Angiography is often used for diagnosing coronary artery disease, but is unable to accurately capture the plaque morphology and eccentricity of an epicardial stenosis. As a result, angiography alone cannot be used to objectively provide a comprehensive assessment of both the epicardial arteries and the microvasculature.1
A comprehensive physiology assessment enables interventional cardiologists (ICs) to:
The benefits of using coronary physiology include:
With its pressure and temperature sensors, PressureWire™ X Guidewire has the capability to measure the entirety of the coronary circulation:9,10
PressureWire™ X Guidewire has been extensively studied and clinically validated in both stable and acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients.5,11-12
PressureWire™ X Guidewire is the only9 wire with multiple connection options to eliminate clutter and meet your lab's needs.
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