Paul Khairy

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Programmed ventricular stimulation for risk stratification in patients with tetralogy of Fallot: a Bayesian perspective
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 4:292-3. 2007
  2. doi Ventricular proarrhythmic effects of atrial fibrillation are modulated by depolarization and repolarization anomalies in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Kristina Lemola
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:99-105. 2009
  3. doi Thromboprophylaxis for atrial arrhythmias in congenital heart disease: A multicenter study
    Paul Khairy
    Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Montreal Health Innovations Coordinating Center MHICC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 223:729-735. 2016
  4. pmc Cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Jason G Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service, Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 12:39-53. 2012
  5. pmc Cardiac arrhythmias in congenital heart diseases
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center and Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 9:299-317. 2009
  6. pmc Ventricular dyssynchrony and function improve following catheter ablation of nonseptal accessory pathways in children
    Sylvia Abadir
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Sainte Justine Hospital, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Biomed Res Int 2013:158621. 2013
  7. doi Looking ahead: clinical trial design in adult congenital heart disease
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger St E, Montreal, QC, H1T 1C8, Canada
    Future Cardiol 8:297-304. 2012
  8. ncbi Arrhythmias in adult congenital heart disease
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC H1T 1C8, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 4:83-95. 2006
  9. ncbi Transvenous pacing leads and systemic thromboemboli in patients with intracardiac shunts: a multicenter study
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart and Electrophysiology Services, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Circulation 113:2391-7. 2006
  10. ncbi Wolff-Parkinson-white syndrome in d-transposition of the great arteries and mustard baffle
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology Service and Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 3:853-6. 2006

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Publications123 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Programmed ventricular stimulation for risk stratification in patients with tetralogy of Fallot: a Bayesian perspective
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 4:292-3. 2007
  2. doi Ventricular proarrhythmic effects of atrial fibrillation are modulated by depolarization and repolarization anomalies in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Kristina Lemola
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:99-105. 2009
    ..We assessed whether AF predicts appropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) shocks in patients with left ventricular dysfunction and explored modulators of risk...
  3. doi Thromboprophylaxis for atrial arrhythmias in congenital heart disease: A multicenter study
    Paul Khairy
    Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Montreal Health Innovations Coordinating Center MHICC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 223:729-735. 2016
    ..There is a paucity of data to guide decisions regarding thromboprophylaxis for atrial arrhythmias in congenital heart disease...
  4. pmc Cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Jason G Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service, Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 12:39-53. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Cardiac arrhythmias in congenital heart diseases
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center and Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 9:299-317. 2009
    ..In so doing, we touch upon issues related to risk stratification for sudden death, implantable cardiac devices, catheter ablation, and adjuvant surgical therapy...
  6. pmc Ventricular dyssynchrony and function improve following catheter ablation of nonseptal accessory pathways in children
    Sylvia Abadir
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Sainte Justine Hospital, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Biomed Res Int 2013:158621. 2013
    ..Paradoxical or hypokinetic interventricular septal motion has been described in patients with septal or paraseptal accessory pathways. Data regarding nonseptal pathways is limited...
  7. doi Looking ahead: clinical trial design in adult congenital heart disease
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger St E, Montreal, QC, H1T 1C8, Canada
    Future Cardiol 8:297-304. 2012
    ..In looking ahead, examples of creative methodological solutions to maximizing the efficiency of clinical trials for rare diseases are discussed, including Bayesian analyses, outcome-adaptive randomization and internal pilot studies...
  8. ncbi Arrhythmias in adult congenital heart disease
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC H1T 1C8, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 4:83-95. 2006
    ..This review highlights the various types of brady- and tachyarrhythmias encountered in the more common forms of adult congenital heart disease and explores prognostic implications and therapeutic options...
  9. ncbi Transvenous pacing leads and systemic thromboemboli in patients with intracardiac shunts: a multicenter study
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart and Electrophysiology Services, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Circulation 113:2391-7. 2006
    ..The risk of systemic thromboemboli associated with transvenous leads in the presence of an intracardiac shunt is currently unknown...
  10. ncbi Wolff-Parkinson-white syndrome in d-transposition of the great arteries and mustard baffle
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology Service and Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 3:853-6. 2006
  11. ncbi Univentricular heart
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger St, Montreal, Quebec, H1T 1C8, Canada
    Circulation 115:800-12. 2007
    ..Although the present report touches on issues applicable to neonates and children with univentricular hearts, the focus is on information of interest and relevance to the adult cardiologist...
  12. ncbi Partial atrioventricular canal defect with inverted atrioventricular nodal input into an inferiorly displaced atrioventricular node
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology Service and Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 4:355-8. 2007
  13. ncbi Laser lead extraction in adult congenital heart disease
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:507-11. 2007
    ..We sought to assess the safety and feasibility of laser lead extraction in ACHD...
  14. ncbi A novel hybrid transcatheter ablation system that combines radiofrequency and cryoenergy
    Paul Khairy
    Department of Medicine and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:188-93. 2008
    ..There are numerous theoretical advantages to engineering a system capable of delivering both energy forms...
  15. ncbi Clinical use of electrocardiography in adults with congenital heart disease
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger St, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 116:2734-46. 2007
  16. doi Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in tetralogy of Fallot
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger St, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H1T 1C8
    Circulation 117:363-70. 2008
    ..Tetralogy of Fallot is the most common form of congenital heart disease in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) recipients, yet little is known about the value of ICDs in this patient population...
  17. doi Transcatheter ablation via a sternotomy approach as a hybrid procedure in a univentricular heart
    Paul Khairy
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hopital Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:639-40. 2008
    ..A recalcitrant accessory pathway was successfully ablated in a patient with hemodynamically unstable supraventricular tachycardia and an extracadiac Fontan for hypoplastic left heart syndrome...
  18. doi Morphometric ablation lesion characteristics comparing 4, 6, and 8 mm electrode-tip cryocatheters
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1203-7. 2008
    ..Cryolesion Characteristics...
  19. doi EP challenges in adult congenital heart disease
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center and Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 5:1464-72. 2008
    ..The objective of this review is to highlight commonly confronted arrhythmia issues and themes, discuss particular challenges, review recent relevant literature, and summarize current management trends...
  20. doi Risk stratification in surgically repaired tetralogy of Fallot
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, QC, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:755-62. 2009
    ....
  21. doi Sudden death and defibrillators in transposition of the great arteries with intra-atrial baffles: a multicenter study
    Paul Khairy
    Canadian Adult Congenital Heart Network, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 1:250-7. 2008
    ..Little is known about mechanisms of sudden death and the role of implantable cardioverter defibrillators...
  22. doi Arrhythmia burden in adults with surgically repaired tetralogy of Fallot: a multi-institutional study
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 122:868-75. 2010
    ..The arrhythmia burden in tetralogy of Fallot, types of arrhythmias encountered, and risk profile may change as the population ages...
  23. doi Enlargement of catheter ablation lesions in infant hearts with cryothermal versus radiofrequency energy: an animal study
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology Service and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:211-7. 2011
    ..It remains unknown whether cryothermal ablation lesions display a similar pattern of growth...
  24. doi Programming ICDs in the Modern Era beyond Out-of-the Box Settings
    Fadi Mansour
    Electrophysiology Services, Centre Hospitalier Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:506-20. 2011
    ..We discuss the benefits and pitfalls of strategies such as high cutoff rates, longer detections times, antitachycardia pacing, and discriminators in reducing the incidence of inappropriate shocks and offer practical programming tips...
  25. ncbi Laser lead extraction: predictors of success and complications
    Jean Francois Roux
    Electrophysiology Service, Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:214-20. 2007
    ..Paralleling the rise in pacemaker and defibrillator implantations, lead extraction procedures are increasingly required. Concerns regarding failure and complications remain...
  26. doi Pulmonary vein isolation using "contact force" ablation: the effect on dormant conduction and long-term freedom from recurrent atrial fibrillation--a prospective study
    Jason G Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service at the Montreal Heart Institute and the Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada Electronic address
    Heart Rhythm 11:1919-24. 2014
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence after pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) is associated with PV to left atrium reconduction. Effective lesion creation necessitates adequate contact force between the ablation catheter and myocardium...
  27. doi ECG Features Associated With Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Combined AFFIRM and AF-CHF Analysis
    Jason G Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 27:404-13. 2016
    ....
  28. doi Corticosteroid use during pulmonary vein isolation is associated with a higher prevalence of dormant pulmonary vein conduction
    Jason G Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service at the Montreal Heart Institute and Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada, Department of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Electronic address
    Heart Rhythm 10:1569-75. 2013
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence after pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) is associated with PV to left atrium reconduction...
  29. doi Pulmonary vein isolation using a second-generation cryoballoon catheter: a randomized comparison of ablation duration and method of deflation
    Jason G Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service, Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:692-8. 2013
    ..We conducted a randomized preclinical trial to compare 2- versus 4-minute ablation lesions and assess the safety of active (forced) cryoballoon deflation...
  30. ncbi Atrial fibrillation: basic and clinical research at the Montreal Heart Institute
    Denis Roy
    Department of Medicine and Research Centre, Montreal Heart Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Cardiol 21:1091-6. 2005
    ..Future directions at the Montreal Heart Institute are also briefly addressed...
  31. doi Histopathological effects and evolution of transvenous β-radiation applications in right and left atria: an animal study
    Frederic Franceschi
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, 5000 Belanger St E, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Europace 14:745-51. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize pathological aspects of cardiac lesions induced by β-radiation in an animal model at various stages of evolution and in response to different dose exposures...
  32. doi Cryoablation outcomes for AV nodal reentrant tachycardia comparing 4-mm versus 6-mm electrode-tip catheters
    Lena Rivard
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 5:230-4. 2008
    ..Cryoablation is increasingly used to treat atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT). It is unknown whether larger electrode-tip cryocatheters improve outcomes without compromising safety...
  33. doi Heart rate and adverse outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation: A combined AFFIRM and AF-CHF substudy
    Jason G Andrade
    Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 13:54-61. 2016
    ..An elevated resting heart rate has been associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes. Its prognostic value has not specifically been examined in patients with atrial fibrillation...
  34. doi Tetralogy of Fallot and aortic root disease
    Laurianne Le Gloan
    The Montreal Heart Institute Adult Congenital Center, Universite de Montreal, 5000 Belanger Street East, Montreal, QC, H1T 1C8, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:233-8. 2013
    ....
  35. doi Anxiety sensitivity moderates prognostic importance of rhythm-control versus rate-control strategies in patients with atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure: insights from the Atrial Fibrillation and Congestive Heart Failure Trial
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Heart Institute Research Centre, 5000 Belanger, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H1T 1C8
    Circ Heart Fail 5:322-30. 2012
    ..We assessed whether AS is associated with outcomes of rhythm-control versus rate-control in congestive heart failure (CHF) patients with AF...
  36. ncbi Atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure
    Denis Roy
    Montreal Heart Institute and Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 24:29-34. 2009
    ....
  37. doi Pulmonary vein isolation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: past, present and future
    Jean Benoit le Polain de Waroux
    Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Future Cardiol 6:51-66. 2010
    ..Pulmonary vein isolation has emerged as an effective treatment in selected patients. In this paper, the past and present roles of pulmonary vein isolation are described and the future developments of this technique are explored...
  38. doi Electrocardiographic and electrophysiological predictors of atrioventricular block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Lena Rivard
    Department of Cardiology at the Montreal Heart Institute and the Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Heart Rhythm 12:321-9. 2015
    ..Electrophysiological predictors of atrioventricular (AV) block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) are unknown...
  39. doi Aortic root dilatation in adults with surgically repaired tetralogy of fallot: a multicenter cross-sectional study
    François Pierre Mongeon
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Circulation 127:172-9. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence and predictors of aortic root dilatation in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot...
  40. doi Left ventricular versus simultaneous biventricular pacing in patients with heart failure and a QRS complex ≥120 milliseconds
    Bernard Thibault
    Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger St, Montreal, QC, Canada H1T 1C8
    Circulation 124:2874-81. 2011
    ..Left ventricular (LV) pacing alone may theoretically avoid deleterious effects of right ventricular pacing...
  41. doi Quality of life and functional capacity in patients with atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure
    Irina Suman-Horduna
    Montreal Heart Institute and Montreal Heart Institute Coordinating Center, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:455-60. 2013
    ..This study sought to assess the impact of rhythm- versus rate-control treatment strategies and of underlying rhythm on quality of life and functional capacity in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  42. doi Cardiac remodeling with rhythm versus rate control strategies for atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure: insights from the AF-CHF echocardiographic sub-study
    Valérie Henrard
    Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 165:430-6. 2013
    ..This echocardiographic sub-study was designed to compare the effects of the two treatment strategies on LV ejection fraction (LVEF), chamber volumes and dimensions, valvular regurgitation and functional status...
  43. doi Incidence and significance of early recurrences of atrial fibrillation after cryoballoon ablation: insights from the multicenter Sustained Treatment of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation (STOP AF) Trial
    Jason G Andrade
    Montreal Heart Institute, and Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:69-75. 2014
    ..We sought to determine the incidence and prognostic significance of ERAF after cryoballoon ablation. Moreover, the benefit of early reablation for ERAF after cryoballoon ablation is undetermined...
  44. ncbi Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists and cardiovascular mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation and left ventricular dysfunction: insights from the Atrial Fibrillation and Congestive Heart Failure Trial
    Eileen O'Meara
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal Heart Institute Coordinating Center, and Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 5:586-93. 2012
    ..Our primary objective was to assess the impact of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists on cardiovascular mortality in patients with AF and HF enrolled in the Atrial Fibrillation and Congestive Heart Failure (AF-CHF) trial...
  45. doi Impaired arm development after Blalock-Taussig shunts in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot
    Laurianne Le Gloan
    Montreal Heart Institute Adult Congenital Center, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 168:1006-9. 2013
    ..Many adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot have had prior Blalock-Taussig shunts. These shunts may theoretically hinder growth and development of the ipsilateral arm...
  46. doi Acute haemodynamic comparison of multisite and biventricular pacing with a quadripolar left ventricular lead
    Bernard Thibault
    Department of Medicine and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Europace 15:984-91. 2013
    ..We compared acute haemodynamic response (LV dP/dtmax) of multisite and BiV pacing using a quadripolar LV lead...
  47. doi Pulmonary vein isolation using a pace-capture-guided versus an adenosine-guided approach: effect on dormant conduction and long-term freedom from recurrent atrial fibrillation--a prospective study
    Jason G Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service at the Montreal Heart Institute, Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:1103-8. 2013
    ..We prospectively studied the use of 2 procedural techniques designed to facilitate identification of residual gaps within the index ablation line...
  48. ncbi Lower incidence of thrombus formation with cryoenergy versus radiofrequency catheter ablation
    Paul Khairy
    Department of Electrophysiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 107:2045-50. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the incidence and characteristics of thrombi complicating RF and cryoenergy ablation, a novel technology for the catheter-based treatment of arrhythmias...
  49. doi Fontan circulation: success or failure?
    Blandine Mondesert
    Montreal Heart Institute Adult Congenital Center, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:811-20. 2013
    ..Multicentre and multidisciplinary efforts to improve the density and depth of experiences might lead to a better appreciation for, and management of, Fontan failure and its ramifications. ..
  50. doi The biophysics and biomechanics of cryoballoon ablation
    Jason G Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service, Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:1162-8. 2012
    ....
  51. ncbi Cryothermal slow pathway modification for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger St East, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H1T 1C8
    Europace 9:909-14. 2007
    ..persistent dual atrioventricular (AV) nodal physiology with or without echo beats...
  52. doi Pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients with transcatheter closure of secundum atrial septal defects: a longitudinal study
    Gerald Yong
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:455-62. 2009
    ..Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) may develop in patients with atrial septal defects (ASD); however, little is known about associated risk factors and its evolution after transcatheter ASD closure...
  53. ncbi Cardiac resynchronization therapy in congenital heart disease
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology and Adult Congenital Heart Services, Montreal Heart Institute, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 109:160-8. 2006
    ..Multicenter prospective collaborative efforts are to be encouraged...
  54. ncbi Shocking truths about implantable cardioverter defibrillator monitoring zones
    Fadi Mansour
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1146-8. 2007
    ..In the absence of a monitoring zone, device therapy would not have been expected. We explore the mechanisms by which monitoring zones could potentially contribute to inappropriate ICD therapy and offer trouble-shooting tips...
  55. doi Early recurrence of atrial tachyarrhythmias following radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Jason G Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service, Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:106-16. 2012
    ....
  56. doi Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure and a QRS complex <120 milliseconds: the Evaluation of Resynchronization Therapy for Heart Failure (LESSER-EARTH) trial
    Bernard Thibault
    Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QB, Canada
    Circulation 127:873-81. 2013
    ..Although the benefits of cardiac resynchronization therapy are well established in selected patients with heart failure and a prolonged QRS duration, salutary effects in patients with narrow QRS complexes remain to be demonstrated...
  57. doi Canine left ventricle electromechanical behavior under different pacing modes
    Thanh Thuy Vo Thang
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Quebec H1T 1C8, Canada
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 35:11-7. 2012
    ..While several studies have investigated electrical or mechanical determinants of synchronous contraction, few have focused on activation contraction coupling at a macroscopic level...
