November 2001

Volume 1 Issue 11

Editorial Staff

Clinical Editor
Bradley Knight, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Jodie Elrod
Production Manager
Alexa Flinn

Editorial Correspondence

Jodie Elrod, Managing Editor, EP Lab Digest
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The electronics of current implantable devices are outstanding and truly life-saving devices. However, the problem of size and configuration of these implantable devices has only been partially addressed, specifically on the issue of size reduction.
A New Approach to Cardiac Navigation On May 1st, 2001, Medtronic announced the commercial release of its LOCALISA intracardiac navigation system at the 22nd annual North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE) meeting. This system,…
With the development and introduction of newer devices for pacing, internal cardioversion, mapping, ablating, and real-time anatomic visualization, the important task of evaluating and selecting an X-ray imaging system sometimes takes a back seat. Th…
The good news is nearly everything you need to know about amiodarone is now at your fingertips in the information below, and it is relatively easy to mix and administer. Amiodarone is not a new drug, however, it may be new to some of us working in th…
Electrical System of the Heart Of significance to the conduction system is the existence and location of the sinoatrial (SA) node. This is a small, cigar-shaped structure, located in the high right atrium near the junction of the high right atrium an…
Bundle branch re-entrant tachycardia is rarely seen in the electrophysiology lab. Patients who are susceptible to this arrhythmia will generally present with a baseline incomplete left or right bundle branch block (LBBB or RBBB) on electrocardiogram.…