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Cardiac Publications

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2014

Henry L, Ad N. Performance of the Cox maze procedure―a large surgical center’s experience. Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2014;3(1):62–69.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S, Holmes SD. Should surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation be performed in patients with significantly enlarged left atrium? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014;147(1):236–241.

 

2013

Ad N, Henry L, Friehling T, Wish M, Holmes SD. Minimally invasive stand-alone Cox maze procedure for patients with nonparoxysmal atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;96(3):792–799; discussion 798–799.

Ad N, Holmes SD, Massimiano PS, Pritchard G, Stone LE, Henry L. The effect of the Cox maze procedure for atrial fibrillation concomitant to mitral and tricuspid valve surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013;146(6):1426–1434.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S, Holmes SD, Halpin L. Results of the Cox maze III/IV procedure in patients over 75 years old who present for cardiac surgery with a history of atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2013;54(2):281–288.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S, Holmes S. The impact of clinical presentation and surgeon experience on the decision to perform concomitant surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;96(3):763–769.

Ad N, Henry L, Massimiano P, Pritchard G, Holmes SD. The state of surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with mitral valve disease. Curr Opin Cardiol 2013;28(2):170–180.

Ad N, Henry L, Holmes SD, Stone LE, Hunt S. The association between early atrial arrhythmia and long-term return to sinus rhythm for patients following the Cox maze procedure for atrial fibrillation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013;44(2):295-301.                                                  

Cheema FH, Pervez MB, Mehmood M, Younus MJ, Munir MB, Bisleri G, Barili F, Ayala IL, Ad N, Cox JL, Roberts HG Jr. Does cryomaze injure the circumflex artery? A preliminary search for occult postprocedure stenoses. Innovations (Phila) 2013;8(1):56–66.

LaPar DJ, Crosby IK, Ailawadi G, Ad N, Choi E, Spiess BD, Rich JB, Kasirajan V, Fonner E Jr, Kron IL, Speir AM; Investigators for the Virginia Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative. Blood product conservation is associated with improved outcomes and reduced costs after cardiac surgery. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013;145(3):796–803; discussion 803–804.

Halpin L, Henry L, Szelkowski L, Hunt S, Vourlekis J, Ad N. Ventilator-associated pneumonia among cardiac surgery patients: what can we do for prevention? J Nurs Care Qual 2013;28(4):345–351.

Yanagawa B, Holmes SD, Henry L, Hunt S, Ad N. Outcome of concomitant Cox maze III procedure using argon-based cryosurgical system: a single center experience with 250 cases. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95(5):1633–1639.

Ad N, Henry L, FriehlingT, Wish T, Holmes SD. Minimally invasive stand-alone Cox maze procedure for patients with nonparoxysmal atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;96(3):792–798; discussion 798–799.    

Massimiano P, Yanagawa B, Henry L, Holmes SD, Pritchard G, Ad N. Minimally invasive fibrillating heart surgery: a safe and effective approach for mitral valve and surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;96(2):520–527.

Henry L, Hunt S, Holmes S, Martin L, Ad N. Are there gender differences in outcomes after the Cox maze procedure for atrial fibrillation? Innovations (Phila) 2013;8(3):190–198.

Yanagawa B, Burton N, Collaza L, Ad N, Speir A. Combined heart transplant and TEVAR for heart failure secondary to tricuspid atresia palliated with Potts shunt. Innovations (Phila) 2013;8(3):242–244.        

Henry L, Ad N. The surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation: ablation technology and surgical approaches. Rambam Maimonides Med J 2013;4(3):e0021.

       Speir A, Henry L, Hunt S, Holmes S, Ad N. Health-related quality of life following isolated aortic valve surgery: is earlier intervention better? J Heart Valve Dis 2013;22:270-275.

 

2012

Henry L, Holmes SD, Lamberti J, Halpin L, Hunt S, Ad N. The definition of chronic lung disease in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a comparison between the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Classifications. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2012;53(6):797-804.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S, Holmes SD. Do we increase the operative risk by adding the Cox maze III procedure to aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass surgery? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;143(4):936–944.

Ad N, Henry LL, Holmes SD, Hunt SL. The impact of surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients. Ann Thorac Surg 2012;93(6):1897–1903; discussion 1903–1904.

Henry L, Hebsur S, Ad N. The left atrial appendage: should it be resected or oversewn? Innovations (Phila) 2012;7(1):1–2.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S. Current role for surgery in treatment of lone atrial fibrillation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;24(1):42–50.

Menkis AH, Martin J, Cheng DC, Fitzgerald DC, Freedman JJ, Gao C, Koster A, Mackenzie GS, Murphy GJ, Spiess B, Ad N. Drug, devices, technologies, and techniques for blood management in minimally invasive and conventional cardiothoracic surgery: a consensus statement from the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) 2011. Innovations (Phila) 2012;7(4):229–241.

Henry L, Halpin L, Hunt S, Holmes SD, Ad N. Patient disposition and long-term outcomes after valve surgery in octogenarians. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012;94(3):744–50.                                                                  

Martin LM, Holmes SD, Henry LL, Schlauch KA, Stone LE, Roots A, Hunt SL, Ad N. Health-related quality of life after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery and the role of gender. Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2012;13(6):321–327.

Ad N, Suri RM, Gammie JS, Sheng S, O’Brien SM, Henry L. Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation trends and outcomes in North America. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;144(5):1051–1060.

Ad N. The challenge of defining procedural endpoints for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012;41(1):119–120.

Desai S, Henry LL, Holmes SD, Hunt SL, Martin CT, Hebsur S, Ad N. Strict versus liberal target range for perioperative glucose in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: a prospective  randomized controlled trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;143(2):318–325. 

2011

Hunt S, Henry L, Ad N. Using multiple databases to produce comprehensive follow-up in an effort to enhance evaluation of outcome measurements: surgical ablation (maze) exemplar. J Healthc Qual 2011;33(3):50–63.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S, Holmes S. The outcome of the Cox maze procedure in patients with previous percutaneous catheter ablation to treat atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg 2011;91(5):1371–1377.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S. The impact of surgical ablation in patients with low ejection fraction, heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2011;40(1):70–76.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S. The concomitant cryosurgical Cox maze procedure using argon-based cryoprobes: 12-month results. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2011;52(4):593–599.

Gourdarzi M, Ross MM, Zhou W, Van Meter A, Deng J, Martin LM, Martin C, Liotta L, Goudarzi M, Ross MM, Zhou W, Van Meter A, Deng J, Martin LM, Martin C, Liotta L, Petricoin E, Ad N. Development of a novel proteomic approach for mitochondrial proteomics from cardiac tissue from patients with atrial fibrillation. J Proteome Res 2011;10(8):3484–34892.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S, Holmes S, Burton N, Massimiano P, Rhee J, Rongione A, Speir A, Collazo L. Endoscopic versus direct vision for saphenous vein graft harvesting in coronary artery bypass surgery. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2011;52(5):739–748.

 

2010

Henry L, Durrani S, Hunt S, Friehling T, Tran H, Wish M, Del Negro A, Bell M, Ad N. Percutaneous catheter ablation treatment of recurring atrial arrhythmias after surgical ablation. Ann Thorac Surg 2010;89(4):1227–1231; discussion 1231–2.

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S, Stone L. The implementation of a comprehensive clinical protocol improves long-term success after surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010;139(5):1146–1152.

 

2009

Ad N, Henry L, Hunt S, Barnett S, Stone L. The Cox-Maze III procedure success rate: comparison by electrocardiogram, 24-hour holter monitoring and long-term monitoring. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2009;88(1):101-5.

Henry LL, Ad N, Martin LM, Hunt SL, Crippen P. A Quality Improvement Project to Optimize Patient Outcomes Following the Maze Procedure. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 2009;24(2):160-165.

 Ad N, Barnett SD, Haan CK, O’Brien SM, Milford-Beland S, Speir AM. Does Preoperative Atrial Fibrillation Increase the Risk for Mortality and Morbidity following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2009 Apr:137(4):901-6

Barnett SD, Ad N. Surgery for Aortic and Mitral Valve Disease in the United State: A Trend of Change in Surgical Practice Between 1998-2005. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2009 Jun;137(6):1422-9. Epub 2009 Feb 20.

Tran HA, Barnett SD, Hunt SL, Chon A, Ad N. The effect of previous coronary artery stenting on short- and intermediate-term outcome after surgical revascularization in patients with diabetes mellitus. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Aug;138(2):316-23.

Ad N, Henry LL, Halpin L, Hunt SL, Barnett SD, Crippen P, de Bullet S, Lamberti J. The Use of Spirometry Testing prior to Cardiac Surgery may Impact the Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk prediction score: A prospective study in a Cohort of Patients at High Risk for Chronic Lung Disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2009 (Epub ahead of print).

Ad N, Henry LL, Hunt SL. The Success Rate Following Maze III Procedure: A Comparison between EKG, 24 Hours Holter and Long Term Monitoring. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2009 Jul; 88(i):101-5

Bogot NR, Shaham D, Berman PM, Elami A, Sosna J, Ad N. The Effect of the Cryosurgical Cox-Maze Procedure on Pulmonary Veins Diameter and Left Atrial Size: CT Angiographic Assessment. Innovations. 2009 Jul/Aug; 4:209-216.

Ad N. The Surgical Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation: Should the Maze be Modified? Innovations. 2009 Sep/Oct; 4:238-239.

Ad N, Henry LL, Hunt SL. Minimally Invasive Maze III Procedure Performed Without Aortic Clamping. Innovations, 2009. In Press.

Ad N, Barnett SD, Speir AM, et al. The Impact of Prosthetic Patient Mismatch On Outcome Following Aortic Valve Replacement Is More Significant In High Risk Group Of Patients As Defined By The EuroSCORE. In review, J Thor Cardiovasc Surg

Speir AM, Kasirajan V, Barnett SC, Fonner Jr., E. Additive Cost of Postoperative Complications for Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Patients in Virginia. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2009: 88: 40-46

Speir AM, Rich JB, Crosby I, Fonner Jr., E. Regional Collaboration as a Model for Fostering Accountability and Transforming Healthcare. Representing the Virginia Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative. Seminars in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, In Press

2008

Ging, AL et al. Bloodless Cardiac Surgery and the Pediatric Patient: A Case Study. Perfusion 2008; 23: 131-134.

Ad N, Barnett SD, Speir AM, Massimiano PS. Institutional and national trends in isolated mitral valve surgery over the past decade. Current Opinion in Cardiology. 2008;23(2):99-104.

Ad N. The surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation: a call for standardization. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2008;135(4):727-728.

Nathan SD, Shlobin OA, Ahmad S, Koch J, Barnett SD, Ad N, Burton N, Leslie K. Serial development of pulmonary hypertension in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respiration. 2008; 76(3)288-294.

Halpin LS, Barnett SD, Martin LM, Hunt SL, Henry L, Ad N. Survival and Quality of Life Following Elective Open-Heart Surgery. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 2008;23(4):369-374.

Halpin LS, Barnet SD, Henry LL, Choi E, Ad N. Public health reporting: the United States perspective. Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology. 2008;12(3)191-202.

Martin LM, Barnett SD, Lefrak EA, Speir AM, Hunt SL, Halpin LS, Mukherjee N, Ad N. The Association Between Early Outcome, Health-Related Quality of Life and Long-Term Survival Following Elective Open-Heart Surgery. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2008;23(5)432-442.

Henry L, Dunning E, Halpin L, Stanger D, Martin L. Nurses’ perceptions of glycemic control in patients who have undergone cardiac surgery. Clinical Nurse Specialist. 2008;22(6):271-277.

Seoudi HM, Lefrak EA, Speir AM, Hendershot K, Moynihan J, Fakhry SM: Survival Following Combined Intrapericardial Inferior Vena Cava and Thoracic Aortic Injury Caused by Blunt Trauma, J Trauma, 2008;65:218-221

2007

Ad N, Barnett SD, Speir AM. The performance of the EuroSCORE and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons mortality risk score: the gender factor. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2007 Apr;6(2):192-5.

Ad N. The Multi Purse-String Maze Procedure: A New Surgical Technique to Perform the Maze IV Procedure Without Atriotomies. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Sep;134(3):717-22.

Massimiano: Contributing Editor, Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery. Thirteenth Edition 2007

Seifert PC, Collins J, Ad N. Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation. AORN J. 2007 Jul;86(1):23 -40.

2006

Barnett SD, Ad N. Surgical Ablation as Treatment for the Elimination of Atrial Fibrillation: A Meta-Analysis. J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg, 2006.

Ad N, Barnett SD, Speir AM. The Performance of the EuroSCORE and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Mortality Risk Score: The Gender Factor. Ann Thorac Surg, 2006.

Cox JL, Ad N, Myers K, Gharib M, Quijano RC. Tubular heart valves: a new tissue prothesis design--preclinical evaluation of the 3F aortic bioprosthesis. Barnett SD, Ad N. Surgical Ablation as Treatment for the Elimination of Atrial Fibrillation: A Meta-Analysis.  J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg, 2006.
 

Halpin LS, Gilliam P, Barnett SD, Ad N. Gender Differences for a Rapid After Bypass Back Into Telemetry (RABBIT) Tract Following Cardiac Surgery.  JNCQ, 2006. 
 

