Joseph F Sabik

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Equivalent midterm outcomes after off-pump and on-pump coronary surgery
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:142-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Recurrent mitral regurgitation after annuloplasty for functional ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Edwin C McGee
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:916-24. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Does location of the second internal thoracic artery graft influence outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 118:S210-5. 2008
  4. pmc Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Sajjad Raza
    N Engl J Med 375:e22. 2016
  5. pmc Does grafting coronary arteries with only moderate stenosis affect long-term mortality?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:806-11.e1-3. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Value of internal thoracic artery grafting to the left anterior descending coronary artery at coronary reoperation
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:302-10. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Does off-pump coronary surgery reduce morbidity and mortality?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:698-707. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A benchmark for evaluating innovative treatment of left main coronary disease
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 116:I232-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Does competitive flow reduce internal thoracic artery graft patency?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1490-6; discussion 1497. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and risk factors for reintervention after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue Desk F24, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 114:I454-60. 2006

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. ncbi request reprint Equivalent midterm outcomes after off-pump and on-pump coronary surgery
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:142-8. 2004
    ..To determine if there are any differences in later outcomes, we compared midterm results of propensity-matched patients who underwent off- and on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting...
  2. ncbi request reprint Recurrent mitral regurgitation after annuloplasty for functional ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Edwin C McGee
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:916-24. 2004
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Does location of the second internal thoracic artery graft influence outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 118:S210-5. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Sajjad Raza
    N Engl J Med 375:e22. 2016
  5. pmc Does grafting coronary arteries with only moderate stenosis affect long-term mortality?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:806-11.e1-3. 2016
    ..We sought to determine whether grafting coronary arteries with angiographically moderate stenosis is associated with worse long-term survival than leaving them ungrafted...
  6. doi request reprint Value of internal thoracic artery grafting to the left anterior descending coronary artery at coronary reoperation
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:302-10. 2013
    ..The study sought to determine if left internal thoracic artery (LITA) grafting of the left anterior descending (LAD) at reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) improves patient outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does off-pump coronary surgery reduce morbidity and mortality?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:698-707. 2002
    ..To compare hospital outcomes of on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery...
  8. ncbi request reprint A benchmark for evaluating innovative treatment of left main coronary disease
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Circulation 116:I232-9. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Does competitive flow reduce internal thoracic artery graft patency?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1490-6; discussion 1497. 2003
    ..The goals of this study were to determine if competitive flow reduces ITA patency, and if there is a degree of coronary stenosis below which ITAs should not be used...
  10. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and risk factors for reintervention after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue Desk F24, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 114:I454-60. 2006
    ..Reintervention after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is common. We sought to determine its occurrence and identify patient characteristics and operative techniques that influence the need or bias for reintervention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cannulation of the axillary artery with a side graft reduces morbidity
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1315-20. 2004
    ..Previously, we cannulated the artery directly; now we use a side graft. The purposes of this study were to (1) investigate cannulation-related morbidity and (2) determine whether use of a side graft reduces it...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influence of patient characteristics and arterial grafts on freedom from coronary reoperation
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:90-8. 2006
    ..We sought to identify patient characteristics and operative factors that predict the need for or bias toward reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is reoperation still a risk factor in coronary artery bypass surgery?
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1719-27. 2005
    ..This raises two questions: (1) has experience neutralized the risk of reoperation attributable to its greater difficulty, or (2) has experience neutralized the risk attributable to the higher-risk profile of reoperative patients?...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of saphenous vein and internal thoracic artery graft patency by coronary system
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:544-51; discussion 544-51. 2005
    ..We sought to compare saphenous vein and internal thoracic artery graft patency by coronary system...
  15. doi request reprint Long-term durability of bicuspid aortic valve repair
    Lars G Svensson
    The Aortic Center, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1539-47; discussion 1548. 2014
    ..Aortic valve repair avoids anticoagulation and prosthetic valve-related complications. This study evaluated long-term durability of BAV repair...
  16. doi request reprint The least of 3 evils: exposure to red blood cell transfusion, anemia, or both?
    Gabriel Loor
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:1480-1487.e6. 2013
    ..We aimed to clarify the effects of anemia, transfusion, and their combination to identify which imposes the greatest risk of end-organ dysfunction and mortality...
  17. doi request reprint Is prosthetic anuloplasty necessary for durable mitral valve repair?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:76-82. 2009
    ..Because emerging percutaneous mitral valve repair may address only leaflets and not the anulus, we compared durability of mitral valve repair with and without prosthetic anuloplasty...
  18. doi request reprint Surgical repair of posterior mitral valve prolapse: implications for guidelines and percutaneous repair
    Douglas R Johnston
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1385-94. 2010
    ..This study provides data on long-term survival and valve function after repair of posterior leaflet prolapse...
  19. doi request reprint Should less-invasive aortic valve replacement be avoided in patients with pulmonary dysfunction?
    Turki B Albacker
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Aorta Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio King Fahad Cardiac Center, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:355-361.e5. 2014
    ..We investigated whether a partial upper J-incision for aortic valve replacement leads to more favorable outcomes than a full sternotomy in patients with chronic lung disease by using forced expiratory volume in 1 second as a surrogate...
  20. pmc Coronary artery disease and outcomes of aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis
    Jocelyn M Beach
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:837-48. 2013
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgery for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in the setting of mitral valve disease: a role for pulmonary vein isolation?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:19-26; discussion 27-8. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess the impact of different surgical treatments for this arrhythmia in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery...
  22. doi request reprint Less invasive versus conventional heart valve surgery in patients with severe heart failure
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:161-167.e6. 2014
    ..The present study compared the outcomes of less-invasive heart valve surgery with those of complete sternotomy in such patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does the arterial cannulation site for circulatory arrest influence stroke risk?
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1274-84; discussion 1274-84. 2004
    ..We investigated whether axillary/subclavian artery inflow with a side graft decreases the risk of stroke versus cannulation at other sites during hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  24. doi request reprint Outcomes of less invasive J-incision approach to aortic valve surgery
    Douglas R Johnston
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:852-858.e3. 2012
    ..We sought to compare clinical outcomes after these approaches with full sternotomy using propensity-matching methods...
  25. ncbi request reprint Elephant trunk procedure: newer indications and uses
    Lars G Svensson
    Center for Aortic Surgery, Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorders Clinic and Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:109-16; discussion 109-16. 2004
    ..The elephant trunk procedure is used for extensive aortic aneurysms. We evaluated its safety, newer indications, and influence of second-stage completion on survival...
  26. doi request reprint Multidetector computed tomographic angiography in planning of reoperative cardiothoracic surgery
    Apur R Kamdar
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1239-45. 2008
    ..We sought to determine if high-risk preoperative MDCTA findings were associated with greater use of preventive surgical strategies during redo cardiac surgery in patients with prior CABG...
  27. doi request reprint Characteristics and long-term outcomes of contemporary patients with bicuspid aortic valves
    Ahmad Masri
    Valve Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:1650-1659.e1. 2016
    ..We sought to study the impact of surgical intervention on long-term outcomes in bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) patients who develop aortic valvular complications and/or have a concomitant aortopathy...
  28. doi request reprint When the timing is right: Antibiotic timing and infection after cardiac surgery
    Colleen G Koch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:931-937.e4. 2012
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Reoperative cryopreserved root and ascending aorta replacement for acute aortic prosthetic valve endocarditis
    Bruce W Lytle
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1754-7; discussion S1792-9. 2002
    ..Prosthetic aortic valve endocarditis (PVE) is an important complication of aortic valve replacement (AVR) and is a particularly difficult situation after an operation combining AVR with ascending aortic replacement...
  30. doi request reprint Outcomes after repair of the anterior mitral leaflet for degenerative disease
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:708-17; discussion 708-17. 2008
    ....
  31. pmc Synergistic Utility of Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Left Ventricular Strain in Patients With Significant Aortic Stenosis
    Andrew Goodman
    Heart Valve Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH A G, K K, Z B P, R P, T B, J F S, L R, L G S, B P G, M Y D
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..We sought to determine prognostic utility of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) and left ventricular global longitudinal strain (LV-GLS) in patients with aortic valve area <1.3 cm(2)...
  32. doi request reprint Nadir hematocrit during cardiopulmonary bypass: end-organ dysfunction and mortality
    Gabriel Loor
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:654-662.e4. 2012
    ..To discover the effects of the lowest hematocrit during cardiopulmonary bypass on end-organ function and mortality in patients who did not receive red blood cell transfusion and to identify predictors of nadir hematocrit...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ischemic versus degenerative mitral regurgitation: does etiology affect survival?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:811-9; discussion 809. 2005
    ..Thus, we (1) determined survival impact of etiology (degenerative vs ischemic) after combined mitral valve repair and CABG and (2) explored survival differences within etiology groups...
  34. ncbi request reprint Surgery for permanent atrial fibrillation: impact of patient factors and lesion set
    A Marc Gillinov
    Atrial Fibrillation Innovation Center AFIC, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:502-13; discussion 513-4. 2006
    ..Whether a complete Cox-maze procedure is needed to ablate permanent atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac surgery is unknown. Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of different lesion sets in such patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Reoperation after mitral valve repair for degenerative disease
    Eric Dumont
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:444-50; discussion 450. 2007
    ..Objectives of this study were to determine (1) mechanisms for and timing of failed repair of degenerative disease and approach to reoperation, (2) durability of re-repair, and (3) long-term survival after reoperation...
  36. doi request reprint A comprehensive review of the PARTNER trial
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S11-6. 2013
    ..Percutaneous transcatheter aortic valve replacement was introduced in 2002, but its effectiveness remained to be assessed...
  37. doi request reprint Statin therapy is associated with fewer infections after cardiac operations
    Matteo Trezzi
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:892-900. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined the association between preoperative statin therapy and infections after cardiac operations and assessed whether statin therapy was associated with lower infection-related mortality...
  38. doi request reprint Spinal cord protective strategies during descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the modern era: the role of intrathecal papaverine
    Brian Lima
    Aortic Surgery Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:945-952.e1. 2012
    ..This study prospectively assessed the neuroprotective impact of intrathecal papaverine added to other techniques in aortic aneurysm repairs...
  39. doi request reprint Decision-making for patients with patent left internal thoracic artery grafts to left anterior descending
    Sreekumar Subramanian
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1392-8; discussion 1400. 2009
    ..We compared survival after medical therapy, percutaneous intervention, and reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting in such patients who developed non-LAD territory jeopardy...
  40. doi request reprint Predictors of Long-Term Outcomes in Asymptomatic Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis and Preserved Left Ventricular Systolic Function Undergoing Exercise Echocardiography
    Ahmad Masri
    From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine A M, A L G, T B, R A G, L L R, B P G, M Y D and the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery J F S, A M G, L G S, Heart Valve Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 9:. 2016
    ..In asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction, we sought to assess incremental prognostic utility of exercise stress echocardiography...
  41. pmc Enhancing the Value of Population-Based Risk Scores for Institutional-Level Use
    Sajjad Raza
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:70-7. 2016
    ..We hypothesized that factors associated with an institution's residual risk unaccounted for by population-based models may be identifiable and used to enhance the value of population-based risk scores for quality improvement...
  42. doi request reprint Synergistic Utility of Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Left Ventricular Global Longitudinal Strain in Asymptomatic Patients With Significant Primary Mitral Regurgitation and Preserved Systolic Function Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery
    Alaa Alashi
    From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine A A, A M, K P, Z B P, L L R, B P G, M Y D and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery A M G, J F S, T M, R M S, L G S, Heart Valve Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 9:. 2016
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Effect of Pulmonary Vascular Pressures on Long-Term Outcome in Patients With Primary Mitral Regurgitation
    Amgad Mentias
    Valve Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Am Coll Cardiol 67:2952-61. 2016
    ..Primary mitral regurgitation (MR) is a growing health problem due to the aging population...
  44. doi request reprint Survival prediction models for coronary intervention: strategic decision support
    Sajjad Raza
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:522-8. 2014
    ..Hence, we developed survival models for CABG and PCI using bare-metal stents (BMS) or drug-eluting stents (DES), programmed a decision-support tool, and identified its potential usefulness...
  45. doi request reprint Modifications, classification, and outcomes of elephant-trunk procedures
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44915, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:548-58. 2013
    ..Our objectives were to classify these modifications, compare outcomes between the classic anastomotic site and these alternatives, and investigate time to second-stage elephant-trunk completion...