  58. doi Atrial fibrillation-associated remodeling does not promote atrial thrombus formation in canine models
    Kunihiro Nishida
    Department of Medicine and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:1168-75. 2012
    ..This study assessed effects of AF-related remodeling on the atrial thrombogenic milieu by using radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to create a quantifiable prothrombotic nidus...
  59. pmc Pulmonary vein isolation and left atrial catheter ablation using a three-dimensional navigation system for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Laurent Macle
    Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e169-72. 2009
    ..Catheter ablation strategies targeting PVs and the posterior LA may be further refined by incorporating technology beyond standard fluoroscopy...
  60. doi Reducing Radiation Exposure During CRT Implant Procedures: Single-Center Experience With Low-Dose Fluoroscopy Settings and a Sensor-Based Navigation System (MediGuide)
    Bernard Thibault
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute and the Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol . 2016
    ..We assessed the impact of lower-dose fluoroscopy settings and a sensor-based electromagnetic tracking system (MediGuide™, MDG) on reducing IR exposure during CRT implantation...
  61. doi Impact of revascularization in patients with sustained ventricular arrhythmias, prior myocardial infarction, and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction
    Blandine Mondesert
    Department of Electrophysiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 13:1221-7. 2016
    ..The impact of revascularization on recurrent ventricular arrhythmias (VAs) in patients with coronary artery disease and relatively preserved left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) is unknown...
  62. doi Maintenance of sinus rhythm and survival in patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation
    Mario Talajic
    Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1796-802. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the presence of sinus rhythm and outcomes in patients with a history of congestive heart failure (CHF) and atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  63. doi The impact of exercise on ventricular arrhythmias in adults with tetralogy of Fallot
    Pablo Avila
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada Department of Cardiology, Instituto de Investigacion Sanitaria, Hospital Gregorio Maranon, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 219:218-24. 2016
    ..Sudden death of presumed arrhythmic etiology is the leading cause of mortality in adults with tetralogy of Fallot...
  64. ncbi Contact-force-guided vs. contact-force-blinded catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter: a prospective study
    Sandrine Venier
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute and Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Canada QC H1T 1C8
    Europace . 2016
    ..We prospectively evaluated procedural parameters and outcomes of CF-guided vs. CF-blinded CTI ablation for typical atrial flutter (AFL)...
  65. doi Decreased Mortality With Beta-Blockers in Patients With Heart Failure and Coexisting Atrial Fibrillation: An AF-CHF Substudy
    Julia Cadrin-Tourigny
    Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JACC Heart Fail . 2017
    ....
  66. doi Reducing radiation exposure during CRT implant procedures: early experience with a sensor-based navigation system
    Bernard Thibault
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute and the Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 38:63-70. 2015
    ..We report our early experience working with a novel sensor-based electromagnetic tracking system (MediGuide™, MDG, St. Jude Medical Inc., St. Paul, MN, USA), in terms of procedural IR exposure reduction...
  67. doi Clinical experience with a novel electromyographic approach to preventing phrenic nerve injury during cryoballoon ablation in atrial fibrillation
    Blandine Mondesert
    From the Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, and the Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:605-11. 2014
    ..We sought to characterize our experience using a novel monitoring technique for the prevention of phrenic nerve palsy...
  68. doi Design of an acute dP/dt hemodynamic measurement protocol to isolate cardiac effect of pacing
    Bernard Thibault
    Montreal Heart Institute Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Card Fail 20:365-72. 2014
    ..We quantified extracardiac factors contributing to its variability, and developed a protocol to minimize these effects in an acute pacing experiment...
  69. ncbi Concordance between an electroanatomic mapping system and cardiac MRI in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Jean Francois Roux
    Electrophysiology Service, Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:109-12. 2006
    ..This report describes concordance between cardiac MRI and this novel mapping system in arrhythmogenic RV cardiomyopathy...
  70. doi Pregnancy in women with Fontan physiology
    Laurianne Le Gloan
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger St E, Montreal, QC, H1T 1C8, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 9:1547-56. 2011
    ..Management issues are addressed, including counseling, anesthetic considerations and the need for multidisciplinary specialized care...
  71. doi Evaluation of resynchronization therapy for heart failure in patients with a QRS duration greater than 120 ms (GREATER-EARTH) trial: rationale, design, and baseline characteristics
    Bernard Thibault
    Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:779-86. 2011
    ..Despite its demonstrated salutary effects on clinical evolution, left ventricular (LV) function, and overall survival, at least 30% of patients fail to respond to CRT...
