John A. Kern

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Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Surgery

Research Interests

Spinal cord protection, aortic aneurysms

Research Description

Spinal cord protection, aortic aneurysms

Personal Statement

Spinal cord protection, aortic aneurysms

Selected Publications

2022

Mitchell, W., Mehaffey, J. H., Kern, J. A., & Yount, K. W. (2022). Patching an aortic tear using the side-arm and surrounding skirt of a physician-modified ascending aortic graft. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 37(9), 2920-2922. doi:10.1111/jocs.16660

Yarboro, L. T., Mehaffey, J. H., Cantor, R., Deng, L., Teman, N. R., Yount, K. W., . . . Bergin, J. D. (2022). Progression to Transplant Under the New Heart Allocation System: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs Database. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 113(6), 1926-1934. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.07.020

Yount, K. W., Hawkins, R. B., Mehaffey, J. H., Teman, N. R., Yarboro, L. T., Kern, J. A., & Ailawadi, G. (2022). Aortic valve biologic protheses: A cohort comparison of premature valve failure. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 37(5), 1224-1229. doi:10.1111/jocs.16328

Beck, A. W., Wang, G., Lombardi, J. V., White, R., Fillinger, M. F., Kern, J. A., . . . Proj, T. E. V. A. R. D. P. (2022). Retrograde type A dissection in the Vascular Quality Initiative thoracic endovascular aortic repair for dissection postapproval project. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 75(5), 1539-1551. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2021.11.075

Mehaffey, J. H., Cantor, R., Myers, S., Teman, N. R., Kern, J. A., Ailawadi, G., . . . Yarboro, L. (2022). Impact of preoperative versus postoperative dialysis on left ventricular assist device outcomes: An analysis from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support database.. JTCVS open, 9, 122-143. doi:10.1016/j.xjon.2022.01.005

Mehaffey, J. H., Cullen, J. M., Hawkins, R. B., Fonner, C., Kern, J., Speir, A., . . . Yarboro, L. (2022). Access to Left Ventricular Assist Device: Travel Time Does Not Tell The Whole Story. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 271, 52-58. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2021.10.022

2021

Narahari, A. K., Mehaffey, J. H., Chandrabhatla, A. S., Baderdinni, P. K., Weiderhold, A., Cook, I. O., . . . Teman, N. R. (2021). A 30-year analysis of National Institutes of Health funded cardiac transplantation research: Surgeons lead the way. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 162(6), 1757-+. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.06.076

Cho, S. -M., Mehaffey, J. H., Myers, S. L., Cantor, R. S., Starling, R. C., Kirklin, J. K., . . . Yarboro, L. (2021). Cerebrovascular Events in Patients With Centrifugal-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Propensity Score-Matched Analysis From the Intermacs Registry (vol 144, pg 763, 2021). CIRCULATION, 144(10), E200. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000001021

Cho, S. -M., Mehaffey, J. H., Meyers, S. L., Cantor, R. S., Starling, R. C., Kirklin, J. K., . . . Yarboro, L. T. (2021). Cerebrovascular Events in Patients With Centrifugal-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices Propensity Score-Matched Analysis From the Intermacs Registry. CIRCULATION, 144(10), 763-772. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.055716D

Cho, S. -M., Mehaffey, J. H., Meyers, S. L., Cantor, R. S., Starling, R. C., Kirklin, J. K., . . . Yarboro, L. T. (2021). Cerebrovascular Events in Patients With Centrifugal-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Propensity Score-Matched Analysis From the Intermacs Registry.. Circulation, 144(10), 763-772. doi:10.1161/circulationaha.121.055716

Charles, E. J., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Burks, S. G., McMurry, T. L., Yarboro, L. T., . . . Kozower, B. D. (2021). Meaningful Patient-centered Outcomes 1 Year Following Cardiac Surgery. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 273(6), E247-E254. doi:10.1097/SLA.0000000000003357

Goudreau, B. J., Wang, L. J., Latz, C. A., Conrad, M. F., Williams, C. A., Tracci, M. C., . . . Clouse, W. D. (2021). Adding Supra-Aortic Trunk Surgical Reconstruction to Carotid Endarterectomy: Implications on Risk of Stroke and Death. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 232(4), 629-635. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2020.11.016

II, U. C. F., Fletcher, B. P., Davies, S., Norton, P. T., Kern, J. A., & Clouse, W. D. (2021). Use of ascending aortic access for imaging and wire rail access for endograft delivery in complex aortic arch anatomy. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY CASES INNOVATIONS AND TECHNIQUES, 7(1), 6-9. doi:10.1016/j.jvscit.2020.10.006

2020

Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., & Kern, J. A. (2020). Commentary: Tricuspid insufficiency after heart transplant: More of an art than a science.. JTCVS open, 4, 35. doi:10.1016/j.xjon.2020.08.012

Haywood, N., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Zhang, A., Kron, I. L., Kern, J. A., . . . Yarboro, L. T. (2020). Gastrointestinal Complications After Cardiac Surgery: Highly Morbid but Improving Over Time. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 254, 306-313. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2020.02.019

