• Research and training

· Atypical Response to Diagnostic Maneuvers in a Narrow QRS Tachycardia: What is the Mechanism? Franco E, Matia R, Rodriguez Muñoz D, Hernandez-Madrid A, Sánchez I, Zamorano JL, Moreno J. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Dec; 38(9):1481-82. PMID: 26412598

· Wireless Ultrasound Guidance for Femoral Venous Cannulation in Electrophysiology: Impact on Safety, Efficacy, and Procedural Delay. Rodríguez Muñoz D, Franco Díez E, Moreno J, Lumia G, Carbonell San Román A, Segura De La Cal T, Matía Francés R, Hernández Madrid A, Zamorano Gómez JL. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Sep;38(9):1058-65. PMID: 26010612

· 2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death: The Task Force for the Management of Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Endorsed by: Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC). Priori SG, Blomström-Lundqvist C, Mazzanti A, Blom N, Borggrefe M, Camm J, Elliott PM, Fitzsimons D, Hatala R, Hindricks G, Kirchhof P, Kjeldsen K, Kuck KH, Hernandez-Madrid A, Nikolaou N, Norekvål TM, Spaulding C, Van Veldhuisen DJ; Authors/Task Force Members; Document Reviewers: Moreno J et al. Eur Heart J. 2015 Nov 1; 36(41):2793-867. PMID: 26320108 and Europace. 2015 Nov; 17(11):1601-87. PMID: 26318695

· Current ablation techniques for persistent atrial fibrillation: results of the European Heart Rhythm Association Survey. Dagres N, Bongiorni MG, Larsen TB, Hernandez-Madrid A, Pison L, Blomström-Lundqvist C; Conducted by the Scientific Initiatives Committee, European Heart Rhythm Association; Europace. 2015 Oct;17(10):1596-600. PMID: 26498718

· Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: results from the first European Snapshot Survey on Procedural Routines for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation (ESS-PRAFA) Part II. Chen J, Dagres N, Hocini M, Fauchier L, Bongiorni MG, Defaye P, Hernandez-Madrid A, Estner H, Sciaraffia E, Blomström-Lundqvist C; Conducted by the Scientific Initiatives Committee of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA); Conducted by the Scientific Initiatives Committee of the European Heart Rhythm Association EHRA. Europace. 2015 Nov;17(11):1727-32. Review. PMID: 26462700

· Patients' attitude and knowledge about oral anticoagulation therapy: results of a self-assessment survey in patients with atrial fibrillation conducted by the European Heart Rhythm Association. Amara W, Larsen TB, Sciaraffia E, Hernández Madrid A, Chen J, Estner H, Todd D, Bongiorni MG, Potpara TS, Dagres N, Sagnol P, Blomstrom-Lundqvist C. Europace. 2015 Oct 12. Review. PMID: 26462697

· EHRA research network surveys: 6 years of EP wires activity. Bongiorni MG, Chen J, Dagres N, Estner H, Hernandez-Madrid A, Hocini M, Larsen TB, Pison L, Potpara T, Proclemer A, Sciaraffia E, Todd D, Blomstrom-Lundqvist C. Europace. 2015 Nov;17(11):1733-8. PMID:26589904

· How are patients with atrial fibrillation approached and informed about their risk profile and available therapies in Europe? Results of the European Heart Rhythm Association Survey. Potpara TS, Pison L, Larsen TB, Estner H, Madrid A, Blomström-Lundqvist C; Scientific Initiatives Committee, and European Heart Rhythm Association. Europace. 2015 Mar;17(3):468-72.PMID: 25722478

· Management of patients with ventricular tachycardia in Europe: results of the European Heart Rhythm Association survey. Chen J, Todd DM, Proclemer A, Sciaraffia E, Estner HL, Broadhurst P, Blomström-Lundqvist C; Conducted by the Scientific Initiative Committee, European Heart Rhythm Association. Collaborator: Hernandez-Madrid A. Europace. 2015 Aug;17(8):1294-9. PMID: 26273104

· Use of fluoroscopy in clinical electrophysiology in Europe: results of the European Heart Rhythm Association Survey. Estner HL, Grazia Bongiorni M, Chen J, Dagres N, Hernandez-Madrid A, Blomström-Lundqvist C; Scientific Initiative Committee, European Heart Rhythm Association. Europace. 2015 Jul;17(7):1149-52. PMID: 26116687

· How are arrhythmias detected by implanted cardiac devices managed in Europe? Results of the European Heart Rhythm Association Survey. Todd D, Hernandez-Madrid A, Proclemer A, Bongiorni MG, Estner H, Blomström-Lundqvist C; Scientific Initiative Committee, European Heart Rhythm Association. Europace. 2015 Sep;17(9):1449-53. PMID: 26443791

· How are patients with atrial fibrillation approached and informed about their risk profile and available therapies in Europe? Results of the European Heart Rhythm Association Survey. Potpara TS, Pison L, Larsen TB, Estner H, Madrid A, Blomström-Lundqvist C; Scientific Initiatives Committee, and European Heart Rhythm Association. Europace. 2015 Mar;17(3):468-72. PMID: 25722478

· Impact of previous cardiac surgery on long-term outcome of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter ablation. Dallaglio PD, Anguera I, Jiménez-Candil J, Peinado R, García-Seara J, Arcocha MF, Macías R, Herreros B, Quesada A, Hernández-Madrid A, Alvarez M, Di Marco A, Filgueiras D, Matía R, Cequier A, Sabaté X. Europace. 2015 Oct 27. PMID: 26506836

· Management of paediatric arrhythmias in Europe: authors' reply. Hernandez-Madrid A, Chen J, Potpara T, Pison L, Bjerregaard Larsen T, Estner HL, Todd D, Grazia Bongiorni M, Blomström-Lundqvist C; Scientific Initiative Committee, European Heart Rhythm Association. Europace. 2015 Dec;17(12):1879-80. PMID: 25995396

· Entropy at the right atrium as a predictor of atrial fibrillation recurrence outcome after pulmonary vein ablation. Cervigón R, Moreno J, García-Quintanilla J, Pérez-Villacastín J, Castells F. Biomed Tech (Berl). 2015 Jun 24. PMID: 26107849

· Long-Term Outcome After Ablation of Right Atrial Tachyarrhythmias After the Surgical Repair of Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease. Anguera I, Dallaglio P, Macías R, Jiménez-Candil J, Peinado R, García-Seara J, Arcocha MF, Herreros B, Quesada A, Hernández-Madrid A, Alvarez M, Filgueiras D, Matía R, Cequier A, Sabaté X. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jun 15;115(12):1705-13. PMID: 25896151

· Increased intraventricular pressures are as harmful as the electrophysiological substrate of heart failure in favoring sustained reentry in the swine heart. Quintanilla JG, Moreno J, Archondo T, Usandizaga E, Molina-Morúa R, Rodríguez-Bobada C, González P, García-Torrent MJ, Filgueiras-Rama D, Pérez-Castellano N, Macaya C, Pérez-Villacastín J. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Oct;12(10):2172-83. PMID: 25987407

· Towards the Dynamic Assessment of the Lesion Generation Process in an Experimental Model of Cardiac Ablation. Moreno J, Quintanilla JG, Pérez-Villacastín J. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2015 Jul;26(7):E7-8.

· Long-term clinical effects of ventricular pacing reduction with a changeover mode to minimize ventricular pacing in a general pacemaker population. Stockburger M, Boveda S, Moreno J, Da Costa A, Hatala R, Brachmann J, Butter C, Garcia Seara J, Rolando M, Defaye P. Eur Heart J. 2015 Jan 14;36 (3):151-7.

· Safety and efficiency of ventricular pacing prevention with an AAI-DDD changeover mode in patients with sinus node disease or atrioventricular block: impact on battery longevity-a sub-study of the ANSWER trial. Stockburger M, Defaye P, Boveda S, Stancak B, Lazarus A, Sipötz J, Nardi S, Rolando M, Moreno J. Europace. 2015 Nov 26. pii: euv358. PMID: 26612882

· Use of a new wireless transducer for femoral venous vascular cannulation. Rodríguez Muñoz D, del Val Martin D, Fernández Santos S, Segura de la Cal T, Carbonell San Román A, Moreno Planas J, Zamorano Gómez JL. J Clin Ultrasound. 2015 Feb;43(2):118-9. PMID: 25502232

· Percutaneous interventions in Fontan circulation. Franco E, Balbacid EJ, Arreo del Val V, Garcia Guereta Silva L, del Cerro Marín MJ, Fernández Ruiz A, Villagrá F, Gutiérrez-Larraya Aguado F. IJC Heart & Vasculature 2015;8:138-46.

· Use of left ventricular flow mapping in echocardiographic optimization of atrioventricular delay. Rodríguez Muñoz D, Moya Mur JL, Moreno Planas J, Fernández Golfín C, Zamorano Gómez JL. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Oct;16(10):1170. PMID: 26060204

· Challenging Lead Implantation Guided by Voltage Map. Franco E, Sánchez I, Moreno J. Rev Esp Cardiol.2015 Dec 22. PMID: 26725970

· Morphological and Thermodynamic Comparison of the Lesions Created by Four Open-irrigated Catheters in Two Experimental Models. Moreno J, Quintanilla JG, Molina-Morúa R, García-Torrent MJ, Angulo-Hernández MJ, Curiel-Llamazares C, Ramiro-Bargueño J, González P, Caamaño AJ, Pérez-Castellano N, Rojo-Álvarez JL, Macaya C, Pérez-Villacastín J.J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Dec;25(12):1391-9.

