Professor David Ross

Clinical Professor
Medicine, Westmead Clinical School

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Selected grants

2008

  • Circumvenous ablation for treatment of atrial fibrillation; Thomas S, Ross D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Zaman, S., Narayan, A., Thiagalingam, A., Sivagangabalan, G., Thomas, S., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2014). Long-Term Arrhythmia-Free Survival in Patients with Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction and No Inducible Ventricular Tachycardia Post Myocardial Infarction. Circulation, 129(8), 848-854. [More Information]
  • Trivedi, S., Lim, T., Barry, M., Byth Wilson, K., Ross, D., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2013). Clinical evaluation of a new technique to monitor return electrode skin temperature during radiofrequency ablation. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology, 36(3), 307-314. [More Information]
  • Hsieh, C., Chia, E., Huang, K., Lu, J., Barry, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Ross, D., Thomas, S., Kovoor, P. (2013). Evolution of Ventricular Tachycardia and Its Electrophysiological Substrate Early After Myocardial Infarction: An Ovine Model. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 6(5), 1010-1017. [More Information]
  • Chik, W., Barry, M., Thavapalachandran, S., Midekin, C., Pouliopoulos, J., Lim, T., Sivagangabalan, G., Thomas, S., Ross, D., McEwan, A., Kovoor, P., Thiagalingam, A. (2013). High Spatial Resolution Thermal Mapping of Radiofrequency Ablation Lesions Using a Novel Thermochromic Liquid Crystal Myocardial Phantom. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 24(11), 1278-1286. [More Information]
  • Hsieh, C., Chia, E., Huang, K., Lu, J., Barry, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Ross, D., Thomas, S., Kovoor, P. (2013). Primary Radiofrequency Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia Early after Myocardial Infarction: Evaluation in an Ovine Model. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 6(6), 1215-1221. [More Information]
  • Zaman, S., Kumar, S., Sulllivan, J., Narayan, A., Thiagalingam, A., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2013). Significance of Inducible Very Fast Ventricular Tachycardia (Cycle Length 200-230ms) after Early Reperfusion for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 6(5), 884-890. [More Information]
  • Chik, W., Barry, M., Malchano, Z., Wylie, B., Pouliopoulos, J., Huang, K., Lu, J., Thavapalachandrian, S., Robinson, D., Saadat, V., Thomas, S., Ross, D., Kovoor, P., Thiagalingam, A. (2012). In Vivo Evaluation of Virtual Electrode Mapping and Ablation Utilizing a Direct Endocardial Visualization Ablation Catheter. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 23(1), 88-95. [More Information]
  • Zaman, S., Kumar, S., Narayan, A., Sivagangabalan, G., Thiagalingam, A., Ross, D., Thomas, S., Kovoor, P. (2012). Induction of ventricular tachycardia with the fourth extrastimulus and its relationship to risk of arrhythmic events in patients with post-myocardial infarct left ventricular dysfunction. Europace, 14(12), 1771-1777. [More Information]
  • Lim, T., Koay, C., See, V., McCall, R., Chik, W., Zecchin, R., Byth Wilson, K., Seow, S., Thomas, L., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2012). Single-Ring Posterior Left Atrial (Box) Isolation Results in a Different Mode of Recurrence Compared to Wide Antral Pulmonary Vein Isolation on Long-Term Follow-Up: Longer Atrial Fibrillation-Free Survival Time but Similar Survival Time Free of Any Atrial Arrhythmia. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 5(5), 968-977. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Leung, D., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2011). Atrial dilation and altered function are mediated by age and diastolic function but not before the eighth decade. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 4(3), 234-242. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Semsarian, C., Ross, D., Marwick, T., Thomas, L. (2011). Comparison of Left Atrial Phasic Function in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Versus Systemic Hypertension Using Strain Rate Imaging. The American Journal of Cardiology, 107(2), 290-296. [More Information]
  • Sivagangabalan, G., Barry, M., Huang, K., Lu, J., Pouliopoulos, J., Thomas, S., Ross, D., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2010). Bipolar ablation of the interventricular septum is more efficient at creating a transmural line than sequential unipolar ablation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 33(1), 16-26. [More Information]
  • Hsieh, C., Thomas, S., Ross, D. (2010). Direct Transthoracic Access to the Left Ventricle for Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 3(2), 178-185. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Semsarian, C., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2010). Left Atrial Phasic Volumes Are Modulated by the Type Rather Than the Extent of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 23(5), 538-544. [More Information]
  • Lim, T., Wu, G., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2010). P-wave Measurements and Electrical Reconnection of the Posterior Left Atrium after Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 33(11), 1324-1334. [More Information]
