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1.

Quality metrics in coronary artery bypass grafting.

Khan FM, Hameed I, Milojevic M, Wingo M, Krieger K, Girardi LN, Prager RL, Gaudino M.

Int J Surg. 2019 Mar 15;65:7-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2019.03.007. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID:
30885838
2.

A Listeria monocytogenes ST2 clone lacking chitinase ChiB from an outbreak of non-invasive gastroenteritis.

Halbedel S, Prager R, Banerji S, Kleta S, Trost E, Nishanth G, Alles G, Hölzel C, Schlesiger F, Pietzka A, Schlüter D, Flieger A.

Emerg Microbes Infect. 2019;8(1):17-28. doi: 10.1080/22221751.2018.1558960.

PMID:
30866756
3.

Long-Term Survival and Echocardiographic Findings After Surgical Ventricular Restoration.

Hobbs RD, Assi A, Bolling SF, Patel HJ, Deeb GM, Romano MA, Haft JW, Prager RL, Pagani FD, Tang PC.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31854-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.11.054. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30586580
4.

Collaborative Quality Improvement Reduces Postoperative Pneumonia After Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.

Likosky DS, Harrington SD, Cabrera L, DeLucia A 3rd, Chenoweth CE, Krein SL, Thibault D, Zhang M, Matsouaka RA, Strobel RJ, Prager RL.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Nov;11(11):e004756. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.004756. Erratum in: Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Feb;12(2):e000051.

PMID:
30571334
5.

Disparity between recent graduates' and experienced surgeons' assessment of time to operative independence.

Hui DS, Lee R, Moon MR, Edwards MA, Boutrous ML, Luc JGY, Prager RL, Naunheim KS.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(18)32925-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.08.124. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30553594
6.

Incorporating Innovation and New Technology into Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Dearani JA, Rosengart TK, Marshall MB, Mack MJ, Jones DR, Prager RL, Cerfolio RJ.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)31672-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.022. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID:
30471271
7.

Association Between Postoperative Pneumonia and 90-Day Episode Payments and Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.

Thompson MP, Cabrera L, Strobel RJ, Harrington SD, Zhang M, Wu X, Prager RL, Likosky DS.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Sep;11(9):e004818. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.004818.

PMID:
30354549
8.

Prospective Evaluation of Point-of-Care Ultrasound at a Remote, Multi-Day Music Festival.

Prager R, Sedgwick C, Lund A, Kim D, Ho B, Stachura M, Gutman S.

Prehosp Disaster Med. 2018 Oct;33(5):484-489. doi: 10.1017/S1049023X18000821. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

PMID:
30269693
9.

Introduction to Dr Joseph E. Bavaria's Presidential Address.

Prager RL.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov;106(5):1274-1275. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.09.003. Epub 2018 Sep 22. No abstract available.

PMID:
30253159
10.

Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Episode Payments and Relationship to Case Volume.

Brescia AA, Syrjamaki JD, Regenbogen SE, Paone G, Pruitt AL, Shannon FL, Boeve TJ, Patel HJ, Thompson MP, Theurer PF, Dupree JM, Kim KM, Prager RL, Likosky DS.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec;106(6):1735-1741. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.017. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

PMID:
30179625
11.

Individual Surgeon Performance in Adult Cardiac Surgery.

Shahian DM, Prager RL, Higgins RSD, MacGillivray TE, Sabik JF 3rd, Dearani JA, Naunheim KS.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct;106(4):943-944. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.003. Epub 2018 Jul 29. No abstract available.

PMID:
30063886
12.

Understanding the Association Between Frailty and Cardiac Surgical Outcomes.

Bergquist CS, Jackson EA, Thompson MP, Cabrera L, Paone G, DeLucia A 3rd, He C, Prager RL, Likosky DS; Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov;106(5):1326-1332. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.06.017. Epub 2018 Jul 19.

PMID:
30031840
13.

Evolving trends in aortic valve replacement: A statewide experience.

Kim KM, Shannon F, Paone G, Lall S, Batra S, Boeve T, DeLucia A, Patel HJ, Theurer PF, He C, Clark MJ, Sultan I, Deeb GM, Prager RL.

J Card Surg. 2018 Aug;33(8):424-430. doi: 10.1111/jocs.13740. Epub 2018 Jun 17.

PMID:
29911307
14.

Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O103:H2 outbreak in Germany after school trip to Austria due to raw cow milk, 2017 - The important role of international collaboration for outbreak investigations.

Mylius M, Dreesman J, Pulz M, Pallasch G, Beyrer K, Claußen K, Allerberger F, Fruth A, Lang C, Prager R, Flieger A, Schlager S, Kalhöfer D, Mertens E.

Int J Med Microbiol. 2018 Jul;308(5):539-544. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2018.05.005. Epub 2018 May 29.

PMID:
29884330
15.

Test Characteristics of Point-of-care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Retinal Detachment in the Emergency Department.

Kim DJ, Francispragasam M, Docherty G, Silver B, Prager R, Lee D, Maberley D.

Acad Emerg Med. 2019 Jan;26(1):16-22. doi: 10.1111/acem.13454. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

PMID:
29774966
16.

Battling the Chimaera: How Much Disclosure of Rare Risks Is Necessary?

Prager RL, Murillo Berlioz A, Trachiotis GD, Zwischenberger JB, Sade RM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug;106(2):327-332. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.03.076. Epub 2018 May 3. No abstract available.

PMID:
29730346
17.

Whole-Genome Sequencing of Recent Listeria monocytogenes Isolates from Germany Reveals Population Structure and Disease Clusters.

Halbedel S, Prager R, Fuchs S, Trost E, Werner G, Flieger A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 May 25;56(6). pii: e00119-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00119-18. Print 2018 Jun.

18.

Recurrent outbreaks caused by the same Salmonella enterica serovar Infantis clone in a German rehabilitation oncology clinic from 2002 to 2009.

Miller T, Brockmann S, Spackova M, Wetzig J, Frank C, Pfeifer Y, Braun PG, Prager R, Rabsch W.

J Hosp Infect. 2018 Dec;100(4):e233-e238. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.03.035. Epub 2018 Mar 31.

PMID:
29614246
19.

A Spatial Coherence Approach to Minimum Variance Beamforming for Plane-Wave Compounding.

Nguyen NQ, Prager RW.

IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2018 Apr;65(4):522-534. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2018.2793580.

PMID:
29610083
20.

Association Between Medicaid Expansion and Cardiovascular Interventions in Michigan.

Likosky DS, Sukul D, Seth M, He C, Gurm HS, Prager RL.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Mar 6;71(9):1050-1051. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.12.044. No abstract available.

21.

Development of a Risk Prediction Model and Clinical Risk Score for Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery.

LaPar DJ, Likosky DS, Zhang M, Theurer P, Fonner CE, Kern JA, Bolling SF, Drake DH, Speir AM, Rich JB, Kron IL, Prager RL, Ailawadi G; Investigators for the Virginia Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative and the Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul;106(1):129-136. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.11.077. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

PMID:
29410187
22.

Invited Commentary.

Dearani JA, Prager RL.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar;105(3):689-690. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.012. Epub 2018 Jan 31. No abstract available.

PMID:
29409892
23.

Advancing the Legislative Priorities of Cardiothoracic Surgeons: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Political Action Committee.

Thompson JL, Speir AM, Mathisen DJ, Naunheim KS, Prager RL, Lahey SJ.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar;105(3):691-695. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.061. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

PMID:
29397100
24.

Evaluation of WGS based approaches for investigating a food-borne outbreak caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Derby in Germany.

Simon S, Trost E, Bender J, Fuchs S, Malorny B, Rabsch W, Prager R, Tietze E, Flieger A.

Food Microbiol. 2018 May;71:46-54. doi: 10.1016/j.fm.2017.08.017. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

PMID:
29366468
25.

Invited Commentary.

Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, Badhwar V, Jacobs ML.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb;105(2):612-614. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.057. No abstract available.

PMID:
29362174
26.

Use and effectiveness of a fixed-ratio combination of insulin degludec/liraglutide (IDegLira) in a real-world population with type 2 diabetes: Results from a European, multicentre, retrospective chart review study.

Price H, Blüher M, Prager R, Phan TM, Thorsted BL, Schultes B; EXTRA study group.

Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 Apr;20(4):954-962. doi: 10.1111/dom.13182. Epub 2018 Jan 11.

27.

Determinants of Variation in Pneumonia Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Brescia AA, Rankin JS, Cyr DD, Jacobs JP, Prager RL, Zhang M, Matsouaka RA, Harrington SD, Dokholyan RS, Bolling SF, Fishstrom A, Pasquali SK, Shahian DM, Likosky DS; Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb;105(2):513-520. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.012. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

28.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database 2017 Annual Report.

Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, D'Agostino RS, Jacobs ML, Kozower BD, Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Prager RL.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec;104(6):1774-1781. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.014.

PMID:
29153787
29.

A European, multicentre, retrospective, non-interventional study (EU-TREAT) of the effectiveness of insulin degludec after switching basal insulin in a population with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Siegmund T, Tentolouris N, Knudsen ST, Lapolla A, Prager R, Phan TM, Wolden ML, Schultes B; EU-TREAT study group.

Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 Mar;20(3):689-697. doi: 10.1111/dom.13149. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

30.

Risk Aversion and Public Reporting. Part 1: Observations From Cardiac Surgery and Interventional Cardiology.

Shahian DM, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, D'Agostino RS, Bavaria JE, Prager RL.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec;104(6):2093-2101. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.077. Epub 2017 Nov 1. Review.

PMID:
29100643
31.

Risk Aversion and Public Reporting. Part 2: Mitigation Strategies.

Shahian DM, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, D'Agostino RS, Bavaria JE, Prager RL.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec;104(6):2102-2110. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.076. Epub 2017 Nov 1. Review.

PMID:
29100640
32.

Sorbitol-Fermenting Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H- Isolates from Czech Patients with Novel Plasmid Composition Not Previously Seen in German Isolates.

Bauwens A, Marejková M, Middendorf-Bauchart B, Prager R, Kossow A, Zhang W, Karch H, Mellmann A, Bielaszewska M.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2017 Nov 16;83(23). pii: e01454-17. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01454-17. Print 2017 Dec 1.

33.

Comparative whole genome analysis of three consecutive Salmonella diarizonae isolates.

Gerlach RG, Walter S, McClelland M, Schmidt C, Steglich M, Prager R, Bender JK, Fuchs S, Schoerner C, Rabsch W, Lang W, Jantsch J.

Int J Med Microbiol. 2017 Dec;307(8):542-551. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2017.09.001. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

PMID:
28939438
34.

Molecular Tracing to Find Source of Protracted Invasive Listeriosis Outbreak, Southern Germany, 2012-2016.

Kleta S, Hammerl JA, Dieckmann R, Malorny B, Borowiak M, Halbedel S, Prager R, Trost E, Flieger A, Wilking H, Vygen-Bonnet S, Busch U, Messelhäußer U, Horlacher S, Schönberger K, Lohr D, Aichinger E, Luber P, Hensel A, Al Dahouk S.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Oct;23(10):1680-1683. doi: 10.3201/eid2310.161623.

35.

Drivers of Payment Variation in 90-Day Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Episodes.

Guduguntla V, Syrjamaki JD, Ellimoottil C, Miller DC, Prager RL, Norton EC, Theurer P, Likosky DS, Dupree JM.

JAMA Surg. 2018 Jan 1;153(1):14-19. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.2881.

36.

Organizational Contributors to the Variation in Red Blood Cell Transfusion Practices in Cardiac Surgery: Survey Results From the State of Michigan.

Camaj A, Zahuranec DB, Paone G, Benedetti BR, Behr WD, Zimmerman MA, Zhang M, Kramer RS, Penn J, Theurer PF, Paugh TA, Engoren M, DeLucia A 3rd, Prager RL, Likosky DS; Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative.

Anesth Analg. 2017 Sep;125(3):975-980. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002277.

37.

Improvements to ultrasonic beamformer design and implementation derived from the task-based analytical framework.

Nguyen NQ, Prager RW, Insana MF.

J Acoust Soc Am. 2017 Jun;141(6):4427. doi: 10.1121/1.4985187.

PMID:
28679242
38.

Ongoing haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) outbreak caused by sorbitol-fermenting (SF) Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157, Germany, December 2016 to May 2017.

Vygen-Bonnet S, Rosner B, Wilking H, Fruth A, Prager R, Kossow A, Lang C, Simon S, Seidel J, Faber M, Schielke A, Michaelis K, Holzer A, Kamphausen R, Kalhöfer D, Thole S, Mellmann A, Flieger A, Stark K.

Euro Surveill. 2017 May 25;22(21). pii: 30541. doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2017.22.21.30541.

39.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Research.

Thourani VH, Badhwar V, Shahian DM, Edwards FH, O'Brien S, Habib RH, Kelly JJ, Rankin JS, Prager R, Jacobs JP.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul;104(1):22-28. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.013. Epub 2017 Jun 1. Review.

PMID:
28577849
40.

Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Cardiac Surgery Volume and Outcomes.

Charles EJ, Johnston LE, Herbert MA, Mehaffey JH, Yount KW, Likosky DS, Theurer PF, Fonner CE, Rich JB, Speir AM, Ailawadi G, Prager RL, Kron IL; Investigators for the Virginia Cardiac Services Quality Initiative and the Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct;104(4):1251-1258. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.03.079. Epub 2017 May 26.

41.

Two consecutive large outbreaks of Salmonella Muenchen linked to pig farming in Germany, 2013 to 2014: Is something missing in our regulatory framework?

Schielke A, Rabsch W, Prager R, Simon S, Fruth A, Helling R, Schnabel M, Siffczyk C, Wieczorek S, Schroeder S, Ahrens B, Oppermann H, Pfeiffer S, Merbecks SS, Rosner B, Frank C, Weiser AA, Luber P, Gilsdorf A, Stark K, Werber D.

Euro Surveill. 2017 May 4;22(18). pii: 30528. doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2017.22.18.30528.

42.

Surgeon Involvement in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States: A 2016 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Survey.

Bavaria JE, Prager RL, Naunheim KS, Allen MS, Higgins RSD, Thourani VH, MacGillivray TE, Boden N, Sabik JF 3rd; STS Executive Committee.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep;104(3):1088-1093. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.03.055. Epub 2017 Apr 10.

PMID:
28408203
43.

Ultrasound Pixel-Based Beamforming With Phase Alignments of Focused Beams.

Nguyen NQ, Prager RW.

IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2017 Jun;64(6):937-946. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2017.2685198. Epub 2017 Mar 24.

PMID:
28358679
44.

The University of Michigan Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Program.

Prager RL, Bove EL, Chang AC, Orringer MB.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Autumn;28(3):705-711. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2016.08.017. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

PMID:
28285677
45.

Improving Data Quality in Mass-Gatherings Health Research.

Guy A, Prager R, Turris S, Lund A.

Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017 Jun;32(3):329-332. doi: 10.1017/S1049023X17000139. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

PMID:
28274288
46.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Outcomes and Quality.

Jacobs JP, Mayer JE Jr, Mavroudis C, O'Brien SM, Austin EH 3rd, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, Overman DM, St Louis JD, Karamlou T, Pizarro C, Hirsch-Romano JC, McDonald D, Han JM, Becker S, Tchervenkov CI, Lacour-Gayet F, Backer CL, Fraser CD, Tweddell JS, Elliott MJ, Walters H 3rd, Jonas RA, Prager RL, Shahian DM, Jacobs ML.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar;103(3):699-709. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.004.

PMID:
28219544
47.

Safety and efficacy of IDegLira titrated once weekly versus twice weekly in patients with type 2 diabetes uncontrolled on oral antidiabetic drugs: DUAL VI randomized clinical trial.

Harris SB, Kocsis G, Prager R, Ridge T, Chandarana K, Halladin N, Jabbour S.

Diabetes Obes Metab. 2017 Jun;19(6):858-865. doi: 10.1111/dom.12892. Epub 2017 Mar 3.

48.

The Relationship between Intra-Operative Transfusions and Nadir Hematocrit on Post-Operative Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery.

Goldberg JB, Shann KG, Fitzgerald D, Fuller J, Paugh TA, Dickinson TA, Paone G, Prager RL, Likosky DS.

J Extra Corpor Technol. 2016 Dec;48(4):188-193.

49.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database 2016 Annual Report.

Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, Edwards FH, McDonald D, Han JM, D'Agostino RS, Jacobs ML, Kozower BD, Badhwar V, Thourani VH, Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Wright CD, Paone G, Cleveland JC Jr, Brennan JM, Dokholyan RS, Brothers L, Vemulapalli S, Habib RH, O'Brien SM, Peterson ED, Grover FL, Patterson GA, Bavaria JE.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec;102(6):1790-1797. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.10.015.

PMID:
27847042
50.

Aortic Valve Replacement in the Moderately Elevated Risk Patient: A Population-Based Analysis of Outcomes.

Patel HJ, Likosky DS, Pruitt AL, Murphy ET, Theurer PF, Prager RL.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov;102(5):1466-1472. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.038. Epub 2016 Jun 18.

PMID:
27324524

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