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2017

Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Support Improves Myocardial Supply:Demand in Chronic Heart Failure

Soucy, K. G., Bartoli, C. R., Phillips, D., Giridharan, G. A., Sobieski, M. A., Wead, W. B., Dowling, R. D., Wu, Z. J., Prabhu, S. D., Slaughter, M. S. & Koenig, S. C., Jun 1 2017, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 45, 6, p. 1475-1486 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2016

One-year follow-up results from AUGMENT-HF: A multicentre randomized controlled clinical trial of the efficacy of left ventricular augmentation with Algisyl in the treatment of heart failure

Mann, D. L., Lee, R. J., Coats, A. J. S., Neagoe, G., Dragomir, D., Pusineri, E., Piredda, M., Bettari, L., Kirwan, B. A., Dowling, R., Volterrani, M., Solomon, S. D., Sabbah, H. N., Hinson, A. & Anker, S. D., Mar 1 2016, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 18, 3, p. 314-325 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
66 Scopus citations
2015

A prospective comparison of alginate-hydrogel with standard medical therapy to determine impact on functional capacity and clinical outcomes in patients with advanced heart failure (AUGMENT-HF trial)

Anker, S. D., Coats, A. J. S., Cristian, G., Dragomir, D., Pusineri, E., Piredda, M., Bettari, L., Dowling, R., Volterrani, M., Kirwan, B. A., Filippatos, G., Mas, J. L., Danchin, N., Solomon, S. D., Lee, R. J., Ahmann, F., Hinson, A., Sabbah, H. N. & Mann, D. L., Sep 7 2015, In : European Heart Journal. 36, 34, p. 2297-2309 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
68 Scopus citations

Initial clinical experience with the symphony heart assist system

Cecere, R., Dowling, R. & Giannetti, N., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99, 1, p. 298-301 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The feasibility and safety of Algisyl-LVR™ as a method of left ventricular augmentation in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: Initial first in man clinical results

Lee, R. J., Hinson, A., Bauernschmitt, R., Matschke, K., Fang, Q., Mann, D. L., Dowling, R., Schiller, N. & Sabbah, H. N., Sep 15 2015, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 199, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2014

Insights into the mechanism(s) of von Willebrand factor degradation during mechanical circulatory support

Bartoli, C. R., Dassanayaka, S., Brittian, K. R., Luckett, A., Sithu, S., Siess, T., Raess, D. H., Spence, P. A., Koenig, S. C., Dowling, R. & D'Souza, S. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 147, 5, p. 1634-1643 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
20 Scopus citations

Nonphysiologic blood flow triggers endothelial and arterial remodeling in vivo: Implications for novel left ventricular assist devices with a peripheral anastomosis

Bartoli, C. R., Spence, P. A., Siess, T., Raess, D. H., Koenig, S. C. & Dowling, R., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 148, 1, p. 311-321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations
2012

Antigens of persistent Chlamydia pneumoniae within coronary atheroma from patients undergoing heart transplantation

Borel, N., Pospischil, A., Dowling, R. D., Dumrese, C., Gaydos, C. A., Bunk, S., Hermann, C., Ramirez, J. A. & Summersgill, J. T., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Pathology. 65, 2, p. 171-177 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Counterpulsation With Symphony Prevents Retrograde Carotid, Aortic, and Coronary Flows Observed With Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Support

Giridharan, G. A., Bartoli, C. R., Spence, P. A., Dowling, R. & Koenig, S. C., Jul 1 2012, In : Artificial Organs. 36, 7, p. 600-606 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Feasibility of Subcutaneous ECG Leads for Synchronized Timing of a Counterpulsation Device

Warren, S., Giridharan, G. A., Dowling, R. D., Spence, P. A., Tompkins, L., Gratz, E., Sherwood, L. C., Sobieski, M. A., Bartoli, C. R., Slaughter, M. S., Keynton, R. S. & Koenig, S. C., Mar 1 2012, In : Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology. 3, 1, p. 17-25 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Mechanism of myocardial ischemia with an anomalous left coronary artery from the right sinus of Valsalva

Bartoli, C. R., Wead, W. B., Giridharan, G. A., Prabhu, S. D., Koenig, S. C. & Dowling, R. D., Aug 1 2012, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 144, 2, p. 402-408 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Scopus citations
2011

Flow dynamics of a novel counterpulsation device characterized by CFD and PIV modeling

Giridharan, G. A., Lederer, C., Berthe, A., Goubergrits, L., Hutzenlaub, J., Slaughter, M. S., Dowling, R. D., Spence, P. A. & Koenig, S. C., Dec 1 2011, In : Medical Engineering and Physics. 33, 10, p. 1193-1202 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Intraaortic balloon pump timing discrepancies in adult patients

Pantalos, G. M., Koenig, S. C., Gillars, K. J., Haugh, G. S., Dowling, R. & Gray, L. A., Sep 1 2011, In : Artificial Organs. 35, 9, p. 857-866 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2009

Intraoperative Evaluation of the HeartMate II Flow Estimator

Slaughter, M. S., Bartoli, C. R., Sobieski, M. A., Pantalos, G. M., Giridharan, G. A., Dowling, R., Prabhu, S. D., Farrar, D. J. & Koenig, S. C., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 28, 1, p. 39-43 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Partial left ventricular support implanted through minimal access surgery as a bridge to cardiac transplant

Meyns, B., Rega, F., Ector, J., Droogne, W., Vanhaecke, J., Van Hemelrijck, J., Griffith, B., Dowling, R., Zucker, M. & Burkhoff, D., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 137, 1, p. 243-245 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Scopus citations

Proof of Concept. Hemodynamic Response to Long-Term Partial Ventricular Support With the Synergy Pocket Micro-Pump

Meyns, B., Klotz, S., Simon, A., Droogne, W., Rega, F., Griffith, B., Dowling, R., Zucker, M. J. & Burkhoff, D., Jun 30 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 54, 1, p. 79-86 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
73 Scopus citations

Repair of Mitral Valve and Left Atrioventricular Disruption Caused by Blunt Chest Trauma

Slater, A. D., Subramanian, S., Huang, J., Bouvette, M., Pagni, S. & Dowling, R., Apr 1 2009, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 87, 4, p. 1289-1290 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2008

Acute hemodynamic efficacy of a 32-ml subcutaneous counterpulsation device in a calf model of diminished cardiac function

Koenig, S. C., Litwak, K. N., Giridharan, G. A., Pantalos, G. M., Dowling, R. D., Prabhu, S. D., Slaughter, M. S., Sobieski, M. A. & Spence, P. A., Nov 1 2008, In : ASAIO Journal. 54, 6, p. 578-584 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Alemtuzumab (Campath-1H) Induction in a Pediatric Heart Transplant: Successful Outcome and Rationale for Its Use

Das, B., Shoemaker, L., Recto, M., Austin, E. & Dowling, R., Feb 1 2008, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 27, 2, p. 242-244 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

First human use of partial left ventricular heart support with the Circulite™ synergy™ micro-pump as a bridge to cardiac transplantation

Meyns, B., Ector, J., Rega, F., Droogne, W., Vanhaecke, J., Vanhemelrijck, J., Griffith, B., Dowling, R., Zucker, M. & Burkhoff, D., Oct 1 2008, In : European Heart Journal. 29, 20, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
28 Scopus citations

Human, Bovine and Porcine Systematic Vascular Input Impedances Are Not Equivalent: Implications for Device Testing and Xenotransplantation in Heart Failure

Koenig, S. C., Giridharan, G. A., Ewart, D. L., Schroeder, M. J., Ionan, C., Slaughter, M. S., Sobieski, M., Pantalos, G. M., Dowling, R. D. & Prabhu, S. D., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 27, 12, p. 1340-1347 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2007

Hemodynamic effects of partial ventricular support in chronic heart failure: Results of simulation validated with in vivo data

