April 2013

Volume 21 Issue 4

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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Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware, has received the Get With The Guidelines–Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Review courses and more information from the SICP.
I love hemodynamics in the cath lab and appreciate the opportunity to address problems with measurements and their interpretation. Dr. Safwan Kassas, from the Michigan Cardiovascular Institute, asked the following questions concerning hemodynamic cal…
Patrick is the Director of the Invasive Cardiovascular Technology program at Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
We present herein a case of successful intervention of sequential lesions in an aberrant circumflex artery arising from the right coronary ostium, using a 5 French guide catheter and an anchoring wire into the normal right coronary artery to enable s…
We present an infant with Ebstein’s anomaly and ventricular communications that permitted excess pulmonary blood flow in neonatal period.
We present a case of a lesion within a previously placed right coronary artery stent that was determined to be thrombotic in nature, thereby guiding the strategy for percutaneous coronary intervention.
In order to decrease the rate of systemic or coronary air embolization during intracoronary medication delivery, our cardiac catherization laboratory has modified a 3-line manifold by inserting a stopcock pigtail attached to a 5 mL drug (nitroglyceri…
Notification of cardiovascular professionals’ recent accomplishments. Email information to cathlabdigest@aol.com.
We report the case of a 22-year-old male with a dissected right coronary artery following a motor vehicle collision while riding his bicycle, and the steps taken to repair the dissection.