Publications by authors named "Renzo Cecere"

62Publications

The Role of Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway Mediators in Aortic Valve Stenosis.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2020 10;8:862. Epub 2020 Sep 10.

Division of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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September 2020

The cytoprotective impact of yes-associated protein 1 after ischemia-reperfusion injury in AC16 human cardiomyocytes.

Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 2019 07 29;244(10):802-812. Epub 2019 May 29.

Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec H4AJ1, Canada.

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July 2019

Pathological significance of lipoprotein(a) in aortic valve stenosis.

Atherosclerosis 2018 05 15;272:168-174. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Divisions of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boulevard Décarie, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3J1, Canada. Electronic address:

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May 2018

A Tumor Necrosis Factor-α and Hypoxia-Induced Secretome Therapy for Myocardial Repair.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 03 16;105(3):715-723. Epub 2017 Dec 16.

Department of Experimental Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Division of Cardiac Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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March 2018

Expression of the Frizzled receptors and their co-receptors in calcified human aortic valves.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol 2018 Feb 15;96(2):208-214. Epub 2017 Dec 15.

a Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Pathology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC H4A 3J1, Canada.

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February 2018

CD109 released from human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells attenuates TGF-β-induced epithelial to mesenchymal transition and stemness of squamous cell carcinoma.

Oncotarget 2017 Nov 16;8(56):95632-95647. Epub 2017 Sep 16.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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November 2017

Cost of Cardiac Surgery in Frail Compared With Nonfrail Older Adults.

Can J Cardiol 2017 08 30;33(8):1020-1026. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Division of Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Hypoxia modulates cell migration and proliferation in placenta-derived mesenchymal stem cells.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 08 13;154(2):543-552.e3. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Division of Experimental Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Division of Cardiac Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Conditioned medium of H9c2 triggers VEGF dependent angiogenesis by activation of p38/pSTAT3 pathways in placenta derived stem cells for cardiac repair.

Life Sci 2016 May 16;153:213-21. Epub 2016 Apr 16.

Division of Experimental Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Department of Cardiac Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Electronic address:

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May 2016

North American single-center experience with a sutureless aortic bioprosthesis.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Mar 27;151(3):735-742. Epub 2015 Oct 27.

Division of Cardiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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March 2016

Hemodynamic changes following aortic valve bypass: a mathematical approach.

PLoS One 2015 16;10(4):e0123000. Epub 2015 Apr 16.

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Concordia University, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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May 2016

Tough, in-situ thermogelling, injectable hydrogels for biomedical applications.

Macromol Biosci 2015 Apr 3;15(4):473-80. Epub 2015 Jan 3.

Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C5, Canada.

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April 2015

Initial clinical experience with the Symphony heart assist system.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Jan;99(1):298-301

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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January 2015

Fluoroscopic anatomy of left-sided heart structures for transcatheter interventions: insight from multislice computed tomography.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2014 Sep 13;7(9):947-57. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Centre Munich, Munich, Germany. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Aerococcus viridans native valve endocarditis.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2013 ;24(3):155-8

Cardiovascular Sciences Program, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec.

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January 2014

Hyaluronic acid-based hydrogel induces neovascularization and improves cardiac function in a rat model of myocardial infarction.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2013 Nov 12;17(5):767-72. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

Divisions of Cardiac and Experimental Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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November 2013

Placental mesenchymal stem cells: a unique source for cellular cardiomyoplasty.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 May 28;95(5):1827-33. Epub 2013 Mar 28.

Divisions of Cardiac and Experimental Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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May 2013

Shape optimization of stress concentration-free lattice for self-expandable Nitinol stent-grafts.

J Biomech 2012 Apr 2;45(6):1028-35. Epub 2012 Feb 2.

Mechanical Engineering Department, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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April 2012

Laparoscopic splenectomy in a patient with a Heartmate(®) II left ventricular assist device.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2011 Jul-Aug;21(6):535-8

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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December 2011

Combined heart and liver transplantation on cardiopulmonary bypass: report of four cases.

