John M Stulak

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Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation for two decades: are the results of new techniques equivalent to the Cox maze III procedure?
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minn Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1478-86. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal bleeding and subsequent risk of thromboembolic events during support with a left ventricular assist device
    John M Stulak
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 33:60-4. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Preoperative atrial fibrillation increases risk of thromboembolic events after left ventricular assist device implantation
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:2161-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Device exchange after primary left ventricular assist device implantation: indications and outcomes
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1262-7; discussion 1267-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The surgical treatment of concomitant atrial arrhythmias during redo cardiac operations
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1894-9; discussion 1900. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Delayed sternal closure does not increase late infection risk in patients undergoing left ventricular assist device implantation
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester 55905, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:1115-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement in moderate risk patients: implications for determination of equipoise in the transcatheter era
    Sebastian A Iturra
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:127-32. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Reoperations after repair of partial atrioventricular septal defect: a 45-year single-center experience
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1352-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint When should prophylactic maze procedure be considered in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery?
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1395-401. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of coronary artery disease risk in 5463 patients undergoing cardiac surgery: when is preoperative coronary angiography necessary?
    Nassir M Thalji
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:1055-1063, 1064.e1; discussion 1063-1064. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation for two decades: are the results of new techniques equivalent to the Cox maze III procedure?
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minn Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1478-86. 2014
    ..Because no large comparative studies with long-term follow-up exist, we have reviewed our experience...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal bleeding and subsequent risk of thromboembolic events during support with a left ventricular assist device
    John M Stulak
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 33:60-4. 2014
    ..It is not known whether alterations in AC to treat GI bleeding influence subsequent risk of thromboembolic (TE) events during LVAD support...
  3. doi request reprint Preoperative atrial fibrillation increases risk of thromboembolic events after left ventricular assist device implantation
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:2161-7. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Device exchange after primary left ventricular assist device implantation: indications and outcomes
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1262-7; discussion 1267-8. 2013
    ..This comes with an increased potential need for device exchange when complications arise. There are few data examining this patient population...
  5. doi request reprint The surgical treatment of concomitant atrial arrhythmias during redo cardiac operations
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1894-9; discussion 1900. 2012
    ..There are few data reporting risk and outcome for patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation in this clinical setting...
  6. doi request reprint Delayed sternal closure does not increase late infection risk in patients undergoing left ventricular assist device implantation
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester 55905, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:1115-9. 2012
    ..There are no data specifically examining its late effects on patients undergoing implantation with a ventricular assist device (VAD)...
  7. doi request reprint Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement in moderate risk patients: implications for determination of equipoise in the transcatheter era
    Sebastian A Iturra
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:127-32. 2014
    ..To determine the contemporary outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in a moderate surgical risk population...
  8. doi request reprint Reoperations after repair of partial atrioventricular septal defect: a 45-year single-center experience
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1352-9. 2010
    ..Our objective was to examine reoperations after initial repair of partial AVSD, and determine late outcome...
  9. doi request reprint When should prophylactic maze procedure be considered in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery?
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1395-401. 2010
    ..We examined the incidence and predictors of late AF in patients with functional tricuspid regurgitation (TR) undergoing mitral valve repair...
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of coronary artery disease risk in 5463 patients undergoing cardiac surgery: when is preoperative coronary angiography necessary?
    Nassir M Thalji
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:1055-1063, 1064.e1; discussion 1063-1064. 2013
    ..We sought to critically analyze the routine use of conventional coronary angiography (CCA) before noncoronary cardiac surgery and to assess clinical prediction models that might allow more selective use of CCA in this setting...
  11. doi request reprint A prospective, randomized comparison of 3 contemporary bioprosthetic aortic valves: should hemodynamic performance influence device selection?
    Rakesh M Suri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1387-95, 1398; discussion 1395-7. 2012
    ..Latest generation biologic aortic valve prostheses were designed to improve hemodynamic performance. We sought to determine whether there are clinically important early differences among these devices...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aortic root enlargement in octogenarian patients results in less patient prosthesis mismatch
    Juan G Penaranda
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, Mobile, Alabama
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1533-8. 2014
    ..Aortic root enlargement has not been well studied as a modality to prevent patient prosthesis mismatch in octogenarian patients with a small aortic root...
  13. ncbi request reprint Restoration of sinus rhythm by the Maze procedure halts progression of tricuspid regurgitation after mitral surgery
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:40-4; discussion 44-5. 2008
    ..This study examined the hypothesis that correction of AF with the Maze procedure can prevent the late progression of TR after mitral valve surgery...
  14. doi request reprint Does the dilated ascending aorta in an adult with congenital heart disease require intervention?
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:S52-7; discussion S86-91. 2010
    ..Moderate ascending aortic dilatation is common in adult patients with conotruncal anomalies. There are no data outlining actual risk of progressive ascending aortic dilatation or dissection to provide management guidelines...
  15. doi request reprint Spectrum and outcome of reoperations after the Ross procedure
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 122:1153-8. 2010
    ..It is increasingly apparent, however, that reoperations are frequent after the Ross procedure and that when required, they may be more complex than previously thought...
  16. doi request reprint Multiple arterial grafts improve late survival of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: analysis of 8622 patients with multivessel disease
    Chaim Locker
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 126:1023-30. 2012
    ..Use of the left internal mammary artery (LIMA) in multivessel coronary artery disease improves survival after coronary artery bypass graft surgery; however, the survival benefit of multiple arterial (MultArt) grafts is debated...
  17. doi request reprint Predictive value of the model for end-stage liver disease score in patients undergoing left ventricular assist device implantation
    Salil V Deo
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    ASAIO J 59:57-62. 2013
    ..97). The MELD score is predictive of early mortality in patients undergoing LVAD implantation as their first cardiac surgery. Use of this score to select patients for LVAD implantation may be appropriate...
  18. doi request reprint Does early surgical intervention improve left ventricular mass regression after mitral valve repair for leaflet prolapse?
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minn, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:122-9. 2011
    ..It is unclear whether hypertrophy caused by severe chronic mitral regurgitation regresses after mitral valve repair and, if so, which factors promote reverse remodeling and influence its prognostic significance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ten-year experience with the Cox-maze procedure for atrial fibrillation: how do we define success?
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1319-24. 2007
    ..We analyzed 10-year outcome with the "cut and sew" Cox-maze procedure and present rhythm at last follow-up, interval contact, and actuarial AF freedom...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiac transplantation after bridged therapy with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices
    Salil V Deo
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, USA
    Heart Lung Circ 23:224-8. 2014
    ..Data from a single institution comparing these pts with those undergoing direct transplantation in the present era of continuous flow device therapy are limited...
  21. doi request reprint The increasing use of mechanical pulmonary valve replacement over a 40-year period
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:2009-14; discussion 2014-5. 2010
    ..Mechanical prostheses are durable, but there has been concern concerning valve thrombosis and bleeding complications from warfarin...
  22. doi request reprint Concomitant tricuspid valve repair or replacement during left ventricular assist device implant demonstrates comparable outcomes in the long term
    Salil V Deo
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    J Card Surg 27:760-6. 2012
    ..Severe tricuspid regurgitation (TR) is present in nearly half the patients undergoing implant of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and its correction confers better long-term outcome...
  23. doi request reprint Readmissions after implantation of axial flow left ventricular assist device
    Tal Hasin
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:153-63. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the occurrence and causes of readmissions after implantation of axial flow left ventricular assist device (LVAD)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Superiority of cut-and-sew technique for the Cox maze procedure: comparison with radiofrequency ablation
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1022-7. 2007
    ..We compare the freedom from atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing both methods with identical lesion sets...
  25. doi request reprint Ablation of atrial fibrillation: comparison of catheter-based techniques and the Cox-Maze III operation
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1882-8; discussion 1888-9. 2011
    ..Although catheter ablation avoids operation, lack of reliable transmurality may reduce effectiveness. We compared clinical outcomes of the cut-and-sew Cox-Maze procedure with catheter ablation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Left thoracotomy HeartWare implantation with outflow graft anastomosis to the descending aorta: a simplified bridge for patients with multiple previous sternotomies
    Ramanan Umakanthan
    From the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN Department of Cardiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN and Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
    ASAIO J 59:664-7. 2013
    ..We present a unique technique for placement of the HeartWare ventricular assist device via left anterior thoracotomy to the descending aorta in a patient awaiting heart transplantation with a history of multiple previous sternotomies. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevention of percutaneous driveline infection after left ventricular assist device implantation: prophylactic antibiotics are not necessary
    John M Stulak
    From the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN and University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
    ASAIO J 59:570-4. 2013
    ..These data suggest that other factors may be more important than prophylactic antibiotics in preventing driveline infections. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint The role of medical management for acute intravascular hemolysis in patients supported on axial flow LVAD
    Tal Hasin
    From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota and Division of Anatomic Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
    ASAIO J 60:9-14. 2014
    ..Medical treatment with intensification of anticoagulation can be effective in resolving the acute hemolytic event. However, a definitive long-term strategy should be planned because the recurrence rate is high. ..
