Full Text Journal Articles by
Author Krit Jongnarangsin

Advertisement

Find full text journal articles






Late Gadolinium Enhancement Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Ablation Lesions after Post-Infarction Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation:Implications for VT Recurrence.

Michael Ghannam, Jackson Liang, Anil Attili, Hubert Cochet, Pierre Jais, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Background</h4>Late gadolinium enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance (LGE-CMR) imaging distinguishes between intrinsic post-infarction scar and radiofrequency ablation lesion related scar (dark core lesions (DCLs)) in patients with prior ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation procedures.<h4>Objective</h4>To combine LGE-CMR and electroanatomic mapping data to describe the relationship between DCLs and recurrent VT among patients undergoing ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2022, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Temporal trends and in-hospital complications of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation among patients with moderate and advanced chronic kidney diseases: 2005-2018.

Narut Prasitlumkum, Ronpichai Chokesuwattanaskul, Wisit Kaewput, Charat Thongprayoon, Nithi Tokavanich, Tarun Bathini, Boonphiphop Boonpheng, Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula, Wisit Cheungpasitporn, Krit Jongnarangsin,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Real-world data on atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation among moderate and advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients have so far remained scarce, especially in-hospital AF ablation outcomes.<h4>Methods</h4>We drew data from the US National Inpatient Sample to identify hospitalized patients who underwent AF ablation between 2005 and 2018, and further stratified by ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2022, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement

Comparison between same-day discharge and overnight stay after atrial fibrillation ablation: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

Narut Prasitlumkum, Wisit Cheungpasitporn, Ronpichai Chokesuwattanaskul, Jakrin Kewcharoen, Nithi Tokavanich, Leenhapong Navaravong, Krit Jongnarangsin,

<h4>Background</h4>In the modern era, atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation trend has been shifted toward same-day discharge (SDD), from a traditional overnight stay. Yet, recent studies have not well stated the safety profiles which remained poor-understood and dispersed. We hence performed systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the adverse outcomes of SDD ... Read more >>

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol (Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE)
[2021, 44(12):2054-2066]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Efficacy and tolerability of quinidine as salvage therapy for monomorphic ventricular tachycardia in patients with structural heart disease.

Amrish Deshmukh, John Larson, Michael Ghannam, Mohammed Saeed, Ryan Cunnane, Hamid Ghanbari, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Thomas Crawford, Krit Jongnarangsin, Frank Pelosi, Aman Chugh, Hakan Oral, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun, Jackson J Liang,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Quinidine is an effective therapy for a subset of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation (VF) syndromes; however, the efficacy of quinidine in scar-related monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (MMVT) is unclear.<h4>Methods and results</h4>Between 2009 and 2020 a single VT referral center, a total of 23 patients with MMVT and structural heart ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(12):3173-3178]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Ablation versus medication as initial therapy for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: An updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Jakrin Kewcharoen, Narut Prasitlumkum, Ronpichai Chokesuwattanaskul, Ruiyang Yi, Krit Jongnarangsin, Thomas J Bunch, Ravi Ranjan, Leenhapong Navaravong,

<h4>Background</h4>Recent randomized controlled trials (RCTs) suggest that ablation is superior to antiarrhythmic drugs (AADs) as an initial therapy for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (pAF) to prevent arrhythmia recurrences. We performed an updated meta-analysis of RCTs, to include recent data from cryoballoon-based ablation and to compare arrhythmia-free survival and adverse events between ... Read more >>

J Arrhythm (Journal of arrhythmia)
[2021, 37(6):1448-1458]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Rhythm Control in Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Meta-Analysis.

Narut Prasitlumkum, Ronpichai Chokesuwattanaskul, Wisit Cheungpasitporn, Jakrin Kewcharoen, Charat Thongprayoon, Tarun Bathini, Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula, Krit Jongnarangsin,

Background The presence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) dramatically increases higher morbidity and mortality. Recent studies have suggested that early rhythm control may alleviate the burden of poor outcomes. Currently, there remain limited data on whether rhythm or rate control has ... Read more >>

J Clin Med (Journal of clinical medicine)
[2021, 10(18):]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Diagnosis, significance, and management of ventricular thrombi in patients referred for VT ablation.

David L Beavers, Michael Ghannam, Jackson Liang, Hubert Cochet, Anil Attili, Ghaith Sharaf-Dabbagh, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Introduction</h4>In patients with structural heart disease presenting with ventricular tachycardia (VT), detection of ventricular thrombi and subsequent management can be challenging. This study aimed to assess the value of multimodality imaging with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR), contrast-enhanced transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), and computed tomography (CT) for thrombus detection as well ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(9):2473-2483]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Ventricular Tachycardias Involving the Sinuses of Valsalva in Patients With Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy.

Michael Ghannam, Jackson J Liang, Anil Attili, Hubert Cochet, Pierre Jais, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between cardiac scar on late gadolinium enhancement cardiac resonance imaging (LGE-CMR) and the presence of ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation target sites within the sinuses of Valsalva (SV).<h4>Background</h4>Patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDCM) often have scarring involving the basal myocardium, including ... Read more >>

JACC Clin Electrophysiol (JACC. Clinical electrophysiology)
[2021, 7(10):1243-1253]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Effect of metformin on outcomes of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.

Amrish Deshmukh, Michael Ghannam, Jackson Liang, Mohammed Saeed, Ryan Cunnane, Hamid Ghanbari, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Thomas Crawford, Syeda A Batul, Eugene Chung, Frank Bogun, Krit Jongnarangsin, Frank Pelosi, Aman Chugh, Fred Morady, Elif Oral, Hakan Oral,

<h4>Background</h4>Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF). The effect of antidiabetic medications on AF or the outcomes of catheter ablation (CA) has not been well described. We sought to determine whether metformin treatment is associated with a lower risk of atrial arrhythmias after CA in patients ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(5):1232-1239]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Ablation vs Medication as Initial Therapy for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: An Updated Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Jakrin Kewcharoen, Narut Prasitlumku, Ronpichai Chokesuwattanaskul, Ruiyang Yi, Krit Jongnarangsin, Thomas Bunch, Ravi Ranjan, Leenhapong Navaravong,

<h4>Background: </h4> Recent randomized controlled trials (RCT) suggest that ablation is superior to antiarrhythmic drugs (AAD) as an initial therapy for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (pAF) to prevent arrhythmia recurrences. We performed an updated meta-analysis of RCTs, to include recent data from cryoballoon-based ablation, and to compare arrhythmia-free survival and adverse ... Read more >>

()
[, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Clinical characteristics and long-term outcomes of catheter ablation in young adults with atrial fibrillation.

Michael Ghannam, Aman Chugh, David J Bradley, Thomas Crawford, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Hamid Ghanbari, Ryan Cunnane, Mohammed Saeed, Krit Jongnarangsin, Frank Pelosi, Fred Morady, Hakan Oral,

<h4>Purpose</h4>We aim to describe the long-term safety and efficacy of catheter ablation (CA) in young patients (<30 years) with atrial fibrillation (AF).<h4>Methods</h4>This was a retrospective study of patients aged 18-30 who underwent CA for AF, and clinical characteristics and long-term outcomes are reported. Survival analyses were performed between the study ... Read more >>

J Interv Card Electrophysiol (Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing)
[2021, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Comparative Efficacy of Dofetilide Versus Amiodarone in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.

Ghanshyam Shantha, Aman Chugh, Thomas Crawford, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Hamid Ghanbari, Michael Ghannam, Jackson Liang, Atiqa Batul, Eugene Chung, Mohammed Saeed, Ryan Cunnane, Krit Jongnarangsin, Frank Bogun, Frank Pelosi, Fred Morady, Hakan Oral,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The study's goal was to compare the efficacy and safety of dofetilide (DOF) versus amiodarone (AMIO) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).<h4>Background</h4>Comparative efficacy of DOF versus AMIO in patients with AF has not been well established. In addition, proarrhythmia has been a concern with DOF therapy.<h4>Methods</h4>Rhythm control was attempted by ... Read more >>

JACC Clin Electrophysiol (JACC. Clinical electrophysiology)
[2021, 7(5):642-648]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Lead damage after cardiac implantable device replacement procedure: Comparison between electrical plasma tool and electrocautery.

Teetouch Ananwattanasuk, Sina Jamé, Frank M Bogun, Aman Chugh, Thomas C Crawford, Ryan Cunnane, Hamid Ghanbari, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Sangeeta Lathkar-Pradhan, Hakan Oral, Frank Pelosi, Mohammed Saeed, Krit Jongnarangsin,

<h4>Background</h4>Lead damage is a complication caused by lead manipulation or heating damage from conventional electrocautery (EC) after cardiovascular implantable electronic device (CIED) replacement. Application of electrical plasma (PEAK PlasmaBlade) is a new technology that reportedly reduces this risk.<h4>Objectives</h4>This study was designed to compare the effect of EC versus PEAK PlasmaBlade ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(4):1124-1128]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



The value of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and programmed ventricular stimulation in patients with ventricular noncompaction and ventricular arrhythmias.

Sampath Gunda, Michael Ghannam, Jackson J Liang, Anil Attili, Ghaith Sharaf Dabbagh, Hubert Cochet, Sangeetha Lathkar-Pradhan, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) is associated with ventricular arrhythmias (VA) including premature ventricular complexes, and ventricular tachycardia (VT). The value of imaging with delayed enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance (DE-CMR) and programmed ventricular stimulation (PVS) for risk stratification in patients with VA and LVNC is unknown. The purpose of this study ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(3):745-754]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Catheter ablation of the left and right atrial appendages without isolation in persistent atrial fibrillation.

Michael Ghannam, Sina Jame, Krit Jongnarangsin, Yuet Wong Cheng, Sampath Gunda, Opeyemi Fadahunsi, Andrew Hughey, Zhigang Liu, Ghanshyam Shantha, Ronpichai Chokesuwattanaskul, Miki Yokokawa, Hakan Oral, Fred Morady, Aman Chugh,

<h4>Background</h4>Electrical isolation of the left atrial appendage (LAA) improves outcomes of patients with persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) but may increase the risk of thromboembolism.<h4>Objective</h4>The purpose of this study was to describe a method to map and ablate appendage drivers without complete electrical isolation.<h4>Methods</h4>One hundred thirteen patients underwent an ablation procedure ... Read more >>

Heart Rhythm (Heart rhythm)
[2021, 18(5):694-701]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Impact of Intramural Scar on Mapping and Ablation of Premature Ventricular Complexes.

Michael Ghannam, Jackson J Liang, Ghaith Sharaf Dabbagh, Konstantinos C Siontis, Anil Attili, Hubert Cochet, Pierre Jais, Mehdi Juhoor, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Objectives</h4>This study sought to determine intramural scar characteristics associated with successful premature ventricular complex (PVC) ablations.<h4>Background</h4>Ablating ventricular arrhythmias (VAs) originating from intramural scarring can be challenging. Imaging of intramural scar location may help to determine whether the scar is within reach of the ablation catheter.<h4>Methods</h4>Mapping and ablation of premature ventricular ... Read more >>

JACC Clin Electrophysiol (JACC. Clinical electrophysiology)
[2021, 7(6):733-741]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Magnetic Resonance Mapping of Catheter Ablation Lesions After Post-Infarction Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation.

Ghaith Sharaf Dabbagh, Michael Ghannam, Konstantinos C Siontis, Anil Attili, Hubert Cochet, Pierre Jais, Mehdi Johoor Eng, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Objectives</h4>This study sought to describe cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) characteristics of ablation lesions within post-infarction scar.<h4>Background</h4>Chronic ablation lesions created during radiofrequency ablation of ventricular tachycardia (VT) in the setting of prior myocardial infarction have not been described in humans.<h4>Methods</h4>Seventeen patients (15 men, ejection fraction 25 ± 8%, 66 ± 6 ... Read more >>

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging (JACC. Cardiovascular imaging)
[2021, 14(3):588-598]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Factors predictive for delayed enhancement in cardiac resonance imaging in patients undergoing catheter ablation of premature ventricular complexes.

Michael Ghannam, Konstantinos C Siontis, Hyungjin Myra Kim, Hubert Cochet, Pierre Jais, Mehdi Juhoor Eng, Anil Attili, Ghaith Sharaf-Dabbagh, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Background</h4>Patients undergoing ablation of premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) can have cardiac scar. Risk factors for the presence of scar are not well defined.<h4>Objectives</h4>To determine the prevalence of scarring detected by delayed enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (DE-CMR) in patients undergoing ablation of PVCs, to create a risk score predictive of ... Read more >>

Heart Rhythm O2 (Heart rhythm O2)
[2021, 2(1):64-72]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Arrhythmia exacerbation after post-infarction ventricular tachycardia ablation: prevalence and prognostic significance.

Konstantinos C Siontis, Hyungjin M Kim, Pasquale Vergara, Giovanni Peretto, Duc H Do, Marta de Riva, Anna Lam, Pierre Qian, Miki Yokokawa, Krit Jongnarangsin, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Pierre Jais, Fred Sacher, Usha Tedrow, Kalyanam Shivkumar, Katja Zeppenfeld, Paolo Della Bella, William G Stevenson, Fred Morady, Frank M Bogun,

<h4>Aims</h4>Catheter ablation is an effective treatment for post-infarction ventricular tachycardia (VT). However, some patients may experience a worsened arrhythmia phenotype after ablation. We aimed to determine the prevalence and prognostic impact of arrhythmia exacerbation (AE) after post-infarction VT ablation.<h4>Methods and results</h4>A total of 1187 consecutive patients (93% men, median age ... Read more >>

Europace (Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology)
[2020, 22(11):1680-1687]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



His bundle lead placement: Is His bundle captured?

Ronpichai Chokesuwattanaskul, Krit Jongnarangsin,

A 59-year-old female underwent a dual-chamber pacemaker implantation for intermittent complete heart block. A baseline electrocardiogram showed normal sinus rhythm with first-degree atrioventricular (AV) block and right bundle branch block. A His bundle lead placement was attempted. An intracardiac electrogram from the His bundle lead demonstrated atrial-His, and His-ventricular intervals ... Read more >>

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol (Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE)
[2020, 43(12):1609-1611]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Reply to the Editor-Fear does not avoid the danger.

Tanyanan Tanawuttiwat, Teetouch Ananwattanasuk, Krit Jongnarangsin,

Heart Rhythm (Heart rhythm)
[2021, 18(1):161-162]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Mapping and Ablation of Intramural Ventricular Arrhythmias: A Stepwise Approach Focused on the Site of Origin.

Michael Ghannam, Jackson Liang, Ghaith Sharaf-Dabbagh, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Objectives</h4>This study sought to establish a mapping and ablation strategy to target intramural ventricular arrhythmias (VAs) by identifying the precise arrhythmia site of origin (SOO).<h4>Background</h4>Radiofrequency ablation of intramural VAs is challenging because the arrhythmia origin is difficult to localize.<h4>Methods</h4>In 83 consecutive patients with intramural VAs, a stepwise mapping approach was ... Read more >>

JACC Clin Electrophysiol (JACC. Clinical electrophysiology)
[2020, 6(11):1339-1348]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Clinical significance of myocardial scar in patients with frequent premature ventricular complexes undergoing catheter ablation.

Michael Ghannam, Miki Yokokawa, Jackson J Liang, Hubert Cochet, Pierre Jais, Ghaith Sharaf Dabagh, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Background</h4>Frequent premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) can result in PVC-induced cardiomyopathy (PICM). Scarring has been described in patients with frequent PVCs in the absence of apparent heart disease and in patients with known cardiomyopathy.<h4>Objective</h4>The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of focal myocardial scarring as detected by cardiac ... Read more >>

Heart Rhythm (Heart rhythm)
[2021, 18(1):20-26]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Baseline and decline in device-derived activity level predict risk of death and heart failure in patients with an ICD for primary prevention.

Sina Jamé, Tom Cascino, Raymond Yeow, Teetouch Ananwattanasuk, Michael Ghannam, John Coatney, Ghanshyam Shantha, Eugene H Chung, Mohammed Saeed, Ryan Cunnane, Thomas Crawford, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Hamid Ghanbari, Aman Chugh, Frank Pelosi, Frank Bogun, Hakan Oral, Krit Jongnarangsin,

<h4>Background</h4>Implanted defibrillators are capable of recording activity data based on company-specific proprietary algorithms. This study aimed to determine the prognostic significance of baseline and decline in device-derived activity level across different device companies in the real world.<h4>Methods</h4>We performed a retrospective cohort study of patients (n = 280) who underwent a defibrillator implantation ... Read more >>

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol (Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE)
[2020, 43(8):775-780]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Risk stratification in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy and ventricular arrhythmias based on quantification of intramural delayed enhancement on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.

Michael Ghannam, Konstantinos C Siontis, Hubert Cochet, Pierre Jais, Mehdi Juhoor, Anil Attili, Ghaith Sharaf-Dabbagh, Rakesh Latchamsetty, Krit Jongnarangsin, Fred Morady, Frank Bogun,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Intramural scarring is a risk factor for sudden cardiac death. The objective of this study was to determine the value of scar quantification for risk stratification in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy (NICM) undergoing ablation procedures for ventricular arrhythmias (VA).<h4>Methods and results</h4>Cardiac late gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging was performed in patients ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2020, 31(7):1762-1769]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement


Disclaimer

2.0429 s