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Fudim M, Ali-Ahmed F, Parzynski C, Ambrosy A, Friedman DJ, Pokorney SD, Curtis JP, Fonarow GC, Masoudi FA, Hernandez AF, Al-Khatib SM. Periprocedural Risk and Survival after ICD Placement in Older Patients with Advanced Heart Failure. JAMA Cardiol. 2020. Published online Mar 25.

Feldman D, Shroff AR, Bao H, Curtis JP, Minges KE, Ardati AK. Stent Selection Among Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: Results from the NCDR Cath PCI Registry. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020. Published online Jan 7.

Sandhu A, Bao H, Varosy P, Borne RT, Minges KA, Zipse MM, Marzec L, Peterson P, Masoudi FA, Bradley SM. Use of Cardiac Resynchronization-Defibrillator Therapy in United States Hospitals: Results from the NCDR ICD Registry. JAMA Cardiol. 2019. Published online June 19.

Published: (2015 to Present)

Madias C, Parzynski CS, Burrows A, Minges KE, Curtis JP, Doukky R. Utilization effects of the Affordable Care Act on implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy: findings from the NCDR. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Apr 14;75(14):1714-1717.

Freeman JV, Varosy P, Price MJ, Slotwinder D, Kusumoto FM, Rammohan C, Kavinsky C, Turi ZG, Akar J, Richards C, Hopkins D, Curtis JP, Masoudi FA. The NCDR Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO) Registry: Review of the First 2.5 Years. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Apr 7;75(13):1503-1518

Nishimura M, Marcus GM, Varosy PD, Bao H, Wang Y, Curtis JP, Hsu JC. Association of Body Mass Index with CRT Intention and Left Ventricular Lead Implantation Failure: Insights from the NCDR ICD Registry. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2020;57(2):279-288.

Dhruva SS, Parzynski CS, Gamble GM, Curtis JP, Desai NR, Yeh RW, Masoudi FA, Kuntz R, Shaw RE, Marinac-Dabic D, Sedrakyan A, Normand SLT, Krumholz HM, Ross JS. Attribution of Adverse Events following Coronary Stent Placement Identified using Administrative Claims Data. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020;18;9(4):e013606

Bilchick KC, Wang Y, Curtis JP, Cheng A, Dharmarajan K, Shadman R, Dardas TF, Anand I, Lund LH, Dahlstrom U, Sartipy U, Maggioni A, Swedberg K, O'Conner C, Levy WC. Am Heart J. Modeling defibrillation benefit for survival among cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator recipients. Am Heart J. 2020;222:93-104

Prutkin JM, Wang Y, Escudero CA, Stephenson E, Curtis JP, Minges KE, Hsu JC. Prevalence, Predictors and Adverse Events Associated with Defibrillation Threshold Testing in Pediatric Patients: Results from the NCDR. Int J Cardiol. 2020;15;305:44-49

Hakemi EU, Doukky R, Parzynski C, Curtis JP, Madias C. Quadripolar versus Bipolar Leads in CRT: An Analysis from the NCDR ICD Registry.Heart Rhythm. 2020;17(1):81-89.

Dreyer R, Tavella R, Curtis JP, Wang Y, Pasupathy S, Messenger J, Rumsfeld J, Maddox T, Krumholz H, Spertus J, Beltrame J. Myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries as compared with myocardial infarction and obstructive coronary disease: outcomes in a Medicare population. Eur Heart J. 2020;14;41(7):870-878

Tcheugui JE, Masoudi FA, Bao H, Curtis JP, Heidenreich PA, Fonarow GC. Body Mass Index and Outcomes of Cardiac Resynchronization with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Older Patients with Heart Failure. Eur J Heart Fail. 2019;21(9):1093-1102.

Borne RT, Randolph TC, Wang Y, Curtis JP, Peterson PN, Masoudi FA, Sandhu A, Zipse MM, Thomas KL,Kutyifa V, Cha YM, Hsu J, Russo AM. Analysis of Temporal Trends and Variation in the Use of Defibrillation Testing in Contemporary Practice. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(10):e1913553.

Kawata H, Bao H, Curtis JP, Minges K, Mitiku T, Birgersdotter-Green U, Feld GK, Hsu JC. CRT-D in Nonspecific Intraventricular Conduction Delay vs RBBB: Insights from the NCDR. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019. 25;73(24):3082-3099.

