G Chad Hughes

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of acute type B aortic dissection
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S202-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effects of institutional volumes on operative outcomes for aortic root replacement in North America
    G Chad Hughes
    Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database, Durham, NC, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:166-70. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Endovascular approaches to complex thoracic aortic disease
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 12:298-319. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Use of custom Dacron branch grafts for "hybrid" aortic debranching during endovascular repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:21-8, 28.e1-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint "Real world" thoracic endografting: results with the Gore TAG device 2 years after U.S. FDA approval
    G Chad Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1530-7; discussion 1537-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Reimplantation technique (David operation) for multiple sinus of valsalva aneurysms
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:e14-6. 2006
  7. doi request reprint "Hybrid" repair of aneurysms of the transverse aortic arch: midterm results
    G Chad Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1882-7; discussion 1887-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Hybrid thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: concomitant visceral revascularization and endovascular aneurysm exclusion
    G Chad Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:355-62. 2009
  9. pmc Endovascular repair of descending thoracic aneurysms: results with "on-label" application in the post Food and Drug Administration approval era
    G Chad Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:83-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk-adjusted survival after tissue versus mechanical aortic valve replacement: a 23-year assessment
    Jeffrey G Gaca
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:810-6. 2013

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of acute type B aortic dissection
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S202-7. 2013
    ..This review discusses the management of acute type B aortic dissection and long-term treatment considerations...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of institutional volumes on operative outcomes for aortic root replacement in North America
    G Chad Hughes
    Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database, Durham, NC, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:166-70. 2013
    ..The present study sought to evaluate the relationship between the volume of aortic root replacement procedures and the operative results for centers in North America...
  3. doi request reprint Endovascular approaches to complex thoracic aortic disease
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 12:298-319. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Use of custom Dacron branch grafts for "hybrid" aortic debranching during endovascular repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:21-8, 28.e1-6. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint "Real world" thoracic endografting: results with the Gore TAG device 2 years after U.S. FDA approval
    G Chad Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1530-7; discussion 1537-8. 2008
    ..We present our experience with the TAG device for the 2 years post-approval to better characterize "real world" use and results outside the clinical trial setting...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reimplantation technique (David operation) for multiple sinus of valsalva aneurysms
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:e14-6. 2006
    ..We report here the successful treatment of multiple sinus of Valsalva aneurysms using a David reimplantation valve-sparing root replacement...
  7. doi request reprint "Hybrid" repair of aneurysms of the transverse aortic arch: midterm results
    G Chad Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1882-7; discussion 1887-8. 2009
    ..We present our results with a combined open/endovascular approach ("hybrid repair") in such patients...
  8. doi request reprint Hybrid thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: concomitant visceral revascularization and endovascular aneurysm exclusion
    G Chad Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:355-62. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Endovascular repair of descending thoracic aneurysms: results with "on-label" application in the post Food and Drug Administration approval era
    G Chad Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:83-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine our experience with TEVAR for aneurysms limited to the descending thoracic aorta...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk-adjusted survival after tissue versus mechanical aortic valve replacement: a 23-year assessment
    Jeffrey G Gaca
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:810-6. 2013
    ..The study aim was to test the hypothesis that AVR with tissue valves is associated with a lower risk-adjusted survival, as compared to mechanical valves...
  11. doi request reprint Intrathoracic subclavian artery aneurysm repair in the thoracic endovascular aortic repair era
    Nicholas D Andersen
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:915-25. 2013
    ..The advent of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) methods may complement or replace conventional open SAA repair. Herein, we describe our experience with SAA repair in the TEVAR era...
  12. doi request reprint Risk factors for 1-year mortality after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Asad A Shah
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:1242-7. 2013
    ..In an effort to identify patients most likely to benefit from intervention, the present study sought to determine the risk factors for 1-year mortality after thoracic endovascular aortic repair...
  13. pmc Results with an algorithmic approach to hybrid repair of the aortic arch
    Nicholas D Andersen
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:655-67; discussion 666-7. 2013
    ..We present our results with an algorithmic approach to hybrid arch repair, based on the extent of aortic disease and patient comorbidities...
  14. doi request reprint Staged total abdominal debranching and thoracic endovascular aortic repair for thoracoabdominal aneurysm
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:621-9. 2012
    ..This report details the evolution of our technique and results with complete visceral debranching and endovascular aneurysm exclusion for TAAA repair in high-risk patients...
  15. pmc Retrograde ascending aortic dissection as an early complication of thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Judson B Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1255-62. 2012
    ..This study examines the incidence, etiology, and outcome of this event...
