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Journal Club -#24

Biventricular shocking leads improve defibrillation efficacy

Yamanouchi Y, Efimov IR, Mowrey KA, Mazgalev TN, Wilkoff BL Tchou PJ

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1999 Apr; 10(4):561-5 [PubMed]

Journal Club - #23

Voltage-sensitive dye RH421 increases contractility of cardiac muscle

Cheng Y, Van Wagoner DR, Mazgalev TN, Tchou PJ, Efimov IR

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1998 Dec; 76(12):1146-50 [PubMed]

Journal Club - #22

What is the role of the AV node if the AV delay occurs before it?

Efimov IR

Am J Physiol. 1998 Nov; 275(5 Pt 2):H1905-6 [PubMed]


Journal Club - #21

Virtual electrode effects in transvenous defibrillation-modulation by structure and interface: evidence from bidomain simulations and optical mapping

Entcheva E, Eason J, Efimov IR, Cheng Y, Malkin R, Clayton F

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1998 Sep; 9(9):949-61 [PubMed]

Journal Club -#20

High-resolution, three-dimensional fluorescent imaging reveals multilayer conduction pattern in the atrioventricular node

Efimov IR, Mazgalev TN

Circulation. 1998 Jul 7; 98(1):54-7 [PubMed]


Journal Club - #19

Virtual electrode-induced phase singularity: a basic mechanism of defibrillation failure

Efimov IR, Cheng Y, Van Wagoner DR, Mazgalev T, Tchou PJ

Circ Res. 1998 May 4; 82(8):918-25 [PubMed]

Journal Club - #18

Hypoxia and hypothermia enhance spatial heterogeneities of repolarization in guinea pig hearts: analysis of spatial autocorrelation of optically recorded action potential durations.

Salama G, Kanai AJ, Huang D, Efimov IR, Girouard SD, Rosenbaum DS

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1998 Feb;9(2):164-83 [PubMed]

Journal Club - #17

Relation of the atrial input sites to the dual atrioventricular nodal pathways: crossing of conduction curves generated with posterior and anterior pacing

Tchou PJ, Cheng YN, Mowrey K, Efimov IR, Van Wagoner DR, Mazgalev TN

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1997 Oct;8(10):1133-44 [PubMed]


Journal Club - #16

Transmembrane voltage changes produced by real and virtual electrodes during monophasic defibrillation shock delivered by an implantable electrode

Efimov IR, Cheng YN, Biermann M,  Van Wagoner DR, Mazgalev TN, Tchou PJ

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1997 Sep;8(9):1031-45 [PubMed]


Journal Club - #15

Effects of 2,3-butanedione monoxide on atrial-atrioventricular nodal conduction in isolated rabbit heart

Cheng Y, Mowrey K, Efimov IR, Van Wagoner DR, Tchou PJ, Mazgalev TN

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1997 Jul;8(7):790-802 [PubMed]