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Mehmet K. Aktas, M.D.

Mehmet K. Aktas, M.D.

Cardiology

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2400 South Clinton Avenue, 1st Floor
Rochester, NY 14618

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7309 Seneca Road North, Suite 102
Hornell, NY 14843

About Me

Dr. Aktas is a member of the electrophysiology section, and he takes care of patients with arrhythmias. Specific areas of expertise include ablation of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter supraventricular tachycardias (SVT), and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Aktas is an expert in complete managemen...
Dr. Aktas is a member of the electrophysiology section, and he takes care of patients with arrhythmias. Specific areas of expertise include ablation of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter supraventricular tachycardias (SVT), and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Aktas is an expert in complete management of pacemakers, defibrillators, and resynchronization devices. He is board certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Certified Specialties

Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2008 - 2009

Fellowship, Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2005 - 2008

Residency, Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 2003 - 2005

Internship, Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 2002 - 2003

Education

MD | SUNY Upstate College of Health Professions. 2002

Awards

Research Mentoring Award. 2017

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems High Score Recognition. 2012

Internal Medicine Resident Mentorship Award. 2011

Research

Patents

ECG Clock Electrocardiogram Based Diagnostic Device and Method

Issue date: October 02, 2018

Patent #: 10,085,667

Country: United States

Inventors: Mehmet Kemal Aktas, Jean-Philippe Yves Couderc, Alex Tyndall Page, Tolga Soyata

Publications

Journal Articles

Association of device detected atrial and ventricular tachyarrhythmia with adverse events in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.

Abbas H, Younis A, Goldenberg I, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Tabaja C, Ojo A

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.. 2024 April 12 Epub 04/12/2024.

Risk Prediction in Male Adolescents With Congenital Long QT Syndrome: Implications for Sex-Specific Risk Stratification in Potassium Channel-Mediated Long QT Syndrome.

Bjelic M, Goldenberg I, Younis A, Chen AY, Huang DT, Yoruk A, Aktas MK, Rosero S, Cutter K, McNitt S, Sotoodehnia N, Kudenchuk PJ, Rea TD, Arking DE, Zareba W, Ackerman MJ, Goldenberg I

Journal of the American Heart Association.. 2024 January 19 :e028902. Epub 01/19/2024.

Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment.

Sherazi S, Patel A, Hsu K, Schleede S, Watts A, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Goldenberg I

The American journal of cardiology.. 2023 December 20 Epub 12/20/2023.

Persistent and Recurrent Device-Related Thrombus After Left Atrial Appendage Closure: Incidence, Predictors, and Outcomes.

Mesnier J, Simard T, Jung RG, Lehenbauer KR, Piayda K, Pracon R, Jackson GG, Flores-Umanzor E, Faroux L, Korsholm K, Chun JKR, Chen S, Maarse M, Montrella K, Chaker Z, Spoon JN, Pastormerlo LE, Meincke F, Sawant AC, Moldovan CM, Qintar M, Aktas MK, Branca L, Radinovic A, Ram P, El-Zein RS, Flautt T, Ding WY, Sayegh B, Benito-González T, Lee OH, Badejoko SO, Paitazoglou C, Karim N, Zaghloul AM, Agarwal H, Kaplan RM, Alli O, Ahmed A, Suradi HS, Knight BP, Alla VM, Panaich SS, Wong T, Bergmann MW, Chothia R, Kim JS, Pérez de Prado A, Bazaz R, Gupta D, Valderrábano M, Sanchez CE, El Chami MF, Mazzone P, Adamo M, Ling F, Wang DD, O'Neill W, Wojakowski W, Pershad A, Berti S, Spoon DB, Kawsara A, Jabbour G, Boersma LVA, Schmidt B, Nielsen-Kudsk JE, Freixa X, Ellis CR, Fauchier L, Demkow M, Sievert H, Main ML, Hibbert B, Holmes DR, Alkhouli M, Rodés-Cabau J

JACC. Cardiovascular interventions.. 2023 November 2716 (22):2722-2732. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sex-Related Differences in Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia Events in Patients With Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator and Prior Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias.

Krzowski B, Kutyifa V, Vloka M, Huang DT, Attari M, Aktas M, Shah AH, Musat D, Rosenthal L, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Schuger C, Natale A, Ziv O, Beck C, Daubert JP, Goldenberg I, Zareba W

JACC. Clinical electrophysiology.. 2023 November 16 Epub 11/16/2023.

QRS Morphology and the Risk of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Recipients.

Goldenberg I, Aktas MK, Zareba W, Tsu-Chau Huang D, Rosero SZ, Younis A, McNitt S, Stockburger M, Steinberg JS, Buttar RS, Merkely B, Kutyifa V

JACC. Clinical electrophysiology.. 2023 November 14 Epub 11/14/2023.

Genetic variant annotation scores in congenital long QT syndrome.

Younis A, Bodurian C, Arking DE, Bragazzi NL, Tabaja C, Zareba W, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Polonsky B, Lopes CM, Sotoodehnia N, Kudenchuk PJ, Goldenberg I

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2023 August 11 :e13080. Epub 08/11/2023.

Arrhythmia and Survival Outcomes Among Black Patients and White Patients With a Primary Prevention Defibrillator.

Younis A, Ali S, Hsich E, Goldenberg I, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Aktas MK, Kutyifa V, Wazni OM, Zareba W, Goldenberg I

Circulation.. 2023 July 18148 (3):241-252. Epub 07/17/2023.

Effect of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors on atrial tachy-arrhythmia burden in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices.

Younis A, Arous T, Klempfner R, Kharsa A, McNitt S, Schleede S, Polonski B, Abdallah Z, Buttar R, Bodurian C, Tabaja C, Yavin HD, Shamroz F, Wazni OM, Wittlin SD, Aktas M, Goldenberg I

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.. 2023 July 15 Epub 07/15/2023.

