Victor A Ferraris

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes and transfusion of minimal amounts of blood in the operating room
    Victor A Ferraris
    Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, A301 Kentucky Clinic, 740 S Limestone St, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Arch Surg 147:49-55. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The relationship between intraoperative blood transfusion and postoperative systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Victor A Ferraris
    Department of Surgery, Lexington VA Medical Center, Lexington, KY, USA
    Am J Surg 205:457-65. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Thoracic surgery in the real world: does surgical specialty affect outcomes in patients having general thoracic operations?
    Victor A Ferraris
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1041-7; discussion 1047-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of antiplatelet drugs on trauma outcomes
    Victor A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Universityof Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:492-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The women of Salerno: contribution to the origins of surgery from medieval Italy
    Z A Ferraris
    Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Huntington, West Virginia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 64:1855-7. 1997
  6. doi request reprint Intraoperative transfusion of small amounts of blood heralds worse postoperative outcome in patients having noncardiac thoracic operations
    Victor A Ferraris
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1674-80; discussion 1680. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The relationship between mortality and preexisting cardiac disease in 5,971 trauma patients
    Victor A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    J Trauma 69:645-52. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The Society of Thoracic Surgeons practice guideline series: aspirin and other antiplatelet agents during operative coronary revascularization (executive summary)
    Victor A Ferraris
    University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1454-61. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for early hospital readmission after cardiac operations
    V A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536 0084, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 122:278-86. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term angiographic results of coronary endarterectomy
    V A Ferraris
    Department of Cardiovascular Services, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia 25701, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:1737-43. 2000

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes and transfusion of minimal amounts of blood in the operating room
    Victor A Ferraris
    Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, A301 Kentucky Clinic, 740 S Limestone St, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Arch Surg 147:49-55. 2012
    ..To examine outcomes in patients who receive small amounts of intraoperative blood transfusion...
  2. doi request reprint The relationship between intraoperative blood transfusion and postoperative systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Victor A Ferraris
    Department of Surgery, Lexington VA Medical Center, Lexington, KY, USA
    Am J Surg 205:457-65. 2013
    ..Previous observations suggest that intraoperative blood transfusion (IBT) is a risk factor for adverse postoperative outcomes. IBT alters immune function and may predispose to systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)...
  3. doi request reprint Thoracic surgery in the real world: does surgical specialty affect outcomes in patients having general thoracic operations?
    Victor A Ferraris
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1041-7; discussion 1047-8. 2012
    ..Most general thoracic operations in the United States are performed by general surgeons. Results obtained by those identified as general surgeons are often compared with those identified as thoracic surgeons...
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of antiplatelet drugs on trauma outcomes
    Victor A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Universityof Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:492-7. 2012
    ..Antiplatelet drugs (APDs) are among the most commonly prescribed medications.We wondered whether patients with trauma receiving preinjury APD have worse outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint The women of Salerno: contribution to the origins of surgery from medieval Italy
    Z A Ferraris
    Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Huntington, West Virginia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 64:1855-7. 1997
    ..The advances first recorded, taught, and implemented by the women of Salerno are an interesting and important part of our surgical heritage...
  6. doi request reprint Intraoperative transfusion of small amounts of blood heralds worse postoperative outcome in patients having noncardiac thoracic operations
    Victor A Ferraris
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1674-80; discussion 1680. 2011
    ..We examined whether this association carries over to patients who receive only 1 to 2 units of packed red blood cells (PRBCs) during their operation...
  7. doi request reprint The relationship between mortality and preexisting cardiac disease in 5,971 trauma patients
    Victor A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    J Trauma 69:645-52. 2010
    ..We wondered about the types of injury seen and about the cardiac risks factors that predispose to worse outcomes in these patients. Our hypothesis is that significant cardiac comorbidity is associated with adverse trauma outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Society of Thoracic Surgeons practice guideline series: aspirin and other antiplatelet agents during operative coronary revascularization (executive summary)
    Victor A Ferraris
    University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1454-61. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for early hospital readmission after cardiac operations
    V A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536 0084, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 122:278-86. 2001
    ..Early hospital readmissions after cardiac procedures are both costly and harmful to patients. We investigated the factors that predispose to readmission to develop strategies to minimize this problem...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term angiographic results of coronary endarterectomy
    V A Ferraris
    Department of Cardiovascular Services, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia 25701, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:1737-43. 2000
    ..To evaluate the long-term patency of endarterectomized coronary vessels, we studied patients having recatheterization after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of minimally invasive cardiac operations
    V A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Chandler Medical Center, 800 Rose Street, Suite C 208, Lexington, KY 40536 0084, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 4:S30-4. 2001
    ..The scarcity of data to support claims for long-term cost-effectiveness prompted our interest in pursuing this research...
  12. doi request reprint Intraoperative blood transfusion of one or two units of packed red blood cells is associated with a fivefold risk of stroke in patients undergoing elective carotid endarterectomy
    Chen Rubinstein
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536 0293, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:53S-7S. 2013
    ..We used propensity matching to examine the relationship between intraoperative PRBC transfusion and stroke during carotid endarterectomy (CEA)...
  13. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of lung cancer in octogenarians
    Sibu P Saha
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA
    South Med J 106:356-61. 2013
    ..We examined lobectomies and 30-day outcomes in this group compared with younger patients to gain insight into the optimal treatment for this challenging group...
  14. pmc Aspirin and postoperative bleeding after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Victor A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington 40536 0084, USA
    Ann Surg 235:820-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the relationship between aspirin ingestion and postoperative bleeding complications, and to test the hypothesis that there is a subset of patients who are aspirin hyperresponders with a proclivity toward platelet dysfunction...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific practice guidelines for coronary artery bypass surgery: perioperative management
    Fred H Edwards
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:2189-94. 2005
    ..As with all practice guidelines, our goal is to gather the most important information, analyze the information in a logical and unbiased fashion, and make recommendations based solely on the available evidence...
  16. doi request reprint Mediastinoscopy: trends and practice patterns in the United States
    Krishna S Vyas
    From the College of Medicine, and the Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington
    South Med J 106:539-44. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess contemporary practices in the staging of lung cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multivariable predictors of postoperative cardiac adverse events after general and vascular surgery: results from the patient safety in surgery study
    Daniel L Davenport
    Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1199-210. 2007
    ..We used the Patient Safety in Surgery Study database to develop and test a model to predict patient risk for CAEs after general and vascular surgical operations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interventions to improve guideline compliance following coronary artery bypass grafting
    Felix K Yam
    Department of Pharmacy Services, Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Surgery 140:541-7; discussion 547-52. 2006
    ..We undertook this study to document our rate of compliance with evidence-based guidelines and to correct deficiencies in our discharge practices...
  19. pmc The dangers of gathering data: surgeon-specific outcomes revisited
    Victor A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky Department of Surgery, Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington, Lexington, Kentucky
    Int J Angiol 20:223-8. 2011
    ..Subtle unmeasured factors undoubtedly influence how cardiac surgery patients are matched with surgeons. Problems may arise when applying national database benchmarks to local situations because of this unmeasured selection bias...
  20. pmc Operative management of multilevel iliofemoral occlusive disease
    Sibu P Saha
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Int J Angiol 18:135-6. 2009
    ..The current trend is to treat both inflow and outflow occlusive disease using endovascular procedures either simultaneously or in a staged procedure. The long-term benefits of a combined one-stage approach are not available...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessing the medical literature: let the buyer beware
    Victor A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:4-11. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint 2011 update to the society of thoracic surgeons and the society of cardiovascular anesthesiologists blood conservation clinical practice guidelines
    Victor A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:944-82. 2011
    ..The Society of Thoracic Surgeons recommends review and possible update of previously published guidelines at least every three years. This summary is an update of the blood conservation guideline published in 2007...
  23. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Victor A Ferraris
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Kentucky, C208, UKMC800 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1534-5. 2004