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Heart Irregularity – Treatments for Vagus Mediated Heart Irregularity

Posted March 29, 2018

Selective right atrial cardioneuroablation in functional atrioventricular block.

Aksu, T., E. Baysal, T. E. Guler, and K. Yalin. “Selective Right Atrial Cardioneuroablation in Functional Atrioventricular Block.” [In eng]. Europace 19, no. 2 (Feb 1 2017): 333.

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Modulates Complexity of Heart Rate Variability Differently during Sleep and Wakefulness.

Balasubramanian, K., K. Harikumar, N. Nagaraj, and S. Pati. “Vagus Nerve Stimulation Modulates Complexity of Heart Rate Variability Differently During Sleep and Wakefulness.” [In eng]. Ann Indian Acad Neurol 20, no. 4 (Oct-Dec 2017): 403-07.

Assessment of Cardiac Autonomic Tone Following Long Sudarshan Kriya Yoga in Art of Living Practitioners.

Bhaskar, L., C. Kharya, K. K. Deepak, and V. Kochupillai. “Assessment of Cardiac Autonomic Tone Following Long Sudarshan Kriya Yoga in Art of Living Practitioners.” [In eng]. J Altern Complement Med 23, no. 9 (Sep 2017): 705-12.

Recent Advances and Clinical Applications of PET Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Imaging.

Boutagy, N. E., and A. J. Sinusas. “Recent Advances and Clinical Applications of Pet Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Imaging.” [In eng]. Curr Cardiol Rep 19, no. 4 (Apr 2017): 33.

Purinergic Signaling in the Cardiovascular System.

Burnstock, G. “Purinergic Signaling in the Cardiovascular System.” [In eng]. Circ Res 120, no. 1 (Jan 6 2017): 207-28.

Cholinesterase inhibition reduces arrhythmias in asymptomatic Chagas disease.

Castro, R. R. T., G. Porphirio, S. S. Xavier, R. S. Moraes, E. L. Ferlin, J. P. Ribeiro, and A. C. L. da Nobrega. “Cholinesterase Inhibition Reduces Arrhythmias in Asymptomatic Chagas Disease.” [In eng]. Cardiovasc Ther 35, no. 5 (Oct 2017).

The role of the autonomic nervous system in arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death.

Franciosi, S., F. K. G. Perry, T. M. Roston, K. R. Armstrong, V. E. Claydon, and S. Sanatani. “The Role of the Autonomic Nervous System in Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death.” [In eng]. Auton Neurosci 205 (Jul 2017): 1-11.

A child with acute transverse myelitis requiring permanent pacemaker implantation.

Fukuoka, M., I. Kuki, A. Horino, K. Kim, Y. Hattori, H. Tsuji, M. Nukui, et al. “A Child with Acute Transverse Myelitis Requiring Permanent Pacemaker Implantation.” [In eng]. Brain Dev 39, no. 9 (Oct 2017): 811-14.

Modulation of abnormal sodium channel currents in heart and brain: Hope for SUDEP prevention and seizure reduction.

Gano, L. B., and H. L. Grabenstatter. “Modulation of Abnormal Sodium Channel Currents in Heart and Brain: Hope for Sudep Prevention and Seizure Reduction.” [In eng]. Epilepsy Curr 17, no. 5 (Sep-Oct 2017): 306-10.

Vagus nerve stimulation: Surgical technique of implantation and revision and related morbidity.

Giordano, F., A. Zicca, C. Barba, R. Guerrini, and L. Genitori. “Vagus Nerve Stimulation: Surgical Technique of Implantation and Revision and Related Morbidity.” [In eng]. Epilepsia 58 Suppl 1 (Apr 2017): 85-90.

Symptomatic, Inspiration-Induced Atrioventricular Block: Treated with Pacemaker Implant.

Hoffmann, D. A., A. N. Atamanuk, G. A. Ruiz, R. Chirife, M. C. Tentori, and S. Salzberg. “Symptomatic, Inspiration-Induced Atrioventricular Block: Treated with Pacemaker Implant.” [In eng]. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 40, no. 7 (Jul 2017): 900-03.

Cardiac Innervation and the Autonomic Nervous System in Sudden Cardiac Death.

Huang, W. A., N. G. Boyle, and M. Vaseghi. “Cardiac Innervation and the Autonomic Nervous System in Sudden Cardiac Death.” [In eng]. Card Electrophysiol Clin 9, no. 4 (Dec 2017): 665-79.

