Cardiac Surgery Presentations and Research

This quarterly report is a summary of the monthly Faculty Research Newsletter. Journal links may require subscriptions or a log-in through the Columbia library while PubMed links are accessible to all.

Presentations

August 2018

Annual meeting of the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Vancouver, British Columbia, June 13-16, 2018

  • Raza ST, Further Refinements in Aortic Anastomosis Stapling Device, Best Poster Presentation Award.

51st Annual Meeting of the Florida Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons
Ocean Reef, Florida, July 13-15, 2018

  • Kurlansky P. Arterial grafting: Everything old is new again.
  • Kurlansky P. Transparency of cardiothoracic results reporting.

June 2018

American Association for Thoracic Surgery 98th Annual Meeting
San Diego, April 28-May 1, 2018

  • DeRose JJ, Mancini D, Chang HL, Gillinov AM, Dagenais F, Ailawadi G, Perrault LP, Parides MK, Taddeio-Peters WC, Mack MJ, Glower D, Yerokun B, Athur P, Mullen JC, Puskas JD, O’Sullivan K, Sledzo-Joyce NM, Tremblay H, Moquete E, Ferke BS, Moskowitz AJ, Iribarne A, Gelifins AC, O’Gara P, Argenziano M. Title: Risk Factor sand Outcomes of Pacemaker Implantation after Concomitant Mitral Valve Surgery and Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Insights from a Surgical Ablation during Mitral Valve Surgery Trial.
  • Eudaliley KW, Kodali S, George I. Suprasternal transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A novel simplified approach.
  • Greason KL, Blackstone E, Rajeswaran J, Svensson LG, Moses JW, Webb J, Tuzcu M, Smith CR, Mack M, Thourani VH, Kodali S, Miller DC. Inter-site variability of mortality and stroke for sites performing both surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic valve stenosis in intermediate risk patients.
  • Johnston DR, Puskas JD, Bavaria JE, Blackstone EH, Griffith B, Gammie JS, Heimansohn DA, Sadowski J, Bartus K, Rozanski J, Rosengart T, Girardi LN, Klodell CT, Mumtaz MA, Takayama H, Halkos M, Starnes V, Boateng P, Timek TA, Ryan W, Shuab O, Smith CR, Svensson LG. Three-year outcomes of aortic valve replacement with a bioprosthetic valve with a novel tissue.
  • LaPar DJ, Chave M, Emani S, Baird CW. Outcomes of complete septation for multiple muscular ventricular septal defects in infants under 4 kg.
  • Polanco AR, Chiang YP, Song JJ, D’Angelo AM, Engel DJ, Patel VI, Takayama H. Impact of high volume Marfan syndrome centers on mitral repair rates in patients with Marfan syndrome.
  • Takeda K, Sanchez J, Ando M, Cevasco M, Takayama H, Naka Y. Outcomes of bridge to cardiac re-transplantation in the contemporary mechanical circulatory support era: An analysis of the UNOS database.

May 2018

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, 38th Meeting and Scientific Session
Nice, France, April 11-14, 2018

  • Akanni O, Garan AR, Takayama H, Han J, Kurlansky PA, Burkhoff DH, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takeda K. Novel Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Refractory Cardiogenic Shock: A Hemodynamic Comparison With Current Percutaneous Strategies.
  • Axelrad JE, Pinsino A, Thanataveera A, Cagliostro B, Flanner MA, Ross K, Te-Frey RT, Effner L, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Colombo P, Gonda T, Yuzefpolskaya M. A Prospective Validation of the First Endoscopic Management Algorithm for Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients with Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
  • Castagna F, Pinsino A, Nwokocha J, Brunjes DL, Stohr EF, McDonnell BJ, Cockcroft JR, McEniery CM, Pineda MFF, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Te-Frey RT, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M. Differences In 24-Hour Vascular Hemodynamic Profiles Among Healthy Subjects, Heart Failure, Left Ventricular Assist Device and Heart Transplant Patients.
  • Castagna F, Pinsino A, Stohr EJ, McConnell J, Brunjes DL, Nwokocha JK, Cockcroft JR, Te-Frey RT, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M. Reduced 24-hour Blood Pressure Variability is Associated With Lower Pulse Pressure in Patients on Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
  • Cevasco M, Ando M, Takayama H, Kurlansky PA, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Farr M, Naka Y, Takeda K. Pre-Transplant Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Less Than 40 Provides Similar Risks of Posttransplant Mortality Both in LVAD and Non-LVAD Heart Transplant Recipients.
  • Cevasco M, Ikegami H, Wiley J, Garan AR, Chan C, Han J, Colombo P, Yusefpolskaya M, Kurlansky P, Naka Y, Takayama H, Takeda K. VA-ECMO Cannulation Strategy and Influence on Cerebral Blood Flow Velocities.
  • Chan CW, Patton-Rivera K, Beck JR, Fung K, Garan AR, Han J, Ando M, Cevasco M, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takayama H, Takeda K. Usefulness of Near-infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy to Assess Lower-limb Perfusion on Femoral Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
  • Cheng Y, Garan AR, Takayam H, Ando M, Han J, Kurlansky PA, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Nak Y, Takea K. Long-term Outcome of Patients Bridged to Recovery After Short-term Mechanical Circulatory Support for Cardiogenic Shock.
  • Coromilas EJ, Garan AR, Yuzefpolskaya M, Takeda K, Takayama H, Farr M, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Topkara VK. Cardiac Recovery in Patients with Adriamycin-Induced Cardiomyopathy After Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
  • Farooqi KM, Chelliah A, Chai PJ, Bacha EA, Saeed O, Jorde UP, Einstein AJ. Impact of Pre-Procedural Planning with 3D Printed Models on Patient Outcomes for Ventricular Assist Device Placement in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Rationale and Design of a Multicenter Prospective Registry.
  • Fried JA, Takeda K, Clerkin K, Ando M, Masoumi A, Topkara V, Burkhoff D, Yuzefpolskaya M, Kirtane A, Karmpaliotis D, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takayama H, Garan A. Predictors of Survival to Discharge After VA-ECMO Support for Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock.
  • Fried JA, Truby L, Restaino S, Rubin G, Clerkin K, Takeda K, Takayama H, Farr M, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Fine B. Comparison of Predictors and Outcomes of Severe LV and RV Primary Graft Dysfunction in Heart Transplant Recipients.
  • Garan AR, Takeda K, Salna MP, Topkara VK, Sreekanth S, Vandenberge J, Yuzefpolskaya M, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Karmpaliotis D, Farrar D, Kirtane A, Takayama H, Kurlansky P. A Prospective Comparison of Veno-Arterial Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation and a Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Device for Cardiogenic Shock Following Acute Myocardial Infarction.
  • Givens RC, Topkara VK, Edmondson D, Restaino SW, Colombo PC, Latif F, Jennings D, Naka Y, Takayama H, Takeda K, Farr MA. Predictors and Outcomes of Readmission After Heart Transplantation: An Analysis of UNOS/OPTN Data From 2000 to 2015.
  • Han J, Ando M, Cevasco M, Kurlansky PA, Garan AR, Colombo PC, Takayama H, Naka Y, Takeda K. Predictors of Neurologic Outcomes After Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
  • Han J, Ando M, Garan AR, Farr M, Colombo PC, Takayama H, Naka Y, Takeda K. Post-Transplant Outcomes of Patients Initially Receiving Left Ventricular Assist Device as Either Bridge to Candidacy or Destination Therapy.
  • Han J, Pinsino A, Royzman E, Gaudig A, Mabasa M, takayama H, Kurlansky PA, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Naka Y, Takeda K, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M. Predictors of Postoperative Vasoplegia in Patients Receiving Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
  • Hoemann B, Cevasco M, Takayama H, Han J, Kurlansky P, Colombo PC, Farr M, Naka Y, Takeda K. Ideal Body Weight May Be A Better Comparative Variable than Actual Body Weight for Donor-Recipient Matching in Orthotopic Heart Transplantation.
  • Hoemann B, Takayama H, Wright M, Jennings DL, Han J, Restaino S, Colombo PC, Farr M, Naka Y, Takeda K. Discontinuing Amiodarone Treatment Prior to Heart Transplant May Lower Incidence of Severe Primary Graft Dysfunction.
  • Lange N, Baker WL, Shullo M, Latif F, Restaino S, Takeda K, Takayama H, Naka Y, Farr M, Colombo P, Jennings DL. Outcomes Associated With Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) Inhibitors in Heart Transplant Recipients: A Meta-analysis.
  • Nakagawa S, Garan AR, Takeda K, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Blinderman CD. Palliative Care Consultation in Cardiogenic Shock Requiring Short-term Mechanical Circulatory Support—A Retrospective Description of Timing and Utilization From a Single Institution.
  • Pinsino A, Castagna F, Stohr EJ, McDonnell BJ, Cockcroft R, Tiburcio M, Effner L, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takeda K, Takayama H, Naka Y, Demmer RT, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC. Estimation of Mean Arterial Pressure in HeartMate II Patients Using Doppler Blood Pressure and Pump Speed.
  • Pinsino A, Castagna F, Wiley JZ, Zuver AM, Flannery MA, Cagliostro B, Cockroft JR, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Demmer RT, Colombo pC, Yuzefpolskaya M. Predictive Value of Mean Arterial Pressure Versus Systolic Blood Pressure and Visit-To-Visit Blood Pressure Variability for Stroke and Pump Thrombosis in HeartMate II Patients.
  • Pinsino A, Jennings DL, Willey JZ, Royzman EA, Mabasa M, Castagna F, Garan AR, Ross K, Effner L, Topkara VK, Naka Y, Takayama H, Takeda K, McDonnell BJ, Cockroft JR, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M. Differential Effects of Carvedilol vs. Metoprolol on Mortality and Adverse Events in Left Ventricular Assist Devices Patients.
  • Pinsino A, Masoumi A, Radhakrishnan J, Demmer RT, Royzman EA, Mabasa M, Brunjes DL, Clemons AM, Cagliostro B, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takeda K, Takayama H, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M. Creatinine versus Cystatin C Based Equations for Estimation of Renal Function in Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients.
  • Pinsino A, Masoumi A, Radhakrishnan J, Royzman A, Mabasa M, Castagna F, Zuver AM, Nasiri M, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Demmer RT, Colombo PC, Yuzefposkaya M. Hemodynamic Determinants of Decline in Renal Function During Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
  • Rosenblum H, Pinsino A, Demmer RT, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Gaudig A, Pineda MT, Naka Y, Takayama H, Takeda K, Castagna F, Wiley JZ, McDonnell BJ, Cockcroft JR, Stohr E. Increased Aortic Stiffness is Associated with Higher Rates of Stroke, GI-bleeding and Pump Thrombosis in Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients.
  • Rosenblum H, Pinsino A, Gavalas M, Zuver A, Parikh K, Parkis G, Flannery M, Mabasa M, Royzman A, Gaudig A, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC. Prognostic Implications of Intermediate Hemolysis in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients.
  • Rubin G, Sanchez J, Bayne J, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Garan AR, Farr M, Wan E. Clinical Outcomes After Tricuspid Annuloplasty Prior to Cardiac Transplantation: A Single Center Experience.
  • Sanchez JE, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Han J, Kurlansky P, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takayama H, Takeda K. Ten-year Experience With CentriMag Ventricular Assist Device Use in Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock.
  • See SB, Pinsino A, Kunimune N, Onat D, Nasiriahmadabadi H, Yuzefpolskaya M, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Naka Y, Takayama H, Takeda K, Colombo PC, Zorn E. Natural Polyreactive Antibodies and Inflammatory Markers Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
  • Simpson MT, Takayama H, Han J, Kurlansky P, Garan AR, Farr MA, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takeda K. Outcome of Cardiac Retransplantation for Late Allograft Failure: A Fifteen-Year Single Center Experience.
  • Simpson MT, Takayama H, Han J, Ando M, Cevasco M, Kurlansky P, Garan AR, Farr MA, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takeda K. Mechanical Circulatory Support for Late Cardiac Allograft Failure.
  • Stohr EJ, Castagna F, Pinsino A, Cockcroft JR, Yuzefpolskaya M, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Wiley JZ, McDonnell BJ. Transmission of Pulsatility Into the Brain of Patients with Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
  • Stohr EJ, Gaudig A, Pinsino A, Castagna F, Colombo PC, Yuzefspolskaya M, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Cockroft JR, McDonnell BJ, Wiley JZ. Laterality of Cerebral Artery Hemodynamics in Continuous-Flow LVAD Patients: A Pilot Study in Relation to Stroke.
  • Truby LK, Farr M, Garan A, Givens R, Takayama H, Takeda K, Yuzefpolskaya M, Latif F, Restaino S, Axsom K, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Topkara VK. Pre-Transplant Hemoglobin A1c Predicts Long Term Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation.
  • Truby LK, Garan A, Givens R, Takayama H, Takeda K, Yuzefpolskaya M, Latif F, Restaino S, Farr M, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Topkara VK. Pre-Transplant Proteinuria Predicts Post-Transplant Renal Replacement Therapy and Mortality in Patients Bridged with Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
  • Truby LK, Garan AR, Givens R, Takayama H, Yuzefpolskaya M, Takeda K, Latif F, Restaino S, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Farr M, Uriel N, Tobkara VK. Pulmonary Artery Decoupling Further Enhances Discriminatory Power of Pulmonary Vascular Resistance in Patients Bridged to Transplant with Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
  • Truby LK, Takeda K, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Latif F, Restaino S, Yuzefpolskaya M, Axsom K, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Farr M. Bridge to Transplant with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices Increases Risk for Severe Primary Graft Dysfunction.
  • Yu SN, Cevasco M, Han J, Flannery M, Colombo PC, Takayama H, Naka Y, Takeda K. After the Referral: How Patients Fare After Evaluation for Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement.
  • Yuzefpolskaya M, Demmer RT, Onat D, Nasiri M, Trinh P, Zuver AM, Pinsino A, Royzman EA, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Farr MA, Uhlemann A, Colombo PC. Advanced Heart Failure Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplantation Have Altered Oral Microbial Diversity Alongside Endotoxemia, Inflammation and Oxidative Stress.
  • Yuzefpolskaya M, Nasiri M, Onat D, Royzman EA, Nwokocha J, Pinsino A, Brunjes DL, Trinh P, Zuver AM, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Farr MA, Uhlemann A, Colombo PC, Demmer RT. Gut Microbiome-Generated Metabolite Trimethylamine-N-Oxide is Reduced After Heart Transplantation and Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy in Advanced Heart Failure Patients.

The Yale Aortic Center
New Haven, CT, April 17, 2018

  • Raza ST. Hippocrates to Heart Surgery: Renaissance and the Transformation of Medicine.

February 2018

54th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 27-31, 2018

  • Ando MA , Takeda K, Kurlansky PA , Wright MA, Lee CL, Han J, Garan AR1, Topkara Yuzefpolskaya MY, Colombo P, Farr M, Naka Y, Takayama H. Impact of Sharing Adult Blood Type O Donor Hearts With Non-O Recipients: Survival Simulation by Blood Type Using the United Network for Organ Sharing Registry and Markov Modeling.
  • Blitzer D, Stephes EH, Tchantchaleishvili V, Lou X, Chen P, Pattakos GS, Vardas PN. Risks and Rewards for the Expanding Role of Physician Extenders in Cardiothoracic Surgery: A National Survey.

January 2018

50th Anniversary of the First Human Heart Transplant, ISACB
Capetown, South Africa, December 4, 2017

  • Ferrari G. Advanced Glycation End Products: Pathophysiologic Role and Therapeutic Target in Ascending Aortic Disease

December 2017

Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association
Anaheim, CA, November 2017

  • Ando M, Takeda K, Kurlansky PA, Wright M, Lee C, Han J, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Farr M, Naka Y, Takayama H. How much blood type non-O recipients should get blood type O donor hearts? Survival simulation by blood type using the United Network for Organ Sharing registry and Markov mode.
  • George I. TAVR vs. SAVR: TAVR Pro: The Future of Cardiac Surgery.
  • Ferrari G. Influence of Mitral Annuloplasty on Durable Repair for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation. Innovation in Cardiac Surgery: From Imaginative Research to Transformative Clinical Therapy.

Animal Medical Center's Third Annual One Health Conference
Cornell University New York, NY, November 2017

  • Ferrari G. Pathophysiology Mitral Valve Prolapse.

November 2017

31st Annual Meeting European Association of CardioThoracic Surgery
Vienna, October 7-11, 2017

  • Kalfa D. Bioresorbable valved tube for pulmonary valve replacement and in situ regeneration.

Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2017
Denver, Colorado, October 29-November 2, 2017

  • Vinayak Bapat, MD: Valve Disease Mitral/Tricuspid Valve Replacement, Live Cases, Transapical Mitral Valve in Valve with Lotus, First Report Investigations, TMVR: Preparing for the Next Revolution, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Isaac George, MD: Case #5: Trans-septal Mitral VIR, Cardiac Surgery, Live Cases: TAVR/SHD, Technology Forum—Most Frequently Used TAVR Systems, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.
  • Craig Smith, MD: Ongoing Structural Heart Disease Trials: Predicting the Future, Live Cases, Novel: Provocative and Controversial Topics in Aortic Valve Disease, Live Cases, Treatment of Left Main Disease With CABG: Insights From EXCEL
  • Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD: Treatment of Left Main Disease with CABG: Insights from EXCEL, Live Case Demonstrations: Aortic Intervention, Trends in the Treatment of Aortic Disease, New Technologies for Aortic Aneurysms, Mechanical Circulatory Support.
  • Michael Argenziano, MD: Surgical Bailout of MitraClip Complications and Failures
  • Vinayak Bapat, MD: The New 4Tech Approach for Percutaneous Tricuspid Valve Repair, Understanding Surgical Aortic Valve "Anatomy": Implications for Valve-in-Valve Therapy, Editorial Perspective: The TMVR Field: unmet Technological Needs, Competitive Landscape and Future Opportunities, Established TMVR 4: Intrepid - Device Description, Strengths and Weaknesses, and Updated Summary Outcomes, Antithrombotic Therapy Considerations After TMVR: What Can We Learn From the Surgical Experience?, Screening and Selecting the Appropriate Patients for TMVR
  • Isaac George, MD: Case Presentation: Valve-in MAC, Valve-in-Valve: Patient Selection, Technical Pearls and Outcomes.
  • Paul Kurlansky, MD: PCI vs. CABG: The Impact of Medication Adherence on Comparative Outcomes.
  • Craig Smith, MD: Predicting the Future: Will the Ongoing LOW RISK TAVR Trials Change How we Treat Low Surgical Risk Patients with Aortic Stenosis.
  • Hiroo Takayama, MD: Current State of Thoracic Branch Devices and Ongoing Clinial Trials, Flash Perspectives: ECMO and ECMO Circuit Modifications Are the Best Methods to Achieve True Maximal Circulatory Support During High-Risk PCI, State-of-the-Art: Acute and Chronic Cardiopulmonary Support.

October 2017

Joint Conference on Advances in Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease Management
Ann Arbor, Michigan, September 29-October 1, 2017

  • Stephens E, Han J, Ginns J, Rosenbaum M, Chai P, Bacha E, Kalfa D. Outcomes and Prognostic Factors for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients Undergoing Primary or Reoperative Systemic Atrioventricular Valve Surgery.

Heart Failure Society of America, 21st Annual Scientific Meeting
Grapevine, Texas, September 16-19, 2017

  • Zhao Q, Wang L, Kurlansky PA, Schein J, Baser O, Berger JS. Impact of coronary artery disease on clinical outcomes among patients with newly-diagnosed heart failure with systolic dysfunction: Is it changing over time?

