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Application of noninvasive signal-averaged electrocardiogram analysis in predicting the requirement of epicardial ablation in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.

Heart Rhythm 2020 Apr 19;17(4):584-591. Epub 2019 Nov 19.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2019.11.018DOI Listing
April 2020

Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation reduces the risk of dementia and hospitalization during a very long-term follow-up.

Int J Cardiol 2020 Apr 11;304:75-81. Epub 2019 Dec 11.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.12.016DOI Listing
April 2020

Renal denervation ameliorates the risk of ventricular fibrillation in overweight and heart failure.

Europace 2020 Apr;22(4):657-666

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shipai Rd., Beitou District, Taipei 11217, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/euz335DOI Listing
April 2020

Extremely late recurrences (≥3 years) of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: Electrophysiological characteristics of the index and repeat ablation procedures.

Int J Cardiol 2020 Apr 4;305:70-75. Epub 2020 Feb 4.

Heart Rhythm Center and 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.2020.02.007DOI Listing
April 2020

Clinical features and diagnosis of new malignancy in patients with acute pulmonary embolism and without a history of cancer.

J Chin Med Assoc 2020 Mar;83(3):245-250

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JCMA.0000000000000259DOI Listing
March 2020

The presence of ectopic atrial rhythm predicts adverse cardiovascular outcomes in a large hospital-based population.

Heart Rhythm 2020 Feb 4. Epub 2020 Feb 4.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.01.024DOI Listing
February 2020

Outcomes of catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmia originating from the left ventricular summit: A multicenter study.

Heart Rhythm 2020 Feb 28. Epub 2020 Feb 28.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.02.027DOI Listing
February 2020

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

Int J Cardiol 2019 12 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

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

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Nov 25;30(11):2262-2270. Epub 2019 Sep 25.

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
November 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 09 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

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

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

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

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

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

Am J Cardiol 2019 03 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

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

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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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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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

Rhythm control better prevents stroke and mortality than rate control strategies in patients with atrial fibrillation - A nationwide cohort study.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Nov 26;270:154-159. Epub 2018 Jun 26.

Cardiovascular Center, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.06.090DOI 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

Cardiovascular Emergencies.

Biomed Res Int 2017;2017:7210261. Epub 2017 Jul 2.

1st Propedeutic Surgical Department, AHEPA University Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/7210261DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5511652PMC
October 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

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

Defect engineering by synchrotron radiation X-rays in CeO nanocrystals.

J Synchrotron Radiat 2018 Sep 2;25(Pt 5):1395-1399. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S1600577518008184DOI 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

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

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

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

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

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2017.10.085DOI Listing
January 2018

The roles of alcohol dehydrogenase in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2017 Dec 31;40(12):1446-1453. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.13208DOI Listing
December 2017

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.018475DOI Listing
December 2017

Novel electrocardiogram and electrophysiological findings for differentiating idiopathic left posterior papillary muscle and left posterior fascicular ventricular arrhythmias.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2017 Sep 4;49(3):291-297. Epub 2017 Jul 4.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10840-017-0265-3DOI Listing
September 2017

Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia Arising from the Great Cardiac Vein - A Rare Cause of Coronary Artery Injury.

Acta Cardiol Sin 2017 Sep;33(5):553-555

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

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5611355PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.6515/acs20170111aDOI Listing
September 2017

Characteristics and long-term catheter ablation outcome in long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation patients with non-pulmonary vein triggers.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Aug 21;241:205-211. Epub 2017 Apr 21.

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.2017.04.050DOI Listing
August 2017

Beyond Pulmonary Vein Isolation: the Role of Additional Sites in Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation.

Curr Cardiol Rep 2017 08 9;19(9):86. Epub 2017 Aug 9.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Institute, National Yang-Ming University, 201, Sec. 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11886-017-0884-4DOI Listing
August 2017

Atrial fibrillation originating from superior vena cava with atrial flutter-electrocardiogram pattern.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2017 Jul 1;40(7):754-761. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.13092DOI Listing
July 2017

Epigallocatechin-3-gallate modulates arrhythmogenic activity and calcium homeostasis of left atrium.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Jun 14;236:174-180. Epub 2017 Jan 14.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medical, Tri-Service General Hospital Songshan Branch, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.01.090DOI Listing
June 2017

The application of signal average ECG in the prediction of recurrences after catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Jun 18;236:168-173. Epub 2017 Jan 18.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.01.087DOI Listing
June 2017

Renal denervation regulates the atrial arrhythmogenic substrates through reverse structural remodeling in heart failure rabbit model.

Int J Cardiol 2017 May 24;235:105-113. Epub 2017 Feb 24.

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. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.02.085DOI Listing
May 2017

Increased risk of ventricular tachycardia and cardiovascular death in patients with myocarditis during the long-term follow-up: A national representative cohort from the National Health Insurance Research Database.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 May;96(18):e6633

aDivision of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital bSchool of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University cInstitute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000006633DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5419906PMC
May 2017

A novel method to enhance phenotype, epicardial functional substrates, and ventricular tachyarrhythmias in Brugada syndrome.

