Position:
Professor
Division:
Medicine
Education:
BSc University of Toronto
MD University of Toronto
Recent Publications:
  • Parkash R, Verma A, Tang AS. Persistent atrial fibrillation: Current approach and controversies. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2010 Jan;25(1):1-7.
  • Sweeney MO, Ellenbogen KA, Tang AS, Whellan D, Mortensen PT, Giraldi F, Sandler DA, Sherfesee L, Sheldon T; Managed Ventricular Pacing Versus VVI 40 Pacing Trial Investigators. Atrial pacing or ventricular backup-only pacing in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patients. Heart Rhythm. 2010 Nov;7(11):1552-60.
  • Tang AS, Wells GA, Talajic M, Arnold MO, Sheldon R, Connolly S, Hohnloser SH, Nichol G, Birnie DH, Sapp JL, Yee R, Healey JS, Rouleau JL; Resynchronization-Defibrillation for Ambulatory Heart Failure Trial Investigators. Cardiac-resynchronization therapy for mild-to-moderate heart failure. N Engl J Med. 2010 Dec 16;363(25):2385-95.
  • Leira TLL, Birnie D, Verma A, Healey JS, Wells G, Krahn A, Tang AS, Simpson C, Essebag V. Terapia de ponte com heparina ou cumarínico continuo para cirurgia de implante de estimulador/desfibrilador cardíaco. Revista Iberoamericana de Arritmología. 2011 Jan;1(2):182.
  • Wells GA, Parkash R, Healey JS, Talajic M, Arnold JM, Sullivan S, Peterson J, Yetisir E, Theoret-Patrick P, Luce M, Tang AS. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy:  Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Canadian Medical Association Journal Jan 2011;183(4):421-9.
  • Ha ACT, Leather RA, Novak PG, Sterns L, Tang AS. The role of device diagnostic algorithms in the assessment and management of patients with systolic heart failure: A review. Cardiology Research and Practice 2011 Apr7; online: ID908921.
  • Approach to catheter ablation technique of paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Cardiovascular electrophysiology.
  • Ayou R, Agarwal S, Tang AS, Sterns L. A wide complex tachycardia with changing atrial activation sequence. PACE 2011;1-4.
  • Bittinger LD, Tang AS, Leather RA. Three sisters, one pathway. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2011 Nov; 27(6):870.e5-6.
  • Birnie D, de Kemp RA, Tang AS, Ruddy TD, Gollob MH, Guo A, William K, Thomson K, DaSilva JN, Beanlands RS. Reduced septal glucose metabolism predicts response to cardiac resynchronization therapy. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 2011 Dec 10.
  • Scott P, Sterns L, Tang AS. Do patients at high risk of non-sudden cardiac death benefit from prophylactic ICD therapy? Current Opinion in Cardiology 2012 Jan;27(1):1-7.