Publications

2014

Stretchable, Multiplexed pH Sensors With Demonstrations on Rabbit and Human Hearts Undergoing Ischemia. Adv Healthc Mater. 2014 Jan;3(1):59-68. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201300124. Epub 2013 Jul 19. PMID: 23868871.
3D multifunctional integumentary membranes for spatiotemporal cardiac measurements and stimulation across the entire epicardium. Nature Communications 5, Article number: 3329 doi:10.1038/ncomms4329.
Tuning the electrical properties of the heart by differential trafficking of KATP ion channel complexes. J Cell Sci. 2014 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24569881.
c-Src Kinase Inhibition Reduces Arrhythmia Inducibility and Connexin43 Dysregulation After Myocardial Infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 11;63(9):928-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.10.081. Epub 2014 Jan 8. PMID: 24361364.
A shocking past: a walk through generations of defibrillation development. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 May;61(5):1466-73. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2014.2301035. PMID: 24759279
Patient-specific flexible and stretchable devices for cardiac diagnostics and therapy. Prog Biophys Mol Biol. 2014 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25106701.
Adverse Remodeling of the Electrophysiological Response to Ischemia-Reperfusion in Human Heart Failure Is Associated with Remodeling of Metabolic Gene Expression. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Aug 11. pii: CIRCEP.114.001477. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25114062.
A Centurey of Optocardiography. IEEE Rev Biomed Eng. 2014;7:115-25. doi: 10.1109/RBME.2013.2286296. Epub 2013 Oct 23. PMID: 24158521.
Multi-Stage Electrotherapy Delivered Through Chronically Implanted Leads Terminates Atrial Fibrillation with Lower Energy than a Single Biphasic Shock. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jan 7-14;63(1):40-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.07.098. Epub 2013 Sep 26. PMID: 24076284.

2013

Gender differences in electrophysiological gene expression in failing and non-failing human hearts. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54635. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054635. Epub 2013 Jan 23. PMCID: PMC3552854.
Mechanisms of cardiac and renal dysfunction in patients dying of sepsis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar 1;187(5):509-17. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201211-1983OC. Epub 2013 Jan 24. PMID: 23348975.
Functional roles of KATP channel subunits in metabolic inhibition. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2013 Apr 23. doi:pii: S0022-2828(13)00147-8. 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2013.04.016. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23624089.
Direct reprogramming of mouse fibroblasts to cardiomyocyte-like cells using Yamanaka factors on engineered poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) hydrogels. Biomaterials. 2013 Sep;34(28):6559-71. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.05.050. Epub 2013 Jun 14. PMID: 23773820 [PubMed - in process].
Mitochondrial dysfunction causing cardiac sodium channel downregulation in cardiomyopathy. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2013 Jan;54:25-34. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2012.10.011. Epub 2012 Nov 1. PMCID: PMC3595554.
c-Src Kinase Inhibition Reduces Arrhythmia Inducibility and Connexin43 Dysregulation after Myocardial Infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Dec 14. pii: S0735-1097(13)06492-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.10.081. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24361364
A fully implantable pacemaker for the mouse: from battery to wireless power. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 23;8(10):e76291. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076291. PMID: 24194832
3D absolute shape measurement of live rabbit hearts with a superfast two-frequency phase-shifting technique. Opt Express. 2013 Mar 11;21(5):5822-32. doi: 10.1364/OE.21.005822. PMID: 23482151.
mRNA expression levels in failing human hearts predict cellular electrophysiological remodeling: a population-based simulation study. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56359. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056359. Epub 2013 Feb 20. PMID: 23437117.
Three-dimensional printing physiology laboratory technology. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Dec;305(11):H1569-73. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00599.2013. Epub 2013 Sep 16. PMID: 24043254.
Diabetes increases mortality after myocardial infarction by oxidizing CaMKII. J Clin Invest. 2013 Mar 1;123(3):1262-74. doi: 10.1172/JCI65268. Epub 2013 Feb 15. PMID: 23426181.
Two centuries of resuscitation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Dec 3;62(22):2110-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.07.026. Epub 2013 Aug 7. PMID: 23933547.

2012

Processing and Analysis of Cardiac Optical Mapping Data Obtained with Potentiometric Dyes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Oct 1;303(7):H753-65. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00404.2012. Epub 2012 Jul 20. PMID: 22821993.
Mapping cardiac surface mechanics with structured light imaging. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Sep 15;303(6):H712-20. Epub 2012 Jul 13. PMID: 22796539.
Quantification of Fiber Orientation in the Canine Atrial Pacemaker Complex using Optical Coherence Tomography. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Jul;17(7):071309. PMID: 22894470.
"Fibrillating atrium: rabbit warren! Not beehive!". J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2013 Mar;24(3):336-7. doi: 10.1111/jce.12044. Epub 2012 Dec 4.
Three-Dimensional Mechanisms of Increased Vulnerability to Electric Shocks in Myocardial Infarction: Altered Virtual Electrode Polarizations and Conduction Delay in the Peri-Infarct Zone. J Physiol. 2012 May 14. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22586222.
Fibrillating Atrium: Rabbit Warren! Not Beehive! J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2012 Oct 22. doi: 10.1111/jce.12044. [Epub ahead of print].
Remodeling of calcium handling in human heart failure. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2012;740:1145-74. PMID: 22453987
A novel low-energy electrotherapy that terminates ventricular tachycardia with lower energy than a biphasic shock when antitachycardia pacing fails. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Dec 11;60(23):2393-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.08.1001. Epub 2012 Nov 7. PMID: 23141483.
Conduction remodeling in human end-stage nonischemic left ventricular cardiomyopathy. Circulation. 2012 Apr 17;125(15):1835-47. Epub 2012 Mar 12. PMID: 22412072.
Three Potential Mechanisms for Failure of HIFU Ablation in Cardiac Tissue. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22322367.
Structure-Function Relationship in the Sinus and Atrioventricular Nodes. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22391764.
Right Ventricular Arrhythmogenesis in Failing Human Heart: The Role of Conduction and Repolarization Remodeling. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Dec 15;303(12):H1426-34. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00457.2012. Epub 2012 Oct 5. PMID: 23042951.
Longitudinal Study of Cardiac Remodelling in Rabbits Following Infarction. Can J Cardiol. 2012 Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22265993.
Electroporation Induced by Internal Defibrillation Shock with and without Recovery in Intact Rabbit Hearts. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22730387
CD36 Protein Influences Myocardial Ca2+ Homeostasis and Phospholipid Metabolism: CONDUCTION ANOMALIES IN CD36-DEFICIENT MICE DURING FASTING. J Biol Chem. 2012 Nov 9;287(46):38901-12. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.413609. Epub 2012 Sep 27. PMID: 23019328.
The role of dynamic instability and wavelength in arrhythmia maintenance as revealed by panoramic imaging with blebbistatin vs. 2,3-butanedione monoxime. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Jan;302(1):H262-9. Epub 2011 Oct 28. PMID: 22037192.
Arrhythmogenic remodelling of activation and repolarization in the failing human heart. Europace 2012 Nov;14 Suppl 5:v50-v57. doi: 10.1093/europace/eus275. PMID: 23104915.
Hypothermia-induced spatially discordant action potential duration alternans and arrhythmogenesis in non-hibernating versus hibernating mammals. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Oct 15;303(8):H1035-46. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00786.2011. Epub 2012 Aug 10. PMID: 22886418
A Multi-Stage Electrotherapy To Terminate Ventricular Tachycardia With Lower Energy than a Biphasic Shock When Anti-Tachycardia Pacing Fails. JACC, 2012, in press.
Long-term culture of HL-1 cardiomyocytes in modular poly(ethylene glycol) microsphere-based scaffolds crosslinked in the phase-separated state. Acta Biomater. 2012 Jan;8(1):31-40. Epub 2011 Aug 30. PMID: 21920469

2011

Anatomic localization and autonomic modulation of atrioventricular junctional rhythm in failing human hearts. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Aug;4(4):515-25. Epub 2011 Jun 6. PMID: 21646375.
Oxidized CaMKII causes cardiac sinus node dysfunction in mice, J Clin Invest. 2011 Aug;121(8):3277-88. Epub 2011 Jul 25. PMC3223923.
Full Rabbit-Specific Ventricular Model of Cardiac Electrophysiological Function including Specialized Conduction System, Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 2011. PMID: 21672547.
The role of Pyk2 in cardiac arrhythmogenesis, AJP: Heart, 2011, in press. PMID: 21666110.
Minimum Information about a Cardiac Electrophysiology Experiment (MICEE): Standardised Reporting for Model Reproducibility, Interoperability, and Data Sharing, Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 2011, in press. PMID: 21745496.
Termination of sustained atrial flutter and fibrillation using low energy multiple shock therapy. Heart Rhythm. 2011 Jan;8(1): 101-8. PMID: 20969974.
Molecular architecture of the human specialised atrioventricular conduction axis. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2011 Apr;50(4):642-51. PMID: 21256850
Transmural heterogeneity and remodeling of ventricular excitation-contraction coupling in human heart failure. Circulation. 2011 May 3;123(17):1881-90. PMID:21502574.
Effects of KATP channel openers diazoxide and pinacidil in coronary-perfused atria and ventricles from failing and non-failing human hearts. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2011 Aug;51(2):215-25. PMID:21586291.
Low-energy multistage atrial defibrillation therapy terminates atrial fibrillation with less energy than a single shock. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Dec;4(6):917-25. Epub 2011 Oct 6. PMID: 21980076.
Multiparametric Optical Mapping of the Langendorff-perfused Rabbit Heart. J. Vis. Exp. (55), e3160, DOI: 10.3791/3160 (2011).
Spatiotemporal control of heart rate in a rabbit heart. J Electrocardiol. 2011 Nov-Dec;44(6):626-34. Epub 2011 Sep 19. PMID: 21937057
Optical Mapping of Action Potentials and Calcium Transients in the Mouse Heart. J. Vis. Exp. (55), e3275, DOI: 10.3791/3275 (2011).

2010

Optical mapping of the isolated coronary-perfused human sinus node, JACC, 2010; 56 (17), 1386-1394. PMID: 20946995.
Multiscale imaging of the human heart: Building the foundation for human systems physiology and translational medicine. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2010;2010:5177-80. PMID: 21095821.
Complex interactions between the sinoatrial node and atrium during reentrant arrhythmias in the canine heart. Circulation. 2010; 122(8): 782-9. PMID: 20697021
Structured light imaging of epicardial mechanics. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2010;2010:5157-60. PMID: 21095816.
Transmural Dispersion Of Repolarization In Failing And Non Failing Human Ventricle. Circ Res. 2010; 106(5): 981-91. PMID: 20093630.
Anatomy and Electrophysiology of the Human AV Node, Pacing Clin. Electrophysiol. Review. 2010, 33(6): 754-62. PMID: 20180918
Molecular remodeling of ion channels, exchangers and pumps in atrial and ventricular myocytes in ischemic cardiomyopathy, Channels, 2010, 18;4(2). PMID: 20090424.
Functional Anatomy Of The Murine Sinus Node: High-Resolution Optical Mapping Of Ankyrin-B Heterozygous Mice, AJP, 2010 Aug; 299(2): H482-91. PMID: 20525877.
Differential KATP channel pharmacology in intact mouse heart. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2010 Jan; 48(1): 152-60. PMID: 19744493.
Mapping Cardiac Pacemaker Circuits: Methodological Puzzles of the Sino-Atrial Node Optical Mapping, Circ Res. 2010, 106(2):255-71. PMID: 20133911
Mechanisms of fibrillation: neurogenic or myogenic? Reentrant or focal? Multiple or single? Still puzzling after 160 years of inquiry. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010, 21(11): 1274-5. PMID: 20550608

2009

Membrane time constant during internal defibrillation strength shocks in intact heart: Effects of Na+ and Ca2+ channel blockers, JCE, 2009, 20(1): 85-92. PMID: 18775052.
Panoramic Imaging Reveals Basic Mechanisms Of Induction and Termination of Ventricular Tachycardia in Rabbit Heart with Chronic Infarction: Implications for Low Voltage Cardioversion, Heart Rhythm, 2009 6(1): 87-97. PMID: 18996057.
Cardioversion: History, Present and Future, Circulation, 2009; 120; 1623-1632. PMID: 19841308
Multiple Monophasic Shocks Improve Electrotherapy of Ventricular Tachycardia in a Rabbit Model of Chronic Infarction. Heart Rhythm, 2009 6(7): 1020-7. PMID: 19560090.
Virtual Histology of the Human Heart Using Optical Coherence Tomography, JBO, 2009 Sep-Oct; 14(5): 054002. PMID: 19895104.
Structural and Functional Evidence for Discrete Exit Pathways that Connect the Canine Sino-Atrial Node and Atria, Circ. Res. 2009, 104(7): 915-23. PMID: 19246679.
Transient Local Injury Current in Right Ventricular Electrogram after ICD Shock Predicts Heart Failure Progression, JACC, 2009 54(9): 822-8. PMID: 19695461.
Naum Lazarevich Gurvich (1905-1981) and his contribution to the history of defibrillation. Cardiology Journal, 2009, 16 (2): 190-3. PMID: 19387971.
Comparative study of cardiac alternans of action potential duration in hypothermia in rabbits and ground squirrels, 2009 95(5):532-42. Russian. PMID: 19569529
Resolution of Established Cardiac Hypertrophy and Fibrosis and Preventions of Heart Failure in a Transgenic Rabbit Model of Human Cardiomyopathy Through Thiol-sensitive Mechanisms, Circulation, 2009, 119(10): 1398-407. PMID: 19255346.
Chronaxie of Defibrillation: A pathway toward further optimization of defibrillation waveform? JCE, 2009, 20(3): 315-7. PMID: 19175836.

2008

Nature Versus Nurture in Cardiac Conduction: Toward Integrative Paradigm of Cardiac Tissue Engineering, Circ. Res., 2008; 103;119-121.
Quantitative Panoramic Imaging of Epicardial Electrical Activity. Ann. Biomed. Eng. 2008; 36(10): 1649-58. PMID: 18654852.
Connexin 43 Expression Delineates Two Discrete Pathways in the Human Atrioventricular Junction, Anat. Rec., 2008, 291(2): 204-15.
Effect of electroporation on cardiac electrophysiology. Methods Mol Biol. 2008; 423: 433-48.
Electrophysiological mechanisms of antiarrhythmic protection during hypothermia in winter hibernating versus nonhibernating mammals. Heart Rhythm, 2008 Nov; 5(11): 1587-96. PMID: 18984537
Optical Mapping of the Human Atrioventricular Junction, Circulation, 2008, 117(11): 1474-7
Quantification of Cardiac Fiber Orientation Using Optical Coherence Tomography, J Biomed. Opt., 2008, 13(3): 030505. PMID: 18601522.
Spatiotemporal characteristics of activation of the heart of hibernating and non-hibernating mammals during hypothermia. Kardiologiia. 2008; 48(12): 34-41. In Russian.
Atria are more susceptible to electroporation than ventricles: Implications for atrial stunning, shock-induced arrhythmia and defibrillation failure, Heart Rhythm J., 2008, 5(4): 593-604
Spatial Distribution and Extent of Electroporation by Strong Internal Shock in Intact Structurally Normal and Chronically Infarcted Rabbit Hearts, JCE, 2008, 19(10):1080-9. PMID: 18479336.
Right pectoral implantable cardioverter defibrillators: role of the proximal (SVC) coil. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Aug;31(8):1025-35. PMID: 18684259
Bimodal Biophotonic Imaging of the Structure-Function: Relationship in Cardiac Tissue, J. Biomed. Opt., 2008 Sep-Oct; 13(5): 054012.
Computer three-dimensional reconstruction of the atrioventricular node, Circ. Res., 2008, 102: 975-985.

2007

Synthesis Of Optical Recordings During Arrhythmia And Defibrillation: An Inquiry Into The Role Of Photon Scattering In Signal Distortion. Biophys. J., 2007, 93(10): 3714-26.
Direct Measurements of Membrane Time Constant During Defibrillation Strength Shocks, Heart Rhythm, 2007, 4(4): 478-86.
Enhanced transmural fiber rotation and Cx43 heterogeneity are associated with an increased upper limit of vulnerability in a transgenic rabbit model of human hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Circulation Research, 2007, 101(10): 1049-57.
Application of blebbistatin as an excitation-contraction uncoupler for electrophysiological study of rat and rabbit hearts, Heart Rhythm, 2007 May;4(5):619-26.
Innovation in optical imaging: looking inside the heart, Heart Rhythm, 2007 Jul;4(7): 925-6. Editorial.
Effects of Sterile Pericarditis on Connexins 40 and 43 in the Atria: Correlation with Abnormal Conduction and Atrial Arrhythmias. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 2007, 293(2): H1231-41
Cloning, sequence analysis and phylogeny of Connexin43 isolated from American black bear heart. DNA sequence. 2007, 18(5): 380-4
Three Dimensional Panoramic Imaging of Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Rabbit Heart. J. Biomed. Opt. 2007, 12(4): 044019.
Atrio-Ventricular Conduction with and without AV Nodal Delay: Two Pathways to the Bundle of His in the Rabbit Heart. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 2007, 293(2): H1122-30.
Autonomic Control and Innervation of the AV Junctional Pacemaker. Heart Rhythm, 2007, 4: 1326-1335.
Optical Coherence Tomography as a Tool for Measuring Morphogenetic Deformation of the Looping Heart, Anatomical Records, 2007, 290(9): 1057-68.
How to fix a broken heart: Modern Bioengineering Approaches to Cardiovascular Diseases, from Molecules to Patients», Club Bilingua, Moscow, Russia, September 12, 2007
The effect of hypothermia on the wavelength and vulnarability to ventricular arrhythmias in mammals. Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova. 2007 Mar; 93(3):289-99. Russian.

2006

Present understanding of shock polarity for internal defibrillation: the obvious and non-obvious clinical implications. Pacing Clin. Electrophysiol. 2006 Aug; 29(8):885-91.
Low Voltage Defibrillation, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA, July 27, 2006.
Tornado in a dish: revealing the mechanisms of ventricular arrhythmias in engineered cardiac tissues, Cardiovascular Research, 2006, 69(2): 307-8, Editorial.
Postganglionic nerve stimulation induces temporal inhibition of excitability in rabbit sinoatrial node. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2006 Aug; 291(2): H612-23.
Connexins in the sinoatrial and atrioventricular nodes. Adv Cardiol. 2006; 42:175-97.
Virtual electrode hypothesis of defibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2006 Sep;3(9): 1100-2. Epub 2006 Mar 10.
Precordial thump and commotio cordis: The yin and yang of mechanoelectric feedback in the heart, Heart Rhythm, 2006, 3(2): 187-188. Editorial.
Gene printer: laser-scanning targeted transfection of cultured cardiac neonatal rat cells. Cell Commun Adhes. 2006 Jul-Aug; 13(4):217-22.
Embryonic Cardiography using Gated Optical Coherence Tomography, Optics Express, 2006, 14(2): 736-748.
Localization of Na+ Channel Isoforms at the Atrioventricular Junction and Atrioventricular Node in the Rat. Circulation. 2006 Sep 11;
Three-Dimensional Anatomy of the Conduction System of the Early Embryonic Rabbit Heart, Anatomical records, 2006 288A:3-7.
Mechanisms of unpinning and termination of ventricular tachycardia: Implications for low voltage defibrillation. Am. J. Physiol., 2006, 291(1): H184-92.
Reentrant Arrhythmias, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Columbus, OH. September 28, 2006

2005

Optical coherence tomography imaging of the Purkinje network. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2005; 16: 559-560. PMID: 15877631.
Electroporation of the heart. Europace. 2005 (Suppl 2): 146-54.
Mechanisms of enhanced shock-induced arrhythmogenesis in the rabbit heart with healed myocardial infarction. Am J Physiol: Heart Circ Physiol. 2005, 289(3): H1054-68.
Imaging Arrhythmias: Toward Painless Defibrillation. Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, October 17, 2005.
Optical mapping of the atrioventricular junction. J. Electrocardiology, 2005, 38S: 121-5. Review.
Chessboard of atrial fibrillation: Reentry or focus? Single or multiple source(s)? Neurogenic or myogenic? Am. J. Physiol, 2005, 289(3): H977-9. Editorial comment.
Mechanisms of Superiority of Ascending Ramp Waveforms: New Insights into Mechanisms of Shock-induced Vulnerability and Defibrillation. Am J Physiol: Heart Circ Physiol. 2005; 289(2): H569-77.
Hibernator Citellus undulatus maintains safe cardiac conduction and is protected against tachyarrhythmias during extreme hypothermia: possible role of Cx43 and Cx45 upregulation. Heart Rhythm., 2005, 2(9): 966-75.
Fluorescent real-time monitoring of cardiac high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation. Ann. Biomed. Eng, 2005, 33(10): 1417-1424.
The Gurvich waveform has lower defibrillation threshold than the rectilinear waveform and the truncated exponential waveform in the rabbit heart. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2005; 83: 152-160. PMID: 15791288.
Differences Between Left and Right Ventricular Chamber Geometry Affect Cardiac Vulnerability to Electric Shocks. Circ Res. 2005; 97(2): 168-75. PMCID: PMC2925187.
Computer three-dimensional reconstruction of the sinoatrial node. Circulation. 2005; 111: 846-854. PMID: 15699261.
Electrophysiology and anatomy of embryonic rabbit hearts before and after septation. Am J Physiol: Heart Circ Physiol. 2005; 288: H344-H351. PMID: 15331361.
[Pattern of Excitation in Isolated Heart of Hibernator Ground Squirrel Citellus undulatus]. Kardiologiia. 2005; 45: 4-10. PMID: 15940184.

