L A Pires

Summary

Affiliation: St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sudden death in recipients of transvenous implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems: terminal events, predictors, and potential mechanisms
    L A Pires
    St John Hospital Cardiovascular Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 10:1049-56. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors and timing of New York Heart Association class improvement with cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with advanced chronic heart failure: results from the Multicenter InSync Randomized Clinical Evaluation (MIRACLE) and Multice
    Luis A Pires
    The Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Am Heart J 151:837-43. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Implantable devices for management of chronic heart failure: defibrillators and biventricular pacing therapy
    Luis A Pires
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 19:69-74. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative testing of the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: how much is enough?
    Luis A Pires
    Heart Rhythm Center and the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:140-5. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Relationship between acute improvement in left ventricular function to 6-month outcomes after cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with chronic heart failure
    Luis A Pires
    Heart Rhythm Center, St John Hospital and Medical, Moross, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 17:65-70. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Coronary sinus lead placement via the internal jugular vein in patients with advanced heart failure: a simplified percutaneous approach
    Luis A Pires
    Heart Rhythm Center, The Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:157-62. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in inducibility and prognosis of in-hospital versus out-of-hospital identified nonsustained ventricular tachycardia in patients with coronary artery disease: clinical and trial design implications
    L A Pires
    St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1156-62. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic patterns and temporal trends in the evaluation of adult patients hospitalized with syncope
    L A Pires
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, 22101 Moross, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1889-95. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of nonsustained ventricular tachycardia identified postoperatively after coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Luis A Pires
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48302, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:757-63. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome of women versus men with ventricular tachyarrhythmias treated with the implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Luis A Pires
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:563-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Sudden death in recipients of transvenous implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems: terminal events, predictors, and potential mechanisms
    L A Pires
    St John Hospital Cardiovascular Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 10:1049-56. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors and timing of New York Heart Association class improvement with cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with advanced chronic heart failure: results from the Multicenter InSync Randomized Clinical Evaluation (MIRACLE) and Multice
    Luis A Pires
    The Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Am Heart J 151:837-43. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to identify predictors and characterize the timing of response to CRT in patients with advanced heart failure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Implantable devices for management of chronic heart failure: defibrillators and biventricular pacing therapy
    Luis A Pires
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 19:69-74. 2006
    ..The purpose of this review, therefore, is to present recent data on the non-pharmacologic, device-based treatment of patients with chronic heart failure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative testing of the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: how much is enough?
    Luis A Pires
    Heart Rhythm Center and the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:140-5. 2006
    ..Defibrillation testing of the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is considered a standard and required practice at the time of implantation. How much testing, if any in some cases, should be performed, however, remains unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Relationship between acute improvement in left ventricular function to 6-month outcomes after cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with chronic heart failure
    Luis A Pires
    Heart Rhythm Center, St John Hospital and Medical, Moross, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 17:65-70. 2011
    ..That such findings occur in patients with smaller LV volumes, however, may provide additional insight into the mechanisms responsible for CRT-induced long-term improvement in LV function and clinical benefit...
  6. ncbi request reprint Coronary sinus lead placement via the internal jugular vein in patients with advanced heart failure: a simplified percutaneous approach
    Luis A Pires
    Heart Rhythm Center, The Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:157-62. 2005
    ..In some cases, however, such as lack of venous access a right side approach is required. Cannulation of the CS via the right CAS vein is often technically difficult, leaving the right IJ vein as a suitable alternative...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in inducibility and prognosis of in-hospital versus out-of-hospital identified nonsustained ventricular tachycardia in patients with coronary artery disease: clinical and trial design implications
    L A Pires
    St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1156-62. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic patterns and temporal trends in the evaluation of adult patients hospitalized with syncope
    L A Pires
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, 22101 Moross, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1889-95. 2001
    ..Syncope is a common clinical problem that is often difficult and expensive to diagnose. We examined diagnostic patterns and trends and use of specialty consultations in the evaluation of syncope...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of nonsustained ventricular tachycardia identified postoperatively after coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Luis A Pires
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48302, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:757-63. 2002
    ..The prognosis of NSVT in this setting in patients with left ventricular (LV) dysfunction is unknown. This study was designed to assess its significance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome of women versus men with ventricular tachyarrhythmias treated with the implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Luis A Pires
    Department of Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:563-8. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of event rates and survival in patients with unexplained syncope without documented ventricular tachyarrhythmias versus patients with documented sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias both treated with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    L A Pires
    St John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Am J Cardiol 85:725-8. 2000
    ..These findings, plus the high association between recurrent syncope and ventricular arrhythmias, indicate that VT/VF are likely etiologies in selected patients with unexplained syncope and support ICD therapy in such cases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Safety and potential cost savings of same-setting electrophysiologic testing and placement of transvenous implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    L A Pires
    St John Hospital Cardiovascular Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Clin Cardiol 24:592-6. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Limitations of ejection fraction for prediction of sudden death risk in patients with coronary artery disease: lessons from the MUSTT study
    Alfred E Buxton
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Brown Medical School and Lifespan Academic Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1150-7. 2007
    ..We then constructed an algorithm to predict risk of mortality and sudden death...
  14. ncbi request reprint Worsening heart failure and recurrent untreated ventricular tachycardia in a CRT-D treated patient: why?
    Dane Jefic
    Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1276-8. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Conversion of atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm during treatment with intravenous esmolol or diltiazem: a prospective, randomized comparison
    Sohail Hassan
    St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA soli786 yahoo com
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 12:227-31. 2007
    ..0). Diltiazem does not decrease the likelihood of spontaneous conversion of AF to sinus rhythm in the ED setting...
  16. ncbi request reprint T wave alternans and ventricular arrhythmia risk stratification: uses and limitations
    Luis A Pires
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:776-7. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the optimal VV delay by an IEGM-based method in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Xiaoyi Min
    St Jude Medical CRMD, Sylmar, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:S19-22. 2007
    ..1 +/- 8.2 cm) was similar to that determined by the IEGM-based method (20.9 +/- 8.3 cm; concordance correlation coefficient = 0.98; 95% confidence, lower limit of 97%)...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular-based cardiac stimulation post AV nodal ablation evaluation (the PAVE study)
    Rahul N Doshi
    Cardiovascular Consultants of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada 89074, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:1160-5. 2005
    ..The PAVE trial prospectively compared chronic biventricular pacing to right ventricular pacing in patients undergoing ablation of the AV node for management of atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular rates...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiac-resynchronization therapy in heart failure with narrow QRS complexes
    John F Beshai
    University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:2461-71. 2007
    ..Some patients with narrow QRS complexes have echocardiographic evidence of left ventricular mechanical dyssynchrony and may also benefit from CRT...