• 2024
    • Guenzler, V., Arzt, M., Grimm, M., Ebert, A., Zeman, F., Linz, D., Woehrle, H., Tamisier, R., Cowie, M., & Fisser, C. (2024). Temporal association of ventricular arrhythmias and respiratory events in heart failure patients with central sleep apnoea. Sleep Medicine, 118, 59-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2024.04.002
    • Rillig, A., Eckardt, L., Borof, K., Camm, A. J., Crijns, H. J. G. M., Goette, A., Breithardt, G., Lemoine, M. D., Metzner, A., Rottner, L., Schotten, U., Vettorazzi, E., Wegscheider, K., Zapf, A., Heidbuchel, H., Willems, S., Fabritz, L., Schnabel, R. B., Magnussen, C., & Kirchhof, P. (2024). Safety and efficacy of long-term Sodium Channel Blocker therapy for Early Rhythm Control: The EAST-AFNET 4 trial. EP Europace. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euae121
    • van der Velden, R. M. J., Bonander, C., Crijns, H. J. G. M., Kemp-Gudmundsdottir, K., Engdahl, J., Linz, D., & Svennberg, E. (2024). Adherence to a handheld device-based atrial fibrillation screening protocol is associated with clinical outcomes. Heart, 110(9), 626-634. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2023-323522
    • Aydeniz, E., Weberndorfer, V., Brandts, L., Smulders, M. W., van Herpt, T. T. W., Martens, B., Vernooy, K., Linz, D., van der Horst, I. C. C., Wildberger, J. E., van Bussel, B. C. T., Driessen, R. G. H., & Mihl, C. (2024). Pericardial Fat Is Associated With Less Severe Multiorgan Failure Over Time in Patients With Coronavirus Disease-19: The Maastricht Intensive Care COVID Cohort. Journal of Thoracic Imaging, 39(3), W32-W39. https://doi.org/10.1097/RTI.0000000000000732
    • Bijvoet, G. P., Nies, H. M. J. M., Holtackers, R. J., Martens, B. M., Smink, J., Linz, D., Vernooy, K., Wildberger, J. E., Nijveldt, R., Chaldoupi, S. M., & Mihl, C. (2024). Tissue characterization of acute lesions during cardiac magnetic resonance-guided ablation of cavo-tricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter: a feasibility study. European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, 25(5), 635-644. Article jead334. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jead334
    • Hertel, J. N., Linz, B., Isaksen, J., Jerltorp, K., Leonhardt, C., Gottlieb, L., Saljic, A., Jespersen, T., & Linz, D. (2024). Inhibition of the acetylcholine-regulated potassium current prevents transient apnea-related atrial arrhythmogenic changes in a porcine model. Heart Rhythm, 21(5), 622-629. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2024.01.033
    • Steffens, S., Schröder, K., Krüger, M., Maack, C., Streckfuss-Bömeke, K., Backs, J., Backofen, R., Baeßler, B., Devaux, Y., Gilsbach, R., Heijman, J., Knaus, J., Kramann, R., Linz, D., Lister, A. L., Maatz, H., Maegdefessel, L., Mayr, M., Meder, B., ... Kohl, P. (2024). The challenges of research data management in cardiovascular science: a DGK and DZHK position paper-executive summary. Clinical research in cardiology, 113(5), 672-679. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00392-023-02303-3
    • Fabritz, L., Chua, W., Cardoso, V. R., Al-Taie, C., Borof, K., Suling, A., Krause, L., Kany, S., Magnussen, C., Wegscheider, K., Breithardt, G., Crijns, H. J. G. M., Camm, A. J., Gkoutos, G., Ellinor, P. T., Goette, A., Schotten, U., Wienhues-Thelen, U.-H., Zeller, T., ... Kirchhof, P. (2024). Blood-based cardiometabolic phenotypes in atrial fibrillation and their associated risk: EAST-AFNET 4 biomolecule study. Cardiovascular Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/cvr/cvae067
    • Lip, G. Y. H., Nikorowitsch, J., Sehner, S., Becher, N., Bertaglia, E., Blomstrom-Lundqvist, C., Brandes, A., Beuger, V., Calvert, M., Camm, A. J., Chlouverakis, G., Dan, G.-A., Dichtl, W., Diener, H. C., Fierenz, A., Goette, A., de Groot, J. R., Hermans, A., Lubinski, A., ... NOAH-AFNET 6 investigators (2024). Oral anticoagulation in device-detected atrial fibrillation: effects of age, sex, cardiovascular comorbidities, and kidney function on outcomes in the NOAH-AFNET 6 trial. European Heart Journal, Article ehae225. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehae225
