S S Barold

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dissimilar ventricular rhythms: implications for ICD therapy
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida 33615, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:510-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Automatic mode switching of a dual chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator induced by a ventricular escape rhythm
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Electrocardiol 46:136-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Second-degree atrioventricular block revisited
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:296-304. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical atrial undersensing by a dual chamber pacemaker during atrial fibrillation
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Cardiol J 19:207-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Functional atrial undersensing associated with switching to a tracking mode of pacing
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:1188-93. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Conventional and biventricular pacing in patients with first-degree atrioventricular block
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Europace 14:1414-9. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint P-wave locking in the postventricular atrial refractory period of cardiac resynchronization devices. Management with the Biotronik system
    S S Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa General Circle, 33606, Tampa, FL, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:116-20. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Unusual cause of desynchronization in a cardiac resynchronization device
    S S Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa General Circle, 33606, Tampa, FL, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:135-40. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Sensing of 2 atrial rhythms by a pacemaker in a transplanted heart
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:426-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Pacemaker repetitive nonreentrant ventriculoatrial synchrony. Why did automatic mode switching occur?
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:420-5. 2012

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Publications113 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Dissimilar ventricular rhythms: implications for ICD therapy
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida 33615, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:510-6. 2013
    ..Dissimilar ventricular rhythms may not be rare and may account for cases of unexplained sudden death with a normally functioning implantable cardioverter-defibrillator and no recorded terminal arrhythmia...
  2. doi request reprint Automatic mode switching of a dual chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator induced by a ventricular escape rhythm
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Electrocardiol 46:136-9. 2013
    ..The arrhythmia may be considered to represent an unusual form of pacemaker escape-capture bigeminy...
  3. doi request reprint Second-degree atrioventricular block revisited
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:296-304. 2012
    ..All correctly defined type II blocks are infranodal. Infranodal block presenting with either type I or II manifestations requires pacing regardless of QRS duration or symptoms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical atrial undersensing by a dual chamber pacemaker during atrial fibrillation
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Cardiol J 19:207-9. 2012
    ..This unusual response should be differentiated from the recently documented lock-in behavior of pacemakers delivering managed ventricular pacing...
  5. doi request reprint Functional atrial undersensing associated with switching to a tracking mode of pacing
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:1188-93. 2012
    ..The observed functional atrial undersensing is a normal manifestation of device function and must not be misinterpreted as a true atrial undersensing problem...
  6. ncbi request reprint Conventional and biventricular pacing in patients with first-degree atrioventricular block
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Europace 14:1414-9. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint P-wave locking in the postventricular atrial refractory period of cardiac resynchronization devices. Management with the Biotronik system
    S S Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa General Circle, 33606, Tampa, FL, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:116-20. 2012
    ..A ventricular sensed event occurring within the AV control interval does not start a PVARP so that P wave locking cannot occur when the AV conduction time is shorter than the AV control interval...
  8. ncbi request reprint Unusual cause of desynchronization in a cardiac resynchronization device
    S S Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa General Circle, 33606, Tampa, FL, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:135-40. 2012
    ..With these devices, it is important to program the LV maximum trigger interval (essentially equivalent to a LV upper interval) to a value equal or faster than the sensor-driven upper rate...
  9. doi request reprint Sensing of 2 atrial rhythms by a pacemaker in a transplanted heart
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:426-7. 2012
    ..The atrial lead must be implanted in the donor atrium: a double atrial electrogram requires a different atrial site unless programmable atrial sensitivity can establish preferential sensing of donor P waves...
  10. doi request reprint Pacemaker repetitive nonreentrant ventriculoatrial synchrony. Why did automatic mode switching occur?
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:420-5. 2012
    ..The explanation is presented in the form of questions and answers to facilitate the understanding of pacemaker function and complex timing cycles...
  11. doi request reprint Atrial lead malfunction presenting as new onset pacemaker-mediated tachycardia
    S Serge Barold
    The Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Europace 14:1060-1. 2012
    ..Oversensing of atrial false signals from a defective lead shortened the PVARP with consequent sensing of retrograde conduction...
