2010 Publications


Santangeli P, DiBiase L, Lakkireddy D, Burkhardt JD, Pillarisetti J, Michowitz Y, Sanchez JE, Horton R, Mohanty P, Gallinghouse GJ, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Pelargonio G, Santarelli P, Verma A, Narasimhan C, Shivkumar K, Natale A. Radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: safety and feasibility. Heart Rhythm. 2010;7(8):1036-1042.

Patel D, Mohanty P, Di Biase L, Shaheen M, Lewis WR, Quan K, Cummings JE, Wang P, Al-Ahmad A, Venkatraman P, Nashawati E, Lakkireddy D, Schweikert R, Horton R, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse J, Hao S, Beheiry S, Cardinal DS, Zagrodzky J, Canby R, Bailey S, Burkhardt JD, Natale A. Safety and Efficacy of Pulmonary Vein Antral Isolation in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea / Clinical Perspective : The Impact of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010;3(5):445-451.

DiBiase L, Burkhardt JD, Mohanty P, Sanchez J, Horton R, Gallinghouse GJ, Lakkireddy D, Verma A, Khaykin Y, Hongo R, Hao S, Beheiry S, Pelargonio G, Dello Russo A, Casella M, Santarelli P, Santangeli P, Wang P, Al-Ahmad A, Patel D, Themistoclakis S, Bonso A, Rossillo A, Corrado A, Raviele A, Cummings JE, Schweikert RA, Lewis WR, Natale A. Periprocedural stroke and management of major bleeding complications in patients undergoing catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: the impact of periprocedural therapeutic international normalized ratio. Circulation. 2010;121(23):2550-6.

Vanga SR, Bommana S, Kroll M, Lakkireddy D. Impedance changes on defibrillation coils after atrial fibrillation ablation: Lead damage or electromechanical interference? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2010 Oct 28. doi: 10.111/j.1540-8159.2010.02927.x.

Poole JE, Gleva MJ, Mela T, Chung MK, Uslan DZ, Borge R, Gottipaty V, Shinn T, Dan D, Feldman LA, Seide H, Winston SA, Gallagher JJ, Langberg JJ, Mitchell K, Holcomb R, REPLACE Registry Investigators. Complication rates associated with pacemaker or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator generator replacements and upgrade procedures: results from the REPLACE registry. Circulation. 2010;122(16):1553-61.

Kroll MW, Panescu D, Hinz AF, Lakkireddy D. A novel mechanism for electrical currents inducing ventricular fibrillation: The three-fold way to fibrillation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Sci. 2010;2010:1990-6.

Biria M, Bommana S, Kroll M, Panescu D, Lakkireddy D. Multi-organ effects of conducted electrical weapons (CEW) - a review. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Sci. 2010;2010:1266-1270.

Simmons A, Vacek J, Gupta K. A Case of Left Main Systolic Compression Caused by a Dilated Pulmonary Artery in a Patient with Congenital Pulmonic Stenosis. J Invasive Cardiol. 2010;22(11):E176-9.

Watson LJ, Facundo HT, Ngoh GA, Ameen M, Brainard RE, Lemma KM, Long BW, Prabhu SD, Xuan YT, Jones SP. O-linked β-N-acetylglucosamine transferase is indispensable in the failing heart. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Oct 12;107(41):17797-802.

Quinn CM, Dawn B. G-CSF and Erythropoietin Combination Therapy for Infarct Repair: Two Plus Two Equals Two? : Editorial to: "Cytokine Combination Theray with Erythropoietin and Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor in a Porcine Model of Acute Myocardial Infarction" by F.S. Angeli et al. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2010;24(5-6):369-71.

Howard PA, Barnes B, Vacek JL, Chen W, Lai SM. Impact of biophosphonates on the risk of atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2010;10(6):359-67.

Vanhoose L, Sawers Y, Loganathan R, Vacek JL, Stehno-Bittel L, Novikova L, Al-Jarrah M, Smirnova IV. Electrocardiographic changes with the onset of diabetes and the impact of aerobic exercise training in the Zucker Diabetic Fatty (ZDF) rat. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2010 Sep 22;9(1):56.

