Christian D Etz

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Aortic arch resection and ligation of the descending thoracic aorta to manage a ruptured thoracoabdominal aneurysm
    Aaron Weiss
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:614-6. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: is reimplantation of spinal cord arteries a waste of time?
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1670-7. 2006
  3. pmc Spinal cord blood flow and ischemic injury after experimental sacrifice of thoracic and abdominal segmental arteries
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:1030-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Staged repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms using the elephant trunk technique: a consecutive series of 215 first stage and 120 complete repairs
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:605-14; discussion 614-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Axillary cannulation significantly improves survival and neurologic outcome after atherosclerotic aneurysm repair of the aortic root and ascending aorta
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:441-6; discussion 446-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Reoperative aortic root and transverse arch procedures: a comparison with contemporaneous primary operations
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:860-7, 867.e1-3. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint When to operate on the bicuspid valve patient with a modestly dilated ascending aorta
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1884-90; discussion 1891-2. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Direct spinal cord perfusion pressure monitoring in extensive distal aortic aneurysm repair
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1764-73; discussion 1773-4. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Selective cerebral perfusion at 28 degrees C--is the spinal cord safe?
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, PO Box 1028, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:946-55. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Redo lateral thoracotomy for reoperative descending and thoracoabdominal aortic repair: a consecutive series of 60 patients
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:758-66; discussion 767. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Aortic arch resection and ligation of the descending thoracic aorta to manage a ruptured thoracoabdominal aneurysm
    Aaron Weiss
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:614-6. 2009
    ..We report a patient with a previously repaired, ruptured, acute type B aortic dissection, who presents with a contained rupture of a TAAA...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: is reimplantation of spinal cord arteries a waste of time?
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1670-7. 2006
    ..The impact of different strategies for management of intercostal and lumbar arteries during repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAA/A) on the prevention of paraplegia remains poorly understood...
  3. pmc Spinal cord blood flow and ischemic injury after experimental sacrifice of thoracic and abdominal segmental arteries
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:1030-8. 2008
    ..This study explored SCBF for 72 h after sacrifice of all TAASA...
  4. ncbi request reprint Staged repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms using the elephant trunk technique: a consecutive series of 215 first stage and 120 complete repairs
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:605-14; discussion 614-5. 2008
    ..Repair of thoracic aneurysms (TA) involving the ascending, arch, and descending aorta results in substantial morbidity and mortality. This study evaluates outcomes with a two-stage elephant trunk (ET) technique...
  5. doi request reprint Axillary cannulation significantly improves survival and neurologic outcome after atherosclerotic aneurysm repair of the aortic root and ascending aorta
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:441-6; discussion 446-7. 2008
    ..The impact of axillary artery cannulation (AXC) on survival and neurologic outcome after operation for ascending aortic disease was retrospectively evaluated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reoperative aortic root and transverse arch procedures: a comparison with contemporaneous primary operations
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:860-7, 867.e1-3. 2008
    ..Long-term survival and risk factors affecting outcome after reoperative root/ascending aorta and transverse arch procedures have not been clearly described...
  7. ncbi request reprint When to operate on the bicuspid valve patient with a modestly dilated ascending aorta
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1884-90; discussion 1891-2. 2010
    ..Bicuspid aortic valves (BAV) are frequently associated with root/ascending aorta dilatation, but there is controversy regarding when to operate to prevent dissection of a dilated aorta associated with a well-functioning BAV...
  8. doi request reprint Direct spinal cord perfusion pressure monitoring in extensive distal aortic aneurysm repair
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1764-73; discussion 1773-4. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Selective cerebral perfusion at 28 degrees C--is the spinal cord safe?
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, PO Box 1028, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:946-55. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Redo lateral thoracotomy for reoperative descending and thoracoabdominal aortic repair: a consecutive series of 60 patients
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:758-66; discussion 767. 2009
    ..Reoperative descending thoracic aorta (DTA) or thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) surgery is a challenge because of increased risk of lung injury and diffuse bleeding...
  11. ncbi request reprint Staged repair significantly reduces paraplegia rate after extensive thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1464-72. 2010
    ..Strategies to prevent ischemic spinal cord damage after extensive segmental artery sacrifice-or occlusion, essential for endovascular repair-are still evolving...
  12. doi request reprint Paraplegia after extensive thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: does critical spinal cord ischemia occur postoperatively?
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:324-30. 2008
    ..Spinal cord injury can occur not only during extensive thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair but also postoperatively, causing delayed-onset paraplegia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary complications after descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: predictors, prevention, and treatment
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S870-6; discussion S890-2. 2007
    ..The aim of the current retrospective study is to determine predictors of postoperative pulmonary complications and prolonged hospital stay...
  14. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord perfusion after extensive segmental artery sacrifice: can paraplegia be prevented?
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:643-8. 2007
    ..Understanding the ability of the paraspinal anastomotic network to provide adequate spinal cord perfusion pressure (SCPP) critical for both surgical and endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Aortic root reconstruction with a bioprosthetic valved conduit: a consecutive series of 275 procedures
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1455-63. 2007
    ..The study objective was to assess the results of aortic root reconstruction using composite conduits with stented bioprosthetic valves...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after the Bentall procedure in 206 patients with bicuspid aortic valve
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1186-93; discussion 1193-4. 2007
    ..We report the results of Bentall operations in 206 BAV patients during an 18-year interval...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vascular graft replacement of the ascending and descending aorta: do Dacron grafts grow?
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1206-12; discussion 1212-3. 2007
    ..The tendency of Dacron vascular grafts to expand after placement in the ascending and descending thoracic aorta has been noted, but never described in detail...
  18. doi request reprint Measuring the collateral network pressure to minimize paraplegia risk in thoracoabdominal aneurysm resection
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:S125-30; discussion S142-S146. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Impact of perfusion strategy on outcome after repair for acute type a aortic dissection
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Leipzig, Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:78-85. 2014
    ..The impact of antegrade versus retrograde perfusion during cardiopulmonary bypass on short- and long-term outcome after repair for acute type A aortic dissection is controversial...
  20. doi request reprint Long-term survival after open repair of chronic distal aortic dissection
    Stefano Zoli
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1458-66. 2010
    ..The optimal treatment of chronic distal aortic dissection remains controversial, with endovascular stent-graft techniques challenging traditional surgery...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after composite mechanical aortic root replacement: a consecutive series of 448 cases
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S41-7. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of different etiologies on the outcome and mortality after mechanical composite aortic root/ascending replacement...
  22. doi request reprint The Bentall procedure: is it the gold standard? A series of 597 consecutive cases
    Christian D Etz
    Departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesia, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:S64-70; discussion S86-91. 2010
    ..We compared aortic root reconstructions using conduits with biological valves and mechanical valves...
  23. doi request reprint Staged approach prevents spinal cord injury in hybrid surgical-endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: an experimental model
    Moritz S Bischoff
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:138-46; discussion 146. 2011
    ..In a porcine model, we investigated the impact of sudden stent graft occlusion of thoracic intercostal arteries after open lumbar segmental artery (SA) ligation...
  24. doi request reprint Experimental two-stage simulated repair of extensive thoracoabdominal aneurysms reduces paraplegia risk
    Stefano Zoli
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:722-9. 2010
    ..In a pig model, we compared spinal cord injury after extensive segmental artery (SA) sacrifice in a single stage with recovery after a two-stage procedure: lumbar artery followed by thoracic SA sacrifice...
  25. doi request reprint Predicting the risk of paraplegia after thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
    Stefano Zoli
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1237-44; discussion 1245. 2010
    ..For safer surgical and endovascular repairs, an accurate prediction of the risk of paraplegia in relation to the extent of SA sacrifice is needed...
  26. doi request reprint Longevity after aortic root replacement: is the mechanically valved conduit really the gold standard for quinquagenarians?
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 128:S253-62. 2013
    ..The choice of the best conduit for root/ascending disease and its impact on longevity remain controversial in quinquagenarians...
  27. pmc The collateral network concept: a reassessment of the anatomy of spinal cord perfusion
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:1020-8. 2011
    ..Recent laboratory studies and clinical observations suggest that a robust collateral network must exist to explain preservation of spinal cord perfusion when segmental vessels are interrupted. An anatomic study was undertaken...
  28. pmc The collateral network concept: remodeling of the arterial collateral network after experimental segmental artery sacrifice
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:1029-36. 2011
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Experience with the conventional and frozen elephant trunk techniques: a single-centre study
    Sergey Leontyev
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:1076-82; discussion 1083. 2013
    ..We retrospectively analysed our results comparing two different techniques: the conventional elephant trunk (cET) and the frozen elephant trunk (FET) operation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Surgery for infective endocarditis complicated by cerebral embolism: a consecutive series of 375 patients
    Martin Misfeld
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1837-44. 2014
    ..To determine the influence of silent and symptomatic cerebral embolism on outcome of urgent/emergent surgery after acute infective endocarditis (AIE)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Optimal treatment for patients with chronic Stanford type B aortic dissection: endovascularly, surgically or both?
    Michal Nozdrzykowski
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:e165-74; discussion e174. 2013
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of delayed retrograde type A aortic dissection following complete supra-aortic de-branching and stent-grafting of the transverse arch
    Maximilian Luehr
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:958-63. 2013
    ..We describe here our initial experience with this technique, including the management of 2 patients who developed a retrograde type A aortic dissection post-de-branching...
  33. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive segmental artery coil embolization for preconditioning of the spinal cord collateral network before one-stage descending and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
    Maximilian Luehr
    From the Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig Heart Center University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Innovations (Phila) 9:60-5. 2014
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Isolated reoperative minimally invasive tricuspid valve operations
    Bettina Pfannmüller
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Centre, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:2005-10. 2012
    ..We analyzed our early and midterm results with reoperative TVR/r in this unique patient cohort...
  35. doi request reprint A rare pattern of acute type A aortic dissection: circumferential intimal invagination
    Konstantin von Aspern
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Centre Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:552-4. 2012
    ..Ascending aortic and hemiarch replacement was performed. This rare case should raise the surgeons' awareness that preoperative imaging can differ considerably from intraoperative findings...
  36. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: experience in acute graft failure after heart transplantation
    Sven Lehmann
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Clin Transplant 28:789-96. 2014
    ..We reviewed our ECMO experience and outcomes in HTx patients...
  37. doi request reprint Supradiaphragmatic inferior vena cava cannulation for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Gabriele Di Luozzo
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1286-8. 2009
    ..On rare occasions, optimal femoral venous access for establishing cardiopulmonary bypass is not possible. We present our experience with cannulation of the supradiaphragmatic inferior vena cava...
  38. doi request reprint Modern temperature management in aortic arch surgery: the dilemma of moderate hypothermia
    Maximilian Luehr
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig Heart Center University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:27-39. 2014
    ....
  39. pmc Mid-term outcome after surgical repair of congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis by extended aortoplasty
    Farhad Bakhtiary
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:688-90. 2013
    ..Our objective was to review the mid-term outcomes of SVAS repair with extended aortoplasty...
  40. pmc Current indications for surgical repair in patients with bicuspid aortic valve and ascending aortic ectasia
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Strümpellstraße 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2012:313879. 2012
    ..This paper discusses the indications for preventive, elective repair of the aortic root, and ascending aorta in patients with a BAV and a moderately dilated-or ectatic-ascending aorta...
  41. ncbi request reprint Perioperative management to improve neurologic outcome in thoracic or thoracoabdominal aortic stent-grafting
    Ernst Weigang
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1679-87. 2006
    ..We investigated spinal cord protective measures with evoked potentials, cerebrospinal fluid drainage, and prevention of hypotension to minimize postoperative neurologic deficit...
  42. ncbi request reprint Incidence of neurological complications following overstenting of the left subclavian artery
    Ernst Weigang
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:628-36. 2007
    ..We thus evaluated whether this procedure is associated with a higher rate of neurological complications by focusing on the management of the supra-aortic vessels...
  43. ncbi request reprint Aortic arch replacement with a trifurcated graft
    David Spielvogel
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York College of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla 10595, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S791-5; discussion S824-31. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the results of aortic arch replacement using a trifurcated arch graft in conjunction with hypothermic circulatory arrest (HCA) and selective antegrade cerebral perfusion (SCP)...