Patents & Publications

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Dr. Chow’s Patents & Publications



  • Discrimination of ventricular tachycardia from supraventricular tachycardia
  • Systems and methods for managing heart rate dependent conditions
  • Overlapping pacing and tachyarrhythmia detection zones
  • Determination of hemodynamic intolerance of ventricular pacing
  • Multiple user accounts for managing stored information in an implantable medical device system
  • Assessment of cardiac wall motion using impedance measurements


Editorial Reply.

Theodore Chow and Brett J. Peterson
J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2009; 53 (14) : 1246-1247.

Impact of Age and Medical Comorbidity on the Effectiveness of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Primary prevention.

Paul S. Chan, Brahmajee K. Nallamothu, John A. Spertus, Frederick A. Masoudi, Cheryl Bartone, Dean J. Kereiakes, and Theodore Chow

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2009; 2 (1) : 16-24.

Does microvolt T-wave alternans testing predict ventricular tachyarrhythmias in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and prophylactic defibrillators? The MASTER (Microvolt T Wave Alternans Testing for Risk Stratification of Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients) trial.

T Chow, DJ Kereiakes, J Onufer, A Woelfel, S Gursoy, BJ Peterson, ML Brown, W Pu, DG Benditt, and MASTER Trial Investigators

J Am Coll Cardiol 2008; 52 (20) : 1607-1615.

Usefulness of microvolt T-wave alternans to predict outcomes in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy beyond one year.

PS Chan, DJ Kereiakes, C Bartone, and T Chow
Am J Cardiol 2008; 102 (3) : 280-4.

Microvolt T-wave alternans testing for ventricular arrhythmia risk stratification.
T Chow and D Joshi
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2008; 6 (6) : 833-42.

Abstract 2854: Lack of Time Dependence of Microvolt T-Wave Alternans Prediction.
Cheryl L Bartone, Paul S Chan, Julia Schneider, and Theodore Chow
Circulation 2007; 116 (16_MeetingAbstracts) : II_635-a

Usefulness of microvolt T-wave alternans on predicting outcome in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy with and without defibrillators.
T Chow, S Saghir, C Bartone, M Goebel, J Schneider, T Booth, and PS Chan
Am J Cardiol 2007; 100 (4) : 598-604.

Prognostic implication of redefining indeterminate microvolt T-wave alternans studies as abnormal or normal.
PS Chan, C Bartone, T Booth, D Kereiakes, and T Chow
Am Heart J 2007; 153 (4) :523-9.

Microvolt T-Wave Alternans Identifies Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Who Benefit From Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy.

Theodore Chow, Dean J. Kereiakes, Cheryl Bartone, Terri Booth, Edward J. Schloss, Theodore Waller, Eugene Chung, Santosh Menon, Brahmajee K. Nallamothu, and Paul S. Chan

J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2007; 49 (1) : 50-58, doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2006.06.079

Feasibility of biventricular pacing in patients with recent myocardial infarction: impact on ventricular remodeling.
ES Chung, SG Menon, R Weiss, EJ Schloss, T Chow, DJ Kereiakes, W Mazur, RW Salo, E Galle, and JM Pastore

Congest Heart Fail 2007; 13 (1) : 9-15.

Effectiveness of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease and Left Ventricular Dysfunction.
Paul S. Chan, Theodore Chow, Dean Kereiakes, Edward J. Schloss, Theodore Waller, Kim Eagle, Rodney A. Hayward, and Sandeep Vijan

Arch Intern Med 2006; 166 (20) : 2228-2233.


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