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Augostini, Ralph MD


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473 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-4967

Email: augostini.1@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Cardiovascular Medicine

Physician, FGP-Electro Physiology

 

Certifications

1997 - present Diplomat: American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
1999 - present Diplomat: American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
1993 - 2003 Diplomat: American Board of Internal Medicine
1999 - 2013 Medical License: State Medical Board of Ohio
 

Chapters in Books

Augostini RS. "Anti-tachycardia Devices." In The Manual of Cardiovascular Medicine. Edited by Marso SP, Griffin BG, Topol EJ. -. Philadelphia: Lippencott, Williams & Wilkins, January 1999.

Augostini RS, Schweikert RA, Wilkoff BL. "Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy: Technical and Implant Issues." In Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias. Edited by Gantz L, Braunwald E. -. Totowa: Humana Press, January 2002.

Gangasani A, Augostini RS. "Supraventricular Tachycardias." In Specialty Board Review: Cardiology. Edited by Baliga RR. -. Columbus: McGraw-Hill, January 2011.

 

Degrees

1986 B.S., Alma College

1990 M.D., State University of New York - University at Buffalo

 

Editorial Activities

1993 - 1996 Clinical Relevance Reviewer, The American Board of Internal Medicine
1998 - present The Journal of Cardiac Electrophysiology
2000 - present Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology (PACE)
2010 - present The Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
 

Honors

1982 Virginia B. Stauffer Memorial Scholarship.
1982 Presidential Scholarship.
1982 New York State Board of Regents Scholarship.
1982 - 1986 Deans List.
1985 Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society.
1985 Frank G. Brooks Award for Biological Research. MIAA Biological Research Symposium.
1985 Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society.
1986 Outstanding Senior Leadership Award.
1986 Angell Fellowship Award for Biological Research.
1987 American Heart Association Student Summer Research Fellowship. American Heart Association.
1988 Dean's Commendation for Academic Excellence in Student Research.
1988 Emilie Davis Rodenberg Memorial Award for the Study of Diabetes and its Complications.
1996 The Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Research Day Award, 1st Prize.
2010 - 2011 OSUMC Highest Performing Physicians.
2011 - 2012 Highest Performing Physicians, Ambulatory Surgery. Patient Recognition Award. Ohio State Univeristy Wexner Medical Center, Medical Staff Office.
 

Journal Articles

Wittle,L,W; Augostini,R,S; CHIZMAR,W,S. "THE OCCURRENCE OF CHRONIC HYPOCALCEMIA FOLLOWING PARATHYROIDECTOMY IN THE GREEN FROG, RANA-CLAMITANS." General and Comparative Endocrinology. Vol. 80, no. 3. (December 1990.): 419-426.

