July 2009

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Volume 9 Issue 7

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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Dear Readers, In May of this year, the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) published a pocket guide entitled “Practical Rate and Rhythm Management of Atrial Fibrillation.” It was distributed during the Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Summit of the Annual Scientifi…
Tell us about the ADVANCE study. How many patients were included? What was the purpose of this study? ADVANCE is the largest clinical trial conducted to date in patients with Type 2 diabetes. The objective was to determine the effects of routine blo…
In this article, Dr. S. Venkatesan tells us about some of the online projects he is working on. Dr. Venkatesan is the Assistant Professor of Cardiology at Madras Medical College in Chennai, India. What were your reasons for starting the blog at “h…
Dr. Spector is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont. Tell us about your medical background and how you came to work i…
What is the size of your EP lab facility? What is the mix of credentials at your lab? Deborah has just expanded and built an entire electrophysiology suite consisting of a six-bed admission/recovery area and three labs. Construction was just complet…
In another installment of EP Lab Digest’s EP 101 series, the authors present three new case overviews, then ask readers to test their knowledge in EP by answering questions about each case. Case #1: A 27-year-old female underwent electrophysiology…