    • Kjeldsen, S. T., Nissen, S. D., Saljic, A., Hesselkilde, E. M., Carstensen, H., Sattler, S. M., Jespersen, T., Linz, D., Hopster-Iversen, C., Kutieleh, R., Sanders, P., & Buhl, R. (2024). Structural and electro-anatomical characterization of the equine pulmonary veins: implications for atrial fibrillation. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 52, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvc.2024.01.001
    • Farnir, F., Chaldoupi, S.-M., Farnir, F., Schotten, U., Vernooy, K., Luermans, J., & Linz, D. (2024). Focal point-by-point biphasic monopolar pulsed field ablation for posterior wall isolation. EP Europace, 26(4), Article euae077. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euae077
    • Linz, D., Andrade, J. G., Arbelo, E., Boriani, G., Breithardt, G., Camm, A. J., Caso, V., Nielsen, J. C., De Melis, M., De Potter, T., Dichtl, W., Diederichsen, S. Z., Dobrev, D., Doll, N., Duncker, D., Dworatzek, E., Eckardt, L., Eisert, C., Fabritz, L., ... Et al. (2024). Longer and better lives for patients with atrial fibrillation: the 9th AFNET/EHRA consensus conference. EP Europace, 26(4), Article euae070. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euae070
    • Polman, R., Hurst, J. R., Uysal, O. F., Mandal, S., Linz, D., & Simons, S. (2024). Cardiovascular disease and risk in COPD: a state of the art review. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy, 1-15. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/14779072.2024.2333786
    • Becher, N., Toennis, T., Bertaglia, E., Blomström-Lundqvist, C., Brandes, A., Cabanelas, N., Calvert, M., Camm, A. J., Chlouverakis, G., Dan, G.-A., Dichtl, W., Diener, H. C., Fierenz, A., Goette, A., de Groot, J. R., Hermans, A. N. L., Lip, G. Y. H., Lubinski, A., Marijon, E., ... NOAH-AFNET 6 investigators (2024). Anticoagulation with edoxaban in patients with long atrial high-rate episodes ≥24 h. European Heart Journal, 45(10), 837-849. Article ehad771. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehad771
    • Ernault, A. C., Al-Shama, R. F. M., Li, J., Devalla, H. H., de Groot, J. R., Coronel, R., Vigmond, E., & Boukens, B. J. (2024). Interpretation of field and LEAP potentials recorded from cardiomyocyte monolayers. American Journal of Physiology-heart and Circulatory Physiology, 326(3), H800-H811. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00463.2023
    • Gawalko, M., Betz, K., Hendriks, V., Hermans, A. N. L., van der Velden, R. M. J., Manninger, M., Chaldoupi, S.-M., Hoogervorst, H., Martens, H., Pluymaekers, N. A. H. A., Spreeuwenberg, M. D., Hendriks, J., & Linz, D. (2024). Changes in healthcare utilisation during implementation of remote atrial fibrillation management: TeleCheck-AF project. Netherlands Heart Journal, 32(3), 130-139. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12471-023-01836-6
    • Duncker, D., Billig, H., Frey, N., Geiß, E., Johnson, V., Linz, D., Manteufel, S., Meder, B., Messiha, D., Perings, C. A., Rassaf, T., Sommer, P., Thiele, H., & Breitbart, P. (2024). Professioneller Umgang mit sozialen Medien in der Kardiologie: Positionspapier der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie. Die Kardiologie, 18(2), 176-186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12181-024-00665-0
    • Betz, K., Linz, D., Duncker, D., & Hillmann, H. A. K. (2024). Charakterisierung der Vorhofflimmerlast mittels Wearables. Herzschrittmachertherapie und Elektrophysiologie. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00399-024-00995-2
    • Nies, H. M. J. M., Bijvoet, G. P., Smink, J., Chaldoupi, S.-M., Mihl, C., Linz, D., & Holtackers, R. J. (2024). A comprehensive guide on real-time catheter localization techniques in magnetic resonance imaging-guided ablation therapy for cardiac arrhythmias. European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, 25(2), 149-151. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jead325
    • Linz, D., Gawalko, M., Betz, K., Hendriks, J. M., Lip, G. Y. H., Vinter, N., Guo, Y., & Johnsen, S. (2024). Atrial fibrillation: epidemiology, screening and digital health. The Lancet Regional Health – Europe, 37, Article 100786. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lanepe.2023.100786
    • Betz, K., Giordano, M., Hillmann, H. A. K., Duncker, D., Dobrev, D., & Linz, D. (2024). The impact of Twitter/X promotion on visibility of research articles: Results of the #TweetTheJournal study. IJC Heart and Vasculature, 50, Article 101328. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcha.2023.101328
    • Verhaert, D. V. M., Linz, D., & Maesen, B. (2024). Redo cardiac surgery and atrial fibrillation: the ablation dilemma. Journal of Thoracic Disease, 16(1), 8-11. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd-23-1741
    • Chua, W., Khashaba, A., Canagarajah, H., Nielsen, J. C., di Biase, L., Haeusler, K. G., Hindricks, G., Mont, L., Piccini, J., Schnabel, R. B., Schotten, U., Wienhues-Thelen, U.-H., Zeller, T., Fabritz, L., & Kirchhof, P. (2024). Disturbed atrial metabolism, shear stress, and cardiac load AF after ablation: AXAFA biomolecule study. EP Europace, 26(2), Article euae028. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euae028
    • Winters, J., Kawczynski, M. J., Gilbers, M. D., Isaacs, A., Zeemering, S., Bidar, E., Maesen, B., Rienstra, M., van Gelder, I., Verheule, S., Maessen, J. G., & Schotten, U. (2024). Circulating BMP10 Levels Associate With Late Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation and Left Atrial Endomysial Fibrosis. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2024.03.003
    • Farnir, F. I. P., Luermans, J. G. L. M., Farnir, F. P. F. J. D. J., Chaldoupi, S. M., & Linz, D. (2024). Impedance drop during focal monopolar pulsed field ablation in the atrium. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-024-01793-z
    • van der Velden, R. M. J., Pluymaekers, N. A. H. A., Dudink, E. A. M. P., Luermans, J. G. L. M., Meeder, J. G., Heesen, W. F., Lenderink, T., Widdershoven, J. W. M. G., Bucx, J. J. J., Rienstra, M., Kamp, O., van Opstal, J. M., Kirchhof, C. J. H. J., van Dijk, V. F., Swart, H. P., Alings, M., Van Gelder, I. C., Crijns, H. J. G. M., & Linz, D. (2024). Cardioversion strategy impacts rate control during recurrences in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: A subanalysis of the RACE 7 ACWAS trial. Clinical Cardiology, 47(1), Article e24161. https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.24161
    • Farnir, F., Luermans, J., Manusama, R., den Uijl, D., Chaldoupi, S. M., & Linz, D. (2024). Focal point-by-point pulsed field ablation for the treatment of atrial arrhythmias in patients with challenging anatomy where radiofrequency ablation cannot be applied: A case series. HeartRhythm Case Reports, 10(1), 21-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2023.10.012
    • Boukens, B. J., Verkerk, A. O., & Bezzina, C. R. (2024). Knock-in swine model reveals new arrhythmia mechanism in Timothy syndrome. Nature cardiovascular research, 3(1), 18-20. https://doi.org/10.1038/s44161-023-00408-6
    • Linz, D., & Chaldoupi, S.-M. (2024). Longitudinal mapping of the bidirectional relationship between atrial fibrillation and cardiac remodeling. Heart Rhythm, 21(1), 16-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2023.10.018
    • Hartmann, S., Immanuel, S., McKane, S., Linz, D., Parrino, L., & Baumert, M. (2024). Transvenous phrenic nerve stimulation for treating central sleep apnea may regulate sleep microstructure. Sleep Medicine, 113(1), 70-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2023.11.005
