April 2015

Volume 23 Issue 4

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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The following case is part of a series of optical coherence tomography-focused cases supported by St. Jude Medical.
The hospital is the first in Texas, and the only one in Houston, to employ St. Jude Medical's MediGuide Technology, a device that uses GPS-like technology to guide heart catheters during the surgical treatment of arrhythmia.
This month, Cath Lab Digest would like to congratulate…
This month Dr. Mustapha interviews Dr. Tom Davis, MD who is a pioneer in peripheral vascular revascularization.  He shares with us the value of specialty balloons in infrainguinal disease.
With Xper IM, we have greatly increased our ability to data mine, query, and trend and track cases. This has proven valuable for management as well as physicians.
Utilizing a combination of exotic techniques such as retrograde access and transcollateral crossing can increase the options available to the interventionalist for treatment of a complex lesion and improve procedural success.
A 48-year-old man comes to the emergency room with 2 hours of chest pain and electrocardiogram (ECG) showing inferior ST elevation (Figure 1)..
Although leaders must meet budgets and address fiscal imperatives, the art of leadership is ultimately about positively impacting others, which in turn has the potential to positively impact healthcare outcomes.
The Destino Twist (Oscor) is a single guiding sheath allowing access to difficult-to-reach vascular anatomy. Cath Lab Digest talks with Dr. Bruno Damascelli and Dr. Vladimira Tichà about their experience with the Destino Twist in procedures such as r…
A collection of coronary images courtesy of St. Elizabeth Health System, Kentucky.