EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Wisconsin Medical School , 1977 , Madison , WI

Residency

General Surgery
  • Boston University , 1982 , Boston , MA

Residency

Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Toronto General Hospital , 1985 , Toronto , Canada

Fellowship

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Hospital for Sick Children , 1986 , Toronto , Canada

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Congenital Heart Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. The feasibility of mitral valve device foldoplasty: an in vivo study to evaluate durable retention. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 12. View abstract
  2. Importance of Preserved Tricuspid Valve Function for Effective Soft Robotic Augmentation of the Right Ventricle in Cases of Elevated Pulmonary Artery Pressure. Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2021 Jul 14. View abstract
  3. Management of Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries With Intact Ventricular Septum: Anatomic Repair or Palliative Treatment? Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jul; 14(7):e010154. View abstract
  4. Aortic Valve Surgery After Neonatal Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty in Congenital Aortic Stenosis. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jun; 14(6):e009933. View abstract
  5. A Tribute to Ajit Yoganathan's Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics Lab: A Survey of Its Contributions to Our Understanding of the Physiology and Management of Single-Ventricle Patients. Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2021 May 20. View abstract
  6. A Novel Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgery Strategy Using Contracting Band for Patients With Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: An MRI-Based Multipatient Modeling Study. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2021; 9:638934. View abstract
  7. Restriction of Atrial Septal Defect Leads to Growth of Hypoplastic Ventricle in Patients with Borderline Right or Left Heart. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 15. View abstract
  8. The Association of Age and Repair Modification with Outcome after Cone Repair for Ebstein's Malformation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 07. View abstract
  9. Biventricular conversion after Fontan completion: A preliminary experience. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 04. View abstract
  10. Acute and Short-Term Outcomes of Percutaneous Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in Children. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Apr; 14(4):e009996. View abstract
  11. Super Glenn for staged biventricular repair: impact on left ventricular growth? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 15. View abstract
  12. Long-term outcomes of truncus arteriosus repair: A modulated renewal competing risks analysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 12. View abstract
  13. A Large Animal Model for Acute Kidney Injury by Temporary Bilateral Renal Artery Occlusion. J Vis Exp. 2021 02 02; (168). View abstract
  14. Risk Factors for Left Ventricular Dysfunction Following Surgical Management of Cardiac Fibroma. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 02; 14(2):e011748. View abstract
  15. Human endothelial colony-forming cells provide trophic support for pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes via distinctively high expression of neuregulin-1. Angiogenesis. 2021 05; 24(2):327-344. View abstract
  16. Discussion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar; 161(3):1165-1166. View abstract
  17. Commentary: Cone reconstruction for Ebstein's anomaly is here to stay. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 03; 161(3):1110-1111. View abstract
  18. A Multi-Mode System for Myocardial Functional and Physiological Assessment during Ex Situ Heart Perfusion. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2020 Dec; 52(4):303-313. View abstract
  19. Autologous mitochondrial transplantation for cardiogenic shock in pediatric patients following ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep; 162(3):992-1001. View abstract
  20. Bilateral Erector Spinae Blocks Decrease Perioperative Opioid Use After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul; 35(7):2082-2087. View abstract
  21. Technical Performance Score: A Predictor of Outcomes After the Norwood Procedure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 25. View abstract
  22. Professor Ajit P. Yoganathan, PhD: "From bench to bedside": Celebrating his contributions to cardiac surgery with an honorary fellowship from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar; 161(3):728-729. View abstract
  23. Ascending Aortoplasty in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Procedures. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Sep; 112(3):855-861. View abstract
  24. Autogenous mitochondria transplantation for treatment of right heart failure. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 07; 162(1):e111-e121. View abstract
  25. Preoperative Factors That Predict Recurrence After Repair of Discrete Subaortic Stenosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 05; 111(5):1613-1619. View abstract
  26. Mitochondrial transplantation by intra-arterial injection for acute kidney injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2020 09 01; 319(3):F403-F413. View abstract
  27. Mitochondrial transplantation for myocardial protection in ex-situ?perfused hearts donated after circulatory death. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Jun 29. View abstract
  28. Experience and Outcomes of Surgically Implanted Melody Valve in the Pulmonary Position. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 03; 111(3):966-972. View abstract
  29. Technical Performance Score's Association With Arterial Switch Operation Outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 04; 111(4):1367-1373. View abstract
  30. 1.5-Ventricle Repair Using Left Ventricle as the Subpulmonary Ventricle. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 12; 110(6):e529-e530. View abstract
  31. Modified Ozaki Procedure Including Annular Enlargement for Small Aortic Annuli in Young Patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 10; 110(4):1364-1371. View abstract
  32. Mitochondrial transplantation for myocardial protection in diabetic hearts. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 05 01; 57(5):836-845. View abstract
  33. Discussion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 29. View abstract
  34. Letter by McCully et al Regarding Article, "Mitochondria Do Not Survive Calcium Overload". Circ Res. 2020 04 10; 126(8):e56-e57. View abstract
  35. Mitochondrial Transplantation for Myocardial Protection in Ex-Situ Perfused Hearts Donated after Cardio-Circulatory Death. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Apr; 39(4S):S87. View abstract
  36. Multi-Band Surgery for Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot Patients With Reduced Right Ventricle Ejection Fraction: A Pilot Study. Front Physiol. 2020; 11:198. View abstract
  37. Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgical Procedures in Children. Innovations (Phila). 2020 Mar/Apr; 15(2):95-98. View abstract
  38. Dynamic Augmentation of Left Ventricle and Mitral Valve Function With an Implantable Soft Robotic Device. JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2020 Mar; 5(3):229-242. View abstract
  39. Reply: Intracoronary Delivery of Mitochondria to Prevent Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury: Challenging Pathway From Bench to Bedside. JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2020 Feb; 5(2):209. View abstract
  40. A geometrically adaptable heart valve replacement. Sci Transl Med. 2020 02 19; 12(531). View abstract
  41. Congenital aortic and truncal valve reconstruction using the Ozaki technique: Short-term clinical results. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 05; 161(5):1567-1577. View abstract
  42. Examination of pathologic features of the right atrioventricular groove in hearts with Ebstein anomaly and correlation with arrhythmias. Heart Rhythm. 2020 07; 17(7):1092-1098. View abstract
  43. Aortic valve neo-cuspidation using the Ozaki technique for acquired and congenital disease: where does this procedure currently stand? Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan; 36(Suppl 1):113-122. View abstract
  44. Do patients with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery benefit from an early repair of the mitral valve? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 01 01; 57(1):72-77. View abstract
  45. A Novel Biological Strategy for Myocardial Protection by Intracoronary Delivery of Mitochondria: Safety and Efficacy. JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2019 Dec; 4(8):871-888. View abstract
  46. Fontan with lateral tunnel is associated with improved survival compared with extracardiac conduit. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 04; 159(4):1480-1491.e2. View abstract
  47. Mitochondrial transplantation enhances murine lung viability and recovery after ischemia-reperfusion injury. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2020 01 01; 318(1):L78-L88. View abstract
  48. [Current surgical options and outcomes for newborns with hypoplastic left heart syndrome]. An Pediatr (Engl Ed). 2019 Nov; 91(5):352.e1-352.e9. View abstract
  49. Initial experience introducing an enhanced recovery program in congenital cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 11; 160(5):1313-1321.e5. View abstract
  50. Corrigendum to "Patient-specific in vivo right ventricle material parameter estimation for patients with tetralogy of fallot using MRI-Based models with different zero-load diastole and systole morphologies" [Int. J. Cardiol. 276 (2019) 93-99]. Int J Cardiol. 2020 Mar 15; 303:87. View abstract
  51. Flow disturbances and the development of endocardial fibroelastosis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb; 159(2):637-646. View abstract
  52. Repair of double outlet right ventricle: Midterm outcomes. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 30. View abstract
  53. Preischemic autologous mitochondrial transplantation by intracoronary injection for myocardial protection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug; 160(2):e15-e29. View abstract
  54. Delayed Transplantation of Autologous Mitochondria for Cardioprotection in a Porcine Model. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 03; 109(3):711-719. View abstract
  55. Ventricle stress/strain comparisons between Tetralogy of Fallot patients and healthy using models with different zero-load diastole and systole morphologies. PLoS One. 2019; 14(8):e0220328. View abstract
