E J Rashba

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Temporal decline in defibrillation thresholds with an active pectoral lead system
    E J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1595, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1150-5. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary sinus electrode does not reduce atrial defibrillation thresholds
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:647-52. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Preserved heart rate variability identifies low-risk patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy: results from the DEFINITE trial
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 22 South Greene Street, Room N3W77, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:281-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of atrial defibrillation thresholds with a dual-coil, active pectoral lead system
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:49-54. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Optimization of atrial defibrillation with a dual-coil, active pectoral lead system
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1595, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:790-4. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Enhanced detection of arrhythmia vulnerability using T wave alternans, left ventricular ejection fraction, and programmed ventricular stimulation: a prospective study in subjects with chronic ischemic heart disease
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:170-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of shock polarity on defibrillation thresholds with a hybrid patch-coil lead system
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201 1595, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 9:391-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Distal right ventricular coil position reduces defibrillation thresholds
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1036-40. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Exercise is superior to pacing for T wave alternans measurement in subjects with chronic coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunction
    Eric J Rashba
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:845-50. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of QRS duration on the prognostic value of T wave alternans
    Eric J Rashba
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:770-5. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Electrophysiologic effects of late PCI (OAT-EP)
    Stephen Shorofsky; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Prognostic significance of T wave variability
    Eric Rashba; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Arrhythmia Assessment Core Lab for IMMEDIATE Trial
    Eric Rashba; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Temporal decline in defibrillation thresholds with an active pectoral lead system
    E J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1595, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1150-5. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize temporal changes in defibrillation thresholds (DFTs) after implantation with an active pectoral, dual-coil transvenous lead system...
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary sinus electrode does not reduce atrial defibrillation thresholds
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:647-52. 2006
    ..Shocking vectors that incorporate an additional electrode in the CS have been used, but it is unclear if they improve atrial DFTs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Preserved heart rate variability identifies low-risk patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy: results from the DEFINITE trial
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 22 South Greene Street, Room N3W77, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:281-6. 2006
    ..The recent expansion of indications for prophylactic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) placement in subjects with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy has raised concerns about the cost-effectiveness of this therapy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of atrial defibrillation thresholds with a dual-coil, active pectoral lead system
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:49-54. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify clinical predictors of atrial defibrillation thresholds (DFTs) with standard implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) leads...
  5. ncbi request reprint Optimization of atrial defibrillation with a dual-coil, active pectoral lead system
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1595, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:790-4. 2004
    ..The objective of this prospective study was to compare atrial defibrillation thresholds (DFTs) with three shocking configurations that are available with standard ICD leads...
  6. ncbi request reprint Enhanced detection of arrhythmia vulnerability using T wave alternans, left ventricular ejection fraction, and programmed ventricular stimulation: a prospective study in subjects with chronic ischemic heart disease
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:170-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if combined assessment of TWA, LVEF, and PVS improves arrhythmia risk stratification...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of shock polarity on defibrillation thresholds with a hybrid patch-coil lead system
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201 1595, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 9:391-6. 2003
    ..The objective of this prospective study was to evaluate the effect of shock polarity on defibrillation efficacy at the time of routine pulse generator replacement in patients with a hybrid patch-coil lead system...
  8. ncbi request reprint Distal right ventricular coil position reduces defibrillation thresholds
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1036-40. 2003
    ..Distal RV Coil Position Reduces DFTs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Exercise is superior to pacing for T wave alternans measurement in subjects with chronic coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunction
    Eric J Rashba
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:845-50. 2002
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to compare the prognostic value of TWA measured during bicycle exercise and atrial pacing in a large cohort of high-risk patients with ischemic heart disease and left ventricular dysfunction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of QRS duration on the prognostic value of T wave alternans
    Eric J Rashba
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:770-5. 2002
    ..However, the relationship between TWA and QRS prolongation has not been evaluated. The goal of this study was to determine if QRS prolongation influences the prevalence or prognostic value of TWA...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of shock polarity on the efficacy of transthoracic atrial defibrillation
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201 1595, USA
    Am Heart J 143:541-5. 2002
    ..The energy requirement for internal ventricular defibrillation is reduced by reversal of shock polarity. The influence of shock polarity on the efficacy of transthoracic atrial defibrillation is unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of selective autonomic blockade on T-wave alternans in humans
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Circulation 105:837-42. 2002
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that the autonomic nervous system influences TWA measurement in high-risk subjects with coronary artery disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of an active abdominal pulse generator on defibrillation thresholds with a dual-coil, transvenous ICD lead system
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1595, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:617-20. 2006
    ..The objective of this prospective study was to determine if an active abdominal pulse generator (Can) affects chronic defibrillation thresholds (DFTs) with a dual-coil, transvenous ICD lead system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lack of benefit of an active pectoral pulse generator on atrial defibrillation thresholds
    Michael R Gold
    Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:332-5. 2002
    ..However, the effect of an active pectoral can on atrial defibrillation is unknown...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of step-down and binary search algorithms for determination of defibrillation threshold in humans
    Stephen R Shorofsky
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The University of Maryland, The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:218-20. 2004
    ..6 +/- 1.4, whereas by definition, the binary search method always required three shocks. In conclusion, the binary search method is preferable because it is of comparable efficacy and requires fewer shocks...
  16. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of transthoracic cardioversion of atrial fibrillation using a biphasic, truncated exponential shock waveform at variable initial shock energies
    Eric J Rashba
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1572-4. 2004
    ..Our data suggest that the initial shock energy for CV with this waveform should be 200 J if the patient weighs <90 kg and 360 J if the patient weighs >/=90 kg...
  17. ncbi request reprint Postentrainment activation sequence: diagnostic of the supraventricular tachycardia mechanism?
    D Scott Kirby
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:410-2. 2002

Research Grants7

  1. Electrophysiologic effects of late PCI (OAT-EP)
    Stephen Shorofsky; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Prognostic significance of T wave variability
    Eric Rashba; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..2) Patients with increased T wave variability derive a greater mortality benefit from prophylactic ICD implantation. ..
  3. Arrhythmia Assessment Core Lab for IMMEDIATE Trial
    Eric Rashba; Fiscal Year: 2006
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