Published Research

Recently Published (2016 – Present) Manuscripts Utilizing STS Data: Adult Cardiac, General Thoracic, Congenital Heart and Intermacs Surgery Databases

Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
Lead Author Title Publication Date
Vinod Thourani The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Research The Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2019
Tyler Wallen Elective Aortic Root Replacement in North America: Analysis of STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2019
Thomas Schwann Bilateral internal thoracic artery versus radial artery multi-arterial bypass grafting: a report from the STS database The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery April 2019
Arman Kilic Clinical Outcomes of Mitral Valve Reoperations in the United States: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery March 2019
Christina Vassileva Mitral valve repair vs replacement in elderly with degenerative disease: Analysis of the STS ACSD The Annals of Thoracic Surgery March 2019
Lawrence Wei Contemporary Surgical Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the United States The Annals of Thoracic Surgery March 2019
Daniel Friedman Use of left atrial appendage occlusion among older cardiac surgery patients with preoperative atrial fibrillation: a national cohort study Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology February 2019
Zachary Kon The Incidence and Outcomes of Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy in North America The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2018
Jeremiah Brown Utility of Biomarkers to Improve Prediction of Readmission or Mortality After Cardiac Surgery The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2018
J. Scott Rankin The Impact of Mitral Disease Etiology on Operative Mortality After Mitral Valve Operations The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2018
Alice Wang Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in Older Individuals: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2018
Mohamad Alaeddine Aortic clamping strategy and postoperative stroke The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery October 2018
Morgan Cox Outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with myocardial infarction, cardiogenic shock and unresponsive neurological state: analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery October 2018
Makoto Mori Perioperative Risk Profiles and Volume-Outcome Relationships in Proximal Thoracic Aortic Surgery The Annals of Thoracic Surgery October 2018
James Gammie Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis The Annals of Thoracic Surgery September 2018
John Fallon The Incidence and Consequence of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement The Annals of Thoracic Surgery July 2018
Vinay Badhwar The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Research: Outcomes Analysis, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety The Annals of Thoracic Surgery July 2018
S. Chris Malaisrie Burden of preoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery June 2018
J. Scott Rankin Associations Between Surgical Ablation and Operative Mortality After Mitral Valve Procedures The Annals of Thoracic Surgery June 2018
A. Laurie Shroyer Single- Versus Multicenter Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes The Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2018
Thomas Schwann Operative Outcomes of Multiple-Arterial Versus Single-Arterial Coronary Bypass Grafting The Annals of Thoracic Surgery April 2018
Alexander Brescia Determinants of Variation in Pneumonia Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting The Annals of Thoracic Surgery February 2018
Daniel Friedman Association Between Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion and Readmission for Thromboembolism Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Concomitant Cardiac Surgery JAMA January 2018
Teng Lee Contemporary management and outcomes of acute type A aortic dissection: An analysis of the STS adult cardiac surgery database Journal of Cardiac Surgery January 2018
Brent Keeling Conversion From Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting to On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting The Annals of Thoracic Surgery October 2017
Thomas Schwann Worldwide Trends in Multi-arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery 2004-2014: A Tale of 2 Continents Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Autumn 2017
Brian Englum Hypothermia and cerebral protection strategies in aortic arch surgery: a comparative effectiveness analysis from the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery September 2017
Vinay Badhwar Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation in the United States: Trends and Propensity Matched Outcomes The Annals of Thoracic Surgery August 2017
Vinod Thourani The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Research The Annals of Thoracic Surgery July 2017
Vinay Badhwar Performing Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Repair at the Time of Mitral Valve Operations Is Not Associated With Increased Operative Mortality The Annals of Thoracic Surgery February 2017
Thomas Schwann Variation in Warfarin Use at Hospital Discharge After Isolated Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Replacement: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database CHEST September 2016
Sean O’Brien Variation in Hospital Risk-Adjusted Mortality Rates Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States: A Report From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes September 2016
Fred Edwards Failure to Rescue Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Analysis From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery August 2016
Vinay Badhwar The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Research The Annals of Thoracic Surgery July 2016
David Whellan Trends in Robotic-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts: A Study of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database, 2006 to 2012 The Annals of Thoracic Surgery July 2016
Jonathan Afilalo Gait Speed and Operative Mortality in Older Adults Following Cardiac Surgery JAMA Cardiology June 2016
Fred Edwards Development and Validation of a Risk Prediction Model for In-Hospital Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement JAMA Cardiology April 2016
Deepak Acharya Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Data From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery February 2016
Jeffrey Jacobs Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery February 2016
Rajendra Mehta Association of Hospital and Physician Characteristics and Care Processes With Racial Disparities in Procedural Outcomes Among Contemporary Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery  Circulation January 2016

 

General Thoracic Surgery Database
Lead Author Title Publication Date
Felix Fernandez Lack of correlation between short- and long-term performance after lung cancer surgery. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery April 2019
Betty Tong Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database for Lobectomy The Annals of Thoracic Surgery March 2019
Bryan Stanifer Short-Term Outcomes of Tracheal Resection in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery December 2018
Traves Crabtree The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Research The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2018
Daniel Boffa Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery Performed by Thoracic Surgeons as Effective as Thoracotomy Journal of Clinical Oncology August 2018
Christopher Towe Restrictive Transfusion Practices After Esophagectomy Are Associated With Improved Outcome: A Review of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2018
Brian Mitzman Complications After Esophagectomy Are Associated With Extremes of Body Mass Index The Annals of Thoracic Surgery October 2018
Seth Krantz Invasive Mediastinal Staging for Lung Cancer by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Participants The Annals of Thoracic Surgery October 2018
Christopher Seder The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database 2018 Update on Outcomes and Quality The Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2018
Felix Fernandez Differential effects of operative complications on survival after surgery for primary lung cancer The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery March 2018
Mark Onaitis Prediction of Long-Term Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery for Elderly Patients in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery January 2018
Henning Gaissert The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Research The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2017
A. Laurie Shroyer Geographic Variations in Lung Cancer Lobectomy Outcomes: The General Thoracic Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2017
Michael Durheim Mortality and Respiratory Failure After Thoracoscopic Lung Biopsy for Interstitial Lung Disease The Annals of Thoracic Surgery August 2017
Daniel Boffa Surgically Managed Clinical Stage IIIA-Clinical N2 Lung Cancer in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery August 2017
Trevor Williams Operative Risk for Major Lung Resection Increases at Extremes of Body Mass Index The Annals of Thoracic Surgery January 2017
Henning Gaissert The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Research The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2016
Brian Louie Comparison of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery and Robotic Approaches for Clinical Stage I and Stage II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Using The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery September 2016
Felix Fernandez STS Lung Cancer Resection Risk Model: Higher Quality Data and Superior Outcomes The Annals of Thoracic Surgery August 2016
Felix Fernandez Longitudinal Follow-up of Lung Cancer Resection From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database in Patients 65 Years and Older The Annals of Thoracic Surgery June 2016
Smita Sihag Minimally Invasive Versus Open Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: A Comparison of Early Surgical Outcomes From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery April 2016
Congenital Heart Surgery Database
Lead Author Title Publication Date
Dylan Thibault Postoperative Transcatheter Interventions in Children Undergoing Congenital Heart Surgery Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions June 2019
Nadine Straka Factors Associated with Adverse Outcomes after Repair of Anomalous Coronary from Pulmonary Artery The Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2019
Charles Fraser III The Prevalence and Impact of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia among Patients Undergoing Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Spring 2019
Brian Kogon Readmission Following Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery February 2019
Michael Quartermain Prenatal Diagnosis Influences Preoperative Status in Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Pediatric Cardiology October 2018
Vyas Kartha National Benchmarks for Proportions of Patients Receiving Blood Transfusions During Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery: An Analysis of the STS Congenital Heart Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery October 2018
Nathaniel Greene A Study of Practice Behavior for Endotracheal Intubation Site for Children With Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Surgery: Impact of Endotracheal Intubation Site on Perioperative Outcomes-An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society Database Anesthesia & Analgesia September 2018
Kimberly Holst Surgical Management and Outcomes of Ebstein Anomaly in Neonates and Infants: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Analysis The Annals of Thoracic Surgery September 2018
Marshall Jacobs The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Research The Annals of Thoracic Surgery September 2018
Clifford Cua Hybrid Palliation: Outcomes After the Comprehensive Stage 2 Procedure The Annals of Thoracic Surgery May 2018
John Costello Associations Between Unplanned Cardiac Reinterventions and Outcomes After Pediatric Cardiac Operations The Annals of Thoracic Surgery April 2018
Nhue Do Shunt Failure-Risk Factors and Outcomes: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery March 2018
Marshall Jacobs The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Research The Annals of Thoracic Surgery September 2017
Michael O’Byrne Effect of Obesity and Underweight Status on Perioperative Outcomes of Congenital Heart Operations in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: An Analysis of Data From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Circulation August 2017
Brett Anderson Association of Surgeon Age and Experience With Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes July 2017
Kristen Nelson-McMillan Delayed Sternal Closure in Infant Heart Surgery-The Importance of Where and When: An Analysis of the STS Congenital Heart Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2016
Sara Pasquali Congenital Heart Surgery Case Mix Across North American Centers and Impact on Performance Assessment The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2016
Angira Patel Prevalence of Noncardiac and Genetic Abnormalities in Neonates Undergoing Cardiac Operations: Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery November 2016
Patricia Hickey Critical Care Nursing’s Impact on Pediatric Patient Outcomes The Annals of Thoracic Surgery October 2016
Jeffrey Jacobs Mortality Trends in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery October 2016
David B. Meyer Variation in Perfusion Strategies for Neonatal and Infant Aortic Arch Repair: Contemporary Practice in the STS Congenital Heart Surgery Database World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery September 2016
William Mahle Early Extubation After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot and the Fontan Procedure: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery September 2016
Marshall Jacobs The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Research The Annals of Thoracic Surgery September 2016
Lawrence Schwartz The Perioperative Use of Dexmedetomidine in Pediatric Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: An Analysis from the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society-Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Disease Database Anesthesia & Analgesia September 2016
Christopher Mastropietro Tracheostomy After Operations for Congenital Heart Disease: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database The Annals of Thoracic Surgery June 2016
Intermacs Database
Lead Author Title Publication Date
David Peng Outcomes of children with congenital heart disease implanted with ventricular assist devices: An analysis of the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) The Journal of Heart and 
Lung Transplantation
April 2019
Palak Shah Stroke and death risk in ventricular assist device patients varies by ISHLT infection category: An INTERMACS analysis The Journal of Heart and 
Lung Transplantation
February 2019

 

 

 

 

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