M B Ratcliffe

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint National Institutes of Health funding for cardiothoracic surgical research
    Mark B Ratcliffe
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:392-7; discussion 398-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Radio frequency heating of chronic ovine infarct leads to sustained infarct area and ventricular volume reduction
    M B Ratcliffe
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, San Francisco, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:1194-204. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark B Ratcliffe
    Surgical Service 112, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:101-2. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Ventricular volume, chamber stiffness, and function after anteroapical aneurysm plication in the sheep
    M B Ratcliffe
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine of the University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:115-24. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Mechanism underlying mechanical dysfunction in the border zone of left ventricular aneurysm: a finite element model study
    J M Guccione
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:654-62. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of induction and reperfusion with warm substrate-enriched cardioplegia on ventricular function
    A W Wallace
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:1301-7. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint L-arginine infusion dilates coronary vasculature in patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery
    A W Wallace
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:1577-86. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Residual stress produced by ventricular volume reduction surgery has little effect on ventricular function and mechanics: a finite element model study
    J M Guccione
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 122:592-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Collection of process data after cardiac surgery: initial implementation with a Java-based intranet applet
    M B Ratcliffe
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine of the University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 94121, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:1817-21; discussion 1821-2. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular volume reduction by radiofrequency heating of chronic myocardial infarction in patients with congestive heart failure
    Octavio A Victal
    Social Securities Hospital, Guadalajara, Mexico
    Circulation 105:1317-22. 2002

Collaborators

  • A W Wallace
  • J M Guccione
  • D B McElhinney
  • Joseph Gorman
  • Elliot McVeigh
  • Yi Jiang
  • M A Guttman
  • Gabriel Acevedo Bolton
  • Joseph C Walker
  • Peng Zhang
  • Alan B C Dang
  • David A Saloner
  • Edward W Hsu
  • John R Teerlink
  • Namrata Gundiah
  • David Saloner
  • Samuel T Wall
  • Philip C Crawford
  • Susan I Nicholas
  • Amin Shamal
  • Robert C Gorman
  • Octavio A Victal
  • Renée L Quarterman
  • T Sloane Guy
  • Kimberly Kam
  • Elaine E Tseng
  • Harry A Dwyer
  • Timothy A M Chuter
  • Peter B Matthews
  • Cengizhan Ozturk
  • Gabriel Acevedo-Bolton
  • Kevin E Healy
  • Jacob M Mishell
  • Bahar Fata
  • Gabriel Herrera
  • Fausto Mercado-Rios
  • Sergio Najar
  • Efrain Gaxiola
  • David H Camacho
  • Scotr Moonly
  • Gustavo Zuniga
  • Augustin Gutierrez

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint National Institutes of Health funding for cardiothoracic surgical research
    Mark B Ratcliffe
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:392-7; discussion 398-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was determine the status of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for cardiothoracic surgery research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Radio frequency heating of chronic ovine infarct leads to sustained infarct area and ventricular volume reduction
    M B Ratcliffe
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, San Francisco, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:1194-204. 2000
    ..We therefore tested the hypothesis that radio frequency heating of myocardial infarct tissue with application of a restraining patch causes a sustained reduction in myocardial infarct area and left ventricular volume...
  3. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Mark B Ratcliffe
    Surgical Service 112, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:101-2. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Ventricular volume, chamber stiffness, and function after anteroapical aneurysm plication in the sheep
    M B Ratcliffe
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine of the University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:115-24. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Mechanism underlying mechanical dysfunction in the border zone of left ventricular aneurysm: a finite element model study
    J M Guccione
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:654-62. 2001
    ..The mechanism of this regional dysfunction is poorly understood...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of induction and reperfusion with warm substrate-enriched cardioplegia on ventricular function
    A W Wallace
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:1301-7. 2000
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that induction and reperfusion with warm substrate-enriched (IRWSE) blood cardioplegia improves postoperative left ventricular (LV) function in patients undergoing elective coronary bypass surgery (CABG)...
  7. ncbi request reprint L-arginine infusion dilates coronary vasculature in patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery
    A W Wallace
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:1577-86. 1999
    ..This experiment tested the hypothesis that intravenous systemic infusions of L-arginine, a precursor for nitric oxide production, dilate the coronary vascular bed of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Residual stress produced by ventricular volume reduction surgery has little effect on ventricular function and mechanics: a finite element model study
    J M Guccione
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 122:592-9. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Collection of process data after cardiac surgery: initial implementation with a Java-based intranet applet
    M B Ratcliffe
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine of the University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 94121, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:1817-21; discussion 1821-2. 2000
    ..Using a Java-based intranet program (applet), we collected postoperative process data after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular volume reduction by radiofrequency heating of chronic myocardial infarction in patients with congestive heart failure
    Octavio A Victal
    Social Securities Hospital, Guadalajara, Mexico
    Circulation 105:1317-22. 2002
    ....
  11. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging-based finite element stress analysis after linear repair of left ventricular aneurysm
    Joseph C Walker
    Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1094-102, 1102.e1-2. 2008
    ..Linear repair of left ventricular aneurysm has been performed with mixed clinical results. By using finite element analysis, this study evaluated the effect of this procedure on end-systolic stress...
  12. pmc Endoventricular patch plasty for dyskinetic anteroapical left ventricular aneurysm increases systolic circumferential shortening in sheep
    Peng Zhang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1017-24. 2007
    ..We tested the hypotheses that the Dor procedure increases systolic circumferential shortening and longitudinal shortening in noninfarcted left ventricular regions in sheep...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transmural heterogeneity of diffusion anisotropy in the sheep myocardium characterized by MR diffusion tensor imaging
    Yi Jiang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 293:H2377-84. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Theoretical impact of the injection of material into the myocardium: a finite element model simulation
    Samuel T Wall
    University of California at Berkeley San Francisco, Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, University of California at Berkeley, USA
    Circulation 114:2627-35. 2006
    ..Because definitive myocardial regeneration remains undemonstrated, we propose that cardiac changes observed from implanted materials may result from altered mechanisms of the ventricle...
  15. pmc The effect of anteroapical aneurysm plication on end-systolic three-dimensional strain in the sheep: a magnetic resonance imaging tagging study
    Julius M Guccione
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:579-586.e3. 2006
    ..The primary goal of this study was to quantify the effect of anteroapical aneurysm plication on systolic deformation in noninfarcted adjacent (border zone) and remote left ventricular regions in sheep...
  16. pmc Left ventricular volume and function after endoventricular patch plasty for dyskinetic anteroapical left ventricular aneurysm in sheep
    Peng Zhang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1032-8. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the Dor procedure reduces left ventricular volume, increases end-systolic elastance, decreases diastolic compliance, and maintains left ventricular function...
  17. ncbi request reprint MRI-based finite-element analysis of left ventricular aneurysm
    Joseph C Walker
    Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, University of California at Berkeley San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 289:H692-700. 2005
    ..Stress calculations from these validated models show 24% increase in fiber stress and 115% increase in cross-fiber stress at the BZ relative to remote regions, which may contribute to LV remodeling...
  18. ncbi request reprint A finite element model of left ventricular cellular transplantation in dilated cardiomyopathy
    Renée L Quarterman
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Surgery, School of Medicine of the University of California, San Francisco, 94121, USA
    ASAIO J 48:508-13. 2002
    ..This study demonstrated an improvement in LV function after myocyte transplantation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Helical myofiber orientation after myocardial infarction and left ventricular surgical restoration in sheep
    Joseph C Walker
    Joint Bioengineering Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley San Francisco, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:382-90. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Myosplint decreases wall stress without depressing function in the failing heart: a finite element model study
    Julius M Guccione
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1171-80; discussion 1180. 2003
    ..We used a realistic mathematical (finite element) model of the dilated human LV to test the hypothesis that Myosplint decreased regional ventricular fiber stress and improved LV function...
  21. ncbi request reprint Akinetic myocardial infarcts must contain contracting myocytes: finite-element model study
    Alan B C Dang
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, and SF Dept of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H1844-50. 2005
    ..Without contracting myocytes, C = 250 kPa was necessary to achieve akinesis. If infarct stiffness is <285 times normal, contracting myocytes are required to prevent dyskinetic infarct wall motion...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of ventricular size and patch stiffness in surgical anterior ventricular restoration: a finite element model study
    Alan B C Dang
    School of Medicine of the University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:185-93. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that SAVER increases stroke volume, reduces mean myofiber stress and achieves optimal results without a patch...
  23. ncbi request reprint The treatment of ischemic heart failure with surgical ventricular restoration (SVR): new evidence of benefit
    Mark B Ratcliffe
    J Card Fail 12:195-8. 2006
  24. doi request reprint Asymmetric mechanical properties of porcine aortic sinuses
    Namrata Gundiah
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1631-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the biaxial mechanical properties of the individual porcine aortic sinuses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ventricular remodeling surgery for heart failure: small animals and how to measure an improvement in ventricular function
    John R Teerlink
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1368-70. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of preoperative diastolic dysfunction on outcome after surgical ventricular remodeling
    Mark B Ratcliffe
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:280-3. 2007