Distal Radial Artery PCI Access Doesn't Hurt the Hand
(MedPage Today) -- ATLANTA -- Radial artery access for cardiac catheterization appeared similarly safe for the hand whether done proximally or distally, the randomized DIPRA trial showed. Overall change in 30-day hand function z-score declined... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - May 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

How Is Right Heart Catheterization Done?
Title: How Is Right Heart Catheterization Done?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 17, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

How Many Types of Cardiac Catheterization Are There?
Title: How Many Types of Cardiac Catheterization Are There?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/6/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Bedside Heart Pump Insertion: No Trip to the Cath Lab Necessary?
(MedPage Today) -- It was feasible to perform intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) insertions in the cardiac intensive care unit (ICU) without transferring patients to the catheterization laboratory, according to Italian clinicians. In this single... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - April 15, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Valve disease patient bounces back after minimally invasive TAVR procedure
As a precaution, Rick Carpenter saw a primary cardiologist about 10 years ago after his twin brother had open heart surgery. He aced that first stress test, but another one in 2015 led to a heart catheterization, a procedure to see how well his heart was working. It spotted three blockages narrowing Carpenter ’s arteries, which were successfully treated with stents, tiny tubes inserted into his arteries to help blood flow through his heart. By 2020, Carpenter was also suffering from heart valve… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

POCUS Measure of JVP Predicts Elevated CVP in Heart Failure
TUESDAY, Dec. 28, 2021 -- For patients undergoing right heart catheterization, point-of-care ultrasonography assessment of the jugular venous pressure (JVP) height can accurately predict elevated central venous pressure (CVP), according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisian-Italian Medical Team Successfully Perform 1st Cardiac Catheterisation Surgeries At Rabta Hospital
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A Tunisian and Italian medical team of specialists successfully performed on Monday the first operations by cardiac catheterisation in the pediatric cardiac catheterisation room installed in the children's cardiac surgery ward at the Rabta Hospital in Tunis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Janssen Showcases Commitment to Advancing Scientific Innovation in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) at CHEST 2021 Annual Meeting
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – October 14, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today 11* abstracts highlighting data from its pulmonary hypertension (PH) portfolio will be presented at CHEST 2021, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, held virtually October 17-20.Data presentations from eight abstracts will provide additional evidence supporting the role of objective multiparameter risk assessment approaches in helping to optimize treatment and care for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), as well as the impact of earlier and comprehensive therapy with UPTRAVI...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Greater effectiveness in the treatment of arrhythmia with radio frequency energy and catheterization
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona) An article published in International Journal of Hyperthermia proposes a more effective protocol for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias when applying radiofrequency energy at the site of the arrhythmia by catheterization. The research results from the final year project on the bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering by Sergi Coderch Navarro, supervised by Ana Gonz á lez Su á rez and Oscar Camara, researchers with the PhySense group of the BCN MedTech Research Unit. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Early PDA closure may improve outcomes in preterm infants
(Le Bonheur Children's Hospital) Extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants with moderate to large patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) may benefit from transcatheter PDA closure (TCPC) in the first four weeks of life, according to research published by Le Bonheur Cardiologist Ranjit Philip, MD, and Medical Director of Interventional Cardiac Imaging and Interventional Catheterization Laboratory Shyam Sathanandam, MD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ohio State's Ross Heart Hospital expands for first time since 2014
The $10 million project adds a second "hybrid" of a cardiac catheterization lab and operating room. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

How Serious Is a Heart Catheterization?
Title: How Serious Is a Heart Catheterization?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 20, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Mortality Risk Increased With Pulmonary Vascular Resistance of ≥2.2
MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2020 -- For patients undergoing right heart catheterization (RHC), the risks for mortality and heart failure are increased with a pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) of 2.2 Wood units or more, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is the Difference Between Left and Right Heart Catheterization?
Title: What Is the Difference Between Left and Right Heart Catheterization?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 7/8/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 8, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

To Fast or Not to Fast Before Elective Cardiac Catheterization To Fast or Not to Fast Before Elective Cardiac Catheterization
No restriction of oral intake just as safe as traditional NPO strategy prior to nonemergent cardiac catheterization, a randomized controlled trial showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - May 21, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news