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  1. This study aimed to analyze and present updated trends in atrial fibrillation (AF) epidemiology within the Korean population, providing a foundation for planning and implementing appropriate management and tr...

    Authors: So-Ryoung Lee, Daehoon Kim, Sung Ho Lee, Woo-Hyun Lim, Kwang Jin Chun, Won-Seok Choe, Hyo-Jeong Ahn, Kyung-Yeon Lee, JungMin Choi, Bong-Seong Kim, Kyung-Do Han and Eue-Keun Choi
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:13
  2. Brugada syndrome (BrS) and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ACM) are inherited cardiac diseases that may predispose to ventricular arrhythmia. Although overlapping features between BrS and ACM have been demonstr...

    Authors: Joo Hee Jeong, Hyoung Seok Lee, Yun Young Choi, Yun Gi Kim, Jaemin Shim, Jin Ha Hwang, Seung Gyu Yun, Yun Jung Cho, Young-Hoon Kim and Jong-Il Choi
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:12
  3. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a common dysrhythmia and a risk factor for stroke and heart failure. Early detection and treatment are key to avoiding complications (especially in sustained AFib). Here, we syste...

    Authors: Muhammad Samsoor Zarak, Sher Ali Khan, Harris Majeed, Abdul Qahar Khan Yasinzai, Wadana Hamzazai, Duy Chung, Gregory Koshkarian and Kevin S. Fleming
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:11
  4. Atrial tachycardia poses challenges in patient management due to the associated risks of stroke and systemic embolism. While anticoagulation is recommended in atrial fibrillation (AF), its role in atrial tachy...

    Authors: Fraz Ahmed Baig, Muhammad Syed Anwar, Muhammad Firdous Khan, Aroon Kumar, F. N. U. Muskan, Jiyanth Parkash, Ali Karim, Iftikhar Ahmed, Waheed Akhtar and Jahanzeb Malik
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:10
  5. The lead of left bundle branch area pacing (LBBAP) inserted into the muscular septum will make the transvenous lead extraction (TLE) of LBBAP more challenging and because in LBBAP ventricular lead (V lead) sho...

    Authors: Soyoon Park, Young Choi, Yong-Seog Oh and Sung-Hwan Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:9
  6. Pheochromocytoma is a rare catecholamine-producing tumour originating from adrenal chromaffin cells. Classic clinical presentation includes headache, diaphoresis and palpitation. Syncope is uncommon and may r...

    Authors: Elisama Pimentel Zamian Cotias, Jorge Elias Neto, Luiz Fernando Mazzini Gomes, Erick Sessa Merçon, Ricardo Kuniyoshi and Márcio Augusto Silva
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:8
  7. A 16-year-old man presented with short VA supraventricular tachycardia and 2:1 atrioventricular ratio. The correct maneuvers allowed us to guide not only the mechanism but also the probable location of the atr...

    Authors: Javier Pinos and Diego Serrano Piedra
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:7
  8. Bundle branch reentrant ventricular tachycardia is a unique type of VT that employs both bundles and the ventricular septum as integral components of a re-entrant circuit. It is usually observed in dilated car...

    Authors: Wassim Beladel, Mehdi Abdelali, Oussama Cheikhna, Karim Hasni and Mohamed El Minaoui
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:6
  9. The prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients under primary care in Hong Kong was yet to be explored. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of AF in patients with DM so as ...

    Authors: Yu Man Wong, Pang Fai Chan, Kit Ping Loretta Lai, Man Hei Matthew Luk, Hoi Tik Fung and Sze Wai Yeung
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:5
  10. This retrospective cohort study aimed to compare the one-year outcomes of anterior–posterior (AP) and anterior—lateral (AL) methods of cardioversion for atrial fibrillation (AF). A total of 2168 patients were ...

    Authors: Sarim Rashid, Syed Ahmed Salahuddin, Fatima Sajid, Syed Yasir Shah, Jahanzeb Malik and Saifullah Khan
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:3
  11. Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2is), primarily used for managing type 2 diabetes mellitus, have recently gained attention for their potential cardiovascular benefits. This review explores the ...

