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1.

Decisional regret in left ventricular assist device patient-caregiver dyads.

Stahl EP, Dickert NW, Cole RT, Laskar SR, Morris AA, Smith AL, Vega JD, Gupta D.

Heart Lung. 2019 Sep - Oct;48(5):400-404. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2019.05.003.

PMID:
31151756
2.

Mortality in status 2 patients listed for heart transplantation in the United States: Will understanding cause of death help justify implantation of left ventricular assist devices into less sick patients?

Morris AA, Chen C, Laskar SR, Smith AL, Vega JD.

Int J Cardiol. 2019 Feb 1;276:185-190. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.11.015. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

PMID:
30482444
3.

Impact of insurance type on eligibility for advanced heart failure therapies and survival.

Hutcheson SS, Phillips V, Patzer R, Smith A, Vega JD, Morris AA.

Clin Transplant. 2018 Aug;32(8):e13328. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13328. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

4.

Racial differences in the development of de-novo donor-specific antibodies and treated antibody-mediated rejection after heart transplantation.

Cole RT, Gandhi J, Bray RA, Gebel HM, Yin M, Shekiladze N, Young A, Grant A, Mahoney I, Laskar SR, Gupta D, Bhatt K, Book W, Smith A, Nguyen D, Vega JD, Morris AA.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr;37(4):503-512. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2017.11.003. Epub 2017 Nov 4.

PMID:
29198929
5.

De novo DQ donor-specific antibodies are associated with worse outcomes compared to non-DQ de novo donor-specific antibodies following heart transplantation.

Cole RT, Gandhi J, Bray RA, Gebel HM, Morris A, McCue A, Yin M, Laskar SR, Book W, Jokhadar M, Smith A, Nguyen D, Vega JD, Gupta D.

Clin Transplant. 2017 Apr;31(4). doi: 10.1111/ctr.12924. Epub 2017 Mar 5.

PMID:
28181305
6.

Proceedings of the AST heart allocation meeting at the American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 4, 2015.

Kobashigawa J, Teuteberg J, Colvin M, Edwards L, Daun T, Luu M, Patel J, Vega JD, Meyer D; forum participants.

Clin Transplant. 2016 May;30(5):641-8. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12717. Epub 2016 Mar 22.

PMID:
27000519
7.

Multidrug-Resistant Organism Infections in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices.

Donahey EE, Polly DM, Vega JD, Lyon M, Butler J, Nguyen D, Pekarek A, Wittersheim K, Kilgo P, Paciullo CA.

Tex Heart Inst J. 2015 Dec 1;42(6):522-7. doi: 10.14503/THIJ-14-4612. eCollection 2015 Dec.

8.

Gender differences in the risk of stroke during support with continuous-flow left ventricular assist device.

Morris AA, Pekarek A, Wittersheim K, Cole RT, Gupta D, Nguyen D, Laskar SR, Butler J, Smith A, Vega JD.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Dec;34(12):1570-7. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2015.08.013. Epub 2015 Sep 3.

PMID:
26508726
9.

The Right Ventricular Function After Left Ventricular Assist Device (RVF-LVAD) study: rationale and preliminary results.

Kalogeropoulos AP, Al-Anbari R, Pekarek A, Wittersheim K, Pernetz MA, Hampton A, Steinberg J, Georgiopoulou VV, Butler J, Vega JD, Smith AL.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Apr;17(4):429-37. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jev162. Epub 2015 Jul 9.

10.

Validation of clinical scores for right ventricular failure prediction after implantation of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices.

Kalogeropoulos AP, Kelkar A, Weinberger JF, Morris AA, Georgiopoulou VV, Markham DW, Butler J, Vega JD, Smith AL.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Dec;34(12):1595-603. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2015.05.005. Epub 2015 Jun 1.

PMID:
26123950
11.

Improved Outcomes for Women on the Heart Transplant Wait List in the Modern Era.

Morris AA, Cole RT, Laskar SR, Kalogeropoulos A, Vega JD, Smith A, Butler J.

J Card Fail. 2015 Jul;21(7):555-60. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2015.03.009. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

PMID:
25813104
12.

Report from a forum on US heart allocation policy.

Kobashigawa JA, Johnson M, Rogers J, Vega JD, Colvin-Adams M, Edwards L, Meyer D, Luu M, Reinsmoen N, Dipchand AI, Feldman D, Kormos R, Mancini D, Webber S; Forum Participants.

Am J Transplant. 2015 Jan;15(1):55-63.

13.

The future direction of the adult heart allocation system in the United States.

Meyer DM, Rogers JG, Edwards LB, Callahan ER, Webber SA, Johnson MR, Vega JD, Zucker MJ, Cleveland JC Jr.

Am J Transplant. 2015 Jan;15(1):44-54. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13030.

14.

Moderate-to-large increases in perioperative serum sodium concentration associated with adverse neurologic events after continuous flow left ventricular assist device implantation.

Mazzeffi M, Paciullo C, Vega JD, Nguyen D, Connor M.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Apr;29(2):360-6. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.07.029. Epub 2014 Dec 12.

PMID:
25499669
15.

An unusual cause of a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: answer.

Levit RD, Polomsky M, Vega JD, Martin DR, Kumar G.

Heart. 2014 Oct;100(20):1652. No abstract available.

PMID:
24855318
16.

Detection of differentially methylated gene promoters in failing and nonfailing human left ventricle myocardium using computation analysis.

Koczor CA, Lee EK, Torres RA, Boyd A, Vega JD, Uppal K, Yuan F, Fields EJ, Samarel AM, Lewis W.

Physiol Genomics. 2013 Jul 15;45(14):597-605. doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00013.2013. Epub 2013 May 21.

17.

Anti-inflammatory and antiatherogenic role of BMP receptor II in endothelial cells.

Kim CW, Song H, Kumar S, Nam D, Kwon HS, Chang KH, Son DJ, Kang DW, Brodie SA, Weiss D, Vega JD, Alberts-Grill N, Griendling K, Taylor WR, Jo H.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Jun;33(6):1350-9. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.300287. Epub 2013 Apr 4.

18.

The society of thoracic surgeons 30-day predicted risk of mortality score also predicts long-term survival.

Puskas JD, Kilgo PD, Thourani VH, Lattouf OM, Chen E, Vega JD, Cooper W, Guyton RA, Halkos M.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):26-33; discussion 33-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.07.086. Epub 2011 Oct 13.

PMID:
22000786
19.

Pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular function in advanced heart failure.

Kalogeropoulos AP, Vega JD, Smith AL, Georgiopoulou VV.

Congest Heart Fail. 2011 Jul-Aug;17(4):189-98. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7133.2011.00234.x. Epub 2011 Jul 21. Review.

20.

Impact of preoperative renal dysfunction in patients undergoing off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass.

Boulton BJ, Kilgo P, Guyton RA, Puskas JD, Lattouf OM, Chen EP, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Halkos ME, Thourani VH.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Aug;92(2):595-601; discussion 602. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.04.023. Epub 2011 Jun 25.

PMID:
21704972
21.

Preferential activation of SMAD1/5/8 on the fibrosa endothelium in calcified human aortic valves--association with low BMP antagonists and SMAD6.

Ankeny RF, Thourani VH, Weiss D, Vega JD, Taylor WR, Nerem RM, Jo H.

PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20969. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020969. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

22.

Impact of preoperative renal dysfunction on long-term survival for patients undergoing aortic valve replacement.

Thourani VH, Keeling WB, Sarin EL, Guyton RA, Kilgo PD, Dara AB, Puskas JD, Chen EP, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Morris CD, Halkos ME, Lattouf OM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;91(6):1798-806; discussion 1806-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.02.015. Epub 2011 May 4.

PMID:
21536247
23.

Long-term survival for patients with preoperative renal failure undergoing bioprosthetic or mechanical valve replacement.

Thourani VH, Sarin EL, Keeling WB, Kilgo PD, Guyton RA, Dara AB, Puskas JD, Chen EP, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Morris CD, Lattouf OM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;91(4):1127-34. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.12.056. Epub 2011 Feb 25.

