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Lawrence S C Czer

Title(s)Professor-in-Residence, Medicine
SchoolMedicine
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    1. Patel KJ, Kao T, Geft D, Czer L, Esmailian F, Kobashigawa JA, Patel JK. Donor organ evaluation in the era of coronavirus disease 2019: A case of nosocomial infection. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Apr 12. PMID: 32334945.
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    2. Volod O, Arabia FA, Lam LD, Runge A, Cheng C, Czer LSC. Platelet Mapping by Thromboelastography and Whole Blood Aggregometry in Adult Patients Supported by Mechanical Circulatory Support Device on Aspirin Therapy. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2020 Mar; 52(1):13-21. PMID: 32280140.
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    3. Shen T, Huh MH, Czer LS, Vaidya A, Esmailian F, Kobashigawa JA, Nurok M. Controversies in the Postoperative Management of the Critically Ill Heart Transplant Patient. Anesth Analg. 2019 10; 129(4):1023-1033. PMID: 31162160.
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    4. Kittleson MM, Cole RM, Patel J, Ramzy D, Passano E, Chang DH, Geft DR, Czer L, Vescio R, Chung J, Kobashigawa JA, Arabia F, Esmailian F, Moriguchi JD. Mechanical circulatory support for cardiac amyloidosis. Clin Transplant. 2019 Oct; 33(10):e13663. PMID: 31309629.
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    5. Sato T, Azarbal B, Cheng R, Esmailian F, Patel J, Kittleson M, Czer L, Thottam M, Levine R, Dimbil S, Olymbios M, Anzai T, Hamilton MA, Khayal T, Kobashigawa JA. Does ex vivo perfusion lead to more or less intimal thickening in the first-year post-heart transplantation? Clin Transplant. 2019 08; 33(8):e13648. PMID: 31230384.
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    6. Marek-Iannucci S, Thomas A, Hou J, Crupi A, Sin J, Taylor DJ, Czer LS, Esmailian F, Mentzer RM, Andres AM, Gottlieb RA. Myocardial hypothermia increases autophagic flux, mitochondrial mass and myocardial function after ischemia-reperfusion injury. Sci Rep. 2019 07 10; 9(1):10001. PMID: 31292486.
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    7. Sato T, Cheng R, Azarbal B, Kittleson M, Patel J, Czer L, Levine R, Dimbil S, Olymbios M, Anzai T, Kransdorf E, Chang DH, Hamilton MA, Esmailian F, Kobashigawa J. Combined heart and kidney transplantation-Is there a protective effect against cardiac allograft vasculopathy using intravascular ultrasound? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Sep; 38(9):956-962. PMID: 31301966.
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    8. Awad MA, Czer LSC, Emerson D, Jordan S, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Kransdorf E, Chang DH, Patel J, Kittleson M, Ramzy D, Chung JS, Cohen JL, Esmailian F, Trento A, Kobashigawa JA. Combined Heart and Kidney Transplantation: Clinical Experience in 100 Consecutive Patients. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 02 19; 8(4):e010570. PMID: 30741603.
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    9. Reich H, Dimbil S, Levine R, Megna D, Mersola S, Patel J, Kittleson M, Czer L, Kobashigawa J, Esmailian F. Dual-organ transplantation in older recipients: outcomes after heart-kidney transplant versus isolated heart transplant in patients aged =65 years. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2019 01 01; 28(1):45-51. PMID: 29982486.
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    10. Nikolova AP, Hitzeman TC, Baum R, Caldaruse AM, Agvanian S, Xie Y, Geft DR, Chang DH, Moriguchi JD, Hage A, Azarbal B, Czer LS, Kittleson MM, Patel JK, Wu AHB, Kobashigawa JA, Hamilton M, Hong T, Shaw RM. Association of a Novel Diagnostic Biomarker, the Plasma Cardiac Bridging Integrator 1 Score, With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction and Cardiovascular Hospitalization. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 12 01; 3(12):1206-1210. PMID: 30383171.
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    11. Chan JL, Patel DC, Megna D, Dimbil SJ, Levine R, Moriguchi J, Czer LS, Kobashigawa JA, Arabia F, Esmailian F. Use of durable mechanical circulatory support on outcomes of heart-kidney transplantation. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2018 11 01; 27(5):773-777. PMID: 29846594.
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    12. Kransdorf EP, Kittleson MM, Benck LR, Patel JK, Chung JS, Esmailian F, Kearney BL, Chang DH, Ramzy D, Czer LSC, Kobashigawa JA. Predicted heart mass is the optimal metric for size match in heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 02; 38(2):156-165. PMID: 30528987.
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    13. Dong E, Morris K, Sodhi G, Chang D, Czer L, Chung J, Zabner R, Raastad K, Klapper E, Kobashigawa J, Nurok M. Neuroinvasive West Nile Virus Post-Heart Transplantation: A Case Report. Transplant Proc. 2018 Dec; 50(10):4057-4061. PMID: 30577314.
