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Research Output

2009

Fluvastatin reduces pulmonary vein spontaneous activity through nitric oxide pathway

Hu, Y. F., Chen, Y. C., Cheng, C. C., Higa, S., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Feb 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 2, p. 200-206 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Heterogeneous expression of potassium currents and pacemaker currents potentially regulates arrhythmogenesis of pulmonary vein cardiomyocytes

Chen, Y. C., Pan, N. H., Cheng, C. C., Higa, S., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 9, p. 1039-1045 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

HYpertonicity increases rabbit atrium and pulmonary vein arrhythmogenesis: A potential Contributor to the genesis of atrial fibrillation

Lee, S. H., Chen, Y. C., Cheng, C. C., Higa, S., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Apr 2009, In : Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. 36, 4, p. 419-424 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
20 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Aging dilates atrium and pulmonary veins: Implications for the genesis of atrial fibrillation

Pan, N. H., Tsao, H. M., Chang, N-C., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Jan 2008, In : Chest. 133, 1, p. 190-196 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics and outcome in patients receiving multiple (more than two) catheter ablation procedures for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Lo, L. W., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Chang, S. L., Wongcharoen, W., Hsieh, M. H., Tuan, T. C., Udyavar, A. R., Hu, Y. F., Chen, Y. J., Chiang, S. J., Tsao, H. M. & Chen, S. A., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 19, 2, p. 150-156 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Consistency of complex fractionated atrial electrograms during atrial fibrillation

Lin, Y. J., Tai, C. T., Kao, T., Chang, S. L., Wongcharoen, W., Lo, L. W., Tuan, T. C., Udyavar, A. R., Chen, Y. J., Higa, S., Ueng, K. C. & Chen, S. A., Mar 2008, In : Heart Rhythm. 5, 3, p. 406-412 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

106 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of K201, a novel antiarrhythmic drug on calcium handling and arrhythmogenic activity of pulmonary vein cardiomyocytes

Chen, Y. J., Chen, Y. C., Wongcharoen, W., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., Mar 2008, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 153, 5, p. 915-925 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Citations (Scopus)

Electrophysiological characteristics and catheter ablation in patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Chang, S. L., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Lo, L. W., Tuan, T. C., Udyavar, A. R., Tsao, H. M., Hsieh, M. H., Hu, Y. F., Chiang, S. J., Chen, Y. J., Wongcharoen, W., Ueng, K. C. & Chen, S. A., Apr 2008, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 19, 4, p. 367-373 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Endothelin-1 modulates the arrhythmogenic activity of pulmonary veins

Udyavar, A. R., Chen, Y. C., Chen, Y. J., Cheng, C. C., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 19, 3, p. 285-292 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Frequency analysis of the fibrillatory activity from surface ECG lead V1 and intracardiac recordings: Implications for mapping of AF

Hsu, N. W., Lin, Y. J., Tai, C. T., Kao, T., Chang, S. L., Wongcharoen, W., Lo, L. W., Udyavar, A. R., Hu, Y. F., Tso, H. W., Chen, Y. J., Higa, S. & Chen, S. A., Apr 2008, In : Europace. 10, 4, p. 438-443 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Impairment of the atrial substrates by chronic cigarette smoking in patients with atrial fibrillation

Tuan, T. C., Chang, S. L., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Hu, Y. F., Lo, L. W., Wongcharoen, W., Udyavar, A. R., Chiang, S. J., Chen, Y. J., Tsao, H. M., Ueng, K. C. & Chen, S. A., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 19, 3, p. 259-265 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Increased Ca2+ sparks and sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ stores potentially determine the spontaneous activity of pulmonary vein cardiomyocytes

Chang, S. H., Chen, Y. C., Chiang, S. J., Higa, S., Cheng, C. C., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Aug 15 2008, In : Life Sciences. 83, 7-8, p. 284-292 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Swelling activated chloride currents in the electrical activity of pulmonary vein cardiomyocytes

