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Arrhythmia highlights - papers of interest

Papers and articles of interest on electrophysiology and related topics

Arrhythmias


  •  The safety and efficacy of antithrombotic therapy in patients undergoing cardiac rhythm device implantation: a meta-analysis. Yang X. Europace. 2015 Feb 18. Read more
  • Epicardial Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in "No Entry" Left Ventricle: Mechanical Aortic and Mitral Valves.
    Soejima K. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Feb 25. Read more
  • Reverse Cardiac Remodelling Following Renal Denervation - Atrial Electrophysiologic and Structural Changes Associated with Blood Pressure Lowering. McLellan AJ. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jan 28. Read more
  • Interference between dental electrical devices and pacemakers or defibrillators: Results from a prospective clinical study.
    Elayi CS. J Am Dent Assoc. 2015 Feb;146(2):121-8. Read more
  • Percutaneous Epicardial Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias Arising from the Left Ventricular Summit: Outcomes and ECG Correlates of Success. Santangeli P. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Jan 30. Read more
  • Recurrence After "Long Term Success" in Catheter Ablation of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation. Usui E.  Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jan 29. Read more
  • Cryo-therapy Ablation of Para-Hisian Accessory Pathways in Children. Swissa M  Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jan 29.  Read more
  • A Highly Effective Technique for Transseptal Endocardial Left Ventricular Lead Placement for Delivery of Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy. Domenichini G Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jan 28. Read more

  • A review of multisite pacing to achieve cardiac resynchronization therapy - (This document was set up thanks to the unrestricted support of St Jude Medical, however it has not been influenced in any way by its sponsor) - Europace (2014) doi: 10.1093/europace/euu197 Read more
  • Oral anticoagulation therapy after radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation and the risk of thromboembolism and serious bleeding: long-term follow-up in nationwide cohort of Denmark. Karasoy D et al. Eur Heart J. 2014. Read  more
  • Pulmonary Vein Isolation as Index Procedure for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: One-Year Clinical Outcome After Ablation Using The Second-Generation Cryoballoon.Ciconte G et al. Heart Rhythm. 2014. Read more
  • Amiodarone, Anticoagulation, and Clinical Events in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Insights From the ARISTOTLE Trial.
    Flaker G et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014. Read more
  • The Transesophageal Echo Probe May Contribute to Esophageal injury after Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation under General Anesthesia: A Preliminary Observation. Kumar S. et al. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014. Read more
  • Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (CALYPSO) PILOT TRIAL. Al-Khatib SM et al. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014. Read more
  • Clinical Role of Atrial Arrhythmias in Patients With Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia. Saguner AM et al. Circ J. Read more
  • Clinical impact of a novel three-dimensional electrocardiographic imaging for non-invasive mapping of ventricular arrhythmias-a prospective randomized trial. Erkapic D. et al. Europace. 2014. Read more
  • Increase in paced heart rate reduces muscle sympathetic nerve activity in heart failure patients treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy. Ståhlberg M. et al. Europace. 2014. Read more
  • Left Atrium, Vagal Nerve and Esophagus: a Complex system in Atrial Fibrillation. Husser D1, Heart Rhythm. 2014 May 28. Read more
  • Very long-term outcome after initially successful catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Steinberg JS Heart Rhythm. 2014 May1. Read more
  • Non-Induciblity in Post Infarction VT as an End Point for VT Ablation and its Effects on Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ghanbari H1, Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 May Read more
  • Early Repolarization is associated with Symptoms in Patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Long QT syndrome. Laksman ZW. Heart Rhythm. 2014 May 23.
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  • Current implantable cardioverter-defibrillator programming in Europe: the results of the European Heart Rhythm Association survey. Proclemer A. Europace. 2014 Jun;16(6):935-8. Read more
  • Where do we come from? Where are we going? Adverse outcomes in catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. Magnani JW. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 April. Read more
  • Clinical predictors of adverse patient outcomes in an experience of more than 5000 chronic endovascular pacemaker and defibrillator lead extractions. Brunner MP Heart Rhythm. 2014 May. Read more
  • Lone Atrial Fibrillation Does it Exist? Wyse  DG JACC 2014 May. Read more
  • Antihypertensive treatment and risk of atrial fibrillation: a nationwide study. Marott SC EHJ May 2014.  Read more
  • Atrial fibrillation is associated with different levels of physical activity levels at different ages in men Drca N. Heart 2014. Read more
  • Which is the best catheter to perform atrial fibrillation ablation? A comparison between standard ThermoCool, SmartTouch, and Surround Flow catheters. Sciarra L. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2014 Feb 21. Read more
  • Imaging and epicardial substrate ablation of ventricular tachycardia in patients late after myocarditis. Maccabelli G. Europace. 2014 Feb 20. Read more
  • Twenty-year experience of transvenous lead extraction at a single centre. Gomes S. Europace. 2014 Feb 19. Read more
  • The Impact of Prolonged ICD Arrhythmia Detection Times On Outcomes: A Meta-analysis.Scott PA. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Feb 12. Read more
  • Bipolar ablation for deep intra-myocardial circuits: human ex vivo development and in vivo experience. Gizurarson S. Europace. 2014 Feb 19. Read more
  • United Kingdom national experience of entirely subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator technology: important lessons to learn. Jarman JW. Europace. 2013 Feb 28. Read more
  • Occult Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke: Detection by 7-Day Electrocardiogram Versus Implantable Cardiac Monitors. Stroke. 2013 Feb 28. Ritter MA. Read more
  • Deactivation of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results of patient surveys.  Herman D. Europace. 2013 Feb 27.  Read more
  • Management of Ventricular Tachycardia in the Setting of a Dedicated Unit for the Treatment of Complex Ventricular Arrhythmias: Long Term Outcome after Ablation. Della Bella P. Circulation. 2013 Feb 25. Read more
  • Age-Related Prognosis of Syncope Associated with a Preexcitation Syndrome.  Brembilla-Perrot B. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 Feb 25.
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  • Evaluation of the CHADS2 Risk Score on Short- and Long-Term All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality After Syncope.  Ruwald MH. Clin Cardiol. 2013 Feb 28. Read more
  • Cellular Mechanism Underlying Hypothermia-Induced VT/VF in the Setting of Early Repolarization and the Protective Effect of Quinidine, Cilostazol and Milrinone. Gurabi Z. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014. Read more

