Albumin is a better predictor of outcomes than body mass index following coronary artery bypass grafting.
Surgery., Oct;150(4):626-34 (2011)
Sex and gender in thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissection.
Semin. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., 23(2):124-5 (2011)
Modified aortoplasty for discrete congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Jun;143(6):1450-1 (2012)
Concomitant tricuspid valve operations affect outcomes after mitral operations: a multiinstitutional, statewide analysis.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jul;94(1):52-7; discussion 58 (2012)
Short and long-term outcomes for bidirectional glenn procedure performed with and without cardiopulmonary bypass.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jul;94(1):164-70; discussion 170-1 (2012)
Cardiothoracic surgery and the National Institutes of Health and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Jul;142(1):20-3 (2011)
Gender, race, and socioeconomic status affects outcomes after lung cancer resections in the United States.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;92(2):434-9 (2011)
Pretreatment strategy with adenosine A2A receptor agonist attenuates reperfusion injury in a preclinical porcine lung transplantation model.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Oct;142(4):887-94 (2011)
Circulating fibrocytes correlate with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome development after lung transplantation: a novel clinical biomarker.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;92(2):470-7; discussion 477 (2011)
Small prosthesis size in aortic valve replacement does not affect mortality.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Sep;92(3):880-8; discussion 888 (2011)
Characterization of novel synthesized small molecular compounds against non-small cell lung cancer.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Sep;92(3):1031-7 (2011)
Acute hyperglycemic exacerbation of lung ischemia-reperfusion injury is mediated by receptor for advanced glycation end-products signaling.
Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol., Mar;46(3):299-305 (2012)
Adenosine signaling via the adenosine 2B receptor is involved in bronchiolitis obliterans development.
J. Heart Lung Transplant., Dec;29(12):1405-14 (2010)
Superiority of moderate control of hyperglycemia to tight control inÂ patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Feb;141(2):543-51 (2011)
Should all ischemic mitral regurgitation be repaired? When should we replace?
Curr. Opin. Cardiol., Mar;26(2):113-7 (2011)
Outcomes and cost of cardiac surgery in octogenarians is related to type of operation: a multiinstitutional analysis.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Feb;91(2):499-505 (2011)
Natural killer T cell-derived IL-17 mediates lung ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med., Jun;183(11):1539-49 (2011)
Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome occurs earlier in the post-lung allocation score era.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., May;141(5):1278-82 (2011)
Have thoracic endografting outcomes improved since US Food and Drug Administration approval?
Ann. Thorac. Surg., May;91(5):1314-22; discussion 1322 (2011)
The impact of coronary artery endarterectomy on outcomes during coronary artery bypass grafting.
J Card Surg., May;26(3):247-53 (2011)
Valve-sparing aortic root reconstruction.
Surg. Clin. North Am., Aug;89(4):837-44, viii (2009)
Adenosine A2A receptor activation on CD4+ T lymphocytes and neutrophils attenuates lung ischemia-reperfusion injury.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Feb;139(2):474-82 (2010)
Smooth muscle phenotypic modulation is an early event in aortic aneurysms.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Dec;138(6):1392-9 (2009)
High spatial resolution magnetic resonance imaging of cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery.
J. Vasc. Surg., Feb;51(2):471-4 (2010)
Activation of A1, A2A, or A3 adenosine receptors attenuates lung ischemia-reperfusion injury.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Aug;140(2):440-6 (2010)
Elective thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery: better outcomes from high-volume centers.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., May;210(5):855-9, 859-60 (2010)
Use of a nonpledgeted suture technique is safe and efficient for aortic valve replacement.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Feb;141(2):388-93 (2011)
Primary payer status affects mortality for major surgical operations.
Ann. Surg., Sep;252(3):544-50; discussion 550-1 (2010)
Tissue-derived proinflammatory effect of adenosine A2B receptor in lung ischemia-reperfusion injury.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Oct;140(4):871-7 (2010)
Does reperfusion injury still cause significant mortality after lung transplantation?
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Mar;137(3):688-94 (2009)
CD4+ T lymphocytes mediate acute pulmonary ischemia-reperfusion injury.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Mar;137(3):695-702; discussion 702 (2009)
Acute hyperglycemia enhances oxidative stress and exacerbates myocardial infarction by activating nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase during reperfusion.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Mar;137(3):723-9 (2009)
Pulmonary inflammation after lung transplantation.
Surgery., Jul;146(1):1-4 (2009)
Recurrent cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery: successful treatment with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.
Vasc Endovascular Surg., 43(4):399-402 (2009)
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;88(2):504-5 (2009)
Resident research forums stimulate novel research within general surgical training programs.
J Surg Educ., 66(3):146-51 (2009)
Additive protection against lung ischemia-reperfusion injury by adenosine A2A receptor activation before procurement and during reperfusion.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Jan;135(1):156-65 (2008)
Effects of induction immunosuppression regimen on acute rejection, bronchiolitis obliterans, and survival after lung transplantation.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Mar;135(3):594-602 (2008)
New strategies for surgical management of ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther., Apr;6(4):521-30 (2008)
Statin therapy improves outcomes after valvular heart surgery.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., May;85(5):1521-5; discussion 1525-6 (2008)
Timing of stroke after cardiopulmonary bypass determines mortality.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., May;85(5):1556-62; discussion 1562-3 (2008)
NADPH oxidase in bone marrow-derived cells mediates pulmonary ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol., Mar;40(3):375-81 (2009)
Timing of adenosine 2A receptor stimulation relative to reperfusion has differential effects on infarct size and cardiac function as assessed in mice by MRI.
Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol., Dec;295(6):H2328-35 (2008)
Inflammatory lung injury after cardiopulmonary bypass is attenuated by adenosine A(2A) receptor activation.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Nov;136(5):1280-7; discussion 1287-8 (2008)
Inferior vena cava filter migration to the heart.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Nov;86(5):1664-5 (2008)
A simplified approach to degenerative disease: triangular resections of the mitral valve.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., May;83(5):1658-64; discussion 1664-5 (2007)
Changes in thoracic surgery training.
Am Surg., Feb;73(2):155-6 (2007)
Proinflammatory response of alveolar epithelial cells is enhanced by alveolar macrophage-produced TNF-alpha during pulmonary ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol., Jul;293(1):L105-13 (2007)
Predicting operative mortality after surgery for ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jun;83(6):2029-35; discussion 2035 (2007)
Transesophageal echocardiographic guidance for surgical repair of aortic insufficiency in congenital heart disease.
J Am Soc Echocardiogr., Sep;20(9):1080-5 (2007)
Pulmonary macrophage inhibition and inhaled nitric oxide attenuate lung ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jul;84(1):247-53 (2007)
A change in perspective: results for ischemic mitral valve repair are similar to mitral valve repair for degenerative disease.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Sep;84(3):750-7; discussion 758 (2007)
Adenosine A2A activation attenuates nontransplantation lung reperfusion injury.
J. Surg. Res., Sep;149(1):3-8 (2008)
Reinitiation of compensatory lung growth after subsequent lung resection.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Nov;134(5):1300-5 (2007)
Mediastinal thymoma invading the superior vena cava and the right atrium.
Acta Cardiol., Oct;62(5):517-8 (2007)
Research incentive program for clinical surgical faculty associated with increases in research productivity.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Aug (2012)
Prevention of the second stage of epithelial loss is a potential novel treatment for bronchiolitis obliterans.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Aug (2012)
ExÂ vivo rehabilitation of non-heart-beating donor lungs in preclinical porcine model: Delayed perfusion results in superior lung function.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Aug (2012)
Bone marrow-derived MCP1 required for experimental aortic aneurysm formation and smooth muscle phenotypic modulation.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Dec;142(6):1567-74 (2011)
The best approach to repair anomalous origin of the right coronary artery.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg., Feb;41(2):290 (2012)
Contemporary outcomes for surgical mitral valve repair: a benchmark for evaluating emerging mitral valve technology.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Apr;143(4 Suppl):S12-6 (2012)
The effect of surgeon volume on mortality for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Apr;143(4):854-63 (2012)
Previous percutaneous coronary intervention increases morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting.
Surgery., Jul;152(1):5-11 (2012)
Inhibiting CXCL12 blocks fibrocyte migration and differentiation and attenuates bronchiolitis obliterans in a murine heterotopic tracheal transplant model.
Development of a novel murine model of aortic aneurysms using peri-adventitial elastase.
Surgery., Aug;152(2):238-46 (2012)
Academic season does not influence cardiac surgical outcomes at US Academic Medical Centers.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Jun;212(6):1000-7 (2011)
Time of year does not influence mortality for vascular operations at academic centers.
J. Vasc. Surg., Aug;54(2):546-53 (2011)
Pulmonary artery and conduit reintervention rates after norwood using a right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Oct;92(4):1483-9; discussion 1489 (2011)
Is off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting superior to conventional bypass in octogenarians?
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Jan;141(1):81-90 (2011)
Preoperative computed tomography is associated with lower risk of perioperative stroke in reoperative cardiac surgery.
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg., Jun;12(6):919-23 (2011)
Primary payer status affects outcomes for cardiac valve operations.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., May;212(5):759-67 (2011)
Predicted risk of mortality models: surgeons need to understand limitations of the University HealthSystem Consortium models.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Nov;209(5):551-6 (2009)
Outcomes of reoperative aortic valve replacement after previous sternotomy.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Feb;139(2):263-72 (2010)
Cardiac catheterization within 24 hours of valve surgery is significantly associated with acute renal failure.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., Nov;140(5):1011-7 (2010)
Enhanced fibrinolysis protects against lung ischemia-reperfusion injury.
J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., May;137(5):1241-8 (2009)
Cardiac injury during resternotomy does not affect perioperative mortality.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., May;206(5):993-7; discussion 997-9 (2008)