  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2009). Differential recovery of regional atrial contraction after restoration of sinus rhythm after intraoperative linear radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 103(4), 528-534. [More Information]
  • Sivagangabalan, G., Ong, A., Narayan, A., Sadick, N., Hansen, P., Nelson, G., Flynn, M., Ross, D., Boyages, S., Kovoor, P. (2009). Effect of Prehospital Triage on Revascularization Times, Left Ventricular Function, and Survival in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. The American Journal of Cardiology, 103(7), 907-912. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2009). Impact of mild hypertension on left atrial size and function. Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, 2(2), 93-99. [More Information]
  • Zaman, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Narayan, A., Thiagalingam, A., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2009). Outcomes of early risk stratification and targeted implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation after st-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Circulation, 120(3), 194-200. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Boyd, A., Ross, D., Marwick, T., Thomas, L. (2009). Strain rate evaluation of phasic atrial function in hypertension. E-Heart, 95(14), 1184-1191. [More Information]
  • Pouliopoulos, J., Thiagalingam, A., Eipper, V., Campbell, C., Ross, D., KOVOOR, P. (2009). Transmural mapping of myocardial refractoriness and endocardial dispersion of repolarization in an ovine model of chronic myocardial infarction. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 32(7), 851-861. [More Information]
  • Lim, T., Koay, C., McCall, R., See, V., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2008). Atrial arrhythmias after single ring isolation of the posterior left atrium and pulmonary veins for atrial fibrillation: mechanisms and management. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 1(2), 120-126.
  • Geevasinga, N., Morris, J., Ross, D. (2008). Carotid stenting and cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 15(3), 301-305. [More Information]
  • Sivagangabalan, G., Pouliopoulos, J., Huang, K., Lu, J., Barry, M., Thiagalingam, A., Ross, D., Thomas, S., Kovoor, P. (2008). Comparison of electroanatomic contact and noncontact mapping of ventricular scar in a postinfarct ovine model with intramural needle electrode recording and histological validation. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 1(5), 363-369. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2008). Evaluation of Left Atrial Size on Transoesophageal Echocardiography: What is the Best Measure? Heart, Lung and Circulation, 17, 100-106. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Veltman, M., Levett, K., Hoy, M., Ross, D. (2008). Transoesophageal echocardiography and cardioversion: feasibility of a combined approach in clinical practice. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 17(3), 211-214. [More Information]
  • Arora, S., Lang, I., Nayyar, V., Stachowski, E., Ross, D. (2007). Atrial fibrillation in a tertiary care multidisciplinary intensive care unit--incidence and risk factors. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 35(5), 707-713. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Eipper, V., Dewsnap, B., Ross, D. (2007). Comparison of unipolar versus bipolar ablation and single electrode control versus simultaneous multielectrode temperature control. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology, 19(2), 85-93. [More Information]
  • Denniss, A., Richards, D., Ross, D. (2007). Editorial. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 139. [More Information]
  • Seow, S., Lim, T., Koay, C., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2007). Efficacy and late recurrences with wide electrical pulmonary vein isolation for persistent and permanent atrial fibrillation. Europace, 9(12), 1129-1133. [More Information]
  • Thomas, S., Lim, T., McCall, R., Ross, D. (2007). Electrical isolation of the posterior left atrial wall and pulmonary veins for atrial fibrillation: feasibility of and rationale for a single-ring approach. Heart Rhythm, 4(6), 722-730. [More Information]
  • Davidson, N., Cooper, M., Ross, D. (2007). Radiofrequency ablation of a posteroseptal accessory pathway associated with two diverticula of the coronary sinus. Circulation, 104, 240-241.
  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2007). Segmental atrial contraction in patients restored to sinus rhythm after cardioversion for chronic atrial fibrillation: A colour Doppler tissue imaging study. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(online), 12-17. [More Information]
  • McCall, R., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2007). Structural Changes Following Linear Ablation in the Left Atrium for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 18, 1003. [More Information]
  • Ross, D. (2007). Surgery and ablative therapy for ventricular tachycardia. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 214-221. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Mikhail, M., Eipper, V., Dewsnap, B., Ross, D. (2006). Change in size of lesions over 3 weeks after radiofrequency ablation of left ventricle. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 17(4), 411-414. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Byth Wilson, K., Dewsnap, B., Eipper, V., Yung, T., Uther, J., Ross, D. (2006). Comparison of radiofrequency ablation in normal versus scarred myocardium. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 17(1), 80-86. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Smyth, C., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2006). Fibroblasts modulate cardiomyocyte excitability: implications for cardiac gene therapy. Gene Therapy (Basingstoke), 13(22), 1611-1615. [More Information]