  • Non-fluoroscopic catheter visualization using MediGuide™ technology: experience from the first 600 procedures. Sommer P. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2014. Read more

  • Managed Ventricular Pacing compared to conventional dual-chamber pacing for elective replacement in chronically paced patients: results of the Prefer for Elective Replacement MVP (PreFER MVP) randomized study. Luca Botto G. Heart Rhythm. 2014. Read more

  • Active or Passive Pulmonary Vein in Atrial Fibrillation: Is Pulmonary Vein Isolation always essential?. Seitz J, Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jan. Read more

  • Cardiac magnetic resonance and electroanatomical mapping of acute and chronic atrial ablation injury: a histological validation study. Harrison JL. Eur Heart J. 2014 Jan 12. Read more

  • United Kingdom national experience of entirely subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator technology: important lessons to learn. Jarman JW. Europace. 2013 Feb 28.
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  • Occult Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke: Detection by 7-Day Electrocardiogram Versus Implantable Cardiac Monitors. Stroke. 2013 Feb 28. Ritter MA.
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  • Deactivation of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results of patient surveys.  Herman D. Europace. 2013 Feb 27.
    Read more
  • Management of Ventricular Tachycardia in the Setting of a Dedicated Unit for the Treatment of Complex Ventricular Arrhythmias: Long Term Outcome after Ablation. Della Bella P. Circulation. 2013 Feb 25.
    Read more
  • Age-Related Prognosis of Syncope Associated with a Preexcitation Syndrome.  Brembilla-Perrot B. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 Feb 25.
    Read more
  • Evaluation of the CHADS2 Risk Score on Short- and Long-Term All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality After Syncope.  Ruwald MH. Clin Cardiol. 2013 Feb 28. Read more
  • European survey on efficacy and safety of duty-cycled radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation.  C. Scharf et al. Europace 2012;14: 1700-1707.   Read more
  • Atrioventricular Node Reentrant Tachycardia in Patients with Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries and Results of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation.  Liao Z et al. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Nov 16.  Read more
  • Low Serum Magnesium and the Development of Atrial Fibrillation in the Community: The Framingham Heart Study.  May Khan A. et al. Circulation. 2012 Nov 21. Read more
  • Effects of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy on Left Ventricular Mass and Wall Thickness in Mild Heart Failure Patients in MADIT-CRT.  Kutyifa V et al. Heart Rhythm. 2012 Nov 19. Read more
  • Heterogeneity of Ryanodine Receptor Dysfunction in a Mouse Model of Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia.  Loaiza R et al. Circ Res. 2012 Nov 14.  Read more
  • Myocardial Structural Associations with Local Electrograms: A Study of Post-Infarct Ventricular Tachycardia Pathophysiology and Magnetic Resonance Based Non-Invasive Mapping.  Sasaki T et al. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Nov 13.  Read more