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CrossBoss First Shows Promise for Antegrade CTO PCI

November 07, 2017

“Upfront use of a dedicated catheter for antegrade crossing of coronary chronic total occlusions (CTOs) results in similar crossing time, success rates, complications, equipment utilization, and cost compared with a primary wire-escalation strategy, according to results of the CrossBoss First study.”

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Quantitative Flow Ratio Shows Potential in Cath Lab

November 03, 2017

“A novel angiography-based method for deriving fractional flow reserve (FFR), assessed online in the cath lab without pressure wires or induction of hyperemia, appears feasible and able to accurately detect functionally significant coronary lesions.”

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