George L. Hicks, M.D.

George L. Hicks, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-5384
Fax: (585) 244-7171

Journal Articles

Showing all 95 journal articles available.

2014
Macfie, Rebekah C.L., BA; Webel, Aaron D., BA; Nesbitt, Jonathan C., MD; Fann, James I., MD; Hicks, George L., MD; Feins, Richard H., MD. ""Boot Camp" Simulator Training in Open Hilar Dissection in Early Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency". Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2014; 97: 161-166.
2013
Fann, James I.; Sullivan, Maura Ph.D; Skeff, Kelley M.; Stratos, Georgette, Ph.D; Walker, Jennifer D.; Grossi, Eugene A.; Verrier, Edward D.; Hicks, George L. Jr.; Feins, Richard H. "Teaching Behaviors in the Cardiac Surgery Simulation Environment". Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2013; 145(1): 45 - 53.
2013
Ward, S.; Smith, D; Andri, A; Hicks, G; Shemin, R; Calhoon, J; Reed, C; Verrier, E; Fullerton, D; Lee, R. "A Comparison of Integrated Six Year Curricula to Traditional Programs: More Thoracic, Similar Cardiac". Ann. Thoracic Surg.. 2013; 95: 2051 - 2056.
2013
Ward, Sarah, BS; Smith, Danielle, MD; Andrei, Adin-Cristian, PhD; Hicks, George, MD; Shemin, Richard, MD; Calhoon, John, MD; Reed, Carolyn, MD; Verrier, Edward, D, MD; Fullerton, David, MD; Lee, Richard, MD, MBA. "Comparison of Cardiothoracic Training Curricula: Integrated Six-Year Versus Traditional Programs". Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2013; 95: 2051 - 2056.
2013
Lee; Enter; Lou; Feins; Hicks; Gasparri; Takayama; Young; Calhoon; Crawford; Mokakiam; Fann. "The Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education Coronary Artery Assessment Tool Has High Interrater Reliability". Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2013; 95: 2064-2070.
2013
Tchantchaleishvili, Vakhtang; Barrus, Bryan; Knight, Peter A.; Jones, Carolyn E.; Watson, Thomas J.; Hicks, George L. "Six-Year Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Applicants: Characteristics, Expectations and Concerns". J. Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2013; 146(4).
2012
Fann, JI; Feins, RH; Hicks, GL Jr.; Nesbitt, JC; Hammon, JW; Crawford, FA Jr and members of the Senior Tour in Cardiothoracic Surgery. "Evaluation of Simulation Training in Cardiothoracic Surgery: The Senior Tour Perspective". Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2012; 143(2): 264-272.
2012
Hicks, G. "Approaching a Paradyne Shift: Endoscopic Ablation of Lone Atrial Fibrillation on the Beating Heart - Time for a Regular Trial for an Irregular Rhythm". The Annals of Thoracic Surgery (Article in Press July 2012). 2012; .
2012
Lee, R; Enter, D; Xiaoying, L; Feins, R; Hicks, G; Gasparri, M; Takayama, H; Young, J; Calhoon, J; Crawford, F; Mokadam, N; Fann, J. "Multi-Center, Coronary Artery Anatomosis ASsessment: The Joint Council for Thoracic Surgery Education Tool is Reliable Among Raters". Annals of Thoracic Surgery (Submitted August 2012). 2012; .
2012
Swartz, M; Fink, G; Sarwar, M; Hicks, G; Yu, Y; Hu, R; Lutz, C; Taffet, S; Jalife, J. "Elevated Pre-Operative Serum Peptides for Collagen I and III Synthesis Result in Post-Surgical Atrial Fibrillation". J. Amer Col Cardiology. 2012; 60: 1799-1806.
2011
Hicks, GL Jr.; Gangemi, J; Angona, RE Jr.; Ramphal, PS; Feins, RH; Fann, JI. "Cardiopulmonary Bypass Simulation at the Boot Camp". Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (Journal Article. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't). 2011; 14(1): 284-292.
2010
Schiralli, MP; Hicks, GL; Angona RE; Gangemi, JJ. "An Inexpensive Cardiac Bypass Cannulation Simulator: Facing Challenges of Modern Training." Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2010; 89(6): 2056-2057.
2009
Fann, James I, MD; Calhoon, John H,MD; Carpenter, Andrea J, PHD; Merrill, Walter H, MD; Brown, John W, MD; Poston, Robert S, MD; Kalani, Maziyar, BS; Murray, Gordon F, MD; Hicks, George L. Jr., MD; Feins, Richard H., MD. "Simulation in Coronary Artery Anastomosis Early in Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Training: The Boot Camp Experience;". J Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surg. 2009; .
2008
Hicks, GL, Brown JW, Calhoon JH, Merrill WH. "You never know unless you try." Ann Thorac Surg. 2008; 86: 1063-4.
2007
Hicks, George L.; Massey, H. Todd. "Update on Indications for Surgery in Aortic Insufficiency." Curr Opin Cardiol. 2007; 2(10): 172-178.
2007
Rogers, Mary AM; Blumberg, Neil; Heal, Joanna M; Hicks, George L. "Increased Risk of infection and mortality in Women after Cardiac Surgery Related to Allogenic Blood Transfusion." J of Women's Health. 2007; 16(10): 1413-1421.
2002 Mar
Hicks GL, Massey HT. "Update on indications for surgery in aortic insufficiency." Current opinion in cardiology. 2002 Mar; 17(2):172-8.
2002
Blumberg, Neil; Heal, Joanna M; Cowles, Judith W; Hicks, George L; Risher, William H; Samuel, Prem K; Kirkly, Scott A. "Leukoreduced transfusions in cardiac surgery: Results of an implementation trial". Am J Clinical Pathology. 2002; 118(3): 376-81. Link
2002
Hicks, George L. "Symposium for Dr. James DeWeese". Cardiovascular Surgery. 2002; 10(1): 17-18. Link
2001 Jun
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Hicks GL, Risher WH. "Association of ABO-mismatched platelet transfusions with morbidity and mortality in cardiac surgery." Transfusion.. 2001 Jun; 41(6):790-3.
2001
Adsumelli, Rishimani; Shapiro, Janine; Shah, Pratima; Martella, Arthur; Afifi, Alla; Risher, William; Hicks, George L. "Hemodynamic effects of chest closure in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery". J Cardthoracic Vascular Anesthesia. 2001; 15(5): 589-592. Link
1999
Samuel P; Zhang, Chang; Yoshizumi, M; Snider, J; Risher, W; Berk, B; Hicks, G; Wang, T. "Aprotinin pretreatment improved hypothermic cardiac preservation involving bradykinin rescptors and protein kinase C". Surg Forum. 1999; 50: 103-105. Link
1998
Meltzer, RS; Adsumelli, R; Risher, WH; Hicks, GL; Stern, DH; Shah, PM; Wojtczak, JA; Lustik, SJ; Gayeski, TE; Shapiro, JR; Carstensen, EL. "Lack of lung hemorrhage in humans after intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography, with ultrasound exposure conditions similar to those causing lung hemorrhage in laboratory animals". J American Society of Echocardiography. 1998; 11(1): 57-66. Link
1998
Hicks, George L. "Whats new in cardiac surgery". J American College of Surgeons. 1998; 186(2). Link
1998
Hicks, George L. "Cardiac surgery and the acute care nurse practitioner--The perfect link. Editorial". J Acute & Critical Care. 1998; 27(5): 283-284. Link
1998
Wang, T; Zhang C; Khagi K; Hicks, GL; Risher, WH. "Oxygenated immersion solution enhances long-term cardiac preservation". J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1998; . Link
1996 Jul
Yang X, Zhu Q, Fong J, Gu X, Hicks GL, Bishop SP, Wang T. "Enalaprilat, an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, enhances functional preservation during long-term cardiac preservation. Possible involvement of bradykinin and PKC." Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology.. 1996 Jul; 28(7):1445-52.
