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    Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green

    TitleClinical Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address9300 Campus Point Drive #7411
    CA La Jolla 92037
    Phone858-657-5313
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      1. Nishimura M, Sab S, Birgersdotter-Green U, Krummen D, Schricker A, Raissi F, Hoffmayer KS, Feld GK, Hsu JC. Reasons for and predictors of acute hospitalization versus elective outpatient implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation and subsequent differential clinical outcomes. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2017 Aug 26. PMID: 28844089.
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      2. Indik JH, Gimbel JR, Abe H, Alkmim-Teixeira R, Birgersdotter-Green U, Clarke GD, Dickfeld TL, Froelich JW, Grant J, Hayes DL, Heidbuchel H, Idriss SF, Kanal E, Lampert R, Machado CE, Mandrola JM, Nazarian S, Patton KK, Rozner MA, Russo RJ, Shen WK, Shinbane JS, Teo WS, Uribe W, Verma A, Wilkoff BL, Woodard PK. 2017 HRS expert consensus statement on magnetic resonance imaging and radiation exposure in patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices. Heart Rhythm. 2017 Jul; 14(7):e97-e153. PMID: 28502708.
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      3. Russo RJ, Costa HS, Silva PD, Anderson JL, Arshad A, Biederman RW, Boyle NG, Frabizzio JV, Birgersdotter-Green U, Higgins SL, Lampert R, Machado CE, Martin ET, Rivard AL, Rubenstein JC, Schaerf RH, Schwartz JD, Shah DJ, Tomassoni GF, Tominaga GT, Tonkin AE, Uretsky S, Wolff SD. Assessing the Risks Associated with MRI in Patients with a Pacemaker or Defibrillator. N Engl J Med. 2017 02 23; 376(8):755-764. PMID: 28225684.
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      4. Lee NS, Lin F, Birgersdotter-Green U. Should women have different ECG criteria for CRT than men? J Cardiol. 2017 Jan 31. PMID: 28159452.
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      5. Salcedo JD, Pretorius VG, Hsu JC, Lalani GG, Schricker AA, Hebsur SM, McGARRY TJ, Hunter JA, Lewis KE, Krummen DE, Feld GK, Birgersdotter-Green U. Compatibility of Radiofrequency Surgical Sponge Detection Technology with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices and Temporary Pacemakers. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Oct 6. PMID: 27550834.
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      6. Al-Hijji MA, Killu AM, Yousefian O, Hodge DO, Park JY, Hebsur S, El Sabbagh A, Pretorius VG, Ackerman MJ, Friedman PA, Birgersdotter-Green U, Cha YM. Outcomes of lead extraction without subsequent device reimplantation. Europace. 2016 Oct 5. PMID: 27707785.
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      7. Lalani GG, Schricker AA, Salcedo J, Hebsur S, Hsu J, Feld G, Birgersdotter-Green U. Cardiac Device Implant Skin Closure with a Novel Adjustable, Coaptive Tape-Based Device. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Oct; 39(10):1077-1082. PMID: 27470060.
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      8. Pollock J, Pollema T, Pretorius V, Birgersdotter-Green U, Cronin B. Percutaneous Laser Lead Extraction of an Inadvertently Placed Left-Sided Pacemaker Lead. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 May 04. PMID: 27569825.
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      9. Schricker AA, Birgersdotter-Green U, Feld GK, Pretorius V. Percutaneous extraction of a 20-year-old Accufix pacemaker lead complicated by intraoperative protrusion of its J retention wire. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2016 Jul; 2(4):318-320. PMID: 28491700.
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      10. Kawata H, Hirai T, Doukas D, Hirai R, Steinbrunner J, Wilson J, Noda T, Hsu J, Krummen D, Feld G, Wilber D, Santucci P, Birgersdotter-Green U. The Occurrence of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapies After Generator Replacement in Patients Who No Longer Meet Primary Prevention Indications. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 Jun; 27(6):724-9. PMID: 26915696.
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      11. Hebsur S, Pollema T, Birgersdotter-Green U, Pretorius V. Extraction of a CardioFix neurostimulator with concomitant laser-assisted lead and intracardiac cardiac defibrillator extraction due to Staphylococcus aureus pocket infection. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2016 May; 2(3):208-210. PMID: 28491671.
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      12. Poole JE, Singh JP, Birgersdotter-Green U. QRS Duration or QRS Morphology: What Really Matters in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Mar 8; 67(9):1104-17. PMID: 26940932.
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      13. O'Connell CW, Schricker AA, Schneir AB, Metushi IG, Birgersdotter-Green U, Minns AB. High-dose loperamide abuse-associated ventricular arrhythmias. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2016 May; 2(3):232-236. PMID: 28491676.
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      14. Chen LU, Fu H, Pretorius VG, Yang D, Wiste HJ, Yuan H, Feld GK, Cha YM, Birgersdotter-Green U. Clinical Outcomes of Cardiac Resynchronization with Epicardial Left Ventricular Lead. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Oct; 38(10):1201-9. PMID: 26172535.
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      15. Lalani GG, Birgersdotter-Green U. Cardiac resynchronisation therapy in patients with chronic heart failure. Heart. 2015 Jul; 101(13):1008-14. PMID: 25882504.
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      16. Bahadorani JN, Schricker AA, Pretorius VG, Birgersdotter-Green U, Dominguez A, Mahmud E. Percutaneous extraction of inadvertently placed left-sided pacemaker leads with complete cerebral embolic protection. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Oct; 86(4):777-85. PMID: 25581608.
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      17. Maus TM, Shurter J, Nguyen L, Birgersdotter-Green U, Pretorius V. Multidisciplinary Approach to Transvenous Lead Extraction: A Single Center's Experience. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Apr; 29(2):265-70. PMID: 25649700.
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      18. Birgersdotter-Green U, Pretorius VG. Lead extractions: indications, procedural aspects, and outcomes. Cardiol Clin. 2014 May; 32(2):201-10. PMID: 24793797.
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      19. McGarry TJ, Berman B, Birgersdotter-Green U, Pretorius V. Right ventricular pseudoaneurysm after lead extraction. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Nov; 11(11):2120-1. PMID: 24607915.
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      20. Lin AH, Oakley LS, Phan HL, Shutt BJ, Birgersdotter-Green U, Francisco GM. Prevalence of stroke and the need for thromboprophylaxis in young patients with atrial fibrillation: a cohort study. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2014 Mar; 15(3):189-93. PMID: 24625564.
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      21. Kawata H, Patel J, McGarry T, Joshi R, Krummen D, Feld G, Birgersdotter-Green U. Obese female patients have higher rates of lead dislodgement after ICD or CRT-D implantation. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Apr 1; 172(3):e522-4. PMID: 24502881.
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      22. McGarry TJ, Joshi R, Kawata H, Patel J, Feld G, Birgersdotter-Green U, Pretorius V. Pocket infections of cardiac implantable electronic devices treated by negative pressure wound therapy. Europace. 2014 Mar; 16(3):372-7. PMID: 24127355.
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      23. Mulpuru SK, Pretorius VG, Birgersdotter-Green U. Device infections: management and indications for lead extraction. Circulation. 2013 Aug 27; 128(9):1031-8. PMID: 23979629.
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      24. Gold MR, Yu Y, Singh JP, Stein KM, Birgersdotter-Green U, Meyer TE, Seth M, Ellenbogen KA. The effect of left ventricular electrical delay on AV optimization for cardiac resynchronization therapy. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Jul; 10(7):988-93. PMID: 23499621.
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      25. Kawata H, Birgersdotter-Green U. Gender studies in cardiovascular medicine: Getting to the heart of the matter. Heart Rhythm. 2013 May; 10(5):666-7. PMID: 23499627.
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      26. Kawata H, Pretorius V, Phan H, Mulpuru S, Gadiyaram V, Patel J, Steltzner D, Krummen D, Feld G, Birgersdotter-Green U. Utility and safety of temporary pacing using active fixation leads and externalized re-usable permanent pacemakers after lead extraction. Europace. 2013 Sep; 15(9):1287-91. PMID: 23482613.
