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2019 Special considerations in mapping and ablation of focal ventricular arrhythmias originating from the left ventricular outflow tract in patients with a transcatheter aortic valve replacementJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  30:2640-2647. 2019
2019 Twelve-lead electrocardiographic localization of idiopathic premature ventricular contraction originsJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  30:2603-2617. 2019
2019 Computed tomography continues to be the preferred tomographic imaging technology for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices despite a potential risk of electrical interference by irradiationJournal of Nuclear Cardiology.  26:1166-1168. 2019
2019 A water extraction process for lycopene from tomato waste using a pressurized method: an application of a numerical simulationZeitschrift für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -Forschung A.  245:1767-1775. 2019
2019 Eccentric Activation Patterns in the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract during Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating From the Left Ventricular SummitCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  12:e007419. 2019
2019 Successful slow pathway ablation in a patient with an interrupted inferior vena cava and persistent left superior vena cavaEP-Europace.  21:1012. 2019
2019 Successful catheter ablation of a ventricular tachycardia by a radiofrequency application from the right atrium in a patient with a tetralogy of FallotJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  30:973-975. 2019
2019 Demonstration of an extension of the ligament of Marshall to the left atrial posterior wallJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  30:773-774. 2019
2019 Successful transcoronary ethanol ablation of a ventricular tachycardia originating from the crux of the heartJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  30:777-778. 2019
2019 Alternating tachycardia cycle length occurring during catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter: What is the mechanism?Journal of Arrhythmia.  35:320-322. 2019
2019 Typical atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia with 2:1 conduction block: What is the mechanism?Journal of Arrhythmia.  35:317-319. 2019
2019 Idiopathic ventricular tachycardia originating from the parietal band in a patient with a corrected truncus arteriosusJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  30:267-268. 2019
2019 Disappearance of a pre-excitation immediately after the initiation of rapid atrial pacing: What is the mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  42:93-95. 2019
2019 Successful bipolar radiofrequency catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions originating from the left ventricular posterior papillary muscleCirculation Journal.  83:1417. 2019
2018 Iron (II) citrate complex as a food supplement: Synthesis, characterization and complex stabilityNutrients.  10. 2018
2018 Acute Hemodynamic Effects of Biventricular Pacing After Left Ventricular Assist DeviceJournal of Cardiac Failure.  24:716-718. 2018
2018 Determination of egg number added to special pasta by means of cholesterol contained in extracted fat using GC-FIDFoods.  7. 2018
2018 Multifocal Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating From the His-Purkinje System: Incidence, Characteristics, and Outcome of Catheter AblationJACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.  4:1248-1260. 2018
2018 Successful catheter ablation of a focal atrial tachycardia originating from the coronary sinus ostium in a patient with a history of Fontan conversion and dextrocardiaEP-Europace.  20:1351. 2018
2018 Focal intra-cavotricuspid isthmus atrial tachycardias occurring after typical atrial flutter ablation: incidence and electrocardiographic and electrophysiological characteristicsJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  52:237-245. 2018
2018 Persistent ventricular preexcitation despite right bundle branch blockIndian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal.  18:146-147. 2018
2018 Typical atrial flutter mimicking a pacemaker-mediated tachycardiaJournal of Arrhythmia.  34:309-311. 2018
2018 Usefulness of pace mapping in catheter ablation of left ventricular papillary muscle ventricular arrhythmias with a preferential conductionJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  29:889-899. 2018
2018 Which ventricle should be mapped first in catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias originating from the ventricular outflow tract?Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  29:600-602. 2018
2018 Idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the infundibular muscles prevalence, electrocardiographic and electrophysiological characteristics, and outcome of catheter ablationCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  11. 2018
2018 Variable degrees of ventricular preexcitation during rapid atrial pacing: What is the mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  41:304-305. 2018
2018 Demonstration of a long narrow critical isthmus of ischemic ventricular tachycardia by pace mappingJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  29:339-340. 2018