  56. Mitochondrial transplantation ameliorates acute limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2020 03; 71(3):1014-1026. View abstract
  57. Long-term Surgical Prognosis of Primary Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis Repair. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 10; 108(4):1202-1209. View abstract
  58. Flow disturbances and progression of endocardial fibroelastosis - a case report. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2019 Sep - Oct; 42:1-3. View abstract
  59. Interdigitating Myocardial Tongues in Pediatric Cardiac Fibromas: Plausible Substrate for Ventricular Tachycardia and Cardiac Arrest. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 05; 5(5):563-575. View abstract
  60. Mechanical Properties of Autologous Pericardium Change With Fixation Time: Implications for Valve Reconstruction. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019; 31(4):852-854. View abstract
  61. Temporal enhancement of 2D color Doppler echocardiography sequences by fragment-based frame reordering and refinement. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2019 Apr; 14(4):577-586. View abstract
  62. An intraoperative test device for aortic valve repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 01; 157(1):126-132. View abstract
  63. Mitochondrial transplantation prolongs cold ischemia time in murine heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 01; 38(1):92-99. View abstract
  64. Outcomes after mechanical aortic valve replacement in children and young adults with congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 01; 157(1):329-340. View abstract
  65. Patient-specific in vivo right ventricle material parameter estimation for patients with tetralogy of Fallot using MRI-based models with different zero-load diastole and systole morphologies. Int J Cardiol. 2019 Feb 01; 276:93-99. View abstract
  66. Impact of surgical pulmonary valve replacement on ventricular strain and synchrony in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance feature tracking study. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2018 06 18; 20(1):37. View abstract
  67. Reply to Buratto et al. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 06 01; 53(6):1296. View abstract
  68. Predictors of Postoperative Rehabilitation Therapy Following Congenital Heart Surgery. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 05 12; 7(10). View abstract
  69. Dehiscence of patch augmentation of a left-sided atrioventricular valve related to strenuous isometric exercise: Case report and failure analysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 10; 156(4):e165-e168. View abstract
  70. A leaflet plication clip is an effective surgical template for mitral valve foldoplasty. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 05 01; 53(5):939-944. View abstract
  71. Staged ventricular recruitment in patients with borderline ventricles and large ventricular septal defects. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 07; 156(1):254-264. View abstract
  72. Cell-Based Therapy With Cardiosphere-Derived Cardiocytes: A New Hope for Pediatric Patients With Single Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease? Circ Res. 2018 03 30; 122(7):916-917. View abstract
  73. Alloreactivity and allorecognition of syngeneic and allogeneic mitochondria. Mitochondrion. 2019 05; 46:103-115. View abstract
  74. A novel wall water system for cardiopulmonary bypass may reduce the risk of aerosolized infection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 07; 156(1):318-324. View abstract
  75. Targeted Increase in Pulmonary Blood Flow in a Bidirectional Glenn Circulation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 30(2):182-188. View abstract
  76. Fast image-based mitral valve simulation from individualized geometry. Int J Med Robot. 2018 Apr; 14(2). View abstract
  77. Technical Performance Score Predicts Partial/Transitional Atrioventricular Septal Defect Outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 05; 105(5):1461-1468. View abstract
  78. Transit and integration of extracellular mitochondria in human heart cells. Sci Rep. 2017 12 12; 7(1):17450. View abstract
  79. Soft robotic ventricular assist device with septal bracing for therapy of heart failure. Sci Robot. 2017 11 22; 2(12). View abstract
  80. Valve-sparing repair with intraoperative balloon dilation in tetralogy of Fallot: Midterm results and therapeutic implications. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 03; 155(3):1163-1173.e4. View abstract
  81. A Growth-Accommodating Implant for Paediatric Applications. Nat Biomed Eng. 2017; 1:818-825. View abstract
  82. Aldo R. Castañeda, MD, PhD: Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award and 74th president of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar; 155(3):847-849. View abstract
  83. Right ventricular outflow tract reintervention after primary tetralogy of Fallot repair in neonates and young infants. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 02; 155(2):726-734. View abstract
  84. Mid-term outcomes in unbalanced complete atrioventricular septal defect: role of biventricular conversion from single-ventricle palliation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 01; 52(3):565-572. View abstract
  85. Cardioscopically Guided Beating Heart Surgery: Paravalvular Leak Repair. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep; 104(3):1074-1079. View abstract
  86. Technical performance scores are predictors of midterm mortality and reinterventions following congenital mitral valve repair. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 01; 52(2):218-224. View abstract
  87. Augmentation of Bridging Leaflets in Repair of Atrioventricular Canal Defects. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul; 104(1):e101-e103. View abstract
  88. Technical Performance Score: Predictor of Outcomes in Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect Repair. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct; 104(4):1371-1377. View abstract
  89. An Intracardiac Soft Robotic Device for Augmentation of Blood Ejection from the Failing Right Ventricle. Ann Biomed Eng. 2017 Sep; 45(9):2222-2233. View abstract
  90. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Prevents Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Hypertrophy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep; 104(3):932-939. View abstract
  91. Hemodynamic parameters predict adverse outcomes following biventricular conversion with single-ventricle palliation takedown. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 08; 154(2):572-582. View abstract
  92. Mitochondrial transplantation: From animal models to clinical use in humans. Mitochondrion. 2017 05; 34:127-134. View abstract
  93. Outcomes following thoracotomy or thoracoscopic vascular ring division in children and young adults. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 08; 154(2):607-615. View abstract
  94. WITHDRAWN: Surgically induced myocardial ischemia: How best to mitigate the injury. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 16. View abstract
  95. Autologous mitochondrial transplantation for dysfunction after ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 07; 154(1):286-289. View abstract
  96. Photo-oxidized bovine pericardium in congenital cardiac surgery: single-centre experience. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2017 02 01; 24(2):240-244. View abstract
  97. Automated detection of coarctation of aorta in neonates from two-dimensional echocardiograms. J Med Imaging (Bellingham). 2017 Jan; 4(1):014502. View abstract
  98. Mitochondrial Transplantation in Myocardial Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017; 982:595-619. View abstract
  99. The human thymus perivascular space is a functional niche for viral-specific plasma cells. Sci Immunol. 2016 Dec; 1(6). View abstract
  100. Myocardial rescue with autologous mitochondrial transplantation in a porcine model of ischemia/reperfusion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 04; 153(4):934-943. View abstract
  101. Boston Children?s Hospital Cardiovascular Program. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Autumn; 28(3):621-625. View abstract
  102. Management of Systemic Right Ventricular Failure in Patients With Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries. Circulation. 2016 Oct 25; 134(17):1293-1302. View abstract
  103. Patient-Specific MRI-Based Right Ventricle Models Using Different Zero-Load Diastole and Systole Geometries for Better Cardiac Stress and Strain Calculations and Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgical Outcome Predictions. PLoS One. 2016; 11(9):e0162986. View abstract
  104. Anomalous Aortic Origin of Coronary Arteries: A Single-Center Experience. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Winter; 28(4):791-800. View abstract
  105. Concept of an expandable cardiac valve for surgical implantation in infants and children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 12; 152(6):1514-1523. View abstract
  106. Surgical reconstruction of semilunar valves in the growing child: Should we mimic the venous valve? A simulation study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 02; 153(2):389-396. View abstract
  107. Development of a Vascularized Heterotopic Neonatal Rat Heart Transplantation Model. Eur Surg Res. 2016; 57(3-4):240-251. View abstract
  108. Outcome and performance of bioprosthetic pulmonary valve replacement in patients with congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 11; 152(5):1333-1342.e3. View abstract
  109. Factors associated with severe aortic dilation in patients with Fontan palliation. Heart. 2017 02 15; 103(4):280-286. View abstract
  110. Intracoronary Delivery of Mitochondria to the Ischemic Heart for Cardioprotection. PLoS One. 2016; 11(8):e0160889. View abstract
  111. Technical Performance Score Predicts Resource Utilization in Congenital Cardiac Procedures. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 06 07; 67(22):2696-8. View abstract
  112. Invited Commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 06; 101(6):2241-2. View abstract
  113. Mitochondrial transplantation for therapeutic use. Clin Transl Med. 2016 Mar; 5(1):16. View abstract
  114. Heart block following stage 1 palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul; 152(1):189-94. View abstract
  115. The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Consensus Guidelines: Reasons and purpose. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr; 151(4):935-9.e1. View abstract
  116. Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Low Cardiac Output Syndrome after Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2016; 14(1):5-13. View abstract
  117. Neonatal Mitral Valve Repair in Biventricular Repair, Single Ventricle Palliation, and Secondary Left Ventricular Recruitment: Indications, Techniques, and Mid-Term Outcomes. Front Surg. 2015; 2:59. View abstract
