Robert Higgins

Professor

1988 …2018
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Research Output 1988 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

Etiology-dependent impairment of relaxation kinetics in right ventricular end-stage failing human myocardium

Chung, J. H., Martin, B. L., Canan, B. D., Elnakish, M. T., Milani-Nejad, N., Saad, N. S., Repas, S. J., Schultz, J. E. J., Murray, J. D., Slabaugh, J. L., Gearinger, R. L., Conkle, J., Karaze, T., Rastogi, N., Chen, M. P., Crecelius, W., Peczkowski, K. K., Ziolo, M. T., Fedorov, V. V., Kilic, A. & 6 othersWhitson, B. A., Higgins, R., Smith, S. A., Mohler, P. J., Binkley, P. F. & Janssen, P. M. L., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 121, p. 81-93 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardium
Heart Ventricles
Heart Failure
Pathology
Isoproterenol

Five-year mortality hazard is reduced in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients receiving double- versus single-lung transplants

Crawford, T. C., Lui, C., Magruder, J. T., Ha, J., Higgins, R., Merlo, C., Kim, B. S. & Bush, E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Transplantation
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Transplants
Lung
Mortality

Global Unmet Needs in Cardiac Surgery

Zilla, P., Yacoub, M., Zühlke, L., Beyersdorf, F., Sliwa, K., Khubulava, G., Bouzid, A., Mocumbi, A. O., Velayoudam, D., Shetty, D., Ofoegbu, C., Geldenhuys, A., Brink, J., Scherman, J., du Toit, H., Hosseini, S., Zhang, H., Luo, X. J., Wang, W., Mejia, J. & 12 othersKofidis, T., Higgins, R., Pomar, J., Bolman, R. M., Mayosi, B. M., Madansein, R., Bavaria, J., Yanes-Quintana, A. A., Kumar, A. S., Adeoye, O., Chauke, R. F. & Williams, D. F., Dec 1 2018, In : Global Heart. 13, 4, p. 293-303 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Thoracic Surgery
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Life Style
Heart Diseases
Annual Reports

Individual Surgeon Performance in Adult Cardiac Surgery

Shahian, D. M., Prager, R. L., Higgins, R., MacGillivray, T. E., Sabik, J. F., Dearani, J. A. & Naunheim, K. S., Oct 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 106, 4, p. 943-944 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Thoracic Surgery
Surgeons

Inside Baseball-leveling the Playing Field in the Surgical Residency Selection Process

Higgins, R., Jan 1 2018, In : Annals of Surgery. 267, 1, p. e3

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Baseball
Internship and Residency

The Cape Town declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world

Zilla, P., Morton Bolman, R., Yacoub, M. H., Beyersdorf, F., Sliwa, K., Zühlke, L., Higgins, R., Mayosi, B., Carpentier, A. & Williams, D., Jan 1 2018, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 54, 3, p. 407-410 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheumatic Heart Disease
Thoracic Surgery
Rheumatic Fever
Africa South of the Sahara
Organizations

The Cape Town declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world

Zilla, P., Bolman, R. M., Yacoub, M. H., Beyersdorf, F., Sliwa, K., Zühlke, L., Higgins, R., Mayosi, B., Carpentier, A. & Williams, D., Sep 1 2018, In : South African Medical Journal. 108, 9, p. 702-704 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheumatic Heart Disease
Thoracic Surgery
Rheumatic Fever
Social Conditions
Virus Diseases

The Cape Town declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world

Zilla, P., Bolman, R. M., Yacoub, M. H., Beyersdorf, F., Sliwa, K., Zühlke, L., Higgins, R., Mayosi, B., Carpentier, A. & Williams, D., Jul 1 2018, In : Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. 29, 4, p. 256-259 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Thoracic Surgery
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Industry
resmethrin