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      27. Kawata H, Mulpuru S, Phan H, Patel J, Gadiyaram V, Chen L, Sawhney N, Feld G, Birgersdotter-Green U. Gender difference in coronary sinus anatomy and left ventricular lead pacing parameters in patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy. Circ J. 2013; 77(6):1424-9. PMID: 23459446.
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      28. Pretorius V, Birgersdotter-Green U, Heywood JT, Hafelfinger W, Gutfinger DE, Eigler NL, Love CJ, Abraham WT. An implantable left atrial pressure sensor lead designed for percutaneous extraction using standard techniques. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 May; 36(5):570-7. PMID: 23448187.
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      29. Birgersdotter-Green U, Ruetz LL, Anand K, Monir G, Abeyratne AI, Bailey JR, Shorofsky SR, Hsia HH, Friedman PA. Automated vulnerability testing identifies patients with inadequate defibrillation safety margin. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Dec; 5(6):1073-80. PMID: 23051838.
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      30. Chen L, Tiongson JE, Obrzut S, McDaniel MB, Chang HY, Patel J, Friedman PJ, Feld GK, Birgersdotter-Green U. Standard chest radiograph predicts left ventricular lead location in chronic resynchronization therapy patients more accurately than intraoperative fluoroscopy. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2012 Dec; 35(3):323-30. PMID: 22843127.
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      31. Gold MR, Birgersdotter-Green U, Singh JP, Ellenbogen KA, Yu Y, Meyer TE, Seth M, Tchou PJ. The relationship between ventricular electrical delay and left ventricular remodelling with cardiac resynchronization therapy. Eur Heart J. 2011 Oct; 32(20):2516-24. PMID: 21875862.
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      32. van Gelder IC, Phan HM, Wilkoff BL, Brown ML, Rogers T, Peterson BJ, Birgersdotter-Green U. Prognostic significance of atrial arrhythmias in a primary prevention ICD population. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2011 Sep; 34(9):1070-9. PMID: 21605131.
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      33. Varahan SL, Mulpuru SK, Birgersdotter-Green U. Catastrophic consequence of a pacing lead in the wrong chamber. Europace. 2011 Mar; 13(3):449. PMID: 21186233.
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      34. Obrzut S, Tiongson J, Jamshidi N, Phan HM, Hoh C, Birgersdotter-Green U. Assessment of metabolic phenotypes in patients with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2010 Dec; 3(6):643-51. PMID: 20842468.
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      35. Obrzut S, Jamshidi N, Karimi A, Birgersdotter-Green U, Hoh C. Imaging and modeling of myocardial metabolism. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2010 Aug; 3(4):384-96. PMID: 20559785.
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      36. Yee R, Birgersdotter-Green U, Belk P, Jackson T, Christensen J, Wathen MS. The relationship between pacing site and induction or termination of sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia by antitachycardia pacing. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2010 Jan; 33(1):27-32. PMID: 19930109.
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      37. Wilkoff BL, Williamson BD, Stern RS, Moore SL, Lu F, Lee SW, Birgersdotter-Green U, Wathen MS, Van Gelder IC, Heubner BM, Brown ML, Holloman KK. Strategic programming of detection and therapy parameters in implantable cardioverter-defibrillators reduces shocks in primary prevention patients: results from the PREPARE (Primary Prevention Parameters Evaluation) study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Aug 12; 52(7):541-50. PMID: 18687248.
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      38. Liu TI, Feld GK, Birgersdotter-Green U. Transvenous left ventricular lead placement in a patient with mechanical tricuspid, aortic, and mitral valves. Eur Heart J. 2008 May; 29(9):1095. PMID: 18032425.
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      39. Day JD, Doshi RN, Belott P, Birgersdotter-Green U, Behboodikhah M, Ott P, Glatter KA, Tobias S, Frumin H, Lee BK, Merillat J, Wiener I, Wang S, Grogin H, Chun S, Patrawalla R, Crandall B, Osborn JS, Weiss JP, Lappe DL, Neuman S. Inductionless or limited shock testing is possible in most patients with implantable cardioverter- defibrillators/cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators: results of the multicenter ASSURE Study (Arrhythmia Single Shock Defibrillation Threshold Testing Versus Upper Limit of Vulnerability: Risk Reduction Evaluation With Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantations). Circulation. 2007 May 8; 115(18):2382-9. PMID: 17470697.
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      40. Srivatsa UN, Hoppe BL, Narayan S, Feld GK, Birgersdotter-Green U. Ventricular arrhythmia discriminator programming and the impact on the incidence of inappropriate therapy in patients with implantable cardiac defibrillators. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2007; 7(2):77-84. PMID: 17538699.
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      41. Paz O, Birgersdotter-Green U, Swerdlow C. Acceleration of ventricular rate following atrial antitachycardia pacing: what is the mechanism? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2003 Dec; 14(12):1382-4. PMID: 14678119.
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      42. Green UB, Garg A, Al-Kandari F, Ungab G, Tone L, Feld GK. Successful implantation of cardiac defibrillators without induction of ventricular fibrillation using upper limit of vulnerability testing. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2003 Feb; 8(1):71-5. PMID: 12652181.
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      43. Garg A, Wadhwa M, Brown K, Luckett C, Vaughn T, Birgersdotter-Green U, Feld G. Inappropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator discharge from sensing of external alternating current leak. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2002 Oct; 7(2):181-4. PMID: 12397229.
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      44. Birgersdotter-Green U, Undesser K, Fujimura O, Feld GK, Kass RM, Mandel WJ, Peter CT, Chen PS. Correlation of acute and chronic defibrillation threshold with upper limit of vulnerability determined in normal sinus rhythm. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 1999 Jul; 3(2):155-61. PMID: 10387143.
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      45. Garg A, Finneran W, Mollerus M, Birgersdotter-Green U, Fujimura O, Tone L, Feld GK. Right atrial compartmentalization using radiofrequency catheter ablation for management of patients with refractory atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1999 Jun; 10(6):763-71. PMID: 10376912.
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      46. Feld GK, Mollerus M, Birgersdotter-Green U, Fujimura O, Bahnson TD, Boyce K, Rahme M. Conduction velocity in the tricuspid valve-inferior vena cava isthmus is slower in patients with type I atrial flutter compared to those without a history of atrial flutter. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 1997 Dec; 8(12):1338-48. PMID: 9436771.
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      47. Cha YM, Birgersdotter-Green U, Wolf PL, Peters BB, Chen PS. The mechanism of termination of reentrant activity in ventricular fibrillation. Circ Res. 1994 Mar; 74(3):495-506. PMID: 8118958.
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      48. Cha YM, Peters BB, Birgersdotter-Green U, Chen PS. A reappraisal of ventricular fibrillation threshold testing. Am J Physiol. 1993 Mar; 264(3 Pt 2):H1005-10. PMID: 8456967.
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      49. Birgersdotter-Green U, Rosenqvist M, Lindemans FW, Rydén L, Rådegran K. Holter documented sudden death in a patient with an implanted defibrillator. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1992 Jul; 15(7):1008-14. PMID: 1378592.
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      50. Rosenqvist M, Birgersdotter-Green U, Bergfeldt L, Aström H, Langberg JJ, Rydén L. [Radiofrequency ablation--promising treatment in supraventricular arrhythmia]. Lakartidningen. 1992 May 27; 89(22):2003-6. PMID: 1630218.
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      51. Birgersdotter-Green U. Propafenone for cardiac arrhythmias. Am J Med Sci. 1992 Feb; 303(2):123-8. PMID: 1539611.
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      52. Birgersdotter-Green U, Rosenqvist M, Rydén L. Effect of congestive heart failure treatment on incidence and prognosis of ventricular tachyarrhythmias. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1991; 17 Suppl 6:S53-8. PMID: 1723120.
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