April 2005

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Volume 5 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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What is the size of your EP lab facility and the number of staff members? What is the mix of credentials at your lab? At present, we have one dedicated EP lab which opened in October of 2003. Overflow implant procedures may also be done in one of o…
From 2005, Vol. 5, No. 2: At MUSC Children s Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina, patients with complex congenital heart disease often have complex and difficult-to-manage arrhythmias. Perhaps the most difficult case they have managed was that of…
Success of the procedure is often dependent on mapping and ablating the pulmonary vein antrum, the area proximal to the tubular portion of the pulmonary veins that can encompass a large extent of the posterior wall of the left atrium (Figure 1). Howe…
Readers, if you have answers to these questions, please email us at eplabdigest@hotmail.com or go to www.eplabdigest.com and click on the email discussion group link. Our website is constantly being updated, so please check back often! New Question…
Describe your role in the Society for Women's Health Research. How did you get involved with this organization? In addition, for those who may not be aware, describe the goals of the organization. I am the Vice President for Scientific Affairs. My p…
The next step in the development of the new EP lab was the selection of the Design-Build team. Design-Build is a project delivery method that involves combining the architect and engineers with a general contractor to not only design the project, but…
First of all, explain the new ICD coverage provided by CMS.