Evelio Rodriguez

Summary

Affiliation: East Carolina University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Robotic mitral valve repair for anterior leaflet and bileaflet prolapse
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:438-44; discussion 444. 2008
  2. ncbi Minimally invasive, robotic cardiac surgery
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:357-8. 2008
  3. ncbi Robotic mitral surgery at East Carolina University: a 6 year experience
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Int J Med Robot 2:211-5. 2006
  4. ncbi [Training in tele-surgery and robotic surgery: six years experience]
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Centro de Cirugía Robótica y Mínimamente Invasiva, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Arch Esp Urol 60:363-9. 2007
  5. doi Robotic "haircut" mitral valve repair: posterior leaflet-plasty
    Michael W A Chu
    East Carolina Heart Institute, Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1460-2. 2008
  6. ncbi Fifteen-year experience with minimally invasive approach for reoperations involving the mitral valve
    Joseph M Arcidi
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina University, 600 Moye Blvd, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:1062-8. 2012
  7. ncbi Robotic mitral valve repairs in 300 patients: a single-center experience
    W Randolph Chitwood
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:436-41. 2008
  8. doi Minimally invasive video-assisted mitral valve surgery: a 12-year, 2-center experience in 1178 patients
    Paul Modi
    East Carolina Heart Institute, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1481-7. 2009
  9. doi Robotic cardiac surgery
    Eric J Lehr
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 24:77-85. 2011
  10. doi Early constrictive epicarditis after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Curtis A Anderson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:642-3. 2009

