Publications by authors named "Frits W Prinzen"

223 Publications

Optimizing lead placement for pacing in dyssynchronous heart failure: the patient in the lead.

Heart Rhythm 2021 Feb 15. Epub 2021 Feb 15.

Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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February 2021

Reduction in the QRS area after cardiac resynchronization therapy is associated with survival and echocardiographic response.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2021 Jan 21. Epub 2021 Jan 21.

Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University Medical Centre+, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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January 2021

Heart Size Corrected Electrical Dyssynchrony and Its Impact on Sex-Specific Response to Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2021 Jan 9;14(1):e008452. Epub 2020 Dec 9.

Department of Cardiology (O.A.E.S., M.J.C., M.M.), University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

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January 2021

Do we need to pace the bundle? Editorial comment on: Nonselective versus selective His bundle pacing: An acute intrapatient speckle tracking strain echocardiographic study by Bednarek et al.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2021 Jan 16;32(1):126-128. Epub 2020 Dec 16.

Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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January 2021

Reconstruction of three-dimensional biventricular activation based on the 12-lead electrocardiogram via patient-specific modelling.

Europace 2020 Nov 26. Epub 2020 Nov 26.

Center for Computational Medicine in Cardiology, Institute of Computational Science, Università della Svizzera italiana, Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, CH-6904 Lugano, Switzerland.

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November 2020

Novel bradycardia pacing strategies.

Heart 2020 Dec 7;106(24):1883-1889. Epub 2020 Oct 7.

Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University Medical Centre+ (MUMC+), Maastricht, The Netherlands

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December 2020

Response to: Next-level examination of His-optimized cardiac resynchronization therapy by noninvasive electrocardiographic activation mapping.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2020 Nov 28;31(11):3064. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Arrhythmia Center, Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania, USA.

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November 2020

Investigating myocardial work as a CRT response predictor is not a waste of work.

Eur Heart J 2020 Oct;41(39):3824-3826

Departments of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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October 2020

Differentiating the effects of β-adrenergic stimulation and stretch on calcium and force dynamics using a novel electromechanical cardiomyocyte model.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2020 09 31;319(3):H519-H530. Epub 2020 Jul 31.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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September 2020

Sequential His bundle and left ventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2020 Sep 29;31(9):2448-2454. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Arrhythmia Center, Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania, USA.

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September 2020

Surveillance of COVID-19 in the General Population Using an Online Questionnaire: Report From 18,161 Respondents in China.

JMIR Public Health Surveill 2020 04 27;6(2):e18576. Epub 2020 Apr 27.

Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands.

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April 2020

Does the Right Go Wrong During Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy?

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2020 Jul 18;13(7):1485-1488. Epub 2020 Mar 18.

Department of Physiology, CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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July 2020

Evaluating Electrocardiography-Based Identification of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Responders Beyond Current Left Bundle Branch Block Definitions.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2020 02 27;6(2):193-203. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands; Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands; Department of Cardiology, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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February 2020

Short-Term Hemodynamic and Electrophysiological Effects of Cardiac Resynchronization by Left Ventricular Septal Pacing.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2020 02;75(4):347-359

Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+), Maastricht, the Netherlands; Department of Cardiology, Radboud University Medical Centre (Radboudumc), Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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February 2020

Association between heart failure aetiology and magnitude of echocardiographic remodelling and outcome of cardiac resynchronization therapy.

ESC Heart Fail 2020 04 28;7(2):645-653. Epub 2020 Jan 28.

Department of Cardiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, PO Box 30.001, Groningen, 9700, RB, The Netherlands.

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April 2020

Dynamic atrioventricular delay programming improves ventricular electrical synchronization as evaluated by 3D vectorcardiography.

J Electrocardiol 2020 Jan - Feb;58:1-6. Epub 2019 Oct 20.

Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Hemodynamic Optimization in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Should We Aim for dP/dt or Stroke Work?

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2019 09 31;5(9):1013-1025. Epub 2019 Jul 31.

Department of Cardiology, and Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences (ACS), Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

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September 2019

Fully automated QRS area measurement for predicting response to cardiac resynchronization therapy.

J Electrocardiol 2020 Nov - Dec;63:159-163. Epub 2019 Jul 9.

Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Bundle Branch-Related Strain Dyssynchrony: A Comparison With Tagged MRI.

Ultrasound Med Biol 2019 08 3;45(8):2063-2074. Epub 2019 May 3.

Cardiovascular Biomechanics, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

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August 2019