Issue Content

February 27, 2021
This new energy source has the potential to quickly and permanently create transmural ablation lesions in a manner that could be highly selective for heart muscle, avoiding the risks of collateral injury to the esophagus and phrenic nerve.
February 27, 2021
Giuseppe Lanzillo, MD and colleagues describe the rate of complications secondary to permanent pacemaker (PPM) implantation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).
February 27, 2021
Christopher Purtell, MD, and Miguel Leal, MD share 2 cases demonstrating different approaches to dealing with lead malfunction after LVAD implantation.
February 27, 2021
Serkan Cay, MD and colleagues describe a case requiring left lateral epicardial VT ablation and left phrenic nerve (PN) displacement using a sizing balloon to prevent PN injury.
February 27, 2021
Ven Gee Lim, MBChB (Hons), MSc, MRCP and colleagues present a novel case of a 42-year-old male with an unusual substrate for right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) tachycardia – post-cardiac surgery-associated RVOT sternal adhesion.
February 27, 2021
Rajiv Handa, MD, and Barry A. Bryant, CCDS present a case in which it was crucial to reduce the number of leads in the patient’s vasculature while still delivering optimal CRT therapy.
February 26, 2021
In this month’s issue, Sean Mazer, MD and colleagues highlight their cardiac electrophysiology program in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
February 26, 2021
Jim Collins, CPC, CCC discusses the evolution of EP coding, and how it will continue to change as new technology and procedural techniques become mainstream.
February 26, 2021
Shannon Gleason, DNP and colleagues review practical x-ray exposure reduction recommendations, including the choice of protective aprons as well as the use of shields and fluoroscopy settings, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.
February 4, 2021
EP lab industry representatives are invaluable to hospitals and patients. Let’s consider them frontline health care workers and help them get vaccinated soon.