Michaels, A. D., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Kern, J. A., Schirmer, B. D., & Hallowell, P. T. (2020). Bariatric surgery reduces long-term rates of cardiac events and need for coronary revascularization: a propensity-matched analysis. SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 34(6), 2638-2643. doi:10.1007/s00464-019-07036-x

Hawkins, R. B., Mehaffey, J. H., & Kern, J. A. (2020). Commentary: Stroke after type A aortic dissection repair-A web of risk with no single answer. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 159(6), 2155-2156. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.06.025

Cullen, J. M., Hassinger, T. E., Mehaffey, J. H., Shannon, A. H., Tracci, M. C., Kern, J. A., & Jr, U. G. R. (2020). Overweight Patients with Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia Undergo more Diagnostic Studies: A Retrospective Analysis. AMERICAN SURGEON, 86(4), E177-E179. Retrieved from https://www.webofscience.com/

Tyerman, Z., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Diop, M., Carroll, N. D., Howell, A. M., . . . Teman, N. (2020). Nightly Preoperative Huddle Email Improves Perioperative Efficiency. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 109(2), 445-451. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.05.086

Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Charles, E. J., Kron, I. L., Ailawadi, G., Kern, J. A., . . . Teman, N. R. (2020). Impact of Complications After Cardiac Operation on One-Year Patient-Reported Outcomes. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 109(1), 43-48. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.05.067

2019

Hawkins, R. B., Mehaffey, J. H., Charles, E. J., Kern, J. A., Schneider, E. B., & Tracci, M. C. (2019). Socioeconomically Distressed Communities Index independently predicts major adverse limb events after infrainguinal bypass in a national cohort. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 70(6), 1985-+. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2019.03.060

Hawkins, R. B., Beller, J. P., Mehaffey, J. H., Charles, E. J., Quader, M. A., Rich, J. B., . . . Init, V. C. S. Q. (2019). Incremental Risk of Annular Enlargement: A Multi-Institutional Cohort Study. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 108(6), 1752-1759. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.118

Cullen, J. M., Booth, A. T., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Spinosa, M., Cherry, K. J., . . . Jr, U. G. R. (2019). Clinical Characteristics and Longitudinal Outcomes of Primary Mycotic Aortic Aneurysms. ANGIOLOGY, 70(10), 947-951. doi:10.1177/0003319719858784

Hawkins, R. B., Charles, E. J., Mehaffey, J. H., Williams, C. A., Robinson, W. P., Upchurch, G. R., . . . Grp, V. V. (2019). Socioeconomic Distressed Communities Index associated with worse limb-related outcomes after infrainguinal bypass. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 70(3), 786-+. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2018.10.123

Krebs, E. D., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Beller, J. P., Fonner, C. E., Kiser, A. C., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2019). Outcomes After Acute Type A Aortic Dissection in Patients With Prior Cardiac Surgery. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 108(3), 708-713. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.02.065

Hawkins, R. B., Mehaffey, J. H., Charles, E. J., Krebs, E. D., Smith, J. G., Kern, J. A., . . . Teman, N. R. (2019). Cost-Effectiveness of Negative Pressure Incision Management System in Cardiac Surgery. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 240, 227-235. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2019.02.046

Phadke, D. R., Sheeran, D. P., Wilkins, L. R., Kern, J. A., Tracci, M. C., & Angle, J. F. (2019). Impact of Venous Collaterals on Clinical Outcomes in Paget-Schroetter Syndrome. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 30(4), 572-577. doi:10.1016/j.jvir.2018.12.003

Yau, T. M., Pagani, F. D., Mancini, D. M., Chang, H. L., Lala, A., Woo, Y. J., . . . Network, C. S. T. (2019). Intramyocardial Injection of Mesenchymal Precursor Cells and Successful TemporaryWeaning From Left Ventricular Assist Device Support in Patients With Advanced Heart Failure A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 321(12), 1176-1186. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.2341

Schubert, S. A., Mehaffey, J. H., Booth, A., Yarboro, L. T., Kern, J. A., Kennedy, J. L. W., . . . Mazimba, S. (2019). Pulmonary-Systemic Pressure Ratio Correlates with Morbidity in Cardiac Valve Surgery. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 33(3), 677-682. doi:10.1053/j.jvca.2018.08.190

Cullen, J. M., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Gupta, V., Roy, R. A., III, R. W. P., . . . Jr, U. G. R. (2019). Increased warm ischemia time during vessel harvest decreases the primary patency of cryopreserved conduits in patients undergoing lower extremity bypass. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 69(1), 164-172. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2018.04.065

2018

Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Tracci, M. C., Robinson, W. P., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., & Jr, U. G. R. (2018). Preoperative dementia is associated with increased cost and complications after vascular surgery. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 68(4), 1203-1208. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2018.01.032

