Clinical Publications

Clinical Publications

Research Resident Trainees are underlined.

Hennessy SA, Gillen JR, Hranjec T, Kozower BD, Jones DR, Kron IL, Lau CL. Influence of hemodialysis on clinical outcomes after lung transplantation. J Surg Res 183(2):916-21, 2013.

Stone ML, LaPar DJ, Mulloy DP, Rasmussen SK, Kane BJ, McGahren ED, Rodgers BM. Primary payer status is significantly associated with postoperative mortality, morbidity, and hospital resource utilization in pediatric surgical patients within the United States. J Pediatr Surg 48(1):81-7, 2013.

Lapar DJ, Gillen JR, Crosby IK, Sawyer RG, Lau CL, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Predictors of operative mortality in cardiac surgical patients with prolonged intensive care unit duration. J Am Coll Surg 216(6):1116-23, 2013.

Mulloy DP, Bhamidipati CM, Stone ML, Ailawadi G, Kron IL, Kern JA. Orthotopic heart transplant versus left ventricular assist device: a national comparison of cost and survival. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145(2):566-73, 2013

LaPar DJ, Mulloy DP, Stone ML, Crosby IK, Lau CL, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Concomitant tricuspid valve operations affect outcomes after mitral operations: a multiinstitutional, statewide analysis. Ann Thorac Surg 94(1):52-7, 2012.

LaPar DJ, Stukenborg GJ, Guyer RA, Stone ML, Bhamidipati CM, Lau CL, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Primary payer status is associated with mortality and resource utilization for coronary artery bypass grafting. Circulation 11;126(11 Suppl 1):S132-9, 2012.

Mehta GS, LaPar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, Kern JA, Kron IL, Upchurch GR Jr, Ailawadi G. Previous percutaneous coronary intervention increases morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting. Surgery 152(1):5-11, 2012. [Link]

LaPar DJ, Mery CM, Peeler BB, Kron IL, Gangemi JJ. Short and long-term outcomes for bidirectional glenn procedure performed with and without cardiopulmonary bypass. Ann Thorac Surg 94(1):164-70, 2012. [Link]

Stone ML, Kilic A, Kron IL, Gangemi JJ. Modified aortoplasty for discrete congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143(6):1450-1, 2012.

Hennessy SA, Hranjec T, Emaminia A, Lapar DJ, Kozower BD, Kron IL, Jones DR, Lau CL. Geographic distance between donor and recipient does not influence outcomes after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 92(5):1847-53, 2011. [Link]

Bhamidipati CM, LaPar DJ, Mehta GS, Kern JA, Upchurch GR Jr, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Albumin is a better predictor of outcomes than body mass index following coronary artery bypass grafting. Surgery 150(4):626-34, 2011. [Link]

LaPar DJ, Yang Z, Stukenborg GJ, Peeler BB, Kern JA, Kron IL, and Ailawadi G. Outcomes of reoperative aortic valve replacement after revious sternotomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 139:263-72, 2010.

Ailawadi G, LaPar DJ, Swenson BR, Siefert SA, Lau C, KernJA, Peeler BB, Littlewood KE and Kron IL. Model for end-stage liver disease predicts mortality for rricuspid valve surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 87:1460-8, 2009.

LaPar DJ, Kron IL and Yang Z. Stem cell therapy for ischemic heart disease: where are we? Curr Opin Organ Transpl. 14:79-84, 2009.

Ailawadi G, Lau CL, Smith PW, Swenson BR, Hennessy SA, Kuhn CJ, Fedoruk LM, Kozower BD, Kron IL, Jones DR. Does reperfusion injury still cause significant mortality after lung transplantation? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137(3):688-94, 2009.

Ellman PI, Smith RL, Girotti ME, Thompson PW, Peeler BB, Kern JA, Kron IL. Cardiac injury during resternotomy does not affect perioperative mortality. J Am Coll Surg 206(5):993-7, 2008.

Ailawadi G, Kron IL. New strategies for surgical management of ischemic cardiomyopathy. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6(4):521-30, 2008.

