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2010

Optimum lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer

Rizk, N. P., Ishwaran, H., Rice, T. W., Chen, L. Q., Schipper, P. H., Kesler, K. A., Law, S., Lerut, T. E. M. R., Reed, C. E., Salo, J. A., Scott, W. J., Hofstetter, W. L., Watson, T. J., Allen, M. S., Rusch, V. W. & Blackstone, E. H., Jan 1 2010, In : Annals of surgery. 251, 1, p. 46-50 5 p.

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280 Scopus citations

Performance of the CryoValve* SG human decellularized pulmonary valve in 342 patients relative to the conventional CryoValve at a mean follow-up of four years

Brown, J. W., Elkins, R. C., Clarke, D. R., Tweddell, J. S., Huddleston, C. B., Doty, J. R., Fehrenbacher, J. W. & Takkenberg, J. J. M., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 139, 2, p. 339-348 10 p.

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44 Scopus citations

Prognostic Indicators After Surgery for Thymoma

Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Morad, M. H., Mi, D., Rieger, K. M., Birdas, T. J., Badve, S., Henley, J. D., Turrentine, M. W., Nelson, R. P. & Loehrer, P. J., Apr 1 2010, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 89, 4, p. 1071-1079 9 p.

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32 Scopus citations

Prophylaxis of Atrial Fibrillation After Noncardiac Thoracic Surgery

Tisdale, J. E., Wroblewski, H. A. & Kesler, K. A., Dec 1 2010, In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 22, 4, p. 310-320 11 p.

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23 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations

Selective Use of Left Heart Bypass for Aortic Coarctation

Fiore, A. C., Ruzmetov, M., Johnson, R. G., Rodefeld, M. D., Rieger, K., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Mar 1 2010, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 89, 3, p. 851-857 7 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Simulation in coronary artery anastomosis early in cardiothoracic surgical residency training: The Boot Camp experience

Fann, J. I., Calhoon, J. H., Carpenter, A. J., Merrill, W. H., Brown, J. W., Poston, R. S., Kalani, M., Murray, G. F., Hicks, G. L. & Feins, R. H., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 139, 5, p. 1275-1281 7 p.

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90 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Testosterone-down-regulated akt pathway during cardiac ischemia/ reperfusion: A mechanism involving BAD, Bcl-2 and FOXO3a

Huang, C., Gu, H., Zhang, W., Herrmann, J. L. & Wang, M., Nov 1 2010, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 164, 1, p. e1-e11

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40 Scopus citations

TNF receptor 2, not TNF receptor 1, enhances mesenchymal stem cell-mediated cardiac protection following acute ischemia

Kelly, M. L., Wang, M., Crisostomo, P. R., Abarbanell, A. M., Herrmann, J. L., Weil, B. R. & Meldrum, D. R., Jun 1 2010, In : Shock. 33, 6, p. 602-607 6 p.

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31 Scopus citations

WHO types A and AB thymomas: Not always benign

Jain, R. K., Mehta, R. J., Henley, J. D., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Dec 1 2010, In : Modern Pathology. 23, 12, p. 1641-1649 9 p.

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29 Scopus citations
2011

A Bovine Jugular Vein Conduit: A ten-year bi-institutional experience

Fiore, A. C., Brown, J. W., Turrentine, M. W., Ruzmetov, M., Huynh, D., Hanley, S. & Rodefeld, M. D., Jul 1 2011, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 92, 1, p. 183-192 10 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Attempts to change culture in a line-obsessed pediatric world: The Riley Heart Center line initiative

Cox, E., Flaspohler, T., Jennings, A., Bringman, S., Crumpacker, B., Cordes, T. & Turrentine, M. W., Oct 1 2011, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 39, 8, p. 690-692 3 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Bridging children of all sizes to cardiac transplantation: The initial multicenter North American experience with the Berlin Heart EXCOR ventricular assist device

Morales, D. L. S., Almond, C. S. D., Jaquiss, R. D. B., Rosenthal, D. N., Naftel, D. C., Massicotte, M. P., Humpl, T., Turrentine, M. W., Tweddell, J. S., Cohen, G. A., Kroslowitz, R., Devaney, E. J., Canter, C. E., Fynn-Thompson, F., Reinhartz, O., Imamura, M., Ghanayem, N. S., Buchholz, H., Furness, S., Mazor, R. & 2 others, Gandhi, S. K. & Fraser, C. D., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 30, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

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195 Scopus citations

Cavopulmonary Assist: (Em)powering the Univentricular Fontan Circulation

Rodefeld, M. D., Frankel, S. H. & Giridharan, G. A., Mar 30 2011, In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. 14, 1, p. 45-54 10 p.

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53 Scopus citations

Cefuroxime pharmacokinetics in pediatric cardiovascular surgery patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass

Knoderer, C. A., Saft, S. A., Walker, S. G., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W., Brown, J. W., Healy, D. P. & Sowinski, K. M., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 25, 3, p. 425-430 6 p.

