Bengt Herweg

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Abolition of diaphragmatic pacing by nonsurgical retraction of a left ventricular lead
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service, Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1105-6. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Esophageal contour changes during cryoablation of atrial fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:711-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Site-specific differences in latency intervals during biventricular pacing: impact on paced QRS morphology and echo-optimized V-V interval
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1382-91. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Ablation of left ventricular tachycardia via transeptal approach and crossing of a mechanical mitral valve prosthesis
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, Florida Heart Rhythm Institute and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:900-3. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with end-stage inotrope-dependent class IV heart failure
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:90-3. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint First-degree atrioventricular block. Clinical manifestations, indications for pacing, pacemaker management & consequences during cardiac resynchronization
    S Serge Barold
    Cardiology Division, University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 17:139-52. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of intracardiac atrial flutter and extracardiac fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 13:71-2. 2005
  8. doi request reprint AV junctional ablation allowing more effective delivery of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with intra- and interatrial conduction delay
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:685-90. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Anatomic substrate, procedural results, and clinical outcome of ultrasound-guided left atrial-pulmonary vein disconnection for treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:871-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical atrial undersensing by a dual chamber pacemaker during atrial fibrillation
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Cardiol J 19:207-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. doi request reprint Abolition of diaphragmatic pacing by nonsurgical retraction of a left ventricular lead
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service, Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1105-6. 2009
    ..At the 3-month follow-up, the absence of diaphragmatic stimulation was associated with a satisfactory LV pacing threshold and dramatic clinical improvement from effectual biventricular pacing...
  2. doi request reprint Esophageal contour changes during cryoablation of atrial fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:711-6. 2009
    ..We have observed contour changes of the barium-filled esophagus during atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation with cryo-energy delivered in direct proximity to the esophagus...
  3. doi request reprint Site-specific differences in latency intervals during biventricular pacing: impact on paced QRS morphology and echo-optimized V-V interval
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1382-91. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Ablation of left ventricular tachycardia via transeptal approach and crossing of a mechanical mitral valve prosthesis
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, Florida Heart Rhythm Institute and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:900-3. 2010
    ..The patient has since been free of implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks for 2 months since the second procedure...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with end-stage inotrope-dependent class IV heart failure
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:90-3. 2007
    ..In conclusion, patients with end-stage inotrope-dependent NYHA class IV HF and LV dyssynchrony may respond favorably to CRT with long-term clinical benefit and improved LV function...
  6. ncbi request reprint First-degree atrioventricular block. Clinical manifestations, indications for pacing, pacemaker management & consequences during cardiac resynchronization
    S Serge Barold
    Cardiology Division, University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 17:139-52. 2006
    ..The resultant hemodynamic response may be superior because the detrimental effects of right ventricular stimulation (required in the setting of a longer PR interval) are avoided...
  7. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of intracardiac atrial flutter and extracardiac fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 13:71-2. 2005
    ....
  8. doi request reprint AV junctional ablation allowing more effective delivery of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with intra- and interatrial conduction delay
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:685-90. 2008
    ..In both patients AV junctional ablation and echocardiography-guided device optimization significantly improved heart failure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anatomic substrate, procedural results, and clinical outcome of ultrasound-guided left atrial-pulmonary vein disconnection for treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:871-5. 2005
    ..During a follow-up of 549 +/- 330 days after ablation, the AF-free survival rate was 80% and comparable in paroxysmal and persistent AF. PV stenosis was detected in only 1 asymptomatic patient, who required no intervention...
  10. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical atrial undersensing by a dual chamber pacemaker during atrial fibrillation
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Cardiol J 19:207-9. 2012
    ..This unusual response should be differentiated from the recently documented lock-in behavior of pacemakers delivering managed ventricular pacing...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of the 12-lead electrocardiogram during conventional and biventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Cardiol Clin 24:471-90, x. 2006
    ..Such an arrangement would improve the care of pacemaker patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cardioversion in patients with left ventricular thrombus is not associated with increased thromboembolic risk
    Sripal Bangalore
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:438-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to define the incidence of systemic embolism after cardioversion in patients with left ventricular (LV) thrombus...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pacemaker tachycardia: is it pacemaker-mediated tachycardia or sinus tachycardia?
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:256-7. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the 12-lead electrocardiogram in the follow-up of patients with cardiac resynchronization devices. Part I
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Cardiol J 18:476-86. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Latency during left ventricular pacing from the lateral cardiac veins: a cause of ineffectual biventricular pacing
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:574-81. 2006
    ..Hemodynamic parameters improved immediately after advancing LV stimulation (in one patient) or pacing the LV only (in two patients) coupled with dramatic improvement of heart failure symptoms...
  16. ncbi request reprint Phantom crosstalk
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, 5806 Mariner s Watch Drive, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:334-5. 2005
  17. doi request reprint Sensing of 2 atrial rhythms by a pacemaker in a transplanted heart
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:426-7. 2012
    ..The atrial lead must be implanted in the donor atrium: a double atrial electrogram requires a different atrial site unless programmable atrial sensitivity can establish preferential sensing of donor P waves...
  18. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the 12-lead electrocardiogram in the follow-up of patients with cardiac resynchronization devices. Part II
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Cardiol J 18:610-24. 2011
    ..Programming the V-V interval (LV before RV) in the setting of RV anodal stimulation cancels the V-V timing to zero...
  19. ncbi request reprint ICD shock triggered by atrial bigeminy
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:991-5. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular outflow tract pacing: not ready for prime-time
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 13:39-46. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Activation of the endogenous coagulation system in patients with atrial flutter: relationship to echocardiographic markers of thromboembolic risk
    Ganesh S Kamath
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospitals, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Cardiol J 17:390-6. 2010
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  22. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic diagnosis of myocardial infarction and ischemia during cardiac pacing
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Cardiol Clin 24:387-99, ix. 2006
    ..A recent investigation suggests that T wave abnormalities from ischemia can be differentiated from those caused by cardiac memory related to pacing...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alternating preventricular and postventricular atrial far-field sensing by a dual chamber cardioverter defibrillator
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:1320-1. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic diagnosis of myocardial infarction during left bundle branch block
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Cardiol Clin 24:377-85, viii. 2006
    ..Criteria for old MI (based on QRS changes) have not been reevaluated for almost 20 years and continue to exhibit low sensitivity, but high specificity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ventricular asystole during atrial antitachycardia pacing by implanted cardioverter-defibrillator
    Bengt Herweg
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:432-3. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Pulsus alternans caused by 2:1 left bundle branch block
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:221-2. 2005
    ..The observations documented the profound depressant hemodynamic effect of complete left bundle branch block in the setting of minimal systolic left ventricular function...
  27. doi request reprint Echocardiographic optimization of the atrioventricular and interventricular intervals during cardiac resynchronization
    S Serge Barold
    Cardiology Division, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Europace 10:iii88-95. 2008
    ..VV timing is generally programmed using the aortic velocity-time integral, and long-term variations of the optimal value necessitate periodic re-evaluation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of noncompaction of left ventricular myocardium with Ebstein's anomaly
    Arzu Ilercil
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Echocardiography 23:432-3. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Mechanical esophageal deflection during ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:957-61. 2006
    ..This technique was successfully employed in three patients where critical sites of the posterior left atrial wall were very close to the esophagus...
  30. doi request reprint Continuous monitoring of atrial fibrillation in heart failure
    Bengt Herweg
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, South Tampa Campus 5th Floor, Two Tampa General Circle, Tampa, FL 33606, USA Electronic address
    Heart Fail Clin 9:385-95, vii. 2013
    ..Anticoagulant therapy should probably be considered in patients who have a high risk of thromboembolism according to standard scoring systems. ..
  31. doi request reprint Second-degree atrioventricular block revisited
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 23:296-304. 2012
    ..All correctly defined type II blocks are infranodal. Infranodal block presenting with either type I or II manifestations requires pacing regardless of QRS duration or symptoms...
  32. doi request reprint Escape-echo bigeminy
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:167-9. 2012
    ..The clinical significance of escape-echo bigeminy appears similar to that of classic escape-capture bigeminy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias in implantable defibrillator patients after the World Trade Center attack
    Jonathan S Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1261-4. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Anodal capture with second-generation biventricular cardioverter-defibrillator
    Bengt Herweg
    USF Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital, Tamp, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Acta Cardiol 58:435-6. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic follow-up of biventricular pacemakers
    S Serge Barold
    Cardiology Division, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 10:231-55. 2005
    ..Algorithms are available to restore resynchronization by automatic temporary abbreviation of the postventricular atrial refractory period...
  36. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic diagnosis of myocardial infarction and ischemia during right ventricular pacing
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Electrocardiol 40:164-7. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Mysterious loss of resynchronization during biventricular pacing
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, 5806 Mariner s Watch Drive, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:571-2. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Conventional and biventricular pacing in patients with first-degree atrioventricular block
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Europace 14:1414-9. 2012
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Clinical observations and outcome of ventricular tachycardia ablation in patients with left ventricular assist devices
    Bengt Herweg
    Divisions of Cardiology Cardiothoracic Surgery Anesthesiology, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:1377-83. 2012
    ..Ablation of ventricular tachycardia (VT) in patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) is challenging and not well documented. This report describes our experience with endocardial VT ablation in six patients with an LVAD...
  40. doi request reprint Significance of missing telemetered markers in implanted cardioverter-defibrillators
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:409-15. 2012
    ..We report three patients with St Jude ICDs (St. Jude Medical, Sylmar, CA, USA) where some aspect of the marker channel was missing...
  41. doi request reprint Reappraisal of the traditional Wenckebach phenomenon with a modified ladder diagram
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 17:3-7. 2012
    ..The modified Wenckebach diagram should help students understand the mysterious clustering of QRS complexes or "paradoxical" increase of the ventricular rate that occurs during a Wenckebach sequence...
  42. ncbi request reprint Treatment of sustained left atrial tachycardia by ostial pulmonary vein isolation
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1153-7. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and hypertensive heart disease are associated with increased ostial pulmonary vein diameter
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service and Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:2-5. 2005
    ..We sought to investigate ostial PV anatomy in patients with and without AF with the goal of characterizing the relationship to hypertension and cardiovascular disease...
  44. ncbi request reprint Upper rate response of biventricular pacing devices
    S Serge Barold
    Division of Cardiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:129-36. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Mode switching of dual chamber pacemakers from activation of a blanked flutter search algorithm by a single atrial event
    S Serge Barold
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, 5806 Mariner s Watch Drive, Tampa, FL 33615, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:917-20. 2005
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy is appropriate for all patients requiring chronic right ventricular pacing: the pro perspective
    Bengt Herweg
    Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services, Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, South Tampa Campus 5th Floor, Two Tampa General Circle, Tampa, FL 33606, USA Electronic address
    Card Electrophysiol Clin 7:433-44. 2015
    ..No organizational guidelines exist for preventive biventricular pacing. The decision to pursue biventricular pacing should be individualized. ..
  47. doi request reprint The effect of hyperkalaemia on cardiac rhythm devices
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Europace 16:467-76. 2014
    ..The latter may cause inappropriate shocks. A raised impedance from the right ventricular coil to the superior vena cava coil may become an important sign of hyperkalaemia in the asymptomatic or the minimally symptomatic ICD patient. ..
  48. doi request reprint Will biventricular pacing replace right ventricular pacing for antibradycardia therapy?
    S Serge Barold
    Florida Heart Rhythm Institute, 5 Tampa General Circle, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 10:591-6. 2013
    ..At first, CRT will be favored in young patients and those with a low LVEF where ventricular pacing is required >40% of the time. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Termination of persistent atrial fibrillation resistant to cardioversion by a single radiofrequency application
    Bengt Herweg
    Arrhythmia Service, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1420-3. 2003
    ..The observations and failure of repeated internal and external cardioversion suggest a rapidly firing arrhythmia focus sustaining atrial fibrillation amenable to curative pulmonary vein ablation...