S C Hammill

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint P wave signal-averaged electrocardiography to identify risk for atrial fibrillation
    Dawood Darbar
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1447-53. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of acute changes in atrial electrophysiology after cardioversion by signal-averaged P-wave electrocardiography
    Ahmad A Elesber
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:135-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes mellitus in patients with end-stage liver cirrhosis due to hepatitis C, alcohol, or cholestatic disease
    N N Zein
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Hepatol 32:209-17. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint The relative lymphocyte count predicts death in patients receiving implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Steve R Ommen
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1424-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for lung cancer with low-dose spiral computed tomography
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:508-13. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Resting heart rate and cardiac function in dilated cardiomyopathy
    I P Clements
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Cardiol 72:27-37. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to orthostatic stress and beta-receptor activation in patients with isoproterenol-induced vasovagal syncope: a case controlled study
    W K Shen
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 22:615-25. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Is sinus node modification appropriate for inappropriate sinus tachycardia with features of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?
    W K Shen
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:217-30. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Global right atrial mapping of human atrial flutter: the presence of posteromedial (sinus venosa region) functional block and double potentials : a study in biplane fluoroscopy and intracardiac echocardiography
    P A Friedman
    Division of Cardiovascular and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 101:1568-77. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint A stepwise testing protocol for modern implantable cardioverter-defibrillator systems to prevent pacemaker-implantable cardioverter-defibrillator interactions
    M Glikson
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:360-6. 1999

Detail Information

Publications87

  1. ncbi request reprint P wave signal-averaged electrocardiography to identify risk for atrial fibrillation
    Dawood Darbar
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1447-53. 2002
    ..Combining P wave duration with other predictors for AF improves the diagnostic value of P wave SAECG...
  2. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of acute changes in atrial electrophysiology after cardioversion by signal-averaged P-wave electrocardiography
    Ahmad A Elesber
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:135-9. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether changes in atrial electrophysiology occur acutely (within the first hour) after cardioversion and whether these changes could be detected noninvasively by measuring the signal-averaged P-wave...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes mellitus in patients with end-stage liver cirrhosis due to hepatitis C, alcohol, or cholestatic disease
    N N Zein
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Hepatol 32:209-17. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The relative lymphocyte count predicts death in patients receiving implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Steve R Ommen
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1424-8. 2002
    ..03). This suggests that the %L is a readily accessible prognostic marker in patients using automatic defibrillators. This association is independent of age, sex, diagnosis, and ejection fraction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for lung cancer with low-dose spiral computed tomography
    Stephen J Swensen
    Department of Radiology, The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:508-13. 2002
    ..Twelve (57%) of the 21 non-small cell cancers detected by computed tomography were stage IA at diagnosis. Computed tomography can detect early-stage lung cancers. The rate of benign nodule detection is high...
  6. ncbi request reprint Resting heart rate and cardiac function in dilated cardiomyopathy
    I P Clements
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Cardiol 72:27-37. 1999
    ..Thus, resting heart rate correlated significantly with left ventricular ejection fraction and diastolic filling in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to orthostatic stress and beta-receptor activation in patients with isoproterenol-induced vasovagal syncope: a case controlled study
    W K Shen
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 22:615-25. 1999
    ..These observations hold the key to early detection of hemodynamic changes and potential therapeutic interventions before patients become symptomatic...
  8. ncbi request reprint Is sinus node modification appropriate for inappropriate sinus tachycardia with features of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?
    W K Shen
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:217-30. 2001
    ..A primary subtle autonomic disregulation is frequently present in this population. Sinus node modification is not recommended in this patient population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Global right atrial mapping of human atrial flutter: the presence of posteromedial (sinus venosa region) functional block and double potentials : a study in biplane fluoroscopy and intracardiac echocardiography
    P A Friedman
    Division of Cardiovascular and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 101:1568-77. 2000
    ..More recent observations, however, have demonstrated crista conduction. We sought to characterize the posterior boundary of atrial flutter...
  10. ncbi request reprint A stepwise testing protocol for modern implantable cardioverter-defibrillator systems to prevent pacemaker-implantable cardioverter-defibrillator interactions
    M Glikson
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:360-6. 1999
    ..Thus, pacemaker-ICD interactions are frequently detected using a thorough and systematic protocol. Most cases can be managed by system revision or pacemaker reprogramming...
