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2018

Secondary surgical-site infection after coronary artery bypass grafting: A multi-institutional prospective cohort study

Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN), Apr 2018, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 155, 4, p. 1555-1562.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Stimulation of the Beta2 adrenergic receptor at reperfusion limits myocardial reperfusion injury via an interleukin-10-dependent anti-inflammatory pathway in the spleen

Tian, Y., Miao, B., Charles, E. J., Wu, D., Kron, I. L., French, B. A. & Yang, Z., Jan 1 2018, In : Circulation Journal. 82, 11, p. 2829-2836 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations

Surgeon Scientists Are Disproportionately Affected by Declining NIH Funding Rates

Narahari, A. K., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Charles, E. J., Baderdinni, P. K., Chandrabhatla, A. S., Kocan, J. W., Jones, R. S., Upchurch, G. R., Kron, I. L., Kern, J. A. & Ailawadi, G., Apr 2018, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 226, 4, p. 474-481 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The rest of the story: Long-term, patient-reported outcomes in cardiac surgery

Chancellor, W. Z. & Kron, I. L., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 156, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

“See one, do one, teach one”: It is still possible in cardiothoracic surgical education

Beller, J. P. & Kron, I. L., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 156, 2, p. 716-717 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
2017

2016 update to The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) consensus guidelines: Ischemic mitral valve regurgitation

AATS Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Consensus Guidelines Writing Committee, May 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 153, 5, p. e97-e114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

2016 update to The American Association for Thoracic Surgery consensus guidelines: Ischemic mitral valve regurgitation

The American Association For Thoracic Surgery Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Consensus Guidelines Writing Committee, May 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 153, 5, p. 1076-1079 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
18 Scopus citations

Access to Quaternary Care Surgery: Implications for Accountable Care Organizations

Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Mullen, M. G., Meneveau, M. O., Schirmer, B., Kron, I. L., Jones, R. S. & Hallowell, P. T., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 224, 4, p. 525-529 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Airway pressure release ventilation during ex vivo lung perfusion attenuates injury

Mehaffey, J. H., Charles, E. J., Sharma, A. K., Money, D. T., Zhao, Y., Stoler, M. H., Lau, C. L., Tribble, C. G., Laubach, V. E., Roeser, M. E. & Kron, I. L., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 153, 1, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Scopus citations

A New Intraoperative Protocol for Reducing Perioperative Transfusions in Cardiac Surgery

Mehaffey, J. H., Schubert, S. A., Gelvin, M. G., Charles, E. J., Hawkins, R. B., Johnston, L. E., Ailawadi, G., Kron, I. L. & Yarboro, L. T., Jul 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 104, 1, p. 176-181 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Scopus citations

Data, not dogma, for ischemic mitral regurgitation

Charles, E. J. & Kron, I. L., Jul 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 154, 1, p. 137-138 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Decubitus ulcers in patients undergoing vascular operations do not influence mortality but affect resource utilization

Mehaffey, J. H., Politano, A. D., Bhamidipati, C. M., Tracci, M. C., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L. & Upchurch, G. R., Jun 2017, In : Surgery (United States). 161, 6, p. 1720-1727 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Rehabilitates Sepsis-Induced Lung Injury

Mehaffey, J. H., Charles, E. J., Sharma, A. K., Salmon, M., Money, D., Schubert, S., Stoler, M. H., Tribble, C. G., Laubach, V. E., Roeser, M. E. & Kron, I. L., Jun 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 103, 6, p. 1723-1729 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Cardiac Surgery Volume and Outcomes

Investigators for the Virginia Cardiac Services Quality Initiative and the Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative, Oct 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 104, 4, p. 1251-1258 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Improved outcomes and value in staged hybrid extent II thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair

Hawkins, R. B., Mehaffey, J. H., Narahari, A. K., Jain, A., Ghanta, R. K., Kron, I. L., Kern, J. A. & Upchurch, G. R., Nov 2017, In : Journal of vascular surgery. 66, 5, p. 1357-1363 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia decreases major adverse limb events with equivalent cardiac risk compared with endovascular intervention

Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Fashandi, A., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., Upchurch, G. R. & Robinson, W. P., Oct 2017, In : Journal of vascular surgery. 66, 4, p. 1109-1116.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Scopus citations

Lungs donated after circulatory death and prolonged warm ischemia are transplanted successfully after enhanced ex vivo lung perfusion using adenosine A2B receptor antagonism

