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122 Citations (Scopus)

111 Fontan Conversions with Arrhythmia Surgery: Surgical Lessons and Outcomes

Mavroudis, C., Deal, B., Backer, C. L., Stewart, R. D., Franklin, W. H., Tsao, S., Ward, K. M. & deFreitas, R., Nov 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84, 5, p. 1457-1466 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Arrhythmias
Tachycardia
Atrial Fibrillation
Transplantation
Protein-Losing Enteropathies
4 Citations (Scopus)

Acute in vivo evaluation of a new stentless mitral valve

Navia, J. L., Doi, K., Atik, F. A., Fukamachi, K., Kopcak, M. W., Dessoffy, R., Ruda-Vega, P., Garcia, M., Houghtaling, P. L., Martin, M., Blackstone, E. H., McCarthy, P. M. & Lytle, B. W., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 133, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitral Valve
Sheep
Left Ventricular Function
Dobutamine
Papillary Muscles
12 Citations (Scopus)
Tricuspid Valve
Mitral Valve
Atrial Fibrillation
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Dilatation
51 Citations (Scopus)

Aprotinin is safe in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Backer, C. L., Kelle, A. M., Stewart, R. D., Suresh, S. C., Ali, F. N., Cohn, R. A., Seshadri, R. & Mavroudis, C., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 134, 6, p. 1421-1428 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aprotinin
Thoracic Surgery
Pediatrics
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Acute Kidney Injury
30 Citations (Scopus)

Cerebral near infrared spectroscopy is a reliable marker of systemic perfusion in awake single ventricle children

Kirshbom, P. M., Forbess, J. M., Kogon, B. E., Simsic, J. M., Kim, D. W., Raviele, A. A., Kanter, K. R. & Vincent, R. N., Feb 1 2007, In : Pediatric cardiology. 28, 1, p. 42-45 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
Perfusion
Superior Vena Cava
Oximetry
Outpatients
54 Citations (Scopus)

Complete Atrioventricular Canal: Comparison of Modified Single-Patch Technique With Two-Patch Technique

Backer, C. L., Stewart, R. D., Bailliard, F., Kelle, A. M., Webb, C. L. & Mavroudis, C., Dec 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84, 6, p. 2038-2046 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Ventricular Heart Septal Defects
Atrioventricular Block
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Complete atrioventricular septal defect
3 Citations (Scopus)

Congenital left internal thoracic artery-pulmonary artery fistula used as an inflow for a coronary artery bypass graft

Soga, Y., Hanyu, M., Kawatou, M., Yokota, T., Nomoto, T., Nakano, J. & Okabayashi, H., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 134, 6, p. 1581-1582 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vascular Fistula
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
Calcinosis
Aortic Diseases
Mammary Arteries
4 Citations (Scopus)

Congenital Tracheal Stenosis: Tracheal Autograft Technique

Backer, C. L., Holinger, L. D. & Mavroudis, C., Sep 1 2007, In : Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 12, 3, p. 178-183 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autografts
Tracheal agenesis
17 Citations (Scopus)

Development and evaluation of the "Advanced Heart Failure Clinical Competence Survey": A tool to assess knowledge of heart failure care and self-assessed competence

Goodlin, S. J., Trupp, R., Bernhardt, P., Grady, K. L. & Dracup, K., Jul 1 2007, In : Patient education and counseling. 67, 1-2, p. 3-10 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Competence
Self Care
Mental Competency
Heart Failure
Nurses
15 Citations (Scopus)

Dual-chamber epicardial pacing in neonates with congenital heart block

Kelle, A. M., Backer, C. L., Tsao, S., Stewart, R. D., Franklin, W. H., Deal, B. J. & Mavroudis, C., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 134, 5, p. 1188-1192 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Newborn Infant
Heterotaxy Syndrome
Myocarditis
Cardiomyopathies
Congenital heart block
47 Citations (Scopus)

Echocardiographic Follow-up of Tricuspid Annuloplasty with a New Three-Dimensional Ring in Patients with Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation

Fukuda, S., Gillinov, A. M., McCarthy, P. M., Matsumura, Y., Thomas, J. D. & Shiota, T., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 20, 11, p. 1236-1242 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Tricuspid Valve
Echocardiography
Causality
Mental Competency
10 Citations (Scopus)

Elements of nonpharmacologic interventions that prevent progression of heart failure: a meta-analysis.

