Veröffentlichungen

  • Brachmann J, Böhm M, Rybak K, Klein G, Butter C, Klemm H, Schomburg R, Siebermair J, Israel C, Sinha AM, Drexler H. Fluid status monitoring with a wireless network to reduce cardiovascular-related hospitalizations and mortality in heart failure: rationale and design of the OptiLink HF Study (Optimization of Heart Failure Management using OptiVol Fluid Status Monitoring and CareLink). Eur J Heart Fail. 2011 Jul;13(7):796-804.

  • Israel CW. Prevention of atrial fibrillation by prevention of ventricular pacing? Europace. 2011 Jun;13(6):765-7.

  • Israel CW. Electrical therapy for heart failure. Perspectives for 2011. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2011 Mar;22(1):34-8.

  • Israel CW. Pacemaker ECG quiz no. 24. Implanted the wrong device?. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2011 Mar;22(1):56-8.

  • Leistner DM, Schmitt J, Palm S, Klotsche J, Estel S, Fink A, Israel CW, Assmus B, Duray GZ, Dimmeler S, Hohnloser SH, Zeiher AM. Intracoronary administration of bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells and arrhythmic events in patients with chronic heart failure. Eur Heart J. 2011 Feb;32(4):485-91.

  • Dickstein K, Vardas PE, Auricchio A, Daubert JC, Linde C, McMurray J, Ponikowski P, Priori SG, Sutton R, van Veldhuisen DJ; ESC Committee for Practice Guidelines, Vahanian A, Auricchio A, Bax J, Ceconi C, Dean V, Filippatos G, Funck-Brentano C, Hobbs R, Kearney P, McDonagh T, Popescu BA, Reiner Z, Sechtem U, Sirnes PA, Tendera M, Vardas P, Widimsky P, Tendera M, Anker SD, Blanc JJ, Gasparini M, Hoes AW, Israel CW, Kalarus Z, Merkely B, Swedberg K, Camm AJ. 2010 Focused Update of ESC Guidelines on device therapy in heart failure: an update of the 2008 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure and the 2007 ESC Guidelines for cardiac and resynchronization therapy. Europace. 2010 Nov;12(11):1526-36.

  • Israel CW. Continuing education through the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA): chance for European standardization? Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2010 Sep;21(3):181-5.

  • Israel CW. Quality improvement in Germany: a way to better electrophysiology? Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2010 Sep;21(3):151-2.

  • Israel CW. Pacemaker ECG Quiz No. 23: Pacemaker malfunction or arrhythmia? Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2010 Sep;21(3):200-3.

  • Dickstein K, Vardas PE, Auricchio A, Daubert JC, Linde C, McMurray J, Ponikowski P, Priori SG, Sutton R, van Veldhuisen DJ; ESC Committee for Practice Guidelines (CPG), Vahanian A, Auricchio A, Bax J, Ceconi C, Dean V, Filippatos G, Funck-Brentano C, Hobbs R, Kearney P, McDonagh T, Popescu BA, Reiner Z, Sechtem U, Sirnes PA, Tendera M, Vardas P, Widimsky P; Document Reviewers, Tendera M, Anker SD, Blanc JJ, Gasparini M, Hoes AW, Israel CW, Kalarus Z, Merkely B, Swedberg K, Camm AJ. 2010 Focused Update of ESC Guidelines on device therapy in heart failure: an update of the 2008 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure and the 2007 ESC guidelines for cardiac and resynchronization therapy. Developed with the special contribution of the Heart Failure Association and the European Heart Rhythm Association. Eur Heart J. 2010 Nov;31(21):2677-87.

  • Padeletti L, Arnar DO, Boncinelli L, Brachman J, Camm JA, Daubert JC, Hassam SK, Deliens L, Glikson M, Hayes D, Israel C, Lampert R, Lobban T, Raatikainen P, Siegal G, Vardas P; Reviewers:, Kirchhof P, Becker R, Cosio F, Loh P, Cobbe S, Grace A, Morgan J; European Heart RhythmAssociation; Heart Rhythm Society. EHRA Expert Consensus Statement on the management of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices in patients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy. Europace. 2010 Oct;12(10):1480-9.

  • Israel CW. ICD therapy for the primary prevention of sudden cardiac arrest. The patient after a myocardial infarction. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2010 Jun;21(2):102-8.

