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Thomas A Schwann MD, MBA

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUMMS - Baystate Regional Campus
DepartmentSurgery at UMMS-Baystate
AddressBaystate Health Regional Campus
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield MA 01199
Phone413-794-3015
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    Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, NY, United StatesBABiochemistry
    University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, United StatesMBA
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, United StatesMD

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    1. Thourani VH, Badhwar V, Shahian DM, O'Brien S, Kitahara H, Vemulapalli S, Brennan JM, Habib RH, Fernandez F, D'Agostino RS, Lobdell K, Rankin JS, Gammie JS, Higgins R, Sabik J, Schwann TA, Jacobs JP. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Research. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 27. PMID: 31145884.
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    2. Schwann TA, Habib RH, Wallace A, Shahian D, Gaudino M, Kurlansky P, Engoren MC, Tranbaugh RF, Schwann AN, Jacobs JP. Bilateral internal thoracic artery versus radial artery multi-arterial bypass grafting: a report from the STS database†. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 01. PMID: 30938410.
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    3. Greenhouse DG, Schwann TA, Engelman DT. Preoperative Anemic Patients Have Poor Outcomes; How Can We Optimize These Patients Prior to Surgery? Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 05. PMID: 30735713.
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    4. Gaudino M, Lorusso R, Rahouma M, Abouarab A, Tam DY, Spadaccio C, Saint-Hilary G, Leonard J, Iannaccone M, D'Ascenzo F, Di Franco A, Soletti G, Kamel MK, Lau C, Girardi LN, Schwann TA, Benedetto U, Taggart DP, Fremes SE. Radial Artery Versus Right Internal Thoracic Artery Versus Saphenous Vein as the Second Conduit for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Network Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcomes. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Jan 22; 8(2):e010839. PMID: 30636525.
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    5. Sousa-Uva M, Gaudino M, Schwann T, Acar C, Nappi F, Benedeto U, Ruel M. Corrigendum to 'Radial artery as a conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting: a state-of-the-art primer' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018; 54:971-976]†. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 27. PMID: 30596985.
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    6. Gaudino M, Fremes S, Schwann TA, Tatoulis J, Wingo M, Tranbaugh RF. Technical Aspects of the Use of the Radial Artery in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. PMID: 30552888.
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    7. Chowdhury MA, Cook JM, Moukarbel GV, Ashtiani S, Schwann TA, Bonnell MR, Cooper CJ, Khouri SJ. Pre-operative right ventricular echocardiographic parameters associated with short-term outcomes and long-term mortality after CABG. Echo Res Pract. 2018 Dec 01; 5(4):155-166. PMID: 30533002.
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    8. Sousa-Uva M, Gaudino M, Schwann T, Acar C, Benedeto U, Ruel M. Radial artery as a conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting: a state-of-the-art primer. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 01; 54(6):971-976. PMID: 30376067.
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    9. Schwann TA, Ramia PS, Engoren MC, Bonnell MR, Goodwin M, Monroe I, Habib RH. Evidence and temporality of the obesity paradox in coronary bypass surgery: an analysis of cause-specific mortality. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Nov 01; 54(5):896-903. PMID: 29868854.
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    10. Schwann TA, Yammine MB, El-Hage-Sleiman AM, Engoren MC, Bonnell MR, Habib RH. The effect of completeness of revascularization during CABG with single versus multiple arterial grafts. J Card Surg. 2018 Oct; 33(10):620-628. PMID: 30216551.
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    11. Tatoulis J, Schwann TA. Long term outcomes of radial artery grafting in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Sep; 7(5):636-643. PMID: 30505748.
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    12. Gaudino M, Angelini GD, Antoniades C, Bakaeen F, Benedetto U, Calafiore AM, Di Franco A, Di Mauro M, Fremes SE, Girardi LN, Glineur D, Grau J, He GW, Patrono C, Puskas JD, Ruel M, Schwann TA, Tam DY, Tatoulis J, Tranbaugh R, Vallely M, Zenati MA, Mack M, Taggart DP. Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: 30 Years of Debate. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Aug 21; 7(16):e009934. PMID: 30369328.
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    13. Schwann TA, Al-Shaar L, Engoren MC, Bonnell MR, Goodwin M, Schwann AN, Habib RH. Effect of new-onset atrial fibrillation on cause-specific late mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Aug 01; 54(2):294-301. PMID: 29481591.
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    14. Schwann TA, El Hage Sleiman AKM, Yammine MB, Tranbaugh RF, Engoren M, Bonnell MR, Habib RH. The Incremental Value of Three or More Arterial Grafts in CABG: The Effect of Native Vessel Disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct; 106(4):1071-1078. PMID: 30244703.
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    15. Gaudino M, Bakaeen F, Benedetto U, Rahouma M, Di Franco A, Tam DY, Iannaccone M, Schwann TA, Habib R, Ruel M, Puskas JD, Sabik J, Girardi LN, Taggart DP, Fremes SE. Use Rate and Outcome in Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting: Insights From a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 17; 7(11). PMID: 29773579.
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    16. Gaudino M, Burzotta F, Bakaeen F, Bertrand O, Crea F, Di Franco A, Fremes S, Kiemeneij F, Louvard Y, Rao SV, Schwann TA, Tatoulis J, Tranbaugh RF, Trani C, Valgimigli M, Vranckx P, Taggart DP. The Radial Artery for Percutaneous Coronary Procedures or Surgery? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Mar 13; 71(10):1167-1175. PMID: 29519357.
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    17. Schwann TA, Ramia PS, Habib JR, Engoren MC, Bonnell MR, Habib RH. Effectiveness of radial artery-based multiarterial coronary artery bypass grafting: Role of body habitus. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul; 156(1):43-51.e2. PMID: 29615332.
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    18. Tranbaugh RF, Schwann TA. Reply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul; 106(1):314-315. PMID: 29501658.
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    19. Schwann TA, Habib RH, Wallace A, Shahian DM, O'Brien S, Jacobs JP, Puskas JD, Kurlansky PA, Engoren MC, Tranbaugh RF, Bonnell MR. Operative Outcomes of Multiple-Arterial Versus Single-Arterial Coronary Bypass Grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr; 105(4):1109-1119. PMID: 29453002.
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    20. Schwann TA, El Hage Sleiman AKM, Yammine MB, Tranbaugh RF, Engoren M, Bonnell MR, Habib RH. Incremental Value of Increasing Number of Arterial Grafts: The Effect of Diabetes Mellitus. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun; 105(6):1737-1744. PMID: 29408243.
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    21. Schwann TA, Gaudino M, Baldawi M, Tranbaugh R, Schwann AN, Habib RH. Optimal management of radial artery grafts in CABG: Patient and target vessel selection and anti-spasm therapy. J Card Surg. 2018 May; 33(5):205-212. PMID: 29370589.
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    22. Gaudino M, Alexander JH, Bakaeen FG, Ballman K, Barili F, Calafiore AM, Davierwala P, Goldman S, Kappetein P, Lorusso R, Mylotte D, Pagano D, Ruel M, Schwann T, Suma H, Taggart DP, Tranbaugh RF, Fremes S. Randomized comparison of the clinical outcome of single versus multiple arterial grafts: the ROMA trial-rationale and study protocol. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 01; 52(6):1031-1040. PMID: 29059371.
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    23. Schwann TA, Tatoulis J, Puskas J, Bonnell M, Taggart D, Kurlansky P, Jacobs JP, Thourani VH, O'Brien S, Wallace A, Engoren MC, Tranbaugh RF, Habib RH. Worldwide Trends in Multi-arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery 2004-2014: A Tale of 2 Continents. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Autumn; 29(3):273-280. PMID: 29195570.
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    24. Schwann TA. The Surgical Treatment of Coronary Artery Occlusive Disease: Modern Treatment Strategies for an Age Old Problem. Surg Clin North Am. 2017 Aug; 97(4):835-865. PMID: 28728719.
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    25. Schwann TA, Habib JR, Bonnell M, Engoren MC, Habib RH. Reply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 07; 104(1):372. PMID: 28633237.
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    26. Tranbaugh RF, Schwann TA, Swistel DG, Dimitrova KR, Al-Shaar L, Hoffman DM, Geller CM, Engoren M, Balaram SK, Puskas JD, Habib RH. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Using the Radial Artery, Right Internal Thoracic Artery, or Saphenous Vein as the Second Conduit. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug; 104(2):553-559. PMID: 28215422.
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    27. Badour SA, Dimitrova KR, Kanei Y, Tranbaugh RF, Hajjar MM, Kabour A, Schwann TA, Alam S, Badr K, Habib RH. First and second generation DESs reduce diabetes adverse effect on mortality and re-intervention in multivessel coronary disease: 9-Year analysis. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2017 Jun; 18(4):265-273. PMID: 28314676.
