August 2014

Volume 14 Issue 8

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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Swarnalatha Kanneganti, MD and Koroush Khalighi, MD, FCCP, FACP, FACC, FHRS write that with increasing use of methadone in clinical practice, physicians should be aware of its association with malignant arrhythmias.
In this continuing article series, EP Lab Digest® speaks with Suneet Mittal, MD, FACC, FHRS, Director of Electrophysiology for the Valley Hospital Health System.
In this interview we speak with Dr. Rodrigo Nehgme, electrophysiologist at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Florida, about his first pediatric implantation case of a subcutaneous defibrillator in a 10-year-old boy.
Takumi Yamada, MD and colleagues present a case implanting the S-ICD system in a 14-year-old male patient.
In this interview, we speak with Dr. Charles Lanzarotti, Medical Director for Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare’s Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Medical Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-St. Franc…
Alyssa M. Feldman, MS and colleagues discuss how a better understanding of pulmonary embolism risk factors and the proactive administration of thromboprophylaxis in high-risk patients may help minimize the risk of this complication.
This month we check out an EP program in Staten Island, New York.
EP Lab Digest® speaks with Hanna Heuser and Tenly Tibert, who both work in the cardiovascular medical device field as clinical specialists for Medtronic, and both have ICDs. Here they share their experience as device patients working in the cardiac e…
A recently published Expert Consensus Statement addresses when ICD therapy is reasonable in patients who are not represented in the latest ICD guidelines.
Michael Neal, CRNA, MSN describes how utilizing a dedicated EP CRNA team paired with cardiac anesthesiologists has helped Duke University Medical Center to increase patient safety, satisfaction levels, and case success.