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33 Citations (Scopus)

Intracardiac echocardiography-guided biopsy of intracardiac masses

Segar, D. S., Bourdillon, P. D. V., Elsner, G., Kesler, K. & Feigenbaum, H., 1995, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 8, 6, p. 927-929 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Echocardiography
Biopsy
Lung Neoplasms
Neoplasms
27 Citations (Scopus)

Intracellular signaling mechanisms of sex hormones in acute myocardial inflammation and injury

Meldrum, D. R., Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Kher, A., Pitcher, J. M., Brown, J. & Meldrum, K. K., 2005, In : Frontiers in Bioscience. 10, 2, p. 1835-1867 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gonadal Steroid Hormones
Apoptosis
Inflammation
p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
Wounds and Injuries
3 Citations (Scopus)

Intraluminal shunting of operatively severed aortocoronary saphenous vein grafts

Robison, R. J., Brown, J., Deschner, W. P. & King, R. D., 1986, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 42, 4, p. 475-476 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saphenous Vein
Coronary Artery Bypass
Plastics
Perfusion
Transplants

Invited commentary

Birdas, T., Apr 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99, 4, p. 1175-1176 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibrin Tissue Adhesive
Pneumonectomy
Pericardium
Pneumothorax
Adipose Tissue

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)

Iron chelation acutely stimulates fetal human intestinal cell production of IL-6 and VEGF while decreasing HGF: The roles of p38, ERK, and JNK MAPK signaling

Markel, T. A., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Herring, C. M., Lahm, T., Meldrum, K. K., Lillemoe, K. D., Rescorla, F. & Meldrum, D. R., Apr 2007, In : American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 292, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
Interleukin-6
Iron
Epithelial Cells
Deferoxamine
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
16 Citations (Scopus)

Isthmus flap aortoplasty: An alternative to subclavian flap aortoplasty for long-segment coarctation of the aorta in infants

Brown, J., Fiore, A. C. & King, H., 1985, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 40, 3, p. 274-279 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Coarctation
Thoracic Aorta
Aorta
Subclavian Artery
Anatomy
72 Citations (Scopus)

JAK/STAT/SOCS signaling circuits and associated cytokine-mediated inflammation and hypertrophy in the heart

Terrell, A. M., Crisostomo, P. R., Wairiuko, G. M., Wang, M., Morrell, E. D. & Meldrum, D. R., Sep 2006, In : Shock. 26, 3, p. 226-234 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling Proteins
Janus Kinases
Cardiomegaly
Transducers
Cytokines
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
39 Citations (Scopus)

Lateral Tunnel Fontan in the Current Era: Is It Still a Good Option?

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Deschner, B. W., Rodefeld, M. & Turrentine, M., Feb 2010, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 89, 2, p. 556-563 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fontan Procedure
Bradycardia
Tachycardia
Right Heart Bypass
Protein-Losing Enteropathies
62 Citations (Scopus)
Adventitia
Echocardiography
Coronary Vessels
Coronary Artery Disease
Arteries
8 Citations (Scopus)

Left ventricular thrombus associated with arteriovenous extra corporeal membrane oxygenation

Makdisi, G., Hashmi, Z. A., Wozniak, T. C. & Wang, I-W., 2015, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 7, 11, p. E552-E554

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombosis
Membranes
Drainage
Cardiogenic Shock
Pulmonary Edema
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombocytopenia
Thoracic Surgery
Heparin
Pediatrics
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Lesser saphenous vein as an alternative conduit of choice in coronary bypass operations

Raess, D. H., Mahomed, Y., Brown, J. & King, R. D., 1986, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 41, 3, p. 334-336 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saphenous Vein
Veins
Mammary Arteries
Anatomy
Head
37 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term fate of the diaphragm surgically plicated during infancy and early childhood

Stone, K. S., Brown, J., Canal, D. F. & King, H., 1987, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 44, 1, p. 62-65 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diaphragm
Phrenic Nerve
Fluoroscopy
Wounds and Injuries
Tachypnea
10 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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 2011, In : Medical Oncology. 28, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

docetaxel
Esophagogastric Junction
Chemoradiotherapy
Esophagus
Carcinoma
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 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
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pathologic Constriction
Reoperation
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aortic Valve
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Brain Neoplasms
Adenocarcinoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
39 Citations (Scopus)

Lung cancer screening: What do long-term smokers know and believe?

Carter-Harris, L., Ceppa, M., Hanna, N. & Rawl, S., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Expectations.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
Lung Neoplasms
Smoking
Patient Participation
Confusion
86 Citations (Scopus)

Lung cancer surgery in the octogenarian

Naunheim, K. S., Kesler, K., D’ Orazio, S. A., Fiore, A. C. & Judd, D. R., 1994, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 8, 9, p. 453-456 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Neoplasms
Mortality
Pneumonectomy
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Thoracic Wall
1 Citation (Scopus)

Management of anastomotic leaks following esophagectomy: When to intervene?

Manghelli, J. L., Ceppa, M., Greenberg, J. W., Blitzer, D., Hicks, A., Rieger, K. & Birdas, T., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 11, 1, p. 131-137 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anastomotic Leak
Esophagectomy
Observation
Mortality
Length of Stay
20 Citations (Scopus)

Management of asymptomatic intracardiac missiles using echocardiography

Robison, R. J., Brown, J., Caldwell, R., Stone, K. S. & King, H., 1988, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 28, 9, p. 1402-1403 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Echocardiography
Foreign Bodies
Mitral Valve
Heart Ventricles
Wounds and Injuries
12 Citations (Scopus)
Chylothorax
Thoracostomy
Chronic Pancreatitis
Abdominal Pain
Therapeutics

Management of Complications Caused by a Massive Left Ventricle Tumor in a Neonate

Yabrodi, M., Mastropietro, C. W., Darragh, R. K., Parent, J. J., Ayres, M. D., Kean, A. C. & Turrentine, M., Jun 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 105, 6, p. e259-e261

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Heart Block
Fibroma
Ventricular Function
Left Ventricular Function
2 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring quality of life after esophagectomy: Do we really need to go there?

Kesler, K., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 151, 3, p. 631-632 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagectomy
Esophageal Neoplasms
Quality of Life
21 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical cavopulmonary assist for the univentricular Fontan circulation using a novel folding propeller blood pump

Throckmorton, A. L., Ballman, K. K., Myers, C. D., Litwak, K. N., Frankel, S. H. & Rodefeld, M., Nov 2007, In : ASAIO Journal. 53, 6, p. 734-741 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propellers
Blood
Pumps
Hydraulics
Hydrodynamics
1 Citation (Scopus)
Equipment Design
Heart-Assist Devices
Congenital Heart Defects
Thoracic Surgery

Mechanical valve function in apicoaortic conduits: Experimental evaluation without coumadin anticoagulation

Brown, J. & Fiore, A. C., 1984, In : Surgical Forum. VOL. 35, p. 346-348 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Warfarin
42 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
13 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms of systemic adaptation to univentricular Fontan conversion

Myers, C. D., Ballman, K., Riegle, L. E., Mattix, K. D., Litwak, K. & Rodefeld, M., Oct 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 140, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venous Pressure
Oxygen
Blood Volume
Heart Rate
Superior Vena Cava

Mediastinal germ cell tumors.

Kesler, K. & Einhorn, L., May 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 83, 5, p. 1915 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mediastinal Neoplasms
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

Kesler, K., Brooks, J. A., Rieger, K., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L., Brown, J., 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
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
53 Citations (Scopus)

Mesenchymal Stem Cells Attenuate Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction by a Paracrine Mechanism

Patel, K. M., Crisostomo, P., Lahm, T., Markel, T., Herring, C., Wang, M., Meldrum, K. K., Lillemoe, K. D. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 2007, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 143, 2, p. 281-285 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasoconstriction
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Lung
Pulmonary Artery
Conditioned Culture Medium
45 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolomics study of esophageal adenocarcinoma

Zhang, J., Liu, L., Wei, S., Nagana Gowda, G. A., Hammoud, Z., Kesler, K. & Raftery, D., Feb 2011, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 141, 2, p. 469-475 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolomics
Adenocarcinoma
Barrett Esophagus
Control Groups
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
8 Citations (Scopus)

Micronodular thymic neoplasms: Case series and literature review with emphasis on the spectrum of differentiation

Mneimneh, W. S., Polar, Y., Kesler, K., Loehrer, P. & Badve, S., Nov 1 2015, In : Modern Pathology. 28, 11, p. 1415-1427 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymus Neoplasms
Thymoma
Hyperplasia
B-Lymphocytes
Lymphocytes
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
16 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
10 Citations (Scopus)

Minimally invasive is the future of left ventricular assist device implantation

Makdisi, G. & Wang, I-W., 2015, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 7, 9, p. E283-E288

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Sternotomy
Technology
Transplants

Mitochondrial connexin 43 in sex-dependent myocardial responses and estrogen-mediated cardiac protection following acute ischemia/reperfusion injury

Wang, M., Smith, K., Yu, Q., Miller, C., Singh, K. & Sen, C. K., Jan 1 2020, In : Basic Research in Cardiology. 115, 1, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Connexin 43
Reperfusion Injury
Estrogens
Cardiac Myocytes
Reperfusion
17 Citations (Scopus)

Mitral valve replacement with Ross II technique: Initial experience

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autografts
Mitral Valve
Lung
Prolapse
Hypertension
3 Citations (Scopus)
Autografts
Mitral Valve
Lung
Hospital Mortality
25 Citations (Scopus)

Modification of the Ross aortic valve replacement to prevent late autograft dilatation

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Shahriari, A. P., Rodefeld, M., Mahomed, Y. & Turrentine, M., May 2010, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 37, 5, p. 1002-1007 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autografts
Aortic Valve
Aorta
Dilatation
Polyethylene Terephthalates
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fontan Procedure
Lung
Heterotaxy Syndrome
Scimitar Syndrome
Survival

Modified ultrafiltration after congenital heart surgery: A veno-venous method using a dual-lumen hemodialysis catheter

LaLone, B. J., Turrentine, M., Bando, K., Frederick, C. C., Horner, M. T., Richmond, L. H., Bezruczko, A. P., Morris, S. M., Frankenberg, D. L. & Brown, J., Jun 2000, In : Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology. 32, 2, p. 95-102 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrafiltration
Thoracic Surgery
Renal Dialysis
Catheters
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
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
19 Citations (Scopus)

Monocusp valve and transannular patch reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract: An experimental study

Scavo, V. A., Turrentine, M., Aufiero, T. X., Sun, K., Binford, R., Carlos, G. & Brown, J., Sep 1998, In : ASAIO Journal. 44, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polytetrafluoroethylene
Polytetrafluoroethylenes
Echocardiography
Pericardium
Angiography
50 Citations (Scopus)

Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and RANTES are chemotactic for graft infiltrating lymphocytes during acute lung allograft rejection

Sekine, Y., Yasufuku, K., Heidler, K. M., Cummings, O., Van Rooijen, N., Fujisawa, T., Brown, J. & Wilkes, D. S., 2000, In : American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. 23, 6, p. 719-726 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

T-cells
Lymphocytes
Chemokine CCL2
Grafts
Allografts