Category: DAIC Articles

Infraredx Highlights Value of IVUS + NIRS for Detecting Lipid Core Plaque at ACC.18

March 13, 2018

“Infraredx, a company that works in intravascular imaging for mapping coronary artery disease, today presented a poster at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 67th Annual Scientific Session supporting the value of combination intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) imaging technology to identify lipid core plaque (LCP), an underlying cause of serious cardiac events.”

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iFR More Cost-Effective Than FFR in PCI Guidance

March 12, 2018

“Philips 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 disease at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting, March 10–12, 2018, in Orlando, Fla.”

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Medtronic Launches 2 mm Onyx DES

February 26, 2018

“Designed specifically for small vessels, Medtronic plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the Resolute Onyx 2 mm Drug-Eluting Stent (DES), what it calls the smallest sized DES on the market.”

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Boston Scientific Projects 2019 Launch for Lotus Edge Aortic Valve System

February 23, 2018

“Boston Scientific announced In November 2017 a delay to timelines for commercialization of the Lotus Edge Aortic Valve System in Europe and the U.S., and in a Feb. 1, 2018, conference call the company said its new goal is to launch the Lotus in both markets in 2019, pending final testing and regulatory approvals.”

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