Blair P Grubb

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Affiliation: University of Toledo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Postural tachycardia syndrome
    Blair P Grubb
    Department of Medicine, University of Toledo, 3000 Arlington Ave, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Circulation 117:2814-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Neurocardiogenic syncope coexisting with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome in patients suffering from orthostatic intolerance: a combined form of autonomic dysfunction
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Section of Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:549-54. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: definitions, diagnosis, and management
    Yousuf Kanjwal
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1747-57. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The postural tachycardia syndrome: a concise guide to diagnosis and management
    Blair P Grubb
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:108-12. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The harvest
    Blair P Grubb
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:905. 2006
  6. pmc Comparative clinical profile of postural orthostatic tachycardia patients with and without joint hypermobility syndrome
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, The University of Toledo Medical Center
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 10:173-8. 2010
  7. pmc Postpartum postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome in a patient with the joint hypermobility syndrome
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Health Sciences Campus, Mail Stop 1118, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2009:187543. 2009
  8. pmc Differentiation of convulsive syncope from epilepsy with an implantable loop recorder
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Health Science Campus, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Int J Med Sci 6:296-300. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Syncope: evaluation and management in the geriatric patient
    Blair P Grubb
    College of Medicine and Life Sciences, The University of Toledo, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:717-28. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Syncope in the athlete
    B P Grubb
    Cardiology, The University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, 43614, Toledo, OH, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:72-5. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Postural tachycardia syndrome
    Blair P Grubb
    Department of Medicine, University of Toledo, 3000 Arlington Ave, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Circulation 117:2814-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Neurocardiogenic syncope coexisting with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome in patients suffering from orthostatic intolerance: a combined form of autonomic dysfunction
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Section of Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:549-54. 2011
    ..We herein present our experience of 18 patients who we found displayed evidence of coexisting NCS and POTS...
  3. ncbi request reprint The postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: definitions, diagnosis, and management
    Yousuf Kanjwal
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1747-57. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The postural tachycardia syndrome: a concise guide to diagnosis and management
    Blair P Grubb
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:108-12. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The harvest
    Blair P Grubb
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:905. 2006
  6. pmc Comparative clinical profile of postural orthostatic tachycardia patients with and without joint hypermobility syndrome
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, The University of Toledo Medical Center
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 10:173-8. 2010
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Patients with POTS and JHS appear to become symptomatic at an earlier age compared to POTS patients without JHS. In addition patients with JHS had a greater incidence of migraine and syncope than their non JHS counterparts...
  7. pmc Postpartum postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome in a patient with the joint hypermobility syndrome
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Health Sciences Campus, Mail Stop 1118, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2009:187543. 2009
    ..We report on a 37-year-old woman who developed symptoms of recurrent syncope in the postpartum period. Her head up tilt test and clinical presentation was consistent with POTS...
  8. pmc Differentiation of convulsive syncope from epilepsy with an implantable loop recorder
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Health Science Campus, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Int J Med Sci 6:296-300. 2009
    ..Failure to identify these patients delays the provision of adequate therapy while at the same time exposes the individual to the risk of injury or death...
  9. doi request reprint Syncope: evaluation and management in the geriatric patient
    Blair P Grubb
    College of Medicine and Life Sciences, The University of Toledo, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:717-28. 2012
    ..This article reviews the causes, evaluation, and management of syncope in the elderly...
  10. ncbi request reprint Syncope in the athlete
    B P Grubb
    Cardiology, The University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, 43614, Toledo, OH, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:72-5. 2012
    ..Careful attention to the athlete with syncope may both prevent potential disasters in some, while at the same time enjoyment of intense physical activity in others...
  11. doi request reprint Initial experience with a technique for wound closure after cardiac device implantation designed to reduce infection and minimize tissue scar formation
    Blair P Grubb
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Am J Ther 19:88-91. 2012
    ..The modified wound closure technique described above appears to minimize cardiac device wound infections while facilitating cosmetically acceptable wound scar formation...
  12. ncbi request reprint To tame a heart
    Blair P Grubb
    Department of Medicine Health Science Campus University of Toledo Toledo, OH, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:434-5. 2007
  13. doi request reprint An anatomic-based approach for the placement of implantable loop recorders
    Blair P Grubb
    Department of Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1149-52. 2010
    ..Minneapolis, MN, USA) has previously involved preoperative cutaneous mapping to determine the optimal location. We describe an anatomic-based approach to ILR placement that does not require cutaneous mapping...
  14. ncbi request reprint New onset postural tachycardia syndrome following lightning injury
    Blair P Grubb
    Autonomic Disorders Clinic, Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Health Science Campus, University of Toledo, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1036-8. 2007
    ..We report on two previously healthy patients who developed severe forms of postural tachycardia syndrome following a lightning injury, and review the literature on the subject...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ethical Dilemmas and End-of-Life Choices for Patients with Implantable Cardiac Devices: Decisions Regarding Discontinuation of Therapy
    Blair P Grubb
    Cardiology, University of Toledo Medical Center, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Mail Stop 1118, Toledo, OH, 43614, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 13:385-92. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint Daybreak at Angkor Watt
    Blair P Grubb
    University of Toledo, Health Science Campus, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:245-6. 2008
  17. pmc Autonomic dysfunction presenting as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology Section of Electrophysiology, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Int J Med Sci 7:62-7. 2010
    ..However, there have been no reports on postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) in patients suffering from MS...
