1. Marijon E, Uy-Evanado A, Reinier K, Teodorescu C, Narayanan K, Jouven X, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Sudden Cardiac Arrest during Sports Activity in Middle Age. Circulation. 2015 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25847988

2.      Narayanan K, Havmoeller R, Reinier K, Jerger K, Teodorescu C, Uy-Evanado A, Navarro J, Huertas-Vazquez A, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Sex Hormone Levels in Patients with Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Heart Rhythm 2014 (Published online August 22, 2014).

3.      Narayanan K, Reinier K, Teodorescu C, Uy-Evanado A, Aleong R, Huertas-Vazquez A, Chugh H, Nichols GA, Gunson K, London B, Jui J, Chugh SS. Left Ventricular Diameter and Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death. Journal of the American Heart Association 2014 Sep 16;3(5).

4.      Stecker EC, Reinier K, Teodorescu C, Uy-Evanado A, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Ischemic heart disease diagnosed prior to sudden cardiac arrest is independently associated with improved survival. Journal of the American Heart Association 2014 Oct 6;3(5):e001160.

5.      Stecker EC, Reinier K, Marijon E, Narayanan K, Teodorescu C, Uy-Evanado A, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Public health burden of sudden cardiac death in the united states. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014;7:212-217

6.      Reinier K, Marijon E, Uy-Evanado A, Teodorescu C, Narayanan K, Chugh H, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. The association between atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death: The relevance of heart failure. JACC Heart Failure. 2014;2:221-227

7.      Narayanan K, Reinier K, Teodorescu C, Uy-Evanado A, Chugh H, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Electrocardiographic versus echocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy and sudden cardiac arrest in the community. Heart Rhythm. 2014;11:1040-1046

8.      Lemaitre RN, Johnson CO, Hesselson S, Sotoodhenia N, McKnight B, Sitlani CM, Rea TD, King IB, Kwok PY, Mak A, Li G, Brody J, Larson E, Mozaffarian D, Psaty BM, Huertas-Vazquez A, Tardif JC, Albert CM, Lyytikainen LP, Arking DE, Kaab S, Huikuri HV, Krijthe BP, Eijgelsheim M, Wang YA, Reinier K, Lehtimaki T, Pulit SL, Brugada R, Muller-Nurasyid M, Newton-Cheh CH, Karhunen PJ, Stricker BH, Goyette P, Rotter JI, Chugh SS, Chakravarti A, Jouven X, Siscovick DS. Common variation in fatty acid metabolic genes and risk of incident sudden cardiac arrest. Heart Rhythm. 2014;11:471-477

9.      Havmoeller R, Reinier K, Teodorescu C, Ahmadi N, Kwok D, Uy-Evanado A, Chen YD, Rotter JI, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Elevated plasma free fatty acids are associated with sudden death: A prospective community-based evaluation at the time of cardiac arrestHeart Rhythm. 2014;11:691-696

10.    Chugh SS, Huertas-Vazquez A. Inherited arrhythmia syndromes: Exome sequencing opens a new door to diagnosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63:267-268

11.    Chugh SS, Havmoeller R, Narayanan K, Singh D, Rienstra M, Benjamin EJ, Gillum RF, Kim YH, McAnulty JH, Jr., Zheng ZJ, Forouzanfar MH, Naghavi M, Mensah GA, Ezzati M, Murray CJ. Worldwide epidemiology of atrial fibrillation: A global burden of disease 2010 studyCirculation. 2014;129:837-847

12.    Teodorescu C, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Resting heart rate and risk of sudden cardiac death in the general population: Influence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction and heart rate-modulating drugs. Heart Rhythm. 2013;10:1153-1158

13.    Teodorescu C, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Chugh H, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Antipsychotic drugs are associated with pulseless electrical activity: The oregon sudden unexpected death study. Heart Rhythm. 2013;10:526-530

14.    Stevens SM, Reinier K, Chugh SS. Increased left ventricular mass as a predictor of sudden cardiac death: Is it time to put it to the test? Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013;6:212-217

15.    Stecker EC, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Teodorescu C, Chugh H, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Relationship between seizure episode and sudden cardiac arrest in patients with epilepsy: A community-based study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013;6:912-916

16.    Reinier K, Chugh SS. An intersection of atrial fibrillation with sudden death: Look both ways, and proceed with caution. Comment on "atrial fibrillation and the risk of sudden cardiac death". JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173:35-37

17.    Panikkath R, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Teodorescu C, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Electrocardiographic predictors of sudden cardiac death in patients with left ventricular hypertrophyAnnals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc. 2013;18:225-229

18.    Noheria A, Teodorescu C, Uy-Evanado A, Reinier K, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Distinctive profile of sudden cardiac arrest in middle-aged vs. Older adults: A community-based study. Int J Cardiol. 2013;168:3495-3499

19.    Narayanan K, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Teodorescu C, Chugh H, Marijon E, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Frequency and determinants of implantable cardioverter defibrillator deployment among primary prevention candidates with subsequent sudden cardiac arrest in the community. Circulation. 2013;128:1733-1738

20.    Huertas-Vazquez A, Teodorescu C, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Chugh H, Jerger K, Ayala J, Gunson K, Jui J, Newton-Cheh C, Albert CM, Chugh SS. A common missense variant in the neuregulin 1 gene is associated with both schizophrenia and sudden cardiac death. Heart Rhythm. 2013;10:994-998

21.    Huertas-Vazquez A, Nelson CP, Guo X, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Teodorescu C, Ayala J, Jerger K, Chugh H, Wtccc, Braund PS, Deloukas P, Hall AS, Balmforth AJ, Jones M, Taylor KD, Pulit SL, Newton-Cheh C, Gunson K, Jui J, Rotter JI, Albert CM, Samani NJ, Chugh SS. Novel loci associated with increased risk of sudden cardiac death in the context of coronary artery disease. PLoS One. 2013;8:e59905

22.    Havmoeller R, Reinier K, Teodorescu C, Uy-Evanado A, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Low rate of secondary prevention icds in the general population: Multiple-year multiple-source surveillance of sudden cardiac death in the oregon sudden unexpected death study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2013;24:60-65

23.    Chugh SS, Huertas-Vazquez A. Inherited arrhythmia syndromes: Exome sequencing opens a new door to diagnosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013

24.    Teodorescu C, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Ayala J, Mariani R, Wittwer L, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Survival advantage from ventricular fibrillation and pulseless electrical activity in women compared to men: The oregon sudden unexpected death study. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2012;34:219-225

25.    Tamarappoo BK, John BT, Reinier K, Teodorescu C, Uy-Evanado A, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Vulnerable myocardial interstitium in patients with isolated left ventricular hypertrophy and sudden cardiac death: A postmortem histological evaluation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012;1:e001511

26.    Havmoller R, Chugh SS. Atrial fibrillation in heart failure. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2012;9:309-318

27.    Havmoller R, Chugh SS. Plasma biomarkers for prediction of sudden cardiac death: Another piece of the risk stratification puzzle? Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012;5:237-243

28.    Chugh SS, Reinier K. Sudden cardiac arrestCmaj. 2012;184:214

29.    Westaway SK, Reinier K, Huertas-Vazquez A, Evanado A, Teodorescu C, Navarro J, Sinner MF, Gunson K, Jui J, Spooner P, Kaab S, Chugh SS. Common variants in casq2, gpd1l, and nos1ap are significantly associated with risk of sudden death in patients with coronary artery diseaseCirc Cardiovasc Genet. 2011;4:397-402

30.    Teodorescu C, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Navarro J, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Prolonged qrs duration on the resting ecg is associated with sudden death risk in coronary disease, independent of prolonged ventricular repolarization. Heart Rhythm. 2011;8:1562-1567

31.    Stecker EC, Chugh SS. Prediction of sudden cardiac death: Next steps in pursuit of effective methodology. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2011;31:101-107

32.    Reinier K, Thomas E, Andrusiek DL, Aufderheide TP, Brooks SC, Callaway CW, Pepe PE, Rea TD, Schmicker RH, Vaillancourt C, Chugh SS. Socioeconomic status and incidence of sudden cardiac arrest. Cmaj. 2011;183:1705-1712

