December 2019

Volume 27 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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Simulation is something the whole cardiovascular community needs to invest in and refine, so that it can be the foundational basis for how we train people.
The catheter is technically simple to use and the learning curve is short. Our procedure time was 45 minutes.
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TCM), also known as stress-induced cardiomyopathy or broken heart syndrome, is a transient, non-obstructive cardiomyopathy resulting in acute regional or global systolic dysfunction.(1)
There is significant care variability that drives different outcomes and rates of utilization, which drive cost. The cath lab also represents an opportunity to look for significant cost drivers within your organization, such as reduced length of stay…
The benefits of LV pacing are numerous and far outweigh the potential complications.
Employees don’t need to be micromanaged when accountability permeates an organization at every level.
University Hospitals (UH) Geauga Medical Center team shows perseverance and expertise in incredible effort.
Being concise (i.e. brevity) is not as easy as it sounds. Mark Twain said, “I did not have time to write a short letter so I wrote a long one instead,” and it really applies to giving a very good 10-minute talk.