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67 Citations (Scopus)

IL-18 binding protein-expressing mesenchymal stem cells improve myocardial protection after ischemia or infarction

Wang, M., Tan, J., Wang, Y., Meldrum, K. K., Dinarello, C. A. & Meldrum, D. R., Oct 13 2009, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 41, p. 17499-17504 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Infarction
Ischemia
Interleukin-18
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
18 Citations (Scopus)

MEK mediates the novel cross talk between TNFR2 and TGF-EGFR in enhancing vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) secretion from human mesenchymal stem cells

Wang, Y., Wang, M., Abarbanell, A. M., Weil, B. R., Herrmann, J. L., Tan, J., Novotny, N. M., Coffey, A. C. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 2009, In : Surgery. 146, 2, p. 198-205 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Receptors, Tumor Necrosis Factor, Type I
Transforming Growth Factor alpha
Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Kinases
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
34 Citations (Scopus)

Midterm Results of Ross Aortic Valve Replacement: A Single-Institution Experience

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Shahriari, A., Rodefeld, M., Mahomed, Y. & Turrentine, M., Aug 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 88, 2, p. 601-608 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autografts
Aortic Valve
Allografts
Dilatation
Reoperation
12 Citations (Scopus)

Multimodality Treatment of Germ Cell Tumors of the Mediastinum

Kesler, K. & Einhorn, L., Feb 2009, In : Thoracic Surgery Clinics. 19, 1, p. 63-69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Mediastinum
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor
19 Citations (Scopus)

Outcome following resection for patients with primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ-cell tumors and rising serum tumor markers post-chemotherapy

Radaideh, S. M., Cook, V. C., Kesler, K. & Einhorn, L., Nov 4 2009, In : Annals of Oncology. 21, 4, p. 804-807 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumor Biomarkers
Biomarkers
Drug Therapy
Platinum
Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor
5 Citations (Scopus)

Proinflammatory stem cell signaling in cardiac ischemia

Herrmann, J. L., Markel, T. A., Abarbanell, A. M., Weil, B. R., Wang, M., Wang, Y., Tan, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 1 2009, In : Antioxidants and Redox Signaling. 11, 8, p. 1883-1896 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell signaling
Stem cells
Stem Cells
Ischemia
Cell- and Tissue-Based Therapy
32 Citations (Scopus)

Recurrent Coarctation: Is Surgical Repair of Recurrent Coarctation of the Aorta Safe and Effective?

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Hoyer, M., Rodefeld, M. & Turrentine, M., Dec 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 88, 6, p. 1923-1931 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Coarctation
Recurrence
Stents
False Aneurysm
Angioplasty
31 Citations (Scopus)

Rituximab for the treatment of thymoma-associated and de novo myasthenia gravis: 3 cases and review

Nelson, R., Pascuzzi, R., Kesler, K., Walsh, L., Faught, P. P., Ramanuja, S., Pescovitz, M. D. & Loehrer, P., Jun 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. 10, 4, p. 170-177 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Myasthenia Gravis
Therapeutics
Neuromuscular Junction
Immune System Diseases
22 Citations (Scopus)
Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1
STAT3 Transcription Factor
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Estrogen Receptors
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
1 Citation (Scopus)
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
Bioprosthesis
Dental Porcelain
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Aortic Valve Stenosis
23 Citations (Scopus)

Subaortic obstruction in univentricular heart: results using the double barrel Damus-Kaye Stansel operation

Fiore, A. C., Rodefeld, M., ViJay, P., Turrentine, M., Seithel, C., Ruzmetov, M. & Brown, J., Jan 2009, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 35, 1, p. 141-146 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Artery
Lung
Fontan Procedure
Mortality
Survivors
16 Citations (Scopus)
Ventricular Heart Septal Defects
False Aneurysm
Catheterization
Equipment and Supplies
Heart Ventricles
21 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical Management of Pulmonary and Mediastinal Sequelae of Histoplasmosis: A Challenging Spectrum

Hammoud, Z. T., Rose, A. S., Hage, C., Knox, K. S., Rieger, K. & Kesler, K., Aug 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 88, 2, p. 399-403 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Histoplasmosis
Lung
Thorax
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Hemoptysis
6 Citations (Scopus)

Technique of Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumor Resection

Kesler, K., Mar 2009, In : Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 14, 1, p. 55-65 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
7 Citations (Scopus)

Transverse Aortic Arch Obstruction: When to Go from the Front

Brown, J., Rodefeld, M. & Ruzmetov, M., 2009, In : Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. 12, 1, p. 66-69 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Aorta
Sternotomy
Thoracotomy
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
261 Citations (Scopus)

Worldwide esophageal cancer collaboration

Rice, T. W., Rusch, V. W., Apperson-Hansen, C., Allen, M. S., Chen, L. Q., Hunter, J. G., Kesler, K., Law, S., Lerut, T. E. M. R., Reed, C. E., Salo, J. A., Scott, W. J., Swisher, S. G., Watson, T. J. & Blackstone, E. H., 2009, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 22, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Esophagectomy
Survival
Databases
Neoplasms
50 Citations (Scopus)

β-Blockers in sepsis: Reexamining the evidence

Novotny, N. M., Lahm, T., Markel, T. A., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Wang, Y., Ray, R., Tan, J., Al-Azzawi, D. & Meldrum, D. R., Feb 2009, In : Shock. 31, 2, p. 113-119 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sepsis
Glucose
Mortality
Antihypertensive Agents
Intensive Care Units
2008
59 Citations (Scopus)
Bleomycin
Survival
Germ Cells
Drug Therapy
Teratoma
8 Citations (Scopus)

A single center's experience with the ross procedure in pediatrics

Kirkpatrick, E., Hurwitz, R. & Brown, J., Sep 2008, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 29, 5, p. 894-900 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve
Reoperation
Pediatrics
Autografts
Sinus of Valsalva
6 Citations (Scopus)

Carinaplasty Airway Closure: A Technique for Right Pneumonectomy

Kesler, K., Hammoud, Z. T., Rieger, K., Kruter, L. E., Yu, M. & Brown, J., Apr 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 85, 4, p. 1178-1186 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumonectomy
Fistula
Artificial Respiration
Morbidity
Mortality
16 Citations (Scopus)

Deleterious effects of endogenous and exogenous testosterone on mesenchymal stem cell VEGF production

Ray, R., Herring, C. M., Markel, T. A., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Weil, B., Lahm, T. & Meldrum, D. R., May 2008, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 294, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
Testosterone
Bone Marrow
Estrogens
32 Citations (Scopus)
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve
Pulmonary Artery
Coronary Vessels
Survival
59 Citations (Scopus)
Embryonic Stem Cells
Ischemia
Inflammation
Bone Marrow Cells
Stem Cells

Erratum: Mechanical cavopulmonary assist for the univentricular fontan circulation using a novel folding propeller blood pump (American Society of Artificial Internal Organs Journal (2007) 53 (734-741)

Throckmorton, A. L., Ballman, K. K., Myers, C. D., Litwak, K. N., Frankel, S. H. & Rodefeld, M., Nov 2008, In : ASAIO Journal. 54, 6, p. 635 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial Organs
Propellers
Blood
Pumps
55 Citations (Scopus)

Estrogen receptor beta mediates acute myocardial protection following ischemia

Wang, M., Crisostomo, P. R., Markel, T., Wang, Y., Lillemoe, K. D. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 2008, In : Surgery. 144, 2, p. 233-238 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Estrogen Receptor beta
Ischemia
Reperfusion
Interleukin-1
Interleukin-6
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ethyl Pyruvate Inhibits Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction and Attenuates Pulmonary Artery Cytokine Expression

Tsai, B. M., Lahm, T., Morrell, E. D., Crisostomo, P. R., Poynter, J., Wang, M. & Meldrum, D. R., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 145, 1, p. 130-134 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasoconstriction
Pulmonary Artery
Cytokines
Lung
Down-Regulation
31 Citations (Scopus)

Exogenous estrogen rapidly attenuates pulmonary artery vasoreactivity and acute hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction

Lahm, T., Crisostomo, P. R., Markel, T. A., Wang, M., Wang, Y., Weil, B. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 2008, In : Shock. 30, 6, p. 660-667 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasoconstriction
Pulmonary Artery
Estrogens
Lung
Sprague Dawley Rats
5 Citations (Scopus)

Females Exhibit Relative Resistance to Depressive Effects of Tumor Necrosis Factor-α on the Myocardium

Sando, I. C., Wang, Y., Crisostomo, P. R., Markel, T. A., Sharma, R., Erwin, G. S., Guzman, M. J., Meldrum, D. R. & Wang, M., Nov 2008, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 150, 1, p. 92-99 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardium
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Metestrus
Diestrus
Proestrus
10 Citations (Scopus)

Fenoldopam for acute kidney injury in children

Knoderer, C. A., Leiser, J. D., Nailescu, C., Turrentine, M. & Andreoli, S., Mar 2008, In : Pediatric Nephrology. 23, 3, p. 495-498 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fenoldopam
Acute Kidney Injury
Heart-Assist Devices
Renal Replacement Therapy
Cardiomyopathies
284 Citations (Scopus)
JNK Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
Stem cells
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Extracellular Signal-Regulated MAP Kinases
Hepatocyte Growth Factor
34 Citations (Scopus)

Interleukin 18 in the heart

Wang, M., Markel, T. A. & Meldrum, D. R., Jul 2008, In : Shock. 30, 1, p. 3-10 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interleukin-18
Interleukin-1
Wounds and Injuries
Cytokines
Caspase 1
41 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms of sex differences in TNFR2-mediated cardioprotection.

Wang, M., Crisostomo, P. R., Markel, T. A., Wang, Y. & Meldrum, D. R., Sep 30 2008, In : Circulation. 118, 14 Suppl

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Receptors, Tumor Necrosis Factor, Type II
Sex Characteristics
Receptors, Tumor Necrosis Factor, Type I
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
Reperfusion
16 Citations (Scopus)
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Stem Cells
Bone Marrow
Cell Proliferation
Cytokines
12 Citations (Scopus)

Nitric oxide suppresses the secretion of vascular endothelial growth factor and hepatocyte growth factor from human mesenchymal stem cells

Wang, Y., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Weil, B., Abarbanell, A., Poynter, J., Manukyan, M. C. & Meldrum, D. R., Nov 2008, In : Shock. 30, 5, p. 527-531 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
Nitric Oxide
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Hepatocyte Growth Factor
32 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of a 3-Bladed Propeller Pump to Provide Cavopulmonary Assist in the Failing Fontan Circulation

Throckmorton, A. L., Ballman, K. K., Myers, C. D., Frankel, S. H., Brown, J. & Rodefeld, M., Oct 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 86, 4, p. 1343-1347 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemolysis
Pressure
Hemoglobins
Transplantation
Equipment and Supplies
15 Citations (Scopus)

Postischemic Infusion of 17-β-Estradiol Protects Myocardial Function and Viability

Terrell, A. M., Crisostomo, P. R., Markel, T. A., Wang, M., Abarbanell, A. M., Herrmann, J. L. & Meldrum, D. R., May 15 2008, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 146, 2, p. 218-224 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Estradiol
Estrogens
Reperfusion
Reperfusion Injury
Myocardial Reperfusion Injury
2 Citations (Scopus)

Proestrus female rats are more resistant to right ventricular pressure overload

Sharma, R., Markel, T. A., Wang, Y., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Sando, I. C., Weil, B. R. & Meldrum, D. R., Sep 2008, In : Shock. 30, 3, p. 318-323 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proestrus
Ventricular Pressure
Right Ventricular Function
Pressure
Endotoxemia
52 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary Valve Replacement: A Comparison of Three Biological Valves

Fiore, A. C., Rodefeld, M., Turrentine, M., Vijay, P., Reynolds, T., Standeven, J., Hill, K., Bost, J., Carpenter, D., Tobin, C. & Brown, J., May 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 85, 5, p. 1712-1718 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Valve
Allografts
Prostheses and Implants
Swine
Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
7 Citations (Scopus)
Double Outlet Right Ventricle
Fontan Procedure
Multivariate Analysis
Venae Cavae
Ventricular Heart Septal Defects
10 Citations (Scopus)

Reoperative right ventricular outflow tract conduit reconstruction: Risk analyses at follow up

Rodefeld, M., Ruzmetov, M., Turrentine, M. & Brown, J., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 17, 1, p. 119-126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Truncus Arteriosus
Reoperation
Pulmonary Artery
Allografts
Mortality
33 Citations (Scopus)

Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in Ross Patients: Does the Homograft Fare Better?

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Rodefeld, M. & Turrentine, M., Nov 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 86, 5, p. 1607-1612 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Allografts
Aortic Valve
Pulmonary Artery
Lung
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
42 Citations (Scopus)
Vasoconstriction
Estrogen Receptors
Pulmonary Artery
Nitric Oxide
Estrogens
24 Citations (Scopus)

Stem Cell Therapy in Myocardial Repair and Remodeling

Novotny, N. M., Ray, R., Markel, T. A., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Wang, Y. & Meldrum, D. R., Sep 2008, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 207, 3, p. 423-434 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Mobilization
Ventricular Remodeling
Stem Cell Transplantation
Cardiac Catheterization
Cell- and Tissue-Based Therapy
53 Citations (Scopus)

TGF-α increases human mesenchymal stem cell-secreted VEGF by MEK- and PI3-K- but not JNK- or ERK-dependent mechanisms

Wang, Y., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Markel, T. A., Novotny, N. M. & Meldrum, D. R., Oct 2008, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 295, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase
Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Kinases
Transforming Growth Factors
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
8 Citations (Scopus)

The Effects of Endogenous Sex Hormones and Acute Hypoxia on Vasoconstriction in Isolated Rat Pulmonary Artery Rings

Patel, K. M., Lahm, T., Crisostomo, P. R., Herring, C., Markel, T., Wang, M. & Meldrum, D. R., May 1 2008, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 146, 1, p. 121-126 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gonadal Steroid Hormones
Vasoconstriction
Pulmonary Artery
Vasodilation
Hormones
49 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of estrogen on pulmonary artery vasoreactivity and hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction: Potential new clinical implications for an old hormone

Lahm, T., Crisostomo, P. R., Markel, T. A., Wang, M., Weil, B. R., Novotny, N. M. & Meldrum, D. R., Jul 2008, In : Critical Care Medicine. 36, 7, p. 2174-2183 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasoconstriction
Pulmonary Artery
Estrogens
Hormones
Lung
19 Citations (Scopus)

The Right Heart and Its Distinct Mechanisms of Development, Function, and Failure

Markel, T. A., Wairiuko, G. M., Lahm, T., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Herring, C. M. & Meldrum, D. R., May 15 2008, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 146, 2, p. 304-313 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.)
Hospitalization
Morbidity
Mortality
11 Citations (Scopus)

TNFR1 signaling resistance associated with female stem cell cytokine production is independent of TNFR2-mediated pathways

Markel, T. A., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Wang, Y., Lahm, T., Novotny, N. M., Tan, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Oct 2008, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 295, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptors
Stem Cells
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Cytokines
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
26 Citations (Scopus)

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Improves Myocardial Functional Recovery Following Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury

Guzman, M. J., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Markel, T. A., Wang, Y. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 2008, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 150, 2, p. 286-292 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reperfusion Injury
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
Ischemia
Reperfusion
Ventricular Pressure