D Vollmann

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intrathoracic impedance monitoring to detect chronic heart failure deterioration: relationship to changes in NT-proBNP
    Lars Lüthje
    Herzzentrum Göttingen, Abteilung Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Georg August Universitat Gottingen, Robert Koch Str 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:716-22. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient Alert to detect ICD lead failure: efficacy, limitations, and implications for future algorithms
    Dirk Vollmann
    Abteilung Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Herzzentrum, Georg August Universitat Gottingen, Germany
    Europace 8:371-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of immediate and delayed automatic antitachycardia pacing for the termination of atrial tachyarrhythmias
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Europace 7:248-54. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate therapy and fatal proarrhythmia by an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 2:307-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Unusual cause for an increase of the sensing integrity counter in a patient with inappropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy
    Dirk Vollmann
    Abteilung Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Herzzentrum, Klinikum der Georg August Universität Göttingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Europace 9:275-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Biventricular pacing improves the blunted force-frequency relation present during univentricular pacing in patients with heart failure and conduction delay
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Circulation 113:953-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Worldwide evaluation of a defibrillation lead with a small geometric electrode surface for high-impedance pacing
    Dirk Vollmann
    Herzzentrum, Georg August Universitat, Goettingen, Germany
    Am Heart J 146:1066-70. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Subthreshold test pulses versus low energy shock delivery to estimate high energy lead impedance in implanted cardioverter defibrillator patients
    Dirk Vollmann
    Departments of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August Universitat, Gottingen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:457-60. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Far-field oversensing of atrial signals: an unusual cause for very short V-V intervals and inappropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy
    Dirk Vollmann
    Abteilung für Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Herzzentrum, Universitatsmedizin Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Europace 10:1009-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of bradycardia pacing and detection of ventricular fibrillation due to far-field atrial sensing in a triple chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1513-6. 2002

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Intrathoracic impedance monitoring to detect chronic heart failure deterioration: relationship to changes in NT-proBNP
    Lars Lüthje
    Herzzentrum Göttingen, Abteilung Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Georg August Universitat Gottingen, Robert Koch Str 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:716-22. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Patient Alert to detect ICD lead failure: efficacy, limitations, and implications for future algorithms
    Dirk Vollmann
    Abteilung Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Herzzentrum, Georg August Universitat Gottingen, Germany
    Europace 8:371-6. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine the utility of Patient Alert for ICD lead-failure detection in a prospective study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of immediate and delayed automatic antitachycardia pacing for the termination of atrial tachyarrhythmias
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Europace 7:248-54. 2005
    ..Automatic atrial antitachycardia pacing (ATP) can terminate atrial tachyarrhythmias (ATs) in patients with an implanted device. We investigated if the programmable delay between AT onset and ATP influences therapy efficacy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate therapy and fatal proarrhythmia by an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 2:307-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Unusual cause for an increase of the sensing integrity counter in a patient with inappropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy
    Dirk Vollmann
    Abteilung Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Herzzentrum, Klinikum der Georg August Universität Göttingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Europace 9:275-7. 2007
    ..The coincidence of TWO and PVCs should therefore be considered as an uncommon cause for short ventricular sensed intervals in ICD patients presenting with a suspect increase in the SIC...
  6. ncbi request reprint Biventricular pacing improves the blunted force-frequency relation present during univentricular pacing in patients with heart failure and conduction delay
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Circulation 113:953-9. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that BiV and univentricular pacing differentially affect contractile function at increasing heart rates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Worldwide evaluation of a defibrillation lead with a small geometric electrode surface for high-impedance pacing
    Dirk Vollmann
    Herzzentrum, Georg August Universitat, Goettingen, Germany
    Am Heart J 146:1066-70. 2003
    ..Pacing leads with a small electrode surface for high-impedance stimulation have been shown to prolong pacemaker longevity, but no sufficient data is available on the safety and feasibility of a defibrillation lead with this novel design...
  8. ncbi request reprint Subthreshold test pulses versus low energy shock delivery to estimate high energy lead impedance in implanted cardioverter defibrillator patients
    Dirk Vollmann
    Departments of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August Universitat, Gottingen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:457-60. 2003
    ..Safe and painless high energy impedance estimation with subthreshold pulses might, therefore, help to detect ICD lead failure during routine follow-up...
