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Sunny S Po

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InstitutionUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
DepartmentMedicine Cardiology
Address1200 Everett Dr
Oklahoma City OK 73104-5047
Phone405/271-9696
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    K23HL069972     (PO, SUNNY SEN)Feb 1, 2003 - Nov 30, 2007
    NIH/NHLBI
    Determinants of Catheter Ablation Failure
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Liu Y, Scherlag BJ, Fan Y, Xia W, Huang H, Po SS. Acetylcholine-Atropine Interactions: Paradoxical Effects on Atrial Fibrillation Inducibility. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2017 Jun; 69(6):369-373. PMID: 28328743.
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    2. Yu J, Chen K, Yang B, Zhang F, Ju W, Chen H, Yang G, Li M, Wang B, Gu K, Ouyang F, Ho SY, Po S, Chen M. Peri-mitral atrial flutter: personalized ablation strategy based on arrhythmogenic substrate. Europace. 2017 Mar 01. PMID: 28340110.
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    3. Garabelli P, Stavrakis S, Po S. Smartphone-based arrhythmia monitoring. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2017 Jan; 32(1):53-57. PMID: 27875477.
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    4. Stavrakis S, Stoner JA, Kardokus J, Garabelli PJ, Po SS, Lazzara R. Intermittent vs. Continuous Anticoagulation theRapy in patiEnts with Atrial Fibrillation (iCARE-AF): a randomized pilot study. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2017 Jan; 48(1):51-60. PMID: 27696012.
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    5. Stavrakis S, Dyer JW, Koomson E, Scherlag BJ, Bhardwaj B, Lazzara R, Po SS. Spectral Analysis of Baseline Electrocardiogram During Atrial Fibrillation Predicts Response to Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy in Patients With Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 Aug 10. PMID: 27506321.
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    6. Lo LW, Chang HY, Scherlag BJ, Lin YJ, Chou YH, Lin WL, Chen SA, Po SS. Temporary Suppression of Cardiac Ganglionated Plexi Leads to Long-Term Suppression of Atrial Fibrillation: Evidence of Early Autonomic Intervention to Break the Vicious Cycle of "AF Begets AF". J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jul 05; 5(7). PMID: 27381759.
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    7. Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA, Anand I, Armour JA, Chen PS, Esler M, De Ferrari GM, Fishbein MC, Goldberger JJ, Harper RM, Joyner MJ, Khalsa SS, Kumar R, Lane R, Mahajan A, Po S, Schwartz PJ, Somers VK, Valderrabano M, Vaseghi M, Zipes DP. Clinical neurocardiology defining the value of neuroscience-based cardiovascular therapeutics. J Physiol. 2016 Jul 15; 594(14):3911-54. PMID: 27114333; PMCID: PMC4945719 [Available on 07/15/17].
    8. Stavrakis S, Dyer JW, Scherlag BJ, Khan Z, Yeung P, Chohan J, Po SS. Spectral Analysis of Electrocardiograms in Patients with Inducible Atrial Fibrillation after Catheter Ablation Predicts Sinus Rhythm Maintenance. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2017 Jan; 22(1). PMID: 27226336.
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    9. Garabelli P, Stavrakis S, Albert M, Koomson E, Parwani P, Chohan J, Smith L, Albert D, Xie R, Xie Q, Reynolds D, Po S. Comparison of QT Interval Readings in Normal Sinus Rhythm Between a Smartphone Heart Monitor and a 12-Lead ECG for Healthy Volunteers and Inpatients Receiving Sotalol or Dofetilide. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 Jul; 27(7):827-32. PMID: 27027653.
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    10. Qin M, Liu X, Jiang WF, Wu SH, Zhang XD, Po S. Vagal response during pulmonary vein isolation: Re-recognized its characteristics and implications in lone paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiol. 2016 May 15; 211:7-13. PMID: 26963618.
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    11. Scherlag BJ, Sun J, He B, Po SS. Optimal Sites for Renal Artery Denervation: Relation to atrial fibrillation ablation. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Apr 15; 209:330-1. PMID: 26922295.
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    12. Garabelli P, Stavrakis S, Po SS. Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2016 Mar; 8(1):121-9. PMID: 26920180.
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    13. Pokushalov E, Kozlov B, Romanov A, Strelnikov A, Bayramova S, Sergeevichev D, Bogachev-Prokophiev A, Zheleznev S, Shipulin V, Lomivorotov VV, Karaskov A, Po SS, Steinberg JS. Long-Term Suppression of Atrial Fibrillation by Botulinum Toxin Injection Into Epicardial Fat Pads in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: One-Year Follow-Up of a Randomized Pilot Study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Dec; 8(6):1334-41. PMID: 26486855.
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    14. Hou Y, Zhou Q, Po SS. Neuromodulation for cardiac arrhythmia. Heart Rhythm. 2016 Feb; 13(2):584-92. PMID: 26440550.
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    15. Zhang L, Po SS, Wang H, Scherlag BJ, Li H, Sun J, Lu Y, Ma Y, Hou Y. Autonomic Remodeling: How Atrial Fibrillation Begets Atrial Fibrillation in the First 24 Hours. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2015 Sep; 66(3):307-15. PMID: 25970842.
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    16. Stavrakis S, Humphrey MB, Po SS. Reply: Vagal Modulation of Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Aug 25; 66(8):978. PMID: 26293771.
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    17. Garabelli PJ, Stavrakis S, Po SS. A case series and review of the literature regarding coronary artery complications associated with coronary sinus catheter ablation. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2015 Sep; 1(5):315-319. PMID: 28491575.
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    18. Stavrakis S, Po SS. Neuroimmunomodulation: A new frontier of treating cardiovascular diseases. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016 Jan; 26(1):12-3. PMID: 25983195.
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    19. Zhang L, Hou Y, Po SS. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Atrial Fibrillation. Arrhythm Electrophysiol Rev. 2015 May; 4(1):14-8. PMID: 26835094; PMCID: PMC4711541.
    20. Stavrakis S, Humphrey MB, Scherlag BJ, Hu Y, Jackman WM, Nakagawa H, Lockwood D, Lazzara R, Po SS. Low-level transcutaneous electrical vagus nerve stimulation suppresses atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Mar 10; 65(9):867-75. PMID: 25744003; PMCID: PMC4352201.
    21. Sun J, Scherlag BJ, He BO, Shen X, Gao M, Zhang L, Li Y, Po SS. Electrical Stimulation of Vascular Autonomic Nerves: Effects on Heart Rate, Blood Pressure, and Arrhythmias. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Jul; 38(7):825-30. PMID: 25640056.
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    22. Stavrakis S, Nakagawa H, Po SS, Scherlag BJ, Lazzara R, Jackman WM. The role of the autonomic ganglia in atrial fibrillation. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Mar-Apr; 1(1-2):1-13. PMID: 26301262.
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    23. Zhang L, Huang B, Scherlag BJ, Ritchey JW, Embi AA, Hu J, Hou Y, Po SS. Structural changes in the progression of atrial fibrillation: potential role of glycogen and fibrosis as perpetuating factors. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015; 8(2):1712-8. PMID: 25973058; PMCID: PMC4396299.
    24. Gao M, Zhang L, Scherlag BJ, Huang B, Stavrakis S, Hou YM, Hou Y, Po SS. Low-level vagosympathetic trunk stimulation inhibits atrial fibrillation in a rabbit model of obstructive sleep apnea. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Apr; 12(4):818-24. PMID: 25533582.
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    25. Yu L, Dyer JW, Scherlag BJ, Stavrakis S, Sha Y, Sheng X, Garabelli P, Jacobson J, Po SS. The use of low-level electromagnetic fields to suppress atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Apr; 12(4):809-17. PMID: 25533588.
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    26. Huang B, Yu L, Scherlag BJ, Wang S, He B, Yang K, Liao K, Lu Z, He W, Zhang L, Po SS, Jiang H. Left renal nerves stimulation facilitates ischemia-induced ventricular arrhythmia by increasing nerve activity of left stellate ganglion. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Nov; 25(11):1249-56. PMID: 25066536.
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    27. Pokushalov E, Kozlov B, Romanov A, Strelnikov A, Bayramova S, Sergeevichev D, Bogachev-Prokophiev A, Zheleznev S, Shipulin V, Salakhutdinov N, Lomivorotov VV, Karaskov A, Po SS, Steinberg JS. Botulinum toxin injection in epicardial fat pads can prevent recurrences of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: results of a randomized pilot study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Aug 12; 64(6):628-9. PMID: 25104535.
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    28. Jiang RH, Po SS, Tung R, Liu Q, Sheng X, Zhang ZW, Sun YX, Yu L, Zhang P, Fu GS, Jiang CY. Incidence of pulmonary vein conduction recovery in patients without clinical recurrence after ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: mechanistic implications. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jun; 11(6):969-76. PMID: 24632180.
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    29. Stavrakis S, Jackman WM, Nakagawa H, Sun Y, Xu Q, Beckman KJ, Lockwood D, Scherlag BJ, Lazzara R, Po SS. Risk of coronary artery injury with radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation of epicardial posteroseptal accessory pathways within the coronary venous system. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Feb; 7(1):113-9. PMID: 24365648.
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    30. Hou Y, Hu J, Po SS, Wang H, Zhang L, Zhang F, Wang K, Zhou Q. Catheter-based renal sympathetic denervation significantly inhibits atrial fibrillation induced by electrical stimulation of the left stellate ganglion and rapid atrial pacing. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e78218. PMID: 24223140; PMCID: PMC3819364.
    31. Jiang RH, Jiang CY, Sheng X, Zhang ZW, Sun YX, Liu Q, Fu GS, Po SS. Marked suppression of pulmonary vein firing after circumferential pulmonary vein isolation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: is pulmonary vein firing an epiphenomenon? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Feb; 25(2):111-8. PMID: 24118531.
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    32. Shen X, Scherlag BJ, He B, Sun J, Mei G, Po SS. The Role of the Atrial Neural Network In Atrial Fibrillation: The Metastatic Progression Hypothesis. J Atr Fibrillation. 2013 Aug-Sep; 6(2):882. PMID: 28496879.
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    33. Katritsis DG, Pokushalov E, Romanov A, Giazitzoglou E, Siontis GC, Po SS, Camm AJ, Ioannidis JP. Autonomic denervation added to pulmonary vein isolation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a randomized clinical trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Dec 17; 62(24):2318-25. PMID: 23973694.
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    34. Scherlag BJ, Po SS. GP or no GP, is that the question? Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun; 6(3):458-9. PMID: 23778247.
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    35. Liu Y, Scherlag BJ, Fan Y, Mao J, Hepler E, Varma V, Male S, Xia W, Huang H, Po SS. Experimental model of focal atrial tachycardia: clinical correlates. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2013 Aug; 24(8):909-13. PMID: 23621576.
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    36. Lo LW, Scherlag BJ, Chang HY, Lin YJ, Chen SA, Po SS. Paradoxical long-term proarrhythmic effects after ablating the "head station" ganglionated plexi of the vagal innervation to the heart. Heart Rhythm. 2013 May; 10(5):751-7. PMID: 23357542.
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    37. Wayangankar SA, Payne J, Po S, Sivaram CA. Serendipitous discovery of a right coronary artery to right pulmonary artery fistula by transesophageal echocardiogram. Echocardiography. 2013 Mar; 30(3):E87-8. PMID: 23228036.
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    38. Embi A, Scherlag BJ, Embi PJ, Menes M, Po SS. Targeted cellular ionic calcium chelation by oxalates: Implications for the treatment of tumor cells. Cancer Cell Int. 2012 Dec 08; 12(1):51. PMID: 23216811; PMCID: PMC3541088.
    39. Yu L, Scherlag BJ, Li S, Fan Y, Dyer J, Male S, Varma V, Sha Y, Stavrakis S, Po SS. Low-level transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the auricular branch of the vagus nerve: a noninvasive approach to treat the initial phase of atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Mar; 10(3):428-35. PMID: 23183191.
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    40. Stavrakis S, Scherlag BJ, Fan Y, Liu Y, Mao J, Varma V, Lazzara R, Po SS. Inhibition of atrial fibrillation by low-level vagus nerve stimulation: the role of the nitric oxide signaling pathway. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2013 Apr; 36(3):199-208. PMID: 23179922.
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    41. Liu Y, Scherlag BJ, Fan Y, Varma V, Male S, Chaudhry MA, Huang C, Po SS. Inducibility of atrial fibrillation after GP ablations and "autonomic blockade": evidence for the pathophysiological role of the nonadrenergic and noncholinergic neurotransmitters. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2013 Feb; 24(2):188-95. PMID: 23066921.
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    42. He B, Scherlag BJ, Nakagawa H, Lazzara R, Po SS. The intrinsic autonomic nervous system in atrial fibrillation: a review. ISRN Cardiol. 2012; 2012:490674. PMID: 22778995; PMCID: PMC3385664.
    43. Mao J, Scherlag BJ, Liu Y, Fan Y, Varma V, Stavrakis S, Po SS. The atrial neural network as a substrate for atrial fibrillation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2012 Oct; 35(1):3-9. PMID: 22695762.
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    44. Pokushalov E, Romanov A, Artyomenko S, Shirokova N, Turov A, Karaskov A, Katritsis DG, Po SS. Ganglionated plexi ablation directed by high-frequency stimulation and complex fractionated atrial electrograms for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012 Jul; 35(7):776-84. PMID: 22486215.
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    45. Stavrakis S, Scherlag BJ, Fan Y, Liu Y, Liu Q, Mao J, Cai H, Lazzara R, Po SS. Antiarrhythmic effects of vasostatin-1 in a canine model of atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2012 Jul; 23(7):771-7. PMID: 22487376.
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    46. Stavrakis S, Scherlag BJ, Po SS. Autonomic modulation: an emerging paradigm for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Apr; 5(2):247-8. PMID: 22511657.
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    47. Liu Y, Scherlag BJ, Yagi T, Patterson E, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. Extra- and intracellular recordings from the avjunction: discerning the mechanisms for irregular ventricular responses during supraventricular arrhythmias. Acta Cardiol. 2012 Apr; 67(2):221-9. PMID: 22641980.
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    48. Yu L, Scherlag BJ, Sha Y, Li S, Sharma T, Nakagawa H, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Jiang H, Po SS. Interactions between atrial electrical remodeling and autonomic remodeling: how to break the vicious cycle. Heart Rhythm. 2012 May; 9(5):804-9. PMID: 22214613.
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    49. Scherlag BJ, Nakagawa H, Lazzara R, Po SS. Learning without burning: emerging knowledge of the autonomic innervation of the heart. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2011 Nov; 34(11):1457-9. PMID: 21883311.
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    50. Moers AM, Scherlag BJ, Niu G, Lu Z, Ghias M, Lazzara R, Jackman WM, Po SS. Pharmacological prevention and termination of focal atrial fibrillation. Europace. 2012 Mar; 14(3):426-30. PMID: 21933797.
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    51. Po SS, Scherlag BJ. CFAE: "I know it when I see it!" But what does it mean? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2012 Jan; 23(1):34-5. PMID: 21914027.
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    52. Stavrakis S, Madden G, Pokharel D, Po SS, Nakagawa H, Jackman WM, Sivaram CA. Transesophageal echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary veins and left atrium in patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation. Echocardiography. 2011 Aug; 28(7):775-81. PMID: 21752091.
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    53. Estes NA, Sacco RL, Al-Khatib SM, Ellinor PT, Bezanson J, Alonso A, Antzelevitch C, Brockman RG, Chen PS, Chugh SS, Curtis AB, DiMarco JP, Ellenbogen KA, Epstein AE, Ezekowitz MD, Fayad P, Gage BF, Go AS, Hlatky MA, Hylek EM, Jerosch-Herold M, Konstam MA, Lee R, Packer DL, Po SS, Prystowsky EN, Redline S, Rosenberg Y, Van Wagoner DR, Wood KA, Yue L, Benjamin EJ. American Heart Association atrial fibrillation research summit: a conference report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2011 Jul 19; 124(3):363-72. PMID: 21709057; PMCID: PMC3144149.
    54. Sha Y, Scherlag BJ, Yu L, Sheng X, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. Low-level right vagal stimulation: anticholinergic and antiadrenergic effects. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011 Oct; 22(10):1147-53. PMID: 21489033.
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    55. Jiang RH, Jiang CY, Liu Q, Po SS. Regional ganglionated plexus ablation eliminated rapid firing in an electrically isolated pulmonary vein. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012 Nov; 35(11):e316-9. PMID: 21418252.
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    56. Katritsis D, Sougiannis D, Batsikas K, Giazitzoglou E, Mersinias J, Katritsis G, Po SS. Autonomic modulation of complex fractionated atrial electrograms in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2011 Sep; 31(3):217-23. PMID: 21424388.
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    57. Sheng X, Scherlag BJ, Yu L, Li S, Ali R, Zhang Y, Fu G, Nakagawa H, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. Prevention and reversal of atrial fibrillation inducibility and autonomic remodeling by low-level vagosympathetic nerve stimulation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Feb 01; 57(5):563-71. PMID: 21272747.
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    58. Katritsis DG, Giazitzoglou E, Zografos T, Pokushalov E, Po SS, Camm AJ. Rapid pulmonary vein isolation combined with autonomic ganglia modification: a randomized study. Heart Rhythm. 2011 May; 8(5):672-8. PMID: 21199686.
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    59. Yu L, Scherlag BJ, Dormer K, Nguyen KT, Pope C, Fung KM, Po SS. Autonomic denervation with magnetic nanoparticles. Circulation. 2010 Dec 21; 122(25):2653-9. PMID: 21135360.
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    60. Lu Z, Scherlag BJ, Niu G, Lin J, Fung KM, Zhao L, Yu L, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Jiang H, Po SS. Functional properties of the superior vena cava (SVC)-aorta ganglionated plexus: evidence suggesting an autonomic basis for rapid SVC firing. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010 Dec; 21(12):1392-9. PMID: 20455993.
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    61. Scherlag BJ, Nakagawa H, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. Non-pharmacological, non-ablative approaches for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: experimental evidence and potential clinical implications. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2011 Feb; 4(1):35-41. PMID: 21057908.
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    62. Lu Z, Cui B, He B, Hu X, Wu W, Wu L, Huang C, Po SS, Jiang H. Distinct restitution properties in vagally mediated atrial fibrillation and six-hour rapid pacing-induced atrial fibrillation. Cardiovasc Res. 2011 Mar 01; 89(4):834-42. PMID: 21041418.
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    63. Fan Y, Dormer K, Po SS. Autonomic denervation using magnetic nanoparticles. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2010 Nov; 20(8):268-72. PMID: 22433653.
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    64. Yu L, Scherlag BJ, Li S, Sheng X, Lu Z, Nakagawa H, Zhang Y, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Jiang H, Po SS. Low-level vagosympathetic nerve stimulation inhibits atrial fibrillation inducibility: direct evidence by neural recordings from intrinsic cardiac ganglia. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011 Apr; 22(4):455-63. PMID: 20946225.
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    65. Li S, Zhang Z, Scherlag BJ, Po SS. Atrial Fibrillation in Athletes - The Story Behind The Running Hearts. J Atr Fibrillation. 2010 Mar-May; 2(5):231. PMID: 28496651.
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    66. Lu Z, Po SS, Jiang H. Mechanistic insights into initiation and maintenance of ventricular fibrillation: implications for catheter ablation. Acta Cardiol. 2010 Feb; 65(1):15-22. PMID: 20306885.
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    67. Li S, Scherlag BJ, Yu L, Sheng X, Zhang Y, Ali R, Dong Y, Ghias M, Po SS. Low-level vagosympathetic stimulation: a paradox and potential new modality for the treatment of focal atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2009 Dec; 2(6):645-51. PMID: 19948505.
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    68. Ghias M, Scherlag BJ, Lu Z, Niu G, Moers A, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. The role of ganglionated plexi in apnea-related atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Nov 24; 54(22):2075-83. PMID: 19926016.
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    69. Lockwood D, Nakagawa H, Peyton MD, Edgerton JR, Scherlag BJ, Sivaram CA, Po SS, Beckman KJ, Abedin M, Jackman WM. Linear left atrial lesions in minimally invasive surgical ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation: techniques for assessing conduction block across surgical lesions. Heart Rhythm. 2009 Dec; 6(12 Suppl):S50-63. PMID: 19959145.
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    70. Po SS, Yu L, Scherlag BJ. Cardiac autonomic nervous system: a tug of war between the big brain and little brain--friends or foes? Heart Rhythm. 2009 Dec; 6(12):1780-1. PMID: 19959129.
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    71. Scherlag BJ, Nakagawa H, Patterson E, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. The Autonomic Nervous System and Atrial Fibrillation:The Roles of Pulmonary Vein Isolation and Ganglionated Plexi Ablation. J Atr Fibrillation. 2009 Aug-Sep; 2(2):177. PMID: 28496632.
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    72. Po SS, Nakagawa H, Jackman WM. Localization of left atrial ganglionated plexi in patients with atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2009 Oct; 20(10):1186-9. PMID: 19563367.
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    73. Lu Z, Scherlag BJ, Lin J, Yu L, Guo JH, Niu G, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Jiang H, Po SS. Autonomic mechanism for initiation of rapid firing from atria and pulmonary veins: evidence by ablation of ganglionated plexi. Cardiovasc Res. 2009 Nov 01; 84(2):245-52. PMID: 19520703; PMCID: PMC2764506.
    74. Niu G, Scherlag BJ, Lu Z, Ghias M, Zhang Y, Patterson E, Dasari TW, Zacharias S, Lazzara R, Jackman WM, Po SS. An acute experimental model demonstrating 2 different forms of sustained atrial tachyarrhythmias. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2009 Aug; 2(4):384-92. PMID: 19808494.
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    75. Katritsis D, Giazitzoglou E, Sougiannis D, Voridis E, Po SS. Complex fractionated atrial electrograms at anatomic sites of ganglionated plexi in atrial fibrillation. Europace. 2009 Mar; 11(3):308-15. PMID: 19240108.
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    76. Lin J, Scherlag BJ, Niu G, Lu Z, Patterson E, Liu S, Lazzara R, Jackman WM, Po SS. Autonomic elements within the ligament of Marshall and inferior left ganglionated plexus mediate functions of the atrial neural network. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2009 Mar; 20(3):318-24. PMID: 19261040.
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    77. Benjamin EJ, Chen PS, Bild DE, Mascette AM, Albert CM, Alonso A, Calkins H, Connolly SJ, Curtis AB, Darbar D, Ellinor PT, Go AS, Goldschlager NF, Heckbert SR, Jalife J, Kerr CR, Levy D, Lloyd-Jones DM, Massie BM, Nattel S, Olgin JE, Packer DL, Po SS, Tsang TS, Van Wagoner DR, Waldo AL, Wyse DG. Prevention of atrial fibrillation: report from a national heart, lung, and blood institute workshop. Circulation. 2009 Feb 03; 119(4):606-18. PMID: 19188521; PMCID: PMC2635942.
    78. Zhang Y, Scherlag BJ, Lu Z, Niu GD, Yamanashi WS, Hogan C, Fields J, Ghias M, Lazzara R, Jackman WM, Po S. Comparison of atrial fibrillation inducibility by electrical stimulation of either the extrinsic or the intrinsic autonomic nervous systems. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009 Jan; 24(1):5-10. PMID: 18810624.
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    79. Lu Z, Scherlag BJ, Lin J, Niu G, Fung KM, Zhao L, Ghias M, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Jiang H, Po SS. Atrial fibrillation begets atrial fibrillation: autonomic mechanism for atrial electrical remodeling induced by short-term rapid atrial pacing. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2008 Aug; 1(3):184-92. PMID: 19808412; PMCID: PMC2766842.
    80. Lin J, Scherlag BJ, Lu Z, Zhang Y, Liu S, Patterson E, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. Inducibility of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias along the ligament of marshall: role of autonomic factors. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 Sep; 19(9):955-62. PMID: 18399969.
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    81. Zhou J, Scherlag BJ, Niu G, Hou Y, Lu Z, Zhang Y, Ding Y, Lazzara R, Jackman WM, Po SS. Anatomy and physiology of the right interganglionic nerve: implications for the pathophysiology of inappropriate sinus tachycardia. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 Sep; 19(9):971-6. PMID: 18373665.
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    82. Lu Z, Scherlag BJ, Lin J, Niu G, Ghias M, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Jiang H, Po SS. Autonomic mechanism for complex fractionated atrial electrograms: evidence by fast fourier transform analysis. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 Aug; 19(8):835-42. PMID: 18373603.
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    83. Patterson E, Scherlag BJ, Zhou J, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Coscia D, Po S. Antifibrillatory actions of cisatracurium: an atrial specific M2 receptor antagonist. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 Aug; 19(8):861-8. PMID: 18363689.
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    84. Patterson E, Lu Z, Lin J, Scherlag BJ, Po SS, Coscia D, Lazzara R. Antifibrillatory properties of mivacurium in a canine model of atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2008 Mar; 51(3):293-303. PMID: 18356695.
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    85. Scherlag BJ, Hou YL, Lin J, Lu Z, Zacharias S, Dasari T, Niu G, Ghias M, Patterson E, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. An acute model for atrial fibrillation arising from a peripheral atrial site: evidence for primary and secondary triggers. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 May; 19(5):519-27. PMID: 18266671.
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    86. Lin J, Scherlag BJ, Zhou J, Lu Z, Patterson E, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. Autonomic mechanism to explain complex fractionated atrial electrograms (CFAE). J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Nov; 18(11):1197-205. PMID: 17916143.
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    87. Patterson E, Jackman WM, Beckman KJ, Lazzara R, Lockwood D, Scherlag BJ, Wu R, Po S. Spontaneous pulmonary vein firing in man: relationship to tachycardia-pause early afterdepolarizations and triggered arrhythmia in canine pulmonary veins in vitro. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Sep; 18(10):1067-75. PMID: 17655663.
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    88. Hou Y, Scherlag BJ, Lin J, Zhang Y, Lu Z, Truong K, Patterson E, Lazzara R, Jackman WM, Po SS. Ganglionated plexi modulate extrinsic cardiac autonomic nerve input: effects on sinus rate, atrioventricular conduction, refractoriness, and inducibility of atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Jul 03; 50(1):61-8. PMID: 17601547.
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    89. Nakagawa H, Antz M, Wong T, Schmidt B, Ernst S, Ouyang F, Vogtmann T, Wu R, Yokoyama K, Lockwood D, Po SS, Beckman KJ, Davies DW, Kuck KH, Jackman WM. Initial experience using a forward directed, high-intensity focused ultrasound balloon catheter for pulmonary vein antrum isolation in patients with atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Feb; 18(2):136-44. PMID: 17239138.
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    90. Zhou J, Scherlag BJ, Edwards J, Jackman WM, Lazzara R, Po SS. Gradients of atrial refractoriness and inducibility of atrial fibrillation due to stimulation of ganglionated plexi. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2007 Jan; 18(1):83-90. PMID: 17229305.
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    91. Hou Y, Scherlag BJ, Lin J, Zhou J, Song J, Zhang Y, Patterson E, Lazzara R, Jackman WM, Po SS. Interactive atrial neural network: Determining the connections between ganglionated plexi. Heart Rhythm. 2007 Jan; 4(1):56-63. PMID: 17198991.
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    92. Scherlag BJ, Patterson E, Po SS. The neural basis of atrial fibrillation. J Electrocardiol. 2006 Oct; 39(4 Suppl):S180-3. PMID: 16920142.
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    93. Zhou J, Scherlag BJ, Yamanashi W, Wu R, Huang Y, Lazzara R, Jackman WM, Po SS. Experimental model simulating right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia: a novel technique to initiate RVOT-VT. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006 Jul; 17(7):771-5. PMID: 16836676.
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    94. Po SS. Critical review and commentary by Drs. Allessie and Schotten. Heart Rhythm. 2006 Aug; 3(8):990-1; author reply 991. PMID: 16876757.
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    95. Patterson E, Lazzara R, Szabo B, Liu H, Tang D, Li YH, Scherlag BJ, Po SS. Sodium-calcium exchange initiated by the Ca2+ transient: an arrhythmia trigger within pulmonary veins. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Mar 21; 47(6):1196-206. PMID: 16545652.
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    96. Po SS, Scherlag BJ, Yamanashi WS, Edwards J, Zhou J, Wu R, Geng N, Lazzara R, Jackman WM. Experimental model for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation arising at the pulmonary vein-atrial junctions. Heart Rhythm. 2006 Feb; 3(2):201-8. PMID: 16443537.
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    97. Scherlag BJ, Po S. The intrinsic cardiac nervous system and atrial fibrillation. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2006 Jan; 21(1):51-4. PMID: 16355030.
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    98. Scherlag BJ, Nakagawa H, Jackman WM, Yamanashi WS, Patterson E, Po S, Lazzara R. Electrical stimulation to identify neural elements on the heart: their role in atrial fibrillation. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2005 Aug; 13 Suppl 1:37-42. PMID: 16133854.
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    99. Po SS, Li Y, Tang D, Liu H, Geng N, Jackman WM, Scherlag B, Lazzara R, Patterson E. Rapid and stable re-entry within the pulmonary vein as a mechanism initiating paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Jun 07; 45(11):1871-7. PMID: 15936621.
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    100. Patterson E, Po SS, Scherlag BJ, Lazzara R. Triggered firing in pulmonary veins initiated by in vitro autonomic nerve stimulation. Heart Rhythm. 2005 Jun; 2(6):624-31. PMID: 15922271.
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    101. Tang D, Li Y, Wong J, Po S, Patterson E, Chen WR, Jackman W, Liu H. Characteristics of a charged-coupled-device-based optical mapping system for the study of cardiac arrhythmias. J Biomed Opt. 2005 Mar-Apr; 10(2):024009. PMID: 15910083.
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    102. Nakagawa H, Aoyama H, Beckman KJ, Po SS, Wu R, Lockwood D, Spector P, Calame JD, Lustgarten DL, Herring L, Hasdemir C, Singh D, Lazzara R, Jackman WM. Relation between pulmonary vein firing and extent of left atrial-pulmonary vein connection in patients with atrial fibrillation. Circulation. 2004 Mar 30; 109(12):1523-9. PMID: 15023867.
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    103. Sun Y, Arruda M, Otomo K, Beckman K, Nakagawa H, Calame J, Po S, Spector P, Lustgarten D, Herring L, Lazzara R, Jackman W. Coronary sinus-ventricular accessory connections producing posteroseptal and left posterior accessory pathways: incidence and electrophysiological identification. Circulation. 2002 Sep 10; 106(11):1362-7. PMID: 12221053.
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    104. Hasdemir C, Shah N, Rao AP, Acosta H, Matsudaira K, Neas BR, Reynolds DW, Po S, Lazzara R, Beckman KJ. Analysis of troponin I levels after spontaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2002 Feb; 13(2):144-50. PMID: 11900289.
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    105. Po SS, Wu RC, Juang GJ, Kong W, Tomaselli GF. Mechanism of alpha-adrenergic regulation of expressed hKv4.3 currents. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Dec; 281(6):H2518-27. PMID: 11709419.
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    106. Po SS, Wang DW, Yang IC, Johnson JP, Nie L, Bennett PB. Modulation of HERG potassium channels by extracellular magnesium and quinidine. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1999 Feb; 33(2):181-5. PMID: 10028924.
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