Tag: FFR

Study Confirms Elucid’s AI Software Accurately Estimates Lesion-Specific Ischemia Compared to Standard of Care

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Elucid, a medical technology company developing AI software to enable cardiovascular disease detection, announced today the publication of new clinical data in the International Journal of Cardiology. The study, entitled “Coronary plaque assessment of Vasodilative capacity by CT angiography effectively estimates fractional flow reserve” demonstrates that Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) […]

CathWorks Adds Vice President of Global Marketing to Leadership Team

KFAR-SABA, Israel & ALISO VIEJO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CathWorks announced that Ramin Mousavi has joined CathWorks as Vice President of Global Marketing & Strategy. Mr. Mousavi, an experienced cardiovascular marketer, will take responsibility for the CathWorks FFRangio™ System U.S. clinical and commercial launch and direct future expansion into other global markets. Mr. Mousavi […]

Kaneka invests in a US-based medical device company

TOKYO, Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kaneka Corporation (Tokyo, Japan, President: Mamoru Kadokura) has entered into an investment and strategic agreement with an undisclosed US-based medical device company (“Company”). According to this agreement, Kaneka has made an investment in 18.5% shares of the Company and plans to start sales as the exclusive distributor […]

CathWorks FFRangio™ Trial Meets Primary Endpoint and Exceeds Performance Goals

KFAR-SABA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The journal Circulation published results from the CathWorks FFRangio™ FAST-FFR clinical trial in an article titled Accuracy of Fractional Flow Reserve Derived From Coronary Angiography. The publication and trial results were announced today at the 2018 TCT (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics) annual meeting in San Diego, California. The FAST-FFR trial demonstrated that the […]

Clinical trial finds Philips’ instant wave-free ratio (iFR) more cost-effective than fractional flow reserve (FFR) in the guidance of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for heart disease

AMSTERDAM and ORLANDO, Florida, March 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced health economic results from the DEFINE FLAIR clinical trial comparing cost-effectiveness between instant wave-free ratio (iFR) and fractional flow reserve (FFR) in the guidance of treatment of ischemic heart […]

HeartFlow Announces Decision by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Assign a New Technology Payment Classification to HeartFlow® FFRct Analysis

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HeartFlow, Inc. today announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized a New Technology Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) for the HeartFlow® FFRct Analysis, a first-of-its-kind non-invasive technology that helps clinicians diagnose and treat patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). Under the APC payment system, […]

ACIST Medical Systems Announces Approval and Launch of Next-Generation FFR System

DENVER & EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ACIST Medical Systems, Inc., a Bracco Group Company, today announced the global launch of its ACIST RXi® Mini™ System, the next generation system of its RXi Rapid Exchange FFR System. The RXi Mini System will debut at the 29th Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium […]

CathWorks Announces FAST-FFR Pivotal Clinical Trial

KFAR SABA, Israel, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cathworks, a leader in the development of non-invasive Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) measurements for guiding coronary interventions, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in the FAST-FFR (FFRangio Accuracy vs. STandard FFR) clinical trial. This global pivotal trial is designed to assess the efficacy […]

Head-to-Head Study Validates Consistent Performance of Microcatheter FFR

PARIS & EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ACIST Medical Systems Inc., a Bracco Group Company, today announced results from the ACIST-FFR Study (Assessment of Catheter-based Interrogation and Standard Techniques for Fractional Flow Reserve measurement) demonstrating the consistent and correlative performance of the Navvus® MicroCatheter compared to standard pressure wire systems. ACIST-FFR is […]

Acist Medical Systems, Inc. Release: Head-to-Head Study Validates Consistent Performance Of Microcatheter FFR

PARIS & EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ACIST Medical Systems Inc., a Bracco Group Company, today announced results from the ACIST-FFR Study (Assessment of Catheter-based Interrogation and Standard Techniques for Fractional Flow Reserve measurement) demonstrating the consistent and correlative performance of the Navvus® MicroCatheter compared to standard pressure wire systems. ACIST-FFR is […]