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi Robotic mitral valve repair for anterior leaflet and bileaflet prolapse
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:438-44; discussion 444. 2008
    ..Centers have expanded indications for robotic mitral valve repairs to include complex pathologic features. We studied our results after robotic mitral valve repair for anterior leaflet or bileaflet prolapse...
  2. ncbi Minimally invasive, robotic cardiac surgery
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:357-8. 2008
  3. ncbi Robotic mitral surgery at East Carolina University: a 6 year experience
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Int J Med Robot 2:211-5. 2006
    ..We perform the first robotic MV repair in the United States in the year 2000. This article reviews our 6 year experience and current technique of robotic MV repair as well as future trends in the field...
  4. ncbi [Training in tele-surgery and robotic surgery: six years experience]
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Centro de Cirugía Robótica y Mínimamente Invasiva, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Arch Esp Urol 60:363-9. 2007
    ..Nonetheless, its use continues to grow in all surgical fields. Our center has been a pioneer in the use and training of robotic surgical techniques. In this manuscript, we describe the organization and experience of our training program...
  5. doi Robotic "haircut" mitral valve repair: posterior leaflet-plasty
    Michael W A Chu
    East Carolina Heart Institute, Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1460-2. 2008
    ..This reconstructive technique can be applied in traditional mitral valve repairs but is suited particularly to the robotic approach, in which enhanced visualization and dexterity make the "haircut" repair easy to perform...
  6. ncbi Fifteen-year experience with minimally invasive approach for reoperations involving the mitral valve
    Joseph M Arcidi
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina University, 600 Moye Blvd, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:1062-8. 2012
    ..We previously reported our early experience with minimally invasive right thoracotomy and peripheral cannulation as an alternative strategy, and we recently reviewed our cumulative 15-year hospital outcomes with this approach...
  7. ncbi Robotic mitral valve repairs in 300 patients: a single-center experience
    W Randolph Chitwood
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:436-41. 2008
    ..Robotic mitral valve repair provides the least-invasive surgical approach. We report the largest single-center robotic mitral valve repair experience...
  8. doi Minimally invasive video-assisted mitral valve surgery: a 12-year, 2-center experience in 1178 patients
    Paul Modi
    East Carolina Heart Institute, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1481-7. 2009
    ..To review a 2-institution experience with minimally invasive mitral valve surgery over a 12-year period...
  9. doi Robotic cardiac surgery
    Eric J Lehr
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 24:77-85. 2011
    ..To outline current techniques in robotic cardiac surgery and to report the recent results...
  10. doi Early constrictive epicarditis after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Curtis A Anderson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:642-3. 2009
    ..At reoperation a dense inflammatory process was encountered on the epicardial surface of the heart with minimal pericardial thickening. Crosshatching of the epicardial scar tissue produced an immediate and durable clinical response...
  11. doi 540 consecutive robotic mitral valve repairs including concomitant atrial fibrillation cryoablation
    L Wiley Nifong
    East Carolina Heart Institute, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:38-42; discussion 43. 2012
    ..We have previously reported our initial 300 isolated RMVPs. Our current study evaluates our consecutive RMVP series, including patients undergoing concomitant atrial fibrillation (AF) cryoablation...
  12. ncbi Delayed left ventricle-to-right atrial fistula following aortic valve replacement
    Curtis A Anderson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:364-5. 2012
    ..The case is reported of a left ventricle-to-right atrial fistula following mechanical AVR for aortic insufficiency...
  13. ncbi Minimally invasive, robotic, and off-pump mitral valve surgery
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:139-47. 2006
    ..Surgery with videoscopic assistance can be effectively performed without sternotomy. Robotics systems are gaining wider adoption. Implantable devices to repair or replace the mitral valve off-pump and percutaneously are emerging...
  14. ncbi Coronary surgery in a hemophiliac with continuous factor VIII replacement
    Alan P Kypson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, 600 Moye Blvd, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 20:191-2. 2012
    ..We describe the hematologic management of a patient with hemophilia A who underwent coronary artery bypass surgery...
  15. ncbi Successful percutaneous revascularization of circumflex artery injury after minimally invasive mitral valve repair and left atrial cryo-MAZE
    Jaffar A Raza
    Division of Cardiology, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:E285-7. 2006
  16. doi Robot-assisted cardiac surgery
    Paul Modi
    East Carolina Heart Institute, East Carolina University, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:500-5. 2009
    ..In this rapidly evolving field, we review the clinical results of robotic cardiac surgery...
  17. pmc Increased propensity for cell death in diabetic human heart is mediated by mitochondrial-dependent pathways
    Ethan J Anderson
    Dept of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina Univ, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 300:H118-24. 2011
    ..In addition, they lend further support to the notion that mitochondria represent a viable target for future therapies directed at ameliorating heart failure and other comorbidities that come with diabetes...
  18. doi Blunt coronary injury presenting as massive left-sided hemothorax
    G Hart Tyson
    Department of Surgery, The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 18:71-3. 2010
    ..We describe such a case that highlights the importance of a broad differential diagnosis when treating acutely injured patients...
  19. ncbi Robotically assisted coronary surgery: what is the future?
    Curtis A Anderson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:541-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to assess the current state of robotics in coronary revascularization and to consider what advances may be forthcoming...
  20. pmc Monoamine oxidase is a major determinant of redox balance in human atrial myocardium and is associated with postoperative atrial fibrillation
    Ethan J Anderson
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000713. 2014
    ..The etiology of POAF, and the ability of clinicians to identify and therapeutically target high-risk patients, remains elusive...
  21. ncbi Robotic mitral valve repairs requiring reoperations
    Evelio Rodriguez
    From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC
    Innovations (Phila) 3:12-5. 2008
    ..Repair failures have been attributed to the challenging technology and potentially to the use of annuloplasty band anchoring U-clips. The purpose of this study was to characterize causes of robotic MV repair failure...
  22. ncbi Robotic-assisted cryosurgical treatment of atrioventricular node reentrant tachycardia
    Eric J Lehr
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Innovations (Phila) 6:126-8. 2011
    ..Robotic-assisted cryosurgical atrioventricular node ablation is an effective, minimally invasive treatment for patients with atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia...
  23. ncbi Double aortic arch in an adult undergoing coronary bypass surgery: a therapeutic dilemma?
    Alan Patrick Kypson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:920-1. 2008
    ..Typically, this is treated in infancy secondary to symptoms. We describe the treatment of an asymptomatic adult male that was diagnosed with double aortic arch during cardiac catheterization...
  24. ncbi Squamous cell carcinoma of the pericardium found during coronary bypass surgery of possible cutaneous origin
    Alan P Kypson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1735-6. 2007
    ..We report a case of squamous cell carcinoma of the pericardium diagnosed after coronary bypass surgery without any primary tumor. The only significant history is the removal of multiple "skin cancers" in the past...
  25. ncbi Cardiac procedures in patients with a body mass index exceeding 45: outcomes and long-term results
    G Hart Tyson
    Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:3-9; discussion 9. 2007
    ..We undertook this study to evaluate outcomes in this cohort...
  26. ncbi SPY Imaging Assessment Correlates With Transesophageal Echocardiogram Assessment of Ventricular Function During Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
    Curtis A Anderson
    From the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
    Innovations (Phila) 3:155-7. 2008
    ..SPY technology allows the surgeon to accurately assess graft patency intraoperatively and allows immediate correction of a technical problem...
  27. ncbi Projecting developments in robotic cardiac surgery: the next 5 years
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:183-5. 2006
  28. pmc Substrate-specific derangements in mitochondrial metabolism and redox balance in the atrium of the type 2 diabetic human heart
    Ethan J Anderson
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and East Carolina Heart Institute, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27835, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:1891-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the impact of diabetes on oxidant balance and mitochondrial metabolism of carbohydrate- and lipid-based substrates in myocardium of type 2 diabetic patients...
  29. pmc Melody valve implantation into the branch pulmonary arteries for treatment of pulmonary insufficiency in an ovine model of right ventricular outflow tract dysfunction following tetralogy of Fallot repair
    J Daniel Robb
    Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4:80-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that insertion of Melody valves into the proximal right and left branch pulmonary arteries (PAs) would reduce pulmonary regurgitation fraction (PRF) in an ovine model of pulmonary insufficiency and dilated RVOT...
  30. ncbi Complicated management of a traumatic aortoesophageal fistula in a patient with a right-sided aortic arch
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Trauma 56:691-3. 2004
  31. ncbi New ablation techniques for atrial fibrillation and the minimally invasive cryo-maze procedure in patients with lone atrial fibrillation
    Simon C M Moten
    Victorian Heart Center, Epworth Hospital and Austin Health, Victoria, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 16:S88-93. 2007
    ..AF is a curable condition, using a combination of catheter-based and surgical approaches. Newer surgical ablation devices allow minimally invasive approaches...
  32. pmc Modified inferior vena caval anastomosis to reduce tricuspid valve regurgitation after heart transplantation
    Daniel Marelli
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:30-5. 2007
    ..The modified inferior vena caval anastomosis is simple and safe. It eliminates moderate and severe tricuspid valve regurgitation without routine annuloplasty after orthotopic heart transplantation via the bicaval technique...
  33. ncbi Innovative therapies: photodynamic therapy
    Evelio Rodriguez
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1025 Walnut Street, Suite 605, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 14:557-66. 2004
    ..One attractive aspect of this adjuvant treatment is that PDT, as opposed to some of the other adjuvant treatments combined with surgery, may offer the option of effecting adequate tumor debulking with a pulmonary-sparing procedure...