Mark Stafford-Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The association of epsilon-aminocaproic acid with postoperative decrease in creatinine clearance in 1502 coronary bypass patients
    M Stafford-Smith
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Medicine Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 91:1085-90. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Heart and kidneys: sharing more than just blood
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:65-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based renal protection in cardiac surgery
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 9:65-76. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of genetic polymorphisms with risk of renal injury after coronary bypass graft surgery
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:519-30. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094 DUMC, Durham, NC27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:11-2. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of heparinase I versus protamine in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting with and without cardiopulmonary bypass
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 103:229-40. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease after cardiac surgery
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:257-77. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2153-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Alpha-adrenergic mRNA subtype expression in the human nasal turbinate
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Can J Anaesth 54:549-55. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1165-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint The association of epsilon-aminocaproic acid with postoperative decrease in creatinine clearance in 1502 coronary bypass patients
    M Stafford-Smith
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Medicine Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 91:1085-90. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Heart and kidneys: sharing more than just blood
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:65-9. 2007
    ..To describe the relationship of renal disease and metabolic syndrome with cardiovascular disease and explore the role of toxic solutes retained due to renal impairment as mediators of cardiovascular risk...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based renal protection in cardiac surgery
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 9:65-76. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of genetic polymorphisms with risk of renal injury after coronary bypass graft surgery
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:519-30. 2005
    ..Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that selected gene variants are associated with acute renal injury, reflected by a serum creatinine level increase after cardiac surgery...
  5. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094 DUMC, Durham, NC27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:11-2. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of heparinase I versus protamine in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting with and without cardiopulmonary bypass
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 103:229-40. 2005
    ..As an alternative to protamine, the authors examined heparinase I reversal of heparin after aortocoronary bypass graft surgery...
  7. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease after cardiac surgery
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:257-77. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2153-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Alpha-adrenergic mRNA subtype expression in the human nasal turbinate
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Can J Anaesth 54:549-55. 2007
    ..We, therefore, investigated alphaAR subtype expression in human nasal turbinate within epithelial, duct, gland, and vessel cells using in situ hybridization...
  10. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1165-6. 2008
  11. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1488. 2006
  12. doi request reprint Cardiac surgery and acute kidney injury: emerging concepts
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 15:498-502. 2009
    ..To review recent advances in understanding of the occurrence, pathophysiology, prophylaxis and treatment of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury (AKI)...
  13. doi request reprint Many, but not all, outcome studies support exclusion of female plasma from the blood supply
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Expert Rev Hematol 3:551-8. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The association of lowest hematocrit during cardiopulmonary bypass with acute renal injury after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:784-91; discussion 792. 2003
    ..Therefore we tested the hypothesis that lowest hematocrit during CPB is independently associated with acute renal injury after cardiac surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Renal medullary hypoxia during experimental cardiopulmonary bypass: a pilot study
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Perfusion 20:53-8. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) on renal medullary oxygenation...
  16. pmc Association of the 98T ELAM-1 polymorphism with increased bleeding after cardiac surgery
    Ian J Welsby
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 24:427-33. 2010
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that genetic polymorphisms of inflammatory mediators and cellular adhesion molecules are associated with bleeding after cardiac surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preliminary report on the interaction of apolipoprotein E polymorphism with aortic atherosclerosis and acute nephropathy after CABG
    G Burkhard Mackensen
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:520-6. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that patients with and without the epsilon4 allele (E4/non-E4) would have different associations between atheroma burden and postoperative renal dysfunction...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint The effect of aprotinin on outcome after coronary-artery bypass grafting
    Andrew D Shaw
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27516, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:784-93. 2008
    ..Aprotinin has recently been associated with adverse outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. We reviewed our experience with this agent in patients undergoing cardiac surgery at Duke University Medical Center...
  20. ncbi request reprint Genetic variants in P-selectin and C-reactive protein influence susceptibility to cognitive decline after cardiac surgery
    Joseph P Mathew
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1934-42. 2007
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Increasing healthcare resource utilization after coronary artery bypass graft surgery in the United States
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:305-12. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine patterns of discharge disposition after CABG surgery in the United States...
  22. pmc Predictors of cognitive recovery after cardiac surgery
    Monique T Fontes
    Duke University Medical Center, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, P O Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:435-42. 2013
    ..Although predictors of cognitive injury have been well examined, factors that modulate recovery have not. We sought to determine the predictors of cognitive recovery after initial injury following cardiac surgery...
  23. 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...
  24. doi 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 Impact of early renal recovery on survival after cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1098-104. 2010
    ..Although some early recovery is common, its effect on long-term outcomes is unclear. We tested the hypothesis that early renal recovery after CSA-AKI is independently associated with improved long-term survival...
  26. pmc Central nervous system serotonin and clustering of hostility, psychosocial, metabolic, and cardiovascular endophenotypes in men
    Redford B Williams
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:601-7. 2010
    ....
  27. pmc Relationship of genetic variability and depressive symptoms to adverse events after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Barbara Phillips-Bute
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:953-9. 2008
    ..To assess genetic variability in two serotonin-related gene polymorphisms (MAOA-uVNTR and 5HTTLPR) and their relationships to depression and adverse cardiac events in a sample of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of extreme hemodilution during cardiac surgery on cognitive function in the elderly
    Joseph P Mathew
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 107:577-84. 2007
    ....
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Mortality trends associated with acute renal failure requiring dialysis after CABG surgery in the United States
    Alina Nicoara
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N C 27710, USA
    Blood Purif 28:359-63. 2009
    ..We examined a large nationwide database from 1988 to 2003 and hypothesized that mortality in CABG-associated acute renal failure needing dialysis (ARF-D) had declined during this period...
  32. ncbi request reprint Preoperative statin therapy does not reduce cognitive dysfunction after cardiopulmonary bypass
    Joseph P Mathew
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:294-9. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Transcranial Doppler emboli count predicts rise in creatinine after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Gautam M Sreeram
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke Heart Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 18:548-51. 2004
    ..To examine the correlation between transcranial Doppler ultrasonography-detected emboli during coronary artery bypass graft surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass and renal dysfunction as determined by the postoperative change in creatinine...
  34. ncbi request reprint Preliminary report on the use of high-fidelity simulation in the training of study coordinators conducting a clinical research protocol
    Jeffrey M Taekman
    Department of Anesthesia, Box 3094, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:521-7, table of contents. 2004
    ..Simulation exercises should be considered when training study coordinators for clinical research trials...
  35. doi request reprint Trends in cardiac surgery-associated acute renal failure in the United States: a disproportionate increase after heart transplantation
    Susan M Martinelli
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ren Fail 31:633-40. 2009
    ..The disproportionate increase in ARF burden after heart transplantation is a concern due to its strong association with chronic kidney disease and mortality...
  36. ncbi request reprint Postcardiac surgery complications: association of acute renal dysfunction and atrial fibrillation
    Maher J Albahrani
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:637-43, table of contents. 2003
    ..This interaction suggests that a common etiology for these two complications may be more important in younger patients...
  37. doi request reprint Utility of concomitant tricuspid valve procedures for patients undergoing implantation of a continuous-flow left ventricular device
    Valentino Piacentino
    Division of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1217-21. 2012
    ..The objective of this report is to examine early clinical benefits of concomitant tricuspid surgery for these patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Serotonin-related gene polymorphisms and central nervous system serotonin function
    Redford B Williams
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3926, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:533-41. 2003
    ....
  39. pmc Pulse pressure and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Nikolay M Nikolov
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:335-40. 2010
    ..We therefore assessed long-term survival in patients with increased PP at the time of presentation for CABG surgery...
  40. doi request reprint A prospective, double-blind, randomized clinical feasibility trial of controlling the storage age of red blood cells for transfusion in cardiac surgical patients
    Elliott Bennett-Guerrero
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Transfusion 49:1375-83. 2009
    ..We studied the feasibility of two different schemes for categorizing and randomizing age of RBC units transfused in cardiac surgical patients...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Serum creatinine patterns in coronary bypass surgery patients with and without postoperative cognitive dysfunction
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:1-8, table of contents. 2002
    ..29; P = 0.46) was not significant. These data indicate that postcardiac surgery cognitive dysfunction, unlike stroke, is not associated with major increases in postoperative renal dysfunction...
  43. ncbi request reprint Renal artery stenosis is not associated with the development of acute renal failure following coronary artery bypass grafting
    Peter J Conlon
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ren Fail 27:81-6. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that renal artery stenosis (RAS), causing occult renal ischemia, may be an important factor contributing to development of ARF after CABG surgery...
  44. doi request reprint Intraoperative magnesium administration does not improve neurocognitive function after cardiac surgery
    Joseph P Mathew
    From the Departments of Anesthesiology J P M, W D W, M V P, M B, M S S, M F N, Neurology D T L, Psychiatry J A B, and Surgery C A M, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC and Department of Anesthesiology, Sentara Cardiovascular Research Institute, Norfolk, VA D B S
    Stroke 44:3407-13. 2013
    ..We therefore hypothesized that intraoperative magnesium administration would decrease postoperative cognitive impairment...
  45. doi request reprint Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury: putting together the pieces of the puzzle
    Andrew Shaw
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Nephron Physiol 109:p55-60. 2008
    ..In this paper, we discuss those aspects of AKI that are particular to cardiac surgery-associated AKI (CSA-AKI), with emphasis on recent advances in the field...
  46. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of single-dose, multilevel paravertebral nerve blockade for analgesia after thoracoscopic procedures
    Steven E Hill
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 104:1047-53. 2006
    ..The purpose of this trial was to compare the efficacy of analgesia from preoperative bupivacaine paravertebral nerve blockade with that from placebo injections...
  47. ncbi request reprint Trends in acute renal failure associated with coronary artery bypass graft surgery in the United States
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2286-91. 2007
    ..Based on similar observations in other clinical settings, we tested the hypothesis that the diagnosis of acute renal failure associated with coronary artery bypass graft surgery is increasing in the United States...
  48. doi request reprint A clinical prediction tool to estimate the number of units of red blood cells needed in primary elective coronary artery bypass surgery
    Ian Welsby
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Transfusion 50:2337-43. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that a clinical prediction tool could be developed to estimate the number of units of RBCs needed for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery...
  49. pmc Emerging concepts in acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery
    Christopher Hudson
    Department of Anesthesiology Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 12:320-30. 2008
    ..In this review, the focus will be on advances in risk stratification, evolving definitions and improving early diagnosis of AKI, identification of effective individualized therapies, and future directions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic changes after protamine administration: association with mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Ian J Welsby
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Anesthesiology 102:308-14. 2005
    ..Therefore, the authors tested the hypothesis that hemodynamic "protamine reactions" (systemic hypotension and pulmonary hypertension) are associated with mortality after cardiac surgery...
  51. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve surgery and acute renal injury: port access versus median sternotomy
    Brian J McCreath
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:812-9. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Activated clotting time systems vary in precision and bias and are not interchangeable when following heparin management protocols during cardiopulmonary bypass
    Ian J Welsby
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Monit Comput 17:287-92. 2002
    ..A secondary objective was to evaluate the potential impact of any change in ACT measurement on heparin requirements during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)...
  53. ncbi request reprint The association between duration of storage of transfused red blood cells and morbidity and mortality after reoperative cardiac surgery
    Sukhjeewan Basran
    Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:15-20, table of contents. 2006
    ..The duration of storage of RBCs is associated with adverse outcome after repeat sternotomy for cardiac surgery. The clinical significance of this finding should be investigated in a large, randomized, blinded clinical trial...
  54. ncbi request reprint Symmetry aortic connector devices and acute renal injury: a comparison of renal dysfunction after three different aortocoronary bypass surgery techniques
    Stephanie S F Fischer
    Cardiothoracic Division, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:25-31. 2006
    ..We could not find evidence that OPCAB surgery using ACDs reduces acute renal injury compared with standard OPCAB or CABG surgery...
  55. ncbi request reprint ABO blood group and bleeding after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Ian J Welsby
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 18:781-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, although we identified clinical and procedural factors that were independently associated with bleeding, blood group was not one of these factors...
  56. ncbi request reprint The genetic determinants of renal impairment following cardiac surgery
    Robert B Yates
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 10:314-26. 2006
    ..Emphasizing the importance of using genetics to elucidate molecular mechanisms of this disease, this article reviews the current literature on genetic polymorphisms and post cardiac surgery-related renal dysfunction...
  57. ncbi request reprint Association of leukocyte-depleted blood transfusions with infectious complications after cardiac surgery
    Ajeet D Sharma
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 3:127-33. 2002
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Multinational institutional survey on patterns of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography use in adult cardiac surgery
    Heather A Dobbs
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 28:54-63. 2014
    ..To assess institutional patterns of perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) usage...
  59. doi request reprint Minithoracotomy versus sternotomy for mitral surgery in patients with chronic renal impairment: a propensity-matched study
    Paul Tang
    From the Department of Surgery, and Department of Anesthesia, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC USA
    Innovations (Phila) 8:325-31. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined propensity-matched patients with chronic renal impairment to compare outcomes...
  60. ncbi request reprint The use of high-fidelity human patient simulation as an evaluative tool in the development of clinical research protocols and procedures
    Melanie C Wright
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:646-59. 2005
    ..Human patient simulation can provide a context for informal expert evaluation of clinical protocol design and for formal "rehearsal" to evaluate the efficacy of procedures and support tools...
  61. doi request reprint Clinical impact of concomitant tricuspid valve procedures during left ventricular assist device implantation
    Valentino Piacentino
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1414-8; discussion 1418-9. 2011
    ..Preoperative TR is associated with negative outcomes but the clinical benefit of concomitant tricuspid valve procedures has not been extensively studied...
  62. ncbi request reprint Changing systems for measuring activated clotting times: impact on the clinical practice of heparin anticoagulation during cardiac surgery
    Mathew Patteril
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 356:218-24. 2005
    ..This study determines the effect of upgrading our ACT system on our clinical practice with regards to the conduct and safety of heparin anticoagulation during cardiopulmonary bypass...
  63. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular rupture during off-pump coronary bypass surgery
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 17:87-9. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint Suitability of the lumbar test dose for the thoracic epidural space
    H Mayumi Homi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:700-3. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint An unexpected intraoperative finding
    George N Djaiani
    Departments of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Surgery, and Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 16:382-3. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Monitoring direct thrombin inhibitors: time for standardization
    Ian J Welsby
    Anesthesiology 101:1048-9. 2004
  67. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease and intensive care unit prognosis: are current tools good enough?
    Mark Stafford-Smith
    Crit Care Med 36:2939-40. 2008
  68. pmc Longitudinal change in the BODE index predicts mortality in severe emphysema
    Fernando J Martinez
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0360, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:491-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that decrease in a modified BODE (mBODE) would predict survival in National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint Perioperative blood transfusion and blood conservation in cardiac surgery: the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists clinical practice guideline
    Victor A Ferraris
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S27-86. 2007
    ..Blood must be viewed as a scarce resource that carries risks and benefits. A careful review of available evidence can provide guidelines to allocate this valuable resource and improve patient outcomes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Lower endotoxin immunity predicts increased cognitive dysfunction in elderly patients after cardiac surgery
    Joseph P Mathew
    Department of Anesthesiology
    Stroke 34:508-13. 2003
    ..We therefore sought to determine the association of decreased EndoCAb and the incidence of postoperative cognitive decline...
  71. doi request reprint Continuous oxygen use in nonhypoxemic emphysema patients identifies a high-risk subset of patients: retrospective analysis of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial
    Michael B Drummond
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Chest 134:497-506. 2008
    ..Little is known regarding the clinical characteristics and survival of nonhypoxemic emphysema patients using continuous oxygen. Analysis of data from the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) offers insight into this population...
  72. ncbi request reprint Protamine contributes to myocardial ischemia
    Ian J Welsby
    Anesthesiology 103:669; author reply 669-70. 2005