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2006

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 1 2006, In : Circulation. 114, SUPPL. 1, p. I282-I289

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51 Scopus citations

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

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

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22 Scopus citations

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

Brown, J. W., Ruzmetov, M., Rodefeld, M. D., Vijay, P. & Darragh, R. K., Sep 1 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 3, p. 909-916 8 p.

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87 Scopus citations
2005

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.

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14 Scopus citations

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

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27 Scopus citations

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.

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32 Scopus citations

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

Knoderer, C. A., Ebenroth, E. S. & Brown, J. W., Dec 2005, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 26, 6, p. 859-861 3 p.

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10 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

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.

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11 Scopus citations

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.

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13 Scopus citations

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.

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10 Scopus citations

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.

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7 Scopus citations

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.

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46 Scopus citations

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.

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39 Scopus citations

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.

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44 Scopus citations

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.

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8 Scopus citations
123 Scopus citations

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

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93 Scopus citations

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

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115 Scopus citations

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.

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6 Scopus citations

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

Rodefeld, M. D., Ruzmetov, M., Schamberger, M. S., Girod, D. A., Turrentine, M. W. & Brown, J. W., Jun 1 2005, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 27, 6, p. 949-955 7 p.

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19 Scopus citations

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

Kesler, K. A., Wilson, J. L., Cosgrove, J. A., Brooks, J. A., Messiha, A., Fineberg, N. S., Einhorn, L. H. & Brown, J. W., Aug 1 2005, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 130, 2, p. 408-415 8 p.

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31 Scopus citations

Surgical treatment of pulmonary artery sling and tracheal stenosis

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

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105 Scopus citations

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 1 2005, In : Shock. 24, 5, p. 417-420 4 p.

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10 Scopus citations
2004

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.

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24 Scopus citations
19 Scopus citations

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

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42 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations

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.

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56 Scopus citations

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.

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20 Scopus citations

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.

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57 Scopus citations

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.

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15 Scopus citations

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.

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9 Scopus citations

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.

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16 Scopus citations
2003

Cavopulmonary Assist: Circulatory Support for the Univentricular Fontan Circulation

Rodefeld, M. D., Boyd, J. H., Myers, C. D., LaLone, B. J., Bezruczko, A. J., Potter, A. W. & Brown, J. W., Dec 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 76, 6, p. 1911-1916 6 p.

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76 Scopus citations
63 Scopus citations

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.

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12 Scopus citations

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.

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12 Scopus citations
63 Scopus citations

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.

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31 Scopus citations

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.

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28 Scopus citations

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.

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53 Scopus citations

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.

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87 Scopus citations
2002
7 Scopus citations

Clinical utility of EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration of mediastinal masses in the absence of known pulmonary malignancy

Devereaux, B. M., LeBlanc, J. K., Yousif, E., Kesler, K., Brooks, J. A., Mathur, P., Sandler, A., Chappo, J., Lehman, G. A., Sherman, S., Gress, F. & Ciaccia, D., Jan 1 2002, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 56, 3, p. 397-401 5 p.

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53 Scopus citations

Neonatal truncus arteriosus repair: Surgical techniques and clinical management

Rodefeld, M. D. & Hanley, F. L., Jan 1 2002, In : Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual. 5, 1, p. 212-217 6 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Polytetrafluoroethylene monocusp valve technique for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction

Turrentine, M. W., McCarthy, R. P., Vijay, P., Fiore, A. C. & Brown, J. W., Dec 1 2002, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 74, 6, p. 2202-2205 4 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Prospective analysis of quality of life after surgical resection for esophageal cancer: Preliminary results

Brooks, J. A., Kesler, K. A., Johnson, C. S., Ciaccia, D. & Brown, J. W., Dec 1 2002, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 81, 4, p. 185-194 10 p.

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70 Scopus citations

PTFE monocusp valve reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract

Turrentine, M. W., McCarthy, R. P., Vijay, P., McConnell, K. W. & Brown, J. W., Mar 12 2002, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 73, 3, p. 871-880 10 p.

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62 Scopus citations