Morley, D., Litwak, K., Ferber, P., Spence, P., Dowling, R., Meyns, B., Griffith, B. & Burkhoff, D., Jan 2007, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 133, 1, p. 21-28.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
67 Scopus citations

Vascular pulsatility in patients with a pulsatile- or continuous-flow ventricular assist device

Travis, A. R., Giridharan, G. A., Pantalos, G. M., Dowling, R. D., Prabhu, S. D., Slaughter, M. S., Sobieski, M., Undar, A., Farrar, D. J. & Koenig, S. C., Feb 1 2007, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 133, 2, p. 517-524 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 Scopus citations
2006

Development and early testing of a simple subcutaneous counterpulsation device

Koenig, S. C., Spence, P. A., Pantalos, G. M., Dowling, R. & Litwak, K. N., Jul 1 2006, In : ASAIO Journal. 52, 4, p. 362-367 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Improved Technique to Diagnose a Patent Foramen Ovale During Left Ventricular Assist Device Insertion

Majd, R. E., Kavarana, M. N., Bouvette, M. & Dowling, R. D., Nov 1 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 5, p. 1917-1918 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Simple Mechanical Aortic Valve Closure in Ventricular Assist Device Recipients

Tasset, M. R., Kavarana, M. N., Gray, L. A. & Dowling, R., Jul 1 2006, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 82, 1, p. 316-318 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Traumatic Intramyocardial Left Ventricular Dissection: A Case Report

Silverstein, J. R., Tasset, M. R., Dowling, R. & Alshaher, M. M., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 19, 12, p. 1529.e5-1529.e8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2005

Left ventricular volume reduction surgery: The 4th international registry report 2004

Kawaguchi, A. T., Suma, H., Konertz, W., Gradinac, S., Bergsland, J., Dowling, R., Komeda, M., Kitamura, S., Ohashi, H., Chang, B. C., Linde, L. M. & Batista, R. J. V., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 20, SUPPL. 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale after left ventricular assist device implantation: Intraoperative decision making

Kavarana, M. N., Rahman, F. A., Recto, M. R. & Dowling, R., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 24, 9, p. 1445.e5-1445.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2004

Adjunctive transmyocardial revascularization: Five-year follow-up of a prospective, randomized trial

Allen, K. B., Dowling, R. D., Schuch, D. R., Pfeffer, T. A., Marra, S., Lefrak, E. A., Fudge, T. L., Mostovych, M., Szentpetery, S., Saha, S. P., Murphy, D. & Dennis, H., Aug 1 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 78, 2, p. 458-465 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Creation of a diaphragm patch to facilitate placement of the AbioCor implantable replacement heart

Dowling, R., Ghaly, A. S. & Gray, L. A., May 1 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 77, 5, p. 1849-1850 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

HeartMate® VE LVAS design enhancements and its impact on device reliability

Dowling, R. D., Park, S. J., Pagani, F. D., Tector, A. J., Naka, Y., Icenogle, T. B., Poirier, V. L. & Frazier, O. H., Jun 1 2004, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 25, 6, p. 958-963 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
73 Scopus citations

Initial experience with the AbioCor Implantable Replacement Heart System

Dowling, R. D., Gray, L. A., Etoch, S. W., Laks, H., Marelli, D., Samuels, L., Entwistle, J., Couper, G., Vlahakes, G. J., Frazier, O. H. & Hetzer, R., Jan 2004, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 127, 1, p. 131-141 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
135 Scopus citations

The total artificial heart: Where we stand

Frazier, O. H., Dowling, R. D., Gray, L. A., Shah, N. A., Pool, T. & Gregoric, I., Mar 24 2004, In : Cardiology. 101, 1-3, p. 117-121 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Transmyocardial laser therapy: A strategic approach

Samuels, L., Emery, R., Lattouf, O., Grosso, M., AlZeerah, M., Schuch, D., Wehberg, K., Muehrcke, D. & Dowling, R., Jul 27 2004, In : Heart Surgery Forum. 7, 3, p. 125-136 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Transmyocardial revascularization: 5-year follow-up of a prospective, randomized multicenter trial

