Edwin C McGee

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nontransplant surgical alternatives for heart failure
    Edwin C McGee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Galter 10 105, 201 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611 2908, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 7:491-501. 2005
  2. doi request reprint In vivo evaluation of the HeartWare MVAD Pump
    Edwin McGee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 33:366-71. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Do patients with heart failure benefit from coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Edwin C McGee
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2968, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 27:629-33. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Biventricular continuous flow VADs demonstrate diurnal flow variation and lead to end-organ recovery
    Edwin C McGee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2968, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:e1-3. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Reverse ventricular remodeling: mechanical options
    Edwin C McGee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 21:215-20. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Successful bridge to transplant in a highly sensitized patient with a complicated pump pocket infection
    Edwin C McGee
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 201 East Huron Street, Galter 11 140, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:568-71. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Relation of body mass index to late survival after valvular heart surgery
    Muthiah Vaduganathan
    Divisions of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1667-78. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Midterm survival in patients treated for atrial fibrillation: a propensity-matched comparison to patients without a history of atrial fibrillation
    Richard Lee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611 2968, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:1341-51; discussion 1350-1. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Should paroxysmal atrial fibrillation be treated during cardiac surgery?
    Patrick M McCarthy
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:810-23. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Early readmission for congestive heart failure predicts late mortality after cardiac surgery
    Richard Lee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:671-6. 2012

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Nontransplant surgical alternatives for heart failure
    Edwin C McGee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Galter 10 105, 201 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611 2908, USA
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 7:491-501. 2005
    ..In 2005, few patients are inoperable...
  2. doi request reprint In vivo evaluation of the HeartWare MVAD Pump
    Edwin McGee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 33:366-71. 2014
    ..In this study, we implanted the MVAD Pump in an ovine model to evaluate device hemocomaptiblity, biocompatibility, performance, and safety...
  3. doi request reprint Do patients with heart failure benefit from coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Edwin C McGee
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2968, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 27:629-33. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to examine the appropriateness of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) for the patient with ischemic cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure...
  4. doi request reprint Biventricular continuous flow VADs demonstrate diurnal flow variation and lead to end-organ recovery
    Edwin C McGee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2968, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:e1-3. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Reverse ventricular remodeling: mechanical options
    Edwin C McGee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 21:215-20. 2006
    ..The aim of this review is to update the cardiovascular clinician on the current status of surgical therapies aimed at achieving reverse ventricular remodeling...
  6. doi request reprint Successful bridge to transplant in a highly sensitized patient with a complicated pump pocket infection
    Edwin C McGee
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 201 East Huron Street, Galter 11 140, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:568-71. 2008
    ..A donor heart was identified and found to be acceptable by virtual crossmatch. He was transplanted and is doing well with normal graft function at >1 year post-operatively...
  7. doi request reprint Relation of body mass index to late survival after valvular heart surgery
    Muthiah Vaduganathan
    Divisions of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1667-78. 2012
    ..Very lean patients undergoing valve surgery are at a greater hazard for mortality and might require more rigorous preoperative candidate screening and closer postoperative monitoring...
  8. doi request reprint Midterm survival in patients treated for atrial fibrillation: a propensity-matched comparison to patients without a history of atrial fibrillation
    Richard Lee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611 2968, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:1341-51; discussion 1350-1. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Should paroxysmal atrial fibrillation be treated during cardiac surgery?
    Patrick M McCarthy
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:810-23. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that treating paroxysmal atrial fibrillation during cardiac surgery would not adversely affect the perioperative risk and would improve the midterm outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Early readmission for congestive heart failure predicts late mortality after cardiac surgery
    Richard Lee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:671-6. 2012
    ..Our objective was to compare late survival in patients' readmission for congestive heart failure with readmission for other causes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery...
  11. doi request reprint Late neurologic events after surgery for atrial fibrillation: rare but relevant
    Richard Lee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:126-31; discussion 131-2. 2013
    ..We studied the rate of late neurologic event (LNE) in the era of contemporary AF surgery...
  12. doi request reprint Improvements in health-related quality of life before and after isolated cardiac operations
    Kathleen L Grady
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:777-83. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Demographic, psychosocial, and behavioral factors associated with survival after heart transplantation
    Steven A Farmer
    Center for Cardiovascular Innovation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:876-83. 2013
    ..Heart transplantation requires substantial personal, financial, and psychosocial resources. Using an existing multisite data set, we examined predictors of mortality at 5 to 10 years after heart transplantation...
  14. doi request reprint Successful conversion of TandemHeart left ventricular assist device to right ventricular assist device after implantation of a HeartMate XVE
    Masami Takagaki
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1677-9. 2008
    ..The right ventricular assist device was weaned 3 days later. This strategy was useful, technically easy, and cost effective...
  15. doi request reprint Perioperative statin therapy reduces mortality in normolipidemic patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Muthiah Vaduganathan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1018-27. 2010
    ..Recent data have suggested that statins improve early survival and cardiovascular outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. The effectiveness of statin therapy in normolipidemic cardiac surgery patients is as yet unclear...