Lee, S. H., Chen, Y. C., Chen, S. Y., Lin, C. I., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Jan 2008, In : European Journal of Clinical Investigation. 38, 1, p. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The important role of pulmonary vein carina ablation as an adjunct to circumferential pulmonary vein isolation

Udyavar, A. R., Chang, S. L., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Lo, L. W., Tuan, T. C., Tsao, H. M., Hsieh, M. H., Hu, Y. F., Chiang, S. J., Chen, Y. J., Wongcharoen, W., Higa, S., Ueng, K. C. & Chen, S. A., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 19, 6, p. 593-598 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Aging increases pulmonary veins arrhythmogenesis and susceptibility to calcium regulation agents

Wongcharoen, W., Chen, Y. C., Chen, Y. J., Chen, S. Y., Yeh, H. I., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., Oct 2007, In : Heart Rhythm. 4, 10, p. 1338-1349 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)

Biatrial substrate properties in patients with atrial fibrillation

Chang, S. L., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Wongcharoen, W., Lo, L. W., Tuan, T. C., Udyavar, A. R., Chang, S. H., Tsao, H. M., Hsieh, M. H., Hu, Y. F., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Nov 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 11, p. 1134-1139 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 Citations (Scopus)

Calmodulin kinase II inhibition prevents arrhythmic activity induced by alpha and beta adrenergic agonists in rabbit pulmonary veins

Lo, L. W., Chen, Y. C., Chen, Y. J., Wongcharoen, W., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., Oct 1 2007, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 571, 2-3, p. 197-208 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of aging and ouabain on left atrial arrhythmogenicity

Wongcharoen, W., Chen, Y. C., Chen, Y. J., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., May 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 5, p. 526-531 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic Currents and Mechanisms of Ectopy from the Thoracic Veins

Chen, Y. J., Chen, Y. C., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., Dec 13 2007, Thoracic Vein Arrhythmias: Mechanisms and Treatment. wiley, p. 111-120 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mechanisms of recurrent atrial fibrillation: Comparisons between segmental ostial versus circumferential pulmonary vein isolation

Lo, L. W., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Chang, S. L., Wongcharoen, W., Hsieh, M. H., Tuan, T. C., Udyavar, A. R., Hu, Y. F., Chen, Y. J., Tsao, H. M. & Chen, S. A., Aug 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 8, p. 803-807 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanoelectrical feedback regulates the arrhythmogenic activity of pulmonary veins

Chang, S. L., Chen, Y. C., Chen, Y. J., Wangcharoen, W., Lee, S. H., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., Jan 2007, In : Heart. 93, 1, p. 82-88 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal electrogram voltage recording technique for detecting the acute ablative tissue injury in the human right atrium

Lin, Y. J., Tai, C. T., Lo, L. W., Udyavar, A. R., Chang, S. L., Wongcharoen, W., Tuan, T. C., Hu, Y. F., Chiang, S. J., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Jun 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 6, p. 617-622 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Progressive remodeling of the atrial substrate - A novel finding from consecutive voltage mapping in patients with recurrence of atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation

Lo, L. W., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Chang, S. L., Wongcharoen, W., Chang, S. H., Hsieh, M. H., Tuan, T. C., Udyavar, A. R., Chen, Y. J., Tsao, H. M. & Chen, S. A., Mar 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 3, p. 258-265 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Citations (Scopus)

The efficacy of inducibility and circumferential ablation with pulmonary vein isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Chang, S. L., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Wongcharoen, W., Lo, L. W., Tuan, T. C., Udyavar, A. R., Chang, S. H., Tsao, H. M., Hsieh, M. H., Hu, Y. F., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Jun 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 6, p. 607-611 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Citations (Scopus)

The electrophysiologic characteristics of atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia with eccentric retrograde activation

