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Advanced ICD Troubleshooting - Part I PACE 2005
Advanced ICD Troubleshooting - Part II PACE 2006
Antiarrhythmic Drugs PACE 2003
Electrophysiology of Ventricular Tachycardia PACE 2003
Cardiac Arrhythmias: The Quest for a Cure JACC 2004
Interference in Implantable Cardiac Devices - Part I JPCE 2002
Interference in Implantable Cardiac Devices - Part II JPCE 2002
Standards of Professional Practice for the Allied Professional in Pacing and Electrophysiology PACE 2003
Mechanism of Clinical Arrhythmias PACE 2003
CORD - Abdominal aortic calcification in dialysis patients NDT 2008


ICDs Source
Antitachycardia Pacing for Ventricular Tachycardia Using ICDs PACE 2004
AVID - A Comparison of Antiarrhythmic-Drug Therapy with ICD in Patients Resusciatetd from Near-Fatal Ventricular Arrhythmias NEJM 1997
AVID - Causes of Death in the Arrhythmics Versus ICDs Trial JACC 1999
AVID - Quality of Life in the Antiarrhythmics Versus ICDs Trial CIRC 2002
AVID - Cost-Effectiveness of the ICDs Versus Antiarrhythmic Drugs in Survivors of Serious VT CIRC 2002
AVID - Relative Effectiveness of the ICD and AADs in Patients With Varying Degrees of LVD Who Have Survived Malignant Ventricular Arrhythmias JACC 1999
DEFINITE - Prophylactic Defibrillator Implantation in Patients with Nonischemic Dialated Cardiomyopathy NEJM 2004
The Evolution of the ICD PACE 2004
Efficacy of ICDs for the Prevention of Sudden Death in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy NEJM 2000
MADIT - Improved Survival With an ICD in Patients With Coronary Disease at High Risk for Ventricular Arrhythmia NEJM 1996
MADIT II - Prophylactic Implantation od a Defibrillator in Patients with Myocardial Infarction and Reduced Ejection Fraction NEJM 2002
PREPARE - Primary Prevention Parameters Evaluation Trial TRIALS 2006
CRT(D)s Source
COMPANION - CRT with ir without an ICD in Advanced Chronic Heart Failure NEJM 2004
CRT for Heart Failure CIRC 2003
MUSTIC - Effects of Multisite Bi-V Pacing in Patients with HF and IVCD NJEM 2001
PATH-CHF - Impact of CRT Using Hemodynamically Optimized Pacing on LV Remodeling in Patients with CHF and VCD JACC 2001
InSync - Initial Experience with an ICD Incorporating CRT JACC 2002
Lead Extraction Source
ACCUFIX - Risks of Spontaneous Injury and Extraction of an Active Fixation Pacemaker Lead CIRC 1999
Clinical Study of the Laser Sheat for Lead Extraxtion PACE 2002