Ronald D Berger

Professor

1983 …2019

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Research Output

2019

Ablation Lesion Characterization in Scarred Substrate Assessed Using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance

Tao, S., Guttman, M. A., Fink, S., Elahi, H., Patil, K. D., Ashikaga, H., Kolandaivelu, A., Berger, R. D., Halushka, M. K., Schmidt, E., Herzka, D. & Halperin, H. R., Jan 1 2019, In : JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. 5, 1, p. 91-100 10 p.

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Cardiac sympathectomy for refractory ventricular arrhythmias in cardiac sarcoidosis

Okada, D. R., Assis, F. R., Gilotra, N. A., Ha, J. S., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Chrispin, J., Mandal, K. & Tandri, H., Sep 1 2019, In : Heart Rhythm. 16, 9, p. 1408-1413 6 p.

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Cardiac sympathectomy for refractory ventricular tachycardia in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

Assis, F. R., Krishnan, A., Zhou, X., James, C. A., Murray, B., Tichnell, C., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Tandri, H. & Mandal, K., Jul 1 2019, In : Heart Rhythm. 16, 7, p. 1003-1010 8 p.

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Electrocardiographic predictors of pacemaker battery depletion: Diagnostic sensitivity, specificity, and clinical risk

Carlson, D., Marine, J. E., Love, C. J., Chrispin, J., Barth, A. S., Rickard, J. J., Spragg, D. D., Berger, R., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F. & Sinha, S. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.

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Electrophysiology study for risk stratification in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis and abnormal cardiac imaging

Okada, D. R., Smith, J., Derakhshan, A., Gowani, Z., Zimmerman, S., Misra, S., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Tandri, H. & Chrispin, J., Jan 1 2019, In : IJC Heart and Vasculature. 100342.

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Open Access

Heart rate increase after pulmonary vein isolation predicts freedom from atrial fibrillation at 1 year

Goff, Z. D., Laczay, B., Yenokyan, G., Sivasambu, B., Sinha, S. K., Marine, J. E., Ashikaga, H., Berger, R. D., Spragg, D. D., Calkins, H. & Akhtar, T., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.

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Intermittent high impedance from the lead-device compatibility problem

Tanawuttiwat, T., Berger, R. D. & Love, C., Jul 1 2019, In : Heart Rhythm. 16, 7, p. 1107-1111 5 p.

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Intra-Atrial Dyssynchrony Using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance to Quantify Tissue Remodeling in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Ciuffo, L. A., Lima, J., Vasconcellos, H. D. D., Balouch, M., Tao, S., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Ashikaga, H., Apr 1 2019, In : Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia. 112, 4, p. 441-450 10 p.

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Open Access

Periatrial Fat Quality Predicts Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Outcome

Ciuffo, L., Nguyen, H., Marques, M. D., Aronis, K. N., Sivasambu, B., de Vasconcelos, H. D., Tao, S., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Lima, J., Calkins, H. & Ashikaga, H., Jun 1 2019, In : Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging. 12, 6, p. e008764

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Predictors and Incidence of Atrial Flutter After Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

Gucuk Ipek, E., Marine, J., Yang, E., Habibi, M., Chrispin, J., Spragg, D. D., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Cardiology.

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2018

Correlation of right ventricular multielectrode endocardial unipolar mapping and epicardial scar

Chrispin, J., Keramati, A. R., Assis, F. R., Misra, S., Zghaib, T., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Tandri, H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.

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Current management and clinical outcomes for catheter ablation of atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia

Chrispin, J., Misra, S., Marine, J., Rickard, J., Barth, A., Kolandaivelu, A., Ashikaga, H., Tandri, H., Spragg, D. D., Crosson, J., Berger, R. D., Tomaselli, G., Calkins, H. & Sinha, S., Apr 1 2018, In : Europace. 20, 4, p. e51-e59

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Field of view of mapping catheters quantified by electrogram associations with radius of myocardial attenuation on contrast-enhanced cardiac computed tomography

Misra, S., Zahid, S., Prakosa, A., Saju, N., Tandri, H., Berger, R. D., Marine, J., Calkins, H., Zipunnikov, V., Trayanova, N., Zimmerman, S. & Nazarian, S., Nov 1 2018, In : Heart Rhythm. 15, 11, p. 1617-1625 9 p.

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Force sensing catheters: Incidence, timing, and ablation lesion characteristics

Balouch, M., Juang, D., Sivasambu, B., Bajwa, R. J., Zghaib, T., Chrispin, J., Berger, R. D., Ashikaga, H., Calkins, H., Marine, J. & Spragg, D. D., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 11, 2

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Have we reached the point of primary prevention for atrial fibrillation?

Sivasambu, B. & Berger, R. D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

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Initiation of a High-Frequency Jet Ventilation Strategy for Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Safety and Outcomes Data

Sivasambu, B., Hakim, J. B., Barodka, V., Chrispin, J., Berger, R. D., Ashikaga, H., Ciuffo, L., Tao, S., Calkins, H., Marine, J., Trayanova, N. & Spragg, D. D., Dec 1 2018, In : JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. 4, 12, p. 1519-1525 7 p.

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Intra-Atrial Dyssynchrony During Sinus Rhythm Predicts Recurrence After the First Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

Ciuffo, L., Tao, S., Gucuk Ipek, E., Zghaib, T., Balouch, M., Lima, J., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Ashikaga, H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.

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Mechanical dyssynchrony of the left atrium during sinus rhythm is associated with history of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation

Ciuffo, L., Inoue, Y. Y., Tao, S., Ipek, E. G., Balouch, M., Lima, J., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Ashikaga, H., Apr 1 2018, In : European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 19, 4, p. 433-441 9 p.

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Minimally invasive transtracheal cardiac plexus block for sympathetic neuromodulation

Assis, F. R., Yu, D. H., Zhou, X., Sidhu, S., Bapna, A., Engelman, Z. J., Misra, S., Okada, D. R., Chrispin, J., Berger, R. D., Mandal, K., Lee, H. J. & Tandri, H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Heart Rhythm.

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Ranolazine in High-Risk Patients With Implanted Cardioverter-Defibrillators: The RAID Trial

RAID Trial Investigators, Aug 7 2018, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 72, 6, p. 636-645 10 p.

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Rationale and design for ENHANCE CRT: QLV implant strategy for non-left bundle branch block patients

for the ENHANCE CRT Study Group, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : ESC heart failure.

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Relation of Electrocardiographic Left Atrial Abnormalities to Risk of Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Inoue, Y. Y., Ipek, E. G., Khurram, I. M., Ciuffo, L., Chrispin, J., Zimmerman, S., Marine, J., Rickard, J., Spragg, D. D., Nazarian, S., Kusano, K., Lima, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Ashikaga, H., Jul 15 2018, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 122, 2, p. 242-247 6 p.

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Repolarization tremors: Do they predict arrhythmic earthquakes?

Patil, K. D. & Berger, R. D., Mar 1 2018, In : Heart Rhythm. 15, 3, p. 449-450 2 p.

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Standard Ablation Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Ablation in the Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia

Zghaib, T., Ipek, E. G., Hansford, R., Ashikaga, H., Berger, R. D., Marine, J., Spragg, D. D., Tandri, H., Zimmerman, S., Halperin, H. R., Brancato, S., Calkins, H., Henrikson, C. & Nazarian, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology. 11, 1, p. e005973

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Sudden death in patients with coronary heart disease without severe systolic dysfunction

Chatterjee, N. A., Moorthy, M. V., Pester, J., Schaecter, A., Panicker, G. K., Narula, D., Lee, D. C., Goldberger, J. J., Kadish, A., Cook, N. R., Albert, C. M., Elbert, C. M., Mahal, S., Sobolski, J., Danciu, S., Dyke, C., Phang, R., Wolinsky, D., Biederman, R., McLaurin, B. & 137 others, Trichon, B., Serfas, D., Aslam, A., Bugni, W., Hany, A., Jiang, L., Marais, H., Durr, S., Reinoehl, J., Graham, S., Sadler, D., Erenrich, N., Spencer, R., Griffin, J. E. A., Geohas, C., Treasure, C. B., Baki, T., Huneycutt, D., Saliba, W., Svinarich, J. T., Whang, W., Jetty, P., Shanes, J., McGarvey, J., Hankins, S., White, L. L., DeLurgio, D., Karunaratne, H., Flores, E., Gillespie, E., McKenzie, J., Staniloae, C., Altschuller, A., Schuger, C., Radin, M., Pohost, G., Myers, M., Bunch, T. J., Wickemeyer, W., Mendelson, R., Berger, R. D., Ross, T., Sumner, A., Arcement, L., Malik, B., Claxton, N., Rohr, K., Weiss, R., Garcia-Rinaldi, R., Kazmierski, J., Rosenbaum, D., Blonder, R., Ramanathan, K., O'Neill, G., Cochran, K., Kaufman, E., Costantini, O., Hustead, S., Sahul, Z., Bengston, J., Lader, E., Nora, M., Gornick, C., Adabag, S., Tishler, S., Klein, S., Lamas, G., Baig, M., Ratliff, M., Iwai, S., Johnson, G., Oliver, T., Langer, M., Ahn, J., Silver, K. H., Mattson, S. E., Schmidt, J., Ramanathan, P. K., Heitner, J., Riba, A., Thadani, U., Shah, S., Sandler, D., Bello, D., Mostel, E., Patel, R., Simpson, P., Hack, T., Shoultz, C., Figueredo, R., Atieh, M., Herre, J., Bhasin, M., Gauri, A., Gottlieb, C., Hotvedt, P., Chaudhry, M., Greenberg, S., Tsai, W. K., Averbach, M., Cheong, B., Mittal, S., Baker, J., McGrew, F., Kraus, D., Skopicki, H., Lee, S., Gredler, F., Islam, J., Mohiuddin, S., Valderrabano, M., Nasir, N., Anderson, D., Niebauer, M., Colon-Hernandez, P., Mackall, J., Sandhu, R., Ott, P., Nayak, H., Dunlap, S., Aranda, J., Hsu, S., Owens, S., See, V., Menees, D., Flaker, G., Saba, S., Fong, M., Aktas, M., O'Brien, T., Bernstein, V., Saavedra, P., Koshy, M., Whalen, S., Eldadah, Z., Haines, D. & Marzo, K., Jul 1 2018, In : JAMA Cardiology. 3, 7, p. 591-600 10 p.

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Sympathectomy for Stabilization of Heart Failure Due to Drug-Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia

Krishnan, A., Suarez-Pierre, A., Crawford, T. C., Zhou, X., Russell, S. D., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Baumgartner, W. A., Tandri, H. & Mandal, K., Feb 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 105, 2, p. e51-e53

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The Extent of Left Atrial Low-Voltage Areas Included in Pulmonary Vein Isolation Is Associated With Freedom from Recurrent Atrial Arrhythmia

Huang, D., Li, J. B., Zghaib, T., Gucuk Ipek, E., Balouch, M., Spragg, D. D., Ashikaga, H., Tandri, H., Sinha, S., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 34, 1, p. 73-79 7 p.

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The fibrotic substrate in persistent atrial fibrillation patients: Comparison between predictions from computational modeling and measurements from focal impulse and rotor mapping

Boyle, P. M., Hakim, J. B., Zahid, S., Franceschi, W. H., Murphy, M. J., Prakosa, A., Aronis, K. N., Zghaib, T., Balouch, M., Ipek, E. G., Chrispin, J., Berger, R. D., Ashikaga, H., Marine, J., Calkins, H., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D. & Trayanova, N. A., Aug 29 2018, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 9, AUG, 1151.

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Trends and Outcomes of Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia in a Community Cohort

Yousuf, O. K., Zusterzeel, R., Sanders, W., Caños, D., Dekmezian, C., Silverman, H., Calkins, H., Berger, R. D., Tandri, H., Nazarian, S. & Strauss, D. G., Sep 1 2018, In : JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. 4, 9, p. 1189-1199 11 p.

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Ventricular Arrhythmias in Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Okada, D. R., Smith, J., Derakhshan, A., Gowani, Z., Misra, S., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Tandri, H. & Chrispin, J., Sep 18 2018, In : Circulation. 138, 12, p. 1253-1264 12 p.

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Worldwide pacemaker and defibrillator reuse: Systematic review and meta-analysis of contemporary trials

Sinha, S., Sivasambu, B., Yenokyan, G., Crawford, T. C., Chrispin, J., Eagle, K. A., Barth, A., Rickard, J. J., Spragg, D. D., Vlay, S. C., Berger, R. D., Love, C., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F. & Marine, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.

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2017

Ablation as targeted perturbation to rewire communication network of persistent atrial fibrillation

Tao, S., Way, S. F., Garland, J., Chrispin, J., Ciuffo, L. A., Balouch, M. A., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Ashikaga, H., Jul 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 7, e0179459.

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Clinical predictors of cardiac magnetic resonance late gadolinium enhancement in patients with atrial fibrillation

Chrispin, J., Ipek, E. G., Habibi, M., Yang, E., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Ashikaga, H., Rickard, J., Berger, R. D., Zimmerman, S., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., 2017, In : Europace. 19, 3, p. 371-377 7 p.

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Clinical recognition of pacemaker battery depletion and automatic reprogramming

Sinha, S., Chrispin, J., Barth, A., Rickard, J. J., Spragg, D. D., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. & Marine, J., Aug 1 2017, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 40, 8, p. 969-974 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Factors impacting complication rates for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation from 2003 to 2015

Yang, E., Ipek, E. G., Balouch, M., Mints, Y., Chrispin, J., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Ashikaga, H., Rickard, J., Calkins, H., Nazarian, S. & Spragg, D. D., Feb 1 2017, In : Europace. 19, 2, p. 241-249 9 p.

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Impact of rotor temperospatial stability on acute and one-year atrial fibrillation ablation outcomes

Balouch, M., Gucuk Ipek, E., Chrispin, J., Bajwa, R. J., Zghaib, T., Berger, R. D., Ashikaga, H., Nazarian, S., Marine, J., Calkins, H. & Spragg, D. D., Jun 1 2017, In : Clinical Cardiology. 40, 6, p. 383-389 7 p.

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Increased rates of atrial fibrillation recurrence following pulmonary vein isolation in overweight and obese patients

Sivasambu, B., Balouch, M. A., Zghaib, T., Bajwa, R. J., Chrispin, J., Berger, R. D., Ashikaga, H., Nazarian, S., Marine, J., Calkins, H. & Spragg, D. D., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.

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Left atrial appendage occlusion for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation

Bajwa, R. J., Kovell, L., Resar, J. R., Zadeh, A., Mandal, K., Calkins, H. & Berger, R. D., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Cardiology.

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Rotors: How do we know when they are real?

Aronis, K. N., Berger, R. D. & Ashikaga, H., Sep 1 2017, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 10, 9, e005634.

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Safety of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cardiac devices

Nazarian, S., Hansford, R., Rahsepar, A. A., Weltin, V., McVeigh, D., Ipek, E. G., Kwan, A., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Lardo, A. C., Kraut, M. A., Kamel, I. R., Zimmerman, S. & Halperin, H. R., Dec 28 2017, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 377, 26, p. 2555-2564 10 p.

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Subcutaneous Versus Transvenous Implantable Defibrillator Therapy. Achilles' Last Stand?*

Carlson, D. W. & Berger, R. D., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.

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