Tag: Dr. Rahul Sharma


Rediscovering the Technique of Manual Pressure for Hemostasis

Dr Rahul Sharma discusses basic instruction on a seemingly forgotten technique of pulling a sheath and manually holding the pressure for arteriotomies. He also shares when a femoral angiography is needed and which basic algorithms can be applied. Tweet this, subscribe or find an Impella training course near you.

High-Risk Patient with Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease and Years of Dialysis Benefits from Protected PCI

Dr. Rahul Sharma of the Swedish Medical Center shares a Protected PCI case from his interventional fellowship while at the University of Florida – Jacksonville. With a history of chronic ischemic heart disease and years of dialysis, this high-risk patient presented with an EF of 10%, ostial LCX of 95% and ostial LAD of 95%. … Continue reading “High-Risk Patient with Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease and Years of Dialysis Benefits from Protected PCI”