Hawkins, R. B., Mehaffey, J. H., Kessel, S. M., Dahl, J. J., Kron, I. L., Kern, J. A., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2018). Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery is associated with excellent resource utilization, cost, and outcomes. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 156(2), 611-+. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.108

Mehaffey, J. H., Haywood, N. S., Hawkins, R. B., Kern, J. A., Teman, N. R., Kron, I. L., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2018). Need for Permanent Pacemaker After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Reduces Long-Term Survival. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 106(2), 460-465. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.041

LaPar, D. J., Hawkins, R. B., McMurry, T. L., Isbell, J. M., Rich, J. B., Speir, A. M., . . . Cardiac, I. V. (2018). Preoperative anemia versus blood transfusion: Which is the culprit for worse outcomes in cardiac surgery?. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 156(1), 66-+. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.109

Shah, S. M., Teman, N. R., Dearth, E., Yarboro, L. T., & Kern, J. A. (2018). Construction of an Apical Plug for Explantation of HeartWare HVAD Left Ventricular Assist Device. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 106(1), E15-E17. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.014

Hawkins, R. B., Mehaffey, J. H., Charles, E. J., Kern, J. A., Lim, D. S., Teman, N. R., & Ailawadi, G. (2018). Psoas Muscle Size Predicts Risk-Adjusted Outcomes After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 106(1), 39-45. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.010

LaPar, D. J., Likosky, D. S., Zhang, M., Theurer, P., Fonner, C. E., Kern, J. A., . . . Cardiovasc, M. S. T. (2018). Development of a Risk Prediction Model and Clinical Risk Score for Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 106(1), 129-137. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.11.077

Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Byler, M., Smith, J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I., . . . Yarboro, L. T. (2018). Amiodarone Protocol Provides Cost-Effective Reduction in Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 105(6), 1697-1703. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.12.029

Narahari, A. K., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Charles, E. J., Baderdinni, P. K., Chandrabhatla, A. S., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2018). Surgeon Scientists Are Disproportionately Affected by Declining NIH Funding Rates. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 226(4), 474-481. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.12.047

Moses, D. A., Johnston, L. E., Tracci, M. C., III, R. W. P., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., & Jr, U. G. R. (2018). Estimating risk of adverse cardiac event after vascular surgery using currently available online calculators. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 67(1), 272-278. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2017.06.105

2017

Yarboro, L. T., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Kron, I. L., Ailawadi, G., Kern, J. A., & Ghanta, R. K. (2017). Pre-implant left ventricular apex position predicts risk of HeartMate II pump thrombosis. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 32(12), 837-842. doi:10.1111/jocs.13382

Hawkins, R. B., Mehaffey, J. H., Narahari, A. K., Jain, A., Ghanta, R. K., Kron, I. L., . . . Jr, U. G. R. (2017). Improved outcomes and value in staged hybrid extent II thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 66(5), 1357-1363. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2017.03.420

Johnston, L. E., Tracci, M. C., Kern, J. A., Cherry, K. J., Kron, I. L., Jr, U. G. R., & Robinson, W. P. (2017). Surgeon, not institution, case volume is associated with limb outcomes after lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia in the Vascular Quality Initiative. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 66(5), 1457-1463. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2017.03.434

Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Fashandi, A., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., . . . Robinson, W. P. (2017). Lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia decreases major adverse limb events with equivalent cardiac risk compared with endovascular intervention. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 66(4), 1109-+. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2017.04.036

Mehaffey, J. H., Johnston, L. E., Hawkins, R. B., Charles, E. J., Yarboro, L., Kern, J. A., . . . Ghanta, R. K. (2017). Methylene Blue for Vasoplegic Syndrome After Cardiac Operation: Early Administration Improves Survival. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 104(1), 36-41. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.02.057

Moses, D. A., Mehaffey, J. H., Strider, D. V., Tracci, M. C., Kern, J. A., & Jr, U. G. R. (2017). Smoking Cessation Counseling Improves Quality of Care and Surgical Outcomes with Financial Gain for a Vascular Practice. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 42, 214-221. doi:10.1016/j.avsg.2016.12.019

Mehaffey, J. H., Politano, A. D., Bhamidipati, C. M., Tracci, M. C., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., . . . Jr, U. G. R. (2017). Decubitus ulcers in patients undergoing vascular operations do not influence mortality but affect resource utilization. SURGERY, 161(6), 1720-1727. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2017.02.002

Beck, A. W., Lombardi, J. V., Abel, D. B., Morales, J. P., Marinac-Dabic, D., Wang, G., . . . Quality, S. V. S. V. (2017). Innovative postmarket device evaluation using a quality registry to monitor thoracic endovascular aortic repair in the treatment of aortic dissection. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 65(5), 1280-1286. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2016.11.054

Ghanta, R. K., LaPar, D. J., Zhang, Q., Devarkonda, V., Isbell, J. M., Yarboro, L. T., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2017). Obesity Increases Risk-Adjusted Morbidity, Mortality, and Cost Following Cardiac Surgery. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, 6(3). doi:10.1161/JAHA.116.003831