    Authors: Aritra Paul, Chadi Tabaja and Oussama Wazni
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:2
  12. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a prevalent cardiac arrhythmia affecting millions of individuals worldwide and posing significant challenges to healthcare systems. The growing body of research has uncovered sex-re...

    Authors: Shahab Saidullah, Binish Ayub Ahmad, Muhammad Saad Waqas, Anam Fatima, Malik Hasnat ul Hassan Khan, Umer Khiyam and Jahanzeb Malik
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2024 25:1
  13. In the context of ARVC, a systematic review of the validation of the ARVC risk score can provide insights into the accuracy and reliability of this score in identifying patients at high risk of ARVC. Digital d...

    Authors: Sarim Rashid, Ritesh Pahwani, Sahil Raj, Hafiz Ahmed Raza Khan, Saffa Nadeem, Muhammad Usman Ghani, Jawad Basit, Amin Mehmoodi and Jahanzeb Malik
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:25
  14. The muscular discontinuities or lack of myocardial extensions around the pulmonary veins (PVs) antrum were previously reported. The objective of our study was to compare the efficacy of a partial antral ablati...

    Authors: Jongmin Hwang, Seongwook Han, Chun Hwang, Tae-Wan Chung and Hyoung-Seob Park
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:24
  15. In patients with non-paroxysmal AF (atrial fibrillation), various ablation strategies have been attempted to target non-pulmonary vein (PV) foci or to achieve substrate modification beyond pulmonary vein isola...

    Authors: Hee-Jin Kwon, Dong Seop Jeong, Seung-Jung Park, Kyoung-Min Park, June Soo Kim and Young Keun On
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:23
  16. Reactive atrial-based anti-tachycardia pacing (rATP) in CIED (cardiovascular implantable electronic devices) is effective in atrial fibrillation (AF) suppression. Uninterrupted systemic anticoagulation is reco...

    Authors: Cody Carter, Zeryab Khan, Rayan El-Zein, Marie Lockhart, Ankur Shah, David Nemer, Jaret Tyler, Eugene Fu, Auroa Badin, Sreedhar R. Billakanty, Anish K. Amin and Nagesh Chopra
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:22
  17. It has become important to identify and manage risk factors for subclinical atrial fibrillation (AF) with an increase in its detection rate. Thus, this research aimed to investigate whether alcohol consumption...

    Authors: Ga-In Yu, Daehoon Kim, Hee Tae Yu, Tae-Hoon Kim, Il-Young Oh, Jong Sung Park, Hyung-Seob Park, Junbeom Park, Young Soo Lee, Ki-Woon Kang, Jaemin Shim, Jung-Hoon Sung, Eue-Keun Choi and Boyoung Joung
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:20
  18. While cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED) are increasingly used, real-world data on the mortality rate due to mechanical complications of CIED is scarce.

    Authors: Min Choon Tan, Yong Hao Yeo, Boon Jian San and Jian Liang Tan
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:19
  19. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a significant contributor to cardioembolic stroke, with the left atrial appendage (LAA) often being the principal source of thrombus. Given the substantial impact of stroke on patie...

    Authors: Dong Seop Jeong
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:21
  20. The Chiari network (CN) is the net-like embryonic remnants of the right valve of the sinus venosus. Catheter entrapment by CN is a not uncommon complication during catheter manipulation inside the right atrium...

    Authors: Kyung-Yeon Lee, Tae-Min Rhee, So-Ryoung Lee, Eue-Keun Choi and Seil Oh
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:18
  21. Although rhythm control could be the best for symptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF), some patients fail to achieve sinus rhythm (SR). This study aimed to identify clinical risk factors of failed electrical card...

    Authors: Ki-Hun Kim, Ha-Young Choi, Jino Park, Yeo-Jeong Song, Seunghwan Kim, Dong-Kie Kim, Sang-Hoon Seol, Doo-Il Kim, Pil-Sung Yang, Hong Euy Lim, Junbeum Park, Jae-Min Shim, Jinhee Ahn, Sung Ho Lee, Sung Il Im and Ju Youn Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:17
  22. Genetic studies are clinically recommended in some cases of inherited arrhythmia syndromes. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) would be helpful because of its high analytical throughput and relative speed. This ...

    Authors: Min Jae Kim, You Ri Kim, Ki Hong Lee, Namsik Yoon and Hyung Wook Park
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:16
  23. The prognostic significance of resting heart rate and its therapeutic target in atrial fibrillation (AF) is uncertain. We sought to investigate the relationship between resting heart rate and cardiovascular ou...

    Authors: Hanjin Park, Hee Tae Yu, Tae-Hoon Kim, Junbeom Park, Jin-Kyu Park, Ki-Woon Kang, Jaemin Shim, Jin-Bae Kim, Jun Kim, Eue-Keun Choi, HyungWook Park, Young Soo Lee and Boyoung Joung
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:15
  24. Left bundle branch area pacing (LBBAP) has emerged as a novel form of physiological pacing. However, few physicians have used stylet-driven pacing leads with a steerable delivery sheath for left fascicular bun...

    Authors: Hyung Ki Jeong and Sung Soo Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:14
  25. Catheter ablation is the most effective treatment for atrial fibrillation (AF). Electrical pulmonary veins isolation (PVI) forms the cornerstone ablation strategy. Radiofrequency (RF) in combination with 3D ma...

    Authors: Shaojie Chen, Boris Schmidt and Julian K. R. Chun
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:13
  26. Traditional right ventricular apical pacing can cause electrical–mechanical dyssynchrony. Therefore, physiological conduction system pacing was considered and became the reason for developing His bundle pacing...

    Authors: Ga-In Yu, Tae-Hoon Kim, Hee Tae Yu, Boyoung Joung, Hui-Nam Pak and Moon-Hyoung Lee
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:12
  27. Cardiac ion channelopathies encompass a set of inherited or acquired conditions that are due to dysfunction in ion channels or their associated proteins, typically in the presence of structurally normal hearts...

    Authors: Keith Sai Kit Leung, Helen Huang, Cheuk To Chung, Danny Radford, Ishan Lakhani, Christien Ka Hou Li, Tommy Wai Kei Li, Simon Ranjithkumar, Rajesh Rajan, Leonardo Roever, Sebastian Garcia-Zamora, George Bazoukis and Tong Liu
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:9
  28. New parameters such as ablation index (AI) have been developed to create reliable ablation lesions. This study was performed to evaluate whether RF energy delivery with the same ablation index creates the simi...

    Authors: Seil Oh, Won-Seok Choe, So-Ryoung Lee and Eue-Keun Choi
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:10
  29. The atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia (AVRT) is the most common tachycardia associated with accessory pathways (APs). Although sporadic Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome has been well-described, AP occ...

    Authors: Halim Marzak, Simon Fitouchi, Thomas Cardi, Mohamad Kanso, Alexandre Schatz and Laurence Jesel
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:8
  30. Pulmonary vein isolation is an well-established treatment strategy for atrial fibrillation (AF), and it is especially effective for patients with paroxysmal AF. However, the success rate is limited for patient...

    Authors: So Young Yang, Myung-Jin Cha, Hyeon Jeong Oh, Min Soo Cho, Jun Kim, Gi-Byoung Nam and Kee-Joon Choi
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:7
  31. Brugada syndrome (BrS) may cause a spectrum of symptoms from asymptomatic patients to those who experience cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death. The diagnosis is confirmed after observation of type I Brugad...

    Authors: Parham Ghafouri, Sarah Taaghi, Ala Keykhavani, Ali Bozorgi and Abolfath Alizadeh diz
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:6
  32. Conventional right ventricular apex (RVa) pacing increases the risk of pacing-induced cardiomyopathy (PICM), especially in elderly patients with a higher ventricular pacing burden. Left bundle branch area paci...

    Authors: Soonil Kwon, So-Ryoung Lee, Eue-Keun Choi and Seil Oh
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:5
  33. Recent studies have questioned the role of implanted cardiac defibrillators (ICDs) in nonischemic cardiomyopathy (NICM). Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can be delivered by a pacemaker (CRT-P) or an IC...

    Authors: Mohammed Al-Sadawi, Faisal Aslam, Michael Tao, Shafqat Salam, Mahmoud Alsaiqali, Abhijeet Singh, Roger Fan and Eric J. Rashba
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:3
  34. Previous studies have quantified repolarization variability using time-domain, frequency-domain and nonlinear analysis in mouse hearts. Here, we investigated the relationship between these parameters and ventr...

    Authors: Gary Tse, Jiandong Zhou, Xiuming Dong, Guoliang Hao, Sharen Lee, Keith Sai Kit Leung, Fung Ping Leung, Tong Liu, Yimei Du, Shuk Han Cheng and Wing Tak Wong
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2023 24:2
  35. Although regular physical activity benefits cardiovascular health, there is a concern that intense exercise is linked to the promotion of atrial fibrillation (AF) and coronary plaque rupture. However, the impa...

    Authors: Moo-Nyun Jin, Jongkwon Seo, Byung Gyu Kim, Gwang Sil Kim, Hye Young Lee, Young Sup Byun and Byung Ok Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:31
  36. Several predictive scores for atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence after AF ablation have been developed. We compared the predictive value of seven previously described risk scores ((CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASC, HATCH...

    Authors: Filipovic Karlo, Steven Daniel, Sultan Arian, Jan-Hendrik van den Bruck, Wörmann Jonas, Scheurlen Cornelia, Dittrich Sebastian and Lüker Jakob
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:29
  37. Pregnancy is associated with both new-onset and exacerbation of pre-existing arrhythmias, particularly supraventricular tachycardia, with increased maternal and fetal risks and with added concerns on the safet...

    Authors: João Grade Santos, Alexandra Briosa, Daniel Sebaiti, Sofia Almeida, Rita Miranda, Luís Brandão and Hélder Pereira
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:28
  38. Wearable devices capable of measuring health metrics are becoming increasingly prevalent. Most work has investigated the potential for these devices in the context of atrial fibrillation, our case highlights t...

    Authors: Oliver Galgut, Pierre Le Page and Andrew R. J. Mitchell
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:30
  39. In Brugada syndrome (BrS), the arrhythmogenic substrate is suggested to be located in the epicardial surface of the right ventricle outflow tract. Postmortem examinations of BrS described epicardial and inters...

    Authors: Hiroaki Yamamoto, Chieko Itamoto, Minato Hayashi, Tsunesuke Kohno and Nobue Yagihara
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:27
  40. Chronic right-ventricular (RV) pacing can exacerbate heart failure in patients with a low ejection fraction (EF). There is little information on the effects of diastolic dysfunction (DD) in patients with prese...

    Authors: Hyung Ki Jeong, Hyeon Wook Kim, Sung Soo Kim, Hyun Kuk Kim, Young Jae Ki, Dong Hyun Choi, Keun Ho Park, Ki Hong Lee, Namsik Yoon, Hyung Wook Park and Jeong Gwan Cho
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:26
  41. An exponential rise in clinical demand for cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) therapy is observed all over the world due to the rapidly expanding lifespan. Accordingly, appropriate lead management in...

    Authors: Seung-Jung Park, Ju Youn Kim, Kyoung-Min Park, Young Keun On and June Soo Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:25
  42. Cardiovascular diseases are one of the leading global causes of mortality. Currently, clinicians rely on their own analyses or automated analyses of the electrocardiogram (ECG) to obtain a diagnosis. However, ...

    Authors: Cheuk To Chung, Sharen Lee, Emma King, Tong Liu, Antonis A. Armoundas, George Bazoukis and Gary Tse
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:24
  43. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a well-known, long-term complication of atrial septal defect (ASD) in adults, even after device closure. Left atrial (LA) strain rate applied to the analysis of chamber function has...

    Authors: Ji-Hoon Choi, Ju Youn Kim, Jin Kyung Hwang, Hye Ree Kim, Tae Wan Chung, Juwon Kim, Seung Woo Park, I-Seok Kang, Jinyoung Song, Seung-Jung Park, Kyoung-Min Park, Young Keun On, June Soo Kim and June Huh
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:23
  44. Relative bradycardia(RB) is a relatively low heart rate response to rise in body temperature that occurs in several infectious diseases and can be an important clinical sign. In previous case reports, RB was p...

    Authors: Lae-Young Jung, Jae-Min Kim, Sukhyun Ryu and Chang-Seop Lee
    Citation: International Journal of Arrhythmia 2022 23:22

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