Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Feasibility and safety of dabigatran versus warfarin for periprocedural anticoagulation in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: results from a multicenter prospective registry
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160 7200, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1168-74. 2012
  2. doi Effect of yoga on arrhythmia burden, anxiety, depression, and quality of life in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: the YOGA My Heart Study
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1177-82. 2013
  3. doi Radiofrequency ablation of premature ventricular ectopy improves the efficacy of cardiac resynchronization therapy in nonresponders
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7200, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1531-9. 2012
  4. doi Radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with mitral or aortic mechanical prosthetic valves: a feasibility, safety, and efficacy study
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:975-80. 2011
  5. doi Feasibility and safety of uninterrupted rivaroxaban for periprocedural anticoagulation in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: results from a multicenter prospective registry
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:982-8. 2014
  6. doi Impact of nonfluoroscopic MediGuide™ tracking system on radiation exposure in radiofrequency ablation procedures (LESS-RADS registry)-an initial experience
    Ajay Vallakati
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 38:95-100. 2013
  7. doi Atrial fibrillation ablation in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease or irritable bowel syndrome-the heart to gut connection!
    Yeruva Madhu Reddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 37:259-65. 2013
  8. doi Intracardiac echo-guided radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with atrial septal defect or patent foramen ovale repair: a feasibility, safety, and efficacy study
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Mid America Cardiology at the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1137-42. 2008
  9. doi Characterization of pleural effusion after left atrial appendage exclusion using the Lariat procedure
    Sampath Gunda
    Mid America Cardiology and University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 26:515-9. 2015
  10. doi Impact of Tricuspid Regurgitation on the Success of Atrioventricular Node Ablation for Rate Control in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: The Node Blast Study
    Yeruva Madhu Reddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kansas Hospitals and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    Am J Cardiol 116:900-3. 2015

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  1. doi Feasibility and safety of dabigatran versus warfarin for periprocedural anticoagulation in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: results from a multicenter prospective registry
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160 7200, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1168-74. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of periprocedural dabigatran during atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation...
  2. doi Effect of yoga on arrhythmia burden, anxiety, depression, and quality of life in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: the YOGA My Heart Study
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1177-82. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of yoga on atrial fibrillation (AF) burden, quality of life (QoL), depression, and anxiety scores...
  3. doi Radiofrequency ablation of premature ventricular ectopy improves the efficacy of cardiac resynchronization therapy in nonresponders
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7200, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1531-9. 2012
    ..This study sought to examine whether suppressing premature ventricular contractions (PVC) using radiofrequency ablation improves effectiveness of the cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in nonresponders...
  4. doi Radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with mitral or aortic mechanical prosthetic valves: a feasibility, safety, and efficacy study
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:975-80. 2011
    ..Patients with prosthetic valves have a high prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF). We report a multicenter experience of performing pulmonary vein antral isolation (PVAI) in this challenging, high-risk cohort of patients...
  5. doi Feasibility and safety of uninterrupted rivaroxaban for periprocedural anticoagulation in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: results from a multicenter prospective registry
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:982-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of uninterrupted rivaroxaban therapy during atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation...
  6. doi Impact of nonfluoroscopic MediGuide™ tracking system on radiation exposure in radiofrequency ablation procedures (LESS-RADS registry)-an initial experience
    Ajay Vallakati
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 38:95-100. 2013
    ..A new technology, MediGuide™ nonfluoroscopic catheter tracking system, has been used for the first time in the USA recently. We intended to evaluate the efficacy of this novel catheter tracking system in reducing radiation exposure...
  7. doi Atrial fibrillation ablation in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease or irritable bowel syndrome-the heart to gut connection!
    Yeruva Madhu Reddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 37:259-65. 2013
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  8. doi Intracardiac echo-guided radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with atrial septal defect or patent foramen ovale repair: a feasibility, safety, and efficacy study
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Mid America Cardiology at the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:1137-42. 2008
    ..Intracardiac Echo-Guided Radiofrequency Catheter...
  9. doi Characterization of pleural effusion after left atrial appendage exclusion using the Lariat procedure
    Sampath Gunda
    Mid America Cardiology and University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 26:515-9. 2015
    ..There are anecdotal reports of pleural effusions after the Lariat procedure. However, the incidence, demographics, and pathophysiology of these effusions are largely unknown...
  10. doi Impact of Tricuspid Regurgitation on the Success of Atrioventricular Node Ablation for Rate Control in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: The Node Blast Study
    Yeruva Madhu Reddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kansas Hospitals and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    Am J Cardiol 116:900-3. 2015
    ..1, confidence interval 1.99 to 42.22, p = 0.004). In conclusion, moderate-to-severe TR is a strong and independent predictor of failure of AVN ablation...
