Mark A Wood

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Influence of wall motion score on mortality after coronary bypass surgery in the CABG-patch trial
    Frank Jung
    Electrophysiology Laboratory, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Int J Cardiol 82:41-7. 2002
  2. ncbi Microbubbles during radiofrequency catheter ablation: composition and formation
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:397-403. 2005
  3. ncbi Catheter ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation--the gap between promise and practice
    Mark A Wood
    N Engl J Med 354:967-9. 2006
  4. doi Problems with implantable cardiac device therapy
    Marcin Kowalski
    Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology Service, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Cardiol Clin 26:441-58, vii. 2008
  5. doi Head-to-head comparison of arrhythmia discrimination performance of subcutaneous and transvenous ICD arrhythmia detection algorithms: the START study
    Michael R Gold
    Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:359-66. 2012
  6. ncbi Clinical and electrophysiologic effects of calcium channel blockers in patients receiving ibutilide
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Am Heart J 143:176-80. 2002
  7. ncbi Visualization of pulmonary vein ice ball by intracardiac echocardiography during catheter cryoablation
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Box 980053, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1255. 2003
  8. ncbi A comparison of pulmonary vein ostial anatomy by computerized tomography, echocardiography, and venography in patients with atrial fibrillation having radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Mark A Wood
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:49-53. 2004
  9. ncbi Trials of pacing to control ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 10:63-70. 2004
  10. ncbi Use of a non-fluoroscopic catheter navigation system for pulmonary vein isolation
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 10:165-70. 2004

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Publications85

  1. ncbi Influence of wall motion score on mortality after coronary bypass surgery in the CABG-patch trial
    Frank Jung
    Electrophysiology Laboratory, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Int J Cardiol 82:41-7. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi Microbubbles during radiofrequency catheter ablation: composition and formation
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:397-403. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure tissue temperatures associated with microbubble formation during radiofrequency (RF) ablation...
  3. ncbi Catheter ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation--the gap between promise and practice
    Mark A Wood
    N Engl J Med 354:967-9. 2006
  4. doi Problems with implantable cardiac device therapy
    Marcin Kowalski
    Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology Service, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Cardiol Clin 26:441-58, vii. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the diagnosis and management of these more troublesome ICD problems...
  5. doi Head-to-head comparison of arrhythmia discrimination performance of subcutaneous and transvenous ICD arrhythmia detection algorithms: the START study
    Michael R Gold
    Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:359-66. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi Clinical and electrophysiologic effects of calcium channel blockers in patients receiving ibutilide
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Am Heart J 143:176-80. 2002
    ..Because calcium channel blockers are commonly used in patients with atrial fibrillation, it is important to exclude an antagonistic effect on ibutilide in the clinical setting...
  7. ncbi Visualization of pulmonary vein ice ball by intracardiac echocardiography during catheter cryoablation
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Box 980053, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1255. 2003
  8. ncbi A comparison of pulmonary vein ostial anatomy by computerized tomography, echocardiography, and venography in patients with atrial fibrillation having radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Mark A Wood
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:49-53. 2004
    ..Venography overestimates and TEE underestimates ostial diameters compared with CT or ICE. The PV ostial dimensions obtained by ICE, CT, and venography are all significantly correlated...
  9. ncbi Trials of pacing to control ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 10:63-70. 2004
    ..Other device based approaches to control ventricular rate in atrial fibrillation include transvenous vagal stimulation. This strategy is in early stages of development but may be promising...
  10. ncbi Use of a non-fluoroscopic catheter navigation system for pulmonary vein isolation
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 10:165-70. 2004
    ..We investigated the use of a non-fluoroscopic catheter navigation system to facilitate radiofrequency pulmonary vein isolation...
  11. ncbi Pacing during a wide complex rhythm: implantable cardioverter defibrillator malfunction or not?
    Mark A Wood
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Virginia Commonwealth s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:114-5. 2004
  12. ncbi Ventricular rate control as an endpoint for treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, 1200 East Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:B45-50, discussion B50-1. 2004
    ..Heart rate control during exercise may be difficult to achieve in many patients despite control at rest. Finally, the relationship of rate control to some important clinical outcomes has not been established...
  13. ncbi Periprocedural management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapies in patients undergoing electrophysiologic procedures
    Jordana Kron
    Mark A Wood, MD Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Gateway Building, 1200 East Marshall Street, Third Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 11:349-59. 2009
    ..Careful management of anticoagulation before, during, and after electrophysiologic procedures including device implantations is critical to minimize bleeding and thrombotic complications and to optimize patient outcomes...
  14. ncbi Atrioventricular nodal reentry with retrograde lower common pathway block: a case report
    Mark Wood
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:934-7. 2011
    ..These features may lead to the misdiagnosis of atrial tachycardia if not recognized...
  15. doi Efficacy of a cooled bipolar epicardial radiofrequency ablation probe for creating transmural myocardial lesions
    Mark A Wood
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:453-8. 2010
    ..A new cooled bipolar radiofrequency ablation probe was used to create transmural myocardial lesions under controlled conditions...
  16. doi Direct measurement of the lethal isotherm for radiofrequency ablation of myocardial tissue
    Mark Wood
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, 23298 0053, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:373-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to directly measure the tissue temperature at the edge of radiofrequency lesions in real time using infrared thermal imaging...
  17. ncbi Acute and chronic electrophysiologic changes surrounding radiofrequency lesions
    Mark A Wood
    Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond 23219, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:56-61. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the electrophysiologic changes occurring in myocardium surrounding acute and chronic RF lesions...
  18. ncbi Cardiology patient pages. Cardiac pacemakers from the patient's perspective
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Circulation 105:2136-8. 2002
  19. ncbi Determinants of lesion sizes and tissue temperatures during catheter cryoablation
    Mark A Wood
    Department of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:644-54. 2007
    ..Factors which influence lesion size from catheter-based cryoablation have not been well described. This study describes factors which influence lesion size during catheter cryoablation...
  20. doi Remote magnetic versus manual catheter navigation for ablation of supraventricular tachycardias: a randomized, multicenter trial
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1313-21. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare remote magnetic catheter navigation to manual navigation for the ablation of common supraventricular arrhythmias...
  21. ncbi Temporal patterns of ventricular tachyarrhythmia recurrences follow a Weibull distribution
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:181-5. 2005
    ..Temporal patterns of ventricular tachyarrhythmias...
  22. ncbi Atrioventricular sequential pacing by an implantable cardioverter defibrillator during sustained ventricular tachycardia: what is the mechanism?
    Mark A Wood
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1309-10. 2002
  23. doi Effect of electrode orientation on lesion sizes produced by irrigated radiofrequency ablation catheters
    Mark A Wood
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:1262-8. 2009
    ..This study examined the effect of irrigated electrode orientation on the lesion size and explores a potential mechanism for this effect...
  24. ncbi Results of a minimally invasive surgical pulmonary vein isolation and ganglionic plexi ablation for atrial fibrillation: single-center experience with 12-month follow-up
    Frederick T Han
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:370-7. 2009
    ..We describe the results of using a thorascopic approach and radiofrequency energy to perform bilateral pulmonary vein isolation and left atrial ganglionic plexi ablation for treatment of AF...
  25. doi Histopathologic characterization of chronic radiofrequency ablation lesions for pulmonary vein isolation
    Marcin Kowalski
    Department of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:930-8. 2012
    ..This study describes the histopathologic and electrophysiological findings in patients with recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AF) after pulmonary vein (PV) isolation who underwent a subsequent surgical maze procedure...
  26. doi Management of recurrent atrial arrhythmias after minimally invasive surgical pulmonary vein isolation and ganglionic plexi ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Jordana Kron
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:445-51. 2010
    ..The spectrum and management of arrhythmias after minimally invasive epicardial radiofrequency ablation of the pulmonary vein (PV) antrum have not been well studied...
  27. ncbi Phased-array intracardiac echocardiography during pulmonary vein isolation and linear ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Robert E Martin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond 23219, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:873-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the utility of real-time, phased-array intracardiac echocardiography during radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation...
  28. ncbi Long-term outcome of patients after successful radiofrequency ablation for typical atrial flutter
    David M Gilligan
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:53-8. 2003
    ..Radiofrequency ablation of typical atrial flutter should be considered a palliative procedure for most patients and only one component of the long-term care of the patient with atrial tachyarrhythmias...
  29. ncbi Right ventricular pacing to assess transisthmus conduction in patients undergoing isthmus-dependent atrial flutter ablation: a new useful technique?
    Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman
    Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, MC 36 10, 1000 E Mountain Boulevard, Wilkes Barre, PA 18711, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:268-72. 2006
    ..However, occasionally this is difficult because of high pacing thresholds and/or saturation of the atrial electrograms recorded near the pacing catheter...
  30. ncbi Time to electrode rewarming after cryoablation predicts lesion size
    Babar Parvez
    Division of Cardiology and Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:845-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the time necessary for the cryoablation electrode to cool to target temperature or to rewarm after cryoablation can predict lesion size...
  31. doi Benefit of primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in the setting of chronic kidney disease: a decision model analysis
    Mitesh S Amin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1275-80. 2008
    ..Primary prevention ICD trials have excluded patients with CKD. Comorbidities and lower life expectancy in patients with CKD make the benefit of primary prevention ICD implantation uncertain...
  32. doi Clinical judgment versus decision analysis for managing device advisories
    Mitesh S Amin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1236-40. 2008
    ..We compared our management of consecutive patients in a single large university practice with device advisories to the "best" patient management strategy predicted by a decision analysis model...
  33. doi Minimally invasive surgical atrial fibrillation ablation: patient selection and results
    Frederick T Han
    Division of Cardiology and Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    Heart Rhythm 6:S71-6. 2009
    ..We review the safety and efficacy of MISAA, discuss considerations for optimal patient selection for MISAA, and review the advantages/disadvantages of MISAA compared with catheter ablation and the maze procedure...
  34. ncbi Site localization and characterization of pain during radiofrequency ablation of the pulmonary veins
    Jamshid Alaeddini
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1210-4. 2007
    ..Characteristics of radiofrequency (RF) lesions producing pain with an 8-mm catheter during pulmonary vein (PV) ablation have not been prospectively studied...
  35. ncbi Incidence, time course, and characteristics of microbubble formation during radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary veins with an 8-mm ablation catheter
    Jamshid Alaeddini
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:979-84. 2006
    ..However, the incidence, time course, and temperature characteristics of microbubble formation during AF ablation with an 8-mm catheter have not been prospectively described in humans...
  36. ncbi Long-term outcomes after catheter ablation of cavo-tricuspid isthmus dependent atrial flutter: a meta-analysis
    Francisco J Perez
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:393-401. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to analyze long-term outcomes after catheter ablation of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent AFL...
  37. doi Sensing failure associated with the Medtronic Sprint Fidelis defibrillator lead
    David N Kenigsberg
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:270-4. 2008
    ..The diameter of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) leads has become progressively smaller over time. However, the long-term performance characteristics of these smaller ICD leads are unknown...
  38. ncbi Accuracy of intracardiac echocardiography for assessing the esophageal course along the posterior left atrium: a comparison to magnetic resonance imaging
    David N Kenigsberg
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:169-73. 2007
    ..Atrioesophageal fistula is a potentially fatal complication of ablation in the left atrium (LA) to treat atrial fibrillation...
  39. ncbi Response of pulmonary vein potentials to burst pacing
    Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman
    Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23249, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 11:91-5. 2004
    ..Even during coronary sinus pacing at 600 ms, atrial (A) and PV potentials can overlap in 50-60% of patients making the accurate identification of PV potentials very difficult...
  40. ncbi Detection and management of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead failure: incidence and clinical implications
    Kenneth A Ellenbogen
    Division of Cardiology, Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23398, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:73-80. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the long-term reliability of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) lead to determine the incidence, clinical presentation, and management of lead failure...
  41. doi An unusual source of electromagnetic interference: a device-device interaction
    Marcin Kowalski
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:994-8. 2010
    ..Paul, MN, USA) caused by electrical interference from an electrosurgical generator with an electrocautery patch located in close proximity to the ICD pulse generator...
  42. ncbi Is time to first recurrence of atrial fibrillation correlated with atrial fibrillation burden?
    Francisco J Perez
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1343-5. 2006
    ..Although a statistical association exists, the small correlation coefficients limit the clinical value of the time to first recurrence as an indicator of AF burden...
  43. ncbi Identification of preferential sites of parasympathetic input to the atrioventricular node in man
    Paresh Shah
    Department of Medicine Cardiology, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, 23298, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:27-32. 2004
    ..The effects of subthreshold stimulation performed at various sites in the perinodal and posteroseptal space on atrioventricular (AV) nodal conduction were investigated...
  44. ncbi Cryoablation inside the pulmonary vein after failure of radiofrequency antral isolation
    David N Kenigsberg
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:992-6. 2007
    ..In some patients, despite antral ablation, PV entry and exit conduction block (BDB) cannot be achieved with RF energy. Cryoablation inside the PV may be an effective method to achieve BDB...
  45. ncbi Images in cardiovascular medicine. Intracardiac correlate of the epsilon wave in a patient with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
    David N Kenigsberg
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, PO Box 980053, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Circulation 115:e538-9. 2007
  46. doi Implantable cardiac defibrillator lead failure or myopotential oversensing? An approach to the diagnosis of noise on lead electrograms
    Marcin Kowalski
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Europace 10:914-7. 2008
    ..A systematic approach to identify the cause of the noise is important to render an appropriate treatment, which might include simple device re-programming or require re-operation and lead revision or replacement...
  47. doi Disparity in left ventricular stimulation among different pacing configurations in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Jose F Huizar
    McGuire VA Medical Center and Virginia Commonwealth University Pauley Heart Center, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:140-6. 2012
    ..Current technology allows 6 pacing configurations for a bipolar left ventricular (LV) lead. Understanding the energy requirements for each configuration will allow optimization of pacing output...
  48. ncbi Post-pericardiotomy syndrome following linear left atrial radiofrequency ablation
    Mark A Wood
    Medical College of Virginia, Box 980053, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 9:55-7. 2003
    ..It is believed that the patient experienced a unique complication of linear left atrial ablation, i.e., post-pericardiotomy syndrome due to extensive left atrial necrosis or direct thermal pericardial injury...
  49. ncbi Effects of gap geometry on conduction through discontinuous radiofrequency lesions
    Francisco J Perez
    Department of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Circulation 113:1723-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of different gap geometries on conduction through discontinuous RF lesions...
  50. ncbi Reanalysis of the "pseudo A-A-V" response to ventricular entrainment of supraventricular tachycardia: importance of his-bundle timing
    Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman
    Division of Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, McGuire VA Medical Center, Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23249, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:25-8. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study is to see if inclusion of the timing of the His-bundle in the electrogram response (ER) following ventricular pacing would reliably identify the mechanism of tachycardia in patients with long HV intervals...
  51. ncbi Detection of microbubble formation during radiofrequency ablation using phonocardiography
    Pavitra Kotini
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Box 980053, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Europace 8:333-5. 2006
    ..Currently, MB formation can only be detected with echocardiography. We hypothesized that MB formation can be detected with high-sensitivity phonocardiography...
  52. ncbi Citalopram, QTc interval prolongation, and torsade de pointes. How should we apply the recent FDA ruling?
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23238 5414, USA
    Am J Med 125:859-68. 2012
    ....
  53. doi An alternative technique of implanting a nontransvenous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator system in adults with no or limited venous access to the heart
    Marcin Kowalski
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1572-7. 2010
    ..These patients can benefit from a nontransvenous defibrillation system consisting of a rate-sensing lead attached to the epicardium and a subcutaneous (SQ) array...
  54. ncbi Myocardial ischemia and induction of sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias: evaluation using dobutamine stress echocardiography-electrophysiologic testing
    Bruce S Stambler
    Department of Medicine Cardiology, McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:901-7. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between dobutamine facilitation of ventricular tachyarrhythmia (VT) inducibility with programmed electrical stimulation (PES) and dobutamine stress-induced myocardial ischemia...
  55. pmc Left ventricular systolic dysfunction induced by ventricular ectopy: a novel model for premature ventricular contraction-induced cardiomyopathy
    Jose F Huizar
    McGuire VA Medical Center, Cardiology Division, and Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:543-9. 2011
    ..We developed a PVC-induced cardiomyopathy animal model using a novel premature pacing algorithm to assess timeframe and reversibility of this cardiomyopathy and examine the associated histopathologic abnormalities...
  56. ncbi Intramural coronary vasculature prevents transmural radiofrequency lesion formation: implications for linear ablation
    Ithiel A Fuller
    Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, USA
    Circulation 107:1797-803. 2003
    ..Blood flow near a radiofrequency (RF) lesion can reduce lesion size by convective cooling. It is unknown whether blood flow through small vasculature within an RF lesion can prevent transmural lesion formation...
  57. ncbi Prospective randomized comparison of 65%/65% versus 42%/42% tilt biphasic waveform on defibrillation thresholds in humans
    Richard K Shepard
    Department of Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 8:221-5. 2003
    ..The waveform tilt of biphasic shocks yielding the lowest defibrillation threshold (DFT) is not well defined. Some evidence indicates that tilts less than 65% may improve DFTs...
  58. ncbi Paradoxical undersensing during atrial flutter: what is the mechanism?
    Gautham Kalahasty
    From the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:1252-4. 2006
    ..Due to undersensing, mode switch did not occur. This case illustrates apparently paradoxical undersensing of atrial flutter waves by a dual-chamber pacemaker and can be explained by a phenomenon known as "quiet timer blanking."..
  59. ncbi Management of recalled pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: a decision analysis model
    Mitesh S Amin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, USA
    JAMA 296:412-20. 2006
    ..A better understanding of the risks and benefits of device replacement compared with continued clinical follow-up would be helpful to clinicians...
  60. ncbi Oversensing in a newly implanted dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: what is the mechanism?
    Benjamin P Lee
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University s Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0053, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:782-3. 2005
  61. ncbi Delayed complications following pacemaker implantation
    Kenneth A Ellenbogen
    Department of Medicine Cardiology, Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 00053, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1155-8. 2002
    ....
  62. doi Detection of a Riata™ insulation failure by the Medtronic Lead Integrity Alert™
    James Kneller
    Cardiology Electrophysiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, VCU Health System, 1250 East Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Europace 14:1215-6. 2012
    ..The Medtronic LIA may permit early detection of Riata lead failure...
  63. ncbi Why should we care about CARE-HF?
    Kenneth A Ellenbogen
    Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2199-203. 2005
    ..Both studies suggest the benefit of adding the implantable cardiac defibrillator to CRT devices, as over one-third of deaths in the CRT-pacemaker arm of both the COMPANION and CARE-HF studies were sudden...
  64. doi Proarrhythmic risk with antipsychotic and antidepressant drugs: implications in the elderly
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23238 5414, USA
    Drugs Aging 26:997-1012. 2009
    ..Finally, nothing in our recommendations replaces meticulous attention to US FDA guidelines in the package insert of each drug...
  65. pmc Long-term fish oil supplementation induces cardiac electrical remodeling by changing channel protein expression in the rabbit model
    Xulin Xu
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10140. 2010
    ..1, Kv4.3, KChIP2, and ERG1). We conclude that long-term fish oil supplementation can impact on cardiac electrical activity at least partially by changing channel subunit expression in cardiac myocytes...
  66. ncbi Tricyclic antidepressants, QT interval prolongation, and torsade de pointes
    W Victor R Vieweg
    Department of Psychiatry, Cardiology Division, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23238 5414, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:371-7. 2004
    ..Clinicians should be cautious when prescribing tricyclic antidepressants with other drugs, such as thioridazine, that are capable of prolonging the QT interval...
  67. ncbi Development and testing of an algorithm to detect implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead failure
    Bruce D Gunderson
    Medtronic, Inc, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:155-62. 2006
    ..An algorithm that can reliably discriminate between ventricular tachyarrhythmias and noise due to lead failure may prevent patient discomfort and anxiety and avoid device-induced proarrhythmia by preventing inappropriate ICD shocks...
  68. ncbi Ablation of atrial fibrillation: awaiting the new paradigm
    Kenneth A Ellenbogen
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:198-200. 2003
  69. ncbi Slow atrioventricular nodal reentrant arrhythmias: clinical recognition, electrophysiological characteristics, and response to radiofrequency ablation
    Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman
    Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:950-3. 2007
    ..We describe the clinical presentation, electrophysiology characteristics, and response to radiofrequency ablation in a group of patients with AVNRA...
  70. ncbi Inducible supraventricular tachycardias in patients referred for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Demosthenes G Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
    Europace 9:785-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the prevalence of underlying, inducible supraventricular arrhythmias in patients referred for ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  71. ncbi Follow-up defibrillator testing for antiarrhythmic drugs: probability and uncertainty
    Mark A Wood
    Circulation 114:98-100. 2006
  72. ncbi Atrial arrhythmias following ostial or circumferential pulmonary vein ablation
    Demosthenes Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou St, Athens, 11521 Greece
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 16:123-30. 2006
    ..This report describes the incidence and management of atrial arrhythmias occurring after various techniques for the ablative therapy of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  73. ncbi Temporal patterns of atrial arrhythmia recurrences in patients with implantable defibrillators: implications for assessing antiarrhythmic therapies
    Lina A Shehadeh
    Florida Atlantic University Center for Complex Systems and Brain Science, Department of Psychology, Boca Raton, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:303-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to use linear and nonlinear analyses to characterize the temporal pattern of atrial arrhythmia recurrences in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators...
  74. ncbi How to use intracardiac echocardiography for atrial fibrillation ablation procedures
    David J Callans
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:242-5. 2007
  75. ncbi Activation sequence modification during cardiac resynchronization by manipulation of left ventricular epicardial pacing stimulus strength
    Usha B Tedrow
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:65-9. 2007
    ..That increases in stimulus strength (SS) can affect VA has been demonstrated previously in cardiomyopathy patients undergoing ablation...
  76. doi Long-term follow-up after radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Demosthenes Katritsis
    Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, 9 Athanassiadou Street, Athens 11521, Greece
    Europace 10:419-24. 2008
    ..This report aimed at presenting clinical outcome and AF-free survival after pulmonary vein (PV) isolation over an extended (>3 years) follow-up period...
  77. ncbi An algorithm to predict implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead failure
    Bruce D Gunderson
    Medtronic, Inc, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1898-902. 2004
    ..The goal of this analysis was to test an algorithm that identifies implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) lead problems before clinical failure and/or inappropriate therapy...
  78. ncbi Percutaneous pericardial instrumentation in the electrophysiology laboratory: a case of need
    Mark A Wood
    Heart Rhythm 3:11-2. 2006
  79. ncbi Influence of the randomized trials, AFFIRM and RACE, on the management of atrial fibrillation in two University Medical Centers
    Pamela K Mason
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1248-50. 2005
    ..001) and 9 +/- 3 ablations (p = 0.001). AF management changed at these institutions shortly after the RACE and AFFIRM results were released...
  80. ncbi Pacemaker selection - the changing definition of physiologic pacing
    Kenneth A Ellenbogen
    N Engl J Med 353:202-4. 2005
  81. ncbi Skill acquisition through program-level imitation in a real-time domain
    Mark A Wood
    University of Bath, BA2 7AY Bath, UK
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 37:272-85. 2007
    ..Our system is demonstrated working in the domain of a real-time virtual-reality game, Unreal Tournament...
  82. ncbi Usefulness of implantable loop recorders in office-based practice for evaluation of syncope in patients with and without structural heart disease
    Pamela K Mason
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22908 0158, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1127-9. 2003
    ..Documentation of rhythm with an implantable loop recorder at the time of symptoms is possible in approximately 50% and 80% of patients in both groups after 1 and 2 years of follow-up, respectively...
  83. ncbi Asymptomatic atrial fibrillation and pacemaker diagnostics: the unseen presence
    Kenneth A Ellenbogen
    Heart Rhythm 2:132-3. 2005
  84. doi Gender disparity in the use of cardiac resynchronization therapy in the United States
    Jamshid Alaeddini
    Heart Institute of Spokane, Spokane, Washington 99204, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:468-72. 2008
    ..Although several studies have shown the effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) for advanced congestive heart failure (CHF), gender differences in utilization of CRT are not known...
  85. ncbi Catheter ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation
    Mark A Wood
    N Engl J Med 354:2290. 2006