PMID:
21353200
24.

Moderate hypothermia and unilateral selective antegrade cerebral perfusion: a contemporary cerebral protection strategy for aortic arch surgery.

Leshnower BG, Myung RJ, Kilgo PD, Vassiliades TA, Vega JD, Thourani VH, Puskas JD, Guyton RA, Chen EP.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Aug;90(2):547-54. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.03.118.

PMID:
20667348
25.

Usefulness of cardiac index and peak exercise oxygen consumption for determining priority for cardiac transplantation.

Methvin A, Georgiopoulou VV, Kalogeropoulos AP, Malik A, Anarado P, Chowdhury M, Hussain I, Book WM, Laskar SR, Vega JD, Smith AL, Butler J.

Am J Cardiol. 2010 May 1;105(9):1353-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2009.12.053. Epub 2010 Mar 19.

PMID:
20403492
26.

Early results of valve-sparing aortic root replacement in high-risk clinical scenarios.

Kerendi F, Guyton RA, Vega JD, Kilgo PD, Chen EP.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Feb;89(2):471-6; discussion 477-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.10.030.

PMID:
20103323
27.

The change in heart allocation policy in the United States: is it working as designed?

Vega JD.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Mar;29(3):255-6. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2009.09.016. Epub 2009 Dec 24. No abstract available.

PMID:
20036163
28.

Racial disparity persists after on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.

Cooper WA, Thourani VH, Guyton RA, Kilgo P, Lattouf OM, Chen EP, Morris CD, Vega JD, Vassiliades TA Jr, Puskas JD.

Circulation. 2009 Sep 15;120(11 Suppl):S59-64. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.843763.

PMID:
19752387
29.

Off-pump coronary artery bypass disproportionately benefits high-risk patients.

Puskas JD, Thourani VH, Kilgo P, Cooper W, Vassiliades T, Vega JD, Morris C, Chen E, Schmotzer BJ, Guyton RA, Lattouf OM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Oct;88(4):1142-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.04.135.

PMID:
19766798
30.

Aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis in patients with left ventricular dysfunction.

Halkos ME, Chen EP, Sarin EL, Kilgo P, Thourani VH, Lattouf OM, Vega JD, Morris CD, Vassiliades T, Cooper WA, Guyton RA, Puskas JD.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Sep;88(3):746-51. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.05.078.

PMID:
19699891
31.

Heart transplantation in the United States, 1998-2007.

Vega JD, Moore J, Murray S, Chen JM, Johnson MR, Dyke DB.

Am J Transplant. 2009 Apr;9(4 Pt 2):932-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2009.02568.x.

32.

Expression of CYP1A1 and CYP1B1 in human endothelial cells: regulation by fluid shear stress.

Conway DE, Sakurai Y, Weiss D, Vega JD, Taylor WR, Jo H, Eskin SG, Marcus CB, McIntire LV.

Cardiovasc Res. 2009 Mar 1;81(4):669-77. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvn360. Epub 2009 Jan 6.

33.

Long-term outcomes after isolated aortic valve replacement in octogenarians: a modern perspective.

Thourani VH, Myung R, Kilgo P, Thompson K, Puskas JD, Lattouf OM, Cooper WA, Vega JD, Chen EP, Guyton RA.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Nov;86(5):1458-64; discussion 1464-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.06.036.

PMID:
19049731
34.

Off-pump coronary bypass provides reduced mortality and morbidity and equivalent 10-year survival.

Puskas JD, Kilgo PD, Lattouf OM, Thourani VH, Cooper WA, Vassiliades TA, Chen EP, Vega JD, Guyton RA.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Oct;86(4):1139-46; discussion 1146. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.05.073.

PMID:
18805149
35.

Propensity-score analysis of early outcomes after bilateral versus single internal thoracic artery grafting.

Pusca SV, Kilgo PD, Vega JD, Cooper WA, Vassiliades TA, Chen EP, Lattouf OM, Guyton RA, Puskas JD.

