Mehmet Oz

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bridge experience with long-term implantable left ventricular assist devices. Are they an alternative to transplantation?
    M C Oz
    Department of Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 95:1844-52. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint How to improve organ donation: results of the ISHLT/FACT poll
    Mehmet C Oz
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:389-410. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint In vitro characterization of aortic retrograde and antegrade flow from pulsatile and non-pulsatile ventricular assist devices
    Paul L DiGiorgi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:186-92. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Emerging role of integrative medicine in cardiovascular disease
    Mehmet Oz
    Department of Surgery, College of Physicians, Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cardiol Rev 12:120-3. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Direct cardiac compression devices
    Mehmet C Oz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 21:1049-55. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint FloSeal Matrix: new generation topical hemostatic sealant
    Mehmet C Oz
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Millstein Pavillion 7 435, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Card Surg 18:486-93. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mehmet C Oz
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:205-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Reverse remodeling of the failing ventricle: surgical intervention with the Acorn Cardiac Support Device
    Mehmet C Oz
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 117 Ft Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 10:96-104; discussion 105. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Heart transplant and left ventricular assist device costs
    Paul L DiGiorgi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:200-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Global surgical experience with the Acorn cardiac support device
    Mehmet C Oz
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 117 Ft Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:983-91. 2003

Detail Information

Publications83

  1. ncbi request reprint Bridge experience with long-term implantable left ventricular assist devices. Are they an alternative to transplantation?
    M C Oz
    Department of Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 95:1844-52. 1997
    ..Our medium-term experience with both pneumatically and electrically powered ThermoCardiosystems LVADs is presented to outline the benefits and limitations of device support in lieu of transplantation...
  2. ncbi request reprint How to improve organ donation: results of the ISHLT/FACT poll
    Mehmet C Oz
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:389-410. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint In vitro characterization of aortic retrograde and antegrade flow from pulsatile and non-pulsatile ventricular assist devices
    Paul L DiGiorgi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:186-92. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare pulsatile and non-pulsatile flow generated by LVADs with outflow to the ascending aorta and descending aorta...
  4. ncbi request reprint Emerging role of integrative medicine in cardiovascular disease
    Mehmet Oz
    Department of Surgery, College of Physicians, Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cardiol Rev 12:120-3. 2004
    ..By mixing clinical practice with conventional research, we seek to emulate the successful formula used in allopathic medicine...
  5. ncbi request reprint Direct cardiac compression devices
    Mehmet C Oz
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 21:1049-55. 2002
    ..This article reviews the physiology of epicardial compression and the current progress of mechanical compression devices...
  6. ncbi request reprint FloSeal Matrix: new generation topical hemostatic sealant
    Mehmet C Oz
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Millstein Pavillion 7 435, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Card Surg 18:486-93. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mehmet C Oz
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:205-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Reverse remodeling of the failing ventricle: surgical intervention with the Acorn Cardiac Support Device
    Mehmet C Oz
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 117 Ft Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 10:96-104; discussion 105. 2004
    ..The CorCap device is correlated with improvements in patient functional status. Randomized clinical trials are underway in Europe, Australia, and North America...
  9. ncbi request reprint Heart transplant and left ventricular assist device costs
    Paul L DiGiorgi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:200-4. 2005
    ..Today's large clinical volume allows comparison of the costs of this innovation as compared with orthotopic heart transplant (OHT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Global surgical experience with the Acorn cardiac support device
    Mehmet C Oz
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 117 Ft Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:983-91. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to review the global clinical safety and feasibility experience of this device...
  11. ncbi request reprint Passive ventricular constraint for the treatment of congestive heart failure
    M C Oz
    Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:S185-7. 2001
    ..One possible approach to accomplish this goal is through passive support of the heart with the Cardiac Support Device. Results from preclinical and clinical evaluation give support to this premise...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patient evaluation of the hotel function of hospitals
    M C Oz
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 4:166-71. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint What is 'minimally invasive' coronary bypass surgery? Experience with a variety of surgical revascularization procedures for single-vessel disease
    M C Oz
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Chest 112:1409-16. 1997
    ..Although the use of small incisions is theoretically appealing, it has been argued that the true advantage of minimally invasive approaches to myocardial revascularization lies in the avoidance of cardiopulmonary bypass...