  • Israel CW. Pacemaker ECG quiz no. 22. A CRT non-responder with atrial fibrillation. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2010 Jun;21(2):141-5.

  • Israel CW. Syncope and bifascicular block: who needs a pacemaker? Rev Esp Cardiol. 2010 Apr;63(4):385-6.
  • Israel CW. Pacemaker ECG quiz no. 21: Strange ECG after DDDR pacemaker implantation. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2010 Mar;21(1):82-6.

  • Israel CW. Stored electrograms in pacemakers and ICDs from St. Jude Medical. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2010 Mar;21(1):53-70.

  • Israel CW. Stored electrograms in pacemakers and ICDs. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2010 Mar;21(1):3-5.

  • Schaumann A, Israel CW. Stored electrograms in pacemakers and ICDs from Boston Scientific. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2010 Mar;21(1):18-25.

  • Israel CW, Nowak B, Willems S, Bänsch D, Butter C, Doll N, Eckardt L, Geller JC, Klingenheben T, Lewalter T, Schumacher B, Wolpert C. Empfehlungen zur externen Kardioversion bei Patienten mit Herzschrittmacher oder implantiertem Kardioverter/Defibrillator. Kardiologe 2011;5(4):257-263.

  • Nowak B, Israel CW, Willems S, Bänsch D, Butter C,  Doll N, Eckardt L, Geller JC, Klingenheben T, Lewalter T, Schumacher B, Wolpert C. Empfehlungen zum Einsatz von Elektrokautern bei Patienten mit Herzschrittmachern und implantierten Defibrillatoren. Kardiologe 2010;4(5):383-388.

  • Hemmer W, Rybak K, Markewitz A, Israel C, Krämer LI, Neuzner J, Nowak B, Pfeiffer D, Schuchert A, Wiegand U. Empfehlungen zur Strukturierung der Herzschrittmacher- und Defibrillatortherapie. Kardiologe 2009;3(2):108-120.

  • T. Klingenheben, D. Bänsch, C. Butter, N. Doll and J.C. Geller, Israel CW, Lewalter T, Piorkowski C, Posur W, Rybak K, Schumacher B, Smetak N, Willems S, Wolpert C, Eckardt L. Follow-up nach Katheterablation von Vorhofflimmern Erfassung der klinischen und elektrokardiographischen Effektivität. Kardiologe 2011;5(4):270-276.

  • Poldermans D, Bax JJ, Boersma E, De Hert S, Eeckhout E, Fowkes G, Gorenek B, Hennerici MG, Iung B, Kelm M, Kjeldsen KP, Kristensen SD, Lopez-Sendon J, Pelosi P, Philippe F, Pierard L, Ponikowski P, Schmid JP, Sellevold OF, Sicari R, Van den Berghe G, Vermassen F, Hoeks SE, Vanhorebeek I, Vahanian A, Auricchio A, Bax JJ, Ceconi C, Dean V, Filippatos G, Funck-Brentano C, Hobbs R, Kearn P, McDonag T, McGregor K, Popescu BA, Reiner Z, Sechtem U, Sirnes PA, Tendera M, Vardas P, Widimsky P, De Caterina R, Agewall S, Al Attar N, Andreotti F, Anker SD, Baron-Esquivias G, Berkenboom G, Chapoutot L, Cifkova R, Faggiano P, Gibbs S, Hansen HS, Iserin L, Israel CW, Kornowski R, Eizagaechevarria NM, Pepi M, Piepoli M, Priebe HJ, Scherer M, Stepinska J, Taggart D, Tubaro M; Task Force for Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment and Perioperative Cardiac Management in Non-cardiac Surgery of European Society of Cardiology (ESC); European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA). Guidelines for pre-operative cardiac risk assessment and erioperative cardiac management in non-cardiac surgery: the Task Force for Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment and Perioperative Cardiac Management in Non-cardiac Surgery of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and endorsed by the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA). Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2010 Feb;27(2):92-137

  • Nowak B, Misselwitz B; Expert committee 'Pacemaker', Institute of Quality Assurance Hessen, Erdogan A, Funck R, Irnich W, Israel CW, Olbrich HG, Schmidt H, Sperzel J, Zegelman M. Do gender differences exist in pacemaker implantation?--results of an obligatory external quality control program. Europace. 2010 Feb;12(2):210-5

  • Duray GZ, Schmitt J, Richter S, Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Arrhythmic death in implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients: a long-term study over a 10 year implantation period. Europace. 2009 Nov;11(11):1462-8

  • Israel CW. Pacemaker ECG Quiz No. 20 : Multiple ventricular extrasystoles with a little extra. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2009 Sep 16

  • Israel CW. Do some implant too many defibrillators or others too few? Europace. 2009 Aug;11(8):982-4.

