Andrew W ElBardissi

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Human factors and operating room safety
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 92:21-35. 2012
  2. doi Trends in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting: an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons adult cardiac surgery database
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:273-81. 2012
  3. doi Embolic potential of cardiac tumors and outcome after resection: a case-control study
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stroke 40:156-62. 2009
  4. doi Identifying methods to improve heart surgery: an operative approach and strategy for implementation on an organizational level
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1027-33. 2008
  5. doi Survival after resection of primary cardiac tumors: a 48-year experience
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    MPH, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 118:S7-15. 2008
  6. doi A policy-based intervention for the reduction of communication breakdowns in inpatient surgical care: results from a Harvard surgical safety collaborative
    Alexander F Arriaga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 253:849-54. 2011
  7. doi Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement in octogenarian, high-risk, transcatheter aortic valve implantation candidates
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:328-35. 2011
  8. doi Analysis of benign ventricular tumors: long-term outcome after resection
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1061-8. 2008
  9. doi Cumulative team experience matters more than individual surgeon experience in cardiac surgery
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:328-33. 2013
  10. doi Is early antithrombotic therapy necessary in patients with bioprosthetic aortic valves in normal sinus rhythm?
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1137-45. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi Human factors and operating room safety
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 92:21-35. 2012
    ..Some recommendations are proposed here; however, several challenges remain...
  2. doi Trends in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting: an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons adult cardiac surgery database
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:273-81. 2012
    ..We used the Society of Thoracic Surgeons adult cardiac surgery database to characterize trends in patient characteristics and outcomes after CABG over the past decade...
  3. doi Embolic potential of cardiac tumors and outcome after resection: a case-control study
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stroke 40:156-62. 2009
    ....
  4. doi Identifying methods to improve heart surgery: an operative approach and strategy for implementation on an organizational level
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1027-33. 2008
    ..There have been few efforts to prospectively collect data regarding teamwork failures and technical errors in order to create interventions that would maximize teamwork effectiveness thereby minimizing technical error...
  5. doi Survival after resection of primary cardiac tumors: a 48-year experience
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    MPH, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 118:S7-15. 2008
    ..To date, however, there have been no studies examining survival characteristics of patients who undergo surgical resection...
  6. doi A policy-based intervention for the reduction of communication breakdowns in inpatient surgical care: results from a Harvard surgical safety collaborative
    Alexander F Arriaga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 253:849-54. 2011
    ..To develop and evaluate an intervention to reduce breakdowns in communication during inpatient surgical care...
  7. doi Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement in octogenarian, high-risk, transcatheter aortic valve implantation candidates
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:328-35. 2011
    ..We documented outcomes after minimally invasive aortic valve replacement in high-risk octogenarians who may be considered candidates for percutaneous/transapical aortic valve replacement...
  8. doi Analysis of benign ventricular tumors: long-term outcome after resection
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1061-8. 2008
    ..We sought to compare clinical and pathologic characteristics of ventricular tumors and to detect whether differences exist in short- and long-term survival after resection...
  9. doi Cumulative team experience matters more than individual surgeon experience in cardiac surgery
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:328-33. 2013
    ..We sought to quantitatively evaluate the effects of both individual surgeon experience and the cumulative experience of attending surgeon-cardiothoracic fellow collaborations in isolated coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures...
  10. doi Is early antithrombotic therapy necessary in patients with bioprosthetic aortic valves in normal sinus rhythm?
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1137-45. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether early antithrombotic therapy was necessary in patients undergoing isolated bioprosthetic aortic valve implantation and who were discharged in normal sinus rhythm...
  11. ncbi Disruptions in surgical flow and their relationship to surgical errors: an exploratory investigation
    Douglas A Wiegmann
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Surgery 142:658-65. 2007
    ....
  12. doi The better colectomy project: association of evidence-based best-practice adherence rates to outcomes in colorectal surgery
    Alexander F Arriaga
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 250:507-13. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether adherence to evidence-based best practices in colorectal surgery predicts improved postoperative outcomes...
  13. doi Communication practices on 4 Harvard surgical services: a surgical safety collaborative
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 250:861-5. 2009
    ..We conducted a prospective study at 4 Harvard teaching hospitals to address these issues...
  14. doi Four decades of experience with mitral valve repair: analysis of differential indications, technical evolution, and long-term outcome
    Daniel J Dibardino
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:76-83; discussion 83-4. 2010
    ..To determine the long-term outcomes of mitral valvuloplasty for myxomatous valve disease, rheumatic valve disease, and functional mitral regurgitation...
  15. doi Left-sided partial anomalous pulmonary venous connections
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1007-14. 2008
    ..If left untreated, PAPVC may result in severe right ventricular failure and pulmonary vascular disease. We sought to determine the effectiveness and long-term outcome after surgical correction of this anomaly...
  16. doi Circulating and tumor-infiltrating myeloid cells predict survival in human pleural mesothelioma
    Bryan M Burt
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, The Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 117:5234-44. 2011
    ..The current study examined the prognostic significance of circulating monocytes and tumor-infiltrating macrophages on overall survival in patients with MPM...
  17. doi Surgical therapy for complex coronary artery disease
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:199-206. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the authors also discuss the role of transmyocardial revascularization and protein/gene therapy in those extreme situations where complex coronary artery disease is no longer amenable to traditional surgical intervention...
  18. doi Foldoplasty: a new and simplified technique for mitral valve repair that produces excellent medium-term outcomes
    Marisa Cevasco
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1634-7; discussion 1637-8. 2011
    ..Folding valvuloplasty is a simplified repair that does not involve resection and reduces the effective height of the posterior leaflet. We describe medium-term outcomes of patients who underwent folding valvuloplasty at our institution...