Martin J LaPage
Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
- Tachyarrhythmias after pediatric heart transplantationMartin J LaPage
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 29:273-7. 2010..Tachyarrhythmias in pediatric post-heart transplant patients are not well defined. In this study we sought to further characterize these arrhythmias in terms of presentation, course, and outcome...
- Long-term outcomes for cryoablation of pediatric patients with atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardiaMartin J LaPage
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
Am J Cardiol 105:1118-21. 2010..In conclusion, cryoablation is a safe and effective therapy for AVNRT. Recurrences can develop late, up to 2 years after initially successful ablation...
- Multi-institutional study of implantable defibrillator lead performance in children and young adults: results of the Pediatric Lead Extractability and Survival Evaluation (PLEASE) studyJoseph Atallah
Division of Cardiology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Circulation 127:2393-402. 2013..Lead extraction is technically difficult and carries substantial morbidity. We sought to determine the outcomes of ICD leads in pediatric and congenital heart disease patients...
- Novel minimally invasive, intrapericardial implantable cardioverter defibrillator coil system: a useful approach to arrhythmia therapy in childrenTain Yen Hsia
Section of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 87:1234-8; discussion 1238-9. 2009..We present an alternative approach; minimally invasive placement of a transvenous ICD coil within the pericardial space with active fixation...
- Junctional ectopic tachycardia after infant heart surgery: incidence and outcomesJeffrey D Zampi
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 4204, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 33:1362-9. 2012..JET is a common postoperative arrhythmia in infants after open heart operations. Both anatomic substrate and surgical procedure contribute to the overall risk of developing JET. Developing JET is associated with worse clinical outcomes...
- A fatal device-device interaction between a wearable automated defibrillator and a unipolar ventricular pacemakerMartin J LaPage
Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:912-5. 2008..We identify likely causes of the failure and suggest methods of preventing such occurrences in the future...
- Heterogeneity of genetic modifiers ensures normal cardiac developmentJulia B Winston
Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Circulation 121:1313-21. 2010..This variability suggests that additional factors can affect or prevent the mutant phenotype. We assess here the role of genetic modifiers and their interactions...