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Vaseghi, Marmar

Title(s)Associate Professor-in-Residence, Medicine
SchoolCardiology
Phone(310) 206-2235
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    Cardiac Afferent Neurotransmission and Modulation of Ventricular Parasympathetic Control
    NIH/NHLBI DP2HL132356Sep 30, 2015 - Jun 30, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Chan SA, Vaseghi M, Kluge N, Shivkumar K, Ardell JL, Smith C. Fast in vivo detection of myocardial norepinephrine levels in the beating porcine heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2020 Mar 27. PMID: 32216617.
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    2. Khakpour H, Vaseghi M. Looking Beyond Storm: Forecast Remains Gloomy for Clustered Ventricular Arrhythmias. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 Mar; 6(3):338-340. PMID: 32192685.
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    3. Wu P, Vaseghi M. The autonomic nervous system and ventricular arrhythmias in myocardial infarction and heart failure. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 Feb; 43(2):172-180. PMID: 31823401.
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    4. Dusi V, Sorg JM, Gornbein J, Gima J, Yanagawa J, Lee JM, Vecerek N, Vaseghi M, Bradfield JS, De Ferrari GM, Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA. Prognostic impact of atrial rhythm and dimension in patients with structural heart disease undergoing cardiac sympathetic denervation for ventricular arrhythmias. Heart Rhythm. 2019 Dec 16. PMID: 31837474.
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    5. Volgman AS, Bairey Merz CN, Benjamin EJ, Curtis AB, Fang MC, Lindley KJ, Pepine CJ, Vaseghi M, Waldo AL, Wenger NK, Russo AM. Sex and Race/Ethnicity Differences in Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Dec 03; 74(22):2812-2815. PMID: 31779796.
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    6. Bradfield JS, Hayase J, Liu K, Moriarty J, Kee ST, Do D, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Gima J, Sorg J, Cote S, Pavez G, Buch E, Khakpour H, Krokhaleva Y, Macias C, Fujimura O, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K. Renal denervation as adjunctive therapy to cardiac sympathetic denervation for ablation refractory ventricular tachycardia. Heart Rhythm. 2020 Feb; 17(2):220-227. PMID: 31539629.
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    7. Salavatian S, Yamaguchi N, Hoang J, Lin N, Patel S, Ardell JL, Armour JA, Vaseghi M. Premature ventricular contractions activate vagal afferents and alter autonomic tone: implications for premature ventricular contraction-induced cardiomyopathy. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2019 09 01; 317(3):H607-H616. PMID: 31322427.
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    8. Vergara P, Tzou WS, Tung R, Brombin C, Nonis A, Vaseghi M, Frankel DS, Di Biase L, Tedrow U, Mathuria N, Nakahara S, Tholakanahalli V, Bunch TJ, Weiss JP, Dickfeld T, Lakireddy D, Burkhardt JD, Santangeli P, Callans D, Natale A, Marchlinski F, Stevenson WG, Shivkumar K, Sauer WH, Della Bella P. Predictive Score for Identifying Survival and Recurrence Risk Profiles in Patients Undergoing Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2018 12; 11(12):e006730. PMID: 30562104.
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    9. Krokhaleva Y, Vaseghi M. Update on prevention and treatment of sudden cardiac arrest. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2019 10; 29(7):394-400. PMID: 30449537.
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    10. Chadda KR, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Shivkumar K, Huang CL, Jeevaratnam K. Ageing, the autonomic nervous system and arrhythmia: From brain to heart. Ageing Res Rev. 2018 Dec; 48:40-50. PMID: 30300712.
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    11. Kung GL, Vaseghi M, Gahm JK, Shevtsov J, Garfinkel A, Shivkumar K, Ennis DB. Microstructural Infarct Border Zone Remodeling in the Post-infarct Swine Heart Measured by Diffusion Tensor MRI. Front Physiol. 2018; 9:826. PMID: 30246802.
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    12. Huang WA, Dunipace EA, Sorg JM, Vaseghi M. Liver Disease as a Predictor of New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 08 07; 7(15):e008703. PMID: 30371253.
