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Mehmet C. Oz, MD, FACS

Positions and Appointments

2001-present  Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of
Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
present  Vice-Chairman, Department of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
1993-present  Attending Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Clinical Specialties

Minimally invasive heart surgery
Cardiothoracic surgery
Mitral and aortic valve surgery
Adult cardiac transplantation
Mechanical heart assistance
Coronary bypass and aneurysm surgery

Research Interests

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Complementary medicine
Healthcare outcomes analysis
Heart replacement



Education and Training

1991-1993  Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1990-1991  Chief Resident, General Surgery
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1986-1990  Intern/Resident, General Surgery
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1986  MD/MBA
University of Pennsylvania/Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA
1982  BA
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Board Certifications

American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2004, recertified 2003

American Board of Surgery, 1992

Professional Experience

2001-2009  Director, Cardiovascular Institute
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2001-2009  Vice Chairman, Cardiovascular Services,
Department of Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2000-2002  Associate Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of
Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
1994-2001  Director, Cardiac Assist Device Program
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1994-2000  Irving Assistant Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of
Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Professional Honors

Emmy Awards for Best Daytime Television Host

Emmy Awards for Best Daytime TV show (informative)

Emmy Awarding winning host of "The Dr Oz Show"

Listed in Castle Connolly Guide

Listed in Healers of the Millennium, Healthy Living Magazine

Listed in Doctors of the Year, Hippocrates Magazine

Listed in Best Doctors of the Year, New York Magazine

American Legacy Foundation Honors: Humanitarian in Medicine and Public Health Award, 2009

44th Annual National Magazine Awards (April 30, 2009): Personal Service Category, Esquire Magazine: “Retool, Reboot, Rebuild”, 2009

Books for a Better Life Hall of Fame (February 23, 2009), 2009

Time 100, The World's 100 Most Influential People, 2008

Urbantech Honoree, 2008

Ellis Island Medals of Honor, May 10, 2008

The Harvard 100, 02138 Magazine, The Most Influential Alumni, 2006

FREDDIE Award, Discovery Health Channel's "Transplant!" series, Host, 2006

Quills Awards, YOU: The Smart Patient, Co-author, Finalist in Health and Self Improvement category, 2006

Silver TELLY Award, Discovery Health Channel's "Transplant!" series, Host, 2006

Department of Health & Human Services - CDC, James S. Marks Pioneer in Prevention Guest Lecturer, 2005

Bastyr University, 25th Anniversary Silver Award, 2004

Books for a Better America Award (for Healing from the Heart), 1999

Named Global Leader of Tomorrow, World Economic Forum, 1999

Robert E. Gross Research Scholarship, AATS, 1994-96

Named Turkish American of the Year, 1996

Research Award, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, 1991

Blakemore Research Awards, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1988-91

Professional Societies and Committees

Board, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT), 1999-2002

AATS

STS

Healthcorps children’s health foundation

American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO), 1999-2001

Member of the Thoracic Surgical Workforce Committee, 1998

American Association of Thoracic Surgeons, 1997-present

Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1997-present

21st Century Cardiac Surgical Society, 1996-9

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

American Society for Artificial Internal Organs

American College of Cardiology

Association for Academic Surgery, 1994

American Heart Association, Scientific Council


Selected Publications

Cawley, J. Cisek-Gillman, L. Roberts, Rob. Cocotas, C. Smith-Cook, T. Bouchard, M. Oz, M. Effect of HealthCorps, a High School Peer Mentoring Program, on Youth Diet and Physical Activity. Childhood Obesity 2011; 7 (5)1-8.

Mezzacappa, ES. Arumugam, U. Chen, S. Stein, TR. Oz M., Buckle, J. Coconut Fragrance and Cardiovascular Response to Laboratory Stress. Holistic Nursing Practice 2010; 24(6): 1-11

Oz MC. How Surgery Taught Me about Media. World Journal of Surgery 2010 34; 635-636.

Iribarne A, Karpenko A, Russo MJ, Cheema F, Umann T, Oz MC, Smith CR, Argenziano M. Eight-Year Experience with Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery. World Journal of Surgery 2010; 34: 611-615.

Stein TR, Olivo EL, Grand SH, Namerow PB, Costa J, Oz MC. A Pilot Study to Assess the effects of a guided imagery audiotape intervention on psychological outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Holistic Nursing Practice: pp 213-222 2010.

Garrido M.J., Cheema F.H., William M.R., Kherani A.R., Vigilance D.W., Oz M.C., Argenziano M. BEAMS: Epicardial Measurements using a benchtop mock-loop system. Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 2009 (in press).

George I, Xydas S, Klotz S, Hay I, Ng C, Chang J, Xu K, Li Z, Protter AA, Wu EX, Oz MC, MD; Wang J. Long-Term Effects of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Infusion Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in a Rat Model. J Cardiovascular Pharmacology. June 2009; JCVP-08-3 63R3.

George I, Morrow B, Xu K, Yi GH, Holmes J, Wu EX, Li Z, Protter AA, Oz MC, Wang J. Prolonged Effects of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Infusion on Cardiac Remodeling After Sustained Myocardial Injury: Am J Physiology. June 2009; (H-00661-2008R4).

Mosca L, Mochari H, Liao M, Christian AH, Edelman DJ, Aggarwal B, Oz MC . A novel family-based intervention trial to improve heart health: FIT Heart – results of a randomized controlled trial. Circulation Cardiovascular Quality Outcomes. Oct 2008; 1: 98-106.

Von Bayern MP, Arrecubieta C, Oz M, Akashi H, Cedeiras M, Naka Y, Deng MC, Lowy FD. Development of a murine ventricular assist device transcutaneous drive-line model. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008. 27:812-814.

George I, Colley P, Russo MJ, Margens TP, Burke E, Oz MC, Deng MC, Mancini DM, Naka Y. Association of device surface and biomaterials with immunologic sensitization after mechanical support. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008, 135: 1372-1379.

Cayci C, Russo M, Cheema F, Martens T, Ozcan V, Argenziano M, Oz M, Ascherman J. Risk analysis of deep sternal wound infections and their impact on long-term survival: A propensity analysis. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2008; 61: 294-301.

Hong KN, Russo MJ, Liberman EA, Trzebucki A, Oz MC, Argenziano M, Williams MR. Effect of epicardial fat on ablation performance: a three-energy source comparison. J Card Surg. 2007 Nov-Dec; 22 (6):521-4.

Russo MJ, Chen JM, Sorabella RA, Martens TP, Garrido M, Davies RR, George I, Cheema FH, Mosca RS, Mital S, Ascheim DD, Argenziano M, Stewart AS, Oz MC, Naka Y. The effect of ischemic time on survival after heart transplantation varies by donor age: an analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing database. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Feb; 133 (2):554-9.

Williams MR, Casher JM, Russo MJ, Hong KN, Argenziano M, Oz MC. Laser energy source in surgical atrial fibrillation ablation: preclinical experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Dec; 82 (6):2260-4.

Vigilance DW, Garrido M, Williams M, Wan E, Zeidner A, Casher J, Kherani A, Morgan J, Naka Y, Smith C, Oz MC, Argenziano M. Off-pump epicardial atrial fibrillation surgery utilizing a novel bipolar radiofrequency system. Heart Surg Forum. 2006;9(5):E803-6.

Topkara VK, Williams MR, Cheema FH, Vigilance DW, Garrido MJ, Russo MJ, Oz MC, Argenziano M. Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: the Columbia Presbyterian experience. J Card Surg. 2006 Sep-Oct;21(5):441-8.

Topkara VK, Williams MR, Barili F, Bastos R, Liu JF, Liberman EA, Russo MJ, Oz MC, Argenziano M. Radiofrequency and microwave energy sources in surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: a comparative analysis. Heart Surg Forum 2006;9(3):E614-7.

Russo MJ, Gelijns A, Stevenson LW, Sampat B, Aaronson KD, Renlund DG, Ascheim DD, Hong KN, Oz MC, Moskowitz AJ, Rose EA, Miller LW. The Cost of Medical Management in Advanced Heart Failure during the Final Two Years of Life. Journal of Cardiac Failure ; 14 (8); 651-658; October 2008 (Editorial Comment: Honoring Our Dead: Creating Worth From the Passing of Our Patients, Marc A. Silver, MD; Journal of Cardiac Failure ; 14 (8); 659-670; October 2008)


Stewart AS, Russo MJ, Martens TP, Naseem TM, Deng MC, Wang R, Argenziano M, Oz M, Naka Y. Longer duration of continuous-flow ventricular assist device support predicts greater hemodynamic compromise after return of pulsatility. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Aug; 136(2):524-5. Epub 2008 May 27.

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Hebelen Jr RF, Oz MC, Scios Inc. Effects of Perioperative Nesiritide Administration on Postoperative Renal Function and Critical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Cardiothoracic Sugery. AHA Circulation Journal; 113 (21): e807-e808; May 2006 (Poster Abstract: 7th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, May 2006).

Kherani AR, Maybaum S, Oz MC. Ventricular Assist Devices as a Bridge to Transplant or Recovery. Cardiology 2004; 101: 93-103.

Topkara VK, Dang NC, John R, Cheema FH, Barbato R, Cavallo M, Liu JF, Liang LM, Liberman EA, Argenziano M, Oz MC, Naka Y. A decade experience of cardiac retransplantation in adult recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Nov; 24 (11):1745-50. Epub 2005 Jun 4.

Olivo EL, Oz MC. Your Patients Are Already Doing It and You Need to Know About It: Incorporating Integrative Medicine Into Traditional Medical Practice. Advanced Studies in Medicine; 5 (7):342-43, July/August 2005.

Sukernik MR, Goswami S, Frumento RJ, Oz MC, Bennett-Guerrero E. National survey regarding the management of an intraoperatively diagnosed patent foramen ovale during coronary artery bypass graft surgery; Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. April 2005; 19 (2): 150-154.

Comas GM, Esrig BC, Oz MC. Surgery for myocardial salvage in acute myocardial infarction and acute coronary syndromes. Heart Fail Clin. 2007 Apr; 3 (2):181-210.

Mosca L, Banka CL, Benjamin EJ, Berra K, Bushnell C, Dolor RJ, Ganiats TG, Gomes AS, Gornik HL, Gracia C, Gulati M, Haan CK, Judelson DR, Keenan N, Kelepouris E, Michos ED, Newby LK, Oparil S, Ouyang P, Oz M, Petitti D, Pinn VW, Reberg R, Scott R, Sherif K, Smith Jr. S, Sopko G, Steinhorn RH, Stone NJ, Taubert K, Todd BA, Urbina E, Wenger N. Evidence-Based Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women: 2007 Update. Circulation, Mar 2007; 115: 1481-1501.

Athanasuleas CL, Buckberg GD, Stanley AW, Siler W, Dor V, Di Donato M, Menicanti L, Almeida de Oliveira S, Beyersdorf F, Kron IL, Suma H, Kouchoukos NT, Moore W, McCarthy PM, Oz MC, Fontan F, Scott ML, Accola KA; RESTORE group. Surgical Ventricular Resotration: The RESTORE Group Experience. Heart Fail Rev. 2004 Oct; 9 (4): 287-97.

Russo MJ, Chen JM, Hong KN, Stewart AS, Ascheim DD, Argenziano M, Mancini DM, Oz MC, Naka Y and the Columbia University Heart Transplant Outcomes Research Group. Survival After Heart Transplantation Is not Diminished Among Recipients With Uncomplicated Diabetes Mellitus. An Analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing Database. Circulation, Nov 2006; 114: 2280 – 2287.

