Michael S Firstenberg

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Postvaccination Influenza 2009 H1N1 Respiratory Failure Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Case Rep Infect Dis 2011:167963. 2011
  2. pmc Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for complex multiorgan system trauma
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Case Rep Surg 2012:897184. 2012
  3. pmc Nonconvective forces: a critical and often ignored component in the echocardiographic assessment of transvalvular pressure gradients
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2012:383217. 2012
  4. pmc Endoscopic evaluation and management of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with ventricular assist devices
    Marty M Meyer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:630483. 2012
  5. pmc Factitious disorders and cardiothoracic surgery: the ongoing multidisciplinary challenges of a complex case
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Case Report Med 2009:103265. 2009
  6. pmc Emergent pulmonary embolectomy and advanced glioblastoma multiforme
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, N817 Doan Hall, 410 W 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Case Report Med 2010:862028. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of cangrelor, an intravenous, short-acting platelet inhibitor in patients requiring coronary artery bypass surgery
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Department of Surgery Cardiothoracic, Akron City Hospital, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Akron, OH 44309, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 16:E60-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Calciphylaxis following coronary artery bypass surgery: an underappreciated cause of wound complications?
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 15:E218-20. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Shortness of breath: pulmonary embolism, ischemic heart failure, or both? The role of concomitant surgery
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 15:E56-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Valvular disease in patients requiring long-term left ventricular assist devices: pathophysiology and therapeutic options
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 10:205-13. 2012

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Postvaccination Influenza 2009 H1N1 Respiratory Failure Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Case Rep Infect Dis 2011:167963. 2011
    ..Despite the immunogenicity of a safe vaccine, we report a case of vaccine failure resulting in catastrophic influenza-associated respiratory failure...
  2. pmc Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for complex multiorgan system trauma
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Case Rep Surg 2012:897184. 2012
    ..We advocate the role of salvage therapy even in patients with complex pathophysiology despite perceived relative or absolute contraindications to extracorporeal support...
  3. pmc Nonconvective forces: a critical and often ignored component in the echocardiographic assessment of transvalvular pressure gradients
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2012:383217. 2012
    ..We briefly summarize the principles of fluid dynamics that are used clinically with some of the inherent limitations of routine broad application of the simplified Bernoulli equation...
  4. pmc Endoscopic evaluation and management of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with ventricular assist devices
    Marty M Meyer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:630483. 2012
    ..Medical centers caring for VAD patients should employ a standardized protocol to optimize endoscopic evaluation and intervention...
  5. pmc Factitious disorders and cardiothoracic surgery: the ongoing multidisciplinary challenges of a complex case
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Case Report Med 2009:103265. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Emergent pulmonary embolectomy and advanced glioblastoma multiforme
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, N817 Doan Hall, 410 W 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Case Report Med 2010:862028. 2010
    ..Treatment options are limited in these complex patients. We report a case of successful acute pulmonary embolectomy in a patient with an advanced brain cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of cangrelor, an intravenous, short-acting platelet inhibitor in patients requiring coronary artery bypass surgery
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Department of Surgery Cardiothoracic, Akron City Hospital, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Akron, OH 44309, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 16:E60-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the effects of preoperative cangrelor on the incidence of perioperative complications, which are currently unknown...
  8. doi request reprint Calciphylaxis following coronary artery bypass surgery: an underappreciated cause of wound complications?
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 15:E218-20. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that calciphylaxis is an under-recognized and under-reported precipitating wound and breast complication following coronary artery bypass surgery and thereby necessitates further study...
  9. doi request reprint Shortness of breath: pulmonary embolism, ischemic heart failure, or both? The role of concomitant surgery
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 15:E56-8. 2012
    ..This experience emphasizes the importance of considering both problems, because treating one but not the other could be catastrophic...
  10. doi request reprint Valvular disease in patients requiring long-term left ventricular assist devices: pathophysiology and therapeutic options
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 10:205-13. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Temporary extracorporeal circulatory support and pulmonary embolectomy for catastrophic amniotic fluid embolism
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 14:E157-9. 2011
    ..We present a case and advocate the use of temporary circulatory support and pulmonary embolectomy in what would otherwise have been a fatal scenario...
  12. doi request reprint Fulminant Neisseria meningitidis: role for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 13:E376-8. 2010
    ..We report a successful case of complicated Neisseria meningitidis septic shock with disseminated intravascular coagulopathy requiring extracorporeal support...
  13. ncbi request reprint The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in severe necrotizing soft tissue infections complicated by septic shock
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43212, USA
    Am Surg 76:1287-9. 2010
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Superior vena cava bypass with cryopreserved ascending aorta allograft
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:905-7. 2011
    ..Conduit choices for caval reconstruction are less than ideal; hence we describe a case using a cryopreserved aortic allograft...
  15. doi request reprint Delayed malignant hyperthermia after routine coronary artery bypass
    Michael Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:947-8. 2010
    ..This case illustrates the dramatic presentation and successful management of a rare disease with a rare onset...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aortic rupture in a heart transplant patient following recent blunt aortic trauma
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Card Surg 25:240-2. 2010
    ..We report a case of a patient who developed an aortic dissection with rupture. This presumably was a delayed injury following blunt thoracic trauma and highlights that concerns for aortic pathology even in this patient population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Long-term mechanical support for complex left ventricular postinfarct pseudoaneurysms
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 12:E291-3. 2009
    ..We present and discuss 2 cases of chronic, complex ventricular pseudoaneurysms managed successfully with long-term mechanical support...
  18. doi request reprint Post-infarct ventricular septal defect following thrombolytic intracranial bleed
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:379-81. 2009
    ..We describe a patient with a post-infarction ventricular septal defect and an intraventricular hemorrhage following thrombolytic therapy for an acute myocardial infarction...
  19. doi request reprint Ascending aortic dissection: look again before you leap
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1782-4. 2008
    ..We present a case of a computed tomography scan that was false-positive for aortic dissection and highlight the importance of confirmatory studies...
  20. doi request reprint Noninvasive imaging of prosthetic cardiac devices
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 9:381-94. 2011
    ..We will review the roles of echocardiography, multidetector computed tomography and MRI in the evaluation of normal and abnormal cardiac device function...
  21. ncbi request reprint Intestinal ischemia complicating ascending aortic dissection: first things first
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:e8-9. 2007
    ..We present a case of acute ascending aortic dissection associated with an intra-abdominal vascular and enteric catastrophe that was successfully managed prior to aortic repair...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relationship between ventricular contractility and early diastolic intraventricular pressure gradients: a diastolic link to systolic function
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:501-6. 2008
    ..However, any relationship to quantifiable indices of LV contractility is poorly defined...
  23. doi request reprint Postoperative hyponatremia predicts an increase in mortality and in-hospital complications after cardiac surgery
    Juan A Crestanello
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:1135-43, 1143.e1. 2013
    ..The association between postoperative hyponatremia (Na < 135 mEq/L) and outcomes after cardiac surgery has not been established. We studied the prevalence of postoperative hyponatremia and its effects on outcomes after cardiac surgery...
  24. doi request reprint Does preoperative hyponatremia potentiate the effects of left ventricular dysfunction on mortality after cardiac surgery?
    Juan A Crestanello
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:1589-94, 1594.e1-2. 2013
    ..Thus, we evaluated the interaction of low left ventricular ejection fraction (<40%) and preoperative hyponatremia (Na <135 mEq/L) with morbidity and mortality after cardiac surgery...
  25. pmc Noninvasive assessment of left ventricular assist devices with cardiovascular computed tomography and impact on management
    Subha V Raman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:79-85. 2010
    ..Cardiovascular computed tomography (CCT) may provide improved non-invasive imaging of LVADs. We evaluated the diagnostic findings and clinical impact of CCT for non-invasive assessment of patients with LVADs...
  26. pmc Prothrombin complex concentrate for warfarin-induced bleeding in a patient with a mechanical aortic valve
    Rahul Kar
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:421-2. 2013
    ..We present a case of life-threatening bleeding successfully managed with a prothrombin complex concentrate as an alternative to fresh frozen plasma. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of body mass index and device type on infection in left ventricular assist device support beyond 30 days
    Stanley I Martin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University Medical Center, N1148 Doan Hall, 410 West 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:20-3. 2010
    ..BMI, including morbid obesity, does not appear to be a statistically significant relevant factor in determining that risk. Device type may have an effect, however, on risk of infection in long-term support...
  28. doi request reprint Aortic valve thrombosis after implantation of temporary left ventricular assist device
    Juan A Crestanello
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Richard M Ross Heart Hospital, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:661-2. 2009
    ..However, native valve thrombosis is a rare complication. We present a case of aortic valve thrombosis after implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) treated with thrombus removal at time of device exchange...
  29. ncbi request reprint Biventricular mechanical assist for complex, acute post-infarction ventricular septal defect
    Chittoor B Sai-Sudhakar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1238-9. 2006
  30. doi request reprint Placement of long-term implantable ventricular assist devices without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass
    Benjamin C Sun
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 23210, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:718-21. 2008
    ..Implantation of ventricular assist devices for cardiac support is normally performed using cardiopulmonary bypass. Post-operative complications could be minimized by the placement of these devices without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass...
  31. doi request reprint Bleeding outcomes associated with coronary artery bypass graft surgery and recent clopidogrel exposure
    Danielle M Blais
    Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 16:E70-7. 2013
    ..We evaluated the effect of clopidogrel exposure on major bleeding at our institution within 5 days of CABG...
  32. doi request reprint Preoperative hyponatremia predicts outcomes after cardiac surgery
    Juan A Crestanello
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Surg Res 181:60-6. 2013
    ..To study the effect of preoperative hyponatremia (Na <135 mEq/L) on outcomes after cardiac surgery...
  33. doi request reprint Lipomatous hypertrophy of the intraatrial septum resulting in right atrial inflow obstruction and atrial flutter
    Jennifer A Dickerson
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1647-9. 2010
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Bartonella henselae prosthetic valve endocarditis in an adult patient with congenital heart disease: favorable outcome after combined medical and surgical management
    Foad I Abandeh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Card Surg 27:449-52. 2012
    ..We report a 42-year-old male with underlying surgically corrected congenital heart disease who was diagnosed with Bartonella henselae endocarditis involving the right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery conduit...
  35. ncbi request reprint Technical considerations for myocardial revascularization in congenital bilateral hypoplasia of the pericardium
    Michael S Firstenberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:352-4. 2006
    ..Careful attention to cannulation techniques, conduit length, and the aberrant course of the phrenic nerves, typically through pericardial fibrous bands, is critical to the successful conduct of cardiac surgery...
  36. pmc Septic embolism in the intensive care unit
    Stanislaw P Stawicki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Burns, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci 3:58-63. 2013
    ..This manuscript provides a much-needed synopsis of the different forms and clinical presentations of septic embolism, basic diagnostic considerations, general clinical approaches, and an overview of potential complications...
  37. doi request reprint Peramivir pharmacokinetics in two critically ill adults with 2009 H1N1 influenza A concurrently receiving continuous renal replacement therapy
    Jose A Bazan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 30:1016-20. 2010
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Surgical management of unusual gastrointestinal bleeding and a left ventricular assist device
    Vance Smith
    Department of General Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:612-3. 2010
    ..However, the management of these patients is typically medical. We present a case of unusual gastrointestinal bleeding successfully managed with surgical intervention in a patient with a Heartmate II ventricular assist device...
  39. ncbi request reprint Doppler-derived myocardial systolic strain rate is a strong index of left ventricular contractility
    Neil L Greenberg
    Cardiovascular Imaging Center, Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 105:99-105. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular outflow tract mean systolic acceleration as a surrogate for the slope of the left ventricular end-systolic pressure-volume relationship
    Fabrice Bauer
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1320-7. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to analyze left ventricular outflow tract systolic acceleration (LVOT(Acc)) during alterations in left ventricular (LV) contractility and LV filling...
  41. doi request reprint Organ donation after brain death after long-term left ventricular mechanical support
    Michael S Firstenberg
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:815-6. 2008