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Gus J. Vlahakes, M.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Gus Vlahakes and David Torchiana.
Connection Strength

0.570
  1. Wong DR, Agnihotri AK, Hung JW, Vlahakes GJ, Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Madsen JC, MacGillivray TE, Picard MH, Torchiana DF. Long-term survival after surgical revascularization for moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Aug; 80(2):570-7.
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    Score: 0.087
  2. Mangi AA, Boeve TJ, Vlahakes GJ, Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Ruskin JN, McGovern BM, Torchiana DF. Surgical coronary revascularization and antiarrhythmic therapy in survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Nov; 74(5):1510-6.
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    Score: 0.072
  3. Hilgenberg AD, Akins CW, Logan DL, Vlahakes GJ, Buckley MJ, Madsen JC, Torchiana DF. Composite aortic root replacement with direct coronary artery implantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 1996 Oct; 62(4):1090-5.
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    Score: 0.047
  4. Akins CW, Moncure AC, Daggett WM, Cambria RP, Hilgenberg AD, Torchiana DF, Vlahakes GJ. Safety and efficacy of concomitant carotid and coronary artery operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 1995 Aug; 60(2):311-7; discussion 318.
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    Score: 0.044
  5. Lee R, Mitchell JD, Garan H, Ruskin JN, McGovern BA, Buckley MJ, Torchiana DF, Vlahakes GJ. Operation for recurrent ventricular tachycardia. Predictors of short- and long-term efficacy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1994 Mar; 107(3):732-42.
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    Score: 0.039
  6. Mitchell JD, Lee R, Garan H, Ruskin JN, Torchiana DF, Vlahakes GJ. Experience with an implantable tiered therapy device incorporating antitachycardia pacing and cardioverter/defibrillator therapy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1993 Mar; 105(3):453-62; discussion 462-3.
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    Score: 0.037
  7. Hilgenberg AD, Logan DL, Akins CW, Buckley MJ, Daggett WM, Vlahakes GJ, Torchiana DF. Blunt injuries of the thoracic aorta. Ann Thorac Surg. 1992 Feb; 53(2):233-8; discussion 238-9.
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    Score: 0.034
  8. LaMuraglia GM, Vlahakes GJ, Moncure AC, Brewster DC, Buckley MJ, Daggett WM, Palacios I, Cambria R, Akins CW, Torchiana DF, et al. The safety of intraaortic balloon pump catheter insertion through suprainguinal prosthetic vascular bypass grafts. J Vasc Surg. 1991 Jun; 13(6):830-5; discussion 836-7.
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    Score: 0.033
  9. Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Vlahakes GJ, MacGillivray TE, Torchiana DF, Madsen JC. Results of bioprosthetic versus mechanical aortic valve replacement performed with concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Oct; 74(4):1098-106.
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    Score: 0.018
  10. Bitondo JM, Daggett WM, Torchiana DF, Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Vlahakes GJ, Madsen JC, MacGillivray TE, Agnihotri AK. Endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvest: a comparison of postoperative wound complications. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Feb; 73(2):523-8.
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    Score: 0.017
  11. Grünenfelder J, Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Vlahakes GJ, Torchiana DF, Madsen JC, MacGillivray TE. Long-term results and determinants of mortality after surgery for native and prosthetic valve endocarditis. J Heart Valve Dis. 2001 Nov; 10(6):694-702.
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    Score: 0.017
  12. Mela T, McGovern BA, Garan H, Vlahakes GJ, Torchiana DF, Ruskin J, Galvin JM. Long-term infection rates associated with the pectoral versus abdominal approach to cardioverter- defibrillator implants. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Oct 01; 88(7):750-3.
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    Score: 0.017
  13. Akins CW, Buckley MJ, Daggett WM, Hilgenberg AD, Vlahakes GJ, Torchiana DF, Madsen JC. Risk of reoperative valve replacement for failed mitral and aortic bioprostheses. Ann Thorac Surg. 1998 Jun; 65(6):1545-51; discussion 1551-2.
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    Score: 0.013
  14. Akins CW, Daggett WM, Vlahakes GJ, Hilgenberg AD, Torchiana DF, Madsen JC, Buckley MJ. Cardiac operations in patients 80 years old and older. Ann Thorac Surg. 1997 Sep; 64(3):606-14; discussion 614-5.
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    Score: 0.013
  15. O'Nunain S, Perez I, Roelke M, Osswald S, McGovern BA, Brooks DR, Torchiana DF, Vlahakes GJ, Ruskin J, Garan H. The treatment of patients with infected implantable cardioverter-defibrillator systems. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1997 Jan; 113(1):121-9.
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    Score: 0.012
  16. Sweeney MO, Ruskin JN, Garan H, McGovern BA, Guy ML, Torchiana DF, Vlahakes GJ, Newell JB, Semigran MJ, Dec GW. Influence of the implantable cardioverter/defibrillator on sudden death and total mortality in patients evaluated for cardiac transplantation. Circulation. 1995 Dec 01; 92(11):3273-81.
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    Score: 0.011
  17. Brooks R, Garan H, Torchiana D, Vlahakes GJ, Dziuban S, Newell J, McGovern BA, Ruskin JN. Three-year outcome of a nonthoracotomy approach to cardioverter-defibrillator implantation in 189 consecutive patients. Am J Cardiol. 1994 Nov 15; 74(10):1011-5.
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    Score: 0.010
  18. Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Buckley MJ, Vlahakes GJ, Torchiana DF, Daggett WM, Austen WG. Mitral valve reconstruction versus replacement for degenerative or ischemic mitral regurgitation. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 Sep; 58(3):668-75; discussion 675-6.
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    Score: 0.010
  19. Akins CW, Buckley MJ, Daggett WM, Hilgenberg AD, Vlahakes GJ, Torchiana DF, Austen WG. Reoperative coronary grafting: changing patient profiles, operative indications, techniques, and results. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 Aug; 58(2):359-64; discussion 364-5.
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    Score: 0.010
  20. Brooks R, Garan H, Torchiana D, Vlahakes GJ, Jackson G, Newell J, McGovern BA, Ruskin JN. Determinants of successful nonthoracotomy cardioverter-defibrillator implantation: experience in 101 patients using two different lead systems. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993 Dec; 22(7):1835-42.
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    Score: 0.010
  21. Powell AC, Fuchs T, Finkelstein DM, Garan H, Cannom DS, McGovern BA, Kelly E, Vlahakes GJ, Torchiana DF, Ruskin JN. Influence of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators on the long-term prognosis of survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Circulation. 1993 Sep; 88(3):1083-92.
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    Score: 0.010
  22. Brooks R, Torchiana D, Vlahakes GJ, Ruskin JN, McGovern BA, Garan H. Successful implantation of cardioverter-defibrillator systems in patients with elevated defibrillation thresholds. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993 Aug; 22(2):569-74.
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    Score: 0.009
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