Usha B Tedrow

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Apical left ventricular aneurysm presenting with malignant ventricular tachycardia responsive to aneurysmectomy
    U Tedrow
    Heart 91:623. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Relation of right ventricular peak systolic pressure to major adverse events in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Usha B Tedrow
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1737-40. 2006
  3. pmc The long- and short-term impact of elevated body mass index on the risk of new atrial fibrillation the WHS (women's health study)
    Usha B Tedrow
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2319-27. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Activation sequence modification during cardiac resynchronization by manipulation of left ventricular epicardial pacing stimulus strength
    Usha B Tedrow
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:65-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Strategies for epicardial mapping and ablation of ventricular tachycardia
    Usha Tedrow
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:710-3. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Transcoronary ethanol ablation for recurrent ventricular tachycardia after failed catheter ablation: an update
    Michifumi Tokuda
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:889-96. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in nonischemic heart disease
    Michifumi Tokuda
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:992-1000. 2012
  8. pmc Acute failure of catheter ablation for ventricular tachycardia due to structural heart disease: causes and significance
    Michifumi Tokuda
    Arrhythmia Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000072. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Ventricular tachycardia arising from the aortomitral continuity in structural heart disease: characteristics and therapeutic considerations for an anatomically challenging area of origin
    Daniel Steven
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:660-6. 2009
  10. pmc Direct comparison of adjacent endocardial and epicardial electrograms: implications for substrate mapping
    Michifumi Tokuda
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000215. 2013

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Apical left ventricular aneurysm presenting with malignant ventricular tachycardia responsive to aneurysmectomy
    U Tedrow
    Heart 91:623. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Relation of right ventricular peak systolic pressure to major adverse events in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Usha B Tedrow
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1737-40. 2006
    ..22, 95% confidence interval 1.54 to 11.6) remained significant. In conclusion, despite resynchronization, patients with high RV pressures have significantly decreased survival after adjusting for significant contributing influences...
  3. pmc The long- and short-term impact of elevated body mass index on the risk of new atrial fibrillation the WHS (women's health study)
    Usha B Tedrow
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2319-27. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the relationship between changes in body mass index (BMI) and incident atrial fibrillation (AF) in a large cohort of women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Activation sequence modification during cardiac resynchronization by manipulation of left ventricular epicardial pacing stimulus strength
    Usha B Tedrow
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:65-9. 2007
    ..That increases in stimulus strength (SS) can affect VA has been demonstrated previously in cardiomyopathy patients undergoing ablation...
  5. doi request reprint Strategies for epicardial mapping and ablation of ventricular tachycardia
    Usha Tedrow
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:710-3. 2009
    ..Potential risks include risk of injury to an epicardial coronary artery, the phrenic nerve, subdiaphragmatic vessels, and right ventricle. We describe the indications for and approach to catheter ablation of VT for the pericardial space...
  6. doi request reprint Transcoronary ethanol ablation for recurrent ventricular tachycardia after failed catheter ablation: an update
    Michifumi Tokuda
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:889-96. 2011
    ..After encouraging results with transcoronary ethanol ablation (TCEA), we began offering TCEA routinely when endocardial and epicardial RFCA failed or a deep intramural substrate was likely...
  7. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in nonischemic heart disease
    Michifumi Tokuda
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:992-1000. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the outcomes after catheter ablation for nonischemic VT in a large cohort and to compare the electrophysiological findings and outcomes according to the type of underlying disease...
  8. pmc Acute failure of catheter ablation for ventricular tachycardia due to structural heart disease: causes and significance
    Michifumi Tokuda
    Arrhythmia Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000072. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to identify causes for failure in patients with structural heart disease and to assess the relation of this acute outcome to longer-term management and outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Ventricular tachycardia arising from the aortomitral continuity in structural heart disease: characteristics and therapeutic considerations for an anatomically challenging area of origin
    Daniel Steven
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:660-6. 2009
    ..There is a paucity of data on the contribution of this region to VTs in patients with structural heart disease...
  10. pmc Direct comparison of adjacent endocardial and epicardial electrograms: implications for substrate mapping
    Michifumi Tokuda
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000215. 2013
    ..This study compares the characteristics of electrograms at endocardial sites adjacent to abnormal epicardial sites...
  11. doi request reprint Incidence and predictors of major complications from contemporary catheter ablation to treat cardiac arrhythmias
    Marius Bohnen
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1661-6. 2011
    ..Updated understanding of the risks of catheter ablation is important because techniques have evolved for procedures treating non-life-threatening as well as potentially lethal arrhythmias...
  12. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular dysfunction and adverse outcome in patients with advanced heart failure
    Michael E Field
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Card Fail 12:616-20. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Percutaneous access of the epicardial space for mapping ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias in patients with and without prior cardiac surgery
    Kurt C Roberts-Thomson
    Department of Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:406-11. 2010
    ..There is a paucity of data on the success rates of achieving percutaneous epicardial access in different groups of patients...
  14. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic left ventricular scar burden predicts clinical outcomes following infarct-related ventricular tachycardia ablation
    Pipin Kojodjojo
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:1119-24. 2013
    ..Whether the amount of left ventricular scar (LVS) affects outcomes after VT ablation is not known...
  15. doi request reprint Ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death
    Roy M John
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 380:1520-9. 2012
    ..Advances in understanding of genetic arrhythmia syndromes and in technology for mapping and ablation of ventricular arrhythmias, and enhanced algorithms in implantable devices for rhythm management, have contributed to improved outcomes...
  16. doi request reprint Role of repeat procedures for catheter ablation of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
    Ioanna Kosmidou
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1516-22. 2011
    ..In patients with ischemic heart disease, ventricular tachycardia (VT) is associated with increased mortality and morbidity. Catheter ablation is useful for reducing VT therapies but remains challenging, and recurrences are common...
  17. doi request reprint Outcomes of cardiac perforation complicating catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias
    Michifumi Tokuda
    Arrhythmia Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:660-6. 2011
    ..The study aims to investigate the incidence, management, and hospital outcomes of cardiac perforation complicating catheter ablation for ventricular arrhythmias...
  18. doi request reprint Substrate characterization and catheter ablation for monomorphic ventricular tachycardia in patients with apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Keiichi Inada
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Division, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:41-8. 2011
    ..VT Ablation in Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. ..
  19. pmc Influence of systolic and diastolic blood pressure on the risk of incident atrial fibrillation in women
    David Conen
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 119:2146-52. 2009
    ..The influence of systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) on incident atrial fibrillation (AF) is not well studied among initially healthy, middle-aged women...
  20. doi request reprint QRS characteristics fail to reliably identify ventricular tachycardias that require epicardial ablation in ischemic heart disease
    Martin Martinek
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:188-93. 2012
    ..We tested proposed algorithms for idiopathic and nonischemic tachycardias for their ability to identify epicardial LV-VT origins...
  21. doi request reprint Relation of high-pass filtered unipolar electrograms to bipolar electrograms during ventricular mapping
    Keiichi Inada
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:157-63. 2012
    ..Unipolar recordings are not subject to directional influence. We hypothesized that high-pass filtered unipolar EGs would provide similar information to bipolar EGs, without potential errors related to wavefront direction...
  22. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up in patients with presumptive Brugada syndrome treated with implanted defibrillators
    Daniel Steven
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:1115-9. 2011
    ..Risk stratification for patients with suspected Brugada syndrome (BS) remains difficult. Implantation of cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) in high-risk patients provides continuous long-term arrhythmia protection...
  23. doi request reprint Coronary artery injury due to catheter ablation in adults: presentations and outcomes
    Kurt C Roberts-Thomson
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 120:1465-73. 2009
    ..Currently, only anecdotal information exists on the presentation and outcome of coronary arterial injury after ablation procedures...
  24. doi request reprint Resetting criteria during ventricular overdrive pacing successfully differentiate orthodromic reentrant tachycardia from atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia despite interobserver disagreement concerning QRS fusion
    Jonathan Z Rosman
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:2-7. 2011
    ..The end of the TZ is marked by the first beat with a stable QRS morphology but is a subjective assessment. Disagreement concerning this beat may change tachycardia diagnosis...
  25. doi request reprint Ventricular tachycardia ablation: evolution of patients and procedures over 8 years
    Frederic Sacher
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 1:153-61. 2008
    ..We investigated the substrate, procedure, and outcome evolution of all patients referred for VT ablation during the past 8 years...
  26. doi request reprint Mortality and safety of catheter ablation for antiarrhythmic drug-refractory ventricular tachycardia in elderly patients with coronary artery disease
    Keiichi Inada
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:740-4. 2010
    ..Radiofrequency catheter ablation is useful for reducing VT therapy in patients with an implantable defibrillator. The utility of radiofrequency catheter ablation in the elderly is not well defined...
  27. pmc Alcohol consumption and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in women
    David Conen
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 300:2489-96. 2008
    ..However, these studies were not powered to investigate the association of alcohol consumption and atrial fibrillation among women...
  28. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial arrhythmias after cardiac transplantation: findings at EP study utility of 3-D mapping and outcomes
    Eyal Nof
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:498-502. 2013
    ..Management of atrial arrhythmias (AA) in orthotopic heart transplant (OHT) patients is challenging...
  29. doi request reprint Quality of life with atrial fibrillation: do the spouses suffer as much as the patients?
    Marius Bohnen
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:804-9. 2011
    ..Other chronic diseases are known to not only affect the patient but to also impact the QoL of persons living with them. Scant data exist on the QoL effect of AF in spouses/significant others (SOs)...
  30. pmc A multimarker approach to assess the influence of inflammation on the incidence of atrial fibrillation in women
    David Conen
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Heart J 31:1730-6. 2010
    ..To assess the joint influence of inflammatory biomarkers on the risk of incident atrial fibrillation (AF) in women...
  31. pmc Birth weight is a significant risk factor for incident atrial fibrillation
    David Conen
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 122:764-70. 2010
    ..Few if any studies have assessed the relationship between birth weight and incident atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sustained ventricular tachycardia associated with corrective valve surgery
    Robert E Eckart
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circulation 116:2005-11. 2007
    ..The causes of sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (VT) after cardiac valve surgeries have not been studied extensively, although bundle-branch reentry has been reported...
  33. doi request reprint ICD lead proarrhythmia cured by lead extraction
    Joseph C Lee
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:613-8. 2009
    ..However, clinical trials report higher rates of appropriate ICD therapies in implanted patients than untreated patient mortality rates would predict...
  34. doi request reprint Management of ventricular tachycardia complicating cardiac surgery
    William G Stevenson
    Arrhythmia Service, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:S66-9. 2009
    ..The electrocardiographic characteristics of the arrhythmia and clinical characteristics of the patient are important considerations in the immediate and long-term management considerations...
  35. doi request reprint Atrial tachycardias adjacent to the phrenic nerve: recognition, potential problems, and solutions
    Joseph C Lee
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:1186-91. 2009
    ..Ablation of atrial tachycardias (AT) arising from the crista terminalis region (CT) can be complicated by phrenic nerve (PN) injury...
  36. pmc Risk factors for incident atrial fibrillation with and without left atrial enlargement in women
    David Conen
    Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland, United States Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:1894-9. 2013
    ..Left atrial (LA) enlargement facilitates induction and/or maintenance of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, little is known about risk factors for AF with normal LA size...
  37. doi request reprint Diagnosis and ablation of multiform fascicular tachycardia
    Raphael K Sung
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:297-304. 2013
    ..Fascicular tachycardia (FT) is an uncommon cause of monomorphic sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT). We describe 6 cases of FT with multiform QRS morphologies...
  38. doi request reprint The origin of epicardial ventricular tachycardia revealed by entrainment from a permanent epicardial left ventricular pacing lead
    Keiichi Inada
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:1293-5. 2010
    ..Surgical cryoablation targeting the area around the LV lead eliminated VT. Thus pacing maneuvers from permanent epicardial leads can occasionally help identify an epicardial VT origin...
  39. doi request reprint CMR quantification of myocardial scar provides additive prognostic information in nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Tomas G Neilan
    Non invasive Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:944-54. 2013
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  40. pmc Meta-analysis identifies six new susceptibility loci for atrial fibrillation
    Patrick T Ellinor
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Genet 44:670-5. 2012
    ..The identified loci implicate candidate genes that encode transcription factors related to cardiopulmonary development, cardiac-expressed ion channels and cell signaling molecules...
  41. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia after repair of congenital heart disease: electroanatomic identification of the critical right ventricular isthmus
    Katja Zeppenfeld
    Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Circulation 116:2241-52. 2007
    ..Insights into the relation between anatomic isthmuses identified by delineating unexcitable tissue using substrate mapping techniques and critical reentry circuit isthmuses might facilitate ablation...