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Heart Rhythm Society Poster 2019

Assessment of Microemboli Formation during the Heated Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency (SERF) Needle-tip Catheter Ablation in the Swine Left Ventricle ;  Atsushi Suzuki, MD, PhD, Hiroki Konishi, MD, PhD, Stephan Hohmann, MD, PhD, H. Immo Lehmann, MD, Songyun Wang, MBBS, PhD, Maryam E. Rettman, PhD, Laura K. Newman,CVT, Kay D. Parker, CVT, Kristi H. Monahan, BS, RN, and Douglas L. Packer, MD

Heart Rhythm Society Poster 2017

Impact of Left Ventricular Myocardial Fiber Orientation on Lesion Extension Created by a Novel Heated Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency Needle-tip Catheter; Atsushi Suzuki, MD, PhD, Songyun Wang, MBBS, H. Immo Lehmann, MD, Kay D. Parker, CVT, Maryam E. Rettmann, PhD, Kimberly B. Viker, MS, and Douglas L. Packer, MD

Heart Rhythm Society Poster 2017

Comparison of Lesions Created in Normal and Myocardial Infarct Dogs using a Novel Heated Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency Needle-tip Catheter : Evidence from an MRI Lesion Validation Study; Atsushi Suzuki, MD, PhD, Songyun Wang, MBBS, H. Immo Lehmann, MD, Kay D. Parker, CVT, Maryam E. Rettmann, PhD, Kimberly B. Viker, MS, and Douglas L. Packer, MD

 

Heart Rhythm Society Presentation 2017

Real-time 2D Intracardiac Echocardiography and MRI in Measuring Needle Ablation Tissue Lesion Size: Gross Pathology Correlations and Validations; Songyun Wang, MBBS; Atsushi Suzuki, MD, PhD; Maryam E Rettmann, PhD; H. Immo Lehmann, MD; Kimberly B. Viker, MS; Kay D. Parker, CVT; Susan B. Johnson, BS; Douglas L. Packer, MD

Heart Rhythm Society Poster and Journal Publication 2014


Characterization of Warm Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency Ablation Lesions in the Infarcted Porcine Ventricular Myocardium; The Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Vol. 25, No. 3, March 2014; Roy M. John, MBBS, PhD, John Connell, MD, MPH, Paul Termin, DVM, PhD, Haley Houde-Walter, BS, Gregory Eberl, BS, Katharine M. Stohlman, BS, MBA, Michael G. Curley, PhD

 

 

Heart Rhythm Society May 2014

 

Ribeiro L, Kusa S, Koruth JS, Choudhary S, Dukkipati S, Miller MA, Termin P, Stohlman KM, Curley MG, Reddy VY, “Impact of saline enhanced needle ablation on ventricular tachycardia in an ovine infarct model,” presented at the 2014 Heart Rhythm Society meeting, May, San Francisco, CA. 


 

Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, March 2014 

 

Characterization of warm saline- enhanced radiofrequency ablation 

lesions in the infarcted porcine ventricular myocardium.  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Mar;25(3):309-16. doi: 10.1111/jce.12307. Epub 2013 Nov 14. John RM1, Connell J, Termin P, Houde-Walter H, Eberl G, Stohlman KM, Curley MG


 

Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Nov 2014

 

John RM, Connell JM, Termin P, Houde-Walter H, Eberl G, Stohlman KM, Curley MG, “Characterization of Warm Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency Ablation Lesions in the Infarcted Porcine Ventricular Myocardium,” Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Article first published online, 14 Nov 2013.

 

 

Heart Rhythm Society 2013

 

Madhavan M, Lehmann HI, Swale MJ, Johnson SB, Parker KD, Curley MG, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Packer DL, “Impact of a Novel Heated Saline Augmented Needle Tip Catheter on Improving Ablative Lesion Penetration and Eliminating Deep Tissue Conducting Channels in Canine Infarcts,”  Heart Rhythm 2013; 10 (5) Supplement: Abstract PO05-162.

 

John RM, Connell JM, Foley L, Termin P, Eberl G, Stohlman KM, Curley MG, “Time Related Histological Changes of Warm Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency Ablation (SERF) Lesions in the Chronically Infarcted Porcine Myocardium,” Heart Rhythm 2013; 10 (5) Supplement: Abstract PO01-155.

 

 

Heart Rhythm Society 2012

 

John RM, Connell JM, Foley L, Termin P, Stohlman KM, Curley MG, “Characterization of Warm Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency Ablation Lesions in the Chronically Infarcted Porcine Myocardium,” Heart Rhythm 2012; 9 (5) Supplement: Abstract PO04-165. 

 

 

Circulation 2007

 

Henz B, Okumura Y, Curley MG, Johnson SB, Packer DL (2007), “Feasibility of Long Ventricular Transmural Linear Lesions Created With a New Novel Saline Injection Needle Catheter: Utility for Ablating Scar Related VT,” Circulation;116:II, 489-II 490.

 

 

AHA Oral Abstract 2007

 

Feasibility of Long ventricular transmural linear lesions created with by a new novel saline injection needle catheter: Utility for Ablating Scar Related VT;  Benhur Davi Henz, MD, Yasuo Okumura, MD, Michael G. Curley, PhD, Susan B. Johnson, BS, Douglas L. Packer, MD

 

 

Heart Rhythm Society 2006

 

Okumura, Y, Kolasa, MW, Curley, MG, Johnson, SB, Packer, DL (2006), “Determinants of the Lesion Size Created using a Novel Saline-Injection Radiofrequency Ablation Catheter in the Canine Heart,” presented at the 2006 Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, Boston, MA, May.

 

Okumura, Y, Kolasa, MW, Curley, MG, Johnson, SB, Packer, DL (2006), “Myocardial Lesion Size Using a Novel Saline-Injection Radiofrequency Ablation Catheter: Implications from a Comparison of Endocardial and Epicardial Approaches,” presented at the 2006 Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, Boston, MA, May.

 

Kolasa, MW, Okumura, Y, Curley, MG, Johnson, SB, Packer, DL (2006), “Power and Infusate Temperature Dependence of Large, Full-thickness Lesion Creation in Ventricular Myocardium with a Novel, Saline-Injection Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation Catheter,” presented at the 2006 Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, Boston, MA, May.

 

Kolasa, MW, Okumura, Y, Curley, MG, Johnson, SB, Packer, DL (2006), “Utility of Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) as a Real-Time Predictor of Achieving Transmurality of Ventricular Ablative Lesions With a Large Lesion, Saline-Injection, Catheter-based Ablation System,” presented at the 2006 Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, Boston, MA, May.

 

 

Cardiostim Conference, Nice, France

 

Curley MG, Silver LP, Ni AC, Walsh JT, and Hamilton PS (2002), “First Ex Vivo Tests Of A New Method To Ablate Ventricular Tachycardia,” presented at the Cardiostim Conference, Nice, Fr.

 

 

Annual Congress, ASME,  Nov 2001

 

Curley MG and Hamilton PS (2001), “Use of saline injection to create large thermal lesions during radio frequency ablation therapy: 1. Finite Difference Model.” Annual Congress of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, New York, November 2001.

 

Silver LP, Hamilton PS, Ni AC, Aimi RM, and Curley MG (2001), “Use of saline injection to create large thermal lesions during radio frequency ablation therapy: 2. Experimental results.” Annual Congress of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, New York, November 2001.

 

 

Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Pacing and Electrophysiology, May 2001.

 

Silver LP, Hamilton PS, Ni AC, Aimi RM, and Curley MG (2001), “Large volume ventricular ablations made ex vivo with a saline-enhanced radio frequency catheter.” Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Pacing and Electrophysiology, Boston, May 2001. 

 

Curley, MG, (1999) “Application of saline enhanced radiofrequency therapy to the treatment of ventricular tachycardia,” Invited Clinical Tutorial, 20th Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Pacing and Electrophysiology.

 

 

19th Annual Conf. IEEE Engineering 1997

 

Curley, M.G., P.S. Hamilton, (1997), “Creation of Large Thermal Lesions in Liver using Saline-Enhanced RF Ablation,” 19th Annual Conf. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. pp. 2516-2519.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Use of the Thermedical Ablation System for the treatment of VT is investigational and is not approved for use or sale in any market.

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