R Lampert

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiologic characteristics of anger-triggered arrhythmias
    Matthew Stopper
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:268-73. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks increase T-wave alternans
    Rachel Lampert
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:512-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Variation among hospitals in selection of higher-cost, "higher-tech," implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: data from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) Implantable Cardioverter/Defibrillator (ICD) Registry
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am Heart J 165:1015-1023.e2. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Safety of sports for athletes with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results of a prospective, multinational registry
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Ave, Dana 319, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Circulation 127:2021-30. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Safety of pacemaker implantation in nonagenarians: an analysis of the healthcare cost and utilization project-nationwide inpatient sample
    Anant Mandawat
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Avenue, Dana 319, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Circulation 127:1453-65, 1465e1-2. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Quality of life and end-of-life issues for older patients with implanted cardiac rhythm devices
    Rachel Lampert
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Avenue, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:693-702. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Sports participation in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    R Lampert
    Section of Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Avenue, Dana 3, 06510, New Haven, CT, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:87-93. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation and management of arrhythmia in the athletic patient
    Rachel Lampert
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:423-31. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator use and benefit in women
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Cardiol Rev 15:298-303. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Sports participation for athletes with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators should be an individualized risk-benefit decision
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:861-3. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Emotional Reactivity: A Trigger of Atrial Fibrillation
    Rachel Lampert; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. T-wave alternans and emotion in daily life
    Rachel Lampert; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiologic characteristics of anger-triggered arrhythmias
    Matthew Stopper
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:268-73. 2007
    ..Determining electrophysiologic characteristics of anger-triggered arrhythmias may help elucidate the mechanisms that link emotion and arrhythmia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks increase T-wave alternans
    Rachel Lampert
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:512-7. 2007
    ..However, the mechanism of shock-related proarrhythmia remains unclear. We evaluated the impact of ICD shock on repolarization instability, a factor associated with ventricular arrhythmogenesis...
  3. doi request reprint Variation among hospitals in selection of higher-cost, "higher-tech," implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: data from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) Implantable Cardioverter/Defibrillator (ICD) Registry
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am Heart J 165:1015-1023.e2. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine factors associated with use of a newer, higher-tech/higher-cost device, as opposed to a previously released device, among patients undergoing ICD implantation...
  4. doi request reprint Safety of sports for athletes with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results of a prospective, multinational registry
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Ave, Dana 319, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Circulation 127:2021-30. 2013
    ..The risks of sports participation for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) patients are unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Safety of pacemaker implantation in nonagenarians: an analysis of the healthcare cost and utilization project-nationwide inpatient sample
    Anant Mandawat
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Avenue, Dana 319, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Circulation 127:1453-65, 1465e1-2. 2013
    ..Data are scarce on outcomes of pacemaker implantation in nonagenarians (ageā‰„90 years)...
  6. doi request reprint Quality of life and end-of-life issues for older patients with implanted cardiac rhythm devices
    Rachel Lampert
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Avenue, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:693-702. 2012
    ..In patients approaching the end of life, all devices, but especially ICDs, can adversely impact QOL in patients and families. All patients should have the opportunity to discuss the option of device deactivation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sports participation in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    R Lampert
    Section of Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Avenue, Dana 3, 06510, New Haven, CT, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:87-93. 2012
    ..However, survey data suggest that many ICD patients do participate in sports, and risks may be fewer than postulated. Ongoing research will better delineate the risks of sports for patients with ICDs...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation and management of arrhythmia in the athletic patient
    Rachel Lampert
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:423-31. 2012
    ..Many athletes with defibrillators and pacemakers do participate in sports. Ongoing research will better delineate the risks of sports for the athlete with an implanted device...
  9. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator use and benefit in women
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Cardiol Rev 15:298-303. 2007
    ..Further research is needed on the use of ICDs in women...
  10. doi request reprint Sports participation for athletes with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators should be an individualized risk-benefit decision
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:861-3. 2008
  11. pmc Decreased heart rate variability is associated with higher levels of inflammation in middle-aged men
    Rachel Lampert
    Department of Medicine Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am Heart J 156:759.e1-7. 2008
    ..We examined the association between heart rate variability (HRV), a measure of autonomic function, and inflammation, measured by C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6)...
  12. pmc Anger and ventricular arrhythmias
    Rachel Lampert
    Section of Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 25:46-52. 2010
    ..Although anecdotal evidence has long suggested links between emotion and ventricular arrhythmia, more recent studies have prospectively demonstrated the arrhythmogenic effects of anger, as well as mechanisms underlying these effects...
  13. doi request reprint Emotional stress triggers symptoms in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a survey of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1047-53. 2010
    ..Whether emotional stress can trigger symptoms of chest pain, dyspnea, palpitations, and lightheadedness has not been described...
  14. ncbi request reprint Safety of sports participation in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: a survey of heart rhythm society members
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:11-5. 2006
    ..Safety of Sports for ICD Patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Destabilizing effects of mental stress on ventricular arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    R Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Circulation 101:158-64. 2000
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of propranolol on recovery of heart rate variability following acute myocardial infarction and relation to outcome in the Beta-Blocker Heart Attack Trial
    Rachel Lampert
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:137-42. 2003
    ..These findings may elucidate the mechanisms by which beta blockers decrease mortality and reduce the early morning risk of sudden death after acute myocardial infarction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in ventricular arrhythmia recurrence in patients with coronary artery disease and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2293-9. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of psychologic stress on repolarization and relationship to autonomic and hemodynamic factors
