December 2015

Volume 23 Issue 12

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
HMP Communications, 70 E. Swedesford Rd
Suite 100, Malvern PA 19355
Telephone: (440) 717-0418

Fax: (866) 896-8762
In this report, we demonstrate how ultrasound guidance can facilitate an otherwise challenging situation of upper extremity access for right and left heart catheterization.
TGH’s Cardiovascular Interventional Lab (CVIL) consists of four cardiac catheterization labs, two electrophysiology (EP) labs and six interventional radiology (IR) labs, including two neuro-interventional labs.    
Several thought leaders in coronary physiology recommend returning to intracoronary (IC) adenosine. I thought it might be worthwhile to discuss how IC adenosine came to be used, its best dosing, and a couple tips on technique for administration.