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. S., Cameron, D. E. & Whitman, G. J. Jan 1 2018 In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 105, 1, p. 83-90 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Heart Transplantation
Length of Stay
Hospitalization
Transplants
Transplant Recipients
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. S., Cameron, D. E. & Whitman, G. J. Jan 1 2017 In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 103, 1, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Robotics
Surgeons
Learning Curve
Microsurgery
Exercise

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. J., Conte, J. V., Higgins, R. S., Cameron, D. E. & Sciortino, C. M. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Heart Transplantation
Tissue Donors
Survival
Mortality
Transplantation
2016

An unusual shadow above the aortic valve

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mammary Arteries
Transplants
Coronary Artery Bypass
Arteries
Coronary Circulation

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: Research - peer-reviewEditorial

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dissection
Mortality
Extremities
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewEditorial

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., 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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. J. & Conte, J. V. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Thorax
Hemorrhage
Morbidity
Mortality
Length of Stay

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2015

Mediastinal fibrosis of the pulmonary artery secondary to tuberculosis

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pulmonary Artery
Tuberculosis
Mediastinal Fibrosis
Interferon-gamma Release Tests
Latent Tuberculosis

"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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Tricuspid Valve
Economic Inflation
Catheters
Hemodynamics

"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: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. 10, 1, p. 27-32 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Tricuspid Valve
Economic Inflation
Catheters
Papillary Muscles
2014

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve Insufficiency

Discussion

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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. & Knight, W. Oct 2012 In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 42, 4, p. 749 1 p., ezs311

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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., 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Multicenter Studies
Randomized Controlled Trials
Pain
Bone and Bones
Sternotomy
2011

Discussion

Lawton, J. S., 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Foreword

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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. Dec 2008 In : JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. 1, 6, p. 663-672 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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

Invited Commentary

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Aortic Valve
Catheters
Hemodynamics
In Vitro Techniques
Parachutes

Reply

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Mitral Valve
In Vitro Techniques
Ventricular Pressure
Pressure
Direction compound
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fistula
Coronary Vessels
Therapeutics
Conservative Treatment
Cardiac Tamponade

Invited commentary

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Cognitive Dysfunction
Thoracic Surgery
Brain Ischemia
Psychomotor Performance

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., Stulak, J. & Holmes, D. Apr 15 2007 In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 99, 8, p. 1159-1164 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sudden Cardiac Death
Anatomy
Coronary Vessels
Sinus of Valsalva
Sudden Death

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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

Outcome of patients with low ejection fraction undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: Renal function and mortality after 3.8 years

Hillis, G. S., Zehr, K. J., Williams, A. W., Schaff, H. V., Orzulak, T. A., Daly, R. C., Mullany, C. J., Rodeheffer, R. J. & Oh, J. K. Jul 2006 In : Circulation. 114, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Coronary Artery Bypass
Kidney
Mortality
Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Glomerular Filtration Rate

Right-Sided Maze Procedure for Atrial Tachyarrhythmias in Congenital Heart Disease

Stulak, J. M., Dearani, J. A., Puga, F. J., Zehr, K. J., Schaff, H. V. & Danielson, G. K. May 2006 In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 81, 5, p. 1780-1785 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Atrial Flutter
Tachycardia
Atrial Fibrillation
Heart Diseases
Survivors