July 2019

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Volume 19 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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These are exciting first-in-man data related to a novel device that might prove to be helpful in preventing strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation. There are plans to perform a larger study in patients who are at high risk of stroke but do not…
Elizabeth Siferd, RN, CCRN shares her experience achieving ACC EP Accreditation at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s in Westerville, Ohio, and Mount Carmel East and Mount Carmel West in Columbus, Ohio, in April 2019.
Regina Kiefer, RT(R)(CV), RCES describes her transition from working in the EP lab to becoming an EKG instructor at the Electrocardiography Technology Technical Certificate program at Central Georgia Technical College.
Lynn Erickson, MS, and Imran Niazi, MD present a case describing persistent atrial fibrillation cryoablation using a novel system.
Lacey Cranston describes the Ontario eConsult Program, which is a secure, online tool that allows clinicians to send patient-specific clinical questions to a specialist and receive advice for treatment in seven days or less. It is free to use for bot…
EP Lab Digest speaks with Sandeep A. Saha, MD, MS about being an early career EP in a private practice setting. Dr. Saha is an electrophysiologist at Oregon Heart Center, PC, and consulting electrophysiologist with Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics.
EP Lab Digest features this prestigious cardiac electrophysiology program in Austin, Texas.
Introduction The acute and chronic effects of alcohol on the myocardium have been well documented1, including the association between alcohol and atrial fibrillation.2 This case report demonstrates the utility of a beta-blocker immediately before al…
EP Lab Digest speaks with Karen Martinelli, RN, CCRN, Atrial Fibrillation Nurse Navigator, Narendra K. Kanuru, MD, Michael J. Riley, MD, FACC, and Bryan T. Piedad, MD, FACC, FHRS, about the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at WellStar Health System.