Yount, K. W., Yarboro, L. T., Narahari, A. K., Ghanta, R. K., Tribble, C. G., Kron, I. L., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2017). Outcomes of Trainees Performing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Does Resident Experience Matter?. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 103(3), 975-981. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.10.016

Mehaffey, J. H., LaPar, D. J., Tracci, M. C., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I., & Jr, U. G. R. (2017). Modifiable Factors Leading to Increased Length of Stay after Carotid Endarterectomy. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 39, 195-203. doi:10.1016/j.avsg.2016.05.126

2016

Saji, M., Katz, M., Ailawadi, G., Fowler, D., LaPar, D., Yarboro, L., . . . Lim, S. (2016). TCT-632 Predictive Value of Age-Adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index for 1-Year, 3-Year and 5-Year Mortality in Patients Following Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair.. J Am Coll Cardiol, 68(18S), B257. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2016.09.774

Johnston, L. E., Robinson, W. P., Tracci, M. C., Kern, J. A., Cherry, K. J., Kron, I. L., & Jr, U. G. R. (2016). Vascular Quality Initiative and National Surgical Quality Improvement Program registries capture different populations and outcomes in open infrainguinal bypass. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 64(3), 629-636. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2016.03.455

Saji, M., Lim, D. S., Ragosta, M., LaPar, D. J., Downs, E., Ghanta, R. K., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2016). Usefulness of Psoas Muscle Area to Predict Mortality in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 118(2), 251-257. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.04.043

Downs, E. A., Johnston, L. E., LaPar, D. J., Ghanta, R. K., Kron, I. L., Speir, A. M., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2016). Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Provides Excellent Outcomes Without Increased Cost: A Multi-Institutional Analysis. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 102(1), 14-21. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.084

Gillinov, A. M., Bagiella, E., Moskowitz, A. J., Raiten, J. M., Groh, M. A., Bowdish, M. E., . . . CTSN. (2016). Rate Control versus Rhythm Control for Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 374(20), 1911-1921. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1602002

Saji, M., Ailawadi, G., Welch, T. S., Downs, E., LaPar, D. J., Ghanta, R., . . . Lim, D. S. (2016). Pre-Procedural 6-Min Walk Test as a Mortality Predictor in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 67(17), 2083-2084. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2016.02.032

Ailawadi, G., Downs, E., Mehta, G., Kern, J. A., Ragosta, M., & Lim, D. S. (2016). Retrieval of Embolized Transcatheter Aortic Valves in Left Ventricle Through Apical Ventriculotomy. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 31(4), 203-205. doi:10.1111/jocs.12701

Schubert, S. A., Yarboro, L. T., Madala, S., Ayunipudi, K., Kron, I. L., Kern, J. A., . . . Ghanta, R. K. (2016). Natural history of coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 151(4), 1032-1039. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.12.006

LaPar, D. J., Rich, J. B., Isbell, J. M., Brooks, C. H., Crosby, I. K., Yarboro, L. T., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2016). Preoperative Renal Function Predicts Hospital Costs and Length of Stay in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 101(2), 606-612. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.07.079

Flohr, T. R., Hagspiel, K. D., Jain, A., Tracci, M. C., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., . . . Jr, U. G. R. (2016). The History of Incidentally Discovered Penetrating Aortic Ulcers of the Abdominal Aorta. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 31, 8-17. doi:10.1016/j.avsg.2015.08.028

Flohr, T. R., Hagspiel, K. D., Jain, A., Tracci, M. C., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., . . . Jr, U. G. R. (2016). The natural history of penetrating ulcers of the iliac arteries. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 63(2), 399-406. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2015.08.097

Jain, A., Flohr, T. F., Johnston, W. F., Tracci, M. C., Cherry, K. J., Jr, U. G. R., . . . Ghanta, R. K. (2016). Staged hybrid repair of extensive thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms secondary to chronic aortic dissection. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 63(1), 62-69. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2015.08.060

2015

Mehaffey, J. H., LaPar, D. J., Tracci, M. C., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., & Jr, U. G. R. (2015). Targets to prevent prolonged length of stay after endovascular aortic repair. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 62(6), 1413-1420. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2015.06.219

Contrella, B. N., Sabri, S. S., Tracci, M. C., Stone, J. R., Kern, J. A., Upchurch, G. R., . . . Angle, J. F. (2015). Outcomes of Coverage of the Left Subclavian Artery during Endovascular Repair of the Thoracic Aorta. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 26(11), 1609-1614. doi:10.1016/j.jvir.2015.07.022

Downs, E., Lim, S., Ragosta, M., Yount, K., Yarboro, L., Ghanta, R., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2015). The influence of a percutaneous mitral repair program on surgical mitral valve volume. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 150(5), 1093-1097. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.08.025

Yount, K. W., Isbell, J. M., Lichtendahl, C., Dietch, Z., Ailawadi, G., Kron, I. L., . . . Lau, C. L. (2015). Bundled Payments in Cardiac Surgery: Is Risk Adjustment Sufficient to Make It Feasible?. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 100(5), 1646-1652. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.086

Yount, K. W., Lau, C. L., Yarboro, L. T., Ghanta, R. K., Kron, I. L., Kern, J. A., & Ailawadi, G. (2015). Late Operating Room Start Times Impact Mortality and Cost for Nonemergent Cardiac Surgery. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 100(5), 1653-1658. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.131

Uflacker, A., Lim, S., Ragosta, M., Haskal, Z. J., Lederman, R. J., Kern, J., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2015). Transcaval Aortic Access for Percutaneous Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Initial Human Experience. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 26(10), 1437-1441. doi:10.1016/j.jvir.2015.07.024

LaPar, D. J., Quader, M., Rich, J. B., Kron, I. L., Crosby, I. K., Kern, J. A., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2015). Institutional Variation in Mortality After Stroke After Cardiac Surgery: An Opportunity for Improvement. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 100(4), 1276-1283. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.038

LaPar, D. J., Crosby, I. K., Rich, J. B., Quader, M. A., Speir, A. M., Kern, J. A., . . . Quality, V. C. S. (2015). Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Remains Underutilized: A Propensity-Matched Multi-Institution Analysis. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 100(1), 8-15. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.088

Ghanta, R. K., Lapar, D. J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., Speir, A. M., Jr, F. E., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2015). Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement provides equivalent outcomes at reduced cost compared with conventional aortic valve replacement: A real-world multi-institutional analysis. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 149(4), 1060-1065. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.01.014

Gillen, J. R., Schaheen, B. W., Yount, K. W., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., . . . Lau, C. L. (2015). Cost analysis of endovascular versus open repair in the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 61(3), 596-603. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2014.09.009

Stone, M. L., LaPar, D. J., Benrashid, E., Scalzo, D. C., Ailawadi, G., Kron, I. L., . . . Kern, J. A. (2015). Ventricular Assist Devices and Increased Blood Product Utilization for Cardiac Transplantation. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 30(2), 194-200. doi:10.1111/jocs.12474

2014

LaPar, D. J., Isbell, J. M., Crosby, I. K., Kern, J., Lim, S., Jr, F. E., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2014). Multicenter Evaluation of High-Risk Mitral Valve Operations: Implications for Novel Transcatheter Valve Therapies. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 98(6), 2032-2038. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.060

Yarboro, L. T., Bergin, J. D., Kennedy, J. L. W., Ballew, C. C., Benton, E. M., Ailawadi, G., & Kern, J. A. (2014). Technique for minimizing and treating driveline infections. ANNALS OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, 3(6), 557-562. doi:10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2014.09.08

LaPar, D. J., Isbell, J. M., Mulloy, D. P., Stone, M. L., Kern, J. A., Ailawadi, G., & Kron, I. L. (2014). Planned Cardiac Reexploration in the Intensive Care Unit Is a Safe Procedure. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 98(5), 1645-1651. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.090

Shrode, C. W., Draper, K. V., Huang, R. J., Kennedy, J. L. W., Godsey, A. C., Morrison, C. C., . . . Sauer, B. G. (2014). Significantly Higher Rates of Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Thromboembolic Events With Left Ventricular Assist Devices. CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 12(9), 1461-1467. doi:10.1016/j.cgh.2014.01.027

Davis, J. P., LaPar, D. J., Crosby, I. K., Kern, J. A., Lau, C. L., Kron, I. L., & Ailawadi, G. (2014). Nonagenarians Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 29(5), 600-604. doi:10.1111/jocs.12391

LaPar, D. J., Ailawadi, G., Isbell, J. M., Crosby, I. K., Kern, J. A., Rich, J. B., . . . Cardiac, I. V. (2014). Mitral valve repair rates correlate with surgeon and institutional experience. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 148(3), 995-1003. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.06.039

Lapar, D. J., Ghanta, R. K., Kern, J. A., Crosby, I. K., Rich, J. B., Speir, A. M., . . . Sur, I. V. C. (2014). Hospital Variation in Mortality From Cardiac Arrest After Cardiac Surgery: An Opportunity for Improvement?. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 98(2), 534-540. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.03.030

Lapar, D. J., Speir, A. M., Crosby, I. K., Jr, F. E., Brown, M., Rich, J. B., . . . Sur, I. V. C. (2014). Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Significantly Increases Mortality, Hospital Readmission, and Hospital Costs. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 98(2), 527-533. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.03.039

Groves, D. S., Blum, F. E., Huffnnyer, J. L., Kennedy, J. L. W., Ahmad, H. B., Durieux, M. E., & Kern, J. A. (2014). Effects of Early Inhaled Epoprostenol Therapy on Pulmonary Artery Pressure and Blood Loss During LVAD Placement. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 28(3), 652-660. doi:10.1053/j.jvca.2013.05.028

Tolenaar, J. L., Kern, J. A., Jonker, F. H. W., Cherry, K. J., Tracci, M. C., Angle, J. F., . . . Jr, U. G. R. (2014). Predictors of false lumen thrombosis in type B aortic dissection treated with TEVAR. ANNALS OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, 3(3), 255-263. doi:10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2014.05.17

LaPar, D. J., Isbell, J. M., Kern, J. A., Ailawadi, G., & Kron, I. L. (2014). Surgical Care Improvement Project measure for postoperative glucose control should not be used as a measure of quality after cardiac surgery. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 147(3), 1041-1048. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.11.028

Ghanta, R. K., & Kern, J. A. (2014). Staged Hybrid Repair for Extent II Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections. Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 19(2), 238-251. doi:10.1053/j.optechstcvs.2014.07.001

Pollak, P., Lim, D. S., & Kern, J. (2014). Management of Severe Aortic Regurgitation in a Patient With Cardiogenic Shock Using a Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Device and Transcatheter Occlusion of the Failed Aortic Valve Homograft as a Bridge to Surgical Valve Replacement. CATHETERIZATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS, 83(1), E141-E145. doi:10.1002/ccd.24993

Groves, D. S., Harding, U., Lanckohr, C., Gottschalk, A., Kern, J. A., & Schmidt, C. (2014). Repeated Neurological Complications during Dialysis - A Case for Echo?. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 31(1), E35-E36. doi:10.1111/echo.12397

Maas, A. L., Mack, M., Ailawadi, G., Suri, R. M., Szeto, W., Kilgo, P., . . . Thourani, V. H. (2014). Preoperative Pulmonary Function Tests as Predictors of Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of 915 TAVR Patients. CARDIOLOGY, 128(2), 184-185. Retrieved from https://www.webofscience.com/

Bartoli, C. R., Ailawadi, G., & Kern, J. A. (2014). Diagnosis, Nonsurgical Management, and Prevention of LVAD Thrombosis. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 29(1), 83-94. doi:10.1111/jocs.12238

2013

Lapar, D. J., Crosby, I. K., Kron, I. L., Kern, J. A., Jr, F. E., Rich, J. B., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2013). Preoperative Beta-Blocker Use Should Not Be a Quality Metric for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 96(5), 1539-1545. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.059

Kennedy, J. L. W., LaPar, D. J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., Bergin, J. D., Kamath, S., & Ailawadi, G. (2013). Does the Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk score accurately predict operative mortality for patients with pulmonary hypertension?. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 146(3), 631-637. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.07.055

LaPar, D. J., Ailawadi, G., Harris, D. A., Hajzus, V. A., Lau, C. L., Kern, J. A., & Kron, I. L. (2013). A Protocol-Driven Approach to Cardiac Reoperation Reduces Mortality and Cardiac Injury at the Time of Resternotomy. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 96(3), 865-870. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.03.061

Dietz, D. M., Cleveland, J. D., Chewning, K. G., Dent, J. M., Kern, J. A., & Keeley, E. C. (2013). Impending paradoxical embolism presenting as myocardial infarction.. Journal of cardiology cases, 7(5), e145-e148. doi:10.1016/j.jccase.2013.01.003

Mulloy, D. P., Bhamidipati, C. M., Stone, M. L., Ailawadi, G., Bergin, J. D., Mahapatra, S., & Kern, J. A. (2013). Cryoablation during left ventricular assist device implantation reduces postoperative ventricular tachyarrhythmias. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(5), 1207-1213. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.03.061

Grubb, K. J., Kennedy, J. L. W., Bergin, J. D., Groves, D. S., & Kern, J. A. (2013). METHYLENE BLUE IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE PULMONARY HYPERTENSION Reply. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(3), 898-899. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.12.063

Judge, J. M., Tillou, J. D., Jr, S. C. L., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., & Weiss, G. R. (2013). Surgical Management of the Patient with Metastatic Melanoma to the Heart. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 28(2), 124-128. doi:10.1111/jocs.12054

Mulloy, D. P., Bhamidipati, C. M., Stone, M. L., Ailawadi, G., Kron, I. L., & Kern, J. A. (2013). Orthotopic heart transplant versus left ventricular assist device: A national comparison of cost and survival. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(2), 566-574. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.10.034

2012

Stone, M. L., Kern, J. A., & Sade, R. M. (2012). Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Clinical Aspects and Ethical Considerations. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 94(6), 1791-1795. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.09.047

Shin, J. H., Angle, J. F., Park, A. W., Anderson, C., Sabri, S. S., Turba, U. C., . . . Matsumoto, A. H. (2012). CT Imaging Findings and Their Relevance to the Clinical Outcomes After Stent Graft Repair of Penetrating Aortic Ulcers: Six-year, Single-center Experience. CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 35(6), 1301-1307. doi:10.1007/s00270-011-0301-0

Johnston, W. F., Jr, U. G. R., Tracci, M. C., Cherry, K. J., Ailawadi, G., & Kern, J. A. (2012). Staged hybrid approach using proximal thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair and distal open repair for the treatment of extensive thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 56(6), 1495-1502. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2012.05.091

