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Husam Balkhy

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InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentSurgery-Cardiac
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Tufts Medical CenterFellowship
    Lahey ClinicFellowship
    Tufts Medical CenterResidency
    King Abdulaziz University College of Medicine & Allied SciencesInternship
    King Abdulaziz University College of Medicine & Allied Sciences MD

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    1. Kitahara H, Hirai T, Nathan S, Balkhy HH. First report of a hybrid robotic beating-heart quadruple totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass: toward complete revascularization. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Nov 01; 56(5):1011-1013. PMID: 30879074.
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    2. Balkhy HH, Kitahara H, Mitzman B, Nisivaco S. Robotic totally endoscopic beating-heart bypass to the right coronary artery: first worldwide experience. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Oct 22. PMID: 31638696.
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    3. Nisivaco SM, Patel B, Balkhy HH. Robotic totally endoscopic excision of aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma: The least invasive approach. J Card Surg. 2019 Dec; 34(12):1492-1497. PMID: 31609505.
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    4. Balkhy HH, Kitahara H, Hirai T, Matsukage H, Nathan S. Residual SYNTAX Score after Advanced Hybrid Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Revascularization. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 08. PMID: 31604092.
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    5. Hashimoto M, Wehman B, Balkhy HH. Robotic totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass: Tips and tricks for using an anastomotic device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. PMID: 31653417.
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    6. Kitahara H, McCrorey M, Patel B, Nisivaco S, Balkhy HH. Benefit of Robotic Beating-Heart Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass in Octogenarians. Innovations (Phila). 2019 Sep 18; 1556984519876901. PMID: 31533515.
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    7. Wey HE, Chua K, Balkhy H, Tung R, Broman M. Physiological optimization of robotic endoscopic epicardial CRT-D implantation using multielectrode electroanatomic mapping. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2019 Nov; 30(11):2564-2568. PMID: 31432585.
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    8. Hashimoto M, Balkhy HH. Robotic endoscopic mitral valve repair with the endoballoon in a patient with right aortic arch. J Card Surg. 2019 Dec; 34(12):1670-1672. PMID: 31523841.
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    9. Balkhy HH, Patel BB, Spiller R, Avella-Patino D. Robotic-Assisted Total Pericardiectomy for Acute Relapsing Pericarditis: A Case Report. Innovations (Phila). 2019 Oct; 14(5):468-472. PMID: 31337250.
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    10. Kitahara H, McCrorey M, Patel B, Nisivaco S, Balkhy HH. Predictors of blood transfusion use in robotic beating-heart totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass with anastomotic connectors. J Card Surg. 2019 Sep; 34(9):814-820. PMID: 31269323.
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    11. McCrorey M, Kitahara H, Krienbring D, Patel B, Nisivaco S, Balkhy HH. Robotic cardiac surgery impact of a new patient-side assistant on outcomes. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 25. PMID: 31240557.
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    12. Balkhy HH, Kitahara H. First Human Totally Endoscopic Robotic Assisted Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 19. PMID: 31228409.
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    13. Mirzai S, Patel B, Balkhy HH. Robotic totally endoscopic off-pump unroofing of left anterior descending coronary artery myocardial bridge: A report of two cases. J Card Surg. 2019 Aug; 34(8):735-737. PMID: 31212378.
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    14. Spiller R, Symalla T, McCrorey M, Balkhy HH. Robotic-Assisted Third-Time Redo Mitral Valve Replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct; 108(4):e245-e247. PMID: 30910655.
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    15. Hirai T, Kitahara H, Balkhy HH, Blair JEA. Advanced hybrid complete revascularization with TECAB and Impella-assisted PCI of CTO. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2019 Mar 21. PMID: 30930011.
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    16. Kitahara H, Nisivaco S, Balkhy HH. Graft Patency after Robotically Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Innovations (Phila). 2019 Apr; 14(2):117-123. PMID: 30885092.
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    17. Kaur K, Cisneros M, Nathan S, Blair JEA, Balkhy HH. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention following Placement of Sutureless Aortic Bioprostheses. Innovations (Phila). 2019 Apr; 14(2):177-182. PMID: 30885090.
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    18. Balkhy HH, Nisivaco S, Kitahara H, McCrorey M, Patel B. Robotic Multivessel Endoscopic Coronary Bypass: Impact of a Beating-Heart Approach With Connectors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 07; 108(1):67-73. PMID: 30690021.
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    19. Nisivaco S, Henry M, Ward RP, Balkhy HH. Totally endoscopic robotic-assisted excision of right ventricular papillary fibroelastoma. J Robot Surg. 2019 Dec; 13(6):779-782. PMID: 30610534.
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    20. Kitahara H, Hirai T, McCrorey M, Patel B, Nisivaco S, Nathan S, Balkhy HH. Hybrid coronary revascularization: Midterm outcomes of robotic multivessel bypass and percutaneous interventions. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May; 157(5):1829-1836.e1. PMID: 30635190.
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    21. Kitahara H, Wehman B, Balkhy HH. Can Robotic-Assisted Surgery Overcome the Risk of Mortality in Cardiac Reoperation? Innovations (Phila). 2018 Nov/Dec; 13(6):438-444. PMID: 30547897.
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    22. Balkhy HH, Patel NC, Ramshandani M, Kitahara H, Subramanian VA, Augelli NV, Tobler G, Cai TH. Multicenter Assessment of Grafts in Coronaries: Midterm Evaluation of the C-Port Device (the MAGIC Study). Innovations (Phila). 2018 Jul/Aug; 13(4):273-281. PMID: 30142111.
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    23. Balkhy HH, Lewis CTP, Kitahara H. Robot-assisted aortic valve surgery: State of the art and challenges for the future. Int J Med Robot. 2018 Aug; 14(4):e1913. PMID: 29700926.
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    24. Kitahara H, Patel B, McCrorey M, Nisivaco S, Balkhy HH. Is robotic beating heart totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass feasible for BMI > 35 morbidly obese patients? Int J Med Robot. 2018 Aug; 14(4):e1911. PMID: 29687573.
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    25. Balkhy HH, Nisivaco SM, Husain AN, Jeevanandam V, Arif Q. The C-Port Distal Coronary Anastomotic Device Is Comparable With a Hand-Sewn Anastomosis: Human Histological Case Study. Innovations (Phila). 2018 Mar/Apr; 13(2):140-143. PMID: 29688941.
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    26. Balkhy HH, Nisivaco S, Kitahara H, McCrorey M, Patel B. Robotic Beating Heart Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass in Higher-Risk Patients: Can It be Done Safely? Innovations (Phila). 2018 Mar/Apr; 13(2):108-113. PMID: 29688940.
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    27. Kitahara H, McCrorey M, Patel B, Nisivaco S, Balkhy HH. Does Robotic Beating Heart Connector Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Bridge the Gender Gap in Coronary Bypass Surgery? Innovations (Phila). 2018 Jan/Feb; 13(1):35-39. PMID: 29462052.
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    28. Nisivaco S, McCrorey M, Krienbring D, Patel B, Srivastava S, Balkhy HH. Redo Robotic Endoscopic Beating Heart Coronary Bypass (TECAB) After Previous TECAB. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec; 104(6):e417-e419. PMID: 29153808.
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    29. Kitahara H, Patel B, McCrorey M, Nisivaco S, Balkhy HH. Morbid Obesity Does not Increase Morbidity or Mortality in Robotic Cardiac Surgery. Innovations (Phila). 2017 Nov/Dec; 12(6):434-439. PMID: 29232296.
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    30. Ferdinand FD, MacDonald JK, Balkhy HH, Bisleri G, Hwang HY, Northrup P, Trimlett RHJ, Wei L, Kiaii BB. Endoscopic Conduit Harvest in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: An ISMICS Systematic Review and Consensus Conference Statements. Innovations (Phila). 2017 Sep/Oct; 12(5):301-319. PMID: 29028651.
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    31. Mediratta A, Addetia K, Medvedofsky D, Schneider RJ, Kruse E, Shah AP, Nathan S, Paul JD, Blair JE, Ota T, Balkhy HH, Patel AR, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM. 3D echocardiographic analysis of aortic annulus for transcatheter aortic valve replacement using novel aortic valve quantification software: Comparison with computed tomography. Echocardiography. 2017 May; 34(5):690-699. PMID: 28345211.
