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Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a Patient With Takayasu Arteritis.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Feb 27;109(2):e91-e93. Epub 2019 Jun 27.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.117DOI Listing
February 2020

Contemporary Management of Aortic Arch Aneurysm.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Winter;31(4):697-702. Epub 2019 Apr 11.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2019.03.011DOI Listing
January 2020

Intraoperative Intercostal Nerve Cryoanalgesia Improves Pain Control After Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repairs.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Jan 12;109(1):249-254. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.07.083DOI Listing
January 2020

Limited repair with tear-oriented approach for type A aortic dissection.

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2020 Jan 23. Epub 2020 Jan 23.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX, USA -

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0021-9509.20.11259-XDOI Listing
January 2020

Commentary: Don't forget what we are competing for.

Authors:
Anthony Estrera

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Jan 7. Epub 2020 Jan 7.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.12.056DOI Listing
January 2020

Commentary: Building bridges, not walls.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 12 31;158(6):1527-1528. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.01.092DOI Listing
December 2019

Extra-anatomical ascending-thoraco-abdominal bypass for aortic fistula after thoracic endovascular aortic repair.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Dec;56(6):1199-1201

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezz141DOI Listing
December 2019

Imaging characteristics of acute type A aortic dissection and candidacy for repair with ascending aortic endografts.

J Vasc Surg 2019 Dec 12;70(6):1766-1775.e1. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2019.04.438DOI Listing
December 2019

Acute Type A Dissection Repair by High-Volume Vs Low-Volume Surgeons at a High-Volume Aortic Center.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Nov 31;108(5):1330-1336. Epub 2019 May 31.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Memorial Hermann Hospital, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.040DOI Listing
November 2019

A Patent 29-Year-Old Original Cabrol Graft.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Nov 21. Epub 2019 Nov 21.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.09.080DOI Listing
November 2019

Resection and replacement of thoracic aortic graft infections.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Nov 27. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute - Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.10.196DOI Listing
November 2019

Paving the Right Road?

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 9;31(2):187. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.11.001DOI Listing
October 2019

Intercostal artery stent grafting to prevent paraplegia during endovascular treatment of an intercostal loop graft aneurysm after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 10 8;158(4):e127-e130. Epub 2019 Apr 8.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.003DOI Listing
October 2019

Outcomes of open repairs of chronic distal aortic dissection anatomically amenable to endovascular repairs.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Oct 1. Epub 2019 Oct 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.09.083DOI Listing
October 2019

Impact of hybrid thoracoabdominal aortic repair on visceral and spinal cord perfusion: The new and improved SPIDER-graft.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 09 15;158(3):692-701. Epub 2018 Dec 15.

Department of Vascular Medicine, University Heart Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.11.133DOI Listing
September 2019

Pseudoaneurysm of the Thoracoabdominal Aortic Graft Due to Intercostal Nerve Block.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 09 11;108(3):e189-e191. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.01.073DOI Listing
September 2019

Open Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repairs in Patients Younger Than 50 Years Old.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 09 19;108(3):693-699. Epub 2019 Apr 19.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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September 2019

Commentary: Throwing us for a loop.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Sep 5. Epub 2019 Sep 5.

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.07.121DOI Listing
September 2019

Optimal timing of type A intramural hematoma repair.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Sep;8(5):524-530

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2019.07.08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6785496PMC
September 2019

Commentary: Location, location, location.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 08 14;158(2):339-340. Epub 2018 Oct 14.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.019DOI Listing
August 2019

National trend of utilization, clinical and economic outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve replacement among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Curr Med Res Opin 2019 08 22;35(8):1321-1329. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

a Department of Internal Medicine , University of Texas McGovern Medical School , Houston , TX , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2019.1583024DOI Listing
August 2019

Phase of Care Mortality Analysis According to Individual Patient Risk Profile.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 08 2;108(2):531-535. Epub 2019 Mar 2.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.01.057DOI Listing
August 2019

Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Ascending Aorta Secondary to Embolized Transcatheter Aortic Valve.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Aug 24. Epub 2019 Aug 24.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.06.098DOI Listing
August 2019

Surgical repair of bicuspid aortopathy at small diameters: Clinical and institutional factors.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Aug 22. Epub 2019 Aug 22.

Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.06.103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7035185PMC
August 2019

SMAD4 rare variants in individuals and families with thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections.