1996 Feb 15
Zhu Q, Yang X, Hicks GL, Wang T. "Twenty-four-hour intermittent perfusion storage of the isolated rat heart. II. Perfusion pressure and functional preservation." The Journal of surgical research. 1996 Feb 15; 61(1):159-64.
1996
Serletti, JM; Feins, RH; Carras, AJ; Losee, JE; Johnstone, DW; Herrera, HR; Hicks, GL. "Obliteration of empyema tract with deepithelialized unipedicle transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap". J Th CV Surg. 1996; 112(3): 631-636. Link
1996
Adsumelli RSN; Shapiro JR; Shah, PM; Martella, AT; Afifi, AY; Risher, WR; Hicks, GH. "Hemodynamic effects of chest closure in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery". Anesthesiology. 1996; 85(3A). Link
1994 Jan
Zhu Q, Yang X, Claydon MA, Hicks GL, Wang T. "Adenosine deaminase inhibitor in cardioplegia enhanced function preservation of the hypothermically stored rat heart." Transplantation.. 1994 Jan; 57(1):35-40.
1994
Harpaz, David; Shah, Pratima; Hicks, George; Meltzer, Richard. "Transesophageal echocardiographic recognition of an unusual complication of aortic valve endocarditis". J of Am Society of Echocardiography. 1994; 7(1): 72-78. Link
1994
Hicks, George L. "Thoracic surgery of acquired heart disease". Thoracic Surgery Directors Association Core Curriculum. 1994; Unit VII. Link
1994
Zhu, Qingyan; Yang, Xiaoping; Claydon, Melinda; Hicks, George L. Jr.; Wang, Tingchung. "Twenty-four hour intermittent perfusion storage of the isolated rat heart. The effect of perfusion intervals on functional preservation". J Hrt Lung Transplantation. 1994; 13(5): 882-909. Link
1994
Watanabe, Brian I; Hicks, George L; Wang, Tingchung. "Deferoxamine given at reperfusion improves function of the cold-stored rat heart". J Surg Research. 1994; 57(1): 164-169. Link
1993 Aug
Yang X, Zhu Q, Layne JR, Claydon M, Hicks GL, Wang T. "Subzero nonfreezing storage of the mammalian cardiac explant. I. Methanol, ethanol, ethylene glycol, and propylene glycol as colligative cryoprotectants." Cryobiology.. 1993 Aug; 30(4):366-75.
1993
King, KB; Clark, PC; Hicks, GL, Jr. "Comparison of women and men undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting". Cardiology Board Review (Invited). 1993; . Link
1993
King, KB; Clark, PC; Hicks, GL, Jr. "Coronary artery bypass grafting in women compared to men". Perfusion Review (Invited). 1993; . Link
1993
Yang, Xiaoping; Zhu, Qingyan, Claydon, Melinda; Hicks, George L; Wang, Tingchung. "Enhanced functional preservation of cold-stored rat heart by a nucleoside transport inhibitor". Transplantation. 1993; 58: 28-34. Link
1993
Harpaz, David; Shah, Partina; Bezante, Gianpaolo; Moonseong, Heo; Stewart, Scott; Hicks, George L; Hall, W. Jackson; Meltzer, Richard S. "Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiographic sizing of the aortic annulus to determine prosthesis size". Am J of Cardiology. 1993; 72(18): 1411-1417. Link
1992 Aug
Wang T, Banker MC, Claydon M, Hicks GL, Layne JR. "Freezing preservation of the mammalian cardiac explant. V. Cryoprotection by ethanol." Cryobiology.. 1992 Aug; 29(4):470-7.
1992 Feb
Banker MC, Layne JR, Hicks GL, Wang TC. "Freezing preservation of the mammalian cardiac explant. II. Comparing the protective effect of glycerol and polyethylene glycol." Cryobiology.. 1992 Feb; 29(1):87-94.
