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The following case is part of a series of optical coherence tomography-focused cases supported by St. Jude Medical. | Read More
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 15:24
A 51-year-old white male presented to the cardiac cath lab with a recent, progressive history of shortness of breath, chest pain on exertion, and fatigue.  | Read More
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 14:48
The CoreValve is the first transcatheter valve to have shown superiority to surgical aortic valve replacement for in patients with increased surgical risk. The following case study illustrates the effective use of this valve in a high-risk patient. | Read More

NEWS

Mon, 03/30/15 - 9:58am

DUBLIN – March 30, 2015 – Medtronic plc today announced Japanese regulatory approval for the self-expanding transcatheter CoreValve System for

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Wed, 03/25/15 - 12:24pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota -- Vascular Solutions, Inc.

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Tue, 03/24/15 - 2:28pm

Statement on Transcatheter Pulmonic Valve Replacement Stresses Importance of Heart Team for Collaboration on Treatment Decisions

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Mon, 03/23/15 - 7:02pm

Impella 2.5 is the Only FDA-Approved Percutaneous Hemodynamic Support Device Determined to be Safe and Effective for the High Risk PCI Ind

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Yuliya Vengrenyuk, PhD, Annapoorna Kini, MD, Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York

The following case is part of a series of optical coherence tomography-focused cases supported by St. Jude Medical.

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Volume 23 - Issue 3 - March 2015   |   1,982 reads

Sunil V. Rao, MD, Cath Lab Director and Section Chief of Cardiology, Durham VA Medical Center, Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Marri “Nicki” Fryar, RN, MBA, MHA Nurse Manager, Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Radiology Laboratories, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

The authors can be contacted via Dr. Sunil Rao at sunil.rao@duke.edu.

Tell us about your cath lab.

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Volume 23 - Issue 3 - March 2015   |   2,331 reads

Cath Lab Digest talks with J. Brent Muhlestein, MD, FACC, Co-Director of Cardiology Research, Intermountain Health Care and Intermountain Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah; Professor of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

An emphasis on consensus and partnership allows Intermountain Health Care to unite under treatment guidelines, establish protocols, and save money, all while providing quality patient care.

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Volume 23 - Issue 3 - March 2015   |   2,557 reads

Cath Lab Digest talks with Janet E. Strain, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Cathy Ilardi, RN, BSN, CNML, Nurse Manager, and Randy Sturm, RT(R), Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Laboratory, The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey.

The ProVation system is really very user-friendly. It also does a very reasonable job of generating a billing report, which I use on every case and then give to my billing staff, which makes billing much easier.

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Volume 23 - Issue 3 - March 2015   |   7,227 reads

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