· The COR trial: a randomized study with continuous rhythm monitoring to compare the efficacy of cryoenergy and radiofrequency for pulmonary vein isolation. Pérez-Castellano N, Fernández-Cavazos R, Moreno J, Cañadas V, Conde A, González-Ferrer JJ, Macaya C, Pérez-Villacastín J. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jan;11(1):8-14.

· Mobitz type II second-degree atrioventricular block with narrow QRS and junctional extrasystoles: what is the mechanism? Jiménez-Díaz J, González-Ferrer JJ, Heredia GU, Moreno-Planas J. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Apr;25(4):447-9.

· Catheter ablation vs. antiarrhythmic drug treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation: a multicentre, randomized, controlled trial (SARA study). Mont L, Bisbal F, Hernández-Madrid A, Pérez-Castellano N, Viñolas X, Arenal A, Arribas F, Fernández-Lozano I, Bodegas A, Cobos A, Matía R, Pérez-Villacastín J, Guerra JM, Avila P, López-Gil M, Castro V, Arana JI, Brugada J; on behalf of SARA investigators. Eur Heart J. 2014 Feb; 35(8):501-7.

· Narrow QRS tachycardia in a patient with spongiform cardiopathy and preexcitation. What is the mechanism? Matía R, Hernández-Madrid A, Sánchez I, Lumia G, Franco E, Zamorano JL, Moreno J. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. [In press].

· Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation as first-line treatment: is the future here now? Hernández-Madrid A, Matía R, Zamorano JL. Eur Heart J. 2014 May;35(18):1165-1166.

· Multiple accessory pathways in a patient with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries and severe malformation of the coronary sinus. Hernández-Madrid A, Sánchez I, Matía R. Europace. 2014 Jan;16(1):108.

· Can we consider catheter ablation as first-line therapy for all our atrial fibrillation patients yet? Matía R, Hernández-Madrid A, Lumia G. Journal of Cardiol Ther 2014 May;1(4): 46-51.

· Diagnosis and management of patients with inherited arrhythmia syndromes in Europe: results of the European Heart Rhythm Association Survey. Hocini M, Pison L, Proclemer A, Larsen TB, Madrid A, Blomström-Lundqvist C; Scientific Initiative Committee, European Heart Rhythm Association. Europace. 2014 Apr;16(4):600-3.

· Usefulness of a novel active fixation left ventricle lead in cardiac resynchronization therapy. Journal Case Reports in Internal Medicine. [In press].

· Characterization of the impact of catheter-tissue contact force in lesion formation during cavo-tricuspid isthmus ablation in an experimental swine model. Matía Francés R, Hernández Madrid A, Delgado A, Carrizo L, Pindado C, Moro serrano C, Zamorano Gómez JL. Europace. 2013 Nov 13. [In press].

· Epidemiology of atrial fibrillation in Spain in the past 20 years. Pérez-Villacastín J, Pérez Castellano N, Moreno Planas J. Rev Esp Cardiol. 2013 Jul;66(7):561-5.

· KATP channel opening accelerates and stabilizes rotors in a swine heart model of ventricular fibrillation. Quintanilla JG, Moreno J, Archondo T, Chin A, Pérez-Castellano N, Usandizaga E, García-Torrent MJ, Molina-Morúa R, González P, Rodríguez-Bobada C, Macaya C, Pérez-Villacastín J. Cardiovasc Res. 2013 Aug 1;99(3):576-85.

· Profound sedation with propofol modifies atrial fibrillation dynamics. Cervigón R, Moreno J, Pérez-Villacastín J, Castells F. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 Sep;36(9):1176-88.

· Current investigation and management of patients with syncope: results of the European Heart Rhythm Association survey. Dagres N, Bongiorni MG, Dobreanu D, Madrid A, Svendsen JH, Blomström-Lundqvist C; conducted by the Scientific Initiatives Committee, European Heart Rhythm Association. Europace. 2013 Dec;15(12):1812-5.

· Current practice in Europe: how do we manage patients with ventricular tachycardia? European Heart Rhythm Association survey. Proclemer A, Dagres N, Marinskis G, Pison L, Lip GY, Blomstrom-Lundqvist C; Scientific Initiative Committee, European Heart Rhythm Association. Europace. 2013 Feb;15(2):167-9.

· An unusual device-related complication: multiple painful stones after explantation of a subcutaneous Holter system. Roberto Matía, Antonio Hernández-Madrid and Jose Zamorano. Europace 2013 May; 15(5):693.

· Cardiac resynchronization therapy: do patient selection and implant practice vary depending on the volume a center handles? Hernández Madrid A, Matía Francés R, Moro C, Zamorano J. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 Jul;36(7):863-71.

