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2018

Can use of an administrative database improve accuracy of hospital-reported readmission rates?

Edgerton, J. R., Herbert, M. A., Hamman, B. L. & Ring, W. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Evaluation of current strategies for surveillance and management of donor-specific antibodies: Single-center study

Sullivan, D., Ahn, C., Gao, A., Lacelle, C., Torres, F., Bollineni, S., Banga, A., Mullins, J., Mohanka, M., Ring, S., Wait, M., Peltz, M., Duddupudi, P., Surapaneni, D. & Kaza, V., Jul 1 2018, In : Clinical Transplantation. 32, 7, e13285.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

Impact of Accurate 30-Day Status on Operative Mortality: Wanted Dead or Alive, Not Unknown

Ring, W. S., Edgerton, J. R., Herbert, M., Prince, S., Knoff, C., Jenkins, K. M., Jessen, M. E. & Hamman, B. L., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2016
14 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations
2015
12 Scopus citations
2014

High-sensitivity cardiac troponin i assay to screen for acute rejection in patients with heart transplant

Patel, P. C., Hill, D. A., Ayers, C. R., Lavingia, B., Kaiser, P., Dyer, A. K., Barnes, A. P., Thibodeau, J. T., Mishkin, J. D., Mammen, P. P., Markham, D. W., Stastny, P., Ring, W. S., de Lemos, J. A. & Drazner, M. H., 2014, In : Circulation: Heart Failure. 7, 3, p. 463-469 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2013

Tolerability of sirolimus: A decade of experience at a single cardiac transplant center

Thibodeau, J. T., Mishkin, J. D., Patel, P. C., Kaiser, P. A., Ayers, C. R., Mammen, P. P. A., Markham, D. W., Ring, W. S., Peltz, M. & Drazner, M. H., Nov 2013, In : Clinical Transplantation. 27, 6, p. 945-952 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2012

Sirolimus use and incidence of venous thromboembolism in cardiac transplant recipients

Thibodeau, J. T., Mishkin, J. D., Patel, P. C., Kaiser, P. A., Ayers, C. R., Mammen, P. P. A., Markham, D. W., Ring, W. S., Peltz, M. & Drazner, M. H., Nov 2012, In : Clinical Transplantation. 26, 6, p. 953-959 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2010

Concentric left ventricular hypertrophy as assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and risk of death in cardiac transplant recipients

Patel, P. C., Reimold, S. C., Araj, F. G., Ayers, C. R., Kaiser, P. A., Peshock, R. M., Yancy, C. W., Ring, W. S., Gupta, S., Mishkin, J. D., Mammen, P. P., Markham, D. W. & Drazner, M. H., Dec 2010, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 29, 12, p. 1369-1379 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2009

Role of immunoglobulin (Ig)-G and IgM antibodies against donor human leukocyte antigens in organ transplant recipients

Stastny, P., Ring, S., Lu, C., Arenas, J., Han, M. & Lavingia, B., Aug 2009, In : Human Immunology. 70, 8, p. 600-604 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Utility of Routine Immunofluorescence Staining for C4d in Cardiac Transplant Recipients

Gupta, S., Mitchell, J. D., Lavingia, B., Ewing, G. E., Feliciano, M. N., Kaiser, P. A., Ring, W. S., Stastny, P., Patel, P. C., Markham, D. W., Mammen, P. P. A., DiMaio, J. M. & Drazner, M. H., Aug 2009, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 28, 8, p. 776-780 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2008

High Incidence of Cytomegalovirus Disease in D+/R- Heart Transplant Recipients Shortly After Completion of 3 Months of Valganciclovir Prophylaxis

Gupta, S., Mitchell, J. D., Markham, D. W., Mammen, P. P. A., Patel, P. C., Kaiser, P., Ring, W. S., DiMaio, J. M. & Drazner, M. H., May 2008, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 27, 5, p. 536-539 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Long-term follow-up of a heart transplant recipient with documented seroconversion to HIV-positive status 1 year after transplant

Gupta, S., Markham, D. W., Mammen, P. P. A., Kaiser, P., Patel, P., Ring, W. S. & Drazner, M. H., Apr 2008, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 8, 4, p. 893-896 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Perfusion Preservation versus Static Preservation for Cardiac Transplantation: Effects on Myocardial Function and Metabolism

Rosenbaum, D. H., Peltz, M., DiMaio, J. M., Meyer, D. M., Wait, M. A., Merritt, M. E., Ring, W. S. & Jessen, M. E., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 27, 1, p. 93-99 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Utility of the Cylex Assay in Cardiac Transplant Recipients

Gupta, S., Mitchell, J. D., Markham, D. W., Mammen, P. P. A., Patel, P. C., Kaiser, P. A., Stastny, P., Ring, W. S., DiMaio, J. M. & Drazner, M. H., Aug 2008, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 27, 8, p. 817-822 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2007

Antibodies against donor human leukocyte antigens and the outcome of cardiac allografts in adults and children

Stastny, P., Lavingia, B., Fixler, D. E., Yancy, C. W. & Ring, W. S., Sep 2007, In : Transplantation. 84, 6, p. 738-745 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2006

Contemporary techniques and safety of cardiovascular procedures in the surgical management of renal cell carcinoma with tumor thrombus

Lubahn, J. G., Sagalowsky, A. I., Rosenbaum, D. H., Dikmen, E., Bhojani, R. A., Paul, M. C., Dolmatch, B. L., Josephs, S. C., Benaim, E. A., Levinson, B. S., Wait, M. A., Ring, W. S. & DiMaio, J. M., Jun 2006, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 131, 6, p. 1289-1295 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Effects of Early Steroid Withdrawal After Heart Transplantation

Rosenbaum, D. H., Adams, B. C., Mitchell, J. D., Jessen, M. E., Paul, M. C., Kaiser, P. A., Pappas, P. A., Meyer, D. M., Wait, M. A., Drazner, M. H., Yancy, C. W., Ring, W. S. & DiMaio, J. M., Aug 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 2, p. 637-644 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Graft-vs-Host Disease as a Complication of Lung Transplantation

Smith, D. M., Agura, E. D., Ausloos, K., Ring, W. S., Domiati-Saad, R. & Klintmalm, G. B., Sep 2006, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 25, 9, p. 1175-1177 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Hyperlipidemia in Children After Heart Transplantation

Singh, T. P., Naftel, D. C., Webber, S., Dupuis, J., Chin, C., Spicer, R., Schowengerdt, K. O., Ring, W. S. & Morrow, W. R., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 25, 10, p. 1199-1205 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Hypothermic circulatory arrest for repair of injuries of the thoracic aorta and great vessels

Peltz, M., Douglass, D. S., Meyer, D. M., Wait, M. A., Dimaio, J. M., Ring, W. S. & Jessen, M. E., Oct 1 2006, In : Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 5, 5, p. 560-565 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2005

Health insurance and cardiac transplantation: A call for reform

King, L. P., Siminoff, L. A., Meyer, D. M., Yancy, C. W., Ring, W. S., Mayo, T. W. & Drazner, M. H., May 3 2005, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 45, 9, p. 1388-1391 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Improved pain management outcomes with continuous infusion of a local anesthetic after thoracotomy

Wheatley, G. H., Rosenbaum, D. H., Paul, M. C., Dine, A. P., Wait, M. A., Meyer, D. M., Jessen, M. E., Ring, W. S. & DiMaio, J. M., Aug 2005, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 130, 2, p. 464-468 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Induction therapy with basiliximab allows delayed initiation of cyclosporine and preserves renal function after cardiac transplantation

Rosenberg, P. B., Vriesendorp, A. E., Drazner, M. H., Dries, D. L., Kaiser, P. A., Hynan, L. S., Dimaio, J. M., Meyer, D., Ring, W. S. & Yancy, C. W., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 24, 9, p. 1327-1331 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Scopus citations

Routine computed tomography screening of the chest in high-risk cardiac transplant recipients may improve survival

Rosenbaum, D. H., Bhojani, R. A., Dikmen, E., Kaiser, P. A., Paul, M. C., Wait, M. A., Meyer, D. M., Jessen, M. E., Yancy, C. W., Rosenblatt, R. L., Torres, F., Perkins, S., Ring, W. S. & DiMaio, J. M., Dec 2005, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 24, 12, p. 2043-2047 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Thoracic organ transplantation in the United States, 1994-2003

Barr, M. L., Bourge, R. C., Orens, J. B., McCurry, K. R., Ring, W. S., Hulbert-Shearon, T. E. & Merion, R. M., Apr 2005, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 5, 4 II, p. 934-949 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2004

Mentoring clinical trials in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery: A new role for the society of thoracic surgeons

Gaissert, H. A., Casale, A. S., Creswell, L. L., Ferguson, T. B., Fullerton, D. A., Kernstine, K. H., McMullan, D. M., Ring, W. S. & Putnam, J. B., May 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 77, 5, p. 1874-1875 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2003

