Inside the EP Lab »
In this article we learn about VisibleEP, which is an interactive learning software that brings a virtual EP laboratory to your personal computer.
Emerging Technologies »
A Novel, Quick and Easy Non-Invasive Option for Skin Closure After Implantable Cardiac Device Procedures
Daniel S. Goldman, MD, FACC, FHRS and Linda Moulton, RN, MSN describe a new “non-invasive” device for skin closure that was recently approved for low-tension surgical wounds.
Cover Story »
Luann Hallahan, RN, BSN, BC presents a study that was done to determine if a single, dedicated EP lab at UPMC Passavant Hospital could improve its TAT efficiency to compare to the Operating Room TAT national average of 20-25 minutes.
Cover Story »
MADIT-CHIC: Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in the Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy
Mary P. Orencole, MS, ANP-BC and colleagues provide information on MADIT-CHIC, the first prospective study of the cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) in chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy.
Spotlight Interview »
This month we check out the EP program in Pensacola, Florida.
Case Study »
Senthil Thambidorai, MD, FHRS details a case from the Memorial Hermann The Woodlands, a community-based hospital that recently performed their first S-ICD implantation.
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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.