  16. pmc Cardiac catheterization within 1 to 3 days of proximal aortic surgery is not associated with increased postoperative acute kidney injury
    Nicholas D Andersen
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:1404-10. 2012
    ..The relationship between catheterization timing and acute kidney injury after proximal aortic surgery remains unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of electrocerebral inactivity with deep hypothermia
    Michael L James
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Brain Injury Translational Research Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1002-7. 2014
    ..We sought to determine predictors of ECI to help guide cooling protocols when EEG monitoring is unavailable...
  18. doi request reprint Results with selective preoperative lumbar drain placement for thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Jennifer M Hanna
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1968-74; discussion 1974-5. 2013
    ..Here, we report our experience with selective preoperative lumbar drain placement with TEVAR...
  19. pmc Results with a selective revascularization strategy for left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Teng C Lee
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:97-102; discussion 102-3. 2011
    ..We report our results with a selective LSCA revascularization strategy during thoracic endovascular aortic repair...
  20. ncbi request reprint Regional cardiac sympathetic innervation early and late after transmyocardial laser revascularization
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Card Surg 19:21-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate regional myocardial sympathetic innervation both early (3 days) and late (6 months) after TMR...
  21. pmc Predictors of massive transfusion with thoracic aortic procedures involving deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
    Judson B Williams
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:1283-8. 2011
    ..We analyzed independent predictors of massive transfusion in thoracic aortic surgical patients undergoing deep hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  22. doi request reprint Utility of remote wireless pressure sensing for endovascular leak detection after endovascular thoracic aneurysm repair
    Cyrus J Parsa
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:446-52. 2010
    ..We present our experience with the EndoSure wireless pressure measurement system (CardioMEMS, Atlanta, GA) for monitoring aneurysm sac pulse pressure (ASP) after TEVAR...
  23. pmc Midterm results with thoracic endovascular aortic repair for chronic type B aortic dissection with associated aneurysm
    Cyrus J Parsa
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:322-7. 2011
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative systolic blood pressure variability predicts 30-day mortality in aortocoronary bypass surgery patients
    Solomon Aronson
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA parallel
    Anesthesiology 113:305-12. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that intraoperative systolic blood pressure variability outside a targeted blood pressure range predicts 30-day mortality in patients undergoing cardiac surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Outcomes for endocarditis surgery in North America: a simplified risk scoring system
    Jeffrey G Gaca
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:98-106.e1-2. 2011
    ..The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database was examined to develop a simple risk scoring system and identify areas for quality improvement...
  26. pmc Contemporary results for proximal aortic replacement in North America
    Judson B Williams
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1156-62. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize operative outcomes for ascending aorta and arch replacement on a national scale and to develop risk models for mortality and major morbidity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic angiogenesis in chronically ischemic porcine myocardium: comparative effects of bFGF and VEGF
    G Chad Hughes
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Divisions of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:812-8. 2004
    ..This study expands on prior work by comparing the long-term proangiogenic effects of direct intramyocardial (IM) injection of bFGF, as well as IM and intravenous (IV) VEGF in a porcine model of chronic hibernating myocardium...
  28. pmc Cognitive function after major noncardiac surgery, apolipoprotein E4 genotype, and biomarkers of brain injury
    David L McDonagh
    Department of Anesthesiology and Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 112:852-9. 2010
    ..Identified risk factors are largely limited to demographic characteristics. We hypothesized that POCD was associated with apolipoprotein E4 (APOE4) genotype and plasma biomarkers of brain injury and inflammation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of acute type a dissection repair before and after implementation of a multidisciplinary thoracic aortic surgery program
    Nicholas D Andersen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1796-803. 2014
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Frailty and risk in proximal aortic surgery
    Asvin M Ganapathi
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:186-191.e1. 2014
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate the role of frailty in predicting postoperative morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing proximal aortic replacement surgery...
  31. doi request reprint Midterm results for endovascular repair of complicated acute and chronic type B aortic dissection
    Cyrus J Parsa
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:97-102; discussion 102-4. 2010
    ....
  32. pmc Intraoperative use of low-dose recombinant activated factor VII during thoracic aortic operations
    Nicholas D Andersen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1921-8; discussion 1928-9. 2012
    ..Here we report the novel use of intraoperative low-dose rFVIIa in thoracic aortic operations, a strategy intended to improve safety by minimizing rFVIIa exposure...
  33. ncbi request reprint Five-year results for endovascular repair of acute complicated type B aortic dissection
    Jennifer M Hanna
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Vasc Surg 59:96-106. 2014
    ..As such, the objective of the present study is to report long-term outcomes of TEVAR for acute (≤ 2 weeks from symptom onset) complicated type B dissection...
