Publications by authors named "Khaldoun G Tarakji"

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Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation After Initial Long-Term Ablation Success: Electrophysiological Findings and Outcomes of Repeat Ablation Procedures.
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2018 Apr;11(4):e005785
Department of Medicine (S.S., A.F.B., K.A.R.) and Center for Atrial Fibrillation (W.I.S., K.G.T., J.R., M.B., B.B., P.T., M.B., M.C., T.D., T.C., D.C., M.K., B.D.L., O.M.W., A.A.H.), Section of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH.



Transvenous Lead Extraction in Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis Patients With Infected Cardiac Devices.
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2018 Jan;11(1):e005706
From the Department of Medicine (A.F.B., N.N., S.S., K.A.R.) and Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology Section (O.M.W., K.G.T., T.C., W.I.S., J.R., M.P.B., D.O.M., M.K., B.B., D.C., M.N., T.D., B.D.L., B.L.W., A.A.H.), Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH.

Incidence and predictors of late atrioventricular conduction recovery among patients requiring permanent pacemaker for complete heart block after cardiac surgery.
Heart Rhythm 2017 Dec 12;14(12):1786-1792. Epub 2017 Aug 12.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Electrophysiology Section, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. Electronic address:

Incidence, indications, risk factors, and survival of patients undergoing cardiac implantable electronic device implantation after open heart surgery.
Europace 2017 Aug;19(8):1335-1342
Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Sydell and Arnold Miller Heart & Vascular Institute, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail Code J3, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.

Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Ablation With or Without Contact Force Sensing.
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2017 May 27;28(5):483-488. Epub 2017 Mar 27.
Cleveland Clinic, Section of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.



Using a novel wireless system for monitoring patients after the atrial fibrillation ablation procedure: the iTransmit study.
Heart Rhythm 2015 Mar 18;12(3):554-559. Epub 2014 Nov 18.
Section of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

Risk factors for 1-year mortality among patients with cardiac implantable electronic device infection undergoing transvenous lead extraction: the impact of the infection type and the presence of vegetation on survival.
Europace 2014 Oct 2;16(10):1490-5. Epub 2014 Aug 2.
Section of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue/J2-2, Cleveland, OH, Canada 44195.


Incidence, management, and outcomes of the arteriovenous fistula complicating transvenous lead extraction.
Heart Rhythm 2014 Mar 28;11(3):404-11. Epub 2013 Nov 28.
Section of Electrophysiology and Pacing, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, Ohio. Electronic address:


Long-term outcomes and clinical predictors for pacemaker-requiring bradyarrhythmias after cardiac transplantation: analysis of the UNOS/OPTN cardiac transplant database.
Heart Rhythm 2010 Nov 22;7(11):1567-71. Epub 2010 Jun 22.
Cardiovascular Medicine/Electrophysiology, Cleveland Clinic, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.

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