September 2019

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Volume 19 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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A new electroanatomical cardiac mapping system becomes available that has significant advantages over current systems in the EP laboratory and is cost neutral. A novel ICE system is released after FDA approval and is available at the same price as…
Michael Megaly, MD, MS and colleagues discuss how subclinical new-onset AF/AFL (NOAF) is common after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), usually occurs months after hospital discharge, and is associated with lack of anticoagulation…
Bruno Papelbaum, MD and colleagues present their technique for direct left ventricular lead placement in a patient without available tributaries in the coronary sinus.
The ExPlore: Innovations in Electrophysiology for the Allied Professional symposium is now in its third year, and continues to grow. This year’s event will take place November 2nd at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Amy Zembruski shares her experience making a career change from a position in the 
lab to a job as a rep. In this article, she includes her five tips to consider when making 
a similar move.
Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman, MD, FHRS and colleagues from Geisinger Heart Institute describe the feasibility of pacing beyond the site of block in the proximal left bundle in a patient with left bundle branch block and complete infranodal AV block…
Joshua D. Lovelock, MD and Richard L. Harvey, MD from The CardioVascular Group and Gwinnett Medical Center report the case of a patient with longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation treated with Convergent (hybrid) atrial fibrillation ablation.
Robert Schweikert, MD, and John Flavelle, BSN, RN describe the recent EP lab renovation at Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Today, the space is a modern and efficient lab that maximizes workflow, patient safety, and comfort.
EP Lab Digest talks with the staff from this cardiac electrophysiology program in Wenatchee, Washington, which is located in north-central Washington state.
Rehan Mahmud, MD presents his initial experience with His bundle pacing at McLaren Bay Region Hospital in Bay City, Michigan.