Grubb, K. J., Kennedy, J. L. W., Bergin, J. D., Groves, D. S., & Kern, J. A. (2012). The role of methylene blue in serotonin syndrome following cardiac transplantation: A case report and review of the literature. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 144(5), E113-E116. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.07.030

Johnston, W. F., West, J. K., LaPar, D. J., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., Tracci, M. C., . . . Jr, U. G. R. (2012). Greater saphenous vein evaluation from computed tomography angiography as a potential alternative to conventional ultrasonography. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 56(5), 1331-U157. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2012.04.055

Bhamidipati, C. M., LaPar, D. J., Stukenborg, G. J., Lutz, C. J., Tracci, M. C., Cherry, K. J., . . . Kern, J. A. (2012). Transcatheter arterial revascularization outcomes at vascular and general surgery teaching hospitals and nonteaching hospitals are comparable. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 56(1), 247-+. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2011.12.083

Mehta, G. S., LaPar, D. J., Bhamidipati, C. M., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., Jr, U. G. R., & Ailawadi, G. (2012). Previous percutaneous coronary intervention increases morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting. SURGERY, 152(1), 5-11. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2012.02.013

Kennedy, J. L. W., Mery, C. M., Kern, J. A., & Bergin, J. D. (2012). Mitral Stenosis Caused by an Amplatzer Occluder Device Used to Treat a Paravalvular Leak. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 93(6), 2058-2060. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.11.064

Turba, U. C., Saad, W. E., Arslan, B., Sabri, S. S., Trotter, S., Angle, J. F., . . . Matsumoto, A. H. (2012). Chronic mesenteric ischaemia: 28-year experience of endovascular treatment. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 22(6), 1372-1384. doi:10.1007/s00330-011-2376-z

Bhamidipati, C. M., Irvine, J. N., Hagspiel, K. D., Matsumoto, A. H., Tracci, M. C., & Kern, J. A. (2012). Hybrid Repair of Aortic Arch Aneurysm. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 26(3). doi:10.1016/j.avsg.2011.10.008

LaPar, D. J., Mulloy, D. P., Crosby, I. K., Lim, D. S., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., & Ailawadi, G. (2012). Contemporary outcomes for surgical mitral valve repair: A benchmark for evaluating emerging mitral valve technology. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 143(4), S12-S16. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.01.009

LaPar, D. J., Mery, C. M., Kozower, B. D., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., Stukenborg, G. J., & Ailawadi, G. (2012). The effect of surgeon volume on mortality for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 143(4), 854-863. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.12.048

Rosenberger, L. H., Adams, J. D., Kern, J. A., Tracci, M. C., Angle, J. F., & Cherry, K. J. (2012). Complicated Postpartum Type B Aortic Dissection and Endovascular Repair. OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 119(2), 480-483. doi:10.1097/AOG.0b013e3182390622

Stone, M. L., Kilic, A., Kennedy, J. L. W., Bergin, J. D., & Kern, J. A. (2012). The Cohn Felt Plug: An Effective HeartMate II (R) Reimplantation Technique. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 27(1), 122-124. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01375.x

Kennedy, J. L., Mery, C. M., Sumler, M., Ailawadi, G., Kern, J. A., & Groves, D. S. (2012). Exchange of a Tandem Heart to a HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Complicated by an Intracardiac Thrombus. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 29(1), E22-E23. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01521.x

2011

Wynne, E., Bergin, J. D., Ailawadi, G., Kern, J. A., & Kennedy, J. L. W. (2011). Use of a Left Ventricular Assist Device in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 26(6), 663-665. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01331.x

Bhamidipati, C. M., LaPar, D. J., Mehta, G. S., Kern, J. A., Jr, U. G. R., Kron, I. L., & Ailawadi, G. (2011). Albumin is a better predictor of outcomes than body mass index following coronary artery bypass grafting. SURGERY, 150(4), 626-633. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2011.07.056

LaPar, D. J., Ailawadi, G., Bhamidipati, C. M., Stukenborg, G., Crosby, I. K., Kern, J. A., & Kron, I. L. (2011). Small Prosthesis Size in Aortic Valve Replacement Does Not Affect Mortality. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 92(3), 880-888. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.04.105

LaPar, D. J., Bhamidipati, C. M., Jr, U. G. R., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., Cherry, K. J., & Ailawadi, G. (2011). Time of year does not influence mortality for vascular operations at academic centers. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 54(2), 546-553. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2011.01.042

Emaminia, A., Nagji, A. S., Ailawadi, G., Bergin, J. D., & Kern, J. A. (2011). Concomitant Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement and Cryoablation for Treatment of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias Associated With Heart Failure. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 92(1), 334-336. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.12.062

LaPar, D. J., Ailawadi, G., Jr, I. J. N., Lau, C. L., Kron, I. L., & Kern, J. A. (2011). Preoperative computed tomography is associated with lower risk of perioperative stroke in reoperative cardiac surgery. INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY, 12(6), 919-923. doi:10.1510/icvts.2010.265165

Bhamidipati, C. M., LaPar, D. J., Mehta, G. S., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., Jr, U. G. R., & Ailawadi, G. (2011). Have Thoracic Endografting Outcomes Improved Since US Food and Drug Administration Approval?. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 91(5), 1314-1322. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.01.037

LaPar, D. J., Anvari, F., Irvine, J. N., Kern, J. A., Swenson, B. R., Kron, I. L., & Ailawadi, G. (2011). The Impact of Coronary Artery Endarterectomy on Outcomes During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 26(3), 247-253. doi:10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01247.x

Bhamidipati, C. M., LaPar, D. J., Mehta, G. S., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., & Ailawadi, G. (2011). TIGHT GLUCOSE CONTROL IS NOT SUPERIOR TO PERMISSIVE HYPERGLYCEMIA FOLLOWING VALVE SURGERY. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 57(14), E1394. doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(11)61394-6

Mehta, G. S., Bhamidipati, C. M., LaPar, D. J., Ailawadi, G., & Kern, J. A. (2011). Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Heart Transplant Patients: Before or after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation?. THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, 59(2), 119-120. doi:10.1055/s-0030-1250637

LaPar, D. J., Ailawadi, G., Bhamidipati, C. M., Singh, M., Dare, D., Kern, J. A., & Kron, I. L. (2011). Use of a nonpledgeted suture technique is safe and efficient for aortic valve replacement. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 141(2), 388-393. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.04.011

Bhamidipati, C. M., LaPar, D. J., Stukenborg, G. J., Morrison, C. C., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., & Ailawadi, G. (2011). Superiority of moderate control of hyperglycemia to tight control in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 141(2), 543-551. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.10.005

Bhamidipati, C. M., LaPar, D. J., Jr, F. E., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., & Ailawadi, G. (2011). Outcomes and Cost of Cardiac Surgery in Octogenarians is Related to Type of Operation: A Multiinstitutional Analysis. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 91(2), 499-505. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.10.059

Manger, J. P., Kern, J. A., & Krupski, T. L. (2011). Partial nephrectomy in a patient with a left ventricular assist device.. Case reports in urology, 2011, 526903. doi:10.1155/2011/526903

2010

Chalmers, R. T. A., Darling Iii, R. C., Wingard, J. T., Chetter, I., Cutler, B., Kern, J. A., & Hart, J. C. (2010). Randomized clinical trial of tranexamic acid-free fibrin sealant during vascular surgical procedures.. The British journal of surgery, 97(12), 1784-1789. doi:10.1002/bjs.7235

Hennessy, S. A., LaPar, D. J., Stukenborg, G. J., Stone, M. L., Mlynarek, R. A., Kern, J. A., . . . Kron, I. L. (2010). Cardiac catheterization within 24 hours of valve surgery is significantly associated with acute renal failure. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 140(5), 1011-1017. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.07.056

Bhamidipati, C. M., Ailawadi, G., Bergin, J., & Kern, J. A. (2010). Early thrombus in a HeartMate II left ventricular assist device: A potential cause of hemolysis and diagnostic dilemma. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 140(1), E7-E8. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.09.046

LaPar, D. J., Hennessy, S., Fonner, E., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., & Ailawadi, G. (2010). Does Urgent or Emergent Status Influence Choice in Mitral Valve Operations? An Analysis of Outcomes From the Virginia Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 90(1), 153-160. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.03.044

Nagji, A. S., Hranjec, T., Swenson, B. R., Kern, J. A., Bergin, J. D., Jones, D. R., . . . Ailawadi, G. (2010). Donor Age Is Associated With Chronic Allograft Vasculopathy After Adult Heart Transplantation: Implications for Donor Allocation. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 90(1), 168-175. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.03.043

Adams, J. D., Tracci, M. C., Sabri, S., Cherry, K. J., Angle, J. F., Matsumoto, A. H., & Kern, J. A. (2010). Real-World Experience with Type I Endo leaks after Endovascular Repair of the Thoracic Aorta. AMERICAN SURGEON, 76(6), 599-605. Retrieved from https://www.webofscience.com/

Ailawadi, G., LaPar, D. J., Swenson, B. R., Maxwell, C. D., Girotti, M. E., Bergin, J. D., . . . Mahapatra, S. (2010). Surgically placed left ventricular leads provide similar outcomes to percutaneous leads in patients with failed coronary sinus lead placement. HEART RHYTHM, 7(5), 619-625. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2010.01.014

Maged, I. M., Turba, U. C., Housseini, A. M., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., & Hagspiel, K. D. (2010). High spatial resolution magnetic resonance imaging of cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 51(2), 471-474. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2009.08.079

LaPar, D. J., Yang, Z., Stukenborg, G. J., Peeler, B. B., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., & Ailawadi, G. (2010). Outcomes of reoperative aortic valve replacement after previous sternotomy. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 139(2), 263-272. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.09.006