Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Department Faculty

Eugen C. Palma, M.D.

Dr. Eugen C. Palma

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)

 

Selected Publications

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

1) Palma E and Scheinman, M. 2000. “Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias with Catheter-Ablative Techniques.”  In: Alexander RW, Schlant RC, Fuster V, eds.  The Heart (10th and 11th editions).  New York, NY.  McGraw-Hill.

 

 

ARTICLES

 

1)     Fisher JD, Kim SG, Ferrick KJ, Gross JN, Palma EC, Scavin GM. 

Simplified Tilt table test protocol with continuous upright position during medication administration and no hydration. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 2003; 26:451-452

 

2)     Green J and Palma E.  What is the Mechanism of the Tachycardia?  J Cardiov Electrophys 2003. 14(4):435-436

 

3)     Vijayraman P, Vaidya K, Kim S, Gross J, Ferrick K, Palma E, Furman S, and Fisher J.  Runaway pulse generator malfunction resulting from undetected battery depletion. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology  2002; 25(2):220-222

 

4)     Palma E, Saxenberg V, Vijayraman P, Ferrick K, Gross J, Kim S, and Fisher J.  Histopathologic Correlation of Ablation Lesions Guided by Noncontact Mapping in a Patient with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and Ventricular Tachycardia.  Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 2001; 24:1812-1815

 

5)     Palma E, Vijayraman P, Ferrick K, Gross J, Kim S, and Fisher J.  Sinus node recovery after 25 years of atrial flutter.  Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology  2001, 24(8): 1295-1296

 

6)     Palma, E.  Therapeutic options in patients with non-sustained ventricular tachycardia and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction.  Current Cardiology Reports 2001 3(3): 219-223. Ed-in-Chief: Valentin Fuster;  Section Editor:  Thierry LeJemtel

 

7)     Palma E, Vijayraman P, Ferrick K, Gross J, Kim S and Fisher J.  Is this SVT or VT?  An Exception to the rule.  Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology  2001 March, 5(1):67-70

   8)     Palma E, Ferrick K, Gross J, Kim S, and Fisher J.  Transition from AV Node Reentry Tachycardia to Atrial Fibrillation Begins in the Pulmonary Veins.  Circulation 2000 Aug 22, 102(8): 937

 9)     Cui, J, Melman, Y, Palma E, Fishman G and McDonald T.  Cyclic AMP modulates       the HERG K+ Channel by Dual Pathways.  Curr Biol. 2000 Jun 1;10(11):671-674

 10) Palma E, Gross J.  Understanding the mode switching algorithm of the Intermedics Marathon (Invited Review).  Herzschrittmachertherapie & Elektrophysiologie 1999 June, 10 (Suppl 2): I/67-71

 11) Antonelli D, Rosenfeld T, Freedberg N, Palma E, Gross J, Furman S. Insulation lead failure: is it a matter of insulation coating, venous approach, or both? Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 1998 Feb, 21(2): 418-21

 12) McDonald TV, Yu Z, Ming Z, Palma E, Meyers M, Wang K, Goldstein SAN,      Fishman GI. A minK-HERG complex regulates the cardiac potassium current IKr. Nature 1997, 388: 289-292 13) Palma E, Kedarnath V, Vankawalla V, Hanson S, Andrews C, Furman S, Gross J. The effect of varying atrial sensitivity, AV interval, and detection algorithm on  automatic mode switching.  Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 1996, 19(Pt. II): 1734-1739

 

ABSTRACTS

                                                             

1)     Vijayaraman P, Palma E, Shepard R, Wood M, and Ellenbogen K.  Intra-atrial conduction block at the mitral and tricuspid annulus along the coronary sinus during radiofrequency catheter ablation.  Heart Rhythm Journal 1 (1S): S230, 2004; Poster Presentation at the Heart Rhythm Society Meetings, San Francisco, CA

 

2)     Kim S, Del Vecchio A, Ferrick K, Fisher J, Gross J, and Palma E.  Facilitation of axillary and cephalic vein cannulation by radio-opaque guide wire inserted via antecubital veins before device implantation.  Heart Rhythm Journal 1 (1S): S176, 2004; Oral Presentation at the Heart Rhythm Society Meetings, San Francisco, CA

 

3)     Green J, Bhatt K, Ferrick K, Fisher J, Kim S, Furman S, Gross J, and Palma E. Mortality of Patients on Dialysis at the time of ICD Implantation.  Journal of Heart Disease 2003; Oral Presentation at the 3rd International Heart Disease Congress.  Washington, DC, July 12-15, 2003 

4)     Patel A, Chen T, Ferrick K, Fisher J, Kim S, Furman S, Gross J, and Palma E. Should Clopidogrel Be Discontinued Before Implanting a device?  Journal of Heart Disease 2003; Oral Presentation at the 3rd International Heart Disease Congress.  Washington, DC, July 12-15, 2003

 5)     Vijayraman P, Kim S, Gross J, Ferrick K, Fisher J and Palma E.  Non-contact       Mapping of Right Atrial Activation During Pulmonary Vein Pacing.  J Am Coll Cardiol 2001. 39 (5 suppl A): 115A.  Poster Presentation at the American College of Cardiology 49th Annual Scientific Sessions.  Atlanta, GA, March 17-20, 2001

6)     Banchs J, Weiner S, Vijayaraman P, Ferrick K, Fisher J, Kim S, Furman S, Gross J, and Palma E. ICD Mortality In Octagenarians.  Journal of Heart Disease 2001; 2(1): 114; Poster Presentation at the 2nd International Heart Disease Congress.  Washington, DC, July 21-24, 2001 

7)     Weiner S, Vijayaraman P, Ferrick K, Kim S, Fisher S, Furman S, Gross J, and Palma E. Is Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation a Left Atrial Disease?  Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 2001 24(4 II): 676; Poster Presentation at the NASPE 22nd Annual Scientific Sessions. Boston, MA, May 2-5, 2001 

8)     Weyerbrock S, Goseki Y, Sparks P, Kinugawa K, Roithinger F, Nakai T, Palma E, Lesh M, Keung E, Simpson P, and Lee R. Rapid Atrial Pacing Causes Atrial Remodeling and Genetic Reprogramming in a Canine Model of Chronic Atrial Fibrillation.  Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 2000; 23 (4 Part II): 639.  Poster Presentation at the NASPE 21st Annual Scientific Sessions.  Washington, DC, May 17-20, 2000

 9)     Weyerbrock S, Palma E, Roithinger F, Kinugawa K, Goseki Y, Sparks P, Lesh M, Keung E, Simpson P, and Lee R.  The Role of Genetic Reprogramming in a Canine Model of Chronic Atrial Fibrillation – Alterations in Gene Expression of Markers of Hypertrophy and Calcium Homeostasis Proteins.  J Am Coll Cardiol 2000. 35 (2 suppl A): 146AOral Presentation at the American College of Cardiology 49th Annual Scientific Sessions.  Anaheim, CA, March 12-15, 2000

 10) Weyerbrock S, Palma E, Roithinger F, Gozeki Y, Lesh M, Keung E, Simpson P, Lee R.  Atrial Fibrillation in a Chronic Dog Model Alters the Protein Level of the Na/Ca Exchanger and SERCA.      Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 1999; 22 (4 Part II): 726      Oral Presentation at the NASPE 20th Annual Scientific Sessions. Toronto, Canada May 12-15, 1999

 

11) Palma E, Ming Z, Yu Z,  Fishman G, McDonald TV.  Cyclic-AMP-Dependent Phosphorylation and Regulation of HERG.      Circulation 1998 October 27, 98 (17 Supplement): I-57      Oral Presentation at the American Heart Association 1998 Scientific Sessions.  Dallas, TX, November 8-11, 1998 

