Thomas R Aversano

Associate Professor

1978 …2018
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Research Output 1978 2018

2018

Nonprimary PCI at hospitals without cardiac surgery on-site: Consistent outcomes for all?

Czarny, M., Miller, J. M., Naiman, D. Q., Hwang, C-W., Hasan, R., Lemmon, C. C. & Aversano, T. R., Mar 1 2018, In : American Heart Journal. 197, p. 18-26 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Thoracic Surgery
Catheterization
Mortality
Myocardial Infarction
2017
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Heparin
Confidence Intervals
Hemorrhage
bivalirudin

Management of pericardial metastases in breast cancer

Aversano, T. R., Aug 24 2017, The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 961-966.e1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Quality of Life
2015

Yes, we can! (Should We?)

Aversano, T. R., Aug 4 2015, In : Circulation. 132, 5, p. 365-367 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgicenters
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Health Services Accessibility
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Health Policy
2014

Distance, delay, and discontent

Aversano, T. R., Dec 1 2014, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions. 7, 6, p. 739-740 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air Ambulances
Patient Transfer
Health Services Accessibility
Ambulances
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
2012
Photoplethysmography
Valsalva Maneuver
Ventricular Pressure
Fingers
Pulse

Outcomes of PCI at hospitals with or without on-site cardiac surgery

Aversano, T. R., Lemmon, C. C. & Liu, L., May 10 2012, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 366, 19, p. 1792-1802 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Thoracic Surgery
Mortality
Confidence Intervals
Myocardial Infarction
2011

Percutaneous coronary intervention at centers with and without on-site surgery: A meta-analysis

Singh, M., Holmes, D. R., Dehmer, G. J., Lennon, R. J., Wharton, T. P., Kutcher, M. A., Aversano, T. R. & Rihal, C. S., Dec 14 2011, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 306, 22, p. 2487-2494 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Meta-Analysis
Hospital Mortality
Emergencies
Odds Ratio
2010

Comparative effectiveness of ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction regionalization strategies

Concannon, T. W., Kent, D. M., Normand, S. L., Newhouse, J. P., Griffith, J. L., Cohen, J., Beshansky, J. R., Wong, J. B., Aversano, T. R. & Selker, H. P., Sep 2010, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 3, 5, p. 506-513 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Emergency Medical Services
Thrombolytic Therapy
ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Costs and Cost Analysis
2008

A Geospatial Analysis of Emergency Transport and Inter-Hospital Transfer in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Concannon, T. W., Kent, D. M., Normand, S. L., Newhouse, J. P., Griffith, J. L., Ruthazer, R., Beshansky, J. R., Wong, J. B., Aversano, T. R. & Selker, H. P., Jan 1 2008, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 101, 1, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Emergencies
Thrombolytic Therapy
Mortality
Confidence Intervals

A Percutaneous Coronary Intervention-Thrombolytic Predictive Instrument to Assist Choosing Between Immediate Thrombolytic Therapy Versus Delayed Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Acute Myocardial Infarction

Kent, D. M., Ruthazer, R., Griffith, J. L., Beshansky, J. R., Concannon, T. W., Aversano, T. R., Grines, C. L., Zalenski, R. J. & Selker, H. P., Mar 15 2008, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 101, 6, p. 790-795 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombolytic Therapy
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Myocardial Infarction
Mortality
Electrocardiography

Role of automated external defibrillators in acute heart failure patients

Wiggington, J. G., Pepe, P. E. & Aversano, T. R., 2008, Acute Heart Failure. Springer London, p. 827-836 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Defibrillators
Ventricular Fibrillation
Heart Failure
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Ventricular Tachycardia
2007

ACCF/AHA/SCAI 2007 update of the clinical competence statement on cardiac interventional procedures: A report (Writing Committee to Update the 1998 Clinical Competence Statement on Recommendations for the Assessment and Maintenance of Proficiency in Coronary Interventional Procedures)

King, S. B., Aversano, T. R., Ballard, W. L., Beekman, R. H., Cowley, M. J., Ellis, S. G., Faxon, D. P., Hannan, E. L., Hirshfeld, J. W., Jacobs, A. K., Kellett, M. A., Kimmel, S. E., Landzberg, J. S., McKeever, L. S., Moscucci, M., Pomerantz, R. M., Smith, K. M. & Vetrovec, G. W., Jul 2007, In : Circulation. 116, 1, p. 98-124 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ACCF/AHA/SCAI 2007 Update of the Clinical Competence Statement on Cardiac Interventional Procedures. A Report

King, S. B., Aversano, T. R., Ballard, W. L., Beekman, R. H., Cowley, M. J., Ellis, S. G., Faxon, D. P., Hannan, E. L., Hirshfeld, J. W., Jacobs, A. K., Kellett, M. A., Kimmel, S. E., Landzberg, J. S., McKeever, L. S., Moscucci, M., Pomerantz, R. M., Smith, K. M., Vetrovec, G. W., Creager, M. A., Hirshfeld, J. W. & 7 others, Holmes, D. R., Newby, L. K., Weitz, H. H., Merli, G., Piña, I., Rodgers, G. P. & Tracy, C. M., Jul 3 2007, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 50, 1, p. 82-108 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparison of Mortality Benefit of Immediate Thrombolytic Therapy Versus Delayed Primary Angioplasty for Acute Myocardial Infarction

Kent, D. M., Ruthazer, R., Griffith, J. L., Beshansky, J. R., Grines, C. L., Aversano, T. R., Concannon, T. W., Zalenski, R. J. & Selker, H. P., May 15 2007, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 99, 10, p. 1384-1388 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombolytic Therapy
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Angioplasty
Myocardial Infarction
Mortality

Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: the non-percutaneous coronary intervention-capable (ST-elevation myocardial infarction referral) hospital perspective.

Ellrodt, G., Sadwin, L. B., Aversano, T. R., Brodie, B., O'Brien, P. K., Gray, R., Hiratzka, L. F. & Larson, D., Jul 10 2007, In : Circulation. 116, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Point-of-Care Systems
Hospital Personnel
Coronary Balloon Angioplasty
Triage
Referral and Consultation

Reperfusion injury in cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Aversano, T. R., Jan 1 2007, Cardiac Arrest: The Science and Practice of Resuscitation Medicine. Cambridge University Press, p. 282-297 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Heart Arrest
Reperfusion Injury
Reperfusion
Ischemia
2006

Improving systems of care in primary angioplasty

Watkins, S., Tirabassi, L. & Aversano, T. R., Feb 2006, In : Cardiology Clinics. 24, 1 SPEC. ISS., p. 79-85 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aviation
Angioplasty
Primary Health Care
Naphazoline
Caregivers
2003

Detecting occult coronary disease in a high-risk asymptomatic population

Blumenthal, R. S., Becker, D. M., Yanek, L., Aversano, T. R., Moy, T. F., Kral, B. G. & Becker, L., Feb 11 2003, In : Circulation. 107, 5, p. 702-707 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Disease
Pathologic Constriction
Coronary Artery Disease
Exercise Test
Population
2002

Percutaneous coronary intervention has better clinical outcomes than thrombolytic therapy for people with myocardial infarction treated at hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery

Aversano, T. R., Aversano, L., Passamani, E., Knatterud, G., Terrin, M., Williams, D., Forman, S. & Tornvall, P., Dec 2002, In : Evidence-based Cardiovascular Medicine. 6, 4, p. 125-126 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombolytic Therapy
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Thoracic Surgery
Myocardial Infarction

Thrombolytic therapy vs angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction [2] (multiple letters)

Pechlaner, C., Bellmann, R., Yee, A., Gabayan, A., Carbajal, E. V. & Aversano, T. R., Nov 13 2002, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 288, 18, p. 2263-2264 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Balloon Angioplasty
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Thrombolytic Therapy
Angioplasty
Anticoagulants

Thrombolytic therapy vs primary percutaneous coronary intervention for myocardial infarction in patients presenting to hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery: A randomized controlled trial

Aversano, T. R., Aversano, L. T., Passamani, E., Knatterud, G. L., Terrin, M. L., Williams, D. O. & Forman, S. A., Apr 17 2002, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 287, 15, p. 1943-1951 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombolytic Therapy
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Thoracic Surgery
Randomized Controlled Trials
Myocardial Infarction
1999

Tachycardia-induced, subendocardial necrosis in acutely instrumented dogs with fixed coronary stenosis

Landesburg, G., Zhou, W. & Aversano, T. R., 1999, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 88, 5, p. 973-979 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Stenosis
Tachycardia
Necrosis
Ischemia
Dogs
1997

Effect of stenosis shape on thrombus formation in an in vitro blood flow model

Jones, S. A., Goldschmidt-Clermont, P. J., Grigoryev, D. & Aversano, T. R., 1997, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED. Vol. 35. p. 279-280 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Shear stress
Blood
Hemodynamics
Turbulent flow
Turbulence
Myocardial Ischemia
Ischemia
Population
Blood Pressure
Coronary Disease
Thrombolytic Therapy
Angioplasty
Myocardial Infarction
Costs and Cost Analysis
Therapeutics
1996

An anti-CD18 antibody limits infarct size and preserves left ventricular function in dogs with ischemia and 48-hour reperfusion

Arai, M., Lefer, D. J., So, T., DiPaula, A., Aversano, T. R. & Becker, L., Apr 1996, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 27, 5, p. 1278-1285 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Left Ventricular Function
Reperfusion
Anti-Idiotypic Antibodies
Neutrophils
Ischemia

Economic assessment of platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibition for prevention of ischemic complications of high-risk coronary angioplasty

Mark, D. B., Talley, J. D., Topol, E. J., Bowman, L., Lam, L. C., Anderson, K. M., Jollis, J. G., Cleman, M. W., Lee, K. L., Aversano, T. R., Untereker, W. J., Davidson-Ray, L. & Califf, R. M., 1996, In : Circulation. 94, 4, p. 629-635 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Integrin beta3
Platelet Glycoprotein GPIIb-IIIa Complex
Angioplasty
Economics
Costs and Cost Analysis
1995

A chimeric IgG4 monoclonal antibody directed against CD18 reduces infarct size in a primate model of myocardial ischemia and reperfusion

Aversano, T. R., Zhou, W., Nedelman, M., Nakada, M. & Weisman, H., Mar 1 1995, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 25, 3, p. 781-788 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Reperfusion
Primates
Myocardial Ischemia
Papio
Neutrophils

Analysis of high-frequency signal-averaged ECG measurements

Xue, Q., Reddy, B. R. S. & Aversano, T. R., 1995, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 28, SUPPL., p. 239-245 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombolytic Therapy
Electrocardiography
Angioplasty
Myocardial Infarction
Reperfusion

Coronary angioplasty, atherectomy and bypass surgery in cardiac transplant recipients

Halle, A. A., DiSciascio, G., Massin, E. K., Wilson, R. F., Johnson, M. R., Sullivan, H. J., Bourge, R. C., Kleiman, N. S., Miller, L. W., Aversano, T. R., Wray, R. B., Hunt, S. A., Weston, M. W., Davies, R. A., Rincon, G., Crandall, C. C., Cowley, M. J., Kubo, S. H., Fisher, S. G. & Vetrovec, G. W., 1995, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 26, 1, p. 120-128 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Atherectomy
Angioplasty
Thoracic Surgery
Allografts
Coronary Disease
1994

Direct and indirect cost of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

Fitzgerald, S. T., Merrill, A., Aversano, T. R. & Sorkin, A., 1994, In : Cardiology. 85, 5, p. 298-302 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Balloon Angioplasty
Costs and Cost Analysis
Angioplasty
Prospective Studies

High frequency QRS electrocardiography in the detection of reperfusion following thrombolytic therapy

Aversano, T. R., Rudikoff, B., Washington, A., Traill, S., Coombs, V. & Raqueno, J., 1994, In : Clinical Cardiology. 17, 4, p. 175-182 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thrombolytic Therapy
Reperfusion
Electrocardiography
Myocardial Infarction
Fibrinolytic Agents
Endoplasmic Reticulum
Calcium
Glucose
Oxidative Phosphorylation
Iodoacetic Acid
1993

