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Clinical Editor
Morton Kern, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Rebecca Kapur
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Elizabeth Vasil

Editorial Correspondence

Rebecca Kapur, Managing Editor, Cath Lab Digest
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August 2003

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Volume 11 Issue 8
Attendees at the 2003 Cath Lab Digest Annual Symposium on Cardiovascular Care (ASOCC) had the opportunity to suggest bumper sticker ideas tailored to the cardiac cath professional. CLD asks you to vote for your favorite bumper sticker idea. The winni…
Why focus on women’s heart disease? My interest started out somewhat personally. I have a history of heart disease in my family both my grandmother and my mother, along with other people in my family. Then, about five years ago, I was asked to spe…
As with any new medical technology introduced to the marketplace, there are often many changes, challenges and opportunities realized by the cath lab. It is incumbent upon the hospital industry to learn all of the new dynamics involved with that pr…
As with any new medical technology introduced to the marketplace, there are often many changes, challenges and opportunities realized by the cath lab. It is incumbent upon the hospital industry to learn all of the new dynamics involved with that p…
Post-procedure order sheets Our department has created new post-procedure order sheets which require a designation for type of admission. Patients are to be admitted to observation status unless there is no chance they will be discharged in 24 hours…