Tomislav Mihaljevic

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Less invasive versus conventional heart valve surgery in patients with severe heart failure
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:161-167.e6. 2014
  3. pmc Robotic posterior mitral leaflet repair: neochordal versus resectional techniques
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:787-94. 2013
  4. pmc Mechanical circulatory support after heart transplantation
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:200-6; discussion 206. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2161. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Survival after valve replacement for aortic stenosis: implications for decision making
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1270-8; discussion 1278-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Robotic repair of posterior mitral valve prolapse versus conventional approaches: potential realized
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:72-80.e1-4. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Beating heart cardioscopy: a platform for real-time, intracardiac imaging
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1061-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary. It would not be wise to completely abandon the use of homograft root replacement in particular in patients with prosthetic valve endocarditis and aortic root abscess
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1942. 2007
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Less invasive versus conventional heart valve surgery in patients with severe heart failure
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:161-167.e6. 2014
    ..The present study compared the outcomes of less-invasive heart valve surgery with those of complete sternotomy in such patients...
  3. pmc Robotic posterior mitral leaflet repair: neochordal versus resectional techniques
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:787-94. 2013
    ..The purposes of this study were to compare the versatility, safety, and effectiveness of neochordal versus resectional techniques for robotic posterior mitral leaflet repair...
  4. pmc Mechanical circulatory support after heart transplantation
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:200-6; discussion 206. 2012
    ..Mechanical circulatory support (MCS) may be used for severe graft failure after heart transplantation, but the degree to which it is lifesaving is uncertain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2161. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Survival after valve replacement for aortic stenosis: implications for decision making
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1270-8; discussion 1278-9. 2008
    ..Identifying factors that reduce the survival of patients undergoing aortic valve replacement could lead to revised treatment guidelines and improved outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Robotic repair of posterior mitral valve prolapse versus conventional approaches: potential realized
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:72-80.e1-4. 2011
    ..Therefore, we compared outcomes of robotic mitral valve repair with those of complete sternotomy, partial sternotomy, and right mini-anterolateral thoracotomy...
  8. doi request reprint Beating heart cardioscopy: a platform for real-time, intracardiac imaging
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1061-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a method for real-time, fiberoptic, intracardiac imaging to serve as a platform for closed-chest, intracardiac surgery on the beating heart...
  9. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary. It would not be wise to completely abandon the use of homograft root replacement in particular in patients with prosthetic valve endocarditis and aortic root abscess
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1942. 2007
  10. 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)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Folding valvuloplasty without leaflet resection: simplified method for mitral valve repair
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:e46-8. 2006
    ..We describe a new surgical technique in which the mitral valve repair was accomplished by simple folding the prolapsed segment of the posterior leaflet and by insertion of the flexible annuloplasty ring...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term durability of bicuspid aortic valve repair
    Lars G Svensson
    The Aortic Center, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1539-47; discussion 1548. 2014
    ..Aortic valve repair avoids anticoagulation and prosthetic valve-related complications. This study evaluated long-term durability of BAV repair...
  14. doi request reprint Should less-invasive aortic valve replacement be avoided in patients with pulmonary dysfunction?
    Turki B Albacker
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Aorta Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:355-361.e5. 2014
    ..We investigated whether a partial upper J-incision for aortic valve replacement leads to more favorable outcomes than a full sternotomy in patients with chronic lung disease by using forced expiratory volume in 1 second as a surrogate...
  15. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease and outcomes of aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis
    Jocelyn M Beach
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:837-48. 2013
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  16. doi request reprint Outcomes of less invasive J-incision approach to aortic valve surgery
    Douglas R Johnston
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:852-858.e3. 2012
    ..We sought to compare clinical outcomes after these approaches with full sternotomy using propensity-matching methods...
  17. doi request reprint Preoperative multidetector computed tomograpy angiography for planning of minimally invasive robotic mitral valve surgery: impact on decision making
    Sashidaran Moodley
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:262-8.e1. 2013
    ..We sought to use the strengths of 3-dimensional multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in assessing aortoiliac atherosclerosis and mitral annular calcification (MAC) and its influence on decision for approach in MV surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Ventricular hypertrophy and left atrial dilatation persist and are associated with reduced survival after valve replacement for aortic stenosis
    Jocelyn M Beach
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:362-369.e8. 2014
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  19. doi request reprint Regional wall motion abnormalities and scarring in severe functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: A pilot cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging study
    Michael Flynn
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1063-70.e2. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Platelet transfusion in cardiac surgery does not confer increased risk for adverse morbid outcomes
    Tory McGrath
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:543-53. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the impact of platelet transfusion on outcomes in cardiac surgery controlling perioperative risk factors...
  21. 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...
  22. 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
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  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of long-term outcomes in patients with significant myxomatous mitral regurgitation undergoing exercise echocardiography
    Peyman Naji
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    Circulation 129:1310-9. 2014
    ..Such patients benefit from mitral valve surgery. Exercise echocardiography aids in risk stratification and helps decide surgical timing. We sought to assess predictors of outcomes in such patients undergoing exercise echocardiography...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bicuspid aortic valve surgery with proactive ascending aorta repair
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:622-9, 629.e1-3. 2011
    ..We examined whether proactive repair of associated dilatation would reduce risk of subsequent aortic dissection or reoperation and whether more aggressive resection is needed in patients undergoing bicuspid aortic valve surgery alone...
  27. ncbi request reprint Transfusion in coronary artery bypass grafting is associated with reduced long-term survival
    Colleen Gorman Koch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1650-7. 2006
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Duration of red-cell storage and complications after cardiac surgery
    Colleen Gorman Koch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1229-39. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that serious complications and mortality after cardiac surgery are increased when transfused red cells are stored for more than 2 weeks...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Early failure of bioprostheses caused by adhesion of preserved leaflets after chordal-sparing mitral valve replacement
    Jason O Robertson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1180-1. 2008
  31. doi request reprint Extent of thoracic aortic atheroma burden and long-term mortality after cardiothoracic surgery: a computed tomography study
    Vikram Kurra
    Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:1020-9. 2010
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Red blood cell storage: how long is too long?
    Colleen G Koch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1894-9. 2013
    ..It is possible to envision a blood management system based on modern inventory management strategies that could greatly reduce storage duration. ..
  33. doi request reprint Cardioscopy-guided surgery: intracardiac mitral and tricuspid valve repair under direct visualization in the beating heart
    Akira Shiose
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:199-202. 2011
    ..This study tested the feasibility and safety of cardioscopy as a platform for mitral and tricuspid valve surgery in the beating heart...
  34. doi request reprint Changes in left ventricular morphology and function after mitral valve surgery
    Alexis E Shafii
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:403-408.e3. 2012
    ..The best response occurs when surgery is performed before left heart dilation, LV hypertrophy, or LV dysfunction develop...
  35. ncbi request reprint Direct endoscopy-guided mitral valve repair in the beating heart: an acute animal study
    Tetsuya Horai
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Innovations (Phila) 6:122-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a new method for minimally invasive mitral valve repair under direct endoscopic visualization in the beating heart...
  36. 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
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Human clinical fitting study of the DexAide right ventricular assist device
    Yoshio Ootaki
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Artif Organs 33:558-61. 2009
    ..The results of this study will guide the finalization of the inflow cannula and optimal placement of the DexAide RVAD for human clinical trials...
  38. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass graft and/or valvular operations following prior pneumonectomy: report of four new patients and review of the literature
    James K Stoller
    Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Chest 132:295-301. 2007
    ..To expand the experience with this challenging clinical intervention, we reviewed the reported patients with prior pneumonectomy who were undergoing cardiac surgery as well as the experience at the Cleveland Clinic...
  39. doi request reprint One heart in 3 patients
    Mislav Planinc
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:e143-4. 2012
    ..This outcome was determined by a malignancy in an immunosuppressed patient. Reuse of a transplanted heart in carefully selected patients is a possible alternative in an era of donor organ shortage...
  40. ncbi request reprint Severe mitral regurgitation in an adult patient with cor triatriatum
    Jure Tornic
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44125, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 20:234-6. 2011
    ..This combination of cor triatriatum and myxomatous mitral valve disease is exceedingly rare; in the present patient the symptoms caused by MR led to the discovery of a left atrial membrane...
  41. doi request reprint Transfusion and pulmonary morbidity after cardiac surgery
    Colleen Koch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1410-8. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence of pulmonary morbidity related to transfusion and whether TRALI consensus-criteria are applicable to cardiac surgery...
  42. ncbi request reprint Triangular resection for posterior mitral prolapse: rationale for a simpler repair
    Kristopher M George
    Cleveland Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 9500 Euclid Avenue Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:119-21. 2009
    ..The combination of triangular resection and annuloplasty is an excellent option for mitral valve repair in most patients with posterior leaflet prolapse...
  43. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality risk associated with red blood cell and blood-component transfusion in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting
    Colleen Gorman Koch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1608-16. 2006
    ..Our objective was to quantify incremental risk associated with transfusion of packed red blood cells and other blood components on morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  44. ncbi request reprint Extrapleural pneumonectomy for scimitar syndrome
    David P Mason
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:704-5. 2006
  45. doi request reprint An evaluation of a full-access underbody forced-air warming system during near-normothermic, on-pump cardiac surgery
    Steven R Insler
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:746-50, table of contents. 2008
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Endoscopic robotically-assisted mitral valve repair
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue J4 1, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2009:mmcts.2008.003608. 2009
    ..We describe triangular resection, a simple and reproducible robotically-assisted technique for repair of posterior leaflet prolapse. The repair is completed with insertion of an annuloplasty ring. ..
  47. ncbi request reprint A strategy for safe sternal reentry in patients with pseudoaneurysms of the ascending aorta using the PORT-ACCESS EndoCPB system
    Karl G Reyes
    Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:893-5. 2009
    ..Today, however, availability of the PORT-ACCESS EndoCPB system (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA, USA) allows for endovascular clamping and cardioplegia before sternotomy, avoiding circulatory arrest...
  48. ncbi request reprint Right inframammary mini-thoracotomy approach to the mitral valve in women with breast implants
    Alexis E Shafii
    From the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH USA
    Innovations (Phila) 4:278-81. 2009
    ..Mitral valve surgery can be performed using a right mini-inframammary thoracotomy in female patients with breast implants. We describe our experience with this approach to preserve the cosmetic results of previous breast augmentation...
  49. doi request reprint Robotic thoracoscopic mediastinal parathyroidectomy for persistent hyperparathyroidism: case report and review of the literature
    Adrian Harvey
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:e24-7. 2011
    ..We report a case of young woman with persistent primary hyperparathyroidism who was cured after undergoing robotic thoracoscopic mediastinal parathyroidectomy using radiooperative and intraoperative parathyroid hormone guidance...
  50. pmc One thousand minimally invasive valve operations: early and late results
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 240:529-34; discussion 534. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate the potential benefits of minimally invasive approaches for treatment of isolated aortic and mitral valve disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint Biological vs. mechanical aortic root replacement
    John G Byrne
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:305-10. 2003
    ..biological) in simple aortic valve replacement, no studies have documented selection criterion for biological (BIO) vs. mechanical (MECH) aortic root prosthesis...
  52. pmc Image-guided quantification of cardioplegia delivery during cardiac surgery
    Edward G Soltesz
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E381-6. 2007
    ..Such a system would permit instantaneous imaging of jeopardized myocardium and allow immediate, intraoperative corrective measures...
  53. ncbi request reprint Role of the cryopreserved homograft in isolated elective aortic valve replacement
    John G Byrne
    The Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:616-9. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Valve replacement in women of childbearing age: influences on mother, fetus and neonate
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 14:151-7. 2005
    ..Bioprosthetic valves placed in women of childbearing age are not necessarily superior to mechanical valves in terms of maternal or fetal outcomes...
  55. ncbi request reprint Metastatic carcinoid tumor of the heart
    Jon O Wee
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1721-2. 2003
    ..He was found to have a septal implantation of a previously undiagnosed metastatic carcinoid tumor. He underwent successful resection with an uneventful postoperative course...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impact of concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting on hospital survival after aortic root replacement
    John G Byrne
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:511-6. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Hypothermic circulatory arrest for the surgical treatment of complicated adult coarctation of the aorta
    Tomas Gudbjartsson
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:849-51. 2003
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the surgical treatment of recurrent coarctation by a new technique...
  58. ncbi request reprint A practical approach to a comprehensive epicardial and epiaortic echocardiographic examination
    Holger K Eltzschig
    Department of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 17:422-9. 2003
    ..The authors developed a comprehensive examination protocol for the intraoperative interrogation of cardiac structures using an epicardial/epiaortic echocardiographic approach...
  59. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional echocardiography-guided beating-heart surgery without cardiopulmonary bypass: a feasibility study
    Yoshihiro Suematsu
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:579-87. 2004
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve replacement in patients with severely reduced left ventricular function
    Subroto Paul
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cardiology 101:7-14. 2004
    ..Due to the comorbidities of immunosuppression and limited donor organ supply, AVR should be attempted prior to transplantation in both these high-risk groups...
  61. ncbi request reprint Early and late results of isolated and combined heart valve surgery in patients > or =80 years of age
    Daniel Unic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1500-3. 2005
    ..Our results demonstrate that valve surgery in the elderly can be performed with acceptable early mortality, good late survival, and excellent late functional outcome...
  62. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve surgery after previous coronary artery bypass grafting with functioning internal mammary artery grafts
    John G Byrne
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:779-84. 2002
    ..To date, no study has been published documenting the safety and efficacy of the latter practice...
  63. ncbi request reprint Tailored surgical therapy for acute native mitral valve endocarditis
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:210-6. 2004
    ..The study aim was to examine the short- and long-term results of mitral valve repair and replacement for acute infective endocarditis and to define criteria for the use of each technique...
  64. ncbi request reprint Management of mild aortic stenosis during coronary artery bypass surgery: an update, 1992-2001
    Bradley J Phillips
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    J Card Surg 18:507-11. 2003
    ..In 1994, we reported our initial experience involving 44 patients and have now updated our series in an attempt to further evaluate outcomes...
  65. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and management of endocarditis after mitral valve repair
    Alexandros N Karavas
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:660-4. 2002
    ..The authors' nine-year experience with patients requiring mitral valve reoperations for endocarditis after previous mitral valve repair is reported...
  66. ncbi request reprint Transapical aortic valve implantation: an animal feasibility study
    Todd M Dewey
    Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:110-6. 2006
    ..We investigated a minimally invasive approach through the left ventricular apex for antegrade placement of a device-deliverable valve...
  67. ncbi request reprint Severity of intraoperative tricuspid regurgitation predicts poor late survival following cardiac transplantation
    Curtis A Anderson
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1635-42. 2004
    ..Although significant (2+ to 4+) TR after orthotopic heart transplantation is rare, its influence on long-term survival is unknown, warranting further investigation...
  68. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional echocardiography-guided atrial septectomy: an experimental study
    Yoshihiro Suematsu
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:53-9. 2004
    ..The surgical feasibility of beating-heart atrial septectomy under the guidance of two different types of real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography systems was examined...
  69. ncbi request reprint Three dimensional computed tomographic imaging in planning the surgical approach for redo cardiac surgery after coronary revascularization
    Hrvoje Gasparovic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 28:244-9. 2005
    ..We aimed to evaluate 3D volume rendered computed tomographic imaging as an adjunct to standard preoperative assessment of patients requiring cardiac surgery in whom coronary artery revascularization had been performed in the past...
  70. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in patients with normal serum creatinine and with artificial renal support for acute renal failure developing after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Marzia Leacche
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:353-6. 2004
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal echocardiography for detecting extrapulmonary thrombi during pulmonary embolectomy
    Peter Rosenberger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:862-6; discussion 866. 2004
    ..However, its utility for detecting concurrent intrathoracic, extrapulmonary thromboemboli has not been thoroughly investigated...
  72. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal echocardiography for pulmonary embolectomy
    Peter Rosenberger
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1092-3; author reply 1093. 2005
  73. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive valve surgery: what the pathologist should know
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 13:176-81. 2004
    ..The purpose of this is to provide an overview of modern minimally invasive approaches in valvular surgery with an emphasis on aspects of the surgery relevant for cardiovascular pathologists...
  74. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic evidence of right ventricular remodeling after transplantation
    Holger K Eltzschig
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:584-6. 2002
    ..Transesophageal echocardiography documents RV hypertrophy and remodeling between RVAD implantation and removal, suggesting a rapid adaptive response of the right ventricle in the presence of pulmonary hypertension...
  75. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional profiling and growth kinetics of endothelium reveals differences between cells derived from porcine aorta versus aortic valve
    R Saeid Farivar
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:527-34. 2003
    ..We established primary cultures of valve and aortic endothelial cells derived from swine and tested transcriptional and proliferative differences on various extracellular matrices...
  76. pmc Near-infrared fluorescent type II quantum dots for sentinel lymph node mapping
    Sungjee Kim
    Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 22:93-7. 2004
    ..Taken together, the chemical, optical and in vivo data presented in this study demonstrate the potential of near-infrared quantum dots for biomedical imaging...
  77. ncbi request reprint From Zagreb, Croatia to Cleveland, Ohio. Interviewed by Barry Shurlock
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Circulation 113:f22-3. 2006
  78. ncbi request reprint Delayed presentation of totally avulsed right superior vena cava after extraction of permanent pacemaker lead
    Marzia Leacche
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:262-3. 2004
    ..The right SVC was found to be almost completely destroyed with only a thin strip of the lateral wall intact and active bleeding. The probable causative mechanisms and surgical management are discussed...
  79. ncbi request reprint Totally endoscopic robotic-assisted repair of patent ductus arteriosus and vascular ring in children
    Yoshihiro Suematsu
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2309-13. 2005
    ..This study reports on our initial experience with robotically assisted patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure and vascular ring division in children...
  80. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic localization of left ventricular free wall rupture after minimally invasive mitral valve replacement
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Surgery, Divition of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 17:733-5. 2003
  81. ncbi request reprint Modern surgical treatment of massive pulmonary embolism: results in 47 consecutive patients after rapid diagnosis and aggressive surgical approach
    Marzia Leacche
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, and Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1018-23. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Robotic mammary takedown and off-pump bypass surgery for single-vessel disease of the left anterior descending coronary artery
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1222-4. 2003
    ..It should be considered as an alternative to percutaneous angioplasty and stenting for those with isolated left anterior descending artery disease...
  83. ncbi request reprint Postinfarction ventricular septal defect with pseudoaneurysm repair after failed percutaneous closure
    Subroto Paul
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:701-3. 2005
    ..This case illustrates the importance of collaboration between interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons in the treatment of complex postinfarction ventricular septal defects...
  84. pmc Intraoperative sentinel lymph node mapping of the lung using near-infrared fluorescent quantum dots
    Edward G Soltesz
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:269-77; discussion 269-77. 2005
    ..Our objective was to develop an optical noninvasive imaging tool that would permit intraoperative SLN mapping and provide real-time visual feedback for image-guided localization and resection...
  85. ncbi request reprint In vivo optical imaging of pleural space drainage to lymph nodes of prognostic significance
    Cherie P Parungo
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:1085-92. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the in vivo pattern of drainage from the pleural space to prognostic lymph node stations...
  86. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and outcomes for 'vasoplegia syndrome' following cardiac transplantation
    John G Byrne
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:327-32. 2004
    ..The objective of this retrospective study was to identify the risk factors contributing to the development of vasoplegia syndrome after OHT in order to provide potential algorithms for its management...