Sep 10, 2021 | Articles
Successful Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in a Nonagenarian Patient: A Case Study

Shahab Moossavi, MD, FACC Concord Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, Concord, New Hampshire Introduction Aortic valvar stenosis is a common diagnosis in cardiology practices across the United States. For symptomatic patients with severe aortic valvar stenosis, 2 treatment options are available and include surgical aortic valve replacement and transcatheter aortic valve replacement. As these patients are more […]

Dec 20, 2018 | Articles
Peer Networking for Cath Lab Leadership in 2018

Who, What, Why? This past November, 60 Cardiovascular Leaders convened from Cath Labs across the Pacific Northwest for the 29th annual Northwest Cath Lab Management Association Conference in Portland, Oregon. Labs were represented from California, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. The group shared best practice, learned from national speakers, and most importantly developed and engaged in […]

Nov 27, 2018 | Articles
EP Professionals – CCI Needs your input for the RCES Survey by December 12th

Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) is requesting your assistance to help plan the future of the Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) credentialing program!   If you have already responded to this survey, CCI thanks you and asks that you share it with your colleagues.   CCI conducts reviews of all credentialing programs to maintain quality and […]

Aug 17, 2018 | Articles
CCI Celebrates 50 Years!

On Saturday July 14, 2018, 122 past and current volunteers and staff, business partners and representatives from professional societies gathered in Raleigh, NC to celebrate Cardiovascular Credentialing International’s 50 Anniversary. The gathering served as a “family” reunion for many of the attendees – some of whom have been volunteering for over 30 years! One of […]

Nov 1, 2017 | Articles
Ever wonder how credentials are created? Thanks so much for taking the time to join us today, Lisha. We’re excited to have you share your experiences in developing and working with credentials and credentialing cardiovascular professionals. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself — background, education, career experiences? Letitia: Sure, and thank you. I’m very honored that you would […]

Oct 5, 2017 | Articles Interviews Marian Hawkey, Director of TCT Nurse Tech Symposium

  Chris: Thanks so much for participating in our interview series. I know our subscribers are interested in some of the behind the scenes activities in preparing for TCT’s Annual Nurse Tech Symposium. Before we dive into the questions, can you tell us about yourself and share some of your background, education and career experiences? […]

Aug 30, 2017 | Articles
Making the switch: Integrelin to Aggrastat – An interview with Louis Albano

Recently Chris Nelson interviewed Louis Albano, Lead Clinician at Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute, Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, New Jersey. Lou discussed how his lab successfully transitioned from Integrellin to Aggrastat for their interventional cardiac procedures. “with Aggrastat we were able to retain our original IIb/IIIa protocol.”   Tell us about your cath lab? We’re located […]

Aug 3, 2017 | Articles Newsletter August 2017’s newsletter is a recap of the past month for our profession. This newsletter highlights job ads, clinical articles in the field, industry news, upcoming events, and featured products. Over 7,000 subscribers receive our monthly newsletter. Click here to subscribe.

May 23, 2017 | Articles
The Heart Rhythm Society’s 38th Annual Scientific Sessions

By Thomas F. Deering, MD, FHRS, CCDS Heart Rhythm 2017 Program Committee Chair   The Heart Rhythm Society’s 38th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 10-13, 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago, convened the finest clinicians, scientists, researchers, and innovators in the field of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. More than 800 of the world’s most noted experts in cardiac […]

Mar 13, 2017 | Articles
Standard of Care for Nurses and Technicians in Cardiac Catheterization Procedures

By Benjamin A. Post, Esquire & Gabrielle P. Kelerchian, Law Clerk, Post & Post, LLC   In 2012, a Pennsylvania jury awarded a $6,000,000 verdict to a plaintiff in a wrongful death action in which the patient died as a result of internal bleeding after a cardiac catheterization.  In Burkhardt v. Cardiac Diagnostic Associates, the […]

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