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    14. Reich HJ, Czer LSC, Ramzy D, Arabia F, Moriguchi J, Ascheim DD, Henry TD. Combining Stem Cell Therapy for Advanced Heart Failure and Ventricular Assist Devices: A Review. ASAIO J. 2018 Sep/Oct; 64(5):e80-e87. PMID: 29538018.
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    15. Goldfarb M, Czer LS, Lam LD, Moriguchi J, Arabia FA, Volod O. High Molecular Weight von Willebrand Factor Multimer Loss and Bleeding in Patients with Short-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices: A Case Series. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2018 06; 50(2):77-82. PMID: 29921985.
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    16. Arabía FA, Cantor RS, Koehl DA, Kasirajan V, Gregoric I, Moriguchi JD, Esmailian F, Ramzy D, Chung JS, Czer LS, Kobashigawa JA, Smith RG, Kirklin JK. Interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory support report on the total artificial heart. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 11; 37(11):1304-1312. PMID: 29802083.
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    17. Chan JL, Kobashigawa JA, Aintablian TL, Dimbil SJ, Perry PA, Patel JK, Kittleson MM, Czer LS, Zarrini P, Velleca A, Rush J, Arabia FA, Trento A, Esmailian F. Characterizing Predictors and Severity of Vasoplegia Syndrome After Heart Transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 03; 105(3):770-777. PMID: 29289367.
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    18. Ruzza A, Czer LSC, Arabia F, Vespignani R, Esmailian F, Cheng W, De Robertis MA, Trento A. Left Ventricular Reconstruction for Postinfarction Left Ventricular Aneurysm: Review of Surgical Techniques. Tex Heart Inst J. 2017 Oct; 44(5):326-335. PMID: 29259502.
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    19. Chan JL, Kobashigawa JA, Aintablian TL, Li Y, Perry PA, Patel JK, Kittleson MM, Czer LS, Zarrini P, Velleca A, Rush J, Arabia FA, Trento A, Esmailian F. Vasoplegia after heart transplantation: outcomes at 1 year. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2017 08 01; 25(2):212-217. PMID: 28459983.
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    20. Reich HJ, Morgan J, Arabia F, Czer L, Moriguchi J, Ramzy D, Esmailian F, Lam L, Dunhill J, Volod O. Comparative analysis of von Willebrand factor profiles after implantation of left ventricular assist device and total artificial heart. J Thromb Haemost. 2017 08; 15(8):1620-1624. PMID: 28586149.
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    21. Awad M, Czer LS, Esmailian F, Jordan S, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Patel J, Chang DH, Kittleson M, Ramzy D, Arabia F, Chung JS, Cohen JL, Trento A, Kobashigawa JA. Combined Heart and Kidney Transplantation: A 23-Year Experience. Transplant Proc. 2017 Mar; 49(2):348-353. PMID: 28219597.
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    22. Ruan V, Czer LS, Awad M, Kittleson M, Patel J, Arabia F, Esmailian F, Ramzy D, Chung J, De Robertis M, Trento A, Kobashigawa JA. Use of Anti-Thymocyte Globulin for Induction Therapy in Cardiac Transplantation: A Review. Transplant Proc. 2017 Mar; 49(2):253-259. PMID: 28219580.
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    23. Volod O, Lam LD, Lin G, Kam C, Kolyouthapong K, Mac J, Mirocha J, Ambrose PJ, Czer LS, Arabia FA. Role of Thromboelastography Platelet Mapping and International Normalized Ratio in Defining "Normocoagulability" During Anticoagulation for Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices: A Pilot Retrospective Study. ASAIO J. 2017 Jan/Feb; 63(1):24-31. PMID: 27660902.
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    24. Awad M, Czer LS, Hou M, Golshani SS, Goltche M, De Robertis M, Kittleson M, Patel J, Azarbal B, Kransdorf E, Esmailian F, Trento A, Kobashigawa JA. Early Denervation and Later Reinnervation of the Heart Following Cardiac Transplantation: A Review. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 11 01; 5(11). PMID: 27802930.
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    25. Awad M, Czer LS, Mirocha J, Ruzza A, de Robertis M, Rafiei M, Reich H, Sasevich M, Rihbany K, Kass R, Kobashigawa J, Arabia F, Trento A, Esmailian F, Ramzy D. Similar Mortality and Morbidity of Orthotopic Heart Transplantation for Patients 70 Years of Age and Older Compared With Younger Patients. Transplant Proc. 2016 Oct; 48(8):2782-2791. PMID: 27788818.
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    26. Cheng R, Ramzy D, Azarbal B, Arabia FA, Esmailian F, Czer LS, Kobashigawa JA, Moriguchi JD. Device Strategies for Patients in INTERMACS Profiles 1 and 2 Cardiogenic Shock: Double Bridge With Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Initial Implant of More Durable Devices. Artif Organs. 2017 Mar; 41(3):224-232. PMID: 27658844.
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    27. Chan JL, Kobashigawa JA, Reich HJ, Ramzy D, Thottam MM, Yu Z, Aintablian TL, Liou F, Patel JK, Kittleson MM, Czer LS, Trento A, Esmailian F. Intermediate outcomes with ex-vivo allograft perfusion for heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Mar; 36(3):258-263. PMID: 27646064.
