September 2001

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Volume 1 Issue 9

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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Approximately three million people in the United States suffer from some form of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). Many of these patients suffer from complex forms of this arrhythmia, resulting from multiple points of origin in unpredictable locati…
In the last nine years, the cardiac rhythm management program at Morristown Memorial Hospital has grown from one lab with a single cardiac electrophysiologist and three full-time staff members to a full service arrhythmia management team, comprised o…
EP Lab Digest is kicking off this inaugural issue at a pivotal time period in the field of electrophysiology. Our Vice President, Mr. Richard Cheney, recently received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for a non-sustained ventricular tachycar…
For those of us who have worked in the field of medicine, the advances of science have provided us with new and improved ways to heal and repair the body. The changes that we deal with are sometimes small improvements to an established process, whi…
I walked out of a presentation at this year s 22nd Annual North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology s Scientific Sessions, I heard someone say, when did NASPE get so big? This made me think, how did we come this far, this fast, and what…
Microvolt T-Wave Alternans (MTWA) is a new non-invasive method for identifying patients at increased risk of cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death from ventricular arrhythmias. MTWA can be measured during a routine exercise stress test during pharm…
What types of procedures are performed at your facility? Approximately how many are performed each week? What complications do you find during these procedures? Joan: The cardiac catheterization lab performs diagnostic and interventional coronary pr…