  118. Outcomes and Short-Term Follow-Up in Complex Ross Operations in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Damus-Kaye-Stansel Takedown. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016; 28(1):81-9. View abstract
  119. Surgical repair of congenital aortic regurgitation by aortic root reduction: A finite element study. J Biomech. 2015 Nov 05; 48(14):3883-9. View abstract
  120. Mechanical stress is associated with right ventricular response to pulmonary valve replacement in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar; 151(3):687-694.e3. View abstract
  121. A light-reflecting balloon catheter for atraumatic tissue defect repair. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Sep 23; 7(306):306ra149. View abstract
  122. Impact of pacing on systemic ventricular function in L-transposition of the great arteries. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan; 151(1):131-8. View abstract
  123. Long-term outcomes and risk factors for aortic regurgitation after discrete subvalvular aortic stenosis resection in children. Heart. 2015 Oct; 101(19):1547-53. View abstract
  124. Surgical Innovation: Lessons From the Pragmatic Philosophical School. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep; 100(3):778-83. View abstract
  125. Technological innovation in cardiothoracic surgery: A pragmatist's approach. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct; 150(4):755-61. View abstract
  126. 50th Anniversary Landmark Commentary on Rein JG, Freed MD, Norwood WI, Castaneda AR. Early and Late Results of Closure of Ventricular Septal Defect in Infancy. Ann Thorac Surg 1977;24:19-27. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul; 100(1):6. View abstract
  127. Intraoperative Echocardiography for Congenital Aortic Valve Repair: Predictors of Early Reoperation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug; 100(2):678-85. View abstract
  128. Valve reconstruction for congenital mitral valve disease. Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg. 2015; 2015. View abstract
  129. The safety and efficacy of antifibrinolytic therapy in neonatal cardiac surgery. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0126514. View abstract
  130. Distention of the Immature Left Ventricle Triggers Development of Endocardial Fibroelastosis: An Animal Model of Endocardial Fibroelastosis Introducing Morphopathological Features of Evolving Fetal Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:462469. View abstract
  131. Prenatal diagnosis of transposition of the great arteries over a 20-year period: improved but imperfect. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jun; 45(6):678-82. View abstract
  132. Review of Congenital Mitral Valve Stenosis: Analysis, Repair Techniques and Outcomes. Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2015 Jun; 6(2):167-73. View abstract
  133. Actin-dependent mitochondrial internalization in cardiomyocytes: evidence for rescue of mitochondrial function. Biol Open. 2015 Apr 10; 4(5):622-6. View abstract
  134. Acute kidney injury after Fontan completion: Risk factors and outcomes. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jul; 150(1):190-7. View abstract
  135. Biventricular repair for common atrioventricular canal defect with parachute left atrioventricular valve. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 49(2):546-51; discussion 551-2. View abstract
  136. Heat retention head wrap for rewarming infants undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. Am J Crit Care. 2015 Mar; 24(2):141-7. View abstract
  137. Concentric Tube Robot Design and Optimization Based on Task and Anatomical Constraints. IEEE Trans Robot. 2015 Feb 03; 31(1):67-84. View abstract
  138. Endocardial fibroelastosis is caused by aberrant endothelial to mesenchymal transition. Circ Res. 2015 Feb 27; 116(5):857-66. View abstract
  139. Technical performance score as predictor for post-discharge reintervention in valve-sparing tetralogy of Fallot repair. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014; 26(4):297-303. View abstract
  140. Aortic root translocation (Nikaidoh procedure): Intermediate follow-up and impact of conduit type. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 May; 149(5):1349-55. View abstract
  141. Surgical planning of the total cavopulmonary connection: robustness analysis. Ann Biomed Eng. 2015 Jun; 43(6):1321-34. View abstract
  142. Pressure overload induces IL-18 and IL-18R expression, but markedly suppresses IL-18BP expression in a rabbit model. IL-18 potentiates TNF-a-induced cardiomyocyte death. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2014 Oct; 75:141-51. View abstract
  143. Outcomes differ in patients who undergo immediate intraoperative revision versus patients with delayed postoperative revision of residual lesions in congenital heart operations. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Dec; 148(6):2540-6.e1-5. View abstract
  144. Fetal aortic valvuloplasty for evolving hypoplastic left heart syndrome: postnatal outcomes of the first 100 patients. Circulation. 2014 Aug 19; 130(8):638-45. View abstract
  145. Mechanisms of tricuspid regurgitation in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome undergoing tricuspid valvuloplasty. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep; 148(3):832-8; discussion 838-40. View abstract
  146. Giant aneurysm of the atrial appendages in infants. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 May; 7(2):130-4. View abstract
  147. Accelerated degeneration of a bovine pericardial bioprosthetic aortic valve in children and young adults. Circulation. 2014 Jul 01; 130(1):51-60. View abstract
  148. Takedown of cavopulmonary shunt at biventricular repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Oct; 148(4):1506-11. View abstract
  149. Preliminary experience with porcine intestinal submucosa (CorMatrix) for valve reconstruction in congenital heart disease: histologic evaluation of explanted valves. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Nov; 148(5):2216-4, 2225.e1. View abstract
  150. Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and remodeling with complex aortic valve reconstruction in children and young adults with moderate or severe aortic regurgitation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jun; 147(6):1768-74. View abstract
  151. Mixed aortic valve disease in the young: initial observations. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Aug; 35(6):934-42. View abstract
  152. Utility of preoperative electrophysiologic studies in patients with Ebstein's anomaly undergoing the Cone procedure. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Feb; 11(2):182-6. View abstract
  153. A blood-resistant surgical glue for minimally invasive repair of vessels and heart defects. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Jan 08; 6(218):218ra6. View abstract
  154. Successful surgical management of ventricular fibromas in children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Dec; 148(6):2602-8. View abstract
  155. Straightening of curved pattern of collagen fibers under load controls aortic valve shape. J Biomech. 2014 Jan 22; 47(2):341-6. View abstract
  156. Tricuspid regurgitation or Ebsteinoid dysplasia of the tricuspid valve in congenitally corrected transposition: is valvuloplasty necessary at anatomic repair? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Feb; 147(2):576-80. View abstract
  157. Repair of posterior mitral valve prolapse with a novel leaflet plication clip in an animal model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Feb; 147(2):783-90; discussion 790-1. View abstract
  158. Right ventricular local longitudinal curvature as a marker and predictor for pulmonary valve replacement surgery outcome: an initial study based on preoperative and postoperative cardiac magnetic resonance data from patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan; 147(1):537-8. View abstract
  159. Late left ventricular dysfunction after anatomic repair of congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jul; 148(1):254-8. View abstract
  160. Technical Performance Scores are strongly associated with early mortality, postoperative adverse events, and intensive care unit length of stay-analysis of consecutive discharges for 2 years. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jan; 147(1):389-94, 396.e1-396.e3. View abstract
  161. Creation of nonischemic functional mitral regurgitation by annular dilatation and nonplanar modification in a chronic in vivo swine model. Circulation. 2013 Sep 10; 128(11 Suppl 1):S263-70. View abstract
  162. Biventricular conversion after single ventricle palliation in patients with small left heart structures: short-term outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct; 96(4):1406-1412. View abstract
  163. Percutaneous steerable robotic tool delivery platform and metal microelectromechanical systems device for tissue manipulation and approximation: closure of patent foramen ovale in an animal model. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Aug; 6(4):468-75. View abstract
  164. Guidelines for sizing pericardium for aortic valve leaflet grafts. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul; 96(1):e25-7. View abstract
  165. Impact of age and duration of banding on left ventricular preparation before anatomic repair for congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug; 96(2):603-10. View abstract
  166. A new paradigm for obtaining marketing approval for pediatric-sized prosthetic heart valves. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Oct; 146(4):879-86. View abstract
  167. Inadequate technical performance scores are associated with late mortality and late reintervention. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug; 96(2):664-9. View abstract
  168. A Multiphysics Modeling Approach to Develop Right Ventricle Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgical Procedures with a Contracting Band to Improve Ventricle Ejection Fraction. Comput Struct. 2013 Jun 01; 122:78-87. View abstract
  169. Fast Simulation of Mitral Annuloplasty for Surgical Planning. Funct Imaging Model Heart. 2013 Jun; 7945:106-113. View abstract
  170. Surgical repair of truncal valve regurgitation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Nov; 44(5):813-20. View abstract
  171. Aorta-to-pulmonary vein fistula in an asymptomatic 25-year-old man. Circulation. 2013 Apr 23; 127(16):1727-9. View abstract
  172. Biventricular conversion after single-ventricle palliation in unbalanced atrioventricular canal defects. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun; 95(6):2086-95; discussion 2095-6. View abstract
  173. Annulus upsizing for mitral valve re-replacement in children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Aug; 146(2):347-51. View abstract
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