October 2018

Volume 18 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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Concierge medicine has created a two-tiered healthcare system. It is unfortunate that those in our society who have the most resources and influence are not using those assets to improve the healthcare system for all.
Doreen Bearden, MBA-HA, BSN, RN presents perspectives on the evolving staffing and educational trends seen in the field of electrophysiology by members of the Healthworks team.
Dr. Suvash Shrestha and colleagues provide a review of electrosurgery, which enables the operator to dissect tissue, create pockets, free cardiac leads, and coagulate tissue. They discuss their use of conventional cautery pens for de novo implants as…
Drs. Muhammad Ajmal and Abraham G. Kocheril report 6 cases of persistent AFib that were recurrent after RF ablation but successfully treated with cryoballoon ablation.
Dr. Seth J. Rials presents a case demonstrating his experience with a new device-based system that uses multiple sensors instead of impedance alone.
In this feature interview, Dr. Zahwe discusses his use of the Advisor™ HD Grid Mapping Catheter, Sensor Enabled™ (Abbott) and EnSite Precision™ Cardiac Mapping System (Abbott) at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
EP Lab Digest talks with the EP program at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple in Temple, Texas.
Drs. Zaw Win Tun and colleagues report the effective use of an amiodarone plus sotalol combination for refractory ischemic VT in a post-CABG patient refractory to multiple antiarrhythmic medications and radiofrequency ablation. This combination might…
In this feature interview, EP Lab Digest talks with Dr. Niraj Sharma about the new hybrid operating (OR) suite and electrophysiology (EP) lab at Eastside Medical Center. Dr. Sharma is the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Eastside Medical Cent…