Joanna Chikwe

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Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cardiac anesthesia and surgery in geriatric patients: epidemiology, current surgical outcomes, and future directions
    J G Castillo
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, NY, United States
    HSR Proc Intensive Care Cardiovasc Anesth 1:6-19. 2009
  2. doi request reprint National outcomes in acute aortic dissection: influence of surgeon and institutional volume on operative mortality
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1563-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Integrated thoracic residency program applicants: the best and the brightest?
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1586-91. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Can three-dimensional echocardiography accurately predict complexity of mitral valve repair?
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York 10029, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:518-24. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Surgical strategies for functional tricuspid regurgitation
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:90-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint State of the art: degenerative mitral valve disease
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, United States
    Heart Lung Circ 18:319-29. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Current concepts in reoperative cardiac surgery
    Joanna Chilwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 13:206-14. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Current concepts in ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Joanna Chikwe
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 13:215-24. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Current diagnosis and management of left main coronary disease
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1190 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:420-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Frailty: the missing element in predicting operative mortality
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:109-10. 2010

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Publications42

  1. pmc Cardiac anesthesia and surgery in geriatric patients: epidemiology, current surgical outcomes, and future directions
    J G Castillo
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, NY, United States
    HSR Proc Intensive Care Cardiovasc Anesth 1:6-19. 2009
    ....
  2. doi request reprint National outcomes in acute aortic dissection: influence of surgeon and institutional volume on operative mortality
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1563-9. 2013
    ..Despite clinical and technical advances, acute aortic dissection carries high operative mortality. This study was designed to establish whether this is influenced by institution and surgeon volume...
  3. doi request reprint Integrated thoracic residency program applicants: the best and the brightest?
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1586-91. 2011
    ..Comparative data are lacking on the numbers and nature of applicants to North American 6-year integrated thoracic residency and traditional thoracic fellowship programs...
  4. doi request reprint Can three-dimensional echocardiography accurately predict complexity of mitral valve repair?
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York 10029, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:518-24. 2012
    ..Repair feasibility is highly dependent on surgical experience and repair complexity. We sought an objective means of predicting complexity of repair using three-dimensional (3D) transoesophageal echocardiography...
  5. doi request reprint Surgical strategies for functional tricuspid regurgitation
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:90-6. 2010
    ..In this work we review the current indications for tricuspid valve repair in patients undergoing other cardiac surgery operations and also the various options available to the surgeon...
  6. doi request reprint State of the art: degenerative mitral valve disease
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, United States
    Heart Lung Circ 18:319-29. 2009
    ..This review focuses on indications, timing and techniques for mitral valve repair in degenerative disease, emphasising the importance of anatomy in surgical outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Current concepts in reoperative cardiac surgery
    Joanna Chilwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 13:206-14. 2009
    ..This article summarizes techniques used in reoperative cardiac surgery, outlines a risk-stratified approach to operative planning, and reviews the literature on outcomes after reoperative valvular and coronary surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Current concepts in ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Joanna Chikwe
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 13:215-24. 2009
    ..This review describes the rationale behind current surgical approaches to AF and summarizes the results achieved with current techniques...
  9. doi request reprint Current diagnosis and management of left main coronary disease
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1190 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:420-8. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Frailty: the missing element in predicting operative mortality
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:109-10. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint The impact of moderate-to-end-stage renal failure on outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 24:574-9. 2010
    ..The authors aimed to establish the relative impact of dialysis-dependent renal failure (DRF) and nondialysis-dependent renal failure (NDRF) on early and late outcome after CABG surgery...
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of the results of aortic valve replacement with or without concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with left ventricular ejection fraction < or =30% versus patients with ejection fraction >30%
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1717-21. 2009
    ..However, patients with strong risk factors for postoperative renal and respiratory failure might derive less benefit from conventional surgical AVR...
  13. ncbi request reprint What are the barriers to training residents in aortic root surgery?
