September 2003

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Volume 3 Issue 9

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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Dear Ms. Miller, I have been receiving EP Lab Digest since the first issue and find it to be a very good publication. I commend you for providing excellent information in the electrophysiology area. I am sure this is being well received around the…
This August, Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois became the first Illinois hospital to use the Freezor CryoAblation System, a new cardiac cryotherapy system that produces burns that are more sharply delineated than those produced by the commonly used…
Y September 10 - 13, 15 - 16              4th International Symposium on Advances in Interventional Electrophysiology              Location: Bologna, Italy              Tel: 39-0514-210559              Fax: 39-0514-210174              E…
ELA Medical Announces US Market Launch of Next Generation Implantable Defibrillators Cardima Reports on First Commercial Uses of REVELATION Helix STX 2.5 Medtronic InSync II Marquis Heart Failure ICD System Receives U.S. FDA Approval St. Jude Medi…
Cell Phones & Pacemakers: Reducing Risk Study Shows Some External Defibrillators Are Easier, Quicker To Use By Untrained People Study Findings Suggest Revised Approach to Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Schizophrenia Drugs Linked to Increas…
Subclavian vein occlusion from previously implanted pacing leads is a problem that has become more of an issue as physicians attempt to upgrade existing pacing systems to either an AICD or a resynchronization device. On some occasions, a guidewire su…
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I was very happy to meet with Dr. Sra at this year s NASPE meeting in Washington, DC. Dr. Sra s background in electrophysiology is very extensive. He was the first American Clinical Investigator to implant an atrial defibrillator, he helped implant t…
Dear Readers, It is our 2-year anniversary this month, and we have some great articles for you! This month, EP Lab Digest interviews Dr. Jasbir Sra from St. Luke s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Sra has been a pioneer in the research a…
How long have you been with Wisconsin Electrophysiology Group? How did you become involved in the field of EP? Surprisingly, I had no idea what electrophysiology was until I came to Milwaukee. I did my residency in Rochester, New York, and before th…