Texas Heart Institute Members & Fellows Share Knowledge Globally to Advance the Field
“SCIENCE ISN’T FINISHED UNTIL IT IS COMMUNICATED.”
– SIR MARK WALPERT
Sharing scientific discoveries advance the Texas Heart Institute’s mission and contributes important knowledge globally to the field. The ultimate goal is to improve further discovery and share outcomes to advance patient care.
In 2020, Texas Heart Institute members published articles in reputable scientific and medical journals around the world with the help of the Texas Heart Institute Scientific Publications, Visual Communications, Library & Learning Resource Center and Continuing Medical Education support teams who provide the researchers with professional, scientific editorial and multimedia services.
Andrew Civitello, Reynolds Delgado, III, O.H. Frazier, Ajith P. Nair, Selby Oberton, Todd Rosengart, Leo Simpson, and Ziad A. Taimeh. Outcomes of repeat left ventricular assist device exchange. ASAIO J.
Joseph S. Coselli. Commentary: We still do not know what we do not know. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Ali J. Marian. Knock down of plakophillin 2 dysregulates adhesion pathway through upregulation of miR200b and alters the mechanical properties in cardiac cells. Cells.
Abdi Rasekh. Exclusion of electrical and mechanical function of the left atrial appendage in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation: differences in efficacy and safety between endocardial ablation vs epicardial LARIAT ligation (the EXCLUDE LAA study). J Interv Card Electrophysiol.
Arthur W. Bracey. Long-term experience with rapid screening for platelet bacterial contamination in a high-volume transfusion service. Ann Clin Lab Sci.
Alon Azares, Joseph S. Coselli, Scott LeMaire, and Ying H. Shen. Critical role of cytosolic DNA and Its sensing adaptor STING in aortic degeneration, dissection, and rupture. Circulation.
Maximilian Bujaand Ana Maria Segura. Clinicopathological manifestations of myocarditis in a heart failure population. Cardiovasc Pathol.
O.H. Frazier and William E. Cohn. Investigation of the inherent left-right flow balancing of rotary total artificial hearts by means of a resistance box. Artif Organs.
Robert J. Schwartz. A highly conductive 3D cardiac patch fabricated using cardiac myocytes reprogrammed from human adipogenic mesenchymal stem cells. Cardiovasc Eng Technol.
Scott LeMaire and Joseph S. Coselli. Clinical characteristics and long-term outcomes of mid-aortic syndrome. Ann Vasc Surg.
Ourania Preventza. Commentary: Patients with descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms need expert centers and expert surgeons. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Mendel Chen. Detection of a high ratio of soluble to membrane-cound LOX-1 in aspirated coronary thrombi from patients with ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction. J Am Heart Assoc.
Wassim Shatila and Zvonimir Krajcer. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Do leaks matter? Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
Abdi Rasekh. Thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation: Role of the left atrial appendage. Card Electrophysiol Clin.
Wassim Shatila. The bioresorbable vascular scaffolds: Actual knowledge and future prospects. J Heart Stroke.
Louis Maximilian Buja. Innovators in atherosclerosis research: A historical review. Int J Cardiol.
Payam Safavi-Naeini and Abdi Rasekh. Thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation: Role of the left atrial appendage. Card Electrophysiol Clin.
Dhaval Parekh and Zvonimir Krajcer. Balloon expandable covered stents for aortic injury: It’s a thing. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
Deborah C. Vela. Stabilizing peri-stent restenosis using a novel therapeutic carrier. JACC Basic Transl Sci.
Dhaval Parekh and Zvonimir Krajcer. Implantable hemodynamic monitors: New hope or old hype? Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
Mathews M. John, Allison Post, and Mehdi Razavi. Synchronized biventricular heart pacing in a closed-chest porcine model based on wirelessly powered leadless pacemakers. Sci Rep.
Briana Costello. Use of social media at cardiovascular congresses: Opportunities for education and dissemination. Curr Cardiol Rev.
Jose L. Diaz-Gomez. Perioperative management of patients with sepsis and septic shock, Part II: Ultrasound support for resuscitation. Anesthesiol Clin.
Joseph S. Coselli. Commentary: Risk of overlapping surgery in cardiac surgery? Much ado about nothing. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Richard A. F. Dixon and Mendel Chen. Role of low-density lipoprotein in early vascular aging associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheumatol.
