Gregory M Marcus

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Randomized trial of conventional transseptal needle versus radiofrequency energy needle puncture for left atrial access (the TRAVERSE-LA study)
    Jonathan C Hsu
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000428. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The year in review of clinical cardiac electrophysiology
    Gregory M Marcus
    Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:772-82. 2013
  3. pmc European ancestry as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation in African Americans
    Gregory M Marcus
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave, MUE 434, San Francisco, CA 94143 1354, USA
    Circulation 122:2009-15. 2010
  4. pmc Interleukin-6 and atrial fibrillation in patients with coronary artery disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study
    Gregory M Marcus
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1354, USA
    Am Heart J 155:303-9. 2008
  5. pmc Markers of inflammation before and after curative ablation of atrial flutter
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1354, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:215-21. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake is significantly associated with atrial flutter in patients under 60 years of age and a shorter right atrial effective refractory period
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:266-72. 2008
  7. pmc A first-degree family history in lone atrial fibrillation patients
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:826-30. 2008
  8. pmc Efficacy of antiarrhythmic drugs in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: a report from the North American ARVC Registry
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1354, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:609-15. 2009
  9. pmc Intracardiac and extracardiac markers of inflammation during atrial fibrillation
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:149-54. 2010
  10. pmc Racial differences in atrial fibrillation prevalence and left atrial size
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Med 123:375.e1-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. pmc Randomized trial of conventional transseptal needle versus radiofrequency energy needle puncture for left atrial access (the TRAVERSE-LA study)
    Jonathan C Hsu
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000428. 2013
    ..We sought to investigate the comparative effectiveness of an RF versus conventional needle for transseptal LA access...
  2. ncbi request reprint The year in review of clinical cardiac electrophysiology
    Gregory M Marcus
    Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:772-82. 2013
    ..Jude Riata lead, new applications of device monitoring, predicting response to cardiac resynchronization therapy, and the use of pacemakers for vasovagal syncope...
  3. pmc European ancestry as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation in African Americans
    Gregory M Marcus
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave, MUE 434, San Francisco, CA 94143 1354, USA
    Circulation 122:2009-15. 2010
    ..Because African Americans have varying degrees of European ancestry, we sought to test the hypothesis that European ancestry is an independent risk factor for AF...
  4. pmc Interleukin-6 and atrial fibrillation in patients with coronary artery disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study
    Gregory M Marcus
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1354, USA
    Am Heart J 155:303-9. 2008
    ..We therefore examined several biomarkers of inflammation and ultimately genotyped IL-6 polymorphisms in patients with AF in a cohort of subjects with known CAD...
  5. pmc Markers of inflammation before and after curative ablation of atrial flutter
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1354, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:215-21. 2008
    ..Atrial arrhythmias are associated with inflammation. The cause and effect of the association are unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake is significantly associated with atrial flutter in patients under 60 years of age and a shorter right atrial effective refractory period
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:266-72. 2008
    ..Although evidence suggests that alcohol is associated with atrial fibrillation (AF), the association between alcohol and atrial flutter (AFL) has not been examined. The mechanism connecting alcohol and atrial arrhythmias is unknown...
  7. pmc A first-degree family history in lone atrial fibrillation patients
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:826-30. 2008
    ..A family history of AF in lone AF patients has not previously been compared with a family history of patients with AF and established risk factors (non-lone AF)...
  8. pmc Efficacy of antiarrhythmic drugs in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: a report from the North American ARVC Registry
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1354, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:609-15. 2009
    ..This study sought to examine the efficacy of empiric antiarrhythmic drugs in a rigorously characterized cohort of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) patients...
  9. pmc Intracardiac and extracardiac markers of inflammation during atrial fibrillation
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:149-54. 2010
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  10. pmc Racial differences in atrial fibrillation prevalence and left atrial size
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Med 123:375.e1-7. 2010
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  11. pmc Recollection of pain due to inappropriate versus appropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks
    Gregory M Marcus
    Cardiac Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:348-53. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint QT dispersion is not associated with sudden cardiac death or mortality in heart transplant recipients
    Gregory M Marcus
    Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 11:E281-4. 2008
    ..QT dispersion (QTd) is associated with SCD in several high-risk populations. We hypothesized that QTd would predict mortality and SCD in heart transplantation patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Threentry: what is the mechanism?
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:746-7. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Repeat transseptal catheterization after ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1354, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:55-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the difficulty and/or success rates of repeat transseptal catheterization after left atrial ablation for AF...
  15. ncbi request reprint The utility of gestures in patients with chest discomfort
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif 94143, USA
    Am J Med 120:83-9. 2007
    ..Patient gestures are thought to be useful in determining the etiology of chest discomfort. We sought to determine the utility of certain patient gestures in the diagnosis of ischemic chest discomfort or myocardial infarction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, patterns of development, and prognosis of right bundle branch block in heart transplant recipients
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1288-90. 2006
    ..The cause of RBBB appears to be largely related to events that occur well after transplantation, and the prognosis is benign...
  17. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the third heart sound in predicting an elevated level of B-type natriuretic peptide
    Gregory M Marcus
    Department of Cardiology, University of California San Francisco, M1180D, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1312-3. 2004
    ..Mean BNP levels were significantly higher in those with a third heart sound. The presence of a third heart sound was 41% sensitive and 97% specific for elevated BNP levels...
  18. ncbi request reprint Initiation of antidromic reciprocating tachycardia: what is the mechanism?
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:865. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Three leads via the coronary sinus
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, University of California, 94143, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:985-6. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Performance of phonoelectrocardiographic left ventricular systolic time intervals and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction
    Brian Moyers
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 12:89-97. 2007
    ..However, the clinical utility of phonoelectrocardiographic systolic time intervals for predicting heart failure using newer technology has not been evaluated...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relationship between accurate auscultation of a clinically useful third heart sound and level of experience
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0124, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:617-22. 2006
    ..Poor performance by physicians-in-training and interobserver variability between physicians have diminished clinicians' confidence in the value of the third heart sound (S3)...
  22. pmc Association of the fourth heart sound with increased left ventricular end-diastolic stiffness
    Sanjiv J Shah
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Card Fail 14:431-6. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the S(4) is associated with an upward- and leftward-shifted EDPVR, indicative of elevated end-diastolic stiffness...
  23. pmc Test characteristics of neck fullness and witnessed neck pulsations in the diagnosis of typical AV nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Rahul Sakhuja
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Cardiol 32:E13-8. 2009
    ..Claims in the medical literature suggest that neck fullness and witnessed neck pulsations are useful in the diagnosis of typical AV nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physiology of the third heart sound: novel insights from tissue Doppler imaging
    Sanjiv J Shah
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:394-400. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether the ratio of early mitral inflow velocity to diastolic velocity of the mitral annulus (E/E') could confirm the proposed mechanism of the S(3)...
  25. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and parameters of left ventricular dysfunction
    Sanjiv J Shah
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Card Fail 12:61-5. 2006
    ..Elevated levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP), an inflammatory marker, have been associated with heart failure. However, it is not known which parameters of left ventricular dysfunction correlate with elevated levels of CRP...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic characteristics of combining phonocardiographic third heart sound and systolic time intervals for the prediction of left ventricular dysfunction
    Mia Shapiro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Card Fail 13:18-24. 2007
    ..We investigated the test characteristics of a combined score summarizing S3 and STI results for predicting LV dysfunction...
  27. pmc Differences in accessory pathway location by sex and race
    Jonathan C Hsu
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:52-6. 2010
    ..The etiology of accessory pathway (AP) formation is generally unknown...
  28. pmc Alcohol and vagal tone as triggers for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Mala C Mandyam
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:364-8. 2012
    ..Alcohol and vagal triggers often were found in the same patients with PAF, raising the possibility that alcohol may precipitate AF by vagal mechanisms...
  29. doi request reprint Consideration of patient age and life expectancy in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator referral
    Thomas A Dewland
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    Am Heart J 166:164-70. 2013
    ..We sought to assess the influence of patient age and prognosis on ICD referral...
  30. doi request reprint Cardiac perforation from implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead placement: insights from the national cardiovascular data registry
    Jonathan C Hsu
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:582-90. 2013
    ..Predictors of perforation and the severity of associated adverse events have not been well studied. We sought to identify predictors of cardiac perforation from ICD lead implantation and subsequent outcomes...
  31. pmc Protracted CRP elevation after atrial fibrillation ablation
    James M McCabe
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1146-51. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that this early recurrence is due to an inflammatory response to the ablation itself. We therefore sought to evaluate levels of CRP after AF ablation...
  32. pmc Regional left atrial voltage in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1354, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:138-44. 2007
    ..Regional differences in fibrosis, particularly related to the posterior wall and septum, may be important in atrial fibrillation (AF). Using electroanatomic mapping, voltage can be used as a measure of fibrosis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons: incidence, risk factors, and association with markers of HIV disease severity
    Jonathan C Hsu
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:2288-95. 2013
    ....