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    13. Vaseghi M, Hu TY, Tung R, Vergara P, Frankel DS, Di Biase L, Tedrow UB, Gornbein JA, Yu R, Mathuria N, Nakahara S, Tzou WS, Sauer WH, Burkhardt JD, Tholakanahalli VN, Dickfeld TM, Weiss JP, Bunch TJ, Reddy M, Callans DJ, Lakkireddy DR, Natale A, Marchlinski FE, Stevenson WG, Della Bella P, Shivkumar K. Outcomes of Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia Based on Etiology in Nonischemic Heart Disease: An International Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation Center Collaborative Study. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 09; 4(9):1141-1150. PMID: 30236386.
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    14. Hoang JD, Vaseghi M. No sympathy for the hypoxic: the role of fetal oxygenation in autonomic dysfunction. J Physiol. 2018 12; 596(23):5507-5508. PMID: 29774552.
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    15. Yamaguchi N, Yamakawa K, Rajendran PS, Takamiya T, Vaseghi M. Antiarrhythmic effects of vagal nerve stimulation after cardiac sympathetic denervation in the setting of chronic myocardial infarction. Heart Rhythm. 2018 08; 15(8):1214-1222. PMID: 29530832.
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    16. Bradfield JS, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Shivkumar K. Mechanisms and management of refractory ventricular arrhythmias in the age of autonomic modulation. Heart Rhythm. 2018 08; 15(8):1252-1260. PMID: 29454137.
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    17. Hoang JD, Vaseghi M. A novel mechanism for regulation of cardiac Ca2+ current by estradiol: cAMP-ing out at the basal epicardium. Heart Rhythm. 2018 05; 15(5):750-751. PMID: 29382545.
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    18. Vakil K, Garcia S, Tung R, Vaseghi M, Tedrow U, Della Bella P, Frankel DS, Vergara P, Di Biase L, Nagashima K, Nakahara S, Tzou WS, Burkhardt JD, Dickfeld T, Weiss JP, Bunch J, Callans D, Lakkireddy D, Natale A, Sauer WH, Stevenson WG, Marchlinski F, Shivkumar K, Tholakanahalli VN. Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation in the Elderly: An International Ventricular Tachycardia Center Collaborative Group Analysis. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Dec; 10(12). PMID: 29254946.
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    19. Huang WA, Boyle NG, Vaseghi M. Cardiac Innervation and the Autonomic Nervous System in Sudden Cardiac Death. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2017 12; 9(4):665-679. PMID: 29173409.
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    20. Turagam MK, Vuddanda V, Atkins D, Santangeli P, Frankel DS, Tung R, Vaseghi M, Sauer WH, Tzou W, Mathuria N, Nakahara S, Dickfeld TM, Bunch TJ, Weiss P, Di Biase L, Tholakanahalli V, Vakil K, Tedrow UB, Stevenson WG, Della Bella P, Shivkumar K, Marchlinski FE, Callans DJ, Natale A, Reddy M, Lakkireddy D. Hemodynamic Support in Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation: An International VT Ablation Center Collaborative Group Study. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 12 26; 3(13):1534-1543. PMID: 29759835.
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    21. Li A, Hayase J, Do D, Buch E, Vaseghi M, Ajijola OA, Macias C, Krokhaleva Y, Khakpour H, Boyle NG, Benharash P, Biniwale R, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Hybrid surgical vs percutaneous access epicardial ventricular tachycardia ablation. Heart Rhythm. 2018 04; 15(4):512-519. PMID: 29132931.
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    22. Do DH, Bradfield J, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Le J, Rahman S, Mahajan A, Nogami A, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K. Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia Can Be Effective for the Short-Term Management of Ventricular Tachycardia Storm. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Oct 27; 6(11). PMID: 29079570.
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    23. Vergara P, Tung R, Vaseghi M, Brombin C, Frankel DS, Di Biase L, Nagashima K, Tedrow U, Tzou WS, Sauer WH, Mathuria N, Nakahara S, Vakil K, Tholakanahalli V, Bunch TJ, Weiss JP, Dickfeld T, Vunnam R, Lakireddy D, Burkhardt JD, Correra A, Santangeli P, Callans D, Natale A, Marchlinski F, Stevenson WG, Shivkumar K, Della Bella P. Successful ventricular tachycardia ablation in patients with electrical storm reduces recurrences and improves survival. Heart Rhythm. 2018 01; 15(1):48-55. PMID: 28843418.
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    24. Vaseghi M, Salavatian S, Rajendran PS, Yagishita D, Woodward WR, Hamon D, Yamakawa K, Irie T, Habecker BA, Shivkumar K. Parasympathetic dysfunction and antiarrhythmic effect of vagal nerve stimulation following myocardial infarction. JCI Insight. 2017 Aug 17; 2(16). PMID: 28814663.
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    25. Khakpour H, Vaseghi M. Risk Stratification and Sudden Cardiac Death: Is It Time to Include Autonomic Variables? Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 08; 10(8). PMID: 28794140.
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    26. Hanna P, Rajendran PS, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Andrew Armour J, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Cardiac neuroanatomy - Imaging nerves to define functional control. Auton Neurosci. 2017 Nov; 207:48-58. PMID: 28802636.
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    27. Vaseghi M, Barwad P, Malavassi Corrales FJ, Tandri H, Mathuria N, Shah R, Sorg JM, Gima J, Mandal K, Sàenz Morales LC, Lokhandwala Y, Shivkumar K. Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation for Refractory Ventricular Arrhythmias. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jun 27; 69(25):3070-3080. PMID: 28641796.
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    28. Tzou WS, Tung R, Frankel DS, Di Biase L, Santangeli P, Vaseghi M, Bunch TJ, Weiss JP, Tholakanahalli VN, Lakkireddy D, Vunnam R, Dickfeld T, Mathuria N, Tedrow U, Vergara P, Vakil K, Nakahara S, Burkhardt JD, Stevenson WG, Callans DJ, Della Bella P, Natale A, Shivkumar K, Marchlinski FE, Sauer WH. Outcomes after repeat ablation of ventricular tachycardia in structural heart disease: An analysis from the International VT Ablation Center Collaborative Group. Heart Rhythm. 2017 07; 14(7):991-997. PMID: 28506710.
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    29. Santangeli P, Frankel DS, Tung R, Vaseghi M, Sauer WH, Tzou WS, Mathuria N, Nakahara S, Dickfeldt TM, Lakkireddy D, Bunch TJ, Di Biase L, Natale A, Tholakanahalli V, Tedrow UB, Kumar S, Stevenson WG, Della Bella P, Shivkumar K, Marchlinski FE, Callans DJ. Early Mortality After Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With Structural Heart Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 May 02; 69(17):2105-2115. PMID: 28449770.
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    30. Hamon D, Rajendran PS, Chui RW, Ajijola OA, Irie T, Talebi R, Salavatian S, Vaseghi M, Bradfield JS, Armour JA, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Premature Ventricular Contraction Coupling Interval Variability Destabilizes Cardiac Neuronal and Electrophysiological Control: Insights From Simultaneous Cardioneural Mapping. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Apr; 10(4). PMID: 28408652.
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    31. Guerra F, Bonelli P, Flori M, Cipolletta L, Carbucicchio C, Izquierdo M, Kozluk E, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M, Patani F, Cupido C, Pala S, Ruiz-Granell R, Ferrero A, Tondo C, Capucci A. Temporal Trends and Temperature-Related Incidence of Electrical Storm: The TEMPEST Study (Temperature-Related Incidence of Electrical Storm). Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Mar; 10(3). PMID: 28314850.
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    32. Tzou WS, Tung R, Frankel DS, Vaseghi M, Bunch TJ, Di Biase L, Tholakanahalli VN, Lakkireddy D, Dickfeld T, Saliaris A, Weiss JP, Mathuria N, Tedrow U, Afzal MR, Vergara P, Nagashima K, Patel M, Nakahara S, Vakil K, Burkhardt JD, Tseng CH, Natale A, Shivkumar K, Callans DJ, Stevenson WG, Della Bella P, Marchlinski FE, Sauer WH. Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation in Severe Heart Failure: An International Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation Center Collaboration Analysis. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 01; 10(1). PMID: 28082527.
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    33. Irie T, Yamakawa K, Hamon D, Nakamura K, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Cardiac sympathetic innervation via middle cervical and stellate ganglia and antiarrhythmic mechanism of bilateral stellectomy. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Mar 01; 312(3):H392-H405. PMID: 28011590.
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    34. Frankel DS, Tung R, Santangeli P, Tzou WS, Vaseghi M, Di Biase L, Nagashima K, Tedrow U, Bunch TJ, Tholakanahalli VN, Dendi R, Reddy M, Lakkireddy D, Dickfeld T, Weiss JP, Mathuria N, Vergara P, Patel M, Nakahara S, Vakil K, Sauer WH, Callans DJ, Natale A, Stevenson WG, Della Bella P, Shivkumar K, Marchlinski FE. Sex and Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia: An International Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation Center Collaborative Group Study. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 11 01; 1(8):938-944. PMID: 27556589.
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    35. Tung R, Kim S, Yagishita D, Vaseghi M, Ennis DB, Ouadah S, Ajijola OA, Bradfield JS, Mahapatra S, Finn P, Shivkumar K. Scar voltage threshold determination using ex vivo magnetic resonance imaging integration in a porcine infarct model: Influence of interelectrode distances and three-dimensional spatial effects of scar. Heart Rhythm. 2016 10; 13(10):1993-2002. PMID: 27392944.
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    36. Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA, Anand I, Armour JA, Chen PS, Esler M, De Ferrari GM, Fishbein MC, Goldberger JJ, Harper RM, Joyner MJ, Khalsa SS, Kumar R, Lane R, Mahajan A, Po S, Schwartz PJ, Somers VK, Valderrabano M, Vaseghi M, Zipes DP. Clinical neurocardiology defining the value of neuroscience-based cardiovascular therapeutics. J Physiol. 2016 07 15; 594(14):3911-54. PMID: 27114333.
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    37. Hoffman J, Vaseghi M. Editorial Commentary: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and sudden cardiac death: Cause and effect or simply an association? Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016 10; 26(7):614-5. PMID: 27238054.
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    38. Hamon D, Blaye-Felice MS, Bradfield JS, Chaachoui N, Tung R, Elayi CS, Vaseghi M, Dhanjal TS, Boyle NG, Maury P, Shivkumar K, Lellouche N. A New Combined Parameter to Predict Premature Ventricular Complexes Induced Cardiomyopathy: Impact and Recognition of Epicardial Origin. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 06; 27(6):709-17. PMID: 26924618.
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    39. Saenz LC, Corrales FM, Bautista W, Traina M, Meymandi S, Rodriguez DA, Tellez LJ, Vaseghi M, Garcia F, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Cardiac sympathetic denervation for intractable ventricular arrhythmias in Chagas disease. Heart Rhythm. 2016 07; 13(7):1388-94. PMID: 26969783.
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    40. Khakpour H, Vaseghi M. Electrocardiographic Tpeak to Tend interval: The short and long of it. Heart Rhythm. 2016 Apr; 13(4):925-6. PMID: 26805008.
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    41. Watanabe A, Seki A, Fishbein MC, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy: Electroarchitecture of the Substrate. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2016 Jan 01; 2(1):47-51. PMID: 26955520.
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    42. Rajendran PS, Nakamura K, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Armour JA, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Myocardial infarction induces structural and functional remodelling of the intrinsic cardiac nervous system. J Physiol. 2016 Jan 15; 594(2):321-41. PMID: 26572244.
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    43. Yamakawa K, Howard-Quijano K, Zhou W, Rajendran P, Yagishita D, Vaseghi M, Ajijola OA, Armour JA, Shivkumar K, Ardell JL, Mahajan A. Central vs. peripheral neuraxial sympathetic control of porcine ventricular electrophysiology. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2016 Mar 01; 310(5):R414-21. PMID: 26661096.
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    44. Vakil KP, Roukoz H, Tung R, Levy WC, Anand IS, Shivkumar K, Rector TS, Vaseghi M, Tholakanahalli V. Mortality prediction using a modified Seattle Heart Failure Model may improve patient selection for ventricular tachycardia ablation. Am Heart J. 2015 Dec; 170(6):1099-104. PMID: 26678631.
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    45. Yamakawa K, Rajendran PS, Takamiya T, Yagishita D, So EL, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Vagal nerve stimulation activates vagal afferent fibers that reduce cardiac efferent parasympathetic effects. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015 Nov; 309(9):H1579-90. PMID: 26371172.