Effects of simulated pulsatile background flow on parametric visualization in cineangiography

Geckle, W. J., Raul, R. & Aversano, T. R., 1993, Computers in Cardiology. Publ by IEEE, p. 369-372 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cineangiography
Pulsatile Flow
Pulsatile flow
Visualization
Steady flow

Regional intracoronary analgesia during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

Aversano, T. R., Walford, G. D., Midei, M., Chew, P., Gottlieb, S. O., Drossner, M. N., Weisman, H., Weiss, J. L. & Brinker, J. A., 1993, In : Pain. 52, 1, p. 93-99 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Balloon Angioplasty
Lidocaine
Analgesia
Economic Inflation
Angioplasty
1992
False Aneurysm
Stents
Coronary Vessels
Femoral Artery
Color

Visualization and numerical modeling of disturbed flows observed in cineangiography

Raul, R., Geckle, W. J., Aversano, T. R. & Walford, G. D., Jan 1 1992, Proceedings - Computers in Cardiology, CIC 1992. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 323-326 4 p. 269366. (Proceedings - Computers in Cardiology, CIC 1992).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cineangiography
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Visualization
Steady flow
Flow control
1991

Blockade of the ATP-sensitive potassium channel modulates reactive hyperemia in the canine coronary circulation

Aversano, T. R., Ouyang, P. & Silverman, H., 1991, In : Circulation Research. 69, 3, p. 618-622 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

KATP Channels
Coronary Circulation
Hyperemia
Glyburide
Canidae
1990
Coronary Aneurysm
Coronary Balloon Angioplasty
Angioplasty
Coronary Vessels
Therapeutics

Effect of ischemic zone size on nonischemic zone function

Aversano, T. R. & Marino, P. N., 1990, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 258, 6 27-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemia
Pressure
Coronary Occlusion
Reflex
Myocardium
Rheology
Blood Pressure
Ventricular Pressure
Perfusion
Pressure

End-systolic pressure-thickness relationship in the ischemic canine ventricle

Aversano, T. R. & Marino, P. N., 1990, In : Coronary Artery Disease. 1, 3, p. 355-362 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Canidae
Hyperkinesis
Blood Pressure
Ischemia
Coronary Occlusion
1989

Preservation of coronary flow reserve in stunned myocardium

Jeremy, R. W., Stahl, L., Gillinov, M., Litt, M., Aversano, T. R. & Becker, L., 1989, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 256, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Stunning
Adenosine
Coronary Occlusion
Hyperemia
Myocardium
1988

Double vs single balloon technique for aortic balloon valvuloplasty

Midei, M. G., Brennan, M., Walford, G. D., Aversano, T. R., Gottlieb, S. O. & Brinker, J. A., 1988, In : Chest. 94, 2, p. 245-250 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Balloon Valvuloplasty
Aortic Valve
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Economic Inflation
Safety
Blood Pressure
Vascular Resistance
Heart Ventricles
Canidae
History
1987
Drug-Induced Dyskinesia
Myocardial Stunning
Coronary Occlusion
Potassium Chloride
Dyskinesias
1986

End-systolic measures of regional ventricular performance

Aversano, T., Maughan, W. L., Hunter, W. C., Kass, D. & Becker, L. C., 1986, In : Circulation. 73, 5, p. 938-950 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dobutamine
Propranolol
Ventricular Function
Systole
Blood Pressure

Reversal of dysfunction in postischemic stunned myocardium by epinephrine and postextrasystolic potentiation

Becker, L., Levine, J. H., DiPaula, A. F., Guarnieri, T. & Aversano, T. R., 1986, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 7, 3, p. 580-589 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Stunning
Epinephrine
Ischemia
Dogs
Adenine Nucleotides

Selective enhancement of function of stunned myocardium by increased flow

Stahl, L. D., Aversano, T. R. & Becker, L., 1986, In : Circulation. 74, 4, p. 843-851 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Stunning
Papaverine
Dipyridamole
Nitroglycerin
Vasodilator Agents