Paul Schurmann, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiology, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist


Publications

Determinants of outcome impact of vein of Marshall ethanol infusion when added to catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation: A secondary analysis of the VENUS randomized clinical trial
Lador, A, Peterson, LE, Swarup, V, Schurmann, PA, Makkar, A, Doshi, RN, DeLurgio, D, Athill, CA, Ellenbogen, KA, Natale, A, Koneru, J, Dave, AS, Giorgberidze, I, Afshar, H, Guthrie, ML, Bunge, R, Morillo, CA, Kleiman, NS & Valderrábano, M 2021, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 1045-1054. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2021.01.005

Left atrial appendage occlusion using intracardiac echocardiography
Patel, A, Venkataraman, R, Schurmann, P, Dave, A & Valderrábano, M 2021, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 313-317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.09.021

Venous anatomy of the left ventricular summit: Therapeutic implications for ethanol infusion
Tavares, L, Fuentes, S, Lador, A, Da-wariboko, A, Wang, S, Schurmann, PA, Dave, AS & Valderrábano, M 2021, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 18, no. 9, pp. 1557-1565. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2021.05.008

Association of acute kidney injury with outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous left atrial appendage closure
Nazir, S, Ahuja, KR, Ariss, RW, Hassanein, M, Schurmann, P, Koneru, S, Afshar, H, Giorgberidze, I, Moukarbel, GV & Jneid, H 2021, , Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccd.29711

Double-balloon technique for retrograde venous ethanol ablation of ventricular arrhythmias in the absence of suitable intramural veins
Da-Wariboko, A, Lador, A, Tavares, L, Dave, AS, Schurmann, PA, Peichl, P, Kautzner, J, Papiashvili, G & Valderrábano, M 2020, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 2126-2134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.05.027

Effect of Catheter Ablation with Vein of Marshall Ethanol Infusion vs Catheter Ablation Alone on Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: The VENUS Randomized Clinical Trial
Valderrábano, M, Peterson, LE, Swarup, V, Schurmann, PA, Makkar, A, Doshi, RN, Delurgio, D, Athill, CA, Ellenbogen, KA, Natale, A, Koneru, J, Dave, AS, Giorgberidze, I, Afshar, H, Guthrie, ML, Bunge, R, Morillo, CA & Kleiman, NS 2020, , JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 324, no. 16, pp. 1620-1628. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.16195

Intramural Venous Ethanol Infusion for Refractory Ventricular Arrhythmias: Outcomes of a Multicenter Experience
Tavares, L, Lador, A, Fuentes, S, Da-wariboko, A, Blaszyk, K, Malaczynska-Rajpold, K, Papiashvili, G, Korolev, S, Peichl, P, Kautzner, J, Webber, M, Hooks, D, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Di Toro, D, Labadet, C, Sasaki, T, Okishige, K, Patel, A, Schurmann, PA, Dave, AS, Rami, TG & Valderrábano, M 2020, , JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 1420-1431. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2020.07.023

Device Therapy for Sudden Cardiac Death Prophylaxis After Acute Coronary Syndrome: When and Why?
Beg, F, Valderrabano, M & Schurmann, P 2020, , Current Cardiology Reports, vol. 22, no. 1, 4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11886-020-1255-0

Permanent His-bundle pacing from the right atrium in patients with prosthetic tricuspid valve
Fuentes Rojas, SC, Schurmann, PA, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Lustgarten, D & Valderrábano, M 2019, , HeartRhythm Case Reports, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 244-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2019.01.009

Left atrial appendage closure with the Watchman device using intracardiac vs transesophageal echocardiography: Procedural and cost considerations
Hemam, ME, Kuroki, K, Schurmann, PA, Dave, AS, Rodríguez, DA, Sáenz, LC, Reddy, VY & Valderrábano, M 2019, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 334-342. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.12.013

Loperamide Mimicking Brugada Pattern
Rojas, SF, Oglat, A, Bonilla, HMG, Jeroudi, O, Sharp, W, Valderrábano, M & Schurmann, PA 2018, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. e1-e3. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-14-4-e1

In AF with HF, catheter ablation vs medical therapy reduced mortality and hospitalization for worsening HF
Schurmann, P, Deswal, A & Greet, B 2018, , Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 168, no. 10, pp. JC55. https://doi.org/10.7326/ACPJC-2018-168-10-055

The Human Left Atrial Venous Circulation as a Vascular Route for Atrial Pharmacological Therapies. Effects of Ethanol Infusion
Valderrábano, M, Morales, PF, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Lloves, C, Schurmann, PA & Dave, AS 2017, , JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, vol. 3, no. 9, pp. 1020-1032. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2017.02.022

Cardiac pacing for bradycardia, heart block, and heart failure
Schurmann, P & Valderrábano, M 2017, . in Cardiology Secrets. Elsevier, pp. 344-351. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-47870-0.00038-6

Implantable cardiac defibrillator
Schurmann, P & Rodriguez-Manero, M 2017, . in Cardiology Secrets. Elsevier, pp. 352-359. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-47870-0.00039-8

Retrograde coronary venous ethanol infusion for ablation of refractory ventricular tachycardia
Kreidieh, B, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Schurmann, PA, Ibarra-Cortez, SH, Dave, AS & Valderrábano, M 2016, , Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, vol. 9, no. 7. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.116.004352

Ablation of Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Kreidieh, B, Al Rifai, M, Ibarra-Cortez, S, Schurmann, P, Álvarez, PA, Fernández-López, XA, García-Seara, J, Martínez-Sande, L, González-Juanatey, JR & Valderrábano, M 2017, , JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 253-265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2016.09.014

The cost effectiveness of LAA exclusion
Kreidieh, B, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Ibarra-Cortez, SH, Schurmann, P & Valderrábano, M 2016, , Journal of Atrial Fibrillation, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 37-42.

Ligament and vein of Marshall: A therapeutic opportunity in atrial fibrillation
Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Schurmann, P & Valderrábano, M 2016, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 593-601. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.10.018

Strategies for phrenic nerve preservation during ablation of inappropriate sinus tachycardia
Ibarra-Cortez, SH, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Kreidieh, B, Schurmann, P, Dave, AS & Valderrábano, M 2016, , Heart Rhythm, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1238-1245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2016.01.021