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2004

Preconditioning up-regulates the soluble TNF receptor I response to endotoxin

Wang, M., Meng, X., Tsai, B., Wang, J. F., Turrentine, M., Brown, J. W. & Meldrum, D. R., Sep 1 2004, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 121, 1, p. 20-24 5 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Reduced pericardial levels of endostatin correlate with collateral development in patients with ischemic heart disease

Panchal, V. R., Rehman, J., Nguyen, A. T., Brown, J. W., Turrentine, M. W., Mahomed, Y. & March, K. L., Apr 21 2004, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 43, 8, p. 1383-1387 5 p.

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57 Scopus citations

Short- and long-term outcomes after large pulmonary resection for germ cell tumors after bleomycin-combination chemotherapy

Andrade, R. S., Kesler, K. A., Wilson, J. L., Brooks, J. A., Reichwage, B. D., Rieger, K. M., Einhorn, L. H. & Brown, J. W., Oct 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 78, 4, p. 1224-1228 5 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Syntaxin 1A regulation of weakly inactivating N-type Ca2+ channels

Hurley, J. H., Cahill, A. L., Wang, M. & Fox, A. P., Oct 15 2004, In : Journal of Physiology. 560, 2, p. 351-363 13 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Thoracoscopy-assisted Heller myotomy for the treatment of achalasia: Results of a minimally invasive technique

Kesler, K. A., Tarvin, S. E., Brooks, J. A., Rieger, K. M., Lehman, G. A. & Brown, J. W., Feb 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 77, 2, p. 385-392 8 p.

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16 Scopus citations
2005

Acute hemodynamic effects of pacing in patients with fontan physiology: A prospective study

Barber, B. J., Batra, A. S., Burch, G. H., Shen, I., Ungerleider, R. M., Brown, J. W., Turrentine, M. W., Mori, M., Hsieh, Y. C. & Balaji, S., Nov 15 2005, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 46, 10, p. 1937-1942 6 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Aprotinin improves kidney function and decreases tubular cell apoptosis and proapoptotic signaling after renal ischemia-reperfusion

Kher, A., Meldrum, K. K., Hile, K. L., Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Turrentine, M. W., Brown, J. W. & Meldrum, D. R., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 130, 3, p. 662.e1-662.e11

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27 Scopus citations

A retrospective analysis of locally advanced esophageal cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy followed by surgery or surgery alone

Kesler, K. A., Helft, P. R., Werner, E. A., Jain, N. P., Brooks, J. A., DeWitt, J. M., Leblanc, J. K., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. H. & Brown, J. W., Apr 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 79, 4, p. 1116-1121 6 p.

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32 Scopus citations

Chronic outpatient sildenafil therapy for pulmonary hypertension in a child after cardiac surgery

Knoderer, C. A., Ebenroth, E. S. & Brown, J. W., Dec 1 2005, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 26, 6, p. 859-861 3 p.

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10 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

Endothelium-dependent pulmonary artery vasorelaxation is dysfunctional in males but not females after acute lung injury

Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Pitcher, J. M., Kher, A., Brown, J. W. & Meldrum, D. R., Jul 1 2005, In : Surgery. 138, 1, p. 78-84 7 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Is the preconditioning threshold different in females?

Pitcher, J. M., Nagy, R. D., Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Kher, A. & Meldrum, D. R., May 15 2005, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 125, 2, p. 168-172 5 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Long-term results of apical aortic conduits in children with complex left ventricular outflow tract obstruction

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Fiore, A. C., Rodefeld, M. D., Girod, D. A. & Turrentine, M. W., Dec 1 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 80, 6, p. 2301-2308 8 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Modified Fontan operation in patients with anomalies of systemic and pulmonary venous connection

Ruzmetov, M., Rodefeld, M. D., Vijay, P., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Oct 1 2005, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 26, 5, p. 608-613 6 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Operative results and outcomes in children with Shone's anomaly

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Hoyer, M. H., Girod, D., Rodefeld, M. D. & Turrentine, M. W., Apr 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 79, 4, p. 1358-1365 8 p.

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46 Scopus citations

p38 mitogen activated protein kinase mediates both death signaling and functional depression in the heart

Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Turrentine, M. W., Mahomed, Y., Brown, J. W. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 1 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 80, 6, p. 2235-2241 7 p.

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39 Scopus citations

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in children after the Kawashima operation

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Rodefeld, M. D. & Turrentine, M. W., Nov 1 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 80, 5, p. 1592-1596 5 p.

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43 Scopus citations

Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome associated with left ventricular assist device

Williams, L. R., Darragh, R. K., Sokol, D. K., Edwards-Brown, M. & Turrentine, M. W., Dec 1 2005, In : Transplantation proceedings. 37, 10, p. 4513-4514 2 p.

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8 Scopus citations
120 Scopus citations

Role of endogenous testosterone in myocardial proinflammatory and proapoptotic signaling after acute ischemia-reperfusion

Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Kher, A., Baker, L. B., Wairiuko, G. M. & Meldrum, D. R., Jan 1 2005, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 288, 1 57-1, p. H221-H226

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93 Scopus citations

Sex differences in the myocardial inflammatory response to ischemia-reperfusion injury

Wang, M., Baker, L., Tsai, B. M., Meldrum, K. K. & Meldrum, D. R., Feb 1 2005, In : American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. 288, 2 51-2, p. E321-E326

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115 Scopus citations

Sexual dimorphism in myocardial tumor necrosis factor-α and cardiac function during endotoxin tolerance

Pitcher, J. M., Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Kher, A., Brown, J. W. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 1 2005, In : Surgery. 138, 2, p. 223-228 6 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Staged surgical repair of functional single ventricle in infants with unobstructed pulmonary blood flow

Rodefeld, M. D., Ruzmetov, M., Schamberger, M. S., Girod, D. A., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Jun 1 2005, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 27, 6, p. 949-955 7 p.

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19 Scopus citations

Surgical salvage therapy for malignant intrathoracic metastases from nonseminomatous germ cell cancer of testicular origin: Analysis of a single-institution experience

Kesler, K. A., Wilson, J. L., Cosgrove, J. A., Brooks, J. A., Messiha, A., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. H. & Brown, J. W., Aug 1 2005, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 130, 2, p. 408-415 8 p.

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31 Scopus citations

Surgical treatment of pulmonary artery sling and tracheal stenosis

Fiore, A. C., Brown, J. W., Weber, T. R. & Turrentine, M. W., Jan 1 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 79, 1, p. 38-46 9 p.

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105 Scopus citations

Zaprinast attenuates hypoxic pulmonary artery injury and causes less aortic relaxation than milrinone

Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Pitcher, J. M., Kher, A., Crisostomo, P. & Meldrum, D. R., Nov 1 2005, In : Shock. 24, 5, p. 417-420 4 p.

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10 Scopus citations
2006

17-β-Estradiol decreases p38 MAPK-mediated myocardial inflammation and dysfunction following acute ischemia

Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Reiger, K. M., Brown, J. W. & Meldrum, D. R., Feb 1 2006, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 40, 2, p. 205-212 8 p.

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82 Scopus citations

AJR teaching file: Right ventricular mass presenting with a heart murmur

Choplin, R. H. & Turrentine, M. W., Dec 1 2006, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 187, SUPPL. 6, p. S505-S507

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3 Scopus citations

Aortic Valve Bypass for the High-Risk Patient With Aortic Stenosis

Gammie, J. S., Brown, J. W., Brown, J. M., Poston, R. S., Pierson, R. N., Odonkor, P. N., White, C. S., Gottdiener, J. S. & Griffith, B. P., May 1 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 81, 5, p. 1605-1610 6 p.

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45 Scopus citations

A prospective analysis of the incidence and risk factors associated with junctional ectopic tachycardia following surgery for congenital heart disease

Batra, A. S., Chun, D. S., Johnson, T. R., Maldonado, E. M., Kashyap, B. A., Maiers, J., Lindblade, C. L., Rodefeld, M., Brown, J. W. & Hubbard, J. E., Feb 1 2006, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 27, 1, p. 51-55 5 p.

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77 Scopus citations

Can pulmonary conduit dysfunction and failure be reduced in infants and children less than age 2 years at initial implantation?

Karamlou, T., Blackstone, E. H., Hawkins, J. A., Jacobs, M. L., Kanter, K. R., Brown, J. W., Mavroudis, C., Caldarone, C. A., Williams, W. G. & McCrindle, B. W., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 132, 4, p. 829-838.e5

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66 Scopus citations
56 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

Disparate IL-1β and iNOS gene expression in the aorta and pulmonary artery after endotoxemia

Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Pitcher, J. M., Kher, A. & Meldrum, D. R., Feb 1 2006, In : Surgical Infections. 7, 1, p. 21-27 7 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Does endogenous testosterone mediate the lower preconditioning threshold in males?

Nelson, N. T., Mahomed, A. J., Pitcher, J. M., Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Mahomed, Y., Brown, J. W., Crisostomo, P. & Meldrum, D. R., Mar 1 2006, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 131, 1, p. 86-90 5 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Endogenous estrogen mediates a higher threshold for endotoxin-induced myocardial protection in females

Pitcher, J. M., Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Kher, A., Nelson, N. T. & Meldrum, D. R., Jan 1 2006, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 290, 1, p. R27-R33

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14 Scopus citations

Estrogen receptor-α mediates acute myocardial protection in females

Wang, M., Crisostomo, P., Wairiuko, G. M. & Meldrum, D. R., Jun 1 2006, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 290, 6, p. H2204-H2209

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133 Scopus citations

Evolution of aortic valve replacement in children: A single center experience

Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Nov 10 2006, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 113, 2, p. 194-200 7 p.

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33 Scopus citations

Fate of the autograft and homograft following ross aortic valve replacement: Reoperative frequency, outcome, and management

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Fukui, T., Rodefeld, M. D., Mahomed, Y. & Turrentine, M. W., Mar 1 2006, In : Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 15, 2, p. 253-260 8 p.

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26 Scopus citations

High passage number of stem cells adversely affects stem cell activation and myocardial protection

Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Wairiuko, G. M., Morrell, E. D., Terrell, A. M., Seshadri, P., Nam, U. H. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 1 2006, In : Shock. 26, 6, p. 575-580 6 p.

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125 Scopus citations

Human progenitor cells from bone marrow or adipose tissue produce VEGF, HGF, and IGF-I in response to TNF by a p38 MAPK-dependent mechanism

Wang, M., Crisostomo, P. R., Herring, C., Meldrum, K. K. & Meldrum, D. R., Oct 9 2006, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 291, 4, p. R880-R884

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222 Scopus citations

Lepirudin anticoagulation for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia after cardiac surgery in a pediatric patient

Knoderer, C. A., Knoderer, H. M., Turrentine, M. W. & Kumar, M., May 2006, In : Pharmacotherapy. 26, 5 I, p. 709-712 4 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Long-term results of surgical repair in patients with congenital subaortic stenosis

Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Jun 1 2006, In : Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 5, 3, p. 227-233 7 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Long-term survival after excision of a solitary esophageal cancer brain metastasis

Kesler, K. A., Hammoud, Z. T., Helft, P. R., Rieger, K. M., Pritz, M. B. & Brown, J. W., Feb 1 2006, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 131, 2, p. 497-498 2 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Mitral valve replacement with Ross II technique: Initial experience

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Rodefeld, M. D. & Turrentine, M. W., Feb 1 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 81, 2, p. 502-508 7 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Neonatal cavopulmonary assist: Pulsatile versus steady-flow pulmonary perfusion

Myers, C. D., Boyd, J. H., Presson, R. G., Vijay, P., Coats, A. C., Brown, J. W. & Rodefeld, M. D., Jan 1 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 81, 1, p. 257-263 7 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Outcomes in patients with interrupted aortic arch and associated anomalies: a 20-year experience

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Okada, Y., Vijay, P., Rodefeld, M. D. & Turrentine, M. W., May 1 2006, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 29, 5, p. 666-673 8 p.

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70 Scopus citations

p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Mediates the Sustained Phase of Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction and Plays a Role in Phase I Vasodilation

Morrell, E. D., Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Crisostomo, P. R. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 1 2006, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 134, 2, p. 335-341 7 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Postconditioning in Females Depends on Injury Severity

Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Wairiuko, G. M., Terrell, A. M. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 1 2006, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 134, 2, p. 342-347 6 p.

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29 Scopus citations