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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]

Journal club - #14

High-resolution fluorescent imaging does not reveal a distinct AV nodal anterior input channel (fast pathway) in the rabbit heart during sinus rhythm

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

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1997 Mar;8(3):295-306 [PubMed]

Journal Club - #13

Activation and repolarization patterns are governed by different structural characteristics of ventricular myocardium: experimental study with voltage sensitive dyes and numerical stimulations

Efimov IR, Ermentrout B, Huang DT, Salama G

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1996 Jun;7(6):512-30 [PubMed]


Journal Club - #12

Optical Mapping of repolarization and refractoriness from intact hearts

Efimov IR, Huang DT, Rendt JM, Salama G

Circulation. 1994 Sep; 90(3):1469-80 [PubMed]