Kristina Wasmer

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The young patient with asymptomatic atrial fibrillation: what is the evidence to leave the arrhythmia untreated?
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, Gebäude A1, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 35:1439-47. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Isthmus-dependent right atrial flutter as the leading cause of atrial tachycardias after surgical atrial septal defect repair
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital Munster, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2447-52. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing outcome of patients with coronary artery disease and dilated cardiomyopathy in ICD and CRT recipients: data from the German DEVICE-registry
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 102:513-21. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Ventricular arrhythmias from the mitral annulus: patient characteristics, electrophysiological findings, ablation, and prognosis
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 10:783-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint CHADS(2) and CHA(2)DS (2)-VASc score of patients with atrial fibrillation or flutter and newly detected left atrial thrombus
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hospital of the Westfälische Wilhelms University, Munster, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 102:139-44. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Management of atrial fibrillation around the world: a comparison of current ACCF/AHA/HRS, CCS, and ESC guidelines
    Kristina Wasmer
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Division of Experimental and Clinical Electrophysiology, Hospital of Westfälische Wilhelms University, Munster, Germany
    Europace 13:1368-74. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Incidence, characteristics, and outcome of left atrial tachycardias after circumferential antral ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Experimental and Clinical Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital, Muenster, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 9:1660-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological effects of flecainide and sotalol in the human atrium during persistent atrial fibrillation
    Paulus Kirchhof
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik C Kardiologie und Angiologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 100:112-21. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Transmural dispersion of repolarization as a key factor of arrhythmogenicity in a novel intact heart model of LQT3
    Peter Milberg
    Hospital of the Westfälische Wilhelms University, Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Munster, Germany
    Cardiovasc Res 65:397-404. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of atrial fibrillation on early complications and one year-survival after cardioverter defibrillator implantation: results from the German DEVICE registry
    Julia Köbe
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Division of Electrophysiology, University Hospital of Muenster, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:4184-90. 2013

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint The young patient with asymptomatic atrial fibrillation: what is the evidence to leave the arrhythmia untreated?
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, Gebäude A1, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 35:1439-47. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Isthmus-dependent right atrial flutter as the leading cause of atrial tachycardias after surgical atrial septal defect repair
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital Munster, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2447-52. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate clinical and electrophysiologic characteristics of AT in patients after surgical ASD repair as well as outcome after ablation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing outcome of patients with coronary artery disease and dilated cardiomyopathy in ICD and CRT recipients: data from the German DEVICE-registry
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 102:513-21. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Ventricular arrhythmias from the mitral annulus: patient characteristics, electrophysiological findings, ablation, and prognosis
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 10:783-8. 2013
    ..Little is known about the patient population presenting with MA PVC and/or ventricular tachycardia (VT)...
  5. doi request reprint CHADS(2) and CHA(2)DS (2)-VASc score of patients with atrial fibrillation or flutter and newly detected left atrial thrombus
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hospital of the Westfälische Wilhelms University, Munster, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 102:139-44. 2013
    ..We aimed to further characterize AF/AFL patients who were found to have a LA thrombus on a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)...
  6. doi request reprint Management of atrial fibrillation around the world: a comparison of current ACCF/AHA/HRS, CCS, and ESC guidelines
    Kristina Wasmer
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Division of Experimental and Clinical Electrophysiology, Hospital of Westfälische Wilhelms University, Munster, Germany
    Europace 13:1368-74. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Incidence, characteristics, and outcome of left atrial tachycardias after circumferential antral ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Kristina Wasmer
    Division of Experimental and Clinical Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital, Muenster, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 9:1660-6. 2012
    ..Antral pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) for treatment of atrial fibrillation may induce left atrial tachycardias (ATs)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological effects of flecainide and sotalol in the human atrium during persistent atrial fibrillation
    Paulus Kirchhof
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik C Kardiologie und Angiologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 100:112-21. 2005
    ..We studied whether two antiarrhythmic drugs (sotalol, flecainide) prolong APD or induce PRR in the fibrillating human atrium...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transmural dispersion of repolarization as a key factor of arrhythmogenicity in a novel intact heart model of LQT3
    Peter Milberg
    Hospital of the Westfälische Wilhelms University, Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Munster, Germany
    Cardiovasc Res 65:397-404. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of atrial fibrillation on early complications and one year-survival after cardioverter defibrillator implantation: results from the German DEVICE registry
    Julia Köbe
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Division of Electrophysiology, University Hospital of Muenster, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:4184-90. 2013
    ..Outcome data of patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and atrial fibrillation (AF) are conflicting. The German DEVICE registry aims to add further information on this particular cohort...
  11. doi request reprint Randomized study comparing duty-cycled bipolar and unipolar radiofrequency with point-by-point ablation in pulmonary vein isolation
    Alex Bittner
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Division of Experimental and Clinical Electrophysiology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 8:1383-90. 2011
    ..Pulmonary vein (PV) electrical isolation is a therapeutic option in atrial fibrillation (AF). New technologies may reduce the complexity of the procedure...
  12. doi request reprint Electrophysiological characteristics of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in cardiac sarcoidosis versus arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Dirk G Dechering
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 10:158-64. 2013
    ..Recent evidence suggests that cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) can manifest very similarly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endocardial mapping of right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia using noncontact activation mapping
    Michael Ribbing
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, Institute for Arteriosclerosis Research at the University of Münster, Munster, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:602-8. 2003
    ..These methods are limited in patients with nonsustained tachycardia or isolated ventricular ectopic beats. We investigated the feasibility of using noncontact mapping to guide the ablation of RVOT arrhythmias...
  14. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic risk stratification in families with congenital long QT syndrome
    Gerold Mönnig
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik C, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:2074-80. 2006
    ..The QT interval in the surface ECG is one of the most often used risk stratifiers in families with congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS). The best ECG lead for clinical management of LQTS families remains unclear...
  15. doi request reprint Pulmonary vein variants predispose to atrial fibrillation: a case-control study using multislice contrast-enhanced computed tomography
    Alex Bittner
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Division of Experimental and Clinical Electrophysiology, Hospital of University of Münster, Germany
    Europace 13:1394-400. 2011
    ..Anatomical variants of PV have been described and related to a higher arrhythmogenic potential. The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence of PV variants and diameters of PV ostia in AF patients and controls...
  16. doi request reprint Diastolic isthmus length and 'vertical' isthmus angulation identify patients with difficult catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter: a pre-procedural MRI study
    Paulus Kirchhof
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Hospital of the University of Münster, Munster, Germany
    Europace 11:42-7. 2009
    ..The intervention targets a defined anatomical structure, the so-called cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI). We sought to characterize CTI anatomy in vivo in patients with difficult and simple catheter ablation of atrial flutter...
  17. doi request reprint Successful treatment of catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia with flecainide: a case report and review of the current literature
    Christian Pott
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Europace 13:897-901. 2011
    ..It furthermore supports recent experimental evidence that the class 1 antiarrhythmic drug flecainide can suppress CPVT. The presented case supports a novel strategy in treating CPVT with the class I antiarrhythmic agent flecainide...
  18. doi request reprint Predictors of long-term success after catheter ablation of atriofascicular accessory pathways
    Gerold Mönnig
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 9:704-8. 2012
    ..However, data on long-term prognosis and predictors for freedom from arrhythmias are lacking...
  19. doi request reprint Damage to the esophagus after atrial fibrillation ablation: Just the tip of the iceberg? High prevalence of mediastinal changes diagnosed by endosonography
    Stephan Zellerhoff
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital of Muenster, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:155-9. 2010
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of electrocardiographic parameters in cardiac resynchronization therapy: detecting nonresponders by left ventricular pacing
    Julia Köbe
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Division of Clinical and Experimental Electrophysiology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 9:499-504. 2012
    ..The purpose of this prospective evaluation of electrocardiographic (ECG) parameters was to identify predictive parameters for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) response...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the in vitro electrophysiologic and proarrhythmic effects of amiodarone and sotalol in a rabbit model of acute atrioventricular block
    Peter Milberg
    Hospital of the Westfälische Wilhelms University, Department of Cardiology and Angiology and Institute for Arteriosclerosis Research, Munster, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 44:278-86. 2004
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Atrial flutter in a patient with postoperative AV block and right infero-septal accessory pathway: how to preserve AV conduction
    Gerold Mönnig
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Division of Experimental and Clinical Electrophysiology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:e100-1. 2012
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint A case of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
    Kristina Wasmer
    From the Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1545-6. 2004
  24. doi request reprint Modified phased radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation reduces the number of cerebral microembolic signals
    Stephan Zellerhoff
    Division of Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, Building A1, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Europace 16:341-6. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate the effect of deactivating the culprit electrodes on cerebral MESs...
  25. ncbi request reprint Recurrent syncope triggered by inappropriate sinus tachycardia
    Gerold Mönnig
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1324-6. 2004
    ....
  26. doi request reprint [Early repolarisation. A dilemma of risk stratification]
    Lars Eckardt
    Abteilung für Rhythmologie, Department für Kardiologie und Angiologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, D 48149, Munster, Deutschland
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 24:115-22. 2013
    ..This review intends to summarize actual aspects of early repolarizations syndrome and focuses on the dilemma of risk stratification. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial tachycardia due to recipient-to-donor transatrial conduction after orthotopic heart transplantation
    Michael Ribbing
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Hospital of the University of Münster and Institute for Arteriosclerosis Research at the University of Münster, Germany
    Europace 6:215-9. 2004
    ..Electroanatomical mapping identified the site of transatrial conduction and guided successful catheter ablation...
  28. doi request reprint Role of implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in patients with acquired long QT syndrome: a long-term follow-up
    Gerold Mönnig
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Division of Experimental and Clinical Electrophysiology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Europace 14:396-401. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate the long-term follow-up of patients with acquired long QT syndrome (aLQTS) who had received an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) for secondary prevention of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)...
  29. ncbi request reprint The ajmaline challenge in Brugada syndrome: diagnostic impact, safety, and recommended protocol
    Sascha Rolf
    Hospital of the Westfälische Wilhelms University, Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Institute for Arteriosclerosis Research, Munster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 24:1104-12. 2003
    ..A detailed protocol for the ajmaline challenge in Brugada syndrome has not yet been described. Therefore, we prospectively studied the risks of a standardized ajmaline test...
  30. ncbi request reprint A NavX guided cryoablation of an accessory pathway in a large coronary sinus diverticulum
    Lars Eckardt
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Hospital of the Westfälische Wilhelms University, Munster, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:233-4. 2005
    ..J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol, Vol. 16, pp. 1-2, February 2005...
  31. ncbi request reprint A trial of self-adhesive patch electrodes and hand-held paddle electrodes for external cardioversion of atrial fibrillation (MOBIPAPA)
    Paulus Kirchhof
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:1292-7. 2005
    ..Whether the type of shock electrode affects cardioversion success is not known. We tested whether hand-held steel electrodes improve cardioversion outcome with monophasic or biphasic shocks when compared with adhesive patch electrodes...
  32. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic changes during therapeutic hypothermia
    Pia Lebiedz
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Resuscitation 83:602-6. 2012
    ..Adverse events are rare, but arrhythmias and bleeding complications have been reported. So far, only few data about electrocardiographic changes and associated events have been reported...
  33. ncbi request reprint Incessant supraventricular tachycardia with constant 1:2 atrioventricular ratio: a longitudinally dissociated atrioventricular node?
    Paulus Kirchhof
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:316-9. 2003
    ....