  11. ncbi request reprint Importance of pacemaker noise reversion as a potential mechanism of pacemaker-ICD interactions
    M Glikson
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 21:1111-21. 1998
    ..It can be prevented or minimized by programming short ventricular refractory periods or using pacemakers with short retriggerable refractory periods...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after ablation of the atrioventricular node and implantation of a permanent pacemaker in patients with atrial fibrillation
    C Ozcan
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1043-51. 2001
    ..Control of the ventricular rate by ablation of the atrioventricular node and permanent pacing does not adversely affect long-term survival...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of atrial fibrillation pattern on survival in a community-based cohort
    Richard J Keating
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1420-4. 2005
    ..1 to 0.8). In conclusion, survival among patients with persistent AF was significantly better than that among patients with paroxysmal AF or permanent AF. The ability to maintain sinus rhythm may be associated with better survival...
  14. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of mitral isthmus ventricular tachycardia using electroanatomically guided linear lesions
    P A Friedman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:466-71. 2000
    ..Electroanatomic mapping can be used to define isthmus boundaries and thus guide successful ablation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Role of programmed ventricular stimulation and implantable cardioverter defibrillators in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and syncope
    E S Brilakis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1623-30. 2001
    ..29, log-rank test). In conclusion, programmed ventricular stimulation is not useful in risk stratification of patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and syncope and may delay necessary ICD implantation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical outcomes of patients with multiple potential causes of syncope
    Lin Y Chen
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:414-20. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence, predictors, and prognosis of patients with multiple potential causes of syncope...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are routine arrhythmia inductions necessary in patients with pectoral implantable cardioverter defibrillators?
    M Glikson
    Division of Cardiovascular and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:127-35. 2000
    ..The value of ventricular arrhythmia inductions as part of routine implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) follow-up in new-generation pectoral ICDs is unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced ST segment elevation in Q wave leads in postinfarction patients: defining its meaning and utility in today's practice
    I Gussak
    Mayo Physician Alliance for Clinical Trials, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cardiology 93:205-9. 2000
    ..In the era of sophisticated nuclear and echo techniques, accurate imaging studies should not be replaced by ECG analysis alone in the search for viable tissue, except when financial costs are of major importance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiologic manifestations of ventricular tachyarrhythmias provoking appropriate defibrillator interventions in high-risk patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Yong Mei Cha
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:483-7. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine features of ventricular tachyarrhythmias triggering appropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) interventions in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ablation of noninducible idiopathic left ventricular tachycardia using a noncontact map acquired from a premature complex with tachycardia morphology
    P A Friedman
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1311-4. 2000
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk factor implications of incidentally discovered uncomplicated bundle branch block
    Wayne L Miller
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1585-90. 2005
    ..To evaluate the long-term outcome of a community-based patient population with incidentally discovered asymptomatic and uncomplicated bundle branch block (BBB)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation at the Mayo Clinic and residing in that area
    Philip J Patel
    Division ofCardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1379-82. 2004
    ..AF is observed frequently among hospitalized patients who are medically ill. The survival rate of these patients is low, but AF may be only a minor component of the excess mortality...
  23. ncbi request reprint Syncope Evaluation in the Emergency Department Study (SEEDS): a multidisciplinary approach to syncope management
    Win K Shen
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Circulation 110:3636-45. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of exercise-induced atrial arrhythmias
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1236-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine if atrial ectopy (AE) or atrial arrhythmias during exercise are predictive of an increased risk of cardiac events and death...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis of inducible ventricular flutter: not an innocent finding
    Osnat Gurevitz
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 147:649-54. 2004
    ..The prognostic significance of ventricular flutter (VFL) induced during programmed electrical stimulation (PES) is currently unknown...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lack of effect of ECT on Holter monitor recordings before and after treatment
    Keith G Rasmussen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J ECT 20:45-7. 2004
    ..There has been concern about persisting cardiac effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Several studies have analyzed Holter monitor recordings before and after ECT, and generally have found no significant effects...
  27. ncbi request reprint Changes in heart rate variability in response to treatment with electroconvulsive therapy
    Victor M Karpyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J ECT 20:81-8. 2004
    ..Heart rate variability (HRV) has proven predictive value for patients with cardiac and neurologic disorders and correlates with depression severity and treatment effects. Variable changes in HRV after ECT have been reported...
  28. ncbi request reprint Age- and sex-related atrial electrophysiologic and structural changes
    Xiao Ke Liu
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:373-5. 2004
    ..It was concluded that LA size is greater in the elderly and in men, which may increase their risk for AF...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrhythmias
    Stephen C Hammill
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:16A-18A. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Score indices for predicting electrophysiologic outcomes in patients with unexplained syncope
    Lin Y Chen
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 14:99-105. 2005
    ..Our ability to predict a positive electrophysiologic (EP) study in the evaluation of unexplained syncope is suboptimal...
