Publications by authors named "Mohammad A Zafar"

49Publications

Direct measurement of ascending aortic diameter by intraoperative caliper assessment.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Aug 6. Epub 2020 Aug 6.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.08.001DOI Listing
August 2020

Thoracic aortic aneurysm gene dictionary.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2020 Jul 20:218492320943800. Epub 2020 Jul 20.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0218492320943800DOI Listing
July 2020

Nonusefulness of Antithrombotic Therapy After Surgical Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement.

Am J Cardiol 2020 Aug 18;129:71-78. Epub 2020 May 18.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2020.05.018DOI Listing
August 2020

Cine-Computed Tomography for the Evaluation of Prosthetic Heart Valve Function.

Cardiology 2020 26;145(7):439-445. Epub 2020 May 26.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000507182DOI Listing
May 2020

The Genetics of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissection: A Clinical Perspective.

Biomolecules 2020 01 24;10(2). Epub 2020 Jan 24.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/biom10020182DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7072177PMC
January 2020

Natural history of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Nov 11. Epub 2019 Nov 11.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.10.125DOI Listing
November 2019

Predicting in-hospital rupture of type A aortic dissection using Random Forest.

J Thorac Dis 2019 Nov;11(11):4634-4646

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Disease, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100037, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2019.10.82DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6940214PMC
November 2019

Chronologic and Climatic Factors of Acute Aortic Dissection: Study of 1642 Patients in Two Continents.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 08 28;110(2):575-581. Epub 2019 Dec 28.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Beijing Anzhen Hospital of Capital Medical University, Beijing, China; Beijing Institute of Heart, Lung, and Blood Vessel Diseases, Beijing, China; Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.11.013DOI Listing
August 2020

Genes Associated with Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection: 2019 Update and Clinical Implications.

Aorta (Stamford) 2019 Jun 16;7(4):99-107. Epub 2019 Dec 16.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-3400233DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6914358PMC
June 2019

Natural history and management of Kommerell's diverticulum in a single tertiary referral center.

J Vasc Surg 2020 Jun 7;71(6):2004-2011. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2019.08.260DOI Listing
June 2020

Routine anterior spinal artery visualization prior to descending and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: High detection success.

J Card Surg 2019 Dec 9;34(12):1563-1568. Epub 2019 Nov 9.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14310DOI Listing
December 2019

Reply: Keen questions appreciated.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Oct 21. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.06.127DOI Listing
October 2019

Commentary: Toward truth in advertising.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 10 8;158(4):1055-1057. Epub 2019 Aug 8.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.07.053DOI Listing
October 2019

Fluoroquinolones and Aortic Diseases: Is There a Connection.

Aorta (Stamford) 2019 Apr 17;7(2):35-41. Epub 2019 Sep 17.

Department of Surgery, Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-1693468DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6748841PMC
April 2019

Ascending Aortic Length and Risk of Aortic Adverse Events: The Neglected Dimension.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 10 13;74(15):1883-1894. Epub 2019 Sep 13.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.07.078DOI Listing
October 2019

Commentary: Should we routinely prescribe β-blockers after surgical repair of type A dissection?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 05 15;159(5):1706-1707. Epub 2019 Jun 15.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.06.006DOI Listing
May 2020

Subacute/chronic type A aortic dissection: a retrospective cohort study.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2020 02;57(2):388-396

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Fuwai Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezz209DOI Listing
February 2020

Complex two-stage open surgical repair of an aortoesophageal fistula after thoracic endovascular aortic repair.

J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech 2019 Sep 25;5(3):261-263. Epub 2019 Jun 25.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvscit.2019.02.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6601018PMC
September 2019

Nonsyndromic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections-Is Screening Possible?

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Winter;31(4):628-634. Epub 2019 Jun 15.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2019.05.035DOI Listing
January 2020

Fate of preserved bicuspid valves at time of ascending aortic aneurysmectomy.

