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Contributors

        Consulting Editors

        RANJAN K. THAKUR, MD, MPH, MBA, FHRS
        Professor of Medicine and Director, Arrhythmia Service, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute, Sparrow Health System, Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan, USA
        ANDREA NATALE, MD, FACC, FHRS
        Executive Medical Director, Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, St. David’s Medical Center, Austin, Texas, USA; Consulting Professor, Division of Cardiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Heart and Vascular Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Director, Interventional Electrophysiology, Scripps Clinic, San Diego, California, USA; Senior Clinical Director, EP Services, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA

        Editors

        KENNETH A. ELLENBOGEN, MD
        Kimmerling Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, VCU School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University/Pauley Heart Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
        PUGAZHENDHI VIJAYARAMAN, MD
        Associate Professor of Medicine, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Program Director, CCEP Fellowship, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA; Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Geisinger Heart Institute, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
        SANTOSH PADALA, MD
        Associate Professor of Medicine, VCU School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, USA

        Authors

        ANGELO AURICCHIO, MD, PhD
        Director of Electrophysiology Unit, Cardiocentro Ticino Institute, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Lugano, Switzerland
        ENRICO BARACCA, MD
        Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Unit, Division of Cardiology, Department of Specialistic Medicine, Santa Maria della Misericordia General Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
        TIMOTHY R. BETTS, MD
        Consultant Cardiologist and Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre; Oxford Heart Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom
        PIERRE BORDACHAR, MD, PhD
        Bordeaux University Hospital (CHU), Cardio-Thoracic Unit, Pessac, France; IHU Liryc, Electrophysiology and Heart Modeling Institute, fondation Bordeaux Université, Pessac-Bordeaux, France
        HARAN BURRI, MD
        Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
        MARCO CENTIONI, MD
        Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Unit, Division of Cardiology, Department of Specialistic Medicine, Santa Maria della Misericordia General Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
        KENNETH A. ELLENBOGEN, MD
        Kimmerling Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, VCU School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University/Pauley Heart Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
        MARK K. ELLIOTT, MBBS
        School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences, King’s College London, Department of Cardiology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
        MICHAEL E. FIELD, MD
        Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
        DARREL P. FRANCIS, MD
        Professor, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom
        MICHAEL R. GOLD, MD, PhD
        Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
        ZAIN S. GOWANI, MD
        Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
        PEREGRINE G. GREEN, BMBCh
        Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford; Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR), University of Oxford; Oxford Heart Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom
        LUUK HECKMAN, MD
        Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University, the Netherlands
        NEIL HERRING, DPhil
        Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford; Oxford Heart Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom
        BENGT HERWEG, MD, FACC, FHRS
        Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
        WEIJIAN HUANG, MD
        Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, The Key Lab of Cardiovascular Disease of Wenzhou, Wenzhou, China
        SANDEEP K. JAIN, MD
        Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
        MAREK JASTRZĘBSKI, MD, PhD
        Professor, First Department of Cardiology, Interventional Electrocardiology and Hypertension, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Kraków, Poland
        NANDITA KAZA, MBChB
        National Heart and Lung Institute, Research Fellow, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom
        DANIEL KEENE, PhD
        National Heart and Lung Institute, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Cardiology (Clinical Electrophysiology), Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom
        JUSTIN LUERMANS, MD, PhD
        Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+), the Netherlands; Department of Cardiology, Radboud University Medical Centre (RadboudUMC), Nijmegen, the Netherlands
        JOOST LUMENS, PhD
        Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University, the Netherlands
        LINA MARCANTONI, MD
        Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Unit, Division of Cardiology, Department of Specialistic Medicine, Santa Maria della Misericordia General Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
        VISHAL S. MEHTA, MBBS
        School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences, King’s College London, Department of Cardiology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
        ALEJANDRA A. MIYAZAWA, MBChB
        National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom
        TARDU ÖZKARTAL, MD
        Consultant Cardiologist, Electrophysiology Unit, Cardiocentro Ticino Institute, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Lugano, Switzerland
        GIANNI PASTORE, MD
        Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Unit, Division of Cardiology, Department of Specialistic Medicine, Santa Maria della Misericordia General Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
        SYLVAIN PLOUX, MD, PhD
        Bordeaux University Hospital (CHU), Cardio-Thoracic Unit, Pessac, France; IHU Liryc, Electrophysiology and Heart Modeling Institute, fondation Bordeaux Université, Pessac-Bordeaux, France
        SHUNMUGA SUNDARAM PONNUSAMY, MD
        Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology, Velammal Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Madurai, India
        FRITS PRINZEN, PhD
        Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University, the Netherlands
        JOHN RICKARD, MD, MPH
        Staff Physician, Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart, and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
        JESSE RIJKS, MD
        Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+), the Netherlands
        CHRISTOPHER A. RINALDI, MD, FHRS
        School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences, King’s College London, Department of Cardiology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
        SAMIR SABA, MD
        Professor of Medicine, Division Chief, Cardiology, Co-Director, Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
        MARC STRIK, MD, PhD
        Bordeaux University Hospital (CHU), Cardio-Thoracic Unit, Pessac, France; IHU Liryc, Electrophysiology and Heart Modeling Institute, fondation Bordeaux Université, Pessac-Bordeaux, France
        LAN SU, MD
        Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, The Key Lab of Cardiovascular Disease of Wenzhou, Wenzhou, China
        BRETT TOMASHITIS, MD
        Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
        JEREMY S. TREGER, MD, PhD
        The University of Chicago Medicine, Center for Arrhythmia Care, Heart and Vascular Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
        GAURAV A. UPADHYAY, MD, FACC, FHRS
        Heart and Vascular Center, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Heart Station, Section of Cardiology, Center for Arrhythmia Care, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
        ANTONIUS M.W. VAN STIPDONK, MD, PhD
        Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+), the Netherlands
        NIRAJ VARMA, MA, MD, PhD, FRCP
        Professor of Medicine, Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
        KEVIN VERNOOY, MD, PhD
        Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+), the Netherlands; Department of Cardiology, Radboud University Medical Centre (RadboudUMC), Nijmegen, the Netherlands
        PUGAZHENDHI VIJAYARAMAN, MD
        Associate Professor of Medicine, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Program Director, CCEP Fellowship, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA; Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Geisinger Heart Institute, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
        CHAU N. VO, MD
        Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
        ALLAN WELTER-FROST, MD, MPH
        Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
        ZACHARY I. WHINNETT, BM, BS, FRCP, PhD
        Reader in Cardiac Electrophysiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London, United Kingdom
        DAVID R. WILSON II, MD
        Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
        FRANCESCO ZANON, MD, FESC, FHERA, FHRS
        Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Unit, Division of Cardiology, Department of Specialistic Medicine, Santa Maria della Misericordia General Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
        ALWIN ZWEERINK, MD, PhD
        Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; Department of Cardiology and Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences (ACS), Amsterdam University Medical Centers (AUMC), Location VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands