• Coronary Clinical Interest Section

    Nitro "On a Stick"

    Learn a simple technique for intracoronary administration of nitroglycerin (or any other solution) without needing to disconnect the side port of the touhy.



    Cath Lab Hack Presented By:

    Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD, FSCAI
    Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, VA North Texas Healthcare System;
    Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

    David E. Kandzari, MD, FSCAI
    Director of Interventional Cardiology and Chief Scientific Officer, Piedmont Heart Institute


    SCAI.org Editorial Advisory Board Commentary

    "I have tried this trick and it works great. I have also taught all the technical staff to do it and they all find it very helpful."

    Michael Ragosta, MD, FSCAI
    SCAI.org Editor-in-Chief