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Rebecca Kapur, Managing Editor, Cath Lab Digest
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March 2015

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Volume 23 Issue 3
A 61-year-old man with multiple risk factors underwent cardiac catheterization for evaluation of chest pain and a small reversible anterior/anterolateral wall defect on an exercise myocardial perfusion imaging.
A 48-year-old male with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation presented for a left atrial appendage closure secondary to contraindication to oral anticoagulation. The closure was performed successfully using the Lariat suture-based closure system and the pr…
The CoreValve is the first transcatheter valve to have shown superiority to surgical aortic valve replacement for in patients with increased surgical risk. The following case study illustrates the effective use of this valve in a high-risk patient.
This month, Cath Lab Digest would like to congratulate…
For cardiovascular (CV) program administrators, there are three particular areas of regulatory change that may significantly impact program performance and overall organizational success: value-based purchasing, 30-day readmission penalties, and the…