D L Packer

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Successful use of "cryo-mapping" to avoid phrenic nerve damage during ostial superior vena caval ablation despite nerve proximity
    Chadi Dib
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 22:23-30. 2008
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Cryoballoon ablation of pulmonary veins for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: first results of the North American Arctic Front (STOP AF) pivotal trial
    Douglas L Packer
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1713-23. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolution of mapping and anatomic imaging of cardiac arrhythmias
    Douglas L Packer
    Division of Cardiology Electrophysiology, Mayo School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1026-49. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation, investigation, and management of pulmonary vein stenosis complicating ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Douglas L Packer
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Saint Mary s Hospital Complex, Rochester, Minn 55902, USA
    Circulation 111:546-54. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional mapping in interventional electrophysiology: techniques and technology
    Douglas L Packer
    Division of Cardiology Electrophysiology, Mayo School of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1110-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of lethal proarrhythmia observed in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial: role of adrenergic modulation of drug binding
    D L Packer
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology Cardiology, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 20:455-67. 1997
  10. pmc Impact of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, amiodarone, and placebo on the mode of death in stable patients with heart failure: analysis from the sudden cardiac death in heart failure trial
    Douglas L Packer
    Mayo Clinic, St Mary s Hospital, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Circulation 120:2170-6. 2009

Detail Information

Publications87

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Successful use of "cryo-mapping" to avoid phrenic nerve damage during ostial superior vena caval ablation despite nerve proximity
    Chadi Dib
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 22:23-30. 2008
    ..The SVC may require ablation to treat atrial fibrillation. Phrenic nerve proximity identified with pacing maneuvers may preclude ablation...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Cryoballoon ablation of pulmonary veins for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: first results of the North American Arctic Front (STOP AF) pivotal trial
    Douglas L Packer
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1713-23. 2013
    ..This study sought to assess the safety and effectiveness of a novel cryoballoon ablation technology designed to achieve single-delivery pulmonary vein (PV) isolation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolution of mapping and anatomic imaging of cardiac arrhythmias
    Douglas L Packer
    Division of Cardiology Electrophysiology, Mayo School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1026-49. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation, investigation, and management of pulmonary vein stenosis complicating ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Douglas L Packer
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Saint Mary s Hospital Complex, Rochester, Minn 55902, USA
    Circulation 111:546-54. 2005
    ..Although segmental or circumferential ablation is effective in eliminating pulmonary vein (PV)-mediated atrial fibrillation (AF), this procedure may be complicated by the occurrence of PV stenosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional mapping in interventional electrophysiology: techniques and technology
    Douglas L Packer
    Division of Cardiology Electrophysiology, Mayo School of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1110-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of lethal proarrhythmia observed in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial: role of adrenergic modulation of drug binding
    D L Packer
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology Cardiology, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 20:455-67. 1997
    ..This, along with the decrease in action potential duration and accompanying refractoriness in the setting of adrenergic modulation may favor more malignant double wavelet or unstable ventricular arrhythmias...
  10. pmc Impact of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, amiodarone, and placebo on the mode of death in stable patients with heart failure: analysis from the sudden cardiac death in heart failure trial
    Douglas L Packer
    Mayo Clinic, St Mary s Hospital, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Circulation 120:2170-6. 2009
    ..Whether ICD therapy reduced sudden death caused by ventricular tachyarrhythmias without affecting heart failure deaths in this population is unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evolution of mapping and anatomic imaging of cardiac arrhythmias
    Douglas L Packer
    Division of Cardiology Electrophysiology, Mayo School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55902, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:839-54. 2004
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Altered response to ibutilide in a heart failure model
    S S Chugh
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    Cardiovasc Res 49:94-102. 2001
    ..Despite the frequent use of anti-arrhythmic drugs in the general population, the electrophysiologic effects of these agents have not been elucidated in congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  16. doi request reprint Three-dimensional ultrasound for image-guided mapping and intervention: methods, quantitative validation, and clinical feasibility of a novel multimodality image mapping system
    Yasuo Okumura
    Translational Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 1:110-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, a Carto-based 3D ultrasound image system (Biosense Webster Inc) was validated in an animal model and tested in 15 atrial fibrillation patients...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Utility of nongated multidetector computed tomography for detection of left atrial thrombus in patients undergoing catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Matthew W Martinez
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:69-76. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) is able to exclude left atrial appendage (LAA) thrombus in patients referred for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (CAAF)...
  19. doi request reprint New generation of electro-anatomic mapping: full intracardiac ultrasound image integration
    Douglas L Packer
    Cardiac Translational Electrophysiology Laboratory, Saint Marys Hospital Complex, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 2 416 Alfred Building, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Europace 10:iii35-41. 2008
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  20. pmc Contemporary management of atrial fibrillation: update on anticoagulation and invasive management strategies
    Mark A Crandall
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:643-62. 2009
    ..We briefly discuss other invasive options that are less frequently used, such as pacemakers, defibrillators, left atrial appendage closure devices, and the surgical maze procedure...
  21. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after cardiac perforation during radiofrequency ablation of the atrium
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1172-9. 2005
    ..This study analyzes the occurrence and outcomes of cardiac perforation during catheter-based radiofrequency ablation procedures in the left atrium...
  22. doi request reprint Methods to access the surgically excluded cavotricuspid isthmus for complete ablation of typical atrial flutter in patients with congenital heart defects
    Malek M El Yaman
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:949-56. 2009
    ..Cavotricuspid isthmus (CVTI)-dependent flutter in postoperative congenital heart disease patients is common and difficult to treat...
  23. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with the Marfan and Marfan-like syndromes
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 20:15-20. 2007
    ..In conclusion, catheter ablation of AF in patients with Marfan syndrome is a viable option in those individuals refractory to conventional therapy...
  24. doi request reprint A prospective, randomized trial of an emergency department observation unit for acute onset atrial fibrillation
    Wyatt W Decker
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:322-8. 2008
    ..An emergency department (ED) observation unit protocol for the management of acute onset atrial fibrillation is compared with routine hospital admission and management...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Progress in nonpharmacologic therapy of atrial fibrillation
    Douglas L Packer
    Division of Cardiology Electrophysiology, Mayo School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:S296-309. 2003
  27. 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
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  28. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic extracardiac obliteration of the left atrial appendage for stroke risk reduction in atrial fibrillation
    Joseph L Blackshear
    Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1249-52. 2003
    ..We evaluated left atrial appendage obliteration in high-risk patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Synchronous ventricular pacing without crossing the tricuspid valve or entering the coronary sinus--preliminary results
    Benhur D Henz
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:1391-7. 2009
    ..We tested a novel intramyocardial bipolar lead to assess whether stimulation of the atrioventricular septum (AVS) produces synchronous ventricular activation without crossing the tricuspid valve (TV)...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of phrenic nerve injury during radiofrequency ablation at the pulmonary vein orifice
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1318-25. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to examine phrenic nerve tissue temperatures during ablation at the pulmonary vein (PV) orifice, assess the temperature dependence of injury, and to delineate the possible mechanisms of untoward nerve effects...
  34. doi request reprint Successful management of recurrent ventricular tachycardia by electrical isolation of anterolateral papillary muscle
    Xiao Ke Liu
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:479-82. 2008
  35. ncbi request reprint Intracardiac phased-array imaging: methods and initial clinical experience with high resolution, under blood visualization: initial experience with intracardiac phased-array ultrasound
    Douglas L Packer
    Division of Cardiology, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:509-16. 2002
    ..This study was designed to test the feasibility of high-resolution phased-array intracardiac imaging...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Phased-array intracardiac echocardiography for guiding transseptal catheter placement: utility and learning curve
    Susan B Johnson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55902, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:402-7. 2002
    ..In addition, inadvertent complications such as perforation and pericardial effusion development can be readily recognized...
  38. ncbi request reprint Early direct coronary angioplasty in survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Paul C Keelan
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1461-3, A6. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in outcome after ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Srijoy Mahapatra
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Resuscitation 65:197-202. 2005
    ..We, therefore, compared the short- and long-term survival and quality-of-life (QOL) in women and men after an OHCA...
  40. ncbi request reprint Trends in treated ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a 17-year population-based study
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:255-9. 2004
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Long-term quality of life after ablation of atrial fibrillation the impact of recurrence, symptom relief, and placebo effect
    Anita Wokhlu
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2308-16. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation efficacy, quality of life (QoL), and AF-specific symptoms at 2 years...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of age on long-term survival and quality of life following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    T Jared Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:963-7. 2004
    ..In particular, elderly patients may present with more comorbid medical conditions affecting their outcome. However, the impact of age on mortality rate and quality of life after rapid defibrillation is unknown...
  43. ncbi request reprint Myocardial contraction maps using tissue Doppler acceleration imaging
    L Yin
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Chin Med J (Engl) 113:763-8. 2000
    ..To evaluate the tissue Doppler acceleration imaging (TDAI) data which can be used to determine the intramural site of origin of myocardial contraction in response to electrical stimulation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Amplified effects of d,l-sotalol in canine dilated cardiomyopathy
    S S Chugh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1783-8. 2001
    ..While using d,l-sotalol in heart failure, independent additional effects due to ventricular electrical remodeling may be a consideration...
  45. 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...
  46. doi request reprint A systematical analysis of in vivo contact forces on virtual catheter tip/tissue surface contact during cardiac mapping and intervention
    Yasuo Okumura
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:632-40. 2008
    ..While catheter tip/tissue contact has been shown to be an important determinant of ablative lesions in in vitro studies, the impact of contact on the outcomes of mapping and ablation in the intact heart has not been evaluated...
  47. 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
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Admission predictors of in-hospital mortality and subsequent long-term outcome in survivors of ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a population-based study
    Thomas J Bunch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Cardiology 102:41-7. 2004
    ..However, the admission variables that predict both short- and long-term survival in a region with high discharge survival following OHCA require further study in order to identify survivors at subsequent highest risk...
  49. ncbi request reprint Incidence of propofol infusion syndrome during noninvasive radiofrequency ablation for atrial flutter or fibrillation
    Grant T Cravens
    Anesthesiology Department, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Anesthesiology 106:1134-8. 2007
    ..Propofol infusion syndrome is first manifest by unexplained metabolic acidosis. Its incidence is unknown...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effect of ablation electrode length and catheter tip to endocardial orientation on radiofrequency lesion size in the canine right atrium
    Rodrigo C Chan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:4-13. 2002
    ..This information may also be helpful in designing electrode arrays for the creation of continuous linear lesions for the elimination of complex atrial tachyarrhythmias...
  51. doi request reprint Percutaneous epicardial left atrial appendage closure: preliminary results of an electrogram guided approach
    Paul A Friedman
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:908-15. 2009
    ..We investigated whether an electrogram-based approach using a novel hollow suture can safely capture and ligate the left atrial appendage (LAA)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Analysis of catheter-tip (8-mm) and actual tissue temperatures achieved during radiofrequency ablation at the orifice of the pulmonary vein
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55902, USA
    Circulation 110:2988-95. 2004
    ..Despite current practice, there are no data regarding the in vivo efficacy and safety of an 8-mm catheter tip for ablation at the PV orifice...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Impact of transforming growth factor-beta1 on atrioventricular node conduction modification by injected autologous fibroblasts in the canine heart
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Circulation 113:2485-94. 2006
    ....
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint An integrated system for real-time image guided cardiac catheter ablation
    M E Rettmann
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 119:455-60. 2006
    ..This involves the registration and visualization of tracked catheter points within the cardiac chambers of the preoperative model...
  60. ncbi request reprint Utility of intracardiac ultrasound imaging to guide pulmonary vein ablation using laser balloon catheter
    Luiz Leite
    Divisão de Doenças Cardiovasculares e Clínica Médica Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Arq Bras Cardiol 93:616-21, 666-71. 2009
    ..Pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) with balloon catheter has been used as the endpoint for AF ablation...
  61. doi request reprint Mechanism of tissue heating during high intensity focused ultrasound pulmonary vein isolation: implications for atrial fibrillation ablation efficacy and phrenic nerve protection
    Yasuo Okumura
    Translational Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55902, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:945-51. 2008
    ..The thermodynamics and extent of PV and phrenic nerve (PN) heating during HIFU ablation have not been established...
  62. doi request reprint Substrate and procedural predictors of outcomes after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1009-14. 2008
    ..Although catheter ablation for drug-refractory AF is an effective treatment, the efficacy in HCM remains to be established...
  63. pmc Long-term risk of atrial fibrillation with symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophagitis
    T Jared Bunch
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1207-11. 2008
    ..Patients with esophagitis were more likely to develop AF, although this association requires further study...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between catheter tip and tissue temperature in cooled-tip ablation: relevance to guiding left atrial ablation
    G Keith Bruce
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Circulation 112:954-60. 2005
    ..The relationship between catheter tip temperatures, tissue temperatures, power, and microbubble formation is not known...
  66. ncbi request reprint Creating continuous linear lesions in the atria: a comparison of the multipolar ablation technique versus the conventional drag-and-burn
    Wilber W Su
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:905-11. 2005
    ..The creation of linear lesions in the left atrium with standard radiofrequency ablative methods requires long procedural times with unpredictable results...
  67. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of circumferential pulmonary vein isolation using a novel cryothermal balloon ablation system
    Alvaro V Sarabanda
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55902, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1902-12. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a novel cryothermal balloon ablation system in creating pulmonary vein (PV) isolation...
