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  • Dr. James K. Kirklin is a professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and currently holds the James K. Kirklin Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Kirklin has formerly held the John W. Kirklin Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery, as well as the UAB Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Surgical Research. Dr. Kirklin served as director of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery from 2006-2016. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1969, where he excelled as a springboard and tower diver, twice receiving All-American Honors. Dr. Kirklin received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1973 as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. After completing general and cardiothoracic surgery residencies at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1979, he pursued additional training at Boston Children’s Hospital and UAB. Dr. Kirklin was appointed assistant professor of surgery at UAB in 1981, director of cardiac transplantation in 1986 and professor of surgery in 1987. Consistently cited in “Best Doctors in America,” Dr. Kirklin’s clinical interests focus on surgery for pediatric and adult congenital heart disease, heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.

    Dr. Kirklin’s many research interests involve cardiac transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and outcomes research in cardiac surgery. Dr. Kirklin and his colleagues at UAB established the Cardiac Transplant Research Database in 1990, which generated the first multi-institutional collaborative research in heart transplantation, producing numerous seminal publications over a 20-year span. In 1993, Kirklin and his UAB research group initiated the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group, which continues to lead the field in multi-institutional studies. Currently Dr. Kirklin is the principal investigator of the $15-million, NIH-sponsored national Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS). UAB established the James and John Kirklin Institute for Research in Surgical Outcomes in 2016 to honor both Dr. James K. Kirklin and Dr. John W Kirklin.

    Dr. Kirklin is the past president of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and is a member of numerous academic societies. He served as editor of the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation from 2000-2009, and he is principal editor of the ISHLT Monograph Series, in which nine books to date have been published. He was first author on the premier textbook on Heart Transplantation and co-author of the fourth edition of the Cardiac Surgery textbook. He has authored more than 500 scientific publications. In 2014, he was the first recipient of the ISHLT Distinguished Educator Award.

    A major thrust of Dr. Kirklin’s professional career has focused on cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support in the treatment of advanced heart failure in pediatric and adult patients, as well as surgical repair of congenital cardiac defects in pediatric and adult patients. His position as first author of the field’s premier textbook, Heart Transplantation, co-author of the fourth edition of the Cardiac Surgery textbook, editor of a monograph on mechanical circulatory support representing the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and having served as the past president of ISHLT provides evidence for his national and international reputation in these fields. In addition, his curriculum vitae contains more than 500 original publications, many of which relate to the fields of mechanical circulatory support, transplantation and congenital heart surgery. He is currently the PI of the NHLBI INTERMACS. It is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional database on durable mechanical circulatory support devices that represents a collaborative effort between the NHLBI, FDA, CMS, clinical experts in advanced heart failure and mechanical circulatory support, and industry.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2021 Preoperative anthropomorphic radiographic measurements can predict postoperative pancreatic fistula formation following pancreatoduodenectomy 2021
    2021 Stroke in pediatric ventricular assist device patients—a pedimacs registry analysis 2021
    2021 Time-related risk of pulmonary conduit re-replacement: a Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society Study.Annals of Thoracic Surgery2021
    2021 Concordance of Treatment Effect: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs Database.Annals of Thoracic Surgery2021
    2021 Examining racial and socioeconomic disparity in the pediatric heart transplant evaluationPediatric Transplantation.  25. 2021
    2021 Excess heart age in young breast cancer survivors over 2-year follow-upCancer Causes and Control.  32:617-626. 2021
    2021 Resource utilization in children with paracorporeal continuous-flow ventricular assist devices 2021
    2021 Clinical outcomes of children receiving ABO-incompatible versus ABO-compatible heart transplantation: a multicentre cohort studyLancet Child and Adolescent Health.  5:341-349. 2021
    2021 Commentary: Complex analytics with industry involvement: Navigating the maze of potential conflicts 2021
    2021 Current Status of Training and Certification for Congenital Heart Surgery Around the World: Proceedings of the Meetings of the Global Council on Education for Congenital Heart Surgery of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  12:394-405. 2021
    2021 2021 ACC/AHA Key Data Elements and Definitions for Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing Committee to Develop Clinical Data Standards for Heart Failure)Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  77:2053-2150. 2021
    2021 Commentary: Adult support with a pulsatile VAD: Reawakening of a bygone era?Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  161:1465-1466. 2021
    2021 Outcomes of Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support in Myocarditis: Analysis of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry.ASAIO Journal2021
    2021 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs 2020 Annual ReportAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  111:778-792. 2021
    2021 2021 ACC/AHA Key Data Elements and Definitions for Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing Committee to Develop Clinical Data Standards for Heart Failure)Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  476-569. 2021
    2021 Commentary: Donor-Recipient Size Mismatches: Recalibrating the CalculusSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery2021
    2021 Commentary: Hope for the failing heart awaiting multiorgan transplantationJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery2021
    2021 Commentary: Right Ventricular Enhancements in HLHS; A Platform for ProgressSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery2021
    2021 Commentary: The Fontan technique controversy: Where is the real equipoise?Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery2021
    2021 Creation and validation of a novel sex-specific mortality risk score in lvad recipients 2021
    2021 Factors associated with mortality or transplantation versus Fontan completion after cavopulmonary shunt for patients with tricuspid atresiaJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery2021
    2021 Fontan-associated plastic bronchitis waitlist and heart transplant outcomes: A PHTS analysisPediatric Transplantation2021
    2021 Gender Differences in Mortality after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant: A Causal Mediation Analysis ApproachASAIO Journal.  614-621. 2021
    2021 Hepatorenal dysfunction assessment with the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Excluding INR score predicts worse survival after heart transplant in pediatric Fontan patientsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery2021
    2021 Race and Gender Disparities in Access to Parathyroidectomy: A Need to Change Processes for Diagnosis and Referral to SurgeonsAnnals of Surgical Oncology.  28:476-483. 2021
    2020 Cardiac Surgery and Postoperative Renal Allograft FailureAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  110:1904-1908. 2020
    2020 Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB): A Legacy of Innovation, Education, and ContributionsSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  32:606-616. 2020
    2020 Fourth Annual Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) ReportAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  110:1819-1831. 2020
    2020 LVAD Implantation or Heart Transplantation for ECMO-Supported PatientsJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  76:2575-2576. 2020
    2020 Survival after heart transplant listing for infants on mechanical circulatory support 2020
    2020 Early Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Congenital Heart Surgery Programs Across the World: Assessment by a Global Multi-Societal Consortium.World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  11:689-696. 2020
    2020 Surveillance for cardiac allograft vasculopathy: Practice variations among 50 pediatric heart transplant centers 2020
    2020 Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients requiring prolonged inotropes after left ventricular assist device implantation 2020
    2020 Reasons for extended length of stay following chest tube removal in general thoracic surgical patientsJournal of thoracic disease.  12:5700-5708. 2020
    2020 Comparative analysis of regional outcomes and adverse events after continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation: An IMACS analysis 2020
    2020 Outcomes after anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery repair: A Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society StudyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  160:757-771.e5. 2020
    2020 Quantifying the impact from stroke during support with continuous flow ventricular assist devices: An STS INTERMACS analysis 2020
    2020 Updated definitions of adverse events for trials and registries of mechanical circulatory support: A consensus statement of the mechanical circulatory support academic research consortium 2020
    2020 A current era analysis of ABO incompatible listing practice and impact on outcomes in young children requiring heart transplantation 2020
    2020 In ReplyJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  78:1042-1043. 2020
    2020 Response by Loyaga-Rendon et al to Letter Regarding Article, "extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support: An Analysis of the STS INTERMACS Database"Circulation: Heart Failure.  13:192. 2020
    2020 Educational and learning morbidity in pediatric heart transplant recipients: A pediatric heart transplant society studyPediatric Transplantation.  24. 2020
    2020 Association of Patient Health-Related Quality of Life and Caregiver Burden in Older Heart Failure Patients Receiving Advanced Therapies: Findings from the SustainIng QualItY of Life of the Aged: Transplant or Mechanical Support (SustAIn-it) Study 2020
    2020 Both Patient and Caregiver Factors are Related to Patient Health-Related Quality of Life before Surgery 2020
    2020 Caregiver Comorbidities and Anxiety are Related to Caregiver Quality of Life: Findings from the Sustaining QualIty of Life of the Aged: HT or MCS Study 2020
    2020 Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Requiring Prolonged Inotropes after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation 2020
    2020 Commentary: Ventricular assist devices in patients with major kidney compromise—A paradigm shift?Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  159:1320-1321. 2020
    2020 Gender Differences in Early Mortality after LVAD: An IMACS Analysis 2020
    2020 Health-Related Quality of Life Differs by Pre-Operative Implant Strategy from before through Mid-Term after Surgery: Findings from INTERMACS 2020
    2020 Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Excluding INR (MELD-XI) Score Predicts Outcomes in Pediatric Patients Supported with Ventricular Assist Device: An Analysis of the PediMACS Registry 2020
    2020 Obesity Leads to Increased Mortality in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients - A Pediatric Heart Transplant Society Study 2020
    2020 Short- and long-term adverse events in patients on temporary circulatory support before durable ventricular assist device: An IMACS registry analysis 2020