  72. ncbi Prognostic significance of ventricular arrhythmias post-myocardial infarction
    Paul Khairy
    Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:1393-404. 2003
    ..Inhospital mortality is higher when ventricular fibrillation presents in the acute phase but long term prognosis is not adversely affected...
  73. ncbi Pacemaker troubleshooting: when MVP is not the most valuable parameter
    Fadi Mansour
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 3:612-4. 2006
  74. doi Clinical assessment of arrhythmias in tetralogy of Fallot
    Laurianne Le Gloan
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, 5000 Belanger St E Montreal, H1T 1C8 QC, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:189-97. 2010
    ..Current prognostic markers and existing diagnostic tools are discussed, and available therapeutic options are elaborated...
  75. doi Characterization and reproducibility of forearm arterial flow during reactive hyperemia
    Nina Olamaei
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Physiol Meas 31:763-73. 2010
    ..Basal flow measurements and results of this modeling were reproducible 24 and 27 h later...
  76. doi The time course of exit and entrance block during cryoballoon pulmonary vein isolation
    Jason Andrade
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal 5000 Belanger Street E, Montreal, QC, Canada H1T 1C8
    Europace 16:500-4. 2014
    ..The purpose of this series was to dynamically evaluate the manifestation of entrance and exit conduction block during simultaneous circumferential PVI...
  77. doi Atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure: a cost analysis of rhythm-control vs. rate-control strategies
    Frédéric Poulin
    Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1256-62. 2013
    ..Rhythm- and rate-control strategies are associated with similar efficacy outcomes. We compared the economic impact of the 2 treatment strategies in patients with AF and heart failure from the province of Québec, Canada...
  78. doi Incidence and significance of early recurrences associated with different ablation strategies for AF: a STAR-AF substudy
    Jason G Andrade
    Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:1295-301. 2012
    ..Early recurrences of atrial tachyarrhythmias (ERAT) are common after atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation, and predict late recurrences (LR). We sought to determine the impact of different ablation strategies on ERAT and LR...
  79. doi All-cause mortality and cardiovascular outcomes with prophylactic steroid therapy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Gernot Schram
    Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:948-54. 2013
    ..This study sought to determine the impact of steroid therapy on cardiomyopathy and mortality in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)...
  80. doi Differential effectiveness of pharmacological strategies to reveal dormant pulmonary vein conduction: a clinical-experimental correlation
    Tomas Datino
    Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 8:1426-33. 2011
    ..Adenosine or isoproterenol are used clinically to reveal dormant PV conduction and guide additional ablation...
  81. doi Adenosine following pulmonary vein isolation to target dormant conduction elimination (ADVICE): methods and rationale
    Laurent Macle
    Montreal Heart Institute and Montreal Heart Institute Coordinating Centre, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:184-90. 2012
    ..The Adenosine Following Pulmonary Vein Isolation to Target Dormant Conduction Elimination (ADVICE) study is a prospective multicentre randomized trial assessing the impact of adenosine-guided PVI in preventing AF recurrences...
  82. doi Prediction of complications in pregnant women with cardiac diseases referred to a tertiary center
    Nicole Jastrow
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal QC, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 151:209-13. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess cardiac, obstetrical and neonatal complications in pregnant women with heart disease referred to our tertiary care center and validate a previously proposed risk index...
  83. ncbi New approaches to atrial fibrillation management: a critical review of a rapidly evolving field
    Stanley Nattel
    Department of Medicine and Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Drugs 62:2377-97. 2002
    ..In conclusion, significant advances are being made in the management of patients with AF but much more work remains to be done...
  84. ncbi Low-molecular-weight heparin in pregnant women with prosthetic heart valves
    Laurence M Descarries
    Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:679-85. 2006
    ..Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) is considered a recommended anticoagulation option in pregnant women with prosthetic heart valves. However, few data are available regarding the efficacy and safety of LMWH in this setting...
  85. ncbi Near-infrared spectroscopy to monitor peripheral blood flow perfusion
    Francois Harel
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H1T 1C8
    J Clin Monit Comput 22:37-43. 2008
    ..The technique uses near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to determine the rate of change of forearm tissue saturation during reactive hyperemia...
  86. doi Arterial flow measurements during reactive hyperemia using NIRS
    Francois Harel
    Department of Nuclear Medicine of the Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Physiol Meas 29:1033-40. 2008
    ..SGP and NIRS methods showed excellent reproducibility with the same intra-class correlation coefficients (0.98). In conclusion, the NIRS technique appears well suited for non-invasive evaluation of quantitative arterial forearm flow...
  87. doi Diaphragmatic electromyography during cryoballoon ablation: a novel concept in the prevention of phrenic nerve palsy
    Frederic Franceschi
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 8:885-91. 2011
    ..Hemidiaphragmatic paralysis is the most frequent complication associated with cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation. To date, no preventive strategy has proved effective...
  88. ncbi Alternating narrow and wide complex tachycardia
    Paul Khairy
    Electrophysiology Service, Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:103-4. 2002
  89. ncbi Images in cardiovascular medicine. Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm: a late complication of low-energy DC ablation
    Fadi Mansour
    Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Circulation 113:e780-1. 2006
  90. doi Transcatheter cryoablation part II: clinical utility
    Kristina Lemola
    Electrophysiology Service, Department of Cardiology, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:235-44. 2008
  91. doi Evaluation of adult congenital heart disease by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Francois Marcotte
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec H1T 1C8, Canada
    Congenit Heart Dis 4:216-30. 2009
    ..Proficient scanning is further enabled by clearly outlined study objectives with prior documentation of interventional and surgical procedures, where applicable...
  92. doi Gated blood-pool SPECT versus cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for the assessment of left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction
    Francois Harel
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, QC H1T 1C8, Canada
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:427-34. 2010
    ..The goal is to assess the accuracy of a recently developed GBPS algorithm...
  93. doi Changing mortality in congenital heart disease
    Paul Khairy
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1149-57. 2010
    ..This study sought to characterize temporal trends in all-cause mortality in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD)...
  94. ncbi Recent advances in adult congenital heart disease
    Laurianne Le Gloan
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Circ J 75:2287-95. 2011
    ..This review highlights recent advances across the wide spectrum of key issues encountered by adults with CHD...
  95. ncbi Angiotensin receptor blockade and exercise capacity in adults with systemic right ventricles: a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Annie Dore
    Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Circulation 112:2411-6. 2005
    ..Pharmacological blockade of the renin-angiotensin system improves exercise tolerance in patients with left ventricular dysfunction, yet its impact on patients with systemic right ventricles (RVs) remains unknown...
  96. ncbi Nocturnal breathing in cyanotic congenital heart disease
    Sylvie Legault
    Adult Congenital Heart Center, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 128:197-200. 2008
    ..Sleep aggravated hypoxia has been observed in many such patients, but it remains to be determined whether sleep disordered breathing is contributory. We, therefore, sought to assess sleep-related breathing pattern in patients with CCHD...
  97. ncbi Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy following transcatheter radiofrequency ablation of the atrioventricular node
    Wadi Mawad
    Electrophysiology Service, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street E, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Europace 9:1075-6. 2007
    ..We speculate that the increase in sympathetic activity that accompanies AV node ablation contributed to the pathophysiological process, which involves increased catecholamines and/or apical adrenoreceptor density and responsiveness...
  98. ncbi SPECT versus planar gated blood pool imaging for left ventricular evaluation
    Francois Harel
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Nucl Cardiol 14:544-9. 2007
    ..We developed a new segmentation algorithm based on the invariance of the Laplacian (IL) to compute volumes and ejection fractions and compared these results with planar analysis and gradients by use of a standard algorithm (QBS)...
  99. doi Comparison of left ventricular contraction homogeneity index using SPECT gated blood pool imaging and planar phase analysis
    Francois Harel
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Nucl Cardiol 15:80-5. 2008
    ..We describe a novel 3-dimensional (3D) gated blood pool single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) approach, from which a contraction homogeneity index (CHI) is derived and compared with planar phase analyses...
  100. doi Elevated depression symptoms predict long-term cardiovascular mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Montreal Heart Institute Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 120:134-40, 3p following 140. 2009
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  101. doi Atrial fibrillation: a real-life observational study in the Québec population
    Jason R Guertin
    Pharmacoeconomic and Pharmacoepidemiology Research Unit, Research Centre, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:794-9. 2011
    ..Our objectives were to characterize the Québec AF patient population at the time of diagnosis of AF, quantify medical resource use prior to and after the initial diagnosis of AF, and determine overall survival...