Managing acute coronary complications in the cath lab

Chairpersons: K.K. Yeo, T. Teo
Panellists: S. Johar, C.B. Lam, T.K. Ong


Learn how to manage acute coronary complications in the cath lab, namely: air embolism, cardiogenic shock, coronary perforation and bleeding, rotablation of calcified lesion or slow flow / no-reflow.

Learning Objectives

  • To learn about the management of common complications encountered in the cath lab through a case based approach
  • To discuss the role of the nurse in supporting the interventionists when encountering critical challenges in the cath lab

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Perforation and bleeding
  • Air embolism
  • Slow flow / no-reflow
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Rotablation of calcified lesion