    • Gilbers, M. D., Kawczynski, M. J., Bidar, E., Maesen, B., Isaacs, A., Winters, J., Linz, D., Rienstra, M., van Gelder, I., Maessen, J. G., & Schotten, U. (2024). Clinical Predictors of Device-Detected Atrial Fibrillation During 2.5 Years After Cardiac Surgery: Prospective RACE V Cohort. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2024.01.013
    • Hermans, B., Özgül, O., Wolf, M., Gonçalves Marques, V., van Hunnik, A., Verheule, S., Chaldoupi, S. M., Linz, D., El Haddad, M., Duytschaever, M., Bonizzi, P., Vernooy, K., Knecht, S., Zeemering, S., & Schotten, U. (2024). Selecting repetitive focal and rotational activation patterns with the highest probability of being a source of atrial fibrillation. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology Plus, 7, Article 100064. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2772976124000047
  • 2023
    • Mulder, B. A., Khalilian Ekrami, N., Van De Lande, M. E., Nguyen, B.-O., Weberndorfer, V., Crijns, H. J., Geelhoed, B., Blaauw, Y., Hemels, M. E., Tieleman, R. G., Scheerder, C. O., De Melis, M., Schotten, U., Linz, D., Van Gelder, I. C., & Rienstra, M. (2023). Women have less progression of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: data from the RACE V study. Open Heart, 10(2), Article e002534. https://doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2023-002534
    • Kirchhof, P., Schotten, U., & Zapf, A. (2023). Anticoagulation with Edoxaban in Patients with Atrial High-Rate Episodes. Reply. New England Journal of Medicine, 389(24), 2302-2303. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc2312837
    • Haeusler, K. G., Eichner, F. A., Heuschmann, P. U., Fiebach, J. B., Engelhorn, T., Callans, D., De Potter, T., Debruyne, P., Scherr, D., Hindricks, G., Al-Khalidi, H. R., Mont, L., Kim, W. Y., Piccini, J. P., Schotten, U., Themistoclakis, S., Di Biase, L., & Kirchhof, P. (2023). Detection of brain lesions after catheter ablation depends on imaging criteria - Insights from AXAFA-AFNET 5 trial. EP Europace, 25(12), Article euad323. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euad323
    • Young, W. J., Haessler, J., Benjamins, J. W., Repetto, L., Yao, J., Isaacs, A., Harper, A. R., Ramirez, J., Garnier, S., van Duijvenboden, S., Baldassari, A. R., Concas, M. P., Duong, T. V., Foco, L., Isaksen, J. L., Mei, H., Noordam, R., Nursyifa, C., Richmond, A., ... Et al. (2023). Genetic architecture of spatial electrical biomarkers for cardiac arrhythmia and relationship with cardiovascular disease. Nature Communications, 14(1), Article 1411. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-36997-w
    • Hermans, B. J. M., Bijvoet, G. P., Holtackers, R. J., Mihl, C., Luermans, J. G. L. M., Maesen, B., Vernooy, K., Linz, D., Chaldoupi, S. M., & Schotten, U. (2023). Multi-modal characterization of the left atrium by a fully automated integration of pre-procedural cardiac imaging and electro-anatomical mapping. IJC Heart and Vasculature, 49(1), Article 101276. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcha.2023.101276
    • Linz, D., & Dobrev, D. (2023). Recent highlights on the prevalence and role of sleep disordered breathing in cardiovascular diseases from the International Journal of Cardiology Heart & Vasculature. IJC Heart and Vasculature, 49(1), Article 101287. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcha.2023.101287
    • Baumert, M., Linz, D., Pfeifer, M., Tafelmeier, M., Felfeli, P., Arzt, M., & Shahrbabaki, S. S. (2023). Hypoxaemic burden in heart failure patients receiving adaptive servo-ventilation. Esc heart failure, 10(6), 3725–3728. https://doi.org/10.1002/ehf2.14556
    • Hereijgers, M. J. M., van der Velden, R. M. J., el Moussaoui, N., Verhaert, D. V. M., Habibi, Z., Luermans, J., den Uijl, D., Chaldoupi, S. M., Vernooy, K., Schotten, U., Baumert, M., Gietema, H. A., Mihl, C., Koltowski, L., Franssen, F. M. E., Simons, S. O., & Linz, D. (2023). Repurposing catheter ablation work-up to detect expiratory airflow limitation in patients with atrial fibrillation. IJC Heart and Vasculature, 49(1), Article 101305. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcha.2023.101305
    • Linz, D., & Chaldoupi, S.-M. (2023). Tracking changes in 'healthy sleep' for cardiovascular risk assessment. European Heart Journal, 44(47), 4979-4981. Article ehad509. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehad509
    • Winters, J., Isaacs, A., Zeemering, S., Kawczynski, M., Maesen, B., Maessen, J., Bidar, E., Boukens, B., Hermans, B., van Hunnik, A., Casadei, B., Fabritz, L., Chua, W., Sommerfeld, L., Guasch, E., Mont, L., Batlle, M., Hatem, S., Kirchhof, P., ... Schotten, U. (2023). Heart Failure, Female Sex, and Atrial Fibrillation Are the Main Drivers of Human Atrial Cardiomyopathy: Results From the CATCH ME Consortium. Journal of the American Heart Association, 12(22), Article e031220. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.123.031220
    • Betz, K., Van Haren, J., Duncker, D., Manninger, M., Lemmink, J., & Linz, D. (2023). Network analysis of the social media activities around the #TeleCheckAF project. European Heart Journal - Digital Health, 5(1), 97-100. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjdh/ztad066
    • Chua, W., Cardoso, V. R., Guasch, E., Sinner, M. F., Al-Taie, C., Brady, P., Casadei, B., Crijns, H. J. G. M., Dudink, E. A. M. P., Hatem, S. N., Kääb, S., Kastner, P., Mont, L., Nehaj, F., Purmah, Y., Reyat, J. S., Schotten, U., Sommerfeld, L. C., Zeemering, S., ... Fabritz, L. (2023). An angiopoietin 2, FGF23, and BMP10 biomarker signature differentiates atrial fibrillation from other concomitant cardiovascular conditions. Scientific Reports, 13(1), Article 16743. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-42331-7
    • Tafelmeier, M., Blagoeva, V. G., Trum, M., Hegner, P., Floerchinger, B., Camboni, D., Creutzenberg, M., Zeman, F., Schmid, C., Maier, L. S., Wagner, S., Linz, D., Baumert, M., & Arzt, M. (2023). Predictors of Nocturnal Hypoxemic Burden in Patients Undergoing Elective Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery. Biomedicines, 11(10), Article 2665. https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines11102665
    • Carstensen, H., Nissen, S. D., Saljic, A., Hesselkilde, E. M., van Hunnik, A., Hohl, M., Sattler, S. M., Flogstad, C., Hopster-Iversen, C., Verheule, S., Bohm, M., Schotten, U., Jespersen, T., & Buhl, R. (2023). Long-Term Training Increases Atrial Fibrillation Sustainability in Standardbred Racehorses. Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, 16(5), 1205-1219. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12265-023-10378-6
    • Malik, V., Linz, D., & Sanders, P. (2023). The Role of the Autonomic Nervous System as Both “Trigger and “Substrate” in Atrial Fibrillation. Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccep.2023.08.003
    • Frausing, M. H. J. P., van de Lande, M. E., Maass, A. H., Nguyen, B. O., Hemels, M. E. W., Tieleman, R. G., Koldenhof, T., De Melis, M., Linz, D., Schotten, U., Weberndoerfer, V., Crijns, H. J. G. M., Van Gelder, I. C., Nielsen, J. C., & Rienstra, M. (2023). Brady- and tachyarrhythmias detected by continuous rhythm monitoring in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Heart, 109(17), 1286-1293. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2022-322253
    • Shahrbabaki, S. S., Linz, D., & Baumert, M. (2023). Nocturnal pulse wave amplitude attenuations are associated with long-term cardiovascular events. International Journal of Cardiology, 385(1), 55-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2023.05.047