The cryoballoon (CB) is an effective tool to isolate the pulmonary veins (PVs), and has been shown to be a safe and effective ablation approach to prevent recurrent paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (pAF) in patients who have failed medical therapy.
In this interview, EP Lab Digest talks with Tracy Kane Lofty, MSA, CAE and Charles J. Love, MD about the changes being made in certification testing by the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Makoto Ono, MD, PhD and colleagues describe how precision medicine has the promise of improving the diagnostic and therapeutic value of genetic testing. This article briefly summarizes the history of precision medicine in LQTS.
Jonathan Salcedo, MD, FACC, FHRS describes an ultrasound-guided approach to medial axillary vein access for all transvenous CIED needs, including single- or dual-chamber PPMs, ICDs, and CRT-D/CRT-P devices.
Khaldoun G. Tarakji, MD, MPH discusses this new era of healthcare delivery. Understanding these devices and their potential values is an important investment in caring not only for the patients of today, but certainly for the patients of tomorrow.