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1.

Mandatory public reporting of cardiac surgery outcomes: The 2003 to 2014 Massachusetts experience.

Shahian DM, Torchiana DF, Engelman DT, Sundt TM 3rd, D'Agostino RS, Lovett AF, Cioffi MJ, Rawn JD, Birjiniuk V, Habib RH, Normand ST.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul;158(1):110-124.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.12.072. Epub 2018 Dec 31.

PMID:
30772041
2.

Is There Life After Surgery?: American Surgical Association Forum 138th Annual Meeting, April 20, 2018.

Maier RV, Freischlag JA, Hoyt DB, Pellegrini CA, Torchiana DF, Zinner MJ.

Ann Surg. 2018 Oct;268(4):551-556. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002938. No abstract available.

PMID:
30048304
3.

Aligning incentives for value: The internal performance framework at Partners HealthCare.

Powers BW, Navathe AS, Chaguturu SK, Ferris TG, Torchiana DF.

Healthc (Amst). 2017 Sep;5(3):141-149. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2016.04.007. Epub 2016 May 18. No abstract available.

PMID:
28822502
4.

The Impact of Administrative Burden on Academic Physicians: Results of a Hospital-Wide Physician Survey.

Rao SK, Kimball AB, Lehrhoff SR, Hidrue MK, Colton DG, Ferris TG, Torchiana DF.

Acad Med. 2017 Feb;92(2):237-243. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001461.

PMID:
28121687
5.

Teachable Action for Leaders Committed to Improving Physician Work Life: Continuing Education.

Rao SK, Kimball AB, Torchiana DF.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Oct;90(10):1455-6. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2015.07.020. No abstract available.

PMID:
26434970
6.

Hospital teaching intensity and mortality for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia.

Shahian DM, Liu X, Meyer GS, Torchiana DF, Normand SL.

Med Care. 2014 Jan;52(1):38-46. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000005.

PMID:
24322988
7.

Massachusetts General Physicians Organization's quality incentive program produces encouraging results.

Torchiana DF, Colton DG, Rao SK, Lenz SK, Meyer GS, Ferris TG.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Oct;32(10):1748-56. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2013.0377.

PMID:
24101064
8.

Overarching goals: a strategy for improving healthcare quality and safety?

Nanji KC, Ferris TG, Torchiana DF, Meyer GS.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Mar;22(3):187-93. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2012-001082. Epub 2012 Nov 30. Review.

PMID:
23204514
9.

Percutaneous coronary interventions without on-site cardiac surgical backup.

Shahian DM, Meyer GS, Yeh RW, Fifer MA, Torchiana DF.

N Engl J Med. 2012 May 10;366(19):1814-23. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1109616. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
22571203
10.

Contemporary performance of U.S. teaching and nonteaching hospitals.

Shahian DM, Nordberg P, Meyer GS, Blanchfield BB, Mort EA, Torchiana DF, Normand SL.

Acad Med. 2012 Jun;87(6):701-8. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e318253676a.

PMID:
22534588
11.

The Use of Modest Incentives to Boost Adoption of Safety Practices and Systems.

Meyer GS, Torchiana DF, Colton D, Mountford J, Mort E, Lenz S, Gagliano N, Immen E, Heffernan J.

In: Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, editors. Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches (Vol. 3: Performance and Tools). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2008 Aug.

12.

Public release of clinical outcomes data—online CABG report cards.

Ferris TG, Torchiana DF.

N Engl J Med. 2010 Oct 21;363(17):1593-5. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1009423. Epub 2010 Sep 7. No abstract available.

PMID:
20961241
13.

Financial consequences of implementing a partner-in-care in cardiac surgery.

Stevens LM, Agnihotri AK, Khairy P, Torchiana DF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep;90(3):805-12. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.04.009.

PMID:
20732500
14.

Learning in a new cardiac surgical center: an analysis of precursor events.

Wong DR, Ali IS, Torchiana DF, Agnihotri AK, Bohmer RM, Vander Salm TJ.

Surgery. 2009 Feb;145(2):131-7. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2008.09.009. Epub 2008 Nov 29.

PMID:
19167967
15.

Transparency: a mandatory requirement for risk models.

Shahian DM, Hutter MM, Torchiana DF, Iezzoni LI.

J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jun;206(6):1240-2; author reply 1242-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2008.02.009. No abstract available.

PMID:
18501829
16.

Is zero the ideal death rate?

Lee TH, Torchiana DF, Lock JE.

N Engl J Med. 2007 Jul 12;357(2):111-3. No abstract available.

PMID:
17625122
17.

Impact of cardiac intraoperative precursor events on adverse outcomes.

Wong DR, Torchiana DF, Vander Salm TJ, Agnihotri AK, Bohmer RM, Ali IS.

Surgery. 2007 Jun;141(6):715-22. Epub 2007 Apr 26.

PMID:
17560247
18.

Ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm in a patient without a sternum.

Mangi AA, Torchiana DF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Apr;81(4):1517. No abstract available.

PMID:
16564314
19.

Prospective assessment of intraoperative precursor events during cardiac surgery.

Wong DR, Vander Salm TJ, Ali IS, Agnihotri AK, Bohmer RM, Torchiana DF.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29(4):447-55. Epub 2006 Feb 23.

PMID:
16500109
20.

Massachusetts cardiac surgery report card: implications of statistical methodology.

Shahian DM, Torchiana DF, Shemin RJ, Rawn JD, Normand SL.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Dec;80(6):2106-13.

PMID:
16305853
21.

Implementation of a cardiac surgery report card: lessons from the Massachusetts experience.

Shahian DM, Torchiana DF, Normand SL.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Sep;80(3):1146-50. Review.

PMID:
16122520
22.

A stentless trileaflet valve from a sheet of decellularized porcine small intestinal submucosa.

White JK, Agnihotri AK, Titus JS, Torchiana DF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Aug;80(2):704-7.

PMID:
16039233
23.

Long-term survival after surgical revascularization for moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation.

Wong DR, Agnihotri AK, Hung JW, Vlahakes GJ, Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Madsen JC, MacGillivray TE, Picard MH, Torchiana DF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Aug;80(2):570-7.

PMID:
16039207
24.

Use of administrative data for clinical quality measurement.

Torchiana DF, Meyer GS.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Jun;129(6):1223-5. No abstract available.

25.

Gastrointestinal complications in patients undergoing heart operation: an analysis of 8709 consecutive cardiac surgical patients.

Mangi AA, Christison-Lagay ER, Torchiana DF, Warshaw AL, Berger DL.

Ann Surg. 2005 Jun;241(6):895-901; discussion 901-4.

26.

Optimization of vessel orientation for robotic coronary artery bypass grafting.

Recanati MA, Agnihotri AK, White JK, Titus J, Torchiana DF.

Heart Surg Forum. 2005;8(1):E9-18.

PMID:
15769722
27.

A method of using the pulmonary trunk to form a trileaflet valve.

White JK, Agnihotri AK, Latrémouille C, Messas E, Carpentier A, Torchiana DF.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Mar;129(3):677-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
15746757
28.

A technique for repair of mitral paravalvular leak.

Mangi AA, Torchiana DF.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 Nov;128(5):771-2. No abstract available.

29.

Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 29-2004. A 75-year-old woman with acute onset of chest pain followed by fever.

Karchmer AW, Torchiana DF, Chae CU, Afridi NA, Houser SL.

N Engl J Med. 2004 Sep 16;351(12):1240-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
15371582
30.

Polyethylene glycol based synthetic sealants: potential uses in cardiac surgery.

Torchiana DF.

J Card Surg. 2003 Nov-Dec;18(6):504-6.

PMID:
14992100
31.

BioGlue: albumin/glutaraldehyde sealant in cardiac surgery.

Chao HH, Torchiana DF.

J Card Surg. 2003 Nov-Dec;18(6):500-3. Review.

PMID:
14992099
32.

Next-generation hydrogel films as tissue sealants and adhesion barriers.

Bennett SL, Melanson DA, Torchiana DF, Wiseman DM, Sawhney AS.

J Card Surg. 2003 Nov-Dec;18(6):494-9.

PMID:
14992098
33.

Endoscopic multivessel coronary artery bypass grafting using automated device for proximal anastomosis.

Recanati MA, White JK, Titus J, Agnihotri AK, Torchiana DF.

Heart Surg Forum. 2003;6(6):E80-4.

