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Hemal Weerasooriya

Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M510), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 2347 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
20072018
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Research Output 2007 2018

  • 2347 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 19 Article
  • 2 Letter
  • 2 Review article
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

BioMonitor 2 Pilot Study: Early experience with implantation of the Biotronik BioMonitor 2 implantable cardiac monitor

BioMonitor 2 Study Investigators, Dec 2018, In : Heart Lung and Circulation. 27, 12, p. 1462-1466 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017
21 Citations (Scopus)
Atrial Fibrillation
Pulmonary Veins
Electrocardiography
Recurrence
5 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic resonance imaging-compatible circular mapping catheter: an in vivo feasibility and safety study

Elbes, D., Magat, J., Govari, A., Ephrath, Y., Vieillot, D., Beeckler, C., Weerasooriya, R., Jais, P. & Quesson, B., Mar 2017, In : Europace. 19, 3, p. 458-464 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
18 Citations (Scopus)

Radiofrequency Ablation Versus Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Meta-Analysis of Quality of Life, Morbidity, and Mortality

Siontis, K. C., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Katritsis, G. D., Noseworthy, P. A., Packer, D. L., Hummel, J. D., Jais, P., Krittayaphong, R., Mont, L., Morillo, C. A., Nielsen, J. C., Oral, H., Pappone, C., Santinelli, V., Weerasooriya, H., Wilber, D. J., Gersh, B. J., Josephson, M. E. & Katritsis, D. G., 2016, In : JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. 2, 2, p. 170-180 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Atrial Fibrillation
Meta-Analysis
Quality of Life
Morbidity
28 Citations (Scopus)

Redefining the Blanking Period after Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: Insights from the ADVICE (Adenosine Following Pulmonary Vein Isolation to Target Dormant Conduction Elimination) Trial

Willems, S., Khairy, P., Andrade, J. G., Hoffmann, B. A., Levesque, S., Verma, A., Weerasooriya, R., Novak, P., Arentz, T., Deisenhofer, I., Rostock, T., Steven, D., Rivard, L., Guerra, P. G., Dyrda, K., Mondesert, B., Dubuc, M., Thibault, B., Talajic, M., Roy, D. & 2 othersNattel, S. & MacLe, L., 2016, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 9, 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter Ablation
Pulmonary Veins
Adenosine
Atrial Fibrillation
Recurrence
2015
98 Citations (Scopus)

Adenosine-guided pulmonary vein isolation for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: An international, multicentre, randomised superiority trial

Macle, L., Khairy, P., Weerasooriya, H., Novak, P., Verma, A., Willems, S., Arentz, T., Deisenhofer, I., Veenhuyzen, G., Scavée, C., Jaïs, P., Puererfellner, H., Levesque, S., Andrade, J. G., Rivard, L., Guerra, P. G., Dubuc, M., Thibault, B., Talajic, M., Roy, D. & 1 othersNattel, S., 2015, In : The Lancet. 386, 9994, p. 672-679

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Veins
Adenosine
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Therapeutics
782 Citations (Scopus)

Approaches to catheter ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation

Verma, A., Jiang, C., Betts, T. R., Chen, J., Deisenhofer, I., Mantovan, R., Macle, L., Morillo, C. A., Haverkamp, W., Weerasooriya, H., Albenque, J. P., Nardi, S., Menardi, E., Novak, P. & Sanders, P., 2015, In : The New England Journal of Medicine. 372, 19, p. 1812-1822

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter Ablation
Pulmonary Veins
Atrial Fibrillation
Mitral Valve
Guidelines
19 Citations (Scopus)

Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Anselmino, M., Matta, M., D'Ascenzo, F., Pappone, C., Santinelli, V., Bunch, T. J., Neumann, T., Schilling, R. J., Hunter, R. J., Noelker, G., Fiala, M., Frontera, A., Thomas, G., Katritsis, D., Jais, P., Weerasooriya, H., Kalman, J. M. & Gaita, F., 2015, In : Europace. 17, 10, p. 1518-1525

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter Ablation
Atrial Fibrillation
Meta-Analysis
Diabetes Mellitus
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
26 Citations (Scopus)

Lowcontact force and force-time integral predict early recovery and dormant conduction revealed by adenosine after pulmonary vein isolation

Le Polain De Waroux, J. B., Weerasooriya, H., Anvardeen, K., Barbraud, C., Marchandise, S., De Meester, C., Goesaert, C., Reis, I. & Scavee, C., 2015, In : Europace. 17, 6, p. 877-883

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pulmonary Veins
Adenosine
Veins
Adenosine Triphosphate
Catheter Ablation
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

Atrial fibrillation: Risk is still not well controlled let alone ablated

Thompson, P. & Weerasooriya, H., 2014, In : Clinical Therapeutics. 36, 9, p. 1132-1134

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Contemporary challenges of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation

Weerasooriya, H., Shah, A. J., Hocini, M., Jaïs, P. & Haïssaguerre, M., 2014, In : Clinical Therapeutics. 36, 9, p. 1145-1150

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter Ablation
Atrial Fibrillation
Pulmonary Veins
Fibrosis
Ablation Techniques
2012
43 Citations (Scopus)

Adenosine Following Pulmonary Vein Isolation to Target Dormant Conduction Elimination (ADVICE): Methods and Rationale

Macle, L., Khairy, P., Verma, A., Weerasooriya, H., Willems, S., Arentz, T., Novak, P., Veenhuyzen, G., Scavée, C., Skanes, A., Puererfellner, H., Jaïs, P., Khaykin, Y., Rivard, L., Guerra, P. G., Dubuc, M., Thibault, B., Talajic, M., Roy, D. & Nattel, S., 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 28, p. 184-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

285 Citations (Scopus)

Elimination of local abnormal ventricular activities : A new end point for substrate modification in patients with scar-related ventricular tachycardia

Jaïs, P., Maury, P., Khairy, P., Sacher, F., Nault, I., Komatsu, Y., Hocini, M., Forclaz, A., Jadidi, A. S., Weerasooryia, H., Shah, A., Derval, N., Cochet, H., Knecht, S., Miyazaki, S., Linton, N., Rivard, L., Wright, M., Wilton, S. B., Scherr, D. & 9 othersPascale, P., Roten, L., Pederson, M., Bordachar, P., Laurent, F., Kim, S. J., Ritter, P., Clementy, J. & Haïssaguerre, M., 2012, In : Circulation. 125, p. 2184-2196

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
557 Citations (Scopus)

Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: Are results maintained at 5 years of follow-up?

Weerasooriya, H., Khairy, P., Litalien, J., Macle, L., Hocini, M., Sacher, F., Lellouche, N., Knecht, S., Wright, M., Nault, I., Miyazaki, S., Scavee, C., Clementy, J., Haissaguerre, M. & Jais, P., 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 57, p. 160-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2009
150 Citations (Scopus)

A Deductive Mapping Strategy for Atrial Tachycardia Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation : Importance of Localized Reentry

Jais, P., Matsuo, S., Knecht, S., Weerasooriya, H., Hocini, M., Sacher, F., Wright, M., Nault, I., Lellouche, N., Klein, G., Clementy, J. & Haissaguerre, M., 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 5, p. 480-491

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tachycardia
Atrial Fibrillation
Catheter Ablation
Prospective Studies
35 Citations (Scopus)

Catheter Ablation of Atrial Tachcardia Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

Weerasooriya, H., Jais, P., Wright, M., Matsuo, S., Knecht, S., Nault, I., Sacher, F., Deplagne, A., Bordachar, P., Hocini, M. & Haissaguerre, M., 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 7, p. 833-38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheter Ablation
Atrial Fibrillation
Tachycardia

Cycle Length Slowing During Mitral Isthmus Ablation

Weerasooriya, H., Jais, P., Nault, I., Sacher, F., Knecht, S., Wright, M., Matsuo, S., Miyazaki, S., Hocini, M. & Haissaguerre, M., 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, p. 227-29

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)

Has Conduction to the Pulmonary Vein Recovered?

Weerasooriya, H., Jais, P., Lellouche, N., Wright, M., Knecht, S., Nault, I., Miyazaki, S., Sacher, F., Hocini, M., Scavee, C., Macle, L. & Haissaguerre, M., 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, p. 349-351

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

221 Citations (Scopus)

Ventricular Fibrillation with Prominent Early Repolarization Associated with a Rare Variant of KCNJ8/KATP Channel

Haissaguerre, M., Chatel, S., Sacher, F., Weerasooriya, H., Probst, V., Loussouarn, G., Horlitz, M., Liersch, R., Schulze-Bahr, E., Wilde, A., Kaab, S., Koster, J., Rudy, Y., Marec, H. L. & Schott, J. J., 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 20, 1, p. 93-98

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

KATP Channels
Ventricular Fibrillation
Isoproterenol
Recurrence
Electrocardiography
2008

'X' marks the spot

Weerasooriya, H., Murray, C. & Thornpson, P., 2008, In : Europace. 10, 4, p. 450-450

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007
24 Citations (Scopus)

Electrogram-guided isolation of the left superior vena cava for treatment of atrial fibrillation

Liu, H., Lim, K-T., Murray, C. & Weerasooriya, H., 2007, In : Europace. 9, p. 775-780

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Superior Vena Cava
Atrial Fibrillation
Pulmonary Veins
Therapeutics
Veins
3 Citations (Scopus)

Images in Electrophysiology/ PACING-Left atrial roof pouch

Weerasooriya, H. & Murray, C., 2007, In : Europace. 9, p. 1141

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

20 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-ablation magnetic resonance imaging of the cavotricuspid isthmus

Lim, K-T., Murray, C., Liu, H. & Weerasooriya, H., 2007, In : Europace. 9, p. 149-153

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Catheter Ablation
Anatomy
Coronary Sinus
Prospective Studies