Richard J Shemin

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Thoracic surgery workforce: snapshot at the end of the twentieth century and implications for the new millennium
    Richard J Shemin
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:2014-32. 2002
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for reporting data and outcomes for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Richard J Shemin
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1225-30. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Primary graft dysfunction does not lead to increased cardiac allograft vasculopathy in surviving patients
    Murray H Kwon
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:869-73. 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Diastolic dysfunction after coronary artery bypass grafting--the effect of glucose-insulin-potassium infusion
    Michael W Tsang
    Evans Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Card Surg 22:185-91. 2007
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Location as an important predictor of lymph node involvement for pulmonary adenocarcinoma
    Ara Ketchedjian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:544-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Thoracic surgery workforce: snapshot at the end of the twentieth century and implications for the new millennium
    Richard J Shemin
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:2014-32. 2002
    ..An appropriately sized physician workforce is an essential component for healthcare planning. Contemporary economic forces and the impact of managed care have stimulated renewed interest in understanding and monitoring workforce issues...
  2. 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)...
  3. 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
    ..However, clinical experience with this device is limited. Aim: To evaluate our initial clinical experience with the U-Clip technology...
  4. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for reporting data and outcomes for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Richard J Shemin
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1225-30. 2007
    ..Thus, more reliable evaluation and comparisons of results will advance our knowledge and further the development and application of these procedures...
  5. doi request reprint Primary graft dysfunction does not lead to increased cardiac allograft vasculopathy in surviving patients
    Murray H Kwon
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:869-73. 2013
    ..We examined whether adult heart transplant recipients surviving primary graft dysfunction were more susceptible to the development of cardiac allograft vasculopathy than their nonprimary graft dysfunction counterparts...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diastolic dysfunction after coronary artery bypass grafting--the effect of glucose-insulin-potassium infusion
    Michael W Tsang
    Evans Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Card Surg 22:185-91. 2007
    ..This study was designed to assess whether the clinical benefit of perioperative GIK infusion is mediated through reduction in the severity of diastolic dysfunction that occurs after CABG...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Location as an important predictor of lymph node involvement for pulmonary adenocarcinoma
    Ara Ketchedjian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:544-8. 2006
    ..Increasing data implicate histologic grade and radiographic appearance along with tumor size as key prognostic indicators for pulmonary adenocarcinoma. The impact of tumor location on prognosis has not been examined...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anomalous left main coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery in an elderly patient
    Amit Korach
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2285-7. 2006
    ..Six months postoperatively the patient was asymptomatic and a Thallium stress test was negative for ischemia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acute care surgery in heart transplant recipients
    Zane Ashman
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 79:973-6. 2013
    ..With similar incidence in MT and VAD groups, ACS consultations and operations are infrequent with high mortality and morbidity. ..
  13. 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
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  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Heparin-bonded circuits without a cardiotomy: a description of a minimally invasive technique of cardiopulmonary bypass
    Kevin J Lilly
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Perfusion 17:95-7. 2002
    ..It is our goal to further improve clinical outcomes and further attenuate the deleterious effects of cardiopulmonary bypass by eliminating the potential complications attributed to the use of cardiotomy suction...
  16. doi request reprint Thoracic surgery workforce: report of STS/AATS Thoracic Surgery Practice and Access Task Force--snapshot 2010
    Richard J Shemin
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:39-46, 46.e1-6. 2012
    ..At this critical time in US health care reform the physician workforce is of critical importance. This survey updates the data obtained from the 2000 and 2005 surveys...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pneumonectomy after high-dose radiation and concurrent chemotherapy for nonsmall cell lung cancer
    Benedict D T Daly
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:227-31. 2006
    ..Additionally, the safety of right pneumonectomy after induction therapy has been questioned. The feasibility of pneumonectomy after high-dose radiotherapy and concurrent chemotherapy is reviewed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Off-pump versus on-pump reoperative CABG via a left thoracotomy for circumflex coronary artery revascularization
    Oz M Shapira
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Card Surg 19:113-8. 2004
    ..This study compares the results of RCLT using cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) with those of a beating heart technique (OPCAB)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest and bivalirudin use in a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and antiphospholipid syndrome
    Kay B Leissner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Card Surg 22:78-82. 2007
    ..Patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia II (HIT II) need an alternative nonheparin-based method of anticoagulation for cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) to prevent thrombosis and thrombosis related complications...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Society of Thoracic Surgeons practice guideline series: transmyocardial laser revascularization
    Charles R Bridges
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1494-502. 2004
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Radiation coronary arteritis refractory to surgical and percutaneous revascularization culminating in orthotopic heart transplantation
    Richard K Cheng
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 22:303-8. 2013
    ..HL survivors with a history of mediastinal RT have been found to have an increased incidence of myocardial infarction, angina, congestive heart failure, and valvular disorders compared to the general population...
  23. doi request reprint Thoracic Surgery Workforce: report of STS/AATS Thoracic Surgery Practice and Access Task Force--Snapshot 2010
    Richard J Shemin
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:348-55, 355.e1-6. 2012
    ..At this critical time in US health care reform the physician workforce is of critical importance. This survey updates the data obtained from the 2000 and 2005 surveys...
  24. pmc Use of ventricular assist device as a bridge to cardiac transplantation: impact of age and other determinants on outcomes
    Murray H Kwon
    Divisions of Cardiothoracic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:214-9. 2009
    ..Case-by-case evaluation is warranted when analyzing risk-benefit ratios of bridge-to-transplantation ventricular assist device therapy in the older patient population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Imaging and diagnostic testing: diastolic dysfunction after coronary artery bypass grafting: a frequent finding of clinical significance not influenced by intravenous calcium
    Deborah L Ekery
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am Heart J 145:896-902. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether intravenous calcium influences perioperative diastolic function and whether diastolic dysfunction persists into the postoperative period...
  26. ncbi request reprint Massachusetts cardiac surgery report card: implications of statistical methodology
    David M Shahian
    Department of Surgery, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2106-13. 2005
    ..Theoretically, the use of hierarchical models should result in more accurate representation of provider performance...
  27. doi request reprint Vertebral artery dissection after iatrogenic cervical subcutaneous emphysema
    David G Rabkin
    The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Los Angeles Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Card Surg 26:54-6. 2011
    ..We present a case of a patient with documented previously normal vertebral arterial anatomy who developed a VAD after mediastinal tube removal resulted in subcutaneous emphysema tracking through fascial planes into his neck...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of on-pump coronary bypass using heparin-bonded circuits and reduced anti-coagulation compare favorably with off-pump approach
    Paul J O'Gara
    Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Perfusion 17:91-4. 2002
    ..These endpoints should not be the only criteria to justify performing off-pump CABG...
  29. ncbi request reprint What constitutes optimal surgical revascularization? Answers from the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
    Thomas J Vander Salm
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655 3304, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:565-72. 2002
    ..The study was done to derive the optimum definition of complete revascularization in coronary artery bypass surgery...
  30. doi request reprint Revascularization for unprotected left main stem coronary artery stenosis stenting or surgery
    David P Taggart
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:885-92. 2008
    ..We conclude that CABG should indeed remain the preferred revascularization treatment in good surgical candidates with unprotected LMS stenosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Post-cardiac surgery mechanical support: a tool for decision making
    Daniel Marelli
    Circulation 116:586-7. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of
    Hugh Calkins
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Europace 9:335-79. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint A review of leukofiltration in cardiac surgery: the time course of reperfusion injury may facilitate study design of anti-inflammatory effects
    Girolamo A Ortolano
    Pall Medical, Pall Corporation, East Hills, New York, USA
    Perfusion 17:53-62. 2002
    ..Once validated, these surrogate markers would, thereafter, become economical screening tools for clinical studies of device-related or pharmacological anti- inflammatory interventions...
  34. ncbi request reprint An intracardiac accessory thyroid gland
    Frederick L Ruberg
    Section of Cardiology, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:926-8. 2006
    ..The patient was clinically and biochemically euthyroid. Six months after excision, an iodine-123 whole-body uptake and scan demonstrated no residual ectopic thyroid tissue...
  35. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for credentialing of practitioners to perform endovascular stent-grafting of the thoracic aorta
    Nicholas T Kouchoukos
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:530-2. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert Consensus Statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on catheter and surgical ablation of
    Hugh Calkins
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:816-61. 2007