News Archive

Channel 4 News video

News Video: "Roto-Rooter for the Heart"

A newly approved medical device that breaks through blockages of the arteries is giving some patients with heart disease a minimally-invasive alternative to open heart surgery. Dr. Bruce Hensel reports for the NBC4 News..

May 15, 2014

View video »

Diamondback

Dr. Guy Mayeda Spearheads Good Samaritan Hospital as First West Coast Facility to Use Diamondback 360°

Former LAPD Office Successfully Undergoes Procedure Using Roto-Rooter-Like Device to Pulverize Calcified Plaque Caused by Coronary Artery Disease

December 12, 2013

Read more »

Diamondback

Good Samaritan Hospital is First on West Coast to Use New Diamondback 360° Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System for Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Guy Mayeda's usage of DiamondBack Atherectomy device on arteries in the heart; first time on the west coast since it was FDA approved in late 2013.

Press Release: December 9, 2013

Read more »

Diamondback

Treating Peripheral Arterial Disease Percutaneously with Atherectomy

An aggressive approach to percutaneous revascularization (PR) with frequent use of atherectomy resulted in high rates of limb salvage and patency. Smoking cessation and excisional atherectomy may improve patency rates.

Bryan S. Schwartz, MD, Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD, Steven Burstein, MD, Christina Economides, MD, Guy S. Mayeda, MD

The Journal of Invasive Cardiology, Vol. 24, No. 6, June 2012

Read more »

Channel 4 News video

Article: Preventing An Amputation

Describes diabetes patient Dean Crawford foot injury and infection, and subsequent treatment by interventional cardiologist Guy Mayeda, MD and orthopedic surgeon Jonathan Saluta, MD to salvage as much of patient's foot as possible.

Good Health: Caring for the Community, Fall 2012 Good Samaritan Hosptial

Read more »

Channel 4 News video

Article: Rotational Atherectomy in Drug-Eluting Stent Era: A Single-Center Experience

In the drug-eluting stent (DES) era, rotational atherectomy (RA) remains utilized primarily to modify heavily calcified plaque. In unadjusted analysis, procedural success appears high with subsequent stent placement (DES or BMS) versus RA alone. However, 1 in 4 are not candidates for stent placement, and the lower procedural success rate in this population should be considered prior to embarking on RA.

Bryan S. Schwartz, MD, Guy S. Mayeda, MD, Christina Economides, MD, Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD, David M. Shavelle, MD, Steven Burstein, MD

The Journal of Invasive Cardiology, Vol. 23, No. 4, April 2011

Read more »

Channel 4 News video

Video MD: Peripheral Vascular Disease Diamondback 360 Treatment

Dr. Guy S. Mayeda discusses new treatment. This device is used in difficult to treat areas of the leg including small vessels below the knee and arteries with significant amounts of calcium.

February 29, 2008

View video »