Cath Lab Digest Editor's Update

EDITOR’S UPDATE • May 2014, Vol. 22, No. 5

 

Bonus distribution at the NCVH (New Cardiovascular Horizons) conference, New Orleans, May 28-30, 2014.

 

Advertising Closing Dates for May 2014

Reservations: April 14

Materials: April 21

Mail date: May 9

 

Contact:

Jeff Martin..................(800) 237-7285, Ext. 238, [email protected]

Carson McGarrity................................ Ext. 234, [email protected]

Jeff Benson ..........................................Ext. 270, [email protected]

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Articles for May 2014

 

CME/CEU ACTIVITY

Reducing Length of Stay for TAVR Patients with a Focused Clinical Pathway

Cath Lab Digest talks with:

 

Christian Spies, MD, FACC, FSCAI, The Queen's Center for Valve and Structural Heart Disease, Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, and

 

Brian K. Whisenant, MD, FACC, Intermountain Heart Institute, Intermountain Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

ACCESS & CLOSURE

The Benefits of Radial, But with Femoral Access:

Quick hemostasis, ambulation, and discharge, and excellent patient comfort with the AXERA Access device

Cath Lab Digest talks with Brent MacLaurin, MD, Anderson Heart, Anderson, South Carolina.

 

 CASE REPORT

Successful Use of Intra-aortic Balloon Pump in a Case of Amniotic Embolism

Robert Gallegos, MD, PhD, Gregory Clarke, MD, FACC, Andrea Bashor, MSN, AG-ACNP-BC, Charles Abbottsmith, MD, FACC, The Ohio Heart and Vascular Center, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

TAVR

Improve the TAVR Post-Care Pathway and Reimbursement with a New Free TAVR Optimization App

Cath Lab Digest talks with Christopher U. Meduri, MD, MPH, Interventional Cardiology Fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

 

AUC

Appropriate Use Criteria in the Cath Lab: Can We Make Implementation Easier?

Kishore J. Harjai, MD, MMM, FACC, FSCAI1 and Sudhakar Sattur, MD, MHSA2

1Medical Director, Structural Heart Intervention, Geisinger Clinic (Northeast), Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

2Fellow, Interventional Cardiology, The Methodist Hospital, Queens, New York

 

SINGLE-CENTER STUDY

Testing a Risk Predictor Tool to Identify Patients at Higher Risk for Vascular Groin Complication Post Cardiac Cath or PCI

Mike Fronczak, RN, RCIS; Gloria Reidinger, RNC, APN, EdD; Zebuline Koran, APN, Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, Illinois; John W. McConnell, PhD, Vice-President of Research and Development ECRA Group, Rosemont, Illinois

 

CATH LAB SPOTLIGHT

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

Mic Bradshaw RN, MSN, MHA, CCRN, RCIS, Vancouver, Washington

 

SICP (SOCIETY OF INVASIVE CARDIOVASCULAR PROFESSIONALS)

 

MEETING UPDATE

The Cardiac Diagnostic Interventional Symposium (CDIS), 2013

John H. Balcom; RN, BScN, BHA, Staff Nurse, Creator and Chair of CDIS, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

IN EVERY ISSUE

• Clinical Editor’s Corner: Morton Kern, MD

• Your Path to Program Success (by Corazon, Inc.)

• Education Center: Free CEUs offered by Cath Lab Digest & the North American Center for CMEs (NACCME)-Princeton CME

• Industry News & Products

• Clinical Meetings Calendar

• “Congratulations!”: Personnel Announcements

 

* Note: Articles subject to change at the discretion of the editor.

 

 

EDITOR’S UPDATE • April 2014, Vol. 22, No. 4

Advertising Closing Dates for April 2014

Reservations: March 13

Materials: March 20

Mail date: April 9

 

Contact:

Jeff Martin..................(800) 237-7285, Ext. 238, [email protected]

Carson McGarrity................................ Ext. 234, [email protected]

Jeff Benson ..........................................Ext. 270, [email protected]

Kimberly Sutkowski ............................Ext. 205, [email protected]

 

For classified ads, please contact Tara McGrath, [email protected], or 800-237-7285.

 

For materials questions, please contact Elizabeth Vasil, (800) 237-7285 ext. 239, or email [email protected]

 

Articles for April 2014

 

STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair at Baylor Health Care System

Cath Lab Digest talks with Michael J. Mack, MD, FACC, Chairman, The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano Research Center, Plano, Texas; Medical Director, Cardiovascular Surgery, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas.

 

NEW TECHNOLOGY

Carotid Artery Stenting with the Silk Road System

Cath Lab Digest talks with Richard Cambria, MD, Chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and Co-Director of the Thoracic Aortic Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 

GLOBAL PRACTICE

STEMI Remains the Finest Indication for PCI

Cath Lab Digest talks with Sameer Mehta, MD, FACC, MBA, Course Director, Lumen Global

Chairperson, Lumen Foundation, Miami, Florida.

 

CATH LAB SPOTLIGHT

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

Carol Jane Nauertz, Director, David Van Eynde, Senior RN Manager, Tereasa Lehan, RN Manager

Carla Lenart, EP RT Supervisor, Donna Hanna, RN Manager, Glendale, Arizona

 

 

 

CATH LAB MANAGEMENT

Understanding the Stochastic Behavior of Procedures Helps to Improve the Efficiency Within the Cath Lab

Pieter S. Stepaniak PhD1,2

1Department of Operating Rooms Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2Professor Healthcare Management and Logistics at the Medical University of Gdansk, Poland

 

CATH LAB MANAGEMENT

Testing Results of a Cardiac Catheterization Risk Predictor Tool: Can it Help Predict Vascular Complications Post Procedure?

Mike Fronczak, RN, RCIS, Gloria Reidinger, RNC, APN, EdD, Zebuline Koran, APN, Northwest Community Hospital Arlington Heights, Illinois; John W. McConnell, PhD, Vice-President of Research and Development, ECRA Group, Rosemont, Illinois

 

SICP (SOCIETY OF INVASIVE CARDIOVASCULAR PROFESSIONALS)

 

IN EVERY ISSUE

• Clinical Editor’s Corner: Morton Kern, MD

• Your Path to Program Success (by Corazon, Inc.)

• Education Center: Free CEUs offered by Cath Lab Digest & the North American Center for CMEs (NACCME)-Princeton CME

• Industry News & Products

• Clinical Meetings Calendar

• “Congratulations!”: Personnel Announcements

 

* Note: Articles subject to change at the discretion of the editor.

 

 

 

EDITOR’S UPDATE • March 2014, Vol. 22, No. 3

With distribution at the American College of Cardiology/i2 Summit –

Washington, D.C., March 29-31, 2014

 

Advertising Closing Dates for March 2014

Reservations: February 13

Materials: February 20

Mail date: March 12

 

Contact:

Jeff Martin..................(800) 237-7285, Ext. 238, [email protected]

Jeff Benson.................................Ext. 270, [email protected]

Kimberly Sutkowski...............................Ext. 205, [email protected]

For classified ads, please contact Tara McGrath, [email protected]

For materials questions, please contact Elizabeth Vasil, (800) 237-7285 ext. 239, or email [email protected]

 

Articles for March 2014

CME/CEU ACTIVITY

Adding Value with TAVR at the Oklahoma Heart Institute

Cath Lab Digest talks with Kamran I. Muhammad, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Director, Structural Heart Disease Program, Oklahoma Heart Institute, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

CUTTING-EDGE PROCEDURES

Options for Stem Cell Delivery in Cardiology

Howard T. Walpole, Jr., MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Okyanos Heart Institute, Nashville, Tennessee

 

CATH LAB MANAGEMENT

Ensuring Quality in Cardiac Cath Lab

Sheree Schroeder, MSN, RN, RDCS, FASE, Director of Peer Review Services at Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE)

 

CASE REPORT

Breaking the Rules: Use of Rotational Atherectomy in STEMI

Ailin Barseghian, MD, Senior Cardiology Fellow, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California

William Madrid, MD, Attending Cardiologist, Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Lakewood, California

Omid Vahdat, MD, Attending Cardiologist, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California

 

CASE REPORT

Visualization of a Rare Coronary Anomaly via the Transradial Approach

Justin A. Ratcliffe1, MD, Supreeti Behuria2, MD, and Ramesh Gowda1, MD

1Department of Cardiology; 2Department of Medicine

Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York

 

ASK THE TRANSRADIAL EXPERTS

Do You Use Transradial Access for STEMI Patients with a History of CABG?

Orlando Marrero, RCIS, MBA, Tampa, Florida

Zaheed Tai, DO, FACC, FSCAI, Winter Haven Hospital Winter Haven, Florida

 

CASE REPORT & REVIEW

Acute Myocardial Infarction in a 21-Year-Old Male Due to Essential Thombocytosis

Venkataramanan Gangadharan, MD, Fellow in Cardiovascular Disease, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee; Jonathan Ticku, MD, Hematologist/Oncologist, MD Anderson Cancer Research Institute, Orlando Health Center, Orlando, Florida; Vijaykumar Kasi, MD, PhD, Director of Cardiovascular Research, Orlando Health Heart Institute, Orlando, Florida

 

CATH LAB SPOTLIGHT

Children’s Sibley Heart Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

 

CATH LAB MANAGEMENT

Cost Reduction: The Value of Partnerships in the Medical Marketplace

What happened after one institution committed to a single vendor for coronary artery drug-eluting stents

Adele Serio, MSN, RN, RCIS, Director, Vascular Center of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado

 

CASE REPORT

Acute Myocardial Infarction in an Anomalous Left Circumflex Coronary Artery: A Challenging Primary PCI

