February 2018

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Volume 18 Issue 2

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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As new pacemakers and defibrillator features are created, the development process must account for and test for the possibility that their devices might be attached to other manufacturer’s leads.
Dr. James Kneller presents his experience utilizing Closed Loop Stimulation (CLS), a contractility-based rate-adaptive algorithm that accounts for subtle physiologic variation, at Astria Heart Institute.
Lorraine Buck describes implementation of a dedicated AF clinic as a means to provide a comprehensive and personalized approach to evaluation and management of patients with atrial fibrillation.
In this feature interview, Dr. Farhat Khairallah, Medical Director of the Electrophysiology Program at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, discusses receiving the American College of Cardiology’s Atrial Fibrillation with EPS accreditation.
Dr. Brian Olshansky and Dr. Suzy Feigofsky discuss treatment of autonomic disorders and orthostatic hypotension, and how important it is for EPs to be well versed on this subject.
The upcoming 15th annual International Winter Arrhythmia School will take place February 9-11, 2018 in Mont Tremblant, Quebec. In this interview, we speak with Dr. Eugene Crystal, Chairman and Founder of the Winter Arrhythmia School, the largest Arrh…
Dr. Sri Sundaram and colleagues describe the use of the EnSite Precision Cardiac Mapping System (Abbott) with the AutoMap Module in a patient presenting with atrial fibrillation (AF) and atypical atrial flutter after a previous AF cryoablation proced…
EP Lab Digest talks with Dr. Mark S. Link, Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology about the EP program at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Martha Gulati is a cardiologist and internationally recognized expert on women’s heart disease. In this interview, we speak with her about her work in women’s cardiovascular health.
EP Lab Digest speaks with electrophysiologist Dr. John Day, Medical Director of the Intermountain Heart Rhythm Specialists in Salt Lake City, Utah, about his book entitled The Longevity Plan, co-written by his wife Jane Day as well as Matthew LaPlant…