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Massad MG, Prasad SM, Chedrawy EG, Lele H.
A perspective on the surgical management of congestive heart failure.
World J Surg. 2008 Mar; 32( 3): 375-80.

Massad MG, Baue AE.
Festschrift editorial: current and future trends in cardiovascular surgery.
World J Surg. 2008 Mar; 32( 3): 339. No abstract available.

Chaer RA, Makaroun MS, Chedrawy EG, Abdelhady K, Lele H, Massad MG.
Endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms: techniques and clinical update.
Cardiology. 2008; 109( 3): 145-53. Epub 2007 Aug 30. Review.

Weinberg GL, Massad MG.
Metabolic modulation for cardiac protection.
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2007 Mar; 5( 2): 135-8. No abstract available.

Massad MG.
Invited commentary on role of simultaneous sequential strategy for failed acute sinus restoration after modified left maze procedure for persistent atrial fibrillation with concomitant mitral surgery.
World J Surg. 2006 Dec; 30( 12): 2297-8. No abstract available.

Desai SS, Massad MG, DiDomenico RJ, Abdelhady K, Hanhan Z, Lele H, Snow NJ, Geha AS.
Recent developments in antithrombotic therapy: will sodium warfarin be a drug of the past?
Recent Patents Cardiovasc Drug Discov. 2006 Nov; 1( 3): 307-16. Review.

Jweied EE, McKinney RD, Walker LA, Brodsky I, Geha AS, Massad MG, Buttrick PM, de Tombe PP.
Depressed cardiac myofilament function in human diabetes mellitus.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2005 Dec; 289( 6): H2478-83. Epub 2005 Aug 5.

Kpodonu J, Massad MG, Caines A, Geha AS.
Outcome of heart transplantation in patients with amyloid cardiomyopathy.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Nov; 24( 11): 1763-5.

Massad MG, Powell CR, Kpodonu J, Tshibaka C, Hanhan Z, Snow NJ, Geha AS.
Outcomes of lung transplantation in patients with scleroderma.
World J Surg. 2005 Nov; 29( 11): 1510-5.

Garrean S, Massad MG, Tshibaka M, Hanhan Z, Caines AE, Benedetti E.
Sirolimus-associated interstitial pneumonitis in solid organ transplant recipients.
Clin Transplant. 2005 Oct; 19( 5): 698-703.

Kpodonu J, Massad MG, Geha AS.
Surgical considerations in the correction of valve dysfunction following heart transplantation.
Clin Transplant. 2005 Oct; 19( 5): 694-7.

Geha AS, Massad MG, Tshibaka C.
Incidental dilatation of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm during catheterization.
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2005 Sep; 13( 3): 298. No abstract available.

Kpodonu J, Massad MG, Chaer RA, Caines A, Evans A, Snow NJ, Geha AS.
The US experience with lung transplantation for pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Sep; 24( 9): 1247-53.

Massad MG, Kpodonu J, Lee J, Espat J, Gandhi S, Tevar A, Geha AS.
Outcome of coronary artery bypass operations in patients with renal insufficiency with and without renal transplantation. Chest. 2005 Aug; 128( 2): 855-62.

Garrean S, Tshibaka C, Hanhan Z, Geha AS, Massad MG.
Coronary-pulmonary steal caused by internal thoracic artery-pulmonary artery fistula after coronary artery bypass operations.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Aug; 130( 2): 569-71. Review. No abstract available.

Kpodonu J, Warso MA, Massad MG.
Osteosarcoma invading adrenal gland: rare cause of adrenal mass.
Urology. 2005 Jun; 65( 6): 1226.

Kpodonu J, Tshibaka C, Massad MG.
The importance of clinical registries for pulmonary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma.
Chest. 2005 May; 127( 5): 1870-1; author reply 1871. No abstract available.

DiDomenico RJ, Massad MG, Kpodonu J, Navarro RA, Geha AS.
Use of recombinant activated factor VII for bleeding following operations requiring cardiopulmonary bypass.
Chest. 2005 May; 127( 5): 1828-35. Review.

Sam AD Jr, Chaer RA, Cintron J, Teresi M, Massad MG.
Upper gastrointestinal bleeding caused by a "hypophrenic" diverticulum of the distal esophagus.
Am Surg. 2005 Apr; 71( 4): 333-5.

Caines AE, Kpodonu J, Massad MG, Chaer R, Evans A, Lee JC, Geha AS.
Cardiac transplantation in patients with iron overload cardiomyopathy.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Apr; 24( 4): 486-8.

DiDomenico RJ, Massad MG.
Pharmacologic strategies for prevention of atrial fibrillation after open heart surgery.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Feb; 79( 2): 728-40. Review.

Massad MG, Navarro RA, Rubeiz H, Kpodonu J, Karol J, Blacha M, Evans A.
Acute postoperative shingles after thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Dec; 78( 6): 2159-61.

