Issue Highlights

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:29
The Mount Sinai Medical Center featured the first in-man MicroStent and has thus far completed 5 total cases, all with procedural success and no complications in up to 30-day follow-up. | Read More
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:58
“We have seen a proliferation of wound care centers, but still felt there was a lack specifically for the patients with diabetic wounds and critical limb ischemia.” | Read More
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:59
A 42-year-old Caucasian female with a long history of chronic kidney disease status post living donor-related kidney transplant 18 years prior cautiously underwent angiography as part of her workup for a second kidney transplant due to significantly declining kidney function. | Read More


Fri, 08/17/18 - 9:45am

Document offers guidance for treatment in relati

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Wed, 08/15/18 - 11:12am

DUBLIN – August 15, 2018 - Medtronic plc announced full commercial launch of the IN.PACT

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Mon, 08/13/18 - 4:37pm

NEW YORK – August 13, 2018 – The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has

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Mon, 08/13/18 - 10:15am

(August 13, 2018, Auckland, New Zealand) - Adept Medical, a New Zealand-based design and manufacturing company, discovered the need for a uniq

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Anne Beekman, RN, BSN, NEC, focuses on a very relevant and growing challenge for many cardiac programs — competing and surviving in this new and rapidly changing healthcare environment, an environment that demands a population health focus with a heavy dose of consumerism. 

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Volume 26 - Issue 8 - August 2018   |   367 reads

Kevin Tobin, RN, RCIS, Manager 

Heart and Vascular Center, Erie, Pennsylvania

The Saint Vincent Hospital Cath Lab is a combination cardiac and special procedures unit. Our department has a 6-bay pre/post unit, 3 procedure rooms, and will utilize a hybrid OR room as necessary.

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Volume 26 - Issue 8 - August 2018   |   4,646 reads

Athar Ansari, MD, Director, California Heart & Vascular Clinic, 

El Centro, California

In increasing numbers, operators are choosing to treat their patients outside of hospitals within office-based labs (OBLs), and, equally importantly, patients are increasingly seeking these alternatives to hospital settings. 

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Volume 26 - Issue 8 - August 2018   |   1,687 reads

Shane Recker, Business Analyst, Corazon, Inc.

Working with our client base around the country, trends of mediocre or poor quality scores is an issue regularly faced by many hospitals.

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Volume 26 - Issue 8 - August 2018   |   168 reads

Bonnie McDonald, RN, CEPS, RCES, Imran Ismail, DO, Interventional Cardiologist, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Zephyrhills, Florida

Although not common or rare, coronary bridging (myocardial bridge) is a congenital anomaly where a band of muscle lies on top of a coronary artery instead of below it.

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Volume 26 - Issue 8 - August 2018   |   326 reads