Dr. Hodgson commented, "IVUS and FFR play an invaluable role in modern-day PCI. As practitioners, we are routinely misled by using angiography alone to assess lesion severity and confirm proper stent placement. Although IVUS and FFR have long been available to augment angiography, legacy systems were cumbersome, and access to these systems was too limited to drive broader acceptance."
Dr. Hodgson continued, "The combination of more complex target lesions, concerns about late stent thrombosis, the launch of new faster, integrated IVUS and FFR technologies, and the growing awareness that angiography does not tell the whole story, has driven IVUS use dramatically higher in recent years. It is no wonder that the use of IVUS has increased so rapidly."
The Volcano TLC speaker program with Dr. John Hodgson will visit the following cities over the next three months; New York City, Framingham, Buckhead, Miami, Baltimore, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Rosemont, Milwaukee, Houston, Dallas, Seattle, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Fresno, Montreal and Toronto. For specific dates, times and locations, please refer to the Volcano website at http://www.volcanocorp.com.
Volcano will highlight the new s5i integrated systems at the American
College of Cardiology ACC Symposium in Chicago, March 29th to April 2nd.
Volcano will have these new systems on display at Booth number #18093 for
live demonstrations, as well as transmitting cases from ACC live broadcast
sites. The Volcano s5-Revo and s5-FFR options complement the
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