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    32. Balkhy HH, Nathan S, Arnsdorf SE, Krienbring DJ. Right Internal Mammary Artery Use in 140 Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Bypass Cases: Toward Multiarterial Grafting. Innovations (Phila). 2017 Jan/Feb; 12(1):9-14. PMID: 28106618.
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    33. Bateman RM, Sharpe MD, Jagger JE, Ellis CG, Solé-Violán J, López-Rodríguez M, Herrera-Ramos E, Ruíz-Hernández J, Borderías L, Horcajada J, González-Quevedo N, Rajas O, Briones M, Rodríguez de Castro F, Rodríguez Gallego C, Esen F, Orhun G, Ergin Ozcan P, Senturk E, Ugur Yilmaz C, Orhan N, Arican N, Kaya M, Kucukerden M, Giris M, Akcan U, Bilgic Gazioglu S, Tuzun E, Riff R, Naamani O, Douvdevani A, Takegawa R, Yoshida H, Hirose T, Yamamoto N, Hagiya H, Ojima M, Akeda Y, Tasaki O, Tomono K, Shimazu T, Ono S, Kubo T, Suda S, Ueno T, Ikeda T, Hirose T, Ogura H, Takahashi H, Ojima M, Kang J, Nakamura Y, Kojima T, Shimazu T, Ikeda T, Suda S, Izutani Y, Ueno T, Ono S, Taniguchi T, O M, Dinter C, Lotz J, Eilers B, Wissmann C, Lott R, Meili MM, Schuetz PS, Hawa H, Sharshir M, Aburageila M, Salahuddin N, Chantziara V, Georgiou S, Tsimogianni A, Alexandropoulos P, Vassi A, Lagiou F, Valta M, Micha G, Chinou E, Michaloudis G, Kodaira A, Ikeda T, Ono S, Ueno T, Suda S, Izutani Y, Imaizumi H, De la Torre-Prados MV, Garcia-De la Torre A, Enguix-Armada A, Puerto-Morlan A, Perez-Valero V, Garcia-Alcantara A, Bolton N, Dudziak J, Bonney S, Tridente A, Nee P, Nicolaes G, Wiewel M, Schultz M, Wildhagen K, Horn J, Schrijver R, Van der Poll T, Reutelingsperger C, Pillai S, Davies G, Mills G, Aubrey R, Morris K, Williams P, Evans P, Gayat EG, Struck J, Cariou A, Deye N, Guidet B, Jabert S, Launay J, Legrand M, Léone M, Resche-Rigon M, Vicaut E, Vieillard-Baron A, Mebazaa A, Arnold R, Capan M, Linder A, Akesson P, Popescu M, Tomescu D, Sprung CL, Calderon Morales R, Munteanu G, Orenbuch-Harroch E, Levin P, Kasdan H, Reiter A, Volker T, Himmel Y, Cohen Y, Meissonnier J, Girard L, Rebeaud F, Herrmann I, Delwarde B, Peronnet E, Cerrato E, Venet F, Lepape A, Rimmelé T, Monneret G, Textoris J, Beloborodova N, Moroz V, Osipov A, Bedova A, Sarshor Y, Pautova A, Sergeev A, Chernevskaya E, Odermatt J, Bolliger R, Hersberger L, Ottiger M, Christ-Crain M, Mueller B, Schuetz P, Sharma NK, Tashima AK, Brunialti MK, Machado FR, Assuncao M, Rigato O, Salomao R, Cajander SC, Rasmussen G, Tina E, Söderquist B, Källman J, Strålin K, Lange AL, Sundén-Cullberg JS, Magnuson AM, Hultgren OH, Davies G, Pillai S, Mills G, Aubrey R, Morris K, Williams P, Evans P, Pillai S, Davies G, Mills G, Aubrey R, Morris K, Williams P, Evans P, Pillai S, Davies G, Mills G, Aubrey R, Morris K, Williams P, Evans P, Van der Geest P, Mohseni M, Linssen J, De Jonge R, Duran S, Groeneveld J, Miller R, Lopansri BK, McHugh LC, Seldon A, Burke JP, Johnston J, Reece-Anthony R, Bond A, Molokhia A, Mcgrath C, Nsutebu E, Bank Pedersen P, Pilsgaard Henriksen D, Mikkelsen S, Touborg Lassen A, Tincu R, Cobilinschi C, Tomescu D, Ghiorghiu Z, Macovei R, Wiewel MA, Harmon MB, Van Vught LA, Scicluna BP, Hoogendijk AJ, Horn J, Zwinderman AH, Cremer OL, Bonten MJ, Schultz MJ, Van der Poll T, Juffermans NP, Wiersinga WJ, Eren G, Tekdos Y, Dogan M, Acicbe O, Kaya E, Hergunsel O, Alsolamy S, Ghamdi G, Alswaidan L, Alharbi S, Alenezi F, Arabi Y, Heaton J, Boyce A, Nolan L, Johnston J, Dukoff-Gordon A, Dean A, Molokhia A, Mann Ben Yehudah T, Fleischmann C, Thomas-Rueddel D, Haas C, Dennler U, Reinhart K, Suntornlohanakul O, Khwannimit B, Breckenridge F, Puxty A, Szturz P, Folwarzcny P, Svancara J, Kula R, Sevcik P, Caneva L, Casazza A, Bellazzi E, Marra S, Pagani L, Vetere M, Vanzino R, Ciprandi D, Preda R, Boschi R, Carnevale L, Lopez V, Aguilar Arzapalo M, Barradas L, Escalante A, Gongora J, Cetina M, Adamik B, Jakubczyk D, Kübler A, Radford A, Lee T, Singer J, Boyd J, Fineberg D, Williams M, Russell J, Scarlatescu E, Tomescu D, Droc G, Arama S, Müller M, Straat M, Zeerleder SS, Juffermans NP, Fuchs CF, Scheer CS, Wauschkuhn SW, Vollmer MV, Meissner KM, Kuhn SK, Hahnenkamp KH, Rehberg SR, Gründling MG, Yamamoto N, Ojima M, Hamaguchi S, Hirose T, Akeda Y, Takegawa R, Tasaki O, Shimazu T, Tomono K, Gómez-Sánchez E, Heredia-Rodríguez M, Álvarez-Fuente E, Lorenzo-López M, Gómez-Pesquera E, Aragón-Camino M, et al. Erratum to: 36th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: Brussels, Belgium. 15-18 March 2016. Crit Care. 2016; 20:347. PMID: 31268434.
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    34. Aziz Z, Moss JD, Jabbarzadeh M, Hellstrom J, Balkhy H, Tung R. Totally endoscopic robotic epicardial ablation of refractory left ventricular summit arrhythmia: First-in-man. Heart Rhythm. 2017 01; 14(1):135-138. PMID: 27614027.
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    35. Stone J, Balkhy H, Ozcan C. Unique case of papillary fibroelastoma originating from the right interatrial septum. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 15; 223:251-253. PMID: 27541666.
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    36. Oesterle A, Singh A, Balkhy H, Husain AN, Moyer D, Tung R, Nayak HM. Late presentation of constrictive pericarditis after limited epicardial ablation for inappropriate sinus tachycardia. HeartRhythm Case Rep. 2016 Sep; 2(5):441-445. PMID: 28491729.
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    37. Hollatz A, Balkhy HH, Chaney MA, Neuburger PJ, Gerlach RM, Guy TS. Robotic Mitral Valve Repair With Right Ventricular Pacing-Induced Ventricular Fibrillatory Arrest. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 02; 31(1):345-353. PMID: 28277246.
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    38. Oesterle A, Balkhy HH, Green J, Burke MC. Late Manifestation of Coronary Sinus and Left Atrial Perforation of a Left Ventricular Pacemaker Lead at Extraction. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 May; 39(5):502-6. PMID: 26846355.
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    39. Maciolek K, Asfaw ZE, Krienbring DJ, Arnsdorf SE, Balkhy HH. Robotic Endoscopic Off-Pump Total Pericardiectomy in Constrictive Pericarditis. Innovations (Phila). 2016 Mar-Apr; 11(2):134-7. PMID: 27100164.