Charles, E. J., Mehaffey, J. H., Sharma, A. K., Zhao, Y., Stoler, M. H., Isbell, J. M., Lau, C. L., Tribble, C. G., Laubach, V. E. & Kron, I. L., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 154, 5, p. 1811-1820 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Scopus citations

Management of Ebstein's anomaly

Kron, I. L. & Roeser, M. E., May 1 2017, In : Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 6, 3, p. 266-269 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Mesenchymal stromal cell-derived extracellular vesicles attenuate lung ischemia-reperfusion injury and enhance reconditioning of donor lungs after circulatory death

Stone, M. L., Zhao, Y., Robert Smith, J., Weiss, M. L., Kron, I. L., Laubach, V. E. & Sharma, A. K., Dec 21 2017, In : Respiratory Research. 18, 1, 212.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Scopus citations

Methylene Blue for Vasoplegic Syndrome After Cardiac Operation: Early Administration Improves Survival

Mehaffey, J. H., Johnston, L. E., Hawkins, R. B., Charles, E. J., Yarboro, L., Kern, J. A., Ailawadi, G., Kron, I. L. & Ghanta, R. K., Jul 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 104, 1, p. 36-41 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
24 Scopus citations

Mitral Valve Repair: The French Correction Versus the American Correction

Schubert, S. A., Mehaffey, J. H., Charles, E. J. & Kron, I. L., Aug 2017, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 97, 4, p. 867-888 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Modifiable Factors Leading to Increased Length of Stay after Carotid Endarterectomy

Mehaffey, J. H., LaPar, D. J., Tracci, M. C., Cherry, K. J., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. & Upchurch, G. R., Feb 1 2017, In : Annals of Vascular Surgery. 39, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Obesity increases risk-adjusted morbidity, mortality, and cost following cardiac surgery

Ghanta, R. K., LaPar, D. J., Zhang, Q., Devarkonda, V., Isbell, J. M., Yarboro, L. T., Kern, J. A., Kron, I. L., Speir, A. M., Fonner, C. E. & Ailawadi, G., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 6, 3, e003831.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
28 Scopus citations

Outcomes of Trainees Performing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Does Resident Experience Matter?

Yount, K. W., Yarboro, L. T., Narahari, A. K., Ghanta, R. K., Tribble, C. G., Kron, I. L., Kern, J. A. & Ailawadi, G., Mar 1 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 103, 3, p. 975-981 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Postoperative Hypoglycemia Is Associated With Worse Outcomes After Cardiac Operations

Johnston, L. E., Kirby, J. L., Downs, E. A., LaPar, D. J., Ghanta, R. K., Ailawadi, G., Kozower, B. D., Kron, I. L., McCall, A. L. & Isbell, J. M., Feb 1 2017, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 103, 2, p. 526-532 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Predicting recurrent mitral regurgitation after mitral valve repair: A difficult endeavor and a necessity

Bouchard, D., Perrault, L. P., Kron, I. L. & Hung, J. W., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 153, 1, p. 145-146 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

Pre-implant left ventricular apex position predicts risk of HeartMate II pump thrombosis

Yarboro, L. T., Mehaffey, J. H., Hawkins, R. B., Kron, I. L., Ailawadi, G., Kern, J. A. & Ghanta, R. K., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 32, 12, p. 837-842 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Repairing the mitral subvalvular apparatus: The new frontier

Charles, E. J. & Kron, I. L., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 153, 2, p. 284-285 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Response by capoulade et al to letter regarding article, "impact of left ventricular to mitral valve ring mismatch on recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation after ring annuloplasty"

Capoulade, R., Bowdish, M., Kron, I. L., Smith, P. & Hung, J., Jan 1 2017, In : Circulation. 135, 12, p. e785-e786

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

Surgeon, not institution, case volume is associated with limb outcomes after lower extremity bypass for critical limb ischemia in the Vascular Quality Initiative

Johnston, L. E., Tracci, M. C., Kern, J. A., Cherry, K. J., Kron, I. L., Upchurch, G. R. & Robinson, W. P., Nov 2017, In : Journal of vascular surgery. 66, 5, p. 1457-1463 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations

Which ischemic mitral valves should be repaired and how? Time will tell

Charles, E. J. & Kron, I. L., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 154, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2016

2015 the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Consensus Guidelines: Ischemic mitral valve regurgitation

