J S Coselli

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Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical techniques. Thoracoabdominal aorta
    J S Coselli
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cardiol Clin 17:751-65. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality and paraplegia after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a risk factor analysis
    J S Coselli
    Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:409-14. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous near-infrared spectroscopy for detection of regional spinal ischemia during intercostal artery ligation: preliminary experimental results
    Scott A LeMaire
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1150-5. 2006
  4. pmc Managing dissections of the thoracic aorta
    Daniel R Wong
    Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am Surg 74:364-80. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: review and update of current strategies
    Joseph S Coselli
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1881-4; discussion S1892-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality after extent II thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Joseph S Coselli
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1107-15; discussion 1115-6. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of thoracic aortic graft infections
    J S Coselli
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:1990-3; discussion 1997-8. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Left heart bypass reduces paraplegia rates after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    J S Coselli
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:1931-4; discussion 1953-8. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Left heart bypass during descending thoracic aortic aneurysm repair does not reduce the incidence of paraplegia
    Joseph S Coselli
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1298-303; discussion 1303. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of left heart bypass in the repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: current techniques and results
    Joseph S Coselli
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 15:326-32. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical techniques. Thoracoabdominal aorta
    J S Coselli
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cardiol Clin 17:751-65. 1999
    ..The prevention of spinal cord ischemia during thoracoabdominal aortic surgery, therefore, will remain a focus of controversy and investigation, just as it was more than 4 decades ago...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality and paraplegia after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a risk factor analysis
    J S Coselli
    Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:409-14. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to enhance this risk-benefit decision by providing contemporary results and determining which preoperative risk factors currently predict mortality and paraplegia after TAAA surgery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous near-infrared spectroscopy for detection of regional spinal ischemia during intercostal artery ligation: preliminary experimental results
    Scott A LeMaire
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1150-5. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that near-infrared spectroscopy could provide such information during intercostal and lumbar artery ligation in pigs...
  4. pmc Managing dissections of the thoracic aorta
    Daniel R Wong
    Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am Surg 74:364-80. 2008
    ..Basic and clinical research, as well as technological advances, have increased our understanding of this challenging disease state...
  5. ncbi request reprint Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: review and update of current strategies
    Joseph S Coselli
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1881-4; discussion S1892-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this report is to update our experience and highlight our current clinical strategies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality after extent II thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Joseph S Coselli
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1107-15; discussion 1115-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the results of a large consecutive series of extent II TAAA repairs and identify factors that influence morbidity and survival...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of thoracic aortic graft infections
    J S Coselli
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:1990-3; discussion 1997-8. 1999
    ..We reviewed our experience managing patients with thoracic aortic graft infections to evaluate their clinical characteristics and outcomes of treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Left heart bypass reduces paraplegia rates after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    J S Coselli
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 67:1931-4; discussion 1953-8. 1999
    ..The optimal strategy for spinal cord protection during thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) repair remains unclear. We evaluated the protective effect of left heart bypass (LHB) during repair of extensive TAAAs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Left heart bypass during descending thoracic aortic aneurysm repair does not reduce the incidence of paraplegia
    Joseph S Coselli
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1298-303; discussion 1303. 2004
    ..The purpose of this retrospective analysis was to determine if the use of left heart bypass (LHB) reduced the incidence of paraplegia in patients who underwent DTAA repair...
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of left heart bypass in the repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: current techniques and results
    Joseph S Coselli
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 15:326-32. 2003
    ..2%; P=0.019). In our experience, we identified LHB as protective for reducing the risk of postoperative paraplegia and paraparesis in patients who underwent the repair of extent I and extent II TAAA, the latter statistically significant...
  11. ncbi request reprint The reversed elephant trunk technique used for treatment of complex aneurysms of the entire thoracic aorta
    Joseph S Coselli
    The Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2166-72; discussion 2172. 2005
    ..We evaluated outcomes in a series of patients who underwent distal aortic replacement first using the reversed elephant trunk technique...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid drainage reduces paraplegia after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Joseph S Coselli
    Baylor College of Medicine Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:631-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this randomized clinical trial was to evaluate the impact of CSFD on the incidence of spinal cord injury after extensive TAAA repair...