Scott LeMaire and Ying H. Shen. American Heart Association Vascular Disease Strategically Focused Research Network. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.
Mohammad Saeed. QT prolongation in HIV-positive patients: Review article. Indian Heart J.
Wilson Lam. Epicardial unipolar lead loss of ventricular capture during radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. Case Rep Cardiol.
Zvonimir Krajcer and Briana Costello. Editorial for: Outcomes after endovascular mechanical thrombectomy in occluded vascular access used for dialysis purposes. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
Payam Safavi-Naeini and Abdi Rasekh. Left atrial appendage closure and pulmonary vein isolation. Tex Heart Inst J.
Payam Safavi-Naeini and Mehdi Razavi. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Tex Heart Inst J.
David Burkland. Zero-fluoroscopy ablation at the Texas Heart Institute. Tex Heart Inst J.
Nilesh Mathuria. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and wearable defibrillators: Guidelines and updates. Tex Heart Inst J.
The Ali Massumi Cardiac Arrhythmia Symposium: (CME Information). Tex Heart Inst J.
Yochai Birnbaum. Tall R waves in precordial electrocardiogram leads. Tex Heart Inst J.
Ourania Preventza, Joseph S. Coselli, and Kim I. de la Cruz. Proximal descending thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysm in a 24-year-old man after 2 childhood repairs of interrupted aortic arch. Tex Heart Inst J.
Yutao Xi, Qi Chen, and Jie Cheng. Benefit of contact force-guided catheter ablation for treating premature ventricular contractions. Tex Heart Inst J.
Ying H. Shen and Scott LeMaire. Aortic aneurysms and dissections series. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.
Kawabori, A. Critsinelis, C. Kurihara, and T. Sugiura T. Sternum-sparing HVAD implantation with attachment of the outflow graft to the descending aorta. ASAIO J.
Yochai Birnbaum. PR depression with multilead ST elevation and ST depression in aVR by left circumflex artery occlusion: How to differentiate from acute pericarditis. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol.
Wilson Lam. Epicardial unipolar lead loss of ventricular capture during radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. Case Rep Cardiol.
Jeanie F. Woodruff. The treatment-induced neuropathy assessment scale (TNAS): a psychometric update following qualitative enrichment. J Patient Rep Outcomes.
Wei Pan. Outcome impact of different tranexamic acid regimens in cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (OPTIMAL): Rationale, design, and study protocol of a multicenter randomized controlled trial. Am Heart J.
Mark Pollet, Benjamin Jenny, Austin Howard, and Nilesh Mathuria. Ablation of refractory papillary muscle ventricular tachycardia warranting multiple adjunctive ablation techniques: A combined approach for success. J Innov Card Rhythm Manag.
Zachary D. Hale, Brian D. Greet, David A. Burkland, Mehdi Razavi, Abdi Rasekh, Joanna E. Molina Razavi, and Mohammad Saeed. Slow-pathway visualization by using voltage-time relationship: A novel technique for identification and fluoroless ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol.
Alexander Schutz, Wei Pan, and Gabriel Loor. Del Nido cardioplegia in coronary surgery: a propensity-matched analysis. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg.
Darrell Wu, Joseph S. Coselli, Dianna M. Milewicz, Ying H. Shen, and Scott LeMaire. Targeting the NLRP3 inflammasome with inhibitor MCC950 prevents aortic aneurysms and dissections in mice. J Am Heart Assoc.
Mohammad Madjid and Payam Safavi-Naeini. Potential effects of coronaviruses on the cardiovascular system: A review. JAMA Cardiol.
Ying H. Shen and Scott LeMaire. Aortic aneurysms and dissections series: Part II: Dynamic signaling responses in aortic aneurysms and dissections. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.
Yochai Birnbaum. Different ECG patterns of left main coronary artery occlusion signifying varying degrees of ischemic severity. J Electrocardiol.
Ourania A. Preventza. Representation of women in the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association: Evidence for positive change. Ann Thorac Surg.
Ana Maria Segura and Jun Wang. Contribution of increased expression of Yin Yang 2 to development of cardiomyopathy. Front Mol Biosci.
George V. Letsou, Gabriel Loor, Todd Rosengart, and O.H. Frazier. Heterotopic cardiac transplantation: Long-term results and fate of the native heart. Ann Thorac Surg.
Zvonimir Krajcer and Neil Strickman. Pivotal clinical study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the MANTA vascular closure device during percutaneous EVAR and TEVAR procedures. J Endovasc Ther.