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18 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations

Design Optimization and Performance Studies of an Adult Scale Viscous Impeller Pump for Powered Fontan in an Idealized Total Cavopulmonary Connection

Kennington, J. R., Frankel, S. H., Chen, J., Koenig, S. C., Sobieski, M. A., Giridharan, G. A. & Rodefeld, M. D., Dec 1 2011, In : Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology. 2, 4, p. 237-243 7 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Efficacy of limited cefuroxime prophylaxis in pediatric patients after cardiovascular surgery

Knoderer, C. A., Cox, E. G., Berg, M. D., Webster, A. H. & Turrentine, M. W., May 15 2011, In : American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 68, 10, p. 909-914 6 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Estrogen-induced SDF-1 production is mediated by estrogen receptor-α in female hearts after acute ischemia and reperfusion

Huang, C., Gu, H., Wang, Y. & Wang, M., Aug 1 2011, In : Surgery. 150, 2, p. 197-203 7 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Left ventricular assist device in pregnancy

LaRue, S., Shanks, A., Wang, I. W., Ewald, G., Anderson, D. & Joseph, S., Aug 1 2011, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 118, 2 PART 2, p. 426-428 3 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Long-term outcome of a phase II study of docetaxel-based multimodality chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced carcinoma of the esophagus or gastroesophageal junction

Choong, N. W., Mauer, A. M., Haraf, D. C., Ferguson, M. K., Sandler, A. B., Kesler, K. A., Fishkin, P. A. S., Ansari, R. H., Wade, J., Krauss, S. A., Sciortino, D. F., Posner, M. C., Kocherginsky, M., Hoffman, P. C., Szeto, L. & Vokes, E. E., Dec 1 2011, In : Medical Oncology. 28, SUPPL. 1, p. S152-S161

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10 Scopus citations

Metabolomics study of esophageal adenocarcinoma

Zhang, J., Liu, L., Wei, S., Nagana Gowda, G. A., Hammoud, Z., Kesler, K. A. & Raftery, D., Feb 2011, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 141, 2, p. 469-475.e4

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47 Scopus citations

Performance of SynerGraft decellularized pulmonary homograft in patients undergoing a Ross procedure

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Eltayeb, O., Rodefeld, M. D. & Turrentine, M. W., Feb 1 2011, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 91, 2, p. 416-423 8 p.

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45 Scopus citations

Prediction of postoperative recurrence-free survival in non-small cell lung cancer by using an internationally validated gene expression model

Mitra, R., Lee, J., Jo, J., Milani, M., McClintick, J. N., Edenberg, H. J., Kesler, K. A., Rieger, K. M., Badve, S., Cummings, O. W., Mohiuddin, A., Thomas, D. G., Luo, X., Juliar, B. E., Li, L., Mesaros, C., Blair, I. A., Srirangam, A., Kratzke, R. A., McDonald, C. J. & 2 others, Kim, J. & Potter, D. A., May 1 2011, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 17, 9, p. 2934-2946 13 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Rastelli operation for transposition of the great arteries with ventricular septal defect and pulmonary stenosis

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Huynh, D., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W. & Fiore, A. C., Jan 1 2011, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 91, 1, p. 188-194 7 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Ross root dilation in adult patients: Is preoperative aortic insufficiency associated with increased late autograft reoperation?

Brown, J. W., Fehrenbacher, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Shahriari, A., Miller, J. & Turrentine, M. W., Jul 1 2011, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 92, 1, p. 74-81 8 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Sca-1+ cardiac stem cells mediate acute cardioprotection via paracrine factor SDF-1 following myocardial ischemia/reperfusion

Huang, C., Gu, H., Yu, Q., Manukyan, M. C., Poynter, J. A. & Wang, M., Dec 15 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 12, e29246.

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49 Scopus citations
62 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Survival after resection for metastatic testicular nonseminomatous germ cell cancer to the lung or mediastinum

Kesler, K. A., Kruter, L. E., Perkins, S. M., Rieger, K. M., Sullivan, K. J., Runyan, M. L., Brown, J. W. & Einhorn, L. H., Apr 1 2011, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 91, 4, p. 1085-1093 9 p.

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21 Scopus citations

The Ross full root replacement in adults with bicuspid aortic valve disease

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Shahriari, A., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W. & Mahomed, Y., May 1 2011, In : Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 20, 3, p. 332-339 8 p.

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9 Scopus citations
2012

An automated coring and apical connector insertion device facilitates aortic valve bypass (apicoaortic conduit) surgery: Preclinical experience in a chronic ovine model

Gammie, J. S., Brown, J. W., Crunkleton, J. A., Bittle, G. J., Stauffer, C. E., Liepert, A. G. & Ghoreishi, M., Jul 1 2012, In : Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 21, 4, p. 494-501 8 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Automated coring and apical connector insertion device for aortic valve bypass surgery

Adams, C., Guo, L. R., Jones, P. M., Harle, C., Brown, J. W., Gammie, J. S. & Kiaii, B., Jan 1 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 93, 1, p. 290-293 4 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Cardiac compression secondary to a massively dilated substernal colon conduit

Khan, B. A., Ionescu, R. C., Halal, A. M. & Kesler, K. A., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 47, 11, p. 2126-2128 3 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Establishment and characterization of a novel cell line derived from human thymoma AB tumor

Gökmen-Polar, Y., Sanders, K. L., Goswami, C. P., Cano, O. D., Zaheer, N. A., Jain, R. K., Kesler, K. A., Nelson, R. P., Vance, G. H., Smith, D., Li, L., Cardoso, A. A., Badve, S., Loehrer, P. J. & Sledge, G. W., Nov 1 2012, In : Laboratory Investigation. 92, 11, p. 1564-1573 10 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Evaluation of GI bleeding after implantation of left ventricular assist device

Kushnir, V. M., Sharma, S., Ewald, G. A., Seccombe, J., Novak, E., Wang, I. W., Joseph, S. M. & Gyawali, C. P., May 1 2012, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 75, 5, p. 973-979 7 p.

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58 Scopus citations

Evolution of mitral valve replacement in children: A 40-year experience

Brown, J. W., Fiore, A. C., Ruzmetov, M., Eltayeb, O., Rodefeld, M. D. & Turrentine, M. W., Feb 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 93, 2, p. 626-633 8 p.

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32 Scopus citations

Immune-mediated diseases and immunodeficiencies associated with thymic epithelial neoplasms

Khawaja, M. R., Nelson, R. P., Miller, N., Badve, S. S., Loehrer, E., Czader, M., Perkins, S. M., Kesler, K. & Loehrer, P. J., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Immunology. 32, 3, p. 430-437 8 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Molecular analysis of Thymoma

Badve, S., Goswami, C., Gökmen-Polar, Y., Nelson, R. P., Henley, J., Miller, N., Zaheer, N. A., Sledge, G. W., Li, L., Kesler, K. A. & Loehrer, P. J., Aug 13 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 8, e42669.

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20 Scopus citations

Original article role of endogenous testosterone in TNF-induced myocardial injury in males

Wang, M., Gu, H., Brewster, B. D. & Huang, C., Apr 26 2012, In : International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. 5, 2, p. 96-104 9 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Prospective trial of a pediatric ventricular assist device

Fraser, C. D., Jaquiss, R. D. B., Rosenthal, D. N., Humpl, T., Canter, C. E., Blackstone, E. H., Naftel, D. C., Ichord, R. N., Bomgaars, L., Tweddell, J. S., Massicotte, M. P., Turrentine, M. W., Cohen, G. A., Devaney, E. J., Pearce, F. B., Carberry, K. E., Kroslowitz, R. & Almond, C. S., Aug 9 2012, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 367, 6, p. 532-541 10 p.

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304 Scopus citations

Right ventricular arrhythmogenesis in failing human heart: The role of conduction and repolarization remodeling

Lou, Q., Janks, D. L., Holzem, K. M., Lang, D., Onal, B., Ambrosi, C. M., Fedorov, V. V., Wang, I. W. & Efimov, I. R., Dec 15 2012, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 303, 12, p. H1426-H1434

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17 Scopus citations

Risk factors for bronchopleural fistula after right pneumonectomy: Does eliminating the stump diverticulum provide protection?

Birdas, T. J., Morad, M. H., Okereke, I. C., Rieger, K. M., Kruter, L. E., Mathur, P. N. & Kesler, K. A., Apr 1 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 4, p. 1336-1342 7 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Surgical valvuloplasty versus balloon aortic dilation for congenital aortic stenosis: Are evidence-based outcomes relevant?

Brown, J. W., Rodefeld, M. D., Ruzmetov, M., Eltayeb, O., Yurdakok, O. & Turrentine, M. W., Jul 1 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 94, 1, p. 146-155 10 p.

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37 Scopus citations
14 Scopus citations

Thymic carcinoma: Outcomes after surgical resection

Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K. A., Freeman, R. K., Rieger, K. M., Birdas, T. J., Ascioti, A. J., Badve, S., Nelson, R. P. & Loehrer, P. J., May 1 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 93, 5, p. 1668-1673 6 p.

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40 Scopus citations

Toll-like receptor 4 ablation improves stem cell survival after hypoxic injury

Brewster, B. D., Rouch, J. D., Wang, M. & Meldrum, D. R., Oct 1 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 177, 2, p. 330-333 4 p.

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8 Scopus citations
2013

A Gene Signature to Determine Metastatic Behavior in Thymomas

Gökmen-Polar, Y., Cook, R. W., Goswami, C. P., Wilkinson, J., Maetzold, D., Stone, J. F., Oelschlager, K. M., Vladislav, I. T., Shirar, K. L., Kesler, K. A., Loehrer, P. J. & Badve, S., Jul 24 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 7, e66047.

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17 Scopus citations

A Phase II study with cetuximab and radiation therapy for patients with surgically resectable esophageal and GE junction carcinomas: Hoosier oncology group G05-92

Becerra, C. R., Hanna, N., Mccollum, A. D., Becharm, N., Timmerman, R. D., Dimaio, M., Kesler, K. A., Yu, M., Yan, T. & Choy, H., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 8, 11, p. 1425-1429 5 p.

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16 Scopus citations