Dr. Behzad B Pavri, MD - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Professor of Medicine

Dr. Behzad B Pavri

MD

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Professor of Medicine

Philadelphia, PA | United States

Additional Specialties: Cardiac Electrophysiology

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Dr. Behzad B Pavri, MD - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Professor of Medicine

Dr. Behzad B Pavri

MD

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Primary Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Philadelphia, PA , United States

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40Publications

192Reads

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258PubMed Central Citations

Global disparities in cardiac pacemaker therapy: Problem statement, potential solution, and call to action.

Heart Rhythm 2019 Jan 12;16(1):153-155. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

Arrhythmia Center, Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.10.006DOI Listing
January 2019
1 Read
5.080 Impact Factor

Clinical and electrophysiological characteristics of patients with paroxysmal intra-His block with narrow QRS complexes.

Heart Rhythm 2018 09 18;15(9):1372-1377. Epub 2018 Apr 18.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.04.013DOI Listing
September 2018
6 Reads
5.080 Impact Factor

Flecainide Toxicity: A Case Report and Systematic Review of its Electrocardiographic Patterns and Management.

Cardiovasc Toxicol 2017 07;17(3):260-266

Division of Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut St. Mezzanine, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12012-016-9380-0DOI Listing
July 2017
18 Reads
2.060 Impact Factor

Sudden death and its risk factors after atrioventricular junction ablation and pacemaker implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Clin Cardiol 2017 Jan 17;40(1):18-25. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/clc.22600DOI Listing
January 2017
13 Reads
2.230 Impact Factor

Carotid sinus syndrome.

Cardiol Rev 2015 May-Jun;23(3):130-4

From the *Department of Medicine and †Division of Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CRD.0000000000000041DOI Listing
January 2016
2 Reads
3 Citations
2.410 Impact Factor

Changes in left ventricular synchrony and systolic function in dilated cardiomyopathy patients with fragmented QRS complexes.

Europace 2015 Nov 29;17(11):1712-9. Epub 2015 Mar 29.

Department of Cardiology, Wuxi People's Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214023, PR China

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/euu408DOI Listing
November 2015
8 Reads
1 Citation
3.050 Impact Factor

Tools for risk stratification of sudden cardiac death: a review of the literature in different patient populations.

Indian Heart J 2014 Jan-Feb;66 Suppl 1:S71-81. Epub 2014 Jan 11.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ihj.2013.12.035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4237289PMC
August 2015
2 Reads
1 Citation

Impact of baseline PR interval on cardiac resynchronization therapy outcomes in patients with narrow QRS complexes: an analysis of the ReThinQ Trial.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2015 Aug 29;43(2):145-9. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10840-015-9999-yDOI Listing
August 2015
7 Reads
2 Citations
1.552 Impact Factor

Ventricular Tracking of Atrial Flutter in a Patient with Complete Atrioventricular Block: Is it the Device's Fault?

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2015 Jul 16;38(7):891-4. Epub 2014 Jul 16.

Department of Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.12439DOI Listing
July 2015
2 Reads
1.250 Impact Factor

Pleomorphism during Ventricular Tachycardia: A Distinguishing Feature between Cardiac Sarcoidosis and Idiopathic VT.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2015 Jun 14;38(6):694-9. Epub 2015 Apr 14.

CARE Hospital, Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Hyderabad, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.12626DOI Listing
June 2015
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1 Citation
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Narrowing with prematurity-what is the mechanism?

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2014 Oct 1;37(10):1404-7. Epub 2014 May 1.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.12413DOI Listing
October 2014
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An uncommon response to para-his pacing.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2014 Jul 11;25(7):796-8. Epub 2014 Feb 11.

Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.12375DOI Listing
July 2014
2 Reads
2.960 Impact Factor

Superiority of automatic remote monitoring compared with in-person evaluation for scheduled ICD follow-up in the TRUST trial - testing execution of the recommendations.

Eur Heart J 2014 May 3;35(20):1345-52. Epub 2014 Mar 3.

Jefferson Hospital, 111 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehu066DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4028610PMC
May 2014
3 Reads
7 Citations
15.203 Impact Factor

Dual atrioventricular nodal pathways physiology: a review of relevant anatomy, electrophysiology, and electrocardiographic manifestations.

Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2014 Jan 1;14(1):12-25. Epub 2014 Jan 1.

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, 925 Chestnut Street, Mezzanine, Philadelphia, PA19107.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3893335PMC
January 2014
3 Reads
3 Citations

Electrophysiological features differentiating the atypical atrioventricular node-dependent long RP supraventricular tachycardias.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2013 Jun 29;6(3):597-605. Epub 2013 Apr 29.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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June 2013
37 Reads
1 Citation

Same-day discovery of implantable cardioverter defibrillator dysfunction in the TRUST remote monitoring trial: influence of contrasting messaging systems.

Europace 2013 May 19;15(5):697-703. Epub 2012 Dec 19.

Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eus410DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3636999PMC
May 2013
3.050 Impact Factor

A long RP-interval tachycardia: what is the mechanism?

Heart Rhythm 2013 Mar 20;10(3):456-8. Epub 2012 Mar 20.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2012.03.022DOI Listing
March 2013
1 Read
5.080 Impact Factor

MK-0448, a specific Kv1.5 inhibitor: safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamic electrophysiology in experimental animal models and humans.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2012 Dec 11;5(6):1193-201. Epub 2012 Oct 11.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.111.969782DOI Listing
December 2012
11 Reads
13 Citations

Reuse of explanted, resterilized implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: a cohort study.

Ann Intern Med 2012 Oct;157(8):542-8

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-157-8-201210160-00004DOI Listing
October 2012
5 Reads
9 Citations
17.810 Impact Factor

Trends in permanent pacemaker implantation in the United States from 1993 to 2009: increasing complexity of patients and procedures.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2012 Oct 19;60(16):1540-5. Epub 2012 Sep 19.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2012.07.017DOI Listing
October 2012
1 Read
38 Citations
16.503 Impact Factor

16-year trends in the infection burden for pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in the United States 1993 to 2008.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2011 Aug;58(10):1001-6

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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August 2011
5 Reads
67 Citations
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Successful use of quinine in the treatment of electrical storm in a child with Brugada syndrome.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2011 May 6;22(5):594-7. Epub 2010 Oct 6.

Department of Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Sciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8167.2010.01907.xDOI Listing
May 2011
7 Citations
2.960 Impact Factor

Pacemaker malfunction induced by a pharmaco-metabolic "perfect storm": a brief report.

J Clin Pharmacol 2011 Jan 31;51(1):107-9. Epub 2010 Mar 31.

Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Jefferson Heart Institute, Mezzanine, 925 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0091270010365546DOI Listing
January 2011
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Monocular amaurosis fugax as the heralding symptom of vasovagal syncope.

Heart Rhythm 2010 Aug 28;7(8):1129-30. Epub 2010 Apr 28.

Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2010.04.034DOI Listing
August 2010
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Implantation trends and patient profiles for pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators in the United States: 1993-2006.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2010 Jun 4;33(6):705-11. Epub 2010 Jan 4.

Exponent, Inc., and Implant Research Center, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Heath Systems, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8159.2009.02670.xDOI Listing
June 2010
25 Citations
1.250 Impact Factor

Short QT syndrome: a review.

Cardiol Rev 2009 Nov-Dec;17(6):300-3

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CRD.0b013e3181c07592DOI Listing
January 2010
23 Reads
12 Citations
2.410 Impact Factor

Possible role of a common pacing algorithm in initiation of ventricular arrhythmia.

Authors:
Behzad B Pavri

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2009 May;32(5):663-6

Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8159.2009.02342.xDOI Listing
May 2009
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Prognostic value and temporal behavior of the planar QRS-T angle in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy.

Circulation 2008 Jun;117(25):3181-6

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 925 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.733451DOI Listing
June 2008
7 Reads
15 Citations
14.430 Impact Factor

Differentiating atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia from atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia by DeltaHA values during entrainment from the ventricle.

Heart Rhythm 2008 Jan 19;5(1):83-8. Epub 2007 Sep 19.

Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2007.09.017DOI Listing
January 2008
5 Reads
2 Citations
5.080 Impact Factor

An unusual pattern of atrioventricular block.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2007 Sep 1;18(9):1000-2. Epub 2007 Jun 1.

Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8167.2007.00878.xDOI Listing
September 2007
3 Reads
2.960 Impact Factor

Cardiac resynchronization therapy: from creation to evolution--an evidence-based review.

Congest Heart Fail 2007 Mar-Apr;13(2):84-92

Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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June 2007

Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with right bundle branch block: analysis of pooled data from the MIRACLE and Contak CD trials.

Heart Rhythm 2005 Jun;2(6):611-5

Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Heart Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2005.03.012DOI Listing
June 2005
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9 Citations
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Recurrent paroxysmal atrioventricular block triggered paradoxically by a pacemaker.

Heart Rhythm 2005 Feb;2(2):185-7

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2004.09.027DOI Listing
February 2005
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Unique self-perpetuating cycle of atrioventricular block and phase IV bundle branch block in a patient with bundle branch reentrant tachycardia.

Heart Rhythm 2004 Oct;1(4):493-6

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2004.06.002DOI Listing
October 2004
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Dual antegrade response tachycardia induced cardiomyopathy.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2004 Apr;27(4):533-6

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8159.2004.00476.xDOI Listing
April 2004
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Tachycardia during bradycardia: what is the mechanism?

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2003 Aug;14(8):894-6

Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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August 2003
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Syncope. Identifying cardiac causes in older patients.

Geriatrics 2003 May;58(5):26-31; quiz 32

Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA.

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May 2003
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Management of patients with hemodynamically stable ventricular tachycardia in the setting of structural heart disease.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2002 May;13(5):424-6

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May 2002
3 Reads
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