  • Israel CW. Pacemaker ECG quiz: AV sequential pacing--what is happening? Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2009 Jun;20(2):90-5

  • Kirchhof P, Bax J, Blomstrom-Lundquist C, Calkins H, Camm AJ, Cappato R, Cosio F, Crijns H, Diener HC, Goette A, Israel CW, Kuck KH, Lip GY, Nattel S, Page RL, Ravens U, Schotten U, Steinbeck G, Vardas P, Waldo A, Wegscheider K, Willems S, Breithardt G. Early and comprehensive management of atrial fibrillation: executive summary of the proceedings from the 2nd AFNET-EHRA consensus conference 'research perspectives in AF'. Eur Heart J. 2009 Dec;30(24):2969-77c

  • Kirchhof P, Bax J, Blomstrom-Lundquist C, Calkins H, Camm AJ, Cappato R, Cosio F, Crijns H, Diener HC, Goette A, Israel CW, Kuck KH, Lip GY, Nattel S, Page RL, Ravens U, Schotten U, Steinbeck G, Vardas P, Waldo A, Wegscheider K, Willems S, Breithardt G. Early and comprehensive management of atrial fibrillation: proceedings from the 2nd AFNET/EHRA consensus conference on atrial fibrillation entitled 'research perspectives in atrial fibrillation'. Europace. 2009 Jul;11(7):860-85

  • Israel CW. Fast heart rate after a ventricular premature beat--what is the mechanism? Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2009 Apr;20(1):47-51

  • Israel CW. Sandwiched between the single- and triple-chamber ICD: do we still need the dual-chamber ICD? Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2008 Dec;19 Suppl 1:14-24.

  • Hemmer W, Rybak K, Markewitz A, Israel C, Krämer LI, Neuzner J, Nowak B, Pfeiffer D, Schuchert A, Wiegand U. Training requirements for transvenous implantation of pacemakers and cardioverter-defibrillators. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Feb;57(1):1-10

  • Israel CW. Optimizing the treatment of atrial fibrillation: contributions by remote monitoring. Europace. 2009 Jan;11(1):7-8

  • Duray GZ, Schmitt J, Cicek-Hartvig S, Hohnloser SH, Israel CW. Complications leading to surgical revision in implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients: comparison of patients with single-chamber, dual-chamber, and biventricular devices. Europace. 2009 Mar;11(3):297-302

  • Funck RC, Boriani G, Manolis AS, Püererfellner H, Mont L, Tukkie R, Pisapia A, Israel CW, Grovale N, Grammatico A, Padeletti L. The MINERVA study design and rationale: a controlled randomized trial to assess the clinical benefit of minimizing ventricular pacing in pacemaker patients with atrial tachyarrhythmias. Am Heart J. 2008 Sep;156(3):445-51

  • Duray GZ, Israel CW, Schmitt J, Hohnloser SH. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead disintegration at the level of the tricuspid valve. Heart Rhythm. 2008 Aug;5(8):1224-5

  • Israel CW. Transvenous pacemaker implantation in corrected Fallot tetralogy with heart failure. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2008 Jun;19(2):84-6

  • Israel CW. Effect of statins in 'upstream therapy' of atrial fibrillation: better reliability with implantable cardiac monitors. Eur Heart J. 2008 Aug;29(15):1798-9

  • Li YG, Wang QS, Israel CW, Grönefeld G, Lu SB, Ehrlich JR, Hohnloser SH. Quantitative analysis of the duration of slow conduction in the reentrant circuit of ventricular tachycardia after myocardial infarction. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 Sep;19(9):920-7

  • Ehrlich JR, Wegener FT, Anneken L, Duray G, Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Biventricular pacing does not affect microvolt T-wave alternans in heart failure patients. Heart Rhythm. 2008 Mar;5(3):348-52

  • Israel CW, Barold SS. Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation: is atrial lead implantation necessary? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Mar;31(3):263-5

  • Duray GZ, Hohnloser SH, Israel CW. Coronary sinus side branches for cardiac resynchronization therapy: prospective evaluation of availability, implant success, and procedural determinants. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2008 May;19(5):489-94

  • Israel CW. How to avoid inappropriate therapy. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2008 Jan;23(1):65-71

  • Dzemali O, Bakhtiary F, Israel CW, Ackermann H, Moritz A, Kleine P. Impact of different pacing modes on left ventricular function following cardiopulmonary bypass. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Mar;56(2):87-92

  • Li YG, Wang QS, Grönefeld G, Israel C, Lu SB, Shao Y, Ehrlich JR, Hohnloser SH. Refinement of CARTO-guided substrate modification in patients with ventricular tachycardia after myocardial infarction. Chin Med J (Engl). 2008 Jan 20;121(2):122-7

  • Pürerfellner H, Brandt J, Israel C, Sheldon T, Johnson J, Tscheliessnigg K, Sperzel J, Boriani G, Puglisi A, Milasinovic G. Comparison of two strategies to reduce ventricular pacing in pacemaker patients. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Feb;31(2):167-76

  • Duray GZ, Israel CW, Pajitnev D, Hohnloser SH. Upgrading to biventricular pacing/defibrillation systems in right ventricular paced congestive heart failure patients: prospective assessment of procedural parameters and response rate. Europace. 2008 Jan;10(1):48-52

  • Israel CW. Studying atrial fibrillation: what can we learn from the AFTherapy study? Europace. 2007 Dec;9(12):1107-9

  • Israel CW, Barold SS. Electrical storm in patients with an implanted defibrillator: a matter of definition. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2007 Oct;12(4):375-82

  • Israel CW. What is the role of the pacing rate in the prevention of atrial tachyarrhythmias? Europace. 2007 Nov;9(11):999-1001
  • Bänsch D, Kottkamp H, Grönefeld G, Vogt J, Israel C, Böcker D, Hindricks G, Kuck KH;  Quick-ICD investigators.The quick-implantable-defibrillator trial. Europace. 2007 Dec;9(12):1144-50

  • Israel CW, Pajitnev D. Pacemaker ECG quiz, 16th part: ventricular lead position. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2007 Sep;18(3):197-200

  • Lehmann R, Groenefeld G, Israel CW. Stroke complicating congenital sick sinus syndrome. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2007 Jun;18(2):105-11

  • Manegold JC, Israel CW, Ehrlich JR, Duray G, Pajitnev D, Wegener FT, Hohnloser SH. External cardioversion of atrial fibrillation in patients with implanted pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator systems: a randomized comparison of monophasic and biphasic shock energy application. Eur Heart J. 2007 Jul;28(14):1731-8

  • Duray GZ, Israel CW, Wegener FT, Hohnloser SH. Tachycardia after pacemaker implantation in a patient with complete atrioventricular block. Europace. 2007 Oct;9(10):900-3
  • Israel CW, Britten M. Progression of heart failure during cardiac resynchronization therapy: what is the cause? Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2007 Mar;18(1):45-50

  • Israel CW. Non-invasive risk stratification: prognostic implications of exercise testing. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2007 Mar;18(1):17-29

  • Israel CW. Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation--with or without atrial lead? Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2006 Dec;17(4):235-8

  • Klingenheben T, Israel CW. Use of telemedicine in the diagnosis of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and to monitor the effect of antiarrhythmic drug therapy. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2006 Dec;17(4):225-8

  • Li YG, Grönefeld G, Israel C, Lu SB, Wang QS, Hohnloser SH. Radiofrequency catheter ablation in patients with symptomatic atrial flutter/ tachycardia after orthotopic heart transplantation. Chin Med J (Engl). 2006 Dec 20;119(24):2036-41

  • Israel CW, Ehrlich JR, Britten M. Difficult AV optimization in a patient with a biventricular implantable cardioverter defibrillator Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2006 Sep;17(3):174-9

  • Hohnloser SH, Capucci A, Fain E, Gold MR, van Gelder IC, Healey J, Israel CW, Lau CP, Morillo C, Connolly SJ; ASSERT Investigators and Committees. ASymptomatic atrial fibrillation and Stroke Evaluation in pacemaker patients and the atrial fibrillation Reduction atrial pacing Trial (ASSERT). Am Heart J. 2006 Sep;152(3):442-7

