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Thomas Dewland, MD

Title(s)Asst. Professor Clinical Med, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-476-5706
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    Dartmouth CollegeAB2002
    Yale UniversityMD2006

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    CLINICAL INTERESTS

    Dr. Dewland is a cardiac electrophysiologist with expertise in treating all aspects of heart rhythm disorders. He performs catheter ablation procedures for supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation, premature ventricular contractions, and ventricular tachycardia. He is also specializes in pacemaker implantation, defibrillator implantation, and mechanical left atrial appendage closure.

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    1. Dewland TA, Nazer B. Atrial arrhythmias in heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2020 Mar 13. PMID: 32175939.
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    2. Jessel PM, Yadava M, Nazer B, Dewland TA, Miller J, Stecker EC, Bhamidipati CM, Song HK, Henrikson CA. Transvenous management of cardiac implantable electronic device late lead perforation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2020 Feb; 31(2):521-528. PMID: 31908061.
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    3. Sanchez JM, Jolly SE, Dewland TA, Tseng ZH, Nah G, Vittinghoff E, Marcus GM. Incident Atrial Fibrillation Among American Indians in California. Circulation. 2019 Nov 05; 140(19):1605-1606. PMID: 31630530.
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    4. Sardana M, Hsue PY, Tseng ZH, Vittinghoff E, Nah G, Dewland TA, Marcus GM. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Incident Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Sep 17; 74(11):1512-1514. PMID: 31514955.
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    5. Nazer B, Walters TE, Dewland TA, Naniwadekar A, Koruth JS, Najeeb Osman M, Intini A, Chen M, Biermann J, Steinfurt J, Kalman JM, Tanel RE, Lee BK, Badhwar N, Gerstenfeld EP, Scheinman MM. Variable Presentations and Ablation Sites for Manifest Nodoventricular/Nodofascicular Fibers. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2019 Sep; 12(9):e007337. PMID: 31505948.
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    6. Launer H, Clark T, Dewland T, Henrikson CA, Nazer B. An automated fractionation mapping algorithm for mapping of scar-based ventricular tachycardia. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 08; 42(8):1133-1140. PMID: 31257596.
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    7. Stecker EC, Dewland TA. A Game of the Long Season. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Jul 02; 73(25):3267-3270. PMID: 31248547.
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    8. Kerola T, Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Heckbert SR, Stein PK, Marcus GM. Predictors of atrial ectopy and their relationship to atrial fibrillation risk. Europace. 2019 Jun 01; 21(6):864-870. PMID: 30843034.
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    9. Delling FN, Vittinghoff E, Dewland TA, Pletcher MJ, Olgin JE, Nah G, Aschbacher K, Fang CD, Lee ES, Fan SM, Kazi DS, Marcus GM. Does cannabis legalisation change healthcare utilisation? A population-based study using the healthcare cost and utilisation project in Colorado, USA. BMJ Open. 2019 05 15; 9(5):e027432. PMID: 31092662.
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    10. Whitman IR, Vittinghoff E, DeFilippi CR, Gottdiener JS, Alonso A, Psaty BM, Heckbert SR, Hoogeveen RC, Arking DE, Selvin E, Chen LY, Dewland TA, Marcus GM. NT -pro BNP as a Mediator of the Racial Difference in Incident Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 04 02; 8(7):e010868. PMID: 30912456.
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    11. Schulman PM, Treggiari MM, Yanez ND, Henrikson CA, Jessel PM, Dewland TA, Merkel MJ, Sera V, Harukuni I, Anderson RB, Kahl E, Bingham A, Alkayed N, Stecker EC. Electromagnetic Interference with Protocolized Electrosurgery Dispersive Electrode Positioning in Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. Anesthesiology. 2019 Apr; 130(4):530-540. PMID: 30601218.
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    12. Kerola T, Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Heckbert SR, Stein PK, Marcus GM. Modifiable Predictors of Ventricular Ectopy in the Community. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 11 20; 7(22):e010078. PMID: 30571495.
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    13. Christensen MA, Dixit S, Dewland TA, Whitman IR, Nah G, Vittinghoff E, Mukamal KJ, Redline S, Robbins JA, Newman AB, Patel SR, Magnani JW, Psaty BM, Olgin JE, Pletcher MJ, Heckbert SR, Marcus GM. Sleep characteristics that predict atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2018 09; 15(9):1289-1295. PMID: 29958805.
