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1.

Early Structural Valve Degeneration of Trifecta Bioprosthesis.

Fukuhara S, Shiomi S, Yang B, Kim K, Bolling SF, Haft J, Tang P, Pagani F, Prager RL, Chetcuti S, Grossman PM, Patel HJ, Deeb GM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31079-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.06.032. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31398357
2.

The Role of Regional Cooperatives in Quality Improvement: Time to Organize, and How?

Milojevic M, Bond C, Theurer PF, Jones RN, Dabir R, Likosky DS, Leyden T, Clark M, Prager RL.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 29. pii: S1043-0679(19)30208-4. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2019.07.013. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31369855
3.

Characteristics of surgical prosthetic heart valves and problems around labeling: A document from the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Valve Labelling Task Force.

Durko AP, Head SJ, Pibarot P, Atluri P, Bapat V, Cameron DE, Casselman FPA, Chen EP, Dahle G, Ebels T, Elefteriades JA, Lancellotti P, Prager RL, Rosenhek R, Speir A, Stijnen M, Tasca G, Yoganathan A, Walther T, De Paulis R; EACTS–STS–AATS Valve Labelling Task Force.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)30775-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.001. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31084981
4.

Characteristics of Surgical Prosthetic Heart Valves and Problems Around Labelling: A Document From the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Valve Labelling Task Force.

Durko AP, Head SJ, Pibarot P, Atluri P, Bapat V, Cameron DE, Casselman FPA, Chen EP, Dahle G, Ebels T, Elefteriades JA, Lancellotti P, Prager RL, Rosenhek R, Speir A, Stijnen M, Tasca G, Yoganathan A, Walther T, De Paulis R; EACTS–STS–AATS Valve Labelling Task Force.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul;108(1):292-303. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.020. Epub 2019 May 10.

PMID:
31084919
5.

Characteristics of surgical prosthetic heart valves and problems around labelling: a document from the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Valve Labelling Task Force.

Durko AP, Head SJ, Pibarot P, Atluri P, Bapat V, Cameron DE, Casselman FPA, Chen EP, Dahle G, Ebels T, Elefteriades JA, Lancellotti P, Prager RL, Rosenhek R, Speir A, Stijnen M, Tasca G, Yoganathan A, Walther T, De Paulis R.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 1;55(6):1025-1036. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezz034.

PMID:
31075173
6.

Effect of sex on nadir hematocrit and rates of acute kidney injury in coronary artery bypass.

Brescia AA, Wu X, Paone G, Heung M, Paugh TA, Shann KG, Fitzgerald DC, Dickinson TA, Sturmer D, Chores J, Pruitt AL, Allgeyer H, Uppal S, Zhang M, Patel HJ, Prager RL, Likosky DS; PERForm Registry and the Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)30716-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.03.042. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31053430
7.

Eye of the Beholder: The Reinvention of Seeing.

Prager RL.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)30561-2. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.054. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
31004584
8.

[Antihyperglycemic treatment guidelines for diabetes mellitus type 2 (Update 2019)].

Clodi M, Abrahamian H, Brath H, Brix J, Drexel H, Fasching P, Föger B, Francesconi C, Fröhlich-Reiterer E, Harreiter J, Hofer SE, Hoppichler F, Huber J, Kaser S, Kautzky-Willer A, Lechleitner M, Ludvik B, Luger A, Mader JK, Paulweber B, Pieber T, Prager R, Rami-Merhar B, Resl M, Riedl M, Roden M, Saely CH, Schelkshorn C, Schernthaner G, Sourij H, Stechemesser L, Stingl H, Toplak H, Wascher TC, Weitgasser R, Winhofer-Stöckl Y, Zlamal-Fortunat S.

Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2019 May;131(Suppl 1):27-38. doi: 10.1007/s00508-019-1471-z. German.

PMID:
30980148
9.

[Insulin therapy of type 2 diabetes mellitus (Update 2019)].

Lechleitner M, Clodi M, Abrahamian H, Brath H, Brix J, Drexel H, Fasching P, Föger B, Francesconi C, Fröhlich-Reiterer E, Harreiter J, Hofer SE, Hoppichler F, Huber J, Kaser S, Kautzky-Willer A, Ludvik B, Luger A, Mader JK, Paulweber B, Pieber T, Prager R, Rami-Merhar B, Resl M, Riedl M, Roden M, Saely CH, Schelkshorn C, Schernthaner G, Sourij H, Stechemesser L, Stingl H, Toplak H, Wascher TC, Weitgasser R, Winhofer-Stöckl Y, Zlamal-Fortunat S.

Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2019 May;131(Suppl 1):39-46. doi: 10.1007/s00508-019-1492-7. German.

PMID:
30980147
10.

[Diagnosis and insulin therapy of type 1 diabetes mellitus (Update 2019)].

Lechleitner M, Kaser S, Hoppichler F, Roden M, Weitgasser R, Ludvik B, Fasching P, Winhofer-Stöckl Y, Kautzky-Willer A, Schernthaner G, Prager R, Wascher TC, Clodi M.

Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2019 May;131(Suppl 1):77-84. doi: 10.1007/s00508-019-1493-6. German.

PMID:
30980145
11.

[Diabetic kidney disease (Update 2019) : Position paper of the Austrian Diabetes Association and the Austrian Society for Nephrology].

Sourij H, Edlinger R, Prischl FC, Auinger M, Kaser S, Horn S, Paulweber B, Kautzky-Willer A, Säemann M, Prager R, Clodi M, Schernthaner G, Mayer G, Oberbauer R, Rosenkranz AR.

Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2019 May;131(Suppl 1):151-163. doi: 10.1007/s00508-018-1425-x. German.

PMID:
30980144
12.

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 May;65:7-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2019.03.007. Epub 2019 Mar 15. Review.

PMID:
30885838
13.

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.

14.

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. 2019 Jun;107(6):1754-1760. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.11.054. Epub 2018 Dec 23.

PMID:
30586580
15.

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
16.

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. 2019 May;157(5):1925-1932. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.08.124. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

PMID:
30553594
17.

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. 2019 Apr;107(4):1267-1274. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.022. Epub 2018 Nov 22. Review.

PMID:
30471271
18.

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
19.

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
20.

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
21.

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
22.

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
23.

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
24.

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
25.

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
26.

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
27.

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
28.

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.

29.

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
30.

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
31.

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.

32.

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
33.

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
34.

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
35.

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
36.

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
37.

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.

38.

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.

39.

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
40.

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.

41.

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
42.

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
43.

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.

44.

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
45.

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.

46.

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.

47.

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.

48.

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
49.

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.

50.

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

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