Farhan Zafar

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Two decades of pediatric lung transplant in the United States: have we improved?
    Farhan Zafar
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:828-32, 832.e1. 2011
  2. doi Does donor arterial partial pressure of oxygen affect outcomes after lung transplantation? A review of more than 12,000 lung transplants
    Farhan Zafar
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:919-25. 2012
  3. doi Fenestration during Fontan palliation: now the exception instead of the rule
    Jorge D Salazar
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:129-36. 2010
  4. doi Is mechanically bridging patients with a failing cardiac graft to retransplantation an effective therapy? Analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing database
    Muhammad S Khan
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:1192-8. 2012
  5. doi Lung retransplantation in children: appropriate when selectively applied
    Brandi B Scully
    Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:574-9. 2011
  6. doi Outcomes of heart failure-related hospitalization in adults with congenital heart disease in the United States
    Fred H Rodriguez
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology and Congenital Heart Surgery, Houston, Tex, USA Sibley Heart Center Cardiology and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 8:513-9. 2013
  7. doi Impact of antibodies against human leukocyte antigens on long-term outcome in pediatric heart transplant patients: an analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing database
    Joseph W Rossano
    Department of Pediatrics, Lillie Frank Abercrombie Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:694-9, 699.e1-2. 2010
  8. doi Outcomes of hospitalization in adults in the United States with atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, and atrioventricular septal defect
    Fred H Rodriguez
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology and Congenital Heart Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:290-3. 2011
  9. doi Right ventricular infundibulum sparing (RVIS) tetralogy of fallot repair: a review of over 300 patients
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg 250:611-7. 2009
  10. doi Use of ventricular assist devices in children across the United States: analysis of 7.5 million pediatric hospitalizations
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1313-8; discussion 1318-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi Two decades of pediatric lung transplant in the United States: have we improved?
    Farhan Zafar
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:828-32, 832.e1. 2011
    ..To observe if this same phenomenon exists in pediatric lung transplants, the United Network for Organ Sharing database was analyzed to evaluate and characterize how pediatric lung transplant survival has changed in the past 2 decades...
  2. doi Does donor arterial partial pressure of oxygen affect outcomes after lung transplantation? A review of more than 12,000 lung transplants
    Farhan Zafar
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:919-25. 2012
    ..Limited literature exists to support such a practice. We analyzed all LTxs performed in the United States over a 9-year period to assess the effect of donor PaO(2) on graft survival...
  3. doi Fenestration during Fontan palliation: now the exception instead of the rule
    Jorge D Salazar
    Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:129-36. 2010
    ..Our practice has evolved away from routine fenestration with increased extracardiac conduit use. We reviewed our experience with Fontan palliation and retrospectively assessed outcomes with decreased fenestration...
  4. doi Is mechanically bridging patients with a failing cardiac graft to retransplantation an effective therapy? Analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing database
    Muhammad S Khan
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:1192-8. 2012
    ..The United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) database was used to analyze outcomes of patients successfully bridged with MCS to cardiac ReTx...
  5. doi Lung retransplantation in children: appropriate when selectively applied
    Brandi B Scully
    Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:574-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, an analysis of the UNOS (United Network of Organ Sharing) database to evaluate the effectiveness of pediatric lung retransplantation in the United States was completed...
  6. doi Outcomes of heart failure-related hospitalization in adults with congenital heart disease in the United States
    Fred H Rodriguez
    Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology and Congenital Heart Surgery, Houston, Tex, USA Sibley Heart Center Cardiology and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 8:513-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypotheses that HF admissions are common in ACHD and associated with significant morbidity and mortality...
  7. doi Impact of antibodies against human leukocyte antigens on long-term outcome in pediatric heart transplant patients: an analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing database
    Joseph W Rossano
    Department of Pediatrics, Lillie Frank Abercrombie Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:694-9, 699.e1-2. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine the association of elevated anti-human leukocyte antibodies with long-term survival in pediatric heart transplant patients...
  8. doi Outcomes of hospitalization in adults in the United States with atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, and atrioventricular septal defect
    Fred H Rodriguez
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology and Congenital Heart Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:290-3. 2011
    ..Cardiac and noncardiac co-morbidities are commonly encountered. Many noncardiac conditions, including trisomy 21 and the youngest and oldest groups, are associated with an increased risk of death...
  9. doi Right ventricular infundibulum sparing (RVIS) tetralogy of fallot repair: a review of over 300 patients
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg 250:611-7. 2009
    ..Over the past 13 years, we have uniformly applied this RV infundibulum sparing (RVIS) strategy...
  10. doi Use of ventricular assist devices in children across the United States: analysis of 7.5 million pediatric hospitalizations
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1313-8; discussion 1318-9. 2010
    ..The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (H-CUP) Kids' Inpatients Database (KID) was analyzed to characterize the current utilization of VADs in children nationwide...
  11. doi Current expectations for surgical repair of isolated ventricular septal defects
    Brandi Braud Scully
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:544-9; discussion 550-1. 2010
    ..Ventricular septal defect (VSD) is the most commonly recognized congenital heart defect. With the development of device closure for intracardiac defects, we sought to evaluate current expectations for surgical closure of isolated VSD...
  12. doi Repeat sternotomy in congenital heart surgery: no longer a risk factor
    David L S Morales
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:897-902; discussion 897-902. 2008
    ..Current literature on RS suggests a risk of approximately 5% to 10% for major morbidity. We sought to establish the true risk of RS in a contemporary pediatric series...