Deb S, Yun J, Burton NA, Omron E, Thurber J, Nathan S, FCCP. Reversal of Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Allograft Pneumonectomy After Single Lung Transplantation. Chest: 130:214-217; 2006 

Stamou SC, White T, Barrnett S, Boyce SW, Corso PJ, Lefrak EA,: Comparisons of cardiac surgery outcomes in Jehovah’s versus non-Jehovah’s Witnesses. Amer J Cardiology 98:1223-1225, 2006. 

Ad N, Barnett S, Lefrak E, Korach A, Pollak A, Gilon D, Elame A,: Impact of follow-up on the success rate of the cryosurgical maze procedure with patients with rheumatic heart disease and enlarged atria. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surgery 131:1073-1079, 2006. 

Stamou SC, Lefrak EA,: Delayed presentation of low molecular weight Heparin treatment failure in a patient with mitral valve prosthesis. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 22 (1), 61-62. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8191.007.00343.x 

Schultz JM, Karamlou T, Swanson J, Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Hypothermic low-flow cardiopulmonary bypass impairs pulmonary and right ventricular function more than circulatory arrest. Ann Thorac Surg 2006;81(2):474-80. 

Schultz JM, Karamlou T, Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Cardiac output augmentation during hypoxemia improves cerebral metabolism after hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass. Ann Thorac Surg 2006;81(2):625-32.

lsoufi B, Karamlou T, Slater M, Shen I, Ungerleider R, Ravichandran P. Results of concomitant aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting in the VA population. J Heart Valve Dis 2006;15(1):12-8. 

Rich JB, Speir AM, Fonner E Jr; Virginia Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative. Making a business case for quality by regional information sharing involving cardiothoracic surgery. Am Heart Hosp J. 2006 Spring;4(2):142-7.

 

2005

Ad N, Schneider A, Borman J, Schwalb H. Impaired mitochondrial response to simulated ischemic injury as a predictor of the development of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: in vitro study in human myocardium. Journ Thor Cardiovasc Surg 2005 Jan;129(1):41-5. (IF-2.842;CVR-11/66;SR-11/141;C-0)

Izhar U, Ad N, Rudis E, Milgalter E, Korach A, Viola N, Levi E, Asraff G, Merin G, Elami A. When should we discontinue antiarrhythmic therapy for atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting? A prospective randomized study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005, 129(2):401-6. 

Ad N, Merin G, Barnett SD, Lefrak EA, et al. The Impact of Follow-up on the Success Rate of the Cryosurgical Maze Procedure in Patients with Rheumatic Heart Disease and Enlarged Atria. J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg, 2005. 

Nathan SD, Ahmad S, Koch J, Barnett S, AD N, Burton NA. Serial Measures of Pulmonary Artery Pressures in Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Chest: 128:168S; 2005 

Kiernan P, Rhee J, Collazo L, Hetrick V Vaughan B, Graling P, Complete Esophageal Diversion: A Simplified,Easily Reversible Technique, (Comment) Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 2005,200(5); 812 

Stafford-Smith M, Lefrak EA, Qazi AG, Welsby IJ, Barber L, Hoeft A, Dorenbaum A, Mathis J, Rochon JJ, Newman MF: Efficacy and safety of heparinase I versus protamine in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting with and without cardiopulmonary bypass. Anesthesiology 103:229-240, 2005 

Frenia D, Nathan SD, Ahmad S, Guerrero M, Distefano D, Massamiano P, Lefrak E, Burton N,: Successful lung transplantation from a donor with a saddle pulmonary embolus. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Aug, 24:1137-9. 

Karamlou T, Shen I, Alsoufi B, Burch G, Reller M, Silberbach M, Ungerleider RM. The influence of valve physiology on outcome following aortic valvotomy for congenital bicuspid valve in children: 30-year results from a single institution. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005;27:81-85. 

Karamlou T, Shen I, Slater M, Crispell K, Chan B, Ravichandran P. Decreased recipient survival following orthotopic heart transplantation with use of hearts from donors with projectile brain injury. Journal Heart Lung Transplant 2005;24:29-33. 

Pemberton J, Li X, Karamlou T, Sandquist CA, Thiele K, Shen I, Ungerleider RM, Kenny A, Sahn DJ. The use of live three-dimensional Doppler echocardiography in the measurement of cardiac output: an in vivo animal study. J Am Coll Cardiol 2005;43:433-8. 

Karamlou T, Ungerleider RM, Alsoufi B, Burch G, Silberbach M, Reller M, Shen I. Oversizing pulmonary homograft conduits does not significantly decrease allograft failure in children. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005;27:546-53. 

Jacob JP, Ungerleider RM, Tchervenkov CI, Ebels T, Laliberte E, Maruszewski B, Shen I, Stellin G, Daicoff GR. Opinions from the audience response survey at the First Joint Meeting of the Congenital Heart Surgeons’ society and the European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2005;8:198-217. 

Slater M, Shen I, Welke K, Komanapalli C, Ungerleider R. Modification to the Ross procedure to prevent autograft dilatation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2005;8:181-4. 

Karamlou T, Hickey E, Silliman CC, Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Reducing risk in infant cardiopulmonary bypass: the use of a miniaturized circuit and a crystalloid prime improves cardiopulmonary function and increases cerebral blood flow. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2005;8:3-11.

AIsoufi B, Shen I, Karamlou T, Giacomuzzi C, Burch G, Silberbacj M, Ungerleider R. Extracorporeal life support in neonates, infants, and children after repair of congenital heart disease: Modern era results in a single institution. Ann thorac Surg 2005;80 (1):15-21. 

Karamlou T, Schultz JM, Silliman C, Sandquist C, You J, Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Using a miniaturized circuit and an asanguineous prime to reduce neutrophil-mediated organ dysfunction following infant cardiopulmonary bypass. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80 (1):6-13. 

Welke KF, Komanapalli C, Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Advances in congenital heart surgery. Curr Opin Pediatr 2005;17:574-8. 

Barber BJ, Batra AS, Burch GH, Shen I, Ungerleider RM, Brown JW, Turrentine MW, Mori M, Hsieh YC, Balaji S. Acute hemodynamic effects of pacing in patients with Fontan physiology: a prospective study. J Am Coll Cardiol 2005;46(10):1937-42. 

Farjah F, Komanapalli CB, Shen, I, Sukumar MS. Gastropericardial fistula and Candida kruzei pericarditis following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005;53(6):365-7. 

Mejak B, Giacomuzzi C, Shen I, Boshkov L, Ungerleider R. Cardiopulmonary bypass using argatroban as an anticoagulant for a 6.0 kg pediatric patient. J Extra Corpor Technol 2005;37(3):303-5. 

Pham PP, Balaji S, Shen I, Ungerleider R, Li X, Sahn DJ. Impact of conventional versus biventricular pacing on hemodynamics and tissue Doppler imaging indexes of resynchronization postoperatively in children with congenital heart disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 2005;46(12):2284-9. 

Schultz JM, Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduits, in Sabiston & Spencer Surgery of the Chest, 7th edn, Sellke FW, del Nido PJ, Swanson SJ (ed). Elsevier, 2005. 

Karamlou TB, Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Congenital heart disease, in Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, 8th edn, Brunicardi FC, Andersen DK, Billiar TR, Dunn DL, Hunter JG, Pollock RE (ed). McGraw-Hill, 2005.

 

2004

Ad N, Cox JL. The Maze procedure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: a minimally invasive approach. Journ of Card Surg 2004 May-Jun;19(3):196-200.

Nathan SD, Barnett SD, Ahmad S, Nowalk C, Lefrak EA, Burton N. The Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) as a predictor and prognosticator for BOS in Single Lung Transplant Recipients. Progress in Transplantation: 14:29-32; 2004 

Nathan SD, Barnett SD, Ahmad S, Harrison J, Shorr AF, Lefrak EA, Burton NA. Mortality from time of listing for transplant as an indicator of candidate outcomes. Progress in Transplantation:14-29-32; 2004 

Nathan SD, Edwards LB, Barnett SD, Ahmad S, Burton NA. Outcomes of COPD transplant recipients post-lung volume reduction surgery. Chest: 126: 1569-1574; 2004 

Stamou SC, Lefrak EA, Athari FC, Burton NA, Massimiano PS: Heart Transplantation in a Patient with Isolated Noncompaction of the Left Ventricular Myocardium. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery: Vol. 77:5;May 2004 

Halpin, LS, MSN; Barnett SD, Phd; Burton, NA: National Databases and Clinical Practice Specialist: Decreasing Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Following Cardiac Surgery. Outcomes Management: Vol. 8:1;2004 

Allen KB, Dowling RD, Schuch DR. Pfeffer TA, Marra S, Lefrak, EA, Fudge TL, Mostovych M, Szentpetery S, Saha SP, Murphy D, Dennis H: Adjunctive transmyocardial revascularization: Five-year follow-up of a prospective, randomized trial. Ann Thorac Surg 78:458-465, 2004 

Ungerleider RM, Shen I, Yeh T, Schultz J, Butler R, Silberbach M, Giacomuzzi C, Heller E, Studenberg L, Mejak B, You J, Farrel D, McClure S, Austin EH. Routine mechanical ventricular assist following the Norwood procedure – improved neurologic outcome and excellent hospital survival. Ann Thorac Surg 2004;77:18-22. 

