Cath Lab Digest Editor's Update

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September 2019
Vol. 27, No. 9
Distributed at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), September 25-29, San Francisco

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Articles for September 2019

IMAGING

Imaging for Left Atrial Appendage Closure Procedures

Cath Lab Digest talks with David G. Rizik, MD, FACC, MSCAI, Director of Structural and Coronary Interventions, and Robert F. Burke, MD, HonorHealth Medical Center, Scottsdale, Arizona.

 

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE

Stenting the Popliteal Artery

Cath Lab Digest talks with Erik Stilp, MD, FACC, RPVI, Ascension Medical Group, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

CASE REPORT & REVIEW

Impella-Assisted Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty for Critical Aortic Stenosis as a Bridge to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Saad Ali1, OMS-IV, Huseyin E. Arman1, Jothiharan Mahenthiran2, MD, Sandeep Dube2, MD

1College of Osteopathic Medicine, Marian University, Indianapolis, Indiana; 2Community Hospital North, Heart and Vascular, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

CATH LAB OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCIES: EXPERT ADVICE

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STENTS

Resolute Onyx 2.0: A New Tool for Small Vessel Coronary Artery Disease

Zhaowei Ai, MD, PhD, FACC, Prevea Health, Green Bay, Wisconsin

 

ACCESS

Pseudoaneurysm after Left Distal Transradial Access: A Rare Complication in the New Emerging Approach for Catheterization Access

Achmad Fauzi Yahya1, Miftah Pramudyo1, Mohammad Iqbal1, Hawani Sasmaya1, Syarief Hidayat1, Teguh Marven Djajakusumah2, Ferdinand Kiemeneij3

1Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Padjadja-ran/Dr.Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung, Indonesia; 2Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Padjadjaran/Dr.Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung, Indonesia; 3Department of Cardiology, MC Zuiderzee Hospital, Lelystad, the Netherlands

 

ROBOTIC PCI

At Ohio Health, More Peripheral Than Coronary Procedures With CorPath Robotic-Assisted Intervention

Cath Lab Digest talks with John A. Phillips, MD, Medical Director: Endovascular Medicine, Riverside Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Heart & Vascular Physicians, Columbus, Ohio.

 

THROMBECTOMY

Mechanical Power Aspiration With CAT RX and Indigo System: Innovations in Coronary Thrombus Removal

S. Jay Mathews1, MD, MS, FACC, Brian Kolski2, MD, Vasco Marques3, MD, Suhail Dohad4, MD

1Manatee Memorial Hospital, Bradenton, Florida; 2St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, California; 3Florida Hospital, Tampa, Florida; 4Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

 

CASE REPORT

Treatment of Critical Hand Ischemia via Orbital Atherectomy and Balloon Angioplasty in an African-American Hemodialysis Patient

Abdul Bahro1, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Connie Williams2, AGACNP-BC, Zsuzsanna Igyarto3, PhD, Brad J. Martinsen4, PhD

1Director of the Interventional Catheterization Laboratory, Chief of Cardiovascular Services of CHS Hospitals in Mississippi, Merit Health Central, Jackson, Mississippi; 2Interventional Cardiology Nurse Practitioner, Merit Health Central, Jackson, Mississippi; 3Sr. Scientific Affairs Associate, Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota; 4Director of Scientific Affairs, Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota

 

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Incorporating the DyeVert System Into Focused Protocols: A Hard Stop for Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury

Cath Lab Digest talks with Barry Bertolet, MD, Carla Durham, RN, North Mississippi Medical Center Cath Lab Manager, North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, Mississippi.

 

GP IIB/IIIA INHIBITORS

The STAIR Registry: Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Heparin + Short-Term Tirofiban vs Bivalirudin Monotherapy During PCI

Cath Lab Digest talks to J. Brent Muhlestein, MD, FAHA, FACC, Co-Director of Cardiology Research, Intermountain Health Care and Intermountain Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah; Professor of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

CORONARY PHYSIOLOGY

Resting Physiological Indices When You Don’t Have One

Jay Widmera, MD, and Morton Kernb, MD

aBaylor Scott and White, Central Texas, Assistant Professor TAMU College of Medicine, Temple, Texas; bChief of Medicine, Long Beach VA Medical Center, Long Beach, California; Associate Chief Cardiology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California

 

CUTTING EDGE

Near-InfraRed Spectroscopy (NIRS)/Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) at UCLA’s Heart Transplantation Program

Cath Lab Digest talks with Ali Nsair, MD, Director of the Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) Health, Los Angeles, California.

 

CATH LAB MANAGEMENT

Taking the Team Business Seriously

Ruben N. Filimonczuk, RCES, AS-PMD, CCEMT-P, Charlotte, North Carolina

 

CREDENTIALING

Updates to Cardiovascular Credentialing International’s Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) Examination

 

IMAGING CORNER

Successful LAAC Using 3D TEE

Images courtesy UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California.

Reprinted with permission from EP Lab Digest August 2019.

 

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* Note: Articles subject to change at the discretion of the editor.