Stanford Cardiac Arrhythmia Service

Clinical Trial Results and Publications

Here are some of the results of research efforts performed by the Stanford Arrhythmia Service.
 


Statin use and ventricular arrhythmias during clinical treadmill testing. Dewey FE, Perez M, Hadley D, Freeman JV, Wang P, Ashley EA, Myers J, Froelicher VF. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2009; 20 (2): 193-9

Visualizing ablation gaps in vitro using a deflectable fiber optic endocardial visualization catheter. Irani AR, Lin B, Eversull C, Hsia HH, Zei PC, Wang PJ, Al-Ahmad A. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009; 25 (2): 107-10

A covariance-based algorithm: a novel technique for rhythm discrimination in ICDs.Kamousi B, Lin B, Al-Ahmad A, Hsia H, Zei P, Natale A, Moss A, Daubert J, Zareba W, Wang P. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2008: 2008 5478-81

Time-resolved three-dimensional imaging of the left atrium and pulmonary veins in the interventional suite--a comparison between multisweep gated rotational three-dimensional reconstructed fluoroscopy and multislice computed tomography.Al-Ahmad A, Wigström L, Sandner-Porkristl D, Wang PJ, Zei PC, Boese J, Lauritsch G, Moore T, Chan F, Fahrig R. Heart Rhythm. 2008; 5 (4): 513-9

Relationship of late potentials to the ventricular tachycardia circuit defined by entrainment. Hsia HH, Lin D, Sauer WH, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009; 26 (1): 21-9

Visualizing ablation gaps in vitro using a deflectable fiber optic endocardial visualization catheter. Irani AR, Lin B, Eversull C, Hsia HH, Zei PC, Wang PJ, Al-Ahmad A. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009; 25 (2): 107-10

Relationship of late potentials to the ventricular tachycardia circuit defined by entrainment. Hsia HH, Lin D, Sauer WH, Callans DJ, Marchlinski FE. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009; 26 (1): 21-9

Atrial fibrillation ablation strategies for paroxysmal patients: randomized comparison between different techniques. Di Biase L, Elayi CS, Fahmy TS, Martin DO, Ching CK, Barrett C, Bai R, Patel D, Khaykin Y, Hongo R, Hao S, Beheiry S, Pelargonio G, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Santarelli P, Potenza D, Fanelli R, Massaro R, Wang P, Al-Ahmad A, Arruda M, Themistoclakis S, Bonso A, Rossillo A, Raviele A, Schweikert RA, Burkhardt DJ, Natale A. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2009; 2 (2): 113-9

Electrocardiographic predictors of atrial fibrillation. Perez MV, Dewey FE, Marcus R, Ashley EA, Al-Ahmad AA, Wang PJ, Froelicher VF. Am Heart J. 2009; 158 (4): 622-8

Visualizing ablation gaps in vitro using a deflectable fiber optic endocardial visualization catheter. Irani AR, Lin B, Eversull C, Hsia HH, Zei PC, Wang PJ, Al-Ahmad A. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009; 25 (2): 107 -10

The efficacy of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in heart transplant recipients: results from a multicenter registry. Tsai VW, Cooper J, Garan H, Natale A, Ptaszek LM, Ellinor PT, Hickey K, Downey R, Zei P, Hsia H, Wang P, Hunt S, Haddad F, Al-Ahmad A. Circ Heart Fail. 2009; 2 (3): 197-201

Electroanatomic localization of a slowly conducting atrioventricular (Mahaim) accessory pathway. Gupta A, Hsia HH, Lo R, Zei PC. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009

A new approach for ICD rhythm classification based on support vector machines. Kamousi B, Tewfik A, Lin B, Al-Ahmad A, Hsia H, Zei P, Wang P. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009: 2009 2478-81

Characterization of human coronary sinus valves by direct visualization during biventricular pacemaker implantation. Anh DJ, Eversull CS, Chen HA, Mofrad P, Mourlas NJ, Mead RH, Zei PC, Hsia HH, Wang PJ, Al-Ahmad A. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008; 31 (1): 78-82

Rates and Severity of Perforation from Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Leads: A Four-Year Study. Turakhia M, Prasad M, Olgin JE, Badhwar N, Tseng ZH, Lee RJ, Marcus GM, Lee BK:. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009 Jan;24(1):47-52.

Polymorphic VT? Minang Turakhia, M.D. M.A.S. Davis BA, Hoffmayer K, Turakhia M, Goldschlager N: J Hosp Med. 2009 ;Feb;4(2):140-141.

Increased left ventricular mass independently predicts sudden cardiac death in patients with stable coronary disease and normal ejection fraction. Turakhia M, Schiller NB, Whooley MA: Am J Cardiol 2008; 102(9):1131-1135.

Impact of Remote Magnetic Catheter Navigation on Ablation Procedure and Fluoroscopy Time. Kim AM, Turakhia M, Lu JT, Badhwar N, Lee BK, Scheinman M, Marcus GM, Tseng ZH, Olgin JE: Pacing and Clin Electrophys 2008 Nov;31(11):1399-40.

Featured Arrhythmia: Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome: where is the pathway? Turakhia M, Scheinman M, Badhwar M: Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2009; 9(2):130-133.
Low Heart Rate Variability Correlated with CVD Risk Factors. Norton L. (2007).  Endocrine Today.

Incidental findings on cardiac multidetector row computed tomography among healthy older adults: prevalence and clinical correlates. Burt JR, Iribarren C, Fair JM, Norton LC, Mahbouba M, Rubin GD, Hlatky MA, Go AS, Fortmann SP; Atherosclerotic Disease, Vascular Function, and Genetic Epidemiology (ADVANCE) Study. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Apr 14;168(7):756-61.

Ethnic differences in coronary artery calcium in a healthy cohort aged 60 to 69 years. Fair JM, Kiazand A, Varady A, Mahbouba M, Norton L, Rubin GD, Iribarren C, Go AS, Hlatky MA, Fortmann SP. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Sep 15;100(6):981-5.
Clinical utility of the Stanford brief activity survey in men and women with early-onset coronary artery disease. Taylor-Piliae RE, Haskell WL, Iribarren C, Norton LC, Mahbouba MH, Fair JM, Hlatky MA, Go AS, Fortmann SP. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2007 Jul-Aug;27(4):227-32.

.How to diagnose junctional ectopic tachycardia using temporary epicardial atrial lead. Tsiperfal A. Scheibly K [Case Reports. Journal Article] Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing. 23(2):98-9, 2008.
Chart it like you see it. Scheibly K. Witherell CL. Traylor-Lee S. Tsiperfal A. [Case Reports. Journal Article] Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing. 23(1):57-9, 2008.

Why do some patients have a delta wave?. Tsiperfal A. Ottoboni L. Scheibly K. [Case Reports. Journal Article] Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing. 22(4):225-6, 2007

Why do we need to prevent right ventricular pacing Tsiperfal A. Scheibly K. Fowler MB. Chao C?. [Case Reports. Journal Article] Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing. 22(2):108-9, 2007.

Pacemaker Alternans Terminated by Telemetry Wand: What is the Mechanism?  Chun HJ, Cook K, Wang P, Al-Ahmad A.  Heart Rhythm 2008 5: 1080-1082.

AV dissociation masquerade as junctional rhythm? Lee A, Tsiperfal A, Scheibly K. Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 2009 Jun;24(2):68-9

Cardiac Arrhythmia Management A Practical Guide for Nurses and Allied Professionals Angela Tsiperfal, Linda Ottoboni, Salwa Beheiry, Amin Al-Ahmad, Paul Wang, and Andrea Natale. Wiley Blackwell (in press).

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