Anne B Curtis

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical competency statement: Training pathways for implantation of cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization devices
    Anne B Curtis
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:371-5. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors that influence response to treatment strategies in atrial fibrillation: the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) study
    Anne B Curtis
    University of Florida, Box 100277, 1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Am Heart J 149:645-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Ventricular reverse remodeling and 6-month outcomes in patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy: analysis of the MIRACLE study
    Gregory W Woo
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:107-13. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Do positive health expectations and optimism relate to quality-of-life outcomes for the patient with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator?
    Samuel F Sears
    Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:324-31. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of heart failure after cardiac resynchronization therapy: integrating advanced heart failure treatment with optimal device function
    Juan M Aranda
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2193-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Current of injury predicts adequate active lead fixation in permanent pacemaker/defibrillation leads
    Sherry J Saxonhouse
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0277, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:412-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Rapid achievement of therapeutic anticoagulation positively affects outcome in patients undergoing cardioversion for persistent atrial fibrillation
    Ray Cutro
    University of Florida, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of Medicine, Clinical Electrophysiology Section, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:78-82. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with abandonment of a rate-control or a rhythm-control strategy for the management of atrial fibrillation in the AFFIRM study
    Anne B Curtis
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Am Heart J 149:304-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure and conduction abnormalities other than left bundle-branch block: analysis of the Multicenter InSync Randomized Clinical Evaluation (MIRACLE)
    Juan M Aranda
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:678-82. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Dense right-sided hemiparesis in a 36-year-old woman
    Anne B Curtis
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida, 1600 SE Archer Rd, POB 100277, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Circulation 112:e67. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical competency statement: Training pathways for implantation of cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization devices
    Anne B Curtis
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:371-5. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors that influence response to treatment strategies in atrial fibrillation: the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) study
    Anne B Curtis
    University of Florida, Box 100277, 1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Am Heart J 149:645-9. 2005
    ..The primary outcome of the trial showed no overall difference in survival between strategies. However, there may be important patient subgroups for which there are identifiable differences in outcome with 1 of the 2 strategies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ventricular reverse remodeling and 6-month outcomes in patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy: analysis of the MIRACLE study
    Gregory W Woo
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:107-13. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Do positive health expectations and optimism relate to quality-of-life outcomes for the patient with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator?
    Samuel F Sears
    Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:324-31. 2004
    ..This study examined the "resilience factors" of positive health expectations and global optimism prospectively using the general quality-of-life (QOL) scores of newly implanted ICD patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of heart failure after cardiac resynchronization therapy: integrating advanced heart failure treatment with optimal device function
    Juan M Aranda
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2193-8. 2005
    ..This algorithm represents a new, comprehensive, collaborative approach between the HF and electrophysiology specialists to further improve and sustain outcomes in the field of CRT...
  6. ncbi request reprint Current of injury predicts adequate active lead fixation in permanent pacemaker/defibrillation leads
    Sherry J Saxonhouse
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0277, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:412-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether current of injury can guide adequate placement of active-fixation pacing leads...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rapid achievement of therapeutic anticoagulation positively affects outcome in patients undergoing cardioversion for persistent atrial fibrillation
    Ray Cutro
    University of Florida, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of Medicine, Clinical Electrophysiology Section, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:78-82. 2006
    ..Achievement of adequate anticoagulation often takes longer than 3 weeks, increasing the time to cardioversion...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with abandonment of a rate-control or a rhythm-control strategy for the management of atrial fibrillation in the AFFIRM study
    Anne B Curtis
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Am Heart J 149:304-8. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study was to determine the clinical factors that were associated with abandonment of a rate-control or a rhythm-control strategy in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure and conduction abnormalities other than left bundle-branch block: analysis of the Multicenter InSync Randomized Clinical Evaluation (MIRACLE)
    Juan M Aranda
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:678-82. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Dense right-sided hemiparesis in a 36-year-old woman
    Anne B Curtis
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida, 1600 SE Archer Rd, POB 100277, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Circulation 112:e67. 2005
  11. doi request reprint More reasons why men and women are not the same (gender differences in electrophysiology and arrhythmias)
    Michael J Yarnoz
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1291-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the goal of this review is to summarize the currently available published reports regarding gender differences in cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmias and to provide an update from recent studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Women and the implantable cardioverter defibrillator: a lifespan perspective on key psychosocial issues
    Robyn L Walker
    University of Florida, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:543-6. 2004
    ..In the absence of complete empirical research data on the impact of these concerns, hypotheses to test in future research are offered...
  13. ncbi request reprint Highlights of Heart Rhythm 2004, the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society: May 19 to 22, 2004, in San Francisco, California
    Anne B Curtis
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida, 1600 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1550-6. 2004
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Contribution of frequency-augmented inward Ca2+ current to myocardial contractility
    Leonard D Parilak
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 87:69-75. 2009
    ....
  15. 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
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Images in Cardiology: Inappropriate firing of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator due to 60 cycle noise
    Farahnaz R Angella
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Clin Cardiol 25:304. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Addendum to the clinical competency statement: training pathways for implantation of cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization devices
    John D Day
    Utah Cardiovascular Research Institute, Utah Heart Clinic, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:1161-3. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint The defibrillation safety margin of patients receiving ICDs: a matter of definition
    S Serge Barold
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:881-2. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Why cardioverter-defibrillator implantation might not be the best idea for your elderly patient
    Michael J Yarnoz
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:367-71. 2006
    ..In this paper, the authors review the available scientific literature and discuss why mainstream ICD use in the elderly may not be advisable...
  20. ncbi request reprint Addendum to "Personal and public safety issues related to arrhythmias that may affect consciousness: implications for regulation and physician recommendations: a medical/scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the North American
    Andrew E Epstein
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Circulation 115:1170-6. 2007
    ..3) Patients with ICDs for primary prevention must be instructed that impairment of consciousness is a possible future event. (4) These recommendations do not apply to the licensing of commercial drivers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Are women worldwide under-treated with regard to cardiac resynchronization and sudden death prevention?
    Anne B Curtis
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida, 12901 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, MDC 87, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 17:169-75. 2006
    ..In fact, device therapy overall appears to be under-utilized in both men and women, when implantation rates are compared to the prevalence of heart failure in the population as a whole...
  22. ncbi request reprint Addendum to "Personal and Public Safety Issues Related to Arrhythmias That May Affect Consciousness: Implications for Regulation and Physician Recommendations. A medical/scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the North American
    Andrew E Epstein
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:386-93. 2007
    ..3) Patients with ICDs for primary prevention must be instructed that impairment of consciousness is a possible future event. (4) These recommendations do not apply to the licensing of commercial drivers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Defibrillator implantation without induction of ventricular fibrillation: good enough?
    Anne B Curtis
    Circulation 115:2370-2. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Preventing tomorrow's sudden cardiac death today: part II: Translating sudden cardiac death risk assessment strategies into practice and policy
    Gillian D Sanders
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 153:951-9. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Demise of the routine electrophysiologic study for survivors of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias
    Anne B Curtis
    Am Heart J 144:380-2. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Defibrillation threshold testing in implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: might less be more than enough?
    Anne B Curtis
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:557-8. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Sex-based differences in cardiac resynchronization therapy and implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapies: effectiveness and use
    Michael J Yarnoz
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cardiol Rev 14:292-8. 2006
    ..These results support equal use of ICDs and CRT in men and women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Recommendations from the Heart Rhythm Society Task Force on Device Performance Policies and Guidelines Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and the American Heart Association (AHA) and the International Coalition of Pacing and
    Mark D Carlson
    University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University, OH, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:1250-73. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy 101: if it's not late, pacing it early won't help
    Anne B Curtis
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:70-1. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Experience counts better patient outcomes with higher device volumes
    Anne B Curtis
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1541-2. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevention of sudden cardiac death: when is a woman just like a man?
    Anne B Curtis
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:999-1001. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Microvolt T-wave alternans and the risk of death or sustained ventricular arrhythmias in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Daniel M Bloomfield
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:456-63. 2006
    ..This study hypothesized that microvolt T-wave alternans (MTWA) improves selection of patients for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) prophylaxis, especially by identifying patients who are not likely to benefit...
  33. ncbi request reprint Filling the need for new antiarrhythmic drugs to prevent shocks from implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Anne B Curtis
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:44-6. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter defibrillator implant-explant-implant case study: addressing the psychological adjustment to multiple shocks
    Adrienne H Kovacs
    College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Clinical Health Psychology University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Clin Cardiol 29:274-6. 2006
    ..Treatment included the provision of comprehensive medical, nursing, and psychological care, with emphasis on patient autonomy and respect for the patient's experience...
  35. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/ESC 2006 guidelines for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation-executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the European Society of Cardiology Commi
    Valentin Fuster
    American College of Cardiology, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:1979-2030. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of the 12-lead electrocardiogram during conventional and biventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Cardiol Clin 24:471-90, x. 2006
    ..Such an arrangement would improve the care of pacemaker patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of surgical revascularization in patients with coronary artery disease and ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation in the Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) Registry
    James R Cook
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Am Heart J 143:821-6. 2002
    ..The magnitude of benefit attributed to revascularization has varied by study, and the use of adjunct implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy has not been well-characterized...