Gazoni LM, Fedoruk LM, Kern JA, Dent JM, Reece TB, Tribble CG, Smith PW, Lisle TC, and Kron IL. A simplified approach to degenerative disease: Triangular resections of the mitral valve. Ann Thorac Surg 83:1658-1665, 2007.

Reece TB, Tribble CG, Smith RL, Singh RR, Stiles BM, Peeler BB, Kern JA, and Kron IL. Central cannulation is safe in acute aortic dissection repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:428-434, 2007.

Fedoruk LM, Kern JA, Peeler BA, and Kron IL. Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery: Right internal thoracic artery t oright coronary artery bypass is not the answer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:456-460, 2007.

Singh RR, Warren PS, Reece TB, Ellman P, Peeler BB, and Kron IL. Early repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect is safe and effective. Ann Thorac Surg 82:1598-1601, 2006.

Maxey TS, Bradner MW, Reece TB, Keeling WB, and Kron IL. Coarctation of a right aortic arch. J Card Surg 21:261-263, 2006.

Kern JA, Matsumoto AH, Tribble CG, Gazoni LM, Peeler BB, Harthun NL, Chong T, Cherry KJ, Dake MD, Angle JS, and Kron IL. Thoracic aortic endografting is the treatment of choice for elderly patients with thoracic aortic disease. Ann Surg 243:815-820, 2006.

Gazoni LM, Carty R, Skinner J, Cherry KJ, Harthun NL, Kron IL, Tribble CG, and Kern JA. Endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvest for femoral to below the knee arterial bypass using saphenous vein graft. J Vasc Surg 44:282-287, 2006.

Adams JD, Fedoruk LM, Tache-Leon CA, Peeler BB, Kern JA, Tribble CG, Bergin JD, and Kron IL. Does preoperative ejection fraction predict operative mortality with left ventricular restoration? Ann Thorac Surg 82:1715-1719, 2006.

Singh RR, Lisle TC, and Kron IL. Surgical treatment of the failing heart. Minerva Cardioangiol 53:287-297, 2005.

Ellman PI, Kron IL, Alvis JS, Tache-Leon C, Maxey TS, Reece TB, Peeler BB, Kern JA, and Tribble CG. Acute sleep deprivation in the thoracic surgical resident does not affect operative outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg 80:60-64, 2005.

Reece TB, Tribble CG, Ellman PI, Maxey TS, Woodford RL, Dimeling GM, Wellons HA, Crosby IK, Kern JA, and Kron IL. Mitral repair is superior to replacement when associated with coronary artery disease. Ann Surg 239:671-675, 2004.

Maxey TS, Reece TB, Ellman PI, Butler PD, Kern JA, Tribble CG, and Kron IL. Coronary artery bypass with ventricular restoration is superior to coronary artery bypass alone in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:428-434, 2004.

Ellman PI, Law MG, Tache-Leon C, Reece TB, Maxey TS, Peeler BB, Kern JA, Tribble CG, and Kron IL. Sleep deprivation does not affect operative results in cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 78:906-911, 2004.

Reece TB, Kern JA, Tribble CG, and Cassada DC. The role of pharmacology in spinal cord protection during thoracic aortic reconstruction. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 15:365-377, 2003.

Maxey TS, Serfontein SJ, Reece TB, Rheuban KS, and Kron IL. Transverse arch hypoplasia may predispose patients to aneurysm formation after patch repair of aortic coarctation. Ann Thorac Surg 76:1090-1093, 2003.

Maxey TS, Reece TB, Ellman PI, Kern JA, Tribble CG, and Kron IL. The beating heart approach is not necessary for the Dor procedure. Ann Thorac Surg 76:1571-1574, 2003.

Long SM, Tribble CG, Raymond DP, Fiser SM, Kaza AK, Kern JA, and Kron IL. Preoperative shock determines outcome for acute type A aortic dissection. Ann Thorac Surg 75:520-524, 2003.

Kaza AK, Cope JT, Fiser SM, Long SM, Kern JA, Kron IL, and Tribble CG. Elimination of fat microemboli during cardiopulmonary bypass. Ann Thorac Surg 75:555-559, 2003.