M H Raitt

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of arrhythmia recurrence in patients presenting with ventricular fibrillation versus ventricular tachycardia in the Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) trial
    Merritt H Raitt
    Portland VA Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:812-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Fish oil supplementation and risk of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation in patients with implantable defibrillators: a randomized controlled trial
    Merritt H Raitt
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    JAMA 293:2884-91. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting imminent episodes of ventricular tachyarrhythmia using heart rate
    Tran Thong
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, Oregon 97006 8921, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:874-84. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Home use of automated external defibrillators for sudden cardiac arrest
    Gust H Bardy
    Seattle Institute for Cardiac Research, Seattle, WA 98103 4819, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1793-804. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks: a double-edged sword?
    Merritt H Raitt
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1366-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Signal-averaged P wave duration predicts early recurrence of atrial fibrillation after cardioversion
    M H Raitt
    Division of Cardiology, Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center, Oregon 97207, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:259-65. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Prediction of the recurrence of atrial fibrillation after cardioversion in the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) study
    Merritt H Raitt
    Portland VA Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am Heart J 151:390-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Have increasing rates of defibrillator implantation reduced the incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?
    Merritt H Raitt
    Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:260-1. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Reversal of electrical remodeling after cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Merritt H Raitt
    Division of Cardiology, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:507-12. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiologic predictors of the recurrence of persistent atrial fibrillation within 30 days of cardioversion
    Merritt H Raitt
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:107-10. 2004

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of arrhythmia recurrence in patients presenting with ventricular fibrillation versus ventricular tachycardia in the Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) trial
    Merritt H Raitt
    Portland VA Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:812-6. 2003
    ..These findings suggest there are important differences in the electrophysiologic characteristics of these 2 patient populations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fish oil supplementation and risk of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation in patients with implantable defibrillators: a randomized controlled trial
    Merritt H Raitt
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    JAMA 293:2884-91. 2005
    ..Clinical studies of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) have shown a reduction in sudden cardiac death, suggesting that omega-3 PUFAs may have antiarrhythmic effects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting imminent episodes of ventricular tachyarrhythmia using heart rate
    Tran Thong
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, Oregon 97006 8921, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:874-84. 2007
    ..A reliable predictor of an imminent episode of ventricular tachyarrhythmia that could be incorporated in an implantable defibrillator capable of preventive therapy would have important clinical utility...
  4. doi request reprint Home use of automated external defibrillators for sudden cardiac arrest
    Gust H Bardy
    Seattle Institute for Cardiac Research, Seattle, WA 98103 4819, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1793-804. 2008
    ..Consequently, home use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) might offer an opportunity to improve survival for patients at risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks: a double-edged sword?
    Merritt H Raitt
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1366-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Signal-averaged P wave duration predicts early recurrence of atrial fibrillation after cardioversion
    M H Raitt
    Division of Cardiology, Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center, Oregon 97207, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:259-65. 2000
    ..The poor predictive value in patients taking antiarrhythmics may be due to changes in the atrial refractory period, which are not reflected in P wave duration...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prediction of the recurrence of atrial fibrillation after cardioversion in the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) study
    Merritt H Raitt
    Portland VA Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am Heart J 151:390-6. 2006
    ..The early recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AF) after cardioversion and the need for frequent cardioversions to maintain sinus rhythm are important clinical features of AF management...
  8. ncbi request reprint Have increasing rates of defibrillator implantation reduced the incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?
    Merritt H Raitt
    Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:260-1. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Reversal of electrical remodeling after cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Merritt H Raitt
    Division of Cardiology, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:507-12. 2004
    ..There is limited information on changes in these parameters after cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiologic predictors of the recurrence of persistent atrial fibrillation within 30 days of cardioversion
    Merritt H Raitt
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:107-10. 2004
    ..These findings highlight the role of slow conduction and premature atrial contractions in the pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation and suggest a possible proarrhythmic effect of reverse remodeling...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of baseline electrophysiology studies in patients with sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmia: the Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) trial
    Michael A Brodsky
    Division of Cardiology, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, Calif 92868 4080, USA
    Am Heart J 144:478-84. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the value of electrophysiology (EP) testing in patients with ventricular fibrillation (VF), ventricular tachycardia (VT) with syncope, or sustained VT in the setting of left ventricular dysfunction...
  13. ncbi request reprint "Stable" ventricular tachycardia is not a benign rhythm : insights from the antiarrhythmics versus implantable defibrillators (AVID) registry
    M H Raitt
    Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Ore, USA
    Circulation 103:244-52. 2001
    ..Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy may be indicated in patients presenting with stable VT...
  14. doi request reprint No benefit from defibrillation threshold testing in the SCD-HeFT (Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial)
    Joseph A Blatt
    Department of Cardiology, University of Washington, Box 356422, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:551-6. 2008
    ..This study investigated whether defibrillation threshold (DFT) testing during implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation predicts clinical outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Analysis of implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in the Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) Trial
    Richard C Klein
    Cardiology Division, University of Utah Health Sciences Center and VA Medical Center, 50 N Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:940-8. 2003
    ..Arrhythmia recurrence rates in these patients are high, but which patients will receive a therapy and the forms of arrhythmia recurrence (VT or VF) are poorly understood...
  16. ncbi request reprint Time-dependent predictors of primary cardiac arrest in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Harry P Selker
    Center for Cardiovascular Health Services Research, Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:280-6. 2003
    ..Those with prolonged QTc or substantial ST elevation who survive the initial 1.5-hour period are those less susceptible to these risks...