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2019

Quantitative assessment of left atrial scar using high-density voltage mapping and a novel automated voltage analysis tool

Herczeg, S., Walsh, K., Keaney, J. J., Keelan, E., Travers, J., Széplaki, G. & Galvin, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Repeat procedure is a new independent predictor of complications of atrial fibrillation ablation

Szegedi, N., Széplaki, G., Herczeg, S., Tahin, T., Salló, Z., Nagy, V. K., Osztheimer, I., Özcan, E. E., Merkely, B. & Gellér, L., Jan 1 2019, In : Europace. 21, 5, p. 732-737 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Sex differences in rate and rhythm control for atrial fibrillation

DAS-CAM participants, Jan 1 2019, In : Europace. 21, 5, p. 690-697 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Silent cerebral lesions and cognitive function after pulmonary vein isolation with an irrigated gold-tip catheter: REDUCE-TE Pilot study

Schmidt, B., Széplaki, G., Merkely, B., Kautzner, J., van Driel, V., Bourier, F., Kuniss, M., Bulava, A., Nölker, G., Khan, M., Lewalter, T., Klein, N., Wenzel, B., Chun, J. K. R. & Shah, D., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 30, 6, p. 877-885 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventricular tachycardia storm after standard radiofrequency pulmonary vein isolation

Boles, U., Refila, B., Gul, E. E., Szeplaki, G., Keaney, J., Galvin, J. & Keelan, E., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Case Reports. 20, p. 1536-1539 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin d deficiency predicts poor clinical outcomes in heart failure patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy

Perge, P., Boros, A. M., Gellér, L., Osztheimer, I., Szilágyi, S., Tahin, T., Apor, A., Nagy, K. V., Zima, E., Molnár, L., Merkely, B. & Széplaki, G., Jan 1 2019, In : Disease markers. 2019, 4145821.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

Automated ultra-high-density mapping of peri-sinus node premature atrial contractions

Walsh, K. A., Galvin, J., Keaney, J., Keelan, E. & Széplaki, G., Apr 1 2018, In : Clinical Research in Cardiology. 107, 4, p. 368-370 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Citations (Scopus)

First experience with zero-fluoroscopic ablation for supraventricular tachycardias using a novel impedance and magnetic-field-based mapping system

Walsh, K. A., Galvin, J., Keaney, J., Keelan, E. & Szeplaki, G., Jul 1 2018, In : Clinical Research in Cardiology. 107, 7, p. 578-585 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Hyperuricemia predicts adverse clinical outcomes after cardiac resynchronization therapy

Perge, P., Boros, A. M., Zima, E., Gellér, L., Merkely, B. & Széplaki, G., Sep 3 2018, In : Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal. 52, 5, p. 250-255 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nuevos biomarcadores en la terapia de resincronización cardiaca. El factor de crecimiento hepatocitario es un predictor de los resultados clínicos

Translated title of the contribution: Novel Biomarkers in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Hepatocyte Growth Factor Is an Independent Predictor of Clinical OutcomePerge, P., Boros, A. M., Szilágyi, S., Zima, E., Molnár, L., Gellér, L., Prohászka, Z., Merkely, B. & Széplaki, G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Revista Espanola de Cardiologia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of lifemeasured with EuroQol-five dimensions questionnaire predicts long-term mortality, response, and reverse remodelling in cardiac resynchronization therapy patients

Nagy, K. V., Széplaki, G., Perge, P., Boros, A. M., Kosztin, A., Apor, A., Molnár, L., Szilágyi, S., Tahin, T., Zima, E., Kutyifa, V., Gellér, L. & Merkely, B., Jan 1 2018, In : Europace. 20, 9, p. 1506-1512 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Association between VEGF Gene Polymorphisms and In-Stent Restenosis after Coronary Intervention Treated with Bare Metal Stent

Bagyura, Z., Kiss, L., Hirschberg, K., Berta, B., Széplaki, G., Lux, Á., Szelid, Z., Soós, P. & Merkely, B., Jan 1 2017, In : Disease Markers. 2017, 9548612.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of CT-apelin and NT-proBNP on identifying non-responders to cardiac resynchronization therapy

