S L Higgins

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The first year experience with the dual chamber ICD
    S L Higgins
    Scripps Memorial Hospital Regional Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, La Jolla 92037, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:18-25. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint The dark side of the new era
    Steven L Higgins
    Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:459-60. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy for the treatment of heart failure in patients with intraventricular conduction delay and malignant ventricular tachyarrhythmias
    Steven L Higgins
    Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92038 0028, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1454-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Biventricular pacing diminishes the need for implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy. Ventak CHF Investigators
    S L Higgins
    Electrophysiology Service, Scripps Memorial Hospitals, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:824-7. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of biphasic and monophasic shocks for external defibrillation. Physio-Control Biphasic Investigators
    S L Higgins
    Arrhythmia Service, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 4:305-13. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Multicenter automatic defibrillator implantation trial-cardiac resynchronization therapy (MADIT-CRT): design and clinical protocol
    Arthur J Moss
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 10:34-43. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The Low Energy Safety Study (LESS): rationale, design, patient characteristics, and device utilization
    David E Mann
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
    Am Heart J 143:199-204. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic implantation of a defibrillator in patients with myocardial infarction and reduced ejection fraction
    Arthur J Moss
    Cardiology Unit of the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:877-83. 2002
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of lower-energy biphasic shocks for transthoracic defibrillation: a follow-up clinical study
    Steven L Higgins
    Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:262-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint The first year experience with the dual chamber ICD
    S L Higgins
    Scripps Memorial Hospital Regional Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, La Jolla 92037, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:18-25. 2000
    ..In its first year, the dual chamber ICD has become a common device at our institution comprising 55% of new implants. As experience grows, we anticipate similar usage at most institutions...
  2. ncbi request reprint The dark side of the new era
    Steven L Higgins
    Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:459-60. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy for the treatment of heart failure in patients with intraventricular conduction delay and malignant ventricular tachyarrhythmias
    Steven L Higgins
    Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92038 0028, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1454-9. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to assess the safety and effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) when combined with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Biventricular pacing diminishes the need for implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy. Ventak CHF Investigators
    S L Higgins
    Electrophysiology Service, Scripps Memorial Hospitals, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:824-7. 2000
    ..We reviewed the frequency of therapy in patients, serving as their own controls, who were enrolled in the Ventak CHF (congestive heart failure) biventricular pacing study...
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of biphasic and monophasic shocks for external defibrillation. Physio-Control Biphasic Investigators
    S L Higgins
    Arrhythmia Service, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 4:305-13. 2000
    ..This prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical trial compared the first-shock efficacies of 200-joule (J) BTE, 130-J BTE, and 200-J monophasic damped sine wave shocks...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multicenter automatic defibrillator implantation trial-cardiac resynchronization therapy (MADIT-CRT): design and clinical protocol
    Arthur J Moss
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 10:34-43. 2005
    ..30), and prolonged intraventricular conduction (QRS duration>or=130 ms)...
  7. ncbi request reprint The Low Energy Safety Study (LESS): rationale, design, patient characteristics, and device utilization
    David E Mann
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
    Am Heart J 143:199-204. 2002
    ..The Low Energy Safety Study (LESS) tests the hypothesis that programming shocks to lower energy margins is safe and effective...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic implantation of a defibrillator in patients with myocardial infarction and reduced ejection fraction
    Arthur J Moss
    Cardiology Unit of the Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:877-83. 2002
    ..This randomized trial was designed to evaluate the effect of an implantable defibrillator on survival in such patients...
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of lower-energy biphasic shocks for transthoracic defibrillation: a follow-up clinical study
    Steven L Higgins
    Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:262-7. 2004
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  11. 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...