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July 2008

Volume 16 Issue 7
A Q&A column for those new to the cath lab Questions are answered by: Todd Ginapp, EMT-P, RCIS, FSICP Todd is the Cardiology Manager for Memorial Hermann Southeast in Houston, Texas. He also teaches an online RCIS Review course for Spokane C…
Working for Corazon, a national firm niched in heart and vascular services, gives us the opportunity to have an insider’s view on many cardiac catheterization labs in all types of hospitals across the United States. As we build new or assess existing…
How prevalent are bifurcation lesions? Bifurcation lesion incidence ranges from 30 to 40 percent of the lesions treated today with percutaneous intervention. There are some studies (such as the upcoming trial from Boston Scientific, SYNTAX) that are…
This month’s column in Cath Lab Digest reviews embolic protection systems, from characteristics to techniques, so that physicians and allied health professionals have valuable and relevant information about this revolutionary technology. By Henry Lu…
In mid-2007, an article appeared in Cath Lab Digest and on www.cathlabdigest.com outlining the four new “Cause Campaigns” initiated by the American Heart Association (AHA). Also in the article was a survey, asking you, our readership, if being a volu…
Professional Research Consultants (PRC, Omaha, NE) data assists Carolinas Healthcare System (CHS) in the maintenance of our elite status, and allows our organization to evaluate all areas of business and execute departmental plans to achieve service…
Program Director of Cardiovascular Technology, Houston Community College, Coleman College of Health Science, Houston, Texas I am a native Nebraskan, where I spent my childhood, but moved to Texas with my stepfather, stationed at Ellington in the Air…