Photo A: This 86-year-old female presented with inferior ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Emergent coronary angiogram (pictured here) showed 100 percent occlusion of right coronary artery with significant thrombus burden, for which aspiration atherectomy was done.

Feature | July 15, 2011 | By Mark Michael, M.D. and Jeffrey A. Breall, M.D., Ph.D.
Coronary revascularization does not always lead to coronary reperfusion. When readily available, percutaneous coronary...

Doctors Butchko and Suarez discuss an echo in the cath lab control room, on the Horizon Cardiology hemo system.

Case Study | July 15, 2011
Digging through boxes, waiting for couriers, finding smashed VHS tapes in the mail, jockeying back and forth between...
Feature | July 15, 2011 | Mladen I. Vidovich, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
Swedish SCAAR Registry data were presented in May during the EuroPCR meeting in Paris. The 30-day ST-elevated...
Feature | July 15, 2011 | Adhir Shroff, M.D., MPH
Impact of Transradial and Transfemoral Coronary Interventions on Bleeding and Net Adverse Clinical Events in Acute...
Feature | July 15, 2011 | Lidia Bochenek-Cobb BSN, CCRN and Katherine Durham BSN, CCRN, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
Transradial catheterization is increasingly becoming the access site of choice for many hospitals throughout the United...
Feature | July 15, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Historically, advanced visualization systems have been rigid, “one size fits all” products. However, recent...

The Cook Zilver PTX self-expanding stent may become the first drug-eluting stent available in the United States if it is cleared by the FDA later this year.

Feature | July 15, 2011 | Dave Fornell
The goal of treating peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) is limb salvage and...

Medtronic has introduced a new stent platform called Integrity, which is made of a cobalt alloy and utilizes sinusoid technology to make each stent from one continuous wire. It is extremely flexible, even in tortuous vessels.

Feature | July 15, 2011 | By Karene Dumoulin, Principal Analyst, Millennium Research Group
Navigating through the world of coronary stents is about to become more complex.  A plethora of new products are on the...
Feature | July 15, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Catheter-based intra-cardiac echocardiography (ICE) is an imaging modality similar to intra-vascular ultrasound (IVUS...

The Medivance noninvasive Arctic Sun 5000 therapeutic temperature management system uses external gel pads to regulate temperature, controlled by a touch-screen interface. The system gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-clearance in the fall of 2010.

Feature | July 15, 2011 | By Jane Luu, M.D., and John Kao, M.D., FACC
Each year, more than 300,000 people in the United States suffer sudden cardiac death, with some estimates placing this...
Feature | July 15, 2011 | Dave Fornell
As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance with cath lab treatment...

A low-dose neuro CTA using a Philips Ingenuity CT.

Case Study | July 15, 2011
Computed tomography angiography (CTA) is one of the most complex procedures routinely performed on a CT scanner. A...
News | July 15, 2011
July 15, 2011 — TeraRecon Inc. will highlight the accessibility and clinical workflow impact of its iNtuition solution...
News | July 15, 2011
July 15, 2011 — Canada is spearheading an international study to determine if an implantable cardioverter defibrillator...
Blog | July 15, 2011
As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance with cath lab treatment...
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