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Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Leadless pacemaker implant in patients with pre-existing infections: Results from the Micra postapproval registry 2019
2018 Acute Hemodynamic Effects of Biventricular Pacing After Left Ventricular Assist Device 2018
2017 Totally Implantable IV Treprostinil Therapy in Pulmonary Hypertension Assessment of the Implantation Procedure 2017
2017 An irregular wide complex tachycardia 2017
2017 Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from the Parietal Band: Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiological Characteristics and Outcome of Catheter Ablation 2017
2017 Efficacy of an Anatomical Approach in Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract 2017
2017 Significant Discrepancy Between Estimated and Actual Longevity in St. Jude Medical Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators 2017
2016 Relationship Between Catheter Stability and 12-Month Success After Pulmonary Vein Isolation: A Subanalysis of the SMART-AF Trial 2016
2016 Challenging Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from the Left Ventricular Summit Near the Left Main Coronary Artery 2016
2016 Prevalence and Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiological Characteristics of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from Intramural Foci in the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract 2016
2015 Radiofrequency catheter ablation of idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from intramural foci in the left ventricular outflow tract 2015
2015 Left atrial appendage electrical isolation and concomitant device occlusion: A safety and feasibility study with histologic characterization 2015
2015 Pre-clinical investigation of a low-intensity collimated ultrasound system for pulmonary vein isolation in a porcine model 2015
2015 Pulmonary vein isolation using the visually guided laser balloon: Results of the U.S. feasibility study 2015
2014 Paroxysmal AF catheter ablation with a contact force sensing catheter: Results of the prospective, multicenter SMART-AF trial 2014
2014 A novel electrocardiographic criterion for differentiating a left from right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia origin: The V2s/V3R index 2014
2014 Successful cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in a patient with a senning operation and prosthetic tricuspid valve replacement 2014
2014 Successful percutaneous repositioning of a dislodged pacemaker lead 2014
2013 Cardiovascular implantable electronic device implantation with uninterrupted dabigatran: comparison to uninterrupted warfarin 2013
2013 Dabigatran versus warfarin therapy for uninterrupted oral anticoagulation during atrial fibrillation ablation 2013
2013 Pulmonary vein isolation using a visually guided laser balloon catheter the first 200-patient multicenter clinical experience 2013
2012 Successful reduction of a high defibrillation threshold by a combined implantation of a subcutaneous array and azygos vein lead 2012
2012 Idiopathic mitral annular pvcs with multiple breakouts and preferential conduction unmasked by radiofrequency catheter ablation 2012
2012 Idiopathic premature ventricular contractions arising from the intraventricular septum adjacent to the his bundle 2012
2012 Successful epicardial catheter ablation of a septal ventricular tachycardia after myocardial infarction 2012
2012 Epicardial macroreentrant ventricular tachycardia associated with a left ventricular aneurysm 2012
2012 Great cardiac venography by contrast injection through an external irrigation catheter 2012
2011 Evidence for an intramural origin of idiopathic premature ventricular contractions successfully ablated within the great cardiac vein 2011
2011 Atrial tachycardia originating from the junction of the right atrium and a diverticulum of the inferior vena cava 2011
2011 Prolongation of local ventriculoatrial conduction during left lateral accessory pathway ablation: What is the mechanism? 2011
2011 Idiopathic premature ventricular contractions successfully ablated from the epicardial right ventricular outflow tract 2011
2011 Suppression of premature ventricular contractions during atrioventricular conduction block: What is the mechanism? 2011
2011 An atrial tachycardia with altered atrial activation sequences within the coronary sinus: What is the mechanism? 2011
2011 Demonstration of a right ventricular substrate of ventricular tachycardia after myocardial infarction. 2011
2010 Idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the left ventricular summit anatomic concepts relevant to ablation 2010
2010 Idiopathic ventricular tachycardia originating from the left ventricle near the his bundle 2010
2010 Successful catheter ablation of idiopathic premature ventricular contractions originating from the mid-lateral left ventricle in a patient with dextrocardia and situs solitus 2010
2010 A regular narrow QRS complex tachycardia with alternating atrial activation sequences within the coronary sinus: What is the mechanism? 2010
2010 Focal ventricular arrhythmias originating from the left ventricle adjacent to the membranous septum 2010
2010 A couplet of PVCs with different qrs morphologies arising from a single origin in the left ventricular outflow tract 2010
2010 Electrocardiographic and electrophysiological characteristics in idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the papillary muscles in the left ventricle relevance for catheter ablation 2010
2010 Atrial tachycardia initiating atrial fibrillation successfully ablated in the non-coronary cusp of the aorta 2010
2010 Atrial tachycardia originating from the cavo-tricuspid isthmus may exhibit narrow P waves 2010
2010 A regular ventricular tachycardia with variable QRS morphologies originating from the interventricular septum: What is the mechanism? 2010
2010 Alternating LBBB and RBBB QRS morphologies with two different supraventricular rhythms: What is the mechanism? 2010
2010 Idiopathic left ventricular arrhythmias originating adjacent to the left aortic sinus of valsalva: Electrophysiological rationale for the surface electrocardiogram 2010
2010 Idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the papillary muscles in the left ventricle: Prevalence, electrocardiographic and electrophysiological characteristics, and results of the radiofrequency catheter ablation 2010
2010 Limited response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with concomitant right ventricular dysfunction 2010
2010 QRS alternans during idiopathic ventricular tachycardia originating from the right coronary cusp of the aorta 2010
2009 How to diagnose and treat cardiac tamponade in the electrophysiology laboratory 2009
2009 Ventricular far-field activity may provide a diagnostic challenge in identifying an origin of ventricular tachycardia arising from the left ventricular papillary muscle 2009