Kozak, A. T., Rucker-Whitaker, C., Basu, S., Mendes de Leon, C. F., Calvin, J. E., Grady, K. L., Richardson, D. J. & Powell, L. H., Jan 1 2007, In : Congestive heart failure (Greenwich, Conn.). 13, 5, p. 280-287 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meta-Analysis
Hospitalization
Heart Failure
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
17 Citations (Scopus)

Emotional adjustment 5 years after heart transplant: A multisite study

Rybarczyk, B., Grady, K. L., Naftel, D. C., Kirklin, J. K., White-Williams, C., Kobashigawa, J., Chait, J., Young, J. B., Pelegrin, D., Czerr, J., McLeod, M., Rissinger, J., Higgins, R. & Heroux, A., May 1 2007, In : Rehabilitation Psychology. 52, 2, p. 206-214 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Transplants
Social Adjustment
Appointments and Schedules
Research
28 Citations (Scopus)

Evolving Anatomic and Electrophysiologic Considerations Associated With Fontan Conversion

Mavroudis, C., Backer, C. L., Deal, B., Stewart, R. D., Franklin, W. H., Tsao, S. & Ward, K. M., Apr 13 2007, In : Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. 10, 1, p. 136-145 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Arrhythmias
Anatomy
Atrial Septum
Pulmonary Atresia
Ventricular Septum
61 Citations (Scopus)

Evolving Surgical Strategy for Sinus Venosus Atrial Septal Defect: Effect on Sinus Node Function and Late Venous Obstruction

Stewart, R. D., Bailliard, F., Kelle, A. M., Backer, C. L., Young, L. T. & Mavroudis, C., Nov 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84, 5, p. 1651-1655 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sinoatrial Node
Superior Vena Cava
Heart Atria
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Pericardium
17 Citations (Scopus)

Functional status one year after heart transplant

Jalowiec, A., Grady, K. L. & White-Williams, C., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. 27, 1, p. 24-32 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transplants
Sickness Impact Profile
Heart Transplantation
Recreation
Pamphlets
101 Citations (Scopus)

Guidelines for Reporting Data and Outcomes for the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Shemin, R. J., Cox, J. L., Gillinov, A. M., Blackstone, E. H. & Bridges, C. R., Mar 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 83, 3, p. 1225-1230 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Research Design
Guidelines
Ablation Techniques
Heart Diseases
502 Citations (Scopus)

HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: Recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation

Calkins, H., Brugada, J., Packer, D. L., Cappato, R., Chen, S. A., Crijns, H. J. G., Damiano, R. J., Davies, D. W., Haines, D. E., Haissaguerre, M., Iesaka, Y., Jackman, W., Jais, P., Kottkamp, H., Kuck, K. H., Lindsay, B. D., Marchlinski, F. E., McCarthy, P. M., Mont, J. L., Morady, F. & 7 others, Nademanee, K., Natale, A., Pappone, C., Prystowsky, E., Raviele, A., Ruskin, J. N. & Shemin, R. J., Jan 1 2007, In : Europace. 9, 6, p. 335-379 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Conduction System
Cardiac Electrophysiologic Techniques
Catheter Ablation
Advisory Committees
Diagnostic Imaging
1005 Citations (Scopus)

HRS/EHRA/ECAS Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Recommendations for Personnel, Policy, Procedures and Follow-Up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Developed in partnership with the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)

Calkins, H., Brugada, J., Packer, D. L., Cappato, R., Chen, S. A., Crijns, H. J. G., Damiano, R. J., Davies, D. W., Haines, D. E., Haissaguerre, M., Iesaka, Y., Jackman, W., Jais, P., Kottkamp, H., Kuck, K. H., Lindsay, B. D., Marchlinski, F. E., McCarthy, P. M., Mont, J. L., Morady, F. & 7 others, Nademanee, K., Natale, A., Pappone, C., Prystowsky, E., Raviele, A., Ruskin, J. N. & Shemin, R. J., Jan 1 2007, In : Heart rhythm. 4, 6, p. 816-861 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Surface Potential Mapping
Catheter Ablation
Pulmonary Veins
Medical Societies
Electrophysiology
38 Citations (Scopus)

