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3 Am J Cardiol
1 Am J Emerg Med
2 Ann Intern Med
1 Ann Thorac Surg
1 Br J Pharmacol
4 Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol
1 Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
1 Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes
3 Circulation
6 Eur Heart J
5 Heart
2 Int J Cardiol
1 J Am Coll Cardiol
3 J Cardiol
23 J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol
2 J Electrocardiol
2 J Interv Card Electrophysiol
5 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 J Thromb Thrombolysis
1 Lancet
2 N Engl J Med
8 Pacing Clin Electrophysiol
1 PLoS One
1 Stroke

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    Am J Cardiol

  1. LORENTE-ROS A, Alonso-Salinas GL, Monteagudo Ruiz JM, Abellas-Sequeiros M, et al
    Effect of Duration of Anticoagulation in the Incidence of Stroke in Patients With Left-Ventricular Thrombus.
    Am J Cardiol. 2022;185:115-121.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. SHURRAB M, Jackevicius CA, Austin PC, Tu K, et al
    Association Between Concurrent Use of Amiodarone and DOACs and Risk of Bleeding in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.
    Am J Cardiol. 2022;186:58-65.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. SEHRAWAT O, Mehra NS, Kowlgi NG, Hodge DO, et al
    Association Between Coffee Consumption and Incident Atrial Fibrillation (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [MESA]).
    Am J Cardiol. 2022;186:5-10.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Emerg Med

  4. GOOLEY B, Lofy T, Gross J, Sonnenberg T, et al
    Ventricular fibrillation in a 21-year-old after inhalation of an isobutyl nitrite "popper" product.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2022 Nov 3. pii: S0735-6757(22)00693.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Intern Med

  5. Correction: Risk for Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism and Bleeding With Apixaban Compared With Rivaroxaban and Effectiveness and Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants Versus Warfarin in Patients With Valvular Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Intern Med. 2022;175:1627-1628.

  6. HEALEY JS, Krahn AD, Bashir J, Amit G, et al
    Perioperative Safety and Early Patient and Device Outcomes Among Subcutaneous Versus Transvenous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Implantations : A Randomized, Multicenter Trial.
    Ann Intern Med. 2022 Nov 8. doi: 10.7326/M22-1566.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  7. PEREZGROVAS-OLARIA R, Chadow D, Lau C, Rahouma M, et al
    Characteristics of postoperative atrial fibrillation and the effect of posterior pericardiotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Nov 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)01426.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Br J Pharmacol

  8. SAADEH K, Nantha Kumar N, Fazmin IT, Edling CE, et al
    Anti-malarial drugs: Mechanisms underlying their proarrhythmic effects.
    Br J Pharmacol. 2022;179:5237-5258.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol

  9. LIANG Y, Wang J, Gong X, Lu H, et al
    Left Bundle Branch Pacing Versus Biventricular Pacing for Acute Cardiac Resynchronization in Patients With Heart Failure.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2022 Oct 28:e011181.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. DUONG SQ, Shi Y, Giacone H, Navarre B, et al
    Criteria for Early Pacemaker Implantation in Patients With Postoperative Heart Block After Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2022 Oct 28:e011145.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. KAWAMURA I, Reddy VY, Lampert JM, Musikantow D, et al
    Potential Utility of Catheter-Induced Ectopy During Ventricular Electroanatomical Mapping.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2022;15:e011205.

  12. KRIEGER EV, Zeppenfeld K, DeWitt ES, Duarte VE, et al
    Arrhythmias in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2022;15:e000084.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging

  13. QUINTANA RA, Dong T, Vajapey R, Reyaldeen R, et al
    Intra- and Postprocedural Multimodality Imaging in Atrial Fibrillation.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2022;15:e014804.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes

  14. KNOEPKE CE, Wallace BC, Allen LA, Lewis CL, et al
    Experiences Implementing a Suite of Decision Aids for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: Qualitative Insights From the DECIDE-ICD Trial.
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2022;15:e009352.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  15. ZHANG S, Liu S, Leach JP, Li K, et al
    Gene Therapy Knockdown of Hippo Signaling Resolves Arrhythmic Events in Pigs After Myocardial Infarction.
    Circulation. 2022;146:1558-1560.

  16. Correction to: Early Versus Delayed Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulant Therapy After Acute Ischemic Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation (TIMING): A Registry-Based Randomized Controlled Noninferiority Study.
    Circulation. 2022;146:e279.

  17. POKORNEY SD, Chertow GM, Al-Khalidi HR, Gallup D, et al
    Apixaban for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation on Hemodialysis: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Circulation. 2022 Nov 6. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.054990.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  18. LYTH J, Svennberg E, Bernfort L, Aronsson M, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of population screening for atrial fibrillation: the STROKESTOP study.
    Eur Heart J. 2022 Nov 9. pii: 6806218. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. HOLMSTROM L, Chugh SS
    How to minimize in-hospital mortality from acute myocardial infarction: focus on primary prevention of ventricular fibrillation.
    Eur Heart J. 2022 Nov 15. pii: 6827956. doi: 10.1093.

  20. HARRINGTON J, Granger CB
    Bleeding and risk for future cardiovascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation on oral anticoagulation: major bleeding is a major problem.
    Eur Heart J. 2022 Nov 16. pii: 6830575. doi: 10.1093.

  21. HIJAZI Z, Benz AP, Lindback J, Alexander JH, et al
    Bone morphogenetic protein 10: a novel risk marker of ischaemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Eur Heart J. 2022 Nov 16. pii: 6830621. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. GOLDENBERG L, Huang DT
    Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator for the prevention of sudden cardiac death: ready for prime-time?
    Eur Heart J. 2022 Nov 16. pii: 6830653. doi: 10.1093.

  23. SINNER MF, von Falkenhausen AS
    A specific new biomarker for atrial fibrillation and its sequelae?
    Eur Heart J. 2022 Nov 18. pii: 6833208. doi: 10.1093.


  24. KITAI T, Nabeta T, Naruse Y, Taniguchi T, et al
    Comparisons between biopsy-proven versus clinically diagnosed cardiac sarcoidosis.
    Heart. 2022;108:1887-1894.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. GUPTA D, Ding WY, Calvert P, Williams E, et al
    Cryoballoon Pulmonary Vein Isolation as First-Line Treatment for Typical Atrial Flutter.
    Heart. 2022 Nov 17. pii: heartjnl-2022-321729. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-321729
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. WEBER C, Hung J, Hickling S, Li I, et al
    Emergent readmission and long-term mortality risk after incident atrial fibrillation hospitalisation.
    Heart. 2022 Nov 16. pii: heartjnl-2022-321560. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-321560
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. WALDMANN V, Khairy P
    Atrial fibrillation in Ebstein anomaly: weathering the storm.
    Heart. 2022 Nov 15. pii: heartjnl-2022-321876. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-321876

  28. MARTIN DE MIGUEL I, Madhavan M, Miranda WR, Connolly HM, et al
    Prognostic implications of atrial fibrillation in adults with Ebstein anomaly.
    Heart. 2022 Nov 11. pii: heartjnl-2022-321493. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-321493
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Cardiol

  29. ANAGNOSTOPOULOS I, Kousta M, Kossyvakis C, Lakka E, et al
    Weekly physical activity and incident atrial fibrillation in females - A dose-response meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2022 Nov 7. pii: S0167-5273(22)01694.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Screening for high-grade asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2022 Nov 4. pii: S0167-5273(22)01691.

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  31. SIEIRA J, Stroker E, Bala G, Overeinder I, et al
    Brugada Syndrome During Infancy and Childhood: 30 Years' Experience.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;80:1961-1962.

    J Cardiol

  32. CHEN WT, Li CH, Chou YH, Lin WL, et al
    Post-ablation augmentation of skin sympathetic nerve activity predicts a poor outcome of idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias.
    J Cardiol. 2022 Nov 10. pii: S0914-5087(22)00274.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. LEIVA O, Jenkins A, Rosovsky RP, Leaf RK, et al
    Predictors of increased risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes among patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms and atrial fibrillation.
    J Cardiol. 2022 Oct 29. pii: S0914-5087(22)00269.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. UENO H, Imamura T, Tanaka S, Fukuda N, et al
    Left atrial appendage closure for stroke prevention in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: A current overview.
    J Cardiol. 2022 Nov 15. pii: S0914-5087(22)00277.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol

    Should we limit antiarrhythmic drug choice in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy?
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 6. doi: 10.1111/jce.15732.

  36. WANN DG, Medoff BS, Mehdi NA, Sezer A, et al
    Dofetilide use is not associated with increased mortality in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy and atrial fibrillation.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 6. doi: 10.1111/jce.15733.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. NOUBIAP JJ, Thomas G, Middeldorp ME, Fitzgerald JL, et al
    Atrial fibrillation detection using insertable cardiac monitor after stroke: A real-world cohort study.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 9. doi: 10.1111/jce.15744.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. KAWANO K, Shinohara T, Kondo H, Ishii Y, et al
    Risk stratification of ventricular fibrillation in patients with symptomatic Brugada syndrome using pharmacological tests.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 9. doi: 10.1111/jce.15746.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. LO M, Nair D, Mansour M, Calkins H, et al
    Contact force catheter ablation for the treatment of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: Results from the Persist-End Study.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 9. doi: 10.1111/jce.15742.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. ZOU F, Di Biase L, Mohanty S, Zhang XD, et al
    Prevalence of atrial fibrillation and procedural outcome in patients undergoing catheter ablation for premature ventricular complexes.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 15. doi: 10.1111/jce.15749.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. FUKAYA H, Mori H, Oikawa J, Kawano D, et al
    Optimal local impedance parameters for successful pulmonary vein isolation in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 15. doi: 10.1111/jce.15748.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. DHILLON GS, Honarbakhsh S, Graham A, Abbass H, et al
    ECG-I phenotyping of persistent AF based on driver burden and distribution to predict response to pulmonary vein isolation (PHENOTYPE-AF).
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2263-2273.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. PARREIRA L, Carmo P, Marinheiro R, Chambel D, et al
    A simplified approach to radiofrequency catheter ablation of idiopathic ventricular outflow tract premature ventricular contractions.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2308-2321.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. FRANCKE A, Naumann G, Weidauer MC, Scharfe F, et al
    Esophageal safety in CLOSE-guided 50 W high-power-short-duration pulmonary vein isolation: The PREHEAT-PVI-registry.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2276-2284.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Electrogram-based AF ablation: finally, reproducibility!
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2261-2262.

  46. YAMAOKA K, Hojo R, Mizunuma Y, Sasaki T, et al
    Left atrial macroreentrant tachycardia via Bachmann bundle revealed by epicardial mapping.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2407-2410.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. BERA D, Mukherjee SS, Khetan A, Lahiri G, et al
    Inferior lead discordance in maximally pre-excited electrocardiogram: A conundrum.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2423-2424.

  48. DALLAN LAP, Rana MA, Arruda M, Yoon SH, et al
    Reply to: "Seize the day, ...s(e)ize the device: The emerging imaging modality to improve left atrial appendage device sizing".
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2419.

  49. TONDO C
    Reply to: "Seize the day....s(e)ize the device: The emerging imaging modality to improve left atrial appendage device sizing".
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2420.

  50. OZCAN CETIN EH, Kara M, Merovci I, Kulekci F, et al
    A wide QRS tachycardia with the short and long ventriculoatrial interval in the presence of an atriofascicular pathway: What is the mechanism?
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2398-2402.

  51. PURTELL C, Mehta M, Steele R, Schoenfeld M, et al
    Urgent desensitization for severe amiodarone intolerance with a 12-step protocol.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2415-2418.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. GULCU O, Merovci I, Tuncez A, Kara M, et al
    Dynamic changes in atrial activation sequence during supraventricular tachycardia.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2403-2406.

  53. IP JE
    Atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia: Are there unknown long-term consequences of ablating the (incompletely) known?
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2305-2307.

  54. AKSU T, Mutluer FO, Tanboga HI, Gupta D, et al
    Pericarditis following left atrial ablation.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2394-2397.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. NEWLON C, Asaki SY, Pilcher TA, Ou Z, et al
    The high-density grid catheter: A safe adjunctive tool in pediatric and complex congenital heart disease patients.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2344-2350.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. KHALIL C, Vipparthy SC, Kenigsberg D, Ravi V, et al
    Feasibility and safety of laser balloon pulmonary vein isolation in patients with prior left atrial appendage occlusion device implantation.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2389-2393.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. TARABANIS C, Klapholz J, Zahid S, Jankelson L, et al
    A systematic review of the use of 3D printing in left atrial appendage occlusion procedures.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2022;33:2367-2374.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Electrocardiol

  58. DOGGART P, Kennedy A, Bond R, Finlay D, et al
    A two-staged classifier to reduce false positives: On device detection of atrial fibrillation using phase-based distribution of poincare plots and deep learning.
    J Electrocardiol. 2022;76:17-21.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. BEACH CM, Stewart E, Marcuccio E, Beerman L, et al
    Lyme carditis presenting as paroxysmal junctional tachycardia and complete atrioventricular block in an adolescent.
    J Electrocardiol. 2022;76:14-16.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Interv Card Electrophysiol

    Mixology: seeking the right prescription for atrial fibrillation.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 12. pii: 10.1007/s10840-022-01415.

  61. KATRITSIS D, Tretter JT, Marine JE, Calkins H, et al
    Quantitative assessment of the fast pathway in atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia.
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 10. pii: 10.1007/s10840-022-01408.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  62. HIRJI SA, Cote CL, Javadikasgari H, Malarczyk A, et al
    Atrial functional versus ventricular functional mitral regurgitation: Prognostic implications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)33453.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB
    Commentary: Concomitant atrial fibrillation ablation: The juice is worth the squeeze.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1861-1862.

    Commentary: Concomitant surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation significantly improves late survival.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1859-1860.

  65. BAKIR NH, Khiabani AJ, MacGregor RM, Kelly MO, et al
    Concomitant surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation is associated with increased risk of acute kidney injury but improved late survival.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1847-1857.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Commentary: Are the atrial fibrillation ablation guidelines wrong?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1858-1859.

    J Thromb Thrombolysis

  67. LIANOS I, Varlamos C, Benetou DR, Mantis C, et al
    Platelet function testing in atrial fibrillation patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
    J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2022 Nov 12. pii: 10.1007/s11239-022-02723.
    PubMed         Abstract available


    Smartwatch electrocardiogram records ST depression, premature ventricular complexes, and ventricular fibrillation.
    Lancet. 2022;400:e12.

    N Engl J Med

  69. ANDRADE JG, Deyell MW, Macle L, Wells GA, et al
    Progression of Atrial Fibrillation after Cryoablation or Drug Therapy.
    N Engl J Med. 2022 Nov 7. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2212540.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  70. CHESKES S, Verbeek PR, Drennan IR, McLeod SL, et al
    Defibrillation Strategies for Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation.
    N Engl J Med. 2022 Nov 6. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2207304.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol

  71. ELGAARD AF, Dinesen PT, Riahi S, Hansen J, et al
    External cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and flutter in patients with cardiac implantable electrical devices.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 4. doi: 10.1111/pace.14616.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. HASHIGUCHI N, Chiang CH, Rottner L, Reissmann B, et al
    Reverse structural left atrial remodeling and atrial tachycardia in patients with repeat ablation for atrial fibrillation.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2022 Nov 10. doi: 10.1111/pace.14619.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  73. MECHULAN A, Prevot S, Peret A, Nait-Saidi L, et al
    Micra AV leadless pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2022;45:1310-1315.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  74. KATO H, Yanagisawa S, Ota R, Murakami H, et al
    Septal coronary artery fistula after left bundle branch area pacing assessed by multi-imaging modalities and shunt volume quantification.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2022;45:1299-1302.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  75. KEWCHAROEN J, Shah K, Bhardwaj R, Contractor T, et al
    Left atrial appendage occlusion in patients with blood cell dyscrasia.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2022;45:1316-1319.

  76. WANG S, Yang G, Ju W, Sun X, et al
    Catheter ablation of atrial tachycardia originated from the left atrial epicardium.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2022;45:1303-1305.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  77. SUZUKI N, Otsuki S, Izumi D, Akagawa R, et al
    Clinical impact of nocturnal ventricular tachyarrythmias in electrical storm.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2022;45:1330-1337.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  78. AKERSTROM F, Drca N, Jensen-Urstad M, Braunschweig F, et al
    Feasibility of a novel algorithm for automated reconstruction of the left atrial anatomy based on intracardiac echocardiography.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2022;45:1288-1294.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  79. TSAI HJ, Wong YS, Ong CT
    Clinical course and risk factors for sleep disturbance in patients with ischemic stroke.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0277309.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  80. GUROL ME, Sposato LA
    Advances in Neurocardiology: Focus on Anticoagulation for Valvular Heart Disease With and Without Atrial Fibrillation.
    Stroke. 2022 Nov 7. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.122.039310.

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