Massad MG, Geha AS.
Surgical repair of mechanical complications of myocardial infarction.
World J Surg. 2004 Sep; 28( 9): 847-56. Review.

Geha AS, El-Zein C, Massad MG, Bagai J, Khoury F, Evans A, Kpodonu J.
Surgery for aortic arch thrombosis.
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 Jun; 52( 3): 187-90. Review.

Kpodonu J, Massad MG, Anderson A, Das Gupta TK.
Osteoblastic chondrosarcoma with cardiac and pulmonary arterial extension.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2004 Apr; 25( 4): 650. No abstract available.

Massad MG, Kpodonu J, Jaffe HA.
ICU admission of the lung transplant recipient following hospital discharge.
Chest. 2004 Mar; 125( 3): 813-5. No abstract available.

Chaer RA, Billeh R, Massad MG.
Genetics and gene manipulation therapy of premature coronary artery disease.
Cardiology. 2004; 101( 1-3): 122-30. Review

.Massad MG.
Current trends in heart transplantation.
Cardiology. 2004; 101( 1-3): 79-92. Review.

Caines AE, Massad MG, Kpodonu J, Rebeiz AG, Evans A, Geha AS.
Outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention and medical therapy for multivessel disease with and without left ventricular dysfunction.
Cardiology. 2004; 101( 1-3): 21-8. Review.

Geha AS, El-Zein C, Massad MG.
Mitral valve surgery in patients with ischemic and nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy.
Cardiology. 2004; 101( 1-3): 15-20. Review.

Massad MG.
Surgical options for the management of congestive heart failure.
Cardiology. 2004; 101( 1-3): 5-6. No abstract available.

Schena S, Gilleran J, Chernoff A, Massad MG.
Giant renal cell carcinoma directly invading the heart.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2003 Jun; 23( 6): 1054-5. No abstract available.

Chaer R, Massad MG, Evans A, Snow NJ, Geha AS.
Primary neuroendocrine tumors of the thymus.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Nov; 74( 5): 1733-40. Review.

Cotton CL, Gandhi S, Vaitkus PT, Massad MG, Benedetti E, Mrtek RG, Wiley TE.
Role of echocardiography in detecting portopulmonary hypertension in liver transplant candidates.
Liver Transpl. 2002 Nov; 8( 11): 1051-4. PMID: 12424719 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Shuhaiber JH, Evans AN, Massad MG, Geha AS.
Mechanisms and future directions for prevention of vein graft failure in coronary bypass surgery.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2002 Sep; 22( 3): 387-96. Review.

Massad MG, Evans A, Rubeiz H, Khoury F, Brown A, Karol J, Hernan J, Kalcevich K.
Sympathectomy for truncal hyperhydrosis after traumatic paraplegic injury.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Sep; 124( 3): 636-8. No abstract available.

Evans AN, Massad MG, Gandhi S, Ferrer K.
Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2002 Jun; 21( 6): 1120. No abstract available.

Massad MG, Khoury F, Evans A, Sirois C, Chaer R, Thomas Y, Snow NJ, Briller J, Geha AS.
Late presentation of retained intracardiac ice pick with papillary muscle injury.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 May; 73( 5): 1623-6.

Jackman HL, Massad MG, Sekosan M, Tan F, Brovkovych V, Marcic BM, Erdös EG.
Angiotensin 1-9 and 1-7 release in human heart: role of cathepsin A.
Hypertension. 2002 May; 39( 5): 976-81.

Massad MG.
Christiaan Neethling Barnard (1922-2001).
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Jan; 123( 1): 1-2. No abstract available.

Diodato MD Jr, Shah NR, Prasad SM, Racen EL, Mizutani S, Lawton JS, Damiano RJ Jr.
Progress towards a more physiologic approach to donor heart preservation: the advantages of hyperpolarized arrest.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Sep; 24( 9): 1362-8.

Byrd GD, Prasad SM, Ripplinger CM, Cassilly TR, Schuessler RB, Boineau JP, Damiano RJ Jr.
Importance of geometry and refractory period in sustaining atrial fibrillation: testing the critical mass hypothesis. Circulation. 2005 Aug 30; 112( 9 Suppl): I7-13.

Mizutani S, Prasad SM, Sellitto AD, Schuessler RB, Damiano RJ Jr, Lawton JS.
Myocyte volume and function in response to osmotic stress: observations in the presence of an adenosine triphosphate-sensitive potassium channel opener.
Circulation. 2005 Aug 30; 112( 9 Suppl): I219-23.

Gaynor SL, Maniar HS, Prasad SM, Steendijk P, Moon MR.
Reservoir and conduit function of right atrium: impact on right ventricular filling and cardiac output.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2005 May; 288( 5): H2140-5. Epub 2004 Dec 9.

