Olumjimi Ajijola*

Olujimi A Ajijola

Associate Professor, Medicine, University of California Los Angeles


  1. Chung WH, Hayase J, Davies MJ, Do DH, Sorg JM, Ajijola OA, Buch EF, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Cryothermal energy demonstrates shorter ablation time and lower complication rates compared with radiofrequency in surgical hybrid ablation for recurrent ventricular tachycardia.. Heart rhythm, 2023.
  2. Chung WH, Masuyama K, Challita R, Hayase J, Mori S, Cha S, Bradfield JS, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA. Ischemia-induced ventricular proarrhythmia and cardiovascular autonomic dysreflexia after cardioneuroablation.. Heart rhythm, 2023.
  3. Sato T, Hanna P, Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K, Mori S. Photogrammetry of Perfusion-Fixed Heart: Innovative Approach to Study 3-Dimensional Cardiac Anatomy.. JACC. Case reports, 2023.
  4. Sato T, Hanna P, Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K, Mori S. Photogrammetry of Perfusion-Fixed Heart: Innovative Approach to Study 3-Dimensional Cardiac Anatomy.. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2023.
  5. Hayase J, Fishbein G, Rerkpichaisuth V, Chung WH, Ajijola O, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Linear epicardial cryoablation effects in a porcine model: Lesion characteristics and vascular risk.. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, 2023.
  6. Tamirisa KP, Dye CA, Patel K, Chrispin J, Parham TA, Fradley MG, McLemore-McGregor R, Hsu JC, Frazier-Mills CG, Sogade FO, Ajijola OA, Fontaine JM, Volgman AS, Thomas KL. From the Heart Rhythm Society's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council.. Heart rhythm, 2023.
  7. Mays A, Byars-Winston A, Hinton A, Marshall AG, Kirabo A, August A, Marlin BJ, Riggs B, Tolbert B, Wanjalla C, Womack C, Evans CS, Barnes C, Starbird C, Williams C, Reynolds C, Taabazuing C, Cameron CE, Murray DD, Applewhite D, Morton DJ, Lee D, Williams DW, Lynch D, Brady D, Lynch E, Rutaganira FUN, Silva GM, Shuler H, Saboor IA, Davis J, Dzirasa K, Hammonds-Odie L, Reyes L, Sweetwyne MT, McReynolds MR, Johnson MDL, Smith NA, Pittman N, Ajijola OA, Smith Q, Robinson RAS, Lewis SC, Murray SA, Black S, Neal SE, Andrisse S, Townsend S, Damo SM, Griffith TN, Lambert WM, Clemons WM. Juneteenth in STEMM and the barriers to equitable science.. Cell, 2023.
  8. Sharma S, Littman R, Tompkins JD, Arneson D, Contreras J, Dajani AH, Ang K, Tsanhani A, Sun X, Jay PY, Herzog H, Yang X, Ajijola OA. Tiered sympathetic control of cardiac function revealed by viral tracing and single cell transcriptome profiling.. eLife, 2023.
  9. Razee A, Banerjee S, Hong J, Magaki S, Fishbein G, Ajijola OA, Umar S. Thoracic Spinal Cord Neuroinflammation as a Novel Therapeutic Target in Pulmonary Hypertension.. Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979), 2023.
  10. Mircea AA, Mori S, Ajijola OA, Khakpour H. Sinus arrest during radiofrequency ablation from the inferoseptal process of the left ventricle: Proposed mechanisms of an uncommon finding.. HeartRhythm case reports, 2023.
  11. Sharma S, Littman R, Tompkins J, Arneson D, Contreras J, Dajani AH, Ang K, Tsanhani A, Sun X, Jay PY, Herzog H, Yang X, Ajijola OA. Tiered Sympathetic Control of Cardiac Function Revealed by Viral Tracing and Single Cell Transcriptome Profiling.. bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology, 2023.
  12. Chung WH, Hayase J, Do DH, Dixit N, Ajijola O, Buch E, Boyle N, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Clinical predictors and implications of cardiac inflammation detected on positron emission tomography (PET) in patients referred for premature ventricular complex (PVC) ablation.. Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing, 2022.
  13. Gurel NZ, Sudarshan KB, Hadaya J, Karavos A, Temma T, Hori Y, Armour JA, Kember G, Ajijola OA. Metrics of high cofluctuation and entropy to describe control of cardiac function in the stellate ganglion.. eLife, 2022.
  14. Temma T, Lux RL, Yoshie K, Hayase J, Bradfield JS, Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA. The derivative of tissue activation as a marker of arrhythmogenic myocardium.. Heart rhythm, 2022.
  15. Sridharan A, Bradfield JS, Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA. Autonomic nervous system and arrhythmias in structural heart disease.. Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical, 2022.