  14. ncbi request reprint Controlled clinical trial of a novel hemostatic agent in cardiac surgery. The Fusion Matrix Study Group
    M C Oz
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:1376-82. 2000
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of ischemic time on survival after heart transplantation varies by donor age: an analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing database
    Mark J Russo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:554-9. 2007
    ..1) To examine the interaction of donor age with ischemic time and their effect on survival and (2) to define ranges of ischemic time associated with differences in survival...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of rapamycin slows progression of cardiac transplantation vasculopathy
    Donna Mancini
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 108:48-53. 2003
    ..We investigated whether rapamycin could prevent progression of graft vasculopathy in 46 patients (age, 54+/-10 years; 4.3+/-2.3 years after transplantation) with severe disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Insertion of a left ventricular assist device in patients without thorough transplant evaluations: a worthwhile risk?
    Mathew Williams
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:436-41. 2003
    ..Survival before and after transplant is comparable with those of patients who undergo nonurgent left ventricular assist device placement or medical therapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Late bleeding from right internal mammary artery after HeartMate left ventricular assist device implantation
    Takushi Kohmoto
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:689-91. 2004
    ..Four out of 5 patients survived to heart transplantation and were discharged from the hospital. When identified and treated appropriately, this complication does not impair patient outcome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Implantation of a left ventricular assist device and the hub-and-spoke system in treating acute cardiogenic shock: who survives?
    Aftab R Kherani
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1634-5. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular assist device support normalizes left and right ventricular beta-adrenergic pathway properties
    Stefan Klotz
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:668-76. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that some aspects of left ventricular assist device (LVAD) reverse remodeling could be independent of hemodynamic factors and would primarily depend upon normalization of neurohormonal milieu...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: the Columbia Presbyterian experience
    Veli K Topkara
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Card Surg 21:441-8. 2006
    ..However, it is not widely applied due to its complexity, increased operative times, and the risk of bleeding. Various energy sources have been introduced to simplify the traditional "cut and sew" approach...
  22. ncbi request reprint Discharge to home rates are significantly lower for octogenarians undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Hasmet Bardakci
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:483-9. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate clinical outcomes of octogenarians undergoing CABG using an audited state-wide mandatory database...
  23. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with low ejection fraction
    Veli K Topkara
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 112:I344-50. 2005
    ..Patients with low ejection fraction (EF) are at a higher risk for postoperative complications and mortality. Our objective was to assess the effect of low EF on clinical outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessment of myocardial recovery in a patient with acute myocarditis supported with a left ventricular assist device: a case report
    Simon Maybaum
    Circulatory Physiology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:202-9. 2003
    ..Further study is required to assess the role of ventricular assist devices in combination with immunosuppressive therapy in the management of fulminant myocarditis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intravenous pulse administration of cyclophosphamide is an effective and safe treatment for sensitized cardiac allograft recipients
    Silviu Itescu
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circulation 105:1214-9. 2002
    ..We investigated the effect of cyclophosphamide pulse therapy in sensitized cardiac allograft recipients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessment of synchrony relationships between the native left ventricle and the HeartMate left ventricular assist device
    Simon Maybaum
    Division of Circulatory Physiology, Columbia University, Heart Failure Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 21:509-15. 2002
    ..Synchronization between the left ventricle and the LVAD may be important for ventricular unloading and coronary flow. In this study, we assessed the synchrony between the cardiac and LVAD cycles...
  27. ncbi request reprint Does robotic technology make minimally invasive cardiac surgery too expensive? A hospital cost analysis of robotic and conventional techniques
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Card Surg 20:246-51. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to compare actual hospital costs of robotically assisted cardiac procedures with conventional techniques...
  28. ncbi request reprint Alternative energy sources for surgical atrial ablation
    Mathew R Williams
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgical Arrhythmia Program, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Card Surg 19:201-6. 2004
    ..Several recent modifications have been introduced that will hopefully increase the efficacy of these sources in beating heart applications...
  29. ncbi request reprint A decade experience of cardiac retransplantation in adult recipients
    Veli K Topkara
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1745-50. 2005
    ..However, poor outcomes with retransplantation have previously been reported, a factor that raises important ethical, logistic and financial issues given the limited organ donor supply...
  30. ncbi request reprint Survival after heart transplantation is not diminished among recipients with uncomplicated diabetes mellitus: an analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing database
    Mark J Russo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 114:2280-7. 2006
    ..This study compares posttransplantation outcomes of survival and morbidity among recipients with and without diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy on the extracellular collagen matrix during left ventricular assist device support in patients with end-stage heart failure
    Stefan Klotz
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1166-74. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition (ACE-I) during left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support in patients with end-stage heart failure prevents potentially deleterious effects on the extracellular matrix...
  32. ncbi request reprint Immunologic sensitization in recipients of left ventricular assist devices
    Ranjit John
    Department of Surgery Cardiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:578-91. 2003
    ..We investigated the impact of sensitization on posttransplantation outcomes in 105 consecutive left ventricular assist device recipients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of perioperative nesiritide in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing cardiac surgery:the NAPA Trial
    Robert M Mentzer
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:716-26. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the role nesiritide might play in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) using cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)...
