Kenton J Zehr

Associate Professor

1989 …2018
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Research Output 1989 2018

2018

A Comprehensive Risk Score to Predict Prolonged Hospital Length of Stay After Heart Transplantation

Crawford, T. C., Magruder, J. T., Grimm, J. C., Suarez-Pierre, A., Patel, N., Sciortino, C. M., Zehr, K. J., Mandal, K., Tedford, R. J., Russell, S. D., Conte, J. V., Higgins, R., Cameron, D. E. & Whitman, G., Jan 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 105, 1, p. 83-90 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Length of Stay
Hospitalization
Transplants
Cold Ischemia

A Contemporary Analysis of Heart Transplantation and Bridge-to-Transplant Mechanical Circulatory Support Outcomes in Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Crawford, T. C., Okada, D. R., Magruder, J. T., Fraser, C., Patel, N., Houston, B. A., Whitman, G., Mandal, K., Zehr, K. J., Higgins, R., Chen, E., Tandri, H., Kasper, E. K., Tedford, R. J., Russell, S. D. & Gilotra, N., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiac Failure.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Sarcoidosis
Transplants
Survival
Mortality

Cognitive Decline after Delirium in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Brown, C., Probert, J., Healy, R., Parish, M., Nomura, Y., Yamaguchi, A., Tian, J., Zehr, K. J., Mandal, K., Kamath, V., Neufeld, K. J. & Hogue, C. W., Sep 1 2018, In : Anesthesiology. 129, 3, p. 406-416 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delirium
Thoracic Surgery
Cognitive Dysfunction
Confusion
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Geographic Information Systems
Atrial Fibrillation
2017

Complications After Cardiac Operations: All Are Not Created Equal

Crawford, T. C., Magruder, J. T., Grimm, J. C., Suarez-Pierre, A., Sciortino, C. M., Mandal, K., Zehr, K. J., Conte, J. V., Higgins, R., Cameron, D. E. & Whitman, G., Jan 1 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 103, 1, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Mortality
Reoperation
Thoracic Surgery
Renal Insufficiency

Robotic-assisted microvascular surgery: skill acquisition in a rat model

Clarke, N. S., Price, J., Boyd, T., Salizzoni, S., Zehr, K. J., Nieponice, A. & Bajona, P., Aug 10 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Robotic Surgery. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Learning Curve
Microsurgery
Exercise
Aptitude

The Paradoxical Relationship Between Donor Distance and Survival After Heart Transplantation

Crawford, T. C., Magruder, J. T., Grimm, J. C., Kemp, C. D., Suarez-Pierre, A., Zehr, K. J., Mandal, K., Whitman, G., Conte, J. V., Higgins, R., Cameron, D. E. & Sciortino, C. M., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Tissue Donors
Survival
Mortality
Transplantation
2016

An unusual shadow above the aortic valve

McWilliams, E., Zehr, K. J. & Alshehri, A., Aug 11 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Heart.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Predictive Value of Tests
Dissecting Aneurysm
Aortography

Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting: Does graft configuration affect outcome?

Magruder, J. T., Young, A., Grimm, J. C., Conte, J. V., Shah, A. S., Mandal, K., Sciortino, C. M., Zehr, K. J., Cameron, D. E. & Price, J., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 152, 1, p. 120-127 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammary Arteries
Transplants
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Circulation
Arteries

Composite graft aortic root reconstruction: Reproducible, durable, and uncomplicated

Zehr, K. J., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 152, 4, p. 1049-1051 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Transplants

Differential outcomes of type A dissection with malperfusion according to affected organ system

Grimm, J. C., Magruder, J. T., Crawford, T. C., Sciortino, C. M., Zehr, K. J., Mandal, K., Conte, J. V., Cameron, D. E., Black, J. H. & Price, J. E., May 1 2016, In : Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5, 3, p. 202-208 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dissection
Extremities
Mortality
Kidney
Hospital Records

Form ever follows function

Zehr, K. J., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 151, 1, p. 120-121 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Sinus of Valsalva
Replantation
Aortic Aneurysm

Giant cell aortitis: Lessons from a series of an uncommon disease

Zehr, K. J., Sep 1 2016, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 50, 3, p. 560-561 2 p., ezw154.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Aortitis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Procedures
Giant Cell Arteritis
Aortic Aneurysm

Late durability of decellularized allografts for aortic valve replacement: A word of caution

Helder, M. R. K., Kouchoukos, N. T., Zehr, K. J., Dearani, J. A., Maleszewski, J. J., Leduc, C., Heins, C. N. & Schaff, H. V., Feb 5 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perioperative optimal blood pressure as determined by ultrasound tagged near infrared spectroscopy and its association with postoperative acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery patients

Hori, D., Hogue, C., Adachi, H., Max, L., Price, J., Sciortino, C., Zehr, K. J., Conte, J., Cameron, D. & Mandal, K., Apr 1 2016, In : Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 22, 4, p. 445-451 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
Acute Kidney Injury
Thoracic Surgery
Blood Pressure
Intensive Care Units

