May 2011

Volume 11 Issue 5

Editorial Staff

Clinical Editor
Bradley Knight, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Jodie Elrod
Production Manager
Alexa Flinn

Editorial Correspondence

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In this article, the authors discuss their comprehensive approach to treating atrial filbrillation, exploring both medical and surgical approaches for each patient.Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a condition that affects millions of patients and is risin…
In this feature interview, EP Lab Digest speaks with Dr. Raul Weiss, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Ohio State University (OSU) and electrophysiologist at Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Weiss has been using Stereotaxis Remote Magn…
Chris Atherton, RN, BSN, MPA discusses Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital’s move from a modular EP unit to their new facility.
What is the size of your EP lab facility and number of staff members? What is the mix of credentials at your lab?We presently have two rooms dedicated to electrophysiology procedures. These include an EP lab and a lab for device implants. We are curr…
In an effort to reduce the cost of healthcare, the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 mandated the nationwide proliferation of Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) audits by the year 2010. Since the initial rumor of the RAC concept propagated, the pro…