April 2014
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1. Beaty CA, Haggerty KA, Moser MG, George TJ, Robinson CW, Arnaoutakis GJ, Whitman GJ. Disclosure of physician-specific behavior improves blood utilization protocol adherence in cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Dec;96(6):2168-74. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.06.080.
Key words: blood utilization, cardiac surgery, physician behavior
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24035308

2. Conte JV. Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Robert B. Wallace. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan 2. pii: S0022-5223(13)01537-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.12.030.
Key words: American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Robert B. Wallace
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24521963

3. Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, Mandal K, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. Understanding variability in hospital-specific costs of coronary artery bypass grafting represents an opportunity for standardizing care and improving resource use.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan;147(1):109-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.08.024.
Key words: coronary artery bypass, cost
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24100097

4. Mishra MK, Beaty CA, Lesniak WG, Kambhampati SP, Zhang F, Wilson MA, Blue ME, Troncoso JC, Kannan S, Johnston MV, Baumgartner WA, Kannan RM. Dendrimer brain uptake and targeted therapy for brain injury in a large animal model of hypothermic circulatory arrest. ACS Nano. 2014 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Dendrimer, Brain Injury, Circulatory Arrest
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24499315

5. Ono M, Brown C, Lee JK, Gottesman RF, Kraut M, Black J, Shah A, Cameron DE, Baumgartner W, Hogue CW. Cerebral blood flow autoregulation is preserved after hypothermic circulatory arrest. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Dec;96(6):2045.
Key words: Cerebral blood flow, hypothermic circulatory arrest
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24446562

6. Price J, Tamer S, de Kerchove L, El Khoury G. A simplified technique for pulmonary autograft stabilization with the Valsalva prosthesis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan;147(1):530-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.09.036. Epub 2013 Oct 31. No abstract available.
Key words: pulmonary artery autograft, Valsalva prosthesis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24183332

7. Pronovost PJ, Demski R, Callender T, Winner L, Miller MR, Austin JM, Berenholtz SM; National Leadership Core Measures Work Groups. Abundo C, Allen S, Applestein M, Atha W, Baca K, Baker D, Baxter J, Bessman E, Brinkman M, Brown J, Brown T, Bryant B, Carmody B, Carroll K, Carver B, Castellani J, Choi YH, Clarke C, Coker M, Cuccia M, Dalgetty R, Day R, DelRosario A, Deruggiero K, Duda D, Dudas R, Dunn J, Duquaine D, Dwyer J, Edwards A, Flowers D, Garger C, Goldsborough K, Groman S, Guzman F, Hack L, Hackett M, Hagan L, Haynos J, Heck E, Heitmiller G, Hill P, Hoffman A, Horvath K, Jensen R, Johnson P, Jonas I, Kelly K, Kemmerer T, Khan S, Landrum M, Leonard B, Lieberman K, Lobien J, Maritim C, Markovich G, Marquis B, McCiammer B, McDonough D, McGuiness B, Mcintyre J, McQuigg D, Means M, Michaels K, Miller J, Minor V, Morton R, Moyer J, Nimako H, Owens S, Park E, Peck J, Petrucci P, Petty B, Post M, Rasmussen S, Raynor J, Renjel J, Resar J, Rossi S, Rotello L, Russell S, Saheed M, Schultz J, Schwartz P, Servis K, Shrout A, Sidone L, Smith N, Smith R, Smith T, St Martin E, Taffe E, Thomas C, Tolson T, Trost J, Walters C, Ware C, Wessels R, Whitman G, Wyman C. Demonstrating high reliability on accountability measures at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013 Dec;39(12):531-44.
Key words: quality measures, core measures, Johns Hopkins
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24416944

1. Arnaoutakis GJ, Bittle GJ, Allen JG, Weiss ES, Alejo J, Baumgartner WA, Shah AS, Wolfgang CL, Efron DT, Conte JV. General and acute care surgical procedures in patients with left ventricular assist devices. World J Surg. 2013 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Left ventricular assistance devices, general and acute care surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24357244

2. Block L, Habicht R, Wu AW, Desai SV, Wang K, Silva KN, Niessen T, Oliver N, Feldman L. A post-2011 time motion study. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jan;29(1):24.doi: 10.1007/s11606-013-2669-9.
Key words: Residency training, duty hours, hand-offs, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24146351

3. Bordeianou L, Hicks CW, Kaiser AM, Alavi K, Sudan R, Wise PE. Rectal prolapse: an overview of clinical features, diagnosis, and patient-specific management strategies. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: rectal prolapsed, review; management, benign anorectal disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24352613

4. Davies RR, Pasquali SK, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JJ, Wallace AS, Pizarro C. Current spectrum of surgical procedures performed for Ebstein's malformation: an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Nov;96(5):1703-9; discussion 1709-10. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.005. Epub 2013 Sep 23.
Key words: Ebstein's malformation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24067335

5. Hicks CW, Makary MA. A prophet to modern medicine: Ernest Amory Codman. BMJ. 2013 Dec 18;347:f7368.
Key words: Ernest Codman, medical history, quality improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24353099

6. Hicks CW, Wick EC. Standardized quality performance metrics: beware of the pitfalls. J Surg Res. 2013 Dec;185(2):524-5. Epub 2013 Jan 26.
Key words: quality improvement, surrogate measures, benchmarking, NSQIP
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24216385

7. Jacobs ML, Vricella LA. . Surgical management of tetralogy of Fallot: where are we now and what is yet to come. Cardiol Young. 2013 Dec;23(6):932-6. doi: 10.1017/S1047951113001959. No abstract available.
Key words: tetralogy of Fallot, surgical management
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24401269

8. Kilic A, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Rankin JS, Conte JV. Trends and outcomes of tricuspid valve surgery in North America: an analysis of more than 50,000 patients from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Nov;96(5):1546-52; discussion 1552. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.06.031.
Key words: tricuspid valve surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24070702

9. Kilic A, Whitman GJ. Blood transfusions in cardiac surgery: indications, risks, and conservation strategies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Dec 18. pii: S0003-4975(13)01880-8. doi: 0.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.08.016. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood transfusion, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24359936

10. Marks CM, Kasda E, Paine L, Wu AW. "That was a close call": endorsing a broad definition of near misses in health care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013Oct;39(10):475-9.
Key words: patient safety, incident reporting, near-miss
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24195201

11. Martinez RM, Ringewald JM, Fontanet HL, Quintessenza JA, Jacobs JP. Management of adults with Tetralogy of Fallot. Cardiol Young. 2013 Dec;23(6):920-31. doi: 10.1017/S1047951113001741.
Key words: Tetralogy of Fallot, adult management
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24401268

12. Poynter JA, Williams WG, McIntyre S, Brothers JA, Jacobs ML; Congenital Heart Surgeons Society AAOCA Working Group. Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: a report from the congenital heart surgeons society registry. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2014 Jan 1;5(1):22-30. doi: 10.1177/2150135113516984.
Key words: anomalous coronary artery, congential heart surgeons society registry
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24403351

13. Shafi T, Sozio SM, Bandeen-Roche KJ, Ephraim PL, Luly JR, St Peter WL,McDermott A, Scialla JJ, Crews DC, Tangri N, Miskulin DC, Michels WM, Jaar BG,Herzog CA, Zager PG, Meyer KB, Wu AW, Boulware LE; for the DEcIDE Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Predialysis systolic BP variability and outcomes in hemodialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis, hypertension, end stage renal disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24385593

14. Snyder CF, Blackford AL, Okuyama T, Akechi T, Yamashita H, Toyama T, Carducci MA, Wu AW. Using the EORTC-QLQ-C30 in clinical practice for patient management: identifying scores requiring a clinician's attention. Qual Life Res. 2013 Dec;22(10):2685-91. doi: 10.1007/s11136-013-0387-8.
Key words: quality of life, patient reported outcomes, clinical practice, electronic health record
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23532341

15. Vricella LA, Jacobs ML, Cameron DE. The birth of a new era: the introduction of the systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt for the treatment of cyanotic congenital heart disease. Cardiol Young. 2013 Dec;23(6):932-6. doi: 10.1017/S1047951113001959. No abstract available.
Key words: systemic to pulmonary artery shunt, cyanotic congenital heart disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24401269

1. Acker MA, Parides MK, Perrault LP, Moskowitz AJ, Gelijns AC, Voisine P, Smith PK, Hung JW, Blackstone EH, Puskas JD, Argenziano M, Gammie JS, Mack M, Ascheim DD, Bagiella E, Moquete EG, Ferguson TB, Horvath KA, Geller NL, Miller MA, Woo YJ, D'Alessandro DA, Ailawadi G, Dagenais F, Gardner TJ, O'Gara PT, Michler RE, Kron IL; the CTSN. Mitral-valve repair versus replacement for severe ischemic mitral regurgitation. N Engl J Med. 2013 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Mitral Repair, Mitral Replacement, Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/224245543

2. Fitch ZW, Debesa O, Ohkuma R, Duquaine D, Steppan J, Schneider EB, Whitman GJ. A protocol-driven approach to early extubation after heart surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Nov 21. doi:pii: S0022-5223(13)01253-1. 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.10.032. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Heart surgery, extubation, protocol
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24269120

3. Fitch ZW, Whitman GJ. Incidence, risk, and prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult cardiac surgical patients: a systematic review. J Card Surg. 2013 Dec 4. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12260. [Epub ahead of print] Key words: Ventilator Assoicated Pneumonia, adult cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24304223

4. Hendel RC, Bozkurt B, Fonarow GC, Jacobs JP, Lichtman JH, Smith EE, Tcheng JE, Wang TY, Weintraub WS. ACC/AHA 2013 Methodology for Developing Clinical Data Standards: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards. Circulation. 2013 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Clinical data standars, heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24243855

5. Hendel RC, Bozkurt B, Smith EE, Fonarow GC, Tcheng JE, Jacobs JP, Wang TY, Lichtman JH, Weintraub WS; Acc/Aha Task Force on Clinical Data Standards. ACC/AHA 2013 Methodology for Developing Clinical Data Standards: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Nov 11. doi:pii: S0735-1097(13)06048-8. 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.11.006. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Clinical data standards, heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24246166

6. Jacobs JP, Maruszewski B. Functionally univentricular heart and the fontan operation: lessons learned about patterns of practice and outcomes from the congenital heart surgery databases of the European association for cardio-thoracic surgery and the society of thoracic surgeons. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013 Oct 1;4(4):349-55. doi: 10.1177/2150135113494228.
Key words: univentricular heart, fontan
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24327626

7. Jacobs ML. Book Review: Wilcox's Surgical Anatomy of the Heart. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013 Oct 1;4(4):455-6. doi: 10.1177/2150135113504599.
Key words: heart, anatomy, surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24327650

8. Jacobs ML. In memoriam: James L. Monro (1939-2013). In memoriam: James L. Monro (1939-2013). World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013 Oct 1;4(4):342-3. doi: 10.1177/2150135113507294.
Key words: James Monro
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24327624

9. Jacobs ML. Surgery for aortic valve disease in teenagers and young adults. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013 Oct 1;4(4):340-1. doi: 10.1177/2150135113505228.
Key words: aortic valve disease, teenagers, young adults
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24327623

10. Mascio CE, Austin EH 3rd, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Wallace AS, He X, Pasquali SK. Perioperative mechanical circulatory support in children: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Nov 15. doi:pii: S0022-5223(13)01219-1. 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.09.075. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: mechanical circulatory support, children, Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congential Heart Surgery Database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24246548

11. Saraswat MK, Ullrich SL, Beaty CA, Russell SD, Whitman GJ. After-hour ventricular assist device coverage: What level of expertise is required? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Dec;32(12):1272-4. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.09.011. Epub 2013 Oct 5. No abstract available.
Key words: ventricular assist device, patient management
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24263026

12. Shahian DM, Jacobs JP, Edwards FH, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, Prager RL, Wright CD, Peterson ED, McDonald DE, Grover FL. The society of thoracic surgeons national database. Heart. 2013 Oct;99(20):1494-501. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2012-303456. Epub 2013 Jan 18. Review.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons national database

1. Benoit JL, Hicks CW, Engineer R, Hart K, Lindsell C, Peacock WF. ST2 in emergency department patients with non-cardiac dyspnea. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: ST2, dyspnea, heart failure, COPD, asthma
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24165288

2. Chu LC, Johnson PT, Cameron DE, Fishman EK. MDCT evaluation of aortic root surgical complications. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Oct;201(4):736-44. doi: 10.2214/AJR.12.10010.
Key words: MDCT, aortic root surgery, complications
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24059362

3. Haut ER, Garcia LJ, Shihab HM, Brotman DJ, Stevens KA, Sharma R, Chelladurai Y, Akande TO, Shermock KM, Kebede S, Segal JB, Singh S. The effectiveness of prophylactic inferior vena cava filters in trauma patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Surg. 2013 Nov 6. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3970. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter,trauma, pulmonary embolism (PE), deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
http://archsurg.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1763597
PMID: 24195920

4. Heit YI, Lancerotto L, Cortes R, Mesteri I, Ackermann M, Hollander R, Li Q, Douaiher J, Konerding MA, Orgill DP. Early kinetics of integration of collagen-glycosaminoglycan regenerative scaffolds in a diabetic mouse model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov;132(5):767e-76e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182a3c091.
Key words: wound healing, collagen-glycosaminoglycan scaffold, diabetes, negative pressure device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24165628

5. Hicks CW, Choti MA. Application of a silicone penrose drain guide for vascular stapling during hepatic surgery: How I do it. J Gastrointest Surg.2013 Nov 2. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: hepatectomy, stapler, technique
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24185964

6. Hicks CW, Hodin RA, Bordeianou L. Semi-urgent surgery in hospitalized patients with severe ulcerative colitis does not increase overall J-pouch complications. Am J Surg. Am J Surg. 2013 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: ulcerative colitis, IPAA, urgent surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24112682

7. Hicks CW, Hodin RA, Savitt L, Bordeianou L. Does intramesorectal proctectomy with rectal eversion affect post-operative outcomes compared to standard total mesorectal excision in patients with ulcerative colitis? J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: ulcerative colitis, IPAA, total mesorectal excision, intramesorectal proctectomy, rectal eversion, outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24146339

8. Kilic A, Beaty CA, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Functional status is highly predictive of outcomes after redo lung transplantation: an analysis of 390 cases in the modern era. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Nov; 96(5):1804-11. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.080. Epub 2013 Aug 20.
Key words: functional status, redo lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23968759

9. Kilic A, Nelson K, Scheel J, Ravekes W, Cameron DE, Vricella LA. Outcomes of heart transplantation in small children bridged with ventricular assist devices. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct;96(4):1420-7.
doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.072.
Key words: heart transplantation, children, ventricular assist devices
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23972933

10. Mohiuddin MM, Singh AK, Corcoran PC, Hoyt RF, Thomas ML 3rd, Lewis BG, Eckhaus M, Dabkowski NL, Belli AJ, Reimann KA, Ayares D, Horvath KA. Role of anti-CD40 antibody-mediated costimulation blockade on non-Gal antibody production and heterotopi cardiac xenograft survival in a GTKO.hCD46Tg pig-to-baboon model. Xenotransplantation. 2013 Oct 29. doi: 10.1111/xen.12066.]
Key words: anti-CD40 antibody-mediated costimulation, cardiac xenograf
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24164510

11. Poynter JA, Eghtesady P, McCrindle BW, Walters HL 3rd, Kirshbom PM, Blackstone EH, Husain SA, Overman DM, Austin EH, Karamlou T, Lodge AJ, St Louis JD, Gruber PJ, Ziemer G, Davies RR, Jacobs JP, Brown JW, Williams WG, Tchervenkov CI, Jacobs ML, Caldarone CA; Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society. Association of pulmonary conduit type and size with durability in infants and young children. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Nov;96(5):1695-702. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.074. Epub 2013 Aug 22.
Key words: pulmonary conduit, infants and children
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23972424

12. Price J, Tamer S, de Kerchove L, El Khoury G. A simplified technique for pulmonary autograft stabilization with the Valsalva prosthesis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Oct 30. doi:pii: S0022-5223(13)01132-X. 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.09.036. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: pulmonary autograph, Valsalva
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24183332

13. Sacco Casamassima MG, Wong LL, Papandria D, Abdullah F, Vricella LA, Cameron DE, Colombani PM. Reply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct;96(4):1527-1528. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.07.050. No abstract available
Key words: Modified nuss, pectus excavatum, open heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24088485

14. Van Arendonk KJ, Schneider EB, Haider AH, Colombani PM, Stewart FD, Haut ER, Van Arendonk KJ, Schneider EB, Haider AH, Colombani PM, Stewart FD, Haut ER. Venous thromboembolism after trauma: when do children become adults? JAMA Surg. 2013 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: trauma, venous thromboembolism
PMID: 24173244
http://archsurg.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1764700

15. Wick EC, Hicks CW, Bosk CL. Surgical site infection monitoring: are 2 systems better than 1? JAMA Surg. 2013 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Surgical site infection, monitoring, outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24088898

1. Beaty CA, Haggerty KA, Moser MG, George TJ, Robinson CW, Arnaoutakis GJ, Whitman GJ. Disclosure of physician-specific behavior improves blood utilization protocol adherence in cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep 12. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)01420-3. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.06.080. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood utilization, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24035308

2. Bilimoria KY, Chung J, Ju MH, Haut ER, Bentrem DJ, Ko CY, Baker DW. Evaluation of surveillance bias and the validity of the venous thromboembolism quality measure. JAMA. 2013 Oct 9;310(14):1482-1489.
Key words: venous thromboembolism (VTE), quality reporting, surveillance bias
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1748150
PMID: 24100354

3. Davies RR, Pasquali SK, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JJ, Wallace AS, Pizarro C. Current spectrum of surgical procedures performed for Ebstein's malformation: an analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep 23. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)01006-0. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.005. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Ebsteins malformation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24067335

4. Hill KD, Rhodes JF, Aiyagari R, Baker GH, Bergersen L, Chai PJ, Fleming GA, Fudge JC, Gillespie MJ, Gray RG, Hirsch R, Lee KJ, Li JS, Ohye RG, Oster ME, Pasquali SK, Pelech AN, Radtke WA, Takao CM, Vincent JA, Hornik CP. Intervention for recoarctation in the single ventricle reconstruction trial: incidence, risk, and outcomes. Circulation. 2013 Aug 27;128(9):954-961.
Key words: recoarctation, single ventriical reconstruction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23864006

5. Horvath KA. Editorial Comment: Welcome (bienvenida, bienvenue, willkommen, pryzwitanie, accoglienza, welkom) to the new EACTS cardiac surgery database. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Sep;44(3):e181. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezt323.
Key words: EACTS cardiac surgery database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23786915

6. Kilic A, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Rankin JS, Conte JV. Trends and outcomes of tricuspid valve surgery in North America: an analysis of more than 50,000 patients from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep 23. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)01299-X. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.06.031. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: tricuspid valve surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24070702

7. Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, Mandal K, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. Understanding variability in hospital-specific costs of coronary artery bypass grafting represents an opportunity for standardizing care and improving resource use. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Oct 4. doi:pii: S0022-5223(13)00941-0. 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.08.024. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: coronary artery bypass, hospital costs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24100097

8. Lee GI, Lee MR, Clanton T, Sutton E, Park AE, Marohn MR. Comparative assessment of physical and cognitive ergonomics associated with robotic and traditional laparoscopic surgeries. Surg Endosc. 2013 Oct 3.
Key words: laparoscopy, robotic surgery, ergonomics, cognitive workload, physical workload, electromyography
http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s00464-013-3213-z

9. Leeds IL, Hugar LA, Pettitt BJ, Srinivasan J, Master VA. International surgical clerkship rotation: perceptions and academic performance. Am J Surg. 2013 Aug;206(2):280-6.
Key words: medical education, global health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23481029

10. Leeds IL, Sadiraj V, Cox JC, Schnier KE, Sweeney JF. Assessing clinical discharge data preferences among practicing surgeons. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep;184(1):42-48.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.03.064.
Key words: clinical decision-making, readmissions
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23706559

11. Malas MB, Qazi U, Lazarus G, Valle F, Wilson LM, Haberl E, Bass EB, Zenilman J. Comparative effectiveness of surgical interventions aimed at treating underlying venous pathology in patients with chronic venous ulcer. Accepted for Publication J Vasc Surg JVS-D-13-00936R1, Oct. 2013
Key words: chronic venous ulcer, systematic review, chronic wound, compression therapy, venous pathology
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12. Miller JW, Vu DN, Chai PJ, Kreutzer JH, John JB, Vener DF, Jacobs JP. Upper body central venous catheters in pediatric cardiac surgery. Paediatr Anaesth. 2013 Nov;23(11):980-988. doi: 10.1111/pan.12261. Epub 2013 Sep 19.
Key words: central venous catheters, pediatric cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24088201

13. Pasquali SK, He X, Jacobs ML, Hall M, Gaynor JW, Shah SS, Peterson ED, Hill KD, Li JS, Jacobs JP. Hospital variation in postoperative infection and outcome after congenital heart surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):657-63. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.024. Epub 2013 Jun 28 [PubMed - in process]
Key words: infection, congenital heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23816416

14. Wahr JA, Prager RL, Abernathy JH 3rd, Martinez EA, Salas E, Seifert PC, Groom RC, Spiess BD, Searles BE, Sundt TM 3rd, Sanchez JA, Shappell SA, Culig MH, Lazzara EH, Fitzgerald DC, Thourani VH, Eghtesady P, Ikonomidis JS, England MR, Sellke FW, Nussmeier NA; American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, and Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research. Patient safety in the cardiac operating room: human factors and teamwork: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Circulation. 2013 Sep 3;128(10):1139-69. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182a38efa. Epub 2013 Aug 5. No abstract available. [PubMed - in process]
Key words: patient safety, cardiac operating room
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23918255

1. Brunetti MA, Jennings JM, Easley RB, Bembea M, Brown A, Heitmiller E, Schwartz JM, Brady KM, Vricella LA, Everett AD. Glial fibrillary acidic protein in children with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Cardiol Young. 2013 Jul 11:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: glial fibrillary acidic protein, congenital heart disease, cardiopulmonary bypass
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23845562

2. Eberlein M, Reed RM, Bolukbas S, Parekh KR, Arnaoutakis GJ, Orens JB, Brower RG, Shah AS, Hunsicker L, Merlo CA. Lung size mismatch and survival after single and bilateral lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):457-63. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.064. Epub 2013 Jun 26.
Key words: lung size mismatch, bilateral lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23809729

3. Gaies MG, Jacobs JP, Cotts TB, Davis MM. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact on care to patients with paediatric and congenital cardiac disease. Cardiol Young. 2013 Sep 10:1-4. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: patient protection and affordable care act, congenital heart disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24016845

4. Jacobs JP, Horowitz MD, Mavroudis C, Siegel A, Sade RM. Surgical tourism: the role of cardiothoracic surgery societies in evaluating international surgery centers. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul;96(1):8-14. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.02.058. Review. No abstract available.
Key words: surgical tourism, international surgery centers
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23816068

5. Kilic A, Beaty CA, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. functional status is highly predictive of outcomes after redo lung transplantation: an analysis of 390 cases in the modern era. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug 20. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)01167-3. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.080. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: redo lung transplantation, functional status, outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23968759

6. Kilic A, Nelson K, Scheel J, Ravekes W, Cameron DE, Vricella LA. Outcomes of heart transplantation in small children bridged with ventricular assist devices. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug 21. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)01159-4. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.072. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart transplant, children, ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23972933

7. Kilic A, Shah AS, Black JH 3rd, Whitman GJ, Yuh DD, Cameron DE, Conte JV. Trends in repair of intact and ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysms in the United States: A population-based analysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Aug 27. doi:pii: S0022-5223(13)00742-3. 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.06.032. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: descending thoracic aortic aneurysm, rupture
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23993033

8. Kilic A, Sheer A, Shah AS, Russell SD, Gourin CG, Lidor AO. Outcomes of cholecystectomy in US heart transplant recipients. Ann Surg. 2013 Aug;258(2):312-7. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318287ab27.
Key words: cholecystectomy, heart transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23478523

9. Molena D, Mungo B, Stem M, Feinberg RL, Lidor AO. Outcomes of Esophagectomy for Esophageal Achalasia in the United States. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Achalasia, Esophagectomy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23963868

10. Molena D, Sun HH, Badr AS, Mungo B, Sarkaria IS, Adusumilli PS, Bains MS, Rusch VW, Ilson DH, Rizk NP. Clinical tools do not predict pathologic complete response in patients with esophageal squamous cell cancer treated with definitive chemo-radiotherapy. Dis Esophagus. In Press
Key words: Esophageal cancer, Chemo-radiotherapy
No URL available

11. Poynter JA, Eghtesady P, McCrindle BW, Walters HL 3rd, Kirshbom PM, Blackstone EH, Husain SA, Overman DM, Austin EH, Karamlou T, Lodge AJ, St Louis JD, Gruber PJ, Ziemer G, Davies RR, Jacobs JP, Brown JW, Williams WG, Tchervenkov CI, Jacobs ML, Caldarone CA; Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society. Association of pulmonary conduit type and size with durability in infants and young children. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug 22. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)01161-2. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.074
Key words: pulmonary conduit, durability, infants, children
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23972424

12. Rankin JS, Thourani VH, Suri RM, He X, O'Brien SM, Vassileva CM, Shah AS, Williams M. Associations between valve repair and reduced operative mortality in 21 056 mitral/tricuspid double valve procedures. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Sep;44(3):472-7. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezt077.
Key words: mitral, tricuspid repair, mortality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23515166

13. Scharnweber C, Lau BD, Mollenkopf N, Thiemann DR, Veltri MA, Lehmann CU. Critical evaluation of a pediatric medication dose alerts system. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 2013 Aug;82(8):676-83.
Key words: clinical decision support; alert fatigue
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23643148

14. Shahian DM, He X, Jacobs JP, Rankin JS, Peterson ED, Welke KF, Filardo G, Shewan CM, O'Brien SM. Issues in quality measurement: target population, risk adjustment, and ratings. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):718-26. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.03.029. Epub 2013 Jun 29.
Key words: quality measurement, risk adjustment, ratings
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23816415

15. Whitman GJ. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep;96(3):878. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.052. No abstract available.
Key words: Cardiac surgery, extended care facilities
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23992688

1. Leeper WR, Leeper TJ, Vogt KN, Charyk-Stewart T, Gray DK, Parry NG. The role of trauma team leaders in missed injuries: Does specialty matter? Trauma Acute Care Surg. Volume 75, Number 3.DOI:10.1097/TA.0b013e31829cfa32
Key words: missed injuries, trauma, leader, training, education

2. Leeper WR, Valdis M, Arntfield, Guo LR. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the acute treatment of cardiovascular collapse immediately post-partum. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery. 2013; Aug 13[Epub ahead of print].
Key words: ECMO, post partum, resuscitation, pulmonary embolism
http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/08/12/icvts.ivt358.short
PMID: 23942727

3. Scharnweber C, Lau BD, Mollenkopf N, Thiemann DR, Veltri MA, Lehmann CU. Critical evaluation of a pediatric medication dose alerts system. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 2013 Aug;82(8):676-83.
Key words: clinical decision support; alert fatigue
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23643148

4. Shah AS. Smoking is bad for lungs, right? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Aug 2. doi:pii: S1053-2498(13)01325-9. 10.1016/j.healun.2013.06.019. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: Smoking, lung transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23916897

5. Shermock KM, Lau BD, Haut ER, Hobson DB, Ganetsky VS, Kraus PS, Efird LE, Lehmann CU, Pinto BL, Ross PA, Streiff MB. Patterns of non-administration of ordered doses of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: implications for novel intervention strategies. PLoS ONE. 2013 Jun 14;8(6):e66311.
Key words: venous thromboembolism; medication non-adherence
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23799091

1. Brunetti MA, Jennings JM, Easley RB, Bembea M, Brown A, Heitmiller E, Schwartz JM, Brady KM, Vricella LA, Everett AD. Cardiol Young. Glial fibrillary acidic protein in children with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Cardiol Young. 2013 Jul 11:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: glial fibrillary acidic protein, cardiopulmonary bypass
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23845562

2. Eberlein M, Reed RM, Bolukbas S, Parekh KR, Arnaoutakis GJ, Orens JB, Brower RG, Shah AS, Hunsicker L, Merlo CA. Lung size mismatch and survival after single and bilateral lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun 26. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)00884-9. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.064.
Key words: lung transplantation, lung size mismatch
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23809729

3. Jacobs ML. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun;95(6):2077-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.01.010.
Key words: Neonatal atrioventricular septal defect with aortic arch obstruction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23706431

4. Mao H, Giuliani A, Blanca-Martos L, Kim JC, Nayak A, Virzi G, Brocca A, Scalzotto E, Neri M, Katz N, Ronco C. Effect of percutaneous ventricular assist devices on renal function. Blood Purif. 2013;35(1-3):119-26. doi: 10.1159/000346096. Epub 2013 Jan 22.
Key words: renal, percutaneous ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23343556

5. Pasquali SK, He X, Jacobs ML, Hall M, Gaynor JW, Shah SS, Peterson ED, Hill KD, Li JS, Jacobs JP. Hospital variation in postoperative infection and outcome after congenital heart surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun 28. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)00830-8. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.024. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: congenital heart surgery, infection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23816416

1. Baumgartner WA, Calhoon JH, Shemin RJ, Allen MS. Critical care: American Board of Thoracic Surgery update J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Jun;145(6):1448-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.02.059.
Key words: Critical Care, American Board Thoracic Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23523035

2. Beaty CA, Yang A, George TJ, Illei PB, Shah AS. Unilateral humoral rejection after reoperative single-lung transplant. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Apr;95(4):e79-81. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.09.089.
Key words: humoral rejection, lung transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23522237

3. Calhoon JH, Shemin RJ, Allen MS, Baumgartner WA. The American Board of Thoracic Surgery: Update. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 May;145(5):1190-1192. doi: 0.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.03.008.
Key words: American Board of Thoracic Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23597623

4. Ellaway RH, Graves L, Greene PS. Medical education in an electronic health record-mediated world. Med Teach. 2013 Apr;35(4):282-6. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2013.773396.
Key words: medical education, electronic medical records
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23464893

5. George TJ, Kilic A, Beaty CA, Conte JV, Mandal K, Shah AS. Septuagenarians bridged to heart transplantation with a ventricular assist device have outcomes similar to younger patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Apr;95(4):1251-60; discussion 1260-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.089.
Key words: Septuagenarians, heart transplantation, ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23462263

6. Hicks CW, Engineer RS, Benoit JL, Dasarathy S, Christenson RH, Peacock WF.
Procalcitonin as a biomarker for early sepsis in the emergency department.
Eur J Emerg Med. 2013 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: procalcitonin, emergency department, biomarker, sepsis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23669296

7. Hicks CW, Hodin RA, Bordeianou L. Possible overuse of 3-stage procedures for active ulcerative colitis.
JAMA Surg. 2013 May 22:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: ulcerative colitis; IPAA; J-pouch; staging; outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23700124

8. Kilic A, Conte JV. Reply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Apr;95(4):1510. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.02.007.
Key words: heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23522228

9. Kilic A, Shah AS, Merlo CA, Gourin CG, Lidor AO. Early outcomes of antireflux surgery for United States lung transplant recipients. Surg Endosc. 2013 May;27(5):1754-60. doi: 10.1007/s00464-012-2674-9.
Key words: antireflux surgery, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23271270

10. Lau BD, Haut ER. Practices to prevent venous thromboembolism: a brief review. BMJ Quality and Safety. 2013 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: venous thromboembolism, prevention practices, review

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23708438

11. Nagy CD, Alejo DE, Corretti MC, Ravekes WJ, Crosson JE, Spevak PJ, Ringel R, Carson KA, Khalil S, Dietz HC, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Traill TA, Holmes KW. Tetralogy of Fallot and aortic root dilation: a long-term outlook. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 Apr;34(4):809-16. doi: 10.1007/s00246-012-0537-8.
Key words: Tetralogy of Fallot, aortic root dilation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23080541

1. Aboagye JK, Lau BD, Schneider EB, Streiff MB, Haut ER. Linking Processes and Outcomes: A Key Strategy to Prevent and Report Harm from Venous Thromboembolism in Surgical Patients. JAMA-Surg 2013 Mar 1; 148(3):299-300.
Key words: venous thromboembolism, NSQIP
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23553261

2. Arnaoutakis DJ, Propper BW, Black JH 3rd, Schneider EB, Lum YW, Freischlag JA, Perler BA, Abularrage CJ. Racial and ethnic disparities in the treatment of unruptured thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms in the United States. J Surg Res. 2013 Mar 27. pii:S0022-4804(13)00213-8.
Key words: Thoracoabdominal aneurysm; Outcomes; Race, Ethnicity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23545407

3. Calhoon JH, Shemin RJ, Allen MS, Baumgartner WA. The American Board of Thoracic Surgery: Update. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 May;145(5):1190-1192. doi: 0.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.03.008. No abstract available.
Key words: American Board of Thoracic Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23597623

4. Diamond JM, Lee JC, Kawut SM, Shah RJ, Localio AR, Bellamy SL, Lederer DJ, Cantu E, Kohl BA, Lama VN, Bhorade SM, Crespo M, Demissie E, Sonett J, Wille K, Orens J, Shah AS, Weinacker A, Arcasoy S, Shah PD, Wilkes DS, Ware LB, Palmer SM, Christie JD; Lung Transplant Outcomes Group. Clinical risk factors for primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar 1;187(5):527-34. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201210-1865OC. Epub 2013 Jan 10.
Key words: risk factors, primary graft dysfunction, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23306540

5. George TJ, Kilic A, Beaty CA, Conte JV, Mandal K, Shah AS. Septuagenarians bridged to heart transplantation with a ventricular assist device have outcomes similar to younger patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Apr;95(4):1251-60; discussion 1260-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.089. Epub 2013 Feb 22
Key words: Septuagenarians, heart transplantation, ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23462263

6. Hicks CW, Weinstein M, Wakamatsu M, Pulliam S, Savitt L, Bordeianou L. Are rectoceles the cause or the result of Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS)? A Prospective Anorectal Physiology Study. Colorectal Dis. 2013 Mar 25.
Key words: rectocele, intussusceptions, obstructed defecation syndrome, anorectal physiology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23527537

7. Kilic A, Conte JV. Reply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Apr;95(4):1510. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.02.007.
Key words: heart transplantation; donors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23522228

8. Kilic A, Shah AS, Merlo CA, Gourin CG, Lidor AO. Early outcomes of antireflux surgery for United States lung transplant recipients. Surg Endosc. 2013 May;27(5):1754-60. doi: 10.1007/s00464-012-2674-9. Epub 2012 Dec 28
Key words: Antireflux surgery, lung transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23271270

9. Kilic A, Sultan I, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Conte JV. Ventricular assist device implantation in the elderly: nationwide outcomes in the United States. J Card Surg. 2013 Mar;28(2):183-9. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12066. Epub 2013 Feb 6.
Key words: Ventricular assist device, elderly
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23387349

10. Monn MF, Haut ER, Lau BD, Streiff MB, Wick EC, Efron JE, Gearhart SL. Is venous thromboembolism in colorectal surgery patients preventable or inevitable: one institution's experience. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Mar: 216(3):395-401.
Key words: venous thromboembolism, colorectal surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23312467

11. Nagy CD, Alejo DE, Corretti MC, Ravekes WJ, Crosson JE, Spevak PJ, Ringel R, Carson KA, Khalil S, Dietz HC, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Traill TA, Holmes KW. Tetralogy of Fallot and aortic root dilation: a long-term outlook. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 Apr;34(4):809-16. doi: 10.1007/s00246-012-0537-8. Epub 2012 Oct 19.
Key words: Tetralogy of Fallot, aortic root dilation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23080541

12. Obirieze AC, Kisat M, Hicks CW, Oyetunji TA, Schneider EB, Gaskin DJ, Haut ER, Efron DT, Cornwell EE 3rd, Haider AH. State-by-state variation in emergency versus elective colon resections: Room for improvement. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 May;74(5):1286-91.
Key words: emergent colectomy, quality of care, state variation,nationwide inpatient sample
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23609280

13. Poruk KE, Gay DZ, Brown K, Mulvihill JD, Boucher KM, Scaife CL, Firpo MA, Mulvihill SJ. The clinical utility of CA 19-9 in pancreatic adenocarcinoma: diagnostic and prognostic updates. Curr Mol Med. 2013 Mar 1;13(3):340-51.
Key words: Pancreatic cancer, CA19-9, diagnosis, prognosis

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23331006

14. Zeidan AM, Streiff MB, Lau BD, Ahmed SR, Kraus PS, Hobson DB, Lambrianidi C, Horn PB, Shermock KM, Tinoco G, Haut ER. Impact of a venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis "smart order set": improved compliance, fewer events. Am J Hematol.2013 Apr 4.[Epub ahead of print]
Key words: venous thromboembolism, computerized clinical decision support
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23553743

1. Beaty CA, Arnaoutakis GJ; Grega MA, Robinson CW, George TJ, Baumgartner WA, Gottesman RF, McKhann GM, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. The role of head computed tomography imaging in the evaluation of postoperative neurologic deficits in cardiac surgery patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb;95(2):548-54. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.11.006. Epub 2012 Dec 6.
Key words: CT imaging, neurologic deficits, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23218967

2. Beaty CA, George TJ, Kilic A, Conte JV, Shah AS. Pre-transplant malignancy: An analysis of outcomes after thoracic organ transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Feb;32(2):202-11. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2012.11.003. Epub 2012 Dec 21.
Key words: Pre-transplant malignancy, thoracic organ transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23265911

3. Beaty CA, Yang A, George TJ, Illei PB, Shah AS. Unilateral humoral rejection after reoperative single-lung transplant. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Apr;95(4):e79-81. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.09.089.
Key words: humoral rejection, lung transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23522237

4. Baumgartner WA, Calhoon JH, Shemin RJ, Allen MS. Critical care: American Board of Thoracic Surgery update. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Mar 21. doi:pii: S0022-5223(13)00257-2. 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.02.059. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: critical care certification, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23523035

5. Dezube R, Arnaoutakis GJ, Reed RM, Bolukbas S, Shah AS, Orens JB, Brower RG, Eberlein M. The effect of lung-size mismatch on mechanical ventilation tidal volumes after bilateral lung transplantation. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;16(3):275-81. Epub 2012 Dec 12.
Key words: lung size mismatch, mechanical ventilation, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23243035

6. Ellaway RH, Graves L, Greene PS. Medical education in an electronic health record-mediated world. Med Teach. 2013 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Medical education, electronic medical records
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23464893

7. George TJ, Kilic A, Beaty CA, Conte JV, Mandal K, Shah AS. Septuagenarians bridged to heart transplantation with a ventricular assist device have outcomes similar to younger patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb 22. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)00006-4. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.089. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Septuagenarians, Heart Transplant, Ventricular Assist Device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23462263

8. Katz NM. It is time for certification in cardiothoracic critical care. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: cardiothoracic critical care, certification
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23434298

9. Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, Yuh DD. Nationwide outcomes of surgical embolectomy for acute pulmonary embolism. JThorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Feb;145(2):373-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.01.066. Epub 2012 Feb 17.
Key words: surgical embolectomy, acute pulmonary embolism
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22341655

10. Kilic A, Sheer A, Shah AS, Russell SD, Gourin CG, Lidor AO. Outcomes of cholecystomy in US heart transplant recipients. Ann Surg. 2013 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: cholecystectomy, heart transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23478523

11. Kilic A, Sultan I, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Conte JV. Ventricular assist device implantation in the elderly: nationwide outcomes in the United States. J Card Surg. 2013 Feb 6. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12066. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Ventricular Assist Device, Elderly, Outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23387349

12. Poruk KE, Firpo MA, Scaife CL, Adler DG, Emerson LL, Boucher KM, Mulvihill SJ. Serum osteopontin and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 1 as diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Pancreas. 2013 Mar;42(2):193-7.
Key words: Pancreatic cancer, biomarker, osteopontin, TIMP-1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23407481

13. Rankin JS, Thourani VH, Suri RM, He X, O'Brien SM, Vassileva CM, Shah AS, Williams M. Associations between valve repair and reduced operative mortality in 21 056 mitral/tricuspid double valve procedures. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Valve repair, operative mortality, mitral valve, tricuspid valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23515166

14. Sacco Casamassima MG, Wong LL, Papandria D, Abdullah F, Vricella LA, Cameron DE, Colombani PM. Modified nuss procedure in concurrent repair of pectus excavatum and open heart surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;95(3):1043-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.11.007. Epub 2013 Jan 10.
Key words: Modified nuss procedure, pectus excavatum, open heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23312791

15. Stephens RS, Shah AS, Whitman GJ. Lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;95(3):1122-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.024.
Key words: Lung injury, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23352419

1. Beaty CA, Arnaoutakis, GJ,Grega, MA, Robinson CW, George, TJ, Baumgartner WA, Gottesman RF, McKhann GM, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. The role of head computed tomography imaging in the evaluation of postoperative neurologic deficits in cardiac surgery patients Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb;95(2):548-54. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.11.006. Epub 2012 Dec 6.
Key words: CT imaging, neurologic deficits, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23218967

2. Cole AP, Block L, Wu AW. On higher ground: ethical reasoning and its relationship with error disclosure. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: patient safety, disclosure, medical ethics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23457359

3. Detsky AS, Baerlocher MO, Wu AW. Admitting mistakes: ethics says yes, instinct says no. CMAJ. 2013 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: patient safety, disclosure, medical ethics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23439624

4. Dezube R, Arnaoutakis GJ, Reed RM, Bolukbas S, Shah AS, Orens JB, Brower RG, Eberlein M. The effect of lung-size mismatch on mechanical ventilation tidal volumes after bilateral lung transplantation. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;16(3):275-81.
Key words: lung size mismatch, mechanical ventilation, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23243035

5. Ellaway RH, Graves L, Greene PS. Medical education in an electronic health record-mediated world. Med Teach. 2013 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Medical education, electronic medical records
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23464893

6. Faraday N, Rock P, Lin EE, Perl TM, Carroll K, Stierer T, Robarts P, McFillin A, Ross T, Shah AS, Riley LH, Tamargo RJ, Black JH, Blasco-Colmenares E, Guallar E. Past history of skin infection and risk of surgical site infection after elective surgery. Ann Surg. 2013 Jan;257(1):150-4.
Key words: skin infection, risk surgical site infection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22634899

7. George TJ, Kilic A, Beaty CA, Conte JV, Mandal K, Shah AS. Septuagenarians bridged to heart transplantation with a ventricular assist device have outcomes similar to younger patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb 22. doi:pii: S0003-4975(13)00006-4. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.089. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Septuagenarians, Heart Transplant, Ventricular Assist Device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23462263

8. Katz NM. It is time for certification in cardiothoracic critical care. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Feb 20.. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: cardiothoracic critical care, certification
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23434298

9. Kilic A, Sultan I, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Conte JV. Ventricular assist device implantation in the elderly: nationwide outcomes in the United States. J Card Surg. 2013 Feb 6. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12066. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Ventricular Assist Device, Elderly, Outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23387349

10. Mao H, Giuliani A, Blanca-Martos L, Kim JC, Nayak A, Virzi G, Brocca A, Scalzotto E, Neri M, Katz N, Ronco C. Effect of percutaneous ventricular assist devices on renal function. Blood Purif. 2013;35(1-3):119-26. doi: 10.1159/000346096. Epub 2013 Jan 22.
Key words: renal function, percutaneous ventricular assist devices
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23343556

11. Martin M, Zingg W, Hansen S, Gastmeier P, Wu AW, Pittet D, Dettenkofer M. PROHIBIT study group. Public reporting of healthcare-associated infection data in Europe. What are the views of infection prevention opinion leaders? J Hosp Infect. 2013 Feb;83(2):94-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.10.010. Epub 2012 Dec 27
Key words: patient safety, healthcare associated infection, mrsa
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23273963

12. Poruk KE, Firpo MA, Adler DG, Mulvihill SJ. Screening for pancreatic cancer: why, how, and who? Ann Surg. 2013 Jan;257(1):17-26.
Key words: Pancreatic cancer, screening
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22895395

13. Reeve BB, Wyrwich KW, Wu AW, Velikova G, Terwee CB, Snyder CF, Schwartz C, Revicki DA, Moinpour CM, McLeod LD, Lyons JC, Lenderking WR, Hinds PS, Hays RD, Greenhalgh J, Gershon R, Feeny D, Fayers PM, Cella D, Brundage M, Ahmed S, Aaronson NK, Butt Z. ISOQOL recommends minimum standards for patient-reported outcome measures used in patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research. Qual Life Res. 2013 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: patient reported outcomes, comparative effectiveness research, patient centered outcomes research
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23288613

14. Sacco Casamassima MG, Ling Wong L, Papandria D, Abdullah F, Vricella LA, Cameron DE, Colombani PM. Modified Nuss procedure in concurrent repair of pectus excavatum and open heart surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jan 9. doi:pii: S0003-4975(12)02493-9. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.11.007. [Epub 2013 Jan 10]
Key words: Nuss Procedure, Pectus Excavatum, heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23312791

15. Stephens RS, Shah AS, Whitman GJ. Lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome after cardiac surgery. Lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;95(3):1122-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.024. Epub 2013 Jan 23.
Key words: Lung injury, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23352419

1. Asemota AO, George BP, Bowman SM, Haider AH, Schneider EB. Causes and Trends in Traumatic Brain Injury for United States Adolescents. J. Neurotrauma. 2013 Jan 15;30(2):67-75. doi: 10.1089/neu.2012.2605.
Key words: epidemiology, head trauma, pediatric brain injury, TBI
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22989254

2. Bolorunduro OB, Haider AH, Oyetunji TA, Khoury A, Cubangbang M, Haut ER, Greene WR, Chang DC, Cornwell EE 3rd, Siram SM. Dispartities in trauma care: are fewer diagnostic tests conducted for uninsured patients with pelvic fractures? Am J Surg. 2013 Jan 30. doi:pii: S0002-9610(13)00016-0. 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.10.026. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Pelvic Fracture, Disparities, Uninsured, Trauma, Diagnostic Tests
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23375757

3. Haider AH, Scott VK, Rehman KA, Velopulos CG, Bentley JM, EE Cornwell EE 3rd, Al-Refaie W. Racial disparities in surgical care and outcomes in The United States: a comprehensive review of patient, provider and systemic factors. J Amer Coll Surg. 2013 Jan 11. pii: S1072-7515(12)01379-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.11.014. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Race disparities, Surgical care, Outcomes, Systematic Review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23318117

4. Liu Y, Cope L, Sun W, Wang Y, Prasad N, Sangenario L, Talbot K, Somervell H, Westra W, Bishop J, Califano J, Zeiger M, Umbricht C: DNA copy number variations characterize benign and malignant thyroid tumors. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, March 2013, 98(3):0000-0000).
Key words: Thyroid cancer, Copy Number Variation, Single Nucleotide Polymorphism array
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23345095

5. Schneider EB, Haider AH, Hyder O, Efron JE, Lidor AO, Pawlik TM. Assessing short and long-term outcomes among black vs white medicare patients undergoing resection of colorectal cancer. Am J Surg. 2013 Jan 30. doi:pii: S0002-9610(13)00019-6. 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.08.005. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Colorectal Cancer, Race, Disparities, SEER-Medicare
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23375764

1. Dieudonné A, Hobbs RF, Lebtahi R, Maurel F, Baechler S, Wahl RL, Boubaker A, Le Guludec D,Sgouros G, Gardin I. Study of the impact of tissue density heterogeneities on 3-dimensional abdominal dosimetry: comparison between dose kernel convolution and direct monte carlo methods. J Nucl Med. 2013 Feb;54(2):236-43. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.112.105825. Epub 2012 Dec 18.
Key words: 3D dosimetry; tissue density; convolution; Monte Carlo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23249540

2. Djamanakova A, Faria AV, Hsu J, Ceritoglu C, Oishi K, Miller MI, Hillis AE, Mori S. Diffeomorphic brain mapping based on T1-weighted images: improvement of registration accuracy by multichannel mapping. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Jan;37(1):76-84.
Key words: atlas, ventricles, mapping, brain, MRI
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22972747

3. Tighe SK, Oishi K, Mori S, Smith GS, Albert M, Lyketsos CG, Mielke MM. Diffusion tensor imaging of neuropsychiatric symptoms in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's dementia. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2012 Fall;24(4):484-8. Available in PMC 2012 Dec 31.
Key words: Diffusion tensor imaging, Alzheimer's disease, Mild cognitive impairment, Neuropsychiatric symptoms
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23224456

4. Yoshida S, Oishi K, Faria AV, Mori S. Diffusion tensor imaging of normal brain development. Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Jan;43(1):15-27.
Key words: Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), MRI, Normal development
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23288475

1. Beaty CA, Arnaoutakis GJ, Grega MA, Robinson CW, George TJ, Baumgartner WA, Gottesman RF, McKhann GM, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. The role of head computed tomography imaging in the evaluation of postoperative neurologic deficits in cardiac surgery patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec 5. doi:pii: S0003-4975(12)02491-5. 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.11.006. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: computed tomography, neurologic deficit, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23218967

2. Buckberg G, Athanasuleas C, Conte J. Surgical ventricular restoration for the treatment of heart failure. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2012 Nov 13. doi: 10.1038/nrcardio.2012.143.
Key words: surgical ventricular restoration, heart failure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23149831

3. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Jandu SK, Santhanam L, Berkowitz DE, Shah AS. Inhaled hydrogen sulfide improves graft function in an experimental model of lung transplantation. J Surg Res. 2012 Dec;178(2):593-600. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2012.06.037. Epub 2012 Jun 27.
Key words: Inhaled hydrogen sulfide, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22771242

4. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Jandu SK, Santhanam L, Berkowitz DE, Shah AS. A physiologic and biochemical profile of clinically rejected lungs on a normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion platform. J Surg Res. 2012 Nov 27. doi:pii: S0022-4804(12)01858-6. 10.1016/j.jss.2012.11.012. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: biochemical profile, ex vivo lung perfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23218735

5. George TJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Shah PD, Merlo CA, Shah AS. Outcomes and temporal trends among high-risk patients after lung transplantation in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Nov;31(11):1182-91. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2012.07.001. Epub 2012 Aug 11.
Key words: outcome, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22885156

6. George TJ, Knudsen KP, Sodha NR, Beaty CA, Feller-Kopman D, Shah AS, Yarmus L. Respiratory support with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation during stenting of tracheobronchomalacia.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Nov;94(5):1736-7.
Key words: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, stent, tracheobronchomalacia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22885156

7. Hicks CW, Sweeney DA, Danner RL, Eichacker PQ, Suffredini AF, Feng J, Sun J, Moriyama B, Wesley R, Behrend EN, Solomon SB, Natanson C. Beneficial effects of stress-dose corticosteroid therapy in canines depend on the severity of staphylococcal pneumonia. Intensive Care Med. 2012 Dec;38 (12):2063-71.
Key words: sepsis; septic shock; steroids; animal model
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23111805

8. Kilic A, Cameron DE, Vricella LA. Use of cryopreserved saphenous vein grafts in congenital heart surgery.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Dec;144(6):1520-2.
Key words: cryopreserved saphaneous veins, congenital heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23020945

9. Kilic A, George TJ, Beaty CA, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. The effect of center volume on the incidence of postoperative complications and their impact on survival after lung transplantation.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Dec;144(6):1502-9.
Key words: Lung transplantation, center volume, complications, survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22995727

10. Kilic A, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Lung transplantation in patients 70 years old or older: Have outcomes changed after implementation of the lung allocation score? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Nov;144(5):1133-8.
Key words: Lung transplantation, Lung allocation score
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22944081

11. Ono M, Joshi B, Brady K, Easley RB, Kibler K, Conte J, Shah A, Russell SD, Hogue CW. Cerebral blood flow autoregulation is preserved after continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Dec;26(6):1022-8.
Key words: left ventricular assist device, cerebral blood flow
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23122299

12. Nagy CD, Alejo DE, Corretti MC, Ravekes WJ, Crosson JE, Spevak PJ, Ringel R, Carson KA, Khalil S, Dietz HC, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Traill TA, Holmes KW. Tetralogy of Fallot and Aortic Root Dilation: A Long-Term Outlook. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Oct 19.
Key words: tetralogy of fallot, aortic root dilation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23080541

13. Piacentino V 3rd, Ganapathi AM, Stafford-Smith M, Hsieh MK, Patel CB, Simeone AA, Rogers JG, Milano CA. Utility of concomitant tricuspid valve procedures for patients undergoing implantation of a continuous-flow left ventricular device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Nov;144(5):1217-21.
Key words: tricuspid valve procedures, left ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22938779

14. Stain SC, Cogbill TH, Ellison EC, Britt LD, Ricotta JJ, Calhoun JH, Baumgartner WA. In brief. Curr Probl Surg. 2012 Oct;49(10):560-2.
Key words: surgical training models

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22967483


15. Stain SC, Cogbill TH, Ellison EC, Britt LD, Ricotta JJ, Calhoun JH, Baumgartner WA. Surgical training models: a new vision. Curr Probl Surg. 2012 Oct;49(10):565-623.
Key words: Surgical training models
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22967484

1. Chopra K, Susarla SM, Goodrich D, Gordon CR. Clinical Application and Validation of the FACES score for Facial Transplantation. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. September 2012;215: S80. Also presented as podium presentation at 2012 Clinical Congress in Chicago, Il
Key words: Face transplant, FACES Score, Plastic Surgery
http://www.facs.org/clincon2012/press/Gordon.pdf
No PMID available

2. George TJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Shah PD, Merlo CA, Shah AS. Outcomes and temporal trends among high-risk patients after lung transplantation in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Nov;31(11):1182-91. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2012.07.001. Epub 2012 Aug 11.
Key words: outcome, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22885156

3. George TJ, Knudsen KP, Sodha NR, Beaty CA, Feller-Kopman D, Shah AS, Yarmus L. Respiratory support with venovenous extracorporeal membrance oxygenation during stenting of tracheobronchomalacia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Nov;94(5):1736-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.03.016
Key words: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, stent, tracheobronchomalacia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23098960

4. Hall KT, Lembo AJ, Kirsch I, Ziogas DC, Douaiher J, et al. (2012) Catechol-O-Methyltransferase val158met Polymorphism Predicts Placebo Effect in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. PLoS ONE. 7(10): e48135. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048135
Key words: Placebo, COMT, patient-doctor, IBS
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0048135
PMID: 23110189

5. Haut ER, Lau BD, Kraenzlin FS, Hobson DB, Kraus PS, Carolan HT, Haider AH, Holzmueller CG, Efron DT, Pronovost PJ, Streiff MB. Improved prophylaxis and decreased preventable harm with a mandatory computerized clinical decision support tool for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in trauma patients. Arch Surg. 2012 Oct 1;147(10):901-907.
Key words: Venous Thromboembolism; Clinical Decision Support
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23070407

6. Kilic A, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Lung transplantation in patients 70 years old or older: Have outcomes changed after implementation of the lung allocation score? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Nov;144(5):1133-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.07.080. Epub 2012 Aug 31.
Key words: Lung transplantation, Lung allocation score
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22944081

7. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Cameron DE, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV. Institutional factors beyond procedural volume significantly impact center variability in outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation. Ann Surg. 2012 Oct;256(4):616-23.
Key words: Heart transplantation, volume, outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22964734

8. Lal BK, Beach KW, Roubin GS, Lutsep HL, Moore WS, Malas MB, Chiu D, Gonzales NR, Burke JL, Rinaldi M, Elmore JR, Weaver FA, Narins CR, Foster M, Hodgson K, Shepard AD, Meschia JF, Bergelin RO, Voeks J, Howard G, Brott TJ. Restenosis following carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy in the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial. Lancet Neurol. September 2012; 11: 755-63.
Key words: Carotid artery endarterectomy, Carotid artery stenting, Restenosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22857850

9. McCay L, Wu AW. Medical error: the second victim. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2012 Oct;73(10):C146-8.
Key words: patient safety, adverse event, second victim, peer counseling
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23124197

10. Okamoto Y, Vricella LA, Moss WJ, Griffin DE. Immature CD4(+)CD8(+) thymocytes are preferentially infected by measles virus in human thymic organ cultures. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e45999. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045999. Epub 2012 Sep 24.
Key words: Thymocytes, measles virus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23029357

11. Piacentino V 3rd, Ganapathi AM, Stafford-Smith M, Hsieh MK, Patel CB, Simeone AA, Rogers JG, Milano CA. Utility of concomitant tricuspid valve procedures for patients undergoing implantation of a continuous-flow left ventricular device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Nov;144(5):1217-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.07.064. Epub 2012 Aug 29.
Key words: tricuspid valve procedures, left ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22938779

12. Schaeffer AJ, Yenokyan G, Alcorn K, Furth SL, Diener-West M, Wu AW, Gearhart JP, Dodson JL. Health related quality of life in adolescents with bladder exstrophy-epispadias as measured by the child health questionnaire-child form 87. J Urol. 2012 Nov;188(5):1924-9. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.07.014. [Epub 2012 Sep 19]
Key words: Health-related quality of life, pediatric, bladder exstrophy, incontinence
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22998914

13. Seys D, Wu AW, Van Gerven E, Vleugels A, Euwema M, Panella M, Scott SD, Conway J, Sermeus W, Vanhaecht K. Health care professionals as second victims after adverse events : a systematic review. Eval Health Prof. 2012 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: patient safety, adverse event, second victim, peer counseling
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22976126

14. Stain SC, Cogbill TH, Ellison EC, Britt LD, Ricotta JJ, Calhoun JH, Baumgartner WA. Surgical training models: a new vision. Curr Probl Surg. 2012 Oct;49(10):565-623. No abstract available.
Key words: Surgical training models
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22967484

15. Whitman IR, Murphy M, Gilson MM, Campfield A, Haddad M, Moxey E, Whitman GJ. Compliance with surgical care improvement project blood glucose-a marker for euglycemia, but does it put our patients at risk? Popul Health Manag. 2012 Oct;15(5):309-14. Epub 2012 Jul 12.
Key words: SCIP, Blood Glucose, Euglycemia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22788779

1. Abecassis M, Bridges ND, Clancy CJ, Dew MA, Eldadah B, Englesbe MJ, Flessner MF, Frank JC, Friedewald J, Gill J, Gries C, Halter JB, Hartmann EL, Hazzard WR, Horne FM, Hosenpud J, Jacobson P, Kasiske BL, Lake J, Loomba R, Malani PN, Moore TM, Murray A, Nguyen MH, Powe NR, Reese PP, Reynolds H, Samaniego MD, Schmader KE, Segev DL, Shah AS, Singer LG, Sosa JA, Stewart ZA, Tan JC, Williams WW, Zaas DW, High KP. Solid-organ transplantation in older adults: current status and future research. Am J Transplant. 2012 Sep 7. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04245.x.
Key words: organ transplantation, older adults
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22958872

2. Allen JG, Kilic A, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Shah AS, Conte JV. Should patients 60 years and older undergo bridge to transplantation with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices? Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: left ventricular assist device, bridge to transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22858277

3. Arnaoutakis GJ, Zhao Y, George TJ, Sciortino CM, McCarthy PM, Conte JV. Surgical repair of ventricular septal defect after myocardial infarction: outcomes from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;94(2):436-43; discussion 443-4.
Key words: ventricular septal defect, myocardial infarction, sts national database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22626761

4. Brajesh K Lal, Kirk W Beach, Gary S Roubin, Helmi L Lutsep, Wesley S Moore, Mahmoud B Malas, David Chiu, Nicole R Gonzales, J Lee Burke, Michael Rinaldi, James R Elmore, Fred A Weaver, Craig R Narins, Malcolm Foster, Kim J Hodgson, Alexander D Shepard, James F Meschia, Robert O Bergelin, Jenifer H Voeks, George Howard, Thomas G Brott, for the CREST Investigators* Restenosis after carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy: a secondary analysis of CREST, a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Neurol. 2012 Sep;11(9):755-763. Epub 2012 Aug 2.
Key words: Carotid artery stenting, carotid endarterectomy, restenosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22857850

5. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV. Contemporary etiologies, risk factors, and outcomes after pericardiectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;94(2):445-51.
Key words: pericardiectomy, etiology, risk factors, outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22621875

6. George TJ, Beaty CA, Ewald GA, Russell SD, Shah AS, Conte JV, Whitman GJ, Silvestry SC. Reoperative sternotomy is associated with increased mortality after heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print ][PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Key words: Heart Transplantation, Reoperative sternotomy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22959569

7. George TJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Haggerty KA, Frank SM, Savage WJ, Whitman GJ. Hemoglobin drift after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep;94(3):703-9.
Key words: Hemoglobin, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22609121

8. George TJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Shah PD, Merlo CA, Shah AS. Outcomes and temporal trends among high-risk patients after lung transplantation in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lung transplantation, high risk
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22885156

9. Hicks CW, Krpata DM, Blatnik JA, Novitsky YW, Rosen MJ. Long-term effect on donor sites after components separation: a radiographic analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Aug;130(2):354-9.
Key words: components separation; hernia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22842410

10. Kilic A, George TJ, Beaty CA, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. The effect of center volume on the incidence of postoperative complications and their impact on survival after lung transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(12)01062-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.08.047. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Lung transplantation, center volume, complications, survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22995727

11. Kilic A, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Lung transplantation in patients 70 years old or older: Have outcomes changed after implementation of the lung allocation score? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Lung transplantation, lung allocation score
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22944081

12. Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, Baumgartner WA, Yuh DD. Operative outcomes in mitral valve surgery: Combined effect of surgeon and hospital volume in a population-based analysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: mitral valve surgery, surgeon and hospital volume
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22914251

13. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Allen JG, George TJ, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Conte JV. Should orthotopic heart transplantation using marginal donors be limited to higher volume centers? Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep;94(3):695-702. Epub 2012 May 23.
Key words: Orthotopic heart transplant, marginal donors, volume
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22626758

14. Piacentino V 3rd, Ganapathi AM, Stafford-Smith M, Hsieh MK, Patel CB, Simeone AA, Rogers JG, Milano CA. Utility of concomitant tricuspid valve procedures for patients undergoing implantation of a continuous-flow left ventricular device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Tricuspid valve procedures, left ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22938779

15. Yuan N, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Allen JG, Ju DG, Schaffer JM, Russell SD, Shah AS, Conte JV. The spectrum of complications following left ventricular assist device placement. J Card Surg. 2012 Sep;27(5):630-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2012.01504.x.
Key words: Left ventricular assist device, complications
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22978843

1. Abecassis M, Bridges ND, Clancy CJ, Dew MA, Eldadah B, Englesbe MJ, Flessner MF, Frank JC, Friedewald J, Gill J, Gries C, Halter JB, Hartmann EL, Hazzard WR, Horne FM, Hosenpud J, Jacobson P, Kasiske BL, Lake J, Loomba R, Malani PN, Moore TM, Murray A, Nguyen MH, Powe NR, Reese PP, Reynolds H, Samaniego MD, Schmader KE, Segev DL, Shah AS, Singer LG, Sosa JA, Stewart ZA, Tan JC, Williams WW, Zaas DW, High KP. Solid-organ transplantation in older adults: current status and future research. Am J Transplant. 2012 Oct;12(10):2608-2622.
Key words: Organ transplantation, Older Adults
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22958872

2. Allen JG, Kilic A, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Shah AS, Conte JV. Should patients 60 years and older undergo bridge to transplantation with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices? Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug 1 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Left ventricular assist device, Bridge to Transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22858277

3. Chu LC, Cameron DE, Johnson PT, Fishman EK. MDCT evaluation of postoperative aortic root pseudoaneurysms: imaging pearls and pitfalls. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jul;199(1):W84-90.
Key words: MDCT, aortic root pseudoaneurysms
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22733935

4. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Pipeling MR, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Acute kidney injury increases mortality after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jul;94(1):185-92.
Key words: lung transplantation, acute kidney injury
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/222325467

5. George TJ, Beaty CA, Ewald GA, Russell SD, Shah AS, Conte JV, Whitman GJ, Silvestry SC. Reoperative sternotomy is associated with increased mortality after heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Heart Transplantation, Reoperative sternotomy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22959569

6. George TJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Shah PD, Merlo CA, Shah AS. Outcomes and temporal trends among high-risk patients after lung transplantation in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lung transplantation, high risk
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22885156

7. Kilic A, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Lung transplantation in patients 70 years old or older: Have outcomes changed after implementation of the lung allocation score? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Lung transplantation, lung allocation score
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/222944081

8. Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, Baumgartner WA, Yuh DD. Operative outcomes in mitral valve surgery: Combined effect of surgeon and hospital volume in a population-based analysis.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: mitral valve surgery, surgeon and hospital volume
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22914251

9. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Cameron DE, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV. Institutional factors beyond procedural volume significantly impact center variability in outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation. Ann Surg. 2012 Oct;256(4):616-23.
Key words: Heart transplantation, volume, outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22964734

10. Prescott JD, Udelsman R. Local Anesthesia for Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands. 2nd edition, Gregory W Randolph, Editor, Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders inc. 2013;pp 600 - 604.

11. Stain SC, Cogbill TH, Ellison EC, Britt LD, Ricotta JJ, Calhoun JH, Baumgartner WA. Surgical training models: a new vision. Curr Probl Surg. 2012 Oct;49(10):565-623.
Key words: Surgical training models
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22967484

12. Stain SC, Cogbill TH, Ellison EC, Britt LD, Ricotta JJ, Calhoun JH, Baumgartner WA. In brief. Curr Probl Surg. 2012 Oct;49(10):560-2.
Key words: surgical training models
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22967483

13. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. .Multisociety (AATS, ACCF, SCAI, and STS) expert consensus statement: Operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, part 1: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Jul 1;80(1):1-17.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement, aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22383383

14. Whitman IR, Murphy M, Gilson MM, Campfield A, Haddad M, Moxey E, Whitman GJ. Compliance with surgical care improvement project blood glucose-a marker for euglycemia, but does it put our patients at risk? Popul Health Manag. 2012 Oct;15(5):309-14.
Key words: SCIP, Blood Glucose, Euglycemia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22788779

08/12

1. Allen JG, Kilic A, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Shah AS, Conte JV. Should patients 60 years and older undergo bridge to transplantation with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices? Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Left ventricular assist device, Bridge to Transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22858277

2. Allen JG, Lee MT, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS, Detrick B. Preoperative recipient cytokine levels are associated with early lung allograft dysfunction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jun;93(6):1843-9.
Key words: Cytokine levels, lung allograft dysfunction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22503850

3. Cameron D. Valve-sparing aortic root replacement. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 2012;15(1):20-3.
Key words: Valve-sparing aortic root replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22424503

4. Chu LC, Cameron DE, Johnson PT, Fishman EK. MDCT evaluation of postoperative aortic root pseudoaneurysms: imaging pearls and pitfalls. Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jul;199(1):W84-90.
Key words: aortic root pseudoaneurysm
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22733935

5. Fu S, Stanek A, Mueller CM, Brown NA, Huan C, Bluth MH, Zenilman ME. Acute pancreatitis (AP) in aging animals-loss of PAP protection? World J Gastroenterol. 2012 Jul 14;18(26):3379-88.
Key words: pancreatitis, adult rats, aging, elderly, sodium taurocholate, pancreatitis associated proteins, pancreatic reg, bacterial 16S ribosomal RNA
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22807607

6. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Jandu SK, Santhanam L, Berkowitz DE, Shah AS. Inhaled hydrogen sulfide improves graft function in an experimental model of lung transplantation. J Surg Res. 2012 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Inhaled hydrogen sulfide, lung transplantation, graft function
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22771242

7. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Allen JG, Conte JV, Shah AS, Baumgartner WA, Yuh DD. Simple score to assess the risk of rejection after orthotopic heart transplantation. Circulation. 2012 Jun 19;125(24):3013-21.
Key words: Rejection risk, orthotopic heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22634267

8. Simeone AA. Empyema and bronchopleural fistula following lung resection. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, 2012,Vol. 8, No. 4 June 2012.
Key words: empyema, bronchopleural fistula, lung resection
No URL available

9. Shah RJ, Bellamy SL, Localio AR, Wickersham N, Diamond JM, Weinacker A, Lama VN, Bhorade S, Belperio JA, Crespo M, Demissie E, Kawut SM, Wille KM, Lederer DJ, Lee JC, Palmer SM, Orens J, Reynolds J, Shah A, Wilkes DS, Ware LB, Christie JD. A panel of lung injury biomarkers enhances the definition of primary graft dysfunction (PGD) after lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lung injury biomarkers, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22694851

10. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. SCAI/AATS/ACCF/STS Multisociety Expert Consensus Statement: Operator & Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement; Part 1: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jun; 93(6):2093-110.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement, aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22386085

11. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. .Multisociety (AATS, ACCF, SCAI, and STS) expert consensus statement: Operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, Part 1: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Jul 1;80(1):1-17.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement, aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22383383

12. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. Multisociety (AATS, ACCF, SCAI, and STS) expert consensus statement: Operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, part 1: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jun;143(6):1254-1263.e9.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement, aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22595626

13. Whitman IR, Murphy M, Gilson MM, Campfield A, Haddad M, Moxey E, Whitman GJ. Compliance with surgical care improvement project blood glucose-a marker for euglycemia, but does it put our patients at Risk? Popul Health Manag. 2012 Jul 12 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: SCIP, Blood Glucose, Euglycemia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22788779

14. Zenilman JC, Haskel M, McCabe J, Zenilman ME. Closed claim review from a single carrier in New York: the real costs of malpractice in surgery, and factors which determine outcomes, Am J Surg. 2012; 203: 733-740.
Key words: Closed claim review, surgery, malpractice, New York State
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22643038

07/12

1. Alejo JL, George TJ, Beaty CA, Allaf ME, Black JH 3rd, Shah AS. Novel approach to recurrent cavoatrial renal cell carcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May;93(5):e119-21.
Key words: cavoartial renal cell carcinoma
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22541233

2. Allen JG, Lee MT, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS, Detrick B. Preoperative recipient cytokine levels are associated with early lung allograft dysfunction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jun;93(6):1843-9. Epub 2012 Apr 13
Key words: Cytokine levels, lung allograft dysfunction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22503850

3. Arnaoutakis GJ, Zhao Y, George TJ, Sciortino CM, McCarthy PM, Conte JV. Surgical repair of ventricular septal defect after myocardial infarction: outcomes from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: ventricular septal defect, myocardial infarction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22626761

4. Chu LC, Cameron DE, Johnson PT, Fishman EK. MDCT evaluation of postoperative aortic root pseudoaneurysms: imaging pearls and pitfalls. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jul;199(1):W84-90.
Key words: aortic root pseudoaneurysm
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22733935

5. Eberlein M, Arnaoutakis GJ, Yarmus L, Feller-Kopman D, Dezube R, Chahla MF, Bolukbas S, Reed RM, Klesney-Tait J, Parekh KR, Merlo CA, Shah AS, Orens JB, Brower RG. The effect of lung size mismatch on complications and resource utilization after bilateral lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 May;31(5):492-500. Epub 2012 Feb 9.
Key words: bilaterial lung transplantation, lung size mismatch
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22325691

6. Faraday N, Rock P, Lin EE, Perl TM, Carroll K, Stierer T, Robarts P, McFillin A, Ross T, Shah AS, Riley LH, Tamargo RJ, Black JH, Blasco-Colmenares E, Guallar E. Past history of skin infection and risk of surgical site infection after elective surgery. Ann Surg. 2012 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Skin infection, surgical site infection, elective surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22634899

7. George TJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Haggerty KA, Frank SM, Savage WJ, Whitman GJ. Hemoglobin drift after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: hemoglobin, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22609121

8. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Allen JG, Conte JV, Shah AS, Baumgartner WA, Yuh DD. Simple score to assess the risk of rejection after orthotopic heart transplantation. Circulation. 2012 Jun 19;125(24):3013-21.
Key words: Rejection risk, orthotopic heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22634267

9. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Allen JG, George TJ, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Conte JV. Should orthotopic heart transplantation using marginal donors be limited to higher volume centers? Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart transplantation, Marginal donors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22626758

10. Simeone AA. Empyema and bronchopleural fistula following lung resection. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews. 2012 June; 8(4).
Key words: empyema, bronchopleural fistula, lung resection
No PMID available

11. Shah RJ, Bellamy SL, Localio AR, Wickersham N, Diamond JM, Weinacker A, Lama VN, Bhorade S, Belperio JA, Crespo M, Demissie E, Kawut SM, Wille KM, Lederer DJ, Lee JC, Palmer SM, Orens J, Reynolds J, Shah A, Wilkes DS, Ware LB, Christie JD. A panel of lung injury biomarkers enhances the definition of primary graft dysfunction (PGD) after lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Jun 11.
Key words: lung injury biomarkers, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22694851

12. Streiff MB, Carolan HT, Hobson DB, Kraus PS, Holzmueller CG, Demski R, Lau BD, Biscup-Horn P, Pronovost PJ, Haut ER. Lessons from the Johns Hopkins multi-disciplinary Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) prevention collaborative. BMJ. 2012 Jun 19;344:e3935.
Key words: Quality improvement, Deep vein thrombosis, Clinical decision support
http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmj.e3935?ijkey=F0FwbhNUc1SOVGg&keytype=ref
PMID: 22718994

13. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. .Multisociety (AATS, ACCF, SCAI, and STS) expert consensus statement: Operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, part 1: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Jul 1;80(1):1-17. doi: 10.1002/ccd.24394.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement, aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22383383

14. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. SCAI/AATS/ACCF/STS Multisociety Expert Consensus Statement: Operator & Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement; Part 1 TAVR. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jun;93(6):2093-110.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement, aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22386085

15. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. Multisociety (AATS, ACCF, SCAI, and STS) expert consensus statement: Operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, part 1: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jun;143(6):1254-1263.e9.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement, aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22595626

1. Alejo JL, George TJ, Beaty CA, Allaf ME, Black JH 3rd, Shah AS. Novel approach to recurrent cavoatrial renal cell carcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May;93(5):e119-21.
Key words: cavoartial renal cell carcinoma
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22541233

2. Allen JG, Lee MT, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS, Detrick B. Preoperative recipient cytokine levels are associated with early lung allograft dysfunction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Lung allograft, cytokine levels
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22503850

3. Arnaoutakis GJ, Zhao Y, George TJ, Sciortino CM, McCarthy PM, Conte JV. Surgical repair of ventricular septal defect after myocardial infarction: outcomes from the society of thoracic surgeons national database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: ventricular septal defect, myocardial infarction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22626761

4. Faraday N, Rock P, Lin EE, Perl TM, Carroll K, Stierer T, Robarts P, McFillin A, Ross T, Shah AS, Riley LH, Tamargo RJ, Black JH, Blasco-Colmenares E, Guallar E. Past history of skin infection and risk of surgical site infection after elective surgery. Ann Surg. 2012 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Surgical site infection, skin infection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22634899

5. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV. Contemporary etiologies, risk factors, and outcomes after pericardiectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: pericardiectomy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22621875

6. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Shah AS, Conte JV, Halushka MK. A novel method of measuring cardiac preservation injury demonstrates University of Wisconsin solution is associated with less ischemic necrosis than Celsior in early cardiac allograft biopsy specimens.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Apr;31(4):410-8. Epub 2011 Dec 30.
Key words: cardiac preservation injury, University of Wisconsin solution, Celsior, ischemic necrosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22209353

7. George TJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Haggerty KA, Frank SM, Savage WJ, Whitman GJ. hemoglobin drift after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Hemoglobin, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22609121

8. Guzzetta, AG, Montgomery EA, Lyu H, Hooker CM, Meyer CF, Loeb DM, Frassica D, Weber KL, Ahuja N. Epithelioid sarcoma: One institution's experience with a rare sarcoma. J Surg Res 2012; May 1.
Key words: epithelioid sarcoma, sarcoma, outcomes, sarcoma metastasis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22575361

9. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Allen JG, Conte JV, Shah AS, Baumgartner WA, Yuh DD. A simple score to assess the risk of rejection following orthotopic heart transplantation. Circulation. 2012 May 25. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Risk score, rejection, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22634267

10. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Allen JG, George TJ, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Conte JV. Should orthotopic heart transplantation using marginal donors be limited to higher volume centers? Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Orthotopic heart transplant, marginal donors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22626758

11. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. Multisociety (AATS, ACCF, SCAI, and STS) expert consensus statement: Operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, part 1: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2012 Jun;143(6):1254-1263.e9.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22595626

12. Yi JM, Dhir M, Guzzetta AA, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Heo K, Yang KM, Suzuki H, Toyota M, Kim HM, Ahuja N. DNA methylation biomarker candidates for early detection of colon cancer. Tumour Biol. 2012 Apr;33(2):363-72.
Key words: colorectal cancer, early detection, biomarkers, methylation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22238052

1. Alejo JL, George TJ, Beaty CA, Allaf ME, Black JH 3rd, Shah AS. Novel approach to recurrent cavoatrial renal cell carcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May;93(5):e119-21.
Key words: cavoartial renal cell carcinoma
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22541233

2. Allen JG, Lee MT, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS, Detrick B. Preoperative recipient cytokine levels are associated with early lung allograft dysfunction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Lung allograft, cytokine levels
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22503850

3. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Kilic A, Beaty CA, Weiss ES, Conte JV, Shah AS. Risk Factors for Early Death in Patients Bridged to Transplant With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart transplant, left ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22429670

4. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Jandu SK, Santhanam L, Berkowitz DE, Shah AS.
Hydrogen sulfide decreases reactive oxygen in a model of lung transplantation.J Surg Res. 2012 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Hydrogen sulfide, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22464394

5. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Shah AS, Conte JV, Halushka MK. A novel method of measuring cardiac preservation injury demonstrates University of Wisconsin solution is associated with less ischemic necrosis than Celsior in early cardiac allograft biopsy specimens. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Apr;31(4):410-8. Epub 2011 Dec 30.
Key words: University of Wisconsin solution, Celsior solution, cardiac preservation injury
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22209353

6. Kilic A, Conte JV, Shah AS, Yuh DD. Orthotopic heart transplantation in patients with metabolic risk factors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar;93(3):718-24. Epub 2012 Feb 2.
Key words: heart transplant, metabolic risk factors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22305053

7. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Conte JV, Shah AS, Yuh DD. Identifying recipients at high risk for graft failure after heart retransplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar;93(3):712-6. Epub 2012 Jan 5.
Key words: graft failure, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22226492

8. Kilic A, Weiss ES, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Conte JV. What predicts long-term survival after heart transplantation? An analysis of 9,400 ten-year survivors.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar;93(3):699-704. Epub 2012 Jan 5.
Key words: heart transplantation, survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22226494

9. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Acker MA, Aldea G, Bavaria J, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. SCAI/AATS/ACCF/STS Multisociety expert consensus statement: Operator & institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement; Part 1 TAVR. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Mar 1. doi: 10.1002/ccd.24394. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22383383

10. Weiss ES, Allen JG, Kilic A, Russell SD, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Development of a quantitative donor risk index to predict short-term mortality in orthotopic heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Mar;31(3):266-73. Epub 2011 Nov 16.
Key words: donor risk index, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22093382

1. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Kilic A, Beaty CA, Weiss ES, Conte JV, Shah AS. Risk factors for early death in patients bridged to transplant with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart transplant, left ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22429670

2. Beaty CA, George TJ, Conte JV. Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Alfred Blalock (1899-1964). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb;143(2):260-3.
Key words: Alfred Blalock
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22248679

3. Eberlein M, Arnaoutakis GJ, Yarmus L, Feller-Kopman D, Dezube R, Chahla MF, Bolukbas S, Reed RM, Klesney-Tait J, Parekh KR, Merlo CA, Shah AS, Orens JB, Brower RG. The effect of lung size mismatch on complications and resource utilization after bilateral lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lung transplantation, organ size mismatch
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22325691

4. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Jandu SK, Santhanam L, Berkowitz DE, Shah AS. Hydrogen sulfide decreases reactive oxygen in a model of lung transplantation.J Surg Res. 2012 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Hydrogen sulfide, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22464394

5. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Pipeling MR, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Acute kidney injury increases mortality after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Acute Kidney Injury, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22325467

6. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Shah AS, Conte JV, Halushka MK. A novel method of measuring cardiac preservation injury demonstrates University of Wisconsin solution is associated with less ischemic necrosis than Celsior in early cardiac allograft biopsy specimens. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Apr;31(4):410-8.
Key words: University of Wisconsin solution, Celsior solution, cardiac allograft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22209353

7. Kilic A, Allen JG, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Weiss ES. Adult-derived Index for Mortality Prediction After Cardiac Transplantation (IMPACT) risk score predicts short-term mortality after pediatric heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr;93(4):1228-35.
Key words: IMPACT Risk Score, pediatric heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22385820

8. Kilic A, Conte JV, Shah AS, Yuh DD. Orthotopic heart transplantation in patients with metabolic risk factors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: orthotopic heart transplant, metabolic risk factors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22305053

9. Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, Yuh DD. Nationwide outcomes of surgical embolectomy for acute pulmonary embolism. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb 16 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: surgical embolectomy, pulmonary embolism
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22341655

10. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Conte JV, Shah AS, Yuh DD. Identifying recipients at high risk for graft failure after heart retransplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar;93(3):712-6.
Key words: graft failure, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22226492

11. Kilic A, Weiss ES, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Conte JV. What predicts long-term survival after heart transplantation? An analysis of 9,400 ten-year survivors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar;93(3):699-704.
Key words: heart transplantation, survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22226494

12. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Conte JV. Factors associated with 5-year survival in older heart transplant recipients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb;143(2):468-74.
Key words: survival, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22248684

13. Shah AS, Valdes J, Charlton-Ouw KM, Chen Z, Coogan SM, Amer HM, Estrera AL, Safi HJ, Azizzadeh A. Endovascular treatment of hemodialysis access pseudoaneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Feb 17.
Key words: Endovascular, hemodialysis access, peseudoaneurysm
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22342153

14. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. SCAI/AATS/ACCF/STS Multisociety Expert Consensus Statement: Operator & Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement; Part 1 TAVR. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb 29. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22387052

15. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. SCAI/AATS/ACCF/STS Multisociety Expert Consensus Statement: Operator & Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement; Part 1 TAVR. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb 29. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22386085

16. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Acker MA, Aldea G, Bavaria J, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. SCAI/AATS/ACCF/STS Multisociety expert consensus statement: Operator & institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement; Part 1 TAVR. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Mar 1. doi: 10.1002/ccd.24394. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22383383

17. Weiss ES, Allen JG, Kilic A, Russell SD, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Development of a quantitative donor risk index to predict short-term mortality in orthotopic heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Mar;31(3):266-73.
Key words: donor risk index, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22093382

1. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Allen JG, Russell SD, Shah AS, Conte JV, Weiss ES. Institutional volume and the effect of recipient risk on short-term mortality after orthotopic heart transplant. I .J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan;143(1):157-67, 167.e1.
Key words: case volume, mortality, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22172752

2. Beaty CA, George TJ, Conte JV. Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Alfred Blalock (1899-1964). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb;143(2):260-3.
Key words: Alfred Blalock
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22248679

3. Eberlein M, Arnaoutakis GJ, Yarmus L, Feller-Kopman D, Dezube R, Chahla MF, Bolukbas S, Reed RM, Klesney-Tait J, Parekh KR, Merlo CA, Shah AS, Orens JB, Brower RG. The effect of lung size mismatch on complications and resource utilization after bilateral lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lung transplantation, organ size mismatch

4. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Pipeling MR, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Acute kidney injury increases mortality after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Acute Kidney Injury, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22325467

5. Haggerty KA, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Barreiro CJ, Shah AS, Sussman MS. Successful repair of an atrioesophageal fistula after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):313-5.
Key words: atrioesophageal fistula, catheter ablation, atrial fibrillation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22186458

6. Haggerty KA, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Conte JV, Whitman GJ. Portal venous air resulting in pneumocardia: a rare presentation of intestinal ischemia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):e13.
Key words: pneumocardia, intestinal ischemia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22186483

7. Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, DiSesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD, Jacobs AK, Anderson JL, Albert N, Creager MA, Ettinger SM, Guyton RA, Halperin JL, Hochman JS, Kushner FG, Ohman EM, Stevenson W, Yancy CW; American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. 2011 ACCF/AHA guideline for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan;143(1):4-34.
Key words: practice guidelines, coronary artery bypass surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22172748

8. Kemp CD, Conte JV. The pathophysiology of heart failure. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2012 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart failure, pathophysiology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22227365

9. Kilic A, Allen JG, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Cameron DE, Vricella LA, Weiss ES. Adult-derived Index for Mortality Prediction After Cardiac Transplantation (IMPACT) risk score predicts short-term mortality after pediatric heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb 29. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: IMPACT Risk Score, pediatric heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22385820

10. Kilic A, Conte JV, Shah AS, Yuh DD. Orthotopic heart transplantation in patients with metabolic risk factors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: orthotopic heart transplant, metabolic risk factors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2230503

11. Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, Yuh DD. Nationwide outcomes of surgical embolectomy for acute pulmonary embolism. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb 16.
Key words: surgical embolectomy, pulmonary embolism
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22341655

12. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Conte JV, Shah AS, Yuh DD. Identifying recipients at high risk for graft failure after heart retransplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print ]
Key words: graft failure, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22226492

13. Kilic A, Weiss ES, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Conte JV. What predicts long-term survival after heart transplantation? An analysis of 9,400 ten-year survivors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: long term survival, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22226494

14. Kilic A, Weiss ES, Yuh DD, Shah AS, Conte JV. Factors associated with 5-year survival in older heart transplant recipients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb;143(2):468-74.
Key words: survival, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22248684

15. Selnes OA, Gottesman RF, Grega MA, Baumgartner WA, Zeger SL, McKhann GM. Cognitive and neurologic outcomes after coronary-artery bypass surgery. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jan 19;366(3):250-7. Review. No abstract available.
Key words: Cognitive outcome, coronary artery bypass surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22256807

16. Shah AS, Valdes J, Charlton-Ouw KM, Chen Z, Coogan SM, Amer HM, Estrera AL, Safi HJ, Azizzadeh A. Endovascular treatment of hemodialysis access pseudoaneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Feb 17.
Key words: Endovascular, hemodialysis access, peseudoaneurysm
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22342153

17. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Acker MA, Aldea G, Bavaria J, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. SCAI/AATS/ACCF/STS Multisociety expert consensus statement: Operator & institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement; Part 1 TAVR. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Mar 1. doi: 10.1002/ccd.24394. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22383383

18. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. SCAI/AATS/ACCF/STS Multisociety expert consensus statement: Operator & institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement; Part 1 TAVR. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb 29. [Epub ahead of print]. [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22386085

19. Tommaso CL, Bolman RM 3rd, Feldman T, Bavaria J, Acker MA, Aldea G, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Fullerton D, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Miller DC, Moon MR, Ringel R, Ruiz CE, Trento A, Weiner BH, Zahn EM. SCAI/AATS/ACCF/STS Multisociety expert consensus statement: Operator & institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement; Part 1 TAVR. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb 29. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22387052

1. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Allen JG, Russell SD, Shah AS, Conte JV, Weiss ES. Institutional volume and the effect of recipient risk on short-term mortality after orthotopic heart transplant. I .J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan;143(1):157-67, 167.e1.
Key words: case volume, mortality, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22172752

2. Beaty CA, George TJ, Conte JV. Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Alfred Blalock (1899-1964). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb;143(2):260-3.
Key words: Alfred Blalock
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22248679

3. Fu S, Stanek A, O, Mueller C; Brown N; Huan, C; Bluth MH; Zenilman, ME. Acute Pancreatitis (AP) in Aging Animals - Loss of PAP Protection? World J Gastroenterol,
Key words: acute pancreatitis, pancreatitis associated proteins (PAP), aging
In press

4. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Shah AS, Conte JV, Halushka MK. A novel method of measuring cardiac preservation injury demonstrates University of Wisconsin solution is associated with less ischemic necrosis than Celsior in early cardiac allograft biopsy specimens. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Dec 29.
Key words: University of Wisconsin solution, Celsior, ischemic necrosis, cardiac allograft
PMID: 22209353[Epub ahead of print]

5. Haggerty KA, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Barreiro CJ, Shah AS, Sussman MS.
Successful repair of an atrioesophageal fistula after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):313-5.
Key words: atrioesophageal fistula, catheter ablation, atrial fibrillation
PMID: 22186458

6. Haggerty KA, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Conte JV, Whitman GJ. Portal venous air resulting in pneumocardia: a rare presentation of intestinal ischemia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):e13.
Key words: pneumocardia, intestinal ischemia
PMID: 22186483

7. Hassanain E, Huan C, Mueller CM, Stanek A, Quan W, Viterbo D, Bluth MH, Zenilman ME. Pancreatitis-associated proteins' regulation of inflammation is correlated with their ability to aggregate. Pancreas.2011; 40:1151-3.
Key words: pancreatitis associated proteins (PAP), acute pancreatitis
PMID: 21926556

8. Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, DiSesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD, Jacobs AK, Anderson JL, Albert N, Creager MA, Ettinger SM, Guyton RA, Halperin JL, Hochman JS, Kushner FG, Ohman EM, Stevenson W, Yancy CW; American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. 2011 ACCF/AHA guideline for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan;143(1):4-34.
Key words: practice guidelines, coronary artery bypass surgery
PMID: 22172748

9. Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, Disesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD. 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.Circulation. 2011 Dec 6;124(23):2610-42.
Key words: guidelines coronary artery bypass surgery
PMID: 22064600 [Epub 2011 Nov 7]

10. Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, Disesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD. 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2011 Dec 6;124(23):e652-735. No abstract available.
Key words: practice guidelines for coronary artery bypass graft surgery
PMID: 22064599 [Epub 2011 Nov 7]


11. Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, Disesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD; American College of Cardiology Foundation; American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines; American Associa 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Developed in collaboration with the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Dec 6;58(24):e123-210.
Key words: practice guidelines for coronary artery bypass graft surgery
PMID: 22070836 [Epub 2011 Nov 7]

1. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Kilic A, Weiss ES, Russell SD, Conte JV, Shah AS. Effect of sensitization in US heart transplant recipients bridged with a ventricular assist device: Update in a modern cohort. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. Nov;142(5):1236-45, 1245.e1. Epub 2011 Aug 11.
Key words: sensitization, heart transplant, ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21839482

2. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Shah AS, Conte JV, Halushka MK. A novel method of measuring cardiac preservation injury demonstrates University of Wisconsin solution is associated with less ischemic necrosis than Celsior in early cardiac allograft biopsy specimens. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: University of Wisconsin solution, Celsior, ischemic necrosis, cardiac allograft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22209353

3. Haggerty KA, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Barreiro CJ, Shah AS, Sussman MS. Successful repair of an atrioesophageal fistula after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):313-5.
Key words: atrioesophageal fistula, catheter ablation, atrial fibrillation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22186458

4. Haggerty KA, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Beaty CA, Conte JV, Whitman GJ. Portal venous air resulting in pneumocardia: a rare presentation of intestinal ischemia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):e13. No abstract available.
Key words: pneumocardia, intestinal ischemia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22186483

5. Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, Disesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD. 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2011 Nov 7
Key words: Practice Guidelines, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22064599

6. Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, Disesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD. 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Anesth Analg. 2011 Nov 29.
Key words: Practice Guidelines, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

7. McLean RC, Nazarian SM, Gluckman TJ, Schulman SP, Thiemann DR, Shapiro EP, Conte JV, Thompson JB, Shafique I, McNicholas KW, Villines TC, Laws KM, Rade JJ. Relative importance of patient, procedural and anatomic risk factors for early vein graft thrombosis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2011 Dec;52(6):877-85.
Key words: Vein graft thrombosis, coronary artery bypass surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22051997

8. Pereda D, Conte JV. Left ventricular assist device driveline infections. Cardiol Clin. 2011 Nov;29(4):515-27.
Key words: ventricular assist device, driveline infections
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2062200

9. Weiss ES, Allen JG, Kilic A, Russell SD, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Development of a quantitative donor risk index to predict short-term mortality in orthotopic heart transplantation. Weiss ES, Allen JG, Kilic A, Russell SD, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV, Shah AS. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: donor risk index, heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22093382

10. Whitman GJ, Haddad M, Hirose H, Allen JG, Lusardi M, Murphy MA. Cardiothoracic surgeon management of postoperative cardiac critical care. Arch Surg. 2011 Nov;146(11):1253-60.
Key words: surgeon management, cardiac critical care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22106316

11. Writing Committee Members, Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, Disesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD; ACCF/AHA Task Force Members, Jacobs AK, Anderson JL, Albert N, Creager MA, Ettinger SM, Guyton RA, Halperin JL, Hochman JS, Kushner FG, Ohman EM, Stevenson W, Yancy CW. 2011 ACCF/AHA guideline for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Executive summary A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan;143(1):4-34.
Key words: coronary artery bypass graft surgery, practice guidelines
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22172748

1. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Robinson CW, Gibbs KW, Orens JB, Merlo CA, Shah AS. Severe acute kidney injury according to the RIFLE (risk, injury, failure, loss, end stage) criteria affects mortality in lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Oct;30(10):1161-8.
Key words: Lung transplantation, RIFLE risk, acute kidney injury http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21620737

2. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Wang KK, Wilson MA, Allen JG, Robinson CW, Haggerty KA, Weiss ES, Blue ME, Talbot CC Jr, Troncoso JC, Johnston MV, Baumgartner WA. Serum levels of neuron-specific ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal esterase-L1 predict brain injury in a canine model of hypothermic circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Oct;142(4):902-910.e1
Key words: brain injury, hypothermic circulatory arrest, ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal esterase-L1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21924148

2. Eberlein M, Reed RM, Permutt S, Chahla MF, Bolukbas S, Nathan SD, Iacono A, Pearse DB, Fessler HE, Shah AS, Orens JB, Brower RG. Parameters of donor-recipient size mismatch and survival after bilateral lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lung transplantation, donor-recipient size mismatch http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22036314

3. Fann JI, Baumgartner WA. Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Norman E. Shumway, Jr (1923-2006). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Dec;142(6):1299-302.
Key words: Norman Shumway
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22014718

4. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS. Lung transplant ion idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Arch Surg. 2011 Oct;146(10):1204-9.
Key words: Lung transplant, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22006881

5. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS. Surgical treatment of advanced heart failure: alternatives to heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist devices. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2011 Sep-Oct;54(2):115-31.
Key words: heart failure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21875511

6. Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, Disesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD. 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Anesth Analg. 2012 Jan;114(1):11-45.
Key words: Practice Guidelines, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22127814

7. Hillis LD, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, Byrne JG, Cigarroa JE, Disesa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr, Jessen ME, Keeley EC, Lahey SJ, Lange RA, London MJ, Mack MJ, Patel MR, Puskas JD, Sabik JF, Selnes O, Shahian DM, Trost JC, Winniford MD. 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2011 Dec 6;124(23):2610-42.
Key words: Practice Guidelines, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=22064600

8. McLean RC, Nazarian SM, Gluckman TJ, Schulman SP, Thiemann DR, Shapiro EP, Conte JV, Thompson JB, Shafique I, McNicholas KW, Villines TC, Laws KM, Rade JJ. Relative importance of patient, procedural and anatomic risk factors for early vein graft thrombosis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2011 Dec;52(6):877-85.
Key words: risk factors, vein graft thrombosis, coronary artery bypass
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22051997

9. Pereda D, Conte JV. Left ventricular assist device driveline infections. Cardiol Clin. 2011 Nov;29(4):515-27. Key words: ventricular assist device, driveline infections http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22062200

10. Whitman GJ, Haddad M, Hirose H, Allen JG, Lusardi M, Murphy MA. Cardiothoracic surgeon management of postoperative cardiac critical care. Arch Surg. 2011 Nov;146(11):1253-60.
Key words: surgeon management, cardiac critical care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22106316

11. Weiss ES, Allen JG, Kilic A, Russell SD, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Development of a quantitative donor risk index to predict short-term mortality in orthoptic heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Nov 15 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: donor risk index, heart transplantation http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22093382

1. Allen JG, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, Russell SD, Baumgartner WA, Shah AS, Conte JV. Insurance and education predict long-term survival after orthotopic heart transplantation in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart transplant survival, insurance, education
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21959122

2. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Alejo DE, Merlo CA, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Shah AS. Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Score predicts hospital charges and resource use after aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Sep;142(3):650-5. Epub 2011 Apr 17.
Key words: aortic valve replacement, STS risk score, hospital charges
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21497834

3. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Robinson CW, Gibbs KW, Orens JB, Merlo CA, Shah AS, Severe acute kidney injury according to the RIFLE (risk, injury, failure, loss, end stage) criteria affects mortality in lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Oct;30(10):1161-8.
Key words: Lung transplantation, RIFLE risk, acute kidney injury
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21620737

4. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Wang KK, Wilson MA, Allen JG, Robinson CW, Haggerty KA, Weiss ES, Blue ME, Talbot CC Jr, Troncoso JC, Johnston MV, Baumgartner WA. Serum levels of neuron-specific ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal esterase-L1 predict brain injury in a canine model of hypothermic circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Oct; 142(4):902-910.e1.
Key words: brain injury, hypothermic circulatory arrest, ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal esterase-L1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21924148

5. Eberlein M, Reed RM, Permutt S, Chahla MF, Bolukbas S, Nathan SD, Iacono A, Pearse DB, Fessler HE, Shah AS, Orens JB, Brower RG. Parameters of donor-recipient size mismatch and survival after bilateral lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print] Key words: lung transplantation, donor-recipient size mismatch
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22036314

6. Fann JI, Baumgartner WA. Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Norman E. Shumway, Jr (1923-2006). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Norman Shumway
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22014718

7. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS. Lung transplant ion idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Arch Surg. 2011 Oct;146(10):1204-9.
Key words: Lung transplant, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22006881

8. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS. Surgical treatment of advanced heart failure: alternatives to heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist devices. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2011 Sep-Oct;54(2):115-31. [PubMed - in process]
Key words: heart failure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21875511

9. McLean RC, Nazarian SM, Gluckman TJ, Schulman SP, Thiemann DR, Shapiro EP, Conte JV, Thompson JB, Shafique I, McNicholas KW, Villines TC, Laws KM, Rade JJ. Relative importance of patient, procedural and anatomic risk factors for early vein graft thrombosis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2011 Dec;52(6):877-85.
Key words: Vein graft thrombosis, coronary artery bypass surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22051997

10. Pereda D, Conte JV. Left ventricular assist device driveline infections. Cardiol Clin. 2011 Nov;29(4):515-27.
Key words: ventricular assist device, driveline infections
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22062200

11. Petrovic MA, Aboumatar H, Baumgartner WA, Ulatowski JA, Moyer J, Chang TY, Camp MS, Kowalski J, Senger CM, Martinez EA. Pilot Implementation of a Perioperative Protocol to Guide Operating Room-to-Intensive Care Unit Patient Handoffs. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: ICU handoffs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21889365

12. Tam V, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Russell SD, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Baumgartner WA, Shah AS. Marital status improves survival after orthotopic heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: orthotopic heart transplantation, survival, marital status
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21907593

13. Van Arendonk KJ, James NT, Locke JE, Montgomery RA, Colombani PM, Segev DL. Late graft loss among pediatric recipients of DCD kidneys. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Nov;6(11):2705-11.
Key words: pediatric kidney transplantation, donation after cardiac death
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21940839

14. Weiss ES, Allen JG, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Russell SD, Shah AS, Conte JV. Creation of a quantitative recipient risk index for mortality prediction after cardiac transplantation (IMPACT). Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep;92(3):914-22.
Key words: Risk Index, cardiac transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21871277

15. Yuh DD. Effect of sleep deprivation on patient safety: new awakening or tired argument? Arch Surg. 2011 Sep;146(9):1085.
Key words: Patient Safety, sleep deprivation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22029073

1. Allen JG, Weiss ES, Arnaoutakis GJ, Russell SD, Baumgartner WA, Shah AS, Conte JV. Insurance and education predict long-term survival after orthotopic heart transplantation in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart transplant survival, insurance, education
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21959122

2. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Alejo DE, Merlo CA, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Shah AS. Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Score predicts hospital charges and resource use after aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Sep;142(3):650-5. Epub 2011 Apr 17.
Key words: aortic valve replacement, STS risk score, hospital charges
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21497834

3. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Robinson CW, Gibbs KW, Orens JB, Merlo CA, Shah AS. Severe acute kidney injury according to the RIFLE (risk, injury, failure, loss, end stage) criteria affects mortality in lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Oct;30(10):1161-8.
Key words: Lung transplantation, RIFLE risk, acute kidney injury
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21620737

4. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Wang KK, Wilson MA, Allen JG, Robinson CW, Haggerty KA, Weiss ES, Blue ME, Talbot CC Jr, Troncoso JC, Johnston MV, Baumgartner WA.
Serum levels of neuron-specific ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal esterase-L1 predict brain injury in a canine model of hypothermic circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Oct;142(4):902-910.e1.
Key words: brain injury, hypothermic circulatory arrest, ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal esterase-L1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21924148

5. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS. Surgical treatment of advanced heart failure: alternatives to heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist devices. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2011 Sep-Oct;54(2):115-31.
Key words: heart failure, transplantation, mechanical circulatory assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21875511

6. Petrovic MA, Aboumatar H, Baumgartner WA, Ulatowski JA, Moyer J, Chang TY, Camp MS, Kowalski J, Senger CM, Martinez EA. Pilot implementation of a perioperative protocol to guide operating room-to-intensive care unit patient handoffs. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: ICU handoffs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21889365

7. Tam V, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Russell SD, Merlo CA, Conte JV, Baumgartner WA, Shah AS. Marital status improves survival after orthotopic heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: orthotopic heart transplantation, survival, marital status
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21907593

8. Weiss ES, Allen JG, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Russell SD, Shah AS, Conte JV.
Creation of a quantitative recipient risk index for mortality prediction after cardiac transplantation (IMPACT). Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep;92(3):914-22.
Key words: Risk Index, cardiac transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21871277

9. Yang J, Papandria D, Rhee D, Perry H, Abdullah F. Low-cost mesh for inguinal hernia repair in resource-limited settings. Hernia. 2011 Oct;15(5):485-9.
Key words: Inguinal hernia, Herniorraphy, Tension-free repair, Surgical mesh, Low-income country, Africa, Low-cost mesh
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21607572

1. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Kilic A, Weiss ES, Russell SD, Conte JV, Shah AS. Effect of sensitization in US heart transplant recipients bridged with a ventricular assist device: Update in a modern cohort. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart transplant, ventricular assist device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21839482

2. Conte J. Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Brian B. Blades (1906-1977). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Brian Blades, surgical education
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21820678

3. Diamond JM, Lederer DJ, Kawut SM, Lee J, Ahya VN, Bellamy S, Palmer SM, Lama VN, Bhorade S, Crespo M, Demissie E, Sonett J, Wille K, Orens J, Shah PD, Weinacker A, Weill D, Kohl BA, Deutschman CC, Arcasoy S, Shah AS, Belperio JA, Wilkes D, Reynolds JM, Ware LB, Christie JD; for the Lung Transplant Outcomes Group. Elevated plasma long pentraxin-3 levels and primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Am J Transplant. 2011 Aug 22. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03702.x. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: primary graft dysfunction, lung transplantation, pulmonary fibrosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21883907

4. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Shah AS. Surgical treatment of advanced heart failure: alternatives to heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist devices. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2011 Sep-Oct;54(2):115-31.
Key words: heart failure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21875511

5. Harris JE Jr, Shin J, Lee B, Pelosky K, Hooker CM, Harbom K, Hulbert A, Zahnow C, Yang SC, Baylin S, Brayton C, Brock MV, A Murine xenograft model of spontaneous metastases of human lung adenocarcinoma, J Surg Res. 2011 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Mouse Xenograft, Metastases, Lung Adenocarcinoma
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21872887

6. Patel ND, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Allen JG, Alejo DE, Dietz HC, Cameron DE, Vricella LA. Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in Loeys-Dietz syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Aug;92(2):556-61.
Key words: Loeys-Dietz syndrome, aortic root replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21801912

7. Petrovic MA, Aboumatar H, Baumgartner WA, Ulatowski JA, Moyer J, Chang TY, Camp MS, Kowalski J, Senger CM, Martinez EA. Pilot implementation of a perioperative protocol to guide operating room-to-intensive care unit patient handoffs. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: ICU handoffs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21889365

8. Schoenhoff FS, Cameron DE, Matyas G, Carrel TP. Cardiovascular surgery in Marfan syndrome: implications of new molecular concepts in thoracic aortic disease. Future Cardiol. 2011 Jul;7(4):557-69.
Key words: Marfan syndrome, thoracic aortic disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2179775

9. Tsang VT, Cameron DE, Raja SG. How to avoid crimping during valve sparing aortic root replacement using the Valsalva graft. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Jul;40(1):266-7.
Key words: Valve sparing aortic root replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21145248

10. Weiss ES, Allen JG, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Russell SD, Shah AS, Conte JV.
Creation of a quantitative recipient risk Index for Mortality Prediction After Cardiac Transplantation (IMPACT). Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep;92(3):914-22.
Key words: Risk Index, cardiac transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21871277

1. Conte J. Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Brian B. Blades (1906-1977). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21820678

2. Ensor CR, Russell SD, Wittstein IS, Conte JV. Capnocytophagia canimorsus sepsis in an asplenic heart transplant candidate with a left ventricular assist system. Prog Transplant. 2011 Jun;21(2):121-3.
Key words: heart transplantation, sepsis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21736240

3. Fackler M, Umbricht C, Williams D, Argani P, Cruz LA, Merino MF, Teo WW, Zhang Z, Huang P, Visvananthan K, Marks J, Ethier S, Gray JW, Wolff AC, Cope LM, Sukumar S. Genome-wide methylation analysis identifies genes specific to breast cancer hormone receptor status and risk of recurrence. Cancer Res. 2011 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: breast, methylation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21825015

4. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Baumgartner WA, Shah AS, Conte JV. Organ storage with University of Wisconsin solution is associated with improved outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Jun 15. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: heart transplantation, organ storage solution
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21683620

5. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Merlo CA, Kemp CD, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Association of operative time of day with outcomes after thoracic organ transplant. JAMA. 2011 Jun 1;305(21):2193-9.
Key words: thoracic organ transplant, outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21632483

6. Humphrey R, Brockway-Lunardi L, Bonk D, Dohoney KM, Doroshow JH, Meech SJ, Ratain MJ, Topalian SL, Pardoll D. Opportunities and challenges in the development of experimental drug combinations for cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011 Aug; 103(16):1-5.
Key words: clinical trials, combination therapies, melanoma
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21765011

7. Patel ND, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Allen JG, Alejo DE, Dietz HC, Cameron DE, Vricella LA. Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in Loeys-Dietz syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Aug;92(2):556-61.
Key words: Loeys-Dietz syndrome, aortic root replacement

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21801912

8. Rosenthal R, Katlic M, Zenilman ME, editors. Principles and Practice of Geriatric Surgery, 2nd Ed. Springer Verlag. August 2011.

9. Schoenhoff FS, Cameron DE, Matyas G, Carrel TP. Cardiovascular surgery in Marfan syndrome: implications of new molecular concepts in thoracic aortic disease. Future Cardiol. 2011 Jul;7(4):557-69.
Key words: Marfan syndrome, thoracic aortic disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21797750

10. Shah AS. Better than the lungs we are taking out. Arch Surg. 2011 Jun;146(6):645-6.
Key words: Lung transplantation

11. Tuffaha S, Quigley M, Ng T, Gorantla VS, Shores JT, Pullikottil B, Shestak C, Brandacher G, Lee WP. The effect of chondroitinase on nerve regeneration following composite tissue allotransplantaiton. J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: hand transplantation, peripheral nerve regeneration
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21788107

1. Ensor CR, Russell SD, Wittstein IS, Conte JV. Capnocytophagia canimorsus sepsis in an asplenic heart transplant candidate with a left ventricular assist system. Prog Transplant. 2011 Jun;21(2):121-3.
Key words: heart transplantation, sepsis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21736240

2. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Baumgartner WA, Shah AS, Conte JV. Organ storage with University of Wisconsin solution is associated with improved outcomes after orthotopic heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Jun 15. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: heart transplantation, organ storage solution
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21683620

3. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Merlo CA, Kemp CD, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Association of operative time of day with outcomes after thoracic organ transplant.
JAMA. 2011 Jun 1;305(21):2193-9.]
Key words: thoracic organ transplant, outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21632483

4. Shah AS. Better than the lungs we are taking out. Arch Surg. 2011 Jun;146(6):645-6.
Key words: Lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21690441

1. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Robinson CW, Gibbs KW, Orens JB, Merlo CA, Shah AS. Severe acute kidney injury according to the RIFLE (risk, injury, failure, loss, end stage) criteria affects mortality in lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 May 25 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: kidney injury, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21620737

2. George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Merlo CA, Kemp CD, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV, Shah AS. Association of operative time of day with outcomes after thoracic organ transplant. JAMA. 2011 Jun 1;305(21):2193-9.
Key words: thoracic organ transplant, outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21632483

3. Ghosh B, Leach SD. P53: Guardian of pancreatic epithelial identity. Cell Cycle. 2011 June 1; 10(11): 1717.
Key words: Pancreas, Acini, p53, EMT
http://www.landesbioscience.com/journals/cc/CC10-11-News%20and%20Views-Ghosh.pdf
PMID: 21597331

4. Haut ER, Pronovost PJ. Surveillance bias in outcomes reporting. JAMA. 2011 Jun 15;305(23): 2462-3.
Key words: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Surveillance bias, outcomes
http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/305/23/2462?etoc
PMID: 21673300

5. Shockney L, Shapiro G. 100 Questions and Answers about Metastatic Breast Cancer, Second Edition . Jones & Bartlett Publishing. June 2011.

6. Starling RC, Naka Y, Boyle AJ, Gonzalez-Stawinski G, John R, Jorde U, Russell SD, Conte JV, Aaronson KD, McGee EC Jr, Cotts WG, Denofrio D, Pham DT, Farrar DJ, Pagani FD. Results of the Post-U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approval study with a continuous flow left ventricular assist device as a bridge to heart transplantation a prospective study using the INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 May 10;57(19):1890-8.
Key words: Left ventricular device, INTERMACS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21545946

1. Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Alejo DE, Merlo CA, Baumgartner WA, Cameron DE, Shah AS. Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Score predicts hospital charges and resource use after aortic valve replacement. t. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Apr 15. [Epub ahead of print]]
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Score, aortic valve replacement, hospital costs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21497834

2. Bahrainwala ZS, Grega MA, Hogue CW, Baumgartner WA, Selnes OA, McKhann GM, Gottesman RF. Intraoperative hemoglobin levels and transfusion independently predict stroke after cardiac operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;91(4):1113-8]
Key words: Blood Transfusion, Stroke, Cardiac Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21440132

3. Balch CM, Shanafelt TS. The dynamic tension between success in a surgical career and personal wellness: How can we succeed in a stressful environment and a "culture of bravado." Ann Surg Oncol 2011;18 (5):1213-1216.
Key words: surgical career, personal wellness, burnout
http://www.springerlink.com/content/x4323t32387w1487/
PMID: 21369737

4. Gluckman TJ, McLean RC, Schulman SP, Kickler TS, Shapiro EP, Conte JV, McNicholas KW, Segal JB, Rade JJ. Effects of aspirin responsiveness and platelet reactivity on early vein graft thrombosis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Mar 1;57(9):1069-77.
Key words: aspirin, vein graft thrombosis, coronary artery bypass graft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21349398

5. Hannan MM, Husain S, Mattner F, Danziger-Isakov L, Drew RJ, Corey GR, Schueler S, Holman WL, Lawler LP, Gordon SM, Mahon NG, Herre JM, Gould K, Montoya JG, Padera RF, Kormos RL, Conte JV, Mooney ML. Working formulation for the standardization of definitions of infections in patients using ventricular assist devices. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Apr;30(4):375-84.
Key words: infections, ventricular assist devices
PMID: 21419995 [PubMed - in process]

6. Patel ND, Arnaoutakis GJ, George TJ, Allen JG, Alejo DE, Dietz HC, Cameron DE, Vricella LA. Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in children: intermediate-term results. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;12(3):415-9, discussion 419. Epub 2010 Nov 30.
Key words: aortic root replacement
PMID: 21118834

7. Sbaity E, Jacobs LK. Reoperative Sentinel Lymph Node Surgery. Curr Breast Cancer Rep 2011;3(2):117-123.
Key words: breast cancer-sentinel lymph node biopsy-recurrence

8. Schaffer JM, Arnaoutakis GJ, Allen JG, Weiss ES, Patel ND, Russell SD, Shah AS, Conte JV. Bleeding complications and blood product utilization with left ventricular assist device implantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):740-9.
Key words: bleeding complications, blood utilization, left ventricular assist device
PMID: 21352991

9. Spaeder MC, Carson KA, Vricella LA, Alejo DE, Holmes KW. Impact of the Viral Respiratory Season on Postoperative Outcomes in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. . Pediatr Cardiol. 2011 Apr 11.
[Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Viral respiratory, pediatric cardiac surgery
PMID: 21479907

10. Starling RC, Naka Y, Boyle AJ, Gonzalez-Stawinski G, John R, Jorde U, Russell SD, Conte JV, Aaronson KD, McGee EC Jr, Cotts WG, Denofrio D, Pham DT, Farrar DJ, Pagani FD. Results of the Post-U.S. Food and Drug Administration-Approval Study With a Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device as a Bridge to Heart Transplantation A Prospective Study Using the INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 May 10;57(19):1890-8.
Key words: Left ventricular device, INTERMACS
PMID: 21545946.

11. Thompson JF, Soong SJ, Balch CM, Gershenwald JE, Ding S, COit DG, Flaherty KT, Gimotty PA, Johnson T, Johnson M, Leong SP, Ross MI, Byrd DR, Cascinelli N, Cochran AJ, Eggermont AM, McMasters KM, Mihm, Jr. MC, Morton DL, Sondak VK. The prognostic significance of mitotic rate in localized primary cutaneous melanoma: an analysis of patients in the multi-institutional AJCC melanoma staging database. J. Clin. Oncol. Published online April 25, 2011.
Key words: primary cutaneous melanoma, mitotic rate
PMID: 21519009
http://jco.ascopubs.org/cgi/doi/10.1200/JCO.2010.31.5812

12. Wang Y, Meeker AK, Kowalski J, Tsai HL, Somervell H, Heaphy C, Sangenario LE, Prasad N, Westra WH, Zeiger MA, Umbricht CB. Telomere length is related to alternative splice patterns of telomerase in thyroid tumors. Am J Pathol 2011; in press.
Key words: telomere-FISH,telomerase, hTERT splice variants, thyroid tumors

13. Whitman GJ, Disesa VJ. Transfusions in cardiac surgery. Arch Surg. 2011 Apr;146(4):481-2. No abstract available.
Key words: blood transfusion, cardiac surgery
PMID: 21502460 [PubMed - in process]

1. Balch CM, Shanafelt TS. The dynamic tension between success in a surgical career and personal wellness: How can we succeed in a stressful environment and a "culture of bravado." Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May;18(5):1213-6.
Key words: surgical career, personal wellness, burnout
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21369737

2. Dyrbye LN, Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Satele D, Sloan J, Freischlag J. Relationship between work-home conflicts and burnout among American surgeons: a comparison by sex. Arch Surg. 2011 Feb;146(2):211-7.
Key words: burnout, surgeon conflicts
http://archsurg.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/146/2/211
PMID: 21339435

3. Kandil E, Gilson MM, Alabbas HH, Tufaro AP, Dackiw A, Tufano RP. Survival implications of cervical lymphadenectomy in patients with medullary thyroid cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Apr 18(4):1028-34.
Key words: medullary thyroid cancer, lymph nodes, lymphadenectomy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21046269

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