  34. doi request reprint Longer duration of continuous-flow ventricular assist device support predicts greater hemodynamic compromise after return of pulsatility
    Allen S Stewart
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia, University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:524-5. 2008
  35. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular dysfunction and organ failure in left ventricular assist device recipients: a continuing problem
    Minoo N Kavarana
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:745-50. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of epicardial fat on ablation performance: a three-energy source comparison
    Kimberly N Hong
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Card Surg 22:521-4. 2007
    ..Two tissue models were employed to investigate standard penetration and maximal lesion depth performance of bipolar radiofrequency (RF), microwave, and laser energy sources...
  37. ncbi request reprint Edge-to-edge mitral valve repair: the Columbia Presbyterian experience
    Aftab R Kherani
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:73-6. 2004
    ..This study examines one institution's medium-term experience with this procedure...
  38. pmc Prolonged effects of B-type natriuretic peptide infusion on cardiac remodeling after sustained myocardial injury
    Isaac George
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 297:H708-17. 2009
    ..Treatment with continuous infusion of BNP preserved LV geometry, improved systolic function, and prevented the progression of systolic HF after persistent ischemic injury...
  39. ncbi request reprint Role of the Abiomed BVS 5000 device for short-term support and bridge to transplantation
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    ASAIO J 50:360-3. 2004
    ..Overall, 44 (62.0%) patients survived support: weaned, "bridged to bridge," or transplanted. The Abiomed BVS 5000 can be used effectively for short-term stabilization and for bridging to transplant in select patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Simplified placement of multiple artificial mitral valve chords
    Nicholas C Dang
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 8:E129-31. 2005
    ..The use of artificial chords for the replacement of diseased mitral valve chordae and the correction of anterior and posterior leaflet prolapse is well described, although it is infrequently applied because of technical challenges...
  41. ncbi request reprint Biventricular assist device-induced right ventricular reverse structural and functional remodeling
    Stefan Klotz
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1195-201. 2005
    ..However, studies on whether RV reverse remodeling could be induced by RV or biventricular assist support (BiVAD) have not been published...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effect of donor age on long-term survival following cardiac transplantation
    Veli K Topkara
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Card Surg 21:125-9. 2006
    ..Our objective was to analyze the effect of donor age on outcomes after cardiac transplantation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Microwave ablation for surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation
    Mathew R Williams
    Surgical Arrhythmia Program, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 14:232-7. 2002
    ..Microwave atrial ablation is likely to become an important part of the surgical armamentarium, particularly for those performing minimally invasive approaches to cure atrial fibrillation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of passive cardiac containment on ventricular synchrony and cardiac function in awake dogs
    Isaac George
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, United States
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:55-64. 2007
    ..The goals of this study were to test whether a left ventricular support device (LVSD) improves LV synchrony and/or affects cardiac performance...
  45. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency and microwave energy sources in surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: a comparative analysis
    Veli K Topkara
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 9:E614-7. 2006
    ..Radiofrequency (RF) and microwave (MW) are the most commonly used energy forms. In this study, we sought to compare these energy modalities in terms of clinical outcomes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with critical aortic stenosis: rationale, device descriptions, early clinical experiences, and perspectives
    Martin B Leon
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:165-74. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Partial loading of the left ventricle during mechanical assist device support is associated with improved myocardial function, blood flow and metabolism and increased exercise capacity
    Simon Maybaum
    Division of Circulatory Physiology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 21:446-54. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of the degree of left ventricular decompression, during left ventricular assist device support, on myocardial function and exercise capacity...
  48. doi request reprint A pilot study to assess the effects of a guided imagery audiotape intervention on psychological outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Traci R Stein
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 24:213-22. 2010
    ..Regardless, this complementary and alternative medicine therapy remains palatable to patients. Given its efficacy in other patient populations, it is worth exploring its potential utility for this population with a larger sample...
  49. ncbi request reprint Off-pump epicardial atrial fibrillation surgery utilizing a novel bipolar radiofrequency system
    Deon W Vigilance
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 9:E803-6. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate a novel radiofrequency (RF)-enabled clamp system designed to create transmural lesions epicardially on the beating heart using bipolar RF...
  50. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and effectiveness of a brief meditation-based stress management intervention for patients diagnosed with or at risk for coronary heart disease: a pilot study
    Erin L Olivo
    Columbia Integrative Medicine Program, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:513-23. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the present study demonstrated that the brief meditation-based stress management program was well-received by patients and can successfully be used as a supportive program for patients at risk or diagnosed with CHD...
  51. ncbi request reprint Reduced myocardial blood flow during left ventricular assist device support: a possible cause of premature bypass graft closure
    Steve Xydas
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1976-9. 2005
    ..Reduced myocardial blood flow may be implicated in the premature graft failure observed in post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock patients and may negatively impact the potential for myocardial recovery and device weaning in this population...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effect of diabetes on short- and long-term outcomes after left ventricular assist device implantation
    Veli K Topkara
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:2048-53. 2005
    ..Implantation of LVADs is an acceptable option for diabetic patients with end-stage heart failure, yet no previous study has specifically examined the clinical outcomes of this patient population...
  53. ncbi request reprint Laser energy source in surgical atrial fibrillation ablation: preclinical experience
    Mathews R Williams
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2260-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate diffusing tip laser energy in surgical atrial fibrillation ablation using a canine model. This is the first report to describe the pathological and histological findings using a laser energy source...
  54. ncbi request reprint Mechanical unloading leads to echocardiographic, electrocardiographic, neurohormonal, and histologic recovery
    Steve Xydas
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:7-15. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate the time course and durability of echocardiographic, electrocardiographic (ECG), histologic, and neurohormonal changes that occur with LVAD support and to screen for non-invasive markers of cardiac recovery...
  55. ncbi request reprint Epicardial cardiac ablation using laser energy
    Mathew R Williams
    Surgical Arrhythmia Program, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 9:E598-600. 2006
    ..We describe epicardial ablation using a new device that utilizes 980 nm wavelength laser energy. The device can be used in both open and minimally invasive approaches and should make ablation therapy safe, effective, and easy to use...
  56. ncbi request reprint Right heart failure after left ventricular assist device implantation in patients with chronic congestive heart failure
    Nicholas C Dang
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1-6. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined outcomes for LVAD patients who subsequently develop RHF. This study details one center's experience with RHF in chronic congestive heart failure (CHF) patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Totally endoscopic atrial septal defect repair with robotic assistance
    Michael Argenziano
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 108:II191-4. 2003
    ..This report describes the next step in this progression-the first U.S. application of robotic technology for totally endoscopic open heart surgery...
  58. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of cardiac transplantation in patients 65 years of age and older: a comparative analysis
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1982-7. 2003
    ..Advanced age is viewed by some transplant centers as a contraindication for heart transplantation secondary to concerns regarding decreased survival...
  59. ncbi request reprint Device related infections while on left ventricular assist device support do not adversely impact bridging to transplant or posttransplant survival
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Milstein Hospital 7GN 435, New York, NY 10032, USA
    ASAIO J 49:748-50. 2003
    ..6%, 86.2%, and 79.3%, respectively, for patients with infection, versus 90.9%, 88.1%, and 82.2%, respectively, for patients without infection (p = 0.911)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival and quality of life in cardiac surgical patients with prolonged intensive care unit length of stay
    Mathew R Williams
    Department of Surgery and Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1472-8. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether exhaustive ICU efforts result in survival or quality-of-life benefits and whether outcome could be predicted...
  61. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic, robotically assisted implantation of phrenic pacemakers
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, Room 17 415, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:582-3. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Off-pump right atrial thrombectomy for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:615-7. 2003
    ..Postoperatively, she was placed on lepirudin. Her platelet count normalized without any further thrombotic episodes, and she was discharged on warfarin...
  63. ncbi request reprint A double-blind randomized trial: prophylactic vasopressin reduces hypotension after cardiopulmonary bypass
    David L S Morales
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:926-30. 2003
    ..In patients receiving ACE inhibition, we investigated whether initiation of vasopressin before CPB would diminish post-CPB hypotension and catecholamine use by avoiding vasopressin deficiency...
  64. ncbi request reprint Appropriate timing of surgical intervention after transmural acute myocardial infarction
    Daniel C Lee
    Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:115-9; discussion 119-20. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to delineate the optimal timing of revascularization after transmural acute myocardial infarction in a large and contemporary patient population...
  65. ncbi request reprint Totally endoscopic atrial septal defect repair with robotic assistance
    Michael Argenziano
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 5:294-300. 2002
    ..This represents the first U.S. application of robotic technology for totally endoscopic open-heart surgery...
  66. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic computer-enhanced mediastinal mass resection using robotic technology
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 6:E164-6. 2003
    ..This report describes t h e use of robotic technology for resection of mediastinal masses...
  67. ncbi request reprint Massage therapy for patients undergoing cardiac catheterization
    Heather A Okvat
    Columbia Intergrative Medicine Program, New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 8:68-70, 72, 74-5. 2002
    ..Massage therapy has been used primarily in nonmedical settings for relaxation and stress reduction, and some research demonstrates its efficacy in medical environments...
  68. ncbi request reprint New surgical treatments for heart failure
    Mauricio J Garrido
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:233-7. 2002
    ..New ideas and devices are defining a new role for surgical treatment of the aging population of the United States and may provide the answer to long-term management of heart failure...
  69. ncbi request reprint Successful outcome with extended allograft ischemic time in pediatric heart transplantation
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:58-62. 2005
    ..The focus of this study was to examine the effect of extended DIT on mortality after pediatric heart transplantation...
  70. ncbi request reprint Endogenous endothelium-derived nitric oxide inhibits myocardial caspase activity: implications for treatment of end-stage heart failure
    Seema Mital
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Babies Hospital, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 21:576-85. 2002
    ..Nitric oxide (NO) inhibits caspase 3, a key effector apoptotic enzyme. We hypothesized that reduced endogenous NO in HF disinhibits cardiac caspase 3 to promote apoptosis...
  71. ncbi request reprint Robotic techniques improve quality of life in patients undergoing atrial septal defect repair
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1328-33. 2004
    ..Although most studies of robotically assisted cardiac surgery have reported morbidity and mortality, few have addressed outcome measures, such as pain and quality of life, which was the aim of this study...
  72. ncbi request reprint Prolonged donor ischemic time does not adversely affect long-term survival in adult patients undergoing cardiac transplantation
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1624-33. 2003
    ..Although several studies have evaluated the effects of prolonged donor ischemic times on short-term survival and graft function, few have addressed concerns regarding long-term survival...
  73. ncbi request reprint Effect of gender on bridging to transplantation and posttransplantation survival in patients with left ventricular assist devices
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1193-5. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint Is severe right ventricular failure in left ventricular assist device recipients a risk factor for unsuccessful bridging to transplant and post-transplant mortality
    Jeffrey A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:859-63. 2004
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Ventricular assist devices as a bridge to transplant or recovery
    Aftab R Kherani
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Cardiology 101:93-103. 2004
    ..However, as technology continues to advance, these devices will offer a high quality of life both in and out of the hospital setting, making them options for a broader spectrum of heart failure patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint Application of microwave energy in cardiac tissue ablation: from in vitro analyses to clinical use
    Mathew R Williams
    Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1500-5. 2002
    ..Microwave energy ablation provides an easier and faster surgical technique, in lieu of traditional "cut and sew," which can also be applied on the beating heart...
  77. ncbi request reprint Emerging role of complementary medicine in valvular surgery
    Mehmet Oz
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N Y, USA
    Adv Cardiol 39:184-8. 2002
  78. ncbi request reprint B-cell activation and allosensitization after left ventricular assist device implantation is due to T-cell activation and CD40 ligand expression
    Michael Schuster
    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hum Immunol 63:211-20. 2002
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  79. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of atrial tachyarrhythmias following surgical atrial fibrillation ablation
    Anthony R Magnano
    Departments of Medicine and Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:366-73. 2006
    ..The underlying mechanisms for this group of atrial tachyarrhythmias have not been well characterized and the efficacy of catheter ablation in their treatment is unknown...
  80. ncbi request reprint Bradycardic therapy improves left ventricular function and remodeling in dogs with coronary embolization-induced chronic heart failure
    Yanping Cheng
    The Institute of Molecular and Experimental Therapeutics, East China Normal University, Shanghai, and Department of Cardiac Nephrology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 321:469-76. 2007
    ..Restored protein levels of SERCA2a and improved function of RyR2 may be important mechanisms associated with cilobradine therapy...
  81. ncbi request reprint Surgical ventricular restoration in the treatment of congestive heart failure due to post-infarction ventricular dilation
    Constantine L Athanasuleas
    Norwood Clinic and Kemp Carraway Heart Institute, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1439-45. 2004
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  82. ncbi request reprint Ventricular assistance to bridge to transplantation
    Aftab R Kherani
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 84:75-89, viii-ix. 2004
    ..This success has been the result of numerous advances in VAD technology, which this article discusses...
  83. ncbi request reprint Surgical ventricular restoration: the RESTORE Group experience
    Constantine L Athanasuleas
    The Norwood Clinic, Birmingham, AL 35242, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 9:287-97. 2004
    ..Preoperatively, 67% of patients were class III or IV, and postoperatively 85% were class I or II.SVR improves ventricular function and is highly effective therapy in the treatment of ischemic cardiomyopathy with excellent 5-year outcome...