    2020 Stroke in Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Patients-A PediMACS Registry Analysis 2020
    2020 Surgical palliation or primary transplantation for aortic valve atresiaJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  159:1451-1461.e7. 2020
    2020 Sustaining Quality of Life of the Aged: Transplant or Mechanical Support (SUSTAIN-IT): Sex Differences for Non-Enrollment 2020
    2020 Sustaining Quality of Life of the Aged: Transplant or Mechanical Support (Sustain-It): Caregiver Perceived Burden 2020
    2020 Thoracotomy Approach is Associated with Less Right Ventricular Failure and Shorter Length of Stay: An Intermacs Analysis of Nearly 1000 Implants via Thoracotomy 2020
    2020 Ventricular Assist Device Patient Phenotypes: What Attributes Describe Long Term Survival? 2020
    2020 American Association for Thoracic Surgery/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation guidelines on selected topics in mechanical circulatory supportJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  159:865-896. 2020
    2020 American Association for Thoracic Surgery/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation guidelines on selected topics in mechanical circulatory support 2020
    2020 Right heart failure with left ventricular assist device implantation in children: An analysis of the Pedimacs registry database 2020
    2020 Surgical Management of Heterotaxy Syndrome: Current Challenges and Opportunities.World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  11:166-176. 2020
    2020 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs 2019 Annual Report: The Changing Landscape of Devices and IndicationsAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  109:649-660. 2020
    2020 Longitudinal impact of temporary mechanical circulatory support on durable ventricular assist device outcomes: An IMACS registry propensity matched analysis 2020
    2020 Commentary: Absence of ventricular assist device–related risk for rejection after heart transplantation: Good news given the “new normal”Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery2020
    2020 Commentary: Heart transplant second chances: Retransplantation should be supported by allocation algorithmsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery2020
    2020 Differences in health-related quality of life by implant strategy: Analyses from the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support 2020
    2020 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to durable mechanical circulatory support: An analysis of the sts-intermacs databaseCirculation: Heart Failure2020
    2020 Improvement in kidney function after ventricular assist device implantation and its influence on thromboembolism, hemorrhage, and mortalityASAIO Journal.  268-276. 2020
    2019 Failure to Diagnose and Treat Hyperparathyroidism Among Patients with Hypercalcemia: Opportunities for Intervention at the Patient and Physician Level to Increase Surgical Referral 2019
    2019 Features associated with myocardial ischemia in anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: A Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society studyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  158:822-834.e3. 2019
    2019 Proceedings From the 3rd Symposium of the World Database for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  10:492-498. 2019
    2019 Stroke and death risk in ventricular assist device patients varies by ISHLT infection category: An INTERMACS analysis 2019
    2019 Commentary: Ventricular assist devices in small ventricles: Framing the challengeJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  157:2311-2312. 2019
    2019 Preimplant phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor use is associated with higher rates of severe early right heart failure after left ventricular assist device implantation an INTERMACS analysisCirculation: Heart Failure.  12. 2019
    2019 The World Database for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery “A Call to Service for North American Congenital Heart Surgery Programs”Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  31:230-233. 2019
    2019 Characteristics, risks, and outcomes of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease >3 years after pediatric heart transplant: A multicenter analysisClinical Transplantation.  33. 2019
    2019 Epidemiology of infection in mechanical circulatory support: A global analysis from the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry 2019
    2019 Evaluation of flow-modulation approaches in ventricular assist devices using an in-vitro endothelial cell culture model 2019
    2019 Long-term outcomes after transplantation after support with a pulsatile pediatric ventricular assist device 2019
    2019 Outcomes of children with congenital heart disease implanted with ventricular assist devices: An analysis of the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) 2019
    2019 Outcomes with ambulatory advanced heart failure from the Medical Arm of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (MedaMACS) Registry 2019
    2019 The world database for pediatric and congenital heart surgery: A collaboration with the registro nacional de cirugfa cardiaca pediatrica 2019
    2019 Third Annual Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) Report: Preimplant Characteristics and OutcomesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  107:993-1004. 2019
    2019 Third Annual Report From the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry: A comparison of centrifugal and axial continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices 2019
    2019 Predicting right ventricular failure after left ventricular assist device implantation: Frank and Starling prevail againJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  157:1034-1035. 2019
    2019 Intervention for arch obstruction after the Norwood procedure: Prevalence, associated factors, and practice variabilityJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  157:684-695.e8. 2019
    2019 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs Database Annual Report: Evolving Indications, Outcomes, and Scientific PartnershipsAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  107:341-353. 2019
    2019 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs database annual report: Evolving indications, outcomes, and scientific partnerships 2019
    2019 The “increased-risk donor”: A plea for redefinitionJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  157:611-612. 2019
    2019 Congenitally Corrected Transposition Presenting in the First Year of Life: Survival and Fate of the Systemic Right VentricleWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  10:42-49. 2019
    2019 Gender and Racial Disparities in Survival After Surgery Among Papillary and Patients With Follicular Thyroid Cancer: A 45-Year ExperienceClinical Medicine Insights : Endocrinology and Diabetes.  12. 2019
    2019 La base de datos mundial de cirugía cardíaca pediátrica y congénita: una colaboración con el Registro Nacional de Cirugía Cardíaca Pediátrica (RENACCAPE) 2019
    2019 New-onset diabetes after pediatric heart transplantation: A review of the Pediatric Heart Transplant StudyPediatric Transplantation.  23. 2019
    2019 Outcomes after infections in adolescents and young adults with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devicesASAIO Journal.  65:380-388. 2019
    2019 Performance of noninvasive assessment in the diagnosis of right heart failure after left ventricular assist deviceASAIO Journal.  65:449-455. 2019
    2019 Renal injury and recovery in pediatric patients after ventricular assist device implantation and cardiac transplantPediatric Transplantation.  23. 2019
    2019 Use of computed tomography in preoperative planning for heartware left ventricular assist device placementASAIO Journal.  65:70-76. 2019
    2018 The Frozen Apex: A Useful Addition to the Surgeons Armamentarium?Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  30:412. 2018
    2018 Why Is Hyperparathyroidism Underdiagnosed and Undertreated in Older Adults?Clinical Medicine Insights : Endocrinology and Diabetes.  11. 2018
    2018 Incremental History of the Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society (2014-2018)World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  9:668-676. 2018
    2018 Interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory support report on the total artificial heart 2018
    2018 A novel, data-driven conceptualization for critical left heart obstructionComputer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine.  165:107-116. 2018
    2018 Impact of body mass index on adverse events after implantation of left ventricular assist devices: An IMACS registry analysis 2018
    2018 Hyperthyroidism is Underdiagnosed and Undertreated in 3336 Patients: An Opportunity for Improvement and InterventionAnnals of Surgery.  268:506-512. 2018
    2018 Worldwide Experience of a Durable Centrifugal Flow Pump in Pediatric PatientsSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  30:327-335. 2018
    2018 Data Science and Cardiac Surgery: Can We Bridge the Gap Between Innovation and Application?Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  72:660-661. 2018
    2018 Bloodstream infections in mechanical circulatory support device recipients in the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation Mechanically Assisted Circulation Support Registry: Epidemiology, risk factors, and mortality 2018
    2018 High Right Atrial Pressure and Low Pulse Pressure Predict Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist DeviceJournal of Cardiac Failure.  24:487-493. 2018
    2018 Ventricular Assist Device Support as a Bridge to Transplantation in Pediatric PatientsJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  72:402-415. 2018
    2018 History of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery: The First DecadeWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  9:392-406. 2018
    2018 The stiff heart: Can we more safely navigate heart surgery?Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  156:194-195. 2018
    2018 Post-transplant outcomes in pediatric ventricular assist device patients: A PediMACS–Pediatric Heart Transplant Study linkage analysis 2018
    2018 Resource utilization in pediatric patients supported with ventricular assist devices in the United States: A multicenter study from the pediatric interagency registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support and the Pediatric Health Information System 2018
    2018 Second annual report from the ISHLT Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry 2018
    2018 An Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) analysis of hospitalization, functional status, and mortality after mechanical circulatory support in adults with congenital heart disease 2018
    2018 Impact of routine surveillance biopsy intensity on the diagnosis of moderate to severe cellular rejection and survival after pediatric heart transplantationPediatric Transplantation.  22. 2018
    2018 Linkage of Medicare Records to the Interagency Registry of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory SupportAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  105:1397-1402. 2018
    2018 Risk stratification to determine the impact of induction therapy on survival, rejection and adverse events after pediatric heart transplant: A multi-institutional study 2018
    2018 Association between thiopurine S-methyltransferase (TPMT) genetic variants and infection in pediatric heart transplant recipients treated with azathioprine: A multi-institutional analysis 2018
    2018 Biventricular Support With Intracorporeal, Continuous Flow, Centrifugal Ventricular Assist DevicesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  105:548-555. 2018
    2018 The impact of flow PRA on outcome in pediatric heart recipients in modern era: An analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study databasePediatric Transplantation.  22. 2018
    2018 The world database for pediatric and congenital heart surgery: Use of an international congenital database in South Korea 2018
    2018 Concomitant mitral valve procedures in patients undergoing implantation of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices: An INTERMACS database analysis 2018
