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Wilson Y. Szeto, M.D.
Cardiovascular Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Heart and Vascular Pavilion, 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 and Vascular Pavilion, 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 Professor of Surgery and is Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Surgical Director for Transcatheter Cardio-Aortic Therapies, Associate Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery and is Vice Chief of Clinical Operations and Quality, Division of Cardiovascular 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
2016 - present Professor of Surgery at PPMC, HUP & PAH
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - present Associate Clinical Director of Cardiovascular Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
 
2011 - 2016 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
2017 - present Vice Chief of Clinical Operations and Quality
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
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)
Guidelines Committee, 2016-present
 
2011 - 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 Subcommittee, 2014-present
Workforce on Annual Meeting (Tech Con Taskforce), 2016
Workforce on New Technology, 2016-2018
Chair, Workforce on Annual Meeting (Program Task Force), 2016-2017
STS/ACC TVT Registry Dataset Update Workgroup, 2016-
Chair, Council on Meetings and Education Operating Board, 2016-2019
 
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
Laboratory 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.  J 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.  Transplant Proc; 32(5):954-955, August 2000.
  3. Popma SH, Krasinskas AM, McLean AD, Szeto WY, Kreisel D, Moore JS, Rosengard BR. Immune monitoring in xenotransplantation: The multiparamater cytometric flow mixed lymphocyte culture assay.  Cytometry;42(5):277-283, October 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.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 120(6):1070-1077, December 2000.
  5. Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Szeto WY, Popma SH, Rosengard BR. A murine model of left ventricular tissue engineering. J Heart Lung Transplant; 20(2):197-198, February 2001.
  6. Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Szeto WY, Popma SH, Krasinskas AM, Rosengard BR. FAS-FAS ligand death pathway does not contribute to CTL-mediated apoptosis of mouse vascular endothelium. J Heart Lung Transplant; 20(2):218-9, February 2001.
  7. Popma S, Szeto WY, Krasinskas AM, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Moore JS, Rosengard BR. The TCR repertoire of proliferating T cells is restricted by immunodominant antigens in the direct human anti-pig pathway. J Heart Lung Transplant; 20(2):215, February 2001.
  8. Popma SH, Szeto WY, Moore JS, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Rosengard BR. Human T cells express CD86 and acquire APC function after stimulation with human or porcine APS. J Heart Lung Transplant; 20(2):215, February 2001.
  9. Szeto WY, Krasinskas AM, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Popma SH, Rosengard BR. Depletion of recipient CD8+ T cells does not alter the development of cardiac allograft vasculopathy. J Heart Lung Transplant; 20(2):219, February 2001.
  10. 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. Transplant Proc; 33(1-2):171-172, February/March 2001.
  11. 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. Transplant Proc; 33(1-2):767-769, February/March 2001.
  12. Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Szeto WY, Popma SH, Sankaran D, Krasinskas AY, Amin K, Rosengard BR.  A simple method for culturing mouse vascular endothelium. J Immunol Methods; 254(1-2):31-45, August 2001.
  13. 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):1859-62, June 2001.
  14. Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Szeto WY, Popma SH, Amin KM, Moore JM, Rosengard BR.   Multiparameter flow cytometric approach for the simultaneous evaluation of T lymphocyte-endothelial cell interactions. Cytometry; 46(5):271-80, October 2001.
  15. 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.  J Heart Lung Transplant; 21(2):233-243, February 2002.
  16. 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. Nat Med; 8(3):233-239, March 2002.
  17. 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, April 2002.
  18. 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 2002.
  19. 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. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 124(2):241-249, August 2002.
  20. 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, September 2002.
  21. 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.  J Immunol; 169(11):6154-6161, December 2002.
  22. Szeto WY, Fairman RM, Acker MA, Skelly CL, Augoustides JG, McGarvey M, Woo EY, Velazquez OC.  Emergency endovascular deployment of stent graft in the ascending aorta for contained rupture of innominate artery pseudoaneurysm in a pediatric patient. Ann Thorac Surg; 81(5)1872-1875, May 2006.
  23. 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.  J Applied Physiology; 101(5):1297-1302, November 2006.
  24. 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.  Ann Thorac Surg; 83(2):S769-73; discussion S785-90, February 2007.
  25. Stearns JD, Szeto WY, Cheung AT.  Echocardiographic evidence of the Brockenbrough-Braunwald-Morrow sign after mitral valve repair.  Anesth Analg; 104(3):502-503, March, 2007.
  26. 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.  J Card Surg; 22(2):97-104, March-April, 2007.
  27. 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.  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg; 32(2):255-62, August 2007.
  28. 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.  J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth; 21(3):388-92, June 2007.
  29. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Bowen FW, Geirsson A, Cornelius K, Hargrove WC, Pochettino A.  Reoperative aortic root replacement in patients with previous aortic surgery.  Ann Thorac Surg; 84(5):1592-99, November 2007.
  30. 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.  Ann Thorac Surg; 84(4):1195-1200, October 2007.
  31. 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.  Ann Thorac Surg; 84(6):1955-1964, December 2007.
  32. Augoustides JG, Szeto WY.  Unmasked diabetes insipidus after pericardial drainage and biopsy for pericardial effusion in association with Erdheim-Chester disease.  J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg; 136(1):217-218, July 2008.
  33. 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.  Ann Thorac Surg; 86(1):87-94, July 2008.
  34. Gutsche JT, Szeto WY, Cheung AT.  Endovascular stenting of thoracic aortic aneurysm.  Anesthesia Clin; 26(3):481-499, September 2008.
  35. 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.  J Vasc Surg; 48(3):555-60, September 2008.
  36. Messé 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.  Neurocrit Care; 9(3):344-351, December 2008.
  37. 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.  J Vasc Surg; 49(1):42-6, January 2009.
  38. 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.  Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med; 6(2):140-6, February 2009.
  39. Reade CC, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Aortic valve commissural fenestrations due to sinus of valsalva dilation.  Ann Thorac Surg; 87(2):646, February 2009.
  40. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Hybrid repair of aortic arch aneurysms: Combined open arch reconstruction and endovascular repair. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 21(4):347-354, Winter 2009.
  41. 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.  Ann Thorac Surg; 87(5):1426-30, May 2009.
  42. Modi P, Rodriguez E, Hargrove WC 3rd, Hassan A, Szeto WY, Chitwood WR Jr.  Minimally invasive video-assisted mitral valve surgery: A 12-year, 2-center experience in 1178 patients.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 137(6):1481-87, June 2009.
  43. 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.  Ann Thorac Surg; 88(2):482-490, August 2009.
  44. Wang GJ, Szeto WY, Fairman RM, Woo EY, Bavaria JE, Jackson BM. A composite approach to thoracic aortic stent grafting. Vasc Endovasc Surg; 44(1):36-9, January 2010.
  45. Reece TB, Wallen TJ, Jagasia DH, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY. Open thoracic aortic repair for dysphagia in patients with Kommerell’s diverticulum and right-sided aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery. J Card Surg; 25(1):62-4, January-February 2010.
  46. 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?  J Card Surg; 25(1):56-61, January-February 2010.
  47. 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. Ann Thorac Surg; 89(2):616-618, February 2010.
  48. 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 hemodynamics. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 139(3):646-54, March 2010.
  49. 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.  Ann Thorac Surg; 89(5):1448-57, May 2010.
  50. 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. Ann Thorac Surg; 90(1):78-82, July 2010.
  51. 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. J Vasc Surg; 52(2): 460-3, August 2010.
  52. 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. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg;140(3):590-597, September 2010.
  53. 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. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 140(6 Suppl):S77-80, December 2010.
  54. 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.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg;140(6 Suppl):S109-115, December 2010.
  55. 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. Ann Thorac Surg; 91(1):49-56, January 2011.
  56. Jassar AS, Nicotera SP, Levin N, Vernick WJ, Szeto WY. Inferior vena cava filter migration to the right ventricle. J Card Surg; 26(2):170-2, March 2011.
  57. 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. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg; 52(2):519-22, April 2011.
  58. Jassar AS, Golden MA, Augoustides JG, Vernick WJ, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Balloon assisted deployment prevents endograft misalignment during hybrid aortic arch repair. Ann Thorac Surg; 91(6):1982-4, June 2011.
  59. 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. J Card Surg; 26(4):348-54, July 2011.
  60. 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. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol; 4(4):494-500, August 2011.
  61. Patel RA, Priore DL, Szeto WY, Slevin KA. Left stellate ganglion blockade for the management of drug-resistant electrical storm. Pain Med; 12(8):1196-8, August 2011.