  34. doi request reprint Results of thoracic endovascular aortic repair 6 years after United States Food and Drug Administration approval
    Asad A Shah
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1394-9. 2012
    ..However, longer-term follow-up data remain lacking. The objective of this study is to report 6-year outcomes of TEVAR in clinical practice...
  35. ncbi request reprint Novel approach to the treatment of distal malperfusion secondary to ascending aortic dissection
    Cyrus J Parsa
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Card Surg 25:220-2. 2010
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Pannus-related prosthetic valve dysfunction and life-threatening aortic regurgitation
    Philip S Mullenix
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 17:666-9. 2008
    ..A bioprosthetic valve was installed and the patient recovered uneventfully. The diagnosis and surgical management of this problem are discussed...
  37. doi request reprint Pan-aortic hybrid treatment of mega-aorta syndrome
    Asad A Shah
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1398-401. 2011
    ..This case demonstrates a novel "pan-aortic" hybrid approach for repair of extensive thoracic aortic disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint Radiation-associated valvular heart disease
    Daniel S Ong
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:883-92. 2013
    ..A renewed appreciation of the cardiac valvular effects of therapeutic ionizing radiation for mediastinal malignancies is important, and the treatment of such patients may be assisted by the development of novel, less-invasive approaches...
  39. pmc Metabolic profiles predict adverse events after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Asad A Shah
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:873-8. 2012
    ..Novel molecular technologies can identify biomarkers to improve risk stratification. We examined whether metabolic profiles can predict adverse events in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting...
  40. doi request reprint Richard E. Clark Award. Aortic dissection as a complication of cardiac surgery: report from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons database
    Matthew L Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1812-6; discussion 1816-7. 2010
    ..We then developed a model to identify preoperative characteristics and intraoperative factors associated with the complication...
  41. ncbi request reprint Insurance status is associated with acuity of presentation and outcomes for thoracic aortic operations
    Nicholas D Andersen
    From the Departments of Surgery N D A, J B W, P K S, J E S, G C H and Medicine J M B, and the Duke Clinical Research Institute J M B, Y Z, J B W, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC and Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY M L W
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:398-406. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that uninsured patients were more likely to require nonelective thoracic aortic operation due to decreased access to preventative care and elective surgical services...
  42. doi request reprint Cardiac conduction system disease after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Benjamin A Steinberg
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, DukeUniversity Hospital, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am Heart J 164:664-71. 2012
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Two-stage total cardioaortic replacement for end-stage heart and aortic disease in Marfan syndrome: case report and review of the literature
    Keshava Rajagopal
    Department of Surgery Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:958-63. 2009
    ....
  44. pmc Results of proximal arch replacement using deep hypothermia for circulatory arrest: is moderate hypothermia really justifiable?
    Brian Lima
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am Surg 77:1438-44. 2011
    ..Centers using lesser degrees of hypothermia for arch surgery, the safety of which remains unproven, should ensure comparable results...
  45. pmc Individualized thoracic aortic replacement for the aortopathy of biscuspid aortic valve disease
    Brian Lima
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 20:387-95. 2011
    ..The study aim was to report contemporary surgical outcomes for proximal aortic replacement in BAV disease, and to examine the relationships between valve morphology, valve pathophysiology, and pathology of the thoracic aorta...
  46. doi request reprint Utility of a simple algorithm to grade diastolic dysfunction and predict outcome after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1844-50. 2011
    ....
  47. doi request reprint The relationship of plasma transfusion from female and male donors with outcome after cardiac surgery
    Ian J Welsby
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1353-60. 2010
    ..We examined whether plasma donor gender is related to postcardiac surgery pulmonary dysfunction and death or prolonged hospitalization...
  48. ncbi request reprint Analysis of geographic variations in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with aortic stenosis in North Carolina
    John P Vavalle
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1874-8. 2014
    ..This suggests geographic treatment disparities as a result of access to surgical care that must be considered as new therapies for AS, such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement, are deployed...
  49. doi request reprint Aortic subannular left ventricular aneurysm: a rare and surgically correctable cause of angina
    Todd L Kiefer
    Department of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:313-5. 2014
    ..We report a case, including noninvasive and intraoperative imaging, of this entity in a young woman presenting with angina. The patient underwent successful surgical repair and is now asymptomatic...
  50. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: an update
    Sharif A Halim
    Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 15:367. 2013
    ..In this review, we provide an update of this technology and discuss patient selection, procedural planning, complications, and look toward the future of transcatheter heart valves in the treatment of aortic stenosis...
  51. doi request reprint Thoracic endografting in a patient with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia presenting with a descending thoracic aneurysm
    Nicholas D Andersen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:468-70. 2010
    ..Aortic aneurysms associated with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia are extremely rare, and to our knowledge, this is the first report of thoracic endografting in this patient population...
