1. Functional Measurement Functioning Well at Volcano

    Functional Measurement Functioning Well at Volcano
    To stent or not to stent? The question is more than a rhetorical one when a patient is on the cath lab table and a coronary blockage is seen on the angiogram. Luckily, there are methods available to help give a more scientific answer to this question. Equipment for two of these techniques, Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) and Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR -- a.k.a. "functional measurement") is manufactured by Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) a San Diego-based device company that announced its fourth quarter results earlier today.
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