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9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of L-arginine or nitroglycerine during deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in neonatal lambs

Hatsuoka, S., Sakamoto, T., Stock, U. A., Nagashima, M., Mayer, J. E., Vinten-Johansen, J. & Brown, J. W., Jan 1 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 75, 1, p. 197-203 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deep Hypothermia Induced Circulatory Arrest
Nitroglycerin
Arginine
Nitric Oxide
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
12 Citations (Scopus)

Giant fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus

Devereaux, B. M., LeBlanc, J. K., Kesler, K., Brooks, J., Lehman, G. A., Sherman, S. & Ciaccia, D., Nov 1 2003, In : Endoscopy. 35, 11, p. 970-972 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyps
Esophagus
Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Digestive System Endoscopy
12 Citations (Scopus)

Insulin-like growth factor-1 in myocardial tissue: Interaction with tumor necrosis factor

Wang, M., Tsai, B., Brown, J. W. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 1 2003, In : Critical Care. 7, 6, p. 417-419 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

IGF Type 1 Receptor
Somatomedins
Reperfusion Injury
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
Signal Transduction
184 Citations (Scopus)

Late follow-up of 1095 patients undergoing operation for complex congenital heart disease utilizing pulmonary ventricle to pulmonary artery conduits

Dearani, J. A., Danielson, G. K., Puga, F. J., Schaff, H. V., Warnes, C. W., Driscoll, D. J., Schleck, C. D., Ilstrup, D. M., Clarke, D. R. & Brown, J. W., Feb 1 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 75, 2, p. 399-411 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Heart Disease
Transposition of Great Vessels
Pulmonary Artery
Reoperation
Mortality
62 Citations (Scopus)
Adventitia
Echocardiography
Coronary Vessels
Coronary Artery Disease
Arteries
30 Citations (Scopus)

Mediastinal metastases from testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: Patterns of dissemination and predictors of long-term survival with surgery

Kesler, K. A., Brooks, J. A., Rieger, K. M., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. H., Brown, J. W., Putnam, J. B., Shrager, J. B. & Ginsberg, R. J., Apr 1 2003, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 125, 4, p. 913-923 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mediastinal Diseases
Neoplasm Metastasis
Survival
Cisplatin
Drug Therapy
28 Citations (Scopus)

On-pump coronary artery bypass surgery activates human myocardial NF-κB and increases TNF-α in the heart

Meldrum, D. R., Partrick, D. A., Cleveland, J. C., Shenkar, R., Meldrum, K. K., Raiesdana, A., Ayala, A., Brown, J. W. & Harken, A. H., Jun 15 2003, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 112, 2, p. 175-179 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

NF-kappa B
Coronary Artery Bypass
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
140 Citations (Scopus)

Outcome of unroofing procedure for repair of anomalous aortic origin of left or right coronary artery

Romp, R. L., Herlong, J. R., Landolfo, C. K., Sanders, S. P., Miller, C. E., Ungerleider, R. M., Jaggers, J., Backer, C., Bradley, S., Mavroudis, C. & Brown, J. W., Aug 1 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 76, 2, p. 589-596 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Vessels
Stress Echocardiography
Sinus of Valsalva
Exercise
Echocardiography
54 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of arteriovenous access steal syndrome utilizing digital pressure measurements

Papasavas, P. K., Reifsnyder, T., Birdas, T. J., Caushaj, P. F. & Leers, S., Jan 1 2003, In : Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 37, 3, p. 179-184 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arm
Pressure
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Upper Extremity
Hemodynamics
51 Citations (Scopus)

Surgery for Aortic Stenosis in Children: A 40-Year Experience

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Rodefeld, M. D. & Turrentine, M. W., Nov 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 76, 5, p. 1398-1411 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
Mortality
Reoperation
Newborn Infant
86 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical management of scimitar syndrome: An alternative approach

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Minnich, D. J., Vijay, P., Edwards, C. A., Uhlig, P. N., Fiore, A. C., Turrentine, M. W., Spray, T. L. & Backer, C. L., Feb 1 2003, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 125, 2, p. 238-245 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scimitar Syndrome
Heart Atria
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Veins
Lung
48 Citations (Scopus)

