January 2014

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Volume 14 Issue 1

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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 Tracking Pacemakers and Defibrillators in the EP Lab with the RFID SmartCabinet Solution
Jim Collins, CPC, CCC shares a guided tour of the “EP & CRM” superbill.
Mellanie True Hills, Speaker and CEO of StopAfib.org, tells us about the first Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference in Dallas in November 2013.
1 Mission 1 Million – Getting to the Heart of Stroke was a global initiative set up to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation and its link to stroke.
Frank A. Cuoco, MD, MS, MBA, FHRS, FACC and colleagues review their experiences applying HeartLight technology to clinical practice and honing their technique in terms of energy delivery and device positioning.
EP Lab Digest® speaks with William H. Spear, MD, FACC, FHRS from Advocate Christ Medical Center about his use of the recently acquired Stereotaxis technology Vdrive™ with V-Sono™.
The following steps should always be considered a part of quality assurance and improvement efforts, and successful completion of these can lead to a steady climb toward excellence for A-Fib.
Khan Pohlel, MD, FACC, FSCAI and Kent R. Nilsson, Jr., MD, FACC present a recent case of LAA exclusion using the LARIAT Suture Delivery Device.
This new update from the SICP provides an update on the Advocacy Campaign.
Nadim Khan, MD and colleagues describe cor triatriatum sinister, a rare congenital cardiac anomaly whereby the left atrium is functionally and anatomically divided into two separate chambers by a thin membrane.