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Risk and predictors of subsequent cancers of patients with newly-diagnosed atrial fibrillation - A nationwide population-based study.

Int J Cardiol 2019 Dec 10;296:81-86. Epub 2019 Aug 10.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.08.021DOI Listing
December 2019

MicroRNA-133 suppresses ZFHX3-dependent atrial remodelling and arrhythmia.

Acta Physiol (Oxf) 2019 Nov 18;227(3):e13322. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apha.13322DOI Listing
November 2019

How do aging and comorbidities impact risk of ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Trends Cardiovasc Med 2019 Oct 6;29(7):386-391. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2018.11.003DOI Listing
October 2019

Recommendations on stroke prevention for patients having a CHADS-VASc score of 1 (males) or 2 (females) in 2019 atrial fibrillation guidelines.

Trends Cardiovasc Med 2019 Oct 25;29(7):427-428. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Liverpool & Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom; Aalborg Thrombosis Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2019.02.008DOI Listing
October 2019

Ten-year ablation outcomes of patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation undergoing pulmonary vein isolation.

Heart Rhythm 2019 Sep 1;16(9):1327-1333. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Institute, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2019.03.028DOI Listing
September 2019

Low-Dose Rivaroxaban and Risks of Adverse Events in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.

Stroke 2019 Sep 10;50(9):2574-2577. Epub 2019 Jul 10.

From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan (W.-H.C., T.-F.C., Y.-J.L., S.-L.C., L.-W.L., Y.-F.H., T.-C.T., J.-N.L., F.-P.C., S.-A.C.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.025623DOI Listing
September 2019

Gastroesophageal reflux disease and atrial fibrillation: Insight from autonomic cardiogastric neural interaction.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Sep 12. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.14181DOI Listing
September 2019

Arginine vasopressin modulates electrical activity and calcium homeostasis in pulmonary vein cardiomyocytes.

J Biomed Sci 2019 Sep 17;26(1):71. Epub 2019 Sep 17.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, 111 Hsin-Lung Road, Sec. 3, Taipei, 116, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12929-019-0564-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6747756PMC
September 2019

Role of catheter ablation in patients with ischemic ventricular tachycardia: From basic to clinical practice.

J Chin Med Assoc 2019 Aug;82(8):609-615

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JCMA.0000000000000137DOI Listing
August 2019

A single Mahaim accessory pathway with bidirectional delta waves.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2019 Jul 24;5(7):379-381. Epub 2019 Apr 24.

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2019.04.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6630185PMC
July 2019

Successful Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot via Transjugular and Subclavian Approach.

Acta Cardiol Sin 2019 Jul;35(4):433-436

Heart Rhythm Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.6515/ACS.201907_35(4).20190320ADOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6656974PMC
July 2019

Early detection of electromechanical dysfunction in patients with idiopathic premature ventricular contractions.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2019 06 17;42(6):637-645. Epub 2019 Apr 17.

Department of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.13650DOI Listing
June 2019

Heart Failure Differentially Modulates Natural (Sinoatrial Node) and Ectopic (Pulmonary Veins) Pacemakers: Mechanism and Therapeutic Implication for Atrial Fibrillation.

Int J Mol Sci 2019 Jun 30;20(13). Epub 2019 Jun 30.

Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 11042, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms20133224DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6651382PMC
June 2019

Clinical outcomes, edoxaban concentration, and anti-factor Xa activity of Asian patients with atrial fibrillation compared with non-Asians in the ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial.

Eur Heart J 2019 May;40(19):1518-1527

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, TIMI Study Group, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 60 Fenwood Road, 7th Floor, Suite 7022, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy807DOI Listing
May 2019

Clinical significance of J wave in prediction of ventricular arrhythmia in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

J Cardiol 2019 May 28;73(5):351-357. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jjcc.2018.11.005DOI Listing
May 2019

Reassessment of Risk for Stroke During Follow-up of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.

Ann Intern Med 2019 May 1;170(9):663-664. Epub 2019 Jan 1.

Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (T.C., C.C., S.C.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M18-1177DOI Listing
May 2019

Importance of Risk Reassessment in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation in Guidelines: Assessing Risk as a Dynamic Process.

Can J Cardiol 2019 May 2;35(5):611-618. Epub 2019 Feb 2.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2019.01.018DOI Listing
May 2019

A novel mapping technique to identify focal nonsustained atrial tachycardia: A case report of self-reference mapping technique.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Apr 4;30(4):618-619. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jce.13811
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April 2019

Characteristics of recurrent ventricular tachyarrhythmia after catheter ablation in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Apr 4;30(4):582-592. Epub 2019 Feb 4.

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jce.13853
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April 2019

Can Genetic Risk Scoring Predict Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Outcomes?

Korean Circ J 2019 Apr 7;49(4):350-352. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4070/kcj.2019.0004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6428951PMC
April 2019

Bleeding and New-Onset Cancers in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Receiving Nonvitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants.

Am J Cardiol 2019 Mar 3;123(5):782-786. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.11.046DOI Listing
March 2019

Can hybrid procedure eliminate the gaps of experience in surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation and improve the sinus rhythm maintenance?

J Thorac Dis 2019 Mar;11(Suppl 3):S437-S439

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei.

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http://jtd.amegroups.com/article/view/25351/20255
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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.11.59DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6424765PMC
March 2019

The Accuracy and Clinical Applicability of a Sensor Based Electromagnetic Non-fluoroscopic Catheter Tracking System.

Korean Circ J 2019 Jan 31;49(1):84-96. Epub 2018 Aug 31.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4070/kcj.2018.0195DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6331321PMC
January 2019

Ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation and beyond.

Curr Opin Cardiol 2019 Jan;34(1):16-22

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HCO.0000000000000575DOI Listing
January 2019

Response by Chao et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Oral Anticoagulation in Very Elderly Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Nationwide Cohort Study".

Circulation 2019 01;139(1):146-147

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan (T.-F.C. S.-A.C.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.037670DOI Listing
January 2019

Seeing is believing: The importance of continuous monitoring to unmask the real-world atrial fibrillation recurrence after ablation.

Heart Rhythm 2018 12 29;15(12):1851-1852. Epub 2018 Jul 29.

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Institute, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.07.028DOI Listing
December 2018

High-resolution mapping of pulmonary vein potentials improved the successful pulmonary vein isolation using small electrodes and inter-electrode spacing catheter.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Dec 19;272:90-96. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.06.062DOI Listing
December 2018

Usefulness of the CHADS-VASc Score to Predict the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death and Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.

Am J Cardiol 2018 12 13;122(12):2049-2054. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00029149183176
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.08.056DOI Listing
December 2018

Catheter Ablation of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Originating from Non-pulmonary Vein Areas.

Arrhythm Electrophysiol Rev 2018 Dec;7(4):273-281

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15420/aer.2018.50.3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6304799PMC
December 2018

Electrocardiographic characteristics for predicting idiopathic right ventricular outflow tract premature ventricular complex-induced cardiomyopathy.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2018 Nov 11;53(2):175-185. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Heart Rhythm Center and Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Sec. 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10840-018-0384-5
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10840-018-0384-5DOI Listing
November 2018

Seasonal variation in the risk of ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation: A nationwide cohort study.

Heart Rhythm 2018 11 30;15(11):1611-1616. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.06.043DOI Listing
November 2018

Effects of long-term exercise on arrhythmogenesis in aged hypertensive rats.

Comput Biol Med 2018 11 16;102:390-395. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Institute of Biomedical Engineering, College of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2018.08.016DOI Listing
November 2018

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 11 18;29(11):1594-1596. Epub 2018 Oct 18.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Heart Rhythm Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13722DOI Listing
November 2018

Heart Failure Differentially Modulates the Effects of Ivabradine on the Electrical Activity of the Sinoatrial Node and Pulmonary Veins.

