Mehmet Kemal Aktas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relation of brain natriuretic peptide level to extent of left ventricular scarring in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Mehmet Kemal Aktas
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Cardiology Department, Rochester, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:243-5. 2009
  2. doi request reprint The effect of weight loss on clinical outcomes in patients implanted with a cardiac resynchronization therapy device-A MADIT-CRT substudy
    Mehmet K Aktas
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York Electronic address
    J Card Fail 20:183-9. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Effect of defibrillation threshold testing on heart failure hospitalization or death in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT)
    Mehmet K Aktas
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:193-9. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Dofetilide-induced long QT and torsades de pointes
    Mehmet K Aktas
    University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 12:197-202. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Effect of biventricular pacing during a ventricular sensed event
    Mehmet Kemal Aktas
    Cardiology Department, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1741-5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Right ventricular dysfunction and the incidence of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapies
    Mehmet K Aktas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1501-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Successful therapeutic hypothermia in patients with congenital long QT syndrome
    Mehmet K Aktas
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 16:100-3. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Relation of brain natriuretic peptide level to extent of left ventricular scarring in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Mehmet Kemal Aktas
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Cardiology Department, Rochester, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:243-5. 2009
    ..01) and greater myocardial hibernation (22+/-14% vs 12+/-7%, p=0.02) compared with patients with >or=33% scar. In conclusion, in patients with chronic heart failure, a decreased BNP response indicated extensive myocardial scarring...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of weight loss on clinical outcomes in patients implanted with a cardiac resynchronization therapy device-A MADIT-CRT substudy
    Mehmet K Aktas
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York Electronic address
    J Card Fail 20:183-9. 2014
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effect of weight loss on clinical outcomes in patients implanted with a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D)...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of defibrillation threshold testing on heart failure hospitalization or death in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT)
    Mehmet K Aktas
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:193-9. 2013
    ..Defibrillation threshold (DFT) testing is commonly practiced at the time of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implant. The clinical consequence of ICD shocks delivered during DFT testing is unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dofetilide-induced long QT and torsades de pointes
    Mehmet K Aktas
    University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 12:197-202. 2007
    ..We report four cases of dofetilide-induced QT prolongation and torsades de pointes. We discuss the risk factors for the development of dofetilide-induced long QT and torsades de pointes and review the current literature...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of biventricular pacing during a ventricular sensed event
    Mehmet Kemal Aktas
    Cardiology Department, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1741-5. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Right ventricular dysfunction and the incidence of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapies
    Mehmet K Aktas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1501-8. 2009
    ..The influence of right ventricular (RV) function on ICD therapy for sudden cardiac death (SCD) is not known...
  7. doi request reprint Successful therapeutic hypothermia in patients with congenital long QT syndrome
    Mehmet K Aktas
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 16:100-3. 2011
    ..Careful and routine monitoring of the QT interval in this patient population is necessary due to the potential for worsening electrical instability during induced hypothermia...