  62. 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. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 142(3):587-94, September 2011.
  63. 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. Ann Thorac Surg; 92(6):2072-77, December 2011.
  64. 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. Ann Thorac Surg; 92(6): 2054-2061, December 2011.
  65. 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. J Vasc Surg; 54(6):1588-91, December 2011.
  66. 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? Ann Thorac Surg; 93(2):480-7, February 2012.
  67. Vallabhajosyula P, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Hybrid approaches to complex aortic arch aneurysms. Operative Techniques Thorac Cardiovasc Surgery; 17(1):15-26, Spring 2012.
  68. 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.  Ann Thorac Surg; 94(1):84-9, July 2012.
  69. 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 Cardiovasc Interv; 80(1):139-47, July 2012.
  70. 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. J Am Coll Cardiol; 60(6):e9, August 2012.
  71. 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.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 144(3):604-611, September 2012.
  72. Augoustides JG, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Advancing the management of acute type A aortic dissection. Ann Thorac Surg; 94(4):1376, October 2012.
  73. 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.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 144(5):1266-8, November 2012.
  74. 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, December 2012.
  75. 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 Cardiovasc Interv; 5(12):e37-8, December 2012.
  76. 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. Ann Thorac Surg; 94(6):1975-82, December 2012
  77. Bavaria JE, Vallabhajosyula P, Komlo C, Szeto WY. Valve sparing aortic root reimplantation and cusp repair in bicuspid aortic valve: with aortic insufficiency and root aneurysm.  Ann Cardiothorac Surg; 2(1):127-9, January 2013.
  78. 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.  Neurocrit Care; 18(1):75-80, February 2013.
  79. 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.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 145(3):748-56, March 2013.
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  159. Vallabhajosyula P, Komlo CM, Szeto WY, Rhode T, Menon R, Desai ND, Bavaria JE. Aortic annulus diameter affects durability of the repaired bicuspid aortic valve. J Heart Valve Dis; 24(4):412-9, July 2016.
  160. Rene AG, Jagasia D, Wickramasinghe SR, Desai N, Szeto W, Vallabhajosyula P, Li RH, Silvestry FE, Giri J, Jha S, Herrmann HC, Anwaruddin S. J Invasive Cardiol Jul 28(7):E59-65, 2016.
  161. Williams ML, Bavaria JE, Acker MA, Desai ND, Vallabhajosyula P, Hargrove WC, Alturi P, Szeto WY. Valve selection in end stage renal disease: Should it always be biological?  Ann Thorac Surg 102(5): 1531-1535, 2016.
  162. Arnaoutakis GJ, Szeto WY. Can the streamliner multilayer flow modulator really streamline the solution to complex arch and thoracoabdominal aortic pathology? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 152(5): 1319-1320, 2016.
  163. Thourani VH, Forcillo J, Beohar N, Doshi D, Parvataneni R, Ayele GM, Kirtane AJ, Babaliaros V, Kodali S, Debvireddy C, Szeto W, Herrmann HC, Makkar R, Ailawadi G, Lim S, Maniar HS, Zajarias A, Suri R, Tuzcu EM, Kapadia S, Svensson L, Condado J, Jensen HA, Mack MJ, Leon MB. Impact of preoperative chronic kidney disease is 2,531 high risk and inoperable patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the PARTNER trial.  Ann Thorac Surg 102(4): 1172-80, 2016.
  164. Ramakrishna H, Patel PA, Gutsche JT, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Mackay E, Feinman JW, Shah R, Zhou E, Weiss SJ, Augoustides JG. Surgical aortic valve replacement-clinical update on recent advances in the contemporary era. J Cadiothorac Vasc Anesth 30(6): 1733-1741, 2016.
  165. Daubert MA, Weissman NJ, Hahn RT, Pibarot P, Parvataneni R, Mack MJ, Svensson LG, Gopal D, Kapadia S, Siegel RJ, Kodali SK, Szeto WY, Makkar R, Leon MB, Douglas PS. Long term valve performance of TAVR and SAVR: A report from the PARTNER I Trial. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2016. Epub 2016
  166. Gutsche JT, Mikkelsen ME, McCarthy FH, Miano TA, Vernick WJ, Ramakrishna H, Patel PA, Augoustides Y, Szeto WY, Desai ND, Lane-Fall MB, Williams ML. Veno-venous extracorporeal life support in hemodynamically unstable patients with ARDS. Anesth Analg 2016. Epub Oct 2016.
