November 2018

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Volume 18 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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On Wednesday, Sept. 26, Andrea Natale, MD, executive medical director of the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center, received the 2018 Star of Texas Healthcare Award from PTV Healthcare Capital.
Allergists are increasingly seeing patients with a reported penicillin allergy and can be very helpful when a patient who is scheduled for device implantation reports a severe allergy, or when there is uncertainty.
Dr. Jasbir Sra tells us about the upcoming AF, VT, VF Summit taking place November 30 to December 1, 2018 at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower in Chicago, Illinois.
Rachel M. Bond, MD writes that acknowledging the issues facing women in medicine and creating a community of support can allow progress in women’s professional success. The challenges for women in medicine in the year 2018 may not be as daunting as t…
EP Lab Digest talks with Dr. Jay Dinerman about a new electrophysiology-related app called Magnet Master, which assists medical professionals in planning for surgery using electrocautery in patients with cardiac devices.
Kate Morgan, RN, MSN, APRN-BC presents a case study reminding us to listen attentively to patients and to consider early non-invasive testing. While it’s easy to review a case in hindsight, it can be difficult to predict the underlying diagnosis in s…
Christopher Wilcox, DO and Robbie Wall, DO discuss how difficult it is to explore all of the options for complicated and aberrant pathway patterns during a procedure, both for the safety of the patient and the success of the procedure. With increasin…
In this article, EP Lab Digest speaks with Dr. Robert Pass about creating his “Pediheart: Pediatric Cardiology Today” podcast on iTunes. Dr. Pass is the director of the pediatric catheterization and electrophysiology laboratories as well as associate…
In this feature interview, we speak with Dr. Xunzhang Wang, electrophysiologist and Director of the Complex Ablation Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, about his experience using a new ultra-high resolution 3D imagi…
EP Lab Digest talks with an EP program in İstanbul, Turkey.