Twenty years of progress in congenital diaphragmatic hernia at the University of Florida

Langham, M. R., Kays, D. W., Beierle, E. A., Chen, M. K., Mullet, T. C., Rieger, K., Wood, C. E. & Talbert, J. L., Dec 1 2003, In : American Surgeon. 69, 1, p. 45-52 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Hypertension
Research
Barotrauma
Fetal Distress
Lung
2004
42 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of deep vein thrombosis in burn patients

Fecher, A. M., O'Mara, M. S., Goldfarb, I. W., Slater, H., Garvin, R., Birdas, T. J. & Caushaj, P. F., Sep 2004, In : Burns. 30, 6, p. 591-593 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venous Thrombosis
Heparin
Burn Units
Incidence
Body Surface Area
26 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac operations in patients with hematologic malignancies

Fecher, A. M., Birdas, T. J., Haybron, D., Papasavas, P. K., Evers, D. & Caushaj, P. F., Apr 1 2004, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 25, 4, p. 537-540 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematologic Neoplasms
Hematologic Diseases
Wound Infection
Reoperation
Hemorrhage
24 Citations (Scopus)

Cavopulmonary assist in the neonate: An alternative strategy for single-ventricle palliation

Rodefeld, M. D., Boyd, J. H., Myers, C. D., Presson, R. G., Wagner, W. W. & Brown, J. W., Mar 2004, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 127, 3, p. 705-711 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung
Newborn Animals
Arterial Pressure
Hemodynamics
Lactic Acid
37 Citations (Scopus)

Cisplatin, fluorouracil, celecoxib, and RT in resectable esophageal cancer: preliminary results.

Govindan, R., McLeod, H., Mantravadi, P., Fineberg, N., Helft, P., Kesler, K., Hanna, N., Stoner, C., Ansari, R. & Fox, E., Dec 2004, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 18, 14 Suppl 14, p. 18-21 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Celecoxib
Esophageal Neoplasms
Fluorouracil
Cisplatin
Cyclooxygenase 2
19 Citations (Scopus)
Vasodilation
Pulmonary Artery
Cytokines
Endothelium
NG-Nitroarginine Methyl Ester
42 Citations (Scopus)

Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction and pulmonary artery tissue cytokine expression are mediated by protein kinase C

Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Pitcher, J. M., Meldrum, K. K. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 1 2004, In : American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 287, 6 31-6, p. L1215-L1219

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasoconstriction
Protein Kinase C
Pulmonary Artery
Cytokines
Lung
45 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence, outcome, and risk factors for stroke after the Fontan procedure

Chun, D. S., Schamberger, M. S., Flaspohler, T., Turrentine, M. W., Brown, J. W., Farrell, A. G. & Girod, D. A., Jan 1 2004, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 93, 1, p. 117-119 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fontan Procedure
Stroke
Incidence
Pulmonary Artery

Mediastinal bronchogenic cyst.

Elahi, S., Fecher, A. & Birdas, T., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC. 16, 1, p. 64-65 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bronchogenic Cyst
Mediastinal Cyst
Thorax
Neoplasms
Neurosurgical Procedures
3 Citations (Scopus)
Autografts
Mitral Valve
Lung
Hospital Mortality
20 Citations (Scopus)
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Germ Cells
Neoplasms
Tumor Biomarkers
Biomarkers
56 Citations (Scopus)

P38 MAPK mediates myocardial proinflammatory cytokine production and endotoxin-induced contractile suppression.

Wang, M., Sankula, R., Tsai, B. M., Meldrum, K. K., Turrentine, M., March, K. L., Brown, J. W., Dinarello, C. A. & Meldrum, D. R., Feb 2004, In : Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 21, 2, p. 170-174 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
Endotoxins
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Cytokines
Interleukin-6
19 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptors
Endotoxins
Up-Regulation
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Sepsis
57 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endostatins
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
Coronary Artery Disease
Angiogenesis Inducing Agents
14 Citations (Scopus)

SCCRO expression correlates with invasive progression in bronchioloalveolar carcinoma

Sarkaria, I. S., Pham, D. K., Ghossein, R. A., Talbot, S. G., Hezel, M., Dudas, M. E., Ebright, M. I., Chuai, S., Memoli, N., Venkatraman, E. S., Miller, V. A., Kris, M. G., Zakowski, M. F., Rusch, V. W. & Singh, B., Nov 1 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 78, 5, p. 1734-1741 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bronchiolo-Alveolar Adenocarcinoma
Oncogenes
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Adenocarcinoma
Neoplasms
14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Bleomycin
Combination Drug Therapy
Lung
Survivors
9 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syntaxin 1
GTP-Binding Proteins
Qa-SNARE Proteins
Chromaffin Cells
Xenopus
16 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracoscopy
Esophageal Achalasia
Thoracotomy
Deglutition Disorders
S 0139
2005
13 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemodynamics
Prospective Studies
Fontan Procedure
Arterial Pressure
Sick Sinus Syndrome
27 Citations (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aprotinin
Reperfusion
Ischemia
Apoptosis
Kidney
31 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoadjuvant Therapy
Esophageal Neoplasms
Survival
Lymph Node Excision
Comorbidity
10 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Hypertension
Thoracic Surgery
Outpatients
Transposition of Great Vessels
Ventricular Heart Septal Defects
12 Citations (Scopus)

Contralateral spontaneous pneumothorax after pneumonectomy: Thoracoscopic management with cardiopulmonary bypass

Birdas, T. J., Beckart, D. H., Keenan, R. J., Ismail, M. F., Sersar, S. & Witte, B., Feb 1 2005, In : Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 4, 1, p. 27-29 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumonectomy
Pneumothorax
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Thoracostomy
Blister
21 Citations (Scopus)
Esophagogastric Junction
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Neoplasms
Surgical Pathology
Cardia
77 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic ultrasound in non-small cell lung cancer and negative mediastinum on computed tomography

LeBlanc, J. K., Devereaux, B. M., Imperiale, T. F., Kesler, K., DeWitt, J. M., Cummings, O., Ciaccia, D., Sherman, S., Mathur, P., Conces, D., Brooks, J., Chriswell, M., Einhorn, L. & Collins, E., Jan 15 2005, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 171, 2, p. 177-182 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mediastinal Neoplasms
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Tomography
Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Neoplasm Metastasis
11 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Lung Injury
Vasodilation
Pulmonary Artery
Endothelium
Endotoxins
99 Citations (Scopus)

Gene expression profiling allows distinction between primary and metastatic squamous cell carcinomas in the lung

Talbot, S. G., Estilo, C., Maghami, E., Sarkaria, I. S., Pham, D. K., O-charoenrat, P., Socci, N. D., Ngai, I., Carlson, D., Ghossein, R., Viale, A., Park, B. J., Rusch, V. W. & Singh, B., Apr 15 2005, In : Cancer Research. 65, 8, p. 3063-3071 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gene Expression Profiling
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Lung
Carcinoma
Tongue
13 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intraperitoneal Injections
Wounds and Injuries
Salmonella typhimurium
Endotoxins
Lipopolysaccharides
10 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
Perioperative Period
Heart Transplantation
Cardiac Catheterization
Hospital Mortality
6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fontan Procedure
Lung
Heterotaxy Syndrome
Scimitar Syndrome
Survival
46 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitral Valve
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
Papillary Muscles
Aortic Valve Stenosis
6 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with connective tissue diseases

Birdas, T. J., Landis, J. T., Haybron, D., Evers, D., Papasavas, P. K. & Caushaj, P. F., May 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 79, 5, p. 1610-1614 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Connective Tissue Diseases
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Artery Disease
Wound Infection
Blood Transfusion
39 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
Caspase 1
Caspases
Interleukin-1
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
42 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arteriovenous Malformations
Lung
Fontan Procedure
Inferior Vena Cava
Pulmonary Circulation
8 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
Heart-Assist Devices
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Eclampsia
Cerebrum
120 Citations (Scopus)
Allografts
Aortic Valve
Truncus Arteriosus
Pulmonary Atresia
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
93 Citations (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reperfusion
Testosterone
Ischemia
Flutamide
p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
113 Citations (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
Reperfusion Injury
Interleukin-1
Sex Characteristics
Chemical activation
6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endotoxins
Sex Characteristics
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Wounds and Injuries
Interleukin-1