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Scholarly activity is a major focus of the Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology.  Our faculty are investigators on clinical and outcomes research projects, and regularly publish in high-impact peer-reviewed journals. 

Learn more about our Department’s research efforts by clicking here: Departmental Research

Publications by Division Members:

2021-2022, updated 9.7.22

  • Mazzeffi MA, Holmes SD, Taylor B, Glance, LG., et al. Red Blood Cell Transfusion and Postoperative Infection in Patients Having Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database. Anesth Analg. Sep 1 2022;135(3):558-566.
  • Glance LG, Benesch CG, Holloway RG, et al. Association of Time Elapsed Since Ischemic Stroke With Risk of Recurrent Stroke in Older Patients Undergoing Elective Nonneurologic, Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA Surg. Aug 1 2022;157(8):e222236.
  • Bjelic M, Vidula H, Wu IY, et al. Impact of surgical approach for left ventricular assist device implantation on postoperative invasive hemodynamics and right ventricular failure. J Card Surg. Jul 16 2022
  • Glance LG, Dick AW, Shippey E, et al. Association Between the COVID-19 Pandemic and Insurance-Based Disparities in Mortality After Major Surgery Among US Adults. JAMA Netw Open. Jul 1 2022;5(7):e2222360.
  • Wu IY, Gu Y, Pospishil L, Neuburger PJ. Transcatheter tricuspid valve repair with the PASCAL repair system: A review of emerging technology. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. Jun 25 2022.
  • Hirase Y, Obata Y, Wu IY, et al. Paravalvular Leak After Mitral Valve Replacement or Another Source for a Regurgitant Jet? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. Jun 2022;36(6):1807-1809.
  • Bernstein WK, Wyrobek J, Vidovich C, Tang J, Lindenmuth D, Gosev I. Anesthetic Considerations for Minimally Invasive, Off-Pump, HeartMate III Implantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. Jun 2022;36(6):1625-1631.
  • Tankut S, Gosev I, Yoruk A, Younis A, McNitt S, Bjelic M, Vidula H, Wu I, Aktas MK, Goldenberg I, Huang DT. Intraoperative Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation During Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in High-Risk Heart Failure Patients. Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.. 2022 May 26; :101161CIRCEP121010660. Epub 2022 May 26.
  • Wu IY, Kaple R, Sugeng L, Heerdt PM. Visualizing the Immediate Hemodynamic Impact of Successful Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair of the Mitral Valve. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. May 2022;36(5):1504-1505.
  • Glance LG, Chandrasekar EK, Shippey E, Stone PW, Dutton R, McCormick PJ, Shang JS, Lustik SJ, Wu IY, Eaton MP, Dick AW..Association Between the COVID-19 Pandemic and Disparities in Access to Major Surgery in the US. JAMA Netw Open 2022 May 2;5(5):
  • Wu IY, Wyrobek JA, Naka Y, Dickstein ML, Glance LG. Perioperative Management of Patients Receiving Short-term Mechanical Circulatory Support with the Transvalvular Heart Pump. Anesthesiology. May 1 2022;136(5):829-842.
  • Thirukumaran CP, Ricciardi BF, Cai X, Holloway RG, Li Y, Glance LG. Association of Medicare Mandatory Bundled Payment Reform With Joint Replacement Surgery Use for Beneficiaries With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias. JAMA Health Forum. Feb 2022;3(2):e215111.
  • Glance LG, Dick AW, Wu I. Safety of Complete Anesthesia Handovers in the Cardiac Surgical Patient. JAMA Netw Open. Feb 1 2022;5(2):e2148169.
  • Nicoara A, Song P, Bollen BA, Glance, LG., et al. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2021 Update on Echocardiography. Ann Thorac Surg. Jan 2022;113(1):13-24.
  • Gloff MS, Robinson R, Correll LR, Lander H, Pyne S, Webber A. Preoperative optimization in the pediatric patient. Int Anesthesiol Clin. Jan 1 2022;60(1):56-63.
  • Glance LG, Nerenz DR, Joynt Maddox KE, Hall BL, Dick AW. Reproducibility of Hospital Rankings Based on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital Compare Measures as a Function of Measure Reliability. JAMA Netw Open. Dec 1 2021;4(12):e2137647.
  • Lindenmuth DM, Chase K, Cheyne C, Wyrobek, J., et al. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery in Patients Implanted with Left Ventricular Assist Device. J Card Fail. Nov 2021;27(11):1195-1202.
  • Bjelic M, Ayers B, Paic F, Bernstein, WK, Barrus B, Chase K, Gu Y, et al. Study results suggest less invasive HeartMate 3 implantation is a safe and effective approach for obese patients. J Heart Lung Transplant. Sep 2021;40(9):990-997
  • Glance LG, Thirukumaran CP, Feng C, Lustik SJ, Dick AW. Association Between the Physician Quality Score in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and Hospital Performance in Hospital Compare in the First Year of the Program. JAMA Netw Open. Aug 2 2021;4(8):e2118449.
  • Laserna A, Rubinger DA, Barahona-Correa JE, Wright N, Williams MR, Wyrobek JA, Hasman L, Lustik SJ, Eaton MP, Glance LG. Levels of Evidence Supporting the North American and European Perioperative Care Guidelines for Anesthesiologists between 2010 and 2020: A Systematic Review. Anesthesiology. 2021 Jul 1;135(1):31-56.  
  • Glance LG, Thirukumaran CP, Dick AW. The Unequal Burden of COVID-19 Deaths in Counties With High Proportions of Black and Hispanic Residents. Med Care. Jun 1 2021;59(6):470-476.
  • Thirukumaran CP, Kim Y, Cai X, Glance, LG., et al. Association of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model With Disparities in the Use of Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. JAMA Netw Open. May 3 2021;4(5):e2111858.
  • Nerenz DR, Austin JM, Deutscher D, Glance, LG., et al. Adjusting Quality Measures For Social Risk Factors Can Promote Equity In Health Care. Health Aff (Millwood). Apr 2021;40(4):637-644.
  • Khan IR, Gu Y, George BP, et al. Brain Histopathology of Adult Decedents After Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Neurology. Mar 2 2021;96(9):e1278-e1289.
  • Gu Y, Panda K, Bensimhon A, Bernstein W. Hybrid Approach to Post-Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Septal Rupture Repair and Its Early Complications. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. Jan 2021;35(1):274-280.
  • Del Rio JM, Jake Abernathy J, 3rd, Taylor MA, Glance, LG., et al. The Adult Cardiac Anesthesiology Section of STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2020 Update on Quality and Outcomes. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. Jan 2021;35(1):22-34.