July 2017

American Diabetes Association's 77th Scientific Sessions
San Diego, CA, June 9-13, 2017

  • Goland, Robin S.; Camacho-Rivera, Johanna; Raza, Syed T.; Kurlansky, Paul A. Positive influence of weekly diabetes workshops for health care providers managing patients recovering after coronary bypass graft surgery (CABG): Its potential role in reducing the surgical site infections.

Adult Congenital Heart Association
Orlando, FL, June 2, 2017

  • Invited Lecture: Kalfa D. 3D printing and how it impacts, diagnoses, interventions and surgical outcomes.

June 2017

American Association of Thoracic Surgery, Centennial Meeting
Boston, May 1-3, 2017

  • Blackstone EH, Chang HL, Rajeswaran J, Parides MK, Ishwaran H, Li L, Ehrlinger J, Gelijns AC, Moskowitz AJ, Miller MA, Argenziano MA, DeRose JJ, Dagenais F, Ailawadi G, Smith PK, Acker MA, Mack MJ, O’Gara PT, Gillinov AM. Biatrial Maze procedure versus pulmonary vein isolation in the CTSN randomized trial of surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation during mitral valve surgery.
  • Fukuhara S, Tran, Han J, Takeda K, Naka Y, Takayama H. Posttransplant outcomes in patients on venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: A comparison with population on continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support.
  • Malaisrie SC, Hodson RW, McAndrew T, Davidson C, Swanson J, Hahn RT, Pibarot P, Jaber W, Quader N, Zajarias A, Svensson L, George I, Trento A, Thourani VH, Szeto WY, Dewey T, Smith CR, Leon MB, Webb JG. Outcomes after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement in intermediate risk patients with preoperative mitral regurgitation: Analysis of PARTNER IIA randomized cohort.
  • Kalfa D, Belli E, Bacha E, Lambert V, di Carlo D, Kostolny M, Nosal M, Horer J, Salminen J, Rubay J, Yemets I, Hazekamp M, Maruszewski B, Sarris G, Berggren H, Lacour-Gayet F. Outcomes and prognostic factors for acquired pulmonary vein stenosis in the current era.
  • Nees SN, Flyer JN, Chelliah A, Dayton JD, Kalfa D, Chai PJ, Bacha EA, Anderson BR. Patients with anomalous aortic origin of the coronary artery remain at risk even after surgical repair.
  • Salna M, Chai PJ, Kalfa DM, Nakamura Y, Krishnamurthy, Najjar M, Shah A, Levasseur S, Anderson BR, Bacha EA. Outcomes of arterial switch operation in <2.5kg neonates: A 10-year study.
  • Takeda K, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Han J, Kurlansky P, Yuzefpolskaya M, Farr MA, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takayama H. Ten-year experience with continuous-flow external ventricular assist device: Evolution and improving outcomes in the treatment
    of refractory cardiogenic shock.
  • Zwishenberger J, Gleason T, Argenziano M, Bavaria J, Kane L, Coselli J, Engelman R, Tanaka K, Awady A, Sekela M. Use of a novel hemoadsorption technology to reduce plasma free hemoglobin during complex cardiac surgery: Results for the randomized controlled safety and feasibility REFRESH I trial.

American College of Cardiology 66th Annual Scientific Sessions
Washington, DC, March, 2017

  • Brinkman M, Patel A, Chen CH, Nazif T, Khalique O, Liao M, Vahl T, George I, Codner P, Kouz R, Terre J, Jantz J, Leon M, Kodali S, Hahn R. Redefining the classification of severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis using flow and gradient measurements to predict outcomes post-transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
  • Chen CH, Brinkman M, Khalique OK, Nazif T, Vahl T, George I, Patel A, Codner P, Kouz R, Terre J, Jantz J, Liao M, Leon MB, Kodali SK, Hahn RT. High Baseline Valvuloarterial Impedance Portends Worse 1-Year Outcomes after Transcatheter Valve Replacement.

Society of Thoracic Surgeons 53rd Annual Meeting
Houston, Texas, January, 2017

  • Brevetti ER, George I, Hasting R, Spellman J. A Technique for Supra-Sternal Access for Aortic Valve Replacement.
  • Langer NB, van Boxtel B, Sorabella RA, Takayama H, Borger MA, Naka Y, Smith CR, George I, Argenziano M. Mitral valve repair versus replacement in patients with functional mitral regurgitation undergoing complex cardiac surgery.

International Stroke Conference, American Heart Association
Houston, Texas, February 23, 2017

  • Valenzuela IA, Klein B, Dunn L, Sorabella R, Han SM, Willey J, George I, Gutierrez J. Predictors of Stroke in Patients with Infective Endocarditits.

May 2017

American Transplant Congress
Chicago, May 1, 2017

  • Is the Current Heart Allocation System Just and Fair for Blood Type O Recipients? Propensity-Matched Analysis of 34353 Patients in the UNOS Registry, M. Ando, K. Takeda, P.A. Kurlansky, M. Wright, C.L. Lee, J. Han, A.R. Garan, V.K. Topkara, M. Yuzefpolskaya, P.C. Colombo, M. Farr, Y. Naka, H. Takayama.

International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation 37th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions
San Diego, April 5-7, 2017