PMID:
14721988
34.

Port Placement Planning in Robot-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass.

Cannon JW, Stoll JA, Selha SD, Dupont PE, Howe RD, Torchiana DF.

IEEE Trans Rob Autom. 2003 Oct;19(5):912-917.

35.

Continuous addition of adenosine with a micropump system improves warm whole blood cardioplegia.

Agnihotri AK, Recanati MA, White JK, Titus J, Fischer JI, Schon J, Torchiana DF.

Heart Surg Forum. 2003;6(4):264-72.

PMID:
12928212
36.

Surgical coronary revascularization and antiarrhythmic therapy in survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Mangi AA, Boeve TJ, Vlahakes GJ, Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Ruskin JN, McGovern BM, Torchiana DF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Nov;74(5):1510-6.

PMID:
12440601
37.

Results of bioprosthetic versus mechanical aortic valve replacement performed with concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting.

Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Vlahakes GJ, MacGillivray TE, Torchiana DF, Madsen JC.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Oct;74(4):1098-106.

PMID:
12400752
38.
39.

Catheter pericardiocentesis for delayed tamponade after cardiac valve operation.

Mangi AA, Palacios IF, Torchiana DF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 May;73(5):1479-83.

PMID:
12022536
40.

Endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvest: a comparison of postoperative wound complications.

Bitondo JM, Daggett WM, Torchiana DF, Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Vlahakes GJ, Madsen JC, MacGillivray TE, Agnihotri AK.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Feb;73(2):523-8.

PMID:
11845868
41.

Cardiac surgery report cards: comprehensive review and statistical critique.

Shahian DM, Normand SL, Torchiana DF, Lewis SM, Pastore JO, Kuntz RE, Dreyer PI.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Dec;72(6):2155-68. Review.

PMID:
11789828
42.

Long-term results and determinants of mortality after surgery for native and prosthetic valve endocarditis.

Grünenfelder J, Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Vlahakes GJ, Torchiana DF, Madsen JC, MacGillivray TE.

J Heart Valve Dis. 2001 Nov;10(6):694-702.

PMID:
11767173
43.

Long-term infection rates associated with the pectoral versus abdominal approach to cardioverter- defibrillator implants.

Mela T, McGovern BA, Garan H, Vlahakes GJ, Torchiana DF, Ruskin J, Galvin JM.

Am J Cardiol. 2001 Oct 1;88(7):750-3.

PMID:
11589841
44.

Left ventricular hamartoma associated with ventricular tachycardia.

Dinh MH, Galvin JM, Aretz TH, Torchiana DF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 May;71(5):1673-5.

PMID:
11383821
45.

The use of a novel tissue sealant as a hemostatic adjunct in cardiac surgery.

White JK, Titus JS, Tanabe H, Aretz HT, Torchiana DF.

Heart Surg Forum. 2000;3(1):56-61.

PMID:
11064548
46.

The temperature dependence of cardioplegic distribution in the canine heart.

Torchiana DF, Vine AJ, Titus JS, Hahn C, Shebani KO, Geffin GA, Daggett WM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2000 Aug;70(2):614-20.

PMID:
10969689
47.

Cardioplegia and ischemia in the canine heart evaluated by 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

Torchiana DF, Vine AJ, Shebani KO, Kantor HL, Titus JS, Lu CZ, Daggett WM, Geffin GA.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2000 Jul;70(1):197-205.

PMID:
10921708
48.

Regional myocardial perfusion after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Zaroff JG, Rordorf GA, Titus JS, Newell JB, Nowak NJ, Torchiana DF, Aretz HT, Picard MH, Macdonald RL.

Stroke. 2000 May;31(5):1136-43.

PMID:
10797178
49.

The relationship between managed care insurance and use of lower-mortality hospitals for CABG surgery.

Erickson LC, Torchiana DF, Schneider EC, Newburger JW, Hannan EL.

JAMA. 2000 Apr 19;283(15):1976-82.

PMID:
10789665
50.

Recovery after cardioplegia in the hypertrophic rat heart.

Lahorra JA, Torchiana DF, Hahn C, Bashour CA, Denenberg AG, Titus JS, Daggett WM, Geffin GA.

J Surg Res. 2000 Feb;88(2):88-96.

PMID:
10644472

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