  167. Vallabhajosyula P, Gottret JP, Menon R, Sultan I, Abbas Z, Siki M, Kramer M, Pulsipher A, Naidu S, Pochettino A, Milewski K, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Central repair with antegrade TEVAR for malperfusion syndromes in acute Debakey I Aortic dissection. Ann Thorac Surg,Epub 2016.
  168. Arnaoutakis GJ, Szeto WY. The future is now: An endovascular option for Type A aortic dissection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg  Epub 2016.
Reviews in Peer Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Szeto WY, Gleason TG. Operative management of ascending aortic dissections.Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 17(3):247-255, Fall 2005.
  2. Brinkman WT, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Overview of great vessel trauma. Thorac Surg Clin; 17(1):95-108, February 2007.
  3. McGarvey ML, Cheung AT, Szeto W, Messé SR.  Management of neurologic complications of thoracic aortic surgery. J Clin Neurophysiol; 24(4):336-343, August 2007.
  4. Brinkman WT, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Stent graft treatment for transverse arch and descending thoracic aorta aneurysms. Curr Opin Cardiol; 22(6):510-6, November 2007.
  5. 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. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth; 23(4):569-576, August 2009.
  6. Desai ND, Szeto WY. Complex aortic arch aneurysm and dissections: Hybrid techniques for surgical and endovascular therapy. Curr Opin Cardiol; 24(6): 521-527, November 2009
  7. Augoustides JG, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Advances in aortic valve repair: Focus on functional approach, clinical outcomes, and central role of echocardiography. J Cardiothor Vasc Anesth; 4(6):1016-20, October 2010.
  8. 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. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg; 39(4): 519-22, April 2011.
  9. 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. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth; 26(6):1139-1144, December 2012.
  10. Ghadimi K, Patel PA, Gutsche JT, Sophocles A, Anwaruddin S, Szeto WY, Augoustides JG.  Perioperative conduction disturbances after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth; 27(6):1414-20, December 2013.
  11. 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. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth; 28(4):1171-1175, August 2014.
  12. 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. Biomedical Research International 325725, September 2014.
  13. 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; 101(20):1665-71, October 2015.
  14. Tang GH, George I, Hahn RT, Bapat V, Szeto WY, Kodali SK.  Transcatheter mitral valve replacement: Design implications, potential pitfalls and outcomes assessment. Cardiol Rev; 23(6):290-6, November-December 2015.
  15. Sultan I, McGarvey J, Vallabhajosyula P, Desai ND, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY. Routine use of hemiarch during acute type A aortic dissection repair. Ann Cardiothorac Surg; 5(3):245-7, May 2016.
  16. Ramakrishna H, Patel PA, Gutsche JT, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, MacKay E, Feinman JW, Shah R, Zhou E, Weiss SJ, Augoustides JG. Surgical aortic valve replacement – Clinical update on recent advances in the contemporary era.  J CArdiothorac Vasc Anesth April 2016 (Epub ahead of print)
  17. Sultan I, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY. Hybrid techniques for aortic arch aneurysm repair. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth July 2013 (Epub ahead of print).
Abstracts (last 3 years)
  1. 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. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 49th Annual Meeting, January 2013.
  2. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Komlo C, Wallen TJ, Desai N, Bavaria JE. Primary aortic valve repair is inferior to root reimplantation in bicuspid aortic insufficiency. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 49th Annual Meeting January 2013.
  3. Vallabhajosyula P, Pulsipher AM, Wallen T, Musthaq S, Szeto W, Woo YJ, Pochettino A, Acker M, Hargrove WC. Minimally invasive right thoracotomy approach can be safely adopted in reoperative mitral valve surgery with equivalent postoperative outcomes to traditional redo sternotomy approach. American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Mitral Conclave Meeting, New York, NY May 2013.
  4. McCarthy F, Desai N, Fox Z, George J, Vallabhajosyula P, Moeller P, Szeto W, Bavaria JE.  Moderate mitral regurgitation in aortic root replacement surgery – comparing mitral repair versus no mitral repair.  American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Mitral Conclave Meeting, New York, NY, May 2013. 