  • Severe PGD and Post-Operative Vasoplegia: Complications on the Same Spectrum or Different Entities? H. Takayama.
  • Gastro-Intestinal Dysmotility in Thoracic Organ Transplantation Revisited: Importance, Evaluation, Treatment, F. D'Ovidio.
  • The Impact of Age, Sex, Therapeutic Intent and Severity of Advanced Heart Failure on Outcomes in the Multicenter Study of Maglev Technology in Patients Undergoing Mechanical Circulatory Support Therapy with Heartmate 3 (Momentum 3) Pivotal Trial, D. Goldstein, M. R. Mehra, Y. Naka, C.T. Salerno, N. Uriel, D. Dean, A. Itoh, F. D. Pagani, E. R. Skipper, G. Bhat, N. Raval, B.A. Bruckner, J. Estep, R. Cogswell, C.A. Milano, L. Fendelander, J. B. O'Connell, J. Cleveland.
  • Is There a Rationale for an "Old-for-Old" Program in Lung Transplantation? A Comparative Study Using the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation Database, A.M. Bernhardt, A.P. Levin, J. Stehlik, C. Benden, L. Edwards, F.M. Wagner, H. Reichenspurner.
  • Outcomes of Multiple Concomitant Valve Procedures in Patients Receiving Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device J. Han, H. Takayama, P.A. Kurlansky, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, V.K. Topkara, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, K. Takeda.
  • Successful Use of Temporary Percutaneous Right Ventricular Assist Devices in Acute Right Ventricular Failure After Acute Myocardial Infarction or LVAD Implantation, E. Coromilas, K. Takeda, A. Kirtane, V, K. Topkara, H. Takayama, M. Yuzefpolskaya, D. Karmpaliotis, Y. Naka, P. C. Colombo, A.R. Garan.
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support for Patients in Cardiogenic Shock After Right Ventricular Infarction: A Single-Center Experience, K. Patel, K. Takeda, L. Truby, C. Eckhardt, K. Ross, D. Karmpaliotis, Y. Naka, V.K. Topkara, M. Yuzefpolskaya, P.C. Colombo, A. Kirtane, H. Takayama, A.R. Garan.
  • Minimally Invasive versus Sternotomy Approach for Centrimag Biventricular Support in Refractory Cardiogenic Shock, K. Takeda, A.R. Garan, V.K. Topkara, J. Han, P. Kurlansky, M. Yuzefpolskaya, M.A. Farr, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, H. Takayama.
  • Genotype Guided Warfarin Protocol Improves Anticoagulation Quality Early After LVAD Implantation, D.L. Jennings, M. Yuzefpolskaya, A.R. Garan, A. Eisenberger, K. Takeda, H. Takayama, Y. Naka, P. Colombo, V. Topkara.
  • Quality of Life and Functional Capacity Assessment in the Multicenter Study of Maglev Technology in Patients Undergoing Mechanical Circulatory Support Therapy with Heartmate 3 (Momentum 3) Pivotal Trial, J.A. Cowger, Y. Naka, K. Aaronson, D. Horstmanshoff, S. Gulati, D. Rinde-Hoffman, S. Pinney, S. Adatya, D.J. Farrar, U.P. Jorde.
  • Advanced Theranostics in Ex-Vivo Lung Bioengineering, B.A. Guenthart, J.D. O'Neill, J. Kim, G. Vunjak-Novakovic, M.
    Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 Alpha Mediates Apoptotic Cell Death in the DCD Heart Following Prolonged Exposure to Warm Ischemia, A.A. Ali, P. Downey, A. Zalewski, K.J. Clerkin, I. George, P.C. Colombo, S. Messer, S.R. Large, Z.A. Ali.
  • Extending the Boundaries of DCD Heart Transplantation: Improved Functional Recovery of DCD Hearts Exposed to Prolonged Warm Ischemia by Inhibition of Histone Deacetylase, A.A. Ali, P. Downey, A. Zalewski, K.J. Clerkin, I. George, P.C. Colombo, S. Messer, S. Large, Z.A. Ali.
  • Impact of Center Volume on Bridging to Transplantation with Contemporary Left Ventricular Assist Devices, L.K. Truby, R. Givens, A.R. Garan, R.A. Blum, A. Clemons, R. Te-Frey, M. Yuzefpolskaya, F. Latif, S. Restaino, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, D.M. Mancini, M. Farr, Y. Naka, P.C. Colombo, V.K. Topkara.
  • Circadian Variation of Blood Pressure and Hemodynamics in Outpatients with Heart Mate II, F. Castagna1, A. Pinsino, E. J. Stöhr, B. McDonnell, M. Yuzefpolskaya, M. Flannery, D.L. Brunjes, N. Akter, R.T. TeFrey, M. F. Pineda, E. Royzman, V.K. Topkara, A.R. Garan, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, Y. Naka, J. Cockcroft, P.C. Colombo.
  • Prolonged Support Is Associated with Increased Risk of Cellular Rejection in Patient's Bridged to Transplantation with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices, L.K. Truby, A.R. Garan, R. Givens, M. Yuzefpolskaya, A. Clemons, R.A. Blum, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, F. Latif, S. Restaino, M. Maurer, D. M. Mancini, Y. Naka, M. Farr, P.C. Colombo, V.K. Topkara.
  • Bridging to Transplantation with Contemporary Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: A Decade Experience, L.K. Truby, R. Givens, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, M. Flannery, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, J. Haythe, F. Latif, S. Restaino, M. Maurer, D.M. Mancini, Y. Naka, M. Farr, P.C. Colombo, V.K. Topkara.
  • Effects of Hospital Characteristics on In-Hospital Mortality and Hospitalization Costs for Mechanical Circulatory Support Device (MCSD) Therapy: Results from the National (Nationwide) Inpatient Sample (NIS), L. Sridharan, R. Givens, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, K. Takeda, F. Latif, S. Restaino, J. Haythe, M. Maurer, D.M. Mancini, M. Farr, Y. Naka, P.C. Colombo, V.K. Topkara.
  • Endoscopic Evaluation in Patients with CF-LVADs with Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Are We Ready for a Paradigm Shift to Improve Care? J. Axelrad, A. Pinsino, C. Brooks, P. Trinh, B. Cagliostro, F. Castagna, V.K. Topkara, A.R. Garan, L.A. Effner, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, Y. Naka, P.C. Colombo, M. Yuzefpolskaya, T. Gonda.
  • Trends in Simultaneous Heart-Kidney Transplantation: An Analysis of UNOS/OPTN Data from 2000 to 2015, R.C. Givens, V.K. Topkara, S.W. Restaino, F. Latif, Y. Naka, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, P.C. Colombo, M.A. Farr.
  • The New Heart Allocation System: Implications on Patients with Restrictive Cardiomyopathy in the UNOS Registry, L. Sridharan, R. Givens, K. Takeda, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, F. Latif, S. Restaino, J. Haythe, J. Ginns, D. Mancini, Y. Naka, P. Colombo, M. Maurer, H. Takayama, V.K. Topkara.
  • Hemodynamic Effects and Clinical Response to Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in Chronic Heart Failure Patients with Cardiogenic Shock, J. Fried, A. Nair, V.K. Topkara, A. Masoumi, K. Clerkin, P.C. Colombo, M. Yuzefpolskaya, K. Takeda, H. Takayama, Y. Naka, A.R. Garan.
  • Contemporary ECMO Therapy for Postcardiotomy Shock: From REgiStry for Cardiogenic Shock: Utility and Efficacy of Device Therapy (RESCUE), H. Takayama, J. Han, M. Baltazar-Garcia, M. Lucas, M. Kai, M. Camacho, B. Sun, D. Ranney, M.A. Daneshmand, A. Itoh.
  • Vasoactive-Inotropic Score Is Associated with In-Hospital Mortality in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients, J. Han, H. Takayama, P.A. Kurlansky, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, V.K. Topkara, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, K. Takeda.
  • Extended Donation After Circulatory Death (DCD) Cat 3 Lung Donor Agonal and Post-Mortem Warm Ischemic Times (WIT) Do Not Affect Early Mortality, B. Levvey, L. Edwards, A. Robinson, S. Keshavjee, M. Erasmus, A. Glanville, P. Hopkins, M. Musk, A. Patterson, M. Hertz, F. D'Ovidio, K. McCurry, P. Camp, B. Carrico, J. Stehlik, D. Van Raemdonck, G. Snell.
  • Attenuation of Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy in Dual Organ Transplantation, K.J. Clerkin, S.W. Restaino, F. Latif, M.A. Farr, E. Zorn, D.M. Mancini, K. Takeda, H. Takayama, Y. Naka, P.C. Colombo, V.K. Topkara.
  • The Impact of Blood Pressure Control on the Development of Left Ventricular Distension with VAECMO: A Comparison of Vasodilation vs. Diuresis, J. Han, H. Takayama, D. Burkhoff, M.L. Dickstein.
  • Novel Palliative Care Integration Program increases Days Alive and Out of Hospital and Reduces Inpatient Direct Costs Among Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients, S. Nakagawa, J.M. Luna, V.K. Topkara, M. Yuzefpolskaya, D. Vawdrey, A.R. Garan, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, C.D. Blinderman.
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Reduces Mortality and Cardiovascular Readmissions in Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients, A.R. Garan, X. Mai, V.K. Topkara, K. Takeda, K.J. Clerkin, R. Demmer, M. Yuzefpolskaya, H. Takayama, Y. Naka, J. Chyou, H.M. Spotnitz, N. Uriel, J. Dizon, P.C. Colombo.
  • Comparison of Survival and Modes of Death by ICD Status Among LVAD Recipients, X. Mai, K. Clerkin, V.K. Topkara, K. Takeda, R. Demmer, M. Yuzefpolskaya, M. Tiburcio, H. Takayama, Y. Naka, H.M. Spotnitz, J. Dizon, P.C. Colombo, A.R. Garan.
  • How Old Is Too Old? The Influence of Advanced Age on VA-ECMO Outcomes, M. Salna, K. Takeda, P. Kurlansky, H. Ikegami, J. Han, S. Stein, V. Topkara, M. Yuzefpolskaya, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, A.R. Garan, H. Takayama.
  • Is the ISHLT-Suggested Inotrope Score a Predictor of In-Hospital Mortality After Heart Transplantation? M. Wright, K. Takeda, C. Mauro, P. Kurlansky, J. Han, L. Truby, M. Salna, V. Topkara, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, P. Colombo, Y. Naka, M. Farr, H. Takayama.
  • Bridge-to-Transplant LVAD or Primary Heart Transplantation in Young Patients? Both Offer Similar MidTerm Survival M. James, K. Takeda, P. Kurlansky, M. Ando, C. Lee, J. Han, M. Wright, V. Topkara, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, M. Farr, P. Colombo, Y. Naka, H. Takayama.
  • VA ECMO as a Bridge to Transplantation: Emergent Eligibility and Outcomes, M.V. Habal, A.R. Garan, V.K. Topkara, K. Takeda, F. Latif, S. Restaino, M. Yuzefpolskaya, R. Bijou, P. Colombo, H. Takayama, Y. Naka, M. Farr.
  • Pulmonary Vascular Resistance Is Not an Independent Predictor of Post-Transplant Outcome in Bridge-to Transplant Patients; It's Time to Re-Evaluate Our Current Heart Transplant Eligibility, M. Ando, K. Takeda, P.A. Kurlansky, M. Wright, C. Lee, J. Han, A.R. Garan, V.K. Topkara, M. Yuzefpolskaya, P.C. Colombo, M. Farr, Y. Naka, H. Takayama.
  • Use of Pre-Device Exchange Computed Tomography Angiography for Left Ventricular Assist Device Thrombosis, S.N. Yu, J. Han, K. Takeda, J.N. Ginns, P.A. Kurlansky, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, V.K. Topkara, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, H. Takayama.
  • Medical Management of Device Thrombosis in Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients: Success Rate and Outcomes, E. Coromilas, R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, M. Farr, Y. Naka, P.C. Colombo, V.K. Topkara.
  • Prospective Evaluation of Urine Dipstick for Detection of Moderate and Severe Hemolysis in Outpatients on CF-LVAD Support, M.V. Gavalas, A. Breskin, P.N. Trinh, H. Rosenblum, M. Yuzefpolskaya, A. Eisenberger, A.R. Garan, A. Pinsino, B. Cagliostro, M. Flannery, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, Y. Naka, V.K. Topkara, P.C. Colombo.
  • Use of an Investigational Left Ventricular Assist Device Through a Left Thoracotomy Approach in a Patient with Complex Congenital Heart Disease, H. Ilias Basha, K. Takeda, H. Takayama, J. Ginns, N. Persaud, M.F. Pineda, M. Flannery, V.K. Topkara, M. Yuzefpolskaya, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, A.R. Garan.
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices (MSCD) Therapy in the Era of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): National Trends in Hospitalization Costs and In-Hospital Mortality, L. Sridharan, R. Givens, A. R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, K. Takeda, H. Takayama, F. Latif, J. Haythe, S. Restaino, M. Maurer, D. Mancini, M.J. Farr, Y. Naka, P. Colombo, V.K. Topkara.
  • Variability in Gene Expression Profiling (GEP) Identifies Heart Transplant Recipients at Risk for Acute Cellular Rejection but Not Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy, L.K. Truby, A.R. Garan, R. Givens, K. Takeda, H. Takayama, M. Yuzefpolskaya, S. Restaino, E. Zorn, D. Mancini, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, M. Farr, F. Latif, V.K. Topkara.
  • Predictors of Ventricular Recovery After Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock; C. Eckhardt, K. Takeda, H. Takayama, V.K. Topkara, A. Masoumi, J. Fried, K. Clerkin, M. Yuzefpolskaya, R. Te-Frey, A. Kirtane, D. Karmpaliotis, Y. Naka, P.C. Colombo, A.R. Garan.
  • Predictors of Mortality in Cardiogenic Shock Patients Treated with Extra-Corporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, S.J. Stein, H. Takayama, A.R. Garan, V.K. Topkara, M. Salna, J. Han, P.A. Kurlansky, M. Yuzefpolskaya, M.A. Farr, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, K. Takeda.
  • Effect of Arterial Cannulation Site on Cerebral Blood Flow During Peripheral Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, H. Ikegami, J. Z. Willey, D. Yoshioka, P.A. Kurlansky, A.R. Garan, V.K. Topkara, M. Yuzefpolskaya, H. Takayama, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, K. Takeda.
  • Dose-Dependent Association Between Amiodarone and Primary Graft Dysfunction in Heart Transplantation, M. Wright, K. Takeda, C. Mauro, D. Jennings, P. Kurlansky, J. Han, L. Truby, S. Stein, V. Topkara, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, P. Colombo, Y. Naka, M. Farr, H. Takayama.
  • The Short-to-Shield Phenomenon in Heartmate II Left Ventricular Assist Devices: A Single Center Experience, H. Ilias Basha, R.C. Givens, B. Cagliostro, G. Parkins, M. Flannery, R. Te-Frey, A.R. Garan, M. Yuzefpolskaya, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, Y. Naka, M.A. Farr, P.C. Colombo, V.K. Topkara.
  • Circadian Variation in Hemodynamics and Device Parameters in HeartMate II, Patients A. Pinsino, F. Castagna, E. J. Stöhr, B. McDonnell, M. Yuzefpolskaya, A. Clemons, M. Tiburcio, M. Pineda, K. Ross, V.K. Topkara, A.R. Garan, H. Takayama, K. Takeda, Y. Naka, J. Cockcroft, P. C. Colombo.
  • Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Replacement with a Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device in Patients with Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation and Marginal Right Ventricular Function, K. Takeda, H. Takayama, J. Han, A.R. Garan, V.K. Topkara, P. Kurlansky, M. Yuzefpolskaya, M.A. Farr, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka.
  • Use of Abciximab and Heparin Can Safely Facilitate LVAD Implantation in Patients with Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, C. Lee, P.C. Colombo, D. Jennings, J. Han, M.P. Salna, M.A. Wright, K. Takeda, P.A. Kurlansky, M. Yuzefpolskaya, A.R. Garan, C. Chan, Y. Naka, H. Takayama.
  • A Case Study of LVAD Withdrawal in an Ambulatory Patient, S. Nakagawa, P.C. Colombo, Y. Naka, C.D. Blinderman.
  • Management Challenges for 'Crash and Burn' Patients: 'Shock Team' Approach to MCS, H. Takayama.

April 2017

Heart Valve Society 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting
Monaco, March 2-4, 2017

  • Borger M. Neurological Complications: Is it Contraindicated to do Surgery?
  • Borger M Should All Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery be Treated with Tricuspid Annuloplasty or Should We Make a Selective Approach?
  • Stephens EH, Han J, Trawick E, Dimartino E, Akkiraju H, Brown LM, K. JGrandeAllen J, Connell J, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Takayama H. Aortic Valve Mechanical, Compositional and Structural Changes with Left-Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Implantation.
  • Pontailler M, Ahmad B, Blanch M, Voisin A, Villermain O, Menashe P, Williams G, Kalfa D. TPU/PCL polymer as a candidate for tissue engineered heart valve replacement scaffold.

American College of Cardiology, 66th Annual Scientific Session
Washington, D.C., March 17-19, 2017

  • Bacha E. A Night at the Movies with Some Congenital Heart Surgeons—How Do They Actually Do That? Joint Symposium of the American Association for Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology, Panelist.
  • Bacha E. Engage @ ACC.17 Studio: The Newlywed Game for Pediatric Cardiac Providers, Participant.
  • Borger M. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair: Neochord Chordal Replacement: Case and Overview.
  • Borger M. Mitral Valve Guidelines: Closing Knowledge Gaps; How Should We Be Treating Secondary MR in 2017?
  • Forrest JK, Mangi A, Popma J, Khabbaz K, Reardon M, Kleiman N, Yakubov S, Watson D, Kodali S, George I, Tadros P, Zorn G, Brown J, ipperman R, Staniloae C, Williams M.1 Initial Use of the Evolut Pro Self-Expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
  • Mehta RH, Leimberger JD, van Diepen S, Meza J, Wang A, Jankowich R, Harrison RW, Hay D, Fremes S, Duncan A, Soltesz EG, Luber J, Park S, Argenziano M, Murphy E, Marcel R, Kalavrouziotis D, Nagpal D, Bozinovski J, Toller W, Heringlake M, Goodman SG, Levy JH, Harrington RA, Anstrom KJ, Alexander JH; LEVO-CTS Investigators.
  • Levosimendan in Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. Simultaneous publication in New England Journal of Medicine, citation below.
  • Cerebral Embolic Protection in Patients Undergoing Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR)—Cerebral Embolic Protection Devices During SAVR. Presented by Michael J Mack on behalf of CTSNet—Dr Argenziano participating.

Inventions

  • David Kalfa—A Provisional patent was filed by Columbia Technology Ventures on his invention of a Microfluidics-based heart valve prosthesis.
  • David Kalfa—A Provisional patent was filed by Columbia Technology Ventures for his invention of a Self-expandable growing heart valve prosthesis.

February 2017

Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Houston
January 21-25, 2017

  • Michael Borger, MD, PhD
    Aortic/Endovascular Surgery
    Rapid Deployment Valves
  • A Prospective Multi-Institutional Cohort Study of Mediastinal Infection After Cardiac Surgery L. P. Perrault, K. A. Kirkwood , H. Chang, J. C. Mullen, M. A. Miller, B. Gulack, K. Doud, M. Argenziano, R. K. Ghanta, B. A. Whitson, D. Williams, N. M.
    Sledz-Joyce, B. Lima, G. Greco, N. Fumakia, E. Rose, J. Puskas, R. D. Weisel, M. E. Bowdish.
  • Mitral Valve Repair vs Replacement in Patients With Functional Mitral Regurgitation Undergoing Complex Cardiac Surgery N. B. Langer1, B. S. Van Boxtel, R. A. Sorabella, Y. Wu, J. Park, H. Takayama, M. A. Borger, Y. Naka, C. Smith, I. George, M. Argenziano.
  • Neuropsychological Functioning And Psychosocial Outcomes In Adults With Dtransposition Of The Great Arteries Corrected With The Arterial Switch Operation. L Kasmi, M Montreuil, J Calderon, N Geronikola, V Lambert, E Belli, D Bonnet, D Kalfa.
  • Primary Pulmonary Vein Stenosis: Outcomes, Prognostic Factors, and Severity Score in a Multicenter Study D. Kalfa , E. Belli, E. A. Bacha, V. Lambert, D. di Carlo, M. Kostolny, J. Salminen, M. Nosal, J. Hörer, H. Berggren, I. Yemets, M. Hazekamp, B. Maruszewski, G. E. Sarris, T. Ebels, L. Francois.
  • Current Status of Endovascular Training for Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents in the United States P. N. Vardas, A. C. Stefanescu Schmidt, A. B. Goldstone, A. A. Shah, D. LaPar, W. F. DeNino, E. A. Gillaspie, A. G. Fiedler, M. S. Halbreiner, A. L. Eilers, D. M. Walters, E. H. Stephens, V. Tchantchaleishvili.
  • Two-Year Echocardiographic and Clinical Outcomes in 937 Intermediate Patients Undergoing Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement From the PARTNER 2A Study.
  • V. H. Thourani, W. Y. Szeto, S. Kodali, E. Blackstone, A. Lowry, R. Makkar, M. Williams, J. E. Bavaria, H. C. Herrmann, H. S. Maniar, V. Babaliaros, C. Smith, A. Trento, P. J. Corso, A. Pichard, D. Miller, L. G. Svensson, S. R. Kapadia, G. Ailawadi, R. M. Suri, K. L. Greason, R. Hahn, W. Jaber, J. Forcillo, M. Alu, M. B. Leon, M. J. Mack.
  • Aortic Root Enlarging Procedures and Aortic Valve Leaflet Reconstruction Course Directors: S. Adil Husain, San Antonio, TX, and Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Philadelphia, PA Faculty: Emile A. Bacha, New York, NY, Arminder Singh Jassar, Boston, MA, Alberto Pochettino, Rochester, MN, Edward Y. Sako, San Antonio, TX, Ibrahim Sultan, Pittsburgh, PA, and James S. Tweddell, Cincinnati.
  • A Comparison of Operative Outcomes Following Multi-Arterial versus Single Arterial Bypass Grafting: An Analysis of the STS Database 2004-2015 Thomas A. Schwann, Robert H. Habib, John Puskas, Paul Kurlansky, Jeffery P. Jacobs, Sean O'Brien, Amelia Wallace, Milo C. Engoren, Mark R. Bonnell, Robert Tranbaugh, Ritu Chakravarti.
  • Axillary Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation With Transapical Left Ventricular Vent in Refractory Cardiogenic Shock. K. Takeda, H. Takayama, Y. Naka.
  • Significance of Intraoperative Revision During the Arterial Switch Operation in the Current Era. Y. Nakamura, D. Kalfa, P. Chai, A. Chelliah, L. Freud, J. Quaegebeur, E. A. Bacha.
  • Scimitar Syndrome in Children and Adults: Natural History, Outcomes, and Risk Analysis H. Wang, D. Kalfa, M. Rosenbaum, J. Ginns, M. Lewis, J. Glickstein, E. A. Bacha, P. Chai.

December 2016

Workshop on Regenerative Medicine, Bordeaux, France
Oct 27-29th, 2016

  • Voisin A, Blancy M, Foulc MP, Pouponneau P, Mbélé G, Menasche P, Kalfa D Improving the biointegration of polymeric scaffolds via their surface functionalization: RGD peptides grafting through low-pressure plasma treatment.

Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), Washington, DC
October 29-November 2, 2016

  • Craig R Smith, MD
    Discussant, Live Case
    Discussant, Late-breaking Clinical Trials 2
  • Michael Argenziano, MD
    Presentation, How good can surgical outcomes be in secondary MR?
    Presentation, Repair or replacement for severe ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Discussant, Mitral Regurgitation: Evolution of Surgical Therapy
  • Michael Borger, MD
    Moderator, Intermediate risk patients with severe aortic stenosis
    Moderator, Management of isolated severe TR postcardiac surgery
    Presentation, The case for sutureless/rapid deployment valves
    Live Case Operator
    Discussant, Structural heart disease technologies
  • Yoshifumi Naka, MD, PhD
    Presentation, Jarvik: Has the problem of driveline infections been solved?
    Discussant, Durable LVADs
  • Hiroo Takayama, MD
    Presentation, Flash perspectives on percutaneous circulatory support: ECMO and ECMO circuit modifications are the best methods to achieve true maximalcirculatory support!
    Discussant, Interventional heart failure
    Discussant. Ventricular dysfunction and hemodynamics in the CHIP patient
    Discussant, Focus Session: Rediscovering cardiovascular hemodynamics
  • Isaac George, MD
    Live Case Operator x4
    Presentation, Leaflet thrombosis following transcatheter valve-in-valve: Could it have been prevented?
    Presentation/Debate, TAVR for low risk patients—Is it time? NO, We don't yet know if it's as durable as surgical AVR!
    Discussant, Frequently used TAVR systems
    Discussant. Live Cases

TCT Abstracts

  • Baron S, Alu M, Thourani V, Kodali S, Arnold S, Chinnakondepali K, Magnuson E, Wang K, Pichard A, Babaliaros V, George I, Miller DC, Tuzcu M, Greason K, Hermann H, Smith CR, Leon M, Dohen D. Effect of Sapien-3 Transcatheter Valve Implant on Health Status in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis at Intermediate Surgical Risk: Results from the PARTNER S3i Trial, J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016; 68(18_S):B14-B14. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.09.056.
    Link
  • Nouri SN, Takeda K, Topkara V, Kalra S, Garber L, Doshi D, Karmpaliotis D, Yuzefpolskaya M, Takayam H, Naka Y, Colombo P, Kirtane A, Garan AR. Use of a Micro-axial Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Device (pLVAD) for Patients with Cardiogenic Shock.
    Link
  • Popma J, Dibu G, Hughes GC, Kodali S, George I, Oh J, Slater J, Williams M. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement with a Repositionable Self-expanding Bioprosthesis in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis at High Risk for Surgery: OneYear Results from the Evolut R US Pivotal Study.
    Link
  • Szerlip M, Gualano S, Squiers J, White J, Doshi D, George I, Vazquez N, Dimaio JM, Makkar R, Williams M, Hermann H, Svensson L, Webb J, Han R, Kirtane A, Babaliaros V, Thourani V, Alu M, Kodali, Leon M, Mack M. Sex Specific Outcomes of TAVR with the Sapien 3 Valve: Insights From The PARTNER 2 S3 High-Risk and Intermediate-Risk Cohorts.
    Link
  • White J, Doshi D, Williams M, Szerlip M, Squiers J, Webb J, Hahn R, Kirtane A, Litherland C, Cohen D, Tuzcu EM, Szeto W, Zajarias A, Malaisrie SC, Alu M, Smith C, Leon M, Mack M, Kodali S. Sex-Specific Differences After Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Intermediate Risk Patients: An Analysis from the PARTNER 2 Randomized Trial in Valvular Disease: Aortic November 01, 2016 Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
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American Heart Association, New Orleans, LA
November 14-16, 2016

  • Mehra MR, Naka Y, Uriel N, Goldstein DJ, Cleveland JC, Colombo PC, Walsh MN, Milano CA, Patel CB, Jorde UP, Pagani FD, Aaronson KD, Dean DA, McCants K, Itoh A, Ewald GA, Horstmanshof D, Long JW, Salerno C, for the MOMENTUM 3 (Heartmate 3) Investigators. A Fully Magnetically Levitated Circulatory Pump for Advanced Heart Failure. November 16, 2016DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1610426.
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  • Anderson BR, Wallace AS, Hill KD, Gulack BC, Matsouaka R, Jacobs JP, Bacha EA, Glied SA, Jacobs ML. The Impact of Surgeon Experience on Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes. Circulation. 2016;134:A19400.
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  • Castillero E, Ji R, Kheysin N, Patel S, Leung D, Hegde S, Park JS, Stein S, Cuenca C, Akashi H, Wang C, Ali ZA, Colombo PC, Sweeney HL, Schulze PC, George I. Bone Morphogenetic Protein 1/Tolloid-Like Metalloproteinase (BMP-1/TLD) is Increased in Heart Failure and Regulates MMP12 and TIMP1 Levels in Cardiomyocytes. Circulation. 2016;134:A16584.
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  • Chyou JY, Whang W, Dizon J, Biviano A, Garan H, Naka Y, Colombo P, Garan AR. Characteristics, Therapeutic Efficacy, and Clinical Implications of Ventricular Tachycardias Detected Early After Implant of Continuous-flow Left Ventricular Assist Device. Circulation. 2016;134:A17132.
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  • Kurlansky, P, Baser O, Nemeth S, Tingley J, Argenziano, Smith C. East Meets West in the Assessment of Cardiac Risk: A Multicenter Comparative Study of the Influence of Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Risk Factors on Cardiac Surgical Risk Model Performance. Circulation. 2016;134:A12044.
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  • Rubin G, Bayne J, Givens R, Noonavath M, Takayama H, Takeda K, Naka Y, Garan H, Farr M, Wan E. Increased Cardiac Conduction Abnormalities After Tricuspid Annuloplasty During Cardiac Transplantation: A Single Center 3 Year Retrospective Review. Circulation. 2016;134:A14021.
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  • Venkatesh P, Maw AM, Evans AT, Patel AD, Pashun RA, Fujikura K, Minhas I, Kim LK, Swaminathan RV, Feldman DN, Minutello RM, Bergman G, Wong SC, Bacha E, Singh HS. Sudden cardiac death after atrial switch repair for D-transposition of the great arteries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Circulation. 2016;134:A20647.
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  • Wang L, Baser O, Wells P, Peacock WF, Coleman C, Fermann GJ, Schein J, Crivera C. Benefit of early discharge among patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism: Focus on net clinical impact. Circulation. 2016;134:A13112.
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  • Wang L, Baser O, Wells P, Peacock WF, Coleman C, Fermann GJ, Schein J, Crivera C. Effectiveness of Rivaroxaban among patients diagnosed with pulmonary embolism. Circulation. 2016;134:A13140.
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October 2016

European Health Psychology Society, 29th Annual Meeting, Cyprus
September 1-5, 2016

  • L. Kasmi, D. Kalfa, E. Murzi, N. Geronikola, M. Montreuil Neuropsychological outcome and quality of life in adults after neonatal surgery for congenital heart disease.

European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, EACTS 30th Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain
October 1-5, 2016

  • D Kalfa, B Ahmad, M Pontailler, P Pouponneau, M Blanchy, K.Thibaut, P Menasché, G Williams Electrospinning of a bioresorbable polymeric anisotropic valved arterial conduit for pediatric cardiac surgery.
  • Kalfa D, Pontailler M, Ahmad B, Pouponneau P, Blanchy M, Neffe A, Vanneaux V, Menashe P. Recent progress of the TEH-TUBE program: Tissue Engineering of a biofunctionalized bioresorbable polymeric Heart valved TUBE.
  • M Padalino, M Comisso, A Frigo, M Kostolny, C Schreiber, J Samprec, D Barron, B Meyns, V Hraska, B Maruszewski, M Kozlowski, LA Vricella, N Hibino, S Collica, H Berggren, M Synnergren, S Lazarov, D Kalfa, E Bacha, C Pizarro, M Hazenkamp, V Sojak, J Jacobs, M Nosal, J Fragata, S Cicek, GE Sarris, P Zografos, V Vida, G Stellin. Early and late outcomes after surgical repair of congenital supravalvar aortic stenosis. A ECHSA multicentric study.

Publications

August 2018

  • Ando M, Hastie J, Takayama H. Living, and living well, after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)31754-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.05.121.
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  • Bacha EA. Intraoperative balloon dilation in tetralogy of Fallot: Is there a "secret sauce"? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug;156(2):782. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.02.073.
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  • Baron SJ, Thourani VH, Kodali S, Arnold SV, Wang K, Magnuson EA, Pichard AD, Babaliaros V, George I, Miller DC, Tuzcu EM, Greason K, Herrmann HC, Smith CR, Leon MB, Cohen DJ; PARTNER 2 Investigators. Effect of SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Valve Implantation on Health Status in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis at Intermediate Surgical Risk: Results From the PARTNER S3i Trial. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Jun 25;11(12):1188-1198.
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  • Fortier JH, Ferrari G, Glineur D, Gaudino M, Shaw RE, Ruel M, Grau JB. Implications of coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary intervention on disease progression and the resulting changes to the physiology and pathology of the native coronary arteries. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Apr 23. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy171.
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  • Habal MV, Truby L, Ando M, Ikegami H, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Colombo P, Takeda K, Takayama H, Naka Y, Farr MA. VA-ECMO for cardiogenic shock in the contemporary era of heart transplantation: which patients should be urgently transplanted? Clin Transplant. 2018 Jul 23:e13356. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13356.
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  • Kini AS, Rodés-Cabau J, Leon MB, Kodali SK. Impact of Aortic Root Anatomy and Geometry on Paravalvular Leak in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Extremely Large Annuli Using the Edwards SAPIEN 3 Valve. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Jul 23;11(14):1377-1387.
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  • Kurlansky P, Tatoulis J, Kolh P. The cathexis of bilateral internal mammary artery grafting and where to best devote our energy. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 24. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy230.
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  • Nakagawa S, Garan AR, Takayama H, Takeda K, Topkara VK, Yuzefpolskaya M, Lin SX, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Blinderman CD. End of Life with Left Ventricular Assist Device in Both Bridge to Transplant and Destination Therapy. J Palliat Med. 2018 Jun 6. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0112.
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  • Nakanishi K, Homma S, Han J, Takayama H, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M, Garan AR, Farr MA, Kurlansky P, Di Tullio MR, Naka Y, Takeda K. Prevalence, Predictors, and Prognostic Value of Residual Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Device. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jun 24;7(13). pii: e008813. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.008813.
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  • Olds A, Eudailey K, Nazif T, Vahl T, Khalique O, Lewis C, Hahn R, Leon M, Bapat V, Ahmed M, Kodali S, George I. Suprasternal and Left Axillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Morbidly Obese Patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30978-0. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.095.
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  • Paul EA, Torres AJ, Chelliah A, Martinez M, Ferris AM, Kalfa DM. Extra-anatomic suprahepatic to innominate vein conduit in heterotaxy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul;156(1):327-329. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.026.
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  • Shivaraju A, Michel J, Frangieh AH, Ott I, Thilo C, Schunkert H, Kastrati A, Leon MB, Dvir D, Kodali S, Bapat V, Guerrero M, Kasel AM. Transcatheter Aortic and Mitral Valve-in-Valve Implantation Using the Edwards Sapien 3 Heart Valve. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jul 7;7(14). pii: e007767. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.007767.
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  • Stephens EH, Fiedler AG. Beyond #ILookLikeASurgeon. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)31460-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.05.038.
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  • Tang GHL, Zaid S, George I, Khalique OK, Abramowitz Y, Maeno Y, Makkar RR, Jilaihawi H, Kamioka N, Thourani VH, Babaliaros V, Webb JG, Htun NM, Attinger-Toller A, Ahmad H, Kaple R, Sharma K, Kozina JA, Kaneko T, Shah P, Hirji SA, Desai ND, Anwaruddin S, Jagasia D, Herrmann HC, Basra SS, Szerlip MA, Mack MJ, Mathur M, Tan CW, Don CW, Sharma R, Gafoor S, Zhang M, Kapadia SR, Mick SL, Krishnaswamy A, Amoroso N, Salemi A, Wong SC, Kini AS, Rodés-Cabau J, Leon MB, Kodali SK. Impact of Aortic Root Anatomy and Geometry on Paravalvular Leak in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Extremely Large Annuli Using the Edwards SAPIEN 3 Valve. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. Jul 23;11(14):1377-1387.
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June 2018

  • Akanni OJ, Takeda K, Truby LK, Kurlansky PA, Chiuzan C, Han J, Topkara VK, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Karmpaliotis D, Moses JW, Naka Y, Garan AR, Kirtane AJ, Takayama H. EC-VAD: Combined Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Percutaneous Microaxial Pump Left Ventricular Assist Device. ASAIO J. 2018 Apr 19. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000804.
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  • Cevasco M, Takeda K, Chan CW, Ando M, Takayama H. J Still legwork to do. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)30830-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.050.
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  • Fried JA, Nair A, Takeda K, Clerkin K, Topkara VK, Masoumi A, Yuzefpolskaya M, Takayama H, Naka Y, Burkhoff D, Kirtane A, Dimitrios Karmpaliotis SM, Moses J, Colombo PC, Garan AR. Clinical and hemodynamic effects of intra-aortic balloon pump therapy in chronic heart failure patients with cardiogenic shock. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Mar 20. pii: S1053-2498(18)31396-2. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2018.03.011.
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  • Guerrero M, Urena M, Himbert D, Wang DD, Eleid M, Kodali S, George I, Chakravarty T, Mathur M, Holzhey D, Pershad A, Fang HK, O'Hair D, Jones N, Mahadevan VS, Dumonteil N, Rodés-Cabau J, Piazza N, Ferrari E, Ciaburri D, Nejjari M, DeLago A, Sorajja P, Zahr F, Rajagopal V, Whisenant B, Shah PB, Sinning JM, Witkowski A, Eltchaninoff H, Dvir D, Martin B, Attizzani GF, Gaia D, Nunes NSV, Fassa AA, Kerendi F, Pavlides G, Iyer V, Kaddissi G, Witzke C, Wudel J, Mishkel G, Raybuck B, Wang C, Waksman R, Palacios I, Cribier A, Webb J, Bapat V, Reisman M, Makkar R, Leon M, Rihal C, Vahanian A, O'Neill W, Feldman T. 1-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in Patients With Severe Mitral Annular Calcification. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 May 1;71(17):1841-1853. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.02.054.
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  • Hickey KT, Garan H, Mancini DM, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Sciacca RR, Abrams MP, Solove M, Zeoli N, Flannery M, Garan AR, Biviano AB. Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Incidence, Predictors, and Clinical Outcomes. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Dec;2(7):793-798. doi: 10.1016/j.jacep.2016.03.009. Epub 2016 May 25.
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  • Kalfa D. Fontan-associated liver disease: Is it all about hemodynamics? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)30885-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.104.
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  • Langer NB, Solowiejczyk D, Fahey JT, Torres A, Bacha E, Kalfa D. Modified technique for Melody valve implantation in the mitral position. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30933-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.04.001. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • LaPar DJ, Baird CW. Surgical Considerations in Interrupted Aortic Arch. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 May 1:1089253218776664. doi: 10.1177/1089253218776664.
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  • LaPar DJ, Hawkins RB, McMurry TL, Isbell JM, Rich JB, Speir AM, Quader MA, Kron IL, Kern JA, Ailawadi G; Investigators for the Virginia Cardiac Services Quality Initiative. Preoperative anemia versus blood transfusion: Which is the culprit for worse outcomes in cardiac surgery? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30890-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.109.
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  • Sabik JF 3rd, Rao V, Lange R, Kappetein AP, Dagenais F, Labrousse L, Bapat V, Moront M, Weissman NJ, Patel HJ, Reardon MJ, Asch FM, Zeng C, Klautz RJM; PERIGON Investigators. One-year outcomes associated with a novel stented bovine pericardial aortic bioprosthesis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31033-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.171.
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  • Truby LK, Sridharan L, Flores RJ, Garan AR, Jennings D, Yuzefpolskaya M, Takeda K, Takayama H, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Topkara VK. Red Cell Distribution Width Predicts 90 Day Mortality in Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients. ASAIO J. 2018 Apr 19. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000803.
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May 2018

  • Ankola AA, Crystal MA, Bacha EA, Kalfa D. seudoaneurysm Formation Associated With a Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 27. pii: S1043-0679(18)30088-1. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.02.035. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • Boulate D, Fabre D, Langer NB, Fadel E. Ascending aorta, aortic arch and supra-aortic vessels rupture in blunt thoracic trauma. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 5. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivy055. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • Codner P, Pugliese D, Kouz R, Patel A, Chen CH, Terre J, Eudailey KW, Nazif T, Vahl TP, George I, Khalique OK, Hahn RT, Leon MB, Kodali S, Borger M. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement by a Novel Suprasternal Approach. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr;105(4):1215-1222. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.055. Epub 2018 Feb 15.
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  • Nakanishi K, Homma S, Han J, Takayama H, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M, Garan AR, Farr MA, Kurlansky P, Di Tullio MR, Naka Y, Takeda K. Usefulness of Tricuspid Annular Diameter to Predict Late Right Sided Heart Failure in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Device. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 28. pii: S0002-9149(18)30378-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.03.010. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • Paul EA, Torres AJ, Chelliah A, Martinez M, Ferris AM, Kalfa DM. Extra-anatomic suprahepatic to innominate vein conduit in heterotaxy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(18)30805-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.026. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • Stöhr EJ, Takayama H, Ferrari G. Stretch your heart-but not too far: The role of titin mutations in dilated cardiomyopathy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30706-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.160.
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  • Yu SN, Takayama H, Han J, Garan AR, Kurlansky P, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takeda K. Late outcomes of subcostal exchange of the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device: a word of caution. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Apr 10. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy159. [Epub ahead of print]
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April 2018

  • Birati EY, Hanff TC, Maldonado D, Grandin EW, Kennel PJ, Mazurek JA, Vorovich E, Seigerman M, Howard JLL, Acker MA, Naka Y, Wald J, Goldberg LR, Jessup M, Atluri P, Margulies KB, Schulze PC, Rame JE. Predicting Long Term Outcome in Patients Treated With Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device: The Penn-Columbia Risk Score. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Mar 7;7(6). pii: e006408. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.006408.
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  • Cevasco M, Takeda K, Chan CW, Ando M, Takayama, H. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, Published online March 26, 2018.
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  • Langer NB, Takayama H. Albumin (but not Alvin) and the chipmunks help protect our brain. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, Published online March 10, 2018.
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  • Mehra MR, Goldstein DJ, Uriel N, Cleveland JC Jr., Yuzefpolskaya M, Salerno C, Walsh MN, Milano CA, Patel CB, Ewald GA, Itoh A, Dean D, Krishnamoorthy A, Cotts WG, Tatooles AJ, Jorde UP, Bruckner BA, Estep JD, Jeevanandam V, Sayer G, Horstmanshof D, Long JW, Gulati S, Skipper ER, O'Connell JB, Heatley G, Sood P, Naka Y; MOMENTUM 3 Investigators. Two-Year Outcomes with a Magnetically Levitated Cardiac Pump in Heart Failure. N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 11. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1800866. [Epub ahead of print].
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  • Nakamura Y, Kalfa D, Chai P, Chelliah A, Freud L, Bacha E, Quaegebeur J. Significance of Intraoperative Revision During Arterial Switch Operation in the Current Era. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Mar;9(2):194-200. doi: 10.1177/2150135118754521.
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  • O'Brien SM, Feng L, He X, Xian Y, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Kurlansky PA, Furnary AP, Cleveland JC Jr., Lobdell KW, Vassileva C, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Thourani VH, Rankin JS, Edgerton JR, D'Agostino RS, Desai ND, Edwards FH, Shahian DM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2018 Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models: Part 2— Statistical Methods and Results. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30371-0. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.03.003. [Epub ahead of print].
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  • Praz F, Khalique OK, Lee R, Veeragandham R, Russel H, Guerrero M, Islam A, Deaton DW, Kaneko T, Kodali SK, Leon MB, Bapat V, Takayama H, Gorger MA, George I. Transatrial implantation of a transcatheter heart valve for severe mitral annular calcification. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. Published online March 12, 2018.
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  • Shahian DM, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Kurlansky PA, Furnary AP, Cleveland JC Jr., Lobdell KW, Vassileva C, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Thourani VH, Rankin JS, Edgerton JR, D'Agostino RS, Desai ND, Feng L, He X, O'Brien SM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2018 Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models: Part 1—Background, Design Considerations, and Model Development. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30370-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.03.002. [Epub ahead of print].
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  • Smith CR. Frailty is to predictive as Jello is to wall. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30303-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.01.068.
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  • Soo-Hoo S, Nemeth S, Baser O, Argenziano M, Kurlansky P. East meets West: the influence of racial, ethnic and cultural risk factors on cardiac surgical risk model performance. Heart Asia. 2018 Feb 27;10(1):e010995. doi: 10.1136/heartasia-2017-010995. eCollection 2018.
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  • Stohr EJ, Takayama H, Ferrari G. Stretch your heart—but not too far: The role of titin mutations in dilated cardiomyopathy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. Published online March 12, 2018.
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  • Yu SN, Han J, Takeda K, Ginns JN, Kurlansky PA, Garan AR, Yuzefpolskaya M, Topkara VK, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takayama H. Role of computed tomography angiography for HeartMate II left ventricular assist device thrombosis. Int J Artif Organs. 2018 Mar 1:391398818762354
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March 2018

  • Anderson BR, Fieldston ES, Newburger JW, Bacha EA, Glied SA. Disparities in Outcomes and Resource Use After Hospitalization for Cardiac Surgery by Neighborhood Income. Pediatrics. 2018 Feb 22. pii: e20172432. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-2432. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • Ando M, Cevasco M, Takayama H. Question the unquestionable. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018. Published online February 3, 2018.
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  • Ando M, Garan AR, Takayama H, Topkara VK, Han J, Kurlansky P, Yuzefpolskaya M, Farr MA, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takeda, K. A continuous-flow external ventricular assist device for cardiogenic shock: Evolution over ten years. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. Published online: February 13, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.12.148
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  • Bacha E. Aortic coarctation decision making comes of age. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar;155(3):1184-1185. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.11.058. Epub 2017 Nov 22.
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  • Cevasco M, Hastie J, Takayama H. Expanding our arsenal against an old foe. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018, Published online February 24, 2018.
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  • Han J, Mauro CM, Kurlansky PA, Fukuhara S, Yuzefpolskaya M, Topkara VK, Garan AR, Colombo PC, Takayama H, Naka Y, Takeda K. Impact of Obesity on Readmission in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31461-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.043. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • Kalfa D, Belli E, Bacha E, Lambert V, diCarlo D, Kostolny M, Nosal M, Horer J, Salminen J, Rubay J, Yemets I, Hazekamp M, Maruszewski B, Sarris G, Beggren H, Ebels T, Baser O, Lacour-Gayet L. Outcomes and prognostic factors for post-surgical pulmonary vein stenosis in the current era. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018, published online February 23, 2018.
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  • Kasmi L, Calderon J, Montreuil M, Geronikola N, Lambert V, Belli E, Bonnet D, Kalfa D. Neurocognitive and Psychological Outcomes in Adults With Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries Corrected by the Arterial Switch Operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar;105(3):830-836. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.055. Epub 2017 Oct 21.
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  • Nazif TM, Bapat V. Round and round the mitral valve we go: The quest for effective transcatheter mitral valve repair. STRUCTURAL HEART 2018;2:551-52.
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  • Nees SN, Flyer JN, Chelliah A, Dayton JD, Touchette L, Kalfa D, Chai PJ, Bacha E, Anderson B. Patients with anomalous aortic origin of the coronary artery remain at risk after surgical repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018. Published online February 8, 2018.
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  • Salavitabar A, Chelliah A, Kalfa D, Crystal MA. When a coronary fistula is not simply a fistula: Utilizing multi-modality imaging to demonstrate an unusual embryologic remnant. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018. Published online February 17, 2018.
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  • Salna M, Takeda K, Kurlansky P, Ikegami H, Fan L, Han J, Stein S, Topkara V, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Karmpaliotis D, Naka Y, Kirtane AJ, Garan AR, Takayama H. The influence of advanced age on venous-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation outcomes. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jan 22. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx510. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • Schwann TA, Habib RH, Wallace A, Shahian DM, O'Brien S, Jacobs JP, Puskas JD, Kurlansky PA, Engoren MC, Tranbaugh RF, Bonnell MR. Operative Outcomes of Multiple-Arterial Versus Single-Arterial Coronary Bypass Grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(17)31501-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.058. [Epub ahead of print]
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February 2018

  • Ai L, Chen H, Lin V, Bapat VN. Rapid Deployment Aortic Valves Deliver Superior Hemodynamic Performance In Vitro. Innovations (Phila). 2017 Sep/Oct;12(5):338-345.
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  • Bapat V, Rajagopal V, Meduri C, Farivar RS, Walton A, Duffy SJ, Gooley R, Almeida A, Reardon MJ, Kleiman NS, Spargias K, Pattakos S, Ng MK, Wilson M, Adams DH, Leon M, Mack MJ, Chenoweth S, Sorajja P; Intrepid Global Pilot Study Investigators. Early Experience With New Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jan 2;71(1):12-21.
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January 2018

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December 2017

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November 2017

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October 2017

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September 2017

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July 2017

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June 2017

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  • Kalfa D. Pulmonary vasodilator therapy in the Fontan circulation: A world of uncertainties. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jun;153(6):1466-1467.
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May 2017

  • Kalfa D, Kasmi L, Geronikola N, Calderon J, Lambert V, Beili E, Bonnet D, Montreuil M. Cognitive outcomes and health-related quality of life in adults two decades after the arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017.
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  • Salna M, Khalique OK, chiuzan C, Kurlansky P, Borger MA, Hahn RT, Leon MB, Smith CR, Kodali SK, George I. Impact of small prosthesis size on transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement outcomes. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.2017. Epub ahead of publication; doi: 10.1002/ccd.27120.
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April 2017

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  • Kasmi L, Bonnet D, Montreuil M, Kalfa D, Geronikola N, Bellinger D, Calderon J. Neuropsychological and Psychiatric Outcomes in Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries across the Lifespan: A State-of-the-Art Review Front. Pediatr., 24 March 2017 doi.org/10.3389/fped.2017.00059.
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  • Kurlansky P. Postoperative atrial fibrillation: the truth is stranger than fiction. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017; 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.03.057.
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February 2017

  • Anderson BR, Blancha VL, Duchon JM, Chai PJ, Kalfa D, Bacha EA, Krishnamurthy G, Ratner V. The effects of postoperative hematocrit on shunt occlusion for neonates undergoing single ventricle palliation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(16)31464-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.09.085. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • Clerkin KJ, Topkara VK, Mancini DM, Yuzefpolskaya M, Demmer RT, Dizon JM, Takeda K, Takayama H, Naka Y, Colombo PC, Garan AR. The role of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in patients bridged to transplantation with a continuousflow left ventricular assist device: A propensity score matched analysis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S1053-2498(16)30437-5.
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  • Kurlansky P, Herbert M, Prince S, Mack M. Coronary bypass versus percutaneous intervention: sex matters. The impact of gender on long-term outcomes of coronary revascularization. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. Jan, 2017: doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezw375.
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  • Takeda K, Li B, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Han J, Colombo PC, Farr MA, Naka Y, Takayama H. Improved outcomes from extracorporeal membrane oxygenation versus ventricular assist device temporary support of primary graft dysfunction in heart transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Dec 23. pii: S1053-2498(16)30466-1. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2016.12.006. [Epub ahead of print]
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December 2016

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  • Roffi M, Patrono C, Collet JP, Mueller C, Valgimigli M, Andreotti F, Bax JJ, Borger MA, Brotons C, Chew DP, Gencer B, Hasenfuss G, Kjeldsen K, Lancellotti P, Landmesser U, Mehilli J, Mukherjee D, Storey RF, Windecker S. [2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting without persistent STsegment elevation. Task Force for the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes in Patients Presenting without Persistent ST-Segment Elevation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)]. G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2016 Oct;17(10):831-872. doi: 10.1714/2464.25804. Italian.
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  • Takeda K, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Kirtane AJ, Karmpaliotis D, Kurlansky P, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takayama H. Novel minimally invasive surgical approach using an external ventricular assist device and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in refractory cardiogenic shock. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Nov 6. pii: ezw349. [Epub ahead of print]
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  • Yoshioka D, Takayama H, Garan AR, Topkara VK, Han J, Boyganzi L, Kurlansky P, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takeda K. Bridge to durable left ventricular assist device for refractory cardiogenic shock. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016; DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.10.085.
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November 2016

  • Borger MA. Avoiding pacemaker implantation with sutureless valves: Staying "on pace" in the era of transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:636-637.
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  • Dohmen PM, Lehmkuhl L, Borger MA, Misfeld M, Mohr FW. Valve-in-Valve Replacement Using a Sutureless Aortic Valve. Am J Case Rep. 2016 Oct 3;17:699-702.
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  • Kurlansky P, Herbert M, Prince S, Mack M. CABG vs. PCI: Meds Matter. The impact of adherence to medical therapy on comparative outcomes. Circulation 2016;134:1238-1246.
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  • Sorabella RA, Guglielmetti L, Bader A, Gomez A, Takeda K, Chai PJ, Takayama H, Bacha EA, Naka Y, George I. The Use of Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest During Heart Transplantation Does Not Worsen Posttransplant Survival. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct;102(4):1260-5.
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October 2016

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  • Fukuhara S, Takeda K, Blair A, Kurlansky PA, Takayama H, Naka Y. Posttransplant Outcomes Among Septuagenarians Bridged to Transplantation With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0003- 4975(16)30684-1.
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  • Gavalas MV, Breskin A, Yuzefpolskaya M, Eisenberger A, Castagna F, Demmer RT, Flannery M, Garan AR, Takeda K, Takayama H, Naka Y, Topkara VK, Colombo PC. Discriminatory performance of positive urine hemoglobin for detection of significant hemolysis in CF-LVAD patients. J Heart Lung Transplant. On line Sept 2016: doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2016.08.026
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