  34. doi request reprint An electrocardiographic scoring system for distinguishing right ventricular outflow tract arrhythmias in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy from idiopathic ventricular tachycardia
    Kurt S Hoffmayer
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1354, USA
    Heart Rhythm 10:477-82. 2013
    ..We previously reported electrocardiogram characteristics during outflow tract ventricular arrhythmias that helped distinguish VT related to ARVD/C from idiopathic VT...
  35. pmc Predictors of unusual ECG characteristics in cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter ablation
    Kurt S Hoffmayer
    San Francisco, California San Diego, CA 94143 1354, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:1251-7. 2011
    ..An unusual 12-lead electrocardiographic pattern may be present in patients with cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI)-dependent flutter...
  36. doi request reprint Frequency of atrial flutter after adult lung transplantation
    Peyman N Azadani
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:922-6. 2011
    ..Those with IPF, advanced age, or left atrial enlargement are at increased risk. In most cases, AFL is a self-limited arrhythmia that resolves spontaneously with no need for ablation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact of remote magnetic catheter navigation on ablation fluoroscopy and procedure time
    Albert M Kim
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1399-404. 2008
    ..Remote magnetic catheter navigation (RCN) is gaining acceptance in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, but details regarding how RCN affects procedure execution are not well characterized...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trainee inexperience is associated with longer procedure times but no increase in complications for cardiac device implantation
    Ata Soleimani Rahbar
    Cardiac Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
    Heart Rhythm 10:1755-8. 2013
    ..The "July phenomenon" describes poor patient outcomes in teaching hospitals at the beginning of a new academic year when trainees begin. Whether this phenomenon truly exists is unclear...
  39. ncbi request reprint Coupling interval dispersion and body mass index are independent predictors of idiopathic premature ventricular complex-induced cardiomyopathy
    Mitsuharu Kawamura
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 25:756-62. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the positive predictors of idiopathic PVCs-induced cardiomyopathy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Safety of new oral anticoagulants for patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation
    Gevorg Stepanyan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue, MU, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 40:33-8. 2014
    ..However, there is limited data regarding use around catheter ablation (CA) procedures...
  41. pmc Predictors of fluoroscopy time and procedural failure during biventricular device implantation
    Jonathan C Hsu
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:240-5. 2012
    ..2 to 352.6, p = 0.003). In conclusion, 6 patient and operator characteristics predicted LV lead implantation difficulty measured by fluoroscopy time. LV lead implantation failed in 8% of cases, predicted only by a previous failed attempt...
  42. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic comparison of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia
    Kurt S Hoffmayer
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:831-8. 2011
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Predictors of axillary vein location for vascular access during pacemaker and defibrillator lead implantation
    Jonathan C Hsu
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:1585-92. 2011
    ..We sought to describe variation in axillary vein location and identify predictors of a more cranial or caudal radiographic location to facilitate blind venous cannulation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Septal to posterior wall motion delay fails to predict reverse remodeling or clinical improvement in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Gregory M Marcus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2208-14. 2005
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Prospective observations in the clinical and electrophysiological characteristics of intra-isthmus reentry
    Yanfei Yang
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1354, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:1099-106. 2010
    ..Intra-isthmus reentry (IIR) is a circuit within the cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI). The purpose of this study is to prospectively define the electrogram and surface ECG characteristics of IIR, and its clinical implications...
  46. ncbi request reprint Safety of radiofrequency catheter ablation without coronary angiography in aortic cusp ventricular arrhythmias
    Kurt S Hoffmayer
    Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    Heart Rhythm 11:1117-21. 2014
    ..Ventricular arrhythmias (VAs) originating from the aortic root are common. Coronary angiography is typically recommended before catheter ablation to document proximity of the ablation catheter to the coronary ostia...
  47. pmc The QT interval and risk of incident atrial fibrillation
    Mala C Mandyam
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, California
    Heart Rhythm 10:1562-8. 2013
    ..Abnormal atrial repolarization is important in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF), but no direct measurement is available in clinical medicine...
  48. doi request reprint Incident atrial fibrillation among Asians, Hispanics, blacks, and whites
    Thomas A Dewland
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section T A D, J E O, G M M and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics E V, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Circulation 128:2470-7. 2013
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Rates and severity of perforation from implantable cardioverter-defibrillator leads: a 4-year study
    Mintu Turakhia
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, Palo Alto VA Medical Center, 3801 Miranda Ave, Cardiology E2 426, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5588, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 24:47-52. 2009
    ..Although recent case reports and one small single-year observational study report a substantially increased rate of perforation with the St. Jude Riata series defibrillator lead, these results have not been externally validated...
