About the Authors

Roman Pachulski


Affiliation South Texas Heartbeat, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

James Cockrell

Affiliation Cardiovascular Consultants PA, Takoma Park, Maryland, United States of America

Hemant Solomon

Affiliation Southeastern Heart and Vascular Center, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America

Fang Yang

Affiliation Medtronic, Inc., CRDM Clinical Research, Minneapolis Minnesota, United States of America

John Rogers

Affiliation Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

FY was an employee of Medtronic, Inc., whose company funded this study. JC is an employee of Cardiovascular Consultants PA. HS is an employee of Southeastern Heart and Vascular Center. In addition, Dr. James Cockrell acts on the Regional Advisory Panel and is a speaker for Medtronic. Dr. John Rogers is also a speaker and consultant for Medtronic as well as receives research support and acts as a speaker and consultant for St. Jude Medical. Reveal® ICM is a product of Medtronic. There are no further patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RP JC FY JR. Performed the experiments: RP JC HS FY JR. Analyzed the data: RP JC HS FY JR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RP JC HS FY JR. Wrote the paper: RP JC HS FY JR.