Jim W. Cheung, M.D.

Publications

Selected original, peer-reviewed articles

Cheung JW, Lin FS, Ip JE, Bender SR, Siddiqi FK, Liu CF, Thomas G, Markowitz SM, and Lerman BB.  Adenosine-induced pulmonary vein ectopy as a predictor of recurrent atrial fibrillation following pulmonary vein isolation.  Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2013; 6: 1066-73. 

Rene AG, Sastry A, Horowitz JM, Cheung J, Liu CF, Thomas G, Ip JE, Lerman BB, Markowitz SM.  Recovery of atrioventricular conduction after permanent pacemaker implantation following cardiac valvular surgery.  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol.  2013; Aug 17 epub.

Ip JE, Seidman CE, Liu CF, Cheung JW, Thomas G, Markowitz SM, Lerman BB.  Conundrum of sudden cardiac death: making sense of missense.  Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2013; 6: e58-63

Cheung JW, Al-Kazaz M, Thomas G, Liu CF, Ip JE, Bender SR, Siddiqi FK, Markowitz SM, Lerman BB.  Mechanisms, predictors and trends of electrical failure of Riata leads.  Heart Rhythm 2013; 10: 1453-9.

Ip JE, Cheung JW, Chung JH, Liu CF, Thomas G, Markowitz SM, Lerman BB.  Adenosine-induced atrial fibrillation: insights into mechanism.  Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2013; 6: e34-7.

Ip JE, Markowitz SM, Cheung JW, Liu CF, Thomas G, Lessner SJ, Lee JM and Lerman BB.  Method for differentiation left superior pulmonary vein exit conduction from pseudo-exit conduction.  PACE 2013; 36: 299-308.

Kanagasundram AN, Baduashvili A, Liu CF, Cheung JW, Thomas G, Ip JE, Young SD, Lerman BB, and Markowitz SM.  A novel criterion for conduction block after catheter ablation of right atrial tachycardia after mitral surgery.  Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2013; 6: 39-47.

Cheung JW, Tobin-Hess A, Patel A, Slotwiner DJ and Goldner BG.  Trends in Fidelis lead survival: Transition from an exponential to a linear pattern of lead failure over time. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2012; 5: 906-12.

Cheung JW, Ip JE, Chung JH, Lee JM, Lessner SJ, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G, Lee JM, Lessner SJ and Lerman BB. Differential effects of adenosine on dissociated pulmonary vein ectopy following pulmonary vein isolation: Implications for arrhythmogenesis. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2012; 5: 659-66.

Ip JE, Lerman BB, Cheung JW. Deglutition-Induced Atrial Tachyardia: Direct Visualization by Intracardiac Echocardiography. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2012; 5: e36-37.

Cheung JW, Chung JH, Ip JE, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G and Lerman BB. Time Course of Adenosine-Induced Pulmonary Vein Reconnection: Implications for Mechanism of Dormant Conduction. PACE 2012; 35: 556-63.

Ip JE, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Cheung JW, Thomas G, Lerman BB. Differentiating Pacemaker-Mediated Tachycardia from Tachycardia due to Atrial Tracking: Utility of V-A-A-V vs. V-A-V Response After PVARP Extension. Heart Rhythm 2011; 8: 1185-91.

Ip JE, Cheung JW, Park D, Hellawell JL, Stein KM, Iwai S, Liu CF, Lerman BB, Markowitz SM. Temporal Associations Between Thoracic Volume Overload and Malignant Ventricular Arrhythmias: A Study of Intrathoracic Impedance. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2011; 22: 293.

Vavasis C, Slotwiner DJ, Goldner BG, and Cheung JW. Recurrent polymorphic ventricular tachycardia during sleep due to managed ventricular pacing. PACE 2010; 33: 641-4.

Susi B, Manetta F, Scheinerman SJ, Slotwiner DJ, Goldner BG, and Cheung JW. Multiple levels of conduction block on surface electrocardiography in a patient after surgical left atrial ablation of atrial fibrillation. Tex Heart Inst J 2009; 36: 78.

Cheung JW, Keating RJ, Stein KM, Markowitz SM, Iwai S, Lerman BB, and Mittal S. Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation Following Dual Chamber Pacemaker Implantation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006, 17: 1323-1328.

