October 2020

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Volume 20 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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In 2019, EP Lab Digest featured an article about the EP program at the Second Hospital of Hebei Medical University, located in Shijiazhuang, China. In this interview, Yan Jia, MD, PhD and Chenglong Miao, MD, PhD provide an update about their program’…
Hieu Huynh, DO and colleagues present the first reported case of a subcutaneous ICD electrode failure secondary to partial fracture as a result of mechanical trauma.
Arnold H. Seto, MD, MPA and colleagues describe implantation of the CardioMEMS HF system (Abbott) via the axillary vein at the time of biventricular defibrillator implantation.
Ganesh Venkataraman, MD presents a case that illustrates the importance of prompt symptom and ECG recognition, as well as the specific management of acute flecainide toxicity.
In this issue, we speak with Moeen Saleem, MD about his EP program at Edward Hospital in Naperville, Illinois. Edward Hospital is part of Edward-Elmhurst Health, which is one of the top 10 health systems for cardiovascular care in Illinois and ranked…
Angela G. Romme, MSc and Hoang H. Nguyen, MD, MSCR, MSCA detail their experience with some of the recent innovations in ambulatory ECG monitoring technology.
Linda Moulton, RN, MS provides a review of the pathophysiology, presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and attempts to prevent atrioesophageal fistula formation.