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.
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.
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.
Ailawadi G, Swenson BR, Girotti ME, Gazoni LM, Peeler BB, Kern JA, Fedoruk LM, Kron IL. Is mitral valve repair superior to replacement in elderly patients? Ann Thorac Surg 86(1):77-85, 2008.
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.
Serfontein SJ, and Kron IL. Complications of coarctation repair. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 5:206-211, 2002.
Maxey TS, Smith CD, Kern JA, Tribble CG, Jones DR, Kron IL, and Crosby IK. Beneficial effects of inhaled nitric oxide in adult cardiac surgical patients. Ann Thorac Surg 73:529-532, 2002.
Kron IL, Green GR, and Cope JT. Surgical relocation of the posterior papillary muscle in chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation. Ann Thorac Surg 74:600-601, 2002.
Kaza AK, Patel MR, Fiser SM, Long SM, Kern JA, Tribble CG, and Kron IL. Ventricular reconstruction results in improved left ventricular function and amelioration of mitral insufficiency. Ann Surg 235:828-832, 2002.
Kaza AK, Dietz JF, Kern JA, Jones DR, Robbins MK, Fiser SM, Long SM, Bergin JD, Kron IL, and Tribble CG. Coronary risk stratification in patients with end-stage lung disease. J Heart Lung Transplant 21:334-339, 2002.
Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Long SM, Kaza AK, Kern JA, Jones DR, Robbins MK, and Kron IL. Ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation increases risk of late bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg 73:1041-1047, 2002.
Cope JT, Fraser GD, Kouretas PC, and Kron IL. Complete versus partial atrioventricular canal: equal risks of repair in the modern era. Ann Surg 236:514-520, 2002.
Reece TB, Maxey TS, and Kron IL. A prospectus on tissue adhesives. Am J Surg 182:40S-44S, 2001.
Kaza AK, Cope JT, Kern JA, Cassada DC, Long SM, Fiser SM, Kron IL, and Tribble CG. A technique for adequate coverage of the proximal suture line during abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg 34:367-368, 2001.
Fiser SM, Kron IL, Long SM, Kaza KA, Kern JA, Cassada DC, Jones DR, Robbins MC, and Tribble CG. Influence of graft ischemic time on outcomes following lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Tansplant. 20(12):1291-1296, 2001.
Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Kern JA, Long SM, Kaza AK, and Kron IL. Cardiac reoperation in the intensive care unit. Ann Thorac Surg 71:1888-1892, 2001.
Fiser SM, Tribble CG, Kaza AK, Long SM, Zacour RK, Kern JA, and Kron IL. When to discontinue extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for postcardiotomy support. Ann Thorac Surg 71:210-214, 2001.
Fiser SM, Kron IL, McLendon Long S, Kaza AK, Kern JA, and Tribble CG. Early intervention after severe oxygenation index elevation improves survival following lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 20:631-636, 2001.
Fiser SM, Kron IL, Long SM, Kaza AK, Robbins M, Kern JA, and Tribble CG. Donor lung salvage after neurogenic pulmonary edema with the use of post-transplant extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 122:1257-1258, 2001.
Cope JT, Kaza AK, Reade CC, Shockey KS, Kern JA, Tribble CG, and Kron IL. A cost comparison of heart transplantation versus alternative operations for cardiomyopathy. Ann Thorac Surg 72:1298-1305, 2001.
King RC, Binns OA, Rodriguez F, Kanithanon RC, Daniel TM, Spotnitz WD, Tribble CG, and Kron IL. Reperfusion injury significantly impacts clinical outcome after pulmonary transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 69:1681-1685, 2000.
Gangemi JJ, Tribble CG, Ross SD, McPherson JA, Kern JA, and Kron IL. Does the additive risk of mitral valve repair in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy prohibit surgical intervention? Ann Surg 231:710-714, 2000.