December 2000

Volume 8 Issue 12

Editorial Staff

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

Editorial Correspondence

Rebecca Kapur, Managing Editor, Cath Lab Digest
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Abstract: The role of endovascular therapy for the treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular diseases (including carotid, renal and lower extremity arteries) is expanding. The steady growth in the volume of endovascular procedures is likely to r…
In an effort to maintain a balanced national sense on this issue that has cardiologists divided in their opinions, it seems critically important to make the nurses, technicians and other healthcare professionals who constitute the infrastructure so e…
Primary PTCA vs. Fibrinolytic Therapy Dr. Ryan™s contention that there is no conclusive evidence that primary PTCA is superior to fibrinolytic therapy in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is counter to a large volume of literature1-4 (see also Table…