David J Wilber

Summary

Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Spatial resolution of pacemapping and activation mapping in patients with idiopathic right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia
    Koji Azegami
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:823-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Time dependence of mortality risk and defibrillator benefit after myocardial infarction
    David J Wilber
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill 60153, USA
    Circulation 109:1082-4. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of antiarrhythmic drug therapy and radiofrequency catheter ablation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a randomized controlled trial
    David J Wilber
    Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S First Ave, Bldg 110, Room 6232, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    JAMA 303:333-40. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of statins and renin-angiotensin system blockers on atrial fibrillation recurrence following antral pulmonary vein isolation
    M Obadah Al Chekakie
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:942-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Time dependence of defibrillator benefit after coronary revascularization in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial (MADIT)-II
    Ilan Goldenberg
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1811-7. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Prospective study of atrial fibrillation termination during ablation guided by automated detection of fractionated electrograms
    Michael Porter
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:613-20. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Electroanatomic mapping of postpacing intervals clarifies the complete active circuit and variants in atrial flutter
    Peter A Santucci
    Division of Cardiology, Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:1586-95. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Pericardial fat is independently associated with human atrial fibrillation
    M Obadah Al Chekakie
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:784-8. 2010
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spatial resolution of pacemapping and activation mapping in patients with idiopathic right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia
    Koji Azegami
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:823-9. 2005
    ..A direct comparison of the two techniques has not been undertaken...
  3. ncbi request reprint Time dependence of mortality risk and defibrillator benefit after myocardial infarction
    David J Wilber
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill 60153, USA
    Circulation 109:1082-4. 2004
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of antiarrhythmic drug therapy and radiofrequency catheter ablation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a randomized controlled trial
    David J Wilber
    Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S First Ave, Bldg 110, Room 6232, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    JAMA 303:333-40. 2010
    ..Antiarrhythmic drugs are commonly used for prevention of recurrent atrial fibrillation (AF) despite inconsistent efficacy and frequent adverse effects. Catheter ablation has been proposed as an alternative treatment for paroxysmal AF...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of statins and renin-angiotensin system blockers on atrial fibrillation recurrence following antral pulmonary vein isolation
    M Obadah Al Chekakie
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:942-6. 2007
    ..We aimed to examine the effects of statins, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-I), and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) on the recurrence rate of AF following ablation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Time dependence of defibrillator benefit after coronary revascularization in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial (MADIT)-II
    Ilan Goldenberg
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1811-7. 2006
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Prospective study of atrial fibrillation termination during ablation guided by automated detection of fractionated electrograms
    Michael Porter
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:613-20. 2008
    ..Current assessment of CFAE is subjective; automated detection algorithms may improve reproducibility, but their utility in guiding ablation has not been tested...
  8. doi request reprint Electroanatomic mapping of postpacing intervals clarifies the complete active circuit and variants in atrial flutter
    Peter A Santucci
    Division of Cardiology, Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:1586-95. 2009
    ..However, analysis of the upper portion of the annulus by postpacing interval after entrainment sometimes suggests it is outside the circuit. Details on the true active circuit are limited, particularly in the upper portions...
  9. doi request reprint Pericardial fat is independently associated with human atrial fibrillation
    M Obadah Al Chekakie
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:784-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between atrial fibrillation (AF) and pericardial fat...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction in heart failure identifies responders to cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Joseph G Akar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:1229-35. 2008
    ..The presence of endothelial dysfunction is associated with increased heart failure mortality. Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) improves heart failure outcomes; however, current guidelines do not adequately identify responders to CRT...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical course and implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in postinfarction women with severe left ventricular dysfunction
    Wojciech Zareba
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642 8653, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1265-70. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk of cardiac events and effects of ICD therapy in women as compared to men enrolled in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial II (MADIT II)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic epicardial left ventricular tachycardia originating remote from the sinus of Valsalva: electrophysiological characteristics, catheter ablation, and identification from the 12-lead electrocardiogram
    David V Daniels
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Circulation 113:1659-66. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Ethanol septal ablation for refractory ventricular tachycardia
    Ravi K Ramana
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:E142-5. 2007
    ..Therefore, this case presents a rare opportunity to review the use of ESA for refractory VT and an excellent opportunity to review the acute pathologic and histologic changes induced by ESA...
  15. ncbi request reprint Influence of age and gender on the mechanism of supraventricular tachycardia
    Michael J Porter
    Loyola Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:393-6. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of age and gender on the mechanism of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)...
