March 2003

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Volume 3 Issue 3

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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In April, we feature Oscor Inc. in our company profile. Oscor designs, develops, manufactures and markets a variety of highly specialized permanent and temporary pacing lead systems; it is located in Palm Harbor, Florida. Their new Physique active f…
March 26 - 28 Cardiologia & Arte 2003 Location: Rome, Italy Program Director: Annibale S. Montenero, MD Tel: 39-0561-691150 Fax: 39-0561-692232 Email: c.cherubini@adriacongrex.it NASPE Endorsed. CME credits designated by NASPE April 5…
March 26 - 28 Cardiologia & Arte 2003 Location: Rome, Italy Program Director: Annibale S. Montenero, MD Tel: 39-0561-691150 Fax: 39-0561-692232 Email: c.cherubini@adriacongrex.it NASPE Endorsed. CME credits designated by NASPE April 5…
First, let me say what an honor it is to be included with inventors like Edison, Bell, and Tesla. These are people I read about in history books. I actually got involved with Dr. Mirowski by first being hired by a company in Pittsburgh called Medrad.…
ust over a decade ago, the advent of tip temperature monitoring during radiofrequency (RF) energy delivery marked the beginning of a second generation of ablation catheter technology and furthered the success of catheter ablation as a therapeutic too…
ecent advances in electrophysiology have led to an expansion in the fields of electrophysiology. In order to compete in this ever-changing environment, I felt it necessary for our program to take electrophysiology to a new level. What is the new leve…
e were satisfied with our results in this trial, which, at the time of this writing, was in the last stages of review by the FDA, in preparation for commercial release of the Freezor ® catheter. Not unexpectedly, this catheter has been in common use…
To reduce QT measurement error, a new method was tested in which high-gain, high-speed, simultaneous 12-lead electrocardiographic (ECG) recordings were obtained during a single cardiac cycle. To increase its predictive power, the utility of combining…
wo Mayo Clinic physicians, Dr. James Seward and Dr. A. Jamil Tajik originally conceived the idea for such a device. A separate team led by Dr. Douglas Packer, a Mayo Clinic Electrophysiologist, tested the tool s effectiveness at imaging cardiac anat…