Scott LeMaire, Ourania Preventza, and Joseph S. Coselli. Perioperative care after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: The Baylor College of Medicine experience. Part 2: Postoperative management. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Scott LeMaire, Ourania Preventza, and Joseph S. Coselli. Perioperative care after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: The Baylor College of Medicine experience. Part 1: Preoperative considerations. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Raja Muthupillai and Benjamin Cheong. Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) angiography in the pre-procedural assessment of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Eurasian J Med.
Paolo Angelini, Raja Muthupillai, Benjamin Cheong, and Robert Paisley. We have plenty of reasons to propose new, updated policies for preventing sudden cardiac death in young athletes. J Am Heart Assoc.
Mendel Chen. Role of apolipoprotein E in electronegative low-density lipoprotein-induced mitochondrial dysfunction in cardiomyocytes. Metabolism.
Austin Howard, Jie Cheng, and Nilesh Mathuria. Complete AV block induced by right coronary artery spasm following radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. J Atr Fibrillation.
Alice Le Huu. Transcatheter valve replacement: a revolution. Future Cardiol.
Ernesto Jimenez. Low left ventricular ejection fraction, complication rescue, and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
José L. Díaz-Gómez. Focused ultrasonography for septic shock resuscitation. Curr Opin Crit Care.
Mathews M. John, Allison Post, David Burkland, Brian Greet, Jordan Chaisson, George Heberton, Mohammad Saeed, Abdi Rasekh, and Mehdi Razavi. Confirming pericardial access by using impedance measurements from a micropuncture needle. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol.
Joggy K. George, Reynolds Delgado, Ajith P. Nair, and O.H. Frazier. Factor Xa inhibitors in patients with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Juan Marcano. En-bloc thymectomy with aortic arch reconstruction under circulatory arrest for invasive malignant thymoma. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg.
Subhasis Chatterjee. State of the art: contemporary management of acute pulmonary embolism. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Lin Zhang, Wei Luo, and Ying H. Shen. AKT2 regulates endothelial-mediated coagulation homeostasis and promotes intrathrombotic recanalization and thrombus resolution in a mouse model of venous thrombosis. J Thromb Thrombolysis.
Ourania Preventza. Commentary: Call for teamwork to be a class I, evidence-level A recommendation in all guidelines. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Joseph S. Coselli. Commentary: The benefits of going big: Cost savings and reduced mortality in a national study of proximal aortic repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Joseph S. Coselli. Commentary: It’s not how you drive – It’s how you arrive! J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Su Pan, Richard A.F. Dixon, and Qi Liu. Aspirin is associated with reduced rates of venous thromboembolism in older patients with cancer. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther.
Wassim Shatila and Zvonimir Krajcer. Thoracic aortic disease: Can we safely cover the branches? Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
Abdelmotagaly Elgalad and Luiz Sampaio. Surgery for active infective endocarditis of the aortic valve with infection extending beyond the leaflets. Heart Lung Circ.
Joseph Coselli. Discussions in cardiothoracic treatment and care: The contemporary management of acute type A aortic dissection. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Austin A. Howard, Jie Cheng, and Nilesh Mathuria. Complete AV block induced by right coronary artery spasm following radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation. J Atr Fibrillation.
Ahmed Alnajar, Corinne Aberle and Joseph Lamelas. Minimally invasive, simplified double-layer left atrial appendage closure. J Card Surg.
Camila Hochman – Mendez. Type IV collagen conforms to the organization of polylaminin adsorbed on planar substrata. Acta Biomater.
James F. Martin. Organ of Corti size is governed by Yap/Tead-mediated progenitor self-renewal. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.
Liang-Yin Ke, Hua-Chen Chan, and Mendel Chen. Increased APOE glycosylation plays a key role in the atherogenicity of L5 low-density lipoprotein. FASEB J.
Todd K. Rosengart and Scott A. LeMaire. A multifaceted research engagement program improved the academic productivity of general surgery residents. J Surg Educ.
Mehdi Razavi. Safety and accuracy of a novel bioimpedance system for real-time detection and monitoring of endovascular procedure-related bleeding in a porcine model. J Invasive Cardiol.
Joseph S. Coselli. Commentary: Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
Anand V. Ganapathy, Alireza Nazeri, Payam Safavi-Naeini, Mohammad Saeed, Abdi Rasekh, and Mehdi Razavi. Contact-force recovery predicts the absence of cardiac perforation during steam pops. J Interv Card Electrophysiol.
