Scientific Papers - 2014
  • Ling LH, McLellan AJ, Taylor AJ, Iles LM, Ellims AH, Kumar S, Teh A, Lee G, Wong MC, Azzopardi S, Sellenger MA, Morton JB, Kalman JM, Kistler PM. Magnetic Resonance Post-Contrast T1 Mapping in the Human Atrium: Validation and Impact on Clinical Outcome Following Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Heart Rhythm 2014;11(9):1551-9.

  • McLellan A, Ling LH, Azzopardi S, Ellims AH, Iles LM, Sellenger M, Morton J, Kalman JM, Taylor AJ, Kistler PM. Diffuse Ventricular Fibrosis Measured by T1 Mapping on Cardiac MRI Predicts Success of Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2014;7(5):834-40.

  • Ellims AH, Iles LM, Ling LH, Chong B, Mocciocca I, Slavin FS, Hare JL, Kaye DM, Marasco SF, McLean CA, James PA, du Sart, Desiree, Taylor AJ. A comprehensive evaluation of myocardial fibrosis in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging – linking genotype with phenotype. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014;15(10):1108-16.

  • Ellims AH, Taylor AJ, Mariani JA, Ling LH, Iles LM, Maeder MT, Kaye DM. Evaluating the Utility of Circulating Biomarkers of Collagen Synthesis in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Circ Heart Fail. 2014;7(2):271-8.

  • McLellan AJ, Ling LH; Ruggiero D, Wong MC, Walters TE, Nisbet A, Shetty AK, Azzopardi S; Taylor AJ, Morton JB, Kalman JM, Kistler PM. Pulmonary vein isolation: the impact of pulmonary venous anatomy on long term outcome of catheter ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm 2014;11(4):549-56.

  • Pang BJ, Joshi SB, Lui EH, Tacey MA, Ling LH, Alison J, Seneviratne SK, Cameron JD, Mond HG. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2014;37(4):495-504.

 

 

  • Ling LH,* Ullah W,* Prabhu S, Lee G, Kistler P, Finlay MC, Earley MJ, Sporton S, Bashir Y, Betts TR, Rajappan K, Thomas G, Duncan E, Staniforth A, Mann I, Chow A, Lambiase P, Schilling RJ, Hunter RJ. Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure: impact of maintaining sinus rhythm on heart failure status and long term rates of stroke and death. Europace 2015 in press.

  • Ling LH,* Prabhu S,* Ullah W, Hunter RJ, Schilling RJ, McLellan A, Earley M, Sporton S, Voskoboinik A, Blusztein D, Mariani J, Lee G, Taylor A, Kalman JM, Kistler PK. The impact of known heart disease on long term outcomes of catheter ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation and left ventricular systolic dysfunction – a multicentre international study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2015 in press.

  • Ling LH, Kalman JM, Kistler, PK, Schilling RJ, Hunter RJ. Co-morbidity of atrial fibrillation and heart failure. Nat Rev Cardiol 2015 in press.

  • Ling LH, Kistler PM. The patient with palpitations: cardiac, systemic, or psychosomatic? Medicine Today 2015;16(10):43-47.

  • Ullah W, Hunter RJ, Baker V, Ling LH, Dhinoja MB, Sporton S, Earley MJ, Schilling RJ. The Impact of Catheter Contact Force on Human Left Atrial Electrogram Characteristics in Sinus Rhythm and Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015; Jul 7. pii: CIRCEP.114.002483.

  • Ling LH,* McLellan A,* Azzopardi S, Lee GA, Lee G, Kumar S, Wong MC, Walters TE, Lee JM, Looi KL, Halloran K, Stiles MK, Lever NA, Fynn SP, Heck PM, Sanders P, Morton JB, Kalman JM, Kistler PM. A minimal or maximal ablation strategy to achieve pulmonary vein isolation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a prospective multi-centre randomized controlled trial (the Minimax study). Eur Heart J. 2015 Apr 28. pii: ehv139.

