February 2019

Volume 27 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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We perform a vast array of procedures, ranging from coronary angiograms to peripheral and carotid angiograms with interventions, to TAVRs. All staff is trained to perform all procedures.
The ongoing opioid crisis in this country, along with the judicial use of morphine in patients with acute coronary syndrome, have created an environment where it is important to bring awareness to physicians and medical staff about morphine, and its…
This past November, 60 cardiovascular leaders convened from cath labs across the Pacific Northwest for the 29th annual Northwest Cath Lab Management Association (NWCMA) Conference in Portland, Oregon.
We present a case of acute inferior wall myocardial infarction with complicating right coronary artery dissection, leading to complete vessel occlusion.
It is with great anticipation that we announce the return of the Cath Lab Boot Camp (CLBC) to the SCAI 2019 Scientific Sessions (SCAI 2019). This two-day track will be held on Monday, May 20th and Tuesday, May 21st in Las Vegas.
The peri-close technique for percutaneous closure of large-bore access is the primary closure technique for structural heart and peripheral ECMO cases at our institution. This technique is simple, and utilizes a device that is both well known to the…
While traditional calcium modification devices like rotational atherectomy may have a role in treating concentric calcium, their role in eccentric calcium is unclear. Intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) (Shockwave Medical) is a newly available treatment…
We would like to recognize Jaclyn Scott, RN, BSN, RCIS, for achieving her registered cardiovascular invasive specialist (RCIS) credential.
The “First international consensus on the diagnosis and management of fibromuscular dysplasia” (FMD) has been published online in Vascular Medicine and the Journal of Hypertension.
Scientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the first time.