atrial flutter

Summary

Summary: Rapid, irregular atrial contractions due to an abnormality of atrial excitation.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Mapping of atrial activation with a noncontact, multielectrode catheter in dogs
    A Kadish
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Circulation 99:1906-13. 1999
  2. doi ACC/AHA/Physician Consortium 2008 Clinical Performance Measures for Adults with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures and the Physici
    N A Mark Estes
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:865-84. 2008
  3. ncbi Non-contact mapping to guide radiofrequency ablation of atypical right atrial flutter
    Ching Tai Tai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1080-6. 2004
  4. ncbi Characteristics of virtual unipolar electrograms for detecting isthmus block during radiofrequency ablation of typical atrial flutter
    Yenn Jiang Lin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2300-4. 2004
  5. ncbi The natural history of lone atrial flutter
    Sean C Halligan
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:265-8. 2004
  6. ncbi Validity of the diagnoses atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in a Danish patient registry
    Thomas Andersen Rix
    Department of Cardiology, Aalborg AF Study Group, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Scand Cardiovasc J 46:149-53. 2012
  7. pmc Relation of the severity of obstructive sleep apnea in response to anti-arrhythmic drugs in patients with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter
    Ken Monahan
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:369-72. 2012
  8. ncbi Prednisone prevents inducible atrial flutter in the canine sterile pericarditis model
    Robert N Goldstein
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:74-81. 2008
  9. ncbi Initial clinical experience with a remote magnetic catheter navigation system for ablation of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent right atrial flutter
    Arash Arya
    Department of Electrophysiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:597-603. 2008
  10. ncbi Analysis of stroke in ATHENA: a placebo-controlled, double-blind, parallel-arm trial to assess the efficacy of dronedarone 400 mg BID for the prevention of cardiovascular hospitalization or death from any cause in patients with atrial fibrillation/atrial
    Stuart J Connolly
    FRCPC, Division of Cardiology, Hamilton Health Sciences, General Site, 502 237 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2, Canada
    Circulation 120:1174-80. 2009

Detail Information

Publications301 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Mapping of atrial activation with a noncontact, multielectrode catheter in dogs
    A Kadish
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Circulation 99:1906-13. 1999
    ..Although this approach is adequate for many tachyarrhythmias, it has limitations. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a novel noncontact mapping system for assessing atrial tachyarrhythmias...
  2. doi ACC/AHA/Physician Consortium 2008 Clinical Performance Measures for Adults with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures and the Physici
    N A Mark Estes
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:865-84. 2008
  3. ncbi Non-contact mapping to guide radiofrequency ablation of atypical right atrial flutter
    Ching Tai Tai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1080-6. 2004
    ..This study was aimed at evaluating the efficacy of non-contact mapping and ablation of non-incisional atypical right atrial (RA) flutters...
  4. ncbi Characteristics of virtual unipolar electrograms for detecting isthmus block during radiofrequency ablation of typical atrial flutter
    Yenn Jiang Lin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2300-4. 2004
    ..of the second component of local virtual unipolar electrograms recorded at the ablation line during coronary sinus (CS) pacing after radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of the cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) for typical atrial flutter (AFL).
  5. ncbi The natural history of lone atrial flutter
    Sean C Halligan
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:265-8. 2004
    The natural history of atrial flutter is not well defined.
  6. ncbi Validity of the diagnoses atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in a Danish patient registry
    Thomas Andersen Rix
    Department of Cardiology, Aalborg AF Study Group, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Scand Cardiovasc J 46:149-53. 2012
    To assess the validity of the diagnoses of atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFL) for men and women recorded in the Danish National Patient Registry, and to assess the relative distribution of AF and AFL.
  7. pmc Relation of the severity of obstructive sleep apnea in response to anti-arrhythmic drugs in patients with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter
    Ken Monahan
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:369-72. 2012
    ..In conclusion, patients with severe OSA are less likely to respond to AAD therapy for AF than those with milder forms of OSA...
  8. ncbi Prednisone prevents inducible atrial flutter in the canine sterile pericarditis model
    Robert N Goldstein
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:74-81. 2008
    Atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFL) are common following cardiac surgery and are associated with significant morbidity...
  9. ncbi Initial clinical experience with a remote magnetic catheter navigation system for ablation of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent right atrial flutter
    Arash Arya
    Department of Electrophysiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:597-603. 2008
    ..arrhythmias; however, it has not been evaluated for the ablation of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent right atrial flutter (AFL)...
  10. ncbi Analysis of stroke in ATHENA: a placebo-controlled, double-blind, parallel-arm trial to assess the efficacy of dronedarone 400 mg BID for the prevention of cardiovascular hospitalization or death from any cause in patients with atrial fibrillation/atrial
    Stuart J Connolly
    FRCPC, Division of Cardiology, Hamilton Health Sciences, General Site, 502 237 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2, Canada
    Circulation 120:1174-80. 2009
    ..A placebo-controlled, double-blind, parallel-arm Trial to assess the efficacy of dronedarone 400 mg BID for the prevention of cardiovascular Hospitalization or death from any cause in patiENts with Atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter).
  11. ncbi Prognostic differences between atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
    Paul Lelorier
    Division of Cardiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 93:647-9. 2004
    ..We also evaluated warfarin use over time and compared left atrial dimensions in patients with atrial flutter with those with atrial fibrillation.
  12. ncbi Right coronary artery occlusion during RF ablation of typical atrial flutter
    Andrew Mykytsey
    Sections of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:818-21. 2010
    ..We report 2 cases of RCA occlusion during ablation of typical atrial flutter (AFL). Angiographic and anatomical correlations are illustrated...
  13. ncbi CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc risk factors to predict first cardiovascular hospitalization among atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter patients
    Gerald V Naccarelli
    Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1526-33. 2012
    ..concerning risk factors for cardiovascular (CV) hospitalization in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) or atrial flutter (AFL)...
  14. ncbi Acute coronary occlusion during radiofrequency catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter
    Sana Ouali
    Department of Cardiology, Rouen University Hospital, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1047-9. 2002
    ..acute right coronary artery occlusion in an adult patient during radiofrequency catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter. ST segment elevation rapidly resolved with antithrombotic therapy...
  15. ncbi Predisposing factors and incidence of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation in an urban African community: insights from the Heart of Soweto Study
    Karen Sliwa
    Preventative Health, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, St Kilda Rd Central, Melbourne, VIC 8008, Australia
    Heart 96:1878-82. 2010
    ..Little is known about the incidence and clinical characteristics of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation/flutter (AF) in urban Africans in epidemiological transition...
  16. ncbi Prognosis and guideline-adherent antithrombotic treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter: implications of undertreatment and overtreatment in real-life clinical practice; the Loire Valley Atrial Fibrillation Project
    Laurent Gorin
    Service de cardiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Trousseau, Tours, France
    Chest 140:911-7. 2011
    ..The study objective was to evaluate whether this was also the case in a large contemporary series of unselected patients with AF in real-world clinical practice...
  17. ncbi Mechanism underlying initiation of paroxysmal atrial flutter/atrial fibrillation by ectopic foci: a simulation study
    Yunfan Gong
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Circulation 115:2094-102. 2007
    The mechanisms underlying paroxysmal atrial flutter/atrial fibrillation initiation by ectopic foci from various locations are unclear.
  18. ncbi Verification of linear lesions using a noncontact multielectrode array catheter versus conventional contact mapping techniques
    B Schumacher
    Department of Cardiology, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 10:791-8. 1999
    ..In this study, we prospectively compared the accuracy of noncontact mapping to identify discontinuities in linear lesions and to verify a conduction block with that of conventional mapping techniques...
  19. ncbi Inter-relationships of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter mechanisms and clinical implications
    Albert L Waldo
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Case Western Reserve University University Hospitals of Cleveland Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5038, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:779-86. 2008
    There is a close interrelationship between atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFL)...
  20. pmc Dronedarone for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter: approval and efficacy
    Deborah Wolbrette
    Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 6:517-23. 2010
    ..has now been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use in patients with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter. Approval came in March 2009 due to the positive results of the ATHENA trial showing significant reductions in ..
  21. doi ACC/AHA/Physician Consortium 2008 clinical performance measures for adults with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures and the Physici
    N A Mark Estes
    Circulation 117:1101-20. 2008
  22. ncbi Risk of atrial fibrillation associated with use of bisphosphonates and other drugs against osteoporosis: a cohort study
    Peter Vestergaard
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism C, Aarhus University Hospital, Tage Hansens Gade 2, 8000 Arhus C, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 86:335-42. 2010
    ..The main outcome measure was atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter. Before initiation of treatment against osteoporosis, no excess of atrial fibrillation or flutter was present ..
  23. ncbi Catheter ablation of common-type atrial flutter guided by three-dimensional right atrial geometry reconstruction and catheter tracking using cutaneous patches: a randomized prospective study
    Rodolfo Ventura
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:1157-61. 2004
    ..NavX is particularly suitable for ablation procedures utilizing an anatomic approach, as in the setting of common-type atrial flutter (AFL). The aim of this study was to compare NavX-guided and conventional ablation procedures for AFL.
  24. ncbi Randomized study comparing combined pulmonary vein-left atrial junction disconnection and cavotricuspid isthmus ablation versus pulmonary vein-left atrial junction disconnection alone in patients presenting with typical atrial flutter and atrial fibrillat
    Oussama Wazni
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 108:2479-83. 2003
    b>Atrial flutter (AFL) and atrial fibrillation (AF) frequently coexist in the same patient. Recently it has been demonstrated that the triggers for both AF and AFL may originate in the pulmonary veins (PVs)...
  25. ncbi Prognostic significance of atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention
    Kunihiro Kinjo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 92:1150-4. 2003
    ..Patients were categorized into 2 groups according to the presence of AF or atrial flutter. The incidence of AF was 12.0%...
  26. ncbi [Comparison between therapeutic effects of acupuncture and intravenous injection of amiodarone in the treatment of paroxymal atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter]
    Hong Ke Xu
    Liaocheng Hospital of TCM, Shandong 252000, China
    Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 27:96-8. 2007
    To probe the feasibility of acupuncture in conversion of paroxymal atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter.
