Robert H. Helm, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Robert Helm
617.638.8734
75 E. Newton St Collamore Building

Biography

I have expertise in the pathobiology of cardiac dyssynchrony and impact of cardiac resynchronization therapy. I also have expertise in using cardiac MRI to assess myocardial motion. I have much experience in using large animal models and performing complex surgical procedures for acute and survival protocols.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • Loyola University - Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, MD
  • Johns Hopkins University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 4/14/2019

    Karnik AA, Helm RH, Gaskill MD, Dermovsesian A, Monahan KM. High impedance alert with safety switching: An unreported hazard of hybrid pacing systems. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 Apr 14. PMID: 30983092.

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  • Published on 4/2/2019

    Long MT, Ko D, Arnold LM, Trinquart L, Sherer JA, Keppel SS, Benjamin EJ, Helm RH. Gastrointestinal and liver diseases and atrial fibrillation: a review of the literature. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2019; 12:1756284819832237. PMID: 30984290.

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  • Published on 2/22/2019

    Karnik AA, Gopal DM, Ko D, Benjamin EJ, Helm RH. Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: A Growing and Important Problem. Cardiol Clin. 2019 May; 37(2):119-129. PMID: 30926013.

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  • Published on 2/1/2019

    Helm RH, Varkey SC, Karnik AA. Differential effective refractory period as a useful marker of multiple accessory pathways. J Arrhythm. 2019 Apr; 35(2):296-299. PMID: 31007797.

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  • Published on 1/6/2019

    Karnik AA, Helm RH, Monahan KM. Mechanisms and management of inappropriate therapy in subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 Mar; 30(3):402-409. PMID: 30576031.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Calkins H, Hindricks G, Cappato R, Kim YH, Saad EB, Aguinaga L, Akar JG, Badhwar V, Brugada J, Camm J, Chen PS, Chen SA, Chung MK, Cosedis Nielsen J, Curtis AB, Davies DW, Day JD, d'Avila A, Natasja de Groot NMS, Di Biase L, Duytschaever M, Edgerton JR, Ellenbogen KA, Ellinor PT, Ernst S, Fenelon G, Gerstenfeld EP, Haines DE, Haissaguerre M, Helm RH, Hylek E, Jackman WM, Jalife J, Kalman JM, Kautzner J, Kottkamp H, Kuck KH, Kumagai K, Lee R, Lewalter T, Lindsay BD, Macle L, Mansour M, Marchlinski FE, Michaud GF, Nakagawa H, Natale A, Nattel S, Okumura K, Packer D, Pokushalov E, Reynolds MR, Sanders P, Scanavacca M, Schilling R, Tondo C, Tsao HM, Verma A, Wilber DJ, Yamane T. 2017 HRS/EHRA/ECAS/APHRS/SOLAECE expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation. Europace. 2018 01 01; 20(1):e1-e160. PMID: 29016840.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Calkins H, Hindricks G, Cappato R, Kim YH, Saad EB, Aguinaga L, Akar JG, Badhwar V, Brugada J, Camm J, Chen PS, Chen SA, Chung MK, Nielsen JC, Curtis AB, Davies DW, Day JD, d'Avila A, de Groot NMSN, Di Biase L, Duytschaever M, Edgerton JR, Ellenbogen KA, Ellinor PT, Ernst S, Fenelon G, Gerstenfeld EP, Haines DE, Haissaguerre M, Helm RH, Hylek E, Jackman WM, Jalife J, Kalman JM, Kautzner J, Kottkamp H, Kuck KH, Kumagai K, Lee R, Lewalter T, Lindsay BD, Macle L, Mansour M, Marchlinski FE, Michaud GF, Nakagawa H, Natale A, Nattel S, Okumura K, Packer D, Pokushalov E, Reynolds MR, Sanders P, Scanavacca M, Schilling R, Tondo C, Tsao HM, Verma A, Wilber DJ, Yamane T. 2017?HRS/EHRA/ECAS/APHRS/SOLAECE expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: Executive summary. Europace. 2018 01 01; 20(1):157-208. PMID: 29016841.

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  • Published on 11/14/2017

    Staerk L, Wang B, Lunetta KL, Helm RH, Ko D, Sherer JA, Ellinor PT, Lubitz SA, McManus DD, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Trinquart L. Association Between Leukocyte Telomere Length and the Risk of Incident Atrial Fibrillation: The Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Nov 14; 6(11). PMID: 29138179.

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  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Calkins H, Hindricks G, Cappato R, Kim YH, Saad EB, Aguinaga L, Akar JG, Badhwar V, Brugada J, Camm J, Chen PS, Chen SA, Chung MK, Nielsen JC, Curtis AB, Wyn Davies D, Day JD, d'Avila A, de Groot NMSN, Di Biase L, Duytschaever M, Edgerton JR, Ellenbogen KA, Ellinor PT, Ernst S, Fenelon G, Gerstenfeld EP, Haines DE, Haissaguerre M, Helm RH, Hylek E, Jackman WM, Jalife J, Kalman JM, Kautzner J, Kottkamp H, Kuck KH, Kumagai K, Lee R, Lewalter T, Lindsay BD, Macle L, Mansour M, Marchlinski FE, Michaud GF, Nakagawa H, Natale A, Nattel S, Okumura K, Packer D, Pokushalov E, Reynolds MR, Sanders P, Scanavacca M, Schilling R, Tondo C, Tsao HM, Verma A, Wilber DJ, Yamane T. 2017 HRS/EHRA/ECAS/APHRS/SOLAECE expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: executive summary. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2017 Oct; 50(1):1-55. PMID: 28914401.

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  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Indik JH, Patton KK, Beardsall M, Chen-Scarabelli CA, Cohen MI, Dickfeld TL, Haines DE, Helm RH, Krishnan K, Nielsen JC, Rickard J, Sapp JL, Chung M. HRS Clinical Document Development Methodology Manual and Policies: Executive summary. Heart Rhythm. 2017 Oct; 14(10):e495-e500. PMID: 28965612.

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