1992 Jan 15
King KB, Clark PC, Hicks GL. "Patterns of referral and recovery in women and men undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting." The American journal of cardiology.. 1992 Jan 15; 69(3):179-82.
1992
Murphy, Paul; Connery, Cliff; Hicks, George; Blumberg, Neil. "Homologous blood transfusion as a risk factor for postoperative infection after coronary artery bypass graft surgery". J Thorac Surg. 1992; 104: 4. Link
1992
Banker, MC; Layen, JR; Hicks, GL; Wang, T. "Freezing preservation of the mammalian cardiac explant III. Tissue dehydration and cryoprotection by polyethylene glycol". J Heart & Lung Transpl. 1992; 11(4): 619-623. Link
1992
King, Kathleen B; Clark, Patricia C; Hicks, George L. "Bypass surgery outcome for women". Cardiology board review. 1992; 9: 9. Link
1992
King, Kathleen B; Clark, Patricia C; Norsen, Lisa H; Hicks, George L. "Coronary artery bypass graft surgery in older women and men". American Journal of Critical Care. 1992; 1: 2. Link
1992
Hicks, George L. Jr. "Coronary artery operation in radiation-associated atherosclerosis: Long-term follow-up". Ann of Thorac Surg. 1992; 53: 670-674. Link
1992
Zhu, Q; Layne, JR; Claydon, M; Hicks, GL; Wang, T. "Freezing preservation of the mammalian cardiac explant. VI. Effect of thawing rate on functional recovery." Crybiology. 1992; 29(4): 478-484. Link
1992
Banker, MC; Hicks, GL; Wang T. "Multi-dose cardioplegia as a strategy for twenty-four hour functional and metabolic preservation of the cardiac explant". Surg Forum. 1992; 43: 246-248. Link
1992
Hicks, George L. "Retrograde coronary sinus cardioplegia using the magic bubble: Simplified steps to avoid problems." Ann Thoracic Surg. Letter to the Editor. 1992; 53: 940-5. Link
1991 Jun
Boustany CW, Murphy GW, Hicks GL. "Mitral valve replacement in idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 1991 Jun; 51(6):1007-9.
1991 May
Mathews, Stephen J; Hicks, George L; Nahai, Foad; Seyfer, Allen E. "Correction of the infections of the mediastinum after cardiac surgery". Contemporary Surgery. 1991; : 61-75. Link
1991
Banker, Michael; Hicks, George L; Tibi, Pierre; Pearce, Frederick j. "Metabolic and functional cardiac impairment after reperfusion with persantine". J Surg Research. 1991; 51(2): 154-157. Link
1991
Wang, T; Batty, PR; Hicks, G; DeWeese, JA. "Long-term hypothermic storage of the cardiac explant--comparison of four solutions". J Cardiovasc Surg. 1991; 32: 21-25. Link
1991
Wang, T; Connery, CP; Batty, PR; Hicks, GL; DeWeese, JA; Layne, J. "Freezing-preservation and adult mammalian heart at high subzero temperatures". Cryobiol. 1991; 28(2): 171-176. Link
1991
Delgaudio, Walter; Shapiro, Janine R; Hicks, George L; Garneau, Diana E. "Preoperative subarchnoid injection of morphine for pain relief in patients underoing open heart surgery: A report of 15 patients". J of University of Rochester Medical Center. 1991; 3(1): 8-10. Link
1991
Banker, Michael; Hicks, George L; Wang, Tingchung. "Evidence that stimulation of adenosine A1 receptors enhances preservation of the cardiac explant during long-term hypothermic storage". Surgical Forum. 1991; XLII: 299-301. Link
1991
Banker, M; Layne, JR; Hicks, GL; Wang, T. "Freezing preservation of the mammalian cardiac explant IV. Functional recorvery after 8-hour freezing". Curr Surg. 1991; 48: 428-430. Link
1990 Jun
Batty PR, Hicks GL, DeWeese JA, Wang TC. "Optimal osmolality for cold storage of the cardiac explant." The Journal of surgical research. 1990 Jun; 48(6):601-5.
1990
Connery, Cliff P; Hicks, Geroge L; Wang, Tingchung. "Positive correlation of functional recovery and tissue ATP levels in the hypothermically stored cardiac explant". American College of Surgeons, Surgical Forum. 1990; XLI: 282-284. Link
1989
Batty PR, Hicks GL, De Weese JA, Wang TC. "The calcium requirement for hypothermic storage of the cardiac explant." Current surgery. 1989 46(4):313-6.
1988 Jun
Stewart S, Cianciotta D, Hicks GL, DeWeese JA. "The Lillehei-Kaster aortic valve prosthesis. Long-term results in 273 patients with 1253 patient-years of follow-up." The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.. 1988 Jun; 95(6):1023-30.
1987 Aug
Ouriel K, Ginsburg ME, Patti CS, Pearce FJ, Hicks GL. "Verapamil crystalloid cardioplegia: an experimental evaluation of dose-response relationships." The Journal of surgical research. 1987 Aug; 43(2):164-71.
1987 Jan 1
Barold SS, Hicks GL, Nanda NC, Ong LS, Falkoff MD, Heinle RA. "Mitral valve myxoma diagnosed by two-dimensional echocardiography." The American journal of cardiology.. 1987 Jan 1; 59(1):182-3.
1987
Tibi, Pierre; Lathan, Susan; Hicks, George L. "Argon ion laser photoablation influence of plaque composition." Texas Heart Journal. 1987; . Link
1987
DeWall, Richard A; Schuster, Ben; Hicks, George L., Jr; Pelletier, Conrad; Bonan, Raoul; Martineau, Jean-Paul; Panebianco, Antonio; Yip, Luke. "Seventy-six month experience iwith the omniscience cardiac valve". J of Cardiovasc Surg. 1987; 28(3): 328-332. Link
1987
King KB, Norsen LH, Robertson RK, Hicks GL. "Patient management of pain medication after cardiac surgery." Nursing research.. 1987 36(3):145-50.
1986
Duff, Steven B; Hicks, Geroge L. "Aortic Arch Dissection wityh an abherrent right sublcavian artery: Surgical treatment." Texas Heart institute Journal. 1986; 13(2). Link
1986
Hicks, George L. "The impossible intubaiton--what next?". J Cardiovasc Surg. 1986; 27: 737-739. Link
1986
Hicks, George L. "Verapamil-Potassium Cardioplegia". Tex Ht Inst J. 1986; 13(1): 69-75. Link
1985 May
Hicks GL, Jensen LA, Norsen LH, Quinn JR, Stewart SS, DeWeese JA. "Platelet inhibitors and hydroxyethyl starch: safe and cost-effective interventions in coronary artery surgery." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 1985 May; 39(5):422-5.
1985 Apr
Hicks GL, DeWeese JA. "Verapamil potassium cardioplegia and cardiac conduction." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 1985 Apr; 39(4):324-8.
1985 Jan
Fowler NO, Gabel M. "The hemodynamic effects of cardiac tamponade: mainly the result of atrial, not ventricular, compression." Circulation.. 1985 Jan; 71(1):154-7.
1985
Hicks, GL. "Fibrosing mediastinitis complicating coronary artery surgery--Use of the descending thoracic aorta". Ann Thorac Surg. 1985; 26: 514-515. Link
1984 Apr
Hicks GL, Salley RK, DeWeese JA. "Calcium channel blockers: an intraoperative and postoperative trial in women." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 1984 Apr; 37(4):319-23.
1984 Jan
Hicks GL. "Dissection of the internal mammary artery during cephalic vein removal for coronary artery surgery." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 1984 Jan; 37(1):95.
1984
DeWall RA; Hicks, GL; Schuster, B; et al. "Five-year clinical experience with the omniscience cardiac valve". Ann Thorac Surg. 1984; 3: 275-280. Link
1984
Hicks, George L. "Dr. Khuri's first report of intramyocardial pH in man". Medical Instrumentation. 1984; . Link
1983 Oct
Hicks GL. "Heparin resistance during cardiopulmonary bypass." The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.. 1983 Oct; 86(4):633.
1983 Sep
Hicks GL, Haake W, Stewart SS, DeWeese JA. "The nuts and bolts of sternal dehiscence." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 1983 Sep; 36(3):364-5.
1983
Hicks, GL. "Fibrosing mediastinitis causing pulmonary artery and vein obstruction with hemoptysis". New York State J Med. 1983; 83: 242. Link
1983
Hicks, GL; Arnold, W; DeWall RA;. "Fluorocardon cardioplegia solutions and myocardial protection". Ann Thorac Surg. 1983; 35: 364. Link
1983
Blumberg N; Hicks, G; Woll J; Nusbacher J; Cox, T; Wilbur, D; McMican A. "Successful cardiac bypass surgery in the presence of a potent cold agglutinin without plasma exchange". Cardiac Transfusion. 1983; 23(4): 364. Link
1983
DeWall, R; Pelletier; Bonan R, et al. "Factors influencing thromboembolic complications in omniscience cardiac valve patients". European Heart J. 1983; 4(Suppl II): 11. Link
1979 Aug
Zwart HH, Hicks G, Schuster B, Nathan M, Tabrah F, Wenzke F, Ahmed T, DeWall RA. "Clinical experience with the Lillehei-Kaster valve prosthesis." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 1979 Aug; 28(2):158-65.
1979
Hicks, GL; Hill, AA; DeWeese, JA. "Subendocardial protection during cardiopulmonary bypass". Arch Surg. 1979; 114. Link
1979
Hicks, GL; Zwart, HH; DeWall RA. "Membrane vs. bubble oxygenators". Arch Surg. 1979; 114. Link
1976
Hicks, GL; Rob, CG. "Wiring of abdominal aneurysms". AJS. 1976; 131(6): 664-667. Link
1976
Hicks, GL; Hills, A; DeWeese JA. "Monitoring of mid-myocardial and subendocardial pH in normal and ischemic ventricles." J Thorac and Cardiovasc Surg. 1976; 72: 52-56. Link
1976
Hicks, GL; Hills, A; DeWeese, JA. "Myocardial preservation with glucose-insulin-potassium and steroids during anoxic arrest." Surg Forum. 1976; . Link
1975 Jun
Hicks GL, Eastland MW, DeWeese JA, May AG, Rob CG. "Survival improvement following aortic aneurysm resection." Annals of surgery.. 1975 Jun; 181(6):863-9.
1973
Rubin, P; Hicks, G. "Biassociation of superior vena caval obstruction and spinal cord compression." New York State Journal of Medicine. 1973; . Link
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Connery CP; Hicks, GL; DeWeese, JA; Wang, T. "Positive correlation of functional recovery and tissue "ATP levels in the hypothermically-stored cardiac explant". Surgical Forum. XLI: 282-284. Link
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Lou, Xiaoying BS; Lee, Richard, MD; Feins, Richard H., MD; Enter, Daniel, MD; Hicks, George L., Jr, MD; Verrier, Edward D, MD; Fann, James I., MD. "Training Junior Faculty Improves Reliability of Skills Assessment in Cardiac Surgery". Submitted to JTCVS 2014. .

Books

2013
Fann, JamesI; Feins, Richard; Hicks, George. "Simulation In Cardiothoracic Surgery". The Comprehensive Textbook of Healthcare Simulation. Adam I. Levine; Samual DeMaria, Jr; Andrew D. Schwartz; Alan J. Sim. : Springer New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London, 2013. 299-313