Robert H. Helm, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine Section

MD, Loyola University - Chicago Stritch School of Medicine



I have expertise in the pathobiology of cardiac dyssynchrony and impact of cardiac resynchronization therapy. I also have expertise in using cardiac MRI to assess myocardial motion. I have much experience in using large animal models and performing complex surgical procedures for acute and survival protocols.

Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Radiology




Echocardiography Guided Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Clinical Investigation
12/01/2011 - 11/30/2014 (PI)
Biotronik, Inc.




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  1. Calkins H, Hindricks G, Cappato R, Kim YH, Saad EB, Aguinaga L, Akar JG, Badhwar V, Brugada J, Camm J, Chen PS, Chen SA, Chung MK, Nielsen JC, Curtis AB, Davies DW, Day JD, d''Avila A, Natasja de Groot NMS, Di Biase L, Duytschaever M, Edgerton JR, Ellenbogen KA, Ellinor PT, Ernst S, Fenelon G, Gerstenfeld EP, Haines DE, Haissaguerre M, Helm RH, Hylek E, Jackman WM, Jalife J, Kalman JM, Kautzner J, Kottkamp H, Kuck KH, Kumagai K, Lee R, Lewalter T, Lindsay BD, Macle L, Mansour M, Marchlinski FE, Michaud GF, Nakagawa H, Natale A, Nattel S, Okumura K, Packer D, Pokushalov E, Reynolds MR, Sanders P, Scanavacca M, Schilling R, Tondo C, Tsao HM, Verma A, Wilber DJ, Yamane T. TEMPORARY REMOVAL: 2017 HRS/EHRA/ECAS/APHRS/SOLAECE Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2017 May 12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28506916.
  2. Staerk L, Sherer JA, Ko D, Benjamin EJ, Helm RH. Atrial Fibrillation: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Outcomes. Circ Res. 2017 Apr 28; 120(9):1501-1517.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28450367; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.117.309732;.
  3. Karnik AA, Helm RH, Monahan KM. Oversensing of atrial fibrillatory waves in a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2017 Apr; 3(4):e1-e6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28491810; DOI: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2016.12.004;.
  4. Rutzen-Lopez H, Silva J, Helm RH. Leadless Cardiac Devices-Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2016 Aug; 18(8):49. PMID: 27287746; DOI: 10.1007/s11936-016-0472-8;.
  5. Goette A, Kalman JM, Aguinaga L, Akar J, Cabrera JA, Chen SA, Chugh SS, Corradi D, D''Avila A, Dobrev D, Fenelon G, Gonzalez M, Hatem SN, Helm R, Hindricks G, Ho SY, Hoit B, Jalife J, Kim YH, Lip GY, Ma CS, Marcus GM, Murray K, Nogami A, Sanders P, Uribe W, Van Wagoner DR, Nattel S. EHRA/HRS/APHRS/SOLAECE expert consensus on atrial cardiomyopathies: definition, characterization, and clinical implication. Europace. 2016 Oct; 18(10):1455-1490. PMID: 27402624.
  6. Karnik AA, Helm RH, Chatterjee SB, Monahan KM. Abdominal implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement in a patient requiring bilateral chest radiation therapy. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2016 Sep; 2(5):395-398.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28491719; DOI: 10.1016/j.hrcr.2016.04.009;.
  7. Goette A, Kalman JM, Aguinaga L, Akar J, Cabrera JA, Chen SA, Chugh SS, Corradi D, D''Avila A, Dobrev D, Fenelon G, Gonzalez M, Hatem SN, Helm R, Hindricks G, Ho SY, Hoit B, Jalife J, Kim YH, Lip GY, Ma CS, Marcus GM, Murray K, Nogami A, Sanders P, Uribe W, Van Wagoner DR, Nattel S. EHRA/HRS/APHRS/SOLAECE expert consensus on atrial cardiomyopathies: Definition, characterization, and clinical implication. Heart Rhythm. 2017 Jan; 14(1):e3-e40. PMID: 27320515.
  8. Spragg DD, Dong J, Fetics BJ, Helm R, Marine JE, Cheng A, Henrikson CA, Kass DA, Berger RD. Optimal left ventricular endocardial pacing sites for cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Aug 31; 56(10):774-81. PMID: 20797490; DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.06.014;.
  9. Cheng A, Helm RH, Abraham TP. Pathophysiological mechanisms underlying ventricular dyssynchrony. Europace. 2009 Nov; 11 Suppl 5:v10-14. PMID: 19861385; DOI: 10.1093/europace/eup272;.
  10. Chang SA, Chang HJ, Choi SI, Chun EJ, Yoon YE, Kim HK, Kim YJ, Choi DJ, Sohn DW, Helm RH, Lardo AC. Usefulness of left ventricular dyssynchrony after acute myocardial infarction, assessed by a tagging magnetic resonance image derived metric, as a determinant of ventricular remodeling. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Jul 1; 104(1):19-23. PMID: 19576315; DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2009.02.042;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Atrial fibrillation
Cardiac dyssynchrony
Cardiac MRI
Cardiac resynchronization therapy
Heart failure
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