February 2015

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Volume 15 Issue 2

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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Sumit Som, MD and colleagues from Mount Sinai Beth Israel summarize their experience with perioperative manual reprogramming of ICDs, including a brief review of the latest literature on this topic. 
Brijeshwar Maini, MD from the Pinnacle Health Cardiovascular Institute in Pennsylvania describes initial experience with real-time three-dimensional ICE imaging, a useful tool that will help revolutionize further development in this field.
Mansour Razminia, MD, FACC provides an update on his fluoroless catheter ablation techniques at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, and reports on cryoballoon ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation without the use of fluoro…
Mellanie True Hills, Founder of StopAfib.org, shares information about the upcoming Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference taking place March 28-29 in Dallas, Texas.
Nadim Khan, MD and colleagues from Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel present a case of Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome, an unusual and unfamiliar tachycardia that resulted in a learning experience for all involved in the case.
Kristin Lamvik, MS and Maggie-Lee Huckabee, PhD describe the state-of-the-art University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research at St. Georges Medical Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The ORBIT-AF registry should serve as a reminder that perioperative bridging with heparin has significant risks and should not be used in all patients with AF taking OAC.
Diane Augustine, RN, CCRN and colleagues from Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut present a case on Mahaim arrhythmias, a rhythm disorder with fibers connecting the atrioventricular node to the ventricular myocardium.
Valay Parikh, MD and colleagues from The Heart Institute at Staten Island University Hospital have developed a successful hybrid program for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Here they review their process for setting up the program, and detail t…
This month we highlight IU Health-Ball Memorial Hospital, affiliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine, in Muncie, Indiana.