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  1. Berlin Heart EXCOR and ACTION post-approval surveillance study report. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Jan 19. View in PubMed
  2. Life-threatening but forgotten complication after Norwood operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 24. View in PubMed
  3. Mitchell ME, Hraska V, Kouretas PC. 360-Degree Cone Reconstruction for Ebstein's Anomaly. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 09; 106(3):e155-e158. View in PubMed
  4. Matto F, Kouretas PC, Smith R, Ostrowsky J, Cina AJ, Hess DT, Stamler JS, Reynolds JD. S-Nitrosohemoglobin Levels and Patient Outcome After Transfusion During Pediatric Bypass Surgery. Clin Transl Sci. 2018 03; 11(2):237-243. View in PubMed
  5. Densmore JC, Oldham KT, Dominguez KM, Berdan ER, McCormick ME, Beste DJ, Amos LB, Lang CA, Woods RK, Kouretas PC, Mitchell ME. Neonatal esophageal trachealization and esophagocarinoplasty in the treatment of flow-limited Floyd II tracheal agenesis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 06; 153(6):e121-e125. View in PubMed
  6. Scimitar Syndrome-Complex Surgical Revision 3 Decades After Repair. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb; 103(2):e183-e185. View in PubMed
  7. Rat bite fever: Complex triple valve surgery for endocarditis and sinus of Valsalva fistula. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 03; 153(3):e45-e46. View in PubMed
  8. Venous Myocardial Infarction in an Infant with Obstructed Totally Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage and Coronary Sinus Ostial Atresia. Tex Heart Inst J. 2016 Oct; 43(5):430-432. View in PubMed
  9. Characteristics of Hospitalizations for the Glenn Procedure in Those With Isomerism Compared to Those Without. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Dec; 37(8):1409-1415. View in PubMed
  10. Pyloric exclusion for treatment of complicated duodenal atresia. Neonatology. 2014; 105(4):263-6. View in PubMed
  11. Fetal diagnosis of superior vena cava aneurysm. Echocardiography. 2012 Nov; 29(10):E267-9. View in PubMed
  12. Ley E, Sharshiner R, Kouretas P, Siddiqi F. Staged cleft sternum repair using dermal allograft and synthetic mesh. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 Aug; 67(2):156-8. View in PubMed
  13. Long-term Outcome and Risk of Heart Block After Surgical Treatment of Subaortic Stenosis. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2010 Apr; 1(1):15-9. View in PubMed
  14. Kouretas PC, Kaza AK, Burch PT, Witte MK, Clayson SE, Everitt MD, Selzman CH. Experience with the Levitronix CentriMag in the pediatric population as a bridge to decision and recovery. Artif Organs. 2009 Nov; 33(11):1002-4. View in PubMed
  15. Kouretas PC, Burch PT, Kaza AK, Lambert LM, Witte MK, Everitt MD, Siddiqi FA. Management of deep wound complications with vacuum-assisted therapy after Berlin Heart EXCOR ventricular assist device placement in the pediatric population. Artif Organs. 2009 Nov; 33(11):922-5. View in PubMed
  16. Everitt MD, Donaldson AE, Casper TC, Stehlik J, Hawkins JA, Tani LY, Renlund DG, Kouretas PC, Kaza AK, Bullock EA, Cardon M, Kfoury AG. Effect of ABO-incompatible listing on infant heart transplant waitlist outcomes: analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Dec; 28(12):1254-60. View in PubMed
  17. Smith ME, King JD, Elsherif A, Muntz HR, Park AH, Kouretas PC. Should all newborns who undergo patent ductus arteriosus ligation be examined for vocal fold mobility? Laryngoscope. 2009 Aug; 119(8):1606-9. View in PubMed
  18. Burch PT, Cowley CG, Holubkov R, Null D, Lambert LM, Kouretas PC, Hawkins JA. Coarctation repair in neonates and young infants: is small size or low weight still a risk factor? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Sep; 138(3):547-52. View in PubMed
  19. Everitt MD, Pinto N, Hawkins JA, Mitchell MB, Kouretas PC, Yetman AT. Cardiovascular surgery in children with Marfan syndrome or Loeys-Dietz syndrome. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Jun; 137(6):1327-32; discussion 1332-3. View in PubMed
  20. Hawkins JA, Sower CT, Lambert LM, Kouretas PC, Burch PT, Kaza AK, Puchalski MD, Yetman AT. Stentless porcine valves in the right ventricular outflow tract: improved durability? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2009 Apr; 35(4):600-4; discussion 604-5. View in PubMed
  21. Jou CJ, Burch PT, Mart CR, Lambert LM, Kouretas PC, Minich LL. Endocarditis after pectus excavatum repair: a case report. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2009 Jan; 2(1):71-4. View in PubMed
  22. Grimmer JF, Herway S, Hawkins JA, Park AH, Kouretas PC. Long-term results of innominate artery reimplantation for tracheal compression. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Jan; 135(1):80-4. View in PubMed
  23. Lygeros J, Koutroumpas K, Dimopoulos S, Legouras I, Kouretas P, Heichinger C, Nurse P, Lygerou Z. Stochastic hybrid modeling of DNA replication across a complete genome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Aug 26; 105(34):12295-300. View in PubMed