Ungerleider RM, Shen I, Burch G, Butler R, Silberbach M. Use of routine ventricular assist following the first stage Norwood procedure. Cardiol Young 2004;14(Suppl. 1):61-4. 

Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Routine use of mechanical ventricular assist following the Norwood procedure. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2004;7:16-21.

Alsoufi B, Boshkov L, Kirby A, Ibsen L, Dower N, Shen I, Ungerleider R. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) in pediatric cardiac surgery: an emerging cause of morbidity and mortality. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2004;7:155-71. 

Tsui SS, Schultz JM, Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Postoperative hypoxemia exacerbates potential brain injury after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. Ann Thorac Surg 2004;78:188-96. 

Mejak B, Giacomuzzi C, Heller E, You X, Ungerleider RM, Shen I, Boshkov L. Argatroban usage for anticoagulation for ECMO on a post-cardiac patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. J Extra-Corp Tech. 2004;36:178-81. 

Ungerleider RM, Shen I. Left ventricular outflow obstruction, in Operative Cardiac Surgery, 5th edn, Gardner TJ, Spray TL (ed), Arnold, 2004. 

Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermic circulatory arrest, in Current Therapy in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Yang SC, Cameron DE (ed). Mosby, 2004. 

Shen I, Campbell DN. Congenital septal defects, in Surgical Decision Making, 5th edn, McIntyre RC, Steigmann GV, Eiseman B (ed). Elsevier, 2004.

 

2003

Elami A, Ad N, Merin G: The significance of subclavian artery injection prior to surgical myocardial revascularization. Int Journ of Cardiovasc Intervention 5(2):81-3, 2003. (IF-0;CVR-NA;C-0)

Ad N, KimYD, Verbalis J, Cox JL: The effect of the Maze Procedure on the secretion of Arginine-Vasopressin and aldosterone. J Thor Cardiovasc Surg 126:1095-1100, 2003. (IF-2.842;CVR-11/66;SR-11/141;C-0) 

Schneider A, Ad N, Izhar U, Borman J, Merin G, Schwalb H: The protective effect of cyclosporine A and insulin during ischemia reperfusion in human right atrial preparation. Ann Thor Surg 76:1240-5, 2003 (IF-2.052;CVR-17/66;SR-19/141;C-0) 

Nathan SD, Barnett SD, Burton NA. Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome: Utility of the N Guidelines in Single Lung Transplant Recipient, J Heart Lung Transplant 22: 427-432, 2003 

Kelly WF, Nahan S, Sanghani S, Barnett SD, Burton NA. Significance of early bronchoscopic airway abnormalities after lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 22:583-586; 2003

Nathan SD, Barnett SD, Nowalk C, Moran B, Burton N. Pulmonary Emboli in IPF transplant ecipients. Chest 123:1758-1763; 2003 

Barnett S, Halpin L, Speir A, Albus R, Akl B, Massimiano P, Burton N, Collazo L, Lefrak E.; Postoperative Complications among Octagenarians Following Cardiovascular Surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2003; 76:726-31. 

Kiernan P, Sheridan M, Elster E, Rhee J, Collazo L, Byrne W, Fulcher T, Hettrick V, Vaughan B. Graling P.; Thoracic Esophageal Perforations. Southern Medical Journal, 2003; 96:2:158-163 

Resley J, Fitzgerald D, Albus RA, Massimiano PS. Pericardial Patch Closure of an Atrial Septal Defect Using Endoscopic Robotic Technology. Perfusion: 1-3, 2003. 

Ungerleider RM, Shen I. Optimizing response of the neonate and infant to cardiopulmonary bypass. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2003;6:140-6. 

Shen I, Giacomuzzi C, Ungerleider RM. Current strategies for optimizing the use of cardiopulmonary bypass in neonates and infants. Ann Thorac Surg 2003;75(2):S729-34. 

Barnett SD, Halpin LS, Speir AM. Incidence of postoperative complications among coronary artery bypass patients with and without hypertension. Outcomes Manag. 2003 Jan-Mar;7(1):33-8.