    2018 Honoring 50 years of clinical heart transplantation in Circulation: In-depth state-of-the-art reviewCirculation.  137:71-87. 2018
    2018 Second annual Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) report: Pre-implant characteristics and outcomes 2018
    2018 The Optimal Timing of Stage-2-Palliation After the Norwood OperationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  105:193-199. 2018
    2017 Causes and Consequences of Missing Health-Related Quality of Life Assessments in Patients Who Undergo Mechanical Circulatory Support Implantation: Insights from INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support)Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  10. 2017
    2017 International quality improvement initiativesCardiology in the Young.  27:S61-S68. 2017
    2017 Early Right Ventricular Assist Device Use in Patients Undergoing Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Incidence and Risk Factors from the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory SupportCirculation: Heart Failure.  10. 2017
    2017 Eighth annual INTERMACS report: Special focus on framing the impact of adverse events 2017
    2017 Failure to Diagnose Hyperparathyroidism in 10,432 Patients with HypercalcemiaAnnals of Surgery.  266:632-640. 2017
    2017 INTERMACS Analysis of Stroke During Support With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Risk Factors and OutcomesJACC: Heart Failure.  5:703-711. 2017
    2017 Impact of Center Left Ventricular Assist Device Volume on Outcomes After Implantation: An INTERMACS AnalysisJACC: Heart Failure.  5:691-699. 2017
    2017 Bacterial infections after pediatric heart transplantation: Epidemiology, risk factors and outcomes 2017
    2017 The World Database for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery: The Dawn of a New Era of Global Communication and Quality Improvement in Congenital Heart DiseaseWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  8:597-599. 2017
    2017 Cancer recurrence and mortality after pediatric heart transplantation for anthracycline cardiomyopathy: A report from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) groupPediatric Transplantation.  21. 2017
    2017 Challenges of Cardiac Transplantation Following the Fontan Procedure.World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  8:480-486. 2017
    2017 Risk models in mechanical circulatory support: A conflation of conceptsASAIO Journal.  63:239-240. 2017
    2017 The Influence of Race and Common Genetic Variations on Outcomes After Pediatric Heart TransplantationAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  17:1525-1539. 2017
    2017 Fontan Patient Survival After Pediatric Heart Transplantation Has Improved in the Current EraAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  103:1315-1320. 2017
    2017 Impact of age on incidence and prevalence of moderate-to-severe cellular rejection detected by routine surveillance biopsy in pediatric heart transplantation 2017
    2017 The regurgitant bicuspid aortic valve: Recalibrating our surgical strategiesJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  153:S72-S73. 2017
    2017 Current Practices in the Timing of Stage 2 PalliationWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  8:135-141. 2017
    2017 Aortic valve homografts: Experiential atrophy spawns evolution of standardsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  153:281-282. 2017
    2017 Does Small Size Matter With Continuous Flow Devices?: Analysis of the INTERMACS Database of Adults With BSA ≤1.5 m2JACC: Heart Failure.  5:123-131. 2017
    2017 Outcomes of Patients Who Undergo Cardiac Surgical Procedures After Liver TransplantationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  103:541-545. 2017
    2017 Anticoagulation control in patients with ventricular assist devicesASAIO Journal.  63:759-765. 2017
    2017 Transplantation and mechanical support of the human heart: 50 years of innovation and application 2017
    2016 Current Expectations for Cardiac Transplantation in Patients With Congenital Heart DiseaseWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  7:685-695. 2016
    2016 Databases in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: A Nexus of Opportunity and Obligation.World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  7:675-676. 2016
    2016 The role of mechanical circulatory support as destination therapy for ambulatory heart failure.Global Cardiology Science & Practice.  2016:e201624. 2016
    2016 Late Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction Following the Rastelli Operation: Expectations Out to 20 YearsWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  7:605-610. 2016
    2016 Transformational trajectory of paediatric circulatory support: The impact of a unique visionEuropean Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  50:210-211. 2016
    2016 Age and gender differences and factors related to change in health-related quality of life from before to 6 months after left ventricular assist device implantation: Findings from Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support 2016
    2016 Limited Utility of Tricuspid Valve Repair at the Time of Left Ventricular Assist Device ImplantationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  101:2168-2174. 2016
    2016 Adverse events in children implanted with ventricular assist devices in the United States: Data from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS) 2016
    2016 Challenging homografts as the holy grail for aortic valve endocarditisJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  151:1230-1231. 2016
    2016 Major advantages and critical challenge for the proposed United States heart allocation system 2016
    2016 Outcomes of children implanted with ventricular assist devices in the United States: First analysis of the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS) 2016
    2016 Outcomes of pediatric patients supported with continuous-flow ventricular assist devices: A report from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS) 2016
    2016 Ventricular Assist Device in Acute Myocardial InfarctionJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  67:1871-1880. 2016
    2016 First Annual IMACS Report: A global International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support 2016
    2016 INTERMACS profiles and modifiers: Heterogeneity of patient classification and the impact of modifiers on predicting patient outcome 2016
    2016 Statin therapy is not associated with improved outcomes after heart transplantation in children and adolescents 2016
    2016 Impact of initial Norwood shunt type on young hypoplastic left heart syndrome patients listed for heart transplant: A multi-institutional study 2016
    2016 Heart Transplantation for Complex Congenital Heart Disease: Will It Become an Arcane Activity?Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  28:498-499. 2016
    2016 The 2016 International Society for Heart Lung Transplantation listing criteria for heart transplantation: A 10-year update 2016
    2015 Pump thrombosis in the Thoratec HeartMate II device: An update analysis of the INTERMACS Registry 2015
    2015 Seventh INTERMACS annual report: 15,000 patients and counting 2015
    2015 Predictors of thromboembolic events in patients with ventricular assist deviceASAIO Journal.  61:640-647. 2015
    2015 Health-Related Quality of Life in Adult Survivors After the Fontan OperationSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  27:299-306. 2015
    2015 Health-Related Quality of Life in Adult Survivors after the Fontan OperationSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  27:307-308. 2015
    2015 Current challenges in pediatric heart transplantation for congenital heart diseaseCurrent Opinion in Organ Transplantation.  20:577-583. 2015
    2015 Duration of Heart Failure Is an Important Predictor of Outcomes after Mechanical Circulatory SupportCirculation: Heart Failure.  8:953-959. 2015
    2015 Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Pediatric Heart TransplantationCirculation: Heart Failure.  8:960-969. 2015
    2015 DiscussionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  100:527. 2015
    2015 Mock loop revelations and the calculus for recoveryJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  150:348-349. 2015
    2015 Repair of early posttransplant endomyocardial biopsy-related tricuspid regurgitation in a childWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  6:295-297. 2015
    2015 Risk models for mechanical circulatory support in children 2015
    2015 Change in health-related quality of life from before to after destination therapy mechanical circulatory support is similar for older and younger patients: Analyses from INTERMACS 2015
    2015 A multicenter analysis of clinical hemolysis in patients supported with durable, long-term left ventricular assist device therapy 2015
    2015 A time-related parametric risk factor analysis for postoperative atrial fibrillation after heart surgeryJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  149:886-892. 2015
    2015 Advances in mechanical assist devices and artificial hearts for childrenCurrent Opinion in Pediatrics.  27:597-603. 2015
    2015 Concomitant aortic valve procedures in patients undergoing implantation of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices: An INTERMACS database analysis 2015
    2015 Erratum: Sixth INTERMACS annual report: A 10,000-patient database (Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (2014) 33:6 (555-64) 2015
    2015 Improved detection of cardiac allograft vasculopathy: A multi-institutional analysis of functional parameters in pediatric heart transplant recipientsJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  66:547-557. 2015
    2015 Invited commentaryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  99:588-589. 2015
    2015 Octreotide in the management of recurrent gastrointestinal bleed in patients supported by continuous flow left ventricular assist devicesASAIO Journal.  61:107-109. 2015
    2015 The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Registries in the Era of Big Data with Global Reach 2015
    2014 The modern Fontan operation shows no increase in mortality out to 20 years: A new paradigmJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  148:2517-2524.e1. 2014
    2014 Terminal heart failure: Who should be transplanted and who should have mechanical circulatory support?Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation.  19:486-493. 2014
    2014 Invited commentaryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  97:504-505. 2014
    2014 A multi-institutional study of malignancies after heart transplantation and a comparison with the general United States population 2014
    2014 Have risk factors for mortality after heart transplantation changed over time? Insights from 19 years of Cardiac Transplant Research Database study 2014
    2014 Infection and rejection risk after cardiac transplantation with induction vs. no induction: A multi-institutional studyClinical Transplantation.  28:946-952. 2014
    2014 Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) analysis of pump thrombosis in the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device 2014
    2014 Invited commentaryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  98:547-548. 2014
    2014 Mechanical circulatory support: Strategies and outcomes in pediatric congenital heart diseaseSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual.  17:62-68. 2014
    2014 Multi-institutional Study of Outcomes After Pediatric Heart Transplantation: Candidate Gene Polymorphism Analysis of ABCC2. 2014
    2014 Outcomes of patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy who received mechanical circulatory support data from the interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory supportCirculation: Heart Failure.  7:300-309. 2014
    2014 Overall quality of life improves to similar levels after mechanical circulatory support regardless of severity of heart failure before implantation 2014
    2014 Predictors of hospital length of stay after implantation of a left ventricular assist device: An analysis of the INTERMACS registry 2014
    2014 Prophylactic Peritoneal Dialysis Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Children Is Associated with Decreased Inflammation and Improved Clinical OutcomesCongenital Heart Disease.  9:106-115. 2014
    2014 Reconstructing the infected aortic root with antibiotic impregnated biological glueJournal of Cardiac Surgery.  29:340-342. 2014
    2014 Response to letter regarding article, "outcomes of patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy who received mechanical circulatory support: Data from the interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory support"Circulation: Heart Failure.  7:696. 2014
    2014 Single-center experience with extracorporeal photopheresis in pediatric heart transplantation 2014
    2014 Sixth INTERMACS annual report: A 10,000-patient database 2014
    2014 Therapeutic plasma exchange rapidly improves cardiac allograft function in patients with presumed antibody-mediated rejectionJournal of Clinical Apheresis.  29:316-321. 2014
    2013 Quantifying the effect of cardiorenal syndrome on mortality after left ventricular assist device implant 2013
    2013 Gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with ventricular assist devices is highest immediately after implantationASAIO Journal.  59:480-485. 2013
    2013 Use of retrospectively gated CT angiography to diagnose systolic LVAD inflow obstructionASAIO Journal.  59:542-546. 2013
    2013 Factors associated with stress and coping at 5 and 10 years after heart transplantation 2013
    2013 ISHLT International Registry for Heart and Lung Transplantation - three decades of scientific contributionsTransplantation Reviews.  27:38-42. 2013
    2013 Invited commentaryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  95:883. 2013
    2013 Ten yr of pediatric heart transplantation: A report from the Pediatric Heart Transplant StudyPediatric Transplantation.  17:99-111. 2013
    2013 Fifth INTERMACS annual report: Risk factor analysis from more than 6,000 mechanical circulatory support patients 2013
    2013 Cardiac surgery: The infinite quest 2013
    2013 Durability of left ventricular assist devices: Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) 2006 to 2011Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  146. 2013
    2013 Long-term mechanical circulatory support: Could it really have a public health impact?European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  44:198-200. 2013
    2013 Retransplantation as a successful therapy for post-transplant protein-losing enteropathy 2013
    2012 Continuous-flow devices and percutaneous site infections: Clinical outcomes 2012
    2012 Side-arm grafts for femoral extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannulationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  94. 2012
    2012 Erratum: Relationship of right- and left-sided filling pressures in patients with advanced heart failure: A 14-year multiinstitutional analysis (Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (2012) 31:1 (67-72)) 2012
    2012 Has late rejection decreased in pediatric heart transplantation in the current era? A multi-institutional study 2012
    2012 Long-term mechanical circulatory support (destination therapy): On track to compete with heart transplantation?Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  144:584-603. 2012
    2012 Renal function and genetic polymorphisms in pediatric heart transplant recipients 2012
    2012 Early predictors of survival to and after heart transplantation in children with dilated cardiomyopathyCirculation.  126:1079-1086. 2012
    2012 Opportunities for improvement in heart transplantation outcomes for young adults 18 to 35 years of age 2012
    2012 Novel technique of valve-sparing aortic root replacement in two children younger than 3 years of ageAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  94:299-301. 2012
    2012 Early survival after heart transplant in young infants is lowest after failed single-ventricle palliation: A multi-institutional study 2012
    2012 Comparison of observed survival after ventricular assist device placement versus predicted survival without assist device using the seattle heart failure modelASAIO Journal.  58:93-97. 2012
    2012 Implantation of the HeartWare HVAD in a child after a recent thromboembolic strokeAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  93:977-978. 2012
    2012 Invited commentaryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  93:717. 2012
    2012 Comparison of risk factors and outcomes for pediatric patients listed for heart transplantation after bidirectional Glenn and after Fontan: An analysis from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study 2012
    2012 The Fourth INTERMACS Annual Report: 4,000 implants and counting 2012
    2012 The dawn of the ISHLT Mechanical Assisted Circulatory Support (IMACS) Registry: Fulfilling our mission 2012
    2012 Beyond survival: Recommendations from INTERMACS for assessing function and quality of life with mechanical circulatory support 2012
    2012 Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Support for Functional Single VentricleWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  3:183-193. 2012
    2012 Pathologic features of dilated cardiomyopathy with localized noncompaction in a child with deletion 1p36 syndromeCongenital Heart Disease.  7:59-61. 2012
    2012 Postoperative Serum Cortisol Concentration and Adrenal Insufficiency in Neonates Undergoing Open-Heart SurgeryWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  3:214-220. 2012
    2012 Relationship of right- and left-sided filling pressures in patients with advanced heart failure: A 14-year multi-institutional analysis 2012
    2011 Total lymphoid irradiation in heart transplantation: Long-term efficacy and survival-an 18-year experienceTransplantation.  92:1159-1164. 2011
    2011 Outcomes after listing for primary transplantation for infants with unoperated-on non-hypoplastic left heart syndrome congenital heart disease: A multi-institutional study 2011
    2011 Improvement in 2-year survival for ventricular assist device patients after implementation of an intensive surveillance protocol 2011
    2011 Carbon monoxide releasing molecule-2 improves coagulation in patient plasma in vitro following cardiopulmonary bypass 2011
    2011 Gene polymorphisms impact the risk of rejection with hemodynamic compromise: A multicenter studyTransplantation.  91:1326-1332. 2011
    2011 Carbon monoxide-releasing molecule-2 enhances coagulation and diminishes fibrinolytic vulnerability in diluted plasma in vitro 2011
    2011 Infection and malignancy after pediatric heart transplantation: The role of induction therapy 2011
    2011 Rejection with hemodynamic compromise in the current era of pediatric heart transplantation: A multi-institutional study 2011
    2011 Minimizing infection and rejection death: Clues acquired from 19 years of multi-institutional cardiac transplantation data 2011
    2011 Third INTERMACS annual report: The evolution of destination therapy in the United States 2011
    2011 Fulminant myocarditis as a late sequela of DRESS: Two casesJournal of The American Academy of Dermatology.  65:889-890. 2011
    2011 Mitral valve repair in heart failure: Five-year follow-up from the mitral valve replacement stratum of the Acorn randomized trialJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  142. 2011
    2011 Surgical therapies for advanced heart failure in pediatric patients with cardiomyopathyProgress in Pediatric Cardiology.  31:3-6. 2011
    2011 Survival after biventricular assist device implantation: An analysis of the Interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory support database 2011
    2011 Use of a vascular plug to percutaneously occlude the outflow conduit of a dysfunctional left ventricular assist device 2011
    2011 Use of gated cardiac computed tomography angiography in the assessment of left ventricular assist device dysfunctionASAIO Journal.  57:32-37. 2011
    2010 Association of genetic polymorphisms and risk of late post-transplantation infection in pediatric heart recipients 2010
    2010 Carbon monoxide releasing molecule-2 enhances coagulation and diminishes fibrinolytic vulnerability in plasma exposed to heparin or argatrobanAnesthesia and Analgesia.  111:1347-1352. 2010
    2010 Surfactant treatment for congenital heart disease patients with acute respiratory distress syndromeCongenital Heart Disease.  5:624-628. 2010
    2010 Coronary artery spasm during angiography in a pediatric heart transplant recipient: Subsequent prevention by intracoronary nitroglycerin administrationTexas Heart Institute Journal.  37:469-471. 2010
    2010 Association of race and socioeconomic position with outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipientsAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  10:2116-2123. 2010
    2010 Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule-2 Enhances Coagulation and Diminishes Fibrinolytic Vulnerability in Subjects Exposed to Warfarin 2010
    2010 Device related infections: Are we making progress?Journal of Cardiac Surgery.  25:478-483. 2010
    2010 Carbon monoxide releasing molecule-2 increases fibrinogen-dependent coagulation kinetics but does not enhance prothrombin activity 2010
    2010 Decline in rejection in the first year after pediatric cardiac transplantation: A multi-institutional study 2010
    2010 Temporal trends in heart transplantation from high-risk donors: Are there lessons to be learned? A multi-institutional analysis 2010
    2010 Bradycardia and syncope as a presentation of cardiac allograft rejection involving the conducting systemCardiovascular Pathology.  19:117-120. 2010
    2010 Interactions among donor characteristics influence post-transplant survival: A multi-institutional analysis 2010
    2010 Balancing rejection and infection with respect to age, race, and gender: Clues acquired from 17 years of cardiac transplantation data 2010
    2010 Carbon monoxide releasing molecule-2 decreases thick diameter fibrin fibre formation in normal and factor XIII deficient plasmas 2010
    2010 Carbon monoxide releasing molecule-2 increases the velocity of thrombus growth and strength in hemophilia A, hemophilia B and factor VII-deficient plasmas 2010
    2010 DiscussionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  90:1318-1319. 2010
    2010 Infection after implantation of pulsatile mechanical circulatory support devicesJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  139. 2010
    2010 Second INTERMACS annual report: More than 1,000 primary left ventricular assist device implants 2010
    2009 Outcome of Pediatric Patients With Dilated Cardiomyopathy Listed for Transplant: A Multi-institutional Study 2009
    2009 Outcomes of Children With Cardiomyopathy Listed for Transplant: A Multi-institutional Study 2009
    2009 Outcomes of Children With Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Listed for Heart Transplant: A Multi-institutional Study 2009
    2009 Outcomes of Pediatric Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Listed for Transplant 2009
    2009 Coronary artery fistula ligation in a child: With use of the starfish heart positionerTexas Heart Institute Journal.  36:459-461. 2009
    2009 Carbon monoxide-releasing molecule-2 decreases fibrinolysis in human plasma 2009
    2009 Symptom Frequency and Distress from 5 to 10 Years After Heart Transplantation 2009
    2009 The Effect of Age, Diagnosis, and Previous Surgery in Children and Adults Undergoing Heart Transplantation for Congenital Heart DiseaseJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  54:160-165. 2009
    2009 Carbon monoxide releasing molecule-2 increases the velocity of thrombus growth and strength in human plasma 2009
    2009 Genotypic variation and phenotypic characterization of granzyme B gene polymorphismsTransplantation.  87:1801-1806. 2009
    2009 INTERMACS Profiles of Advanced Heart Failure: The Current Picture 2009
    2009 The Role of Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ligation in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Reexamining a Randomized Controlled TrialJournal of Pediatrics.  154:873-876. 2009
    2009 INTERMACS: Interval Analysis of Registry DataJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  208:755-761. 2009
    2009 Safety and Efficacy of Ibutilide in Heart Transplant Recipients 2009
    2009 Changing Leadership for The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2009
    2009 Clot lifespan model analysis of the effects of warfarin on thrombus growth and fibrinolysis: Role of contact protein and tissue factor initiationASAIO Journal.  55:33-40. 2009
    2009 Predictors of Death and Transplant in Patients With a Mechanical Circulatory Support Device: A Multi-institutional Study 2009
