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2008

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, p. S38-45

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45 Scopus citations

Neonatal stem cells exhibit specific characteristics in function, proliferation, and cellular signaling that distinguish them from their adult counterparts

Markel, T. A., Wang, M., Crisostomo, P. R., Manukyan, M. C., Poynter, J. A. & Meldrum, D. R., May 1 2008, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 294, 5, p. R1491-R1497

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16 Scopus citations

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 1 2008, In : Shock. 30, 5, p. 527-531 5 p.

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12 Scopus citations

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. W. & Rodefeld, M. D., Oct 1 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 86, 4, p. 1343-1347 5 p.

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33 Scopus citations

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.

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17 Scopus citations

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 1 2008, In : Shock. 30, 3, p. 318-323 6 p.

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2 Scopus citations

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. W., May 1 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 85, 5, p. 1712-1718 7 p.

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56 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

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

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

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12 Scopus citations

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

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Rodefeld, M. D. & Turrentine, M. W., Nov 1 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 86, 5, p. 1607-1612 6 p.

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34 Scopus citations
43 Scopus citations

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 1 2008, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 295, 4, p. R1115-R1123

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53 Scopus citations

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.

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8 Scopus citations

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 1 2008, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 295, 4, p. R1124-R1130

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11 Scopus citations

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 1 2008, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 150, 2, p. 286-292 7 p.

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27 Scopus citations

VEGF is critical for stem cell-mediated cardioprotection and a crucial paracrine factor for defining the age threshold in adult and neonatal stem cell function

Markel, T. A., Wang, Y., Herrmann, J. L., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Novotny, N. M., Herring, C. M., Tan, J., Lahm, T. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 2008, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 295, 6, p. H2308-H2314

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117 Scopus citations

Ventricular assist device implantation in the pediatric population: Does pump size selection and associated hemodynamics impact outcomes?

Husain, S. A., Wallis, G., Fricker, F. J., Bleiweis, M. S., Staples, E. D., Klodell, C. T., Brown, J. W. & Turrentine, M. W., Sep 1 2008, In : ASAIO Journal. 54, 5, p. 474-478 5 p.

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8 Scopus citations
2009

Acute postischemic treatment with estrogen receptor-α agonist or estrogen receptor-β agonist improves myocardial recovery

Vornehm, N. D., Wang, M., Abarbanell, A., Herrmann, J., Weil, B., Tan, J., Wang, Y., Kelly, M. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 1 2009, In : Surgery. 146, 2, p. 145-154 10 p.

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34 Scopus citations

A Randomized Trial Evaluating Amiodarone for Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation After Pulmonary Resection

Tisdale, J. E., Wroblewski, H. A., Wall, D. S., Rieger, K. M., Hammoud, Z. T., Young, J. V. & Kesler, K. A., Sep 1 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 88, 3, p. 886-895 10 p.

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57 Scopus citations

Both endogenous and exogenous testosterone decrease myocardial STAT3 activation and SOCS3 expression after acute ischemia and reperfusion

Wang, M., Wang, Y., Abarbanell, A., Tan, J., Weil, B., Herrmann, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 1 2009, In : Surgery. 146, 2, p. 138-144 7 p.

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23 Scopus citations

Differential gene expression profiling of esophageal adenocarcinoma

Hammoud, Z. T., Badve, S., Zhao, Q., Li, L., Saxena, R., Thorat, M. A., Morimiya, A., Rieger, K. M. & Kesler, K. A., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 137, 4, p. 829-834 6 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Effect of desensitization in solid organ transplant recipients depends on some cytokines genes polymorphism

Lobashevsky, A. L., Manwaring, J. E., Travis, M. M., Nord, B. L., Higgins, N. G., Serov, Y. A., Arnoff, T. S., Hommel-Berrey, G. A., Goggins, W. C., Taber, T. E., Carter, C. B., Smith, D. S., Wozniak, T. C., O'Donnell, J. A. & Turrentine, M. W., Jul 1 2009, In : Transplant Immunology. 21, 3, p. 169-178 10 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Estradiol-Treated Mesenchymal Stem Cells Improve Myocardial Recovery After Ischemia

Erwin, G. S., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, Y., Wang, M., Markel, T. A., Guzman, M., Sando, I. C., Sharma, R. & Meldrum, D. R., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 152, 2, p. 319-324 6 p.

