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Rebecca Kapur
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Rebecca Kapur, Managing Editor, Cath Lab Digest
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October 2016

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Volume 24 Issue 10
Terumo and MedAxiom are excited to announce a partnership focused on supporting cardiovascular groups in achieving the full clinical and operational benefits associated with transradial procedures. Combining Terumo’s expertise in transradial and MedA…
We describe a case where a hydrophilic introducer was entrapped in the radial artery, and with the use of a recently described non-pharmacologic technique, was successfully removed. 
The majority of complex coronary interventions can be performed radially. There are some limitations, such as subclavian/innominate tortuosity and vasospasm, which often can be overcome with experience. 
Several years ago, inspired by the fact that we receive so many applications to present innovation at TCT, we decided to separate innovation from mainstream education and hold dedicated sessions in order to display the best innovative concepts in int…
Early findings in this novel, all-comers PAD study suggest that “watchful waiting” in Rutherford Class 2-3 and “primary amputation” in Rutherford Class 6 may not be necessary. Percutaneous vascular interventions can be successful in these patient pop…
At TMH, participating in clinical research with our physician partners lays the foundation for early adoption of new technology.
Leigh Brown, BSN, RN Clinical Manager, Electrophysiology and Cath Lab, Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, asks us, “What is appropriate attire in the cath lab setting?”