12)  Palma E, Ma T, Keung EC, Gallinghouse GJ, Weyerbrock SW, Long CS, Simpson PC, Lee RJ. Adenoviral Overexpression of SERCA2a Prevents Triggered Activity induced by lnterleukin-1b in Neonatal Rat Myocytes. Circulation 1998 October 27, 98 (17 Supplement): I-415      Poster Presentation at the American Heart Association 1998 Scientific Sessions.  Dallas, TX, November 8-11, 1998

 

13)  Palma E, Keung EC, Simpson PC, Long CS, Lee RJ. Cytokine-Induced Triggered Activity: A New Mechanism of Arrhythmogenesis.  Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 1998; 21, 4 (Pt II): 898.  Poster Presentation at the NASPE 19th Annual Scientific Sessions.  San Diego, CA, May 6-9, 1998

14)  Palma E, Gallinghouse GJ, Ma T, Keung EC, SImpson PC, Long CS, Lee RJ.  The Effect of Adenoviral Overexpression of SERCA2a on IL-1b Action Potential Prolongation in Neonatal Rat Myocytes. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 1998; 21, 4 (Pt II): 857.  Featured Poster at the NASPE 19th Annual Scientific Sessions.  San Diego, CA, May 6-9, 1998

 15) McDonald T, Ming Z, Palma E, Yu Z,  Fishman G.  MinK Enhances Functional Expression of HERG-K+ Currents in CHO Cell Co-Transfection Studies.  Circulation 1996; 94, 8: I –163.  Oral Presentation at the American Heart Association 1997 Scientific Sessions.  New Orleans, LA, November 10-13, 1996

 16) Palma E, Andrews C, Hanson S, Cua M, Gross J, Furman S.  Atrial Arrhythmias and Survival of the VDD Mode in Single-Lead VDD Pacemakers.  Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 1996; 19, 4 (II): 636.  Oral presentation in NASPE 17th Annual Scientific Sessions.  Seattle, WA, May 15-18, 1996

17) Palma E, Kedarnath V, Vankawalla V, Hanson S, Andrews C, Furman S, Gross J. The Effect of Varying Atrial Sensitivity, AV interval, and Detection Algorithm on  Automatic Mode Switching.  Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 1996; 19, 4 (II): 636.  Oral presentation in NASPE 17th Annual Scientific Sessions.  Seattle, WA, May 15-18, 1996

  

INTERNATIONAL ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS

1)  I Stathopoulos, SG Kim, JN Gross, KJ Ferrick, JD Fisher, EC Palma.  Should Antiarrhythmics be stopped after atrial flutter ablation if afib is present?  European Journal of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 2004  Poster presentation at the Cardiostim 2004 14th International Congress.  Nice, France June 19-22, 2004

 2)  A. Lee, SG Kim, JN Gross, KJ Ferrick, JD Fisher, EC Palma. Non-Contact Mapping of Right Atrial Activation During Non-isthmus-dependent Atrial Flutter. European Journal of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 2002.  Oral presentation at the Cardiostim 2002 13th International Congress.  Nice, France June 19-22, 2002 

2)     Vijayraman P, Kim S, Gross J, Ferrick K, Fisher J and Palma E.  Non-contact Mapping of Right Atrial Activation During Pulmonary Vein Pacing.  Europace 2001; 2(suppl C): C13;  Oral Presentation at the 7th International Workshop on Cardiac Arrhythmias, Venice , Italy  October 7-10, 2001

 

3)  Palma E, Andrews C, Hanson S, Cua M, Gross J, Furman S.  Atrial Arrhythmias and Survival of the VDD Mode in Single-Lead VDD Pacemakers.

      European Journal of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 1996; 6, 1 (Suppl 5):242.  Oral presentation at the Cardiostim 1996 10th International Congress.  June 19-22, 1996, Nice, France

 

4)  Palma E, Kedarnath V, Vankawalla V, Hanson S, Andrews C, Furman S, Gross J. The Effect of Varying Atrial Sensitivity, AV interval, and Detection Algorithm on  Automatic Mode Switching. 

     European Journal of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology 1996; 6, 1 (Suppl 5): 197.  Oral presentation at the Cardiostim 1996 10th International Congress.  June 19-22, 1996, Nice, France

 

 

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