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    14. Dewland TA, Soliman EZ, Yamal JM, Davis BR, Alonso A, Albert CM, Simpson LM, Haywood LJ, Marcus GM. Pharmacologic Prevention of Incident Atrial Fibrillation: Long-Term Results From the ALLHAT (Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial). Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Dec; 10(12). PMID: 29212812.
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    15. Christensen MA, Nguyen KT, Stein PK, Fohtung RB, Soliman EZ, Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Psaty BM, Heckbert SR, Marcus GM. Atrial ectopy as a mediator of the association between race and atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2017 12; 14(12):1856-1861. PMID: 29110996.
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    16. Hsu JC, Varosy PD, Bao H, Dewland TA, Curtis JP, Marcus GM. Coronary Venous Dissection from Left Ventricular Lead Placement During Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy With Defibrillator Implantation and Associated in-Hospital Adverse Events (from the NCDR ICD Registry). Am J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 01; 121(1):55-61. PMID: 29102348.
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    17. Grandis DJ, Nah G, Whitman IR, Vittinghoff E, Dewland TA, Olgin JE, Marcus GM. Wilson's Disease and Cardiac Myopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 01; 120(11):2056-2060. PMID: 28947309.
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    18. Nguyen KT, Vittinghoff E, Dewland TA, Dukes JW, Soliman EZ, Stein PK, Gottdiener JS, Alonso A, Chen LY, Psaty BM, Heckbert SR, Marcus GM. Ectopy on a Single 12-Lead ECG, Incident Cardiac Myopathy, and Death in the Community. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Aug 03; 6(8). PMID: 28775064.
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    19. Dewland TA, Oesterle A, Stein J, Marcus GM. Health care utilization among adenosine-sensitive supraventricular tachycardia patients presenting to the emergency department. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2017 Aug; 49(2):103-109. PMID: 28600671.
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    20. Kumar DS, Dewland TA, Balaji S, Henrikson CA. How to Approach Difficult Cases of AVNRT. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2017 May; 19(5):34. PMID: 28374333.
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    21. Dewland TA, Stecker EC. Riskier Business: Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Prevention in the CHA2DS2-VASc Era. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 05; 10(5). PMID: 28506983.
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    22. Agarwal V, Vittinghoff E, Whitman IR, Dewland TA, Dukes JW, Marcus GM. Relation Between Ventricular Premature Complexes and Incident Heart Failure. Am J Cardiol. 2017 04 15; 119(8):1238-1242. PMID: 28214002.
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    23. Whitman IR, Agarwal V, Nah G, Dukes JW, Vittinghoff E, Dewland TA, Marcus GM. Alcohol Abuse and Cardiac Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jan 03; 69(1):13-24. PMID: 28057245.
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    24. Krebsbach A, Dewland TA, Henrikson CA. Malfunction of an MRI-Conditional Pacemaker Following an MRI. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2017 Feb; 3(2):148-150. PMID: 28491791.
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    25. Dewland TA, Henrikson CA. Catheter ablation and the left atrial appendage: Should we embrace isolation? Heart Rhythm. 2017 03; 14(3):320-321. PMID: 27890734.
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    26. Roberts JD, Yang J, Gladstone RA, Longoria J, Whitman IR, Dewland TA, Miller C, Robles A, Poon A, Seiler B, Laframboise WA, Olgin JE, Kwok PY, Marcus GM. Atrial Fibrillation Associated Genetic Variants and Left Atrial Histology: Evaluation for Molecular Sub-Phenotypes. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2016 Nov; 27(11):1264-1270. PMID: 27574037.
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    27. Dewland TA, Soliman EZ, Davis BR, Magnani JW, Yamal JM, Piller LB, Haywood LJ, Alonso A, Albert CM, Marcus GM. Effect of the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) on Conduction System Disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 08 01; 176(8):1085-92. PMID: 27367818.
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    28. Roberts JD, Hu D, Heckbert SR, Alonso A, Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Liu Y, Psaty BM, Olgin JE, Magnani JW, Huntsman S, Burchard EG, Arking DE, Bibbins-Domingo K, Harris TB, Perez MV, Ziv E, Marcus GM. Genetic Investigation Into the Differential Risk of Atrial Fibrillation Among Black and White Individuals. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 07 01; 1(4):442-50. PMID: 27438321.
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    29. Dukes JW, Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Olgin JE, Pletcher MJ, Hahn JA, Gladstone RA, Marcus GM. Access to alcohol and heart disease among patients in hospital: observational cohort study using differences in alcohol sales laws. BMJ. 2016 Jun 14; 353:i2714. PMID: 27301557.