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    46. Tung R, Vaseghi M, Frankel DS, Vergara P, Di Biase L, Nagashima K, Yu R, Vangala S, Tseng CH, Choi EK, Khurshid S, Patel M, Mathuria N, Nakahara S, Tzou WS, Sauer WH, Vakil K, Tedrow U, Burkhardt JD, Tholakanahalli VN, Saliaris A, Dickfeld T, Weiss JP, Bunch TJ, Reddy M, Kanmanthareddy A, Callans DJ, Lakkireddy D, Natale A, Marchlinski F, Stevenson WG, Della Bella P, Shivkumar K. Freedom from recurrent ventricular tachycardia after catheter ablation is associated with improved survival in patients with structural heart disease: An International VT Ablation Center Collaborative Group study. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Sep; 12(9):1997-2007. PMID: 26031376.
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    47. Huang WA, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Device-based autonomic modulation in arrhythmia patients: the role of vagal nerve stimulation. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2015 May; 17(5):379. PMID: 25894588.
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    48. Mao J, Moriarty JM, Mandapati R, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Reply to the Editor-More Awarenessless Risk-Interpretation of Ablation Risk Caused by Coronary Arterial Anatomy. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jul; 12(7):e66-7. PMID: 25814410.
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    49. Irie T, Yu R, Bradfield JS, Vaseghi M, Buch EF, Ajijola O, Macias C, Fujimura O, Mandapati R, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K, Tung R. Relationship between sinus rhythm late activation zones and critical sites for scar-related ventricular tachycardia: systematic analysis of isochronal late activation mapping. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Apr; 8(2):390-9. PMID: 25740836.
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    50. Ajijola OA, Howard-Quijano K, Scovotti J, Vaseghi M, Lee C, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Augmentation of cardiac sympathetic tone by percutaneous low-level stellate ganglion stimulation in humans: a feasibility study. Physiol Rep. 2015 Mar; 3(3). PMID: 25804262.
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    51. Ajijola OA, Yagishita D, Reddy NK, Yamakawa K, Vaseghi M, Downs AM, Hoover DB, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Remodeling of stellate ganglion neurons after spatially targeted myocardial infarction: Neuropeptide and morphologic changes. Heart Rhythm. 2015 May; 12(5):1027-35. PMID: 25640636.
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    52. Yagishita D, Chui RW, Yamakawa K, Rajendran PS, Ajijola OA, Nakamura K, So EL, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Sympathetic nerve stimulation, not circulating norepinephrine, modulates T-peak to T-end interval by increasing global dispersion of repolarization. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Feb; 8(1):174-85. PMID: 25532528.
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    53. Mao J, Moriarty JM, Mandapati R, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Catheter ablation of accessory pathways near the coronary sinus: value of defining coronary arterial anatomy. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Mar; 12(3):508-514. PMID: 25485779.
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    54. Hamon D, Taleski J, Vaseghi M, Shivkumar K, Boyle NG. Arrhythmias in the Heart Transplant Patient. Arrhythm Electrophysiol Rev. 2014 Nov; 3(3):149-55. PMID: 26835083.
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    55. Yu R, Ma S, Tung R, Stevens S, Macias C, Bradfield J, Buch E, Vaseghi M, Fujimura O, Gornbein J, Mandapati R, Shivkumar K, Boyle NG. Catheter ablation of scar-based ventricular tachycardia: Relationship of procedure duration to outcomes and hospital mortality. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jan; 12(1):86-94. PMID: 25285644.
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    56. Yamakawa K, So EL, Rajendran PS, Hoang JD, Makkar N, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Electrophysiological effects of right and left vagal nerve stimulation on the ventricular myocardium. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2014 Sep 01; 307(5):H722-31. PMID: 25015962.
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    57. Bradfield JS, Vaseghi M, Shivkumar K. Renal denervation for refractory ventricular arrhythmias. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2014 Jul; 24(5):206-13. PMID: 25017919.
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    58. Tung R, Mathuria NS, Nagel R, Mandapati R, Buch EF, Bradfield JS, Vaseghi M, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K. Response to letter regarding "Impact of local ablation on inter-connected channels within ventricular scar: mechanistic implications for substrate modification". Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Apr; 7(2):363. PMID: 24736430.
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    59. Canan T, Vaseghi M, Girsky MJ, Yang EH. A complex rhythm treated simply: fascicular ventricular tachycardia. Am J Med. 2014 Jul; 127(7):601-4. PMID: 24316058.
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    60. Vaseghi M, Gima J, Kanaan C, Ajijola OA, Marmureanu A, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Cardiac sympathetic denervation in patients with refractory ventricular arrhythmias or electrical storm: intermediate and long-term follow-up. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Mar; 11(3):360-6. PMID: 24291775.