Dang NC, Cheema, FH, Oz MC. Advances in Heart Failure Surgery. Future Cardiology 1 (2): 257-67, March 2005.

Kaplan S, Morgan JA, Bisleri G, Cheema FH, Akman HO, Topkara VK, Oz MC. Effect of Resveratrol in Storage Solution on Adhesion Molecule Expression and Nitric Oxide Synthesis in Vein Grafts. Ann Thorac Surg 80: 1773-8, 2005.

Magnano A, Dizon J, Argenziano M, Vigilance D, Williams M, Yegen H, Rueter K, Oz M, Garan H. Mechanisms of Atrial Tachyarrhythmias Following Surgical Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. J Card Electro 2005 (in print).

Krucoff MW, Crater SW, Gallup D, Blankenship JC, Cuffe M, Guarneri M, Krieger RA, Kshettry VR, Morris K, Oz M, Pichard A, Sketch Jr. MH, Koenig HG, Mark D, Lee KL. Music, imagery, touch, and prayer as adjuncts to interventional cardiac care: the Monitoring and Actualisation of Noetic Trainings (MANTRA) II randomized study. Lancet 366: 211-17, July 16, 2005.

Kaplan S, Oz MC. Resveratrol, a Natural red Wine Polyphenol, reduces Ischemia-Reperfusion Induced Spinal Cord Injury. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2005; 80: 2242-6.

Moazami N, Oz MC . Natriuretic Peptides in the Perioperative Management of Cardiac Surgery Patients. HSF 8 (3): E151-157, June 2005.

Topkara VK, Dang NC, John R, Cheema FH, Barbato R, Cavallo M, Liu JF, Liang LL, Liberman EA, Argenziano M, Oz MC , Naka Y. A Decade Expereince of Cardiac Retransplantation in Adult Recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant (in print).

Klotz S, Barbone A, Reiken S, Holmes JW, Naka Y, Oz MC , Marks AR, Burkhoff D. Left Ventricular Assist Device Support Normalizes Left and Right Ventricular Beta-Adrenergic Pathway Properties. JACC 45 (5): 668-76, March 2005.

Kherani AR, Moss GW, Zhou H, Gu A, Zhang G, Schulman AR, Fal JM, Sorabella R, Plasse T, Rui L, Homma S, Burkoff D, Oz MC, Wang J. Macrophage Inhibitor, Semapimod, Reduces Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha in Myocardium in a Rat Model of Ischemic Heart Failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 44 (6): 665-71, December 2004.

Oz MC , Ardehali A. Collective Review: Perioperative Uses of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Adults. HSF 7 (6): E584-89, December 2004.
Morgan JA, John R, Rao V, Weinberg AD, Lee BJ, Mazzeo PA, Flannery MR, Chen JM, Oz MC , Naka Y. Bridging to transplant with the HeartMate left ventricular assist device: The Columbia Presbyterian 12-year experience. J Thoracic Cardio Surgery 127 (5): 1309-16, May 2004.

Mukherjee D, Oz M, Prager R, Eagle KA. Elective Coronary Revascularization: An Iatrogenic Form of Acute Coronary Syndrome – How Can Clinicians Reduce the Risks? American Heart Journal 148: 371-7. 2004.

Oz MC , Konertz WF, Raman J, Kleber FX. Reverse Remodeling of the Failing Ventricle: Surgical Intervention with the Acorn Cardiac Support Device. CHF 10 (2): 96-104, March-April 2004

Kherani AR, Cheema FH, Casher J, Fal JM, Mutrie CJ, Chen JM, Morgan JA, Vigilance DW, Garrido MJ, Smith CR, Oz MC . Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair: The Columbia Presbyterian Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 77 (in print) 2004.

Morgan JA, John R, Lee BJ, Oz MC , Naka Y. Is Severe Right Ventricular Failure in Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients a Risk Faxtor for Unsuccessful Bridgeing to Transplant and Post-Transplant Mortality. Ann Thorac Surg. 77: 859-863, 2004.

Oz MC . Emerging Role of Integrative Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease. Cardiology in Review. 12(2): 120-123, March/April 2004.

Mosca L, Appel LJ, Benjamin EJ, Berra K, Chandra-Strobos N, Fabunmi RP, Grady D, Haan CK, Hayes SN, Judelson DR, Keenan NL, McBride P, Oparil S, Ouyang P, Oz MC , Mendelsohn ME, Pasternak RC, Pinn VW, Robertson RM, Schenck-Gustafsson K, Sila CA, Smith SC, Sopko G, Taylor AL, Walsh BW, Wenger NK, Williams CL. Evidence-Based Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women. Circulation 109: 672-692, 2004.

Morgan JA, Oz MC . Cost-effectiveness of left ventricular assist devices. Expert Rev. Pharmacoeconomics Outcomes Res. 3(4), 427-432, 2003.

Oz MC , Gelijns AC, Miller L, Wang C, Nickens P, Arons R, Aaronson K, Richenbacher W, van Meter C, Nelson K, Weinberg A, Watson J, Rose E, Moskowitz A. Left Ventricular Assist Devices as Permanent Heart Failure Therapy, The Price of Progress. Annals of Surgery 238 (4): 577-585, October 2003.

Williams M, Casher J, Joshi N, Hankinson T, Warren M, Oz M, Naka Y, Mancini D. Insertion of a left ventricular assist device in patients without thorough transplant evaluations: A worthwhile risk? J Thoracic Cardio Surgery 126 (2): 436-442, August 2003.

Argenziano M, Oz MC , Kohmoto T, Morgan J, Dimitui J, Mongero L, Beck J, Smith CR. Totally Endoscopic Atrial Septal Defect Repair with robotic Assistance. Circulation 108: 191-194 Sept. 2003

Morgan JA, Kherani AR, Vigilance DW, Cheema FH, Colletti NJ, Sahar DI, Jan KM Diuguid DL, Nowygrod R, Oz MC , Argenziano M. Off-Pump Right Atrial Thrombectomy for Heperin-Induced Thrombocytopenia with Thrombosis. Ann Thorac Surg; 76: 615-617, 2003.

Oz MC , Konertz WF, Kleber FX, Mohr FW, Gummert JF, Ostermeyer J, Lass M, Raman J, Acker MA, Smedira N. Global Surgical Experience with the Acorn Cardiac Support Device. J Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery 126, 4: 983-991, October 2003.

Mancini D, Pinney S, Burkhoff D, LaManca J, Itescu S, Burke E, Edwards N, Oz MC , Marks AR. Use of Rapamycin Slows Progression of Cardiac Transplantation Vasculopathy. Circulation; 108: 48-53, 2003.

Kavarana MN, Sinha P, Eng M, Naka Y, Oz MC , Edwards NM. Mechanical Support for the Failing Cardiac Allograft: A Single-center Experience. J Heart Lung Transplant 22:542-547, May 2003.

Deng MC, Young JB, Stevenson LW, Oz MC , Rose EA, Hunt SA, Kirklin JK, Kobashigawa J, Miller L, Saltzberg M, Konstam M, Portner PM, Kormos R. Destination Mechanical Circulatory Support: Proposal for Clinical Standards. J Heart Lung Transplant 22, 4:365-369, April 2003.

Maybaum S, Stickwell P, Naka Y, Catanese K, Flannery M, Fisher P, Oz MC , Mancini D. Assessment of Myocardial Recovery in a Patient with Acute Myocarditis Supported with a Left Ventricular Assist Device: A Case Report. J Heart Lung Transplant 22:202-209, February 2003

Oz MC , Artrip JH, Burkhoff D. Direct Cardiac Compression Devices. J Heart Lung Transplant 21:1049-1055, October 2002.

DiGiorgi PL, Rao V, Naka Y, Oz MC . Which Patient, Which Pump? J Heart Lung Transplant. 22, 3: 221-235, March 2003.

Oz MC , Kherani AR, Rowe A, Roels L, Crandall C, Tomatis L, Young JB. How to Improve Organ Donation: Results of the ISHLT/FACT Poll. J Heart Lung Transplant. 22, 4: 389-410, April 2003.

DiGiorgi PL, Smith DL, Naka Y, Oz MC . In vitro characterization of aortic retrograde and antegrade flow from pulsatile and nonpulsatile ventricular assist devices. J Heart Lung Transplant. 23, 2: 186-192, Feb 2003.

Kherani AR, Garrido MJ, Cheema FH, Naka Y, Oz MC . Nontransplant surgical options for congestive heart failure. Congest Heart Fail; 9(1):17-24, Jan-Feb 2003.

Deng MC, Young JB, Stevenson LW, Oz MC , Rose EA, Hunt SA, Kirklin JK, Kobashigawa J, Miller L, Kormos R. Destination Mechanical Circulatory Support – Proposal for Clinical Standards. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2003.

Barbone A, Rao V, Oz MC , Naka Y. LVAD support in patients with bioprosthetic valves. Ann Thorac Surg 74:232-234, 2002.

Morales DL, Davarana MN, Helman DN, Madigan JD, Williams MR, Landry DW, Oz MC . Restoration of renal function in shock by perfusion of the renal artery with venous blood: A counterintuitive approach. Crit Care Med 30: 1297-1300, 2000.

Rao V, Barbone A, Argenziano M, Oz. Facilitated insertion of the Hancock II Bioprosthesis. J Card Surg, 2002.

Maybaum S, Epstein S, Beniaminovitz A, DiTullio M, Oz M, Bergmann SR, Mancini D. Partial loading of the left ventricle during mechanical assist device support is associated with improved myocardial function, blood fow and metabolism and increased exercise capacity. J Heart Lung Transplant. 21:446-454, 2002.

D’Alessandro DA, Rao V, DiGiorgi PL, Naka Y, Oz MC . Current Options for Mechanical Heart Technology. J Card Surg 2002.

Oz MC . Surgical implantation of the Acorn Cardiac Support Device. Operative Tech in Thorac and Cardiovas Surg. 7:2: 107-10, 2002.

Williams MR, Wellner RB, Hartnett EA, Thornton B, Kavarana MN, Mahapatra R, Oz MC , Sladen R. Long-term survival and quality of life in cardiac surgical patients with prolonged intensive care unit length of stay. Ann Thorac Surg, 73:1472-1478, 2002.

Oz MC . Emerging Role of Complementary Medicine in Valvular Surgery. Adv Cardiol. 39: 184-188, 2002.

Mital S, Barbone A, Addonizio LJ, Quagebeur JM, Mosca RJ, Oz MC , Hintze TH. Endogenous Endothelium-Derived Nitric Oxide Inhibits Myocardial Caspase Activity: Implications for Treatment of End-Stage Heart Failure. J Heart Lung Transplant; 21: 576-585, 2002.

Frazier OH, Rose EA, Oz MC , Dembitsky W, McCarthy P, Radovancevic B, Poirier VL, Dasse KA, HeartMate LVAS Investigators. Multicenter clinical evaluation of the HeartMate vented electic left ventricular assist system in patients awaiting heart transplantation. JThor and Cardio Surg 122: 1186-95, 2001.

Russo M, Choudhri AF, Whitworth G, Weinberg AD, Bickel W, Oz MC . Quantitative analysis of reproducible changes in high-voltage electrophotography. J Alternative and Comp Med 7: 617-627, 2001.

Helman DN, Oz MC . Developing a comprehensive mechanical support program. J Card Surg 16: 203-208, 2001.