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:372-7. 2005
    ..However, the physiologic pathways remain unknown. We sought to determine whether psychological stress induced in the laboratory setting alters indices of repolarization associated with arrhythmogenesis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Depressed autonomic nervous system function in African Americans and individuals of lower social class: a potential mechanism of race- and class-related disparities in health outcomes
    Rachel Lampert
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am Heart J 150:153-60. 2005
    ..Heart rate variability (HRV), a measure of autonomic function, is also an important predictor of cardiovascular outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Emotional and physical precipitants of ventricular arrhythmia
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Circulation 106:1800-5. 2002
    ..Whether emotional or physical stressors can trigger spontaneous ventricular arrhythmias in patients at risk has not been systematically evaluated...
  21. doi request reprint Anger-induced T-wave alternans predicts future ventricular arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:774-8. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine whether T-wave alternans (TWA) induced by anger in a laboratory setting predicts future ventricular arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychological traits and emotion-triggering of ICD shock-terminated arrhythmias
    Matthew M Burg
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Campus, West Haven, CT, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:898-902. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine whether concordant psychological traits distinguish patients who experience emotion-triggered ICD shock...
  23. ncbi request reprint Day-to-day reproducibility of mental stress-induced abnormal left ventricular function response in patients with coronary artery disease and its relationship to autonomic activation
    D Jain
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 8:347-55. 2001
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  24. ncbi request reprint Cost advantage of dual-chamber versus single-chamber cardioverter-defibrillator implantation
    Zachary Goldberger
    School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:850-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the least expensive strategy for device selection in patients receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)...
  25. pmc C-reactive protein and vulnerability to mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia
    Rahman Shah
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Mol Med 12:269-74. 2006
    ..2, 95% CI 1.01-1.39, P=.04). This relationship remained in multivariate models. These data suggest that levels of CRP may be a risk marker for MSI in patients with CAD...
  26. pmc Rationale and design of a randomized clinical trial comparing stress reduction treatment to usual cardiac care: the Reducing Vulnerability to Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Shock-Treated Ventricular Arrhythmias (RISTA) trial
    Rebecca G Donahue
    Internal Medicine Cardiologym Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:172-7. 2010
    ..Whether SRT can reduce arrhythmias requiring shock for termination in patients with ICDs has not been tested in clinical trials...
  27. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of procainamide challenge for electrophysiologic arrhythmia risk stratification
    David S Schreibman
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8017, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1435-8. 2004
    ..The provocative use of intravenous procainamide during electrophysiologic risk assessment increases the detection rate for risk of sustained ventricular arrhythmias with no loss of positive predictive value...
  28. pmc A twin study of metabolic syndrome and autonomic tone
    Anil K Gehi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7075, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:422-8. 2009
    ..One possible mechanism of higher cardiovascular mortality associated with the metabolic syndrome (MetS) may be through abnormal modulation in autonomic tone...
  29. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and heart rate variability: evidence for a shared genetic substrate in a study of twins
    Viola Vaccarino
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1256 Briarcliff Road NE, Suite 1 North, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:628-36. 2008
    ..Furthermore, little is known about whether depression and HRV share common genetic pathways...
  30. pmc Noninvasive detection of risk for emotion-provoked myocardial ischemia
    Matthew M Burg
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:14-20. 2009
    ..To test an easily administered, noninvasive technology to identify vulnerability to mental stress ischemia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Benefits of cardiac rehabilitation in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: a patient survey
    Jennifer S Davids
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University Medical School, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1924-8. 2005
    ..To determine whether participation in an outpatient cardiac rehabilitation (OCR) program increases exercise levels and decreases shocks in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)...
  32. pmc Common genes contribute to depressive symptoms and heart rate variability: the Twins Heart Study
    Shaoyong Su
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 13:1-9. 2010
    ..These results suggest that a common neurobiological dysfunction links depression and autonomic dysregulation...
  33. pmc Pleiotropy of C-reactive protein gene polymorphisms with C-reactive protein levels and heart rate variability in healthy male twins
    Shaoyong Su
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1748-54. 2009
    ..In conclusion, reduced HRV correlates significantly with increased CRP plasma levels and this correlation is due, in large part, to common genetic influences. A polymorphism in the CRP gene contributes to both CRP levels and HRV...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hyperkalemia induced T wave oversensing leading to loss of biventricular pacing and inappropriate ICD shocks
    Ashok K Koul
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:681-3. 2004
    ..This underscores the need for careful interpretation of saved electrograms to determine the cause for, and appropriate treatment of, device related problems...
  35. ncbi request reprint Management of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in end-of-life care
    Nathan E Goldstein
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:835-8. 2004
    ..Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) can prevent premature death from an arrhythmia but may also prolong the dying process and make it more distressing...
  36. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: expanding indications and technologies
    Zachary Goldberger
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 295:809-18. 2006
    ..Since its introduction, there have been numerous advances in ICD technology, and indications for its use have expanded greatly in the past year...
  37. ncbi request reprint Recommendations from the Heart Rhythm Society Task Force on Device Performance Policies and Guidelines Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and the American Heart Association (AHA) and the International Coalition of Pacing and
    Mark D Carlson
    University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University, OH, USA
    Heart Rhythm 3:1250-73. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability during the week of September 11, 2001
    Rachel Lampert
    JAMA 288:575. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Depression as a predictor for appropriate shocks among patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results from the Triggers of Ventricular Arrhythmias (TOVA) study
    William Whang
    Cardiovascular Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1090-5. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between symptoms of depression and shock-treated ventricular arrhythmias among implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) patients...

Research Grants8

  1. Emotional Reactivity: A Trigger of Atrial Fibrillation
    Rachel Lampert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Determining triggers of AF, and identifying individuals at increased risk of recurrence, may lead to future therapeutic interventions aimed at decreasing the effects of triggers on the individual patient. ..
  2. T-wave alternans and emotion in daily life
    Rachel Lampert; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Determining mechanisms underlying the arrhythmogenic effects of emotion is an important step in guiding future therapeutic interventions. ..