James S Gammie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted aortic valve bypass (apicoaortic conduit) for aortic stenosis
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:726-8. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint An automated coring and apical connector insertion device facilitates aortic valve bypass (apicoaortic conduit) surgery: preclinical experience in a chronic ovine model
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:494-501. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Integrated cerebral protection: combined antegrade and retrograde cerebral perfusion during deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Innovations (Phila) 5:355-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Trends in mitral valve surgery in the United States: results from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1431-7; discussion 1437-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Intermediate-term outcomes of surgical atrial fibrillation correction with the CryoMaze procedure
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1452-8; discussion 1458-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation correction surgery: lessons from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Cardiac Database
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:909-14. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Aortic valve bypass surgery: midterm clinical outcomes in a high-risk aortic stenosis population
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Circulation 118:1460-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary. An outstanding series of tricuspid valve operations for infective endocarditis
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center N4W94, 22 South Green St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1949. 2007
  9. doi request reprint J. Maxwell Chamberlain Memorial Paper for adult cardiac surgery. Less-invasive mitral valve operations: trends and outcomes from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1401-8, 1410.e1; discussion 1408-10. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac autotransplantation and radical bi-atrial resection for recurrent atrial myxoma
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland, Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1545-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted aortic valve bypass (apicoaortic conduit) for aortic stenosis
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:726-8. 2011
    ..The distal anastomosis was constructed entirely using robotic telemanipulation. Robotic assistance enables the performance of beating-heart AVB through a small incision...
  2. ncbi request reprint An automated coring and apical connector insertion device facilitates aortic valve bypass (apicoaortic conduit) surgery: preclinical experience in a chronic ovine model
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:494-501. 2012
    ..In this way, apical myocardial coring, connector insertion and core removal may be automated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Integrated cerebral protection: combined antegrade and retrograde cerebral perfusion during deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Innovations (Phila) 5:355-8. 2010
    ..We reasoned that optimal cerebral protection might be achieved with a combination of ACP and RCP (integrated brain protection) and present an early clinical experience that supports this approach...
  4. doi request reprint Trends in mitral valve surgery in the United States: results from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1431-7; discussion 1437-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine trends in mitral valve (MV) repair and replacement surgery using The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database (STS ACSD)...
  5. doi request reprint Intermediate-term outcomes of surgical atrial fibrillation correction with the CryoMaze procedure
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1452-8; discussion 1458-9. 2009
    ..We perform the Cox-Maze III lesion set with argon-powered cryoenergy (CryoMaze procedure) on all patients with AF presenting for cardiac operations. This study reports long-term clinical results and heart rhythm status...
  6. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation correction surgery: lessons from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Cardiac Database
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:909-14. 2008
    ..We also examined the subset of patients having mitral valve surgery to determine whether concurrent surgical AF correction procedures were associated with an increased risk of morbidity or mortality...
  7. doi request reprint Aortic valve bypass surgery: midterm clinical outcomes in a high-risk aortic stenosis population
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Circulation 118:1460-6. 2008
    ..We have performed AVB surgery as an alternative to conventional aortic valve replacement for high-risk AS patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary. An outstanding series of tricuspid valve operations for infective endocarditis
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center N4W94, 22 South Green St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1949. 2007
  9. doi request reprint J. Maxwell Chamberlain Memorial Paper for adult cardiac surgery. Less-invasive mitral valve operations: trends and outcomes from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1401-8, 1410.e1; discussion 1408-10. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine utilization and outcomes of less-invasive mitral valve (LIMV) operations in North America...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac autotransplantation and radical bi-atrial resection for recurrent atrial myxoma
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland, Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1545-7. 2007
    ..We describe the first case of cardiac explantation, ex-vivo total biatrial resection, and reconstruction with bovine pericardial for recurrent cardiac myxoma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of hospital procedural volume on care process and mortality for patients undergoing elective surgery for mitral regurgitation
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, N4W94, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Circulation 115:881-7. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined the procedural volume-outcome relationship for heart valve surgery. None have examined process of care factors that may be mediators of this association...
  12. doi request reprint Small-incision mitral valve repair: safe, durable, and approaching perfection
    James S Gammie
    Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg 250:409-15. 2009
    ..To critically evaluate an initial experience with small-incision mitral valve operation with respect to safety, durability, and effectiveness...
  13. ncbi request reprint Optimal timing of cardiac transplantation after ventricular assist device implantation
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1789-99. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the influence of the interval from ventricular assist device implantation to cardiac transplantation on end-organ function and posttransplantation survival...
  14. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve bypass for the high-risk patient with aortic stenosis
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1605-10. 2006
    ..We have undertaken a programmatic effort to perform aortic valve bypass surgery as an alternative to conventional aortic valve replacement in selected high-risk patients, and now report our recent experience...
  15. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of mitral valve endocarditis in North America
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:2199-204. 2005
    ..Several single-institution series have suggested the feasibility and effectiveness of mitral valve repair for infective endocarditis (IE)...
  16. ncbi request reprint A multi-institutional experience with the CryoMaze procedure
    James S Gammie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:876-80; discussion 880. 2005
    ..We report our experience using a flexible argon-powered metal cryoprobe for creation of the complete Cox-Maze III lesion set in patients with AF (the CryoMaze operation)...
  17. doi request reprint Undersized tricuspid annuloplasty rings optimally treat functional tricuspid regurgitation
    Mehrdad Ghoreishi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:89-95; discussion 96. 2011
    ..We have systematically used undersized, rigid 3-dimensional annuloplasty rings to treat functional TR...
  18. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve bypass for aortic stenosis: imaging appearances on multidetector CT
    Charles S White
    Diagnostic Radiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:281-5. 2007
    ..We describe the imaging appearances of this apicoaortic conduit on multidetector CT (MDCT)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fresh autologous pericardium for leaflet perforation repair in mitral valve infective endocarditis
    Charles F Evans
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 20201, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:560-6. 2013
    ..In the present study, fresh autologous pericardium (FAP) was used universally to treat leaflet perforation in MV IE, and the mid-term clinical and echocardiographic outcomes were determined...
  20. doi request reprint Isolated aortic valve replacement in North America comprising 108,687 patients in 10 years: changes in risks, valve types, and outcomes in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database
    James M Brown
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:82-90. 2009
    ..More than 200,000 aortic valve replacements are performed annually worldwide. We describe changes in the aortic valve replacement population during 10 years in a large registry and analyze outcomes...
  21. doi request reprint Repeat sternotomy: no longer a risk factor in mitral valve surgical procedures
    Mehrdad Ghoreishi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1358-65. 2013
    ..Previous clinical series have reported mortality rates of 5% to 18% and reentry injury rates of 5% to 10% for reoperative MV operations...
  22. doi request reprint Mitral valve surgery in elderly patients with mitral regurgitation: repair or replacement with tissue valve?
    Mehrdad Ghoreishi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 28:164-9. 2013
    ..There are sparse clinical data to inform decisions regarding the optimal timing of operation and the appropriate operative intervention for this large population of patients with severe mitral regurgitation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in consecutive patients: decision-making algorithm and outcomes
    James M Brown
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:555-61; discussion 561. 2006
    ..Our analysis presents this decision algorithm and describes outcomes using this approach...
  24. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance investigation of blood flow after aortic valve bypass (apicoaortic conduit)
    Craig E Stauffer
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1332-7; discussion 1337-8. 2011
    ..The redistribution of blood flow after AVB has been poorly characterized. In order to understand cardiovascular physiology after AVB, we performed cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging of AVB recipients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between indices of prosthesis internal orifice size and operative mortality after isolated aortic valve replacement
    Charles R Bridges
    Department of Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1012-21. 2007
    ..Indices examined included projected in vivo effective orifice area and geometric orifice area, with patient size defined as body surface area...
  26. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to tricuspid valve replacement: the upside down stentless aortic bioprosthesis
    Marcelo G Cardarelli
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:507-10. 2005
    ..Choices between mechanical and biological prosthesis still generate controversy. We present our initial clinical experience with a stentless aortic root placed inverted in the tricuspid annulus...
  27. doi request reprint Trends in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting: an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons adult cardiac surgery database
    Andrew W ElBardissi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:273-81. 2012
    ..We used the Society of Thoracic Surgeons adult cardiac surgery database to characterize trends in patient characteristics and outcomes after CABG over the past decade...
  28. doi request reprint Treatment of aortic stenosis with aortic valve bypass (apicoaortic conduit) surgery: an assessment using computational modeling
    Elias Balaras
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:680-7. 2009
    ..We performed computational modeling to determine the effects of aortic valve bypass on aortic and cerebral blood flow, as well as the effect of conduit size on relative blood flow through the conduit and the native valve...
  29. doi request reprint Early and midterm hemodynamics after aortic valve bypass (apicoaortic conduit) surgery
    Crystal J Vliek
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:136-43. 2010
    ..Little is known about hemodynamics, including ventricular performance, relative conduit blood flow, and progression of native AS after AVB...
  30. doi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension adversely affects short- and long-term survival after mitral valve operation for mitral regurgitation: implications for timing of surgery
    Mehrdad Ghoreishi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1439-52. 2011
    ..We investigated the impact of preoperative pulmonary hypertension (PH) on early and late outcomes after mitral valve operation for mitral regurgitation...
  31. doi request reprint Endovascular stenting for traumatic aortic injury: an emerging new standard of care
    Sina L Moainie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1625-9; discussion 1629-30. 2008
    ..Thoracic aortic stents have the potential to treat aortic tears using a less invasive approach. We have accumulated the largest series of patients treated with blunt thoracic aortic injury over a 2-year period...
  32. doi request reprint Aortic valve bypass for aortic stenosis in a patient with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
    Mehrdad Ghoreishi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:279-81. 2010
    ..We describe a 77-year-old man with PNH and critical symptomatic aortic stenosis who underwent successful aortic valve bypass operation without cardiopulmonary bypass as an alternative to conventional aortic valve replacement...
  33. ncbi request reprint Endothelial injury and acquired aspirin resistance as promoters of regional thrombin formation and early vein graft failure after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Robert S Poston
    Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine and Baltimore VAMC, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:122-30. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that synergy between endothelial disruption in the venous conduit and aspirin resistance would cause vein graft failure...
  34. doi request reprint Mitral valve infective endocarditis: benefit of early operation and aggressive use of repair
    Eric Shang
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Emergency Department, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1728-33; discussion 1734. 2009
    ..We investigated the outcomes of an aggressive approach to mitral valve IE that emphasizes early surgical intervention and preferential performance of mitral valve repair...
  35. doi request reprint Mitral regurgitation: current trends in diagnosis and management
    Mehrdad Ghoreishi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 39:181-92. 2011
    ..Early recognition of mitral regurgitation and timely referral for mitral valve surgery significantly improve symptoms and long-term survival...
  36. doi request reprint Mitral-valve repair versus replacement for severe ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Michael A Acker
    From the Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia M A A, Y J W the International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research InCHOIR, Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine M K P, A J M, A C G, D D A, E B, E G M, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University M A, and the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine D A D, R E M all in New York Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal L P P Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie de Qu├ębec, Hopital Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada P V, F D the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham P K S, and the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute at East Carolina University, Greenville T B F both in North Carolina Echocardiography Core Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital J W H, and Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital P T O both in Boston the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland E H B Clinical Research Unit
    N Engl J Med 370:23-32. 2014
    ..Practice guidelines recommend surgery for patients with a severe form of this condition but acknowledge that the supporting evidence for repair or replacement is limited...
  37. doi request reprint The use of lung donors older than 55 years: a review of the United Network of Organ Sharing database
    Gregory J Bittle
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:760-8. 2013
    ..Current lung transplantation guidelines stipulate that the ideal donor is aged younger than 55 years, but several institutions have reported that outcomes using donors aged 55 years and older are comparable with those of younger donors...
  38. doi request reprint Surgical management of mitral valve infective endocarditis
    Charles F Evans
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 23:232-40. 2011
    ..Mitral valve repair is favored over replacement whenever possible, is associated with superior short- and long-term outcomes, and should be possible in most cases. Operative mortality is <10% and 5-year survival is >80%...
  39. doi request reprint Automated coring and apical connector insertion device for aortic valve bypass surgery
    Corey Adams
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:290-3. 2012
    ..We report the successful use of an automated coring and apical connector device to perform aortic valve bypass surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Heart failure and "inoperable" aortic stenosis: staged balloon aortic valvuloplasty and aortic valve bypass
    David A Zimrin
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 14:211-3. 2008
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  41. doi request reprint Surgery for severe mitral regurgitation and left ventricular failure: what do we really know?
    Mandeep R Mehra
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Card Fail 14:145-50. 2008
    ..It is unclear if surgery is associated with improved survival in this setting. There is a pressing need for well-conducted prospective randomized clinical trials to quantify the benefits of surgical repair of functional geometric MR...
  42. ncbi request reprint Staged laparoscopic splenectomy and valve replacement in splenic abscess and infective endocarditis
    Sinan A Simsir
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, UMass Memorial Healthcare, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1635-7. 2003
    ..We describe 2 patients with infective endocarditis and splenic abscess treated by laparoscopic splenectomy followed by valve replacement...
  43. doi request reprint Crystal-storing histiocytosis as a cause of symptomatic cardiac mass
    Charles J Sailey
    Departments of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:1861-4. 2009
    ..Although rare, crystal-storing histiocytosis should be included in the differential diagnosis of heart masses in patients with hematologic conditions associated with monoclonal gammopathy...
  44. ncbi request reprint A decade of short-term outcomes in post cardiac surgery ventricular assist device implantation: data from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons' National Cardiac Database
    Adrian F Hernandez
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circulation 116:606-12. 2007
    ..We examined a large national clinical database to assess trends in the incidence of post-cardiac surgery shock requiring VAD implantation, survival rates, and risk factors for mortality...
  45. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of pulmonary vein stenosis: a case report and review of the literature
    Mihaela Rosetti
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Echocardiography 23:685-8. 2006
    ..She was found to have stenosis of all four pulmonary veins and severe pulmonary hypertension. We describe the echocardiographic findings and review the literature on assessment of acquired pulmonary vein stenosis...
  46. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics and in-hospital outcomes of patients with cardiogenic shock undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery: insights from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Cardiac Database
    Rajendra H Mehta
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circulation 117:876-85. 2008
    ..There exist few studies that characterize contemporary clinical features and outcomes or risk factors for operative mortality in cardiogenic shock (CS) patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Bedside tool for predicting the risk of postoperative dialysis in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Rajendra H Mehta
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circulation 114:2208-16; quiz 2208. 2006
    ..Estimation of an individual patient's risk for postoperative dialysis can support informed clinical decision making and patient counseling...
  48. ncbi request reprint CTLA4-Ig-based conditioning regimen to induce tolerance to cardiac allografts
    Sen Li
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33156, USA
    J Surg Res 136:238-46. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated a non-toxic CTLA4-Ig-based protocol to induce donor-specific tolerance to cardiac allografts in rats...