Naomi J. Kertesz, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Naomi J. Kertesz, MD

Naomi J. Kertesz, MD

Contact Information

Cardiology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-0494
FX: (614) 722-2549

Biography

Naomi Kertesz, MD, is Director of Electrophysiology and Pacing at The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital. She is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Kertesz received her medical degree from Northwestern University. After completing her residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, she received her fellowship training for both pediatric cardiology and pediatric electrophysiology at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Kertesz's area of clinical expertise includes the diagnosis and management of arrhythmias, including radiofrequency and cryoablation of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias. Her depth of experience includes experience in 3 dimensional mapping and remote navigational mapping with ablation and in the implantation and follow-up of pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillators. Her research interests include the long term follow up of children with congenital AV block and the long-term follow-up of patients with pacemakers and defibrillators. Dr. Kertesz is certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Hebrew

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Northwestern University
    Date Completed: 06/30/1989

Residency

  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    Date Completed: 06/30/1992

Fellowship

  • Texas Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1996

Fellowship

  • Texas Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1997

Fellowship

  • Indiana Heart Institute
    Date Completed: 04/30/1998

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Cardiology

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Cardiology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/24/2010

Publications

  • Khan S, Nadorlik H, Kertesz NJ, Nicholson L, Ro PS, Cua C. 2014. QRS duration Changes in Patients with Single Ventricle Physiology: Birth to 10 years. In American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting
  • Kollins KM, Ro PS, Miao Y, Ackley T, Kertesz NJ. 2013. 24 Hour Cardioscans are Important in the Follow Up of Pacemakers and Patients with Congenital Heart Disease. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Meeting
  • Husain N, Kertesz NJ, Ro P, Heard T, Yates A. 0. Utility and need for temporary epicardial pacing wires in post-operative congenital heart disease. In American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
  • Husain N, Kertesz NJ, Ro P, Heard T, Yates A. 2012. Utility and need for temporary epicardial pacing wires in post-operative congenital heart disease. In American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
  • Kim,JJ; Macicek,SL; Decker,JA; Kertesz,NJ; Friedman,RA; Cannon,BC. 2012. Magnetic versus manual catheter navigation for ablation of free wall accessory pathways in children.  Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology. Vol. 5, no. 4. (August): 804-808.
  • Cua,CL; Phillips,A; Ackley,T; Ro,PS; Kertesz,NJ. 2011. Optimization of biventricular pacing via strain dyssynchrony measurements in a paediatric patient.  ACTA Cardiologica. Vol. 66, no. 4. (August): 527-530.
  • Bryant,R; Aboutalebi,A; Kim,JJ; Kertesz,NJ; Morales,DLS. 2011. Epicardial Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator System Placed in a 4.9-kg Infant.  Texas Heart Institute Journal. Vol. 38, no. 4. (August): 421-423.
  • Kertesz NJ, Ackley TJ, Daniels CJ, Cook SC, Roble SL, Grcic MM, Ro PS. 2011. ICDs for Primary Prevention in D-TGA Status Post Intra-Atrial Baffle Repair: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Thomas PE, Carlo WF, Decker JA, Cannon BC, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Kim JJ. 2011. Impact of American Heart Association Scientific Statement on Screening Electrocardiograms and Stimulant Medications.  Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Vol. 165, no. February: 166-70.
