R P Caputo
- Adjunctive therapies in the cath lab. Use of combination glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor and direct thrombin inhibitor drugs to support percutaneous coronary stent placement in a patient with renal insufficiency and heparin-induced thrombocytopeniaR P Caputo
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, St Joseph s Hospital, Syracuse, NY, USA
J Invasive Cardiol 13:657-60. 2001..The hospital course was uncomplicated and the patient was discharged on the fourth hospital day. This is only the second report of the combination use of direct thrombin inhibitor and glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor inhibitor...
- Transradial arterial access: economic considerationsRonald P Caputo
St Joseph s Hospital, Syracuse, New York, USA
J Invasive Cardiol 21:18A-20A. 2009..While multiple aspects of transradial access are associated with economic benefit, a reduced incidence of complications with transradial access appears to provide the greatest magnitude of cost reduction...
- Treatment of severe infrapopliteal vascular disease using a novel atherectomy device: a case reportRonald P Caputo
St Joseph s Cardiology Associates, Syracuse, New York 13203, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:463-6. 2007..We report two first in man cases of percutaneous revascularization for severe intrapopliteal arterial disease using the novel PV atherectomy device...
- Effect of continuous quality improvement analysis on the delivery of primary percutaneous revascularization for acute myocardial infarction: a community hospital experienceRonald P Caputo
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, St Joseph s Hospital, Syracuse, New York, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 64:428-33; discussion 434-5. 2005..15 +/- 9.67 vs. 87.92 +/- 10.93 min; P = NS), resulting in compliance with ACC/AHA guidelines. Continuous quality improvement analysis can expedite care for patients treated by primary PCI in the community hospital setting...
- Transradial arterial access for coronary and peripheral procedures: executive summary by the Transradial Committee of the SCAIRonald P Caputo
St Joseph s Hospital, S U N Y Upstate Medical School, Syracuse, New York 13203, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:823-39. 2011..With international partnership, the committee has composed a comprehensive overview of this subject presented here-with...
- Percutaneous femoral arteriotomy repair -- initial experience with a novel staple closure deviceRonald P Caputo
SJH Cardiology Associates, Saint Joseph s Hospital, Syracuse, NY 13203, USA
J Invasive Cardiol 14:652-6. 2002..We conclude that staple-based technology provides a safe and useful method for mechanical closure of percutaneous femoral arteriotomies...
- Safety and efficacy of repeat transradial access for cardiac catheterization proceduresR P Caputo
Cardio Laboratory, St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, New York 13203, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 54:188-90. 2001..9 +/- 27.3 min vs. 18.2 +/- 14.7 min; P = NS) were similar between groups. This study suggests that repeat transradial catheterization procedures can be performed safely and successfully in appropriately selected patients...
- Successful placement of a stent in a previously treated un-stentable vessel segment, made possible by the ACS Hi-Torque Wiggle Wire: a case reportAlan J Simons
SJH Cardiology Associates, St Joseph s Hospital, Syracuse, NY, USA
J Invasive Cardiol 16:28; discussion 29-30. 2004
- Safety and effectiveness of stent implantation without predilation for small coronary arteriesRonald P Caputo
SJH Cardiology Associates, Syracuse, New York 13203, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:455-8. 2003..2% vs. 18.5%; P = NS). Direct stenting of small vessels can be performed safely and successfully in selected cases. Restenosis rates may be higher for small vessel treated by direct stenting compared to predilation...
- Overcoming vascular anatomic challenges to cardiac catheterization by the radial artery approach: specific techniques to improve successPaolo Esente
St Joseph s Hospital Health Center Cardiovascular Laboratory, Syracuse, New York, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 56:207-11. 2002..g., accessory radial artery, radioulnar loop). For each situation, we provide a case report illustrating techniques that allowed for successful completion of the case...
- The use of both peripheral and coronary techniques to treat a diseased saphenous vein graftAlan J Simons
Interventional Cardiology Department, St Joseph s Hospital, Syracuse, New York, USA
J Invasive Cardiol 19:E172-3. 2007..The use of a large peripheral stent allowed for simultaneous distal protection while advancing the larger-lumen stent over both wires, resulting in safe deployment...
- Safety and efficacy of staple-mediated femoral arteriotomy closure: results from a randomized multicenter studyGary Ansel
Section of Cardiology, Riverside Methodist Hosptial, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:546-53. 2006..Mechanical closure of percutaneous femoral arteriotomies following catheter based procedures remains problematic...
- Effect of tirofiban before primary angioplasty on initial coronary flow and early ST-segment resolution in patients with acute myocardial infarctionDonald E Cutlip
Interventional Cardiology Section, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massacusetts 02215, USA
Am J Cardiol 92:977-80. 2003..20). Patients receiving early tirofiban treatment were more likely to achieve complete (>70%) ST-segment resolution at 90 minutes (69% vs 44%, p = 0.07)...
- Clinical, procedural, and pharmacologic correlates of acute and subacute stent thrombosis: results of a multicenter case-control study with 145 thrombosis eventsMichael J Rinaldi
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Am Heart J 155:654-60. 2008....
- Sirolimus-eluting stents versus standard stents in patients with stenosis in a native coronary arteryJeffrey W Moses
Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York, New York 10021, USA
N Engl J Med 349:1315-23. 2003..Preliminary reports of studies involving simple coronary lesions indicate that a sirolimus-eluting stent significantly reduces the risk of restenosis after percutaneous coronary revascularization...