December 2017

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Volume 17 Issue 12

Editorial Staff

Clinical Editor
Bradley Knight, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Jodie Elrod
Production Manager
Alexa Flinn

Editorial Correspondence

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There are many Class I recommendations that are not supported by large randomized clinical trials but are strongly supported by evidence, experience, and expert opinion. The Class IIa indication for the S-ICD in the guideline should be a Class I reco…
Dr. Bhavanesh Makanjee and colleagues report the complete absence of an SVC in a patient without prior history of cardiac surgery or device implantation — a very rare congenital cardiac abnormality.
The AHA’s annual Scientific Sessions took place this year from November 11-15th in Anaheim, California. Included are some of the news highlights from the meeting. The AHA’s annual Scientific Sessions took place this year from November 11-15th in…
Dr. Todd Cohen and colleagues review issues in receiving electronic prescriptions by patients’ pharmacies following implantation of CIEDs at NYU Winthrop Hospital’s EP lab.Dr. Todd Cohen and colleagues review issues in receiving electronic prescripti…
Tara U. Mudd, MSN, APRN and colleagues discuss how Norton Heart Specialists in Louisville, Kentucky, partnered with Norton Healthcare and Medtronic in an effort to optimize workflow.
In this interview, we speak with Rosalie Linver Ungar, author of a new book called In a Heartbeat: The Ups and Downs of Life with Atrial Fib.
In this article, we speak with Dr. Rajesh Malik about the creation of a second electrophysiology laboratory at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina. 
EP Lab Digest highlights this program located in Baku, Azerbaijan. Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan, and the largest city on the Caspian Sea.
Dr. Jeffrey Liu from South Hills Cardiology Associates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, presents an unusual case study of a male patient who presented with ill-defined syncope and tachycardia.
Acombination of advanced catheter navigation and mapping along with simultaneous minimally invasive epicardial and endocardial ablation techniques have led to the development of a novel hybrid approach for the treatment of long-standing persistent at…