Marc Gillinov

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation: today's questions and answers
    Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 25:197-205. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgery for permanent atrial fibrillation: impact of patient factors and lesion set
    A Marc Gillinov
    Atrial Fibrillation Innovation Center AFIC, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:502-13; discussion 513-4. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint When is concomitant aortic valve replacement indicated in patients with mild to moderate stenosis undergoing coronary revascularization?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation F24, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:101-4. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Ablation of atrial fibrillation with mitral valve surgery
    A Marc Gillinov
    The Center for Atrial Fibrillation, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:107-14. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Prandial atrial fibrillation: off-pump pulmonary vein isolation with hiatal hernia repair
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1836-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Ischemic versus degenerative mitral regurgitation: does etiology affect survival?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:811-9; discussion 809. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Chordal transfer for repair of anterior leaflet prolapse
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation F24, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 16:169-73. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Pre-measured artificial chordae for mitral valve repair
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:2127-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Bipolar radiofrequency to ablate atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery
    A Marc Gillinov
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 7:E147-52. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical approaches for atrial fibrillation
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:203-15, xii. 2008

Detail Information

Publications104 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation: today's questions and answers
    Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 25:197-205. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgery for permanent atrial fibrillation: impact of patient factors and lesion set
    A Marc Gillinov
    Atrial Fibrillation Innovation Center AFIC, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:502-13; discussion 513-4. 2006
    ..Whether a complete Cox-maze procedure is needed to ablate permanent atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac surgery is unknown. Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of different lesion sets in such patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint When is concomitant aortic valve replacement indicated in patients with mild to moderate stenosis undergoing coronary revascularization?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation F24, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:101-4. 2005
    ..In contrast, aortic valve replacement is rarely indicated in those with mild aortic stenosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ablation of atrial fibrillation with mitral valve surgery
    A Marc Gillinov
    The Center for Atrial Fibrillation, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:107-14. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Prandial atrial fibrillation: off-pump pulmonary vein isolation with hiatal hernia repair
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1836-8. 2004
    ..A 24-hour Holter monitor performed 6 weeks after operation demonstrated a normal sinus rhythm with no atrial fibrillation. Barium swallow demonstrated an intact infradiaphragmatic repair...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ischemic versus degenerative mitral regurgitation: does etiology affect survival?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:811-9; discussion 809. 2005
    ..Thus, we (1) determined survival impact of etiology (degenerative vs ischemic) after combined mitral valve repair and CABG and (2) explored survival differences within etiology groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chordal transfer for repair of anterior leaflet prolapse
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation F24, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 16:169-73. 2004
    ..With this technique for correction of anterior leaflet prolapse, 5-year freedom from reoperation after mitral valve repair is 96%...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pre-measured artificial chordae for mitral valve repair
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:2127-9. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Bipolar radiofrequency to ablate atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery
    A Marc Gillinov
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 7:E147-52. 2004
    ..The optimum treatment of AF in these patients is unclear. The purpose of this study was to describe initial clinical experience using a bipolar radiofrequency clamp to facilitate AF ablation in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical approaches for atrial fibrillation
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:203-15, xii. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation surgery in nonrheumatic mitral valve disease
    Marc Gillinov
    The Center for Atrial Fibrillation Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 20:101-7. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Curative surgery for atrial fibrillation: current status and minimally invasive approaches
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 1:595-603. 2003
    ..New ablation technologies have been adapted to enable thoracoscopic and minimally invasive surgical AF ablation in patients with isolated AF, extending the possibility of cure to large numbers of patients...
  13. doi request reprint Valve repair versus valve replacement for degenerative mitral valve disease
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:885-93, 893.e1-2. 2008
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Stapled excision of the left atrial appendage
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:679-80. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Current status of mitral valve repair
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation F25, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 1:47-54. 2003
    ..In patients with atrial fibrillation and mitral valve disease, the Maze procedure or pulmonary vein isolation is performed, eliminating atrial fibrillation and the need for long-term anticoagulation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Choice of surgical lesion set: answers from the data
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Atrial Fibrillation Innovation Center, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1786-92. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Is ischemic mitral regurgitation an indication for surgical repair or replacement?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Desk F24, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 11:231-9. 2006
    ..However, the most severely ill patients and those with certain echocardiographic characteristics (e.g. severe bileaflet tethering) should be treated with bioprosthetic mitral valve replacement rather than repair...
  18. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous mitral valve repair
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:115-21. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Advances in surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Stroke 38:618-23. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgery for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in the setting of mitral valve disease: a role for pulmonary vein isolation?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:19-26; discussion 27-8. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess the impact of different surgical treatments for this arrhythmia in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Cox maze procedure in mitral valve disease: predictors of recurrent atrial fibrillation
    A Marc Gillinov
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation and the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1653-60. 2005
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the time-related prevalence of atrial fibrillation and its risk factors after combined Cox maze and mitral valve surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 48:169-77. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Ablation of atrial fibrillation with concomitant cardiac surgery
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:25-32. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 13:115-24. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Commissural closure for repair of mitral commissural prolapse
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1135-6. 2005
    ..When commissural prolapse is identified, simple closure of the commissure combined with annuloplasty enables rapid and reliable mitral valve repair...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation with bipolar radiofrequency as the primary modality
    A Marc Gillinov
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation and the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1322-9. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Ablation of atrial fibrillation with minimally invasive mitral surgery
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1041-2. 2007
    ..We describe a technique for creation of a biatrial lesion set for atrial fibrillation ablation that is easily employed using the transeptal approach to the mitral valve...
  28. ncbi request reprint Advances in the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation
    A Marc Gillinov
    Atricure, Inc, USA
    Cardiol Clin 22:147-57. 2004
    ..This minimally invasive procedure will enable rapid and effective cure of AF in large numbers of patients...
  29. doi request reprint Artificial chordae for chordal replacement: commentary
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Card Surg 23:207-8. 2008
  30. doi request reprint Commentary on the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/Heart Rhythm Society 2008 guidelines for device-based therapy of cardiac rhythm disorders
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:280-2. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Microwave ablation of atrial fibrillation during mitral valve operations
    A Marc Gillinov
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1259-61. 2002
    ..Microwave creates lines of conduction block by thermal damage and subsequent scar formation. We describe a rapid and simple technique for microwave ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients having mitral valve operations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Should patients with severe degenerative mitral regurgitation delay surgery until symptoms develop?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:481-8. 2010
    ..This study examined whether delaying surgery until symptoms occur causes adverse cardiac changes and jeopardizes outcome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Endocarditis after mitral valve repair
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1813-6. 2002
    ..Native valve endocarditis is frequently managed with antibiotics alone, but prosthetic valve endocarditis usually requires an early operation. What is the best treatment of endocarditis after mitral valve repair?..
  34. ncbi request reprint A novel synthetic sealant to treat air leaks at cardiac reoperation
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Card Surg 16:255-7. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the efficacy of a new synthetic absorbable sealant at treatment air leaks occurring at cardiac reoperation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Modified quadrangular resection for mitral valve repair
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:2153-4. 2001
    ..We present two techniques for posterior leaflet reconstruction when resection results in leaflet edges of different heights...
  36. ncbi request reprint Is repair preferable to replacement for ischemic mitral regurgitation?
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 122:1125-41. 2001
    ..This study was undertaken to compare mitral valve repair and replacement as treatments for ischemic mitral regurgitation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Durability of combined aortic and mitral valve repair
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:20-7. 2001
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the durability of combined aortic and mitral valve repair...
  38. ncbi request reprint Double valve endocarditis
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:1874-9. 2001
    ..There are little data concerning surgical outcomes in patients with native valve endocarditis affecting both the aortic and mitral valves...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hemisternotomy approach for aortic and mitral valve surgery
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Card Surg 15:15-20. 2000
    ..4%. Blood use was low with 80% of patients receiving no blood transfusions. We conclude that all primary mitral and aortic procedures can be accomplished safely via partial upper sternotomy...
  40. ncbi request reprint The atherosclerotic aorta at aortic valve replacement: surgical strategies and results
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 120:957-63. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine operative strategies and results of aortic valve replacement in patients with a severely atherosclerotic ascending aorta that could not be safely crossclamped...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cosgrove-Edwards Annuloplasty System: midterm results
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:717-21. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate midterm clinical and functional results in the first 197 patients receiving this flexible annuloplasty band at mitral valve repair...
  42. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation: current surgical options and their assessment
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:2210-7. 2002
    ..These operations cure AF in 70% to 80% of patients. This review describes contemporary and emerging surgical approaches to AF, synthesizes results of these operations, and proposes new standards for reporting results of AF treatment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Atricure bipolar radiofrequency clamp for intraoperative ablation of atrial fibrillation
    A Marc Gillinov
    The Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:2165-8; discussion 2168. 2002
    ..This work reports our initial evaluation and clinical experience with the Atricure bipolar radiofrequency (RF) system for intraoperative ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  44. ncbi request reprint The Carbomedics Top Hat supraannular aortic valve: a multicenter study
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1175-80. 2003
    ..Five institutions pooled their clinical experiences to evaluate early outcome in patients with this prosthesis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Is prosthetic anuloplasty necessary for durable mitral valve repair?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:76-82. 2009
    ..Because emerging percutaneous mitral valve repair may address only leaflets and not the anulus, we compared durability of mitral valve repair with and without prosthetic anuloplasty...
  46. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after repair of the anterior mitral leaflet for degenerative disease
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:708-17; discussion 708-17. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Contemporary surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation
    A Marc Gillinov
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1641-4. 2003
    ..This article describes contemporary and emerging surgical approaches to AF, synthesizes results of these operations, and proposes a strategy for choice of operation based on patient presentation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Repair versus replacement for degenerative mitral valve disease with coexisting ischemic heart disease
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1350-62. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint A self-retaining retractor for the maze procedure
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:287-8. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Use of the Alfieri edge-to-edge technique to eliminate left ventricular outflow tract obstruction caused by mitral systolic anterior motion
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:e92-3. 2004
    ..This reduced the gradient across the left ventricular outflow tract to 10 mm Hg and eliminated the mitral regurgitation, which enabled successful separation from cardiopulmonary bypass...
  51. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve repair with aortic valve replacement is superior to double valve replacement
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1372-87. 2003
    ..Double valve replacement has been advocated for patients with combined aortic and mitral valve disease. This study investigated the alternative that, when feasible, mitral valve repair with aortic valve replacement is superior...
  52. ncbi request reprint Is anterior leaflet repair always necessary in repair of bileaflet mitral valve prolapse?
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:820-3; discussion 824. 1999
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of a strategy of posterior leaflet resection and annuloplasty alone for patients with bileaflet prolapse and no anterior chordal rupture or severe anterior chordal elongation...
  53. doi request reprint Surgical repair of posterior mitral valve prolapse: implications for guidelines and percutaneous repair
    Douglas R Johnston
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1385-94. 2010
    ..This study provides data on long-term survival and valve function after repair of posterior leaflet prolapse...
  54. ncbi request reprint Off-pump reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting by thoracotomy: patient selection and operative technique
    F M Azoury
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:1959-63. 2001
    ..This is the approach of choice in cases of reoperative CABG to the circumflex system when resternotomy or CPB are undesirable, and the culprit coronary vessels are accessible through a thoracotomy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Determinants of recurrent or residual functional tricuspid regurgitation after tricuspid annuloplasty
    Shota Fukuda
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk F15, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 114:I582-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate echocardiographic determinants of mid-term outcome after TV annuloplasty...
  56. ncbi request reprint Failed mitral valve repair caused by polypropylene suture
    Buu Khanh Lam
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1716-7. 2003
    ..Soft, braided suture is preferred for leaflet approximation at mitral valve repair; if polypropylene suture is used, suture tails and knots should be positioned such that they do not come into contact with leaflet tissue...
  57. ncbi request reprint Incidence of atrial fibrillation post-cavotricuspid isthmus ablation in patients with typical atrial flutter: left-atrial size as an independent predictor of atrial fibrillation recurrence
    Keith Ellis
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:799-802. 2007
    ..The long-term occurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients presenting with atrial flutter alone is unknown. We report the long-term follow-up in patients who underwent cavotricuspid isthmus ablation for treatment of lone atrial flutter...
  58. ncbi request reprint Injury to a patent left internal thoracic artery graft at coronary reoperation
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:382-6. 1999
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Curative surgery for atrial fibrillation. Current status and minimally invasive approaches
    J L Navia
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 52:155-68. 2004
    ..New ablation technologies have been adapted to enable thoracoscopic and minimally invasive surgical AF ablation in patients with isolated AF, extending the possibility of cure to large numbers of patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Survival after simultaneous left ventricular free wall, papillary muscle, and ventricular septal rupture
    Peter A Walts
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:e77-8. 2004
    ..We report a case involving rupture at all three sites in the same patient, emphasizing the importance of transesophageal echocardiography and surgical management...
  61. ncbi request reprint Recurrent mitral regurgitation after annuloplasty for functional ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Edwin C McGee
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:916-24. 2004
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electro-anatomical mapping and beating heart ablation of ventricular tachycardia
    Sekar S Bhavani
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1091-3. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint A novel device for left atrial appendage exclusion: the third-generation atrial exclusion device
    Hideyuki Fumoto
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:1019-27. 2008
    ..The third-generation atrial exclusion device, modified to provide uniform distribution of pressure at appendage exclusion, was assessed for safety and effectiveness in a canine model and compared with a surgical stapler...
  64. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of postinfarction left ventricular pseudoaneurysm
    Fernando A Atik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:526-31. 2007
    ..The purposes of this study were to describe its clinical presentation, assess the accuracy of diagnostic imaging modalities, and determine operative and late surgical results...
  65. doi request reprint Echocardiographic predictors for persistent functional mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic valve stenosis
    Yoshiki Matsumura
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:701-6. 2010
    ..4 cm(2). In conclusion, preoperative MV tenting predicts persistent functional MR after AVR in patients with severe AS...
  66. ncbi request reprint Reoperation after mitral valve repair for degenerative disease
    Eric Dumont
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:444-50; discussion 450. 2007
    ..Objectives of this study were to determine (1) mechanisms for and timing of failed repair of degenerative disease and approach to reoperation, (2) durability of re-repair, and (3) long-term survival after reoperation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Does preoperative atrial fibrillation reduce survival after coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Mohammed A Quader
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1514-22; discussion 1522-4. 2004
    ..This study sought to determine whether atrial fibrillation is merely a marker for high-risk patients or an independent risk factor for time-related mortality...
  68. ncbi request reprint Ischemic mitral regurgitation: impact of the left ventricle and mitral valve in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Monvadi B Srichai
    Department of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:170-8. 2005
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a novel device for left atrial appendage exclusion: the second-generation atrial exclusion device
    Keiji Kamohara
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:340-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate this second-generation atrial exclusion device during a midterm period in a canine model...
  70. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary vein isolation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation in patients with impaired systolic function
    Michael S Chen
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1004-9. 2004
    ..We aimed to determine the safety and efficacy of pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients with impaired left ventricular (LV) systolic function...
  71. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve repair with Carpentier-McCarthy-Adams IMR ETlogix annuloplasty ring for ischemic mitral regurgitation: early echocardiographic results from a multi-center study
    Masao Daimon
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 114:I588-93. 2006
    ..We used quantitative 2-dimensional echo to examine early results of mitral valve (MV) repair with the CMA IMR ETlogix annuloplasty ring in patients with IMR...
  72. ncbi request reprint Randomized study comparing combined pulmonary vein-left atrial junction disconnection and cavotricuspid isthmus ablation versus pulmonary vein-left atrial junction disconnection alone in patients presenting with typical atrial flutter and atrial fibrillat
    Oussama Wazni
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 108:2479-83. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that in patients with both AF and typical AFL, pulmonary vein-left atrial junction (PV-LAJ) disconnection may eliminate both arrhythmias...
  73. pmc Association of left atrial endothelin-1 with atrial rhythm, size, and fibrosis in patients with structural heart disease
    Fadia Mayyas
    Department of Molecular Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:369-79. 2010
    ..Cardiac endothelin-1 (ET-1) expression responds to wall stress and can promote myocyte hypertrophy and interstitial fibrosis. We tested the hypothesis that atrial ET-1 is elevated in AF and is associated with AF persistence...
  74. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous mitral valve repair for chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation: a real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic study in an ovine model
    Masao Daimon
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 111:2183-9. 2005
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint "Renal dose" dopamine is associated with the risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery
    Maged Argalious
    Department of General Anesthesiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH 44195, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1327-32. 2005
    ..The objective of this investigation was to determine whether there was an association between rDA and new-onset pAF in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting with cardiopulmonary bypass (CABG)...
  76. doi request reprint Revisiting the dome approach for partial sternotomy/minimally invasive mitral valve surgery
    Sherard Little
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:694-7. 2009
    ..Limiting the left atrial incision to the dome offers adequate visualization of the mitral valve for standard repairs or replacement. We describe the surgical technique and early experience with this dome approach...
  77. ncbi request reprint Phased-array intracardiac echocardiography monitoring during pulmonary vein isolation in patients with atrial fibrillation: impact on outcome and complications
    Nassir F Marrouche
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 107:2710-6. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) on the long-term success and complications in patients undergoing pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) for treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic insights into atrial and ventricular mechanisms of functional tricuspid regurgitation
    Shota Fukuda
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1208-14. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was therefore to investigate the relationships between TV annular dilatation and leaflet tethering with the severity of functional TR and to investigate factors that influence these TV deformations...
  79. ncbi request reprint Modified sliding leaflet technique for repair of the mitral valve
    A M Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:2356-7. 1999
    ..The sliding leaflet technique reduces the incidence of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction after mitral valve repair. We report a modification of this technique that simplifies the procedure...
  80. ncbi request reprint Approaches to restoring and maintaining normal sinus rhythm
    David O Martin
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 70:S12-29. 2003
  81. ncbi request reprint Equivalent midterm outcomes after off-pump and on-pump coronary surgery
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:142-8. 2004
    ..To determine if there are any differences in later outcomes, we compared midterm results of propensity-matched patients who underwent off- and on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting...
  82. doi request reprint Influence of concentric left ventricular remodeling on early mortality after aortic valve replacement
    Andra Ibrahim Duncan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:2030-9. 2008
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  83. doi request reprint Toward predictable repair of regurgitant aortic valves: a systematic morphology-directed approach to bicommissural repair
    Gosta B Pettersson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:40-9. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to investigate a new approach to bicommissural repair of regurgitant aortic valves...
  84. ncbi request reprint Does off-pump coronary surgery reduce morbidity and mortality?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:698-707. 2002
    ..To compare hospital outcomes of on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery...
  85. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of secondary tricuspid valve regurgitation: annulus, commissure, or leaflet procedure?
    Jose L Navia
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1473-1482.e5. 2010
    ..Our objective was to assess the comparative effectiveness of these techniques in reducing or eliminating secondary tricuspid regurgitation...
  86. doi request reprint Minimally invasive versus conventional mitral valve surgery: a propensity-matched comparison
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery and Marfan and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, 9500 Euclid Ave Mail Stop J4 1, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:926-32.e1-2. 2010
    ..We sought to compare these minimally invasive approaches fairly with conventional full sternotomy by using propensity-matching methods...
  87. ncbi request reprint Success of surgical left atrial appendage closure: assessment by transesophageal echocardiography
    Anne S Kanderian
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:924-9. 2008
    ..We sought to determine which surgical technique of left atrial appendage (LAA) closure is most successful by assessing them with transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)...
  88. ncbi request reprint Cannulation of the axillary artery with a side graft reduces morbidity
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1315-20. 2004
    ..Previously, we cannulated the artery directly; now we use a side graft. The purposes of this study were to (1) investigate cannulation-related morbidity and (2) determine whether use of a side graft reduces it...
  89. ncbi request reprint Are Marfan syndrome and marfanoid patients distinguishable on long-term follow-up?
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome, and Connective Tissue Disorders Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1067-74. 2007
    ..It is unclear whether late outcome differs for Marfan syndrome and marfanoid patients. Thus, we compared characteristics of Marfan versus marfanoid patients and their survival and requirement for reoperation...
  90. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Nicholas G Smedira
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:76-7. 2006
  91. ncbi request reprint Influence of patient characteristics and arterial grafts on freedom from coronary reoperation
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:90-8. 2006
    ..We sought to identify patient characteristics and operative factors that predict the need for or bias toward reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting...
  92. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and risk factors for reintervention after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue Desk F24, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 114:I454-60. 2006
    ..Reintervention after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is common. We sought to determine its occurrence and identify patient characteristics and operative techniques that influence the need or bias for reintervention...
  93. ncbi request reprint Does right thoracotomy increase the risk of mitral valve reoperation?
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:677-82. 2007
    ..The study objective was to determine whether a right thoracotomy approach increases the risk of mitral valve reoperation...
  94. ncbi request reprint Red cell transfusion is associated with an increased risk for postoperative atrial fibrillation
    Colleen Gorman Koch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1747-56. 2006
    ..Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that red blood cell transfusion increases the risk of postoperative AF for patients undergoing cardiac surgery...
  95. ncbi request reprint The impact of gender on in-hospital mortality and morbidity after isolated aortic valve replacement
    Andra Ibrahim Duncan
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:800-8. 2006
    ..88) nor other morbidities. These results suggest that there is no greater than a 2.5-fold increase in risk for females compared with males undergoing AVR. Female gender, however, may impart increased risk for cardiac morbidity after AVR...
  96. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve repair and root preservation by remodeling, reimplantation, and tailoring: technical aspects and early outcome
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorders Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Card Surg 22:473-9. 2007
    ..Evaluate aortic root preserving/sparing procedures for various pathologies associated with ascending aortic aneurysms, including aortic valve regurgitation...
  97. ncbi request reprint Impact of mitral valve annuloplasty combined with revascularization in patients with functional ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2191-201. 2007
    ..The aim of this work was to determine whether mitral valve (MV) annuloplasty benefits patients with moderate/severe (3+/4+) functional ischemic mitral regurgitation (MR) who undergo coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  98. ncbi request reprint Technical challenges and complications of double valve replacement in the presence of small aortic and mitral annuli
    Fernando Antibas Atik
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Arq Bras Cardiol 87:e247-9. 2006
    ..Postoperatively, the patient developed prolonged respiratory insufficiency and pneumonia, transient myocardial dysfunction and acute renal failure. She was eventually discharged home without residual defects...
  99. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted bilateral pulmonary vein isolation and left atrial appendage exclusion for atrial fibrillation
    Randall K Wolf
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:797-802. 2005
    ..Pulmonary vein isolation is curative in selected patients with atrial fibrillation. The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility and safety (midterm results) of video-assisted thoracoscopic epicardial pulmonary vein isolation...
  100. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous mitral valve repair: a feasibility study in an ovine model of acute ischemic mitral regurgitation
    John R Liddicoat
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 60:410-6. 2003
    ..24 +/- 1.7 mm postinsertion; P < 0.03). These preliminary experiments demonstrate that percutaneous mitral annuloplasty is feasible. Further study is necessary to demonstrate long-term safety and efficacy of this novel approach...
  101. ncbi request reprint Combined minimally invasive pulmonary vein isolation, left atrial appendage excision and cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure: case report
    Mariano E Brizzio
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 8:E249-52. 2005
    ..The postoperative recovery was unremarkable, with reestablishment of the ventricular synchrony and regular rhythm...