Tag: FFR

Meta-analysis shows FFR-guided PCI reduces myocardial infarction

A meta-analysis of individual patient-level data from FAME 2, DANAMI-PRIMULTI and Compare-Acute indicates that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) guided by fractional flow reserve (FFR)...

Enrolment in FAST-FFR trial completed early

CathWorks has announced that its FAST-FFR trial is fully enrolled ahead of schedule. The trial is designed to evaluate efficacy of the CathWorks FFRangio...

EuroPCR 2017: Safety of deferring stenting in acute coronary syndrome patients...

A pooled patient-level analysis of patients undergoing physiological assessment, with either fractional flow reserve (FFR) or instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR), indicates that deferring coronary...

EuroPCR 2017: Head-to-head study validates consistent performance of FFR microcatheter

ACIST Medical Systems announced results from the ACIST-FFR study (Assessment of catheter-based interrogation and standard techniques for fractional flow reserve measurement), which demonstrated—a press...

ACC 2017: “iFR may be the new standard” of physiological assessment...

Writing in The New England Journal of Medicine, Deepak L Bhatt (Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA)...

Enrolment completed for ACIST-FFR multicentre study

ACIST Medical Systems has announced that enrolment has been completed in its ACIST-FFR study—Assessment of catheter-based interrogation and standard techniques for fractional flow reserve...

AHA 2016: Mortality rate with FFR-guided treatment of multivessel disease is...

The results of the FUTURE (Functional testing underlying revascularisation) trial indicate that the use of fractional flow reserve (FFR) to guide treatment—medical management, percutaneous...

Standardisation paper aims to enhance uniformity of FFR in clinical practice

Gabor Toth (University Heart Centre Graz, Graz, Austria), Bernard De Bruyne (Cardiovascular Research Center Aalst, OLV Clinic, Aalst, Belgien) and others outline, in the...

FDA approves St Jude Medical’s PressureWire X guidewire

St Jude Medical has announced the FDA clearance and launch of its PressureWire X guidewire fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurement system. According to a...

The role of fractional flow reserve in managing STEMI patients with...

Recent studies have indicated that complete revascularisation in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and multivessel disease is associated with better outcomes than...