Ronald D Berger

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1983 …2020

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2012

Intracardiac J-point elevation before the onset of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Tereshchenko, L. G., McCabe, A., Han, L., Sur, S., Huang, T., Marine, J. E., Cheng, A., Spragg, D. D., Sinha, S., Calkins, H., Stein, K., Tomaselli, G. F. & Berger, R. D., Oct 1 2012, In : Heart Rhythm. 9, 10, p. 1594-1602 9 p.

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Myocardial structural associations with local electrograms: A study of postinfarct ventricular tachycardia pathophysiology and magnetic resonance-based noninvasive mapping

Sasaki, T., Miller, C. F., Hansford, R., Yang, J., Caffo, B. S., Zviman, M. M., Henrikson, C. A., Marine, J. E., Spragg, D., Cheng, A., Tandri, H., Sinha, S., Kolandaivelu, A., Zimmerman, S. L., Bluemke, D. A., Tomaselli, G. F., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Halperin, H. R. & Nazarian, S., Dec 1 2012, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 5, 6, p. 1081-1090 10 p.

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Predictive value of beat-to-beat qt variability index across the continuum of left ventricular dysfunction competing risks of noncardiac or cardiovascular death and sudden or nonsudden cardiac death

Tereshchenko, L. G., Cygankiewicz, I., McNitt, S., Vazquez, R., Bayes-Genis, A., Han, L., Sur, S., Couderc, J. P., Berger, R. D., De Luna, A. B. & Zareba, W., Oct 11 2012, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 5, 4, p. 719-727 9 p.

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Prospective comparison of discrimination algorithms to prevent inappropriate ICD therapy: Primary results of the Rhythm ID Going Head to Head Trial

Gold, M. R., Ahmad, S., Browne, K., Berg, K. C., Thackeray, L. & Berger, R. D., Mar 1 2012, In : Heart Rhythm. 9, 3, p. 370-377 8 p.

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QT variability paradox after premature ventricular contraction in patients with structural heart disease and ventricular arrhythmias

Das, D., Han, L., Berger, R. D. & Tereshchenko, L. G., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 45, 6, p. 652-657 6 p.

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The value of defibrillator far-field electrograms for ablation of idiopathic ventricular fibrillation

Philips, B., Tompkins, C., Berger, R. D. & Nazarian, S., Apr 1 2012, In : Europace. 14, 4, p. 607-608 2 p.

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2011

A new electrocardiogram marker to identify patients at low risk for ventricular tachyarrhythmias: Sum magnitude of the absolute QRST integral

Tereshchenko, L. G., Cheng, A., Fetics, B. J., Butcher, B., Marine, J. E., Spragg, D. D., Sinha, S., Dalal, D., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F. & Berger, R. D., Mar 1 2011, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 44, 2, p. 208-216 9 p.

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Antiarrhythmic effect of reverse electrical remodeling associated with cardiac resynchronization therapy

Tereshchenko, L. G., Henrikson, C. A., Stempniewicz, P., Han, L. & Berger, R. D., Mar 1 2011, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 34, 3, p. 357-364 8 p.

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Appropriate and inappropriate electrical therapies delivered by an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: Effect on intracardiac electrogram

Stempniewicz, P., Cheng, A., Connolly, A., Wang, X. Y., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F., Berger, R. D. & Tereshchenko, L. G., May 1 2011, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 22, 5, p. 554-560 7 p.

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A prospective evaluation of a protocol for magnetic resonance imaging of patients with implanted cardiac devices

Nazarian, S., Hansford, R., Roguin, A., Goldsher, D., Zviman, M. M., Lardo, A. C., Caffo, B. S., Frick, K. D., Kraut, M. A., Kamel, I. R., Calkins, H., Berger, R. D., Bluemke, D. A. & Halperin, H. R., Oct 4 2011, In : Annals of internal medicine. 155, 7, p. 415-424 10 p.

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Complications arising from catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: Temporal trends and predictors

Hoyt, H., Bhonsale, A., Chilukuri, K., Alhumaid, F., Needleman, M., Edwards, D., Govil, A., Nazarian, S., Cheng, A., Henrikson, C. A., Sinha, S., Marine, J. E., Berger, R., Calkins, H. & Spragg, D. D., Dec 1 2011, In : Heart Rhythm. 8, 12, p. 1869-1874 6 p.

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Continuation of warfarin during pacemaker or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation: A randomized clinical trial

Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Brinker, J. A., Tompkins, C., Spragg, D. D., Leng, C. T., Halperin, H., Tandri, H., Sinha, S. K., Marine, J. E., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F., Berger, R. D. & Henrikson, C. A., Apr 1 2011, In : Heart Rhythm. 8, 4, p. 536-540 5 p.

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End-stage renal disease predicts complications in pacemaker and ICD implants

Tompkins, C., McLean, R., Cheng, A., Brinker, J. A., Marine, J. E., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Sinha, S., Halperin, H., Tomaselli, G. F., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Henrikson, C. A., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 22, 10, p. 1099-1104 6 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 1 2011, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 4, 3, p. 279-286 8 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 1 2011, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 4, 7, p. 691-698 8 p.

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Meta-analysis of catheter ablation as an adjunct to medical therapy for treatment of ventricular tachycardia in patients with structural heart disease

Mallidi, J., Nadkarni, G. N., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Apr 1 2011, In : Heart Rhythm. 8, 4, p. 503-510 8 p.

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MR-Based, Patient-Specific Computational Simulation to Recapitulate Scar-Related Ventricular Tachycardia

Ashikaga, H., Arevalo, H., Vadakkumpadan, F., Blake, R., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Trayanova, N. & Halperin, H. R., 2011, In : Journal of Arrhythmia. 27

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Quantitative assessment of artifacts on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging of patients with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators

Sasaki, T., Hansford, R., Zviman, M. M., Kolandaivelu, A., Bluemke, D. A., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Halperin, H. R. & Nazarian, S., Nov 1 2011, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 4, 6, p. 662-670 9 p.

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Reversible cardiac conduction block and defibrillation with high-frequency electric field

Tandri, H., Weinberg, S. H., Chang, K. C., Zhu, R., Trayanova, N. A., Tung, L. & Berger, R. D., Sep 28 2011, In : Science translational medicine. 3, 102, 102ra96.

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Short-term variability of repolarization predicts ventricular tachycardia and sudden cardiac death in patients with structural heart disease: A comparison with QT variability index

Oosterhoff, P., Tereshchenko, L. G., Van Der Heyden, M. A. G., Ghanem, R. N., Fetics, B. J., Berger, R. D. & Vos, M. A., Oct 2011, In : Heart Rhythm. 8, 10, p. 1584-1590 7 p.

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The critical isthmus sites of ischemic ventricular tachycardia are in zones of tissue heterogeneity, visualized by magnetic resonance imaging

Estner, H. L., Zviman, M. M., Herzka, D., Miller, F., Castro, V., Nazarian, S., Ashikaga, H., Dori, Y., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H., Lardo, A. C. & Halperin, H. R., Dec 1 2011, In : Heart Rhythm. 8, 12, p. 1942-1949 8 p.

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2010

A prospective study evaluating the role of obesity and obstructive sleep apnea for outcomes after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Chilukuri, K., Dalal, D., Gadrey, S., Marine, J. E., MacPherson, E., Henrikson, C. A., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Sinha, S., Spragg, D., Berger, R. & Calkins, H., May 1 2010, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 21, 5, p. 521-525 5 p.

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Beat-to-beat three-dimensional ECG variability predicts ventricular arrhythmia in ICD recipients

Tereshchenko, L. G., Han, L., Cheng, A., Marine, J. E., Spragg, D. D., Sinha, S., Dalal, D., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F. & Berger, R. D., Nov 1 2010, In : Heart Rhythm. 7, 11, p. 1606-1613 8 p.

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Dual Antiplatelet Therapy and Heparin "Bridging" Significantly Increase the Risk of Bleeding Complications After Pacemaker or Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Device Implantation

Tompkins, C., Cheng, A., Dalal, D., Brinker, J. A., Leng, C. T., Marine, J. E., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Sinha, S., Halperin, H., Tomaselli, G. F., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Henrikson, C. A., May 25 2010, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 55, 21, p. 2376-2382 7 p.

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Effect of peri-infarct pacing early after myocardial infarction results of the prevention of myocardial enlargement and dilatation post myocardial infarction study

Chung, E. S., Dan, D., Solomon, S. D., Bank, A. J., Pastore, J., Iyer, A., Berger, R. D., Franklin, J. O., Jones, G., MacHado, C. & Stolen, C. M., Nov 1 2010, In : Circulation: Heart Failure. 3, 6, p. 650-658 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., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 43, 5, p. 400-407 8 p.

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Noninvasive assessment of tissue heating during cardiac radiofrequency ablation using MRI thermography

Kolandaivelu, A., Zviman, M. M., Castro, V., Lardo, A. C., Berger, R. D. & Halperin, H. R., Oct 1 2010, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 3, 5, p. 521-529 9 p.

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Optimal left ventricular endocardial pacing sites for cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy

Spragg, D. D., Dong, J., Fetics, B. J., Helm, R., Marine, J. E., Cheng, A., Henrikson, C. A., Kass, D. A. & Berger, R. D., Aug 31 2010, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 56, 10, p. 774-781 8 p.

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Outcomes in patients requiring cardioversion following catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

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

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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., Jul 2010, In : Magnetic resonance in medicine. 64, 1, p. 107-114 8 p.

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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., Berger, R., Calkins, H. & Marine, J. E., Nov 1 2010, In : Europace. 12, 11, p. 1543-1549 7 p.

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

Tereshchenko, L. G., Cheng, A., Fetics, B. J., Marine, J. E., Spragg, D. D., Sinha, S., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F. & Berger, R. D., Nov 1 2010, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 43, 6, p. 548-552 5 p.

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2009

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

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

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Cardiac-resynchronization therapy for the prevention of heart-failure events

MADIT-CRT Trial Investigators, Oct 1 2009, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 361, 14, p. 1329-1338 10 p.

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

Hof, I., Chilukuri, K., Arbab-Zadeh, A., Scherr, D., Dalal, D., Nazarian, S., Henrikson, C., Spragg, D., Berger, R., Marine, J. & Calkins, H., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 20, 9, p. 1005-1010 6 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 1 2009, In : Europace. 11, 3, p. 316-323 8 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 1 2009, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 20, 8, p. 873-879 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., Nazarian, S., Sinha, S., Berger, R., Marine, J. E. & Calkins, H., Sep 1 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., Henrikson, C. A., Nazarian, S., Cheng, A., Berger, R. D., Abraham, T. P., Calkins, H. & Marine, J. E., Apr 1 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., Chilukuri, K., Cheng, A., Dong, J., Henrikson, C. A., Nazarian, S., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Marine, J. E., Dec 1 2009, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 20, 12, p. 1357-1363 7 p.

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

Tereshchenko, L. G., Fetics, B. J. & Berger, R. D., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 42, 6, p. 505-510 6 p.

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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., Marine, J. E., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Dong, J., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 20, 1, p. 13-21 9 p.

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

Cheng, A., Calkins, H. & Berger, R. D., Aug 1 2009, In : Heart Rhythm. 6, 8, p. 1240-1241 2 p.

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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 1 2009, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2, 3, p. 276-284 9 p.

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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. E., Scherr, D., Henrikson, C. A., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D., Berger, R. & Calkins, H., Jul 1 2009, In : Europace. 11, 7, p. 896-901 6 p.

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