 

2002

Ad N, Kim YD, Makary MA, Syderhoud JP, Degroot KW, Lou HC, Pirovic EA, Duvall W, Manley J, Cox JL: Prophylactic diuresis with continuous furosemide drop following the Maze Procedure reduces the incidence of fluid retention. Journ Thor Cardiovasc Surg 123:232-6, 2002 (IF-2.842;CVR-11/66;SR-11/141;C-0)

Ad N, Lee P, Cox JL: Type A aortic dissection with anomaly of the carotid and vertebral vessels. Journ Thor Cardiovasc Surg 123:570-1, 2002. (IF-2.842;CVR-11/66;SR-11/141;C-1) 

Ad N: Intraoperative alternatives for treating atrial fibrillation associated with mitral valve disease. Introduction – Sem in Thor Cardiovasc Surg 14:192,2002. (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-0) 

Ad N, Cox JL: The significance of atrial fibrillation ablation during mitral valve surgery. Sem in Thor Cardiovasc Surg 14:193-7, 2002 (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-0) 

Viola N, Williams MR, Oz MC, Ad N: The technology in use for the surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation. Sem in Thor Cardiovasc Surg 14:198-205, 2002. (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-4) 

Barnett SD, Halpin LS, Speir AM, Lefrak E,: Risk Factors Predicting Pneumonia in Patients aged 80 and older after cardiac surgery. J Am Geriatr Soc. 50:1313-4 2002.

Barnett SD, Halpin LS, Speir AM, Lefrak, EA,: Retrospective Comparison of Postoperative Complications after Cardiovascular Surgery in Patients aged 80 and older: J Am Geriatr Soc. Nov; 50:1908-10 2002. 

Rice MJ, McDonald RW, Li X, Shen I, Ungerleider RM. New technology and methodologies for intraoperative, perioperative, and intraprocedural monitoring of surgical and catheter interventions for congenital heart disease. Echocardiography 2002;19(8):725-34 

Shen I, Setty S, Ungerleider RM. Atrioventricular septal defects, in Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children, 2nd edn, Nichols DG, Cameron DE, Greeley WJ, Lappe D, Ungerleider RM, Wetael RC (ed), Mosby, 2002. 

Halpin LS, Speir AM, CapoBianco P, Barnett SD. Guided imagery in cardiac surgery. Outcomes Manag. 2002 Jul-Sep;6(3):132-7.

 

2001

Ad N, Oron U: Impact of low-level laser irradiation on infarct size following myocardial infarction. Int Journ Cardiology 80:109-116, 2001 (IF-1.632;CVR-23/66;C-1)

Ad N, Snir E, Vidne BA, Golomb E: Histological atrial myolysis is associated with atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery. Ann Thor Surg 72:688-93, 2001(IF-2.052;CVR-17/66;SR-19/141;C-0) 

Shen I, Levy FH, Vocelka CR, O’Rourke PP, Duncan BW, Thomas R, Verrier ED. Effect of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation on left ventricular function of swine. Ann Thorac Surg 2001;71:862-7

Shen I, Levy FH, Benak AM, Rothnie CL, O’Rourke PP, Duncan BW, Verrier ED. Left ventricular dysfunction during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a hypoxemic swine model. Ann Thorac Surg 2001;71:868-71

Bromley PJ, Ochs OD, Slater M, Shen I, Keller FS. SCVIR annual meeting film panel session: diagnosis and discussion. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2001;12(5):658-61

Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Repair of supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous return. Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2001;6(1):8-11

Shen I, Ungerleider RM. Hypothermic circulatory arrest in cardiovascular surgery, in Key Topics in Cardiac Surgery, Tang A, Ohri S, Stephenson LW (ed), BIOS Scientific, 2001

 

2000

Ad N, Kim YD, Syderhoud JP, Degroot KW, Lou HC, Pirovic EA, Duvall W, Manley J, Cox JL (invited paper): Observations on the perioperative management of patients undergoing the Maze Procedure. Sem in Thor Cardiovasc Surg 12:63-7, 2000. (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-2)

Cox JL, Ad N, Palazzo T, Kim YD, Syderhoud JP, Degroot KW, Lou HC, Pirovic EA, Duvall W (invited paper): The Maze III Procedure combined with valve surgery. Sem in Thor Cardiovasc Surg 12:53-5, 2000. (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-0) 

Cox JL, Ad N, Palazzo T, Kim YD, Syderhoud JP, Degroot KW, Lou HC, Pirovic EA, Duvall W (invited paper): Current status of the Maze Procedure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Sem in Thor Cardiovasc Surg 12:15-9, 2000. (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-35) 

Cox JL, Ad N (invited paper): New surgical and catheter-based modifications of the Maze Procedure. Sem in Thor Cardiovasc Surg 12:68-73, 2000. (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-13) 

Ad N, Cox JL, Palazzo T, Kim YD, Syderhoud JP, Degroot KW, Lou HC, Pirovic EA, Duvall W (invited paper): Stroke prevention as an indication for the Maze Procedure in the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Sem in Thor Cardiovasc Surg 12:56-62, 2000. (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-6) 

