Christopher V. DeSimone, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Publications

  1. Tseng AS, Kowlgi GN, DeSimone CV. Antiarrhythmic Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation in the Outpatient Setting: Common Clinical Scenarios and Pearls for the Primary Care Clinician. Mayo Clin Proc. 2021 Jun 10 Epub 2021 June 10
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  2. Ward RC, McGill T, Adel F, Ponamgi S, Asirvatham SJ, Baddour LM, Holmes DR Jr, DeSimone DC, DeSimone CV. Infection Rate and Outcomes of Watchman Devices: Results from a Single-Center 14-Year Experience. Biomed Hub. 2021 May-Aug; 6 (2):59-62 Epub 2021 June 03
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  3. Thakkar S, Patel HP, Chowdhury M, Patel K, Kumar A, Arora S, Zahid S, Goel M, Barssoum K, Jain V, AbouEzzeddine OF, DeSimone CV, Baibhav B, Rao M, Deshmukh A. Impact of Arrhythmias on Hospitalizations in Patients With Cardiac Amyloidosis. Am J Cardiol. 2021 Mar 15; 143:125-130 Epub 2020 Dec 24
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  4. Evenson CM, Kashou AH, LoCoco S, DeSimone CV, Deshmukh AJ, Cuculich PS, Noseworthy PA, May AM. Conceptual and literature basis for wide complex tachycardia and baseline ECG comparison. J Electrocardiol. 2021 Mar-Apr; 65:50-54 Epub 2021 Jan 20
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  5. Khalil F, Arora S, Killu AM, Tripathi B, DeSimone CV, Egbe A, Noseworthy PA, Kapa S, Mulpuru S, Gersh B, Mohamad A, Friedman P, Holmes D, Deshmukh AJ. Utilization and procedural adverse outcomes associated with Watchman device implantation. Europace. 2021 Feb 5; 23 (2):247-253
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  6. Shabtaie SA, Luis SA, Ward RC, Karki R, Connolly HM, Pellikka PA, Kapa S, Asirvatham SJ, Packer DL, DeSimone CV. Catheter Ablation in Patients With Neuroendocrine (Carcinoid) Tumors and Carcinoid Heart Disease: Outcomes, Peri-Procedural Complications, and Management Strategies. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Feb; 7 (2):151-160 Epub 2020 Oct 29
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  7. Abudan AA, Vaidya VR, Tripathi B, Noseworthy PA, DeSimone DC, Egbe A, Arora S, Sridhar H, DeSimone CV, Mulpuru S, Deshmukh AJ. Burden of arrhythmia in hospitalized HIV patients. Clin Cardiol. 2021 Jan; 44 (1):66-77 Epub 2020 Dec 09
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  8. Kashou AH, Evenson CM, Noseworthy PA, Muralidharan TR, DeSimone CV, Deshmukh AJ, Asirvatham SJ, May AM. Differentiating wide complex tachycardias: A historical perspective. Indian Heart J. 2021 Jan-Feb; 73 (1):7-13 Epub 2020 Sept 23
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  9. Arora S, Jaswaney R, Jani C, Zuzek Z, Thakkar S, Patel HP, Patel M, Patel N, Tripathi B, Lahewala S, Arora N, Josephson R, Osman MN, Hoit BD, Kowlgi G, Mulpuru SK, DeSimone CV, Viles-Gonzalez J, Deshmukh A. Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Concurrent Heart Failure. Am J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 15; 137:45-54 Epub 2020 Sept 28
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  10. Karki R, Lloyd J, Mulpuru SK, Asirvatham SJ, DeSimone CV. Ventricular asystole in the presence of a biventricular device. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2020 Nov; 31 (11):3031-3035 Epub 2020 Aug 19
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  11. Gaba P, Pedrotty D, DeSimone CV, Bonikowske AR, Allison TG, Kapa S. Mortality in Patients With Right Bundle-Branch Block in the Absence of Cardiovascular Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Oct 20; 9 (19):e017430 Epub 2020 Sept 14
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  12. Ward R, Ponamgi S, DeSimone CV, English S, Hodge DO, Slusser JP, Graff-Radford J, Rabinstein AA, Asirvatham SJ, Holmes D Jr. Utility of HAS-BLED and CHA2DS2-VASc Scores Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Imaging Evidence of Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Oct; 95 (10):2090-2098 Epub 2020 Aug 20
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  13. Ponamgi SP, Ward R, DeSimone CV, English S, Hodge DO, Slusser JP, Graff-Radford J, Rabinstein AA, Asirvatham SJ, Holmes D Jr. High Mortality Rates Among Patients With Non-Traumatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Atrial Fibrillation on Antithrombotic Therapy Are Independent of the Presence of Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: Insights From a Population-Based Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Aug 4; 9 (15):e016893 Epub 2020 July 25
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  14. Xiao PL, Cai C, Zhang P, DeSimone CV, Ernst DK, Yin YH, Chen PS, Cha YM. Cardiac resynchronization therapy modulates peripheral sympathetic activity. Heart Rhythm. 2020 Jul; 17 (7):1139-1146 Epub 2020 Feb 27
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  15. Kashou AH, DeSimone CV, Deshmukh AJ, McGill TD, Hodge DO, Carter R, Cooper DH, Cuculich PS, Noheria A, Asirvatham SJ, Noseworthy PA, May AM. The WCT Formula II: An effective means to automatically differentiate wide complex tachycardias. J Electrocardiol. 2020 Jul - Aug; 61:121-129 Epub 2020 May 16
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  16. Kashou AH, Noseworthy PA, DeSimone CV, Deshmukh AJ, Asirvatham SJ, May AM. Wide Complex Tachycardia Differentiation: A Reappraisal of the State-of-the-Art. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Jun 2; 9 (11):e016598 Epub 2020 May 19
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  17. Kashou AH, DeSimone CV, Hodge DO, Carter R, Lin G, Asirvatham SJ, Noseworthy PA, Deshmukh AJ, May AM. The ventricular tachycardia prediction model: Derivation and validation data. Data Brief. 2020 Jun; 30:105515 Epub 2020 Apr 21
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  18. Kashou AH, DeSimone CV, Asirvatham SJ, Kapa S. Left atrial dissection as a trigger for recurrent atrial fibrillation. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2020 Jun; 6 (6):329-333 Epub 2020 Mar 06
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  19. McGill TD, Kashou AH, Deshmukh AJ, LoCoco S, May AM, DeSimone CV. Wide complex tachycardia differentiation: An examination of traditional and contemporary approaches. J Electrocardiol. 2020 May - Jun; 60:203-208 Epub 2020 Apr 13
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  20. Kashou AH, DeSimone CV, Hodge DO, Carter R, Asirvatham SJ, Deshmukh AJ, Cooper D, Cuculich P, Noheria A, Noseworthy PA, May A. Automated Wide Complex Tachycardia Differentiation using Computerized Electrocardiogram Interpretation Software Journal of Electrocardiolgoy. 2020.
  21. May AM, DeSimone CV, Kashou AH, Sridhar H, Hodge DO, Carter R, Lin G, Asirvatham SJ, Noseworthy PA, Deshmukh AJ. The VT Prediction Model: A simplified means to differentiate wide complex tachycardias. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2020 Jan; 31 (1):185-195 Epub 2019 Dec 25
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  22. Sugrue A, Vaidya VR, Livia C, Padmanabhan D, Abudan A, Isath A, Witt T, DeSimone CV, Stalboerger P, Kapa S, Asirvatham SJ, McLeod CJ. Feasibility of selective cardiac ventricular electroporation. PLoS One. 2020; 15 (2):e0229214 Epub 2020 Feb 21
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  23. Thakkar S, Arora S, Kumar A, Jaswaney R, Faisaluddin M, Ammad Ud Din M, Shariff M, Barssoum K, Patel HP, Nirav A, Jani C, Patel K, Savani S, DeSimone C, Mulpuru S, Deshmukh A. A Systematic Review of the Cardiovascular Manifestations and Outcomes in the Setting of Coronavirus-19 Disease. Clin Med Insights Cardiol. 2020; 14:1179546820977196 Epub 2020 Dec 01
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  24. Smit J, Dalager-Pedersen M, Adelborg K, Kaasch AJ, Thomsen RW, Froslev T, Nielsen H, Schonheyder HC, Sorensen HT, Desimone CV, Desimone DC, Sogaard M. Influence of Acetylsalicylic Acid Use on Risk and Outcome of Community-Acquired Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: A Population-Based Study. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Sep; 6 (9):ofz356 Epub 2019 Sept 20
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  25. Sugrue A, Vaidya V, Witt C, DeSimone CV, Yasin O, Maor E, Killu AM, Kapa S, McLeod CJ, Miklavcic D, Asirvatham SJ. Irreversible electroporation for catheter-based cardiac ablation: a systematic review of the preclinical experience. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2019 Sep; 55 (3):251-265 Epub 2019 July 03
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  26. Maor E, Sugrue A, Witt C, Vaidya VR, DeSimone CV, Asirvatham SJ, Kapa S. Pulsed electric fields for cardiac ablation and beyond: A state-of-the-art review. Heart Rhythm. 2019 Jul; 16 (7):1112-1120 Epub 2019 Jan 11
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  27. Kashou AH, May AM, DeSimone CV, Deshmukh AJ, Asirvatham SJ, Noseworthy PA. Diffuse ST-segment depression despite prior coronary bypass grafting: An electrocardiographic-angiographic correlation. J Electrocardiol. 2019 Jul - Aug; 55:28-31 Epub 2019 Apr 26
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  28. Caluori G, Wojtaszczyk A, Yasin O, Pesl M, Wolf J, Belaskova S, Crha M, Sugrue A, Vaidya VR, Naksuk N, DeSimone CV, Killu AM, Padmanabhan D, Asirvatham SJ, Starek Z. Comparing the incidence of ventricular arrhythmias during epicardial ablation in swine versus canine models. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 Jul; 42 (7):862-867 Epub 2019 Apr 29
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  29. May AM, DeSimone CV, Kashou AH, Hodge DO, Lin G, Kapa S, Asirvatham SJ, Deshmukh AJ, Noseworthy PA, Brady PA. The Wide Complex Tachycardia Formula: Derivation and validation data. Data Brief. 2019 Jun; 24:103924 Epub 2019 Apr 17
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  30. DeSimone CV, McLeod CJ, Gomez Pinilla PJ, Beyder A, Farrugia G, Asirvatham SJ, Kapa S. Telocytes express ANO-1-encoded chloride channels in canine ventricular myocardium. J Arrhythm. 2019 Jun; 35 (3):515-521 Epub 2019 Apr 05
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  31. May AM, DeSimone CV, Kashou AH, Hodge DO, Lin G, Kapa S, Asirvatham SJ, Deshmukh AJ, Noseworthy PA, Brady PA. The WCT Formula: A novel algorithm designed to automatically differentiate wide-complex tachycardias. J Electrocardiol. 2019 May - Jun; 54:61-68 Epub 2019 Feb 25
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  32. El-Harasis MA, DeSimone CV, Yao X, Noseworthy PA. Prediction and Management of Recurrences after Catheter Ablation in Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure. Cardiol Clin. 2019 May; 37 (2):221-230 Epub 2019 Feb 12
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  33. Padmanabhan D, Naksuk N, Killu AK, Kapa S, Witt C, Sugrue A, Desimon CV, Madhavan M, de Groot JR, O'Brien B, Rabbette T, Coffey K, Asirvatham SJ. Electroporation of epicardial autonomic ganglia: Safety and efficacy in medium-term canine models. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 Apr; 30 (4):607-615 Epub 2019 Feb 04
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  34. Naksuk N, Sugrue AM, Padmanabhan D, Kella D, DeSimone CV, Kapa S, Asirvatham SJ, Lee HC, Ackerman MJ, Noseworthy PA. Potentially modifiable factors of dofetilide-associated risk of torsades de pointes among hospitalized patients with atrial fibrillation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2019 Mar; 54 (2):189-196 Epub 2018 Oct 23
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  35. DeSimone CV, Naksuk N, Asirvatham SJ. Supraventricular Arrhythmias: Clinical Framework and Common Scenarios for the Internist. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Dec; 93 (12):1825-1841 Epub 2018 Nov 07
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  36. Tri J, Asirvatham R, DeSimone CV, Killu AM, Sugrue AM, Suddendorf SH, Ladewig DJ, Kapa S, Friedman PA, McLeod CJ, Asirvatham SJ. Intramural conduction system gradients and electrogram regularity during ventricular fibrillation. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2018 Nov - Dec; 18 (6):195-200 Epub 2018 July 20
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  37. May AM, Brenes-Salazar JA, DeSimone CV, Vaidya VR, Ternus BW, Hodge DO, Lin G, Mulpuru SK, Deshmukh AJ, Noseworthy PA, Brady PA. Electrocardiogram algorithms used to differentiate wide complex tachycardias demonstrate diagnostic limitations when applied by non-cardiologists. J Electrocardiol. 2018 Nov - Dec; 51 (6):1103-1109 Epub 2018 Oct 02
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  38. Lee JZ, Agasthi P, Pasha AK, Tarin C, Tseng AS, Diehl NN, Hodge DO, DeSimone CV, Killu AM, Brady PA, Kancharla K, Kusumoto FM, Srivathsan K, Osborn MJ, Espinosa RE, Rea RF, Madhavan M, McLeod CJ, Shen WK, Cha YM, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ, Mulpuru SK. Stroke in patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic device infection undergoing transvenous lead removal. Heart Rhythm. 2018 Nov; 15 (11):1593-1600
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  39. Killu AM, Naksuk N, Syed FF, DeSimone CV, Gaba P, Witt C, Ladewig DJ, Suddendorf SH, Powers JM, Satam G, Starek Z, Kara T, Wolf J, Leinveber P, Crha M, Novak M, Bruce CJ, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ. Feasibility of directional percutaneous epicardial ablation with a partially insulated catheter. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2018 Oct; 53 (1):105-113 Epub 2018 July 14
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  40. Livia C, Sugrue A, Witt T, Polkinghorne MD, Maor E, Kapa S, Lehmann HI, DeSimone CV, Behfar A, Asirvatham SJ, McLeod CJ. Elimination of Purkinje Fibers by Electroporation Reduces Ventricular Fibrillation Vulnerability. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Aug 7; 7 (15):e009070
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  41. Sugrue A, DeSimone CV, Gaba P, El-Harasis MA, Deshmukh AJ, Asviravtham SJ. Grinding to a halt: Stimulation of the trigeminal cardiac reflex from severe bruxism. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2018 Aug; 4 (8):329-331 Epub 2018 May 18
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  42. Witt CM, Sugrue A, Padmanabhan D, Vaidya V, Gruba S, Rohl J, DeSimone CV, Killu AM, Naksuk N, Pederson J, Suddendorf S, Ladewig DJ, Maor E, Holmes DR Jr, Kapa S, Asirvatham SJ. Intrapulmonary Vein Ablation Without Stenosis: A Novel Balloon-Based Direct Current Electroporation Approach. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jul 9; 7 (14) Epub 2018 July 09
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  43. Christopoulos G, DeSimone CV, Anavekar NS. 30-Year-Old Man With Outside-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Jul; 93 (7):e69-e73 Epub 2018 Mar 15
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  44. El-Harasis MA, Connolly HM, Miranda WR, Qureshi MY, Sharma N, Al-Otaibi M, DeSimone CV, Egbe A. Progressive right ventricular enlargement due to pulmonary regurgitation: Clinical characteristics of a "low-risk" group. Am Heart J. 2018 Jul; 201:136-140 Epub 2018 Apr 26
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  45. El-Harasis MA, DeSimone CV, Stan MN, McLeod CJ, Noseworthy PA. Graves' disease-induced complete heart block and asystole. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2018 Mar; 4 (3):105-108 Epub 2017 Dec 29
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  46. DeSimone DC, Chahal AA, DeSimone CV, Asirvatham SJ, Friedman PA, Baddour LM, Sohail MR. International survey of knowledge, attitudes, and practices of cardiologists regarding prevention and management of cardiac implantable electronic device infections. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Nov; 40 (11):1260-1268 Epub 2017 Sept 20
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  47. Yasin OZ, Attia Z, Dillon JJ, DeSimone CV, Sapir Y, Dugan J, Somers VK, Ackerman MJ, Asirvatham SJ, Scott CG, Bennet KE, Ladewig DJ, Sadot D, Geva AB, Friedman PA. Noninvasive blood potassium measurement using signal-processed, single-lead ecg acquired from a handheld smartphone. J Electrocardiol. 2017 Sep - Oct; 50 (5):620-625 Epub 2017 June 08
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  48. DeSimone CV, Graff-Radford J, El-Harasis MA, Rabinstein AA, Asirvatham SJ, Holmes DR Jr. Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: Diagnosis, Clinical Implications, and Management Strategies in Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Aug 29; 70 (9):1173-1182
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  49. Killu AM, Naksuk N, Starek Z, DeSimone CV, Syed FF, Gaba P, Wolf J, Lehar F, Pesl M, Leinveber P, Crha M, Ladewig D, Powers J, Suddendorf S, Hodge DO, Satam G, Novak M, Kara T, Bruce CJ, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ. A Novel Defibrillation Tool: Percutaneously Delivered, Partially Insulated Epicardial Defibrillation. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Jul; 3 (7):747-755
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  50. Egbe AC, Asirvatham SJ, Connolly HM, Kapa S, Desimone CV, Vaidya VR, Deshmukh AJ, Khan AR, McLeod CJ, Melduni RM, Ammash NM. Outcomes of Direct Current Cardioversion in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2017 May 1; 119 (9):1468-1472 Epub 2017 Feb 09
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  51. DeSimone CV, Williamson E, Schaff HV, Barsness GW, Hoffman SJ, Mathew V. Single coronary artery arising from the right aortic sinus with dual LAD supply from separate branches. EuroIntervention. 2017 Apr 20; 12 (17):2157
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  52. Borlaug BA, Carter RE, Melenovsky V, DeSimone CV, Gaba P, Killu A, Naksuk N, Lerman L, Asirvatham SJ. Percutaneous Pericardial Resection: A Novel Potential Treatment for Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction. Circ Heart Fail. 2017 Apr; 10 (4):e003612
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  53. Killu AM, Naksuk N, Desimone CV, Gaba P, Suddendorf S, Powers J, Ladewig DJ, Lerman LO, Borlaug BA, Asirvatham SJ. Beating Heart Validation of Safety and Efficacy of a Percutaneous Pericardiotomy Tool. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2017 Mar; 28 (3):357-361 Epub 2016 Nov 17
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  54. Ponamgi SP, Vaidya VR, Desimone CV, Noheria A, Hodge DO, Slusser JP, Ammash NM, Bruce CJ, Rabinstein AA, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ. Endocardial Device Leads in Patients with Patent Foramen Ovale: Echocardiographic Correlates of Stroke/TIA and Mortality. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Mar; 40 (3):310-322 Epub 2017 Feb 07
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  55. Okamura H, Desimone CV, Killu AM, Gilles EJ, Tri J, Asirvatham R, Ladewig DJ, Suddendorf SH, Powers JM, Wood-Wentz CM, Gray PD, Raymond DM, Savage SJ, Savage WT, Bruce CJ, Asirvatham SJ, Friedman PA. Evaluation of a Unique Defibrillation Unit with Dual-Vector Biphasic Waveform Capabilities: Towards a Miniaturized Defibrillator. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Feb; 40: (2)108-114.
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  56. Kapa S, Gaba P, DeSimone CV, Asirvatham SJ. Fascicular Ventricular Arrhythmias: Pathophysiologic Mechanisms, Anatomical Constructs, and Advances in Approaches to Management. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Jan; 10 (1)
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  57. Sugrue A, Killu AM, DeSimone CV, Chahal AA, Vogt JC, Kremen V, Hai J, Hodge DO, Acker NG, Geske JB, Ackerman MJ, Ommen SR, Lin G, Noseworthy PA, Brady PA. Utility of T-wave amplitude as a non-invasive risk marker of sudden cardiac death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Open Heart. 2017; 4 (1):e000561 Epub 2017 Feb 23
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  58. Tri JA, DeSimone CV, Daniels C, Asirvatham RS, Mikell SB, Ladewig DJ, Krajnick K, Asirvatham SJ. Electroporation ablation of bronchial smooth muscle cells: A novel non-thermal asthma therapy. Pulm Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 1 (4) Epub 2016 Nov 06
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  59. Naksuk N, Syed FF, Krittanawong C, Anderson MJ, Ebrille E, DeSimone CV, Vaidya VR, Ponamgi SP, Suri RM, Ackerman MJ, Nkomo VT, Asirvatham SJ, Noseworthy PA. The effect of mitral valve surgery on ventricular arrhythmia in patients with bileaflet mitral valve prolapse. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2016 Nov - Dec; 16 (6):187-191 Epub 2016 Oct 24
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  60. Lenz CJ, DeSimone CV, Ponamgi SP, Sugrue A, Sinak LJ, Chandrasekaran K, Packer DL, Asirvatham SJ. Cardiac implantable electronic device lead-based masses and atrial fibrillation ablation: a case-based illustration of periprocedural anticoagulation management strategies. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2016 Sep; 46 (3):237-43 Epub 2016 Feb 22
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  61. Naksuk N, Killu AM, Yogeswaran V, Desimone CV, Suddendorf SH, Ladewig DJ, Powers JM, Weber S, Madhavan M, Cha YM, Kapa S, Asirvatham SJ. Blood Pressure Responses to Endovascular Stimulation: A Potential Therapy for Autonomic Disorders With Vasodilatation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 Sep; 27 (9):1078-85 Epub 2016 July 07
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  62. Sugrue A, DeSimone CV, Lenz CJ, Packer DL, Asirvatham SJ. Mobile thrombus on cardiac implantable electronic device leads of patients undergoing cardiac ablation: incidence, management, and outcomes. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2016 Aug; 46 (2):115-20 Epub 2015 Dec 09
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  63. Vaidya VR, DeSimone CV, Damle N, Naksuk N, Syed FF, Ackerman MJ, Ponamgi SP, Nkomo VT, Suri RM, Noseworthy PA, Asirvatham SJ. Reduction in malignant ventricular arrhythmia and appropriate shocks following surgical correction of bileaflet mitral valve prolapse. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2016 Aug; 46 (2):137-43 Epub 2016 Jan 15
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  64. Wu G, DeSimone CV, Suddendorf SH, Asirvatham RS, Asirvatham SJ, Huang C, Chen PS, Cha YM. Effects of stepwise denervation of the stellate ganglion: Novel insights from an acute canine study. Heart Rhythm. 2016 Jul; 13 (7):1395-401 Epub 2016 Mar 04
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  65. El Rafei A, Desimone DC, Sohail MR, Desimone CV, Steckelberg JM, Wilson WR, Baddour LM. Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infections due to Propionibacterium Species. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Jun; 39 (6):522-30 Epub 2016 Apr 22
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  66. Gaba P, DeSimone CV, Henz BD, Friedman PA, Bruce CJ, Holmes DR Jr, Madhavan M, Vasudevan K, Wahnschaffe D, Berhow S, Danielsen AJ, Ladewig DJ, Mikell SB, Johnson SB, Suddendorf SH, Kara T, Worrell GA, Asirvatham SJ. Novel Techniques in Epilepsy Management: Venous Pacing and Capture of Electrical Activity in the Primate Cortex. J Neurol Neurophysiol. 2016 Jun; 7 (3) Epub 2016 May 25
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  67. Okamura H, McLeod CJ, DeSimone CV, Webster TL, Bonnichsen CR, Grogan M, Phillips SD, Connolly HM, Ammash NM, Warnes CA, Friedman PA. Right Parasternal Lead Placement Increases Eligibility for Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease. Circ J. 2016 May 25; 80 (6):1328-35 Epub 2016 Apr 22
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  68. Madhavan M, Venkatachalam KL, Swale MJ, Desimone CV, Gard JJ, Johnson SB, Suddendorf SH, Mikell SB, Ladewig DJ, Nosbush TG, Danielsen AJ, Knudson M, Asirvatham SJ. Novel Percutaneous Epicardial Autonomic Modulation in the Canine for Atrial Fibrillation: Results of an Efficacy and Safety Study. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 May; 39 (5):407-17 Epub 2016 Mar 09
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  69. Madhavan M, Yao X, Sangaralingham LR, Asirvatham SJ, Friedman PA, McLeod CJ, Sugrue AM, DeSimone CV, Noseworthy PA. Ischemic Stroke or Systemic Embolism After Transseptal Ablation of Arrhythmias in Patients With Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Apr 13; 5 (4):e003163
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  70. Kapa S, DeSimone CV, Asirvatham SJ. Innervation of the heart: An invisible grid within a black box. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016 Apr; 26 (3):245-57 Epub 2015 July 09
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  71. Syed FF, DeSimone CV, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ. Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion for Atrial Fibrillation. Heart Fail Clin. 2016 Apr; 12: (2)273-97.
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  72. Kanwar SM, Noheria A, DeSimone CV, Rabinstein AA, Asirvatham SJ. Coincidental Impact of Transcatheter Patent Foramen Ovale Closure on Migraine with and without Aura - A Comprehensive Meta-Analysis. Clin Trials Regul Sci Cardiol. 2016 Mar 1; 15:7-13
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  73. Noheria A, Ponamgi SP, Desimone CV, Vaidya VR, Aakre CA, Ebrille E, Hu T, Hodge DO, Slusser JP, Ammash NM, Bruce CJ, Rabinstein AA, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ. Pulmonary embolism in patients with transvenous cardiac implantable electronic device leads. Europace. 2016 Feb; 18 (2):246-52 Epub 2015 Mar 12
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  74. Attia ZI, DeSimone CV, Dillon JJ, Sapir Y, Somers VK, Dugan JL, Bruce CJ, Ackerman MJ, Asirvatham SJ, Striemer BL, Bukartyk J, Scott CG, Bennet KE, Ladewig DJ, Gilles EJ, Sadot D, Geva AB, Friedman PA. Novel Bloodless Potassium Determination Using a Signal-Processed Single-Lead ECG. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jan 25; 5 (1)
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  75. El Rafei A, DeSimone DC, DeSimone CV, Lahr BD, Steckelberg JM, Sohail MR, Wilson WR, Baddour LM. Beta-haemolytic streptococcal endocarditis: clinical presentation, management and outcomes. Infect Dis (Lond). 2016; 48: (5)373-8.
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  76. Ebrille E, DeSimone CV, Vaidya VR, Chahal AA, Nkomo VT, Asirvatham SJ. Ventricular pacing - Electromechanical consequences and valvular function. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2016 Jan-Feb; 16 (1):19-30 Epub 2016 Mar 04
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  77. Ponamgi SP, DeSimone CV, Lenz CJ, Coylewright M, Asirvatham SJ, Holmes DR, Packer DL. Catheter-based intervention for pulmonary vein stenosis due to fibrosing mediastinitis: The Mayo Clinic experience. Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc. 2015 Sep 1; 8:103-107 Epub 2015 June 18
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  78. DeSIMONE CV, Holmes DR Jr, Ebrille E, Syed FF, Ladewig DJ, Mikell SB, Powers J, Suddendorf SH, Gilles EJ, Danielsen AJ, Hodge DO, Kapa S, Asirvatham SJ. Direct Pulmonary Vein Ablation With Stenosis Prevention Therapy. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2015 Sep; 26 (9):1000-1006 Epub 2015 Aug 16
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  79. DeSimone DC, DeSimone CV, Tleyjeh IM, Correa de Sa DD, Anavekar NS, Lahr BD, Sohail MR, Steckelberg JM, Wilson WR, Baddour LM. Association of Mitral Valve Prolapse With Infective Endocarditis Due to Viridans Group Streptococci. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 15; 61 (4):623-5 Epub 2015 May 11
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  80. Syed FF, Noheria A, DeSimone CV, Asirvatham SJ. Left Atrial Appendage Ligation and Exclusion Technology in the Incubator. J Atr Fibrillation. 2015 Aug 01; 8: (2)61-70.
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  81. DeSimone CV, Gaba P, Tri J, Syed F, Noheria A, Asirvatham SJ. A Review of the Relevant Embryology, Pathohistology, and Anatomy of the Left Atrial Appendage for the Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiologist. J Atr Fibrillation. 2015 Aug-Sep; 8: (2)81-87.
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  82. Noheria A, Syed FF, DeSimone CV, Asirvatham SJ. Optimization of Stroke Prophylaxis Strategies in Nonvalvular AF - Drugs, Devices or Both? J Atr Fibrillation. 2015 Aug-Sep; 8: (2)71-80.
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  83. DeSimone CV, Prakriti BG, Tri J, Syed F, Sm AN, Asirvatham SJ. A Review Of The Relevant Embryology, Pathohistology, And Anatomy Of The Left Atrial Appendage For The Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiologist. J Atr Fibrillation. 2015 Aug-Sep; 8 (2):1129 Epub 2015 Aug 31
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