George J Arnaoutakis

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint General and acute care surgical procedures in patients with left ventricular assist devices
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 North Orleans Street Blalock 655, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    World J Surg 38:765-73. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic pulmonary artery aneurysm treated with surgical correction and concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting
    George Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:273-5. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Venous duplex scanning for suspected deep vein thrombosis: results before and after elimination of after-hours studies
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:329-33. 2010
  4. pmc A novel method of measuring cardiac preservation injury demonstrates University of Wisconsin solution is associated with less ischemic necrosis than Celsior in early cardiac allograft biopsy specimens
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:410-8. 2012
  5. pmc Risk factors for early death in patients bridged to transplant with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1549-54; discussion 1555. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Organ storage with University of Wisconsin solution is associated with improved outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:1033-43. 2011
  7. pmc Severe acute kidney injury according to the RIFLE (risk, injury, failure, loss, end stage) criteria affects mortality in lung transplantation
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:1161-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Should patients 60 years and older undergo bridge to transplantation with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices?
    Jeremiah G Allen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:2017-24. 2012
  9. pmc The effect of lung-size mismatch on mechanical ventilation tidal volumes after bilateral lung transplantation
    Rebecca Dezube
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:275-81. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint A physiologic and biochemical profile of clinically rejected lungs on a normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion platform
    Timothy J George
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 183:75-83. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint General and acute care surgical procedures in patients with left ventricular assist devices
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 North Orleans Street Blalock 655, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    World J Surg 38:765-73. 2014
    ..Acute care surgical (ACS) problems in this population are prevalent but remain ill-defined. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with ACS interventions in LVAD patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic pulmonary artery aneurysm treated with surgical correction and concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting
    George Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:273-5. 2009
    ..With long-term follow-up presented in this report, we describe the safety and durability of surgical repair...
  3. doi request reprint Venous duplex scanning for suspected deep vein thrombosis: results before and after elimination of after-hours studies
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:329-33. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that termination of after-hours services increases empiric therapy without affecting clinical outcomes...
  4. pmc A novel method of measuring cardiac preservation injury demonstrates University of Wisconsin solution is associated with less ischemic necrosis than Celsior in early cardiac allograft biopsy specimens
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:410-8. 2012
    ..The significance of varying degrees of acute ischemic necrosis (AIN) in early transplant biopsy specimens is unknown. We investigated the effects of HPS on early cardiac histopathology by developing a novel grading system of AIN...
  5. pmc Risk factors for early death in patients bridged to transplant with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1549-54; discussion 1555. 2012
    ..Recent evidence suggests patients bridged to heart transplant (BTT) have equivalent outcomes as those undergoing conventional orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT). However, data on risk factors for early death in BTT patients are limited...
  6. ncbi request reprint Organ storage with University of Wisconsin solution is associated with improved outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:1033-43. 2011
    ..We evaluated the impact of the most commonly used solutions in the USA, the University of Wisconsin solution (UW) and Celsior solution (CS), on outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT)...
  7. pmc Severe acute kidney injury according to the RIFLE (risk, injury, failure, loss, end stage) criteria affects mortality in lung transplantation
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:1161-8. 2011
    ..Using the RIFLE criteria, we examined the effect of AKI on outcomes and cost in LTx...
  8. doi request reprint Should patients 60 years and older undergo bridge to transplantation with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices?
    Jeremiah G Allen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:2017-24. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine outcomes in patients 60 years and older undergoing BTT with continuous-flow LVADs...
  9. pmc The effect of lung-size mismatch on mechanical ventilation tidal volumes after bilateral lung transplantation
    Rebecca Dezube
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:275-81. 2013
    ..We describe the relationship between donor-recipient lung-size mismatch and postoperative mechanical ventilation tidal volumes according to recipient- and donor-predicted body weights in a cohort of bilateral lung transplant patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint A physiologic and biochemical profile of clinically rejected lungs on a normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion platform
    Timothy J George
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 183:75-83. 2013
    ..In this study, we examined the physiology and biochemistry of human lungs on an EVLP circuit...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inhaled hydrogen sulfide improves graft function in an experimental model of lung transplantation
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 178:593-600. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that pretreatment with inhaled H(2)S would improve graft function in an ex vivo model of LTx...
  12. doi request reprint The spectrum of complications following left ventricular assist device placement
    Nance Yuan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Card Surg 27:630-8. 2012
    ..Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support is associated with many complications, but relatively few studies have examined the full spectrum of complications beyond infectious and bleeding events...
  13. doi request reprint Insurance and education predict long-term survival after orthotopic heart transplantation in the United States
    Jeremiah G Allen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:52-60. 2012
    ..The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database provides a large cohort of OHT recipients in which to evaluate the effect of insurance and education on survival...
  14. ncbi request reprint Valve surgery for infective endocarditis is associated with high hospital charges
    Clinton D Kemp
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:110-7. 2013
    ..Although the surgical management of IE is effective, the financial impact of the disease has never been assessed...
  15. doi request reprint Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in Loeys-Dietz syndrome
    Nishant D Patel
    Johns Hopkins Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:556-60; discussion 560-1. 2011
    ..The results of prophylactic root replacement using valve-sparing procedures (valve-sparing root replacement [VSRR]) in patients with LDS is not known...
  16. doi request reprint Creation of a quantitative recipient risk index for mortality prediction after cardiac transplantation (IMPACT)
    Eric S Weiss
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:914-21; discussion 921-2. 2011
    ..No recipient risk index exists predicting short-term mortality after orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT). We utilized United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) data to develop a novel quantitative recipient risk score for use in OHT...
  17. pmc Serum levels of neuron-specific ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal esterase-L1 predict brain injury in a canine model of hypothermic circulatory arrest
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:902-910.e1. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that UCHL1 would be an effective serum biomarker for brain injury as tested in canine models of hypothermic circulatory arrest (HCA) and cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)...
  18. doi request reprint Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in children: intermediate-term results
    Nishant D Patel
    Johns Hopkins Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:415-9, discussion 419. 2011
    ..In this particular group of patients with connective tissue disorders and proclivity toward annular dilation and late AI, reimplantation is superior to remodeling...
  19. ncbi request reprint Influence of gender on outcomes after thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
    J Vasc Surg 59:45-51. 2014
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  20. pmc Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Score predicts hospital charges and resource use after aortic valve replacement
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:650-5. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that increasing Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk scores in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement are associated with greater hospital charges...
  21. doi request reprint What predicts long-term survival after heart transplantation? An analysis of 9,400 ten-year survivors
    Arman Kilic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:699-704. 2012
    ..This case-control study was conducted to identify factors predictive of 10-year survival after orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT)...
  22. doi request reprint Association of operative time of day with outcomes after thoracic organ transplant
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA 305:2193-9. 2011
    ..Recent emphasis on systems-based approaches to patient safety has led to several studies demonstrating worse outcomes associated with surgery at night...
  23. doi request reprint Bleeding complications and blood product utilization with left ventricular assist device implantation
    Justin M Schaffer
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:740-7; discussion 747-9. 2011
    ..We assessed bleeding complications in an institutional cohort of LVAD patients...
  24. doi request reprint Effect of sensitization in US heart transplant recipients bridged with a ventricular assist device: update in a modern cohort
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1236-45, 1245.e1. 2011
    ..We used United Network for Organ Sharing data to examine panel reactive antibody titers in patients bridged to transplant with left ventricular assist devices...
  25. pmc Acute kidney injury increases mortality after lung transplantation
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:185-92. 2012
    ..Studies examining the impact of RRT after lung transplantation (LTx) are limited. We evaluated risk factors and outcomes associated with RRT after LTx...
  26. doi request reprint Marital status improves survival after orthotopic heart transplantation
    Vernissia Tam
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:1389-94. 2011
    ..We examined our institutional database to identify social factors associated with improved outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT)...
  27. doi request reprint Adult-derived Index for Mortality Prediction After Cardiac Transplantation (IMPACT) risk score predicts short-term mortality after pediatric heart transplantation
    Arman Kilic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1228-34; discussion 1234-5. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the predictive accuracy of the IMPACT score in pediatric OHT...
  28. doi request reprint Identifying recipients at high risk for graft failure after heart retransplantation
    Arman Kilic
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:712-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to identify recipient factors that are associated with a high risk of graft failure after heart retransplantation (HRT)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of physician-specific behavior improves blood utilization protocol adherence in cardiac surgery
    Claude A Beaty
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:2168-74. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that weekly physician feedback would improve adherence to such a protocol, but that the public identification of individual physician behavior would have an additive effect...
  30. pmc Low potassium dextran is superior to University of Wisconsin solution in high-risk lung transplant recipients
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:1380-7. 2010
    ..The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database allows assessment of preservation solutions in a large cohort of lung transplant (LTx) patients...
  31. doi request reprint Infectious complications after pulsatile-flow and continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation
    Justin M Schaffer
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:164-74. 2011
    ..Given these advances in design and experience, we examined the incidence of infectious complications in patients receiving CF and PF devices...
  32. pmc The role of head computed tomography imaging in the evaluation of postoperative neurologic deficits in cardiac surgery patients
    Claude A Beaty
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:548-54. 2013
    ..We evaluated our experience with this imaging modality to determine its value...
  33. doi request reprint Preoperative recipient cytokine levels are associated with early lung allograft dysfunction
    Jeremiah G Allen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1843-9. 2012
    ..Primary graft dysfunction (PGD) is a morbid complication after lung transplant (LTx). Recipient before and after cytokine and chemokine profiles may be associated with a recipient's propensity to have PGD...
  34. doi request reprint Institutional volume and the effect of recipient risk on short-term mortality after orthotopic heart transplant
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:157-67, 167.e1. 2012
    ..We developed a validated 50-point recipient risk index predicting short-term mortality after orthotopic heart transplant (OHT). This study examined the relationship between institutional volume and recipient risk on post-OHT mortality...
  35. doi request reprint Endovascular procedures in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a review of clinical outcomes and iatrogenic complications
    Ying Wei Lum
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287 8611, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 26:25-33. 2012
    ..We describe the technical and clinical outcomes of patients with EDS who have undergone a range of endovascular procedures...
  36. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of advanced heart failure: alternatives to heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist devices
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:115-31. 2011
    ..Although cardiac surgery in patients with severe ventricular dysfunction can be complicated by significant morbidity and mortality, experienced centers have demonstrated acceptable outcomes in carefully selected patients...
  37. pmc Impact of the lung allocation score on resource utilization after lung transplantation in the United States
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:14-21. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that LTx in high LAS recipients is associated with increased charges and resource utilization...
  38. pmc Hydrogen sulfide decreases reactive oxygen in a model of lung transplantation
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Res 178:494-501. 2012
    ..Hydrogen sulfide (H(2)S) is a novel agent that has been previously shown to scavenge ROS and slow metabolism. We evaluated the effect of infused H(2)S on the presence of ROS after reperfusion in an ex vivo model of lung transplantation...
  39. doi request reprint The effect of lung size mismatch on complications and resource utilization after bilateral lung transplantation
    Michael Eberlein
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:492-500. 2012
    ..0, was associated with improved long-term survival after lung transplantation (LTx) but could be associated with increased post-operative complications and higher resource utilization...
  40. pmc Comparative analysis of hospital costs of open and endovascular thoracic aortic repair
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 45:39-45. 2011
    ..We compared hospital charges of open thoracic aortic replacement (OTAR) with endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms (TEVAR)...
  41. doi request reprint Allograft cardiectomy and biventricular assist device placement as a salvage maneuver in a heart transplant recipient
    Chase W Robinson
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Card Surg 26:114-6. 2011
    ..We present the case of a young man with a failing cardiac allograft who underwent allograft cardiectomy, atrial pouch formation, and biventricular assist device (BiVAD) placement as a salvage maneuver...
  42. doi request reprint Insurance status is an independent predictor of long-term survival after lung transplantation in the United States
    Jeremiah G Allen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:45-53. 2011
    ..The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database provides a large cohort of lung transplant (LTx) recipients in which to evaluate the effect of insurance on survival...
  43. pmc Contemporary etiologies, risk factors, and outcomes after pericardiectomy
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:445-51. 2012
    ..We evaluated our single-center experience to define the etiologies, risk factors, and outcomes of pericardiectomy in a modern cohort...
  44. ncbi request reprint Increased exposure improves recruitment: early results of a program designed to attract medical students into surgical careers
    Kara A Haggerty
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:2111-4; discussion 2114. 2014
    ..A summer research program was designed to introduce interested medical students to surgical careers...
  45. ncbi request reprint The impact of race on survival after heart transplantation: an analysis of more than 20,000 patients
    Jeremiah G Allen
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1956-63; discussion 1963-4. 2010
    ..The United Network for Organ Sharing database provides an opportunity to examine the effect of race on outcomes in a large cohort of adult OHT patients...
  46. doi request reprint The impact of recipient body mass index on survival after lung transplantation
    Jeremiah G Allen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:1026-33. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined recipient weight and outcomes after LTx. The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database provides an opportunity to examine outcomes related to body mass index (BMI) in a large cohort of LTx patients...
  47. doi request reprint The impact of volume reduction on early and long-term outcomes in surgical ventricular restoration for severe heart failure
    Nathan Wm Skelley
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:104-11; discussion 111-2. 2011
    ..However, there may still be a subgroup of patients with severe heart failure who can benefit from this procedure. We reviewed our institutional experience with SVR to determine early and late outcomes based on volume reduction...
  48. doi request reprint Vascular complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: CT findings
    Linda C Chu
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 N Caroline St, JHOC 3254, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:482-7. 2012
    ..The objective of this article is to review the CT findings and current thoughts about the management of vascular pathologic abnormalities and diseases in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome...
  49. doi request reprint Successful repair of an atrioesophageal fistula after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Kara A Haggerty
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryand 21224, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:313-5. 2012
    ..Herein, we report the successful repair of an atrioesophageal fistula after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Early blood biomarkers predict organ injury and resource utilization following complex cardiac surgery
    Tad Kim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0286, USA
    J Surg Res 168:168-72. 2011
    ..Multiplex cytokine immunoassays allow the evaluation of the early inflammatory response. We examined the relationship between early biomarker appearance (NGAL and multiplex cytokines) and organ injury and resource utilization...
  51. pmc Hawley H. Seiler Resident Award. Transcriptional profile of brain injury in hypothermic circulatory arrest and cardiopulmonary bypass
    Jeremiah G Allen
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1965-71. 2010
    ..Canine genome sequencing allows profiling of genomic changes after HCA and CPB alone. We hypothesize that gene regulation will increase with increased severity of injury...
  52. pmc Blood pressure excursions below the cerebral autoregulation threshold during cardiac surgery are associated with acute kidney injury
    Masahiro Ono
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:464-71. 2013
    ..To determine whether mean arterial blood pressure excursions below the lower limit of cerebral blood flow autoregulation during cardiopulmonary bypass are associated with acute kidney injury after surgery...
  53. doi request reprint Acute cholecystitis preceding mycotic aortic pseudoaneurysm in a heart transplant recipient
    Charles D Fraser
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Card Surg 25:749-51. 2010
    ..The region of involved aorta was effectively repaired using a patch of bovine pericardium and a brief period of hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  54. doi request reprint Lung transplant in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Timothy J George
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1204-9. 2011
    ..To review the present status of lung transplant (LTx) in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)...
  55. doi request reprint Results of adjunctive spinal drainage and/or left subclavian artery bypass in thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Dean J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Therapy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
    Ann Vasc Surg 28:65-73. 2014
    ..The adjunctive use of a preoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drain and/or left subclavian artery (LSA) bypass for thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to minimize neurologic complications remains controversial...
  56. pmc Surgical repair of ventricular septal defect after myocardial infarction: outcomes from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database
    George J Arnaoutakis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:436-43; discussion 443-4. 2012
    ..We examined The Society of Thoracic Surgeons database to characterize patients undergoing surgical repair of post-MI VSD and to identify risk factors for poor outcomes...
  57. pmc Arterial pressure gradient of upper extremity arteriovenous access steal syndrome: treatment implications
    Thomas Reifsnyder
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:650-3. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the arterial pressure gradients in upper extremity steal syndrome...