1. New 3-D Vessel Reconstruction Technology to Aid Physicians in Stent Placement Launches in the US

    New 3-D Vessel Reconstruction Technology to Aid Physicians in Stent Placement Launches in the US

    St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and launch of its ILUMIEN ™ OPTIS ™ PCI Optimization ™ System, a new technology designed to provide physicians with a comprehensive disease assessment tool for treating patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). The system will be on display for the first time in the U.S. during the 2013 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium. The ILUMIEN platform helps physicians better understand which arteries should be treated and how best to treat them. It works by integrating both Fractional Flow Reserve ...

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