Rose EA, Gelijns AC, Moskowitz AJ, Oz MC ….Long-term use of a left ventricular assist device for end-stage heart failure. N Engl J Med 345: 1435-43, 2001.

Naka Y, Edwards NM, Oz MC . Novel technique to repair type A acute aortic dissection in patients with a left ventricular assist device. Ann Thorac Surg; 72: 1403-04, 2001.

Williams MR, Stewart JR, Bolling SF, Freeman S, Anderson JT, Argenziano M, Smith CR, Oz MC . Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation using radiofrequency energy. Annals of Thoracic Surgery; 71: 1939-44, 2001.

Rao V, Slater JP, Edwards NM, Naka Y, Oz MC . Surgical management of valvular disease in patients requiring left ventricular assist device support. Annals of Thoracic Surgery; 71: 1448-53, 2001.

Lee DC, Oz MC , Weinberg AD, Lin SX, Ting W. Optimal timing of revascularization: transmural versus nontransmural acute myocardial infarction. Annals of Thoracic Surgery; 71: 1198-204, 2001.

Oz MC , Zikria J, Mutrie C, Slater JP, Scott C, Lehman S, Connolly MW, Asher DT, Ting W, Namerow PB. Patient evaluation of the hotel function of hospitals. Heart Surgery Forum; 4 (2) 166-71, 2001.

Oz MC . Surgical issues in heart failure: what’s new? Journal of Cardiac Failure; 7 (2) 2001.

Madigan JD, Barbone A, Choudhri AF, Morales DL, Cai B, Oz MC , Burkhoff D. Time course of reverse remodeling of the left ventricle during support with a left ventricular assist device. Journal Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery; 121: 902-8, 2001.

Williams M, Oz MC , Mancini D. Cardiac assist devices for end-stage heart failure. Heart Disease; 3: 109-115, 2001.

Barbone A, Holmes JW, Heerdt PM, Naka Y, Joshi N, Daines M, Marks AR, Oz MC , Burkhoff D. Comparison of right and left ventricular responses to left ventricular assist device support in patients with severe heart failure. Circulation; 104: 670-75, 2001.

Rao V, Naka Y, Catanese KA, Flannery MA, Oz MC . Economic costs associated with implantable left ventricular assist device therapy. Journal of Congestive Heart Failure & Circulatory Support; 2 (1) 31-34, 2001.

Stevenson LW, Kormos RL, Oz, MC, et al. Mechanical cardiac support 2000: current applications and future trail design. J Heart Lung Transplant. 20: 1-38, 2001.

Nurozler F, Argenziano M, Oz MC , Naka Y. Fungal left ventricular assist device endocarditis. Ann Thorac Surg. 71: 614-18, 2001.

Oz, MC. Passive ventricular constraint for the treatment of congestive heart failure. Ann Thorac Surg. 71: S185-87, 2001.

Copeland JG, Pavie A, El-Banayosy A, Oz MC . Discussion of bridging to transplant and alternatives to transplant. Ann Thorac Surg. 71: S114-5, 2001.

Williams MR, Oz MC . Indications and patient selection for mechanical ventricular assistance. Ann Thorac Surg. 71: S86-91, 2001.

Williams MR, Choudhri AF, Morales DL, Helman DN, Oz MC. Gender differences in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery, from a mandatory statewide database. The Journal of Gender-Specific Medicine; 3 (1) 41-48, 2000.

Hutchinson OZ, Oz MC , Ascherman JA. The use of Muscle flaps to treat left ventricular assist device infections. Plast Reconstr Surg. 107: 364-73, 2000.

Hart JP, Cabreriza SE, Dickstein ML, Esrig BC, Oz MC , Spotnitz HM. Immediate effects of reconstructive surgery for left ventricular anterior aneurysm on ventricular dimension and performance. Surgical Forum; 51: 153-156, 2000.

Heerdt, PM, Holmes JW, Cai B, Barbone A, Madigan JD, Reiken S, Lee DL, Oz MC , Marks AR, Burkhoff D. Chronic unloading by left ventricular assist device reverses contractile dysfunction and alters gene expression in end-stage heart failure. Circulation. 102: 2713-2719, 2000.

Mital, S, Loke KE, Addonizio LJ, Oz MC , Hintze, TH. Left ventricular assist device implantation augments nitric oxide dependent control of mitochondrial respiration in failing human hearts.J Am Coll Cardiol: 36: 1897-908, 2000.

John R, Rajasinghe H, Chen JM, Weinberg AD, Sinha P, Itescu S, Lietz K, Mancini D, Oz MC , Smith CR, Rose EA, Edwards NM. Impact of current management practices on early and late death in more than 500 consecutive cardiac transplant recipients. Annals of Surgery. 232(3): 302-11, 2000

Morales DL, Argenziano M, Oz MC . Outpatient left ventricular assist device support: a safe and economical therapeutic option for heart failure. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases. 43(1): 55-66, 2000.

Burkhoff D, Holmes JW, Madigan J, Barbone A, Oz MC . Left ventricular assist device-induced reverse ventricular remodeling. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases. 43(1): 19-26, 2000.

Wang CY, Aronson I, Takuma S, Homma S, Naka Y, Alshafie T, Brovkovych V, Malinski T, Oz MC , Pinsky DU. Camp pulse during preservation inhibits the late development of cardiac isograft and allograft vasculopathy. Circulation Research. 86(9): 982-8, 2000.

Gold J, Cullianane S, Chen J, Seo S, Oz MC , Oliver JA, Landry DW. Vasopressin in the treatment of milrinone-induced hypotension in severe heart failure. Am Journal of Cardiology. 85(4): 506-8, 2000.

Morales DL, Gregg D, Helman DN, Williams MR, Naka Y, Landry DW, Oz MC . Argine vasopressin in the treatment of 50 patients with postcardiotomy vasodilatory shock. Annals of Thoracic Surgery; 69(1): 102-6, 2000.

Williams MF, D’Ambra AB, Beck JR, Spanier TB, Morales DLS, Helman DN, Oz MC . A Randomized Trial of Antithrombin Concentrate for Treatment of Heparin Resistance. Ann Thorac Surg 70(3): 873-77, 2000.

Liu EH, Turner LM, Lin SX, Klaus L, Choi LY, Whitworth J, Ting W, Oz MC . Use of Alternative Medicine by Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 120(2): 335-41, 2000.

Kavarana MN, Edwards NM, Levinson MM, Oz MC . Transaortic repair of mitral regurgitation. Hear Surgery Forum 3(1): 24-28, 2000.

Helman DN, Addonizio LJ, Morales DLS, Catanese KA, Flannery MA, Quagebeur JM, Edwards NM, Galantowicz ME, Oz MC : Implantable Left Ventricular Assist Devices can Successfully Bridge Adolescent Patients to Transplant. J Heart and Lung Trans; 19(2): 121-126, 2000.

Gold JA, Cullinane S, Oz MC , Oliver JA, Landry DW. Vasopressin as an alternative to norepinephrine in the treatment of milrinone-induced hypotension. Critical Care Med; 28(1): 249-52, 2000.

Williams M, Sanchez J, Barbone A, Fisher P, Naka Y, Oz M, Cormilas J. Feasibility of epicardial radiofrequency pulmonary vein isolation for thoracoscopic treatment of atrial fibrillation. PACE 23:4(2); A190, 2000.

Vural KM, Liao H, Oz MC , Pinsky DJ: Effects of Mast Cell Membrane Stabilizing Agents in a Rat Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion Model. Ann Thorac Surg; 69(1): 228-32, 2000.

Peichev M, Naiyer AJ, Pereira D, Zhu Zhenping, Lane WJ, Williams M, Oz MC, Hicklin DJ, Witte L, Moore MAS, Raffi S: Expression of VEGFR-2 and AC133 by Circulating Human CD34+ Cells Identifies a Population of Functional Endothelial Precursors. Blood 95(3): 952-58, 2000.

Klaus L, Beniaminovitz A, Choi L, Greenfield F, Whitworth GC, Oz, MC, Mancini DM. Pilot Study of Guided Imagery Use in Severe Heart Failure. Am J Cardiology; 86(1): 101-4 2000.

Spanier T, Tector K, Schwarts G, Chen J, Oz M, Beck J, Mongero L. Endotoxin in pooled pericardial blood contributes to the systemic inflammatory response during cardiac surgery. Perfusion 15: 427-431, 2000.

John R, Choudhri AF, Weinberg AD, Ting W, Rose EA, Smith CR, Oz MC . Multicenter Review of Preoperative Risk Factors for Stroke after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Annals of Thoracic Surgery; 69(1): 30-5, 2000.

Adams DC, Heyer EJ, Simon AE, Delphin E, Rose EA, Oz MC , McMahon DJ, Sun LS. Incidence of atrial fibrillation after mild or moderate hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass. Critical Care Medicine; 28(2): 309-11, 2000.

Morales DLS, Catanese KA, Helman DN, Williams MR, Weinberg A, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA, Oz MC . Six-Year Experience of Caring for 44 LVAD Patients at Home: Safe, Economical, and Necessary. JTCVS; 119(2): 251-59, 2000.

Oz MC , Cosgrove DM, Badduke BR, Hill JD, Flannery M, Palumbo R, Topic N. Controlled clinical trial of a novel hemostatic agent in cardiac surgery. The Fusion Matrix Study Group. Ann Thorac Surgery, 69(5) :1376-82, 2000.

Morales DL, Madigan JD, Choudhri AF, Williams MR, Helman DN, Elder JB, Naka Y, Oz MC . Development of an off bypass mitral valve repair. The Heart Surgery Forum 2 (2): 115-120, 1999.

Chen JM, DeRose JJ, Slater JP, Spanier TB, Dewey TM, Catanese KA, Flannery MA, Oz MC . Improved survival rates support left ventricular assist device implantation early after myocardial infarction. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Vol. 33 No. 7, 1999

Artrip JH, Oz MC , Shimizio J, Wang J, Burkhoff D. Optimization of cardiac output achieved with mechanical biventricular cardiac compression through load adjustment. Surgical Forum 166-68, 1999.

Choi L, Choudhri A, Pillarisetty VG, Sampath LA, Caraos L, Brunnert SR, Oz MC , Modak SM. Development of an infection – resistant LVAD driveline: a novel approach to the prevention of device-related infections. J Heart Lung Transplant; 18(11): 1103-10, 1999.

Slater JP, Williams M, Oz MC . Implantation techniques for the TCI HeartMate left ventricular assist systems. Op Tech Thorac Cardiovas Surg. 4; 330-344, 1999.

Morales DLS, Oz MC . Mechanical circulatory assist devices in critical care management. New Horizons. 7:489-503, 1999.

John R, Lietz K, Burke E, Ankersmit J, Mancini D, Suciu-Foca N, Edwards N, Rose E, Oz M, Itescu S. Intravenous immunoglobulin reduces anti-HLA alloreactivity and shortens waiting time to cardiac transplantation in highly sensitized left ventricular assist device recipients. Circulation, 100 [19 suppl] II-229 –235, 1999.

Liu EH, Ting WT, Oz MC . Trends in utilization of alternative medicine among cardiac surgery patients – potential impact on surgical outcomes. Surg Forum, Vol L, 653-655, 1999.

Okuyama N, Wang CY, Rose EA, Rodgers KE, Pines E, diZerega GS, Oz MC . Reduction of retrosternal and pericardial adhesions with rapidly resorbable polymer films. Ann. Thorac Surg 68(3): 913-18, 1999.

Goldstein DJ, Oz MC : Current Status and Future Directions of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Curr Opin Cardiol 14:419-425, 1999.

Zhang X, Kichuk MR, Mital S, Oz M, Michler R, Nasjletti A, Kaley G, Hintze TH: Amlodipine Promotes Kinin-Mediated Nitric Oxide Production in Coronary Microvessels of Failing Human Hearts. Am J Cardiol 84(4A), 27L-33L, 1999.

Spanier TB, Chen JM, Oz MC , Stern DM, Rose EA, Schmidt AM: Time-Dependent Cellular Population of Textured-Surface Left Ventricular Assist Devices Contributes to the Development of a Biphasic Systemic Procoagulant Response. J Thorac Cardiovas Surg 118(3): 404-13, 1999.

Weaver F, Zatina M, Payner T, Oz M, Messina L, Cosgrove D, Lawson K, Andersson G, Badduke B, Hill D, The Fusion Matrix Study Group: Gelatin-Thrombin Based Hemostatic Sealant (FloSealTM Matrix) for Intraoperative Bleeding Control: A Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Study, 1999.

Helman DN, Morales DLS, Edwards NM, Mancini DM, Chen JM, Rose EA, Oz MC : Left Ventricular Assist Device Bridge to Transplant Network Improves Survival After Failed Cardiotomy. Ann Thorac Surg; 68(4):1187-94, 1999.

Vural KM, Oz MC , Liao H, Batirel HF, Pinsky DJ: Membrane Stabilization in Harvested Vein Graft Storage: Effects on Adhesion Molecule Expression and Nitric Oxide Synthesis. Eur J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 16(2): 150-155, 1999.

Choi L, Choudhri BC, Pillarisetty VG, Sampath LA, Caraos L, Brunnert SR, Oz MC , Modak SM. Development of an infection-resistant LVAD driveline: a novel approach to the prevention of device-related infections. J Heart Lung Transplant; 18: 1103-1110, 1999.

Beck JR, Mongero LB, Kroslowitz RM, Choudhri AF, DeRose JJ, Argenziano M, Smerling AJ, Oz MC . Inhaled Nitric Oxide Improves Hemodynamics in Patients with Acute Pulmonary Hypertension after High-Risk Cardiac Surgery. Perfusion; 14(1): 37-42, 1999.

Chen, J. Spanier, T. Gonzalez, J.J. Marelli, D. Catanese, K. Flannery, M. Tector, K. Cullinane, S. Oz, M.C. Improved survival in patients with acute myocarditis using external pulsatile mechanical ventricular assistance. JHLT. 18(4): 351-57, 1999.

Cohen, M.C. Reviewed by Oz, M.C. Complementary & Alternative Medicine: Legal Boundaries and Regulatory Perspectives. Journal of Legal Medicine; 20:141-150, 1999.

Madigan JD, Choudhri AF, Chen J, Spotnitz HM, Oz MC , Edwards NM. Surgical Management of the Patient with an Implanted Cardiac Device: Implications of Electromagnetic Interference. Annals of Surgery; 230(5): 639-47, 1999.

Sun BC, Catanese KA, Spanier TB, Flannery MR, Gardocki MT, Marcus LS, Levin HR, Rose EA, Oz MC . 100 long term implantable left ventricular assist devices: The Columbia Presbyterian Interim Experience. Ann Thor Surg.; 68:688-94, 1999.

Loke KE, Laycock SK, Mital S, Slater JP, Wolin MS, Bernstein R, Oz MC , Addonizio L, Kaley G, Hintze TH. Nitric Oxide Modulates Mitochondrial Respiration in Failing Human Heart. Circulation; 100(12): 1291-7, 1999.

Chen JM, Cullinane S, Spanier TB, Artrip JH, John R, Edwards NM, Oz MC , Landry DW. Vasopressin Deficiency and Pressor Hypersensitivity in Hemodynamically Unstable Organ Donors. Circulation; 100(19 Suppl); II244-6, 1999.

Shah S, Ogden AT, Pettiker CM, Raffo A, Itescu S, Oz MC . A study of the effect of energy healing on In Vitro tumor cell proliferation. J Alt Comp Med. Nov. 1999.

John, R. Chen, J.M. Weinberg, A. Oz, M.C. Mancini, D. Itescu, S. Smith, C. R.Rose, E.A. Edwards, N.M. Long-Term Survival After Cardiac Retransplantation: A 20 Year Single-Center Experience. JTCVS; 117(3): 543-55, 1999.

Morales DLS, Madigan J, Cullinane S, Chen J, Heath M, Oz M, Oliver JA Landry DW: Reversal by Vasopressin of Intractable Hypotension in the Late Phase of Hemorrhagic Shock. Circulation; 100(3): 226-229, 1999.

Chen, J. M. DeRose, J.J. Slater, J. Spanier, T. Dewey, T. M. Choudhri, A.F. Catanese, K. A. Flannery, M. A. Oz MC: Improved Survival Rates Support Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Early After Myocardial Infarction. J Am Col Cardio. 33(7): 1903-08 ,1999

Argenziano M, Chen JM, Cullinane S, Choudhri AF, Rose EA, Smith CR, Edwards NM, Landry DW. Oz MC. Argine vasopressing in the management of vasodilatory hyptension after cardiac transplantation. JHLT; 18(8): 814-17, 1999.

Oz MC , Rose EA, Lemole GM. Alternative Medicine-The Case of Herbal Remedies. The New England Journal of Medicine; 340(13): 1056, 1999.

Ankersmit J, Tugulea S, Weinberg A, Spanier T, Artrip JH, Flannery M, Burke E, Rose EA,Edwards NM, Oz MC , Itescu S.Activation-induced T-cell death and immune dysfuntion after implantation of left-ventricular assist device. Lancet; 354(9178): 550-5, 1999.

Mancini DM, Beniaminovitz A, Levin H, Catanese K, Flannery M, DiTullio M, Savin S, Corisco ME, Rose EA, Oz MC . Low Incidence of Myocardial Recovery After Left Ventricular Device Implantation in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure. Circ; 98(22): 2383-2389, 1998.

Dewey TM, Chen JM, Spanier TB, Oz MC . Alternative technique of right-sided outflow cannula insertion for right ventricular support. Ann Thoracic Surg; 66: 1829-30, 1998.

Ankersmit J, Edwards NM, John R, Schuster M, Kocher A, Rose EA, Oz MC , Itescu S. Quantitative changes in T-cell populations after left ventricular assist device implantation: relationship to T-cell apoptosis and soluble CD 95. Circulation 100: 211-215, Nov. 1999

Goldstein DJ, Oz MD, Rose EA: Implantable left ventricular assist devices. New England Journal of Med 339: 1522-1533, 1998.

Argenziano, M. Goldstein, D.J. Catanese, K.A. Flannery, Gardocki, M.T. Rose, E.A. Scully, B.E. Oz,M.C. Management of Infections in a Left Ventricular Assist Device. Journal of Circulatory Support; 1(1): 31-36, 1998.

Goldstein, D.J. Choudhri, A.F. Argenziano, M. Ulmer, B.J. Oz, M.C. Repeat Administration of Aprotinin for Staged Cardiac Transplantation. Journal of Circulatory Support;1(1):27-30, 1998

Wang, C. Y. Naka, Y. Liao, H. Oz, M.C. Springer, T.A. Gutierrez-Ramos, J. C. Pinsky, D. Cardiac Graft Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 and Interleukin-1 Expression Mediate Primary Isograft Failure and Induction of ICAM-1 in Organs Remote From the Site of Transplantation Circ. Res. 1998; 82:1-11

Argenziano, M. Dean, D. Moazami, N. Goldstein, D. Rose, E.A. Spotnitz, H. Burkhoff, D. Oz, M.C. Dickstein, M. Inhaled Nitric Oxide is Not a Myocardial Depressant in a Porcine Model of Heart Failure. JTCVS; 115(3):700-708, 1998.

John, R. Choudhri, A. Ting, W. Rose, E.A. Smith, C.R. Oz, M.C. Role of Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Single Vessel Coronary Revascularizations: Implications for MIDCAB. Heart Surgery Forum; 1(1):65-70, 1998.

Mets, B. Michler, R. Delphin, E. Oz, M.C. Landry, D. Refractory vasodilation after cardiopulmonary bypass for heart transplantation in recipients on combined amiodarone and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy: a role for vasopressin administration. JCTVA. 12(3): 326-329, 1998.

Moazami N, Argenziano M, Kohomoto T, Yazdani S, Rose EA, Burkhoff D, Oz MC . Inflow valve regurgitation during LVAD support may interfere with reverse ventricular remodeling. Ann Thorac Surg: 65; 628-632, 1998.

Ting, W. Choudhri, A.F. Rose, E.A. Smith, C.R. Oz, M.C. Myocardial Protection in Acute Myocardial Infarction-Comparative Analysis of Different Cardioplegia. Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Choi, L. Pillarisetty, V.G. Sampath, L.A. Caraos, L. Choudhri, A.F. Dewey, T.M. Oz , M.C. Modak, S.M. Development of an Infection-Resistant LVAD Driveline: A Novel Approach for Control of Device-Related Infections (v0.3). ASAIO; 44(2):31A, 1998.

Argenziano, M. Chen, J. M. Choudhri, A.F. Cullinane, S. Garfein, E. Weinberg, A.D. Smith Jr., C.R. Rose, E.A. Landry, D.W. Oz, M.C. Management of Vasodilatory Shock After Cardiac Surgery: Identification of Predisposing Factors and Use of a Novel Pressor Agent. JTCVS; 116(6): 973-80, 1998.

Wang CY, Naka Y, Liao H, Oz MC , Springer TA, Gutierrez JC, Pinsky DJ. Reduction of primary isograft dysfunction and remote ICAM-1 expression following heterotopic transplantation of ICAM-1 deficient donor hearts. Circ Research; 82 1998.

Moazami, N. Argenziano, M. Williams, M. Cabreriza, S. B. Oz, M.C. Nowygrod, R. Photo-Oxidized Bovine Arterial Grafts. ASAIO: 89-93,1998.

Lee SH, Doliba N, Osbakken M, Oz MC , Mancini D. Improvement of myocardial mitochondrial function after hemodynamic support with left ventricular assist devices in patients with heart failure. JTCVS; 116(2): 344-9, 1998.

Oz MC , Whitworth J, Liu E. Complementary medicine effects on coronary artery bypass patients. JAMA; 279(9):710-11, 1998.

Adams DC, Madigan JD, Hilton HJ, Szerlip NJ, Cooper LA, Emerson RG, Smith CR, Rose EA, Oz MC . Evidence for unconscious memory processing during elective cardiac surgery. Circulation; 98(19 Suppl): II-289-93, 1998.

Umaña JP, Salehizadeh B, DeRose JJ, Nahar T, Jordan D, Sun BC, Lotvin A, Homma S, Oz MC . “Bow-tie” mitral valve repair: An adjuvant technique for ischemic mitral regurgitation. Ann Thorac Surg; 66(5): 1640-46, 1998.

Whitworth J, Burkhardt A, Oz MC . Complementary therapy and cardiac surgery. J Cardiovasc Nursing: 12(4), 1998.

Spanier TB, Minanov OP, Oz MC , Kisiel W, Michler RE, Stern DM, Rose EA, Schmidt AM. Active site-blocked factor IXa: Selective single agent antithrombotic therapy in canine cardiopulmonary bypass. JTCVS: 115(5), 1179-1188 1998.

Mongero LB, Beck JR, Orr TN, Kroslowtiz RM, Lee-Sensiba K, Oz MC . Clinical evaluation of setting pump occlusion by the dynamic method: effect on flow. Perfusion; 13(5): 360-68, 1998.

Mancini D, Goldsmith R, Levin H, Beniaminowitz A, Rose EA, Catanese K, Flannery M, Oz MC . Comparison of exercise performance in patients with chronic severe heart failure versus left ventricular assist devices. Circulation; 98(12): 1178-1183, 1998.

Beniaminowitz A, Coromilas J, Oz MC , Michler R, Donchez L, Mancini D. Electrical connection of native and transplanted sinus nodes via atrial to atrial pacing improves exercise performance following cardiac transplantation. Am J Cardiology; 81(11): 1373-1377 1998

Argenziano M, Choudhri AF, Moazami N, Rose EA, Smith CR, Levin HR, Smerling AJ, Oz MC . Randomized, Double-Blind Trial of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in LVAD Recipients with Pulmonary Hypertension. Ann Thorac Surg; 65:340-5, 1998.

Mussivand T, Paganini EP, Oz MC , Smedira NG. Cost effectiveness of artificial organ therapies. ASAIO; 44(4) 253-258, 1998.

Itescu S, Tung TC, Burke EM, Artrip JH, Suciu-Foca N, Rose EA, Oz MC , Michler RE. Preformed IgG antibodies directed against major histocompatibility complex class II antigens are major risk factors for high-grade cellular rejection in recipients of heart transplantation. Circulation. 98(8): 786-93, 1998.

Okuyama N, Rodgers KE, Wang CY, Girgis W, Oz MC , Pines E, Rose EA, Cohn D, diZerega GS. Prevention of retrosternal adhesion formation in a rabbit model using bioresorbable films of polythylene glycol and polylactic acid. J Surg Research, 78(2): 118-22, 1998.

DeRose JJ, Umaña JP, Madigan JD, Klinger JF, Jarvik RK, Sun BC, Rose EA, Oz MC . Mechanical unloading with a miniature in-line axial flow pump as an alternative to cardiopulmonary bypass. ASAIO J; 43(5): M421-M426, 1997.

DeRose JJ, Argenziano M, Sun BC, Reemtsma K, Oz MC , Rose EA. Implantable left ventricular assist devices: An evolving long-term cardiac replacement therapy. Ann Surg; 226(4): 461-68, 1997.

Umaña JP, DeRose JJ, Choudhri AF, Madigan JD, Spanier TS, Nahar T, Mihalatos M, Homma S, Lotvin A, Dickstein M, Sun BC, Oz MC . “Bow-tie” mitral valve repair successfully addresses subvalvular dysfunction during ischemic mitral regurgitation. Surgical Forum

DeRose JJ, Madigan J, Prystowsky JH, Blaner WS, Stern D, Nowygrod R, Oz MC , Todd GJ. Retinoic acid suppresses intimal hyperplasia and prevents vessel remodeling following arteria injury in the rat. Surgical Forum; 47:425-6, 1997.

Argenziano M, Catanese KA, Moazami N, Gardocki MT, Weinberg AD, Clavenna MW, Rose EA, Scully BE, Levin HR, Oz MC . The influence of infection on survival and successful transplantation in patients with LVADs. JHLT 16(8):822-831, 1997.

DeRose JJ, Oz MC . The Evaluation of emerging trends in mechanical circulatory assistance. Current Opinion in Critical Care; 3:379-385, 1997.

Argenziano, M. DeRose, J. Oz, M.C. Rose, E.A. Treatment of Endstage Heart Disease with Mechanical Circulatory Assistance. Japanese Circ. Journal; 61(11): 887-892, 1997.

Spanier TB, Oz MC , Madigan JD, Rose EA, Stern DM, Nowygrod R, Schmidt AM. Selective anticoagulation with active site blocked factor IXa in synthetic patch vascular repair results in decreased blood loss and operative time. ASAIO J; 43(5): M526-530, 1997.

Moazami N, Schimenti E, Argenziano M, Oz MC . Minimally invasive greater saphenous vein harvesting for CABG. Surgical Rounds 20(3): 94-98, 1997.

Gelijns AC, Richards AF, Williams DL, Oz MC , Oliviera J, Moskowitz AJ. Evolving costs of long-term LVAD implantation. Ann Thorac Surg; 64:1312-19, 1997.

Naka Y, Toda K, Kayano K, Oz MC , Pinsky DJ. Failure to express the P-selectin gene or P-selectin blockade confers early pulmonary protection after lung ischemia or transplantation. Proc Natl Acad Sci 94(2):757-761, 1997.

Moskowitz AJ, Weinberg AD, Oz MC , Williams DL. Quality of life with an implanted left ventricular assist device. Ann Thorac Surg; 64(6): 1764-69, 1997.

Argenziano M, Choudhri AF, Oz MC , Rose EA, Smith CR, Landry DW. A propective randomized study of arginine vasopressin in the treatment of vasodilatory shock after LVAD placement. Circulation; 96 (9 Suppl): II 286-90 1997.

Oz MC , Argenziano M, Rose EA. What is “Minimally Invasive” coronary bypass surgery? Experience with a variety of surgical revascularization procedures for single-vessel disease. Chest; 112:1409-16 1997.

Powell T, Oz MC . Discontinuing the LVAD: Ethical considerations. Ann Thorac Surg 63(5):1223-4, 1997.

Beniaminovitz A, Savoia MT, Oz MC , Galantowicz M, DiTullio MR, Homma S, Mancini D. Improved Atrial Function in Bicaval Versus Standard Orthotopic Techniques in Cardiac Transplantation. Am J Card; 80(12) :1631-35 1997.

Goldstein DJ, DeRosa CM, Seldomridge JA, Weinberg AD, Oz MC , Smith CR. Is Aprotinin Indicated for Reoperative Valvular Surgery, Journal of Heart Valve Disease; 6:88-92, 1997.

Argenziano M, Moazami N, Catanese KA, Gardocki MT, Clavenna MW, Rose EA, Scully BE, Levin HR, Oz MC . Diagnosis and Management of LVAD Endocarditis in Patients with LVADs. Cardiovascular Engineering 2(1):11-15, 1997.

Oz MC , Grewal R, Gelijn A. Cost Considerations for Long-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support. ASAIO Journal 43(4):268-270, 1997.

Moazami N, Roberts K, Argenziano M, Catanese K, Molar JP, Rose EA, Oz MC . Asymptomatic microembolism in patients with long-term left ventricular assist support. ASAIO Journal 43:177-180, 1997.

Khan T, Levin HR, Oz MC , Katz SD. Delayed reversal of impaired metabolic vasodilation in patients with end-stage heart failure during long-term circulatory support with a left ventricular assist device. J Heart Lung Transplantation 16(4): 449-53 1997.

Goldstein DJ,Moazami N, Seldomridge JA, Ashton RA, Pinsky DJ, Oz MC . Circulatory resuscitation with LVAD support reduces interleukins 6 and 8 levels Ann Thorac Surg; 63: 971-4 1997.

Heyer EJ, Adams DC, Delphin E, McMahon DJ, Stenbeck S, Oz MC , Michler RE, Rose EA. Cerebral dysfunction after CABG maintained with mild or moderate hypothermia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 114(2): 270-7 1997.

Oz MC , Argenziano M, Catanese KA, Gardocki MT, Goldstein DJ, Ashton RC, Gelijns AC, Rose EA, Levin HR. Bridge experience with long-term implantable left ventricular assist devices: are they an alternative to transplantation? Circulation 95(7): 1844-1852, 1997.

Naka Y, HC Marsh, SM Scesney, MC Oz, & DJ Pinsky: Complement activation as a cause for primary graft failure in an isogeneic rat model of hypothermic lung preservation and transplantation. Transplantation 64(9):1248-55; 1997.

Goldstein DJ, Ashton RC, Slater JP, Pearson M, Seldomrridge JA, D’Alessandro DA, Jordan DA, Oz MC . Venoarterial shunting for the treatment of right-sided circulatory failure after left ventricular assist device placement: An experimental model. ASAIO J 43:171-76, 1997.

Ashton RA, Whitworth GC, Seldomridge JA, Shapiro PS, Michler RE, Smith CR, Rose EA, Fisher S, Oz MC . Self-hypnosis reduces anxiety following coronary artery bypass surgery: A propective, randomized trial. J Cardiovascular Surgery 38:69-75; 1997.

Landry DW, Levin HR, Seo S, Gallant EM, D’Alessandro DA, Oz MC , Oliver JA. Vasopressin hypersensitivity in vasodilatory septic shock. Critical Care Medicine 25:1279-82; 1997.

Levin HR, Oz MC , Catanese K, Rose EA, Burkhoff D. Transient normalization of systolic and diastolic function after support with a LVAD in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy. J Heart Lung Trans 15(8); 840-842; 1996.

Shapiro PA, Levin HR, Oz MC . LVADs: Psychosocial burden and implications for heart transplant programs. General Hospital Psychiatry 18(6 suppl): 30S-35S, 1996.

Foray A, Williams D, Reemtsma K, Oz MC , Mancini D. Assessment of submaximal exercise capacity in patients with left ventricular assist devices. Circulation 94(9 suppl): II222-6; 1996.

Goldstein DJ, Oz MC , Smith CR, Friedlander JP, DeRosa CM, Mongero L, Delphin E. Safety of repeat aprotinin administration for LVAD recipients undergoing cardiac transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 61(2): 692-5; 1996.

Spanier T, Oz MC , Levin H, Weinberg A, Stern D, Rose E, Schmidt AM. Activation of coagulation and fibrinolystic pathways in patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 112(4): 1090-97 1996.

Argenziano M, Dean DA, Moazami N, Williams M, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA, Spotnitz HM, Burkhoff D, Oz MC , Dickstein ML. Inhaled nitric oxide does not alter systolic or diastolic myocardial function in porcine model of heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. Surgical Forum 47:319-322, 1996.

Oz MC , Lemole EJ, Oz LJ, Whitworth GC, Lemole GM. Treating coronary artery disease with cardiac surgery and complementary therapy. Medscape Women’s Health (http://www.medscape.com) 1(10), 1996.

Williams MR, Quaegebeur JM, Hsu DT, Addonizio LJ, Kichuk MR, Oz MC . Biventricular assist device as a bridge to transplantation in a pediatric patient. Ann Thorac Surg; 62(2):578-80 1996.

Moazami N, Bessler M, Argenziano M, Choudhri AF, Cabreriza SE, Allendorf JDF, Rose EA, Oz MC . Transluminal aortic valve placement. A feasibility study with a newly designed collapsible aortic valve. ASAIO; 42(5): M381-385 1996.

Ashton RC, Goldstein DJ, D’Alessandro DD, Weinberg AD, Burkhoff D, Rosskothen HD, Lemole GM, Oz MC : Development of an intraluminal device for the treatment of aortic regurgitation: Prototype and in vitro testing system. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg; 112: (4):979-83, 1996

Catanese KA, Goldstein DJ, Williams DL, Foray AT, Illick CD, Gardocki MT, Weinberg AD, Levin HR, Rose EA, Oz MC . Outpatient LVAD support: A destination rather than a bridge. Ann Thorac Surg; 62(3) :646-53 1996.

Naka Y, Roy DK, Liao H, Choudhri NC, Michler RE, Oz MC , Pinsky DJ. cAMP-mediated vascular protection in an orthotopic rat lung transplant model: Insights into the mechanism of action of Prostaglandin E1 to improve lung function. Circulation Research 79(4): 773-783; 1996.

Ashton RC, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA, Weinberg AD, Levin HR, Oz MC . Duration of left ventricular assist device support affects transplant survival. J Heart Lung Transplant 15(11): 1151-7; 1996.

Morrone TM, Buck LA, Catanese KA, Goldsmith RL, Cahalin LP, Oz MC , Levin HR. Early progressive mobilization of left ventricular assist device patients is safe and optimizes recovery before heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 15(4). 423-29; 1996.


Kaplon RJ, Oz MC , Kwiatkowski PA, Levin HR, Shah AS, Jarvik RK, Rose EA. Miniature Axial Flow Pump for Ventricular Assistance in Children and Small Adults. JTCVS 111:13-18; 1996.

Pinsky DJ, Naka Y, Liau H, Oz MC , Wagner DD, Mayadas TN, Johnson RC, Hynes RO, Heath M, Lawson CA, Stern DM. Hypoxia-induced exocytosis of endothelial cell Weibel-Palade bodies: a mechanism for rapid neutrophil recruitment after cardiac preservation. J Clin Invest 97(2); 493-500; 1996.

Chen JM, Levin HR, Rose EA, Addonizio LJ, Landry DW, Sistino JJ, Michler RE, Oz MC . Experience with Right Ventricular Assist Devices for Perioperative Right Sided Circulatory Failure. Ann Thorac Surg 61(1):305-10; 1996.

Reiss RF, Oz MC . Autologous fibrin glue: Production and clinical use. Transfusion Medicine Reviews 10(2): 85-92, 1996.

El-Amir NG, Gardocki M, Levin HR, Markowitz DD, Greenspan RL, Catanese KA, Rose EA, Oz MC . Gastrointestinal consequences of left ventricular assist device placement. ASAIO Journal 42(3):150-153; 1996.

Slater JP, Rose EA, Levin HR, Frazier OH, Roberts JK, Weinberg AD, Oz MC . Low thromboembolic risk without anticoagulation using advanced design left ventricular assist devices. Ann Thorac Surg 62(5):1321-8; 1996.

Beck JR, Mongero LB, Goldstein DJ, Oz MC . Perfusion technique for treatment of right heart failure. Perfusion 10(5): 323-326; 1995.

Goldstein DJ, El-Amir NG, Ashton RC, Catanese KC, Rose EA, Levin HR, Oz MC . Fungal infections in left ventricular assist device recipients. Incidence, prophylaxis, and treatment. ASAIO Journal;41(4): 873-875 1995.

Goldstein DJ, Oz MC , Rose EA, Fisher P, Michler RE. Experience with heart transplantation for cardiac tumors. J Heart Lung Transplant; 14(2): 382-6 1995.

Ashton RC, Oz MC , Michler RE, Champsaur G, Catanese KA, Hsu DT, Addonizio LJ, Quaegebeur JM. LVAD options in pediatric patients. ASAIO Journal 41(3): M277-M280; 1995.

Oz MC , Liao H, Naka Y, Seldomridge A, Becker DN, Michler RE, Smith CR, Rose EA, Stern DM, Pinsky DJ. Ischemia-induced interleukin-8 release after human heart transplantation: A potential role for endothelial cells. Circ 92 (9 supp II):II-428-II-432; 1995.

Leevanadam V, Oz MC , Shapiro B, Barr ML, Marboe C, Rose EA. Surgical management of cardiac pheochromocytoma: Resection vs. Transplantation. Ann Surg 221(4): 415-19, 1995.

Oz MC , Goldstein DJ, Rose EA. Preperitoneal placement of ventricular assist devices: an illustrated stepwise approach. J Cardiac Surg.10(4 pt 1): 288-294; 1995.

Ashton RA, Whitworth GC, Seldomridge JA, Shapiro PS, Michler RE, Smith CR, Rose EA, Fisher S, Oz MC . The effects of self-hypnosis on quality of life following coronary artery bypass surgery: preliminary results of a prospective randomized trial. J Alternative & Complementary Medicine 1(3): 285-90, 1995.

Naka Y, Roy DK, Smerling AJ, Michler RE, Smith CR, Stern DM, Oz MC , Pinsky DJ. Inhaled nitric oxide fails to confer the pulmonary proteciton provided by distal stimulation of the nitric oxide pathway at the level of cystic guanosine monophasphate. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 110(5): 1434-1441; 1995.

Goldstein DJ, Mullis SL, Delphin ES, El-Amir N, Ashton RC, Gardocki M, Jordan DA, Catanese KA, Levin HR, Rose EA, Oz MC . Non-cardiac surgery in long term LVAD recipients. Ann Surg 222:203-207; 1995.

Goldstein DJ, DeRosa CM, Mongero LB, Weinberg AD, Michler RE, Rose EA, Oz MC , Smith CR. Safety and efficacy of aprotinin under conditions of deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 110(6):1615-22; 1995.

Goldstein DJ, Seldomridge JA, Addonizio L, Rose EA, Oz MC , Michler RE. Orthotopic heart transplantation in patients with treated malignancies. Am J Card 75(14): 968-971, 1995.

Slater JP, Goldstein DJ, Ashton RA, Levin HR, Spotnitz HM, Oz MC . Right-to-left veno-arterial shunting for right sided circulatory failure. Ann Thorac Surg 60(4): 978-85; 1995.

Slater J, Lipsitz EC, Chen JM, Levin HR, Oz MC , Burkhoff D. Use of Explanted Human Hearts as a Model for Studying Cardiac Pathophysiology. J Thor Cardiovas Surg 110(1): 239-47; 1995.

Goldstein DJ, Oz MC , Michler RE. Radical excisional therapy and total cardiac transplantation for recurrent atrial myxoma. Ann Thorac Surg 60(4): 1105-1108; 1995.

Goldstein DJ, Williams DL, Oz MC , Weinberg AD, Rose EA, Michler RE. De Novo solid malignancies after cardiac transplantation. Ann Thoracic Surg 60(6):1783-1789; 1995.

Rafi S, Oz MC , Seldomridge JA, Ferris B, Asch A, Shapiro F, Rose EA, Levin HL. Characterization of hematopoietic cells arising on the textured surface of left ventricular devices. Ann Thorac Surg 60(6): 1627-1632; 1995.

Slater JP, Amirhamzeh MRM, Yano OJ, Shah AS, Starr JP, Kaplon RJ, Burfeind W, Pepino P, Michler RE, Rose EA, Spotnitz HM, Oz MC . Discriminating between preservation and reperfusion injury in human cardiac allografts using heart weight and left ventricular mass. Circ.92 (supp II):II-223-II-227; 1995.

Slater JP, Yamada AN, Yano OJ, Stennet R, Goldstein DJ, Levin HR, Spotnitz HM,Oz MC . Creation of a controlled venoarterial shunt. A surgical intervention for right-sided circulatory failure. Circ 92 (supp II):II-467-II-471; 1995.

Oz MC , Goldstein DJ, Pepino P, Weinberg AD, Thompson SM, Catanese KA, Vargo RL, McCarthy PM, Rose EA, Levin HR. Screening scale predicts patients successfully receiving long-term, implantable left ventricular assist devices. Circ 92 (9 supp II):II-169-II-173; 1995

Oz MC , Levin H, Rose EA. Long-term, Implantable Ventricular Assist Devices: What are they and who needs them. Comprehensive Therapy 21(7): 351-354; 1995.

Shapiro GC, Leibowitz DW, Oz MC , Weslow RG, Di Tullo MR, Homma S. Diagnosis of patient foramen ovale by transesophageal echocardiography in a patient supported with a left ventricular assist device. J Heart Lung Transplantation 14(3): 594-597; 1995.

Downey RJ, Oz MC , Pepino P, Rose EA. Prosthetic abdominal fascial closure after ventricular assist device insertion. J Heart and Lung Transplantation. 14(4): 788-89; 1995.

Goldstein DJ, Seldomridge JA, Chen JM, Catanese KA, DeRosa CM, Weinberg AD, Smith CR, Rose EA, Levin HR, Oz MC . Use of aprotinin in LVAD recipients reduces blood loss, blood use, and perioperative mortality. Ann Thorac Surg 59:1063-1068; 1995.

Naka Y, Chowdhury NC, Liao H, Roy DK, Oz MC , Michler RE, Pinsky DJ. Enhanced preservation of orthotopically transplanted rat lungs by nitroglycerine but not hydralazine. Requirement for Graft Vascular Homeostasis Beyond Harvest Vasodilation. Circ Research 76(5): 900-906; 1995.

Levin HR, Oz MC , Chen JM, Rose EA, Packer M, Burkhoff D. Reversal of Chronic Ventricular Dilation in Patients with End-Stage Cardiomyopathy by prolonged mechanical unloading. Circ 91(11):2717-20; 1995.

Chen JM, Levin HR, Catanese KA, Sistino JJ, Landry DW, Rose EA, Oz MC . Use of a pulsatile right ventricular assist device and continuous arteriovenous hemodialysis in a 57 year old man with a pulsatile left ventricular assist device. J Heart Lung Transplant 14(1 pt 1): 186-91; 1995.

Oz MC , Sorota S. Forskolin Stimulates Swelling Induced Chloride Current, not Cardiac Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane-Conductance Regulator Current in Human Cardiac Myocytes. Circ Research 76(6):1063-1070; 1995.

Oz MC , Slater JP, Edwards N, Beck JR, Spotnitz HM, Levin HR. Desaturated venous to arterial shunting reduces right-sided heart failure after cardiopulmonary bypass. J Heart Lung Transplant 14(1 pt 1): 172-6; 1995.

Naka Y, Chowdhury NC, Oz MC , Smith CR, Yano OJ, Michler RE, Stern DM, Pinsky DJ. Nitroglycerine maintains graft vascular homeostasis and enhances preservation in an orthotopic rat lung transplant model. JTCVS; 109(2):206-10; 1995.

Oz MC , Rose EA, Levin HR. Selection Criteria for Placement of Ventricular Assist Device. Am Heart J 129(1): 173-7; 1995.

Oz MC , FitzPatrick MF, Zikria BA, Pinsky D, Duran WN: Attenuation of microvascular permeability dysfunction in postischemic striated muscle by hydroxyethyl starch. Microvascular Research 50(1):71-79, 1995.

Forman SK, Oz MC , Lontz JF, Treat MR, Forman TA, Kiernan HA: Laser-assisted fibrin clot soldering of human menisci. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 310:37-41, 1995.

Rose EA, Levin HR, Oz MC , Frazier H, Macmanus Q, Burton NA, Lefrak EA. Artificial circulatory support with textured interior surfaces: A counter-intuitive approach to minimize thromboembolism. Circulation 90(5 part 2):II87-II91; 1994.

Smith CR, Mongero LB, DeRosa CM, Michler RE, Oz MC . Safety of aprotinin in profound hypothermia and circulatory arrest. Ann Thorac Surg 58:603-9, 1994.

Oz MC , Rose EA, Slater J, Kuiper JJ, Catanese KA, Levin HR. Malignant Ventricular Arrhythmias are Well Tolerated in Patients Receiving Long-Term Left Ventricular Assist Devices. J Am Col Cardiology 24(7):1688-91; 1994.

Oz MC , Cooper MM, Hickey TJ, Rose EA. Exposure of the Intramyocardial Left Anterior Descending Artery. Ann Thorac Surg 58:1194-5; 1994.

Kirsch AJ, Oz MC , Stoopler M, Ginsburg M, Steinglass K. Operative Management of Adrenal Metastases from Lung Carcinoma. Search on Pulmonology; 4(5): 9-11; 1994.

Levin HR, Oz MC , Burkhoff D, Catanese K, Krum H, Goldsmith RL, Packer M, Rose EA. Can left ventricular assist devices be used as outpatient therapy while awaiting transplant? Assessment of long-term hemodynamics and functional capacity. Ann Thorac Surg 58:1515-20; 1994.

Oz MC , Goldstein DJ, Rose EA. Adjustable annuloplasty for tricuspid insufficiency. Ann Thorac Surg; 58(2):594-5; 1994.

Pinsky DJ, Naka Y, Chowdhury NC, Liao H, Oz MC , Michler RE, Kubaszewki T, Stern DM. The Nitric Oxide/Cyclic GMP Pathway in Organ Transplantation: Critical Role in Successful Lung Preservation. Proc Nat Acad Sci; 91(25): 12086-90; 1994.

Levin HR, Chen JM, Oz MC , Catanese KA, Drum H, Goldsmith RL, Packer M, Rose EA. Potential for Left Ventricular Assist Devices as Outpatient Therapy While Awaiting Transplantation. Ann Thoracic Surg 58(5): 1515-20; 1994.

Oz MC , Levin HR, Rose EA. Technique for Removal of Left Ventricular Assist Devices. Ann Thorac Surg 58(1):257-8; 1994.

Rose EA, Oz MC . Preservation of the Anterior Leaflet Chordae Tendinae During Mitral Valve Replacement. Ann Thorac Surg 57(3): 768-9, 1994.

Pinsky D, Oz M, Koga S, Taha Z, Broekman MJ, Marcus AJ, Cannon PJ,et al. Cardiac Preservation is Enhanced in a Hetertopic Rat Transplant Model by Supplementing the Nitric Oxide Pathway. J Clinical Investigation 93(5): 2291-2297; 1994.

Kirsch AJ, Dean GE, Oz MC , Libutti SK, Treat MR, Nowygrod R Hensle T. Preliminary results of laser tissue welding in extravesical reimplantation of the ureters. J Urology 151(2):514-517, 1994.

Bass LS, Libutti SK, Oz MC , Rosen J, Williams MR, Nowygrod R, Treat MR: Canine Choledochotomy Closure Using Diode Laser Activated Fibrinogen Solder. Surgery 115(3):398-401, 1994.

Kirsch AJ, Oz MC , Stoopler M, Ginsburg M, Steinglass K: Operative management of adrenal metastases from lung carcinoma. Urology 42(6):716-9, 1993.

Pinsky D, Oz M, Liao H, Morris S, Brett J, Sciacca R, Karakurum M, Van Lookeren M, Campagne L, Platt J, Nowygrod R, Koga S, Stern D: Restoration of the cAMP second messenger pathway enhances cardiac preservation for transplantation in a heterotopic rat model. J Clin Invest 92(6):2994-3002; 1993.

Oz MC , Pinsky DJ, Koga S, Liao H, Marboe CC, Daying H, Kline R, Jeevanandam V, Williams M, Morales A, et al. Novel preservation solution permits 24-hour preservation in rat and baboon cardiac transplant models. Circulation 88(5):II 291-297, 1993.

Oz MC , Williams MR, Souza JE, Dardik H, Treat MR, Bass LS, Nowygrod R. Laser-assisted fibrinogen bonding of umbilical vein grafts. J Clin Laser Surg Med 11(3): 123-126, 1993.

Oz MC , Levin HR, Rose EA. Wearable LVAD for Long-Term Mechanical Circulatory Assistance. Cardiac Chronical 7:1-7, 1993.

Kirsch AJ, Milton DT, Dean GE, Oz MC , Libutti SK, Williams MR, Karanis AL, Treat MR, Nowygrod R: Extravesical reimplantation of the ureters using laser welding. Low-Power Laser Applications for Laser-Tissue Fusion. White JV, White RA, Bass LS, Editors, Proc S PIE 1876:168-175, 1993.

Libutti SK, Bessler M, Bass LS, Oz MC , Auteri JS, Chabot J, Treat MR, Nowygrod R: Reinforcement of high-risk anastomoses using laser-activated protein solders: A Clinical Study. White JV, White RA, Bass LS, Editors, Proc SPIE 1876:164-168, 1993.

Tang GC, Oz MC , Reid V, Steinglass K, Ginsberg M, Jacobowitz L, Alfano RR: Native fluorescence spectroscopy of thymus and fat tissues. Barbour R, Carvlin MJ, Editors, Proc SPIE 1887: 165-168, 1993.

Oz MC , Souza JE, Williams MR, Dardik H, Bass LS, Treat MR, Nowygrod R: Comparison of laser-assisted fibrinogen bonding to sutured closure of umbilical vein grafts. Low-Power Laser Applications for Laser-Tissue Fusion. JV, White RA, Bass LS, Editors, Proc SPIE 1876:159-164, 1993.

Kay SL, Blitzer A, Oz MC , Treat MR, Trokel SL: Soft tissue effects of the THC: YAG laser on canine vocal cords. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg. 107(3):438-43, 1992.

Bass LS, Moazami N, Pocsidio J, Oz MC , LoGerfo P, Treat MR: Changes in type I collagen following laser welding. Laser Surg Med 12(5):500-505, 1992.

Oz MC , Libutti SK, Ashton RC, Lontz JF, Lemole GM, Nowygrod R: Comparison of laser-assisted fibrinogen-bonded and sutured canine arteriovenous anastomoses. Surg 112(1):76-83, 1992.

Oz MC , Williams MW, Moscarelli R, Libutti SK, Kaynar M, Fras CI, Treat MR, Nowygrod R: Laser bonding of secondary bronchi with a solvent-detergent treated cryoprecipitate. J Clin Laser Surg Med 10(2): 105-7, 1992.

Oz MC , Jeevanandam V, Smith CR, Williams MR, Kaynar M, Frank RA, Mosca R, Reiss RF, Rose EA: Autologous fibrin glue from intraoperatively collected platelet-rich plasma. Ann Thoracic Surg 53(3): 530-1, 1992.

Ashton RC, Libutti SK, Oz MC , Lontz JF, Lemole GM: The effects of laser-assisted fibrinogen bonding on suture material. J Surg Research 53(1):39-42, 1992.

Auteri JS, Oz MC , Jeevanandam V, Sanchez JA, Treat MR, Smith CR: Laser activation of tissue sealant in hand sewn canine esophageal closure. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 103(4):781-3, 1992.

Lemole GM Jr, Ashton RC, Oz MC , Lontz JF, Arikan I, Arikan D, Lemole GM: Effects of additives on laser-assisted fibrinogen bonding. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems III, R.R. Anderson, Editor, Proc SPIE 1643, 271-275 1992.

Oz MC , Williams MR, Moscarelli R, Kaynar M, Fras CI, Libutti SK, Smith H, Setton AJ, Treat MR, Nowygrod R: Laser-assisted solder closure of bronchial stumps. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems III. R.R. Anderson, Editor, Proc SPIE 1643, 191-195 1992.

Williams MR, Fras CI, Moscarelli R, Libutti SK, Oz MC , Bass LS, Setton AJ, Kaynar M, Nowygrod R, Treat MR: Tissue welding with virus-sterilized human cryoprecipitate. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems III. R.R. Anderson, Editor, Proc SPIE 1643, 267-71 1992.

Libutti SK, Oz MC , Ashton RC, Chuck RS, Lontz JF, Treat MR, Lemole GM, Nowygrod R: Growth Factor Enhanced Laser Tissue Welding. Current Surgery, Vol 48(7):449-451, 1991.

Ashton RC, Oz MC , Lontz JF, Matsumae M, Taylor R, Lemole GM Jr, Shapira N, Lemole GM: Laser-assisted fibrinogen bonding of vascular tissue. J Surg Research 51(4): 324-328, 1991.

Parangi S, Oz MC , Blume RS, Bixon R, Laffey KJ, Perzin KH, Buda JA, Markowitz AM, Nowygrod R: Hepatobiliary complications of polyarteritis nodosa. Arch Surg 126(7): 909-912, 1991.

Bass LS, Oz MC , Trokel SL, Treat MR: Alternative lasers for endoscopic surgery: Comparison of pulsed thulium-holmium-chromium: YAG with continuos wave neodymium: YAG laser for ablation of colonic mucosa. Laser Surg Med. 11(6);545-9, 1991.

Libutti SK, Oz MC , Forde KA, Bass LS, Auteri JS, Williams MR, Nowygrod R, Treat MR: Primary colonic anastomoses reinforced with dye-enhanced laser welded protein solder. Lasers in Urology, Laparoscopy, and General Surgery, Proc SPIE 1421, 1169-172, 1991.

Bass LS, Oz MC , Auteri JS, Treat MR: Laparoscopic applications of laser-activated tissue glues. Lasers in Urology, Laparoscopy, and General Surgery, Proc SPIE 1421, 164-68, 1991.

Auteri JS, Oz MC , Sanchez JA, Jeevanandam V, Treat MR, Smith CR: Dye enhanced laser sealing of hand sewn canine esophageal anastomoses. Lasers in Urology, Laparoscopy, and General Surgery, Proc SPIE 1421, 182-184 1991.

Ashton RA, Oz MC , Lontz JF, Lemole GM: Preliminary stress/strain analysis of laser-soldered and sutured tissue. Lasers in Dermatology and Tissue Welding, OT Tan, RA White, JV White, Editors, Proc SPIE 1422, 1251-6 1991.

Oz MC , Bass LS, Williams MR, Benvenisty A, Hardy M, Treat MR, Nowygrod R: Initial clinical experience with laser assisted solder bonding of human vascular tissue. Lasers in Dermatology and Tissue Welding, OT Tan, RA White, JV White. Editors, Proc SPIE 1422, 1247-51 1991.

Forman SK, Oz MC , Wong E, Treat MR, Kiernan H: Laser effects on fibrin clot invasion by rabbit meniscal fibrochondrocytes in organ culture. Lasers in Orthopedics, Dental, and Veterinary Medicine. SJ O'Brien, DN Dederich, H Wigdor, AM Trent. Editors, Proc SPIE 1424:2-6, 1991.

Bass LS, Moazami N, Pocidio JO, Oz MC , Logerfo P, Treat MR: Electophoretic mobility patterns in collagen following laser welding. Lasers in Dermatology and Tissue Welding, OT Tan, RA White, JV White, Editors, Proc SPIE 1422, 123-8 1991.

Wider TM, Libutti SK, Greenwald DP, Oz MC , Font D, Treat MR, Hugo NE: Skin closure with dye-enhanced laser welding and fibrinogen. J Plas Reconst Surg 88(6):1018-1025, 1991.

Oz MC , Zikria BA, McLeod PF, Popilskis SJ: Hydroxyethyl starch macromolecule and superoxide dismutase effects on myocardial reperfusion injury. Am J Surg 162(1):59-62, 1991.

Popilskis SJ, Oz MC , Gorman P, Florestal A, Kohn DF: Comparison of xylazine with tiletamine-zolazepam (Telazol) and xylazine-ketamine anesthesia in rabbits. Laboratory Animal Science 41(1):51-53, 1991.

Oz MC , Newbold JE, Lemole GM: Prevention of radioactive indicator and viral particle transmission with an ointment barrier. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 12(2):93-95, 1991.

Oz MC , Popp HW, Treat MR, Bass LS, Popilskis S: In vivo comparison of THC: YAG laser welding to sutured closure of biliary tissue. Amer Surg 57(5):275-79, 1991.

Libutti SK, Oz MC , Chuck RS, Auteri JS, Treat MR, Nowygrod R: A preliminary study of dye-enhanced laser photosclerosis. Surgery 109(2):163-68, 1991.

Oz MC , Zikria BA: Effects of superoxide dismutase and hydroxyethyl starch macromolecule on myocardial reperfusion injury. Il Cuore 8(3):259-264, 1991.

Shih ST, Oz MC , D'Agati V, McLeod PF, King TC, Nowygrod R, Zikria BA: Hydroxyethyl starch effects on rat warm renal ischemia. Vasc Surg 25:224-29, 1991.

Moazami N, Oz MC , Bass LS, Treat MR: Reinforcement of colonic anastomoses with a laser and dye-enhanced fibrinogen. Arch Surgery 125(11):1452-54, 1990.

Auteri JS, Jeevanandam V, Sanchez JA, Oz MC , Libutti SK, Smith CR, Treat MR: Tracheal anastomosis using tissue welding with diode laser energy. J Invest Surg 3(3):301, 1990.

Oz MC , Bass LS, Chuck RS, Johnson JP, Parangi S, Nowygrod R, Treat MR: Strength of Laser Vascular Fusion: Preliminary observations on the role of thrombus. Laser Surg Med 10(4):393-395, 1990.

Matsumae M, Oz MC , Lemole GM: A flexible sutureless intraluminal graft that becomes rigid after placement in the aorta. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surgery 100(5):787-792, 1990.

Oz MC , Ashton RC, McNicholas KW, Lemole GM: Sutureless ring graft replacement of ascending aorta and aortic arch. Ann Thorac Surg 50(1):74-79, 1990.

Libutti SK, Oz MC , Forde KA, Auteri JS, Johnson JP, Bass LS, Treat MR: Canine colonic anastomoses reinforced with dye-enhanced fibrinogen and a diode laser. Surg Endosc 4(2):97-99, 1990.

Bass LS, Popp HW, Oz MC , Treat MR: Anastomosis of biliary tissue with high frequency electrical diathermy. Surg Endoscopy 4(2):94-96, 1990.

Bass LS, Font DE, Oz MC , Trokel SL, Treat MR: Alternative infrared lasers for endoscopic surgery. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems II, SN Joffe, K Atsumi, Editors, Proc SPIE 1200:494-499, 1990.

Treat MR, Forde KA, Bass LS, Oz MC , Drozdowicz ZM, Trokel SL: Initial clinical experience with the THC:YAG laser in gastrointestinal endoscopy. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems II, SN Joffe, K Atsumi, Editors, Proc SPIE 1200:488-493, 1990.

Libutti SK, Oz MC , Chuck RSH, Nowygrod R, Treat MR: Dye-enhanced selective laser ablation of venous varicosities. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems II, SN Joffe, K Atsumi, Editors, Proc SPIE 1200:172-177, 1990.

Auteri JS, Jeevanandam V, Oz MC , Libutti SK, Kirby TJ, Smith CR, Treat MR: Tracheal anastomosis using indocyanine green dye enhanced fibrinogen with a near-infrared diode laser. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems II, SN Joffe, K Atsumi, Editors, Proc SPIE 1200:60-65, 1990.

Oz MC , Treat MR, Popp HW, Bass LS: Laser welding of cholecystostomy sites is superior to sutured closure in a canine model. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems II, SN Joffe, K Atsumi, Editors, Proc SPIE 1200:55-60, 1990.

Libutti SK, Oz MC , Chuck RS, Treat MR, Nowygrod R: Dye enhanced tissue welding using fibrinogen and continuous wave argon lasers. Vasc Surg 24(9):671-6, 1990.

Oz MC , Ashton RC Jr, Lemole GM: Aortic replacement with composite grafts created with a sutureless intraluminal ringed prosthesis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surgery 100(5):781-786, 1990.

Oz MC , Ashton RC Jr., Singh MK, Serra JS, Lemole GM: Twelve year experience with intraluminal sutureless ringed graft replacement of the descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aorta. J Vasc Surg 11(2):331-38, 1990.

Oz MC , Johnson JP, Parangi S, Chuck RS, Marboe CS, Bass LS, Nowygrod R, Treat MR: Tissue soldering by use of indocyanine green dye enhanced fibrinogen with the near infrared diode laser. J Vasc Surg 11(5):718-725, 1990.

Oz MC , Forde KA: Endoscopic alternatives in the management of colonic strictures. Surg 108(3):513-19, 1990.

Oz MC , Trokel SL, Lemole GM, Treat MR, Andrew JE, Barr M, Popilskis SJ, Nowygrod R: Human to rabbit xenograft model for evaluation of recanalization techniques. Vasc Surg 24(8):559-563, 1990.

Oz MC , Lemole GM, Treat MR, Trokel SL, Andrew JE, Barr ML, Marboe CC, Nowygrod R: Effects of a 2.15-micron laser on human atherosclerotic xenografts in vivo Angiology 41(9):772-776, 1990.

Zikria BA, Subbarao C, Oz MC , Popilskis SJ, Sachdev R, Chauhan P, Freeman HP, King TC: Hydroxyethyl starch macromolecules reduce myocardial reperfusion injury. Arch Surg 125(7): 930-934, 1990.

Oz MC , Chuck RS, Johnson JP, Parangi S, Bass LS, Nowygrod R, Treat MR: Indocyanine green dye enhanced vascular welding with the near infrared diode laser. Vasc Surg 24(8): 564-570, 1990.

Zikria BA, Subbarao C, Oz MC , Shih ST, McLeod PF, Sachdev R, Freeman HP, Hardy MA: Macromolecules reduce abnormal microvascular permeability in rat limb ischemia-reperfusion injury. Crit Care Med 17(12): 1306-9, 1989.

Chuck RS, Oz MC , Delohery TM, Johnson JP, Bass LS, Nowygrod R, Treat MR: Dye enhanced laser tissue welding. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 9(5):471-477, 1989.

Oz MC , Bass LS, Popp HW, Chuck RS, Johnson JP, Trokel SS, Treat MR. In Vitro Comparison Of THC: YAG And Argon Ion Lasers For Welding Of Bilary Tissue. Laser Surg Med 9(3):248-253, 1989.

Johnson JP, Oz MC , Treat MR, Chuck RS, Trokel SL. Comparison Of The Thulium-Holmium-Chromium: YAG Laser To The Ultrasonic Lithotriptor And The Electrohydraulic Lithotriptor For The Fragmentation Of Gallstones. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems, SN Joffe, NR Goldblatt, K Atsumi, Editors, Proc SPIE 1066:141-144, 1989.

Treat MR, Oz MC , Popp HW. Welding Of Gallbladder Tissue Using A Pulsed 2.15 Micron Thulium-Holmium-Chromium:YAG Laser. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems, SN Joffe, NR Goldblatt, K Atsumi, Editors, Proc SPIE 1066:137-140, 1989.

Oz MC , Trokel SL, Treat SL, Nowygrod R: Creation And Healing Of Vascular Lesions Produced By Indinfrared Lasers. Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems, SN Joffe, NR Goldblatt, K Atsumi, Editors, Proc SPIE 1066:107-110, 1989.

Popp HW, Oz MC , Bass LS, Chuck RS, Trokel SL, Treat MR: Welding Of Gallbladder Tissue With A Pulsed 2.15 Micron Thulium-Holmium-Chromium: YAG Laser. Laser Surg Med 9(2):155-59, 1989.

Johnson JP, Oz MC , Chuck RS, Treat MR: Comparison Of Methods For Transcatheter Fragmentation Of Gallstones. Surg Endosc 3(1):7-10, 1989.

Yazicioglu N, Oz MC , Demiroglu C: Perforation Of A Gastrojejunal Ulcer Into The Pericardium. N. Y. State J Med. 89(6):358-9, 1989.

Oz MC , Popilskis SJ, Morales A, Nowygrod R: Long-Term Catheterization Of The Rat Ureter. Lab Anim Science 39(4):349-50, 1989.

Oz MC , Treat MR, Trokel SL, Andrew JE, Nowygrod R: A Fiberoptic Compatable Mid-Infrared Laser With CO2 Laser-Like Effect: Application To Atherosclerosis. J Surg Research 47(6):493-501, 1989.

Oz MC , Brener BJ, Buda JA, Todd G, Brenner RW, Brenner RW, Goldenkranz RJ, McNicholas KW, Lozner JS, Lemole GM: A Ten-Year Experience With Bacterial Aortitis. J Vasc Surg. 10(4):439-49, 1989.

Niebauer GW, Oz MC , Goldschmidt M, Lemole G: Simultaneous Use Of Microfibrillar Collagen Hemostat And Blood Saving Devices In A Canine Kidney Perfusion Model. Ann Thorac Surg 48(4):523-7, 1989.

Oz MC , Ashton RC Jr., Oz M, Singh MK, Karmilowicz NP, Spagna MP, Lemole GM: Replacement Of The Abdominal Aorta With A Sutureless Intraluminal Ringed Prosthesis. Am J Surg 158(2):121-126, 1989.

Oz MC , McNicholas KW, Serra J, Spagna PM, Lemole GM: Review Of Salmonella Mycotic Aneurysms Of The Thoracic Aorta. J Cardiovasc Surg. 30(1):99-103, 1989.

Oz MC , Ashley P, Oz M: Atypical Gastroesophageal Carcinoid: A Case Report And Review Of The Literature. Del Med J. 59(12):785-788, 1987.

Oz MC , Oz M: Esophagectomy: Successful Palliation Of Esophageal Carcinoma. Chest 89(4): 527-529, 1986.

BOOKS

Roizen MR, Oz MC, YOU: Having a Baby, Simon & Schuster, NewYork, NY 2009

Roizen MR, Oz MC, YOU: Being Beautiful, Simon & Schuster, NewYork, NY 2008

Roizen MR, Oz MC, YOU: Staying Young, Simon & Schuster, NewYork, NY 2007

Roizen MR, Oz MC, YOU: On a Diet, Simon & Schuster, NewYork, NY 2006

Roizen MR, Oz MC, YOU: The Owner’s Manual, Harper Collins, NewYork, NY 2005, Revised 2008

Goldstein DJ, Oz MC (eds) Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Second Edition. Humana Press Inc., New Jersey 2004.

Stein RA, Oz MC (eds) Complementary and Alternative Cardiovascular Medicine. Humana Press Inc., New Jersey 2004.

Goldstein D, Oz MC (eds) Cardiac Assist Devices, New York 1999.

Goldstein D, Oz MC (eds) Minimally invasive cardiac surgery: State of the Art Techniques. Humaña Publishing, New York 1998.

Oz MC, Healing from the Heart. Dutton, New York, NY 1998.

Zikra BA, Oz MC, Carlson RW. (eds) Reperfusion Injury and the Clinical Capillary Leak Syndrome. Futura Inc, New York, NY, 1994.

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