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September 4, 2019
A new electroanatomical cardiac mapping system becomes available that has significant advantages over current systems in the EP laboratory and is cost neutral. A novel ICE system is released after FDA approval and is available at the same price as other systems on the market. How difficult will it be to get these new technologies into the hospital, so that patients can potentially benefit?
September 4, 2019
Michael Megaly, MD, MS and colleagues discuss how subclinical new-onset AF/AFL (NOAF) is common after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), usually occurs months after hospital discharge, and is associated with lack of anticoagulation therapy and increased risk of stroke. Prolonged surveillance of subclinical NOAF may be warranted after TAVR.
September 4, 2019
Bruno Papelbaum, MD and colleagues present their technique for direct left ventricular lead placement in a patient without available tributaries in the coronary sinus.
September 4, 2019
The ExPlore: Innovations in Electrophysiology for the Allied Professional symposium is now in its third year, and continues to grow. This year’s event will take place November 2nd at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
September 4, 2019
Amy Zembruski shares her experience making a career change from a position in the 
lab to a job as a rep. In this article, she includes her five tips to consider when making 
a similar move.
September 4, 2019
Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman, MD, FHRS and colleagues from Geisinger Heart Institute describe the feasibility of pacing beyond the site of block in the proximal left bundle in a patient with left bundle branch block and complete infranodal AV block following TAVR. Left bundle branch area pacing was associated with excellent pacing parameters.
September 4, 2019
Joshua D. Lovelock, MD and Richard L. Harvey, MD from The CardioVascular Group and Gwinnett Medical Center report the case of a patient with longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation treated with Convergent (hybrid) atrial fibrillation ablation.
September 3, 2019
Robert Schweikert, MD, and John Flavelle, BSN, RN describe the recent EP lab renovation at Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Today, the space is a modern and efficient lab that maximizes workflow, patient safety, and comfort.
September 3, 2019
EP Lab Digest talks with the staff from this cardiac electrophysiology program in Wenatchee, Washington, which is located in north-central Washington state.
September 3, 2019
Rehan Mahmud, MD presents his initial experience with His bundle pacing at McLaren Bay Region Hospital in Bay City, Michigan.