  • Lim, T., Jassal, I., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2006). Medium-term efficacy of segmental ostial pulmonary vein isolation for the treatment of permanent and persistent atrial fibrillation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 29(4), 374-37. [More Information]
  • Sacher, F., Monahan, K., Thomas, S., Davidson, N., Adragao, P., Sanders, P., Hocini, M., Takahashi, Y., Rotter, M., Rostock, T., Ross, D., et al (2006). Phrenic nerve injury after atrial fibrillation catheter ablation: characterization and outcome in a multicenter study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 47(12), 2498-2503. [More Information]
  • Thyer, I., KOVOOR, P., Barry, M., Pouliopoulos, J., ROSS, D., Thiagalingam, A. (2006). Protection of the Coronary Arteries During Epicardial Radiofrequency Ablation with Intracoronary Chilled Saline Irrigation: Assessment in an In Vitro Model. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 17(5), 544-549.
  • Kovoor, P., Barry, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Ross, D., Thiagalingam, A. (2006). Protection of the coronary arteries during epicardial radiofrequency ablation with intracoronary chilled saline irrigation: Assessment in an in vitro model. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 17(5), 544-549. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Lee, A., Carrozzi, F., Wiseman, V., Byth Wilson, K., Zecchin, R., Dickson, C., King, M., Hall, J., Ross, D., Uther, J., Denniss, A. (2006). Return to full normal activities including work at two weeks after acute myocardial infarction. The American Journal of Cardiology, 97(7), 952-958. [More Information]
  • Foster, S., Hunt, G., Thomas, S., Ross, D., Pearson, M., Malik, R. (2006). Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy in a young boxer dog with supraventricular tachycardia due to accessory pathway. Australian Veterinary Journal, 84(9), 326-333.
  • Thiagalingam, A., Pouliopoulos, J., Barry, M., Salisbury, E., Pathmanathan, N., Boyd, A., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2005). A thermochromic dispersive electrode can measure the underlying skin temperature and prevent burns during radiofrequency ablation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 16(7), 781-788. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Pouliopoulos, J., Barry, M., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Yung, T., Maclean, F., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2005). Automated ventricular substrate mapping--evaluation in an ovine chronic myocardial infarction model. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 28(10), 1088-1097. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Pouliopoulos, J., Barry, M., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Yung, T., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2005). Cooled needle catheter ablation creates deeper and wider lesions than irrigated tip catheter ablation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 16(5), 508-515. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Dewsnap, B., Eipper, V., Ross, D. (2005). Effect of inter-electrode distance on bipolar intramural radiofrequency ablation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 28(6), 514-520. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2005). Fibroblasts can be genetically modified to produce excitable cells capable of electrical coupling. Circulation, 111(4), 394-398. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Smyth, C., Thomas, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2005). Fibroblasts Modulate Cardiomyocyte Excitability: Insights from Fibroblasts with Genetically Altered Connexin43 Expression. Journal of Gene Medicine, 7(point P8 on page 1127), 1127-1127.
  • Thomas, S., Thiagalingam, A., Wallace, E., Kovoor, P., Ross, D. (2005). Organization of Myocardial Activation During Ventricular Fibrillation After Myocardial Infarction: Evidence for Sustained High-Frequency Sources. Circulation, 112(2), 157-163. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Love, A., Hall, J., Kruit, R., Sadick, N., Ho, D., Adelstein, B., Ross, D. (2005). Randomized double-blind trial of sotalol versus lignocaine in out-of-hospital refractory cardiac arrest due to ventricular tachyarrhythmia. Internal Medicine Journal, 35(9), 518-25. [More Information]
  • Thomas, S., Aggarwal, G., Boyd, A., Jin, Y., Ross, D. (2004). A Comparison Of Open Irrigated And Non-Irrigated Tip Catheter Ablation For Pulmonary Vein Isolation. Europace, 6(4), 330-335. [More Information]
  • Clifton, P., Noakes, M., Sullivan, D., Erichsen, N., Ross, D., Annison, G., Fassoulakis, A., Cehun, M., Nestel, P. (2004). Cholesterol-Lowering Effects Of Plant Sterol Esters Differ In Milk, Yoghurt, Bread And Cereal. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 58, 503-509.
  • Thomas, L., Thomas, S., Hoy, M., Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2004). Comparison Of Left Atrial Volume And Function After Linear Ablation And After Cardioversion For Chronic Atrial Fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 93(2), 165-170. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Campbell, C., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2004). Cooled Intramural Needle Catheter Ablation Creates Deeper Lesions Than Irrigated Tip Catheter Ablation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 27(7), 965-970.
