Sameer Parekh

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Does media bias affect voting? We address this question by looking at the entry of Fox News in cable markets and its impact on voting. Between October 1996 and November 2000, the conservative Fox News Channel was introduced in the cable programming of 20 percent of US towns. Fox News availability in 2000 appears to be largely idiosyncratic. Using a data set(More)
BACKGROUND Radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation has provided an effective method for treating drug-refractory symptomatic atrial fibrillation. Recently, a cryoablation balloon approach has also received approval. The purpose of this study was to compare RF catheter ablation to cryoablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation with respect to safety,(More)
Although it has become traditional to place permanent pacemaker leads at the right ventricular apex and right atrial appendage, pacing from these locations poorly mimics normal physiology. A growing evidence base shows that right ventricular apical pacing results in ventricular dyssynchrony and various adverse effects. Provocative data from early trials(More)
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