  16. Anwar U, Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K, Markovic D. Towards a Leadless Wirelessly Controlled Intravenous Cardiac Pacemaker.. IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering, 2022.
  17. Masuyama K, Ajijola OA. Irreversible electroporation for cardiac ablation: Optimizing cell type-specific effects.. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, 2022.
  18. Hayase J, Do DH, Liang JJ, Kim M, Lee B, Ajijola O, Buch E, Boyle N, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Detection of inflammation using cardiac positron emission tomography for evaluation of ventricular arrhythmias: An institutional experience.. Heart rhythm, 2022.
  19. Thomas KL, Garg J, Velagapudi P, Gopinathannair R, Chung MK, Kusumoto F, Ajijola O, Jackson LR, Turagam MK, Joglar JA, Sogade FO, Fontaine JM, Krahn AD, Russo AM, Albert C, Lakkireddy DR. Racial and ethnic disparities in arrhythmia care: A call for action.. Heart rhythm, 2022.
  20. Gurel NZ, Sudarshan KB, Tam S, Ly D, Armour JA, Kember G, Ajijola OA. Studying Cardiac Neural Network Dynamics: Challenges and Opportunities for Scientific Computing.. Frontiers in physiology, 2022.
  21. Do D, Ajijola OA. Painless cardioversion/defibrillation: Are we there yet?. Heart rhythm, 2022.
  22. Teed AR, Feinstein JS, Puhl M, Lapidus RC, Upshaw V, Kuplicki RT, Bodurka J, Ajijola OA, Kaye WH, Thompson WK, Paulus MP, Khalsa SS. Association of Generalized Anxiety Disorder With Autonomic Hypersensitivity and Blunted Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Activity During Peripheral Adrenergic Stimulation: A Randomized Clinical Trial.. JAMA psychiatry, 2022.
  23. Gallagher EJ, Rockey DC, Kontos CD, Vyas JM, Brass LF, Hu PJ, Isales CM, Ajijola OA, Rathmell WK, Conlin PR, Baiocchi RA, Kazmierczak BI, Akabas MH, Williams CS. Pearls of wisdom for aspiring physician-scientist residency applicants and program directors.. JCI insight, 2022.
  24. Aras K, Gams A, Faye NR, Brennan J, Goldrick K, Li J, Zhong Y, Chiang CH, Smith EH, Poston MD, Chivers J, Hanna P, Mori S, Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K, Hoover DB, Viventi J, Rogers JA, Bernus O, Efimov IR. Electrophysiology and Arrhythmogenesis in the Human Right Ventricular Outflow Tract.. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 2022.
  25. Ajijola OA. Chronic Kidney Disease: A Nerve-Racking Situation for the Heart.. Circulation research, 2022.
  26. Hanna P, Ajijola OA. Afferents Nerves in Atrial Fibrillation: Going Beyond Fight or Flight.. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2022.
  27. Mehra R, Tjurmina OA, Ajijola OA, Arora R, Bolser DC, Chapleau MW, Chen PS, Clancy CE, Delisle BP, Gold MR, Goldberger JJ, Goldstein DS, Habecker BA, Handoko ML, Harvey R, Hummel JP, Hund T, Meyer C, Redline S, Ripplinger CM, Simon MA, Somers VK, Stavrakis S, Taylor-Clark T, Undem BJ, Verrier RL, Zucker IH, Sopko G, Shivkumar K. Research Opportunities in Autonomic Neural Mechanisms of Cardiopulmonary Regulation: A Report From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Institutes of Health Office of the Director Workshop.. JACC. Basic to translational science, 2022.
  28. Chung WH, Ajijola OA. Editorial commentary: Atrial fibrillation and stroke: The journey continues.. Trends in cardiovascular medicine, 2021.
  29. Hayase J, Chin R, Kwon M, Cao M, Hu P, Ajijola O, Boyle N, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Surgical ablation after stereotactic body radiation therapy for ventricular arrhythmias.. HeartRhythm case reports, 2021.
  30. van Weperen VYH, Vos MA, Ajijola OA. Autonomic modulation of ventricular electrical activity: recent developments and clinical implications.. Clinical autonomic research : official journal of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society, 2021.
  31. Sudarshan KB, Hori Y, Swid MA, Karavos AC, Wooten C, Armour JA, Kember G, Ajijola OA. A novel metric linking stellate ganglion neuronal population dynamics to cardiopulmonary physiology.. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 2021.
  32. Hori Y, Temma T, Wooten C, Sobowale C, Tahmasian S, Chan C, Swid MA, Zuckerman JE, Peacock W, Ajijola OA. Aorticorenal ganglion as a novel target for renal neuromodulation.. Heart rhythm, 2021.
  33. Feng Z, Akinrimisi OP, Gornbein JA, Truong QA, Das S, Singh JP, Ajijola O. Combination Biomarkers for Risk Stratification in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure Biomarkers Prognostication in HF.. Journal of cardiac failure, 2021.
