Ronald D Berger

Professor

1983 …2019

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Research Output

2010

Outcomes in patients requiring cardioversion following catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Chilukuri, K., Dukes, J., Dalal, D., Marine, J., Henrikson, C. A., Scherr, D., Sinha, S., Berger, R. D., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D. & Calkins, H., 2010, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 21, 1, p. 27-32 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

QRS prolongation in myotonic muscular dystrophy and diffuse fibrosis on cardiac magnetic resonance

Nazarian, S., Bluemke, D. A., Wagner, K. R., Zviman, M. M., Turkbey, E., Caffo, B. S., Shehata, M., Edwards, D., Butcher, B., Calkins, H., Berger, R. D., Halperin, H. R. & Tomaselli, G. F., 2010, In : Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 64, 1, p. 107-114 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transoesophageal echocardiography predictors of periprocedural cerebrovascular accident in patients undergoing catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Chilukuri, K., Mayer, S. A., Scherr, D., Dalal, D., Abraham, T., Henrikson, C. A., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Sinha, S., Spragg, D. D., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Marine, J., Nov 2010, In : Europace. 12, 11, p. 1543-1549 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventricular arrhythmia is predicted by sum absolute QRST integralbut not by QRS width

Tereshchenko, L. G., Cheng, A., Fetics, B. J., Marine, J., Spragg, D. D., Sinha, S., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F. & Berger, R. D., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 43, 6, p. 548-552 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Association of transseptal punctures with isolated migraine aura in patients undergoing catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias

Chilukuri, K., Sinha, S., Berger, R. D., Marine, J., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Scherr, D., Spragg, D. D., Calkins, H. & Henrikson, C. A., 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 11, p. 1227-1230 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Does left atrial volume and pulmonary venous anatomy predict the outcome of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation?

Hof, I., Chilukuri, K., Zadeh, A., Scherr, D., Dalal, D., Nazarian, S., Henrikson, C., Spragg, D. D., Berger, R. D., Marine, J. & Calkins, H., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 9, p. 1005-1010 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intracardiac QT variability in patients with structural heart disease on class III antiarrhythmic drugs

Tereshchenko, L. G., Fetics, B. J. & Berger, R. D., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 42, 6, p. 505-510 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long- and short-term temporal stability of complex fractionated atrial electrograms in human left atrium during atrial fibrillation

Scherr, D., Dalal, D., Cheema, A., Nazarian, S., Almasry, I., Bilchick, K., Cheng, A., Henrikson, C. A., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Dong, J., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 1, p. 13-21 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Managed ventricular pacing below the lower rate limit: Is it simply caused by ventricular-based pacing?

Cheng, A., Calkins, H. & Berger, R. D., Aug 2009, In : Heart Rhythm. 6, 8, p. 1240-1241 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediction of ventricular tachyarrhythmias by intracardiac repolarization variability analysis

Tereshchenko, L. G., Fetics, B. J., Domitrovich, P. P., Lindsay, B. D. & Berger, R. D., Jun 2009, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2, 3, p. 276-284 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Predictive value of obstructive sleep apnoea assessed by the Berlin Questionnaire for outcomes after the catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Chilukuri, K., Dalal, D., Marine, J., Scherr, D., Henrikson, C. A., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Berger, R. D. & Calkins, H., Jul 2009, In : Europace. 11, 7, p. 896-901 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

QT Interval Variability. Is It a Measure of Autonomic Activity?

Berger, R. D., Aug 25 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 54, 9, p. 851-852 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recommendations from the Heart Rhythm Society Task Force on Lead Performance Policies and Guidelines. Developed in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA)

Maisel, W. H., Hauser, R. G., Hammill, S. C., Hauser, R. G., Ellenbogen, K. A., Epstein, A. E., Hayes, D. L., Alpert, J. S., Berger, R. D., Curtis, A. B., Dubin, A. M., Estes, N. A. M., Gura, M. T., Krahn, A. D., Lampert, R., Lindsay, B. D. & Wilkoff, B. L., Jun 2009, In : Heart Rhythm. 6, 6, p. 869-885 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex discrimination and the QT interval

Berger, R. D., Feb 2009, In : Heart Rhythm. 6, 2, p. 187-188 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The clinical utility of entrainment pacing

Deo, R. & Berger, R. D., Apr 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 4, p. 466-470 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transient Local Injury Current in Right Ventricular Electrogram After Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Shock Predicts Heart Failure Progression

Tereshchenko, L. G., Faddis, M. N., Fetics, B. J., Zelik, K. E., Efimov, I. R. & Berger, R. D., Aug 25 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 54, 9, p. 822-828 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventricular arrhythmia inducibility predicts subsequent ICD activation in nonischemic cardiomyopathy patients

Daubert, J. P., Winters, S. L., SubaČius, H., Berger, R. D., Ellenbogen, K. A., Taylor, S. G., Schaechter, A., Howard, A. & Kadish, A., Jun 2009, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 32, 6, p. 755-761 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Assessment of Dyssynchrony and Myocardial Scar Predicts Function Class Improvement Following Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Bilchick, K. C., Dimaano, V., Wu, K. C-C., Helm, R. H., Weiss, R. G., Lima, J., Berger, R. D., Tomaselli, G. F., Bluemke, D. A., Halperin, H. R., Abraham, T., Kass, D. A. & Lardo, A. C., Sep 2008, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 1, 5, p. 561-568 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complications of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: Incidence and predictors

Spragg, D. D., Dalal, D., Cheema, A., Scherr, D., Chilukuri, K., Cheng, A., Henrikson, C. A., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Dong, J. & Calkins, H., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 19, 6, p. 627-631 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Determinants of gradient field-induced current in a pacemaker lead system in a magnetic resonance imaging environment

Tandri, H., Zviman, M. M., Wedan, S. R., Lloyd, T., Berger, R. D. & Halperin, H. R., Mar 2008, In : Heart Rhythm. 5, 3, p. 462-468 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnostic accuracy of arterial phase 64-slice multidetector CT angiography for left atrial appendage thrombus in patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation

Gottlieb, I., Pinheiro, A., Brinker, J. A., Corretti, M., Mayer, S. A., Bluemke, D. A., Lima, J., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Abraham, T. P. & Henrikson, C. A., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 19, 3, p. 247-251 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How to avoid inappropriate shocks

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

Automated detection and characterization of complex fractionated atrial electrograms in human left atrium during atrial fibrillation

Scherr, D., Dalal, D., Cheema, A., Cheng, A., Henrikson, C. A., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Dong, J., Aug 2007, In : Heart Rhythm. 4, 8, p. 1013-1020 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Characterization of acute and subacute radiofrequency ablation lesions with nonenhanced magnetic resonance imaging

Dickfeld, T., Kato, R., Zviman, M., Nazarian, S., Dong, J., Ashikaga, H., Lardo, A. C., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Halperin, H. R., Feb 2007, In : Heart Rhythm. 4, 2, p. 208-214 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Circumferential Ablation With Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Permanent Atrial Fibrillation

Cheema, A., Dong, J., Dalal, D., Marine, J., Henrikson, C. A., Spragg, D. D., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Bilchick, K. C., Almasry, I., Sinha, S., Scherr, D., Halperin, H. R., Berger, R. D. & Calkins, H., May 15 2007, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 99, 10, p. 1425-1428 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diminished Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony and Impact of Resynchronization in Failing Hearts With Right Versus Left Bundle Branch Block

Byrne, M. J., Helm, R. H., Daya, S., Osman, N. F., Halperin, H. R., Berger, R. D., Kass, D. A. & Lardo, A. C., Oct 9 2007, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 50, 15, p. 1484-1490 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enhanced infarct border zone function and altered mechanical activation predict inducibility of monomorphic ventricular tachycardia in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy

Fernandes, V. R. S., Wu, K. C-C., Rosen, B. D., Schmidt, A., Lardo, A. C., Osman, N. F., Halperin, H. R., Tomaselli, G., Berger, R. D., Bluemke, D. A., Marbán, E. & Lima, J., Dec 2007, In : Radiology. 245, 3, p. 712-719 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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Magnetic resonance-based anatomical analysis of scar-related ventricular tachycardia: Implications for catheter ablation

Ashikaga, H., Sasano, T., Dong, J., Zviman, M. M., Evers, R., Hopenfeld, B., Castro, V., Helm, R. H., Dickfeld, T., Nazarian, S., Donahue, J. K., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Abraham, M. R., Marbán, E., Lardo, A. C., McVeigh, E. R. & Halperin, H. R., Oct 2007, In : Circulation Research. 101, 9, p. 939-947 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Novel electrode design for potentially painless internal defibrillation also allows for successful external defibrillation

Jayanti, V., Zviman, M. M., Nazarian, S., Halperin, H. R. & Berger, R. D., Oct 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 10, p. 1095-1100 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prevention of sudden death in patients at risk: Channelopathies and arrhythmic syndromes in the structurally normal heart

Cheng, A., Tomaselli, G. F. & Berger, R. D., Jan 1 2007, Cardiac Arrest: The Science and Practice of Resuscitation Medicine. Cambridge University Press, p. 921-936 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Real-Time Percutaneous Optical Imaging of Anatomical Structures in the Heart Through Blood Using a Catheter-Based Infrared Imaging System

Grundfest, W. S., Val-Mejias, J., Monnet, E., Knight, B. P., Nazarian, S., Berger, R. D., Ferguson, T. B., Roden, M. M., Amundson, D., Hanlin, J. & Blankenship, L., Dec 2007, In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 19, 4, p. 336-341 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Relationship between beat-to-beat variability of RT-peak and RT-end intervals in normal controls, patients with anxiety, and patients with cardiovascular disease

Yeragani, V. K., Berger, R. D., Desai, N., Bar, K. J., Chokka, P. & Tancer, M., Jul 2007, In : Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology. 12, 3, p. 203-209 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhythm discrimination during uninterrupted CPR using motion artifact reduction system

Berger, R. D., Palazzolo, J. & Halperin, H. R., Oct 2007, In : Resuscitation. 75, 1, p. 145-152 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Three-dimensional mapping of optimal left ventricular pacing site for cardiac resynchronization

Helm, R. H., Byrne, M., Helm, P. A., Daya, S. K., Osman, N. F., Tunin, R., Halperin, H. R., Berger, R. D., Kass, D. A. & Lardo, A. C., Feb 2007, In : Circulation. 115, 8, p. 953-961 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006

Are implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks a surrogate for sudden cardiac death in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy?

Ellenbogen, K. A., Levine, J. H., Berger, R. D., Daubert, J. P., Winters, S. L., Greenstein, E., Shalaby, A., Schaechter, A., Subacius, H. & Kadish, A., Feb 2006, In : Circulation. 113, 6, p. 776-782 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Characterization of radiofrequency ablation lesions with gadolinium-enhanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging

Dickfeld, T., Kato, R., Zviman, M., Lai, S., Meininger, G., Lardo, A. C., Roguin, A., Blumke, D., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Halperin, H. R., Jan 17 2006, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 47, 2, p. 370-378 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical utility and safety of a protocol for noncardiac and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging of patients with permanent pacemakers and implantable-cardioverter defibrillators at 1.5 tesla

Nazarian, S., Roguin, A., Zviman, M. M., Lardo, A. C., Dickfeld, T. L., Calkins, H., Weiss, R. G., Berger, R. D., Bluemke, D. A. & Halperin, H. R., Sep 2006, In : Circulation. 114, 12, p. 1277-1284 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle