Cath Lab Digest Editor's Update

 EDITOR’S UPDATE

 September 2014, Vol. 22, No. 9

Bonus distribution at the TCT (Transcatheter Cardiovascular

Therapeutics) conference,Washington, D.C.,

 September 14-16, 2014

 

Advertising Closing Dates for September 2014

Reservations: August 8

Materials: August 15

Mail date: September 5

 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]

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Articles for September 2014

ANTIPLATELET THERAPY

Tirofiban in Acute Coronary Syndrome: Finding Value in the Cath Lab
Cath Lab Digest talks with Michael McDaniel, MD, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Decatur, Georgia, about the creation and implementation of the Emory University ACS algorithm, and its use of high-dose bolus tirofiban in ACS.

CASE REPORT
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in the Post Partum Period: A Pregnancy-Related Phenomenon

S.K. Chutani, MD, DM, FHRS, CEPS, CCDS, FACC, Sr. Consultant Cardiology, Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital, Ghaziabad, Delhi, India

CATH LAB BASICS
Octogenarians and Issues in Cath Lab Care

Ibrahim Khormi, Lamis Jada, Tamara Kobakhidze, Jennifer Robinson, Richard J. Merschen, EdS, RT(R)(CV), RCIS, Jefferson School of Health Professions and Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CATH LAB SPOTLIGHT

Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital
Jack D. Holmes, RN, Manager, Cardiac Services, Cardiac Cath and EP Lab, Baytown, Texas

ACC-NCDR

A Look at the ACC-NCDR’s New Peripheral Vascular Intervention (PVI) Registry
An interview from the American College of Cardiology’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry

STRUCTURAL HEART

The Repositionable Trinity TAVI System: A Case Report and Interview
Cath Lab Digest talks with Christian Hengstenberg, MD, German Heart Center, Munich, Germany.

LVADS

The Impella 5.0: A Brief Overview
Hamza Zaheer Ansari1, Azam Hadi2
; 1
Resident Physician, Indiana University Health; 2Assistant Professor, Division of Heart Failure, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University Health.

CATH LAB TECHNOLOGY

Scripps Memorial Cath Lab Uses Web-Based RepScheduler App to Schedule and Manage Vital Vendor Relationships

 TAVR

The TAVR Program at Mission Health Hospital
Cath Lab Digest talks with:
Dana Tripplett, RN, Coordinator Structural Heart/Valve Program, Mission Health
Mark A. Groh, MD, Asheville Heart Associates, a Mission Health affiliate
Joshua Leitner, MD, Asheville Cardiology Associates, a Mission Health affiliate
Asheville, North Carolina

CASE REPORT

“A Hit and A Miss”: Acute Coronary Embolism in a Patient with Multiple Mechanical Prosthetic Valves

Jugal Sharma, MD, Aditya Kapoor, DM, FACC, Sudeep Kumar, DM, FACC, Department of Cardiology, Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, Lucknow, India

NEW TECHNOLOGY

New Steerable Pre-shaped Sheath for Abdominal Vascular Interventions
Vladimira Tichà, MD, Gianluigi Patelli, MD, Roberto Bolis, RT, Bruno Damascelli, MD,
Department of Radiology, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan (V.T.), Department of Interventional Radiology (B.D., V.T.), EMO GVM Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan and the Department of Radiology (G.P., R.B.) Pesenti Fenaroli Hospital, Alzano Lombardo, Italy

CASE REPORT

Ultrasound-Assisted Catheter-Directed Low-Dose Thrombolysis: A Safer Alternative to Systemic Thrombolytics for Pulmonary Embolism
Anas Safadi, MD, St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart, Indiana

CATH LAB SAFETY

British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) Cardiac Catheterisation Lab Safety Checklist
Dr. Tom Cahill and Dr. Rod Stables
Reprinted with permission of the British Cardiovascular Society

• ACE: ACCREDITATION FOR CARDIOVASCULAR EXCELLENCE
• CASE FILES BY DR. GEORGE
• SICP (SOCIETY OF INVASIVE CARDIOVASCULAR PROFESSIONALS)

IN EVERY ISSUE
• Clinical Editor’s Corner: Morton Kern, MD
• 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.

