P Jais

Summary

Affiliation: CHU de Bordeaux
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi Elimination of local abnormal ventricular activities: a new end point for substrate modification in patients with scar-related ventricular tachycardia
    Pierre Jais
    Hopital Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 125:2184-96. 2012
  2. ncbi Long-term evaluation of atrial fibrillation ablation guided by noninducibility
    Pierre Jais
    Hôpital Haut Lévèque and Université Victor Ségalen, Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Heart Rhythm 3:140-5. 2006
  3. ncbi [The place of ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation: where are we and where are we going?]
    P Jais
    Service de Rythmologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 97:1071-7. 2004
  4. ncbi How to perform linear lesions
    Pierre Jais
    Hôpital Cardologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Heart Rhythm 4:803-9. 2007
  5. ncbi Catheter ablation versus antiarrhythmic drugs for atrial fibrillation: the A4 study
    Pierre Jais
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 118:2498-505. 2008
  6. doi A deductive mapping strategy for atrial tachycardia following atrial fibrillation ablation: importance of localized reentry
    Pierre Jais
    Hôpital Cardologique du Haut Lévêque, Universite Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:480-91. 2009
  7. ncbi Technique and results of linear ablation at the mitral isthmus
    Pierre Jais
    Hopital Haut Leveque, Université Bordeaux II Victor Segalen, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 110:2996-3002. 2004
  8. ncbi An approach to noncavotricuspid isthmus dependent flutter
    Pierre Jais
    Hôpital Cardologique du Haut Lévêque, Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, 33604 Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:666-73. 2005
  9. ncbi [Role of radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation]
    P Jais
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 95:25-9. 2002
  10. ncbi Electrophysiologically guided ablation of the pulmonary veins for the curative treatment of atrial fibrillation
    D C Shah
    Hospital Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Ann Med 32:408-16. 2000

Detail Information

Publications84

  1. doi Elimination of local abnormal ventricular activities: a new end point for substrate modification in patients with scar-related ventricular tachycardia
    Pierre Jais
    Hopital Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 125:2184-96. 2012
    ..As an adjunct to this strategy, we used a new high-density mapping catheter and frequently used epicardial mapping...
  2. ncbi Long-term evaluation of atrial fibrillation ablation guided by noninducibility
    Pierre Jais
    Hôpital Haut Lévèque and Université Victor Ségalen, Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Heart Rhythm 3:140-5. 2006
    ..Noninducibility of AF has been shown to be associated with freedom from arrhythmia in 87% of patients...
  3. ncbi [The place of ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation: where are we and where are we going?]
    P Jais
    Service de Rythmologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 97:1071-7. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi How to perform linear lesions
    Pierre Jais
    Hôpital Cardologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Heart Rhythm 4:803-9. 2007
  5. ncbi Catheter ablation versus antiarrhythmic drugs for atrial fibrillation: the A4 study
    Pierre Jais
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 118:2498-505. 2008
    ..The mainstay of treatment for atrial fibrillation (AF) remains pharmacological; however, catheter ablation has increasingly been used over the last decade. The relative merits of each strategy have not been extensively studied...
  6. doi A deductive mapping strategy for atrial tachycardia following atrial fibrillation ablation: importance of localized reentry
    Pierre Jais
    Hôpital Cardologique du Haut Lévêque, Universite Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:480-91. 2009
    ..Atrial tachycardia (AT) occurring following catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) may be challenging to map and ablate because their mechanism and location is unpredictable and may be multiple in an individual patient...
  7. ncbi Technique and results of linear ablation at the mitral isthmus
    Pierre Jais
    Hopital Haut Leveque, Université Bordeaux II Victor Segalen, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 110:2996-3002. 2004
    ..This prospective clinical study evaluates the feasibility and efficacy of combined linear mitral isthmus ablation and pulmonary vein (PV) isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  8. ncbi An approach to noncavotricuspid isthmus dependent flutter
    Pierre Jais
    Hôpital Cardologique du Haut Lévêque, Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, 33604 Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:666-73. 2005
  9. ncbi [Role of radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation]
    P Jais
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 95:25-9. 2002
    ..The procedure is currently offered to symptomatic patients having had at least one episode every ten days in spite of antiarrhythmics...
  10. ncbi Electrophysiologically guided ablation of the pulmonary veins for the curative treatment of atrial fibrillation
    D C Shah
    Hospital Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Ann Med 32:408-16. 2000
    ..It is anticipated that continued technological development will improve and facilitate this technique of curative treatment of AF...
  11. ncbi Concealed left pulmonary vein potentials unmasked by left atrial stimulation
    M Hocini
    Hopital Haut Leveque, CHU de Bordeaux, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1832-5. 2000
    ..Distal CS or LA pacing is required to recognize left PVPs in approximately 2/3 of patients and facilitates RF ablation...
  12. pmc Interventricular and intra-left ventricular electromechanical delays in right ventricular paced patients with heart failure: implications for upgrading to biventricular stimulation
    P Bordachar
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    Heart 89:1401-5. 2003
    ..Secondly, to find reliable parameters for selecting RVP patients who would respond to biventricular pacing (BVP)...
  13. ncbi Mapping and ablation of ventricular fibrillation
    P Sanders
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux, France
    Minerva Cardioangiol 52:171-81. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi [Catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation]
    F Sacher
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 97:949-56. 2004
    ..We investigate the feasibility and results of combined pulmonary vein and linear ablation utilizing a specific linear lesion connecting the lateral mitral annulus to the left inferior pulmonary vein (left isthmus)...
  15. ncbi [Identification of candidates for multisite pacing: results and presumed mechanisms of action after five years experience]
    S Reuter
    Département d electrophysiologie et de stimulation cardiaque, Service du Pr Clementy, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 99:155-63. 2006
    ..Echocardiography allows observation of electromechanical delay and opens new perspectives in the future for selecting patients for pacing. Ar..
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi Validation by serial standardized testing of a new rate-responsive pacemaker sensor based on variations in myocardial contractility
    J Clementy
    H pital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque, Département d Electrophysiologie et Stimulation Cardiaque, Pessac, France
    Europace 3:124-31. 2001
    ..This study compared the chronotropic performance of such devices implanted in 14 patients suffering from chronotropic incompetence with that observed in 18 control subjects in normal sinus rhythm...
  18. ncbi Left atrial pacemaker dominance after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Prashanthan Sanders
    Hôpital Cardologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1324-7. 2004
    ..We report a case of left atrial dominant rhythm demonstrated by electroanatomic mapping. The rhythm occurred after radiofrequency catheter ablation in a patient with persistent atrial fibrillation and structural heart disease...
  19. ncbi Mapping and ablation of ventricular fibrillation associated with long-QT and Brugada syndromes
    Michel Haissaguerre
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 108:925-8. 2003
    ..The long-QT and Brugada syndromes are important substrates of malignant ventricular arrhythmia. The feasibility of mapping and ablation of ventricular arrhythmias in these conditions has not been reported...
  20. ncbi [Management of nodal reentrant tachycardia with radiofrequency: predictive criteria of success]
    P Jais
    Service de cardiologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 88:1849-54. 1995
    ..In addition, ablation should be started when the catheter is radiologically stable and should not be interrupted in the absence of a junctional rhythm...
  21. ncbi [Ablation of atrial fibrillation: where are we now?]
    P Jais
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 94:1087-92. 2001
    ..Despite these limitations and with an acceptable rate of complications, this approach appears preferable to His bundle ablation in young patients with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation resistant to antiarrhythmic therapy...
  22. ncbi [Mapping and ablation of malignant ventricular arrhythmias]
    M Hocini
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 98:34-41. 2005
    ..The clinical results were spectacular: 88% of patients had no further episodes of ventricular fibrillation as demonstrated by analysis of the defibrillator with an average follow-up period of more than 34 months...
  23. ncbi Pseudo sinus rhythm originating from the left superior pulmonary vein in a patient with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    T Yamane
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 12:1190-1. 2001
    ..Radiofrequency applications inside the left superior pulmonary vein eliminated both atrial fibrillation and the ectopic pacemaker...
  24. doi [Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation]
    N Derval
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, CHU Bordeaux, Avenue Magellan, Pessac, France
    Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 58:S50-4. 2009
    ..With constant improvement in this field catheter ablation has become a valuable tool in the management strategy of AF...
  25. ncbi Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in congestive heart failure
    Li Fern Hsu
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and Université Victor Segalen, Bordeaux II, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    N Engl J Med 351:2373-83. 2004
    ..We prospectively evaluated the effect of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation on left ventricular function in patients with heart failure...
  26. ncbi Changes in atrial fibrillation cycle length and inducibility during catheter ablation and their relation to outcome
    Michel Haissaguerre
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux, France
    Circulation 109:3007-13. 2004
    ..The modification of atrial fibrillation cycle length (AFCL) during catheter ablation in humans has not been evaluated...
  27. ncbi Electrogram polarity reversal as an additional indicator of breakthroughs from the left atrium to the pulmonary veins
    Teiichi Yamane
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1337-44. 2002
    ..We assessed the anatomical distribution and electrogram characteristics of breakthrough from the left atrium (LA) to the pulmonary veins (PVs)...
  28. ncbi Flutter localized to the anterior left atrium after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Pierre Jais
    Hopital Haut Leveque, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux II, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:279-85. 2006
    ..We describe the role of nonablated anterior left atrium (LA) in arrhythmias observed after AF ablation...
  29. ncbi Sites of focal atrial activity characterized by endocardial mapping during atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2005-12. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the feasibility of identifying sites of focal atrial activity by localized high-density endocardial mapping during atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  30. ncbi Distinctive electrophysiological properties of pulmonary veins in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Pierre Jais
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 106:2479-85. 2002
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) is frequently initiated from pulmonary veins (PVs), but little is known of the electrophysiological properties of PVs...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. ncbi Echocardiographic advances in atrial fibrillation and supraventricular arrhythmias
    M Rotter
    Unit of Cardiology of Haut Lévêque, Victor Segalen University Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
    Minerva Cardioangiol 53:109-15. 2005
    ..This review will summarize currently available technology of ICE and its indications and applications in electrophysiological procedures...
  33. ncbi [Radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation]
    M Hocini
    Service de cardiologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Pessac, France
    Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 52:258-63. 2003
    ..Some comparative studies with medical treatment are currently evaluating their efficacy, safety and respective cost and they may lead to a considerable increase in the number of patients who could benefit from these curative treatments...
  34. ncbi Comparison of chronic biventricular pacing between epicardial and endocardial left ventricular stimulation using Doppler tissue imaging in patients with heart failure
    S Garrigue
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Am J Cardiol 88:858-62. 2001
    ..Thus, in heart failure patients with BVP, endocardial BVP provides more homogenous intraventricular resynchronization than epicardial BVP and is associated with better LV filling and systolic performance...
  35. ncbi Localized sources maintaining atrial fibrillation organized by prior ablation
    Michel Haissaguerre
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    Circulation 113:616-25. 2006
    ..Endocardial mapping of localized sources driving atrial fibrillation (AF) in humans has not been reported...
  36. ncbi Catheter ablation of persistent and permanent atrial fibrillation: Bordeaux experience
    Kang Teng Lim
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, and Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, 33604 Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:655-62. 2007
    ..This article details our experience with catheter ablation therapy for patients with persistent and chronic AF...
  37. ncbi Electrical disconnection of the coronary sinus by radiofrequency catheter ablation to isolate a trigger of atrial fibrillation
    Prashanthan Sanders
    Service de Rythmologie, Hôpital Cardologique du Haut Lévêque, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:364-8. 2004
    ..We report a case of radiofrequency catheter ablation for chronic atrial fibrillation, in which electrical disconnection of the coronary sinus was necessary to isolate a trigger initiating atrial fibrillation...
  38. ncbi Complete isolation of the pulmonary veins and posterior left atrium in chronic atrial fibrillation. Long-term clinical outcome
    Prashanthan Sanders
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Eur Heart J 28:1862-71. 2007
    ..To evaluate the contribution of the posterior left atrium (LA) to chronic atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  39. ncbi Left atrial "mitral isthmus" block after radiofrequency ablation?
    Seiichiro Matsuo
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:676-7. 2007
  40. ncbi Relationship between perimitral and peritricuspid conduction times
    Sebastien Knecht
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Heart Rhythm 5:400-5. 2008
    ..Conduction block across the left mitral isthmus (LMI) seems more challenging to achieve and validate compared with the cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI)...
  41. ncbi Electrophysiologically guided pulmonary vein isolation during sustained atrial fibrillation
    Laurent Macle
    Service du Professeur Clementy, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:255-60. 2003
    ..Sustained atrial fibrillation (AF) is frequently encountered during pulmonary vein (PV) isolation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of PV isolation during sustained AF...
  42. ncbi Atypical left atrial flutters
    Pierre Jais
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac Cedex, France
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:371-7. 2002
    ..Most of the patients with left atrial flutter have an underlying structural heart disease, but their arrhythmia is amenable to curative catheter ablation...
  43. ncbi Characterization of conduction recovery across left atrial linear lesions in patients with paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation
    Thomas Rostock
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:1106-11. 2006
    ..However, achievement of complete conduction block remains challenging and conduction recovery is commonly observed. The aim of the study was to investigate the localization of gap sites of recovered LA linear lesions...
  44. ncbi Reverse remodeling of sinus node function after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with prolonged sinus pauses
    Meleze Hocini
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 108:1172-5. 2003
    ..We evaluated sinus node function and clinical outcome in patients with prolonged sinus pauses on termination of arrhythmia who underwent ablation of paroxysmal AF...
  45. ncbi The inferior vena cava: an exceptional source of atrial fibrillation
    Christophe Scavee
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:659-62. 2003
    ..This case demonstrates that, in rare cases, arrhythmogenic muscular sleeves can be found in the IVC and that the IVC can be electrically disconnected from the right atrium using radiofrequency energy...
  46. ncbi The stepwise ablation approach for chronic atrial fibrillation--evidence for a cumulative effect
    Mark D O'Neill
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, 33604 Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 16:153-67. 2006
    ..The stepwise approach benefits from the integration of anatomic and electrophysiologic information to achieve a high level of success in termination of chronic AF by catheter ablation...
  47. ncbi Slow conduction of the Vein of Marshall in the context of permanent atrial fibrillation ablation
    Sebastien Knecht
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:1004-5. 2007
  48. ncbi Electrophysiologic and clinical consequences of linear catheter ablation to transect the anterior left atrium in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Prashanthan Sanders
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux, France
    Heart Rhythm 1:176-84. 2004
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and outcome of ablation to transect the anterior left atrium (LA) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  49. ncbi Spectral analysis identifies sites of high-frequency activity maintaining atrial fibrillation in humans
    Prashanthan Sanders
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Circulation 112:789-97. 2005
    ..The identification of sites of dominant activation frequency during atrial fibrillation (AF) in humans and the effect of ablation at these sites have not been reported...
  50. ncbi [Characterization of premature ventricular contraction initiating ventricular fibrillation]
    F Sacher
    Université Bordeaux II CHU de Bordeaux Victor Segalen, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 98:867-73. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to characterize the electrocardiographic features of premature ventricular contractions (PVC) from different anatomical region that trigger ventricular fibrillation (VF)...
  51. ncbi Chronic atrial fibrillation ablation impact on endocrine and mechanical cardiac functions
    Frederic Sacher
    Service de Rythmologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, CHU de Bordeaux Université Bordeaux II, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Eur Heart J 29:1290-5. 2008
    ..Assess the impact of persistent/permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation on endocrine and mechanical cardiac functions...
  52. doi Are women with severely symptomatic brugada syndrome different from men?
    Frederic Sacher
    CHU de Bordeaux, Universite Bordeaux II, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1181-5. 2008
    ..Women with Brugada Syndrome...
  53. doi Early recurrences after atrial fibrillation ablation: prognostic value and effect of early reablation
    Nicolas Lellouche
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:599-605. 2008
    ..The long-term consequences of these early recurrences (ER) are controversial. We investigated whether ER were predictive of late recurrences and the impact of early reablation on clinical outcome...
  54. ncbi Computed tomography-fluoroscopy overlay evaluation during catheter ablation of left atrial arrhythmia
    Sebastien Knecht
    1Service de Rythmologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Europace 10:931-8. 2008
    ..This two-centre study evaluated a new automatic computed tomography (CT)-fluoroscopy overlay system (EP navigator, Philips Medical Systems, Best, The Netherlands) and the accuracy of different registration methods...
  55. pmc Disparate evolution of right and left atrial rate during ablation of long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation
    Meleze Hocini
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, and Université Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1007-16. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether additional ablation in the right atrium (RA) improves termination rate in long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation (PsAF)...
  56. doi Catheter ablation of atrial tachycardia following atrial fibrillation ablation
    Rukshen Weerasooriya
    Hôpital Cardologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:833-8. 2009
    ..An atrial tachycardia is rightly seen as a failure of AF ablation, as these tachycardias are poorly tolerated by patients. This article describes a simple, practical approach to diagnosis and ablation of these atrial tachycardias...
  57. doi Remote implantable cardioverter defibrillator monitoring in a Brugada syndrome population
    Frederic Sacher
    CHU de Bordeaux, Universite Bordeaux II, France
    Europace 11:489-94. 2009
    ..We investigated whether remote ICD monitoring could simplify follow-up and detect potential complications in these patients...
  58. ncbi Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Mark D O'Neill
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Service de Rythmologie, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    Circulation 116:1515-23. 2007
  59. doi Impact of a patent foramen ovale on paroxysmal atrial fibrillation ablation
    Sebastien Knecht
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1236-41. 2008
    ..This study sought to investigate the impact of accessing the left atrium via a PFO on paroxysmal AF ablation...
  60. doi Characterization of electrograms associated with termination of chronic atrial fibrillation by catheter ablation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Service de Rythmologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1003-10. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the characteristics of atrial electrograms predictive of slowing or termination of atrial fibrillation (AF) during ablation of chronic AF...
  61. ncbi Outcome after implantation of a cardioverter-defibrillator in patients with Brugada syndrome: a multicenter study
    Frederic Sacher
    Universite Bordeaux II, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 114:2317-24. 2006
    ..At present, an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is the recommended therapy in high-risk patients. This multicenter study reports the outcome of a large series of patients implanted with an ICD for Brugada syndrome...
  62. ncbi Phrenic nerve injury after atrial fibrillation catheter ablation: characterization and outcome in a multicenter study
    Frederic Sacher
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Universite Bordeaux II, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2498-503. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the occurrence of phrenic nerve injury (PNI) and its outcome after radiofrequency (RF) ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  63. ncbi Optical mapping technique applied to biventricular pacing: potential mechanisms of ventricular arrhythmias occurrence
    Stephane Garrigue
    Department of Clinical Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux 19, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Pessac, Cedex, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:197-205. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi Cost analysis of catheter ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Rukshen Weerasooriya
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, Bordeaux Pessac 33604, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:292-4. 2003
    ..RF catheter ablation may be a cost-effective alternative to long-term drug therapy in patients with symptomatic, drug refractory PAF...
  65. ncbi [Ablative strategy: a definite treatment for cardiac arrhythmias?]
    Meleze Hocini
    Service de cardiologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, 33604 Pessac Cedex
    Rev Prat 54:291-7. 2004
    ..The challenge for the next years is ablation of premature ventricular beats initiating ventricular fibrillation. The technique is also improving from day-to-day (88% success rate) and makes rise the hope of curing sudden death...
  66. ncbi Comparison of permanent left ventricular and biventricular pacing in patients with heart failure and chronic atrial fibrillation: a prospective hemodynamic study
    Stephane Garrigue
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:315-24. 2003
    ..At the end of each phase, an echocardiogram, a hemodynamic analysis at rest and during a 6-minute walking test and a cardio-pulmonary exercise test were performed...
  67. ncbi Echocardiographic parameters of ventricular dyssynchrony validation in patients with heart failure using sequential biventricular pacing
    Pierre Bordachar
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:2157-65. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate the relationship between hemodynamic and ventricular dyssynchrony parameters in patients undergoing simultaneous and sequential biventricular pacing (BVP)...
  68. ncbi Improvement of left ventricular wall synchronization with multisite ventricular pacing in heart failure: a prospective study using Doppler tissue imaging
    Stephane Lafitte
    Echocardiography Laboratory, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac Cedex 33600, France
    Eur J Heart Fail 6:203-12. 2004
    ....
  69. ncbi Intra-left ventricular electromechanical asynchrony. A new independent predictor of severe cardiac events in heart failure patients
    Hugues Bader
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:248-56. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the electromechanical parameters, using tissue Doppler echocardiography, as potential independent predictors of heart failure (HF) worsening...
  70. ncbi Dissociated pulmonary vein arrhythmia: incidence and characteristics
    Rukshen Weerasooriya
    Service du Professeur Clementy Room 338, 3rd West, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, Bordeaux Pessac 33604, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1173-9. 2003
    ..The incidence and characteristics of dissociated arrhythmia confined to the pulmonary vein (PV) following disconnection have not been described in a large number of patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation...
  71. ncbi Pulmonary vein disconnection using the LocaLisa three-dimensional nonfluoroscopic catheter imaging system
    Laurent Macle
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:693-7. 2003
    ..We prospectively evaluated the use of the LocaLisa three-dimensional nonfluoroscopic catheter imaging system with the aim of reducing fluoroscopy times during pulmonary vein (PV) disconnection...
  72. ncbi Detrimental ventricular remodeling in patients with congenital complete heart block and chronic right ventricular apical pacing
    Jean Benoit Thambo
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, 19 avenue de Magellan, Pessac Cedex 33604 France
    Circulation 110:3766-72. 2004
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  73. ncbi Biventricular pacing and left ventricular pacing in heart failure: similar hemodynamic improvement despite marked electromechanical differences
    Pierre Bordachar
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1342-7. 2004
    ..We sought to clarify the mechanisms responsible for similar hemodynamic improvement despite differences in electrical activation...
  74. ncbi Prevalence of pulmonary vein disconnection after anatomical ablation for atrial fibrillation: consequences of wide atrial encircling of the pulmonary veins
    Meleze Hocini
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Eur Heart J 26:696-704. 2005
    ..We evaluated the acute achievement of electrical PV isolation using this approach. In addition, the consequences of wide encircling of the PVs with isolation were assessed...
  75. ncbi Organization of frequency spectra of atrial fibrillation: relevance to radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Cardiologic Hospital of Haut Lévêque, University Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:382-8. 2006
    ..To test this hypothesis, we evaluated the frequency spectra in patients with paroxysmal AF in relation to catheter ablation...
  76. ncbi Characterization of focal atrial tachycardia using high-density mapping
    Prashanthan Sanders
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2088-99. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to characterize the origin of focal atrial tachycardias (AT)...
  77. ncbi High-resolution mapping of tachycardia originating from the superior vena cava: evidence of electrical heterogeneity, slow conduction, and possible circus movement reentry
    Dipen C Shah
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:388-92. 2002
    ..These findings may suggest a similar substrate and arrhythmia mechanism in the myocardium of the pulmonary veins...
  78. ncbi Techniques, evaluation, and consequences of linear block at the left atrial roof in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a prospective randomized study
    Meleze Hocini
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    Circulation 112:3688-96. 2005
    ..There are no reports describing the technique, electrophysiological evaluation, and clinical consequences of complete linear block at roofline joining the superior pulmonary veins (PVs) in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  79. ncbi Electrical conduction in canine pulmonary veins: electrophysiological and anatomic correlation
    Meleze Hocini
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac, France
    Circulation 105:2442-8. 2002
    ..The mechanism of these initiating arrhythmias is unknown. The aim of this study was to determine electrophysiological characteristics of canine pulmonary veins that may predispose to initiating arrhythmias...
  80. pmc Comparison of permanent left ventricular and biventricular pacing in patients with heart failure and chronic atrial fibrillation: prospective haemodynamic study
    S Garrigue
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux Pessac, France Sorin Biomedica, 9, rue Georges Besse, Bat 4, 92160 Antony, France
    Heart 87:529-34. 2002
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  81. ncbi Long-term follow-up of idiopathic ventricular fibrillation ablation: a multicenter study
    Sebastien Knecht
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:522-8. 2009
    ..This multicenter study sought to evaluate the long-term follow-up of patients ablated for idiopathic ventricular fibrillation (VF)...
  82. ncbi Cycle length dependent block in the "mitral-pulmonary vein" isthmus
    Kang Teng Lim
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1174-6. 2007
    ..The isthmus block observed following initial ablation of the mitral-pulmonary vein appeared to be pacing cycle dependent and to our knowledge has not been previously described...
  83. ncbi Catheter ablation of long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation: clinical outcome and mechanisms of subsequent arrhythmias
    Michel Haissaguerre
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1138-47. 2005
    ..The clinical outcome and subsequent arrhythmia recurrence after using an ablation method targeting multiple left atrial sites with the aim of achieving acute AF termination has not been characterized...
  84. doi Long-term follow-up of persistent atrial fibrillation ablation using termination as a procedural endpoint
    Mark D O'Neill
    Service de Rythmologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    Eur Heart J 30:1105-12. 2009
    ..Whether arrhythmia termination during ablation is associated with an improved clinical outcome is controversial...