B Khanh Lam

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Failed mitral valve repair caused by polypropylene suture
    Buu Khanh Lam
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1716-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation with diathermy: an in vitro study
    B Khanh Lam
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:456-61; discussion 461. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of patient-prosthesis mismatch on late outcomes after mitral valve replacement
    Buu Khanh Lam
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1464-73. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanical versus bioprosthetic valve replacement in middle-aged patients
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Suite 3403, Ottawa, Ont K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:485-91. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Early postoperative anticoagulation after mechanical valve replacement: a Canadian survey
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:581-7. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Long-term evaluation of biological versus mechanical prosthesis use at reoperative aortic valve replacement
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:146-51. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Reoperation of left heart valve bioprostheses according to age at implantation
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 124:S75-80. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Enlargement of the small aortic root during aortic valve replacement: is there a benefit?
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:94-100. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Postoperative lipid-lowering therapy and bioprosthesis structural valve deterioration: justification for a randomised trial?
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:139-44. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Influence of the On-X mechanical prosthesis on intermediate-term major thromboembolism and hemorrhage: a prospective multicenter study
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1053-8.e2. 2010

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Failed mitral valve repair caused by polypropylene suture
    Buu Khanh Lam
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1716-7. 2003
    ..Soft, braided suture is preferred for leaflet approximation at mitral valve repair; if polypropylene suture is used, suture tails and knots should be positioned such that they do not come into contact with leaflet tissue...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation with diathermy: an in vitro study
    B Khanh Lam
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:456-61; discussion 461. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of patient-prosthesis mismatch on late outcomes after mitral valve replacement
    Buu Khanh Lam
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1464-73. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to determine the impact of patient-prosthesis mismatch on recurrent congestive heart failure, postoperative pulmonary hypertension, and late survival after mitral valve replacement...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanical versus bioprosthetic valve replacement in middle-aged patients
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Suite 3403, Ottawa, Ont K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:485-91. 2006
    ..This cohort study examines the long-term outcomes of mechanical versus bioprosthetic valves in middle-aged patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Early postoperative anticoagulation after mechanical valve replacement: a Canadian survey
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:581-7. 2006
    ..The study aim was to examine the practice patterns of Canadian cardiac surgeons with regard to early postoperative anticoagulation after mechanical valve implantation...
  6. doi request reprint Long-term evaluation of biological versus mechanical prosthesis use at reoperative aortic valve replacement
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:146-51. 2012
    ..However, at reoperative AVR, follow-up data by prosthesis type have been lacking from the literature. Therefore, we examined long-term survival and valve-related complications according to the type of prosthesis used at reoperative AVR...
  7. doi request reprint Reoperation of left heart valve bioprostheses according to age at implantation
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 124:S75-80. 2011
    ..Evidence supporting the use of bioprostheses for heart valve replacement in young adults is accumulating. However, reoperation data, which may help guide clinical decision making in young patients, remains poorly defined in the literature...
  8. ncbi request reprint Enlargement of the small aortic root during aortic valve replacement: is there a benefit?
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:94-100. 2008
    ..To evaluate the risks and benefits of ARE, we examined the outcomes of patients with small aortic roots who underwent AVR with or without the use of ARE...
  9. doi request reprint Postoperative lipid-lowering therapy and bioprosthesis structural valve deterioration: justification for a randomised trial?
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:139-44. 2010
    ..The purpose of this observational study was to evaluate if an association exists between early LLT and a slowing of bioprosthesis SVD, with a view to designing a prospective trial...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of the On-X mechanical prosthesis on intermediate-term major thromboembolism and hemorrhage: a prospective multicenter study
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1053-8.e2. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Combined atrial fibrillation ablation with mitral valve surgery
    Thierry G Mesana
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:515-20. 2006
    ..The study aim was to evaluate the efficacy and outcome of radiofrequency (RF) atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation in patients undergoing mitral valve (MV) surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Very long-term survival implications of heart valve replacement with tissue versus mechanical prostheses in adults <60 years of age
    Marc Ruel
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 116:I294-300. 2007
    ..We examined the survival implications of selecting a tissue versus a mechanical prosthesis at initial left-heart valve replacement in a cohort of adults <60 years of age who were followed for over 20 years...
  13. doi request reprint Clinical evaluation of functional mitral stenosis after mitral valve repair for degenerative disease: potential affect on surgical strategy
    Thierry G Mesana
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:1418-23; discussion 1423-5. 2013
    ..The objective of our study was to compare echocardiographic and functional characteristics of patients who underwent mitral repair with either a complete ring or a partial band...
  14. ncbi request reprint Early postoperative anticoagulation after mechanical valve replacement: a systematic review
    Alexander Kulik
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:770-81. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Late incidence and predictors of persistent or recurrent heart failure in patients with aortic prosthetic valves
    Marc Ruel
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:149-59. 2004
    ..We examined factors associated with persistent or recurrent congestive heart failure after aortic valve replacement...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical and echocardiographic impact of functional tricuspid regurgitation repair at the time of mitral valve replacement
    Vincent Chan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1209-15. 2009
    ..We examined patients undergoing mitral valve replacement (MVR) to determine the effect of TR and tricuspid valve repair on survival, functional status, and postoperative TR...
  17. ncbi request reprint Skeletonized internal thoracic artery harvest reduces pain and dysesthesia and improves sternal perfusion after coronary artery bypass surgery: a randomized, double-blind, within-patient comparison
    Munir Boodhwani
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 114:766-73. 2006
    ..We performed a randomized, double-blind, within-patient comparison of skeletonized and nonskeletonized ITAs in patients undergoing coronary surgery...
  18. pmc The internal thoracic artery skeletonization study: a paired, within-patient comparison [NCT00265499]
    Munir Boodhwani
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Trials 7:1. 2006
    ..In order to assess the effects of ITA skeletonization, we report a prospective, randomized, within-patient study design that shares many features of a cross-over study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Edge-to-edge (Alfieri) mitral repair: results in diverse clinical settings
    Sunil K Bhudia
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1598-606. 2004
    ..Objectives of this study were to demonstrate causes of MR amenable to edge-to-edge repair and to determine safety, obstructive potential, and durability of edge-to-edge repair...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of mitral valve annuloplasty combined with revascularization in patients with functional ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2191-201. 2007
    ..The aim of this work was to determine whether mitral valve (MV) annuloplasty benefits patients with moderate/severe (3+/4+) functional ischemic mitral regurgitation (MR) who undergo coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Repair versus replacement for degenerative mitral valve disease with coexisting ischemic heart disease
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1350-62. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve surgery in the adult Marfan syndrome patient
    Sunil K Bhudia
    Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:843-8. 2006
    ....