Publications

Outcomes of transaortic edge-to-edge repair of the mitral valve in patients undergoing minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, JTCS May 2013

Description: Article published May 2013 in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery evaluating the outcomes of an edge-to-edge repair of the mitral valve via a transaortic approach during minimally invasive aortic valve surgery through an anterior thoracotomy.

Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in Patients With an Ejection Fraction of 35% or Less, Innovations Jan. 2013

Description: Original Article published January 2013 in Innovations evaluating the outcomes of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery via a right anterior thoracotomy approach in patients with isolated severe mitral regurgitation and severely reduced left ventricular systolic function.

Is a minimally invasive approach for re-operative aortic valve replacement superior to standard full resternotomy? Intera Cardiovasc Thorac Surg May 2012

Description: Best evidence topic structured in review of literature to answer the addressed question, “Is a minimally invasive approach for re-operative aortic valve replacement superior to standard full resternotomy?”

Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery in Patients with COPD, EJCTS May 2012

Description: Original Article published May 2012 in EJCTS comparing Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery vs. Median Sternotomy in Patients with COPD.

Staged percutaneous coronary intervention and minimally invasive valve surgery, JTCS 2012

Description: Original Article published September 2012 in The Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery showing the presenting the outcomes of Staged percutaneous coronary intervention and minimally invasive valve surgery: Results of a hybrid approach to concomitant coronary and valvular disease.

Outcomes of right mini-thoracotomy mitral valve surgery in patients with previous sternotomy, Ann Thorac Surg 2011

Description: Original Article published 2011 in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery demonstrating the Outcomes of right mini-thoracotomy mitral valve surgery in patients with previous sternotomy.

Minimally Invasive Transaortic Repair of the Mitral Valve, The Heart Surg Forum 2011

Description: Original Article published 2011 in The Heart Surgery Forum offering a retrospective look of patients receiving an edge-to-edge repair (Alfieri stitch) via a transaortic approach during minimally invasive aortic valve surgery.

Outcomes of a Minimally Invasive Approach vs Standard Median Sternotomy for the Excision of Benign Cardiac Mass, Ann Thorac Surg 2011

Description: Original Article published 2011 in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery comparing the Outcomes of a Minimally Invasive Approach vs. Standard Median Sternotomy for the Excision of Benign Cardiac Mass.

Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery vs Median Sternotomy in Patients 75 Years or Greater, Ann Thorac Surg 2011

Description: Original Article published 2011 in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery comparing Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery vs. Median Sternotomy in Patients Age 75 Years or Greater.

Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery vs Standard Sternotomy in Obese Patients Undergoing Isolated Valve Surgery, Ann Thorac Surg 2011

Description: Original Article published 2011 in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery comparing the Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Surgery vs. Standard Sternotomy in Obese Patients Undergoing Isolated Valve Surgery.

Surgical Options of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation, Cardio in Review July 2010

Description: Review Article published July 2010 in Cardiology in Review

Intra-atrial Placement of a Mitral Prosthesis in a Patient with Severe Mitral Annulus Calcification: A Case Report, The Heart Surg Forum 2009

Description: A Case Report published 2009 in The Heart Surgery Forum

Minimally invasive mitral valve replacement using the valve-in-valve technique, Innovations 2009

Description: Original Article published 2009 in Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery describing a surgical valve-in-valve technique.

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