Kathryn K Collins
Affiliation: University of Colorado
- The spectrum of long-term electrophysiologic abnormalities in patients with univentricular heartsKathryn K Collins
Department of Cardiology, University of Colorado, The Children s Hospital, Aurora, Colo, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 4:310-7. 2009..The purpose of this article is to review the prevalence, mechanisms, and treatment of these electrophysiologic abnormalities within the single ventricle and Fontan patient...
- Use of cryoablation for treatment of tachyarrhythmias in 2010: survey of current practices of pediatric electrophysiologistsKathryn K Collins
Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Colorado, The Children s Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:304-8. 2011..Cryoablation for arrhythmia substrates in pediatrics has been available since 2003. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the current approach of pediatric electrophysiologists to the use of cryoablation in the current era...
- Use of a wearable automated defibrillator in children compared to young adultsKathryn K Collins
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Children s Hospital, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1119-24. 2010..The use of a wearable defibrillator has not been established in the pediatric population...
- Toward improved cosmetic results: a novel technique for the placement of a pacemaker or internal cardioverter/defibrillator generators in the axilla of young patientsKathryn K Collins
The Children s Hospital, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Pediatr Cardiol 30:1157-60. 2009..The theoretical advantages of this approach are improved cosmetic outcome, ease of subsequent surgeries for device generator changes, and potentially improved defibrillation thresholds...
- Pediatric nonpost-operative junctional ectopic tachycardia medical management and interventional therapiesKathryn K Collins
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital, 13123 E 16th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 53:690-7. 2009..To determine the outcomes of medical management, pacing, and catheter ablation for the treatment of nonpost-operative junctional ectopic tachycardia (JET) in a pediatric population...
- Cryoablation with an 8-mm tip catheter for pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia is safe and efficacious with a low incidence of recurrenceEric S Silver
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children s Hospital of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:681-6. 2010..Limited information is available regarding efficacy, mid-term outcomes, and complications related to the use of the 8-mm Freezor Max Cryoablation catheter (Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN, USA) in pediatric patients...
- Cryoablation versus radiofrequency ablation for treatment of pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: initial experience with 4-mm cryocatheterKathryn K Collins
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0632, USA
Heart Rhythm 3:564-70. 2006..No direct comparisons of cryoablation vs radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation in pediatric patients have been made...
- Cryoablation for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in young patients: predictors of recurrenceNikhil K Chanani
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1152-9. 2008..Our objective was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of cryoablation for AVNRT with the 4-mm and 6-mm tip cryoablation catheters in a young population and to elicit predictors of arrhythmia recurrence...
- The use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in pediatric patients awaiting heart transplantationAnne M Dubin
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford University, 750 Welch Road, Suite 305, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
J Card Fail 9:375-9. 2003..There is a high incidence of appropriate ICD therapy for malignant ventricular arrhythmias in this highly selected group of patients...
- Cryothermal catheter ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in a pediatric patient after atrioventricular canal repairChristopher M Rausch
Department of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 5:66-9. 2010..The use of a steerable catheter to locate the displaced His signal combined with the use of cryothermal energy allowed for the safe and effective treatment of this patient's tachycardia...
- Characterizing dual atrioventricular nodal physiology in pediatric patients with atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardiaDominic J Blurton
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:638-44. 2006..PR > or = RR is a relatively good predictor of AVNRT...
- Cryoablation of accessory pathways in the coronary sinus in young patients: a multicenter study from the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society's Working Group on CryoablationKathryn K Collins
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0632, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:592-7. 2007..This is a multicenter retrospective study evaluating the immediate- and mid-term outcomes of cryoablation of accessory pathways in the coronary sinus in children or in patients with congenital heart disease...
- Cryoablation in pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentry: electrophysiologic effects on atrioventricular nodal conductionKathryn K Collins
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0632, USA
Heart Rhythm 3:557-63. 2006..Cryoablation for treatment of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) is safe and efficacious. Information on the effects of cryoablation on atrioventricular (AV) nodal conduction is limited...
- Axillary versus infraclavicular placement for endocardial heart rhythm devices in patients with pediatric and congenital heart diseaseChristopher M Rausch
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
Am J Cardiol 106:1646-51. 2010....
- Invasive electrophysiology in children: state of the artGeorge F Van Hare
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
J Electrocardiol 35:165-74. 2002..The state of the art in invasive pediatric EP increasingly involves the use of advanced technology adapted for use in pediatric and congenital heart disease applications...
- Clinical and electrophysiologic characteristics of antidromic tachycardia in children with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndromeScott R Ceresnak
Pediatric Arrhythmia Service, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467 2490, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:480-8. 2012..The incidence and electrophysiologic characteristics of ART in children with WPW have not been well described...
- Influence of patient factors and ablative technologies on outcomes of radiofrequency ablation of intra-atrial re-entrant tachycardia in patients with congenital heart diseaseJohn K Triedman
Department of Cardiology, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1827-35. 2002..The goal of this study was to identify factors associated with radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) outcomes of intra-atrial re-entrant tachycardia (IART)...
- The electrophysiology of atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia following the Mustard or Senning procedure and its radiofrequency ablationAnne E Greene
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Cardiol Young 15:611-6. 2005..Successful radiofrequency ablation required a retrograde approach to the region of the slow pathway in the pulmonary venous atrium (morphologically right)...
- Use of electrophysiologic testing to assess risk in children with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndromeAnne M Dubin
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Cardiol Young 12:248-52. 2002..These data suggest that risk factors for sudden death, developed in studies of adult patients, are not clearly applicable to children. Further studies are needed better to define the indications for study and ablation in children...
- Epicardial left atrial appendage and biatrial appendage accessory pathwaysDouglas Mah
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Heart Rhythm 7:1740-5. 2010..Right atrial appendage to right ventricle pathways have been reported, but their left-sided counterparts have only recently been described...
- Incidental dual atrioventricular nodal physiology in children and adolescents: clinical follow-up and implicationsAnthony C McCanta
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80045 7106, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1528-32. 2010..The purpose of this study is to identify the risk of developing AVNRT in children and adolescents with incidental findings of dual AV nodal physiology after accessory pathway ablation...
- Cryoablation of the slow atrioventricular nodal pathway via a transbaffle approach in a patient with the Mustard procedure for d-transposition of the great arteriesAnthony C McCanta
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and the Children s Hospital Denver, 13123 East 16th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 6:479-83. 2011..This case describes the successful cryoablation of the slow AV nodal pathway via the transbaffle approach in a patient with d-transposition of the great arteries status post the Mustard procedure...
- Effectiveness of sotalol as first-line therapy for fetal supraventricular tachyarrhythmiasAmee Shah
Fetal Cardiovascular Program, Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics and the Fetal Treatment Center, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
Am J Cardiol 109:1614-8. 2012..In conclusion, transplacental sotalol, alone or combined with digoxin, is effective for the treatment of fetal SVT and AF, with an 85% complete or partial response rate in our series...
- Pediatric and Adult Congenital Endocardial Lead Extraction or Abandonment Decision (PACELEAD) survey of lead managementAnthony C McCanta
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, The University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Children s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:1621-7. 2011..There are no set standards for lead extraction in this patient population...
- Implantable cardioverter defibrillators in childrenTerrence U H Chun
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford University, 750 Welch Road, Suite 305, Palo Alto, California 94305, USA
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2:561-71. 2004..These patients may also have unique anatomic considerations that may affect device placement. This article will address some of the issues faced when considering the use of implantable-defibrillator therapy in the pediatric population...
- Ventricular ectopy following successful cryoablation for Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome in the right posterior septum: a case reportChristopher M Rausch
The University of Colorado and Cardiology, The Children s Hospital, Denver, Colo 80045, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 5:614-9. 2010..To our knowledge, this is the first report of secondary arrhythmias from cryothermal ablation of atrial arrhythmias...
- Cryoablation for presumed atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in pediatric patientsMario Villasenor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:1319-25. 2012..Little data exist on the outcomes of cryoablation for the treatment of presumptive atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) in a pediatric population...
- Detecting and diagnosing arrhythmias in adults with congenital heart diseaseKathryn K Collins
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of California, 521 Parnassus, C 346, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Curr Cardiol Rep 5:331-5. 2003..A careful history, noninvasive evaluation, and in some cases invasive testing are all necessary to determine arrhythmias in this population...
- Clinical outcomes of children with normal cardiac anatomy having radiofrequency catheter ablation > or =10 years earlierKathryn K Collins
Pediatric Arrhythmia Center at UCSF and Stanford, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco 94143, USA
Am J Cardiol 89:471-5. 2002
- Follow-up of a modified Fontan randomized trial for intraatrial reentrant tachycardia prophylaxisJoseph Atallah
Departments of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 7:219-25. 2012..investigated the safety and efficacy of a surgical atrial incision aimed at decreasing the incidence of intraatrial reentrant tachycardia (IART). The purpose of this study was to report the late follow-up of the aforementioned trial...