  5. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Desai N, Pulsipher A, Musthaq S, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE. Antegrade thoracic stent grafting during repair of acute Debakey I dissection promotes distal aortic remodeling and reduces late open reoperation rate.  93rd American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 2013.
  6. Vallabhajosyula P, Komlo C, Szeto WY, Desai N, Bavaria JE.  Preoperative aortic annulus diameter affects valve durability in bicuspid aortic valve patients undergoing primary valve repair plus subcommissural annuloplasty for aortic insufficiency. 27th European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, October 2013.
  7. Desai N, Menon R, Szeto W, Woo YJ, Moeller P, Vallabhajosyula P, Bavaria JE.  Retrograde aortic dissection after thoracic endovascular aortic repair: operative management techniques and pitfalls.  27th European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, October 2013.
  8. Kadakia MB, Herrmann HC, Desai N, Fox Z, Ogbara J, Anwaruddin S, Jagasia D, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Menon R, Giri J.  Lower vascular complications with percutaneous versus open transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.  Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 2013. 
  9. Atluri P, Goldstone AB, Fox J, Szeto WY, Hargrove WC. Minimally invasive, port access cardiac surgery can be performed safely with minimal vascular complications utilizing either endoaortic balloon or Chitwood clamp. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 50th Annual Meeting, January 2014.
  10. McCarthy FH, Desai ND, Vallabhajosyula P, Fox ZE, Menon R, George J, Anwaruddin S, Herrmann H, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Propensity matched comparison of open aortic and mitral replacement or repair versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with significant mitral regurgitation.  50th Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2014.
  11. Jassar AS, Desai N, Pochettino A, Vallabhajosyula P, Maniaci J, Milewski RK, McCarthy FH, Moeller P, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Outcomes of aortic root replacement after previous aortic root replacement: the “true” redo root.  50th Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2014.
  12. Rylski B, Desai ND, Bavaria JE, Moser G, Moeller P, Szeto WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Pochettino A, Milewski RK.  Aortic valve morphology determines the clinical presentation and surgical approach to type A aortic dissection.  50th Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2014.
  13. Vallabhajosyula P, Jassar AS, Menon R, Komlo C, Gutsche JT, Desai N, Hargrove W, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Moderate hypothermia and antegrade cerebral perfusion via direct central innominate artery cannulation: a novel and safe circulatory arrest strategy for aortic arch.  50th Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2014.
  14. Vallabhajosyula P, Jassar AS, Menon RS, Komlo C, Gutsche J, Desai N, Hargrove WC, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Moderate versus deep hypothermic circulatory arrest for elective aortic transverse hemiarch reconstruction. 50th Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 2014.
  15. Jassar AS, Vallabhajosyula P, Desai ND, Atluri P, Gutsche J, Vernick W, McCarthy F, Komlo C, Menon R, Hargrove WC, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY. Direct innominate artery cannulation: A novel technique for antegrade cerebral perfusion during aortic arch reconstruction. AATS Aortic Symposium, April 2015.
  16. Vallabhajosyula P, Komlo C, Szeto WY, Wallen T, Rhode T, Sultan I, Okamura H, Desai ND, Bavaria JE.  Midterm outcomes with valve sparing root reimplantation by aortic valve type: bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valve.  94th American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Aortic Symposium Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, April 2014. 
  17. McCarthy F, Kobrin D, Fox Z, Menon R, Jassar A, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto W, Bavaria J, Desai N.  Assessing the risk of low and very low ejection fraction in aortic root replacement surgery.  94th American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Aortic Symposium Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, April 2014.
  18. Rylski B, Milewski R, Bavaria J, Vallabhajosyula P, Moser W, Szeto W, Desai N.  Long-term results of aggressive hemiarch replacement in 597 patients with acute type A aortic dissection.  94th American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Aortic Symposium Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, April 2014. 
  19. Rylski B, Bavaria J, Milewski R, Woo J, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto W, Desai N.  Central versus peripheral cannulation for type A aortic dissection: a propensity matched analysis.  94th American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Aortic Symposium Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, April 2014.
  20. Rylski B, Branchetti E, Bavaria J, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto W, Milewski RK, Desai ND.  Modeling of pre-dissection aortic size in acute type a dissection: over 90% fail to meet the guidelines for elective ascending replacement.  94th American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Aortic Symposium Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, April 2014.
  21. Desai ND, Gottret J, Szeto WY, Jackson B, Moeller P, Vallabhajosyula P, Wang GJ, Bavaria JE.  Impact of timing on major complications after TEVAR for acute type B aortic dissection.  94th American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Aortic Symposium Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, April 2014.
  22. Desai N, Menon R, Sutter K, Walsh L, Choudhary D, Szeto W, Anwaruddin S, Vallabhajosyula P, Herrmann H, Bavaria J.  Impact of Concomitant Pulmonary Disease on Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.  Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple VIII: Evaluation and management of Valvular Heart Diseases, New York, NY, May 2014.
  23. Desai N, Wallen T, Anwaruddin S, Vallabhajosyula P, Menon R, Herrmann H, Szeto W, Bavaria J.  Does Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Affect Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement?  Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple VIII: Evaluation and management of Valvular Heart Diseases, New York, NY, May 2014.
  24. Desai N, Menon R, Szeto W, Gupta K, Vallabhajosyula P, Moeller P, Acker, Bavaria J.  Impact of Preoperative Anemia on Early and Late Outcomes after Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.  Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple VIII: Evaluation and management of Valvular Heart Diseases, New York, NY, May 2014.
  25. Bavaria J, Menon R, Szeto W, Komlo C, McClure S, Lazar S, Freas M, Desai N.  Single Center 5 Year Results of the St. Jude Medical Trifecta Pericardial Aortic Valve Bioprosthesis with a Sub-Group analysis of Octogenarians.  Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple VIII: Evaluation and management of Valvular Heart Diseases, New York, NY, May 2014.
  26. Walsh EK, Szeto W, Desai N, Vallabhajosyula P, Anwaruddin S, Giri J, Herrmann H, Bavaria J.  The Art of Documentation for TAVR Reimbursement.  Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple VIII:  Evaluation and Management of Valvular Heart Diseases, New York, NY, May 2014.
  27. Desai N, Sutter K, Walsh L, Stetson R, Anwaruddin S, Giri J, Vallabhajosyula P, Menon R, Li R, Szeto W, Herrmann H, Bavaria J.  Determinants of variation in cost-effectiveness of TAVR in inoperable patients.  Western Thoracic Surgical Association Meeting, Dana Point, CA, June 2014.
  28. Vallabhajosyula P, Robb JD, Menon R, Gottret J, Desai N, Szeto W, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE.  Managing distal arch tears in Debakey I aortic dissection: cut or stent?  28th European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy, October 2014.
  29. Vallabhajosyula P, Kramer M, Lazar S, Szeto WY, Atluri P, Desai ND, Rame EJ, Wald J, Gray K, Acker M.  Ipsilateral lower extremity complications in patients undergoing emergent common femoral arteriovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenator therapy.  Accepted for presentation at the 95th American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, April 2015.
  30. McCarthy FH, Vallabhajosyula P, Gottret J, Desai N, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY.  Endovascular repair of ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm with transapical deployment of thoracic aortic stent graft.  51st Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, January 2015.
  31. Desai N, Menon R, Szeto WY, Gottret J, Moeller P, Vallabhajosyula P, Bavaria JE.  Decision making for the management of type A dissection repair in octogenarians. 51st Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, January 2015.
  32. Gottret J, Szeto WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Menon R, Moeller P, Wang G, Jackson B, Fairman RM, Bavaria Je, Desai N.  Thoracic endovascular aortic repair promotes false lumen thrombosis and remodeling of the thoracic aorta in acute complicated type B aortic dissection.  51st Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, January 2015.
  33. Vallabhajosyula P, Pulsipher A, Pitkin E, Small D, Wallen T, Musthaq S, Acker M, Hargrove WC.  Midterm Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in Reoperations on the Mitral Valve: Propensity Matched Analysis.  2015 American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Mitral Conclave, New York, NY, April 2015.
  34. Atluri P, Gaffey AC, Szeto WY, Hargrove WC. The benefits of port access mitral valve surgery can be safely offered to morbidly obese patients. International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2015.
  35. Desai ND, Dibble T, Moeller P, Blaber O, Savino D, Spragan D, McCarthy FH, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Long-term outcomes of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for descending thoracic aneurysmal disease: Pooled results from five FDA IDE studies.  AATS Aortic Symposium, May 2016.
  36. Habertheuer A, Vallabhajosyula P, Bavaria JE, Milewski K, Szeto W, Desai ND, Williams M. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation bridge in acute type A aortic dissection. AATS Aortic Symposium, May 2016.
  37. Jassar AS, Messé SR, Bavaria JE, Vallabhajosyula P, Desai ND, Milewski RK, Gutsche J, Vernick WJ, Hargrove WC III, Szeto WY. Unilateral antegrade cerebral perfusion during moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest: Using intraoperative EEK and cerebral oximetry to improve outcomes. AATS 96th Annual Meeting, May 2016.
  38. McCarthy FH, Spragan DD, McDermott KM, Groeneveld PW, Hoedt AC, Herrmann HC, Anwaruddin S, Giri J, Bavaria JE, Szeto WY, Desai ND. Alternative approaches in transcatheter aortic valve replacement and costs in the U.S. Medicare population. AATS 96th Annual Meeting, May 2016.
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., 15-25, 2001.
  3. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Commentary on "Conventional open repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms". 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, 269-304, 2008.
  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.   Ann Thorac Surg;85(1 Suppl):S1-41, January 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”. Ann Thorac Surg;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, Bavaria JE (Guest Editors). Advances in thoracic endovascular aortic repair: Introduction. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg;21(4):339-340, Winter 2009.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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; PARTNER Trial Investigators.  Two-year outcomes after transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement. N Engl J Med;366(18):1686-95, May 2012.
  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.  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.
  17. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY. Left ventricular apical access and closure of TAVR. Cardiac Interventions Today 7(2), March/April 2013.
  18. Nathan D, Szeto W, Gutsche J, Min H, Kalapatapu V. Metastatic endometrial sarcoma with inferior vena caval and cardiac involvement: A combined surgical approach. Vasc Endovasc Surg;48(3):267-270, April 2014.
  19. Szeto WY. Invited commentary on “Operative outcomes after open repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms in the era of endovascular surgery”.  Ann Thorac Surg; 97(5):1567-8, May 2014.
  20. Messé SR, Acker MA, Kasner SE, Fanning M, Giovannetti T, Ratcliffe SJ, Bilello M, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Hargrove WC, Mohler ER, Floyd TF; Determining Neurologic Outcomes from Valve Operations (DeNOVO) Investigators.  Stroke after aortic valve surgery: Results from a prospective cohort.  Circulation 129(22):2253-2261, June 2014.
  21. 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):2578-609, June 2014.
  22. 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. J Am Coll Cardiol; 63(23):2591-623, June 2014.
  23. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY. Endovascular stent grafting of thoracic aortic aneurysm in a patient with rapidly enlarging aneurysm. Endovascular Today, September2014 (on-line resource).
  24. 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. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth; 28(5):1397-402, October 2014.
  25. Vallabhajosyula P, Wallen T, Szeto W, Bavaria JE.  Endovascular stent grafting of the thoracic aorta.  Chap.  9 in Moorjani N, Ohri SK, Wechsler AW (eds.): Cardiac Surgery: Recent Advances and Techniques.  London: Hodder Arnold, 2014, 111-132.
  26. Gillinov AM, Gelijns AC, Parides MK, DeRose JJ Jr, Moskowitz AJ, Voisine P, Ailawadi G, Bouchard D, Smith PK, Mack MJ, Acker MA, Mullen JC, Rose EA, Chang HL, Puskas JD, Couderc JP, Gardner TJ, Varghese R, Horvath KA, Bollin SF, Michler RE, Celler NL, Ascheim DD, Miller MA, Bagiella E, Moquete EG, Williams P, Taddei-Paters WC, O’Gara PT, Blackstone EH, Argenziano M, CTSN investigators. Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation during mitral-valve surgery. N Engl J Med; 371(15):1399-409, April 2015.
  27. Rihal CS, Naidu SS, Givertz MM, Szeto WY, Burke JA, Kapur NK, Kern M, Garratt KN, Goldstein JA, Dimas V, Tu T; Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI); Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA); Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS); American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology. 2015  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; the Cardiological Society of India, and Sociedad Latino Americana de Cardiologia Intervencionista: Affirmation of Value by the Canadienne Association of Value by the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology-Association Canadienne de Cardiologie d’intervention). J Am Coll Cardiol; 65(19):2140-2141, May 2015.
  28. 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.