  27. ncbi Acute myocardial infarction after radiofrequency catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter: histopathological findings and etiopathogenetic hypothesis
    Biagio Sassone
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital of Bentivoglio, Bentivoglio BO, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:403-7. 2004
    ..represents the targeting site for radiofrequency (RF) current application during ablation treatment of typical atrial flutter. Despite the vicinity of the right coronary artery (RCA) to the RF application site and the long energy ..
  28. pmc Long term follow up of radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial flutter: clinical course and predictors of atrial fibrillation occurrence
    E Bertaglia
    Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, Mirano, Italy
    Heart 90:59-63. 2004
    To evaluate the time to onset and the predictors of atrial fibrillation (AF) during long term follow up of patients with typical atrial flutter (AFL) treated with transisthmic ablation.
  29. ncbi Electrical remodeling of the atrium in an anatomic model of atrial flutter: relationship between substrate and triggers for conversion to atrial fibrillation
    Joseph B Morton
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Melbourne, Australia
    Circulation 105:258-64. 2002
    b>Atrial flutter (AFL) and atrial fibrillation (AF) frequently coexist, yet the specific relationship between these arrhythmias, and particularly whether sustained AFL leads to AF, is unknown.
  30. ncbi Mechanisms of atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation: distinct entities or two sides of a coin?
    Albert L Waldo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, MS 5038, University Hospitals of Cleveland Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 5038, USA
    Cardiovasc Res 54:217-29. 2002
  31. ncbi Incremental cost burden to US healthcare payers of atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter patients with additional risk factors
    Alpesh N Amin
    University of California Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA 92868, USA
    Adv Ther 28:907-26. 2011
    Atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFL) patients often have cardiovascular (CV) comorbidities, and have an increased risk of hospitalization and death...
  32. ncbi Use of ibutilide in cardioversion of patients with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter treated with class IC agents
    Richard H Hongo
    University of California, San Francisco 94143 1354, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:864-8. 2004
    We sought to assess the efficacy and safety of ibutilide cardioversion for those with atrial fibrillation (AF) or atrial flutter (AFL) receiving long-term treatmentwith class IC agents.
  33. ncbi Atrial flutter and fibrillation in patients with pulmonary hypertension
    Karen M Olsson
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 167:2300-5. 2013
    b>Atrial flutter and fibrillation are being increasingly reported in patients with pulmonary hypertension but little is known about their clinical implications...
  34. ncbi The interrelationship between atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
    Albert L Waldo
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 48:41-56. 2005
    For a long time, it has been known that atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter have a close clinical interrelationship...
  35. ncbi Three-dimensional noncontact mapping defines two zones of slow conduction in the circuit of typical atrial flutter
    Jian Chen
    Department of Heart Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:318-22. 2003
    The cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) is a slow conduction area in the circuit of typical atrial flutter. However, conventional methods are limited by the inaccuracy of measurements of distance on the surface of the heart...
  36. ncbi Transplacental digoxin therapy for fetal atrial flutter with hydrops fetalis
    Kai yu Zhou
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, West China Second University Hospital, West China Medical School, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    World J Pediatr 8:275-7. 2012
    Without timely treatment, fetal atrial flutter (AF) could result in congestive heart failure, hydrops fetalis and even fetal demise.
  37. ncbi Alcohol and risk of atrial fibrillation or flutter: a cohort study
    Lars Frost
    Department of Cardiology, Aarhus Amtssygehus, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 164:1993-8. 2004
    ..The evidence for an association between alcohol consumption and risk of atrial fibrillation is conflicting...
  38. ncbi Inter-relationships between atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation
    Albert L Waldo
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 50388, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1583-96. 2003
    It has been appreciated for a long time that atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation have a clinical relationship...
  39. ncbi Ibutilide added to propafenone for the conversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
    John A Chiladakis
    Cardiology Department, Patras University Hospital, Rio, Patras, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:859-63. 2004
    We evaluated the safety and efficacy of ibutilide when added to propafenone in treating both paroxysmal and chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFL).
  40. ncbi Noncontact electroanatomic mapping to characterize typical atrial flutter: participation of right atrial posterior wall in the reentrant circuit
    Sanjay Dixit
    Cardiovascular Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:422-30. 2011
    Reentry utilizing cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) is accepted as the mechanism underlying typical atrial flutter (AFLT). However, it is unclear how the right atrial (RA) posterior wall (PW) participates in AFLT circuit...
  41. ncbi Risk of stroke and atrial fibrillation after radiofrequency catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter
    Todd T Tomson
    Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Heart Rhythm 9:1779-84. 2012
    Studies suggest that 18%-50% of the patients develop atrial fibrillation (AF) after typical atrial flutter (AFL) ablation...
  42. ncbi Catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter in severe pulmonary hypertension
    Jason Bradfield
    UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1679, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:1185-90. 2012
    Radiofrequency ablation is first-line therapy for atrial flutter (AFL). There are no studies of ablation in patients with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
  43. ncbi Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in athletes
    Naiara Calvo
    Arrhythmia Unit, Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Navarra, Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 46:i37-43. 2012
    ..Recent studies suggest that long-term endurance exercise may increase the incidence of AF and atrial flutter (AFl) in this population...
