Leonard N Girardi

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Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of retrograde cerebral perfusion as an adjunct for cerebral protection during surgery on the aortic arch
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:2927-33. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative percutaneous coronary intervention in patients undergoing open thoracoabdominal and descending thoracic aneurysm repair
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:163-8. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1351-2. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint No-clamp technique for valve repair or replacement in patients with a porcelain aorta
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1688-92. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Reoperations on the ascending aorta and aortic root in patients with previous cardiac surgery
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1407-12. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Does cross-clamping the arch increase the risk of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair?
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:133-7; discussion 137-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The natural history of thoracic aortic aneurysms: implications for surgical intervention
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:131-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Epicardial beating heart cryoablation using a novel argon-based cryoclamp and linear probe
    Federico Milla
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:403-11. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of open versus bedside percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in the cardiothoracic surgical patient: outcomes and financial analysis
    Matthew D Bacchetta
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1879-85. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of cardiac surgery in nonagenarians: a 10-year experience
    Matthew D Bacchetta
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1215-20. 2003

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of retrograde cerebral perfusion as an adjunct for cerebral protection during surgery on the aortic arch
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:2927-33. 2014
    ..We examined our experience with RCP to determine its efficacy in patients undergoing complex arch reconstruction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative percutaneous coronary intervention in patients undergoing open thoracoabdominal and descending thoracic aneurysm repair
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:163-8. 2014
    ..Previous studies examining PCI before major vascular surgery included few patients with TAs. We examined the outcomes of patients undergoing PCI before TA repair...
  3. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1351-2. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint No-clamp technique for valve repair or replacement in patients with a porcelain aorta
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1688-92. 2005
    ..We describe a technique based on replacement of the ascending aorta and proximal arch under profound hypothermic circulatory arrest, followed by the valve procedure...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reoperations on the ascending aorta and aortic root in patients with previous cardiac surgery
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1407-12. 2006
    ..We analyzed our results with aortic reoperations with the intent of further reducing surgical risk through alterations in surgical technique or patient selection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does cross-clamping the arch increase the risk of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair?
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:133-7; discussion 137-8. 2005
    ..Complex surgical and endovascular techniques have reduced the risks for this cohort. We examined outcomes utilizing an approach based on simple cross-clamping of the arch...
  7. ncbi request reprint The natural history of thoracic aortic aneurysms: implications for surgical intervention
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:131-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Epicardial beating heart cryoablation using a novel argon-based cryoclamp and linear probe
    Federico Milla
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:403-11. 2006
    ..We therefore evaluated the ability to create cryolesions using an argon-based cryoclamp device, which temporarily occludes blood flow and facilitates transmurality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of open versus bedside percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in the cardiothoracic surgical patient: outcomes and financial analysis
    Matthew D Bacchetta
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1879-85. 2005
    ..The clinical and financial outcomes of a change in practice from traditional tracheostomy (open) to bedside percutaneous dilatational tracheostomies (PDT) was evaluated in patients who underwent cardiothoracic surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of cardiac surgery in nonagenarians: a 10-year experience
    Matthew D Bacchetta
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1215-20. 2003
    ..Physicians are taking care of older patients, many of whom may require cardiac surgical procedures. Improving cardiopulmonary bypass technology allows for safer procedures with reduced morbidity and mortality even in older patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Management strategies for type A dissection complicated by peripheral vascular malperfusion
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1309-14; discussion 1314. 2004
    ..Ideal management includes the rapid restoration of organ perfusion while avoiding catastrophic rupture and tamponade. We present our experience with primary aortic repair as the optimal method of patient management...
  12. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation using argon-based cryoablation during concomitant cardiac procedures
    Charles A Mack
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Circulation 112:I1-6. 2005
    ..We report our results using argon-based endocardial cryoablation for the treatment of AF in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac procedures...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ruptured descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1066-70. 2002
    ..However, in the setting of a ruptured thoracic aneurysm, one may not have the luxury of complex end-organ support. We analyzed our experience with ruptured thoracic aneurysms to define morbidity and mortality in the present era...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cardiac surgery in select nonagenarians: should we or shouldn't we?
