October 2019

Volume 19 Issue 10

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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It is important that we periodically reevaluate the role of implantable device therapy for the primary prevention of sudden death to make sure we are continuing to help patients.
Frances Munkenbeck, MD, FHRS, CCDS and Tracy Lofty, MSA, CAE describe new initiatives with the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE).
While fast-developing advances in technology often support high-quality cardiovascular care and have value for improving clinical outcomes or reducing procedural time, they come with high costs, both fixed and variable. So while advanced EP is often…
Martha G. Ferrara, DNP, FNP, CCDS, FHRS and colleagues from White Plains Hospital discuss the establishment of their full-time EP program in February 2018.
The Catheter and Surgical Therapies for Atrial Fibrillation (CAST-AF) conference took place August 16 and 17, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Included is a brief review of the event.
Daniel Alyesh, MD and colleagues describe a method for mapping and ablating arrhythmias originating from the left ventricular (LV) summit when coronary anatomy precludes ablating in the coronary venous system.
In the next episode of The EP Edit podcast, we speak with Dr. Jose Osorio, medical director of the EP lab at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, about his techniques for eliminating the use of fluoroscopy in EP procedures. Enclosed here…
Dr. Joseph Manfredi describes his use of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) management software (Murj). Dr. Manfredi is with Carolina Cardiology and the Heart & Vascular Institute of Prisma Health-Upstate in…
EP Lab Digest highlights this EP program at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, a not-for-profit, Catholic integrated health care delivery system in Texarkana, Texas and Atlanta, Texas.
EP Lab Digest talks with Samuel F. Sears, PhD about his research in the psychological care and quality of life outcomes of ICD patients.