Kathryn K Collins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Toward improved cosmetic results: a novel technique for the placement of a pacemaker or internal cardioverter/defibrillator generators in the axilla of young patients
    Kathryn K Collins
    The Children s Hospital, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:1157-60. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Pediatric nonpost-operative junctional ectopic tachycardia medical management and interventional therapies
    Kathryn 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
  3. doi request reprint The spectrum of long-term electrophysiologic abnormalities in patients with univentricular hearts
    Kathryn K Collins
    Department of Cardiology, University of Colorado, The Children s Hospital, Aurora, Colo, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 4:310-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Use of a wearable automated defibrillator in children compared to young adults
    Kathryn K Collins
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Children s Hospital, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1119-24. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Use of cryoablation for treatment of tachyarrhythmias in 2010: survey of current practices of pediatric electrophysiologists
    Kathryn 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
  6. doi request reprint Cryoablation with an 8-mm tip catheter for pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia is safe and efficacious with a low incidence of recurrence
    Eric 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Cryoablation versus radiofrequency ablation for treatment of pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: initial experience with 4-mm cryocatheter
    Kathryn K Collins
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0632, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:564-70. 2006
  8. pmc Cryoablation for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in young patients: predictors of recurrence
    Nikhil K Chanani
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1152-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Fascicular and nonfascicular left ventricular tachycardias in the young: an international multicenter study
    Kathryn K Collins
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:640-8. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Cryothermal catheter ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in a pediatric patient after atrioventricular canal repair
    Christopher M Rausch
    Department of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:66-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Toward improved cosmetic results: a novel technique for the placement of a pacemaker or internal cardioverter/defibrillator generators in the axilla of young patients
    Kathryn 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...
  2. doi request reprint Pediatric nonpost-operative junctional ectopic tachycardia medical management and interventional therapies
    Kathryn 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...
  3. doi request reprint The spectrum of long-term electrophysiologic abnormalities in patients with univentricular hearts
    Kathryn 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...
  4. doi request reprint Use of a wearable automated defibrillator in children compared to young adults
    Kathryn 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...
  5. doi request reprint Use of cryoablation for treatment of tachyarrhythmias in 2010: survey of current practices of pediatric electrophysiologists
    Kathryn 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...
  6. doi request reprint Cryoablation with an 8-mm tip catheter for pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia is safe and efficacious with a low incidence of recurrence
    Eric 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cryoablation versus radiofrequency ablation for treatment of pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: initial experience with 4-mm cryocatheter
    Kathryn 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...
  8. pmc Cryoablation for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in young patients: predictors of recurrence
    Nikhil 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...
  9. doi request reprint Fascicular and nonfascicular left ventricular tachycardias in the young: an international multicenter study
    Kathryn K Collins
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:640-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical presentation and outcomes of pediatric patients with ventricular tachycardia (VT) originating from left heart structures...
  10. doi request reprint Cryothermal catheter ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in a pediatric patient after atrioventricular canal repair
    Christopher 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterizing dual atrioventricular nodal physiology in pediatric patients with atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Dominic J Blurton
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:638-44. 2006
    ..Our objective was to characterize dual AV nodal physiology as it pertains to a pediatric population...
  12. ncbi request reprint The use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in pediatric patients awaiting heart transplantation
    Anne 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
    ..This multicenter study evaluated experience with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) as a bridge to orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT) in children...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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 Cryoablation
    Kathryn 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cryoablation in pediatric atrioventricular nodal reentry: electrophysiologic effects on atrioventricular nodal conduction
    Kathryn 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...
  15. doi request reprint Axillary versus infraclavicular placement for endocardial heart rhythm devices in patients with pediatric and congenital heart disease
    Christopher M Rausch
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1646-51. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Invasive electrophysiology in children: state of the art
    George 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...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical and electrophysiologic characteristics of antidromic tachycardia in children with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
    Scott 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Influence of patient factors and ablative technologies on outcomes of radiofrequency ablation of intra-atrial re-entrant tachycardia in patients with congenital heart disease
    John 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)...
  19. ncbi request reprint The electrophysiology of atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia following the Mustard or Senning procedure and its radiofrequency ablation
    Anne 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)...
  20. doi request reprint Percutaneous transhepatic access for catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias
    Duy Thai Nguyen
    Electrophysiology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, 12401 E 17th Avenue, B 132, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Europace 15:494-500. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to review a series of patients undergoing percutaneous transhepatic access to allow for ablation of cardiac arrhythmias...
  21. doi request reprint Cryoablation of the slow atrioventricular nodal pathway via a transbaffle approach in a patient with the Mustard procedure for d-transposition of the great arteries
    Anthony 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...
  22. doi request reprint Incidental dual atrioventricular nodal physiology in children and adolescents: clinical follow-up and implications
    Anthony 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...
  23. doi request reprint Epicardial left atrial appendage and biatrial appendage accessory pathways
    Douglas 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of electrophysiologic testing to assess risk in children with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
    Anne 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...
  25. doi request reprint Effectiveness of sotalol as first-line therapy for fetal supraventricular tachyarrhythmias
    Amee 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...
  26. doi request reprint Pediatric and Adult Congenital Endocardial Lead Extraction or Abandonment Decision (PACELEAD) survey of lead management
    Anthony 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...
  27. doi request reprint Ventricular ectopy following successful cryoablation for Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome in the right posterior septum: a case report
    Christopher 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter defibrillators in children
    Terrence 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...
  29. doi request reprint The Fate of Nontargeted Endocardial Leads during the Extraction of One or More Targeted Leads in Pediatrics and Congenital Heart Disease
    Anthony C McCanta
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine Children s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 37:104-8. 2014
    ..Extraction of targeted endocardial leads can lead to inadvertent damage or dislodgement of nontargeted leads, though the frequency of this has not been reported in pediatrics and congenital heart disease (CHD)...
  30. doi request reprint Cryoablation for presumed atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in pediatric patients
    Mario 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Detecting and diagnosing arrhythmias in adults with congenital heart disease
    Kathryn 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of children with normal cardiac anatomy having radiofrequency catheter ablation > or =10 years earlier
    Kathryn 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
  33. doi request reprint Follow-up of a modified Fontan randomized trial for intraatrial reentrant tachycardia prophylaxis
    Joseph 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...