Elizabeth A Stephenson
Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
- A multicenter experience with novel implantable cardioverter defibrillator configurations in the pediatric and congenital heart disease populationElizabeth A Stephenson
Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:41-6. 2006..Epicardial patches require a thoracotomy, and may lead to a restrictive pericardial process. Because of these issues, we have explored novel ICD configurations...
- Relation of right ventricular pacing in tetralogy of Fallot to electrical resynchronizationElizabeth A Stephenson
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Cardiol 93:1449-52, A12. 2004..Effective pacing therapy may require site-specific placement of pacing leads and precise pacemaker programming...
- Utility of routine follow-up defibrillator threshold testing in congenital heart disease and pediatric populationsElizabeth A Stephenson
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:69-73. 2005..The congenital heart disease and pediatric populations are a unique group of ICD recipients having a higher incidence of lead failure. We investigated the utility of follow-up DFT testing in this population...
- Efficacy of atrial antitachycardia pacing using the Medtronic AT500 pacemaker in patients with congenital heart diseaseElizabeth A Stephenson
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Am J Cardiol 92:871-6. 2003..Atrial tachycardias in congenital heart disease are amenable to ATP algorithms in the AT500 pacemaker...
- Implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead complications and laser extraction in children and young adults with congenital heart disease: implications for implantation and managementJoshua M Cooper
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:344-9. 2003..Over time, ICD leads adhere to venous endothelium and endocardium. Lead removal, when necessary, often requires disruption of this fibrous tissue...
- Images in cardiovascular medicine. Recovery of left ventricular systolic function after biventricular resynchronization pacing in a child with repaired tetralogy of Fallot and severe biventricular dysfunctionJoel A Kirsh
Division of Cardiology, Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Circulation 113:e691-2. 2006
- Current state of the art for use of pacemakers and defibrillators in patients with congenital cardiac malformationsElizabeth A Stephenson
Paediatric Cardiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cardiol Young 16:151-6. 2006
- Natural history of postoperative heart block in congenital heart disease: implications for pacing interventionGil J Gross
Cardiology Division, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Heart Rhythm 3:601-4. 2006....
- Circadian and seasonal variation of malignant arrhythmias in a pediatric and congenital heart disease populationElizabeth A Stephenson
Departmentof Cardilogy, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1009-14. 2002..We sought to establish whether pediatric and young adult congenital heart disease implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) recipients have circadian or seasonal variability in shock frequency, similar to adult populations...
- Heart Rhythm Society/Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society Clinical Competency Statement: training pathways for implantation of cardioverter-defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices in pediatric and congenital heart patienJ Philip Saul
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Heart Rhythm 5:926-33. 2008
- Chronotropic incompetence in young patients with late postoperative atrial flutter: a case-control studyNitasha Anand
Cardiology Division, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
Eur Heart J 27:2069-73. 2006..Sinoatrial node dysfunction is associated with late postoperative atrial flutter, but pacing interventions driven by minimum heart rates (HR) have yielded mixed results...
- Reduction of QRS duration following pulmonary valve replacement in tetralogy of Fallot: implications for arrhythmia reduction?Elizabeth A Stephenson
Eur Heart J 26:863-4. 2005
- Electrophysiological interventions for inherited arrhythmia syndromesElizabeth A Stephenson
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Circulation 116:1062-80. 2007
- Outcome of the Fidelis implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead advisory: a report from the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Device Advisory CommitteeAndrew D Krahn
London Health Sciences Center, University Campus, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
Heart Rhythm 5:639-42. 2008..The Medtronic Sprint Fidelis family of leads has recently been the subject of a widespread advisory. Lead failure rates are estimated at 2.3% at 30 months, 2.6 times the failure rate of the reference Medtronic 6947 lead...
- Functional status, heart rate, and rhythm abnormalities in 521 Fontan patients 6 to 18 years of ageAndrew D Blaufox
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:100-7, 107.e1. 2008..Our objective was to determine the relationship between functional outcome and abnormalities of heart rate and rhythm after the Fontan operation...