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Rebecca Kapur
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Editorial Correspondence

Rebecca Kapur, Managing Editor, Cath Lab Digest
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June 2013

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Volume 21 Issue 6
When we looked at how our processes improved — less hold times, quicker discharge times for outpatients, more rapid ambulation, and improved cardiac telemetry unit nursing time — it became increasingly obvious that this technology would not only save…
We all recognize that the process of external invited peer review can be unnerving to some, but it is important to acknowledge that, increasingly, we are all under external scrutiny, more than ever before. What can be done to ensure an effective ongo…
We present a case of subacute myocardial infarction with saphenous vein graft occlusion managed successfully with catheter-directed intra-graft thrombolysis and aspiration thrombectomy to reduce the risk of embolization and limit the zone of treatmen…
Currently, St. Mary’s has three cath lab suites, two electrophysiology (EP) suites and a hybrid suite. Our team of physicians and staff perform over 3,000 cases per year with American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC-N…