  68. ncbi request reprint Intramyocardial pacing and sensing for the enhancement of cardiac stimulation and sensing specificity
    Samuel J Asirvatham
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:748-54. 2007
    ..This feasibility study sought to determine whether a specially constructed lead with two distal totally intramyocardial electrodes could overcome these limitations...
  69. 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...
  70. doi request reprint Use of an autologous blood recovery system during emergency pericardiocentesis in the electrophysiology laboratory
    K L Venkatachalam
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:280-3. 2009
    ..We sought to assess the feasibility of urgent use of an autologous blood recovery system in the electrophysiology laboratory to autotransfuse blood aspirated from the pericardium...
  71. doi request reprint Distortion of right superior pulmonary vein anatomy by balloon catheters as a contributor to phrenic nerve injury
    Yasuo Okumura
    Translational Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:1151-7. 2009
    ..Initial enthusiasm for their widespread use has been dampened by phrenic nerve (PN) injury. The interaction between PN and pulmonary vein (PV) geometry contributing to PN injury is unclear...
  72. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implication of early ejection fraction on long-term mortality and quality of life following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Akbar H Khan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1027-30. 2004
    ..However, overall long-term quality-of-life was favorable and independent of the ejection fraction...
  73. doi request reprint Successful radiofrequency ablation of the cerebral cortex in pigs using the venous system: possible implications for treating CNS disorders
    Benhur D Henz
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Epilepsy Res 80:213-8. 2008
    ..When pharmacotherapy for epilepsy fails, surgical options, although efficacious, are highly invasive. We explored whether ablation of the cerebral cortex can be performed utilizing the cerebral venous system...
  74. ncbi request reprint American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association 2006 update of the clinical competence statement on invasive electrophysiology studies, catheter ablation, and cardioversion: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Associati
    Cynthia M Tracy
    Circulation 114:1654-68. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Designation and distribution of events in the Multicenter UnSustained Tachycardia Trial (MUSTT)
    John D Fisher
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:76-83. 2007
    ..The classifications assigned by the committee were used in all MUSTT outcomes reports, thus affecting all reported outcomes and overall interpretations of the MUSTT...
  76. ncbi request reprint American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association 2006 update of the clinical competence statement on invasive electrophysiologystudies,catheterablation,andcardioversion: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/Am
    Cynthia M Tracy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1503-17. 2006
  77. ncbi request reprint A novel algorithm for determining endocardial VT exit site from 12-lead surface ECG characteristics in human, infarct-related ventricular tachycardia
    Oliver R Segal
    Imperial College London and St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:161-8. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that 12-lead ECG characteristics could be used to determine VT exit site in patients with all types of infarction of unknown location...
  78. ncbi request reprint Relation of ejection fraction and inducible ventricular tachycardia to mode of death in patients with coronary artery disease: an analysis of patients enrolled in the multicenter unsustained tachycardia trial
    Alfred E Buxton
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Circulation 106:2466-72. 2002
    ..As such, optimum methods to determine patients most likely to benefit from implantable defibrillator therapy are unclear...
  79. ncbi request reprint HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of
    Hugh Calkins
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Europace 9:335-79. 2007
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert Consensus Statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on catheter and surgical ablation of
    Hugh Calkins
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:816-61. 2007
  82. ncbi request reprint AFib summit features latest in AF diagnosis, management, therapy, outcomes
    Douglas L Packer
    Heart Rhythm 4:1371-4. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Differentiating atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia from junctional tachycardia: novel application of the delta H-A interval
    Komandoor Srivathsan
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1-6. 2008
    ..Yet, the two arrhythmias require distinct diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. We explored the utility of the delta H-A interval as a novel technique to differentiate these two tachycardias...
  84. ncbi request reprint Phrenic nerve injury after atrial fibrillation catheter ablation: characterization and outcome in a multicenter study
    Frederic Sacher
    Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Universite Bordeaux II, Bordeaux Pessac, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2498-503. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the occurrence of phrenic nerve injury (PNI) and its outcome after radiofrequency (RF) ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Metabolic acidosis associated with propofol in the absence of other causative factors
    Bethanie K Burow
    Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:239-41. 2004
  86. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms for enlarging lesion size during irrigated tip radiofrequency ablation: is there a virtual electrode effect?
    Helen Høgh Petersen
    Medical Department B, National University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Interv Cardiol 17:171-7. 2004
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  87. doi request reprint Rationale and design of the Home Automatic External Defibrillator Trial (HAT)
    Gust H Bardy
    The Seattle Institute for Cardiac Research, Seattle, WA 98103 4819, USA
    Am Heart J 155:445-54. 2008
    ..The results of the trial should be available in mid 2008...