  29. pmc Usefulness of the six-minute walk test after continuous axial flow left ventricular device implantation to predict survival
    Tal Hasin
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1322-8. 2012
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Left atrial ganglion ablation as an adjunct to atrial fibrillation surgery in valvular heart disease
    Adam L Ware
    Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:97-102. 2011
    ..Our aim was to evaluate early results of ganglionic plexus (GP) ablation with modified Cox maze lesion sets for concomitant atrial fibrillation (AF) during corrective valve surgery...
  31. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular dysfunction in atrial fibrillation: restoration of sinus rhythm by the Cox-maze procedure significantly improves systolic function and functional status
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:494-500; discussion 500-1. 2006
    ..Little is known about the effects of the Cox-maze procedure on this form of tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy...
  32. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease in adult congenital heart disease: outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:116-22; discussion 122-3. 2012
    ..Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease may be seen during repair of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD). There are few data outlining outcomes of concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in these patients...
  33. doi request reprint Reoperations after initial repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1872-7; discussion 1877-8. 2009
    ..Excellent surgical results have been reported after repair of complete atrioventricular septal defects (CAVSD); however, 5% to 10% require reoperation. We examine causes leading to reoperation and evaluate long-term outcome...
  34. doi request reprint ECMO cannulation controversies and complications
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 13:176-82. 2009
    ..The success of this therapy is predicated on patient selection, a multidisciplinary team approach in the intensive care unit, adherence to precise technical principles, and repeated patient evaluation...
  35. doi request reprint Mitral valve repair is durable in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:510-5. 2012
    ..We examined late survival and durability of mitral valve repair in patients with RA...
  36. ncbi request reprint Frailty and outcomes after implantation of left ventricular assist device as destination therapy
    Shannon M Dunlay
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota Department of Health Sciences Research, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 33:359-65. 2014
    ..There has been interest in understanding whether pre-operative frailty is associated with worse outcomes after implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) as destination therapy...
  37. doi request reprint Implantation of a HeartMate II left ventricular assist device via left thoracotomy
    Yang Hyun Cho
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1712-4. 2012
    ..We report a case of the use of left thoracotomy for the implantation of the HeartMate II axial-flow pump...
  38. doi request reprint Driveline infections in left ventricular assist devices: implications for destination therapy
    Vikas Sharma
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1381-6. 2012
    ..There are limited data specifically examining the incidence and predictors of driveline infections (DLI), with a changing treatment paradigm toward destination therapy (DT) and longer duration of support...
  39. doi request reprint Surgical pathology of atrial appendages removed during the cox-maze procedure: a review of 86 cases (2004 to 2005) with implications for prognosis
    Mathieu C Castonguay
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 37:890-7. 2013
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Reoperations after repair of partial and complete atrioventricular septal defect
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 1:97-104. 2010
    ..Although freedom from subsequent reoperations is higher after initial repair of partial AVSD, these patients have reduced long-term survival when compared with complete AVSD. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Right-sided Maze procedure for atrial tachyarrhythmias in congenital heart disease
    John M Stulak
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1780-4; discussion 1784-5. 2006
    ..To reduce late recurrence of AFl/F in patients undergoing repair of CHD, we utilized a concomitant right-sided maze procedure...
  42. ncbi request reprint Septal myectomy after previous septal artery ablation in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1516-22. 2007
    ..To review our institution's experience with patients who failed to benefit from septal artery ablation, which necessitated subsequent septal myectomy, and to examine reasons for ablation failure and outcome of myectomy after ablation...
  43. doi request reprint Appendicitis after appendectomy
    Mark J Truty
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Mayo West 12, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Surg 143:413-5. 2008
    ..We describe a patient with recurrent appendicitis after previous appendectomy and review the pertinent literature regarding this diagnostic dilemma...
  44. doi request reprint General surgical complications associated with the use of long-term mechanical circulatory support devices: are we 'under-reporting' problems?
    Vakhtang Tchantchaleishvili
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 10:379-87. 2013
    ..The review provides a relatively clear understanding of the spectrum of general surgical complications and shows that they contribute significantly to morbidity and mortality in these patients...
  45. doi request reprint Risks and adequacy of an optimized surgical approach to the primary surgical management of papillary thyroid carcinoma treated during 1999-2006
    Clive S Grant
    Department of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    World J Surg 34:1239-46. 2010
    ..We examined the safety and efficacy of an optimized surgical approach including preoperative ultrasonography (US), bilateral thyroidectomy, routine compartment VI dissection, and lateral neck dissection for LNM...