Eur J Hum Genet 2019 Jul 26;27(7):1054-1060. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School, Houston, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41431-019-0357-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6777456PMC
July 2019

Aortic arch tortuosity, a novel biomarker for thoracic aortic disease, is increased in adults with bicuspid aortic valve.

Int J Cardiol 2019 06 17;284:84-89. Epub 2018 Oct 17.

Department of Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 1.150, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.10.052DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6436988PMC
June 2019

Commentary: Size still matters.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 06 14;157(6):e319. Epub 2018 Oct 14.

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.013DOI Listing
June 2019

Propensity and impact of autologous platelet rich plasma use in acute type A dissection.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Jun 15. Epub 2019 Jun 15.

Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex; Department of Anesthesiology, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.111DOI Listing
June 2019

Stent Graft-Induced Pseudoaneurysms in a Patient With Vasculo-Behçet Disease.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 05 23;107(5):e301-e303. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.08.086DOI Listing
May 2019

A case of Brucella aortitis associated with development of thoracic aortic aneurysm and aortobronchial fistula.

Cardiovasc Pathol 2019 Mar - Apr;39:5-7. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center, 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carpath.2018.10.011DOI Listing
May 2019

Commentary: It's all about the distal.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 05 26;157(5):e235-e236. Epub 2019 Jan 26.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.01.065DOI Listing
May 2019

Impact of redo sternotomy on proximal aortic repair: Does previous aortic repair affect outcomes?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 May 17. Epub 2019 May 17.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.089DOI Listing
May 2019

The role of ascending aortic size in outcomes of patients with uncomplicated acute type B aortic dissection.

J Vasc Surg 2019 Apr 6;69(4):1011-1020. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2018.07.048DOI Listing
April 2019

Frozen elephant trunk does not increase incidence of paraplegia in patients with acute type A aortic dissection.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Apr 14. Epub 2019 Apr 14.

Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science, Thoracic Aneurysm Service, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.03.097DOI Listing
April 2019

Loeys-Dietz syndrome: We have come a (Fur)long way.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 02 25;157(2):453-454. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.04.083DOI Listing
February 2019

National 10-year trends and outcomes of isolated and concomitant tricuspid valve surgery.

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2019 Feb 3;60(1):119-127. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

McGovern School of Medicine, University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0021-9509.18.10468-XDOI Listing
February 2019

Brain protection in aortic arch aneurysm: antegrade or retrograde?

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Jan 3;67(1):102-110. Epub 2018 Jan 3.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, UT Health, UT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11748-017-0879-5DOI Listing
January 2019

Ascending aortic aneurysm repair 44 years after Starr-Edwards caged-ball aortic valve replacement.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 11;54(5):962-963

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy161DOI Listing
November 2018

Preoperative Sarcopenia Portends Worse Outcomes After Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 11 23;106(5):1333-1339. Epub 2018 Jun 23.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.060DOI Listing
November 2018

Fluctuations in Spinal Cord Perfusion Pressure: A Harbinger of Delayed Paraplegia After Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 29;29(4):451-459. Epub 2017 May 29.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2017.05.007DOI Listing
October 2018

Endovascular Treatment Options for the Aortic Arch.

Interv Cardiol Clin 2018 10;7(4):503-512

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, 6400 Fannin Street, Suite #2850, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iccl.2018.07.002DOI Listing
October 2018

Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Aneurysm: How I Teach It.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 09 17;106(3):646-650. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.06.014DOI Listing
September 2018

Risk of Mortality After Resolution of Spinal Malperfusion in Acute Dissection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 08 17;106(2):473-481. Epub 2018 Mar 17.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.035DOI Listing
August 2018

Surgery Is in the Eye of the Beholder.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 25;29(3):292-293. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2017.08.012DOI Listing
June 2018

Awake TEVAR for Ruptured Thoracic Aneurysms: Less Is More?

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 13;30(1):40-41. Epub 2018 Feb 13.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.02.014DOI Listing
June 2018

Current strategies of spinal cord protection during thoracoabdominal aortic surgery.

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Jun 4;66(6):307-314. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, 6400 Fannin St., Ste. #2850, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11748-018-0906-1DOI Listing
June 2018

To reattach or not to reattach, that is not the question.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 05 17;155(5):1968-1969. Epub 2018 Feb 17.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.02.018DOI Listing
May 2018

Intercostal artery management in thoracoabdominal aortic surgery: To reattach or not to reattach?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 04 6;155(4):1372-1378.e1. Epub 2018 Jan 6.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex.

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April 2018

Infectious aortitis: A bridge too far.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 03 7;155(3):e93-e94. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.086DOI Listing
March 2018

Risk Modeling to Optimize Patient Selection for Management of the Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 03 21;105(3):724-730. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.09.034DOI Listing
March 2018

When push comes to shove.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 03 20;155(3):e85-e86. Epub 2017 Oct 20.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.017DOI Listing
March 2018

Simple retrograde cerebral perfusion is as good as complex antegrade cerebral perfusion for hemiarch replacement.

J Vis Surg 2018 13;4:50. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2018.02.10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5897707PMC
March 2018

Not "Z" end of the story: Do Z scores help to guide surgical decisions about the ascending aorta in patients with bicuspid aortic valve?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 02 20;155(2):560-561. Epub 2017 Oct 20.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.030DOI Listing
February 2018

New type A dissection after acute type B aortic dissection.

J Vasc Surg 2018 01 18;67(1):85-92. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2017.05.121DOI Listing
January 2018

Outcomes and readmissions after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with cirrhosis: A propensity matched analysis.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2018 01 28;91(1):90-96. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Division of Cardiology, University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccd.27232DOI Listing
January 2018

Management strategies in acute type B aortic intramural hematoma.

Curr Opin Cardiol 2017 11;32(6):687-691

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HCO.0000000000000453DOI Listing
November 2017

Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair in Marfan syndrome: how we do it.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Nov;6(6):709-711

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2017.11.04DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5721103PMC
November 2017

Early readmissions after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2017 Oct 2;90(4):662-670. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

Department of Cardiology, University of Texas McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccd.26945DOI Listing
October 2017

Mesenteric Malperfusion: The Insidious, Dreadful Enemy.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 27;29(2):179-180. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2017.02.009DOI Listing
October 2017

Novel Debate-Style Cardiothoracic Surgery Journal Club: Results of a Pilot Curriculum.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Oct 25;104(4):1410-1416. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Endovascular Treatment Options for the Aortic Arch.

Cardiol Clin 2017 Aug 26;35(3):357-366. Epub 2017 May 26.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, 6400 Fannin Street, Suite #2850, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Left Atrium Dissection: A Rare Cardiac Surgery Complication.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2017 06 10;31(3):1119-1122. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

Division of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX.

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June 2017

Clinical trends in surgical, minimally invasive and transcatheter aortic valve replacement†.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Jun;51(6):1086-1092

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA.

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June 2017

Minimally Invasive Techniques for Total Aortic Arch Reconstruction.

Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J 2016 Jan-Mar;12(1):41-4

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4847969PMC
May 2017

Redo Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: A Single-Center Experience Over 25 Years.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 May 1;103(5):1421-1428. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas.

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May 2017

Redo aortic root replacement reutilizing 22-year patent modified Cabrol grafts.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 04;51(4):794-796

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, TX, USA.

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April 2017

Traditional Sternotomy Versus Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Stratified by Ejection Fraction.

Innovations (Phila) 2017 Jan/Feb;12(1):33-40

From the *Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX USA; †Structural Heart and Valve Center, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA USA; ‡Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, TX USA; §Department Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX USA; and ∥Department of Cardiac Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL USA.

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March 2017

The Society of Thoracic Surgery Risk Score as a Predictor of 30-Day Mortality in Transcatheter vs Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Single-Center Experience and its Implications for the Development of a TAVR Risk-Prediction Model.

J Invasive Cardiol 2017 Mar;29(3):109-114

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 1.257, Houston, TX 77030 USA.

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March 2017

Minimally Invasive Versus Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Propensity Matched Study.

J Heart Valve Dis 2017 03;26(2):146-154

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, USA. Electronic correspondence:

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March 2017

Elephant Trunk: Argument for All Arches.

Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2016 Dec 12;20(4):322-326. Epub 2016 Jul 12.

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA

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December 2016

Predictors of intervention and mortality in patients with uncomplicated acute type B aortic dissection.

J Vasc Surg 2016 Dec 1;64(6):1560-1568. Epub 2016 Oct 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Invited Commentary.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Dec;102(6):1987-1988

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), 6400 Fannin St, Ste 2850, Houston, TX77030. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Need for Limb Revascularization in Patients with Acute Aortic Dissection is Associated with Mesenteric Ischemia.