  13. ncbi request reprint A new predictive model for adverse outcomes after elective thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    S A Lemaire
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:1233-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: This new predictive model may assist in decisions regarding elective thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm operations. For patients who are acceptable candidates, contemporary surgical management provides favorable results...
  14. doi request reprint Valve-sparing and valve-replacing techniques for aortic root replacement in patients with Marfan syndrome: Analysis of early outcome
    Irina V Volguina
    Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1124-32. 2009
    ..The purpose of this initial report is to describe the study design and to compare early outcomes in the first 151 enrolled patients...
  15. doi request reprint Quality assessment in open surgical repair of thoracic aortic disease
    J S Coselli
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and Cardiovascular Surgery Staff, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 134:S240-2. 2009
    ..For the average patient with few comorbidities, the most durable and established repair should be offered, and the best contemporary success rates should be presented to facilitate that choice...
  16. ncbi request reprint Initial experience with the Nikkiso centrifugal pump during thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    J S Coselli
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 27:378-83. 1998
    ..The prevention of permanent spinal cord injury and distal organ failure was successful in this group...
  17. ncbi request reprint S100beta correlates with neurologic complications after aortic operation using circulatory arrest
    S A Lemaire
    Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:1913-8; discussion 1918-9. 2001
    ..0 microg/L or higher after HCA correlates with postoperative neurologic complications. Using serum S100beta as a marker for brain injury, RCP does not provide improved cerebral protection over HCA alone...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fibrillin-1 (FBN1) mutations in patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms
    D M Milewicz
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, USA
    Circulation 94:2708-11. 1996
    ..We tested the hypothesis that FBN1 mutations cause thoracic aortic aneurysms or dissections in patients who do not have the Marfan syndrome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acquired supranuclear ocular motor paresis following cardiovascular surgery
    T R Devere
    Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Neuroophthalmol 17:189-93. 1997
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Cefamandole levels during thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
    R L Harris
    Department of Medicine, Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030
    J Vasc Surg 14:668-72. 1991
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Intermittent brachiocephalic vein obstruction secondary to a thymic cyst
    J S Miller
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:662-3. 2000
    ..Evaluation revealed a thymic cyst causing extrinsic compression of the left brachiocephalic vein. The cyst was resected with complete resolution of the left neck swelling...
  22. doi request reprint Analysis of multigenerational families with thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections due to TGFBR1 or TGFBR2 mutations
    V Tran-Fadulu
    Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas, USA
    J Med Genet 46:607-13. 2009
    ..TGFBR2 mutations can also cause TAAD in the absence of features of LDS in large multigenerational families, yet only sporadic LDS cases or parent-child pairs with TGFBR1 mutations have been reported to date...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic disease: overview of current devices and clinical results
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vascular 15:179-90. 2007
    ..This article reviews the current endovascular devices designed for the treatment of thoracic aortic pathology. These devices are described, and the current clinical results are discussed...
  24. pmc TNF-alpha suppresses prolyl-4-hydroxylase alpha1 expression via the ASK1-JNK-NonO pathway
    Cheng Zhang
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, and Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1760-7. 2007
    ..Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), a pivotal cytokine that regulates ECM metabolism by increasing degradation and decreasing production of arterial collagens, is associated with vulnerable plaques and aortic aneurysms...
  25. ncbi request reprint Delayed spinal cord deficits after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Daniel R Wong
    Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1345-55; discussion 1355. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess factors that precipitate and favorably affect delayed-onset neurologic deficits...
  26. pmc Severe aortic and arterial aneurysms associated with a TGFBR2 mutation
    Scott A LeMaire
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 4:167-71. 2007
    ..Throughout this extensive series of cardiovascular surgical repairs, he recovered without stroke, paraplegia or renal impairment...
  27. ncbi request reprint An entirely endovascular approach to the repair of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm
    Firas F Mussa
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service of the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:562-3. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Open surgical repair of 2286 thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Joseph S Coselli
    the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S862-4; discussion S890-2. 2007
    ..The purpose of this report is to update our experience with conventional open repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms...
  29. ncbi request reprint Free fatty acids inhibit insulin signaling-stimulated endothelial nitric oxide synthase activation through upregulating PTEN or inhibiting Akt kinase
    Xing Li Wang
    DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Diabetes 55:2301-10. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that FFA-mediated inhibition of vascular insulin signaling and eNOS activation may contribute to cardiovascular diseases in metabolic syndrome...