Association Between Syncope Trigger Type and Risk of Subsequent Life-Threatening Events in Patients With Long QT Syndrome.

Younis A, Bos JM, Zareba W, Aktas MK, Wilde AAM, Tabaja C, Bodurian C, Tobert KE, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Shimizu W, Ackerman MJ, Goldenberg I

JAMA cardiology.. 2023 July 12 Epub 07/12/2023.

Arrhythmia and Survival Outcomes among Black and White Patients with a Primary Prevention Defibrillator.

Younis A, Ali S, Hsich E, Goldenberg I, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Aktas MK, Kutyifa V, Wazni OM, Zareba W, Goldenberg I

medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences.. 2023 May 2 Epub 05/02/2023.

Recurrent ventricular tachycardia in a patient with COVID-19 vaccine-associated myocarditis: a case report.

Ojo A, Goldenberg I, Kutyifa V, Aktas MK, Rosero S, Ayinde H, Huang DT

Annals of translational medicine.. 2023 March 3111 (6):267. Epub 02/20/2023.

Arrhythmogenic Cardiotoxicity Associated With Contemporary Treatments of Lymphoproliferative Disorders.

Sherazi S, Schleede S, McNitt S, Casulo C, Moore JE, Storozynsky E, Patel A, Vidula N, Aktas MK, Zent CS, Goldenberg I

Journal of the American Heart Association.. 2023 March 9 :e025786. Epub 03/09/2023.

Insertable cardiac monitor-guided early intervention to reduce atrial fibrillation burden following catheter ablation: Study design and clinical protocol (ICM-REDUCE-AF trial).

Tankut SS, Huang DT, Zareba W, Aktas MK, Rosero SZ, Steinberg J, Henchen J, Kutyifa V, Strawderman RL, Goldenberg I

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2023 January 31 :e13043. Epub 01/31/2023.

Primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator in cardiac resynchronization therapy recipients with advanced chronic kidney disease.

Goldenberg I, Kutyifa V, Zareba W, Huang DT, Rosero SZ, Younis A, Schuger C, Gao A, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Steinberg JS, Goldenberg I, Aktas MK

Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine.. 2023 10 :1237118. Epub 08/23/2023.

Age and the Risk of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia in Patients With an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator.

Akta? MK, Younis A, Saxena S, Diamond A, Ojo A, Kutyifa V, Steiner H, Steinberg JS, Zareba W, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Rosero SZ, Huang DT, Goldenberg I

JACC. Clinical electrophysiology.. 2022 December 13 Epub 12/13/2022.

Anesthetic Management and Considerations for Electrophysiology Procedures.

Gu Y, Lander HL, Abozaid R, Chang FM, Clifford HS, Aktas MK, Lebow BF, Panda K, Wyrobek JA

Advances in anesthesia.. 2022 December 40 (1):131-147. Epub 1900 01 01.

Biological Life-Stage and the Burden of Cardiac Events in Women With Congenital Long QT Syndrome.

Younis A, Zareba W, Goldenberg I, Kharsa A, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Bodurian C, Farooq S, Polonsky B, Sotoodehnia N, Kudenchuk PJ, Rea TD, Arking DE, Luigi Bragazzi N, Goldenberg I

Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology.. 2022 November 30 :e011247. Epub 11/30/2022.

Confirm Rx insertable cardiac monitor for primary atrial fibrillation detection in high-risk heart failure patients (Confirm-AF trial).

Aktas MK, Zareba W, Butler J, Younis A, McNitt S, Brown MW, Steinberg J, Chen L, Alexis JD, Vidula H, Goldenberg I

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2022 November 27 :e13021. Epub 11/27/2022.

A zebra masquerading as a horse: A case of bundle-branch reentrant ventricular tachycardia.

Jawaid A, Riordan M, Huang D, Aktas M

Heart rhythm O2.. 2022 August 3 (4):441-443. Epub 08/22/2022.

Role of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator in Heart Failure With Contemporary Medical Therapy.

Butler J, Talha KM, Aktas MK, Zareba W, Goldenberg I

Circulation. Heart failure.. 2022 June 21 :CIRCHEARTFAILURE122009634. Epub 06/21/2022.

Sex Differences in the Risk of First and Recurrent Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias Among Patients Receiving an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator for Primary Prevention.

Saxena S, Goldenberg I, McNitt S, Hsich E, Kutyifa V, Bragazzi NL, Polonsky B, Aktas MK, Huang DT, Rosero S, Klein H, Zareba W, Younis A

JAMA network open.. 2022 June 15 (6):e2217153. Epub 06/01/2022.

Reduction in Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia Burden in Patients Enrolled in the RAID Trial.

Younis A, Goldenberg I, Farooq S, Yavin H, Daubert J, Raitt M, Mazur A, Huang DT, Mitchell BL, Rashtian MR, Winters S, Vloka M, Aktas M, Bernabei MA, Beck CA, McNitt S, Zareba W

JACC. Clinical electrophysiology.. 2022 June 8 (6):754-762. Epub 04/27/2022.

Intraoperative Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation During Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in High-Risk Heart Failure Patients.

Tankut S, Gosev I, Yoruk A, Younis A, McNitt S, Bjelic M, Vidula H, Wu I, Aktas MK, Goldenberg I, Huang DT

Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology.. 2022 May 26 :101161CIRCEP121010660. Epub 05/26/2022.

Comparison of Frequency of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia in Men-Versus-Women in Patients with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator for Primary Prevention.

Ojo A, Younis A, Saxena S, Kutyifa V, Chen AY, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Aktas MK, Huang DT, Rosero S, Vidula H, Diamond A, Sampath R, Klein H, Steiner H, Zareba W, Goldenberg I

The American journal of cardiology.. 2022 May 20 Epub 05/20/2022.