Topol,E,J; Califf,R,M; Lincoff,A,M; Tcheng,J,E; Cabot,C,F; Weisman,H,F; Kereiakes,D; Lausten,D; Runyon,J,P; Howard,W; Kelly,T; Muncy,D; Timmis,G; SAFIAN,M; Davey,D; Kleiman,N,S; Rose,D; Basinger,L; Rouse,C; Kramer,J; Wilson,R; Talley,J,D; Boyles,M; Navetta,F,I; LeBueuf,R; Kraft,P; Dvorak,L; Smigla,R,M; Ferguson,J; Harlan,M; Browne,K; Telatnik,M; Blankenship,J; Demko,L; Ivanhoe,R,J; Jackson,C; Shadoff,N; Goebel,S; Taylor,M; Cleary,E; GACIOCH,G; Chiodo,V; Bates,E; QUAIN,L; Snyder,H; Bass,T,A; Rohman,C; Gradman,A; Boltey,L; Tannenbaum,M; Stengl,D; Gordon,P; Wright,N; Cummins,F; Nonnweiler,J; Aversano,T; PELTZER,L; Bear,P; Craig,M,B; HATTEL,L; Tooke,G; Anderson,H,V; Weigelt,L; Hettleman,B; Kennedy,S; Teirstein,P,S; Claire,D; Sarembock,I; Sayre,S; Davidson,C,J; Schaechter,A; Aguirre,F; Stonner,T; Azrin,M; BODETT,J; Barry,M,B; Worley,S; Frey,L,A; SPRIGGS,D,J; Wahl,S,A; Weston,M,W; Yedinak,K; George,B; Smith,D; Gilliland,C; Smith,D; Ricci,D,R; Fox,R; Hartman,C; Lunow,S; Farah,T; Petruolo,S; Sander,G; Stevens,A; Delise,K; Reen,B; Whisnant,D; Henderson,L; Heuser,R; Swiderski,K; Kaluzniak,M; Larkin,T; JACKSON,B,J; Popma,J; Prunka,N; Sanz,M; Mayer,D; Mackey,K; Burton,J; Hogg,N; Brown,R; Stevens,K; French,W; Wang,S; Adelman,A,G; Foulger,V; Weber,S; Gottlieb,R; Lavoie,J; King,S; Frerichs,F; Hollywood,L; Ducas,J; Schick,U; Hochman,J,S; Slater,J; Tormey,D; ONEILL,B,J; Foshay,K; Fitzgerald,N; Cheung,P,K; Bedard,D; Knudtson,M,L; Galbraith,D; Watt,H; Samaha,J; Hamilton,B; Klein,L,W; Hebson,L; Almond,D; WHITE,J; Rosenberg,M,J; Teully,S; UNKS,M; Rodgers,K; Faxon,D; Gore,J; Kelsey,S; Lee,K; Sane,D; Walters,L; Booth,J; Cannata,R; Castle,V; Cohen,H; DeLuca,S; Kutner,M; Knuth,T; McCollough,T; McPherson,J; Melton,J; Miller,D; Pulliam,M; Sapp,S; Sigmon,K,N; Montague,E; Alexander,K; Augostini,R; Bajzer,C; Bart,B; Belli,G; Carlson,J; Challapalli,R; Crenshaw,B; Dawson,I; Dickey,A; Echols,A; Erickson,B; FONTANA,M,B; Ghaffari,S; Gordon,C; Granger,C; Grano,G; Grimm,R; Johnson,T; Juran,N; Kingsley. "Platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor blockade and low-dose heparin during percutaneous coronary revascularization." NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. Vol. 336, no. 24. (June 1997.): 1689-1696.

Topol,E,J; Lincoff,A,M; Califf,R,M; Tcheng,J,E; Kleiman,N,S; Adelman,A,G; Burton,J,R; Talley,J,D; Ivanhoe,R,J; Ducas,C; Cheung,P,K; Schick,U; Badard,D; Kramer,J; Leary,J; Snyder,H; Wilson,R; Dearen,M; Caramori,P; Webber,S; Taylor,J; Ferrando,T; Cohen,E; Balleza,L; Rouse,C; Hogg,N; Kelly,T; Alston,S; Webb,J; Buller,E; Ricci,D,R; Mockman,S; Tanguay,J,F; Poitras,A,M; Timis,G; Davey,D; Coleman,P; Herrold-Runge,P; O'Neill,B,J; Foshey,K; Fitzgerald,N; Almond,D; Kostuk,W; WHITE,J; Oskalns,R; Gottlieb,R; Koren,P; Palazzo,D; Azrin,M; Barry,M,B; Blankenship,J; Demko,S,L; Kraft,P; Dvorak,L; Brown,R; Colclough,M; Stevens,K; Sarembock,I; Snyder,L; Sayre,S; Browne,K; Roy,M; Reen,B; Short,R; Thompson,M; Chiodo,V; Hoffman,D; Bass,T,A; Zenni,M; Rohman,G; Marquis,J,F; Labinaz,M; Jelley,J; French,W; Goldberg,S; Wang,S; Gradman,A; Boltey,L; Collins,J; Worley,S; Hollywood,L; Frey,L; Yakubov,S; Gilliland,C; Rodriguez,A; Potter,K; Taylor,M; Aji,J; Cleary,E; Tannenbaum,M; Hartz,A; Rund,M; Smigley,R; Lopez,J; Kunny,P; Hochman,J; Slater,J; Termey,D; Bates,E; Fox-Bruenger,P; Gonzalez,M; Jopperri,L; Runyon,J,P; Higby,N; Krucoft,M; Booth,T; Aguirre,F; Bach,R; Mechem,C; Azrin,M; Murphy,D; Cummins,F,E; Nonweiler,J; Sanz,M; COLE,C; Weston,M,W; Anderson,H,V; Weigelt,L; Larkin,T; JACKSON,B,J; Rosenberg,M,J; Tully,S; Hartman,C; Lunow,S; Lucore,C; Mishkel,G; McShane,K; Muhlestein,B; Jerman,J; Sander,G; Stevens,A; Chisholm,R; Del Core,M; Stengel,L; Cannata,R; Castle,V; DeLuca,S; Balog,C; Knuth,T; McCollough,T; Godfrey,N; Melton,J; Miller,D; Pulliam,M; Sapp,S; Sigmon,K,N; Templin,M; Montague,E; Carlson,J; Heil,L; Zovkic,V; Malone,K; Rodkey,S; Haas,G; Harrington,R; Kapadis,S; Campbell,L; Mukherjee,D; Deedy,M; Augostini,R; Alexander,J; Whellan,D; Bajzer,C; Rabbani,R; Clemons,P; Baishnab,R; Randall,R; Underwood,D; Lauer,M,A; Lauer,M,S; Roe,M; Farhy,R; Schweikert,R; Grady,T; Ellis,S; Moliterno,D; Debowey,D; Ivanc,T; Ols,L; Poliszcuk,R; Balazs,E; Witherspoon,B; Anderson,K,M; Barnathan,E; Cabot,C,F; Stoner,G. "Randomised placebo-controlled and balloon-angioplasty-controlled trial to assess safety of coronary stenting with use of platelet glycoprotein-IIb/IIIa blockade." LANCET. Vol. 352, no. 9122. (July 1998.): 87-92.

Saliba,W; Juratli,N; Chung,M,K; Niebauer,M,J; Erdogan,O; Trohman,R; Wilkoff,B,L; Augostini,R; Mowrey,K,A; Nadzam,G,R; Tchou,P,J. "Higher energy synchronized external direct current cardioversion for refractory atrial fibrillation." Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Vol. 34, no. 7. (December 1999.): 2031-2034.

Erdogan,O; Augostini,R; Saliba,W; Juratli,N; Wilkoff,B,L. "Transiliac permanent pacemaker implantation after extraction of infected pectoral pacemaker systems." American Journal of Cardiology. Vol. 84, no. 4. (August 1999.): 474-?.

Daoud,E,G; Hummel,J,D; Augostini,R; Williams,S; Kalbfleisch,S,J. "Effect of Verapamil on immediate recurrence of atrial fibrillation." Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. Vol. 11, no. 11. (November 2000.): 1231-1237.

Chung,M,K; Augostini,R,S; Asher,C,R; Pool,D,P; Grady,T,A; Zikri,M; Buehner,S,M; Weinstock,M; McCarthy,P,M. "Ineffectiveness and potential proarrhythmia of atrial pacing for atrial fibrillation prevention after coronary artery bypass grafting." Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 69, no. 4. (April 2000.): 1057-1063.

Bain,A,C; Swerdlow,C,D; Love,C,J; Ellenbogen,K,A; Deering,T,F; Brewer,J,E; Augostini,R,S; Tchou,P,J. "Multicenter study of principles-based waveforms for external defibrillation." Annals of Emergency Medicine. Vol. 37, no. 1. (January 2001.): 5-12.

Daoud,E,G; Weiss,R; Augostini,R,S; Kalbfleisch,S,J; Schroeder,J; Polsinelli,G; Hummel,J,D. "Remodeling of sinus node function after catheter ablation of right atrial flutter." JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY. Vol. 13, no. 1. (January 2002.): 20-24.

Daoud,E,G; Snow,R; Hummel,J,D; Kalbfleisch,S,J; Weiss,R; Augostini,R. "Temporary atrial epicardial pacing as prophylaxis against atrial fibrillation after heart surgery: A meta-analysis." JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY. Vol. 14, no. 2. (February 2003.): 127-132.

Daoud,E,G; Weiss,R; Augostini,R; Hummel,J,D; Kalbfleisch,S,J; Van Deren,J,M; Dawson,G; Bowman,K. "Proarrhythmia of circumferential left atrial lesions for management of atrial fibrillation." JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY. Vol. 17, no. 2. (February 2006.): 157-165.

Augostini RS. "Use of a Novel Pacing Lead with a 1.1mm tip-to-ring spacing aids in patient management." EP Lab Digest. Vol. 7, (July 2007.): 24-25.

Daoud,Emie,G; Hummel,John,D; Houmsse,Mahmoud; Hart,David,T; Weiss,Raul; Liu,Zhenguo; Augostini,Ratph; Kalbfleisch,Steven; Smith,Macy,C; Mehta,Rohit; Gangasani,Ashish; Raman,Subha,V. "Comparison of computed tomography imaging with intraprocedural contrast esophagram: Implications for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation." HEART RHYTHM. Vol. 5, no. 7. (July 2008.): 975-980.

Kalbfleisch,Steven; Bowman,Kathy; Augostini,Ralph. "A single Mahaim fiber causing both antidromic and orthodromic reciprocating tachycardia." JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY. Vol. 19, no. 7. (July 2008.): 740-742.

Maffett S, Boyd JM, Love CJ, Daoud EG, Weiss R, Augostini RS, Hasan A, Liu Z, Hummel JD, Houmsse M, Kalbfleisch SJ. "Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation During Chronic Anticoagulation: Continuation of Warfarin versus Bridging with Heparin." The Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management. Vol. 2, (January 2011.): 1-5.

Ponikowski1,P; Javaheri,S; Michalkiewicz, D; Bart,BA; Czarnecka, D; Jastrzebski, M; Kusiak, A; Augostini, RS; Jagielski, D; Witkowski, T; Khayat, RN; Oldenburg, O; Gutleben,KJ; Bitter, T; Karim, R; Iber, C; Hasan, A; Hibler, K; Germany, R; and Abraham, WT.. "Transvenous phrenic nerve stimulation for the treatment of central sleep apnoea in heart failure." European Heart Journal. Vol. 33, no. 7. (August 2011.): 889-894.

Winner MW, Augostini RS, Houmsse M. "Differentiation of Narrow Complex Tachycardia." Ibnosina Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Vol. 3, no. 1. (January 2011.): 32-35.

Ponikowski,Piotr; Javaheri,Shahrokh; Michalkiewicz,Dariusz; Bart,Bradley,A; Czarnecka,Danuta; Jastrzebski,Marek; Kusiak,Aleksander; Augostini,Ralph; Jagielski,Dariusz; Witkowski,Tomasz; Khayat,Rami,N; Oldenburg,Olaf; Gutleben,Klaus-J├╝rgen; Bitter,Thomas; Karim,Rehan; Iber,Conn; Hasan,Ayesha; Hibler,Karl; Germany,Robin; Abraham,William,T. "Transvenous phrenic nerve stimulation for the treatment of central sleep apnoea in heart failure.." European heart journal. Vol. 33, no. 7. (April 2012.): 889-894.

Augostini,R. "A novel approach to the treatment of central sleep apnea in patients with heart failure.." Herzschrittmachertherapie & Elektrophysiologie. Vol. 23, no. 1. (March 2012.): 9-13.

Hamam,Ismail; Daoud,Emile,G; Zhang,Jianying; Kalbfleisch,Steven,J; Augostini,Ralph; Winner,Marshall; Tsai,Shane; Rhodes,Troy,E; Houmsse,Mahmoud; Liu,Zhenguo; Love,Charles,J; Tyler,Jaret; Sachdev,Molly; Weiss,Raul; Hummel,John,D. "Impact of international normalized ratio and activated clotting time on unfractionated heparin dosing during ablation of atrial fibrillation.." Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology. Vol. 6, no. 3. (June 2013.): 491-496.

Shane F. Tsai, MD, Mahmoud Houmsse, MD, FHRS, Barrah Dakhil, MD, Ralph Augostini, MD, FHRS, John D. Hummel, MD, FHRS, Steven J. Kalbfleisch, MD, FHRS, Zhengou Liu, MD, PhD, Charles Love, MD, FHRS, Troy Rhodes, MD, PhD, Jaret Tyler, MD, Raul Weiss, MD, FHRS, Ismail Hamam, MD, Marshall Winner, MD, Emile G. Daoud, MD, FHRS. "QTc compared to JTc for monitoring drug-induced repolarization changes in the setting of ventricular pacing." Heart Rhythm. Vol. 11, no. 3. (March 2014.): 485-491.

 

Reference Works

January 1995 Augostini RS, Pool DP, Leo HL, McCarthy PM, Chung MK."Sinus node function after cardiopulmonary bypass predicts the development of postoperative atrial fibrillation" . : I
January 1996 Chung MK, Augostini RS, Asher CR, Pool DP, Grady TA, Zikri M, Buehner SM, Weinstock M, McCarthy PM."A randomized, controlled study of atrial overdrive pacing for the prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary bypass surgery" . : I
January 1997 Augostini RS, Asher CR, Pool DP, Grady TA, Zikri M, Buehner S, Weinstock M, McCarthy PM, Chung MK."Atrial premature depolarizations are associated with atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery and atrial pacing leads to a proarrhythmic increase in ectopy" . : 1092
January 1998 Pinski SL, Augostini RS, Stein S, Sgarbossa EB, Trohman RG."A prospective, randomized, double-blind comparison of pacing with and without circadian function." . : 957
May 1999 Augostini RS, Brewer J, Love CJ, Ellenbogen KE, Deering TF, Swerdlow CD, Tchou PJ."Multicenter trial of a biphasic external defibrillation waveform" .
January 2000 Chung MK, Augostini RS, Asher CR, Pool DP, Grady TA, Zikri M, Buehner S, Weinstock M, McCarthy PM."The paradoxical proarrhythmia effect of atrial pacing for the prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery" . : 1057
August 2002 Daoud EG, Kalbfleisch SJ, Augostini RS, Weiss R, Augostini RS, Duff SB, Polsinelli G, Castor J, Meta T."Implantation techniques and chronic lead parameters of biventricular pacing dual-chamber defibrillators" . : 964
January 2007 Augostini RS, Bean SL, Henderson D, Johnson WB, Chough SP, Athill C, McKenrie III JP, Carlson M, Novel A."A Novel Lead Design Far Field R-Waves and Decreases the Incidence of Automatic Modes Switch Episodes" . : 81
May 2007 Augostini RS, Bean SL, Henderson D, Johnson WB, Chough SP, Athill C, McKenrie III JP."A Novel Lead Design Reduces Far Field R-Waves (FFRWs) and Decreases the Incidence of Inappropriate Automatic Modes Switch Episodes" . : 129
May 2009 Doshi AA, Fitzpatrick A, Love CJ, Daoud EG, Kalbfleisch SJ, Augostini RS, Houmsse M, Hart DT, Liu Z, Weiss R, Rooney T, Schilling K, Danker J, Rhoades T, Gangasani A, Hummel JD."Identification of a Novel Mechanism for Inappropriate Accelerometer Activation during Diagnostic Fluoroscopy" . : S190
January 2010 Doshi A, Stohr E, Dutro M, Daoud EG, Weiss R, Augostini RS, Love CJ, Kalbfleisch SJ, Houmsse M, Hart DT, Hasan A, Liu Z, Rhodes T, Tyler J, Rhine D, Rooney T, Hummel JD."Initial Performance Data of a Defibrillation Lead Utilizing the Draft IS4 Connection System" . : S21
January 2010 Augostini RS, Jagielski D, Michalkiewicz D, Ozarnecka D, Westlund R."Feasibility of Transvenous Left Phrenic Nerve Stimulation for Periodic Breathing in Heart Failure Patients" . : S435
January 2010 James K, Panteleon A, Augostini RS, Jagielski D, Michalkiewicz D."Transvenous Ventilation Monitoring Using Transthoracic Impedance and a Novel Lead Placement" . : S243
January 2010 Hummel JD, Kalbfleisch SJ, Joseph M, Kim I, Koblish J, Hart D, Houmsse M, Augostini RS, Weiss R, Daoud EG."Embedded Microelectrodes Enhance Pacing and Mapping of Scarred Myocardium in a Swine Model" . : S421
January 2010 Hummel JD, Daoud EG, Joseph M, Kalbfleisch SJ, Weiss R, Houmsse M, Hart DT, Kim I, Koblish J, Augostini RS."Ablation Tips with Embedded Microelectrodes Provide Enhanced Spatial Resolution in a Canine Model" . : S211
January 2010 Boyd JM, Southall R, Augostini RS, Daoud EG, Hart D, Houmsse M, Kalbfleisch SJ, Liu Z, Love CJ, Weiss R, Hummel JD."Evaluation of Complications during Planned Inpatient Initiation of Antiarrhythmic Medications" . : S280
January 2011 Firstenberg MS, Rousseau J, Kalbfleisch SJ, Houmsse M, Augostini RS, Hummel JD, Higgins R, Daoud EG, Crestanello J, Sai-Sudhakar C, Sirak J, Love CJ."Incidence and Outcomes of Emergent Cardiovascular Surgery Following Major Complications during Electrophysiology Procedures" . : S37
May 2011 Snider MJ, Boyd JM, Hirsch A, Houmsse M, Daoud EG, Hummel JD, Kalbfleisch SJ, Augostini RS, Weiss R, Hart DT, Love CJ, Liu ZG, Rhodes TE, Porter K, Carnes CA."Dronedarone: Real Life Experience And Follow Up" .
May 2011 Bittenbender PM, Parekh A, Stephens J, Tyler J, Amin A, Rhine D, Tsai S, Hamam I, Rhodes TE, Hart DT, Houmsse M, Kalbfleisch SJ, Liu ZG, Love CJ, Augostini RS, Hummel JD, Daoud EG, Weiss R."Outcomes with Remote Magnetic Navigation for Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation" .
May 2011 Augostini RS, Jagielski D, Ponikowski P, Oldenburg O, Gutleben KJ, Michalkiewicz D, Karim R, Bart B, Jastrzebski M, Czarnecka D, Kusiak A, Abraham WT."Phrenic Nerve Stimulation for Central Sleep Apnea in Congestive Heart Failure Does Not Interfere with the Functioning of Existing Implantable Cardiac Devices" .
January 2011 Augostini RS, Pelini M, Zhang S, Steycos S, Witsam S, Mowery K, Bremer J, Oza A."Performance of the Optisense Lead in Detecting Atrial Fibrillation: Results from the SENSE-AF Study" .
May 2011 Firstenberg MS, Abel E, Daoud EG, Kalbfleisch SJ, Houmsse M, Weiss R, Augostini RS, Hummel J, Uhrig J, Farneman M, Love CJ."Emergent Surgical Intervention to Manage Complications with Electrophysiology Procedures" .
February 2012 Zhang XL, Ding N, Wang H, Augostini RS, Yang B, Xu D, Ju W, Hou X, Li X, Ni B, Cao K, George I, Wang J, Zhang SJ.."Transvenous Phrenic Nerve Stimulation in Patients with Cheyne-Stokes Respiration and Congestive Heart Failure: A Safety and Proof-of-Concept Study" Northbrook.
August 2012 Ponikowski P, Javaheri S, Michalkiewicz D, Bart BA, Czarnecka D, Jastrzebski M, Kusiak A, Augostini R, Jagielski D, Witkowski T, Khayat RN, Oldenburg O, Gutleben KJ, Bitter T, Karim R, Iber C, Hasan A, Hibler K, Germany R, Abraham WT.."Transvenous phrenic nerve stimulation for the treatment of central sleep apnoea in heart failure" Sophia Antipolis. : 889
March 2013 Hamam, I MD; Daoud, E MD; Winner, M MD; Kamalov, G MD; Torres, J MD; Weiss, R MD; Kalbfleisch, S MD; Houmsse, M MD; Augostini, A MD; Love, C MD; Liu, Z MD; Tyler, J MD; Sachdev, M MD; Rhodes, T MD; Hummel, J MD."Arrhythmias" Columbus.