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    61. Rashid S, Rapacchi S, Vaseghi M, Tung R, Shivkumar K, Finn JP, Hu P. Improved late gadolinium enhancement MR imaging for patients with implanted cardiac devices. Radiology. 2014 Jan; 270(1):269-74. PMID: 24086074.
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    62. Tung R, Mathuria NS, Nagel R, Mandapati R, Buch EF, Bradfield JS, Vaseghi M, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K. Impact of local ablation on interconnected channels within ventricular scar: mechanistic implications for substrate modification. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Dec; 6(6):1131-8. PMID: 24162832.
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    63. Ajijola OA, Yagishita D, Patel KJ, Vaseghi M, Zhou W, Yamakawa K, So E, Lux RL, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Focal myocardial infarction induces global remodeling of cardiac sympathetic innervation: neural remodeling in a spatial context. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Oct 01; 305(7):H1031-40. PMID: 23893167.
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    64. Vaseghi M, Yamakawa K, Sinha A, So EL, Zhou W, Ajijola OA, Lux RL, Laks M, Shivkumar K, Mahajan A. Modulation of regional dispersion of repolarization and T-peak to T-end interval by the right and left stellate ganglia. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Oct 01; 305(7):H1020-30. PMID: 23893168.
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    65. Yagishita D, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Nsair A, Zhou W, Yamakawa K, Tung R, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Electrical homogenization of ventricular scar by application of collagenase: a novel strategy for arrhythmia therapy. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Aug; 6(4):776-83. PMID: 23873142.
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    66. Vaseghi M, Macias C, Tung R, Shivkumar K. Percutaneous interventricular septal access in a patient with aortic and mitral mechanical valves: a novel technique for catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Jul; 10(7):1069-73. PMID: 23643678.
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    67. Zhou W, Yamakawa K, Benharash P, Ajijola O, Ennis D, Hadaya J, Vaseghi M, Shivkumar K, Mahajan A. Effect of stellate ganglia stimulation on global and regional left ventricular function as assessed by speckle tracking echocardiography. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Mar 15; 304(6):H840-7. PMID: 23335795.
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    68. Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Zhou W, Yamakawa K, Benharash P, Hadaya J, Lux RL, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Functional differences between junctional and extrajunctional adrenergic receptor activation in mammalian ventricle. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Feb 15; 304(4):H579-88. PMID: 23241324.
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    69. Tung R, Michowitz Y, Yu R, Mathuria N, Vaseghi M, Buch E, Bradfield J, Fujimura O, Gima J, Discepolo W, Mandapati R, Shivkumar K. Epicardial ablation of ventricular tachycardia: an institutional experience of safety and efficacy. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Apr; 10(4):490-8. PMID: 23246598.
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    70. Vaseghi M, Shivkumar K. Neuraxial modulation for ventricular arrhythmias: a new hope. Heart Rhythm. 2012 Nov; 9(11):1888-9. PMID: 23036525.
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    71. Vaseghi M, Fujimura O, Shivkumar K. Narrow QRS complex tachycardia: what is the mechanism? Heart Rhythm. 2013 Sep; 10(9):1402-4. PMID: 22885663.
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    72. Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Bilateral cardiac sympathetic denervation: why, who and when? Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2012 Aug; 10(8):947-9. PMID: 23030281.
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    73. Vaseghi M, Zhou W, Shi J, Ajijola OA, Hadaya J, Shivkumar K, Mahajan A. Sympathetic innervation of the anterior left ventricular wall by the right and left stellate ganglia. Heart Rhythm. 2012 Aug; 9(8):1303-9. PMID: 22465457.
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    74. Vaseghi M, Lux RL, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Sympathetic stimulation increases dispersion of repolarization in humans with myocardial infarction. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 May 01; 302(9):H1838-46. PMID: 22345568.
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    75. Vaseghi M, Ackerman MJ, Mandapati R. Restricting sports for athletes with heart disease: are we saving lives, avoiding lawsuits, or just promoting obesity and sedentary living? Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Mar; 33(3):407-16. PMID: 22327180.
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    76. Mathuria NS, Vaseghi M, Buch E, Shivkumar K. Successful ablation of an epicardial ventricular tachycardia using a surgical ablation tool. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Dec; 4(6):e84-6. PMID: 22203665.
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