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Effectiveness of SharpSense™ algorithms in reducing bradycardia and pause detection: real-world performance in Confirm Rx™ insertable cardiac monitor.

Rakesh Gopinathannair, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, Muhammad R Afzal, Christopher Piorkowski, Fujian Qu, Fady Dawoud, Kevin Davis, Kyungmoo Ryu, John Ip,

SharpSense™ technology is an upgradable software enhancement introduced to the Abbott Confirm Rx™ insertable cardiac monitor (ICM). This study aims to characterize the real-world performance of SharpSense algorithms by comparing device detected pause and bradycardia episodes before and after the SharpSense upgrade. Confirm Rx devices with at least 90 days monitoring ... Read more >>

J Interv Card Electrophysiol (Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing)
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Heart rate score and outcomes in ICD patients: insights from the prospective randomized INTRINSIC RV trial.

Rakesh Gopinathannair, Arjun Sharma, Paul Jones, Connor English, Stephen Furmanek, Brian Olshansky,

<h4>Background</h4>Heart rate score (HRSc), the percentage of atrial sensed and paced beats in the largest 10 beat/min bin of a device histogram and mean intrinsic heart rate (MIHR), predicted survival in nonrandomized studies of implantable defibrillator (ICD) patients. We evaluated whether HRSc and MIHR independently predicted mortality and heart failure ... Read more >>

J Interv Card Electrophysiol (Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing)
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Remote Monitoring of Implantable Loop Recorders: False-Positive Alert Episode Burden.

Catherine J O'Shea, Melissa E Middeldorp, Jeroen M Hendriks, Anthony G Brooks, Curtis Harper, Gijo Thomas, Mehrdad Emami, Anand Thiyagarajah, Suzanne Feigofsky, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Niraj Varma, Kevin Campbell, Dennis H Lau, Prashanthan Sanders,

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol (Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology)
[2021, 14(11):e009635]

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Role of Digital Health During COVID-19 Pandemic and Future Perspectives

Adnan Ahmed, Rishi Charate, Naga Venkata K. Pothineni, Surya Kiran Aedma, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy,

Abstract: The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) revolutionized the digital health care. This pandemic was the catalyst for not only a sudden but also widespread paradigm shift in patient care, with nearly 80% of the U.S. population indicating they have used one form of digital health. Cardiac electrophysiology took the initiative to ... Read more >>

Card Electrophysiol Clin (Cardiac electrophysiology clinics)
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Virtual Transformation and the Use of Social Media: Cardiac Electrophysiology Education in the Post-COVID-19 Era.

Janet K Han, Tina Baykaner, Christopher V DeSimone, Susan P Etheridge, Piotr Futyma, Sandeep A Saha, Martin K Stiles, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Rajesh Kabra, Faisal M Merchant,

<h4>Purpose of review</h4>The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the delivery of education for all specialties, including cardiac electrophysiology. This review will provide an overview of the COVID-19 spurred digital transformation of electrophysiology education for practicing clinicians and trainees in electrophysiology and cover the use of social media in these educational ... Read more >>

Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med (Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine)
[2021, 23(11):70]

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Procedural and short-term results of electroanatomic-mapping-guided ganglionated plexus ablation by first-time operators: A multicenter study.

Tolga Aksu, Tom De Potter, Leah John, Jose Osorio, David Singh, Daniel Alyesh, Erkan Baysal, Kapil Kumar, Javad Mikaeili, Alexander Dal Forno, Kivanc Yalin, Baris Akdemir, Christopher E Woods, Jonathan Salcedo, Mahmoud Eftekharzadeh, Taylan Akgun, Sri Sundaram, Dursun Aras, Wendy S Tzou, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Jeffrey Winterfield, Dhiraj Gupta, Andre Davila,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Single-center observational studies have shown promising results with fragmented electrogram (FE)-guided ganglionated plexus (GP) ablation in patients with vagally mediated bradyarrhythmia (VMB). We aimed to compare the acute procedural characteristics during FE-guided GP ablation in patients with VMB performed by first-time operators and those of a single high-volume operator.<h4>Methods and ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
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Cardioneuroablation for Treatment of Atrioventricular Block.