2017 Antiinflammatory therapy with canakinumab for atherosclerotic diseaseNew England Journal of Medicine.  377:1119-1131. 2017
2017 Epicardial ventricular tachycardia successfully ablated from the left atrium in a case with a priormitral valve repairEP-Europace.  19:1356. 2017
2017 Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from the Parietal Band: Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiological Characteristics and Outcome of Catheter AblationCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  10. 2017
2017 Safety and Efficacy of Uninterrupted Apixaban Therapy Versus Warfarin During Atrial Fibrillation AblationAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  120:404-407. 2017
2017 A Double Ventricular Response Through Dual AV Nodal Pathways Can Mimic a Premature Ventricular ContractionJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  28:722-723. 2017
2017 Efficacy of an Anatomical Approach in Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from the Left Ventricular Outflow TractCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  10. 2017
2017 Significant Discrepancy Between Estimated and Actual Longevity in St. Jude Medical Implantable Cardioverter-DefibrillatorsJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  28:552-558. 2017
2017 Focal Ventricular Tachycardia Associated With an Apical Aneurysm in a Patient With Hypertrophic CardiomyopathyJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  28:351-352. 2017
2017 Preferential Conduction During Posterior Papillary Muscle Origin Premature Ventricular Contractions Demonstrated by Pace MappingJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  28:235-236. 2017
2017 Successful percutaneous epicardial catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia arising from the crux of the heart in a patient with prior coronary artery bypass graftingJournal of Arrhythmia.  33:66-68. 2017
2017 Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia With a Displaced His-Bundle in an Atrioventricular Canal DefectJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  28:120-121. 2017
2017 Excellent Pace Maps Recorded from Two Remote Sites Inside and Outside the Scar in a Patient with Ischemic VT: What Is the Mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  40:72-74. 2017
2017 Left atrial and pulmonary vein flutter associated with double electrical connections after a lung transplantationEP-Europace.  19:855. 2017
2017 Regular supraventricular tachycardia with irregular atrial activationsEP-Europace.  19:1477. 2017
2016 Anatomical Consideration in Catheter Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular ArrhythmiasArrhythmia & electrophysiology review.  5:203-209. 2016
2016 Idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias: Relevance to the anatomy, diagnosis and treatmentJournal of Cardiology.  68:463-471. 2016
2016 Atrial fibrillation driven by scar-related atrial flutterEP-Europace.  18:1718. 2016
2016 Challenging Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from the Left Ventricular Summit Near the Left Main Coronary ArteryCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  9. 2016
2016 Double-Layer Separate Ventricular Activation Patterns during Ventricular Tachycardia Associated with MyocarditisCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  9. 2016
2016 B-cell lymphoma of the pericardium presenting with ventricular tachycardia with a successful catheter ablationHeartRhythm Case Reports.  2:384-387. 2016
2016 Prevalence and Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiological Characteristics of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from Intramural Foci in the Left Ventricular Outflow TractCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  9. 2016
2016 Typical atrial flutter with muscular type tricuspid atresiaEP-Europace.  18:701. 2016
2016 Discordance between Auto Mode Switch (AMS) Episodes and Atrial Tachyarrhythmia (AT/AF) BurdenPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  39:398-400. 2016
2015 Can Cryoablation Improve the Outcome of Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating from the Papillary Muscles?JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.  1:517-519. 2015
2015 Letter from Yamada et al Regarding Article, "differentiation of Papillary Muscle from Fascicular and Mitral Annular Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients with and Without Structural Heart Disease"Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  8:1301. 2015
2015 Radiofrequency catheter ablation of idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from intramural foci in the left ventricular outflow tractCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  8:344-352. 2015
2015 Successful cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in a patient with an interrupted inferior vena cava and persistent left superior vena cavaJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  26:450-451. 2015
2015 Pseudo typical atrial flutter occurring after cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in a patient with a prior history of Senning operationHeartRhythm Case Reports.  1:54-57. 2015
2015 Study of the effects of a diet supplemented with active components on lipid and glycemic profilesNutrition.  31:180-186. 2015
2015 Successful implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation through a communicating branch of the persistent left superior vena cavaJournal of Arrhythmia.  31:331-332. 2015
2015 Ventricular tachycardia originating from the right ventricular outflow tract in a patient with dextrocardiaEP-Europace.  17:1579. 2015
2014 Possible prevention of food allergies in children with short bowel syndrome: A retrospective pediatric studye-SPEN Journal.  9:e228-e232. 2014
2014 A novel electrocardiographic criterion for differentiating a left from right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia origin: The V2s/V3R indexJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  25:747-753. 2014
2014 Catheter ablation of epicardial ventricular tachycardiaJournal of Arrhythmia.  30:262-271. 2014
2014 Comparison of the change in the dimension of the pulmonary vein ostia immediately after pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation-open irrigated-tip catheters versus non-irrigated conventional 4 mm-tip cathetersJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  41:83-90. 2014
2014 Letter by Yamada and Kay regarding article, "ventricular Arrhythmias Arising from the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract below the Aortic Sinus Cusps: Mapping and Catheter Ablation via Transseptal Approach and Electrocardiographic Characteristics"Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  7:993. 2014
2014 Patterns of pulmonary vein potential disappearance during encircling ipsilateral pulmonary vein isolation can predict recurrence of atrial fibrillationCirculation Journal.  78:601-609. 2014
2014 Regularly irregular atrial tachycardia following an orthotopic heart transplant: What is the mechanism?Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  25:105-106. 2014
2014 Successful cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in a patient with a senning operation and prosthetic tricuspid valve replacementJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  25:329-330. 2014
2014 Successful percutaneous repositioning of a dislodged pacemaker leadEP-Europace.  16:148. 2014
2014 Successful transbaffle catheter ablation of pulmonary vein tachycardiaEP-Europace.  16:644. 2014
2013 Anatomical versus electrophysiological isolation approaches to ablate ventricular arrhythmias originating from near the coronary artery ostiumJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  24. 2013
2013 Simultaneous double atrial flutters depending on the cavotricuspid and mitral isthmusesJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  24:1423-1424. 2013
2013 Techniques of electroanatomic mapping and catheter ablation of atrial tachyarrhythmias with a recipient to donor atria conductionJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  24. 2013
2013 Prevalence and clinical, electrocardiographic, and electrophysiologic characteristics of ventricular arrhythmias originating from the noncoronary sinus of ValsalvaHeart Rhythm.  10:1605-1612. 2013
2013 Atrial flutter following pulmonary vein isolation: what is the mechanism?Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  24:1186-1188. 2013
2013 Cardiovascular implantable electronic device implantation with uninterrupted dabigatran: comparison to uninterrupted warfarinJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  24:1125-1129. 2013
2013 Atrial fibrillation ablation in a patient with an interrupted inferior vena cava and persistent left superior vena cavaJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  24:935. 2013
2013 Dabigatran versus warfarin therapy for uninterrupted oral anticoagulation during atrial fibrillation ablationJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  24:861-865. 2013
2013 Episodic irregular tachycardia and AV block causing bradycardia: What is the mechanism?Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  24:834-836. 2013
2013 Transthoracic epicardial catheter ablation - Indications, techniques, and complicationsCirculation Journal.  77:1672-1680. 2013
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in A Patient with Absent Pericardium.Journal of Atrial Fibrillation.  6:632. 2013
2013 Atrial fibrillation ablation in a patient with absent pericardiumJournal of Atrial Fibrillation.  6:14-16. 2013
2013 Innominate vein to left internal mammary artery bypass graft fistula during laser lead extraction: Salvage with covered coronary artery stentEP-Europace.  15:717. 2013
2013 Multiple shocks following ICD implantationPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  36:632-634. 2013
2013 Edoxaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillationNew England Journal of Medicine.  369:2093-2104. 2013
2013 The incidence and clinical significance of non-isolation of the pulmonary vein carina after encircling ipsilateral pulmonary veins isolation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: A pitfall of the double-Lasso techniqueEP-Europace.  15:33-40. 2013
2012 Electrocardiographic algorithms to localize the origins of idiopathic ventricular arrhythmiasPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  35:1514-1515. 2012
2012 Renin-angiotensin system inhibitors can suppress atrial fibrillation recurrence after encircling ipsilateral pulmonary vein isolation in patients with a non-dilated left atriumJournal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System.  13:487-495. 2012
2012 Optimal ablation strategies for different types of ventricular tachycardiasNature Reviews Cardiology.  9:512-525. 2012
2012 Demonstration of reversible complete left bundle branch block following tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathyEP-Europace.  14:915-917. 2012
2012 Successful reduction of a high defibrillation threshold by a combined implantation of a subcutaneous array and azygos vein leadPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  35. 2012
2012 Idiopathic mitral annular pvcs with multiple breakouts and preferential conduction unmasked by radiofrequency catheter ablationPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  35. 2012
2012 Idiopathic premature ventricular contractions arising from the intraventricular septum adjacent to the his bundlePacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  35. 2012
2012 Successful epicardial catheter ablation of a septal ventricular tachycardia after myocardial infarctionPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  35. 2012
2012 Epicardial macroreentrant ventricular tachycardia associated with a left ventricular aneurysmPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  35. 2012
2012 Great cardiac venography by contrast injection through an external irrigation catheterHeart Rhythm.  9:156-157. 2012
2011 Evidence for an intramural origin of idiopathic premature ventricular contractions successfully ablated within the great cardiac veinPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  34. 2011
2011 Atrial tachycardia originating from the junction of the right atrium and a diverticulum of the inferior vena cavaCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  4. 2011
2011 Prolongation of local ventriculoatrial conduction during left lateral accessory pathway ablation: What is the mechanism?Heart Rhythm.  8:942-943. 2011
2011 Idiopathic premature ventricular contractions successfully ablated from the epicardial right ventricular outflow tractEP-Europace.  13:595-597. 2011
2011 Renin-angiotensin system blocker use may be associated with suppression of atrial fibrillation recurrence after pulmonary vein isolationPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  34:296-303. 2011
2011 Suppression of premature ventricular contractions during atrioventricular conduction block: What is the mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  34:377-379. 2011
2011 An atrial tachycardia with altered atrial activation sequences within the coronary sinus: What is the mechanism?Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  22:220-221. 2011
2011 Sequential ventricular prepotentials recorded within the left coronary cusp of the aorta during idiopathic PVCs: What Is the mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  34:241-243. 2011
2011 Successful ICD lead implantation via an angulated and tortuous collateral vein after subclavian vein occlusionEP-Europace.  13:286-287. 2011
2011 Demonstration of a right ventricular substrate of ventricular tachycardia after myocardial infarction.EP-Europace.  13:133-135. 2011
2010 Idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the left ventricular summit anatomic concepts relevant to ablationCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  3:616-623. 2010
2010 Idiopathic ventricular tachycardia originating from the left ventricle near the his bundlePacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  33. 2010
2010 Successful catheter ablation of idiopathic premature ventricular contractions originating from the mid-lateral left ventricle in a patient with dextrocardia and situs solitusJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  21:1302. 2010
2010 A regular narrow QRS complex tachycardia with alternating atrial activation sequences within the coronary sinus: What is the mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  33:1264-1266. 2010
2010 Focal ventricular arrhythmias originating from the left ventricle adjacent to the membranous septumEP-Europace.  12:1467-1474. 2010
2010 A couplet of PVCs with different qrs morphologies arising from a single origin in the left ventricular outflow tractPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  33. 2010
2010 Electrocardiographic and electrophysiological characteristics in idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias originating from the papillary muscles in the left ventricle relevance for catheter ablationCirculation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  3:324-331. 2010
2010 Atrial tachycardia initiating atrial fibrillation successfully ablated in the non-coronary cusp of the aortaJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  27:123-126. 2010
2010 Atrial tachycardia originating from the cavo-tricuspid isthmus may exhibit narrow P wavesIndian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal.  10:152-155. 2010
2010 Recognition and Prevention of Complications During Epicardial AblationCardiac Electrophysiology Clinics.  2:127-134. 2010
2010 Successful catheter ablation of epicardial ventricular tachycardia worsened by cardiac resynchronization therapyEP-Europace.  12:437-440. 2010
2010 A regular ventricular tachycardia with variable QRS morphologies originating from the interventricular septum: What is the mechanism?Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  21:827-828. 2010
2010 Alternating LBBB and RBBB QRS morphologies with two different supraventricular rhythms: What is the mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  33:94-96. 2010
2010 Atrial tachycardia successfully ablated from the left coronary sinus cusp of the aorta: An unusual site of originJournal of Atrial Fibrillation.  2:851-852. 2010
2010 Idiopathic left ventricular arrhythmias originating adjacent to the left aortic sinus of valsalva: Electrophysiological rationale for the surface electrocardiogramJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  21:170-176. 2010
2010 Idiopathic premature ventricular contractions exhibiting preferential conduction within the aortic rootPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  33. 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 ablationJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  21:62-69. 2010
2010 QRS alternans during idiopathic ventricular tachycardia originating from the right coronary cusp of the aortaEP-Europace.  12:133-135. 2010
2009 Complications during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: Identification and preventionHeart Rhythm.  6. 2009
2009 The difference in autonomic denervation and its effect on atrial fibrillation recurrence between the standard segmental and circumferential pulmonary vein isolation techniquesEP-Europace.  11:1612-1619. 2009
2009 How to diagnose and treat cardiac tamponade in the electrophysiology laboratoryHeart Rhythm.  6:1531-1535. 2009
2009 Premature ventricular contractions arising from the intramural ventricular septumPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  32. 2009
2009 Ventricular far-field activity may provide a diagnostic challenge in identifying an origin of ventricular tachycardia arising from the left ventricular papillary muscleEP-Europace.  11:1403-1405. 2009
2009 Real-time integration of intracardiac echocardiography and electroanatomic mapping in PVCs arising from the LV anterior papillary musclePacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  32:1240-1243. 2009
2009 Vagal modification can be a valid predictor of late recurrence of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation independent of the pulmonary vein isolation techniqueCirculation Journal.  73:1606-1611. 2009
2009 A case of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: What is the mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  32:1056-1059. 2009
2009 Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in the elderlyPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  32:1085-1091. 2009
2009 Coronary angiography is a simple and reliable method to identify which aortic cusp is being mapped.Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  20. 2009
2009 Focal Ventricular tachycardia arising from the epicardial crux of the heart after a remote inferior myocardial infarctionJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  20:944-945. 2009
2009 Idiopathic focal ventricular arrhythmias originating from the anterior papillary muscle in the left ventricleJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  20:866-872. 2009
2009 Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator prescription in the elderlyHeart Rhythm.  6:1136-1143. 2009
2009 Letter to the editorJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  20. 2009
2009 Ventricular fibrillation induced by a radiofrequency energy delivery for idiopathic premature ventricular contractions arising from the left ventricular anterior papillary muscleEP-Europace.  11:1115-1117. 2009
2009 Catheter ablation of a posteroseptal accessory pathway in a case with congenital long QT syndromeJapanese Heart Journal.  50:259-262. 2009
2009 A Case with a narrow qrs complex tachycardia: Is there any preexcitation?: Ep roundsPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  32:922-924. 2009
2009 Focal atrial fibrillation in dextrocardiaAnnals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology.  14:301-304. 2009
2009 Aspirated air in the pericardial space during epicardial catheterization may elevate the defibrillation thresholdInternational Journal of Cardiology.  135. 2009
2009 Catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions arising from the mitral annulus after mitral valvoplastyPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  32:825-827. 2009
2009 Epicardial macro-reentrant ventricular tachycardia exhibiting an endocardial centrifugal activation pattern in a case with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathyJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  20:692-695. 2009
2009 Transseptal catheterization in the catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in a patient with cor triatriatum sinisterJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  25:79-82. 2009
2009 Ventricular arrhythmias originating from the epicardial ventricular outflow tract complicated with peripartum cardiomyopathyJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  25:53-57. 2009
2009 Successful transseptal catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions arising from the mitral annulus: A case with a pure annular originPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  32:680-682. 2009
2009 Vagal modification can also help prevent late recurrence of atrial fibrillation after segmental pulmonary vein isolationCirculation Journal.  73:632-638. 2009
2009 Successful catheter ablation of a ventricular tachycardia storm originating from the left ventricular posterior papillary muscle involved with a remote myocardial infarctionJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  24:143-145. 2009
2009 A Combined Therapy Using Encircling Pulmonary Vein Isolation and Supplemental Segmental Ostial Isolation for the Treatment of Atrial FibrillationJournal of Arrhythmia.  22:225-233. 2009
2009 Idiopathic focal epicardial ventricular tachycardia originating from the crux of the heartHeart Rhythm.  6:44-50. 2009
2008 Vagal reflex provoked by radiofrequency catheter ablation in the right aortic sinus cusp: A Bezold-Jarisch-like phenomenonJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  23:199-204. 2008
2008 Electroanatomic mapping in the catheter ablation of premature atrial contractions with a non-pulmonary vein originEP-Europace.  10:1320-1324. 2008
2008 A case of bifocal premature ventricular contractions exhibiting bigeminy with an alternating QRS morphologyJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  19:1114-1115. 2008
2008 Biventricular ICD implantation using the iliofemoral approach: Providing CRT to patients with occluded superior venous accessPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  31:1351-1354. 2008
2008 Successful catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions originating from the tricuspid annulus using a Halo-type catheterEP-Europace.  10:1228-1229. 2008
2008 Radiofrequency catheter ablation of the slow pathway for atrioventricular nodal reentry in a patient with an obstructed inferior vena cavaJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  22:195-198. 2008
2008 Successful catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in a patient with dextrocardiaEP-Europace.  10:1120-1122. 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 intervalCirculation Journal.  72:1381-1384. 2008
2008 Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating From the Aortic Root. Prevalence, Electrocardiographic and Electrophysiologic Characteristics, and Results of Radiofrequency Catheter AblationJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  52:139-147. 2008
2008 Duplicated coronary sinus with a connecting branchEP-Europace.  10:880-881. 2008
2008 Letter to the editorJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  19. 2008
2008 QRS alternans with 2:1 atrioventricular conduction block: What is the mechanism?Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology.  13:314-316. 2008
2008 Successful ablation of an atrial tachycardia in the right coronary cusp of the aortic valve.Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  19. 2008
2008 Successful catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in a patient with cor triatriatum sinisterHeart Rhythm.  5:903-904. 2008
2008 Ventricular tachycardia with an outflow tract septal origin after repair of double outlet right ventricleCirculation Journal.  72:496-499. 2008
2008 Focal atrial tachycardia originating from the epicardial left atrial appendageHeart Rhythm.  5:766-767. 2008
2008 Successful radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia originating from underneath the mechanical prosthetic aortic valvePacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  31:618-620. 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 tractEP-Europace.  10:469-470. 2008
2008 Efficacy of pulmonary vein isolation in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation patients with a Brugada electrocardiogramCirculation Journal.  72:281-286. 2008
2008 Adenosine can improve the intra-atrial conduction block along the mitral annulus during accessory pathway ablationEP-Europace.  10:303-305. 2008
2008 Catheter ablation of focal triggers and drivers of atrial fibrillationJournal of Electrocardiology.  41:138-143. 2008
2008 Discrepancy between activation and postpacing interval mapping in predicting atrial tachycardia foci: What is the mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  31:351-353. 2008
2008 Multiple macroreentrant ventricular tachycardias exhibiting centrifugal endocardial activations from the scar border zone after myocardial infarctionJournal of Electrocardiology.  41:160-164. 2008
2008 Plasma brain natriuretic peptide level after hybrid therapy with pulmonary vein isolation and antiarrhythmic drugs for atrial fibrillationJapanese Heart Journal.  49:143-151. 2008
2008 Atrial tachycardia developing after cavo-tricuspid isthmus ablation: What is the mechanisms?Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  19:219-220. 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 characteristicsHeart Rhythm.  5:184-192. 2008
2008 Bigeminal pulmonary vein ectopy suppressed by pulmonary vein isolationJapanese Heart Journal.  49:129-132. 2008
2008 Catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias originating in the vicinity of the His bundle: Significance of mapping the aortic sinus cuspHeart Rhythm.  5:37-42. 2008
2008 Intrinsic pulmonary vein automaticity with continuous bigeminal depolarizations after pulmonary vein isolationPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  31:135-137. 2008
2008 Left ventricular outflow tract tachycardia with preferential conduction and multiple exits.Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  1:140-142. 2008
2008 Proarrhythmic aspects of atrial fibrillation surgery: Mechanisms of postoperative macroreentrant tachycardiasCirculation.  117:155-162. 2008
2008 The left ventricular ostium: an anatomic concept relevant to idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias.Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  1:396-404. 2008
2008 Ventricular tachycardia originating from the posterior papillary muscle in the left ventricle: a distinct clinical syndrome.Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.  1:23-29. 2008
2007 Pulmonary vein isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation after direct suture closure of congenital atrial septal defectCirculation Journal.  71:1989-1992. 2007
2007 Macroreentrant ventricular tachycardia mimicking focal ventricular tachycardia in a case with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathyJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  20:43-47. 2007
2007 Non-pulmonary vein epicardial foci of atrial fibrillation identified in the left atrium after pulmonary vein isolationPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  30:1323-1330. 2007
2007 Acute and chronic effects of cardiac resynchronization in patients developing heart failure with long-term pacemaker therapy for acquired complete atrioventricular blockEP-Europace.  9:869-874. 2007
2007 Electrophysiologic and electrocardiographic characteristics and radiofrequency catheter ablation of focal atrial tachycardia originating from the left atrial appendageHeart Rhythm.  4:1284-1291. 2007
2007 Pulmonary vein antrum not always coaxial to the pulmonary vein - A dimensional pitfall to the circumferential isolation techniqueCirculation Journal.  71:1430-1436. 2007
2007 Efficacy of electroanatomic mapping in the catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions originating from the right ventricular outflow tractJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  19:187-194. 2007
2007 Evidence-based approach to ablating atrial fibrillationCurrent Cardiology Reports.  9:366-370. 2007
2007 Plasma brain natriuretic peptide level after radiofrequency catheter ablation of paroxysmal, persistent, and permanent atrial fibrillationEP-Europace.  9:770-774. 2007
2007 Preferential Conduction Across the Ventricular Outflow Septum in Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating From the Aortic Sinus CuspJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  50:884-891. 2007
2007 Premature ventricular contractions with a right bundle branch block and inferior QRS axis morphology: Where is the site of the origin?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  30:1009-1011. 2007
2007 Electrophysiologic characteristics and outcome of segmental ostial superior vena cava isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation initiated by superior vena cava ectopy: comparison with pulmonary vein isolationJournal of Electrocardiology.  40:319-325. 2007
2007 One-puncture, double-transseptal catheterization manoeuvre in the catheter ablation of atrial fibrillationEP-Europace.  9:487-489. 2007
2007 A wide QRS complex tachycardia with different initiation patterns: What is the mechanism?Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  30:796-798. 2007
2007 A very narrow preexisting isthmus in a case with typical atrial flutterPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  30:709-712. 2007
2007 Atrial tachycardia with slow pathway conduction mimicking typical atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardiaEP-Europace.  9:299-301. 2007
2007 Prevalence and Severity of Left Atrial Edema Detected by Electron Beam Tomography Early After Pulmonary Vein AblationJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  49:1436-1442. 2007
2007 Pulmonary vein isolation with a multielectrode basket catheterIndian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal.  7:97-109. 2007
2007 Left ventricular lead implantation in an unusual anatomy of the proximal coronary sinusJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  18:191-193. 2007
2007 A novel catheter for simultaneous angiography of ipsilateral pulmonary veinsEP-Europace.  9:62-63. 2007
2007 Detour conduction can mimic complete conduction block at the cavo-tricuspid isthmusPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  30:140-142. 2007
2006 Atrial tachycardia originating from the noncoronary aortic cusp and musculature connection with the atria: Relevance for catheter ablationHeart Rhythm.  3:1494-1496. 2006
2006 Adenosine can also improve the conduction between the superior vena cava and right atrium after isolationJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  17:1246-1249. 2006
2006 Focal atrial fibrillation originating from the coronary sinus musculatureHeart Rhythm.  3:1088-1091. 2006
2006 Plasma Atrial Natriuretic Peptide and Brain Natriuretic Peptide Levels After Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Atrial FibrillationAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  97:1741-1744. 2006
2006 Usefulness of Esophageal Leads for Determining the Strategy of Pulmonary Vein Ablation to Avoid Complications Associated With the EsophagusAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  97:1494-1497. 2006
2006 Can segmental pulmonary vein ablation reduce the recurrence of atrial fibrillation when using a higher RF power, larger tip electrode catheter, and additional RF deliveries?Japanese Heart Journal.  47:219-228. 2006
2006 Electrophysiological pulmonary vein antrum isolation with a multielectrode basket catheter is feasible and effective for curing paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: Efficacy of minimally extensive pulmonary vein isolationHeart Rhythm.  3:377-384. 2006
2006 The distal protection during primary percutaneous coronary intervention alleviates the adverse effects of large thrombus burden on myocardial reperfusionCirculation Journal.  70:232-238. 2006
2006 Incidence, location, and cause of recovery of electrical connections between the pulmonary veins and the left atrium after pulmonary vein isolationEP-Europace.  8:182-188. 2006
2006 Focal atrial fibrillation associated with multiple breakout sites at the crista terminalisPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  29:207-210. 2006
2005 Computerized three-dimensional potential mapping with a multielectrode basket catheter can be useful for pulmonary vein electrical disconnectionJournal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  12:23-33. 2005
2004 Simple and accurate catheter mapping technique to predict atrial fibrillation foci in the pulmonary veins or posterior right atriumHeart Rhythm.  1:427-434. 2004
2004 Electrophysiologic characteristics of atrial tachycardia originating from the right pulmonary veins or posterior right atrium: Double potentials obtained from the posterior wall of the right atrium can be useful to predict foci of atrial tachycardia in the right pulmonary veins or posterior right atriumJournal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.  15:745-751. 2004
2004 A Case of Acute Coronary Occlusion caused by Stent Destruction with a Distal Protection BalloonJapanese Journal of Interventional Cardiology.  19:73-77. 2004
2001 Arterial remodeling influences the development of intimal hyperplasia after stent implantationJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  37:70-75. 2001
2000 Antiarrhythmic efficacy of dipyridamole in treatment of reperfusion arrhythmias: Evidence for cAMP-mediated triggered activity as a mechanism responsible for reperfusion arrhythmiasCirculation.  101:624-630. 2000
1999 Localization of precise origin of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia from the right ventricular outflow tract by a 12-lead ECG: A study of pace mapping using a multielectrode 'basket' catheterPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  22:1760-1768. 1999
1997 Are directional coronary atherectomy and Palmaz-Schatz stent more efficacious than conventional balloon angioplasty for treating de novo coronary artery lesions?Journal of Cardiology.  30:117-124. 1997
1996 Efficacy of directional coronary atherectomy for totally occluded coronary arteries: Comparison with the conventional percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplastyJapanese Journal of Interventional Cardiology.  11:233-238. 1996
1995 Sudden death three days after DCA caused by acute myocardial infarction secondary to coronary perforationJapanese Journal of Interventional Cardiology.  10:318-323. 1995
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Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Aortic sinus cusps for catheter ablation of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias.  53-63. 2018
2009 Double-Outlet Right Ventricle Ventricular Tachycardia.  185-188. 2009

Research Overview

  • Electrophysiology and Mechanism of Clinical Supraventricular and Ventricular Arrhythmias
    Non-pharmacological Therapy of Supraventricular and Ventricular
    Arrhythmias
    Cardiac Pacing
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOTRONIK, INC. 2019 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOTRONIK, INC. 2012 - 2020
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by RECOR MEDICAL 2016 - 2023
  • 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 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 St. Jude Medical 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2017 - 2021
  • 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 BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION 2013 - 2018
  • 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 St. Jude Medical 2013 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2014 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2010 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOTRONIK, INC. 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. 2012 - 2013
  • Fellowship Grant Takumi Yamada 2010/2011  awarded by St. Jude Medical Foundation 2010 - 2011
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Nagoya University 1991
  • Nagoya Daina Red Cross Hospital, Internship 1993
  • Nagoya Daina Red Cross Hospital, Residency 1995
  • Full Name

  • Takumi Yamada