Clinical outcome after coronary artery revascularization and lung transplantation

Patel, V. S., Palmer, S. M., Messier, R. H., Davis, R. D., Sundt, T. & Ring, W. S., Feb 1 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 75, 2, p. 372-377 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Immunogenicity of decellularized cryopreserved allografts in pediatric cardiac surgery: Comparison with standard cryopreserved allografts

Hawkins, J. A., Hillman, N. D., Lambert, L. M., Jones, J., Di Russo, G. B., Profaizer, T., Fuller, T. C., Minich, L. L., Williams, R. V., Shaddy, R. E., Mayer, J. E., Ring, W. S. & Jacobs, M. L., Jul 1 2003, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 126, 1, p. 247-253 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

107 Scopus citations

Lateral Tunnel Versus Extracardiac Conduit Fontan Procedure: A Concurrent Comparison

Kumar, S. P., Rubinstein, C. S., Simsic, J. M., Taylor, A. B., Saul, J. P., Bradley, S. M., Austin, E. H. & Ring, W. S., Nov 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 76, 5, p. 1389-1397 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations

Thirty-year experience with repair of pectus deformities in adults

Mansour, K. A., Thourani, V. H., Odessey, E. A., Durham, M. M., Miller, J. I., Miller, D. L., Jones, D. R., Graeber, G. M. & Steves Ring, W., Aug 1 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 76, 2, p. 391-395 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations
2002

Maximizing use of organs recovered from the cadaver donor: Cardiac recommendations March 28-29, 2001, Crystal City, Va

Zaroff, J. G., Rosengard, B. R., Armstrong, W. F., Babcock, W. D., D'Alessandro, A., Dec, G. W., Edwards, N. M., Higgins, R. S., Jeevanandum, V., Kauffman, M., Kirklin, J. K., Large, S. R., Marelli, D., Peterson, T. S., Ring, W. S., Robbins, R. C., Russell, S. D., Taylor, D. O., Van Bakel, A., Wallwork, J. & 1 others, Young, J. B., Aug 13 2002, In : Circulation. 106, 7, p. 836-841 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

297 Scopus citations

Maximizing use of organs recovered from the cadaver donor: Cardiac recommendations

Zaroff, J. G., Rosengard, B. R., Armstrong, W. F., Babcock, W. D., D'Alessandro, A., Dec, G. W., Edwards, N. M., Higgins, R. S., Jeevanandum, V., Kauffman, M., Kirklin, J. K., Large, S. R., Marelli, D., Peterson, T. S., Ring, W. S., Robbins, R. C., Russell, S. D., Taylor, D. O., Van Bakel, A., Wallwork, J. & 1 others, Young, J. B., Nov 1 2002, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 21, 11, p. 1153-1160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Predictors of pericardial effusion after orthotopic heart transplantation

Quin, J. A., Tauriainen, M. P., Huber, L. M., McIntire, D. D., Kaiser, P. A., Ring, W. S. & Jessen, M. E., Nov 1 2002, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 124, 5, p. 979-983 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2000
83 Scopus citations
1999

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Congenital Heart Surgery Database Report: Analysis of the first harvest (1994-1997)

Mavroudis, C., Gevitz, M., Ring, W. S., McIntosh, C. L. & Schwartz, M., Aug 1999, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 68, 2, p. 601-624 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations
1998

Usefulness of surveillance endomyocardial biopsy after pediatric cardiac transplantation

Braunlin, E. A., Shumway, S. J., Bolman, R. M., McDonald, K. M., Ring, W. S., Olivari, M. T. & Nakhleh, R. E., Jun 1998, In : Clinical Transplantation. 12, 3, p. 184-189 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
1997

Outcome of listing for heart transplantation in infants younger than six months: Predictors of death and interval to transplantation

Morrow, W. R., Naftel, D., Chinnock, R., Canter, C., Boucek, M., Zales, V., McGiffin, D. C., Kirklin, J. K., Frazier, E., Balfour, I., Webber, S., Pahl, E., Ring, W. S., Rotondo, K., Ramaciotto, C., Addonizio, L., Fricker, J., Caldwell, R., Moskowitz, W., Rossi, A. & 8 others, Shaddy, R., Bash, S., Bernstein, D., Gajarski, R., Towbin, J., Alejos, J., Boucek, R. & Dodd, D., 1997, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 16, 12, p. 1255-1266 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations

Predicting outcome after listing for heart transplantation in children: Comparison of kaplan-meier and parametric competing risk analysis

McGiffin, D. C., Naftel, D. C., Kirklin, J. K., Morrow, W. R., Towbin, J., Shaddy, R., Alejos, J., Rossi, A., Frazier, E., Ainley, K., Heilman, K. J., Pacheao, D. K., Sterba, R., Latson, L., Fraser, C., Fitzgerald, R., Platt, L., Appleton, R. S., Kurbat, M., Friedman, B. & 57 others, Fricker, F. J., Fleeger, T., Pahl, E., Stapleton, P., Ring, W. S., Copeland, M., Clark, B., Sands, B., Addonizio, L. J., Douglas, J., Knauf, D., Harker, K., West, L. J., Gildner, J., Caldwell, R. L., Flaspohler, T., Chinnock, R. E., Johnston, J., Robie, S., Mullen, M., Laff, M. A., McGregor, C. G. A., Henke, P., Suddendorf, S., Timmons, M., Moskowitz, W., Flattery, M., Cabalka, A., O'Kane, M., Hoffman, F., Seimers, N., Bruhn, P., Reutzez, T., Courtney, M., Reller, M. D., Starling, R., Holt, C., Bullock, E., Zahka, K. G., Hanisch, D., Canter, C., Bash, S., Stubles, C. E., Faulkner, S., Stanstrom, M. L., Bernstein, D., Gamberg, P., Price, J., Boucek, M. M., Mashburn, C., Luna, M., Crowley, D., Callow, L., Boucek, R., Disano, S., Dodd, D. A. & Burger, J., 1997, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 16, 7, p. 713-722 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

Surgical management of ventricular tachycardia

Shumway, S. J., Johnson, E. M., Svendsen, C. A., Kriett, J. M. & Ring, W. S., Jun 1997, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 63, 6, p. 1589-1591 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
1996

Outcome of cardiac transplantation in children: Survival in a contemporary multi-institutional experience

Shaddy, R. E., Naftel, D. C., Kirklin, J. K., Boyle, G., McGiffin, D. C., Towbin, J. A., Ring, W. S., Pearce, B., Addonizio, L. & Morrow, W. R., Nov 1 1996, In : Circulation. 94, 9 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations

Successful surgical repair of aortic dissection presenting with complete heart block

Jessen, M. E., Horn, V. P. H., Weaver, D. E., Boehrer, J. D. & Ring, W. S., Oct 1996, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 62, 4, p. 1202-1203 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
1995

Echocardiographic diagnosis of discontinuous left pulmonary artery as an isolated lesion

Garcia, J. A., Bengur, R., Scott, W. A., Weinstein, E. & Ring, W. S., 1995, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 8, 1, p. 93-96 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Triple-drug immunosuppression with steroid discontinuation by six months after heart transplantation

Olivari, M. T., Jessen, M. E., Baldwin, B. J., Horn, V. P. H., Yancy, C. W., Ring, W. S. & Rosenblatt, R. L., 1995, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 14, 1 I, p. 127-135 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
1994

Differential reflex control of forearm and calf resistance vessels by chemosensitive cardiac afferent activation

Jacobsen, T. N., Lange, R. A., Olivari, M. T., Yancy, C. W., Horn, V. P. H., Ring, W. S., Baldwin, B. J., Cooley, R. A. & Victor, R. G., 1994, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 76, 3, p. 1123-1129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Discrepancy between pre- and post-transplant diagnosis of end-stage dilated cardiomyopathy

Bortman, G., Sellanes, M., Odell, D. S., Ring, W. S. & Olivari, M. T., Nov 1 1994, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 74, 9, p. 921-924 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Effects of cardioplegic arrest on left ventricular systolic and diastolic function of the intact neonatal heart

Blatchford, J. W., Barragry, T. P., Lillehei, T. J. & Ring, W. S., 1994, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 107, 2, p. 527-535 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Frequency and significance of right bundle branch block after cardiac transplantation

Jessen, M. E., Olivari, M. T., Wait, M. A., Meyer, D. M., Yancey, C. W. & Ring, W. S., May 15 1994, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 73, 13, p. 1009-1011 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Management of the thrombocytopenic cardiac surgical patient - A role for aprotinin?

Whitten, C. W., Allison, P. M., Latson, T. W., Bossard, R. F., Rosenberg, J. A. & Ring, W. S., 1994, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 79, 4, p. 796-800 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations