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Published Articles in Refereed Journals

 

Rajasekhar C. Nekkanti, MD

Matchett, M., Sears, S. F. , Hazelton, G., Kirian, K., Wilson, E., & Nekkanti, R., (2009). The implantable cardioverter defibrillator: its history, current psychological impact and future. Expert Review of Medical Devices, 6 (1), 43-50.

Shammas, R. L., Khan, N. U. , Nekkanti, R., & Movahed, A. (2007). Diastolic Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction: What We Know and What We Don't Know. International Journal of Cardiology (115), 284-289.

 

L. Wiley Nifong, MD

Ishikawa, N., Sun, Y. S. , Nifong, L. W. , Oda, M., Watanabe, G., & Chitwood, W.R., Jr., (2009). Thoroscopic robot-assisted extended thymectomy in human cadaver. Surgical Endoscopy, 23 (2), 459-461.

Ishikawa, N., Sun, Y. S. , Nifong, L. W. , Watanabe, G., & Chitwood, Jr., W. R. (2008). How to do it: importance of left atrial side of retraction in robotic and minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Heart Surgery Forum, 11 (5), E270-271.

Ishikawa, N., Sun, Y. S. , Nifong, L. W. , Watanabe, G., & Chitwood, Jr., W. R. (2008). Port-access atrium retractors for totally endoscopic mitral valve surgery: the Tornado Retractor, the Butterfly Retractor, and the Semiautomatic Butterfly Retractor. Surgical Endoscopy, 22 (9), 2088-2090.

Chitwood, Jr., W. R., Rodriguez, E., Chu, M. W. , Hassan, A., Ferguson, Jr., T. B. , Vos, P.W., & Nifong, L.W., (2008). Robotic mitral valve repairs in 300 patients: a single-center experience. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 136 (2), 436-441.

Rodriguez, E., Kypson, A. P. , Moten, S. C. , Nifong, L. W. , & Chitwood, Jr., W. R. (2006). Robotic Mitral Surgery at East Carolina University: a 6 year experience. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery (2), 211-215.

Rodriguez, E., Kypson, A. P. , Moten, S. C. , & Nifong, L. W. (2006). Robotic Mitral Surgery at East Carolina University: a 6 year experience. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery (2), 211-215.

Nifong, L. (2001). Hemodynamic Effects of Vacuum-Assisted Closure in Open Sternal Wounds. Surgical Forum, LII, 531-32.

 

Frank M. Parker, DO

Carter, J. J., Kardys, C. M. , Chapman, W. H. , Wilson, B. C. , Sheets, K. A. , Parker, F.M., Bogey, W.M., Powell, C.S., & Stoner, M.C., (2009). Caval dynamics: A prospective anatomical and physiological study of the human vena cava during laparoscopic surgery. Journal of Surgical Research, 151 (2), 293-294.

Stoner, M. C., deFreitas, D. J. , Manwaring, M. L. , Carter, J. J. , Parker, F. M. , & Powell, C.S., (2008). Cost per day of patency: Understanding the impact of patency and reintervention in a sustainable model of healthcare. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 48 (6), 1489-1496.

Kardys, C. M., Stoner, M. C. , Manwaring, M. L. , Bogey, W. M. , Parker, F. M. , & Powell, C.S., (2007). The use of intravascular ultrasound to improve use of inferior vena cava filters in a high risk bariatric population. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 46 (6), 1248-1252.

Manwaring, M. L., deFreitas, D. J. , Kardys, C. M. , Hudson, D. w. , Mendoza, R. M. , Powell, C.S., Parker, F.M., Anderson, A.A., Chitwood, W.R., & Stoner, M.C., (2007). Development of a novel animal model of paralysis in thoracic aortic endovascular repair. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 205 (3 Sup.), 110.

deFreitas, D. J., Manwaring, M. L. , Kardys, C. M. , Mendoza, R. M. , Hudson, D. W. , Stallings, TL, Parker, FM, Bogey, WM, Powell, CS, & Stoner, MC., (2007). Open versus endovascular treatment of complex femoropopliteal occlusive disease. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 205 (3 Sup), 82.

Stoner, M. C., deFreitas, D. J. , Phade, S. V. , Parker, F. M. , Bogey, W. M. , & Powell, CS., (2007). Midterm results with laser atherectomy in the treatment of infrainguinal occlusive disease. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 46 (2), 289-295.

deFreitas, D. J., Phade, S. V. , Stoner, M. C. , Bogey, W. M. , Powell, C. S. , & Parker, FM., (2007). Endovascular stent exclusion of a hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 41 (2), 161-164.