Iwai S, Cantillon DJ, Kim RJ, Markowitz SM, Mittal S, Stein KM, Shah BK, Yarlagadda RK, Cheung JW, Tan VR and Lerman BB. Right and Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardias: Evidence for a Common Electrophysiologic Mechanism. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006; 17: 1 – 7.

Cheung JW, Iwai S, Lerman BB, Mittal S. Shock-induced Ventricular Oversensing due to Seal Plug Damage: a Potential Mechanism of Inappropriate Device Therapies in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. Heart Rhythm. 2005; 12: 1371-5.

Yarlagadda, RY, Iwai S, Stein KM, Markowitz SM, Shah BK, Cheung JW, Tan, V, Lerman BB, and Mittal S. Reversal of cardiomyopathy in patients with repetitive monomorphic ventricular ectopy originating from the right ventricular outflow tract. Circulation. 2005, 112: 1092-1097.

Cheung JW, Stein KM, Markowitz SM, Iwai S, Guttigoli AB, Shah BK, Yarlagadda RK,Lerman BB, Mittal S. Significance of adenosine-induced atrioventricular block in patients with unexplained syncope . Heart Rhythm. 2004; 1: 664-668.

Cheung JW and Lerman, BB. CVT-510: a selective adenosine A1 antagonist. Cardiovasc Drug Rev. 2003. 21: 277-92.

Carroll, A, Gilbert, D, Liu, X, Cheung, J, Michnowicz, J, Wagner, G, Ellenberger, T, and T.K. Blackwell. SKN-1 Domain folding and basic region monomer stabilization upon DNA binding. Genes & Development. 1997. 11: 2227-2238.

 

Invited reviews and book chapters

Bender SR and Cheung JW.  A Tale of Two Tachycardias.  Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics 2012; 4: 637-40.

Cheung JW and Lerman, BB.  CVT-510: a selective adenosine A1 antagonist.  Cardiovasc Drug Rev.  2003.  21: 277-92.

Cheung, J., Arany, Z. and McGovern, B. Atrial Fibrillation. MGH Primer of Outpatient Medicine. New York: Lippincott, Inc. 2002.

 

Published Abstracts

Gonzalez MD, Keating RJ, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G, Ip JE, Lerman BB and Cheung JW.  Newly detected atrial high rate episodes in pacemaker patients are associated with increased mortality over long term follow-up.  Circulation 2013; 128: A13660

Cheung JW, Meli AC, Xie W, Mittal S, Reiken S, Wronska A, Steinberg JS, Xu L, Markowitz SM, Iwai S, Lerman BB and Marks AR.  Familial short-coupled torsades de pointes linked to a novel ryanodine receptor (RyR2) mutation.  Heart Rhythm 2013, 10: S250.

 Al-Kazaz M, Bender S, Thomas G, Liu CF, Ip JE, Siddiqi F, Liez J, Spotnitz M, Markowitz SM, Lerman BB and Cheung JW. Predictors and trends of Riata electrical lead failure over time.  Heart Rhythm 2013; 10; S69.

Ip JE, Liu CF, Thomas G, Cheung JW, Markowitz SM and Lerman BB.  Idiopathic peri-annular ventricular and atrial tachycardias share a common mechanism.  Heart Rhythm 2013; 10: S135.

Cheung JW, Lin FS, Ip JE, Chung JH, Lee JM, Lessner SJ, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G and Lerman BB . Significance of adenosine-induced dormant conduction following pulmonary vein isolation for recurrence of atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm 2012; 9; S469.

Cheung JW, Chung JH, Ip JE, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G, and Lerman BB. Differential effects of adenosine on dissociated pulmonary vein potentials following pulmonary vein isolation. Heart Rhythm 2011; 8:S446.

Cheung JW, Chung JH, Ip JE, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G, and Lerman BB. Mechanism and location of adenosine-induced pulmonary vein-left atrial reconnection following pulmonary vein isolation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011; 57: E30

Cheung JW, Tobin-Hess A, Wang M, Slotwiner DJ, and Goldner BG. Axillary venous access is associated with a significantly higher rate of Fidelis implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead fracture. Heart Rhythm 2010; 7: S21.

Liu CF, Cheung J, Patel A, Lin AC, Markowitz SM, Thomas G, and Lerman BB. Correlation of voltage to echo mapping of the pulmonic valve: evidence for myocardial extensions beyond the valve. Heart Rhythm 2010; 7: S345.

Wang M, Balog J, Gajer R, Slotwiner DJ, Goldner BG and Cheung JW. Incidence and significance of newly detected atrial high rate episodes in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Circulation 2008; 118: S680.

Wang M, Slotwiner DJ, Goldner BG and Cheung JW. Predictors of mortality in patients after biventricular implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement. Heart Rhythm 2008; 5: S382.

Ahmed S, Nemat H, Matta M, Heidarian S, Cheung JW, Wolf-Klein G. A homebound elderly woman with refractory orthostatic hypotension. J Am Geriatr Soc 2008; 56: S114.

Keating RJ, Cheung JW, Stein KM, Markowitz SM, Iwai S, Shah BK, Tan VR, Dhruvakumar S, Dobesh DP, Nemirovsky D, Lerman BL, and Mittal S. De novo atrial fibrillation in patients with dual chamber pacemakers. Circulation 2006; 114: II-691

Mirchandani S, Stein KM, Markowitz SM, Iwai S, Shah BK, Cheung JW, Tan VR, Dhruvakumar S, Dobesh DP, Nemirovsky D, Lerman BL and Mittal S. Early mortality despite prophylactic ICD implantation in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. Circulation 2006; 114: II-559.

Mirchandani S, Stein KM, Markowitz SM, Iwai S, Shah BK, Cheung JW, Tan VR, Dhruvakumar S, Dobesh DP, Nemirovsky D, Lerman BL and Mittal S. Defibrillator leads: Is smaller necessarily better? Circulation 2006; 114: II-397.

Natural history of hemodialysis patients receiving an implantable cardioverter defibrillator for secondary prevention. Dobesh DP, Stein KM, Mittal S, Iwai S, Shah BK, Cheung JW, Tan V, Nemirovsky D, Shruvakumar S, Lerman BB, Markowitz SM. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006; 47 (4): 15A.

Kim RJ, Iwai S, Markowitz SM, Mittal S, Stein KM, Shah BK, Cheung JW, Tan V, Dobesh DP, Dhruvakumar S, Nemirovsky D and Lerman BB. Do all phenotypic forms of outflow tract arrhythmias have a similar mechanism? J Am Coll Cardiol 2006; 47 (4): 5A.

Kim RJ, Iwai S, Markowitz SM, Mittal S, Stein KM, Shah BK, Yarlagadda RK, Cheung JW, Tan VR, Lerman BB. Idiopathic sustained and repetitive monomorphic ventricular outflow tract tachycardias share electropharmacologic properties despite clinical differences. Circulation 2005; 112: II-327.

Morin DP, Markowitz SM, Mittal S, Shah BK, Cheung JW, Tan V, Dobesh DP, Dhruvakumar S, Nemirovsky D, Lerman BB, and Stein KM. Effect of bundle branch block on microvolt T-wave alternans. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006; 47 (4): 6A.

Iwai S, Badhwar N, Stambler BS, Shah BK, Markowitz SM, Stein KM, Mittal S, Yarlagadda RK, Tan VR, Cheung JW, Keung E, Lee RJ, Olgin JE, Scheinman MM and Lerman BB. Para-Hisian atrial tachycardia: Distinct entity or subset of annular atrial tachycardia? Circulation 2005; 112: II-747..

Shah BK, Iwai S, Markowitz SM, Stein KM, Mittal S, Yarlagadda, RY, Cheung JW, Tan, V, and Lerman BB. Is there a preferential site for the origin of annular atrial tachycardia? Heart Rhythm 2005; 2: S52.

Yarlagadda, RY, Iwai S, Cheung JW, Mittal S, Markowitz SM, Stein KM, Shah BK, Tan V, and Lerman BB. Adenosine-insensitive right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia: Forme fruste of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia? J Am Coll Cardiol 2005; 45 (3): 18A.

Shah BK, Iwai S, Markowitz SM, Stein KM, Mittal S, Yarlagadda, RY, Cheung JW, Tan, V, and Lerman BB. Response to Adenosine Differentiates Atrial and Ventricular Tachycardias by Mechanism. . J Am Coll Cardiol 2005; 45 (3): 116A.

 Cheung JW, Stein KM, Markowitz SM, Iwai S, Guttigoli AB, Shah BK, Yarlagadda RK, Lerman BB. Does Adenosine-Induced Prolonged Atrioventricular Block Predict Recurrent Events in Patients with Unexplained Syncope? Heart Rhythm 2004; 1: 822. 

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