Volume 7 - Issue 2 - February 2010

Interview with Co-Principal Investigators of the ARMOUR Trial: Gary Ansel, MD and L. Nelson Hopkins, MD What was the purpose and scope of the ARMOUR trial? What were the trial’s primary and secondary end points? ANSEL: The purpose of the trial… | Read More

Ibrahim Akin, MD, Stephan Kische, MD, Henrik Schneider, MD, Tim C. Rehders, MD, Jasmin Ortak, MD, Andreas Liebold, MD*, Christoph A. Nienaber, MD, Hüseyin Ince, MD Introduction Rising life expectancy results in an increase in degenerative… | Read More

Amar R. Chadaga, MD, Jamil B. Dihu, MD, Timothy A. Sanborn, MD Abstract Cardiogenic shock represents the most ominous challenge of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), with an incidence of 8–9% and a mortality rate approaching 50%. The majority… | Read More

Imad F. Tabry, MD Case Presentation A 91-year-old female was admitted in June 2009 with left-sided hemiplegia and congestive heart failure. She had undergone aortic valve replacement with coronary bypass surgery in 2003, an inferior vena cava… | Read More

Immad Sadiq, MD and Kurush Setna, MD* Abstract The objective of this article is to demonstrate that supine retrograde popliteal artery access is feasible, safe and effective. No published reports of supine popliteal artery access exist in the… | Read More