  • Wong, V., Ross, D., Park, K., Boyages, S., Cheung, N. (2004). Hyperglycemia: Still An Important Predictor Of Adverse Outcomes Following Ami In The Reperfusion Era. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 64(2), 85-91. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Campbell, C., Dewsnap, B., Eipper, V., Uther, J., Ross, D. (2004). Intramural Radiofrequency Ablation: Effects Of Electrode Temperature And Length. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 27(6 p1), 719-725.
  • Thiagalingam, A., Wallace, E., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Campbell, C., Byth Wilson, K., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2004). Noncontact Mapping Of The Left Ventricle: Insights From Validation With Transmural Contact Mapping. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 27(5), 570-578.
  • Thomas, S., Boyd, A., Aggarwal, G., Jin, Y., Ross, D. (2004). Percutaneous Pulmonary Vein Isolation For Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation. Internal Medicine Journal, 34(8), 453-457.
  • Lee, A., Sadick, N., Ng, A., Hsieh, C., Ross, D. (2004). Prognostic Implication Of St-Segment Resolution Following Primary Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty For St-Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction. Internal Medicine Journal, 34, 551-556.
  • Jin, Y., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2004). Pulmonary Vein Stenosis And Remodeling After Electrical Isolation For Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation: Short- And Medium-Term Follow-Up. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 27(10), 1362-1370.
  • Thomas, S., Guy, D., Wallace, E., Crampton, R., Kijvanit, P., Eipper, V., Ross, D., Cooper, M. (2004). Rapid Loading Of Sotalol Or Amiodarone For Management Of Recent Onset Symptomatic Atrial Fibrillation: A Randomized, Digoxin-Controlled Trial. American Heart Journal, 147(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Wallace, E., Campbell, C., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Ross, D., Byth Wilson, K., Kovoor, P. (2004). Value Of Noncontact Mapping For Identifying Left Ventricular Scar In An Ovine Model. Circulation, 110(20), 3175-3180.
  • Chiu, H., Mohan, A., Weily, A., Guy, D., Ross, D. (2003). Analysis of a novel expanded tip wire (ETW) antenna for microwave ablation of cardiac arrhythmias. I E E E Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 50(7), 890-899.
  • Thomas, L., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2003). Atrial structural remodelling and restoration of atrial contraction after linear ablation for atrial fibrillation. European Heart Journal, 24(21), 1942-1951. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Campbell, C., Boyd, A., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2003). Catheter intramural needle radiofrequency ablation creates deeper lesions than irrigated tip catheter ablation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 26(11), 2146-2150.
  • Thomas, S., Guy, D., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Ross, D., Chard, R. (2003). Comparison of epicardial and endocardial linear ablation using handheld probes. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 75, 543-548.
  • Kovoor, P., Campbell, C., Wallace, E., Byth Wilson, K., Dewsnap, B., Uther, J., Ross, D., Eipper, V. (2003). Effects of simultaneous insertion of 66 plunge needle electrodes on myocardial activation, function and structure. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 26(10), 1979-1985.
  • Guy, D., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Ross, D. (2003). Increasing power verses duration for radiofrequency ablation with a high superfusate flow: implications for pulmonary vein ablation? Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 26(6), 1379-1385.
  • Thomas, L., Levett, K., Boyd, A., Leung, D., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2002). Compensatory Changes in Atrial Volumes With Normal Aging: Is Atrial Enlargement Inevitable? Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 40(9), 1630-1635.
  • Hall, J., Wiseman, V., King, M., Ross, D., Kovoor, P., Zecchin, R., Moir, F., Denniss, A. (2002). Economic evaluation of a randomised trial of early return to normal activities versus cardiac rehabilitation after acute myocardial infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 11(1), 10-18.
  • Pepper, C., Skinner, M., Ross, D. (2001). An Unusual Broad Complex Tachycardia:What is the Diagnosis? Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 24(8), 1278-1280.
  • Thomas, S., Guy, D., Rees, A., Collins, L., Ross, D. (2001). Production of narrow but deep lesions suitable for ablation of atrial fibrillation using a saline-cooled narrow beam Nd:YAG laser catheter. Lasers in Surgery And Medicine, 28(4), 375-380.
  • Thomas, S., Nicholson, I., Nunn, G., Ross, D. (2001). Radiofrequency lesions produced by handheld temperature controlled probes for use in atrial fibrillation surgery. European Journal Of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 20, 1188-1193.
  • Pepper, C., Davidson, N., Ross, D. (2001). Use of a long preshaped sheath to facilitate cannulation of the coronary sinus at electrophysiologic study. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 12(12), 1335-1337.

Conferences

  • Ross, D., Thomas, L., Eshoo, S. (2007). Changes in left atrial volumes with mild hypertension. 56th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, New York: Elsevier Science.

2014

  • Zaman, S., Narayan, A., Thiagalingam, A., Sivagangabalan, G., Thomas, S., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2014). Long-Term Arrhythmia-Free Survival in Patients with Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction and No Inducible Ventricular Tachycardia Post Myocardial Infarction. Circulation, 129(8), 848-854. [More Information]

2013

  • Trivedi, S., Lim, T., Barry, M., Byth Wilson, K., Ross, D., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2013). Clinical evaluation of a new technique to monitor return electrode skin temperature during radiofrequency ablation. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology, 36(3), 307-314. [More Information]
  • Hsieh, C., Chia, E., Huang, K., Lu, J., Barry, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Ross, D., Thomas, S., Kovoor, P. (2013). Evolution of Ventricular Tachycardia and Its Electrophysiological Substrate Early After Myocardial Infarction: An Ovine Model. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 6(5), 1010-1017. [More Information]
  • Chik, W., Barry, M., Thavapalachandran, S., Midekin, C., Pouliopoulos, J., Lim, T., Sivagangabalan, G., Thomas, S., Ross, D., McEwan, A., Kovoor, P., Thiagalingam, A. (2013). High Spatial Resolution Thermal Mapping of Radiofrequency Ablation Lesions Using a Novel Thermochromic Liquid Crystal Myocardial Phantom. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 24(11), 1278-1286. [More Information]
  • Hsieh, C., Chia, E., Huang, K., Lu, J., Barry, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Ross, D., Thomas, S., Kovoor, P. (2013). Primary Radiofrequency Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia Early after Myocardial Infarction: Evaluation in an Ovine Model. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 6(6), 1215-1221. [More Information]
  • Zaman, S., Kumar, S., Sulllivan, J., Narayan, A., Thiagalingam, A., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2013). Significance of Inducible Very Fast Ventricular Tachycardia (Cycle Length 200-230ms) after Early Reperfusion for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 6(5), 884-890. [More Information]

2012

  • Chik, W., Barry, M., Malchano, Z., Wylie, B., Pouliopoulos, J., Huang, K., Lu, J., Thavapalachandrian, S., Robinson, D., Saadat, V., Thomas, S., Ross, D., Kovoor, P., Thiagalingam, A. (2012). In Vivo Evaluation of Virtual Electrode Mapping and Ablation Utilizing a Direct Endocardial Visualization Ablation Catheter. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 23(1), 88-95. [More Information]
  • Zaman, S., Kumar, S., Narayan, A., Sivagangabalan, G., Thiagalingam, A., Ross, D., Thomas, S., Kovoor, P. (2012). Induction of ventricular tachycardia with the fourth extrastimulus and its relationship to risk of arrhythmic events in patients with post-myocardial infarct left ventricular dysfunction. Europace, 14(12), 1771-1777. [More Information]
  • Lim, T., Koay, C., See, V., McCall, R., Chik, W., Zecchin, R., Byth Wilson, K., Seow, S., Thomas, L., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2012). Single-Ring Posterior Left Atrial (Box) Isolation Results in a Different Mode of Recurrence Compared to Wide Antral Pulmonary Vein Isolation on Long-Term Follow-Up: Longer Atrial Fibrillation-Free Survival Time but Similar Survival Time Free of Any Atrial Arrhythmia. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 5(5), 968-977. [More Information]

2011

  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Leung, D., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2011). Atrial dilation and altered function are mediated by age and diastolic function but not before the eighth decade. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 4(3), 234-242. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Semsarian, C., Ross, D., Marwick, T., Thomas, L. (2011). Comparison of Left Atrial Phasic Function in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Versus Systemic Hypertension Using Strain Rate Imaging. The American Journal of Cardiology, 107(2), 290-296. [More Information]

2010

  • Sivagangabalan, G., Barry, M., Huang, K., Lu, J., Pouliopoulos, J., Thomas, S., Ross, D., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2010). Bipolar ablation of the interventricular septum is more efficient at creating a transmural line than sequential unipolar ablation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 33(1), 16-26. [More Information]
  • Hsieh, C., Thomas, S., Ross, D. (2010). Direct Transthoracic Access to the Left Ventricle for Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 3(2), 178-185. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Semsarian, C., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2010). Left Atrial Phasic Volumes Are Modulated by the Type Rather Than the Extent of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 23(5), 538-544. [More Information]
  • Lim, T., Wu, G., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2010). P-wave Measurements and Electrical Reconnection of the Posterior Left Atrium after Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 33(11), 1324-1334. [More Information]

