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Quantification of epicardial adipose tissue in patients undergoing hybrid ablation for atrial fibrillation.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Jul;56(1):79-86

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy472DOI Listing
July 2019

Biological variation of cardiac markers in patients with aortic valve stenosis.

Open Heart 2019 8;6(1):e001040. Epub 2019 May 8.

Clinical Chemistry, Maastricht University Medical Center+ and CARIM, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2019-001040DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6519418PMC
May 2019

Vascular Calcification and not Arrhythmia in Idiopathic Atrial Fibrillation Associates with Sex Differences in Diabetic Microvascular Injury miRNA Profiles.

Microrna 2019 ;8(2):127-134

Department of Internal Medicine (Nephrology), Leiden University Medical Center and Einthoven Laboratory for Vascular and Regenerative Medicine, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, Leiden, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/2211536608666181122125208DOI Listing
April 2019

Early or Delayed Cardioversion in Recent-Onset Atrial Fibrillation.

N Engl J Med 2019 04 18;380(16):1499-1508. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

From the Departments of Cardiology (N.A.H.A.P., E.A.M.P.D., J.G.L.M.L., H.J.G.M.C.) and Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment (B.A.B.E.), the Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (N.A.H.A.P., E.A.M.P.D., J.G.L.M.L., H.J.G.M.C.), Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, VieCuri Medical Center Noord-Limburg, Venlo (J.G.M.), Zuyderland Medical Center, Heerlen (T.L.), Elisabeth-TweeSteden Hospital, Tilburg (J.W.), Diakonessen Hospital, Utrecht (J.J.J.B.), University of Groningen, Groningen (M.R., I.C.V.G.), VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (O.K.) and Academic Medical Center (J.G.P.T), Amsterdam, Medical Spectrum Twente, Enschede (J.M.V.O.), Amphia Hospital, Breda (M.A.), Antonius Hospital, Sneek (A.O.), Alrijne Hospital, Leiderdorp (C.J.K.), St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein (V.F.V.D.), Haga Teaching Hospital, The Hague (H.R.), St. Franciscus Gasthuis, Rotterdam (A.L.), and Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven (L.R.D) - all in the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1900353DOI Listing
April 2019

Coronary Angiography after Cardiac Arrest without ST-Segment Elevation.

N Engl J Med 2019 Apr 18;380(15):1397-1407. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

From the Departments of Cardiology (J.S.L., G.N.J., N.W.H., N.R.), Intensive Care Medicine (P.W.G.E., H.M.O.-S.), and Epidemiology and Biostatistics (P.M.V.), Amsterdam University Medical Center VUmc, the Departments of Cardiology (J.P.H.) and Intensive Care Medicine (A.P.J.V.), Amsterdam University Medical Center AMC, and the Departments of Cardiology (M.A.V.) and Intensive Care Medicine (B.B.), Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, the Thorax Center, Erasmus Medical Center (L.S.D.J., E.A.D.), and the Departments of Cardiology (G.J.V.) and Intensive Care Medicine (B.J.W.E.), Maasstad Hospital, Rotterdam, the Departments of Cardiology (M. Meuwissen) and Intensive Care Medicine (T.A.R.), Amphia Hospital, Breda, the Departments of Cardiology (H.A.B.) and Intensive Care Medicine (M.J.B.), Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, the Departments of Cardiology (G.B.B.) and Intensive Care Medicine (R.B.), Haga Hospital, and the Department of Cardiology, Haaglanden Medical Center (P.V.O.), The Hague, the Departments of Cardiology (P.H.) and Intensive Care Medicine (I.C.C.H.), University of Groningen, Groningen, the Departments of Cardiology (M.V.) and Intensive Care Medicine (J.J.H.), University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Departments of Intensive Care Medicine (A.B.) and Cardiology (M.S.), Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, the Departments of Cardiology (C.C., N.R.) and Intensive Care Medicine (H.H.), Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Departments of Cardiology (T.A.C.M.H.) and Intensive Care Medicine (W.R.), Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep, Alkmaar, the Departments of Intensive Care Medicine (T.S.R.D.) and Cardiology (H.J.G.M.C.), Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Department of Cardiology, Scheper Hospital, Emmen (G.A.J.J.), the Department of Cardiology, Isala Hospital, Zwolle (M.T.M.G.), the Department of Cardiology, Tergooi Hospital, Blaricum (K.P.), and the Department of Cardiology, Elisabeth-Tweesteden Hospital, Tilburg (M. Magro) - all in the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1816897DOI Listing
April 2019

Linking the heart and the brain: Neurodevelopmental disorders in patients with catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.

Heart Rhythm 2019 Feb 28;16(2):220-228. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

AMC Heart Center, Department of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Princess Al-Jawhara Al-Brahim Centre of Excellence in Research of Hereditary Disorders, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.08.025DOI Listing
February 2019

Undersensing, asynchronous pacing, and ventricular fibrillation.

Europace 2019 Feb 4. Epub 2019 Feb 4.

Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/euz009DOI Listing
February 2019

Hybrid versus catheter ablation in patients with persistent and longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Jan 28. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy475DOI Listing
January 2019

QRS Area Is a Strong Determinant of Outcome in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2018 Dec;11(12):e006497

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands (A.M.W.v.S., H.J.G.M.C., K.V.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.118.006497DOI Listing
December 2018

Aortic elongation part I: the normal aortic ageing process.

Heart 2018 11 28;104(21):1772-1777. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312866DOI Listing
November 2018

Aortic elongation part II: the risk of acute type A aortic dissection.

Heart 2018 11 28;104(21):1778-1782. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Limburg, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312867DOI Listing
November 2018

Response to cardiac resynchronization therapy is determined by intrinsic electrical substrate rather than by its modification.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Nov 6;270:143-148. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

IHU Liryc, Electrophysiology and Heart Modeling Institute, Fondation Bordeaux Université, F-33600 Pessac, Bordeaux, France; Bordeaux University Hospital (CHU), Cardio-Thoracic Unit, F-33600 Pessac, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.06.005DOI Listing
November 2018

Agatston score of the descending aorta is independently associated with coronary events in a low-risk population.

Open Heart 2018 24;5(2):e000893. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2018-000893DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6269642PMC
November 2018

External electrical cardioversion in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices: Is it safe and is immediate device interrogation necessary?

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2018 10 28;41(10):1336-1340. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.13467DOI Listing
October 2018

Rotors Detected by Phase Analysis of Filtered, Epicardial Atrial Fibrillation Electrograms Colocalize With Regions of Conduction Block.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2018 Oct;11(10):e005858

Department of Physiology, Maastricht University, the Netherlands (P.P., S.Z., A.v.H., S.V.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.117.005858DOI Listing
October 2018

Increased burden of comorbidities and risk of cardiovascular death in atrial fibrillation patients in Europe over ten years: A comparison between EORP-AF pilot and EHS-AF registries.

Eur J Intern Med 2018 09 16;55:28-34. Epub 2018 May 16.

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom; Aalborg Thrombosis Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2018.05.016DOI Listing
September 2018

Electrocardiographic characteristics associated with atrial fibrillation - What do they tell us?

Int J Cardiol 2018 09;266:143-144

Department of Cardiology, CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.04.071DOI Listing
September 2018

Beauty and the beat: A complicated case of multifocal ectopic Purkinje-related premature contractions.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2018 Sep 22;4(9):429-433. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2018.05.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6140614PMC
September 2018

The electrocardiogram as a predictor of successful pharmacological cardioversion and progression of atrial fibrillation.

Europace 2018 07;20(7):e96-e104

Department of Physiology, Maastricht University, Universiteitssingel 50, ER Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eux234DOI Listing
July 2018

The influence of progression of atrial fibrillation on quality of life: a report from the Euro Heart Survey.

Europace 2018 06;20(6):929-934

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+) and Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), P. Debyelaan 25, 6229 HX Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eux217DOI Listing
June 2018

Multi-ethnic genome-wide association study for atrial fibrillation.

Authors:
Carolina Roselli Mark D Chaffin Lu-Chen Weng Stefanie Aeschbacher Gustav Ahlberg Christine M Albert Peter Almgren Alvaro Alonso Christopher D Anderson Krishna G Aragam Dan E Arking John Barnard Traci M Bartz Emelia J Benjamin Nathan A Bihlmeyer Joshua C Bis Heather L Bloom Eric Boerwinkle Erwin B Bottinger Jennifer A Brody Hugh Calkins Archie Campbell Thomas P Cappola John Carlquist Daniel I Chasman Lin Y Chen Yii-Der Ida Chen Eue-Keun Choi Seung Hoan Choi Ingrid E Christophersen Mina K Chung John W Cole David Conen James Cook Harry J Crijns Michael J Cutler Scott M Damrauer Brian R Daniels Dawood Darbar Graciela Delgado Joshua C Denny Martin Dichgans Marcus Dörr Elton A Dudink Samuel C Dudley Nada Esa Tonu Esko Markku Eskola Diane Fatkin Stephan B Felix Ian Ford Oscar H Franco Bastiaan Geelhoed Raji P Grewal Vilmundur Gudnason Xiuqing Guo Namrata Gupta Stefan Gustafsson Rebecca Gutmann Anders Hamsten Tamara B Harris Caroline Hayward Susan R Heckbert Jussi Hernesniemi Lynne J Hocking Albert Hofman Andrea R V R Horimoto Jie Huang Paul L Huang Jennifer Huffman Erik Ingelsson Esra Gucuk Ipek Kaoru Ito Jordi Jimenez-Conde Renee Johnson J Wouter Jukema Stefan Kääb Mika Kähönen Yoichiro Kamatani John P Kane Adnan Kastrati Sekar Kathiresan Petra Katschnig-Winter Maryam Kavousi Thorsten Kessler Bas L Kietselaer Paulus Kirchhof Marcus E Kleber Stacey Knight Jose E Krieger Michiaki Kubo Lenore J Launer Jari Laurikka Terho Lehtimäki Kirsten Leineweber Rozenn N Lemaitre Man Li Hong Euy Lim Henry J Lin Honghuang Lin Lars Lind Cecilia M Lindgren Marja-Liisa Lokki Barry London Ruth J F Loos Siew-Kee Low Yingchang Lu Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen Peter W Macfarlane Patrik K Magnusson Anubha Mahajan Rainer Malik Alfredo J Mansur Gregory M Marcus Lauren Margolin Kenneth B Margulies Winfried März David D McManus Olle Melander Sanghamitra Mohanty Jay A Montgomery Michael P Morley Andrew P Morris Martina Müller-Nurasyid Andrea Natale Saman Nazarian Benjamin Neumann Christopher Newton-Cheh Maartje N Niemeijer Kjell Nikus Peter Nilsson Raymond Noordam Heidi Oellers Morten S Olesen Marju Orho-Melander Sandosh Padmanabhan Hui-Nam Pak Guillaume Paré Nancy L Pedersen Joanna Pera Alexandre Pereira David Porteous Bruce M Psaty Sara L Pulit Clive R Pullinger Daniel J Rader Lena Refsgaard Marta Ribasés Paul M Ridker Michiel Rienstra Lorenz Risch Dan M Roden Jonathan Rosand Michael A Rosenberg Natalia Rost Jerome I Rotter Samir Saba Roopinder K Sandhu Renate B Schnabel Katharina Schramm Heribert Schunkert Claudia Schurman Stuart A Scott Ilkka Seppälä Christian Shaffer Svati Shah Alaa A Shalaby Jaemin Shim M Benjamin Shoemaker Joylene E Siland Juha Sinisalo Moritz F Sinner Agnieszka Slowik Albert V Smith Blair H Smith J Gustav Smith Jonathan D Smith Nicholas L Smith Elsayed Z Soliman Nona Sotoodehnia Bruno H Stricker Albert Sun Han Sun Jesper H Svendsen Toshihiro Tanaka Kahraman Tanriverdi Kent D Taylor Maris Teder-Laving Alexander Teumer Sébastien Thériault Stella Trompet Nathan R Tucker Arnljot Tveit Andre G Uitterlinden Pim Van Der Harst Isabelle C Van Gelder David R Van Wagoner Niek Verweij Efthymia Vlachopoulou Uwe Völker Biqi Wang Peter E Weeke Bob Weijs Raul Weiss Stefan Weiss Quinn S Wells Kerri L Wiggins Jorge A Wong Daniel Woo Bradford B Worrall Pil-Sung Yang Jie Yao Zachary T Yoneda Tanja Zeller Lingyao Zeng Steven A Lubitz Kathryn L Lunetta Patrick T Ellinor

Nat Genet 2018 06 11;50(9):1225-1233. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Program in Medical and Population Genetics, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0133-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6136836PMC
June 2018

Three-year follow-up of hybrid ablation for atrial fibrillation.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 04;53(suppl_1):i26-i32

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy117DOI Listing
April 2018

The role of standard non-ECG gated chest CT in cardiac assessment: design and rationale of the (CaPaCT) study.

Eur Radiol Exp 2018 27;2(1). Epub 2018 Apr 27.

1Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P. Debyelaan 25, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41747-018-0039-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5920004PMC
April 2018

Opportunities and challenges of large-scale screening for atrial fibrillation.

Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 2018 Mar 8;29(1):57-61. Epub 2018 Jan 8.

Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Universiteitssingel 50, 6229 ER, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00399-017-0550-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5846832PMC
March 2018

Prevalence of Pathogenic Gene Mutations and Prognosis Do Not Differ in Isolated Left Ventricular Dysfunction Compared With Dilated Cardiomyopathy.

Circ Heart Fail 2018 03;11(3):e004682

From the Department of Cardiology (M.R.H., J.V., M.H., L.S., L.v.M., R.D., H.J.G.M.C., H.-P.B.-L.R., S.H.), Department of Clinical Genetics (I.K., J.V., A.v.d.W., E.V., M.W., H.G.B.), and Department of Cardiovascular Sciences (S.H.), Leuven University, Belgium; Belgium and Netherlands Heart Institute, Utrecht (S.H.); and Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands (S.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.117.004682DOI Listing
March 2018

Cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation is associated with a 24-hour relapse gap: Observations from prolonged postcardioversion rhythm monitoring.

Clin Cardiol 2018 Mar 22;41(3):366-371. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre and Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/clc.22877DOI Listing
March 2018

Non-invasive assessment of microvascular dysfunction in patients with microvascular angina.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Dec 18;248:433-439. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands; Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands; Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.05.010DOI Listing
December 2017

Symptomatic atrial fibrillation and risk of cardiovascular events: data from the Euro Heart Survey.

Europace 2017 Dec;19(12):1922-1929

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Public Health, Cardiology and Arrhythmology Clinic, Marche Polytechnic University, University Hospital "Ospedali Riuniti", Via Conca 71, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eux205DOI Listing
December 2017

Right ventricular involvement in cardiac sarcoidosis demonstrated with cardiac magnetic resonance.

ESC Heart Fail 2017 11 6;4(4):535-544. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ehf2.12166DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5695200PMC
November 2017

Targeting supraventricular ectopic complexes: Which approach should be used and how does it affect atrial fibrillation?

Int J Cardiol 2017 10;244:202-203

Department of Cardiology, CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.06.013DOI Listing
October 2017

Comparison of the prognostic value of negative non-invasive cardiac investigations in patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease-a meta-analysis.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Sep;18(9):980-987

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, P. Debyelaan 25, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jex014DOI Listing
September 2017

Regional Left Ventricular Electrical Activation and Peak Contraction Are Closely Related in Candidates for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2017 08 2;3(8):854-862. Epub 2017 Aug 2.

Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2017.03.014DOI Listing
August 2017

Adenosine administration during hybrid atrial fibrillation ablation to test dormant pulmonary vein conduction.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2017 Jun 11;49(1):59-65. Epub 2017 Mar 11.

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, PO Box 5800, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10840-017-0239-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5403878PMC
June 2017

The ABLA-BOX: An In Vitro Module of Hybrid Atrial Fibrillation Ablation.

Innovations (Phila) 2016 May-Jun;11(3):201-9

From the *Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Department, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands; †Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Careggi University Hospital-University of Florence, Florence, Italy; and ‡Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000256DOI Listing
May 2017

Duration of device-detected subclinical atrial fibrillation and occurrence of stroke in ASSERT.

Eur Heart J 2017 May;38(17):1339-1344

Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx042DOI Listing
May 2017

The left atrium: An overlooked prognostic tool.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2017 03 9;24(4):389-391. Epub 2017 Jan 9.

1 Department of Cardiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2047487316686633DOI Listing
March 2017

Clinical and echocardiographic determinants in bicuspid aortic dilatation: Results from a longitudinal observational study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Dec;95(52):e5699

aDepartment of Cardiology, MUMC+ bCARIM, School for Cardiovascular Diseases cDepartment of Clinical Chemistry dDepartment of Radiology, MUMC+, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000005699DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5207560PMC
December 2016

Unstable coronary plaque characteristics are associated with high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and N-terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide.

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2016 Jan-Feb;10(1):82-8. Epub 2015 Oct 10.

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+), P. Debyelaan 25, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands; Cardiovascular Research Institute, School for Cardiovascular Diseases, P. Debyelaan 25, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands; Department of Radiology, MUMC+, P. Debyelaan 25, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcct.2015.10.001DOI Listing
October 2016

Rate control in atrial fibrillation.

Lancet 2016 Aug;388(10046):818-28

Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute, Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, Mason City, IA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31258-2DOI Listing
August 2016

Acute chest pain in the high-sensitivity cardiac troponin era: A changing role for noninvasive imaging?

Am Heart J 2016 07 30;177:102-11. Epub 2016 Apr 30.

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands; Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2016.03.025DOI Listing
July 2016

Glomerular filtration rate in patients with atrial fibrillation and 1-year outcomes.

Sci Rep 2016 07 28;6:30271. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep30271DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4964613PMC
July 2016

Improving survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest requires new tools.

Eur Heart J 2016 05 14;37(19):1499-503. Epub 2015 Sep 14.

Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University Medical Center+, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehv485DOI Listing
May 2016

Systematic analysis of ECG predictors of sinus rhythm maintenance after electrical cardioversion for persistent atrial fibrillation.

Heart Rhythm 2016 05 8;13(5):1020-1027. Epub 2016 Jan 8.

Department of Physiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2016.01.004DOI Listing
May 2016

Absence of exit block due to direct capture of the left atrial appendage: A visual confirmation.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2016 May 22;2(3):268-269. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2015.11.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5419748PMC
May 2016

Feasibility and Acute Hemodynamic Effect of Left Ventricular Septal Pacing by Transvenous Approach Through the Interventricular Septum.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2016 Mar;9(3):e003344

From the Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands (M.M.-R., J.G.L.M.L., Y.B., M.J., H.J.C., K.V.); and Department of Physiology, Maastricht University, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, The Netherlands (F.W.P.).

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March 2016

Vectorcardiographic QRS area as a novel predictor of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy.

J Electrocardiol 2015 Jan-Feb;48(1):45-52. Epub 2014 Oct 24.

Karolinska Institutet, Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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February 2016

Atrial Fibrillation Complexity Parameters Derived From Surface ECGs Predict Procedural Outcome and Long-Term Follow-Up of Stepwise Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2016 Feb;9(2):e003354

From the Departments of Cardiology (T.L., H.J.C.) and Physiology (T.L., S.Z., P.K., U.S.), Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria (D.S., B.P.); Department Cardiology-Electrophysiology, University Heart Center, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany (P.K., B.A.H., S.W.); and Department of Cardiology, Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut Lévêque, Université Bordeaux, IHU LIRYC ANR-10-IAHU-04, Bordeaux, France (M.H., P.J.).

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February 2016

T-wave Right Slope Provides a New Angle in the Prediction of Drug-Induced Ventricular Arrhythmias : Editorial to: "Electrocardiographic Predictors of Torsadogenic Risk During Dofetilide or Sotalol Initiation: Utility of a Novel T Wave Analysis Program" by Sugrue A. et al.

Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 2015 Oct;29(5):411-3

Department of Cardiology, CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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October 2015

Prognostic Relevance of Gene-Environment Interactions in Patients With Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Applying the MOGE(S) Classification.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2015 Sep;66(12):1313-23

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands; ICIN, Netherlands Heart Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2015.07.023DOI Listing
September 2015

Catheter Ablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation.

N Engl J Med 2015 08;373(9):877-8

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August 2015

Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation.

N Engl J Med 2015 07;373(5):483

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July 2015

Heart failure in patients with atrial fibrillation in Europe: a report from the EURObservational Research Programme Pilot survey on Atrial Fibrillation.

Eur J Heart Fail 2015 Jun 2;17(6):570-82. Epub 2015 Mar 2.

Institute of Cardiology, Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, University of Bologna, S. Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

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June 2015

Adenosine testing after second-generation cryoballoon ablation (ATSCA) study improves clinical success rate for atrial fibrillation.

Europace 2015 Jun 12;17(6):871-6. Epub 2015 May 12.

Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P. Debyelaan 25, Maastricht 6202 AZ, The Netherlands.

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June 2015

Headache during cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation.

Europace 2015 Jun;17(6):898-901

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center and Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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June 2015

Pulmonary Vein Stenosis After Laser Balloon Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2015 Jun 20;1(3):220-221. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre and Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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June 2015

Does myocardial infarction beget atrial fibrillation and atrial fibrillation beget myocardial infarction?

Circulation 2015 May 27;131(21):1824-6. Epub 2015 Apr 27.

From Department of Cardiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands (R.A.V., I.C.V.G., M.R.); and Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands (H.J.C.).

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May 2015

Iron i.v. in heart failure: ready for implementation?

Eur Heart J 2015 Mar 21;36(11):645-7. Epub 2014 Oct 21.

Department of Cardiology, Heart Failure Clinic, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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March 2015

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Neth Heart J 2015 Mar;23(3):166-7

Department of Cardiology and CARIM, Maastricht University Medical Center, P Debyelaan 25, 6229HX, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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March 2015

Left ventricular lead placement in the latest activated region guided by coronary venous electroanatomic mapping.

Europace 2015 Jan 3;17(1):84-93. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, P. Debeyelaan 25, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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January 2015

Efficacy and safety of dronedarone in patients previously treated with other antiarrhythmic agents.

Clin Cardiol 2014 Dec 2;37(12):717-24. Epub 2014 Dec 2.

Department of Cardiology, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy.

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December 2014

Different regions of latest electrical activation during left bundle-branch block and right ventricular pacing in cardiac resynchronization therapy patients determined by coronary venous electro-anatomic mapping.

Eur J Heart Fail 2014 Nov 15;16(11):1214-22. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

Maastricht University Medical Centre, Department of Cardiology, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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November 2014

Hemoptysis after cryoablation for atrial fibrillation: truth or just a myth?

Chest 2014 Nov;146(5):e173-e175

From the Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre and Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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November 2014

Health-related quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation treated with rhythm control versus rate control: insights from a prospective international registry (Registry on Cardiac Rhythm Disorders Assessing the Control of Atrial Fibrillation: RECORD-AF).

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2014 Nov 11;7(6):896-904. Epub 2014 Nov 11.

From the University Health Network (A.C.T.H.) and St. Michael's Hospital (P.D.), Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Universitätsklinikum Münster, Münster, Germany (G.B.); St. George's University of London, London, United Kingdom (A.J.C.); Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands (H.J.C.); Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA (G.M.F.); The Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Wynnewood, PA (P.R.K.); Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou and Université René Descartes, Paris, France (J.-Y.L.H.); Sanofi, Paris, France (L.N.-B.); St. Vincent Medical Group, Indianapolis, IN (E.N.P.); Center for Cardiac Arrhythmias of Genetic Origin-IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy (P.J.S.); Department of Health, Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark (C.T.-P.); and Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware (W.S.W.).

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November 2014