Feature | September 26, 2011 | Adhir Shroff, M.D., MPH

Effect of Duration of Hemostatic Compression on Radial Artery Occlusion After Transradial AccessSamir B. Pancholy,...

Barbeau test, radial access

Figure 1: Document radial artery readings along with the Barbeau test and mark the wrist for quick reference.

Feature | Radial Access | September 26, 2011 | Stephanie Murray RN, BSN, CCRN-CMC

Staff education is a vital component for the successful transition to a predominantly transradial cardiac...

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

There have been several key news items from the U.S. stent market over the past year. These include the introduction...

Sonja Holt, RN, BSN, CPACS administrator leverages the Integrated Cath Lab features of Horizon Cardiology to improve the overall workflow at Houston Northwest Medical Center.

Case Study | September 26, 2011 | Sonja Holt, RN, BSN

After years as a bedside nurse in the intensive care unit (ICU) and later in the cardiac catheterization laboratory...

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

Today’s generation of cath lab hemodynamic recording systems do much more than simply measure and monitor a patient’...

News | September 22, 2011

September 22, 2011 — Stentys S.A., a medical technology company commercializing a self-apposing stent to treat acute...

News | September 22, 2011

September 22, 2011 — The 15th annual scientific meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) will feature...

News | September 22, 2011

September 22, 2011 — Half the people who have atrial fibrillation deny or don’t know they have a higher risk for...

Feature | September 21, 2011 | Dave Fornell

I repeatedly hear two competing, contradictory themes discussed at every symposia – the need to lower healthcare...

The Abbott Absorb was the first totally bioresorbable stent cleared for clinical use in the world. It gained European CE mark clearance in early 2011.

Feature | September 21, 2011 | Kamran Zamanian, Ph.D., and Jamie Stillborn, iData Research Inc.

For decades, stents have been used in coronary and peripheral procedures in Europe and the United States to prevent...

Feature | September 21, 2011 | Dave Fornell

The space needed and costs involved to create a hybrid operating room (OR) for a specific speciality may not be...

hybrid OR, hybrid cath lab

Dr. Krassi Ivancev and staff in the University College London Hospitals in the United Kingdom perform a hybrid procedure in their GE-installed hybrid OR.

Feature | September 21, 2011 | Dave Fornell

One of the biggest trends is the creation of hybrid operating rooms (ORs) that bring together the best of both...

Blog | September 21, 2011

I repeatedly hear two competing, contradictory themes discussed at every symposia – the need to lower healthcare...

Technology | September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011 — Maquet Cardiovascular announced it has received both 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and...

News | September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011 — A new study published in the Sept. 27 issue of the Journal of the American College of...

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