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43 Scopus citations

Estrogen receptor β mediates increased activation of PI3K/Akt signaling and improved myocardial function in female hearts following acute ischemia

Wang, M., Wang, Y., Weil, B., Abarbanell, A., Herrmann, J., Tan, J., Kelly, M. & Meldrum, D. R., Apr 1 2009, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 296, 4, p. R972-R978

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104 Scopus citations
58 Scopus citations

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.

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71 Scopus citations

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 1 2009, In : Surgery. 146, 2, p. 198-205 8 p.

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18 Scopus citations

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

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Shahriari, A., Rodefeld, M. D., Mahomed, Y. & Turrentine, M. W., Aug 1 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 88, 2, p. 601-608 8 p.

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34 Scopus citations
22 Scopus citations
33 Scopus citations

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

Nelson, R. P., Pascuzzi, R. M., Kessler, K., Walsh, L. E., Faught, P. P., Ramanuja, S., Pescovitz, M. D. & Loehrer, P. J., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. 10, 4, p. 170-177 8 p.

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32 Scopus citations
22 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

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. W., Jan 1 2009, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 35, 1, p. 141-146 6 p.

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23 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations

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

Hammoud, Z. T., Rose, A. S., Hage, C. A., Knox, K. S., Rieger, K. & Kesler, K. A., Aug 1 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 88, 2, p. 399-403 5 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Technique of Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumor Resection

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

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7 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations
2010

Anterior pericardial tracheoplasty for long-segment tracheal stenosis: Long-term outcomes

Fanous, N., Husain, S. A., Ruzmetov, M., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 139, 1, p. 18-25 8 p.

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21 Scopus citations

A randomized, controlled study of amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after transthoracic esophagectomy

Tisdale, J. E., Wroblewski, H. A., Wall, D. S., Rieger, K. M., Hammoud, Z. T., Young, J. V. & Kesler, K. A., Jul 1 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 140, 1, p. 45-51 7 p.

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55 Scopus citations

Carotid intima-media thickness and stiffness are independent risk factors for atherosclerotic diseases

Tu, S. T., Wang, I. W., Lin, H. F., Liao, Y. C., Lin, R. T., Liu, C. S. & Juo, S. H. H., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Investigative Medicine. 58, 6, p. 786-790 5 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Cavopulmonary assist for the univentricular Fontan circulation: Von Kármán viscous impeller pump

Rodefeld, M. D., Coats, B., Fisher, T., Giridharan, G. A., Chen, J., Brown, J. W. & Frankel, S. H., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 140, 3, p. 529-536 8 p.

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78 Scopus citations

Comparative glycomic profiling in esophageal adenocarcinoma

Hammoud, Z. T., Mechref, Y., Hussein, A., Bekesova, S., Zhang, M., Kesler, K. A. & Novotny, M. V., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 139, 5, p. 1216-1223 8 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Comparison of bovine jugular vein with pulmonary homograft conduits in children less than 2 years of age

Fiore, A. C., Ruzmetov, M., Huynh, D., Hanley, S., Rodefeld, M. D., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Sep 1 2010, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 38, 3, p. 318-325 8 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Infectious complications in patients with left ventricular assist device: Etiology and outcomes in the continuous-flow era

Topkara, V. K., Kondareddy, S., Malik, F., Wang, I. W., Mann, D. L., Ewald, G. A. & Moazami, N., Oct 2010, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 90, 4, p. 1270-1277 8 p.

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177 Scopus citations

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

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

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41 Scopus citations

Mechanisms of systemic adaptation to univentricular Fontan conversion

Myers, C. D., Ballman, K., Riegle, L. E., Mattix, K. D., Litwak, K. & Rodefeld, M. D., Oct 2010, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 140, 4, p. 850-856.e6

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15 Scopus citations

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

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Shahriari, A. P., Rodefeld, M. D., Mahomed, Y. & Turrentine, M. W., May 1 2010, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 37, 5, p. 1002-1007 6 p.

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26 Scopus citations

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