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CathLab.com recognizes that today’s cardiac and vascular professionals are working in a field that is continually evolving in terms of diagnostic, interventional, therapeutic procedures and patient care. New products and technologies are introduced and adopted every day. As a result, there is a need for a site dedicated solely to the non-physician professional, which provides in-depth coverage on current topics. Our site is designed for cardiac and vascular nurses, technologists, educators, managers, and directors, sharing the latest product insights, news, and education on one website.

News

If You Don’t Take Your Stroke Meds, This App Will Tell on You

April 18, 2017

“A smartphone app that verifies whether patients are appropriately taking oral anticoagulation after an ischemic stroke improves adherence to prescribed therapies, according to results from a small, randomized study.”

Treating In-Stent CTOs May Be Riskier Than De Novo Lesions Despite Similar Procedural Success

April 17, 2017

“Intervening on patients with chronic total occlusions (CTOs) can be done safely by experienced operators, but in-stent blockages are associated with double the incidence of MACE when compared with de novo lesions, according to new registry data.”

Heart Rhythm Society Late-Breaking Electrophysiology Trials Announced

April 14, 2017

“The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) has announced its late-breaking clinical trials at its annual meeting May 10-13, in Chicago. The data presented is for the latest in electrophysiology (EP) clinical research, techniques and technologies.”

Conscious Sedation in TAVR Cuts Costs by 25%, Boosts Patient Satisfaction

April 13, 2017

“Conscious sedation in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement is safe and, not surprisingly, leads to shorter ICU and overall hospital stays, a new study suggests.”