Syed Maqbool, MD, DM, DNB, Fellow Invasive Cardiology, Vishal Rastogi, MD, DM, Senior Consultant, Department of Invasive Cardiology, Vijay Kumar, MD, DNB, Senior Consultant, Department of Invasive Cardiology, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

 

NEW TECHNOLOGY

Inside-Out Upper Body Venous Access: First in Human Experience with a Novel Approach using the Surfacer System

Adrian Ebner, MD, Santiago Gallo, MD, Carlos Cetraro, MD, Sanatorio Italiano Hospital Asuncion, Paraguay; John Gurley, MD, Professor, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Director, University of Kentucky Catheterization Laboratory, Lexington, Kentucky, Laura Minarsch, RT(R), CVT, CCRP, Laguna Beach, California

 

NEW TECHNOLOGY

Resurrecting Renal Denervation Research after the Device Industry Gold Rush

Raghotham Patlola, MD, FACC, Luis Salvaggio, MD, FACC, Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Lafayette, Louisiana

 

CASE REPORT

Intercoronary Anastomosis: A Rare Angiographic Finding to be Differentiated from Coronary Collaterals

Kun Xiang, MD PhD, Ehab A. Eltahawy, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio

 

SICP (SOCIETY OF INVASIVE CARDIOVASCULAR PROFESSIONALS)

 

IN EVERY ISSUE

• Clinical Editor’s Corner: Morton Kern, MD

• Your Path to Program Success (by Corazon, Inc.)

• Education Center: Free CEUs offered by Cath Lab Digest & the North American Center for CMEs (NACCME)-Princeton CME

• Industry News & Products

• Clinical Meetings Calendar

• “Congratulations!”: Personnel Announcements

 

* Note: Articles subject to change at the discretion of the editor.

 

 

 

EDITOR’S UPDATE • February 2014, Vol. 22, No. 2

Advertising Closing Dates for February 2014
Reservations: January 17, 2013

Materials: January 24, 2013

Mail date: February 13, 2014

Contact:
Jeff Martin..................(800) 237-7285, Ext. 238, [email protected]
Carson McGarrity................................ Ext. 234, [email protected]
Jeff Benson ......... .................................Ext. 270, [email protected]
For classified ads, please contact Kimberly Sutkowski, ext. 205
 
For materials questions, please contact Monica McLaughlin, (800) 237-7285 ext. 255, or email [email protected].

Articles for February 2014

SYMPOSIUM UPDATE
VEITHSymposium, Hot Topics, Part II
Cath Lab Digest talks with a few of the presenters from the VEITHSymposium, held November 19-23, 2013 in New York City, New York.
 
·       Ali Amin, MD, RVT, on crossing chronic total occlusions.
·       Roger M. Greenhalgh, MD, on his experience with the impact of evidence from clinical trials.
·       Klaus D. Mathias, MD, on managing complications before and after coronary artery stenting.
·      Peter A. Schneider, MD, on 1) The European history with below-the-knee lesions and 2) Decreasing access site complications with routine ultrasound guidance.
 
IN THE LAB
An Interventional Cardiologist’s Experience with Google Glass
Jordan Safirstein, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, New Jersey
 
CASE REPORT
Percutaneous Support with TandemHeart Device for Post Myocardial Infarction Ventriculoseptal Rupture and Cardiogenic Shock: A New Treatment Paradigm?
Hamza Zaheer Ansari, MD(a), Saihari  Sadanandan, MD(b)
(a)Resident physician, Internal Medicine, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, Indiana; (b)Interventional cardiologist, Clearwater Cardiovascular Consultants, Clearwater, Florida.
 
CASE REPORT
A Patient With Coronary Cameral Fistulae and Severe Pulmonary Hypertension Post Liver Transplant
Mallory Balmer-Swain, DO, General Cardiology Fellow, Plaza Medical Center; Arash Manzori, DO, Interventional Cardiology Fellow, Plaza Medical Center; Giri Mundluru, MD, Interventional Cardiologist, Tarrant County Cardiology; Fort Worth, Texas
 
CATH LAB SPOTLIGHT

Wautauga Medical Center Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Cynthia Ann Dixon, BSN, RN, CEN, Boone, North Carolina

 

SICP (SOCIETY OF INVASIVE CARDIOVASCULAR PROFESSIONALS)
 
IN EVERY ISSUE
• Clinical Editor’s Corner: Morton Kern, MD
 
How Should a “Code Blue” be Managed in the Cath Lab?
 
• Your Path to Program Success (by Corazon, Inc.)
• Ask the Transradial Expert: Orlando Marrero, RCIS, MBA
• Education Center: Free CEUs offered by Cath Lab Digest & the North American Center for CMEs (NACCME)-Princeton CME
• Industry News & Products
• Clinical Meetings Calendar
• “Congratulations!”: Personnel Announcements
 
* Note: Articles subject to change at the discretion of the editor.