Cardiothoracic Surgery

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2004
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 2004, In : American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 287, 6 31-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction in cardiothoracic surgery: Basic mechanisms to potential therapies

Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., Turrentine, M., Mahomed, Y., Brown, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Jul 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 78, 1, p. 360-368 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasoconstriction
Lung
Therapeutics
Translational Medical Research
Ion Channels
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., Dinarello, C. A. & Meldrum, D. R., Feb 2004, In : Shock. 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
54 Citations (Scopus)

Preconditioning: evolution of basic mechanisms to potential therapeutic strategies.

Tsai, B. M., Wang, M., March, K. L., Turrentine, M., Brown, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Mar 2004, In : Shock. 21, 3, p. 195-209 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Signal Transduction
History
Ischemic Preconditioning
Dogs
Wounds and Injuries
18 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. & Meldrum, D. R., Sep 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
56 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., Turrentine, M., 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
13 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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., 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., Tarvin, S. E., Brooks, J. A., Rieger, K., Lehman, G. & Brown, J., 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
15 Citations (Scopus)

Thymoma: Current medical and surgical management

Kesler, K., Wright, C. D. & Loehrer, P., Mar 2004, In : Seminars in Neurology. 24, 1, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thymoma
Neoplasms
Standard of Care
Disease-Free Survival
Drug Therapy
2003
74 Citations (Scopus)

Cavopulmonary Assist: Circulatory Support for the Univentricular Fontan Circulation

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venae Cavae
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Cardiac Output
Arterial Pressure
Hemodynamics
62 Citations (Scopus)
Septal Occluder Device
Atrial Heart Septal Defects
Fistula
Aorta
12 Citations (Scopus)

Giant fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus

Devereaux, B. M., LeBlanc, J. K., Kesler, K., Brooks, J., Lehman, G., Sherman, S. & Ciaccia, D., Nov 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. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 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
62 Citations (Scopus)
Adventitia
Echocardiography
Coronary Vessels
Coronary Artery Disease
Arteries
29 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
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. & 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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Prospective study of thoracoscopic limited resection for ground-glass opacity selected by computed tomography: Invited commentary

Meyer, C. A. & Kesler, K., May 1 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 75, 5, p. 1605-1606 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glass
Tomography
Prospective Studies
51 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Surgical management of scimitar syndrome: An alternative approach

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Minnich, D. J., Vijay, P., Edwards, C. A., Uhlig, P. N., Fiore, A. C., Turrentine, M., 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
102 Citations (Scopus)

The role of estrogen in cardiovascular disease

Baker, L., Meldrum, K. K., Wang, M., Sankula, R., Vanam, R., Raiesdana, A., Tsai, B., Hile, K., Brown, J. & Meldrum, D. R., Dec 2003, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 115, 2, p. 325-344 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atherosclerosis
Estrogens
Cardiovascular Diseases
Menopause
Cardiotonic Agents
2002
7 Citations (Scopus)
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Survival
Age Groups
Pneumonectomy
Operative Surgical Procedures
53 Citations (Scopus)

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., Mathur, P., Sandler, A., Chappo, J., Lehman, G., Sherman, S., Gress, F. & Ciaccia, D., Sep 2002, In : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 56, 3, p. 397-401 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Fine Needle Biopsy
Lung
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Conscious Sedation
16 Citations (Scopus)

Neonatal truncus arteriosus repair: Surgical techniques and clinical management

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Truncus Arteriosus
Right Ventricular Dysfunction
Mortality
Thoracic Aorta
Pulmonary Artery
20 Citations (Scopus)

Polytetrafluoroethylene monocusp valve technique for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polytetrafluoroethylene
Right Ventricular Dysfunction
Lung
Mental Competency
Pathologic Constriction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Primary and metastatic intrathoracic germ cell tumors

Kesler, K., Nov 2002, In : Chest Surgery Clinics of North America. 12, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Neoplasms
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Combined Modality Therapy
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
70 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Quality of Life
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Mood Disorders
Postoperative Period
58 Citations (Scopus)

PTFE monocusp valve reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polytetrafluoroethylene
Pulmonary Atresia
Lung
Tetralogy of Fallot
Ventricular Heart Septal Defects
11 Citations (Scopus)

Resolution of acquired pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in a patient with total anomalous systemic venous return

Johnson, T., Schamberger, M. S., Brown, J. & Girod, D. A., Mar 2002, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 23, 2, p. 210-212 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arteriovenous Malformations
Lung
Liver
Echocardiography
Cyanosis
52 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical repair of congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis in children

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P. & Turrentine, M., 2002, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 21, 1, p. 50-56 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis
Williams Syndrome
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
Endarterectomy
Aortic Valve
9 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical techniques and outcomes for primary nonseminomatous germ cell tumors

Wright, C. D. & Kesler, K., Nov 2002, In : Chest Surgery Clinics of North America. 12, 4, p. 707-715 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumor Biomarkers
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms
Fine Needle Biopsy
Cisplatin
Biomarkers
10 Citations (Scopus)
Mediastinal Diseases
Mediastinum
Thoracic Surgical Procedures
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Drug Therapy
2001
103 Citations (Scopus)

Arterial switch operation: Factors impacting survival in the current era

Brown, J., Park, H. J. & Turrentine, M., 2001, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 71, 6, p. 1978-1984 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Double Outlet Right Ventricle
Transposition of Great Vessels
Reoperation
Survival
Coronary Vessels
54 Citations (Scopus)

Biological versus mechanical aortic valve replacement in children

Turrentine, M., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Bills, R. G. & Brown, J., May 2001, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 71, 5 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autografts
Aortic Valve
Allografts
Lung
Reoperation
28 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical outcomes and indicators of normalization of left ventricular dimensions after Ross procedure in children

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Vijay, P., Bills, R. G. & Turrentine, M., 2001, In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 13, 4 SUPPL. 1, p. 28-34 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diastole
Systole
Autografts
Aortic Valve
Reoperation

Complex haemodynamic changes in vivo after adrenomedullin administration in rats

Szekely, L., Vijayaraghavan, P., Sharp, T. G. & Brown, J., 2001, In : Journal of Clinical and Basic Cardiology. 4, 1, p. 79-82 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenomedullin
Hemodynamics
Adrenomedullin Receptors
Monocrotaline
Pulmonary Circulation
72 Citations (Scopus)

COPD may increase the incidence of refractory supraventricular arrhythmias following pulmonary resection for non-small cell lung cancer

Sekine, Y., Kesler, K., Behnia, M., Brooks-Brunn, J., Sekine, E. & Brown, J., 2001, In : Chest. 120, 6, p. 1783-1790 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supraventricular Tachycardia
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Lung

Diagnostic and therapeutic quandaries in a patient with a germ cell tumor

Hanna, N., Kesler, K. & Einhorn, L., Oct 15 2001, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 19, 20, p. 4088 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Mediastinal Neoplasms
Germinoma
Chorionic Gonadotropin, beta Subunit, Human
Gynecomastia
47 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical results in patients with double outlet right ventricle: A 20-year experience

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Okada, Y., Vijay, P. & Turrentine, M., 2001, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 72, 5, p. 1630-1635 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Double Outlet Right Ventricle
Ventricular Heart Septal Defects
Reoperation
Fontan Procedure
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
76 Citations (Scopus)

Truncus arteriosus repair: Outcomes, risk factors, reoperation and management

Brown, J., Ruzmetov, M., Okada, Y., Vijay, P. & Turrentine, M., 2001, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 20, 2, p. 221-227 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Truncus Arteriosus
Risk Management
Reoperation
Polytetrafluoroethylene
Pulmonary Artery
2000
5 Citations (Scopus)

Correlation of plasma adrenomedullin to myocardial preservation during open-heart surgery

Szekely, L., Vijay, P., Sharp, T. G., Bando, K. & Brown, J., May 2000, In : Pediatric Cardiology. 21, 3, p. 228-233 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenomedullin
Thoracic Surgery
Troponin I
Wounds and Injuries
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
30 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of the Fontan procedure in a single center

Bando, K., Turrentine, M., Park, H. J., Sharp, T. G., Scavo, V. & Brown, J., Jun 2000, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 69, 6, p. 1873-1879 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fontan Procedure
Down Syndrome
Stroke
Protein-Losing Enteropathies
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
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
50 Citations (Scopus)

Results of modern therapy for patients with mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors

Ganjoo, K. N., Rieger, K., Kesler, K., Sharma, M., Heilman, D. K. & Einhorn, L., Mar 1 2000, In : Cancer. 88, 5, p. 1051-1056 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumor Biomarkers
Survival
Teratoma
Therapeutics
Drug Therapy
6 Citations (Scopus)

Thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis palmaris: A periareolar approach

Kesler, K., Brooks-Brunn, J., Campbell, R. L. & Brown, J., Jul 2000, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 70, 1, p. 314-317 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperhidrosis
Sympathectomy
Thoracic Wall
Dissection
Thorax
1999
6 Citations (Scopus)

Bronchoperitoneal fistula secondary to chronic Klebsiella pneumoniae subphrenic abscess

Stockberger, S. M., Kesler, K., Broderick, L. S. & Howard, T., 1999, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 68, 3, p. 1058-1060 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subphrenic Abscess
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Fistula