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1 Circ Res
2 Circulation
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3 Int J Cardiol
1 J Cardiol
16 J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol
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5 J Interv Card Electrophysiol
2 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
4 J Thromb Thrombolysis
2 Pacing Clin Electrophysiol
1 PLoS One
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    Am Heart J

  1. NGUFOR C, Yao X, Inselman JW, Ross JS, et al
    Identifying treatment heterogeneity in atrial fibrillation using a novel causal machine learning method.
    Am Heart J. 2023 Mar 7:S0002-8703(23)00049-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2023.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Cardiol

  2. ELZENEINI M, Ashraf H, Mahmoud A, Elgendy IY, et al
    Outcomes of Mitral Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair in Patients With Rheumatic Heart Disease.
    Am J Cardiol. 2023;192:166-173.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. JOYCE TR, Joyce JJ, Gleva MJ, Ferns SJ, et al
    Presentation and Prognosis of Excessive Asymptomatic Atrial Ectopy in Children and Adolescents With Structurally and Functionally Normal Hearts.
    Am J Cardiol. 2023;192:160-165.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. MUSCARI A, Evangelisti E, Faccioli L, Forti P, et al
    Probability of Cardioembolic vs. Atherothrombotic Pathogenesis of Cryptogenic Strokes in Older Patients.
    Am J Cardiol. 2023;192:51-59.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. DESAI NR, Sutton MB, Xie J, Fine JT, et al
    Clinical Outcomes, Resource Utilization, and Treatment Over the Disease Course of Symptomatic Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the United States.
    Am J Cardiol. 2023;192:16-23.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. SOKHAL BS, Matetic A, Rashid M, Protheroe J, et al
    Association of Frailty Status on the Causes and Outcomes of Patients Admitted With Cardiovascular Disease.
    Am J Cardiol. 2023;192:7-15.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. UKITA K, Egami Y, Kawanami S, Sugae H, et al
    Predictors of Maintenance of Sinus Rhythm After Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Long-Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation.
    Am J Cardiol. 2023;193:97-101.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. YAO Y, Zhang Z, Xue J, Chen Z, et al
    Echocardiographic Mitral Annular Calcification is Associated With Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence After Catheter Ablation.
    Am J Cardiol. 2023;193:55-60.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Emerg Med

  9. KAPUSTOVA K, Phan B, Allison-Aipa T, Choi M, et al
    Acute rate control with metoprolol versus diltiazem in atrial fibrillation with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2023;67:126-129.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Cardiovasc Res

    Large-scale digital population screening for atrial fibrillation: swinging around the uncertainties.
    Cardiovasc Res. 2023 Mar 3:cvad032. doi: 10.1093.

    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol

  11. FUTING A, Reinsch N, Brokkaar L, Hartl S, et al
    Bronchial Safety After Pulsed-Field Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 13:e011547.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. BERMAN AE, Kabiri M, Wei T, Galvain T, et al
    Economic and Health Value of Delaying Atrial Fibrillation Progression Using Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 9:e011237. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.122.011237
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Res

  13. HEIJMAN J, Zhou X, Morotti S, Molina CE, et al
    Enhanced Ca(2+)-Dependent SK-Channel Gating and Membrane Trafficking in Human Atrial Fibrillation.
    Circ Res. 2023 Mar 17. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.122.321858.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  14. VERMA A, Haines DE, Boersma LV, Sood N, et al
    Pulsed Field Ablation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: PULSED AF Pivotal Trial.
    Circulation. 2023 Mar 6. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.123.063988.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. CHYOU JY, Barkoudah E, Dukes JW, Goldstein LB, et al
    Atrial Fibrillation Occurring During Acute Hospitalization: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
    Circulation. 2023 Mar 13. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000001133.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Cardiol

  16. MENG W, Li X, Ren Z, Zheng Y, et al
    Guiding atrial fibrillation ablation combined with left atrial appendage occlusion procedure by fluoroscopy with or without transesophageal echocardiography achieved comparable outcomes.
    Clin Cardiol. 2023 Mar 9. doi: 10.1002/clc.23993.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  17. MOLITOR N, Hofer D, Cimen T, Gasperetti A, et al
    Evolution and triggers of defibrillator shocks in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
    Heart. 2023 Mar 16:heartjnl-2022-321739. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-321739.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Cardiol

  18. TROISI F, Guida P, Vitulano N, Quadrini F, et al
    Safety and efficacy of direct oral anticoagulants versus vitamin K antagonists in atrial fibrillation electrical cardioversion: An update systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2023 Mar 11:S0167-5273(23)00394.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. KAWAJI T, Shiomi H, Bao B, Hojo S, et al
    Intracardiac energy inefficiency during atrial fibrillation rhythm with heart failure: Assessment by echo-vector flow mapping.
    Int J Cardiol. 2023 Mar 10:S0167-5273(23)00392.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. SANG C, Hu X, Zhang D, Shao Y, et al
    The predictive value of left atrium epicardial adipose tissue on recurrence after catheter ablation in patients with different types of atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2023 Mar 7:S0167-5273(23)00337.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiol

  21. BUKHARI S, Khan B
    Prevalence of Ventricular Arrhythmias and Role of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator in Cardiac Amyloidosis.
    J Cardiol. 2023 Mar 7:S0914-5087(23)00048-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jjcc.2023.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol

  22. MOHAMMAD Z, Ahmad J, Sultan A, Penagaluri A, et al
    Effect of sacubitril-valsartan on the incidence of atrial fibrillation: A meta-analysis.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 5. doi: 10.1111/jce.15880.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. SMITH S, Coyle C, Dhutia N, Kanagaratnam P, et al
    Evaluation of RETRO-Mapping for Electrophysiological Features including Direction of Plane Activity during Atrial Fibrillation using Multipolar Catheters in Humans.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 11. doi: 10.1111/jce.15877.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. RIJKS J, Ghossein MA, Wouters PC, Dural M, et al
    Comparison of the relation of the ESC 2021 and ESC 2013 definitions of left bundle branch block with clinical and echocardiographic outcome in cardiac resynchronization therapy.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 11. doi: 10.1111/jce.15882.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. TAN ES, Soh R, Lee JY, Boey E, et al
    Conduction System versus Biventricular Pacing in Heart Failure with non-Left Bundle Branch Block.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 11. doi: 10.1111/jce.15881.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. KHANRA D, Calvert P, Hughes S, Waktare J, et al
    An approach to help differentiate postinfarct scar from borderzone tissue using Ripple Mapping during ventricular tachycardia ablation.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:664-672.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. TAKAHARA H, Kiuchi K, Fukuzawa K, Takami M, et al
    The impact of the procedural parameters on the lesion characteristics associated with AF recurrence: Late-gadolinium enhancement magnetic resonance imaging (LGE-MRI) analysis.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:527-535.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. LIU AY, Charron J, Fugaro D, Spoolstra S, et al
    Implementation of an intravenous sotalol initiation protocol: Implications for feasibility, safety, and length of stay.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:502-506.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. ALI H, De Lucia C, Cristiano E, Lupo P, et al
    A Single-lead ECG algorithm to differentiate right from left manifest accessory pathways: A reappraisal of the P-Delta interval.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:598-606.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. SORENSEN SK, Johannessen A, Worck R, Hansen ML, et al
    Differential gap location after radiofrequency versus cryoballoon pulmonary vein isolation: Insights from a randomized trial with protocol-mandated repeat procedure.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:519-526.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. GILGE JL, Joshi SA, Nair GV, Clark BA, et al
    Ripple mapping in ventricular tachycardia substrate mapping and ablation of nonischemic ventricular tachycardia.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:652-661.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. KOTAKE Y, Bennett R, Silva K, Bhaskaran A, et al
    Correlation of spatial patterns of endocardial pace mapping to underlying scar topography in patients with scar-related ventricular tachycardia.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:638-649.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. DIAZ JC, Canas F, Duque M, Aristizabal J, et al
    Assisted reality device to guide cardiac implantable device programming in distant rural areas.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:497-501.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. GIANNI C, Burkhardt JD
    You won't see me: Can pacing correlation maps be used to assess scar location?
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:650-651.

  35. MA W, Qiu J, Lu F, Michael Shehata, et al
    Catheter ablation of idiopathic left fascicular ventricular tachycardia: Implications of false tendons for mapping and ablation.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:673-681.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. KATRITSIS G, Linton NWF, Kanagaratnam P
    Substrate modification of ventricular tachycardia: Can Ripple Mapping help improve success rates by identifying critical channels?
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:662-663.

  37. ZOU J, Chen K, Liu X, Xu Y, et al
    Clinical use conditions of lead deployment and simulated lead fracture rate in left bundle branch area pacing.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2023;34:718-725.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Electrocardiol

  38. CHIKATA A, Kato T, Usuda K, Fujita S, et al
    Prediction of atrioventricular conduction disturbance after ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation.
    J Electrocardiol. 2023;79:30-34.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Interv Card Electrophysiol

  39. YOUNIS A, Wilkoff BL
    Algorithms and programming matters: implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in Biotronik and Abbott devices.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 9. doi: 10.1007/s10840-023-01518.

  40. SOLIMENE F, Strisciuglio T, Schillaci V, Arestia A, et al
    One-year outcomes in patients undergoing very high-power short-duration ablation for atrial fibrillation.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 10. doi: 10.1007/s10840-023-01520.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. SOMMERS T, Yaeger A, Lin D, Marchlinski F, et al
    Changes in physical activity around the time of major adverse cardiac events in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 15. doi: 10.1007/s10840-023-01524.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. ASAD ZUA, Imran S, Parmar M, Bajwa A, et al
    Antero-lateral vs. antero-posterior electrode position for cardioversion of atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 16. doi: 10.1007/s10840-023-01523.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. MORINA-VAZQUEZ P, Moraleda-Salas MT, Lopez-Masjuan-Rios A, Esteve-Ruiz I, et al
    Improvement in electrocardiographic parameters of repolarization related to sudden death in patients with ventricular dysfunction and left bundle branch block after cardiac resynchronization through His bundle pacing.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2023 Mar 17. doi: 10.1007/s10840-023-01526.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  44. BADHWAR V, Scott Rankin J, Lee R, McCarthy PM, et al
    Contemporary left atrial appendage management during adult cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(22)00216.

  45. KIM WK, Kim SE, Yoo JS, Jung JH, et al
    Impact of valve repair on mild tricuspid insufficiency in rheumatic mitral surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:1374-1383.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thromb Thrombolysis

  46. CLINE L, Generoso EMG, D'Apice N, Dellinger SK, et al
    Effectiveness and safety of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with venous thromboembolism and creatinine clearance < 30 mL/min.
    J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2023;55:355-364.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. SIEGAL DM, Freedman D, Ansell J
    Urgent procedures or surgeries in patients receiving oral anticoagulants: a systematic literature review.
    J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2023;55:197-202.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. COSTA LSD, Alsultan MM, Hincapie AL, Guo JJ, et al
    Trends in utilization, reimbursement, and price for DOACs and warfarin in the US Medicaid population from 2000 to 2020.
    J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2023;55:339-345.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. BERTEOTTI M, Gori AM, Giusti B, Fortini A, et al
    Clinical impact of high platelet reactivity in patients with atrial fibrillation and concomitant percutaneous coronary intervention on dual or triple antithrombotic therapy.
    J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2023 Mar 11. doi: 10.1007/s11239-023-02784.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol

  50. WANG A, Ferro EG, Xu J, Song Y, et al
    Comparative performance of distinct frailty measures among patients undergoing percutaneous left atrial appendage closure.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2023;46:242-250.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. KATAOKA S, Yagishita D, Yazaki K, Hasegawa S, et al
    Lead switching to resolve undersensing of ventricular tachycardia by a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2023;46:264-267.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  52. GLEVA MJ, Sullivan J, Crawford TC, Walcott G, et al
    Defibrillation effectiveness and safety of the shock waveform used in a contemporary wearable cardioverter defibrillator: Results from animal and human studies.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0281340.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  53. CLAES M, Pollari F, Mamdooh H, Fischlein T, et al
    Baseline CT based risk factors for atrioventricular block after surgical AVR.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Mar 13. doi: 10.1055/a-2052-8848.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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