  • Breitenstein A, Glanzmann M, Falk V, Maisano F, Stämpfli SF, Holy EW, Finlay M, Ling LH, Schilling RJ, Lüscher TF, Steffel J, Camici GG. Increased prothrombotic profile in the left atrial appendage of atrial fibrillation patients. Int J Cardiol. 2015;185:250-255.

  • Kumar S, Brown G, Sutherland F, Morgan J, Andrews D, Ling LH, McLellan A, Lee G, Robinson T, Heck P, Halloran K, Morton J, Kistler P, Kalman J, Sparks P. The Transesophageal Echo Probe may Contribute to Esophageal injury after Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation under General Anesthesia: A Preliminary Observation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2015;26(2):119-26. 

 

 

Scientific Papers - 2012
  • Ling LH, Khammy O, Amirahmadi F, Foster A, Buxton K, Marshall T, Zhang L, dos Remedios C, Chen C, Kaye D. Irregular rhythm adversely affects calcium handling in the ventricular myocardium: Implications for the interaction between heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Circ Heart Fail 2012;5(6):786-793.

  • Ling LH, Kistler PM, Ellims AH, Iles LM, Lee G, Hughes GL, Kalman KJ, Kaye DM, Taylor AJ. Diffuse ventricular fibrosis in atrial fibrillation: Non-invasive evaluation and relationships with ageing and systolic dysfunction. J Am Coll Cardiol 2012;60(23):2402-2408.

  • Ellims AH, Iles LM, Ling LH, Hare JL, Kaye DM, Taylor AJ. Diffuse myocardial fibrosis in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy can be identified by cardiovascular magnetic resonance, and is associated with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2012;14(1):76.

  • Lee GA, Stub D, Ling LH. Atrial fibrillation in the elderly – not a benign condition. 2012;20:221-227.

  • Wu H, Ling LH, Lee G, Kistler PM. Successful catheter ablation of incessant atrial tachycardia in pregnancy using three-dimensional electroanatomical mapping with minimal radiation. Intern Med J 2012;42(6):709-712.

  • Wheeler A, Beltrame J, Tucker G, Air T, Ling LH, Schrader G. Depression and 5-year mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction: Analaysis of the IDACC database. Aust N Z Psychiatry 2012;46(7):669-675.

  • Kumar S, Ling LH, Halloran K, Morton JB, Spence SJ, Joseph S, Kistler PM, Sparks PB, Kalman JM. Esophageal hematoma after atrial fibrillation ablation: incidence, clinical features, and sequelae of esophageal injury of a different sort. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2012;5(4):701-705.

  • Elsik M, Teh A, Ling LH, Virdee M, Parameshwar J, Fynn SP, Kistler PM. Supraventricular arrhythmias late after orthotopic cardiac transplantation: electrocardiographic and electrophysiological characterization and radiofrequency ablation. Europace 2012;14(10):1498-1505.

  • Medi C, Kalman JM, Ling LH, The AW, Lee G, Spence SJ, Kaye DM, Kistler PM. Atrial electrical and structural remodelling associated with longstanding pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular hypertrophy in humans. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2012;23(6):614-620.

  • Teh AW, Kalman JM, Lee G, Medi C, Heck PM, Ling LH, Kumar S, Spence SJ, Morton JB, Kistler PM. Electroanatomic remodelling of the pulmonary veins associated with age. Europace 2012;14(1)46-51. 

 

 

Scientific Papers - 2013
  • Fang L, Beale A, Ellims AH, Moore XL, , Taylor AJ, Chin-Dusting J, Dart AM. Associations between fibrocytes and postcontrast myocardial T1 times in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Oct 14;2(5):e000270. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.113.000270.

  • Ling LH, Kalman JM, Ellims AH, Iles L, Medi C, Sherratt C, Kaye DM, Hare J, Kistler PM, Taylor AJ. Diffuse ventricular fibrosis is a late outome of tachycardia-mediated cardiomyopathy following successful ablation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2013;6(4):697-704.

  • Ling LH, McLellan AJ, Taylor, AJ, Ellims, AH, Iles LM, Lee G, Kumar S, Lee GA, Teh A, Medi C, Kaye DM, Kalman JM, Kistler PM. Sinus rhythm restores ventricular function in patients with cardiomyopathy and no late gadolinium enhancement on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging who undergo catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm 2013;10(9):1334-1339.

  • Kumar S, Haqqani HM, Chan M, Lee J, Yudi M, Wong M, Morton JN, Ling LH, Robinson T, Heck PM, Kelland NF, Halloran K, Spence SJ, Kistler PM, Kalman JM. Predictive value of impedance changes for real-time contact force measurements during catheter ablation of atrial arrhythmias in humans. Heart Rhythm 2013;10(7):962-969.

  • Wong MC, Kalman JM, Ling LH, Medi C, The A, Lee G, Kumar S, Morton JB, Kistler PM. Left septal atrial tachycardias: Electrocardiographic and electrophysiologic characterization of a paraseptal focus. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2013;24(4):413-8.

 

 

Scientific Papers - 2011 and earlier
  • Ling LH, Kistler PM. Multielectrode catheter ablation: Linear ablation made easy? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011;22(7):746-747.

  • Ling LH, Chik W, Averbuj P, Pati P, Sverdlov A, Ngo D, Morris RG, Sallustio B, Horowitz JD. Effects of aging, renal dysfunction, left ventricular systolic impairment, and weight on steady state of perhexiline. Ther Drug Monit 2011; 33(2):251-256.

  • Lee G, Kalman JM, Vohra JK, Teh A, Medi C, Ling LH, Kistler PM. Dissociated pulmonary vein potentials followingantral pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation: impact on long-term outcome. Heart 2011;97(7):579-584.

  • Ling LH, Marchant C, Buckley NA, Prior M, Irvine RJ. Poisoning with the recreational drug paramethoxyamphetamine. Med J Aust 2001; 174:453-455.

 

 

Abstracts - 2015
  • Ling LH, Hunter RJ, Ullah W, Breitenstein A, Finlay M, Aaisha O, Horan S, Brüggenjürgen B, Darius H, De Caterina R, Iqbal K, Le Heuzey JY, Kirchhof P, Schmitt J, Zamorano JL, Schilling RJ. Sinus rhythm and quality of life in the age of modern therapies for AF: Results form the PREFER in AF registry, ECAS 2015 (Paris).

 

 

Abstracts - 2012
  • Ling LH, Andrew AJ, Ellims AH, Iles LM, Teh A, Lee F, Wong M, Kalman JM, Kaye DM, Kistler PM. Patients with lone atrial fibrillation harbour diffuse ventricular fibrosis. Heart Rhythm 2012.

  • Ling LH, Taylor AJ, Iles LM, Ellims AH, Teh A, Lee G, Wong, M, Kalman JM, Kistler PM. Validation of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance T1 mapping of the human atrium – quantification of remodelling associated with atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm 2012.

  • Ling LH, Taylor AJ, Andris EH, Iles LM, Teh A, Lee G, Michael W, Kaye DM, Kalman JM, Kistler PM. Diffuse ventricular fibrosis in atrial fibrillation is associated with aging, ejection fraction, and body mass index. Heart Rhythm 2012.

  • Ling LH, Taylor AJ, Medi C, Ellims AH, Iles LM, Teh A, Lee G, Kaye DM, Kalman JM, Kistler PM. Magnetic resonance imaging identifies persistent left ventricular dilatation and diffuse fibrosis long after functional recovery in tachycardia-mediated cardiomyopathy: a 5-year follow up study. Heart Rhythm 2012.

  • Byrne M, Ling L, Khammy O, Williams D, Kaye D. Molecular Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation Induced Heart Failure. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Ellims A, Iles L, Ling LH, Hare J, Kaye D, Taylor AJ. Diffuse Myocardial Fibrosis in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Identified by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging is Associated with Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Ling LH, Kistler P, Ellims A, Iles L, The A, Lee F, Wong M, Hughes G, Kaye D, Kalman J, Taylor AJ. Diffuse Ventricular Fibrosis in Atrial Fibrillation is Associated With Aging, Ejection Fraction, and Body Mass Index. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Healy S, Ling LH, Adam D, Kotschet E, Bittinger L, Alison J, Cameron J, Meredith I. Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation Performed as a Day Procedure: A Five Year Single Centre Experience. Heart lung circ 2012

  • Ling LH, Kistler P, Medi C, Ellims A, Iles L, Teh A, Lee G, Sherratt C, Kaye D, Kalman J, Taylor AJ. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Identifies Persistent Left Ventricular Dilatation and Diffuse Fibrosis Long After Functional Recovery in Tachycardia-Mediated Cardiomyopathy: A Five-Year Follow-up Study. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Ling LH, Taylor AJ, Ellims L, Teh A, Lee G, Wong M, Kaye D, Kalman J, Kistler P. Patients with Lone Atrial Fibrillation Harbor Diffuse Ventricular Fibrosis. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Prabhu S, Lee F, Ling LH, Nanayakkara S, Blusztein D, Rahul S, Kistler P. Pulmonary Vein Isolation Plus Roof Line for Patients with Persistent AF. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Ling LH, Kistler P, Medi C, Ellims A, Iles L, Teh A, Lee G, Sherratt C, Kaye D, Kalman J, Taylor AJ. Subtle Left Ventricular Dysfunction Persists Long After Curative Arrhythmia Ablation in Tachycardia-Mediated Cardiomyopathy. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Ling LH, Taylor AJ, Iles L, Ellims A, Teh A, Lee G, Wong M, Sellenger M, Kistler PM, Kalman J. Validation of Contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance T1 Mapping of the Human Atrium – Quantification of Remodelling Associated with Atrial Fibrillation. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Kumar S, Ling LH, Halloran K, Morton J, Joseph S, Kistler PM, Spence S, Sparks P, Kalman J. Incidence, Clinical Features and Risk Factors Predisposing to Severe Oesophageal Injury from Transoesophageal Echocardiography During Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Characterising Oesophageal Injury of a Different Sort. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Healy S, Ling LH, Adam D, Krafchek J, Kostchet E, Alison J, Cameron J, Meredith I. Day Case Electrophysiology Studies: A Five-Year Single Centre Experience. Heart lung circ 2012.

  • Ling LH, Healy S, Adam D, Bittinger L, Alison J. Pulmonary Vein Isolation Using Cryoballoon Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation – Early Clinical Experience. Heart lung circ 2012.

 

 

Abstracts - 2011 and earlier
  • Ling LH, Amirahmadi F, Khammy O, Foster A, Zhang L, dos Remedios C, Chen C, Kaye D. Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on Ventricular Ion Channel and Gap Junction Expression. Heart lung circ 2011

  • Ellims A, Iles L, Ling LH, Hare J, Kaye D, Taylor A. Diffuse Myocardial Fibrosis in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Can Be Detected by Cardiac MRI and Correlates with Left Ventricular Filling Pressure. Heart lung circ 2011.

  • Ling LH, Amirahmadi F, Foster A, Khammy O, Stevenson L, Buxton K, Zhang L, dos Remedios C, Chen C, Kaye D. Atrial fibrillation adversely affects ventricular calcium handling and function via irregular ventricular rhythm. Heart Rhythm 2011.

  • Ling LH, Khammy O, Amirahmadi F, Foster A, Zhang L, dos Remedios C, Chen C, Kaye D. Impact of atrial fibrillation on ventricular ion channel expression. Heart Rhythm 2011.

  • Geoff Lee, Roberts-Thompson K, Spence, SJ, Teh A, Kumar S, Heck P, Ling LH, Goldblatt C, Kalman JM. Prevalence of complex fractionated atrial electrograms in Human Long Lasting Persistent AF. High density epicardial mapping demonstrates significant variability according to CFAE definition. Heart Rhythm 2011.

