Stephen C Achuff

Professor Emeritus

1972 …2004
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1972

Changes in intrinsic coronary circulation and segmental ventricular contractility after saphenous vein coronary bypass graft surgery.

Griffith, L. S., Achuff, S. C., Conti, C. R., Humphries, J. O., Brawley, R. K., Gott, V. L. & Ross, R. S., 1972, In : Transactions of the Association of American Physicians. 85, p. 248-258 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Circulation
Saphenous Vein
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass
Heart Ventricles
1973

Changes in intrinsic coronary circulation and segmental ventricular motion after saphenous-vein coronary bypass graft surgery.

Griffith, L. S., Achuff, S. C., Conti, C. R., Humphries, J. O., Brawley, R. K., Gott, V. L. & Ross, R. S., Mar 22 1973, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 288, 12, p. 589-595 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Circulation
Autologous Transplantation
Saphenous Vein
Angina Pectoris
Coronary Angiography
1975

Mexiletine in the prevention of ventricular dysrhythmias in acute myocardial infarction

Achuff, S. C., Campbell, R. W. F. & Pottage, A., 1975, In : Circulation. 52, 4 .sup2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mexiletine
Myocardial Infarction

The "angina-producing" myocardial segment: An approach to the interpretation of results of coronary bypass surgery

Achuff, S. C., Griffith, L. S. C., Conti, C. R., Humphries, J. O. N., Brawley, R. K., Gott, V. L. & Ross, R. S., 1975, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 36, 6, p. 723-733 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Selection
Veins
Coronary Vessels
Transplants
Coronary Circulation
1977

Cardiac catheterization.

Achuff, S. C., Jan 1977, In : Maryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985). 26, 1, p. 27-29 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preoperative Care
Cardiac Catheterization
Heart Diseases

Left ventricular and coronary angiographic anatomy. Relationship to ventricular irritability in the late hospital phase of acute myocardial infarction

Schulze, R. A., Humphries, J. O., Griffith, L. S., Ducci, H., Achuff, S. C., Baird, M. G., Mellits, E. D. & Pitt, B., 1977, In : Circulation. 55, 6, p. 839-843 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Arrhythmias
Anatomy
Myocardial Infarction
Tape Recording
Ventricular Tachycardia

Mexiletine in the prevention of ventricular arrhythmias in acute myocardial infarction.

Achuff, S. C., Pottage, A., Prescott, L., Campbell, R. W., Murray, A. & Julian, D. G., 1977, In : Postgraduate Medical Journal. 53 Suppl 1, p. 163-165 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propylamines
Mexiletine
Oral Administration
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Myocardial Infarction
1978

Clinical predictability of the response to ergonovine testing

Gerry, J. L., Achuff, S. C., Pond, M. S. & Greene, H. L., 1978, In : Circulation. 58, 4 II

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ergonovine

Coronary angiography and left ventriculography in survivors of transmural and nontransmural myocardial infarction

Schulze, R. A., Pitt, B., Griffith, L. S. C., Ducci, H. H., Achuff, S. C., Baird, M. G. & Humphries, J. O. N., 1978, In : American Journal of Medicine. 64, 1, p. 108-113 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Angiography
Survivors
Myocardial Infarction
Creatine Kinase
Coronary Vessels

Coronary arteriography and ventriculography in survivors of acute myocardial infarction

Humphries, J. O., Pitt, B., Schulze, R. A., Griffith, L. S., Achuff, S. C., Baird, M. & Taylor, G., 1978, In : Cleveland Clinic Quarterly. 45, 1, p. 151-152 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Angiography
Heart Ventricles
Angiography
Myocardial Infarction

Recurrent cardiac tamponade and large pericardial effusions: Management with an indwelling pericardial catheter

Wei, J. Y., Taylor, G. J. & Achuff, S. C., 1978, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 42, 2, p. 281-282 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiac Tamponade
Indwelling Catheters
Pericardial Effusion
Thoracotomy
Drainage

The absorption of oral mexiletine in coronary care patients

Pottage, A., Campbell, R. W. F., Achuff, S. C., Murray, A., Julian, D. G. & Prescott, L. F., Nov 1978, In : European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 13, 6, p. 393-399 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mexiletine
Patient Care
Myocardial Infarction
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Narcotics

Variability of the homeostatic response to altered p 50

Charache, S., Achuff, S. C., Winslow, R., Adamson, J. & Chervenick, P., 1978, In : Blood. 52, 6, p. 1156-1162 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phlebotomy
Oxygen
Erythropoietin
Blood
Exercise
1979

Coronary spasm with ventricular fibrillation during thyrotoxicosis: Response to attaining euthyroid state

Wei, J. Y., Genecin, A., Greene, H. L. & Achuff, S. C., 1979, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 43, 2, p. 335-339 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyrotoxicosis
Spasm
Ventricular Fibrillation
Myocardial Ischemia
Nitroglycerin

Mexiletine in the prophylaxis of ventricular arrhythmias during acute myocardial infarction

Campbell, R. W. F., Achuff, S. C., Pottage, A., Murray, A., Prescott, L. F. & Julian, D. G., 1979, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 1, 1, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mexiletine
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Myocardial Infarction
Tape Recording
Coronary Care Units

Oxygen transport in a woman with hemoglobin Hope/β+ thalassemia

Charache, S., Achuff, S. C., Winslow, R. & Kazazian, H., 1979, In : The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine. 93, 2, p. 316-320 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thalassemia
Oxygen
Hemoglobins
Erythropoiesis
Blood

Predictability of the Response to the Ergonovine Test: Value in the Diagnosis of Coronary Spasm

Gerry, J. L., Achuff, S. C., Becker, L., Pond, M. S. & Greene, H. L., Dec 28 1979, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 242, 26, p. 2858-2861 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ergonovine
Spasm
Chest Pain
Heart Diseases
Syncope

Predictability of the response to the ergonovine test. Value in the diagnosis of coronary spasm

Gerry, J. L., Achuff, S. C., Becker, L., Pond, M. S. & Greene, H. L., 1979, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 242, 26, p. 2858-2861 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ergonovine
Spasm
Chest Pain
Heart Diseases
Syncope

Predictors of clinical course after survival of myocardial infarction.

Humphries, J. O., Taylor, G. J., Mellits, E. D., Pitt, B., Schultze, R. A., Griffith, L. S. & Achuff, S. C., 1979, In : Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association. 91, p. 128-134 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Angina Pectoris
Coronary Angiography
Stroke Volume
Coronary Disease
Electrocardiography

The association of low levels of hdl cholesterol and arteriographically defined coronary artery disease

Pearson, T. A., Bulkley, B. H., Achuff, S. C., Kwiterovich, P. O. & Gordis, L., Mar 1979, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 109, 3, p. 285-295 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HDL Cholesterol
Coronary Artery Disease
Cholesterol
Coronary Disease
Angina Pectoris
1980

Multiple coronary thromboses in previously normal coronary arteries: a rare cause of acute myocardial infarction

Schuster, E. H., Achuff, S. C., Bell, W. R. & Bulkley, B. H., 1980, In : American Heart Journal. 99, 4, p. 506-509 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Thrombosis
Heparin
Coronary Vessels
Myocardial Infarction
Thrombocytopenia

Nifedipine therapy for coronary-artery spasm. Experience in 127 patients

Antman, E., Muller, J., Goldberg, S., MacAlpin, R., Rubenfire, M., Tabatznik, B., Liang, C. S., Heupler, F., Achuff, S. C., Reichek, N., Geltman, E., Kerin, N. Z., Neff, R. K. & Braunwald, E., 1980, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 302, 23, p. 1269-1273 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spasm
Nifedipine
Coronary Vessels
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Ventricular Tachycardia

Reply

Achuff, S. C. & Wei, J. Y., 1980, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 45, 1, p. 189 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1981

Auscultatory findings of mitral prolapse mimicking aortic stenosis and regurgitation

Fuchs, R. M. & Achuff, S. C., 1981, In : American Heart Journal. 101, 3, p. 351-352 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Auscultation
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Prolapse
Aortic Valve Stenosis

Clinical and hemodynamic evaluation of the 19 mm Bjork-Shiley aortic valve prosthesis

Schaff, H. V., Borkon, A. M., Hughes, C., Achuff, S. C., Donahoo, J. S., Gardner, T. J., Watkins, L., Gott, V. L., Morrow, A. G. & Brawley, R. K., 1981, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 32, 1, p. 50-57 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aortic Valve
Prostheses and Implants
Hemodynamics
Body Surface Area
Survivors

Clinical recognition of giant left ventricular aneurysm

Erlebacher, J. A., Becker, L., Weiss, J. L., Leitl, G. P., Achuff, S. C. & Fortuin, N. J., 1981, In : American Journal of Medicine. 71, 5, p. 799-805 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aneurysm
Gated Blood-Pool Imaging
Echocardiography
Cardiomyopathies
Left Ventricular Dysfunction

Exercise thallium-201 myocardial imaging in left main coronary artery disease: Sensitive but not specific

Rehn, T., Griffith, L. S. C., Achuff, S. C., Bailey, I. K., Bulkley, B. H., Burow, R., Pitt, B. & Becker, L., 1981, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 48, 2, p. 217-223 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thallium
Coronary Artery Disease
Exercise
Coronary Vessels
Perfusion

Prognosis after myocardial infarction.

Achuff, S. C., Jan 1981, In : Western Journal of Medicine. 134, 1, p. 55-56 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Infarction
1982

Electrocardiographic localization of coronary artery narrowings: Studies during myocardial ischemia and infarction in patients with one-vessel disease

Fuchs, R. M., Achuff, S. C., Grunwald, L., Yin, F. C. & Griffith, L. S., 1982, In : Circulation. 66, 6 I, p. 1168-1175 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Vessels
Electrocardiography
Myocardial Infarction
Coronary Artery Disease

Nifedipine in unstable angina. A double-blind, randomized trial

Gerstenblith, G., Ouyang, P., Achuff, S. C., Bulkley, B. H., Becker, L., Mellits, E. D., Baughman, K. L., Weiss, J. L., Flaherty, J. T., Kallman, C. H., Llewellyn, M. & Weisfeldt, M., 1982, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 306, 15, p. 885-889 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Unstable Angina
Nifedipine
Placebos
Treatment Failure
Myocardial Infarction

Surgical repair of the Marfan aorta: Technique, indications and complications

Pyeritz, R. E., Gott, V. L., McDonald, G. R., Achuff, S. C., Brinker, J. A., Haller, J. A. & Hutchins, G. M., 1982, In : The Johns Hopkins medical journal. 151, 2, p. 71-82 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aorta
Marfan Syndrome
Lung Diseases
Heart Diseases
Thorax
1984
Unstable Angina
Nifedipine
Placebos
Therapeutics
Myocardial Infarction

Heart and heart-lung transplantation: Program, development, organization, and initiation

Baumgartner, W. A., Borkon, A. M., Achuff, S. C., Baughman, K. L., Traill, T. A. & Reitz, B. A., 1984, In : Journal of Heart Transplantation. 4, 2, p. 197-202 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Lung Transplantation
Program Development
Transplants
Survival
Heart Transplantation

Operative intervention for postinfarction angina

Baumgartner, W. A., Borkon, A. M., Zibulewsky, J., Watkins, L., Gardner, T. J., Bulkley, B. H., Achuff, S. C., Baughman, K. L., Traill, T. A. & Gott, V. L., 1984, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 38, 3, p. 265-267 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Myocardial Infarction
Ischemia
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping
Myocardial Revascularization
1985

Coronary artery aneurysm producing right ventricular outflow obstruction

Gottlieb, S. O., Solomon, D., Weiss, J. L. & Achuff, S. C., Jul 1 1985, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 56, 1, p. 192-193 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Aneurysm
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
Cardiac Tamponade
Aneurysm
Rupture

Late false aneurysm following replacement of ascending aorta: The problem of the teflon graft in combination with a silk suture anastomosis

Merrill, W. H., Achuff, S. C., White, R. I., Ross, R. S. & Gott, V. L., 1985, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 39, 3, p. 271-274 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silk
False Aneurysm
Polytetrafluoroethylene
Sutures
Aorta
1986

Acute right ventricular failure following heart transplantation: Improvement with prostaglandin E1 and right ventricular assist

Fonger, J. D., Borkon, A. M., Baumgartner, W. A., Achuff, S. C., Augustine, S. & Reitz, B. A., 1986, In : Journal of Heart Transplantation. 5, 2, p. 317-321 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assisted Circulation
Heart-Assist Devices
Alprostadil
Homologous Transplantation
Acute Disease
Unstable Angina
Nifedipine
Propranolol
Placebos
Therapeutics

Importance of risk factors in the angiographic progression of coronary artery disease

Raichlen, J. S., Healy, B., Achuff, S. C. & Pearson, T. A., Jan 1 1986, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 57, 1, p. 66-70 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Artery Disease
Blood Pressure
Exercise
Leisure Activities
Secondary Prevention

Organization, development and early results of a heart transplant program. The Johns Hopkins Hospital Experience

Baumgartner, W. A., Borkon, A. M., Achuff, S. C., Baughman, K. L., Traill, T. A. & Reitz, B. A., 1986, In : Chest. 89, 6, p. 836-839 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organizations
Transplants
Heart Transplantation
Tissue and Organ Harvesting
Aftercare

The induction of cardiac arrhythmia and hypotension from spinal cord monitoring: A case report

Regan, J. J., McAfee, P. C. & Achuff, S. C., 1986, In : Spine. 11, 10, p. 1031-1032 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial Pacemaker
Somatosensory Evoked Potentials
Intraoperative Complications
Physiologic Monitoring
Tachycardia
1987

Arteriolar vasculitis on endomyocardial biopsy: A histologic predictor of poor outcome in cyclosporine-treated heart transplant recipients

Herskowitz, A., Soule, L. M., Ueda, K., Tamura, F., Baumgartner, W. A., Borkon, A. M., Reitz, B. A., Achuff, S. C., Traill, T. A. & Baughman, K. L., 1987, In : Journal of Heart Transplantation. 6, 3, p. 127-136 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclosporins
Endocardium
Graft Rejection
Arterioles
Heart Transplantation

Heart transplantation: The Johns Hopkins Hospital experience

Baumgartner, W. A., Augustine, S., Achuff, S. C., Baughman, K. L., Feldman, A., Gardner, T. J., Traill, T. A. & Reitz, B. A., 1987, In : Maryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985). 36, 9, p. 751-756 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graft Rejection
Preschool Children
Heart Transplantation
Immunosuppression
Tissue Donors

Histologic predictors of acute cardiac rejection in human endomyocardial biopsies: A multivariate analysis

Herskowitz, A., Soule, L. M., Mellits, E. D., Traill, T. A., Achuff, S. C., Reitz, B. A., Borkon, A. M., Baumgartner, W. A. & Baughman, K. L., 1987, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 9, 4, p. 802-810 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multivariate Analysis
Biopsy
Muscle Cells
Necrosis
Edema

Prevalence of hyperlipidemia in heart transplant recipients

Becker, D. M., Markakis, M., Sension, M., Vitalis, S., Baughman, K., Swank, R., Kwiterovich, P. O., Pearson, T. A., Achuff, S. C., Baumgartner, W. A., Michael Borkon, A., Reitz, B. A. & Traill, T. A., 1987, In : Transplantation. 44, 2, p. 323-325 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arteriosclerosis
Heart Transplantation
Hyperlipidemias
Cardiomyopathies
Pulmonary Hypertension

Prophylactic antiarrhythmic therapy of high-risk survivors of myocardial infarction: Lower mortality at 1 month but not at 1 year

Gottlieb, S. H., Achuff, S. C., Mellits, E. D., Gerstenblith, G., Baughman, K. L., Becker, L., Chandra, N. C., Henley, S., Humphries, J. O. & Heck, C., 1987, In : Circulation. 75, 4, p. 792-799 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aprindine
Survivors
Myocardial Infarction
Mortality
Therapeutics
1988

Depletion of bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue associated with lung allograft rejection

Hruban, R. H., Beschorner, W. E., Baumgartner, W. A., Achuff, S. C., Traill, T. A., Digennaro, K. A., Reitz, B. A. & Hutchins, G. M., 1988, In : American Journal of Pathology. 132, 1, p. 6-11 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymphoid Tissue
Bronchi
Allografts
Lung
Lung Transplantation

Diagnosis of lung allograft rejection by bronchial intraepithelial Leu-7 positive T lymphocytes

Hruban, R. H., Beschorner, W. E., Baumgartner, W. A., Achuff, S. C., Traill, T. A., Marsh, B. R., Gupta, P. K., Hutchins, G. M. & Reitz, B. A., 1988, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 96, 6, p. 939-946 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Allografts
T-Lymphocytes
Lung
Lymphocytes
Epithelium

Diagnosis of rejection of lung allografts

Hruban, R. H., Beschorner, W. E., Gupta, P. K., Baumgartner, W. A., Achuff, S. C., Traill, T. A., Reitz, B. A. & Hutchins, G. M., 1988, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 318, 17, p. 1129 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

T Lymphocyte Differentiation Antigens
Lung Transplantation
Graft Rejection
Allografts
Lung