1. Renowned Interventional Cardiologists Discuss Potential Breakthrough of OCT and FFR in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease (Video)

    Renowned Interventional Cardiologists Discuss Potential Breakthrough of OCT and FFR in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease (Video)

    Renowned Interventional Cardiologists Dr. Augusto Pichard from Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC, Dr. Evelyn Regar from Erasmus Medical Center in The Netherlands, Dr. Francesco Prati from San Giovanni Hospital in Italy, and Dr. Takashi Akasaka from Wakayama Medical University in Japan talk about the tremendous promise of fractional flow reserve (FFR) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) technology used for optimizing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), commonly known as coronary angioplasty, one therapeutic procedure used to treat the stenotic (narrowed) coronary arteries of the heart found in coronary heart disease.  Both technologies represent potential breakthroughs in the understanding and treatment of cardiovascular disease, the #1 killer in the industrialized world.

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