Cardiac Surgery Publications

Humphrey JD, Tellides G: Central Artery Stiffness and Thoracic Aortopathy. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Nov 9; 2018 Nov 9. PMID: 30412443

Sotolongo A, Geirsson A: A Glimpse into the Heart: Innovative Cardioscope Captures Stunning Views of a Heart in Motion. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 9; 2018 Nov 9. PMID: 30415029

Zhong X, Liang M, Sanchez R, Yu M, Budd PR, Sprague JL, Dewar MA: On the effect of electronic patient portal on primary care utilization and appointment adherence. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2018 Oct 16; 2018 Oct 16. PMID: 30326876

Bin Mahmood SU, Nguemeni Tiako MJ, Mori M, Elefteriades JA, Bonde P, Geirsson A, Yun JJ: Isolated Tricuspid Valvectomy: A Series of cases with Intravenous Drug Abuse Associated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 8; 2018 Oct 8. PMID: 30296813

Mori M, Shioda K, Wang X, Mangi AA, Yun JJ, Darr U, Elefteriades JA, Geirsson A: Perioperative Risk Profiles and Volume-Outcome Relationships in Proximal Thoracic Aortic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct; 2018 Jul 2. PMID: 29969620

Somlo DRM, Repenning NP, Mangi AA: In-Hospital Delays Result in Worse Patient Outcomes and Higher Cost After Cardiac Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct; 2018 Aug 16. PMID: 29908198

Greaves SW, Dye L 3rd, Aranda PS, Cain MT, Haasler GB, Almassi GH, Pagel PS, Kreibich M, Beyersdorf F, Elefteriades JA: Perioperative Management of a Large Idiopathic Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm Without Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 Oct; 2018 May 4. PMID: 29887125

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Does the brain need an enema during deep hypothermic circulatory arrest? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct; 2018 Jun 8. PMID: 30257280

Erben Y, Brownstein AJ, Rajaee S, Li Y, Rizzo JA, Mojibian H, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Natural history and management of splanchnic artery aneurysms in a single tertiary referral center. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Oct; 2018 Mar 21. PMID: 29573962

Mori M, Bin Mahmood SU, Geirsson A, Yun JJ, Cleman MW, Forrest JK, Mangi AA: Trends in volume and risk profiles of patients undergoing isolated surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Sep 30; 2018 Sep 30. PMID: 30269424

Geirsson A, Shioda K, Olsson C, Ahlsson A, Gunn J, Hansson EC, Hjortdal V, Jeppsson A, Mennander A, Wickbom A, Zindovic I, Gudbjartsson T: Differential outcomes of open and clamp-on distal anastomosis techniques in acute type A aortic dissection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 29; 2018 Sep 29. PMID: 30401530

Craig M, Ottaway G, Dewar M: Rest on it: Awake quiescence facilitates insight. Cortex. 2018 Sep 27; 2018 Sep 27. PMID: 30388441

Yun JJ, Liu XY, Deng W, Chu XQ, Shen ZL, Loh TP: Chromium(III)-Catalyzed Addition of Water and Alcohol to α,β-Unsaturated Ketones for the Synthesis of β-Hydroxyl and β-Alkoxyl Ketones in Aqueous Media. J Org Chem. 2018 Sep 21; 2018 Aug 27. PMID: 30110165

Mori M, Geirsson A: Antiplatelet Therapy After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. JAMA. 2018 Sep 11. PMID: 30208448

Ferruzzi J, Di Achille P, Tellides G, Humphrey JD: Combining in vivo and in vitro biomechanical data reveals key roles of perivascular tethering in central artery function. PLoS One. 2018; 2018 Sep 7. PMID: 30192758

Nguemeni Tiako MJ, Mori M, Geirsson A: Nuanced Approach to Surgical Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 4; 2018 Sep 4. PMID: 30194000

Tsiouris A, Budev MM, Yun JJ: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation in the United States: A Multicenter Survey. ASAIO J. 2018 Sep/Oct. PMID: 29251631

Pan E, Gudbjartsson T, Ahlsson A, Fuglsang S, Geirsson A, Hansson EC, Hjortdal V, Jeppsson A, Järvelä K, Mennander A, Nozohoor S, Olsson C, Wickbom A, Zindovic I, Gunn J: Low rate of reoperations after acute type A aortic dissection repair from The Nordic Consortium Registry. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep; 2018 Apr 12. PMID: 29753501

Nguemeni Tiako MJ, Mori M, Bin Mahmood SU, Shioda K, Mangi A, Yun J, Geirsson A: Recidivism Is the Leading Cause of Death Among Intravenous Drug Users Who Underwent Cardiac Surgery for Infective Endocarditis. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 27; 2018 Aug 27. PMID: 30165237

Waters BH, Park J, Bouwmeester JC, Valdovinos J, Geirsson A, Sample AP, Smith JR, Bonde P: Electrical power to run ventricular assist devices using the Free-range Resonant Electrical Energy Delivery system. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Aug 11; 2018 Aug 11. PMID: 30228086

Mariscalco G, Debiec R, Elefteriades JA, Samani NJ, Murphy GJ: Systematic Review of Studies That Have Evaluated Screening Tests in Relatives of Patients Affected by Nonsyndromic Thoracic Aortic Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Aug 7. PMID: 30371227

Geirsson A: Cannabis cures the spine. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 6; 2018 Aug 6. PMID: 30172587

Glintborg B, Lindström U, Aaltonen K, Kristianslund EK, Gudbjornsson B, Chatzidionysiou K, Askling J, Nordström D, Hetland ML, Di Giuseppe D, Dreyer L, Kristensen LE, Jørgensen TS, Eklund K, Grondal G, Ernestam S, Joensuu J, Törmänen M, Skydsgaard H, Hagfors J, Kvien TK, Lie E, Fagerli K, Geirsson AJ, Jonsson H, Provan SA, Krogh NS, Jacobsson L, On behalf of: the DANBIO Registry, Copenhagen, Denmark; the SRQ/ARTIS Registry, Stockholm, Sweden; the ROB-FIN Registry, Helsinki, Finland; the NOR-DMARD Registry, Oslo, Norway; the ICEBIO Registry, Reykjavik, Iceland.: Biological treatment in ankylosing spondylitis in the Nordic countries during 2010-2016: a collaboration between five biological registries. Scand J Rheumatol. 2018 Aug 2; 2018 Aug 2. PMID: 30070923

Borger MA, Fedak PWM, Stephens EH, Gleason TG, Girdauskas E, Ikonomidis JS, Khoynezhad A, Siu SC, Verma S, Hope MD, Cameron DE, Hammer DF, Coselli JS, Moon MR, Sundt TM, Barker AJ, Markl M, Della Corte A, Michelena HI, Elefteriades JA: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery consensus guidelines on bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy: Full online-only version. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug. PMID: 30011777

Elefteriades JA, Damberg A, Ziganshin BA: Everything old is new again. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug. PMID: 30011763

Borger MA, Fedak PWM, Stephens EH, Gleason TG, Girdauskas E, Ikonomidis JS, Khoynezhad A, Siu SC, Verma S, Hope MD, Cameron DE, Hammer DF, Coselli JS, Moon MR, Sundt TM, Barker AJ, Markl M, Della Corte A, Michelena HI, Elefteriades JA: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery consensus guidelines on bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy: Executive summary. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug. PMID: 30011756

Bouwmeester JC, Park J, Valdovinos J, Bonde P: Wave Intensity Analysis of Right Ventricular Function during Pulsed Operation of Rotary Left Ventricular Assist Devices. ASAIO J. 2018 Jul 16; 2018 Jul 16. PMID: 29863635

Angraal S, Khera R, Wang Y, Lu Y, Jean R, Dreyer RP, Geirsson A, Desai NR, Krumholz HM: Sex and Race Differences in the Utilization and Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Among Medicare Beneficiaries, 1999-2014. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jul 12; 2018 Jul 12. PMID: 30005557

Broderick P, Damberg A, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Alpha-stat versus pH-stat: We do not pay it much mind. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul. PMID: 29921102

Brownstein AJ, Erben Y, Rajaee S, Li Y, Rizzo JA, Mojibian H, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Natural history and management of renal artery aneurysms in a single tertiary referral center. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Jul; 2018 Feb 2. PMID: 29398313

Dewar MJ, Chin JL: Chronic renal pain: An approach to investigation and management. Can Urol Assoc J. 2018 Jun. PMID: 29875044

Carino D, Mori M, Pang PYK, Singh M, Elkinany S, Tranquilli M, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Direct axillary cannulation with open Seldinger-guided technique: is it safe? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jun 1. PMID: 29165599

Hasan S, Khan Z, Khan MS, Darr U, Javaid T, Ahmed R, Nawras A: Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as an Ampullary Mass: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Gastroenterology Res. 2018 Jun; 2018 May 31. PMID: 29915634

Carino D, Erben Y, Zafar MA, Singh M, Brownstein AJ, Tranquilli M, Rizzo J, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Open Replacement of the Thoracoabdominal Aorta: Short- and Long-term Outcomes at a Single Institution. Int J Angiol. 2018 Jun; 2018 May 23. PMID: 29896044

Carino D, Sarac TP, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Evolving Controversies and Uncertainties. Int J Angiol. 2018 Jun; 2018 May 29. PMID: 29896039

Prasad K, Elefteriades JA: Current Development in the Surgical Treatment Modalities of Aortic Aneurysms. Int J Angiol. 2018 Jun; 2018 May 17. PMID: 29896038

Dewar M, Kaestner L, Zikhali Q, Jehle K, Sinha S, Lazarus J: Investigating racial differences in clinical and pathological features of prostate cancer in South African men. S Afr J Surg. 2018 Jun. PMID: 30010267

Mori M, Geirsson A: Infective endocarditis: a mixed bag in need of a comprehensive classification system. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May 28; 2018 May 28. PMID: 29846572

Misra A, Feng Z, Chandran RR, Kabir I, Rotllan N, Aryal B, Sheikh AQ, Ding L, Qin L, Fernández-Hernando C, Tellides G, Greif DM: Integrin beta3 regulates clonality and fate of smooth muscle-derived atherosclerotic plaque cells. Nat Commun. 2018 May 25; 2018 May 25. PMID: 29802249

