Tag Archives: Measure

FFRangio Uses X-Rays to Measure Fractional Flow Reserve, Now Cleared in U.S.

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is a measurement of the blood pressure before and after a narrowing of an artery. The larger the difference in the pressure across the stenosis, the more need there is to perform an interventional procedure to open up the artery. Normally, FFR is measured using a special intravascular catheter and this… Read More »

Optically Pumped Magnetometer to Measure Electric Activity of Fetal Hearts

November 5th, 2018 Editors Cardiology, Materials, Medicine, Pediatrics Assessing the electrical activity of a fetal heart is extremely difficult, since ECG is not an option. Ultrasound is not a substitute for electrical conduction study like ECG, so there’s always a search for a better alternative. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen believe that a new… Read More »