February 2010

Volume 18 Issue 2

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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As America’s waistlines grow, there is an escalating rate of cardiac disease. With it comes the ever-increasing problem as to how to perform standard cardiac catheterizations on these patients. In Pennsylvania alone, 27.1% of the population was found…
The American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session will be in Atlanta this March. Tell us about the launching of the radial lounge at Saint Joseph’s, planned for the beginning of the meeting. Dr. King: Saint Joseph’s has made a commitmen…
Can you describe the EXCEED trial and its purpose? There are two components of the post-marketing evaluation of Abbott’s Xience V stent. First is the Xience V USA program, which is looking at long-term clinical outcomes in about 8,000 patients. Supp…
Tell us about your cath lab. Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) is the only Level I Trauma Center in central Florida. It is the flagship hospital for Orlando Health, an eight-hospital organization. ORMC recently received full accreditation from…