A P Furnary

Summary

Affiliation: Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Continuous intravenous insulin infusion reduces the incidence of deep sternal wound infection in diabetic patients after cardiac surgical procedures
    A P Furnary
    Albert Starr Academic Center, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:352-60; discussion 360-2. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Eliminating the diabetic disadvantage: the Portland Diabetic Project
    Anthony P Furnary
    Providence St Vincent Hospital, Starr Wood Cardiac Group, Portland, OR, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:302-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Achieving tight glycemic control in the operating room: lessons learned from 12 years in the trenches of a paradigm shift in anesthetic care
    Anthony P Furnary
    Department of Anesthesiology, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:339-45. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Aprotinin does not increase the risk of renal failure in cardiac surgery patients
    Anthony P Furnary
    Providence Health System, Portland, Ore, USA Email
    Circulation 116:I127-33. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Continuous insulin infusion reduces mortality in patients with diabetes undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Anthony P Furnary
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97225, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1007-21. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical benefits of tight glycaemic control: focus on the perioperative setting
    Anthony P Furnary
    Starr Wood Cardiac Group, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, 9155 SW Barnes Road 240, Portland, OR 97225, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 23:411-20. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Initial clinical trial of substernal epicardial echocardiography: SEEing a new window to the postoperative heart
    A P Furnary
    Providence St Vincent Medical Center, and Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:S1077-82. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of outcome on in-hospital transition from intravenous insulin infusion to subcutaneous therapy
    Anthony P Furnary
    Providence St Vincent Hospital, Starr Wood Cardiac Group of Portland, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:557-64. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of hyperglycemia and continuous intravenous insulin infusions on outcomes of cardiac surgical procedures: the Portland Diabetic Project
    Anthony P Furnary
    Providence St Vincent Hospital and Oregon Health and Sciences, University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Endocr Pract 10:21-33. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Using the National Death Index to validate the noninformative censoring assumption of survival estimation
    Yingxing Wu
    Medical Data Research Center, Providence Health System, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1256-60. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Continuous intravenous insulin infusion reduces the incidence of deep sternal wound infection in diabetic patients after cardiac surgical procedures
    A P Furnary
    Albert Starr Academic Center, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:352-60; discussion 360-2. 1999
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that aggressive intravenous pharmacologic control of postoperative blood glucose levels would reduce the incidence of deep sternal wound infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Eliminating the diabetic disadvantage: the Portland Diabetic Project
    Anthony P Furnary
    Providence St Vincent Hospital, Starr Wood Cardiac Group, Portland, OR, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:302-8. 2006
    ..CII eliminate the increased risks of these complications previously seen in diabetic patients. CII protocols are the standard-of-care for glycometabolic control in cardiac surgery patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Achieving tight glycemic control in the operating room: lessons learned from 12 years in the trenches of a paradigm shift in anesthetic care
    Anthony P Furnary
    Department of Anesthesiology, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:339-45. 2006
    ..In this article we will describe each of these four generalized methodologies to give the practicing anesthesiologist a starting point from which they can develop and hone their own technique further...
  4. ncbi request reprint Aprotinin does not increase the risk of renal failure in cardiac surgery patients
    Anthony P Furnary
    Providence Health System, Portland, Ore, USA Email
    Circulation 116:I127-33. 2007
    ..We sought to investigate that claim with an analysis that included all perioperative risk factors for renal failure, including PRBC transfusion data...
  5. ncbi request reprint Continuous insulin infusion reduces mortality in patients with diabetes undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Anthony P Furnary
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97225, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1007-21. 2003
    ..Its relative risk may be related to the level of perioperative hyperglycemia. We hypothesized that strict glucose control with a continuous insulin infusion in the perioperative period would reduce hospital mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical benefits of tight glycaemic control: focus on the perioperative setting
    Anthony P Furnary
    Starr Wood Cardiac Group, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, 9155 SW Barnes Road 240, Portland, OR 97225, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 23:411-20. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Initial clinical trial of substernal epicardial echocardiography: SEEing a new window to the postoperative heart
    A P Furnary
    Providence St Vincent Medical Center, and Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:S1077-82. 2001
    ..The TEE probe lies in a substernal epicardial position on the postoperative heart allowing one to perform substernal epicardial echocardiography (SEE)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of outcome on in-hospital transition from intravenous insulin infusion to subcutaneous therapy
    Anthony P Furnary
    Providence St Vincent Hospital, Starr Wood Cardiac Group of Portland, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:557-64. 2006
    ..This report reviews recent clinical data on the benefits of IV insulin infusion in cardiac patients in critical care and provides recommendations on transitioning patients from IV insulin infusion to subcutaneous therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of hyperglycemia and continuous intravenous insulin infusions on outcomes of cardiac surgical procedures: the Portland Diabetic Project
    Anthony P Furnary
    Providence St Vincent Hospital and Oregon Health and Sciences, University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Endocr Pract 10:21-33. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Using the National Death Index to validate the noninformative censoring assumption of survival estimation
    Yingxing Wu
    Medical Data Research Center, Providence Health System, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1256-60. 2008
    ..The analysis makes the assumption that the censoring is noninformative; that is, that a censored patient has the same risk of death as those who have complete follow-up. We tested this assumption in a large, long-term follow-up study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical effects of hyperglycemia in the cardiac surgery population: the Portland Diabetic Project
    Anthony P Furnary
    Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Endocr Pract 12:22-6. 2006
    ..To determine the outcome effects of hyperglycemia, and its pharmacologic reduction with continuous intravenous insulin infusions (CII) in the cardiac surgery patient population...
  12. doi request reprint Using Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk models for risk-adjusting cardiac surgery results
    Ruyun Jin
    Medical Data Research Center, Providence Health and Services, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:677-82. 2010
    ..6) STS uses an observed/expected ratio method to calibrate the risk scores; for technical reasons, it is preferable to use an odds ratio method...
  13. ncbi request reprint Application of robotic-assisted techniques to the surgical evaluation and treatment of the anterior mediastinum
    Michael A Savitt
    Providence St Vincent Heart and Vascular Institute, Portland, Oregon 97225, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:450-5; discussion 455. 2005
    ..We report our initial experience with the application of robotic-assisted technologies to the treatment of diseases of the anterior mediastinum...
  14. ncbi request reprint Is obesity a risk factor for mortality in coronary artery bypass surgery?
    Ruyun Jin
    Providence Health System, Portland, Ore, USA
    Circulation 111:3359-65. 2005
    ..The published articles examining obesity and CABG surgery contain conflicting results about the role of body mass index (BMI) as a risk factor for in-hospital mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: comparison of the pre-stent and post-stent eras
    Guangqiang Gao
    Providence Health System, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:806-10. 2006
    ..We sought to determine long-term survival after isolated CABG to establish a baseline for comparison with interventional patients...
  16. doi request reprint What is the value of a p value?
    Gary L Grunkemeier
    Medical Data Research Center, Providence Health and Services, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1337-43. 2009
    ..Then, as a practical example, we compare the p-value result of a study of aprotinin-associated operative mortality with the more illuminative interpretation of the same study data using a Bayesian approach...
  17. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of the carbomedics prosthesis: experience at providence health system in Portland
    Kenji Minakata
    Providence Health System, Portland, Oregon 97225, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:844-50. 2002
    ..This study details the authors' experience with the CarboMedics bileaflet mechanical prosthesis, and assesses the valve's efficacy in terms of early mortality and long-term morbidity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cumulative sum techniques for assessing surgical results
    Gary L Grunkemeier
    Providence Health System, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:663-7. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Insulin infusions for cardiac surgery patients with diabetes: a call to reason
    Anthony P Furnary
    Endocr Pract 8:71-2. 2002
  20. doi request reprint Long-term survival after cardiac surgery is predicted by estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:4-11. 2008
    ..Postoperative eGFR and its association with long-term survival have not been well studied...
  21. ncbi request reprint Implementing an intravenous insulin protocol in your practice: practical advice to overcome clinical, administrative, and financial barriers
    Janet L Kelly
    University of Washington Medical Center, School of Pharmacy, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:346-58. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint American College of Endocrinology position statement on inpatient diabetes and metabolic control
    Alan J Garber
    Endocr Pract 10:77-82. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint American College of Endocrinology position statement on inpatient diabetes and metabolic control
    Alan J Garber
    Endocr Pract 10:4-9. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint The diabetic disadvantage: historical outcomes measures in diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery -- the pre-intravenous insulin era
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:281-8. 2006
    ..001). In summary, The Diabetic Disadvantage in the pre-intravenous insulin era is characterized by worse short- and long-term outcomes for diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery in the United States and Canada...
  25. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, hyperglycemia, and the cardiac surgery patient: introduction
    Anthony P Furnary
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:278-80. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular aneurysm in patients with previous cardiac surgery
    Ahmed A Alsaddique
    King Fahad Cardiac Center, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, PO Box 7805, Riyadh 11472, Saudi Arabia
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:310-2. 2007
    ..We concluded that surgical treatment of left ventricular aneurysm in patients who had previous open heart surgery can be performed with acceptable risks and leads to functional improvement...
  27. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic saphenous vein harvesting: the good, the bad, and the ugly
    Anthony P Furnary
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:488-90. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific practice guidelines for coronary artery bypass surgery: perioperative management
    Fred H Edwards
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:2189-94. 2005
    ..As with all practice guidelines, our goal is to gather the most important information, analyze the information in a logical and unbiased fashion, and make recommendations based solely on the available evidence...