Freddy Del-Carpio Munoz, M.D.

  1. Cardiac Electrophysiologist
  2. Cardiologist

Publications

  1. Ola O, Gharacholou SM, Del-Carpio Munoz F. Massive Discordant T-Wave Alternans and Imminent Torsades de Pointes: The "Elephant in the Room". JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Oct 1; 181 (10):1393-1395
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  2. Tan NY, Christopoulos G, Ladas TP, Jiang Z, Sugrue AM, Tri JA, Tolkacheva EG, Del-Carpio Munoz F, McLeod CJ, Asirvatham SJ, DeSimone CV. Regional and Temporal Variation of Ventricular and Conduction Tissue Activity During Ventricular Fibrillation in Canines. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2021 Oct; 14 (10):e010281 Epub 2021 Sept 27
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  3. Tapia-Orihuela RKA, Gutierrez OJ, Del-Carpio Munoz F. A "Carousel" ECG Confusion. Circulation. 2021 May 4; 143 (18):1824-1827 Epub 2021 May 03
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  4. Gharacholou SM, Del-Carpio Munoz F, Motiei A, Sandhu GS, Barsness GW, Gulati R, Wright RS, Pellikka PA, Lewis B, Johnson MP, Lane GE, Pollak PM, Pillai DP, Sabbagh AE, Paul TK, Pham SM, Singh M. Characteristics and Long-Term Outcomes of Patients With Prior Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2020 Nov 15; 135:1-8 Epub 2020 Aug 28
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  5. Khalil F, Del-Carpio Munoz F, Deshmukh A, Killu AM. Left ventricular pacing induced polymorphic ventricular tachycardia via the adaptive left ventricle pacing algorithm. Clin Case Rep. 2020 Aug; 8 (8):1511-1516 Epub 2020 May 26
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  6. Slotwiner DJ, Raitt MH, Del-Carpio Munoz F, Mulpuru SK, Nasser N, Peterson PN. Impact of physiologic pacing versus right ventricular pacing among patients with left ventricular ejection fraction greater than 35%: A systematic review for the 2018 ACC/AHA/HRS guideline on the evaluation and management of patients with bradycardia and cardiac conduction delay: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. Heart Rhythm. 2019 Sep; 16 (9):e280-e298 Epub 2018 Nov 06
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  7. Slotwiner DJ, Raitt MH, Del-Carpio Munoz F, Mulpuru SK, Nasser N, Peterson PN. Impact of Physiologic Pacing Versus Right Ventricular Pacing Among Patients With Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Greater Than 35%: A Systematic Review for the 2018 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline on the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Bradycardia and Cardiac Conduction Delay: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. Circulation. 2019 Aug 20; 140 (8):e483-e503 Epub 2018 Nov 06
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  8. Slotwiner DJ, Raitt MH, Del-Carpio Munoz F, Mulpuru SK, Nasser N, Peterson PN. Impact of Physiologic Pacing Versus Right Ventricular Pacing Among Patients With Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Greater Than 35%: A Systematic Review for the 2018 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline on the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Bradycardia and Cardiac Conduction Delay: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Aug 20; 74 (7):988-1008 Epub 2018 Nov 06
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  9. Aliwaiai M, Caceres-Figueroa PP, Del-Carpio Munoz F. A Moving Anecdote: Exercise-Induced Vasovagal Sinus Arrest. Am J Med. 2019 Apr; 132 (4):471-475 Epub 2018 Nov 30
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  10. Agasthi P, Lee JZ, Amin M, Al-Saffar F, Goel V, Tseng A, Almader-Douglas D, Killu AM, Deshmukh AJ, Del-Carpio Munoz F, Mulpuru SK. Catheter ablation for treatment of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Arrhythm. 2019 Apr; 35 (2):171-181 Epub 2019 Jan 17
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  11. Yang M, Li X, Yang D, Li Y, Zhou S, Liang J, Wu G, Del-Carpio Munoz F, Chen HH, Friedman PA, Cha YM. Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves myocardial conduction. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 Feb; 42 (2):238-246 Epub 2018 Dec 27
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  12. Del-Carpio Munoz F, Noseworthy PA, Gharacholou SM, Scott CG, Nkomo VT, Lopez-Jimenez F, Cha YM, Munger TM, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ. Fragmentation of QRS complex during ventricular pacing is associated with ventricular arrhythmic events in patients with left ventricular dysfunction. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2018 Sep; 29 (9):1248-1256 Epub 2018 June 20
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  13. Gharacholou SM, Ijioma NN, Lennon RJ, Rihal CS, Bell MR, Brenes-Salazar JA, Sandhu GS, Gulati R, Pellikka PA, Pollak PM, Lane GE, Pillai DP, Munoz FD, Motiei A, Singh M. Characteristics and long term outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes due to culprit left main coronary artery disease treated with percutaneous coronary intervention. Am Heart J. 2018 May; 199:156-162 Epub 2018 Feb 22
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  14. Del-Carpio Munoz F, Gharacholou SM, Scott CG, Nkomo VT, Lopez-Jimenez F, Cha YM, Munger TM, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ. Prolonged Ventricular Conduction and Repolarization During Right Ventricular Stimulation Predicts Ventricular Arrhythmias and Death in Patients With Cardiomyopathy. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Dec 26; 3 (13):1580-1591 Epub 2017 Sept 13
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  15. Gharacholou SM, Ijioma N, Banwart E, Munoz FD. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Normal Coronary Arteries after Consuming Energy Drinks. Case Rep Cardiol. 2017; 2017:4061205 Epub 2017 Jan 19
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  16. Del-Carpio Munoz F, Yao X, Abraham NS, Bellolio MF, Rabinstein AA, Asirvatham SJ, McBane RD, Gersh BJ, Shah ND, Noseworthy PA. Dabigatran Versus Warfarin in Relation to Renal Function in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2016 Jul 5; 68 (1):129-31
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  17. Rajpurohit N, Gulati R, Lennon RJ, Singh M, Rihal CS, Santrach PJ, Donato LJ, Karon BS, Del-Carpio F, Tak T, Motiei A, Lopes RD, Gharacholou SM. Relation of Activated Clotting Times During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention to Outcomes. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Mar 1; 117: (5)703-8.
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  18. Del-Carpio Munoz F, Gharacholou SM, Munger TM, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ, Packer DL, Noseworthy PA. Meta-Analysis of Renal Function on the Safety and Efficacy of Novel Oral Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 1; 117: (1)69-75.
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  19. Del Carpio Munoz F, Morales GX. What’s new in resynchronization therapy in heart failure? Revista de la Federacion Argentina de Cardiologia. 2015; 44: (4)193-9.
  20. Lee YH, Wu JH, Asirvatham SJ, Del Carpio Munoz F, Webster T, Brooke KL, Hodge DO, Wiste HJ, Friedman PA, Cha YM. Effects of atrioventricular conduction delay on the outcome of cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Electrocardiol. 2014 Nov-Dec; 47(6):930-5. Epub 2014 Aug 02.
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  21. Ebrille E, Chandra VM, Syed F, Del Carpio Munoz F, Nanda S, Hai JJ, Cha YM, Friedman PA, Hammill SC, Munger TM, Venkatachalam KL, Packer DL, Asirvatham SJ. Distinguishing ventricular arrhythmia originating from the right coronary cusp, peripulmonic valve area, and the right ventricular outflow tract: utility of lead I. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Apr; 25 (4):404-410 Epub 2014 Jan 08
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  22. Vaidya V, Syed F, Desimone C, Bdeir S, Munoz C, Packer DL, Asirvatham SJ. Outflow tract ventricular tachycardia mapped to the coronary arteries: anatomical correlates and management strategies. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2013 Dec; 24 (12):1416-22 Epub 2013 Sept 17
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  23. Del-Carpio Munoz F, Powell BD, Cha YM, Wiste HJ, Redfield MM, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ. Delayed intrinsicoid deflection onset in surface ECG lateral leads predicts left ventricular reverse remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Jul; 10: (7)979-87.
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  24. Del Carpio Munoz F, Powell BD, Cha YM, Wiste HJ, Redfield M, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ. Delayed intrinsicoid deflection in lateral ECG leads predict reverse remodeling response after cardiac resynchronization therapy. Heart Rhythm Journal Submitted. 2012.
  25. Del Carpio Munoz F, Buescher TL, Asirvatham SJ. Teaching points with 3-dimensional mapping of cardiac arrhythmia: how to overcome potential pitfalls during substrate mapping? Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Dec; 4(6):e72-5.
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  26. Del Carpio Munoz F, Syed FF, Noheria A, Cha YM, Friedman PA, Hammill SC, Munger TM, Venkatachalam KL, Shen WK, Packer DL, Asirvatham SJ. Characteristics of premature ventricular complexes as correlates of reduced left ventricular systolic function: study of the burden, duration, coupling interval, morphology and site of origin of PVCs. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011 Jul; 22(7):791-8. Epub 2011 Feb 18.
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  27. Del-Carpio Munoz F, Friedman PA. Catheter ablation of post myocardial infarction scar related ventricular tachycardia: role of entrainment. Indian Heart J. 2011 Jul-Aug; 63(4):371-8.
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  28. Del Carpio Munoz F, Buescher T, Asirvatham SJ. Teaching points with 3-dimensional mapping of cardiac arrhythmias: taking points: activation mapping. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Jun; 4(3):e22-5.
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  29. Meas S, Del-Carpio Munoz F, Cetta F, Friedman P. Transseptal access for pulmonary vein isolation in a patient with atrial septal closure device: use of electrocautery and atrial septostomy. Heart Rhythm. 2011 Jun; 8: (6)901-4.
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  30. Del Carpio Munoz F, Buescher TL, Asirvatham SJ. Teaching points with 3-dimensional mapping of cardiac arrhythmias: teaching point 3: when early is not early. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Apr; 4(2):e11-4.
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  31. Del Carpio Munoz F, Buescher TL, Asirvatham SJ. Teaching points with 3-dimensional mapping of cardiac arrhythmia: mechanism of arrhythmia and accounting for the cycle length. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Feb; 4(1):e1-3.
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  32. Del Carpio Munoz F, Buescher TL, Asirvatham SJ. Three-dimensional mapping of cardiac arrhythmias: what do the colors really mean? Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Dec; 3(6):e6-11.
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  33. Castellanos A, Munoz C, Martel JA. Left-sided intraventricular conduction delay concealed by right bundle branch block. J Electrocardiol. 2008 Jul-Aug; 41 (4):357-9 Epub 2008 Mar 14
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  34. Castellanos A, Brenes JC, Chirinos-Medina JA, del Carpio F. Interpolated premature ventricular contractions with postponed compensatory pauses: a misnomer? J Electrocardiol. 2006 Oct; 39(4):377-9. Epub 2006 Mar 09.
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  35. Garcia S, Chirinos J, Jimenez J, Del Carpio Munoz F, Canoniero M, Jy W, Jimenez J, Horstman L, Ahn Y. Phenotypic assessment of endothelial microparticles in patients with heart failure and after heart transplantation: switch from cell activation to apoptosis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Dec; 24 (12):2184-9 Epub 2005 Nov 02
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  36. Chirinos JA, Tamariz LJ, Lopes G, Del Carpio F, Zhang X, Milikowski C, Lichtstein DM. Large vessel involvement in ANCA-associated vasculitides: report of a case and review of the literature. Clin Rheumatol. 2004 Apr; 23(2):152-9. Epub 2004 Jan 13.
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