    2009 Successful cardiac transplant after Berlin Heart bridge in a single ventricle heart: Use of aortopulmonary shunt as a supplementary source of pulmonary blood flowJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  137. 2009
    2008 Patency of internal jugular vein following repair after ECMO stabilization prior to Berlin heart implantation: Utility of repaired vein for subsequent cardiac catheterization and biopsyCongenital Heart Disease.  3:411-414. 2008
    2008 Argatroban enhances fibrinolysis by differential inhibition of thrombin-mediated activation of thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor and factor XIII 2008
    2008 INTERMACS Database for Durable Devices for Circulatory Support: First Annual Report 2008
    2008 Patient With Hypofibrinolysis-mediated Thromboembolism Converted to a Hypercoagulable/Hyperfibrinolytic State via Ventricular Assist Device Placement 2008
    2008 Mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to pediatric cardiac transplantation.Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual.  80-85. 2008
    2008 Mechanical circulatory device thrombosis: A new paradigm linking hypercoagulation and hypofibrinolysisASAIO Journal.  54:351-358. 2008
    2008 Genetic polymorphisms impact the risk of acute rejection in pediatric heart transplantation: A multi-institutional studyTransplantation.  85:1632-1639. 2008
    2008 Is the "perfect fontan" operation routinely achievable in the modern era?Cardiology in the Young.  18:328-336. 2008
    2008 Re-stenosis After Drug-eluting Stents in Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy 2008
    2008 Mechanical Circulatory Support as a Bridge to Pediatric Cardiac TransplantationSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual.  11:80-85. 2008
    2008 Use of an Intraperitoneal Ventricular Assist Device With a Polytetrafluoroethylene Barrier Decreases Infections 2008
    2008 Surgical strategy to prevent cardiac injury during reoperation in infantsJournal of Cardiothoracic Surgery.  3. 2008
    2008 Mechanical circulatory support: registering a therapy in evolution.Circulation: Heart Failure.  1:200-205. 2008
    2008 Role for CD4+CD25+ T Cells in Inhibition of Graft Rejection by Extracorporeal Photopheresis 2008
    2008 Ventricular assist devices as a bridge to heart transplantation in childrenJournal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  23:25-29. 2008
    2007 Mapping the atrioventricular nodeNew England Journal of Medicine.  357:2706. 2007
    2007 Initial experience with live/real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography 2007
    2007 Long-term Outcomes of Cardiac Transplantation for Peri-partum Cardiomyopathy: A Multiinstitutional Analysis 2007
    2007 Patterns and Predictors of Physical Functional Disability at 5 to 10 Years After Heart Transplantation 2007
    2007 Post-Heart Transplant Diastolic Dysfunction Is a Risk Factor for MortalityJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  50:1064-1069. 2007
    2007 Heart retransplantationAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  7:2075-2081. 2007
    2007 Repair of Neonates and Young Infants With Ebstein's Anomaly and Related DisordersAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  84:587-593. 2007
    2007 The ross operation for aortic valve disease: Previous sternotomy results in improved long-term outcome 2007
    2007 Alterations in the Fibrinolytic Cascade Post-transplant: Evidence of a Bimodal Expression Pattern 2007
    2007 Emotional adjustment 5 years after heart transplant: A multisite studyRehabilitation Psychology.  52:206-214. 2007
    2007 Patterns and Predictors of Quality of Life at 5 to 10 Years After Heart Transplantation 2007
    2007 Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographic diagnosis of a stuck bioprosthetic mitral valve leaflet 2007
    2007 The hemostatic history of a 15-month-old child implanted with a Berlin Heart left ventricular assist deviceAnesthesia and Analgesia.  104:538-540. 2007
    2007 Thrombelastographic method to quantify the contribution of factor XIII to coagulation kinetics 2007
    2007 Indications for heart transplantation in pediatric heart disease: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young; the Councils on Clinical Cardiology, Cardiovascular Nursing, and Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia; and the Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working GroupCirculation.  115:658-676. 2007
    2007 Assessment of surgically unroofed coronary sinus by live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography 2007
    2007 Hydroxyethyl starch enhances argatroban-mediated decreases in clot propagation and strength by diminishing thrombin-fibrinogen interactions 2007
    2007 Thrombelastographic measures of clot propagation: A comparison of alpha with the maximum rate of thrombus generation 2007
    2006 Utility of Long-term Surveillance Endomyocardial Biopsy: A Multi-institutional Analysis 2006
    2006 Outcome of listing for cardiac transplantation for failed Fontan: A multi-institutional studyCirculation.  114:273-280. 2006
    2006 Usefulness of live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in the identification of individual segment/scallop prolapse of the mitral valve 2006
    2006 Acute take-off of the right coronary artery with long intra-aortic wall course presenting as chronic coronary ostium occlusion in a patient with end-stage heart failure 2006
    2006 Argatroban, Bivalirudin, and Lepirudin do not Decrease Clot Propagation and Strength as Effectively as Heparin-activated Antithrombin In Vitro 2006
    2006 Lessons learned from the pediatric heart transplant studyCongenital Heart Disease.  1:54-62. 2006
    2006 Outcomes of children bridged to heart transplantation with ventricular assist devices: A multi-institutional studyCirculation.  113:2313-2319. 2006
    2006 Usefulness of live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in the characterization of ventricular septal defects in adults 2006
    2006 Improving clinical practice: Should we give influenza vaccinations to heart transplant patients? 2006
    2006 Mechanical circulatory support therapy as a bridge to transplant or recovery (new advances)Current Opinion in Cardiology.  21:120-126. 2006
    2006 Rejection with hemodynamic compromise: Objective evidence for efficacy of photopheresis 2006
    2006 Should status II patients be removed from the pediatric heart transplant waiting list? A multi-institutional study 2006
    2006 Native aortic valve insufficiency in patients with left ventricular assist devicesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  81. 2006
    2006 Lymphoproliferative disorders after paediatric heart transplantation: A multi-institutional study 2006
    2006 Mitral valve surgery in heart failure: Insights from the Acorn Clinical TrialJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  132. 2006
    2005 Predictors of physical functional disability at 5 to 6 years after heart transplantation 2005
    2005 Multi-organ transplantation: Is there a protective effect against acute and chronic rejection? 2005
    2005 The intensive care unit oxygen challenge should not be used for donor lung function decision-making 2005
    2005 Our expanding journal 2005
    2005 Predictors of quality of life at 5 to 6 years after heart transplantation 2005
    2005 Scientific Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Introduction to the 2005 annual reports 2005
    2005 Managing device infections: Are we progressing or is infection an insurmountable obstacle?ASAIO Journal.  51:452-455. 2005
    2005 Fate of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome listed for cardiac transplantation: A multicenter study 2005
    2005 Is biopsy-proven cellular rejection an important clinical consideration in heart transplantation?Current Opinion in Cardiology.  20:127-131. 2005
    2005 Live three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiographic assessment of left atrial tumors 2005
    2005 Sternal approximation for bilateral anterolateral transsternal thoracotomy for lung transplantationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  79. 2005
    2005 Mechanical circulatory support device database of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Third annual report - 2005 2005
    2005 Of mice and men: Mouse models and the molecular mechanisms of post-transplant coronary artery disease 2005
    2005 The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Is it time to expand our name? 2005
    2005 The case for selective re-issuance of medical certificates to allow pilots who have received a heart transplant to resume flying 2005
    2005 To induce or not to induce: Do patients at greatest risk for fatal rejection benefit from cytolytic induction therapy? 2005
    2005 Transesophageal echocardiographic diagnosis of aortic arch-left innominate vein fistula 2005
    2004 Quantification of mitral regurgitation by live three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiographic measurements of vena contracta area 2004
    2004 Usefulness of live three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in the characterization of atrial septal defects in adults 2004
    2004 Images in geriatric cardiology. Usefulness of live three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in aortic valve stenosis evaluation.American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.  13:279-284. 2004
    2004 Mechanical circulatory support device database of the international society for heart and lung transplantation: Second annual report - 2004 2004
    2004 Live three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiographic delineation of patent ductus arteriosus 2004
    2004 Palliation of allograft vasculopathy with transluminal angioplasty: A decade of experienceJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  43:1973-1981. 2004
    2004 Definitive diagnosis of cor triatriatum with common atrium by three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in an adult 2004
    2004 Current outcomes following heart transplantationSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  16:395-403. 2004
    2004 Risk factors for recurrent rejection in pediatric heart transplantation: A multicenter experience 2004
    2004 Selection of patients and techniques of heart transplantationSurgical Clinics of North America.  84:257-287. 2004
    2003 Coronary tracheal collaterals after heart-lung transplantAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  92:1490-1492. 2003
    2003 Growing pains 2003
    2003 Late rejection episodes more than 1 year after pediatric heart transplantation: Risk factors and outcomes 2003
    2003 Allogeneic bone marrow inhibits T-cell activation and clonal expansion in vitroTransplantation.  76:237-243. 2003
    2003 Infection in ventricular assist devices: prevention and treatment.Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  75:S48-S57. 2003
    2003 Hemodynamic evaluation of normally functioning sulzer carbomedics prosthetic valvesUltrasound in Medicine and Biology.  29:649-657. 2003
    2003 Combination prophylaxis with ganciclovir and cytomegalovirus (CMV) immune globulin after lung transplantation: Effective CMV prevention following daclizumab inductionAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  3:492-496. 2003
    2003 Destination mechanical circulatory support: Proposal for clinical standards 2003
    2003 Evolving trends in risk profiles and causes of death after heart transplantation: A ten-year multi-institutional studyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  125:881-890. 2003
    2003 Usefulness of transesophageal three-dimensional echocardiography in the identification of individual segment/scallop prolapse of the mitral valve 2003
    2003 Pulmonary transplantation for advanced bronchioloalveolar carcinomaJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  125:45-48. 2003
    2002 Strategies for minimizing hyperlipidemia after cardiac transplantationAmerican Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs.  2:377-387. 2002
    2002 Mechanical circulatory support for myocarditis: How much recovery should occur before device removal? 2002
    2002 Volume quantification of intracardiac mass lesions by transesophageal three-dimensional echocardiographyUltrasound in Medicine and Biology.  28:1389-1393. 2002
    2002 Is there a need for surveillance endomyocardial biopsies in heart transplantation?Transplantation Proceedings.  34:1857-1859. 2002
    2002 Consensus conference report: maximizing use of organs recovered from the cadaver donor: cardiac recommendations, March 28-29, 2001, Crystal City, Va.Circulation.  106:836-841. 2002
    2002 Treatment of end-stage heart disease with outpatient ventricular assist devicesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  73:1489-1494. 2002
    2002 Cardiac transplant patients response to the 31P MRS stress test 2002
    2002 A positive donor gram stain does not predict outcome following lung transplantation 2002
    2002 Glucose-insulin-potassium infusion for myocardial protection during off-pump coronary artery surgeryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  73:1246-1251. 2002
    2001 Indefinite allograft survival mediated by donor bone marrow is dependent on the presence of a functional CD95 (Fas) gene in recipients 2001
    2001 Management of congenital abnormalities of the donor lungAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  72:935-937. 2001
    2001 An essential role for natural killer cells in augmentation of allograft survival mediated by donor spleen cellsTransplantation.  72:954-956. 2001
    2001 The importance of the mechanical circulatory support database: A plea for commitment 2001
    2001 Cardiac transplant outcome of patients supported on left ventricular assist device vs intravenous inotropic therapy 2001
    2001 Death after rejection with severe hemodynamic compromise in pediatric heart transplant recipients: A multi-institutional study 2001
    2001 Differential modulation of alloreactive T cell receptor expression induced by allogeneic bone marrow and splenocyte infusions. 2001
    2001 The emergence of co-morbid diseases impacting survival after cardiac transplantation, a ten year multi-institutional experience. 2001
    2001 Self-report measures among transplant candidates: The impact of evaluative situationsAssessment.  8:19-35. 2001
    2001 Two- and three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiographic localization of a right atrial lipoma: Importance of orienting echocardiographic images to the surgeon's view 2001
    2000 Right thoracotomy for mitral reoperatron: Analysis of technique and outcomeAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  70:1970-1973. 2000
    2000 A differential requirement for CD8+ donor cells in the augmentation of allograft survival by posttransplantation administration of donor spleen cells and donor bone marrow cellsTransplantation.  70:1068-1073. 2000
    2000 The utility of open lung biopsy following lung transplantation 2000
    2000 Enhanced allograft survival induced by posttransplant donor spleen cell infusion occurs via a mechanism that is distinct from the mechanism of enhancement by donor bone marrowTransplantation.  69:1020-1022. 2000
    2000 31P-magnetic resonance spectroscopy studies of cardiac transplant patients at restJournal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.  2:51-56. 2000
    2000 Cost-benefit analysis of extended antifungal prophylaxis in ventricular assist devicesASAIO Journal.  46:587-589. 2000
    2000 Neuropsychological functioning among heart transplant candidates: A case control studyJournal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.  22:95-103. 2000
    2000 Pediatric cardiac transplantation.Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  69:1627-1628. 2000
    2000 Psychological defensiveness among heart transplant candidatesJournal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.  7:167-174. 2000
    2000 Transesophageal three-dimensional echocardiographic assessment of anomalous coronary arteries 2000
    1999 Nonpharmacologic Validation of the Intrinsic Heart Rate in Cardiac Transplant Recipients 1999
    1999 Are preoperative obesity and cachexia risk factors for post heart transplant morbidity and mortality: A multi-institutional study of preoperative weight-height indices 1999
    1999 Determinants of waiting time for heart transplants in the United States 1999
    1998 Gene polymorphisms for plasminogen activator inhibitor-1/tissue plasminogen activator and development of allograft coronary artery diseaseCirculation.  98:2248-2254. 1998
    1998 Heart transplant coronary artery disease detected by coronary angiography: A multiinstitutional study of preoperative donor and recipient risk factors 1998
    1998 Heart transplant coronary artery disease detected by coronary angiography: a multiinstitutional study of preoperative donor and recipient risk factors. Cardiac Transplant Research Database. 1998
    1998 An essential role for Fas ligand in transplantation tolerance induced by donor bone marrowNature Medicine.  4:333-335. 1998
    1998 A prospective algorithm for the management of air leaks after pulmonary resectionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  66:1726-1730. 1998
    1998 Depicting time-related events after cardiac surgery: Kaplan-Meier or competing risk? 1998
    1998 Risk of death or incapacitation after heart transplantation, with particular reference to pilots 1998
    1998 The relationship between cardiac function and neuropsychological status among heart transplant candidatesJournal of Cardiac Failure.  4:295-303. 1998
    1998 Three-dimensional echocardiographic reconstruction of atrial membranes 1998
    1997 Infection after pediatric heart transplantation: Results of a multiinstitutional study 1997
    1997 Infection after pediatric heart transplantation: results of a multiinstitutional study. The Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. 1997
    1997 Outcome of listing for heart transplantation in infants younger than six months: Predictors of death and interval to transplantation 1997
    1997 Outcome of listing for heart transplantation in infants younger than six months: predictors of death and interval to transplantation. The Pediatric Heart Transplantation Study Group. 1997
    1997 Recurrent or persistent cardiac allograft rejection: therapeutic options and recommendations.Transplantation Proceedings.  29:40S-44S. 1997
    1997 Serial measurements of interleukin-6, interleukin-8, tumor necrosis factor-α, and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 in the peripheral blood plasma of human cardiac allograft recipients 1997
    1997 Heart transplant rejection with hemodynamic compromise: A multiinstitutional study of the role of endomyocardial cellular infiltrate 1997
    1997 The incremental risk of female sex in heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional study of peripartum cardiomyopathy and pregnancy 1997
    1997 Ventricular assist devices as a bridge to cardiac transplantation: A prelude to destination therapyAnnals of Surgery.  225:695-706. 1997
    1997 Heart transplant rejection with hemodynamic compromise: a multiinstitutional study of the role of endomyocardial cellular infiltrate. Cardiac Transplant Research Database. 1997
    1997 The incremental risk of female sex in heart transplantation: a multiinstitutional study of peripartum cardiomyopathy and pregnancy. Cardiac Transplant Research Database Group. 1997
    1997 Usefulness of transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of aortic graft dehiscenceAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  80:372-376. 1997
    1997 Predicting outcome after listing for heart transplantation in children: comparison of Kaplan-Meier and parametric competing risk analysis. Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Group. 1997
    1997 Competing outcomes after heart transplantation: A comparison of eras and outcomes 1997
    1997 Comparison of Multiplane and Biplane Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Assessment of Aortic StenosisAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  79:436-441. 1997
    1997 Correlation of functional recovery with myocardial blood flow, glucose uptake, and morphologic features in patients with chronic left ventricular ischemic dysfunction undergoing coronary artery bypass graftingJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  113:371-378. 1997
    1997 Efficient gene transfer method into the whole heart through the coronary artery with hemagglutinating virus of Japan liposomeJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  113. 1997
    1997 Heart Transplant Candidates: A Neuropsychological Descriptive DatabaseJournal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.  4:343-355. 1997
    1997 Neurocognitive and Emotional Functioning in Lung Transplant Candidates: A Preliminary StudyJournal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.  4:79-90. 1997
    1997 Patient-specific predictions for clinical decision-making 1997
    1997 Pediatric cardiac transplantation.Advances in Cardiac Surgery.  9:149-176. 1997
    1997 Predicting outcome after cardiac transplantations: Lessons from the Cardiac Transplant Research DatabaseCurrent Opinion in Cardiology.  12:136-145. 1997
    1997 Predicting outcome after listing for heart transplantation in children: Comparison of kaplan-meier and parametric competing risk analysis 1997
    1997 Recurrent or persistent cardiac allograft rejection: Therapeutic options and recommendationsTransplantation Proceedings.  29:40S-44S. 1997
    1997 Replacement of an intracorporeal left ventricular assist deviceAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  64:839-841. 1997
    1997 The impact of a defensive response set on the relationship between MMPI and cognitive tests among heart transplant candidatesAssessment.  4:365-375. 1997
    1997 Tirofiban provides 'platelet anesthesia' during cardiopulmonary bypass in baboonsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  113:182-193. 1997
    1996 Secular trends in cardiac transplant recipient and donor management in the United States, 1990 to 1994. A multi-institutional study. Cardiac Transplant Research Database Group.Circulation.  94:2883-2889. 1996
    1996 Outcome of cardiac transplantation in children. Survival in a contemporary multi-institutional experience. Pediatric Heart Transplant Study.Circulation.  94:II69-II73. 1996
    1996 Outcome of cardiac transplantation in children: Survival in a contemporary multi-institutional experienceCirculation.  94. 1996
    1996 Risk factors for early, cumulative, and fatal infections after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional study 1996
    1996 Semiquantitative measurement of cytokine messenger RNA in endomyocardium and peripheral blood mononuclear cells from human heart transplant recipients 1996
    1996 Infections during extended circulatory support: University of Alabama at Birmingham experience 1989 to 1994Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  61:366-371. 1996
    1996 Secular trends in cardiac transplant recipient and donor management in the United States, 1990 to 1994: A multi-institutional studyCirculation.  94:2883-2889. 1996
    1996 Transesophageal three-dimensional echocardiographic assessment of normal and stenosed coronary arteries 1996
    1996 Usefulness of transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosing and guiding correct placement of a right ventricular assist device malpositioned in the left atrium 1996
    1995 Total lymphoid irradiation in the treatment of early or recurrent heart transplant rejection 1995
    1995 Risk factors for late recurrent rejection after heart transplantation: a multiinstitutional, multivariable analysis. Cardiac Transplant Research Database Group. 1995
    1995 Cardiac transplant coronary artery disease: A multivariable analysis of pretransplantation risk factors for disease development and morbid eventsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  109:1081-1089. 1995
    1995 Circulatory support for myocardial infarction with ventricular arrhythmiasAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  59:1230-1231. 1995
    1995 Incremental Value of Three‐Dimensional Echocardiography Over Transesophageal Multiplane Two‐Dimensional Echocardiography in Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment of Cardiac Masses and Defects 1995
    1995 Left atrial or ventricular cannulation beyond 30 days for a Thoratec ventricular assist deviceASAIO Journal.  41. 1995
    1995 Predictors of quality of life in patients with advanced heart failure awaiting transplantation 1995
    1995 Predictors of quality of life in patients with advanced heart failure awaiting transplantation. 1995
    1995 Risk factors for late recurrent rejection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional, multivariable analysis 1995
    1995 Single right coronary artery assessed by contrast angiography and transoesophageal echocardiographyEuropean Heart Journal.  16:1739-1741. 1995
    1995 The impact of aortic valve homografts on the treatment of aortic prosthetic valve endocarditis.Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  7:25-31. 1995
    1995 Utility of posttransplantation panel-reactive antibody measurements for the prediction of rejection frequency and survival of heart transplant recipients 1995
    1994 Influence of HLA mismatch on rejection after heart transplantation: a multiinstitutional study. The Cardiac Transplant Research Database Group. 1994
    1994 Treatment of recurrent heart rejection with mycophenolate mofetil (RS- 61443): Initial clinical experience 1994
    1994 Cytomegalovirus after heart transplantation. Risk factors for infection and death: a multiinstitutional study. The Cardiac Transplant Research Database Group. 1994
    1994 Infection after heart transplantation: a multiinstitutional study. Cardiac Transplant Research Database Group. 1994
    1994 Matching the heart donor and heart transplant recipient. Clues for successful expansion of the donor pool: a multivariable, multiinstitutional report. The Cardiac Transplant Research Database Group. 1994
    1994 Cytomegalovirus after heart transplantation. Risk factors for infection and death: A multiinstitutional study 1994
    1994 Infection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional study 1994
    1994 Influence of HLA mismatch on rejection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional study 1994
    1994 Influence of longer term left ventricular assist device support on valvular regurgitationASAIO Journal.  40. 1994
    1994 Matching the heart donor and heart transplant recipient. Clues for successful expansion of the donor pool: A multivariable, multiinstitutional report 1994
    1994 The Ross operation - Early echocardiographic comparison of different operative techniques 1994
    1994 Transesophageal Echocardiography Findings of an Infected Quadricuspid Aortic Valve with an Anomalous Coronary Artery 1994
    1994 Ventricular assist: experience with a pulsatile heterotopic device.Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  6:147-153. 1994
    1993 Influence of left ventricular assist on valvular regurgitation.Circulation.  88:II309-II318. 1993
    1993 Total lymphoid irradiation: is there a role in pediatric heart transplantation? 1993
    1993 Pretransplantation risk factors for death after heart transplantation: a multiinstitutional study. The Transplant Cardiologists Research Database Group. 1993
    1993 Pretransplantation risk factors for acute rejection after heart transplantation: a multiinstitutional study. The Transplant Cardiologists Research Database Group. 1993
    1993 Controlled aortic root reperfusion in cardiac surgery.Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  5:134-140. 1993
    1993 Determinants of heart-lung transplantation outcomes: Results of a consensus surveyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  56:343-345. 1993
    1993 Immunosuppressive therapy as a determinant of transplantation outcomesTransplantation.  55:1297-1305. 1993
    1993 Long-term function of cryopreserved aortic homografts: A ten-year studyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  106:154-166. 1993
    1993 Pretransplantation risk factors for acute rejection after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional study 1993
    1993 Pretransplantation risk factors for death after heart transplantation: A multiinstitutional study 1993
    1993 Task force 1: Organization of heart transplantation in the U.S.Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  22:8-14. 1993
    1993 The medical and surgical determinants of heart transplantation outcomes: The results of a consensus survey in the United States 1993
    1993 Use of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene pericardial substitute with ventricular assist devicesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  55:181-183. 1993
    1992 Methotrexate pulse therapy in the treatment of recurrent acute heart rejection 1992
    1992 Rejection after cardiac transplantation. A time-related risk factor analysis.Circulation.  86:II236-II241. 1992
    1992 Cyclosporine blood monitoring after heart transplantation: a prospective comparison of monoclonal and polyclonal radioimmunoassays. 1992
    1992 Renal, hemodynamic, and electrocardiographic effects of low versus high osmolality contrast agents on the transplanted heart. 1992
    1992 Application of Echocardiographic Color Flow Doppler Mitral Regurgitation to the Diagnosis of Acute Cardiac Transplant Rejection 1992
    1992 Cyclosporine blood monitoring after heart transplantation: A prospective comparison of monoclonal and polyclonal radioimmunoassays 1992
    1992 Cytomegalovirus Colitis Presenting as Hematochezia and Requiring ResectionArchives of Surgery.  127:102-104. 1992
    1992 Multiplane Transesophageal Echocardiographic Imaging and Three‐Dimensional Reconstruction 1992
    1992 Quantitation of mapping uncertainty in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome: Implications for anatomic characterization and surgical division of accessory atrioventricular connectionsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  104:1045-1052. 1992
    1992 Renal, hemodynamic, and electrocardiographic effects of low versus high osmolality contrast agents on the transplanted heart 1992
    1992 Serial documentation of changes in a mitral valve vegetation progressing to abscess rupture and fistula formation by transesophageal echocardiographyAmerican Heart Journal.  124:241-248. 1992
    1992 Total lymphoid irradiation in the treatment of early or recurrent heart rejection 1992
    1992 Usefulness and limitations of transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of proximal coronary artery stenosisJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  19:572-580. 1992
    1992 Variation in cryolesion penetration due to probe size and tissue thermal conductivityAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  53:123-126. 1992
    1992 Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome: A quantitative morphometric analysis of surgical anatomyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  104:802-811. 1992
    1991 Magnesium ion is beneficial in hypothermic crystalloid cardioplegia 1991
    1991 Diltiazem-cyclosporine interaction in cardiac transplant recipients: impact on cyclosporine dose and medication costs.American Journal of Medicine.  90:402-404. 1991
    1991 Analysis and predictors of pulmonary vascular resistance after cardiac transplantationJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  101:432-445. 1991
    1991 Case report: Circulatory support for seventy days with resolution of acute heart failure [2]Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  102:932-934. 1991
    1991 Christiaan Barnard's contribution to the surgical treatment of Ebstein's malformationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  51:147-151. 1991
    1991 Cytomegalovirus hemorrhoiditis in cardiac allograft recipientsTransplantation.  51:918-920. 1991
    1991 Diltiazem-cyclosporine interaction in cardiac transplant recipients: Impact on cyclosporine dose and medication costsAmerican Journal of Medicine.  90:402-404. 1991
    1991 Endothelium-dependent responses in long-term human coronary artery bypass graftsCirculation.  83:402-411. 1991
    1991 Intermediate septal accessory pathways: Electrocardiographic characteristics, electrophysiologic observations and their surgical implicationsJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  17:1570-1578. 1991
    1991 Prospects for understanding and eliminating the deleterious effects of cardiopulmonary bypassAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  51:529-531. 1991
    1991 Usefulness of transesophageal echocardiography in assessment of aortic dissectionCirculation.  84:1903-1914. 1991
    1990 [Anti-tachycardia surgery in ventricular arrhythmia].Herz.  15:126-138. 1990
    1990 Airway obstructions associated with congenital heart disease in infancyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  99:1091-1098. 1990
    1990 Antitachycardia surgical procedures for malignant ventricular arrhythmiasHerz.  15:126-138. 1990
    1990 Controlled initial hyperkalemic reperfusion after cardiac transplantation: Coronary vascular resistance and blood flowAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  49:625-631. 1990
    1990 Evidence for central site of action to explain the negative chronotropic effect atropine: Studies on the human transplanted heartJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  15:1610-1617. 1990
    1990 Gastrointestinal complications after cardiac transplantation. Potential benefit of early diagnoses and prompt surgical interventionAnnals of Surgery.  211:538-542. 1990
    1990 Listerial mycocarditis in cardiac transplantationReviews of infectious diseases.  12:820-823. 1990
    1990 Predicting the degree of relief of the pulmonary stenosis or atresia after the repair of tetralogy of fallotSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  2:55-60. 1990
    1990 Prophylactic therapy for rejection after cardiac transplantation. A comparison of rabbit antithymocyte globulin and OKT3Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  99:716-724. 1990
    1990 Tetralogy of fallot: Late results and reoperationsSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  2:108-116. 1990
    1990 Transannular outflow tract patching for tetralogy: Indications and resultsSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  2:61-69. 1990
    1990 Transatrial-transpulmonary repair of tetralogy of fallotSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  2:76-82. 1990
    1990 Transesophageal Echocardiographic Evaluation of Mechanical Biventricular Assist Device 1990
    1990 Two-dimensional echocardiography and Doppler color flow mapping in the diagnosis and prognosis of ventricular septal ruptureCirculation.  81:1775-1783. 1990
    1989 Arrhythmias after orthotopic cardiac transplantation. Prevalence and determinants during initial hospitalization and late follow-up.Circulation.  80:III140-III146. 1989
    1989 A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Very Early Prophylactic Ligation of the Ductus Arteriosus in Babies Who Weighed 1000 g or Less at BirthNew England Journal of Medicine.  320:1511-1516. 1989
    1989 Ten years electrophysiologically guided direct operations for malignant ischemic ventricular tachycardia--results.Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon.  37:20-27. 1989
    1989 Arrhythmias after orthotopic cardiac transplantation. Prevalence and determinants during initial hospitalization and late follow-upCirculation.  80:140-146. 1989
    1989 Combined automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator and pacemaker systems: Implantation techniques and follow-upJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  13:121-131. 1989
    1989 Comparison of endocardial and epicardial programmed stimulation for the induction of ventricular tachycardiaJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  13:1608-1612. 1989
    1989 Coronary artery to right ventricle fistula in heart transplant recipients: A complication of endomyocardial biopsyJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  14:258-261. 1989
    1989 Effect of transannular patching on outcome after repair of tetralogy of FallotAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  48:783-791. 1989
    1989 Risk factors for mortality after primary combined valvular and coronary artery surgeryCirculation.  79. 1989
    1989 Surgical Treatment of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis with Homograft Aortic Valve ReplacementJournal of Cardiac Surgery.  4:340-347. 1989
    1989 Ten years electrophysiologically guided direct operations for malignant ischemic ventricular tachycardia - ResultsThoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon.  37:320-327. 1989
    1988 Writing a scientific abstract. 1988
    1988 Fatal postoperative amiodarone pulmonary toxicityAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  62:490-492. 1988
    1988 Synergistic nephrotoxicity due to ciprofloxacin and cyclosporine.American Journal of Medicine.  85:452-453. 1988
    1988 Analysis of morbid events and risk factors for death after cardiac transplantationJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  11:917-924. 1988
    1988 Aortic Valve Endocarditis with Aortic Root Abscess Cavity: Surgical Treatment with Aortic Valve HomograftAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  45:674-677. 1988
    1988 Azathioprine hypersensitivity. Case report and review of the literatureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  84:960-964. 1988
    1988 Concluding remarks: Treatment of evolving and completed myocardial infarction 1988
    1988 Coronary and Systemic Vascular Resistance during Reperfusion after Global Myocardial IschemiaAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  46:447-454. 1988
    1988 Corrective Repair of Complete Atrioventricular Canal Defects and Major Associated Cardiac AnomaliesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  46:645-651. 1988
    1988 Emergent surgical revascularization following acute myocardial infarction. Experimental and clinical considerations 1988
    1988 Failure of Elective Replacement Indicator to Predict End‐of‐Life of the Automatic Implantable Cardioverter‐DefibrillatorPacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  11:569-574. 1988
    1988 Heart-lung transplantationAmerican Journal of Medicine.  85:3. 1988
    1988 Indications and risk factors for orthotopic cardiac transplantation.Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia.  50:1-3. 1988
    1988 Intermediate-term results of the endocardial surgical approach for anomalous atrioventricular bypass tractsAmerican Heart Journal.  115:444-447. 1988
    1988 Intermediate-term results of the endocardial surgical approach for anomalous atrioventricular bypass tractsAmerican Heart Journal.  115:432-443. 1988
    1988 Pulmonary vascular resistance and the risk of heart transplantation 1988
    1988 Risk factors for death and related events after cardiac transplantation 1988
    1988 Survival, functional status, and reoperations after repair of tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresiaJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  96:102-116. 1988
    1988 Synergistic nephrotoxicity due to ciprofloxacin and cyclosporineAmerican Journal of Medicine.  85:452-453. 1988
    1988 The Relief of Pulmonary Stenosis by a Transatrial versus a Transventricular Approach to the Repair of Tetralogy of FallotAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  45:7-10. 1988
    1987 Arteritis in cardiac rejection after transplantationAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  59:1171-1173. 1987
    1987 Pericardial cyst diagnosed by two-dimensional echocardiography and computed tomography in a newbornPediatric Cardiology.  8:47-50. 1987
    1987 Cardiopulmonary bypass: Studies on its damaging effectsBlood Purification.  5:168-178. 1987
    1987 Heterotopic heart transplantation: a radiographic review.Radiographics.  7:151-160. 1987
    1987 Intermediate-term Fate of Cryopreserved Allograft and Xenograft Valved ConduitsAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  44:598-606. 1987
    1987 Intraventricular Tunnel Repair of Double Outlet Right VentricleJournal of Cardiac Surgery.  2:231-245. 1987
    1987 Legionella birminghamensis sp. nov. isolated from a cardiac transplant recipientJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  25:2120-2122. 1987
    1987 Monitoring the bioenergetics of cardiac allograft rejection using in vivo P-31 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopyJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  9:1067-1074. 1987
    1987 Patch Repair of the Left Ventricular Free Wall Following AneurysmectomyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  43:441-442. 1987
    1987 Primary angiosarcoma of the heart: CT characteristicsAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  148:267-268. 1987
    1987 Relief of life-threatening ventricular tachycardia and survival after direct operationsCirculation.  76:93-103. 1987
    1987 Symptomatic spinal epidural lipomatosis as a complication of steroid immunosuppression in cardiac transplant patients. Report of two casesJournal of Neurosurgery.  67:760-764. 1987
    1986 Conversion from cyclosporine to azathioprine following heart transplantation 1986
    1986 Early complications following cardiac surgeryCardiovascular clinics.  17:321-343. 1986
    1986 Current risks and protocols for operations for double-outlet right ventricle. Derivation from an 18 year experience.Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  92:913-930. 1986
    1986 Current concepts in cardiac transplantation.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  23:309-311. 1986
    1986 Acute myocardial infarction in a patient with anomalous right coronary arteryAmerican Heart Journal.  112:1092-1094. 1986
    1986 Alprazolam treatment of postcoronary bypass anxiety and depressionJournal of Clinical Psychopharmacology.  6:39-41. 1986
    1986 Comparison of sufentanil and enflurane-nitrous oxide anesthesia for myocardial revascularizationAnesthesia and Analgesia.  65:217-226. 1986
    1986 Effects of Protamine Administration after Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Complement, Blood Elements, and the Hemodynamic StateAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  41:193-199. 1986
    1986 Intraventricular tunnel repair for Taussig-Bing heart and related cardiac anomaliesCirculation.  74:53-60. 1986
    1986 The Fontan operation. Ventricular hypertrophy, age, and date of operation as risk factorsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  92:1049-1064. 1986
    1986 The repair of atrioventricular septal defects in infancyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  13:333-351. 1986
    1985 Death and other events after cardiac repair in discordant atrioventricular connection.Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  90:711-728. 1985
    1985 Intermediate-term results of coronary artery bypass grafting for acute myocardial infarction.Circulation.  72. 1985
    1985 Surgical management of double inlet ventricleWorld Journal of Surgery.  9:579-589. 1985
    1985 Ventricular septation within the spectrum of surgery for double inlet ventricles. 1985
    1985 Hydroxyethyl Starch in CABGAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  39:97. 1985
    1985 Surgical closure of patent ductus arteriosus does notincrease the risk of intraventricular hemorrhage in the preterm infantJournal of Pediatrics.  107:602-604. 1985
    1984 Acute renal failure after heart transplantation and cyclosporine therapy 1984
    1984 Early and intermediate-term (10-year) results of surgery for univentricular atrioventricular connection ("single ventricle")American Journal of Cardiology.  54:811-821. 1984
    1984 Risk factors for early and late failure after repair of tetralogy of Fallot, and their neutralization.Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon.  32:208-214. 1984
    1984 Surgical treatment of acute myocardial infarction.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  21:175-177. 1984
    1984 Hydroxyethyl Starch versus Albumin for Colloid Infusion Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Patients Undergoing Myocardial RevascularizationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  37:40-46. 1984
    1984 Return of left ventricular function after reperfusion in patients with myocardial infarction: Importance of subtotal stenoses or intact collateralsCirculation.  69:338-349. 1984
    1984 Surgical Treatment of Tricuspid AtresiaAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  38:447-457. 1984
    1983 Changing results and concepts in the surgical treatment of double-outlet right ventricle: Analysis of 137 operations in 126 patientsAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  52:549-554. 1983
    1983 Complement and the damaging effects of cardiopulmonary bypassJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  86:845-857. 1983
    1983 Surgical results and protocols in the spectrum of tetralogy of FallotAnnals of Surgery.  198:251-265. 1983
    1982 Acute oliguria after cardiopulmonary bypass: renal functional improvement with low-dose dopamine infusion.Critical Care Medicine.  10:852-856. 1982
    1982 Determinants of early and late results of repair of atrioventricular septal (canal) defectsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  84:523-542. 1982
    1981 Intracardiac surgery in infants under age 3 months: incremental risk factors for hospital mortality.American Journal of Cardiology.  48:500-506. 1981
    1981 Intracardiac surgery in infants under age 3 months: Incremental risk factors for hospital mortalityAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  48:500-506. 1981
    1981 Intracardiac surgery in infants under age 3 months: Predictors of postoperative in-hospital cardiac deathAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  48:507-512. 1981
    1981 Management of the Cardiovascular Subsystem after Cardiac SurgeryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  32:311-319. 1981
    1980 Invited commentaryWorld Journal of Surgery.  4:578-580. 1980
    1980 Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Experience with palliative surgeryAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  45:87-91. 1980
    1980 Surgical management of multiple ventricular septal defectsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  80:485-493. 1980
    1979 Preoperative evaluation of subvalular fibrosis in mitral stenosis. A predictor factor in conservative vs replacement surgical therapy.Circulation.  60:71-76. 1979
    1979 Preoperative evaluation of subvalvular fibrosis in mitral stenosis. A predictive factor in conservative vs replacement surgical therapyCirculation.  60. 1979
    1977 Surgical correction of double outlet right ventricle with noncommitted ventricular septal defectJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  73:399-403. 1977
    1976 Treatment of Hydrazine-Induced Coma with PyridoxineNew England Journal of Medicine.  294:938-939. 1976

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Mechanical circulatory support: A companion to braunwald’s heart disease 2019
    2019 Preface 2019

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Adverse events and mitigation strategies.  145-165. 2019
    2019 The critical role of MCS registries.  243-257. 2019
    2018 Adult Experience With Long Term Devices.  719-732. 2018
    2016 Transplantation for end-stage heart disease.  41-74. 2016
    2013 Current and potential future trends in the management of the brain-dead organ donor.  333-341. 2013
    2012 Left Ventricular Inflow Obstruction: Pulmonary Vein Stenosis, Cor Triatriatum, Supravalvar Mitral Ring, Mitral Valve Stenosis.  374-385. 2012
    2012 INTERMACS.  730-732. 2012
    2005 Surgery for infections.  85-94. 2005
    2005 University of Alabama at Birmingham series.  23-29. 2005

    Research Overview

  • health services research, surgical outcomes
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Data Warehousing Center Agreement for the Intermacs Databases  awarded by SOCIETY FOR THORACIC SURGEONS (STS) 2017 - 2023
  • Sustaining Quality of Life of the Aged: Heart Transplant or Mechanical Support?  awarded by SOCIETY FOR THORACIC SURGEONS (STS) 2019 - 2021
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support Measures of Adjustment and Quality of Life  awarded by SOCIETY FOR THORACIC SURGEONS (STS) 2019 - 2021
  • Randomized Evaluation of VAD Intervention before lnotropic Therapy (REVIVE-IT) Pilot Trial  awarded by University of Michigan 2015 - 2019
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support: Measures of Adjustment and Quality of Life  awarded by Northwestern University 2016 - 2017
  • Sustaining Quality of Life of the Aged: Heart Transplant or Mechanical Support?  awarded by Northwestern University 2015 - 2017
  • Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) Renewal  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2017
  • Randomized Evaluation of VAD InterVEntion Before Inotropic Therapy (REVIVE-IT) Pilot Trial  awarded by University of Michigan 2013 - 2017
  • Randomized Evaluation of VAD InterVEntion Before Inotropic Therapy (REVIVE-IT) Pilot Trial  awarded by University of Michigan 2011 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by THORATEC CORPORATION 2011
  • University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute  awarded by University of Pittsburgh The 2010 - 2011
  • Interagency Registry of Mechanical Circulatory Support for End Stage Heart Failure  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2005 - 2010
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University 1973
  • Full Name

  • James Kirklin