  31. doi request reprint Electrocardiogram interpreting technician: training and role in a contemporary electrocardiogram practice
    Stephen C Hammill
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Electrocardiol 41:442-3. 2008
  32. doi request reprint Mechanisms and utility of discrete great arterial potentials in the ablation of outflow tract ventricular arrhythmias
    Komandoor S Srivathsan
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Ariz, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 1:30-8. 2008
    ..The mechanisms of these discrete potentials in the great arteries and the utility of such potentials in guiding radiofrequency ablation are unknown...
  33. doi request reprint Utilization of retrograde right bundle branch block to differentiate atrioventricular nodal from accessory pathway conduction
    Suraj Kapa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:751-8. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that when AP conduction was present, the V-A interval would increase less than the V-H interval, whereas with retrograde nodal conduction, the V-A interval would increase at least as much as the V-H interval...
  34. doi request reprint Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with obesity
    Yong Mei Cha
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 117:2583-90. 2008
    ..Obesity is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation and other cardiovascular conditions. Our objective was to determine whether catheter-based ablation effectively treated atrial fibrillation in obese patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Progressive isthmus delay during atrial flutter ablation: the critical importance of isthmus spanning electrodes for distinguishing pseudoblock from block
    Paul A Friedman
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Mayo Foundation, Rochester Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:308-15. 2002
    ..Electrodes spanning the isthmus and line of block are critical for distinguishing conduction delay (and pseudoisthmus block) from block...
  36. ncbi request reprint Noncontact mapping to guide ablation of right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia
    Paul A Friedman
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1808-12. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Association of uncomplicated electrocardiographic conduction blocks with subsequent cardiac morbidity in a community-based population (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
    Wayne L Miller
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:102-6. 2008
    ..Isolated VCB is an early marker of cardiac co-morbidities and potentially identifies a high-risk group of patients who warrant preventive intervention...
  38. doi request reprint Risk factors for implantable defibrillator lead fracture in a recalled and a nonrecalled lead
    T Ben Morrison
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:671-7. 2010
    ..Only limited data exist regarding clinical predictors of Fidelis lead fracture. We sought to identify risk factors for Fidelis fracture to guide clinical monitoring and compare its performance with a control lead...
  39. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest after successful early defibrillation
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2626-33. 2003
    ..Programs focusing on early defibrillation have improved the rate of survival to hospital discharge. We conducted a population-based analysis of the long-term outcome and quality of life of survivors...
  40. ncbi request reprint Relapse and mortality following cardioversion of new-onset vs. recurrent atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in the elderly
    Ahmad A Elesber
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:854-60. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess the relapse rate and the effect of the relapse of new-onset atrial arrhythmias on mortality after direct-current cardioversion (DCCV)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Long-term progression and outcomes with aging in patients with lone atrial fibrillation: a 30-year follow-up study
    Arshad Jahangir
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 115:3050-6. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the rate and predictors of progression from paroxysmal to permanent atrial fibrillation over 30 years and the long-term risk of heart failure, thromboembolism, and death compared with a control population...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of frequency of recurrent syncope after beta-blocker therapy versus conservative management for patients with vasovagal syncope
    Jorge R Alegria
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:82-4. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint New antiarrhythmic drugs: tocainide, mexiletine, flecainide, encainide, and amiodarone
    R W Kreeger
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905
    Mayo Clin Proc 62:1033-50. 1987
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint False-negative and false-positive ECG diagnoses of Q wave myocardial infarction in the presence of right bundle-branch block
    I Gussak
    Mayo Physician Alliance for Clinical Trials, Mayo Clinic Stabile 5, 150 Third Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Cardiology 94:165-72. 2000
    ..Further investigations are warranted to better delineate sensitivity, specificity, and predictive value of Q wave MI in the presence of RBBB...
  45. ncbi request reprint Atrial therapies reduce atrial arrhythmia burden in defibrillator patients
    P A Friedman
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. pfriedman@ mayo.edu
    Circulation 104:1023-8. 2001
    ..01). CONCLUSIONS: In this study, patients with a standard ICD indication and atrial tachyarrhythmias had a significant reduction in atrial tachyarrhythmia burden with use of atrial pacing and shock therapies...