  18. doi request reprint Use of methylphenidate in the treatment of patients suffering from refractory postural tachycardia syndrome
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Section of Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Am J Ther 19:2-6. 2012
    ..Four patients continue to have symptoms of orthostatic intolerance and 3 continued to have recurrent episodes of syncope. Methylphenidate may be beneficial in patients with otherwise refractory postural tachycardia syndrome...
  19. doi request reprint Use of octreotide in the treatment of refractory orthostatic intolerance
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Am J Ther 19:7-10. 2012
    ..However, symptoms of fatigue improved only in two (29%) of the seven patients. Octreotide may improve symptoms in some patients with refractory orthostatic intolerance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation and management of patients with hyperadrenergic postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. A single center experience
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH, USA
    Cardiol J 18:527-31. 2011
    ..We present our single center experience of 27 patients of hyperadrenergic postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)...
  21. doi request reprint Erythropoietin in the treatment of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Section of Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Health Sciences Campus, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Am J Ther 19:92-5. 2012
    ..In a select group of POTS patients who are refractory to commonly used medications, erythropoietin may help improve symptoms of orthostatic intolerance...
  22. ncbi request reprint Treatment of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and inappropriate sinus tachycardia
    M Yousuf Kanjwal
    Medical College of Ohio, Room 1192 O, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614 2595, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:402-6. 2003
    ..Treatment by and large is medical; however, other modalities of treatment are being evaluated...
  23. doi request reprint Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: a rare complication following electrical injury
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Electrophysiology Section, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:e59-61. 2010
    ..Orthostatic intolerance produced considerable functional impairment in these patients. Early recognition of POTS when it occurs after an electrical injury allows for prompt evaluation and management to occur...
  24. ncbi request reprint Autonomic dysfunction presenting as postural tachycardia syndrome following traumatic brain injury
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, Department of Medicine, Health Sciences Campus, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH, USA
    Cardiol J 17:482-7. 2010
    ..However, until now, postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) has not been reported as a long-term complication in patients who have suffered a TBI. We report on a series of patients who developed POTS after suffering TBI...
  25. doi request reprint Autonomic dysfunction presenting as orthostatic intolerance in patients suffering from mitochondrial cytopathy
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Section of Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Clin Cardiol 33:626-9. 2010
    ..We report on a series of patients diagnosed with mitochondrial cytopathy who developed features of autonomic dysfunction in the form of OI...
  26. pmc A case of mistaken identity: asystole causing convulsions identified using implantable loop recorder
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Health Science Campus, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Int J Med Sci 7:209-12. 2010
    ..We present herein an interesting tracing of a patient who suffered from recurrent episodes of transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) associated with convulsive activity thought to be due to epilepsy or conversion disorder...
  27. doi request reprint Preliminary observations suggesting that treatment with modafinil improves fatigue in patients with orthostatic intolerance
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, Health Sciences Campus, The University of Toledo Medical Center, OH, USA
    Am J Ther 18:449-52. 2011
    ..Thirty-six patients continued to demonstrate symptom relief from fatigue for more than 6 months. In a selective group of patients of OI, modafinil may improve fatigue...
  28. doi request reprint New onset postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome following ablation of AV node reentrant tachycardia
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Health Sciences Campus, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Mail Stop 1118, 3000 Arlington Ave, Toledo, OH, 43614, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 29:53-6. 2010
    ..We report on a series of patients who developed new onset postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) following successful radiofrequency ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neurocardiogenic syncope and related disorders of orthostatic intolerance
    Blair P Grubb
    Cardiology Department of Medicine, The Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Circulation 111:2997-3006. 2005
  30. doi request reprint Cardiology patient pages. Postural tachycardia syndrome: perspectives for patients
    Blair P Grubb
    Syncope and Autonomic Disorders Clinic, University of Toledo, 3000 Arlington Ave, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Circulation 118:e61-2. 2008
  31. doi request reprint Preliminary observations on the use of closed-loop cardiac pacing in patients with refractory neurocardiogenic syncope
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 27:69-73. 2010
    ..Closed-loop pacing (CLS) employs a sensing system that measures myocardial contractility, thereby providing a potential way to detect the onset of NCS at a much earlier point in time than that provided by standard pacing systems...
  32. doi request reprint Pyridostigmine in the treatment of postural orthostatic tachycardia: a single-center experience
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:750-5. 2011
    ..We report our retrospective, single-center, long-term experience regarding the efficacy and adverse effect profile of pyridostigmine in the treatment of POTS patients...
  33. doi request reprint Psychogenic syncope? A cautionary note
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Center for Autonomic Disorders, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:862-5. 2009
    ..In some patients with recurrent syncope, the etiology may remain unclear despite extensive evaluation. These patients may sometimes be labeled as having a "psychogenic" cause for their syncope...
