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Tight inventory control in the cath and electrophysiology (EP) labs is critical to hospitals' bottom lines due to the expense of the items and their rapid expirations. A new technology showing big...

The only safe assumption to make about today’s current gold standard imaging modality used to identify and evaluate atheromatous plaque in the peripheral arteries is that there is not one gold...

Safe delivery of the balloon or stent through fragile vasculature during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) procedures is an important criterion for successful patient outcomes...

Many formerly invasive diagnostic and interventional cardiology procedures have migrated to less invasive or percutaneous options. The subsequent rise in cath lab procedures has increased the need...

The healthcare industry has increasingly integrated the use of robots into many areas of medicine. In intensive care units (ICUs) and operating rooms (ORs), doctors are working with robots hand-in...

In as much as the environment in which you live can affect your quality of life, so can the environment in which someone receives medical care affect patient outcome – at least in theory.

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has partnered with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) to co-locate its 33rd annual meeting with the ACC.08 57th Annual...

The success or failure of coronary intervention starts with a winning combination of guiding catheter and coronary guidewire, which gives the operator the optimal support and stability to...