Bob Kiaii

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Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Concurrent robotic hybrid revascularization using an enhanced operative suite
    Bob Kiaii
    London Health Science Center, University Campus, 339 Windermere Rd, London, ON, Canada N6A 5A5
    Chest 128:4046-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint How to build a cath-lab operating room
    Johannes Bonatti
    Department of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E344-8. 2007
  3. pmc Robotic coronary artery bypass for aberrant right coronary artery stenosis
    Kuan chin Jean Chen
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:326-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The early inflammatory response in a mini-cardiopulmonary bypass system: a prospective randomized study
    Bob Kiaii
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Ivey Cardiac Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Innovations (Phila) 7:23-32. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Surgical, anesthetic, perfusion-related advances in minimal access surgery
    Bob Kiaii
    Department of Surgery, University of Weatern Ontario, Longon Health Science Center, University Campus, Ivey Cardiac Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 11:282-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Simultaneous integrated coronary artery revascularization with long-term angiographic follow-up
    Bob Kiaii
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Ivey Cardiac Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:702-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective angiographic comparison of direct, endoscopic, and telesurgical approaches to harvesting the internal thoracic artery
    Bob Kiaii
    Department of Surgery, London Health Science Center, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:624-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted left atrial ligation for stroke reduction in chronic atrial fibrillation: a case report
    Bob Kiaii
    London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 9:E533-5; discussion E535. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Long-term angiographic follow-up of robotic-assisted coronary artery revascularization
    Maria E Currie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1426-31. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Concurrent robotic hybrid revascularization using an enhanced operative suite
    Bob Kiaii
    London Health Science Center, University Campus, 339 Windermere Rd, London, ON, Canada N6A 5A5
    Chest 128:4046-8. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of concurrent robotic-assisted hybrid revascularization utilizing an enhanced operative suite...
  2. ncbi request reprint How to build a cath-lab operating room
    Johannes Bonatti
    Department of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E344-8. 2007
    ..This review by an international working group of cardiac surgeons and cardiologists outlines the challenges involved with implementation of an integrated operating suite and suggests general planning and construction guidelines...
  3. pmc Robotic coronary artery bypass for aberrant right coronary artery stenosis
    Kuan chin Jean Chen
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:326-7. 2010
    ..The procedure completely resolved the patient's angina symptoms...
  4. doi request reprint The early inflammatory response in a mini-cardiopulmonary bypass system: a prospective randomized study
    Bob Kiaii
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Ivey Cardiac Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Innovations (Phila) 7:23-32. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Surgical, anesthetic, perfusion-related advances in minimal access surgery
    Bob Kiaii
    Department of Surgery, University of Weatern Ontario, Longon Health Science Center, University Campus, Ivey Cardiac Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 11:282-7. 2007
    ..In this article, the advances in minimally invasive surgical, cardiac anesthesia, and cardiopulmonary bypass techniques in the evolution of minimal access cardiac surgery are summarized...
  6. doi request reprint Simultaneous integrated coronary artery revascularization with long-term angiographic follow-up
    Bob Kiaii
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Ivey Cardiac Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:702-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the safety and feasibility of 1-stage, simultaneous, hybrid, robotically assisted coronary artery bypass grafting surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective angiographic comparison of direct, endoscopic, and telesurgical approaches to harvesting the internal thoracic artery
    Bob Kiaii
    Department of Surgery, London Health Science Center, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:624-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the quality of left internal thoracic arteries harvested by the conventional open approach versus minimally invasive videoscopic and robotic-assisted telesurgical techniques...
  8. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted left atrial ligation for stroke reduction in chronic atrial fibrillation: a case report
    Bob Kiaii
    London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 9:E533-5; discussion E535. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of stand-alone robotic-assisted left atrial ligation in the literature...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term angiographic follow-up of robotic-assisted coronary artery revascularization
    Maria E Currie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1426-31. 2012
    ..However, the long-term patency rate of robotic-assisted CABG is unknown. Therefore, the objective of this study was to assess the long-term patency rate of robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass grafts...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Canadian Cardiovascular Society atrial fibrillation guidelines 2010: catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter
    Atul Verma
    Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:60-6. 2011
    ..In contrast to AF, catheter ablation of atrial flutter has a higher success rate with a smaller incidence of complications. Thus, catheter ablation for atrial flutter may be considered a first-line alternative to antiarrhythmic drugs...
  12. pmc Bivalirudin as an anticoagulant for simultaneous integrated coronary artery revascularization - a novel approach to an inherent concern
    R Scott McClure
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, London, Ontario N6A 5A5
    Can J Cardiol 25:425-7. 2009
    ..Using a single anticoagulant to facilitate the necessities of both aspects of the integrated approach may alleviate this risk...
  13. 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. ..
  14. pmc Computer-enhanced telemanipulation in mitral valve repair: preliminary experience in Canada with the da Vinci robotic system
    R Scott McClure
    Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario
    Can J Surg 49:193-6. 2006
    ..We report on the first case series of robotic-assisted mitral valve (RAMV) repair in Canada with use of the da Vinci telemanipulation system (Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, Calif.)...
  15. 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 45:438-42; discussion 442-3. 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...
  16. 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...
  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. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted closure of atrial septal defect under real-time three-dimensional echo guide: in vitro study
    Yoshihiro Suematsu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:573-6. 2007
    ..In this study, we examined the feasibility of robotic-assisted RT3DE-guided repair of atrial septal defect (ASD) in an in vitro study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early experience with robotically assisted internal thoracic artery harvest
    W Douglas Boyd
    London Health Sciences Center, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:52-7. 2002
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of MAX-ACT and K-ACT values when using bivalirudin anticoagulation during minimally invasive hybrid off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Philip M Jones
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 25:415-8. 2011
    ..To compare the kaolin-activated coagulation time (K-ACT) to the MAX-ACT for monitoring anticoagulation with bivalirudin in patients undergoing hybrid off-pump coronary artery revascularization procedures...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. pmc Comparison of gastrointestinal complications in on-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
    Kris P Croome
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    Can J Surg 52:125-8. 2009
    ..We sought to compare the incidence of GI complications in patients undergoing on-pump and off-pump CABG...
  24. pmc The new cardiac surgery patient: defying previous expectations
    Sandeep K Aggarwal
    Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON
    Can J Surg 49:117-22. 2006
    ..This study examines whether this trend of increasing risk in patients who have cardiac surgery has continued since 1999 and whether its effect on mortality and morbidity has changed...
  25. doi request reprint Assessing the immediate and sustained effectiveness of circular epicardial surgical ligation of the left atrial appendage
    Corey Adams
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 27:270-3. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a circular method of epicardial surgical ligation in obliterating the left atrial appendage and maintaining sustained exclusion...
  26. ncbi request reprint Live 3-dimensional echocardiography guidance for the insertion of a retrograde cardioplegic catheter through the coronary sinus
    Yoshihiro Suematsu
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E188-90. 2007
    ..We evaluated the feasibility and accuracy of live 3-dimensional (3D) epicardial echocardiography (echo) to guide the insertion of a retrograde cardioplegic catheter into the coronary sinus...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of minimally invasive endoscopic and conventional sternotomy approaches for atrial septal defect repair
    Michael W A Chu
    The Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ont
    Can J Surg 57:E75-81. 2014
    ..We compared clinical outcomes of adult patients undergoing ASD repair via a minimally invasive endoscopic approach versus a "gold standard" sternotomy...
  28. doi request reprint The role of epicardial echocardiography in the measurement of transvalvular flow velocities during aortic valve replacement
    Ravi Taneja
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 23:292-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare transvalvular flow velocities obtained by transesophageal echocardiography and epicardial echocardiography (EE) during aortic valve replacement (AVR)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous robotic-assisted mitral valve repair and percutaneous coronary intervention
    Corey Adams
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Innovations (Phila) 5:375-7. 2010
    ..It further highlights the potential benefit of a hybrid operating theater in allowing surgical and percutaneous coronary intervention procedures to be delivered in a safe and efficient manner...
  30. doi request reprint Automated coring and apical connector insertion device for aortic valve bypass surgery
    Corey Adams
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:290-3. 2012
    ..We report the successful use of an automated coring and apical connector device to perform aortic valve bypass surgery...
  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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Successful Intraoperative Reversal of Heparin With Factor VII in a Patient With Protamine Reaction
    Kuan chin Jean Chen
    From the Division of Cardiac Surgery, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Department of Oncology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Medical Imaging, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON Canada
    Innovations (Phila) 6:48-50. 2011
    ..We report the case of a patient who developed intractable bleeding after a severe protamine reaction following emergency repair of type A aortic dissection and was successfully treated with factor VII...
  33. ncbi request reprint The use of 3D epiaortic scanning to enhance evaluation of atherosclerotic plaque in the ascending aorta: a case series
    Daniel T Bainbridge
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, London Health Sciences Center and The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 7:E636-8. 2004
    ..We present a case series in which 3D ultrasound was used for epiaortic imaging in patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery, and we discuss the benefits and limitations of this imaging modality...
  34. doi request reprint Canadian Cardiovascular Society atrial fibrillation guidelines 2010: management of recent-onset atrial fibrillation and flutter in the emergency department
    Ian G Stiell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:38-46. 2011
    ..Adequate follow-up of patients with recent-onset AF/AFL is recommended to identify structural heart disease and evaluate the need for long-term antithrombotic or antiarrhythmic therapy...
  35. doi request reprint Klebsiella oxytoca necrotizing fasciitis after orthotopic heart transplant
    Rebecca Greer-Bayramoglu
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1265-7. 2008
    ..This along with the patient's blunted immune response after organ transplantation necessitated a high index of suspicion for diagnosis and treatment...
  36. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized trial of endoscopic versus conventional harvesting of the saphenous vein in coronary artery bypass surgery
    Bob Kiaii
    Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:204-12. 2002
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Anesthetic considerations for a steroid-dependent high-risk patient undergoing minimally invasive cardiac surgery
    Sanjay Goel
    Can J Anaesth 55:53-5. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint Minimal invasive endoscopic resection of a giant left atrial appendage aneurysm
    Bob Kiaii
    Clinic for Heart Surgery, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1437-8. 2004
    ..Minimal invasive endoscopic resection of the left atrial aneurysm with cryoablation was performed. The patient was discharged home in sinus rhythm...
  39. ncbi request reprint Five-year results of 219 consecutive patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for refractory postoperative cardiogenic shock
    Nicolas Doll
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:151-7; discussion 157. 2004
    ..Postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock occurs in approximately 1% of patients. We prospectively evaluated the early and long-term outcome as well as predictors of survival when using temporary extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support...