  34. Natterson-Horowitz B, Baccouche BM, Mary J, Shivkumar T, Bertelsen MF, Aalkjær C, Smerup MH, Ajijola OA, Hadaya J, Wang T. Did giraffe cardiovascular evolution solve the problem of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction?. Evolution, medicine, and public health, 2021.
  35. Cleveland S, Reed K, Thomas JL, Ajijola OA, Ebrahimi R, Hsiai T, Lazarov A, Montoya AK, Neria Y, Shimbo D, Wolitzky-Taylor K, Sumner JA. Key dimensions of post-traumatic stress disorder and endothelial dysfunction: a protocol for a mechanism-focused cohort study.. BMJ open, 2021.
  36. Hori Y, Temma T, Wooten C, Sobowale C, Chan C, Swid M, Ajijola OA. Cardiac afferent signaling partially underlies premature ventricular contraction-induced cardiomyopathy.. Heart rhythm, 2021.
  37. Colbert CM, Le AH, Shao J, Currier JW, Ajijola OA, Hu P, Nguyen KL. Ferumoxytol-enhanced magnetic resonance T1 reactivity for depiction of myocardial hypoperfusion.. NMR in biomedicine, 2021.
  38. Khalsa SS, Clausen AN, Shahabi L, Sorg J, Gonzalez SE, Naliboff B, Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA. Cardiac sympathetic denervation and mental health.. Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical, 2021.
  39. Akinrimisi OP, Ajijola OA. Combined Imaging and In Silico Simulations to Predict Ventricular Arrhythmia Risk in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy.. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2021.
  40. Dusi V, Gornbein J, Do DH, Sorg JM, Khakpour H, Krokhaleva Y, Ajijola OA, Macias C, Bradfield JS, Buch E, Fujimura OA, Boyle NG, Yanagawa J, Lee JM, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Arrhythmic Risk Profile and Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation for Recurrent Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia After Ablation.. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2021.
  41. van Weperen VYH, Littman RJ, Arneson DV, Contreras J, Yang X, Ajijola OA. Single-cell transcriptomic profiling of satellite glial cells in stellate ganglia reveals developmental and functional axial dynamics.. Glia, 2021.
  42. Teng AE, Noor B, Ajijola OA, Yang EH. Chemotherapy and Radiation-Associated Cardiac Autonomic Dysfunction.. Current oncology reports, 2021.
  43. Elliott IA, DeJesus M, Dobaria V, Vaseghi M, Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K, Hoftman NN, Benharash P, Lee JM, Yanagawa J. Minimally Invasive Bilateral Stellate Ganglionectomy for Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia.. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2021.
  44. Elliott IA, DeJesus M, Dobaria V, Vaseghi M, Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K, Hoftman NN, Benharash P, Lee JM, Yanagawa J. Minimally Invasive Bilateral Stellate Ganglionectomy for Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia.. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 2021.
  45. Zhang Z, Reis FMCV, He Y, Park JW, DiVittorio JR, Sivakumar N, van Veen JE, Maesta-Pereira S, Shum M, Nichols I, Massa MG, Anderson S, Paul K, Liesa M, Ajijola OA, Xu Y, Adhikari A, Correa SM. Estrogen-sensitive medial preoptic area neurons coordinate torpor in mice.. Nature communications, 2020.
  46. Stavrakis S, Morris L, Takashima AD, Elkholey K, Van Wagoner DR, Ajijola OA. Circulating Neuropeptide Y as a Biomarker for Neuromodulation in Atrial Fibrillation.. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2020.
  47. Mason PK, Desai A, Ajijola OA, Amin AK, Barbhaiya C, Basil A, DeBiasi R, Dukes J, Fradley M, Ismail H, Jackson L, Mendelson T, Montgomery J, Orencole MP, Syed FF, Wan E, Zilinski J, Singh JP. Integrated electrophysiology care for patients with heart failure: An envisioned future.. Heart rhythm, 2020.
  48. Grubišic V, McClain JL, Fried DE, Grants I, Rajasekhar P, Csizmadia E, Ajijola OA, Watson RE, Poole DP, Robson SC, Christofi FL, Gulbransen BD. Enteric Glia Modulate Macrophage Phenotype and Visceral Sensitivity following Inflammation.. Cell reports, 2020.
  49. Tchanana GMK, Ngantcha M, Yuyun MF, Ajijola OA, Mbouh S, Tchameni SCT, Suliman A, Bonny A. Incidence of recreational sports-related sudden cardiac arrest in participants over age 12 in a general African population.. BMJ open sport & exercise medicine, 2020.
