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2019

Authors' Response

Chuzi, S., Grady, K. L., Ogunseitan, A., Szmuilowicz, E. & Wilcox, J. E., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 57, 3, p. e11-e12

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2018

Altered Aortic 3-Dimensional Hemodynamics in Patients With Functionally Unicuspid Aortic Valves

Ma, L. E., Vali, A., Blanken, C., Barker, A. J., Malaisrie, C., McCarthy, P. M., Collins, J. D., Carr, J., Schnell, S. & Markl, M., Aug 1 2018, In : Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging. 11, 8, p. e007915

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Aortic Valve
Aorta
Hemodynamics
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
1 Citation (Scopus)

Surgical device-enabled epicardial LAA closure to achieve safe, complete, and durable LAA occlusion

Caliskan, E., Cox, J. L., Falk, V., Salzberg, S. P. & Emmert, M. Y., Mar 1 2018, In : Nature Reviews Cardiology. 15, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Equipment and Supplies
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)
Atrial Pressure
Feasibility Studies
Mitral Valve
2 Citations (Scopus)

Weblogs: A Complex Data Source for Qualitative Research

Owen, M. I., Braun, L. T., Hamilton, R. J., Grady, K. L., Gary, R. A. & Quest, T. E., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 23, 11, p. 826-827 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Bridging with half-therapeutic dose enoxaparin in outpatients with left ventricular assist devices and sub-therapeutic international normalized ratios

Borden, M., Kiernan, M. S., Pham, D. T., Denofrio, D. & Sylvia, L., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 34, 6, p. 860-862 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Drug Dose Response Relationship
Enoxaparin
Heart-Assist Devices
International Normalized Ratio
Thromboembolism

Left ventricular assist devices

Grady, K. L., Oct 1 2015, In : Health Affairs. 34, 10, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Heart-Assist Devices
Comorbidity
Quality of Life
2 Citations (Scopus)

Reply: Upgrade Ambulatory Extra-Aortic Counterpulsation to Full-Support LVAD

Abraham, W. T., Aggarwal, S., Prabhu, S. D., Cecere, R., Pamboukian, S. V., Bank, A. J., Sun, B., Pae, W. E., Hayward, C. S., McCarthy, P. M., Peters, W. S., Verta, P. & Slaughter, M. S., Apr 1 2015, In : JACC: Heart Failure. 3, 4, p. 343-344 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Counterpulsation
Cardiomyopathies
Heart Failure

Reply: When to call it severe mitral regurgitation?

Grayburn, P. A., Carabello, B., Hung, J. W., Gillam, L. D., Liang, D., Mack, M. J., McCarthy, P. M., Miller, D. C., Trento, A. & Siegel, R. J., Jun 30 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 65, 25, p. 2767-2768 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation [1]

Cox, J. L., Jul 30 2015, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 373, 5, p. 483-484 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Atrial Fibrillation
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)
Drug-Eluting Stents
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Coronary Artery Bypass
Diabetes Mellitus
Transplants

Reply to the Editor

Toeg, H. D. & Rubens, F., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 147, 4, p. 1437-1438 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Internal Mammary-Coronary Artery Anastomosis
Tissue and Organ Harvesting
Mammary Arteries
Dissection
Language
3 Citations (Scopus)

Response to letter regarding article, "Bicuspid aortic cusp fusion morphology alters aortic three-dimensional outflow patterns, wall shear stress, and expression of aortopathy"

Mahadevia, R., Barker, A. J., Schnell, S., Entezari, P., Kansal, P., Fedak, P. W. M., Malaisrie, S. C., McCarthy, P. M., Collins, J. D., Carr, J. & Markl, M., Nov 4 2014, In : Circulation. 130, 19, p. e171

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Aortic Diseases
Heart Valve Diseases
Congenital Heart Defects
Bicuspid
Aorta
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Bioprosthesis
Heart Valve Diseases
Aortic Valve
2013

Reply to the editor

Malaisrie, S. C., Mikati, I. A., Rigolin, V. H. & McCarthy, P. M., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 145, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Aortic Valve
3 Citations (Scopus)

Warfarin treatment after bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement

Toeg, H. D., Bjerre, L. M. & Ruel, M., Mar 27 2013, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 309, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Heart Valve Diseases
Congenital Heart Defects
Thromboembolism
Warfarin
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

Edict of postoperative fever and atelectasis

Kane, J. M. & Backer, C. L., Jan 1 2012, In : Chest. 141, 1, p. 274-275 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pulmonary Atelectasis
Fever
2011

Reply to the editor

Russell, H. M., Backer, C. L. & Anderson, R. H., Nov 1 2011, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 142, 5, p. 1287-1288 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation: Not all energy sources are created equal

Lee, R. & McCarthy, P. M., Jul 5 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 58, 2, p. 200-201 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Radio Waves
Catheter Ablation
Heart Atria
Cardiology
2009
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reply to Kestelli et al. Long-term ramifications of Fontan circulation

Mavroudis, C., Backer, C. L. & Deal, B., Dec 1 2009, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 36, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2008
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exposed left ventricular assist device salvage using the components separation technique

Buck, D. W., McCarthy, P. M., McGee, E. & Kim, J. Y. S., Dec 1 2008, In : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 122, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Prosthesis-Related Infections
Surgical Wound Infection
Combined Modality Therapy
Surgical Flaps
Heart-Assist Devices
2007

Reply

Backer, C. L., Aug 1 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84, 2, p. 715-716 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2006
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Truth Disclosure
Conflict of Interest
Heart Valve Diseases
Pulmonary Veins

Reply

Caira, F. C., Stock, S. R., Gleason, T. G., McGee, E. C., Huang, J., Bonow, R. O., Spelsberg, T. C., McCarthy, P. M., Rahimtoola, S. H. & Rajamannan, N. M., Dec 19 2006, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 48, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2005
37 Citations (Scopus)

Safety and feasibility trial of the MicroMed DeBakey ventricular assist device as a bridge to transplantation [1]

Goldstein, D. J., Zucker, M., Arroyo, L., Baran, D., McCarthy, P. M., Loebe, M. & Noon, G. P., Mar 15 2005, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 45, 6, p. 962-963 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Heart-Assist Devices
Transplantation
Safety
2004
2 Citations (Scopus)

Alternative energy sources for atrial fibrillation [2]

Gillinov, A. M. & McCarthy, P. M., Jan 1 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 77, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Atrial Fibrillation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maze procedure [3](multiple letters)

Van Hemel, N. M., Defauw, J. A. M. T., Gillinov, A. M., Blackstone, E. H. & McCarthy, P. M., Jan 1 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 77, 1, p. 381-382 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Atrial Fibrillation
2003
10 Citations (Scopus)

Esophageal perforation during left atrial radiofrequency ablation: Is the risk too high? [2] (multiple letters)

Gillinov, A. M., McCarthy, P. M., Pettersson, G., Lytle, B. W., Rice, T. W., Doll, N., Borger, M. A. & Mohr, F. W., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 126, 5, p. 1661-1662 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Esophageal Perforation
2002
1 Citation (Scopus)

A question of terminology [2]

McCarthy, P. M., Franco-Cerceda, A., Blackstone, E. H., Hoercher, K., White, J. A., Young, J. B. & Starling, R. C., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 123, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
Heart Aneurysm
Research Ethics Committees
Terminology
Heart Ventricles

Mass effect: A lethal complication of ventricular assist devices [1]

Kilgore, S. P., Noga, C. M., Hoff, E. R., Smedira, N. G., McCarthy, P. M. & Ratliff, N. B., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 21, 5, p. 611-612 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Assisted Circulation
Heart-Assist Devices
Fatal Outcome
6 Citations (Scopus)

Muscle-powered mechanical blood pumps [1] (multiple letters)

Trumble, D. R., Magovern, J. A., McCarthy, P. M. & Smithz, W. A., Jun 14 2002, In : Science. 296, 5575, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Assisted Circulation
Cardiomyoplasty
Heart-Assist Devices
Electric Stimulation
Skeletal Muscle
Aortic Diseases
Subclavian Artery
Diverticulum
Thoracic Aorta
10 Citations (Scopus)

Worldwide maldistribution of access to cardiac surgery [2] (multiple letters)

Pezzella, A. T. & Cox, J. L., May 1 2002, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 123, 5, p. 1016-1017 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
International Cooperation
Health Services Accessibility
Program Development
Program Evaluation
2001

Leaving a corridor after the maze procedure: Letter 1 [2] (multiple letters)

Nitta, T., Gillinov, A. M. & McCarthy, P. M., Jan 1 2001, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 72, 5, p. 1793-1794 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Modifications of the Cox-maze procedure: letter 2.

Gillinov, A. M. & McCarthy, P. M., Jan 1 2001, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 72, 5, p. 1793-1794 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Atrial Fibrillation
10 Citations (Scopus)

Space and time dependency of inertial and convective contribution to the transmitral pressure drop during ventricular filling (multiple letters) [4]

Tonti, G., Pedrizzetti, G., Trambaiolo, P., Salustri, A., Thomas, J. D., Firstenberg, M. S., Vandervoort, P. M., Greenberg, N. L., Smedira, N. G., McCarthy, P. M. & Garcia, M. J., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 38, 1, p. 290-291 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Doppler Color Ultrasonography
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Ventricular Pressure
Mitral Valve
Left Ventricular Function
1998
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of partial left ventriculectomy on cardiac performance [5] (multiple letters)

Fukamachi, K., McCarthy, P. M., Starling, R. C., Young, J. B., Gorcsan, J., Feldman, A. M., Demetris, A. J., Kormos, R. L., Mandarino, W. A. & Batista, R. J. V., Nov 10 1998, In : Circulation. 98, 19, p. 2101-2102 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Should the surgical technique of the left ventricular volume reduction be modified? [2] (multiple letters)

Chanda, J., Kuribayashi, R., Kondoh, K., Goto, Y., Sekine, S., McCarthy, P. M., Starling, R. C., Wong, J., Scalia, G. M., Buda, T., Vargo, R. L., Goormastic, M., Thomas, J. D., Smedira, N. G. & Young, J. B., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 116, 5, p. 880-881 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Thoracic duct ligation for chylopericardium [3] (multiple letters)

Backer, C. L., Yuksel, M. & Yildizeli, B., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 115, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Thoracic Duct
Thoracoscopy
Pericardial Effusion
Endoscopy
Ligation
1996

Two-patch repair of atrioventricular canal [7]

Tedziagolska, M. & Backer, C. L., Jan 1 1996, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 61, 5, p. 1589-1590 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1994

Reply

Backer, C. L. & Penster, J. M., Nov 1 1994, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 58, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Reply

Cox, J. L., Creswell, L. L., Schuessler, R. B. & Rosenbloom, M., Sep 1 1994, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 58, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Reply to the Editor

Cox, J. L., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 107, 2, p. 622-624 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1992
5 Citations (Scopus)
Vascular Surgical Procedures
Brachiocephalic Trunk
Tracheal Stenosis
Replantation
Suspensions
5 Citations (Scopus)

Invited letter concerning: Innominate artery compression - Division and reimplantation versus suspension [3]

Backer, C. L., Holinger, L. D., Mavroudis, C. & Bailey, W. W., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 103, 4, p. 817-820 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Vascular Surgical Procedures
Brachiocephalic Trunk
Tracheal Stenosis
Replantation
Suspensions
2 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation [4]

Van Hemel, N. M., Defauw, J. J., Van Swieten, H. A., Vermeulen, F. E., Kingma, J. H. & Cox, J. L., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 104, 5, p. 1491-1494 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Atrial Fibrillation
1991

[No title available]

Backer, C. L., Idriss, F. S., Holinger, L. D. & Mavroudis, C., Jan 1 1991, In : Journal of pediatric surgery. 26, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Trachea
Newborn Infant

Invited letter concerning: Cryomodification of atrioventricular conduction [3]

Lawrie, G. M. & Cox, J. L., Jan 1 1991, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 101, 6, p. 1106-1109 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Atrioventricular Node
Cryosurgery
Dogs

Letter to the editor [1]

Backer, C. L., Idriss, F. S., Holinger, L. D. & Mavroudis, C., Jan 1 1991, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 26, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1990
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pulmonary artery sling (I: Reply)

Backer, C. L. & Idriss, F. S., Jan 1 1990, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 99, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pulmonary Artery