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2020

An Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy Designed to Minimize Anastomotic Complications and Optimize Conduit Function

Ramchandani, N. K., Kesler, K. A., Rogers, J. D., Valsangkar, N., Stokes, S. M. & Jalal, S. I., Apr 17 2020, In : Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. 158

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Effect of delirium on physical function in noncardiac thoracic surgery patients

Khan, S. H., Xu, C., Wang, S., Gao, S., Lasiter, S., Kesler, K. & Khan, B. A., Mar 1 2020, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 29, 2, p. e39-e43

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Mitochondrial connexin 43 in sex-dependent myocardial responses and estrogen-mediated cardiac protection following acute ischemia/reperfusion injury

Wang, M., Smith, K., Yu, Q., Miller, C., Singh, K. & Sen, C. K., Jan 1 2020, In : Basic Research in Cardiology. 115, 1, 1.

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1 Scopus citations

Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in Infant Truncus Arteriosus: A 37-year Experience

Herrmann, J. L., Larson, E. E., Mastropietro, C. W., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W., Nozaki, R. & Brown, J. W., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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Sexual Harassment and Cardiothoracic Surgery: #UsToo?

Ceppa, D. K. P., Dolejs, S. C., Boden, N., Phelan, S., Yost, K. J., Donington, J., Naunheim, K. S. & Blackmon, S., Apr 2020, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 109, 4, p. 1283-1288 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Short- A nd intermediate-term results of balloon aortic valvuloplasty and surgical aortic valvotomy in neonates

Zaban, N. B., Herrmann, J. L., Hoyer, M. H., Brown, J. W. & Alexy, R. D., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cardiology in the Young.

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2019

Amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation following esophagectomy

Tisdale, J. E., Jaynes, H. A., Watson, M. R., Corya, A. L., Shen, C. & Kesler, K. A., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 158, 1, p. 301-310.e1

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3 Scopus citations

Bovine jugular vein conduit versus pulmonary homograft in the Ross operation

Patel, P. M., Herrmann, J. L., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Cardiology in the Young.

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Case Volume-to-Outcome Relationship in Minimally Invasive Esophagogastrectomy

Salfity, H., Timsina, L., Su, K., Ceppa, D. K. & Birdas, T., Nov 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 108, 5, p. 1491-1497 7 p.

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Cavopulmonary assist: Long-term reversal of the Fontan paradox

Rodefeld, M. D., Marsden, A., Figliola, R., Jonas, T., Neary, M. & Giridharan, G. A., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 158, 6, p. 1627-1636 10 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Chronic treatment with multi-kinase inhibitors causes differential toxicities on skeletal and cardiac muscles

Huot, J. R., Essex, A. L., Gutierrez, M., Barreto, R., Wang, M., Waning, D. L., Plotkin, L. I. & Bonetto, A., Apr 2019, In : Cancers. 11, 4, 571.

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3 Scopus citations

Converting Fontan-Björk to 1.5- or 2-Ventricle Circulation

Hopkins, K. A., Brown, J. W., Darragh, R. K. & Kay, W. A., Apr 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 107, 4, p. e259-e261

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Early conversion of classic Fontan conversion may decrease term morbidity: Single centre outcomes

Blitzer, D., Habib, A. S., Brown, J. W., Kean, A. C., Lin, J. H. I., Turrentine, M. W., Rodefeld, M. D., Herrmann, J. L. & Kay, W. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Cardiology in the Young.

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Expert Consensus Document on Pulmonary Metastasectomy

Handy, J. R., Bremner, R. M., Crocenzi, T. S., Detterbeck, F. C., Fernando, H. C., Fidias, P. M., Firestone, S., Johnstone, C. A., Lanuti, M., Litle, V. R., Kesler, K. A., Mitchell, J. D., Pass, H. I., Ross, H. J. & Varghese, T. K., Feb 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 107, 2, p. 631-649 19 p.

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7 Scopus citations

First report of pulmonary large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy

McClelland, S., Durm, G. A., Birdas, T., Musto, P. M. & Lautenschlaeger, T., Nov 1 2019, In : Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy. 24, 6, p. 507-510 4 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Management of anastomotic leaks following esophagectomy: When to intervene?

Manghelli, J. L., Ceppa, D. K. P., Greenberg, J. W., Blitzer, D., Hicks, A., Rieger, K. M. & Birdas, T. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 11, 1, p. 131-137 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations

One-stage surgical management of an esophagopericardial fistula presenting with tamponade

Vardas, P. N., Acton, M. D., Rosati, C. M. & Kesler, K. A., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 158, 4, p. e143-e145

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1 Scopus citations

Outcomes after Ross procedure in adult patients: A meta-analysis and microsimulation

Sibilio, S., Koziarz, A., Belley-Côté, E. P., McClure, G. R., MacIsaac, S., Reza, S. J., Um, K. J., Lengyel, A., Mendoza, P., Alsagheir, A., Alraddadi, H., Gupta, S., Schneider, A. W., Patel, P. M., Brown, J., Chu, M. W. A., Peterson, M. D., Ouzounian, M., Paparella, D., El-Hamamsy, I. & 1 others, Whitlock, R. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery.

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Perioperative Risk Factors for Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Esophagectomy

Fuchita, M., Khan, S. H., Perkins, A. J., Gao, S., Wang, S., Kesler, K. A. & Khan, B. A., Jul 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 108, 1, p. 190-195 6 p.

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5 Scopus citations

The Superior Cavopulmonary Connection: History and Current Perspectives

Herrmann, J. L. & Brown, J., Mar 1 2019, In : World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery. 10, 2, p. 216-222 7 p.

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Warden Procedure in a 77-Year-Old Man

Hopkins, K. A., Farber, M. O., Singh, R., Kay, W. A., Herrmann, J. L. & Brown, J. W., Nov 2019, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 108, 5, p. e319-e321

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“Show Me the Data”: A Recipe for Quality Improvement Success in an Academic Surgical Department

Birdas, T. J., Rozycki, G. F., Dunnington, G. L., Stevens, L., Liali, V. & Schmidt, C. M., Apr 2019, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 228, 4, p. 368-373 6 p.

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2018

Bovine Jugular Vein Conduit: A Mid- to Long-Term Institutional Review

Patel, P. M., Tan, C., Srivastava, N., Herrmann, J. L., Rodefeld, M., Turrentine, M. & Brown, J., Sep 1 2018, In : World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery. 9, 5, p. 489-495 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Changes in renal function after left ventricular assist device placement in pediatric patients: A Pedimacs analysis

Friedland-Little, J. M., Hong, B. J., Gossett, J. G., Deshpande, S. R., Law, S., Hollifield, K. A., Cantor, R. S., Koehl, D., Kindel, S. J., Turrentine, M. W. & Davies, R. R., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 37, 10, p. 1218-1225 8 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Congenital aortic paravalvular tunnel masquerading as a recurrent ventricular septal defect

Bakas, A. M., Vardas, P. N., Farrell, A. G. & Rodefeld, M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery.

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1 Scopus citations

Current Smokers’ Preferences for Receiving Cessation Information in a Lung Cancer Screening Setting

Carter-Harris, L., Schwindt, R., Bakoyannis, G., Ceppa, D. K. P. & Rawl, S. M., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 33, 5, p. 1120-1125 6 p.

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Impact of a Novel Preoperative Patient-centered Surgical Wellness Program

Kelley, K. E., Fajardo, A. D., Strange, N. M., Harmon, C. A., Pawlecki, K., Sieber, M., Walke, N., Fadel, W. F., Wooden, W. A., Sadowski, J., Birdas, T. J., Stevens, L. H., Rozycki, G. S. & Schmidt, C. M., Oct 1 2018, In : Annals of surgery. 268, 4, p. 650-656 7 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Infectious complications of ventricular assist device use in children in the United States: Data from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs)

Auerbach, S. R., Richmond, M. E., Schumacher, K. R., Lopez-Colon, D., Mitchell, M. B., Turrentine, M. W., Cantor, R. S., Niebler, R. A. & Eghtesady, P., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 37, 1, p. 46-53 8 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Management of Complications Caused by a Massive Left Ventricle Tumor in a Neonate

Yabrodi, M., Mastropietro, C. W., Darragh, R. K., Parent, J. J., Ayres, M. D., Kean, A. C. & Turrentine, M., Jun 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 105, 6, p. e259-e261

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Multidisciplinary clinic approach improves overall survival outcomes of patients with metastatic germ-cell tumors

Albany, C., Adra, N., Snavely, A. C., Cary, C., Masterson, T. A., Foster, R. S., Kesler, K., Ulbright, T. M., Cheng, L., Chovanec, M., Taza, F., Ku, K., Brames, M. J., Hanna, N. H. & Einhorn, L. H., Feb 1 2018, In : Annals of Oncology. 29, 2, p. 341-346 6 p.

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27 Scopus citations

Normothermic ex-vivo preservation with the portable Organ Care System Lung device for bilateral lung transplantation (INSPIRE): a randomised, open-label, non-inferiority, phase 3 study

Warnecke, G., Van Raemdonck, D., Smith, M. A., Massard, G., Kukreja, J., Rea, F., Loor, G., De Robertis, F., Nagendran, J., Dhital, K. K., Moradiellos Díez, F. J., Knosalla, C., Bermudez, C. A., Tsui, S., McCurry, K., Wang, I. W., Deuse, T., Lesèche, G., Thomas, P., Tudorache, I. & 16 others, Kühn, C., Avsar, M., Wiegmann, B., Sommer, W., Neyrinck, A., Schiavon, M., Calebrese, F., Santelmo, N., Olland, A., Falcoz, P. E., Simon, A. R., Varela, A., Madsen, J. C., Hertz, M., Haverich, A. & Ardehali, A., May 2018, In : The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 6, 5, p. 357-367 11 p.

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48 Scopus citations

Operative time in esophagectomy: Does it affect outcomes?

Valsangkar, N., Salfity, H. V. N., Timsina, L., Ceppa, M., Ceppa, E. P. & Birdas, T., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery (United States).

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3 Scopus citations

Outcomes of a novel intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomotic technique

Kesler, K. A., Ramchandani, N. K., Jalal, S. I., Stokes, S. M., Mankins, M. R., Ceppa, D. K., Birdas, T. J., Vardas, P. N. & Rieger, K. M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

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6 Scopus citations

Postischemic application of estrogen ameliorates myocardial damage in an in vivo mouse model

Yang, Y., Wang, I. W., Turrentine, M. & Wang, M., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 231, p. 366-372 7 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Post-transplant outcomes in pediatric ventricular assist device patients: A PediMACS–Pediatric Heart Transplant Study linkage analysis

Sutcliffe, D. L., Pruitt, E., Cantor, R. S., Godown, J., Lane, J., Turrentine, M. W., Law, S. P., Lantz, J. L., Kirklin, J. K., Bernstein, D. & Blume, E. D., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 37, 6, p. 715-722 8 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Preoperative STOP-BANG Scores and Postoperative Delirium and Coma in Thoracic Surgery Patients

Wang, S., Sigua, N. L., Manchanda, S., Gradney, S., Khan, S. H., Perkins, A., Kesler, K. & Khan, B., Oct 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 106, 4, p. 966-972 7 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Preventing Postoperative Delirium After Major Noncardiac Thoracic Surgery—A Randomized Clinical Trial

Khan, B. A., Perkins, A. J., Campbell, N. L., Gao, S., Khan, S. H., Wang, S., Fuchita, M., Weber, D. J., Zarzaur, B. L., Boustani, M. A. & Kesler, K., Dec 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 12, p. 2289-2297 9 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Pulmonary Autograft Mitral Valve Replacement (Ross II): Long-Term Follow-Up of a US Center

Blitzer, D., Herrmann, J. L. & Brown, J. W., Nov 1 2018, In : World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery. 9, 6, p. 645-650 6 p.

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2017

Development of a Multidisciplinary Program to Expedite Care of Esophageal Emergencies

Ceppa, M., Rosati, C. M., Chabtini, L., Stokes, S. M., Cook, H. C., Rieger, K., Birdas, T., Lappas, J. C., Kessler, W., DeWitt, J., Maglinte, D. D. & Kesler, K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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2 Scopus citations

Esophageal cancer: Associations with (pN+) lymph node metastases

Rice, T. W., Ishwaran, H., Hofstetter, W. L., Schipper, P. H., Kesler, K. A., Law, S., Lerut, T., Denlinger, C. E., Salo, J. A., Scott, W. J., Watson, T. J., Allen, M. S., Chen, L. Q., Rusch, V. W., Cerfolio, R. J., Luketich, J. D., Duranceau, A., Darling, G. E., Pera, M., Apperson-Hansen, C. & 1 others, Blackstone, E. H., Jan 1 2017, In : Annals of surgery. 265, 1, p. 122-129 8 p.

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38 Scopus citations

Exogenous GDF11 induces cardiac and skeletal muscle dysfunction and wasting

Zimmers, T. A., Jiang, Y., Wang, M., Liang, T. W., Rupert, J. E., Au, E. D., Marino, F. E., Couch, M. E. & Koniaris, L. G., Jul 1 2017, In : Basic Research in Cardiology. 112, 4, 48.

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39 Scopus citations

Gender differences in academic surgery, work-life balance, and satisfaction

Baptiste, D., Fecher, A. M., Dolejs, S. C., Yoder, J., Schmidt, C., Couch, M. E. & Ceppa, M., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 218, p. 99-107 9 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Giant Transdiaphragmatic Intercostal Hernia

Loumiotis, I. & Ceppa, M., Jul 1 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 104, 1, p. e93

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Lung cancer screening: what do long-term smokers know and believe?

Carter-Harris, L., Ceppa, D. K. P., Hanna, N. & Rawl, S. M., Feb 1 2017, In : Health Expectations. 20, 1, p. 59-68 10 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Multiblock high order Large Eddy Simulation of powered Fontan hemodynamics: Towards computational surgery

Delorme, Y. T., Rodefeld, M. & Frankel, S. H., Jan 17 2017, In : Computers and Fluids. 143, p. 16-31 16 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Pulse Oximeter Derived Blood Pressure Measurement in Patients With a Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device

Hellman, Y., Malik, A. S., Lane, K. A., Shen, C., Wang, I. W., Wozniak, T. C., Hashmi, Z. A., Munson, S. D., Pickrell, J., Caccamo, M. A., Gradus-Pizlo, I. & Hadi, A., May 2017, In : Artificial Organs. 41, 5, p. 424-430 7 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Regulation of myocardial stromal cell–derived factor 1α/CXCL12 by tumor necrosis factor signaling

Wang, M., Wang, L., Huang, C., Wang, I-W. & Turrentine, M., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 207, p. 155-163 9 p.

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Substernal reconstruction following esophagectomy: Operation of last resort?

Moremen, J. R., Ceppa, D. K. P., Rieger, K. M. & Birdas, T. J., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 9, 12, p. 5040-5045 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations