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5 Citations (Scopus)

Recipient body mass index and age interact to impact survival after heart transplantation

Weber, D. J., Hashmi, Z. A., Gracon, A. S. A., Hellman, Y. M., Patel, A. J., Wozniak, T. C. & Wang, I-W., Nov 1 2014, In : Clinical Transplantation. 28, 11, p. 1279-1286 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Body Mass Index
Thinness
Mortality
Morbid Obesity
2 Citations (Scopus)
Pancoast Syndrome
Thoracotomy
Postoperative Pain
Case-Control Studies
Thoracic Wall
11 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of donor age on survival after heart transplantation: An analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) registry

Weber, D. J., Wang, I-W., Gracon, A. S. A., Hellman, Y. M., Hormuth, D. A., Wozniak, T. C. & Hashmi, Z. A., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 29, 5, p. 723-728 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Registries
Tissue Donors
Survival
Transplantation
3 Citations (Scopus)

The prognostic value of architectural patterns in a study of 37 type AB thymomas

Vladislav, I. T., Polar, Y., Kesler, K., Loehrer, P. & Badve, S., 2014, In : Modern Pathology. 27, 6, p. 863-868 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Neoplasms
Lymphocytes
Precision Medicine
Hematoxylin
2 Citations (Scopus)

The role of induction therapy

Moremen, J. R., Skopelja, E. N. & Ceppa, M., 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 6, SUPPL.3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Induction Chemotherapy
Radiotherapy
Therapeutics
Incidence
22 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of Clinical T2N0M0 Esophageal Cancer

Hardacker, T. J., Ceppa, M., Okereke, I., Rieger, K., Jalal, S., LeBlanc, J. K., DeWitt, J., Kesler, K. & Birdas, T., Oct 8 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 12, p. 3739-3743 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Survival
Therapeutics
Adenocarcinoma
39 Citations (Scopus)
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Perforation
Stents
Therapeutics
Tertiary Care Centers
2013
15 Citations (Scopus)

A Gene Signature to Determine Metastatic Behavior in Thymomas

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., Loehrer, P. & Badve, S., Jul 24 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 7, e66047.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thymoma
Thymoma
metastasis
Genes
Neoplasm Metastasis
16 Citations (Scopus)

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., Yu, M., Yan, T. & Choy, H., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 8, 11, p. 1425-1429 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiotherapy
Carcinoma
Esophageal Neoplasms
Esophagectomy
Cetuximab
9 Citations (Scopus)
Catheters
Randomized Controlled Trials
Pediatrics
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Thoracic Surgery
36 Citations (Scopus)

Association of pulmonary conduit type and size with durability in infants and young children

Poynter, J. A., Eghtesady, P., McCrindle, B. W., Walters, H. L., Kirshbom, P. M., Blackstone, E. H., Husain, S. A., Overman, D. M., Austin, E. H., Karamlou, T., Lodge, A. J., St. Louis, J. D., Gruber, P. J., Ziemer, G., Davies, R. R., Jacobs, J. P., Brown, J., Williams, W. G., Tchervenkov, C. I., Jacobs, M. L. & 1 others, Caldarone, C. A., Nov 2013, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 96, 5, p. 1695-1702 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neck
Allografts
Lung
Pulmonary Artery
Statistical Factor Analysis
250 Citations (Scopus)

Berlin heart EXCOR pediatric ventricular assist device for bridge to heart transplantation in US children

Almond, C. S., Morales, D. L., Blackstone, E. H., Turrentine, M., Imamura, M., Massicotte, M. P., Jordan, L. C., Devaney, E. J., Ravishankar, C., Kanter, K. R., Holman, W., Kroslowitz, R., Tjossem, C., Thuita, L., Cohen, G. A., Buchholz, H., St. Louis, J. D., Nguyen, K., Niebler, R. A., Walters, H. L. & 8 others, Reemtsen, B., Wearden, P. D., Reinhartz, O., Guleserian, K. J., Mitchell, M. B., Bleiweis, M. S., Canter, C. E. & Humpl, T., Apr 23 2013, In : Circulation. 127, 16, p. 1702-1711 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Berlin
Heart Transplantation
Pediatrics
Equipment and Supplies
15 Citations (Scopus)
Histone Code
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Stem Cells
Genes
Acetylation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Early experiences and in-hospital results with a novel off-pump apico-aortic conduit

Reuthebuch, O., Fassl, J., Brown, J., Grapow, M. & Eckstein, F., Apr 2013, In : Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 16, 4, p. 482-487 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Aortic Valve
Mitral Valve
Dental Porcelain
22 Citations (Scopus)

Economic and social changes among distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Champion, V., Azzoli, C. G., Hanna, N., Jalal, S., Fakiris, A. J., Birdas, T., Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K., Einhorn, L., Monahan, P. & Ostroff, J. S., Mar 2013, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 21, 3, p. 819-826 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Change
Caregivers
Lung Neoplasms
Economics
Leisure Activities
12 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental characterization of powered Fontan hemodynamics in an idealized total cavopulmonary connection model

Kerlo, A. E. M., Delorme, Y. T., Xu, D., Frankel, S. H., Giridharan, G. A., Rodefeld, M. & Chen, J., Aug 2013, In : Experiments in Fluids. 54, 8, 1581.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hemodynamics
Hemodynamics
Pumps
pumps
Blood
12 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence, histology and management of intraluminal thrombus at post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection

Johnston, P., Beck, S. D. W., Cheng, L., Masterson, T., Bihrle, R., Kesler, K. & Foster, R., Sep 2013, In : Journal of Urology. 190, 3, p. 874-877 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymph Node Excision
Histology
Thrombosis
Drug Therapy
Incidence
20 Citations (Scopus)

Large eddy simulation of powered Fontan hemodynamics

Delorme, Y., Anupindi, K., Kerlo, A. E., Shetty, D., Rodefeld, M., Chen, J. & Frankel, S., Jan 18 2013, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 46, 2, p. 408-422 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemodynamics
Large eddy simulation
Pumps
Pulmonary Artery
Blood
15 Citations (Scopus)

Midterm survival of infants requiring postoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after Norwood palliation

Debrunner, M. G., Porayette, P., Breinholt, J. P., Turrentine, M. & Cordes, T. M., Mar 2013, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 34, 3, p. 570-575 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Survival
Survival Rate
Newborn Infant
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

New insight of ischemic postconditioning on stem cell therapy

Wang, M., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 183, 1, p. 91-93 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemic Postconditioning
Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation
Myocardial Reperfusion Injury
Acute Lung Injury
Cell- and Tissue-Based Therapy
9 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes of interrupted aortic arch repair using the carotid artery turndown procedure

Todman, S. H., Eltayeb, O., Ruzmetov, M., Rodefeld, M., Turrentine, M., Brown, J. & Breinholt, J. P., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 145, 1, p. 176-182 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Aorta
Carotid Arteries
Death Certificates
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Reoperation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Pediatric extracorporeal life support in specialized situations

Sivarajan, V. B., Almodovar, M. C., Rodefeld, M. & Laussen, P. C., Jun 2013, In : Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 14, 5 SUPPL

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Pediatrics
Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome
Myocarditis
Cardiac Catheterization
42 Citations (Scopus)

Performance evaluation of a pediatric viscous impeller pump for Fontan cavopulmonary assist

Giridharan, G. A., Koenig, S. C., Kennington, J., Sobieski, M. A., Chen, J., Frankel, S. H. & Rodefeld, M., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 145, 1, p. 249-257 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemolysis
Pediatrics
Pressure
Hemodynamics
Venae Cavae
44 Citations (Scopus)

Post-transplant outcomes of children bridged to transplant with the berlin heart EXCOR pediatric ventricular assist device

Eghtesady, P., Almond, C. S. D., Tjossem, C., Epstein, D., Imamura, M., Turrentine, M., Tweddell, J., Jaquiss, R. D. B. & Canter, C., Sep 10 2013, In : Circulation. 128, SUPPL.1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Berlin
Pediatrics
Transplants
Tissue and Organ Procurement

Refractory bleeding from a chest wall sarcoma: A rare indication for palliative resection

Weber, D. J., Coleman, J. J. & Kesler, K., Apr 12 2013, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 8, 1, 82.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Wall
Sarcoma
Hemorrhage
Radiotherapy
Neoplasm Metastasis
22 Citations (Scopus)

"Supercharged" isoperistaltic colon interposition for long-segment esophageal reconstruction

Kesler, K., Pillai, S. T., Birdas, T., Rieger, K., Okereke, I. C., Ceppa, M., Socas, J. & Starnes, S. L., Apr 2013, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 95, 4, p. 1162-1169 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colon
Colic
Stomach
Brachiocephalic Veins
Esophagectomy
29 Citations (Scopus)

Support service use and interest in support services among distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Champion, V., Hanna, N., Jalal, S., Fakiris, A. J., Birdas, T., Okereke, I. C., Kesler, K., Einhorn, L., Given, B. A., Monahan, P. & Ostroff, J. S., Jul 2013, In : Psycho-Oncology. 22, 7, p. 1549-1556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complementary Therapies
Caregivers
Lung Neoplasms
Mental Health Services
Cancer Care Facilities
7 Citations (Scopus)

Support service use and interest in support services among lung cancer patients

Mosher, C. E., Hanna, N., Jalal, S., Fakiris, A. J., Einhorn, L., Birdas, T., Kesler, K. & Champion, V., Oct 2013, In : Lung Cancer. 82, 1, p. 162-167 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Neoplasms
Complementary Therapies
Mental Health Services
Midwestern United States
Anxiety
21 Citations (Scopus)

The role of histology in predicting recurrence of type A thymomas: A clinicopathologic correlation of 23 cases

Vladislav, I. T., Polar, Y., Kesler, K., Loehrer, P. & Badve, S., Aug 2013, In : Modern Pathology. 26, 8, p. 1059-1064 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Histology
Recurrence
Neoplasm Metastasis
Necrosis
4 Citations (Scopus)

The ross operation in adolescents

Brown, J., Patel, P. M., Rodefeld, M. & Turrentine, M., 2013, In : World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Hearth Surgery. 4, 4, p. 403-411 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Survival
Autografts
Aortic Valve
163 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of small cell lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American college of chest physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

Jett, J. R., Schild, S. E., Kesler, K. & Kalemkerian, G. P., May 2013, In : Chest. 143, 5 SUPPL

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Practice
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Practice Guidelines
Lung Neoplasms
Thorax
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aortic Valve
Sheep
Thoracic Aorta
Equipment and Supplies
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve
Equipment and Supplies
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Thoracic Aorta
Dental Porcelain
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cardiac compression secondary to a massively dilated substernal colon conduit

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colon
Esophageal Atresia
Dilatation
Emergencies
Hemodynamics
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Cell Line
Neoplasms
Overlapping Genes
Molecular Pathology
26 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitral Valve
Reoperation
Heterografts
Mortality
Pediatrics
30 Citations (Scopus)

Extrathoracic metastases of thymic origin: A review of 35 cases

Vladislav, T., Jain, R. K., Alvarez, R., Mehta, R. J., Polar, Y., Kesler, K., Henley, J. D., Loehrer, P. & Badve, S., Mar 2012, In : Modern Pathology. 25, 3, p. 370-377 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Thymus Neoplasms
Differential Diagnosis
Thorax
7 Citations (Scopus)

Immune-mediated diseases and immunodeficiencies associated with thymic epithelial neoplasms

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymus Neoplasms
Glandular and Epithelial Neoplasms
Immune System Diseases
Immunoglobulin A
CD4-CD8 Ratio

Invited commentary

Kesler, K., May 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 93, 5, p. 1688-1689 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplastic Gene Expression Regulation
Inhibitor of Differentiation Protein 1
Esophageal Neoplasms
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
18 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular analysis of Thymoma

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thymoma
Thymoma
Gene expression
metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Testosterone
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Wounds and Injuries
Flutamide
Ventricular Pressure
282 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Pediatrics
Survival
Heart Transplantation
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumonectomy
Diverticulum
Fistula
Logistic Models
Radiation
34 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Balloon Valvuloplasty
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Dilatation
Aortic Valve
Newborn Infant
11 Citations (Scopus)

The "growing teratoma syndrome" in primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: Criteria based on current practice

Kesler, K., Patel, J. B., Kruter, L. E., Birdas, T., Rieger, K., Okereke, I. C. & Einhorn, L., Aug 2012, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 144, 2, p. 438-443 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teratoma
Drug Therapy
Tumor Biomarkers
Biomarkers
Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor
40 Citations (Scopus)

Thymic carcinoma: Outcomes after surgical resection

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Survival
Superior Vena Cava
Pneumonectomy
Neoplasms
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toll-Like Receptor 4
Cell Survival
Stem Cells
Wounds and Injuries
MAP Kinase Signaling System
2011
23 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jugular Veins
Transplants
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
Mortality
Prostheses and Implants
2 Citations (Scopus)

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., Oct 2011, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 39, 8, p. 690-692 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Infection
Population