December 2012

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Volume 12 Issue 12

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 this new article by Kevin R. Campbell, MD, FACC, he notes how several innovations in social media and healthcare developed in 2012.
In this feature interview, we speak with Dr. Rachel Lampert about newly published research on patient attitudes and perceptions regarding primary prophylaxis with implantable cardioverter- defibrillators (ICDs). Dr. Lampert is an Associate Professor…
As a member of the Heart Rhythm Society, Andrea Russo, MD, had grown accustomed to searching in vain for a cutting-edge solution to solve the traditional business issues associated with electrophysiology (EP): silos of information; manual, paper-inte…
Did you miss the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2012? Provided here is a compilation of clinical news highlights from the meeting.
The authors discuss how the Arrhythmia Center at Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital recently utilized a new technology, Biosense Webster’s PentaRay NAV catheter, during an atrial tachycardia ablation.
This month’s Spotlight Interview comes from an EP program in Mission Viejo, California.
PulsePredic is a new blood test that helps determine who benefits most from an ICD. Dr. Dudley is the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Professor of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). He is also P…
ABSTRACT: We report an 88-year-old male with coronary artery disease, previously placed left main coronary artery drug-eluting stent, and atrial fibrillation unable to tolerate anticoagulation with warfarin in addition to dual antiplatelet therapy wh…
Survival analysis, or Kaplan-Meier analysis, is a powerful tool that is critical to randomized clinical trials.
Read the SICP update for information on Heart Month 2013, HealtheCareers, legislation and advocacy awareness, and more.