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Chikwe, Joanna

Title(s)Professor of Clinical _____, Surgery
SchoolCardiac
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    1. Gaudino M, Chikwe J, Hameed I, Robinson NB, Fremes SE, Ruel M. Response of Cardiac Surgery Units to COVID-19: An Internationally-Based Quantitative Survey. Circulation. 2020 May 11. PMID: 32392425.
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    2. Chikwe J. Commentary: Why I'm biased toward bilateral internal mammary artery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 18. PMID: 32402383.
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    3. Chikwe J, Egorova N, Adams DH. Reply: Some Unrecognized Biases in the Study of Patients Undergoing Multivessel Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Mar 24; 75(11):1368-1369. PMID: 32192673.
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    4. Parikh PB, Wang TY, Sharma N, Kort S, Skopicki HA, Gruberg L, Jeremias A, Pyo R, Chikwe J, Butler J. Sex-Related Differences in Early- and Long-Term Mortality After Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Invasive Cardiol. 2020 Mar 20. PMID: 32198317.
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    5. Gaudino M, Chikwe J, Falk V, Lawton JS, Puskas JD, Taggart DP. Transatlantic editorial: the use of multiple arterial grafts for coronary revascularization in Europe and North America. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Mar 19. PMID: 32191293.
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    6. Bryce Robinson N, Naik A, Hameed I, Ruan Y, Rahouma M, Weidenmann V, Zenati MA, Bhatt DL, Girardi LN, Kurlansky P, Raja SG, Moher D, Fremes S, Chikwe J, Gaudino M. Characteristics, results, and reporting of contemporary surgical trials: A systematic review and analysis. Int J Surg Protoc. 2020; 21:1-4. PMID: 32258836.
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    7. Gaudino M, Chikwe J, Falk V, Lawton JS, Puskas JD, Taggart DP. Transatlantic Editorial: The Use of Multiple Arterial Grafts for Coronary Revascularization in Europe and North America. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 17. PMID: 32201022.
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    8. Gaudino M, Chikwe J, Falk V, Lawton JS, Puskas JD, Taggart DP. Transatlantic editorial: The use of multiple arterial grafts for coronary revascularization in Europe and North America. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 13. PMID: 32201003.
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    9. Chikwe J, Adams DH. State-of-the-Art Revascularization: Conduits, Targets, and Surgeons. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Jan 28; 75(3):269-272. PMID: 31976864.
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    10. Tam DY, Dharma C, Rocha RV, Ouzounian M, Wijeysundera HC, Austin PC, Chikwe J, Gaudino M, Fremes SE. Transcatheter ViV Versus Redo Surgical AVR for the Management of Failed Biological Prosthesis: Early and Late Outcomes in a Propensity-Matched Cohort. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Jan 09. PMID: 31954671.
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    11. Gracia E, Wang TY, Callahan S, Bilfinger T, Tannous H, Pyo R, Kort S, Skopicki H, Weinstein J, Patel N, Montellese D, Korlipara G, Khan S, Chikwe J, Parikh PB. Impact of Severity of Chronic Kidney Disease on Management and Outcomes Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Newer-Generation Transcatheter Valves. J Invasive Cardiol. 2020 Jan; 32(1):25-29. PMID: 31841995.
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    12. Chikwe J, Trento A. Commentary: Bias in cardiac surgery trial design. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. PMID: 31839234.
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    13. Chikwe J, Emerson D. Commentary: Biomarkers and magical thinking. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 11. PMID: 31928818.
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    14. Hannan EL, Samadashvili Z, Cozzens K, Chikwe J, Adams DH, Sundt TM, Girardi L, Smith CR, Lahey SJ, Gold JP, Wechsler A, Jordan D, Ashraf MH, Kurlansky PA. Out-of-Hospital 30-day Deaths Following Cardiac Surgery Are Often Under-reported. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 09. PMID: 31715155.
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    15. Chikwe J, Sun E, Hannan EL, Itagaki S, Lee T, Adams DH, Egorova NN. Outcomes of Second Arterial Conduits in Patients Undergoing Multivessel Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Nov 05; 74(18):2238-2248. PMID: 31672179.
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    16. Gaudino M, Fremes SE, Ruel M, Di Franco A, Di Mauro M, Chikwe J, Frati G, Girardi LN, Taggart DP, Biondi-Zoccai G. Prevalence and Impact of Treatment Crossover in Cardiac Surgery Randomized Trials: A Meta-Epidemiologic Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Nov 05; 8(21):e013711. PMID: 31663420.
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    17. Shah A, Chikwe J. Commentary: Stents or surgery for chronic type-B dissection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 24. PMID: 31757450.
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    18. Itagaki S, Chikwe J, Sun E, Chu D, Toyoda N, Egorova N. Impact of Cerebral Perfusion on Outcomes of Aortic Surgery: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb; 109(2):428-435. PMID: 31563489.
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    19. Samadashvili Z, Sundt TM, Wechsler A, Chikwe J, Adams DH, Smith CR, Jordan D, Girardi L, Lahey SJ, Gold JP, Ashraf MH, Hannan EL. Multiple Versus Single Arterial Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery for Multivessel Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Sep 10; 74(10):1275-1285. PMID: 31488263.
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    20. Chikwe J. Commentary: Cost-effectiveness-Like it or Luddite. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 05. PMID: 31711619.
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    21. O'Hara D, Chikwe J. Commentary: Can you use a hammer to pound a nail? Are there fish in the sea? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 31. PMID: 31427099.
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    22. Gaudino M, Chikwe J. Commentary: Who needs evidence when patient preference is a Class I indication? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 30. PMID: 31227179.
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    23. Chikwe J. Commentary: When is a simple tube graft a disservice in type-A dissection? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 03; 159(3):770-771. PMID: 31229296.
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    24. Chikwe J. The bioprosthetic versus mechanical valve debate: Unwinnable and increasingly irrelevant? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 06; 157(6):e358. PMID: 31307149.
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    25. Chikwe J, Zabirowicz E. What Every Surgeon Should Know About Intraoperative Evaluation of Paravalvular Leaks. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019; 31(4):780-782. PMID: 31077807.
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    26. Yeo I, Kim LK, Wong SC, Cheung JW, Itagaki S, Chikwe J, Egorova NN. Relation of Hospital Volume With In-Hospital and 90-Day Outcomes After Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair Using MitraClip. Am J Cardiol. 2019 07 01; 124(1):63-69. PMID: 31030971.
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    27. Chikwe J. Commentary: Aortic valve reoperation: "You are probably not going to have one". J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 12; 158(6):1539-1540. PMID: 31280895.
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    28. Chikwe J, Lee T, Itagaki S, Adams DH, Egorova NN. Reply: Off-Pump Surgeons' Experience Is Paramount to Delivering High-Quality CABG Outcomes: But What Constitutes Experience? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 02 19; 73(6):738-739. PMID: 30765045.
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    29. Wang TY, Gracia E, Callahan S, Bilfinger T, Tannous H, Pyo R, Kort S, Skopicki H, Weinstein J, Patel N, Montellese D, Korlipara G, Khan S, Chikwe J, Parikh PB. Gender Disparities in Management and Outcomes Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation With Newer Generation Transcatheter Valves. Am J Cardiol. 2019 05 01; 123(9):1489-1493. PMID: 30782416.
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    30. Chikwe J, Parikh PB. Commentary: Reintervention on failed aortic homografts-Sutureless, suture more, or suture not at all. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 08; 158(2):386-387. PMID: 30803770.
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    31. Chikwe J, Anyanwu A, Butler J, McLarty A. Commentary: Failure predicting failure: The right ventricle after left ventricular assist device implantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 05; 157(5):1861-1862. PMID: 30709670.
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    32. Chikwe J, Weiss A. Commentary: The mid-life crisis of the meta-analysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 09; 158(3):716-717. PMID: 31280893.
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    33. Hannan EL, Samadashvili Z, Smith CR, Lahey SJ, Gold JP, Jordan D, Sundt TM, Girardi L, Ashraf MH, Chikwe J. Mitral valve repair versus replacement for patients with preserved left ventricular function without heart failure symptoms. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 04; 157(4):1432-1439.e2. PMID: 30482532.
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    34. Chikwe J, Lee T, Itagaki S, Adams DH, Egorova NN. Long-Term Outcomes After Off-Pump Versus On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting by Experienced Surgeons. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 09 25; 72(13):1478-1486. PMID: 30236310.
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    35. Batra J, Itagaki S, Egorova NN, Chikwe J. Outcomes and Long-term Effects of Pregnancy in Women With Biologic and Mechanical Valve Prostheses. Am J Cardiol. 2018 11 15; 122(10):1738-1744. PMID: 30449326.
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    36. Gammie JS, Chikwe J, Badhwar V, Thibault DP, Vemulapalli S, Thourani VH, Gillinov M, Adams DH, Rankin JS, Ghoreishi M, Wang A, Ailawadi G, Jacobs JP, Suri RM, Bolling SF, Foster NW, Quinn RW. Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 09; 106(3):716-727. PMID: 30032907.
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    37. Michelis KC, Nomura-Kitabayashi A, Lecce L, Franzén O, Koplev S, Xu Y, Santini MP, D'Escamard V, Lee JTL, Fuster V, Hajjar R, Reddy RC, Chikwe J, Stelzer P, Filsoufi F, Stewart A, Anyanwu A, Björkegren JLM, Kovacic JC. CD90 Identifies Adventitial Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells in Adult Human Medium- and Large-Sized Arteries. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 07 10; 11(1):242-257. PMID: 30008326.
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    38. Chikwe J, Itagaki S. How small studies mislead us. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 11; 156(5):1808-1809. PMID: 30054141.
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    39. Hannan EL, Samadashvili Z, Cozzens K, Berger PB, Chikwe J, Jacobs AK, Walford G, Ling FSK, Venditti FJ, Gold J, King SB. 2017 Versus 2012 Appropriate Use Criteria for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: Impact on Appropriateness Ratings. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 03 12; 11(5):473-478. PMID: 29519380.
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    40. Adams DH, Chikwe J. On-Pump CABG in 2018: Still the Gold Standard. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 03 06; 71(9):992-993. PMID: 29495999.
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    41. Chikwe J, Blackstone EH, Adams DH. Prosthesis Type for Aortic- and Mitral-Valve Replacement. N Engl J Med. 2018 02 22; 378(8):778. PMID: 29469559.
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    42. Toyoda N, Itagaki S, Tannous H, Egorova NN, Chikwe J. Bioprosthetic Versus Mechanical Valve Replacement for Infective Endocarditis: Focus on Recurrence Rates. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 07; 106(1):99-106. PMID: 29452115.
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    43. Chikwe J. Anatomy eats strategy for breakfast. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 07; 156(1):247-248. PMID: 29921095.
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    44. Weiner MM, Poppers J, Chikwe J. Is It All Just Academic? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 04; 32(2):682-683. PMID: 29217252.
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    45. Schnittman SR, Adams DH, Itagaki S, Toyoda N, Egorova NN, Chikwe J. Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: Revisiting prosthesis choice in patients younger than 50 years old. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 02; 155(2):539-547.e9. PMID: 29110948.
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    46. Toyoda N, Itagaki S, Egorova NN, Tannous H, Anyanwu AC, El-Eshmawi A, Adams DH, Chikwe J. Real-world outcomes of surgery for native mitral valve endocarditis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 12; 154(6):1906-1912.e9. PMID: 28942975.
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    47. Lee T, Itagaki S, Chiang YP, Egorova NN, Adams DH, Chikwe J. Survival and recurrence after acute pulmonary embolism treated with pulmonary embolectomy or thrombolysis in New York State, 1999 to 2013. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 03; 155(3):1084-1090.e12. PMID: 28942971.
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    48. Schnittman SR, Itagaki S, Toyoda N, Adams DH, Egorova NN, Chikwe J. Survival and long-term outcomes after mitral valve replacement in patients aged 18 to 50 years. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 01; 155(1):96-102.e11. PMID: 28942968.
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    49. Toyoda N, Chikwe J, Itagaki S, Gelijns AC, Adams DH, Egorova NN. Trends in Infective Endocarditis in California and New York State, 1998-2013. JAMA. 2017 Apr 25; 317(16):1652-1660. PMID: 28444279.
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    50. Chikwe J, Toyoda N, Anyanwu AC, Itagaki S, Egorova NN, Boateng P, El-Eshmawi A, Adams DH. Relation of Mitral Valve Surgery Volume to Repair Rate, Durability, and Survival. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Apr 24. PMID: 28476349.
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    51. Chikwe J, Adams DH. The donkey's shadow. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 07; 154(1):125-126. PMID: 28479054.
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    52. Batra J, Toyoda N, Goldstone AB, Itagaki S, Egorova NN, Chikwe J. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in New York State: Trends, Outcomes, and Implications for Patient Selection. Circ Heart Fail. 2016 12; 9(12). PMID: 27940495.
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    53. Chatterjee S, Tripathi B, Virk HU, Ahmed M, Bavishi C, Krishnamoorthy P, Sardar P, Giri J, Omidvari K, Chikwe J. Does Surgical Repair of Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Improve Survival? A Systematic Review. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2016 Mar; 18(3):22. PMID: 26837498.
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    54. Anyanwu AC, Itagaki S, Chikwe J, El-Eshmawi A, Adams DH. A complexity scoring system for degenerative mitral valve repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun; 151(6):1661-70. PMID: 26936003.
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    55. Chikwe J. Niche generation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar; 151(3):640-641. PMID: 26687882.
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    56. Honikman R, Chikwe J, Tokita JE, Mittnacht AJ. Needle Migration to the Heart: An Unusual Association of Hemodialysis and Cardiovascular Morbidity. A A Case Rep. 2015 Oct 15; 5(8):131-3. PMID: 26466304.
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    57. Chikwe J. Invited Commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep; 100(3):873-4. PMID: 26354623.
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    58. Stewart A, Chikwe J. Thinking Beyond the Tube Graft: Using Malperfusion as a Guide to Define Treatment of Type A Dissection. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jun 23; 65(24):2636-2637. PMID: 26088303.
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    59. Itagaki S, Chikwe JP, Chiang YP, Egorova NN, Adams DH. Long-Term Risk for Aortic Complications After Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Bicuspid Aortic Valve Versus Marfan Syndrome. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jun 09; 65(22):2363-9. PMID: 26046728.
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    60. Chikwe J, Itagaki S, Anyanwu A, Adams DH. Impact of Concomitant Tricuspid Annuloplasty on Tricuspid Regurgitation, Right Ventricular Function, and Pulmonary Artery Hypertension After Repair of Mitral Valve Prolapse. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 May 12; 65(18):1931-8. PMID: 25936265.
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    61. Chikwe J, Chiang YP, Egorova NN, Itagaki S, Adams DH. Survival and outcomes following bioprosthetic vs mechanical mitral valve replacement in patients aged 50 to 69 years. JAMA. 2015 Apr 14; 313(14):1435-42. PMID: 25871669.
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    62. Chikwe J, Egorova NN, Adams DH. Age cutoffs for bioprosthetic vs mechanical aortic valve replacement--reply. JAMA. 2015 Feb 03; 313(5):523-4. PMID: 25647212.
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    63. Chiang Y, Hosseinian L, Rhee A, Itagaki S, Cavallaro P, Chikwe J. Questionable benefit of the pulmonary artery catheter after cardiac surgery in high-risk patients. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Feb; 29(1):76-81. PMID: 25620141.
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    64. Chikwe J, Adams DH. Megaphone message: discouraging low-volume mitral surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Mar; 149(3):769-70. PMID: 25623905.
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    65. Chiang YP, Chikwe J, Moskowitz AJ, Itagaki S, Adams DH, Egorova NN. Survival and long-term outcomes following bioprosthetic vs mechanical aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50 to 69 years. JAMA. 2014 Oct 01; 312(13):1323-9. PMID: 25268439.