 

EDITOR’S UPDATE

 

August 2014, Vol. 22, No. 8

 

Bonus distribution at the Amputation Prevention Symposium

 

(AMP), August 14-16, 2014, Chicago, Illinois

 Advertising Closing Dates for the August 2014 issue

Reservations: July 17, 2014

 

Materials: July 24, 2014

 

Mail date: August 13, 2014

 

Contact:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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Articles for August 2014

 

CASE REPORT

A Complex Coronary Intervention via Transradial Access

Neil Salwani, MD, Adhir Shroff, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiovascular Catheterization Laboratories, Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program, University of Illinois – Chicago, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

This case series is supported by Medtronic.

 

CATH LAB REPORTING

Structured Reporting in the Cath Lab Space

Anne Beekman, BSN, RN, Manager, Kresge Cardiac Cath Lab, Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute, Cardiovascular Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan

 

ASK THE TRANSRADIAL EXPERTS

Transradial Reverse CART

Orlando Marrero, RCIS, MBA, Tampa, Florida, Zaheed Tai, DO, FACC, FSCAI, Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven, Florida

 

CASE FILES FROM DR. GEORGE

Utility of Fractional Flow Reserve Measurement in Demonstrating Chronic Ischemic Myocardium in Chronic Total Occlusions of Coronary Arteries

Brian Shaw DO, Vincent Varghese DO, and Jon C. George, MD, Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Medicine, Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, New Jersey

 

PROGRAM ADVICE FROM THE EXPERTS

Planning for the Future: Proven Recruitment Strategies to Avoid Shortages

Steve Geyer, Vice President, Corazon, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

CATH LAB SAFETY

British Cardiovascular Society Cardiac Catheterization Lab Safety Checklist

Dr. Tom Cahill and Dr. Rod Stables, reprinted with permission of The British Cardiovascular Society.

 

CATH LAB SPOTLIGHT

Swedish Medical Center

Seattle, Washington

 

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


July 2014, Vol. 22, No. 7

Advertising Closing Dates for July 2014

Reservations: June 12

Materials: June 19

Mail date: July 10

 

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.

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Articles for July 2014

CATH LAB SPOTLIGHT

Metro Health Hospital

Wyoming, Michigan

 

 

 

 

 

CUTTING-EDGE DEVICES

Overcoming Calcified, Tortuous Access for Large Devices with the SoloPath Balloon-Expandable and Collapsible Sheath

Cath Lab Digest talks with J. Michael Tuchek, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Director, Thoracic Aortic Stent Graft Program, Loyola University Medical Center and Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois.


SINGLE-CENTER STUDY

Radial Artery Spasm Prevention (RASP Study): A Retrospective Analysis of Oral Pharmacologic Prophylaxis for Prevention of Radial Artery Spasm during Transradial Access for Cardiac Catheterization

T Waggoner, DO, R White, DO, PV Wassmer, BS, P Wassmer, MD, R Sanchez, MD, A Rosenthal, MD, Northside Hospital & The Heart Institute, Departments of Graduate Medical Education & Cardiology, St. Petersburg, Florida

 

 CASE REPORT

Ventricular Septal Defect in an Acute Myocardial Infarction

Stephen V. Priest, MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, Raymond C. Lenius, MS, RCIS, Cole Hyden, RCIS, and Michele Curley, Gulf Coast Medical Center, Fort Myers, Florida

 

TIPS AND TRICKS

Guidewire Hydroglide Technique ‘Booster’

Adam T. Stys, MD, Professor of Medicine, Muhammad A. Khan, MD, Naveen Rajpurohit, MD, Tomasz P. Stys, MD, Marian Petrasko, MD

 

SINGLE-CENTER STUDY

Testing a Risk Predictor Tool: Can It 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, RN, APN, DNP, 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.)

• Ask the Transradial Expert: Orlando Marrero, RCIS, MBA, and Zaheed Tai, DO, FACC, FSCAI

• Education Center: Free CEUs offered by the North American Center for CMEs (NACCME)

• Industry News & Products

• Clinical Meetings Calendar

• “Congratulations!”: Personnel Announcements

 

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

 


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]

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

 

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

 

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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.

 

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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]

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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]
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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.