2009

  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2009). Differential recovery of regional atrial contraction after restoration of sinus rhythm after intraoperative linear radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 103(4), 528-534. [More Information]
  • Sivagangabalan, G., Ong, A., Narayan, A., Sadick, N., Hansen, P., Nelson, G., Flynn, M., Ross, D., Boyages, S., Kovoor, P. (2009). Effect of Prehospital Triage on Revascularization Times, Left Ventricular Function, and Survival in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. The American Journal of Cardiology, 103(7), 907-912. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2009). Impact of mild hypertension on left atrial size and function. Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, 2(2), 93-99. [More Information]
  • Zaman, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Narayan, A., Thiagalingam, A., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2009). Outcomes of early risk stratification and targeted implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation after st-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Circulation, 120(3), 194-200. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Boyd, A., Ross, D., Marwick, T., Thomas, L. (2009). Strain rate evaluation of phasic atrial function in hypertension. E-Heart, 95(14), 1184-1191. [More Information]
  • Pouliopoulos, J., Thiagalingam, A., Eipper, V., Campbell, C., Ross, D., KOVOOR, P. (2009). Transmural mapping of myocardial refractoriness and endocardial dispersion of repolarization in an ovine model of chronic myocardial infarction. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 32(7), 851-861. [More Information]

2008

  • Lim, T., Koay, C., McCall, R., See, V., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2008). Atrial arrhythmias after single ring isolation of the posterior left atrium and pulmonary veins for atrial fibrillation: mechanisms and management. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 1(2), 120-126.
  • Geevasinga, N., Morris, J., Ross, D. (2008). Carotid stenting and cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 15(3), 301-305. [More Information]
  • Sivagangabalan, G., Pouliopoulos, J., Huang, K., Lu, J., Barry, M., Thiagalingam, A., Ross, D., Thomas, S., Kovoor, P. (2008). Comparison of electroanatomic contact and noncontact mapping of ventricular scar in a postinfarct ovine model with intramural needle electrode recording and histological validation. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 1(5), 363-369. [More Information]
  • Eshoo, S., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2008). Evaluation of Left Atrial Size on Transoesophageal Echocardiography: What is the Best Measure? Heart, Lung and Circulation, 17, 100-106. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Veltman, M., Levett, K., Hoy, M., Ross, D. (2008). Transoesophageal echocardiography and cardioversion: feasibility of a combined approach in clinical practice. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 17(3), 211-214. [More Information]

2007

  • Arora, S., Lang, I., Nayyar, V., Stachowski, E., Ross, D. (2007). Atrial fibrillation in a tertiary care multidisciplinary intensive care unit--incidence and risk factors. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 35(5), 707-713. [More Information]
  • Ross, D., Thomas, L., Eshoo, S. (2007). Changes in left atrial volumes with mild hypertension. 56th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, New York: Elsevier Science.
  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Eipper, V., Dewsnap, B., Ross, D. (2007). Comparison of unipolar versus bipolar ablation and single electrode control versus simultaneous multielectrode temperature control. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology, 19(2), 85-93. [More Information]
  • Denniss, A., Richards, D., Ross, D. (2007). Editorial. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 139. [More Information]
  • Seow, S., Lim, T., Koay, C., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2007). Efficacy and late recurrences with wide electrical pulmonary vein isolation for persistent and permanent atrial fibrillation. Europace, 9(12), 1129-1133. [More Information]
  • Thomas, S., Lim, T., McCall, R., Ross, D. (2007). Electrical isolation of the posterior left atrial wall and pulmonary veins for atrial fibrillation: feasibility of and rationale for a single-ring approach. Heart Rhythm, 4(6), 722-730. [More Information]
  • Davidson, N., Cooper, M., Ross, D. (2007). Radiofrequency ablation of a posteroseptal accessory pathway associated with two diverticula of the coronary sinus. Circulation, 104, 240-241.
  • Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D., Thomas, L. (2007). Segmental atrial contraction in patients restored to sinus rhythm after cardioversion for chronic atrial fibrillation: A colour Doppler tissue imaging study. European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(online), 12-17. [More Information]
  • McCall, R., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2007). Structural Changes Following Linear Ablation in the Left Atrium for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 18, 1003. [More Information]
  • Ross, D. (2007). Surgery and ablative therapy for ventricular tachycardia. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 16(3), 214-221. [More Information]

