In this Issue
Is your practice optimized to reduce complications and increase patient comfort?
Chief Medical Editor’s Page
By Ted E. Feldman, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FESC
Factors influencing radial artery occlusion and different methods for its prevention.
By Amir Solomonica, MD; and Shahar Lavi, MD
A review of the literature.
By Samer Mowakeaa, MD; and Robert S. Dieter, MD, RVT
When and how radial operators should consider transulnar access as an alternative to transfemoral access.
By Safi U. Khan, MD; Michael DePersis, DO; and Edo Kaluski, MD, FACC, FESC, FSCAI
A brief summary of radial artery catheterization and the factors an anesthesiologist considers before and during placement, with an emphasis on ultrasound guidance.
By Todd Novak, MD; and Luke Janik, MD
Can the transradial approach rise to become the preferred choice for percutaneous access in the United States?
By Sandeep Nathan, MD, MSc
Remote control PCI benefits patients and interventional cardiologists.
By Giora Weisz, MD, FACC, FESC, FSCAI
Making the case for managing CAD in patients undergoing TAVR.
By Jubin Joseph, MA, BMBCh; and Simon R. Redwood, MD
CODING & REIMBURSEMENT
Change is coming in 2018—be prepared!
By Joel Sauer
Dr. Tchétché discusses what is on the horizon for valvular disease intervention, new features at his clinic in France, and how he prepares for live case presentations.