Michael W A Chu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Blood conservation strategies reduce the need for transfusions in ascending and aortic arch surgery
    M W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario and Lawson Health Research Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Perfusion 28:315-21. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Augmented reality image guidance improves navigation for beating heart mitral valve repair
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Western University, London, ON Canada
    Innovations (Phila) 7:274-81. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Reoperative minimally invasive mitral valve replacement for bovine pericardial valve thrombosis secondary to idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:868.e11-3. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of consultant surgeon sleep deprivation and outcomes in more than 4000 consecutive cardiac surgical procedures
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre and The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Surg 146:1080-5. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Percutaneous endoscopic transapical aortic valve implantation: three experimental transcatheter models
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:251-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Ascending-to-descending aortic bypass and aortic valve replacement for concomitant severe aortic coarctation and aortic stenosis
    Michael W A Chu
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 45:303-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in a patient with severe aortic insufficiency and minimal aortic annular calcification
    Yoshitsugu Nakamura
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1138.e9-1138.e11. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A navigation platform for guidance of beating heart transapical mitral valve repair
    John T Moore
    Robarts Research Institute, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 60:1034-40. 2013
  9. pmc Can internal thoracic arteries be used for both coronary artery bypass and breast reconstruction?
    Maria E Currie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:811-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Defining the efficacy of aortic root enlargement procedures: a comparative analysis of surgical techniques
    Katie L Losenno
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:434-40. 2013

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Blood conservation strategies reduce the need for transfusions in ascending and aortic arch surgery
    M W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario and Lawson Health Research Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Perfusion 28:315-21. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that aggressive, comprehensive blood conservation strategies may limit the need for transfusions and, subsequently, improve postoperative outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Augmented reality image guidance improves navigation for beating heart mitral valve repair
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Western University, London, ON Canada
    Innovations (Phila) 7:274-81. 2012
    ..However, most of these techniques rely on the limited spatial and temporal resolution of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) alone, which can make tool visualization and guidance challenging...
  3. doi request reprint Reoperative minimally invasive mitral valve replacement for bovine pericardial valve thrombosis secondary to idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:868.e11-3. 2011
    ..She made an uneventful recovery and was discharged on steroids to suppress the eosinophilia. Repeat echocardiography demonstrated a well-functioning porcine valve without leaflet restriction or obstruction...
  4. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of consultant surgeon sleep deprivation and outcomes in more than 4000 consecutive cardiac surgical procedures
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre and The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Surg 146:1080-5. 2011
    ..To determine the effect of consultant surgeon sleep hours on patient outcomes in cardiac surgery...
  5. doi request reprint Percutaneous endoscopic transapical aortic valve implantation: three experimental transcatheter models
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:251-6. 2011
    ..Future research will focus on identifying optimal candidates for surgery based upon preoperative thoracic imaging...
  6. doi request reprint Ascending-to-descending aortic bypass and aortic valve replacement for concomitant severe aortic coarctation and aortic stenosis
    Michael W A Chu
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 45:303-6. 2011
    ..This procedure may represent the most effective surgical option for patients with concomitant aortic coarctation and aortic stenosis...
  7. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in a patient with severe aortic insufficiency and minimal aortic annular calcification
    Yoshitsugu Nakamura
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1138.e9-1138.e11. 2013
    ..In follow-up, the patient remained New York Heart Association class I and echocardiography demonstrated a well-functioning TAVI prosthesis with no aortic insufficiency. ..
  8. doi request reprint A navigation platform for guidance of beating heart transapical mitral valve repair
    John T Moore
    Robarts Research Institute, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 60:1034-40. 2013
    ..2 ± 120.3 mm versus 1128.9 ± 931.1 mm, p = 0.003) were significantly shorter in the augmented ultrasound compared to navigation with ultrasound alone, indicating a substantial improvement in the safety and simplicity of the procedure...
  9. pmc Can internal thoracic arteries be used for both coronary artery bypass and breast reconstruction?
    Maria E Currie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:811-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that internal thoracic artery length at the fourth intercostal space would allow both breast reconstruction and future coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  10. doi request reprint Defining the efficacy of aortic root enlargement procedures: a comparative analysis of surgical techniques
    Katie L Losenno
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:434-40. 2013
    ..Aortic root enlargement (ARE) procedures are believed to allow implantation of larger valve prostheses; however, little evidence exists to support the specific efficacy of various techniques...
  11. doi request reprint Successful treatment of mechanical mitral valve thrombosis without thrombolytic therapy or surgery
    Hamad F Al Habib
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:1532.e1-3. 2013
    ..Endogenous fibrinolysis with appropriate antithrombotic therapy might be a suitable option for select, high-risk patients with mechanical mitral valve thrombosis. ..
  12. doi request reprint Spontaneous aortic arch thrombus presenting as acute critical limb ischemia
    Corey Adams
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:309-11. 2010
    ..Urgent surgical removal is recommended and can be performed safely...
  13. doi request reprint Does the trainee's level of experience impact on patient safety and clinical outcomes in coronary artery bypass surgery?
    L Ray Guo
    London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 23:1-5. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Does clopidogrel increase blood loss following coronary artery bypass surgery?
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1536-41. 2004
    ..Its favorable effects on preventing thrombus formation may have deleterious effects on hemostasis in patients undergoing coronary surgery...
  15. doi request reprint US-fluoroscopy registration for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Pencilla Lang
    Image Research Laboratories, Robarts Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 59:1444-53. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Learning curve analysis of thoracic endovascular aortic repair in relation to credentialing guidelines
    Thomas L Forbes
    Division of Vascular Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre and The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 46:218-22. 2007
    ..This study's purpose was to determine whether these requirements are valid by reviewing three surgeons' learning curves with thoracic aortic endovascular repairs...
  17. pmc Early and late outcomes after cardiac retransplantation
    Aya Saito
    The Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 56:21-6. 2013
    ..We analyzed clinical outcomes following retransplantation in an academic, tertiary care institution...
  18. pmc Challenging management of a complex distal aortic arch pseudoaneurysm following previous aortic dissection repair
    Krista Moore
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:188-90. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Perioperative N-acetylcysteine to prevent renal dysfunction in high-risk patients undergoing cabg surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen E A Burns
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 294:342-50. 2005
    ..N-acetylcysteine, an antioxidant and vasodilator, counteracts renal ischemia and hypoxia...
  20. doi request reprint Single-stage hybrid coronary revascularization with long-term follow-up
    Corey Adams
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:438-43. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to assess clinical follow-up and graft and stent patency at 6 months and 5 years in a single-stage hybrid revascularization population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous individually controlled upper and lower body perfusion for valve-sparing root and total aortic arch replacement: a case study
    Philip Fernandes
    Clinical Perfusion Services, Cardiac Care, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Extra Corpor Technol 43:245-51. 2011
    ..This perfusion technique allowed us to deliver differential flow rates and temperatures to the upper and lower body (cold head/warm lower body perfusion) to minimize ischemic debt and quickly reverse metabolic derangements...
  22. ncbi request reprint Traumatic innominate artery disruption and aortic valve rupture
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1095-7. 2006
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  23. doi request reprint Aortic arch replacement and elephant trunk procedure: an interdisciplinary approach to surgical reconstruction, perfusion strategies and blood management
    Christine McKay
    Clinical Perfusion Services, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Perfusion 25:369-79. 2010
    ..In turn, this ensures evidence-based medical and perfusion practices that lead to achieving a positive peri-operative course, with optimal blood conservation...
  24. pmc Humanitarian cardiac care in Arequipa, Peru: experiences of a multidisciplinary Canadian cardiovascular team
    Corey Adams
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ont
    Can J Surg 55:171-6. 2012
    ..Medical volunteerism by experienced health care teams can provide mentorship, medical expertise and health policy advice to local teams and improve cardiovascular patient outcomes...
  25. doi request reprint Long-term safety and effectiveness of drug-eluting stents for the treatment of saphenous vein grafts disease: a population-based study
    Dennis T Ko
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Schulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:965-73. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term safety and effectiveness of drug-eluting stents (DES) for the treatment of saphenous vein graft (SVG) disease...
  26. doi request reprint Evaluating the effect of three-dimensional visualization on force application and performance time during robotics-assisted mitral valve repair
    Maria E Currie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Innovations (Phila) 8:199-205. 2013
    ..In addition, we sought to determine whether these effects were consistent between novices and experts in robotics-assisted cardiac surgery...
  27. doi request reprint Left atrial reduction plasty: a novel technique
    Corey Adams
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:e77-9. 2012
    ..Significant reduction of left atrial volume by 50% was achieved and clinical resolution of compressive symptoms was seen at 6-month follow-up...
  28. doi request reprint Feasibility of internal mammary vessel use in breast reconstruction versus coronary artery bypass surgery: an anatomic, cadaveric evaluation
    Rebecca J Greer-Bayramoglu
    Divisions of Cardiac Surgery and Plastic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1783-9. 2011
    ..The authors investigated whether internal mammary artery harvest for breast reconstruction is compatible with future use for coronary bypass...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cystic tuberculous constrictive pericarditis
    Kristopher Patrick Croome
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    CMAJ 177:148. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic disease: early and midterm experience
    Michael W A Chu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:186-91. 2007
    ..Stent graft complication and reintervention rates are low, whereas intermediate survival rates are good. Long-term efficacy still needs to be evaluated...
  31. pmc Minimally invasive surgical therapies for atrial fibrillation
    Yoshitsugu Nakamura
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Lawson Health Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    ISRN Cardiol 2012:606324. 2012
    ..We review advancements in minimally invasive techniques for atrial fibrillation surgery, including management of the left atrial appendage...