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    28. Freundlich RE, Maile MD, Hajjar MM, Habib JR, Jewell ES, Schwann T, Habib RH, Engoren M. Years of Life Lost After Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun; 103(6):1893-1899. PMID: 27938887.
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    29. Ruzieh M, Moza A, Siddegowda Bangalore B, Schwann T, Tinkel JL. Effect of Transradial Catheterisation on Patency Rates of Radial Arteries Used as a Conduit for Coronary Bypass. Heart Lung Circ. 2017 Mar; 26(3):296-300. PMID: 27670584.
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    30. Schwann TA, Habib JR, Khalifeh JM, Nauffal V, Bonnell M, Clancy C, Engoren MC, Habib RH. Effects of Blood Transfusion on Cause-Specific Late Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting-Less Is More. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug; 102(2):465-73. PMID: 27344276.
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    31. Schwann TA, Habib RH, Suri RM, Brennan JM, He X, Thourani VH, Engoren M, Ailawadi G, Englum BR, Bonnell MR, Gammie JS. Variation in Warfarin Use at Hospital Discharge After Isolated Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Replacement: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database. Chest. 2016 09; 150(3):597-605. PMID: 27132702.
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    32. Tranbaugh RF, Schwann TA, Habib RH. Reply: CABG Versus PCI: Are All Revascularization Strategies Created Equal? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Mar 29; 67(12):1504-1505. PMID: 27012416.
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    33. Ghazi L, Schwann TA, Engoren MC, Habib RH. Role of blood transfusion product type and amount in deep vein thrombosis after cardiac surgery. Thromb Res. 2015 Dec; 136(6):1204-10. PMID: 26553018.
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    34. Habib RH, Dimitrova KR, Badour SA, Yammine MB, El-Hage-Sleiman AK, Hoffman DM, Geller CM, Schwann TA, Tranbaugh RF. CABG Versus PCI: Greater Benefit in Long-Term Outcomes With Multiple Arterial Bypass Grafting. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Sep 29; 66(13):1417-27. PMID: 26403338.
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    35. Engoren M, Schwann TA, Jewell E, Neill S, Benedict P, Likosky DS, Habib RH. Reply: To PMID 25497075. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep; 100(3):1135-6. PMID: 26354660.
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    36. Schwann TA, Habib RH, Tranbaugh RF. Everolimus-Eluting Stents or Bypass Surgery for Coronary Disease. N Engl J Med. 2015 08 06; 373(6):580-1. PMID: 26244323.
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    37. Habib RH, Badour SA, Schwann TA. Total arterial revascularization of triple vessel coronary disease based on combined internal thoracic and radial artery grafts. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Aug; 150(2):434. PMID: 26204874.
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    38. Schwann TA, Al-Shaar L, Tranbaugh RF, Dimitrova KR, Hoffman DM, Geller CM, Engoren MC, Bonnell MR, Habib RH. Multi Versus Single Arterial Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery Across the Ejection Fraction Spectrum. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep; 100(3):810-7; discussion 817-8. PMID: 26116479.
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    39. Schwann TA, Tranbaugh RF, Habib RH. The case for multiple arterial coronary artery bypass graft: No longer a leap of faith. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 May; 149(5):1461-3. PMID: 25983255.
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    40. Schwann TA, Hashim SW, Badour S, Obeid M, Engoren M, Tranbaugh RF, Bonnell MR, Habib RH. Equipoise between radial artery and right internal thoracic artery as the second arterial conduit in left internal thoracic artery-based coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a multi-institutional study†. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Jan; 49(1):188-95. PMID: 25762396.
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    41. Nauffal V, Schwann TA, Yammine MB, El-Hage-Sleiman AK, El Zein MH, Kabour A, Engoren MC, Habib RH. Impact of prior intracoronary stenting on late outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery in diabetics with triple-vessel disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 May; 149(5):1302-9. PMID: 25772280.
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    42. Engoren M, Habib RH, Arslanian-Engoren C, Kheterpal S, Schwann TA. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb; 43(2):e50. PMID: 25599495.
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    43. Engoren M, Schwann TA, Jewell E, Neill S, Benedict P, Likosky DS, Habib RH. Is transfusion associated with graft occlusion after cardiac operations? Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):502-8. PMID: 25497075.
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    44. Abbi KK, Hameed MK, Jiang Y, De Las Casas LE, Schwann TA. Pulmonary collision tumor consisting of adenocarcinoma and typical carcinoid--a case report and review of literature. Am J Ther. 2014 Nov-Dec; 21(6):e234-8. PMID: 23689091.
