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February 2014

Volume 22 Issue 2
Many of the tools, ideas and approaches that we have now were first attempted and then further developed in Europe before transferring to other areas.
Dr. Klaus Mathias has performed over 5,000 carotid artery stenting procedures.
Fifteen years after beginning his surgical practice in 1976, Dr. Roger M. Greenhalgh reflects, “I wasn’t aware that clinical trials had any impact on my patients at all.”
Chronic total occlusions (CTOs) are a complex clinical scenario. For lower extremity intervention of CTOs, successful treatment involves several variables.
Watauga Medical Center Cath Lab began doing interventional catheterizations in late 2012. Currently, four physicians share a single procedure room: an interventional cardiologist, an electrophysiologist, and two interventional radiologists.