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Rebecca Kapur
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Rebecca Kapur, Managing Editor, Cath Lab Digest
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April 2002

Volume 10 Issue 4
LUMEDX Announces CardioImage, Digital Imaging Review Technology for Apollo Free Cardiology Imaging Kit with Demo CD Lumedx Corporation announces CardioImage, a new digital image review solution that enables physicians to access digital images from t…
I'm pleased to welcome two new editorial board members to our Consulting Editors panel: Gerard Lagasse, RCIS, and Sandy Watson, RN, BSN. You may recall Gerry's September 2001 article explaining his facility’s successful experience with cath lab prof…
What type of procedures are performed at your facility? We perform only low-risk, diagnostic caths. We refer all of our interventions to our sister hospital, York Hospital. We care for approximately 8 patients a week, operating only Monday, Wednes…
In this case, the pregnant worker is a nurse. She had recently come to Lenox Hill Hospital from Indianapolis to gain additional experience as an angioplasty assistant. Her preference is to continue doing this for as long as possible. An angioplasty a…
(Thank you to Patricia A. Coblentz for last month’s discussion group question, below). I’m doing research to find out how the majority of cath lab personnel are dressing in cases: 1. Do all personnel entering the room need to have a surgical cap on…