Helmut U Klein

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic heart failure patients
    Helmut U Klein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Heart Research Follow Up Program, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 653, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 12:431-42. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Bridging a temporary high risk of sudden arrhythmic death. Experience with the wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD)
    Helmut U Klein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Heart Research Follow Up Program, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:353-67. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Risk stratification for implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy: the role of the wearable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Helmut U Klein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Heart Research Follow Up Program, Box 653, 265 Crittenden Blvd Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Eur Heart J 34:2230-42. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Implantable defibrillators: 30 years of history
    Helmut U Klein
    Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 653, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 11:48S-52S. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation: A new approach to reduce heart failure
    Helmut U Klein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Heart Research Follow Up Program, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Cardiol J 17:638-44. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Time-dependent benefit of preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy after myocardial infarction
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:1614-21. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Response to preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with ischaemic and nonischaemic cardiomyopathy in MADIT-CRT
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:1622-30. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Effect of elapsed time from coronary revascularization to implantation of a cardioverter defibrillator on long-term survival in the MADIT-II trial
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:1237-42. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Reverse remodeling and the risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in the MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2416-23. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Improved outcome with preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy in the elderly: a MADIT-CRT substudy
    Justin Penn
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:892-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic heart failure patients
    Helmut U Klein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Heart Research Follow Up Program, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 653, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 12:431-42. 2010
    ..It is time to change the guidelines for heart failure treatment...
  2. doi request reprint Bridging a temporary high risk of sudden arrhythmic death. Experience with the wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD)
    Helmut U Klein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Heart Research Follow Up Program, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:353-67. 2010
    ..Additionally, data are reported on the clinical experience with the WCD based on 354 patients from Germany hospitalized between 2000 and 2008 who wore the WCD for a mean of 3 months...
  3. doi request reprint Risk stratification for implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy: the role of the wearable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Helmut U Klein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Heart Research Follow Up Program, Box 653, 265 Crittenden Blvd Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Eur Heart J 34:2230-42. 2013
    ..This review describes the technical details and characteristics of the WCD, discusses its various potential applications, and reports the currently available experience with the wearable defibrillator. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Implantable defibrillators: 30 years of history
    Helmut U Klein
    Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 653, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 11:48S-52S. 2010
    ..Device technology has impressively improved, but the principal concept remained the same: automatic shock delivery to a fibrillating heart by an implanted defibrillator will restore normal heart rhythm and save the life of the patient...
  5. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation: A new approach to reduce heart failure
    Helmut U Klein
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Heart Research Follow Up Program, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Cardiol J 17:638-44. 2010
    ..A prospective randomized trial with a larger patient cohort is needed to confirm these beneficial results of VNS...
  6. doi request reprint Time-dependent benefit of preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy after myocardial infarction
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:1614-21. 2011
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate the relationship between elapsed time from MI and the benefit of preventive CRT-D therapy in patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy (ICM)...
  7. doi request reprint Response to preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with ischaemic and nonischaemic cardiomyopathy in MADIT-CRT
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:1622-30. 2011
    ..We evaluated the outcome of patients enrolled in MADIT-CRT by ischaemic and non-ischaemic aetiology of cardiomyopathy (ICM and non-ICM, respectively)...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of elapsed time from coronary revascularization to implantation of a cardioverter defibrillator on long-term survival in the MADIT-II trial
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:1237-42. 2011
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effect of elapsed time from CR on long-term mortality and arrhythmic risk among patients who receive an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)...
  9. doi request reprint Reverse remodeling and the risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in the MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:2416-23. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate the relationship between echocardiographic response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) and the risk of subsequent ventricular tachyarrhythmias (VTAs)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Improved outcome with preventive cardiac resynchronization therapy in the elderly: a MADIT-CRT substudy
    Justin Penn
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:892-7. 2011
    ..Elderly patients comprise a large portion of patients with heart failure (HF). Limited data exist on the effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D) in patients with mild HF symptoms in this population...
  11. doi request reprint Effect on cardiac function of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with right bundle branch block (from the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy [MADIT-CRT] trial)
    Christine Tompkins
    Heart Research Follow Up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:525-9. 2013
    ..This echocardiographic benefit did not translate into a reduction in heart failure or death during a 3-year follow-up period...
  12. doi request reprint Clinical significance of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in patients treated with CRT-D
    Valentina Kutyifa
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA roehester edu
    Heart Rhythm 10:943-50. 2013
    ..Data on the outcome of cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D) in patients developing ventricular arrhythmias are limited...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of the right ventricular lead position on clinical outcome and on the incidence of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in patients with CRT-D
    Valentina Kutyifa
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York Semmelweis University, Heart Center, Budapest, Hungary, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Heart Rhythm 10:1770-7. 2013
    ..Data on the impact of right ventricular (RV) lead location on clinical outcome and ventricular tachyarrhythmias in cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D) patients are limited...
  14. doi request reprint Long-term implications of cumulative right ventricular pacing among patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Alon Barsheshet
    Cardiology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:212-8. 2011
    ..Limited data regarding the effect of right ventricular pacing (RVP) on long-term survival following implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation are available...
  15. ncbi request reprint Time dependence of defibrillator benefit after coronary revascularization in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial (MADIT)-II
    Ilan Goldenberg
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1811-7. 2006
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