November 2016

Volume 24 Issue 11

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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I got through the lesion with the Crosser Catheter, stayed in the true lumen, performed balloon angioplasty, and did not leave a stent behind. 
All of our technologists are RCIS-credentialed and cross-trained to scrub, circulate, and monitor our large variety of cath lab procedures.
In our case, OCT assessment combined with angiography provided high-quality images, optimizing results of a PCI using BVS for calcified lesions. 
In our ongoing effort to bring greater visibility and understanding to the growing economic opportunities transradial can afford when coupled with same-day discharge, we are pleased to introduce Dr. Amin’s original article. His article hits at the he…
We have the first hybrid lab in the state of Florida. By that, I mean we are a facility with an outpatient cath lab as well as a certified ambulatory surgical center (ASC). The Cardiovascular Institute of Trinity has 7000 square feet with one interve…
In this case, we demonstrate successful removal of a central venous catheter inadvertently placed in the carotid artery with an Angio-Seal closure device without complication. Of note, an embolic protection device was also utilized to prevent potenti…
We discovered the RaySafe i2 system (Unfors RaySafe), a real-time dose monitoring system that allows you to see your exposure as it is happening. It has changed the way we operate.
The birth of this device was is the direct result of the unmet need of the infrainguinal complex lesion. It is a pleasure for me to introduce you to a device built specifically for infrainguinal disease; not borrowed from somewhere else in the body.
Here, we present a patient who had an acute thrombotic occlusion of the right aorto-femoral bypass (Gore-Tex, Gore Medical) graft, following an endovascular infra-renal aortic stent placement, treated with Ekos thrombolytic therapy. 
National Radiologic Technology Week (NRTW, sponsored by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists) is an annual celebration during the week that includes November 8 to commemorate the discovery of the x-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on that d…