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    45. Engoren M, Habib RH, Arslanian-Engoren C, Kheterpal S, Schwann TA. The effect of acute kidney injury and discharge creatinine level on mortality following cardiac surgery*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Sep; 42(9):2069-74. PMID: 24810529.
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    46. Engoren M, Schwann TA, Habib RH, Neill S, Vance J, Likosky DS. Reply: To PMID 24206967. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug; 98(2):782-3. PMID: 25087815.
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    47. Al-Shaar L, Schwann TA, Kabour A, Habib RH. Increased late mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery complicated by isolated new-onset atrial fibrillation: a comprehensive propensity-matched analysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Nov; 148(5):1860-1868.e2. PMID: 24928262.
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    48. Schwann TA, Habib RH. Not convinced that right internal thoracic artery is superior to radial artery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 May; 147(5):1724-6. PMID: 24793611.
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    49. Engoren M, Schwann TA, Habib RH. Hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, and glycemic complexity are associated with worse outcomes after surgery. J Crit Care. 2014 Aug; 29(4):611-7. PMID: 24768531.
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    50. Schwann TA, Habib RH. Re: The effect of patient sex on survival in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass surgery receiving a radial artery. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 47(2):331-2. PMID: 24648429.
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    51. Engoren M, Schwann TA, Habib RH. Response to: Elevated hemoglobin A1c is associated with readmission but not complications. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2014 Sep; 22(7):886. PMID: 24585317.
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    52. Schwann TA, Tranbaugh RF, Dimitrova KR, Engoren MC, Kabour A, Hoffman DM, Geller CM, Ko W, Habib RH. Time-varying survival benefit of radial artery versus vein grafting: a multiinstitutional analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr; 97(4):1328-34; discussion 1334. PMID: 24360093.
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    53. Engoren M, Schwann TA, Habib RH. Elevated hemoglobin A1c is associated with readmission but not complications. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2014 Sep; 22(7):800-6. PMID: 24887924.
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    54. Engoren M, Schwann TA, Habib RH, Neill SN, Vance JL, Likosky DS. The independent effects of anemia and transfusion on mortality after coronary artery bypass. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Feb; 97(2):514-20. PMID: 24206967.
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    55. Habib RH, Schwann TA. Reply: To PMID 22771490. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep; 96(3):1122-3. PMID: 23992720.
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    56. Habib RH, Schwann TA. Letter by Habib and Schwann regarding article, "Bilateral internal mammary artery grafting enhances survival in diabetic patients: a 30-year follow-up of propensity score-matched cohorts". Circulation. 2013 Jul 30; 128(5):e72. PMID: 23897854.
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    57. Habib RH, Abou-Arraj NE, Schwann TA. Radial artery as a second arterial graft in the elderly and both sexes. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jul; 2(4):453-7. PMID: 23977622; PMCID: PMC3741884.
    58. Engoren M, Habib RH, Dooner JJ, Schwann TA. Use of genetic programming, logistic regression, and artificial neural nets to predict readmission after coronary artery bypass surgery. J Clin Monit Comput. 2013 Aug; 27(4):455-64. PMID: 23504197.
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    59. Schwann TA, Al-Shaar L, Engoren M, Habib RH. Late effects of radial artery vs saphenous vein grafting for multivessel coronary bypass surgery in diabetics: a propensity-matched analysis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Oct; 44(4):701-10. PMID: 23428573.
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    60. Engoren M, Schwann TA, Arslanian-Engoren C, Maile M, Habib RH. U-shape association between hemoglobin A1c and late mortality in patients with heart failure after cardiac surgery. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Apr 15; 111(8):1209-13. PMID: 23391105.
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    61. Schwann TA, Engoren M, Bonnell M, Clancy C, Khouri S, Kabour A, Jamil T, Habib RH. Mitral valve repair and bioprosthetic replacement without postoperative anticoagulation does not increase the risk of stroke or mortality. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jul; 44(1):24-31. PMID: 23293318.
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    62. Habib RH, Schwann TA, Engoren M. Late effects of radial artery versus saphenous vein grafting in patients aged 70 years or older. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Nov; 94(5):1478-84. PMID: 22771490.
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    63. Schwann TA, Engoren M, Bonnell M, Clancy C, Habib RH. Comparison of late coronary artery bypass graft survival effects of radial artery versus saphenous vein grafting in male and female patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Nov; 94(5):1485-91. PMID: 22771486.