Chui P, Wang Y, Ranasinghe I, Minges K, Mitiku TY, Seto AH, Rosman LA, Lampert RA, Curtis JP. Association of physician specialty with long-term ICD complications and reoperations rates: Insights from the NCDR ICD registry. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019;12(6):e005374.

Hummel JP, Leipold RJ, Amorosi SL, Bao H, Deger KA, Jones PW, Kansal AR, Ott LS, Stern S, Stein K, Curtis JP, Akar JG. Outcomes and Costs of RPM among Patients with ICDs: An Economic Model Based on the PREDICT RM Database. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 Jul;30(7):1066-1077.

Desai NR, Udell JA, Wang Y, Spatz ES, Dharmarajan K, Ahmad K, Julien HM, Rumsfeld J, Goyal A, De Lemos J, Masoudi FA, Bhatt DL, Minges KE, Krumholz HM, Curtis JP. Trends in Performance and Opportunities for Improvement on a Composite Measure of Acute Myocardial Infarction Care - Findings from the NCDR. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019;12(3):e004983.

Chui PW, Parzynski CS, Ross J, Desai N, Gurm H, Spertus JA, Seto A, Ho V, Curtis JP. Association of Statewide Certificate of Need Regulations with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Appropriateness and Outcomes.JAHA. 2019 22;8(2):e010373.

Ambrosy AP, Parzynski CS, Friedman DJ, Fudim M, Hernandez AF, Fonarow GC, Al-Khatib SM. Is Time from Last Hospitalization for Heart Failure to Placement of a Primary Prevention ICD Associated with Patient Outcomes?Circulation. 2018 11;138(24):2787-2797.

Thomas IC, Wang Y, See VY, Minges KE, Curtis JP, Hsu JC. Outcomes Following ICD Generator Replacement in Patients with Recovered Left Ventricular Systolic Function: Insights from the NCDR. Heart Rhythm.2019;16(5):733-740.

Desai NR, Bourdillon PM, Parzynski CS, Brindis RG, Spatz ES, Masters C, Minges KE, Peterson P, Masoudi FA, Oetgen WJ, Buxton A, Zipes DP, Curtis JP. Association of the US Department of Justice Investigation Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators and Devices Not Meeting the Medicare National Coverage Determination, 2007-2015.JAMA. 2018 3;320(1):63-71.

Sood N, Martin DT, Lampert R, Curtis JP, Parzynski C, Clancy J. Incidence and Predictors of Perioperative Complications with Transvenous Lead Extractions: Real Word Experience with NCDR Registry.Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2018;11(2).

Hsu JC, Varosy PD, Bao H, Dewland TA, Curtis JP, Marcus GM. Coronary Venous Dissection from Left Ventricular Lead Placement During CRT with Defibrillator Implantation and Associated In-Hospital Adverse Events (From the NCDR® ICD Registry). Am J Cardiol. 2018;121(1):55-61.

Gleva MJ, Wang Y, Curtis JP, Berul C, Huddleston CB, Poole JE. Complications Associated with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Insights from the NCDR®Am J Cardiol. 2017;120(10):1891-1898.

Dharmarajan K, McNamara RL, Wang Y, Masoudi FA, Ross JS, Spatz EE, Desai NR, de Lemos JA, Fonarow GC, Heidenreich PA, Bhatt DL, Bernheim SM, Slattery LE, Khan YM, Curtis JC. Age Differences in Hospital Mortality for Acute Myocardial Infarction: Implications for Hospital Profiling. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167(8):555-564.

Kipp R, Hsu JC, Freeman J, Curtis JP, Bao H, Hoffmayer KS. Long-Term Morbidity and Mortality Following ICD Implantation with Procedural Complication: A Report from the NCDR ICD Registry. Heart Rhythm. 2017;S1547-5271(17)31191-8.

Ross JS, Bates J, Parzynski CS, Akar JG, Curtis JP, Desai NR, Freeman JV, Gamble GM, Kuntz R, Li SX, Marinac-Dabic D, Masoudi FA, Normand SLT, Ranasinghe I, Shaw RE, Krumholz HM. Can machine learning complement traditional medical device surveillance? A case study of dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Medical Devices (Auckland, NZ). 2017;10:165-188.

Minges KE, Herrin J, Fiorilli PN, Curtis JP. Development and Validation of a Simple Risk Score to Predict 30-Day Readmission for PCI in a Cohort of Medicare Patients. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017;89:955-963.

