October 2013

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Volume 13 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 this brief interview, EP Lab Digest® speaks with Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD about the Cardiac Arrhythmia Symposium for Women in Electrophysiology, taking place February 7-8, 2014 in La Jolla, California.
Zhen Jiao, MD and colleagues describe a recent case in which they observed the usefulness of luminal esophageal temperature monitoring during the ablation procedure.
In this interview we speak with Gregory K. Feld, MD and Stephanie Empizo about the ease and efficiency of ordering LifeWatch monitoring for their patients through the Perminova EMR at the UC San Diego Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center.
In this interview we speak with Rod Williams, HRS Consulting Services President, about this premiere and multi-faceted strategic advisory group.
Matthew Baker, MD and colleagues share their early experience with LARIAT ligation of the LAA in two patients at high risk of stroke but who were unable to take anticoagulants.
Authors from Winthrop University Hospital present a case of situs inversus totalis, a congenital condition in which all the major visceral organs are mirrored from their normal position.
In collaboration with The Christ Hospital Health Network, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and USRowing, Santosh Menon, MD, FACC began a research project to screen for sudden cardiac arrest i…
Dr. Cooper discusses his use of Medtronic’s PEAK® PlasmaBlade, which offers the precision of a scalpel and the bleeding control of traditional electrosurgery without the extensive collateral tissue damage.
This month we check out the EP program at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, a 525-bed tertiary care facility that is home to the nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital.
 In February 2013, Edward J. Schloss, MD contributed a list of EP “lessons learned.” In this update, he shares some more valuable tips.