  30. ncbi request reprint Valvular reoperations by left thoracotomy in patients with pectus excavatum
    Scott A LeMaire
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:733-5. 2006
    ..Several alternative approaches to the aortic and mitral valves have been reported recently. We describe a left anterior thoracotomy approach for valvular reoperations in 3 patients with Marfan syndrome and severe pectus excavatum...
  31. pmc Increased collagen deposition and elevated expression of connective tissue growth factor in human thoracic aortic dissection
    Xinwen Wang
    Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Circulation 114:I200-5. 2006
    ..Little is known about the alterations of collagen and stimulators of collagen synthesis, eg, connective tissue growth factor (CTGF), in patients with TAD. In this study, we examined their roles in TAD...
  32. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of aortic operations in 300 patients with confirmed or suspected Marfan syndrome
    Scott A LeMaire
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2063-78; discussion 2078. 2006
    ..Many patients with presumed Marfan syndrome do not meet current diagnostic criteria. This study reviews the surgical aspects of aortic disease in 300 patients referred with the diagnosis of Marfan syndrome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Acute aortic dissection associated with use of cocaine
    Jonathan C Daniel
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:427-33. 2007
    ..Cocaine-induced aortic dissection is uncommon and has been described largely in case reports. The purpose of this study was to review our experience with aortic dissection associated with cocaine abuse...
  34. doi request reprint Tips for successful outcomes for descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm procedures
    Joseph S Coselli
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Texas Heart Institute at St Luke Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 21:13-20. 2008
    ..Current management strategies enable patients to undergo conventional open aneurysm repairs with excellent early survival and acceptable morbidity...
  35. doi request reprint Endovascular repair of a right-sided descending thoracic aortic aneurysm with a right-sided aortic arch and aberrant left subclavian artery
    Joseph J Naoum
    the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, and Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1074-6. 2008
    ..We also review the literature associated with this particular anatomic presentation...
  36. doi request reprint Outcomes and survival in surgical treatment of descending thoracic aorta with acute dissection
    John Bozinovski
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:965-70; discussion 970-1. 2008
    ..We report the outcomes of 76 consecutive patients who underwent surgical repair of the descending thoracic aorta or the thoracoabdominal aorta for acute dissection...
  37. doi request reprint Hypothermic circulatory arrest: safety and efficacy in the operative treatment of descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Joseph S Coselli
    The Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, and Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:956-63; discussion 964. 2008
    ..We evaluated our experience with repair of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms using hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  38. doi request reprint Expert consensus document on the treatment of descending thoracic aortic disease using endovascular stent-grafts
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery and Marfan Syndrome Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:S1-41. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm: technical considerations of a common carotid artery approach using the Zenith aortic cuff endograft
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 14:794-8. 2007
    ..To present a technique for endovascular treatment using Zenith aortic cuff extenders delivered via a left common carotid artery (CCA) approach in a patient with a large symptomatic ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm...
  40. doi request reprint The impact of peripheral vascular disease on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Danny Chu
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1175-80. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the impact of peripheral vascular disease on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting...
  41. ncbi request reprint A simple technique to facilitate antegrade thoracic endograft deployment using a hybrid elephant trunk procedure under hypothermic circulatory arrest
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houstan, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 14:669-71. 2007
    ..To describe a technique to facilitate antegrade thoracic endograft deployment using a hybrid elephant trunk operation under hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  42. ncbi request reprint Options for managing infected ascending aortic grafts
    Scott A LeMaire
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:839-43. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Continued aortic aneurysmal expansion after thoracic endovascular stent-grafting
    Faisal G Bakaeen
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1007-8. 2007
    ..Continued aneurysmal dilatation after stenting of the thoracic aorta can lead to repair failure and therefore underscores the need for careful follow-up of patients after endografting...
  44. ncbi request reprint St. Jude Medical Toronto biologic aortic root prosthesis: early FDA phase II IDE study results
    Thomas G Gleason
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:786-93. 2004
    ..We report the early results from a phase II multicenter clinical trial of the porcine St. Jude Toronto Bioprosthesis with BiLinx (Toronto root)...
