J S Steinberg

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Desperately seeking a randomized clinical trial of resynchronization therapy for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:744-6. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Very long-term outcome after initially successful catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Arrhythmia Institute, Valley Health System, New York, New York Electronic address
    Heart Rhythm 11:771-6. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Renal denervation for arrhythmias: hope or hype?
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Arrhythmia Institute, Valley Health System, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:392. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The federal audit of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implants: lessons learned
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Arrhythmia Institute, Valley Health System, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10019, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1270-4. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of early intravenous esmolol versus oral beta-blockers in preventing post-CABG atrial fibrillation in high risk patients identified by signal-averaged ECG: results of a pilot study
    Nomeda Balcetyte-Harris
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 7:86-91. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of the biventricular pacing system
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology and Arrhythmia Service, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University, New York Scripps Hospital, La Jolla, California, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 9:58-70. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Analysis of cause-specific mortality in the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) study
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Circulation 109:1973-80. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias in implantable defibrillator patients after the World Trade Center attack
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1261-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The clinical implications of cumulative right ventricular pacing in the multicenter automatic defibrillator trial II
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:359-65. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Psychosocial status predicts mortality in patients with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:361-5. 2008

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint Desperately seeking a randomized clinical trial of resynchronization therapy for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:744-6. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Very long-term outcome after initially successful catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Arrhythmia Institute, Valley Health System, New York, New York Electronic address
    Heart Rhythm 11:771-6. 2014
    ..Successful procedures are accomplished in the majority of patients, but the outcome after many years of follow-up after ablation is unknown...
  3. doi request reprint Renal denervation for arrhythmias: hope or hype?
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Arrhythmia Institute, Valley Health System, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:392. 2013
    ..Preliminary results using RDN for atrial fibrillation control are promising. This review focuses on the mechanisms by which RDN may function as an antiarrhythmic treatment and early clinical results. ..
  4. doi request reprint The federal audit of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implants: lessons learned
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Arrhythmia Institute, Valley Health System, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10019, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1270-4. 2012
    ..We describe our experience and responses to such an audit, as well as the to complexities and nuances of practicing evidence-based medicine in the setting of heavy regulatory oversight...
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of early intravenous esmolol versus oral beta-blockers in preventing post-CABG atrial fibrillation in high risk patients identified by signal-averaged ECG: results of a pilot study
    Nomeda Balcetyte-Harris
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 7:86-91. 2002
    ..We performed a pilot study of the efficacy of early intravenous esmolol and an oral beta-blocker regimen for prevention of postoperative AF...
  6. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of the biventricular pacing system
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology and Arrhythmia Service, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University, New York Scripps Hospital, La Jolla, California, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 9:58-70. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Analysis of cause-specific mortality in the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) study
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Circulation 109:1973-80. 2004
    ..This report describes the cause-specific modes of death in the AFFIRM treatment groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias in implantable defibrillator patients after the World Trade Center attack
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1261-4. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The clinical implications of cumulative right ventricular pacing in the multicenter automatic defibrillator trial II
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:359-65. 2005
    ..This study was designed to assess whether right ventricular pacing in the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) arm of the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial (MADIT) II was associated with an unfavorable outcome...
  10. doi request reprint Psychosocial status predicts mortality in patients with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:361-5. 2008
    ..Quality-of-life (QoL) instruments evaluate various aspects of physical, mental, and emotional health, but how these psychosocial characteristics impact long-term outcome after cardiac arrest and ventricular tachycardia (VT) is unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Treatment of atrial fibrillation in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Khashayar Hematpour
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 6:44-8. 2006
    ..This is because adverse effects of antiarrhythmics and complications after invasive procedures are justifiable only in HCM patients who experience severe symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint QT dispersion and viable myocardium in patients with prior myocardial infarction and severe left ventricular dysfunction
    Vuy Hun Li
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 7:53-9. 2002
    ..However, this relationship is unknown in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of patients with unexplained syncope and inducible ventricular tachyarrhythmias: analysis of the AVID registry and an AVID substudy. Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators
    J S Steinberg
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 12:996-1001. 2001
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint New-onset sustained ventricular tachycardia after cardiac surgery
    J S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Circulation 99:903-8. 1999
    ..The de novo occurrence of sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) after CABG has been described, but the incidence, mortality rate, long-term follow-up, and mechanism are not well defined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evolving concepts in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Parimal B Maniar
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:358-63. 2003
    ..Catheter ablation of AF may play an increasingly important role in the future...