J Card Fail 2018 Nov 6;24(11):763-772. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan-Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.09.016DOI Listing
November 2018

Diurnal cardiac sympathetic hyperactivity after exposure to acute particulate matter 2.5 air pollution.

J Electrocardiol 2019 Jan - Feb;52:112-116. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital. Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2018.11.012DOI Listing
November 2018

Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy.

Korean Circ J 2018 Oct;48(10):890-905

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4070/kcj.2018.0268DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6158456PMC
October 2018

Evolving Changes of the Use of Oral Anticoagulants and Outcomes in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation in Taiwan.

Circulation 2018 10;138(14):1485-1487

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine (T.-F.C., C.-E.C., Y.-J.L., S.-L.C., L.-W.L., Y.-F.H., T.-C.T., J.-N.L., F.-P.C., S.-A.C.), Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.036046DOI Listing
October 2018

Histone deacetylase inhibition attenuates atrial arrhythmogenesis in sterile pericarditis.

Transl Res 2018 10 14;200:54-64. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trsl.2018.06.002DOI Listing
October 2018

Endo/epicardial mapping issues: Authors' reply.

Europace 2018 09;20(9):1561-1562

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Shipai Rd., Beitou, Taipei City, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/euy102DOI Listing
September 2018

Interleukin-17 enhances cardiac ventricular remodeling via activating MAPK pathway in ischemic heart failure.

J Mol Cell Cardiol 2018 09 8;122:69-79. Epub 2018 Aug 8.

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yjmcc.2018.08.005DOI Listing
September 2018

The prevalence and characteristics of coexisted atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia and idiopathic left fascicular ventricular tachycardia.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 08 24;29(8):1096-1103. Epub 2018 May 24.

Heart Rhythm Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13628DOI Listing
August 2018

Levosimendan differentially modulates electrophysiological activities of sinoatrial nodes, pulmonary veins, and the left and right atria.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 08 22;29(8):1150-1158. Epub 2018 May 22.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13629DOI Listing
August 2018

Neural mechanism of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in improving heart rate variability and sleep disturbance after myocardial infarction.

Sleep Med 2018 08 1;48:61-69. Epub 2018 May 1.

Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Institute, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2018.04.007DOI Listing
August 2018

Vagal impact of cryoballoon ablation during pulmonary vein isolation.

Int J Cardiol 2018 08;265:132-133

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Institute, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.04.132DOI Listing
August 2018

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 08 22;29(8):1189-1191. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

Heart Rhythm Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jce.13664
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August 2018

Factor Xa inhibitors differently modulate electrical activities in pulmonary veins and the sinoatrial node.

Eur J Pharmacol 2018 Aug 3;833:462-471. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2018.07.003DOI Listing
August 2018

Oral Anticoagulation in Very Elderly Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Nationwide Cohort Study.

Circulation 2018 07 28;138(1):37-47. Epub 2018 Feb 28.

Division of Cardiology (T.-F.C., Y.-J.L., S.-L.C., L.-W.L., Y.-F.H., T.-C.T., J.-N.L., F.-P.C., S.-A.C.)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.031658DOI Listing
July 2018

Hydrogen sulphide increases pulmonary veins and atrial arrhythmogenesis with activation of protein kinase C.

J Cell Mol Med 2018 07 16;22(7):3503-3513. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcmm.13627DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6010708PMC
July 2018

The autonomic neural mechanism of right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia.

Auton Neurosci 2018 07 28;212:10-16. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autneu.2018.03.006DOI Listing
July 2018

Circulating microRNAs in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy with ventricular arrhythmia.

Europace 2018 06;20(FI1):f37-f45

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eux289DOI Listing
June 2018

AF news.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 06 16;29(6):944-946. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

Heart Rhythm Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13492DOI Listing
June 2018

What to do when patients having a high risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation are identified?

Int J Cardiol 2018 06;261:101-102

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.03.079DOI Listing
June 2018

Using the scoring schemes in the right way: the dynamic assessment of stroke and bleeding risk in patients with atrial fibrillation.

J Thorac Dis 2018 Jun;10(Suppl 17):S2089-S2091

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.05.62DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6036015PMC
June 2018

Vasovagal responses during cryoballoon pulmonary vein isolation in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation predict favorable mid-term outcomes.

Int J Cardiol 2018 05 31;258:115-120. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.01.111DOI Listing
May 2018

Reappraisal of the Worldwide Prevalence of Brugada Syndrome and Brugada Phenotype: From the Old to the New Diagnostic Criteria.

Acta Cardiol Sin 2018 May;34(3):278-279

Heart Rhythm Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.6515/ACS.201805_34(3).20180305ADOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5968344PMC
May 2018

AF news.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 04 1;29(4):655-656. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Heart Rhythm Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13429DOI Listing
April 2018

Major bleeding and intracranial hemorrhage risk prediction in patients with atrial fibrillation: Attention to modifiable bleeding risk factors or use of a bleeding risk stratification score? A nationwide cohort study.

Int J Cardiol 2018 03 28;254:157-161. Epub 2018 Jan 28.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.11.025DOI Listing
March 2018

Lifetime Risks, Projected Numbers, and Adverse Outcomes in Asian Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Report From the Taiwan Nationwide AF Cohort Study.

Chest 2018 02 7;153(2):453-466. Epub 2017 Oct 7.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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February 2018

Angiotensin 1-7 modulates electrophysiological characteristics and calcium homoeostasis in pulmonary veins cardiomyocytes via MAS/PI3K/eNOS signalling pathway.

Eur J Clin Invest 2018 Jan 5;48(1). Epub 2017 Dec 5.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eci.12854DOI Listing
January 2018

Relationship of Aging and Incident Comorbidities to Stroke Risk in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 01;71(2):122-132

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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January 2018

Risk of Stroke in Patients With Short-Run Atrial Tachyarrhythmia.

Stroke 2017 12 16;48(12):3232-3238. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan (S.Y., C.-Y.L., S.-L.C., T.-F.C., Y.-J.L., L.-W.L., F.-P.C., Y.-F.H., T.-C.T., J.-N.L., A.L.D.T., Y.-T.C., T.-Y.C., C.-I.W., S.-A.C.); Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Japan (S.Y.); Institution of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan (S.-L.C., T.-F.C., Y.-J.L., L.-W.L., F.-P.C., Y.-F.H., T.-C.T., J.-N.L., S.-A.C.); Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Yuan-Shan Branch, Yilan, Taiwan (C.-Y.L.); and Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Makiminato Central Hospital, Okinawa, Japan (S.H.).

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December 2017

Seeing is believing: visualization of pulmonary vein gaps using ultra-high resolution electroanatomic mapping.

J Thorac Dis 2017 Nov;9(11):4205-4207

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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November 2017

Age, Sex, and Blood Pressure-Related Influences on Reference Values of Left Atrial Deformation and Mechanics From a Large-Scale Asian Population.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 10;10(10)

From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan (J.-N.L., T.-F.C, S.-A.C.); Institute of Clinical Medicine (J.-N.L., T.-F.C, S.-A.C.) and Cardiovascular Research Center (J.-N.L., T.-F.C, S.-A.C.), National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, Mackay Medical College, New Taipei City, Taiwan (J.-Y.K., K.-T.S., J.-P.T., C.-I.L., Y.-H.L., C.-H.S., C.-L.H., H.-I.Y.); Medical Research (J.-Y.K., K.-T.S., J.-P.T., C.-I.L., Y.-H.L., C.-H.S., C.-L.H., H.-I.Y.) and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine (J.-Y.K., K.-T.S., J.-P.T., C.-I.L., Y.-H.L., C.-H.S., C.-L.H., H.-I.Y.), MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; and MacKay Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, New Taipei City, Taiwan (J.-Y.K., K.-T.S., J.-P.T., C.-I.L., Y.-H.L., C.-H.S., C.-L.H., H.-I.Y.).

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October 2017