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Rebecca Kapur, Managing Editor, Cath Lab Digest
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April 2006

Volume 14 Issue 4
What were some of the issues in treating certain vessel sizes in the past? Five years ago, any vessel less than 3.0 mm in diameter was considered a small vessel. Now, small vessels are those that are less than 2.5 to 2.75 mm. Treating disease in the…
Can you help your fellow professionals with the following NEW question? Nitric oxide for RH Caths Does anyone have a written procedure for right heart cath studies using nitric oxide inhalation to determine pulmonary artery reactivity for treatmen…
I want to start studying for my registry. Can you suggest any resources I could use to study? Sure. I went a couple of routes. First, I used Wes Todd’s review books. They were a great help and I would recommend them to anyone who is taking the regis…
A patient who has renal insufficiency before the administration of contrast material is five to 10 times more likely to develop contrast-induced renal failure, (also known as contrast-induced nephropathy, CIN) than patients in the general population.…