November 2017

Volume 17 Issue 11

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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The South Atlantic Society of Electrophysiology for Allied Professionals (SASEAP) started in 1994 as a small meeting in North Carolina. Since then, the organization has grown steadily and is planning its 25th annual workshop in September 2018.
Given the increasing prevalence of both atrial fibrillation and heart failure, further studies such as CAMERA-MRI and CASTLE-AF are critical, and greater efforts to tackle persistent AF are needed. 
The SADS Foundation was established in May 1992 to address the unmet needs of supporting families and educating physicians. It has now been 25 years of delivering services that save the lives and support the families of children and young adults who…
George Thomas, MD describes the selection of an appropriate CRT system for a particularly challenging case.
Wassim Ballany, MD describes his first pace-and-ablate experience using the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (Medtronic) at Community Hospital, Munster.
Tolga Aksu, MD and colleagues demonstrate how vagal ganglia ablation may be a good alternative modality for a patient with VVS who cannot be adequately treated by conventional modalities and who refuses pacemaker implantation.
Hurricane Harvey was one of the most catastrophic and costly natural disasters in U.S. history. In the hours and days leading up to the storm, preparations across many departments were implemented.
Learn the history behind the Arrhythmia Technologies Institute (ATI), as the school prepares to celebrate its 30-year milestone.
EP Lab Digest speaks with Ramesh Hariharan, MD and Rajesh Venkataraman, MD about how they recently converted to Abbott’s EnSite Precision™ Cardiac Mapping System and TactiCath™ Quartz Contact Force Ablation Catheter. 
EP Lab Digest highlights this program located in Patna, Bihar, India.