  34. pmc Clinical symptoms associated with asystolic or bradycardic responses on implantable loop recorder monitoring in patients with recurrent syncope
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Int J Med Sci 6:106-10. 2009
    ..Implantable loop recorders (ILR) have been found to be useful in the diagnosis and management of syncope of unclear etiology. The clinical symptoms of abnormalities seen during ILR monitoring have not been adequately studied...
  35. doi request reprint The irritable heart
    Mintu P Turakhia
    Department of Medicine, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1354, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:423-9. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Neurocardiogenic syncope
    Blair P Grubb
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo 43614, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1004-10. 2005
  37. doi request reprint Syncope as an initial manifestation of atypical lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum
    Mujeeb Sheikh
    Cardiovascular Division, University of Toledo Medical Center at Toledo, Ohio, USA
    J Card Surg 27:454-7. 2012
    ..We report a case of syncope in a patient with LHIS obstructing the superior vena cava at the right atrial junction...
  38. pmc A tale of two atria
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, The University of Toledo Medical Center
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 10:156-7. 2010
    ..We present an interesting intracardiac electrogram of a dissimilar atrial rhythm in a patient of bi-atrial orthotopic cardiac transplant...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Autonomic dysfunction syndromes associated with orthostatic intolerance]
    Blair P Grubb
    Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    Biomedica 23:103-14. 2003
    ..Primary and secondary causes of dysautonomia as well as therapeutic approach to these frequently unrecognized syndromes is presented...
  40. ncbi request reprint Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome following Lyme disease
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Section of Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, USA
    Cardiol J 18:63-6. 2011
    ..We report on a series of patients who developed autonomic dysfunction in the form of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of syncope
    M Yousuf Kanjwal
    Cardiology, Medical University of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:329-35. 2005
    ..A systematic approach may not only lead to correct diagnosis in most cases, but also ultimately will be cost effective. This review emphasizes the systematic approach for the evaluation of this challenging problem...
  42. doi request reprint Outcomes of pregnancy in patients with preexisting postural tachycardia syndrome
    Khalil Kanjwal
    Pacing and Electrophysiology section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1000-3. 2009
    ..To date there has been one report of two patients with POTS who successfully completed pregnancy. We report the outcomes of 22 women with preexisting POTS who became pregnant...
  43. doi request reprint New-onset orthostatic intolerance following bariatric surgery
    Sreedhar R Billakanty
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Toledo, Health Science Campus, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:884-8. 2008
    ..As bariatric surgery has become an increasingly popular treatment for obesity, we have seen an increasing number of patients present after bariatric surgery with new-onset syncope, near-syncope, and lightheadedness...
  44. ncbi request reprint Bilateral inferior vena cava: a vascular abnormality encountered during electrophysiologic study
    Blair P Grubb
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Medical Center, Health Science Campus, University of Toledo School of Medicine, Toledo, Ohio 43614 2598, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:810-2. 2007
    ..We describe a case of bilateral inferior vena cava and review its etiology, diagnosis, and significance to the cardiologist and electrophysiologist...
  45. ncbi request reprint Finding Private Reimer
    Blair P Grubb
    Medicine and Pediatrics, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:991-2. 2005
  46. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension: causes, classification, and treatment
    Blair P Grubb
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614 2598, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:892-901. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint "My dear child"
    Blair P Grubb
    Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1283. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint May-Thurner syndrome: A vascular abnormality encountered during electrophysiologic study
    Sreedhar Billakanty
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1310-1. 2006
    ..We describe a case of iliac vein compression (May-Thurner) syndrome and review its etiology, diagnosis, significance, and treatment...
  49. ncbi request reprint With a little more soul
    Blair P Grubb
    Medical College of Ohio, Division of Cardiology, Toledo, Ohio 43614 2598, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:85-7. 2003
    ..While the causative factors involved are complex and varied they are, in part, related to a loss of the "soul" in modern medical practice. The following paper tries to address the factors behind this loss and suggests ways to correct it...
  50. doi request reprint Carbohydrate-restricted diet and acute coronary syndrome: a case report and review of this conflicting and yet unknown association
    Mujeeb Sheikh
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH
    Am J Ther 21:e41-4. 2014
    ..We describe a case of a young patient, motivated to follow a carbohydrate-restricted diet intake for 6 years, who presented with an acute myocardial infarction. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Permanent cardiac pacing as primary therapy for neurocardiogenic (reflex) syncope
    Daniel J Kosinski
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Dept of Medicine, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Clin Auton Res 14:76-9. 2004
    ..The following paper reviews the concepts behind pacemaker therapy for reflex syncope and the results of various clinical trials that have evaluated its potential utility as a primary therapeutic modality...
  52. doi request reprint Underutilization of implantable cardioverter defibrillators post coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with systolic dysfunction
    Jerry M John
    University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:727-33. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Sunday in the park with George
    Blair P Grubb
    Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:854-5. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Etiologic considerations in the patient with syncope and an apparently normal heart
    Nora Goldschlager
    Cardiology Division, 1001 Potrero Ave, Room 5G1, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:151-62. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint The color of silence
    Blair P Grubb
    The Medical College of Ohio, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:538-9. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint The name
    Blair P Grubb
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:722. 2005