Improved Outcomes After Aortic Valve Surgery for Chronic Aortic Regurgitation With Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction

Bhudia, S. K., McCarthy, P. M., Kumpati, G. S., Helou, J., Hoercher, K. J., Rajeswaran, J. & Blackstone, E. H., Apr 3 2007, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 49, 13, p. 1465-1471 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Aortic Valve
Survival
Hospital Mortality
81 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence of atrial fibrillation post-cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in patients with typical atrial flutter: Left-atrial size as an independent predictor of atrial fibrillation recurrence

Ellis, K., Wazni, O., Marrouche, N., Martin, D., Gillinov, M., McCarthy, P., Saad, E. B., Bhargava, M., Schweikert, R., Saliba, W., Bash, D., Rossillo, A., Erciyes, D., Tchou, P. & Natale, A., Aug 1 2007, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 18, 8, p. 799-802 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Recurrence
Incidence
Pharmaceutical Preparations
24 Citations (Scopus)

Long-Term Results of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting in Dialysis Patients

Kai, M., Okabayashi, H., Hanyu, M., Soga, Y., Nomoto, T., Nakano, J., Matsuo, T., Umehara, E. & Kawato, M., May 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 83, 5, p. 1666-1671 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammary Arteries
Dialysis
Coronary Artery Bypass
Mediastinitis
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
3 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical strain induces a persistent upregulation of syndecan-1 expression in smooth muscle cells

Julien, M. A., Haller, C. A., Wang, P., Wen, J. & Chaikof, E. L., Apr 1 2007, In : Journal of Cellular Physiology. 211, 1, p. 167-173 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syndecan-1
Smooth Muscle Myocytes
Muscle
Up-Regulation
Cells
11 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical strain regulates syndecan-4 expression and shedding in smooth muscle cells through differential activation of MAP kinase signaling pathways

Julien, M. A., Wang, P., Haller, C. A., Wen, J. & Chaikof, E. L., Jan 1 2007, In : American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 292, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syndecan-4
MAP Kinase Signaling System
Smooth Muscle Myocytes
Muscle
Phosphotransferases
8 Citations (Scopus)

Migration and Colon Perforation of Intraperitoneal Cardiac Pacemaker Systems

Dodge-Khatami, A., Backer, C. L., Meuli, M., Prêtre, R., Tomaske, M. & Mavroudis, C., Jun 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 83, 6, p. 2230-2232 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdomen
Colon
Pediatrics
208 Citations (Scopus)

Monocyte chemotactic protein-3 is a myocardial mesenchymal stem cell homing factor

Schenk, S., Mal, N., Finan, A., Zhang, M., Kiedrowski, M., Popovic, Z., McCarthy, P. M. & Penn, M. S., Jan 1 2007, In : Stem Cells. 25, 1, p. 245-251 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemokine CCL7
Stem Cell Factor
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Myocardial Infarction
Cardiac Myocytes
54 Citations (Scopus)

Neuroticism and affective priming: Evidence for a neuroticism-linked negative schema

Robinson, M. D., Ode, S., Moeller, S. K. & Goetz, P. W., May 1 2007, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 42, 7, p. 1221-1231 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semantics
Self Concept
Individuality
Emotions
Neuroticism
34 Citations (Scopus)

Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With Skeletonized Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries in Insulin-Dependent Diabetics

Kai, M., Hanyu, M., Soga, Y., Nomoto, T., Nakano, J., Matsuo, T., Umehara, E., Kawato, M. & Okabayashi, H., Jul 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84, 1, p. 32-36 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
Mammary Arteries
Coronary Artery Bypass
Insulin
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Anatomy
History
Child Care
Pathology
Complete atrioventricular septal defect
17 Citations (Scopus)

Overview: History, Anatomy, Timing, and Results of Complete Atrioventricular Canal

