ADA-friendly PDF: Cardiovascular Report Summer 2013 Cardiovascular Report Summer 2013 Overview Articles in This Issue Cover A Patient Remembers His Heart Transplant Almost 30 Years Ago While the field has advanced, some challenges remain. Electrophysiology Shifting Gears: When the Intended Treatment Needs Rethinking Specialists at Johns Hopkins and Suburban Hospital collaborate to help patients with complex and unusual problems. Vascular Surgery Three Appointments in One Specialists at Johns Hopkins' diabetic foot and wound clinic provide coordinated care to prevent amputations. Clinical Research An Eye-Opening Assessment of the Commonly Used LDL Calculation The Friedewald equation is often inaccurate for high-risk patients, a Johns Hopkins study finds. Complex Lead Extraction An ICD Infection Caught In Time Extensive experience and surgical back-up are crucial when handing difficult lead extractions.