Parent, F. N., Meier, G. H. , Godziachvilli, V., LeSar, C. J. , Parker, F. M. , Carter, K.A., DeMasi, R.J., Gayle, R.G., Marcinczyk, M.J., & Gregory, R.J., (2002). The Incidence and Natural History of Type I and II Endoleak: A 5 year follow-up assessment with color duplex ultrasound scan. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 35 (3), 474-81.

Duane, T., Parker, F. M. , Stokes, G. K. , Parent, F. M. , & Britt, L. D. (2002). Endovascular Carotid Stenting After Trauma. The Journal of Trauma, 52 (1), 149-153.

 

Mariavittoria Pitzalis, MD, PhD

Lucarelli, K. & Pitzalis, M. V. (2006). Arg389Gly b1-Adrenergic Receptor Polymorphism Modulates Carvedilol Antihypertensive Response. Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 8 (5), Supp. A. Poelzing, S., Forleo, C., Samodell, M., Dudash, L., Sorrentino, S., Anaclerio, M. Troccoli, R. Iacoviello, M. Romito, R. Guida, P. Chahine, M. Pitzalis, MV., (2006). SCN5A Polymorphism Restores Trafficking of a Brugada Syndrome Mutation on a Separate Gene. Circulation (114), 368-376.

Pitzalis, M., Iacoviello, M., DiSerio, F., Romito, R., Luzzi, G., Anaclerio, M. Forleo, C., (2006). Role of septal to posterior. Journal of American College of Cardiology (48), 596-597.

Pitzalis, M. (2005). Ventricular asynchrony predicts a better outcome in patients with chronic heart failure receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy. J Am Coll Cardiol, 45, 659.

Pitzalis, M. (2005). Dynamics of ventricular repolarization in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy versus healthy subjects. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol, 10, 121-8.

Pitzalis, M. (2005). Independent and Incremental Prognostic Value of Endogenous Ouabain in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Eur J Heart Failure, 8, 179-86.

Pitzalis, M. (2005). High Circulating Levels of Endogenous Ouabain in the Offspring of Hypertensive and Normotensive Individuals. J Hypertens, 23, 1677-81.

 

C. Steven Powell, MD

Carter, J. J., Kardys, C. M. , Chapman, W. H. , Wilson, B. C. , Sheets, K. A. , Parker, FM. Bogey, WM. Powell, CS., (2009). Caval dynamics: A prospective anatomical and physiological study of the human vena cava during laparoscopic surgery. Journal of Surgical Research, 151 (2), 293-294.

Stoner, M. C., deFreitas, D. J. , Manwaring, M. L. , Carter, J. J. , Parker, F. M. , & Powell, C.S., (2008). Cost per day of patency: Understanding the impact of patency and reintervention in a sustainable model of healthcare. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 48 (6), 1489-1496.

Phade, S. V., deFreitas, D. J. , Powell, C. S. , & Stoner, M. C. (2007). Evolution of bacterial arteritis into a mycotic aortic aneurysm. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 41 (2), 158-160.

Kardys, C., Stoner, M., Bogey, W., Parker, F., & Powell, S. (2007). Use of The intravascular ultrasound imaging to improve the use of inferior vena cava filters in a high-risk bariatric population. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 46 (6), 1248-1252.

Powell, C. S. & Horne, C. (2007). The BullNo.%No.* of for-profit quality rating schemes. Contemporary Surgery, 63 (12), 593-594.

Powell, C. (1998). Autologous Superficial Femoral Vein for Aortic Reconstruction in Infected Fields. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 13(1), 32-35.

Powell, C. (1998). Telemedicine and Endovascular Aortic Grafting. American Journal of Surgery, 177, 1-3.

Powell, C. (1998). Duplex-Directed Thrombin Injection as a Method to Treat Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysms. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 187 (4), 464-466.

Powell, C. (1998). Bifurcated Endovascular Grafting for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 13 (1), 23-31.

Powell, C. (1992). Abdominal Surgery. Surgical Resident Curriculum, 71-74.

Powell, C. (1992). Vascular Surgery. Surgical Resident Curriculum, 65-69.

Powell, C. (1992). Endocrine Surgery. Surgical Resident Curriculum, 63-64.