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July 2015
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1. Arhuidese IJ, Obeid T, Hicks C, Qazi U, Botchey I, Zarkowsky DS, Reifsnyder T, Malas MB. Vascular access modifies the protective effect of obesity on survival in hemodialysis patients. Surgery. Accepted May 2015. In press
Key words: Vascular access, Obesity paradox, Hemodialysis, Body mass index, Arteriovenous fistula, survival
No PMID available

2. Arhuidese IJ, Salami A, Obeid T, Qazi U, Abularrage CJ, Black JH, Perler BA, Malas MB. The age effect in increasing operative mortality following delay in elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Ann Vasc Surg. Accepted April 2015. In press
Key words: Abdominal aortic aneurysm, Aneurysm, Mortality, Delay, Age
No PMID available

3. Baumgartner WA. 50th Anniversary Perspective on Lower, RR, Dong E, Shumway NE. Suppression of Rejection Crises in the Cardiac Homograft. Ann Thorac Surg 1965;1:645-9. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 May;99(5):1497-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.030.
Key words: Rejection, cardiac homograft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25952188

4. Gaynor JW, Stopp C, Wypij D, Andropoulos DB, Atallah J, Atz AM, Beca J, Donofrio MT, Duncan K, Ghanayem NS, Goldberg CS, Hövels-Gürich H, Ichida F, Jacobs JP, Justo R, Latal B, Li JS, Mahle WT, McQuillen PS, Menon SC, Pemberton VL, Pike NA, Pizarro C, Shekerdemian LS, Synnes A, Williams I, Bellinger DC, Newburger JW; International Cardiac Collaborative on Neurodevelopment (ICCON) Investigators. Neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infancy. Pediatrics. 2015 May;135(5):816-25. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-3825.
Key words: Neurodevelopmental outcomes, cardiac surgery, infancy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25917996

5. Gillinov AM, Gelijns AC, Parides MK, DeRose JJ Jr, Moskowitz AJ, Voisine P, Ailawadi G, Bouchard D, Smith PK, Mack MJ, Acker MA, Mullen JC, Rose EA, Chang HL, Puskas JD, Couderc JP, Gardner TJ, Varghese R, Horvath KA, Bolling SF, Michler RE, Geller NL, Ascheim DD, Miller MA, Bagiella E, Moquete EG, Williams P, Taddei-Peters WC, O'Gara PT, Blackstone EH, Argenziano M; Siegenthaler,M CTSN Investigators.Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation during mitral-valve surgery. N Engl J Med. 2015 Apr 9;372(15):1399-409. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1500528. Epub 2015 Mar 16.
Key words: Ablation, atrial fibrillation, mitral-valve surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25853744

6. Grimm JC, Valero V 3rd, Kilic A, Magruder JT, Merlo CA, Shah PD, Shah AS. Association between prolonged graft ischemia and primary graft failure or survival following lung transplantation. JAMA Surg. 2015 Apr 15. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.12. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: graft ischemia, primary graft failure, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25874575

7. Karl TR, Quintessenza J, Jacobs J. Anatomic repair for congenitally corrected transposition: the promise and the reality. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Apr 15. pii: ezv122. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: congenitally corrected transposition
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25877949

8. Khan MS, Bryant R 3rd, Kim SH, Hill KD, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Pasquali SK, Morales DL. Contemporary outcomes of surgical repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in patients with heterotaxy syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(15)00243-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.035. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: surgical repair total anomalous pulmonary venous connection, heterotaxy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25912749

9. Martucci VL, Emaminia A, Del Rivero J, Lechan RM, Magoon BT, Galia A, Fojo T, Leung S, Lorusso R, Jimenez C, Shulkin BL, Audibert JL, Adams KT, Rosing DR, Vaidya A, Dluhy RG, Horvath KA, Pacak K. Succinate dehydrogenase gene mutations in cardiac paragangliomas. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Mar 24. pii: S0002-9149(15)00975-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.03.020. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Succinate Dehydrogenase, Cardiac Paragangliomas
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25896150

10. Mavroudis C, Jonas RA, Bove EL. Personal glimpses into the evolution of truncus arteriosus repair. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2015 Apr;6(2):226-38. doi: 10.1177/2150135115572375.
Key words: truncus arteriousus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25870342

11. Obeid T, Arnaoutakis DJ, Arhuidese I, Qazi U, Abularrage CJ, Black J, Perler B, Malas M. Post-stent ballooning is associated with increased periprocedural stroke and death rate in carotid artery stenting. J VASC SURG 2015 Jun. Accepted: In Press
Key words: Carotid post-stent ballooning angioplasty stroke death stenting endarterectomy
No PMID Available

12. Pasquali SK, He X, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Gaies MG, Shah SS, Hall M, Gaynor JW, Peterson ED, Mayer JE, Hirsch-Romano JC. Measuring hospital performance in congenital heart surgery: administrative versus clinical registry data. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Mar;99(3):932-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.10.069. Epub 2015 Jan 24.
Key words: congenital heart surgery, administrative versus clinical registry data
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25624057

1. Al Efishat M, Wolfgang CL, Weiss MJ. Stage III pancreatic cancer and the role of irreversible electroporation. BMJ. 2015 Mar 18;350:h521. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h521.
Key words: Stage III pancreatic cancer, locally advanced pancreatic cancer, IRE, irreversible electroporation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25787829

2. Arnaoutakis DJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Abularrage CJ, Beaulieu RJ, Shah AS, Cameron DE, Black JH 3rd.Cohort-comparison of thoracic endovascular aortic repair with open thoracic aortic repair using modern end-organ preservation strategies. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Mar 7. pii: S0890-5096(15)00153-3. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2015.01.007.
Key words: endovascular aortic repair
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25757992

3. Cohen JE, Landis P, Trock BJ, Patel HD, Ball MW, Auwaerter PG, Schaeffer E, Carter HB. Fluoroquinolone resistance in the rectal carriage of men in an active surveillance cohort: longitudinal analysis. J Urol. 2015 Feb;193(2):552-6.
Key words: prostate cancer, antibiotic resistance
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25111911

4. Gillinov AM, Gelijns AC, Parides MK, DeRose JJ Jr, Moskowitz AJ, Voisine P, Ailawadi G, Bouchard D, Smith PK, Mack MJ, Acker MA, Mullen JC, Rose EA, Chang HL, Puskas JD, Couderc JP, Gardner TJ, Varghese R, Horvath KA, Bolling SF, Michler RE, Geller NL, Ascheim DD, Miller MA, Bagiella E, Moquete EG, Williams P, Taddei-Peters WC, O'Gara PT, Blackstone EH, Argenziano M; CTSN Investigators. Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation during mitral-valve surgery. N Engl J Med. 2015 Apr 9;372(15):1399-409. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1500528.
Key words: ablation, atrial fibrillation, mitral valve surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25774765

5. Grimm JC, Beaulieu RJ, Kemp CD, Pierorazio PM, Shah AS, Black JH. Palliative iliac vein-to-right atrium bypass in a patient with a prior vena cava ligation for invasive renal cell carcinoma. J Vasc Surg Cases. 2015;1:6-8.
Key words: iliac vein-to-right atrium bypass, renal cell carcinoma
http://www.jvascsurgcases.org/article/S2352-667X(14)00002-2/abstract
no PMID available

6. Groen RS, Trelles M, Caluwaerts S, Papillon-Smith J, Noor S, Qudsia B, Ndelema B, Kondo KM, Wong EG, Patel HD, Kushner AL. A cross-sectional study of indications for cesarean deliveries in Médecins Sans Frontières facilities across 17 countries. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015 Feb 28. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.12.008 (In press; no assigned issue).
Key words: cesarean section, global surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25770352

7. Hijazi ZM, Ruiz CE, Zahn E, Ringel R, Aldea GS, Bacha EA, Bavaria J, Bolman RM 3rd, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Feldman T, Fullerton D, Horlick E, Mack MJ, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Trento A, Tommaso CL. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS Operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, part iii: pulmonic valve. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Mar 17. pii: S0735-1097(15)00652-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.02.031.
Key words: Transcatheter Valve Repair, Pulmonic Valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25819263

8. Kates M, Ball MW, Patel HD, Gorin MA, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME. The financial impact of robotic technology for partial and radical nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2015 Mar;29(3):317-22.
Key words: nephrectomy, robotic surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25167378

9. Kilic A, Grimm JC, Whitman GJ, Shah AS, Mandal K, Conte JV, Sciortino CM. The survival benefit of simultaneous heart-kidney transplantation extends beyond dialysis-dependent patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr;99(4):1321-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.026. Epub 2015 Feb 21.
Key words: heart-kidney transplantation, dialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25707587

10. Merlo CA, Clark SC, Arnaoutakis GJ, Yonan N, Thomas D, Simon A, Thompson R, Thomas H, Orens J, Shah AS. National healthcare delivery systems influence lung transplant outcomes for cystic fibrosis. Am J Transplant. 2015 Mar 24. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13226
Key words: Lung transplant outcomes, cystic fibrosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25809545

11. Nagarajan N, Gupta S, Shresthra S, Varadaraj V, Devkota S, Ranjit A, Nwomeh BC. Unmet surgical needs in children: a household survey in Nepal. Pediatric Surgery International. 2015 April ; 31(4):389-395.
Key words: global surgery, international pediatric surgery, surgery in developing countries, public health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25700687

12. Nagarajan N, Najafian A, Schneider EB, Zeiger MA, Olson MT. Conventional smears versus liquid based preparations for thyroid fine needle aspirates: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology. 2015 Feb [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: thyroid, endocrine surgery, thyroid FNA
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213294515000381
No PMID available

13. Patel HD, Ball MW, Cohen JE, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME Morbidity of urologic surgical procedures: an analysis of rates, risk factors, and outcomes. Urology. 2015 Mar;85(3):552-60.
Key words: urology, complications
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25733265

14. Patel HD, Humphreys E, Trock BJ, Han M, Carter HB. Practice patterns and individual variability of surgeons performing radical prostatectomy at a high volume academic center. J Urol. 2015 Mar;193(3):812-9.
Key words: radical prostatectomy, practice variation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25196659

15. Steiner ME, Ness PM, Assmann SF, Triulzi DJ, Sloan SR, Delaney M, Granger S, Bennett-Guerrero E, Blajchman MA, Scavo V, Carson JL, Levy JH, Whitman G, D'Andrea P, Pulkrabek S, Ortel TL, Bornikova L, Raife T, Puca KE, Kaufman RM, Nuttall GA, Young PP, Youssef S, Engelman R, Greilich PE, Miles R, Josephson CD, Bracey A, Cooke R, McCullough J, Hunsaker R, Uhl L, McFarland JG, Park Y, Cushing MM, Klodell CT, Karanam R, Roberts PR, Dyke C, Hod EA, Stowell CP. Effects of red-cell storage duration on patients undergoing cardiac surgery. N Engl J Med. 2015 Apr 9;372(15):1419-29. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1414219.
Key words: red-cell storage duration, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25853746

1. Arnan MK, Hsieh TC, Yeboah J, Bertoni AG, Burke GL, Bahrainwala Z, Grega MA, Baumgartner WA, Gottesman RF. Postoperative blood urea nitrogen is associated with stroke in cardiac surgical patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb 12. pii: S0003-4975(14)02198-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.11.034. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood urea nitrogen, stroke, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25683323

2. Asante-Korang A, Amankwah EK, Lopez-Cepero M, Ringewald J, Carapellucci J, Krasnopero D, Berg A, Quintessenza J, Jacobs JP. Outcomes in highly sensitized pediatric heart transplant patients using current management strategies. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Feb;34(2):175-81. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2014.09.027. Epub 2014 Sep 28.
Key words: highly sensitized pediatric heart transplant patients
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25447583

3. Bajona P, Salizzoni S, Vandenberghe S, Bruce CJ, Speziali G, Zehr KJ. The balloon plug concept" for tricuspid valve repair: ex vivo proof of concept. Innovations (Phila). 2015 Jan-Feb;10(1):27-32. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000124.
Key words: tricuspid valve repair, balloon plug concept, ex vivo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25628253

4. Cameron D Surgery for congenital diseases of the aorta. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Feb;149(2 Suppl):S14-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.10.084. Epub 2014 Oct 23.
Key words: congential disease, aorta
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25726075

5. Cason M, Naik A, Grimm JC, Hanna D, Faraone L, Brookman JC, Shah A, Hanna MN. The efficacy and safety of epidural-based analgesia in a case series of patients undergoing lung transplantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Feb;29(1):126-32. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.07.023. Epub 2014 Nov 7.
Key words: epidural-based analgesia, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440655

6. Duncan DR, Chen PY, Patterson JT, Lee YU, Hibino N, Cleary M, Naito Y, Yi T, Gilliland T, Kurobe H, Church SN, Shinoka T, Fahmy TM, Simons M, Breuer CK. TGF?R1 Inhibition Blocks the Formation of Stenosis in Tissue-Engineered Vascular Graft Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Feb 10;65(5):512-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.08.057. No abstract available.
Key words: TGFBR1, engineered vascular graft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25660932

7. Grimm JC, Parsee AM, Brinker JA, Birenbaum I, Biewer JE, Sheinberg RB, Sciortino CM. Utilization of AngioVac and snare for eradication of a mobile right atrial thrombus. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb;99(2):698-700. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.060.
Key words: AngioVac, Snare, right atrial thrombus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25639413

8. Grimm JC, Valero V 3rd, Kilic A, Crawford TC, Conte JV, Merlo CA, Shah PD, Shah AS. Preoperative performance status impacts perioperative morbidity and mortality after lung transplantation.Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb;99(2):482-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.038. Epub 2014 Dec 18 [PubMed - in process].
Key words: preoperative performance status, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25528724

9. Hibino N, Mejias D, Pietris N, Dean E, Yi T, Best C, Shinoka T, Breuer C. The innate immune system contributes to tissue-engineered vascular graft performance. FASEB J. 2015 Feb 20. pii: fj.14-268334. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: immune system, tissue-engineered vascular graft
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2571302

10. Katz NM. Innovative strategy for severe left ventricular failure without use of a left ventricular assist device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Feb;149(2):606. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.10.121. Epub 2014 Nov 6. No abstract available.
Key words: left ventricular failure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25726883

11. Kilic A, Grimm JC, Whitman GJ, Shah AS, Mandal K, Conte JV, Sciortino CM. The survival benefit of simultaneous heart-kidney transplantation extends beyond dialysis-dependent patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb 21. pii: S0003-4975(14)01839-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.026. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart-kidney transplantation, dialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25707587

12. Korus LJ, Cypel T, Zhong T, Wu AW. Patient-reported outcome measures in reconstructive breast surgery: is there a role for generic measures? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar;135(3):479e-90e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000954
Key words: Quality of life, survey, patient reported outcome, breast cancer, plastic surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25719712

13. Rickard J, Johnston DR, Price J, Tedford R, Baranowski B, Bassiouny M, Cantillon D, Grimm RA, Tang WH, Varma N, Wilkoff BL. Reverse ventricular remodeling and long-term survival in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization with surgically versus percutaneously placed left ventricular pacing leads. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Mar;12(3):517-23. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.11.013. Epub 2014 Nov 13.
Key words: ventricular remodeling, cardiac resynchronization, ventricular pacing leads
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25460866

14. Siddiqui ZK, Zuccarelli R, Durkin N, Wu AW, Brotman DJ. Changes in patient satisfaction related to hospital renovation: Experience with a new clinical building. J Hosp Med. 2015 Mar;10(3):165-71. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2297. Epub 2015 Feb 5.
Key words: patient satisfaction, survey, hospital, patient experience, quality of care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25652720

15. Strange G, Brizard C, Karl TR, Neethling L. An evaluation of Admedus' tissue engineering process-treated (ADAPT) bovine pericardium patch (CardioCel) for the repair of cardiac and vascular defects. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2015 Mar;12(2):135-41. doi: 10.1586/17434440.2015.985651. Epub 2014 Nov 28.
Key words: Admedus tissue engineering, bovine pericardiac patch (CardioCel), cardiac defects, vascular defects
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25431988

1. Al-Jughiman MK, Al-Omair MA, Van Arsdell GS, Morell VO, Jacobs ML. D-Transposition of the great arteries with ventricular septal defect and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (D-TGA/VSD/LVOTO): A survey of perceptions, preferences, and experience. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Feb 3.
Key words: D-TGA, VSD, LVOT
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25645096

2. Azar FK, Lee SL, Rosen JE. Medullary thyroid cancer: an update for surgeons. Am Surg. 2015 Jan;81(1):1-8.
Key words: medullary thyroid cancer, review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25569037

3. Bajona P, Salizzoni S, Vandenberghe S, Bruce CJ, Speziali G, Zehr KJ. "The balloon plug concept" for tricuspid valve repair: ex vivo proof of concept. Innovations (Phila). 2015 Jan-Feb;10(1):27-32. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000124.
Key words: tricuspid valve repair
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25628253

4. Grimm JC, Lui C, Kilic A, Valero V 3rd, Sciortino CM, Whitman GJ, Shah AS. A risk score to predict acute renal failure in adult patients after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan;99(1):251-7. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.07.073.
Key words: risk score, acute renal failure, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440281

5. Grimm JC, Parsee AM, Brinker JA, Birenbaum I, Biewer JE, Sheinberg RB, Sciortino CM. Utilization of AngioVac and Snare for eradication of a mobile right atrial thrombus. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):698-700. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.060.
Key words: AngioVac, Snare, right atrial thrombus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25639413

6. Grimm JC, Valero V 3rd, Kilic A, Crawford TC, Conte JV, Merlo CA, Shah PD, Shah AS. Preoperative performance status impacts perioperative morbidity and mortality after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb;99(2):482-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.038.
Key words: preoperative performance status, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25528724

7. Jacobs JP. The science of assessing the outcomes and improving the quality of the congenital and paediatric cardiac care.Curr Opin Cardiol. 2015 Jan;30(1):100-111.
Key words: pediatric congenital cardiac care, quality, outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25469591

8. Kaufman RM, Djulbegovic B, Gernsheimer T, Kleinman S, Tinmouth AT, Capocelli KE, Cipolle MD, Cohn CS, Fung MK, Grossman BJ, Mintz PD, O'Malley BA, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Shander A, Stack GE, Webert KE, Weinstein R, Welch BG, Whitman GJ, Wong EC, Tobian AA. Platelet Transfusion: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the AABB. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Feb 3;162(3):205-13. doi: 10.7326/M14-1589.
Key words: platelet transfusion, clinical practice guideline
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25383671

9. Kurkluoglu M, Engle AM, Costello JP, Hibino N, Zurakowski D, Jonas RA, Berger JT, Nath DS. Single center experience on dosing and adverse events of recombinant factor seven use for bleeding after congenital heart surgery. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2015 Jan;27(1):18-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2014.05.001. Epub 2014 May 20.
Key words: Factor VII, Bleeding
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25544818

10. Maleszewski JJ, Tazelaar HD, Horcher HM, Hinkamp TJ, Conte JV, Porterfield JK, Halushka MK. IgG4-related disease of the aortic valve: a report of two cases and review of the literature. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2015 Jan-Feb;24(1):56-9. doi: 10.1016/j.carpath.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Sep 28. [PubMed - in process]
Key words: IgG4, aortic valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25283128

11. Mavroudis C, Stulak JM, Ad N, Siegel A, Giamberti A, Harris L, Backer CL, Tsao S, Dearani JA, Weerasena N, Deal BJ. Prophylactic atrial arrhythmia surgical procedures with congenital heart operations: review and recommendations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan;99(1):352-359. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.07.026. Epub 2014 Nov 15. Review.
Key words: atrial arrhythmia surgery, congenital heart disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25442995

12. Melchiorri AJ, Hibino N, Yi T, Lee YU, Sugiura T, Tara S, Shinoka T, Breuer C, Fisher JP. Contrasting biofunctionalization strategies for the enhanced endothelialization of biodegradable vascular grafts.
Biomacromolecules. 2015 Feb 9;16(2):437-46.
Key words: Tissue engineering, Vascular grafts
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25545620

13. Novick W, Karl TR. Dr William Novick (Founder and Medical Director of International Children's Heart Foundation), speaks to associate editor Dr Tom R. Karl. Cardiol Young. 2015 Jan;25(1):1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1047951114002145. Epub 2014 Nov 10. No abstract available. [PubMed - in process]
Key words: William Novick, International Childrens Heart Foundation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25381902

14. Pasquali SK, He X, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Gaies MG, Shah SS, Hall M, Gaynor JW, Peterson ED, Mayer JE, Hirsch-Romano JC. Measuring hospital performance in congenital heart surgery: administrative versus clinical registry data. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(14)02089-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.10.069. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: congenital heart surgery performance, administrative data, clinical registry data
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25624057

15. Prabhu S, Ramakrishnan K, Alphonso N, McCaffery K, Anderson B, Karl T. Successful lysis of bilateral renal vein thrombosis following neonatal truncus repair.World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2015 Jan;6(1):115-8. doi: 10.1177/2150135114553477.
Key words: renal vein thrombosis, neonatal truncus repair
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25548357

1. Azar FK, Lee SL, Rosen JE. Medullary thyroid cancer: an update for surgeons. Am Surg. 2015 Jan;81(1):1-8.
Key words: medullary thyroid cancer, review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25569037

2. Gandhi RR, Overton TL, Haut ER, Lau BD, Vallier HA, Rohs T, Hasenboehler E, Lee JK, Alley D, Watters J, Rogers FB, Shafi S. Optimal timing of femur fracture stabilization in polytrauma patients: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST). Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2014 Nov;77(5):787-795.
Key words: practice management guideline, fracture stabilization
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25494434

3. Grimm JC, Valero V 3rd, Kilic A, Crawford TC, Conte JV, Merlo CA, Shah PD, Shah AS. Preoperative performance status impacts perioperative morbidity and mortality after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec 18. pii: S0003-4975(14)01900-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.09.038. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: preoperative performance status, lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25528724

4. Jacobs JP. The science of assessing the outcomes and improving the quality of the congenital and paediatric cardiac care. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2015 Jan;30(1):100-111.
Key words: pediatric congenital cardiac care, quality, outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25469591

5. Jacobs ML. Pediatric cardiac surgery: the long view. Circulation. 2014 Dec 23. pii: CIRCULATION AHA.114.014318. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: pediatric cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25538228

6. Kurkluoglu M, Engle AM, Costello JP, Hibino N, Zurakowski D, Jonas RA, Berger JT, Nath DS. Single center experience on dosing and adverse events of recombinant factor seven use for bleeding after congenital heart surgery. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2015 Jan;27(1):18-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2014.05.001. Epub 2014 May 20.
Key words: recp,bomamt factor seven, bleeding, congenital heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25544818

7. Lau BD, Streiff MB, Kraus PS, Hobson DB, Shaffer DL, Shihab HM, Haut ER. No evidence to support ambulation for reducing postoperative venous thromboembolism. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014 Nov;219(5):1101-3.
Key words: venous thromboembolism,ambulation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440037

8. Lau BD, Haider AH, Streiff MB, Lehmann CU, Kraus PS, Hobson DB, Carolan HT, Pronovost PJ, Haut ER. Eliminating disparities in provision of care for hospitalized patients using integrated computerized clinical decision support. Medical Care. 2015;53(1):18-24.
Key words: disparities, venous thromboembolism, informatics, decision support
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25373403

9. Maleszewski JJ, Tazelaar HD, Horcher HM, Hinkamp TJ, Conte JV, Porterfield JK, Halushka MK. IgG4-related disease of the aortic valve: a report of two cases and review of the literature. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2015 Jan-Feb;24(1):56-9. doi: 10.1016/j.carpath.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Sep 28.
Key words: IgG4, aortic valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25283128

10. Miskulin DC, Tangri N, Bandeen-Roche K, Zhou J, McDermott A, Meyer KB, Ephraim PL, Michels WM, Jaar BG, Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Sozio SM, Shafi T, Wu AW, Cook C, Boulware LE; Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness (DEcIDE)Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators.Intravenous iron exposure and mortality in patients on hemodialysis. Clin J AmSoc Nephrol. 2014 Nov 7;9(11):1930-9. doi: 10.2215/CJN.03370414. Epub 2014 Oct15.
Key words: End Stage Renal Disease, Anemia, intravenous iron, hemodialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25318751; PMC4220761

11. Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME. Balancing cardiovascular (CV) and cancer death among patients with small renal mass: modification by CV Risk. BJU Int. 2015 Jan;115(1):58-64. doi: 10.1111/bju.12719.
Key words: small renal mass, competing risks
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24589376

12. Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Gorin MA, Jayram G, Ball MW, Hyams ES, Allaf ME. Comorbidities and causes of death in the management of localized T1a kidney cancer: development of a simplified comorbidity risk index. Int J Urol 2014 Nov;21(11):1086-92.
Key words: early-stage kidney cancer, comorbidities
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24931430

13. Snyder CF, Blackford AL, Sussman J, Bainbridge D, Howell D, Seow HY, CarducciMA, Wu AW. Identifying changes in scores on the EORTC-QLQ-C30 representing a change in patients' supportive care needs. Qual Life Res. 2014 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
Key words: Quality of life, Patient reported outcomes, interpretation, cancer, supportive care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25398495

14. Wong A, Kraus PS, Lau BD, Streiff MB, Haut ER, Hobson DB, Shermock KM. Patient perspectives on the non-administration of pharmacological venous thromboembolism prophylaxis at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2015 Feb;10(2):108-11.
Key words: venous thromboembolism; patient preferences
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25418208

15. Wu AW, Kavanagh KT, Pronovost PJ, Bates DW. Conflict of interest. Dr Charles Denham and the Journal of Patient Safety. J Patient Saf. 2014 Dec;10(4):181-5.doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000144.
Key words: Conflict of interest, quality of care, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25408235

1. Blue ME, Wilson MA, Beaty CA, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Haggerty KA, Jones M, Brawn J, Manmohan S, Lange MS, Johnston MV, Baumgartner WA, Troncoso JC. Brain injury in canine models of cardiac surgery.J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2014 Dec;73(12):1134-43. doi: 10.1097/NEN.0000000000000134.
Key words: Brain injury, cardiac surgery, canine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25383634

2. Cason M, Naik A, Grimm JC, Hanna D, Faraone L, Brookman JC, Shah A, Hanna MN. The efficacy and safety of epidural-based analgesia in a case series of patients undergoing lung transplantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Nov 7. pii: S1053-0770(14)00347-4. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.07.023.
Key words: Epidural-Based Analgesia, Lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440655

3. Grimm JC, Lui C, Kilic A, Valero V 3rd, Sciortino CM, Whitman GJ, Shah AS. A risk score to predict acute renal failure in adult patients after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(14)01716-0.
Key words: Risk Score, Acute Renal Failure, Lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440281

4. Gupta P, Jacobs JP, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, Gaynor JW, O'Brien SM, He M, Sheng S, Schexnayder SM, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Imamura M, Jacobs ML. Epidemiology and outcomes after in-hospital cardiac arrest after pediatric cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec;98(6):2138-44.
Key words: Epidemiology, in-hospital cardiac arrest, pediatric cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25443018

5. Jacobs JP. The science of assessing the outcomes and improving the quality of the congenital and paediatric cardiac care. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2015 Jan;30(1):100-111.
Key words: pediatric congenital cardiac care, quality, outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25469591

6. Massie AB, Luo X, Chow EK, Alejo JL, Desai NM, Segev DL. Survival benefit of primary deceased donor transplantation with high-KDPI kidneys. Am J Transplant. 2014 Oct;14(10):2310-6. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12830.
Key words: Clinical decision-making, clinical research/practice, epidemiology, graft survival, kidney transplantation/nephrology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ajt.12830/abstract
PMID:25139729

7. Miskulin DC, Tangri N, Bandeen-Roche K, Zhou J, McDermott A, Meyer KB, Ephraim PL, Michels WM, Jaar BG, Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Sozio SM, Shafi T, Wu AW, Cook C, Boulware LE; Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness (DEcIDE)Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Intravenous iron exposure and mortality in patients on hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Nov 7;9(11):1930-9.
Key words: Renal dialysis, intravenous iron
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25318751

8. Reardon MJ, Adams DH, Coselli JS, Deeb GM, Kleiman NS, Chetcuti S, Yakubov SJ, Heimansohn D, Hermiller J Jr, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Khabbaz K, Tadros P, Zorn GL 3rd, Merhi W, Heiser J, Petrossian G, Robinson N, Maini B, Mumtaz M, Lee JS, Gleason TG, Resar J, Conte J, Watson D, Chenoweth S, Popma JJ; CoreValve US Clinical Investigators. Self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement using alternative access sites in symptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis deemed extreme risk of surgery.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Dec;148(6):2869-2876.e7
Key words: self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement, aortic stenosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25152474

9. Rickard J, Johnston DR, Price J, Tedford R, Baranowski B, Bassiouny M, Cantillon D, Grimm R, Wilson Tang W, Varma N, Wilkoff BL. Reverse ventricular remodeling and long term survival in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization with surgically versus percutaneously placed left ventricular pacing leads.Heart Rhythm. 2014 Nov 13. pii: S1547-5271(14)01292-2.
Key words: chardiac resynchronization, left ventricular pacing leads
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25460866

10. Scialla JJ, Liu J, Crews DC, Guo H, Bandeen-Roche K, Ephraim PL, Tangri N,Sozio SM, Shafi T, Miskulin DC, Michels WM, Jaar BG, Wu AW, Powe NR, Boulware LE;DEcIDE Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. An instrumental variable approach finds no associated harm or benefit with early dialysis initiation in the United States. Kidney Int. 2014 Oct;86(4):798-809.
Key words: Chronic Kidney Disease, Renal dialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24786707

11. Smith PK, Puskas JD, Ascheim DD, Voisine P, Gelijns AC, Moskowitz AJ, Hung JW, Parides MK, Ailawadi G, Perrault LP, Acker MA, Argenziano M, Thourani V, Gammie JS, Miller MA, Pagé P, Overbey JR, Bagiella E, Dagenais F, Blackstone EH, Kron IL, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA, Moquete EG, Jeffries N, Gardner TJ, O'Gara PT, Alexander JH, Michler RE; Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network Investigators. Surgical treatment of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation. N Engl J Med. 2014 Dec 4;371(23):2178-88.
Key words: moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation, surgical treatment
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25405390

12. Snyder CF, Blackford AL, Sussman J, Bainbridge D, Howell D, Seow HY, Carducci MA, Wu AW. Identifying changes in scores on the EORTC-QLQ-C30 representing a change in patients' supportive care needs. Qual Life Res. 2014 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Quality of life, cancer
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25398495

13. Wu AW, Kavanagh KT, Pronovost PJ, Bates DW. Conflict of interest, Dr Charles Denham and the Journal of Patient Safety. J Patient Saf. 2014 Dec;10(4):181-5.doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000144.
Key words: Patient Safety, Conflict of interest
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25408235

14. Wu S, Duan N, Wisdom JP, Kravitz RL, Owen RR, Sullivan JG, Wu AW, Di Capua P,Hoagwood KE. Integrating science and engineering to implement evidence-based practices in health care settings. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2014 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Implementation science, Evidence based medicine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25217100

15. Zhu J, Li L, Zhao H, Han G, Wu AW, Weingart SN. Development of a patient safety climate survey for Chinese hospitals: cross-national adaptation and psychometric evaluation. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Oct;23(10):847-56. doi:
Key words: Safety culture, Survey
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24736029

1. Ajuba-Iwuji CC, Puttreddy S, Maxwell BG, Bembea M, Vricella L, Heitmiller E. Effect of preoperative angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and angiotensin ii receptor blocker use on hemodynamic variables in pediatric patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2014 Oct;5(4):515-21. doi: 10.1177/2150135114549748.
Key words: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, angiotensin ii receptor blocker, pediatrics, cardiopulmonary bypass
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25324247

2. Cope LM, Fackler MJ, Lopez-Bujanda Z, Wolff AC, Visvanathan K, Gray JW, Sukumar S, Umbricht CB. Do breast cancer cell lines provide a relevant model of the patient tumor methylome? PLoS ONE. 2014;9(8):e105545. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105545
Key words: Breast cancer, Cell lines, DNA methylation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25157401

3. Crompton JG, Nacev BA, Upham T, Azoury SC, Eil R, Cameron DE, Haider AH. Traumatic ventricular septal defect resulting in severe pulmonary hypertension. J Surg Case Rep. 2014 Oct 18;2014(10). pii: rju107. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rju107.
Key words: trauma, ventricular septal defect, pulmonary hypertension
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25326917

4. Fackler MJ, Lopez Bujanda Z, Umbricht C, Teo WW, Cho S, Zhang Z, et al. Novel methylated biomarkers and a robust assay to detect circulating tumor DNA in metastatic breast cancer. Cancer Res. 2014;74(8):2160-70. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-3392.
Key words: DNA Methylation; Tumor markers; Circulating DNA
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24737128

5. Fitch ZW, Duquaine D, Ohkuma R, Schneider EB, Whitman GJ. Hospital bed type, the electronic medical record, and safe bed elevation in the intensive care setting. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Nov 3. pii: 1062860614556743. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Bed elevation, cardiac surgery intensive care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25366326

6. Husain SA, Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, Hill KD, Kim S, Kane LC, Calhoon JH, Jacobs ML. Congenital heart operations performed in the first year of life: does geographic variation exist? Ann Thorac Surg. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep;98(3):912-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.127.
Key words: congenital heart operation, geography
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25038009

7. Jacobs JP, O'Brien SM, Pasquali SK, Kim S, Gaynor JW, Tchervenkov CI, Karamlou T, Welke KF, Lacour-Gayet F, Mavroudis C, Mayer JE Jr, Jonas RA, Edwards FH, Grover FL, Shahian DM, Jacobs ML. The importance of patient-specific preoperative factors: an analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep 25. pii: S0003-4975(14)01580-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.07.029. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Congenital Heart Surgery Database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25262395

8. John R, Aaronson KD, Pae WE, Acker MA, Hathaway DR, Najarian KB, Slaughter MS; HeartWare Bridge to Transplant ADVANCE Trial Investigators. Acker M, Jessup M, Woo J, Rame E, Najjar S, Chawla R, Cooper H, Ruiz G, Boyce S, Conte J, Russell SD, Shah A, Thinh Pham D, DeNofrio D, Rostegar H, Warner K Konstam M, Udelson J, Patel A, Kiernan M, Slaughter M, Birks E, Aggarwal S, Mallidi H, Gregoric I, Frazier OH, Kar B, Civitello A, Chaparro S, Bauerlein E, Jimenez-Carcamo F, Mallon S, Panos A, Pham S, Hershberger R, Icenogle T, Coletti A, Sandler D, Jeevanandam V, Raman J, Akhter S, Srivastava S, Anderson A, Kormos R, Teuteberg J, Bermudez C, Bhama J, Mathier M, MacNamara D, Ramani R, Simon M, Toyoda Y, Meyer D, Drazner M, Markham D, Milano C, Lodge A, Rogers J, Pae W, Boehmer J, Cavarocchi N, Popjes E, Silber D, Stephenson E, El-Banayosy A, Pagani F, Aaronson K, Oyer P, Robbins RC, Klodell C, Aranda J, Pauly D, Schofield R, Staples E, Hill J, Smedira N, Gonzalez-Stawinski G, Starling R, Sai-Sudhakar C, Crestanello J, Firstenberg M, Vesco P, Sun B, Vega D, Nguyen DQ, Wozniak T, Gradus-Pizlo I, Adnan M, McGee E, Cotts W, Lee R, Malaisrie C, Silvestry S, Moazami N, Morgan J, Williams M, Lanfear D, Czerska B, Nemeh H, Brewer RJ, John R, Francis G, Garry D, Martin C, Pritzker M, Eckman P, Tatooles A, Bhat G, Pappas P, Votapka T, Rongione A, Burton N, Desai S, Salerno C, Schleeter T, Heimansohn D, Pitts D, Walsh M, Goldstein D, D'Alessandro D, Maybaum S, Downey F, Crouch J, Hastings TE, Savitt M, Boyle AJ, Arabia F, Gopalan R, Kalya A, Scott R, Steidley E.Drive-line infections and sepsis in patients receiving the HVAD system as a left ventricular assist device. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Oct;33(10):1066-73. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2014.05.010. Epub 2014 Jun 4.
Key words: drive line infections, sepsis, HVAD, left
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25324246

9. Karamlou T, Jacobs ML, Pasquali S, He X, Hill K, O'Brien S, McMullan DM, Jacobs JP. Surgeon and center volume influence on outcomes after arterial switch operation: analysis of the STS Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014. Sep;98(3):904-11. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.093.
Key words: volume, outcome, arterial switch
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25069686

10. Kaufman RM, Djulbegovic B, Gernsheimer T, Kleinman S, Tinmouth AT, Capocelli KE, Cipolle MD, Cohn CS, Fung MK, Grossman BJ, Mintz PD, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Shander A, Stack GE, Webert KE, Weinstein R, Welch BG, Whitman GJ, Wong EC, Tobian AA. Platelet transfusion: a clinical practice guideline from the AABB. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Nov 11. doi: 10.7326/M14-1589. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Platelet transfusion, clinical practice guideline
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25383671

11. Mavroudis CD, Copelan A, Sokhandon F, Altshuler J. Hybrid repair of a ruptured right-sided aortic arch with an aberrant left subclavian artery arising from a diverticulum of kommerell: a case report. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2014 Oct;5(4):623-6. doi: 10.1177/2150135114544754.
Key words: Hybrid, aortic arch, diverticulum of Kommerell
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25324268

12. Aiyagari R, Rhodes JF, Shrader P, Radtke WA, Bandisode VM, Bergersen L, Gillespie MJ, Gray RG, Guey LT, Hill KD, Hirsch R, Kim DW, Lee KJ, Pelech AN, Ringewald J, Takao C, Vincent JA, Ohye RG; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Impact of pre-stage II hemodynamics and pulmonary artery anatomy on 12-month outcomes in the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Oct;148(4):1467-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.10.057.
Key words: Single ventricle, Pediatric Heart Network
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24332668

13. Mohiuddin MM, Singh AK, Corcoran PC, Hoyt RF, Thomas ML 3rd, Ayares D, Horvath KA. Genetically engineered pigs and target-specific immunomodulation provide significant graft survival and hope for clinical cardiac xenotransplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep;148(3):1106-13; discussion 1113-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.06.002.
Key words: cardiac xenotransplantation, immunomodulation, graft survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24998698

14. Poynter JA, Bondarenko I, Austin EH, DeCampli WM, Jacobs JP, Ziemer G, Kirshbom PM, Tchervenkov CI, Karamlou T, Blackstone EH, Walters HL 3rd, Gaynor JW, Mery CM, Pearl JM, Brothers JA, Caldarone CA, Williams WG, Jacobs ML, Mavroudis C; Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society AAOCA Working Group. Repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery in 113 patients: a congenital heart surgeons' society report. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2014 Oct;5(4):507-14. doi: 10.1177/2150135114540182.
Key words: anomalous aortic origin coronary artery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25324246

15. Timp W, Bravo HC, McDonald OG, Goggins M, Umbricht C, Zeiger M, et al. Large hypomethylated blocks as a universal defining epigenetic alteration in human solid tumors. Genome Medicine. 2014;6(8):61. doi: 10.1186/s13073-014-0061-y.
Key words: DNA methylation, Hypomethylated blocks, Heterochromatic Locks

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25191524

16. Tommaso CL, Fullerton DA, Feldman T, Dean LS, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Weiner BH, Zahn E, Cigarroa JE, Ruiz CE, Bavaria J, Mack MJ, Cameron DE, Bolman RM 3rd, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Trento A, Aldea GS, Bacha EA; Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions; American Association for Thoracic Surgery; American College of Cardiology; Society of Thoracic Surgeons. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement. Part II. Mitral valve. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug;98(2):765-77. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.002. Epub 2014 May 14.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair, transcatheter valve replacement, mitral valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24835557

1. Choudhury RA, Murayama KM, Neylan CJ, Savulionyte G, Glick HA, Williams NN, Dempsey DT, Dumon KR. Re-examining the BMI threshold for bariatric surgery in the USA. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Bariatric surgery, thresholds, BMI, Gastric bypass, Diet and exercise, Class I obesity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25297444

2. Dang H, Wang AS, Sussman MS, Siewerdsen JH, Stayman JW. dPIRPLE: a joint estimation framework for deformable registration and penalized-likelihood CT image reconstruction using prior images. Phys Med Biol. 2014 Sep 7;59(17):4799-826. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/59/17/4799. Epub 2014 Aug 6.
Key words: dPIRPLE, CT image reconstruction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25097144

3. Goldberg CS, Lu M, Sleeper LA, Mahle WT, Gaynor JW, Williams IA, Mussatto KA, Ohye RG, Graham EM, Frank DU, Jacobs JP, Krawczeski C, Lambert L, Lewis A, Pemberton VL, Sananes R, Sood E, Wechsler SB, Bellinger DC, Newburger JW; Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Factors associated with neurodevelopment for children with single ventricle lesions. J Pediatr. 2014 Sep;165(3):490-496.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.05.019. Epub 2014 Jun 19.
Key words: neurodevelopment, single ventricle lesions
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24952712

4. 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;4(4):349-55. doi: 10.1177/2150135113494228.
Key words: univentricular heart, fontan, outcome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24327626

5. Jacobs ML. Surgery for aortic valve disease in teenagers and young adults. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013 Oct;4(4):340-1. doi: 10.1177/2150135113505228. No abstract available.
Key words: aortic valve surgery, teenagers, young adults
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24327623

6. Kilic A, Grimm JC, Shah AS, Conte JV, Whitman GJ, Sciortino CM. An easily calculable and highly predictive risk index for postoperative renal failure after heart transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep;148(3):1099-104; discussion 1104-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.05.065. Epub 2014 Jun 6.
Key words: renal failure,heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24993619

7. Kilic A, Whitman GJ. Coronary bypass surgery: from variability to standardization? Curr Opin Cardiol. 2014 Nov;29(6):547-52. doi: 10.1097/HCO.0000000000000113.[Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Coronary bypass surgery, standardization
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25144340

8. Maleszewski JJ, Tazelaar HD, Horcher HM, Hinkamp TJ, Conte JV, Porterfield JK, Halushka MK. IgG4-related disease of the aortic valve: a report of two cases and review of the literature.IgG4-related disease of the aortic valve: a report of two cases and review of the literature. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2014 Sep 28. pii: S1054-8807(14)00085-4. doi: 10.1016/j.carpath.2014.08.001. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: IgG4, aortic valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25283128

9. Maxwell BG, Sheikh AY, Ajuba-Iwuji CC, Heitmiller ES, Vricella LA. Pulmonary vascular resistance index and mortality after paediatric heart transplant. Cardiol Young. 2014 Sep 23:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: pulmonary vascular resistance index, pediatric heart transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25245660

10. Murphy DJ, Pronovost PJ, Lehmann CU, Gurses AP, Whitman GJ, Needham DM, Berenholtz SM. Red blood cell transfusion practices in two surgical intensive care units: a mixed methods assessment of barriers to evidence-based practice. Transfusion. 2014 Oct;54(10pt2):2658-2667. doi: 10.1111/trf.12718. Epub 2014 May 21.
Key words: red blood cell transfusion, surgical intensive care, evidence based practice
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24846447

11. Pasquali SK, He X, Jacobs ML, Shah SS, Peterson ED, Gaies MG, Hall M, Gaynor JW, Hill KD, Mayer JE, Li JS, Jacobs JP. Excess costs associated with complications and prolonged length of stay after congenital heart surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep 4. pii: S0003-4975(14)01315-0. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.032. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25201725

12. Stehlik J, Stevenson LW, Edwards LB, Crespo-Leiro MG, Delgado JF, Dorent R, Frigerio M, Macdonald P, MacGowan GA, Nanni Costa A, Rogers JG, Shah AS, Taylor R, Venkateswaran RV, Mehra MR. Organ allocation around the world: insights from the ISHLT International Registry for Heart and Lung Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Oct;33(10):975-84. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Aug 15. No abstract available.
Key words: organ allocation, ISHLT Registry, Heart and lung transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25242122

13. Sweet SC, Shah AS. Lung transplantation-looking beyond 1-year survival. Am J Transplant. 2014 Sep 10. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12905. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: Lung Transplantation, Survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25208638

14. Tommaso CL, Fullerton DA, Feldman T, Dean LS, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Weiner BH, Zahn E, Cigarroa JE, Ruiz CE, Bavaria J, Mack MJ, Cameron DE, Bolman RM 3rd, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Trento A, Aldea GS, Bacha EA; Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions; American Association for Thoracic Surgery; American College of Cardiology; Society for Thoracic Surgeons. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement. Part II. Mitral valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug;148(2):387-400. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.06.014.
Key words: mitral, transcatheter valve repair and replacement, operator and institutional requirements
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24996693

15. Zhou Y, Singh AK, Hoyt RF Jr, Wang S, Yu Z, Hunt T, Kindzelski B, Corcoran PC, Mohiuddin MM, Horvath KA. Regulatory T cells enhance mesenchymal stem cell survival and proliferation following autologous cotransplantation in ischemic myocardium. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep;148(3):1131-7; discussiom 1117. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.06.029.
Key words: Regulatory T cells, mesenchymal stem cell, ischemic myocardium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25052825

1. Bartlett EK, Choudhury RA, Roses RE, Fraker DL, Kelz RR, Karakousis GC. Intraperitoneal chemotherapy at the time of surgery is not associated with increased 30-day morbidity and mortality following colorectal resection. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Aug 15. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: intraperitoneal chemotherapy, colorectal cancer
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25124471

2. Gaies M, Cooper DS, Tabbutt S, Schwartz SM, Ghanayem N, Chanani NK, Costello JM, Thiagarajan RR, Laussen PC, Shekerdemian LS, Donohue JE, Willis GM, Gaynor JW, Jacobs JP, Ohye RG, Charpie JR, Pasquali SK, Scheurer MA. Collaborative quality improvement in the cardiac intensive care unit: development of the Paediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4). Cardiol Young. 2014 Aug 28:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: pediatric cardiac intensivie care, PC4 consortium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25167212

3. Kilic A, Whitman GJ. Coronary bypass surgery: from variability to standardization? Curr Opin Cardiol. 2014 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Coronary bypass surgery, standardization
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25144340

4. Shockney, L. Fulfilling Hope: Supporting the Needs of Patients with Advanced Cancers. 2014. Nova Publishers. New York. ISBN 978-1-63321-078-3.
Key words: Patients, advanced cancer, support

5. St Louis JD, Jodhka U, Jacobs JP, He X, Hill KD, Pasquali SK, Jacobs ML. Contemporary outcomes of complete atrioventricular septal defect repair: Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jul 21. pii: S0022-5223(14)00898-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.05.095. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Atrioventricular septal defect repair, Society of Throacic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25125206

1. Brown CH 4th, Grega M, Selnes OA, McKhann GM, Shah AS, LaFlam A, Savage WJ, Frank SM, Hogue CW, Gottesman RF. Length of red cell unit storage and risk for delirium after cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg. 2014 Aug;119(2):242-50. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000134.
Key words: red cell storage, delirium, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24859077

2. 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. 2014 Aug;24(4):623-31. doi: 10.1017/S1047951113000851. Epub 2013 Jul 11.
Key words: glial fibrillary acidic protein, congenital heart disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23845562

3. Dang H, Wang AS, Sussman MS, Siewerdsen JH, Stayman JW. dPIRPLE: a joint estimation framework for deformable registration and penalized-likelihood CT image reconstruction using prior images.
Phys Med Biol. 2014 Sep 7;59(17):4799-826.[Epub ahead of print]
Key words: dPIRPLE, CT image reconstruction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25097144

4. Hicks CW, Rosen M, Hobson DB, Ko C, Wick EC. Improving safety and quality of care with enhanced teamwork through operating room briefings. JAMA Surg. 2014 Jul 9. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.172. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: operating rooms, safety, briefings, comprehensive unit-based safety program
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25006700

5. Leeds I, Wick EC. Establishing a successful basic science research program in colon and rectal surgery. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2014 June; 27(2):58-64.
Key words: surgical science, academic funding
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25067919

6. Patel HD, Kamara TB, Kushner AL, Groen RS. Estimating the prevalence of urinary and fecal incontinence in a nationally representative survey in Sierra Leone. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Aug;126(2):175-6.
Key words: incontinence, Sierra Leone
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24792404

7. Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Gorin MA, Jayram G, Ball MW, Hyams ES, Allaf ME. Comorbidities and Causes of Death in the Management of Localized T1a Kidney Cancer: Development of a Simplified Comorbidity Risk Index. Int J Urol. 2014 June 16 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: early-stage kidney cancer, comorbidities
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24931430

8. Philosophe B, Malat GE, Soundaraarajan S, Barth RN, Manitpiskul W, Wilson NS, Ranganna K, Drachenberg CB, Papadimitriou JC, Neuman BP, Munivenkatappa RB. Validation of the Maryland Aggregate Pathology Index (MAPI), a pre-implantation scoring system that predicts graft outcome. Clin Transplant 2014 Aug:28(8):897-905.
Key words: deceased donor kidneys, kidney scoring, marginal donors, suboptimal organs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24931144

9. Tommaso CL, Fullerton DA, Feldman T, Dean LS, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Weiner BH, Zahn E, Cigarroa JE, Ruiz CE, Bavaria J, Mack MJ, Cameron DE, Bolman RM 3rd, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Trento A, Aldea GS, Bacha EA. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement. Part II. Mitral valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug;148(2):387-400. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.06.014. Epub 2014 Jun 12. No abstract available.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement, mitral valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24996693

10. Tommaso CL, Fullerton DA, Feldman T, Dean LS, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Weiner BH, Zahn E, Cigarroa JE, Ruiz CE, Bavaria J, Mack MJ, Cameron DE, Bolman RM 3rd, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Trento A, Aldea GS, Bacha EA. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS Operator and Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement: Part II. Mitral Valve. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug;98(2):765-77. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.002. Epub 2014 May 14. No abstract available.
Key words: transcatheter valve repair and replacement, mitral valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24835557

11. Xu X, Hicks C, Li Y, Su J, Shiloach J, Kaufman JB, Fitz Y, Eichacker PQ, Cui X. Purified cell wall from the probiotic bacteria Lactobacillus gasseri activates systemic inflammation and at higher doses produces lethality in a rat model. Crit Care. 2014 Jul 2;18(4):R140. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lactobacillus, sepsis, rat, inflammation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24989885

1. Basch E, Snyder C, McNiff K, Brown R, Maddux S, Smith ML, Atkinson TM, Howell D, Chiang A, Wood W, Levitan N, Wu AW, Krzyzanowska M. Patient-reported outcome performance measures in oncology. J Oncol Pract. 2014 May;10(3):209-11. doi:10.1200/JOP.2014.001423.
Key words: Patient reported outcome, quality of care, oncology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24756142

2. Block L, Jarlenski M, Wu AW, Feldman L, Conigliaro J, Swann J, Desai SV. Inpatient safety outcomes following the 2011 residency work-hour reform. J Hosp Med. 2014 Jun;9(6):347-52. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2171.
Key words: Patient Safety, Residency training
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24677678

3. Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Boulware LE, Navaneethan SD, Nally JV Jr, Liu X, Arrigain S, Schold JD, Ephraim PL, Jolly SE, Sozio SM, Michels WM, Miskulin DC, Tangri N, Shafi T, Wu AW, Bandeen-Roche K; DEcIDE Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Comparative effectiveness of early versus conventional timing of dialysis initiation in advanced CKD. Am J Kidney
Dis. 2014 May;63(5):806-15. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.12.010.
Key words: Kidney Dialysis, Timing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2450847

4. Hulbert A, Hooker CM, Keruly JC, Brown T, Horton K, Fishman E, Rodgers K, Lee B, Sam C, Tsai S, Weihe E, Pridham G, Drummond B, Merlo C, Geronimo M, Porter M, Cox S, Li D, Harline M, Teran M, Wrangle J, Mudge B, Taylor G, Kirk GD, Herman JG, Moore RD, Brown RH, Brock MV. Prospective CT screening for lung cancer in a high-risk population: HIV-positive smokers. J Thorac Oncol. 2014; Jun 9(6):752-9.
Key words: HIV; Lung cancer; Computed tomography screening; Lung cancer screening; High-risk populations
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24828660

5. Kanarek NF, Hooker CM, Mathieu L, Tsai HL, Rudin CM, Herman JG, Brock MV. Survival after community diagnosis of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. Am J Med. 2014 May;127(5):443-9.
Key words: Lung cancer, biology, surgery, Survival, Statistics,
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24486286

6. Molena D, Mungo B, Stem M, Feinberg RL, Lidor AO. Outcomes of operations for benign foregut disease in elderly patients: A national surgical quality improvement program database analysis. Surgery 2014. Jun 24. pii: S0039-6060(14)00144-5. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2014.04.005. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Foregut surgery; Outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24973127

7. Molena D, Mungo B, Stem M, Lidor AO. Novel combined VATS/laparoscopic approach for giant and complicated paraesophageal hernia repair: Description of technique and early results. Surg Endosc 2014. Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Paraesophageal hernia; Minimally invasive surgery; VATS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24969852

8. Patel HD, Kamara TB, Kushner AL, Groen RS, Allaf ME. Gross hematuria and urinary retention among men in a nationally representative survey in Sierra Leone. Urology. 2014 Jun;83(6):1273-8.
Key words: gross hematuria, urinary retention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24726148

9. Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME. Race and sex disparities in the treatment of older patients with T1a renal cell carcinoma: a comorbidity controlled competing risks model. Urol Oncol. 2014 Jul;32(5):576-83.
Key words: disparities, early-stage kidney cancer
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24629500

10. Siddiqui ZK, Wu AW, Kurbanova N, Qayyum R. Comparison of Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems patient satisfaction scores for specialty hospitals and general medical hospitals: Confounding effect of survey response rate. J Hosp Med. 2014 Jun 19. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2225. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
Key words: Patient satisfaction, hospital
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24942510

11. Snyder CF, Herman JM, White SM, Luber BS, Blackford AL, Carducci MA, Wu AW. When using patient-reported outcomes in clinical practice, the measure matters: a randomized controlled trial. J Oncol Pract. 2014 Jul 1. pii: JOP.2014.001413. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Patient Reported Outcome, Questionnaire
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24986113

12. Tommaso CL, Cigarroa JE, Fullerton D, Feldman T, Aldea GS, Bacha EA, Bavaria J, Bolman RM 3rd, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Mack MJ, Miller CD, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Ruiz CE, Trento A. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS Operator Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement, Part II- Mitral Valve. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 May 9. pii: S0735-1097(14)02399-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.05.005. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Transcatheter valve repair and replacement, mitral valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24835439

13. Tommaso CL, Cigarroa JE, Fullerton D, Feldman T, Aldea GS, Bacha EA, Bavaria J, Bolman RM 3rd, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Mack MJ, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Ruiz CE, Trento A. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS Operator & Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement, Part II- Mitral Valve. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 May 14. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25540. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: Transcatheter valve repair and replacement, mitral valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24828236

14. Wu AW, Bradford AN, Velanovich V, Sprangers MA, Brundage M, Snyder C. Clinician's checklist for reading and using an article about patient-reportedoutcomes. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 May;89(5):653-61. doi:10.1016/j.mayocp.2014.01.017.
Key words: Patient reported outcome,medical literature
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24702734

15. Yan W, Wu K, Herman JG, Brock MV, Zhou Y, Lu Y, Zhang Z, Yang Y, Guo M. Epigenetic silencing of DACH1 induces the invasion and metastasis of gastric cancer by activating TGF-? signaling. J Cell Mol Med. 2014 Jun 9. Doi: 10.1111/jcmm.12325 [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: DACH1; DNA methylation; chemosensitive marker; docetaxel; gastric cancer; invasion; metastasis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24912879

1. Brown CH 4th, Grega M, Selnes OA, McKhann GM, Shah AS, LaFlam A, Savage WJ, Frank SM, Hogue CW, Gottesman RF. Length of red cell unit storage and risk for delirium after cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg. 2014 May 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Red Blood Cell storage, delirium, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24859077

2. Cameron D. External support of the dilated aorta: back to the future? Heart. 2014 Jun 15;100(12):908. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-305279.
Key words: dilated aorta
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24670419

3. Conte JV. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jun;97(6):2095-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.001.
Key words: thyroid hormone, triiodothyronine(T3), coronay artery bypass
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24882289

4. Hicks CW, Hashmi ZG, Velopulos C, Efron DT, Schneider EB, Haut ER, Cornwell EE 3rd, Haider AH. Association between race and age in survival after trauma. JAMA Surg. 2014 May 28. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2014.166. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: racial disparities; trauma; survival; age
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24871941

5. Hicks CW, Pappou EP, Magruder JT, Gazer B, Fang S, Wick EC, Gearhart SL, Ahuja N, Efron JE. Clinicopathologic presentation and natural history of anorectal melanoma: a case series of 18 patients. JAMA Surg. 2014 May 21. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4643. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: anorectal melanoma; presentation; pathology; series
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24848283

6. Karl TR, Jacobs JP. Culture, ethics, and humanitarian affairs: often relevant, sometimes compelling, always interesting. Cardiol Young. 2014 May 8:1-2. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: culture, ethics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24811904

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. 2014 Jun;147(6):1855-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.06.032..
Key words: descending thoracic aortic aneurysm
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23993033

8. Leeper WR, Leeper WR, Leeper TJ, Ouellette D, Moffat B, Sivakumaran T, Charyk-Stewart T, Kribs S, Parry NG, Gray DK. Delayed hemorrhagic complications in the nonoperative management of blunt splenic trauma: Early screening leads to a decrease in failure rate. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Jun;76(6):1349-53.
doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000228.
Key words: Spleen, Embolization, Delayed Hemorrhage, Repeat CT Scan
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24854299

9. Miller JW, Vu D, Chai PJ, Kreutzer J, Hossain MM, Jacobs JP, Loepke AW. Patient and procedural characteristics for successful and failed immediate tracheal extubation in the operating room following cardiac surgery in infancy. Paediatr Anaesth. 2014 May 12. doi: 10.1111/pan.12413. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: tracheal extubation, cardiac surgery, infancy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24814869

10. Murphy DJ, Pronovost PJ, Lehmann CU, Gurses AP, Whitman GJ, Needham DM, Berenholtz SM. Red blood cell transfusion practices in two surgical intensive care units: a mixed methods assessment of barriers to evidence-based practice. Transfusion. 2014 May 21. doi: 10.1111/trf.12718. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: red bood cell transfusion, intensive care units, evidence based practice
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24846447

11. Popma JJ, Adams DH, Reardon MJ, Yakubov SJ, Kleiman NS, Heimansohn D, Hermiller J Jr, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Coselli J, Diez J, Kafi A, Schreiber T, Gleason TG, Conte J, Buchbinder M, Deeb GM, Carabello B, Serruys PW, Chenoweth S, Oh JK; CoreValve United States Clinical Investigators. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement using a self-expanding bioprosthesis in patients with severe aortic stenosis at extreme risk for surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 May 20;63(19):1972-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.02.556.
Key words: Transcatheter aortic valve, self-expanding bioprothesis, severe aortic stenosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24657695

12. Price J, Toeg H, Lam BK, Lapierre H, Mesana TG, Ruel M. The impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch after aortic valve replacement varies according to age at operation. Heart. 2014 May 19. pii: heartjnl-2013-305118. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-305118. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: prosthesis-patient mistmatch, aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24842873

13. Shapira OM, Badhwar V, Shahian D, Jacobs JP, Izhar U, Bao Y, Korach A, Lattouf OM, Grover FL, Puskas JD. International participation in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr;97(4):1127-30. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.12.038.
Key words: International STS Database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24694401

14. Tommaso CL, Cigarroa JE, Fullerton D, Feldman T, Aldea GS, Bacha EA, Bavaria J, Bolman RM 3rd, Cameron DE, Dean LS, Hijazi ZM, Horlick E, Mack MJ, Miller DC, Moon MR, Mukherjee D, Ruiz CE, Trento A. SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS operator & institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement, part ii- mitral valve. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May 13. pii: S0003-4975(14)01021-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.002. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Key words: Transcatheter valve repair and replacement, mitral valve
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24835557

1. Adams DH, Popma JJ, Reardon MJ, Yakubov SJ, Coselli JS, Deeb GM, Gleason TG, Buchbinder M, Hermiller J Jr, Kleiman NS, Chetcuti S, Heiser J, Merhi W, Zorn G, Tadros P, Robinson N, Petrossian G, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Conte J, Maini B, Mumtaz M, Chenoweth S, Oh JK; U.S. CoreValve Clinical Investigators. Transcatheter aortic-valve replacement with a self-expanding prosthesis. N Engl J Med. 2014 May 8;370(19):1790-8. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1400590.
Key words: transcatheter aortic-valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24678937

2. 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. 2014 Apr;38(4):765-73. doi: 10.1007/s00268-013-2403-0.
Key words: left ventricular assist devices
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24357244

3. Costello JM, Pasquali SK, Jacobs JP, He X, Hill KD, Cooper DS, Backer CL, Jacobs ML. Gestational age at birth and outcomes after neonatal cardiac surgery: an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Circulation. 2014 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: neonatal cardiac surgery outcomes, Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24795388

4. 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. 2014 Apr;147(4):1344-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.10.032.
Key words: protocol, early extubation, heart surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24269120

5. Haggerty KA, Beaty CA, George TJ, Arnaoutakis GJ, Baumgartner WA. Increased exposure improves recruitment: early results of a program designed to attract medical students into surgical careers. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(14)00364-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.02.029.
Key words: medical students, surgical careers
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24725839

6. Jacobs JP, Mavroudis C, Quintessenza JA, Chai PJ, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, Vricella LA, Jacobs ML, Dearani JA, Cameron D. Reoperations for pediatric and congenital heart disease: an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 2014;17(1):2-8. doi: 10.1053/j.pcsu.2014.01.006.
Key words: Reoperations, pediatric and congential heart disease, STS Congenital Heart surgery database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24725711

7. Karantalis V, Difede DL, Gerstenblith G, Pham S, Symes J, Zambrano JP, Fishman J, Pattany P, McNiece I, Conte J, Schulman S, Wu K, Shah A, Breton E, Davis-Sproul J, Schwarz R, Feigenbaum G, Mushtaq M, Suncion VY, Lardo AC, Borrello I, Mendizabal A, Karas TZ, Byrnes J, Lowery M, Heldman AW, Hare JM. Autologous mesenchymal stem cells produce concordant improvements in regional function, tissue perfusion, and fibrotic burden when administered to patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: The Prospective Randomized Study of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery (PROMETHEUS) Trial. Circ Res. 2014 Apr 11;114(8):1302-10.
Key words: Autologous mesenchymal stem cells, coronary artery bypass grafting
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24565698

8. Kilic A, Conte JV, Baumgartner WA, Russell SD, Merlo CA, Shah AS. Does recipient age impact functional outcomes of orthotopic heart transplantation? Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May;97(5):1636-42. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.12.048. Epub 2014 Mar 20.
Key words: Age, orthotopic heart transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24656958

9. Mao H, Katz N, Kim JC, Day S, Ronco C. Implantable left ventricular assist devices and the kidney. Blood Purif. 2014;37(1):57-66. doi: 10.1159/000357970.
Key words: left ventricular assist device, kidney
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24525434

10. Mavroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Jacobs JP, Siegel A, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, Jacobs ML. Procedure-based complications to guide informed consent: analysis of Society of Thoracic Surgeons-Congenital Heart Surgery Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(14)00020-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.12.037. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Complications, informed consent, STS Congenital Heart Surgeons Database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24680033

11. Nguyen N, Jacobs JP, Dearani JA, Weinstein S, Novick WM, Jacobs ML, Massey J, Pasquali SK, Walters HL 3rd, Drullinsky D, Stellin G, Tchervenkov CI. Survey of nongovernmental organizations providing pediatric cardiovascular care in low- and middle-income countries. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2014 Apr 1;5(2):248-55. doi: 10.1177/2150135113514458.
Key words: pediatric cardiovascular care, low and middle income countries
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24668973

12. Nicholas LH, Bynum JP, Iwashyna T J, Weir DR, Langa KM. Advance directives and nursing home stays associated with less aggressive end-of-life care for patients with severe dementia. Health Affairs. 2014 April; 33(4): 667-674.
Key words: end-of-life, dementia, advance directives, nursing home
http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/33/4/667.short
PMID:24711329

13. Ohkuma R, Schneider EB, Whitman GJ. Implicating transfusions in infections after cardiac operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May;97(5):1852. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.10.105. No abstract available.
Key words: transfusion, infection, cardiac operations
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24792289

14. Popma JJ, Adams DH, Reardon MJ, Yakubov SJ, Kleiman NS, Heimansohn D, Hermiller J Jr, Hughes GC, Harrison JK, Coselli J, Diez J, Kafi A, Schreiber T, Gleason TG, Conte J, Buchbinder M, Deeb GM, Carabello B, Serruys PW, Chenoweth S, Oh J; CoreValve United States Clinical Investigators. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement using a self-expanding bioprosthesis in patients with severe aortic stenosis at extreme risk for surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 13. pii: S0735-1097(14)01396-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.02.556. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: transcatheter aortic valve replacement, severe aortic stenosis, extreme risk
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24657695

15. Shih T, Nicholas LH, Thumma JR, Birkmeyer JD, Dimick JB. Does pay-for-performance improve surgical outcomes? an evaluation of phase 2 of the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration. Annals of Surgery. 2014 Apr;259(4):677-81.
Key words: Pay-for-Performance, CABG, quality improvement, public reporting
http://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Citation/2014/04000/
Does_Pay_for_Performance_Improve_Surgical.11.aspx
PMID: 24368657

1. Malas MB, Qazi U, Lazarus, G, Valle MF, Wilson LM, Haberl E, Bass EB, Zenilman Z. Comparative effectiveness of surgical interventions aimed at treating underlying venous pathology in patients with chronic venous ulcer. J Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. 2014 April; 2(2): 212-225.
Key words: Chronic venous ulcer, systematic review, compression therapy, surgical intervention for venous pathology
http://www.jvsvenous.org/article/S2213-333X(13)00167-4/abstract
No PMID available

2. Qazi U, Obeid TE, Enwerem N, Schneider E, White JR, Freischlag JA, Perler BA, Malas MB The effect of ballooning following carotid stent deployment on hemodynamic stability. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Mar;59(3):756-760.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.09.027.
Key words: Ballooning, hemodynamic depression, hypotension, stent, angioplasty, CAS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24342066

3. Valle MF, Maruthur NM, Wilson LM, Malas M, Qazi U, Haberl E, Bass EB, Zenilman J, Lazarus G. Comparative effectiveness of advanced wound dressings for patients with chronic venous leg ulcers: A systematic review. Wound Repair Regen. 2014 Mar;22(2):193-204. doi: 10.1111/wrr.12151.
Key words: Chronic venous ulcer, dressing, compression therapy, systematic review, surgical intervention for venous ulcer
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24635169

1. Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Boulware LE, Navaneethan SD, Nally JV Jr, Liu X, Arrigain S, Schold JD, Ephraim PL, Jolly SE, Sozio SM, Michels WM, Miskulin DC, Tangri N, Shafi T, Wu AW, Bandeen-Roche K; DEcIDE Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Comparative effectiveness of early versus conventional timing of dialysis initiation in advanced CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Feb 6. pii: S0272-6386(14)00022-5. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.12.010.[Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Chronic kidney disease, kidney dialysis, comparative effectiveness
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24508475

2. Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Liu J, Guo H, Bandeen-Roche K, Ephraim PL, Jaar BG, Sozio SM, Miskulin DC, Tangri N, Shafi T, Meyer KB, Wu AW, Powe NR, Boulware LE; Developing evidence to inform decisions about effectiveness (DEcIDE) Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Predialysis health, dialysis timing, and outcomes among older United States Adults. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Feb;25(2):370-9. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2013050567. Epub 2013 Oct 24.
Key words: Chronic kidney disease, comparative effectiveness research, elderly, dialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24158988

3. Fitch ZW, Whitman GJ. Incidence, risk, and prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult cardiac surgical patients: a systematic review. J Card Surg. 2014 Mar;29(2):196-203. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12260. Epub 2013 Dec 4.
Key words: ventilator-assisted pneumonia, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24304223

4. Karantalis V, Difede DL, Gerstenblith G, Pham SM, Symes JF, Zambrano JP, Fishman J, Pattany PM, McNiece I, Conte JV, Schulman SP, Wu KC, Shah A, Breton E, Davis-Sproul J, Schwarz RP, Feigenbaum G, Mushtaq M, Suncion VY, Lardo A, Borrello I, Mendizabal A, Karas TZ, Byrnes J, Lowery MH, Heldman A, Hare JM. Autologous mesenchymal stem cells produce concordant improvements in regional function, tissue perfusion and fibrotic burden when administered to patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting - the PROMETHEUS trial. Circ Res. 2014 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Mesenchymal stem cells, coronary artery bypass
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24565698

5. Kilic A, Whitman GJ. Blood transfusions in cardiac surgery: indications, risks, and conservation strategies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Feb;97(2):726-34. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.08.016. Epub 2013 Dec 19.
Key words: blood transfusions, cardiac surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24359936

6. Mao H, Katz N, Kim JC, Day S, Ronco C. Implantable left ventricular assist devices and the kidney. Blood Purif. 2014 Feb 11;37(1):57-66. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Left ventricular assist devise, kidney
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24525434

7. 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. 2014 Feb;147(2):658-64: discussion 664-5.
Key words: mechanical ciruculatory support, children
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24246548

8. Motz KM, Nickley KB, Bedwell JR, Yadav B, Guzzetta PC, Oh AK, Bauman NM. OK432 versus doxycycline for treatment of macrocystic lymphatic malformations. Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology. 2014 Feb; 123(2), 81-88.
Key words: OK432, doxycycline, lymphatic malformation, sclerotherapy
http://aor.sagepub.com/content/123/2/81.long
PMID: 24574462

9. Pasquali SK, Jacobs ML, He X, Shah SS, Peterson ED, Hall M, Gaynor JW, Hill KD, Mayer JE, Jacobs JP, Li JS. Variation in congenital heart surgery costs across hospitals. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Congenital Heart Surgery, Costs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24567024

10. Shenje Lt, Andersen P, Halushka MK, Lui C, Fernandez L, Collin GB, Amat-Alarcon N, Meschino W, Cutz E, Chang K, Yonescu R, Batista DA, Chen Y, Chelko S, Crosson JE, Scheel J, Vricella L, Craig BD, Marosy BA, Mohr DW, Hetrick KN, Romm JM, Scott AF, Valle D., Naggert JK, Kwon C, Doheny KF, Judge DP. Mutations in Alström protein impair terminal differentiation of cardiomyocytes. Nat Commun. 2014 Mar 4; 5:3416.
Key words: Alstrom protein, cardiogyocytes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24595103

11. Simpson KN, Hanson KA, Harding G, Haider S, Tawadrous M, Khachatryan A, Pashos CL, Wu AW. Review of the impact of NNRTI-based HIV treatment regimens on patient-reported disease burden. AIDS Care. 2014 Apr;26(4):466-75.
Key words: Antiretroviral therapy, quality of life, patient reported outcome, HIV
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24111805

12. Stephens RS, Shah AS, Whitman GJ. Reply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar;97(3):1122-3.
Key words: cardiac surgery, acute respiratory distress syndrome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24580943

13. Tedford RJ, Beaty CA, Mathai SC, Kolb, TM, Damico R, Hassoun PM, Leary PJ, Kass DA, Shah AS. Prognostic value of the pre-transplant diastolic pulmonary artery pressure-to-pulmonary capillary wedge pressure gradient in cardiac transplant recipients with pulmonary hypertension. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Mar, 33(3) 289-97.
Key words: cardiac transplant, pulmonary hypertension
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24462554

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
No URL available yet

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

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