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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
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
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
16 Citations (Scopus)

Neonatal cavopulmonary assist: Pulsatile versus steady-flow pulmonary perfusion

Myers, C. D., Boyd, J. H., Presson, R., Vijay, P., Coats, A. C., Brown, J. & Rodefeld, M., Jan 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 81, 1, p. 257-263 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulsatile Flow
Perfusion
Lung
Vascular Resistance
Gases
66 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes in patients with interrupted aortic arch and associated anomalies: a 20-year experience

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Okada, Y., Vijay, P., Rodefeld, M. & Turrentine, M., May 2006, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 29, 5, p. 666-673 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Aorta
Reoperation
Carotid Arteries
Ventricular Heart Septal Defects
Pulmonary Artery
13 Citations (Scopus)

p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Mediates the Sustained Phase of Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction and Plays a Role in Phase I Vasodilation

Morrell, E. D., Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Crisostomo, P. R. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 134, 2, p. 335-341 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases
Vasoconstriction
Vasodilation
Lung
Pulmonary Artery
29 Citations (Scopus)

Postconditioning in Females Depends on Injury Severity

Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Wairiuko, G. M., Terrell, A. M. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 134, 2, p. 342-347 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemia
Wounds and Injuries
Reperfusion
Ventricular Pressure
Reperfusion Injury
71 Citations (Scopus)

Preconditioning Versus Postconditioning: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potentials

Crisostomo, P. R., Wairiuko, G. M., Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Morrell, E. D. & Meldrum, D. R., May 2006, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 202, 5, p. 797-812 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitochondrial Membrane Transport Proteins
Myocardial Ischemic Preconditioning
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase
Myocardial Reperfusion Injury
Coronary Circulation
69 Citations (Scopus)

Pretreatment with adult progenitor cells improves recovery and decreases native myocardial proinflammatory signaling after ischemia

Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Crisostomo, P. R. & Meldrum, D. R., May 2006, In : Shock. 25, 5, p. 454-459 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stem Cells
Ischemia
Myocardium
Myocardial Ischemia
Bone Marrow
73 Citations (Scopus)

Scimitar Syndrome

Gudjonsson, U. & Brown, J., 2006, In : Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. 9, 1, p. 56-62 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scimitar Syndrome
Pediatrics
Inferior Vena Cava
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Pulmonary Hypertension

Scimitar syndrome.

Gudjonsson, U. & Brown, J. W., 2006, In : Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. p. 56-62 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scimitar Syndrome
Pediatrics
Inferior Vena Cava
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Pulmonary Hypertension
49 Citations (Scopus)

Sex dimorphisms in activated mesenchymal stem cell function

Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Herring, C. M., Morrell, E. D., Seshadri, P., Meldrum, K. K. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 2006, In : Shock. 26, 6, p. 571-574 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Sex Characteristics
Lipopolysaccharides
Stem Cells
Bone Marrow

Short- and long-term outcomes after large pulmonary resection for germ cell tumors after bleomycin-combination chemotherapy

Andrade, R. S., Kesler, K., Wilson, J. L., Brooks, J. A., Reichwage, B. D., Rieger, K., Einhorn, L. & Brown, J., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Urology. 175, 4, p. 1368-1369 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Surgical Treatment of Absent Pulmonary Valve Syndrome Associated With Bronchial Obstruction

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Rodefeld, M. & Turrentine, M., Dec 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 6, p. 2221-2226 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Valve
Tracheobronchomalacia
Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
Mechanical Ventilators
Pulmonary Artery
39 Citations (Scopus)

Survival outcomes of resected patients who demonstrate a pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for locally advanced esophageal cancer

Hammoud, Z. T., Kesler, K., Ferguson, M. K., Battafarrano, R. J., Bhogaraju, A., Hanna, N., Govindan, R., Mauer, A. A., Yu, M. & Einhorn, L., Apr 2006, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 19, 2, p. 69-72 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoadjuvant Therapy
Esophageal Neoplasms
Survival
Perioperative Period
Disease-Free Survival
13 Citations (Scopus)

Therapeutic concepts for hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction involving ion regulation and the smooth muscle contractile apparatus

Morrell, E. D., Tsai, B. M., Crisostomo, P. R., Wang, M., Markel, T. A., Lillemoe, K. D. & Meldrum, D. R., Jun 2006, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 40, 6, p. 751-760 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasoconstriction
Smooth Muscle
Ions
Lung
rho-Associated Kinases
45 Citations (Scopus)

The Ross-Konno Procedure in Children: Outcomes, Autograft and Allograft Function, and Reoperations

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Rodefeld, M. & Turrentine, M., Oct 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 4, p. 1301-1306 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autografts
Reoperation
Allografts
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
Aortic Valve
51 Citations (Scopus)

Tumor necrosis factor receptor 1 signaling resistance in the female myocardium during ischemia

Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Crisostomo, P. R. & Meldrum, D. R., Jul 2006, In : Circulation. 114, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Receptors, Tumor Necrosis Factor, Type I
Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptors
Myocardium
Ischemia
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
22 Citations (Scopus)

Twenty-four hour cardiopulmonary stability in a model of assisted newborn Fontan circulation

Myers, C. D., Mattix, K., Presson, R., Vijay, P., Maynes, D., Litwak, K. N., Brown, J. & Rodefeld, M., Jan 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 81, 1, p. 264-271 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vascular Resistance
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Newborn Animals
Lung
Venous Pressure
85 Citations (Scopus)

Valved Bovine Jugular Vein Conduits for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in Children: An Attractive Alternative to Pulmonary Homograft

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Rodefeld, M., Vijay, P. & Darragh, R. K., Sep 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 3, p. 909-916 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jugular Veins
Allografts
Lung
Pulmonary Artery
Pathologic Constriction
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., Turrentine, M., 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., Brown, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 130, 3

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., Helft, P., Werner, E. A., Jain, N. P., Brooks, J. A., DeWitt, J., Leblanc, J. K., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. & Brown, J., 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
63 Citations (Scopus)

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of sex differences in renal ischemia-reperfusion injury

Kher, A., Meldrum, K. K., Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Pitcher, J. M. & Meldrum, D. R., Sep 1 2005, In : Cardiovascular Research. 67, 4, p. 594-603 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reperfusion Injury
Sex Characteristics
Kidney
Acute Kidney Injury
Mortality
10 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic outpatient sildenafil therapy for pulmonary hypertension in a child after cardiac surgery

Knoderer, C. A., Ebenroth, E. S. & Brown, J., Dec 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
21 Citations (Scopus)
Esophagogastric Junction
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Neoplasms
Surgical Pathology
Cardia
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. & Meldrum, D. R., Jul 2005, In : Surgery. 138, 1, p. 78-84 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Lung Injury
Vasodilation
Pulmonary Artery
Endothelium
Endotoxins
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
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., Ruzmetov, M., Fiore, A. C., Rodefeld, M., Girod, D. A. & Turrentine, M., 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
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
46 Citations (Scopus)

Operative results and outcomes in children with Shone's anomaly

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Hoyer, M., Girod, D., Rodefeld, M. & Turrentine, M., 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
38 Citations (Scopus)

p38 mitogen activated protein kinase mediates both death signaling and functional depression in the heart

Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Turrentine, M., Mahomed, Y., Brown, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 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
17 Citations (Scopus)

Preconditioning: Gender effects

Pitcher, J. M., Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Kher, A., Turrentine, M., Brown, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 2005, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 129, 2, p. 202-220 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Sex Characteristics
42 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in children after the Kawashima operation

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Rodefeld, M. & Turrentine, M., Nov 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
21 Citations (Scopus)

Repair of tetralogy of fallot with anomalous coronary arteries coursing across the obstructed right ventricular outflow tract

Ruzmetov, M., Jimenez, M. A., Pruitt, A., Turrentine, M. & Brown, J., Oct 2005, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 26, 5, p. 537-542 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tetralogy of Fallot
Coronary Vessels
Anatomy
Reoperation
Endocardium
8 Citations (Scopus)

Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome associated with left ventricular assist device

Williams, L., Darragh, R. K., Sokol, D., Edwards-Brown, M. & Turrentine, M., Dec 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
119 Citations (Scopus)
Allografts
Aortic Valve
Truncus Arteriosus
Pulmonary Atresia
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
91 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 2005, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 288, 1 57-1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Sex differences in the myocardial inflammatory response to acute injury

Kher, A., Wang, M., Tsai, B. M., Pitcher, J. M., Greenbaum, E. S., Nagy, R. D., Patel, K. M., Wairiuko, G. M., Markel, T. A. & Meldrum, D. R., Jan 2005, In : Shock. 23, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Characteristics
Wounds and Injuries
Sepsis
Reperfusion Injury
Burns
112 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 2005, In : American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. 288, 2 51-2

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. & Meldrum, D. R., Aug 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
19 Citations (Scopus)

Staged surgical repair of functional single ventricle in infants with unobstructed pulmonary blood flow

Rodefeld, M., Ruzmetov, M., Schamberger, M. S., Girod, D. A., Turrentine, M. & Brown, J., Jun 2005, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 27, 6, p. 949-955 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fontan Procedure
Pulmonary Artery
Lung
Thoracic Aorta
Aortic Coarctation
44 Citations (Scopus)

Stem cell transplantation as a therapeutic approach to organ failure

Nagy, R. D., Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Markel, T. A., Brown, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Nov 2005, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 129, 1, p. 152-160 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stem Cell Transplantation
Stem Cells
Therapeutics
Cardiac Myocytes
Cell Transdifferentiation
29 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical salvage therapy for malignant intrathoracic metastases from nonseminomatous germ cell cancer of testicular origin: Analysis of a single-institution experience

Kesler, K., Wilson, J. L., Cosgrove, J. A., Brooks, J. A., Messiha, A., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. & Brown, J., Aug 2005, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 130, 2, p. 408-415 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salvage Therapy
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Survival
Lung
94 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical treatment of pulmonary artery sling and tracheal stenosis

Fiore, A. C., Brown, J., Weber, T. R. & Turrentine, M., Jan 2005, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 79, 1, p. 38-46 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tracheal Stenosis
Pulmonary Artery
Therapeutics
Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
Replantation
30 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical treatment of thymic tumors

Wright, C. D. & Kesler, K., 2005, In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 17, 1, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymus Neoplasms
Thymoma
Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Biological Models
Myasthenia Gravis
10 Citations (Scopus)

Zaprinast attenuates hypoxic pulmonary artery injury and causes less aortic relaxation than milrinone

Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Pitcher, J. M., Kher, A., Crisostomo, P. & Meldrum, D. R., Nov 2005, In : Shock. 24, 5, p. 417-420 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Milrinone
Lung Injury
Pulmonary Artery
Vasoconstriction
Lung
2004
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

Rodefeld, M., Boyd, J. H., Myers, C. D., Presson, R., Wagner, W. W. & Brown, J., 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