2009 Real-time integration of intracardiac echocardiography and electroanatomic mapping in PVCs arising from the LV anterior papillary muscle 2009
2009 A case of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: What is the mechanism? 2009
2009 Focal Ventricular tachycardia arising from the epicardial crux of the heart after a remote inferior myocardial infarction 2009
2009 Idiopathic focal ventricular arrhythmias originating from the anterior papillary muscle in the left ventricle 2009
2009 Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator prescription in the elderly 2009
2009 Ventricular fibrillation induced by a radiofrequency energy delivery for idiopathic premature ventricular contractions arising from the left ventricular anterior papillary muscle 2009
2009 Catheter ablation of a posteroseptal accessory pathway in a case with congenital long QT syndrome 2009
2009 Focal atrial fibrillation in dextrocardia 2009
2009 Aspirated air in the pericardial space during epicardial catheterization may elevate the defibrillation threshold 2009
2009 Catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions arising from the mitral annulus after mitral valvoplasty 2009
2009 Transseptal catheterization in the catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in a patient with cor triatriatum sinister 2009
2009 Ventricular arrhythmias originating from the epicardial ventricular outflow tract complicated with peripartum cardiomyopathy 2009
2009 Successful transseptal catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions arising from the mitral annulus: A case with a pure annular origin 2009
2009 Successful catheter ablation of a ventricular tachycardia storm originating from the left ventricular posterior papillary muscle involved with a remote myocardial infarction 2009
2009 Usefulness of Three Posterior Chest Leads for the Detection of Posterior Wall Acute Myocardial Infarction 2009
2008 Electroanatomic mapping in the catheter ablation of premature atrial contractions with a non-pulmonary vein origin 2008
2008 A case of bifocal premature ventricular contractions exhibiting bigeminy with an alternating QRS morphology 2008
2008 Biventricular ICD implantation using the iliofemoral approach: Providing CRT to patients with occluded superior venous access 2008
2008 Successful catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions originating from the tricuspid annulus using a Halo-type catheter 2008
2008 Radiofrequency catheter ablation of the slow pathway for atrioventricular nodal reentry in a patient with an obstructed inferior vena cava 2008
2008 Successful catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in a patient with dextrocardia 2008
2008 Atrial tachycardia with widely-split P waves may mimic a distinct faster atrial tachycardia with half the cycle length of the actual P-P interval 2008
2008 Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating From the Aortic Root. Prevalence, Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiologic Characteristics, and Results of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation 2008
2008 Duplicated coronary sinus with a connecting branch 2008
2008 QRS alternans with 2:1 atrioventricular conduction block: What is the mechanism? 2008
2008 Successful catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in a patient with cor triatriatum sinister 2008
2008 Ventricular tachycardia with an outflow tract septal origin after repair of double outlet right ventricle 2008
2008 Focal atrial tachycardia originating from the epicardial left atrial appendage 2008
2008 Successful radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia originating from underneath the mechanical prosthetic aortic valve 2008
2008 Ventricular tachycardia with a myocardial fibre travelling from the origin in the right aortic sinus cusp to the epicardial breakout site of the right ventricular outflow tract 2008
2008 Efficacy of pulmonary vein isolation in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation patients with a Brugada electrocardiogram 2008
2008 Adenosine can improve the intra-atrial conduction block along the mitral annulus during accessory pathway ablation 2008
2008 Catheter ablation of focal triggers and drivers of atrial fibrillation 2008
2008 Discrepancy between activation and postpacing interval mapping in predicting atrial tachycardia foci: What is the mechanism? 2008
2008 Electrocardiographic characteristics of ventricular arrhythmias originating from the junction of the left and right coronary sinuses of Valsalva in the aorta: The activation pattern as a rationale for the electrocardiographic characteristics 2008
2008 Catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias originating in the vicinity of the His bundle: Significance of mapping the aortic sinus cusp 2008
2008 Intrinsic pulmonary vein automaticity with continuous bigeminal depolarizations after pulmonary vein isolation 2008
2008 Left ventricular outflow tract tachycardia with preferential conduction and multiple exits. 2008
2008 Proarrhythmic aspects of atrial fibrillation surgery: Mechanisms of postoperative macroreentrant tachycardias 2008
2008 Ventricular tachycardia originating from the posterior papillary muscle in the left ventricle: a distinct clinical syndrome. 2008
2007 Pulmonary vein isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation after direct suture closure of congenital atrial septal defect 2007
2007 Non-pulmonary vein epicardial foci of atrial fibrillation identified in the left atrium after pulmonary vein isolation 2007
2007 Electrophysiologic and electrocardiographic characteristics and radiofrequency catheter ablation of focal atrial tachycardia originating from the left atrial appendage 2007
2007 Efficacy of electroanatomic mapping in the catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions originating from the right ventricular outflow tract 2007
2007 Preferential Conduction Across the Ventricular Outflow Septum in Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating From the Aortic Sinus Cusp 2007
2007 Premature ventricular contractions with a right bundle branch block and inferior QRS axis morphology: Where is the site of the origin? 2007
2007 One-puncture, double-transseptal catheterization manoeuvre in the catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation 2007
2007 A wide QRS complex tachycardia with different initiation patterns: What is the mechanism? 2007
2007 Atrial tachycardia with slow pathway conduction mimicking typical atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia 2007
2007 Left ventricular lead implantation in an unusual anatomy of the proximal coronary sinus 2007
2006 Atrial tachycardia originating from the noncoronary aortic cusp and musculature connection with the atria: Relevance for catheter ablation 2006
2005 Regional variation in capture of fibrillating swine left ventricle during electrical stimulation 2005
1998 Transesophageal three-dimensional echocardiography in papillary muscle rupture 1998

Chapter

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2006 Ablation of Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry by the Anatomic Approach.  325-346. 2006

Research Overview

  • Atrial fibrillation, New ablation technology, Ventricular tachycardia
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2019 - 2024
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT LABORATORIES 2019 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2019 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 2015 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBOTT LABORATORIES 2018 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2017 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIOFOCUS, INC. 2012 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2013 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2014 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2012 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2010 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by VYTRONUS, INC. 2012 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2013 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2008 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2011 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2011 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2012 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2013 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by C.R. BARD, INC. 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIOFOCUS, INC. 2009 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2011 - 2012
  • Early Career Translational Research Award in Biomedical Engineering  awarded by VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY 2009 - 2011
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2006 - 2011
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2019 - 2024
  • Private Grant  awarded by RECOR MEDICAL 2016 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by EPIX PHARMACEUTICALS 2018 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by COHEREX MEDICAL, INC 2019 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by ADVANCED CARDIAC THERAPEUTICS 2018 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 2014 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2017 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOTRONIK, INC. 2012 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2013 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2017 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2011 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2016 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2014 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by ADVANCED CARDIAC THERAPEUTICS 2018 - 2019
  • Sensing Atrial High Rate Episodes With DX Systems in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (Sense Trail)  awarded by Weill (Joan and Sanford I.) Medical College of Cornell University 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2010 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2013 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2007 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by PHYSIO-CONTROL, INC. 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by ADVANCED CARDIAC THERAPEUTICS 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by ADVANCED CARDIAC THERAPEUTICS 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOTRONIK, INC. 2009 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOTRONIK, INC. 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOTRONIK, INC. 2009 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2009 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2007 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2007 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2010 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2011 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2007 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2007 - 2012
  • Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation vs. Enhanced Drug Therapy In Structural Heart Disease - The VANISH Trial  awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research 2011 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2009 - 2011
  • Education And Training

  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Internship 1998
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Residency 2000
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2005
  • University of Kentucky/Chandler Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2003
  • Full Name

  • Tom McElderry