Vanga SR, Good M; Howard P, Vacek JL. Review: Vitamin D in Cardiovascular Health. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Sep 15;106(6):798-805. Epub 2010 Aug 1.

Sosland R, Gadallah S, Gupta K. Association of Atretic Left Internal Mammary Graft With Internal Mammary to Pulmonary Vasculature Fistula: A Case Series. J Invasive Cardiol. 2010 Apr;14(2):218-221.

Nagavalli S, Vacek JL. Approach to incidentally diagnosed isolated ventricular noncompaction of myocardium. South Med J. 2010 Jun 4 [Epub ahead of print].

Solomon S, Vacek JL. Invited article: Practice Pearls. Reducing cardiac ischemic events in patients with ACS: prasugrel versus clopidogrel. Commentary.. Postgrad Med. 2010 Jan;122(1):198-200.

Solomon S, Barnes B, Howard P, Kumar A, Chen W, Vacek JL. The impact of Omega-3 fatty acid use on the risk of atrial fibrillation in patients with cardiovascular disease. Int J Clin Med. [in press]

Sheik A, Vacek JL. Invited Article: Moving towards the future of dyslipidemia management. South Med J. 2010 May;103(5):392-393.

Sosland R, Gollub S, Wilson D, Moriarty P. The first report of the treatment of transplant coronary artery disease with DSA lipid apheresis. Ther Apher Dial. April 2010;14(2):218-221.

Chehab BM, Gupta K, Vamanan K. Percutaneous treatment of severe diffuse stenosis in heavily calcified infra-renal abdominal aorta using iliac extender endoprosthesis. Vasc Med 2010; 15:140.

Tang XL, Rokosh G, Sanganalmath SK, Yuan F, Sato H, Mu J, Dai S, Li C, Chen N, Peng Y, Dawn B, Hunt G, Leri A, Kajstura J, Tiwari S, Shirk G, Anversa P, Bolli R. Intracoronary administration of cardiac progenitor cells alleviates left ventricular dysfunction in rats with a 30-day-old infarction. Circulation. 2010 Jan 19;121(2):293-305. Epub 2010 Jan 4.

Reddy R, Van Veldhuizen P, Muehlebach G, Dusing R, Birkbeck P, Williamson S, Krishna L, Meyers D. Lieomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: a case report and review of the literature. Cases Journal. Cases J. 2010;3:71.

Vanga SR, Annapureddy C, Biria M, Lakkireddy D. Monomorphic Outflow Tract Ventricular Tachycardia Unique Presenting Manifestation of Gitelman's Syndrome. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2010; http://dx.doi.org/10.4022/jafib.v1i10.560

Pillarisetti J, Singh V, Gupta K. Giant inverted T waves in the emergency department: case report and review of differential diagnoses.  J Electrocardiol. 2010 Jan-Feb;43(1):40-2.

Mbogori J, Vacek J. A man with a worried heart: transient left apical ballooning and rhabdomyolysis. Am J Med. 2010 Feb;123(2):e11-2.

Rosenthal LS, Mester S, Rakovec P, Penaranda JB, Sherman JR, Sheldon TJ, Zeng C, Wang P; CAPTURE Trial Investigators. Factors influencing pacemaker generator longevity: results from the complete automatic pacing threshold utilization recorded in the CAPTURE Trial. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2010;33(8):1020-30. Epub 2010 Jun 2.

Whellan DJ, Ousdigian KT, Al-Khatib SM; Pu W, Sarkar S, Porter CB; Pavri B; O'Connor C; for the PARTNERS Study Investigators. Combined Heart Failure Diagnostics Identify Patients at Higher Risk of Subsequent Heart Failure Hospitalizations: Results from PARTNERS HF Study. JACC Vol. 55, No. 17, 2010:1803-10.

Sweeney MO, Ellenbogen KA, Tang AS, Whellan D, Mortensen PT, Giraldi F, Sandler DA, Sherfesee L, Sheldon T; Managed Ventricular Pacing Versus VVI 40 Pacing Trial Investigators. Atrial pacing or ventricular backup-only pacing in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patients. Heart Rhythm. 2010;7(11):1552-60.

