E W Lau

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the performance of three diagnostic algorithms for regular broad complex tachycardia in practical application
    Ernest W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:822-7. 2002
  2. pmc A new ECG sign of an accessory pathway in sinus rhythm: pseudo partial right bundle branch block
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    Heart 82:244-5. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint The Bayesian approach improves the electrocardiographic diagnosis of broad complex tachycardia
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1519-26. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic criteria for diagnosis of irregular broad complex tachycardia with a high sensitivity for preexcited atrial fibrillation
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:2040-5. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Variability in the manifestation of pre-excited atrial fibrillation: its quantification, theoretical origin, and diagnostic potential
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH, UK
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 6:117-22. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two diagnostic algorithms for regular broad complex tachycardia by decision theory analysis
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1118-25. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Visual illusions created by survival curves and the need to avoid potential misinterpretation
    Ernest W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Med Decis Making 22:238-44. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The reliable electrocardiographic diagnosis of regular broad complex tachycardia: a holy grail that will forever elude the clinician's grasp?
    Ernest W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1756-61. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The Midlands Trial of Empirical Amiodarone versus Electrophysiology-guided Interventions and Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillators (MAVERIC): a multi-centre prospective randomised clinical trial on the secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death
    E W Lau
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    Europace 6:257-66. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Temperature-sensitive focal atrial tachycardia in the left atrium
    G A Ng
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:324-7. 2000

Collaborators

  • G A Ng
  • H J Marshall
  • Heather Joanne Shannon
  • Anthony J McClelland
  • Cesar O Navarro
  • Michael J D Roberts
  • John M C Anderson
  • Bernie A Smith
  • Jeninifer A Adgey

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the performance of three diagnostic algorithms for regular broad complex tachycardia in practical application
    Ernest W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:822-7. 2002
    ..The Bayesian algorithm achieved slightly higher values for sensitivity and specificity than the Brugada and Griffith algorithms but may be more suitable for automated computer-aided diagnosis of ECG due to its complexity...
  2. pmc A new ECG sign of an accessory pathway in sinus rhythm: pseudo partial right bundle branch block
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    Heart 82:244-5. 1999
    ..An electrophysiological mechanism is proposed for this pattern and it is suggested that this pattern may be used as a new ECG sign for diagnosing an accessory pathway in sinus rhythm...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Bayesian approach improves the electrocardiographic diagnosis of broad complex tachycardia
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1519-26. 2000
    ..Hence, it holds the promise for being an effective tool for routine use in clinical practice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic criteria for diagnosis of irregular broad complex tachycardia with a high sensitivity for preexcited atrial fibrillation
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:2040-5. 2000
    ..By QRS morphology pattern, an average sensitivity of 100% and specificity of 82% were achieved for the diagnosis of irregular BCT. The algorithm is simple and easy to implement and recommended for clinical use...
  5. ncbi request reprint Variability in the manifestation of pre-excited atrial fibrillation: its quantification, theoretical origin, and diagnostic potential
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH, UK
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 6:117-22. 2001
    ..This difference can potentially be exploited for distinguishing the two conditions if some means can be found to quantify it...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two diagnostic algorithms for regular broad complex tachycardia by decision theory analysis
    E W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1118-25. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Visual illusions created by survival curves and the need to avoid potential misinterpretation
    Ernest W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Med Decis Making 22:238-44. 2002
    ..Statisticians need to be aware of such potential for misinterpretation of clinical trial data in order to safeguard clinicians against drawing undue inferences and applying them to actual practice...
  8. ncbi request reprint The reliable electrocardiographic diagnosis of regular broad complex tachycardia: a holy grail that will forever elude the clinician's grasp?
    Ernest W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1756-61. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The Midlands Trial of Empirical Amiodarone versus Electrophysiology-guided Interventions and Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillators (MAVERIC): a multi-centre prospective randomised clinical trial on the secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death
    E W Lau
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    Europace 6:257-66. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Temperature-sensitive focal atrial tachycardia in the left atrium
    G A Ng
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:324-7. 2000
    ..Sensitivity of atrial tachycardia rate to the temperature of food or drink ingested suggests a left atrial focus with a posterior and possibly epicardial location...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ventricular tachycardia terminated by an ICD: is there more than what meets the eye?
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1656-8. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture triggering inappropriate ICD shocks
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Europace 7:85-6. 2005
    ..The possible interaction between acupuncture and ICD therapy has not been previously investigated. A case of acupuncture triggering inappropriate shocks from the ICD is reported...
  13. ncbi request reprint Isorhythmic interaction between a dual-chamber pacemaker and an intrinsic rhythm: pacemaker malfunctioning or not?
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 1:752-5. 2004
    ..The different patterns possible for the phenomenon and the necessary conditions for their occurrence are elucidated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia with atrioventricular block: what is the mechanism?
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 2:207-9. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Fascicular tachycardia and parasystole of right bundle branch origin
    Ernest W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Heart Rhythm 2:994-6. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint One heart, two minds
    Ernest W Lau
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Europace 7:535-6. 2005
    ..A case of complex atrial tachyarrhythmias following orthotopic heart transplantation is presented. The ablation strategy in such a situation and the outcome achieved are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Activation patterns during selective pacing of the left ventricle can be characterized using noninvasive electrocardiographic imaging
    Heather Joanne Shannon
    Regional Medical Cardiology Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Electrocardiol 40:S111-7. 2007
    ..However, few have explored its clinical application. This study aims to evaluate ECGI during selective left ventricular (LV) pacing, relative to an invasive approach...
  18. doi request reprint Infraatrial supraventricular tachycardias: mechanisms, diagnosis, and management
    Ernest W Lau
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, UK
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:490-8. 2008
    ..The possible patterns of electrical association and dissociation between different cardiac structures are examined, and how individual types of infraatrial SVT can be diagnosed and managed are reviewed...