March 2015

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Volume 15 Issue 3

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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Todd J. Cohen, MD and colleagues describe the use of the manual override feature on the Catheter Robotics Amigo® remote catheter system.
Sandeep Banga, MD and colleagues present an early evaluation of a same-day-discharge protocol in patients undergoing an elective implantation for a cardiac electronic device.
This month we highlight an EP program in Oak Lawn, Illinois.
Tara Vandenberg, RT(R), RCIS outlines radiation safety initiatives put into practice in the Medical University of South Carolina’s cardiac procedural areas.
Brian Marino, DO and colleagues report on 3 patients with persistent LAA thrombus while taking rivaroxaban for at least 4 weeks.
Based on this temporal substudy of the Finnish CardioVersion study, it would be reasonable when contemplating cardioversion in a patient with acute AF without anticoagulation to begin using a more conservative cut-off of 12 hours of AF duration.