  12. doi request reprint Pacemaker-mediated tachycardia initiated by an atrioventricular search algorithm to minimize right ventricular pacing
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:336-9. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Significance of missing telemetered markers in implanted cardioverter-defibrillators
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:409-15. 2012
    ..We report three patients with St Jude ICDs (St. Jude Medical, Sylmar, CA, USA) where some aspect of the marker channel was missing...
  14. doi request reprint Using devices with a variable postventricular atrial refractory period for cardiac resynchronization
    S S Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa General Circle, 33606, Tampa, FL, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:52-5. 2012
    ..Auto-PVARP makes little sense (especially in the presence of first-degree AV block) in CRT patients considering that PMT is rare in this situation. In CRT patients, one should program a short and fixed PVARP of ≤ 250 ms...
  15. doi request reprint Escape-echo bigeminy
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:167-9. 2012
    ..The clinical significance of escape-echo bigeminy appears similar to that of classic escape-capture bigeminy...
  16. doi request reprint Reappraisal of the traditional Wenckebach phenomenon with a modified ladder diagram
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 17:3-7. 2012
    ..The modified Wenckebach diagram should help students understand the mysterious clustering of QRS complexes or "paradoxical" increase of the ventricular rate that occurs during a Wenckebach sequence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Minimizing right ventricular pacing
    S Serge Barold
    University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:966-9. 2005
  18. doi request reprint Echocardiographic optimization of the atrioventricular and interventricular intervals during cardiac resynchronization
    S Serge Barold
    Cardiology Division, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Europace 10:iii88-95. 2008
    ..VV timing is generally programmed using the aortic velocity-time integral, and long-term variations of the optimal value necessitate periodic re-evaluation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Upper rate response of biventricular pacing devices
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:129-36. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Far-field R wave sensing causing prolongation of the atrial escape interval of DDD pacemakers with atrial-based lower rate timing
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:2188-91. 2003
    ..This manifestation of far-field sensing should not be interpreted as malfunction of dual chamber pacemakers with atrial-based lower rate timing...
  21. ncbi request reprint Multisite cardiac pacing. A code proposal revisited
    S Serge Barold
    University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Acta Cardiol 60:13-4. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Ventricular rate stabilization algorithm of ICD causing dual chamber pacing during ventricular tachycardia
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 9:397-400. 2003
    ..This response occurs when there is an appropriate relationship between the timing cycles of the ICD and a relatively slow VT...
  23. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic diagnosis of myocardial infarction during left bundle branch block
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Cardiol Clin 24:377-85, viii. 2006
    ..Criteria for old MI (based on QRS changes) have not been reevaluated for almost 20 years and continue to exhibit low sensitivity, but high specificity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Phantom crosstalk
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, 5806 Mariner s Watch Drive, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:334-5. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic diagnosis of myocardial infarction and ischemia during right ventricular pacing
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Electrocardiol 40:164-7. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of the 12-lead electrocardiogram during conventional and biventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Cardiol Clin 24:471-90, x. 2006
    ..Such an arrangement would improve the care of pacemaker patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint ICD shock triggered by atrial bigeminy
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:991-5. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of inferior myocardial infarction based on the paced QRS complex
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Electrocardiol 40:161-3. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Seymour Furman
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida, College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:451-2. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Complex manifestations of an automatic mode switching algorithm
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:112-4. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Harmful effects of long-term right ventricular pacing
    S Serge Barold
    University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Acta Cardiol 61:103-10. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Alternating preventricular and postventricular atrial far-field sensing by a dual chamber cardioverter defibrillator
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:1320-1. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint First-degree atrioventricular block. Clinical manifestations, indications for pacing, pacemaker management & consequences during cardiac resynchronization
    S Serge Barold
    Cardiology Division, University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 17:139-52. 2006
    ..The resultant hemodynamic response may be superior because the detrimental effects of right ventricular stimulation (required in the setting of a longer PR interval) are avoided...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pacemaker tachycardia: is it pacemaker-mediated tachycardia or sinus tachycardia?
