Tag: iFR

Philips announces DEFINE GPS global multicenter study to assess outcomes of PCI procedures guided by integrated iFR and interventional X-ray images

Randomized controlled trial with up to 3,000 participants at 75 sites to compare outcomes between physiological guidance by iFR data co-registered on the angiogram (interventional X-ray image) versus the standard of care use of an angiogram alone Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is one of the main treatment options to open […]

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 […]

Will iFR and OCT be the New Gold Standard for Pre-Intervention Analysis?

By Ken Dropiewski A new technique may soon bring even more precision to interventional cardiology. Patients with known coronary lesions are being urged to undergo two additional tests before intervention. These diagnostic tools are Instant Wave-free ratio (iFR) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), and they help cardiologist make important decisions […]