Howard K Song

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Safe application of a restrictive transfusion protocol in moderate-risk patients undergoing cardiac operations
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1630-5. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of prothrombin complex concentrates for the treatment of coagulopathy after cardiac surgery
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1036-40. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Right ventricular outflow tract cannulation for right ventricular assist device implantation
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:333-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Left atrial plication for heart transplantation in patients with giant left atrium
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 15:E320-2. 2012
  5. pmc Long-term implications of emergency versus elective proximal aortic surgery in patients with Marfan syndrome in the Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Cardiovascular Conditions Consortium Registry
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:282-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Gender differences in mortality after mitral valve operation: evidence for higher mortality in perimenopausal women
    Howard K Song
    The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:2040-4; discussion 2045. 2008
  7. pmc Surgical treatment of patients enrolled in the national registry of genetically triggered thoracic aortic conditions
    Howard K Song
    Song, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:781-7; discussion 787-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Improved quality and cost-effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafting in the United States from 1988 to 2005
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:65-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Becker's muscular dystrophy and orthotopic heart transplantation: perioperative considerations
    Christopher B Komanapalli
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 9:E604-6. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Patient-specific insulin-resistance-guided infusion improves glycemic control in cardiac surgery
    Kirk A Caddell
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1818-23. 2010

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Safe application of a restrictive transfusion protocol in moderate-risk patients undergoing cardiac operations
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1630-5. 2014
    ..We report our experience with a restrictive transfusion protocol...
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of prothrombin complex concentrates for the treatment of coagulopathy after cardiac surgery
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1036-40. 2014
    ..We report our initial experience with the prothrombin complex concentrate FEIBA (factor VIII inhibitor bypassing activity) for the rescue treatment of coagulopathy and life-threatening bleeding after cardiac surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Right ventricular outflow tract cannulation for right ventricular assist device implantation
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:333-5. 2013
    ..We describe a technique for right ventricular outflow tract cannulation that minimizes the risk of right ventricular assist device inflow cannula obstruction and right ventricular compression. ..
  4. doi request reprint Left atrial plication for heart transplantation in patients with giant left atrium
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 15:E320-2. 2012
    ..We describe a left atrial plication technique that substantially reduces this discrepancy and allows for a standard left atrial anastomosis to be performed without any other modifications in technique...
  5. pmc Long-term implications of emergency versus elective proximal aortic surgery in patients with Marfan syndrome in the Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Cardiovascular Conditions Consortium Registry
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:282-6. 2012
    ..We compared the long-term clinical courses of patients with Marfan syndrome who survive emergency versus elective proximal aortic surgery...
  6. doi request reprint Gender differences in mortality after mitral valve operation: evidence for higher mortality in perimenopausal women
    Howard K Song
    The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:2040-4; discussion 2045. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that gender influences mortality after mitral valve operations and that it varies with age, especially during periods of declining ovarian function...
  7. pmc Surgical treatment of patients enrolled in the national registry of genetically triggered thoracic aortic conditions
    Howard K Song
    Song, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:781-7; discussion 787-8. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Improved quality and cost-effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafting in the United States from 1988 to 2005
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:65-9. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the impact of increasing patient complexity and health care cost on coronary artery bypass grafting quality and cost-effectiveness in the United States over an 18-year period...
  9. ncbi request reprint Becker's muscular dystrophy and orthotopic heart transplantation: perioperative considerations
    Christopher B Komanapalli
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 9:E604-6. 2006
    ..We reviewed our recent experience with Becker's muscular dystrophy patients and discuss the management of perioperative issues specific to this patient group...
  10. doi request reprint Patient-specific insulin-resistance-guided infusion improves glycemic control in cardiac surgery
    Kirk A Caddell
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1818-23. 2010
    ..To improve postoperative glucose control at our institution, a patient-specific insulin-resistance-guided (IRG) protocol was developed...
  11. pmc GenTAC registry report: gender differences among individuals with genetically triggered thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection
    Kathryn W Holmes
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 161:779-86. 2013
    ..In women, decreased prevalence of aortic operations and less treatment with ACEi may be due to their smaller absolute aortic diameters. Longitudinal studies are needed to determine if women are at higher risk for adverse events...
  12. doi request reprint Favorable early outcomes for patients with extended indications for thoracic endografting
    Kirk A Caddell
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 12:E187-93. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the early outcomes of patients treated with thoracic endografts for nonapproved indications at our institution...
  13. doi request reprint Elevated preoperative hemoglobin A1c level is predictive of adverse events after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Michael E Halkos
    Clinical Research Unit, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:631-40. 2008
    ..Hemoglobin A1c is a reliable measure of long-term glucose control. It is unknown whether adequacy of diabetic control, measured by hemoglobin A1c, is a predictor of adverse outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  14. pmc Organ allocation in adults with congenital heart disease listed for heart transplant: impact of ventricular assist devices
    Jill M Gelow
    Heart Failure Transplant Program, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:1059-64. 2013
    ..This may be a disadvantage to their priority for organ allocation. We sought to determine the relationship between VAD implantation and successful transplantation among patients listed for heart transplant...
  15. ncbi request reprint Early experience with activated recombinant factor VII for intractable hemorrhage after cardiovascular surgery
    Michael E Halkos
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1303-6. 2005
    ..We report our experience with the use of activated recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) as rescue therapy for patients with refractory postoperative hemorrhage...
  16. doi request reprint Animal model for percutaneous creation of traumatic thoracic aortic transection
    Hanno Hoppe
    Dotter Interventional Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:105-10. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to create an animal model for thoracic aortic transection that is suitable for thoracic endograft research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous repair of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm with a septal occluder device
    Christopher B Komanapalli
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:603-4. 2005
  18. doi request reprint Successful ventricle to direct heart shunt placement as a salvage cerebrospinal fluid diversion technique. Case report
    Eric M Thompson
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:521-4. 2009
    ..The authors report the first successful ventricle to direct heart shunt in an adult...
  19. ncbi request reprint Traumatic thoracic aortic transection in small-diameter aortas: percutaneous endograft repair
    John A Kaufman
    Dotter Interventional Institute, L 605, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Pk Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:1429-33. 2007
    ..The long sheaths enabled the percutaneous delivery of multiple stent-grafts to the thoracic aorta via a single femoral sheath. The transections were successfully treated in all patients without complication...
  20. ncbi request reprint Safe evolution towards routine off-pump coronary artery bypass: negotiating the learning curve
    Howard K Song
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road, NE Suite 2223, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:947-52. 2003
    ..We examined trends in patient selection over time as a single surgeon's practice evolved to routine OPCAB...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term left internal mammary artery graft patency for coronary artery disease associated with pseudoxanthoma elasticum
    Howard K Song
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:691-3. 2004
    ..We present a patient with PXE-related coronary artery disease who has had long-term patency of a left internal mammary artery (LIMA) graft after an off-pump CABG procedure in which LIMA and bilateral radial artery conduits were used...