Dr Saurabh Kumar

Clinical Associate Professor, Westmead Clinical School


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Selected grants

2018

  • Accuracy and Utility of Smartphone/Smartwatch-based ECG Monitors for Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmias; Kumar S; Cardiac Society of Australia & New Zealand (CSANZ)/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Romero, J., Di Biase, L., Diaz, J., Quispe, R., Du, X., Briceno, D., Avendano, R., Tedrow, U., John, R., Michaud, G., Kumar, S., et al (2018). Early Versus Late Referral for Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With Structural Heart Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcomes. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, 4(3), 374-382. [More Information]
  • Bhaskaran, A., Kumar, S., Kizana, E., Thomas, S., Chik, W. (2018). Multimodality imaging, electrophysiologic, electroanatomic, and histopathologic characterization of atrial sarcoidosis presenting with sinus arrest and reentrant right atrial flutter. HeartRhythm Case Reports, 4(10), 469-474. [More Information]
  • Ariyarathna, N., Kumar, S., Thomas, S., Stevenson, W., Michaud, G. (2018). Role of Contact Force Sensing in Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Evolution or History Repeating Itself? JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, 4(6), 707-723. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Tedrow, U., Stevenson, W. (2017). Adjunctive interventional techniques when percutaneous catheter ablation for drug refractory ventricular arrhythmias fail: A contemporary review. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 10(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Romero, J., Kumar, S., Akira, F., Briceno, D., Tedrow, U., Epstein, L., John, R., Stevenson, W., Michaud, G. (2017). Emergence of atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia after surgical or catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: Are we creating the arrhythmia substrate? Heart Rhythm, 14(11), 1637-1646. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Romero, J., Stevenson, W., Foley, L., Caulfield, R., Fujii, A., Tanigawa, S., Epstein, L., Koplan, B., Tedrow, U., et al (2017). Impact of Lowering Irrigation Flow Rate on Atrial Lesion Formation in Thin Atrial Tissue: Preliminary Observations From Experimental and Clinical Studies. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, 3(10), 1114-1125. [More Information]
  • Samanta, R., Kumar, S., Chik, W., Qian, P., Barry, M., Al Raisi, S., Bhaskaran, A., Farraha, M., Nadri, F., Kizana, E., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P., Pouliopoulos, J. (2017). Influence of Intramyocardial Adipose Tissue on the Accuracy of Endocardial Contact Mapping of the Chronic Myocardial Infarction Substrate. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 10(10), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Davies, R., Kumar, S., Chard, R., Thomas, S. (2017). Surgical and Hybrid Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26(9), 960-966. [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]
  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Zaman, S., Kovoor, P. (2011). Author reply-ICD implantation early after acute ST elevation myocardial infarction. Heart Rhythm, 8(1), 1-1. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Thiagalingam, A., West, E., Narayan, A., Sadick, N., Ong, A., Kovoor, P. (2011). Effect of reperfusion time on inducible ventricular tachycardia early and spontaneous ventricular arrhythmias late after ST elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Heart Rhythm, 8(4), 493-499. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Zaman, S., West, E., Narayan, A., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2010). Electrophysiology-guided defibrillator implantation early after ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Heart Rhythm, 7(11), 1589-1597. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Choi, M., Eipper, V., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2010). Long-Term Outcomes of Inducible Very Fast Ventricular Tachycardia (Cycle Length 200-250 ms) in Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 21(3), 262-269. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Hsieh, C., Ryding, A., Narayan, A., Chan, H., Burgess, D., Ong, A., Sadick, N., Kovoor, P. (2010). Predictive Value of ST Resolution Analysis Performed Immediately Versus at Ninety Minutes After Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. American Journal of Cardiology, 105(4), 467-474. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Hsieh, C., Sivagangabalan, G., Chan, H., Ryding, A., Narayan, A., Ong, A., Sadick, N., Kovoor, P. (2009). Prognostic Impact of Q Waves on Presentation and ST Resolution in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Treated With Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. American Journal of Cardiology, 104(6), 780-785. [More Information]
  • Chong, J., Kumar, S., Thomas, L., Thomas, S. (2006). Supraventricular ectopy and recurrence of atrial fibrillation after electrical cardioversion. Europace, 8(5), 341-344. [More Information]

2018

  • Romero, J., Di Biase, L., Diaz, J., Quispe, R., Du, X., Briceno, D., Avendano, R., Tedrow, U., John, R., Michaud, G., Kumar, S., et al (2018). Early Versus Late Referral for Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients With Structural Heart Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcomes. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, 4(3), 374-382. [More Information]
  • Bhaskaran, A., Kumar, S., Kizana, E., Thomas, S., Chik, W. (2018). Multimodality imaging, electrophysiologic, electroanatomic, and histopathologic characterization of atrial sarcoidosis presenting with sinus arrest and reentrant right atrial flutter. HeartRhythm Case Reports, 4(10), 469-474. [More Information]
  • Ariyarathna, N., Kumar, S., Thomas, S., Stevenson, W., Michaud, G. (2018). Role of Contact Force Sensing in Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Evolution or History Repeating Itself? JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, 4(6), 707-723. [More Information]

2017

  • Kumar, S., Tedrow, U., Stevenson, W. (2017). Adjunctive interventional techniques when percutaneous catheter ablation for drug refractory ventricular arrhythmias fail: A contemporary review. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 10(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Romero, J., Kumar, S., Akira, F., Briceno, D., Tedrow, U., Epstein, L., John, R., Stevenson, W., Michaud, G. (2017). Emergence of atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia after surgical or catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: Are we creating the arrhythmia substrate? Heart Rhythm, 14(11), 1637-1646. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Romero, J., Stevenson, W., Foley, L., Caulfield, R., Fujii, A., Tanigawa, S., Epstein, L., Koplan, B., Tedrow, U., et al (2017). Impact of Lowering Irrigation Flow Rate on Atrial Lesion Formation in Thin Atrial Tissue: Preliminary Observations From Experimental and Clinical Studies. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, 3(10), 1114-1125. [More Information]
  • Samanta, R., Kumar, S., Chik, W., Qian, P., Barry, M., Al Raisi, S., Bhaskaran, A., Farraha, M., Nadri, F., Kizana, E., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P., Pouliopoulos, J. (2017). Influence of Intramyocardial Adipose Tissue on the Accuracy of Endocardial Contact Mapping of the Chronic Myocardial Infarction Substrate. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 10(10), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Davies, R., Kumar, S., Chard, R., Thomas, S. (2017). Surgical and Hybrid Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26(9), 960-966. [More Information]

2012

  • 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]

2011

  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Zaman, S., Kovoor, P. (2011). Author reply-ICD implantation early after acute ST elevation myocardial infarction. Heart Rhythm, 8(1), 1-1. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Thiagalingam, A., West, E., Narayan, A., Sadick, N., Ong, A., Kovoor, P. (2011). Effect of reperfusion time on inducible ventricular tachycardia early and spontaneous ventricular arrhythmias late after ST elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Heart Rhythm, 8(4), 493-499. [More Information]

2010

  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Zaman, S., West, E., Narayan, A., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2010). Electrophysiology-guided defibrillator implantation early after ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Heart Rhythm, 7(11), 1589-1597. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Choi, M., Eipper, V., Thiagalingam, A., Kovoor, P. (2010). Long-Term Outcomes of Inducible Very Fast Ventricular Tachycardia (Cycle Length 200-250 ms) in Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 21(3), 262-269. [More Information]
  • Kumar, S., Sivagangabalan, G., Hsieh, C., Ryding, A., Narayan, A., Chan, H., Burgess, D., Ong, A., Sadick, N., Kovoor, P. (2010). Predictive Value of ST Resolution Analysis Performed Immediately Versus at Ninety Minutes After Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. American Journal of Cardiology, 105(4), 467-474. [More Information]

2009

  • Kumar, S., Hsieh, C., Sivagangabalan, G., Chan, H., Ryding, A., Narayan, A., Ong, A., Sadick, N., Kovoor, P. (2009). Prognostic Impact of Q Waves on Presentation and ST Resolution in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Treated With Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. American Journal of Cardiology, 104(6), 780-785. [More Information]

2006

  • Chong, J., Kumar, S., Thomas, L., Thomas, S. (2006). Supraventricular ectopy and recurrence of atrial fibrillation after electrical cardioversion. Europace, 8(5), 341-344. [More Information]

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