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    30. Nguyen KT, Vittinghoff E, Dewland TA, Mandyam MC, Stein PK, Soliman EZ, Heckbert SR, Marcus GM. Electrocardiographic Predictors of Incident Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2016 09 01; 118(5):714-9. PMID: 27448684.
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    31. Stecker EC, Dewland TA. Gradually Understanding Sudden Cardiac Death. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 05 10; 67(18):2116-2117. PMID: 27151342.
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    32. Dewland TA, Bibbins-Domingo K, Lin F, Vittinghoff E, Foster E, Ogunyankin KO, Lima JA, Jacobs DR, Hu D, Burchard EG, Marcus GM. Racial Differences in Left Atrial Size: Results from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0151559. PMID: 26985672.
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    33. Roberts JD, Dewland TA, Glidden DV, Hoffmann TJ, Arking DE, Chen LY, Psaty BM, Olgin JE, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Marcus GM. Impact of genetic variants on the upstream efficacy of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors for the prevention of atrial fibrillation. Am Heart J. 2016 05; 175:9-17. PMID: 27179719.
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    34. Dixit S, Stein PK, Dewland TA, Dukes JW, Vittinghoff E, Heckbert SR, Marcus GM. Consumption of Caffeinated Products and Cardiac Ectopy. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jan 26; 5(1). PMID: 26813889.
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    35. German DM, Kabir MM, Dewland TA, Henrikson CA, Tereshchenko LG. Atrial Fibrillation Predictors: Importance of the Electrocardiogram. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2016 Jan; 21(1):20-9. PMID: 26523405.
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    36. Nazer B, Woods C, Dewland T, Moyers B, Badhwar N, Gerstenfeld EP. Importance of Ventricular Tachycardia Induction and Mapping for Patients Referred for Epicardial Ablation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Nov; 38(11):1333-42. PMID: 26228002.
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    37. Marcus GM, Dewland TA. Premature Atrial Contractions: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jul 21; 66(3):242-244. PMID: 26184617.
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    38. Dukes JW, Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Mandyam MC, Heckbert SR, Siscovick DS, Stein PK, Psaty BM, Sotoodehnia N, Gottdiener JS, Marcus GM. Ventricular Ectopy as a Predictor of Heart Failure and Death. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jul 14; 66(2):101-9. PMID: 26160626.
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    39. Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Harris TB, Magnani JW, Liu Y, Hsu FC, Satterfield S, Wassel C, Marcus GM. Inflammation as a Mediator of the Association Between Race and Atrial Fibrillation: Results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Aug; 1(4):248-255. PMID: 26501131.
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    40. Badhwar N, Lakkireddy D, Kawamura M, Han FT, Iyer SK, Moyers BS, Dewland TA, Woods C, Ferrell R, Nath J, Earnest M, Lee RJ. Sequential Percutaneous LAA Ligation and Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Patients with Persistent AF: Initial Results of a Feasibility Study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2015 Jun; 26(6):608-14. PMID: 25772569.
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    41. Roberts JD, Longoria J, Poon A, Gollob MH, Dewland TA, Kwok PY, Olgin JE, Deo RC, Marcus GM. Targeted deep sequencing reveals no definitive evidence for somatic mosaicism in atrial fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015 Feb; 8(1):50-7. PMID: 25406240.
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    42. Roberts JD, Dewland TA, Longoria J, Fitzpatrick AL, Ziv E, Hu D, Lin J, Glidden DV, Psaty BM, Burchard EG, Blackburn EH, Olgin JE, Heckbert SR, Marcus GM. Telomere length and the risk of atrial fibrillation: insights into the role of biological versus chronological aging. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Dec; 7(6):1026-32. PMID: 25381796.
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    43. Hayward RM, Dewland TA, Moyers B, Vittinghoff E, Tanel RE, Marcus GM, Tseng ZH. Device complications in adult congenital heart disease. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Feb; 12(2):338-44. PMID: 25460176.
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    44. 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 Jan; 169(1):45-52.e3. PMID: 25497247.
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    45. Dewland TA, Glidden DV, Marcus GM. Healthcare utilization and clinical outcomes after catheter ablation of atrial flutter. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e100509. PMID: 24983868.
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    46. Hoffmayer KS, Dewland TA, Hsia HH, Badhwar N, Hsu JC, Tseng ZH, Marcus GM, Scheinman MM, Gerstenfeld EP. Safety of radiofrequency catheter ablation without coronary angiography in aortic cusp ventricular arrhythmias. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jul; 11(7):1117-21. PMID: 24732373.
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    47. Kawamura M, Vedantham V, Dewland TA, Scheinman MM. Incessant long RP tachycardia: what is the mechanism? Heart Rhythm. 2014 May; 11(5):904-6. PMID: 24561158.
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    48. Marcus GM, Dewland TA. The calculated risk of defibrillator implantation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 04; 63(8):797-8. PMID: 24333489.
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    49. Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Mandyam MC, Heckbert SR, Siscovick DS, Stein PK, Psaty BM, Sotoodehnia N, Gottdiener JS, Marcus GM. Atrial ectopy as a predictor of incident atrial fibrillation: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Dec 03; 159(11):721-8. PMID: 24297188.
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    50. Dewland TA, Olgin JE, Vittinghoff E, Marcus GM. Incident atrial fibrillation among Asians, Hispanics, blacks, and whites. Circulation. 2013 Dec 03; 128(23):2470-7. PMID: 24103419.
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    51. Dewland TA, Scheinman MM, Marcus GM. Supraventricular tachycardia termination after atrial noncapture: what is the mechanism? Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jun; 11(6):1085-6. PMID: 24076447.
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    52. Hsu JC, Badhwar N, Gerstenfeld EP, Lee RJ, Mandyam MC, Dewland TA, Imburgia KE, Hoffmayer KS, Vedantham V, Lee BK, Tseng ZH, Scheinman MM, Olgin JE, Marcus GM. Randomized trial of conventional transseptal needle versus radiofrequency energy needle puncture for left atrial access (the TRAVERSE-LA study). J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Sep 17; 2(5):e000428. PMID: 24045120.
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    53. Hsu JC, Varosy PD, Bao H, Dewland TA, Curtis JP, Marcus GM. Cardiac perforation from implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead placement: insights from the national cardiovascular data registry. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Sep 01; 6(5):582-90. PMID: 24002030.
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    54. Mandyam MC, Soliman EZ, Alonso A, Dewland TA, Heckbert SR, Vittinghoff E, Cummings SR, Ellinor PT, Chaitman BR, Stocke K, Applegate WB, Arking DE, Butler J, Loehr LR, Magnani JW, Murphy RA, Satterfield S, Newman AB, Marcus GM. The QT interval and risk of incident atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Oct; 10(10):1562-8. PMID: 23872693.
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    55. Peterson PN, Varosy PD, Heidenreich PA, Wang Y, Dewland TA, Curtis JP, Go AS, Greenlee RT, Magid DJ, Normand SL, Masoudi FA. Association of single- vs dual-chamber ICDs with mortality, readmissions, and complications among patients receiving an ICD for primary prevention. JAMA. 2013 May 15; 309(19):2025-34. PMID: 23677314.
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    56. Dewland TA, Hsu JC, Castellanos JM, Smith LM, Marcus GM. Consideration of patient age and life expectancy in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator referral. Am Heart J. 2013 Jul; 166(1):164-70. PMID: 23816036.
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    57. Dewland TA, Wintermark M, Vaysman A, Smith LM, Tong E, Vittinghoff E, Marcus GM. Use of computed tomography to identify atrial fibrillation associated differences in left atrial wall thickness and density. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 Jan; 36(1):55-62. PMID: 23106219.
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    58. Dewland TA, Marcus GM. Rate vs rhythm control in atrial fibrillation: can observational data trump randomized trial results? Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jul 09; 172(13):983-4. PMID: 22665022.
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    59. Dewland TA, Pellegrini CN, Wang Y, Marcus GM, Keung E, Varosy PD. Dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator selection is associated with increased complication rates and mortality among patients enrolled in the NCDR implantable cardioverter-defibrillator registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Aug 30; 58(10):1007-13. PMID: 21867834.
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    60. Dewland TA, Chorba JS, Goldschlager N, Marcus GM. Sustained ventricular fibrillation in a conscious patient. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jun 13; 171(11):973, 974-5. PMID: 21670368.
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    61. Armstrong EJ, Dewland TA. Ventricular tachycardia storm terminated by intracoronary contrast injection. J Electrocardiol. 2011 Mar-Apr; 44(2):235-6. PMID: 21168852.
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    62. Tang YD, Dewland TA, Wencker D, Katz SD. Post-exercise heart rate recovery independently predicts mortality risk in patients with chronic heart failure. J Card Fail. 2009 Dec; 15(10):850-5. PMID: 19944361.
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    63. Dewland TA, Androne AS, Lee FA, Lampert RJ, Katz SD. Effect of acetylcholinesterase inhibition with pyridostigmine on cardiac parasympathetic function in sedentary adults and trained athletes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Jul; 293(1):H86-92. PMID: 17322413.
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