2020 Publications

Last updated: October 28, 2020

  1. Al Rstum Z, Tanaka A, Sandhu HK, Miller CC 3rd, Saqib NU, Besho JM, Charlton-Ouw KM, Azizzadeh A. Differences in quality of life outcomes after paraclavicular decompression for thoracic outlet syndrome. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Oct;72(4):1421-1426. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.12.037. Epub 2020 Feb 27. PMID: 32115317.
  2. Arnaoutakis G, Bianco V, Estrera AL, Brinster DR, Ehrlich MP, Peterson MD, Bossone E, Myrmel T, Pacini D, Montgomery DG, Eagle KA, Bekeredijan R, Shalhub S, De Vincentiis C, Chad Hughes G, Chen EP, Eckstein HH, Nienaber CA, Sultan I. Time of day does not influence outcomes in acute type A aortic dissection: Results from the IRAD. J Card Surg. 2020 Sep 16. doi: 10.1111/jocs.15017. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32939836.
  3. Bavaria JE, Brinkman WT, Hughes GC, Shah AS, Charlton-Ouw KM, Azizzadeh A, White RA. Five-year outcomes of endovascular repair of complicated acute type B aortic dissections. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 13:S0022-5223(20)31092-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.03.162. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32654872.
  4. Besho JM, Tanaka A, Estrera AL, Safi HJ. A Patent 29-Year-Old Original Cabrol Graft. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr;109(4):e317-e318. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.09.080. Epub 2019 Nov 21. PMID: 31760055.
  5. Charlton-Ouw KM, Meyer LA. Reply. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2020 Jul;8(4):699-700. doi: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2020.04.014. PMID: 32553657.
  6. Chun TT, Judelson DR, Rigberg D, Lawrence PF, Cuff R, Shalhub S, Wohlauer M, Abularrage CJ, Anastasios P, Arya S, Aulivola B, Baldwin M, Baril D, Bechara CF, Beckerman WE, Behrendt CA, Benedetto F, Bennett LF, Charlton-Ouw KM, Chawla A, Chia MC, Cho S, Choong AMTL, Chou EL, Christiana A, Coscas R, De Caridi G, Ellozy S, Etkin Y, Faries P, Fung AT, Gonzalez A, Griffin CL, Guidry L, Gunawansa N, Gwertzman G, Han DK, Hicks CW, Hinojosa CA, Hsiang Y, Ilonzo N, Jayakumar L, Joh JH, Johnson AP, Kabbani LS, Keller MR, Khashram M, Koleilat I, Krueger B, Kumar A, Lee CJ, Lee A, Levy MM, Lewis CT, Lind B, Lopez-Pena G, Mohebali J, Molnar RG, Morrissey NJ, Motaganahalli RL, Mouawad NJ, Newton DH, Ng JJ, O’Banion LA, Phair J, Rancic Z, Rao A, Ray HM, Rivera AG, Rodriguez L, Sales CM, Salzman G, Sarfati M, Savlania A, Schanzer A, Sharafuddin MJ, Sheahan M, Siada S, Siracuse JJ, Smith BK, Smith M, Soh I, Sorber R, Sundaram V, Sundick S, Tomita TM, Trinidad B, Tsai S, Vouyouka AG, Westin GG, Williams MS Jr, Wren SM, Yang JK, Yi J, Zhou W, Zia S, Woo K. Managing central venous access during a health care crisis. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Oct;72(4):1184-1195.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2020.06.112. Epub 2020 Jul 15. PMID: 32682063; PMCID: PMC7362805.
  7. Cohn BM, Bartus K, Tang GHL, Nguyen TC. Finding the Future: The 10 Commandments of Beating Heart Mitral Valve Repair. Innovations (Phila). 2020 Jan/Feb;15(1):17-21. doi: 10.1177/1556984519899638. Epub 2020 Feb 4. PMID: 32013682.
  8. DuBose JJ, Charlton-Ouw K, Starnes B, Saqib N, Quiroga E, Morrison J, Gewertz B, Azizzadeh A; AAST / Aortic Trauma Foundation Study Group. Do patients with minimal blunt thoracic aortic injury (BTAI) require TEVAR? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 Oct 16. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002995. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33075025.
  9. Estrera AL, Al Rustem H. Commentary “Everything Matters” on: Association of hernia with subsequent aortic aneurysm in geriatric patients. JTCVS. 2020 Feb 02. Doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.02.105
  10. Estrera AL, Sandhu HK, Miller CC, Charlton-Ouw K, Nguyen TC, Afifi RO, Azizzadeh A, Safi HJ. Repair of extensive aortic aneurysms: a single-center experience using the elephant trunk technique over 20 years. Ann Surg. 2014 Sep;260(3):510-6; discussion 517-8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000892. PMID: 25115427.
  11. Estrera AL, Tanaka A. Commentary: “More than a Cold Comfort” on: Total arch replacement with Y-graft arch reconstruction under hypothermic circulatory arrest and antegrade cerebral perfusion provides excellent short- and long-term outcomes in an experienced hand. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2020.06.023.
  12. Estrera AL. Commentary: “What’s in a name?” on: Early outcomes with a hybrid technique for repair of a non-A non-B aortic dissection. JTCVS DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.06.099.
  13. Estrera AL. Commentary: There is no “I” in team. JTCVS Techniques. 2020 Aug 11. Doi: 10.1016/j.xjtc.2020.07.034.
  14. Estrera AL. Commentary: What matters is what you do, not what you use. JTCVS. 2020 Sept 25 doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.09.081
  15. Goodenough CJ, Afifi RO, Prakash SK, Buja LM, Lamaris GA. Ulnar Artery Aneurysm as a Late Sequela of Marfan Syndrome [published online ahead of print, 2020 Mar 22]. J Hand Surg Am. 2020; S0363-5023(20)30057-5. doi:10.1016/j.jhsa.2020.01.010
  16. Hetz RA, Al-Rstum Z, Estrera AL. “Type A aortic dissection-Open with an open mind”. J Card Surg. 2020 Oct 8. doi: 10.1111/jocs.15102. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33032370.
  17. Khan-Makoid S, Tjaden BL Jr, Leake SS, McFall RG, Miller CC 3rd, Sandhu HK, Schmitt K, Charlton-Ouw KM. Fewer Cardiopulmonary Complications and Shorter Length of Stay in Anterolateral Thoracolumbar Spine Exposures Using a Small-Incision Specialized Retractor System. J Clin Med. 2020 Sep 27;9(10):E3119. doi: 10.3390/jcm9103119. PMID: 32992520.
  18. Kiser KA, Tanaka A, Sandhu HK, Miller CC 3rd, Leonard SD, Safi HJ, Estrera AL. Extensive cell salvage and postoperative outcomes following thoracoabdominal and descending aortic repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 18:S0022-5223(20)31412-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.06.005. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32711982.
  19. Lombardi JV, Hughes GC, Appoo JJ, Bavaria JE, Beck A, Cambria RP, Charlton-Ouw K, Eslami MH, Kim KM, Leshnower BJ, Maldonado T, Reece B, Wang GJ. Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) reporting standards for type B aortic dissections. JVS SVS/STS Standards Reporting Document, 2020 Jan 27. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2019.11.013.
  20. Martin GH, Saqib NU, Safi HJ. Treatment of an Infected, Bovine Pericardial Carotid Patch: Excision and Reconstruction with a Superficial Femoral Arterial Interposition Graft. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Aug 5:S0890-5096(20)30633-6. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2020.07.041. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32768534
  21. Nguyen TC. Thrombocytopenia-Associated Multiple Organ Failure. Crit Care Clin. 2020 Apr;36(2):379-390. doi: 10.1016/j.ccc.2019.12.010. PMID: 32172819.
  22. Nissen AP, Sandhu HK, Perlick AP, Wong VL, Smith TA, Smeds MR, Saqib NU, Martin GH, Miller CC 3rd, Charlton-Ouw KM. Heparin-bonded versus standard polytetrafluoroethylene arteriovenous grafts: A Bayesian perspective on a randomized controlled trial for comparative effectiveness. Surgery. 2020 Aug 25:S0039-6060(20)30456-6. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2020.07.013. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32859392.
  23. Nissen AP, Smith JA, Schmitto JD, Mariani S, Almeida RMS, Afoke J, Asai T, Luc JGY, Shapira OM, Mennander A, Tanaka A, Kaleda VI, Wan S, Wick A, Reichenspurner H, Cohn BM, Nguyen TC. Global perspectives on cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, and cardiac surgical training. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 28:S0022-5223(20)30218-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.12.111. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32111431.
  24. Nissen AP, Truong VTT, Alhafez BA, Puthumana JJ, Estrera AL, Body SC, Prakash SK; BAVCon Investigators; GenTAC Registry Investigators. Surgical repair of bicuspid aortopathy at small diameters: Clinical and institutional factors. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun;159(6):2216-2226.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.06.103. Epub 2019 Aug 22. PMID: 31543305; PMCID: PMC7035185.
  25. Patel RS, Nguyen S, Lee MT, Price MD, Krause H, Truong VTT, Sandhu HK, Charlton-Ouw KM, LeMaire SA, Coselli JS, Prakash SK. Clinical Characteristics and Long-Term Outcomes of Midaortic Syndrome. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Jul;66:318-325. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2019.12.039. Epub 2020 Jan 7. PMID: 31923594.
  26. Pizano A, Hirji SA, Nguyen TC. Severe Mitral Annular Calcification and Mitral Valve Surgery: An Algorithmic Approach to Management. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 25:S1043-0679(20)30148-9. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2020.05.021. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32464177.
  27. Pratt WB, Sandhu HK, Leake SS, Jamshidy I, Sola CN, Afifi RO, Safi HJ, Charlton-Ouw KM. Asymptomatic patients with unsuccessful percutaneous inferior vena cava filter retrieval rarely develop complications despite strut penetrations through the caval wall. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2020 Jan;8(1):54-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2019.03.017. Epub 2019 Jun 21. PMID: 31231059.
  28. Ray HM, Charlton-Ouw KM. Reply. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Sep;72(3):1156-1157. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2020.03.022. Epub 2020 Apr 4. PMID: 32259616.
  29. Ray HM, Charlton-Ouw KM. Response: The Dilemma of using MESS to Identify Predictors of Poor Outcomes in Extremity Vascular Trauma. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Apr 4. Doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2020.03.022
  30. Ray HM, Kuban JD, Tam AL, Huynh TT, Pisimisis GT. Percutaneous retrograde left external carotid artery coil embolization for management of hemorrhage from a persistent proatlantal intersegmental artery type 2. J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech. 2020 May 28;6(2):250-253. doi: 10.1016/j.jvscit.2020.02.015. PMID: 32490297; PMCID: PMC7261950.
  31. Sandhu HK, Tanaka A, Dahotre S, Charlton-Ouw KM, Miller CC 3rd, Estrera AL, Sheinbaum R, Safi HJ, Zhou SF.Sandhu HK, et al. Propensity and impact of autologous platelet rich plasma use in acute type A dissection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun;159(6):2288-2297.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.111. Epub 2019 Jun 15.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020. PMID: 31519411
  32. Sandhu HK, Tanaka A, Zaidi ST, et al. Impact of redo sternotomy on proximal aortic repair: Does previous aortic repair affect outcomes?. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159(5):1683-1691. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.089
  33. Saqib N, Ray H, Al Rstum Z, DuBose J, Azizzadeh A, Safi H. Coil embolization of a ruptured gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm presenting with hemosuccus pancreaticus. J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech.2020 Feb 12;6(1):67-70.
  34. Saqib NU, Ray HM, Al Rstum Z, Rommens KL, Safi HJ, Estrera AL. Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Ascending Aorta Secondary to Embolized Transcatheter Aortic Valve. Ann Thorac Surg.2020 Mar;109(3):e187-e189.
  35. Shalhub S, Byers PH, Hicks KL, Coleman DM, Davis FM, De Caridi G, Weaver KN, Miller EM, Schermerhorn ML, Shean K, Oderich G, Ribeiro M, Nishikawa C, Charlton-Ouw K, Behrendt CA, Debus ES, von Kodolitsch Y, Zarkowsky D, Powell RJ, Pepin M, Milewicz DM, Regalado ES, Lawrence PF, Woo K. A multi-institutional experience in vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome diagnosis. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Jan;71(1):149-157. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.04.487. Epub 2019 Jul 26. PMID: 31353273; PMCID: PMC7245161.
  36. Shivamurthy, P., Vejpongsa, P., Gurung, S., Jacob, R., Zhao, Y., Anderson, H.V., Balan, P., Nguyen, T.C., Estrera, A.L., Dougherty, A.H., Smalling, R.W. and Dhoble, A. (2020), Validation of scoring system predicting permanent pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/pace.13910.
  37. Tanaka A, Afifi RO, Safi HJ, Estrera AL. Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a Patient With Takayasu Arteritis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb;109(2):e91-e93. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.117. Epub 2019 Jun 27.
  38. Tanaka A, Al-Rstum Z, Leonard SD, Gardiner BD, Yazij I, Sandhu HK, Miller CC 3rd, Safi HJ, Estrera AL. Intraoperative Intercostal Nerve Cryoanalgesia Improves Pain Control After Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repairs. Ann Thorac Surg.2020 Jan;109(1):249-254. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.07.083. Epub 2019 Sep 12.
  39. Tanaka A, Al-Rstum Z, Zhou N, Hassan M, Sandhu HK, Miller CC 3rd, Safi HJ, Estrera AL. Feasibility and Durability of the Modified Cabrol Coronary Artery Reattachment Technique. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 16:S0003-4975(20)30939-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.04.125. Online ahead of print. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020. PMID: 32561313
  40. Tanaka A, Ornekian V, Estrera AL. Limited repair with tear-oriented approach for type A aortic dissection. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2020 Jan 23.
  41. Tanaka A. Saqib N, Estrera A, Safi H, Charlton-Ouw K. Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in the Endovascular Era. Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, EdiziFoni Minerva Medic 2020 Mar 27 doi: 10.23736/S1824-4777.19.01428-1

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