  45. ncbi request reprint BioGlue surgical adhesive impairs aortic growth and causes anastomotic strictures
    Scott A LeMaire
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1500-5; discussion 1506. 2002
    ..Interference with vessel growth would preclude its use during congenital heart surgery. The purpose of this study was to determine if BioGlue reinforcement of aortic anastomoses impairs vessel growth and causes strictures...
  46. ncbi request reprint Emergency surgery for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms with acute presentation
    Scott A LeMaire
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 35:1171-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated the results of surgery in a large contemporary series of patients with acute presentation at a tertiary referral center with a special interest and experience in aortic surgery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinases in ascending aortic aneurysms: bicuspid versus trileaflet aortic valves
    Scott A LeMaire
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 123:40-8. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Deployment of balloon expandable stents during open repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: a new strategy for managing renal and mesenteric artery lesions
    Scott A LeMaire
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, 6560 Fannin Street, Suite 1100 Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:599-607. 2004
    ..The purpose of this report is to describe our initial experience with a new strategy for addressing these lesions during open TAAA repair-direct deployment of balloon expandable stents into the renal and mesenteric arteries...
  49. ncbi request reprint Proximal aortic reoperations in patients with composite valve grafts
    Scott A LeMaire
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1777-80; discussion S1792-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine our experience with proximal aortic reoperations in patients with composite valve grafts (CVGs) and assess postoperative survival and morbidity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Aneurysmal dilation of the reimplant segment of the visceral vessels after thoracoabdominal aneurysm correction
    Ricardo R Dias
    Instituto do Coracao, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 81:273-8. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Use of near-infrared spectroscopy to monitor regional cerebral oxygen saturation during infrarenal aortic crossclamping in piglets
    Akif Undar
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Artif Organs 27:849-53. 2003
    ..To investigate these effects, we used near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to monitor regional cerebral oxygen saturation (rSO2) during infrarenal aortic crossclamping in a piglet model...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized study of a protein-based tissue adhesive used as a hemostatic and structural adjunct in cardiac and vascular anastomotic repair procedures
    Joseph S Coselli
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:243-52; discussion 252-3. 2003
    ..This was a prospective multicenter, randomized, controlled clinical trial conducted in accordance with the IRB at each participating institution...
  53. ncbi request reprint Organ protection during thoracoabdominal aortic surgery: rationale for a multimodality approach
    Roderick G MacArthur
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service of the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital and the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 9:143-9. 2005
    ..Techniques for organ protection have evolved substantially over the past 20 years. This review describes our current multimodality approach to organ protection during TAAA repair...
  54. ncbi request reprint The threat of adhesive embolization: BioGlue leaks through needle holes in aortic tissue and prosthetic grafts
    Scott A LeMaire
    The Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:106-10; discussion 110-1. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if BioGlue leaks through anastomotic needle holes in aortic tissue and two common prosthetic graft materials...
  55. ncbi request reprint Decreased expression of fibulin-5 correlates with reduced elastin in thoracic aortic dissection
    Xinwen Wang
    Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Surgery 138:352-9. 2005
    ..In this study, we examined whether thoracic aortic dissection (TAD) is associated with abnormal fibulin-5 expression...
  56. ncbi request reprint HCMV infection attenuates hydrogen peroxide induced endothelial apoptosis-- involvement of ERK pathway
    Jing Wang
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Adult Cardiac Services, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, MS NAB 2010, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    FEBS Lett 580:2779-87. 2006
    ..Through this mechanism, HCMV is able to propagate and causes endothelial dysfunction, hence vascular disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint The elephant trunk technique for staged repair of complex aneurysms of the entire thoracic aorta
    Scott A LeMaire
    Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1561-9; discussion 1569. 2006
    ..The purpose of this report is to evaluate contemporary outcomes after surgical repair of extensive thoracic aortic aneurysms using a two-stage approach with the elephant trunk technique...