  44. ncbi Prolonged ventricular asystole, sinus arrest, and paroxysmal atrial flutter-fibrillation: an uncommon presentation of vasovagal syncope
    Hsin Hua Chou
    Department of Cardiology, Chang Gung University, and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:914-7. 2003
    ..Paroxysmal atrial flutter-fibrillation was also presented during Holter electrocardiograph (ECG) monitoring without clinical symptom...
  45. ncbi Efficacy and safety of vernakalant in patients with atrial flutter: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    A John Camm
    St George s University of London, London, UK
    Europace 14:804-9. 2012
    ..This study examined the safety and efficacy of vernakalant in converting atrial flutter (AFL) to sinus rhythm.
  46. ncbi Results from the Loire-Ardèche-Drôme-Isère-Puy-de-Dôme (LADIP) trial on atrial flutter, a multicentric prospective randomized study comparing amiodarone and radiofrequency ablation after the first episode of symptomatic atrial flutter
    Antoine Da Costa
    Division of Cardiology, University Jean Monnet in Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, France
    Circulation 114:1676-81. 2006
    ..comparing amiodarone therapy and radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA) after only 1 episode of symptomatic atrial flutter (AFL)...
  47. ncbi Long-term outcome of patients after successful radiofrequency ablation for typical atrial flutter
    David M Gilligan
    Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:53-8. 2003
    ..of the study was to determine the long-term freedom from atrial arrhythmias after radiofrequency ablation of atrial flutter and to determine the factors associated with recurrent arrhythmias...
  48. ncbi Action potential characteristics in the sinus venosa of patients with and without atrial flutter
    Masahide Harada
    Division of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Shizuoka Saiseikai General Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
    Circ J 73:647-53. 2009
    A functional line of conduction block is often observed in the sinus venosa (SV) during typical atrial flutter (AFL)...
  49. ncbi Long-term outcomes after catheter ablation of cavo-tricuspid isthmus dependent atrial flutter: a meta-analysis
    Francisco J Perez
    Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0053, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:393-401. 2009
    Despite the success of catheter ablation of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter (AFL), important postablation outcomes are ill-defined...
  50. ncbi Accuracy of diagnosing atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation from a surface electrocardiogram by hospital physicians: analysis of data from internal medicine departments
    Arthur Shiyovich
    Cardiology Department, Soroka University Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Am J Med Sci 340:271-5. 2010
    Atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFL) are clinically and electrocardiographically similar. However, considering significant therapeutic differences, differentiation of these 2 arrhythmias is essential...
  51. ncbi Atrial flutter/atrial fibrillation associated with lacosamide for partial seizures
    Christopher M DeGiorgio
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 18:322-4. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation has not been reported in people with epilepsy...
  52. ncbi Comparison of 8-mm-tip and irrigated-tip catheters in the ablation of isthmus-dependent atrial flutter: a prospective randomized trial
    Alejandro Cuesta
    Sección de Arritmias, Instituto Clínico del Tórax, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 62:750-6. 2009
    Both 8-mm-tip and irrigated-tip catheters improve outcomes in typical atrial flutter ablation. However, it is not yet known which is preferable...
  53. ncbi Acute resumption of conduction in the cavotricuspid isthmus after catheter ablation in patients with common atrial flutter. Real-time evaluation and long-term follow-up
    J Chen
    Department of Heart Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Europace 4:255-63. 2002
    Cavotricuspid isthmus conduction (CIC) is closely associated with the maintenance and recurrence of common atrial flutter (AFL)...
  54. pmc Frequency and predictors of tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy in patients with persistent atrial flutter
    Stephen Pizzale
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:469-72. 2009
    There are few data on the frequency and predictors of tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy (TICM) in patients with persistent atrial flutter.
  55. ncbi Incidence and predictive factors of atrial fibrillation after ablation of typical atrial flutter
    Valerie Laurent
    Pôle CTVH, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Trousseau, 37044 Tours Cedex 1, France
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 24:119-25. 2009
    Although cavotricuspid isthmus radiofrequency catheter ablation is considered curative therapy for typical atrial flutter, many patients develop an atrial fibrillation after ablation...
  56. ncbi [Quality of life differences in patients with typical atrial flutter following cavotricuspid isthmus ablation]
    Javier García Seara
    Unidad de Arritmias, Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruna, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 64:401-8. 2011
    ..of the study was to assess and measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) changes in patients with typical atrial flutter following catheter ablation...
  57. ncbi Feasibility and acute efficacy of radiofrequency ablation of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter guided by real-time 3D TEE
    Francois Regoli
    Division of Cardiology, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:716-26. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and acute efficacy of real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography (RT3DTEE)-guided ablation of the cavotricuspid isthmus (CVTI)...
  58. ncbi The relationship between sinus node dysfunction, bradycardia-mediated atrial remodelling, and post-operative atrial flutter in patients with congenital heart defects
    Natasja M S de Groot
    Eur Heart J 27:2036-7. 2006
  59. ncbi Alcohol intake is significantly associated with atrial flutter in patients under 60 years of age and a shorter right atrial effective refractory period
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:266-72. 2008
    Although evidence suggests that alcohol is associated with atrial fibrillation (AF), the association between alcohol and atrial flutter (AFL) has not been examined. The mechanism connecting alcohol and atrial arrhythmias is unknown.
