Annemarie Thompson

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OBJECTIVES This study sought to report our experience with a routine completion angiogram after coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) and simultaneous (1-stop) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) at the time of CABG performed in the hybrid catheterization laboratory/operating room. BACKGROUND The value of a routine completion angiogram after CABG and(More)
Cite this article as: Prakash A. Patel, Abraham M. Ackermann, John G.T. Augoustides, Joerg Ender, Jacob T. Gutsche, Jay Giri, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Nimesh D. Desai, Megan Kostibas, Mary Beth Brady, Eun J. Eoh, Jeffrey G. Gaca, Annemarie Thompson and Michael G. Fitzsimons, Anesthetic Evolution In Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Expert(More)
Health care delivery in the United States continues to balance on the tight rope that connects its transition from volume to value. Value in economic terms can be defined as the amount something exceeds its commodity price and is determined by extraordinary reputation, quality, and/or service, whereas its destruction can be a consequence of poor management,(More)
Changes in heart transplantation (HT) donor and recipient demographics may influence the incidence of primary graft dysfunction (PGD). We conducted a retrospective study to evaluate PGD incidence, trends, and associated risk factors by analyzing consecutive adult patients who underwent HT between January 2009 and December 2014 at our institution. Patients(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY The study aim was to determine the safety and benefits of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery without aortic cross-clamping for mitral valve surgery after previous cardiac surgery. METHODS Between January 2006 and August 2008, a total of 90 consecutive patients (38 females, 52 males; mean age 66 +/- 9 years) underwent(More)