Affiliation: University of Maryland
- Outcomes management: from concepts to applicationS B Perkins
University of Maryland Medical Center, 29 S Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
AACN Clin Issues 11:339-50. 2000..Finally, issues important to outcomes management as a tool for performance improvement are discussed...
- Relation between depression after coronary artery bypass surgery and 12-month outcome: a prospective studyI Connerney
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Lancet 358:1766-71. 2001..We have assessed the effect of depression on outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
- Depression is associated with increased mortality 10 years after coronary artery bypass surgeryIngrid Connerney
Division of Quality and Safety, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Psychosom Med 72:874-81. 2010..Although many studies have examined the relationship of depression and mortality in patients with myocardial infarction, there is less understanding of the relationship between depression and long-term mortality after CABG surgery...
- Simultaneous hybrid coronary revascularization reduces postoperative morbidity compared with results from conventional off-pump coronary artery bypassZachary N Kon
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:367-75. 2008..We hypothesized that stenting combined with grafting of the left anterior descending artery with the left internal thoracic artery through a minithoracotomy (hybrid procedure) would provide the best outcome...
- Aprotinin shows both hemostatic and antithrombotic effects during off-pump coronary artery bypass graftingRobert S Poston
Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 81:104-10; discussion 110-1. 2006..In a randomized, prospective OPCABG trial, we assessed efficacy and safety of aprotinin through a comprehensive assessment of graft patency and hematologic function...