July 2018

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Volume 18 Issue 7

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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Edward K. Rhee, MD, FACC and G. Joseph Orme, DO, MPH present two cases of “symptomatic” pre-excitation in which the pre-excitation variant was incapable of supporting any arrhythmia, and in which catheter ablation would be unnecessary or contraindica…
EP Lab Digest speaks with Donna Wagner, BSN, MS, RN, and Administrator of Cardiovascular and Critical Care Services at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida. In this interview, she describes the creation of a new EP lab and ablation program at F…
Unless interventional electrophysiologists want to continue to devote more and more time outside the EP lab, the burgeoning number of patients with AFib that require longitudinal follow-up by a heart rhythm specialist requires a change in our approac…
The 6th International Symposium on Left Atrial Appendage (ISLAA) took place February 9-10th in Long Beach, California. ISLAA is a multidisciplinary cardiovascular educational symposium focused on the emerging science of the left atrial appendage. In…
In this feature interview, EP Lab Digest speaks with Dr. Roger A. Winkle about his experience using the new Advisor™ HD Grid Mapping Catheter, Sensor Enabled™ (Abbott) at Silicon Valley Cardiology / Sutter Health in East Palo Alto, California. His ca…
Krittapoom Akrawinthawong, MD, MSc and colleagues present a case of a patient with ventricular tachycardia, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, and inferior pericardial adhesions that was successfully ablated epicardially despite adhesions in the infer…
Jeffrey L. Williams, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS, CPE is the Co-Director of the Heart Rhythm Center and Assistant Quality and Medical Informatics Officer at Lakeland Regional Health System in Florida. He recently published his third book, contributes to a reg…
Authors describe a single-center, non-randomized, retrospective study to determine the differences in lead failure mechanisms across the major U.S. implantable defibrillator lead manufacturers between all non-recalled and recalled leads, and between…
EP Lab Digest talks with the EP program at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.