  16. doi request reprint Successful implantation of HeartWare HVAD left ventricular assist device with concomitant ascending and sinus of valsalva aneurysms repair
    Koji Takeda
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 2968, USA
    J Artif Organs 15:204-6. 2012
    ..The postoperative course was uneventful. The patient is currently listed for heart transplantation...
  17. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation decreases the rate of unoperated aortic stenosis
    S Chris Malaisrie
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:43-8. 2011
    ..Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has emerged as a solution for high-risk AS patients. We sought to measure the impact of TAVI on the undertreatment of AS...
  18. doi request reprint Mortality while waiting for aortic valve replacement
    S Chris Malaisrie
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:1564-70; discussion 1570-1. 2014
    ..Severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) is associated with high mortality without intervention. The impact of waiting time for aortic valve replacement (AVR), either surgically or transcatheter, has not been reported...
  19. doi request reprint Surgical treatment for isolated atrial fibrillation: minimally invasive vs. classic cut and sew maze
    Richard Lee
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611 2968, USA
    Innovations (Phila) 6:373-7. 2011
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Reduction of surgical mortality and morbidity in diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery with a combined intravenous and subcutaneous insulin glucose management strategy
    Lowell R Schmeltz
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:823-8. 2007
    ..To determine if glucose management in postcardiothoracic surgery patients with a combined intravenous (IV) and subcutaneous (SC) insulin regimen reduces mortality and morbidity in patients with diabetes and stress-induced hyperglycemia...
  21. doi request reprint Clinical experience and patient outcomes associated with the TandemHeart percutaneous transseptal assist device among a heterogeneous patient population
    Michael W Tempelhof
    Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    ASAIO J 57:254-61. 2011
    ..The favorable hemodynamic profile, postimplantation survival rates, and manageable complications support its use to assist hemodynamic recovery in patients refractory to conventional therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Contemporary perioperative results of isolated aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis
    S Chris Malaisrie
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:751-6. 2010
    ..We analyzed our contemporary series of isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR) for AS to determine implications for patients referred for AVR...
  23. pmc Gender differences in appraisal of stress and coping 5 years after heart transplantation
    Kathleen L Grady
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Heart Lung 45:41-7. 2016
    ..We examined whether gender differences exist regarding stress, symptom distress, coping, adherence, and social support 5 years after heart transplantation...
  24. doi request reprint Tricuspid valve replacement with a bioprosthetic valve
    Hyde M Russell
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, 201 East Huron St, Suite 11 140, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2008:mmcts.2007.002774. 2008
    ..The following manuscript and videos describe our approach to tricuspid valve replacement with a bioprosthetic valve. ..
  25. doi request reprint Tricuspid valve annuloplasty for functional regurgitation
    Edwin C McGee
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, 201 East Huron St, Suite 11 140, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2008:mmcts.2007.002766. 2008
    ..Functional tricuspid regurgitation (TR) is present in many patients with advanced heart failure. The following manuscript and videos describe our approach to its correction. ..
  26. doi request reprint Tricuspid valve repair with left ventricular assist device implantation: is it warranted?
    Diyar Saeed
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Center for Heart Failure, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:530-5. 2011
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effect on outcomes of concomitant tricuspid valve repair (TVR) for moderate to severe (3(+)/4(+)) TR at the time of LVAD implantation...
  27. doi request reprint Invasive fungal infection after heart transplantation: a seven-year, single-center experience
    Ignacio A Echenique
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis . 2016
    ..Invasive fungal infections (IFIs) are an infrequent but major complication of heart-transplantation (HT). We sought to describe the epidemiology at our institution...
  28. doi request reprint Percutaneous closure of the aortic valve as a bridge to heart transplantation to treat severe aortic insufficiency after ventricular assist device
    Andrew J Sauer
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 86:E103-6. 2015
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in mechanical circulatory support: Development of a new conceptual model and items for self-administration
    Kathleen L Grady
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 34:1292-304. 2015
    ..This report describes (1) a conceptual model of adjustment to MCS and HRQOL, (2) the development of a new set of items to assess adjustment and HRQOL, and (3) establishes content validity of the new model and items...
  30. pmc Change in health-related quality of life from before to after destination therapy mechanical circulatory support is similar for older and younger patients: analyses from INTERMACS
    Kathleen L Grady
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant 34:213-21. 2015
    ..We aimed to determine the change in HRQOL by age from before implant to 1 year after DT LVAD implant and identify factors associated with the change...
  31. pmc Human degenerative valve disease is associated with up-regulation of low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 receptor-mediated bone formation
    Frank C Caira
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1707-12. 2006
    ..The goal of this research was to define the cellular mechanisms involved in myxomatous mitral valve disease and calcific aortic valve disease and to redefine the term degenerative valve disease in terms of an active cellular biology...
  32. 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
    ....