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EP Lab LIVE
Volume 21 Issue 3
Bradley Knight, MD
Jodie Elrod, Managing Editor, EP Lab Digest
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Pulsed Field Ablation Technology: Not a Flash in the Pan
This new energy source has the potential to quickly and permanently create transmural ablation lesions in a manner that could be highly selective for heart muscle, avoiding the risks of collateral injury to the esophagus and phrenic nerve.
Pacemaker-Related Complications in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Single-Center Experience
Giuseppe Lanzillo, MD and colleagues describe the rate of complications secondary to permanent pacemaker (PPM) implantation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).
A Tale of 2 Devices: ICD Lead Malfunction Following Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device
Christopher Purtell, MD, and Miguel Leal, MD share 2 cases demonstrating different approaches to dealing with lead malfunction after LVAD implantation.
Left Phrenic Nerve Displacement Using a Sizing Balloon During Epicardial Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation
Serkan Cay, MD and colleagues describe a case requiring left lateral epicardial VT ablation and left phrenic nerve (PN) displacement using a sizing balloon to prevent PN injury.
An Unusual Substrate for Outflow Tract Ventricular Tachycardia
Ven Gee Lim, MBChB (Hons), MSc, MRCP and colleagues present a novel case of a 42-year-old male with an unusual substrate for RVOT tachycardia – post-cardiac surgery-associated RVOT sternal adhesion.
Optimal CRT With a Net Reduction of 3 Leads With Use of Novel CRT-DX System
Rajiv Handa, MD, and Barry A. Bryant, CCDS present a case in which it was crucial to reduce the number of leads in the patient’s vasculature while still delivering optimal CRT therapy.
Spotlight Interview: Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center
In this month’s issue, Sean Mazer, MD and colleagues highlight their cardiac electrophysiology program in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Evolution of EP Coding and Billing: Review of the Last 20 Years of Changes
Jim Collins, CPC, CCC discusses the evolution of EP coding, and how it will continue to change as new technology and procedural techniques become mainstream.
Minimizing Occupational Radiation Exposure in the EP Lab: Theories, Implications, and Recommendations That Potentially Extend EP Team Longevity
Shannon Gleason, DNP and colleagues review practical x-ray exposure reduction recommendations, including the choice of protective aprons as well as the use of shields and fluoroscopy settings.
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