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2019-2020 faculty publications

  • Bakaeen FG, Haddad O, Ibrahim M, Pasadyn SR, Germano E, Mok
    S, Halbreiner MS, McCurry KR, Johnston DR, Mick SL, Navia JL, Roselli EE,
    Smedira NG, Soltesz EG, Tong MZ, Wierup P, Gillinov AM, Svensson LG, Houghtaling PL, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB. Advances in managing the noninfected open chest after cardiac surgery: Negative-pressure wound therapy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May;157(5):1891-1903.e9.
  • Wood NA, Schwartzman D, Passineau MJ, Halbreiner MS,
    Moraca RJ, Zenati MA, Riviere CN. Organ-mounted robot localization via function approximation. Int J Med Robot. 2019 Apr;15(2)
  • Joshi AA, Lerman JB, Sajja AP, Dahiya G, Gokhale AV, Dey AK, Kyvernitakis A, Halbreiner MS, Bailey S, Alpert CM, Poornima IG, Murali S, Benza RL, Kanwar M, Raina A. Sex-Based Differences in Left Ventricular Assist Device Utilization: Insights From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2004 to 2016. Circ Heart Fail. 2019 Sep;12(9)
  • Agarwal R, Kyvernitakis A, Soleimani B, Milano CA, Davis RP, Kennedy JL, Yarboro L, Benza RL, Moraca RJ, Bailey SH. Clinical Experience of HeartMate II to HeartWare Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange: A Multicenter Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct;108(4)
  •  Kyvernitakis A, Pappas O, Farmakiotis D, Horn ET, Benza RL, Bailey SH, Agarwal R. Bloodstream Infections in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients: Diagnostic and Clinical Implications. ASAIO J. 2019 Nov/Dec;65(8):798-805.
  • Banga A, Mohanka M, Mullins J, Bollineni S, Kaza V, Huffman L, Peltz M, Bajona P, Wait M, Torres F. Incidence and variables associated with 30-day mortality after lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2019 Feb;33(2)
  •  Vela R, Bajona P. Routine genetic testing for thoracic aortic disease may levy high costs to patients with little benefit. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2019 May;26(8):818-819.
  •  Vela RJ, Krueger A, Huffman LC, Bajona P. Cryoglobulinemia: caution for patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2019 Sep;27(7):600-602.
  • Laurence D, Ross C, Jett S, Johns C, Echols A, Baumwart R, Towner R, Liao J, Bajona P, Wu Y, Lee CH. Regional biaxial mechanical data of the mitral and tricuspid valve anterior leaflets. Data Brief. 2019 May 22;24:103961.
  • Shi X, Liu Y, Copeland KM, McMahan SR, Zhang S, Butler JR, Hong Y, Cho M, Bajona P, Gao H, Liao J. Epicardial prestrained confinement and residual stresses: a newly observed heart ventricle confinement interface. J R Soc Interface. 2019 Mar 29;16(152):20190028.
  • Laurence D, Ross C, Jett S, Johns C, Echols A, Baumwart R, Towner R, Liao J, Bajona P, Wu Y, Lee CH. An investigation of regional variations in the biaxial mechanical properties and stress relaxation behaviors of porcine atrioventricular heart valve leaflets. J Biomech. 2019 Jan 23;83:16-27. 1: Weksler B. Reply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May;107(5):1586-1587.
  • Wegner RE, Abel S, Hasan S, Horne ZD, Colonias A, Weksler B, Verma V. The role of adjuvant therapy for atypical bronchopulmonary carcinoids. Lung Cancer. 2019 May;131:90-94.
  • Lee C, Guel DA, Weksler B. Is there a role for upfront surgery in patients with N2 disease and good prognostic features? J Thorac Dis. 2019 May;11(Suppl 9):S1199-S1201.
  • Kidane B, Korst RJ, Weksler B, Farrell A, Darling GE, Martin LW, Reddy R, Sarkaria IS. Neoadjuvant Therapy Vs Upfront Surgery for Clinical T2N0 Esophageal Cancer: A Systematic Review. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep;108(3):935-944.
  • Drake J, Tauer K, Portnoy D, Weksler B. Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with improved survival in patients with nodal metastases after neoadjuvant therapy and esophagectomy. J Thorac Dis. 2019 Jun;11(6):2546-2554.
  • Shinde A, Horne ZD, Li R, Glaser S, Massarelli E, Koczywas M, Erhunmwunsee L, Reckamp KL, Weksler B, Salgia R, Beriwal S, Amini A. Optimal adjuvant therapy in clinically N2 non-small cell lung cancer patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy and surgery: The importance of pathological response and lymph node ratio. Lung Cancer. 2019 Jul;133:136-143.