  46. doi request reprint Relevance of endocavitary structures in ablation procedures for ventricular tachycardia
    Omar AbouEzzeddine
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:245-54. 2010
    ..Radiofrequency (RF) ablation for ventricular tachycardia (VT) has high failure rates. Whether endocavitary structures (ECS) such as the papillary muscles (PMs), moderator bands (MBs), or false tendons (FTs) impact VT ablation is unknown...
  47. ncbi request reprint Long-term subjective memory function in ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors resuscitated by early defibrillation
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Resuscitation 60:189-95. 2004
    ..Therefore this study was designed to determine if long-term memory complaints persist in VF OHCA survivors resuscitated in an early defibrillation program when compared with a healthy control population not experiencing cardiac arrest...
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of monophasic and biphasic waveforms for transthoracic cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
    Osnat T Gurevitz
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 149:316-21. 2005
    ..This study sought to determine the relative efficacy of biphasic waveforms compared with monophasic waveforms in the treatment of atrial arrhythmias...
  49. doi request reprint Early heparinization decreases the incidence of left atrial thrombi detected by intracardiac echocardiography during radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Charles J Bruce
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 22:211-9. 2008
    ..We reviewed our experience in managing intracardiac ultrasound-detected left atrial thrombus and analyzed the impact of the timing of heparin therapy on thrombus incidence...
  50. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and in-hospital treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients resuscitated from ventricular fibrillation by early defibrillation
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:613-9. 2004
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Syncope while driving: clinical characteristics, causes, and prognosis
    Dan Sorajja
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 120:928-34. 2009
    ..The risk of syncope occurring while driving has obvious implications for personal and public safety. We aimed to define the clinical characteristics, causes, and prognosis of syncope while driving...
  52. ncbi request reprint The natural history of lone atrial flutter
    Sean C Halligan
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:265-8. 2004
    ..The natural history of atrial flutter is not well defined...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of cardiac resynchronisation therapy on occurrence of ventricular arrhythmia in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators undergoing upgrade to cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices
    G Lin
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Heart 94:186-90. 2008
    ..One mechanism of benefit is believed to be favourable ventricular remodelling. Whether CRT also decreases the frequency of ventricular arrhythmias and risk of sudden death is unknown...
  54. ncbi request reprint Review of the registry's first year, data collected, and future plans
    Stephen C Hammill
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:1260-3. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Sudden death after radiofrequency ablation of the atrioventricular node in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Cevher Ozcan
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:105-10. 2002
    ..We evaluated the incidence and predictors of sudden death after atrioventricular (AV) node ablation and pacemaker implantation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Predictors of unsuccessful electrical cardioversion in atrial fibrillation
    Abdou Elhendy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:83-6. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint Familial atrial fibrillation is a genetically heterogeneous disorder
    Dawood Darbar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:2185-92. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were to identify and characterize familial cases of atrial fibrillation (AF) in our clinical practice and to determine whether AF is genetically heterogeneous...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of exercise induced arrhythmias and echocardiographic variables in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:835-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in this cohort of patients with HC, exercise testing was safe. Test results were associated with risk for adverse events...
  59. ncbi request reprint Significant effects of atrioventricular node ablation and pacemaker implantation on left ventricular function and long-term survival in patients with atrial fibrillation and left ventricular dysfunction
    Cevher Ozcan
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:33-7. 2003
    ..Normal survival in patients with reversible LV dysfunction highlights potential survival benefits of rate control. Poor survival in patients with persistent LV dysfunction confirms the importance of optimal medical therapy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Recurrence of atrial tachyarrhythmias in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator recipients
    Dawood Darbar
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:1047-51. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Relation of QRS duration on the surface 12-lead electrocardiogram with mortality in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease
    Abdou Elhendy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1082-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, QRS duration is associated with an increased risk of death, even after adjustment for clinical factors, exercise capacity, left ventricular function, and exercise-induced myocardial ischemia...
  62. ncbi request reprint Prediction of short- and long-term outcomes by electrocardiography in survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Resuscitation 63:137-43. 2004
    ..Therefore, we assessed the predictive value of the standard ECG to determine both short- and long-term outcomes in survivors of VF OHCA to assist in risk stratification of those patients at highest risk of sudden death...
  63. ncbi request reprint Use of advanced mapping systems to guide ablation in complex cases: experience with noncontact mapping and electroanatomic mapping systems
    Osnat T Gurevitz
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:316-23. 2005
    ..This report describes our experience with noncontact mapping and electroanatomic mapping in complex ablations, which are defined as ablations done after failure of conventional ablation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prospective, randomized comparison of two biphasic waveforms for the efficacy and safety of transthoracic biphasic cardioversion of atrial fibrillation
    Faisal Alatawi
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:382-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a difference in commercially available biphasic waveforms...
  65. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: expanding the chain of survival
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:774-82. 2005
    ..Broadening the focus of the chain of survival to include in-hospital and long-term care will further improve favorable outcomes achieved in an early defibrillation program...
  66. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiography cannot reliably differentiate transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome from anterior ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Kevin A Bybee
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Electrocardiol 40:38.e1-6. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the ECG on presentation could reliably differentiate these syndromes...
  67. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between the upper limit of vulnerability and defibrillation threshold: prevalence and clinical predictors
    Osnat T Gurevitz
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:728-32. 2003
    ..Significant discrepancies between ULV and DFT are infrequent. The aim of this study was to characterize patients with such discrepancies...
  68. ncbi request reprint Ablation of atrial fibrillation: are the lines drawn?
    Paul A Friedman
    Heart Rhythm 1:185-7. 2004
  69. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of patients who received implantable cardioverter defibrillators for stable ventricular tachycardia
    Michael Glikson
    Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:658-64. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to estimate future risk of unstable ventricular arrhythmias in patients who received ICDs for stable VT...
  70. ncbi request reprint Highlights of Heart Rhythm 2005, the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society, May 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana
    Dwight W Reynolds
    Cardiovascular Section, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:1025-33. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint Upper limit of vulnerability determination during implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement to minimize ventricular fibrillation inductions
    Michael Glikson
    Sheba Medical Center and Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 94:1445-9. 2004
    ..All 4 shocks used to scan the peak of the T wave during ULV testing were necessary for accurate ULV determination...
  72. 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
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Preventing tomorrow's sudden cardiac death today: part I: Current data on risk stratification for sudden cardiac death
    Sana M Al-Khatib
    The Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 153:941-50. 2007
    ..This article summarizes the presentations and discussions that occurred at that meeting...
  74. ncbi request reprint Ventricular-based pacing: one site fits all?
    Peter A Brady
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1187-8. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint The effect of patient sex on recurrence of atrial fibrillation following successful direct current cardioversion
    Osnat T Gurevitz
    Division of Electrophysiology and Pacing, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Am Heart J 152:155.e9-13. 2006
    ..The effect of patient sex on recurrence of atrial fibrillation after a successful direct current cardioversion is unknown...
  76. ncbi request reprint A modified Anderson-Wilkins electrocardiographic acuteness score for anterior or inferior myocardial infarction
    Bo Hedén
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Am Heart J 146:797-803. 2003
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  77. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic findings in primary systemic amyloidosis and biopsy-proven cardiac involvement
    Blaithnead Murtagh
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:535-7. 2005
    ..Low voltage (46%) and a pseudoinfarct pattern (47%) were the most common findings. Criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy were present in 16% of patients...
  78. doi request reprint ACC/AHA/HRS 2008 guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities: executive summary
    Andrew E Epstein
    Heart Rhythm 5:934-55. 2008
  79. doi request reprint ACC/AHA/HRS 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the ACC/AHA/NASPE 2002 Guideline
    Andrew E Epstein
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:e1-62. 2008
  80. doi request reprint ACC/AHA/HRS 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the ACC/AHA/NASPE 2002 Guideline
    Andrew E Epstein
    Circulation 117:e350-408. 2008
  81. ncbi request reprint Grade 3 ischemia on the admission electrocardiogram predicts rapid progression of necrosis over time and less myocardial salvage by primary angioplasty
    Therese Billgren
    Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Electrocardiol 38:187-94. 2005
    ..Among patients with ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction, those with terminal QRS distortion (grade 3 ischemia) have higher mortality and larger infarct size (IS) than patients without QRS distortion (grade 2 ischemia)...
  82. 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
  83. ncbi request reprint Alternate training track for ICD and CRT implantation for non-electrophysiologists: are the guidelines too strict to be practical or too simple to protect patient care?
    Stephen C Hammill
    Immediate Past President, Heart Rhythm Society
    Heart Rhythm 1:376-7. 2004
  84. ncbi request reprint Unintentional deactivation of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in health care settings
    Mary Jane Rasmussen
    Guidant Corporation, St Paul, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:855-9. 2002
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Epicardial ablation: reducing the risks
    Stephen C Hammill
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:550-2. 2006
  86. ncbi request reprint Parasympathetics and atrial fibrillation
    Arshad Jahangir
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:885-7. 2005
  87. 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