September 2011

Volume 11 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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What is the size of your EP facility and number of staff? What is the mix of credentials at your lab?Akron General Medical Center has three dedicated EP labs. The staff consists of six registered nurses (RNs), one radiologic technologist (RT) and one…
IntroductionCatheter ablation has emerged as an effective therapy for atrial fibrillation (AF). In patients with paroxysmal AF, the primary technique for ablation involves wide antral isolation of the pulmonary veins (PVs).This is based on extensive…
Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects more than two million Americans, a number that continues to increase as the population ages. While not fatal in itself, patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation are at increased risk of stroke and congestive heart…