T Wolber

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic pattern as a guide for management and radiofrequency ablation of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia
    Hildegard Tanner
    Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Cardiology 103:30-6. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Altered left ventricular contraction pattern during right ventricular pacing: assessment using real-time three-dimensional echocardiography
    Thomas Wolber
    Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:76-81. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Heart obeys the brain: seizure ceases cardiac rhythm
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology Service, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:e72-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction and clinical outcome following outpatient radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, Univesity Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:52-6. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Should routine echocardiography be performed in all patients with stroke?
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:1-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential interference of small neodymium magnets with cardiac pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital, Zurich
    Heart Rhythm 4:1-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Wavelet-based tachycardia discrimination in ICDs: Impact of posture and electrogram configuration
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1255-60. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Integration of B-type natriuretic peptide levels with clinical data and exercise testing for predicting coronary artery disease
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 98:764-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide used for the prediction of coronary artery stenosis
    T Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:18-25. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Electrophysiological findings in patients with isolated left ventricular non-compaction
    Jan Steffel
    Clinic for Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Zurich, and Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Europace 11:1193-200. 2009

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic pattern as a guide for management and radiofrequency ablation of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia
    Hildegard Tanner
    Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Cardiology 103:30-6. 2005
    ..Simple electrocardiographic (ECG) criteria allowing (1) discrimination of RVOT foci from extra-RVOT foci and (2) assessment of the chance of success of a right heart ablation procedure are desirable...
  2. doi request reprint Altered left ventricular contraction pattern during right ventricular pacing: assessment using real-time three-dimensional echocardiography
    Thomas Wolber
    Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:76-81. 2011
    ..We performed a real-time 3D echocardiographic (RT3DE) study to assess global and regional left ventricular function during RVA pacing...
  3. doi request reprint Heart obeys the brain: seizure ceases cardiac rhythm
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology Service, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:e72-5. 2010
    ..This case illustrates that ictal asystole may occur in patients with electrically normal hearts. We provide pathophysiologic considerations and discuss therapeutic options...
  4. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction and clinical outcome following outpatient radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, Univesity Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:52-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess patient satisfaction in patients with supraventricular tachycardia following catheter ablation on an outpatient basis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Should routine echocardiography be performed in all patients with stroke?
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:1-7. 2007
    ..However, the value of routine use of echocardiography for this task remains controversial. We evaluated the diagnostic yield of echocardiography in unselected patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential interference of small neodymium magnets with cardiac pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital, Zurich
    Heart Rhythm 4:1-4. 2007
    ..Neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) magnets, which are small in size but produce strong magnetic fields, have become widely available in recent years. Therefore, NdFeB magnets may be associated with an emerging risk of device interference...
  7. ncbi request reprint Wavelet-based tachycardia discrimination in ICDs: Impact of posture and electrogram configuration
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1255-60. 2006
    ..In this study, we evaluated the performance of the wavelet algorithm using various electrogram (EGM) configurations during different body positions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Integration of B-type natriuretic peptide levels with clinical data and exercise testing for predicting coronary artery disease
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 98:764-7. 2006
    ..35 (95% CI 0.22 to 0.57). In conclusion, a diagnostic score combining exercise testing, clinical data, and serum BNP values at rest can distinguish patients with CAD from those without CAD with high accuracy...
  9. ncbi request reprint N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide used for the prediction of coronary artery stenosis
    T Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:18-25. 2007
    ..It might also be valuable for non-invasive diagnosis of coronary artery disease...
  10. doi request reprint Electrophysiological findings in patients with isolated left ventricular non-compaction
    Jan Steffel
    Clinic for Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Zurich, and Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Europace 11:1193-200. 2009
    ..Patients with isolated left ventricular non-compaction (IVNC) are at high risk for developing ventricular tachyarrhythmias. However, no analysis of invasive electrophysiological (EP) findings in these patients has yet been performed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of appropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy during long-term follow-up of patients with coronary artery disease
    Johannes Blumer
    Arrhythmia Service, Cardiovascular Division, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int Heart J 50:313-21. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Long-term predictors of mortality in ICD patients with non-ischaemic cardiac disease: impact of renal function
    Thomy Schefer
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistr 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Europace 10:1052-9. 2008
    ..In this study, we aimed at determining the long-term benefit of ICD therapy among patients with dilated CMP (DCM) and among those with other non-ischaemic cardiac diseases (NICDs)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interference of neodymium magnets with cardiac pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: an in vitro study
    Salome Ryf
    Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Technol Health Care 16:13-8. 2008
    ..Patient education and product declarations should include information about the risk associated with these magnets...
  14. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide kinetics and cardiopulmonary exercise testing in heart failure
    Micha Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital St Gallen, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 120:391-8. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in mild heart failure: impact of the mode of exercise on established prognostic predictors
    Micha Tobias Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Cardiology 110:135-41. 2008
    ..However, treadmill exercise has been shown to elicit higher peak VO(2) values than bicycle exercise. We sought to assess whether the VE/VCO(2) slope and HRR in HF also depend on the exercise mode...
  16. ncbi request reprint A nomogram to select the optimal treadmill ramp protocol in subjects with high exercise capacity: validation and comparison with the Bruce protocol
    Micha Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:16-23. 2006
    ..However, previous methods to determine individualized ramp rates and comparisons between ramp and standardized protocols have been limited to clinically referred populations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Aortopulmonary fistula occurring 4 years after replacement of the ascending aorta
    Micha T Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital St Gallen, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:e18-20. 2006
    ..The shunt occurred 4 years after aortic valve and supracoronary graft replacement and was diagnosed by transesophageal contrast echocardiography. After redo surgery the patient made an uneventful recovery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Normal range of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide: a note of caution
    Thomas Wolber
    Eur Heart J 27:622; author reply 622-3. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of the exercise mode on exercise capacity: bicycle testing revisited
    Micha Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital St Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, CH 9007 St Gallen, Switzerland
    Chest 128:2804-11. 2005
    ..The corresponding bicycle work capacity nomogram (in watts) was derived by the following equation: (METs nomogram - 1) x body weight/3.486...
  20. ncbi request reprint Transient left ventricular "hypertrophy" in a woman with meningoencephalitis
    Micha Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital St Gallen, Switzerland
    Echocardiography 23:582-4. 2006
    ..The serial echocardiograms along with a positive cardiac troponin led to the diagnosis of myocarditis, which can very rarely present with the echocardiographic picture of severe left ventricular thickening...