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Iaizzo PA (Editor). The Handbook of Cardiac Anatomy, Physiology, and Devices, 2nd edition. Humana Press Inc., New York, NY 2009.

Sigg DS, Iaizzo PA, Xiao Y-F, He B (Editors), Cardiac Electrophysiology Methods and Models, Springer Science + Business Media, LLC, New York, NY, 2010.


Original Articles

Langendorff, O. Untersuchungen am überlebenden Säugethierherzen. Pflügers Arch. ges. Physiol. 61, 291 (1895)Döring, HJ,

Dehnert H. The Isolated Perfused Warm-Blooded Heart according to Langendorff. Methods in Experimental Physiology and Pharmacology: Biological Measurement Techniques V. Biomesstechnik-Verlag March GmbH, West Germany. 1988.

Chinchoy E, Soule CL, Houlton AJ, Gallagher WJ, Hjelle MA, Laske TG, Morissett J, Iaizzo PA: Isolated four-chamber working swine heart model. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 70: 1607-1614, 2000.

Hill A, Coles JA Jr, Sigg DC, Laske, TG, Iaizzo PA: Images of the human coronary sinus ostium obtained from isolated working hearts. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 76: 2108, 2003.

Hill AJ, Laske TG, Coles JA Jr, Sigg DC, Skadsberg ND, Vincent SA, Soule CL, Gallagher WJ, Iaizzo PA: In vitro studies of human hearts. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 79: 168-177, 2005.

Coles JA Jr, Sigg DC, Iaizzo PA: The potential benefits of 1.5% hetastarch as a cardioplegia additive. Biochemical Pharmacology 69: 1553-1558, 2005.

Laske TG, Vincent SA, Skadsberg ND, Iaizzo PA: High pacing impedances: Are you overtorquing your leads? Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 28: 883-891, 2005.

Laske TG, Skadsberg ND, Iaizzo PA: A novel ex vivo heart model for the assessment of cardiac pacing systems. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 127:894-898, 2005.

Hill AJ, Ahlberg SE, Wilkoff BL, Iaizzo PA: Dynamic obstruction to coronary sinus access: the Thebesian valve. Heart Rhythm 3:1240-1, 2006.

Sigg DC, Iaizzo PA: In vivo versus in vitro comparison of swine cardiac performance: Induction of cardiodepression with halothane. European Journal of Pharmacology, 543:97-107, 2006.

Laske TG, Skadsberg ND, Hill AJ, Klein GJ, Iaizzo PA: Excitation of the intrinsic conduction system through His and intraventricular septal pacing. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 29:397-405, 2006

Anderson SE, Skadsberg ND, Laske TG, Benditt DG, Iaizzo PA: Variation in pacing impedance: impact of implant site and measurement method. PACE, 30:1076-82, 2007.

Anderson SE, Hill AJ, Iaizzo PA: Venous valves: unseen obstruction to coronary sinus. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology, 19:165-6, 2007.

Quill JL, Laske TG, Hill AJ, Bonhoeffer P, Iaizzo PA: Direct visualization of a transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation within the Visible Heart® - A Glimpse into the Future. Circulation, 116(22): 2007.

Hucker W, McCain ML, Laughner JI, Iaizzo PI, Efimov IR: Connexin 43 expression delineates two discrete pathways in the human atrioventricular junction. Anatomical Record (in press) 2007.

Lü, F, Iaizzo PA, Benditt DG, Mehra R, Warman EN, McHenry BT: Isolated atrial segment pacing: an alternative to His bundle pacing after atrioventricular junctional ablation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 49:1443-9, 2007.

Iaizzo PA, Hill AJ, Laske TG: Cardiac device testing enhanced by simultaneous imaging modalities: the Visible Heart®, fluoroscopy, and echocardiography. Expert Review of Medical Devices 5:51-8, 2008.

Anderson SE, Quill JL, Iaizzo PA: Venous valves within left ventricular coronary veins. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology 23(2):95-9, 2008.

Love CJ, Ahlberg SE, Hiniduma-Lokuge P, Brabec S, Iaizzo PA: Novel visualization of intracardiac pacing lead extractions: methodologies performed within isolated canine hearts. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology 24: 27-31, 2009.

Quill JL, Hill AJ, Laske TG, Alfieri O, Iaizzo PA: Mitral leaflet anatomy revisited. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 137(5):1077-81, 2009.

Iaizzo PA: The functional anatomy of human cardiac valves and unique visualization of transcatheter-delivered valves being deployed. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 2009:1098-9, 2009.

Eggen M.D., Bateman MG, Rolfes CD, Howard SA, Swingen CM, Iaizzo PA: MRI assessment of pacing induced ventricular dyssynchrony in an isolated human heart. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 31:466-9, 2010.



US 7,045,279: Isolated perfused heart preparation and method for use: Laske TG, Iaizzo PA , Hjelle MA, Morissette J, Wahlstrom DA, Issued May 16, 2006