Tom T. Hee, MD
Tom T. Hee, MD

Tom T. Hee, MD

Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medicine

Position

  • Professor

Education

  • California State University,B.S.,to 1972
  • Creighton University School of Medicine,M.D.,to 1976

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Li H, Lakkireddy D, Korlakunta H, Rovang K, Hee TT. Pacemaker Utilization During Permanent Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Who Received Pacemaker Implantation for Sinus Node Dysfunction. Am J Cardiol 2005; 96:942-945?, American Journal of Cardiology, 96, 942-945, 2005
  • Li H, Riedel R, Oldemeyer JB, Rovang KS, Hee, TT. Comparison of Recurrence Rates After Direct-Current Cardioversion for New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Receiving Versus Those Not Receiving Rhythm-Control Drug Therapy. Am J Cardiol 2004;93:45-48, American Journal of Cardiology, 93, 45-48, 2004
  • Li H, Rovang KS, Hee TT. A Wide QRS Tachycardia Inducible Only by Atrial Pacing and Terminable Only by Ventricular Pacing. PACE Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2003;26:2170-2173, PACE, 26, 2170-2173, 2004
  • Li H, Riedel R, Oldemeyer JB, Rovang KS, Hee, TT. Comparison of Recurrence Rates After Direct-Current Cardioversion for New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Receiving Versus Those Not Receiving Rhythm-Control Drug Therapy. Am J Cardiol 2004;93:45-48, American Journal of Cardiology, 93, 45-48, 2003
  • Shen X, Li H, Rovang KS, Hee TT, Holmberg MJ, Mooss AN, Mohiuddin SM. Transesophageal Echocardiography Before Cardioversion of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation: Does Absence of Previous Atrial Thrombi Preclude the Need of a Repeat Test? Am Heart J 2003;146:741-755, American Heart Journal, 146, 741-755, 2003
  • Shen X, Li H, Rovang KS, Hee TT, Holmberg MJ, Mooss AN, Mohiuddin SM. Prevalence of Intraatrial Thrombi in Atrial Fibrillation Patients with Sub-therapeutic International Normalized Ratios While on Conventional Anticoagulation, American Journal of Cardiology, 90 (6), 660-662, 2002

Publications

  • Anand K, Mooss AN, Hee TT, Mohiuddin SM. Meta-analysis: Inhibition of rennin-angiotensin system prevents new-onset atrial fibrillation. Am Heart Jour (Accepted 01/22/2006), American Heart Journal, 2006
  • Shen X, Li H, Holmberg MJ, Reddy M, Kusler M, Almeida NJS, Cloutier D, Rovang K, Hee TT, Mooss AN, Mohiuddin SM. Outcome in Heart Failure and Narrow QRS Patients with and without Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony. ACC (Accepted) 2006., ACC Current Journal Review, 2006
  • 44. Shen XD, Li HU, Nair C, Holmberg MJ, Cloutier D, Rovang K, Hee TT, Mooss A, Mohiuddin SM. Warfarin Therapy Initiated Before Transesophageal Echocardiography Detected Left Atrial Thrombus is More Beneficial than When Started After. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006; 47(4): 152A., ACC Current Journal Review, 47 (4), 152A, 2006
  • Shen X, Li H, Nair CK, Holmberg MJ, Lakkireddy D, Cloutier D, Rovang K, Hee TT, Mooss AN, Mohiuddin SM. Different implications of left atrial thrombus detected by transesophageal echocardiography in atrial fibrillation patients with and without warfarin therapy. ACC (Accepted) 2006., Neurosurgery Clinics North America, 2006
  • 42. Shen X, Nair CK, Li H, Hee TT, Lakkireddy D, Holmberg MJ, Cloutier D, Rovang KS, Mooss AN, Mohiuddin SM. Does Mitral Regurgitation Provide Protection Against the Formation of the Left Atrial Thrombus and Embolic Cerebral Vascular Accident in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation? Chest 2005 Oct; 128(4): 283S., Chest, 128 (4), 283S, 2005
  • Lakkireddy DA, Valasareddi SL, Ryshon K, Basarkodu K, Rovang, Mohiuddin SM, Hee TT, Schweikert, Tchou P, Wilkoff B, Natale A, Li H. The Impact of Povidone-Iodine Pocket Irrigation use on Pacemaker and Defibrillator infections. Pace 2005, 28 (8): 789-794., PACE, 28(8), 789-794, 2005
  • 41. Li H, Lakkireddy D, Korlakunta H, Rovang KS, Hee TT. Pacemaker Utilization During Permanent Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Who Received Pacemaker Implantation for Sinus Node Dysfunction. Am J Cardiol 2005, 96: 942-945., American Journal of Cardiology, 96, 942-945, 2005
  • Thambidorai S, Shen X, Nair C, Li H, Holmberg MJ, Mohiuddin SM, The Incidence of Embolic Stroke in patients with Left Atrial Thromus and/or Thoracic Aortic Plaques Assessed by Transesophageal Echocardiolgraphy. Journal of the Society of Echocario 2005;18(5):564, Journal of the Society of Echocardiology, 18, 564, 2005
  • Arcidi JM, Hunter CB, Biddle WP, Hee TT. Endocardial Maze III/Mitral Repair for Giant Left Atrium with severe pectus excavatum: Initial description and one-year outcome. Submitted 4th Annual Conference on the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation January 23, 2004, 4th Annual Conference on the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, 2004
  • Hee T, Rovang K, Li H, Ryan T, Clark R, Mohiuddin S. Arrhythmias in nonagerians., PACE, 25, 709, 2002
  • Shen X, Li H, Rovang K, Hee T, Holmberg JM, Mohiuddin SM. Transesophageal echocardiography before cardioversion of atrial fibrillation: Is it needed for patients receiving conventional antocoagulation but having sibtherapeutic INR?, J American College of Cardiology, 39, 376 A, 2002
  • Li H, Riedel R, Oldemeyer B, Wurdman R, Rovang K, Hee T. ”Prevention of atrial fibrillation using arrhythmic drugs post cardioversion of new onset atrial fibrillation., J American College of Cardiology, 39, 82 A, 2002
  • Clonazepam: An effective treatment of neurally mediated symptoms in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, Chest, 118(4), 219S, 2000
  • Immediate Management of serious problems in event monitor users., Chest, 118(4), 228S, 2000
  • Pacemaker Problems in Pacemaker Clinic in Chest '99, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Arrhythmia Detection by Event Recorders in PACE '99, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Elecrocardiographic Findings in Centurions in American Journal of Cardiology '99, Not Applicable, 1999
  • Safety of Amiodarone Therapy in Patients with COPD in Chest '99, Not Applicable, 1999

Presentations

  • Fellow Didactics, CCC Auditorium, 11/21/2005., 2005
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias, Grand Rounds, CCC Auditorium, 08/29/2005., 2005
  • Atrial Fibrillation. Clinical Updates in Internal Medicine. Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, 2005
  • Should we avoid pacing? Guidant Fellows Seminar. Champion’s Club. Omaha, NE, 2003
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy for Heart Failure – BiVentricular Pacing. Interventional Cardiology Update, 18th Annual Meeting of American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Kansas City, MO, 2003
  • Immediate management of serious problems in event monitor users.. Presented at the 66th Annual International Scientific Assembly of The American College of Chest Physicians. San Francisco, CA, 2000
  • Clonazepam: An effective treatment of neurally mediated symptoms in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. Presented at the 66th Annual International Scientific Assembly of The American College of Chest Physicians. San Francisco, CA, 2000
  • Ventricular arrythmia in congestive heart failure. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Tampa, FL, 2000
  • Pacemaker Clinic, International Scientific Assembly, Chicago, IL, Nov '99, 1999
  • "Arrhythmia Detection by Event Recorders" Scientific Sessions, Toronto,Ontario, Canada, May '99, 1999
  • Electrocardiographic Findings in Centurions at Society of Geriatric Cardiology, New Orleans, LA Mar '99, 1999

Awards and Honors

  • Intramural Research Award, 1999