Planned Versus Unplanned Reexplorations for Bleeding: A Comparison of Morbidity and Mortality

Crawford, T. C., Magruder, J. T., Grimm, J. C., Sciortino, C. M., Mandal, K., Zehr, K. J., Cameron, D. E., Whitman, G. & Conte, J. V., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thorax
Hemorrhage
Length of Stay
Morbidity
Mortality

To Fix or Not to Fix? That is the Question

Zehr, K. J., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Mediastinal fibrosis of the pulmonary artery secondary to tuberculosis

Ojeifo, O., Gilotra, N., Kemp, C. D., Leventhal, A., Resar, J. R., Zehr, K. J. & Jones, S., Sep 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 3, p. e49-e50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Artery
Tuberculosis
Interferon-gamma Release Tests
Latent Tuberculosis
Superior Vena Cava

"The balloon plug concept" for tricuspid valve repair: ex vivo proof of concept

Bajona, P., Salizzoni, S., Vandenberghe, S., Bruce, C. J., Speziali, G. & Zehr, K. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.). 10, 1, p. 27-32 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Tricuspid Valve
Economic Inflation
Catheters
Hemodynamics
2014

Discussion

Zehr, K. J., 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 147, 1, p. 132 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discussion

Zehr, K. J. & Bolling, S. F., Apr 16 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 148, 6, p. 2809-2810 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
2013

Large lymphaticovenous malformation resection

Ewing, M. J., Zreik, R. T., Donner, L. R. & Zehr, K. J., Jul 2013, In : Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 17, 1, p. 205-206 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Vessels
Coronary Sinus
Dyspnea
Parturition
Neoplasms

Pump outflow graft puncture in a patient with a heartmate II ventricular assist device

Sareyyupoglu, B., Lammert, P., Gongora, E., Zubieta, J. C. & Zehr, K. J., Apr 2013, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 95, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Punctures
Transplants
2012

Giant papillary muscles masquerading as a left ventricular mass: An incidental intraoperative echocardiographic finding

Ho, D., Elahi, M., Zehr, K. J. & Knight, W., Oct 2012, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 42, 4, p. 749 1 p., ezs311.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intraoperative Care
Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
Heart Neoplasms
Incidental Findings

Mycotic pseudoaneurysm of the aortic arch with purulent pericardial effusion

Ewing, M. J., Houck, P. D., Drake, G. B. & Zehr, K. J., Apr 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 93, 4, p. 1301-1303 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pericardial Effusion
False Aneurysm
Thoracic Aorta
Streptococcus milleri Group
Pericardiectomy

Sternal closure with rigid plate fixation versus wire closure: A randomized controlled multicenter trial

Raman, J., Lehmann, S., Zehr, K. J., De Guzman, B. J., Aklog, L., Garrett, H. E., MacMahon, H., Hatcher, B. M. & Wong, M. S., Dec 2012, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 94, 6, p. 1854-1861 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multicenter Studies
Randomized Controlled Trials
Pain
Sternotomy
Bone and Bones
2011

Discussion

Lawton, J., Stulak, J. M., Zehr, K. J., Ad, N. & Lee, R., Jun 2011, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 91, 6, p. 1888-1889 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foreword

Zehr, K. J., 2011, In : Unknown Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Beating-heart, off-pump mitral valve repair by implantation of artificial chordae tendineae: An acute in vivo animal study

Bajona, P., Katz, W. E., Daly, R. C., Zehr, K. J. & Speziali, G., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 137, 1, p. 188-193 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chordae Tendineae
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve
Swine
Stab Wounds

Left Ventricular Mass Regression After Porcine Versus Bovine Aortic Valve Replacement: A Randomized Comparison

Suri, R. M., Zehr, K. J., Sundt, T. M., Dearani, J. A., Daly, R. C., Oh, J. K. & Schaff, H. V., Oct 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 88, 4, p. 1232-1237 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve
Swine
Prostheses and Implants
Bioprosthesis
Aortic Diseases

Transapical off-pump removal of the native aortic valve: A proof-of-concept animal study

Salizzoni, S., Bajona, P., Zehr, K. J., Anderson, W. D., Vandenberghe, S. & Speziali, G., Aug 2009, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 138, 2, p. 468-473 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve
Blood Pressure
Aorta
Atrial Pressure
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
2008

Anomalous interarterial left coronary artery: An evidence based systematic overview

Moustafa, S. E., Zehr, K. J., Mookadam, M., Lorenz, E. C. & Mookadam, F., May 7 2008, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 126, 1, p. 13-20 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sinus of Valsalva
Coronary Vessels
Cardiac Catheterization
Echocardiography
Tomography

A Novel Method of Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation

Sorajja, P., Nishimura, R. A., Thompson, J. & Zehr, K. J., Dec 2008, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. 1, 6, p. 663-672 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve
Coronary Sinus
Equipment and Supplies
Coronary Vessels

Invited Commentary

Zehr, K. J., Jun 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 85, 6, p. 2024-2025 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Aortic Valve Prolapse
Chordae Tendineae
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

In vitro testing of a temporary catheter-based aortic "parachute" valve

Vandenberghe, S., Salizzoni, S., Bajona, P., Zehr, K. J. & Speziali, G., Nov 2008, In : ASAIO Journal. 54, 6, p. 574-577 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parachutes
Catheters
Aortic Valve
Hemodynamics
Aorta

Reply

Zehr, K. J., Sep 2008, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 86, 3, p. 1056-1057 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitral Valve
Ventricular Pressure
Pectinidae
Pressure
Sutures
2007

Coronary artery fistula: Single-center experience spanning 17 years

Abdelmoneim, S. S., Mookadam, F., Moustafa, S., Zehr, K. J., Mookadam, M., Maalouf, J. F. & Holmes, D. R., Aug 2007, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiology. 20, 4, p. 265-274 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fistula
Coronary Vessels
Cardiac Tamponade
Heart Neoplasms
Pulmonary Artery

Invited commentary

Zehr, K. J., Feb 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 83, 2, p. 570-571 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Bacterial Endocarditis
Heart Valve Diseases
Mitral Valve

Left Ventricle Apical-Aortic Conduit for Aortic Stenosis

Speziali, G. & Zehr, K. J., Jun 2007, In : Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 12, 2, p. 75-84 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve Stenosis
Heart Ventricles

Off-pump strategy in high-risk coronary artery bypass reoperations

Ngaage, D. L., Zehr, K. J., Daly, R. C., Sundt, T. M., Mullany, C. J., Dearani, J. A., Orszulak, T. A. & Schaff, H. V., 2007, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 82, 5, p. 567-571 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Coronary Artery Bypass
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
Transplants
Heart-Assist Devices

Postcardiac Surgical Cognitive Impairment in the Aged Using Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Cook, D. J., Huston, J., Trenerry, M. R., Brown, R. D., Zehr, K. J. & Sundt, T. M., Apr 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 83, 4, p. 1389-1395 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Thoracic Surgery
Brain Ischemia
Psychomotor Performance
Nervous System Trauma

Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysms-47 Years of a Single Center Experience and Systematic Overview of Published Reports

Moustafa, S., Mookadam, F., Cooper, L., Adam, G., Zehr, K. J., Stulak, J. & Holmes, D., Apr 15 2007, In : The American journal of cardiology. 99, 8, p. 1159-1164 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sinus of Valsalva
Aneurysm
Echocardiography
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Coronary Sinus

Superiority of cut-and-sew technique for the Cox maze procedure: Comparison with radiofrequency ablation

Stulak, J. M., Dearani, J. A., Sundt, T. M., Daly, R. C., McGregor, C. G. A., Zehr, K. J. & Schaff, H. V., Apr 2007, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 133, 4, p. 1022-1027 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Confidence Intervals
Mitral Valve
Logistic Models
Hypertension

Surgical Ostioplasty for Isolated Left Main Stenosis

Dhareshwar, J., Zehr, K. J. & Schaff, H. V., Apr 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 83, 4, p. 1562-1563 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pathologic Constriction

Use of Bovine Albumin-Glutaraldehyde Glue in Cardiovascular Surgery

Zehr, K. J., Sep 2007, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 84, 3, p. 1048-1052 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glutaral
Adhesives
Albumins
Equipment and Supplies
2006

A systematic overview of anomalous coronary anatomy and an examination of the association with sudden cardiac death

Lorenz, E. C., Mookadam, F., Mookadam, M., Moustafa, S. & Zehr, K. J., Sep 2006, In : Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine. 7, 4, p. 205-213 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sudden Cardiac Death
Sinus of Valsalva
Anatomy
Coronary Vessels
Sudden Death
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Cryopreservation
Vascular Endothelium
Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Heart Transplantation

Left Atrial Volume Predicts the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery. A Prospective Study

Osranek, M., Fatema, K., Qaddoura, F., Al-Saileek, A., Barnes, M. E., Bailey, K. R., Gersh, B. J., Tsang, T. S. M., Zehr, K. J. & Seward, J. B., Aug 15 2006, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 48, 4, p. 779-786 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Thoracic Surgery
Prospective Studies
Telemetry
Ventricular Pressure

Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Atrial Fibrillation: Restoration of Sinus Rhythm by the Cox-Maze Procedure Significantly Improves Systolic Function and Functional Status

Stulak, J. M., Dearani, J. A., Daly, R. C., Zehr, K. J., Sundt, T. M. & Schaff, H. V., Aug 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 2, p. 494-501 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Left Ventricular Function
Stroke Volume