June 2014

Volume 22 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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In this article, we will share the path of iPad integration into a clinical setting, in this case, the Cardiac Diagnostic Interventional Unit (CDIU) at SickKids.
We are now entering an era of healthcare reform measures that often require hospitals to “do more with less” – which is particularly true in the case of rural hospitals with advanced cardiovascular services.
Raised systolic and diastolic blood pressures may have different effects on different types of cardiovascular diseases and at different ages, according to new research involving 1.25 million patients from primary care practices in England published i…
The second edition of the International Symposium on Left Atrial Appendage (ISLAA) was held in Orlando, Florida on March 14-16, 2014.
In our continuing series of “Conversations in Cardiology”, we present some controversy about when we should be using the activated clotting time (ACT) and what it means.
Following is a case where a “guide extension” was required for the procedure despite left radial access.
The Mynx Ace (Figure 1A-B) uses the Grip Technology sealant, which is composed of two different components of polyethylene glycol. The tip is unreacted and not cross-linked. Upon deployment, human body temperature and pH level cause this component to…
Email notice of credentialing, job changes, promotions, etc., to us at cathlabdigest@aol.com. This month, Cath Lab Digest would like to congratulate….
Re: Updating Algorithm for Shock and Drug Administration for Ventricular Tachycardia