Cox JL, Ad N, Palazzo T (invited paper): The importance of coronary sinus cryoablation in the Maze Procedure. Sem in Thor Cardiovasc Surg 12:20-4, 2000. (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-15) 

Ad N, Vidne BA (reply to the editor): Coarctation of the aorta with right aortic arch. Ann Thor Surg 69:1297, 2000. (IF-2.052;CVR-17/66;SR-19/141;C-0) 

Natthan S, Shorr A, Scmidt M, Burton N. Aspergillus and Endobronchial Problems in Lung Transplant Recipients. Chest: 118: 403-407, 2000 

Allen KB, Dowling RD, DelRossi AJ, Lefrak EA, Pfeffer TA, Fudge TL, Mostovych M, Schuch D, Szentpetery S, and Shaar CJ: Transmyocardial laser revascularization combined with coronary artery bypass grafting: A multi-center, blinded, prospective, randomized, controlled trial, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:540-549, 2000 

Rongione AJ, Kusske AM, Kwan KY, Ashley SW, Reber HA McFadden DW. Interleukin-10 Protects Against the Lethality of Intra-abdominal Infection and Sepsis. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery Jan-Feb 2000 4(1): P 70-76

Campbell DN, Shen I. Congenital septal defects, in Surgical Decision Making, 4th edn, Norton LW, Steigman GV, Eiseman B (ed), W. B. Saunders, 2000.

 1999

Kessler-Icekson G, Birk E, Barchum Y, Schlesinger H, Ad N, Friedman M, Vidne BA: The myocardial profile of the cytosolic isoenzyme of creatine kinase is apparently not related to cyanosis in congenital heart disease. Molecular Medicine 5:110-6, 1999

(IF-3.337;Biochemistry Ranking-72/266;Cell Biology Ranking-49/153;Medical Research Ranking;12/74;C-0)

Ad N, Vidne BA: Right aortic arch with coarctation of the aorta. Surgical technique, review of the literature and simplified classification of right aortic arch. Ann Thor Surg 67:1125-30, 1999. (IF-2.842;CVR-11/66;SR-11/141;C-26)

Ad N, Snir E, Vidne BA, Golomb E (invited paper): Potential preoperative markers for the risk of developing atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery. Sem in Thor and Cardiovasc Surgery 11:308-13, 1999. (IF-NA;Official Journal of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery;C-6{self-citation}) 

Nathan S, LaRusso T, Robert P, Pfundstein J, Burton NA, Endobronchial Cytomegalovirus in a Lung Transplant Recipient, J. of Bronchology 6:29-31, 1999 

Myers J, Shabshab S, Burton NA, and Nathan S. Successful Use of Cyclosporine in a Lung Transplant Recipient with Tacrolimus-Associated Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. J. Heart and Lung Transplantation 18:1024-1026, 1999 

Grossi EA, Groh M, Lefrak EA, Ribakove GH, Albus RA, Galloway AC, Colvin SB: Results of a prospective multicenter study on port-access coronary bypass grafting. Ann Thorac Surg 68 (4): 1475-7, 1999 

Grise KR, Rongione AJ, Laird EC, McFadden DW. Peptide YY Inhibits the Growth of Human Breast Cancer In Vitro and In Vivo. Journal of Surgical Research 1999 82(2): P151-55

1997

Saito S, Motomura N, Lou H, Ramwell PW, Foegh ML, Lefrak EA: Specific effects of estrogen on growth factor and major histocompatibility complex class II antigen expression in rat aortic allograft. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 114:803-810,1997.

Groom RC, Morton JR, Lefrak EA: Outcomes analysis in cardiac surgery. Perfusion 1997; 12: 257-261 

Zhao Y, Katz NM, Lefrak EA, Foegh ML. Urinary thromboxane B2 in cardiac transplant patients as a screening method of rejection. Prostaglandins 54:881-889, 1997 

Rongione AJ, Kusske AM, Kwan K, Ashley SW, Reber HA, McFadden DW. Interleukin-10 Reduces the Severity of Acute Pancreatitis in Rats. Gastroenterology 1997 Mar. 112(3): P 960-67 

Rongione AJ, Kusske AM, Ashley SW, Reber HA, McFadden DW. Interleukin-10 Prevents Early Cytokine Release in Severe Intra-abdominal Infection and Sepsis. Journal of Surgical Research July 1997 70(2): P 107-12 

Rongione AJ, Kusske AM, Reber HA, Ashley SW, McFadden DW. Interleukin-10 Reduces Circulating Levels of Serum Cytokines in Experimental Pancreatitis. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 1997 1(2): P 159-66

 

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