    Brant W Ullery
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:854-60. 2008
    ..Clinical decision making about cardiac surgical intervention in nonagenarians is hindered by a paucity of data examining survival outcomes in this population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Heparin sensitivity test for patients requiring cardiopulmonary bypass
    William J DeBois
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, NY 10021, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 38:307-9. 2006
    ..This method of titrating a diluted heparin additive, mixed with patient blood in a familiar ACT test, has proven to be an inexpensive and reliable test to predict patient's sensitivity to heparin...
  16. ncbi request reprint Negative fluid displacement: an alternative method to assess patency of arterial line cannulation
    William J DeBois
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York Weill Cornell Center, New York 10021, USA
    Perfusion 18:67-70. 2003
    ..With increased use of femoral cannulation for minimally invasive cardiac surgical procedures, this RAP technique can enhance the perfusionist's and the surgeon's ability to safely perform bypass in the presence of higher dissection risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Arteriovenous fistula after laser-assisted pacemaker lead extraction
    Federico Milla
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2304-6. 2006
    ..Acute arteriovenous fistulas have been reported after pacemaker lead extraction. We report a case of an arteriovenous fistula presenting 2 weeks after transvenous laser-assisted lead extraction...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of platelet inhibitors on blood use in cardiac surgery
    Leonard Y Lee
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Center, New York 10021, USA
    Perfusion 17:33-7. 2002
    ..e., reduced infarction rates and improved vessel patency. With judicious planning, urgent coronary artery bypass can be safely performed on patients who have been treated with GP IIb/IIIa receptor inhibitors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Retrograde cerebral perfusion: report of a fatal complication from a subarachnoid venous hemorrhage during thoracoabdominal aortic surgery
    Jeffrey S Berger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:650-3. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    William J DeBois
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York Weill Cornell Center, New York 10021, USA
    Perfusion 18:47-53. 2003
    ..In this presentation, the pathology and current diagnostic tests, as well as the successful management of patients with HIT undergoing CPB at New York Presbyterian Hospital, are reviewed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal complications after mitral valve surgery
    Iosif Gulkarov
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:292-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the etiology and risk factors for GI complications after mitral valve surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary embolectomy in the treatment of submassive and massive pulmonary embolism
    Berhane Worku
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N Y, USA
    Cardiology 129:106-10. 2014
    ..We reviewed our experience with pulmonary embolectomy over the past 12 years with an emphasis on preoperative comorbidities and postoperative morbidity and mortality...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acceptability and psychometric properties of the Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire among patients undergoing heart valve surgery: validation and comparison with SF-36
    Phyllis G Supino
    The Howard Gilman Institute for Valvular Heart Diseases, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 11203, USA
    J Card Fail 15:267-77. 2009
    ..Disease-specific instruments have been used in heart failure (HF), commonly associated with valve disease, but have been neither validated nor routinely applied among patients undergoing VS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Valve repair versus replacement when aortic regurgitation is caused by aortic root aneurysms: relative advantages and disadvantages and the impact of decision on surgical indications
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Howard Gilman Institute for Valvular Heart Disease, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Adv Cardiol 41:48-56. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of thoracic malignancies invading the heart or great vessels
    Bernard J Park
    Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1024-30. 2004
    ..We reviewed our experience of 10 patients treated surgically, either primarily or as a component of multimodality therapy, to assess feasibility and results...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgical approaches when aortic regurgitation is associated with aortic root disease
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Howard Gilman Institute for Valvular Heart Diseases, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, N Y, USA
    Adv Cardiol 39:86-92. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Fifteen-year experience and outcomes of pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis
    Dimitrios Avgerinos
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York
    J Card Surg 29:434-8. 2014
    ..All patients undergoing pericardiectomy at our institution were reviewed with the goal of analyzing preoperative and intraoperative factors that may be associated with long-term outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical embolus in transit
    Berhane Worku
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Methodist Hospital, New York, New York Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:717-9. 2014
    ..All patients underwent surgical evacuation and had unremarkable postoperative courses with no episodes of arterial embolization. Surgical embolectomy should be considered early in the treatment of paradoxical embolus in transit. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Primary adrenal melanoma with inferior vena caval thrombus
    Dimitrios V Avgerinos
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:2108-10. 2012
    ..A complete resection was obtained using cardiopulmonary bypass and profound hypothermic circulatory arrest. Long-term survival with melanoma is still limited, regardless of the organ of origin...
  30. doi request reprint Repair of the congenitally bicuspid regurgitant aortic valve: a strategic advance
    Jeffrey S Borer
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:50-1. 2008