  58. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for credentialing of practitioners to perform endovascular stent-grafting of the thoracic aorta
    Nicholas T Kouchoukos
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:530-2. 2006
  59. pmc Human prolyl-4-hydroxylase alpha(I) transcription is mediated by upstream stimulatory factors
    Li Chen
    Section of Adult Cardiothoracic Service, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Biol Chem 281:10849-55. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Images in vascular medicine. Aortic graft pseudo-pseudoaneurysms
    Scott A LeMaire
    the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Vasc Med 10:329. 2005
  61. ncbi request reprint Up-regulation of PTEN (phosphatase and tensin homolog deleted on chromosome ten) mediates p38 MAPK stress signal-induced inhibition of insulin signaling. A cross-talk between stress signaling and insulin signaling in resistin-treated human endothelial cel
    Ying H Shen
    Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Biol Chem 281:7727-36. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that resistin-mediated inhibition of insulin signaling and eNOS activation may contribute to cardiovascular diseases...
  62. ncbi request reprint Human cytomegalovirus inhibits Akt-mediated eNOS activation through upregulating PTEN (phosphatase and tensin homolog deleted on chromosome 10)
    Ying H Shen
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Adult Cardiac Services, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cardiovasc Res 69:502-11. 2006
    ..In the current study, we investigated the effects of HCMV infection on eNOS activation in human aortic endothelial cells (HAECs)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Estimating group mortality and paraplegia rates after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Scott A LeMaire
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:508-13. 2003
    ..Risk models that evaluate susceptibility bias enhance interpretation of these intergroup comparisons. The purpose of this analysis was to derive group risk models for mortality and paraplegia after TAAA repair...
  64. ncbi request reprint Temperature management after hypothermic circulatory arrest
    Joseph S Coselli
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:621-3. 2002
  65. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of traumatic thoracic aortic injuries: a critical appraisal
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC 112, 2002 Holcomb Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 16:337-45. 2008
    ..This article reviews the likely advantages of endovascular interventions for blunt thoracic aortic injuries. Potential limitations and clinical outcomes of this minimally invasive technique are also discussed...
  66. doi request reprint Concomitant colorectal cancer and abdominal aortic aneurysm: evolution of treatment paradigm in the endovascular era
    Peter H Lin
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1065-73; discussion 1074-5. 2008
    ..Given recent advances in endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR), we sought to analyze the surgical outcomes of patients with concomitant CRC and AAA...
  67. pmc Contained ascending aortic rupture disguised as a right atrial mass
    Philip S Marzolino
    Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 35:43-5. 2008
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  68. ncbi request reprint Tracheal erosion by an innominate artery graft: presentation and surgical repair
    Lori D Conklin
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:573-5. 2003
    ..This report illustrates the presentation, diagnosis, and successful surgical management of a unique case involving erosion of a prosthetic innominate artery graft into the trachea...
  69. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcome in 85 patients with primary cardiac tumors
    Faisal G Bakaeen
    Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 77030 2761, USA
    Am J Surg 186:641-7; discussion 647. 2003
    ..We present a large, single institution experience with adult cardiac tumors and address factors affecting outcome...
  70. pmc A single nucleotide polymorphism in the matrix metalloproteinase 9 gene (-8202A/G) is associated with thoracic aortic aneurysms and thoracic aortic dissection
    Li Chen
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, and the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1045-52. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether 3 single nucleotide polymorphisms in the matrix metalloproteinase 9 gene are associated with thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissection...
  71. ncbi request reprint Nerve and conduction tissue injury caused by contact with BioGlue
    Scott A LeMaire
    Cardiovascular Surgery Service, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 143:286-93. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine whether BioGlue injures nerves and cardiac conduction tissues, and whether a water-soluble gel barrier protects against such injury...
  72. ncbi request reprint HIV-based vectors and angiogenesis following rabbit hindlimb ischemia
    Lori D Conklin
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 123:55-66. 2005
    ..These investigations were designed to determine the effects of lentiviral-delivered vascular endothelial-derived growth factor (VEGF) and angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2) on collateralization in a rabbit model of hindlimb ischemia...
  73. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for credentialing of practitioners to perform endovascular stent-grafting of the thoracic aorta
    Nicholas T Kouchoukos
    Council on Education and Member Services, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1174-6. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint Renal perfusion during thoracoabdominal aortic operations: cold crystalloid is superior to normothermic blood
    Cuneyt Koksoy
    The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and The Methodist Hospital, Houston 77030, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:730-8. 2002
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