Anthony S Tang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pacemaker dependency and the effect of pacing mode on cardiovascular outcomes
    A S Tang
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario
    Circulation 103:3081-5. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A futuristic perspective on clinical studies of cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure patients
    Anthony S L Tang
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 21:78-82. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Reduced septal glucose metabolism predicts response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
    David Birnie
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Road, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:73-83. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Resynchronization/defibrillation for ambulatory heart failure trial: rationale and trial design
    Anthony S Tang
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 24:1-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Successful ablation of a concealed parahisian accessory pathway using a remote magnetic navigation system following failure by conventional methods
    Darryl R Davis
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Rm H350 40 Ruskin St, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 16:149-51. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Pacemaker or defibrillator surgery without interruption of anticoagulation
    David H Birnie
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 368:2084-93. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Effect of lateral wall scar on reverse remodeling with cardiac resynchronization therapy
    David Birnie
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 6:1721-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of cardiac resynchronization therapy on hospitalizations in the Resynchronization-Defibrillation for Ambulatory Heart Failure trial
    Anne M Gillis
    From the Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, AB, Canada A M B St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada C R K Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Sainte Foy, QC, Canada F P Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada G N Montreal Heart Institute and Université de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada M T University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada M F, E Y, G A W, A S T University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada S F and Island Medical Program, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada E S, A S T
    Circulation 129:2021-30. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Appropriate result from an inappropriate ICD shock
    Darryl R Davis
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1183-4. 2006

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pacemaker dependency and the effect of pacing mode on cardiovascular outcomes
    A S Tang
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario
    Circulation 103:3081-5. 2001
    ..The purpose of the present analysis was to determine if pacemaker-dependent patients have an increased benefit from physiological pacing compared with non-pacemaker-dependent patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint A futuristic perspective on clinical studies of cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure patients
    Anthony S L Tang
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 21:78-82. 2006
    ..Heart failure is a major public health problem. Many heart failure patients have electrical and mechanical ventricular dyssynchrony, which are risk factors for death in heart failure patients...
  4. doi request reprint Reduced septal glucose metabolism predicts response to cardiac resynchronization therapy
    David Birnie
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Road, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:73-83. 2012
    ..Therefore, this study's objective was to assess whether greater septal R-MM pattern predicts response to CRT...
  5. ncbi request reprint Resynchronization/defibrillation for ambulatory heart failure trial: rationale and trial design
    Anthony S Tang
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 24:1-8. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Successful ablation of a concealed parahisian accessory pathway using a remote magnetic navigation system following failure by conventional methods
    Darryl R Davis
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Rm H350 40 Ruskin St, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7, Canada
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 16:149-51. 2006
    ..Using conventional catheters, ablation of concealed parahisian accessory pathways may be difficult and high risk for heart block...
  7. doi request reprint Pacemaker or defibrillator surgery without interruption of anticoagulation
    David H Birnie
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 368:2084-93. 2013
    ..There have been few results from clinical trials to support the safety and efficacy of this approach...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of lateral wall scar on reverse remodeling with cardiac resynchronization therapy
    David Birnie
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 6:1721-6. 2009
    ..Some studies have shown that the global extent of LV scar is important, whereas others found the size of the septal or lateral wall scar to be key...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of cardiac resynchronization therapy on hospitalizations in the Resynchronization-Defibrillation for Ambulatory Heart Failure trial
    Anne M Gillis
    From the Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, AB, Canada A M B St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada C R K Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Sainte Foy, QC, Canada F P Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada G N Montreal Heart Institute and Université de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada M T University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada M F, E Y, G A W, A S T University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada S F and Island Medical Program, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada E S, A S T
    Circulation 129:2021-30. 2014
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  10. ncbi request reprint Appropriate result from an inappropriate ICD shock
    Darryl R Davis
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1183-4. 2006
    ..The resultant ICD shock dislodged the patient from the electrical source, thus preventing injury or electrocution...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of pacing mode on health-related quality of life in the Canadian Trial of Physiologic Pacing
    David Newman
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 145:430-7. 2003
    ..The QOL studies within the Canadian Trial of Physiologic Pacing were performed to assess whether QOL differences exist in patients randomized to these 2 pacing modes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of cardiac resynchronization on myocardial efficiency and regional oxidative metabolism
    Heikki Ukkonen
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 107:28-31. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the effect of CRT on myocardial oxidative metabolism and efficiency...
  13. ncbi request reprint Feasibility study of endocardial mapping of ganglionated plexuses during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Robert Lemery
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 3:387-96. 2006
    ..Numerous reports have demonstrated an association between autonomic tone and atrial fibrillation (AF). Pulmonary vein (PV) denervation during catheter ablation of AF has been shown to significantly reduce recurrence of AF...
  14. ncbi request reprint Somatic mutations in the connexin 40 gene (GJA5) in atrial fibrillation
    Michael H Gollob
    Arrhythmia Research Laboratory and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    N Engl J Med 354:2677-88. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that idiopathic atrial fibrillation has a genetic basis and that tissue-specific mutations in GJA5, the gene encoding connexin 40, may predispose the atria to fibrillation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Canadian Trial of Physiological Pacing: Effects of physiological pacing during long-term follow-up
    Charles R Kerr
    Room 344, Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6Z 1Y6
    Circulation 109:357-62. 2004
    ..However, the occurrence of atrial fibrillation was significantly less frequent with physiological pacemakers. To assess a potential delayed benefit of physiological pacing, follow-up of patients in this study was extended to 6 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Normal atrial activation and voltage during sinus rhythm in the human heart: an endocardial and epicardial mapping study in patients with a history of atrial fibrillation
    Robert Lemery
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:402-8. 2007
    ..The three-dimensional contributions to human atrial activation in sinus rhythm have not been specifically characterized. We evaluated the sequence of endocardial and epicardial activation and voltage of the atria during normal sinus rhythm...