Sinha S, Jaumdally SZ, Cassim F, Wicht J, Kaestner L, Panackal A, Jehle CH, Govender P, De Jager S, De Wet E, Dewar M, Kolia ME, Salukazana S, Moolman C, Van den Heever AP, Kowlessur B, Pinto G, Lazarus J: Outcomes of outpatient ureteral stenting without fluoroscopy at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. S Afr Med J. 2018 May 25; 2018 May 25. PMID: 30004332

Bouwmeester JC, Park J, Geirsson A, Valdovinos J, Bonde P: Quantification of Pulsed Operation of Rotary Left Ventricular Assist Devices with Wave Intensity Analysis. ASAIO J. 2018 May 23; 2018 May 23. PMID: 29863632

Brownstein AJ, Rajaee S, Erben Y, Li Y, Rizzo JA, Lyall V, Mojibian H, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Natural history of aneurysmal aortic arch branch vessels in a single tertiary referral center. J Vasc Surg. 2018 May 23; 2018 May 23. PMID: 29803680

Ferruzzi J, Madziva D, Caulk AW, Tellides G, Humphrey JD: Compromised mechanical homeostasis in arterial aging and associated cardiovascular consequences. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2018 May 12; 2018 May 12. PMID: 29754316

Gudbjornsson B, Geirsson AJ, Krogh NS: Low starting dosage of infliximab with possible escalating dosage in psoriatic arthritis gives the same treatment results as standard dosage of adalimumab or etanercept: results from the nationwide Icelandic ICEBIO registry. Psoriasis (Auckl). 2018; 2018 May 4. PMID: 29765870

Mori M, Shioda K, Nguemeni Tiako MJ, Bin Mahmood SU, Mangi AA, Yun JJ, Darr U, Pang PYK, Geirsson A: Comparable perioperative outcomes and mid-term survival in prosthetic valve endocarditis and native valve endocarditis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May 2; 2018 May 2. PMID: 29726931

Crespo MM, McCarthy DP, Hopkins PM, Clark SC, Budev M, Bermudez CA, Benden C, Eghtesady P, Lease ED, Leard L, D'Cunha J, Wigfield CH, Cypel M, Diamond JM, Yun JJ, Yarmus L, Machuzak M, Klepetko W, Verleden G, Hoetzenecker K, Dellgren G, Mulligan M: ISHLT Consensus Statement on adult and pediatric airway complications after lung transplantation: Definitions, grading system, and therapeutics. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 May; 2018 Feb 7. PMID: 29550149

Damberg A, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Data support continued role for straight deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May. PMID: 29653656

Zafar MA, Li Y, Rizzo JA, Charilaou P, Saeyeldin A, Velasquez CA, Mansour AM, Bin Mahmood SU, Ma WG, Brownstein AJ, Tranquilli M, Dumfarth J, Theodoropoulos P, Thombre K, Tanweer M, Erben Y, Peterss S, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Height alone, rather than body surface area, suffices for risk estimation in ascending aortic aneurysm. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May; 2017 Dec 6. PMID: 29395211

Gryaznov AA, Ma WG, Erben Y, Zafar MA, Velasquez CA, Saeyeldin A, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Intraoperative descending aortic dissection during aortic root replacement: successful management. J Thorac Dis. 2018 May. PMID: 29997974

Craig M, Dewar M: Rest-related consolidation protects the fine detail of new memories. Sci Rep. 2018 May 1; 2018 May 1. PMID: 29717187

Erben Y, Trejo G, Brownstein AJ, Jean RA, Ziganshin BA, Carino D, Elefteriades JA, Maung AA: Endovascular thoracic aortic transection repair has equivalent survival to open repair after blunt thoracic aortic injury. Int Angiol. 2018 Apr; 2017 Dec 13. PMID: 29249118

Jacoby D, Rodonski A, Papoutsidakis N, Bonde P: Placing heart failure and diastolic dysfunction in the case of cardiac amyloid into perspective: what an amyloid heart really looks like. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Apr; 2017 Oct 26. PMID: 29075912

Khan Z, Darr U, Khan MA, Nawras M, Khalil B, Abdel-Aziz Y, Alastal Y, Barnett W, Sodeman T, Nawras A: Improving Internal Medicine Residents' Colorectal Cancer Screening Knowledge Using a Smartphone App: Pilot Study. JMIR Med Educ. 2018 Mar 13; 2018 Mar 13. PMID: 29535080

Chan BK, Turner PE, Kim S, Mojibian HR, Elefteriades JA, Narayan D: Phage treatment of an aortic graft infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Evol Med Public Health. 2018; 2018 Mar 8. PMID: 29588855

Goldsweig AM, Wang Y, Forrest JK, Cleman MW, Minges KE, Mangi AA, Aronow HD, Krumholz HM, Curtis JP: Ventricular septal rupture complicating acute myocardial infarction: Incidence, treatment, and outcomes among medicare beneficiaries 1999-2014. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Mar 7; 2018 Mar 7. PMID: 29513365

Helgadottir A, Thorleifsson G, Gretarsdottir S, Stefansson OA, Tragante V, Thorolfsdottir RB, Jonsdottir I, Bjornsson T, Steinthorsdottir V, Verweij N, Nielsen JB, Zhou W, Folkersen L, Martinsson A, Heydarpour M, Prakash S, Oskarsson G, Gudbjartsson T, Geirsson A, Olafsson I, Sigurdsson EL, Almgren P, Melander O, Franco-Cereceda A, Hamsten A, Fritsche L, Lin M, Yang B, Hornsby W, Guo D, Brummett CM, Abecasis G, Mathis M, Milewicz D, Body SC, Eriksson P, Willer CJ, Hveem K, Newton-Cheh C, Smith JG, Danielsen R, Thorgeirsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Stefansson K: Genome-wide analysis yields new loci associating with aortic valve stenosis. Nat Commun. 2018 Mar 7; 2018 Mar 7. PMID: 29511194

Letzen B, Park J, Tuzun Z, Bonde P: Design and Development of a Miniaturized Percutaneously Deployable Wireless Left Ventricular Assist Device: Early Prototypes and Feasibility Testing. ASAIO J. 2018 Mar/Apr. PMID: 28938307

Brownstein AJ, Kostiuk V, Ziganshin BA, Zafar MA, Kuivaniemi H, Body SC, Bale AE, Elefteriades JA: Genes Associated with Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection: 2018 Update and Clinical Implications. Aorta (Stamford). 2018 Feb; 2018 Jul 27. PMID: 30079932

Bin Mahmood SU, Ulrich A, Safdar B, Geirsson A, Mangi AA: Spontaneous rupture of the ascending aorta. J Card Surg. 2018 Feb; 2018 Feb 6. PMID: 29405382

Mori M, Shioda K, Yun JJ, Mangi AA, Darr U, Geirsson A: Pattern and predictors of dual antiplatelet use after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb; 2017 Sep 28. PMID: 29056263

Forrest JK, Mangi AA, Popma JJ, Khabbaz K, Reardon MJ, Kleiman NS, Yakubov SJ, Watson D, Kodali S, George I, Tadros P, Zorn GL 3rd, Brown J, Kipperman R, Saul S, Qiao H, Oh JK, Williams MR: Early Outcomes With the Evolut PRO Repositionable Self-Expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve With Pericardial Wrap. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Jan 22. PMID: 29348010

Mangi AA, Ramchandani M, Reardon M: Surgical Removal and Replacement of Chronically Implanted Transcatheter Aortic Prostheses: How I Teach It. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan. PMID: 29233330

Jiao Y, Gipson KE, Bonde P, Mangi A, Hagberg R, Rosinski DJ, Gross JB, Schonberger RB: Quantification of Postmembrane Gaseous Microembolization During Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. ASAIO J. 2018 Jan/Feb. PMID: 28557862

Gryaznov AA, Saeyeldin A, Abdelbaky M, Zafar MA, Tanweer M, Imran M, Papanikolaou D, Erben Y, Zefirova J, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Antithrombotic Therapy after Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: A Therapeutic Morass. Cardiology. 2018; 2018 Aug 23. PMID: 30138919

Mansour AM, Peterss S, Zafar MA, Rizzo JA, Fang H, Charilaou P, Ziganshin BA, Darr UM, Elefteriades JA: Prevention of Aortic Dissection Suggests a Diameter Shift to a Lower Aortic Size Threshold for Intervention. Cardiology. 2018; 2018 Jan 19. PMID: 29346780

Geirsson A, Ahlsson A, Franco-Cereceda A, Fuglsang S, Gunn J, Hansson EC, Hjortdal V, Jarvela K, Jeppsson A, Mennander A, Nozohoor S, Olsson C, Pan E, Wickbom A, Zindovic I, Gudbjartsson T: Hospital volumes and later year of operation correlates with better outcomes in acute Type A aortic dissection. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jan 1. PMID: 28977415

Gardarsdottir HR, Arnadottir LO, Adalsteinsson JA, Johannesdottir H, Helgadottir S, Hrafnkelsdottir TJ, Geirsson A, Gudbjartsson T: [Outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting in women in Iceland]. Laeknabladid. 2018 Juli. PMID: 29972134

Hoefeijzers S, Zeman A, Della Sala S, Dewar M: Capturing real-life forgetting in transient epileptic amnesia via an incidental memory test. Cortex. 2017 Dec 13; 2017 Dec 13. PMID: 29329640

Saeyeldin AA, Velasquez CA, Mahmood SUB, Brownstein AJ, Zafar MA, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Thoracic aortic aneurysm: unlocking the "silent killer" secrets. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 4; 2017 Dec 4. PMID: 29204794

Dumfarth J, Peterss S, Kofler M, Plaikner M, Ziganshin BA, Schachner T, Tranquilli M, Grimm M, Elefteriades JA: In DeBakey Type I Aortic Dissection, Bovine Aortic Arch Is Associated With Arch Tears and Stroke. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec; 2017 Aug 12. PMID: 28811002

Luo J, Qin L, Kural MH, Schwan J, Li X, Bartulos O, Cong XQ, Ren Y, Gui L, Li G, Ellis MW, Li P, Kotton DN, Dardik A, Pober JS, Tellides G, Rolle M, Campbell S, Hawley RJ, Sachs DH, Niklason LE, Qyang Y: Vascular smooth muscle cells derived from inbred swine induced pluripotent stem cells for vascular tissue engineering. Biomaterials. 2017 Dec; 2017 Sep 19. PMID: 28942128

Velasquez CA, Bin Mahmood SU, Zafar MA, Brownstein AJ, Saeyeldin A, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Precipitous Resolution of Type-A Intramural Hematoma with Medical Management in a Patient with Metastatic Stage 4 Renal Cell Carcinoma. Int J Angiol. 2017 Dec; 2017 Aug 24. PMID: 29142496

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Validation of the "V". J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec. PMID: 29132882

Zindovic I, Sjögren J, Ahlsson A, Bjursten H, Fuglsang S, Geirsson A, Ingemansson R, Hansson EC, Mennander A, Olsson C, Pan E, Ullén S, Gudbjartsson T, Nozohoor S: Recombinant factor VIIa use in acute type A aortic dissection repair: A multicenter propensity-score-matched report from the Nordic Consortium for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec; 2017 Aug 24. PMID: 28967418

Damberg A, Carino D, Charilaou P, Peterss S, Tranquilli M, Ziganshin BA, Rizzo JA, Elefteriades JA: Favorable late survival after aortic surgery under straight deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec; 2017 Aug 31. PMID: 28951082

Johannesdottir H, Arnadottir LO, Adalsteinsson JA, Axelsson TA, Sigurdsson MI, Helgadottir S, Helgason D, Gardarsdottir HR, Marteinsson SA, Geirsson A, Thorgeirsson G, Gudbjartsson T: Favourable long-term outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting in a nationwide cohort. Scand Cardiovasc J. 2017 Dec; 2017 Aug 13. PMID: 28805102

Alkully T, Darr U, Renno A, Tiwari A, Atallah J, Nawras A: Intractable Rectal Pain Secondary to Colonic Stent Placement in Patient With Advanced Pelvic Cancer Successfully Treated With Hypogastric Nerve Plexus Neurolysis. Am J Ther. 2017 Nov/Dec. PMID: 27606606

Velasquez CA, Zafar MA, Saeyeldin A, Bin Mahmood SU, Brownstein AJ, Erben Y, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Two-Stage Elephant Trunk approach for open management of distal aortic arch and descending aortic pathology in patients with Marfan syndrome. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov. PMID: 29270386

Bin Mahmood SU, Velasquez CA, Zafar MA, Saeyeldin AA, Brownstein AJ, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA, Mukherjee SK: Medical management of aortic disease in Marfan syndrome. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov. PMID: 29270377

Saeyeldin A, Zafar MA, Velasquez CA, Ip K, Gryaznov A, Brownstein AJ, Li Y, Rizzo JA, Erben Y, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Natural history of aortic root aneurysms in Marfan syndrome. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov. PMID: 29270374

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Tell me something I don't know. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov. PMID: 29270368

Tellides G: Further Evidence Supporting a Protective Role of Transforming Growth Factor-β (TGFβ) in Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 Nov. PMID: 29070536

Khan N, Vallarino C, Lissoos T, Darr U, Luo M: Risk of Malignancy in a Nationwide Cohort of Elderly Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. Drugs Aging. 2017 Nov. PMID: 29170864

Olsson C, Ahlsson A, Fuglsang S, Geirsson A, Gunn J, Hansson EC, Hjortdal V, Jarvela K, Jeppsson A, Mennander A, Nozohoor S, Wickbom A, Zindovic I, Gudbjartsson T: Medium-term survival after surgery for acute Type A aortic dissection is improving. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. PMID: 28957999

Khan Z, Darr U, Renno A, Tiwari A, Sofi A, Nawras A: Massive Upper and Lower GI Bleed from Simultaneous Primary (AL) Amyloidosis of the Stomach and Transverse Colon in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2017 Sep-Dec; 2017 Oct 30. PMID: 29282382

Carino D, Singh M, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Massive saccular aneurysm of the right sinus of Valsalva. Eur Heart J. 2017 Oct 21. PMID: 28369391

Khan Z, Darr U, Nawras M, Bawany M, Bieszczad J, Alaradi O, Nawras A: Pneumoperitoneum after Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography due to Rupture of Intrahepatic Bile Ducts and Glisson's Capsule in Hepatic Metastasis: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2017 Sep-Dec; 2017 Oct 6. PMID: 29118690

Savage S, Hoefeijzers S, Milton F, Streatfield C, Dewar M, Zeman A: The evolution of accelerated long-term forgetting: Evidence from the TIME study. Cortex. 2017 Oct 6; 2017 Oct 6. PMID: 29122206

Kristofik NJ, Qin L, Calabro NE, Dimitrievska S, Li G, Tellides G, Niklason LE, Kyriakides TR: Improving in vivo outcomes of decellularized vascular grafts via incorporation of a novel extracellular matrix. Biomaterials. 2017 Oct; 2017 Jun 22. PMID: 28667900

Liang L, Liu M, Martin C, Elefteriades JA, Sun W: A machine learning approach to investigate the relationship between shape features and numerically predicted risk of ascending aortic aneurysm. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2017 Oct; 2017 Apr 6. PMID: 28386685

Tsiouris A, Wilson L, Haddadin AS, Yun JJ, Mangi AA: Risk assessment and outcomes of vasoplegia after cardiac surgery. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct; 2017 Jun 13. PMID: 28612323

Braverman DW, Marcus BS, Wakim PG, Mercurio MR, Kopf GS: Health Care Professionals' Attitudes About Physician-Assisted Death: An Analysis of Their Justifications and the Roles of Terminology and Patient Competency. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Oct; 2017 Jul 15. PMID: 28716621

Ma WG, Zhang W, Zhu JM, Ziganshin BA, Zhi AH, Zheng J, Liu YM, Elefteriades JA, Sun LZ: Long-term outcomes of frozen elephant trunk for type A aortic dissection in patients with Marfan syndrome. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct; 2017 Jun 16. PMID: 28797584

Jiao Y, Li G, Li Q, Ali R, Qin L, Li W, Qyang Y, Greif DM, Geirsson A, Humphrey JD, Tellides G: mTOR (Mechanistic Target of Rapamycin) Inhibition Decreases Mechanosignaling, Collagen Accumulation, and Stiffening of the Thoracic Aorta in Elastin-Deficient Mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 Sep; 2017 Jul 27. PMID: 28751568

Wang T, O'Brien EC, Rogers JG, Jacoby DL, Chen ME, Testani JM, Bowles DE, Milano CA, Felker GM, Patel CB, Bonde PN, Ahmad T: Plasma Levels of MicroRNA-155 Are Upregulated with Long-Term Left Ventricular Assist Device Support. ASAIO J. 2017 Sep/Oct. PMID: 28319523

Velasquez CA, Singh M, Bin Mahmood SU, Brownstein AJ, Zafar MA, Saeyeldin A, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: The Effect of Blood Transfusion on Outcomes in Aortic Surgery. Int J Angiol. 2017 Sep; 2017 Jul 27. PMID: 28804230

Dewar M, Neroni MA, Zeman A, Beschin N, Della Sala S: Visual complexity accentuates picture-description deficit in amnesia. Neuropsychology. 2017 Sep; 2017 Jun 29. PMID: 28661172

Tiwari A, Sharma H, Qamar K, Khan Z, Darr U, Renno A, Nawras A: Celiac Disease Associated with a Benign Granulomatous Mass Demonstrating Self-Regression after Initiation of a Gluten-Free Diet. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2017 May-Aug; 2017 Aug 17. PMID: 29033765

Dewar ML, Arnould JPY, Allnutt TR, Crowley T, Krause L, Reynolds J, Dann P, Smith SC: Microbiota of little penguins and short-tailed shearwaters during development. PLoS One. 2017; 2017 Aug 14. PMID: 28806408

Pak S, Darr U, Khan Z, Kobalka A, Safadi Z, Dee C: Concurrent Occurrence of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Cureus. 2017 Aug 13; 2017 Aug 13. PMID: 29057174

Olafsson S, Stridh P, Bos SD, Ingason A, Euesden J, Sulem P, Thorleifsson G, Gustafsson O, Johannesson A, Geirsson AJ, Thorsson AV, Sigurgeirsson B, Ludviksson BR, Olafsson E, Kristjansdottir H, Jonasson JG, Olafsson JH, Orvar KB, Benediktsson R, Bjarnason R, Kristjansdottir S, Gislason T, Valdimarsson T, Mikaelsdottir E, Sigurdsson S, Jonsson S, Rafnar T, Aarsland D, Djurovic S, Fladby T, Knudsen GP, Celius EG, Myhr KM, Grondal G, Steinsson K, Valdimarsson H, Bjornsson S, Bjornsdottir US, Bjornsson ES, Nilsson B, Andreassen OA, Alfredsson L, Hillert J, Kockum IS, Masson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gudbjartsson DF, Stefansson H, Hjaltason H, Harbo HF, Olsson T, Jonsdottir I, Stefansson K: Fourteen sequence variants that associate with multiple sclerosis discovered by meta-analysis informed by genetic correlations. NPJ Genom Med. 2017; 2017 Aug 8. PMID: 29263835

Cui J, Qin L, Zhang J, Abrahimi P, Li H, Li G, Tietjen GT, Tellides G, Pober JS, Mark Saltzman W: Ex vivo pretreatment of human vessels with siRNA nanoparticles provides protein silencing in endothelial cells. Nat Commun. 2017 Aug 4; 2017 Aug 4. PMID: 28775323

Khan Z, Darr U, Renno A, Alkully T, Rafiq E, Sodeman T: Transient Descending Colocolonic Intussusception Due to a Large Fecaloma in an Adult. ACG Case Rep J. 2017; 2017 Aug 2. PMID: 28798942

Ma WG, Chou AS, Mok SCM, Ziganshin BA, Charilaou P, Zafar MA, Sieller RS, Tranquilli M, Rizzo JA, Elefteriades JA: Positive family history of aortic dissection dramatically increases dissection risk in family members. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 1; 2017 Apr 25. PMID: 28502736

Ma WG, Ziganshin BA, Guo CF, Zafar MA, Sieller RS, Tranquilli M, Elefteriades JA: Does BioGlue contribute to anastomotic pseudoaneurysm after thoracic aortic surgery? J Thorac Dis. 2017 Aug. PMID: 28932555

Mori M, Geirsson A: Relevance of Indications for CABG in Evaluating the Effect of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jul 25. PMID: 28728699

C Pak S, Darr U, Alastal Y, Yoon Y: Long Esophageal Stricture in a Brittle Diabetic. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol. 2017 Jul-Dec; 2017 Sep 29. PMID: 29201809

C Pak S, Alastal Y, Khan Z, Darr U: Viral Hepatitis in South Korea. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol. 2017 Jul-Dec; 2017 Sep 29. PMID: 29201801

Elefteriades JA, Peterss S, Nezami N, Gluck G, Sun W, Tranquilli M, Ziganshin BA: V-shape noncoronary sinus remodeling in ascending aortic aneurysm and aortic root ectasia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jul; 2016 Dec 19. PMID: 28139210

Chun N, Haddadin AS, Liu J, Hou Y, Wong KA, Lee D, Rushbrook JI, Gulaya K, Hines R, Hollis T, Nistal Nuno B, Mangi AA, Hashim S, Pekna M, Catalfamo A, Chin HY, Patel F, Rayala S, Shevde K, Heeger PS, Zhang M: Activation of complement factor B contributes to murine and human myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury. PLoS One. 2017; 2017 Jun 29. PMID: 28662037

Qiu C, Wang Y, Zhao H, Qin L, Shi Y, Zhu X, Song L, Zhou X, Chen J, Zhou H, Zhang H, Tellides G, Min W, Yu L: The critical role of SENP1-mediated GATA2 deSUMOylation in promoting endothelial activation in graft arteriosclerosis. Nat Commun. 2017 Jun 1; 2017 Jun 1. PMID: 28569748

Jiao Y, Li G, Korneva A, Caulk AW, Qin L, Bersi MR, Li Q, Li W, Mecham RP, Humphrey JD, Tellides G: Deficient Circumferential Growth Is the Primary Determinant of Aortic Obstruction Attributable to Partial Elastin Deficiency. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 May; 2017 Mar 2. PMID: 28254817

Peterss S, Mansour AM, Zafar MA, Thombre K, Rizzo JA, Ziganshin BA, Darr UM, Elefteriades JA: Elective surgery for ascending aortic aneurysm in the elderly: should there be an age cut-off? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 1. PMID: 28369431

Di Achille P, Tellides G, Humphrey JD: Hemodynamics-driven deposition of intraluminal thrombus in abdominal aortic aneurysms. Int J Numer Method Biomed Eng. 2017 May; 2016 Oct 7. PMID: 27569676

Bellini C, Bersi MR, Caulk AW, Ferruzzi J, Milewicz DM, Ramirez F, Rifkin DB, Tellides G, Yanagisawa H, Humphrey JD: Comparison of 10 murine models reveals a distinct biomechanical phenotype in thoracic aortic aneurysms. J R Soc Interface. 2017 May. PMID: 28490606

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Aortic arch mobile masses: "Carotid-equivalent" lesions deserving aggressive surgical treatment. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 May; 2017 Feb 1. PMID: 28245909

Darr U, Renno A, Alkully T, Khan Z, Tiwari A, Zeb W, Purdy J, Nawras A: Diagnosis of Pseudomyxoma peritonei via endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration: a case report and review of literature. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2017 May; 2017 Feb 3. PMID: 28155576

Zhu JM, Ma WG, Peterss S, Wang LF, Qiao ZY, Ziganshin BA, Zheng J, Liu YM, Elefteriades JA, Sun LZ: Aortic Dissection in Pregnancy: Management Strategy and Outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr; 2016 Nov 5. PMID: 27825688

Bellini C, Caulk AW, Li G, Tellides G, Humphrey JD: Biomechanical Phenotyping of the Murine Aorta: What Is the Best Control? J Biomech Eng. 2017 Apr 1. PMID: 28005132

Parve S, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Overview of the current knowledge on etiology, natural history and treatment of aortic dissection. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2017 Apr; 2017 Jan 25. PMID: 28124516

Peterss S, Charilaou P, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Assessment of survival in retrospective studies: The Social Security Death Index is not adequate for estimation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr; 2016 Sep 17. PMID: 27751584

Geirsson AJ, Valtysdottir ST, Sigvaldason A, Sigurdardottir M: [Tumors of unknown origin: Case report]. Laeknabladid. 2017 Apr. PMID: 28401875

Liu M, Aguele C, Darr U: Use of four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate for the mitigation of rivaroxaban-induced bleeding in an emergent coronary artery bypass graft. Clin Case Rep. 2017 May; 2017 Mar 28. PMID: 28469866

Peterss S, Bhandari R, Rizzo JA, Fang H, Kuzmik GA, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: The Aortic Root: Natural History After Root-Sparing Ascending Replacement in Nonsyndromic Aneurysmal Patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar; 2016 Sep 19. PMID: 27659602

Callahan RL, Kopf GS, Strauss JF 3rd, Tworoger SS: Tubal contraception and ovarian cancer risk: a global view. Contraception. 2017 Mar; 2016 Sep 9. PMID: 27621047

Darr U, Khan N: Treat to Target in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An Updated Review of Literature. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar. PMID: 28161818

Dumfarth J, Peterss S, Luehr M, Etz CD, Schachner T, Kofler M, Ziganshin BA, Ulmer H, Grimm M, Elefteriades JA, Mohr FW: Acute type A dissection in octogenarians: does emergency surgery impact in-hospital outcome or long-term survival? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 1. PMID: 28364444

Tripathi R, Sainathan S, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm from Chronic Antiestrogen Therapy. Int J Angiol. 2017 Mar; 2016 May 5. PMID: 28255218

Chou AS, Ma WG, Mok SC, Ziganshin BA, Peterss S, Rizzo JA, Tranquilli M, Elefteriades JA: Do Familial Aortic Dissections Tend to Occur at the Same Age? Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb; 2016 Aug 25. PMID: 27570161

Brownstein AJ, Ziganshin BA, Kuivaniemi H, Body SC, Bale AE, Elefteriades JA: Genes Associated with Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection: An Update and Clinical Implications. Aorta (Stamford). 2017 Feb; 2017 Feb 1. PMID: 28868310

Ceneri N, Zhao L, Young BD, Healy A, Coskun S, Vasavada H, Yarovinsky TO, Ike K, Pardi R, Qin L, Qin L, Tellides G, Hirschi K, Meadows J, Soufer R, Chun HJ, Sadeghi MM, Bender JR, Morrison AR: Rac2 Modulates Atherosclerotic Calcification by Regulating Macrophage Interleukin-1β Production. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 Feb; 2016 Nov 10. PMID: 27834690

Lee HS, Choi JH, Cui L, Li Y, Yang JM, Yun JJ, Jung JE, Choi W, Yoon KC: Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidative Effects of Camellia japonica on Human Corneal Epithelial Cells and Experimental Dry Eye: In Vivo and In Vitro Study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 Feb 1. PMID: 28245300

Mok SC, Ma WG, Mansour A, Charilaou P, Chou AS, Peterss S, Tranquilli M, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Twenty-five year outcomes following composite graft aortic root replacement. J Card Surg. 2017 Feb; 2016 Dec 14. PMID: 27966257

Bao Y, Al KF, Chanyi RM, Whiteside S, Dewar M, Razvi H, Reid G, Burton JP: Questions and challenges associated with studying the microbiome of the urinary tract. Ann Transl Med. 2017 Jan. PMID: 28217698

Hasan S, Khan Z, Darr U, Javaid T, Siddiqui N, Saleh J, Kobeissy A, Nawras A: Successful Endoscopic Treatment of Bouveret Syndrome in a Patient with Choledochoduodenal Fistula Complicating Duodenal Ulcer. Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2017; 2017 Jun 19. PMID: 28758036

Darr U, Khan Z, Ali Khan M, Renno A, Alkully T, Kamal S, Hammad T, Alastal Y, Imran Khan M, Nawras A: Diagnosis of Splenic Lymphoma by Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2017; 2017 Apr 30. PMID: 28540094

Darr U, Renno A, Khan Z, Alkully T, Moslim MA, Kamal S, Nawras A: Endoscopic Appearance of Oropharyngeal and Upper GI Kaposi's Sarcoma in an Immunocompromised Patient. Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2017; 2017 Feb 5. PMID: 28261507

Gates L, Chin JA, Bonde PN, Ochoa Chaar CI, Sumpio BE, Sarac TP: Explantation of infected aortic aneurysm and endograft with ascending aorta to mesenteric bypass for mesenteric ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Jan; 2016 May 13. PMID: 27183855

Johannesdottir RM, Gudbjartsson T, Geirsson A: [Surgical treatment for endocarditis in Iceland 1997-2003]. Laeknabladid. 2017 Februar. PMID: 28489014

Thordardottir TH, Geirsson AJ, Hansdottir S: [Vanishing lungs - a case report]. Laeknabladid. 2017 Mai. PMID: 28489009

Cui L, Lee HS, Li Y, Choi JH, Yun JJ, Jung JE, Choi W, Yoon KC: Experimental and Clinical Applications of Chamaecyparis obtusa Extracts in Dry Eye Disease. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2017; 2017 Dec 26. PMID: 29441148

Elefteriades JA, Kopf GS, Ziganshin BA: Minimalist' Trans-Aneurysmal Approach to Coronary Button Pseudoaneurysm. Aorta (Stamford). 2016 Dec; 2016 Dec 1. PMID: 28516104

Elefteriades JA, Zafar MA, Ziganshin BA: Iatrogenic Aortic Dissection: Review of the Literature. Aorta (Stamford). 2016 Dec; 2016 Dec 1. PMID: 28516102

Zafar MA, Pang PYK, Henry GA, Ziganshin BA, Tranquilli M, Elefteriades JA: Early Spontaneous Resolution of an Iatrogenic Acute Type A Aortic Dissection. Aorta (Stamford). 2016 Dec; 2016 Dec 1. PMID: 28516101

Melvinsdottir IH, Lund SH, Agnarsson BA, Sigvaldason K, Gudbjartsson T, Geirsson A: The incidence and mortality of acute thoracic aortic dissection: results from a whole nation study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Dec; 2016 Jun 22. PMID: 27334108

Tsiouris A, Wilson L, Sekar RB, Mangi AA, Yun JJ: Heart transplant outcomes in recipients of Centers for Disease Control (CDC) high risk donors. J Card Surg. 2016 Dec; 2016 Oct 23. PMID: 27774722

Zope A, Zope-Khalekar Y, Chitko SS, Kerudi VV, Patil HA, Bonde PV, Jaltare P, Dolas SG: Comparison of Self-Etch Primers with Conventional Acid Etching System on Orthodontic Brackets. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Dec; 2016 Dec 1. PMID: 28208997

Koprivanac M, Budev MM, Yun JJ, Kelava M, Pettersson GB, McCurry KR, Johnston DR, Mangi AA, Houghtaling PL, Blackstone EH, Murthy SC: How important is coronary artery disease when considering lung transplant candidates? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Dec; 2016 Mar 30. PMID: 27266805