  • Geoff Lee, Roberts-Thompson K, Spence, SJ, Teh A, Kumar S, Heck P, Ling LH, Goldblatt C, Kalman JM. High density epicardial mapping of human atrial fibrillation: Spatial relationship between complex electrograms and regions of high dominant frequency. Heart Rhythm 2011.

  • Maros E, Ling LH, Teh A, Parameshwar J, Virdee M, Fynn S, Kistler PM. Atrial tachyarrhythmias late after orthotopic cardiac transplantation: Electrocardiographic and electrophysiologic characterisation and radiofrequency ablation. Heart Rhythm 2011.

  • Heck PM, The A, Lee G, Medi C, Ling LH, Kumar S, Kistler PM, Sparks P, Morton J, Kalman JM. Cristal Atrial tachycardias: Clinical and electrophysiologic characteristics and comparison with atrial tachycardias from other locations. Heart Rhythm 2011.

  • Ling LH, Ellims Andris, Lee G, Teh A, Medi C, Kaye D, Taylor A, Kistler PM. Impact of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation among patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction. National Heart Foundation Conference Mar 2011.

  • Ling LH, Ellims A , Lee G, The A, Medi C, Kaye D , Tayor A, Kistler P. Late Gadolinium Enhancement on Cardiac MRI Predicts Response to Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in Patients with Heart Failure.Heart lung circ Jan 2011.

  • Beale A, Fang L, Ellims A, Ling LH, Taylor AJ. Fibrocytes, a Novel Fibroblast-like Population, are Increased in Cardiac Fibrosis. Heart lung circ Jan 2011.

  • Ling LH, Amirahmadi F, Foster A, Khammy O, Stevenson L, Buxton K, Zhang L, dos Remedios C, ChenC, Kaye D. Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on Ventricular Calcium Handling and Contractile Function: The Role of Irregularity. Heart lung circ 2010.

  • Ling LH, Chik W, Averbuj P, Pati P, Sverdlov A, Morris R, Sallustio B. Preventing Perhexiline Toxicity: Advanced Age But Not Heart Failure as Determinants of Pharmacokinetics. Heart lung circ 2009.

  • Ling LH, Taylor AJ, Medi C, Teh A, Kistler PM. A Comparison of CT Versus MR Image Integration for Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Heart lung circ 2009.

  • Averbuj P, Pati P, Chik W, Ling LH, Morris R, Sallustio B, Sverdlov A, Horowitz J. Steady State Kinetics of Perhexiline is Independent of Renal Function. Heart lung circ 2008.

  • Ling LH, Marchant C, Buckley NA, Prior M, Irvine RJ. Poisoning with the recreational drug paramethoxyamphetamine. AMSS Conference 2001.

 

* Denotes co-first author.

 

 

  • Ling LH, Taylor AJ, Ellims AH, Iles LM, Lee, G, Kumar S, Lee, G, Teh A, Medi C, Kaye DM, Kalman JM, Kistler PM. Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in Patients with Cardiomyopathy and No Delayed Enhancement On Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Sinus Rhythm Restores Ventricular Function. Heart Rhythm 2013.

 

 

Abstracts - 2013
Abstracts - 2014
  • Ling LH, Bruggenjurgen B, Darius H, De Caterina R, Iqbal K, Le Heuzey JY, Paulus K, Schmitt J, Zamorano JL,Schilling RJ. Sociodemographic and cardiovascular status but not anticoagulant choice independently predict quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation: results from the PREFER in AF registry. Heart Rhythm Congress, UK 2014 (Birmingham).

  • Ling LH, Bruggenjurgen B, Darius H, De Caterina R, Iqbal K, Le Heuzey JY, Paulus K, Schmitt J, Zamorano JL,Schilling RJ. Sociodemographic and cardiovascular status but not anticoagulant choice independently predict quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation: results from the PREFER in AF registry. European Society of Cardiology 2014 (Barcelona).

 

 

Scientific Papers - 2015

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