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ORAL & POSTER PRESENTATIONS

2008 ARCHIVE

Nonpharmacologic Therapy for Substrate Modification.  Heart Rythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions (San Fransisco). Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

Catheter Ablation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and an ICD: When, Why and How?  Heart Rythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions (San Fransisco). Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

Use of MRI Determining Atrial Function & Scar Formation after Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. Cardiostim Meeting (France) Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

EP Lab of the 21st Century - First Clinical Experience in Tachyarrhythmias Treatment.  Electrophysiology of the Heart - State of the Art in the 21st Century Meeting (Russia). Plenary Session Lecture. Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

Castle AF - Catheter Ablation vs Conventional Treatment in Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure Patients. Bioforum in Cancun, Mexico: Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

MRI for Management of Atrial Fibrillation. XIII International Symposium on Progress in Clinical Pacing 2008 (Rome). Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

Advancements in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation. Advances in Electrophysiology Meeting (New York). Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: State of the Art. Satellite Symposium at the Heart Rythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions (San Fransisco). Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

Atrial Fibrillation: Novel Management Modalities. Satellite Symposium at the Heart Rythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions (San Fransisco). Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

MRI-Guided Ep Interventions. American Heart Association/NHCBI Workshop in New Orleans. Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

MRI to Guide Atrial Fibrillation Management. 2nd Annual Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium, Park City, UT. Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

To Ablate or Not to Ablate: The Awaited Trials. 2nd Annual Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium, Park City, UT. Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

MRI for Management of Atrial Fibrillation. PCI Symposium (Munich). Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

MRI for Management of Atrial Fibrillation. XIII International Symposium on Progress in Clinical Pacing in Rome, Italy. Nassir F. Marrouche, MD.

Application of DE-MRI to assess the LA myocardium composition in AF patients.Poster Presentation. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Toronto, Canada, 2008. Oakes R, Kholmovski EG, et al.

Analysis and optimization of the IR-GRE delayed enhancement MRI sequence used for imaging of post RF ablation scars in posterior wall of the left atrium. Poster Presentation. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Toronto, Canada, 2008. Vijayakumar S, Kholmovski EG, et al.

Oral Presentation. Integration of MRI in evaluation and ablation of atrial fibrillation. Computers in Cardiology, Bologna, Italy, 2008. MacLeod RS, Kholmovski EG, et al.

Does Pulmonary Vein Isolation Matter? The relationship between pulmonary vein antrum scarring following atrial fibrillation ablation and procedural success. Oral Presentation. American Heart Association, New Orleans, USA 2008. Badger TJ, Oakes RS, et al.

Using 3D delayed-enhancement MRI to identify gap lesions following failed pulmonary vein isolation to help guide repeat radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation patients. Oral presentation. State of the Art Research Award Session. European Society of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Munich Germany 2008. Badger TJ, Oakes RS, et al.

Using Delayed-Enhancement MRI to Detect Esophageal Tissue Damage Following Radiofrequency Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Oral presentation. European Society of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Munich Germany 2008. Badger TJ, Oakes RS, et al.

New MRI Method to Detect Abnormal Electrical Tissue Using Delayed Enhancement MRI: Correlation with Electro-Anatomical Voltage Maps. Poster presentation. American College of Cardiology, Chicago, Illinois 2008. Badger TJ, Oakes RS, et al.

New MRI Method to Predict Successful Radiofrequency Ablation in the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Poster presentation. American College of Cardiology, Chicago, Illinois 2008. Badger TJ, Oakes RS, et al.

Identification of Gap Lesions Following Failed Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Using Three-Dimensional Delayed Enhancement MRI to Guide Re-ablation Procedure. Poster presentation. American Heart Association, New Orleans, USA 2008. Badger TJ, Oakes RS, et al.

Use of contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging to identify myocardial healing following ablative treatment for atrial fibrillation. Poster presentation. European Society of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Munich Germany 2008. Badger TJ, Oakes RS, et al.

Left atrial fibrosis impacts lesion formation during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Oral presentation. European Society of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Munich Germany 2008. Oakes RS, Badger TJ, et al.

Use of Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Identify Myocardial Healing Following Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Poster presentation. Heart Rhythm Society. San Francisco, USA 2008. Oakes RS, Badger TJ, et al.

New Delayed Enhancement Magnetic Resonance Imaging Based Method Predicts Early Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation after Ablation: A Guide for Early Initiation of a Short Trial Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs after Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. American College of Cardiology. Orlando, USA 2009. Kalvaitis S, Daccarett M, et al.

Correlation between Left Atrial Structural Remodeling with Persistence and Recurrence in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Oral Presentation. Heart Rhythm Society. San Francisco, USA 2008. Akoum N, Oakes RS, et al.

Left atrial fibrosis impacts lesion formation during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Oral Presentation. Heart Rhythm Society. San Francisco, USA 2008. Oakes RS, Segerson NM, et al.

Magnetic resonance imaging identifies myocardial injury in the course of ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation. Poster presentation. European Society of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, Munich Germany 2008. Sinha A, Mahnkopf C, et al.

MRI Assessment and Quantification of Left Atrial Lesions Following Pulmonary Vein Isolation For Atrial Fibrillation. Poster presentation. Heart Rhythm Society. San Francisco, USA 2008. Blauer JJ, Oakes RS, et al.

Quantitative Measurement and Three Dimensional Visualization of Scar Formation Following Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation. Oral Presentation. Heart Rhythm Society. San Francisco, USA 2008. Daccarett M, Oakes RS, et al.

Myocardial Injury Can Be Identified by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Course of Ablation Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation. Poster presentation. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. New Orleans, USA 2008. Sinha A, Ritscher G, et al.

Visulaization of Fibrotic Low VOltage Tissue Utilizing Delayed Enhanement Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Poster session presented at International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Berlin, Germany. Oakes RS, Kholmovski EG, et al. (2008). 

Comparison of MRI Versus CT for Visualizations of the Esophagus and its Anatomical Relationship with the Left Atrium. Poster session presented at Mountain West Biomedical Engineering Conference, Park City, UT. Tate SB, Burgon NS, et al. (2008).

Observer Variability of the Extent of Delayed Enhancement MRI in Patents with Atrial Fibrillation. Poster session presented at Mountain West Biomedical Engineering Conference, Park City, UT. Burgon NS, Oakes RS, et al. (2008).