Zvonimir Krajcer and Alexander Postalian. Peripheral arterial disease and transcatheter valve replacement outcomes. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
Ourania Preventza. Predictors of high impact articles in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg.
Davut Cekmecelioglu, Joseph S. Coselli and Scott LeMaire. Aortic arch repair with frozen elephant trunk versus conventional elephant trunk. Ann Cardiothorac Surg.
Scott LeMaire. Building on a genetic framework: Can we personalize the timing of surgical repair for patients with heritable thoracic aortic disease? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Mathews M. John, Ashley Rook, Allison Post, and Mehdi Razavi. Bipolar ablation’s unique paradigm: Duration and power as respectively distinct primary determinants of transmurality and steam pop formation. Heart Rhythm O2.
James F. Martin. Epigenetic and transcriptional networks underlying atrial fibrillation. Circ Res.
Ana Maria Segura and L. Maximilian Buja. Extracellular vesicles influence the pulmonary arterial extracellular matrix in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatr Pulmonol.
Todd Rosengart. Development of a risk score to predict 90-day readmission after coronary artery bypass graft. Ann Thorac Surg.
Yochai Birnbaum. The de Winter ECG pattern: Distribution and morphology of ST depression. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol.
Briana Costello and George Younis. Acute coronary syndrome in women: An overview. Tex Heart Inst J.
Paolo Angelini. In syncope or sudden death from coronary artery anomalies, hypotension and bradycardia are more frequent than ventricular fibrillation. Tex Heart Inst J.
Andres Mesa. Chronic inferior vena cava filter thrombosis: endovascular treatment and one-year follow-up with intravascular ultrasonography. Tex Heart Inst J.
Ourania Preventza, Joseph S. Coselli, and Kim I. De La Cruz. Endovascular repair of a pseudoaneurysm after multiple open repairs of aortic coarctation. Tex Heart Inst J.
Yochai Birnbaum. Conduction disorders in the setting of acute STEMI. Curr Cardiol Rev.
Ourania Preventza and Joseph S. Coselli. Contemporary Surgical Strategies for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Commentary: To epi or not to epi-that is the question. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Briana Costello and Zvonimir Krajcer. Assessing atherothrombotic burden with optical coherence tomography analysis may facilitate post-PCI prognostication and antiplatelet therapy. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
Wilson Lam, Nilesh Mathuria, Mehdi Razavi, and Mohammad Saeed. Meta-analysis comparing Watchman TM and Amplatzer devices for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. Front Cardiovasc Med.
Javid Alakbarli, Subhasis Chatterjee, Joggy K. George, and Leo Simpson. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Coronavirus Disease 2019-associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: An Initial US Experience at a High-volume Centre. Card Fail Rev.
Dianna Milewicz. Report of a Delphi exercise to inform the design of a research programme on screening for thoracic aortic disease. Trials.
Ourania Preventza. The cardiothoracic surgery trainee experience during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: Global insights and opportunities for ongoing engagement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Commentary: How to say goodbye. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Ana Maria Segura and L. Maximilian Buja. The terrible triad of checkpoint inhibition: A Case report of myasthenia gravis, myocarditis, and myositis induced by cemiplimab in a patient with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Case Reports Immunol.
Yochai Birnbaum. Uncommon sense: What does this aberrant pacing spike indicate? Tex Heart Inst J.
Robert J. Schwartz. 3D bioprinting the cardiac Purkinje system using human adipogenic mesenchymal stem cell derived Purkinje cells. Cardiovasc Eng Technol.
Chu-Huang Chen. Effect of acyl and alkyl analogs of platelet-activating factor on inflammatory signaling. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat.
Scott LeMaire. Commentary: Genetics and surgical planning in heritable aortic disease-moving from “when to operate” to “how to operate”. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Su Pan, Richard A. F. Dixon, and Qi Liu. Diagnosis and treatment of transthyretin-related amyloidosis cardiomyopathy. Clin Cardiol.
Camila Hochman Mendez, Luiz C Sampaio , and Doris A Taylor. Tissue-engineered human embryonic stem cell-containing cardiac patches: evaluating recellularization of decellularized matrix. J Tissue Eng.
Mendel Chen. Clinical Significance of Electronegative Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Atherothrombosis. Biomedicines.
Guilherme V. Silva, and Mahboob Alam. Targeting inflammation after myocardial infarction. Curr Cardiol Rep.
Zachary Hale, Austin Howard, and Nilesh Mathuria. Techniques for percutaneous access. Card Electrophysiol Clin.
Joseph S. Coselli. Open vs. endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: tale of the tape. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann.
Juan Carlos Plana. The cancer patient and cardiology. Eur J Heart Fail.
Mendel Chen. Association of electronegative LDL with macrophage foam cell formation and CD11c expression in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Int J Mol Sci.
Camila Hochman Mendez, Ernesto Curty da Costa, and Doris A. Taylor. Change the laminin, change the cardiomyocyte: Improve untreatable heart failure. Int J Mol Sci.
Junping Sun, Shahrzad Abbasi, and Mendel Chen. Atherogenic L5 LDL induces cardiomyocyte apoptosis and inhibits K(ATP) channels through CaMKII activation. Lipids Health Dis.
Shiladitya Sengupta. Ligand-induced gene activation is associated with oxidative genome damage whose repair is required for transcription. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.
Ourania Preventza. Trends in female authorship: A bibliometric analysis of the annals of thoracic surgery. Ann Thorac Surg.
Camila Hochman-Mendez, and Qian Xiang. Gelatin promotes cell retention within decellularized heart extracellular matrix vasculature and parenchyma. Cell Mol Bioeng.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Goal-directed therapy for cardiac surgery. Crit Care Clin.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Prevention of acute kidney injury. Crit Care Clin.
Ourania Preventza. US women in thoracic surgery: Reflections on the past and opportunities for the future. J Thorac Dis.
Joseph S. Coselli. The frozen elephant trunk technique in acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection. Turk Gogus Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Derg.
Lourdes Chacon-Alberty and Doris Taylor. Impaired therapeutic efficacy of bone marrow cells from post-myocardial infarction patients in the TIME and LateTIME clinical trials. PLoS One.
James F. Martin. Epigenetic assays in purified cardiomyocyte nuclei. Methods Mol Biol.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury. Crit Care Clin.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Goal-directed therapy for cardiac surgery. Crit Care Clin.
Doug Farmer. Re-evaluating the role of CABG in acute coronary syndromes. Curr Cardiol Rep.
James F. Martin. Embryonic ECM protein SLIT2 and NPNT promote postnatal cardiomyocyte cytokinesis. Circ Res.
Joseph S. Coselli. Commentary: Measure twice, cut once. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Vicente Orozco-Sevilla. Commentary: Has revascularization MET its match? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Cardiac surgery-enhanced recovery programs modified for COVID-19: Key steps to preserve resources, manage caseload backlog, and improve patient outcomes. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth.
Ralph M. Nichols. Correlation of light microscopic findings with transmission electron microscopy within a vascular occlusion device. Cardiovasc Pathol.
Mendel Chen. Activation of acid-sensing ion channel 3 by lysophosphatidylcholine 16:0 mediates psychological stress-induced fibromyalgia-like pain. Ann Rheum Dis.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Treatment with angiotensin II is associated with rapid blood pressure response and vasopressor sparing in patients with vasoplegia after cardiac surgery: A post-hoc analysis of angiotensin II for the treatment of high-output shock (ATHOS-3) study. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth.
Qi Chen, Juliette Dean, Jennifer Parenti, Jie Cheng, and Nilesh Mathuria. Delayed removal of a percutaneous left ventricular assist device for patients undergoing catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia is associated with increased 90-day mortality. J Interv Card Electrophysiol.
Yaxin Wang, Jeff L. Conger, Gil Costas, Abdelmotagaly Elgalad, and Luiz C. Sampaio. In vivo hemodynamic evaluation of an implantable left ventricular assist device in a long-term anti-coagulation regimen. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc.
Yaxin Wang, Shweta Karnik, Abdelmotagaly Elgalad, and O.H. Frazier. Numerical and experimental approach to characterize a BLDC motor with different radial-gap to improve hemocompatibility performance. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc.
Paolo Angelini. Left main-like bifurcation primary percutaneous coronary intervention case report: anomalous right coronary artery ostium from the left anterior descending. Eur Heart J Case Rep.
Juan Marcano, Aladdein Mattar, and Jeffrey A. Morgan. Overview of mechanical circulatory support devices and concepts. Mechanical Support for Heart Failure (Cham: Springer, 2020).
Harveen K. Lamba and Jeffrey A. Morgan. Emerging continuous-flow blood pump technologies. Mechanical Support for Heart Failure (Cham: Springer, 2020).
[JTW in memorium]. James. T. Willerson, MD; In Memoriam. Circulation.
[JTW in memorium]. In Memoriam: James T. Willerson, 1939 to 2020. J Am Coll Cardiol.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Commentary: The need for better identification of postoperative delirium. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Subhasis Chatterjee, Todd Rosengart, and Joseph S. Coselli. Cardiac surgery during the COVID-19 sine wave: Preparation once, preparation twice. The view from Houston. J Card Surg.
Carlo Uribe, Benjamin Cheong, and Barry R. Davis. Left ventricular noncompaction detected by cardiac magnetic resonance screening: A reexamination of diagnostic criteria. Tex Heart Inst J.
Benjamin Cheong, Ourania Preventza, and Raja Muthupillai. Coronary artery calcium scoring: an evidence-based guide for primary care physicians. J Intern Med.
Camila Hochman Mendez. Optimizing the decellularized porcine liver scaffold protocol. Cells Tissues Organs.
Camila Hochman Mendez. Generating a fractal microstructure of laminin-111 to signal to cells. J Vis Exp.
Scott LeMaire, Ourania Preventza, and Joseph S. Coselli. Differential presentation in acuity and outcomes based on socioeconomic status in patients who undergo thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Joseph S Coselli, Ying H Shen and Scott A LeMaire. Single-cell transcriptome analysis reveals dynamic cell populations and differential gene expression patterns in control and aneurysmal human aortic tissue. Circulation.
Qi Liu, Su Pan, and Richard A F Dixon. Cardiopulmonary bypass induces acute lung injury via the high-mobility group Box 1/toll-like receptor 4 pathway. Dis Markers.
Wei Luo, Ying H Shen, and Scott A LeMaire. Monosomy X in female mice influences the regional formation and augments the severity of angiotensin II-induced aortopathies. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.
Yuka Morikawa and James F Martin. ERBB2 drives YAP activation and EMT-like processes during cardiac regeneration. Nat Cell Biol.
Ourania Preventza. Keep the pipeline open for women applying to cardiothoracic surgery. Am Surg.
Ourania Preventza and Davut Cekmecelioglu. Commentary: Endovascular solutions for chronic type B aortic dissection: Keep pushing the envelope in a safe way and helping our patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Alexander Postalian and Zvonimir Krajcer. Chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention: The Latin American experience. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
Vicente Orozco-Sevilla V, Ourania Preventza, Subhasis Chatterjee, and Joseph S. Coselli. Acute DeBakey type II dissection mimics left ventricle outflow tract obstruction. Ann Thorac Surg.
Ourania Preventza, Scott LeMaire, Subhasis Chatterjee, Todd Rosengart, and Joseph S. Coselli. Sex, racial, and ethnic disparities in US cardiovascular trials in more than 230,000 patients. Ann Thorac Surg.
Subhasis Chatterjee. Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Virtual Conference Taskforce: Recommendations for hosting a virtual surgical meeting. Ann Thorac Surg.
Ana Maria Segura and Mehdi Razavi. Biocompatibility studies of macroscopic fibers made from carbon nanotubes: Implications for carbon nanotube macrostructures in biomedical applications. Carbon.
Emerson Perin. Allogeneic mesenchymal cell therapy in anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy heart failure patients: The CCTRN SENECA Trial. JACC CardioOncol.
Paolo E. Angelini. How to work up a case of sudden cardiac arrest in a young sportsman. JACC Case Rep.
Scott LeMaire, Joseph S. Coselli, and Ying H. Shen. Ciprofloxacin accelerates aortic enlargement and promotes dissection and rupture in Marfan mice. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Jay Cheng. The lncRNA H19 alleviates muscular dystrophy by stabilizing dystrophin. Nat Cell Biol.
Abdelmotagaly Mohamed Elgalad. An epicardial bioelectronic patch made from soft rubbery materials and capable of spatiotemporal mapping of electrophysiological activity. Nat Electron.
[JTW in memorium]. Ali J. Marian. A tribute to James Thornton Willerson, M.D. November 16, 1939–September 16, 2020. Cardiovasc Res.
Mendel Chen. Lectin-like oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor-1 (LOX-1): a crucial driver of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Eur Heart J.