Sex Hormones and Repolarization Dynamics during the Menstrual Cycle in Women with Congenital Long QT Syndrome.

Bjelic M, Zareba W, Peterson DR, Younis A, Aktas MK, Huang DT, Rosero S, Cutter K, McNitt S, Xia X, MacKecknie BD, Horn R, Sotoodehnia N, Kudenchuk PJ, Rea TD, Arking DE, Wilde AAM, Shimizu W, Ackerman MJ, Goldenberg I

Heart rhythm.. 2022 May 4 Epub 05/04/2022.

Outcomes Associated with Introduction of the 5 Generation High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin in Patients Presenting with Cardiovascular Disorders.

Younis A, Farooq S, Bisognano JD, Welch T, Gassler JP, Diamond A, Mathias A, Aktas MK, McNitt S, Chen AY, Goldenberg I

The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2022 April 2 Epub 04/02/2022.

Ready to Deploy Prophylactics?

Aktas MK, Steinberg JS

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.. 2022 April 1 Epub 04/01/2022.

Junctional AV ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy (JAVA-CRT): results of a multicenter randomized clinical trial pilot program.

Steinberg JS, Gorcsan J, Mazur A, Jain SK, Rashtian M, Greer GS, Zarraga I, Vloka M, Cook MM, Salam T, Mountantonakis S, Beck H, Silver J, Aktas M, Henrikson C, Schaller RD, Epstein AE, McNitt S, Schleede S, Peterson D, Goldenberg I, Zareba W

Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing.. 2022 January 18 Epub 01/18/2022.

Arrhythmic and Mortality Outcomes Among Ischemic Versus Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy Patients Receiving Primary Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy.

Narins CR, Aktas MK, Chen AY, McNitt S, Ling FS, Younis A, Zareba W, Daubert JP, Huang DT, Rosero S, Kutyifa V, Goldenberg I

JACC. Clinical electrophysiology.. 2021 August 18 Epub 08/18/2021.

Predictors of Device-Related Thrombus Following Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion.

Simard T, Jung RG, Lehenbauer K, Piayda K, Praco? R, Jackson GG, Flores-Umanzor E, Faroux L, Korsholm K, Chun JKR, Chen S, Maarse M, Montrella K, Chaker Z, Spoon JN, Pastormerlo LE, Meincke F, Sawant AC, Moldovan CM, Qintar M, Aktas MK, Branca L, Radinovic A, Ram P, El-Zein RS, Flautt T, Ding WY, Sayegh B, Benito-González T, Lee OH, Badejoko SO, Paitazoglou C, Karim N, Zaghloul AM, Agrawal H, Kaplan RM, Alli O, Ahmed A, Suradi HS, Knight BP, Alla VM, Panaich SS, Wong T, Bergmann MW, Chothia R, Kim JS, Pérez de Prado A, Bazaz R, Gupta D, Valderrabano M, Sanchez CE, El Chami MF, Mazzone P, Adamo M, Ling F, Wang DD, O'Neill W, Wojakowski W, Pershad A, Berti S, Spoon D, Kawsara A, Jabbour G, Boersma LVA, Schmidt B, Nielsen-Kudsk JE, Rodés-Cabau J, Freixa X, Ellis CR, Fauchier L, Demkow M, Sievert H, Main ML, Hibbert B, Holmes DR, Alkhouli M

Journal of the American College of Cardiology.. 2021 July 2778 (4):297-313. Epub 1900 01 01.

Use of Oral Contraceptives in Women with Congenital Long QT Syndrome.

Goldenberg I, Younis A, Huang DT, Yoruk A, Rosero S, Cutter K, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Sotoodehnia N, Kudenchuk PJ, Rea TD, Arking DE, Polonski B, Zareba W, Aktas MK

Heart rhythm.. 2021 July 27 Epub 07/27/2021.

Risk Prediction in Women With Congenital Long QT Syndrome.

Goldenberg I, Bos JM, Yoruk A, Chen AY, Lopes C, Huang DT, Kutyifa V, Younis A, Aktas MK, Z Rosero S, McNitt S, Sotoodehnia N, Kudenchuk PJ, Rea TD, Arking DE, Scott CG, Briske KA, Sorensen K, J Ackerman M, Zareba W

Journal of the American Heart Association.. 2021 July 9 :e021088. Epub 07/09/2021.

Survival After Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Shocks.

Akta? MK, Younis A, Zareba W, Kutyifa V, Klein H, Daubert JP, Estes M, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Goldenberg I

Journal of the American College of Cardiology.. 2021 May 2577 (20):2453-2462. Epub 1900 01 01.

Risk factors for ventricular tachyarrhythmic events in patients without left bundle branch block who receive cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Younis A, Aktas MK, Zareba W, McNitt S, Kutyifa V, Goldenberg I

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2021 March 27 :e12847. Epub 03/27/2021.

Hospitalization for Heart Failure and Subsequent Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias in Patients With Left Ventricular Dysfunction.

Younis A, Aktas MK, Lee D, Zareba W, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Kutyifa V, Rosero S, Huang D, Vidula H, Goldenberg I

JACC. Clinical electrophysiology.. 2021 March 25 Epub 03/25/2021.

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia Burden.

Tankut S, Goldenberg I, Kutyifa V, Zareba W, Bragazzi NL, McNitt S, Huang DT, Aktas MK, Younis A

Heart rhythm.. 2021 January 10 Epub 01/10/2021.

Predicted benefit of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: the MADIT-ICD benefit score.

Younis A, Goldberger JJ, Kutyifa V, Zareba W, Polonsky B, Klein H, Aktas MK, Huang D, Daubert J, Estes M, Cannom D, McNitt S, Stein K, Goldenberg I

European heart journal.. 2021 January 8 Epub 01/08/2021.

Systolic Blood Pressure and Risk for Ventricular Arrhythmia in Patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator.

