May 2008

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Volume 16 Issue 5

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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In today’s competitive market for cardiovascular services, job opportunities within the specialty have increased as a result of nationwide program growth. And, current vacancy and staff turnover rates further contribute to retention being a significa…
A female patient was diagnosed with triple-vessel disease, requiring coronary artery bypass surgery in 1985. After a 10-day length of stay, she was discharged to home and started on a regimen of cardiac medications. Within months, a complete recovery…