James F. Martin. Predicting unrecognized enhancer-mediated genome topology by an ensemble machine learning model. Genome Res.
Joseph S. Coselli and Ourania Preventza. The dos and don’ts of open and endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Innovations (Phila).
Mendel Chen. Adiponectin forms a complex with atherogenic LDL and inhibits its downstream effects. J Lipid Res.
AHA Meeting Abstracts
Emerson Perin. Abstract 15258: Higher unipolar voltage at cell injection sites correlates with better outcomes after transendocardial Cd34+ cell transplantation in patients with chronic heart failure. Circulation: Abstracts From the American Heart Association’s 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Ambar A. Afshar. Abstract 13484: Acute coronary syndrome: A unique presentation of Libman Sacks endocarditis. Circulation: Abstracts From the American Heart Association’s 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Emerson Perin. Abstract 14080: A phase II randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of combined mesenchymal stromal cells and C-kit+ cardiac progenitor cells in ischemic heart failure: The CCTRN CONCERT-HF Trial. Circulation: Abstracts From the American Heart Association’s 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Dianna Milewicz. Abstract 17084: Nuclear smooth muscle α-actin participates in chromatin remodeling at smooth muscle contractile gene promoters. Circulation: Abstracts From the American Heart Association’s 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Milad El Hajj. Abstract 15762: Intensive weight management improves functional capacity in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Circulation: Abstracts From the American Heart Association’s 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Dianna Milewicz. Abstract 13562: COQ8B: A candidate genetic modifier of thoracic aortic aneurysm severity. Circulation: Abstracts From the American Heart Association’s 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Andrew Civitello. Abstract 15628: HeartCare: Improving clinical practice through comprehensive cardiovascular genetic testing. Circulation: Abstracts From the American Heart Association’s 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Su Pan, Qi Liu, and Richard A. F. Dixon. Abstract 14875: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease negatively affects in-hospital outcomes in patients with takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Circulation: Abstracts From the American Heart Association’s 2020 Scientific Sessions.
Camila Hochman Mendez and Qian Xiang. Gelatin promotes cell retention within decellularized heart extracellular matrix vasculature and parenchyma. Cell Mol Bioeng.
Gabriel Loor. Commentary: The 250-mile radius rule in lung transplant donation: Even the best intentions have untoward consequences. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
James F Martin. Enhancing pace: Identifying and validating the cis-regulatory landscape of the sinoatrial node. Circ Res.
Joseph Lamelas. Current surgical risk scores overestimate risk in minimally invasive aortic valve replacement. Innovations (Phila).
Mendel Chen. An increased plasma level of apoCIII-rich electronegative high-density lipoprotein may contribute to cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease. Biomedicines.
Su Pan, Richard A. F. Dixon, and Qi Liu. Identifying different phenotypes in takotsubo cardiomyopathy by latent class analysis. ESC Heart Fail.
Vicente Orozco-Sevilla and Joseph S. Coselli. Commentary: Occam’s razor: The simplest solution is always the best. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
James F. Martin. A steroid receptor coactivator stimulator (MCB-613) attenuates adverse remodeling after myocardial infarction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.
Ying H. Shen. Plasminogen activator inhibitor-2 inhibits pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cell proliferation in pulmonary arterial hypertension via PI3K/Akt and ERK signaling. Exp Cell Res.
Deborah C. Vela and L. Maximilian Buja. Label-free visualization and quantification of biochemical markers of atherosclerotic plaque progression using intravascular fluorescence lifetime. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging.
Ourania Preventza, Scott LeMaire, and Joseph S. Coselli. Early gastrointestinal complications after open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Ann Thorac Surg.
Alexander Postalian and Zvonimir Krajcer. Preventing tricuspid valve injury during transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.
Joseph S. Coselli and Vicente Orozco-Sevilla. Commentary: A situation where time is of the essence except when it is not. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Joseph S. Coselli. The patient said he would rather die: Should you let him? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Ourania Preventza. Stent use in patients with Marfan syndrome: Not so crazy after all. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.
Sonya E. Fogg. Mushroom consumption and cardiovascular health: A systematic review. Am J Med.
Ourania Preventza, Vicente Orozco-Sevilla, and Joseph S. Coselli. Critical care management after open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino).
Zvonimir Krajcer and Briana Costello. Effect of concomitant aortic regurgitation on early hypoattenuated leaflet thickening after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv.