Search Tag: IVUS

IMAGING Management

Hybrid Imaging Better in Detecting Dangerous Plaques in Arteries

2016 16 May

Two collaborating research labs funded by the U.S. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) have revealed a promising new method for identifying atherosclerotic plaques, the encased deposits in arteries that restrict blood flow and can lead to heart attack or stroke. The hybrid imaging technology, that allows for an unprecedented... Read more

Cardiology Management

FFR and IVUS-Guided PCI vs Standard PCI

2014 11 Aug

According to a new observational study, the use of fractional flow reserve (FFR) or intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) during PCI does not improve long-term mortality when compared with standard angiography-guided PCI. The study findings are based on the analysis of 41,688 patients that were included in the Pan-London (UK) PCI Registry with stable angina... Read more


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