Efficacy of Cryoballoon Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Patients With Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

May 06, 2016 , Category : Cardiology Abstracts

Efficacy of Cryoballoon Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Patients With Persistent Atrial Fibrillation EMILY N. GUHL M.D., DONALD SIDDOWAY M.D., EVAN ADELSTEIN M.D., ANDREW VOIGT M.D., SAMIR SABA M.D. and SANDEEP K. JAIN M.D.   Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Volume 27, Issue 4, pages 423–427, April 2016 Introduction Cryoballoon ... (Read More)


Long-term success of irrigated radiofrequency catheter ablation of sustained ventricular tachycardia

May 06, 2016 , Category : Cardiology Abstracts

Long-term success of irrigated radiofrequency catheter ablation of sustained ventricular tachycardia Marchlinski et al (J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67:674, PMID 26868693) evaluated the safety and effectiveness of radiofrequency catheter ablation using an open-irrigated catheter. Patients with sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (SMVT) and coronary disease were analyzed for adverse events wit... (Read More)


Tetanizing prepulse: A novel strategy to mitigate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shock-related pain

May 06, 2016 , Category : Cardiology Abstracts

Tetanizing prepulse: A novel strategy to mitigate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shock-related pain David W. Hunter, BS,  Harikrishna Tandri, MD,  Henry Halperin, MD, MA, FHRS,  Leslie Tung, PhD,  Ronald D. Berger, MD, PhD, FHRS       Heart Rhythm May 2016 Volume 13, Issue 5, Pages 1142–1148 Background Skeletal mus... (Read More)


Painful left bundle branch block syndrome: Clinical and electrocardiographic features and further directions for evaluation and treatment. Heart Rhythm 2016

Dec 29, 2015 , Category : Cardiology Abstracts

Painful left bundle branch block syndrome: Clinical and electrocardiographic features and further directions for evaluation and treatment Alexei Shvilkin, MD, PhD ,  Ethan R. Ellis, MD ,  Ernest V. Gervino, ScD ,  Anthony D. Litvak, MD ,  Alfred E. Buxton, MD ,  Mark E. Josephson, MD       Heart Rhythm January 2016Volume 13, Issue 1, Pages&... (Read More)


Premature ventricular contraction-induced cardiomyopathy: Related clinical and electrophysiologic parameters. Heart Rhythm 2016

Dec 29, 2015 , Category : Cardiology Abstracts

Premature ventricular contraction-induced cardiomyopathy: Related clinical and electrophysiologic parameters   Marie Sadron Blaye-Felice, MD ,  David Hamon, MD ,  Frédéric Sacher, MD ,  Patrizio Pascale, MD ,  Anne Rollin, MD ,  Alexandre Duparc, MD ,  Pierre Mondoly, MD ,  Nicolas Derval, MD ,  Arnaud Denis, MD ,  Christe... (Read More)