April 2009

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Volume 9 Issue 4

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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Readers, the hot topic this month is on the subject of late cases — it has definitely struck a chord with many — just look at all the responses! Take a look at the questions below and let us know if you can help answer any of them. You can respond by…
We explore four areas pertaining to peer evaluations. These areas include a look at potential problems in an evaluation performed solely by management, the positive and negative aspects of peer evaluations, suggestions on how to implement a peer eval…
Sumeet S. Chugh, MD is the Associate Director of the Heart Institute, Section Chief of Clinical Electrophysiology, and Pauline and Harold Price Chair in Cardiac Electrophysiology Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He…
Medtronic Africa has announced the launch of its Therapy and Procedure Training Centre (TPTC) — the Bakken Education Centre — at its Bedfordview headquarters in Johannesburg. The centre, which is its first on the African continent, will provide train…
In this article, the author discusses the opening of a multispecialty biplane lab at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago. After nearly 10 months of meticulous planning and construction, December marked the opening of Resurrection Medical Center’s…
In November 2007, EP Lab Digest spoke with Dr. Hammill about the first-year results of the NCDR® ICD Registry™. In this feature interview, Dr. Hammill provides an update of the registry. For those who may be unfamiliar, remind us of why the nation…
In this article, the author describes the creation of “The ECG Blog: Your PQRST-Needs Satisfied,” found at "ecgblog.wordpress.com,” and provides an interesting case study of differentiating ectopic atrial tachycardia from atrial flutter on ECG. B…