Ong, M. G. Y., Lee, P. C., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Hsieh, M. H., Chen, Y. J., Lee, K. T., Tsao, H. M., Kuo, J. Y., Chang, S. L. & Chen, S. A., Aug 9 2007, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 120, 1, p. 115-122 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

The results of radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia in children

Lee, P. C., Hwang, B., Chen, S. A., Tai, C. G. T., Chen, Y. J., Chiang, C. E. & Meng, C. C. L., May 2007, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 30, 5, p. 655-661 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

The Role of Left Atrial Muscular Bundles in Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

Chang, S. L., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Wongcharoen, W., Lo, L. W., Lee, K. T., Chang, S. H., Tuan, T. C., Chen, Y. J., Hsieh, M. H., Tsao, H. M., Wu, M. H., Sheu, M. H., Chang, C. Y. & Chen, S. A., Sep 4 2007, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 50, 10, p. 964-973 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Thoracic vein arrhythmias

Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., 2007, In : Circulation Journal. 71, SUPPL. A

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Tumor necrosis factor-α alters calcium handling and increases arrhythmogenesis of pulmonary vein cardiomyocytes

Lee, S. H., Chen, Y. C., Chen, Y. J., Chang, S. L., Tai, C. T., Wongcharoen, W., Yeh, H. I., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., Apr 17 2007, In : Life Sciences. 80, 19, p. 1806-1815 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Anatomic characteristics of the left atrial isthmus in patients with atrial fibrillation: Lessons from computed tomographic images

Chiang, S. J., Tsao, H. M., Wu, M. H., Tai, C. T., Chang, S. L., Wongcharoen, W., Lin, Y. J., Lo, L. W., Chen, Y. J., Sheu, M. H., Chang, C. Y. & Chen, S. A., Dec 2006, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 17, 12, p. 1274-1278 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Angiotensin II and angiotensin II receptor blocker modulate the arrhythmogenic activity of pulmonary veins

Chen, Y. J., Chen, Y. C., Tai, C. T., Yeh, H. I., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., Jan 2006, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 147, 1, p. 12-22 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of a Na+/Ca2+ exchanger inhibitor on pulmonary vein electrical activity and ouabain-induced arrhythmogenicity

Wongcharoen, W., Chen, Y. C., Chen, Y. J., Chang, C. M., Yeh, H. I., Lin, C. I. & Chen, S. A., Jun 1 2006, In : Cardiovascular Research. 70, 3, p. 497-508 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Citations (Scopus)

Electrophysiologic characteristics and radiofrequency catheter ablation in children with wolff-parkinson-white syndrome

Lee, P. C., Hwang, B., Chen, Y. J., Tai, C. T., Chen, S. A. & Chiang, C. E., May 2006, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 29, 5, p. 490-495 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Electrophysiology of pulmonary veins

Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Feb 2006, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 17, 2, p. 220-224 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Citations (Scopus)

Morphologic characteristics of the left atrial appendage, roof, and septum: Implications for the ablation of atrial fibrillation

Wongcharoen, W., Tsao, H. M., Wu, M. H., Tai, C. T., Chang, S. L., Lin, Y. J., Lo, L. W., Chen, Y. J., Sheu, M. H., Chang, C. Y. & Chen, S. A., Sep 2006, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 17, 9, p. 951-956 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Citations (Scopus)

Substrate Mapping to Detect Abnormal Atrial Endocardium With Slow Conduction in Patients With Atypical Right Atrial Flutter

Huang, J. L., Tai, C. T., Lin, Y. J., Huang, B. H., Lee, K. T., Higa, S., Yuniadi, Y., Chen, Y. J., Chang, S. L., Lo, L. W., Wongcharoen, W., Ting, C. T. & Chen, S. A., Aug 1 2006, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 48, 3, p. 492-498 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

The electrophysiological characteristics in patients with ventricular stimulation inducible fast-slow form atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia

Lee, P. C., Hwang, B., Tai, C. T., Hsieh, M. H., Chen, Y. J., Chiang, C. E. & Chen, S. A., Oct 2006, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 29, 10, p. 1105-1111 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation versus atrioventricular junction ablation plus pacing therapy for elderly patients with medically refractory paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Hsieh, M. H., Tai, C. T., Lee, S. H., Tsao, H. M., Lin, Y. K., Huang, J. L., Chan, P., Chen, Y. J., Kuo, J. Y., Tuan, T. C., Hsu, T. L., Kong, C. W., Chang, S. L. & Chen, S. A., May 2005, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 16, 5, p. 457-461 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Citations (Scopus)

Electrical remodeling of the canine superior vena cava after chronic rapid atrial pacing

Lee, S. H., Chen, Y. J., Tai, C. T., Yeh, H. I., Cheng, J. J., Hung, C. R. & Chen, S. A., Jan 2005, In : Basic Research in Cardiology. 100, 1, p. 14-21 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Electrocardiographic and electrophysiologic characteristics of midseptal accessory pathways

Chang, S. L., Lee, S. H., Tai, C. T., Chiang, C. E., Cheng, J. J., Lin, Y. J., Hsieh, M. H., Lee, K. T., Tsao, H. M., Kuo, J. Y., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, S. A., Mar 2005, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 16, 3, p. 237-243 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Electrophysiological characteristics of junctional rhythm during ablation of the slow pathway in different types of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia

Lee, S. H., Tai, C. T., Lee, P. C., Chiang, C. E., Cheng, J. J., Ueng, K. C., Chen, Y. J., Hsieh, M. H., Tsai, C. F., Chiou, C. W., Yu, W. C., Kuo, J. Y., Tsao, H. M., Lee, K. T. & Chen, S. A., Feb 2005, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 28, 2, p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Long driving time is associated with haematological markers of increased cardiovascular risk in taxi drivers

Chen, J. C., Chen, Y. J., Chang, W. P. & Christiani, D. C., Dec 2005, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 62, 12, p. 890-894 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Morphology of the thoracic veins and left atrium in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation initiated by superior caval vein ectopy

Huang, B. H., Wu, M. H., Tsao, H. M., Tai, C. T., Lee, K. T., Lin, Y. J., Hsieh, M. H., Lee, S. H., Chen, Y. J., Kuo, J. Y. & Chen, S. A., Apr 2005, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 16, 4, p. 411-417 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of non-pulmonary vein ectopic beats initiating paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: Implication for catheter ablation

Lee, S. H., Tai, C. T., Hsieh, M. H., Tsao, H. M., Lin, Y. J., Chang, S. L., Huang, J. L., Lee, K. T., Chen, Y. J., Cheng, J. J. & Chen, S. A., Sep 20 2005, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 46, 6, p. 1054-1059 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

146 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Adult giant coronary artery aneurysm - A case report and literature review

Hao, W. R., Chen, F. C., Kao, P. F., Hsieh, M. H., Chen, Y. J. & Chan, P., Sep 2004, In : Acta Cardiologica Sinica. 20, 3, p. 187-190 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Double atrial potentials recorded in the coronary sinus in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome: A possible mechanism of induced atrial fibrillation

Hsieh, M. H., Tai, C. T., Chiang, C. E., Tsai, C. F., Chen, Y. J., Chan, P., Kuo, Y. C., Lee, S. H., Ueng, K. C. & Chen, S. A., Oct 2004, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 11, 2, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of ethanol on the electrophysiological characteristics of pulmonary vein cardiomyocytes

Chen, Y. C., Chen, S. A., Chen, Y. J., Tai, C. T., Chan, P. & Lin, C. I., Jan 12 2004, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 483, 2-3, p. 215-222 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

T-type calcium current in electrical activity of cardiomyocytes isolated from rabbit pulmonary vein

Chen, Y. C., Chen, S. A., Chen, Y. J., Tai, C. T., Chan, P. & Lin, C. I., May 2004, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 15, 5, p. 567-571 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)