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A novel ablation approach in atrial fibrillation patients undergoing fibrotic-based substrate modification: Targeting the Bachmann's bundle?

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 Jun 12;29(6):844-853. Epub 2018 Apr 12.

Department of Electrophysiology, Hirslanden Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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June 2018

Global multielectrode contact mapping plus ablation with a single catheter: Preclinical and preliminary experience in humans with atrial fibrillation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2017 Nov 5;28(11):1247-1256. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

Hirslanden Hospital, Department of Electrophysiology, Zurich, Switzerland.

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November 2017

Box Isolation of fibrotic areas: A substrate modification approach in atrial fibrillation patients.

Rev Port Cardiol 2017 Nov 1;36 Suppl 1:25-27. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Hirslanden Hospital, Department of Electrophysiology, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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November 2017

Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation with box isolation of fibrotic areas: Lessons on fibrosis distribution and extent, clinical characteristics, and their impact on long-term outcome.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2017 Sep 5;28(9):971-983. Epub 2017 Jul 5.

Hirslanden Hospital, Department of Electrophysiology, Zurich, Switzerland.

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September 2017

Therapeutic Approaches to Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Targeting Atrial Fibrosis.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2017 Jul 17;3(7):643-653. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Department of Electrophysiology, Hirslanden Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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July 2017

The role of obesity in atrial fibrillation.

Eur Heart J 2016 05 14;37(20):1565-72. Epub 2015 Sep 14.

Department of Cardiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne 3050, Australia Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

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May 2016

The Substrate in "Early Persistent" Atrial Fibrillation: Arrhythmia Induced, Risk Factor Induced, or From a Specific Fibrotic Atrial Cardiomyopathy?

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2016 Apr 18;2(2):140-142. Epub 2016 Apr 18.

Department of Electrophysiology, Hirslanden Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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April 2016

Box Isolation of Fibrotic Areas (BIFA): A Patient-Tailored Substrate Modification Approach for Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2016 Jan 20;27(1):22-30. Epub 2015 Nov 20.

Hirslanden Hospital, Department of Electrophysiology, Zurich, Switzerland.

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January 2016

A Moving Target for Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia: Ablation of Scar or Arrhythmia?

J Am Coll Cardiol 2015 Dec;66(25):2883-2885

Department of Electrophysiology, Hirslanden Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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December 2015

Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: how to modify the substrate?

J Am Coll Cardiol 2015 Jan;65(2):196-206

Department of Electrophysiology, Hirslanden Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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January 2015

Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: on the pathophysiology of the arrhythmia and the impact of cardiac risk factor management.

Authors:
Hans Kottkamp

J Am Coll Cardiol 2014 Dec 24;64(21):2232-4. Epub 2014 Nov 24.

Department of Electrophysiology, Hirslanden Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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December 2014

Noninducibility in postinfarction ventricular tachycardia as an end point for ventricular tachycardia ablation and its effects on outcomes: a meta-analysis.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2014 Aug 30;7(4):677-83. Epub 2014 May 30.

From the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (H.G., K.B., M.Y., F.M., F.B.); Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women Hospital, Boston, MA (W.S.); Arrhythmia Unit and Electrophysiology Laboratories, San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy (P.D.B., P.V.); Klinik für Kardiologie II, Herz- und Gefäß-Klinik GmbH, Bad Neustadt, Germany (T.D.); Hanseatisches Herzzentrum, Asklepios Klinik St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany (K.-H.K.); Department of Electrophysiology, Klinik Hirslanden, Zürich, Switzerland (H.K.); and Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China (S.F.).

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August 2014

Quarterly vs. yearly clinical follow-up of remotely monitored recipients of prophylactic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results of the REFORM trial.

Eur Heart J 2014 Jan 18;35(2):98-105. Epub 2013 Jul 18.

Internal Medicine and Cardiology Division, University of Leipzig Heart Center, Strümpellstrasse 39, Leipzig D-04289, Germany.

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January 2014

Human atrial fibrillation substrate: towards a specific fibrotic atrial cardiomyopathy.

Authors:
Hans Kottkamp

Eur Heart J 2013 Sep 11;34(35):2731-8. Epub 2013 Jun 11.

Department of Electrophysiology, Hirslanden Hospital, Witellikerstrasse 40, Zurich 8032, Switzerland.

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September 2013

Catheter ablation of cavotricuspid isthmus dependent atrial flutter: manual skills or technology or both?

Authors:
Hans Kottkamp

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2012 Sep 15;23(9):1001-2. Epub 2012 May 15.

Department of Electrophysiology, Clinic Hirslanden, Zurich, Switzerland.

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September 2012

Fibrotic atrial cardiomyopathy: a specific disease/syndrome supplying substrates for atrial fibrillation, atrial tachycardia, sinus node disease, AV node disease, and thromboembolic complications.

Authors:
Hans Kottkamp

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2012 Jul 3;23(7):797-9. Epub 2012 May 3.

Department of Electrophysiology, Clinic Hirslanden, Zurich, Switzerland.

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July 2012

2012 HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for patient selection, procedural techniques, patient management and follow-up, definitions, endpoints, and research trial design: a report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Developed in partnership with the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society (ECAS); and in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association (AHA), the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). Endorsed by the governing bodies of the American College of Cardiology Foundation, the American Heart Association, the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society, the European Heart Rhythm Association, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society, and the Heart Rhythm Society.

Heart Rhythm 2012 Apr 1;9(4):632-696.e21. Epub 2012 Mar 1.

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April 2012

Catheter ablation in a patient with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and partial anomalous pulmonary vein connection.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2011 Jun 6;22(6):717. Epub 2010 Dec 6.

Department of Electrophysiology, Clinic Hirslanden-Heart Center, Zurich, Switzerland.

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June 2011

Ablation of idiopathic ventricular tachycardia.

Curr Cardiol Rep 2010 Sep;12(5):382-8

Department of Electrophysiology, Clinic Hirslanden - Heart Center, Witellikerstrasse 40, CH - 8032, Zurich, Switzerland.

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September 2010

Beyond pulmonary vein isolation: the issue of reconduction.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2009 Dec;20(12):1388-90

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December 2009

Complications of atrial fibrillation ablation in a high-volume center in 1,000 procedures: still cause for concern?

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2009 Sep 20;20(9):1014-9. Epub 2009 May 20.

Second Cardiology Department, University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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September 2009

The quick-implantable-defibrillator trial.

Europace 2007 Dec 2;9(12):1144-50. Epub 2007 Oct 2.

Department of Cardiology, St. Georg's Hospital, Hamburg, Germany.

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December 2007

[Guidelines for catheter ablation].

Clin Res Cardiol 2007 Nov;96(11):833-49

AK St. Georg, II. Med. Abteilung (Kardiologie), Lohmühlenstr. 5, 20099, Hamburg, Germany.

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November 2007

Contemporary catheter ablation of arrhythmias in geriatric patients: patient characteristics, distribution of arrhythmias, and outcome.

Europace 2007 Jul 13;9(7):477-80. Epub 2007 Apr 13.

University of Athens, Second Cardiology Department, Attikon University Hospital, Rimini 1, Haidari, 12462 Athens, Greece.

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July 2007

Idiopathic outflow tract tachycardias: current perspectives.

Herz 2007 May;32(3):218-25

Department of Electrophysiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany.

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May 2007

Clinical implications of various follow up strategies after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2007 Apr;30(4):458-62

Department of Electrophysiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany.

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April 2007

Rapid detection and successful treatment of esophageal perforation after radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation: lessons from five cases.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2006 Nov 20;17(11):1213-5. Epub 2006 Sep 20.

University of Athens, Second Cardiology Department, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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November 2006

Low right atrial tachycardia with positive P waves in the inferior leads: explanation by electroanatomical mapping.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2006 Apr 4;15(3):201-2. Epub 2006 Aug 4.

Department of Electrophysiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Strümpellstrasse 39, 04289, Leipzig, Germany.

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April 2006

Value of different follow-up strategies to assess the efficacy of circumferential pulmonary vein ablation for the curative treatment of atrial fibrillation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2005 Dec;16(12):1286-92

University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Department of Electrophysiology Strümpellstrasse, Leipzig, Germany.

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December 2005

[Frequent ventricular tachycardias: antiarrhythmic drug treatment or catheter ablation?].

Herz 2005 Nov;30(7):613-8

Kardiologie - Abteilung für Rhythmologie/Elektrophysiologie, Universitat Leipzig-Herzzentrum.

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November 2005

Perception of atrial fibrillation before and after radiofrequency catheter ablation: relevance of asymptomatic arrhythmia recurrence.

Circulation 2005 Jul 11;112(3):307-13. Epub 2005 Jul 11.

The Heart Center, Department of Electrophysiology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

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July 2005

Images in cardiovascular medicine. Torsade de pointes in a patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

Circulation 2005 Apr;111(13):e173-4

University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Cardiology-Department of Electrophysiology, Leipzig, Germany.

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April 2005

Left-septal ablation of the fast pathway in AV nodal reentrant tachycardia refractory to right septal ablation.

Europace 2005 Mar;7(2):149-53

University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Cardiology, Department of Electrophysiology, Struempellstrasse 39, D-04289 Leipzig, Germany.

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March 2005

Outflow tract tachycardia with R/S transition in lead V3: six different anatomic approaches for successful ablation.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2005 Feb;45(3):418-23

University of Leipzig-Heart Center, Cardiology, Department of Electrophysiology, Struempellstrasse 39, D-04289 Leipzig, Germany.

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February 2005

Topographic variability of the esophageal left atrial relation influencing ablation lines in patients with atrial fibrillation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2005 Feb;16(2):146-50

Department of Electrophysiology, Heart Center, Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

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February 2005

Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in remote myocardial infarction: substrate description guiding placement of individual linear lesions targeting noninducibility.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2003 Jul;14(7):675-81

Department of Electrophysiology-Clinic of Cardiology, University of Leipzig-Heart Center, Struempellstrasse 39, D-04289 Leipzig, Germany.

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July 2003

Esophageal perforation during left atrial radiofrequency ablation: Is the risk too high?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003 Apr;125(4):836-42

Clinic for Heart Surgery, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

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April 2003