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EUROPEAN Device Guide / FFR Technologies

Company Name Product Name Type (Fixed or Movable Core) Diameter (inch) Length (cm) Tip Type Antithrombogenic (Yes/No) Comments
Philips ComboWire Guidewire Fixed core 0.014 185 Straight Yes Measures both pressure and flow, using Doppler ultrasound, on one wire; 1.5-cm sensor spacing and 0-cm sensor spacing available
Philips FloWire Doppler Guidewire Fixed core 0.014 175, 300 Straight, J-shaped Yes Measures flow using pulsed-wave Doppler technology
Opsens Medical OptoWire Nitinol core with free-floating technology 0.014 174 0.65-g tip load Yes A second-generation fiber-optic pressure guidewire; accurate pressure measurements can be repeated with consistency, and fiber optic enables unique concentric guidewire design with improved torqueability; operators can access complex anatomies while saving time and cost by delivering a stent over the same guidewire; the wire is designed to provide low drift
Abbott PressureWire Aeris Fixed core 0.014 175, 300 Straight Yes, PTFE coated Fully integrated, wireless system when used with compatible hemodynamic systems; provides FFR measurement on Ilumien system
Abbott PressureWire Certus Fixed core 0.014 175, 300 Straight Yes, PTFE coated Measures pressure, flow, and temperature on one guidewire
Infraredx, A Nipro Company TVC Insight 0.014 160 High-resolution rotational IVUS image with precision automated pullback; excellent deliverability with a durable hydrophilic coating; catheter provides additional information with lipid core plaque detection (also see Intravascular Ultrasound)
Philips Verrata Plus Pressure Guidewire Fixed core 0.014 185, 300 Straight, J-shaped Yes Integrated iFR, FFR, and IVUS on s5i, Core, and IntraSight systems; integrates to measure FFR with compatible hemodynamic systems
Philips Verrata Pressure Guidewire Fixed core 0.014 185, 300 Straight, J-shaped Yes Integrated iFR, FFR, and IVUS on s5i, Core, and IntraSight systems; integrates to measure FFR with compatible hemodynamic systems

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