  24. Connors RC, Muir JJ, Liu Y, Reiss GR, Kouretas PC, Whitten MG, Sorenson TK, Prestwich GD, Bull DA. Postoperative pericardial adhesion prevention using Carbylan-SX in a rabbit model. J Surg Res. 2007 Jun 15; 140(2):237-42. View in PubMed
  25. Hawkins JA, Kouretas PC, Holubkov R, Williams RV, Tani LY, Su JT, Lambert LM, Mart CR, Puchalski MD, Minich LL. Intermediate-term results of repair for aortic, neoaortic, and truncal valve insufficiency in children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 May; 133(5):1311-7. View in PubMed
  26. Ross M, Kouretas P, Gamberg P, Miller J, Burge M, Reitz B, Robbins R, Chin C, Bernstein D. Ten- and 20-year survivors of pediatric orthotopic heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Mar; 25(3):261-70. View in PubMed
  27. Wearden PD, Morell VO, Keller BB, Webber SA, Borovetz HS, Badylak SF, Boston JR, Kormos RL, Kameneva MV, Simaan M, Snyder TA, Tsukui H, Wagner WR, Antaki JF, Diao C, Vandenberghe S, Gardiner J, Li CM, Noh D, Paden D, Paden B, Wu J, Bearnson GB, Jacobs G, Kirk J, Khanwilkar P, Long JW, Miles S, Hawkins JA, Kouretas PC, Shaddy RE. The PediaFlow pediatric ventricular assist device. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 2006; 92-8. View in PubMed
  28. Borovetz HS, Badylak S, Boston JR, Johnson C, Kormos R, Kameneva MV, Simaan M, Snyder TA, Tsukui H, Wagner WR, Woolley J, Antaki J, Diao C, Vandenberghe S, Keller B, Morell V, Wearden P, Webber S, Gardiner J, Li CM, Paden D, Paden B, Snyder S, Wu J, Bearnson G, Hawkins JA, Jacobs G, Kirk J, Khanwilkar P, Kouretas PC, Long J, Shaddy RE. Towards the development of a pediatric ventricular assist device. Cell Transplant. 2006; 15 Suppl 1:S69-74. View in PubMed
  29. Arrington CB, Kouretas PC, Mart CR. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to surgical treatment of flail tricuspid valve in a neonate. Cardiol Young. 2005 Dec; 15(6):660-2. View in PubMed
  30. Cope JT, Fraser GD, Kouretas PC, Kron IL. Complete versus partial atrioventricular canal: equal risks of repair in the modern era. Ann Surg. 2002 Oct; 236(4):514-20; discussion 520-1. View in PubMed
  31. Horstman DJ, Fischer LG, Kouretas PC, Hannan RL, Rich GF. Role of nitric oxide in heparin-induced attenuation of hypoxic pulmonary vascular remodeling. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2002 May; 92(5):2012-8. View in PubMed
  32. Hannan RL, John MC, Kouretas PC, Hack BD, Matherne GP, Laubach VE. Deletion of endothelial nitric oxide synthase exacerbates myocardial stunning in an isolated mouse heart model. J Surg Res. 2000 Sep; 93(1):127-32. View in PubMed
  33. Kouretas PC, Kim YD, Cahill PA, Myers AK, To LN, Wang YN, Sitzmann JV, Hannan RL. Nonanticoagulant heparin prevents coronary endothelial dysfunction after brief ischemia-reperfusion injury in the dog. Circulation. 1999 Mar 02; 99(8):1062-8. View in PubMed
  34. Kouretas PC, Hannan RL, Kapur NK, Hendrickson R, Redmond EM, Myers AK, Kim YD, Cahill PA, Sitzmann JV. Non-anticoagulant heparin increases endothelial nitric oxide synthase activity: role of inhibitory guanine nucleotide proteins. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1998 Dec; 30(12):2669-82. View in PubMed
  35. Kouretas PC, Kim YD, Cahill PA, Myers AK, To LN, Wang YN, Wallace RB, Kron IL, Hannan RL. Heparin preserves nitric oxide activity in coronary endothelium during ischemia-reperfusion injury. Ann Thorac Surg. 1998 Oct; 66(4):1210-5. View in PubMed
  36. Kim YD, Farhat MY, Myers AK, Kouretas P, DeGroot KW, Pacquing A, Ramwell PW, Suyderhoud JP, Lees DE. 17-Beta estradiol regulation of myocardial glutathione and its role in protection against myocardial stunning in dogs. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1998 Sep; 32(3):457-65. View in PubMed
  37. Solomon AJ, Kouretas PC, Hopkins RA, Katz NM, Wallace RB, Hannan RL. Early discharge of patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation after cardiovascular surgery. Am Heart J. 1998 Apr; 135(4):557-63. View in PubMed
  38. Kouretas PC, Myers AK, Kim YD, Cahill PA, Myers JL, Wang YN, Sitzmann JV, Wallace RB, Hannan RL. Heparin and nonanticoagulant heparin preserve regional myocardial contractility after ischemia-reperfusion injury: role of nitric oxide. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1998 Feb; 115(2):440-8; discussion 448-9. View in PubMed
  39. Myers JL, Wizorek JJ, Myers AK, O'Donoghue M, Pettit MT, Kouretas PC, Dalton HJ, Wang Y, Hopkins RA. Maturation alters the pulmonary arterial response to hypoxia and inhaled nitric oxide in the presence of endothelial dysfunction. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1997 Feb; 113(2):270-7. View in PubMed
  40. Kim YD, Chen B, Beauregard J, Kouretas P, Thomas G, Farhat MY, Myers AK, Lees DE. 17 beta-Estradiol prevents dysfunction of canine coronary endothelium and myocardium and reperfusion arrhythmias after brief ischemia/reperfusion. Circulation. 1996 Dec 01; 94(11):2901-8. View in PubMed
  41. Myers JL, Wizorek JJ, Myers AK, Yankah E, Pettit MT, Kouretas PC, Dalton HJ, Wang Y, Hopkins RA. Pulmonary arterial endothelial dysfunction potentiates hypercapnic vasoconstriction and alters the response to inhaled nitric oxide. Ann Thorac Surg. 1996 Dec; 62(6):1677-84. View in PubMed