Craig M, Wolbers T, Harris MA, Hauff P, Della Sala S, Dewar M: Comparable rest-related promotion of spatial memory consolidation in younger and older adults. Neurobiol Aging. 2016 Dec; 2016 Aug 31. PMID: 27689512

Qin L, Li G, Kirkiles-Smith N, Clark P, Fang C, Wang Y, Yu ZX, Devore D, Tellides G, Pober JS, Jane-Wit D: Complement C5 Inhibition Reduces T Cell-Mediated Allograft Vasculopathy Caused by Both Alloantibody and Ischemia Reperfusion Injury in Humanized Mice. Am J Transplant. 2016 Oct; 2016 Jun 14. PMID: 27104811

Kristofik N, Calabro NE, Tian W, Meng A, MacLauchlan S, Wang Y, Breuer CK, Tellides G, Niklason LE, Kyriakides TR: Impaired von Willebrand factor adhesion and platelet response in thrombospondin-2 knockout mice. Blood. 2016 Sep 22; 2016 Jul 28. PMID: 27471233

Chen PY, Qin L, Li G, Tellides G, Simons M: Fibroblast growth factor (FGF) signaling regulates transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ)-dependent smooth muscle cell phenotype modulation. Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 16; 2016 Sep 16. PMID: 27634335

Peterss S, Mansour AM, Ross JA, Vaitkeviciute I, Charilaou P, Dumfarth J, Fang H, Ziganshin BA, Rizzo JA, Adeniran AJ, Elefteriades JA: Changing Pathology of the Thoracic Aorta From Acute to Chronic Dissection: Literature Review and Insights. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Sep 6. PMID: 27585511

Gui L, Dash BC, Luo J, Qin L, Zhao L, Yamamoto K, Hashimoto T, Wu H, Dardik A, Tellides G, Niklason LE, Qyang Y: Implantable tissue-engineered blood vessels from human induced pluripotent stem cells. Biomaterials. 2016 Sep; 2016 Jun 14. PMID: 27336184

Quarrie R, Kopf GS, Hashim S: Left main coronary artery occlusion in an asymptomatic patient: late complication after arterial switch operation. J Card Surg. 2016 Sep; 2016 Jul 6. PMID: 27381672

Peterss S, Charilaou P, Dumfarth J, Li Y, Bhandari R, Tranquilli M, Rizzo JA, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Aortic valve disease with ascending aortic aneurysm: Impact of concomitant root-sparing (supracoronary) aortic replacement in nonsyndromic patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep; 2016 May 28. PMID: 27318616

Steele MM, Zahr RA, Kirshbom PM, Kopf GS, Karimi M: Quality of Life for Historic Cavopulmonary Shunt Survivors. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Sep. PMID: 27587501

Curtis AE, Smith TA, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: The Mystery of the Z-Score. Aorta (Stamford). 2016 Aug; 2016 Aug 1. PMID: 28097194

Peterss S, Dumfarth J, Rizzo JA, Bonaros N, Fang H, Tranquilli M, Schachner T, Ziganshin BA, Grimm M, Elefteriades JA: Sparing the aortic root in acute aortic dissection type A: risk reduction and restored integrity of the untouched root. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Aug; 2016 Feb 24. PMID: 26916934

Helgason D, Helgadottir S, Viktorsson SA, Orrason AW, Ingvarsdottir IL, Geirsson A, Gudbjartsson T: Acute kidney injury and outcome following aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug; 2016 Apr 28. PMID: 27127185

Erben Y, Mena-Hurtado C, Bonde P: "Raking-in Technique:" Removal Of Brachiocephalic Vein Thrombus Using AngioVac® Device Within A Stented Venous Segment. EJVES Short Rep. 2016; 2016 Jul 22. PMID: 28856311

Alton EWFW, Armstrong DK, Ashby D, Bayfield KJ, Bilton D, Bloomfield EV, Boyd AC, Brand J, Buchan R, Calcedo R, Carvelli P, Chan M, Cheng SH, Collie DS, Cunningham S, Davidson HE, Davies G, Davies JC, Davies LA, Dewar MH, Doherty A, Donovan J, Dwyer NS, Elgmati HI, Featherstone RF, Gavino J, Gea-Sorli S, Geddes DM, Gibson JSR, Gill DR, Greening AP, Griesenbach U, Hansell DM, Harman K, Higgins TE, Hodges SL, Hyde SC, Hyndman L, Innes JA, Jacob J, Jones N, Keogh BF, Limberis MP, Lloyd-Evans P, Maclean AW, Manvell MC, McCormick D, McGovern M, McLachlan G, Meng C, Montero MA, Milligan H, Moyce LJ, Murray GD, Nicholson AG, Osadolor T, Parra-Leiton J, Porteous DJ, Pringle IA, Punch EK, Pytel KM, Quittner AL, Rivellini G, Saunders CJ, Scheule RK, Sheard S, Simmonds NJ, Smith K, Smith SN, Soussi N, Soussi S, Spearing EJ, Stevenson BJ, Sumner-Jones SG, Turkkila M, Ureta RP, Waller MD, Wasowicz MY, Wilson JM, Wolstenholme-Hogg P, on behalf of the UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium: 2016 Jul. PMID: 27441329

Elefteriades JA, Charilaou P, Ziganshin BA: Reply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul. PMID: 27343512

Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Ambur V, Mangi AA, Chan E, Dauer E, Sjoholm LO, Pathak A, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Rappold JF: Noncardiac Surgical Procedures After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. ASAIO J. 2016 Jul-Aug. PMID: 26978709

Chen PY, Qin L, Li G, Tellides G, Simons M: Smooth muscle FGF/TGFβ cross talk regulates atherosclerosis progression. EMBO Mol Med. 2016 Jul; 2016 Jul 1. PMID: 27189169

Madke B, Kar S, Yadav N, Bonde P: Extrafacial melasma over forearms. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2016 Jul-Aug. PMID: 27559528

Tsiouris A, Elkinany S, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Open Seldinger-Guided Femoral Artery Cannulation Technique for Thoracic Aortic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun; 2016 Mar 5. PMID: 26952294

Zeeshan A, Zhu M, Elefteriades JA: Immediate Improvement in Severe Mitral Regurgitation After Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Insufficiency. Aorta (Stamford). 2016 Jun; 2016 Jun 1. PMID: 28097185

Iakoubova OA, Tong CH, Catanese J, Rowland CM, Luke MM, Tranquilli M, Elefteriades JA: KIF6 719Arg Genetic Variant and Risk for Thoracic Aortic Dissection. Aorta (Stamford). 2016 Jun; 2016 Jun 1. PMID: 28097184

Ferruzzi J, Bersi MR, Mecham RP, Ramirez F, Yanagisawa H, Tellides G, Humphrey JD: Loss of Elastic Fiber Integrity Compromises Common Carotid Artery Function: Implications for Vascular Aging. Artery Res. 2016 Jun; 2016 Apr 22. PMID: 27570569

Liu LY, Callahan B, Peterss S, Dumfarth J, Tranquilli M, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Neuromonitoring Using Motor and Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in Aortic Surgery. J Card Surg. 2016 Jun; 2016 May 19. PMID: 27193893

Ma WG, Zhang W, Wang LF, Zheng J, Ziganshin BA, Charilaou P, Pan XD, Liu YM, Zhu JM, Chang Q, Rizzo JA, Elefteriades JA, Sun LZ: Type A aortic dissection with arch entry tear: Surgical experience in 104 patients over a 12-year period. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun; 2015 Dec 13. PMID: 26856470

Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Guilt by association: a paradigm for detection of silent aortic disease. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 May. PMID: 27386404

Ferruzzi J, Murtada SI, Li G, Jiao Y, Uman S, Ting MY, Tellides G, Humphrey JD: Pharmacologically Improved Contractility Protects Against Aortic Dissection in Mice With Disrupted Transforming Growth Factor-β Signaling Despite Compromised Extracellular Matrix Properties. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2016 May; 2016 Mar 17. PMID: 26988590

Laur O, Brisco MA, Kula AJ, Cheng SJ, Mangi AA, Bellumkonda L, Jacoby DL, Coca S, Tang WH, Parikh CR, Testani JM: The Impact of Donor and Recipient Renal Dysfunction on Cardiac Allograft Survival: Insights Into Reno-Cardiac Interactions. J Card Fail. 2016 May; 2015 Nov 23. PMID: 26616578

Arsanious D, Khoury S, Martinez E, Nawras A, Filatoff G, Ajabnoor H, Darr U, Atallah J: Ultrasound-Guided Phrenic Nerve Block for Intractable Hiccups following Placement of Esophageal Stent for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Pain Physician. 2016 May. PMID: 27228533

Chou AS, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Computed Tomography Imaging Artifact Simulating Type A Aortic Dissection. Aorta (Stamford). 2016 Apr; 2016 Apr 1. PMID: 27757406

Misra A, Sheikh AQ, Kumar A, Luo J, Zhang J, Hinton RB, Smoot L, Kaplan P, Urban Z, Qyang Y, Tellides G, Greif DM: Integrin β3 inhibition is a therapeutic strategy for supravalvular aortic stenosis. J Exp Med. 2016 Mar 7; 2016 Feb 8. PMID: 26858344

Charilaou P, Ziganshin BA, Peterss S, Rajbanshi BG, Rajakaruna C, Zaza KJ, Salloum MN, Mukherjee A, Tranquilli M, Rizzo JA, Elefteriades JA: Current Experience With Acute Type B Aortic Dissection: Validity of the Complication-Specific Approach in the Present Era. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar; 2015 Oct 27. PMID: 26518373

Dolas SG, Chitko SS, Kerudi VV, Patil HA, Bonde PV: Simple and Efficient Technique for Correction of Unilateral Scissor Bite Using Straight Wire. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Mar; 2016 Feb 15. PMID: 27231682

Wong DJ, Lu DY, Protack CD, Kuwahara G, Bai H, Sadaghianloo N, Tellides G, Dardik A: Ephrin type-B receptor 4 activation reduces neointimal hyperplasia in human saphenous vein in vitro. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Mar; 2014 Oct 24. PMID: 25446283

Prasad K, Sarkar A, Zafar MA, Shoker A, Moselhi HE, Tranquilli M, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Advanced Glycation End Products and its Soluble Receptors in the Pathogenesis of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm. Aorta (Stamford). 2016 Feb; 2016 Feb 1. PMID: 27766267