J Card Surg 2019 May 21;34(5):318-322. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14024DOI Listing
May 2019

Symptoms Matter: A Symptomatic but Radiographically Elusive Ascending Aortic Dissection.

Int J Angiol 2019 Mar 29;28(1):31-33. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1675849DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6417893PMC
March 2019

Predictability of acute aortic dissection: A dream in evolution.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 06 28;157(6):e324-e326. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.01.097DOI Listing
June 2019

Bicuspid aortic disease: "Marfan light"?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 05 28;157(5):e240-e242. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.12.048DOI Listing
May 2019

Decision-making algorithm for ascending aortic aneurysm: Effectiveness in clinical application?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 05 14;157(5):1733-1745. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.124DOI Listing
May 2019

Commentary: Surprisingly good results from a complex, lengthy aortic arch technique.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 04 15;157(4):1379-1380. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.143DOI Listing
April 2019

Descending threshold for ascending aortic aneurysmectomy: Is it time for a "left-shift" in guidelines?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 01 23;157(1):37-42. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.07.114DOI Listing
January 2019

Diabetes Mellitus: Is It Protective against Aneurysm? A Narrative Review.

Cardiology 2018 19;141(2):107-122. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000490373DOI Listing
September 2019

Antithrombotic Therapy after Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: A Therapeutic Morass.

Cardiology 2018 23;140(4):213-221. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000490924DOI Listing
October 2019

Genes Associated with Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection: 2018 Update and Clinical Implications.

Aorta (Stamford) 2018 Feb 27;6(1):13-20. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1639612DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6136681PMC
February 2018

Open Replacement of the Thoracoabdominal Aorta: Short- and Long-term Outcomes at a Single Institution.

Int J Angiol 2018 Jun 23;27(2):114-120. Epub 2018 May 23.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1649517DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5995682PMC
June 2018

A systematic review on management of nutcracker syndrome.

J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2018 03 29;6(2):271-278. Epub 2017 Dec 29.

Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2017.11.005DOI Listing
March 2018

Medical management of aortic disease in Marfan syndrome.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Nov;6(6):654-661

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2017.11.09DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5721117PMC
November 2017

Natural history of aortic root aneurysms in Marfan syndrome.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Nov;6(6):625-632

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2017.11.10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5721101PMC
November 2017

Thoracic aortic aneurysm: unlocking the "silent killer" secrets.

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Jan 4;67(1):1-11. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven, Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Avenue, Clinic Building CB317, P.O. Box 208039, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11748-017-0874-xDOI Listing
January 2019

Does BioGlue contribute to anastomotic pseudoaneurysm after thoracic aortic surgery?

J Thorac Dis 2017 Aug;9(8):2491-2497

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2017.06.120DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5594166PMC
August 2017

The Effect of Blood Transfusion on Outcomes in Aortic Surgery.

Int J Angiol 2017 Sep 27;26(3):135-142. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1604417DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5552894PMC
September 2017

Iatrogenic Aortic Dissection: Review of the Literature.

Aorta (Stamford) 2016 Dec 1;4(6):240-243. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12945/j.aorta.2016.16.081DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5425263PMC
December 2016

Early Spontaneous Resolution of an Iatrogenic Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.

Aorta (Stamford) 2016 Dec 1;4(6):235-239. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12945/j.aorta.2016.16.067DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5425262PMC
December 2016

Positive family history of aortic dissection dramatically increases dissection risk in family members.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Aug 25;240:132-137. Epub 2017 Apr 25.

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.04.080DOI Listing
August 2017

Elective surgery for ascending aortic aneurysm in the elderly: should there be an age cut-off?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 May;51(5):965-970

Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezw437DOI Listing
May 2017

Are thromboembolic and bleeding complications a drawback for composite aortic root replacement?

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Sep 23;94(3):737-43. Epub 2012 May 23.

Section of Cardiac Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.04.007DOI Listing
September 2012