February 2021

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Volume 29 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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Editor's Note: Join CLD's Clinical Editor Morton Kern, MD, as he is joined by guest panelists Srihari Naidu, MD, and Bailey Ann Estes, BSN, RN-BC, RNFA, CNOR, RCIS, in a 30-minute discussion of their research. Your questions and comments are welcome!…
The world faced its first modern pandemic scare when the Ebola outbreak occurred in 2014. Outside of West Africa, few were affected. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) records only 11 cases in the United States with one mortality between 2014-2016…
Radial artery access in coronary artery interventions has been repeatedly shown to reduce bleeding complications and improve cardiovascular outcomes. It has become the first-line approach for many operators. Despite the increased uptake of the transr…
Can you describe the problem of acute vascular thrombosis?
Can you tell us about your practice? I am an interventional cardiologist and have been in practice since 2004. I perform coronary and peripheral vascular interventions, as well as structural procedures. How did you notice that you were having muscu…
Since 2002, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has evolved as a percutaneous modality for minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.1 The growth in percutaneous aortic valve replacement procedures has increased the number of patients wit…
Stroke remains a largely undertreated vascular condition, but the proven efficacy of mechanical thrombectomy in reducing both mortality and long-term disability in ischemic stroke is poised to finally positively impact the troubling statistics — but…
Editor's Note: VIDEO BELOW Watch CLD's Clinical Editor Morton Kern, MD, as he is joined by guest panelists Srihari Naidu, MD, and Bailey Ann Estes, BSN, RN-BC, RNFA, CNOR, RCIS, in a 30-minute discussion of their research.
I am writing regarding the December 2020 CLD article on the career of Dr. Kusum Lata (“Clinical Academia: Challenging But Possible in Private Practice”; https://www.cathlabdigest.com/content/clinical-academia-challenging-possible-private-practice). R…