Walter H Merrill

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cincinnati
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Kent Trinkle Education Lecture. He knows that instruction carries less weight when the teacher does not love his students
    Walter H Merrill
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1847-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Simplified treatment of postoperative mediastinitis
    Walter H Merrill
    Department of Surgery and Heart and Vascular Center, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:608-12; discussion 608-12. 2004
  3. pmc Uncoupling of myocardial beta-adrenergic receptor signaling during coronary artery bypass grafting: the role of GRK2
    Christian F Bulcao
    Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1189-94. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Absence of correlation between symptoms and rhythm in "symptomatic" atrial fibrillation
    John R Mehall
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45367, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:2118-21. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Acute beta-blockade prevents myocardial beta-adrenergic receptor desensitization and preserves early ventricular function after brain death
    Prakash K Pandalai
    Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:792-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Recurrent primary cardiac malignant fibrous histiocytoma following orthotopic heart transplantation
    Shahab A Akhter
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:1447-50. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome after nontransplant cardiac surgery
    John R Mehall
    Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1473-4. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic lobectomy: introduction of a new technique into a thoracic surgery training program
    Michael F Reed
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:376-81. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Man is fashioned, not born: the contributions of George J. Heuer to surgical education
    Julian Guitron
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:261-6. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative epicardial electrophysiologic mapping and isolation of autonomic ganglionic plexi
    John R Mehall
    Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:538-41. 2007

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint The Kent Trinkle Education Lecture. He knows that instruction carries less weight when the teacher does not love his students
    Walter H Merrill
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1847-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Simplified treatment of postoperative mediastinitis
    Walter H Merrill
    Department of Surgery and Heart and Vascular Center, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:608-12; discussion 608-12. 2004
    ..A variety of treatment plans have been advocated, and there is lack of agreement regarding the best treatment method. We present our results in patients with mediastinitis who have been treated in a simple, consistent manner...
  3. pmc Uncoupling of myocardial beta-adrenergic receptor signaling during coronary artery bypass grafting: the role of GRK2
    Christian F Bulcao
    Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1189-94. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Absence of correlation between symptoms and rhythm in "symptomatic" atrial fibrillation
    John R Mehall
    Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45367, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:2118-21. 2007
    ..This study assessed the correlation between symptoms and cardiac rhythm in patients being evaluated for operative therapy for atrial fibrillation...
  5. doi request reprint Acute beta-blockade prevents myocardial beta-adrenergic receptor desensitization and preserves early ventricular function after brain death
    Prakash K Pandalai
    Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:792-8. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that acute beta-blockade can prevent myocardial beta-adrenergic receptor desensitization after brain death through attenuation of G protein-coupled receptor kinase 2 activity, resulting in improved cardiac function...
  6. ncbi request reprint Recurrent primary cardiac malignant fibrous histiocytoma following orthotopic heart transplantation
    Shahab A Akhter
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:1447-50. 2004
    ..This case represents the only reported long-term survival following cardiac transplantation for MFH and describes our management strategy for local recurrence in this patient...
  7. ncbi request reprint Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome after nontransplant cardiac surgery
    John R Mehall
    Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1473-4. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic lobectomy: introduction of a new technique into a thoracic surgery training program
    Michael F Reed
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:376-81. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that use of a predetermined, stepwise plan for introduction of thoracoscopic lobectomy into a thoracic surgical training program would facilitate safe learning of the technique...
  9. doi request reprint Man is fashioned, not born: the contributions of George J. Heuer to surgical education
    Julian Guitron
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Surg Educ 69:261-6. 2012
    ..The demonstrated efficacy of his surgical residencies assisted greatly in the formation of subsequent resident training programs across this country...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative epicardial electrophysiologic mapping and isolation of autonomic ganglionic plexi
    John R Mehall
    Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:538-41. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the technique and results of epicardial electrophysiologic mapping and the early effects of GP isolation...
  11. doi request reprint Inhibition of protein kinase C alpha improves myocardial beta-adrenergic receptor signaling and ventricular function in a model of myocardial preservation
    Karen M D'Souza
    Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:172-9, 179.e1. 2008
    ....
  12. pmc Twist1 promotes heart valve cell proliferation and extracellular matrix gene expression during development in vivo and is expressed in human diseased aortic valves
    Santanu Chakraborty
    The Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children s Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Dev Biol 347:167-79. 2010
    ..Overall, these data implicate Twist1 as a critical regulator of valve development and suggest that Twist1 influences ECM production and cell proliferation during disease...
  13. pmc Spontaneous left main coronary artery dissection complicated by pseudoaneurysm formation in pregnancy: role of CT coronary angiography
    Shahid Rahman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0542, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 4:15. 2009
    ..This case illustrates the utility of coronary artery CT imaging to assess the complexity and stability of coronary artery dissections, thereby helping to determine the need for, and timing of revascularization procedures...
  14. doi request reprint You never know unless you try
    George L Hicks
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1063-4. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular assist device implantation via left thoracotomy: alternative to repeat sternotomy
    Richard N Pierson
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 5734, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:997-9. 2002
    ..In 4 critically ill patients, left thoracotomy was used as an alternative to repeat sternotomy. Anastomosis of the outflow conduit to the descending thoracic aorta provided satisfactory hemodynamic support...
  16. ncbi request reprint Late cardiac reoperation after cardiac transplantation
    V Seenu Reddy
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:534-7. 2002
    ..The intermediate and long-term results of cardiac transplantation continue to improve. Subsequent cardiac procedures may be required to extend patient survival and protect graft function...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cardiac surgery in patients with moderate renal impairment
    E Rick Gibbs
    Surgical Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37212, USA
    South Med J 95:321-3. 2002
    ..There is a paucity of information concerning the results of cardiac surgery in patients with moderate impairment of renal function. We reviewed our recent experience to determine the results of operation and the long-term outcome...
  18. ncbi request reprint Modeling the effects of functional performance and post-transplant comorbidities on health-related quality of life after heart transplantation
    Javed Butler
    Transplant Center, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, 383 PRB, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:1149-56. 2003
    ..This study investigates the impact of pre-transplant functional performance and post-transplant rejection episodes, obesity and osteopenia on post-transplant health-related quality of life and functional performance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiac surgery after renal transplantation
    V Seenu Reddy
    Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am Surg 68:154-8. 2002
    ..The long-term survival and symptomatic improvement achieved are favorable and warrant continued performance of cardiac surgery in patients with functioning renal allografts...