J E Bavaria

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Endovascular stent grafting versus open surgical repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms in low-risk patients: a multicenter comparative trial
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the Unversity of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:369-77. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The hybrid total arch repair: brachiocephalic bypass and concomitant endovascular aortic arch stent graft placement
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Card Surg 22:97-102; discussion 103-4. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The St Jude Medical Trifecta aortic pericardial valve: results from a global, multicenter, prospective clinical study
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:590-7. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Hybrid approaches in the treatment of aortic arch aneurysms: postoperative and midterm outcomes
    Joseph Bavaria
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S85-90. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Advances in the treatment of acute type A dissection: an integrated approach
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1848-52; discussion S1857-63. 2002
  6. pmc New paradigms and improved results for the surgical treatment of acute type A dissection
    J E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Surg 234:336-42; discussion 342-3. 2001
  7. doi request reprint The progression of a transcatheter aortic valve program: a decision analysis of more than 680 patient referrals
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:2072-6; discussion 2076-7. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: II. Changes in electroencephalogram and evoked potentials during rewarming
    M M Stecker
    Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:22-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute type A aortic dissection: retrograde perfusion with left superior vena cava
    C R Bridges
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:1940-1. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Fate of the residual distal and proximal aorta after acute type a dissection repair using a contemporary surgical reconstruction algorithm
    Arnar Geirsson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1955-64; discussion 1955-64. 2007

Detail Information

Publications77

  1. ncbi request reprint Endovascular stent grafting versus open surgical repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms in low-risk patients: a multicenter comparative trial
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the Unversity of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:369-77. 2007
    ..Results are presented from the first completed multicenter trial directed at gaining approval from the US Food and Drug Administration of endovascular versus open surgical repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms...
  2. ncbi request reprint The hybrid total arch repair: brachiocephalic bypass and concomitant endovascular aortic arch stent graft placement
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Card Surg 22:97-102; discussion 103-4. 2007
    ..We described our experience with a hybrid procedure for total arch repair with a brachiocephalic bypass with a trifurcated graft followed by concomitant placement of a stent graft in the arch...
  3. doi request reprint The St Jude Medical Trifecta aortic pericardial valve: results from a global, multicenter, prospective clinical study
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:590-7. 2014
    ..This study establishes the safety and early clinical and hemodynamic performance of the Trifecta valve...
  4. doi request reprint Hybrid approaches in the treatment of aortic arch aneurysms: postoperative and midterm outcomes
    Joseph Bavaria
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S85-90. 2013
    ..This platform may have an especially important role in treating patients of old age and with a greater comorbid burden. We describe our institutional experience with the hybrid aortic arch approach, with midterm outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Advances in the treatment of acute type A dissection: an integrated approach
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1848-52; discussion S1857-63. 2002
    ..Most series over the past decade have reported a death rate in the range of 15% to 30%. The objective of this study is to examine the effect of an integrated surgical approach on the treatment of acute type A dissections...
  6. pmc New paradigms and improved results for the surgical treatment of acute type A dissection
    J E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Surg 234:336-42; discussion 342-3. 2001
    ..To examine the effect of an integrated surgical approach to the treatment of acute type A dissections...
  7. doi request reprint The progression of a transcatheter aortic valve program: a decision analysis of more than 680 patient referrals
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:2072-6; discussion 2076-7. 2011
    ..This is an overview of one site's management strategy for patient referrals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: II. Changes in electroencephalogram and evoked potentials during rewarming
    M M Stecker
    Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:22-8. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute type A aortic dissection: retrograde perfusion with left superior vena cava
    C R Bridges
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:1940-1. 2000
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Fate of the residual distal and proximal aorta after acute type a dissection repair using a contemporary surgical reconstruction algorithm
    Arnar Geirsson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1955-64; discussion 1955-64. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated the long-term results of our contemporary, standardized surgical management algorithm for repair of acute type A aortic dissections. Prior reports have analyzed heterogeneous techniques and populations...
  11. doi request reprint Thoracic endovascular aortic repair for acute complicated type B aortic dissection: superiority relative to conventional open surgical and medical therapy
    Ahmad Zeeshan
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:S109-15; discussion S142-S146. 2010
    ..This study compared outcomes between thoracic endovascular aortic repair and conventional open surgical and medical therapies for acute complicated type B aortic dissection...