Kron, I. L., Acker, M. A., Adams, D. H., Ailawadi, G., Bolling, S. F., Hung, J. W., Lim, D. S., Lapar, D. J., Mack, M. J., O'Gara, P. T., Parides, M. K. & Puskas, J. D., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 151, 4, p. 940-956 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
27 Scopus citations

Attenuation of Pulmonary Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury by Adenosine A2B Receptor Antagonism

Huerter, M. E., Sharma, A. K., Zhao, Y., Charles, E. J., Kron, I. L. & Laubach, V. E., Aug 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 102, 2, p. 385-393 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Scopus citations

Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network: Evidence-based surgery

CTSN Investigators and American Association for Thoracic Surgery Scientific Affairs and Government Relations Committee, Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 151, 1, p. 28-29 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Catheter based valve and aortic surgery

Ailawadi, G. & Kron, I. L., Jan 1 2016, Springer New York. 351 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Donation After Circulatory Death Lungs Transplantable Up to Six Hours After Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion

Charles, E. J., Huerter, M. E., Wagner, C. E., Sharma, A. K., Zhao, Y., Stoler, M. H., Mehaffey, J. H., Isbell, J. M., Lau, C. L., Tribble, C. G., Laubach, V. E. & Kron, I. L., Dec 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 102, 6, p. 1845-1853 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Scopus citations

Ex vivo lung perfusion with adenosine A2A receptor agonist allows prolonged cold preservation of lungs donated after cardiac death Read at the 95th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Seattle, Washington, April 25-29, 2015.

Wagner, C. E., Pope, N. H., Charles, E. J., Huerter, M. E., Sharma, A. K., Salmon, M. D., Carter, B. T., Stoler, M. H., Lau, C. L., Laubach, V. E. & Kron, I. L., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 151, 2, p. 538-546 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Scopus citations

How i Teach Mitral Valve Surgery

Yarboro, L. T. & Kron, I. L., May 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 101, 5, p. 1641-1643 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

How much is enough to warrant prophylactic tricuspid repair?

Mehaffey, J. H. & Kron, I. L., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 151, 3, p. 796-797 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Impact of left ventricular to mitral valve ring mismatch on recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation after ring annuloplasty

Capoulade, R., Zeng, X., Overbey, J. R., Ailawadi, G., Alexander, J. H., Ascheim, D., Bowdish, M., Gelijns, A. C., Grayburn, P., Kron, I. L., Levine, R. A., Mack, M. J., Melnitchouk, S., Michler, R. E., Mullen, J. C., O'Gara, P., Parides, M. K., Smith, P., Voisine, P. & Hung, J., Oct 25 2016, In : Circulation. 134, 17, p. 1247-1256 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
27 Scopus citations

Introducing the how i teach it editorial series

Kron, I. & Yarboro, L., Jan 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 101, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Low Risk TAVR: The Long View

Kron, I. L. & Ailawadi, G., Aug 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 102, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Provides Excellent Outcomes Without Increased Cost: A Multi-Institutional Analysis

Downs, E. A., Johnston, L. E., LaPar, D. J., Ghanta, R. K., Kron, I. L., Speir, A. M., Fonner, C. E., Kern, J. A. & Ailawadi, G., Jul 1 2016, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 102, 1, p. 14-21 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Natural history of coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement

Schubert, S. A., Yarboro, L. T., Madala, S., Ayunipudi, K., Kron, I. L., Kern, J. A., Ailawadi, G., Stukenborg, G. J. & Ghanta, R. K., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 151, 4, p. 1032-1042.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

NOX2 activation of natural killer T cells is blocked by the adenosine A2A receptor to inhibit lung ischemia-reperfusion injury

Sharma, A. K., LaPar, D. J., Stone, M. L., Zhao, Y., Mehta, C. K., Kron, I. L. & Laubach, V. E., May 1 2016, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 193, 9, p. 988-999 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Preface

Ailawadi, G. & Kron, I. L., Jan 1 2016, Catheter Based Valve and Aortic Surgery. Springer New York, p. v-vi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Premature Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Degeneration Associated with Allergy to Galactose-Alpha-1,3-Galactose

Hawkins, R. B., Frischtak, H. L., Kron, I. L. & Ghanta, R. K., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 31, 7, p. 446-448 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
Open Access
9 Scopus citations

Strategies in surgical management

Kron, I., Jan 1 2016, Management of Heart Failure: Volume 2: Surgical, Second Edition. Springer-Verlag London Ltd, p. 23-39 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter