Issue Highlights

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 13:32
The following case is part of a series of transradial-focused reports directed by section editor Dr. Samir Pancholy. This case series is supported by an educational grant from Medtronic. | Read More
Sat, 08/01/2015 - 13:29
It is essential that we continue an open-mind approach to the CLI patient and always offer the best therapeutic option for the presented lesion. | Read More
Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:56
Here, we present a case of a patient with anomalous right coronary artery with an inter-arterial course and review the clinical relevance and management of coronary anomalies with corroborating images.   | Read More

NEWS

Thu, 09/03/15 - 11:14am

- Chocolate® Balloon Angioplasty Registry represents one of the largest single studies ever conducted of interventions in patients with be

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Tue, 09/01/15 - 10:02am

LONDON, UK– According to results of the PLATFORM (Prospective LongitudinAl Trial of FFRCT: Outcome and Resource Impacts) trial, a test known a

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Tue, 09/01/15 - 9:59am

September 1, 2015, LONDON, England – A drug-eluting coronary stent, or “scaffold” made from bioresorbable material, showed similar efficacy an

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Tue, 09/01/15 - 9:55am

September 1, 2015 — LONDON, UK – Extending treatment with the anticoagulant bivalirudin for at least four hours after completion of percutaneo

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Mike Colgate, RCIS, MPH, Lead Cardiovascular Technologist, Katherine McCardell, RN, Heart and Vascular Services Director, Fresno, California

Saint Agnes Medical Center is a ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) receiving center, with a combined cath lab/interventional radiology (IR) department. Housed within the department are three dedicated Philips cardiac cath suites and two IR suites.

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An interview with Lynn Smith RN, MSN, Director of Heart and Vascular Services, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, Greenville, South Carolina. 

In 2011, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, South Carolina, was the first hospital to be nationally recognized with Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) accreditation. They followed that accomplishment in February 2014 by becoming the first hospital ever to receive reaccreditation for its CathPCI program from ACE. 

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Orlando Marrero, RCIS, MBA, Tampa, Florida, Zaheed Tai, DO, FACC, FSCAI, Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven, Florida, and Heart of Florida, Davenport, Florida 

This is an 80-year-old gentleman with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, gastroesophageal reflux disease, diabetes, obesity, renal insufficiency and right lower extremity claudication with a small slow healing ulceration of the first digit.

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Mallory Balmer-Swain, DO, General Cardiology Fellow, Plaza Medical Center, Fort Worth, Texas, Farhan Ali, MD, MPH, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Interventional Cardiologist, 

Heart Center of North Texas, Fort Worth, Texas

The GuideLiner catheter is a 20cm extension that is placed through a guiding catheter in a “mother and child” configuration, allowing deep intubation of the target vessel.

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