Beinart R, Goldenberg I, Younis A, McNitt S, Huang D, Aktas MK, Spencer R, Kutyifa V, Nof E

The American journal of cardiology.. 2020 December 22 Epub 12/22/2020.

Outcome by Sex in Patients With Long QT Syndrome With an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator.

Younis A, Aktas MK, Rosero S, Kutyifa V, Polonsky B, McNitt S, Sotoodehnia N, Kudenchuk P, Rea TD, Arking DE, Goldenberg I, Zareba W

Journal of the American Heart Association.. 2020 October 209 (19):e016398. Epub 09/21/2020.

Competing risk analysis of ventricular arrhythmia events in heart failure patients with moderately compromised renal dysfunction.

Goldenberg I, Younis A, Aktas MK, McNitt S, Zareba W, Kutyifa V

Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology.. 2020 September 1 Epub 09/01/2020.

Risk of Arrhythmic Events Following Alcohol Septal Ablation for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Using Continuous Implantable Cardiac Monitoring.

Bleszynski PA, Goldenberg I, Fernandez G, Howell E, Younis A, Chen AY, McNitt S, Jeffrey Bruckel , Ling F, Cove C, Aktas MK

Heart rhythm.. 2020 August 24 Epub 08/24/2020.

Applicability of the MADIT-CRT Response Score for Prediction of Long-Term Clinical and Arrhythmic Events by QRS Morphology.

Younis A, Goldenberg M, Kutyifa V, Polonsky B, McNitt S, Zareba W, Golovchiner G, Aktas MK, Goldenberg I, Barsheshet A

Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology.. 2020 July 23 Epub 07/23/2020.

Predictors of Atrial Fibrillation During Long-Term Implantable Cardiac Monitoring Following Cryptogenic Stroke.

Riordan M, Opaskar A, Yoruk A, Younis A, Ali A, McNitt S, Sahin B, Rosero S, Goldenberg I, Aktas MK

Journal of the American Heart Association.. 2020 July 21 :e016040. Epub 07/21/2020.

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Risk of Recurrent Hospitalizations in Patients Without Left Bundle Branch Block: The Long-Term Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.

Vidula H, Lee E, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Aktas M, Rosero S, Younis A, Solomon SD, Zareba W, Kutyifa V, Goldenberg I

Circulation. Heart failure.. 2020 July 1 :CIRCHEARTFAILURE120006925. Epub 07/01/2020.

Mapping and ablation of ventricular tachycardia 36 years after a Pennsylvania peel.

Aktas MK, Huang DT

HeartRhythm case reports.. 2020 July 6 (7):431-433. Epub 04/13/2020.

Circadian variation and seasonal distribution of implantable defibrillator detected new onset atrial fibrillation.

Younis A, Goldenberg I, McNitt S, Kutyifa V, Polonsky B, Goldenberg I, Zareba W, Aktas MK

Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE.. 2020 June 24 Epub 06/24/2020.

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator programming after first occurrence of ventricular tachycardia in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Reduce Inappropriate Therapy (MADIT-RIT).

Aktas MK, Bennett AL, Younis A, Kutyifa V, Polonsky B, McNitt S, Zareba W, Rosero S, Goldenberg I

Heart rhythm O2.. 2020 June 1 (2):77-82. Epub 05/11/2020.

Assessment of Arrhythmia Burden through the Use of an Implantable Cardiac Monitor in Patients with a Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device.

Yoruk A, Aktas MK, Huang DT, Gosev I, Black C, Kutyifa V, Goldenberg I, Chen L

The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation.. 2020 April 39 (4S):S190. Epub 03/30/2020.

The Role and Outcomes of new Supraventricular Tachycardia among Patients with Mild Heart Failure.

Younis A, Goldenberg I, McNitt S, Zareba W, Kutyifa V, Aktas MK

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.. 2020 February 27 Epub 02/27/2020.

Marital Status and Long-Term Outcomes in Mild Heart Failure Patients With an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy With Defibrillator.

Goldenberg M, Aktas MK, Younis A, Zareba W, McNitt S, Kutyifa V

The American journal of cardiology.. 2020 January 29 Epub 01/29/2020.

Relation between resting heart rate and the risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in MADIT-RIT.

Beinart R, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Huang D, Aktas M, Rosero S, Goldenberg I, Nof E

Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology.. 2020 January 13 Epub 01/13/2020.

CHADS-VASc Score and the Risk of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmic Events and Mortality in MADIT-CRT.

Nof E, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Goldberger J, Huang D, Aktas MK, Spencer R, Goldenberg I, Beinart R

Journal of the American Heart Association.. 2020 January 79 (1):e014353. Epub 12/31/2019.

Prognostic Usefulness of Systolic Blood Pressure One-Year Following Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (from MADIT-CRT).

Abdulla KH, Sherazi S, Goldenberg I, Kutyifa V, Zareba W, Huang DT, Rosero SZ, Polonsky B, McNitt S, Aktas MK

The American journal of cardiology.. 2019 December 9 Epub 12/09/2019.

Predictors and Outcomes of Atrial Tachyarrhythmia among Patients with Implantable Defibrillators.

Younis A, Heist EK, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Rosero S, Goldenberg I, Kutyifa V

Heart rhythm.. 2019 November 22 Epub 11/22/2019.

Risk of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmic Events in Patients Who Improved Beyond Guidelines for a Defibrillator in MADIT-CRT.

Sherazi S, Shah F, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Polonsky B, Zareba W, Goldenberg I

JACC. Clinical electrophysiology.. 2019 October 5 (10):1172-1181. Epub 10/02/2019.

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and Survival in Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients.

Kutyifa V, Fernandez G, Sherazi S, Aktas M, Huang D, McNitt S, Papernov A, Wang M, Massey HT, Chen L, Alexis JD

ASAIO journal : a peer-reviewed journal of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs.. 2019 January 65 (1):49-53. Epub 1900 01 01.

CIED malfunction in patients receiving radiation is a rare event that could be detected by remote monitoring.

Bravo-Jaimes K, Fernandez G, Samala V, Moravan MJ, Dhakal S, Shah AH, Messing S, Singh K, Aktas MK

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.. 2018 September 29 (9):1268-1275. Epub 06/22/2018.

Ranolazine in High-Risk Patients With Implanted Cardioverter-Defibrillators: The RAID Trial.

Zareba W, Daubert JP, Beck CA, Huang DT, Alexis JD, Brown MW, Pyykkonen K, McNitt S, Oakes D, Feng C, Aktas MK, Ayala-Parades F, Baranchuk A, Dubuc M, Haigney M, Mazur A, McPherson CA, Mitchell LB, Natale A, Piccini JP, Raitt M, Rashtian MY, Schuger C, Winters S, Worley SJ, Ziv O, Moss AJ,

Journal of the American College of Cardiology.. 2018 August 772 (6):636-645. Epub 1900 01 01.

Lesion modeling, characterization, and visualization for image-guided cardiac ablation therapy monitoring.

Linte CA, Camp JJ, Rettmann ME, Haemmerich D, Aktas MK, Huang DT, Packer DL, Holmes DR

Journal of medical imaging.. 2018 April 5 (2):021218. Epub 03/01/2018.

Postimplantation ventricular ectopic burden and clinical outcomes in cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator patients: a MADIT-CRT substudy.

Ruwald AC, Aktas MK, Ruwald MH, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Jons C, Mittal S, Steinberg JS, Daubert JP, Moss AJ, Zareba W

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2018 March 23 (2):e12491. Epub 09/20/2017.

Technical Note: On Cardiac Ablation Lesion Visualization for Image-guided Therapy Monitoring.

Linte CA, Camp JJ, Rettmann ME, Haemmerich D, Aktas MK, Huang DT, Packer DL, Holmes DR

Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering.. 2018 February 10576 Epub 03/13/2018.

Validation of an automatic diagnosis of strict left bundle branch block criteria using 12-lead electrocardiograms.

Xia X, Ruwald AC, Ruwald MH, Ugoeke N, Szepietowska B, Kutyifa V, Aktas MK, Thomsen PE, Zareba W, Moss AJ, Couderc JP

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2017 March 22 (2)Epub 08/30/2016.

Left Bundle Branch Block and Complete Heart Block Complicating Inferior Myocardial Infarction.

Gruber JS, Stair B, Aktas M, Bravo-Jaimes K

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2017 January 22 (1)Epub 07/13/2016.

Effect of Significant Weight Change on Inappropriate Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy.

Daimee UA, Biton Y, Aktas MK, Zannad F, Klein H, Szepietowska B, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Wang PJ, Zareba W, Moss AJ, Kutyifa V

Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE.. 2017 January 40 (1):9-16. Epub 01/02/2017.

Time Dependence of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias After Myocardial Infarction: A MADIT-CRT Substudy.

Ozlu MF, Barsheshet A, Moss AJ, Goldenberg I, Kutyifa V, Biton Y, McNitt S, Zareba W, Aktas MK

JACC. Clinical electrophysiology.. 2016 October 2 (5):565-573. Epub 06/22/2016.

Effect of obesity on the effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization to reduce the risk of first and recurrent ventricular tachyarrhythmia events.

Szepietowska B, Polonsky B, Sherazi S, Biton Y, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Aktas M, Moss AJ, Zareba W

Cardiovascular diabetology.. 2016 July 715 :93. Epub 07/07/2016.

Bipolar left ventricular pacing is associated with significant reduction in heart failure or death in CRT-D patients with LBBB.

Jamé S, Kutyifa V, Aktas MK, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Al-Ahmad A, Zareba W, Moss A, Wang PJ

Heart rhythm.. 2016 July 13 (7):1468-74. Epub 03/04/2016.

Predictors and clinical relevance of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in ambulatory patients with a continuous flow left ventricular assist device.

Yoruk A, Sherazi S, Massey HT, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Hallinan W, Huang DT, Chen L, Aktas MK

Heart rhythm.. 2016 May 13 (5):1052-1056. Epub 01/29/2016.

The Burden and Morphology of Premature Ventricular Contractions and their Impact on Clinical Outcomes in Patients Receiving Biventricular Pacing in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT).

Aktas MK, Mittal S, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Steinberg J, Moss AJ, Zareba W

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2016 January 21 (1):41-8. Epub 02/16/2015.

"QT clock" to improve detection of QT prolongation in long QT syndrome patients.

Page A, Aktas MK, Soyata T, Zareba W, Couderc JP

Heart rhythm.. 2016 January 13 (1):190-8. Epub 08/31/2015.

Novel ICD Programming and Inappropriate ICD Therapy in CRT-D Versus ICD Patients: A MADIT-RIT Sub-Study.

Kutyifa V, Daubert JP, Schuger C, Goldenberg I, Klein H, Aktas MK, McNitt S, Stockburger M, Merkely B, Zareba W, Moss AJ

Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology.. 2016 January 9 (1):e001965. Epub 1900 01 01.

Obesity, Weight Loss, Cachexia and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (PDF)

Daimee, UA; Aktas, MK; Kutyifa, V.

Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management. 2016; 7: 2374-2376.

Emerging Security Mechanisms for Medical Cyber Physical Systems.

Kocabas O, Soyata T, Aktas M

IEEE/ACM transactions on computational biology and bioinformatics. 2016 13 (3):401-16. Epub 01/22/2016.

Metabolic syndrome is associated with different clinical outcome after cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with ischemic and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy.

Szepietowska B, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Sherazi S, Biton Y, Kutyifa V, Aktas M, Moss AJ, Zareba W

Cardiology journal.. 2016 23 (3):344-51. Epub 04/11/2016.

Reduced risk of life-threatening ventricular tachyarrhythmias with cardiac resynchronization therapy: relationship to left ventricular ejection fraction.

Kutyifa V, Moss AJ, Solomon SD, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Barsheshet A, Merkely B, Zareba W, Goldenberg I

European journal of heart failure.. 2015 September 17 (9):971-8. Epub 07/14/2015.

Cloud-based privacy-preserving remote ECG monitoring and surveillance.

Page A, Kocabas O, Soyata T, Aktas M, Couderc JP

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2015 July 20 (4):328-37. Epub 12/16/2014.

Prognostic Significance of Heart Rate Variability Among Patients Treated With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)

Sherazi, S; Kutyifa, V; McNitt, S; Aktas, MK; Couderc, JP; Peterson, B; Bloch Thomsen, PE; Kautzner, J; Moss, AJ; Zareba, W.

JACCCEP. 2015; 1(1): 74-80.

An Open Source ECG Clock Generator for Visualization of Long-Term Cardiac Monitoring Data

Page, Alex; Soyata, Tolga; Couderc, Jean-Philippe; Aktas, Mehmet;.

Access, IEEE. 2015; 3: 2704-2714.

Predictors of mortality in patients hospitalized for congestive heart failure with left ventricular ejection fraction ? 40.

Sherazi S, McNitt S, Choudhary N, Shah AH, Aktas MK, Asgher A, Schwarz KQ, Zareba W

Cardiology journal.. 2015 22 (4):382-90. Epub 01/15/2015.

Prognostic Significance of Heart Rate Variability Among Patients Treated With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy).

Sherazi S, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Couderc JP, Peterson B, Bloch Thomsen PE, Kautzner J, Moss AJ, Zareba W

JACC. Clinical electrophysiology.. 2015 1 (1-2):74-80. Epub 04/20/2015.

Comparison of age (<75 Years versus ?75 Years) to risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias and implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks (from the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy).

Aktas MK, Goldenberg I, Moss AJ, Huang DT, Kutyifa V, Wang PJ, Brenyo A, McNitt S, Zareba W, Barsheshet A

The American journal of cardiology.. 2014 December 15114 (12):1855-60. Epub 09/28/2014.

Effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy with implantable cardioverter defibrillator versus cardiac resynchronization therapy with pacemaker on mortality in heart failure patients: results of a high-volume, single-centre experience.

Kutyifa V, Geller L, Bogyi P, Zima E, Aktas MK, Ozcan EE, Becker D, Nagy VK, Kosztin A, Szilagyi S, Merkely B

European journal of heart failure.. 2014 December 16 (12):1323-30. Epub 11/07/2014.

Comparison of low versus high (>40 mm Hg) pulse pressure to predict the benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure (from the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Trial).

Sherazi S, Goldenberg I, Moss AJ, Solomon S, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Shah AH, Huang DT, Aktas MK, Zareba W, Barsheshet A

The American journal of cardiology.. 2014 October 1114 (7):1053-8. Epub 07/17/2014.

The impact of nonsustained ventricular tachycardia on reverse remodeling, heart failure, and treated ventricular tachyarrhythmias in MADIT-CRT.

Mittal S, Aktas MK, Moss AJ, McNitt S, Kutyifa V, Steinberg JS, Zareba W

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.. 2014 October 25 (10):1082-7. Epub 06/24/2014.

Association between frequency of atrial and ventricular ectopic beats and biventricular pacing percentage and outcomes in patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Ruwald MH, Mittal S, Ruwald AC, Aktas MK, Daubert JP, McNitt S, Al-Ahmad A, Jons C, Kutyifa V, Steinberg JS, Wang P, Moss AJ, Zareba W

Journal of the American College of Cardiology.. 2014 September 964 (10):971-81. Epub 1900 01 01.

Smoking is associated with an increased risk of first and recurrent ventricular tachyarrhythmias in ischemic and nonischemic patients with mild heart failure: a MADIT-CRT substudy.

Plank B, Kutyifa V, Moss AJ, Huang DT, Ruwald AC, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Zareba W, Goldenberg I, Aktas MK

Heart rhythm.. 2014 May 11 (5):822-7. Epub 02/06/2014.

Review of complementary and alternative medical treatment of arrhythmias.

Brenyo A, Aktas MK

The American journal of cardiology.. 2014 March 1113 (5):897-903. Epub 12/12/2013.

The effect of weight loss on clinical outcomes in patients implanted with a cardiac resynchronization therapy device-A MADIT-CRT substudy.

Aktas MK, Zareba W, Huang DT, McNitt S, Polonsky S, Chen L, Stockburger M, Merkely B, Moss AJ, Kutyifa V

Journal of cardiac failure.. 2014 March 20 (3):183-9. Epub 12/18/2013.

Clinical impact, safety, and efficacy of single- versus dual-coil ICD leads in MADIT-CRT.

Kutyifa V, Huth Ruwald AC, Aktas MK, Jons C, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Geller L, Merkely B, Moss AJ, Zareba W, Bloch Thomsen PE

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.. 2013 November 24 (11):1246-52. Epub 07/25/2013.

End-of-life care in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: a MADIT-II substudy.

Sherazi S, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Polonsky B, Shah AH, Moss AJ, Daubert JP, Zareba W

Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE.. 2013 October 36 (10):1273-9. Epub 06/03/2013.

Response of right ventricular size to treatment with cardiac resynchronization therapy and the risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in MADIT-CRT.

Doyle CL, Huang DT, Moss AJ, Solomon SD, Campbell P, McNitt S, Polonsky S, Barsheshet A, Aktas M, Tompkins C, Zareba W, Goldenberg I

Heart rhythm.. 2013 October 10 (10):1471-7. Epub 07/19/2013.

Effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator in at-risk black and white cardiac patients.

Elanchenny M, Moss AJ, McNitt S, Aktas M, Polonsky S, Zareba W, Goldenberg I

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2013 March 18 (2):140-8. Epub 11/22/2012.

Effect of defibrillation threshold testing on heart failure hospitalization or death in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT).

Aktas MK, Huang DT, Daubert JP, Schuger CD, McNitt S, Goldenberg I, Moss AJ, Zareba W

Heart rhythm.. 2013 February 10 (2):193-9. Epub 10/18/2012.

Risk of mortality for ventricular arrhythmia in ambulatory LVAD patients.

Brenyo A, Rao M, Koneru S, Hallinan W, Shah S, Massey HT, Chen L, Polonsky B, McNitt S, Huang DT, Goldenberg I, Aktas M

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.. 2012 May 23 (5):515-20. Epub 11/14/2011.

ISHNE/EHRA expert consensus on remote monitoring of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs).

Dubner S, Auricchio A, Steinberg JS, Vardas P, Stone P, Brugada J, Piotrowicz R, Hayes DL, Kirchhof P, Breithardt G, Zareba W, Schuger C, Aktas MK, Chudzik M, Mittal S, Varma N, , Israel C, Padeletti L, Brignole M

Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology.. 2012 February 14 (2):278-93. Epub 01/09/2012.

ISHNE/EHRA expert consensus on remote monitoring of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs).

Dubner S, Auricchio A, Steinberg JS, Vardas P, Stone P, Brugada J, Piotrowicz R, Hayes DL, Kirchhof P, Breithardt G, Zareba W, Schuger C, Aktas MK, Chudzik M, Mittal S, Varma N

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2012 January 17 (1):36-56. Epub 1900 01 01.

Congenital long and short QT syndromes.

Brenyo AJ, Huang DT, Aktas MK

Cardiology.. 2012 122 (4):237-47. Epub 08/14/2012.

Successful therapeutic hypothermia for cardiac arrest in a patient with a left ventricular assist device.

Brenyo A, Joshi N, Aktas M

Resuscitation.. 2011 December 82 (12):e19. Epub 08/18/2011.

Non-pharmacologic management of atrial fibrillation.

Brenyo AJ, Aktas MK

The American journal of cardiology.. 2011 July 15108 (2):317-25. Epub 05/03/2011.

A 61-year-old patient with activity-related wide complex tachycardia.

Aktas MK, Kroening D, Ling FS, Calkins H, Goldenberg I, Huang DT

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2011 April 16 (2):208-12. Epub 1900 01 01.

Underutilization of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator in Primary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

Lakshmanadoss U, Sherazi S, Aggarwal A, Hsi D, Aktas MK, Daubert JP, Shah AH

Cardiology research.. 2011 February 2 (1):1-6. Epub 01/20/2011.

Successful therapeutic hypothermia in patients with congenital long QT syndrome.

Aktas MK, Aguila A

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2011 January 16 (1):100-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Publication Link

Lakshmanadossa, U; Sherazi, S; Aggarwal, A; Hsi, D; Aktas, MK; Daubert, JP; Shah, AH;.

Underutilization of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

Contemporary Use of Intracardiac Echocardiography in the Electrophysiology Laboratory (PDF)

Brenyo, AJ.; Baibhav, B.; Aktas, MK.

The Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management. 2011; 2: 490-497.

Clinical predictors of survival in patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest.

Aguila A, Funderburk M, Guler A, McNitt S, Hallinan W, Daubert JP, Delehanty JM, Aktas MK

Resuscitation.. 2010 December 81 (12):1621-6. Epub 08/12/2010.

Higher rate of recurrent atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation following atrial flutter ablation after cardiac surgery.

Aktas MK, Khan MN, DI Biase L, Elayi C, Martin D, Saliba W, Cummings J, Schweikert R, Natale A

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology.. 2010 July 21 (7):760-5. Epub 02/01/2010.

Time-dependent risk of Fidelis lead failure.

Faulknier BA, Traub DM, Aktas MK, Aguila A, Rosero S, Daubert JP, Hall B, Shah A, Taylor S, McNitt S, Moss AJ, Zareba W, Huang DT

The American journal of cardiology.. 2010 January 1105 (1):95-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Heart Failure (PDF)

Aktas, MK; Zareba, W.

Revista Argentina De Cardiologia. 2010; 78: 11-16.

Physicians' knowledge and attitudes regarding implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.

Sherazi S, Zar?ba W, Daubert JP, McNitt S, Shah AH, Aktas MK, Block RC

Cardiology journal.. 2010 17 (3):267-73. Epub 1900 01 01.

Right ventricular dysfunction and the incidence of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapies.

Aktas MK, Kim DD, McNitt S, Huang DT, Rosero SZ, Hall BW, Zareba W, Daubert JP

Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE.. 2009 December 32 (12):1501-8. Epub 09/30/2009.

Effect of biventricular pacing during a ventricular sensed event.

Aktas MK, Jeevanantham V, Sherazi S, Flynn D, Hall B, Huang DT, Rosero S, Daubert JP, Shah AH

The American journal of cardiology.. 2009 June 15103 (12):1741-5. Epub 05/04/2009.

Identification of a retained intravascular wire by three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.

Tokarz SR, Aktas MK, Kroening D, Sawyer TJ, Daubert JP, Huang DT, Schwarz KQ

Echocardiography.. 2009 April 26 (4):463-4. Epub 12/02/2008.

Atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia ablation in a centenarian.

Aktas MK, Tokarz SR, Daubert JP

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2009 April 57 (4):753-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Relation of brain natriuretic peptide level to extent of left ventricular scarring in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to ischemic cardiomyopathy.

Aktas MK, Allen D, Jaber WA, Chuang HH, Taylor DO, Yamani MH

The American journal of cardiology.. 2009 January 15103 (2):243-5. Epub 11/07/2008.

Effect of biventricular pacing during a ventricular sensed event

Aktas, M. K.; Jeevanantham, V.; Sherazi, S.; Flynn, D.; Hall, B.; Huang, D. T.; Rosero, S.; Daubert, J. P.; Shah, A. H.;.

Am J Cardiol. 2009; 103(12): 1741-5.

Magnetic guidance for cardiac procedures.

Aktas MK, Daubert JP, Hall B

Cardiology journal.. 2009 16 (2):177-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

The perceived role of Islam in immigrant Muslim medical practice within the USA: an exploratory qualitative study.

Padela AI, Shanawani H, Greenlaw J, Hamid H, Aktas M, Chin N

Journal of medical ethics.. 2008 May 34 (5):365-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Surgical atrial fibrillation ablation: a review of contemporary techniques and energy sources.

Aktas MK, Daubert JP, Hall B

Cardiology journal.. 2008 15 (1):87-94. Epub 1900 01 01.

Dofetilide-induced long QT and torsades de pointes.

Aktas MK, Shah AH, Akiyama T

Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2007 July 12 (3):197-202. Epub 1900 01 01.

Graves Disease Exacerbation After Pituitary Adenomectomy for Cushing Disease Resulting in an Adrenal Crisis

Aktas, M. K; Fleseriu, M; Weil R.J.; Faiman, C; Sergev, O. T.; Reddy, S; Hamrahian, A. H.

The Endocrinologist. 2007; 17-1(4): 206-208.

Atrioventricular Pacemaker Lead Reversal.

Aktas M. K.; Shah A.; Akiyama T.

Journal of Arrhythmia. 2007; 23(1): 69-72.

Hypocalcemic Heart Block and Torsade de Pointes

Aktas, M.K.; Akiyama, T.;.

Cardiol J. 2006; 13(6): 522-523.

Comparison of outcomes in patients undergoing coronary bypass of patent versus restenosed bare metal stented coronary arteries.

Shishehbor MH, Seshadri N, Aktas M, Acharya N, Gillinov AM, Blackstone EH, Houghtaling PL, Migrino RQ, Ghaffari S

The American journal of cardiology.. 2005 November 1596 (10):1416-9. Epub 09/29/2005.

Global risk scores and exercise testing for predicting all-cause mortality in a preventive medicine program.

Aktas MK, Ozduran V, Pothier CE, Lang R, Lauer MS

JAMA.. 2004 September 22292 (12):1462-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Kinetics of cisplatin binding to cellular DNA and modulations by thiol-blocking agents and thiol drugs

Sadowitz, P. D.; Hubbard, B. A.; Dabrowiak, J. C.; Goodisman, J.; Tacka, K. A.; Aktas, M. K.; Cunningham, M. J.; Dubowy, R. L.; Souid, A. K.;.

Drug Metab Dispos. 2002; 30(2): 183-90.

Blood thiols following amifostine and mesna infusions, a pediatric oncology group study

Souid, A. K.; Fahey, R. C.; Aktas, M. K.; Sayin, O. A.; Karjoo, S.; Newton, G. L.; Sadowitz, P. D.; Dubowy, R. L.; Bernstein, M. L.;.

Drug Metab Dispos. 2001; 29(11): 1460-6.

Books

Clinical Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation and Resynchronization Therapy, 5e (2016)

Chapter: Defibrillation Therapy

Authors: Wojciech Zareba, Mehmet Aktas, Chu-Pak Lau

Publisher: Elsevier 2016

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology in Clinical Practice (2015)

Chapter: Cardiac Conduction and Bradycardia

Authors: Mehmet K. Aktas, Ryan Mandell

Publisher: Springer 2015

Manual of Outpatient Cardiology (2012)

Chapter: Ambulatory Arrhythmias

Authors: Andrew J Brenyo, Mehmet K Aktas

Publisher: Springer 2012

Cardiac Electrophysiology: Clinical Case Review (2011)

Chapter: Case 126

Authors: Aktas, MK; Shah, AH; Daubert, JP

Publisher: Springer 2011

Rochester Manual of Heart Failure (2009)

Chapter: Device Therapy in Heart Failure Chapter

Authors: Mehmet K. Aktas, Spencer Z. Rosero

Publisher: Springer 2009

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I have complete trust in Dr Aktas

Mar 20, 2024

5.0 stars

Great appointment

Dec 08, 2023

5.0 stars

Actually, very good isn't strong enough, excellent discussions w nurse Fanny, nurse Joshua, & Dr. Aktas/nurse Joshua - very detailed in explanations.

Nov 29, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Aktas is the best of the best. Just wonderful.

Nov 22, 2023

5.0 stars

He was thourough , patient and easy to talk to.

Jul 29, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr Aktas is wonderful! Kind, genuine concern and compassion. Explains everything you want to know or ask. Very bright-knows his stuff! I feel very secure in his care.

Jun 19, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Aktas is the best. When he could not help me, he referred me to [...]

Jun 16, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Aktas was fantastic answered my question and showed great empathy towards my concerns.

May 23, 2023

5.0 stars

Excellent experience.

Apr 25, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Aktas; forthcoming and very true to his profession. You feel like he cares for you. Comfortable to talk with and informative.

Apr 21, 2023

5.0

Listened well and responded appropriately to my concerns about prescrip interactions and effects on my ither health issues

Nov 14, 2022

5.0

The very best of care

Oct 22, 2022

5.0

I would recommend to others.

Sep 22, 2022

5.0

I have seen this provider for several years & I pleased with his care & concerns.

May 24, 2022

5.0

Doctor Aktas was very knowledgeable and concerned about my condition.

Mar 23, 2022

5.0

Best provider in his speciality at URMC

Mar 20, 2022

5.0

Very clear and informative

Feb 21, 2022