Can J Anaesth 2010 Apr 27;57(4):355-60. Epub 2010 Jan 27.

Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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April 2010

Percutaneous gastrojejunostomy placement in a heart failure patient with biventricular assist devices.

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2009 Nov-Dec;33(6):721-3

McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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March 2010

Long-term immunosuppression with anti-CD25 monoclonal antibodies in heart transplant patients with chronic kidney disease.

J Heart Lung Transplant 2009 Sep;28(9):912-8

Multiorgan Transplant Program, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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September 2009

Intra-atrial implantation of a mitral valve prosthesis in a heavily calcified mitral annulus.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009 Oct 24;36(4):776-8. Epub 2009 Jul 24.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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October 2009

Successful treatment of heart failure due to acute transplant rejection with the Impella LP 5.0.

Ann Thorac Surg 2009 Jul;88(1):271-3

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, McGill University Health, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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July 2009

On-pump beating heart mitral valve repair in patients with patent bypass grafts and severe ischemic cardiomyopathy.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2009 Jul 21;9(1):138-40. Epub 2009 Apr 21.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, McGill University Health Center, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, H3A1A1, Canada.

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July 2009

The Impella LP 5.0 as a bridge to long-term circulatory support.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2009 Jun 2;8(6):682-3. Epub 2009 Mar 2.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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June 2009

Malignant arrhythmias secondary to a cardiac fibroma requiring transplantation in a teenager.

J Heart Lung Transplant 2007 Jun;26(6):639-41

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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June 2007

Berlin Heart ventricular assist device in a child with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Ann Thorac Surg 2007 Mar;83(3):1179-81

Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Montreal Children's Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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March 2007

Tricuspid valve replacement after cardiac transplantation.

Clin Transplant 2006 Nov-Dec;20(6):673-6

Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Centre, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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February 2007

Tricuspid regurgitation after cardiac transplantation: how many biopsies are too many?

J Heart Lung Transplant 2005 Jul;24(7 Suppl):S227-31

Department of Medicine, Heart Failure and Transplant Center, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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July 2005

Antithymocyte globulin induction allows a prolonged delay in the initiation of cyclosporine in heart transplant patients with postoperative renal dysfunction.

Transplantation 2004 Sep;78(5):779-81

Department of Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Center, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, Québec H3A 1A1, Canada.

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September 2004

Early experience with two-dose daclizumab in the prevention of acute rejection in cardiac transplantation.

Clin Transplant 2004 Oct;18(5):493-6

Division of Cardiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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October 2004

Relationship between endomyocardial biopsy score and cyclosporine 2-h post-dose levels (C) in heart transplant patients receiving anti-thymocyte globulin induction.

Clin Transplant 2004 Apr;18(2):148-51

Department of Medicine, Division of Transplantation, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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April 2004

Left ventricular unloading in a patient with end-stage cardiomyopathy and medically unresponsive pulmonary hypertension.

Artif Organs 2004 Feb;28(2):158-60

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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February 2004

Impact of cyclosporine 2-h level and mycophenolate mofetil dose on clinical outcomes in de novo heart transplant patients receiving anti-thymocyte globulin induction.

Clin Transplant 2003 Apr;17(2):144-50

Department of Medicine, Division of Transplantation, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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April 2003

Sutureless patch technique for postinfarction left ventricular rupture.

Ann Thorac Surg 2002 Jul;74(1):96-101; discussion 101

Division of Cardiac Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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July 2002

Correlation between serum creatinine, creatinine clearance, the calculated creatinine clearance and the glomerular filtration rate in heart transplant patients.

J Heart Lung Transplant 2002 Jul;21(7):815-7

Department of Medicine, Division of Transplantation, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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July 2002

Anti-CD25 monoclonal antibody coverage allows for calcineurin inhibitor "holiday" in solid organ transplant patients with acute renal dysfunction.

Transplantation 2002 Apr;73(7):1169-72

Department of Medicine, Division of Transplantation, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A1, Canada.

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April 2002