    Antonio Polanco
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Fifth Avenue, New York 10029, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:776-81. 2013
    ..Aortic root surgery is a technically demanding procedure that is performed infrequently by most surgeons, with national mortality rates over 10%. The study aim was to identify the barriers to training residents in this operation...
  14. doi request reprint Does payer status impact clinical outcomes after cardiac surgery? A propensity analysis
    Antonio Polanco
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 15:E262-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that this difference in provision of continuing care would be associated with adverse clinical outcomes after cardiac surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting postoperative renal failure requiring dialysis, and an analysis of long-term outcome in patients undergoing valve surgery
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 1028, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 17:657-65. 2008
    ..The study aim was to determine the incidence and predictors of renal failure in these patients, and to create a model based on these risk factors that could serve as a tool to predict this complication...
  16. ncbi request reprint Results and predictors of early and late outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in octogenarians
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:784-92. 2007
    ..The results were compared with 2 other age groups including septuagenarians and patients <70 years old...
  17. doi request reprint Predictors and early and late outcomes of respiratory failure in contemporary cardiac surgery
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    Chest 133:713-21. 2008
    ..This study was designed to analyze the incidence, predictors of RF, and early and late outcomes following this complication in a large contemporary cardiac surgery population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changing prevalence, profile, and outcomes of patients with HIV undergoing cardiac surgery in the United States
    Antonio Polanco
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
    Am Heart J 167:363-8. 2014
    ..Little is known about the prevalence, risk profile, and outcomes of patients with HIV undergoing cardiac surgery. This study was designed to evaluate clinical outcomes and national trends in this population in the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Operative mortality and morbidity after the Ross procedure: a 26- year learning curve
    Paul Stelzer
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:767-75. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the impact of surgeon experience on early outcomes after the Ross procedure...
  20. doi request reprint Prosthesis type has minimal impact on survival after valve surgery in patients with moderate to end-stage renal failure
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3613-21. 2008
    ..Few previous studies have reported on the outcome of patients with renal failure (RF) undergoing valvular surgery, particularly with regard to choice of valve prosthesis...
  21. doi request reprint Incidence, epidemiology, and prognosis of residual pulmonary hypertension after mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation
    Andrew B Goldstone
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:755-60. 2011
    ..In conclusion, residual PH is a clinically important entity common after mitral valve repair for degenerative disease and is associated with clinical variables that aid in the preoperative prediction of at-risk patients...
  22. doi request reprint A propensity score-adjusted retrospective comparison of early and mid-term results of mitral valve repair versus replacement in octogenarians
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:618-26. 2011
    ..Feasibility and efficacy of mitral repair in the elderly remain controversial. This study aims to compare outcomes of mitral repair and replacement in octogenarians...
  23. ncbi request reprint Excellent early and late outcomes of aortic valve replacement in people aged 80 and older
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:255-61. 2008
    ..To investigate early and late outcome of aortic valve replacement (AVR) in a large cohort of patients aged 80 and older...
  24. ncbi request reprint Logistic risk model predicting postoperative respiratory failure in patients undergoing valve surgery
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 1028, United States
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:953-9. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine the incidence and predictors of RF in these patients. We also aimed to create a model based on these risk factors that could serve as a tool for the prediction of this complication...
  25. doi request reprint Bilateral internal mammary artery grafts, mortality and morbidity: an analysis of 1 526 360 coronary bypass operations
    Shinobu Itagaki
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1190 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Heart 99:849-53. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of bilateral internal mammary artery (BIMA) on early outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  26. doi request reprint Rationale and initial experience with the Tri-Ad Adams tricuspid annuloplasty ring
    Federico Milla
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 102, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:S71-3. 2012
    ..In this article, we discuss the rational for an aggressive approach to functional tricuspid regurgitation, and show our initial clinical experience with the Tri-Ad Adams annuloplasty ring...
  27. doi request reprint Prosthetic valve selection for middle-aged patients with aortic stenosis
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Nat Rev Cardiol 7:711-9. 2010
    ..Informed patient choice is the most important factor in deciding which valve to use, with biological valves increasingly favored over mechanical valves in middle-aged patients...
  28. doi request reprint Predictors and outcomes of seizures after cardiac surgery: a multivariable analysis of 2,578 patients
    Andrew B Goldstone
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:514-8. 2011
    ..Limited data exist regarding the epidemiology and prognosis of seizures in adults after cardiac surgery. The aim of this study was to define preoperative predictors of seizures and impact on postoperative outcomes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Early and late outcomes of cardiac surgery in patients with moderate to severe preoperative renal dysfunction without dialysis
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1190 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:90-5. 2008
    ..NDRF is a strong independent predictor of hospital mortality and morbidity in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Preoperative renal dysfunction also adversely affects long-term survival in these patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Tracheostomy is not a risk factor for deep sternal wound infection after cardiac surgery
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 1028, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1984-91. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to analyze the interaction between these two variables. We hypothesize that respiratory failure and not tracheostomy per se is associated with an increased risk of DSWI...
  31. doi request reprint Does prior coronary bypass surgery present a unique risk for reoperative valve surgery?
    Andrew Breglio
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1603-8. 2013
    ..This study was therefore designed to examine whether previous coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a significant risk factor for adverse outcomes after reoperative cardiac surgery...
  32. ncbi request reprint Excellent results of contemporary coronary artery bypass grafting with systematic application of modern perioperative strategies
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E349-56. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the outcome of contemporary CABG following the implementation of the above measures in our practice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of body mass index on early outcome and late survival in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting or valve surgery or both
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1702-8. 2007
    ..8, 95% CI 1.3 to 2.5, p<0.001). In conclusion, cardiac surgery can be performed safely in both underweight and obese patients but carries a higher postoperative rate of major complications...
  34. doi request reprint Cardiac anesthesia and surgery in geriatric patients
    George Silvay
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 12:18-28. 2008
    ..The data clearly indicate that no patient group is "too old" for cardiac surgery and that excellent outcomes can be achieved in selected group of elderly patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Tricuspid valve repair for treatment and prevention of secondary tricuspid regurgitation in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery
    Ani C Anyanwu
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1190 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 10:110-7. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Results and predictors of early and late outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with severely depressed left ventricular function
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 1028, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:808-16. 2007
    ..However, the potential impact of off-pump CABG in this group of patients remains unknown. In addition, there are only scarce data regarding long-term survival and its predictors in this patient population...
  37. doi request reprint Re-repair of the mitral valve as a primary strategy for early and late failures of mitral valve repair
    Anelechi C Anyanwu
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:352-7; discussion 357-8. 2014
    ..These patients have traditionally been treated by mitral valve replacement. We have adopted an aggressive strategy of valve re-repair for failures of mitral valve repair and present our mid-term results...
  38. doi request reprint Incidence and outcomes of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in patients undergoing cardiac surgery in north america: an analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample
    Matthew Seigerman
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 28:98-102. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify the impact of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) on outcomes after cardiac surgery...
  39. doi request reprint Operative mortality and stroke after on-pump vs off-pump surgery in high-risk patients: an analysis of 83,914 coronary bypass operations
    Paul Cavallaro
    The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:159-64. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the early outcomes of off-pump and on-pump surgeries in high-risk patient groups...
  40. doi request reprint Modified Cabrol shunt to treat left ventricular rupture
    Andrew B Goldstone
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:313-4. 2010
    ..We describe how a modified Cabrol shunt was used to address intractable hemorrhage from a left ventricular rupture after reoperative mitral valve replacement...
  41. doi request reprint Evaluating the obtunded patient after cardiac surgery: the role of continuous electroencephalography
    Lara V Marcuse
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1028, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Crit Care 29:316.e1-5. 2014
    ..This prospective study was designed to evaluate the role of continuous electroencephalography (EEG) in the management of adult patients with neurological dysfunction early after cardiac surgery...
  42. doi request reprint Ross procedure
    Joanna Chikwe
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1190 Fifth Avenue, Box 1028, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2011:mmcts.2009.004176. 2011
    ..We summarise our results in 461 patients, and provide a brief overview of the literature. ..