November 2008

Volume 8 Issue 11

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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In this feature interview, we speak with Dr. Thomas Neumann from the Kerckhoff Heart Center in Bad Nauheim, Germany about a recent three-center trial to study the effectiveness and safety of the Arctic Front. How long have you been using the Arct…
Background In September 2006 I realized I was out of shape. I weighed between 230 and 235 lbs, my cholesterol was in the 300 range and I had hypertension. My primary care physician told me I was also at risk of heart disease, and suggested exercis…
What is the size of your EP lab facility and number of staff members? What is the mix of credentials at your lab? We operate 5-6 EP labs per day, and have a separate non-invasive room for tilt table studies and any ICD follow-up examinations that re…
Dr. Marrouche is the Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories and the Atrial Fibrillation Program at the University of Utah School of Medicine, which for more than 20 years has been a leader in developing innovative MRI applications. In…
In EP Lab Digest’s second edition of the new “How To” section, author Craig Swygman reviews a few of the clinical scenarios that may be encountered during implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) troubleshooting. Results of clinical trials con…