June 2018

Volume 18 Issue 6

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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Catheter ablation for heart rhythm disorders changes lives, including the lives of patients with medically-refractory symptomatic AF. There is no dispute about this, and the results of the CABANA trial do not change this.
Xiao-yu Liu, MD and colleagues present a study assessing the acute and long-term outcomes of catheter ablation in focal atrial tachycardia using remote magnetic navigation.
EP Lab Digest speaks with Benedict Glover, MD, MB BCh BAO, MRCP from Queens University, in Ontario, where he is chief of the heart rhythm service, assistant professor and head of the cardiac electrophysiology fellowship program (Royal College of Phys…
Andrea Natale, MD and Robert Canby, MD present a brief case implanting an insertable cardiac monitor, a technology increasingly being used to detect and monitor episodes of atrial fibrillation.
Heart Rhythm 2018, the Heart Rhythm Society’s 39th Annual Scientific Sessions, took place May 9-12 in Boston, Massachusetts. Included is a sampling of some of the clinical news highlights from the conference.
In this article, Michelle Khoo, MD presents two cases utilizing a collaborative approach and advanced technologies to treat patients with heart failure at the University of New Mexico Sandoval Regional Medical Center.
EP Lab Digest talks with the EP program at Health City Cayman Islands in Grand Cayman.
Seth Worley, MD describes the use of interventional CRT (I-CRT), which is the use of techniques employed by interventional cardiologists and radiologists for cannulation of the coronary sinus and LV lead placement. He writes that I-CRT offers a bette…
Kathleen J. Morris, MS, RD, CNSC and Roschelle Heuberger, PhD, RD provide a review examining the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) on postoperative atrial fibrillation, and determining if PUFA supplementation influences markers of…