June 2006

Volume 6 Issue 6

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 prompted the need to create these recommendations? The Heart Rhythm Society is the international leader for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients. As part of our mission to improve the care of patients by promoting optimal healthcare p…
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 EP suites that consist of: 1 bi-plane Philips system 1 single-plane Philips FP system Both suites were constructed to meet…
John Muir/Mt. Diablo Health System, September 2005: At John Muir/Mt. Diablo Health System in Concord and Walnut Creek, California, quality control checks on the equipment in the procedure rooms are performed on a daily basis by the staff, while the…
New Questions: Catheter Selection
Describe the High Intensity Focused Ultrasound procedure. How does it differ from radiofrequency (RF) ablation? Also, how is the Epicor Cardiac Ablation System utilized in this procedure?