Mattias Duytschaever

Summary

Affiliation: General Hospital St. Jan
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mapping and isolation of the pulmonary veins using the PVAC catheter
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, St Jan Hospital Bruges, Ruddershove 10, Bruges, Belgium
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:168-78. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients at low thrombo-embolic risk: efficacy and safety of a simplified periprocedural anticoagulation strategy
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, St Jan Hospital, Bruges, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:855-60. 2013
  3. pmc Lessons from dissociated pulmonary vein potentials: entry block implies exit block
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, St Jan Hospital Bruges, Ruddershove 10, 8000 Bruges, Belgium
    Europace 15:805-12. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence, characteristics, and predictors of pulmonary vein narrowing after isolation using the pulmonary vein ablation catheter
    Yves De Greef
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:52-60. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Impact of radiofrequency characteristics on acute pulmonary vein reconnection and clinical outcome after PVAC ablation
    Yves De Greef
    Department of Cardiology, Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Antwerpen, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:290-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Changes in P-wave area and P-wave duration after circumferential pulmonary vein isolation
    Katarina Van Beeumen
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Europace 12:798-804. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Electrical storm in a patient with dilated non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy
    Grim De Meyer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 64:681-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Triggering pulmonary veins: a paradoxical predictor for atrial fibrillation recurrence after PV isolation
    Yves De Greef
    Department of Cardiology, St Jan Hospital Bruges, Bruges, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:381-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Incidence, timing, and characteristics of acute changes in heart rate during ongoing circumferential pulmonary vein isolation
    Stefan Ketels
    Department of Cardiology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Europace 10:1406-14. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Frequent ventricular premature beats: a reversible cause of cardiomyopathy?
    Vida Firsovaite
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 61:573-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Mapping and isolation of the pulmonary veins using the PVAC catheter
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, St Jan Hospital Bruges, Ruddershove 10, Bruges, Belgium
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:168-78. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients at low thrombo-embolic risk: efficacy and safety of a simplified periprocedural anticoagulation strategy
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, St Jan Hospital, Bruges, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:855-60. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy and safety of a simplified periprocedural anticoagulation strategy of aspirin (ASA) and low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) in patients at low TE risk...
  3. pmc Lessons from dissociated pulmonary vein potentials: entry block implies exit block
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, St Jan Hospital Bruges, Ruddershove 10, 8000 Bruges, Belgium
    Europace 15:805-12. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine in a two-centre study the prevalence of residual PV-LA exit conduction in the presence of unambiguously proven entry block and without pacing manoeuvres...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence, characteristics, and predictors of pulmonary vein narrowing after isolation using the pulmonary vein ablation catheter
    Yves De Greef
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:52-60. 2012
    ..The risk of pulmonary vein narrowing (PVN) after pulmonary vein isolation, using a novel multi-electrode ablation catheter, is unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of radiofrequency characteristics on acute pulmonary vein reconnection and clinical outcome after PVAC ablation
    Yves De Greef
    Department of Cardiology, Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Antwerpen, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:290-6. 2013
    ..The objective was to study the impact of radiofrequency (RF) characteristics on acute pulmonary vein reconnection (PVR) and outcome after PVAC ablation. PVI with additional ablation of PVR (PVI + PVR) was compared to PVI-only...
  6. doi request reprint Changes in P-wave area and P-wave duration after circumferential pulmonary vein isolation
    Katarina Van Beeumen
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Europace 12:798-804. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Electrical storm in a patient with dilated non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy
    Grim De Meyer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 64:681-5. 2009
    ..This report describes a patient previously implanted with a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) presenting with an electrical storm due to BBRVT...
  8. doi request reprint Triggering pulmonary veins: a paradoxical predictor for atrial fibrillation recurrence after PV isolation
    Yves De Greef
    Department of Cardiology, St Jan Hospital Bruges, Bruges, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:381-8. 2010
    ..To identify procedural parameters predicting recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AF) after a first circumferential pulmonary vein isolation (CPVI)...
  9. doi request reprint Incidence, timing, and characteristics of acute changes in heart rate during ongoing circumferential pulmonary vein isolation
    Stefan Ketels
    Department of Cardiology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Europace 10:1406-14. 2008
    ..We analysed acute ablation-induced changes in HR and short-term HRV during percutaneous circumferential pulmonary vein isolation (CPVI). We also studied whether observed changes were predictors of successful outcome after first CPVI...
  10. ncbi request reprint Frequent ventricular premature beats: a reversible cause of cardiomyopathy?
    Vida Firsovaite
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 61:573-6. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Epicardial ablation of an arrhythmogenic left ventricular micro-aneurysm guided by fusion of electro-anatomical activation maps and computed tomography images
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 28:344. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Fracture of a circular mapping catheter after entrapment in the mitral valve apparatus during segmental pulmonary vein isolation
    Rene Tavernier
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1774-5. 2003
    ..The circular part could be removed without sequelae using a transseptally positioned vascular extraction nipper in combination with a basket catheter...
  13. ncbi request reprint From a wide to a narrow QRS tachycardia and back. What is the mechanism?
    Vida Firsovaite
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 67:239-40. 2012
    ..The differential diagnosis of this electrocardiographic pattern is discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Pulmonary vein isolation with the 30 and 35 mm high-density mesh ablator
    Yves De Greef
    Department of Cardiology, Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, ZNA Middelheim, Lindendreef 1, 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Europace 12:1428-34. 2010
    ..To analyse procedural results and clinical outcome of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation using the 30 and 35 mm high-density mesh ablator (HDMA, Bard Electrophysiology)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intra- and interatrial asynchrony in patients with heart failure
    Katarina Van Beeumen
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Cardiol 99:79-83. 2007
    ..Asynchrony was related to N-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and to the ejection fraction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Short runs of irregular narrow QRS tachycardia: what is the mechanism?
    Rene Tavernier
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
    Heart Rhythm 4:1580-1. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: another indication for circumferential pulmonary vein ablation?
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gent, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 61:193-6. 2006
    ..Although multiple antiarrhythmic drugs failed to prevent recurrences of AF in each patient, catheter ablation resulted in long-term maintenance of sinus rhythm and stabilization of heart failure...
  18. ncbi request reprint Limited benefit of septal pre-excitation in pace prevention of atrial fibrillation
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:269-77. 2005
    ..AF vulnerability was compared to pacing at the right atrium (RA) and sinus rhythm (SR)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Transthoracic tissue Doppler imaging of the atria: a novel method to determine the atrial fibrillation cycle length
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:1202-9. 2006
    ..In the present study, we evaluated a new method to measure the AFCL based on transthoracic tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) of the right atrium (RA) and left atrium (LA)...
  20. pmc Ablation of an idiopathic left ventricular tachycardia originating from the posterior mitral annulus in a toddler
    Katarina Van Beeumen
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Europace 10:1015-7. 2008
    ..Different diagnostic and ablation steps are described. Mitral annulus-ventricular tachycardia, a rare form of idiopathic left VT, can safely and successfully be ablated in very young children...
  21. doi request reprint Subacute implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead perforation: a potentially life-threatening event
    Rene Tavernier
    Department of Cardiology, St Jan Hospital Bruges, Ruddershove 10, B 8000 Bruges, Belgium
    Europace 11:966-7. 2009
    ..We describe a 74-year-old man presenting with a life-threatening left-sided haemothorax as a result of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead perforation occurring 1 month after implantation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chronotropic incompetence: real life observations of a theoretical concept
    Michel De Pauw
    Department of Cardiology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 68:205-7. 2013
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Permanent ventricular pacing via a low posterolateral cardiac vein in a patient with a mechanical tricuspid valve prosthesis and complete atrioventricular block
    Filip De Kerpel
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 59:565-7. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint The left hand as a model for the right atrium: a simple teaching tool
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Europace 8:245-50. 2006
    ..For validation, we compared the hand with an endocast that had been prepared from an adult human right atrium and with a three-dimensional electro-anatomical CT image of the right atrium...
  25. ncbi request reprint Variable atrioventricular block during atrial flutter: what is the mechanism?
    Mattias Duytschaever
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gent, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:950-1. 2002