July 2020

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Volume 20 Issue 7

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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So far, the development of devices to provide neuromodulation for patients with advanced systolic heart failure has yielded only one promising therapy. The delivery of BAROSTIM activation therapy (BAT) to the carotid body has been shown to improve…
Mon Health Medical Center recently became the first hospital in West Virginia to be recognized by the ACC as earning the Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Accreditation for its expertise and commitment to treating patients with AF. In this…
In complex cases, having a variety of techniques to accomplish the ablation goal has significant value. Vein of Marshall (VOM) ablation had the added benefit of being an adjunctive therapy for the management of atrial fibrillation. Daniel R. Frisch…
Jacqueline Joza, MD, FRCPC and colleagues present a case that explores the diagnostic dilemma, definitive management, and the supportive literature of the underlying diagnosis associated with a wide complex tachycardia presenting during pregnancy.
Giorgi Papiashvili, MD, PhD, FESC presents two cases of multiple accessory pathways of different characteristics (“classic” and “Mahaim” type) in pediatric patients without any structural heart disease.
Dr. Kenneth Stein discusses how this technology uses impedance principals and applies a localized measurement for a unique view into tissue resistivity and subsurface tissue heating during an ablation procedure.
EP Lab Digest speaks with Stephanie Rubenstein, RN, SCRN, Stroke Program Coordinator, and Brian M. Snelling, MD, about the Cryptogenic Stroke Pathway program at the Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
The quiz section in EP Lab Digest allows readers the opportunity to test their knowledge on various topics in the field of cardiac electrophysiology! This quiz is provided by Jonathan Salcedo, MD, FACC, FHRS.
In 2019, a shared EP and cath lab was created by Dr. Vihang C. Shah at the Pranayam Lung and Heart Institute in India. Electrophysiology is a relatively new concept at this hospital and in Vadodara.
Deanna M. Tregoning, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C discusses risk factor modification as the focus of care at the UW Medicine AF Program in Seattle, Washington.