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    66. Cavallaro P, Rhee AJ, Chiang Y, Itagaki S, Seigerman M, Chikwe J. In-hospital mortality and morbidity after robotic coronary artery surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Feb; 29(1):27-31. PMID: 25027106.
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    67. Filsoufi F, Chikwe J, Carpentier A. Rationale for remodelling annuloplasty to address functional tricuspid regurgitation during left-sided valve surgery. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Jan; 47(1):1-3. PMID: 24944330.
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    68. Tannous H, Chiang Y, Cavallaro P, Chikwe J. Permanent pacemaker requirement after concomitant surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Dec; 46(6):1041. PMID: 24722940.
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    69. Hosseinian L, Chiang Y, Itagaki S, Polanco A, Rhee A, Chikwe J. Earlier versus later tracheostomy in patients with respiratory failure after cardiac surgery in the United States. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Jun; 28(3):488-92. PMID: 24295717.
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    70. Seigerman M, Cavallaro P, Itagaki S, Chung I, Chikwe J. Incidence and outcomes of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in patients undergoing cardiac surgery in North America: an analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Feb; 28(1):98-102. PMID: 24295719.
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    71. Marcuse LV, Bronster DJ, Fields M, Polanco A, Yu T, Chikwe J. Evaluating the obtunded patient after cardiac surgery: the role of continuous electroencephalography. J Crit Care. 2014 Apr; 29(2):316.e1-5. PMID: 24461272.
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    72. Polanco A, Itagaki S, Chiang Y, Chikwe J. Changing prevalence, profile, and outcomes of patients with HIV undergoing cardiac surgery in the United States. Am Heart J. 2014 Mar; 167(3):363-8. PMID: 24576521.
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    73. Stelzer P, Itagaki S, Varghese R, Chikwe J. Operative mortality and morbidity after the Ross procedure: a 26- year learning curve. J Heart Valve Dis. 2013 Nov; 22(6):767-75. PMID: 24597396.
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    74. Polanco A, Breglio AM, Itagaki S, Weiss A, Stelzer P, Chikwe J. What are the barriers to training residents in aortic root surgery? J Heart Valve Dis. 2013 Nov; 22(6):776-81. PMID: 24597397.
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    75. Weiss AJ, Stelzer P, Chikwe J. Clamp times, teaching, and technical excellence. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Sep; 146(3):735. PMID: 23953314.
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    76. Silbiger JJ, Krasner A, Chikwe J, Marino T, Mathewkutty S, Marcali M, Edebohls B, Kamran M. Pseudoaneurysm formation in infective endocarditis. Echocardiography. 2013 Nov; 30(10):E319-21. PMID: 23906264.
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    77. Anyanwu AC, Itagaki S, Varghese R, Castillo J, Chikwe J, Adams DH. Re-repair of the mitral valve as a primary strategy for early and late failures of mitral valve repair. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Feb; 45(2):352-7; discussion 357-8. PMID: 23864217.
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    78. Chikwe J, Itagaki S. The authors' reply. Heart. 2013 Jul; 99(14):1063. PMID: 23680880.
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    79. Cavallaro P, Itagaki S, Seigerman M, Chikwe J. Operative mortality and stroke after on-pump vs off-pump surgery in high-risk patients: an analysis of 83,914 coronary bypass operations. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Jan; 45(1):159-64. PMID: 23671201.
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    80. Chikwe J, Cavallaro P, Itagaki S, Seigerman M, Diluozzo G, Adams DH. National outcomes in acute aortic dissection: influence of surgeon and institutional volume on operative mortality. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May; 95(5):1563-9. PMID: 23562465.
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    81. Breglio A, Anyanwu A, Itagaki S, Polanco A, Adams DH, Chikwe J. Does prior coronary bypass surgery present a unique risk for reoperative valve surgery? Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May; 95(5):1603-8. PMID: 23562466.
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    82. Itagaki S, Cavallaro P, Adams DH, Chikwe J. Bilateral internal mammary artery grafts, mortality and morbidity: an analysis of 1 526 360 coronary bypass operations. Heart. 2013 Jun; 99(12):849-53. PMID: 23514980.
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    83. Polanco A, Breglio AM, Itagaki S, Goldstone AB, Chikwe J. Does payer status impact clinical outcomes after cardiac surgery? A propensity analysis. Heart Surg Forum. 2012 Oct; 15(5):E262-7. PMID: 23092662.
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    84. Harling L, Sepehripour AH, Ashrafian H, Lane T, Jarral O, Chikwe J, Dion RA, Athanasiou T. Surgical patch angioplasty of the left main coronary artery. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Oct; 42(4):719-27. PMID: 22677352.
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    85. Weiss AJ, Pawale A, Hollinger IB, Stelzer P, Chikwe J. Repair of an aortic sinus right ventricular fistula and aortic leaflet disruption after a stab wound. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Oct; 94(4):1354. PMID: 22579950.
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    86. Milla F, Castillo JG, Varghese R, Chikwe J, Anyanwu AC, Adams DH. Rationale and initial experience with the Tri-Ad Adams tricuspid annuloplasty ring. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Apr; 143(4 Suppl):S71-3. PMID: 22281022.
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    87. Chikwe J, Adams DH, Su KN, Anyanwu AC, Lin HM, Goldstone AB, Lang RM, Fischer GW. Can three-dimensional echocardiography accurately predict complexity of mitral valve repair? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Mar; 41(3):518-24. PMID: 22223695.
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    88. Chikwe J, Brewer Z, Goldstone AB, Adams DH. Integrated thoracic residency program applicants: the best and the brightest? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov; 92(5):1586-91. PMID: 22051254.
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    89. Goldstone AB, Bronster DJ, Chikwe J. Seizures after adult cardiac surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011 Aug; 25(4):e25-6. PMID: 21514847.
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    90. Adams DH, Chikwe J, Filsoufi F, Anyanwu AC. The year in cardiovascular surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Mar 29; 57(13):1425-44. PMID: 21435512.
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    91. Goldstone AB, Chikwe J, Pinney SP, Anyanwu AC, Funt SA, Polanco A, Adams DH. Incidence, epidemiology, and prognosis of residual pulmonary hypertension after mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Mar 01; 107(5):755-60. PMID: 21316508.
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    92. Goldstone AB, Bronster DJ, Anyanwu AC, Goldstein MA, Filsoufi F, Adams DH, Chikwe J. Predictors and outcomes of seizures after cardiac surgery: a multivariable analysis of 2,578 patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Feb; 91(2):514-8. PMID: 21256303.
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    93. Chikwe J, Kamath A, Stelzer P. Ross procedure. Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Jan 01; 2011(126):mmcts.2009.004176. PMID: 24413985.
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    94. Chikwe J, Filsoufi F. Durability of tissue valves. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011; 23(1):18-23. PMID: 21807294.
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    95. Chikwe J, Filsoufi F, Carpentier AF. Prosthetic valve selection for middle-aged patients with aortic stenosis. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2010 Dec; 7(12):711-9. PMID: 21045786.
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    96. Chikwe J, Kim M, Goldstone AB, Fallahi A, Athanasiou T. Current diagnosis and management of left main coronary disease. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010 Oct; 38(4):420-8. PMID: 20643559.
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    97. Chikwe J, Goldstone AB, Passage J, Anyanwu AC, Seeburger J, Castillo JG, Filsoufi F, Mohr FW, Adams DH. A propensity score-adjusted retrospective comparison of early and mid-term results of mitral valve repair versus replacement in octogenarians. Eur Heart J. 2011 Mar; 32(5):618-26. PMID: 20846993.
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    98. Chikwe J, Castillo JG, Rahmanian PB, Akujuo A, Adams DH, Filsoufi F. The impact of moderate-to-end-stage renal failure on outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2010 Aug; 24(4):574-9. PMID: 20570181.
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    99. Chikwe J, Adams DH. Frailty: the missing element in predicting operative mortality. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010; 22(2):109-10. PMID: 21092884.
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    100. Chikwe J, Anyanwu AC. Surgical strategies for functional tricuspid regurgitation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010; 22(1):90-6. PMID: 20813324.
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