Melissa H Kong

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Addressing disparities in sudden cardiac arrest care and the underutilization of effective therapies
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 160:605-18. 2010
  2. pmc Systematic review of the incidence of sudden cardiac death in the United States
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:794-801. 2011
  3. pmc Efficacy of adjunctive ablation of complex fractionated atrial electrograms and pulmonary vein isolation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke University Medical Center, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Section of the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, DUMC Box 31294, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Europace 13:193-204. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Surgical Maze procedure as a treatment for atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cardiovasc Ther 28:311-26. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for primary prevention in older patients: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Cardiol J 18:503-14. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Pulmonary vein isolation for the maintenance of sinus rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials
    Jonathan P Piccini
    Division of Cardiology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:626-33. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Clinical problem-solving. A key miscommunication--an 81-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with increasing abdominal distention, nausea, and vomiting
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1054-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Is rhythm-control superior to rate-control in patients with atrial fibrillation and diastolic heart failure?
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 15:209-17. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in patients >or=65 years of age
    Gillian D Sanders
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 160:122-31. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes registry for better informed treatment of atrial fibrillation: rationale and design of ORBIT-AF
    Jonathan P Piccini
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 162:606-612.e1. 2011

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Addressing disparities in sudden cardiac arrest care and the underutilization of effective therapies
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 160:605-18. 2010
    ..This article summarizes the discussions that occurred at the meeting...
  2. pmc Systematic review of the incidence of sudden cardiac death in the United States
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:794-801. 2011
    ..S. population...
  3. pmc Efficacy of adjunctive ablation of complex fractionated atrial electrograms and pulmonary vein isolation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke University Medical Center, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Section of the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, DUMC Box 31294, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Europace 13:193-204. 2011
    ..The ablation of complex fractionated atrial electrograms (CFAEs) has been proposed as an adjunctive strategy to improve the maintenance of sinus rhythm after PVI. Our objective was to analyse the efficacy of adjunctive CFAE ablation...
  4. doi request reprint Surgical Maze procedure as a treatment for atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cardiovasc Ther 28:311-26. 2010
    ..Large RCTs defining rates of freedom from AF without AADs postprocedure, are still needed to evaluate outcomes and determine the appropriate role for surgical Maze procedures in the management of AF...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for primary prevention in older patients: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Cardiol J 18:503-14. 2011
    ..We evaluate the published data on ICD efficacy at reducing all-cause mortality in patients ≥ 65 years and in patients ≥ 75 years...
  6. doi request reprint Pulmonary vein isolation for the maintenance of sinus rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials
    Jonathan P Piccini
    Division of Cardiology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:626-33. 2009
    ..The efficacy and safety of pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) compared with medical therapy remain in question...
  7. doi request reprint Clinical problem-solving. A key miscommunication--an 81-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with increasing abdominal distention, nausea, and vomiting
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1054-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Is rhythm-control superior to rate-control in patients with atrial fibrillation and diastolic heart failure?
    Melissa H Kong
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 15:209-17. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine whether patients with AF and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (EF) survive longer with rhythm versus rate-control strategy...
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in patients >or=65 years of age
    Gillian D Sanders
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 160:122-31. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the cost-effectiveness of ICD therapy in at-risk patients >or=65 years old...
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes registry for better informed treatment of atrial fibrillation: rationale and design of ORBIT-AF
    Jonathan P Piccini
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 162:606-612.e1. 2011
    ..Data on contemporary treatment patterns and outcomes associated with AF in clinical practice are limited...