  52. ncbi request reprint Endovascular thoracic aortic aneurysm repair with concomitant myocardial and carotid revascularization
    Keshava Rajagopal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:e1-3. 2007
    ....
  53. pmc Mycotic aneurysm of the thoracoabdominal aorta in a child with end-stage renal disease
    Nicholas D Andersen
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1161-3. 2011
    ..This is the first known instance of mycotic aortic aneurysm formation as a consequence of SPB and the first report of TAAA repair in preparation for kidney transplantation in a child...
  54. doi request reprint Comparison of attachment site endoleak rates in Dacron versus native aorta landing zones after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Asvin M Ganapathi
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Vasc Surg 59:921-9. 2014
    ..However, no study has rigorously examined endoleak rates in Dacron landing zones vs native aorta...
  55. doi request reprint Glycosylated hemoglobin levels and outcome in non-diabetic cardiac surgery patients
    Christopher C C Hudson
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Can J Anaesth 57:565-72. 2010
    ..Therefore, in a cohort of non-diabetic patients, we tested the hypothesis that preoperative HbA1c is associated with early mortality risk after cardiac surgery...
  56. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring during endovascular stent graft repair of the descending thoracic aorta
    Aatif M Husain
    Department of Medicine Neurology, Duke University Medical Center and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 24:328-35. 2007
    ..This paper reviews the data available regarding NIOM in EVSG repair of the descending thoracic aorta...
  57. pmc Total aortic replacement in Loeys-Dietz syndrome
    Judson B Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Card Surg 26:304-8. 2011
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Short-term and intermediate-term outcomes of aortic root replacement with St. Jude mechanical conduits and aortic allografts
    Brian Lima
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:579-85; discussion 585. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a detailed description of outcomes in a large series of aortic root replacements performed with either St. Jude mechanical conduits or aortic allografts...
  59. doi request reprint A previously unreported complication of apicoaortic conduit for severe aortic stenosis
    Cyrus J Parsa
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:927-8. 2009
    ..Given increasing use of the apicoaortic conduit procedure, surgeons considering this approach should be familiar with this potential complication...
  60. pmc Randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled study of neuroprotection with lidocaine in cardiac surgery
    Joseph P Mathew
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Stroke 40:880-7. 2009
    ..Based on experimental and clinical evidence, this study assessed the potential of intravenously administered lidocaine to reduce postoperative cognitive dysfunction after cardiac surgery using cardiopulmonary bypass...
  61. ncbi request reprint Two-stage total aortic replacement for Loeys-Dietz syndrome
    Matthew L Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Card Surg 25:223-4. 2010
    ..We report the case of a young man with LDS successfully treated for aortic root, arch, and thoracoabdominal pathology...
  62. ncbi request reprint A comparison of mechanical and laser transmyocardial revascularization for induction of angiogenesis and arteriogenesis in chronically ischemic myocardium
    G Chad Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1220-8. 2002
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Translational physiology: porcine models of human coronary artery disease: implications for preclinical trials of therapeutic angiogenesis
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center Section of Cardiology, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 94:1689-701. 2003
    ....
  64. pmc Relationship of the time interval between cardiac catheterization and elective coronary artery bypass surgery with postprocedural acute kidney injury
    Rajendra H Mehta
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circulation 124:S149-55. 2011
    ..However, these studies, because of the small number of patients, were unable to adequately account for patient case-mix and included both those undergoing elective surgery and those undergoing urgent surgery...
  65. ncbi request reprint Does negative pressure wound therapy have a role in preventing poststernotomy wound complications?
    Broadus Zane Atkins
    Department of Surgery, Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Surg Innov 16:140-6. 2009
    ..The authors evaluated NPWT as a form of "well wound" therapy in patients at substantial risk for SWI based on existing risk stratification models...
  66. ncbi request reprint Angiogenic therapy for coronary artery and peripheral arterial disease
    G Chad Hughes
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 3:521-35. 2005
    ..The following review discusses each of these treatment strategies in detail including both preclinical and clinical data for their use in peripheral arterial and coronary artery disease...
  67. ncbi request reprint Intramyocardial and intracoronary basic fibroblast growth factor in porcine hibernating myocardium: a comparative study
    Shankha S Biswas
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:34-43. 2004
    ..We determined the effects of intramyocardial and intracoronary basic fibroblast growth factor 2 on myocardial blood flow and function in a porcine model of hibernating myocardium...
  68. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease
    Todd L Kiefer
    Duke Medical Center, Box 3102, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 13:489-505. 2011
    ..5 cm) of the aorta is present, is the preferred management strategy. In a few patients, surgery on the aortic alone may be indicated if the maximal diameter exceeds 5.0 cm...