April 2016

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Volume 16 Issue 4

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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This list of the top five publications from last year in our field is subjective, but is intended to highlight five trials that have already, or will likely, have a large impact on clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and that cover a broad range of t…
Dr. Samir B. Pancholy and colleagues describe a simple technique, using no additional equipment, that significantly improves the probability of successful passage of right heart catheter from RA to RV. 
Dr. Fariha Sadiq Ali and colleagues present two cases using the EnSite Velocity™ Cardiac Mapping System.
In this new article series, we explore what it’s like to be a travel nurse in the cardiac electrophysiology laboratory. Here we speak with Ashley Crilly, a travel RN with Soliant Health, about her experience. 
In August 2015, BIOTRONIK had announced CE approval and the results of a recent Australian pilot study into the performance of the BioMonitor 2. In this interview, we speak with Dr. Sze Yuan Ooi, who took part in the pilot study. 
In this article by Mauricio Hong, MD and Kristin Carpenter, they note that the EnSite™ Array™ catheter has become their tool of choice for patients that have failed medical therapies for inappropriate sinus tachycardia.
EP Lab Digest speaks with Grace Lescano, RN (“Grace the Nurse”) about her role as a health educator on social media.
In this interview we speak with Anmarie Pfeifer, RN, BSN and Director of EP Patient Services at the Cardiology Clinic of San Antonio, about the South Texas Electrophysiology Society (STEPS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing awareness to…
Terrence Devine, RN gives us a tour of this EP program in Houston, Texas.
In this interview, EP Lab Digest had the opportunity to speak with Carolyn Thomas, patient advocate and founder of the Heart Sisters blog (http://myheartsisters.org/).