  • Gillis AM, Pürerfellner H, Israel CW, Sunthorn H, Kacet S, Anelli-Monti M, Tang F, Young M, Boriani G; Medtronic Enrhythm Clinical Study Investigators. Reducing unnecessary right ventricular pacing with the managed ventricular pacing mode in patients with sinus node disease and AV block. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2006 Jul;29(7):697-705

  • Li YG, Grönefeld G, Israel C, Lu SB, Wang QS, Meng S, Hohnloser SH. Stepwise approach to substrate modification of ventricular tachycardia after myocardial infarction. Chin Med J (Engl). 2006 Jul 20;119(14):1182-9

  • Hohnloser SH, Dorian P, Roberts R, Gent M, Israel CW, Fain E, Champagne J, Connolly SJ. Effect of amiodarone and sotalol on ventricular defibrillation threshold: the optimal pharmacological therapy in cardioverter defibrillator patients (OPTIC) trial. Circulation. 2006 Jul 11;114(2):104-9

  • Israel CW, Vlachojannis GJ, Trepels T, Spyridopoulos I. Pacemaker quiz, 12th part. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2006 Jun;17(2):112-5

  • Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Acute severe cardiac decompensation during cardiac resynchronization therapy: what is the cause? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2006 Jun;29(6):632-6

  • Israel CW, Neubauer H, Olbrich HG, Hartung W, Treusch S, Hohnloser SH; BEATS Study Investigators. Incidence of atrial tachyarrhythmias in pacemaker patients: results from the Balanced Evaluation of Atrial Tachyarrhythmias in Stimulated patients (BEATS) study. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2006 Jun;29(6):582-8

  • Israel CW. The role of pacing mode in the development of atrial fibrillation. Europace. 2006 Feb;8(2):89-95

  • Israel CW, Butter C. Indication for cardiac resynchronization therapy: Consensus 2005 Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2006;17 Suppl 1:I80-6

  • Nowak B, Hemmer W, Israel CW, Krämer LI, Neuzner J, Pfeiffer D, Rybak K, Schuchert A, Wiegand UK. Statement of the Working Group of the Germany Society on the safety of asynchronous ventricular pacemaker stimulation Clin Res Cardiol. 2006 Jan;95(1):57-60

  • Pajitnev D, Israel CW. Pacemaker quiz Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2006 Mar;17(1):47-50

  • Silberbauer J, Sulke N, Israel CW, Edvardsson N, Mont L, Kautzner J, Ritter P, Camm AJ. Pacemaker selection: time for a rethinking of complex pacing systems. Eur Heart J. 2006 May;27(9):1126-7

  • Duray G, Richter S, Manegold J, Israel CW, Grönefeld G, Hohnloser SH. Efficacy and safety of ICD therapy in a population of elderly patients treated with optimal background medication. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2005 Dec;14(3):169-73

  • Richter S, Duray G, Israel CW, Groenefeld G, Hohnloser SH. Beat-to-beat cycle length variation during narrow QRS complex tachycardia: what is the mechanism? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2005 Dec;28(12):1317-9

  • Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Automated external defibrillation in emergency medical systems: what has been achieved and where to go? Eur Heart J. 2006 Mar;27(5):508-9

  • Israel CW. Pacemaker--EKG--Quiz Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2005 Dec;16(4):284-6. German. No abstract available.

  • Richter S, Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Apropos "tachycardia begets tachycardia". Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2005 Nov;28(11):1223-5

  • Duray G, Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Recent primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator trials. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2006 Jan;21(1):15-9

  • Israel CW, Manegold JC. Pacemaker-ECG quiz Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2005 Sep;16(3):219-23
  • Pajitnev D, Israel CW, Hohnloser SH, Barold SS. The "inverse 2:1 lock-in" response to atrial flutter. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2005 Sep;28(9):982-4

  • Barold SS, Israel CW, Herweg B. Mode switching of dual chamber pacemakers from activation of a blanked flutter search algorithm by a single atrial event. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2005 Sep;28(9):917-20

  • Israel CW, Pajitnev D. Pacemaker-ekg-quiz Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2005 Jun;16(2):127-30

  • Israel CW, Grönefeld G. Technical requirements for early defibrillation: what are the capabilities of automated external defibrillators Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2005 Jun;16(2):84-93

  • Grönefeld G, Manegold J, Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. ICD therapy in coronary artery disease. A reappraisal in 2005. Herz. 2005 Mar;30(2):82-6

  • Israel CW. Pacemaker-EKG-Quiz Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol.
    2005 Mar;16(1):63-8

  • Schuchert A, Aydin MA, Israel C, Gaby G, Paul V. Atrial pacing and sensing characteristics in heart failure patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy. Europace. 2005 Mar;7(2):165-9

  • Israel CW. Is there a role for pacing in the prevention of atrial tachyarrhythmias? Europace. 2004 Sep;6(5):380-3

  • Li YG, Grönefeld G, Israel C, Hohnloser SH. Catheter ablation of frequently recurring ventricular fibrillation in a patient after aortic valve repair. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2004 Jan;15(1):90-3

  • Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Electrophysiologic refinement of risk stratification: can we achieve the goal? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2004 Feb;15(2):177-8

  • Hügl B, Israel CW, Unterberg C, Lawo T, Geller JC, Kennis IM, Euler DE, Koehler JL, Hettrick DA; AT500 Verification Study Investigators. Incremental programming of atrial anti-tachycardia pacing therapies in bradycardia-indicated patients: effects on therapy efficacy and atrial tachyarrhythmia burden. Europace. 2003 Oct;5(4):403-9

  • Israel CW, Grönefeld G, Ehrlich JR, Li YG, Hohnloser SH. Long-term risk of recurrent atrial fibrillation as documented by an implantable monitoring device: implications for optimal patient care. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Jan 7;43(1):47-52.

  • Israel CW, Barold SS. Can implantable devices detect and pace-terminate atrial fibrillation? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2003 Oct;26(10):1923-5

  • Israel CW, Grönefeld G, Ehrlich JR, Li YG, Hohnloser SH. Prevention of immediate reinitiation of atrial tachyarrhythmias by high-rate overdrive pacing: results from a prospective randomized trial. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2003 Sep;14(9):954-9

  • Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Pacing to prevent atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2003 Sep;14(9 Suppl):S20-6

  • Ehrlich JR, Schadow K, Steul K, Zhang GQ, Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Prediction of early recurrence of atrial fibrillation after external cardioversion by means of P wave signal-averaged electrocardiogram. Z Kardiol. 2003 Jul;92(7):540-6

  • Israel CW, Ehrlich JR, Grönefeld G, Li YG, Hohnloser SH. Immediate reinitiation of atrial tachyarrhythmias after spontaneous restoration of sinus rhythm in patients with an implanted monitoring device. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2003 Jun;26(6):1317-25

  • Grönefeld GC, Wegener F, Israel CW, Teupe C, Hohnloser SH. Thromboembolic risk of patients referred for radiofrequency catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter without prior appropriate anticoagulation therapy. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2003 Jan;26(1 Pt 2):323-7

  • Li YG, Grönefeld G, Israel C, Bogun F, Hohnloser SH. Bundle branch reentrant tachycardia in patients with apparent normal His-Purkinje conduction: the role of functional conduction impairment. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2002 Dec;13(12):1233-9

  • Grönefeld GC, Israel CW, Padmanabhan V, Koehler J, Cuijpers A, Hohnloser SH; WorldWide Gem DR Study Group. Ventricular rate stabilization for the prevention of pause dependent ventricular tachyarrhythmias: results from a prospective study in 309 ICD recipients. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002 Dec;25(12):1708-14

  • Israel CW, Grönefeld G, Li YG, Hohnloser SH. Usefulness of atrial pacing for prevention and termination of atrial tachyarrhythmias in a patient with persistent atrial fibrillation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002 Oct;25(10):1527-9

  • Israel CW, Barold SS. Failure of atrial flutter detection by a pacemaker with a dedicated atrial flutter detection algorithm. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002 Aug;25(8):1274-7

  • Nowak B, Israel CW, Gascon D, Knops M, Campanale G, Lellouche D, Hartung W, Pascotto R, Manolis A, Blanc P, Martinez JG, Timmermans AJ. Single-lead VDD-pacing system incorporating high impedance stimulation: a multicentre study. Europace. 2002 Apr;4(2):129-35

  • Israel CW. Analysis of mode switching algorithms in dual chamber pacemakers. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2002 Mar;25(3):380-93

  • Grönefeld G, Kleine P, Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. "Twiddler syndrome" in a subpectorally implanted cardioverter defibrillator. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2002 Jan;13(1):94

  • Israel CW, Grönefeld G, Ehrlich JR, Hohnloser SH. Suppression of atrial tachyarrhythmias by pacing. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2002 Jan;13(1 Suppl):S31-9

  • Israel CW, Hügl B, Unterberg C, Lawo T, Kennis I, Hettrick D, Hohnloser SH: Pace-Termination and pacing for prevention of atrial tachyarrhythmias: Results from a multicenter study with an implantable device for atrial therapy. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2001; 12:1121-1128

  • Israel CW. Mode-switching algorithms: programming and usefulness Herz. 2001 Feb;26(1):2-17

  • Israel CW, Gascon D, Nowak B, Campanale G, Pascotto P, Hartung W, Lellouche D: Diagnostic value of stored electrograms in single-lead VDD systems. PACE 2000; 23:1801-1804.

  • Israel CW, Lawo T, Lemke B, Grönefeld G, Hohnloser SH: Atrial pacing for prevention of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: First results of a new combined algorithm. PACE 2000;23:1888-1891.

  • Israel CW, Gronefeld G, Iscolo N, Stoppler C, Hohnloser SH. Discrimination between ventricular and supraventricular tachycardia by dual chamber cardioverter defibrillators: importance of the atrial sensing function. PACE 2001;24:183-190.

  • Ehrlich JR, Zhang GQ, Israel CW, Hohnloser SH: P-Wellen Signalmittelungs-EKG: Normalwerte und Reproduzierbarkeit. Z Kardiol 2001; 90:170-176.

  • Israel CW, Barold SS. Advances in Device Memory Capabilities: Towards Pacemaker Systems as a Permanent Implantable Cardiac Rhythm Monitor. Am J Cardiol 2001;88:442-445.

  • Israel CW, Ehrlich JR, Grönefeld G, Klesius A, Lawo T, Lemke B, Hohnloser SH: Prevalence, characteristics, and clinical implications of regular atrial tachyarrhythmias in patients with atrial fibrillation: Insights from a study using a new implantable device. J Am Coll Cardiol 2001; 38:355-363.

  • Israel CW. Conflicting issues in permanent right atrial lead positioning. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2000 Nov;23(11 Pt 1):1581-4

  • Israel CW, Hohnloser SH. Current status of dual-sensor pacemaker systems for correction of chronotropic incompetence. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Nov 2;86(9A):86K-94K

  • Israel CW, Neubauer H, Ossowski A, Hohnloser SH. Why did mode switching occur? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2000 Sep;23(9):1422-4

  • Israel C, Klingenheben T, Grönefeld G, Hohnloser SH. Adenosine-induced atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2000 Jul;11(7):825

  • Israel CW, Kruse I, van Mechelen R, Kroes G, Heynen H, Lokhoff N. Results of a Preshaped Lead for Single-Pass VDD/DDD Stimulation. PACE 1999; 22:1314-1320

  • Meine M, Hexamer M, Werner J, Israel CW, Mügge A, Lemke B, Barmeyer J. Influence of the pacing rate on the atrioventricular conduction time during aerobic and anaerobic exercise: basic concepts for a dromotropically controlled rate responsive pacemaker. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1999 Dec;22(12):1782-91

  • Meine M, Hexamer M, Werner J, Israel CW, Lemke B, Barmeyer J. Relationship between atrioventricular delay and oxygen consumption in patients with sick sinus syndrome: relevance to rate responsive pacing. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1999 Jul;22(7):1054-63

  • Meine M, Hexamer M, Werner J, Israel CW, Lemke B, Barmeyer J. Control algorithm for the "dromotropic" cardiac pacemaker concept Biomed Tech (Berl). 1998;43 Suppl:350-1

  • Israel CW, Böckenförde JB. Pacemaker event counters: possible sources of error in calculation of AV synchrony in VDD single lead systems as an example for present limitations. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1998 Mar;21(3):489-93

  • Israel CW, Weber K, Floren E, Böckenförde JB. VDD pacemaker in the therapy of AV blocks. Indications, implantation and aftercare Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 1997 Sep 26;122(39):1189-94

  • Weber K, Israel CW. Ergebnisse der Frequenzanalyse des signalgemittelten EKG mit spektrotemporalem Mapping im Vergleich zur Zeitanalyse bei Herzgesunden. Biomed Technik 1996; 41:240-241

  • Israel CW, Wegener M, Adamek RJ, Bitsch T, Weber K, Ricken D. Severe pneumonitis as a complication of low-dose methotrexate therapy in psoriasis-associated polyarthritis. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 1995 Apr 28;120(17):603-8