Cardiac Grand Rounds: "Complex Coronary Therapeutics: Review of Treatments"

This Grand Rounds highlights the Complex and High-Risk Coronary Interventions being done at Sentara Heart Hospital with a focus on management of patients with coronary chronic total occlusions. Includes a review of complex cases and how the team approaches the revascularization, research involvement, and tracking of outcomes.

CHIP/CTO Program at Sentara

Matthew R. Summers, M.D., describes the use of intravascular lithotripsy for management of calcified plaque in multi vessel diseased coronary arteries.

STENT Failure

Paul M. Lavigne, M.D., discusses the challenges of stent failure and use of laser atherectomy for treatment and restoring of coronary artery flow.

The Rock: Coronary Calcium Restricting Stent Expansion

Ronald S. McKechnie, M.D., describes how to approach cases considered for lithotripsy with enhanced balloon dilation for calcified coronary lesions.
Ronald McKechnie, M.D.

Ronald McKechnie, M.D.

Sentara Cardiology Specialists

Sentara RMH: Complex Coronary Cases

Matthew P. Cauchi, D.O., introduces the program at Sentara Rockingham Hospital and the challenges and considerations for a rural program in treating heavily calcified lesions.