  12. pmc Surgical treatment of patients enrolled in the national registry of genetically triggered thoracic aortic conditions
    Howard K Song
    Song, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:781-7; discussion 787-8. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of short-term functional outcomes following unilateral and bilateral lung volume reduction surgery
    R M Kotloff
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Chest 113:890-5. 1998
    ..To compare short-term functional outcomes following unilateral and bilateral lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) performed in patients with advanced emphysema...
  14. pmc Sex, aging, and preexisting cerebral ischemic disease in patients with aortic stenosis
    Ping Wang
    Department of Radiology, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1230-5. 2010
    ..We tested the hypotheses that increasing age, female sex, coronary artery disease, and the severity of AS are predictive of the severity of preexisting cerebral ischemic lesions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after aortic arch repair requiring deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: incidence, clinical outcome, and clinical predictors
    John G T Augoustides
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:388-92. 2007
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Aortic size in acute type A dissection: implications for preventive ascending aortic replacement
    Landi M Parish
    Department of Surgery, Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19036, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:941-5; discussion 945-6. 2009
    ..We sought to definitively characterize the size distribution of the proximal aorta in this patient population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of open and thoracoscopic bilateral volume reduction surgery: complications analysis
    J R Roberts
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 66:1759-65. 1998
    ..We report a comparison of patients undergoing bilateral lung volume reduction (BLVRS) via median sternotomy and thoracoscopic techniques with emphasis on hospital course and complications...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary bypass for bilateral sequential lung transplantation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without adverse effect on lung function or clinical outcome
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:241-9. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Endoleaks after endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms
    Shane S Parmer
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 3400 Spruce St, 19104, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:447-52. 2006
    ..This investigation was performed to evaluate the incidence and determinants of endoleaks, as well as the outcomes of secondary interventions in patients with endoleaks, after TEVAR...
  20. doi request reprint Observational study of mortality risk stratification by ischemic presentation in patients with acute type A aortic dissection: the Penn classification
    John G T Augoustides
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Section, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 6:140-6. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Significance of malperfusion syndromes prior to contemporary surgical repair for acute type A dissection: outcomes and need for additional revascularizations
    Arnar Geirsson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:255-62. 2007
    ..We believe that obliteration of the primary tear site with restoration of flow in the true aortic lumen results in decreased need for revascularization of malperfused organ systems...
  22. ncbi request reprint Major clinical outcomes in adults undergoing thoracic aortic surgery requiring deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: quantification of organ-based perioperative outcome and detection of opportunities for perioperative intervention
    John G Augoustides
    Department of Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Section, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:446-52. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after thoracoscopic lung volume reduction: a multiinstitutional review
    K S Naunheim
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Saint Louis University, Missouri 63110 0250, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:2026-31; discussion 2031-2. 1999
    ..It has been suggested that bilateral thoracoscopic lung volume reduction (BTLVR) yields significantly better long-term survival than unilateral thoracoscopic lung volume reduction (UTLVR)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bronchogenic carcinoma complicating lung transplantation
    S M Arcasoy
    Division of the Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 20:1044-53. 2001
    ..Although a variety of malignancies have been reported in lung transplant recipients, a paucity of information exists regarding the incidence and clinical course of bronchogenic carcinoma in this patient population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of patients with sarcoidosis listed for lung transplantation
    S M Arcasoy
    Divisions of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Chest 120:873-80. 2001
    ..To characterize the course of patients with advanced sarcoidosis who have been listed for lung transplantation and to identify prognostic factors for death while they are on the waiting list...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reoperative aortic root replacement in patients with previous aortic surgery
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1592-8; discussion 1598-9. 2007
    ..Reoperative aortic root reconstruction is increasingly performed and remains a clinical challenge. The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcome of patients undergoing reoperative aortic root replacement after previous aortic surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for perioperative stroke after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Jacob T Gutsche
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1195-200; discussion 1200. 2007
    ..Stroke has emerged as an important complication of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR). Identifying risk factors for stroke is important to define the risks of this procedure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord ischemia may be reduced via a novel technique of intercostal artery revascularization during open thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
    Edward Y Woo
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:421-6. 2007
    ..To describe a novel technique for maximal reimplantation of intercostal arteries during thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair...
