Cath Lab Digest

Feb 5, 2020 | Cath Lab Digest
Medtech Solutions for Coronary Artery Perforation: The PK Papyrus Covered Stent

Interventionalists perform approximately 800,000 percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures annually in the United States.

Feb 3, 2020 | Cath Lab Digest
For the Cath Lab Team, Up to a >90% Reduction in Scatter Radiation With Use of the EggNest

We are a combined lab and including peripheral vascular, we have 6 labs total. We are a fairly high volume lab, doing about 2000 percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) a year, including complex chronic total occlusion (CTO) PCI.

Jan 2, 2020 | Cath Lab Digest
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Positioning: A Simple Technique to Ensure Future Coronary Access

CLD talks with Gilbert H. Tang, MD, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Surgical Director of the Structural Heart Program for the Mount Sinai Health System, New York, New York.

Jan 1, 2020 | Cath Lab Digest
The Value of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Cardiogenic Shock Management

A 60 year-old gentleman with longstanding stage D non-ischemic cardiomyopathy and left ventricular ejection fraction of 10% underwent Heartmate II left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation (Abbott) after presenting with acutely decompensated heart failure.

Dec 3, 2019 | Cath Lab Digest
A New Kid in Town: Single-Session Treatment for Iliofemoral DVT Without Thrombolytics

Iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis (DVT) causes venous outflow obstruction associated with severe symptoms of pain and swelling. Iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis (DVT) causes venous outflow obstruction associated with severe symptoms of pain and swelling.

Nov 5, 2019 | Cath Lab Digest
Successful PCI of a Bifurcation Lesion Using “Reverse Wire” Technique With a Dual-Lumen Microcatheter

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of bifurcation lesions is associated with increased procedural costs, greater complication rates, and worse outcomes compared to PCI of simple coronary lesions.

Sep 23, 2019 | Cath Lab Digest
Beaumont Doctors Implant World’s First Tria Flexible Polymer Heart Valve

New valve could change the way patients around the world are treated for aortic valve disease.

X