May 2011

Volume 19 Issue 5

Editorial Staff

Clinical Editor
Morton Kern, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Rebecca Kapur
Production Manager
Elizabeth Vasil

Editorial Correspondence

Rebecca Kapur, Managing Editor, Cath Lab Digest
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The American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session is the time to hear about the most important advances in cardiology. These presentations are often summarized in the media and later published in the scientific journals. I thought I woul…
Efficiency, flexibility, versatility ... these are the guiding planning and design objectives for today’s surgical/interventional hospital suites. Hospitals can achieve their goals for cost-effective delivery of quality care when planners and designe…
AbstractBefore patients enter the cardiac cath lab for a procedure, almost all have undergone one or more diagnostic tests, imaging studies, an electrocardiogram (ECG), or blood work such as serum troponin levels to confirm the likelihood of coronary…