Ronald D Berger

Professor

1983 …2019

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Erratum: (Circulation (2000) 102 (3053-3059))

Nelson, G. S., Berger, R. D., Fetics, B. J., Talbot, M., Spinelli, J. C., Hare, J. M. & Kass, D. A., Jan 23 2001, In : Circulation. 103, 3, p. 476 1 p.

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Evaluation of spatiotemporal organization of persistent atrial fibrillation with time- and frequency-domain measures in humans

Berntsen, R. F., Cheng, A., Calkins, H. & Berger, R. D., Mar 2009, In : Europace. 11, 3, p. 316-323 8 p.

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Evidence for electrical remodeling of the native conduction system with cardiac resynchronization therapy

Henrikson, C. A., Spragg, D. D., Cheng, A., Capps, M., Devaughn, K., Marine, J., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F. & Berger, R. D., May 2007, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 30, 5, p. 591-595 5 p.

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Facilitation of transvenous lead extraction using site-specific delivery of electrosurgical energy

Catanzaro, J. N., Zviman, M., Kolandaivelu, A., Nazarian, S., Halperin, H. R., Berger, R. D., Brinker, J. A. & Cheng, A., 2014, In : IJC Heart and Vessels. 3, p. 75-77 3 p.

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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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Failure in short-term prediction of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation from continuous electrocardiogram in intensive care unit patients

Sachdev, M., Fetics, B. J., Lai, S., Dalal, D., Insel, J. & Berger, R. D., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 43, 5, p. 400-407 8 p.

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Feasibility of endoscopic guidance for nonsurgical transthoracic atrial and ventricular epicardial ablation

Nazarian, S., Kantsevoy, S. V., Zviman, M. M., Matsen, F. A., Calkins, H., Berger, R. D. & Halperin, H. R., Aug 2008, In : Heart Rhythm. 5, 8, p. 1115-1119 5 p.

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Feasibility of image-based simulation to estimate ablation target in human ventricular arrhythmia

Ashikaga, H., Arevalo, H., Vadakkumpadan, F., Blake, R. C., Bayer, J. D., Nazarian, S., Muz Zviman, M., Tandri, H., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Herzka, D., Trayanova, N. A. & Halperin, H. R., Aug 2013, In : Heart Rhythm. 10, 8, p. 1109-1116 8 p.

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Feasibility of real-time magnetic resonance imaging for catheter guidance in electrophysiology studies

Nazarian, S., Kolandaivelu, A., Zviman, M. M., Meininger, G. R., Kato, R., Susil, R. C., Roguin, A., Dickfeld, T. L., Ashikaga, H., Calkins, H., Berger, R. D., Bluemke, D. A., Lardo, A. C. & Halperin, H. R., Jul 15 2008, In : Circulation. 118, 3, p. 223-229 7 p.

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Feasibility of using patient-specific models and the "minimum cut" algorithm to predict optimal ablation targets for left atrial flutter

Zahid, S., Whyte, K. N., Schwarz, E. L., Blake, R. C., Boyle, P. M., Chrispin, J., Prakosa, A., Ipek, E. G., Pashakhanloo, F., Halperin, H. R., Calkins, H., Berger, R. D., Nazarian, S. & Trayanova, N. A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Heart Rhythm.

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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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Filtered QRS Duration on Signal-Averaged Electrocardiography Predicts Inducibility of Ventricular Tachycardia in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricle Dysplasia

Nasir, K., Tandri, H., Rutberg, J., Tichnell, C., Spevak, P. J., Crosson, J., Baughman, K. L., Kasper, E. K., Tomaselli, G. F., Berger, R. D. & Calkins, H., Oct 2003, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 26, 10, p. 1955-1960 6 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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Functional impact of rate irregularity in patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy

Melenovsky, V., Hay, I., Fetics, B. J., Borlaug, B. A., Kramer, A., Pastore, J. M., Berger, R. D. & Kass, D. A., Apr 2005, In : European Heart Journal. 26, 7, p. 705-711 7 p.

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Gaps in the ablation line as a potential cause of recovery from electrical isolation and their visualization using mri

Ranjan, R., Kato, R., Zviman, M. M., Dickfeld, T. M., Roguin, A., Berger, R. D., Tomaselli, G. F. & Halperin, H. R., Jun 2011, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 4, 3, p. 279-286 8 p.

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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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Heart rate and muscle sympathetic nerve variability during reflex changes of autonomic activity

Saul, J. P., Rea, R. F., Eckberg, D. L., Berger, R. D. & Cohen, R. J., 1990, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 258, 3 27-3

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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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Heart rate variability.

Bilchick, K. C. & Berger, R. D., Jun 2006, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 17, 6, p. 691-694 4 p.

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How to avoid inappropriate shocks

Spragg, D. D. & Berger, R. D., May 2008, In : Heart Rhythm. 5, 5, p. 762-765 4 p.

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Human heart rate variability relation is unchanged during motion sickness

Mullen, T. J., Berger, R. D., Oman, C. M. & Cohen, R. J., Jan 1998, In : Journal of Vestibular Research: Equilibrium and Orientation. 8, 1, p. 95-105 11 p.

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Ibutilide-induced changes in the temporal lability of ventricular repolarization in patients with and without structural heart disease

Cheng, A., Dalal, D., Fetics, B. J., Angkeow, P., Spragg, D. D., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F. & Berger, R. D., Aug 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 8, p. 873-879 7 p.

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Idiopathic ventricular tachycardia originating in the great cardiac vein

Meininger, G. R. & Berger, R. D., Apr 2006, In : Heart Rhythm. 3, 4, p. 464-466 3 p.

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Images in cardiovascular medicine. "Shrink-wrapped" permanent pacemaker.

Henrikson, C. A., Singh, N. K., Bolt, J. F. & Berger, R. D., Aug 31 2004, In : Circulation. 110, 9

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Imaging of myocardial dyssynchrony in congestive heart failure

Rosen, B. D., Lardo, A. C. & Berger, R. D., Dec 2006, In : Heart Failure Reviews. 11, 4, p. 289-303 15 p.

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Impact of heart rhythm status on registration accuracy of the left atrium for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Dong, J., Dalal, D., Scherr, D., Cheema, A., Nazarian, S., Bilchick, K., Almasry, I., Cheng, A., Henrikson, C. A., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D. & Calkins, H., Dec 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 12, p. 1269-1276 8 p.

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Impact of nonischemic scar features on local ventricular electrograms and scar-related ventricular tachycardia circuits in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy

Sasaki, T., Miller, C., Hansford, R., Zipunnikov, V., Zviman, M. M., Marine, J., Spragg, D. D., Cheng, A., Tandri, H., Sinha, S., Kolandaivelu, A., Zimmerman, S., Bluemke, D. A., Tomaselli, G. F., Berger, R. D., Halperin, H. R., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Dec 2013, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 6, 6, p. 1139-1147 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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Impact of ventricular response irregularity in patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure [8] (multiple letters)

Ballo, P., Badolati, S., Bernabò, D., Faraguti, S. A., Melenovsky, V., Berger, R. D. & Kass, D. A., Aug 2005, In : European Heart Journal. 26, 16, p. 1689-1690 2 p.

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Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy

Roguin, A., Bomma, C. S., Nasir, K., Tandri, H., Tichnell, C., James, C. A., Rutberg, J., Crosson, J., Spevak, P. J., Berger, R. D., Halperin, H. R. & Calkins, H., May 19 2004, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 43, 10, p. 1843-1852 10 p.

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Improved left ventricular mechanics from acute VDD pacing in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy and ventricular conduction delay

Kass, D. A., Chen, C. H., Curry, C., Talbot, M., Berger, R. D., Fetics, B. & Nevo, E., Mar 30 1999, In : Circulation. 99, 12, p. 1567-1573 7 p.

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Incidence and outcomes of protamine reactions in patients undergoing catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Chilukuri, K., Henrikson, C. A., Dalal, D., Scherr, D., MacPherson, E. C., Cheng, A., Spragg, D. D., Nazarian, S., Sinha, S., Berger, R. D., Marine, J. & Calkins, H., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 25, 3, p. 175-181 7 p.

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Incidence and predictors of left atrial thrombus prior to catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Scherr, D., Dalal, D., Chilukuri, K., Dong, J., Spragg, D. D., Henrikson, C. A., Nazarian, S., Cheng, A., Berger, R. D., Abraham, T. P., Calkins, H. & Marine, J., Apr 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 4, p. 379-384 6 p.

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Incidence and predictors of periprocedural cerebrovascular accident in patients undergoing catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Scherr, D., Sharma, K., Dalal, D., Spragg, D. D., Chilukuri, K., Cheng, A., Dong, J., Henrikson, C. A., Nazarian, S., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Marine, J., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 12, p. 1357-1363 7 p.

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Incidence and predictors of pulmonary vein stenosis following catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation using the anatomic pulmonary vein ablation approach: Results from paired magnetic resonance imaging

Dong, J., Vasamreddy, C. R., Jayam, V., Dalal, D., Dickfeld, T., Eldadah, Z., Meininger, G., Halperin, H. R., Berger, R. D., Bluemke, D. A. & Calkins, H., Aug 2005, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 16, 8, p. 845-852 8 p.

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Incidence and time course of early recovery of pulmonary vein conduction after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Cheema, A., Dong, J., Dalal, D., Marine, J., Henrikson, C. A., Spragg, D. D., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Bilchick, K., Sinha, S., Scherr, D., Almasry, I., Halperin, H. R., Berger, R. D. & Calkins, H., Apr 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 4, p. 387-391 5 p.

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Incidence of late atrial fibrillation in bilateral lung versus heart transplants

Magruder, J. T., Plum, W., Crawford, T. C., Grimm, J. C., Borja, M. C., Berger, R. D., Tandri, H., Calkins, H., Cameron, D. E. & Mandal, K., Oct 1 2016, In : Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals. 24, 8, p. 772-778 7 p.

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Increased beat-to-beat QT variability in patients with congestive cardiac failure

Raghunandan, D. S., Desai, N., Mallavarapu, M., Berger, R. D. & Yeragani, V. K., Mar 2005, In : Indian Heart Journal. 57, 2, p. 138-142 5 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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Infiltrated atrial fat characterizes underlying atrial fibrillation substrate in patients at risk as defined by the ARIC atrial fibrillation risk score

Tereshchenko, L. G., Rizzi, P., Mewton, N., Volpe, G. J., Murthy, S., Strauss, D. G., Liu, C. Y., Marchlinski, F. E., Spooner, P., Berger, R. D., Kellman, P. & Lima, J., Mar 1 2014, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 172, 1, p. 196-201 6 p.

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Influence of atrial function and mechanical synchrony on LV hemodynamic status in heart failure patients on resynchronization therapy

Liang, H. Y., Cheng, A., Chang, K. C., Berger, R. D., Agarwal, K., Eulitt, P., Corretti, M., Tomaselli, G., Calkins, H., Kass, D. A. & Abraham, T. P., Jul 2011, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 4, 7, p. 691-698 8 p.

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Inhibition of tachytherapy during ventricular tachycardia in a patient with a functioning dual-chamber ICD: What is the mechanism?

Needleman, M., Berger, R. D. & Cheng, A., Mar 2012, In : Heart Rhythm. 9, 3, p. 467-469 3 p.

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Initial experience in the use of integrated electroanatomic mapping with three-dimensional MR/CT images to guide catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Dong, J., Dickfeld, T., Dalal, D., Cheema, A., Vasamreddy, C. R., Henrikson, C. A., Marine, J., Halperin, H. R., Berger, R. D., Lima, J., Bluemke, D. A. & Calkins, H., May 2006, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 17, 5, p. 459-466 8 p.

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Initial experience with a novel focused ultrasound ablation system for ring ablation outside the pulmonary vein

Meininger, G. R., Calkins, H., Lickfett, L., Lopath, P., Fjield, T., Pacheco, R., Harhen, P., Rodriguez, E. R., Berger, R. D., Halperin, H. R. & Solomon, S. B., Apr 2003, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 8, 2, p. 141-148 8 p.

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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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