  17. pmc Use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in Canadian and US survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David H Birnie
    Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 177:41-6. 2007
    ..We compared and contrasted the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in Canada and the United States among adults who survived a cardiac arrest...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in advanced heart failure the multicenter InSync clinical study
    Daniel Gras
    Unité de Soins et de Cardiologie Interventionnelle, Polyclinique Saint Henri, Place Beaumanoir, 44100, Nantes, France
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:311-20. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Fiberoptic balloon catheter ablation of pulmonary vein ostia in pigs using photonic energy delivery with Diode laser
    Robert Lemery
    Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4W7
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:32-6. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with severe congestive heart failure
    Darryl R Davis
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:413-7. 2005
    ..Little is known about the long-term effects of this therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Functional and echocardiographic improvement following multisite biventricular pacing for congestive heart failure
    Kwan Leung Chan
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:387-90. 2003
    ..Heart failure remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality despite advances in pharmacological treatment. Recently, multisite biventricular pacing has been used in the treatment of patients with heart failure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Isorhythmic interaction between a dual-chamber pacemaker and an intrinsic rhythm: pacemaker malfunctioning or not?
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 1:752-5. 2004
    ..The different patterns possible for the phenomenon and the necessary conditions for their occurrence are elucidated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reverse atrial electrical remodelling following atrial defibrillation as determined by signal-averaged ECG
    Jeff S Healey
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 20:311-5. 2004
    ..Analysis of the signal-averaged electrocardiogram of the P wave has been proposed as a noninvasive method of predicting those at risk of recurrence...
  24. ncbi request reprint Human study of biatrial electrical coupling: determinants of endocardial septal activation and conduction over interatrial connections
    Robert Lemery
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4W7
    Circulation 110:2083-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine how both atria are coupled electrically...
  25. pmc Implantable cardioverter defibrillators: therapy against Canada's leading killer
    Darryl R Davis
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 171:1037-8. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Left atrial vein pacing: a technique of biatrial pacing for the prevention of atrial fibrillation
    David Birnie
    Ottawa Heart Institute and the Ottawa Hospital
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:240-5. 2004
    ..Furthermore, these smaller leads would obviously allow deeper advancement into the LA veins with the potential advantages of greater interatrial synchronization and lead stability and lesser far-field R wave sensing...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ventricular tachycardia terminated by an ICD: is there more than what meets the eye?
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1656-8. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture triggering inappropriate ICD shocks
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Europace 7:85-6. 2005
    ..The possible interaction between acupuncture and ICD therapy has not been previously investigated. A case of acupuncture triggering inappropriate shocks from the ICD is reported...
  29. ncbi request reprint Preexcitation masking underlying aberrant conduction: an atriofascicular accessory pathway functioning as an ectopic right bundle branch
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 1:497-9. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint A cool ablation
    Fathi Idris Ali
    Division of Cardiology, Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:299. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint PRKAG2 cardiac syndrome: familial ventricular preexcitation, conduction system disease, and cardiac hypertrophy
    Michael H Gollob
    Division of Cardiology, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Center, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 17:229-34. 2002
    ..The role of AMP-activated protein kinase in the regulation of the glucose metabolic pathway in muscle suggests that genetic defects in PRKAG2 may induce a previously undescribed cardiac glycogenosis syndrome...
  32. doi request reprint Remote magnetic navigation-assisted catheter ablation enhances catheter stability and ablation success with lower catheter temperatures
    Darryl R Davis
    Department of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:893-8. 2008
    ..Accordingly, we compared the characteristics of the successful ablation of atrioventricular reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) using RMN with a matched population ablated using a conventional (CON) manual approach...
  33. ncbi request reprint Improvement of apparently fixed pulmonary hypertension with cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Jeff S Healey
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:650-2. 2004
    ..We describe a patient whose previously fixed pulmonary hypertension improved to the point that she was once again considered eligible for cardiac transplantation...
  34. ncbi request reprint If it is not broken, don't fix it: avoidance of right ventricular pacing in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    David H Birnie
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:505-6. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Atrial tracking paradox: is the dual chamber pacemaker working properly?
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1148-50. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Transient left ventricular apical ballooning following a prolonged ablation
    Darryl R Davis
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Rm H123, 40 Ruskin St, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 17:47-9. 2006
    ..The authors report a case of transient left ventricular apical ballooning after a prolonged electrophysiology procedure. Interventional electrophysiologists should be aware of this syndrome as a potential complication...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and significance of lead-related thrombi in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Benjamin J W Chow
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 91:88-90. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint Influence of gender on ICD implantation for primary and secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death
    Darryl R Davis
    Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, H145 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4E9
    Europace 8:1054-6. 2006
    ..This study sought to investigate the influence of gender on access to ICD therapy and examine the influence of gender on subsequent ICD shock experience...
  39. ncbi request reprint Frequency of peripartum cardiomyopathy
    Lisa M Mielniczuk
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1765-8. 2006
    ..The estimated mortality of 1.36% to 2.05% (95% confidence interval 0.29% to 10.8%) is less than previously reported from most case series...
  40. ncbi request reprint Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia with atrioventricular block: what is the mechanism?
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 2:207-9. 2005