  29. pmc Heat shock proteins HSP70 and HSP27 in the cerebral spinal fluid of patients undergoing thoracic aneurysm repair correlate with the probability of postoperative paralysis
    James G Hecker
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6112, USA
    Cell Stress Chaperones 13:435-46. 2008
    ....
  30. pmc Biomarker evidence for mild central nervous system injury after surgically-induced circulation arrest
    Robert Siman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Brain Res 1213:1-11. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary bypass, hemolysis, and nitroprusside-induced cyanide production
    Albert T Cheung
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283
    Anesth Analg 105:29-33. 2007
    ..Cardiac surgery may increase the risk of cyanide toxicity, because hemolysis during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) may catalyze the release of free cyanide from sodium nitroprusside...
  32. doi request reprint Left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair: a single-center experience
    Edward Y Woo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:555-60. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to determine the results of left subclavian artery (LSA) coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)...
  33. doi request reprint Have hybrid procedures replaced open aortic arch reconstruction in high-risk patients? A comparative study of elective open arch debranching with endovascular stent graft placement and conventional elective open total and distal aortic arch reconstruction
    Rita Karianna Milewski
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:590-7. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the outcomes of a contemporary comparative series from one institution of open total arch and hybrid arch procedures for extensive aortic arch pathology...
  34. doi request reprint Endovascular repair of extent I thoracoabdominal aneurysms with landing zone extension into the aortic arch and mesenteric portion of the abdominal aorta
    Clayton J Brinster
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:460-3. 2010
    ..We report a series of six high-risk patients presenting with extent I thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms who were successfully treated with TEVAR including coverage of the LSA and the CA...
  35. doi request reprint Retrograde and antegrade cerebral perfusion: results in short elective arch reconstructive times
    Rita Karianna Milewski
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1448-57. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate perioperative outcomes between antegrade and retrograde cerebral perfusion techniques for elective arch reconstruction times less than 45 minutes...
  36. doi request reprint Hybrid repair of aortic arch aneurysms: combined open arch reconstruction and endovascular repair
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:347-54. 2009
    ..In this section, we will present: (1) the current results of hybrid aortic arch repair and (2) a new classification based on the anatomic extent of the aneurysm and the suitability of the landing zones...
  37. doi request reprint Transapical deployment of endovascular thoracic aortic stent graft for an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:616-8. 2010
    ..Due to the limitations of the current technology, the endograft was deployed through a left ventricular transapical approach by using a left mini-thoracotomy...
  38. doi request reprint A composite approach to thoracic aortic stent grafting
    Grace J Wang
    Vascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:36-9. 2010
    ..This report is the first to describe the use of 2 different devices for successful exclusion of a dissecting thoracic aneurysm...
  39. doi request reprint Antegrade thoracic stent grafting during repair of acute DeBakey I dissection prevents development of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Alberto Pochettino
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:482-9; discussion 489-90. 2009
    ..This report tests whether antegrade stent-grafting of the proximal descending thoracic aorta during acute DeBakey I dissection decreases future distal aortic aneurysms without an increase in surgical risk...
  40. doi request reprint Atypical presentation of extranodal Rosai-Dorfman disease
    Brandon L Prendes
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:616-8. 2009
    ..We believe this is the first report of Rosai-Dorfman disease manifesting as compression of the thoracic great vessels...
  41. doi request reprint Results of a new surgical paradigm: endovascular repair for acute complicated type B aortic dissection
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:87-93; discussion 93-4. 2008
    ..This study examined the results of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) in acute type B aortic dissection complicated with rupture or malperfusion syndrome...
  42. doi request reprint Neurologic outcomes from high risk descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic operations in the era of endovascular repair
    Steven R Messe
    Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3W Gates Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neurocrit Care 9:344-51. 2008
    ..However, there are limited data available on outcomes since the advent of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Integrity of the cerebral blood-flow response to hyperoxia after cardiopulmonary bypass
    Thomas F Floyd
    Department of Anesthesiology, Penn Presbyterian Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:212-7. 2007
    ..In this study, the hypothesis that cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) alters the cerebral blood flow (CBF) vasoconstrictive response to hyperoxia was tested...
  44. ncbi request reprint Thoracic aortic stent grafting: improving results with newer generation investigational devices
    Jehangir J Appoo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1087-94. 2006
    ..We report on the hypothesis that results are improving with new stent design iterations and describe our experience and lessons learned...
  45. ncbi request reprint Renal dysfunction after thoracic aortic surgery requiring deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: definition, incidence, and clinical predictors
    John G T Augoustides
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:673-7. 2006
    ..3 mg/dL for men and >1.0 mg/dL for women)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Techniques for preserving vertebral artery perfusion during thoracic aortic stent grafting requiring aortic arch landing
    Edward Y Woo
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:367-73. 2006
    ..This circumvents the need for potentially hazardous mediastinal dissection and ligation of the proximal left subclavian artery in cases of large proximal aneurysms or unfavorable vertebral artery anatomy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Strategies to manage paraplegia risk after endovascular stent repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms
    Albert T Cheung
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1280-8; discussion 1288-9. 2005
    ..A management algorithm employing neurologic assessment, somatosensory evoked potential monitoring, arterial pressure augmentation, and cerebrospinal fluid drainage evolved to decrease the risk of postoperative paraplegia...
  48. ncbi request reprint Perioperative changes in cerebral blood flow after cardiac surgery: influence of anemia and aging
    Thomas F Floyd
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:2037-42. 2003
    ..To better understand changes in perioperative CBF physiology we have measured changes in CBF and the influence of anemia and aging on these changes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Safety of lumbar drains in thoracic aortic operations performed with extracorporeal circulation
    Albert T Cheung
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1190-6; discussion 1196-7. 2003
    ..The safety of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drainage in thoracic aortic surgery using extracorporeal circulation (ECC) with systemic heparinization has not been established...
  50. ncbi request reprint Interventions for reversing delayed-onset postoperative paraplegia after thoracic aortic reconstruction
    Albert T Cheung
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:413-9; discussion 420-1. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to treat delayed-onset paraplegia...
  51. ncbi request reprint Clinically silent cerebral ischemic events after cardiac surgery: their incidence, regional vascular occurrence, and procedural dependence
    Thomas F Floyd
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvani, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2160-6. 2006
    ..We also document the association of preexisting white matter lesions with new postoperative ischemic lesions...
  52. ncbi request reprint Anatomic exclusion from endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm
    Benjamin M Jackson
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:662-6. 2007
    ..We sought to define the current anatomic barriers to thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) stent grafting to guide future device development...
  53. ncbi request reprint The treatment of spinal cord ischemia following thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Michael L McGarvey
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Neurocrit Care 6:35-9. 2007
    ..Spinal cord ischemia has been treated using lumbar cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) drainage...
  54. 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)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Bilateral versus single lung transplantation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: intermediate-term results
    A Pochettino
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pulmonary, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:1813-8; discussion 1818-9. 2000
    ..There is controversy regarding the transplant procedure of choice in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. We reviewed our intermediate-term outcomes with single lung transplantation (SLT) versus bilateral lung transplantation (BLT)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Perioperative outcome in adults undergoing elective deep hypothermic circulatory arrest with retrograde cerebral perfusion in proximal aortic arch repair: evaluation of protocol-based care
    Jehangir J Appoo
    Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:3-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe perioperative outcome in adults undergoing elective proximal aortic arch repair with protocol-based deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) with retrograde cerebral perfusion (RCP)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of acute hypoxemia/ischemia on EEG and evoked responses at normothermia and hypothermia in humans
    Mark M Stecker
    Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pensylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 8:CR223-8. 2002
    ..Hypothermia is used clinically to prevent neurologic injury but the degree of protection which it affords at various levels of the nervous system in humans is difficult to establish...
  58. ncbi request reprint Expression of matrix metalloproteinases and endogenous inhibitors within ascending aortic aneurysms of patients with bicuspid or tricuspid aortic valves
    John S Ikonomidis
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgical Research, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1028-36. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair after prior aortic surgery
    Joseph V Lombardi
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, University Hospital, 4 Silverstein, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:1185-90. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the morbidity and mortality of surgery for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) in patients with prior aortic surgery are increased...
  60. ncbi request reprint Differential protein kinase C isoform abundance in ascending aortic aneurysms from patients with bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valves
    Jeffrey A Jones
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Circulation 116:I144-9. 2007
    ..The present study tested the hypothesis that ATAA development in patients with BAV versus TAV proceeds by independent signaling pathways involving differential PKC signaling...
  61. ncbi request reprint Stent graft treatment for transverse arch and descending thoracic aorta aneurysms
    William T Brinkman
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:510-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this article is to review the recent relevant literature on endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurismal disease...
  62. ncbi request reprint Expression of matrix metalloproteinases and endogenous inhibitors within ascending aortic aneurysms of patients with Marfan syndrome
    John S Ikonomidis
    Cardiothoracic Surgical Research, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Suite 409 CSB, 96 Jonathan Lucas St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Circulation 114:I365-70. 2006
    ..Whether and to what degree MMP, TIMP, and TGF-beta signaling profiles are altered in ATAAs in MFS compared with non-MFS patients remains unknown...
  63. ncbi request reprint Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: I. Effects of cooling on electroencephalogram and evoked potentials
    M M Stecker
    Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:14-21. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the factors that influence the neurophysiologic changes during cooling before circulatory arrest, in particular the occurrence of electrocerebral silence...
  64. doi request reprint Hemodynamic collapse during pulmonary embolectomy due to loss of venous return from acute occlusion of the cardiopulmonary venous cannula with thromboembolus
    John G T Augoustides
    Cardiothoracic Section, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Dulles 680, HUP, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:661-2. 2008
    ..The hemodynamic collapse was due to complete loss of venous return due to thromboembolic occlusion of the atrial cannula. The diagnosis was made during focused intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography...
  65. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors for prolonged intensive care unit stay in adults undergoing thoracic aortic surgery requiring deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
    John G Augoustides
    Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:8-13. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Infected patent ductus arteriosus
    Ramarao S Lankipalli
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circulation 112:e364-5. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "Conventional open repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms"
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 19:122-3; discussion 123. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint Overview of great vessel trauma
    William T Brinkman
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 4 Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 17:95-108. 2007
    ..In addition, improved surgical techniques for spinal cord protection have led to decreased morbidity in surgical candidates. TEVAR remains a promising technique; however, long-term data currently are not available...
  69. ncbi request reprint CD3 monitoring of antithymocyte globulin therapy in thoracic organ transplantation
    Alyssa M Krasinskas
    Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Transplantation 73:1339-41. 2002
    ..This study evaluates the utility of monitoring peripheral CD3 lymphocytes to rationally adjust antithymocyte globulin therapy in this patient population...
  70. ncbi request reprint Homograft aortic root replacement during pregnancy
    Kapil Gopal
    Department of Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia 19106, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:243-5. 2002
    ..Aortic root replacement with an aortic homograft in a 34-year-old pregnant woman with bacterial endocarditis at 18 weeks gestation is presented. Fetal echocardiography during and after bypass was employed...
  71. ncbi request reprint Reimplantation valve-sparing aortic root replacement in Marfan syndrome using the Valsalva conduit: an intercontinental multicenter study
    Fabrizio Settepani
    Cardiac Surgery Department, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S769-73; discussion S785-90. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the mid-term results of the reimplantation valve-sparing aortic root replacement using the Gelweave Valsalva prosthesis in Marfan syndrome patients...
  72. ncbi request reprint Initial experience with the Toronto Root bioprosthesis
    Tirone E David
    Cardiac Surgical Programs, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:248-51; discussion 252-3. 2004
    ..The study aim was to assess the safety and efficacy of the Toronto Root bioprosthesis for aortic root or valve replacement during the early postoperative stages...
  73. 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
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  74. doi request reprint Sodium-hydrogen exchange inhibition by cariporide to reduce the risk of ischemic cardiac events in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: results of the EXPEDITION study
    Robert M Mentzer
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, 540 East Canfield, 1241 Scott Hall, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1261-70. 2008
    ..The premise was that inhibition of NHE-1 limits intracellcular Na accumulation and thereby limits Na/Ca-exchanger-mediated calcium overload to reduce infarct size...
  75. 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
  76. 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...
  77. 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