Yoshihide Takahashi

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of patients with persistent atrial fibrillation successfully treated by left atrial ablation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:465-71. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Renal function after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yonegahama dori 1 16, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan 238 8558
    Circulation 124:2380-7. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological characteristics of localized reentrant atrial tachycardia occurring after catheter ablation of long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    From the Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yonegahama dori 1 16, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:623-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of stepwise ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation on atrial electrical and mechanical properties
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1306-14. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. ncbi request reprint 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
  9. ncbi request reprint 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up after catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: the incidence of recurrence and progression of atrial fibrillation
    Masateru Takigawa
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:267-73. 2014

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of patients with persistent atrial fibrillation successfully treated by left atrial ablation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:465-71. 2010
    ..We sought to characterize patients with persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) who were successfully treated by ablation targeting the left atrium (LA)...
  2. doi request reprint Renal function after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yonegahama dori 1 16, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan 238 8558
    Circulation 124:2380-7. 2011
    ..Although patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) often have kidney dysfunction, less is known about the association between AF and kidney function. We sought to assess changes in kidney function after catheter ablation of AF...
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological characteristics of localized reentrant atrial tachycardia occurring after catheter ablation of long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    From the Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yonegahama dori 1 16, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:623-9. 2009
    ..We sought to describe the electrophysiological characteristics of localized reentry occurring after ablation of long-lasting persistent AF...
  4. doi request reprint 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of stepwise ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation on atrial electrical and mechanical properties
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1306-14. 2007
    ..This study sought to evaluate the effects of stepwise catheter ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) on atrial electrical and mechanical properties...
  6. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  7. ncbi request reprint 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  9. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up after catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: the incidence of recurrence and progression of atrial fibrillation
    Masateru Takigawa
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:267-73. 2014
    ..This study aimed to elucidate the incidences of AF recurrence and of progression from paroxysmal to persistent AF, after CA, in patients with paroxysmal AF...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of adenosine-provoked acute dormant pulmonary vein conduction on recurrence of atrial fibrillation
    Shinsuke Miyazaki
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yonegahamadori, Yokosuka shi, Kanagawa Ken, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:256-60. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the response to adenosine predicts atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence after a single ablation procedure in patients with paroxysmal AF...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint High-density circumferential pulmonary vein mapping with a 20-pole expandable circular mapping catheter
    Li Fern Hsu
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:S94-8. 2005
    ..Catheter stability and optimal wall contact, in combination with HR electrograms can optimize circumferential PV mapping during AF and improve the discrimination of FFP postablation...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  16. ncbi request reprint 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence, electrophysiological properties, and clinical implications of dissociated pulmonary vein activity following pulmonary vein antrum isolation
    Shinsuke Miyazaki
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yonegahamadori, Kanagawa Ken, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 108:1147-54. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Adenosine triphosphate exposes dormant pulmonary vein conduction responsible for recurrent atrial tachyarrhythmias: importance of evaluating the dormant conduction during the re-do ablation procedure
    Shinsuke Miyazaki
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan
    Circ J 73:1160-2. 2009
    ..For 6 months after the elimination of that dormant PV conduction, the patient has been free of any AT. Evaluation of dormant PV conduction was effective in curing the recurrent AT after PVI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of catheter ablation of the coronary sinus on paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation
    Michel Haissaguerre
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:378-86. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the impact of catheter ablation of the coronary sinus (CS) region during paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  21. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics and management of periesophageal vagal nerve injury complicating left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation: lessons from eleven cases
    Taishi Kuwahara
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:847-51. 2013
    ..This study aimed to elucidate the clinical characteristics and management of periesophageal vagal nerve injury complicating the ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Shortening of fibrillatory cycle length in the pulmonary vein during vagal excitation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:774-80. 2006
    ..The goal of the present prospective study is to evaluate the impact of vagal excitation on ongoing atrial fibrillation (AF) during pulmonary vein (PV) isolation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fibrillating areas isolated within the left atrium after radiofrequency linear catheter ablation
    Thomas Rostock
    Service de Rythmologie, Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:807-12. 2006
    ..This observational study describes regions of fibrillating atrial tissue isolated inadvertently from the left atrium (LA) following linear catheter ablation for AF...
  25. ncbi request reprint High-density activation mapping of fractionated electrograms in the atria of patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Thomas Rostock
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux, France Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Heart Rhythm 3:27-34. 2006
    ..Areas of complex fractionated atrial electrograms (CFAEs) have been implicated in the atrial substrate of atrial fibrillation (AF). The mechanisms underlying CFAE in humans are not well investigated...
  26. doi request reprint Safe and effective ablation of atrial fibrillation: importance of esophageal temperature monitoring to avoid periesophageal nerve injury as a complication of pulmonary vein isolation
    Taishi Kuwahara
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:1-6. 2009
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  27. doi request reprint Pharmacological cardioversion preceding left atrial ablation: bepridil predicts the clinical outcome following ablation in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation
    Shinsuke Miyazaki
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yonegahamadori 1 16, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Europace 11:1620-3. 2009
    ..Despite continued treatment, a high rate of AF recurrence after pharmacological cardioversion (PC) with bepridil has been reported. Bepridil therapy is also associated with significant adverse effects...
  28. ncbi request reprint Acute occlusion of the left circumflex coronary artery during mitral isthmus linear ablation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1104-7. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of noninducibility of sustained atrial fibrillation after pulmonary vein isolation
    Martin Rotter
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1298-303. 2005
    ..We evaluated the role of clinical variables that could predict noninducibility of sustained AF after PVI...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reduction of fluoroscopy exposure and procedure duration during ablation of atrial fibrillation using a novel anatomical navigation system
    Martin Rotter
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, and Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    Eur Heart J 26:1415-21. 2005
    ..These procedures may be prolonged with significant fluoroscopy exposure. This study evaluates a new non-fluoroscopic navigation system during ablation of AF...
  31. doi request reprint Preprocedural predictors of atrial fibrillation recurrence following pulmonary vein antrum isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: long-term follow-up results
    Shinsuke Miyazaki
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yonegahamadori, Yokosuka shi, Kanagawa Ken, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:621-5. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the simple preprocedural parameters of atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence following single ablation procedure in patients with paroxysmal AF during long-term follow-up period...
  32. doi request reprint 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of left atrial ablation on the quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Shinsuke Miyazaki
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, 1 16 Yonegahamadori, Yokosuka 238 8558, Japan
    Circ J 72:582-7. 2008
    ..The current study aimed to investigate the effect of ablation therapy on the quality of life (QOL) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) by using a questionnaire specific for AF...
  34. ncbi request reprint Frequency mapping of the pulmonary veins in paroxysmal versus permanent atrial fibrillation
    Prashanthan Sanders
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:965-72. 2006
    ..The current study aims to compare the contribution of PV activity to the maintenance of paroxysmal and permanent AF...
  35. doi request reprint Prevention of periprocedural ischemic stroke and management of hemorrhagic complications in atrial fibrillation ablation under continuous warfarin administration
    Taishi Kuwahara
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:510-5. 2013
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation: critical structures for termination
    Michel Haissaguerre
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1125-37. 2005
    ..The relative contributions of different atrial regions to the maintenance of persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) are not known...
  37. ncbi request reprint 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevention of cardiac tamponade complicating ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Li Fern Hsu
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:S106-9. 2005
    ..Risk of tamponade was highest during linear ablation, mainly associated with high energy delivery and "popping." Reducing the energy limited, though did not eliminate this complication...
  39. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of massive air embolism complicating left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation: lessons from five cases
    Taishi Kuwahara
    Cardiovascular Centre, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, 1 16, Yonegahama dori, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Europace 14:204-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to elucidate the clinical characteristics of massive air embolism occurring during atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation...
  40. doi request reprint Long-term clinical outcome of extensive pulmonary vein isolation-based catheter ablation therapy in patients with paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation
    Shinsuke Miyazaki
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, 1 16, Yonegahamadori, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 238 8558, Japan
    Heart 97:668-73. 2011
    ..To examine the long-term clinical outcomes of patients undergoing catheter ablation (CA) for either paroxysmal (PAF) or persistent atrial fibrillation (PsAF) using an extensive pulmonary vein isolation (EPVI)-based strategy...
  41. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with valvular heart disease: long-term follow-up results
    Shinsuke Miyazaki
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yonegahamadori, Yokosuka shi, Kanagawa Ken, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:1193-8. 2010
    ..AF Ablation in Patients With Valvular Heart Disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Left atrial linear ablation to modify the substrate of atrial fibrillation using a new nonfluoroscopic imaging system
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:S90-3. 2005
    ..There was no procedural complication. The use of this new nonfluoroscopic imaging system was associated with a shorter fluoroscopic exposure as well as a trend toward shorter duration of linear ablation procedures for AF...
  43. doi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) is an important factor to determine coronary artery plaque morphology in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Hiroyuki Hikita
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Coron Artery Dis 24:381-5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between serum Lp(a) levels and plaque morphology of an infarct-related lesion and non-infarct-related lesion of the coronary artery in acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Coronary sinus tachycardia driving atrial fibrillation
    Martin Rotter
    Service de Rythmologie, Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Avenue de Magellan, 33604 Bordeaux Pessac, France
    Circulation 110:e59-60. 2004
  45. doi request reprint The impact of haemodialysis on the outcomes of catheter ablation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Masateru Takigawa
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yonegahama Street 1 16, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 238 8558, Japan
    Europace 16:327-34. 2014
    ..This study aimed to determine the impact of HD on CA outcome in these patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Fever as a precipitant of idiopathic ventricular fibrillation in patients with normal hearts
    Jean Luc Pasquie
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1271-6. 2004
    ..Emerging evidence implicates triggers originating predominantly from the distal Purkinje arborization and the right ventricular outflow tract...
  47. ncbi request reprint Techniques for curative treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Meleze Hocini
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1467-71. 2004
  48. pmc Localized reentry within the left atrial appendage: arrhythmogenic role in patients undergoing ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Meleze Hocini
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux, France
    Heart Rhythm 8:1853-61. 2011
    ..Left atrial appendage (LAA) is implicated in maintenance of atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial tachycardia (AT) associated with persistent AF (PsAF) ablation, although little is known about the incidence and mechanism of LAA AT...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sinus node region as an ultimate source driving chronic atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1023. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Interactions between two simultaneous tachycardias within an electrically isolated pulmonary vein
    Thomas Rostock
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:441-5. 2007
    ..We describe the case of a patient with paroxysmal AF demonstrating PVT within an isolated PV with high-density mapping revealing two different PVTs interacting in a "ping-pong" manner...
  51. ncbi request reprint Incidences of esophageal injury during esophageal temperature monitoring: a comparative study of a multi-thermocouple temperature probe and a deflectable temperature probe in atrial fibrillation ablation
    Taishi Kuwahara
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, 1 16 Yonegahama Dori, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, 238 8558, Japan
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 39:251-7. 2014
    ..The study aim was to compare the incidence of esophageal injuries between different temperature probes in the monitoring of esophageal temperature during atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation...
  52. doi request reprint Differential characteristics of inflammatory responses to stent implantation between de novo and intrastent restenosis lesion in patients with stable angina
    Hiroyuki Hikita
    Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, 1 16 Yonegahama Dori, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Angiology 63:92-5. 2012
    ..Differential inflammatory response to stent implantation between the de novo plaque and in ISR lesion is related to lesion morphology...
  53. ncbi request reprint 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...
  54. doi request reprint Impact of statin use before the onset of acute myocardial infarction on coronary plaque morphology of the culprit lesion
    Hiroyuki Hikita
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Angiology 64:375-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, statin use before the onset of AMI might have effects on coronary plaque morphology of the AMI culprit lesion with less necrotic core and greater fibrous and fibrofatty component...
  55. ncbi request reprint Disconnection of the left atrial appendage for elimination of foci maintaining atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:917-9. 2005
    ..We report a case with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, in whom multiple foci were identified in the left atrial appendage after pulmonary vein isolation. The patient was successfully treated by catheter ablation to disconnect this structure...
  56. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  57. doi request reprint Low coronary flow velocity and shear stress predict restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation
    Hiroyuki Hikita
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Scand Cardiovasc J 43:298-303. 2009
    ..This study sought to assess predictive values of coronary flow velocity and an index of shear stress throughout the vessel for angiographic restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation...
  58. doi request reprint Differences in catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation between males and females
    Masateru Takigawa
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:1984-91. 2013
    ..Catheter ablation (CA) has become a standard treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). However, gender-related differences associated with CA of paroxysmal AF (PAF) remain unclear...
  59. ncbi request reprint 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pseudo-fascicular activity originating from the right ventricular outflow tract
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1341. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Assessment of clinical factors associated with a successful catheter ablation outcome in younger patients with atrial fibrillation
    Tadashi Fujino
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Toho University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    J Cardiol 63:438-43. 2014
    ..We focused on younger patients in whom the prevalence of AF is low, and we sought clinical factors associated with unsuccessful ablation outcomes...
  62. ncbi request reprint Complications in the catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: incidence and management
    Atsushi Takahashi
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokosuka Kyousai Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan
    Circ J 73:221-6. 2009
    ..9-6%, have been reported. It is important to understand the incidence, prevention and management of complications in order to develop safe ablation strategies...
  63. ncbi request reprint Electrical connections between pulmonary veins: implication for ostial ablation of pulmonary veins in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Atsushi Takahashi
    Cardiovascular Center, Tsuchiura Kyodo Hospital, Tsuchiura shi, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    Circulation 105:2998-3003. 2002
    ..However, the presence of electrical connections between the PVs, which may make achievement of PV disconnection difficult, has not been systematically evaluated...
  64. ncbi request reprint Electrical connection between left superior and inferior pulmonary veins in a patient with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Cardiovascular Division, Tsuchiura Kyoudo Hospital, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:490-2. 2002
    ..The patient had electrical connection between the LSPV and LIPV, and required radiofrequency ablation of the breakthroughs from the LA to LIPV for complete isolation of the LSPV...
  65. ncbi request reprint Correlation of atrial electrocardiographic amplitude with radiofrequency energy required to ablate cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter
    Martin Rotter
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and the Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, France
    Heart Rhythm 2:263-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate a possible correlation between atrial ECG amplitude in common atrial flutter (AFL) and radiofrequency (RF) energy required to achieve cavotricuspid isthmus block...
  66. ncbi request reprint 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
  67. ncbi request reprint Mitral isthmus ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Pierre Jais
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1157-9. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint 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...
  71. ncbi request reprint 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint How to interpret and identify pulmonary vein recordings with the lasso catheter
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, France
    Heart Rhythm 3:748-50. 2006
  73. ncbi request reprint Reentrant tachycardia in pulmonary veins of patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Cardiovascular Division, Tsuchiura Kyoudo Hospital, 11 7 Manabe shinmachi, Tsuchiura shi, Ibaraki Ken, 300 0053 Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:927-32. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the inducibility and the mechanism of sustained PV tachycardia (SPVT)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Epicardial tachycardia originating from a persistent left superior vena cava
    Mark D O'Neill
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, 33604 Bordeaux, Pessac, France
    Circulation 114:e569-70. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Decline in C-reactive protein after successful ablation of long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation
    Martin Rotter
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1231-3. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized comparison of 8-mm gold-tip, externally irrigated-tip and 8-mm platinum-iridium tip catheters for cavotricuspid isthmus ablation
    Frederic Sacher
    Université Bordeaux II Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:709-13. 2007
    ..This prospective, randomized study compares the clinical efficacy of 8-mm gold tip catheter, externally irrigated and 8-mm platinum-iridium tip (Pt tip) catheters...
  77. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a radiation protection cabin for invasive electrophysiological procedures
    Octavian Dragusin
    Cardiology Electrophysiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Heart J 28:183-9. 2007
    ..Classical protection with lead aprons results in discomfort while radioprotection is still incomplete. This study evaluated the usefulness of a radiation protection cabin (RPC) that completely surrounds the operator...
  78. ncbi request reprint AV nodal ablation and pacemaker implantation improves hemodynamic function in atrial fibrillation
    Yoshihide Takahashi
    Cardiovascular Division, Tsuchiura Kyoudo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1212-7. 2003
    ..01). In conclusion, APT has beneficial hemodynamic effects, and plasma BNP levels can predict the most optimal candidates for ablation and pacing therapy...