October 2015

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Volume 15 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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Seth Worley, MD and colleagues discuss a rarely used but valuable alternative for percutaneous implantation of a dual-chamber pacing system via the femoral vein.
EP Lab Digest speaks with Russell Greenlees, a graduate of the Arrhythmia Technologies Institute who is now employed at Medtronic. In his youth, Russell was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
The Kansas City Heart Rhythm Symposium (KCHRS) 2015 was held August 15-16 at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.
Magnetic navigation needs a local champion for local success. It needs at least one physician in the hospital where it is installed who is invested in using the system for most, if not all, of his or her cases.
In our featured Spotlight Interview this month, we highlight an EP program in Beirut, Lebanon.
In this feature interview, we speak with Dr. Grant Simons about his infection prevention practices utilizing the TYRX™ Antibacterial Envelope. 
Antonio Navarrete, MD, FACC, FHRS, CCDS, and Farooq Iqtidar, MD discuss use of a contact force catheter to treat a persistent left superior vena cava.
Ahmed Al Fagih, MD and colleagues describe a new technique to facilitate axillary vein puncture, which in turn may minimize the contrast media requirement and the time to axillary vein puncture during implantation of CRT devices.
Daniel S. Goldman, MD, FACC, FHRS and Linda Moulton, RN, MS present information on the ARISTA™ AH Hemostat (Bard Davol Inc.), which provides hemostatic and desiccant properties.