Leonard N Girardi

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Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of preoperative pulmonary function on outcomes after open repair of descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 153:S22-S29.e2. 2017
  2. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of retrograde cerebral perfusion as an adjunct for cerebral protection during surgery on the aortic arch
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:2927-33. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Preoperative percutaneous coronary intervention in patients undergoing open thoracoabdominal and descending thoracic aneurysm repair
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:163-8. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Reoperations on the ascending aorta and aortic root in patients with previous cardiac surgery
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1407-12. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The natural history of thoracic aortic aneurysms: implications for surgical intervention
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:131-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1351-2. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint No-clamp technique for valve repair or replacement in patients with a porcelain aorta
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1688-92. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Does cross-clamping the arch increase the risk of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair?
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:133-7; discussion 137-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Epicardial beating heart cryoablation using a novel argon-based cryoclamp and linear probe
    Federico Milla
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:403-11. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of open versus bedside percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in the cardiothoracic surgical patient: outcomes and financial analysis
    Matthew D Bacchetta
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1879-85. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Impact of preoperative pulmonary function on outcomes after open repair of descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 153:S22-S29.e2. 2017
    ..To evaluate the impact of preoperative pulmonary function on outcomes after open repair of descending thoracic (DTA) and thoracoabdominal aortic (TAAA) aneurysms...
  2. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of retrograde cerebral perfusion as an adjunct for cerebral protection during surgery on the aortic arch
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:2927-33. 2014
    ..We examined our experience with RCP to determine its efficacy in patients undergoing complex arch reconstruction...
  3. doi request reprint Preoperative percutaneous coronary intervention in patients undergoing open thoracoabdominal and descending thoracic aneurysm repair
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:163-8. 2014
    ..Previous studies examining PCI before major vascular surgery included few patients with TAs. We examined the outcomes of patients undergoing PCI before TA repair...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reoperations on the ascending aorta and aortic root in patients with previous cardiac surgery
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1407-12. 2006
    ..We analyzed our results with aortic reoperations with the intent of further reducing surgical risk through alterations in surgical technique or patient selection...
  5. ncbi request reprint The natural history of thoracic aortic aneurysms: implications for surgical intervention
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:131-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1351-2. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint No-clamp technique for valve repair or replacement in patients with a porcelain aorta
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1688-92. 2005
    ..We describe a technique based on replacement of the ascending aorta and proximal arch under profound hypothermic circulatory arrest, followed by the valve procedure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does cross-clamping the arch increase the risk of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair?
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:133-7; discussion 137-8. 2005
    ..Complex surgical and endovascular techniques have reduced the risks for this cohort. We examined outcomes utilizing an approach based on simple cross-clamping of the arch...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epicardial beating heart cryoablation using a novel argon-based cryoclamp and linear probe
    Federico Milla
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:403-11. 2006
    ..We therefore evaluated the ability to create cryolesions using an argon-based cryoclamp device, which temporarily occludes blood flow and facilitates transmurality...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of open versus bedside percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in the cardiothoracic surgical patient: outcomes and financial analysis
    Matthew D Bacchetta
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1879-85. 2005
    ..The clinical and financial outcomes of a change in practice from traditional tracheostomy (open) to bedside percutaneous dilatational tracheostomies (PDT) was evaluated in patients who underwent cardiothoracic surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation using argon-based cryoablation during concomitant cardiac procedures
    Charles A Mack
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Circulation 112:I1-6. 2005
    ..We report our results using argon-based endocardial cryoablation for the treatment of AF in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac procedures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Management strategies for type A dissection complicated by peripheral vascular malperfusion
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1309-14; discussion 1314. 2004
    ..Ideal management includes the rapid restoration of organ perfusion while avoiding catastrophic rupture and tamponade. We present our experience with primary aortic repair as the optimal method of patient management...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of cardiac surgery in nonagenarians: a 10-year experience
    Matthew D Bacchetta
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1215-20. 2003
    ..Physicians are taking care of older patients, many of whom may require cardiac surgical procedures. Improving cardiopulmonary bypass technology allows for safer procedures with reduced morbidity and mortality even in older patients...
  14. doi request reprint Cardiac surgery in select nonagenarians: should we or shouldn't we?
    Brant W Ullery
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:854-60. 2008
    ..Clinical decision making about cardiac surgical intervention in nonagenarians is hindered by a paucity of data examining survival outcomes in this population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ruptured descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1066-70. 2002
    ..However, in the setting of a ruptured thoracic aneurysm, one may not have the luxury of complex end-organ support. We analyzed our experience with ruptured thoracic aneurysms to define morbidity and mortality in the present era...
  16. pmc Heparin sensitivity test for patients requiring cardiopulmonary bypass
    William J DeBois
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, NY 10021, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 38:307-9. 2006
    ..This method of titrating a diluted heparin additive, mixed with patient blood in a familiar ACT test, has proven to be an inexpensive and reliable test to predict patient's sensitivity to heparin...
  17. ncbi request reprint Negative fluid displacement: an alternative method to assess patency of arterial line cannulation
    William J DeBois
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York Weill Cornell Center, New York 10021, USA
    Perfusion 18:67-70. 2003
    ..With increased use of femoral cannulation for minimally invasive cardiac surgical procedures, this RAP technique can enhance the perfusionist's and the surgeon's ability to safely perform bypass in the presence of higher dissection risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Early clinical outcome after aortic root replacement using a biological composite valved graft with and without neo-sinuses
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg . 2016
    ..This study was conceived to compare the results of aortic root replacement using a composite biological valved graft with or without neo-sinuses of Valsalva...
  19. ncbi request reprint Arteriovenous fistula after laser-assisted pacemaker lead extraction
    Federico Milla
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2304-6. 2006
    ..Acute arteriovenous fistulas have been reported after pacemaker lead extraction. We report a case of an arteriovenous fistula presenting 2 weeks after transvenous laser-assisted lead extraction...
  20. doi request reprint Nonischemic Postoperative Seizure Does Not Increase Mortality After Cardiac Surgery
    Natalia S Ivascu
    Department of Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:101-6. 2015
    ..Postoperative seizure (PS) is an infrequent, yet distressing, complication after cardiac surgery. We wished to determine the prognostic significance of these complicated neurologic events...
  21. pmc Ascending aortic aneurysm repair and surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Berhane Worku
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 10:174. 2015
    ..We describe our experience in patients undergoing ascending aneurysm repair and concomitant atrial fibrillation ablation...
  22. doi request reprint Outcomes of Open Repair of Mycotic Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms
    Christopher Lau
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:1712-7. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short- and intermediate-term outcomes of open repair of mycotic thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysms. Contemporary surgical and perioperative techniques were utilized...
  23. doi request reprint Contemporary outcomes of surgery for aortic root aneurysms: A propensity-matched comparison of valve-sparing and composite valve graft replacement
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 150:1120-9.e1. 2015
    ..The study objective was to give an overview of the current state of the art of the surgical treatment of aortic root pathologies in a high-volume center...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effects of platelet inhibitors on blood use in cardiac surgery
    Leonard Y Lee
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Center, New York 10021, USA
    Perfusion 17:33-7. 2002
    ..e., reduced infarction rates and improved vessel patency. With judicious planning, urgent coronary artery bypass can be safely performed on patients who have been treated with GP IIb/IIIa receptor inhibitors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Retrograde cerebral perfusion: report of a fatal complication from a subarachnoid venous hemorrhage during thoracoabdominal aortic surgery
    Jeffrey S Berger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:650-3. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    William J DeBois
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York Weill Cornell Center, New York 10021, USA
    Perfusion 18:47-53. 2003
    ..In this presentation, the pathology and current diagnostic tests, as well as the successful management of patients with HIT undergoing CPB at New York Presbyterian Hospital, are reviewed...
  27. doi request reprint Short- and mid-term results after transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement in nonagenarians
    Andreas R de Biasi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 58:99-104. 2017
    ..We therefore describe our experience with 25 consecutive nonagenarians who underwent TA-TAVR and report their short- and mid-term outcomes...
  28. doi request reprint Surgical Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma With Cavoatrial Involvement: A Systematic Review of the Literature
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 101:1213-21. 2016
    ..Further studies are needed to evaluate the possible role of alternative techniques compared with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  29. doi request reprint Resection of Intraabdominal Tumors With Cavoatrial Extension Using Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest
    Christopher Lau
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:836-42. 2016
    ..Intraabdominal malignancies with cavoatrial extension can be resected using cardiopulmonary bypass and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Congestive kidney failure in cardiac surgery: the relationship between central venous pressure and acute kidney injury
    Ivancarmine Gambardella
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 23:800-805. 2016
    ..Besides, the practice of treating right heart failure with fluid loading should be avoided in favour of other ways to optimize haemodynamics in this setting, because of the detrimental effects on the kidney function...
  31. doi request reprint Reoperative Aortic Valve Replacement in a Previous Biologic Composite Valve Graft
    Christopher Lau
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:e477-e480. 2016
    ..Exposure is by a transverse incision through the Dacron graft. The valve is disassembled within the graft, and a new prosthesis is implanted. We used this technique in 11 patients with good success...
  32. doi request reprint "Second" Primary Cardiac Sarcoma in a Patient With Ewing Sarcoma. Always Expect The Unexpected
    Antonino Di Franco
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 103:e131-e133. 2017
    ..We describe the first case of concomitant diagnosis of Ewing sarcoma and low-grade myxoid spindle cell sarcoma in the same young patient...
  33. doi request reprint Open repair of ruptured descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 150:814-21. 2015
    ..To evaluate the results of the open repair of ruptured thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms...
  34. doi request reprint Pulmonary embolectomy in the treatment of submassive and massive pulmonary embolism
    Berhane Worku
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N Y, USA
    Cardiology 129:106-10. 2014
    ..We reviewed our experience with pulmonary embolectomy over the past 12 years with an emphasis on preoperative comorbidities and postoperative morbidity and mortality...
  35. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal complications after mitral valve surgery
    Iosif Gulkarov
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:292-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the etiology and risk factors for GI complications after mitral valve surgery...
  36. doi request reprint Acceptability and psychometric properties of the Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire among patients undergoing heart valve surgery: validation and comparison with SF-36
    Phyllis G Supino
    The Howard Gilman Institute for Valvular Heart Diseases, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 11203, USA
    J Card Fail 15:267-77. 2009
    ..Disease-specific instruments have been used in heart failure (HF), commonly associated with valve disease, but have been neither validated nor routinely applied among patients undergoing VS...
  37. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of thoracic malignancies invading the heart or great vessels
    Bernard J Park
    Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1024-30. 2004
    ..We reviewed our experience of 10 patients treated surgically, either primarily or as a component of multimodality therapy, to assess feasibility and results...
  38. ncbi request reprint Valve repair versus replacement when aortic regurgitation is caused by aortic root aneurysms: relative advantages and disadvantages and the impact of decision on surgical indications
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Howard Gilman Institute for Valvular Heart Disease, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Adv Cardiol 41:48-56. 2004
  39. doi request reprint Gender Differences in In-Hospital Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
    Rajesh V Swaminathan
    Greenberg Division of Cardiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 118:362-8. 2016
    ..001) from 2003 to 2012. In conclusion, CABG rates in the United States are decreasing over time, yet in-hospital mortality continues to improve. Women have worse in-hospital outcomes than men; however, the gender gap is slowly closing. ..
  40. doi request reprint Radial Artery as a Coronary Artery Bypass Conduit: 20-Year Results
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Catholic University, Rome, Italy Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 68:603-10. 2016
    ..There is a lack of evidence for the choice of the second conduit in coronary surgery. The radial artery (RA) is a possible option, but few data on very-long-term outcomes exist...
  41. doi request reprint National Analysis of Short-Term Outcomes and Volume-Outcome Relationships for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the Era of Commercialization
    Andreas R de Biasi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N Y, USA
    Cardiology 133:58-68. 2016
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  42. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of robotic-assisted mitral valve repair
    Subroto Paul
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:1546-53. 2015
    ..Robotic-assisted mitral valve repair is becoming more frequently performed in cardiac surgery. However, little is known about its utilization and safety at a national level...
  43. ncbi request reprint Surgical approaches when aortic regurgitation is associated with aortic root disease
    Leonard N Girardi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Howard Gilman Institute for Valvular Heart Diseases, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, N Y, USA
    Adv Cardiol 39:86-92. 2002
  44. doi request reprint Three Arterial Grafts Improve Late Survival: A Meta-Analysis of Propensity Matched Studies
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
    Circulation . 2017
    ..A meta-analysis of all the propensity score matched (PSM) observational studies comparing the long-term outcomes of CABG with the use of two (2-ART) vs. three arterial (3-ART) grafts was performed...
  45. doi request reprint Mycotic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm After Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Treatment
    Kenneth P Seastedt
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:2210-2. 2015
    ..Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is widely used for the treatment of bladder cancer. We report a case of BCG-associated mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysm that was successfully treated with resection and antimycobacterial therapy. ..
  46. doi request reprint Paradoxical embolus in transit
    Berhane Worku
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Methodist Hospital, New York, New York Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:717-9. 2014
    ..All patients underwent surgical evacuation and had unremarkable postoperative courses with no episodes of arterial embolization. Surgical embolectomy should be considered early in the treatment of paradoxical embolus in transit. ..
  47. doi request reprint Fifteen-year experience and outcomes of pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis
    Dimitrios Avgerinos
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York
    J Card Surg 29:434-8. 2014
    ..All patients undergoing pericardiectomy at our institution were reviewed with the goal of analyzing preoperative and intraoperative factors that may be associated with long-term outcomes...
  48. doi request reprint Primary adrenal melanoma with inferior vena caval thrombus
    Dimitrios V Avgerinos
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:2108-10. 2012
    ..A complete resection was obtained using cardiopulmonary bypass and profound hypothermic circulatory arrest. Long-term survival with melanoma is still limited, regardless of the organ of origin...
  49. doi request reprint Repair of the congenitally bicuspid regurgitant aortic valve: a strategic advance
    Jeffrey S Borer
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:50-1. 2008