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  • Racial Differences in Survival among Hemodialysis Patients after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting 

    Efird, Jimmy T.; O'Neal, Wesley T.; Bolin, Paul; Davies, Stephen W.; O'Neal, Jason B.; Anderson, Curtis A.; Ferguson, T. Bruce; Chitwood, W. Randolph; Kypson, Alan P. (2013-09)
    The aim of this study was to examine racial differences in long-term survival among hemodialysis patients after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). To our knowledge this has not been previously addressed in the literature. ...
  • Risk-Adjusted Survival after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Implications for Quality Improvement 

    Efird, Jimmy T.; O'Neal, Wesley T.; Davies, Stephen W.; O'Neal, Jason B.; Kindell, Linda C.; Anderson, Curtis A.; Chitwood, W. Randolph; Ferguson, T. Bruce; Kypson, Alan P. (2014-07)
    Mortality represents an important outcome measure following coronary artery bypass grafting. Shorter survival times may reflect poor surgical quality and an increased number of costly postoperative complications. Quality ...
  • Robotics in Cardiac Surgery: Past, Present, and Future 

    Bolotin, Gil; Nir, Rony-Reuven (2013-07)
    Robotic cardiac operations evolved from minimally invasive operations and offer similar theoretical benefits, including less pain, shorter length of stay, improved cosmesis, and quicker return to preoperative level of ...
  • Role of Barium Swallow in Diagnosing Clinically Significant Anastomotic Leak following Esophagectomy 

    Roh, Simon; Iannettoni, Mark D.; Keech, John C.; Bashir, Mohammad; Gruber, Peter J.; Parekh, Kalpaj R. (2016-04)
    Background Barium swallow is performed following esophagectomy to evaluate the anastomosis for detection of leaks and to assess the emptying of the gastric conduit. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability ...