Karlheinz Seidl

Summary

Affiliation: Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Non-contact mapping of the left atrium using a multi electrode mapping array]
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Herzzentrum, Ludwigshafen
    Herz 28:575-82. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation with noncontact mapping: are continuous linear lesions associated with ablation success?
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Department of Clinical Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Heart Center Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:534-43. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with chronic heart failure: pathophysiology and current experience
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 2:219-26. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Two year follow-up in 643 patients with non-invasively unexplained syncope and therapy guided by electrophysiologic study
    K Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Kardiologie, Bremserstr 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 92:852-61. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardioversion related thromboembolism: value of transesophageal echocardiography to guide cardioversion in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:392-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Noncontact mapping of ectopic atrial tachycardias: different characteristics of isopotential maps and unipolar electrogram
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Cardiology Bremserstr 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:16-25. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of a non-invasive scoring system in predicting the outcome of electrophysiologic studies in non-invasively unexplained syncope
    K Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Kardiologie, Bremserstr 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 92:147-54. 2003
  8. doi request reprint [ICD therapy as secondary prevention]
    K Seidl
    Zentrum für Herzrhythmusstörungen Ludwigshafen, Bremserstr 79, 67063, Ludwigshafen, Deutschland
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 21:96-101. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Embolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation and effective anticoagulation: value of transesophageal echocardiography to guide direct-current cardioversion. Final results of the Ludwigshafen Observational Cardioversion Study
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Department of Cardiology, Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1436-42. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint [Commentary on the guidelines the diagnosis and the therapy of syncope--the European Society of Cardiology 2001 and the update 2004]
    K Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Medizinische Klinik B Kardiologie, Pneumologie, Angiologie, Bremserstr 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:592-612. 2005

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint [Non-contact mapping of the left atrium using a multi electrode mapping array]
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Herzzentrum, Ludwigshafen
    Herz 28:575-82. 2003
    ..The methods and results of different ablation strategies for atrial fibrillation using the non-contact-mapping system are reported...
  2. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation with noncontact mapping: are continuous linear lesions associated with ablation success?
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Department of Clinical Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Heart Center Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:534-43. 2003
    ..NCM identifies discontinuities in lines of ablation. Successful ablation of chronic AF is associated with continuity of linear lesions and good clinical technique demands a vigilant search for and closure of every gap...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with chronic heart failure: pathophysiology and current experience
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 2:219-26. 2002
    ..CRT significantly improved symptoms, exercise tolerance and QOL in most patients. However, further studies are needed to assess long-term clinical effects and prognosis, as well as economic benefit of this therapeutic approach...
  4. ncbi request reprint Two year follow-up in 643 patients with non-invasively unexplained syncope and therapy guided by electrophysiologic study
    K Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Kardiologie, Bremserstr 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 92:852-61. 2003
    ..Although it has become standard practice to perform electrophysiologic studies in patients with unexplained syncope, limited information exists on prognosis after therapy guided by electrophysiologic studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardioversion related thromboembolism: value of transesophageal echocardiography to guide cardioversion in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:392-6. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Noncontact mapping of ectopic atrial tachycardias: different characteristics of isopotential maps and unipolar electrogram
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Cardiology Bremserstr 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:16-25. 2003
    ..Ablation success is associated with the characteristics of isopotential maps and unipolar electrogram morphologies. The overall success rate was 92%...
  7. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of a non-invasive scoring system in predicting the outcome of electrophysiologic studies in non-invasively unexplained syncope
    K Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Kardiologie, Bremserstr 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 92:147-54. 2003
    ..However, it is invasive with possible procedure-related complications. Therefore, it would be helpful to identify patients in whom an electrophysiologic study is useful for diagnosis of syncope...
  8. doi request reprint [ICD therapy as secondary prevention]
    K Seidl
    Zentrum für Herzrhythmusstörungen Ludwigshafen, Bremserstr 79, 67063, Ludwigshafen, Deutschland
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 21:96-101. 2010
    ..However, the patient needs to be involved, which emphasizes the importance of dialogue between the patient and physician...
  9. ncbi request reprint Embolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation and effective anticoagulation: value of transesophageal echocardiography to guide direct-current cardioversion. Final results of the Ludwigshafen Observational Cardioversion Study
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Department of Cardiology, Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1436-42. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [Commentary on the guidelines the diagnosis and the therapy of syncope--the European Society of Cardiology 2001 and the update 2004]
    K Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Medizinische Klinik B Kardiologie, Pneumologie, Angiologie, Bremserstr 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:592-612. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Geographic differences in implantable cardioverter defibrillator usage
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Cardiology, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:S100-5. 2002
    ..This low acceptance may not be entirely related to budget constraint but also to the perceived efficacy of ICDs by physicians and health authorities...
  12. doi request reprint Prehospital cardiac arrest: a marker for higher mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction and moderately reduced left ventricular function: results from the MITRA plus registry
    Margit Strauss
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Bremserstrasse 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 97:748-52. 2008
    ..Primary objective of our study was to evaluate the prognostic significance of cardiac arrest within the acute phase of myocardial infarction in patients with moderately reduced left ventricular function...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis after cardioversion of the first episode of symptomatic atrial fibrillation: a condition believed to be benign revised
    Torsten Becker
    Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen, Herzzentrum, Bremserstr 79, 67063, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 97:74-82. 2008
    ..We evaluated the prognostic impact of a first episode of symptomatic atrial fibrillation under real life conditions...
  14. doi request reprint Impact of left ventricular lead position on the incidence of ventricular arrhythmia and clinical outcome in patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Thomas Kleemann
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Center at the Heart Center of Ludwigshafen, Bremserstrasse 79, 67063, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 28:109-16. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the incidence of ventricular arrhythmia and clinical outcome in patients receiving a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) depending on the left ventricular (LV) lead position...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of left atrial thrombus and dense spontaneous echo contrast in patients with short-term atrial fibrillation < 48 hours undergoing cardioversion: value of transesophageal echocardiography to guide cardioversion
    Thomas Kleemann
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Center at the Heart Center of Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:1403-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the value of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)-guided cardioversion (CV) to prevent thromboembolic complications in patients with short-term atrial fibrillation (AF) < 48 hours in duration...
  16. doi request reprint Reperfusion therapy for acute ST-elevation and non ST-elevation myocardial infarction: what can be achieved in daily clinical practice in unselected patients at an interventional center?
    Ralf Zahn
    Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Acute Card Care 11:92-8. 2009
    ..The characterization of AMI patients according to this definition is still incomplete...
  17. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical impact of right bundle branch block in patients with acute myocardial infarction: ST elevation myocardial infarction versus non-ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Thomas Kleemann
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Institut für Herzinfarktforschung Ludwigshafen an der Universität Heidelberg, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Am Heart J 156:256-61. 2008
    ..Therefore, the aim of the study was to evaluate the incidence and clinical impact of RBBB in patients with NSTEMI compared to patients with STEMI...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laboratory monitoring of heparin and the combination of heparin and the platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antibody fragment abciximab (c7E3) in patients undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)
    Ralf Zahn
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Herz 28:445-52. 2003
    ..It remains unknown whether the ACT-prolonging effect of abciximab is clinically equivalent to a comparable degree of anti-coagulation by heparin...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early eptifibatide improves TIMI 3 patency before primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST elevation myocardial infarction: results of the randomized integrilin in acute myocardial infarction (INTAMI) pilot trial
    Uwe Zeymer
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Bremserstrasse 79, D 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:1971-7. 2005
    ..Little is known about the use of eptifibatide in this setting...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical impact of left atrial thrombus and dense spontaneous echo contrast in patients with atrial fibrillation and low CHADS2 score
    Thomas Kleemann
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Klinikum Ludwigshafen, Medizinische Klinik B, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:383-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and clinical impact of left atrial (LA) thrombus and dense spontaneous echo contrast (SEC) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and low CHADS(2) score undergoing cardioversion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Annual rate of transvenous defibrillation lead defects in implantable cardioverter-defibrillators over a period of >10 years
    Thomas Kleemann
    Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Klinikum Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Circulation 115:2474-80. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the annual rate of transvenous defibrillation lead defects related to follow-up time after lead implantation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Stepped defibrillation waveform is substantially more efficient than the 50/50% tilt biphasic
    Karlheinz Seidl
    Herzzentrum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 3:1406-11. 2006
    ..The stepped waveform has three parts: the first portion is positive with two capacitors in parallel, the second is positive with the capacitors in series, and the last portion is negative, also with the capacitors in series...
  23. ncbi request reprint Do statins influence the prognostic impact of non-sustained ventricular tachycardia after ST-elevation myocardial infarction?
    Herbert Lorenz
    Institut für Herzinfarktforschung, Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen, Bremserstr 79, D 67063 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:1078-85. 2005
    ..The study evaluates the effect of statin therapy on the prognostic impact of non-sustained ventricular tachycardia (NSVT) occurring after acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of sudden cardiac death in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: the Cardiomyopathy Trial (CAT)
    Dietmar Bansch
    Department of Cardiology, St Georg Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
    Circulation 105:1453-8. 2002
    ..Patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and impaired left ventricular ejection fraction have an increased risk of dying suddenly...
  25. ncbi request reprint The 1+1 trial: a prospective trial of a dual- versus a single-chamber implantable defibrillator in patients with slow ventricular tachycardias
    Dietmar Bansch
    Department of Cardiology, St Georg Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
    Circulation 110:1022-9. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that patients with slow VTs (<200 bpm) may benefit from a long TDI and a dual-chamber detection algorithm compared with a conventionally programmed single-chamber ICD...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of moderate exercise workload on predicted optimal AV and VV delays determined by an intracardiac electrogram-based method for optimizing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Margit Strauss
    Arrhythmia Center, Heart Center Ludwigshafen, Bremserstr 79, 67063 Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 99:735-41. 2010
    ..Jude Medical), that was shown to produce hemodynamic performance similar to that obtained by echo-guided aortic VTI maximization...
  27. doi request reprint Comparison between atrial fibrillation-triggered implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) shocks and inappropriate shocks caused by lead failure: different impact on prognosis in clinical practice
    Thomas Kleemann
    Ludwigshafen Department of Cardiology Clinical Electrophysiology, Klinikum Ludwigshafen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:735-40. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of inappropriate ICD shocks on clinical outcome by comparing ICD shocks triggered by atrial fibrillation (AF) with shocks caused by lead failure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic therapy after acute myocardial infarction: a prospective randomized study
    Ralf Zahn
    Kardiologie, Herzzentrum Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Circulation 107:1253-9. 2003
    ..We investigated whether treatment with the macrolide antibiotic roxithromycin would reduce mortality or morbidity in patients with an acute myocardial infarction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of efficacy and complication rates after percutaneous coronary interventions in patients with and without renal insufficiency treated with abciximab
    Birgit Frilling
    Heart Center Ludwigshafen, Department of Cardiology, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 89:450-2. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Predicting the outcome of patients with unexplained syncope undergoing prolonged monitoring
    Andrew D Krahn
    Division of Cardiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:37-41. 2002
    ..01). The etiology of recurrent syncope is diverse and cannot be predicted by baseline clinical variables. Empiric pacing appears to have little role in the management of this patient population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Do atrial tachyarrhythmias beget ventricular tachyarrhythmias in defibrillator recipients?
    Kenneth M Stein
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:335-40. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Mortality, morbidity, and complications in 3344 patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: results fron the German ICD Registry EURID
    Rainer Gradaus
    University Hospital Münster Hospital, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1511-8. 2003
    ..When ICDs are used in standard medical care, the 1-year survival rate is high, especially in patients with NYHA Class I and preserved LVEF. However, nearly half of all patients suffer from ICD intervention...
  33. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of a dual chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator capable of slow ventricular tachycardia discrimination: a randomized study
    Ralph Mletzko
    Herz Kreislaufklinik, Bad Bevensen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:2275-82. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Immediate Risk-Stratification Improves Survival (IRIS): study protocol
    Gerhard Steinbeck
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Ludwigs Maximilians University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Europace 6:392-9. 2004
    ..To date, the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) has been shown to be effective for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death only in selected groups of patients in the chronic phase after myocardial infarction...
  35. ncbi request reprint Two-year performance of a preshaped lead for left ventricular stimulation
    Andreas Schuchert
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1610-4. 2004
    ..8 +/- 7 mV in LV versus 12.8 +/- 4.8 mV in the biventricular configuration at 24 months (NS). Implantation of the S-shaped LV lead for CRT was safe, expeditious, and associated with a high success rate and reliable long-term performance...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reduction of ventricular tachyarrhythmia by treatment of atrial fibrillation in ICD patients with dual-chamber implantable cardioverter/defibrillators capable of atrial therapy delivery: the REVERT-AF Study
    Rainer Gradaus
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Europace 9:534-9. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevention of inappropriate shocks in ICD recipients: a review of 10,000 tachycardia episodes
    Frederic Anselme
    University Hospital, Rouen, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:S128-33. 2007
    ..We report our experience from a meta-analysis of five prospective clinical studies with inclusion phases ranging between 1997 and 2003...