Disruption of cardiac cholinergic neurons enhances susceptibility to ventricular arrhythmias.

Jungen, C., K. Scherschel, C. Eickholt, P. Kuklik, N. Klatt, N. Bork, T. Salzbrunn, et al. “Disruption of Cardiac Cholinergic Neurons Enhances Susceptibility to Ventricular Arrhythmias.” [In eng]. Nat Commun 8 (Jan 27 2017): 14155.

Esmolol pretreatment attenuates heart rate increase and parasympathetic inhibition during rapid increases in desflurane concentration.

Kao, M. C., I. S. Tzeng, and H. L. Chan. “Esmolol Pretreatment Attenuates Heart Rate Increase and Parasympathetic Inhibition During Rapid Increases in Desflurane Concentration: A Preliminary Randomized Study.” [In eng]. Medicine (Baltimore) 96, no. 42 (Oct 2017): e8340.

Cardiovascular Autonomic Dysfunction in Children and Adolescents With Rett Syndrome.

Kumar, A., A. Jaryal, S. Gulati, B. Chakrabarty, A. Singh, K. K. Deepak, R. M. Pandey, et al. “Cardiovascular Autonomic Dysfunction in Children and Adolescents with Rett Syndrome.” [In eng]. Pediatr Neurol 70 (May 2017): 61-66.

TRPA1 mediates changes in heart rate variability and cardiac mechanical function in mice exposed to acrolein.

Kurhanewicz, N., R. McIntosh-Kastrinsky, H. Tong, A. Ledbetter, L. Walsh, A. Farraj, and M. Hazari. “Trpa1 Mediates Changes in Heart Rate Variability and Cardiac Mechanical Function in Mice Exposed to Acrolein.” [In eng]. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 324 (Jun 1 2017): 51-60.

The short-term impact of the catheter ablation on noninvasive autonomic nervous system parameters in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.

Kuyumcu, M. S., O. Ozeke, S. Cay, F. Ozcan, M. F. Bayraktar, M. Kara, M. Vicdan, et al. “The Short-Term Impact of the Catheter Ablation on Noninvasive Autonomic Nervous System Parameters in Patients with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation.” [In eng]. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 40, no. 11 (Nov 2017): 1193-99.

Autonomic imbalance captures maternal and fetal circulatory response to pre-eclampsia.

Lakhno, I. “Autonomic Imbalance Captures Maternal and Fetal Circulatory Response to Pre-Eclampsia.” [In eng]. Clin Hypertens 23 (2017): 5.

Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Children: Preliminary Treatment and Gender Effects.

Lipschutz, R. S., S. A. O. Gray, C. F. Weems, and M. S. Scheeringa. “Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Children: Preliminary Treatment and Gender Effects.” [In eng]. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 42, no. 4 (Dec 2017): 309-21.

The Cardiac Electrophysiology of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury.

Manogue, M., D. S. Hirsh, and M. Lloyd. “Cardiac Electrophysiology of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury.” [In eng]. Heart Rhythm 14, no. 6 (Jun 2017): 920-27.

OSA and Cardiac Arrhythmogenesis Mechanistic Insights.

May, A. M., D. R. Van Wagoner, and R. Mehra. “Osa and Cardiac Arrhythmogenesis: Mechanistic Insights.” [In eng]. Chest 151, no. 1 (Jan 2017): 225-41.

Hypermagnesemia disturbances in rats, NO-related: pentadecapeptide BPC 157 abrogates, L-NAME and L-arginine worsen.

Medvidovic-Grubisic, M., V. Stambolija, D. Kolenc, J. Katancic, T. Murselovic, I. Plestina-Borjan, S. Strbe, et al. “Hypermagnesemia Disturbances in Rats, No-Related: Pentadecapeptide Bpc 157 Abrogates, L-Name and L-Arginine Worsen.” [In eng]. Inflammopharmacology 25, no. 4 (Aug 2017): 439-49.

Emotion Dysregulation Across Emotion Systems in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

Musser, E. D., and J. T. Nigg. “Emotion Dysregulation across Emotion Systems in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.” [In eng]. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol (Jan 19 2017): 1-13.

Sympathetic nerve blocks promote anti-inflammatory response by activating JAK2-STAT3-mediated signaling cascade in rat myocarditis model: a novel mechanism with clinical implications.

Park, H., D. Mun, M. Kim, H. N. Pak, M. H. Lee, and B. Joung. “Sympathetic Nerve Blocks Promote Anti-Inflammatory Response by Activating the Jak2-Stat3-Mediated Signaling Cascade in Rat Myocarditis Models: A Novel Mechanism with Clinical Implications.” [In eng]. Heart Rhythm (Sep 28 2017).

Upper gastrointestinal complications following ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation.

Park, S. Y., M. Camilleri, D. Packer, and K. Monahan. “Upper Gastrointestinal Complications Following Ablation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation.” [In eng]. Neurogastroenterol Motil 29, no. 11 (Nov 2017).

Functional outcome in chronic heart failure after exercise training: Possible predictive value of heart rate variability.

Ricca-Mallada, R., E. R. Migliaro, G. Silvera, L. Chiappella, R. Frattini, and F. Ferrando-Castagnetto. “Functional Outcome in Chronic Heart Failure after Exercise Training: Possible Predictive Value of Heart Rate Variability.” [In eng]. Ann Phys Rehabil Med 60, no. 2 (Apr 2017): 87-94.

β-Blockers, Cocaine, and the Unopposed α-Stimulation Phenomenon.

Richards, J. R., J. E. Hollander, E. A. Ramoska, F. N. Fareed, I. C. Sand, M. M. Izquierdo Gomez, and R. A. Lange. “Beta-Blockers, Cocaine, and the Unopposed Alpha-Stimulation Phenomenon.” [In eng]. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 22, no. 3 (May 2017): 239-49.

Atrial Fibrillation Dynamics and Ionic Block Effects in Six Heterogeneous Human 3D Virtual Atria with Distinct Repolarization Dynamics.

Sanchez, C., A. Bueno-Orovio, E. Pueyo, and B. Rodriguez. “Atrial Fibrillation Dynamics and Ionic Block Effects in Six Heterogeneous Human 3d Virtual Atria with Distinct Repolarization Dynamics.” [In eng]. Front Bioeng Biotechnol 5 (2017): 29.

Atrial fibrillation in highly trained endurance athletes — Description of a syndrome.

Sanchis-Gomar, F., C. Perez-Quilis, G. Lippi, G. Cervellin, R. Leischik, H. Lollgen, E. Serrano-Ostariz, and A. Lucia. “Atrial Fibrillation in Highly Trained Endurance Athletes – Description of a Syndrome.” [In eng]. Int J Cardiol 226 (Jan 1 2017): 11-20.

Alteration of cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway in rat with ischemic cardiomyopathy-modified electrophysiological function of heart.

Wu, S. J., Y. C. Li, Z. W. Shi, Z. H. Lin, Z. H. Rao, S. C. Tai, M. P. Chu, L. Li, and J. F. Lin. “Alteration of Cholinergic Anti-Inflammatory Pathway in Rat with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy-Modified Electrophysiological Function of Heart.” [In eng]. J Am Heart Assoc 6, no. 9 (Sep 19 2017).

Cardiac autonomic ganglia ablation suppresses atrial fibrillation in a canine model of acute intermittent hypoxia.

Yu, X., Z. Lu, W. He, B. He, R. Ma, J. Xie, and H. Jiang. “Cardiac Autonomic Ganglia Ablation Suppresses Atrial Fibrillation in a Canine Model of Acute Intermittent Hypoxia.” [In eng]. Auton Neurosci 205 (Jul 2017): 26-32.

Analysis of the respiratory component of heart rate variability in the Cururu toad Rhinella schneideri.

Zena, L. A., C. A. C. Leite, L. S. Longhini, D. P. M. Dias, G. S. F. da Silva, L. K. Hartzler, L. H. Gargaglioni, and K. C. Bicego. “Analysis of the Respiratory Component of Heart Rate Variability in the Cururu Toad Rhinella Schneideri.” [In eng]. Sci Rep 7, no. 1 (Nov 23 2017): 16119.

Correlation of ventricular arrhythmogenesis with neuronal remodeling in cardiac postganglionic parasympathetic neurons during the progression of heart failure after myocardial infarction.

Zhang, D., H. Tu, C. Wang, L. Cao, R. L. Muelleman, M. C. Wadman, and Y. L. Li. “Correlation of Ventricular Arrhythmogenesis with Neuronal Remodeling of Cardiac Postganglionic Parasympathetic Neurons in the Late Stage of Heart Failure after Myocardial Infarction.” [In eng]. Front Neurosci 11 (2017): 252.

Anticholinergic premedication to prevent bradycardia in combined spinal anesthesia and dexmedetomidine sedation: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

Ahn, E. J., J. H. Park, H. J. Kim, K. W. Kim, H. R. Choi, and S. R. Bang. “Anticholinergic Premedication to Prevent Bradycardia in Combined Spinal Anesthesia and Dexmedetomidine Sedation: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.” [In eng]. J Clin Anesth 35 (Dec 2016): 13-19.

Simplified Cardioneuroablation in the Treatment of Reflex Syncope, Functional AV Block, and Sinus Node Dysfunction.

Aksu, T., E. Golcuk, K. Yalin, T. E. Guler, and I. Erden. “Simplified Cardioneuroablation in the Treatment of Reflex Syncope, Functional Av Block, and Sinus Node Dysfunction.” [In eng]. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 39, no. 1 (Jan 2016): 42-53.

Atrial fibrillation triggered by drug-induced bradycardia.

Altunbas, G., S. Ercan, M. Sucu, and V. Davutoglu. “Atrial Fibrillation Triggered by Drug-Induced Bradycardia.” [In eng]. J Atr Fibrillation 9, no. 3 (Oct-Nov 2016): 1428.

Potential beneficial effects of foot bathing on cardiac rhythm.

Aydin, D., S. S. Hartiningsih, M. G. Izgi, S. Bay, K. Unlu, M. O. Tatar, A. M. Alparslan, M. Ozeri, and S. Dane. “Potential Beneficial Effects of Foot Bathing on Cardiac Rhythm.” [In eng]. Clin Invest Med 39, no. 6 (Dec 1 2016): 27501.

Late-onset periodic bradycardia during vagus nerve stimulation in a pediatric patient. A new case and review of the literature.

Cantarin-Extremera, V., M. L. Ruiz-Falco-Rojas, A. Tamariz-Martel-Moreno, M. Garcia-Fernandez, A. Duat-Rodriguez, and B. Rivero-Martin. “Late-Onset Periodic Bradycardia During Vagus Nerve Stimulation in a Pediatric Patient. A New Case and Review of the Literature.” [In eng]. Eur J Paediatr Neurol 20, no. 4 (Jul 2016): 678-83.

Activation of Brainstem Pro-opiomelanocortin Neurons Produces Opioidergic Analgesia, Bradycardia and Bradypnoea.

Cerritelli, S., S. Hirschberg, R. Hill, N. Balthasar, and A. E. Pickering. “Activation of Brainstem Pro-Opiomelanocortin Neurons Produces Opioidergic Analgesia, Bradycardia and Bradypnoea.” [In eng]. PLoS One 11, no. 4 (2016): e0153187.

Atrial Fibrillation: The Science behind Its Defiance.

Czick, M. E., C. L. Shapter, and D. I. Silverman. “Atrial Fibrillation: The Science Behind Its Defiance.” [In eng]. Aging Dis 7, no. 5 (Oct 2016): 635-56.

Effects of Insula Resection on Autonomic Nervous System Activity.

de Morree, H. M., G. J. Rutten, B. M. Szabo, M. M. Sitskoorn, and W. J. Kop. “Effects of Insula Resection on Autonomic Nervous System Activity.” [In eng]. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 28, no. 2 (Apr 2016): 153-8.

Effect of parasympathetic nerve stimulation on atrial and atrioventricular nodal electrophysiological characteristics.

Gal, P., A. Elvan, P. Rossi, P. Schauerte, C. Blomstrom-Lundqvist, E. Sciaraffia, L. Kornet, et al. “Effect of Parasympathetic Nerve Stimulation on Atrial and Atrioventricular Nodal Electrophysiological Characteristics.” [In eng]. Int J Cardiol 205 (Feb 15 2016): 83-85.

Long-term Impact of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy on Arrhythmia and Heart Rate Variability in Patients With Sleep Apnea.

Grau, N., V. Bazan, M. Kallouchi, D. Rodriguez, C. Estirado, M. I. Corral, M. T. Valls, et al. “Long-Term Impact of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy on Arrhythmia and Heart Rate Variability in Patients with Sleep Apnea.” [In eng spa]. ArchBronconeumol 52, no. 1 (Jan 2016): 17-23.

Autonomic Modulation by Electrical Stimulation of the Parasympathetic Nervous System: An Emerging Intervention for Cardiovascular Diseases.

He, B., Z. Lu, W. He, B. Huang, and H. Jiang. “Autonomic Modulation by Electrical Stimulation of the Parasympathetic Nervous System: An Emerging Intervention for Cardiovascular Diseases.” [In eng]. Cardiovasc Ther 34, no. 3 (Jun 2016): 167-71.

Methyl-CpG binding-protein 2 function in cholinergic neurons mediates cardiac arrhythmogenesis.

Herrera, J. A., C. S. Ward, X. H. Wehrens, and J. L. Neul. “Methyl-Cpg Binding-Protein 2 Function in Cholinergic Neurons Mediates Cardiac Arrhythmogenesis.” [In eng]. Hum Mol Genet 25, no. 22 (Nov 15 2016): 4983-95.

Reply to the Editor – Regarding swallowing-induced atrial tachycardia arising from superior vena cava: Significant involvement of parasympathetic nerve activity.

Higuchi, K., K. Hirao, H. Hachiya, and M. Isobe. “Reply to the Editor – Regarding Swallowing-Induced Atrial Tachycardia Arising from Superior Vena Cava: Significant Involvement of Parasympathetic Nerve Activity.” [In eng]. HeartRhythm Case Rep 2, no. 5 (Sep 2016): 454-55.

Swallowing-induced atrial tachycardia arising from superior vena cava: Significant involvement of parasympathetic nerve activity.

Higuchi, K., K. Hirao, H. Hachiya, and M. Isobe. “Swallowing-Induced Atrial Tachycardia Arising from Superior Vena Cava: Significant Involvement of Parasympathetic Nerve Activity.” [In eng]. HeartRhythm Case Rep 2, no. 4 (Jul 2016): 306-09.

Neuromodulation for cardiac arrhythmia.

Hou, Y., Q. Zhou, and S. S. Po. “Neuromodulation for Cardiac Arrhythmia.” [In eng]. Heart Rhythm 13, no. 2 (Feb 2016): 584-92.

Respiratory sinus arrhythmia reactivity of internet addiction abusers in negative and positive emotional states using film clips stimulation.

Hsieh, D. L., and T. C. Hsiao. “Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia Reactivity of Internet Addiction Abusers in Negative and Positive Emotional States Using Film Clips Stimulation.” [In eng]. Biomed Eng Online 15, no. 1 (Jul 4 2016): 69.

Heart rate independent QT variability component can detect subclinical cardiac autonomic neuropathy in diabetes.

Imam, M. H., C. K. Karmakar, A. H. Khandoker, H. F. Jelinek, and M. Palaniswami. “Heart Rate Independent Qt Variability Component Can Detect Subclinical Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy in Diabetes.” [In eng]. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2016 (Aug 2016): 928-31.

Protection against ventricular fibrillation via cholinergic receptor stimulation and the generation of nitric oxide.

Kalla, M., M. Chotalia, C. Coughlan, G. Hao, M. J. Crabtree, J. Tomek, G. Bub, D. J. Paterson, and N. Herring. “Protection against Ventricular Fibrillation Via Cholinergic Receptor Stimulation and the Generation of Nitric Oxide.” [In eng]. J Physiol 594, no. 14 (Jul 15 2016): 3981-92.

Cardiac sympatho-vagal balance and ventricular arrhythmia.

Kalla, M., N. Herring, and D. J. Paterson. “Cardiac Sympatho-Vagal Balance and Ventricular Arrhythmia.” [In eng]. Auton Neurosci 199 (Aug 2016): 29-37.

Chronic cyclic vagus nerve stimulation has beneficial electrophysiological effects on healthy hearts in the absence of autonomic imbalance.

Lee, S. W., Q. Li, I. Libbus, X. Xie, B. H. KenKnight, M. G. Garry, and E. G. Tolkacheva. “Chronic Cyclic Vagus Nerve Stimulation Has Beneficial Electrophysiological Effects on Healthy Hearts in the Absence of Autonomic Imbalance.” [In eng]. Physiol Rep 4, no. 9 (May 2016).

Supraventricular tachycardia during pregnancy.

Lehtoranta, L., M. Valta, R. Aantaa, and A. Perheentupa. “[Supraventricular Tachycardia During Pregnancy].” [In fin]. Duodecim 132, no. 2 (2016): 173-5.

Autonomic regulation therapy suppresses quantitative T-wave alternans and improves baroreflex sensitivity in patients with heart failure enrolled in the ANTHEM-HF study.

Libbus, I., B. D. Nearing, B. Amurthur, B. H. KenKnight, and R. L. Verrier. “Autonomic Regulation Therapy Suppresses Quantitative T-Wave Alternans and Improves Baroreflex Sensitivity in Patients with Heart Failure Enrolled in the Anthem-Hf Study.” [In eng]. Heart Rhythm 13, no. 3 (Mar 2016): 721-8.

Sleep-related changes in cardiovascular autonomic regulation in left coronary artery ligation rats: Neural mechanism facilitating arrhythmia after myocardial infarction.

Lin, W. L., L. W. Lo, H. R. Chen, C. T. Lai, S. Yamada, S. H. Liu, Y. H. Chou, et al. “Sleep-Related Changes in Cardiovascular Autonomic Regulation in Left Coronary Artery Ligation Rats: Neural Mechanism Facilitating Arrhythmia after Myocardial Infarction.” [In eng]. Int J Cardiol 225 (Dec 15 2016): 65-72.

A meta-analysis of HIV and heart rate variability in the era of antiretroviral therapy.

McIntosh, R. C. “A Meta-Analysis of Hiv and Heart Rate Variability in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy.” [In eng]. Clin Auton Res 26, no. 4 (Aug 2016): 287-94.

Utility of a Novel Biofeedback Device for Within-Breath Modulation of Heart Rate in Rats: A Quantitative Comparison of Vagus Nerve vs. Right Atrial Pacing.

O’Callaghan, E. L., A. S. Chauhan, L. Zhao, R. M. Lataro, H. C. Salgado, A. Nogaret, and J. F. Paton. “Utility of a Novel Biofeedback Device for within-Breath Modulation of Heart Rate in Rats: A Quantitative Comparison of Vagus Nerve Vs. Right Atrial Pacing.” [In eng]. Front Physiol 7 (2016): 27.

Vagus nerve modulation of inflammation: Cardiovascular implications.

Olshansky, B. “Vagus Nerve Modulation of Inflammation: Cardiovascular Implications.” [In eng]. Trends Cardiovasc Med 26, no. 1 (Jan 2016): 1-11.

Baseline elevation and reduction in cardiac electrical instability assessed by quantitative T-wave alternans in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy treated with vagus nerve stimulation in the AspireSR E-36 trial.

Verrier, R. L., B. D. Nearing, B. Olin, P. Boon, and S. C. Schachter. “Baseline Elevation and Reduction in Cardiac Electrical Instability Assessed by Quantitative T-Wave Alternans in Patients with Drug-Resistant Epilepsy Treated with Vagus Nerve Stimulation in the Aspiresr E-36 Trial.” [In eng]. Epilepsy Behav 62 (Sep 2016): 85-9.

Atrioventricular node slow-pathway ablation reduces atrial fibrillation inducibility: A neuronal mechanism.

Yin, X., Y. Xi, S. Zhang, Y. Xia, L. Gao, J. Liu, N. Cheng, et al. “Atrioventricular Node Slow-Pathway Ablation Reduces Atrial Fibrillation Inducibility: A Neuronal Mechanism.” [In eng]. J Am Heart Assoc 5, no. 6 (Jun 10 2016).

Atrial Heterogeneous Autonomic Neural Remodeling in Rabbits with Experimental Atrial Fibrillation and the Effect of Intervention by Rosuvastatin.

Zhang, B., X. Wang, Z. Li, W. Wang, Y. Zhang, J. U. Liu, and Y. Hou. “Atrial Heterogeneous Autonomic Neural Remodeling in Rabbits with Experimental Atrial Fibrillation and the Effect of Intervention by Rosuvastatin.” [In eng]. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 39, no. 6 (Jun 2016): 598-606.

Spinal cord stimulation: A potential therapeutic approach for post-myocardial infarction patients.

Zhang, L., Y. Lu, X. Zhou, and B. Tang. “Spinal Cord Stimulation: A Potential Therapeutic Approach for Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients.” [In eng]. Int J Cardiol 203 (Jan 15 2016): 1129-30.