Wilson Y Szeto

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reintervention for endograft failures after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S165-70. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Cerebral embolic exposure during transfemoral and transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Card Surg 26:348-54. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Long-term comparison of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to open surgery for the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms
    Nimesh D Desai
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, 6th Floor Silverstein Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19096, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:604-9; discussion 609-11. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Graft selection for aortic root replacement in complex active endocarditis: does it matter?
    Arminder Singh Jassar
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:480-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Procedural and clinical outcomes of the valve-in-valve technique for severe aortic insufficiency after balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Jay Giri
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Divison, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:139-47. 2012
  6. ncbi 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. ncbi request reprint Reintervention for endograft failures after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S165-70. 2013
    ..However, endograft failure remains a concern, and its treatment is often challenging. We examined our experience with endograft failure and its treatment by endovascular and open repair...
  2. doi request reprint Cerebral embolic exposure during transfemoral and transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Card Surg 26:348-54. 2011
    ..To characterize the cerebral embolic exposure during transfemoral (TF) and transapical (TA) TAVR...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term comparison of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to open surgery for the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms
    Nimesh D Desai
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, 6th Floor Silverstein Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19096, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:604-9; discussion 609-11. 2012
    ..We compared the long-term outcomes of TEVAR with the 3 commercially available stents grafts for thoracic aortic aneurysms to results in control subjects undergoing open surgery...
  4. doi request reprint Graft selection for aortic root replacement in complex active endocarditis: does it matter?
    Arminder Singh Jassar
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:480-7. 2012
    ..This report is based on an examination of our results for all aortic root replacements in complex, active endocarditis affecting the aortic valve...
  5. doi request reprint Procedural and clinical outcomes of the valve-in-valve technique for severe aortic insufficiency after balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Jay Giri
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Divison, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:139-47. 2012
    ..To describe the clinical and procedural outcomes of patients treated with the valve-in-valve technique for severe aortic insufficiency (AI) after balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Antegrade thoracic stent grafting during repair of acute Debakey type I dissection promotes distal aortic remodeling and reduces late open distal reoperation rate
    PRASHANTH VALLABHAJOSYULA
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:942-8. 2014
    ..We assessed midterm outcomes of this reconstructive strategy compared with standard open repair...
  14. doi request reprint Comparing aortic root replacements: porcine bioroots versus pericardial versus mechanical composite roots: hemodynamic and ventricular remodeling at greater than one-year follow-up
    Fenton H McCarthy
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1975-82; discussion 1982. 2012
    ..Data on the hemodynamics of all root replacements are lacking and questions remain regarding comparative performance...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint The management of endograft infections following endovascular thoracic and abdominal aneurysm repair
    Erin H Murphy
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    J Vasc Surg 58:1179-85. 2013
    ..Treatment of this problem has not been well defined as it is fairly uncommon. However, the incidence is increasing. This study examines the results of treatment at a single center for this morbid process...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mouse vascular endothelium activates CD8+ T lymphocytes in a B7-dependent fashion
    Daniel Kreisel
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Immunol 169:6154-61. 2002
    ..These results suggest that vascular endothelium can act as an APC for CD8(+) direct allorecognition and may, therefore, play an important role in regulating immune processes of allograft rejection...
  18. doi request reprint Predictors of mortality and outcomes of therapy in low-flow severe aortic stenosis: a Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves (PARTNER) trial analysis
    Howard C Herrmann
    Interventional Cardiology Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 9038 Gates Pavilion, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 127:2316-26. 2013
    ..The prognosis and treatment of patients with low-flow (LF) severe aortic stenosis are controversial...
  19. ncbi 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)...
  20. doi request reprint Simultaneous thoracic endovascular aortic repair and endovascular aortic repair is feasible with minimal morbidity and mortality
    Melissa L Kirkwood
    Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:1588-91. 2011
    ..To determine the results of simultaneous thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. 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)...