  50. Chin R, Hayase J, Hu P, Cao M, Deng J, Ajijola O, Do D, Vaseghi M, Buch E, Khakpour H, Fujimura O, Krokhaleva Y, Macias C, Sorg J, Gima J, Pavez G, Boyle NG, Steinberg M, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Non-invasive stereotactic body radiation therapy for refractory ventricular arrhythmias: an institutional experience.. Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing, 2020.
  51. Rwebembera J, Jeilan M, Ajijola OA, Talle M, Sani MU, Karaye KM, Yuyun MF, Nel G, Akinyi L, Subahi S, Aboulmaaty M, Sogade F, Aoudia Y, Mbakwem A, Tantchou C, Salim M, Tayebjee MH, Poku JW, Vezi B, Kaviraj B, Ngantcha M, Chin A, Bonny A. Cardiac Pacing Training in Africa: Endorsed by the Africa Heart Rhythm Association (AFHRA): JACC International.. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2020.
  52. Noor B, Akhavan S, Leuchter M, Yang EH, Ajijola OA. Quantitative assessment of cardiovascular autonomic impairment in cancer survivors: a single center case series.. Cardio-oncology (London, England), 2020.
  53. Sobowale CO, Hori Y, Ajijola OA. Neuromodulation Therapy in Heart Failure: Combined Use of Drugs and Devices.. The Journal of innovations in cardiac rhythm management, 2020.
  54. Ajijola OA, Zipes D. Conversations With Legends in Cardiac Electrophysiology.. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2020.
  55. Hayase J, Dusi V, Do D, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Lee JM, Yanagawa J, Hoftman N, Revels S, Buch EF, Khakpour H, Fujimura O, Krokhaleva Y, Macias C, Sorg J, Gima J, Pavez G, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Recurrent ventricular tachycardia after cardiac sympathetic denervation: Prolonged cycle length with improved hemodynamic tolerance and ablation outcomes.. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, 2020.
  56. Daley GQ, Barabino GA, Ajijola OA, Bright CM, Rice VM, Laurencin CT. COVID Highlights Another Crisis: Lack of Black Physicians and Scientists.. Med (New York, N.Y.), 2020.
  57. Feng Z, Philipson D, Uzzell JP, Stein-Merlob A, Yang EH, Middlekauff HR, Lau RP, Fishbein GA, Bradfield JS, Ajijola OA. A Case of Ventricular Tachycardia Caused by a Rare Cardiac Mesenchymal Hamartoma.. JACC. Case reports, 2020.
  58. Kalla M, Hao G, Tapoulal N, Tomek J, Liu K, Woodward L, ‘Oxford Acute Myocardial Infarction (OxAMI) Study’, Dall'Armellina E, Banning AP, Choudhury RP, Neubauer S, Kharbanda RK, Channon KM, Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K, Paterson DJ, Herring N. The cardiac sympathetic co-transmitter neuropeptide Y is pro-arrhythmic following ST-elevation myocardial infarction despite beta-blockade.. European heart journal, 2020.
  59. Colbert CM, Shao J, Hollowed JJ, Currier JW, Ajijola OA, Fishbein GA, Duarte-Vogel SM, Dharmakumar R, Hu P, Nguyen KL. 3D-Printed Coronary Implants Are Effective for Percutaneous Creation of Swine Models with Focal Coronary Stenosis.. Journal of cardiovascular translational research, 2020.
  60. Yuyun MF, Bonny A, Ng GA, Sliwa K, Kengne AP, Chin A, Mocumbi AO, Ngantcha M, Ajijola OA, Bukhman G. A Systematic Review of the Spectrum of Cardiac Arrhythmias in Sub-Saharan Africa.. Global heart, 2020.
  61. Jeilan M, Rwebembera J, Aden H, Akinyi L, Ajijola OA, Chin A, Kaviraj B, Karaye KM, Mbakwem A, Murage B, Ngatcha M, Salim M, Tantchou C, Nel G, Bonny A, Tayebjee M. The inaugural meeting of the Africa Heart Rhythm Association (AFHRA).. Cardiovascular journal of Africa, 2020.
  62. Dusi V, Shahabi L, Lapidus RC, Sorg JM, Naliboff BD, Shivkumar K, Khalsa SS, Ajijola OA. Cardiovascular autonomic reflex function after bilateral cardiac sympathetic denervation for ventricular arrhythmias.. Heart rhythm, 2020.
  63. Mkoko P, Bahiru E, Ajijola OA, Bonny A, Chin A. Cardiac arrhythmias in low- and middle-income countries.. Cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy, 2020.
  64. Bonny A, Ngantcha M, Yuyun MF, Karaye KM, Scholtz W, Suliman A, Nel G, Aoudia Y, Kane A, Moustaghfi A, Okello E, Houenassi M, Sonou A, Niakara A, Lubenga YR, Adoubi A, Russel J, Damasceno A, Touré AI, Kane A, Tabane A, Jeilan M, Mbaye A, Tibazarwa K, Ben Ameur Y, Diakité M, Subahi S, Kaviraj B, Sani MU, Ajijola OA, Chin A, Sliwa K. Cardiac arrhythmia services in Africa from 2011 to 2018: the second report from the Pan African Society of Cardiology working group on cardiac arrhythmias and pacing.. Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, 2020.
  65. Ajijola OA, Chatterjee NA, Gonzales MJ, Gornbein J, Liu K, Li D, Paterson DJ, Shivkumar K, Singh JP, Herring N. Coronary Sinus Neuropeptide Y Levels and Adverse Outcomes in Patients With Stable Chronic Heart Failure.. JAMA cardiology, 2020.
  66. Yoshie K, Rajendran PS, Massoud L, Mistry J, Swid MA, Wu X, Sallam T, Zhang R, Goldhaber JI, Salavatian S, Ajijola OA. Cardiac TRPV1 afferent signaling promotes arrhythmogenic ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction.. JCI insight, 2020.
  67. Bonny A, Ajijola OA, Jeilan M, Sani M, Yousef Z, Yuyun MF, Karaye K, Nahib MA, Aoudia Y, Akinyi L, Ngantcha M, Subahi S, Sogade F, Chin A. Cardiac pacing in sub-Saharan Africa.. Cardiovascular journal of Africa, 2020.
  68. Dusi V, Sorg JM, Gornbein J, Gima J, Yanagawa J, Lee JM, Vecerek N, Vaseghi M, Bradfield JS, De Ferrari GM, Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA. Prognostic impact of atrial rhythm and dimension in patients with structural heart disease undergoing cardiac sympathetic denervation for ventricular arrhythmias.. Heart rhythm, 2019.
  69. Sobowale CO, Do D, Ajijola OA. Editoral commentary: Atrial fibrillation: The road to sinus starts at the ear.. Trends in cardiovascular medicine, 2019.
  70. Bradfield JS, Hayase J, Liu K, Moriarty J, Kee ST, Do D, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Gima J, Sorg J, Cote S, Pavez G, Buch E, Khakpour H, Krokhaleva Y, Macias C, Fujimura O, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K. Renal denervation as adjunctive therapy to cardiac sympathetic denervation for ablation refractory ventricular tachycardia.. Heart rhythm, 2019.
  71. Dusi V, Ajijola OA. Cardiopulmonary Performance After Left Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation for Long QT Syndromes: Yes We Can!. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2019.
  72. Bender AB, Ajijola OA. Stylet-directed His bundle lead placement: Early days of an emerging contender.. Heart rhythm, 2019.
  73. Dusi V, Zhu C, Ajijola OA. Neuromodulation Approaches for Cardiac Arrhythmias: Recent Advances.. Current cardiology reports, 2019.
  74. Nguyen KL, Shao J, Ghodrati VK, Ajijola OA, Dharmakumar R, Finn JP, Hu P. Ferumoxytol-Enhanced CMR for Vasodilator Stress Testing: A Feasibility Study.. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, 2019.
  75. Williams CS, Iness AN, Baron RM, Ajijola OA, Hu PJ, Vyas JM, Baiocchi R, Adami AJ, Lever JM, Klein PS, Demer L, Madaio M, Geraci M, Brass LF, Blanchard M, Salata R, Zaidi M. Training the physician-scientist: views from program directors and aspiring young investigators.. JCI insight, 2018.
  76. Wunderly K, Yousef Z, Bonny A, Weatherwax KJ, Lavan B, Allmendinger C, Wasserman B, Samson G, Davis S, Nel G, Russell J, Akwanalo C, Sani MU, Chin A, Ajijola OA, Mayosi BM, Eagle KA, Crawford TC. Using reconditioned pacemakers to treat bradycardia in Africa.. Nature reviews. Cardiology, 2018.
  77. Chadda KR, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Shivkumar K, Huang CL, Jeevaratnam K. Ageing, the autonomic nervous system and arrhythmia: From brain to heart.. Ageing research reviews, 2018.
  78. Bardsley EN, Davis H, Ajijola OA, Buckler KJ, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K, Paterson DJ. RNA Sequencing Reveals Novel Transcripts from Sympathetic Stellate Ganglia During Cardiac Sympathetic Hyperactivity.. Scientific reports, 2018.
  79. Liu K, Li D, Hao G, McCaffary D, Neely O, Woodward L, Ioannides D, Lu CJ, Brescia M, Zaccolo M, Tandri H, Ajijola OA, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K, Paterson DJ. Phosphodiesterase 2A as a therapeutic target to restore cardiac neurotransmission during sympathetic hyperactivity.. JCI insight, 2018.
  80. Dusi V, Ajijola OA. Estimating Cardiac Sympathetic Activity From Subcutaneous Nerve Recordings: More Than Skin Deep?. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2018.
  81. Meng L, Shivkumar K, Ajijola O. Autonomic Regulation and Ventricular Arrhythmias.. Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine, 2018.
  82. Huang WA, Wassie MA, Ajijola OA. Permanent His Bundle Pacing for Cardiac Resynchronization.. Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine, 2018.
  83. Kwon OJ, Pendekanti S, Fox JN, Yanagawa J, Fishbein MC, Shivkumar K, Lambert HW, Ajijola OA. Morphological Spectra of Adult Human Stellate Ganglia: Implications for Thoracic Sympathetic Denervation.. Anatomical record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007), 2018.
  84. Bradfield JS, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Shivkumar K. Mechanisms and management of refractory ventricular arrhythmias in the age of autonomic modulation.. Heart rhythm, 2018.
  85. Yoshie K, Rajendran PS, Massoud L, Kwon O, Tadimeti V, Salavatian S, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA. Cardiac vanilloid receptor-1 afferent depletion enhances stellate ganglion neuronal activity and efferent sympathetic response to cardiac stress.. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 2018.
  86. Li A, Hayase J, Do D, Buch E, Vaseghi M, Ajijola OA, Macias C, Krokhaleva Y, Khakpour H, Boyle NG, Benharash P, Biniwale R, Shivkumar K, Bradfield JS. Hybrid surgical vs percutaneous access epicardial ventricular tachycardia ablation.. Heart rhythm, 2017.
  87. Do DH, Bradfield J, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Le J, Rahman S, Mahajan A, Nogami A, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K. Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia Can Be Effective for the Short-Term Management of Ventricular Tachycardia Storm.. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2017.
  88. Yoshie K, Ajijola OA. Managing ventricular arrhythmias after failed catheter ablation: Interrupting the reentrant loop of repeat ablation.. Heart rhythm, 2017.
  89. Ajijola OA, Hoover DB, Simerly TM, Brown TC, Yanagawa J, Biniwale RM, Lee JM, Sadeghi A, Khanlou N, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Inflammation, oxidative stress, and glial cell activation characterize stellate ganglia from humans with electrical storm.. JCI insight, 2017.
  90. Meng L, Tseng CH, Shivkumar K, Ajijola O. Efficacy of Stellate Ganglion Blockade in Managing Electrical Storm: A Systematic Review.. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2017.
  91. Hanna P, Rajendran PS, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Andrew Armour J, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Cardiac neuroanatomy - Imaging nerves to define functional control.. Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical, 2017.
  92. Romero J, Ajijola O, Shivkumar K, Tung R. Characterization of Aortic Valve Closure Artifact During Outflow Tract Mapping: Correlation With Hemodynamics and Mechanical Valves.. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 2017.
  93. Ajijola OA, Upadhyay GA, Macias C, Shivkumar K, Tung R. Permanent His-bundle pacing for cardiac resynchronization therapy: Initial feasibility study in lieu of left ventricular lead.. Heart rhythm, 2017.
  94. Hamon D, Rajendran PS, Chui RW, Ajijola OA, Irie T, Talebi R, Salavatian S, Vaseghi M, Bradfield JS, Armour JA, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Premature Ventricular Contraction Coupling Interval Variability Destabilizes Cardiac Neuronal and Electrophysiological Control: Insights From Simultaneous Cardioneural Mapping.. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 2017.
  95. Ajijola OA, Lux RL, Khahera A, Kwon O, Aliotta E, Ennis DB, Fishbein MC, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Sympathetic modulation of electrical activation in normal and infarcted myocardium: implications for arrhythmogenesis.. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 2017.
  96. Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K, Habecker BA. Natriuretic peptides and peripheral autonomic neurotransmission: back to the A, B, and C's.. Cardiovascular research, 2016.
  97. Teng AE, Massoud L, Ajijola OA. Physiological mechanisms of QRS narrowing in bundle branch block patients undergoing permanent His bundle pacing.. Journal of electrocardiology, 2016.
  98. Tung R, Kim S, Yagishita D, Vaseghi M, Ennis DB, Ouadah S, Ajijola OA, Bradfield JS, Mahapatra S, Finn P, Shivkumar K. Scar voltage threshold determination using ex vivo magnetic resonance imaging integration in a porcine infarct model: Influence of interelectrode distances and three-dimensional spatial effects of scar.. Heart rhythm, 2016.
  99. Shivkumar K, Ajijola OA, Anand I, Armour JA, Chen PS, Esler M, De Ferrari GM, Fishbein MC, Goldberger JJ, Harper RM, Joyner MJ, Khalsa SS, Kumar R, Lane R, Mahajan A, Po S, Schwartz PJ, Somers VK, Valderrabano M, Vaseghi M, Zipes DP. Clinical neurocardiology defining the value of neuroscience-based cardiovascular therapeutics.. The Journal of physiology, 2016.
  100. Teng AE, Lustgarten DL, Vijayaraman P, Tung R, Shivkumar K, Wagner GS, Ajijola OA. Usefulness of His Bundle Pacing to Achieve Electrical Resynchronization in Patients With Complete Left Bundle Branch Block and the Relation Between Native QRS Axis, Duration, and Normalization.. The American journal of cardiology, 2016.
  101. Nakamura K, Ajijola OA, Aliotta E, Armour JA, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Pathological effects of chronic myocardial infarction on peripheral neurons mediating cardiac neurotransmission.. Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical, 2016.
  102. Mukku RB, Fonarow GC, Watson KE, Ajijola OA, Depasquale EC, Nsair A, Baas AS, Deng MC, Yang EH. Heart Failure Therapies for End-Stage Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy.. Journal of cardiac failure, 2016.
  103. Te Riele AS, Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K, Tandri H. Role of Bilateral Sympathectomy in the Treatment of Refractory Ventricular Arrhythmias in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy.. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 2016.
  104. Ajijola OA, Hamon D. NON-INVASIVE NEUROMODULATION VIA TRAGAL STIMULATION: TIME TO LEND AN EAR?. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology, 2016.
  105. Rajendran PS, Nakamura K, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Armour JA, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Myocardial infarction induces structural and functional remodelling of the intrinsic cardiac nervous system.. The Journal of physiology, 2015.
  106. Yamakawa K, Howard-Quijano K, Zhou W, Rajendran P, Yagishita D, Vaseghi M, Ajijola OA, Armour JA, Shivkumar K, Ardell JL, Mahajan A. Central vs. peripheral neuraxial sympathetic control of porcine ventricular electrophysiology.. American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 2015.
  107. Romero J, Ajijola OA, Boyle N, Shivkumar K, Tung R. Prolonged high-power endocardial ablation of epicardial microreentrant VT from the LV summit in a patient with nonischemic cardiomyopathy.. HeartRhythm case reports, 2015.
  108. Ajijola OA, Romero J, Vorobiof G, Suh WM, Shivkumar K, Tung R. Hyper-response to cardiac resynchronization with permanent His bundle pacing: Is parahisian pacing sufficient?. HeartRhythm case reports, 2015.
  109. Tung R, Bauer B, Schelbert H, Lynch JP, Auerbach M, Gupta P, Schiepers C, Chan S, Ferris J, Barrio M, Ajijola O, Bradfield J, Shivkumar K. Incidence of abnormal positron emission tomography in patients with unexplained cardiomyopathy and ventricular arrhythmias: The potential role of occult inflammation in arrhythmogenesis.. Heart rhythm, 2015.
  110. Ajijola OA. Sudden cardiac death: We are not there yet.. Trends in cardiovascular medicine, 2015.
  111. Ajijola OA, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K. Detecting and monitoring arrhythmia recurrence following catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.. Frontiers in physiology, 2015.
  112. Irie T, Yu R, Bradfield JS, Vaseghi M, Buch EF, Ajijola O, Macias C, Fujimura O, Mandapati R, Boyle NG, Shivkumar K, Tung R. Relationship between sinus rhythm late activation zones and critical sites for scar-related ventricular tachycardia: systematic analysis of isochronal late activation mapping.. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 2015.
  113. Ajijola OA, Howard-Quijano K, Scovotti J, Vaseghi M, Lee C, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Augmentation of cardiac sympathetic tone by percutaneous low-level stellate ganglion stimulation in humans: a feasibility study.. Physiological reports, 2015.
  114. Ajijola OA, Yagishita D, Reddy NK, Yamakawa K, Vaseghi M, Downs AM, Hoover DB, Ardell JL, Shivkumar K. Remodeling of stellate ganglion neurons after spatially targeted myocardial infarction: Neuropeptide and morphologic changes.. Heart rhythm, 2015.
  115. Yagishita D, Chui RW, Yamakawa K, Rajendran PS, Ajijola OA, Nakamura K, So EL, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Sympathetic nerve stimulation, not circulating norepinephrine, modulates T-peak to T-end interval by increasing global dispersion of repolarization.. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 2014.
  116. Krishnamoorthi S, Perotti LE, Borgstrom NP, Ajijola OA, Frid A, Ponnaluri AV, Weiss JN, Qu Z, Klug WS, Ennis DB, Garfinkel A. Simulation Methods and Validation Criteria for Modeling Cardiac Ventricular Electrophysiology.. PloS one, 2014.
  117. Truong QA, Januzzi JL, Szymonifka J, Thai WE, Wai B, Lavender Z, Sharma U, Sandoval RM, Grunau ZS, Basnet S, Babatunde A, Ajijola OA, Min JK, Singh JP. Coronary sinus biomarker sampling compared to peripheral venous blood for predicting outcomes in patients with severe heart failure undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy: the BIOCRT study.. Heart rhythm, 2014.
  118. Ajijola OA, Tung R, Shivkumar K. Ventricular tachycardia in ischemic heart disease substrates.. Indian heart journal, 2014.
  119. Khalsa SS, Shahabi L, Ajijola OA, Bystritsky A, Naliboff BD, Shivkumar K. Synergistic application of cardiac sympathetic decentralization and comprehensive psychiatric treatment in the management of anxiety and electrical storm.. Frontiers in integrative neuroscience, 2014.
  120. Vaseghi M, Gima J, Kanaan C, Ajijola OA, Marmureanu A, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Cardiac sympathetic denervation in patients with refractory ventricular arrhythmias or electrical storm: intermediate and long-term follow-up.. Heart rhythm, 2013.
  121. Ajijola OA, Sun AY. The genetics of the J wave patterns.. Journal of electrocardiology, 2013.
  122. Ajijola OA, Yagishita D, Patel KJ, Vaseghi M, Zhou W, Yamakawa K, So E, Lux RL, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Focal myocardial infarction induces global remodeling of cardiac sympathetic innervation: neural remodeling in a spatial context.. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 2013.
  123. Vaseghi M, Yamakawa K, Sinha A, So EL, Zhou W, Ajijola OA, Lux RL, Laks M, Shivkumar K, Mahajan A. Modulation of regional dispersion of repolarization and T-peak to T-end interval by the right and left stellate ganglia.. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 2013.
  124. Yagishita D, Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Nsair A, Zhou W, Yamakawa K, Tung R, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Electrical homogenization of ventricular scar by application of collagenase: a novel strategy for arrhythmia therapy.. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 2013.
  125. Zhou W, Yamakawa K, Benharash P, Ajijola O, Ennis D, Hadaya J, Vaseghi M, Shivkumar K, Mahajan A. Effect of stellate ganglia stimulation on global and regional left ventricular function as assessed by speckle tracking echocardiography.. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 2013.
  126. Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Zhou W, Yamakawa K, Benharash P, Hadaya J, Lux RL, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Functional differences between junctional and extrajunctional adrenergic receptor activation in mammalian ventricle.. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 2012.
  127. Ajijola OA, Wisco JJ, Lambert HW, Mahajan A, Stark E, Fishbein MC, Shivkumar K. Extracardiac neural remodeling in humans with cardiomyopathy.. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology, 2012.
  128. Ajijola OA, Vaseghi M, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Bilateral cardiac sympathetic denervation: why, who and when?. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy, 2012.
  129. Ajijola OA, Shivkumar K. Neural remodeling and myocardial infarction: the stellate ganglion as a double agent.. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2012.
  130. Zhou W, Ko Y, Benharash P, Yamakawa K, Patel S, Ajijola OA, Mahajan A. Cardioprotection of electroacupuncture against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by modulation of cardiac norepinephrine release.. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 2012.
  131. Ajijola OA, Lellouche N, Bourke T, Tung R, Ahn S, Mahajan A, Shivkumar K. Bilateral cardiac sympathetic denervation for the management of electrical storm.. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2012.
  132. Ramirez RJ, Ajijola OA, Zhou W, Holmström B, Lüning H, Laks MM, Shivkumar K, Mahajan A. A new electrocardiographic marker for sympathetic nerve stimulation: modulation of repolarization by stimulation of stellate ganglia.. Journal of electrocardiology, 2011.
  133. Shaw SY, Cheng S, Cupples LA, Larson MG, McCabe EL, Ngwa JS, Wang YA, Martin RP, Klein RJ, Hashmi B, Ajijola OA, Lau E, O'Donnell CJ, Vasan RS, Cohen KS, Wang TJ. Genetic and clinical correlates of early-outgrowth colony-forming units.. Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics, 2011.
  134. Ajijola OA, Macklin EA, Moore SA, McCarty D, Bischoff KE, Heist EK, Picard M, Ruskin JN, Dec GW, Singh JP. Inpatient vs. elective outpatient cardiac resynchronization therapy device implantation and long-term clinical outcome.. Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, 2010.
  135. Ajijola OA, Dong C, Herderick EE, Ma Q, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ, Yan Z. Voluntary running suppresses proinflammatory cytokines and bone marrow endothelial progenitor cell levels in apolipoprotein-E-deficient mice.. Antioxidants & redox signaling, 2009.
  136. Ajijola OA, Nandigam KV, Chabner BA, Orencole M, Dec GW, Ruskin JN, Singh JP. Usefulness of cardiac resynchronization therapy in the management of Doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy.. The American journal of cardiology, 2008.
  137. Ajijola OA, Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ, Satterwhite LL. CD40 ligand: not bad to the bone (marrow), after all.. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 2005.