Kosztin, A., Széplaki, G., Kovács, A., Földes, G., Szokodi, I., Vivien Nagy, K., Kutyifa, V., Fórizs, É., Végh, E. M., Gellér, L., Becker, D., Aradi, D. & Merkely, B., May 19 2017, In : Biomarkers. 22, 3-4, p. 279-286 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Isolation of the superior vena cava to block unidirectional exit conduction from the right-sided pulmonary veins during atrial fibrillation ablation

Széplaki, G., Keaney, J., Keelan, E., Valentine, J. & Galvin, J., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 49, 2, p. 127-128 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Minimal invasive right ventricular and atrial pacemaker lead repositioning as a first alternative is superior in avoiding pocket complications with passive fixation leads

Osztheimer, I., Szilágyi, S., Pongor, Z., Zima, E., Molnár, L., Tahin, T., Özcan, E. E., Széplaki, G., Merkely, B. & Gellér, L., Mar 15 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The impact of cardiac resynchronization therapy on routine laboratory parameters

András Mihály Boros, M. B., Perge, P., Nagy, K. V., Apor, A., Bagyura, Z., Zima, E., Molnar, L., Tahin, T., Becker, D., Gellér, L., Merkely, B. & Széplaki, G., Mar 1 2017, In : Interventional Medicine and Applied Science. 9, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Complement C3a predicts outcome in cardiac resynchronization therapy of heart failure

Széplaki, G., Boros, A. M., Szilágyi, S., Osztheimer, I., Jenei, Z., Kosztin, A., Nagy, K. V., Karády, J., Molnár, L., Tahin, T., Zima, E., Gellér, L., Prohászka, Z. & Merkely, B., Aug 4 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Inflammation Research. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Longer right to left ventricular activation delay at cardiac resynchronization therapy implantation is associated with improved clinical outcome in left bundle branch block patients

Kosztin, A., Kutyifa, V., Nagy, V. K., Gellér, L., Zima, E., Molnar, L., Szilagyi, S., Ozcan, E. E., Széplaki, G. & Merkely, B., Apr 1 2016, In : Europace. 18, 4, p. 550-559 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of the Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Improves the Risk Prediction in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Boros, A. M., Perge, P., Jenei, Z., Karády, J., Zima, E., Molnár, L., Becker, D., Gellér, L., Prohászka, Z., Merkely, B. & Széplaki, G., 2016, In : Disease Markers. 2016, 7304538.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Respiratory gating algorithm helps to reconstruct more accurate electroanatomical maps during atrial fibrillation ablation performed under spontaneous respiration

Széplaki, G., Gellér, L., Özcan, E. E., Tahin, T., Kovács, O. M., Parázs, N., Karády, J., Maurovich-Horvat, P., Szilágyi, S., Osztheimer, I., Tóth, A. & Merkely, B., Jan 27 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Rivaroxabankezel's mellett kialakult bal pitvari f'lcsethrombus sikeres kezel'se direkt trombininhibitorral

Translated title of the contribution: Successful direct thrombin inhibitor treatment of a left atrial appendage thrombus developed under rivaroxaban therapyNandor, S., Gellér, L., Tamas, T., Merkely, B. & Széplaki, G., Jan 1 2016, In : Orvosi Hetilap. 157, 4, p. 154-156 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The ratio of the neutrophil leucocytes to the lymphocytes predicts the outcome after cardiac resynchronization therapy

Boros, A. M., Széplaki, G., Perge, P., Jenei, Z., Bagyura, Z., Zima, E., Molnár, L., Apor, A., Becker, D., Gellér, L., Prohászka, Z. & Merkely, B., May 24 2016, In : Europace. 18, 5, p. 747-754 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Comparison of the effects of epicardial and endocardial cardiac resynchronization therapy on transmural dispersion of repolarization

Özcan, E. E., Szilagyi, S., Sallo, Z., Molnar, L., Zima, E., Szeplaki, G., Osztheimer, I., Öztürk, A., Merkely, B. & Geller, L., Sep 1 2015, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 38, 9, p. 1099-1105 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation of persistent left superior vena cava during atrial fibrillation ablation

Ozcan, E. E., Szeplaki, G., Merkely, B. & Geller, L., Mar 2015, In : Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 15, 2, p. 130-132 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Radiofrequency ablation of focal atrial tachycardia: Benefit of electroanatomical mapping over conventional mapping

Szegedi, N., Zima, E., Clemens, M., Szekely, A., Kiss, R. G., Szeplaki, G., Geller, L., Merkely, B., Csanadi, Z. & Duray, G., Sep 2015, In : Acta physiologica Hungarica. 102, 3, p. 252-262 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Role of right ventricular global longitudinal strain in predicting early and long-term mortality in cardiac resynchronization therapy patients

Nagy, V. K., Széplaki, G., Apor, A., Kutyifa, V., Kovács, A., Kosztin, A., Becker, D., Boros, A. M., Gellér, L. & Merkely, B., Dec 1 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 12, e0143907.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Successful catheter ablation of right atrial tachycardia after bilateral lung transplantation

Széplaki, G., Szegedi, N., Tahin, T., Merkely, B. & Gellér, L., Aug 1 2015, In : Transplantation. 99, 8, p. e115-e116

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2014
13 Citations (Scopus)

Atrial arrhythmias after AF ablation: Challenge for the next decade?

Tahin, T. & Széplaki, G., Nov 1 2014, Cardiac Arrhythmias: From Basic Mechanism to State-of-the-Art Management. Springer-Verlag London Ltd, Vol. 9781447153160. p. 451-461 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Complement Activation and its Prognostic role in Post-cardiac Arrest Patients

Jenei, Z. M., Zima, E., Csuka, D., Munthe-Fog, L., Hein, E., Széplaki, G., Becker, D., Karádi, I., Prohászka, Z., Garred, P. & Merkely, B., Jun 2014, In : Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 79, 6, p. 404-409 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

High-volume lesions using a new second-generation open irrigation radiofrequency catheter are associated with the development of inhomogeneous lesions

Akca, F., Hubay, M., Zima, E., Széplaki, G., Végh, E. M., Skopál, J., Lendvai, Z., Theuns, D., Merkely, B. & Szili-Torok, T., Jul 2014, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 37, 7, p. 864-873 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of respiration gating on image integration guided atrial fibrillation ablation

Özcan, E. E., Szeplaki, G., Tahin, T., Osztheimer, I., Szilagyi, S., Apor, A., Horvath, P. M., Vago, H., Merkely, B. & Geller, L., Sep 2014, In : Clinical Research in Cardiology. 103, 9, p. 727-731 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Left ventricular untwisting in athlete's heart: Key role in early diastolic filling?

Kovács, A., Apor, A., Nagy, A., Vágó, H., Tóth, A., Nagy, A. I., Kováts, T., Sax, B., Széplaki, G., Becker, D. & Merkely, B., Mar 1 2014, In : International Journal of Sports Medicine. 35, 3, p. 259-264 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

The level of complement C3 is associated with the severity of atherosclerosis but not with arterial calcification in peripheral artery disease

Fehérvári, M., Krepuska, M., Széplaki, G., Apor, A., Sótonyi, P., Prohászka, Z., Acsády, G. & Szeberin, Z., Feb 2014, In : International Angiology. 33, 1, p. 35-41 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Miyokart enfarktüsü sonrasi{dotless} gelişen monomorfik ventriküler erken ati{dotless}mlari{dotless}n tetiklediǧi elektriksel fi{dotless}rti{dotless}nani{dotless}n kateter ablasyonu

Translated title of the contribution: Catheter ablation of electrical storm triggered by monomorphic ventricular ectopic beats after myocardial infarctionÖzcan, E. E., Szeplaki, G., Osztheimer, I., Tahin, T. & Geller, L., Sep 1 2013, In : Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi. 13, 6, p. 595-597 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2 Citations (Scopus)

Non-reentrant atrioventricular nodal tachycardia

Ozcan, E. E., Szeplaki, G., Merkely, B. & Geller, L., May 1 2013, In : Clinical Research in Cardiology. 102, 5, p. 383-386 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Radiofrequency ablation at low irrigation flow rates using a novel 12-hole gold open-irrigation catheter

Akca, F., Zima, E., Végh, E. M., Széplaki, G., Skopál, J., Hubay, M., Lendvai, Z., Merkely, B. & Szili-Torok, T., Nov 1 2013, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 36, 11, p. 1373-1381 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

When to go epicardially during ventricular tachycardia ablation Role of surface electrocardiogram

Ozcan, E., Széplaki, G., Tahin, T., Osztheimer, I., Szilágyi, S., Merkely, B. & Gellér, L., Dec 1 2013, In : Interventional Medicine and Applied Science. 5, 4, p. 182-185 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2012

A fingolimod cardiovascularis hatásának klinikai jelentősége a sclerosis multiplex kezelésében

Translated title of the contribution: Clinical significance of the cardiovascular effects of fingolimod treatment in multiple sclerosisSzéplaki, G. & Merkely, B., Nov 30 2012, In : Ideggyogyaszati szemle. 65, 11-12, p. 369-376 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Complement anaphylatoxin C3a as a novel independent prognostic marker in heart failure

Gombos, T., Förhécz, Z., Pozsonyi, Z., Széplaki, G., Kunde, J., Füst, G., Jánoskuti, L., Karádi, I. & Prohászka, Z., Aug 1 2012, In : Clinical Research in Cardiology. 101, 8, p. 607-615 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Usefulness of electroanatomical mapping during transseptal endocardial left ventricular lead implantation

Kutyifa, V., Merkely, B., Szilágyi, S., Zima, E., Róka, A., Király, Á., Osztheimer, I., Molnár, L., Széplaki, G. & Gellér, L., Apr 1 2012, In : Europace. 14, 4, p. 599-604 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Fetuin-A serum levels in patients with aortic aneurysms of Marfan syndrome and atherosclerosis

Szeberin, Z., Fehérvári, M., Krepuska, M., Apor, A., Rimely, E., Sarkadi, H., Bíró, G., Sótonyi, P., Széplaki, G., Szabolcs, Z., Prohászka, Z., Kalabay, L. & Acsády, G., Feb 1 2011, In : European Journal of Clinical Investigation. 41, 2, p. 176-182 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Fiatalkori vena pulmonalis tachycardia ablatiója elektroanatómiai térképezés segítsé gével

Translated title of the contribution: Electroanatomical mapping and radiofrequency ablation of tachycardia originating in pulmonary vein in an adult patientVégh, E. M., Széplaki, G., Szilágyi, S., Osztheimer, I., Tahin, T., Merkely, B. & Gellér, L., Aug 1 2011, In : Orvosi hetilap. 152, 34, p. 1374-1378 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Long-term experience with coronary sinus side branch stenting to stabilize left ventricular electrode position

Gellér, L., Szilágyi, S., Zima, E., Molnár, L., Széplaki, G., Végh, E. M., Osztheimer, I. & Merkely, B., Jun 1 2011, In : Heart Rhythm. 8, 6, p. 845-850 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Low ficolin-3 levels in early follow-up serum samples are associated with the severity and unfavorable outcome of acute ischemic stroke

Füst, G., Munthe-Fog, L., Illes, Z., Széplaki, G., Molnar, T., Pusch, G., Hirschberg, K., Szegedi, R., Széplaki, Z., Prohászka, Z., Skjoedt, M. O. & Garred, P., Dec 29 2011, In : Journal of Neuroinflammation. 8, 185.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Serum fetuin-A levels inversely correlate with the severity of arterial calcification in patients with chronic lower extremity atherosclerosis without renal disease

Szeberin, Z., Fehérvári, M., Krepuska, M., Apor, A., Rimely, E., Sarkadi, H., Széplaki, G., Prohászka, Z., Kalabay, L. & Acsády, G., Oct 1 2011, In : International Angiology. 30, 5, p. 474-480 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Ablation of premature ventricular complexes originating from the left ventricular outflow tract using a novel automated pace-mapping software

Széplaki, G., Tahin, T., Szilágyi, S., Osztheimer, I., Bettenbuch, T., Srej, M., Merkely, B. & Gellér, L., Dec 1 2010, In : Interventional Medicine and Applied Science. 2, 4, p. 181-183 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)