L Brent Mitchell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of the transvenous catheter electrophysiologic study in the evaluation and management of ventricular tachyarrhythmias associated with ischemic heart disease
    L Brent Mitchell
    Department of Cardiac Science, Calgary Health Region, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:458-62. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery
    L Brent Mitchell
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 21:45B-50B. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic therapy to prevent atrial arrhythmia after cardiac surgery
    L Brent Mitchell
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary Health Region, Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:18-24. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Role of drug therapy for sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias
    L Brent Mitchell
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary Foothills Hospital, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    Cardiol Clin 26:405-18, vi. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Are lipid-lowering drugs also antiarrhythmic drugs? An analysis of the Antiarrhythmics versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) trial
    L Brent Mitchell
    Division of Cardiology, Foothills Hospital University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:81-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic Oral Amiodarone for the Prevention of Arrhythmias that Begin Early After Revascularization, Valve Replacement, or Repair: PAPABEAR: a randomized controlled trial
    L Brent Mitchell
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta
    JAMA 294:3093-100. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Sudden death in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: the importance of post-shock electromechanical dissociation
    L Brent Mitchell
    Foothills Hospital University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1323-8. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of statin therapy for prevention of atrial fibrillation following DDDR pacemaker implantation
    Anne M Gillis
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Eur Heart J 29:1873-80. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Validation of a new simple scale to measure symptoms in atrial fibrillation: the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Severity in Atrial Fibrillation scale
    Paul Dorian
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:218-24. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of fixed rate versus rate responsive pacing after radiofrequency atrioventricular junction ablation: quality of life, ventricular refractoriness, and paced QT dispersion
    Henry J Duff
    Cardiovascular Disease Research Group, University of Calgary Health Sciences Centre, HSC 1632, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1163-70. 2003

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of the transvenous catheter electrophysiologic study in the evaluation and management of ventricular tachyarrhythmias associated with ischemic heart disease
    L Brent Mitchell
    Department of Cardiac Science, Calgary Health Region, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:458-62. 2002
    ..The purpose of this review is to outline our present understanding of the techniques and indications for an EP study in patients with ischemic heart disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery
    L Brent Mitchell
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 21:45B-50B. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic therapy to prevent atrial arrhythmia after cardiac surgery
    L Brent Mitchell
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary Health Region, Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:18-24. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize these recent advances in the context of our previous knowledge base regarding the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation...
  4. doi request reprint Role of drug therapy for sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias
    L Brent Mitchell
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary Foothills Hospital, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    Cardiol Clin 26:405-18, vi. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Are lipid-lowering drugs also antiarrhythmic drugs? An analysis of the Antiarrhythmics versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) trial
    L Brent Mitchell
    Division of Cardiology, Foothills Hospital University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:81-7. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic Oral Amiodarone for the Prevention of Arrhythmias that Begin Early After Revascularization, Valve Replacement, or Repair: PAPABEAR: a randomized controlled trial
    L Brent Mitchell
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta
    JAMA 294:3093-100. 2005
    ..Atrial tachyarrhythmias after cardiac surgery are associated with adverse outcomes and increased costs. Previous trials of amiodarone prophylaxis, while promising, were relatively small and yielded conflicting results...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sudden death in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: the importance of post-shock electromechanical dissociation
    L Brent Mitchell
    Foothills Hospital University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1323-8. 2002
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of statin therapy for prevention of atrial fibrillation following DDDR pacemaker implantation
    Anne M Gillis
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Eur Heart J 29:1873-80. 2008
    ..The clinical predictors of at/af recurrence following dual-chamber pacemaker insertion were examined in 185 consecutive patients with paroxysmal AF...
  9. doi request reprint Validation of a new simple scale to measure symptoms in atrial fibrillation: the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Severity in Atrial Fibrillation scale
    Paul Dorian
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:218-24. 2009
    ..This study was performed to validate the scale...
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of fixed rate versus rate responsive pacing after radiofrequency atrioventricular junction ablation: quality of life, ventricular refractoriness, and paced QT dispersion
    Henry J Duff
    Cardiovascular Disease Research Group, University of Calgary Health Sciences Centre, HSC 1632, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1163-70. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to provide information about the balance between measures of quality of life versus measures of electrical remodeling achieved by pacing with different rate modalities in a randomized pilot clinical trial...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical and electrophysiologic predictors of ventricular tachyarrhythmia recurrence in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Anne M Gillis
    Division of Cardiology, Foothills Hospital and Cardiovascular Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:492-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the clinical and electrophysiologic predictors of ventricular tachycardia (VT) and ventricular fibrillation (VF) recurrence following ICD implantation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1927-37. 2006
    ..The current evidence supports recommending the routine use of perioperative amiodarone for cardiac surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Survival after coronary revascularization among patients with kidney disease
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 110:1890-5. 2004
    ..3 mg/dl)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Geographical location of residence and uniformity of access to cardiac revascularization services after catheterization
    Judy E Seidel
    Faculty of Medicine Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:517-23. 2004
    ..The centralization of health care services has numerous potential benefits but April compromise access for individuals living in remote areas...
  15. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of the effectiveness and safety of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with versus without left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Stephen B Wilton
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 106:1284-91. 2010
    ..Significant improvements in left ventricular ejection fractions after ablation were observed in those with LVSD. Randomized trials are needed given the limitations of present data...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of beta-blocker use on outcomes after discharge in patients who underwent cardiac surgery
    Anita Y M Chan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:182-7, 187.e1. 2010
    ..This study was designed to examine whether discharge use of beta-blockers was associated with outcomes after hospitalization in patients who had undergone nontransplant cardiac surgery...
  17. doi request reprint Single diagnostic pacing maneuver for supraventricular tachycardia
    George D Veenhuyzen
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 5:1152-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, diagnosis often requires the integration of multiple pieces of information and/or pacing maneuvers, which adds to the complexity of catheter ablation procedures...
  18. doi request reprint Canadian Cardiovascular Society atrial fibrillation guidelines 2010: prevention and treatment of atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery
    L Brent Mitchell
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Alberta Health Services and University of Calgary, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:91-7. 2011
    ..The ongoing need for any POAF treatment (including anticoagulation) should be reconsidered 6-12 weeks after the surgical procedure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive risk assessment early after a myocardial infarction the REFINE study
    Derek V Exner
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2275-84. 2007
    ....
  20. pmc A novel, simple scale for assessing the symptom severity of atrial fibrillation at the bedside: the CCS-SAF scale
    Paul Dorian
    Division of Cardiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:383-6. 2006
    ..Quantifying the effect of AF on patient well-being is important but there is no simple, commonly accepted measure of the effect of AF on quality of life (QoL). Current QoL measures are cumbersome and impractical for clinical use...
  21. doi request reprint Diagnostic pacing maneuvers for supraventricular tachycardias: part 2
    George D Veenhuyzen
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, Alberta, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:757-69. 2012
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Precordial QT dispersion does not predict inducibility of ventricular tachyarrhythmias at post-revascularization electrophysiologic study
    Satish R Raj
    Division of Cardiology, Foothills Medical Centre and the Cardiovascular Disease Research Group, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N1
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 6:25-33. 2002
    ..We tested the hypothesis that revascularization would decrease QT interval dispersion and that QT interval dispersion would predict the outcome of the electrophysiologic study following revascularization...
  23. pmc Long-term outcomes of patients receiving drug-eluting stents
    Andrew C Philpott
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    CMAJ 180:167-74. 2009
    ..We sought to establish the long-term safety of drug-eluting stents compared with bare-metal stents in a usual care setting...
  24. ncbi request reprint The prevention of sudden cardiac death: the role of the automated external defibrillator
    L Brent Mitchell
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Department of Cardiac Sciences, Calgary Health Region and the University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 21:41A-46A. 2005
    ..The present review evaluates the current role of the automated external defibrillator in the ongoing struggle to prevent sudden cardiac death...
  25. doi request reprint Diagnostic pacing maneuvers for supraventricular tachycardia: part 1
    George D Veenhuyzen
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:767-82. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A tale of two post pacing intervals
    George D Veenhuyzen
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:687-9. 2006
  27. pmc Atrial fibrillation: challenges and opportunities
    Ahmad Hersi
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, and Calgary Health Region, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 22:21C-26C. 2006
    ..Furthermore, AF management remains associated with many challenges that make the treatment of AF a vexing problem. The present overview discusses these challenges and explores the opportunities associated with them...
  28. ncbi request reprint Entrainment mapping of a concealed nodoventricular accessory pathway in a man with complete heart block and tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy
    F Russell Quinn
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:90-4. 2008
    ..The patient was successfully treated with radiofrequency ablation, resulting in a marked improvement in left ventricular function...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in access to coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization: importance of detailed clinical data
    William A Ghali
    University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive Northwest, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 136:723-32. 2002
    ..Although some studies suggest that access to cardiac procedures may differ by sex, others have found no evidence of gender bias in cardiac care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mandatory physician reporting of drivers with cardiac disease: ethical and practical considerations
    Christopher S Simpson
    Arrhythmia Serive, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1329-34. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Addendum to "Personal and public safety issues related to arrhythmias that may affect consciousness: implications for regulation and physician recommendations: a medical/scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the North American
    Andrew E Epstein
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Circulation 115:1170-6. 2007
    ..3) Patients with ICDs for primary prevention must be instructed that impairment of consciousness is a possible future event. (4) These recommendations do not apply to the licensing of commercial drivers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of baseline electrophysiology studies in patients with sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmia: the Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) trial
    Michael A Brodsky
    Division of Cardiology, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, Calif 92868 4080, USA
    Am Heart J 144:478-84. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the value of electrophysiology (EP) testing in patients with ventricular fibrillation (VF), ventricular tachycardia (VT) with syncope, or sustained VT in the setting of left ventricular dysfunction...
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the cardiac patient for fitness to drive: drive subgroup executive summary
    Chris Simpson
    Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1314-20. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of ramipril in reducing sudden deaths and nonfatal cardiac arrests in high-risk individuals without heart failure or left ventricular dysfunction
    Koon K Teo
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 110:1413-7. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Relationships between sinus rhythm, treatment, and survival in the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-Up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) Study
    Scott D Corley
    Axio Research Corporation, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Circulation 109:1509-13. 2004
    ..This article reports an "on-treatment" analysis of the relationship of survival to cardiac rhythm and treatment as they changed over time...
  36. ncbi request reprint Are transthoracic echocardiographic parameters associated with atrial fibrillation recurrence or stroke? Results from the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-Up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) study
    Brian Olshansky
    University of Iowa Hospitals, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:2026-33. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the associations of transthoracic echocardiographic parameters with recurrent atrial fibrillation (AF) and/or stroke...
  37. ncbi request reprint Addendum to "Personal and Public Safety Issues Related to Arrhythmias That May Affect Consciousness: Implications for Regulation and Physician Recommendations. A medical/scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the North American
    Andrew E Epstein
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:386-93. 2007
    ..3) Patients with ICDs for primary prevention must be instructed that impairment of consciousness is a possible future event. (4) These recommendations do not apply to the licensing of commercial drivers...
  38. ncbi request reprint QT dispersion in 120 electrocardiographic leads in patients with structural heart disease
    Petr Stovicek
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:20-31. 2002
    ..It correlated with the presence of structural heart disease, but not with arrhythmogenicity. An array consisting of ECG leads covering the entire chest allowed better reproducibility and measurement accuracy of QTd...
  39. ncbi request reprint The relative importance of barriers to the prescription of warfarin for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Tammy J Bungard
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Cardiol 19:280-4. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relative importance of various barriers that may influence the prescription of warfarin in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Similarities and differences between atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation
    Christopher S Simpson
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 21:67B-70B. 2005
    ..Radiofrequency ablation should be considered to be an early, first-line alternative to pharmacological strategies for many patients with atrial flutter...
  41. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing focal from macroreentrant atrial tachycardias: has this job just become easier?
    George D Veenhuyzen
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:148-9. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Rhythm Society position paper on implantable cardioverter defibrillator use in Canada
    Anthony S Tang
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa
    Can J Cardiol 21:11A-18A. 2005
    ..Members of the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society participated in the discussion of these recommendations in open forum meetings and by electronic communication...
  43. pmc Universal access -- but when? Treating the right patient at the right time: access to electrophysiology services in Canada
    Christopher S Simpson
    Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:741-6. 2006
    ..The proposed benchmarks are presented herein...
  44. doi request reprint Home use of automated external defibrillators for sudden cardiac arrest
    Gust H Bardy
    Seattle Institute for Cardiac Research, Seattle, WA 98103 4819, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1793-804. 2008
    ..Consequently, home use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) might offer an opportunity to improve survival for patients at risk...