Presentations

"Delayed myoglobin release with coronary reperfusion and limited reflow.." Presented at State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Research Annual Symposium, Buffalo, New York. (May 1990)

"Cardiac Electrocardiogram Interpretation." Presented at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation 11th Annual Intensive Review of International Medical Board Review Course, Cleveland, OH. (January 1999)

"The Role of Electrophysiology Studies in Unexplained Syncope." Presented at Holzer Medical Center Medical Grand Rounds, Gallipolis, OH. (January 2000)

"Evaluation of Unexplained Syncope." Presented at Marietta Memorial Hospital Medical Grand Rounds, Marietta, OH. (January 2002)

"The Role of Electrophysiology Studies." Presented at Blanchard Valley Regional Medical Center Medical Grand Rounds, Findlay, OH. (January 2002)

"Device Therapies for the Treatment of Severe Congestive Heart Failure." Presented at Medtronic Corporate Retreat, Clarksburg, WV. (January 2003)

"Atrial Fibrillation Case Studies." Presented at Rhythm on the High Seas II Conference, . (January 2003)

"Implant Techniques for Biventricular Therapy." Presented at Medtronic Corporate Retreat, Clarksburg, WV. (January 2003)

"Drugs, Ablation and Hybrid Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation." Presented at Rhythm on the High Seas II Conference, . (January 2003)

"Atrial Flutter: New Concepts and Management Strategies." Presented at Rhythm on the High Seas II Conference, . (January 2003)

"Atrial Fibrillation Pulmonary Vein Ablation Therapy." Presented at Rhythm on the High Seas II Conference, . (January 2003)

"Device Therapies for Congestive Heart Failure." Presented at Bethesda Hospital Medical Grand Rounds, Zanesville, Ohio. (January 2004)

"Review of Resynchronization Therapy and Optimizing CRT Therapy." Presented at St. Jude Medical Ohio Meeting for Allied Professionals, Columbus, Ohio. (January 2005)

"Implant Techniques: Biventricular Device Therapy." Presented at National Electrophysiology Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Symposium, Columbus, OH. (January 2005)

"Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Case Studies." Columbus, OH. (January 2005)

"Device Therapies for Congestive Heart Failure." Presented at St. Jude Medical Ohio Meeting for Allied Professional, Columbus, Ohio. (January 2006)

"Overview of Therapies Used in the Treatment of Heart Failure." Presented at Boston Scientific Midwest Regional CRM Retreat, Farmington, PA. (January 2006)