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    64. Sheikh M, Hasan S, Kanjwal Y, Schwann T, Grubb BP. Syncope as an initial manifestation of atypical lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum. J Card Surg. 2012 Jul; 27(4):454-7. PMID: 22616976.
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    65. Habib RH, Schwann TA. Effects of blood conservation on perioperative CABG outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov; 92(5):1932; author reply 1932-3. PMID: 22051303.
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    66. Engoren M, Hadaway J, Schwann TA, Habib RH. Ketorolac improves graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting: a propensity-matched analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Aug; 92(2):603-9. PMID: 21801915.
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    67. Schwann TA. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun; 91(6):1858-9. PMID: 21619983.
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    68. Schwann TA, Omer S, Habib RH. Left ventricular rupture during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr; 91(4):1261-3. PMID: 21440156.
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    69. Schwann TA, Kistler L, Engoren MC, Habib RH. Incidence and predictors of postoperative deep vein thrombosis in cardiac surgery in the era of aggressive thromboprophylaxis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep; 90(3):760-6; discussion 766-8. PMID: 20732491.
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    70. Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah AS, Engoren M, Habib RH. Late outcomes after radial artery versus saphenous vein grafting during reoperative coronary artery bypass surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Jun; 139(6):1511-1518.e4. PMID: 19818456.
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    71. Engoren M, Zacharias A, Habib RH, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A. The effect of diabetic medications on creatine kinase-myocardial band levels in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009 Nov; 9(5):793-6. PMID: 19661119.
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    72. Engoren M, Habib RH, Hadaway J, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A. The effect on long-term survival of erythrocyte transfusion given for cardiac valve operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul; 88(1):95-100, 100.e1-3. PMID: 19559202.
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    73. Schwann TA, Zacharias A, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah AS, Habib RH. Sequential radial artery grafts for multivessel coronary artery bypass graft surgery: 10-year survival and angiography results. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul; 88(1):31-9. PMID: 19559184.
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    74. Hassan AM, Cooley RS, Papadimos TJ, Fath JJ, Schwann TA, Elsamaloty H. Pulmonary bullet embolism - a safe treatment strategy of a potentially fatal injury: a case report. Patient Saf Surg. 2009 Jun 19; 3(1):12. PMID: 19545380; PMCID: PMC2706800.
    75. Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah AS, Habib RH. Late results of conventional versus all-arterial revascularization based on internal thoracic and radial artery grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jan; 87(1):19-26.e2. PMID: 19101262.
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    76. Engoren M, Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A. The prevalence of elevated hemoglobin A1c in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 Nov 24; 3:63. PMID: 19025628; PMCID: PMC2613378.
    77. Schwann TA, Zacharias A, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah AS, Habib RH. Does radial use as a second arterial conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting improve long-term outcomes in diabetics? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 May; 33(5):914-23. PMID: 18356070.
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    78. Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA. Minimally invasive closed circuit versus standard cardiopulmonary bypass: is it renoprotective? Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Oct; 84(4):1426-7. PMID: 17889031.
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    79. Schwann TA, Zacharias A, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah AS, Habib RH. Survival and graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting with coronary endarterectomy: role of arterial versus vein conduits. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jul; 84(1):25-31. PMID: 17588376.
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    80. Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA. Long-term mortality associated with aprotinin following coronary artery bypass graft surgery. JAMA. 2007 Jun 13; 297(22):2476-7; author reply 2477. PMID: 17565077.
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    81. Engoren MC, Habib RH, Zacharias A, Dooner J, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A. Postoperative analgesia with ketorolac is associated with decreased mortality after isolated coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients already receiving aspirin: a propensity-matched study. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2007 Dec; 21(6):820-6. PMID: 18068059.
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    82. Habib RH, Schwann TA, Zacharias A, Riordan CJ. Toward an accurate assessment of the adverse effects of packed red blood cell transfusions in cardiac surgery. Crit Care Med. 2006 Dec; 34(12):3067-8; author reply 3068-9. PMID: 17130723.
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    83. Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah AS. Postoperative renal dysfunction after on-pump versus off-pump coronary revascularization: role of on-pump hemodilution and transfusions. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Apr; 81(4):1548-9; author reply 1549-50. PMID: 16564325.
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    84. Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah AS, Habib RH. Obesity and risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery. Circulation. 2005 Nov 22; 112(21):3247-55. PMID: 16286585.
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    85. Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A, Habib RH. Operative and late coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes in matched African-American versus Caucasian patients: evidence of a late survival-Medicaid association. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Oct 18; 46(8):1526-35. PMID: 16226179.
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    86. Zacharias A, Habib RH, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ. Arterial versus vein graft patency in coronary artery bypass grafting patients with ischemia-directed repeat angiography. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 Sep; 28(3):510-1; author reply 511-2. PMID: 16111615.
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    87. Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ. The independent effects of cardiopulmonary bypass hemodilutional anemia and transfusions on CABG outcomes. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 Sep; 28(3):512-3; author reply 513-4. PMID: 16054382.
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    88. Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Engoren M, Durham SJ, Shah A. Role of hemodilutional anemia and transfusion during cardiopulmonary bypass in renal injury after coronary revascularization: implications on operative outcome. Crit Care Med. 2005 Aug; 33(8):1749-56. PMID: 16096452.
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    89. Zacharias A, Habib RH, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A. Radial artery conduits in coronary artery bypass grafting: current perspective. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Jul; 130(1):232-3; author reply 233. PMID: 15999077.
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    90. Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A. Effects of obesity and small body size on operative and long-term outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery: a propensity-matched analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Jun; 79(6):1976-86. PMID: 15919295.
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    96. Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A. Sex differences in mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. JAMA. 2004 Jul 07; 292(1):40-1; author reply 41. PMID: 15238585.
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    97. Zacharias A, Habib RH, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A. Improved survival with radial artery versus vein conduits in coronary bypass surgery with left internal thoracic artery to left anterior descending artery grafting. Circulation. 2004 Mar 30; 109(12):1489-96. PMID: 15023868.
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    98. Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah A. Adverse effects of low hematocrit during cardiopulmonary bypass in the adult: should current practice be changed? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Jun; 125(6):1438-50. PMID: 12830066.
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    99. Engoren MC, Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ. Effect of blood transfusion on long-term survival after cardiac operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Oct; 74(4):1180-6. PMID: 12400765.
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    100. Schwann TA, Zacharias A, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Engoren M, Habib RH. Safe, highly selective use of pulmonary artery catheters in coronary artery bypass grafting: an objective patient selection method. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 May; 73(5):1394-401; discussion 1401-2. PMID: 12022523.
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    101. Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Clark PM, Martinez B, Durham SJ, Engoren M, Habib RH. Operative and 5-year outcomes of combined carotid and coronary revascularization: review of a large contemporary experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Feb; 73(2):491-7; discussion 497-8. PMID: 11845864.
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    102. Schwann TA, Habib RH, Zacharias A, Parenteau GL, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Engoren M. Effects of body size on operative, intermediate, and long-term outcomes after coronary artery bypass operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Feb; 71(2):521-30; discussion 530-1. PMID: 11235700.
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    103. Riordan CJ, Engoren M, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Parenteau GL, Durham SJ, Habib RH. Resource utilization in coronary artery bypass operation: does surgical risk predict cost? Ann Thorac Surg. 2000 Apr; 69(4):1092-7. PMID: 10800799.
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    104. Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Parenteau GL, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Engoren M, Fenn-Buderer N, Habib RH. Predictors of gastrointestinal complications in cardiac surgery. Tex Heart Inst J. 2000; 27(2):93-9. PMID: 10928493; PMCID: PMC101040.
    105. Braxton JH, Higgins RS, Schwann TA, Sanchez JA, Dewar ML, Kopf GS, Hammond GL, Letsou GV, Elefteriades JA. Reoperative mitral valve surgery via right thoracotomy: decreased blood loss and improved hemodynamics. J Heart Valve Dis. 1996 Mar; 5(2):169-73. PMID: 8665010.
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    106. Braxton JH, Letsou GV, Schwann TA, Liu WX, Al-Abdulla N, Cole G, El-Gamel A, Baldwin JC. Effect of supercooling solutions on electromechanical activity. Transplant Proc. 1994 Aug; 26(4):2428-30. PMID: 8066797.
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    107. Schwann TA, Lobdell KW, Braxton J, Condos S, Baldwin JC, Kopf GS. 5'-Nucleotidase inhibition enhances postischemic myocardial performance. J Surg Res. 1994 Apr; 56(4):356-60. PMID: 8152230.
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    108. Nichols AB, Buczek JA, Schwann TA, Esser PD, Blood DK. Effect of isolated proximal coronary stenotic lesions on distal myocardial perfusion during exercise. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1988 Jul; 12(1):106-13. PMID: 3379196.
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