2011 Faculty Publications

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December

"Nonhuman primate transplant models finally evolve: Detailed immunogenetic analysis creates new models and strengthens the old." Kean LS, Singh K, Blazar BR, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2011 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"Microsurgical repair of the inferior alveolar nerve: Success rate and factors that adversely affect outcome." Bagheri SC, Meyer RA, Cho SH, Thoppay J, Khan HA, Steed MB. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Pediatric melanomas and the atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms." Hill SJ, Delman KA. Am J Surg. 2011 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Treatment adherence and outcome in women with inflammatory breast cancer: Does race matter?" Andic F, Godette K, O'Regan R, Zelnak A, Liu T, Rizzo M, Gabram S, Torres M. Cancer. 2011 Dec 15;117(24):5485-92. Epub 2011 Jun 20.

"Beta(3)-adrenoreceptor stimulation ameliorates myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury via endothelial nitric oxide synthase and neuronal nitric oxide synthase activation." Aragón JP, Condit ME, Bhushan S, Predmore BL, Patel SS, Grinsfelder DB, Gundewar S, Jha S, Calvert JW, Barouch LA, Lavu M, Wright HM, Lefer DJ. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Dec 13;58(25):2683-91.

"What happens after discharge? An analysis of long-term survival in cardiac surgical patients requiring prolonged intensive care." Elfstrom KM, Hatefi D, Kilgo PD, Puskas JD, Thourani VH, Guyton RA, Halkos ME. J Card Surg. 2011 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Quantum dot-tumor targeting peptide conjugates for in vivo imaging of siRNA expression constructs delivery and silencing in tumors." Yang L, Cho YS, Sajja HK, Karna P, Yoon TJ, Cao Z. Biomaterials. 2011 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Cumulative exposure to gamma interferon-dependent chemokines CXCL9 and CXCL10 correlates with worse outcome after lung transplant." Neujahr DC, Perez SD, Mohammed A, Ulukpo O, Lawrence EC, Fernandez F, Pickens A, Force SD, Song M, Larsen CP, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2011 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Donor-specific indirect pathway analysis reveals a B-cell-independent signature which reflects outcomes in kidney transplant recipients." Haynes LD, Jankowska-Gan E, Sheka A, Keller MR, Hernandez-Fuentes MP, Lechler RI, Seyfert-Margolis V, Turka LA, Newell KA, Burlingham WJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Effect of anterior strut chordal transection on the force distribution on the marginal chordae of the mitral valve." Padala M, Gyoneva L, Yoganathan AP. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Antigen-specific induced Foxp3+ regulatory T cells are generated following CD40/CD154 blockade." Ferrer IR, Wagener ME, Song M, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Ford ML. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2011 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Overutilization of regional burn centers for pediatric patients: A healthcare system problem that should be corrected." Vercruysse GA, Ingram WL, Feliciano DV. Am J Surg. 2011 Dec;202(6):802-8; discussion 808-9. Epub 2011 Oct 10.

"Elevated parathyroid hormone predicts mortality in dialysis patients undergoing valve surgery." Yan H, Sharma J, Weber CJ, Guyton RA, Perez S, Thourani VH. Surgery. 2011 Dec;150(6):1095-101.

"Laparoscopic versus open repair of congenital duodenal obstruction in infants." Hill S, Koontz CS, Langness SM, Wulkan ML. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011 Dec;21(10):961-3.

November 2011

"The Tetherin/BST-2 coiled-coil ectodomain mediates plasma membrane microdomain localization and restriction of particle release." Hammonds J, Ding L, Chu H, Geller K, Robbins A, Wang JJ, Yi H, Spearman P. J Virol. 2011 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"The role of B cells in solid organ transplantation." Kwun J, Bulut P, Kim E, Dar W, Oh B, Ruhil R, Iwakoshi N, Knechtle SJ. Semin Immunol. 2011 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Avoiding the clamp during off-pump coronary artery bypass reduces cerebral embolic events: results of a prospective randomized trial." El Zayat H, Puskas JD, Hwang S, Thourani VH, Lattouf OM, Kilgo P, Halkos ME. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Posterior lumbar vein off the retrohepatic inferior vena cava: A novel anatomical variant with surgical implications." Abbasi A, Johnson TV, Kleris R, Ying K, Bonner MY, Maithel SK, Kooby DA, Marshall FF, Master VA. J Urol. 2011 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Commentary on: Four-dimensional breast imaging, Parts I and II." Losken A. Aesthet Surg J. 2011 Nov 1;31(8):939-40.

"The 10(th) International Hand and Composite Allotransplantation Society (IHCTAS)." Cendales LC, Tadaki D. Transplant Proc. 2011 Nov;43(9):3500. No abstract available.

"Red blood cell transfusions in children awaiting heart transplantation." Mahle WT, Berg AM, Kanter KR. Pediatr Transplant. 2011 Nov;15(7):728-32.

"Chlamydia positivity trends among women attending family planning clinics: United States, 2004-2008." Satterwhite CL, Grier L, Patzer R, Weinstock H, Howards PP, Kleinbaum D. Sex Transm Dis. 2011 Nov;38(11):989-94.

"Hybrid coronary revascularization versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting for the treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease." Halkos ME, Vassiliades TA, Douglas JS, Morris DC, Rab ST, Liberman HA, Samady H, Kilgo PD, Guyton RA, Puskas JD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov;92(5):1695-701; discussion 1701-2. Epub 2011 Sep 21.

"Cognitive impairment following cardiopulmonary bypass: Strategies for its prevention." Halkos ME, Puskas JD. Heart. 2011 Nov;97(21):1726-7. No abstract available.

October 2011

"Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor enhances human islet post-transplantation survival." Mwangi SM, Usta Y, Shahnavaz N, Joseph I, Avila J, Cano J, Chetty VK, Larsen CP, Sitaraman SV, Srinivasan S. Transplantation. 2011 Oct 15;92(7):745-51.

"The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 30-day predicted risk of mortality score also predicts long-term survival." Puskas JD, Kilgo PD, Thourani VH, Lattouf OM, Chen E, Vega JD, Cooper W, Guyton RA, Halkos M. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hybrid coronary revascularization versus off-pump coronary artery bypass for the treatment of left main coronary stenosis." Halkos ME, Rab ST, Vassiliades TA, Morris DC, Douglas JS, Kilgo PD, Liberman HA, Guyton RA, Thourani VH, Puskas JD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Significant mobilization of both conventional and regulatory T cells with AMD3100." Kean LS, Sen S, Onabajo O, Singh K, Robertson J, Stempora L, Bonifacino AC, Metzger ME, Promislow DE, Mattapallil JJ, Donahue RE. Blood. 2011 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Three-year outcomes from BENEFIT, a randomized, active-controlled, parallel-group study in adult kidney transplant recipients." Vincenti F, Larsen CP, Alberu J, Bresnahan B, Garcia VD, Kothari J, Lang P, Urrea EM, Massari P, Mondragon-Ramirez G, Reyes-Acevedo R, Rice K, Rostaing L, Steinberg S, Xing J, Agarwal M, Harler MB, Charpentier B. Am J Transplant. 2011 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal adenocarcinoma: A pediatric case review with a focus on mismatch repair gene mutations and E-Cadherin expression." Gonzalez RS, Shulman SC, Katzenstein H, Steelman CK, Wulkan ML, Abramowsky CR, Cohen C, Shehata B. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2011 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Improving the clinical risk score: An analysis of molecular biomarkers in the era of modern chemotherapy for resectable hepatic colorectal cancer metastases." Maithel SK, Gönen M, Ito H, Dematteo RP, Allen PJ, Fong Y, Blumgart LH, Jarnagin WR, D'Angelica MI. Surgery. 2011 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"LFA-1 blockade induces effector and regulatory T-cell enrichment in lymph nodes and synergizes with CTLA-4Ig to inhibit effector function." Reisman NM, Floyd TL, Wagener ME, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Ford ML. Blood. 2011 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"Gastric adenocarcinoma surgery and adjuvant therapy." Patel SH, Kooby DA. Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Oct;91(5):1039-77.

"Carotid revascularization outcomes comparing distal filters, flow reversal, and endarterectomy." Brewster LP, Beaulieu R, Corriere MA, Veeraswamy R, Niazi KA, Robertson G, Dodson TF, Kasirajan K. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Oct;54(4):1000-5. Epub 2011 Aug 25.

"Hepatocellular carcinoma lesion characterization: single-institution clinical performance review of phase gadolinium-enhanced MR Imaging — Comparison to prior same-center results after MR systems improvements." Becker-Weidman DJ, Kalb B, Sharma P, Kitajima HD, Lurie CR, Chen Z, Spivey JR, Knechtle SJ, Hanish SI, Adsay NV, Farris AB 3rd, Martin DR. Radiology. 2011 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"A 35-year-old woman with prior renal transplantation admitted with a temporal brain abscess." Kalokhe AS, Kraft CS, Lyon GM, Lim P, Wang J. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Oct;53(8):843-4.

"Gamma interferon controls mouse polyomavirus infection in vivo." Wilson JJ, Lin E, Pack CD, Frost EL, Hadley A, Swimm AI, Wang J, Dong Y, Breeden CP, Kalman D, Newell KA, Lukacher AE. J Virol. 2011 Oct;85(19):10126-34. Epub 2011 Jul 20.

"Regulatory cells and cell signatures in clinical transplantation tolerance." Newell KA, Phippard D, Turka LA. Curr Opin Immunol. 2011 Oct;23(5):655-9.

"Urinary chemokines CXCL9 and CXCL10 are noninvasive markers of renal allograft rejection and BK viral infection." Jackson JA, Kim EJ, Begley B, Cheeseman J, Harden T, Perez SD, Thomas S, Warshaw B, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2011 Oct;11(10):2228-34. Epub 2011 Aug 3.

"Staging laparoscopy for proximal pancreatic cancer in a magnetic resonance imaging-driven practice: what's it worth?" Tapper E, Kalb B, Martin DR, Kooby D, Adsay NV, Sarmiento JM. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Oct;13(10):732-7. Epub 2011 Aug 19.

September 2011

"Supra-annular mitral valve replacement in children." Kanter KR, Kogon BE, Kirshbom PM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"B cells in clinical transplantation tolerance." Adams AB, Newell KA. Semin Immunol. 2011 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hybrid coronary revascularization for the treatment of left main coronary stenosis: A feasibility study." Rab ST, Douglas JS Jr, Lyons E, Puskas JD, Bansal D, Halkos ME, A Guyton R, Vassiliades TA. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Integrin antagonists prevent costimulatory blockade-resistant transplant rejection by CD8(+) memory T cells." Kitchens WH, Haridas D, Wagener ME, Song M, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Ford ML. Am J Transplant. 2011 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with Down syndrome and congenital heart defects." Visootsak J, Mahle WT, Kirshbom PM, Huddleston L, Caron-Besch M, Ransom A, Sherman SL. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"CD40 blockade combines with CTLA4Ig and sirolimus to produce mixed chimerism in an MHC-defined rhesus macaque transplant model." Page A, Srinivasan S, Singh K, Russell M, Hamby K, Deane T, Sen S, Stempora L, Leopardi F, Price AA, Strobert E, Reimann KA, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Kean LS. Am J Transplant. 2011 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Nondepleting anti-CD40-based therapy prolongs allograft survival in nonhuman primates." Badell IR, Thompson PW, Turner AP, Russell MC, Avila JG, Cano JA, Robertson JM, Leopardi FV, Strobert EA, Iwakoshi NN, Reimann KA, Ford ML, Kirk AD, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2011 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Why randomized clinical trials are important to cardiac surgeons." Leshnower BG, Guyton RA, Puskas JD. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2011 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Response to Gupta et al. Regarding Non-operative Management of Right Posterior Sectoral Duct Injury." Mazer LM, Tapper E, Sarmiento JM. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hypergastrinemia, type 1 gastric carcinoid tumors: diagnosis and management." Hung OY, Maithel SK, Willingham FF, Farris AB 3rd, Kauh JS. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Sep 1;29(25):e713-5. Epub 2011 Jul 11.

"Modified condylotomy for temporomandibular joint dysfunction." Bouloux GF. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Sep;19(2):169-75. Epub 2011 Jul 2.

"The prognostic importance of lymphovascular invasion in cholangiocarcinoma above the cystic duct: A new selection criterion for adjuvant therapy?" Patel SH, Kooby DA, Staley III CA, Sarmiento JM, Maithel SK. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Sep;13(9):605-11. Epub 2011 Jul 26.

"Development of an NIH consortium for preclinical assessment of cardioprotective therapies (CAESAR): A paradigm shift in studies of infarct size limitation." Lefer DJ, Bolli R. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Sep;16(3-4):332-9.

"Perconditioning and postconditioning: Current knowledge, knowledge gaps, barriers to adoption, and future directions." Vinten-Johansen J, Shi W. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Sep;16(3-4):260-6.

August 2011

"Islet xenotransplantation using gal-deficient neonatal donors improves engraftment and function." Thompson P, Badell IR, Lowe M, Cano J, Song M, Leopardi F, Avila J, Ruhil R, Strobert E, Korbutt G, Rayat G, Rajotte R, Iwakoshi N, Larsen CP, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2011 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Torso vascular trauma at an urban Level-I trauma center." Dente CJ, Feliciano DV. Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. 2011 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"The effects of protocolized use of recombinant factor VIIa within a massive transfusion protocol in a civilian Level I trauma center." Morse BC, Dente CJ, Hodgman EI, Shaz BH, Nicholas JM, Wyrzykowski AD, Salomone JP, Vercruysse GA, Rozycki GS, Feliciano DV. Am Surg. 2011 Aug;77(8):1043-9.

"Factor Xa induces tissue factor expression in endothelial cells by P44/42 MAPK and NF-κB-dependent pathways." Jiang R, Wang NP, Tanaka KA, Levy JH, Guyton RA, Zhao ZQ, Vinten-Johansen J. J Surg Res. 2011 Aug;169(2):319-27.

"The impact of shave biopsy on the management of patients with thin melanomas." Lowe M, Hill N, Page A, Chen S, Delman KA. Am Surg. 2011 Aug;77(8):1050-3.

"Risk factors for pancreatic fistula after stapled gland transection." Subhedar PD, Patel SH, Kneuertz PJ, Maithel SK, Staley CA, Sarmiento JM, Galloway JR, Kooby DA. Am Surg. 2011 Aug;77(8):965-70.

"The changing field of locoregional treatment for breast cancer." Rizzo M, Wood WC. Oncology (Williston Park). 2011 Aug;25(9):813-6. Review.

"Combinatorial effects of lapatinib and rapamycin in triple-negative breast cancer cells." Liu T, Yacoub R, Taliaferro-Smith LD, Sun SY, Graham TR, Dolan R, Lobo C, Tighiouart M, Yang L, Adams A, O'Regan RM. Mol Cancer Ther. 2011 Aug;10(8):1460-9. Epub 2011 Jun 20.

"Neuroendocrine tumors: A heterogeneous set of neoplasms." Kooby DA. Oncology (Williston Park). 2011 Aug;25(9):810, 812.

"Pencils and pens: An under-recognized source of penetrating injuries in children." Fisher SB, Clifton MS, Bhatia AM. Am Surg. 2011 Aug;77(8):1076-80.

"Treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax in a patient with right pulmonary agenesis." Boulton BJ, Force SD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Aug;92(2):e27-8.

July 2011

"State-level cancer quality assessment and research: Building and sustaining the data infrastructure." Lipscomb J, Gillespie TW. Cancer J. 2011 Jul-Aug;17(4):246-56.

"Pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular function in advanced heart failure." Kalogeropoulos AP, Vega JD, Smith AL, Georgiopoulou VV. Congest Heart Fail. 2011 Jul 21;17(4):189-98.

"A comparative evaluation of rotation thromboelastometry and standard coagulation tests in hemodilution-induced coagulation changes after cardiac surgery." Ogawa S, Szlam F, Chen EP, Nishimura T, Kim H, Roback JD, Levy JH, Tanaka KA. Transfusion. 2011 Jul 14.

"Is it possible to train surgeons for rural Africa? A report of a successful international program: Reply." Pollock JD, Love TP, Steffes BC, Thompson DC, Mellinger J, Haisch C. World J Surg. 2011 Jul 14. [Epub ahead of print]

"4-1BB signaling synergizes with programmed death Ligand 1 blockade to augment CD8 T Cell responses during chronic viral infection." Vezys V, Penaloza-Macmaster P, Barber DL, Ha SJ, Konieczny B, Freeman GJ, Mittler RS, Ahmed R. J Immunol. 2011 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Surgical management of pharyngocutaneous fistula after total laryngectomy." McLean JN, Nicholas C, Duggal P, Chen A, Grist WG, Losken A, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 Jul 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Survivin upregulation, dependent on leptin-EGFR-Notch1 axis, is essential for leptin-induced migration of breast carcinoma cells." Knight BB, Oprea-Ilies GM, Nagalingam A, Yang L, Cohen C, Saxena NK, Sharma D. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2011 Jul 1;18(4):413-28.

"Gender-based analysis of perioperative outcomes associated with lower extremity bypass." Jain AK, Velazquez-Ramirez G, Goodney PP, Edwards MS, Corriere MA. Am Surg. 2011 Jul;77(7):844-9.

"Positioning an intraaortic balloon pump using intraoperative transesophageal echocardiogram guidance." Klopman MA, Chen EP, Sniecinski RM. Anesth Analg. 2011 Jul;113(1):40-3. Epub 2011 Apr 5.

"Single-site laparoscopic appendectomy: A comparison to traditional laparoscopic technique in children." Langness SM, Hill SJ, Wulkan ML. Am Surg. 2011 Jul;77(7):961-4.

"Simultaneous arterial and venous ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis for phlegmasia cerulea dolens." Khan IR, Reeves JG, Riesenman PJ, Kasirajan K. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Jul;25(5):696.e7-10. Epub 2011 Apr 21.

"Liver transplantation for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma." Hanish SI, Knechtle SJ. Oncology (Williston Park). 2011 Jul;25(8):752-7.

"Impact of laterality on early and late survival after pneumonectomy." Fernandez FG, Force SD, Pickens A, Kilgo PD, Luu T, Miller DL. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul;92(1):244-9.

June 2011

"21-Gene recurrence scores: Racial differences in testing, scores, treatment, and outcome." Lund MJ, Mosunjac M, Davis KM, Gabram-Mendola S, Rizzo M, Bumpers HL, Hearn S, Zelnak A, Styblo T, O'Regan RM. Cancer. 2011 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Noninterruption of Warfarin therapy is safe and does not compromise outcome in patients undergoing endovenous laser therapy (EVLT)." Riesenman PJ, Fritas DJ, Konigsberg SG, Kasirajan K. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2011 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Relief of right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit compression by chest wall resection." Kogon BE, Jain A, McGuinness J, Lutz J, Jokhadar M, McConnell M, Book W. Congenit Heart Dis. 2011 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]

 "The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education resident duty hour new standards: History, changes, and impact on staffing of intensive care units." Pastores SM, O'Connor MF, Kleinpell RM, Napolitano L, Ward N, Bailey H, Mollenkopf FP Jr, Coopersmith CM. Crit Care Med. 2011 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Impact of preoperative renal dysfunction in patients undergoing off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass." Boulton BJ, Kilgo P, Guyton RA, Puskas JD, Lattouf OM, Chen EP, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Halkos ME, Thourani VH. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Epidermal growth improves survival and prevents intestinal injury in a murine model of pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia." Dominguez JA, Vithayathil PJ, Khailova L, Lawrance CP, Samocha AJ, Jung E, Leathersich AM, Dunne WM, Coopersmith CM. Shock. 2011 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Progesterone inhibits the growth of human neuroblastoma: In vitro and in vivo evidence." Atif F, Sayeed I, Yousuf S, Ishrat T, Hua F, Wang J, Brat DJ, Stein DG. Mol Med. 2011 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"Preferential activation of SMAD1/5/8 on the fibrosa endothelium in calcified human aortic valves – Association with low BMP antagonists and SMAD6." Ankeny RF, Thourani VH, Weiss D, Vega JD, Taylor WR, Nerem RM, Jo H. PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20969. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

"Learning from Haiti." Creighton FX Jr, Leeds IL, Master VA, Srinivasan JK. Lancet. 2011 Jun 11;377(9782):2054.

"Cytoprotective actions of hydrogen sulfide in ischemia-reperfusion injury." King AL, Lefer DJ. Exp Physiol. 2011 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Sex-based outcomes after endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms." Kasirajan K, Morasch MD, Makaroun MS. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Transplantation tolerance: Memories that haunt us." Ford ML, Larsen CP. Sci Transl Med. 2011 Jun 8;3(86):86ps22.

"Mediastinal coelomic cyst." Myung RJ, Leshnower BG, Miller JI Jr. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1967-9.

"Off-pump and on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting are associated with similar graft patency, myocardial ischemia, and freedom from reintervention: Long-term follow-up of a randomized trial." Puskas JD, Williams WH, O'Donnell R, Patterson RE, Sigman SR, Smith AS, Baio KT, Kilgo PD, Guyton RA. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1836-43.

"Antibody-mediated rejection: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Bradley JA, Baldwin WM, Bingaman A, Ellenrieder C, Gebel HM, Glotz D, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jun;11(6):1131-1139.

"Discussion: Breast reconstruction with free tissue transfer from the abdomen in the morbidly obese." Carlson GW. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jun;127(6):2214-5.

"Evaluation and management of peripheral vascular injury. Part 1. Western Trauma Association/Critical Decisions in Trauma." Feliciano DV, Moore FA, Moore EE, West MA, Davis JW, Cocanour CS, Kozar RA, McIntyre RC Jr. J Trauma. 2011 Jun;70(6):1551-1556.

"Miles to go…" Kirk AD, Knechtle SJ, Larsen CP, Newell KA, Pearson TC. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jun;11(6):1119-20.

"Exercise protects against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury via stimulation of {beta}3-adrenergic receptors and increased nitric oxide signaling: Role of nitrite and nitrosothiols." Calvert JW, Elston M, Pablo Aragón J, Nicholson CK, Moody BF, Hood RL, Sindler A, Gundewar S, Seals DR, Barouch LA, Lefer DJ. Circ Res. 2011 Jun 10;108(12):1448-58. Epub 2011 Apr 28.

"Impact of preoperative renal dysfunction on long-term survival for patients undergoing aortic valve replacement." Thourani VH, Keeling WB, Sarin EL, Guyton RA, Kilgo PD, Dara AB, Puskas JD, Chen EP, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Morris CD, Halkos ME, Lattouf OM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1798-806; discussion 1806-7. Epub 2011 May 4.

"Modules, modularity and adaptation: Comment on 'The emergence of modularity in biological systems' by Dirk M. Lorenz, Alice Jeng, Michael W. Deem." Buchman TG. Phys Life Rev. 2011 Jun;8(2):163-4; discussion 167-8. Epub 2011 May 6.

"Nitrite supplementation reverses vascular endothelial dysfunction and large elastic artery stiffness with aging." Sindler AL, Fleenor BS, Calvert JW, Marshall KD, Zigler ML, Lefer DJ, Seals DR. Aging Cell. 2011 Jun;10(3):429-37.

May 2011

"Management of full thickness abdominal wall defects following tumor resection." Yezhelyev MV, Deigni O, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair for thoracic aneurysms: What we know, what to expect." Brewster LP, Kasirajan K. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinically relevant biomarkers to select patients for targeted inhibitor therapy after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma." Patel SH, Kneuertz PJ, Delgado M, Kooby DA, Staley CA 3rd, El-Rayes BF, Kauh JS, Sarmiento JM, Hanish S, Cohen C, Farris AB 3rd, Maithel SK. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Regional analysis of dynamic deformation characteristics of native aortic valve leaflets." Weiler M, Hwai Yap C, Balachandran K, Padala M, Yoganathan AP. J Biomech. 2011 May 17;44(8):1459-65. Epub 2011 Apr 1.

"Inguinopelvic lymphadenectomy following positive inguinal sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma: True frequency of synchronous pelvic metastases." Chu CK, Delman KA, Carlson GW, Hestley AC, Murray DR. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"The use of validated body image indices following panniculectomy." Singh KA, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):537-9.

"Breast cancer in women under age 40 years: Treatment by total mastectomy and reconstruction." Vogel JE, Chu C, McCullough M, Anderson E, Losken A, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):557-60.

"CD40-Specific costimulation blockade enhances neonatal porcine islet survival in nonhuman primates." Thompson P, Cardona K, Russell M, Badell IR, Shaffer V, Korbutt G, Rayat GR, Cano J, Song M, Jiang W, Strobert E, Rajotte R, Pearson T, Kirk AD, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2011 May;11(5):947-57.

"Guidance for liver transplant immunosuppression." Knechtle SJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 May;11(5):886-7.

"The independent plastic surgery match: An in-depth analysis of the applicants and process." Harper JG, Given KS, Pettitt B, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):568-71.

"Autologous fat grafting in secondary breast reconstruction." Losken A, Pinell XA, Sikoro K, Yezhelyev MV, Anderson E, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):518-22.

"Current options in the management of complex abdominal wall defects." Ghazi B, Deigni O, Yezhelyev M, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):488-92.

"Laparoscopic versus open left pancreatectomy: Can preoperative factors indicate the safer technique?" Cho CS, Kooby DA, Schmidt CM, Nakeeb A, Bentrem DJ, Merchant NB, Parikh AA, Martin RC 2nd, Scoggins CR, Ahmad SA, Kim HJ, Hamilton N, Hawkins WG, Weber SM. Ann Surg. 2011 May;253(5):975-980.

"Effects of perioperative red blood cell transfusion on disease recurrence and survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma." Kneuertz PJ, Patel SH, Chu CK, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Delman KA, Staley CA 3rd, Kooby DA. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May;18(5):1327-34.

"Thoracic endovascular repair as a safe management strategy for aortobronchial fistulas." Bailey CJ, Force S, Milner R, Kasirajan K, Veeraswamy RK. J Vasc Surg. 2011 May;53(5):1202-9; discussion 1209. Epub 2011 Mar 2.

"Endovascular management of a ruptured thoracoabdominal aneurysm-damage control with superior mesenteric artery snorkel and thoracic stent-graft exclusion." Riesenman PJ, Reeves JG, Kasirajan K. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 May;25(4):555.e5-9.

"Gene therapy for ischemic heart disease." Lavu M, Gundewar S, Lefer DJ. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2011 May;50(5):742-50. Epub 2010 Jun 26.

"The independent plastic surgery match: An in-depth analysis of the applicants and process." Harper JG, Given KS, Pettitt B, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):568-71.

"Autologous fat grafting in secondary breast reconstruction." Losken A, Pinell XA, Sikoro K, Yezhelyev MV, Anderson E, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):518-22.

"The use of validated body image indices following panniculectomy." Singh KA, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):537-9.

"Breast cancer in women under age 40 years: Treatment by total mastectomy and reconstruction." Vogel JE, Chu C, McCullough M, Anderson E, Losken A, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):557-60.

"Neurocognitive and neuroanatomic changes after off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Long-term follow-up of a randomized trial." Puskas JD, Stringer A, Hwang SN, Hatfield B, Smith AS, Kilgo PD, Williams WH. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 May;141(5):1116-27. Epub 2011 Feb 18.

April 2011

"Emergent role of gasotransmitters in ischemia-reperfusion injury." Moody BF, Calvert JW. Med Gas Res. 2011 Apr 27;1(1):3.

"Innovations in therapies for heart valve disease." Padala M, Keeling WB, Guyton RA, Thourani VH. Circ J. 2011 Apr 25;75(5):1028-41. Epub 2011 Apr 9. Review.

"Guidance for liver transplant immunosuppression." Knechtle SJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr 5.

"Thyroidectomy is optimal treatment for Graves' disease." Feliciano DV, Lyons JD. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr;212(4):714-20.

"Importance of low preoperative platelet count in selecting patients for resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a multi-institutional analysis." Maithel SK, Kneuertz PJ, Kooby DA, Scoggins CR, Weber SM, Martin RC 2nd, McMasters KM, Cho CS, Winslow ER, Wood WC, Staley CA 3rd. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr;212(4):638-48.

"Hyperglycemia is associated with increased hospital complications and mortality during parenteral nutrition." Pasquel FJ, Smiley D, Spiegelman R, Lin E, Peng L, Umpierrez GE. Hosp Pract (Minneap). 2011 Apr;39(2):81-8.

"Long-term survival for patients with preoperative renal failure undergoing bioprosthetic or mechanical valve replacement." Thourani VH, Sarin EL, Keeling WB, Kilgo PD, Guyton RA, Dara AB, Puskas JD, Chen EP, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Morris CD, Lattouf OM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;91(4):1127-34. Epub 2011 Feb 25.

"Cervical tracheal resection: New lessons learned." Mutrie CJ, Eldaif SM, Rutledge CW, Force SD, Grist WJ, Mansour KA, Miller DL. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;91(4):1101-6; discussion 1106.

"The face of trauma: Assessment and management of facial trauma injuries." Salomone JP. JEMS. 2011 Apr;36(4):50-6.

"Cooperation in clinical trials." Wood WC. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr;212(4):431-9.

"Donor-directed MHC class I antibody is preferentially cleared from sensitized recipients of combined liver/kidney transplants." Dar W, Agarwal A, Watkins C, Gebel HM, Bray RA, Kokko KE, Pearson TC, Knechtle SJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr;11(4):841-7.

"Initial experience with videoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy." Delman KA, Kooby DA, Rizzo M, Ogan K, Master V. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Apr;18(4):977-82. Epub 2010 Dec 24.

"Paradoxical aspects of rapamycin immunobiology in transplantation." Ferrer IR, Araki K, Ford ML. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr;11(4):654-9.

"Cervical tracheal resection: New lessons learned." Mutrie CJ, Eldaif SM, Rutledge CW, Force SD, Grist WJ, Mansour KA, Miller DL. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;91(4):1101-6.

March 2011

"The impact of body mass index on morbidity and short- and long-term mortality in cardiac valvular surgery." Thourani VH, Keeling WB, Kilgo PD, Puskas JD, Lattouf OM, Chen EP, Guyton RA. J Thorac vasc Surg. 2011 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Book Review: Oncoplastic Surgery of the Breast." Carlson GW. Aesthet Surg J. 2011 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Regulatory T cells in lung transplantation — An emerging concept." Neujahr DC, Larsen CP. Semin Immunopathol. 2011 Mar;33(2):117-27. Epub 2011 Mar 20. Review.

"Use of opioids in long-term management of temporomandibular joint dysfunction." Bouloux GF. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Mar 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Laparoscopic versus open left pancreatectomy: Can preoperative factors indicate the safer technique?" Cho CS, Kooby DA, Schmidt CM, Nakeeb A, Bentrem DJ, Merchant NB, Parikh AA, Martin RC 2nd, Scoggins CR, Ahmad SA, Kim HJ, Hamilton N, Hawkins WG, Weber SM. Ann Surg. 2011 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Current options in the management of complex abdominal wall defects." Ghazi B, Deigni O, Yezhelyev M, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]

"Belatacept-based regimens are associated with improved cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors compared with cyclosporine in kidney transplant recipients (BENEFIT and BENEFIT-EXT studies)." Vanrenterghem Y, Bresnahan B, Campistol J, Durrbach A, Grinyó J, Neumayer HH, Lang P, Larsen CP, Mancilla-Urrea E, Pestana JM, Block A, Duan T, Glicklich A, Gujrathi S, Vincenti F. Transplantation. 2011 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]

"The multidimensional physiological responses to postconditioning." Vinten-Johansen J, Granfeldt A, Mykytenko J, Undyala VV, Dong Y, Przyklenk K. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2011 Mar 1;14(5):791-810. Epub 2010 Nov 2.

"Differential expression of ERCC1 in pancreas adenocarcinoma: High tumor expression is associated with earlier recurrence and shortened survival after resection." Maithel SK, Coban I, Kneuertz PJ, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Kauh JS, Sarmiento J, Staley CA, Volkan Adsay N. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"The role of intrathoracic free flaps for chronic empyema." Walsh MD, Bruno AD, Onaitis MW, Erdmann D, Wolfe WG, Toloza EM, Levin LS. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):865-8.

"Fibrin glue: A scaffold for cellular-based therapy in a critical-sized defect." Singh K, Moyer H, Williams JK, Schwartz Z, Boyan BD. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 Mar;66(3):301-5.

"Peaceful rest vs rest in peace." Buchman TG. Arch Surg. 2011 Mar;146(3):278-9.

"Gastric antral stenosis: Late complication of Acid ingestion." Deneve JL, Blackmon SH, Feliciano DV. Am Surg. 2011 Mar;77(3):369-70.

"CT angiography in the preoperative evaluation of abdominal flap breast reconstruction." Carlson GW, Glenn WR. Breast J. 2011 Mar;17(2):119-20.

"Altered right ventricular papillary muscle position and orientation in patients with a dilated left ventricle." Spinner EM, Sundareswaran K, Dasi LP, Thourani VH, Oshinski J, Yoganathan AP. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Mar;141(3):744-9. Epub 2010 Jun 25.

"Contribution of adipose tissue to plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations during weight loss following gastric bypass surgery." Lin E, Armstrong-Moore D, Liang Z, Sweeney JF, Torres WE, Ziegler TR, Tangpricha V, Gletsu-Miller N. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Mar;19(3):588-94. Epub 2010 Oct 14.

"Integrin antagonists for transplant immunosuppression: Panacea or peril?" Kitchens WH, Larsen CP, Ford ML. Immunotherapy. 2011 Mar;3(3):305-7.

"Sirolimus enhances the magnitude and quality of viral-specific CD8(+) T-cell responses to vaccinia virus vaccination in rhesus macaques." Turner AP, Shaffer VO, Araki K, Martens C, Turner PL, Gangappa S, Ford ML, Ahmed R, Kirk AD, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2011 Mar;11(3):613-8.

"Seek and you will find: Antibody and the liver." Knechtle SJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 Mar;11(3):424-5.

"Making a B-line for transplantation tolerance." Newell KA, Chong AS. Am J Transplant. 2011 Mar;11(3):420-1. Epub 2011 Feb 7.

"Echo rounds: Early detection of aortic root to left atrial fistula after aortic valve replacement." Azran MS, Fischer S, Guyton RA, Whitley WS. Anesth Analg. 2011 Mar;112(3):532-4. Epub 2010 Dec 2.

"Is it possible to train surgeons for rural Africa? A report of a successful international program." Pollock JD, Love TP, Steffes BC, Thompson DC, Mellinger J, Haisch C. World J Surg. 2011 Mar;35(3):493-9.

"Advances in bioengineered conduits for peripheral nerve regeneration." Steed MB, Mukhatyar V, Valmikinathan C, Bellamkonda RV. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Mar;19(1):119-30.

"Peripheral trigeminal nerve injury, repair, and regeneration." Steed MB. Preface. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Mar;19(1):vii-viii.

"Heart transplantation in children with a fontan procedure." Kanter KR, Mahle WT, Vincent RN, Berg AM, Kogon BE, Kirshbom PM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):823-30.

"Invited commentary." Lattouf OM, Keeling WB. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):776.

"Bloodstream infections increased after delayed sternal closure: Cause or coincidence." Das S, Rubio A, Simsic JM, Kirshbom PM, Kogon B, Kanter KR, Maher K. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):793-7.

"A 15-year experience with primary breast augmentation." Codner MA, Mejia JD, Locke MB, Mahoney A, Thiels C, Nahai FR, Hester TR, Nahai F. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Mar;127(3):1300-10.

"Reply: The favorable psychological approach of single-stage curative and prophylactic skin-reducing mastectomy in patients with macromastia." Losken A. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Mar;127(3):1390-1.

"Peripheral nerve response to injury." Steed MB. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Mar;19(1):1-13.

February 2011

"Non-operative management of right posterior sectoral duct injury following laparoscopic cholecystectomy." Mazer LM, Tapper EB, Sarmiento JM. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Red cell transfusion for infants with single-ventricle physiology." Kuo JA, Maher KO, Kirshbom PM, Mahle WT. Pediatr Cardiol. 2011 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Cardioprotective effects of nitrite during exercise." Calvert JW. Cardiovasc Res. 2011 Feb 15;89(3):499-506. Epub 2010 Sep 27.

"Limiting the amount and duration of antigen exposure during priming increases memory T cell requirement for costimulation during recall." Floyd TL, Koehn BH, Kitchens WH, Robertson JM, Cheeseman JA, Stempora L, Larsen CP, Ford ML. J Immunol. 2011 Feb 15;186(4):2033-41. Epub 2011 Jan 21.

"Clinical transplantation tolerance." Newell KA. Semin Immunopathol. 2011 Feb 14. [Epub ahead of print].

"A decade's experience with balloon catheter tamponade for the emergency control of hemorrhage." Ball CG, Wyrzykowski AD, Nicholas JM, Rozycki GS, Feliciano DV. J Trauma. 2011 Feb;70(2):330-3.

"The incidence of microemboli to the brain is less with endarterectomy than with percutaneous revascularization with distal filters or flow reversal." Gupta N, Corriere MA, Dodson TF, Chaikof EL, Beaulieu RJ, Reeves JG, Salam AA, Kasirajan K. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Feb;53(2):316-22. Epub 2010 Dec 3.

"Randomized study of basal-bolus insulin therapy in the inpatient management of patients with type 2 diabetes undergoing general surgery (RABBIT 2 surgery)." Umpierrez GE, Smiley D, Jacobs S, Peng L, Temponi A, Mulligan P, Umpierrez D, Newton C, Olson D, Rizzo M. Diabetes Care. 2011 Feb;34(2):256-61. Epub 2011 Jan 12.

"Toward optimal display of physiologic status in critical care: I. Recreating bedside displays from archived physiologic data." Burykin A, Peck T, Krejci V, Vannucci A, Kangrga I, Buchman TG. J Crit Care. 2011 Feb;26(1):105.e1-9. Epub 2010 Sep 1.

"Current and future clinical applications for optical imaging of cancer: From intraoperative surgical guidance to cancer screening." Hadjipanayis CG, Jiang H, Roberts DW, Yang L. Semin Oncol. 2011 Feb;38(1):109-18.

"Silent sinus syndrome: A rare presentation after botulinum toxin injection." Singh KA, Barber WB 2nd, Codner MA. Aesthet Surg J. 2011 Feb;31(2):181-3.

"Button cholecystostomy for management of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis syndromes." Clifton MS, Romero R, Ricketts RR. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Feb;46(2):304-7.

"Use of tissue expanders in the repair of complex abdominal wall defects." Clifton MS, Heiss KF, Keating JJ, Mackay G, Ricketts RR. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Feb;46(2):372-7.

"Management of axillary lymph node metastasis in breast cancer: Making progress." Carlson GW, Wood WC. JAMA. 2011 Feb 9;305(6):606-7.

January 2011

"Nitrite supplementation reverses vascular endothelial dysfunction and large elastic artery stiffness with aging." Sindler AL, Fleenor BS, Calvert JW, Marshall KD, Zigler ML, Lefer DJ, Seals DR. Aging Cell. 2011 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print]

"Inhibition of the catalytic function of activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AICDA) promotes apoptosis of germinal center B cells." Hsu HC, Yang P, Wu Q, Wang J, Job G, Guentert T, Li J, Stockard CR, Le TV, Chaplin DD, Grizzle WE, Mountz JD. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]

"CD28 blockade induces division-dependent downregulation of interleukin-2 receptor alpha." Ford ML, Stempora LL, Larsen CP. Transpl Immunol. 2011 Jan 15;24(2):94-9.

"Chemokines and their receptors in human renal allotransplantation." Lo DJ, Weaver TA, Kleiner DE, Mannon RB, Jacobson LM, Becker BN, Swanson SJ, Hale DA, Kirk AD. Transplantation. 2011 Jan 15;91(1):70-7.

"Surgeons and research: Talent, training, time, teachers and teams." Kirk AD, Feng S. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Paired kidney donation: A (virtual) balancing act." Bingaman AW, Bray RA, Gebel HM, Newell KA. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Implementation of vascularized composite allografts in the United States: Recommendations from the ASTS VCA Ad Hoc Committee and the Executive Committee." Cendales L, Granger D, Henry M, Jones J, Langnas A, Levi D, Magee J, Merion R, Olthoff K, Pruett T, Roberts J, Abecassis M. Am J Transplant 2011 Jan;11(1):13-7.

"Improving on national quality indicators of breast cancer care in a large public hospital as a means to decrease disparities for African American women." Rizzo M, Bumpers H, Okoli J, Senior-Crosby D, O'Regan R, Zelnak A, Pan L, Mosunjac M, Patterson SG, Gabram SG. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Jan;18(1):34-9. Epub 2010 Jul 13.

"Selective targeting of human alloresponsive CD8+ effector memory T cells based on CD2 expression." Lo DJ, Weaver TA, Stempora L, Mehta AK, Ford ML, Larsen CP, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jan;11(1):22-33. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

"The demographics of modern burn care: Should most burns be cared for by non-burn surgeons?" Vercruysse GA, Ingram WL, Feliciano DV. Am J Surg. 2011 Jan;201(1):91-6. Epub 2010 Jun 9.

"Chemotherapy-associated liver injury: Impact on surgical management of colorectal cancer liver metastases." Kneuertz PJ, Maithel SK, Staley CA, Kooby DA. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Jan;18(1):181-90. Epub 2010 Jul 20.

"T(1)-weighted ultrashort echo time method for positive contrast imaging of magnetic nanoparticles and cancer cells bound with the targeted nanoparticles." Zhang L, Zhong X, Wang L, Chen H, Wang YA, Yeh J, Yang L, Mao H. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Jan;33(1):194-202.

"Hydrogen sulfide-mediated myocardial pre- and post-conditioning." Predmore BL, Lefer DJ. Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol. 2011 Jan;4(1):83-96.

"Determinants and functional significance of renal parenchymal volume in adults." Johnson S, Rishi R, Andone A, Khawandi W, Al-Said J, Gletsu-Miller N, Lin E, Baumgarten DA, O'Neill WC. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Jan;6(1):70-6. Epub 2010 Sep 16.

"Bilateral lung transplantation offers better long-term survival, compared with single-lung transplantation, for younger patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis." Force SD, Kilgo P, Neujahr DC, Pelaez A, Pickens A, Fernandez FG, Miller DL, Lawrence C. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jan;91(1):244-9.

"Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients: A multi-institutional study." Thourani VH, Ailawadi G, Szeto WY, Dewey TM, Guyton RA, Mack MJ, Kron IL, Kilgo P, Bavaria JE. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jan;91(1):49-56.

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Innovations in Therapies for Heart Valve Disease.

Padala M, Keeling WB, Guyton RA, Thourani VH.
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December 2011

"Nonhuman primate transplant models finally evolve: Detailed immunogenetic analysis creates new models and strengthens the old." Kean LS, Singh K, Blazar BR, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2011 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"Microsurgical repair of the inferior alveolar nerve: Success rate and factors that adversely affect outcome." Bagheri SC, Meyer RA, Cho SH, Thoppay J, Khan HA, Steed MB. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Pediatric melanomas and the atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms." Hill SJ, Delman KA. Am J Surg. 2011 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Treatment adherence and outcome in women with inflammatory breast cancer: Does race matter?" Andic F, Godette K, O'Regan R, Zelnak A, Liu T, Rizzo M, Gabram S, Torres M. Cancer. 2011 Dec 15;117(24):5485-92. Epub 2011 Jun 20.

"Beta(3)-adrenoreceptor stimulation ameliorates myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury via endothelial nitric oxide synthase and neuronal nitric oxide synthase activation." Aragón JP, Condit ME, Bhushan S, Predmore BL, Patel SS, Grinsfelder DB, Gundewar S, Jha S, Calvert JW, Barouch LA, Lavu M, Wright HM, Lefer DJ. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Dec 13;58(25):2683-91.

"What happens after discharge? An analysis of long-term survival in cardiac surgical patients requiring prolonged intensive care." Elfstrom KM, Hatefi D, Kilgo PD, Puskas JD, Thourani VH, Guyton RA, Halkos ME. J Card Surg. 2011 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Quantum dot-tumor targeting peptide conjugates for in vivo imaging of siRNA expression constructs delivery and silencing in tumors." Yang L, Cho YS, Sajja HK, Karna P, Yoon TJ, Cao Z. Biomaterials. 2011 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Cumulative exposure to gamma interferon-dependent chemokines CXCL9 and CXCL10 correlates with worse outcome after lung transplant." Neujahr DC, Perez SD, Mohammed A, Ulukpo O, Lawrence EC, Fernandez F, Pickens A, Force SD, Song M, Larsen CP, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2011 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Donor-specific indirect pathway analysis reveals a B-cell-independent signature which reflects outcomes in kidney transplant recipients." Haynes LD, Jankowska-Gan E, Sheka A, Keller MR, Hernandez-Fuentes MP, Lechler RI, Seyfert-Margolis V, Turka LA, Newell KA, Burlingham WJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Effect of anterior strut chordal transection on the force distribution on the marginal chordae of the mitral valve." Padala M, Gyoneva L, Yoganathan AP. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]

"Antigen-specific induced Foxp3+ regulatory T cells are generated following CD40/CD154 blockade." Ferrer IR, Wagener ME, Song M, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Ford ML. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2011 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Overutilization of regional burn centers for pediatric patients: A healthcare system problem that should be corrected." Vercruysse GA, Ingram WL, Feliciano DV. Am J Surg. 2011 Dec;202(6):802-8; discussion 808-9. Epub 2011 Oct 10.

"Elevated parathyroid hormone predicts mortality in dialysis patients undergoing valve surgery." Yan H, Sharma J, Weber CJ, Guyton RA, Perez S, Thourani VH. Surgery. 2011 Dec;150(6):1095-101.

"Laparoscopic versus open repair of congenital duodenal obstruction in infants." Hill S, Koontz CS, Langness SM, Wulkan ML. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011 Dec;21(10):961-3.

November 2011

"The Tetherin/BST-2 coiled-coil ectodomain mediates plasma membrane microdomain localization and restriction of particle release." Hammonds J, Ding L, Chu H, Geller K, Robbins A, Wang JJ, Yi H, Spearman P. J Virol. 2011 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"The role of B cells in solid organ transplantation." Kwun J, Bulut P, Kim E, Dar W, Oh B, Ruhil R, Iwakoshi N, Knechtle SJ. Semin Immunol. 2011 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Avoiding the clamp during off-pump coronary artery bypass reduces cerebral embolic events: results of a prospective randomized trial." El Zayat H, Puskas JD, Hwang S, Thourani VH, Lattouf OM, Kilgo P, Halkos ME. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Posterior lumbar vein off the retrohepatic inferior vena cava: A novel anatomical variant with surgical implications." Abbasi A, Johnson TV, Kleris R, Ying K, Bonner MY, Maithel SK, Kooby DA, Marshall FF, Master VA. J Urol. 2011 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Commentary on: Four-dimensional breast imaging, Parts I and II." Losken A. Aesthet Surg J. 2011 Nov 1;31(8):939-40.

"The 10(th) International Hand and Composite Allotransplantation Society (IHCTAS)." Cendales LC, Tadaki D. Transplant Proc. 2011 Nov;43(9):3500. No abstract available.

"Red blood cell transfusions in children awaiting heart transplantation." Mahle WT, Berg AM, Kanter KR. Pediatr Transplant. 2011 Nov;15(7):728-32.

"Chlamydia positivity trends among women attending family planning clinics: United States, 2004-2008." Satterwhite CL, Grier L, Patzer R, Weinstock H, Howards PP, Kleinbaum D. Sex Transm Dis. 2011 Nov;38(11):989-94.

"Hybrid coronary revascularization versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting for the treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease." Halkos ME, Vassiliades TA, Douglas JS, Morris DC, Rab ST, Liberman HA, Samady H, Kilgo PD, Guyton RA, Puskas JD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov;92(5):1695-701; discussion 1701-2. Epub 2011 Sep 21.

"Cognitive impairment following cardiopulmonary bypass: Strategies for its prevention." Halkos ME, Puskas JD. Heart. 2011 Nov;97(21):1726-7. No abstract available.

October 2011

"Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor enhances human islet post-transplantation survival." Mwangi SM, Usta Y, Shahnavaz N, Joseph I, Avila J, Cano J, Chetty VK, Larsen CP, Sitaraman SV, Srinivasan S. Transplantation. 2011 Oct 15;92(7):745-51.

"The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 30-day predicted risk of mortality score also predicts long-term survival." Puskas JD, Kilgo PD, Thourani VH, Lattouf OM, Chen E, Vega JD, Cooper W, Guyton RA, Halkos M. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hybrid coronary revascularization versus off-pump coronary artery bypass for the treatment of left main coronary stenosis." Halkos ME, Rab ST, Vassiliades TA, Morris DC, Douglas JS, Kilgo PD, Liberman HA, Guyton RA, Thourani VH, Puskas JD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Significant mobilization of both conventional and regulatory T cells with AMD3100." Kean LS, Sen S, Onabajo O, Singh K, Robertson J, Stempora L, Bonifacino AC, Metzger ME, Promislow DE, Mattapallil JJ, Donahue RE. Blood. 2011 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print]

"Three-year outcomes from BENEFIT, a randomized, active-controlled, parallel-group study in adult kidney transplant recipients." Vincenti F, Larsen CP, Alberu J, Bresnahan B, Garcia VD, Kothari J, Lang P, Urrea EM, Massari P, Mondragon-Ramirez G, Reyes-Acevedo R, Rice K, Rostaing L, Steinberg S, Xing J, Agarwal M, Harler MB, Charpentier B. Am J Transplant. 2011 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal adenocarcinoma: A pediatric case review with a focus on mismatch repair gene mutations and E-Cadherin expression." Gonzalez RS, Shulman SC, Katzenstein H, Steelman CK, Wulkan ML, Abramowsky CR, Cohen C, Shehata B. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2011 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Improving the clinical risk score: An analysis of molecular biomarkers in the era of modern chemotherapy for resectable hepatic colorectal cancer metastases." Maithel SK, Gönen M, Ito H, Dematteo RP, Allen PJ, Fong Y, Blumgart LH, Jarnagin WR, D'Angelica MI. Surgery. 2011 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"LFA-1 blockade induces effector and regulatory T-cell enrichment in lymph nodes and synergizes with CTLA-4Ig to inhibit effector function." Reisman NM, Floyd TL, Wagener ME, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Ford ML. Blood. 2011 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"Gastric adenocarcinoma surgery and adjuvant therapy." Patel SH, Kooby DA. Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Oct;91(5):1039-77.

"Carotid revascularization outcomes comparing distal filters, flow reversal, and endarterectomy." Brewster LP, Beaulieu R, Corriere MA, Veeraswamy R, Niazi KA, Robertson G, Dodson TF, Kasirajan K. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Oct;54(4):1000-5. Epub 2011 Aug 25.

"Hepatocellular carcinoma lesion characterization: single-institution clinical performance review of phase gadolinium-enhanced MR Imaging — Comparison to prior same-center results after MR systems improvements." Becker-Weidman DJ, Kalb B, Sharma P, Kitajima HD, Lurie CR, Chen Z, Spivey JR, Knechtle SJ, Hanish SI, Adsay NV, Farris AB 3rd, Martin DR. Radiology. 2011 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print]

"A 35-year-old woman with prior renal transplantation admitted with a temporal brain abscess." Kalokhe AS, Kraft CS, Lyon GM, Lim P, Wang J. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Oct;53(8):843-4.

"Gamma interferon controls mouse polyomavirus infection in vivo." Wilson JJ, Lin E, Pack CD, Frost EL, Hadley A, Swimm AI, Wang J, Dong Y, Breeden CP, Kalman D, Newell KA, Lukacher AE. J Virol. 2011 Oct;85(19):10126-34. Epub 2011 Jul 20.

"Regulatory cells and cell signatures in clinical transplantation tolerance." Newell KA, Phippard D, Turka LA. Curr Opin Immunol. 2011 Oct;23(5):655-9.

"Urinary chemokines CXCL9 and CXCL10 are noninvasive markers of renal allograft rejection and BK viral infection." Jackson JA, Kim EJ, Begley B, Cheeseman J, Harden T, Perez SD, Thomas S, Warshaw B, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2011 Oct;11(10):2228-34. Epub 2011 Aug 3.

"Staging laparoscopy for proximal pancreatic cancer in a magnetic resonance imaging-driven practice: what's it worth?" Tapper E, Kalb B, Martin DR, Kooby D, Adsay NV, Sarmiento JM. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Oct;13(10):732-7. Epub 2011 Aug 19.

September 2011

"Supra-annular mitral valve replacement in children." Kanter KR, Kogon BE, Kirshbom PM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"B cells in clinical transplantation tolerance." Adams AB, Newell KA. Semin Immunol. 2011 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hybrid coronary revascularization for the treatment of left main coronary stenosis: A feasibility study." Rab ST, Douglas JS Jr, Lyons E, Puskas JD, Bansal D, Halkos ME, A Guyton R, Vassiliades TA. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Integrin antagonists prevent costimulatory blockade-resistant transplant rejection by CD8(+) memory T cells." Kitchens WH, Haridas D, Wagener ME, Song M, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Ford ML. Am J Transplant. 2011 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]

"Neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with Down syndrome and congenital heart defects." Visootsak J, Mahle WT, Kirshbom PM, Huddleston L, Caron-Besch M, Ransom A, Sherman SL. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"CD40 blockade combines with CTLA4Ig and sirolimus to produce mixed chimerism in an MHC-defined rhesus macaque transplant model." Page A, Srinivasan S, Singh K, Russell M, Hamby K, Deane T, Sen S, Stempora L, Leopardi F, Price AA, Strobert E, Reimann KA, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Kean LS. Am J Transplant. 2011 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]

"Nondepleting anti-CD40-based therapy prolongs allograft survival in nonhuman primates." Badell IR, Thompson PW, Turner AP, Russell MC, Avila JG, Cano JA, Robertson JM, Leopardi FV, Strobert EA, Iwakoshi NN, Reimann KA, Ford ML, Kirk AD, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2011 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print]

"Why randomized clinical trials are important to cardiac surgeons." Leshnower BG, Guyton RA, Puskas JD. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2011 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]

"Response to Gupta et al. Regarding Non-operative Management of Right Posterior Sectoral Duct Injury." Mazer LM, Tapper E, Sarmiento JM. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Hypergastrinemia, type 1 gastric carcinoid tumors: diagnosis and management." Hung OY, Maithel SK, Willingham FF, Farris AB 3rd, Kauh JS. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Sep 1;29(25):e713-5. Epub 2011 Jul 11.

"Modified condylotomy for temporomandibular joint dysfunction." Bouloux GF. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Sep;19(2):169-75. Epub 2011 Jul 2.

"The prognostic importance of lymphovascular invasion in cholangiocarcinoma above the cystic duct: A new selection criterion for adjuvant therapy?" Patel SH, Kooby DA, Staley III CA, Sarmiento JM, Maithel SK. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Sep;13(9):605-11. Epub 2011 Jul 26.

"Development of an NIH consortium for preclinical assessment of cardioprotective therapies (CAESAR): A paradigm shift in studies of infarct size limitation." Lefer DJ, Bolli R. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Sep;16(3-4):332-9.

"Perconditioning and postconditioning: Current knowledge, knowledge gaps, barriers to adoption, and future directions." Vinten-Johansen J, Shi W. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Sep;16(3-4):260-6.

August 2011

"Islet xenotransplantation using gal-deficient neonatal donors improves engraftment and function." Thompson P, Badell IR, Lowe M, Cano J, Song M, Leopardi F, Avila J, Ruhil R, Strobert E, Korbutt G, Rayat G, Rajotte R, Iwakoshi N, Larsen CP, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2011 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Torso vascular trauma at an urban Level-I trauma center." Dente CJ, Feliciano DV. Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther. 2011 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"The effects of protocolized use of recombinant factor VIIa within a massive transfusion protocol in a civilian Level I trauma center." Morse BC, Dente CJ, Hodgman EI, Shaz BH, Nicholas JM, Wyrzykowski AD, Salomone JP, Vercruysse GA, Rozycki GS, Feliciano DV. Am Surg. 2011 Aug;77(8):1043-9.

"Factor Xa induces tissue factor expression in endothelial cells by P44/42 MAPK and NF-κB-dependent pathways." Jiang R, Wang NP, Tanaka KA, Levy JH, Guyton RA, Zhao ZQ, Vinten-Johansen J. J Surg Res. 2011 Aug;169(2):319-27.

"The impact of shave biopsy on the management of patients with thin melanomas." Lowe M, Hill N, Page A, Chen S, Delman KA. Am Surg. 2011 Aug;77(8):1050-3.

"Risk factors for pancreatic fistula after stapled gland transection." Subhedar PD, Patel SH, Kneuertz PJ, Maithel SK, Staley CA, Sarmiento JM, Galloway JR, Kooby DA. Am Surg. 2011 Aug;77(8):965-70.

"The changing field of locoregional treatment for breast cancer." Rizzo M, Wood WC. Oncology (Williston Park). 2011 Aug;25(9):813-6. Review.

"Combinatorial effects of lapatinib and rapamycin in triple-negative breast cancer cells." Liu T, Yacoub R, Taliaferro-Smith LD, Sun SY, Graham TR, Dolan R, Lobo C, Tighiouart M, Yang L, Adams A, O'Regan RM. Mol Cancer Ther. 2011 Aug;10(8):1460-9. Epub 2011 Jun 20.

"Neuroendocrine tumors: A heterogeneous set of neoplasms." Kooby DA. Oncology (Williston Park). 2011 Aug;25(9):810, 812.

"Pencils and pens: An under-recognized source of penetrating injuries in children." Fisher SB, Clifton MS, Bhatia AM. Am Surg. 2011 Aug;77(8):1076-80.

"Treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax in a patient with right pulmonary agenesis." Boulton BJ, Force SD. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Aug;92(2):e27-8.

July 2011

"State-level cancer quality assessment and research: Building and sustaining the data infrastructure." Lipscomb J, Gillespie TW. Cancer J. 2011 Jul-Aug;17(4):246-56.

"Pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular function in advanced heart failure." Kalogeropoulos AP, Vega JD, Smith AL, Georgiopoulou VV. Congest Heart Fail. 2011 Jul 21;17(4):189-98.

"A comparative evaluation of rotation thromboelastometry and standard coagulation tests in hemodilution-induced coagulation changes after cardiac surgery." Ogawa S, Szlam F, Chen EP, Nishimura T, Kim H, Roback JD, Levy JH, Tanaka KA. Transfusion. 2011 Jul 14.

"Is it possible to train surgeons for rural Africa? A report of a successful international program: Reply." Pollock JD, Love TP, Steffes BC, Thompson DC, Mellinger J, Haisch C. World J Surg. 2011 Jul 14. [Epub ahead of print]

"4-1BB signaling synergizes with programmed death Ligand 1 blockade to augment CD8 T Cell responses during chronic viral infection." Vezys V, Penaloza-Macmaster P, Barber DL, Ha SJ, Konieczny B, Freeman GJ, Mittler RS, Ahmed R. J Immunol. 2011 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Surgical management of pharyngocutaneous fistula after total laryngectomy." McLean JN, Nicholas C, Duggal P, Chen A, Grist WG, Losken A, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 Jul 5. [Epub ahead of print]

"Survivin upregulation, dependent on leptin-EGFR-Notch1 axis, is essential for leptin-induced migration of breast carcinoma cells." Knight BB, Oprea-Ilies GM, Nagalingam A, Yang L, Cohen C, Saxena NK, Sharma D. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2011 Jul 1;18(4):413-28.

"Gender-based analysis of perioperative outcomes associated with lower extremity bypass." Jain AK, Velazquez-Ramirez G, Goodney PP, Edwards MS, Corriere MA. Am Surg. 2011 Jul;77(7):844-9.

"Positioning an intraaortic balloon pump using intraoperative transesophageal echocardiogram guidance." Klopman MA, Chen EP, Sniecinski RM. Anesth Analg. 2011 Jul;113(1):40-3. Epub 2011 Apr 5.

"Single-site laparoscopic appendectomy: A comparison to traditional laparoscopic technique in children." Langness SM, Hill SJ, Wulkan ML. Am Surg. 2011 Jul;77(7):961-4.

"Simultaneous arterial and venous ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis for phlegmasia cerulea dolens." Khan IR, Reeves JG, Riesenman PJ, Kasirajan K. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Jul;25(5):696.e7-10. Epub 2011 Apr 21.

"Liver transplantation for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma." Hanish SI, Knechtle SJ. Oncology (Williston Park). 2011 Jul;25(8):752-7.

"Impact of laterality on early and late survival after pneumonectomy." Fernandez FG, Force SD, Pickens A, Kilgo PD, Luu T, Miller DL. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul;92(1):244-9.

June 2011

"21-Gene recurrence scores: Racial differences in testing, scores, treatment, and outcome." Lund MJ, Mosunjac M, Davis KM, Gabram-Mendola S, Rizzo M, Bumpers HL, Hearn S, Zelnak A, Styblo T, O'Regan RM. Cancer. 2011 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]

"Noninterruption of Warfarin therapy is safe and does not compromise outcome in patients undergoing endovenous laser therapy (EVLT)." Riesenman PJ, Fritas DJ, Konigsberg SG, Kasirajan K. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2011 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]

"Relief of right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit compression by chest wall resection." Kogon BE, Jain A, McGuinness J, Lutz J, Jokhadar M, McConnell M, Book W. Congenit Heart Dis. 2011 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]

 "The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education resident duty hour new standards: History, changes, and impact on staffing of intensive care units." Pastores SM, O'Connor MF, Kleinpell RM, Napolitano L, Ward N, Bailey H, Mollenkopf FP Jr, Coopersmith CM. Crit Care Med. 2011 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]

"Impact of preoperative renal dysfunction in patients undergoing off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass." Boulton BJ, Kilgo P, Guyton RA, Puskas JD, Lattouf OM, Chen EP, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Halkos ME, Thourani VH. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Epidermal growth improves survival and prevents intestinal injury in a murine model of pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia." Dominguez JA, Vithayathil PJ, Khailova L, Lawrance CP, Samocha AJ, Jung E, Leathersich AM, Dunne WM, Coopersmith CM. Shock. 2011 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print]

"Progesterone inhibits the growth of human neuroblastoma: In vitro and in vivo evidence." Atif F, Sayeed I, Yousuf S, Ishrat T, Hua F, Wang J, Brat DJ, Stein DG. Mol Med. 2011 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]

"Preferential activation of SMAD1/5/8 on the fibrosa endothelium in calcified human aortic valves – Association with low BMP antagonists and SMAD6." Ankeny RF, Thourani VH, Weiss D, Vega JD, Taylor WR, Nerem RM, Jo H. PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20969. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

"Learning from Haiti." Creighton FX Jr, Leeds IL, Master VA, Srinivasan JK. Lancet. 2011 Jun 11;377(9782):2054.

"Cytoprotective actions of hydrogen sulfide in ischemia-reperfusion injury." King AL, Lefer DJ. Exp Physiol. 2011 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]

"Sex-based outcomes after endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms." Kasirajan K, Morasch MD, Makaroun MS. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]

"Transplantation tolerance: Memories that haunt us." Ford ML, Larsen CP. Sci Transl Med. 2011 Jun 8;3(86):86ps22.

"Mediastinal coelomic cyst." Myung RJ, Leshnower BG, Miller JI Jr. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1967-9.

"Off-pump and on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting are associated with similar graft patency, myocardial ischemia, and freedom from reintervention: Long-term follow-up of a randomized trial." Puskas JD, Williams WH, O'Donnell R, Patterson RE, Sigman SR, Smith AS, Baio KT, Kilgo PD, Guyton RA. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1836-43.

"Antibody-mediated rejection: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Bradley JA, Baldwin WM, Bingaman A, Ellenrieder C, Gebel HM, Glotz D, Kirk AD. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jun;11(6):1131-1139.

"Discussion: Breast reconstruction with free tissue transfer from the abdomen in the morbidly obese." Carlson GW. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jun;127(6):2214-5.

"Evaluation and management of peripheral vascular injury. Part 1. Western Trauma Association/Critical Decisions in Trauma." Feliciano DV, Moore FA, Moore EE, West MA, Davis JW, Cocanour CS, Kozar RA, McIntyre RC Jr. J Trauma. 2011 Jun;70(6):1551-1556.

"Miles to go…" Kirk AD, Knechtle SJ, Larsen CP, Newell KA, Pearson TC. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jun;11(6):1119-20.

"Exercise protects against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury via stimulation of {beta}3-adrenergic receptors and increased nitric oxide signaling: Role of nitrite and nitrosothiols." Calvert JW, Elston M, Pablo Aragón J, Nicholson CK, Moody BF, Hood RL, Sindler A, Gundewar S, Seals DR, Barouch LA, Lefer DJ. Circ Res. 2011 Jun 10;108(12):1448-58. Epub 2011 Apr 28.

"Impact of preoperative renal dysfunction on long-term survival for patients undergoing aortic valve replacement." Thourani VH, Keeling WB, Sarin EL, Guyton RA, Kilgo PD, Dara AB, Puskas JD, Chen EP, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Morris CD, Halkos ME, Lattouf OM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1798-806; discussion 1806-7. Epub 2011 May 4.

"Modules, modularity and adaptation: Comment on 'The emergence of modularity in biological systems' by Dirk M. Lorenz, Alice Jeng, Michael W. Deem." Buchman TG. Phys Life Rev. 2011 Jun;8(2):163-4; discussion 167-8. Epub 2011 May 6.

"Nitrite supplementation reverses vascular endothelial dysfunction and large elastic artery stiffness with aging." Sindler AL, Fleenor BS, Calvert JW, Marshall KD, Zigler ML, Lefer DJ, Seals DR. Aging Cell. 2011 Jun;10(3):429-37.

May 2011

"Management of full thickness abdominal wall defects following tumor resection." Yezhelyev MV, Deigni O, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May 27. [Epub ahead of print]

"Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair for thoracic aneurysms: What we know, what to expect." Brewster LP, Kasirajan K. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]

"Clinically relevant biomarkers to select patients for targeted inhibitor therapy after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma." Patel SH, Kneuertz PJ, Delgado M, Kooby DA, Staley CA 3rd, El-Rayes BF, Kauh JS, Sarmiento JM, Hanish S, Cohen C, Farris AB 3rd, Maithel SK. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Regional analysis of dynamic deformation characteristics of native aortic valve leaflets." Weiler M, Hwai Yap C, Balachandran K, Padala M, Yoganathan AP. J Biomech. 2011 May 17;44(8):1459-65. Epub 2011 Apr 1.

"Inguinopelvic lymphadenectomy following positive inguinal sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma: True frequency of synchronous pelvic metastases." Chu CK, Delman KA, Carlson GW, Hestley AC, Murray DR. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]

"The use of validated body image indices following panniculectomy." Singh KA, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):537-9.

"Breast cancer in women under age 40 years: Treatment by total mastectomy and reconstruction." Vogel JE, Chu C, McCullough M, Anderson E, Losken A, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):557-60.

"CD40-Specific costimulation blockade enhances neonatal porcine islet survival in nonhuman primates." Thompson P, Cardona K, Russell M, Badell IR, Shaffer V, Korbutt G, Rayat GR, Cano J, Song M, Jiang W, Strobert E, Rajotte R, Pearson T, Kirk AD, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2011 May;11(5):947-57.

"Guidance for liver transplant immunosuppression." Knechtle SJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 May;11(5):886-7.

"The independent plastic surgery match: An in-depth analysis of the applicants and process." Harper JG, Given KS, Pettitt B, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):568-71.

"Autologous fat grafting in secondary breast reconstruction." Losken A, Pinell XA, Sikoro K, Yezhelyev MV, Anderson E, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):518-22.

"Current options in the management of complex abdominal wall defects." Ghazi B, Deigni O, Yezhelyev M, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):488-92.

"Laparoscopic versus open left pancreatectomy: Can preoperative factors indicate the safer technique?" Cho CS, Kooby DA, Schmidt CM, Nakeeb A, Bentrem DJ, Merchant NB, Parikh AA, Martin RC 2nd, Scoggins CR, Ahmad SA, Kim HJ, Hamilton N, Hawkins WG, Weber SM. Ann Surg. 2011 May;253(5):975-980.

"Effects of perioperative red blood cell transfusion on disease recurrence and survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma." Kneuertz PJ, Patel SH, Chu CK, Maithel SK, Sarmiento JM, Delman KA, Staley CA 3rd, Kooby DA. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May;18(5):1327-34.

"Thoracic endovascular repair as a safe management strategy for aortobronchial fistulas." Bailey CJ, Force S, Milner R, Kasirajan K, Veeraswamy RK. J Vasc Surg. 2011 May;53(5):1202-9; discussion 1209. Epub 2011 Mar 2.

"Endovascular management of a ruptured thoracoabdominal aneurysm-damage control with superior mesenteric artery snorkel and thoracic stent-graft exclusion." Riesenman PJ, Reeves JG, Kasirajan K. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 May;25(4):555.e5-9.

"Gene therapy for ischemic heart disease." Lavu M, Gundewar S, Lefer DJ. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2011 May;50(5):742-50. Epub 2010 Jun 26.

"The independent plastic surgery match: An in-depth analysis of the applicants and process." Harper JG, Given KS, Pettitt B, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):568-71.

"Autologous fat grafting in secondary breast reconstruction." Losken A, Pinell XA, Sikoro K, Yezhelyev MV, Anderson E, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):518-22.

"The use of validated body image indices following panniculectomy." Singh KA, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):537-9.

"Breast cancer in women under age 40 years: Treatment by total mastectomy and reconstruction." Vogel JE, Chu C, McCullough M, Anderson E, Losken A, Carlson GW. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):557-60.

"Neurocognitive and neuroanatomic changes after off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Long-term follow-up of a randomized trial." Puskas JD, Stringer A, Hwang SN, Hatfield B, Smith AS, Kilgo PD, Williams WH. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 May;141(5):1116-27. Epub 2011 Feb 18.

April 2011

"Emergent role of gasotransmitters in ischemia-reperfusion injury." Moody BF, Calvert JW. Med Gas Res. 2011 Apr 27;1(1):3.

"Innovations in therapies for heart valve disease." Padala M, Keeling WB, Guyton RA, Thourani VH. Circ J. 2011 Apr 25;75(5):1028-41. Epub 2011 Apr 9. Review.

"Guidance for liver transplant immunosuppression." Knechtle SJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr 5.

"Thyroidectomy is optimal treatment for Graves' disease." Feliciano DV, Lyons JD. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr;212(4):714-20.

"Importance of low preoperative platelet count in selecting patients for resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a multi-institutional analysis." Maithel SK, Kneuertz PJ, Kooby DA, Scoggins CR, Weber SM, Martin RC 2nd, McMasters KM, Cho CS, Winslow ER, Wood WC, Staley CA 3rd. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr;212(4):638-48.

"Hyperglycemia is associated with increased hospital complications and mortality during parenteral nutrition." Pasquel FJ, Smiley D, Spiegelman R, Lin E, Peng L, Umpierrez GE. Hosp Pract (Minneap). 2011 Apr;39(2):81-8.

"Long-term survival for patients with preoperative renal failure undergoing bioprosthetic or mechanical valve replacement." Thourani VH, Sarin EL, Keeling WB, Kilgo PD, Guyton RA, Dara AB, Puskas JD, Chen EP, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Morris CD, Lattouf OM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;91(4):1127-34. Epub 2011 Feb 25.

"Cervical tracheal resection: New lessons learned." Mutrie CJ, Eldaif SM, Rutledge CW, Force SD, Grist WJ, Mansour KA, Miller DL. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;91(4):1101-6; discussion 1106.

"The face of trauma: Assessment and management of facial trauma injuries." Salomone JP. JEMS. 2011 Apr;36(4):50-6.

"Cooperation in clinical trials." Wood WC. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr;212(4):431-9.

"Donor-directed MHC class I antibody is preferentially cleared from sensitized recipients of combined liver/kidney transplants." Dar W, Agarwal A, Watkins C, Gebel HM, Bray RA, Kokko KE, Pearson TC, Knechtle SJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr;11(4):841-7.

"Initial experience with videoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy." Delman KA, Kooby DA, Rizzo M, Ogan K, Master V. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Apr;18(4):977-82. Epub 2010 Dec 24.

"Paradoxical aspects of rapamycin immunobiology in transplantation." Ferrer IR, Araki K, Ford ML. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr;11(4):654-9.

"Cervical tracheal resection: New lessons learned." Mutrie CJ, Eldaif SM, Rutledge CW, Force SD, Grist WJ, Mansour KA, Miller DL. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;91(4):1101-6.

March 2011

"The impact of body mass index on morbidity and short- and long-term mortality in cardiac valvular surgery." Thourani VH, Keeling WB, Kilgo PD, Puskas JD, Lattouf OM, Chen EP, Guyton RA. J Thorac vasc Surg. 2011 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]

"Book Review: Oncoplastic Surgery of the Breast." Carlson GW. Aesthet Surg J. 2011 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Regulatory T cells in lung transplantation — An emerging concept." Neujahr DC, Larsen CP. Semin Immunopathol. 2011 Mar;33(2):117-27. Epub 2011 Mar 20. Review.

"Use of opioids in long-term management of temporomandibular joint dysfunction." Bouloux GF. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Mar 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Laparoscopic versus open left pancreatectomy: Can preoperative factors indicate the safer technique?" Cho CS, Kooby DA, Schmidt CM, Nakeeb A, Bentrem DJ, Merchant NB, Parikh AA, Martin RC 2nd, Scoggins CR, Ahmad SA, Kim HJ, Hamilton N, Hawkins WG, Weber SM. Ann Surg. 2011 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print]

"Current options in the management of complex abdominal wall defects." Ghazi B, Deigni O, Yezhelyev M, Losken A. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]

"Belatacept-based regimens are associated with improved cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors compared with cyclosporine in kidney transplant recipients (BENEFIT and BENEFIT-EXT studies)." Vanrenterghem Y, Bresnahan B, Campistol J, Durrbach A, Grinyó J, Neumayer HH, Lang P, Larsen CP, Mancilla-Urrea E, Pestana JM, Block A, Duan T, Glicklich A, Gujrathi S, Vincenti F. Transplantation. 2011 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]

"The multidimensional physiological responses to postconditioning." Vinten-Johansen J, Granfeldt A, Mykytenko J, Undyala VV, Dong Y, Przyklenk K. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2011 Mar 1;14(5):791-810. Epub 2010 Nov 2.

"Differential expression of ERCC1 in pancreas adenocarcinoma: High tumor expression is associated with earlier recurrence and shortened survival after resection." Maithel SK, Coban I, Kneuertz PJ, Kooby DA, El-Rayes BF, Kauh JS, Sarmiento J, Staley CA, Volkan Adsay N. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print]

"The role of intrathoracic free flaps for chronic empyema." Walsh MD, Bruno AD, Onaitis MW, Erdmann D, Wolfe WG, Toloza EM, Levin LS. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):865-8.

"Fibrin glue: A scaffold for cellular-based therapy in a critical-sized defect." Singh K, Moyer H, Williams JK, Schwartz Z, Boyan BD. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 Mar;66(3):301-5.

"Peaceful rest vs rest in peace." Buchman TG. Arch Surg. 2011 Mar;146(3):278-9.

"Gastric antral stenosis: Late complication of Acid ingestion." Deneve JL, Blackmon SH, Feliciano DV. Am Surg. 2011 Mar;77(3):369-70.

"CT angiography in the preoperative evaluation of abdominal flap breast reconstruction." Carlson GW, Glenn WR. Breast J. 2011 Mar;17(2):119-20.

"Altered right ventricular papillary muscle position and orientation in patients with a dilated left ventricle." Spinner EM, Sundareswaran K, Dasi LP, Thourani VH, Oshinski J, Yoganathan AP. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Mar;141(3):744-9. Epub 2010 Jun 25.

"Contribution of adipose tissue to plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations during weight loss following gastric bypass surgery." Lin E, Armstrong-Moore D, Liang Z, Sweeney JF, Torres WE, Ziegler TR, Tangpricha V, Gletsu-Miller N. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Mar;19(3):588-94. Epub 2010 Oct 14.

"Integrin antagonists for transplant immunosuppression: Panacea or peril?" Kitchens WH, Larsen CP, Ford ML. Immunotherapy. 2011 Mar;3(3):305-7.

"Sirolimus enhances the magnitude and quality of viral-specific CD8(+) T-cell responses to vaccinia virus vaccination in rhesus macaques." Turner AP, Shaffer VO, Araki K, Martens C, Turner PL, Gangappa S, Ford ML, Ahmed R, Kirk AD, Larsen CP. Am J Transplant. 2011 Mar;11(3):613-8.

"Seek and you will find: Antibody and the liver." Knechtle SJ. Am J Transplant. 2011 Mar;11(3):424-5.

"Making a B-line for transplantation tolerance." Newell KA, Chong AS. Am J Transplant. 2011 Mar;11(3):420-1. Epub 2011 Feb 7.

"Echo rounds: Early detection of aortic root to left atrial fistula after aortic valve replacement." Azran MS, Fischer S, Guyton RA, Whitley WS. Anesth Analg. 2011 Mar;112(3):532-4. Epub 2010 Dec 2.

"Is it possible to train surgeons for rural Africa? A report of a successful international program." Pollock JD, Love TP, Steffes BC, Thompson DC, Mellinger J, Haisch C. World J Surg. 2011 Mar;35(3):493-9.

"Advances in bioengineered conduits for peripheral nerve regeneration." Steed MB, Mukhatyar V, Valmikinathan C, Bellamkonda RV. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Mar;19(1):119-30.

"Peripheral trigeminal nerve injury, repair, and regeneration." Steed MB. Preface. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Mar;19(1):vii-viii.

"Heart transplantation in children with a fontan procedure." Kanter KR, Mahle WT, Vincent RN, Berg AM, Kogon BE, Kirshbom PM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):823-30.

"Invited commentary." Lattouf OM, Keeling WB. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):776.

"Bloodstream infections increased after delayed sternal closure: Cause or coincidence." Das S, Rubio A, Simsic JM, Kirshbom PM, Kogon B, Kanter KR, Maher K. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar;91(3):793-7.

"A 15-year experience with primary breast augmentation." Codner MA, Mejia JD, Locke MB, Mahoney A, Thiels C, Nahai FR, Hester TR, Nahai F. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Mar;127(3):1300-10.

"Reply: The favorable psychological approach of single-stage curative and prophylactic skin-reducing mastectomy in patients with macromastia." Losken A. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Mar;127(3):1390-1.

"Peripheral nerve response to injury." Steed MB. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Mar;19(1):1-13.

February 2011

"Non-operative management of right posterior sectoral duct injury following laparoscopic cholecystectomy." Mazer LM, Tapper EB, Sarmiento JM. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]

"Red cell transfusion for infants with single-ventricle physiology." Kuo JA, Maher KO, Kirshbom PM, Mahle WT. Pediatr Cardiol. 2011 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

"Cardioprotective effects of nitrite during exercise." Calvert JW. Cardiovasc Res. 2011 Feb 15;89(3):499-506. Epub 2010 Sep 27.

"Limiting the amount and duration of antigen exposure during priming increases memory T cell requirement for costimulation during recall." Floyd TL, Koehn BH, Kitchens WH, Robertson JM, Cheeseman JA, Stempora L, Larsen CP, Ford ML. J Immunol. 2011 Feb 15;186(4):2033-41. Epub 2011 Jan 21.

"Clinical transplantation tolerance." Newell KA. Semin Immunopathol. 2011 Feb 14. [Epub ahead of print].

"A decade's experience with balloon catheter tamponade for the emergency control of hemorrhage." Ball CG, Wyrzykowski AD, Nicholas JM, Rozycki GS, Feliciano DV. J Trauma. 2011 Feb;70(2):330-3.

"The incidence of microemboli to the brain is less with endarterectomy than with percutaneous revascularization with distal filters or flow reversal." Gupta N, Corriere MA, Dodson TF, Chaikof EL, Beaulieu RJ, Reeves JG, Salam AA, Kasirajan K. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Feb;53(2):316-22. Epub 2010 Dec 3.

"Randomized study of basal-bolus insulin therapy in the inpatient management of patients with type 2 diabetes undergoing general surgery (RABBIT 2 surgery)." Umpierrez GE, Smiley D, Jacobs S, Peng L, Temponi A, Mulligan P, Umpierrez D, Newton C, Olson D, Rizzo M. Diabetes Care. 2011 Feb;34(2):256-61. Epub 2011 Jan 12.

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"Current and future clinical applications for optical imaging of cancer: From intraoperative surgical guidance to cancer screening." Hadjipanayis CG, Jiang H, Roberts DW, Yang L. Semin Oncol. 2011 Feb;38(1):109-18.

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"Button cholecystostomy for management of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis syndromes." Clifton MS, Romero R, Ricketts RR. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Feb;46(2):304-7.

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"Improving on national quality indicators of breast cancer care in a large public hospital as a means to decrease disparities for African American women." Rizzo M, Bumpers H, Okoli J, Senior-Crosby D, O'Regan R, Zelnak A, Pan L, Mosunjac M, Patterson SG, Gabram SG. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Jan;18(1):34-9. Epub 2010 Jul 13.

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"Bilateral lung transplantation offers better long-term survival, compared with single-lung transplantation, for younger patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis." Force SD, Kilgo P, Neujahr DC, Pelaez A, Pickens A, Fernandez FG, Miller DL, Lawrence C. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jan;91(1):244-9.

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Innovations in Therapies for Heart Valve Disease.

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