  16. ncbi request reprint Antiarrhythmic drug use in the implantable defibrillator arm of the Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) Study
    J S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am Heart J 142:520-9. 2001
    ..The objective of this clinical investigation was to study the need for, and effects of, concomitant AAD use with the ICD in a prospectively defined cohort...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intravenous versus oral beta-blockers for prevention of post-CABG atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients identified by signal-averaged ECG: lessons of a pilot study
    Parimal B Maniar
    Division of Cardiology and Arrhythmia Service, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:158-61. 2003
    ..Thus, all patients without contraindication should receive oral beta-blocker before and after cardiac surgery to prevent post-operative AF...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of dilated cardiomyopathy and coronary artery disease in patients with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias: Differences in presentation and outcome in the AVID registry
    F A Ehlert
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Am Heart J 142:816-22. 2001
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy: an updateimpaired left ventricular systolic function
    N V Garikipati
    Division of Cardiology, Al Sabah Arrhythmia Institute, St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 59:89-100. 2011
    ..We review the current guidelines for cardiac resynchronization therapy, the underlying evidence, the latest developments in the field and directions of future research...
  20. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of bretylium tosylate for ventricular tachycardia
    S Chandrasekaran
    Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:115-7, A9. 1999
    ..The use of bretylium for the treatment of VT should be reexamined...
  21. ncbi request reprint Proarrhythmic effects of procainamide and tocainide in a canine infarction model
    J S Steinberg
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 19:52-9. 1992
    ..In this model, procainamide and tocainide had no antiarrhythmic efficacy for VT, but had moderate proarrhythmia potential that was unpredictable...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy and atrial fibrillation
    Ganesh S Kamath
    Al Sabah Arrhythmia Institute and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY10025, USA
    Cardiol J 16:4-10. 2009
    ..However, the optimal indications for CRT delivery for patients in this complex cohort remain to be assessed in randomized clinical trials...
  23. doi request reprint Inappropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks in MADIT II: frequency, mechanisms, predictors, and survival impact
    James P Daubert
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1357-65. 2008
    ..This study sought to identify the incidence and outcome related to inappropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) shocks, that is, those for nonventricular arrhythmias...
  24. ncbi request reprint Antiarrhythmic induced electrical storm in Brugada syndrome: a case report
    Sandeep Joshi
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 12:274-8. 2007
    ..We report a case of a BS diagnosed via procainamide challenge, the resultant near fatal electrical storm aggravated by amiodarone and the eventual resolution with isoproterenol...
  25. ncbi request reprint Robotically assisted left ventricular epicardial lead implantation for biventricular pacing
    Joseph J Derose
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1414-9. 2003
    ..Ventricular resynchronization might be achieved in a minimally invasive fashion using a robotically assisted, direct left ventricular (LV) epicardial approach...
  26. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiology: acute anterior wall myocardial infarction in a young male with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and myocardial bridging
    Sandeep Joshi
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Cardiol 28:491. 2005
  27. doi request reprint Cardioprotection with beta-blockers: myths, facts and Pascal's wager
    F H Messerli
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10019, USA
    J Intern Med 266:232-41. 2009
    ..Thus, recent evidence argues against universal cardioprotective properties of beta-blockers but attest to their usefulness for specific cardiovascular indications...
  28. ncbi request reprint Signal-averaged P-wave duration does not predict atrial fibrillation after thoracic surgery
    D Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 91:16-23. 1999
    ..The authors sought to determine whether a prolonged SAPWD alone or in combination with clinical or echocardiographic correlates predicts AF after elective noncardiac thoracic surgery...
  29. pmc Interaction of ischaemia and encainide/flecainide treatment: a proposed mechanism for the increased mortality in CAST I
    H M Greenberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Br Heart J 74:631-5. 1995
    ..To determine whether an interaction between encainide or flecainide and intercurrent ischaemia could account for the observed increase in cardiac and sudden deaths in the study group in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST) I...
  30. ncbi request reprint Time course of moricizine's effect on signal-averaged and 12 lead electrocardiograms: insights into mechanism of action
    M E Wechsler
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York
    J Am Coll Cardiol 17:1626-33. 1991
    ..Thus, dynamic changes were observed for intraventricular conduction (fQRS, QRS) and ventricular repolarization (JTc) over the dosing interval.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  31. ncbi request reprint Patterns of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Jacqueline E Tamis-Holland
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 11:139-44. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether AF characteristics were independently associated with postoperative length of stay (LOS)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy and risk of congestive heart failure or death in MADIT II patients with atrial fibrillation
    Wojciech Zareba
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:631-7. 2006
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) contributes to increased risk of morbidity and mortality. Data regarding the effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy in AF patients are limited...
  33. doi request reprint Ablation vs medical therapy in the setting of symptomatic atrial fibrillation and left ventricular dysfunction
    Andrew D Choi
    Al Sabah Arrhythmia Institute and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 16:10-4. 2010
    ..These provocative findings provide potent rationale for a randomized clinical trial comparing ablation with pharmacologic therapy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy with or without a defibrillator on survival and hospitalizations in patients with New York Heart Association class IV heart failure
    Joann Lindenfeld
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 E Ninth Ave, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Circulation 115:204-12. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the outcomes of NYHA class IV patients enrolled in the Comparison of Medical Therapy, Pacing, and Defibrillation in Heart Failure (COMPANION) trial to assess the potential benefits of CRT and CRT-D...
  35. doi request reprint Novel pathway for sudden cardiac death prevention
    Eyal Herzog
    Division of Cardiology Cardiac Care Unit, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:1-6. 2009
    ..We hope that this new novel pathway will help to bridge the gap between the complex guidelines and the actual clinical practice and will help to save many lives...
  36. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in the setting of permanent atrial fibrillation and heart failure
    Jayanthi N Koneru
    The Al Sabah Arrhythmia Institute, St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 23:9-15. 2008
    ..This review will summarize the current management strategies of atrial fibrillation in the setting of heart failure...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cardioversion in patients with left ventricular thrombus is not associated with increased thromboembolic risk
    Sripal Bangalore
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:438-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to define the incidence of systemic embolism after cardioversion in patients with left ventricular (LV) thrombus...
  38. ncbi request reprint Recurrence rate of atrial flutter after initial presentation in patients on drug treatment
    Anvar Babaev
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1122-4. 2003
    ..Radiofrequency ablation of AFl, which has an excellent safety record, should be evaluated as a first-line approach for most patients with AFl...
  39. ncbi request reprint Intracardiac ultrasound detection of thrombus on transseptal sheath: incidence, treatment, and prevention
    Kataneh Maleki
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:561-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess (1) the value of intracardiac ultrasound (ICUS) monitoring during LA ablation procedures, and (2) a new technique to reduce the risk of thrombus formation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass surgery
    J E Tamis-Holland
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:1884-8. 2000
    ..The study compared the adjusted risk for developing atrial fibrillation (AF) after minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass surgery (MIDCAB) and coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)...
  41. ncbi request reprint QT dispersion as a marker of risk in patients awaiting heart transplantation
    D J Pinsky
    Department of Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 29:1576-84. 1997
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Catheter cryoablation of supraventricular tachycardia: results of the multicenter prospective "frosty" trial
    Peter L Friedman
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:129-38. 2004
    ..To study the safety, efficacy, and mapping utility of a new cryoablation catheter...
  43. doi request reprint Long-term outcome following successful pulmonary vein isolation: pattern and prediction of very late recurrence
    Arti N Shah
    Al Sabah Arrhythmia Institute and Division of Cardiology, The St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:661-7. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the long-term outcome of the initial responders who experienced a prolonged AF-free complete response...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cardioversion of atrial fibrillation
    Subhashini A Gowda
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 48:88-107. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Termination of persistent atrial fibrillation resistant to cardioversion by a single radiofrequency application
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1420-3. 2003
    ..The observations and failure of repeated internal and external cardioversion suggest a rapidly firing arrhythmia focus sustaining atrial fibrillation amenable to curative pulmonary vein ablation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Role of electrophysiologic studies, signal-averaged electrocardiography, heart rate variability, T-wave alternans, and loop recorders for risk stratification of ventricular arrhythmias
    Shahriar Iravanian
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 14:16-9. 2005
    ..The utility, indications, and limitations of each test in clinical practice are discussed, especially for the purpose of postmyocardial infarction risk stratification in the elderly population...
  47. ncbi request reprint Anatomic substrate, procedural results, and clinical outcome of ultrasound-guided left atrial-pulmonary vein disconnection for treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:871-5. 2005
    ..During a follow-up of 549 +/- 330 days after ablation, the AF-free survival rate was 80% and comparable in paroxysmal and persistent AF. PV stenosis was detected in only 1 asymptomatic patient, who required no intervention...
  48. doi request reprint Prevalence, predictors, and prognosis of atrial fibrillation early after pulmonary vein isolation: findings from 3 months of continuous automatic ECG loop recordings
    Sandeep Joshi
    The Al Sabah Arrhythmia Institute and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:1089-94. 2009
    ..This study characterizes early recurrences and determines implications of early AF following PVI...
  49. ncbi request reprint Acute conversion of persistent atrial fibrillation during dofetilide initiation
    Delia Cotiga
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1527-30. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that the acute pharmacological conversion rate of D is higher than previously reported if used in a healthier cohort of patients with persistent AF...
  50. ncbi request reprint Activation of the endogenous coagulation system in patients with atrial flutter: relationship to echocardiographic markers of thromboembolic risk
    Ganesh S Kamath
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospitals, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Cardiol J 17:390-6. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Very late recurrences of atrial fibrillation after pulmonary vein isolation
    Eitan M Klein
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:40-4. 2010
    ..These recurrences have important clinical implications in the care of patients, specifically with regard to the increased risk of stroke associated with AF...
  52. doi request reprint The utility of 12-lead Holter monitoring in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation for the identification of nonresponders after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Ganesh S Kamath
    Al Sabah Arrhythmia Institute and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1050-5. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine the incidence of ineffective capture using 12-lead Holter monitoring and to assess whether this affects response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  53. doi request reprint Dexmedetomidine sedation leading to refractory cardiogenic shock
    Tina C Sichrovsky
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center Columbia University, 1111, Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:1784-6. 2008
    ..We postulate that, in certain susceptible individuals, dexmedetomidine may lead to terminal complications. We therefore urge caution about using dexmedetomidine in the electrophysiology laboratory...
  54. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and obesity--results of a meta-analysis
    Nikolas Wanahita
    Division of Cardiology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 155:310-5. 2008
    ..However, the role of obesity as a risk factor for the development of AF is unknown. The study aims to evaluate the role of obesity as a risk factor for the development of AF...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and hypertensive heart disease are associated with increased ostial pulmonary vein diameter
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:2-5. 2005
    ..We sought to investigate ostial PV anatomy in patients with and without AF with the goal of characterizing the relationship to hypertension and cardiovascular disease...
  56. ncbi request reprint The rationale for nontransvenous leads and cardiac resynchronization devices
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:2211-2. 2003
  57. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of cardiac contractility modulation in patients with systolic heart failure: rationale, design, and baseline patient characteristics
    William T Abraham
    The Ohio State University Heart Center, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Columbus, OH 43210 1252, USA
    Am Heart J 156:641-648.e1. 2008
    ..Baseline characteristics for patients randomized in this trial are also presented...
  58. ncbi request reprint The World Trade Center attack: increased frequency of defibrillator shocks for ventricular arrhythmias in patients living remotely from New York City
    Omer L Shedd
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Malcolm Randall Veteran Affairs Medical Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1265-7. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of robotically assisted left ventricular epicardial leads for cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Sandeep Joshi
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2358-9. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Reduction in ventricular tachyarrhythmias with statins in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial (MADIT)-II
    Anant K Vyas
    Heart Research Follow up Program of the Cardiology Unit of the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:769-73. 2006
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic sequelae of ventricular dyssynchrony
    Angelo Auricchio
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 48:227-31. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in the antiarrhythmics versus implantable defibrillators trial: impact of therapy and influence of adverse symptoms and defibrillator shocks
    Eleanor B Schron
    Clinical Trials Group, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Circulation 105:589-94. 2002
    ..However, the relative impact of these therapies on self-perceived quality of life (QoL) is unknown...
  63. ncbi request reprint Driving and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks for ventricular arrhythmias: results from the TOVA study
    Christine M Albert
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Division of Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 1204, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2233-40. 2007
    ..This study examined the risk of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) shocks for ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF) associated with driving...
  64. ncbi request reprint Percent right ventricular pacing predicts outcomes in the DAVID trial
    Arjun D Sharma
    Regional Cardiology Associates, Sacramento, California 95819, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:830-4. 2005
    ..Pacing was more frequent in the DDDR group...
  65. ncbi request reprint Postoperative atrial fibrillation: a billion-dollar problem
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1001-3. 2004
  66. doi request reprint Echocardiography for cardiac resynchronization therapy: recommendations for performance and reporting--a report from the American Society of Echocardiography Dyssynchrony Writing Group endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society
    John Gorcsan
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2582, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:191-213. 2008
    ..Since this is rapidly changing field with new information being added frequently, future modification and refinements in approach are anticipated to continue...
  67. ncbi request reprint Magnetocardiography throws its hat in the ring
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:402-4. 2006