Frank Bogun

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mapping and ablation of epicardial idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias from within the coronary venous system
    Timir S Baman
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:274-9. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mapping criteria for hemodynamically tolerated, postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0366, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:20-6. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Spatial resolution of pace mapping of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia/ectopy originating in the right ventricular outflow tract
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0366, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:339-44. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Misdiagnosis of atrial fibrillation and its clinical consequences
    Frank Bogun
    Division of Cardiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Med 117:636-42. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of frequent, idiopathic premature ventricular complexes: comparison with a control group without intervention
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:863-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation guided by termination of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia by pacing with nonglobal capture
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:422-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Mechanical interruption of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia as a guide for catheter ablation
    Frank Bogun
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0366, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:687-91. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of Purkinje fibers in post-infarction ventricular tachycardia
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2500-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Electrogram characteristics in postinfarction ventricular tachycardia: effect of infarct age
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:667-74. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Isolated potentials during sinus rhythm and pace-mapping within scars as guides for ablation of post-infarction ventricular tachycardia
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2013-9. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Mapping and ablation of epicardial idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias from within the coronary venous system
    Timir S Baman
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:274-9. 2010
    ..The prevalence of epicardial idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias that can be ablated from within the coronary venous system (CVS) has not been described...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mapping criteria for hemodynamically tolerated, postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0366, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:20-6. 2006
    ..Mapping criteria for hemodynamically tolerated, postinfarction ventricular tachycardia (VT) have been evaluated in only small series of patients...
  3. doi request reprint Spatial resolution of pace mapping of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia/ectopy originating in the right ventricular outflow tract
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0366, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:339-44. 2008
    ..Pace mapping has been used to identify the site of origin of focal ventricular arrhythmias. The spatial resolution of pace mapping has not been adequately quantified using currently available three-dimensional mapping systems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Misdiagnosis of atrial fibrillation and its clinical consequences
    Frank Bogun
    Division of Cardiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Med 117:636-42. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence and clinical consequences of misdiagnosis of atrial fibrillation based on a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of frequent, idiopathic premature ventricular complexes: comparison with a control group without intervention
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:863-7. 2007
    ..However, case reports have demonstrated a possible link between frequent PVCs and left ventricular (LV) dysfunction. In addition, frequent PVCs recently were demonstrated to be associated with increased LV dimensions and cardiomyopathy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation guided by termination of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia by pacing with nonglobal capture
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:422-6. 2004
    ..We prospectively investigated the prevalence and value of this criterion for identifying a target site for ablation in patients with postinfarction ventricular tachycardia (VT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mechanical interruption of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia as a guide for catheter ablation
    Frank Bogun
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0366, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:687-91. 2005
    ..In postinfarction ventricular tachycardia (VT), the reentrant circuit is partly endocardial and therefore may be susceptible to catheter trauma...
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of Purkinje fibers in post-infarction ventricular tachycardia
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2500-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the role of Purkinje fibers in monomorphic, post-infarction ventricular tachycardia (VT)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Electrogram characteristics in postinfarction ventricular tachycardia: effect of infarct age
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:667-74. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to correlate infarct age with characteristics of the endocardial electrograms (EGM) obtained in patients undergoing mapping procedures for postinfarction ventricular tachycardia (VT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Isolated potentials during sinus rhythm and pace-mapping within scars as guides for ablation of post-infarction ventricular tachycardia
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2013-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify ventricular tachycardia (VT) isthmus sites by pace-mapping within scar tissue and to identify electrogram characteristics that are helpful in identifying VT isthmus sites during sinus rhythm (SR)...
  11. doi request reprint Recovery from left ventricular dysfunction after ablation of frequent premature ventricular complexes
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5853, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:172-5. 2013
    ..Patients with frequent premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) and PVC-induced cardiomyopathy usually have recovery of left ventricular (LV) dysfunction postablation. The time course of recovery of LV function has not been described...
  12. doi request reprint Characteristics of atrial tachycardia due to small vs large reentrant circuits after ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:469-76. 2013
    ..While macroreentrant atrial tachycardias (ATs) have been reasonably well described, little is known about small reentrant circuits...
  13. doi request reprint Dabigatran vs warfarin for radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Jin Seok Kim
    Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 5853, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:483-9. 2013
    ..It is not clear whether dabigatran is as safe and effective as uninterrupted anticoagulation with warfarin during radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA) of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of left atrial circumferential ablation for atrial fibrillation on left atrial transport function
    Kristina Lemola
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:923-8. 2005
    ..The effects of left atrial (LA) circumferential ablation on LA function in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) have not been well described...
  15. doi request reprint The optimal range of international normalized ratio for radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation during therapeutic anticoagulation with warfarin
    Jin Seok Kim
    Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:302-9. 2013
    ..However, the optimal international normalized ratio (INR) levels during RFA have not been defined...
  16. doi request reprint Randomized evaluation of right atrial ablation after left atrial ablation of complex fractionated atrial electrograms for long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation
    Hakan Oral
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 1:6-13. 2008
    ..However, many studies have reported excellent outcomes from RFA of long-lasting persistent AF with the use of other ablation strategies that were limited to the LA. The incremental value of RFA of RA CFAEs is yet to be defined...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of QRS duration of frequent premature ventricular complexes on the development of cardiomyopathy
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:1460-4. 2012
    ..Patients with frequent premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) are at risk of developing reversible PVC-induced cardiomyopathy (rPVC-CMP). Not all determinants of rPVC-CMP are known...
  18. pmc Delayed-enhanced MR scar imaging and intraprocedural registration into an electroanatomical mapping system in post-infarction patients
    Sanjaya Gupta
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:207-10. 2012
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of recurrent atrial fibrillation after pulmonary vein isolation by segmental ostial ablation
    Kristina Lemola
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:197-202. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the mechanisms responsible for recurrent atrial fibrillation (AF) after pulmonary vein isolation (PV) by segmental ostial ablation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency catheter ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation guided by complex electrograms
    Hakan Oral
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Circulation 115:2606-12. 2007
    ..However, only a small number of patients with chronic AF have been included in previous studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, mechanisms, and clinical significance of macroreentrant atrial tachycardia during and following left atrial ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Aman Chugh
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0311, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:464-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and clinical significance of macroreentrant atrial tachycardia (AT) after left atrial (LA) circumferential ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  22. doi request reprint The impact of age on the atrial substrate: insights from patients with a low scar burden undergoing catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 34:287-94. 2012
    ..Advancing age is a strong risk factor for the development of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, its impact on the left atrial (LA) substrate in patients is not well defined...
  23. doi request reprint Ablation of epicardial ventricular arrhythmias from nonepicardial sites
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1525-9. 2011
    ..Idiopathic epicardial ventricular arrhythmias can be targeted from the coronary venous system or the pericardial space, the endocardium, or the aortic sinus cusps...
  24. ncbi request reprint A randomized assessment of the incremental role of ablation of complex fractionated atrial electrograms after antral pulmonary vein isolation for long-lasting persistent atrial fibrillation
    Hakan Oral
    Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 5853, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:782-9. 2009
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Relationship of frequent postinfarction premature ventricular complexes to the reentry circuit of scar-related ventricular tachycardia
    Frank Bogun
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:367-74. 2008
    ..Postinfarction reentrant ventricular tachycardia (VT) is usually scar-related. However, the sites of origin of premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) in the setting of healed myocardial infarction have not been well characterized...
  26. doi request reprint Post-infarction ventricular arrhythmias originating in papillary muscles
    Frank Bogun
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1794-802. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to define the role of papillary muscles (PAPs) in post-infarction ventricular arrhythmias...
  27. pmc Left atrial pressure and dominant frequency of atrial fibrillation in humans
    Kentaro Yoshida
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:181-7. 2011
    ..Atrial stretch is thought to play a role in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, the precise mechanism by which stretch contributes to AF maintenance in humans is unknown...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ventricular arrhythmias originating from papillary muscles in the right ventricle
    Thomas Crawford
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:725-30. 2010
    ..There are no prior studies describing the characteristics of the ventricular arrhythmias (VAs) arising from the right ventricular papillary muscles (RV PAPs)...
  29. doi request reprint Relation of symptoms and symptom duration to premature ventricular complex-induced cardiomyopathy
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:92-5. 2012
    ..Frequent idiopathic premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) can result in a reversible form of cardiomyopathy. In this study, the determinants of PVC-induced left ventricular (LV) dysfunction were assessed...
  30. doi request reprint Effect of catheter ablation on progression of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Krit Jongnarangsin
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5853, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:9-14. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine the effect of radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA) on progression of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter after left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Aman Chugh
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 113:609-15. 2006
    ..The effects of left atrial (LA) ablation on the characteristics of CTI-dependent flutter have not been described...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation on size of the left atrium and pulmonary veins
    Kristina Lemola
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:576-81. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of left atrial circumferential ablation on the size of the left atrium and pulmonary veins (PVs)...
  33. doi request reprint Complex electrograms within the coronary sinus: time- and frequency-domain characteristics, effects of antral pulmonary vein isolation, and relationship to clinical outcome in patients with paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation
    Kentaro Yoshida
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1017-23. 2008
    ..The mechanistic and clinical significance of complex fractionated atrial electrograms (CFAE) in the coronary sinus (CS) has been unclear...
  34. ncbi request reprint Noninducibility of atrial fibrillation as an end point of left atrial circumferential ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a randomized study
    Hakan Oral
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Circulation 110:2797-801. 2004
    ..However, no electrophysiological end points other than voltage abatement and/or conduction slowing or block across ablation lines have been used. It has been unclear whether noninducibility of AF is a clinically useful end point...
  35. doi request reprint Body mass index, obstructive sleep apnea, and outcomes of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Krit Jongnarangsin
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:668-72. 2008
    ..Obesity and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are associated with atrial fibrillation (AF). The effects of a large body mass index (BMI) and OSA on the results of radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA) of AF are unclear...
  36. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of recurrence after radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation guided by complex fractionated atrial electrograms
    Thomas C Crawford
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, SPC 5853, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 21:27-33. 2008
    ..A better understanding of the mechanisms of recurrent atrial fibrillation (AF) after radiofrequency ablation of complex, fractionated atrial electrograms (CFAEs) may be helpful for refining AF ablation strategies...
  37. doi request reprint Utility of tachycardia cycle length variability in discriminating atrial tachycardia from ventricular tachycardia
    Krit Jongnarangsin
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:225-8. 2010
    ..Tachycardia cycle length (CL) variability and the relationship between atrial and ventricular CLs may be useful in discriminating AT from VT with 1:1 retrograde conduction...
  38. pmc Septal involvement in patients with post-infarction ventricular tachycardia: implications for mapping and radiofrequency ablation
    Kentaro Yoshida
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:2491-500. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of the re-entry circuit within the interventricular septum in post-infarction patients referred for ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation...
  39. ncbi request reprint High-output pacing in mapping of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
    Jean Francois Sarrazin
    Department of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:1709-14. 2008
    ..Unexcitable scar is not thought to contain surviving muscle fibers critical to the circuit. Due to current-to-load mismatch or a deep seated isthmus, higher power might be required in order to obtain capture...
  40. doi request reprint Relationship between the spectral characteristics of atrial fibrillation and atrial tachycardias that occur after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Kentaro Yoshida
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:11-7. 2009
    ..During catheter ablation of complex fractionated atrial electrograms, persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) may convert to an atrial tachycardia (AT)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of encircling and nonencircling left atrial ablation for chronic atrial fibrillation
    Hakan Oral
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:1165-72. 2005
    ..Left atrial (LA) circumferential ablation has been reported to eliminate atrial fibrillation (AF). Whether an ablation without encirclement of the pulmonary veins (PVs) is as effective as LA circumferential ablation is not clear...
  42. ncbi request reprint Reasons for failed ablation for idiopathic right ventricular outflow tract-like ventricular arrhythmias
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5853, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:1101-8. 2013
    ..A left bundle branch block, inferior axis morphology arrhythmia is the hallmark of RVOT arrhythmias. VAs from other sites of origin can mimic RVOT VAs, and ablation in the RVOT typically fails for these VAs...
  43. doi request reprint Characteristics of intramural scar in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy and relation to intramural ventricular arrhythmias
    Benoit Desjardins
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:891-7. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the value of voltage mapping to detect MRI-defined intramural scar and to correlate the scar with ventricular arrhythmias...
  44. doi request reprint Value of right ventricular mapping in patients with postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:938-42. 2012
    ..Postinfarction ventricular tachycardia (VT) typically involves the left ventricular endocardium. Right ventricular involvement in the arrhythmogenic substrate of postinfarction VT is considered unusual...
  45. doi request reprint Impact of preprocedural imaging on outcomes of catheter ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, SPC 5853, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 34:255-62. 2012
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Randomized comparison of cavotricuspid isthmus ablation for atrial flutter using an open irrigation-tip versus a large-tip radiofrequency ablation catheter
    Karl J Ilg
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:1007-12. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the efficiency of radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA) of the CTI using LTC versus OITC to eliminate atrial flutter (AFL)...
  47. doi request reprint Intramural idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating in the intraventricular septum: mapping and ablation
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:258-63. 2012
    ..Intramural septal idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias have not been described systematically...
  48. doi request reprint Anticoagulant therapy and risk of cerebrovascular events after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in the elderly
    Aurélie Guiot
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:36-43. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and predictors of CVEs after RFA in patients with AF ≥65 years old, in comparison to patients <65 years, and with or without AF...
  49. doi request reprint Clinical value of noninducibility by high-dose isoproterenol versus rapid atrial pacing after catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Thomas Crawford
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:13-20. 2010
    ..AF can be induced by RAP or ISO in >85% of patients with PAF...
  50. doi request reprint A nationwide survey on the prevalence of atrioesophageal fistula after left atrial radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Kasturi K Ghia
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 24:33-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and factors associated with AEF using a nationwide anonymous survey...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary vein isolation as an end point for left atrial circumferential ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Kristina Lemola
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1060-6. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether elimination of pulmonary vein (PV) arrhythmogenicity is necessary for the efficacy of left atrial circumferential ablation (LACA) for atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  52. doi request reprint Ventricular arrhythmias originating from a papillary muscle in patients without prior infarction: a comparison with fascicular arrhythmias
    Eric Good
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:1530-7. 2008
    ..The papillary muscles (PAP) have been implicated in arrhythmogenesis, largely based on theoretical considerations and experimental studies. Few clinical studies have described papillary muscle arrhythmias...
  53. ncbi request reprint Movement of the esophagus during left atrial catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Eric Good
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2107-10. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the extent of esophageal mobility that occurs during catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation under conscious sedation...
  54. doi request reprint Mapping and ablation of frequent post-infarction premature ventricular complexes
    Jean Francois Sarrazin
    Department of Cardiology, University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:1002-8. 2010
    ..Premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) occur frequently in patients with heart disease. The sites of origin of PVCs in patients with prior myocardial infarction and the response to catheter ablation have not been systematically assessed...
  55. ncbi request reprint Topographic analysis of the coronary sinus and major cardiac veins by computed tomography
    Kristina Lemola
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0311, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:694-9. 2005
    ..Applications of radiofrequency energy within the CS may be necessary. Atrio-esophageal fistula has been recognized as a complication of ablation along the posterior left atrial wall...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effects of two different catheter ablation techniques on spectral characteristics of atrial fibrillation
    Kristina Lemola
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:340-8. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of atypical atrial flutter and atrial tachycardia within the coronary sinus after left atrial ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Aman Chugh
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:83-91. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to describe the prevalence and ablation of coronary sinus (CS) arrhythmias after left atrial ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  58. doi request reprint Relationship between burden of premature ventricular complexes and left ventricular function
    Timir S Baman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:865-9. 2010
    ..The factors resulting in impaired left ventricular function are unclear. Whether a critical burden of PVCs can result in cardiomyopathy has not been determined...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relative timing of isolated potentials during postinfarction ventricular tachycardia and sinus rhythm
    Frank Bogun
    Henry Ford Hospital, Division of Cardiology, Detroit, Michigan 48202 9888, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 10:65-72. 2004
    ..In an attempt to differentiate bystander pathways from critical sites within a reentry circuit, we compared the relative timing of isolated potentials during VT and sinus rhythm...
  60. pmc Determinants of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
    Thomas Crawford
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5853, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:624-31. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze infarct architecture and electrogram characteristics in patients with and without inducible VT and to identify correlates of postinfarction VT...
  61. doi request reprint Time to cardioversion of recurrent atrial arrhythmias after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation and long-term clinical outcome
    Timir S Baman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:1321-5. 2009
    ....
  62. doi request reprint The role of interpolation in PVC-induced cardiomyopathy
    Hilal Olgun
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1046-9. 2011
    ..Frequent premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) can cause cardiomyopathy. The mechanism is not known and may be multifactorial...
  63. doi request reprint The value of defibrillator electrograms for recognition of clinical ventricular tachycardias and for pace mapping of post-infarction ventricular tachycardia
    Kentaro Yoshida
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:969-79. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the value of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) electrograms (EGMs) in identifying clinically documented ventricular tachycardias (VTs)...
  64. doi request reprint Automated analysis of the 12-lead electrocardiogram to identify the exit site of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:330-4. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of a computerized algorithm for identifying a VT exit site on the basis of the 12-lead ECG...
  65. doi request reprint Reasons for recurrent ventricular tachycardia after catheter ablation of post-infarction ventricular tachycardia
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5853, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:66-73. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the determinants of ventricular tachycardia (VT) recurrence in patients who underwent VT ablation for post-infarction VT...
  66. ncbi request reprint A tailored approach to catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Hakan Oral
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 113:1824-31. 2006
    ..A tailored strategy that targets initiators and drivers of AF is a possible alternative to a standardized lesion set...
  67. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of continuous electrical activity in patients with paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation
    Hiroshi Tada
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:606-12. 2008
    ..One type of CFAE is continuous electrical activity (CEA). The prevalence and characteristics of CEA in patients with paroxysmal and persistent AF are unclear...
  68. pmc Predictors of successful catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias arising from the papillary muscles
    Miki Yokokawa
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1654-9. 2010
    ..Ablation of arrhythmias arising from the papillary muscles (PAPs) is challenging...
  69. ncbi request reprint Circumferential pulmonary-vein ablation for chronic atrial fibrillation
    Hakan Oral
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:934-41. 2006
    ..We conducted a randomized, controlled trial of circumferential pulmonary-vein ablation for the treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation...
  70. ncbi request reprint Mechanical displacement of the esophagus in patients undergoing left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Aman Chugh
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5853, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:319-22. 2009
    ..Left atrial (LA) ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) may rarely be complicated by an atrio-esophageal fistula...
  71. doi request reprint Prevalence of fever in patients undergoing left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation guided by barium esophagraphy
    Rubinder S Ruby
    Section of Electrophysiology Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:883-7. 2009
    ..Real-time esophageal imaging is critical in avoiding esophageal injury. However, the safety of esophageal imaging with barium has not been specifically explored...
  72. pmc Impact of radiofrequency ablation of frequent post-infarction premature ventricular complexes on left ventricular ejection fraction
    Jean Francois Sarrazin
    Department of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:1543-9. 2009
    ..Frequent idiopathic premature ventricular complexes (PVC) are associated with a reversible form of cardiomyopathy. The effect of frequent PVCs on left ventricular function has not been evaluated in post-infarction patients...
  73. doi request reprint Simultaneous use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and left ventricular assist devices in patients with severe heart failure
    Michael Kuhne
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:378-82. 2010
    ..In conclusion, simultaneous ICD and LVAD therapy in patients with severe congestive heart failure is safe and clinically feasible. Interactions between the devices are uncommon and appear limited to specific models of ICDs...
  74. doi request reprint A critical decrease in dominant frequency and clinical outcome after catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Kentaro Yoshida
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:295-302. 2010
    ..Termination of persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) by radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is associated with a high probability of freedom from AF but requires extensive ablation and long procedure times...
  75. ncbi request reprint Temporal stability of the location of the esophagus in patients undergoing a repeat left atrial ablation procedure for atrial fibrillation or flutter
    Robert Kennedy
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0311, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:351-5. 2008
    ..The esophagus may be mobile during a left atrial (LA) ablation procedure for atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  76. pmc Prevalence and predictors of complications of radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Timir S Baman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:626-31. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence and predictors of periprocedural complications after RFA for AF...
  77. ncbi request reprint Atrial tachycardia after circumferential pulmonary vein ablation of atrial fibrillation: mechanistic insights, results of catheter ablation, and risk factors for recurrence
    Sanders Chae
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1781-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the mechanism of atrial tachycardia (AT) that occurs after ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Risk of thromboembolic events after percutaneous left atrial radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Hakan Oral
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Circulation 114:759-65. 2006
    ..The effect of percutaneous left atrial radiofrequency ablation (LARFA) of AF on the risk of TEs is unclear...
  79. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic analysis of the anatomy of the left atrium and the esophagus: implications for left atrial catheter ablation
    Kristina Lemola
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Circulation 110:3655-60. 2004
    ..No in vivo studies have examined the relationship of the esophagus to the LA. The purpose of this study was to describe the topographic anatomy of the esophagus and the posterior LA by use of CT...
  80. doi request reprint Role of radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in cardiac sarcoidosis: report from a multicenter registry
    Dane Jefic
    St John Hospital and Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:189-95. 2009
    ..Management of ventricular tachycardia (VT) is challenging in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis...
  81. doi request reprint Assessment of radiofrequency ablation lesions by CMR imaging after ablation of idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias
    Karl Ilg
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:278-85. 2010
    ....
  82. doi request reprint Inducibility of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation by isoproterenol and its relation to the mode of onset of atrial fibrillation
    Hakan Oral
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:466-70. 2008
    ..It also is not clear whether isoproterenol is equally effective in inducing AF in the clinical subtypes of vagotonic, adrenergic, and random AF...
  83. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of a shared isthmus in postinfarction patients with pleiomorphic, hemodynamically tolerated ventricular tachycardias
    Frank Bogun
    Division of Cardiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 9888, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:237-41. 2002
    ..The prevalence of a shared isthmus in patients with multiple hemodynamically tolerated VTs has not been determined...
  84. doi request reprint Ablation of ventricular tachycardia in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Frank Bogun
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5853, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1227-30. 2008
    ..During the mapping procedure, pace-mapping in conjunction with voltage maps focusing on areas with isolated potentials helps to identify scar areas that are critical for VT in these patients...
  85. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of asymptomatic recurrences of atrial fibrillation after successful radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Hakan Oral
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0311, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:920-4. 2004
    ..However, asymptomatic recurrences of AF may remain undetected. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic recurrences of AF after an apparently successful catheter ablation procedure for AF...
  86. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of atrial flutter occurring late after orthotopic heart transplantation with atrio-atrial anastomosis
    Joseph E Marine
    Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:412-20. 2005
    ..We sought to better define the electrophysiologic mechanism of atrial flutter in patients after heart transplantation...
  87. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of electrocardiogram interpretation by cardiologists in the setting of incorrect computer analysis
    Daejoon Anh
    Division of Cardiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48109, USA
    J Electrocardiol 39:343-5. 2006
    ..The accuracy of the overreading physician's interpretation of ECGs that were incorrectly read as atrial fibrillation by a computer algorithm has not been systematically examined...
  88. doi request reprint Effect of epicardial fat on electroanatomical mapping and epicardial catheter ablation
    Benoit Desjardins
    University of Michigan Health Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1320-7. 2010
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Retrospective diagnosis of prolonged QT interval and Torsades de Pointes made by analysis of ICD electrograms
    Frank Bogun
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Electrocardiol 37:237-9. 2004
    ..The stored far-field electrograms of the ICD were used to make the diagnosis of prolonged QT interval and Torsades de Pointes retrospectively...
  90. doi request reprint Inadvertent electrical isolation of the left atrial appendage during catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation
    Chin Pang Chan
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:173-80. 2010
    ..Left atrial appendage (LAA) isolation is rare and may be associated with impaired transport function and thromboembolism...
  91. ncbi request reprint Analysis during sinus rhythm of critical sites in reentry circuits of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia
    Frank Bogun
    Division of Cardiology, JW Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 7:95-103. 2002
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Bundle branch reentrant tachycardia in patients with apparent normal His-Purkinje conduction: the role of functional conduction impairment
    Yi Gang Li
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1233-9. 2002
    ..His-Purkinje conduction delay, manifested by bundle branch block QRS complex configuration or by HV interval prolongation, is considered an essential condition for maintenance of bundle branch reentrant tachycardia (BBRT)...
  93. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of ventricular tachycardia termination by pacing at left ventricular sites in patients with coronary artery disease
    Frank Bogun
    J W Goethe University, Division of Cardiology, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 6:35-41. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the mechanisms by which pacing terminates VT at left ventricular (LV) sites with and without concealed entrainment (CE) in patients with prior myocardial infarction...
  94. ncbi request reprint Mapping of post-infarction VT: is sinus rhythm enough?
    Frank Bogun
    Heart Rhythm 5:992-3. 2008
  95. ncbi request reprint Supraventricular tachycardia in a heart transplant recipient: what is the mechanism?
    Joseph E Marine
    Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:632-3. 2004
  96. ncbi request reprint Utility of atrial and ventricular cycle length variability in determining the mechanism of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
    Thomas C Crawford
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:698-703. 2007
    ..No prior studies have systematically investigated the diagnostic value of cycle length (CL) variability in differentiating the mechanism of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)...