  16. doi request reprint Prospective study of cardiac sarcoid mimicking arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
    Smit C Vasaiwala
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:473-6. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Substrate-based endocardial ablation of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
    Saumil Oza
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:607-9. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Surface electrocardiographic patterns and electrophysiologic characteristics of atrial flutter following modified radiofrequency MAZE procedures
    Joseph G Akar
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:349-55. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the location, ECG patterns, and electrophysiological characteristics of post-radiofrequency MAZE atrial flutter...
  19. doi request reprint Acute onset human atrial fibrillation is associated with local cardiac platelet activation and endothelial dysfunction
    Joseph G Akar
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1790-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether acute onset atrial fibrillation (AF), independent of other risk factors, predisposes to an early prothrombotic state...
  20. ncbi request reprint Electroanatomic mapping of the right ventricle in a patient with a giant epsilon wave, ventricular tachycardia, and cardiac sarcoidosis
    Peter A Santucci
    Loyola Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1091-4. 2004
    ..Electroanatomic mapping was used to characterize the right ventricular substrate abnormalities and to decipher the specific activation abnormalities responsible for the ECG findings...
  21. doi request reprint Newly diagnosed arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia in an octogenarian
    Joseph G Akar
    Division of Cardiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1316-8. 2008
    ..This case report represents the oldest patient to date to have a newly established diagnosis of ARVD/C and highlights the difficulty in making the diagnosis in the elderly...
  22. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias: targets, tactics, and tools
    Jeffrey R Winterfield
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 28:344-53. 2013
    ..Management requires catheter ablation procedures for effective suppression of the arrhythmia...
  23. doi request reprint Safety of the open-irrigated ablation catheter for radiofrequency ablation: safety analysis from six clinical studies
    Albert L Waldo
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:1081-9. 2012
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  24. 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)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ablation of idiopathic right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia: current perspectives
    Sandeep Joshi
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:S52-8. 2005
    ..In experienced centers, major complications are <or=1% and outcomes should approach those obtained for the common forms of supraventricular tachycardia...
  26. doi request reprint Neurologic complications of catheter ablation/defibrillators/pacemakers
    Smit C Vasaiwala
    Cardiovascular Institute, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 119:151-60. 2014
    ..The focus of this chapter is discussion of the neurologic complications involved with catheter ablation, pacemaker and defibrillation implantation, with the focus on timely diagnosis, and management strategies. ..
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ablation of epicardial macroreentrant ventricular tachycardia associated with idiopathic nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy by a percutaneous transthoracic approach
    Vijendra Swarup
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1164-8. 2002
    ..VT terminated at the onset of low-power radiofrequency application to the central isthmus of the circuit. VT was no longer induced and did not recur during long-term follow-up...
  29. pmc Prognostic importance of defibrillator shocks in patients with heart failure
    Jeanne E Poole
    Division of Cardiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356422, Seattle, WA 98195 6422, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1009-17. 2008
    ..e., prevention of a first life-threatening arrhythmic event) may later receive therapeutic shocks from the ICD. Information about long-term prognosis after ICD therapy in such patients is limited...
  30. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic imaging: new tool for interventional electrophysiology, or just another pretty picture?
    David J Wilber
    Heart Rhythm 4:1085-6. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint A novel mesh electrode catheter for mapping and radiofrequency delivery at the left atrium-pulmonary vein junction: a single-catheter approach to pulmonary vein antrum isolation
    Mauricio S Arruda
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:206-11. 2007
    ..Current catheter technology usually requires the use of a multielectrode catheter for mapping in addition to the ablation catheter...
  32. ncbi request reprint Linear ablation for atrial fibrillation: have we come full circle?
    David J Wilber
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1283-5. 2003
  33. doi request reprint No benefit from defibrillation threshold testing in the SCD-HeFT (Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial)
    Joseph A Blatt
    Department of Cardiology, University of Washington, Box 356422, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:551-6. 2008
    ..This study investigated whether defibrillation threshold (DFT) testing during implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation predicts clinical outcomes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pacing for prevention of ventricular arrhythmias: time for a pause
    David J Wilber
    Heart Rhythm 3:581-2. 2006
  35. 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
  36. ncbi request reprint Vagal stimulation and atrial fibrillation: experimental models and clinical uncertainties
    David J Wilber
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1280-2. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Implementation of MADIT and MUSTT in clinical practice: results of an international survey
    Seah Nisam
    Guidant Europe NV SA, Park Lane, Culliganlaan 2B, 1831 Diegem, Belgium
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 7:399-405. 2002
    ..Both demonstrated that implantable cardioverter defibrillators reduce all-cause mortality by over 50% in high risk patients without previous sustained arrhythmias...