  9. doi request reprint Far-field oversensing of atrial signals: an unusual cause for very short V-V intervals and inappropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy
    Dirk Vollmann
    Abteilung für Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Herzzentrum, Universitatsmedizin Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Europace 10:1009-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of bradycardia pacing and detection of ventricular fibrillation due to far-field atrial sensing in a triple chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1513-6. 2002
    ..Several factors contributed to the complication, which resolved after reduction of the ventricular sensitivity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Automatic atrial anti-tachy pacing for the termination of spontaneous atrial tachyarrhythmias: clinical experience with a novel dual-chamber pacemaker
    D Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 5:477-85. 2001
    ..The aATP success-rate in the slower (cycle length 360-270 ms) AT detection zone was significantly higher (73.8%, 62/84 eps) than in the overlapping, faster (cycle length 270-220 ms) AT zone (38.3%, 147/384 eps, P<0.01)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical experience with the EGM width detection criterion for differentiation of supraventricular and ventricular tachycardia in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    C Unterberg
    University Clinic, Department of Cardiology, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1611-7. 2000
    ..7% in patients with stable width of the QRS complex in a 12-lead surface ECG. These data show that this criterion is not superior to data on rate dependent detection criteria and furthermore not applicable in patients with complete BBB...
  13. ncbi request reprint Detection of heart failure decompensation using intrathoracic impedance monitoring by a triple-chamber implantable defibrillator
    Lars Lüthje
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 2:997-9. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term changes in sequence of atrial activation and refractory periods: no evidence for "atrial memory"
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Heart Rhythm 2:155-61. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether the spatial distribution of the atrial refractory period (AERP) and the vulnerability to atrial fibrillation (AF) are altered by long-term changes in the sequence of atrial activation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Electrogram configuration and detection of supraventricular tachycardias by a morphology discrimination algorithm in single chamber ICDs
    L Lüthje
    Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Georg August Universitat Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37099 Göttingen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:555-60. 2005
    ..For this analysis different EGM sources can be programmed. This study evaluates the performance of Wavelet using two different EGM configurations (SVC-Can and RV-Can) for the detection of exercise-induced SVT...
  16. doi request reprint Remote magnetic catheter navigation for cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in patients with common-type atrial flutter
    Dirk Vollmann
    Division of Cardiology and Pneumology, Heart Center, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:603-10. 2009
    ..Remote magnetic catheter navigation (RMN) may provide benefits for different ablation procedures, but its efficacy for CTI ablation has not been evaluated in a randomized, controlled trial...
  17. ncbi request reprint Atrial overdrive pacing compared to CPAP in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
    Christina Unterberg
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August Universitat Gottingen, Robert Koch Str 40, D 37099 Göttingen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:2568-75. 2005
    ..We compared the effects of CPAP with those of pacing in patients with OSA but without pacemaker indication or clinical signs of heart failure...
  18. pmc Cardiac resynchronization therapy and atrial overdrive pacing for the treatment of central sleep apnoea
    Lars Lüthje
    Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Georg August Universitat, Gottingen, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:273-80. 2009
    ..We aimed to evaluate the effect of CRT alone and CRT + AOP on CSA in CHF patients and to compare the influence of CRT on CHF between CSA positive and CSA negative patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint 1-year performance of a defibrillation lead with a small electrode surface for high impedance pacing: a randomized, controlled study
    Dirk Vollmann
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1577-82. 2002
    ..The use of a tined defibrillation lead with a small, steroid-eluting electrode tip appears safe and results in a high pacing impedance without compromising system performance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Atrial overdrive pacing in patients with sleep apnea with implanted pacemaker
    Lars Lüthje
    Herzzentrum Göttingen, Abteilung Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Georg August Universitat Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:118-22. 2005
    ..Atrial overdrive pacing markedly improved sleep-disordered breathing in a recent study...
  21. doi request reprint Enhanced detection of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation by early and prolonged continuous holter monitoring in patients with cerebral ischemia presenting in sinus rhythm
    Raoul Stahrenberg
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Universitatsmedizin Gottingen, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Stroke 41:2884-8. 2010
    ..Early initiation and prolongation of continuous Holter monitoring may improve diagnostic yield compared with the standard of care including a 24-hour Holter recording...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of intrathoracic impedance monitoring to alert patients with an implanted device of deteriorating chronic heart failure
    Dirk Vollmann
    Herzzentrum, Abteilung Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Klinikum der Georg August Universität, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 28:1835-40. 2007
    ..To evaluate the utility of intrathoracic impedance monitoring for detecting heart failure (HF) deterioration in patients with an implanted cardiac resynchronization/defibrillation device...
  23. ncbi request reprint Takotsubo cardiomyopathy with an unusual pattern of regional left ventricular wall motion abnormalities
    Claudia Dellas
    Department of Cardiology and Pulmonology, Georg August University School of Medicine, 37099 Goettingen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 96:389-92. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Chronic atrial dilation, electrical remodeling, and atrial fibrillation in the goat
    Hans Ruprecht Neuberger
    Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:644-53. 2006
    ..This study was designed to investigate the mutual effects of chronic atrial dilation and electrical remodeling on the characteristics of atrial fibrillation (AF)...