Ronald D Berger

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1983 …2019
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2016

"2 for 1 Phenomenon" on Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Intracardiac Tracing

Mcclendon, E., Suzuki, T., Tanawuttiwat, T., Rhodes, T. E. & Berger, R. D., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia
Implantable Defibrillators
Atrial Fibrillation
Recurrence
Atrial Pressure
Left Atrial Function
Catheter Ablation

Association of left atrial epicardial adipose tissue with electrogram bipolar voltage and fractionation: Electrophysiologic substrates for atrial fibrillation

Zghaib, T., Ipek, E. G., Zahid, S., Balouch, M. A., Misra, S., Ashikaga, H., Berger, R. D., Marine, J., Spragg, D. D., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Trayanova, N., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Dec 1 2016, In : Heart Rhythm. 13, 12, p. 2333-2339 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Adipose Tissue
Odds Ratio
Body Mass Index
Pulmonary Veins

Association of left atrial function with incident atypical atrial flutter after atrial fibrillation ablation

Gucuk Ipek, E., Marine, J., Habibi, M., Chrispin, J., Lima, J., Rickard, J., Spragg, D. D., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Feb 1 2016, In : Heart Rhythm. 13, 2, p. 391-398 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Left Atrial Function
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Laser Therapy

Association of Left Atrial Local Conduction Velocity with Late Gadolinium Enhancement on Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Fukumoto, K., Habibi, M., Ipek, E. G., Zahid, S., Khurram, I. M., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Spragg, D. D., Ashikaga, H., Trayanova, N., Tomaselli, G. F., Rickard, J., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Mar 1 2016, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 9, 3, e002897.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gadolinium
Atrial Fibrillation
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Image Enhancement
Pulmonary Veins

Cardiovascular implantable electronic device function and longevity at autopsy: an underestimated resource

Sinha, S., Crain, B., Flickinger, K., Calkins, H., Rickard, J., Cheng, A., Berger, R. D., Tomaselli, G. & Marine, J., Oct 1 2016, In : Heart Rhythm. 13, 10, p. 1971-1976 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implantable Defibrillators
Autopsy
Equipment and Supplies
Defibrillators
Registries

Clinical Inferences of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Analysis at Autopsy

Sinha, S., Crain, B., Flickinger, K., Calkins, H., Rickard, J., Cheng, A., Berger, R. D., Tomaselli, G. & Marine, J., Sep 20 2016, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 68, 12, p. 1255-1264 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autopsy
Device Removal
Equipment and Supplies
Defibrillators
Sudden Death

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Flutter
Catheter Ablation
Computer Simulation
Gadolinium
Atrial Fibrillation

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Transplants
Lung
Incidence
Body Mass Index
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Canidae
Electrocardiography
Heart Failure
Tomography

Lack of regional association between atrial late gadolinium enhancement on cardiac magnetic resonance and atrial fibrillation rotors

Chrispin, J., Gucuk Ipek, E., Zahid, S., Prakosa, A., Habibi, M., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Ashikaga, H., Rickard, J., Trayanova, N. A., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Mar 1 2016, In : Heart Rhythm. 13, 3, p. 654-660 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gadolinium
Atrial Fibrillation
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Incidence
Fibrosis

Non-invasive electromechanical activation imaging as a tool to study left ventricular dyssynchronous patients: Implication for CRT therapy

Dawoud, F., Spragg, D. D., Berger, R. D., Cheng, A., Horáček, B. M., Halperin, H. R. & Lardo, A. C., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Electrocardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Therapeutics
Direction compound
Implantable Defibrillators
Shock
Pain
Skeletal Muscle
Aptitude
Left Atrial Function
Pulmonary Veins
Atrial Fibrillation
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Tachycardia
Transesophageal Echocardiography
Atrial Appendage
Atrial Fibrillation
Thrombosis
Patent Foramen Ovale
2015

An unusual long RP tachycardia: What is the mechanism?

Bansal, S., Berger, R. D. & Spragg, D. D., Apr 1 2015, In : Heart Rhythm. 12, 4, p. 845-846 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia
Cardiac Electrophysiologic Techniques
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Catheter Ablation
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents

Clinical Management and Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

Yousuf, O., Chrispin, J., Tomaselli, G. F. & Berger, R. D., Jun 5 2015, In : Circulation Research. 116, 12, p. 2020-2040 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sudden Cardiac Death
Implantable Defibrillators
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Primary Prevention
Secondary Prevention

Comparison of preexisting and ablation-induced late gadolinium enhancement on left atrial magnetic resonance imaging

Fukumoto, K., Habibi, M., Gucuk Ipek, E., Khurram, I. M., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Spragg, D. D., Ashikaga, H., Rickard, J., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Apr 1 2015, In : Heart Rhythm. 12, 4, p. 668-672 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gadolinium
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Pulmonary Veins
Atrial Fibrillation
Fibrosis

Left Atrial LGE and Arrhythmia Recurrence Following Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Paroxysmal and Persistent AF

Khurram, I. M., Habibi, M., Gucuk Ipek, E., Chrispin, J., Yang, E., Fukumoto, K., Dewire, J., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Ashikaga, H., Rickard, J., Zhang, Y., Zipunnikov, V., Zimmerman, S., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., May 27 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Veins
Gadolinium
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Recurrence

Lightning rods that don't protect

Berger, R. D., Oct 1 2015, In : Heart Rhythm. 12, 10, p. 2170-2171 2 p., 6316.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Materials Testing
Catheter Ablation
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Myocardium
Electrodes

Mercury Exposure and Heart Rate Variability: a Systematic Review

Gribble, M. O., Cheng, A., Berger, R. D., Rosman, L. & Guallar, E., Sep 1 2015, In : Current environmental health reports. 2, 3, p. 304-314 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
Heart Rate
Environmental Exposure
Denmark
Polynesia

MRI Evaluation of Radiofrequency, Cryothermal, and Laser Left Atrial Lesion Formation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Khurram, I. M., Catanzaro, J. N., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Berger, R. D., Cheng, A., Sinha, S., Dewire, J., Marine, J., Spragg, D. D., Ashikaga, H., Halperin, H. R., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Nov 1 2015, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 38, 11, p. 1317-1324 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Cicatrix
Lasers
Pulmonary Veins
Gadolinium

New insight into scar-related ventricular tachycardia circuits in ischemic cardiomyopathy: Fat deposition after myocardial infarction on computed tomography - A pilot study

Sasaki, T., Calkins, H., Miller, C., Zviman, M. M., Zipunnikov, V., Arai, T., Sawabe, M., Terashima, M., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Nazarian, S. & Zimmerman, S., Jul 1 2015, In : Heart Rhythm. 12, 7, p. 1508-1518 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventricular Tachycardia
Cardiomyopathies
Cicatrix
Fats
Myocardial Infarction
Left Atrial Function
Atrial Fibrillation
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Stroke
Transient Ischemic Attack

Safety of Novel Oral Anticoagulants Compared With Uninterrupted Warfarin for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

Armbruster, H. L., Lindsley, J. P., Moranville, M. P., Habibi, M., Khurram, I. M., Spragg, D. D., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Marine, J., Mar 26 2015, In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 49, 3, p. 278-284 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter Ablation
Warfarin
Anticoagulants
Atrial Fibrillation
Safety

The implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: An update

Miller, J. D., Yousuf, O. & Berger, R. D., Oct 1 2015, In : Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine. 25, 7, p. 606-611 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implantable Defibrillators
Sudden Cardiac Death
Primary Prevention
Secondary Prevention
Shock
2014

Atrial septal angulation varies widely in patients undergoing pulmonary vein isolation

Fender, E. A., Sibley, C. T., Nazarian, S., Cheng, A., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Lima, J., Brinker, J. A. & Henrikson, C. A., 2014, In : Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 26, 3, p. 128-131 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Veins
Punctures
Needles
Multidetector Computed Tomography
Echocardiography

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Defibrillators
Excimer Lasers
Traction
Transducers
Blood Vessels

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Fats
Analysis of Variance
Switzerland
Body Mass Index

Magnetic resonance image intensity ratio, a normalized measure to enable interpatient comparability of left atrial fibrosis

Khurram, I. M., Beinart, R., Zipunnikov, V., Dewire, J., Yarmohammadi, H., Sasaki, T., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Halperin, H. R., Calkins, H., Zimmerman, S. & Nazarian, S., Jan 2014, In : Heart Rhythm. 11, 1, p. 85-92 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gadolinium
Cicatrix
Fibrosis
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Mechanical alternans is associated with mortality in acute hospitalized heart failure prospective mechanical alternans study (mas)

Kim, R., Cingolani, O., Wittstein, I. S., McLean, R., Han, L., Cheng, K., Robinson, E., Brinker, J. A., Schulman, S. P., Berger, R. D., Henrikson, C. A. & Tereshchenko, L. G., 2014, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 7, 2, p. 259-266 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Mortality
Confidence Intervals
Intensive Care Units
Transplants

Number of P-wave fragmentations on P-SAECG correlates with infiltrated atrial fat

Murthy, S., Rizzi, P., Mewton, N., Strauss, D. G., Liu, C. Y., Volpe, G. J., Marchlinski, F. E., Spooner, P., Berger, R. D., Kellman, P., Lima, J. & Tereshchenko, L. G., 2014, In : Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology. 19, 2, p. 114-121 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Fats
Heart Atria
Noise
Lead
Catheter Ablation
Atrial Fibrillation
Fibrosis
Gadolinium
Linear Models
2013

Arrhythmia risk stratification based on QT interval instability: An intracardiac electrocardiogram study

Chen, X., Tereshchenko, L. G., Berger, R. D. & Trayanova, N. A., Jun 2013, In : Heart Rhythm. 10, 6, p. 875-880 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Arrhythmias
Electrocardiography
Implantable Defibrillators
Survival Analysis
Survival

Complex assessment of the temporal lability of repolarization

Han, L., Cheng, A., Sur, S., Tomaselli, G. F., Berger, R. D. & Tereshchenko, L. G., Jun 20 2013, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 166, 2, p. 543-545 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Action Potentials
Case-Control Studies
Electrocardiography
Cohort Studies
Heart Failure

Defibrillation success with high frequency electric fields is related to degree and location of conduction block

Weinberg, S. H., Chang, K. C., Zhu, R., Tandri, H., Berger, R. D., Trayanova, N. A. & Tung, L., May 2013, In : Heart Rhythm. 10, 5, p. 740-748 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventricular Fibrillation
Membrane Potentials
Muscle Cells
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Myocardium

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventricular Tachycardia
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Cicatrix
Gadolinium
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventricular Tachycardia
Cardiomyopathies
Cicatrix
Gadolinium
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Longitudinal changes in intracardiac repolarization lability in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Guduru, A., Lansdown, J., Chernichenko, D., Berger, R. D. & Tereshchenko, L. G., 2013, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 4 AUG, Article 208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implantable Defibrillators
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia
Defibrillators
Cardiac Electrophysiologic Techniques

Phrenic nerve injury: An underrecognized and potentially preventable complication of pulmonary vein isolation using a wide-area circumferential ablation approach

Yong Ji, S., Dewire, J., Barcelon, B., Philips, B., Catanzaro, J., Nazarian, S., Cheng, A., Spragg, D. D., Tandri, H., Bansal, S., Ashikaga, H., Rickard, J., Kolandaivelu, A., Sinha, S., Marine, J., Calkins, H. & Berger, R. D., Oct 1 2013, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 24, 10, p. 1086-1091 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phrenic Nerve
Pulmonary Veins
Wounds and Injuries

Predictors of high defibrillation threshold in the modern era

Lin, E. F., Dalal, D., Cheng, A., Marine, J., Nazarian, S., Sinha, S., Spragg, D. D., Tandri, H., Halperin, H. R., Calkins, H., Berger, R. D., Tomaselli, G. F. & Henrikson, C. A., Feb 2013, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 36, 2, p. 231-237 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stroke Volume
Implantable Defibrillators
Cardiomyopathies
Multivariate Analysis
Retrospective Studies

Real-time CT-guided percutaneous placement of LV pacing leads

Dickfeld, T., Dauer, L., Deodhar, A., Berger, R. D., Fleiter, T. & Solomon, S., Jan 2013, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 6, 1, p. 96-104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Swine
Coronary Sinus
Pneumothorax
Pericardiocentesis
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Relationship between left atrial appendage morphology and stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation

Khurram, I. M., Dewire, J., Mager, M., Maqbool, F., Zimmerman, S., Zipunnikov, V., Beinart, R., Marine, J., Spragg, D. D., Berger, R. D., Ashikaga, H., Nazarian, S. & Calkins, H., Dec 2013, In : Heart Rhythm. 10, 12, p. 1843-1849 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Appendage
Atrial Fibrillation
Stroke
Tomography
Cactaceae

Response to atrial extrastimulus during supraventricular tachycardia: What is the mechanism?

Philips, B., Berger, R. D. & Marine, J., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 24, 3, p. 359-363 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supraventricular Tachycardia
Tachycardia
Teaching

Safety and efficacy of atrial fibrillation ablation in young patients

Dewire, J., Agarwal, S., Khurram, I. K., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Spragg, D. D., Ashikaga, H., Rickard, J., Nazarian, S. & Calkins, H., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 6, 3, p. 19-22 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Safety
Catheter Ablation
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents

Significance of leukocytosis after cardiac device implantation

Tompkins, C., Cheng, A., Brinker, J. A., Marine, J., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Sinha, S., Halperin, H. R., Tomaselli, G. F., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Henrikson, C. A., Jun 1 2013, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 111, 11, p. 1608-1612 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leukocytosis
Equipment and Supplies
Infection
Implantable Defibrillators
Bacteremia

The effect of antiarrhythmic medication management on atrial fibrillation ablation outcomes

Dukes, J. W., Chilukuri, K., Scherr, D., Marine, J., Berger, R. D., Nazarian, S., Cheng, A., Spragg, D. D., Calkins, H. & Henrikson, C. A., Aug 2013, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 24, 8, p. 882-887 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Recurrence
Catheter Ablation
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Registries

VT begets VT - And other bad stuff - In patients treated with CRT-D

Jamal, S. M. & Berger, R. D., Jul 2013, In : Heart Rhythm. 10, 7, p. 951-952 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implantable Defibrillators
Ventricular Tachycardia
Heart Rate
2012

2012 EHRA/HRS expert consensus statement on cardiac resynchronization therapy in heart failure: Implant and follow-up recommendations and management

Daubert, J. C., Saxon, L., Adamson, P. B., Auricchio, A., Berger, R. D., Beshai, J. F., Breithard, O., Brignole, M., Cleland, J., Delurgio, D. B., Dickstein, K., Exner, D. V., Gold, M., Grimm, R. A., Hayes, D. L., Israel, C., Leclercq, C., Linde, C., Lindenfeld, J., Merkely, B. & 10 others, Mont, L., Murgatroyd, F., Prinzen, F., Saba, S. F., Shinbane, J. S., Singh, J., Tang, A. S., Vardas, P. E., Wilkoff, B. L. & Zamorano, J. L., Sep 2012, In : Heart Rhythm. 9, 9, p. 1524-1576 53 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Imaging Techniques
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Physiologic Monitoring
Electrocardiography
Heart Failure

2012 EHRA/HRS expert consensus statement on cardiac resynchronization therapy in heart failure: Implant and follow-up recommendations and management

Daubert, J. C., Saxon, L., Adamson, P. B., Auricchio, A., Berger, R. D., Beshai, J. F., Breithard, O., Brignole, M., Cleland, J., Delurgio, D. B., Dickstein, K., Exner, D. V., Gold, M., Grimm, R. A., Hayes, D. L., Israel, C., Leclercq, C., Linde, C., Lindenfeld, J., Merkely, B. & 23 others, Mont, L., Murgatroyd, F., Prinzen, F., Saba, S. F., Shinbane, J. S., Singh, J., Tang, A. S., Vardas, P. E., Wilkoff, B. L., Zamorano, J. L., Anand, I., Blomström-Lundqvist, C., Boehmer, J. P., Calkins, H., Cazeau, S., Delgado, V., Estes, N. A. M., Haines, D., Kusumoto, F., Leyva, P., Ruschitzka, F., Stevenson, L. W. & Torp-Pedersen, C. T., Sep 2012, In : Europace. 14, 9, p. 1236-1286 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Heart Failure