April 2019

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Volume 31 Issue 4 E
There are no data in the literature indicating whether aortic valve crossing typically occurs during systole or diastole. We hypothesize that aortic valve crossing is a diastolic phenomenon and describe our technique for crossing critically stenosed…
This literature review examines the burden of cardiac adverse events due to acupuncture; the 30 cases reported include infective endocarditis, cardiac tamponade, pericarditis, and cardiac rupture.
Rotational atherectomy (RA) is a useful tool for modification of calcified plaque prior to PCI. We report our experience with RA for severely calcified left main coronary artery disease.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of calcium-channel blockers during radial artery catheterization in two populations with a contraindication to their use.