Tomas A Salerno

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Multiple valve surgery with beating heart technique
    Marco Ricci
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:527-31. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Warm heart surgery: reflections on the history of its development
    Tomas Antonio Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 22:257-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgery for cardiac valves and aortic root without cardioplegic arrest ("beating heart"): experience with a new method of myocardial perfusion
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Card Surg 22:459-64. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Tomas Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, 1611 NW 12th Ave, East Tower 3072 R 114, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:2086. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Insertion of right ventricular assist device and its removal under local anesthesia
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 25:113-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy, feasibility, and pitfalls of transseptal approach in beating-heart mitral valve surgery
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Perfusion, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 24:495-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Left internal mammary artery (LIMA) flow reserve in ischemic hypertrophied hearts
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33139, USA
    J Card Surg 24:55-6. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Results of beating heart mitral valve surgery via the trans-septal approach
    Tomas A Salerno
    Trabalho realizado na University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc 24:4-10. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Control of troublesome bleeding during repair of acute type A dissection with use of modified rapid deployment hemostat (MRDH)
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 24:722-4. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Beating heart valve surgery in patients with low left ventricular ejection fraction
    Francisco Igor B Macedo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 25:267-71. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Multiple valve surgery with beating heart technique
    Marco Ricci
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:527-31. 2009
    ..Multiple valve surgery was performed utilizing beating heart technique through simultaneous antegrade/retrograde perfusion with blood. We herein report our experience with this technique in patients with multiple valve disease processes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Warm heart surgery: reflections on the history of its development
    Tomas Antonio Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 22:257-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgery for cardiac valves and aortic root without cardioplegic arrest ("beating heart"): experience with a new method of myocardial perfusion
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Card Surg 22:459-64. 2007
    ..This initial experience with this new method of myocardial perfusion indicates that results are at least comparable, if not superior, to conventional techniques utilizing intermittent cold blood cardioplegia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Tomas Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, 1611 NW 12th Ave, East Tower 3072 R 114, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:2086. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Insertion of right ventricular assist device and its removal under local anesthesia
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 25:113-5. 2010
    ..Pittsburgh, PA, USA). We herein report a technique in which the removal of the right ventricular assist device is performed under local anesthesia without a sternotomy incision...
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy, feasibility, and pitfalls of transseptal approach in beating-heart mitral valve surgery
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Perfusion, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 24:495-8. 2009
    ..Herein we report our experience with beating-heart mitral valve surgery via trans-septal approach, and discuss its advantages and pitfalls...
  7. doi request reprint Left internal mammary artery (LIMA) flow reserve in ischemic hypertrophied hearts
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33139, USA
    J Card Surg 24:55-6. 2009
    ..This observation was made in two patients in whom a vein graft, previously based on the LIMA, was also connected to the aorta. By providing additional inflow from the aorta, flows to the LAD significantly increased...
  8. ncbi request reprint Results of beating heart mitral valve surgery via the trans-septal approach
    Tomas A Salerno
    Trabalho realizado na University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc 24:4-10. 2009
    ..Herein we report our experience with beating-heart mitral valve surgery via trans-septal approach, and discuss its advantages and pitfalls...
  9. doi request reprint Control of troublesome bleeding during repair of acute type A dissection with use of modified rapid deployment hemostat (MRDH)
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 24:722-4. 2009
    ..Modified rapid deployment hemostat (MRDH) was successful in achieving hemostasis. MRDH is a novel hemostatic agent with invaluable use in troublesome bleeding occurring during heart surgery...
  10. doi request reprint Beating heart valve surgery in patients with low left ventricular ejection fraction
    Francisco Igor B Macedo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 25:267-71. 2010
    ..Patients with very low left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) are at high risk for valve surgery. We herein present our experience with beating heart valve surgery in such patients...
  11. doi request reprint Renal carcinoma with supradiaphragmatic tumor thrombus: avoiding sternotomy and cardiopulmonary bypass
    Gaetano Ciancio
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:505-10. 2010
    ..Clinical outcomes of these patients and techniques are reported...
  12. ncbi request reprint Beating-heart valve surgery in patients with renal failure requiring hemodialysis
    Saqib Masroor
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:302-6. 2004
    ..The safety and efficacy of beating-heart valve surgery as a myocardial protection strategy was evaluated in patients with renal failure requiring hemodialysis...
  13. doi request reprint Valve-sparing aortic root remodeling with reinforcement of the proximal aortic suture-line
    Domenico Calcaterra
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 24:539-40. 2009
    ..Herein we describe a simple technique that may be used in valve-sparing root operations to prevent bleeding and improve annular stability...
  14. ncbi request reprint A new technique for perfusion of the heart during aortic valvular surgery on a beating heart
    Domenico Calcaterra
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 22:432-3. 2007
    ..A new technique of perfusion of the heart during aortic valve surgery is presented, utilizing a dual system: one utilizing a pump, the other derived from the aortic cannula...
  15. doi request reprint Modified Cabrol shunt after complex aortic surgery
    Tomas A Salerno
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:669-70. 2008
    ..Uncontrollable hemorrhage during complex aortic surgery was controlled by a new modification of the Cabrol shunt, which is reported here...
  16. doi request reprint Effects and mechanisms of left ventricular false tendons on functional mitral regurgitation in patients with severe cardiomyopathy
    Mehul R Bhatt
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:1123-8. 2009
    ..False tendons in the left ventricle are commonly observed. Preliminary observations associate false tendons with less functional mitral regurgitation...
  17. doi request reprint Beating-heart valve surgery: is the introduction of lung perfusion/ventilation the next step?
    Francisco Igor B Macedo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, USA
    Future Cardiol 7:61-7. 2011
    ..The most current evidence regarding these evolving techniques and further areas of research are discussed in this article...
  18. doi request reprint Factors which predict safe extubation in the operating room following cardiac surgery
    Yiliam F Rodriguez Blanco
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 27:275-80. 2012
    ..We have studied the factors affecting the feasibility of extubation in the OR after cardiac surgery and its safety...
  19. doi request reprint Beating heart valve surgery with lung perfusion/ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass: do we need to break the limits?
    Edward Gologorsky
    Department of Anesthesiology and the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33139, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 9:927-37. 2011
    ..In this article, we present preliminary clinical results, as well as basic and clinical evidence, indications, contraindications and limitations of these new evolving techniques...
  20. doi request reprint eComment: Aortic connectors in coronary artery surgery
    Marco Ricci
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:672. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous antegrade/retrograde normothermic perfusion with blood (beating heart) for aortic root replacement in acute type-a dissection of the aorta
    Gabriele Di Luozzo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami and the Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 20:350-2. 2005
    ..Simultaneous antegrade and retrograde perfusion of the heart with normothermic blood at high flows allows for safe and precise surgery, without concerns for the period of aortic clamping, since ischemia is eliminated altogether...
  22. doi request reprint Surgical technique of removal of inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma extending into the right atrium without deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
    Mohammed Hassan
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33139, USA
    J Card Surg 25:277-81. 2010
    ..Surgical extirpiration remains the optimal treatment choice. A case of caval leiomyosarcoma with right atrial extension is presented with management techniques and literature review...
  23. doi request reprint Pulmonary embolectomy: recommendation for early surgical intervention
    Enisa M Carvalho
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Card Surg 25:261-6. 2010
    ..Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is a life-threatening disease which often results in death if not diagnosed early and treated aggressively. Despite all efforts at improving outcomes, there is no consensus on the management of acute severe PE...
  24. doi request reprint Does hemopericardium after chest trauma mandate sternotomy?
    Chad M Thorson
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Ryder Trauma Center Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1518-24; discussion 1524-5. 2012
    ..This prompted the question whether these were rare or common events. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with similar injuries to test the hypothesis that trauma-induced hemopericardium mandates sternotomy...
  25. doi request reprint Complex aortic valve surgery for endocarditis using the beating-heart technique
    Marco Ricci
    From the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL USA
    Innovations (Phila) 4:106-12. 2009
    ..The aim of this article is to report our initial clinical experience with this technique...
  26. doi request reprint Modified "sutureless" anastomosis for primary repair of supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
    Maria R Suarez
    Holtz Children s Hospital Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Card Surg 24:564-6. 2009
    ..This technique avoids trauma to the pulmonary venous wall and minimizes the risk of distortion of the anastomosis, factors that have been implicated in the occurrence of subsequent pulmonary venous obstruction...
  27. doi request reprint Techniques for avoidance of sternotomy and cardiopulmonary bypass during resection of extensive renal cell carcinoma with vena caval tumor thrombus extension above the diaphragm
    Gaetano Ciancio
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Card Surg 24:657-60. 2009
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Unusual modification of the cabrol shunt for control of hemorrhage in acute type a aortic dissection
    Anthony L Panos
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 24:544-6. 2009
    ..She developed life-threatening hemorrhage at the root of the aorta, which could not be controlled with usual measures. A modification of the original Cabrol shunt allowed for successful control of bleeding...
  29. ncbi request reprint Case report of cardiac arrest, abdominal compartment syndrome, and thoracic aortic injury with endovascular repair of thoracic aortic tear
    Randy M Stevens
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 22:358-61. 2007
    ..We report a case of TAI who presented in hemorrhagic shock and preoperative cardiac arrest who was successfully treated with large volume resuscitation, closed chest cardiac massage, exploratory laparotomy, and thoracic endografting...
  30. doi request reprint Transesophageal echocardiography after contrast-enhanced CT angiography in the diagnosis of type A aortic dissection
    Edward Gologorsky
    Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 26:495-500. 2011
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Paradigm change in the management of patients with acute type A aortic dissection who had prior cardiac surgery
    Mohammed Hassan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 25:387-9. 2010
    ..Surgery is indicated in the follow-up, depending on increased size of the dissection or aorta, or to prevent or treat complications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Venous gas embolization during endoscopic vein harvesting for coronary artery revascularization: a life-threatening event
    Domenico Calcaterra
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Card Surg 22:498-9. 2007
    ..A case of massive gas embolization during endoscopic vein harvesting is presented. This potentially life-threatening condition should be promptly diagnosed and treated. A brief review of the current literature is presented...
  33. doi request reprint Complete vacuum-assisted sternal closure following neonatal cardiac surgery
    John C Oeltjen
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Holtz Children s Hospital Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 24:748-50. 2009
    ..The implications of this new modality of treatment are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint The history and development of direct coronary surgery without cardiopulmonary bypass
    Mohan Thanikachalam
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Card Surg 19:516-9. 2004
    ..This paradigm shift in the approach to myocardial revascularization has led to exiting new future possibilities, such as beating heart totally endoscopic coronary artery surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Initial experience with sutureless proximal anastomoses performed with a mechanical connector leading to clampless off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
    Kushagra Katariya
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:563-7; discussion 567-8. 2004
    ..We report our early experience with the Symmetry Aortic Connector (St. Jude Medical, St. Paul, MN) used for sutureless proximal aortosaphenous vein graft anastomoses without any cross clamp during coronary bypass procedures...
  36. ncbi request reprint Modified sternotomy to minimize infection risk in patients with prior laryngectomy and permanent tracheostomy
    Marco Ricci
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
    J Card Surg 21:406. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint [Lung transplantation. State of the art]
    Lisardo Garcia-Covarrubias
    Cirugía de trasplantes cardiotorácicos, Universidad de Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, EUA
    Gac Med Mex 143:323-32. 2007
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Complex lead extraction via subclavian approach using laser technique
    Mohammed Hassan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 25:243-6. 2010
    ..We also address the advantages and pitfalls of this technique as compared to other surgical options...
  39. doi request reprint Initial experience with the TandemHeart circulatory support system in children
    Marco Ricci
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Holtz Children s Hospital Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    ASAIO J 54:542-5. 2008
    ..Herein, we report the novel application of this technology to pediatric patients, and we discuss the lessons learned from its utilization...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary protection during cardiac surgery: systematic literature review
    Enisa M F Carvalho
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 16:503-7. 2008
    ..Ischemia-reperfusion injury occurs during heart surgery in which cardiopulmonary bypass is used. Current knowledge of the factors contributing to postoperative pulmonary dysfunction and the measures to avoid it are reviewed...
  41. doi request reprint Beating heart surgery with pulmonary perfusion and ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass: target organs' perfusion without plegia
    Francisco Igor B Macedo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:308-10. 2012
    ..Beating heart surgery and continuous pulmonary perfusion and ventilation represent emerging strategies targeting the cardiopulmonary bypass-induced ischemia and ischemia-reperfusion injury in susceptible organs--heart and lungs...
  42. doi request reprint Unexpected persistent left superior vena cava and absent right superior vena cava in situs solitus patient
    Edward Gologorsky
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33139, USA
    J Card Surg 25:42-5. 2010
    ..Challenges in intraoperative management and implications for subsequent treatments are discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Gabriel DiLuozzo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, 1611 NW 12th Ave, East Tower 3072, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:161-2. 2005
  44. doi request reprint Replacement of infected aortic prosthetic graft with aortic homograft after heart transplantation: 13-year follow-up
    Francisco Igor B Macedo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Lung Transplantation and Artificial Heart Program, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Card Surg 28:312-4. 2013
    ..This was successfully managed by re-do replacement with two cryopreserved aortic homografts. Despite extensive calcification in the wall, the homografts show no aneurysm or dilation after 10 years...
  45. pmc Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest with lung perfusion/ventilation in a patient with acute type a aortic dissection
    Yiliam F Rodriguez-Blanco
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Case Report Med 2012:631494. 2012
    ..Surgical repair was performed under deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) with lung perfusion/ventilation throughout the procedure. Details of the lung perfusion technique and its potential benefits and drawbacks are discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint How to start a beating heart coronary artery surgery program
    Saqib Masroor
    University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 5:237-9. 2002
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Right atrial and pulmonary tumor embolism from renal rhabdomyosarcoma
    Lisardo Garcia-Covarrubias
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    J Card Surg 23:778-80. 2008
    ..He was discharged on postoperative day 13. To our knowledge this is the first case of large tumor embolism to the right atrium and pulmonary artery from renal rhabdomyosarcoma reported in the literature...
  48. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of drug-eluting stents in changing referral practices for coronary surgical revascularization in a tertiary care center
    Alexandre C Ferreira
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:485-9. 2003
    ..Drug-eluting stents with a projected restenosis rate of close to 0% are soon to become available. The short- and long-term consequences of this advance to the cardiac surgical volume remain unclear...
  49. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Randy M Stevens
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2277-8. 2006
  50. doi request reprint Off-pump coronary artery bypass graft without systemic heparin in a Jehovah Witness patient
    Lester Garcia
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Card Surg 26:282-3. 2011
    ..A Jehovah Witness patient with renal failure on dialysis, with low hemoglobin, underwent urgent off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting without systemic heparinization. The pros, cons, and details of the technique used are discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Beating-heart valvular surgery: a possible alternative for patients with severely compromised ventricular function
    Richard J Kaplon
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Florida, USA
    J Card Surg 17:170-2. 2002
    ..Adequacy of perfusion was confirmed by the absence of electrocardiographic changes. Clinical improvement suggests that this strategy of myocardial protection warrants further investigation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Thoracic epidural anesthesia for cardiac surgery via left anterior thoracotomy in the conscious patient
    Mark B Anderson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 5:105-8. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Giant coronary artery dilatation in an asymptomatic patient
    Enisa de Miranda de Freitas Carvalho
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc 24:413-5. 2009
    ..A case of giant dilatation of coronary arteries is presented, with review of the literature on the subject, and discussions about management of the patients with such disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary bypass without ischemic arrest: a myocardial protection strategy for high-risk patients requiring urgent CABG
    Marco Ricci
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, USA
    J Card Surg 21:498-9. 2006