Masoudi FA, Curtis JP, Desai NR PCI Appropriateness in New York: If it Makes it There, Can it Make it Everywhere?J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;69:1243-1246.

Bilchick KC, Wang Y, Cheng A, Curtis JP, Dharmarajan K, Stukenborg GJ, Shadman R, Anand I, Lund LH, Dahlström U, Sartipy U, Maggioni A, Swedberg K, O'Conner C, Levy WC. Seattle Heart Failure and Proportional Risk Models Predict Benefit From Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;69:2606-2618.

Al-Chekakie MO, Bao H, Jones PW, Stein KM, Marzec L, Varosy PD, Masoudi FA, Curtis JP, Akar JG. Addition of Blood Pressure and Weight Transmissions to Standard Remote Monitoring of Implantable Defibrillators and its Association with Mortality and Rehospitalization. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017;10.

Chui PW, Parzynski CS, Nallamothu BK, Masoudi FA, Krumholz HM, Curtis JP. Hospital Performance on Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Process and Outcomes Measures. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6

Marzec LN, Peterson PN, Bao H, Curtis JP, Masoudi FA, Varosy PD, Bradley SM. Use of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Among Eligible Patients Receiving an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: Insights From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Registry. JAMA Cardiol. 2017;2(5):561-565.

Friedman DJ, Bao H, Spatz ES, Curtis JP, Daubert JP, Al-Khatib SM. Association Between a Prolonged PR Interval and Outcomes of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Report From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Circulation. 2016;134:1617-1628.

Pokorney SD, Parzynski CS, Daubert JP, Hegland DD, Varosy PD, Curtis JP, Al-Khatib SM. Temporal Trends in and Factors Associated with Use of Single Versus Dual Coil Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Leads: Data from the NCDR ICD Registry. JACC: Clin Electrophysiol. 2017;3:612-619.

Betz J, Katz DF, Peterson PN, Borne RT, Al-Khatib SN, Wang Y, Malta Hansen C, McManus D, Mathew J, Masoudi FA. Outcomes Among Older Patients Receiving Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Secondary Prevention: From the NCDR ICD Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;69(3):265-274.

Kramer DB, Reynolds MR, Normand SL, Parzynski CS, Spertus JA, Mor V, Mitchell SL. Nursing Home Utilization following Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation in Older Patients: Results from the NCDR. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017; 65:340-347.

Katz DF, Peterson P, Borne RT, Betz J, Al-Khatib SM, Varosy PD, Wang Y, Hsu J, Hoffmayer K, Kipp R, Hansen CM, Turakhia MP, Masoudi FA. Survival After Secondary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Placement: An Analysis From the NCDR ICD Registry. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2017; 3: 20-8.

Zeitler EP, Wang Y, Dharmarajan K, Anstrom KJ, Peterson ED, Daubert JP, Curtis JP, Al-Khatib SM. Outcomes 1 Year After Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Lead Abandonment Versus Explanation for Unused or Malfunctioning Leads: A Report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol.. 2016.

Echouffo-Tcheugui JB, Masoudi FA, Bao H, Spatz ES, Fonarow GC. Diabetes Mellitus and Outcomes Of Cardiac Resynchronization with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Older Patients with Heart Failure. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016;9.

Friedman DJ, Parzynski CS, Varosy PD, Prutkin JM, Patton KK, Mithani A, Russo AM, Curtis JP, Al-Khatib SM. Trends and in-hospital outcomes associated with early adoption of the subcutaneous ICD in the United States. JAMA Cardiol. 2016:900-911.

Ranasinghe I, Parzynski CS, Freeman JV, Dreyer RP, Ross JS, Akar J, Krumholz HM, Curtis JP. Long-Term Risk of Device-Related Complications and Reoperations after ICD Therapy: An Observational Cohort Study.Ann Intern Med. 2016;165(1):20-29.

Kramer D, Reynolds M, Normand SL, Parzynski CS, Spertus J, Curtis JP, Mor V, Mitchell S. Hospice Use Following Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation in Older Patients. Circulation. 2016; 133: 2030-2037.

Green A, Leff B, Wang Y, Spatz ES, Masoudi FA, Peterson PN, Daugherty SL, Matlock DM. Geriatric Conditions in Patients Undergoing Defibrillator Implantation for Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death: Prevalence and Impact on Mortality. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016;9:23-30.

Friedman D, Singh JP, Curtis JP, Tang WHW, Bao H, Spatz E, Hernandez AF, Patel U, Al-Khatib S. Comparative Effectiveness of CRT with Defibrillator versus Defibrillator Alone in Heart Failure Patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Kidney Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;66:2618-2629.

Desai NR, Parzynski CS, Krumholz HM, Minges K, Messenger JC, Nallamothu BK, Curtis JP. Patterns of Institutional Review of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Appropriateness and the Effect Impact on Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175:1988-1990.

Desai NR, Bradley SM, Parzynski CS, Nallamothu BK, Chan PS, Spertus JA, Patel MR, Ader J, Soufer A, Krumholz HM, Curtis JP. Appropriate Use Criteria for Coronary Revascularization and Trends in Utilization, Patient Selection, and Appropriateness of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. JAMA. 2015;314:2045-2053.

Fiorilli PN, Minges KE, Herrin J, Messenger JC, Ting HH, Nallamothu BK, Lipner RS, Hess BJ, Holmboe ES, Brennan JJ, Curtis JP. Association of Physician Certification in Interventional Cardiology With In-Hospital Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Circulation. 2015;132:1816-1824.

Akar JG, Bao H, Jones P, Wang Y, Varosy P, Masoudi FA, Stein K, Saxon LA, Normand SL, Curtis JP. Use of Remote Monitoring Is Associated with Lower Risk of Adverse Outcomes Among Patients with Implanted Cardiac Defibrillators. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015;8:1173-1180.

Thomas MP, Parzynski CS, Curtis JP, Seth M, Nallamothu BK, Chan PS, Spertus JA, Patel MR, Bradley SM, Gurm HS. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Utilization and Appropriateness across the United States. PLoS One . 2015;10: e0138251.

Kaiser DW, Tsai V, Heidenreich PA, Goldstein MK, Wang Y, Curtis JP, Yang Y, Turakhia MP. Defibrillator implantations for primary prevention in the United States: Inappropriate care or inadequate documentation: Insights from the National Cardiovascular Data ICD Registry. Heart Rhythm. 2015;12:2086-2093.

Heidenreich PA, Tsai V, Bao H, Curtis J, Goldstein M, Curtis L, Hernandez A, Peterson P, Turakhia MP, Masoudi FA. Does Age Influence Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Use and Outcome?. JACC Heart Fail. 2015 3:497-504.

Russo AM, Daugherty SL, Masoudi FA, Wang, Y, Curtis J, Lampert R. Gender and outcomes after primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation: Findings from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR). Am Heart J. 2015;170:330-338.

Cavender MA, Joynt KE, Parzynski CS, Resnic FS, Rumsfeld JS, Moscucci M, Masoudi FA, Curtis JP, Peterson ED, Gurm HS. State mandated public reporting and outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention in the United States. Am J Cardiol. 2015; 115:1491-1501.

Zusterzeel R, Spatz ES, Curtis JP, Sanders WE, Selzman KA, Pina IL, Bao H, Ponirakis A, Varosy PD, Masoudi FA, Canos DA, Strauss DG. Cardiac resynchronization therapy in women versus men: observational comparative effectiveness study from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015;8:S4-11.

Heidenreich PA, Tsai V, Curtis J, Wang Y, Turakhia M, Masoudi FA, Varosy PD, Goldstein MK. A validated risk model for 1-year mortality after primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator placement. Am Heart J. 2015;170:281-289.

Ghanbari H, Nallamothu BK, Wang Y, Curtis JP. Antithrombotic therapy and outcomes after ICD implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease: an analysis from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR)(R). J Am Heart Assoc. 2015;4.

Nallamothu BK, Normand SL, Wang Y, Hofer TP, Brush JE Jr, Messenger JC, Bradley EH, Rumsfeld JS, Krumholz HM. Relation between door-to-balloon times and mortality after primary percutaneous coronary intervention over time: a retrospective study. Lancet. 2015;385:1114-1122.

Hsu JC, Varosy PD, Parzynski CS, Chaudhry SI, Dewland TA, Curtis JP, Marcus GM. Procedure timing as a predictor of inhospital adverse outcomes from implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation: insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Am Heart J. 2015;169:45-52.e3.

Prutkin JM, Reynolds MR, Bao H, Curtis JP, Al-Khatib SM, Aggarwal S, Uslan DZ. Response to letter regarding article, "Rates of and factors associated with infection in 200 909 Medicare implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implants: results from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry". Circulation. 2015;131:e518.