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    28. Kransdorf EP, Fishbein MC, Czer LS, Patel JK, Velleca A, Tazelaar HD, Roy RR, Steidley DE, Kobashigawa JA, Luthringer DJ. Pathology of Chronic Chagas Cardiomyopathy in the United States: ?A Detailed Review of 13 Cardiectomy Cases. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016 Aug; 146(2):191-8. PMID: 27425387.
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    29. Vertanous T, Czer LS, de Robertis M, Kiankhooy A, Kobashigawa J, Esmailian F, Trento A. Leading Efforts to Increase Organ Donation Through Professionalization of Organ Procurement Organizations and Establishment of Organ and Tissue Donor Registries. Transplant Proc. 2016 Jan-Feb; 48(1):10-4. PMID: 26915835.
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    30. Awad M, Czer LS, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Ruzza A, Rafiei M, Reich H, Trento A, Moriguchi J, Kobashigawa J, Esmailian F, Arabia F, Ramzy D. Adult Heart Transplantation Following Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Early and Late Outcomes. Transplant Proc. 2016 Jan-Feb; 48(1):158-66. PMID: 26915862.
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    31. Ruzza A, Czer LS, De Robertis M, Luthringer D, Moriguchi J, Kobashigawa J, Trento A, Arabia F. Total Artificial Heart as Bridge to Heart Transplantation in Chagas Cardiomyopathy: Case Report. Transplant Proc. 2016 Jan-Feb; 48(1):279-81. PMID: 26915885.
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    32. Azarbal B, Cheng R, Vanichsarn C, Patel JK, Czer LS, Chang DH, Kittleson MM, Kobashigawa JA. Induction Therapy With Antithymocyte Globulin in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Transplantation Is Associated With Decreased Coronary Plaque Progression as Assessed by Intravascular Ultrasound. Circ Heart Fail. 2016 Jan; 9(1):e002252. PMID: 26747860.
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    33. Reich HJ, Shah A, Azarbal B, Kobashigawa J, Moriguchi J, Czer L, Esmailian F. Microaxial Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device as a Bridge to Transplantation after LVAD Malfunction. Tex Heart Inst J. 2015 Dec; 42(6):572-4. PMID: 26664315.
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    34. Reich H, Ramzy D, Czer L, Esmailian F, Moriguchi J, Ihnken K, Yusufali T, D'Attellis N, Arabia F, Annamalai A. Hemodynamic Consequences of Laparoscopy for Patients on Mechanical Circulatory Support. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015 Dec; 25(12):999-1004. PMID: 26523797.
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    35. Reich HJ, Awad M, Ruzza A, De Robertis MA, Ramzy D, Nissen N, Colquhoun S, Esmailian F, Trento A, Kobashigawa J, Czer LS. Combined Heart and Liver Transplantation: The Cedars-Sinai Experience. Transplant Proc. 2015 Nov; 47(9):2722-6. PMID: 26680081.
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    36. Reich HJ, Chan JL, Czer LS, Mirocha J, Annamalai AA, Cheng W, Jordan SC, Chaux G, Ramzy D. Combined Lung-Kidney Transplantation: An Analysis of the UNOS/OPTN Database. Am Surg. 2015 Oct; 81(10):1047-52. PMID: 26463306.
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    37. Reich H, Czer L, Bannykh S, De Robertis M, Wolin E, Amersi F, Moriguchi J, Kobashigawa J, Arabia F. Total Artificial Heart Bridge to Transplantation for a Patient With Occult Intracardiac Malignancy: Case Report. Transplant Proc. 2015 Sep; 47(7):2291-4. PMID: 26361702.
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    38. Awad M, Czer LS, Soliman C, Mirocha J, Ruzza A, Pinzas J, Rihbany K, Chang D, Moriguchi J, Ramzy D, Esmailian F, Kobashigawa J, Arabia F. Prevalence of Warfarin Genotype Polymorphisms in Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support. ASAIO J. 2015 Jul-Aug; 61(4):391-6. PMID: 26125664.
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    39. Czer LS, Patel J. Response. Transplant Proc. 2015 Jul-Aug; 47(6):2077. PMID: 26293103.
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    40. Doering LV, McGuire A, Eastwood JA, Chen B, Bodán RC, Czer LS, Irwin MR. Cognitive behavioral therapy for depression improves pain and perceived control in cardiac surgery patients. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016 10; 15(6):417-24. PMID: 26115954.
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    41. Elboudwarej O, Patel JK, Liou F, Rafiei M, Osborne A, Chai W, Kittleson M, Czer L, Stern L, Esmailian F, Kobashigawa JA. Risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism after heart transplantation: clinical outcomes comparing upper extremity deep vein thrombosis and lower extremity deep vein thrombosis. Clin Transplant. 2015 Jul; 29(7):629-35. PMID: 25982188.