2006

  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Mikhail, M., Eipper, V., Dewsnap, B., Ross, D. (2006). Change in size of lesions over 3 weeks after radiofrequency ablation of left ventricle. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 17(4), 411-414. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Byth Wilson, K., Dewsnap, B., Eipper, V., Yung, T., Uther, J., Ross, D. (2006). Comparison of radiofrequency ablation in normal versus scarred myocardium. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 17(1), 80-86. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Smyth, C., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2006). Fibroblasts modulate cardiomyocyte excitability: implications for cardiac gene therapy. Gene Therapy (Basingstoke), 13(22), 1611-1615. [More Information]
  • Lim, T., Jassal, I., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2006). Medium-term efficacy of segmental ostial pulmonary vein isolation for the treatment of permanent and persistent atrial fibrillation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 29(4), 374-37. [More Information]
  • Sacher, F., Monahan, K., Thomas, S., Davidson, N., Adragao, P., Sanders, P., Hocini, M., Takahashi, Y., Rotter, M., Rostock, T., Ross, D., et al (2006). Phrenic nerve injury after atrial fibrillation catheter ablation: characterization and outcome in a multicenter study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 47(12), 2498-2503. [More Information]
  • Thyer, I., KOVOOR, P., Barry, M., Pouliopoulos, J., ROSS, D., Thiagalingam, A. (2006). Protection of the Coronary Arteries During Epicardial Radiofrequency Ablation with Intracoronary Chilled Saline Irrigation: Assessment in an In Vitro Model. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 17(5), 544-549.
  • Kovoor, P., Barry, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Ross, D., Thiagalingam, A. (2006). Protection of the coronary arteries during epicardial radiofrequency ablation with intracoronary chilled saline irrigation: Assessment in an in vitro model. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 17(5), 544-549. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Lee, A., Carrozzi, F., Wiseman, V., Byth Wilson, K., Zecchin, R., Dickson, C., King, M., Hall, J., Ross, D., Uther, J., Denniss, A. (2006). Return to full normal activities including work at two weeks after acute myocardial infarction. The American Journal of Cardiology, 97(7), 952-958. [More Information]
  • Foster, S., Hunt, G., Thomas, S., Ross, D., Pearson, M., Malik, R. (2006). Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy in a young boxer dog with supraventricular tachycardia due to accessory pathway. Australian Veterinary Journal, 84(9), 326-333.

2005

  • Thiagalingam, A., Pouliopoulos, J., Barry, M., Salisbury, E., Pathmanathan, N., Boyd, A., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2005). A thermochromic dispersive electrode can measure the underlying skin temperature and prevent burns during radiofrequency ablation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 16(7), 781-788. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Pouliopoulos, J., Barry, M., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Yung, T., Maclean, F., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2005). Automated ventricular substrate mapping--evaluation in an ovine chronic myocardial infarction model. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 28(10), 1088-1097. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Pouliopoulos, J., Barry, M., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Yung, T., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2005). Cooled needle catheter ablation creates deeper and wider lesions than irrigated tip catheter ablation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 16(5), 508-515. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Pouliopoulos, J., Dewsnap, B., Eipper, V., Ross, D. (2005). Effect of inter-electrode distance on bipolar intramural radiofrequency ablation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 28(6), 514-520. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2005). Fibroblasts can be genetically modified to produce excitable cells capable of electrical coupling. Circulation, 111(4), 394-398. [More Information]
  • Kizana, E., Ginn, S., Smyth, C., Thomas, S., Allen, D., Ross, D., Alexander, I. (2005). Fibroblasts Modulate Cardiomyocyte Excitability: Insights from Fibroblasts with Genetically Altered Connexin43 Expression. Journal of Gene Medicine, 7(point P8 on page 1127), 1127-1127.
  • Thomas, S., Thiagalingam, A., Wallace, E., Kovoor, P., Ross, D. (2005). Organization of Myocardial Activation During Ventricular Fibrillation After Myocardial Infarction: Evidence for Sustained High-Frequency Sources. Circulation, 112(2), 157-163. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Love, A., Hall, J., Kruit, R., Sadick, N., Ho, D., Adelstein, B., Ross, D. (2005). Randomized double-blind trial of sotalol versus lignocaine in out-of-hospital refractory cardiac arrest due to ventricular tachyarrhythmia. Internal Medicine Journal, 35(9), 518-25. [More Information]

2004

  • Thomas, S., Aggarwal, G., Boyd, A., Jin, Y., Ross, D. (2004). A Comparison Of Open Irrigated And Non-Irrigated Tip Catheter Ablation For Pulmonary Vein Isolation. Europace, 6(4), 330-335. [More Information]
  • Clifton, P., Noakes, M., Sullivan, D., Erichsen, N., Ross, D., Annison, G., Fassoulakis, A., Cehun, M., Nestel, P. (2004). Cholesterol-Lowering Effects Of Plant Sterol Esters Differ In Milk, Yoghurt, Bread And Cereal. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 58, 503-509.
  • Thomas, L., Thomas, S., Hoy, M., Boyd, A., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2004). Comparison Of Left Atrial Volume And Function After Linear Ablation And After Cardioversion For Chronic Atrial Fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 93(2), 165-170. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Campbell, C., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2004). Cooled Intramural Needle Catheter Ablation Creates Deeper Lesions Than Irrigated Tip Catheter Ablation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 27(7), 965-970.
  • Wong, V., Ross, D., Park, K., Boyages, S., Cheung, N. (2004). Hyperglycemia: Still An Important Predictor Of Adverse Outcomes Following Ami In The Reperfusion Era. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 64(2), 85-91. [More Information]
  • Kovoor, P., Daly, M., Campbell, C., Dewsnap, B., Eipper, V., Uther, J., Ross, D. (2004). Intramural Radiofrequency Ablation: Effects Of Electrode Temperature And Length. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 27(6 p1), 719-725.
  • Thiagalingam, A., Wallace, E., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Campbell, C., Byth Wilson, K., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2004). Noncontact Mapping Of The Left Ventricle: Insights From Validation With Transmural Contact Mapping. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 27(5), 570-578.
  • Thomas, S., Boyd, A., Aggarwal, G., Jin, Y., Ross, D. (2004). Percutaneous Pulmonary Vein Isolation For Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation. Internal Medicine Journal, 34(8), 453-457.
  • Lee, A., Sadick, N., Ng, A., Hsieh, C., Ross, D. (2004). Prognostic Implication Of St-Segment Resolution Following Primary Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty For St-Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction. Internal Medicine Journal, 34, 551-556.
  • Jin, Y., Ross, D., Thomas, S. (2004). Pulmonary Vein Stenosis And Remodeling After Electrical Isolation For Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation: Short- And Medium-Term Follow-Up. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 27(10), 1362-1370.
  • Thomas, S., Guy, D., Wallace, E., Crampton, R., Kijvanit, P., Eipper, V., Ross, D., Cooper, M. (2004). Rapid Loading Of Sotalol Or Amiodarone For Management Of Recent Onset Symptomatic Atrial Fibrillation: A Randomized, Digoxin-Controlled Trial. American Heart Journal, 147(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Wallace, E., Campbell, C., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Ross, D., Byth Wilson, K., Kovoor, P. (2004). Value Of Noncontact Mapping For Identifying Left Ventricular Scar In An Ovine Model. Circulation, 110(20), 3175-3180.

2003

  • Chiu, H., Mohan, A., Weily, A., Guy, D., Ross, D. (2003). Analysis of a novel expanded tip wire (ETW) antenna for microwave ablation of cardiac arrhythmias. I E E E Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 50(7), 890-899.
  • Thomas, L., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2003). Atrial structural remodelling and restoration of atrial contraction after linear ablation for atrial fibrillation. European Heart Journal, 24(21), 1942-1951. [More Information]
  • Thiagalingam, A., Campbell, C., Boyd, A., Ross, D., Kovoor, P. (2003). Catheter intramural needle radiofrequency ablation creates deeper lesions than irrigated tip catheter ablation. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 26(11), 2146-2150.
  • Thomas, S., Guy, D., Boyd, A., Eipper, V., Ross, D., Chard, R. (2003). Comparison of epicardial and endocardial linear ablation using handheld probes. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 75, 543-548.
  • Kovoor, P., Campbell, C., Wallace, E., Byth Wilson, K., Dewsnap, B., Uther, J., Ross, D., Eipper, V. (2003). Effects of simultaneous insertion of 66 plunge needle electrodes on myocardial activation, function and structure. Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 26(10), 1979-1985.
  • Guy, D., Boyd, A., Thomas, S., Ross, D. (2003). Increasing power verses duration for radiofrequency ablation with a high superfusate flow: implications for pulmonary vein ablation? Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 26(6), 1379-1385.

2002

  • Thomas, L., Levett, K., Boyd, A., Leung, D., Schiller, N., Ross, D. (2002). Compensatory Changes in Atrial Volumes With Normal Aging: Is Atrial Enlargement Inevitable? Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 40(9), 1630-1635.
  • Hall, J., Wiseman, V., King, M., Ross, D., Kovoor, P., Zecchin, R., Moir, F., Denniss, A. (2002). Economic evaluation of a randomised trial of early return to normal activities versus cardiac rehabilitation after acute myocardial infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 11(1), 10-18.

2001

  • Pepper, C., Skinner, M., Ross, D. (2001). An Unusual Broad Complex Tachycardia:What is the Diagnosis? Pacing And Clinical Electrophysiology, 24(8), 1278-1280.
  • Thomas, S., Guy, D., Rees, A., Collins, L., Ross, D. (2001). Production of narrow but deep lesions suitable for ablation of atrial fibrillation using a saline-cooled narrow beam Nd:YAG laser catheter. Lasers in Surgery And Medicine, 28(4), 375-380.
  • Thomas, S., Nicholson, I., Nunn, G., Ross, D. (2001). Radiofrequency lesions produced by handheld temperature controlled probes for use in atrial fibrillation surgery. European Journal Of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 20, 1188-1193.
  • Pepper, C., Davidson, N., Ross, D. (2001). Use of a long preshaped sheath to facilitate cannulation of the coronary sinus at electrophysiologic study. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 12(12), 1335-1337.

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