"Managing Atrial Fibrillation: Taking the Lead with Evidence-Based Medicine." Cincinnati, OH. (January 2006)

"Technical Aspects of Pacing." Presented at International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners Review Course, Columbus, OH. (January 2007)

"Device Implant Considerations." Presented at International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners Review Course, Columbus, OH. (January 2007)

"Biventricular Pacing Therapy in Cystine Heart Failure." Nanjing, CN|CHN. (September 2008)

"Identification of a Novel Mechanism for Inappropriate Accelerometer Activation during Diagnostic Fluoroscopy." Presented at Heart Rhythm Society, Boston, MA, US|USA. (May 2009)

"Technical Aspects of Pacing." Presented at International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy Certification Review Course, Columbus, OH. (June 2009)

"Rate Modulation/Sensor Technology." Presented at International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy Certification Review Course, Columbus, OH. (June 2009)

"Device Implant Considerations." Presented at International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy Certification Review Course, Columbus, OH. (June 2009)

"Feasibility of Transvenous Left Phrenic Nerve Stimulation for Periodic Breathing in Heart Failure Patients." Presented at Heart Rhythm Society 2010 Annual Scientific Sessions, Denver, CO. (May 2010)

"Detection of Arrhythmias in Patients with Cryptogenic Stroke." Presented at Heart Rhythm Society 2010 Annual Scientific Sessions, Denver, CO. (May 2010)

"Review of the TRUST Trial for Ambulatory Surveillance of Implantable Cardiac Devices." Presented at Heart Rhythm Society 2011 Annual Scientific Session, San Francisco, CA. (May 2011)

"Phrenic Nerve Stimulation for Central Sleep Apnea in Congestive Heart Failure Does Not Interfere with the Functioning of Existing Implantable Cardiac Devices." Presented at Heart Rhythm Society 2011 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (May 2011)

"Performance of the Optisense Lead in Detecting Atrial Fibrillation: Results from the SENSE-AF Study." Presented at EHRA Europace 2011 Congress, Madrid, ES|ESP. (June 2011)

"Performance of the Optisense lead in detecting atril fibrillation: results from the SENSE-AF study.." Presented at EHRA Europace 2011, Madrid, ES|ESP. (June 2011)

"Performance of the Optisense lead in detecting atrial fibrillation: results from the SENSE-AF study.." Presented at EHRA Europace 2011 Congress, . (January 2011)

"Update on Atrial Fibrillation Management." Presented at St. Rita's Annual Primary Care Update Seminar, Lima, US|USA. (April 2012)

"Tools & Tricks for Challenging Lead Extractions." Presented at Biotronik International Fellows Meeting, Chicago, IL, UM|UMI. (April 2012)

 

Professional Activities

1999 - present Physicians Free Clinic. Columbus, OH.
2002 - present Biventricular Pacing Tutorial Session. Heart Rhythm Society. San Diego, CA.
2005 - present Invited Member, Mid-West Regional Advisory Committee for Product Development. St. Jude Medical Corporation.
2005 - present Invited Member, Medtronic Mid-West Regional Advisory Committee. Medtronic Corporation.
2005 - present Invited Member, Mid-West Business Strategy Advisory Board. Guidant Corporation.
2008 - present Invited Member / Proctor for Training. Cardiac Concepts, Inc..
2003 Invited Member, 8mm Radiofrequency Ablation for Atrial Flutter Study. BARD Corporation.
2005 Invited Member, EasyTrak4 Left Ventricular Lead Study Design Committee. Guidant Corporation.
1999 - 2006 Spectranetics LASER Sheath Extraction Technique.
1999 - 2006 Boston Scientific/Mid Ohio Cardiology and Vascular Consultants Transseptal Puncture Training Course.
2005 - 2010 Invited Member, Guidant Regional Advisory Committee. Guidant Corporation.