April 2003

Volume 3 Issue 4

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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Responding to increased calls for better ways of diagnosing unexplained syncope, a Spanish research team has come up with a protocol involving selective use of electrophysiologic studies (EPSs), tilt-table tests (TTTs), and implantable loop recorders…
In a small, randomized trial comparing the two techniques, cryoablation proved significantly less painful to patients than radiofrequency (RF) ablation when used to ablate the cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI). The cold technique did take slightly longer b…
The Electromedical Systems Division of Siemens Medical Solutions announces the introduction of TruST m12-lead ECG monitoring for its advanced Infinity Telemetry System. A patented algorithm, TruST makes continuous 12-lead monitoring and ST segment an…
MEDCONX, a leading provider of connection technology for minimally invasive surgical and diagnostic devices, announced two new product lines that complement its Smart Block, the versatile, cost-saving universal platform for connectors: 1) Smart Limi…
Recent advances in cryo technology have yielded positive results in the treatment of arrhythmias with cold energy delivered through a 7 French (Fr) catheter. Freezor®, a cryocatheter from CryoCath Technologies, has been in clinical use in Europe for…
What is the size of your EP lab facility and number of staff members? What is the mix of credentials at your lab? We have two electrophysiology labs (both with fixed x-ray systems, one biplane, and one single plane), divided by a control room. We sh…