New diagnostic imaging techniques

Title

New diagnostic imaging techniques

Coordinating Investigator

Prof. Patrick Schauerte, Aachen, Germany

Overall Responsibility

Kompetenznetz Vorhofflimmern - Competence Network on Atrial Fibrillation

Current Staus

completed

Funding:

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Publications

Gemein C, Schauerte P, Hatam N, Rana OR, Saygili E, Meyer C, Eickholt C, Schmid M, Knackstedt C, Zarse M, Mischke K. Targeting of cardiac autonomic plexus for modulation of intracardiac neural tone. Europace. 2009; 11(8):1090-6.

Saygili E, Rana OR, Meyer C, Gemein C, Andrzejewski MG, Ludwig A, Weber C, Schotten U, Krüttgen A, Weis J, Schwinger RH, Mischke K, Rassaf T, Kelm M, Schauerte P. The angiotensin-calcineurin-NFAT pathway mediates stretch-induced up-regulation of matrix metalloproteinases-2/-9 in atrial myocytes. Basic Res Cardiol. 2009; 104(4):435-48.

Knackstedt C, Schauerte P, Kirchhof P. Electro-anatomic mapping systems in arrhythmias. Europace. 2008 Nov;10 Suppl 3:iii28-34.

Knackstedt C, Franke A, Mischke K, Zarse M, Gramley F, Schimpf T, Plisiene J, Muehlenbruch G, Spuentrup E, Ernst S, Willems S, Kirchhof P, Schauerte P. Semi- automated 3-dimensional intracardiac echocardiography: Development and initial clinical experience of a new system to guide ablation procedures. Heart Rhythm. 2006;3:1453-9