September 2009

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Volume 9 Issue 9

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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Background Percutaneous transseptal puncture allows direct access to the left atrium (LA) and left ventricle by making a passage through the fossa ovale. Historically, TSP was used to perform hemodynamic studies, but this technique is now used pred…
What is the size of your EP lab facility and number of staff members? What is the mix of credentials at your lab? Good Samaritan Hospital has two dedicated state-of-the-art EP laboratories, measured at 715 square feet each. Additionally, we share an…
Results from the North American Multidisciplinary Study, published in the HeartRhythm Journal, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, provide new information about the diagnostic evaluation of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopath…
More information is becoming available about therapeutic hypothermia (TH) for patients following a cardiac arrest. Read more about this innovative treatment here. Since the advent of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillation, few disco…