February 2020

Volume 28 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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Cath Lab Digest talks to MetroWest Cardiac Catheterization Lab in Framingham, Massachusetts.
An ascending aortic aneurysm is an uncommon, incidental finding for patients undergoing transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) during an outpatient visit.
CLD talks with M. Nicholas Burke, MD, The Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Interventional cardiologists now have new single-stent designs available, like PK Papyrus (BIOTRONIK), to seal perforations.
HeartVista’s October 2019 FDA clearance for its One Click Cardiac MRI package was announced against the backdrop of the June 2019 publication of the MR-INFORM trial in the New England Journal of Medicine.
By the time you read this article, hundreds, if not thousands, of Medicare patients will have had percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) in Medicare-accredited ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) around the country. The Centers for Medicare and Med…
Clot in transit, a rare, life-threatening condition usually associated with pulmonary embolism, is a free-floating thrombus found on the right side of the heart waiting to embolize.
As the overall cost of care continues to rise, ambulatory surgery centers have transformed the healthcare landscape as a high-quality, low-cost alternative for many surgical procedures.
Every day in the cath lab we see important and potentially life-changing or life-threatening scenarios involving patients with coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, or cardiomyopathy.
A 60-year-old female with no significant past medical history presented with recurring chest discomfort, elevated troponin, and systolic murmur.