Backer, C. L., Stewart, R. D. & Mavroudis, C., Apr 13 2007, In : Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. 10, 1, p. 3-10 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anatomy
History
Child Care
Pathology
Complete atrioventricular septal defect
26 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns and Predictors of Physical Functional Disability at 5 to 10 Years After Heart Transplantation

Grady, K. L., Naftel, D. C., Young, J. B., Pelegrin, D., Czerr, J., Higgins, R., Heroux, A., Rybarczyk, B., McLeod, M., Kobashigawa, J., Chait, J., White-Williams, C., Myers, S. & Kirklin, J. K., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 26, 11, p. 1182-1191 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Comorbidity
Demography
Psychology
Patient Readmission
55 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns and Predictors of Quality of Life at 5 to 10 Years After Heart Transplantation

Grady, K. L., Naftel, D. C., Kobashigawa, J., Chait, J., Young, J. B., Pelegrin, D., Czerr, J., Heroux, A., Higgins, R., Rybarczyk, B., McLeod, M., White-Williams, C. & Kirklin, J. K., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 26, 5, p. 535-543 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Quality of Life
Transplants
Pamphlets
Self Report
11 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of perceived coping effectiveness in patients awaiting a heart transplant

Jalowiec, A., Grady, K. L. & White-Williams, C., Jul 1 2007, In : Nursing Research. 56, 4, p. 260-268 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transplants
Social Support
Quality of Life
Pamphlets
Psychological Adaptation
14 Citations (Scopus)

Recurrent Device Thrombi During Mechanical Circulatory Support With an Axial-flow Pump Is a Treatable Condition and Does Not Preclude Successful Long-term Support

Jahanyar, J., Noon, G. P., Koerner, M. M., Youker, K. A., Malaisrie, S. C., Ngo, U. Q., Torre-Amione, G. & Loebe, M., Feb 1 2007, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 26, 2, p. 200-203 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Thrombosis
Equipment and Supplies
Heart Transplantation
Clinical Protocols
139 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction of surgical mortality and morbidity in diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery with a combined intravenous and subcutaneous insulin glucose management strategy

Schmeltz, L. R., DeSantis, A. J., Thiyagarajan, V., Schmidt, K., O'Shea-Mahler, E., Johnson, D., Henske, J., McCarthy, P. M., Gleason, T. G., McGee, E. C. & Molitch, M. E., Apr 1 2007, In : Diabetes care. 30, 4, p. 823-828 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Surgery
Insulin
Morbidity
Glucose
Mortality
4 Citations (Scopus)

Respiratory syncytial viral infection in an infant with unrepaired anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery

Mcclard, K., Forbess, J., Stromberg, D. & Tortoriello, T., Jul 1 2007, In : Congenital Heart Disease. 2, 4, p. 280-284 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Pulmonary Artery
Coronary Vessels
Replantation
Ribavirin
17 Citations (Scopus)

The Ross Operation in Children: Effects of Aortic Annuloplasty

Stewart, R. D., Backer, C. L., Hillman, N. D., Lundt, C. & Mavroudis, C., Oct 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84, 4, p. 1326-1330 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autografts
Reoperation
Dilatation
Young Adult
Sinus of Valsalva
19 Citations (Scopus)

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: Is it a superior technique for the division of vascular rings in children?

Kogon, B. E., Forbess, J. M., Wulkan, M. L., Kirshbom, P. M. & Kanter, K. R., Mar 1 2007, In : Congenital Heart Disease. 2, 2, p. 130-133 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Blood Vessels
Thoracic Aorta
Thoracotomy
Congenital Heart Defects
22 Citations (Scopus)

What Is the Best Technique for Repair of Complete Atrioventricular Canal?