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:256-7. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Mode switching of dual chamber pacemakers from activation of a blanked flutter search algorithm by a single atrial event
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, 5806 Mariner s Watch Drive, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:917-20. 2005
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  36. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular outflow tract pacing: not ready for prime-time
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 13:39-46. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Mysterious loss of resynchronization during biventricular pacing
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, 5806 Mariner s Watch Drive, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:571-2. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic diagnosis of myocardial infarction and ischemia during cardiac pacing
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Cardiol Clin 24:387-99, ix. 2006
    ..A recent investigation suggests that T wave abnormalities from ischemia can be differentiated from those caused by cardiac memory related to pacing...
  39. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic follow-up of biventricular pacemakers
    S Serge Barold
    Cardiology Division, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 10:231-55. 2005
    ..Algorithms are available to restore resynchronization by automatic temporary abbreviation of the postventricular atrial refractory period...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pulsus alternans caused by 2:1 left bundle branch block
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:221-2. 2005
    ..The observations documented the profound depressant hemodynamic effect of complete left bundle branch block in the setting of minimal systolic left ventricular function...
  41. ncbi request reprint Shortening of the sensed AV delay of a dual chamber pacemaker during normal sinus rhythm
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital, 5806 Mariner s Watch Drive, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 9:29-34. 2003
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  42. ncbi request reprint Hyperkalemia induced pacemaker far-field endless loop tachycardia
    S S Barold
    Genesee Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1425-6. 2001
    ..Ventricular activation was so prolonged that the atrial channel sensed the far-field ventricular deflection within the atrial electrogram beyond the 300 ms postventricular atrial refractory period...
  43. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of a His-Purkinje fatigue phenomenon with programmed stimulation of the right ventricular outflow tract
    S S Barold
    The Electrophysiology Institute, Broward General Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 4:489-91. 2000
    ..The observations were consistent with the fatigue phenomenon of the His-Purkinje system and illustrate the importance of an appropriate stimulation protocol in the electrophysiological evaluation of syncope...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cross-ventricular endless loop tachycardia during biventricular pacing
    S S Barold
    Florida Cardiovascular Institute and Tampa General Hospital, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1821-3. 2001
    ..This "cross-ventricular" endless loop tachycardia is a reentrant pacemaker tachycardia like classic endless loop tachycardia and can be prevented by appropriate programming of the pacemaker...
  45. ncbi request reprint Case report: complex arrhythmia induced by noncompetitive atrial pacing algorithm of DDDR pacemaker
    S S Barold
    Florida Cardiovascular Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 5:431-4. 2001
    ..This situation produced a repetitive nonreentrant VAl synchronous rhythm in the setting of retrograde VA conduction...
  46. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical AV delay shortening of a pacemaker
    S S Barold
    Electrophysiology Institute, Broward General Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1527-31. 2000
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  47. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the 16 blanking periods of the Medtronic GEM DR dual chamber defibrillators
    S S Barold
    Electrophysiology Institute, Broward General Hospital and Medtronic Inc, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 5:319-25. 2001
    ..Our findings complement the incomplete or unclear specifications published by the manufacturer. Accurate knowledge of blanking periods is essential for the interpretation of device function...
  48. ncbi request reprint Case report: type I second-degree AV block masquerading as Type II block
    S S Barold
    Genesee Hospital and University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester NY, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 4:599-603. 2000
    ..The electrocardiograms illustrate the importance of deductive reasoning and the clinical context in the diagnostic evaluation of perplexing forms of second-degree AV block...
  49. ncbi request reprint Second-degree atrioventricular block: a reappraisal
    S S Barold
    Electrophysiology Institute, Broward General Hospital, Ft Lauderdale, Fla, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 76:44-57. 2001
    ..Adherence to the correct definitions provides a logical and simple framework for clinical evaluation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Pacemaker repetitive nonreentrant ventriculoatrial synchronous rhythm. A review
    S S Barold
    The Electrophysiology Institute, Broward General Hospital, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33496, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 5:45-58. 2001
    ..Management requires modification of the programmed settings of the pacemaker and utilization of certain algorithms designed for other functions but nevertheless effective in this situation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical induction of cross-talk in a dual chamber pacemaker by increasing the ventricular output
    S S Barold
    Genesee Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:906-7. 2001
    ..Oversensing by the ventricular channel was probably due to the detection of a relatively large summation signal consisting of the afterpotential and the superimposed activity from the atrial stimulus...
  52. ncbi request reprint Abrupt and sustained shortening of the AV delay of a DDDR pacemaker during stable sinus rhythm
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Cardiovascular Institute and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Electrocardiol 35:139-41. 2002
    ..This behavior is caused by a pacemaker Wenckebach upper rate response related to the slow prevailing upper rate at rest provided by sensor input to the SmarTracking function of the pulse generator...
  53. pmc Non-paroxysmal junctional tachycardia with type I exit block
    S S Barold
    Heart 88:288. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Alternating duration of ventricular paced cycles during automatic mode switching of a DDDR pacemaker
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Cardiovascular Institute and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 7:185-7. 2002
    ..Such unusual behavior must not be interpreted as pacemaker malfunction...
  55. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the 12-lead electrocardiogram in the follow-up of patients with cardiac resynchronization devices. Part I
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Cardiol J 18:476-86. 2011
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  56. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the 12-lead electrocardiogram in the follow-up of patients with cardiac resynchronization devices. Part II
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Cardiol J 18:610-24. 2011
    ..Programming the V-V interval (LV before RV) in the setting of RV anodal stimulation cancels the V-V timing to zero...
  57. ncbi request reprint Termination of pacemaker endless loop tachycardia by an atrial extrasystole
    S S Barold
    Genesee Hospital and the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:250-1. 2001
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Far-field P-wave sensing by the right ventricular lead of conventional dual chamber pacemakers
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Cardiovascular Institute and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 6:77-80. 2002
    ..One case was caused by displacement of a bipolar ventricular lead towards the right ventricular inflow tract. The other case occurred only in relation to an atrial extrasystole in the absence of ventricular lead displacement...
  59. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of myocardial ischemia during ventricular pacing
    S S Barold
    Genesee Hospital, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1060-1. 2000
    ..This report shows that the same sign may occur transiently during myocardial ischemia and also serve as a diagnostic marker...
  60. ncbi request reprint Wenckebach upper rate response in single chamber pacemaker
    S S Barold
    Genesee Hospital, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1087-8. 2000
    ..This behavior occurred only when the upper rate interval was longer than the pacemaker refractory period. In a single chamber device this response may simulate pacemaker malfunction...
  61. ncbi request reprint Willem Einthoven and the birth of clinical electrocardiography a hundred years ago
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:99-104. 2003
    ..He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1924 (2 years after Waller's death) in physiology and medicine, "for the discovery of the mechanism of the electrocardiogram."..
  62. ncbi request reprint Eccentricities of dual chamber implantable pacemakers
    S S Barold
    Genesee Hospital, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1290-4. 2000
    ..Knowledge of these eccentricities should facilitate the interpretation of complex pacemakers responses to interference...
  63. ncbi request reprint Advances in cardiac pacing. New indications and technology
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Acta Cardiol 58:101-17. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint 2:1 Atrioventricular block: order from chaos
    S S Barold
    Electrophysiology Institute, Broward General Hospital, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 19:214-7. 2001
    ..Administration of atropine in patients with His-Purkinje disease may increase the degree of AV block...
  65. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular outflow tract placement of defibrillation leads: five year experience
    Michael C Giudici
    Division of Cardiology, Genesis Heart Institute, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:443-6. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of intracardiac atrial flutter and extracardiac fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 13:71-2. 2005
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Anodal capture with second-generation biventricular cardioverter-defibrillator
    Bengt Herweg
    USF Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital, Tamp, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Acta Cardiol 58:435-6. 2003
  68. doi request reprint Esophageal contour changes during cryoablation of atrial fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:711-6. 2009
    ..We have observed contour changes of the barium-filled esophagus during atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation with cryo-energy delivered in direct proximity to the esophagus...
  69. ncbi request reprint Transvenous left atrial and left ventricular pacing in Ebstein's anomaly with severe interatrial conduction block
    S Garrigue
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1032-5. 2001
    ..This case illustrates the promising possibility to circumvent the interatrial conduction block with single left atrial pacing instead of biatrial pacing which was not suitable here...
  70. pmc Is there a synergic effect of propafenone associated with atrial overdrive pacing for atrial arrhythmia prevention? A randomised crossover study
    S Garrigue
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux, 19 avenue de Magellan, 33600 Pessac, France
    Heart 83:172-7. 2000
    ..To assess the effect of adding propafenone to atrial overdrive for the prevention of atrial arrhythmia episodes in patients with DDD pacemakers...
  71. ncbi request reprint Significance of syncope in patients with Alzheimer's disease treated with cholinesterase inhibitors
    P Bordier
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    Europace 5:429-31. 2003
    ..Pacemaker implantation seemed justified rather than donepezil cessation. More over, it permitted an increase in donepezil dosage...
  72. doi request reprint Ablation of left ventricular tachycardia via transeptal approach and crossing of a mechanical mitral valve prosthesis
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, Florida Heart Rhythm Institute and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:900-3. 2010
    ..The patient has since been free of implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks for 2 months since the second procedure...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with end-stage inotrope-dependent class IV heart failure
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:90-3. 2007
    ..In conclusion, patients with end-stage inotrope-dependent NYHA class IV HF and LV dyssynchrony may respond favorably to CRT with long-term clinical benefit and improved LV function...
  74. doi request reprint AV junctional ablation allowing more effective delivery of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with intra- and interatrial conduction delay
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:685-90. 2008
    ..In both patients AV junctional ablation and echocardiography-guided device optimization significantly improved heart failure...
  75. ncbi request reprint Ventricular asystole during atrial antitachycardia pacing by implanted cardioverter-defibrillator
    Bengt Herweg
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:432-3. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint Aortic perforation by active-fixation atrial pacing lead
    Amir Kashani
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:417-8. 2004
    ..Perforation of the aorta should be part of the differential diagnosis of cardiac tamponade after pacemaker implantation...
  77. ncbi request reprint Einthoven's first electrocardiogram 100 years ago
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1792-3. 2002
  78. ncbi request reprint A case of pacemaker and pacemaker-like syndrome
    Amir Kashani
    Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY 14621, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 9:361-4. 2003
    ..Surprisingly, the occurrence of the pacemaker-like syndrome during junctional rhythm in patients with normal left ventricular function has rarely been described...
  79. ncbi request reprint Influence of native conduction status on clinical results with right ventricular outflow tract pacing
    Michael C Giudici
    Division of Cardiology, Genesis Heart Institute, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:240-2. 2003
  80. ncbi request reprint What is cardiac resynchronization therapy?
    S S Barold
    Broward General Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    Am J Med 111:224-32. 2001
    ..The high incidence of sudden death among these patients has encouraged ongoing clinical trials to evaluate the benefit of a system that combines biventricular pacing and cardioversion-defibrillation into a single implantable device...
  81. doi request reprint Coronary vein angioplasty with noncompliant balloon for resistant coronary vein stenosis during left ventricular lead implantation
    Ketul Chauhan
    Department of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, JA Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:251-2. 2008
    ..Venoplasty with noncompliant balloon should be considered for resistant coronary vein stenosis encountered during CRT device implantation...
  82. ncbi request reprint Simple access to the coronary venous system for left ventricular pacing
    Dany E Sayad
    Florida Cardiovascular Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1856-8. 2003
    ..Coronary sinus cannulation was achieved in all 15 patients with a mean fluoroscopy time of 3.34 +/- 1.9 minutes. Subsequent implantation of a biventricular pacemaker was successful and free of complications in all the 15 patients...
  83. ncbi request reprint Left-sided implantation of a biventricular implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in dextrocardia
    Kalpesh H Solanki
    James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa General Hospital, and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:247. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Association of noncompaction of left ventricular myocardium with Ebstein's anomaly
    Arzu Ilercil
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Echocardiography 23:432-3. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint Atrioventricular block revisited
    S Serge Barold
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Compr Ther 28:74-8. 2002
    ..Type II, second-degree AV block is infranodal, whereas 2/3 of Type I with BBB are infranodal, 2:1 AV block is neither Type I nor II block. Infranodal blocks require pacing regardless of symptoms...
  86. ncbi request reprint Mechanical esophageal deflection during ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:957-61. 2006
    ..This technique was successfully employed in three patients where critical sites of the posterior left atrial wall were very close to the esophagus...
  87. ncbi request reprint Latency during left ventricular pacing from the lateral cardiac veins: a cause of ineffectual biventricular pacing
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:574-81. 2006
    ..Hemodynamic parameters improved immediately after advancing LV stimulation (in one patient) or pacing the LV only (in two patients) coupled with dramatic improvement of heart failure symptoms...
  88. ncbi request reprint Treatment of pacemaker induced severe mitral regurgitation with biventricular pacing in two patients with a normal left ventricular ejection fraction
    James M Irwin
    St Joseph s Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:2333-5. 2003
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  89. doi request reprint Abolition of diaphragmatic pacing by nonsurgical retraction of a left ventricular lead
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service, Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1105-6. 2009
    ..At the 3-month follow-up, the absence of diaphragmatic stimulation was associated with a satisfactory LV pacing threshold and dramatic clinical improvement from effectual biventricular pacing...
  90. ncbi request reprint Pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation without reversal of warfarin therapy
    Michael C Giudici
    Division of Cardiology, Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:358-60. 2004
    ..6 +/- 1.0, range 1.5-7.5). The complication rate in the anticoagulated group was similar to those in patients with a normal INR. Routine normalization of coagulation factors prior to pacemaker/ICD placement may not be necessary...
  91. ncbi request reprint Norman J. "Jeff" Holter-"Father" of ambulatory ECG monitoring
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 14:117-8. 2005
  92. ncbi request reprint Wenckebach upper rate response of pacemakers implanted for nontraditional indications: the other side of the coin
    S Serge Barold
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1283-4. 2002
  93. ncbi request reprint Failure of atrial flutter detection by a pacemaker with a dedicated atrial flutter detection algorithm
    Carsten W Israel
    J W Goethe University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Frankfurt, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1274-7. 2002
    ..This observation underscores the need for further refinement of pacemaker algorithms for the detection of atrial tachyarrhythmias...
  94. ncbi request reprint The DVI mode of cardiac pacing: a second coming?
    S Serge Barold
    Am J Cardiol 90:521-3. 2002
  95. ncbi request reprint Automatic mode switching of implantable pacemakers: II. Clinical performance of current algorithms and their programming
    Chu Pak Lau
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, and the Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1094-113. 2002
    ..Appropriate programming of atrial sensitivity, and the avoidance of ventriculoatrial cross-talk are essential for optimal AMS performance...
  96. ncbi request reprint Automatic mode switching of implantable pacemakers: I. Principles of instrumentation, clinical, and hemodynamic considerations
    Chu Pak Lau
    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:967-83. 2002
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  97. ncbi request reprint Unexpected ventricular asystole in a DDD pacemaker: what is the mechanism?
    Stephane Garrigue
    Hĵpital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:504-6. 2002
  98. ncbi request reprint Common atrial flutter sustained by a right atrial circus movement with anticlockwise rotation: the first demonstration in humans
    Nadir Saoudi
    Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace, Monaco
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:481-3. 2002
  99. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of biventricular pacemakers by oversensing of far-field atrial depolarization
    Igor Lipchenca
    Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center and Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:365-7. 2002
    ..Oversensing probably occurred secondary to slight displacement of the left ventricular lead in the coronary venous system. Long-term reliable pacing was restored by decreasing the sensitivity of the ventricular channel...
  100. ncbi request reprint VDD pacemaker replacement is safe and reliable independently of the previously implanted lead: a prospective and controlled study
    Alessandro Fabiani
    Div Cardiologia, Osp Area Aretina Nord, Arezzo, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 15:107-11. 2006
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  101. ncbi request reprint Implantation of left ventricular leads using a telescopic catheter system
    Francesco Zanon
    Division of Cardiology, Rovigo General Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1266-72. 2006
    ..Technologic advances in catheter design may facilitate CS cannulation and LV lead placement...