Farzan Filsoufi

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Excellent results of cardiac surgery in patients with previous liver transplantation
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Liver Disease, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:1317-23. 2007
  4. 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
  5. pmc Predictors and outcome of gastrointestinal complications in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Surg 246:323-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Early and late outcome of cardiac surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York NY 10029 1028, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:990-5. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Clopidogrel treatment before coronary artery bypass graft surgery increases postoperative morbidity and blood product requirements
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 22:60-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of functional tricuspid regurgitation with a new remodeling annuloplasty ring
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:874-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Physiologic basis for the surgical treatment of ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:261-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Effective management of refractory postcardiotomy bleeding with the use of recombinant activated factor VII
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1779-83. 2006

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. doi 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...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Excellent results of cardiac surgery in patients with previous liver transplantation
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Liver Disease, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:1317-23. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that these patients should be considered for cardiac surgery in reference centers with expertise in complex cardiac procedures and perioperative management of these highly specific patients...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Predictors and outcome of gastrointestinal complications in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Surg 246:323-9. 2007
    ..To determine the incidence and independent predictors of gastrointestinal complications (GICs) following cardiac surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Early and late outcome of cardiac surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York NY 10029 1028, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:990-5. 2007
    ..Operative mortality remains high in class C patients. Careful patient selection is critical in order to improve surgical outcome in patients with cirrhosis...
  7. doi request reprint Clopidogrel treatment before coronary artery bypass graft surgery increases postoperative morbidity and blood product requirements
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 22:60-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of preoperative clopidogrel treatment on postoperative bleeding, mortality, and morbidity in patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of functional tricuspid regurgitation with a new remodeling annuloplasty ring
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:874-9. 2006
    ..A new 3-dimensional remodeling prosthesis has been developed to address the issue of residual TR. We report our early experience with this new 3-dimensional prosthetic remodeling ring, the Edwards MC 3 system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physiologic basis for the surgical treatment of ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:261-8. 2006
    ..In this article, the authors define ischemic MR and review its pathophysiology, current management strategies, and future directions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effective management of refractory postcardiotomy bleeding with the use of recombinant activated factor VII
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1779-83. 2006
    ..Herein we report our experience with the off-label use of rFVIIa in patients with refractory postcardiotomy bleeding...
  11. ncbi request reprint Principles of reconstructive surgery in degenerative mitral valve disease
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 1028, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:103-10. 2007
    ..Today, reconstructive techniques are standardized, reliable, and reproducible, and therefore should be applied systematically to all patients with degenerative valvular disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diabetes is not a risk factor for hospital mortality following contemporary coronary artery bypass grafting
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1190 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:753-8. 2007
    ..Therefore, our data suggest that diabetes may, in fact, not be a risk factor for adverse outcome following CABG. However, long-term survival in diabetics remains significantly inferior compared to non-diabetics...
  13. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 1028, USA
    J Card Surg 23:600-5. 2008
    ..We measured the preoperative and postoperative BNP levels in this population and analyzed the impact of the increased BNP level on surgical outcome...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors and early and late outcomes of dialysis-dependent patients in contemporary cardiac surgery
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 22:522-9. 2008
    ..The authors also analyzed early and late outcome of patients with this complication...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Incidence, topography, predictors and long-term survival after stroke in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:862-70. 2008
    ..This study analyzed the incidence and timing of stroke, the topography and mechanisms of cerebral lesions, independent predictors, and late outcome after the occurrence of this complication in patients undergoing CABG...
  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 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incidence, treatment strategies and outcome of deep sternal wound infection after orthotopic heart transplantation
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 1028, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:1084-90. 2007
    ..Herein we report the incidence, clinical presentation, treatment strategies and early and late outcome after this complication...
  22. ncbi request reprint Excellent outcomes of cardiac surgery in patients infected with HIV in the current era
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:532-6. 2006
    ..We report the outcome of cardiac surgery recently performed in patients with documented human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of tricuspid valve replacement in the current era
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:845-50. 2005
    ..We report the results of our experience in a high-risk patient population with an emphasis on operative mortality, long-term survival, and valve related events according to the type of prosthesis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Optimal surgical management of severe tricuspid regurgitation in cardiac transplant patients
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:289-93. 2006
    ..Herein we report our experience in a group of patients requiring surgical correction of symptomatic severe TR after OHT...
  25. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular false aneurysm following percutaneus balloon aortic valvuloplasty: magnetic resonance imaging as diagnostic tool
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1190 Fifth Avenue, Box 1028, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:193. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Current management of ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Box 1028, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1 East 100th Street, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 72:105-15. 2005
    ..In this article we define ischemic mitral regurgitation and review its pathophysiology, clinical presentations, diagnosis, indication for surgery, and management...
  27. ncbi request reprint A three-dimensional ring annuloplasty for the treatment of tricuspid regurgitation
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2273-7. 2006
    ..Herein we report our early experience with a new three-dimensional remodeling prosthetic ring (Edwards MC3 annuloplasty system [Edwards LifeSciences, Irvine, CA])...
  28. ncbi request reprint Current results of combined coronary artery bypass grafting and mitral annuloplasty in patients with moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:747-53. 2004
    ..Herein, operative mortality rates in patients undergoing combined CABG and mitral annuloplasty for moderate ischemic MR were examined...
  29. doi request reprint Epidemiology of deep sternal wound infection in cardiac surgery
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 23:488-94. 2009
    ..The early and late outcomes of patients with this complication also were analyzed...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Incidence, imaging analysis, and early and late outcomes of stroke after cardiac valve operation
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1472-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, stroke after valvular surgery is associated with an increased hospital mortality and morbidity and decreased long-term survival...
  32. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation using cryothermy in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:990-5. 2008
    ..It appears, however, that there is a higher rate of recurrence during later follow-up...
  33. doi request reprint Management of anomalous left circumflex artery encircling the aortic annulus in a patient undergoing multivalvular surgery
    Javier G Castillo
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Card Surg 24:667-9. 2009
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  34. doi request reprint Early and late outcome of cardiac surgery in dialysis-dependent patients: single-center experience with 245 consecutive patients
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:915-22. 2008
    ..In addition, predictors of long-term outcome are not well characterized...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint High-risk mitral valve surgery: perioperative hemodynamic optimization with nesiritide (BNP)
    Sacha P Salzberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:502-6. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that the perioperative use of Nesiritide is safe, and may improve surgical outcomes...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Large annuloplasty rings facilitate mitral valve repair in Barlow's disease
    David H Adams
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029 1028, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2096-100; discussion 2101. 2006
    ..We report our experience with the use of large rings in Barlow's disease...
  43. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and predictors of success of a radiofrequency- or cryothermy-simplified left-sided maze procedure in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery
    Anil K Gehi
    The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:360-7; discussion 367-8. 2006
    ..Unlike the classical Cox-Maze III operation, a simplified left-sided maze procedure can be performed without any significant increase in operative complexity...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Remodeling annuloplasty using a prosthetic ring designed for correcting type-IIIb ischemic mitral regurgitation]
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Departamento de Cirugía Cardiotorácica, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Nueva York, USA
    Rev Esp Cardiol 60:1151-8. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to review the rationale underlying the creation of the ring and to report our early clinical experience...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in mitral valve repair for degenerative disease
    David H Adams
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 11:241-57. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint Cardiac myxoma: preoperative diagnosis using a multimodal imaging approach and surgical outcome in a large contemporary series
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1190 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 1028, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:479-83. 2007
    ..MRI shows specific tissue characteristics facilitating the diagnosis of myxoma preoperatively. Surgery should be performed promptly and this can provide excellent early and mid-term results...
  48. pmc Early and mid-term results of off-pump endarterectomy of the left anterior descending artery
    Mitsuko Takahashi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:301-5. 2013
    ..We report on our series of patients who underwent off-pump coronary endarterectomy of the left anterior descending (LAD) artery using an open endarterectomy technique...
  49. doi request reprint Excellent results of cardiac surgery in patients with previous kidney transplantation
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 23:8-13. 2009
    ..Patients with a kidney allograft are at high risk for the development of cardiovascular diseases that may require surgical intervention. Little is known about the outcome of cardiac surgery in these patients...
  50. doi request reprint Results and predictors of early and late outcome of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients with ejection fraction less than 20%
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 101:547-56. 2008
    ..Recent studies have suggested that outcomes in patients with EF less or equal to 20% undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery are improving, but the trend in the outcomes remains unclear...
  51. ncbi request reprint Increased neointimal formation after surgical vein grafting in a murine model of type 2 diabetes
    Sacha P Salzberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1190 Fifth Ave, Box 1028, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Circulation 114:I302-7. 2006
    ..We evaluate a new mouse model of surgical vein grafting to investigate the mechanisms of neointimal formation in the setting of type 2 diabetes...
  52. doi request reprint Epicardial pulmonary vein isolation: a long-term histologic and imaging animal study comparing cryothermy versus radiofrequency
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:849-56. 2008
    ..The efficacy and safety of epicardial beating-heart PV isolation with clamp devices using cryothermy or bipolar radiofrequency energy was studied...
  53. 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...
  54. doi request reprint Quadruple valve surgery in carcinoid heart disease
    Javier G Castillo
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029 1028, USA
    J Card Surg 23:523-5. 2008
    ..Valve reconstruction is rarely performed in patients with carcinoid heart disease. However, in selected cases it is a valuable alternative technique with good mid-term outcome...
  55. ncbi request reprint Multimodal characterization of a large right atrial mass after surgical repair of an atrial septal defect
    Dmitry Nemirovsky
    The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and The Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:1117-9. 2006
    ..The mass was resected and the diagnosis confirmed on histopathologic examination. This case illustrates the utility of a multimodal approach in characterizing cardiac masses...
  56. doi request reprint Surgical left atrial appendage occlusion: evaluation of a novel device with magnetic resonance imaging
    Sacha P Salzberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:766-70. 2008
    ..Using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), we studied the safety and effectiveness of a new device for LAA occlusion in a primate model...
  57. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted trans-mitral left ventricular false aneurysm repair with a septal occluder
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:799. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of stroke after cardiac surgery in the current era
    Ani C Anyanwu
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1121-7. 2007
    ..We examine the epidemiology of stroke after cardiac surgery in a contemporary surgical population...
  59. ncbi request reprint The modern surgical management of atrial fibrillation
    Anil K Gehi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Box 1028, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One East 100th Street, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:751-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, the modified maze procedure should be offered to all mitral valve surgery patients and potentially to all cardiac surgery patients with a history of paroxysmal, persistent, or permanent atrial fibrillation...
  60. doi request reprint Compression of an anomalous left circumflex artery after aortic and mitral valve replacement
    Prashant Vaishnava
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1887-9. 2011
    ..An emergent reoperation with surgical revascularization was performed. Intraoperatively, the mechanism of injury to the LCX was determined to be compression of the distal LCX by the sewing ring of the two prosthetic valves...
  61. doi request reprint Transcatheter closure of recurrent postmyocardial infarction ventricular septal defect facilitated by percutaneous left ventricle access
    Barry A Love
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:259-61. 2010
    ..Successful transcatheter closure using an Amplatzer Muscular VSD Occluder was facilitated by direct percutaneous left ventricular access...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery surgery: conventional coronary artery bypass grafting versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
    Sacha P Salzberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:509-16. 2005
    ..The exact role of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting is still vaguely defined and being critically evaluated. Our aim is to provide an objective review of the recent literature in regard to surgical outcomes...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular surgery in patients with HIV: epidemiology, current indications, and long-term outcome]
    Javier G Castillo
    Departamento de Cirugía Cardiotorácica, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Nueva York, Estados Unidos
    Rev Esp Cardiol 61:480-6. 2008
    ..As a consequence, referrals for cardiovascular surgery have increased...
  65. ncbi request reprint How fast does an atrial myxoma grow?
    Eva Karlof
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1510-2. 2006
    ..Pathology showed a myxoma that measured 15 x 3 cm implying a growth rate of 1.36 x 0.3 cm/month...
  66. ncbi request reprint Infected aortic pseudoaneurysm at the site of a proximal mechanical anastomosic connector following off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: case report
    Sacha P Salzberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 7:E315-6. 2004
    ..The patient developed a malignant deep sternal wound infection that subsequently led to an aortic pseudoaneurysm at the site of proximal anastomosis...
  67. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography angiography is an excellent tool for the diagnosis of congenital coronary artery anomalies: a report of 2 cases
    Parwis B Rahmanian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10028, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E99-E101. 2007
    ..Herein, we report our experience with computed tomography coronary angiography, describing 2 clinical cases of patients with symptomatic congenital coronary artery anomalies requiring cardiac surgery...
  68. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve repair with Carpentier-McCarthy-Adams IMR ETlogix annuloplasty ring for ischemic mitral regurgitation: early echocardiographic results from a multi-center study
    Masao Daimon
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 114:I588-93. 2006
    ..We used quantitative 2-dimensional echo to examine early results of mitral valve (MV) repair with the CMA IMR ETlogix annuloplasty ring in patients with IMR...
  69. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of the ischemic mitral valve
    David H Adams
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:S21-5. 2002
    ..A prospective randomized trial between CABG and CABG + mitral annuloplasty is necessary to further define the best management strategy for patients with moderate ischemic MR...
  70. ncbi request reprint Liberal use of delayed sternal closure for postcardiotomy hemodynamic instability
    Curtis A Anderson
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1484-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the current incidence, survival, and predictors of mortality for open chest management at our center...
  71. doi request reprint Multimodal imaging characterization of intracardiac thrombus and myxoma
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:2162; author reply 2162-3. 2008
  72. ncbi request reprint Renal vein injury complicating removal of intravenous leiomyoma
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:820-2. 2002
  73. ncbi request reprint Another chapter in an enlarging book: repair degenerative mitral valves
    David H Adams
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1197-9. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint Management of mild to moderate aortic stenosis at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting
    Farzan Filsoufi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:S45-9. 2002
    ..For patients with mild AS who are undergoing CABG, a tailored approach involving intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography and valve inspection is the most appropriate surgical option...
  75. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and management of endocarditis after mitral valve repair
    Alexandros N Karavas
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:660-4. 2002
    ..The authors' nine-year experience with patients requiring mitral valve reoperations for endocarditis after previous mitral valve repair is reported...
  76. ncbi request reprint Repair of a left main coronary artery aneurysm using the circumflex femoral artery as a Y-interposition graft
    Curtis A Anderson
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:314-6. 2004
    ..She was successfully managed with an interposition graft fashioned from the lateral femoral circumflex artery...
  77. doi request reprint Early and late results of valvular surgery for carcinoid heart disease
    Javier G Castillo
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1507-9. 2008
  78. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve surgery after previous coronary artery bypass grafting with functioning internal mammary artery grafts
    John G Byrne
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:779-84. 2002
    ..To date, no study has been published documenting the safety and efficacy of the latter practice...
  79. ncbi request reprint Systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve
    Farzan Filsoufi
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:265-6; author reply 266. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint Open inferior vena caval anastomosis during bicaval heart transplantation
    Lishan Aklog
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:671-2. 2002
    ..A precise edge-to-edge IVC anastomosis was successfully performed in all patients. This technique may result in greater anastomotic precision and improved outcomes...
  81. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of Gal(alpha)1-3Gal(beta)1-4GlcNAc-R (alphaGal) expression on porcine valve endothelial cells
    R Saeid Farivar
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:306-14. 2003
    ..In this study, we further investigated the mechanisms of alphaGal expression on porcine valve endothelial cells...