John F Beshai

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac sarcoidosis and coronary artery disease: a two-hit mechanism to left ventricular dysfunction (Or is It)?
    J C Hansen
    Section of Cardiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 30:237-40. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The resynchronization therapy in narrow QRS study (RethinQ study): methods and protocol design
    John F Beshai
    University of Chicago Hospital, 5758 South Maryland Avenue, MC 9024, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 19:149-55. 2007
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Mechanical dyssynchrony from the perspective of a cardiac electrophysiologist
    John F Beshai
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 23:447-51. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Medtronic Sprint Fidelis lead recall: determining the initial 5-year management cost to Medicare
    Amit K Mehrotra
    Heart Rhythm Center in the Section of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1192-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Initial experience using a radiofrequency powered transseptal needle
    Matthew P Smelley
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:423-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of defibrillation threshold testing-induced ventricular fibrillation on renal function
    John H Shin
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5758 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 38:209-15. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Ranolazine safely decreases ventricular and atrial fibrillation in Timothy syndrome (LQT8)
    Dipak P Shah
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:e62-4. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac sarcoidosis detected by late gadolinium enhancement and prevalence of atrial arrhythmias
    Matthew A Cain
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    Am J Cardiol 113:1556-60. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Effects of electrocautery on transvenous lead insulation materials
    Kiam Khiang Lim
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:429-35. 2009

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac sarcoidosis and coronary artery disease: a two-hit mechanism to left ventricular dysfunction (Or is It)?
    J C Hansen
    Section of Cardiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 30:237-40. 2013
    ..It also stresses the importance of ruling out ischemia in any patient with declining left ventricular function. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint The resynchronization therapy in narrow QRS study (RethinQ study): methods and protocol design
    John F Beshai
    University of Chicago Hospital, 5758 South Maryland Avenue, MC 9024, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 19:149-55. 2007
    ..The Resynchronization Therapy In Narrow QRS (RethinQ) study will evaluate mechanical dyssynchrony using echocardiography (both M mode and TDI) as an eligibility requirement for CRT...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Mechanical dyssynchrony from the perspective of a cardiac electrophysiologist
    John F Beshai
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 23:447-51. 2008
    ..It has been proposed that the use of echocardiographic imaging could be a more specific marker of intraventricular conduction delay rather than the surrogate marker of electrical delay demonstrated by prolonged QRS duration...
  5. doi request reprint Medtronic Sprint Fidelis lead recall: determining the initial 5-year management cost to Medicare
    Amit K Mehrotra
    Heart Rhythm Center in the Section of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1192-7. 2011
    ..The Medtronic Sprint Fidelis defibrillator lead has a high failure rate and was recalled in October 2007...
  6. doi request reprint Initial experience using a radiofrequency powered transseptal needle
    Matthew P Smelley
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:423-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of using a novel radiofrequency (RF) powered transseptal needle to perform transseptal puncture (TSP)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of defibrillation threshold testing-induced ventricular fibrillation on renal function
    John H Shin
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5758 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 38:209-15. 2013
    ..This study examined the acute effect of DFT testing on renal function in patients undergoing implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) implantation...
  8. doi request reprint Ranolazine safely decreases ventricular and atrial fibrillation in Timothy syndrome (LQT8)
    Dipak P Shah
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:e62-4. 2012
    ..This case report details the decrease of atrial fibrillation and ventricular fibrillation events in our LQT8 patient with the addition of ranolazine...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac sarcoidosis detected by late gadolinium enhancement and prevalence of atrial arrhythmias
    Matthew A Cain
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    Am J Cardiol 113:1556-60. 2014
    ..In patients receiving implantable defibrillators, programing to minimize inappropriate ICD shocks for atrial arrhythmias must be considered. ..
  10. doi request reprint Effects of electrocautery on transvenous lead insulation materials
    Kiam Khiang Lim
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:429-35. 2009
    ..Insulation defects are a leading cause of transvenous lead failure. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of electrocautery on transvenous lead insulation materials...
  11. doi request reprint Late potential at the high ventricular septal level in a patient with Brugada: possible mechanisms and clinical implications
    Jose L Baez-Escudero
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Electrocardiol 43:459-62. 2010
    ..We discuss the possible mechanisms for this intracardiac finding and its clinical significance. We also review the effect of isoproterenol infusion on both the late potential and the surface ECG...
  12. ncbi request reprint Role of echocardiography in selection of patients for biventricular pacing therapy
    Richa Agarwal
    University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 11:352-9. 2009
    ..Use of echocardiography to define dyssynchrony and the impact of promising imaging methods for future patient selection for CRT are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint ICD lead parameters, performance, and adverse events following continuous-flow LVAD implantation
    Isac C Thomas
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Center at the University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 37:464-72. 2014
    ..We sought to evaluate for changes in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) performance following LVAD implantation...
  14. doi request reprint Myocardial damage in patients with sarcoidosis and preserved left ventricular systolic function: an observational study
    Amit R Patel
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 5084, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:1231-7. 2011
    ..We aim to characterize the prevalence of LGE, its associated cardiac findings, and its clinical implications in sarcoidosis patients with preserved LVEF...
  15. ncbi request reprint Marker annotation misalignment on a defibrillator interrogation printout
    Kiam Khiang Lim
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:1216-7. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship between stature and the prevalence of atrial fibrillation in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Ibrahim R Hanna
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1683-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine the influence of stature on atrial fibrillation (AF) in high-risk patients with reduced left ventricular (LV) systolic function...