Cardiovascular Education

This channel includes videos and articles to help explain various cardiovascluar practices, procedures, and technologies.

An example of iterative reconstruction image reconstruction to improve the image quality of low dose CT scans to enable lower dose imaging
Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | Dave Fornell

Radiation exposure from multidetector computed tomography (CT) has become a pressing public health concern in both lay ...

Home July 23, 2013
Videos | Vena Cava Filters

This video, provided by Crux Biomedical, demonstrates the implantation of the FDA-cleared Crux VCF inferior vena cava ...

Home July 24, 2012
A radial artery angiogram demonstrating perforation of the radial artery at the bifurcation with the brachial artery, with evidence of extravasation of contra
Feature | Radial Access | Asim R. Zaidi, M.D., Mladen I. Vidovich, M.D., Adhir R. Shroff, M.D., and Bernadette Speiser, MSN, CCRN


The radial artery approach is exceptionally well-suited for diagnostic angiography and, with a lower incidence of ...

Home May 15, 2012
Videos | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

This video, provided by Boston Scientific, shows how to implant the subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator ...

Home March 09, 2012
hybrid OR, hybrid cath lab
Feature | Hybrid OR | Dave Fornell

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

Home September 21, 2011
radial access, transradial hemostasis compression band
Feature | Radial Access | 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 ...

Home July 15, 2011
Choosing Tools for Transradial, Radial access, procedures.
Feature | Radial Access | Angela Iverson RT (R), Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago

When a lab is transitioning from transfemoral to transradial cardiac catheterizations, the process can be either ...

Home May 18, 2011
BMW guidewire, Abbott guidewires, guide wire technology, guidewires 101, what is a guidewire
Feature | Guidewires | Dave Fornell

Tiny guide wires are designed to navigate vessels to reach a lesion or vessel segment. Once the tip of the ...

Home March 18, 2011
radial access side board for radial artery access procedures in the cath lab
Feature | Radial Access | Bernadette Speiser

The femoral artery approach for cardiac catheterizations has been used as the gold-standard in the United States, but ...

Home February 17, 2011
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