Ann Vasc Surg 2016 Oct 15;36:112-120. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX.

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October 2016

Is moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest with selective antegrade cerebral perfusion superior to deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in elective aortic arch surgery?

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2016 09 21;23(3):462-8. Epub 2016 May 21.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivw124DOI Listing
September 2016

Genetic Variants in LRP1 and ULK4 Are Associated with Acute Aortic Dissections.

Am J Hum Genet 2016 09 25;99(3):762-769. Epub 2016 Aug 25.

Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2016.06.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5011062PMC
September 2016

Outcomes and management of type A intramural hematoma.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2016 Jul;5(4):317-27

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2016.07.06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4973130PMC
July 2016

Every step matters.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Jun 12;151(6):e115-6. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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June 2016

Patch Repair of an Isolated Right Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jun;101(6):e199-201

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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June 2016

Successful Multistaged Surgical Management of Secondary Aortoesophageal Fistula With Graft Infection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jun;101(6):e203-5

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas; Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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June 2016

Is open repair still the standard for the descending and thoracoabdominal aorta?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 May 11;151(5):1232-4. Epub 2015 Sep 11.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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May 2016

Injury grade is a predictor of aortic-related death among patients with blunt thoracic aortic injury.

J Vasc Surg 2016 05 28;63(5):1225-31. Epub 2016 Feb 28.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the Memorial Hermann Heart &Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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May 2016

Descending endografts for type A dissections: con.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2016 May;5(3):227-32

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4893539PMC
May 2016

LOX Mutations Predispose to Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections.

Circ Res 2016 Mar 12;118(6):928-34. Epub 2016 Jan 12.

From the Departments of Internal Medicine (D.G., E.S.R., L.G., X.D., Z.R., B.C., E.M.H., D.M.M.) and Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (A.E., H.J.S.), University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston; Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Center for Statistical Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (R.L.P.S.-C., S.M.L.); Laboratory for Vascular Translational Science, INSERM U1148, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France (P.A., G.J., C.B.); Centre National de Référence pour le syndrome de Marfan et apparentés, Département de Génétique Moléculaire, AP-HP, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France (P.A., C.B.); Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH (R.M.); Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, CA (D.L.); and Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle (M.J.B., J.S., D.A.N.).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4839295PMC
March 2016

Utility of a tubularized extracellular matrix as an alternative conduit for arteriovenous fistula aneurysm repair.

J Vasc Surg 2016 Feb 23;63(2):446-52. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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February 2016

Timing is everything.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Feb 9;151(2):374-5. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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February 2016

Observation May Be Safe in Selected Cases of Blunt Traumatic Abdominal Aortic Injury.

Ann Vasc Surg 2016 Jan 5;30:34-9. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX; Texas Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX.

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January 2016

The artery of Adamkiewicz: More interesting than practical?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Jan 14;151(1):129-30. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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January 2016

Determinants of Operative Mortality in Patients With Ruptured Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jan 1;101(1):64-71. Epub 2015 Oct 1.

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas; Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas.

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January 2016

Management of Recurrent Delayed Neurologic Deficit After Thoracoabdominal Aortic Operation.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jan;101(1):346-8

University of Texas Medical at Houston, Health Science Center at Houston, Texas.

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January 2016

Is Total Arch Replacement Associated With Worse Outcomes During Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection?

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Dec 11;100(6):2159-65; discussion 2165-6. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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December 2015

Operative Intercostal Nerve Blocks With Long-Acting Bupivacaine Liposome for Pain Control After Thoracotomy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Dec 24;100(6):2013-8. Epub 2015 Oct 24.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas.

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December 2015

Reply: To PMID 25661906.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Nov;100(5):1970-1

Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6400 Fannin St, Ste 2850, Houston, TX77030. Electronic address:

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November 2015

Vertebral Artery Aneurysm Mimicking as Left Subclavian Artery Aneurysm in a Patient with Transforming Growth Factor Beta Receptor II Mutation.

Ann Vasc Surg 2015 Oct 11;29(7):1455.e7-1455.e11. Epub 2015 Jul 11.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX; Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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October 2015

Nothing worth having comes easy.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Oct 6;150(4):831-2. Epub 2015 Aug 6.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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October 2015

A Quarter Century of Organ Protection in Open Thoracoabdominal Repair.

Ann Surg 2015 Oct;262(4):660-8

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX.

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October 2015