Publications

  1. Nelson JA, Espinosa R, Michelena H, Rehfeldt K. Acute Severe Functional Mitral Regurgitation After Non-Mitral Valve Cardiac Surgery-Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony as a Potential Mechanism. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Aug 24 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Phillips KA, Ponamgi S, Mundell B, Krushelnytskyy M, Li Z, Rea R, Deshmukh A, McLeod C, Espinosa RE, Osborn M, Friedman PA, Mulpuru SK, Cha YM, Neutzling LB, Munger T, Kancharla K, Asirvatham SJ. Clinical implications of elective replacement indicator setting changes in patients with dual-chamber pacemaker devices. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2020 Jul 16 Epub 2020 July 16
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  3. Miranda WR, Newman DB, Sinak LJ, Espinosa RE, Anavekar NS, Goel K, Oh JK. Pre- and post-pericardiocentesis echo-Doppler features of effusive-constrictive pericarditis compared with cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Mar 1; 20 (3):298-306
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  4. Kancharla K, Acker NG, Li Z, Samineni S, Cai C, Espinosa RE, Osborn M, Mulpuru SK, Asirvatham SJ, Friedman PA, Cha YM. Efficacy and Safety of Transvenous Lead Extraction in the Device Laboratory and Operating Room Guided by a Novel Risk Stratification Scheme. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 Feb; 5 (2):174-182
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  5. Lee JZ, Agasthi P, Pasha AK, Tarin C, Tseng AS, Diehl NN, Hodge DO, DeSimone CV, Killu AM, Brady PA, Kancharla K, Kusumoto FM, Srivathsan K, Osborn MJ, Espinosa RE, Rea RF, Madhavan M, McLeod CJ, Shen WK, Cha YM, Friedman PA, Asirvatham SJ, Mulpuru SK. Stroke in patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic device infection undergoing transvenous lead removal. Heart Rhythm. 2018 Nov; 15 (11):1593-1600
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  6. Dai M, Joyce DL, Blackmon S, Friedman MPHPA, Espinosa R, Osborn MJ, Huang C, Cha YM. Outcomes of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for transvenous lead extraction. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2018 Jul; 29 (7):1032-1037 Epub 2018 June 14
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  7. Schleifer JW, Pislaru SV, Lin G, Powell BD, Espinosa R, Koestler C, Thome T, Polk L, Li Z, Asirvatham SJ, Cha YM. Effect of ventricular pacing lead position on tricuspid regurgitation: A randomized prospective trial. Heart Rhythm. 2018 Jul; 15 (7):1009-1016 Epub 2018 Mar 01
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  8. Bogush N, Espinosa RE, Cannon BC, Wackel PL, Okamura H, Friedman PA, McLeod CJ. Erratum to "Selecting the right defibrillator in the younger patient: Transvenous, epicardial or subcutaneous?" [Int. J. Cardiol. 250 (2018) 133-138]. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 15; 261:241 Epub 2018 Mar 09
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  9. Yang M, Li X, Liang J, Asirvatham SJ, Espinosa R, Li Y, Friedman PA, Cha YM. Outcomes of cardiac resynchronization therapy using left ventricular quadripolar leads. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 May 25 [Epub ahead of print]
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  10. Kim KH, Miranda WR, Sinak LJ, Syed FF, Melduni RM, Espinosa RE, Kane GC, Oh JK. Effusive-Constrictive Pericarditis After Pericardiocentesis: Incidence, Associated Findings, and Natural History. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Apr; 11 (4):534-541 Epub 2017 Oct 05
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  11. Bogush N, Espinosa RE, Cannon BC, Wackel PL, Okamura H, Friedman PA, McLeod CJ. Selecting the right defibrillator in the younger patient: Transvenous, epicardial or subcutaneous? Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 1; 250:133-138 Epub 2017 Oct 13
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  12. Tan EM, Nagpal A, DeSimone DC, Anderson B, Linderbaum J, De Ziel T, Li Z, Sohail MR, Cha YM, Loomis E, Espinosa R, Friedman PA, Greason K, Schiller H, Virk A, Wilson WR, Steckelberg JM, Baddour LM. Impacts of a care process model and inpatient electrophysiology service on cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections: a preliminary evaluation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2017 Oct; 50 (1):117-124 Epub 2017 Aug 26
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  13. Witt CM, Lenz CJ, Shih HH, Ebrille E, Rosenbaum AN, van Zyl M, Aung H, Manocha KK, Deshmukh AJ, Hodge DO, Mulpuru SK, Cha YM, Espinosa RE, Asirvatham SJ, Mcleod CJ. Right ventricular pacemaker lead position is associated with differences in long-term outcomes and complications. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2017 Aug; 28 (8):924-930 Epub 2017 June 21
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  14. Witt CM, Lenz CJ, Shih HH, Ebrille E, Rosenbaum AN, Aung H, van Zyl M, Manocha KK, Deshmukh AJ, Hodge DO, Mulpuru SK, Cha YM, Espinosa RE, Asirvatham SJ, McLeod CJ. Right atrial lead fixation type and lead position are associated with significant variation in complications. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2016 Dec; 47 (3):313-319 Epub 2016 Sept 09
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  15. Okamura H, Friedman PA, Inoue Y, Noda T, Aiba T, Yasuda S, Ogawa H, Kamakura S, Kusano K, Espinosa RE. Single-Coil Defibrillator Leads Yield Satisfactory Defibrillation Safety Margin in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Circ J. 2016 Sep 23; 80: (10)2199-203.
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  16. Aung H, Espinosa RE, Powell BD, McLeod CJ. Entrapment of a Pacing Lead within a Chiari Network: Utility of Intracardiac Echo and a Laser Sheath. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Jun; 39: (6)620-2.
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  17. Fu HX, Huang XM, Zhong LI, Osborn MJ, Asirvatham SJ, Espinosa RE, Brady PA, Lee HC, Greason KL, Baddour LM, Sohail RM, Acker NG, Hodge DO, Friedman PA, Cha YM. Outcomes and Complications of Lead Removal: Can We Establish a Risk Stratification Schema for a Collaborative and Effective Approach? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Dec; 38 (12):1439-47 Epub 2015 Sept 22
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  18. Jain S, Thongprayoon C, Espinosa RE, Hayes SN, Klarich KW, Cooper LT, Moder KG, Anavekar NS, Oh JK, Matteson EL. Effectiveness and Safety of Anakinra for Management of Refractory Pericarditis. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Oct 15; 116: (8)1277-9.
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  19. Grupper A, Killu AM, Friedman PA, Abu Sham'a, Buber J, Kuperstein R, Rozen G, Asirvatham SJ, Espinosa RE, Luria D, Webster TL, Brooke KL, Hodge DO, Wiste HJ, Cha YM, Glikson M. Effects of tricuspid valve regurgitation on outcome in patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Mar 15; 115: (6)783-9.
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  20. Sheldon SH, Bunch TJ, Cogert GA, Acker NG, Dalzell CM, Higgins JV, Espinosa RE, Asirvatham SJ, Cha YM, Felmlee JP, Watson RE Jr, Anderson JL, Brooks MH, Osborn JS, Friedman PA. Multicenter study of the safety and effects of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with coronary sinus left ventricular pacing leads. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Feb; 12: (2)345-9.
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  21. Higgins JV, Gard JJ, Sheldon SH, Espinosa RE, Wood CP, Felmlee JP, Cha YM, Asirvatham SJ, Dalzell C, Acker N, Watson RE Jr, Friedman PA. Safety and outcomes of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with abandoned pacemaker and defibrillator leads. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2014 Oct; 37 (10):1284-90 Epub 2014 May 09
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  22. Killu AM, Grupper A, Friedman PA, Powell BD, Asirvatham SJ, Espinosa RE, Luria D, Rozen G, Buber J, Lee YH, Webster T, Brooke KL, Hodge DO, Wiste HJ, Glikson M, Cha YM. Predictors and outcomes of "super-response" to cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Card Fail. 2014 Jun; 20(6):379-86. Epub 2014 Mar 12.
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  23. Welch TD, Ling LH, Espinosa RE, Anavekar NS, Wiste HJ, Lahr BD, Schaff HV, Oh JK. Echocardiographic diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis: Mayo Clinic criteria. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 May; 7: (3)526-34.
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  24. Khandaker MH, Schaff HV, Greason KL, Anavekar NS, Espinosa RE, Hayes SN, Nishimura RA, Oh JK. Pericardiectomy vs medical management in patients with relapsing pericarditis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Nov; 87 (11):1062-70
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  25. Wang CL, Powell BD, Redfield MM, Miyazaki C, Fine NM, Olson LJ, Cha YM, Espinosa RE, Hayes DL, Hodge DO, Lin G, Friedman PA, Oh JK. Left ventricular discoordination index measured by speckle tracking strain rate imaging predicts reverse remodelling and survival after cardiac resynchronization therapy. Eur J Heart Fail. 2012 May; 14(5):517-25. Epub 2012 Mar 12.