Backer, C. L., Stewart, R. D. & Mavroudis, C., Nov 6 2007, In : Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 19, 3, p. 249-257 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Block
Reoperation
Mortality
Pediatrics
Incidence
6 Citations (Scopus)

What's the Use of Being Happy? Mood States, Useful Objects, and Repetition Priming Effects

Goetz, M. C., Goetz, P. W. & Robinson, M. D., Aug 1 2007, In : Emotion. 7, 3, p. 675-679 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Repetition Priming
Happiness
Food
2006
78 Citations (Scopus)

Altered expression of disintegrin metalloproteinases and their inhibitor in human dilated cardiomyopathy

Fedak, P. W. M., Moravec, C. S., McCarthy, P. M., Altamentova, S. M., Wong, A. P., Skrtic, M., Verma, S., Weisel, R. D. & Li, R. K., Jan 1 2006, In : Circulation. 113, 2, p. 238-245 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disintegrins
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Metalloproteases
Integrins
Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase-3
71 Citations (Scopus)

A new era in the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation: The impact of ablation technology and lesion set on procedural efficacy

Melby, S. J., Zierer, A., Bailey, M. S., Cox, J. L., Lawton, J. S., Munfakh, N., Crabtree, T. D., Moazami, N., Huddleston, C. B., Moon, M. R. & Damiano, R. J., Oct 1 2006, In : Annals of surgery. 244, 4, p. 583-590 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Technology
Pulmonary Veins
Therapeutics
54 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac Autotransplantation for Primary Cardiac Tumors

Reardon, M. J., Malaisrie, S. C., Walkes, J. C., Vaporciyan, A. A., Rice, D. C., Smythe, W. R., DeFelice, C. A. & Wojciechowski, Z. J., Aug 1 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 2, p. 645-650 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Neoplasms
Autologous Transplantation
Neoplasms
Sarcoma
Paraganglioma
44 Citations (Scopus)

Conversion of the failed Fontan circulation

Backer, C. L., Deal, B., Mavroudis, C., Franklin, W. H. & Stewart, R. D., Feb 1 2006, In : Cardiology in the young. 16, SUPPL. 1, p. 85-91 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low Cardiac Output
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Dilatation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Coronary Pseudoaneurysm: An Unreported Complication of Castleman's Disease

Malaisrie, S. C., Loebe, M., Walkes, J. C. & Reardon, M. J., Jul 1 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 1, p. 318-320 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Giant Lymph Node Hyperplasia
False Aneurysm
Myocardial Revascularization
Heart-Assist Devices
Heart Transplantation
25 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of ischemic mitral regurgitation in patients with chronic anterior wall myocardial infarction: A real time three-dimensional echocardiography study

Song, J. M., Qin, J. X., Kongsaerepong, V., Shiota, M., Agler, D. A., Smedira, N. G., McCarthy, P. M., Marc Gillinov, A., Thomas, J. D. & Shiota, T., Sep 1 2006, In : Echocardiography. 23, 8, p. 650-657 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction
Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Myocardial Infarction
Mitral Valve
121 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of recurrent or residual functional tricuspid regurgitation after tricuspid annuloplasty

Fukuda, S., Gillinov, A. M., McCarthy, P. M., Stewart, W. J., Song, J. M., Kihara, T., Daimon, M., Shin, M. S., Thomas, J. D. & Shiota, T., Jul 1 2006, In : Circulation. 114, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Tricuspid Valve
Ventricular Pressure
Right Ventricular Function
Left Ventricular Function
63 Citations (Scopus)

Duration of inotropic support after left ventricular assist device implantation: Risk factors and impact on outcome

Schenk, S., McCarthy, P. M., Blackstone, E. H., Feng, J., Starling, R. C., Navia, J. L., Zhou, L., Hoercher, K. J., Smedira, N. G. & Fukamachi, K., Feb 1 2006, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 131, 2, p. 447-454 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Transplantation
Stroke
Right Ventricular Dysfunction
Artificial Heart
88 Citations (Scopus)

Echocardiographic Predictors of Successful Versus Unsuccessful Mitral Valve Repair in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation

Kongsaerepong, V., Shiota, M., Gillinov, A. M., Song, J. M., Fukuda, S., McCarthy, P. M., Williams, T., Savage, R., Daimon, M., Thomas, J. D. & Shiota, T., Aug 15 2006, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 98, 4, p. 504-508 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve
Mitral Valve Annuloplasty
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis
30 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Annular Size, Transmitral Pressure, and Mitral Flow Rate on the Edge-To-Edge Repair: An In Vitro Study

Jimenez, J. H., Forbess, J., Croft, L. R., Small, L., He, Z. & Yoganathan, A. P., Oct 1 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 4, p. 1362-1368 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pressure
Diastole
Systole
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve