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Wilson Y. Szeto, M.D.
Cardiovascular Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia Heart Institute, Suite 2A
51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Coordinator: Stephanie Colon
Administrative Telephone: 215-662-9595
Administrative Fax: 215-243-3243

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
6 Silverstein Pavilion
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Administrative Telephone: 215-615-1642
Administrative Fax: 215-243-3243

Clinical Office:
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Heart Institute Building, Suite 2A
51 N 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Penn Heart and Vascular Center
East Pavilion, 2nd Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information (internal use only)

szetow@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Szeto is the Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Surgical Director for Transcatheter Cardio-Aortic Therapies and is the Associate Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery. He has a special interest in adult cardiac surgery. His expertise involves thoracic aortic surgery and complex valvular heart surgery, including valve-sparing aortic root replacement and minimally invasive mitral valve repair. Dr. Szeto is also particularly interested in transcatheter heart valve replacement and repair and endovascular stent grafting of thoracic aortic diseases. Dr. Szeto is also involved with all other aspect of cardiac surgery including off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting, mechanical assist devices, and heart and lung transplantation.

 
Faculty Appointments
2013 - present Associate Clinical Director of Cardiovascular Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
 
2011 - present Associate Professor of Surgery at PPMC, HUP & PAH
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 -2011 Assistant Professor of Surgery at PPMC, HUP & PAH
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2002 - 2006 Instructor, Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2002 Assistant Instructor, Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1997 - 1999 Assistant Instructor, Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2015 - present Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - present Co-Director, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Heart and Vascular Pavilion
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - 2015  Associate Clinical Director of Cardiovascular Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2011 - present Associate Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - present Surgical Director, Transcatheter Cardio-Aortic Therapies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - present Active Surgeon
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - present Attending Surgeon
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - present Active Surgeon
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1992 - 1996 MD - Medical College of Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
 
1988 - 1992 BA - University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia (Biology)
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2005 Gore TAGTM Thoracic Endoprosthesis Physician Training Course
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2005 Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ Thoracic Endografting Symposium
Chicago, Illinois (Aug 26-27th, 2005)
 
2005 - 2006 Endovascular / Aortic Surgery Fellow
Divisions of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Vascular Surgery & Cardiology
(Section of Interventional Cath Lab)
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2003 - 2005 Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2003 General Surgery Resident, Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2001 Post-doctoral Research Fellowship
Harrison Department of Surgical Research
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1997 - 1999 General Surgery Resident, Department of Surger
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1996 - 1997 General Surgery Internship, Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
National/International Societies
2012 - present   American Association of Thoracic Surgery
TVT Registry Research and Publications Subcommittee, 2012-2015
Clinical Guideline Committee: Endovascular Aortic Disease Update, 2012-present (Chair, 2014)
Clinical Guideline Committee: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, 2012-present (Chair, 2014)
 
2010 - present American College of Cardiology
 
2010 - present International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
 
2010 - present  American College of Surgeons
 
2007 - present  Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Membership Committee, 2011-2017
Workforce on Annual Meeting (Program Taskforce), 2012-2015
Chair, Taskforce on Advanced TEVAR course (Workforce New Technology), 2015-present
Taskforce on Access and Publications (A&P), Adult Cardiac Proposal Review Subcomittee, 2014-present
Workforce on Annual Meeting (Tech Con Taskforce), 2016
Workforce on New Technology, 2016
 
2009 - present  Association for Academic Surgery
 
2008 - present American Heart Association
 
Local/Regional Societies
2011 - present  Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society
 
2007 - present  Pennsylvania Association of Thoracic Surgery
 
Scientific Committees
2015 Valve Academic Research Consortium (VARC)-3 Focus Update: Committee member
 
2014 - present MicroInterventional Device: Data Safety Monitoring Committee for Secure Transapical Access and Closure Study (STASIS)
 
Research
1999 - 2001 Research in Transplantation Immunology
L aboratory of Bruce R. Rosengard, M.D.
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1993 - 1994 Massey Cancer Center Research Fellowship
Supervisor Harry D. Bear, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Surgery/ Division of Surgical Oncology
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
 
1991 - 1992 Student Research Training Program
Supervisor Kevin S. Lee, Ph.D.
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
 
Publications
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Sagher O, Zhang XQ, Szeto WY, Thai QA, Jin Y, Kassell NF, Lee KS.  Live computerized videomicroscopy of cerebral microvessels in brain slices.  Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 13(4):676-682, July 1993.
  2. Popma SH, Krasinskas AM, Szeto WY, Kreisel D, Kamoun M, Rosengard BR. Allosensi-tization increases human anti-pig xenoreactivity.  Transplantation Proceedings 32(5):954-955, Aug. 2000.
  3. Popma SH, Krasinskas AM, McLean AD, Szeto WY, Kreisel D, Moore JS, Rosengard BR. Immune monitoring in xenotransplantation: The flow cytometric multiparameter mixed lymphocyte culture.  Cytometry 42(5):277-283, Oct. 15, 2000.
  4. Szeto WY, Krasinskas AM, Kreisel D, Popma SH, Rosengard BR. Donor antigen presenting cells are important in the development of obliterative airway disease.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 120(6):1070-1077, Dec. 2000.
  5. Kreisel D, Petrowsky H, Krasinskas AM, Szeto WY, Krupnick AS, McLean AD, Popma SH, Moore JS, Rosengard BR. Third-party passenger leukocytes prolong liver allograft survival. Transplantation Proceedings 33(1-2):171-172, Feb./Mar. 2001.
  6. Popma SH, Krasinskas AM, Kreisel D, Szeto WY, McLean AD, Moore JS, Rosengard BR. Simultaneous blockade of B7-CD28 and CD40-CD40L costimulation eliminates the direct xenorestricted human anti-porcine T-cell response. Transplantation Proceedings 33(1-2):767-769, Feb./Mar. 2001.
  7. Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Szeto WY, Popma SH, Sankaran D, Krasinskas AY, Amin K, Rosengard BR.  A simple method for culturing mouse vascular endothelium. Journal of Immunological Methods 254(1-2):31-45, Aug. 1, 2001.
  8. Kreisel D, Engels FHC, Krupnick AS, Szeto WY, Krasinskas AM, Popma SH, Tomaszewski JE, Arcasoy SM, Kotloff RM, Blumenthal NP, Buell JF, Rosengard BR. Emergent lung retransplantation after discovery of two primary malignancies in the donor.  Transplantation 71(12):1859-1862, June 27, 2001.
  9. Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Szeto WY, Popma SH, Amin KM, Moore JM, Rosengard BR.  A multiparameter flow cytometric approach for the simultaneous evaluation of T lymphocyte-endothelial cell interactions. Cytometry 46(5):271-280, Oct. 15, 2001.
  10. Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Engels FH, Szeto WY, Plappert T, Popma SH, Flake AW, Rosengard BR. A novel small animal model of left ventricular tissue engineering.  Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 21(2):233-243, Feb. 2002.
  11. Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Engels FH, Gelman AE, Popma SH, Krasinskas AM, Szeto WY, Turka LA, Rosengard BR. Non-hematopoietic allograft cells directly activate CD8+ T cells and trigger acute rejection: An alternative mechanism of allorecognition. Nature Medicine 8(3):233-239, Mar. 2002.
  12. Szeto WY, Krasinskas AM, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Popma SH, Rosengard BR. Depletion of recipient CD4+ but not CD8+ T lymphocytes prevents the development of cardiac allograft vasculopathy. Transplantation 73(7):1116-1122, Apr. 15, 2002.
  13. Kreisel D, Petrowski H, Krasinskas AM, Krupnick AS, Szeto WY, Popma SH, McLean AD, Moore JS, Rosengard BR. The role of passenger leukocyte genotype in rejection and acceptance of rat liver allografts. Transplantation 73(9):1501-1507, May 15, 2002.
  14. Szeto WY, Kreisel D, Karakousis GC, Pochettino A, Sterman DH, Kotloff RM, Arcasoy SM, Zisman DA, Blumenthal CRNP, Gallop RJ, Kaiser LR, Bavaria JE, Rosengard BR. Cardiopulmonary bypass for bilateral sequential lung transplantation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without adverse effect on lung function or clinical outcome. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 124(2):241-249, Aug. 2002.
  15. Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Popma SH, Balsara KR, Szeto WY, Krasinskas AM, Riha M, Wells AD, Turka LA, Rosengard BR. Mechanism of T-cell mediated endothelial apoptosis. Transplantation 74(6):871-876, Sept. 27, 2002.
  16. Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Balsara KR, Riha M, Geha AE, Popma SH, Szeto WY, Turka LA, Rosengard BR. Mouse vascular endothelium activates CD8+ T lymphocytes in a B7-dependent fashion.  Journal of Immunology 169(11):6154-6161, Dec. 1, 2002.
  17. Szeto WY, Acker MA, Skelly CL, Augoustides JG, McGarvey M, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Velazquez OC.  Emergent percutaneous placement of a stent graft in the ascending aorta for an innominate artery pseudoaneursym in a patient with a history of mediastinal lymphoma and tracheal innominate fistula. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 81(5)1872-1875, May 2006.
  18. Levine S, Nguyen T, Friscia M, Zhu J, Szeto W, Kucharczuk JC, Tikunov BA, Rubinstein NA, Kaiser LR, Shrager JB.  Parasternal intercostal muscle remodeling in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  Journal of Applied Physiology 101(5):1297-1302, Nov. 2006.
  19. Settepani F, Szeto WY, Pacini D, De Paulis R, Chiariello L, Di Bartolomeo R, Gallotti R, Bavaria JE.  Reimplantation valve-sparing aortic root replacement in Marfan syndrome using the Valsalva conduit: an intercontinental multicenter study.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 83(2):S769-S790, Feb. 2007.
  20. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Bowen FW, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Pochettino A.  The hybrid total arch repair: Brachiocephalic bypass and concomitant endovascular aortic arch stent graft placement.  Journal of Cardiac Surgery 22(2):97-102, Feb. 2007.
  21. Stearns JD, Szeto WY, Cheung AT.  Echocardiographic evidence of the Brockenbrough-Braunwald-Morrow sign after mitral valve repair.  Anesthesia & Analgesia 104(3):502-503, Mar. 2007.
  22. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Bowen FW, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Pochettino A.  The hybrid total arch repair: Brachiocephalic bypass and concomitant endovascular aortic arch stent graft placement.  Journal of Cardiac Surgery 22(2):97-104, Mar./Apr. 2007.
  23. Geirsson A, Szeto WY, Pochettino A, McGarvey ML, Keane MG, Woo YJ, Augoustides JG, Bavaria JE.  Significance of malperfusion syndromes prior to contemporary surgical repair for acute type A dissection: Outcomes and need for additional revascularizations.  European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 32(2):255-262 Aug. 2007 (Epub May 17, 2007).
  24. Augoustides JG, Szeto W, Ochroch EA, Cowie D, Weiner J, Gambone AJ, Pinchasik D, Bavaria JE.  Atrial fibrillation after aortic arch repair requiring deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: Incidence, clinical outcome, and clinical predictors.  Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 21(3):388-392, June 2007.
  25. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Bowen FW, Geirsson A, Cornelius K, Hargrove WC, Pochettino A.  Reoperative aortic root replacement in patients with previous aortic surgery.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 84(5):1592-1599, Nov. 2007.
  26. Geirsson A, Bavaria JE, Swarr D, Keane MG, Woo YJ, Szeto WY, Pochettino A.  Fate of the residual distal and proximal aorta after acute type a dissection repair using a contemporary surgical reconstruction algorithm.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 84(6):1955-1964, Dec. 2007.
  27. Gutsche JT, Cheung AT, McGarvey ML, Moser WG, Szeto W, Carpenter JP, Fairman RM, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE.  Risk factors for perioperative stroke after thoracic endovascular aortic repair.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 84(4):1195-1200, Oct. 2007.
  28. Augoustides JG, Szeto WY.  Unmasked diabetes insipidus after pericardial drainage and biopsy for pericardial effusion in association with Erdheim-Chester disease.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 136(1):217-218, July 2008 (Epub May 2, 2008).
  29. Woo EY, Carpenter JP, Jackson BM, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Fairman RM. Left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair: A single-center experience.  Journal of Vascular Surgery 48(3):555-560, Sept. 2008 (Epub June 24, 2008).
  30. Szeto WY, McGarvey M, Pochettino A, Moser GW, Hoboken A, Cornelius K, Woo EY, Carpenter JP, Fairman RM, Bavaria JE.  Results of a new surgical paradigm: Endovascular repair for acute complicated type B aortic dissection.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 86(1):87-94, July 2008.
  31. Messe SR, Bavaria JE, Mullen M, Cheung AT, Davis R, Augoustides JG, Gutsche J, Woo EY, Szeto WY, Pochettino A, Woo YJ, Kasner SE, McGarvey M.  Neurologic outcomes from high risk descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic operations in the era of endovascular repair.  Neurocritical Care 9(3):344-351, 2008.
  32. Wang GJ, Fairman RM, Jackson BM, Szeto WY, Pochettino A, Woo EY.  The outcome of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) in patients with renal insufficiency.  Journal of Vascular Surgery 49(1):42-46, Jan. 2009 (Epub Nov. 22, 2008).
  33. Augoustides JG, Geirsson A, Szeto WY, Walsh EK, Cornelius B, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE.  Observational study of mortality risk stratification by ischemic presentation in patients with acute type A aortic dissection: The Penn classification.  Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine 6(2):140-146, Feb. 2009 (Epub Dec. 9, 2008).
  34. Reade CC, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Aortic valve commisural fenestrations due to sinus of valsalva dilation.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 87(2):646, Feb. 2009.
  35. Settepani F, Szeto WY, Bergonzini M, Barbone A, Citterio E, Berwick D, Gallotti R, Bavaria JE.  Reimplantation valve-sparing aortic root replacement for aortic root aneurysm in the elderly: Are we pushing the limits?  Journal of Cardiac Surgery 25(1):56-61, Jan. 2010 (Epub Mar. 23, 3009).
  36. Modi P, Rodriguez E, Hargrove WC 3rd, Hassan A, Szeto WY, Chitwood WR Jr.  Mini-mally invasive video-assisted mitral valve surgery: A 12-year, 2-center experience in 1178 patients.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 137(6):1481-1487, June 2009 (Epub Mar. 29, 2009).
  37. Meyer SR, Szeto WY, Augoustides JG, Morris RJ, Vernick WJ, Paschal D, Fox J, Hargrove WC 3rd.  Reoperative mitral valve surgery by the port access minithoracotomy approach is safe and effective.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 87(5):1426-1430, May 2009.
  38. Pochettino A, Brinkman WT, Moeller P, Szeto WY, Moser W, Cornelius K, Bowen FW, Woo YJ, Bavaria JE.  Antegrade thoracic stent grafting during repair of acute DeBakey I dissection prevents development of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 88(2):482-490, Aug. 2009.
  39. Reece TB, Wallen TJ, Jagasia DH, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY. Open thoracic aortic repair for dys-phagia in patients with Kommerell’s diverticulum and right-sided aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 25(1):62-64, Jan 2010 (Epub Oct. 7, 2009).
  40. Wang GJ, Szeto WY, Fairman RM, Woo EY, Bavaria JE, Jackson BM. A composite approach to thoracic aortic stent grafting. Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 44(1):36-9, Jan. 2010 (Epub Oct. 28, 2009).
  41. Toole JM, Ikonomidis JS, Szeto WY, Zellner JL, Mulcahy J, Deardorff RL, Spinale FG. Selective endothelin-1 receptor type A inhibition in subjects undergoing cardiac surgery with preexisting left ventricular dysfunction: Influence on early postoperative hemo-dynamics. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 139(3):646-654, Mar. 2010 (Epub Jan. 13, 2010).
  42. Szeto WY, Moser WG, Desai ND, Milewski RK, Cheung AT, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE. Transapical deployment of endovascular thoracic aortic stent graft for an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 89(2):616-618, Feb 2010.
  43. Milewski RK, Pacini D, Moser GW, Moeller P, Cowie D, Szeto WY, Woo YJ, Desai ND, DiMarco L, Pochettino A, DiBartolomeo R, Bavaria JE. Retrograde and antegrade cerebral perfusion: Results in short elective arch reconstructive times.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 89(5):1448-1457, May 2010.
  44. Brinster CJ, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Jackson BM. Endovascular repair of extent I thoracoabdominal aneurysms with landing zone extension into the aortic arch and mesenteric portion of the abdominal aorta. Journal of Vascular Surgery 52(2): 460-463, Aug. 2010 (Epub June 11, 2010).
  45. Preventza O, Bavaria JE, Ramaiah V, Moser GW, Szeto WY, Wheatley G, Moeller P, Rodriquez-Lopez J, Diethrich E.  Thoracic endografting is a viable option for the octogenarian. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 90(1):78-82, July 2010.
  46. Augoustides JGT, Szeto WY, Desai ND, Pochettino A, Cheung AT, Savino JS, Bavaria JE. Classification of acute type A dissection: Focus on clinical presentation and extent. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery EPub July 2010.
  47. Milewski RK, Szeto WY, Desai ND, Pochettino A, Moser GW, Moeller P, Bavaria JE. Have hybrid procedures replaced open aortic arch reconstruction in high-risk patients? A comparative study of elective open arch debranching with endovascular stent graft placement and conventional elective open total and distal aortic arch reconstruction.   Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 90(3):590-597, Sept. 2010.
  48. Bavaria J, Milewski RK, Baker J, Moeller P, Szeto W, Pochettino A. Classic hybrid evolving approach to distal arch aneurysms: toward the zone zero solution. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 140(6 Suppl):S77-80, Dec. 2010.
  49. Zeeshan A, Woo EY, Bavaria JE, Fairman RM, Desai ND, Pochettino A, Szeto WY.  Thoracic endovascular aortic repair for acute complicated type B aortic dissection is superior to conventional open surgical and medical therapy.  Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 140(6 Suppl):S109-115, Dec. 2010.
  50. Thourani VT, Ailawadi G, Szeto WY, Dewey TM, Guyton RA, Mack MJ, Kron IL, Kilgo P, Bavaria JE. Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients: a multi-institutional study. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 91(1):49-56, Jan. 2011.
  51. Jassar AS, Nicotera SP, Levin N, Vernick WJ, Szeto WY. Inferior vena cava filter migration to the right ventricle. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 26(2):170-172, Mar. 2011 (Epub Feb. 8, 2011).
  52. Jassar AS, Golden MA, Augoustides JG, Vernick WJ, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Balloon assisted deployment prevents endograft misalignment during hybrid aortic arch repair. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 91(6):1982-1984, June 2011.
  53. Anter E, Hutchinson MD, Deo R, Haqqani HM, Callans DJ, Gerstenfeld EP, Garcia F, Bala R, Lin D, Riley MP, Litt H, Woo JY, Acker MA, Szeto WY, Zado ES, Marchlinski, FE, Dixit S. Surgical ablation of refractory ventricular tachycardia in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. Circulation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology 4(4):494-500, Apr. 2011 (Epub June 14, 2011).
  54. Patel RA, Priore DL, Szeto WY, Slevin KA. Left stellate ganglion blockade for the management of drug-resistant electrical storm. Pain Medication 12(8):1196-1198, Aug. 2011 (Epub June 21, 2011).
  55. Szeto WY, Augoustides JG, Desai ND, Moeller P, McGarvey ML, Walsh E, Bannan A, Herrmann HC, Bavaria JE. Cerebral embolic exposure during transfemoral and transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 26(4):348-354, July 2011.
  56. Desai ND, Pochettino A, Szeto WY, Moser GW, Moeller PJ, Sodhi N, Jackson B, Woo E, Fairman RM, Bavaria J. Thoracic endovascular aortic repair: Evolution of therapy, patterns of use and results in a 10-year experience. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 142(3):587-594, Sept. 2011 (Epub July 20, 2011).
  57. Desai ND, McCarthy F, Moser W, Szeto WY, Zeeshan A, Brown D, Woo YJ, Pochettino A, Moeller P, Bavaria JE.  Durability of porcine bioroots in younger patients with aortic root pathology: A propensity-matched comparison with composite mechanical roots. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 92(6): 2054-2061, Dec. 2011 (Epub Aug. 12, 2011).
  58. Kirkwood ML, Pochettino A, Fairman RM, Jackson BM, Wang GJ, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Woo EY. Simultaneous thoracic endovascular aortic repair and endovascular aortic repair is feasible with minimal morbidity and mortality. Journal of Vascular Surgery 54(6):1588-1591, Dec. 2011 (Epub Sept. 9, 2011).
  59. Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Roche LA, Walsh EK, Buckley-Blaskovich V, Solometo LP, Burtch KE, Desai ND, Herrmann HC. The Progression of a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Program: A Decision Analysis of More Than 680 Patient Referrals. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 92(6):2072-2077, Dec. 2011 (Epub Oct. 5, 2011).
  60. Jassar AS, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Moeller PJ, Maniaci J, Milewski RK, Gorman JH, Desai ND, Gorman RC, Pochettino A.  Graft selection for aortic root replacement in complex active endocarditis: Does it matter? Annals of Thoracic Surgery 93(2):480-487, Feb. 2012 (Epub Dec. 22, 2011).
  61. Giri J, Bortnick AE, Wallen T, Walsh L, Bannan A, Desai N, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Herrmann HC. Procedural and clinical outcomes of the valve-in-valve technique for severe aortic insufficiency after balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Catheter-ization & Cardiovascular Interventions 80(1):139-147, July 1, 2012 (Epub Mar. 14, 2012).
  62. Kodali SK, Williams MR, Smith CR, Svensson LG, Webb JG, Makkar RR, Fontana GP, Dewey TM, Thourani VH, Pichard AD, Fischbein M, Szeto WY, Lim S, Greason KL, Teirstein PS, Malaisrie SC, Douglas PS, Hahn RT, Whisenant B, Zajarias A, Wang D, Akins JJ, Anderson WN, Leon MB. The PARTNER trial Investigators.  Two-year outcomes after transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement. New England Journal of Medicine 366(18):1686-1695, May 3, 2012 (Epub Mar. 26, 2012).
  63. Czerny M, Weigang E, Sodeck G, Schmidli J, Antona C, Gelpi G, Friess T, Klocker J, Szeto WY, Moeller P, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE.  Targeting landing zone 0 by total arch rerouting and TEVAR: midterm results of a transcontinental registry.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 94(1):84-89, July 2012 (Epub May 16, 2012).
  64. Giri J, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Herrmann HC. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement with coronary artery protection performed in a patient with an anomalous left main coronary artery. Journal of American College of Cardiology 60(6):e9, Aug. 7, 2012.
  65. McCarthy FH, Bavaria JE, Pochettino A, Fox Z, Moeller P, Szeto WY, Desai ND. Comparing aortic root replacements: Porcine bioroots versus pericardial vs. mechanical composite roots: Hemodynamic and ventricular remodeling at greater than one-year follow-up. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 94(6):1975-1982, Dec. 2012 (Epub Aug. 9, 2012).
  66. Desai ND, Burtch K, Moser W, Moeller P, Szeto WY, Pochettino A, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Bavaria JE.  Long-term comparison of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to open surgery for the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 144(3):604-611, Sept. 2012.
  67. Vallabhajosyula P, Komlo C, Wallen T, Szeto WY.  Two-stage surgical strategy for aorto-esophageal fistula: emergent thoracic endovascular aortic repair followed by definitive open aortic and esophageal reconstruction.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 144(5):1266-1268, Nov. 2012 (Epub Sept. 13, 2012).
  68. Augoustides JG, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Advancing the management of acute type A aortic dissection. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 94(4):1376, Oct. 2012.
  69. Bortnick AE, Gordon E, Gutsche J, Anwaruddin S, Szeto WY, Desai N, Vallabhajosyula P, Bavaria JE, Herrmann HC.  Percutaneous closure of a left ventricular pseudoaneurysm after Sapien XT transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement.  JACC Cardiovascu-lar Intervention 5(12):e37-38, Dec. 2012.
  70. Leshnower BG, Szeto WY, Pochettino A, Desai ND, Moeller PJ, Nathan DP, Jackson BM, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Bavaria JE.  Thoracic endografting reduces morbidity and remodels the thoracic aorta in Debakey III aneurysms.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 95(3):914-921, Mar. 2013 (Epub Dec. 13, 2012).
  71. Bavaria J, Vallabhajosyula P, Moeller P, Szeto WY, Desai N, Pochettino A.  Hybrid approaches in the treatment of aortic arch aneurysms: Postoperative and midterm outcomes. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 145(3 Suppl):S85-90, Dec. 26, 2012.
  72. Bavaria JE, Vallabhajosyula P, Komlo C, Szeto WY. Valve sparing aortic root reimplanta-tion and cusp repair in bicuspid aortic valve: with aortic insufficiency and root aneurysm.  Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2(1):127-129, Jan. 2013.
  73. Messé SR, McGarvey ML, Bavaria JE, Pochettino A, Szeto WY, Cheung AT, Leitner E, Miller SW, Kasner SE.  A pilot study of darbepoetin alfa for prophylactic neuroprotection in aortic surgery.  Neurocritical Care 18(1):75-80, Feb. 2013.
  74. Goldstone AB, Atluri P, Szeto WY, Trubelja A, Howard JL, MacArthur JW, Newcomb C, Donnelly JP, Korbin DM, Sheridan MA, Powers C, Gorman RC, Gorman JH, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE, Acker MA, Hargrove WC, Woo YJ.  Minimally invasive approach provides at least equivalent results for surgical correction of mitral regurgitation: A propensity matched comparison.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 145(3):748-756, Mar. 2013.
  75. Szeto WY, Desai NP. Moeller P, Moser GW. Woo EY. Fairman RM. Pochettino A, Bavaria JE.  Reintervention for late endograft failure after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 145(3S):S165-170, Mar. 2013.
  76. Frederick JR, Yang E, Trubelja A, Desai ND, Szeto WY, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE, Woo YJ.  Ascending aortic cannulation in acute type A aortic dissection. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 95(5)1808-1811, May 2013.
  77. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto W, Desai N, Bavaria JE. Type I and Type II hybrid aortic arch replacement: Postoperative and mid-term outcome analysis. Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2(3):280-287, May 2013.
  78. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Desai N, Komlo C, Bavaria JE. Type II arch hybrid debranching procedure.  Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2(3):378-386, May 2013.
  79. Herrmann HC, Pibarot P, Hueter I, Gertz ZM, Stewart WJ, Kapadia S, Tuzcu EM, Babaliaros V, Thourani V, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Kodali S, Hahn RT, Williams M, Miller DC, Douglas P, Leon MB.  Predictors of mortality and outcomes of therapy in low-flow severe aortic stenosis: A Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves (PARTNER) Trial analysis. Circulation 127(23):2316-2326, June 11, 2013 (Epub May 9, 2013).
  80. Murphy EH, Szeto WY, Herdrich BJ, Jackson BM, Wang GJ, Bavaria JE, Fairman RM, Woo EY. The management of endograft infections following endovascular thoracic and abdominal aneurysm repair.  Journal of Vascular Surgery 58(5):1179-1185, Nov. 2013 (Epub July 4, 2013).
  81. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Komlo CM, Ryan LP, Wallen TJ, Gorman RC, Desai ND, Bavaria JE.  Geometric orientation of the aortic neoroot in patients with raphed bicuspid aortic valve disease undergoing primary cusp repair and a root reimplantation.  European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 45(1):174-180, Jan. 2014 (Epub July 5, 2013).
  82. Atluri P, Woo YJ, Goldstone AB, Fox J, Acker MA, Szeto WY, Hargrove WC. Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery can be performed with optimal outcomes in the presence of left ventricular dysfunction. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 96(5):1596-1602, Nov. 2013 (Epub Aug. 27, 2013).
  83. McCarthy FH, Desai ND, Fox Z, George J, Moeller P, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Moderate mitral regurgitation in aortic root replacement surgery: Comparing mitral repair with no mitral repair. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 147(3):938-941, Mar. 2014 (Epub Sept. 13, 2013).
  84. Dvir D, Waksman R, Barbash IM, Kodali SK, Svensson L, Tuzcu EM, Xu K, Minha S, Alu MC, Szeto WY, Thourani V, Makkar R, Kapadia S, Satler LF, Webb JG, Leon MB, Pichard AD.  Outcomes of patients with chronic lung disease and severe aortic stenosis treated with transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement or standard therapy: Insights from the PARTNER trial (Placement of AoRTic TraNscathetER Valve). Journal of the American College of Cardiology 63(3):269-279, Jan. 28, 2014 (Epub Oct. 16, 2013).
  85. Barbanti M, Webb JG, Hahn RT, Feldman T, Boone RH, Smith CR, Kodali S, Zajarias A, Thompson CR, Green P, Babaliaros V, Makkar RR, Szeto WY, Douglas PS, McAndrew T, Alu M, Hueter I, Miller DC, Leon MB.  Impact of preoperative moderate /severe mitral regurgitation on 2-year outcome after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement: Insight from the PARTNER Trial.  Circulation 128(25):2776-2784, Dec. 24, 2013 (Epub Oct. 23, 2013).
  86. Nazif TM, Williams MR, Hahn RT, Kapadia S, Babaliaros V, Rodes-Cabau J, Szeto WY, Jilaihawi H, Fearon WF, Dvir D, Dewey TM, Makkar RR, Xu K, Dizo JM, Smith CR, Leon MB, Kodali SK.  Clinical implications of new-onset left bundle branch block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Analysis of the PARTNER experience. European Heart Journal 35(24):1599-1607, June 2014 (Epub Oct. 30, 2013).
  87. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Pulsipher A, Desai N, Menon R, Moeller P, Musthaq S, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE. Antegrade thoracic stent grafting during repair of acute Debakey Type I dissection promotes distal aortic remodeling and reduces late open distal reoperation rate. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 147(3):942-950, Mar. 2014 (Epub Dec. 10, 2013).
  88. Vallabhajosyula P, Komlo C, Szeto WY, Wallen TJ, Desai N, Bavaria JE. Root stabilization of the repaired bicuspid aortic valve: Subcommissural annuloplasty versus root reimplanta-tion. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 97(4):1227-1234, Apr. 2014 (Epub Jan. 10, 2014).
  89. Rylski B, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Walsh E, Anwaruddin S, Desai ND, Moser W, Herrmann HC, Milewski RK. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with ascending aortic dilatation. Safety of the procedure and mid-term follow-up. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 46(2):228-233, Aug. 2014 (Epub Jan. 12, 2014).
  90. Vernick WJ, Szeto WY, Li RH, Atluri P, Augoustides JG, Kukafka JD, Patel PA, Gutsche JT. The utility of atriventricular pacing via pulmonary artery catheter during transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 29(2):417-420, Apr. 2015 (Epub Jan. 24, 2014).
  91. Komlo C, Vallabhajosyula P, Bavaria JE, Desai ND, Anwaruddin S, Augoustides YG, Herrmann HC, Szeto WY. Combined transaortic transcatheter valve replacement and thoracic endografting. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. 97(2):696-698, Feb. 2014.
  92. Rylski B, Bavaria JE, Beyersdorf F, Branchetti E, Desai ND, Milewski RK, Szeto WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Siepe M, Kari FA. Type A aortic dissection in Marfan Syndrome: Extent of initial surgery determines long-term outcome. Circulation. 129(13):1381-1386, Apr. 1, 2014 (Epub Mar. 4, 2014).
  93. Rylski B, Desai ND, Bavaria JE, Moser W, Vallabhajosyula P, Pochettino A, Szeto WY, Milewski RK. Type A aortic dissection after previous cardiac surgery: Results of an integrated surgical approach. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 97(5):1582-1588, May 2014 (Epub Mar. 11, 2014).
  94. Sanborn TA, Tcheng JE, Anderson HV, Chambers CE, Cheatham SL, Decaro MV, Durack JC, Everett AD, Gordon JB, Hammon WE, Hijazi ZM, Kashyap VS, Knudtson M, Landzberg MJ, Martinez-Rios MA, Riggs LA, Sim KH, Slotwiner DJ, Solomon H, Szeto WY, Weiner BH, Weintraub WS, Windle JR. ACC/AHA/SCAI 2014 Health policy statement on structured reporting for the cardiac catheterization laboratory: A report of the American College of Cardiology Clinical Quality Committee. Circulation 129(24):2578-2609, June 17, 2014 (Epub Mar. 28, 2014).
  95. Sanborn TA, Tcheng JE, Anderson HV, Chambers CE, Cheatham SL, Decaro MV, Durack JC, Everett AD, Gordon JB, Hammon WE, Hijazi ZM, Kashyap VS, Knudtson M, Landzberg MJ, Martinez-Rios MA, Riggs LA, Sim KH, Slotwiner DJ, Solomon H, Szeto WY, Weiner BH, Weintraub WS, Windle JR. ACC/AHA/SCAI 2014 Health policy statement on structured reporting for the cardiac catheterization laboratory: A report of the American College of Cardiology Clinical Quality Committee. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 63(23):2591-623, June 17, 2014 (Epub Mar. 28, 2014).
  96. Messe SR, Acker MA, Kasner SE, Fanning M, Giovannetti T, Ratcliffe SJ, Bilello M, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Hargrove WC, Mohler ER, Floyd TF.  Stroke after aortic valve surgery: Results from a prospective chort.  Circulation 129(22):2253-2261, June 3, 2014 (Epub Apr. 1, 2014).
  97.    Rylski B, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Branchetti E, Moser W, Milewski RK.  Development of a single endovascular device for aortic valve replacement and ascending aortic repair.  Journal of Cardiac Surgery 29(3):371-376, May 2014.
  98. Beohar N, Whisenant B, Kirtane AJ, Leon MB, Tuzcu EM, Makkar R, Svensson LG, Miller DC, Smith CR, Pichard AD, Herrmann HC, Thourani VH, Szeto WY, Lim S, Fischbein M, Fearon WF, Oneill W, Xu K, Dewey T, Mack M.  The relative performance characteristics of the logistic European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation score and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons score in the placement of aortic transcatheter valves trial.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 148(6):2830-2837, Dec. 2014 (Epub Apr. 14, 2014).
  99. Rylski B, Desai ND, Bavaria JE, Vallabhajosyula P, Moser W, Pochettino A, Szeto WY, Milewski RK. Aortic valve morphology determines the presentation and surgical approach to acute type A aortic dissection.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 97(6):1991-1996, June 2014 (Epub Apr. 29, 2014).
  100. Rylski B, Branchetti E, Bavaria JE, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Milewski RK, Desai ND.  Modeling of predissection aortic size in acute type A dissection: More than 90% fail to meet the guidelines for elective ascending replacement. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 148(3):944-948, Sept. 2014 (Epub May 22, 2014).
  101. Lindman BR, Stewart WJ, Pibarot P, Hahn RT, Otto CM, Xu K, Devereux RB, Weissman NJ, Enriquez-Sarano M, Szeto WY, Makkar R, Miller DC, Lerakis S, Kapadia S, Bowers B, Greason KL, McAndrew TC, Lei Y, Leon MB, Douglas PS. Early regression of severe left ventricular hypertrophy after transcatheter aortic valve replacement is associated with decreased hospitalizations. JACC: Cardiovascular Intervention 7(6):662-673, June 2014.
  102. Rylski B. Bavaria JE, Milewski RK, Vallabhajosyula P, Moser W, Kremens E, Pochettino A, Szeto WY, Desai ND.  Long term results of neomedia sinus valsalva repair in 489 patients with type A aortic dissection.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 98(2):582-588, Aug. 2014 (Epub June 10, 2014).
  103. Hahn RT, Pibarot P, Webb J, Rodes-Cabau J, Herrmann HC, Williams M, Makkar R, Szeto WY, Main ML, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Kapadia S, Akin J, McAndrew T, Xu K, Leon MB, Kodali SK.  Outcomes with post-dilation following transcatheter aortic valve replacement: The PARTNER I Trial (Placement of aortic transcatheter valve). JACC: Cardiovascular Intervention 7(7):781-789, July 2014.
  104. Kadakia MB, Herrmann HC, Desai ND, Fox Z, Pgbara J, Anwaruddin S, Jagasia D, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Li R, Menon R, Kobrin DM, Giri J.  Factors associated with vascular complications in patients undergoing balloon-expandable transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement via open versus percutaneous approaches.  Circulation: Cardiovascular Intervention 7(4):570-576, Aug. 2014 (Epub July 15, 2014).
  105. Rylski B, Milewski RK, Bavaria JE, Vallabhajosyula P, Moser W. Szeto WY. Desai ND.  Long term results of aggressive hemiarch replacement in 534 patients with type A aortic dissection. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 158(6):2981-2985, Dec. 2014 (Epub July 19, 2014).
  106. Vallabhajosyula P, Gottret JP, Bavaria JE, Desai ND, Szeto WY. Endovascular repair of the ascending aorta in patients at high risk for open repair. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 149(2Suppl):S144-150, Feb. 2015 (Epub Aug. 4, 2014).
  107. McCarthy FH, Desai ND, Herrmann HC, Kobrin D, Vallabhajosyula P, Fox Z, Menon R, Augoustides JG, Giri JS, Anwaruddin S, Li RH, Jagasia DH, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY. Aortic and mitral valve replacement versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement in propensity matched patients. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 98(4):1267-1273, Oct. 2014 (Epub Aug. 19, 2014).
  108. Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM, Makkar RR, Svensson LG, Agarwal S, Kodali S, Fontana GP, Webb JG, Mack M, Thourani VH, Babaliaros VC, Herrmann HC, Szeto W, Pichard AD, Williams MR, Anderson WN, Akin JJ, Miller DC, Smith CR, Leon MB. Long term outcomes of inoperable patients with aortic stenosis randomly assigned to transcatheter aortic valve replacement or standard therapy. Circulation 130(17):1483-1492, Oct. 21, 2014 (Epub Sept. 9, 2014).
  109. Gutsche JT, Erickson L, Ghadimi K, Augoustides JG, Dimartino J, Szeto WY, Ochroch EA.  Advancing extubation time for cardiac surgery patients using lean work design. Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 28(6):1490-1496, Dec. 2014 (Epub Sept. 26, 2014).
  110. Atluri P, Goldstone AB, Fox J, Szeto WY, Hargrove WC.  Port access cardiac operations can be safely performed with either endoaortic balloon or chitwood clamp. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 98(5):1579-1584, Nov. 2014 (Epub Sept. 27, 2014).
  111. Rodes-Cabau J. Pibarot P, Suri RM, Kodali S, Thourani VH,  Szeto WY, Svensson LG, Dumont E, Xu K, Hahn RT, Leon MB. Impact of aortic annulus size on valve hemodyna-mics and clinical outcomes after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement: Insights from the PARTNER Trial.  Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions 7(5):701-711, Oct. 2014 (Epub Sept. 30, 2014).
  112. Bavaria JE, Desai N, Szeto WY, Komlo C, Rhode T, Wallen T, Vallabhajosyula P. Valve sparing root reimplantation and leaflet repair in bicuspid aortic valve: Comparison with 3-cusp David procedure. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 149(2Supp):S22-28, Feb. 2015 (Epub Nov. 1, 2014).
  113. Desai ND, Gottret JP, Szeto WY, McCarthy F, Moeller P, Menon R, Jackson B, Vallabhajosyula P, Wang GJ, Fairman R, Bavaria JE.  Impact of timing on major complica-tions after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for acute type B aortic dissection. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 149(2Suppl):S151-156, Feb. 2015 (Epub Nov. 1, 2014).
  114. Rylski B, Milewski RK, Bavaria JE, Branchetti E, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Desai ND.  Outcomes of surgery for chronic type A aortic dissection. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 99(1):88-93, Jan. 2015 (Epub Nov. 6, 2014).
  115. Thourani VH, Suri R, Gunter RL, Sheng S, Obrien SM, Ailawadi G, Szeto WY, Dewey TM, Guyton RA, Bavaria JE, Babaliaros V, Gammie J, Svensson L, Williams M, Badhwar V, Mack MJ.  Contemporary real-world outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement in 141,905 low, intermediate, and high risk patients. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 99(1):55-61, Jan. 2015 (Epub Nov. 14, 2014).
  116. Marcantuono R, Gutsche J, Burke-Julien M, Anwaruddin S, Augoustides JG, Jones D, Mangino-Blanchard L, Hoke N, Houseman S, Li R, Patel P, Stetson R, Walsh E, Szeto WY, Herrmann HC.  Rationale, development, and implementation and initial results of a fast track protocol for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Catheteri-zation & Cardiovascular Interventions 85(4):648-654, Mar. 2015 (Epub Nov. 29, 2014).
  117. Rylski B, Beyersdorf F, Desai ND, Euringer W, Siepe M, Kari FA, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Milewski RK, Bavaria JE.  Distal aortic reintervention after surgery acute DeBakey Type I or II aortic dissection: Open vs. endovascular repair. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 48(2):258-263, Aug. 2015 (Epub Dec. 18, 2014).
  118. Nazif TM, Dizon JM, Hahn RT, Xu K, Babaliaros V, Douglas PS, el-Chami MF, Herrmann HC, Mack M, Makkar RR, Miller DC, Pichard A, Tuzcu EM, Szeto WY, Webb JG, Moses JW, Smith CR, Williams MR, Leon MB, Kodali SK. Predictors and clinical out-comes of permanent pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: The PARTNER trial and registry.  JACC: Cardiovascular Intervention 8(1Pt A):60-69, Jan. 2015.
  119. Shreenivas SS, Lilly SM, Szeto WY, Desai N, Anwaruddin S, Bavaria JE, Hudock KM, Thourani VH, Makkar R, Pichard A, Webb J, Dewey T, Kapadia S, Suri RM, Xu K, Leon MB, Herrmann HC. Cardiopulmonary bypass and intra-aortic balloon pump use is associated with higher short and long term mortality after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A PARTNER trial substudy. Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions 86(2):316-322, Aug. 2015 (Epub Feb. 3, 2015).
  120. Jassar AS, Desai ND, Kobrin D, Pochettino A, Vallabhajosyula P, Milewski RK, McCarthy F, Maniaci J, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Outcomes of aortic root replacement after previous aortic root replacement: The “true” redo root.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 99(5):1601-1609, May 2015 (Epub Mar. 6, 2015).
  121. Vallabhajosyula P, Jassar AS, Menon RS, Komlo C, Gutsche J, Desai ND, Hargrove WC, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Moderate versus deep hypothermic circulatory arrest for elective aortic arch reconstruction. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 99(5):1511-1517, May 2015 (Epub Mar. 29, 2015).
  122. Blackstone EH, Suri RM, Rajeswaran J, Babaliaros V, Douglas PS, Fearon WF, Miller DC, Hahn RT, Kapadia SR, Kirtane AJ, Kodali SK, Mack M, Szeto WY, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Williams MR, Akin JJ, Leon MB, Svensson LG.  Propensity-matched comparisons of clinical outcomes after transapical or transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves (PARTNER)-I Trial substudy. Circulation 131(22):1989-2000, June 2, 2015 (Epub Apr. 1, 2015).
  123. Rihal CS, Naidu SS, Givertz MM, Szeto WY, Burke JA, Kapur NK, Kern M, Garratt KN, Goldstein JA, Dimas V, Tu T.  SCAI/ACC/HFSA/STS Clinical expert consensus statement on the use of percutaneous cardiac assist devices in cardiovascular practice (endorsed by the American Heart Association and the Cardiological Society of India. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 65(19):2140-2141, May 2015 (Epub Apr. 7, 2015).
  124. Rihal CS, Naidu SS, Givertz MM, Szeto WY, Burke JA, Kapur NK, Kern M, Garratt KN, Goldstein JA, Dimas V, Tu T.  SCAI/ACC/HFSA/STS Clinical expert consensus statement on the use of percutaneous cardiac assist devices in cardiovascular practice (endorsed by the American Heart Association and the Cardiological Society of India. Journal of the Catheter Cardiovascular Interventions 85(7):1112-1114, June 2015 (Epub Apr. 7, 2015).
  125. Shah AM. Ogbara J, Herrmann HC. Fox Z, Kadakia M, Anwaruddin S, Bavaria JE, Desai ND, Jagasia D, Szeto WY, Li RH, Vallabhajosyula P, Giri J. Outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with chronic liver disease. Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions (Epub May 11, 2015).
  126. Gada H, Kirtane AJ, Wang K, Lei Y, Magnuson E, Reynolds MR, Williams MR, Kodali S, Vahl TP, Arnold SV, Leon MB, Thourani V, Szeto WY, Cohen DJ; PARTNER Investiga-tors.  Temporal trends in quality of life outcomes after transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A Placement of AoRTic TraNscathetER Valve (PARTNER) Trial substudy.  Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality Outcomes 8(4):338-346, July 2015 (Epub June 9, 2015). 
  127. Szeto WY, Svensson LG, Rajeswaran J, Ehrlinger J, Suri RM, Smith CR, Mack M, Miller DC, McCarthy PM, Bavaria JE, Cohn LH, Corso PJ, Guyton RA, Thourani VH, Lytle BW, Williams MR, Webb JG, Kapadia S, Tuzcu EM, Cohen DJ, Schaff HV, Leon MB, Blackstone EH; Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves Trial Investigators.  Appropriate patient selection or health care rationing? Lessons from surgical aortic valve replacement in the Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves I trial.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery (Epub June 30, 2015).
  128. Rylski B, Siepe M, Beyersdorf F, Kari FA, Grün L, Desai ND, Szeto WY, Milewski RK, Adachi H, Kimura N, Bavaria JE.  Bicuspid aortic valve resuspension in acute type A aortic dissection patients.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery (Epub July 7, 2015).
  129. Bavaria JE, Brinkman WT, Hughes GC, Khoynezhad A, Szeto WY, Azizzadeh A, Lee WA, White RA.  Outcomes of thoracic endovascular aortic repair in acute type B aortic dissection: Results from the Valiant United States Investigational Device Exemption Study.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery (Epub July 21, 2015).
  130. Thourani VH, Jensen HA, Babaliaros V, Suri R, Vemulapalli S, Dai D, Brennan JM, Rumsfeld J, Edwards F, Tuzcu EM, Svensson L, Szeto WY, Herrmann H, Kirtane AJ, Kodali S, Cohen DJ, Lerakis S, Devireddy C, Sarin E, Carroll J, Holmes D, Grover FL, Williams M, Maniar H, Shahian D, Mack M.  Transapical and transaortic transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the United States.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery (Epub July 29, 2015).
  131. Thourani VH, Jensen HA, Babaliaros V, Kodali SK, Rajeswaran J, Ehrlinger J, Blackstone EH, Suri RM, Don CW, Aldea G, Williams MR, Makkar R, Svensson LG, McCabe JM, Dean LS, Kapadia S, Cohen DJ, Pichard AD, Szeto WY, Herrmann HC, Devireddy C, Leshnower BG, Ailawadi G, Maniar HS, Hahn RT, Leon MB, Mack M.  Outcomes in nonagenarians undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the PARTNER-I trial.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery (Epub Aug. 1, 2015).
  132. Dizon JM, Nazif TM, Hess PL, Biviano A, Garan H, Douglas PS, Kapadia S, Babaliaros V, Herrmann HC, Szeto WY, Jilaihawi H, Fearon WF, Tuzcu EM, Pichard AD, Makkar R, Williams M, Hahn RT, Xu K, Smith CR, Leon MB, Kodali SK; PARTNER Publications Office.  Chronic pacing and adverse outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.  Heart (Epub Aug. 10, 2015).
  133. Kobrin DM, McCarthy FH, Herrmann HC, Anwaruddin S, Kobrin S, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Groeneveld PW, Desai ND.  Transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement in dialysis patients: A propensity-matched comparison.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery (Epub Aug. 11, 2015).
  134. Kapadia SR, Leon MB, Makkar RR, Tuzcu EM, Svensson LG, Kodali S, Webb JG, Mack MJ, Douglas PS, Thourani VH, Babaliaros VC, Herrmann HC, Szeto WY, Pichard AD, Williams MR, Fontana GP, Miller DC, Anderson WN, Smith CR; PARTNER trial investigators, Akin JJ, Davidson MJ. 5-year outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve replacement compared with standard treatment for patients with inoperable aortic stenosis (PARTNER 1): A randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2015 (in press).
Reviews in Peer Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Szeto WY, Gleason TG. Operative management of ascending aortic dissections.[Review]Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 17(3):247-255, Fall 2005.
  2. Brinkman WT, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Overview of great vessel trauma. [Review]  Thoracic Surgery Clinics 17(1):95-108, Feb. 2007.
  3. McGarvey ML, Cheung AT, Szeto W, Messe SR.  Management of neurologic complications of thoracic aortic surgery. [Review] Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 24(4):336-343, Aug. 2007.
  4. Brinkman WT, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Stent graft treatment for transverse arch and descending thoracic aorta aneurysms. [Review] Current Opinion in Cardiology 22(6):510-516, Nov. 2007.
  5. Gutsche JT, Szeto WY, Cheung AT.  Endovascular stenting of thoracic aortic aneurysm. [Review] Anesthesiology Clinics 26(3):481-499, Sept. 2008.
  6. Augoustides JG, Wolfe Y, Walsh EK, Szeto WY.  Recent advances in aortic valve disease: Highlights from a bicuspid aortic valve to transcatheter aortic valve replacement. [Review]  Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 23(4):569-576, Aug. 2009 (Epub June 4, 2009).
  7. Desai ND, Szeto WY. Complex aortic arch aneurysm and dissections: Hybrid techniques for surgical and endovascular therapy. [Review] Current Opinion in Cardiology 24(6): 521-527, Nov. 2009.
  8. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Advances in thoracic endovascular aortic repair: Introduction. [Review] Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 21(4):339-340, Winter 2009.
  9. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Hybrid repair of aortic arch aneurysms: Combined open arch reconstruction and endovascular repair. [Review] Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 21(4):347-354, Winter 2009.
  10. Augoustides JGT, Szeto WY, Desai ND, Pochettino A, Cheung AT, Savino JS, Bavaria JE. Classification of acute type A dissection: Focus on clinical presentation and extent. [Review] European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 39(4): 519-22, Apr. 2011 (Epub Aug. 11, 2010).
  11. Augoustides JG, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Advances in aortic valve repair: Focus on functional approach, clinical outcomes, and central role of echocardiography. [Review] Journal of Cardiothoric & Vascular Anesthesia 24(6):1016-1020, Oct. 2010 (Epub Oct. 16, 2010).
  12. Vallabhajosyula P, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Hybrid approaches to complex aortic arch aneurysms. Operative Techniques in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 17(1):15-26, Spr. 2012.
  13. Augoustides JG, Szeto WY, Woo EY, Andritsos M, Fairman RM, Bavaria JE.  The complications of uncomplicated acute type-B dissection: The introduction of the Penn classification. [Review] Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 26(6):1139-1144, Dec. 2012 (Epub Aug. 22, 2012).
  14. Ghadimi K, Patel PA, Gutsche JT, Sophocles A, Anwaruddin S, Szeto WY, Augoustides JG.  Perioperative conduction disturbances after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. [Review] Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 27(6):1414-1420, Dec. 2013 (Epub Oct. 5, 2013).
  15. Nathan D, Szeto W, Gutsche J, Min H, Kalapatapu V. Metastatic endometrial sarcoma with inferior vena caval and cardiac involvement: A combined surgical approach. [Review] Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 48(3):267-270, Apr. 2014 (Epub Jan. 6, 2014).
  16. Gutsche JT, Ghadimi K, Patel PA, Robinson AR 3rd. Lane BJ, Szeto WY, Augoustides JG. New frontiers in aortic therapy: focus on deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. [Review] Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 28(4):1171-1175, Aug. 2014.
  17. Habertheuer A, Kocher A, Laufer G, Andreas M, Szeto WY, Petzelbauer P, Ehrlich M, Wiedemann D. Cardioprotection: A review of current practice in global ischemia and future translational perspective. [Review] Biomedical Research International 325725, 2014 (Epub Sept. 8, 2014).
  18. Tang GH, George I, Hahn RT, Bapat V, Szeto WY, Kodali SK.  Transcatheter mitral valve replacement: Design implications, potential pitfalls and outcomes assessment. [Review] Cardiology Reviews (Epub Aug. 11, 2015).
Editorials, Chapters, Case Reports & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Szeto WY, Buzby GP.  Nutrition, digestion, and absorption.  In Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Kaiser LR (eds.): The Surgical Review: An Integrated Basic and Clinical Science Study Guide.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2000, 272-291.
  2. Szeto WY, Rosengard BR.  Basic concepts in transplantation immunology and pharmaco-logical immunosuppression.  In Baumgartner WA, Reitz B, Kasper E, Theodore J (eds.):  Heart and Lung Transplantation, 2nd Edition.  Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co., 2001, 15-25.
  3. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Commentary on "Conventional open repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms". [Comment] Perspectives in Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy 19(2):122-123, June 2007.
  4. Brinster DB, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Endovascular thoracic aortic stent grafting in acute aortic catastrophes.  In Elefteriades J (ed.): Acute Aortic Conditions.  New York: Taylor & Francis, 2008, 269-304.
  5. Svensson LG, Kouchoukos NT, Miller DC, Bavaria JE, Coselli JS, Curi MA, Eggebrecht H, Elefteriades JA, Erbel R, Gleason TG, Lytle BW, Mitchell RS, Nienaber CA, Roselli EE, Safi HJ, Shemin RJ, Sicard GA, Sundt TM 3rd, Szeto WY, Wheatley GH 3rd.  Society of Thoracic Surgeons Endovascular Surgery Task Force. Expert consensus document on the treatment of descending thoracic aortic disease using endovascular stent-grafts.   Annals of Thoracic Surgery 85(1 Suppl):S1-41, Jan. 2008.
  6. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Pochettino A.  Hybrid procedure for arch aneurysms.  In Davies A, Mitchell A (eds.): Fast Facts: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Highlights.  London: Health Press Limited, 2008, 51-58.
  7. Szeto WY. Invited commentary on “Combining Classic Surgery with Descending Stent-grafting in Acute DeBakey Type I Dissection”. [Comment] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 86(1):101-102, July 2008.
  8. Szeto WY, Gorman JH III, Gorman RC, Acker MA.  Ischemic mitral regurgitation.  Part III, Chap. 30 in Cohn LH (ed.): Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, 3d Edition.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008, 785-802.
  9. Szeto WY, Brinkman W, Bavaria JE.  Thoracic aortic endovascular repair for descending thoracic aortic and aortic arch aneurysms.  Sect. IV, Chap. 23 in Selke F, Ruel M (eds.): Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques.  Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2010, 526-550.
  10. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Endovascular therapy for the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections. Chap 72. In Selke FW, Del Nido PJ, Swanson SJ (eds.):  Sabiston and Spencer Surgery of the Chest, 8th Edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders/Elsevier, 2010, 1129-1142.
  11. Brinster CJ, Szeto WY. The Bolton Relay thoracic aortic stent graft. In Bonan R, Kpodonu J (eds.): Manual of Endovascular and Hybrid Therapies for Structural Heart and Aortic Disease. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011 (accepted for publication).
  12. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY.  Endovascular stent grafts for thoracic aortic aneurysm. Chap. 128 in Franco KL, Thourani VH (eds.): Cardiothoracic Surgery Review, 1st Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012, 588-592.
  13. McClure S, Szeto WY, Mack M. Hybrid operating room suite. In Franco KL, Roselli EE, Thourani VH (eds.): Cardiac Surgery: Technique and Practice. 1st Edition. 2012.
  14. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY.  Mechanical valves and conduits. In Franco KL, Roselli EE, Thourani VH (eds.): Cardiac Surgery: Technique and Practice. 1st Edition. 2012.
  15. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY. Acute type B dissection (endovascular repair). In Franco KL, Roselli EE, Thourani VH (eds.): Cardiac Surgery: Technique and Practice. 1st Edition. 2012.
  16. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY. Left ventricular apical access and closure of TAVR. Cardiac Interventions Today 7(2), Apr. 2013.
  17. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Endovascular treatment of aortic disease. Chapter 196 in Cameron D, Yang S (eds.): Current Therapy in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2015 (accepted for publication).
  18. Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Thoracic endovascular aortic repair for type B dissection: A ubiquitous treatment option? [Letter] Circulatory & Cardiovascular Intervention 6(4):326-328, Aug. 2013.
  19. Fabbro M, Gregory A, Gutsche JT, Ramakrishna H, Szeto WY, Augoustides JG.  CASE 11--2014. Successful open repair of an extensive descending thoracic aortic aneurysm in a complex patient. [Case Report] Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 28(5):1397-1402, Oct. 2014 (Epub Oct. 4, 2013).
  20. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY. Endovascular stent grafting of thoracic aortic aneurysm in a patient with rapidly enlarging aneurysm. Endovascular Today 2014 (on-line resource).
  21. Szeto WY. Invited commentary on “Operative outcomes after open repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms in the era of endovascular surgery”. [Comment] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 97(5):1567-1568, May 2014.
  22. Augoustides JG, Desai ND, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Innominate artery cannulation: The Toronto technique for antegrade cerebral perfusion in aortic arch reconstruction-a clinical trial opportunity for the International Aortic Arch Surgery Study Group. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 148(6):2924-2926, Dec. 2014 (Epub Oct. 7, 2014).
  23. Szeto WY. Conventional versus frozen elephant trunk for complex aortic arch pathology: What should we be doing now? [Editorial] Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 149(5):1294-1295, May 2015 (Epub Mar. 5, 2015).
  24. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY.  Management of the aortic arch and descending thoracic aorta for acute type A dissection: Moving away from the "less is more" paradigm. [Editorial]  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 150(1):106-107, July 2015 (Epub Apr. 9, 2015).
  25. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY.  Four-branched graft with stent hybrid prosthesis for single-stage treatment of chronic aortic arch pathology.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 150(1):255-257, July 2015 (Epub Apr. 13, 2015). 
  26. Hobbs R, Vallabhajosyula P.  Szeto WY.  Anatomic considerations. Chap. in Ailawadi G, Kron I (eds.): Catheter Based Valve & Aortic Surgery. New York: Springer, 2015 (in press).
  27. Hobbs R, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY.  In patients with Type A dissection that originates distal to left subclavian artery, can you treat like a type B? In Milner R, Skelly C (eds.): Difficult Decisions in Vascular Surgery-An Evidence Based Approach. New York: Springer, 2015 (in press).
  28. Tang G, George I, Hahn RT, Bapat V, Szeto WY, Kodali SK. Transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR): Design implications, potential pitfalls, and outcomes assessment. Cardiology in Review 2015 (accepted for publication).
  29. Kapadia SR, Tuzcu EM, Makkar RR, Svensson LG, Agarwal S, Kodali S, Fontana GP, Webb JG, Mack M, Thourani VH, Babaliaros VC, Herrmann HC, Szeto WY, Pichard A, Williams MR, Anderson WN, Akin JJ, Miller DC, Smith CR, Leon MB.  Response to letter regarding article, "Long-Term Outcomes of Inoperable Patients with Aortic Stenosis Randomly Assigned to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement or Standard Therapy".  Circulation 132(6):e118-119, Aug. 11, 2015.
  30. Kim KM, Szeto WY.  An aggressive, novel approach using a vacuum-assisted system to treat thoracic aortic graft infection.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery (Epub June 27, 2015).
Alternative Media
  1. Reade CC, Szeto WY.  Femoral / brachial / radial access. Endovascular Portal. CTSNET.org, Oct. 2008.
  2. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Endovascular Portal. CTSNET.org, Oct. 2010.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2015 Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Dwight McGoon Award Nominee
 
2014 Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Dwight McGoon Award Nominee
 
2014 Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors
 
2013 Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Dwight McGoon Award Nominee
 
2013  Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors
 
2012 Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors
 
2004 Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery 42nd Annual Meeting
Resident Presentation Award
 
2003 The Leonard J. Perloff Chief Resident Teaching Award
Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
 
2003 The Penn Pearls Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Teaching Award 
 
2000 - 2002 Thoracic Surgery Foundation Research Fellowship Award
 
1995 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (Junior Year), Medical College of Virginia
 
1995 Medical Student Program of the American College of Surgeons’ 81st Clinical Congress
 
1993 Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Medical College of Virginia
 
1990 Golden Key Honor Society, University of Virginia
 
1989 Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society, University of Virginia
 
1989 Intermediate Honors, University of Virginia
 
1988 Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, University of Virginia

Dr. Wilson Szeto

 
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