June 2019

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Volume 19 Issue 6

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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There are few people in any field who are able to lead by example on so many different fronts — fellow education, procedural prowess, meaningful and applicable clinical research, and faculty mentorship. No one who has ever spent a meaningful amount o…
Heart Rhythm 2019, the Heart Rhythm Society’s 40th Annual Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions, took place May 8-11, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Included is a brief review of news from the conference.
In this study, Yoshio Maeno, MD, PhD and colleagues determine the impact of new permanent pacemaker implantation in patients with baseline low left ventricular ejection fraction at two-year follow-up after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
SheMD is a virtual community of female physicians who discuss issues related to women in medicine and medical training. In addition to their website, they have active communities on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. In this interview, we s…
Laurie Demeule, RN, BSN, CVRN-BC and Brian Dunlea, RN, BSN describe how an event in September 2017 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital was the catalyst for the development of a fire prevention plan for their EP lab.
In this article, Jorge O. Diaz, MD, FACC, FHRS discusses two cases in which they were able to successfully map and terminate two complex atypical flutters using a coronary sinus-based dynamic window of interest with customized mapping settings.
In this interview, EP Lab Digest speaks with Kelly Jane Airey, MD, FHRS, FACC about recent medical mission work at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences in Bangalore, India. Dr. Airey practices EP with the Cardiovascular Medicine group…
EP services have continued to grow in cardiology programs across the country without on-site open-heart surgery programs. Years of technical advances, improvements in techniques and processes, and data showing minimal risk have allowed programs to be…
EP Lab Digest features this cardiac electrophysiology program in Lansing, Michigan.
In the next episode of The EP Edit podcast, we’re joined by Dr. Edward J. Schloss, a cardiac electrophysiologist and the Division Chief of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Christ Hospital of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Schloss has an active a…