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RCD 04-115 – HSR Study

RCD 04-115
Outcomes Among Veterans with Implantable Defibrillators
Paul D. Varosy, MD
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, Aurora, CO
Aurora, CO
Funding Period: September 2006 - August 2011



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Journal Articles

  1. Tseng ZH, Aouizerat BE, Pawlikowska L, Vittinghoff E, Lin F, Whiteman D, Poon A, Herrington D, Howard TD, Varosy PD, Hulley SB, Malloy M, Kane J, Kwok PY, Olgin JE. Common beta-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms are not associated with risk of sudden cardiac death in patients with coronary artery disease. Heart Rhythm. 2008 Jun 1; 5(6):814-21. [view]
  2. Pellegrini CN, Lee K, Olgin JE, Turakhia MP, Tseng ZH, Lee R, Badhwar N, Lee B, Varosy PD. Impact of advanced age on survival in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Europace : European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology : Journal of The Working Groups On Cardiac Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology of The European Society of Cardiology. 2008 Nov 1; 10(11):1296-301. [view]
  3. Turakhia MP, Varosy PD, Lee K, Tseng ZH, Lee R, Badhwar N, Scheinman M, Lee BK, Olgin JE. Impact of renal function on survival in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 2007 Mar 1; 30(3):377-84. [view]
  4. Schuller JL, Zipse M, Crawford T, Bogun F, Beshai J, Patel AR, Sweiss NJ, Nguyen DT, Aleong RG, Varosy PD, Weinberger HD, Sauer WH. Implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 2012 Sep 1; 23(9):925-9. [view]
  5. Castellanos JM, Smith LM, Varosy PD, Dehlendorf C, Marcus GM. Referring physicians' discordance with the primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillator guidelines: a national survey. Heart Rhythm. 2012 Jun 1; 9(6):874-81. [view]
  6. Marcus GM, Yang Y, Varosy PD, Ordovas K, Tseng ZH, Badhwar N, Lee BK, Lee RJ, Scheinman MM, Olgin JE. Regional left atrial voltage in patients with atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2007 Feb 1; 4(2):138-44. [view]
  7. Lee KW, Everett TH, Wilson EE, Guerra JM, Varosy PD, Olgin JE. Safety profiles and lesion size of different radiofrequency ablation technologies: a comparison of large tip, open and closed irrigation catheters. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 2009 Mar 1; 20(3):325-35. [view]
  8. Katz DF, Varosy PD, Nguyen DT, Schuller JL, Aleong RG, Heath RR, Sauer WH. The irregular tachycardia that was not atrial fibrillation. Archives of internal medicine. 2011 Dec 12; 171(22):1985-8. [view]
  9. Marcus GM, Cohen J, Varosy PD, Vessey J, Rose E, Massie BM, Chatterjee K, Waters D. The utility of gestures in patients with chest discomfort. The American journal of medicine. 2007 Jan 1; 120(1):83-9. [view]
  10. Yang Y, Saenz LC, Varosy PD, Badhwar N, Tan JH, Kilicaslan F, Keung EC, Natale A, Marrouche NF, Scheinman MM. Using the initial vector from surface electrocardiogram to distinguish the site of outflow tract tachycardia. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 2007 Jul 1; 30(7):891-8. [view]
  11. Matlock DD, Peterson PN, Wang Y, Curtis JP, Reynolds MR, Varosy PD, Masoudi FA. Variation in use of dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results from the national cardiovascular data registry. Archives of internal medicine. 2012 Apr 23; 172(8):634-41; discussion 641. [view]
Journal Other

  1. Peterson PN, Varosy PD. Observational comparative effectiveness research: comparative effectiveness and caveat emptor. [Editorial]. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes. 2012 Mar 1; 5(2):150-2. [view]
Conference Presentations

  1. Dewland TA, Pellegrini CN, Wang Y, Marcus GM, Varosy PD, Massie BM. Dual chamber ICD selection is associated with racial and socioeconomic disparities and increased complication rates among patients enrolled in the NCDR ICD Registry. Paper presented at: American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions; 2007 Nov 4; Orlando, FL. [view]
  2. Varosy PD. Outcomes among Veterans with Implantable Defibrillators (OVID). Paper presented at: Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions; 2007 May 9; Denver, CO. [view]

DRA: Cardiovascular Disease
DRE: Treatment - Observational
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms: none

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