2004

Shock-induced arrhythmogenesis is enhanced by 2,3-butanedione monoxime compared with cytochalasin D.Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004; 286(1): H310-8. Epub 2003 Sep 04. PMID: 12958029.
Structure-function relationship in the AV junction. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2004; 280: 952-965. PMID: 15368340.
Cardiac pacing and defibrillation: history and mechanisms of antiarrhythmia therapy, Washington University, MO, September 17, 2004
Effects of electroporation on optically recorded transmembrane potential responses to high-intensity electrical shocks. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004; 286: H412-H418. PMID: 14527941.
Cardiac conduction and resistance to ventricular fibrillation in Siberian hibernator Cittelus undulatus: Does the switch from Cx43 to Cx45 improve safety of slow conduction? Life in Cold, Alaska, July 31, 2004
Pinning force in active media. Phys Rev Lett. 2004; 93: 168303. PMID: 15525042.
Functional imaging of the embryonic pacemaking and cardiac conduction system over the past 150 years: technologies to overcome the challenges. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2004; 280: 980-989. PMID: 15372434.
Dynamics of virtual electrode-induced scroll-wave reentry in a 3D bidomain model. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004; 287: H1570-H1581. PMID: 15371264.
Virtual electrode theory explains pacing threshold increase caused by cardiac tissue damage. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004; 286: H2183-H2194. PMID: 14726298.
Unpinning and removal of a rotating wave in cardiac muscle. Phys Rev Lett. 2004; 93: 058101. PMID: 15323732.
A physical approach to remove anatomical reentries: a bidomain study. J. Theor. Biol., 2004, 230(4): 489-497. PMID: 15363671.
Optical imaging of the heart. Circ Res. 2004 Jul 9; 95(1): 21-33. PMID: 15242982.

2003

Effects of lidocaine on shock-induced vulnerability. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2003; 14(10 Suppl): S237-48. PMID: 14760929.
Diastolic shocking experience: do virtual electrodes exist only during systole? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2003; 14(11): 1223-4. PMID: 14678139.
Site of origin and molecular substrate of atrioventricular junctional rhythm in the rabbit heart. Circ Res. 2003; 93(11): 1102-10. PMID: 14563715.
Fibrillation or neurillation: back to the future in our concepts of sudden cardiac death? Circ Res. 2003; 92(10): 1062-4. PMID: 12775654.
Mechanisms of stimulation and defibrillation, Cornell University, NY, March 11, 2003
Nonlinear effects in subthreshold virtual electrode polarization. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003; 284(6): H2368-74. PMID: 12742834.
Century of Defibrillation, XII World Congress on Cardiac Pacing & Electrophysiology, Hong Kong, China, February 22, 2003
Optical mapping technique applied to biventricular pacing: potential mechanisms of ventricular arrhythmias occurrence. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2003; 26(1 Pt 2): 197-205. PMID: 12687812.
Cx43 and dual-pathway electrophysiology of the atrioventricular node and atrioventricular nodal reentry. Circ Res. 2003; 92(4): 469-75. PMID: 12600895.
Letter to editor, EuroPACE, 2003, 5(3): 243-244.