  23. doi request reprint Durability of porcine bioroots in younger patients with aortic root pathology: a propensity-matched comparison with composite mechanical roots
    Nimesh D Desai
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:2054-60; discussion 2060-1. 2011
    ..We present a comparison of porcine bioroot and composite mechanical root replacement in a large series of patients younger than 60 years who required full root replacement for true root pathology...
  24. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, 6th Floor, Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:101-2. 2008
  25. 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
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  26. doi request reprint Combined transaortic transcatheter valve replacement and thoracic endografting
    Caroline M Komlo
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:696-8. 2014
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of a "hybrid" TAVR+TEVAR...
  27. doi request reprint The outcome of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) in patients with renal insufficiency
    Grace J Wang
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:42-6. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the effects of renal insufficiency on thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) outcome and to identify predictors for adverse events...
  28. ncbi request reprint Thoracic endovascular aortic repair: evolution of therapy, patterns of use, and results in a 10-year experience
    Nimesh D Desai
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:587-94. 2011
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to examine all operations performed using thoracic aortic stent grafts at the University of Pennsylvania Health System...
  29. doi request reprint Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery can be performed with optimal outcomes in the presence of left ventricular dysfunction
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1596-601; discussion 1601-2. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that minimally invasive mitral valve surgery could be safely performed in the presence of compromised myocardial function, thereby minimizing recovery time...
  30. doi request reprint Ascending aortic cannulation in acute type a dissection repair
    JOHN R FREDERICK
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1808-11. 2013
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with ascending aortic dilatation: safety of the procedure and mid-term follow-up†
    Bartosz Rylski
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center Freiburg University, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:228-33. 2014
    ..This investigation evaluates the safety of TAVI in patients with ascending aortic dilatation and demonstrates mid-term follow-up...
  34. ncbi request reprint Root stabilization of the repaired bicuspid aortic valve: subcommissural annuloplasty versus root reimplantation
    PRASHANTH VALLABHAJOSYULA
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1227-34. 2014
    ..We report outcomes of this surgical reconstructive strategy for the repaired type I BAV...
  35. pmc Stroke after aortic valve surgery: results from a prospective cohort
    Steven R Messe
    From the Departments of Neurology S R M, S E K, Surgery M A A, M F, W Y S, J E B, W C H, and Radiology M B, and Section of Vascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine E R M, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA T G Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA S J R Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY T F F
    Circulation 129:2253-61. 2014
    ..The incidence and impact of clinical stroke and silent radiographic cerebral infarction complicating open surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR) are poorly characterized...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint A pilot study of darbepoetin alfa for prophylactic neuroprotection in aortic surgery
    Steven R Messe
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neurocrit Care 18:75-80. 2013
    ..Erythropoiesis medications have extensive preclinical data demonstrating neuroprotection. We hypothesized that prophylactic darbepoetin alfa (DARB) given before surgery reduces neurologic injury in patients undergoing DA repair...
  38. doi request reprint Advances in aortic valve repair: focus on functional approach, clinical outcomes, and central role of echocardiography
    John G T Augoustides
    Cardiovascular and Thoracic Section, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 24:1016-20. 2010
    ..The clinical applicability of AV repair continues to expand and likely will evolve into a mainstream surgical therapy for AR, including minimally invasive techniques...
  39. doi request reprint Balloon-assisted deployment prevents endograft misalignment during hybrid aortic arch repair
    Arminder Singh Jassar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1982-4. 2011
    ..Misaligned deployment is a clinical challenge; we hereby present a previously undescribed technique to accommodate this limitation of the current endograft technology...
  40. 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...
  41. doi request reprint Classification of acute type A dissection: focus on clinical presentation and extent
    John G T Augoustides
    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Section, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Dulles 680, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:519-22. 2011
    ..We propose an integration of these three classifications of acute type A dissection as a framework for future advances in diagnosis, intervention and prognosis...
  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint Reoperative mitral valve surgery by the port access minithoracotomy approach is safe and effective
    Steven R Meyer
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1426-30. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the results of port access MV surgery through right minithoracotomy in patients with previous cardiac surgery performed through median sternotomy...
  44. doi request reprint Complex aortic arch aneurysm and dissections: hybrid techniques for surgical and endovascular therapy
    Nimesh D Desai
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 24:521-7. 2009
    ..We present a review of the current techniques and results of hybrid aortic arch surgery centered around a new classification scheme for these procedures...
  45. doi request reprint The complications of uncomplicated acute type-B dissection: the introduction of the Penn classification
    John G T Augoustides
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 26:1139-44. 2012
    ..It also may provide a common language to facilitate standardized definitions, trial design, and management approaches for this high-risk patient cohort...
  46. pmc Minimally invasive approach provides at least equivalent results for surgical correction of mitral regurgitation: a propensity-matched comparison
    Andrew B Goldstone
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:748-56. 2013
    ..We examined the outcomes of mitral repair performed through right minithoracotomy or median sternotomy...
  47. 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...
  48. pmc Geometric orientation of the aortic neoroot in patients with raphed bicuspid aortic valve disease undergoing primary cusp repair and a root reimplantation procedure
    PRASHANTH VALLABHAJOSYULA
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:174-80; discussion 180. 2014
    ..We assessed whether the geometric orientation of the repaired BAV into its reimplanted neoroot affects outcomes-180°/180° orientation was compared with the 150°/210° orientation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Emergency endovascular deployment of stent graft in the ascending aorta for contained rupture of innominate artery pseudoaneurysm in a pediatric patient
    Wilson Y Szeto
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1872-5. 2006
    ..A pseudoaneurysm of the previously ligated innominate artery subsequently developed, and despite coil embolization, it continued to enlarge, which required emergency endovascular intervention...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in aortic valve disease: highlights from a bicuspid aortic valve to transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    John G T Augoustides
    Cardiothoracic Section, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 23:569-76. 2009
    ..Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, whether transfemoral or transapical, has revolutionized aortic valve replacement; it remains a major theme in the specialty for 2009 and beyond...
  52. 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
  53. doi request reprint Inferior vena cava filter migration to the right ventricle
    Arminder S Jassar
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Card Surg 26:170-2. 2011
    ..IVC filter migration to the heart is a rare, but a potentially life-threatening complication. Retrieval can be accomplished using endovascular or open surgical technique...
  54. 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...
  55. doi request reprint Open thoracic aortic repair for dysphagia in patients with Kommerell's diverticulum and right-sided aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery
    T Brett Reece
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Card Surg 25:62-4. 2010
    ..Both cases were successfully repaired with a staged open approach rather than an endovascular approach, which would not have addressed the presenting symptom of dysphagia...
  56. doi request reprint Unmasked diabetes insipidus after pericardial drainage and biopsy for pericardial effusion in association with Erdheim-Chester disease
    John G T Augoustides
    Cardiothoracic Section, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104 4283, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:217-8. 2008
  57. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of T cell-mediated endothelial apoptosis
    Alexander S Krupnick
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Transplantation 74:871-6. 2002
    ..Despite the importance of this phenomenon, the effector mechanisms responsible for endothelial cell killing are not well defined, and conflicting conclusions have been reached based on variation in experimental methodology...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Left stellate ganglion blockade for the management of drug-resistant electrical storm
    Rishin A Patel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Division of Pain Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pain Med 12:1196-8. 2011
    ..The most common precipitants include ongoing or recent myocardial ischemia, exacerbating congestive heart failure, arrhythmogenic medications, and electrolyte disturbances...
  60. ncbi request reprint Surgical ablation of refractory ventricular tachycardia in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Elad Anter
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:494-500. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of preoperative electroanatomic and electrophysiological characterization of the VT substrate and circuit to guide surgical ablation...
  61. ncbi request reprint A novel small animal model of left ventricular tissue engineering
    Alexander S Krupnick
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 21:233-43. 2002
    ..Our goal was to develop a small animal model for ventricular tissue engineering using rat heterotopic heart transplantation...