Lars Svensson

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The ultimate development of mitral valve endocarditis: atrioventricular separation, atrioventricular groove abscess and hemorrhagic pericarditis
    Fernando A Atik
    Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 14:29-32. 2005
  2. ncbi 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
  3. doi Modifications, classification, and outcomes of elephant-trunk procedures
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44915, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:548-58. 2013
  4. doi Aortic valve and ascending aorta guidelines for management and quality measures: executive summary
    Lars G Svensson
    The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk F 25 CT Surgery, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1491-505. 2013
  5. doi A comprehensive review of the PARTNER trial
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S11-6. 2013
  6. doi Midterm results of David reimplantation in patients with connective tissue disorder
    Lars G Svensson
    Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:555-62. 2013
  7. ncbi Surgical options in young adults with aortic valve disease
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Probl Cardiol 28:417-80. 2003
  8. doi 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
  9. ncbi The elephant trunk procedure: uses in complex aortic diseases
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:491-5. 2005
  10. doi United States feasibility study of transcatheter insertion of a stented aortic valve by the left ventricular apex
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorders Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:46-54; discussion 54-5. 2008

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi The ultimate development of mitral valve endocarditis: atrioventricular separation, atrioventricular groove abscess and hemorrhagic pericarditis
    Fernando A Atik
    Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 14:29-32. 2005
    ..The chest was left open. Postoperatively, the patient required dialysis and prolonged mechanical ventilation, but recovered well without recurrent endocarditis and was discharged home after 40 days...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. doi Modifications, classification, and outcomes of elephant-trunk procedures
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44915, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:548-58. 2013
    ..Our objectives were to classify these modifications, compare outcomes between the classic anastomotic site and these alternatives, and investigate time to second-stage elephant-trunk completion...
  4. doi Aortic valve and ascending aorta guidelines for management and quality measures: executive summary
    Lars G Svensson
    The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk F 25 CT Surgery, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1491-505. 2013
    ..Moreover, these guidelines are subject to change over time, without notice. The ultimate judgment regarding the care of a particular patient must be made by the physician in light of the individual circumstances presented by the patient...
  5. doi A comprehensive review of the PARTNER trial
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S11-6. 2013
    ..Percutaneous transcatheter aortic valve replacement was introduced in 2002, but its effectiveness remained to be assessed...
  6. doi Midterm results of David reimplantation in patients with connective tissue disorder
    Lars G Svensson
    Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:555-62. 2013
    ..Hence, we assessed its midterm safety and effectiveness for Marfan syndrome and other connective tissue disorders, such as Ehlers-Danlos, Loeys-Dietz, and marfanoid syndromes...
  7. ncbi Surgical options in young adults with aortic valve disease
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Probl Cardiol 28:417-80. 2003
  8. doi 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...
  9. ncbi The elephant trunk procedure: uses in complex aortic diseases
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:491-5. 2005
    ..The elephant trunk procedure is used for extensive aneurysms involving both the ascending aorta/aortic arch and the descending thoracic or thoracoabdominal aorta...
  10. doi United States feasibility study of transcatheter insertion of a stented aortic valve by the left ventricular apex
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorders Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:46-54; discussion 54-5. 2008
    ..We report on a Food and Drug Administration approved feasibility study of a less invasive transcatheter approach to potentially treat these high-risk patients...
  11. ncbi Paralysis after aortic surgery: in search of lost cord function
    L G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Surgeon 3:396-405. 2005
    ..The net result has been that, in two of our recent series, the risk of permanent paralysis has been reduced to between 3.1% and 3.8%...
  12. ncbi Aortic valve stenosis and regurgitation: an overview of management
    L G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 49:297-303. 2008
    ..For those patients with high risk co-morbidity or technical inoperable reasons, the percutaneous transfemoral or transapical approaches are now available with good initial..
  13. doi Expert consensus document on the treatment of descending thoracic aortic disease using endovascular stent-grafts
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery and Marfan Syndrome Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:S1-41. 2008
    ....
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi Does use of a right internal thoracic artery increase deep wound infection and risk after previous use of a left internal thoracic artery?
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:609-13. 2006
    ..To determine whether adding right internal thoracic artery to previous left internal thoracic artery bypass at reoperation increases deep sternal wound infection and hospital mortality, particularly in diabetic patients...
  17. ncbi Invited commentary
    Lars G Svensson
    Marfan and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, F25, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:80. 2006
  18. ncbi Invited commentary
    Lars Svensson
    Marfan and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, F25, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:546-7. 2006
  19. ncbi Sizing for modified David's reimplantation procedure
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Center for Aortic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1751-3. 2003
    ..In essence, the size chosen is according to the patient's normalized annular size based on body surface area. This technique also creates a neosinus in the root...
  20. ncbi Relationship of aortic cross-sectional area to height ratio and the risk of aortic dissection in patients with bicuspid aortic valves
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disease Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue Desk F25, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:892-3. 2003
  21. ncbi Systemic temperature and paralysis after thoracoabdominal and descending aortic operations
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 138:175-9; discussion 180. 2003
    ..Systemic temperature influences the development of neurologic deficits after aortic surgery...
  22. ncbi Elephant trunk procedure: newer indications and uses
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorders Clinic and Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:109-16; discussion 109-16. 2004
    ..The elephant trunk procedure is used for extensive aortic aneurysms. We evaluated its safety, newer indications, and influence of second-stage completion on survival...
  23. ncbi Multimodal protocol influence on stroke and neurocognitive deficit prevention after ascending/arch aortic operations
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorders Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:2040-6. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi Does the arterial cannulation site for circulatory arrest influence stroke risk?
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1274-84; discussion 1274-84. 2004
    ..We investigated whether axillary/subclavian artery inflow with a side graft decreases the risk of stroke versus cannulation at other sites during hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  25. ncbi Progress in ascending and aortic arch surgery: minimally invasive surgery, blood conservation, and neurological deficit prevention
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery and Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1786-8; discussion S1792-9. 2002
    ..Herein are described recent developments in aortic surgery techniques and the improved results...
  26. doi 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. doi Results of matching valve and root repair to aortic valve and root pathology
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1491-8.e7. 2011
    ..This study sought to assess outcomes of combined aortic valve and root repair, including comparison with matched bioprosthesis aortic valve replacement...
  28. doi 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...
  29. doi Characterization and outcome of patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis referred for percutaneous aortic valve replacement
    Samir R Kapadia
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1430-5. 2009
    ..We sought to define the characteristics and outcomes of patients referred for percutaneous aortic valve replacement...
  30. ncbi Beyond the aortic bifurcation: branched endovascular grafts for thoracoabdominal and aortoiliac aneurysms
    Roy K Greenberg
    Department of Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:879-86; discussion 886-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the use of novel technology to treat complex aortic aneurysms involving branches that provide critical end-organ blood supply...
  31. doi Pre-procedural imaging of aortic root orientation and dimensions: comparison between X-ray angiographic planar imaging and 3-dimensional multidetector row computed tomography
    Vikram Kurra
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:105-13. 2010
    ..We sought to examine whether contrast-enhanced multidetector row computed tomography (MDCT) allows prediction of X-ray angiographic planes for the root angiogram in the context of transcatheter aortic valve implantation...
  32. doi Simplified david reimplantation with reduction of anular size and creation of artificial sinuses
    Lars G Svensson
    Aorta Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1443-7. 2010
    ..The David reimplantation procedure is the preferred method of preserving tricuspid aortic valves during aortic root replacement. We report the results of a simplified approach to the David valve-sparing root reimplantation...
  33. ncbi Aortic dissection after previous cardiovascular surgery
    Hitoshi Hirose
    Center for Aortic Surgery and Marfan and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic and Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:2099-105; discussion 2105. 2004
    ..Risk of repairing aortic dissection after previous cardiovascular surgery has not been described clearly. This study assesses early and late outcomes of such reoperations...
  34. doi Prevalence of significant peripheral artery disease in patients evaluated for percutaneous aortic valve insertion: Preprocedural assessment with multidetector computed tomography
    Vikram Kurra
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1258-64. 2009
    ..Concomitant atherosclerotic peripheral artery disease limits transfemoral access. We evaluated the potential role of multidetector computed tomography in preoperative assessment of vascular anatomy...
  35. doi Successful percutaneous management of left main trunk occlusion during percutaneous aortic valve replacement
    Samir R Kapadia
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lerner College of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:966-72. 2009
    ..Analysis of anatomy leading to this complication and potential measures to predict and prevent such a complication are discussed in this report...
  36. doi Endovascular stent grafts for large thoracic aneurysms after coarctation repair
    Shelby Kutty
    Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1332-8. 2008
    ..We describe the treatment of a series of patients with large aneurysms using novel endovascular techniques...
  37. ncbi Endovascular treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Eric E Roselli
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1474-82. 2007
    ..To establish the safety and efficacy of endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi Combined staged procedures for the treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms
    Timothy A Resch
    Department of Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 42195, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 13:481-9. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi Hybrid approaches to thoracic aortic aneurysms: the role of endovascular elephant trunk completion
    Roy K Greenberg
    The Center for Aortic Surgery, Department of Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 112:2619-26. 2005
    ..The application of endovascular grafting to complete the proximal procedure avoids a thoracotomy and may improve the morbidity and mortality of the patient population at risk...
  41. doi 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...
  42. doi Contemporary analysis of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: a comparison of endovascular and open techniques
    Roy K Greenberg
    Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk S40, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 118:808-17. 2008
    ....
  43. doi 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
    ....
  44. doi 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...
