Ronald D Berger

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1983 …2020

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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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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. E., Berger, R. D., Ashikaga, H., Rickard, J., Zhang, Y., Zipunnikov, V., Zimmerman, S. L., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Feb 1 2016, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 9, 2, p. 142-148 7 p.

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Left ventricular or biventricular pacing improves cardiac function at diminished energy cost in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy and left bundle-branch block

Nelson, G. S., Berger, R. D., Fetics, B. J., Talbot, M., Hare, J. M., Kass, D. A. & Spinelli, J. C., Dec 19 2000, In : Circulation. 102, 25, p. 3053-3059 7 p.

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Linear lesions in myocardium created by Nd:YAG laser using diffusing optical fibers: In vitro and in vivo results

Fried, N. M., Lardo, A. C., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Halperin, H. R., Nov 8 2000, In : Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 27, 4, p. 295-304 10 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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Longitudinal changes in intracardiac repolarization lability in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Guduru, A., Lansdown, J., Chernichenko, D., Berger, R. D. & Tereshchenko, L. G., Sep 30 2013, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 4 AUG, Article 208.

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Long-term safety and efficacy of circumferential ablation with pulmonary vein isolation

Cheema, A., Dong, J., Dalal, D., Vasamreddy, C. R., Marine, J. E., Henrikson, C. A., Spragg, D., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Sinha, S., Halperin, H., Berger, R. & Calkins, H., Oct 1 2006, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 17, 10, p. 1080-1085 6 p.

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Long-term single procedure efficacy of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

Cheema, A., Vasamreddy, C. R., Dalal, D., Marine, J. E., Dong, J., Henrikson, C. A., Spragg, D., Cheng, A., Nazarian, S., Sinha, S., Halperin, H., Berger, R. & Calkins, H., Apr 1 2006, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 15, 3, p. 145-155 11 p.

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Loss of cardiac magnesium in experimental heart failure prolongs and destabilizes repolarization in dogs

Haigney, M. C. P., Wei, S., Kääb, S., Griffiths, E., Berger, R., Tunin, R., Kass, D., Fisher, W. G., Silver, B. & Silverman, H., Mar 1 1998, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 31, 3, p. 701-706 6 p.

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Magnetic resonance assessment of the substrate for inducible ventricular tachycardia in nonischemic cardiomyopathy

Nazarian, S., Bluemke, D. A., Lardo, A. C., Zviman, M. M., Watkins, S. P., Dickfeld, T. L., Meininger, G. R., Roguin, A., Calkins, H., Tomaselli, G. F., Weiss, R. G., Berger, R. D., Lima, J. A. C. & Halperin, H. R., Nov 1 2005, In : Circulation. 112, 18, p. 2821-2825 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 1 2007, In : Circulation research. 101, 9, p. 939-947 9 p.

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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. E., Berger, R. D., Halperin, H. R., Calkins, H., Zimmerman, S. L. & Nazarian, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Heart Rhythm. 11, 1, p. 85-92 8 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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Mechanical alternans is associated with mortality in acute hospitalized heart failure prospective mechanical alternans study (mas)

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

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Mechanical dyssynchrony in dilated cardiomyopathy with intraventricular conduction delay as depicted by 3D tagged magnetic resonance imaging.

Curry, C. W., Nelson, G. S., Wyman, B. T., Declerck, J., Talbot, M., Berger, R. D., McVeigh, E. R. & Kass, D. A., Jan 4 2000, In : Circulation. 101, 1, p. E2

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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. A. C., Nazarian, S., Spragg, D. D., Marine, J. E., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Ashikaga, H., Apr 2018, In : European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging. 19, 4, p. 433-441 9 p.

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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.

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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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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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Modern pacemaker and implantable cardioverter/defibrillator systems can be magnetic resonance imaging safe: In vitro and in vivo assessment of safety and function at 1.5 T

Roguin, A., Zviman, M. M., Meininger, G. R., Rodrigues, E. R., Dickfeld, T. M., Bluemke, D. A., Lardo, A., Berger, R. D., Calkins, H. & Halperin, H. R., Aug 3 2004, In : Circulation. 110, 5, p. 475-482 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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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., Ashikaga, H., Halperin, H., Calkins, H. & Nazarian, S., Nov 2015, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 38, 11, p. 1317-1324 8 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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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. F., Zviman, M. M., Zipunnikov, V., Arai, T., Sawabe, M., Terashima, M., Marine, J. E., Berger, R. D., Nazarian, S. & Zimmerman, S. L., Jul 1 2015, In : Heart Rhythm. 12, 7, p. 1508-1518 11 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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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., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 49, 3, p. 375-382 8 p.

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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 1 2007, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 18, 10, p. 1095-1100 6 p.

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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. A. C. & Tereshchenko, L. G., Mar 2014, In : Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology. 19, 2, p. 114-121 8 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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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. E., Berger, R. D., Lima, J. A. C., Calkins, H. & Ashikaga, H., Jun 1 2019, In : Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging. 12, 6, p. e008764

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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.

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Power spectrum of the QRS complex in patients with panic disorder and normal controls

Yeragani, V. K., Berger, R., Songer, D. A. & Yeragani, S., Feb 7 1997, In : Psychiatry research. 66, 2-3, p. 167-174 8 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 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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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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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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Predictors of appropriate implantable defibrillator therapies in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia

Piccini, J. P., Dalal, D., Roguin, A., Bomma, C., Cheng, A., Prakasa, K., Dong, J., Tichnell, C., James, C., Russell, S., Crosson, J., Berger, R. D., Marine, J. E., Tomaselli, G. & Calkins, H., Nov 1 2005, In : Heart Rhythm. 2, 11, p. 1188-1194 7 p.

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Predictors of fluoroscopy time and estimated radiation exposure during radiofrequency catheter ablation procedures

Rosenthal, L. S., Mahesh, M., Beck, T. J., Saul, J. P., Miller, J. M., Kay, N., Klein, L. S., Huang, S., Gillette, P., Prystowsky, E., Carlson, M., Berger, R. D., Lawrence, J. H., Yong, P. & Calkins, H., Sep 2 1998, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 82, 4, p. 451-458 8 p.

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Predictors of high defibrillation threshold in the modern era

Lin, E. F., Dalal, D., Cheng, A., Marine, J. E., Nazarian, S., Sinha, S., Spragg, D. D., Tandri, H., Halperin, H., Calkins, H., Berger, R. D., Tomaselli, G. F. & Henrikson, C. A., Feb 1 2013, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 36, 2, p. 231-237 7 p.

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Predictors of recurrence following catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation using an irrigated-tip ablation catheter

Vasamreddy, C. R., Lickfett, L., Jayam, V. K., Nasir, K., Bradley, D. J., Eldadah, Z., Dickfeld, T., Berger, R. & Calkins, H., Jun 1 2004, In : Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 15, 6, p. 692-697 6 p.

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Predictors of systolic augmentation from left ventricular preexcitation in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy and intraventricular conduction delay

Nelson, G. S., Curry, C. W., Wyman, B. T., Kramer, A., Declerck, J., Talbot, M., Douglas, M. R., Berger, R. D., McVeigh, E. R. & Kass, D. A., Jun 13 2000, In : Circulation. 101, 23, p. 2703-2709 7 p.

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Prognostic value of heart rate variability in chronic congestive heart failure (Veterans Affairs' Survival Trial of Antiarrhythmic Therapy in Congestive Heart Failure)

Bilchick, K. C., Fetics, B., Djoukeng, R., Gross Fisher, S., Fletcher, R. D., Singh, S. N., Nevo, E. & Berger, R. D., Jul 1 2002, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 90, 1, p. 24-28 5 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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Prospective randomized comparison of cooled radiofrequency versus standard radiofrequency energy for ablation of typical atrial flutter

Atiga, W. L., Worley, S. J., Hummel, J., Berger, R. D., Gohn, D. C., Mandalakas, N. J., Kalbfleisch, S., Halperin, H., Donahue, K., Tomaselli, G., Calkins, H. & Daoud, E., Aug 1 2002, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 25, 8, p. 1172-1178 7 p.

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