  60. ncbi Prospective randomized comparison of a steerable versus a non-steerable sheath for typical atrial flutter ablation
    Seiichiro Matsuo
    Department of Cardiology, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8 Nishi shinbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Europace 12:402-9. 2010
    Although cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) ablation can cure typical atrial flutter (AFL), it might be difficult to achieve a bidirectional conduction block in the isthmus in some patients...
  61. ncbi Mode switching failure during atrial flutter: the '2:1 lock-in' phenomenon
    M Goethals
    Cardiovascular Centre Aalst, OLV Ziekenhuis, Moorselbaan 164, Aalst 9300, Belgium
    Europace 5:95-102. 2003
    To evaluate incidence and mechanism of a special form of automatic mode switching (MS) failure in patients with atrial flutter.
  62. ncbi [Cardiac tamponade with paroxysmal atrial flutter controlled by antituberculous therapy]
    Akiyoshi Ogimoto
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Ehime University School of Medicine
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 41:112-6. 2004
    ..case of possible extrapulmonary tuberculosis in an 83-year-old man who had cardiac tamponade and paroxysmal atrial flutter. The patient was admitted to our hospital because of syncope...
  63. ncbi Characterization of atrial remodeling studied remote from episodes of typical atrial flutter
    Martin K Stiles
    Department of Cardiology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 106:528-34. 2010
    Atrial electrical remodeling has been shown after termination of atrial flutter (AFL); however, whether abnormalities persist beyond an arrhythmic episode is not known...
  64. pmc Endurance sport practice as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
    Lluis Mont
    Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacio Biomedica August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Catalonia, Spain
    Europace 11:11-7. 2009
    ....
  65. ncbi Canadian Cardiovascular Society atrial fibrillation guidelines 2010: catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter
    Atul Verma
    Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:60-6. 2011
    ..In contrast to AF, catheter ablation of atrial flutter has a higher success rate with a smaller incidence of complications...
  66. ncbi Radiofrequency catheter ablation of various kinds of arrhythmias guided by virtual electrograms using a noncontact, computerized mapping system
    Kaoru Okishige
    Cardiovascular Center, Yokohama Red Cross Hospital, Yokohama City, Japan
    Circ J 67:455-60. 2003
    ..In 8 patients with various kinds of arrhythmias (3 with atrial flutter, 2 with right ventricular outflow tract ventricular tachycardia, 1 with idiopathic left ventricular ..
  67. ncbi Electroanatomic mapping of postpacing intervals clarifies the complete active circuit and variants in atrial flutter
    Peter A Santucci
    Division of Cardiology, Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:1586-95. 2009
    Typical atrial flutter is characterized by cavotricuspid isthmus dependence and activation sequentially around the tricuspid annulus (TA), usually counterclockwise...
  68. ncbi Feasibility of contrast-enhanced and nonenhanced MRI for intraprocedural and postprocedural lesion visualization in interventional electrophysiology: animal studies and early delineation of isthmus ablation lesions in patients with typical atrial flutter
    Peter Nordbeck
    Department of Internal Medicine I Cardiology, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4:282-94. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to establish clinically suitable MRI-based imaging techniques for intraprocedural lesion visualization in interventional electrophysiology...
  69. ncbi Typical atrial flutter with atypical flutter wave morphology due to abnormal interatrial conduction
    Tadanobu Irie
    Department of Medicine and Biological Science, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
    Cardiol J 18:450-3. 2011
    We report a case of typical counterclockwise atrial flutter (AFL) with conduction block from right to left atrium along the coronary sinus (CS) musculature, confirmed by discontinuous CS activation sequence during pacing near the ostium ..
  70. ncbi Left atrial volume index as a predictor for occurrence of atrial fibrillation after ablation of typical atrial flutter
    Young Soo Lee
    Division of Cardiology, Catholic University of Daegu, Daegu, Republic of Korea
    J Cardiol 56:348-53. 2010
    Radiofrequency catheter ablation of the cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) is effective in the treatment of typical atrial flutter (AFL) and atrial fibrillation (AF). AF and AFL often coexist...
  71. ncbi Atypical left atrial flutter after intraoperative radiofrequency ablation of chronic atrial fibrillation: successful ablation using three-dimensional electroanatomic mapping
    F Duru
    Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig-Heart Center, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 12:602-5. 2001
    ..However, atypical left atrial flutter may occur during follow-up after intraoperative ablation of AF...
  72. ncbi Entrainment mapping of dual-loop macroreentry in common atrial flutter: new insights into the atrial flutter circuit
    Akira Fujiki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:679-85. 2004
    The aim of this study was to determine using entrainment mapping whether the reentrant circuit of common type atrial flutter (AFL) is single loop or dual loop.
  73. ncbi Real-time integration of intracardiac echocardiography and 3D electroanatomical mapping to guide catheter ablation of isthmus-dependent atrial flutter in a patient with complete situs inversus and interruption of the inferior vena cava with azygos continu
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Cardiac Arrhythmia and Heart Failure Research, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, St Camillo Forlanini Hospital, Piazza Carlo Forlanini, Rome, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 30:273-7. 2011
    ..Isthmus-dependent atrial flutter was diagnosed in a patient with complete situs inversus and interruption of the inferior vena cava with azygos ..
  74. ncbi Identification of functional block line in atrial flutter using three-dimensional intracardiac echocardiography
    Akihiko Ishida
    Division of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Circ J 67:940-4. 2003
    The crista terminalis (CT) is reportedly a critical barrier for maintaining typical atrial flutter (AFL), but recent observations have suggested the presence of posteromedial functional block, as well as crista conduction...
  75. ncbi Long-term results of hybrid therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation who develop atrial flutter during flecainide infusion
    Pietro Turco
    Laboratorio di Elettrofisiologia, Villa Maria Cecilia Hospital, Cotignola RA, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:S124-7. 2005
    ..follow-up of 154 consecutive patients with paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) who developed atrial flutter (AFL) during flecainide infusion (IC AFL), treated with inferior vena cava-tricuspid annulus isthmus catheter ..
  76. ncbi Remifentanil versus propofol for radio frequency treatment of atrial flutter
    Pierre Lena
    Department of Anesthesia, Institut Arnault Tzanck, Saint Laurent du Var, France
    Can J Anaesth 53:357-62. 2006
    ..Radio frequency treatment in cardiology generates short acute pain during the heating process. The present study evaluates two techniques used for sedation/analgesia for this procedure...
  77. ncbi Left atrial flutter after radiofrequency catheter ablation of focal atrial fibrillation
    Julian Villacastin
    Unidad de Arritmias del Instituto Cardiovascular del Hospital Cliníco San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:417-21. 2003
    ..Both patients developed new clinical tachycardia (atypical atrial flutter) secondary to a reentrant phenomena in the vicinity of a previously ablated pulmonary vein.
  78. ncbi Risk factors for recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing hybrid therapy for antiarrhythmic drug-induced atrial flutter
    C Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Eur Heart J 24:1264-72. 2003
    ..isthmus and continuation of antiarrhythmic drug therapy have been shown to be an effective hybrid therapy for atrial flutter which results from antiarrhythmic drug treatment of atrial fibrillation...
  79. ncbi A model for mechano-electrical feedback effects on atrial flutter interval variability
    Michela Masè
    Department of Physics, University of Trento, via Sommarive, 14, 38050, Povo, Trento, Italy
    Bull Math Biol 70:1326-47. 2008
    b>Atrial flutter is a supraventricular arrhythmia, based on a reentrant mechanism mainly confined to the right atrium. Although atrial flutter is considered a regular rhythm, the atrial flutter interval (i.e...
  80. ncbi High-resolution mapping around the crista terminalis during typical atrial flutter: new insights into mechanisms
    Ching Tai Tai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Sec 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:406-14. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to delineate activation patterns around the crista terminalis (CT) using high-resolution noncontact mapping...
  81. ncbi Construction of a three-dimensional outline of the heart and conduction pathway by means of a 64-channel magnetocardiogram in patients with atrial flutter and fibrillation
    Kenji Nakai
    The Department of Laboratory Medicine, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka, Japan, 020 8505
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 21:555-61; discussion 563-4. 2005
    ..on the generation of a 3D heart outline and conduction pathway by means of a current density map using a 64-channel SQUID system, and an evaluation of its significance in patients with atrial flutter (AFL) and atrial fibrillation (AFIB).
  82. ncbi Correlation between electrogram morphology and standard criteria to validate bidirectional cavotricuspid block in common atrial flutter ablation
    M Andronache
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Nancy, France
    Europace 5:335-41. 2003
    ..a bidirectional conduction block within the cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) is critical during radiofrequency (RF) atrial flutter (AF) ablation...
  83. ncbi Platelet activation and myocardial necrosis in patients undergoing radiofrequency and cryoablation of isthmus-dependent atrial flutter
    Willibald Hochholzer
    Herz Zentrum Bad Krozingen, Suedring 15, 79189, Bad Krozingen, Germany
    Europace 9:490-5. 2007
    ..Due to the delayed occurrence of cryolesions it is currently unknown, if cryoenergy and RF energy are associated with similar platelet activation and myocardial necrosis in the days after the procedure...
  84. ncbi Catheter selection for ablation of the cavotricuspid isthmus for treatment of typical atrial flutter
    Antoine Da Costa
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine J Lisfranc, Jean Monnet University, Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 17:93-101. 2006
    Radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA) represents the first line therapy of the cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter (CTI-AFL) with a high efficacy and low secondary effects...
  85. ncbi Relationship between surface electrocardiogram characteristics and endocardial activation sequence in patients with typical atrial flutter
    G Ndrepepa
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen
    Z Kardiol 89:527-37. 2000
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the relationships that exist between the atrial endocardial activity and the surface ECG in patients with atrial flutter (AFl).
  86. ncbi Fixed intercaval block in the setting of atrial fibrillation promotes the development of atrial flutter
    Hanh M Bui
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Case Western Reserve University University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:1745-52. 2008
    ..In the canine sterile pericarditis model, typically only atrial fibrillation (AF) is inducible on postoperative day 2...
  87. ncbi Randomized comparison of anatomic and electrogram mapping approaches to ablation of typical atrial flutter
    Hiroshi Tada
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0022, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:662-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the anatomic and electrogram mapping approaches for creating a line of block in the cavotricuspid isthmus after an initial, unsuccessful anatomically directed ablation line...
  88. ncbi Upper turnaround point of the reentry circuit of common atrial flutter--three-dimensional mapping and entrainment study
    Yasuo Okumura
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, 30 1 Ohyaguchi kami machi, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8610, Japan
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 29:147-56. 2010
    Although the anterior and posterior boundaries of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter (AFL) are reported to be located at the tricuspid annulus and sinus venosa region or crista terminalis, the exact upper turnaround point of ..
  89. ncbi Peri-mitral atrial flutter in patients with atrial fibrillation ablation
    Seiichiro Matsuo
    Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque and Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
    Heart Rhythm 7:2-8. 2010
    Peri-mitral atrial flutter (PMFL) is commonly encountered in patients undergoing atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation.
  90. ncbi Effects of cavotricuspid isthmus ablation on atrioventricular node electrophysiology in patients with typical atrial flutter
    C T Tai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, and Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Circulation 104:1501-5. 2001
    The atrial musculature in the cavotricuspid isthmus is a part of posterior inputs to the AV node. In patients with typical atrial flutter, effects of radiofrequency ablation of this isthmus on AV node conduction are still unknown.
  91. ncbi Persistent atrial flutter in patients treated for atrial fibrillation with amiodarone and propafenone: electrophysiologic characteristics, radiofrequency catheter ablation, and risk prediction
    C T Tai
    Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, School of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 10:1180-7. 1999
    Antiarrhythmic drugs have been reported to promote the conversion of atrial fibrillation to atrial flutter in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation...
  92. ncbi Electrogram polarity and cavotricuspid isthmus block during ablation of typical atrial flutter
    H Tada
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109-0022, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 12:393-9. 2001
    ..complete block has been achieved across the cavotricuspid isthmus during radiofrequency ablation of typical atrial flutter. However, sometimes the atrial activation sequence does not clearly establish the presence or absence of ..
  93. ncbi Catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter: a randomized comparison of 2 methods for determining complete bidirectional isthmus block
    F Anselme
    Hopital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France
    Circulation 103:1434-9. 2001
    ..Mapping only the ablation line ("on-site" atrial potential analysis) was recently reported as a means of CBIB identification. The study was designed to compare these 2 techniques prospectively regarding the diagnosis of CBIB...
  94. ncbi Characterization of the anatomy and conduction velocities of the human right atrial flutter circuit determined by noncontact mapping
    R J Schilling
    St Mary s Hospital and Imperial College School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:385-93. 2001
    ..This study was done to characterize human right atrial (RA) flutter (AFL) using noncontact mapping...
  95. ncbi Typical atrial flutter ablation: conduction across the posterior region of the inferior vena cava orifice may mimic unidirectional isthmus block
    M Scaglione
    Division of Cardiology, Civil Hospital, Asti, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:387-95. 2000
    ..radiofrequency ablation of the inferior vena cava-tricuspid annulus (IVC-TA) isthmus in patients with typical atrial flutter (AFI) to better understand the electrophysiologic meaning of incomplete or unidirectional block following the ..
  96. ncbi Radiofrequency ablation of atrial flutter due to administration of class IC antiarrhythmic drugs for atrial fibrillation
    B Schumacher
    Department of Cardiology, University of Bonn, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 83:710-3. 1999
    In selected patients, atrial fibrillation (AF) converts to atrial flutter (AFI) due to treatment with class IC antiarrhythmic drugs...
  97. ncbi Mechanism of conversion of atypical right atrial flutter to atrial fibrillation
    Yanfei Yang
    Cardiovascular Research Institute and Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1354, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:46-52. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to explore the mechanisms of conversion from atypical atrial flutter (AFL) to atrial fibrillation (AF), and the long-term results of cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in these patients...
  98. pmc Class IC antiarrhythmic drug induced atrial flutter: electrocardiographic and electrophysiological findings and their importance for long term outcome after right atrial isthmus ablation
    A Nabar
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Hospital Maastricht, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, P Debyelaan 25, 6202 AZ, Postbox 5800, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Heart 85:424-9. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To describe the electrocardiographic and electrophysiological findings of new atrial flutter developing in patients taking class IC antiarrhythmic drugs for recurrent atrial fibrillation, and to report the long term results of ..
  99. ncbi Electrophysiologic characteristics of the sinus venosa in patients with typical atrial flutter
    Ching Tai Tai
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:99-102. 2008
    The sinus venosa is a posterior barrier of typical atrial flutter. However, its electrophysiology has not been studied.
  100. ncbi Robotic versus conventional ablation for common-type atrial flutter: a prospective randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of remote catheter navigation
    Daniel Steven
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Cardiology, Hamburg, Germany
    Heart Rhythm 5:1556-60. 2008
    Conventional catheter ablation for common-type atrial flutter (AFL) is a widely established therapy but has not been compared with the use of a robotic navigation system (RNS) thus far.
  101. ncbi Cavotricuspid isthmus conduction split by pouch-like recesses during typical atrial flutter
    Yasushi Oginosawa
    Division of Cardiology, Yokohama Rosai Hospital, Kohoku Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    Circ J 73:179-82. 2009
    A 58-year-old man had typical cavotricuspid-isthmus-dependent atrial flutter (AFL). Right atrial angiography and multidetector computed tomography revealed a deep pouch-like recess in the mid-isthmus region...

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  1. OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARREST
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
  2. Noninvasive arrhythmia mapping using Electromechanical Wave Imaging
    Elisa E Konofagou; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Atrial pathologies are the most common arrhythmias with atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter being the most prevalent and powerful risk factors for stroke with a 5-fold increase throughout all ages and ..
  3. MYOCARDIAL CONTROLLED RELEASE IMPLANTS FOR ARRHYTHMIAS
    Robert Levy; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..program, has the identical pharmacological mechanism, and has been shown in our studies to prevent re-entrant atrial flutter both systemically and when delivered in a site specific manner...
  4. Clinical Evaluation of an Ultrasound Based Imaging System for Guiding Cardiac Abl
    Patrick D Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mapping system to guide radio-frequency ablations procedures for treating atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter. In parallel, and in collaboration with our industrial partner Siemens Ultrasound, we will migrate these ..
  5. Atrionodal Bundles:Histologic and Physiologic Validation
    DARLENE RACKER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..AV nodal pathways can cure AV node reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) and also modify ventricular response to atrial flutter and fibrillation. However, neither the tissues nor mechanisms underlying these arrhythmias are known...
  6. PHOTONIC TREATMENT OF ATRIAL ARRHYTHMIA
    EDWARD SINOFSKY; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Diffusing tip designs will be tested for their potential to ablate atrial flutter, and atrial fibrillation by studying the formation of continuous linear lesions with energy from a high power ..
  7. OPTICAL MONITORING OF REENTRY AND ANTIARRHYTHMIC ACTION
    BRUCE HILL; Fiscal Year: 1990
    This work will use a novel laser scanning system to investigate the causes of certain cardiac arrhythmias. Both atrial flutter and ventricular tachycardias are serious health problems in the United States...
  8. ATRIAL PACEMAKER COMPLEX--ATRIAL FLUTTER & FIBRILLATION
    John Boineau; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Human studies will involve in vitro perfused atria in which intracellular, whole-cell and extracellular potentials will be obtained and correlated with morphologic data and studies of isolated SA-node pacemaker cells. ..
  9. The Pathophysiology of T-wave Alternans
    Sanjiv Narayan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This structured approach will ensure the successful completion of this project and, in this way, the development of the applicant into an independent clinician-investigator. ..
  10. Gene Targets of NKX 2.5 in the Conduction System
    Melvin Scheinman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..MinK and HCN-1) in the pathogenesis of arrhythmias in the ventricular restricted knockout mouse model. This will be done by using in-situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry to follow the pattern of expression of these ion channels. ..
  11. Harvard Planning Grant for Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award
    Daniel Singer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We believe our planning process is specific, innovative yet disciplined, and should be robust. A full and competitive CTSA application will be produced in a timely manner. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ANTICOAGULATION IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
    Daniel Singer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In all, continued study of our cohort will efficiently provide powerful insights into optimizing stroke prevention strategies for the many older Americans with AF. ..
  13. Studies of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients
    Albert Waldo; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  14. Post Coronary Bypass Atrial Arrhythmic Prediction Rule
    Rod Passman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..validate a clinical prediction rule for post-coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter (AF)...
  15. CARDIAC EXCITATION AND ARRHYTHMIAS
    Yoram Rudy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..4) To study the properties and repolarization-dependent mechanisms of arrhythmias in the remodeled myocardium post myocardial infarction. ..
  16. Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms
    JOSE JALIFE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  17. Modeling Benefits and Costs of Prison-Based Substance Abuse Treatment
    GARY ZARKIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..2005a). Results will help policy makers make better judgments about the allocation of funding to prison-based drug treatment resources. ..
  18. Epidemiology and Mechanisms of ECG Abnormalities: Young Adulthood to Middle Age
    Donald Lloyd Jones; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  19. Simultaneous Echocardiography & Magnetocardiography In Fetal Heart Disease
    Janette Strasburger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This may lead to further integration of rhythm and function assessments in the fetus using two different, yet complimentary technologies. ..
  20. Framingham Offspring Study: Psychosocial Risk Factors
    ELAINE EAKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  21. INVERSE AND FORWARD PROBLEMS IN ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY
    Yoram Rudy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Personal Electrocardiographic Expert System
    Vladimir Shusterman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Safety and regulatory testing will be completed, and a 51O K application will be submitted to the FDA. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Lifetime Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
    Donald Lloyd Jones; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Cardiac Parasympathetic Effect in Exercise and Recovery
    Jeffrey Goldberger; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  25. COST EFFECTIVENESS OF ALCOHOL TREATMENT
    GARY ZARKIN; Fiscal Year: 2004
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    ELAINE EAKER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is also intended to increase efficiency of the clinic visit and promote greater satisfaction for both patient and providers. ..
  27. Epidemiologic Study of Ethnicity and Lifetime Risks for Cardiovascular Disease
    Donald Lloyd Jones; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This application represents a novel approach to analyzing existing data that is likely to yield substantial new insights into the epidemiology of CVD among non-white ethnic groups. [unreadable]..
  28. Three Methods for Costing Methadone Treatment Services
    GARY ZARKIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
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