  45. doi Three-dimensional imaging of the aortic valve and aortic root with computed tomography: new standards in an era of transcatheter valve repair/implantation
    Paul Schoenhagen
    Imaging Institute and Heart and Vascular Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:2079-86. 2009
    ..Procedural planning based on 3D imaging has already become routine for other endovascular procedures including aortic stent grafts, but is in its infancy in the context of transcatheter valve insertion...
  46. ncbi 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
    ....
  47. doi 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...
  48. ncbi Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic lesions with the Zenith TX1 and TX2 thoracic grafts: intermediate-term results
    Roy K Greenberg
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:589-96. 2005
    ..This prospective study was designed to assess the technical success and outcome after patients with thoracic aortic pathology at high risk for conventional therapy were treated with the Zenith TX1 and TX2 endovascular graft...
  49. doi 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...
  50. doi Antegrade delivery of stent grafts to treat complex thoracic aortic disease
    Eric E Roselli
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:539-46. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish the safety and efficacy of antegrade delivery techniques of aortic stent grafting for the treatment of high-risk, complex thoracic aortic disease...
  51. ncbi Reoperative cryopreserved root and ascending aorta replacement for acute aortic prosthetic valve endocarditis
    Bruce W Lytle
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1754-7; discussion S1792-9. 2002
    ..Prosthetic aortic valve endocarditis (PVE) is an important complication of aortic valve replacement (AVR) and is a particularly difficult situation after an operation combining AVR with ascending aortic replacement...
  52. ncbi 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...
  53. ncbi 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...
  54. ncbi 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...
  55. doi Minimally invasive surgery with a partial sternotomy "J" approach
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:299-303. 2007
    ..Similar results have been obtained for aortic valve procedures. Thus, all patients undergoing isolated aortic or mitral valve repairs are offered a minimally invasive operation...
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. doi 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
    ....
  58. ncbi Surgical treatment of pseudoaneurysm of the thoracic aorta
    Fernando A Atik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:379-85. 2006
    ..To examine the clinical profiles, operative outcomes, and late results of patients with pseudoaneurysm of the thoracic aorta...
  59. doi 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...
  60. ncbi Chronic ischemic cerebral white matter disease is a risk factor for nonfocal neurologic injury after total aortic arch replacement
    Ridwan Lin
    Department of Neurology, Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1059-65. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine whether it is associated with adverse neurologic outcome in the postoperative period...
  61. ncbi Smoking-related greater vessel stenoses and bilateral axillary artery revascularization
    Christian R Baeza
    Center for Aortic Surgery and Marfan Syndrome Clinic, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1847. 2004
  62. ncbi Aortic dissection coexistent with two saccular aneurysms
    Hitoshi Hirose
    Center for Aortic Surgery and Marfan and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1301-3. 2003
    ..We report a rare case of DeBakey type I aortic dissection coexistent with two saccular aneurysms adjacent but not communicating with the aortic dissection...
  63. ncbi Aortic cross-sectional area/height ratio timing of aortic surgery in asymptomatic patients with Marfan syndrome
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery and Marfan Syndrome Clinic, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:360-1. 2002
  64. ncbi 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 Hypersensitivity reactions associated with endovascular devices
    Golara Honari
    Department of Dermatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Contact Dermatitis 59:7-22. 2008
    ..Reports of putative hypersensitivity reactions to endovascular devices, including coronary stents, perforated foramen occluders, pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators are also reviewed...
  66. doi Aortic root morphology in patients undergoing percutaneous aortic valve replacement: evidence of aortic root remodeling
    Mateen Akhtar
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:950-6. 2009
    ..We compared morphologic characteristics of the aortic root in patients with aortic stenosis versus elderly gender-matched controls using multidetector computed tomography...
  67. ncbi Mitral valve surgery in the adult Marfan syndrome patient
    Sunil K Bhudia
    Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:843-8. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi Invited commentary
    Robert Savage
    Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Center for Aortic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1483-4. 2005
  69. ncbi Chronic posttraumatic aneurysm of descending aorta with fistulous communication into pulmonary artery
    Hitoshi Hirose
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Mar Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44196, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:564-6. 2004
    ..This rare entity is best treated with open repair; however, in patients at high risk an endovascular stent graft is an option...
  70. doi The value of keratometry and central corneal thickness measurements in the clinical diagnosis of Marfan syndrome
    Martin Heur
    Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:997-1001. 2008
    ..To explore the utility of keratometry and central corneal thickness (CCT) measurements in diagnosis of Marfan syndrome...
  71. ncbi Device discordancy: lost cords, quick-fix seekers, quality, and ethics
    Lars G Svensson
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:261-3. 2006
  72. ncbi Antegrade perfusion during suspended animation?
    Lars G Svensson
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:1068-70. 2002
  73. ncbi Multi-institutional pivotal trial of the Zenith TX2 thoracic aortic stent-graft for treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms: clinical study design
    Heitham T Hassoun
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 17:255-64. 2005
    ....
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