  50. pmc Elevated pulmonary artery systolic pressures are associated with a lower risk of atrial fibrillation following lung transplantation
    Anuj Malik
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Electrocardiol 46:38-42. 2013
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) is common after open-chest procedures, but the etiology remains poorly understood. Lung transplant procedures allow for the study of novel contributing factors...
  51. pmc Use of computed tomography to identify atrial fibrillation associated differences in left atrial wall thickness and density
    Thomas A Dewland
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 36:55-62. 2013
    ..We sought to noninvasively characterize AF-associated differences in LA tissue using CT...
  52. doi request reprint Pirfenidone mitigates left ventricular fibrosis and dysfunction after myocardial infarction and reduces arrhythmias
    Duy T Nguyen
    Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1438-45. 2010
    ..Post-myocardial infarction (MI) complications include ventricular tachycardia (VT). Excessive non-MI fibrosis, involving the infarct border zone (IBZ) and beyond, is an important substrate for VT vulnerability...
  53. pmc Low body mass index but not obesity is associated with in-hospital adverse events and mortality among implantable cardioverter-defibrillator recipients: insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Jonathan C Hsu
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e003863. 2012
    ..We assessed whether underweight or obese compared with normal weight patients, as defined by body mass index (BMI), were at increased risk for adverse events from ICD implantation...
  54. pmc Referring physicians' discordance with the primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillator guidelines: a national survey
    Jorge M Castellanos
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1354, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:874-81. 2012
    ..For unknown reasons, guideline-discordant practice is common...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association between phonocardiographic third and fourth heart sounds and objective measures of left ventricular function
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 293:2238-44. 2005
    ..The third (S3) and fourth (S4) heart sounds detected by phonocardiography are considered to represent the criterion standards of the gallop sounds, but their test characteristics have not been explored...
  56. pmc Molecular basis of selective atrial fibrosis due to overexpression of transforming growth factor-β1
    Dolkun Rahmutula
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cardiovasc Res 99:769-79. 2013
    ..This study investigated the role of TGF-β1 in human AF and the mechanism of atrial-selective fibrosis...
  57. doi request reprint Dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator selection is associated with increased complication rates and mortality among patients enrolled in the NCDR implantable cardioverter-defibrillator registry
    Thomas A Dewland
    Division of Cardiology, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1007-13. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare single- versus dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation and complication rates in a large, real-world population...
  58. doi request reprint Funding source and author affiliation in TASER research are strongly associated with a conclusion of device safety
    Peyman N Azadani
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am Heart J 162:533-7. 2011
    ..Much of the research on TASERs is funded by the maker of the device and, therefore, could be biased. We sought to determine if funding source or author affiliation is associated with TASER research conclusions...
  59. ncbi request reprint Predictors of an Inadequate Defibrillation Safety Margin at ICD Implantation: Insights From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Jonathan C Hsu
    Cardiac Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 64:256-64. 2014
    ..Defibrillation testing is often performed to establish effective arrhythmia termination, but predictors and consequences of an inadequate defibrillation safety margin (DSM) remain largely unknown...
  60. pmc Internal medicine physicians' perceptions regarding rate versus rhythm control for atrial fibrillation
    James M McCabe
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:535-9. 2009
    ..These prevalent misconceptions may substantially contribute to guideline nonadherence...
  61. pmc Healthcare utilization and clinical outcomes after catheter ablation of atrial flutter
    Thomas A Dewland
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e100509. 2014
    ..These findings support the early use of catheter ablation for the treatment of atrial flutter. ..
  62. pmc Impact of a 4q25 genetic variant in atrial flutter and on the risk of atrial fibrillation after cavotricuspid isthmus ablation
    Jason D Roberts
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 25:271-7. 2014
    ..We sought to characterize the association between rs2200733 and prevalent Afl and to determine if the variant could predict AF after cavotricuspid isthmus ablation...
  63. ncbi request reprint Images in clinical medicine. "T-U-P" syndrome, or pseudoatrial flutter
    Gregory M Marcus
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:e15. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint Beta-blockers for chest pain associated with recent cocaine use
    Carlos Rangel
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:874-9. 2010
    ..Recommendations against this use of beta-blockers are based on animal studies, small human experiments, and anecdote. We sought to test the hypothesis that beta-blockers are safe in this setting...
  65. ncbi request reprint Preventing atrial flutter by preventing inflammation
    Gregory M Marcus
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:82-3. 2008
  66. doi request reprint Preventing atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: a new method using an old tool
    Gregory M Marcus
    Circulation 118:467-8. 2008