Allen, K. B., Dowling, R. D., Angell, W. W., Gangahar, D. M., Fudge, T. L., Richenbacher, W., Selinger, S. L., Petracek, M. R. & Murphy, D., Apr 1 2004, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 77, 4, p. 1228-1234 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations
2003

Case 1-2003: The use of intraoperative echocardiography during insertion of ventricular assist devices

Augoustides, J., Mancini, D. J., Horak, J., Pochettino, A., Dupont, F. & Dowling, R., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 17, 1, p. 113-120 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Improved pain control after cardiac surgery: Results of a randomized, double-blind, clinical trial

Dowling, R., Thielmeier, K., Ghaly, A., Barber, D., Boice, T. & Dine, A., Nov 2003, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 126, 5, p. 1271-1278 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
93 Scopus citations

In vivo evaluation of the biocompatibility of the totally implantable ventricular assist device (HeartSaver VAD)

Mussivand, T., Harasaki, H., Litwak, K., Slaughter, M. S., Gray, L. A., Dowling, R., Mueller, R., Masters, R. G., Hendry, P. J., Beck-Da-Silva, L., Davies, R., Haddad, H., Mesana, T. G. & Keon, W. J., Jul 1 2003, In : ASAIO Journal. 49, 4, p. 459-462 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The AbioCor implantable replacement heart

Dowling, R., Gray, L. A., Etoch, S. W., Laks, H., Marelli, D., Samuels, L., Entwistle, J., Couper, G., Vlahakes, G. J. & Frazier, O. H., Jun 1 2003, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 75, 6 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Treadmill exercise in calves implanted with the AbioCor replacement heart

Chiang, B. B., Pantalos, G. M., Cerrito, P., Stevens, K., Lott, K., Lott, L., Etoch, S., Gray, L. A. & Dowling, R., Sep 1 2003, In : ASAIO Journal. 49, 5, p. 589-593 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2002

Operative techniques for implantation of the AbioCor total artificial heart

Dowling, R. D., Etoch, S. W. & Gray, L. A., Aug 2002, In : Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 7, 3, p. 139-151 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2001

Blood lactic acid levels after artificial heart implantation

Chiang, B. B. Y., Stevens, K., Etoch, S. W., Cerrito, P., Gray, L. A. & Dowling, R. D., Jan 1 2001, In : ASAIO Journal. 47, 6, p. 683-685 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Current status of the AbioCor implantable replacement heart

Dowling, R., Etoch, S. W., Stevens, K. A., Johnson, A. C. & Gray, L. A., Mar 26 2001, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 71, 3 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a patient with left ventricular assist device dysfunction

Ferns, J., Dowling, R. & Bhat, G., Jan 1 2001, In : ASAIO Journal. 47, 6, p. 696-698 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Scopus citations

Evaluation of predictors of clinical outcome after partial left ventriculectomy

Bhat, G. & Dowling, R. D., Jul 24 2001, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 72, 1, p. 91-95 5 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Intermediate-term results after partial left ventriculectomy for end-stage dilated cardiomyopathy: Is there a survival benefit?

Etoch, S. W., Cerito, P., Henahan, B. J., Gray, L. A. & Dowling, R., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 16, 2, p. 153-158 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Partial left ventriculectomy: The 2nd international registry report 2000

Kawaguchi, A. T., Suma, H., Konertz, W., Popovic, Z., Dowling, R., Kitamura, S., Bergsland, J., Linde, L. M., Koide, S. & Batista, R. J. V., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 16, 1, p. 10-23 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2000

Chemoreflexes: An experimental study

Chiang, B. B. Y., Roberts, A. M., Kashem, A. M., Santamore, W. P., Chien, S., Gray, L. & Dowling, R., May 2000, In : Archives of Surgery. 135, 5, p. 577-581 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Clinically available extracorporeal assist devices

Dowling, R. D. & Etoch, S. W., Aug 2000, In : Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases. 43, 1, p. 27-36 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations