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CathWorks’ Fractional Flow Reserve System Cleared

Dec. 27, 2018

The FDA cleared CathWorks’ non-invasive FFRangio fractional flow reserve system for measuring blood pressure and flow through the coronary artery.

Fractional flow reserve is used during coronary catheterization to determine the likelihood that an abnormal narrowing of a blood vessel will hinder oxygen delivery to the patient’s heart.

The device is used during coronary angiography procedures to help physicians make clinical decisions without the need for another intervention.

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