  29. 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 385(9986):2485-91, June 2015.
  30. Rihal CS, Naidu SS, Givertz MM, Szeto WY, Burke JA, Kapur NK, Kern M, Garratt KN, Goldstein JA, Dimas V, Tu T; Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI); Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA); Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS); American Heart Association (AHA); American College of Cardiology (ACC). 2015 SCAI/ACC/HFSA/STS Clinical expert consensus statement on the use of percutaneous mechanical circulatory support devices in cardiovascular care (Endorsed by the American Heart Association, The Cardiological Society of India, and Sociedad Latino Americana de Cardiologia Intervencion; Affirmation of Value by the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology-Association Canadienne de Cardiologie d/intervention). J Card Fail; 21(6):499-518, June 2015.
  31. Rihal CS, Naidu SS, Givertz MM, Szeto WY, Burke JA, Kapur NK, Kern M, Garratt KN, Goldstein JA, Dimas V, Tu T.  Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI); Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA); Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS); American Heart Association (AHA); American College of Cardiology. 2015 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, the Cardiological Society of India, and Sociedad Latino Americana de Cardiologia Intervencionista: Affirmation of Value by the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology-Association Canadienne de Cardiologie d’intervention). Catheter Cardiovasc Interv;85(7):1112-4, June 2015.
  32. 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 Investigators.  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):338-46, July 2015.
  33. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY.  Management of the aortic arch & descending thoracic aorta for acute type A dissection: Moving away from the "less is more" paradigm. [Editorial]  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg;150(1):106-107, July 2015.
  34. 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, August 2015.
  35. 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.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg;150(3): 557-68, September 2015.
  36. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY. Current paradigms in aortic arch repair: Striking the balance between open surgery and endovascular repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 150(6):1399-400, December 2015.
  37. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE.  Endovascular therapy for the treatment of thoracic aortic pathologies.  Chap. 72 in Selke F, del Nido P, Swanson (eds.):  Sabiston and Spencer’s Surgery of the Chest, 8th Edition.  Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders/Elsevier, 2015, 1129-1142.
  38. Vallabhajosyula P, McClure RS, Szeto W.  Aortic root replacement with mechanical composite valve graft conduit. Management of Multiple Organ System Dysfunction in the Cardiac Patient. 2015, 1-10.
  39. Vallabhajosyula P, McClure RS, Szeto W.  Acute type B dissection (Endovascular Repair). Management of Multiple Organ System Dysfunction in the Cardiac Patient. 2015, 1-8.
  40. Shah AM, Ogbara J, Hermann 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 and cardiovascular interventions. 1-7, November 2015.
  41. Leon MB, Smith CR, Mack MJ, Makkar RR, Svensson LG, Kodali SK, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Miller DC, Herrmann HC, Doshi D, Cohen DJ, Pichard AD, Kapadia S, Dewey T, Babaliaros V, Szeto WY, Williams MR, Kereiakes D, Zajarias A, Greason KL, Whisenant BK, Hodson RW, Moses JW, Trento A, Brown DL, Fearon WF, Pibarot P, Hahn RT, Jaber WA, Anderson WN, Alu MC, Webb JG; PARTNER 2 Investigators. Transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement in intermediate risk patients.  N Engl J Med; 28;374(17):1609-20, April 2016.
  42. Jassar AS, Szeto WY. Early reperfusion for acute type A dissection complicated with distal malperfusion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg;151(6):e113-4, June 2016.
  43. Hobbs R, Vallabhajosyula P.  Szeto WY.  Anatomic considerations. Chap. in Ailawadi G, Kron I (eds.): Catheter Based Valve & Aortic Surgery. New York: Springer, 2016 (in press).
  44. 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, 2016 (in press).
  45. McClure S, Szeto WY, Mack M. Hybrid operating room suite. Chap. in Franco KL, Roselli EE, Thourani VH (eds.): Cardiac Surgery: Technique and Practice. 1st Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016 (in press).
  46. Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY.  Mechanical valves and conduits. In Franco KL, Roselli EE, Thourani VH (eds.): Cardiac Surgery: Technique and Practice. 1st Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016 (in press).
  47. 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. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016 (in press).
  48. Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Endovascular treatment of aortic disease. Chapter 196 in Cameron D, Yang S (eds.): Current Therapy in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, 2d Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2016 (in press).
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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