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Richard G. Trohman, MD

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  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: William Beaumont Hospital - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Michigan Medical Center - Cardiology
  University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillators
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Tachycardia
  • Ventricular tachycardia
Research Interests:
  • Cardiac pacing and resynchronization therapy
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillators
  • Catheter ablation
  • Pharmacology of antiarrhythmic drugs
Languages Spoken:
  • Spanish
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Advanced Anderson-Fabry disease presenting with left ventricular apical aneurysm and ventricular tachycardia.
    Poulin MF, Shah A, Trohman RG, Madias C
    World J Clin Cases
    2015 Jun 16
  2. Arrhythmias in takotsubo cardiomyopathy.
    Brown KH, Trohman RG, Madias C
    Card Electrophysiol Clin
    2015 Jun
  3. Single-lead portable ECG devices: Perceptions and clinical accuracy compared to conventional cardiac monitoring.
    Mehta DD, Nazir NT, Trohman RG, Volgman AS
    J Electrocardiol
    2015 Jul-Aug
  4. Cardiac resynchronization therapy: the state of the art.
    Madias C, Trohman RG
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther
    2014 May
  5. Ventricular tachycardia associated with radiation-induced cardiac sarcoma.
    Beaty EH, Ballany W, Trohman RG, Madias C
    Tex Heart Inst J
    2014 Dec
  6. The value of diastolic function parameters in the prediction of left atrial appendage thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
    Doukky R, Garcia-Sayan E, Gage H, Nagarajan V, Demopoulos A, Cena M, Nazir NT, Karam GJ, Trohman RG, Kazlauskaite R
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound
  7. The prognostic value of cardiac SPECT performed at the primary care physician's office.
    Doukky R, Frogge N, Balakrishnan G, Hayes K, Collado FM, Rangel MO, Trohman RG, Hendel RC.
    J Nucl Cardiol. 2013
    2013 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Catheter ablation of hemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardia with mechanical circulatory support.
    Lü F, Eckman PM, Liao KK, Apostolidou I, John R, Chen T, Das GS, Francis GS, Lei H, Trohman RG, Benditt DG
    Int. J. Cardiol.
    2013 Jul 15
  9. Temporary left ventricular resynchronization therapy in cardiogenic shock: A new pacing paradigm to fight an old foe?
    Trohman RG.
    Heart Rhythm. 2013
    2013 Jan
    10(1):53-4. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2012.09.017. Epub 2012 Sep 18. No abstract available.
  10. To the Editor-Comment on: Six uneventful years with a pacing lead in the left ventricle.
    Trohman RG
    Heart Rhythm
    2013 Aug 27
  11. Study of warfarin patients investigating attitudes toward therapy change (SWITCH Survey).
    Attaya S, Bornstein T, Ronquillo N, Volgman R, Braun LT, Trohman R, Volgman A.
    Am J Ther. 2012
    2012 Nov
    19(6):432-5. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e3182373591.
  12. The anti-arrhythmic potential of therapeutic hypothermia: another good reason for keeping your cool?*.
    Trohman RG, Neiger JS.
    Crit Care Med. 2012
    2012 Nov
    40(11):3087-8. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182632b08. No abstract available.
  13. Variant ventricular tachycardia.
    Parikh MG, Kakodkar SA, Neiger JS, Myerburg RJ, Trohman RG.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012
    2012 May
    35(5):612-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2012.03336.x. Epub 2012 Feb 23. No abstract available.
  14. Intercostal muscle twitching from right ventricular apical pacing.
    Kakodkar SA, Parikh MG, Madias C, Trohman RG, Krishnan K.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012
    2012 Jul
    35(7):e197-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2011.03184.x. Epub 2011 Aug 7. Review.
  15. Usefulness of transesophageal echocardiography to confirm clinical utility of CHA2DS2-VASc and CHADS2 scores in atrial flutter.
    Parikh MG, Aziz Z, Krishnan K, Madias C, Trohman RG.
    Am J Cardiol. 2012
    2012 Feb 15
    109(4):550-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2011.10.007. Epub 2011 Nov 29.
  16. Safety of endoscopic procedures after acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review.
    Cena M, Gomez J, Alyousef T, Trohman RG, Pierko K, Agarwal R.
    Cardiol J. 2012
  17. Cardiac arrest: unveiling the differences within.
    Trohman RG, Trohman SD.
    Crit Care Med. 2011
    2011 Nov
    39(11):2556-7. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31822a5c1f. No abstract available.
  18. Differential diagnosis of tachycardia with a typical left bundle branch block morphology.
    Neiger JS, Trohman RG.
    World J Cardiol. 2011
    2011 May 26
    3(5):127-34. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v3.i5.127.
  19. The link between atrial fibrillation and stroke in women.
    Madias C, Trohman RG.
    Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2011
    2011 May
    7(3):375-82. doi: 10.2217/whe.11.29. Review.
  20. Duloxetine-induced tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy: implications for preventing a broken heart.
    Trohman RG, Madias C.
    South Med J. 2011
    2011 May
    104(5):303-4. doi: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e318213d10f. No abstract available.
  21. Proud flesh post permanent pacemaker.
    Kakodkar SA, Neiger JS, Parikh MG, Trohman RG.
    Heart Rhythm. 2011
    2011 Dec
    8(12):1988. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2010.09.009. Epub 2010 Sep 15. No abstract available.
  22. Successful percutaneous cardiac resynchronization despite an occlusive Thebesian valve.
    Parikh MG, Halleran SM, Bharati S, Trohman RG.
    Pediatr Cardiol. 2011
    2011 Dec
    32(8):1223-7. doi: 10.1007/s00246-011-0066-x. Epub 2011 Jul 31.
  23. A case report of atrial fibrillation potentially induced by hydroxycut: a multicomponent dietary weight loss supplement devoid of sympathomimetic amines.
    Karth A, Holoshitz N, Kavinsky CJ, Trohman R, McBride BF.
    J Pharm Pract. 2010
    2010 Jun
    23(3):245-9. doi: 10.1177/0897190010362104. Epub 2010 Apr 8.
  24. Right coronary artery occlusion during RF ablation of typical atrial flutter.
    Mykytsey A, Kehoe R, Bharati S, Maheshwari P, Halleran S, Krishnan K, Razminia M, Mina A, Trohman RG.
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010
    2010 Jul
    21(7):818-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2009.01711.x. Epub 2010 Feb 1.
  25. Reversible cardiomyopathy in an adolescent with idiopathic aortic cusp ventricular tachycardia.
    Kakodkar S, Krishnan K, Awad S, Halleran S, Mykytsey A, Al-Anani S, Trohman RG.
    Pediatr Cardiol. 2010
    2010 Jan
    31(1):147-50. doi: 10.1007/s00246-009-9560-9. Epub 2009 Oct 20.
  26. Trust in technology: straddling the line between faith and reason.
    Trohman RG.
    Crit Care Med. 2010
    2010 Feb
    38(2):712-3. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181c0dd5f. No abstract available.
  27. Adenosine for diagnosis of wide QRS tachycardia: rapid infusion for an easier conclusion.
    Trohman RG.
    Crit Care Med. 2009
    2009 Sep
    37(9):2651-2. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181abfb9f. No abstract available.
  28. Women with atrial fibrillation: Greater risk, less attention.
    Volgman AS, Manankil MF, Mookherjee D, Trohman RG.
    Gend Med. 2009
    2009 Sep
    6(3):419-32. doi: 10.1016/j.genm.2009.09.008. Review.
  29. Isthmus dependent atrial flutter cycle length correlates with right atrial cross-sectional area.
    Krishnan K, Gupta A, Halleran SM, Chawla D, Avery EF, Bienias JL, Trohman RG.
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2009
    2009 May 15
  30. Re: EP challenges in adult congenital heart disease.
    Krishnan K, Trohman RG.
    Heart Rhythm. 2009
    2009 Feb
    6(2):e1; author reply e1. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2008.12.025. Epub 2008 Dec 27. No abstract available.
  31. Magnesium sensitive, adenosine resistant, repetitive monomorphic ventricular tachycardia.
    Neiger JS, Gupta A, Halleran SM, Trohman RG.
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2009
    2009 Dec
    32(12):e28-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2009.02527.x. Epub 2009 Sep 10.
  32. The QT Interval and Selection of Alpha-Blockers for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
    Lepor H, Lepor NE, Hill LA, Trohman RG.
    Rev Urol. 2008
    2008 Spring
  33. Rescue permanent iliac vein pacing after epicardial lead failure: an unusual reversal of pacing fortune.
    Gupta A, Halleran SM, Krishnan K, Trohman RG.
    Europace. 2008
    2008 Oct
    10(10):1236-8. doi: 10.1093/europace/eun185. Epub 2008 Jul 7.
  34. Through the looking glass: reminiscence from a pediatrician-come-lately.
    Trohman RG.
    Pediatr Cardiol. 2008
    2008 Nov
    29(6):1031-2. doi: 10.1007/s00246-008-9278-0. Epub 2008 Aug 14. No abstract available.
  35. Atrial fibrillation in the critically ill: common sense for a common problem.
    Trohman RG.
    Crit Care Med. 2008
    2008 May
    36(5):1681-2. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31817014d2. No abstract available.
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