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January 11, 2021
It is important for hospitals to now consider all of the other people in the hospital who are risking their lives every day to help take care of hospitalized patients but are not hospital employees.
December 29, 2020
Kevin J. Makati, MD and colleagues discuss the evolution of the hybrid convergent ablation procedure, discuss their recently published outcome data utilizing endocardial cryoablation with the convergent approach, and outline future directions that entail integrating epicardial LAA management with the hybrid AF convergent procedure.
December 29, 2020
Max Weiss, MD, and Eugene H. Chung, MD summarize the current body of literature on the cardiovascular effects of COVID-19 on athletes, as well as expert recommendations on the management of affected patients in this population.
December 29, 2020
EP Lab Digest talks with Lane Wilson, RCIS, CEPS, CCDS and colleagues about this EP program in Tacoma, Washington.
December 29, 2020
In this feature interview, EP Lab Digest talks with Laura Horwood, MS, ACNP-BC, CCDS, about her long and successful career in EP at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
December 29, 2020
Toshimasa Okabe, MD and colleagues outline the application of RemoteControl™ (Medtronic) technology, which offers real-time remote testing and programming of a CIED without the need for clinical device specialists in the EP lab.
December 29, 2020
Mehmet Ali Elbey, MD and colleagues summarize the current evidence for the EsoSure Esophageal Retractor (EPreward, Inc.) and provide information for its safety and efficacy, as well as review the study that examined its use in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation.
December 29, 2020
Khalil Kanjwal, MD describes his stepwise approach and strategy of minimizing or eliminating fluoroscopy using the CARTO mapping system (Biosense Webster).
December 29, 2020
It has been a long time since any novel techniques have been developed to further improve EGM signal fidelity. Given the critical importance of intracardiac EGMs during most ablation procedures, new ideas to improve EGM fidelity are welcome.
December 3, 2020
Unfortunately, there remains a critical financial roadblock to more appropriate utilization of the S-ICD. That roadblock is insufficient physician reimbursement for the procedure.