Tolga Aksu, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Serdar Bozyel, Kivanc Yalin, Dhiraj Gupta,

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Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol (Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology)
[2021, 14(9):e010018]

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Sinus Node Sparing Hybrid Thoracoscopic Ablation Outcomes in Patients with Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia (SUSRUTA-IST) Registry.

Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, Jalaj Garg, Carlo DeAsmundis, Mark LaMeier, Ahmed Romeya, Justin Vanmeetren, Peter Park, Rangarao Tummala, Scott Koerber, Chandra Vasamreddy, Alap Shah, Poojita Shivamurthy, Ken Frazier, Yashi Awasthi, Gian Battista Chierchia, Donita Atkins, Sudha Bommana, Luigi Di Biase, Amin Al-Ahmad, Andrea Natale, Rakesh Gopinathannair,

<h4>Background</h4>Medical treatment of inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST) remains suboptimal. Radiofrequency sinus node (RF-SN) ablation has poor success and higher complication rates.<h4>Objective</h4>We aimed to compare clinical outcomes of the novel SN sparing hybrid ablation technique with those of RF-SN modification for IST management.<h4>Methods</h4>This is a multicenter prospective registry comparing the SN ... Read more >>

Heart Rhythm (Heart rhythm)
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Sinus node sparing novel hybrid approach for treatment of inappropriate sinus tachycardia/postural sinus tachycardia: multicenter experience.

Carlo de Asmundis, Gian-Battista Chierchia, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, Ahmed Romeya, Eric Okum, Gaurang Gandhi, Juan Sieira, Margot Vloka, Stephen D Jones, Hemal Shah, Marshall Winner, Dilesh Patel, S Patrick Whalen, Elijah H Beaty, Edward Hal Kincaid, Anson Lee, Chad Brodt, Benadict J Taylor, Ilyas Colombowala, Matthew Romano, Fred Morady, Erwin Ströker, Ingrid Overeinder, Gezim Bala, Justin Van Meeteren, Yoaav Krauthammer, Scott Koerber, Christian Shults, Athanasios Thomaides, Nitish Badhwar, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Alap Shah, Rangarao Tummala, David Bello, Steve Hoff, Alexandre Almorad, Kenneth Frazier, Pedro Brugada, Mark La Meir,

<h4>Background</h4>The ideal treatment of inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST) and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) still needs to be defined. Medical treatments yield suboptimal results. Endocardial catheter ablation of the sinus node (SN) may risk phrenic nerve damage and open-heart surgery may be accompanied by unjustified invasive risks.<h4>Methods</h4>We describe our first ... Read more >>

J Interv Card Electrophysiol (Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing)
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Use of a cerebral protection device to facilitate pulmonary vein isolation in a patient with left atrial mass arising from the interatrial septum.

Rakesh Gopinathannair, Mehmet Ali Elbey, Jayasheel Eshcol, Frederic L Seligson, Donita Atkins, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy,

Sentinel cerebral embolic protection devices (CPDs) may limit periprocedural cerebrovascular events by preventing micro and macro-embolization to the brain, and has been used in many cardiology and radiology procedures. We hereby report the use of a Sentinel CPD to facilitate safe and effective atrial fibrillation ablation in a patient with a ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(9):2601-2603]

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Safety/Efficacy of DOAC Versus Aspirin for Reduction of Risk of Cerebrovascular Events Following VT Ablation.

Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, Jayaprakash Shenthar, Jalaj Garg, Deepak Padmanabhan, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Luigi Di Biase, Jorge Romero, Sanghamitra Mohanty, David J Burkhardt, Amin Al-Ahmad, Donita Atkins, Sudha Bommana, Andrea Natale,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The STROKE-VT (Safety and Efficacy of Direct Oral Anticoagulant Versus Aspirin for Reduction of Risk of Cerebrovascular Events in Patients Undergoing Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation) study is a multicenter, randomized controlled trial that examined the differences in cerebrovascular events between direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) and aspirin (ASA) use postprocedurally in patients ... Read more >>

JACC Clin Electrophysiol (JACC. Clinical electrophysiology)
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B-PO05-164 AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION POST-COVID-19 INFECTION

Amar D. Desai, Brian Charles Boursiquot, Catherine J. Moore, Hasan Garan, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Elaine Wan, Marc Waase, Geoffrey Rubin,

Heart Rhythm (Heart rhythm)
[2021, 18(8):S439-S439]

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Radiofrequency Energy Applications Targeting Significant Residual Leaks After Watchman Implantation: A Prospective, Multicenter Experience.

Domenico G Della Rocca, Ghulam Murtaza, Luigi Di Biase, Krishna Akella, Subramaniam C Krishnan, Michele Magnocavallo, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Carola Gianni, Chintan Trivedi, Carlo Lavalle, Giovanni B Forleo, Veronica N Natale, Nicola Tarantino, Jorge Romero, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Philip J Patel, Mohamed Bassiouny, Armando Del Prete, Amin Al-Ahmad, J David Burkhardt, G Joseph Gallinghouse, Javier E Sanchez, Shephal K Doshi, Rodney P Horton, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, Andrea Natale,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of radiofrequency (RF) energy applications targeting the atrial side of a significant residual leak in patients with acute and chronic evidence of incomplete percutaneous left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion.<h4>Background</h4>RF applications have been proved to prevent recanalization of intracranial aneurysms after ... Read more >>

JACC Clin Electrophysiol (JACC. Clinical electrophysiology)
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Effect of conscious sedation and deep sedation on the vagal response characteristics during ganglionated plexus ablation.

Tolga Aksu, Kivanc Yalin, Leah John, Jose Osorio, Jeffrey Winterfield, Dursun Aras, Rakesh Gopinathannair,

<h4>Introduction</h4>We aimed to determine the effects of conscious and deep sedation on vagal response (VR) characteristics during ganglionated plexus (GP) ablation.<h4>Methods</h4>Forty consecutive patients undergoing GP ablation for vasovagal syncope were divided to receive conscious sedation with midazolam (Group 1, n = 29) or deep sedation with the midazolam-propofol combination (Group ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(8):2333-2336]

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Managing Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.

Rakesh Gopinathannair, Lin Y Chen, Mina K Chung, William K Cornwell, Karen L Furie, Dhanunjaya R Lakkireddy, Nassir F Marrouche, Andrea Natale, Brian Olshansky, Jose A Joglar, ,

Atrial fibrillation and heart failure with reduced ejection fraction are increasing in prevalence worldwide. Atrial fibrillation can precipitate and can be a consequence of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and cardiomyopathy. Atrial fibrillation and heart failure, when present together, are associated with worse outcomes. Together, these 2 conditions increase ... Read more >>

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol (Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology)
[2021, 14(6):HAE0000000000000078]

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Role of immunosuppressive therapy in the management refractory postprocedural pericarditis.

Bharat Narasimhan, Mohit K Turagam, Jalaj Garg, Domenico G Della Rocca, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Luigi Di Biase, Jorge Romero, Sanghamitra Mohanty, Andrea Natale, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy,

<h4>Objective</h4>To assess the safety and efficacy of a novel immunosuppressive regimen-combination Methotrexate/Prednisone (cMtx/P)-in the management of severe refractory rPPP.<h4>Methods</h4>In this multicenter, nonrandomized, retrospective, observational study, 408 consecutive patients diagnosed with persistent rPPP between 2017 and 19 were included. Patients with refractory symptoms despite 3 months of conventional therapy were initiated ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(8):2165-2170]

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Autoimmune dysautonomia secondary to chronic organophosphate exposure.

Sri Harsha Kanuri, Poojita Shivamurthy, Rawan Albadareen, Mehmet Ali Elbey, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy,

HeartRhythm Case Rep (HeartRhythm case reports)
[2021, 7(8):522-524]

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Safety and Efficacy of Apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation or Venous Thromboembolism and End-Stage renal disease on hemodialysis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ghulam Murtaza, Mohit K Turagam, Jalaj Garg, Urooge Boda, Krishna Akella, Poonam Velagapudi, Andrea Natale, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy,

<h4>Background</h4>Warfarin is traditionally the drug of choice for stroke prophylaxis or treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on hemodialysis as data on apixaban use is scarce. We aimed to assess the safety and efficacy of Apixaban in patients with ESRD on hemodialysis when compared with ... Read more >>

Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J (Indian pacing and electrophysiology journal)
[2021, 21(4):221-226]

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The anatomical basis behind the neuromodulation effects associated with pulmonary vein isolation.

Tolga Aksu, Kivanc Yalin, Serdar Bozyel, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Dhiraj Gupta,

The anatomical basis underlying the neuromodulation effects seen with pulmonary vein (PV) isolation (PVI) is not fully understood. Left atrial (LA) electro-anatomical maps of 38 patients who underwent catheter cardioneuroablation for vagally mediated bradycarrhythmias were studied. During the procedure, LA ganglionic plexi (GPs) were systematically identified and ablated. Design PVI ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(6):1733-1736]

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Digoxin vs Bisoprolol for Heart Rate Control in Atrial Fibrillation.

Jalaj Garg, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy,

JAMA (JAMA)
[2021, 325(16):1680-1681]

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Intrinsic cardiac autonomic nervous system: What do clinical electrophysiologists need to know about the "heart brain"?

Tolga Aksu, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Dhiraj Gupta, Dainius H Pauza,

It is increasingly recognized that the autonomic nervous system (ANS) is a major contributor in many cardiac arrhythmias. Cardiac ANS can be divided into extrinsic and intrinsic parts according to the course of nerve fibers and localization of ganglia and neuron bodies. Although the role of the extrinsic part has ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(6):1737-1747]

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Uninterrupted versus interrupted direct oral anticoagulation for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Zain Ul Abideen Asad, Khawaja H Akhtar, Ali H Jafry, Muhammad Haris Khan, Muhammad Shahzeb Khan, Muhammad Bilal Munir, Dhanunjaya R Lakkireddy, Rakesh Gopinathannair,

<h4>Introduction</h4>To evaluate the safety of uninterrupted versus interrupted direct oral anticoagulation (DOAC) for patients undergoing catheter ablation (CA) of atrial fibrillation (AF).<h4>Methods</h4>We conducted a systematic search of MEDLINE and EMBASE for randomized controlled trials (RCT) and observational studies comparing uninterrupted versus interrupted DOAC for patients undergoing CA of AF. Primary ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol (Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology)
[2021, 32(7):1995-2004]

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Effects of permanent cardiac pacing on ventricular repolarization when compared to cardioneuroablation.

Tolga Aksu, Mohit Turagam, Sandeep Gautam, Piotr Futyma, Krishna Akella, Erkan Baysal, Serdar Bozyel, Kivanc Yalin, Deepak Padmanabhan, Jayaprakash Shenthar, Andrea Natale, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, Rakesh Gopinathannair,

<h4>Introduction</h4>The impact of cardioneuroablation (CNA) on ventricular repolarization by using corrected QT interval (QTc) measurements has been recently demonstrated. The effects of cardiac pacing (CP) on ventricular repolarization have not been studied in patients with vasovagal syncope (VVS). We sought to compare ventricular repolarization effects of CNA (group 1) with ... Read more >>

J Electrocardiol (Journal of electrocardiology)
[2021, 67:13-18]

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Surviving sudden cardiac arrest-successes, challenges, and opportunities.

Bharath Rajagopalan, Win Kuang Shen, Kristin Patton, Valentina Kutyifa, Luigi Di Biase, Amin Al-Ahmad, Andrea Natale, Rakesh Gopinathannair, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy,

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the most common cause of death in the world. This manuscript highlights the various challenges in prevention and early management of SCA and also discusses the current state of SCA awareness. The manuscript also outlines the various national and international initiatives in improving SCA awareness ... Read more >>

J Interv Card Electrophysiol (Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing)
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Management of Arrhythmias After Heart Transplant: Current State and Considerations for Future Research.

Jose A Joglar, Elaine Y Wan, Mina K Chung, Alejandra Gutierrez, Mark S Slaughter, Brian P Bateson, Michael Loguidice, Mark Drazner, Peter M Kistler, Basil Saour, Jeanne E Poole, Ghulam Murtaza, Mohit K Turagam, Justin Vader, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, Edo Y Birati, Ravi Dhingra, Rakesh Gopinathannair,

Orthotropic heart transplantation remains the most effective therapy for patients with end-stage heart failure, with a median survival of ≈13 years. Yet, a number of complications are observed after orthotropic heart transplantation, including atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. Several factors contribute to arrhythmias, such as autonomic denervation, effect of the surgical ... Read more >>

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol (Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology)
[2021, 14(3):e007954]

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