Stone GW, Rizvi A, Newman W, Mastali K, Wang JC, Caputo R, Doostzadeh J, Cao S, Simonton CA, Sudhir K, Lansky AJ, Cutlip DE, Kereiakes DJ; SPIRIT IV Investigators. Everolimus-eluting versus paclitaxel-eluting stents in coronary artery disease. N Engl J Med. 2010;362(18):1663-74.

Verma A, Wulffhart Z, Lakkireddy D, Khaykin Y, Kaplan A, Sarak B, Biria M, Pillarisetti J, Bhat P, Dibiase L, Constantini O, Quan K, Natale A. Incidence of left ventricular function improvement after primary prevention ICD implantation for non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy: a multicenter experience. Heart. 2010;96(7):510-15.


VanHoose LD, Novikova L, Loganathan R, Sawers Y, Vacek J, Stehno-Bittel L, Smirnova IV. The Impact of Diabetes on Cardiac Lymphatic Biomarkers and the Protective Role of Exercise Training. 2010 NLN Conference, Lymphedema: Breaking through the Barriers, September 22-26, 2010, Orlando, Florida.

Shireman TI, Hunt SL, Vacek JL. Hypertension in a Developmentally Disabled Population: Medication Use and Adherence Patterns. American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions 2010, Chicago, Il.

Sanganalmath SK, Chugh AR, Benakanakere MR, Vincent RJ, Hunt G, Bolli R, Dawn B. Therapy with adult bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells ameliorates doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:A31.E297.

Vanga SR, Biria M, Pillarisetti J, Guda R, Feldkamp M, Rosamond T, Vacek JL, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Left atrial appendage far field potentials mimicking left superior pulmonary vein potentials: does proximity matter? J Am Coll Cardiol 2010:55:A6.E55.

Biria M, Vanga S, Lakkireddy D, Howard PA, Vacek JL. Predictive factors for survival in patients with diastolic dysfunction of varying severity who do not have systolic dysfunction or symptoms of heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55(10S1):A27.E257.

Pillarisetti J, Falbe J, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Emert M, Lakkireddy D, Berenbom L. Experience with Fidelis lead extractions at a single academic center. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55(10S1):A11.E104.

DiBiase L, Burkhardt JD, Lakkireddy D, Sanchez J, Pillarisetti J, Horton R, Gallinghouse J, Bailey S, Mohanty P, Mohanty M, Hongo R, Hao S, Beheiry S, Santangelli P, Astudillo V, Patel D, Elayi C, Barrett C, Natale A. Remote magnetic navigation for ablation of atrial fibrillation with the open irrigation catheter: acute endpoint with circumferential ablation vs circular mapping guided ablation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55(10S1):A9.E89.

Chugh AR, Chatterjee A, Elmore JB, Kuznetsov S, Loughran JH, Miller JJ, Dawn B. Serial changes in low-positive extra-sensitive troponin I levels in patients with acute severe hypertension and hypertensive emergencies are associated with increased cardiovascular events. J Clin Hypertension 2010;12(Suppl 1):A103.

Vanga S, Bicknell D, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Berenbom L, Emert M, Gerken A, Natale A, DiBiase L, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for sinus rhythm restoration in atrial fibrillation patients with mitral or aortic mechanical prosthetic valves - feasibility, safety and efficacy. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S143-144.

Vanga S, Subramaniyam P, Berenbom L, Emert M, Pimentel R, Dendi R, Lakkireddy D. Narrowing of pulmonary vein ostial dimensions after isolation in patients with atrial fibrillation: true stenosis or volume reduction? Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S279.

Subramaniyam P, Vanga S, Guda R, Kumari P, Murray C, Berenbom L, Pimentel R, Emert M, Dendi R, Salmons J, Lakkireddy D. Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, phantom shocks and lead failure in patients with Medtronic Sprint Fidelis ICD leads. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S438.

Pillarisetti J, Biria M, Emert M, Chotia R, Guda R, Vacek J, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Berenbom L, Lakkireddy D. Reasons for under-utilization of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in patients with heart failure. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S72.

Pillarisetti J, Guda R, Falbe J, Muehlebach G, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Long term incidence of de novo atrial fibrillation in patients after open heart surgery. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S214.

Biria M, Pillarisetti J, Reddy N, Murray C, Patel P, Vanga S, Dendi R, Pimentel R, Emert M, Berenbom L, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Elevated Beta Natriuretic Peptide levels in patients with atrial fibrillation: is it a predictor of successful ablation or a mere function of point in time atrial rhythm? Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S341.

Verma A, Lakkireddy D, Farina D, Wulffhar Z, Ray W, Beardsall M, Whaley B, Hill C, Khaykin Y. Long term impact of adjuvant dominant frequency ablation in addition to pulmonary vein antrum isolation (PVAI) for persistent atrial fibrillation (AF): two center experience. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S150.

Burkhardt JD, DiBiase L, Lakkireddy D, Sanchez J, Pillarisetti J, Santangelli P, Horton R, Gallinghouse J, Bailey S, Mohanty P, Mohanty S, Hongo R, Hao S, Beheiry S, Natale A. Remote magnetic navigation for ablation of atrial fibrillation with the open irrigation catheter: acute isolation with circumferential ablation vs circular mapping guided ablation. Heart Rhythm 2010;7(5):S271.

Vanga S, Koerber S, DiBiasi L, Verma A, Bommana S, Swarup V, Natale A, Dawn B, Lakkireddy D. Prevalence of fragmented QRS complexes in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy patients and long term prognosis. Circulation 2010;122:A20836.

DiBiase L, Lakkireddy D, Mohanty P, Vanga SR, Nagarajan DV, Sanchez J, Gallinghouse J, Bailey S, Zagrodsky J, Horton R, Hao S, Hongo R, Beheiry S, Elayi C, Mohanty S, Bai R, Gibson D, Burkhardt JD, Natale A. Patients with paroxysmal and new onset persistent atrial fibrillation and severe left atrial scarring: outcome with and without ablation of extra pulmonary veins triggers. Circulation 2010;122:A19736.

Lakkireddy D, DiBiasi L, Vanga S, Nagarajan D, Swarup V, Verma A, Burkhardt D, Bommana S, Dawn B, Natale A. Radiofrequency ablation of premature ventricular ectopy can improve left ventricular function and heart failure class in nonresponders of cardiac resynchronization therapy. Circulation 2010;122:A20821.

Vanga SR, Good MB, Lakkireddy D, Howard PA, Vacek JL. Vitamin D deficiency and supplementation: impact on cardiovascular morbidity and overall mortality. Circulation 2010;122:A12680.

Xu D, Perez RE, Truog WE, Dawn B. C/EBP homologous protein (CHOP) inhibition protects against hyperoxia-induced endothelial cell apoptosis. Circulation 2010;122:A13187.

Pillarisetti J, Guda R, Emert M, Biria M, Dalton K, Vacek J, Lakkireddy D. Left ventricular function in patients with cardiomyopathy: predictors of long term improvement. Presented at the AHA Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke 2010 Annual Scientific Sessions.

Steffen K, Bernd K, Newman S, Usherenko I, Wetzel L, Rosamond T. Left atrial appendage and left atrial volumes in patients with normal sinus rhythm and recurrent atrial fibrillation by 64-slice computed tomography. Presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010.

Steffen K, Usherenko I, Newman S, Feldkamp M, Wetzel L, Rosamond T. Atrial fibrillation ablation: long term follow-up in patients studied with 64 slice cardiac computed tomographic angiography (CTA). Presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010.

Sheikh A, Vacek JL, Southard J, Walsten PG, Speece T, Koehler K, Schmitt G, Fisher M, Southard L. Synthetic human calcitonin gene related peptide in action. Presented at the Heart Failure Society of America 2010 Session.

Singh D, Shrestha K, Tang W. Spot Measurement of Urine Sodium as an Index of Natriuretic and Diuretic Response to Intravenous Furosemide Infusion in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Journal of cardiac failure. 2010;16(8):S18.

To AC, Singh D, Agler D, Bhargava M, Saliba WI, Klein AL. Deterioration in Left Atrial Strain After Repeated Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation - A Two-Dimensional Speckle Tracking Study. Circulation. 2010;122(21 Supplement):A18816.

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