2009 Publications


Pillarisetti J, Patel A, Boc K, Bommana S, Sawers Y, Vanga S, Sayana H, Chen W, Nath J, Vacek J, Lakkireddy, D. Evolution of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation to Persistent or Permanent Atrial Fibrillation: Predictors of Progression. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. June 2009. doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i7.536

Meyers D, Neuberger J. Cardiovascular effect of bans on smoking in public places: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Sep 29;54(14):1249-55. Review. Erratum in: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Nov 10;54(20):1902.

Meyers DG, Porter IT, Schneider KA, Maksoud AR. Correlation of an audible fourth heart sound with level of diastolic dysfunction. Am J Med Sci. 2009 Mar;337(3):165-8.

Pillarisetti J, Ray W, Lakkireddy D. Ectopic triggers of superior vena cava in atrial fibrillation. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 4/1/09. doi:10.4022/jafib.v1i6.532.

Lakkireddy D. Editorial: Accurate detection of left atrial thrombus prior to atrial fibrillation ablation in patients with therapeutic anticoagulation: does transesophageal echocardiography beat conventional wisdom? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. Online publication 2/1/09. doi: 10.4022/jafib.v1i5.525.

Lakkireddy D, Nadzam G, Luenberger R, Verma A, Prasad S, Ryschon K, Tamer F, Di biase L, Khan M, Burkhardt D, Schweikert R, Natale A. Impact of a comprehensive safety program on radiation exposure the during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: a prospective study. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009 Mar;24(2):105-12. Epub 2008 Nov 6.

Vanga SR, Bommana S, Kroll MW, Swerdlow C, Lakkireddy D. TASER conducted electrical weapons and implanted pacemakers and defibrillators. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009;1:3199-204.

Biria M, Gupta R, Lakkireddy D, Gupta K. Recurrent positional syncope as the primary presentation of superior vena cava syndrome after pacemaker implantation. Heart Rhythm. 2009 Jan;6(1):144-5. Epub 2008 May 2.

Lasala JM, Cox DA, Lewis SJ, Tadros PN, Haas RC, Schweiger MJ, Chhabra A, Untereker WJ, Starzyk RM, Mascioli SR, Dawkins KD, Baim DS. Expanded use of the TAXUS Express Stent: two-year safety insights from the 7,500 patient ARRIVE Registry programme. EuroIntervention. 2009 May;5(1):67-77.

Moss AJ, Hall WJ, Cannom DS, Klein H, Brown MW, Daubert JP, Estes NA 3rd, Foster E, Greenberg H, Higgins SL, Pfeffer MA, Solomon SD, Wilber D, Zareba W; MADIT-CRT Trial Investigators. Cardiac resynchronization therapy for the prevention of heart-failure events. N Engl J Med. 2009;361(14):1329-38.

Wallentin L, Becker RC, Budaj A, Cannon CP, Emanuelsson H, Held C, Horrow J, Husted S, James S, Katus H, Mahaffey KW, Scirica BM, Skene A, Steg PG, Storey RF, Harrington RA; PLATO Investigators, Freij A, Thorsen M. Ticagrelor versus clopidogrel in patients with acute coronary syndromes. N Engl J Med. 2009;361(11):1045-57.

Porter I, Schneider K, Maksoud A, Meyers D. Correlation of an audible fourth heart sound with level of diastolic dysfunction. Am J Med Sci. 2009 Mar;337(3):165-8.

Pillarisetti J, Rosamond T, Lakkireddy D. Pulmonary vein stents or stenosis: why acquisition phase matters during computer tomography. Europace. 2009 Jul;11(7):916. Epub 2009 Apr 9.

Dalton K, Reeder K, Elyachar A, Staley J, Spaniol R, Ellerbeck E, Vacek J, Smith C. Screening and enrollment in clinical trials: essential relationships for success. The Monitor. August 2009, 29-33.

Vanga S, Vacek J, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy D. Ventricular tachycardia storm - an atypical presentation of sarcoidosis exacerbation. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2009;9(6):351-354.

Pillarisetti J, Nath J, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy D. Cardiac cirrhosis: a rare manifestation of an uncorrected primum atrial septal defect. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2009 Dec 3. [Epub ahead of print].

Nair CK, Holberg MJ, Aronow WS, Shen X, Li H, Lakkireddy D. Thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation with and without left atrial thrombus documented by transesophageal echocardiography. Am J Ther. 2009 Sep-Oct;16(5):385-92.

Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Balda A, Reddy N, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy D. Integrity of vascular access: the story of a broken sheath! J Vasc Nurs. 2009 Sep;27(3):75-7.

Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Lakkireddy D, Pillarisetti J, Baryun EN, Biria M, Horton R, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse GJ, Bailey S, Beheiry S, Hongo R, Hao S, Tomassoni G, Natale A. Mapping and ablation of ventricular arrhythmias with magnetic navigation: comparison between 4- and 8-mm catheter tips. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009 Nov;26(2):133-7. Epub 2009 Jul 29.

Swerdlow CD, Fishbein MC, Chaman L, Lakkireddy DR, Tchou P. Presenting rhythm in sudden deaths temporally proximate to discharge of TASER conducted electrical weapons. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Aug;16(8):726-39. Epub 2009 May 15.

Howard PA, Vacek JL. Potential interaction between clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2009;9(6):353-9.

Sanganalmath SK, Stein AB, Guo Y, Tiwari S, Hunt G, Vincent RJ, Huang Y, Rezazadeh A, Ildstad ST, Dawn B, Bolli R. The beneficial effects of postinfarct cytokine combination therapy are sustained during long-term follow-up. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2009 Oct;47(4):528-35. Epub 2009 Jul 16.

Srivastava S, Vladykovskaya E, Barski OA, Spite M, Kaiserova K, Petrash JM, Chung SS, Hunt G, Dawn B, Bhatnagar A. Aldose reductase protects against early atherosclerotic lesion formation in apolipoprotein E-null mice. Circ Res. 2009 Oct 9;105(8):793-802. Epub 2009 Sep 3.

Li Q, Guo Y, Ou Q, Cui C, Wu WJ, Tan W, Zhu X, Lanceta LB, Sanganalmath SK, Dawn B, Shinmura K, Rokosh GD, Wang S, Bolli R. Gene transfer of inducible nitric oxide synthase affords cardioprotection by upregulating heme oxygenase-1 via a nuclear factor-{kappa}B-dependent pathway. Circulation. 2009 Sep 29;120(13):1222-30. Epub 2009 Sep 14.

Riggs KD, Kindhart J, Lee S, Keefer M, Gupta K. Post catheterization inferior epigastric artery to common femoral vein fistula: complimentary role of duplex sonography and computed tomographic angiography. Journal for Vascular Ultrasound. 2009;33(4):195-197.

Prasad S, Pillarisetti J, Vanga S, Lakkireddy D. AV nodal reentrant tachycardia causing inappropriate ICD shocks in a patient with arrhythmogenic RV dysplasia. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiol J. 9 (1): 60-63.


Sanganalmath SK, James CR, Taher H, Hunt G, Vincent RJ, Wu R, Li Q, Bolli R, Dawn B. Genetic deletion of IL-6 attenuates pressure overload-induced left ventricular hypertrophy and dysfunction. J Am Coll Cardiol 2009;53:A149.

Li Q, Ou Q, Wang S, Tan W, Wu W-J, Zhu X, Sanganalmath SK, Dawn B, Guo Y, Bolli R. rAAV-mediated extracellular superoxide dismutase (ecSOD) gene therapy produces permanent cardioprotection. Circulation 2009;120:S736-S737.

Chugh AR, Elmore JB, Kuznetsov S, Loughran JH, Flaherty MP, Platt MA, Coleman RD, Miller JJ, Dawn B. Diagnostic value of serial changes in low-positive extra-sensitive troponin I levels for acute myocardial infarction. Circulation 2009;120:S1036.

Gupta K, Bernd K, Singh V, Natrajan B, Biria M, Casini M, Victor F, Cherian G. A multispecialty approach to carotid revascularization results in excellent clinical outcomes in routine clinical practice. Presented at the Society for Vascular Medicine 20th Annual Scientific Sessions 2009.

Reddy N, Seim N, Pillarisetti J, Boc K, Chen W, Ryschon K, Dendi R, Berenbom L, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Accurate measurement of QT interval during administration of QT prolonging anti arrhythmic drugs: is the tangent technique more appropriate? Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S348.

Pillarisetti J, Patel P, Duthuluru S, Patel A, Chen W, Genton R, Wiley M, Candipan R, Tadros P, Gupta K. Cardiac catheterization in patients with end-stage liver disease: safety and outcomes. Circ Cardiovasc Qual and Outcomes Abstracts 2009:e61.

Maugans C, Grier B, Humera D, Jones C, Sheldon S, Vacek J, Wiley M. Correlation of fluctuating ozone levels with hospital and emergency department admissions for chest pain or acute coronary syndromes. Presented at the 2009 Combined Annual Meeting, Central Society for Clinical Research, Midwestern Section American Federation for Medical Research.

Pillarisetti J, Patel A, Boc K, Sawers Y, Vanga S, Sayana H, Vacek J, Gupta K, Chen W, Nath J, Lakkireddy D. Evolution of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation to persistent or permanent atrial fibrillation: predictors of progression. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference for the Association for Clinical Research Training.

Lakkireddy D, Pillarisetti J, Verma A, Pimentel R, Vanga S, Rajoli S, Berenbom L, Emert M, Dendi R, Rosamond T. Impact of common pulmonary veins (CPV) on the short term outcomes of radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S155-156.

Pillarisetti J, Lakkireddy D, Tadros P, Sayana H, Goucher H, Duthuluru S, Patel A, Biria M, Vacek J, Berenbom L, Gupta K, Nath J, Wiley M. Interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists beware - your job can impact the gender of your offspring too. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S262.

Gupta K, Sosland R, Gadallah S, Tadros P. Left internal mammary arterial fistulas are associated with left internal mammary artery graft atresia. Presented at the Society for Vascular Medicine 20th Annual Scientific Sessions 2009.

Lakkireddy D, Pillarisetti J, Duthuluru S, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Emert M, Verma A, Natale A. Localization of muscle sleeves and focal triggers around superior vena cava (SVC) - right atrial (RA) junction in patients with atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S404.

Vanga S, Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Rajoli S, Berenbom L, Pimentel R, Emert M, Dendi R, Lakkireddy D. Overcoming fluid overload after atrial fibrillation ablation with an open irrigated catheter: role of scheduled diuresis and electrolyte replacement. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S411.

Riggs K, Kindhart J, Lee S, Chivington M, Gupta K. Post catheterization inferior epigastric artery to common femoral vein fistula: complimentary role of duplex sonography and computed tomographic angiography. Presented at the 2009 Society of Vascular Ultrasound Annual Conference.

Lakkireddy D, Pillarisetti J, Verma A, Natale A, Berenbom L, Emert M, Pimentel R, Dendi R. Radiofrequency ablation in patients with recurrent symptomatic atrial fibrillation and gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD)/irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) - the heart to gut connection. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S346-347.

Chehab BM, Schulz T, Nassif II. Adult Burkitt-like lymphoma of the colon. Presented at the American College of Physicians Annual Scientific Session 2009.

Staley J, Dalton K, Vacek J. Anticoagulation management: optimizing INR levels in a large cardiology practice. Circulation 2009;120(18):S465.

Meyers DG, Neuberger JS, He J. Cardiovascular effect of bans on smoking in public places: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Oral presentation at the American Heart Association Annual Scientific Session 2009.

Marr J, Pillarisetti J, Lai SM, Chen W, Vacek JL. Ezetimibe in combination with a statin does not reduce all-cause mortality. Circulation 2009;120(18):S501.

Lakkireddy D, Biria M, Pillarisetti J, Verma A, Vanga S, Pimentel R, Emert M, Berenbom L, Dendi R. Sinus node dysfunction, tachy-brady rhythm, & extensive biatrial scarring - recognizing a new clinical syndrome of atriomyopathy in patients with atrial fibrillation. Circulation 2009;120(18):S622.

Kroll M, Panescu D. Brewer J, Lakkireddy D, Graham M. Meta-analysis of fibrillation risk from TASER® conducted electrical weapons as a function of body mass. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S41-42.

Swerdlow C, Fishbein M, Chaman L, Lakkireddy D, Tchou P. Electrocardiographic recordings in sudden death after use of TASER® conducted electrical weapons. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S18.

Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Hsia H, Al-Ahmad A, Wang P, Horton R, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse J, Patel D, Mohanty P, Yang Y, Badhwar N, Scheinman M, Brachmann J, Dello Russo A, Pelargonio G, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Lakkireddy D, Tomassoni G, Natale A. Safety and outcomes of cryoablation for ventricular tachyarrhythmias: results from a multicenter experience. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S226.

Di Biase L, Burkhardt JD, Horton R, Lakkireddy D, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse J, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Schweikert R, Verma A, Natale A. Interatrial septum shunts following double transeptal puncture: comparison between the standard puncture technique and the radiofrequency current delivery technique. Heart Rhythm 2009;6(5):S339.

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