Arthur W Bracey

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lowering the hemoglobin threshold for transfusion in coronary artery bypass procedures: effect on patient outcome
    A W Bracey
    Department of Pathology, Texas Heart Institute St Luke s Episcopal Hospital and Prairie View A and M College of Nursing, Houston 77030, USA
    Transfusion 39:1070-7. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of platelet testing on presurgical screening and implications for cardiac and noncardiac surgical procedures
    Arthur W Bracey
    Division of Cardiovascular Pathology, The Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:25N-32N. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Fatal pulmonary microthrombi during surgical therapy for end-stage heart failure: possible association with antifibrinolytic therapy
    John R Cooper
    Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:963-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Plasma exchange before surgery for left ventricular assist device implantation
    Rajko Radovancevic
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and the Department of Pathology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77225 0345, USA
    Artif Organs 32:427-32. 2008
  5. pmc Intraoperative anticoagulation management during cardiac transplantation for a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and a left ventricular assist device
    Yasmin Wadia
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and the Center for Cardiac Support, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77225 0345, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 35:62-5. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Significance of anaemia in patients with advanced heart failure receiving long-term mechanical circulatory support
    Bojan Vrtovec
    Center for Cardiac Support, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77225 0345, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:1000-4. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Increased leukocyte-platelet interactions during circulatory support with left ventricular assist devices
    Rajko Radovancevic
    Center for Cardiac Support, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77225 0345, USA
    ASAIO J 55:459-64. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of administering erythropoiesis-stimulating proteins in patients with chronic heart failure: results from a retrospective study
    Reynolds M Delgado
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77225 0345, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 12:297-301. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel and bleeding in patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass grafting
    LiQian Chen
    Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:425-31. 2004
  10. pmc Pulmonary microthrombi during left ventricular assist device implantation
    Igor D Gregoric
    The Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:228-31. 2005

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Lowering the hemoglobin threshold for transfusion in coronary artery bypass procedures: effect on patient outcome
    A W Bracey
    Department of Pathology, Texas Heart Institute St Luke s Episcopal Hospital and Prairie View A and M College of Nursing, Houston 77030, USA
    Transfusion 39:1070-7. 1999
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if lowering the hemoglobin threshold for red cell (RBC) transfusion to 8 g per dL after coronary artery bypass graft surgery would reduce blood use without adversely affecting patient outcome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of platelet testing on presurgical screening and implications for cardiac and noncardiac surgical procedures
    Arthur W Bracey
    Division of Cardiovascular Pathology, The Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:25N-32N. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Fatal pulmonary microthrombi during surgical therapy for end-stage heart failure: possible association with antifibrinolytic therapy
    John R Cooper
    Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:963-8. 2006
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Plasma exchange before surgery for left ventricular assist device implantation
    Rajko Radovancevic
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and the Department of Pathology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77225 0345, USA
    Artif Organs 32:427-32. 2008
    ..026), and postoperative chest tube drainage decreased by 33% (P = not significant). Blood transfusion requirements were similar. Perioperative mortality decreased in patients treated with plasma exchange before LVAD implantation...
  5. pmc Intraoperative anticoagulation management during cardiac transplantation for a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and a left ventricular assist device
    Yasmin Wadia
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and the Center for Cardiac Support, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77225 0345, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 35:62-5. 2008
    ..We describe the re-exposure to unfractionated heparin of a patient with a left ventricular assist device and evidence of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia who needed cardiac transplantation, which was accomplished without complications...
  6. doi request reprint Significance of anaemia in patients with advanced heart failure receiving long-term mechanical circulatory support
    Bojan Vrtovec
    Center for Cardiac Support, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77225 0345, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:1000-4. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the prognostic impact of anaemia in patients receiving long-term left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support...
  7. doi request reprint Increased leukocyte-platelet interactions during circulatory support with left ventricular assist devices
    Rajko Radovancevic
    Center for Cardiac Support, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77225 0345, USA
    ASAIO J 55:459-64. 2009
    ..84, p < 0.0001), and between CD14 and PSGL-1 (R = -0.46, p = 0.022) indicating monocyte activation. These results indicate increased platelet and monocyte activation and interactions in patients undergoing long-term LVAD support...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of administering erythropoiesis-stimulating proteins in patients with chronic heart failure: results from a retrospective study
    Reynolds M Delgado
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77225 0345, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 12:297-301. 2006
    ..These results suggest a potential benefit of anemia treatment with recombinant erythropoiesis-stimulating proteins in patients with chronic heart failure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel and bleeding in patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass grafting
    LiQian Chen
    Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:425-31. 2004
    ....
  10. pmc Pulmonary microthrombi during left ventricular assist device implantation
    Igor D Gregoric
    The Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:228-31. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, the direct application of tissue plasminogen activator into the pulmonary artery in such a catastrophic situation has not been used elsewhere...
  11. pmc A successful anticoagulation protocol for the first HeartMate II implantation in the United States
    Offer Amir
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:399-401. 2005
    ..We describe the anticoagulation protocol for the 1st patient in the United States to undergo successful implantation of the HeartMate II left ventricular assist system...