Thoralf Sundt

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is early anticoagulation with warfarin necessary after bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement?
    T M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1024-31. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Technology insight: randomized trials of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2:261-8. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Improving results of open arch replacement
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:787-96; discussion 787-96. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Intramural hematoma and penetrating aortic ulcer
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:504-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Contemporary results of total aortic arch replacement
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Card Surg 19:235-9. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Approaching process improvement from a human factors perspective: seeking leverage from a systems approach
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Surgery 144:96-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Thoralf Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1053-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Intramural hematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer of the aorta
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S835-41; discussion S846-50. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Operative risk of reoperative aortic valve replacement
    D Dean Potter
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:94-103. 2005
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications89

  1. ncbi request reprint Is early anticoagulation with warfarin necessary after bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement?
    T M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1024-31. 2005
    ..We examined neurologic events within 90 days of bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement at our institution...
  2. ncbi request reprint Technology insight: randomized trials of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2:261-8. 2005
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Improving results of open arch replacement
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:787-96; discussion 787-96. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Intramural hematoma and penetrating aortic ulcer
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:504-9. 2007
    ..Accordingly, a reassessment of these conditions is of general interest...
  5. ncbi request reprint Contemporary results of total aortic arch replacement
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Card Surg 19:235-9. 2004
    ..We therefore reviewed our recent experience with total aortic arch replacement...
  6. doi request reprint Approaching process improvement from a human factors perspective: seeking leverage from a systems approach
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Surgery 144:96-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Thoralf Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1053-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Intramural hematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer of the aorta
    Thoralf M Sundt
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S835-41; discussion S846-50. 2007
    ..We briefly review the current understanding of these entities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Operative risk of reoperative aortic valve replacement
    D Dean Potter
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:94-103. 2005
    ..The contemporary risk of reoperative aortic valve replacement is ill-defined. We therefore compared the recent early results of reoperative and primary aortic valve replacement in our institution...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint The benefits of early valve replacement in asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis
    Morgan L Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:308-15. 2008
    ..To address the controversies in management of asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis, we assessed the early and late outcomes of aortic valve replacement in these patients...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint TEVAR for non-aneurysmal thoracic aortic pathology
    Sean D'Souza
    Mayo Clinic, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:783-6. 2009
    ..Management of penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers (PAU), intramural hematomas (IMH), and acute aortic dissections (AD) of the thoracic aorta remain controversial in the endovascular era...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of massage therapy on pain, anxiety, and tension in cardiac surgical patients: a pilot study
    Susanne M Cutshall
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:92-5. 2010
    ..Specific aims included determining the difference in pain, anxiety, tension, and satisfaction scores of patients before and after massage compared with patients who received standard care...
  16. doi request reprint Management of mild aortic stenosis at the time of coronary artery bypass surgery: should the valve be replaced?
    Basar Sareyyupoglu
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1224-31. 2009
    ..We therefore investigated such patients to determine incremental risk of concomitant AVR, progression of AS among those undergoing CABG alone, and operative risk of AVR after prior CABG...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cardiac surgery in patients with body mass index of 50 or greater
    Mauricio A Villavicencio
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1403-11. 2007
    ..Demand for cardiac surgical intervention among patients at extreme levels of obesity (body mass index [BMI] > or = 50) is increasing; however, the risks, benefits, and resources required to meet this need have not been established...
  18. doi request reprint Identifying patients at particular risk of injury during repeat sternotomy: analysis of 2555 cardiac reoperations
    Chan B Park
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1028-35. 2010
    ..A variety of protective strategies during repeat sternotomy been proposed; however, it remains unclear for which patients they are warranted...
  19. doi request reprint Low-dose dobutamine cardiac magnetic resonance imaging with myocardial strain analysis predicts myocardial recoverability after coronary artery bypass grafting
    D Dean Potter
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1342-7. 2008
    ..Tissue-tagged magnetic resonance imaging permits quantitative assessment of changes in ventricular function and may improve the prediction of myocardial recovery after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  20. doi request reprint Validation of clinical scores predicting severe acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery
    Lars Englberger
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:623-31. 2010
    ..The aims of our study are to validate the predictive scoring models for patients requiring postoperative RRT and test applicability to the broader spectrum of patients with postoperative severe AKI...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of repeat mitral valve replacement for failed mitral valve prostheses
    D Dean Potter
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:67-72; discussion 67-72. 2004
    ..This approach, however, risks reoperation. We therefore reviewed our recent experience with repeat mitral valve replacement to better define its contemporary risks...
