Kenneth C Bilchick
Affiliation: University of Virginia
- Prediction of mortality in clinical practice for medicare patients undergoing defibrillator implantation for primary prevention of sudden cardiac deathKenneth C Bilchick
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 229808, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1647-55. 2012..The aim of this study was to derive and validate a practical risk model to predict death within 4 years of primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation...
- Prevalence and distribution of regional scar in dysfunctional myocardial segments in Duchenne muscular dystrophyKenneth C Bilchick
Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 13:20. 2011....
- Bundle-branch block morphology and other predictors of outcome after cardiac resynchronization therapy in Medicare patientsKenneth C Bilchick
Departments of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, PO Box 800158, Charlottesville, VA 22901, USA
Circulation 122:2022-30. 2010..Analysis of population-based outcomes provides a method to identify real-world predictors of CRT outcomes...
- Initial experience of sequential surgical epicardial-catheter endocardial ablation for persistent and long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation with long-term follow-upSrijoy Mahapatra
Department of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0679, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 91:1890-8. 2011..We sought to determine if minimally-invasive surgical ablation, followed by catheter ablation of all inducible flutters, would improve success rates over repeat catheter ablation alone...
- Cardiac magnetic resonance assessment of dyssynchrony and myocardial scar predicts function class improvement following cardiac resynchronization therapyKenneth C Bilchick
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:561-8. 2008....
- MR cine DENSE dyssynchrony parameters for the evaluation of heart failure: comparison with myocardial tissue taggingLoren P Budge
Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:789-97. 2012....
- Computed tomography image-guided catheter ablation of a focal atrial tachycardia from the noncoronary sinus of ValsalvaJoseph E Marine
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0409, USA
Heart Rhythm 4:1582. 2007
- Prognostic value of heart rate variability in chronic congestive heart failure (Veterans Affairs' Survival Trial of Antiarrhythmic Therapy in Congestive Heart Failure)Kenneth C Bilchick
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Am J Cardiol 90:24-8. 2002..3 ms had a significantly increased risk of sudden death (p = 0.016). Thus, HRV was the sole independent predictor of overall mortality and was significantly associated with sudden death in this population...
- Circumferential ablation with pulmonary vein isolation in permanent atrial fibrillationAamir Cheema
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Am J Cardiol 99:1425-8. 2007..In conclusion, study results suggest that circumferential ablation with PV isolation has moderate efficacy in patients with permanent AF. Efficacy is limited in those in continuous AF for >12 months...
- Differential regional gene expression from cardiac dyssynchrony induced by chronic right ventricular free wall pacing in the mouseKenneth C Bilchick
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Physiol Genomics 26:109-15. 2006..Such analysis using a murine implantable pacemaker should facilitate molecular studies of cardiac dyssynchrony and help elucidate novel mechanisms by which stress/stretch stimuli due to dyssynchrony impact the normal and failing heart...
- Sonication of explanted cardiac rhythm management devices for the diagnosis of pocket infections and asymptomatic bacterial colonizationPamela K Mason
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:143-9. 2011..The purpose of this study was to determine the value of ultrasonication of explanted generators in the diagnosis of pocket infections and asymptomatic bacterial colonization...