December 2018

Volume 26 Issue 12

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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Prior to bailing out to an alternative approach, we hypothesized that doing the exact opposite might gain us access to the AA. After several minutes of fluoroscopy and extensive deep inspirations disallowed navigation, a single deep expiration allowe…
In this case, we describe use of the Flash Ostial System (Ostial Corporation), designed specifically to treat ostial lesions, particularly those with calcific and resistant stenoses.
Here, we will discuss the use of excimer laser coronary atherectomy (ELCA) for an uncrossable obstruction due to stent fracture and in-stent restenosis (ISR).
We have worked extensively with hospitals in three strategic areas, including: 1) re-engineering cardiovascular service line infrastructure; 2) enhancing existing cardiovascular facilities or building entirely new ones; and 3) renewing focus on cardi…
This article will serve as an introduction for cardiologists and for other healthcare providers regarding AI’s presence in the world of medicine.
Here we describe our experience in the first 200 consecutive patients to undergo DRA access in the cardiac catheterization laboratory of Rockdale Medical Center (Conyers, Georgia)3, over half of whom had acute coronary syndrome.
Safety and efficacy results presented during late-breaking clinical trials session at VIVA 2018.
The newest device that we have been able to use has been the 220 mm length version of the Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (BD/Bard). We have used this product since it launched in August and have done six cases thus far, all with great results.
Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, Sentara RMH Medical Center (SRMH) is a 238-bed hospital serving a seven-county area. SRMH is a Magnet hospital. Our cath lab is multidisciplinary, combining cath, vascular, electrophysiology (EP), and mo…
Cath Lab and Beyond recently celebrated another successful course in Sacramento, California.