H L Lazar

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The insulin cardioplegia trial
    Harold L Lazar
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:842-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Should all patients receive statins before cardiac surgery: are more data necessary?
    Harold L Lazar
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:520-2. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Alterations in myocardial metabolism in the diabetic myocardium
    Harold L Lazar
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:289-92. 2006
  4. doi request reprint All coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients will benefit from angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
    Harold L Lazar
    Circulation 117:6-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The year in review: the surgical treatment of valvular disease-2011
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Surg 27:493-510. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint How important is glycemic control during coronary artery bypass?
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Adv Surg 46:219-35. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The year in review: surgical revascularization of coronary artery disease--2011
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center and the Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 27:347-59. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of complement inhibition with soluble complement receptor 1 (TP10) during cardiac surgery: is there a gender difference?
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and The Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Suite B402, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Circulation 116:I83-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Aprotinin decreases ischemic damage during coronary revascularization
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 20:519-23. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Excision of a mediastinal parathyroid adenoma after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Harold L Lazar
    Division of Radiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1105-6. 2005

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint The insulin cardioplegia trial
    Harold L Lazar
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:842-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Should all patients receive statins before cardiac surgery: are more data necessary?
    Harold L Lazar
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:520-2. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Alterations in myocardial metabolism in the diabetic myocardium
    Harold L Lazar
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:289-92. 2006
    ..The mechanisms by which intravenous insulin infusions can be used to modulate these changes in myocardial metabolism to improve clinical outcomes are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint All coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients will benefit from angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
    Harold L Lazar
    Circulation 117:6-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The year in review: the surgical treatment of valvular disease-2011
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Surg 27:493-510. 2012
    ..This review highlights important advances in techniques, guidelines, outcomes and innovations in valve surgery during 2011...
  6. ncbi request reprint How important is glycemic control during coronary artery bypass?
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Adv Surg 46:219-35. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The year in review: surgical revascularization of coronary artery disease--2011
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center and the Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 27:347-59. 2012
    ..Important studies highlighting the practice of coronary artery bypass surgery for 2011 are reviewed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of complement inhibition with soluble complement receptor 1 (TP10) during cardiac surgery: is there a gender difference?
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and The Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Suite B402, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Circulation 116:I83-8. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Aprotinin decreases ischemic damage during coronary revascularization
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 20:519-23. 2005
    ..This study sought to determine whether the favorable anti-inflammatory effects of aprotinin might limit ischemic damage during the revascularization of ischemic myocardium...
  10. ncbi request reprint Excision of a mediastinal parathyroid adenoma after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Harold L Lazar
    Division of Radiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1105-6. 2005
    ..The surgical approach and intraoperative localization of the adenoma under these unusual circumstances are reviewed...
  11. ncbi request reprint The use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, B402, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Vascul Pharmacol 42:119-23. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Role of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in the coronary artery bypass patient
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1081-9. 2005
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Novel adhesive skin closures improve wound healing following saphenous vein harvesting
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center and Boston University, School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 23:152-5. 2008
    ..This prospective, randomized study was undertaken to compare the results of the noninvasive skin closure method to the traditional subcuticular skin closure technique on saphenous vein harvest sites...
  14. doi request reprint Endograft collapse after thoracic stent-graft repair for traumatic rupture
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1582-3. 2009
    ..In this report, we describe a case of endograft collapse after a traumatic aortic rupture...
  15. doi request reprint Nesiritide enhances myocardial protection during the revascularization of acutely ischemic myocardium
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 24:600-5. 2009
    ..This study was, therefore, undertaken to determine whether nesiritide alone could enhance myocardial protection when given intraoperatively in a porcine model simulating urgent coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
  16. doi request reprint Reversal of paraplegia following repair of an ascending aortic dissection
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Surg 25:65-6. 2010
    ..The paraplegia was fully reversed following an emergent replacement of the ascending aorta and hemi-arch repair...
  17. doi request reprint Expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in conduits used in patients with diabetes mellitus undergoing coronary revascularization
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, The Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Surg 25:120-6. 2010
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Effects of aggressive versus moderate glycemic control on clinical outcomes in diabetic coronary artery bypass graft patients
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Surg 254:458-63; discussion 463-4. 2011
    ....
  19. doi request reprint The effect of topical vancomycin applied to sternotomy incisions on postoperative serum vancomycin levels
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 26:461-5. 2011
    ..This study was undertaken to determine: (1) whether serum levels of vancomycin remain elevated when applied topically to the sternum and (2) whether the use of topical vancomycin can potentiate postoperative drug-resistant infections...
  20. ncbi request reprint Does off-pump revascularization reduce coronary endothelial dysfunction?
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 19:440-3. 2004
    ..This experimental study sought to determine whether OPCAB reduces endothelial dysfunction, compared to standard cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) with and without the anticomplement agent soluble complement receptor-1 (sCR(1))...
  21. ncbi request reprint Soluble human complement receptor 1 limits ischemic damage in cardiac surgery patients at high risk requiring cardiopulmonary bypass
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Circulation 110:II274-9. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Early discharge after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: are patients really going home earlier?
    H L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Boston Medical Center, Suite B404, 88 E Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121:943-50. 2001
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether early discharge after coronary artery bypass grafting allows patients to return home earlier or merely increases the use of outpatient nursing and inpatient rehabilitation services...
  23. doi request reprint Acute anterolateral papillary muscle rupture in the absence of coronary artery disease
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 25:518-9. 2010
    ..We present a case of spontaneous rupture of the anterolateral papillary muscle due to an isolated infarct of the papillary muscle in the absence of epicardial coronary artery disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors attenuates ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1522-7. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine whether pretreatment with ACE inhibitors would attentuate ischemic injury during surgical revascularization of ischemic myocardium...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment with statins enhances myocardial protection during coronary revascularization
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Boston Medical Center and The Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1037-42. 2003
    ..This experimental study was undertaken to determine whether pretreatment with statins would enhance myocardial protection and minimize ischemic injury during revascularization of acutely ischemic myocardium...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tight glycemic control in diabetic coronary artery bypass graft patients improves perioperative outcomes and decreases recurrent ischemic events
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, B402, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Circulation 109:1497-502. 2004
    ..This study sought to determine whether tight glycemic control with a modified glucose-insulin-potassium (GIK) solution in diabetic coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients would improve perioperative outcomes...
  27. ncbi request reprint High tissue affinity angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors improve endothelial function and reduce infarct size
    H L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:548-53; discussion 553-4. 2001
    ..This study was, therefore, undertaken to determine whether high tissue affinity ACE inhibitors would improve endothelial function and thereby decrease tissue necrosis during ischemia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Role of statin therapy in the coronary bypass patient
    Harold L Lazar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and The Boston Medical Center, 88 E Newton Street, B404, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:730-40. 2004
    ..In this review statin therapy will be shown to improve vein graft patency, minimize recurrent ischemic events, and decrease the need for repeat revascularization procedures in patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass grafting...
  29. ncbi request reprint Heparin-bonded circuits improve clinical outcomes in emergency coronary artery bypass grafting
    G S Aldea
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118 2393, USA
    J Card Surg 12:389-97. 1997
    ..1 vs 11.0 +/- 8.9 days, p = 0.008), and therefore cost. In conclusion, the use of HBC/LAP in EM-CABG resulted in a reduction of homologous transfusion and postoperative complications associated with decreased hospital stays and cost...
  30. ncbi request reprint Improved clinical outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting with coronary endarterectomy
    O M Shapira
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:2273-8. 1999
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of recent advances in operative and perioperative management on outcomes after CE...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reduction of allogeneic blood transfusions after open heart operations by lowering cardiopulmonary bypass prime volume
    O M Shapira
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 65:724-30. 1998
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting with preferred use of the radial artery
    O M Shapira
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 12:381-8. 1997
    ..The use of the radial artery (RA) for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is still not widely accepted. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of preferred RA utilization on clinical outcomes...
  33. ncbi request reprint OPCAB for acute LAD dissection due to blunt chest trauma
    Amit Korach
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:312-4. 2006
    ..Due to extent and location, the lesion was not amenable for angioplasty. Multiple associated injuries and severely impaired coagulation studies directed us to perform emergency off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting...
  34. ncbi request reprint Heparin-bonded cardiopulmonary bypass circuits reduce bleeding and transfusion requirements in proximal aortic surgery
    O M Shapira
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Surg 15:229-38. 2000
    ..Methods to improve hemostasis in aortic surgery continue to evolve. Use of heparin-bonded cardiopulmonary bypass circuits (HBC) has been shown previously to effectively reduce bleeding and improve outcomes in coronary and valve operations...
  35. ncbi request reprint U-clip anastomoses in coronary artery bypass grafting: initial clinical experience
    Richard J Shemin
    Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 6:362-5. 2003
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  36. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction--early and mid-term outcomes
    Oz M Shapira
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Surg 21:225-32. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the outcomes of patients with severe LVD undergoing CABG...
  37. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic versus conventional radial artery harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting: functional and histologic assessment of the conduit
    Oz M Shapira
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:388-94. 2006
    ..The radial artery's propensity for vasospasm and vulnerability to surgical trauma are well known. A less invasive endoscopic method to harvest the radial artery was recently introduced, but its effect on radial artery integrity is unknown...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic radial artery harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting: initial clinical experience
    Oz M Shapira
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 7:E411-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate our initial clinical experience with this technology...
  39. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic versus conventional radial artery harvest--is smaller better?
    Oz M Shapira
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 21:329-35. 2006
    ..We sought to assess our initial experience with the recently introduced technique of endoscopic radial artery harvest (ERH) for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant improves smooth muscle sarco/endoplasmic reticulum Ca(2+)-ATPase function and lowers tyrosine nitration in hypercholesterolemia and improves nitric oxide-induced relaxation
    Takeshi Adachi
    Vascular Biology Unit, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Medicine and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Circ Res 90:1114-21. 2002
    ..These beneficial effects may depend on reducing the direct effects on SERCA of reactive oxygen species that are augmented in HC...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary bypass: it's not the size, it's how you use it! Review of a comprehensive blood-conservation strategy
    Kevin J Lilly
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brigham and Woman s Hospital Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 36:263-8. 2004
    ..In an effort to clearly evaluate this new technology, in this article we review our current technique at Boston Medical Center...
  42. ncbi request reprint Coronary sinus retroperfusion: can forward progress still be achieved by using a backward technique?
    Harold L Lazar
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1549-52. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective strategies to improve long-term outcomes following coronary artery bypass surgery
    Rohit Arora
    Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    J Card Surg 21:198-204. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia during cardiac surgery
    Harold L Lazar
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:11-3. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Quinaprilat during cardioplegic arrest
    Harold L Lazar
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:974-5. 2003