Craig M, Dewar M, Harris MA, Della Sala S, Wolbers T: Wakeful rest promotes the integration of spatial memories into accurate cognitive maps. Hippocampus. 2016 Feb; 2015 Oct 1. PMID: 26235141

Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Komaroff E, Mangi AA: Right ventricular assist device results in worse post-transplant survival. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Feb; 2015 Oct 19. PMID: 26584755

Chou AS, Ziganshin BA, Charilaou P, Tranquilli M, Rizzo JA, Elefteriades JA: Long-term behavior of aortic intramural hematomas and penetrating ulcers. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb; 2015 Sep 16. PMID: 26496809

Geirsson A, Melvinsdottir IH, Arnorsson T, Myrdal G, Gudbjartsson T: [Outcomes of acute type A aortic dissection repairs in Iceland]. Laeknabladid. 2016 Feb. PMID: 26863252

Ziganshin BA, Theodoropoulos P, Salloum MN, Zaza KJ, Tranquilli M, Mojibian HR, Dahl NK, Fang H, Rizzo JA, Elefteriades JA: Simple Renal Cysts as Markers of Thoracic Aortic Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jan 8; 2016 Jan 8. PMID: 26746998

Zahr RA, Kirshbom PM, Kopf GS, Sainathan S, Steele MM, Elder RW, Karimi M: Half a Century's Experience With the Superior Cavopulmonary (Classic Glenn) Shunt. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan; 2015 Oct 23. PMID: 26603022

Repack A, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA, Mukherjee SK: Comparison of Quality of Life Perceived by Patients with Bioprosthetic versus Mechanical Valves after Composite Aortic Root Replacement. Cardiology. 2016; 2015 Sep 22. PMID: 26389590

Zeman A, Hoefeijzers S, Milton F, Dewar M, Carr M, Streatfield C: The GABAB receptor agonist, baclofen, contributes to three distinct varieties of amnesia in the human brain - A detailed case report. Cortex. 2016 Jan; 2015 Oct 26. PMID: 26599496

Zeman A, Dewar M, Della Sala S: Reflections on aphantasia. Cortex. 2016 Jan; 2015 Aug 25. PMID: 26383091

Lakshminarayana PH, Geeti AA, Darr UM, Kaufman DA: Can Transcutaneous CO2 Tension Be Used to Calculate Ventilatory Dead Space? A Pilot Study. Crit Care Res Pract. 2016; 2016 Sep 5. PMID: 27688911

Bonde P, Madke B, Kar S, Prasad K, Yadav N, Sonkusale P: Dermatoses due to Quackery: A Case Snippet and Concise Review of Literature. Indian J Dermatol. 2016 Jan-Feb. PMID: 26955099

Viktorsson SA, Helgason D, Orrason AW, Aspelund T, Sigurdsson MI, Geirsson A, Gudbjartsson T: Favorable Survival after Aortic Valve Replacement Compared to the General Population. J Heart Valve Dis. 2016 Jan. PMID: 27989077

Abrahimi P, Qin L, Chang WG, Bothwell AL, Tellides G, Saltzman WM, Pober JS: Blocking MHC class II on human endothelium mitigates acute rejection. JCI Insight. 2016; 2016 Jan 21. PMID: 26900601

Brynjarsdottir HB, Melvinsdottir IH, Gudbjartsson T, Geirsson A: [Results of operations for ascending aortic aneurysm in Iceland 2000-2014]. Laeknabladid. 2016 Desember. PMID: 27983516

Geirsson A, Ahlsson A, Franco-Cereceda A, Fuglsang S, Gunn J, Hansson EC, Hjortdal V, Jarvela K, Jeppsson A, Mennander A, Nozohoor S, Olsson C, Wickbom A, Zindovic I, Gudbjartsson T: The Nordic Consortium for Acute type A Aortic Dissection (NORCAAD): objectives and design. Scand Cardiovasc J. 2016 Oct - Dec; 2016 Sep 26. PMID: 27615395

Gudbjartsson T, Jeppsson A, Sjögren J, Steingrimsson S, Geirsson A, Friberg O, Dunning J: Sternal wound infections following open heart surgery - a review. Scand Cardiovasc J. 2016 Oct - Dec; 2016 May 20. PMID: 27102109

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Paradigm for Detecting Silent Thoracic Aneurysm Disease. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Winter; 2016 Oct 14. PMID: 28417864

DeAnda A Jr, Grossi EA, Balsam LB, Moon MR, Barlow CW, Navia DO, Ursomanno P, Ziganshin BA, Rabinovich AE, Elefteriades JA, Smith JA: The Chronobiology of Stanford Type A Aortic Dissections: A Comparison of Northern versus Southern Hemispheres. Aorta (Stamford). 2015 Dec; 2015 Dec 1. PMID: 27390746

Zeman A, Dewar M, Della Sala S: Lives without imagery - Congenital aphantasia. Cortex. 2015 Dec; 2015 Jun 3. PMID: 26115582

Oldham MA, Hawkins KA, Yuh DD, Dewar ML, Darr UM, Lysyy T, Lee HB: Cognitive and functional status predictors of delirium and delirium severity after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: an interim analysis of the Neuropsychiatric Outcomes After Heart Surgery study. Int Psychogeriatr. 2015 Dec; 2015 Oct 2. PMID: 26423721

Saffarzadeh A, Bonde P: Options for temporary mechanical circulatory support. J Thorac Dis. 2015 Dec. PMID: 26793330

Zhou J, Qin L, Yi T, Ali R, Li Q, Jiao Y, Li G, Tobiasova Z, Huang Y, Zhang J, Yun JJ, Sadeghi MM, Giordano FJ, Pober JS, Tellides G: Interferon-γ-mediated allograft rejection exacerbates cardiovascular disease of hyperlipidemic murine transplant recipients. Circ Res. 2015 Nov 6; 2015 Sep 23. PMID: 26399469

Ziganshin BA, Bailey AE, Coons C, Dykas D, Charilaou P, Tanriverdi LH, Liu L, Tranquilli M, Bale AE, Elefteriades JA: Routine Genetic Testing for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection in a Clinical Setting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov; 2015 Jul 15. PMID: 26188975

Tchouta LN, Bonde PN: The Quest for Nonthrombotic Surface Modifications to Achieve Hemocompatibility of Implantable Devices. ASAIO J. 2015 Nov-Dec. PMID: 26366685

Chen PY, Qin L, Baeyens N, Li G, Afolabi T, Budatha M, Tellides G, Schwartz MA, Simons M: Endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition drives atherosclerosis progression. J Clin Invest. 2015 Oct 26; 2015 Oct 26. PMID: 26517696

Xu SC, Canter L, Zeeshan A, Elefteriades JA: Deep Crater in Heavily Calcified Aortic Valve Leaflet: A "Smoking Gun" for Embolic Stroke. Aorta (Stamford). 2015 Oct; 2015 Oct 1. PMID: 27175368

Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Mangi AA, Hollenbach K, Dauer E, Sjoholm LO, Pathak A, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Rappold JF: Examining Noncardiac Surgical Procedures in Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. ASAIO J. 2015 Sep-Oct. PMID: 26102174

Craig M, Dewar M, Della Sala S, Wolbers T: Rest boosts the long-term retention of spatial associative and temporal order information. Hippocampus. 2015 Sep; 2015 Mar 17. PMID: 25620400

Curtis A, Smith T, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Ascending Aortic Proaneurysmal Genetic Mutations with Antiatherogenic Effects. Int J Angiol. 2015 Sep; 2015 Aug 17. PMID: 26417187

Rajbanshi BG, Charilaou P, Ziganshin BA, Rajakaruna C, Maryann T, Elefteriades JA: Management of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients With Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms. J Card Surg. 2015 Sep; 2015 Jul 30. PMID: 26228580

Alton EWFW, Armstrong DK, Ashby D, Bayfield KJ, Bilton D, Bloomfield EV, Boyd AC, Brand J, Buchan R, Calcedo R, Carvelli P, Chan M, Cheng SH, Collie DDS, Cunningham S, Davidson HE, Davies G, Davies JC, Davies LA, Dewar MH, Doherty A, Donovan J, Dwyer NS, Elgmati HI, Featherstone RF, Gavino J, Gea-Sorli S, Geddes DM, Gibson JSR, Gill DR, Greening AP, Griesenbach U, Hansell DM, Harman K, Higgins TE, Hodges SL, Hyde SC, Hyndman L, Innes JA, Jacob J, Jones N, Keogh BF, Limberis MP, Lloyd-Evans P, Maclean AW, Manvell MC, McCormick D, McGovern M, McLachlan G, Meng C, Montero MA, Milligan H, Moyce LJ, Murray GD, Nicholson AG, Osadolor T, Parra-Leiton J, Porteous DJ, Pringle IA, Punch EK, Pytel KM, Quittner AL, Rivellini G, Saunders CJ, Scheule RK, Sheard S, Simmonds NJ, Smith K, Smith SN, Soussi N, Soussi S, Spearing EJ, Stevenson BJ, Sumner-Jones SG, Turkkila M, Ureta RP, Waller MD, Wasowicz MY, Wilson JM, Wolstenholme-Hogg P, UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium.: Repeated nebulisation of non-viral CFTR gene therapy in patients with cystic fibrosis: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2b trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2015 Sep; 2015 Jul 3. PMID: 26149841

Badheka AO, Patel NJ, Panaich SS, Patel SV, Jhamnani S, Singh V, Pant S, Patel N, Patel N, Arora S, Thakkar B, Manvar S, Dhoble A, Patel A, Savani C, Patel J, Chothani A, Savani GT, Deshmukh A, Grines CL, Curtis J, Mangi AA, Cleman M, Forrest JK: Effect of Hospital Volume on Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Aug 15; 2015 May 21. PMID: 26092276

Jane-wit D, Surovtseva YV, Qin L, Li G, Liu R, Clark P, Manes TD, Wang C, Kashgarian M, Kirkiles-Smith NC, Tellides G, Pober JS: Complement membrane attack complexes activate noncanonical NF-κB by forming an Akt+ NIK+ signalosome on Rab5+ endosomes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Aug 4; 2015 Jul 20. PMID: 26195760

Ma WG, Zheng J, Sun LZ, Elefteriades JA: Open Stented Grafts for Frozen Elephant Trunk Technique: Technical Aspects and Current Outcomes. Aorta (Stamford). 2015 Aug; 2015 Aug 1. PMID: 27069943

Assaad S, Kyriakides T, Tellides G, Kim AW, Perkal M, Perrino A: Extravascular Lung Water and Tissue Perfusion Biomarkers After Lung Resection Surgery Under a Normovolemic Fluid Protocol. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Aug; 2014 Dec 18. PMID: 25922205

Choi JH, Cho SH, Yun JJ, Yu YB, Cho CW: Ethosomes and Transfersomes for Topical Delivery of Ginsenoside Rhl from Red Ginseng: Characterization and In Vitro Evaluation. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2015 Aug. PMID: 26369134

Jeong SJ, Choi BD, Lee HY, Hwang YH, Kim BH, Cho YI, Yun JJ, Lee BH, Jeong MJ: 660 nm Red LED Induces Secretory Leukocyte Protease Inhibitor (SLPI) in Lipopolysaccharide-Stimulated RAW264.7 Cell. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2015 Aug. PMID: 26369126

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Gratitude to the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection From the Aortic Community. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jul 28. PMID: 26205592

Abrahimi P, Chang WG, Kluger MS, Qyang Y, Tellides G, Saltzman WM, Pober JS: Efficient gene disruption in cultured primary human endothelial cells by CRISPR/Cas9. Circ Res. 2015 Jul 3; 2015 May 4. PMID: 25940550

Badheka AO, Singh V, Patel NJ, Arora S, Patel N, Thakkar B, Jhamnani S, Pant S, Chothani A, Macon C, Panaich SS, Patel J, Manvar S, Savani C, Bhatt P, Panchal V, Patel N, Patel A, Patel D, Lahewala S, Deshmukh A, Mohamad T, Mangi AA, Cleman M, Forrest JK: Trends of Hospitalizations in the United States from 2000 to 2012 of Patients >60 Years With Aortic Valve Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jul 1; 2015 Apr 16. PMID: 25983278

Nakanekar A, Bhople S, Gulhane H, Rathod S, Gulhane J, Bonde P: An ayurvedic approach in the management of Guillain-Barre syndrome: A case study. Anc Sci Life. 2015 Jul-Sep. PMID: 26600668

Melvinsdottir IH, Geirsson A: Myxomatous leaflet biological aberrations and potential therapeutic targets. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Jul. PMID: 26309845

Iddriss A, Ziganshin BA, Tranquilli M, Elefteriades JA: Chronic Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: 40-Year Follow-Up. J Card Surg. 2015 Jul; 2015 May 14. PMID: 25973650

Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Treatment of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: Role of Earlier Intervention. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Summer; 2015 Jul 28. PMID: 26686439

Karimi M, Kirshbom PM, Kopf GS, Steele MM, Sullivan JM: Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension in a Neonate With Transposition of Great Arteries and Intact Ventricular Septum: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2015 Jul. PMID: 26180166

Sastry P, Hughes V, Hayes P, Vallabhaneni S, Sharples L, Thompson M, Catarino P, Moorjani N, Vale L, Gray J, Cook A, Elefteriades JA, Large SR, ETTAA Collaborators.: The ETTAA study protocol: a UK-wide observational study of 'Effective Treatments for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm'. BMJ Open. 2015 Jun 2; 2015 Jun 2. PMID: 26038360

Dumfarth J, Chou AS, Ziganshin BA, Bhandari R, Peterss S, Tranquilli M, Mojibian H, Fang H, Rizzo JA, Elefteriades JA: Atypical aortic arch branching variants: A novel marker for thoracic aortic disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jun; 2015 Feb 14. PMID: 25802134

Elefteriades JA, Sang A, Kuzmik G, Hornick M: Guilt by association: paradigm for detecting a silent killer (thoracic aortic aneurysm). Open Heart. 2015; 2015 Apr 24. PMID: 25932333

Humphrey JD, Schwartz MA, Tellides G, Milewicz DM: Role of mechanotransduction in vascular biology: focus on thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections. Circ Res. 2015 Apr 10. PMID: 25858068

Huang Q, Zhou HJ, Zhang H, Huang Y, Hinojosa-Kirschenbaum F, Fan P, Yao L, Belardinelli L, Tellides G, Giordano FJ, Budas GR, Min W: Thioredoxin-2 inhibits mitochondrial reactive oxygen species generation and apoptosis stress kinase-1 activity to maintain cardiac function. Circulation. 2015 Mar 24; 2015 Jan 27. PMID: 25628390

Gudmundsdottir JF, Geirsson A, Hannesson P, Gudbjartsson T: Major ischaemic stroke caused by an air embolism from a ruptured giant pulmonary bulla. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Mar 5; 2015 Mar 5. PMID: 25743863

Ziganshin BA, Mukherjee SK, Elefteriades JA: Atenolol versus Losartan in Marfan's Syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2015 Mar 5. PMID: 25738681

Adamson RM, Mangi AA, Kormos RL, Farrar DJ, Dembitsky WP: Principles of HeartMate II implantation to avoid pump malposition and migration. J Card Surg. 2015 Mar; 2014 Dec 4. PMID: 25472467

Guo XM, Bonde P: Ruptured Pneumococcal Aortic Aneurysm Presenting as ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Case Report and Literature Review. Aorta (Stamford). 2015 Feb; 2015 Feb 1. PMID: 26798754

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Protecting the brain: do we know the way? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Feb; 2014 Sep 16. PMID: 25298147

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA, Rizzo JA, Fang H, Tranquilli M, Paruchuri V, Kuzmik G, Gubernikoff G, Dumfarth J, Charilaou P, Theodoropoulos P: Indications and imaging for aortic surgery: size and other matters. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Feb; 2014 Aug 4. PMID: 25218531

Tellides G, Pober JS: Inflammatory and immune responses in the arterial media. Circ Res. 2015 Jan 16. PMID: 25593276

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Reply: To PMID 24045075. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan. PMID: 25555975

Sauer CM, Yuh DD, Bonde P: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use has increased by 433% in adults in the United States from 2006 to 2011. ASAIO J. 2015 Jan-Feb. PMID: 25303799

Letzen BS, Matouk CC, Bonde P: Particle embolization for the treatment of life-threatening epistaxis in a left ventricular assist device patient. ASAIO J. 2015 Jan-Feb. PMID: 25248039

Paruchuri V, Salhab KF, Kuzmik G, Gubernikoff G, Fang H, Rizzo JA, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Aortic Size Distribution in the General Population: Explaining the Size Paradox in Aortic Dissection. Cardiology. 2015; 2015 May 14. PMID: 25997607

Dewar M, Hoefeijzers S, Zeman A, Butler C, Della Sala S: Impaired picture recognition in transient epileptic amnesia. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Jan; 2014 Dec 12. PMID: 25506793

Heon L, Kim HG, Kim BH, Yun JJ, Chung M, Ahn HG, Lee YS, Jung SC: Investigation on Sized-Regulated Iron Nanoparticles Prepared by Liquid Phase Plasma Reduction Process. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2015 Jan. PMID: 26328393

Lim L, Yun JJ, Jeong JE, Wi AJ, Song H: Inhibitory Effects of Nano-Extract from Dendropanax morbifera on Proliferation and Migration of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2015 Jan. PMID: 26328313

Lim L, Jang YS, Yun JJ, Song H: Phytoncide, Nanochemicals from Chamaecyparis obtusa, Inhibits Proliferation and Migration of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2015 Jan. PMID: 26328312

Gudbjartsson T, Andersen K, Danielsen R, Geirsson A, Thorgeirsson G: [Review on coronary artery disease--Part II: medical treatment, percutaneous interventions and myocardial revascularization]. Laeknabladid. 2015 Jan. PMID: 25682772

Hoefeijzers S, Dewar M, Della Sala S, Butler C, Zeman A: Accelerated long-term forgetting can become apparent within 3-8 hours of wakefulness in patients with transient epileptic amnesia. Neuropsychology. 2015 Jan; 2014 Aug 4. PMID: 25089646

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Examining the face of aortic dissection outside the Western world. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Dec; 2014 Oct 13. PMID: 25433883

Elefteriades JA, Ziganshin BA: Brain protection in aortic arch surgery: antegrade cerebral perfusion and retrograde cerebral perfusion need a tougher row to hoe. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Dec; 2014 Sep 18. PMID: 25312234

Gudbjartsson T, Andersen K, Danielsen R, Geirsson A, Thorgeirsson G: [Review on coronary artery disease - part I: epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation and work-up]. Laeknabladid. 2014 Dec. PMID: 25519463

Arnadottir LO, Axelsson TA, Helgason D, Johannesdottir H, Adalsteinsson JA, Geirsson A, Sigurdsson AF, Gudbjartsson T: [Outcome of myocardial revascularisation in patients fifty years old and younger]. Laeknabladid. 2014 Dec. PMID: 25519461

Gao F, Chambon P, Tellides G, Kong W, Zhang X, Li W: Disruption of TGF-β signaling in smooth muscle cell prevents flow-induced vascular remodeling. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2014 Nov 7; 2014 Oct 24. PMID: 25451249

Gao F, Chambon P, Offermanns S, Tellides G, Kong W, Zhang X, Li W: Disruption of TGF-β signaling in smooth muscle cell prevents elastase-induced abdominal aortic aneurysm. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2014 Nov 7; 2014 Oct 18. PMID: 25450370

Mody PS, Wang Y, Geirsson A, Kim N, Desai MM, Gupta A, Dodson JA, Krumholz HM: Trends in aortic dissection hospitalizations, interventions, and outcomes among medicare beneficiaries in the United States, 2000-2011. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 Nov; 2014 Oct 21. PMID: 25336626

Rajakaruna C, Rodriguez GM, Rajbanshi BG, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Novel technique for delayed sternal closure: soft tissue approximation with substernal bridge. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Nov; 2014 Sep 6. PMID: 25282657

Gudmundsdottir JF, Ragnarsson S, Geirsson A, Danielsen R, Gudbjartsson T: [Surgical outcome of mitral valve repair in Iceland 2001-2012]. Laeknabladid. 2014 Nov. PMID: 25413887

Glintborg B, Gudbjornsson B, Krogh NS, Omerovic E, Manilo N, Holland-Fischer M, Lindegaard HM, Loft AG, Nordin H, Johnsen L, Oeftiger SF, Hansen A, Rasmussen C, Grondal G, Geirsson AJ, Hetland ML: Impact of different infliximab dose regimens on treatment response and drug survival in 462 patients with psoriatic arthritis: results from the nationwide registries DANBIO and ICEBIO. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2014 Nov; 2014 Jun 17. PMID: 24939677

Dewar M, Alber J, Cowan N, Della Sala S: Boosting long-term memory via wakeful rest: intentional rehearsal is not necessary, consolidation is sufficient. PLoS One. 2014; 2014 Oct 15. PMID: 25333957

Stretch R, Sauer CM, Yuh DD, Bonde P: National trends in the utilization of short-term mechanical circulatory support: incidence, outcomes, and cost analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Oct 7. PMID: 25277608

Dumfarth J, Plaikner M, Krapf C, Bonaros N, Semsroth S, Rizzo JA, Fang H, Grimm M, Elefteriades JA, Schachner T: Bovine aortic arch: predictor of entry site and risk factor for neurologic injury in acute type a dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct; 2014 Aug 20. PMID: 25149052

Perdomo J, Yuh DD, Bonde P: Aspergillus Pseudoaneurysm Post Aortic Valve Replacement. Aorta (Stamford). 2014 Oct; 2014 Oct 1. PMID: 26798740

Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Surgical management of thoracoabdominal aneurysms. Heart. 2014 Oct. PMID: 25092876

Adalsteinsson JA, Axelsson TA, Helgason D, Arnadottir LO, Johannesdottir H, Geirsson A, Andersen K, Gudbjartsson T: [Early outcome in diabetic patients following coronary artery bypass grafting]. Laeknabladid. 2014 Oct. PMID: 25310039

Chen PY, Qin L, Tellides G, Simons M: Fibroblast growth factor receptor 1 is a key inhibitor of TGFβ signaling in the endothelium. Sci Signal. 2014 Sep 23; 2014 Sep 23. PMID: 25249657

Chau K, Elefteriades JA: Ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms protect against myocardial infarctions. Int J Angiol. 2014 Sep. PMID: 25317029

Assi R, Youssef SJ, Almarzooq Z, Al-Raweshidy Y, Hashim PW, Geirsson A, Hashim SW: The "free" right internal thoracic artery: a versatile and durable conduit. J Card Surg. 2014 Sep; 2014 Jul 19. PMID: 25040250

Ziganshin BA, Rajbanshi BG, Tranquilli M, Fang H, Rizzo JA, Elefteriades JA: Straight deep hypothermic circulatory arrest for cerebral protection during aortic arch surgery: Safe and effective. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep; 2014 May 16. PMID: 25052822

Ma WG, Zheng J, Zhang W, Sun K, Ziganshin BA, Wang LF, Qi RD, Liu YM, Zhu JM, Chang Q, Elefteriades JA, Sun LZ: Frozen elephant trunk with total arch replacement for type A aortic dissections: Does acuity affect operative mortality? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep; 2014 Jun 8. PMID: 25043867

Hoskuldsdottir A, Kristvinsson H, Gudjonsson H, Geirsson A, Gudbjartsson T: [Mediastinal parathyroid cyst - a case report]. Laeknabladid. 2014 Sep. PMID: 25242814

Alber J, Della Sala S, Dewar M: Minimizing interference with early consolidation boosts 7-day retention in amnesic patients. Neuropsychology. 2014 Sep; 2014 May 12. PMID: 24819064

Liu R, Jin Y, Tang W, Qin L, Zhang X, Tellides G, Hwa J, Yu J, Martin KA: Response to letter regarding article, "ten-eleven translocation-2 (TET2) is a master regulator of smooth muscle cell plasticity". Circulation. 2014 Aug 19. PMID: 25135133

Lampropulos JF, Kim N, Wang Y, Desai MM, Barreto-Filho JA, Dodson JA, Dries DL, Mangi AA, Krumholz HM: Trends in left ventricular assist device use and outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries, 2004-2011. Open Heart. 2014; 2014 Aug 5. PMID: 25332817

Pober JS, Jane-wit D, Qin L, Tellides G: Interacting mechanisms in the pathogenesis of cardiac allograft vasculopathy. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Aug; 2014 Jun 5. PMID: 24903097

Dewar ML, Arnould JP, Krause L, Dann P, Smith SC: Interspecific variations in the faecal microbiota of Procellariiform seabirds. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2014 Jul; 2014 Apr 28. PMID: 24684257

Dewar ML, Arnould JP, Krause L, Trathan P, Dann P, Smith SC: Influence of fasting during moult on the faecal microbiota of penguins. PLoS One. 2014; 2014 Jun 30. PMID: 24979619

Penciu OM, Mojibian H, Sugeng L, Cleman M, Brennan J, DePasquale E, McKenna W, Bonde P, Jacoby D: Anomalous left coronary artery in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jun. PMID: 24882306

Taghavi S, Jayarajan SN, Komaroff E, Mangi AA: Continuous flow left ventricular assist device technology has influenced wait times and affected donor allocation in cardiac transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jun; 2014 Feb 12. PMID: 24613158

Humphrey JD, Milewicz DM, Tellides G, Schwartz MA: Cell biology. Dysfunctional mechanosensing in aneurysms. Science. 2014 May 2. PMID: 24786066

Tolenaar JL, Eagle KA, Jonker FH, Moll FL, Elefteriades JA, Trimarchi S: Partial thrombosis of the false lumen influences aortic growth in type B dissection. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 May. PMID: 24967166

Ziganshin BA, Dumfarth J, Elefteriades JA: Natural history of Type B aortic dissection: ten tips. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 May. PMID: 24967163

Long EF, Swain GW, Mangi AA: Comparative survival and cost-effectiveness of advanced therapies for end-stage heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 May; 2014 Feb 21. PMID: 24563450

Iakoubova OA, Tong CH, Rowland CM, Luke MM, Garcia VE, Catanese JJ, Moomiaie RM, Sotonyi P, Ascady G, Nikas D, Dedelias P, Tranquilli M, Elefteriades JA: Genetic variants in FBN-1 and risk for thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection. PLoS One. 2014; 2014 Apr 17. PMID: 24743685

Yan TD, Tian DH, LeMaire SA, Hughes GC, Chen EP, Misfeld M, Griepp RB, Kazui T, Bannon PG, Coselli JS, Elefteriades JA, Kouchoukos NT, Underwood MJ, Mathew JP, Mohr FW, Oo A, Sundt TM, Bavaria JE, Di Bartolomeo R, Di Eusanio M, Trimarchi S, International Aortic Arch Surgery Study Group.: Standardizing clinical end points in aortic arch surgery: a consensus statement from the International Aortic Arch Surgery Study Group. Circulation. 2014 Apr 15. PMID: 24733540

Craig M, Della Sala S, Dewar M: Autobiographical thinking interferes with episodic memory consolidation. PLoS One. 2014; 2014 Apr 15. PMID: 24736665

Chen PY, Qin L, Zhuang ZW, Tellides G, Lax I, Schlessinger J, Simons M: The docking protein FRS2α is a critical regulator of VEGF receptors signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Apr 15; 2014 Apr 2. PMID: 24706887

Wang JX, Smith JR, Bonde P: Energy transmission and power sources for mechanical circulatory support devices to achieve total implantability. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr; 2014 Feb 12. PMID: 24530103

Rizzo JA, Chen J, Fang H, Ziganshin BA, Elefteriades JA: Statistical Challenges in Identifying Risk Factors for Aortic Disease. Aorta (Stamford). 2014 Apr; 2014 Apr 1. PMID: 26798715

Ziganshin BA, Williams FE, Tranquilli M, Elefteriades JA: Midterm experience with modified Cabrol procedure: safe and durable for complex aortic root replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr; 2013 Apr 26. PMID: 23628496

Wang C, Qin L, Manes TD, Kirkiles-Smith NC, Tellides G, Pober JS: Rapamycin antagonizes TNF induction of VCAM-1 on endothelial cells by inhibiting mTORC2. J Exp Med. 2014 Mar 10; 2014 Feb 10. PMID: 24516119

Li W, Li Q, Jiao Y, Qin L, Ali R, Zhou J, Ferruzzi J, Kim RW, Geirsson A, Dietz HC, Offermanns S, Humphrey JD, Tellides G: Tgfbr2 disruption in postnatal smooth muscle impairs aortic wall homeostasis. J Clin Invest. 2014 Feb; 2014 Jan 9. PMID: 24401272

Stafford T, Dewar M: Tracing the trajectory of skill learning with a very large sample of online game players. Psychol Sci. 2014 Feb; 2013 Dec 30. PMID: 24379154

Qin L, Huang Q, Zhang H, Liu R, Tellides G, Min W, Yu L: SOCS1 prevents graft arteriosclerosis by preserving endothelial cell function. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jan 7-14; 2013 Aug 28. PMID: 23994402

Geirsson A: Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jan. PMID: 24384166

Bellumkonda L, Subrahmanyan L, Jacoby D, Bonde P: Left ventricular assist device pump thrombosis: is there a role for glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors? ASAIO J. 2014 Jan-Feb. PMID: 24335386

Waters BH, Smith JR, Bonde P: Innovative Free-range Resonant Electrical Energy Delivery system (FREE-D System) for a ventricular assist device using wireless power. ASAIO J. 2014 Jan-Feb. PMID: 24299972

Stretch R, Bonde P: Successful use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for respiratory failure in pulmonary chronic graft-versus-host disease. ASAIO J. 2014 Jan-Feb. PMID: 24281123

Chau KH, Bender JR, Elefteriades JA: Silver lining in the dark cloud of aneurysm disease. Cardiology. 2014; 2014 Jun 17. PMID: 24942201

Yan TD, Tian DH, LeMaire SA, Misfeld M, Elefteriades JA, Chen EP, Hughes GC, Kazui T, Griepp RB, Kouchoukos NT, Bannon PG, Underwood MJ, Mohr FW, Oo A, Sundt TM, Bavaria JE, Di Bartolomeo R, Di Eusanio M, Roselli EE, Beyersdorf F, Carrel TP, Corvera JS, Della Corte A, Ehrlich M, Hoffman A, Jakob H, Matalanis G, Numata S, Patel HJ, Pochettino A, Safi HJ, Estrera A, Perreas KG, Sinatra R, Trimarchi S, Sun LZ, Tabata M, Wang C, Haverich A, Shrestha M, Okita Y, Coselli J: The ARCH Projects: design and rationale (IAASSG 001). Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Jan; 2013 Dec 1. PMID: 24296985