  • Moltedo JM, Kim JJ, Friedman RA, Kertesz NJ, Cannon BC. 2011. Use of a Cardioselective Beta-Blocker for Pediatric Patients With Prolonged QT Syndrome.  Pediatr Cardiol. Vol. 32, no. January: 63-6.
  • Niu M, Decker JA, Cannon BC, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Morales DL, Fraser CD, Kim JJ. 2010. The Infundibulum Sparing Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot Is Associated with an Extremely Low Incidence of Arrhythmias.
  • Macicek SL, Cannon BC, Kim JJ, Decker JA, Friedman RA, Kertesz NJ. 2010. Acute and Chronic Defibrillation Threshold Testing in Children: Is It Necessary?. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Decker J, Wilmot I, Price JF, Rossano JW, Cannon BC, Kertesz NJ, Jefferies JL, Kim JJ. 2010. Arrhythmias in Children Requiring Ventricular Assist Devices for Heart Failure.
  • Moltedo J, Cannon BC, Fenrich AL, Kertesz NJ. 2009. Radiofrequency Ablation of Nonautomatic Focal Atrial Tachycardia in Children with Structurally Normal Hearts.  J Interv Card Electrophysiol. Vol. 26, no. December: 225-9.
  • Dimas VV, Denfield SW, Cannon BC, Fenrich AL, Friedman RA, Smith EO, Clunie SK, Kim JJ, Dreyer WJ, Kertesz NJ. 2009. Frequency of Cardiac Death in Children With Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy. American Journal of Cardiology.  Am J Cardiol. Vol. 104, no. December: 1574-7.
  • Shah,AM; Cannon,BC; Kertesz,NJ; Kim,JJ. 2009. Cross-Stimulation: A Rare Complication of Chronic Epicardial Leads.  Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. Vol. 20, no. 9. (September): 1065-1067.
  • Decker J, Kim JJ, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Cannon BC. 2009. Use of Cryoablation in A-V Node Reentry Tachycardia has a Higher Recurrence Rate in Children Less Than 30 kg. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Thomas PE, Carlo WF, Decker JA, Cannon BC, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Kim JJ. 2009. Impact of American Heart Association Scientific Statement on Screening Electrocardiograms and Stimulant Medications. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Collins KK, Van Hare GF, Kertesz NJ, Law IH, Bar-Cohen Y, Dubin AM, Etheridge SP, Berul CI, Avari JN, Tuzcu V, Sreeram N, Schaffer MS, Fournier A, Sanatani S, Snyder CS, Smith RT Jr, Arabia L, Hamilton R, Chun T, Liberman L, Kakavand B, Paul T, Tanel RE. 2009. Pediatric Nonpostoperative Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia Medical Management and Interventional Therapies.  J Am Coll Cardiol. Vol. 53, no. February: 690-7.
  • Slesnick,TC; Kertesz,NJ; Price,JF. 2008. Isolated Sinus Node Dysfunction in an Infant with Developmental Delay.  Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 29, no. 6. (November): 1101-1103.
  • Kim,JJ; Valdes,SO; Kertesz,NJ; Cannon,BC. 2008. Isolated junctional tachycardia in a patient with pheochromocytoma: An unusual presentation of an uncommon disease.  Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 29, no. 5. (September): 986-988.
  • Moltedo,J; Kertesz,N,J; Abello,M,S; Friedman,R,A; Fenrich,A,L; Cannon,B,C. 2008. Use of a selective beta-blocker in pediatric patients with Long QT Syndrome. In World Congress of Cardiology
  • Cannon BC, Kim JJ, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA. 2008. Early recognition of fast pathway injury using atrial pacing during cryoablation of AV node reentry tachycardia. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Collins KK, Kertesz NJ, Dubin AM, Etheridge S, Berul CI, Avari J, Schaffer M, Sanatani S, SnyderC, Fournier A, Smith R, Liberman L, Kakavand B, Paul T, Van Hare GF, Tanel R. 2008. Non-postoperative Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia (JET) in Pediatric Patients: outcomes of medical management, radiofrequency (RF) ablation and cryoablation (CRYO). In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Shah AM, Jefferies JL, Cannon BC, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Kim JJ. 2008. Electrocardiographic abnormalities and arrhythmias are strongly associated with the development of cardiomyopathy in Muscular Dystrophy. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Cannon BC, Kim JJ, Friedman RA, Shah AM, Kertesz NJ. 2008. Beta blockers are less effective controlling atrial ectopic tachycardia in patients with structural heart disease. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Berul CI, Van Hare GF, Kertesz NJ, Dubin AM, Cecchin F, Collins KK, Cannon BC, Alexander ME, Triedman JK, Walsh EP, Friedman RA. 2008. Results of a Multicenter Retrospective Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Registry of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Patients.  J Am Coll Cardiol. Vol. 51, no. April: 1685-91.
  • Kim,JJ; Valdes,SO; Kertesz,NJ; Friedman,RA; Lewellen,M; Domino,M; Cannon,BC. 2007. Maintenance of AV synchrony in a small child utilizing two pacemakers and the triggered VVT mode: Triggered pacing in small children.  PACE-Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. Vol. 30, no. 11. (November): 1404-1407.
  • Kim JJ, Kertesz NJ, Cannon BC. 2007. Maintenance of AV Synchrony in a Small Child Utilizing Two Pacemakers and the Triggered VVT Mode.  Pace. Vol. 30, no. November: 1404-7.
  • Butts RJ, Friedman RA, Kim JJ, Valdes SO, Kertesz NJ and Cannon BC. 2007. Factors Predicting the Presence of Atrial Ectopic Tachycardia in the Pediatric Population. In Pediatric Cardiology
  • Kim,JJ; Friedman,RA; Eidem,BW; Cannon,BC; Arora,G; Smith,E. O'Brian; Fenrich,AL; Kertesz,NJ. 2007. Ventricular function and long-term pacing in children with congenital complete atrioventricular block.  Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. Vol. 18, no. 4. (April): 373-377.
  • Cephus CE, Mott AR, Kertesz NJ, Slesnick TC. 2007. Transient Complete Atrioventricular Block After Placement of a Central Venous Catheter in a Neonate.  Pediatr Crit Care Med. Vol. 8, no. January: 64-66.
  • Moffett BS, Cannon BC, Friedman RA, Kertesz NJ. 2006. Therapeutic levels of intravenous procainamide in neonates: a retrospective assessment.  Pharmacotherapy. Vol. 26, no. December: 1687-93.
  • Valdes SO, Arora, G, Pignatelli, RH, Eidem, BW, Ganame J, Friedman RA, Kertesz NJ, Cannon BC, Fenrich AL. 2006. Use Of Tissue Doppler To Predict Accessory Pathway Location In Children With Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome. In American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
  • Texter,Karen,M; Towbin,Jeffrey,A; Friedman,Richard,A; Fenrich,Arnold,L; Kertesz,Naomi,J; Clunie,Sarah,K; Cannon,Bryan,C. 2006. Electrocardiographic predictors of sudden cardiac death in pediatric hyperthrophic cardiomyopathy.  CIRCULATION. Vol. 114, no. 18. (October): 585-585.
  • Berul,Charles,I; Van Hare,George; Kertesz,Naomi,J; Dubin,Anne,M; Cecchin,Frank; Collins,Kathryn,K; Cannon,Bryan,C; Alexander,Mark,E; Triedman,John,K; Walsh,Edward,P; Friedman,Richard,A. 2006. A multicenter pediatric implantable cardioverter defibrillator retrospective registry.  CIRCULATION. Vol. 114, no. 18. (October): 450-450.
  • Texter,Karen,M; Towbin,Jeffrey,A; Friedman,Richard,A; Fenrich,Arnold,L; Kertesz,Naomi,J; Clunie,Sarah,K; Cannon,Bryan,C. 2006. Electrocardiographic predictors of sudden cardiac death in pediatric hyperthrophic cardiomyopathy. In 79th Annual Scientific Session of the American-Heart-Association
  • Thomas PE, Friedman RA, Kertesz NJ, Cannon BC. 2006. Syncope in Children, A typically benign entity. In Congenital Heart Disease
  • Berul,Charles,I; Van Hare,George; Kertesz,Naomi,J; Dubin,Anne,M; Cecchin,Frank; Collins,Kathryn,K; Cannon,Bryan,C; Alexander,Mark,E; Triedman,John,K; Walsh,Edward,P; Friedman,Richard,A. 2006. A multicenter pediatric implantable cardioverter defibrillator retrospective registry. In 79th Annual Scientific Session of the American-Heart-Association
  • Texter KM, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL. 2006. Atrial Flutter in Infants.  J Am Coll Cardiol. Vol. 48, no. September: 1040-6.
  • Cannon BC and Kertesz NJ. 2006. Dysrhythmias and Ventricular Dysfunction. In Heart Failure in Children and Young Adults: From Molectular Mechanisms to Medical and Surgical Strategies. Edited by Chang AC, and Towbin JA. Philadelphia: Elsevier.
  • Kertesz NJ and Cannon BC. 2006. Sudden Death and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators in Heart Failure. In Heart Failure in Children and Young Adults: From Molectular Mechanisms to Medical and Surgical Strategies. Edited by Chang AC, and Towbin JA. Philadelphia: Elsevier.
  • Cannon B, Kirsh J, Collins K, Papagiannis J, Chiu C, Dubin A, Fenrich Jr. A, Hamilton RM, Kertesz N, Stephenson E, Van Hare GF, Friedman R and The Pediatric Electrophysiology Society Working Group on Cryoablation. 2006. Safety and Efficacy of Cryoablation in Accessory Pathways in Children: A Multi-center Study from The Pediatric Electrophysiology Society Working Group on Cryoablation. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Price JF, Towbin JA, Dreyer WJ, Moffett BS, Kertesz NJ, Clunie SK, Denfield SW. 2006. Outpatient Continuous Parenteral Inotropic Therapy as Bridge to Transplantation in Children with Advanced Heart Failure.  J Cardiac Failure. Vol. 12, no. March: 139-43.
  • Cannon BC, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL, McKenzie D, Fraser CD, Kertesz NJ. 2006. Innovative New Techniques for Placement of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Leads in Patients with Limited Venous Access to the Heart.  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. Vol. 29, no. February: 181-7.
  • Kertesz NJ and Cannon BC. 2006. “Sudden Death and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators in Heart Failure.”. Philadelphia: Elsevier.
  • Cannon BC and Kertesz NJ. 2006. “ Dysrhythmias and Ventricular Dysfunction.”. Philadelphia: Elsevier.
  • Dubin AM, Janousek J, Rhee E, Strieper MJ, Cecchin F, Law I, Shannon KM, Temple J, Rosenthal E, Zimmerman FJ, Davis A, Karpawich PP, El Ahmed A. Vetter VL, Kertesz NJ, Shah M, Snyder C, Stephenson E, Emmel M, Sanatani S, Kanter R, Collins KK. 2005. Resynchronization Therapy in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Patients: An International Multicenter Study.  J Am Coll Cardiol. Vol. 46, no. December: 2277-83.
  • Cannon,B; Friedman,R,A; Fenrich,A,L; LeWellen,M; Kim,J,J; Minor,M; Kertesz,N,J. 2005. Atrial leads and SVT discriminators do not decrease the incidence inappropriate shocks in pediatric patients with Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. In 78th Annual Scientific Session of the American-Heart-Association
  • Arora G, Cannon BC, Kim JJ, Kertesz NJ, FriedmanRA, Fenrich AL. 2005. Tachycardia Induced Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Infants and Children. In American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
  • Carr M, Cannon BC, Fenrich AL, Friedman RA, Kertesz NJ. 2005. Long-term Outcome of Accelerated Ventricular Rhythm in Children. In American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
  • Yang Z, McMahon CJ, Smith LR, Bersola J, Adesina AM, Kearney DL, Dreyer WJ, Denfield SW, Price JF, Grenier M, Kertesz NJ, Clunie S, Fernbach SD, Southern JF, Berger S, Towbin JA, Bowles KR, Bowles NE. 2005. Danon Disease as a Frequent Cause of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Children.  Circulation. Vol. 112, no. September: 1612-7.
  • Kim,JJ; Denfield,SW; Dreyer,WJ; Price,JF; Cannon,BC; Towbin,JA; Minor,M; Clunie,S; Kertesz,NJ. 2005. Radio-frequency catheter ablation of accessory pathway mediated tachycardia in a child after orthotopic heart transplantation.  Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Vol. 24, no. 9. (September): e1444.e13.
  • Snyder CS, Bricker JT, Fenrich AL, Friedman RA, Rosenthal GL, Johnsrude CL, Kertesz C, Kertesz NJ. 2005. Can Pediatric Residents Interpret Electrocardiograms.  Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 26, no. July: 396-9.
  • Fenrich AL, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Cannon BC. 2005. CryoAblation of ParaHissian pathways in Children. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Patt HA, Fenrich AL, Cannon BC, Friedman RA, Kertesz NJ. 2005. Lead Fractures Detected by 24 Hour Holters in Children with Normal Pacemaker Checks. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Kertesz NJ, Cannon BC, Comeaux J, Minor MC, Smith EO, Fenrich AL, Friedman RA. 2005. Lead Placement in the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Results in 80% Reduction in Odds of Lead Outgrowth. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Kirsh JA, Collins KK, Cannon BC, Dubin AM, Fenrich AL, Friedman RA, Gross GJ, Kertesz NJ, Stephenson EA, Van Hare GF, Hamilton RM. 2005. Catheter cryoablation of AVNRT Are there predictors of success, failure and recurrence?. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Dubin AM, Janousek J, Cecchin F, Rosenthal E, Davis A, Kertesz NJ, Sanatani S, Batra A, Chun T, Kanter RJ, Emmel M, Collins KK. 2005. Technical Considerations in Resynchronization Therapy in the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Patient. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Kim JJ, Fenrich AL, Cannon BC, Friedman RA, Smith EO, Minor M, Kertesz NJ. 2005. Left Ventricular Dysfunction is a Rare Finding Following Long Term Pacing for Congenital Complete Atrioventricular Block. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Kertesz NJ, Fogel RI, Evans JJ, Prystowsky EN. 2005. The Mechanism of Induction of Atrioventricular Node Reentry by Simultaneous Anterograde Conduction Over the Fast and Slow Pathways.  Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. Vol. 16, no. March: 251-55.
  • Kertesz,A. 2005. Standardizing the diagnosis.
  • Friedman RA, Will JC, Fenrich AL, Kertesz NJ. 2005. His ablation and pacemaker therapy in patients with drug resistant atrial tachyarrhythmias after the Fontan operation.  Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. Vol. 16, no. January: 24-9.
  • Dimas,V,V; Denfield,S,W; Cannon,B,C; Fenrich,A,L; Friedman,R,A; Smith,E,O; Clunie,S,K; Kim,J,J; Price,J,F; Jeffries,J,L; Dreyer,W,J; Kertesz,N,J. 2004. Arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death in children with dilated cardiomyopathy. In 77th Scientific Meeting of the American-Heart-Association
  • Cannon,B,C; Kertesz,N,J; Friedman,R,A; Moltedo,J; Fenrich,A,L. 2004. Use of catheter cryoablation in pediatrics: Success determined by time to effect. In 77th Scientific Meeting of the American-Heart-Association
  • Dimas VV, Kertesz NJ, Dreyer WJ, Kim JJ, Jeffries JL, Clunie SK, Cannon BC, Smith EO, Price JF, Denfield SW. 2004. Predictors of Poor Outcome in Dilated Cardiomyopathy. In American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions
  • Synyder CS, Friedman RA, Kertesz NJ, Fenrich AL. 2004. Pediatric Electrophysiologists Can Safely Perform Electrophysiology Studies on Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. In Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session
  • Cannon BC, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL, McKenzie D, Fraser CD, Kertesz NJ. 2004. Innovative New Techniques for Placement of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Leads in Patients with Limited Venous Access to the Heart.
  • Salerno JC, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL. 2004. Clinical Course of Atrial Ectopic Tachycardia is Age Dependent: Results and Treatment in Children < or > 3 years of Age.  J Am Coll Cardiol. Vol. 43, no. February: 438-44.
  • Cannon BC, Denfield SW, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL, Dreyer WJ, Towbin JA, Kertesz NJ. 2004. Late Pacemaker Requirement After Pediatric Orthotopic Heart Transplantation may Predict the Presence of Coronary Artery Disease.  J Heart Lung Transplant. Vol. 23, no. January: 67-71.
  • Tortoriello,T,A; Snyder,C,S; Smith,E,O; Fenrich,A,L; Friedman,R,A; Kertesz,N,J. 2003. Frequency of recurrence among infants with supraventricular tachycardia and comparison of recurrence rates among those with and without preexcitation and among those with and without response to digoxin and/or propranolol therapy.  Am J Cardiol. Vol. 92, no. 9. (November): 1045-1049.
  • Tortoriello TA, Snyder CS, Fenrich AL, Friedman RA, Kertesz NJ. 2003. Supraventricular tachycardia in infancy: Does preexcitation or the number of drugs used for treatment predict recurrence after one year of age?.  Am J Cardiol. Vol. 92, no. November: 1045-9.
  • Dubin AM, Berul MD CI, Bevilacqua LM, Collins KK, Etheridge SP, Fenrich AL, Friedman RA, Hamilton RM, Schaffer MS, Shah M, Silka MJ, Van Hare GF, Kertesz NJ. 2003. The Use of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Pediatric Patients And Patients with Complex Congenital Heart Disease Awaiting Heart Transplantation.  J Card Fail. Vol. 9, no. October: 375-9.
  • Dubin,A,M; Berul,C,I; Bevilacqua,L,M; Collins,K,K; Etheridge,S,P; Fenrich,A,L; Friedman,R,A; Hamilton,R,M; Schaffer,M,S; Shah,M; Silka,M,J; Van Hare,G,F; Kertesz,N,J. 2003. The use of Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in pediatric patients awaiting heart transplantation.  Journal of Cardiac Failure. Vol. 9, no. 5. (October): 375-379.
  • Kertesz NJ, Gajarski R, Stromberg D, Towbin JA, Schowengerdt K, Price JK, Bricker JT, Frazier OH, Radovancevic B, and Denfield SW. 2003. Long-term follow up of arrhythmias in pediatric orthotopic heart transplant recipients: incidence and correlation with rejection.  J Heart Lung Transplant. Vol. 22, no. August: 889-93.
  • Snyder CS, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL, O’Reilly K, Reeves S, Kertesz NJ. 2003. The Emergency Center vs. the Computer: Which is the Better Electrocardiographer?.  Pediatr Cardiol. Vol. 24, no. July: 364-8.
  • Snyder CS, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL, Gajarski RJ, Kertesz NJ. 2003. Usefulness of echocardiography in infants with supraventricular tachycardia.  Am J of Cardiol. Vol. 91, no. May: 1277-79.
  • Cecchin F, Berul CI, Hamilton Rm, Kertesz NJ, Dubin AM, Stefanelli CB, Perry JC, Rhodes LA, Blaufox AD, Paul T, Sehra R, Shah MJ. 2003. Risks and Benefits of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators for Prevention of Sudden Death in Young Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
  • Laird W, Snyder C, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Miller D, Fenrich AL. 2003. Use of Intravenous Amiodarone for Post-Operative Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia in Children.  Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 24, no. March: 133-7.
  • Cannon,B,C; Bryant,R,M; Fenrich,A,L; Kertesz,N,J; Towbin,J,A; Friedman,R,A. 2003. Use of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators in children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. In 52nd Annual Scientific Session of the American-College-of-Cardiology
  • Stephenson EA, Collins KK, Dubin AM, Epstein MR, Hamilton RM, Kertesz NJ, Alexander ME, Cecchin F, Friedman JK, Walsh EP, Berul CI. 2002. Circadian and Seasonal Variation of Malignant Arrhythmias in a Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Population.  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. Vol. 13, no. October: 1009-14.
  • McMahon CJ, Kertesz NJ, Vick GW. 2002. Delineation of persistent fifth aortic arch using magnetic resonance angiography: Unmasking the great pretender.  Cardiology in the Young. Vol. 12, no. October: 484-5.
  • Stephenson,E,A; Collins,K,K; Dubin,A,M; Epstein,M,R; Hamilton,R,M; Kertesz,N,J; Alexander,M,E; Cecchin,F; Triedman,J,K; Walsh,E,P; Berul,C,I. 2002. Circadian and seasonal variation of malignant Arrhythmias in a pediatric and congenital heart disease population. In 22nd Annual Meeting of the North-American-Society-of-Pacing-and-Electrophysiology
  • Kertesz NJ, Fenrich AL, Comeaux J, Minor M, Friedman RA. 2002. Results of a Decade of Transvenous Pediatric Pacing: Comprehensive Long-Term Follow-Up.
  • Dubin AM, Van Hare GF, Collins KK, Bevilacqua L, Berul CI, Alexander M, Ethridge S, Alfayyadh M, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL, and Kertesz NJ. 2002. The Use of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Pediatric Patients Awaiting Heart Transplantation.
  • Price JF, Kertesz NJ, Snyder CS, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL. 2002. Flecainide and Sotalol: A new combination therapy for refractory supraventricular tachycardia in infants.  J Am Coll Cardiol. Vol. 39, no. February: 517-20.
  • Friedman RA, Fenrich AL, Kertesz NJ. 2001. Congenital Complete Atrioventricular Block.  PACE. Vol. 24, no. November: 1681-8.
  • Salerno,J,C; Kertesz,N,J; Friedman,R,A; Fenrich,A,L. 2001. Atrial ectopic tachycardia: A comparison of children less than 6 months to those greater than 6 months.
  • Kertesz, NJ, and Garson Jr., A. 2001. The Incidence of Perioperative Arrhythmias. In Cardiac Arrhythmias after Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease. Edited by Gillette PC, Balaji S, and Case CL. London, New York, New Delhi: Arnold.
  • Cannon BC, Kertesz NJ, Friedman RA, Fenrich AL. 2001. Use of tissue plasminogen activator in a stroke after radiofrequency ablation of a left-sided accessory pathway.  J Cardiovasc Electrophysiology. Vol. 12, no. June: 723-725.
  • Cannon,B,C; Kertesz,N,J; Friedman,R,A; Fenrich,A,L. 2001. Use of tissue plasminogen activator in a stroke after radiofrequency ablation of a left-sided accessory pathway.  Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. Vol. 12, no. 6. (June): 723-725.
  • Kertesz NJ, Denfield SW, Towbin JA, Price JK, Gajarski RJ. 2001. Usefulness of routine surveillance biopsies in children greater than 1-year status post orthotopic heart transplantation.  Am J Cardiol. Vol. 87, no. March: 667-8.
  • Friedman RA, Fenrich AL, Kertesz NJ. 2001. Congenital Complete Atrioventricular Block. In PACE
  • Kertesz, NJ, and Garson Jr., A. 2001. “The Incidence of Perioperative Arrhythmias.”. London, NY: New Delhi: Arnold.
  • Kertesz,N,J; Snyder,C; Fenrich,A,L; Minor,M,C; Black,H,R; Friedman,R,A. 2000. Intermediate term comparison of DDD versus VVI(R) pacing in infants with congenital complete atrioventricular block.
  • Price,J,F; Kertesz,N,J; Snyder,C,S; Friedman,R,A; Fenrich,A,L. 2000. Flecainide and sotalol: A new combination therapy for refractory supraventricular tachycardia in infants.
  • Riddle,E,M; Kertesz,N,J; Fenrich,A,L; Friedman,R. 1999. Comparison of holter results ordered by pediatric cardiologists versus pediatricians in patients without known heart disease.
  • Snyder,C,S; Friedman,R,A; Fenrich,A,L; O'Reilly,K; Reeves,S; Kertesz,N,J. 1999. The emergency center vs the computer: Which is the better electrocardiographer?.
  • Kertesz NJ. 1999. Electrophysiologic Issues in Atrioventricular Canal Defects.  Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. Vol. 10, no. June: 153-9.
  • Kertesz NJ. 1999. Electrophysiologic Issues in Atrioventricular Canal Defects. In Progress in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Snyder,C,S; Friedman,R,A; Fenrich,A,L; Gajarski,R,J; Kertesz,N,J. 1998. Routine echocardiographic screening of all infants with supraventricular tachycardia is recommended to detect frequently unrecognized congenital heart disease.
  • Kertesz NJ, Fenrich AL, Friedman RA, Garson AT Jr. 1998. Current Management of the Infant and Child with Supraventricular Tachycardia.  Card in Review. Vol. 6, no. July: 221-30.
  • Gajarski RJ, Smith EO, Denfield SW, Rosenblatt HM, Kearny DL, Frazier OH, Radovancevic B, Price JK, Kertesz NJ, Towbin JA. 1998. Long-term results of triple drug based immunosuppression in non-neonatal pediatric heart transplant recipients.  Transplantation. Vol. 65, no. June: 1470-76.
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