Innovations (Phila). 2008 Jan;3(1):19-24. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0b013e31817067fb.

PMID:
22436718
37.

Expression of cathepsin K is regulated by shear stress in cultured endothelial cells and is increased in endothelium in human atherosclerosis.

Platt MO, Ankeny RF, Shi GP, Weiss D, Vega JD, Taylor WR, Jo H.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Mar;292(3):H1479-86. Epub 2006 Nov 10.

38.

Heart transplantation--current perspectives.

Kanter KR, Vega JD, Smith AL.

J Med Assoc Ga. 1998 Apr;87(2):141-2, 144. No abstract available.

PMID:
16259262
39.

Lung transplantation: a current perspective.

Vega JD, Kanter KR, Lawrence EC.

J Med Assoc Ga. 1998 Apr;87(2):105-7.

PMID:
16259253
40.

Emergency coronary artery bypass grafting can be performed safely without cardiopulmonary bypass in selected patients.

Kerendi F, Puskas JD, Craver JM, Cooper WA, Jones EL, Lattouf OM, Vega JD, Guyton RA.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Mar;79(3):801-6.

PMID:
15734381
41.

The effects of argatroban on thrombin generation and hemostatic activation in vitro.

Tanaka KA, Szlam F, Katori N, Sato N, Vega JD, Levy JH.

Anesth Analg. 2004 Nov;99(5):1283-9; table of contents.

PMID:
15502018
42.

Clopidogrel (Plavix) and cardiac surgical patients: implications for platelet function monitoring and postoperative bleeding.

Tanaka KA, Szlam F, Kelly AB, Vega JD, Levy JH.

Platelets. 2004 Aug;15(5):325-32.

PMID:
15370104
43.

Repair of mycotic aortic pseudoaneurysm with a stent graft using transesophageal echocardiography.

Rayan SS, Vega JD, Shanewise JS, Kong LS, Chaikof EL, Milner R.

J Vasc Surg. 2004 Sep;40(3):567-70.

44.

Evaluation of a novel kallikrein inhibitor on hemostatic activation in vitro.

Tanaka KA, Szlam F, Katori N, Vega JD, Levy JH.

Thromb Res. 2004;113(5):333-9.

PMID:
15183046
45.

Ten-year follow-up in patients with combined heart and kidney transplantation.

Trachiotis GD, Vega JD, Johnston TS, Berg A, Whelchel J, Smith AL, Lutz J, Kanter KR.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Dec;126(6):2065-71.

PMID:
14688727
46.

Eptifibatide-induced thrombocytopenia and coronary bypass operation.

Tanaka KA, Vega JD, Kelly AB, Hanson SR, Levy JH.

J Thromb Haemost. 2003 Feb;1(2):392-4. No abstract available.

47.

Bone morphogenic protein 4 produced in endothelial cells by oscillatory shear stress stimulates an inflammatory response.

Sorescu GP, Sykes M, Weiss D, Platt MO, Saha A, Hwang J, Boyd N, Boo YC, Vega JD, Taylor WR, Jo H.

J Biol Chem. 2003 Aug 15;278(33):31128-35. Epub 2003 May 23.

48.

Saprophytic fungal infections and complications involving the bronchial anastomosis following human lung transplantation.

Nunley DR, Gal AA, Vega JD, Perlino C, Smith P, Lawrence EC.

Chest. 2002 Oct;122(4):1185-91.

PMID:
12377840
49.

Superoxide production and expression of nox family proteins in human atherosclerosis.

Sorescu D, Weiss D, Lassègue B, Clempus RE, Szöcs K, Sorescu GP, Valppu L, Quinn MT, Lambeth JD, Vega JD, Taylor WR, Griendling KK.

Circulation. 2002 Mar 26;105(12):1429-35.

PMID:
11914250
50.

Warfarin therapy does not increase bleeding in patients undergoing heart transplantation.

Morris CD, Vega JD, Levy JH, Buist NN, Smith AL, Despotis GJ, Kanter KR.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Sep;72(3):714-8.

PMID:
11565646

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