R K Wolf

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic mammary artery mobilization in redo minimally invasive coronary bypass operations
    R K Wolf
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:1540-1. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical and six-month angiographic evaluation of coronary arterial graft interrupted anastomoses by use of a self-closing clip device: a multicenter prospective clinical trial
    Randall K Wolf
    Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:168-77; discussion 177-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Early results of thoracoscopic internal mammary artery harvest using an ultrasonic scalpel
    R K Wolf
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Christ Hospital, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 14:S54-7. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Computer-enhanced robotic telesurgery. Initial experience in foregut surgery
    W S Melvin
    Department of Surgery and Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Ohio State University School of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, OH, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:1790-2. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted robotic heller myotomy: initial case report
    W S Melvin
    The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:251-3. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive axillary-coronary artery bypass
    J B Flege
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 3:238-40; discussion 240. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). Endoscopic thoracoplasty technique
    C T Mehlman
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2178-82. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Tension pneumothorax as a complication of video-assisted thorascopic surgery for anterior correction of idiopathic scoliosis in an adolescent female
    T F Roush
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:448-50. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Description and evaluation of a ventriculo-coronary artery bypass device that provides bi-directional coronary flow
    Robert W Emery
    Minnesota Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons, LLC, 2356 University Avenue West, 258, St Paul, MN 55114, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:43-50. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Early experience of coronary artery bypass grafting with a new self-closing clip device
    Minoru Ono
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:783-7. 2002

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic mammary artery mobilization in redo minimally invasive coronary bypass operations
    R K Wolf
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:1540-1. 1999
    ..However, there are advantages to thoracoscopic ITA mobilization in MIDCAB that could also be realized in the redo situation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical and six-month angiographic evaluation of coronary arterial graft interrupted anastomoses by use of a self-closing clip device: a multicenter prospective clinical trial
    Randall K Wolf
    Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:168-77; discussion 177-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a self-closing surgical clip with an interrupted technique in left internal thoracic artery to left anterior descending artery bypass grafting...
  3. ncbi request reprint Early results of thoracoscopic internal mammary artery harvest using an ultrasonic scalpel
    R K Wolf
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Christ Hospital, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 14:S54-7. 1998
    ..We developed a thoracoscopic internal mammary artery harvest technique using an ultrasonic scalpel, the Harmonic Scalpel (Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Cincinnati, OH). This is the first report of 9 month follow-up using this technique...
  4. ncbi request reprint Computer-enhanced robotic telesurgery. Initial experience in foregut surgery
    W S Melvin
    Department of Surgery and Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Ohio State University School of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, OH, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:1790-2. 2002
    ..A new type of computer-enhanced telemanipulator device for "robotic" laparoscopic surgery was recently approved. We prospectively evaluated the initial patients undergoing procedures with this new device at our institution...
  5. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted robotic heller myotomy: initial case report
    W S Melvin
    The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:251-3. 2001
    ..The benefits of extra magnification and three-dimensional imaging can help prevent esophageal perforation and identify residual circular muscle fibers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive axillary-coronary artery bypass
    J B Flege
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 3:238-40; discussion 240. 2000
    ..The aim of this report is to show that the axillary artery is suitable for the proximal anastomosis in minimally invasive coronary bypass operations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). Endoscopic thoracoplasty technique
    C T Mehlman
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2178-82. 1997
    ..The technique for endoscopic thoracoplasty is discussed, and illustrative cases are presented...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tension pneumothorax as a complication of video-assisted thorascopic surgery for anterior correction of idiopathic scoliosis in an adolescent female
    T F Roush
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:448-50. 2001
    ..The early detection and treatment of complications can be life-preserving...
  9. ncbi request reprint Description and evaluation of a ventriculo-coronary artery bypass device that provides bi-directional coronary flow
    Robert W Emery
    Minnesota Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons, LLC, 2356 University Avenue West, 258, St Paul, MN 55114, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:43-50. 2004
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  10. ncbi request reprint Early experience of coronary artery bypass grafting with a new self-closing clip device
    Minoru Ono
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:783-7. 2002
    ..This study was designed to examine one of these devices (a new self-closing clip) for left internal thoracic artery-left anterior descending coronary artery anastomosis. Its feasibility and the quality of anastomosis were evaluated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Facilitated MIDCAB using a magnetic coupling device
    Volkmar Falk
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heartcenter, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:691-3. 2005
    ..Postoperative angiogram demonstrated excellent patency and flow...
  12. ncbi request reprint Outcomes associated with the use of secondary prevention medications after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Abhinav Goyal
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:993-1001. 2007
    ..We investigated whether greater use of secondary prevention medications after coronary artery bypass graft surgery is associated with improved clinical outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint The PRoject of Ex-vivo Vein graft ENgineering via Transfection IV (PREVENT IV) trial: study rationale, design, and baseline patient characteristics
    John H Alexander
    Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 150:643-9. 2005
    ..Edifoligide inhibits E2F, a transcription factor that activates cell-cycle genes responsible for neointimal hyperplasia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted bilateral pulmonary vein isolation and left atrial appendage exclusion for atrial fibrillation
    Randall K Wolf
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:797-802. 2005
    ..Pulmonary vein isolation is curative in selected patients with atrial fibrillation. The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility and safety (midterm results) of video-assisted thoracoscopic epicardial pulmonary vein isolation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term results of open heart surgery in patients with abdominal solid organ transplant
    Minoru Ono
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:1061-72. 2002
    ..We investigated short- and long-term results of open heart surgery in patients with functioning abdominal solid organ transplants...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative assessment of coronary artery bypass grafts
    Randall K Wolf
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:634-7. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Where are we going with computer-assisted or robotic cardiac surgery? A piece of the totally endoscopic coronary bypass puzzle
    Randall K Wolf
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:1029-30. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after cardiac transplantation: experience in 498 consecutive cases
    William E Cohn
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, the Texas Heart Institute at St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77225 0345, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:56-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, we reviewed the incidence of POAF in heart transplant recipients to assess the antiarrhythmic effects of pulmonary vein isolation and cardiac denervation...