33.    Reinier K, Dervan C, Singh T, Uy-Evanado A, Lai S, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Increased left ventricular mass and decreased left ventricular systolic function have independent pathways to ventricular arrhythmogenesis in coronary artery disease. Heart Rhythm. 2011;8:1177-1182

34.    Panikkath R, Reinier K, Uy-Evanado A, Teodorescu C, Hattenhauer J, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Prolonged tpeak-to-tend interval on the resting ecg is associated with increased risk of sudden cardiac death. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011;4:441-447

35.    Chugh SS. How to approach sudden cardiac arrest: Current knowledge and clinical practice. Indian Heart J. 2011;63:341-346

36.    Chugh SS. Approach to unexplained sudden death in the young: Proactive during life and prospective at death. Europace. 2011;13:1364-1365

37.    Chugh SS. Improved outcomes for cardiac arrest in children. Share the baton with the bystander. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57:1829-1830

38.    Arking DE, Junttila MJ, Goyette P, Huertas-Vazquez A, Eijgelsheim M, Blom MT, Newton-Cheh C, Reinier K, Teodorescu C, Uy-Evanado A, Carter-Monroe N, Kaikkonen KS, Kortelainen ML, Boucher G, Lagace C, Moes A, Zhao X, Kolodgie F, Rivadeneira F, Hofman A, Witteman JC, Uitterlinden AG, Marsman RF, Pazoki R, Bardai A, Koster RW, Dehghan A, Hwang SJ, Bhatnagar P, Post W, Hilton G, Prineas RJ, Li M, Kottgen A, Ehret G, Boerwinkle E, Coresh J, Kao WH, Psaty BM, Tomaselli GF, Sotoodehnia N, Siscovick DS, Burke GL, Marban E, Spooner PM, Cupples LA, Jui J, Gunson K, Kesaniemi YA, Wilde AA, Tardif JC, O'Donnell CJ, Bezzina CR, Virmani R, Stricker BH, Tan HL, Albert CM, Chakravarti A, Rioux JD, Huikuri HV, Chugh SS. Identification of a sudden cardiac death susceptibility locus at 2q24.2 through genome-wide association in european ancestry individuals. PLoS Genet. 2011;7:e1002158

39.    Teodorescu C, Reinier K, Dervan C, Uy-Evanado A, Samara M, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Factors associated with pulseless electric activity versus ventricular fibrillation: The oregon sudden unexpected death study. Circulation. 2010;122:2116-2122

40.    Chugh SS. Genomics revolution: Forging a path to the arrhythmia patient. Heart Rhythm. 2010;7:1149-1150

41.    Chugh SS. Early identification of risk factors for sudden cardiac death. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2010;7:318-326

42.    Bezzina CR, Pazoki R, Bardai A, Marsman RF, de Jong JS, Blom MT, Scicluna BP, Jukema JW, Bindraban NR, Lichtner P, Pfeufer A, Bishopric NH, Roden DM, Meitinger T, Chugh SS, Myerburg RJ, Jouven X, Kaab S, Dekker LR, Tan HL, Tanck MW, Wilde AA. Genome-wide association study identifies a susceptibility locus at 21q21 for ventricular fibrillation in acute myocardial infarction. Nat Genet. 2010;42:688-691

43.    Arking DE, Reinier K, Post W, Jui J, Hilton G, O'Connor A, Prineas RJ, Boerwinkle E, Psaty BM, Tomaselli GF, Rea T, Sotoodehnia N, Siscovick DS, Burke GL, Marban E, Spooner PM, Chakravarti A, Chugh SS. Genome-wide association study identifies gpc5 as a novel genetic locus protective against sudden cardiac arrest. PLoS One. 2010;5:e9879

44.    Reddy PR, Reinier K, Singh T, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Physical activity as a trigger of sudden cardiac arrest: The oregon sudden unexpected death study. Int J Cardiol. 2009;131:345-349

45.    Nichols GA, Reinier K, Chugh SS. Independent contribution of diabetes to increased prevalence and incidence of atrial fibrillation. Diabetes Care. 2009;32:1851-1856

46.    Chugh SS, Uy-Evanado A, Teodorescu C, Reinier K, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J. Women have a lower prevalence of structural heart disease as a precursor to sudden cardiac arrest: The ore-suds (oregon sudden unexpected death study). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;54:2006-2011

47.    Chugh SS, Reinier K, Singh T, Uy-Evanado A, Socoteanu C, Peters D, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J. Determinants of prolonged qt interval and their contribution to sudden death risk in coronary artery disease: The oregon sudden unexpected death study. Circulation. 2009;119:663-670

48.    Chugh SS, Reinier K, Balaji S, Uy-Evanado A, Vickers C, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J. Population-based analysis of sudden death in children: The oregon sudden unexpected death study. Heart Rhythm. 2009;6:1618-1622

49.    Chugh SS, Reinier K. Predicting sudden death in the general population: Another step, n terminal b-type natriuretic factor levels. Circulation. 2009;119:2863-2864

50.    Kehr E, Sono M, Chugh SS, Jerosch-Herold M. Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging for detection and quantification of fibrosis in human myocardium in vitroInt J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2008;24:61-68

51.    Chugh SS, Socoteanu C, Reinier K, Waltz J, Jui J, Gunson K. A community-based evaluation of sudden death associated with therapeutic levels of methadone. Am J Med. 2008;121:66-71

52.    Chugh SS, Reinier K, Teodorescu C, Evanado A, Kehr E, Al Samara M, Mariani R, Gunson K, Jui J. Epidemiology of sudden cardiac death: Clinical and research implications. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2008;51:213-228

53.    Chugh SS, Reinier K, Stecker EC. Learning from a real-world analysis of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator recipients: Comorbidities matter. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007;49:2416-2418

54.    Chugh SS. Confronting the genetic complexity of atrial fibrillation: This too shall pass. Heart Rhythm. 2007;4:476-477

55.    Stecker EC, Zargarian M, Dogra V, John BT, Kron J, McAnulty JH, Chugh SS. Native qrs duration predicts the occurrence of arrhythmic events in icd recipients. Europace. 2006;8:859-862

56.    Stecker EC, Vickers C, Waltz J, Socoteanu C, John BT, Mariani R, McAnulty JH, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Population-based analysis of sudden cardiac death with and without left ventricular systolic dysfunction: Two-year findings from the oregon sudden unexpected death study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006;47:1161-1166

57.    Stecker EC, Sono M, Wallace E, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Allelic variants of scn5a and risk of sudden cardiac arrest in patients with coronary artery disease. Heart Rhythm. 2006;3:697-700

58.    Reinier K, Stecker EC, Vickers C, Gunson K, Jui J, Chugh SS. Incidence of sudden cardiac arrest is higher in areas of low socioeconomic status: A prospective two year study in a large united states community. Resuscitation. 2006;70:186-192

59.    John BT, Tamarappoo BK, Titus JL, Edwards WD, Shen WK, Chugh SS. Global remodeling of the ventricular interstitium in idiopathic myocardial fibrosis and sudden cardiac death.Heart Rhythm. 2004;1:141-149

60.    Chugh SS, Senashova O, Watts A, Tran PT, Zhou Z, Gong Q, Titus JL, Hayflick SJ. Postmortem molecular screening in unexplained sudden deathJ Am Coll Cardiol. 2004;43:1625-1629

61.    Chugh SS, Jui J, Gunson K, Stecker EC, John BT, Thompson B, Ilias N, Vickers C, Dogra V, Daya M, Kron J, Zheng ZJ, Mensah G, McAnulty J. Current burden of sudden cardiac death: Multiple source surveillance versus retrospective death certificate-based review in a large U.S. CommunityJ Am Coll Cardiol. 2004;44:1268-1275

62.    Arking DE, Chugh SS, Chakravarti A, Spooner PM. Genomics in sudden cardiac death. Circ Res. 2004;94:712-723

63.    Chugh SS, Chung K, Zheng ZJ, John B, Titus JL. Cardiac pathologic findings reveal a high rate of sudden cardiac death of undetermined etiology in younger women. Am Heart J. 2003;146:635-639

64.    Chugh SS, Kelly KL, Titus JL. Sudden cardiac death with apparently normal heartCirculation. 2000;102:649-654

 

 

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