  46. doi request reprint Outcome of patients who refuse transfusion after cardiac surgery: a natural experiment with severe blood conservation
    Gregory Pattakos
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:1154-60. 2012
    ..Our objective was to compare morbidity and long-term survival of Witnesses undergoing cardiac surgery with a similarly matched group of patients who received transfusions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Aortic root replacement with cryopreserved allograft for prosthetic valve endocarditis
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:650-9; discussion 659. 2002
    ..This study examines the effectiveness of this strategy on hospital mortality and morbidity, recurrent endocarditis, and survival...
  48. doi request reprint Robotic repair of posterior mitral valve prolapse versus conventional approaches: potential realized
    Tomislav Mihaljevic
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:72-80.e1-4. 2011
    ..Therefore, we compared outcomes of robotic mitral valve repair with those of complete sternotomy, partial sternotomy, and right mini-anterolateral thoracotomy...
  49. doi request reprint Should patients with severe degenerative mitral regurgitation delay surgery until symptoms develop?
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:481-8. 2010
    ..This study examined whether delaying surgery until symptoms occur causes adverse cardiac changes and jeopardizes outcome...
  50. doi request reprint Valve repair versus valve replacement for degenerative mitral valve disease
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:885-93, 893.e1-2. 2008
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Outcomes of a Less-Invasive Approach for Proximal Aortic Operations
    Melissa M Levack
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ann Thorac Surg 103:533-540. 2017
    ..Using propensity matching, we compared outcomes of patients undergoing proximal aortic operations through a J incision compared with full sternotomy...
  52. doi request reprint Long-Term Outcomes in Patients With Aortic Regurgitation and Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction
    Amgad Mentias
    Valve Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Am Coll Cardiol 68:2144-2153. 2016
    ..Chronic severe aortic regurgitation (AR) imposes significant volume and pressure overload on the left ventricle (LV), but such patients typically remain in an asymptomatic state for a very long time...
  53. doi request reprint Strain Echocardiography and Functional Capacity in Asymptomatic Primary Mitral Regurgitation With Preserved Ejection Fraction
    Amgad Mentias
    Heart Valve Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Am Coll Cardiol 68:1974-1986. 2016
    ..The potential additive utility of baseline resting left ventricular global longitudinal strain (LV-GLS) and exercise stress testing in risk stratification of patients with significant mitral regurgitation (MR) has not been studied...
  54. doi request reprint Anticoagulation versus antiplatelet or no therapy in patients undergoing bioprosthetic valve implantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmad Masri
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Heart 103:40-48. 2017
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Beyond the Aortic Root: Staged Open and Endovascular Repair of Arch and Descending Aorta in Patients With Connective Tissue Disorders
    Eric E Roselli
    Aortic Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 101:906-12. 2016
    ..Little data are available to guide treatment. Objectives were to characterize patients, describe repair methods, and assess outcomes...
  56. pmc Long-term durability of bioprosthetic aortic valves: implications from 12,569 implants
    Douglas R Johnston
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:1239-47. 2015
    ..This study evaluates risk factors associated with explantation for structural valve deterioration (SVD) in a long-term series of Carpentier-Edwards PERIMOUNT aortic valves (AV)...
  57. doi request reprint Process improvement in cardiac surgery: development and implementation of a reoperation for bleeding checklist
    Gabriel Loor
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:1028-32. 2013
    ..Reoperation for bleeding is an event associated with considerable morbidity risk. Hence, our primary objective was to develop and implement a formal operative checklist to reduce technical reasons for postoperative bleeding...
  58. ncbi request reprint Does use of a right internal thoracic artery increase deep wound infection and risk after previous use of a left internal thoracic artery?
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:609-13. 2006
    ..To determine whether adding right internal thoracic artery to previous left internal thoracic artery bypass at reoperation increases deep sternal wound infection and hospital mortality, particularly in diabetic patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation with bipolar radiofrequency as the primary modality
    A Marc Gillinov
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation and the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1322-9. 2005
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Valve Repair Is Superior to Replacement in Most Patients With Coexisting Degenerative Mitral Valve and Coronary Artery Diseases
    Hoda Javadikasgari
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ann Thorac Surg . 2016
    ..For mitral regurgitation (MR) from degenerative mitral disease in patients with coexisting coronary artery disease, the appropriate surgical strategy remains controversial...
