Online Exclusives

August 14, 2014
The sudden death of young competitive athletes during exercise is a shocking and widely publicized topic. These unexpected events have attracted increasing amounts of attention in the general public, particularly with the growth of online and social media. Protocols for pre-athletic participation screening have come under scrutiny to refine the detection of “silent” cardiovascular diseases that…
March 4, 2013
In the March 2013 issue of EP Lab Digest®, Raman Mitra, MD, PhD and Michael Mirro, MD provided an overview on meaningful use and its goals. They have created an accompanying questionnaire to better understand how the readers of this article view meaningful use and the push toward EHRs.Take the meaningful use survey now.
December 20, 2012
The purpose of this survey, created by the Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences, is to determine the level of interest in an online bachelor’s degree program in electrophysiology.
July 2, 2012
Bayliss et al were the first to describe Twiddler’s syndrome.1 In the paper, the authors presented the main characteristics of Twiddler’s syndrome — namely, the twisting or coiling of the lead around the pacing device, followed by lead retraction or lead fracture. They also noted that loss of capture and sensing are typically seen.
May 2, 2012
Intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) allows not only real-time visualization of intracardiac structures during invasive cardiac electrophysiological procedures, but also assessment of vascular and valvular flow parameters, using pulsed wave and color flow Doppler.1-5
April 24, 2012
Save the Date and Register Today: SICP’s Signature RCES Review Course The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, TX June 15-16, 2012 The Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals will present a two-day RCES Registry Review Course conducted by three premier review course instructors. This course is designed to review information for CCI’s RCES registry exam. These courses will help you identify…
August 31, 2011
In this interview, Richard Wu, MD, Jose Joglar, MD, and Ron Peshock, MD describe a recent case in which a patient with Medtronic’s Revo MRI SureScan pacemaker became the first in North Texas to undergo a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. Drs. Wu, Joglar, and Peshock are all located at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
January 2, 2011
In this interview, EP Lab Digest speaks with Greg Newman, Director of Business Development for Cardiac Science. Tell us about the alliance between Cardiac Science and Best Buy for Business. What prompted this partnership?
January 8, 2010
J. David Burkhardt, MD, FACC and Andrea Natale, MD, FACC, FHRS, Executive Medical Director Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute Austin, Texas In this special feature, J. David Burkhardt, MD, FACC and Andrea Natale, MD, FACC, FHRS discuss electrophysiology advancements from the past year.