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Saravanan P, West A, Bridgewater B, Calder PC, Davidson NC, Dobrzynsky H, Trafford A, O.Neill SC. Omega-3 fatty acids do not alter P-wave parameters in ECG or expression of atrial connexins in patients Undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Europace. 2016 Feb 5.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26850746
Saravanan P, Calder PC, Davidson NC. Omega-3 fatty acids do not suppress atrial fibrillation even in the “inflamed” heart. Int J Cardiol. 2015;187:445-6;https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25841146
Lagan J, Saravanan P. Treatment of tachycardia: bradycardia syndrome in a patient with obstructive sleep apnoea. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Apr 1;2015.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25833907
Lagan J, Connor V, Saravanan P. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy case series: typical, atypical and recurrence. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Mar 5; 2015.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25743867
Saravanan P, Schmitt M, Bilku R, Ray SG, Balachandran K, Fox DJ. Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome and a left atrial ‘mass’- is there a link? Circ J. 2011 Aug 26.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21869534
Richards MA, Clarke JD, Saravanan P, Trafford A, Dibb K. Transverse (t) tubules are a common feature in large mammalian atrial myocytes including human atrium. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011 Aug 12.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21841013
Saravanan P, Davidson NC, Risk Assessment for Sudden Cardiac Death in Dialysis Patients. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Oct 1;3(5):553-9.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20959609
Saravanan P, Davidson NC, Schmidt EB, Calder PC. Cardiovascular effects of marine omega -3 fatty acids. Lancet 2010, 2010 Aug 14;376(9740):540-50.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20638121
Saravanan P, Bridgewater B, West AL, O’Neill SC, Calder PC, Davidson NC. Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation Does Not Reduce Risk of Atrial Fibrillation Following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Feb 1;3(1):46-53.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20042769
Saravanan P, Davidson NC. The Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Primary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease and in Atrial Fibrillation Is Controversial. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol., January 26, 2010; 55: 410 – 411.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20117448
Saravanan P, Davidson NC. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator and mortality in dialysis patients. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Jun 1;103(11):1623-4.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19463528
Saravanan P, Lang C, Davidson N. Migraine following trans-septal access for catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias. Headache. 2009 Jul;49(7):1065-7.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19438734
Saravanan P, Davidson NC. Risk assessment for sudden cardiac death in dialysis patients: How relevant are conventional cardiac risk factors? Int J Cardiol. 2009 Apr 1.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19344968
Saravanan P, Kadir I. Apolipoprotein E alleles and bicuspid aortic valve stenosis in monozygotic twins. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009 Jun;8(6):687-8.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19304773
Saravanan P, Lang C, Davidson N. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and chronic kidney disease. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2009 Mar;20(3):E60https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19271291
Saravanan P, Davidson NC. Fish oil and arrhythmias. Pro-arrhythmic effects of fish oils. BMJ. 2009 Feb 2;338:b393.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19188223
Saravanan P, Bennett D, Davidson N. Additional coronary sinus shocking lead improved defibrillation threshold. Heart. 2007 Oct;93(10):1172.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17890690
Saravanan P, Mirjafari H, Prendergast BD. Prolonged combination anti-platelet therapy following per-cutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is impractical in the elderly. Int J Cardiol. 2008 Apr 10;125(2):268-9.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17698223
Saravanan P, Mennim P, Hancock JE. Anomalous origin of right coronary artery from the mid left anterior descending coronary artery. Heart. 2006 Sep;92(9):1212.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16908690
Daly C, Saravanan P, Fox K. Is calcium the clue? Eur Heart J. 2002 Oct;23(20):1562-5.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12323153