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3 Am Heart J
1 Am J Emerg Med
1 Ann Thorac Surg
1 Cardiovasc Res
4 Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol
1 Circulation
1 Eur Heart J
1 Heart
1 Int J Cardiol
2 J Electrocardiol
10 J Interv Card Electrophysiol
5 Pacing Clin Electrophysiol
3 PLoS Med
3 PLoS One
1 Stroke

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    Am Heart J

  1. MERT GO, Babayigit E, Gorenek B
    The value of performing thorough echocardiography in patients with coronary heart disease and atrial fibrillation.
    Am Heart J. 2021;241:121.

  2. TOMASDOTTIR M, Held C, Wallentin L, Hijazi Z, et al
    Natriuretic peptides and incident atrial fibrillation.
    Am Heart J. 2021;241:120.

  3. CHIENG D, Sugumar H, Ling LH, Segan L, et al
    Catheter Ablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: a Multicentre Randomised Trial of Pulmonary Vein Isolation (PVI) versus PVI with Posterior Left Atrial Wall Isolation (PWI) - the CAPLA Study: CAPLA: randomised trial for persistent AF.
    Am Heart J. 2021 Oct 4. pii: S0002-8703(21)00245.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Emerg Med

  4. KIM DH, Chon SB, Choi JH, Kwak YH, et al
    External validation and update of the early detection rule for severe hyperkalemia among patients with symptomatic bradycardia.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2021 Mar 9. pii: S0735-6757(21)00192.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  5. SUGHIMOTO K, Ueda T, Fujiwara T, Kabasawa M, et al
    Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on Fontan Circulation: Fontan Computational Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Sep 30. pii: S0003-4975(21)01679.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Cardiovasc Res

  6. ZHANG D, Tu H, Wang C, Cao L, et al
    Inhibition of N-type calcium channels in cardiac sympathetic neurons attenuates ventricular arrhythmogenesis in heart failure.
    Cardiovasc Res. 2020 Jan 29. pii: 5717428. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol

  7. SCHMIDT B, Petru J, Chun KRJ, Sediva L, et al
    Pivotal Study of a Novel Motor-Driven Endoscopic Ablation System.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2021;14:e009544.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. JOGLAR JA, Wan EY, Chung MK, Gutierrez A, et al
    Management of Arrhythmias After Heart Transplant: Current State and Considerations for Future Research.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2021 Mar 9:CIRCEP120007954.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. TSUSHIMA T, Al-Kindi S, Nadeem F, Attizzani GF, et al
    Machine Learning Algorithms for Prediction of Permanent Pacemaker Implantation After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2021 Mar 9:CIRCEP120008941.

  10. BENNETT R, Campbell T, De Silva K, Bhaskaran A, et al
    Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia Guided by Substrate Electrical Inexcitability.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2021;14:e009408.


  11. GENCER B, Djousse L, Al-Ramady OT, Cook NR, et al
    Effect of Long-Term Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acids Supplementation on the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation in Randomized Controlled Trials of Cardiovascular Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Circulation. 2021 Oct 6. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.055654.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  12. LINDE C
    Pace and ablate better than drugs in patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation: lessons from the APAF-CRT mortality trial.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Oct 6. pii: 6382271. doi: 10.1093.


  13. NADARAJAH R, Alsaeed E, Hurdus B, Aktaa S, et al
    Prediction of incident atrial fibrillation in community-based electronic health records: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
    Heart. 2021 Oct 4. pii: heartjnl-2021-320036. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-320036.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Cardiol

  14. DONG Z, Lu Y, Tang B
    The effect of Beta-blocker on sudden cardiac death in arrhythmogenic right ventricle cardiomyopathy remains to be considered.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Oct 4. pii: S0167-5273(21)01502.

    J Electrocardiol

  15. EFREMIDIS M, Bazoukis G, Vlachos K, Prappa E, et al
    Atrial substrate characterization in patients with atrial fibrillation and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Evidence for an extensive fibrotic disease.
    J Electrocardiol. 2021;69:87-92.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. MASSARO G, Stifano G, Ambrogi V, Anemona L, et al
    A thymic hyperplasia-related reversible complete atrioventricular block: When compression is more important than compressor.
    J Electrocardiol. 2021;69:68-70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Interv Card Electrophysiol

  17. WEI W, Sang C, Zheng S, Tung R, et al
    Electrophysiological manifestations of rare supra-ventricular tachycardias with concealed nodo-ventricular fibers.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021;62:31-38.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. YAMASAKI H, Aonuma K, Shinoda Y, Komatsu Y, et al
    Lesion durability after antral pulmonary vein isolation using a radiofrequency hot balloon catheter.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021;62:21-30.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. DURAL M, van Stipdonk AMW, Salden FCWM, Ter Horst I, et al
    Association of ECG characteristics with clinical and echocardiographic outcome to CRT in a non-LBBB patient population.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021;62:9-19.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. PAKARINEN S, Lehto M, Ruiter J, de Voogt WG, et al
    Enhanced detection of atrial tachyarrhythmias with pacing devices by using more accurate atrial sensing.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021 Oct 1. pii: 10.1007/s10840-021-01066.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. CHEN Q, Pollet M, Mehta A, Wang S, et al
    Delayed removal of a percutaneous left ventricular assist device for patients undergoing catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia is associated with increased 90-day mortality.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021;62:49-56.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. JIA R, Xu Y, Luo Y, Yang C, et al
    The ratio of main pulmonary artery to ascending aorta diameter is associated with the right ventricular outflow tract ventriculararrhythmias.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021;62:57-62.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. CALVO D, Picazo M, Garcia-Iglesias D, Perez D, et al
    The clinical impact of untreated slow ventricular tachycardia in patients carrying implantable cardiac defibrillators.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021;62:103-111.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. KAFALI HC, Ozgur S, Sahin GT, Akay EO, et al
    Cryoablation with an 8-mm tip catheter for typical AVNRT in children: a single center 5-year experience.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021;62:113-122.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. AIDONIDIS I, Simopoulos V, Stravela S, Dipla K, et al
    Ranolazine depresses conduction of rapid atrial depolarizations in a beating rabbit heart model.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021;62:153-159.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. PATEL N, Mariner D, Vijayaraman P
    Successful percutaneous extraction of a circular mapping catheter entrapped in a Chiari network.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2021;62:213-214.

    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol

  27. GRAS M, Garcia R, Waldmann V, Bergere V, et al
    Independent factors of low radiation dose during atrial fibrillation ablation with cryoballoon or radiofrequency: Results from the "Go for zero fluoroscopy" registry.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Sep 26. doi: 10.1111/pace.14366.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. VADAKKEN ME, Belley-Cote EP, McIntyre WF
    New-onset atrial fibrillation in the medical intensive care unit: Catch me if you can.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Sep 29. doi: 10.1111/pace.14370.

  29. SHINOHARA M, Fujino T, Wada R, Yano K, et al
    Predictive value of the cardio-ankle vascular index for recurrence of atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Oct 3. doi: 10.1111/pace.14373.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. SOLIMENE F, Santoro MG, Stabile G, Malacrida M, et al
    Early rhythm-control ablation therapy to prevent atrial fibrillation recurrences: Insights from the CHARISMA Registry.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Oct 4. doi: 10.1111/pace.14374.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. SENOZ O, Ersecgin A
    Systemic immune-inflammation index as a tool for predicting the need for a permanent pacemaker in patients with drug-induced atrioventricular block.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Oct 8. doi: 10.1111/pace.14377.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Med

  32. AHN HJ, Lee SR, Choi EK, Han KD, et al
    Association between exercise habits and stroke, heart failure, and mortality in Korean patients with incident atrial fibrillation: A nationwide population-based cohort study.
    PLoS Med. 2021;18:e1003659.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. GUE YX, Lip GYH
    Hypertension and atrial fibrillation: Closing a virtuous circle.
    PLoS Med. 2021;18:e1003598.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. PINHO-GOMES AC, Azevedo L, Copland E, Canoy D, et al
    Blood pressure-lowering treatment for the prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation: An individual participant data meta-analysis.
    PLoS Med. 2021;18:e1003599.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  35. ALAMMARI M, Sultana K, Alturaiki A, Thomas A, et al
    The development and validation of a multivariable model to predict the bleeding risk score for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation using direct oral anticoagulants in the Arab population.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250502.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. RUFF C, Gerharz A, Groll A, Stoll F, et al
    Disease-dependent variations in the timing and causes of readmissions in Germany: A claims data analysis for six different conditions.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250298.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. HAIDL H, Gaugler J, Cvirn G, Jasser-Nitsche H, et al
    Impact of electric cardioversion on platelet activation.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250353.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  38. FAUCHIER L, Bisson A, Bodin A, Herbert J, et al
    Ischemic Stroke in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy According to Presence or Absence of Atrial Fibrillation.
    Stroke. 2021 Oct 4:STROKEAHA121034213. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.034213.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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