Maniar HS, Council ML, Prasad SM, Prasad SM, Chu C, Damiano RJ Jr.
Comparison of skill training with robotic systems and traditional endoscopy: implications on training and adoption.
J Surg Res. 2005 May 1; 125( 1): 23-9. Epub 2005 Jan 19.

Gaynor SL, Byrd GD, Diodato MD, Ishii Y, Lee AM, Prasad SM, Gopal J, Berube D, Schuessler RB, Damiano RJ Jr.
Dose response curves for microwave ablation in the cardioplegia-arrested porcine heart.
Heart Surg Forum. 2005; 8( 5): E331-6.

Prasad SM, Prasad SM, Maniar HS, Chu C, Schuessler RB, Damiano RJ Jr.
Surgical robotics: impact of motion scaling on task performance.
J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Dec; 199( 6): 863-8.

Gaynor SL, Ishii Y, Diodato MD, Prasad SM, Barnett KM, Damiano NR, Byrd GD, Wickline SA, Schuessler RB,
Damiano RJ Jr.

Successful performance of Cox-Maze procedure on beating heart using bipolar radiofrequency ablation: a feasibility study in animals.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Nov; 78( 5): 1671-7.

Mokadam NA, McCarthy PM, Gillinov AM, Ryan WH, Moon MR, Mack MJ, Gaynor SL, Prasad SM, Wickline SA, Bailey MS, Damiano NR, Ishii Y, Schuessler RB, Damiano RJ Jr.
A prospective multicenter trial of bipolar radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: early results.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Nov; 78( 5): 1665-70.

Affleck DG, Barner HB, Bailey MS, Perry LA, Maniar H, Prasad SM, Damiano RJ Jr.
Flow dynamics of the internal thoracic and radial artery T-graft.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Oct; 78( 4): 1290-4; discussion 1290-4.

Gaynor SL, Diodato MD, Prasad SM, Ishii Y, Schuessler RB, Bailey MS, Damiano NR, Bloch JB, Moon MR, Damiano RJ Jr.
A prospective, single-center clinical trial of a modified Cox maze procedure with bipolar radiofrequency ablation.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 Oct; 128( 4): 535-42. Erratum in: J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Apr;131(4):772.

Diodato MD, Shah NR, Prasad SM, Gaynor SL, Lawton JS, Damiano RJ Jr.
Donor heart preservation with pinacidil: the role of the mitochondrial K ATP channel.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Aug; 78( 2): 620-6; discussion 626-7.

Prasad SM, Maniar HS, Camillo CJ, Schuessler RB, Boineau JP, Sundt TM 3rd, Cox JL, Damiano RJ Jr.
The Cox maze III procedure for atrial fibrillation: long-term efficacy in patients undergoing lone versus concomitant procedures.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Dec; 126( 6): 1822-8.

Maniar HS, Barner HB, Bailey MS, Prasad SM, Moon MR, Pasque MK, Lester ML, Gay WA, Damiano RJ.
Radial artery patency: are aortocoronary conduits superior to composite grafting?
Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Nov; 76( 5): 1498-503; discussion 1503-4.

Prasad SM, Maniar HS, Diodato MD, Schuessler RB, Damiano RJ Jr.
Physiological consequences of bipolar radiofrequency energy on the atria and pulmonary veins: a chronic animal study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Sep; 76( 3): 836-41; discussion 841-2.

Maniar HS, Prasad SM, Gaynor SL, Chu CM, Steendijk P, Moon MR.
Impact of pericardial restraint on right atrial mechanics during acute right ventricular pressure load.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 Jan; 284( 1): H350-7. Epub 2002 Sep 12.

Maniar HS, Sundt TM 3rd, Prasad SM, Chu CM, Camillo CJ, Moon MR, Rubin BG, Sicard GA.
Delayed paraplegia after thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: a continuing risk.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Jan; 75( 1): 113-9; discussions 119-20.

Prasad SM, Maniar HS, Schuessler RB, Damiano RJ Jr.
Chronic transmural atrial ablation by using bipolar radiofrequency energy on the beating heart.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Oct; 124( 4): 708-13.

Prasad SM, Maniar HS, Soper NJ, Damiano RJ Jr, Klingensmith ME.
The effect of robotic assistance on learning curves for basic laparoscopic skills.
Am J Surg. 2002 Jun; 183( 6): 702-7.

Prasad SM, Maniar HS, Moustakidis P, Schuessler RB, Damiano RJ Jr.
Epicardial ablation on the beating heart: progress towards an off-pump maze procedure.
Heart Surg Forum. 2002; 5( 2): 100-4.

Maniar HS, Sundt TM, Barner HB, Prasad SM, Peterson L, Absi T, Moustakidis P.
Effect of target stenosis and location on radial artery graft patency.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Jan; 123( 1): 45-52.

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