June 2013

Volume 21 Issue 6

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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Atrium Medical Corporation, a business unit of MAQUET Cardiovascular, announced the 1-year results of the INFUSE-AMI (Abciximab and Aspiration Thrombectomy in Patients With Large Anterior Myocardial Infarction) trial. Dr. Gregg Stone, the principle i…
Cath Lab Digest would like to congratulate…
The Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals (SICP) has had an exciting and exceptionally busy spring 2013.
I have a very close family acquaintance with aortic stenosis who was beginning to fail. I have known this 91-year-old widowed woman and mother of 4 for many years.
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We describe the case of a lady presenting with an acute coronary syndrome, in whom coronary angiography showed single coronary ostium and multivessel atherosclerotic disease.
Is your organization currently seeking a cardiovascular nurse manager? If so, you are not alone! Over the past few years, Corazon has found that the cardiovascular nurse manager role, both in the cath lab and the cardiovascular ICU setting, is a posi…
The rapid improvement of clinical symptoms is remarkable and reason enough to offer this procedure to our patients.
We do transradial approach as the default approach for all STEMIs, regardless of age or sex. There are, however, a few things to consider when doing transradial PCI in the elderly. The following is a complex STEMI case performed in an octagenarian.
Interventional cardiologist Dr. Horst Sievert has performed over 50,000 interventions, treating coronary, structural heart, and peripheral artery disease. He is the founder of several international conferences focusing on endovascular and structural…