  22. pmc Natural history of asymptomatic patients with normally functioning or minimally dysfunctional bicuspid aortic valve in the community
    Hector I Michelena
    Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 117:2776-84. 2008
    ..Bicuspid aortic valve is frequent and is reported to cause numerous complications, but the clinical outcome of patients diagnosed with normal or mildly dysfunctional valve is undefined...
  23. doi 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Role of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in patients having coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Fatema E Qaddoura
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1586-90. 2004
    ..This study was designed to prospectively evaluate the role of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in a large, nonselected group of patients undergoing primarily coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after surgical correction of mitral regurgitation in sinus rhythm: incidence, outcome, and determinants
    Steven J Kernis
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Circulation 110:2320-5. 2004
    ..The incidence, determinants, and outcome of postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) after surgery for mitral regurgitation (MR) are poorly defined but may have important implications for timing of mitral valve surgery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid regurgitation in patients undergoing pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis
    Enrique Gongora
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:163-70; discussion 170-1. 2008
    ..Tricuspid regurgitation (TR) may complicate pericardial constriction; however, its incidence, impact on outcome, and appropriate management are not defined...
  27. ncbi request reprint Thoracic aorta false aneurysm: what surgical strategy should be recommended?
    Mauricio A Villavicencio
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:81-9; discussion 89. 2006
    ..Thoracic aorta false aneurysms (TAFA) are a surgical challenge. The best technical approach remains uncertain...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of preoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement: is there an argument for concomitant arrhythmia surgery?
    Dumbor L Ngaage
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1392-9. 2006
    ..The prognostic significance of preoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) at the time of aortic valve replacement is unknown, as is the potential role for concomitant arrhythmia surgery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Doppler echocardiography of 79 normal CarboMedics mitral prostheses: a comprehensive assessment including time-velocity integral ratio and prosthesis performance index
    Lori A Blauwet
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1125-30. 2007
    ..No significant differences were found among different prosthesis sizes for effective orifice area, effective orifice area indexed to body surface area, or prosthesis performance index...
  30. doi request reprint Short- and long-term efficacy of aspirin and clopidogrel for thromboprophylaxis for mechanical heart valves: an in vivo study in swine
    Stephen H McKellar
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:908-14. 2008
    ..In the interest of exploring alternatives to warfarin, we tested the hypothesis that clopidogrel combined with aspirin is effective for thromboprophylaxis of mechanical valves using a swine model...
  31. doi request reprint Thromboembolic complications after surgical correction of mitral regurgitation incidence, predictors, and clinical implications
    Antonio Russo
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1203-11. 2008
    ..We sought to define thromboembolic risk after surgery for mitral regurgitation (MR), particularly ischemic stroke (IS) compared with the general population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does preoperative atrial fibrillation influence early and late outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Dumbor L Ngaage
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:182-9. 2007
    ..The study objective was to describe the independent effect of preoperative atrial fibrillation on the outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting, including the causes of death (cardiac vs noncardiac)...
  33. doi request reprint Comprehensive echocardiographic assessment of normal mitral Medtronic Hancock II, Medtronic Mosaic, and Carpentier-Edwards Perimount bioprostheses early after implantation
    Lori A Blauwet
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:656-66. 2010
    ..Normal Doppler-derived hemodynamic data for mitral valve bioprostheses are limited...
  34. doi request reprint Efficacy of acupuncture in prevention of postoperative nausea in cardiac surgery patients
    Yuliya Korinenko
    Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:537-42. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a single preoperative acupuncture treatment in the prevention of PON in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft or cardiac valve surgery, or both...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of preoperative atrial fibrillation on late results of mitral repair: is concomitant ablation justified?
    Dumbor L Ngaage
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:434-42; discussion 442-3. 2007
    ..We therefore investigated AF prevalence in nonrheumatic mitral regurgitation and its effect on late survival and morbidity after repair...
  37. doi request reprint Indexed left ventricular dimensions best predict survival after aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic valve regurgitation
    Morgan L Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1170-5; discussion 1175-6. 2009
    ..50) after valve replacement for aortic regurgitation...
  38. doi request reprint What is the best surgical treatment for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and degenerative mitral regurgitation?
    Calvin K N Wan
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:727-31; discussion 731-2. 2009
    ..We reviewed our results of septal myectomy combined with mitral valve repair (MVrep) and MVR when these problems coexist...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mechanical properties of dilated human ascending aorta
    Ruth J Okamoto
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 30:624-35. 2002
    ..35 +/- 0.37 MPa, n= 14) than younger (2.04 +/- 0.46 MPa, n = 11, age <50 years). These changes in mechanical properties suggest that age may influence the risk of aortic dissection or rupture of dilated ascending aorta...
  40. ncbi request reprint Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer of the descending thoracic aorta and arch
    Kwang Ree Cho
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1393-9; discussion 1399-1401. 2004
    ..The clinical behavior of penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers of the aorta is controversial. We reviewed our experience with this entity over a 25-year interval...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ventricular function after coronary artery bypass grafting: evaluation by magnetic resonance imaging and myocardial strain analysis
    Hersh S Maniar
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:76-82. 2004
    ..We sought to investigate the utility of this imaging modality to quantitatively determine preoperative impairment and postoperative improvement in ventricular function in patients with ischemic heart disease...
  42. doi request reprint Aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50 to 70 years: improved outcome with mechanical versus biologic prostheses
    Morgan L Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:878-84; discussion 884. 2008
    ..We compared late results of contemporary bioprostheses and bileaflet mechanical prostheses in patients who underwent aortic valve replacement between 50 and 70 years old...
  43. doi request reprint Seventeen-year follow-up after ascending-to-infrarenal aorta bypass for recurrent coarctation in an adult
    Daniel Pereda
    Mayo Clinic, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:1362-4. 2010
    ..The patient has remained normotensive, with no additional complications related to the disease or the procedure, during a follow-up of 17 years...
  44. doi request reprint Aortic dissection with aortic side branch compromise: impact of malperfusion on patient outcome
    Gustavo S Oderich
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 20:190-200. 2008
    ..The operative mortality significantly decreased since 1990, mostly because of changes in our surgical approach, with less aortic graft replacements and more complication-directed procedures...
  45. doi request reprint Autologous stem cell transplant after heart transplant for light chain (Al) amyloid cardiomyopathy
    Martha Q Lacy
    Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:823-9. 2008
    ..Historically, patients with AL amyloidosis and overt congestive heart failure have had an ominous prognosis with median survival of approximately 6 months...
  46. doi request reprint Determinants of early decline in ejection fraction after surgical correction of mitral regurgitation
    Rakesh M Suri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:442-7. 2008
    ..We sought to echocardiographically examine the early changes in left ventricular size and function after mitral valve repair or replacement for mitral regurgitation caused by leaflet prolapse...
  47. pmc Intraoperative echocardiography in valvular heart disease: an evidence-based appraisal
    Hector I Michelena
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:646-55. 2010
    ..The value of IOTEE in isolated aortic valve replacement remains less clear. Evidence supporting EAU is scientifically more robust but conflicting. These findings have important clinical policy and research implications...
  48. doi request reprint The successful application of simulation-based training in thoracic surgery residency
    Harold M Burkhart
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:707-12. 2010
    ..We developed and tested a clinical simulation program in the principles and conduct of cardiopulmonary bypass with the aim of improving confidence and proficiency in this critical aspect of cardiac surgical care...
  49. ncbi request reprint Current trends in coronary revascularization
    Shannon M Dunlay
    VĂ©ronique L Roger, MD, MPH Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 11:61-70. 2009
    ..Accordingly, it is unclear whether the trend in increased use of PCI versus CABG will continue...
  50. doi request reprint Is the European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation model valid for estimating the operative risk of patients considered for percutaneous aortic valve replacement?
    Morgan L Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:566-71. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess the validity of this risk assessment at a large-volume, tertiary cardiac surgical center...
  51. doi request reprint Valve replacement options in the setting of an ascending aortic aneurysm
    Stephen H McKellar
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Future Cardiol 5:375-83. 2009
    ..In this review, we discuss valve replacement options for patients requiring aortic valve replacement and concomitant proximal aortic replacement...
  52. ncbi request reprint A torn 15-year-old aortic bioprosthesis in the setting of percutaneous coronary intervention: echocardiographic diagnosis and pathologic correlation. A case report
    Hector I Michelena
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:228-31. 2009
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Survival and reoperation risk following bicuspid aortic valve-sparing root replacement
    Basar Sareyyupoglu
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:1-8. 2009
    ..The mid-term outcome of aortic valve-sparing root replacement, reimplanting native bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valves, is unclear...
  54. doi request reprint Doppler echocardiography of 240 normal Carpentier-Edwards Duraflex porcine mitral bioprostheses: a comprehensive assessment including time velocity integral ratio and prosthesis performance index
    Lori A Blauwet
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:388-93. 2009
    ..With increasing bioprosthesis size, effective orifice area significantly increased, whereas the prosthesis performance index significantly decreased...
  55. ncbi request reprint The effect of adjuvant perfusion techniques on the incidence of paraplegia after repair of traumatic thoracic aortic transections
    Juan A Crestanello
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:625-30. 2006
    ..To analyze the effect of adjuvant perfusion techniques of the distal aorta on the outcome of traumatic thoracic aortic transections...
  56. ncbi request reprint Survival advantage and improved durability of mitral repair for leaflet prolapse subsets in the current era
    Rakesh M Suri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:819-26. 2006
    ..Factors predicting long-term survival and reoperative risk after mitral valve repair for subsets with prolapse involving the anterior leaflet in the current era are unclear...
  57. ncbi request reprint Recurrent mitral regurgitation after repair: should the mitral valve be re-repaired?
    Rakesh M Suri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1390-7. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the clinical and echocardiographic outcomes of reoperation for failed mitral valve repair...
  58. ncbi request reprint Postcardiac surgical cognitive impairment in the aged using diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging
    David J Cook
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1389-95. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Fifty years of open heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic
    Richard C Daly
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:636-40. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Changing incidence, type, and natural history of conduction defects after coronary artery bypass grafting
    David J Cook
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1732-7. 2005
    ..Cardiac conduction defects occur after cardiac surgery. We hypothesized that population aging and increased use of beta-blockers would increase the incidence of new conduction defects after coronary surgery...
  61. ncbi request reprint Creation of a healing enhancement program at an academic medical center
    Susanne M Cutshall
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 13:217-23. 2007
    ..Integrated therapies such as music, massage, guided imagery, and relaxation training were explored to measure their role in patient care...
  62. ncbi request reprint Role of surgical revascularization in diabetic patients with coronary artery disease
    Enrique Gongora
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 3:249-60. 2005
    ..The review will also examine new developments in myocardial revascularization and assess their probable impact on the long-term outcome of diabetic patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Surgery for aneurysms of the aortic root: a 30-year experience
    Kenton J Zehr
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Circulation 110:1364-71. 2004
    ..This study evaluated long-term results of aortic root replacement and valve-preserving aortic root reconstruction for patients with aneurysms involving the aortic root...
  64. ncbi request reprint Irrigated bipolar radiofrequency ablation with transmurality feedback for the surgical Cox-Maze procedure
    Chad E Hamner
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 6:418-23. 2003
    ..This study aimed to demonstrate that an irrigated, bipolar RFA energy source could also effectively replicate Cox-Maze lesions with impedance monitoring to predict the transmurality of ablated tissue...
  65. ncbi request reprint Aortic arch aneurysms
    Marc R Moon
    The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Center for Thoracic Aortic Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1013, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 13:85-92. 2002
  66. doi request reprint Effect of massage therapy on pain, anxiety, and tension after cardiac surgery: a randomized study
    Brent A Bauer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:70-5. 2010
    ..Massage therapy may be an important component of the healing experience for patients after cardiovascular surgery...
  67. ncbi request reprint Complications of thoracic aortic endografts: spinal cord ischemia and stroke
    Timothy M Sullivan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:85A-88A. 2006
  68. doi request reprint Left ventricular mass regression after porcine versus bovine aortic valve replacement: a randomized comparison
    Rakesh M Suri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1232-7. 2009
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Recovery of left ventricular function after surgical correction of mitral regurgitation caused by leaflet prolapse
    Rakesh M Suri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1071-6. 2009
    ..We studied clinical and echocardiographic factors influencing return of normal left ventricular ejection fraction after mitral valve repair or replacement for mitral regurgitation caused by leaflet prolapse...
  70. ncbi request reprint Timing of operation in asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis
    Hari P Chaliki
    Mayo Clinic Arizona, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, 13400 E Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:1065-71. 2007
    ..Whether advances in molecular cardiology lead to novel therapies in preventing calcific aortic stenosis in the future remains to be seen...
  71. ncbi request reprint Marfan syndrome-diagnosis and management
    Naser M Ammash
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Curr Probl Cardiol 33:7-39. 2008
    ..Operative intervention has markedly changed the prognosis of patients with MFS and can be safely performed on an elective basis. Identification of presymptomatic patients is critical to reduce the frequency of catastrophic aortic events...
  72. ncbi request reprint Low dose nesiritide and the preservation of renal function in patients with renal dysfunction undergoing cardiopulmonary-bypass surgery: a double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study
    Horng H Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Circulation 116:I134-8. 2007
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide is a cardiac hormone that enhances glomerular filtration rate and inhibits aldosterone. Cystatin has been shown to be a better endogenous marker of renal function than creatinine...
  73. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous management of ischemic complications in patients with type-B aortic dissection
    Suresh Vedantham
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 510 South Kingshighway Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 14:181-94. 2003
    ..To review our experience with the use of percutaneous methods to manage the ischemic complications of type-B aortic dissection...
  74. doi request reprint Reversible unilateral brain edema presenting with major neurologic deficit after valve repair
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Department of Neurology, Division of Critical Care Neurology, Diagnostic Radiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:634-7. 2008
    ..The cause for the unilateral brain edema is unknown, but the patient's clinical course and imaging are supportive for a variant of a hyperperfusion syndrome or reversible encephalopathy. The outcome was excellent...
  75. ncbi request reprint Can late survival of patients with moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation be impacted by intervention on the valve?
    Kevin M Harris
    The Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1468-75. 2002
    ..We therefore reviewed early and late outcomes of patients undergoing revascularization with or without mitral valve surgery...
  76. ncbi request reprint Management of intramural hematoma of the ascending aorta: still room for debate
    Thoralf M Sundt
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:894-5. 2002
  77. ncbi request reprint Double valve replacement in a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta
    George S Chrysant
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1010, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:751-4. 2002
    ..This represents the second reported survival of double valve replacement in osteogenesis imperfecta and a reduced mortality rate for this procedure...
  78. ncbi request reprint Trends in the surgical management of ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Chad E Hamner
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:116-24. 2003
    ..Available clinical information is from retrospective studies with all of their inherent limitations and potential for bias. Still, progress is being made as increasing attention is focused on this clinically important entity...
  79. ncbi request reprint Coronary revascularization in the community. A population-based study, 1990 to 2004
    Yariv Gerber
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1223-9. 2007
    ..We sought to examine temporal trends in the utilization of coronary revascularization in a geographically defined population...
  80. doi request reprint Expert consensus document on the treatment of descending thoracic aortic disease using endovascular stent-grafts
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery and Marfan Syndrome Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:S1-41. 2008
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Role and results of surgery in acute type B aortic dissection: insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD)
    Santi Trimarchi
    Cardiovascular Center E Malan, Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Italy
    Circulation 114:I357-64. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers of the descending thoracic aorta may be managed expectantly
    Tarek S Absi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Vascular 12:307-11. 2004
    ..Among the remaining 10 symptomatic patients, 3 had an aortic operation and 2 died of unknown causes during follow-up (median 586 days). These data suggest that, in selected cases, PAU may be managed expectantly with careful observation...
  83. ncbi request reprint A cautionary note regarding long-term sequelae of biologic glue
    Dumbor L Ngaage
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:937-8. 2005
  84. ncbi request reprint Complete resorption of a thoracic aortic aneurysm after stent-graft placement
    Marc R Moon
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1013, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:316. 2002
  85. ncbi request reprint Valve replacement after T-grafting: "beating heart surgery"
    Hendrick B Barner
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:756-7. 2006
    ..This approach avoids injury to the T-graft from dissection and clamping, saves time, and simplifies the operation...
  86. ncbi request reprint Melagatran for thromboprophylaxis after mechanical valve implantation: results in a heterotopic porcine model
    Jess L Thompson
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:359-65. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine whether melagatran would be effective in preventing thrombus formation on heterotopically placed mechanical heart valves...
  87. ncbi request reprint Surgery insight: the dilated ascending aorta--indications for surgical intervention
    James E Davies
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 4:330-9. 2007
    ..Recently developed valve-sparing root reconstructive options, however, are promising and have encouraged an even more aggressive surgical stance...
  88. 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...
  89. doi request reprint In-patient international normalized ratio self-testing instruction after mechanical heart valve implantation
    Jess L Thompson
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:2046-50. 2008
    ..Self-testing instruction usually begins several weeks after hospital discharge. We evaluated the feasibility of in-hospital INR self-testing instruction in patients recovering from valve replacement...