May 2004

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Volume 4 Issue 5

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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Case Report Despite a previous pulmonary vein (PV) isolation, a 51-year-old man developed recurrent paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) after six months. AF occurred two to three times per week, with each episode lasting 24 to 30 hours. The patient…
Dr. Sangrigoli is co-author of a clinical study on Mobile Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry, which was presented at the 2003 NASPE Scientific Sessions.1 In this study, the investigators found that Mobile Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry (MCOT) detected seriou…
The Brugada syndrome (BS) is another inherited ion channelopathy which causes unexplained sudden death, particularly in middle-aged males.1-3 It is more common in southeast Asia and should particularly be considered when looking at unexplained sudden…
Atrial infarction (ATI) is detected in about 0.7-42% of autopsy findings of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) depends on whether or not the atria are specifically examined.1-3 Electrocardiography (ECG) is the only means of which antemortem diagnosis…