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    42. Awad M, Czer LS, Mirocha J, Ruzza A, Rafiei M, Reich H, De Robertis M, Rihbany K, Pinzas J, Ramzy D, Arabia F, Trento A, Kobashigawa J, Esmailian F. Prior sternotomy increases the mortality and morbidity of adult heart transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2015 Mar; 47(2):485-97. PMID: 25769596.
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    43. Kobashigawa J, Patel J, Azarbal B, Kittleson M, Chang D, Czer L, Daun T, Luu M, Trento A, Cheng R, Esmailian F. Randomized pilot trial of gene expression profiling versus heart biopsy in the first year after heart transplant: early invasive monitoring attenuation through gene expression trial. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 May; 8(3):557-64. PMID: 25697852.
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    44. Ruzza A, Czer LS, Ihnken KA, Sasevich M, Trento A, Ramzy D, Esmailian F, Moriguchi J, Kobashigawa J, Arabia F. Combined heart-kidney transplantation after total artificial heart insertion. Transplant Proc. 2015 Jan-Feb; 47(1):210-2. PMID: 25596961.
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    45. Yanagida R, Czer LS, Mirocha J, Rafiei M, Esmailian F, Moriguchi J, Kobashigawa JA, Trento A. Left ventricular assist device in patients with body mass index greater than 30 as bridge to weight loss and heart transplant candidacy. Transplant Proc. 2014 Dec; 46(10):3575-9. PMID: 25498092.
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    46. Rafiei M, Kittleson M, Patel J, Osborne A, Chang D, Czer L, Reinsmoen N, Esmailian F, Kobashigawa J. Anti-thymocyte gamma-globulin may prevent antibody production after heart transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2014 Dec; 46(10):3570-4. PMID: 25498091.
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    47. Awad M, Ruzza A, Soliman C, Pinzás J, Marban E, Trento A, Czer LS. Endomyocardial biopsy technique for orthotopic heart transplantation and cardiac stem-cell harvesting. Transplant Proc. 2014 Dec; 46(10):3580-4. PMID: 25498093.
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    48. Makkar RR, Smith RR, Czer LS, Russell SD, Gerstenblith G, Marbán E. Letter by Makkar et al regarding article, "Cell therapy for heart failure: a comprehensive overview of experimental and clinical studies, current challenges, and future directions". Circ Res. 2014 Nov 07; 115(11):e32. PMID: 25378532.
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    49. Awad M, Ruzza A, Mirocha J, Setareh-Shenas S, Pixton JR, Soliman C, Czer LS. Prevalence of hypertension in the Gambia and Sierra Leone, western Africa: a cross-sectional study. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2014 Nov-Dec; 25(6):269-78. PMID: 25333811.
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    50. Lee CC, Luthringer DJ, Czer LS. Dobutamine-induced fever and isolated eosinophilic myocarditis in a 66-year-old male awaiting heart transplantation: a case report. Transplant Proc. 2014 Sep; 46(7):2464-6. PMID: 25242803.
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    51. Caceres M, Ma Y, Rankin JS, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Gammie JS, Suri RM, Thourani VH, Englum BR, Esmailian F, Czer LS, Puskas JD, Svensson LG. Evolving Practice Trends of Aortic Root Surgery in North America. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug 19. PMID: 25149629.
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    52. Caceres M, Esmailian F, Moriguchi JD, Arabia FA, Czer LS. Mechanical circulatory support in cardiogenic shock following an acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review. J Card Surg. 2014 Sep; 29(5):743-51. PMID: 25080837.
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    53. Caceres M, Ma Y, Rankin JS, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Englum BR, Gammie JS, Suri RM, Thourani VH, Esmailian F, Czer LS, Puskas JD, Svensson LG. Mortality characteristics of aortic root surgery in North America. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Nov; 46(5):887-93. PMID: 24639452.
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    54. Reinsmoen NL, Lai CH, Mirocha J, Cao K, Ong G, Naim M, Wang Q, Haas M, Rafiei M, Czer L, Patel J, Kobashigawa J. Increased negative impact of donor HLA-specific together with non-HLA-specific antibodies on graft outcome. Transplantation. 2014 Mar 15; 97(5):595-601. PMID: 24162250.
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    55. Cheng K, Malliaras K, Smith RR, Shen D, Sun B, Blusztajn A, Xie Y, Ibrahim A, Aminzadeh MA, Liu W, Li TS, De Robertis MA, Marbán L, Czer LSC, Trento A, Marbán E. Human cardiosphere-derived cells from advanced heart failure patients exhibit augmented functional potency in myocardial repair. JACC Heart Fail. 2014 Feb; 2(1):49-61. PMID: 24511463.
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    56. Kansara P, Czer L, Awad M, Arabia F, Mirocha J, De Robertis M, Moriguchi J, Ramzy D, Kass RM, Esmailian F, Trento A, Kobashigawa J. Heart transplantation with and without prior sternotomy: analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing database. Transplant Proc. 2014 Jan-Feb; 46(1):249-55. PMID: 24507061.
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    57. Kransdorf EP, Czer LS, Luthringer DJ, Patel JK, Montgomery SP, Velleca A, Mirocha J, Zakowski PC, Zabner R, Gaultier CR, Qvarnstrom Y, Benedict T, Steurer F, Bosserman E, Paddock CD, Rafiei M, Kobashigawa JA. Heart transplantation for Chagas cardiomyopathy in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2013 Dec; 13(12):3262-8. PMID: 24165397.
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    58. Ruzza A, Trento A, Czer LSC. Are different mechanical circulatory support devices important factors maximizing patient survival after heart transplant? Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct; 96(4):1530-1531. PMID: 24088490.
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    59. Azarbal B, Arbit B, Ramaraj R, Kittleson M, Young A, Czer L, Rafiei M, Currier J, Makkar R, Kobashigawa J. Clinical and angiographic outcomes with everolimus eluting stents for the treatment of cardiac allograft vasculopathy. J Interv Cardiol. 2014 Feb; 27(1):73-9. PMID: 24118198.
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    60. Lin J, Cheng W, Czer LS, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Ruzza A, Kass RM, Khoynezhad A, Ramzy D, Esmailian F, Trento A. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery using the radial artery as a secondary conduit improves patient survival. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Aug 22; 2(4):e000266. PMID: 23969224.
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    61. Yanagida R, Czer LS, Ruzza A, Schwarz ER, Simsir SA, Jordan SC, Trento A. Use of ventricular assist device as bridge to simultaneous heart and kidney transplantation in patients with cardiac and renal failure. Transplant Proc. 2013 Jul-Aug; 45(6):2378-83. PMID: 23953551.
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    62. Perkel D, Czer LS, Morrissey RP, Ruzza A, Rafiei M, Awad M, Patel J, Kobashigawa JA. Heart transplantation for end-stage heart failure due to cardiac sarcoidosis. Transplant Proc. 2013 Jul-Aug; 45(6):2384-6. PMID: 23953552.
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    63. Czer LS, Phan A, Ruzza A, Rafiei M, Setareh-Shenas S, Caceres M, Awad M, Soliman C, Mirocha J, De Robertis M, Kass RM, Trento A. Antithymocyte globulin induction therapy adjusted for immunologic risk after heart transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2013 Jul-Aug; 45(6):2393-8. PMID: 23953554.
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    64. Ruzza A, Czer LS. Is gender-specific survival in patients undergoing radial artery grafting influenced by hormone levels? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Jun; 145(6):1687-8. PMID: 23679979.
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    65. Ruzza A, Czer LS, Trento A, Esmailian F. Combined heart and kidney transplantation: what is the appropriate surgical sequence? Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug; 17(2):416-8. PMID: 23615433.
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    66. Caceres M, Cheng W, De Robertis M, Mirocha JM, Czer L, Esmailian F, Khoynezhad A, Ramzy D, Kass R, Trento A. Survival and quality of life for nonagenarians after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May; 95(5):1598-602. PMID: 23566648.
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    67. Caceres M, Czer LS, Esmailian F, Ramzy D, Moriguchi J. Bariatric surgery in severe obesity and end-stage heart failure with mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to successful heart transplantation: a case report. Transplant Proc. 2013 Mar; 45(2):798-9. PMID: 23498822.
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    68. Caceres M, Czer LS, Esmailian F, Luthringer D, Ramzy D, Moriguchi J. Staged approach to mechanical circulatory support and recovered allograft function after transplantation rejection with cardiogenic shock. Tex Heart Inst J. 2013; 40(5):596-9. PMID: 24391334.
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    69. Suviolahti E, Petrosyan A, Mirocha J, Ge S, Karasyov A, Thomas D, Galera O, Lim W, Jimenez AM, Czer LS, Chaux G, De Leon J, Pao A, Jordan SC, Toyoda M. Significant reduction of ATP production in PHA-activated CD4+ cells in 1-day-old blood from transplant patients. Transplantation. 2012 Dec 27; 94(12):1243-9. PMID: 23135604.
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    70. Czer LS, Goland S, Soukiasian HJ, Gallagher S, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Siegel RJ, Kass RM, Trento A. Aortic valve replacement or heart transplantation in patients with aortic stenosis and severe left ventricular dysfunction. Transplant Proc. 2013 Jan-Feb; 45(1):364-8. PMID: 23267804.
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    71. Ruzza A, Vespignani R, Khoynezhad A, Berci G, De Robertis M, Trento A, Czer LS. Concomitant dual intravascular and subcutaneous microsurgical implantation of xenograft tissue in a rodent model for evaluation of structural degeneration. Transplant Proc. 2013 Mar; 45(2):735-40. PMID: 23267809.
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    72. Vespignani R, Ruzza A, Czer LS, Berci G, Trento A. High definition optical system for microsurgical heterotopic heart transplantation in rats. Transplant Proc. 2012 Jun; 44(5):1404-6. PMID: 22664024.
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    73. Makkar RR, Smith RR, Cheng K, Malliaras K, Thomson LE, Berman D, Czer LS, Marbán L, Mendizabal A, Johnston PV, Russell SD, Schuleri KH, Lardo AC, Gerstenblith G, Marbán E. Intracoronary cardiosphere-derived cells for heart regeneration after myocardial infarction (CADUCEUS): a prospective, randomised phase 1 trial. Lancet. 2012 Mar 10; 379(9819):895-904. PMID: 22336189.
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    74. Daneshvar D, Czer LS, Phan A, Schwarz ER, De Robertis M, Mirocha J, Rafiei M, Pixton JR, Kass RM, Trento A. Heart transplantation in patients aged 70 years and older: a two-decade experience. Transplant Proc. 2011 Dec; 43(10):3851-6. PMID: 22172859.
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    75. Schwarz ER, Philip KJ, Simsir SA, Czer L, Trento A, Finder SG, Cleenewerck LA. Maximal care considerations when treating patients with end-stage heart failure: ethical and procedural quandaries in management of the very sick. J Relig Health. 2011 Dec; 50(4):872-9. PMID: 20191322.
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    76. Yanagida R, Czer LS, Reinsmoen NL, Cao K, Rafiei M, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Kass RM, Kobashigawa JA, Trento A. Impact of virtual cross match on waiting times for heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Dec; 92(6):2104-10; discussion 2111. PMID: 22115224.
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    77. Czer LS, Cohen MH, Gallagher SP, Czer LA, Soukiasian HJ, Rafiei M, Pixton JR, Awad M, Trento A. Exercise performance comparison of bicaval and biatrial orthotopic heart transplant recipients. Transplant Proc. 2011 Dec; 43(10):3857-62. PMID: 22172860.
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    78. Czer LS, Ruzza A, Vespignani R, Jordan S, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Gallagher SP, Patel K, Schwarz ER, Kass RM, Trento A. Survival and allograft rejection rates after combined heart and kidney transplantation in comparison with heart transplantation alone. Transplant Proc. 2011 Dec; 43(10):3869-76. PMID: 22172862.
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    79. Czer LS, Wong AV, Soukiasian H, Gallagher S, De Robertis M, Trento A. Prolonged cold ischemic times and less donor-recipient histocompatibility accelerate graft vascular disease. Transplant Proc. 2011 Dec; 43(10):3863-8. PMID: 22172861.
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    173. Valenza M, Czer LS, Pan SH, Aleksic I, Freimark D, Harasty DA, Admon D, Barath P, Blanche C, Trento A. Combined antiviral and immunoglobulin therapy as prophylaxis against cytomegalovirus infection after heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1995 Jul-Aug; 14(4):659-65. PMID: 7578172.
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    174. Luthringer DJ, Yamashita JT, Czer LS, Trento A, Fishbein MC. Nature and significance of epicardial lymphoid infiltrates in cardiac allografts. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1995 May-Jun; 14(3):537-43. PMID: 7654737.
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    175. Freimark D, Silverman JM, Aleksic I, Crues JV, Blanche C, Trento A, Admon D, Queral CA, Harasty DA, Czer LS. Atrial emptying with orthotopic heart transplantation using bicaval and pulmonary venous anastomoses: a magnetic resonance imaging study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1995 Mar 15; 25(4):932-6. PMID: 7884100.
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    182. Freimark D, Czer LS, Admon D, Aleksic I, Valenza M, Barath P, Harasty D, Queral C, Azen CG, Blanche C. Donors with a history of cocaine use: effect on survival and rejection frequency after heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1994 Nov-Dec; 13(6):1138-44. PMID: 7865522.
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    183. Blanche C, Valenza M, Czer LS, Barath P, Admon D, Harasty D, Utley C, Trento A. Combined heart and kidney transplantation with allografts from the same donor. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 Oct; 58(4):1135-8. PMID: 7944765.
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    185. Blanche C, Valenza M, Czer LS, Trento A. Heart transplantation in corrected transposition of the great arteries. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1994 Jul-Aug; 13(4):631-4. PMID: 7947879.
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    188. Goldfinger D, Capon S, Czer L, Leibfreid J, Trento A, Ross D, Waters P, Klapper E, Pepkowitz S. Safety and efficacy of preoperative donation of blood for autologous use by patients with end-stage heart or lung disease who are awaiting organ transplantation. Transfusion. 1993 Apr; 33(4):336-40. PMID: 8480355.
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    193. Blanche C, Khan SS, Matloff JM, Chaux A, DeRobertis MA, Czer LS, Kass RM, Tsai TP. Results of early repair of ventricular septal defect after an acute myocardial infarction. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1992 Oct; 104(4):961-5. PMID: 1405696.
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    195. Baumgartner H, Khan SS, DeRobertis M, Czer LS, Maurer G. Doppler assessment of prosthetic valve orifice area. An in vitro study. Circulation. 1992 Jun; 85(6):2275-83. PMID: 1591841.
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    197. Baumgartner H, Khan S, DeRobertis M, Czer L, Maurer G. Effect of prosthetic aortic valve design on the Doppler-catheter gradient correlation: an in vitro study of normal St. Jude, Medtronic-Hall, Starr-Edwards and Hancock valves. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1992 Feb; 19(2):324-32. PMID: 1531058.
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    201. Maurer G, Czer LS. Intraoperative color Doppler assessment in valve repair surgery. Echocardiography. 1991 Mar; 8(2):263-71. PMID: 10149256.
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    204. Czer LS, Maurer G. Intraoperative echocardiography in mitral and tricuspid valve repair. Echocardiography. 1990 May; 7(3):305-22. PMID: 10149231.
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    206. Czer LS. Mediastinal bleeding after cardiac surgery: etiologies, diagnostic considerations, and blood conservation methods. J Cardiothorac Anesth. 1989 Dec; 3(6):760-75. PMID: 2521037.
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    207. Kleinman JP, Czer LS, DeRobertis M, Chaux A, Maurer G. A quantitative comparison of transesophageal and epicardial color Doppler echocardiography in the intraoperative assessment of mitral regurgitation. Am J Cardiol. 1989 Nov 15; 64(18):1168-72. PMID: 2816769.
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    208. Maurer G, Czer LS, Shah PK, Chaux A. Assessment by Doppler color flow mapping of ventricular septal defect after acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 1989 Sep 15; 64(10):668-71. PMID: 2782259.
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    209. Czer LS, Maurer G, Bolger A, DeRobertis M, Kleinman J, Gray RJ, Chaux A, Matloff JM. Tricuspid valve repair. Operative and follow-up evaluation by Doppler color flow mapping. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1989 Jul; 98(1):101-10; discussion 110-1. PMID: 2739416.
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    210. Maurer G, Czer LS. Intraoperative color Doppler assessment of mitral and tricuspid valvuloplasty. Int J Card Imaging. 1989; 4(1):11-3. PMID: 2746011.
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    211. Czer LS. Doppler assessment of prosthetic valves. Int J Card Imaging. 1989; 4(1):9-10. PMID: 2746021.
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    212. Khan SS, Czer LS, Gray RJ, Matloff J. Use of the valvular resistance in the separation of normal and stenotic Hancock mitral valves. J Card Surg. 1988 Sep; 3(3):241-6. PMID: 2980023.
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    213. Czer LS, Gray RJ, Stewart ME, De Robertis M, Chaux A, Matloff JM. Reduction in sudden late death by concomitant revascularization with aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1988 Mar; 95(3):390-401. PMID: 3343849.
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    214. Gray RJ, Czer LS, Chaux A, Sethna D, DeRobertis M, Raymond M, Matloff JM. Harken caged-disc mitral valve replacement, 1969-1975: analysis of late mortality, thromboembolism, and valve failure. Tex Heart Inst J. 1987 Dec; 14(4):411-7. PMID: 15227298.
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    215. Czer LS, Maurer G, Bolger AF, De Robertis M, Resser KJ, Kass RM, Lee ME, Blanche C, Chaux A, Gray RJ. Intraoperative evaluation of mitral regurgitation by Doppler color flow mapping. Circulation. 1987 Sep; 76(3 Pt 2):III108-16. PMID: 3621533.
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    216. Maurer G, Czer LS, Chaux A, Bolger AF, DeRoberts M, Resser K, Kass RM, Lee ME, Matloff JM. Intraoperative Doppler color flow mapping for assessment of valve repair for mitral regurgitation. Am J Cardiol. 1987 Aug 01; 60(4):333-7. PMID: 3618492.
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    217. Czer LS, Matloff JM, Chaux A, De Robertis M, Stewart ME, Gray RJ. The St. Jude valve: analysis of thromboembolism, warfarin-related hemorrhage, and survival. Am Heart J. 1987 Aug; 114(2):389-97. PMID: 3604897.
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    218. Czer LS, Bateman TM, Gray RJ, Raymond M, Stewart ME, Lee S, Goldfinger D, Chaux A, Matloff JM. Treatment of severe platelet dysfunction and hemorrhage after cardiopulmonary bypass: reduction in blood product usage with desmopressin. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1987 May; 9(5):1139-47. PMID: 3571753.
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    219. Czer LS, Matloff JM, Chaux A, DeRobertis MA, Gray RJ. Comparative clinical experience with porcine bioprosthetic and St. Jude valve replacement. Chest. 1987 Apr; 91(4):503-14. PMID: 3829742.
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    220. Gray RJ, Bateman TM, Czer LS, Conklin C, Matloff JM. Comparison of esmolol and nitroprusside for acute post-cardiac surgical hypertension. Am J Cardiol. 1987 Apr 01; 59(8):887-91. PMID: 2881481.
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    221. Harold JG, Bateman TM, Czer LS, Chaux A, Matloff JM, Gray RJ. Mitral valve replacement early after myocardial infarction: attendant high risk of left ventricular rupture. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1987 Feb; 9(2):277-82. PMID: 3492523.
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    222. Tsai TP, Matloff JM, Chaux A, Kass RM, Lee ME, Czer LS, DeRobertis MA, Gray RJ. Combined valve and coronary artery bypass procedures in septuagenarians and octogenarians: results in 120 patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 1986 Dec; 42(6):681-4. PMID: 3491590.
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    223. Czer LS, Matloff JM. Combined valvular and coronary surgery. Chest. 1986 Sep; 90(3):312-4. PMID: 3743141.
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    224. Tsai TP, Matloff JM, Gray RJ, Chaux A, Kass RM, Lee ME, Czer LS. Cardiac surgery in the octogenarian. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1986 Jun; 91(6):924-8. PMID: 3487006.
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    225. Czer LS, Gray RJ, Bateman TM, DeRobertis MA, Resser K, Chaux A, Matloff JM. Hemodynamic differentiation of pathologic and physiologic stenosis in mitral porcine bioprostheses. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1986 Feb; 7(2):284-94. PMID: 3944346.
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    226. Gray RJ, Bateman TM, Czer LS, Conklin C, Matloff JM. Use of esmolol in hypertension after cardiac surgery. Am J Cardiol. 1985 Oct 23; 56(11):49F-56F. PMID: 2864849.
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    227. Czer L, Gray RJ, Matloff JM. Postoperative temperatures and ventricular function. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1985 Oct; 90(4):632-4. PMID: 3876485.
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    229. Bateman TM, Czer LS, Kass RM, Raymond MJ, Chaux A, Matloff JM, Berman DS, Gray RJ. Cardiac causes of shock early after open heart surgery: etiologic classification by radionuclide ventriculography. Circulation. 1985 Jun; 71(6):1153-61. PMID: 3995709.
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    230. Gray RJ, Bateman TM, Czer LS, Conklin CM, Matloff JM. Esmolol: a new ultrashort-acting beta-adrenergic blocking agent for rapid control of heart rate in postoperative supraventricular tachyarrhythmias. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1985 Jun; 5(6):1451-6. PMID: 2860148.
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    231. Czer LS, Weiss M, Bateman TM, Pfaff JM, DeRobertis M, Eigler N, Vas R, Matloff JM, Gray RJ. Fibrinolytic therapy of St. Jude valve thrombosis under guidance of digital cinefluoroscopy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1985 May; 5(5):1244-9. PMID: 3886744.
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    232. Bateman TM, Weiss MH, Czer LS, Conklin CM, Kass RM, Stewart ME, Matloff JM, Gray RJ. Fascicular conduction disturbances and ischemic heart disease: adverse prognosis despite coronary revascularization. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1985 Mar; 5(3):632-9. PMID: 3973260.
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    233. Bateman TM, Czer LS, Gray RJ, Kass RM, Raymond MJ, Garcia EV, Chaux A, Matloff JM, Berman DS. Detection of occult pericardial hemorrhage early after open-heart surgery using technetium-99m red blood cell radionuclide ventriculography. Am Heart J. 1984 Nov; 108(5):1198-206. PMID: 6496277.
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    234. Chaux A, Czer LS, Matloff JM, DeRobertis MA, Stewart ME, Bateman TM, Kass RM, Lee ME, Gray RJ. The St. Jude Medical bileaflet valve prosthesis. A 5 year experience. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1984 Nov; 88(5 Pt 1):706-17. PMID: 6492839.
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    235. Czer LS, Gray RJ, DeRobertis MA, Bateman TM, Stewart ME, Chaux A, Matloff JM. Mitral valve replacement: impact of coronary artery disease and determinants of prognosis after revascularization. Circulation. 1984 Sep; 70(3 Pt 2):I198-207. PMID: 6744565.
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    236. Bateman TM, Czer LS, Gray RJ, Maddahi J, Raymond MJ, Geft IL, Ganz W, Shah PK, Berman DS. Transient pathologic Q waves during acute ischemic events: an electrocardiographic correlate of stunned but viable myocardium. Am Heart J. 1983 Dec; 106(6):1421-6. PMID: 6650366.
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    237. Bateman TM, Gray RJ, Raymond MJ, Chaux A, Czer LS, Matloff JM. Arrhythmias and conduction disturbances following cardiac operation for the removal of left atrial myxomas. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1983 Oct; 86(4):601-7. PMID: 6621088.
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    238. Czer L, Hamer A, Murphy F, Bussell J, Chaux A, Bateman T, Matloff J, Gray RJ. Transient hemodynamic dysfunction after myocardial revascularization. Temperature dependence. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1983 Aug; 86(2):226-34. PMID: 6876858.
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    239. Bateman TM, Gray RJ, Czer LS, Levy RL, Stewart ME, DeRobertis MA, Brown DE, Matloff JM, Swan HJ, Berman DS. Regional distribution of pulmonary blood volume: an index of pulmonary capillary wedge pressure determined from blood pool scintigraphy. Am J Cardiol. 1983 May 01; 51(8):1404-8. PMID: 6601904.
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    240. Czer LS, Shoemaker WC. Myocardial performance in critically ill patients: response to whole blood transfusion as a prognostic measure. Crit Care Med. 1980 Dec; 8(12):710-5. PMID: 7449401.
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    241. Czer LS, Shoemaker WC. Optimal hematocrit value in critically ill postoperative patients. Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1978 Sep; 147(3):363-8. PMID: 684587.
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