The Cape Town Declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world

Zilla, P., Bolman, R. M., Yacoub, M. H., Beyersdorf, F., Sliwa, K., Zühlke, L., Higgins, R., Mayosi, B., Carpentier, A. & Williams, D., Dec 1 2018, In : The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 156, 6, p. 2206-2209 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Thoracic Surgery

The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World

Zilla, P., Bolman, R. M., Yacoub, M. H., Beyersdorf, F., Sliwa, K., Zühlke, L., Higgins, R., Mayosi, B., Carpentier, A. & Williams, D., Sep 1 2018, In : Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals. 26, 7, p. 535-539 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Surgery

The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World

Zilla, P., Bolman, R. M., Yacoub, M. H., Beyersdorf, F., Sliwa, K., Zühlke, L., Higgins, R., Mayosi, B., Carpentier, A. & Williams, D., Sep 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 106, 3, p. 930-933 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Surgery

Traumatically Brain-Injured Donors and the Impact on Lung Transplantation Survival

Crawford, T. C., Lui, C., Magruder, J. T., Suarez-Pierre, A., Ha, J., Higgins, R., Broderick, S., Merlo, C., Kim, B. S. & Bush, E., Sep 1 2018, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 106, 3, p. 842-847 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Transplantation
Tissue Donors
Survival
Brain
Transplantation

Using Audience Response Systems for Real-Time Learning Assessments During Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Leeds, I. L., DiBrito, S. R., Jones, C., Higgins, R. & Haut, E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer Systems
trainee
morbidity
mortality
Learning
2017

A comprehensive Choosing Wisely quality improvement initiative reduces unnecessary transfusions in an Academic Department of Surgery

Hicks, C., Liu, J., Yang, W. W., DiBrito, S. R., Johnson, D. J., Brito, A., Higgins, R., Frank, S. M. & Wick, E. C., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Erythrocytes
Costs and Cost Analysis
Compliance
Guidelines

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

Effect of Surgeon and Hospital Volume on Emergency General Surgery Outcomes

Mehta, A., Efron, D. T., Canner, J. K., Dultz, L., Xu, T., Jones, C., Haut, E., Higgins, R. & Sakran, J., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Mortality
Odds Ratio
Surgeons
Low-Volume Hospitals

Executive leadership and surgical quality: A guide for senior hospital leaders

Moffatt-Bruce, S. & Higgins, R., Jan 1 2017, Surgical Patient Care: Improving Safety, Quality and Value. Springer International Publishing, p. 225-246 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Financial Impact of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Operations in the United States

Alshaikh, H. N., Katz, N. M., Gani, F., Nagarajan, N., Canner, J. K., Kacker, S., Najjar, P. A., Higgins, R. & Schneider, E. B., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Kidney Injury
Coronary Artery Bypass
Hospitalization
Hospital Costs
Costs and Cost Analysis

Impaired Renal Function Should Not Be a Barrier to Transplantation in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

Crawford, T. C., Magruder, J. T., Grimm, J. C., Suarez-Pierre, A., Zhou, X., Ha, J., Higgins, R., Broderick, S., Orens, J. B., Shah, P. D., Merlo, C., Kim, B. S. & Bush, E., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cystic Fibrosis
Transplantation
Lung Transplantation
Kidney
Mortality

Lung Transplant Mortality Is Improving in Recipients With a Lung Allocation Score in the Upper Quartile

Crawford, T. C., Grimm, J. C., Magruder, J. T., Ha, J., Sciortino, C. M., Kim, B. S., Bush, E., Conte, J. V., Higgins, R., Shah, A. S. & Merlo, C., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transplants
Lung
Mortality
Lung Transplantation
Confidence Intervals

Renal Failure After Cardiac Operations: Not All Acute Kidney Injury Is the Same

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Kidney Injury
Renal Insufficiency
Renal Dialysis
Length of Stay
Creatinine

Risk Factors for De Novo Malignancy Following Lung Transplantation

Magruder, J. T., Crawford, T. C., Grimm, J. C., Kim, B. S., Shah, A. S., Bush, E., Higgins, R. & Merlo, C., Jan 1 2017, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 17, 1, p. 227-238 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Transplantation
Confidence Intervals
Neoplasms
Incidence
Lung Neoplasms

Simulated Regionalization of Heart and Lung Transplantation in the United States

Magruder, J. T., Shah, A. S., Crawford, T. C., Grimm, J. C., Kim, B. S., Orens, J. B., Bush, E., Higgins, R. & Merlo, C., Feb 1 2017, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 17, 2, p. 485-495 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Lung Transplantation
Lung Transplantation
Heart Transplantation
Confidence Intervals
Referral and Consultation

Surgeon Involvement in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States: A 2016 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Survey

STS Executive Committee, Sep 1 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 104, 3, p. 1088-1093 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Surgery
Intraoperative Care
Databases
Postoperative Care
Aortic Valve Stenosis

Surgical Treatment of Heart Failure

Higgins, R., Kilic, A. & Tang, D. G., Aug 1 2017, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 97, 4, p. 923-946 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Treatment Failure
Heart Failure
Patient Rights
Thoracic Surgery
Transplants

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

Duration of Left Ventricular Assist Device Support Does Not Impact Survival After US Heart Transplantation

Grimm, J. C., Magruder, J. T., Crawford, T. C., Fraser, C. D., Plum, W. G., Sciortino, C. M., Higgins, R., Whitman, G. & Shah, A. S., Oct 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 102, 4, p. 1206-1212 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Heart Transplantation
Equipment and Supplies
Survival
Transplants

Early Extubation: A Proposed New Metric

Crawford, T. C., Magruder, J. T., Grimm, J. C., Sciortino, C., Conte, J. V., Kim, B. S., Higgins, R., Cameron, D. E., Sussman, M. S. & Whitman, G., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length of Stay
Mortality
Thoracic Surgery
Odds Ratio
Morbidity

Here Comes the Sunshine: Industry's Payments to Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Ahmed, R., Bae, S., Hicks, C., Orandi, B. J., Atallah, C., Chow, E. K., Massie, A. B., Lopez, J., Higgins, R. & Segev, D., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sunlight
Industry
Fees and Charges
Physicians
Surgeons

Induction Therapy for Lung Transplantation in COPD: Analysis of the UNOS Registry

Duffy, J. S., Tumin, D., Pope-Harman, A., Whitson, B. A., Higgins, R. & Hayes, D., Jan 1 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Transplantation
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Registries
Proportional Hazards Models
Bronchiolitis Obliterans

Institutional cost comparison between heart transplants and left ventricular assist device implantations

Chimanji, N., Kilic, A., Hasan, A., Higgins, R., Whitson, B. A. & Kilic, A., Dec 1 2016, In : Experimental and Clinical Transplantation. 14, 6, p. 656-659 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Transplants
Costs and Cost Analysis
Equipment and Supplies
Heart Failure

Mastery of Care-toward Communitarian Regulation

Higgins, R. S. D. & Higgins, R., Jun 8 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The OPTN Deceased Donor Potential Study: Implications for Policy and Practice

Klassen, D. K., Edwards, L. B., Stewart, D. E., Glazier, A. K., Orlowski, J. P., Berg, C. L., McCleary, K. J., Hirsch, G. B., Boulware, L., King, G., Myer, K. A., Reibel, M., Rosendale, J. D., Saeed, K., Siminoff, L. A., Soret, S., Wagstaff, D. A., Wile, K., Essien, J. D. K., Crandall, B. C. & 45 othersCornell, D. L., Jacobs, D. G., Bosch, D. W., Howard, D. H., Faulkner, D. L., Bergstrom, G. F., Rushton, G., Franklin, G., Wilkins, H. E., Rahmandad, H., Nathan, H. M., Tuttle-Newhall, J. E., Wynn, J. J., Whaley, J., Perryman, J. P., Schold, J., Belcher, J., Mayglothing, J. A., Garcia, K., O'Conner, K. J., Kyckholm, L. J., Ohler, L., Markham, L. E., Sastry, M. A., Farinelli Fierro, M., DeLauro, M., Kelleher-Crabtree, M., Johnson, M. R., Rogers, M. M., Pyrsopoulos, N. T., Geraghty, P. J., Halverson, P. K., Bennett, R., Hasz, R. D., Higgins, R., Youngner, S. J., Conrad, S. L., Mone, T., Nakagawa, T., Bleck, T. P., Pruett, T. L., Durbin, R., McLaughlin, C. J., Belgay, T. M. & Shepard, B., 2016, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 16, 6, p. 1707-1714 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tissue and Organ Procurement
Organ Transplantation
Tissue Donors
Transplants
United States Health Resources and Services Administration
2015

Assessment of thoracic endografting operative mortality risk score: Development and validation in 2,000 patients

Kilic, A., Sultan, I. S., Arnaoutakis, G. J., Higgins, R. & Kilic, A., Sep 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 3, p. 860-867 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thorax
Mortality
Odds Ratio
Quality Improvement
Length of Stay

Atrial fibrillation driven by micro-anatomic intramural re-entry revealed by simultaneous sub-epicardial and sub-endocardial optical mapping in explanted human hearts

Hansen, B. J., Zhao, J., Csepe, T. A., Moore, B. T., Li, N., Jayne, L. A., Kalyanasundaram, A., Lim, P., Bratasz, A., Powell, K. A., Simonetti, O. P., Higgins, R., Kilic, A., Mohler, P. J., Janssen, P. M. L., Weiss, R., Hummel, J. D. & Fedorov, V. V., Sep 14 2015, In : European Heart Journal. 36, 35, p. 2390-2401 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Fibrosis
Heart Atria
Epicardial Mapping
Pinacidil

Claudin-5 levels are reduced from multiple cell types in human failing hearts and are associated with mislocalization of ephrin-B1

Swager, S. A., Delfín, D. A., Rastogi, N., Wang, H., Canan, B. D., Fedorov, V. V., Mohler, P. J., Kilic, A., Higgins, R., Ziolo, M. T., Janssen, P. M. L. & Rafael-Fortney, J. A., May 1 2015, In : Cardiovascular Pathology. 24, 3, p. 160-167 8 p., 6813.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ephrin-B1
Claudin-5
Cardiac Myocytes
Heart Failure
Claudins

Dysfunction in the βiI spectrin-dependent cytoskeleton underlies human arrhythmia

Smith, S. A., Sturm, A. C., Curran, J., Kline, C. F., Little, S. C., Bonilla, I. M., Long, V. P., Makara, M., Polina, I., Hughes, L. D., Webb, T. R., Wei, Z., Wright, P., Voigt, N., Bhakta, D., Spoonamore, K. G., Zhang, C., Weiss, R., Binkley, P. F., Janssen, P. M. & 11 othersKilic, A., Higgins, R., Sun, M., Ma, J., Dobrev, D., Zhang, M., Carnes, C. A., Vatta, M., Rasband, M. N., Hund, T. J. & Mohler, P. J., 2015, In : Circulation. 131, 8, p. 695-708 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spectrin
Cytoskeleton
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Ankyrins
Phenotype

Effect of pulmonary hypertension on survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after lung transplantation: An analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing registry

Hayes, D., Higgins, R., Black, S. M., Wehr, A. M., Lehman, A. M., Kirkby, S. & Whitson, B. A., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 34, 3, p. 430-437 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Lung Transplantation
Pulmonary Hypertension
Registries
Survival

Impact of induction immunosuppression on survival in heart transplant recipients: A contemporary analysis of agents

Whitson, B. A., Kilic, A., Lehman, A., Wehr, A., Hasan, A., Haas, G., Hayes, D., Sai-Sudhakar, C. B. & Higgins, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Clinical Transplantation. 29, 1, p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunosuppression
Survival
Proportional Hazards Models
Transplants
Registries

Influence of donor and recipient age in lung transplantation

Hayes, D., Black, S. M., Tobias, J. D., Higgins, R. & Whitson, B. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 34, 1, p. 43-49 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Transplantation
Tissue Donors
Lung
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
Propensity Score

Insights into length-dependent regulation of cardiac cross-bridge cycling kinetics in human myocardium

Milani-Nejad, N., Chung, J. H., Canan, B. D., Davis, J. P., Fedorov, V. V., Higgins, R., Kilic, A., Mohler, P. J. & Janssen, P. M. L., Oct 28 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle
Myocardium
Muscles
Kinetics
Cyclic AMP-Dependent Protein Kinases

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese patients with end-stage heart failure and left ventricular assist device: Medium-term results

Chaudhry, U. I., Kanji, A., Sai-Sudhakar, C. B., Higgins, R. & Needleman, B. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 11, 1, p. 88-93 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Gastrectomy
Heart Failure
Morbid Obesity
Transplants

Modulation of wound healing and scar formation by MG53 protein-mediated cell membrane repair

Li, H., Duann, P., Lin, P. H., Zhao, L., Fan, Z., Tan, T., Zhou, X., Sun, M., Fu, M., Orange, M., Sermersheim, M., Ma, H., He, D., Steinberg, S. M., Higgins, R., Zhu, H., John, E., Zeng, C., Guan, J. & Ma, J., Oct 2 2015, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 290, 40, p. 24592-24603 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell membranes
Wound Healing
Cicatrix
Membrane Proteins
Repair

Molecular Mapping of Sinoatrial Node HCN Channel Expression in the Human Heart

Li, N., Csepe, T. A., Hansen, B. J., Dobrzynski, H., Higgins, R., Kilic, A., Mohler, P. J., Janssen, P. M. L., Rosen, M. R., Biesiadecki, B. J. & Fedorov, V. V., Oct 1 2015, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 8, 5, p. 1219-1227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperpolarization-Activated Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Channels
Sinoatrial Node
Cyclic Nucleotides
Connexin 43
Heart Atria

Racial disparities in outcomes of adult heart transplantation

Kilic, A., Higgins, R., Whitson, B. A. & Kilic, A., 2015, In : Circulation. 131, 10, p. 882-889 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Mortality
Transplants
Risk Adjustment
Odds Ratio

SCN5A variant that blocks fibroblast growth factor homologous factor regulation causes human arrhythmia

Musa, H., Kline, C. F., Sturm, A. C., Murphy, N., Adelman, S., Wang, C., Yan, H., Johnson, B. L., Csepe, T. A., Kilic, A., Higgins, R., Janssen, P. M. L., Fedorov, V. V., Weiss, R., Salazar, C., Hund, T. J., Pitt, G. S., Mohler, P. J. & Ptáček, L. J., Oct 6 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 40, p. 12528-12533 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibroblast Growth Factors
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Channelopathies
Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Myotonia

Survival benefit of induction immunosuppression in cystic fibrosis lung transplant recipients

Kirkby, S., Whitson, B. A., Wehr, A. M., Lehman, A. M., Higgins, R. & Hayes, D., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 14, 1, p. 104-110 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cystic Fibrosis
Immunosuppression
Lung
Survival
Antilymphocyte Serum

The frank-starling mechanism involves deceleration of cross-bridge kinetics and is preserved in failing human right ventricular myocardium

Milani-Nejad, N., Canan, B. D., Elnakish, M. T., Davis, J. P., Chung, J. H., Fedorov, V. V., Binkley, P. F., Higgins, R., Kilic, A., Mohler, P. J. & Janssen, P. M. L., 2015, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 309, 12, p. H2077-H2086

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starlings
Deceleration
Myocardium
Muscles
Heart Failure