March 2007

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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
HMP Communications, 70 E. Swedesford Rd
Suite 100, Malvern PA 19355
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Email: jelrod@hmpglobal.com
What is the size of your EP lab facility and number of staff members? When was the EP lab started at your institution? What is the mix of credentials at your lab?
Describe high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). How long has this technology been available?
New Questions: Grounding Pads We need some advice in reference to the correct placement of the grounding pad for RF ablation. In our lab, we have placed the pad toward the left side of the upper back. Are there alternative sites that can be used…
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: For patients, their families and interested physicians, Second Edition is very accurately targeted as the book itself claims, to patients, their families, and interested physicians (as well as other interested professiona…
Describe your medical background. What made you decide to work in EP? Actually, I started in healthcare as a housekeeper in the early 1970s. Over the next few years, after having varying majors at several colleges, I supported myself in a variety o…