Heart Rhythm 2017 04 6;14(4):508-517. Epub 2017 Jan 6.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.01.006DOI Listing
April 2017

Characteristics of diurnal ventricular premature complex variation in right ventricular outflow tract arrhythmias after catheter ablation.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Apr;96(15):e6516

aDivision of Cardiology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital bDivision of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital cInstitute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming Medical University, Taipei dDepartment of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000006516DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5403077PMC
April 2017

Beneficial Effect of Renal Denervation on Ventricular Premature Complex Induced Cardiomyopathy.

J Am Heart Assoc 2017 Mar 2;6(3). Epub 2017 Mar 2.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.116.004479DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5523999PMC
March 2017

Increased risk of ventricular tachycardia in patients with sarcoidosis during the very long term follow-up.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Feb 7;228:68-73. Epub 2016 Nov 7.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, 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.2016.11.041DOI Listing
February 2017

Heart failure modulates electropharmacological characteristics of sinoatrial nodes.

Exp Ther Med 2017 Feb 30;13(2):771-779. Epub 2016 Dec 30.

Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan, R.O.C.; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 116, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2016.4015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5348682PMC
February 2017

Impact of aortic encroachment to left atrium on non-pulmonary vein triggers of atrial fibrillation.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Jan 1;227:650-655. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.10.081DOI Listing
January 2017

Gender differences in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy: Clinical manifestations, electrophysiological properties, substrate characteristics, and prognosis of radiofrequency catheter ablation.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Jan 9;227:930-937. Epub 2016 Nov 9.

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.ijcard.2016.11.055DOI Listing
January 2017

Revisiting LaSrMnO lattice distortion and charge ordering with multi-beam resonant diffraction.

Acta Crystallogr A Found Adv 2017 Jan 1;73(Pt 1):46-53. Epub 2017 Jan 1.

Department of Physics, Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, 30013, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S2053273316013759DOI Listing
January 2017

An observational study on the effect of premature ventricular complex burden on long-term outcome.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Jan;96(1):e5476

aDivision of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital bDepartment of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei cDepartment of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Yuanshan Branch, Yilan dInstitute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei eDivision of Cardiology, National Yang-Ming University Hospital, Yi-Lan, Taiwan.

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January 2017

The Application of Ambulatory Electrocardiographically-Based T-Wave Alternans in Patients with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy.

Can J Cardiol 2016 11 5;32(11):1355.e15-1355.e22. Epub 2016 Feb 5.

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, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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November 2016

Benefits of Atrial Substrate Modification Guided by Electrogram Similarity and Phase Mapping Techniques to Eliminate Rotors and Focal Sources Versus Conventional Defragmentation in Persistent Atrial Fibrillation.

JACC Clin Electrophysiol 2016 Nov 14;2(6):667-678. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

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

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November 2016

Validation of a Modified CHA2DS2-VASc Score for Stroke Risk Stratification in Asian Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Nationwide Cohort Study.

Stroke 2016 10 13;47(10):2462-9. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine (T.-F.C., T.-C.T., K.-L.W., Y.-J.L., S.-L.C., L.-W.L., Y.-F.H., C.-E.C., S.-A.C.), Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine (C.-J.L.), Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine (S.-J.C.), Department of Family Medicine (T.-J.C.), General Clinical Research Center (C.-E.C.), and Department of Medical Research and Education (C.-E.C.), Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (T.-F.C., T.-C.T., K.-L.W., Y.-J.L., S.-L.C., L.-W.L., Y.-F.H., C.-E.C., S.-A.C.); University of Birmingham Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, United Kingdom (G.Y.H.L.); and Institute of Public Health and School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (C.-J.L., S.-J.C.).

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October 2016

Is an Oral Anticoagulant Necessary for Young Atrial Fibrillation Patients With a CHA2DS2-VASc Score of 1 (Men) or 2 (Women)?

J Am Heart Assoc 2016 10 4;5(10). Epub 2016 Oct 4.

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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October 2016

Response by Chao et al to Letters Regarding Article, "Use of Oral Anticoagulants for Stroke Prevention in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Who Have a History of Intracranial Hemorrhage".

Circulation 2016 Sep;134(11):e230-1

From Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine (T.-F.C., J.-N.L., K.-L.W., Y.-J.L., S.-L.C., L.-W.L., Y.-F.H., T.-C.T., F.-P.C., S.-A.C.), Division of Hematology and Oncology (C.-J.L.), and Department of Family Medicine (T.-J.C.), Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (T.-F.C., J.-N.L., K.-L.W., Y.-J.L., S.-L.C., L.-W.L., Y.-F.H., T.-C.T., F.-P.C., S.-A.C.); Institute of Public Health and School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (C.-J.L.); and University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom (G.Y.H.L.).

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September 2016

Association of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms with Atrial Fibrillation and the Outcome after Catheter Ablation.

Acta Cardiol Sin 2016 Sep;32(5):523-531

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

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September 2016