  61. doi request reprint Outcomes After Elective Proximal Aortic Replacement: A Matched Comparison of Isolated Versus Multicomponent Operations
    Jay J Idrees
    Aorta Center, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ann Thorac Surg 101:2185-92. 2016
    ..Therefore, we assessed and compared outcomes of patients undergoing elective isolated proximal aortic replacement for this disease vs replacement during multicomponent operations...
  62. doi request reprint Trends, Predictors, and Outcomes of Stroke After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States
    Jay J Idrees
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ann Thorac Surg 101:927-35. 2016
    ..Our objective was to use a large national database to identify the incidence of and risk factors for stroke after AVR, as well as to determine incremental mortality, resource use, and cost of stroke...
  63. pmc Long-term survival, valve durability, and reoperation for 4 aortic root procedures combined with ascending aorta replacement
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Aorta Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:764-71.e1-4. 2016
    ..To evaluate long-term results of aortic root procedures combined with ascending aorta replacement for aneurysms, using 4 surgical strategies...
  64. doi request reprint Midterm results of David reimplantation in patients with connective tissue disorder
    Lars G Svensson
    Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:555-62. 2013
    ..Hence, we assessed its midterm safety and effectiveness for Marfan syndrome and other connective tissue disorders, such as Ehlers-Danlos, Loeys-Dietz, and marfanoid syndromes...
  65. doi request reprint Morbidity of bleeding after cardiac surgery: is it blood transfusion, reoperation for bleeding, or both?
    Alessandro Vivacqua
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1780-90. 2011
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint The effect of bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting on survival during 20 postoperative years
    Bruce W Lytle
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:2005-12; discussion 2012-4. 2004
    ..To compare survival of patients receiving bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts and single internal thoracic artery grafts more than 20 postoperative years, assess magnitude of benefit, and identify predictors of benefit...
  67. 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
    ....
  68. pmc Aortic Dissection in Patients With Bicuspid Aortic Valve-Associated Aneurysms
    Charles M Wojnarski
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:1666-73; discussion 1673-4. 2015
    ....
  69. pmc Prophylactic stage 1 elephant trunk for moderately dilated descending aorta in patients with predominantly proximal disease
    Jay J Idrees
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Aortic Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 150:1150-5. 2015
    ..Objectives were to characterize patients, determine completion rate after prophylactic stage 1 ET, and assess outcomes...
  70. doi request reprint Prognostic Utility of Brain Natriuretic Peptide in Asymptomatic Patients With Significant Mitral Regurgitation and Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction
    Amgad Mentias
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart Valve Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Am J Cardiol 117:258-63. 2016
    ..001). In conclusion, in asymptomatic patients with ≥ 3 + primary MR and preserved LVEF, the addition of BNP improved risk stratification and higher BNP independently predicted reduced survival...
  71. doi request reprint Prolonged effect of postoperative infectious complications on survival after cardiac surgery
    Michael P Robich
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:1591-9. 2015
    ..Our objectives were (1) to identify characteristics of such patients and (2) to determine whether this complication is associated with increased mortality beyond hospital discharge...
  72. ncbi request reprint Bipolar radiofrequency to ablate atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery
    A Marc Gillinov
    Center for Atrial Fibrillation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 7:E147-52. 2004
    ..The optimum treatment of AF in these patients is unclear. The purpose of this study was to describe initial clinical experience using a bipolar radiofrequency clamp to facilitate AF ablation in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery...
  73. doi request reprint Open aortic repair after prior thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Eric E Roselli
    Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:750-6. 2014
    ..We characterized patients undergoing open repair after prior TEVAR including indications, operative techniques, and outcomes...
  74. doi request reprint del Nido versus Buckberg cardioplegia in adult isolated valve surgery
    Stephanie L Mick
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 149:626-634; discussion 634-6. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that it and Buckberg solution offer myocardial protection of equivalent safety for isolated adult valve surgery...
  75. pmc Nonselective carotid artery ultrasound screening in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: Is it necessary?
    Khalil Masabni
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 151:402-8. 2016
    ..To determine whether nonselective preoperative carotid artery ultrasound screening alters management of patients scheduled for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), and whether such screening affects neurologic outcomes...
  76. doi request reprint Outcomes after repair or replacement of dysfunctional quadricuspid aortic valve
    J Jay Idrees
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 150:79-82. 2015
    ..008%) but often dysfunctional, manifesting early or late in life. No large series have been evaluated. Current objectives are to characterize these patients, and assess repair possibilities and outcomes...
  77. doi request reprint A direct comparison of early and late outcomes with three approaches to carotid revascularization and open heart surgery
    Mehdi H Shishehbor
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:1948-56. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was a comparison of risk-adjusted outcomes of 3 approaches to carotid revascularization in the open heart surgery (OHS) population...
  78. doi request reprint Red blood cell storage: how long is too long?
    Colleen G Koch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1894-9. 2013
    ..It is possible to envision a blood management system based on modern inventory management strategies that could greatly reduce storage duration. ..
  79. doi request reprint Propensity matched comparison of outcomes in older and younger patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Negmeldeen F Mamoun
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1974-9. 2008
    ..2 to 20.8 million. We therefore compared outcomes after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients aged 85 years and older with those 55 to 65 years old...
  80. doi request reprint Comparison of percutaneous versus surgical revascularization of severe unprotected left main coronary stenosis in matched patients
    Sorin J Brener
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:169-72. 2008
    ..Diabetes mellitus and advanced co-morbidity were the principal determinants of survival. These findings support the need for randomized trials with adequate follow-up to compare the 2 approaches...
  81. doi request reprint Temporal onset, risk factors, and outcomes associated with stroke after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Khaldoun G Tarakji
    Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    JAMA 305:381-90. 2011
    ..Stroke is a devastating and potentially preventable complication of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Better understanding of the timing and risk factors for stroke associated with CABG are needed...
  82. ncbi request reprint Use of multiple arterial grafts and its effect on long-term outcome
    Bruce W Lytle
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue F25, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 17:594-7. 2002
  83. doi request reprint Increasing Disadvantage of "Watchful Waiting" for Repairing Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease
    Farhang Yazdchi
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:1992-2000. 2015
    ....
  84. doi request reprint Hospitalization before surgery increases risk for postoperative infections
    Marta Kelava
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:1615-1621.e3. 2014
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Coregistered MR imaging myocardial viability maps and multi-detector row CT coronary angiography displays for surgical revascularization planning: initial experience
    Randolph M Setser
    Department of Radiology, Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Radiology 237:465-73. 2005
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint In vivo short-term Doppler hemodynamic profiles of 189 Carpentier-Edwards Perimount pericardial bioprosthetic valves in the mitral position
    Sibyll Goetze
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:981-7. 2004
    ..5% of all valves. This is the largest series establishing the favorable hemodynamic behavior of the different sizes of a new Perimount mitral valve, and the reported data could serve as a reference...
  87. doi request reprint The FREEDOM trial: in appropriate patients with diabetes and multivessel coronary artery disease, CABG beats PCI
    Bhuvnesh Aggarwal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 80:515-23. 2013
    ..At a median follow-up of 3.8 years, the incidence of the primary outcome (a composite of death, myocardial infarction, and stroke) was significantly lower with bypass surgery than with percutaneous intervention. ..
  88. ncbi request reprint Endocarditis after mitral valve repair
    A Marc Gillinov
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1813-6. 2002
    ..Native valve endocarditis is frequently managed with antibiotics alone, but prosthetic valve endocarditis usually requires an early operation. What is the best treatment of endocarditis after mitral valve repair?..
  89. ncbi request reprint On-pump and off-pump bypass surgery: tools for revascularization
    Bruce W Lytle
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, F 25, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Circulation 109:810-2. 2004
  90. ncbi request reprint Right coronary artery and interatrial septal aneurysms with fistulous connection to the right atrium
    Antonino G M Marullo
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:969-70. 2002
    ..We report a case of right coronary artery aneurysm with fistulous connection to the right atrium associated with an aneurysm of the interatrial septum...
  91. ncbi request reprint Off-pump coronary revascularization: current state of the art
    James C Hart
    Capital Area Cardiovascular Surgical Institute, Pinnacle Health System, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 14:70-81. 2002
    ..Certain high-risk groups may be better treated with OPCAB, but further studies are necessary to elucidate which patients should be offered OPCAB and which should receive standard CABG...
  92. doi request reprint Coronary artery bypass graft patency and competitive flow
    Joseph F Sabik
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:126-8. 2008
  93. ncbi request reprint CABG or PCI? A cardiothoracic surgeon's perspective. The devil (or truth) is in the details
    Joseph F Sabik
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:329, 332, 336 passim. 2006