Publications by authors named "Tom Nguyen"

100Publications

Combined valve surgery with sutureless and rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement: when and why.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2020 Sep;9(5):408-410

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs-2019-surd-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7548217PMC
September 2020

Commentary: Putting the lid on left main revascularization equipoise.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Sep 18. Epub 2020 Sep 18.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.09.054DOI Listing
September 2020

Chemokine Signatures of Pathogen-Specific T Cells I: Effector T Cells.

J Immunol 2020 Oct 18;205(8):2169-2187. Epub 2020 Sep 18.

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO 80045;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.2000253DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7541659PMC
October 2020

Chemokine Signatures of Pathogen-Specific T Cells II: Memory T Cells in Acute and Chronic Infection.

J Immunol 2020 Oct 18;205(8):2188-2206. Epub 2020 Sep 18.

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO 80045;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.2000254DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7541577PMC
October 2020

Brave New World: Virtual conferencing and surgical education in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 era.

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

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.07.094DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7409975PMC
August 2020

Setting the Stage: TAVR versus less-invasive AVR for low risk aortic stenosis.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Sep 2. Epub 2020 Sep 2.

St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Edgewood, KY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.06.087DOI Listing
September 2020

When Culture Dictates Practice: Adoption of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery.

Innovations (Phila) 2020 Aug 26:1556984520948644. Epub 2020 Aug 26.

12340 Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, McGovern Medical School, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1556984520948644DOI Listing
August 2020

Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation With Incidentally Discovered Masses on Computed Tomography.

Am J Cardiol 2020 10 11;132:114-118. Epub 2020 Jul 11.

University of Texas McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, Texas (ASG, DJM, DB, RJ, KP, CL, EGS, SJ, YZ, PB, TCN, AE, IDG, PL, BK, RWS, AD); Memorial Herman Heart and Vascular Center, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas (PB, TCN, AE, RWS, AD). Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2020.07.003DOI Listing
October 2020

Cardiac surgery in North America and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Regional variability in burden and impact.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Jul 2. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.06.077DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7330597PMC
July 2020

Using Quality Improvement Principles to Redesign a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship Program Website.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Jul 31. Epub 2020 Jul 31.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.05.158DOI Listing
July 2020

Less Invasive Mitral Surgery versus Conventional Sternotomy Stratified by Mitral Pathology.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Jul 24. Epub 2020 Jul 24.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.05.145DOI Listing
July 2020

Conference cancelled: The equitable flip side of the academic surgery coin.

Am J Surg 2020 Jul 18. Epub 2020 Jul 18.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.07.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7367806PMC
July 2020

Rates, predictors, and outcomes of early readmissions after tricuspid valve surgery.

J Card Surg 2020 Aug 11;35(8):1848-1855. Epub 2020 Jul 11.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Texas McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14729DOI Listing
August 2020

Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Darkness cannot drive out darkness.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 10 4;160(4):e197-e198. Epub 2020 Jun 4.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.05.061DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7271839PMC
October 2020

Charting a Safe and Expeditious Course Back to Elective Cardiac Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Innovations (Phila) 2020 Jul/Aug;15(4):296-299. Epub 2020 Jun 1.

2569 Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1556984520930066DOI Listing
September 2020

Severe Mitral Annular Calcification and Mitral Valve Surgery: An Algorithmic Approach to Management.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 May 25. Epub 2020 May 25.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2020.05.021DOI Listing
May 2020

Simple Technique for Central Venous Cannulation with Cannula-Free Wound in Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery.

Innovations (Phila) 2020 Jul/Aug;15(4):369-371. Epub 2020 May 22.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1556984520925549DOI Listing
May 2020

Reply from authors: Raising the bar for quality and access to cardiothoracic surgical training internationally.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 08 6;160(2):e53. Epub 2020 May 6.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.03.141DOI Listing
August 2020

Commentary: Let's re-examine the system, not the surgeon: Addressing the need for cardiothoracic surgery resident involvement in quality improvement.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Nov 6;160(5):1261-1262. Epub 2020 Apr 6.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.03.077DOI Listing
November 2020

Global perspectives on cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, and cardiac surgical training.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Jan 28. Epub 2020 Jan 28.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.12.111DOI Listing
January 2020

Finding the Future: The 10 Commandments of Beating Heart Mitral Valve Repair.

Innovations (Phila) 2020 Jan/Feb;15(1):17-21. Epub 2020 Feb 4.

12339 Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, McGovern Medical School, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1556984519899638DOI Listing
February 2020

Commentary: Silent brain lesions add noise to the on- versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting debate.

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

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.11.024DOI Listing
November 2019

Next-generation sequencing informs diagnosis and identifies unexpected therapeutic targets in lung squamous cell carcinomas.

Lung Cancer 2020 02 16;140:35-41. Epub 2019 Dec 16.

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2019.12.005DOI Listing
February 2020

Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Review of a Disruptive Technology in Aortic Valve Surgery.

JAMA Surg 2019 Nov 27. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4449DOI Listing
November 2019

Commentary: Another important tool in the toolbox: The descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery in coronary artery bypass grafting.

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

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.09.097DOI Listing
October 2019

Reply: Surgeons and health policy-Claiming our seat at the table.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 05 4;159(5):e320. Epub 2019 Nov 4.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.09.158DOI Listing
May 2020

Aging boosts antiviral CD8+T cell memory through improved engagement of diversified recall response determinants.

PLoS Pathog 2019 11 7;15(11):e1008144. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

Department of Anesthesiology & Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1008144DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6863560PMC
November 2019

Commentary: Nordic cardiothoracic training: Different approaches to common challenges.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 03 17;159(3):1009-1010. Epub 2019 Sep 17.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.08.049DOI Listing
March 2020

Commentary: Innovate or perish in cardiac surgical training.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Feb 9;159(2):590-591. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

University Clinic of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.08.022DOI Listing
February 2020

The MITRA-FR Trial Vs the COAPT Trial: More Complementary Than Contradictory?

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 10 15;108(4):965-968. Epub 2019 Jun 15.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.083DOI Listing
October 2019

Cardiothoracic surgery mock oral examinations: A single institution's 5-year experience.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 04 31;159(4):1439-1444. Epub 2019 May 31.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.05.019DOI Listing
April 2020

Direct Transcatheter Valve Deployment via Sternotomy for Complex Aortic Valve Reoperation.

Innovations (Phila) 2019 Aug 11;14(4):365-368. Epub 2019 Jun 11.

1 Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1556984519854825DOI Listing
August 2019

Balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes by procedure location: Catheterization laboratory versus operating room.

Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2020 02 30;21(2):149-154. Epub 2019 Apr 30.

Emory Structural Heart and Valve Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carrev.2019.04.007DOI Listing
February 2020

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

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 11 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

Vascular Teams in Peripheral Vascular Disease.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 05;73(19):2477-2486

Division of Cardiology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.03.463DOI Listing
May 2019

Severe Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis? Check Troponin, Too.

J Am Heart Assoc 2019 03;8(6):e012156

2 Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston McGovern Medical School Houston TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.012156DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6475068PMC
March 2019

Bioprosthetic valve fracture: Technical insights from a multicenter study.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 11 31;158(5):1317-1328.e1. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Mo.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.01.073DOI Listing
November 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

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

The train has left: Can surgeons still get a ticket to treat structural heart disease?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 06 15;157(6):2369-2376.e2. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, Plano, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.01.011DOI Listing
June 2019

Commentary: Tissue is the issue-Bioprosthetic versus mechanical valves in dialysis-dependent patients.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 07 11;158(1):59-60. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.12.097DOI Listing
July 2019

What Got You Here Won't Keep You There: Differences Between Cardiac- and Thoracic-Oriented Applicants.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 09 11;108(3):959-960. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.12.014DOI Listing
September 2019

Corrigendum: C/EBPβ Deletion Promotes Expansion of Functionally Poor Intestinal Regulatory T Cells.

J Crohns Colitis 2019 04;13(5):672

Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Digestive Health Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjy194DOI Listing
April 2019

Minimally invasive transatrial mitral valve replacement in mitral annular calcification.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2018 Nov;7(6):827-829

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2018.10.07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6288218PMC
November 2018

The first 5 years: Building a minimally invasive valve program.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 05 22;157(5):1958-1965. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.037DOI Listing
May 2019

Conducting high-quality research in cardiothoracic surgical education: Recommendations from the Thoracic Education Cooperative Group.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 02 19;157(2):820-827.e1. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.117DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6637418PMC
February 2019

Prospective Trial of Low-Fidelity Deliberate Practice of Aortic and Coronary Anastomoses (TECoG 002).

J Surg Educ 2019 May - Jun;76(3):844-855. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.09.007DOI Listing
August 2020

Impact of BRAF Mutation Class on Disease Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes in BRAF-mutant Lung Cancer.

Clin Cancer Res 2019 01 17;25(1):158-165. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-2062DOI Listing
January 2019

Commentary: Hemostatic patch for coronary sinus rupture: An efficient solution for a complicated problem?

Authors:
Tom C Nguyen

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 04 3;157(4):e193. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.07.082DOI Listing
April 2019

No "Freebies" With the Freestyle, but Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Does Offer a Reasonable Option.

Authors:
Tom C Nguyen

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 27;30(3):269-270. Epub 2018 Aug 27.

Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Director of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, University of Texas-Memorial Hermann, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.08.001DOI Listing
December 2018

C/EBPβ Deletion Promotes Expansion of Poorly Functional Intestinal Regulatory T Cells.

J Crohns Colitis 2018 Nov;12(12):1475-1485

Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Digestive Health Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjy105DOI Listing
November 2018

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair for Acute Papillary Muscle Rupture During Pregnancy.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 02 3;107(2):e93-e95. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas Houston Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.06.048DOI 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

Minimally Invasive SAPIEN in Mitral Annular Calcification Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Feasibility and Lessons Learned.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 4;30(3):290-292. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, McGovern Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital-Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.03.008DOI Listing
January 2019

Report of the Third Heart Surgery Forum Scientific Sessions: Zagreb, Croatia December 6-8, 2017: Conference Highlights.

Heart Surg Forum 2018 02 26;21(1):E059-E062. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

Department of Cardiac and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1988DOI Listing
February 2018

Review of minimal access versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement for patients with severe aortic stenosis.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Sep;6(5):498-503

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital-Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2017.09.02DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5639223PMC
September 2017

Gazing into the crystal ball: Preventing the inevitable shortage of cardiothoracic surgeons.

Authors:
Tom C Nguyen

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 02 3;155(2):830-831. Epub 2017 Oct 3.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.09.105DOI Listing
February 2018

Wearing a full metal jacket should not be en vogue.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 01 1;155(1):227-228. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas Houston-Memorial Hermann, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.08.072DOI Listing
January 2018

Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Novel Approach to Treat Paravalvular Leak.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Oct;104(4):e325-e327

Department of Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas-Houston, and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.083DOI 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.072DOI Listing
October 2017

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

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

Fractional flow reserve-guided coronary artery bypass grafting: Less is more?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 11 19;154(5):1576-1577. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.06.059DOI Listing
November 2017

Born From Risk: What Made TAVR Possible and the Future of a Transformational Technology.

J Invasive Cardiol 2017 06;29(6):217-218

Cardiology Division, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, 6431 Fannin, Suite 1.246, Houston, TX 77030 USA.

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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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezx008DOI Listing
June 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

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

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000338DOI Listing
March 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.09.013DOI Listing
May 2017

Invited Commentary.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 08;102(2):547-8

University of Texas Houston - Memorial Hermann, 6400 Fannin St, Ste 2850, Houston, TX77004.

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August 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2016.03.012DOI Listing
October 2016

Development and Evaluation of a Three-Dimensional Multistation Cardiovascular Simulator.

Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Jul 26;102(1):62-8. Epub 2016 Mar 26.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.12.070DOI Listing
July 2016

Maintaining (not just achieving) optimal patient outcomes.

Authors:
Tom C Nguyen

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Mar 26;151(3):655-656. Epub 2015 Nov 26.

University of Texas Houston-Memorial Hermann, Houston, Tex. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Extracellular matrix remodeling in wound healing of critical size defects in the mitral valve leaflet.

Heart Vessels 2016 Jul 12;31(7):1186-95. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, PO Box 1892, MS142, Houston, TX, 77251-1892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-015-0768-8DOI Listing
July 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.07.007DOI Listing
January 2016

Resident Perception of Technical Skills Education and Preparation for Independent Practice.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Dec 26;100(6):2305-12; discussion 2312-3. Epub 2015 Sep 26.

Thoracic Surgery Resident's Association, Executive Committee, Chicago, Illinois; Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.135DOI Listing
December 2015

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.06.007DOI Listing
December 2015

A Decade of Change: Training and Career Paths of Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents 2003 to 2014.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Oct 11;100(4):1305-13; discussion 1313-4. Epub 2015 Jul 11.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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October 2015

Predictors of Career Choice Among Cardiothoracic Surgery Trainees.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Nov 7;100(5):1849-54; discussion 1853. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.073DOI Listing
November 2015

Invited Commentary.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Jul;100(1):80

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6400 Fannin St, Ste 2850, Houston, TX 77030. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.03.023DOI Listing
July 2015

Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery: When Less Is More.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 2;27(1):49-56. Epub 2015 Apr 2.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2015.02.011DOI Listing
March 2016

Early and Late Outcomes After Complete Aortic Replacement.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Aug 9;100(2):528-34. Epub 2015 Jun 9.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Science Program, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas.

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August 2015