· Atrial fibrillation ablation in the real world: the less we know, the more we ablate?. Pérez-Villacastín J, Pérez Castellano N, Moreno J, Cañadas V. Rev Esp Cardiol. 2012 Jul;65 Suppl 2:22-8.

· Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation. Is it mandatory to ablate the atrioventricular junction to obtain a good response? Tolosana J.M., Arnau A.M., Madrid A.H., Macias A., Lozano I.F., Osca J., Quesada A., Toquero J., Matía Francés R, Bolao I.G., Berruezo A., Sitges M., Alcala M.G., Brugada J., Mont L. Eur J Heart Fail. 2012 Jun;14(6):635-41.

· Health-related quality of life in different clinical subgroups with typical AFL who have undergone cavo-tricuspid isthmus ablation. García Seara J, Gude F, Cabanas P, Martínez-Sande JL, Fernández López X, Madrid AH, Moro C, Juanatey JR. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2012 Aug 6;10:90.

· Quantification of anaesthetic effects on atrial fibrillation rate by partial least-squares. Cervigón R, Moreno J, Reilly RB, Pérez-Villacastín J, Castells F. Physiol Meas. 2012 Oct;33(10):1757-68.

· Análisis transversal de la resincronización cardiaca en España. Indicaciones, técnicas de implante, optimización y seguimiento. Hernández-Madrid, Antonio; Matía Francés, Roberto; Moro, Concepción; Zamorano, José; Almenar, Luis, Fernández Lozano, Ignacio. Rev Esp Cardiol. 2012;65:826-34.

· Morphology quantification of atrial fibrillation under propofol using principal components analysis. Cervigón R, Sánchez C, Moreno J, Reilly RB, Castells F. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011;2011:6967-70.

· Epicardial connections between the pulmonary veins and left atrium: relevance for atrial fibrillation ablation. Pérez-Castellano N, Villacastín J, Salinas J, Vega M, Moreno J, Doblado M, Ruiz E, Macaya C. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011 Feb;22(2):149-59..

· Temas de Actualidad en Cardiología 2010. Novedades en electrofisiología cardiaca y arritmias. Antonio Hernández-Madrid, Roberto Matía Francés, Concepción Moro. Revista Española de Cardiología. 2011; 64(Supl1):81-90.

· Entropy measurements in paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation. Physiol Meas. Cervigón R, Moreno J, Reilly RB, Millet J, Pérez-Villacastín J, Castells F. 2010 Jul;31(7):1011-20.

· Propofol effects on atrial fibrillation wavefront delays. Cervigón R, Moreno J, Millet J, Pérez-Villacastín J, Castells F. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2010 Aug;57(8):1877-85.

· Novel mutation (H402R) in the S1 domain of KCNH2-encoded gene associated with long QT syndrome in a Spanish family. Zamorano-León JJ, Alonso-Orgaz S, Moreno J, Cinza R, García-Torrent MJ, Pérez-Castellano N, Pérez-Villacastín J, Macaya C, López-Farré AJ. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Jul 9;142(2):206-8.

· Skeletal myoblast implants induce minor propagation delays, but do not promote arrhythmias in the normal swine heart. Moreno J, Quintanilla JG, López-Farré A, Archondo T, Cervigón R, Aragoncillo P, Usandizaga E, Silva J, Rodríguez-Bobada C, Rojo JL, Pérez-Castellano N, Mironov S, Mont L, Pérez de Prada T, Macaya C, Pérez-Villacastín J. Europace. 2010 Nov;12(11):1637-44.

· Non-antiarrhythmic drugs to prevent atrial fibrillation. Moro C, Hernández Madrid A, Matía R. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2010: 10: 1-9.

· Ventricular rhythm in atrial fibrillation under anaesthetic infusion with propofol. Cervigón R, Moreno J, Reilly RB, Pérez-Villacastín J, Castells F. Physiol Meas. 2009 Aug;30(8):833-45.

· Ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia using remote magnetic guidance (stereotaxis(®)) requires lower temperature and power settings because of improved local contact. Moreno J, Archondo T, Barrios R, Pérez-Castellano N, Porro R, Quintanilla JG, Godoy VC, Cervigón R, Lobo L, Fayad Y, Macaya C, Pérez-Villacastín J. Rev Esp Cardiol. 2009 Sep;62(9):1001-11.

· Cooled ablation reduces pulmonary vein isolation time: results of a prospective randomised trial. Pérez-Castellano N, Villacastin J, Salinas J, Moreno J, Doblado M, Ruiz E, Isa R, Macaya C. Heart. 2009 Mar;95(3):203-9.

· Angiotensin II receptor blockers in the prevention of atrial fibrillation. Barra S, Silvestri N, Vitagliano G, Madrid A, Gaeta G. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2009 Jun;10(9):1395-411.

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