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  26. Eleid MF, Blauwet LA, Cha YM, Connolly HM, Brady PA, Dearani JA, Espinosa RE. Bioprosthetic tricuspid valve regurgitation associated with pacemaker or defibrillator lead implantation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb 28; 59(9):813-8.
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  27. Suri RM, Okoh AK, Espinosa RE, Breen JF, Rehfeldt KH, Nishimura RA. Left main coronary artery to biatrial fistula associated with severe functional mitral valve regurgitation. Circulation. 2011 Nov 29; 124(22):2456-7.
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  28. Feng D, Glockner J, Kim K, Martinez M, Syed IS, Araoz P, Breen J, Espinosa RE, Sundt T, Schaff HV, Oh JK. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging pericardial late gadolinium enhancement and elevated inflammatory markers can predict the reversibility of constrictive pericarditis after antiinflammatory medical therapy: a pilot study. Circulation. 2011 Oct 25; 124(17):1830-7. Epub 2011 Oct 03.
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  29. Veress G, Ling LH, Kim KH, Dal-Bianco JP, Schaff HV, Espinosa RE, Melduni RM, Tajik JA, Sundt TM 3rd, Oh JK. Mitral and tricuspid annular velocities before and after pericardiectomy in patients with constrictive pericarditis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Jul; 4: (4)399-407.
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  30. Morris MF, Williamson EE, Topilsky Y, Espinosa RE, Cetta F, Burkhart HM, Enriquez-Sarano M, Suri RM, Michelena HI. Multi-imaging assessment of the congenital mitral arcade. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 May 3; 57(18):1856.
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  31. Dendy KF, Powell BD, Cha YM, Espinosa RE, Friedman PA, Rea RF, Hayes DL, Redfield MM, Asirvatham SJ. Anodal stimulation: an underrecognized cause of nonresponders to cardiac resynchronization therapy. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2011 May 1; 11 (3):64-72 Epub 2011 May 01
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  32. McLeod CJ, Sinak Lawrence J, Espinosa RE, Friedman PA. Pre-emptive Pericardial Access in Anticipation of Perforated Lead Extraction. J of Innov in Cardiac Rhythm Management. 2011; 2:521-523.
  33. Miyazaki C, Redfield MM, Powell BD, Lin GM, Herges RM, Hodge DO, Olson LJ, Hayes DL, Espinosa RE, Rea RF, Bruce CJ, Nelson SM, Miller FA, Oh JK. Dyssynchrony indices to predict response to cardiac resynchronization therapy: a comprehensive prospective single-center study. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Sep; 3: (5)565-73.
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  34. Khandaker MH, Espinosa RE, Nishimura RA, Sinak LJ, Hayes SN, Melduni RM, Oh JK. Pericardial disease: diagnosis and management. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Jun; 85 (6):572-93
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  35. Sagar S, Shen WK, Asirvatham SJ, Cha YM, Espinosa RE, Friedman PA, Hodge DO, Munger TM, Porter CB, Rea RF, Hayes DL, Jahangir A. Effect of long-term right ventricular pacing in young adults with structurally normal heart. Circulation. 2010 Apr 20; 121: (15)1698-705.
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  36. Bellavia D, Pellikka PA, Abraham TP, Al-Zahrani GB, Dispenzieri A, Oh JK, Espinosa RE, Scott CG, Miyazaki C, Miller FA. 'Hypersynchronisation' by tissue velocity imaging in patients with cardiac amyloidosis. Heart. 2009 Mar; 95: (3)234-40.
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  37. Yuasa T, Miyazaki C, Oh JK, Espinosa RE, Bruce CJ. Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on the Doppler Tei index. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2009 Mar; 22: (3)253-60.
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  38. Miyazaki C, Lin G, Powell BD, Espinosa RE, Bruce CJ, Miller FA Jr, Karon BL, Rea RF, Hayes DL, Oh JK. Strain dyssynchrony index correlates with improvement in left ventricular volume after cardiac resynchronization therapy better than tissue velocity dyssynchrony indexes. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2008 Jul; 1: (1)14-22.
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  39. Miyazaki C, Powell BD, Bruce CJ, Espinosa RE, Redfield MM, Miller FA, Hayes DL, Cha YM, Oh JK. Comparison of echocardiographic dyssynchrony assessment by tissue velocity and strain imaging in subjects with or without systolic dysfunction and with or without left bundle-branch block. Circulation. 2008 May 20; 117(20):2617-25. Epub 2008 May 12.
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  40. Sagar S, Jahangir A, Espinosa RE, Louwagie CR, Olson LJ. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Cardiac resynchronization by restoration of native ventricular activation: reversal of iatrogenic mitral regurgitation and heart failure. Circulation. 2008 Apr 22; 117: (16)2160-1.
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  41. El Yaman MM, Ammash NM, Espinosa RE, Menon SC, Cetta F. Successful transcatheter closure of an aorto-left atrial fistula. Congenit Heart Dis. 2007 Nov-Dec; 2(6):446-50.
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  42. Cha YM, Rea RF, Wang M, Shen WK, Asirvatham SJ, Friedman PA, Munger TM, Espinosa RE, Hodge DO, Hayes DL, Redfield MM. Response to cardiac resynchronization therapy predicts survival in heart failure: a single-center experience. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Sep; 18(10):1015-9. Epub 2007 Aug 16.
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  43. Junna M, Lin CC, Espinosa RE, Rabinstein AA. Successful intravenous thrombolysis in ischemic stroke caused by infective endocarditis. Neurocrit Care. 2007; 6 (2):117-20
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  44. Mahapatra S, Bybee KA, Bunch TJ, Espinosa RE, Sinak LJ, McGoon MD, Hayes DL. Incidence and predictors of cardiac perforation after permanent pacemaker placement. Heart Rhythm. 2005 Sep; 2: (9)907-11.
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  45. Boes CJ, Mulder D, Millikan C, Windebank AJ, Dyck PJ, Dyck PJ, Espinosa R. History of standard scoring, notation, and summation of neuromuscular signs. A current survey and recommendation. J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2005 Jun; 10 (2):158-73
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  46. Sharma S, Tleyjeh IM, Espinosa RE, Costello BA, Baddour LM. Pacemaker infection due to Mycobacterium fortuitum. Scand J Infect Dis. 2005; 37(1):66-7.
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  47. Pritchett AM, Morrison JF, Edwards WD, Schaff HV, Connolly HM, Espinosa RE. Valvular heart disease in patients taking pergolide. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Dec; 77: (12)1280-6.
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  48. Kelly AM, Porter CJ, McGoon MD, Espinosa RE, Osborn MJ, Hayes DL. Breath-holding spells associated with significant bradycardia: successful treatment with permanent pacemaker implantation. Pediatrics. 2001 Sep; 108 (3):698-702
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  49. Lloyd MA, Hayes DL, Holmes DR Jr, Holmes DR Jr, Stanson AW, Espinosa RE, Osborn MJ, McGoon MD. Extraction of the Telectronics Accufix 330-801 atrial lead: the Mayo Clinic experience. Mayo Clin Proc. 1996 Mar; 71 (3):230-4
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  50. Lloyd MA, Hayes DL, Holmes DR Jr, Osborn MJ, Stanson AW, Espinosa RE. The Telectronics 330-801 Accufix (tm) atrial lead: Extraction experience and complications. European J Cardiac Pacing Electrophysiology. 1996; 6:80-4.
  51. Glikson M, Espinosa RE, Hayes DL. Expanding indications for permanent pacemakers. Ann Intern Med. 1995 Sep 15; 123 (6):443-51
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  52. Stanton MS, Hayes DL, Munger TM, Trusty JM, Espinosa RE, Shen WK, Osborn MJ, Packer DL, Hammill SC. Consistent subcutaneous prepectoral implantation of a new implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Mayo Clin Proc. 1994 Apr; 69 (4):309-14
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  53. Porter CJ, McGoon MD, Espinosa RE, Osborn MJ, Hayes DL. Apparent breath-holding spells associated with life-threatening bradycardia treated by permanent pacing. Ped Cardiol. 1994; 15:260.
  54. Espinosa RE, Hayes DL, Vlietstra RE, Osborn MJ, McGoon MD. The Dotter retriever and pigtail catheter: efficacy in extraction of chronic transvenous pacemaker leads. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1993 Dec; 16 (12):2337-42
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  55. Espinosa RE, Edwards WD, Rosenow EC 3rd, Schaff HV. Idiopathic pulmonary hilar fibrosis: an unusual cause of pulmonary hypertension. Mayo Clin Proc. 1993 Aug; 68 (8):778-82
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  56. Espinosa RE, Keller MJ, Yusufi AN, Dousa TP. Effect of thyroxine administration on phosphate transport across renal cortical brush border membrane. Am J Physiol. 1984 Feb; 246(2 Pt 2):F133-9.
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  57. Espinosa RE, Vlietstra RE, Mann RJ. J. B. A. Chauveau, E. J. Marey, and their resolution of the apex beat controversy through intracardiac pressure recordings. Mayo Clin Proc. 1983 Mar; 58(3):197-202.
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