CHD EP May 2020 Abstracts


  1. Supraventricular tachyarrhythmias during the intrauterine, neonatal, and infant period: A 10-year population-based study.

Bjeloševič M, Illíková V, Tomko J, Olejník P, Chalupka M, Hatala R.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 May 27. doi: 10.1111/pace.13964. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32459027


  1. Inappropriate implantable ardioverter-defibrillator shocks in repaired tetralogy of fallot patients: Prevalence and electrophysiological mechanisms.

L Goldenthal I, Rosenbaum MS, Lewis M, Sciacca RR, Garan H, Biviano AB.Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc. 2020 May 26;28:100543. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcha.2020.100543. eCollection 2020 Jun.PMID: 32490149 Free PMC article.


  1. Transbaffle/transconduit puncture using a simple CARTO-guided approach without echocardiography in patients with congenital heart disease.

Laredo M, Waldmann V, Soulat G, Amet D, Marijon E, Iserin L, Ladouceur M, Zhao A.J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2020 May 26. doi: 10.1111/jce.14590. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32458508


  1. Recent advances in three-dimensional electroanatomical mapping guidance for the ablation of complex atrial and ventricular arrhythmias.

Compagnucci P, Volpato G, Falanga U, Cipolletta L, Conti M, Grifoni G, Verticelli L, Schicchi N, Giovagnoni A, Casella M, Guerra F, Dello Russo A.J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2020 May 26. doi: 10.1007/s10840-020-00781-3. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32451799


  1. Position paper concerning the competence, performance and environment required for the practice of ablation in children and in congenital heartdisease.

Maury P, Thambo JB, Maltret A, Combes N, Hascoet S, Derval N, Ladouceur M, Acar P, Amedro P, Anselm F, Bajolle F, Basquin A, Belli E, Bordachar P, Duthoit G, Di Filippo S, Fauchier L, Gandjbakhch E, Gras D, Gronier C, Karsenty C, Klug D, Koutbi L, Lacotte J, Laurent G, Laux D, Mansourati J, Marijon E, Ovaert C, Sacher F, Sadoul N, Taieb J, Waldmann V, Warinfresse K, Defaye P, Piot O, Boveda S; Working Group of Pacing, Electrophysiology of the French Society of Cardiology, the Affiliate Grou p of Paediatric, Adult Congenital Cardiology of the French Society of Cardiology.Arch Cardiovasc Dis. 2020 May 24:S1875-2136(20)30093-0. doi: 10.1016/j.acvd.2020.02.002. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32461091


  1. Transethnic Genome-Wide Association Study Provides Insights in the Genetic Architecture and Heritability of Long QT Syndrome.

Lahrouchi N, Tadros R, Crotti L, Mizusawa Y, Postema PG, Beekman L, Walsh R, Hasegawa K, Barc J, Ernsting M, Turkowski KL, Mazzanti A, Beckmann BM, Shimamoto K, Diamant UB, Wijeyeratne YD, Kucho Y, Robyns T, Ishikawa T, Arbelo E, Christiansen M, Winbo A, Jabbari R, Lubitz SA, Steinfurt J, Rudic B, Loeys B, Shoemaker MB, Weeke PE, Pfeiffer R, Davies B, Andorin A, Hofman N, Dagradi F, Pedrazzini M, Tester DJ, Bos JM, Sarquella-Brugada G, Campuzano Ó, Platonov PG, Stallmeyer B, Zumhagen S, Nannenberg EA, Veldink JH, van den Berg LH, Al-Chalabi A, Shaw CE, Shaw PJ, Morrison KE, Andersen PM, Müller-Nurasyid M, Cusi D, Barlassina C, Galan P, Lathrop M, Munter M, Werge T, Ribasés M, Aung T, Khor CC, Ozaki M, Lichtner P, Meitinger T, van Tintelen JP, Hoedemaekers Y, Denjoy I, Leenhardt A, Napolitano C, Shimizu W, Schott JJ, Gourraud JB, Makiyama T, Ohno S, Itoh H, Krahn AD, Antzelevitch C, Roden DM, Saenen J, Borggrefe M, Odening KE, Ellinor PT, Tfelt-Hansen J, Skinner JR, van den Berg MP, Olesen MS, Brugada J, Brugada R, Makita N, Breckpot J, Yoshinaga M, Behr ER, Rydberg A, Aiba T, Kääb S, Priori SG, Guicheney P, Tan HL, Newton-Cheh C, Ackerman MJ, Schwartz PJ, Schulze-Bahr E, Probst V, Horie M, Wilde AA, Tanck MWT, Bezzina CR.Circulation. 2020 May 20. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.045956. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32429735


  1. Twiddler’s syndrome with occult lead insulation damage in a child with epicardial pacemaker leads.

Kramer P, Berger F, Peters B.Cardiol Young. 2020 May 19:1-2. doi: 10.1017/S1047951120001031. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32425140


  1. The Year in Review in Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Kapa S, Chung MK, Gopinathannair R, Noseworthy PA, Eckhardt L, Leal M, Wan E, Wang PJ.Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2020 May 18. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.120.008733. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32423252


  1. A Validated Model for Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Prediction in Pediatric Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Miron A, Lafreniere-Roula M, Fan CS, Armstrong KR, Dragulescu A, Papaz T, Manlhiot C, Kaufman B, Butts RJ, Gardin L, Stephenson EA, Howard TS, Aziz PF, Balaji S, Beauséjour Ladouceur V, Benson LN, Colan SD, Godown J, Henderson HT, Ingles J, Jeewa A, Jefferies JL, Lal AK, Mathew J, Jean-St-Michel E, Michels M, Nakano SJ, Olivotto I, Parent JJ, Pereira AC, Semsarian C, Whitehill RD, Wittekind SG, Russell MW, Conway J, Richmond ME, Villa C, Weintraub RG, Rossano JW, Kantor PF, Ho CY, Mital S.Circulation. 2020 May 18. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.047235. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32418493


  1. Cardiac arrhythmias in pregnant women: need for mother and offspring protection.

Manolis TA, Manolis AA, Apostolopoulos EJ, Papatheou D, Melita H, Manolis AS.Curr Med Res Opin. 2020 May 18:1-19. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2020.1762555. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32347120


  1. Complicated ventricular arrhythmia and hematologic myeloproliferative disorder in RIT1-associated Noonan syndrome: Expanding the phenotype and review of the literature.

Aly SA, Boyer KM, Muller BA, Marini D, Jones CH, Nguyen HH.Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2020 May 12:e1253. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.1253. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32396283 Free article.


  1. Position Statement on the Management of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices in Australia during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Living Document.

Kumar S, Haqqani H, Wynn G, Pathak RK, Lipton J, Mahajan R, Sanders P, Healey S, Wilsmore B, Mariani JA, Thomas SP, Weerasooriya R, McGavigan A, Gould PA, Weatherley P, Saad N, Cowan M, Turnbull S, Trivic I, Wong M, Tonchev I, Morton JB, Skinner JR, Pflaumer A, McGuire M, Kistler P, Kalman JM; Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Heart Rhythm Council COVID-19 Pandemic Working Group.Heart Lung Circ. 2020 May 11:S1443-9506(20)30125-6. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.04.001. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32451232 Free PMC article.


  1. Ten-year Outcomes of Transcaval Cardiac Puncture for Catheter Ablation after Extracardiac Fontan Surgery.

Moore JP, Gallotti RG, Tran E, Perens GS, Shannon KM.Heart Rhythm. 2020 May 10:S1547-5271(20)30428-8. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.05.007. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32438019


  1. Impact of different selection policies on subcutaneous ICD implants and therapies.

Harding I, Kaura A, Yue A, Roberts P, Murgatroyd F, Scott PA.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 May 8. doi: 10.1111/pace.13936. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32385939


  1. Reclassification of genetic variants in children with long QT syndrome.

Westphal DS, Burkard T, Moscu-Gregor A, Gebauer R, Hessling G, Wolf CM.Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2020 May 8:e1300. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.1300. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32383558 Free article.


  1. Efficient approach to superior vena cava baffle stenosis following the Mustard procedure: Expanding the role of a mechanical rotating dilator sheath for lead extraction.

Do-Nguyen CC, Ochman A, Kilcoyne MF, Kovach R, Abraham BP, Kazemian P, McGrath L, Stevens RM.J Card Surg. 2020 May 7. doi: 10.1111/jocs.14608. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32383229


  1. [Anatomic pitfalls and challenges of His bundle pacing].

Fischer AJ, Nagarajan VD, Ho SY, Diller GP, Ernst S.Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2020 Jun;31(2):104-110. doi: 10.1007/s00399-020-00680-0. Epub 2020 May 6.PMID: 32377904 Review. German.


  1. Permanent left bundle branch area pacing in a child with a third-degree atrioventricular block: A case report.

Huang J, Zhou R, Pan Y, Yang B.J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2020 Jun;31(6):1539-1543. doi: 10.1111/jce.14520. Epub 2020 May 6.PMID: 32337777


  1. Pacemaker Implantation in Patient With Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava and Absent Right Superior Vena Cava.

Sabzwari SRA, Kimber J, Godil SA, Khan W, Mir J.Cureus. 2020 May 5;12(5):e7980. doi: 10.7759/cureus.7980.PMID: 32523837 Free PMC article.


  1. CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc Score Predicts Adverse Outcome in Patients with Simple Congenital Heart Disease Regardless of Cardiac Rhythm.

Faganello G, Barbati G, Russo G, Scagnetto A, Mazzone C, Mottolese BD’, Zaccari M, Sinagra G, Lenarda AD, Cioffi G.Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 May 5. doi: 10.1007/s00246-020-02356-5. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32372107


  1. Ebstein’s anomaly: Structural insights for the interventional electrophysiologist.

Moore JP, Shivkumar K.Heart Rhythm. 2020 May 4:S1547-5271(20)30411-2. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.04.038. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32380287 No abstract available.


  1. High density mapping guided corrective HIS bundle pacing after failed CRT upgrade for persistent left superior vena cava.

Bastian D, Buia V, Walaschek J, De Quattro E, Rittger H, Vitali-Serdoz L.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 May 2. doi: 10.1111/pace.13931. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32359082


  1. Atrial Arrhythmias in Patients With an ASD: Where to From Here?

Parameswaran R, Pathik B, Morton JB.JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 May;6(5):549-551. doi: 10.1016/j.jacep.2020.01.012.PMID: 32439039 No abstract available.


  1. Eligibility for subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in congenitalheart disease.

Wang L, Javadekar N, Rajagopalan A, Rogovoy NM, Haq KT, Broberg CS, Tereshchenko LG.Heart Rhythm. 2020 May;17(5 Pt B):860-869. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.01.016.PMID: 32354451


  1. Levels of Physical Activity and Physical Fitness in Pediatric Pacemaker Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Teber S, Saglam M, Ertugrul I, Vardar-Yagli N, Cakmak A, Calik-Kutukcu E, Inal-Ince D, Arikan H, Karagoz T.Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 May 30. doi: 10.1007/s00246-020-02384-1. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32474736


  1. The QTc-Polygenic Risk Score (QTc-PRS) and its Contribution to Type 1, Type 2, and Type 3 Long QT Syndrome in Probands and Genotype-Positive Family Members.

Turkowski KL, Dotzler SM, Tester DJ, Giudicessi JR, Bos JM, Speziale AD, Vollenweider JM, Ackerman MJ.Circ Genom Precis Med. 2020 May 29. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGEN.120.002922. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32469608


  1. Dynamic QT Response to Cold-Water Face Immersion in Long-QT Syndrome Type 3.

Takahashi K, Shimizu W, Makita N, Nakayashiro M.Pediatr Int. 2020 May 25. doi: 10.1111/ped.14319. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32449227


  1. Purkinje System Hyperexcitability and Ventricular Arrhythmia Risk in Type 3 Long QT Syndrome.

Barake W, Giudicessi JR, Asirvatham SJ, Ackerman MJ.Heart Rhythm. 2020 May 23:S1547-5271(20)30453-7. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.05.019. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32454217


  1. Impact of ventricular arrhythmias on outcomes in children with myocarditis.

Othman HF, Byrnes J, Elsamny E, Hamzah M.Eur J Pediatr. 2020 May 23. doi: 10.1007/s00431-020-03687-4. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32447560


  1. Bilateral cardiac sympathetic denervation in children with long-QT syndrome and catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.

Akkuş M, Seyrek Y, Kafalı HC, Ergül Y.J Electrocardiol. 2020 May 22;61:32-36. doi: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2020.05.014. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32504900 Free PMC article.


  1. Investigation of the effect of epicardial adipose tissue thickness on cardiac conduction system in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Güney AY, Şap F, Eklioğlu BS, Oflaz MB, Atabek ME, Baysal T.J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2020 May 22:/j/jpem.ahead-of-print/jpem-2020-0001/jpem-2020-0001.xml. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2020-0001. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32441671


  1. Electrocardiography (ECG) analysis and a new feature extraction method using wavelet transform with scalogram analysis.

Yanık H, Değirmenci E, Büyükakıllı B, Karpuz D, Kılınç OH, Gürgül S.Biomed Tech (Berl). 2020 May 22:/j/bmte.ahead-of-print/bmt-2019-0147/bmt-2019-0147.xml. doi: 10.1515/bmt-2019-0147. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32441663


  1. Two-incision technique for the subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator.

Nomura Y, Kato T, Nishihara E, Morishima I, Kuraishi K.Pediatr Int. 2020 May 19. doi: 10.1111/ped.14252. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32424905 No abstract available.


  1. QTc evaluation in COVID-19 patients treated with chloroquine/hydroxychloroquine.

Monzani A, Genoni G, Scopinaro A, Pistis G, Kozel D, Secco GG.Eur J Clin Invest. 2020 Jun;50(6):e13258. doi: 10.1111/eci.13258. Epub 2020 May 18.PMID: 32356580 Free PMC article. No abstract available.


  1. Adverse impact of univentricular pacing for the patient with functional single ventricle: successful conversion to cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Sugimoto A, Takigiku K, Shiraishi S, Takahashi M, Tsuchida M.Surg Case Rep. 2020 May 13;6(1):101. doi: 10.1186/s40792-020-00863-4.PMID: 32405970 Free PMC article.


  1. Wearable cardioverter-defibrillator as bridging to ICD in pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with myocardial bridging – a case report.

Kurath-Koller S, Sallmon H, Scherr D, Bisping E, Burmas A, Knez I, Koestenberger M.BMC Pediatr. 2020 May 11;20(1):207. doi: 10.1186/s12887-020-02113-w.PMID: 32393291 Free PMC article.


  1. Clinical and Genetic Findings in Children Presenting With Ventricular Fibrillation as the First Manifestation of Cardiovascular Disease.

Hylind RJ, Chandler SF, Beausejour Ladouceur V, Jamal SM, Alexander ME, Mah DY, Phaneuf EA, DeWitt ES, Bezzerides VJ, Abrams DJ.J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 May 18;9(10):e016322. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.016322. Epub 2020 May 11.PMID: 32389048 Free article. No abstract available.


  1. Phenotype-guided whole genome analysis in a patient with genetically elusive long QT syndrome yields a novel TRDN-encoded triadin pathogenetic substrate for triadin knockout syndrome and reveals a novel primate-specific cardiac TRDN transcript.

Clemens DJ, Tester DJ, Marty I, Ackerman MJ.Heart Rhythm. 2020 Jun;17(6):1017-1024. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.01.012. Epub 2020 May 9.PMID: 32402482


  1. Reclassification of genetic variants in children with long QT syndrome.

Westphal DS, Burkard T, Moscu-Gregor A, Gebauer R, Hessling G, Wolf CM.Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2020 May 8:e1300. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.1300. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32383558


  1. Transcatheter radiofrequency ablation using near-zero fluoroscopy in children with fascicular ventricular tachycardia: a single-centre experience.

Balli S, Kucuk M, Epçaçan S.Cardiol Young. 2020 May 8:1-6. doi: 10.1017/S104795112000102X. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32383414


  1. Assessment of Autonomic Nervous System in Children with Celiac Disease: A heart rate variability study.

Kayali S, Selbuz S.Indian Pediatr. 2020 May 6:S097475591600176. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32376794


  1. Aborted cardiac arrest during sport activity in a teenager diagnosed with short QT syndrome.

Ramoğlu MG, Karagözlü S, Uçar T, Tutar E.Cardiol Young. 2020 May 6:1-4. doi: 10.1017/S1047951120001055. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32372732


  1. Desmoplakin Cardiomyopathy, a Fibrotic and Inflammatory Form of Cardiomyopathy Distinct From Typical Dilated or Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy.

Smith ED, Lakdawala NK, Papoutsidakis N, Aubert G, Mazzanti A, McCanta AC, Agarwal PP, Arscott P, Dellefave-Castillo LM, Vorovich EE, Nutakki K, Wilsbacher LD, Priori SG, Jacoby DL, McNally EM, Helms AS.Circulation. 2020 Jun 9;141(23):1872-1884. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.044934. Epub 2020 May 6.PMID: 32372669


  1. Genetic susceptibility for COVID-19-associated sudden cardiac death in African Americans.

Giudicessi JR, Roden DM, Wilde AAM, Ackerman MJ.Heart Rhythm. 2020 May 5:S1547-5271(20)30419-7. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.04.045. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32380288 Free PMC article. No abstract available.


  1. First transcatheter leadless pacemaker implantation in a pediatric patient with a genetic disease.

Wörmann J, Lüker J, Plenge T, van den Bruck JH, Steven D, Sultan A.Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2020 Jun;31(2):235-237. doi: 10.1007/s00399-020-00685-9. Epub 2020 May 5.PMID: 32372230 English.


  1. Abnormalities in Sodium Current and Calcium Homeostasis as Drivers of Arrhythmogenesis in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Coppini R, Santini L, Olivotto I, Ackerman MJ, Cerbai E.Cardiovasc Res. 2020 May 4:cvaa124. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvaa124. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32365196


  1. Atrial Flutter-Unique Arrhythmia in Neonatal Population, Presentation of 3 Cases.

Kędziora P, Stasiak A.Adv Neonatal Care. 2020 May 1. doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000737. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32366806


  1. Ventricular arrhythmia suppression with ivabradine in a patient with catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia refractory to nadolol, flecainide, and sympathectomy.

Kohli U, Aziz Z, Beaser AD, Nayak HM.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 May;43(5):527-533. doi: 10.1111/pace.13913. Epub 2020 May 2.PMID: 32259298


  1. Approach to induce infrequent premature ventricular complexes.

Charafeddine F, Refaat MM.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2020 May;43(5):435-436. doi: 10.1111/pace.13892. Epub 2020 May 8.PMID: 32115708 No abstract available.