  11. pmc Radiofrequency ablation of drug refractory ventricular tachycardia related to cocaine use: a feasibility, safety, and efficacy study
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    KU Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 25:739-46. 2014
    ..Cocaine use is a known but rare cause of cardiac arrhythmias. Ventricular arrhythmias related to cocaine may not respond to antiarrhythmic drugs and may need treatment with radiofrequency ablation...
  12. pmc Percutaneous left ventricular assist devices in ventricular tachycardia ablation: multicenter experience
    Yeruva Madhu Reddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:244-50. 2014
    ..Data on relative safety, efficacy, and role of different percutaneous left ventricular assist devices for hemodynamic support during the ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation procedure are limited...
  13. pmc State Of The Art In Left Atrial Appendage Ligation - The Lariat
    Pramod Janga
    Section of Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
    J Atr Fibrillation 7:1073. 2014
    ..Additionally a few studies have suggested that AF burden decreases after the LARIAT procedure. In this review paper we discuss the indications, technique and the latest advances in the LAA exclusion using the LARIAT system...
  14. doi Role of yoga as an adjunctive therapy in patients with neurocardiogenic syncope: a pilot study
    Sampath Gunda
    Division of Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, 66160, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 43:105-10. 2015
    ..Neurocardiogenic syncope (NCS) is a common clinical condition characterized by abrupt cardiovascular autonomic changes resulting in syncope. This is a recurring condition with mixed results from current strategies of treatment...
  15. doi Incidence, predictors, and clinical course of atrial tachyarrhythmias in patients with pulmonary hypertension
    Arun Kanmanthareddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Bloch Heart Rhythm Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard MS 4023, Kansas City, KS, 66160 7200, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 41:9-14. 2014
    ..The prevalence and predictors of atrial tachyarrhythmias (ATa) in patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) is less well understood...
  16. doi Elevated brain natriuretic peptide level in patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation: is it a predictor of failed ablation or a mere function of atrial rhythm and rate at a point in time?
    Jayasree Pillarisetti
    Division of Cardiology KU Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, 66195, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 40:161-8. 2014
    ..Pre- and postablation atrial fibrillation (AF) brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels were shown to predict increased recurrence of AF following ablation...
  17. doi Clinical evaluation of a novel 12-hole irrigated tip catheter ablation system for the treatment of typical atrial flutter-results from the Duo FLAIR clinical study
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Center for Excellence in Atrial Fibrillation and EP Research KU Cardiovascular Research Institute, Bloch Heart Rhythm Center, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 37:97-103. 2013
    ..This study tested a novel 12-hole irrigated catheter with six additional holes at the proximal end that provides more uniform cooling during atrial flutter (AFL) ablation...
  18. doi Postprocedural neuropathy after atrial fibrillation ablation
    Yeruva Madhu Reddy
    Center for Excellence in AF and Complex Arrhythmia, KU Cardiovascular Research Institute, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mid America Cardiology University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS 66160 7200, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 36:279-85. 2013
    ..Access-related neuropathy after atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation is underappreciated. We intend to describe the incidence, management, and prognosis of postprocedural neuropathy after AF ablation...
  19. doi Recurrent unilateral pleural effusion in a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patient secondary to atrial arrhythmias and the role of radiofrequency ablation
    Hemant Boolani
    Section of Electrophysiology, Kansas University Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66195, USA
    Europace 14:1371-2. 2012
    ..We report a case of ATa in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with recurrent unilateral rightsided PLE and resolution of effusion with catheter ablation of the arrhythmia...
  20. doi Impedance changes on defibrillation coils after atrial fibrillation ablation: lead damage or electromechanical interference?
    Subba Reddy Vanga
    Mid America Cardiology at University of Kansas Hospitals, Kansas City, Kansas 66220, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:e163-6. 2012
    ..Awareness of electromagnetic interference that can cause fluctuating impedance without structural damage can help in making appropriate diagnosis and may avoid unnecessary procedures...
  21. doi Impact of a comprehensive safety program on radiation exposure during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: a prospective study
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 24:105-12. 2009
    ..This study assesses the impact of a comprehensive radiation safety program on patient and operator radiation exposure during PVAI...
  22. ncbi Partial Brain Tissue Oxygen Levels Predict Arrhythmia and Prognosis in Patients With Brain Injury
    Subba Reddy Vanga
    1Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and the Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, KS 2Cardiovascular Consultants PC, Texas Health, Denton, TX 3Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 4Union Hospital Neuroscience, Terre Haute, IN and 5Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE
    Am J Ther 23:e1781-e1787. 2016
    ..In contrast, atrial tachyarrhythmias occur in patients with normal PBTO levels and higher ICP. Incidence of ventricular arrhythmia in those with poor PBTO is associated with increased mortality...
  23. doi Impact of haematoma after pacemaker and CRT device implantation on hospitalization costs, length of stay, and mortality: a population-based study
    Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, The University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Europace 17:1548-54. 2015
    ....
  24. doi Electrolyte and hemodynamic changes following percutaneous left atrial appendage ligation with the LARIAT device
    Ryan Maybrook
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 43:245-51. 2015
    ..In this proof-of-concept study, we postulated that LAA exclusion would impact homeostasis as evidenced by changes in electrolytes and blood pressure (BP)...
  25. doi Initial experience with post Lariat left atrial appendage leak closure with Amplatzer septal occluder device and repeat Lariat application
    Anand M Pillai
    Section of Electrophysiology, Bloch Heart Rhythm Center, University of Kansas Hospital, Mid America Cardiology, Kansas City, Kansas
    Heart Rhythm 11:1877-83. 2014
    ..In rare cases, this procedure could leave the LAA incompletely ligated with continued risk of stroke...
  26. doi The impact of atrial fibrillation and its treatment on dementia
    Arun Kanmanthareddy
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, Bloch Heart Rhythm Center, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 16:519. 2014
    ..Besides maintaining sinus rhythm and oral anticoagulation, aggressive risk factor modification may reduce the likelihood or delay the onset of dementia. ..
  27. doi Integrity of vascular access: the story of a broken sheath!
    Jayasree Pillarisetti
    Mid America Cardiology at The University of Kansas Hospitals, Kansas City, KS 66196, USA
    J Vasc Nurs 27:75-7. 2009
    ..This case report describes the complications associated with vascular sheaths and reiterates the correct methods of handling them...
  28. doi Relationship between complex fractionated electrograms (CFE) and dominant frequency (DF) sites and prospective assessment of adding DF-guided ablation to pulmonary vein isolation in persistent atrial fibrillation (AF)
    Atul Verma
    Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:1309-16. 2011
    ..Sites of high DF are potential targets for AF ablation, but it is unknown if addition of DF ablation can improve procedural outcome...
  29. pmc Left Atrial Appendage Tachycardia Termination With A LARIAT Suture Ligation
    Moustapha Atoui
    Division of Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
    J Atr Fibrillation 8:1380. 2015
    ..She remained AT free at 18 months. Our case is the first to illustrate the utility of LARIAT suture in electrical isolation of the LAA in addition to its mechanical exclusion...
  30. doi Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: US Trends and Disparities in Utilization and Outcomes
    Arun Raghav Mahankali Sridhar
    From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, OH A R M S, B L W Department of Medicine, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ V Y Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City Y M R, D L, B D Department of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City S P and Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond D P
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 9:e003108. 2016
    ..However, trends in utilization of CRT have not been systematically characterized...
  31. doi Endocardial (Watchman) vs epicardial (Lariat) left atrial appendage exclusion devices: Understanding the differences in the location and type of leaks and their clinical implications
    Jayasree Pillarisetti
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    Heart Rhythm 12:1501-7. 2015
    ..Watchman and Lariat left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion devices are associated with LAA leaks postdeployment...
  32. doi Role of Outpatient Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring in Cryptogenic Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Muhammad R Afzal
    From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 38:1236-45. 2015
    ..However, the best monitoring strategy and its clinical utility is debatable...
  33. doi Use of contact force sensing technology during radiofrequency ablation reduces recurrence of atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Muhammad R Afzal
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    Heart Rhythm 12:1990-6. 2015
    ..There was no difference in total procedure length and fluoroscopy exposure. ..
  34. doi Impact of left atrial appendage exclusion using an epicardial ligation system (LARIAT) on atrial fibrillation burden in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices
    Muhammad R Afzal
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    Heart Rhythm 12:52-9. 2015
    ..The left atrial appendage (LAA) is a well-known source of atrial arrhythmia and atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  35. doi Clinical utility and prognostic significance of measuring troponin I levels in patients presenting to the emergency room with atrial fibrillation
    Kamal Gupta
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas
    Clin Cardiol 37:343-9. 2014
    ..The clinical significance of mildly elevated troponins in patients presenting to the emergency room (ER) with atrial fibrillation (AF) is not well understood...
  36. doi Use of complex fractionated atrial electrogram mapping system in mapping and ablating the atrial flutter of a transplanted heart
    Mazda Biria
    The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7200, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1223-5. 2008
    ..Here, we report a case with atrial flutter in an orthotopic heart transplant whose circuit mapping was difficult. Using CFE helped us to define the arrhythmia circuit easily and perform curative ablation...
  37. pmc Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy prevents progression of renal failure in heart failure patients
    Vinodh Jeevanantham
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 16:115-119. 2016
    ..The goal of this study is to assess the effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) over time on renal function and its impact on mortality. The effect of CRT on renal function in patients with heart failure is not well understood...
  38. pmc Radiofrequency Ablation to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death
    Moustapha Atoui
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J 11:121-8. 2015
    ..Ongoing clinical trials are needed to better define the role of ablation in preventing sudden cardiac death. ..
  39. doi MediGuide-impact on catheter ablation techniques and workflow
    Jayasree Pillarisetti
    Division of Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 40:221-7. 2014
    ..In this review, we discuss about the principle of MediGuide technology, the catheter ablation techniques, and the workflow in the EP lab for different procedures. ..
  40. doi Atrial fibrillation following open heart surgery: long-term incidence and prognosis
    Jayasree Pillarisetti
    University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 39:69-75. 2014
    ....
  41. ncbi Sudden cardiac death in women
    Ashley Simmons
    University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 13:e37-42. 2012
    ..This article reviews SCD in women and discusses areas for future research...
  42. doi Multi-organ effects of Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEW) -- a review
    Mazda Biria
    University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:1266-70. 2010
    ..These devices have several limitations- such as rate of fire or maximum effective range in comparison to fire arms. Here we wish to review medical publications regarding the safety of these devices based on different systems...
  43. doi Vitamin D deficiency and supplementation and relation to cardiovascular health
    James L Vacek
    Mid America Cardiology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:359-63. 2012
    ..Vitamin D supplementation was significantly associated with better survival, specifically in patients with documented deficiency...
  44. doi Cardiac cirrhosis: a rare manifestation of an uncorrected primum atrial septal defect
    Jayasree Pillarisetti
    University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:689-91. 2010
    ..We present such a case to highlight this manifestation of atrial septal defect and also to reiterate that cardiac causes should always be considered in the differential diagnosis whenever a patient presents with liver cirrhosis...
  45. doi Peripartum cardiomyopathy: predictors of recovery and current state of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator use
    Jayasree Pillarisetti
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:2831-9. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the predictors of left ventricular (LV) recovery in patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) and to record rates of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) use...
  46. doi Utility of dexmedetomidine in sedation for radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Mirsad Dupanovic
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Kansas Medical Hospital, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 28:144-50. 2013
    ..1 vs -16.7 mm Hg, P = .006), diastolic (-26.7 vs -2.9 mm Hg, P = .01), and mean (-25.8 vs -8.5 mm Hg, P = .006). Reductions of blood pressure limited utility of DEX as adjunct in sedation for RFCA of atrial fibrillation...
  47. doi Cardiac effects of electrical stun guns: does position of barbs contact make a difference?
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Mid America Cardiology at University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:398-408. 2008
    ..Multiple reports have raised concerns over their safety. The cardiovascular safety profile of these devices in relationship to the position of delivery on the torso has not been well studied...
  48. doi Does beta blocker therapy affect the diagnostic accuracy of adenosine single-photon-emission computed tomographic myocardial perfusion imaging?
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Mid America Cardiology at University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Am J Ther 15:19-23. 2008
    ..In conclusion, in patients with CAD, beta blocker therapy does not affect the extent, severity, and reversibility of perfusion defects on adenosine SPECT MPI...
  49. doi Short and long-term outcomes of percutaneous left atrial appendage suture ligation: Results from a US multicenter evaluation
    Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Kansas City, Kansas Electronic address
    Heart Rhythm 13:1030-6. 2016
    ..Published studies of epicardial ligation of left atrial appendage (LAA) have reported discordant results...
  50. doi Left Atrial Appendage Closure for Stroke Prevention: Devices, Techniques, and Efficacy
    Sandia Iskandar
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66196, USA
    Cardiol Clin 34:329-51. 2016
    ..Currently, the WATCHMAN is the only device that is approved for left atrial appendage closure in the United States. ..
  51. doi Left atrial appendage closure is preferred to chronic warfarin therapy: the pro perspective
    Moustapha Atoui
    Division of Electrophysiology, Kansas University Medical Center, University of Kansas Hospital, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Rm 1001B Eaton, MS 3006, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Clin 7:403-13. 2015
    ..The percutaneously deployable Watchman device is a paradigm shift in how clinicians can abate the need for continued oral anticoagulation. ..
  52. ncbi IntraCameral right coronary artery: detection by 64 slice coronary computed tomographic angiography and implications for radiofrequency ablation of atrial dysrhythmias
    Thomas Rosamond
    Mid America Cardiology Associates Inc, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1571-4. 2007
    ..We describe the first reported case of an intracameral right coronary artery identified with multidetector 64-slice coronary computed tomographic angiography performed prior to pulmonary venous antral isolation for atrial fibrillation...