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Rebecca Kapur
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Rebecca Kapur, Managing Editor, Cath Lab Digest
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January 2005

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Volume 13 Issue 1
Since 2001, Bethesda North’s Cardiac Program has experienced a 14% increase in cath volume and a 46% increase in PTCI volume. The hospital is seeking to become a trauma facility, which will significantly increase the acuity of patients needing cath l…
Over the past decade, many trends have impacted cardiac and vascular services. Two of the most notable trends occurring in the cardiovascular (CV) arena are the projected increase in population in age categories which utilize cardiac and vascular ser…
Dr. Turco, there’s an increasing focus on simulation training. Could you describe simulation training and why it’s becoming more widely used? Simulation training provides hands-on training in a true-to-life but risk-free environment with immediate f…
Welcome to Cath Lab Digest‘s first issue of 2005! We decided to jump feet first into this new year with a double-spotlight issue. Two labs, two regions of the country, and two different focuses. Little Rock, home of the recently named Clinton Preside…