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    40. Balkhy HH, Arnsdorf S, Krienbring D, Urban J. Liposome Bupivacaine for Postsurgical Analgesia in Patients Undergoing Robotically Assisted Cardiac Surgery. Innovations (Phila). 2015 Nov-Dec; 10(6):416-9. PMID: 26633002.
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    41. Obase K, Weinert L, Hollatz A, Farooqui F, Roberts JD, Minhaj MM, Tung A, Chaney M, Ota T, Balkhy HH, Jeevanandam V, Saito K, Yoshida K, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM. Leaflet-chordal relations in patients with primary and secondary mitral regurgitation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015 Nov; 28(11):1302-8. PMID: 26384765.
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    42. Cossor W, Addetia K, Balkhy HH, Spencer KT, Patel AR. Unroofed coronary sinus atrial septal defect: a multi-modality imaging approach. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Nov; 16(11):1263. PMID: 26232054.
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    43. Obase K, Jeevanandam V, Saito K, Kesner K, Barry A, Hollatz A, Farooqui F, Addetia K, Roberts JD, Ota T, Balkhy HH, Yoshida K, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM. Visualization and measurement of mitral valve chordae tendineae using three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography from the transgastric approach. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015 Apr; 28(4):449-54. PMID: 25690999.
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    44. Balkhy HH, Vloka ME, Chapman PD, Peters CC. Robotic application of a novel dual-energy device for left atrial ablation: intraoperative and early postoperative results. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Nov-Dec; 9(6):439-44. PMID: 25438112.
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    45. Maciolek KA, Krienbring DJ, Naum ES, Arnsdorf SE, Balkhy HH. Combined totally endoscopic robotic coronary bypass and mitral valve repair via right-sided ports. Innovations (Phila). 2013 Jul-Aug; 8(4):310-5. PMID: 24145978.
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    46. Balkhy HH, Bawazeer MS, Kattan RF, Tamim HM, Al Johani SM, Aldughashem FA, Al Alem HA, Adlan A, Herwaldt LA. Epidemiology of Acinetobacter spp.-associated healthcare infections and colonization among children at a tertiary-care hospital in Saudi Arabia: a 6-year retrospective cohort study. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Oct; 31(10):2645-51. PMID: 22476386.
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    47. Balkhy HH, El-Saed A, Al Johani SM, Francis C, Al-Qahtani AA, Al-Ahdal MN, Altayeb HT, Arabi Y, Alothman A, Sallah M. The epidemiology of the first described carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak in a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia: how far do we go? Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Aug; 31(8):1901-9. PMID: 22237459.
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    48. Balkhy HH, Wann LS, Krienbring D, Arnsdorf SE. Integrating coronary anastomotic connectors and robotics toward a totally endoscopic beating heart approach: review of 120 cases. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep; 92(3):821-7. PMID: 21871264.
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    49. Balkhy HH, Wann LS, Arnsdorf S. Early patency evaluation of new distal anastomotic device in internal mammary artery grafts using computed tomography angiography. Innovations (Phila). 2010 Mar; 5(2):109-13. PMID: 22437357.
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    50. Wann S, Balkhy H. Evaluation of patients after coronary artery bypass grafting. Cardiol Rev. 2009 Jul-Aug; 17(4):176-80. PMID: 19525679.
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    51. Puskas JD, Halkos ME, Balkhy H, Caskey M, Connolly M, Crouch J, Diegeler A, Gummert J, Harringer W, Subramanian V, Sutter F, Matschke K. Evaluation of the PAS-Port Proximal Anastomosis System in coronary artery bypass surgery (the EPIC trial). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Jul; 138(1):125-32. PMID: 19577069.
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    52. Balkhy HH, Hare J, Sih HJ. Autonomic ganglionated plexi: characterization and effect of epicardial microwave ablation in a canine model of vagally induced acute atrial fibrillation. Innovations (Phila). 2007 Jan; 2(1):7-13. PMID: 22436870.
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    53. Balkhy HH, Chapman PD, Arnsdorf SE. Minimally invasive atrial fibrillation ablation combined with a new technique for thoracoscopic stapling of the left atrial appendage: case report. Heart Surg Forum. 2004; 7(6):353-5. PMID: 15769703.
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    54. Balkhy HH, Quinn CC, Lois KH, Munsch CM. Routine intracoronary shunting in multivessel off-pump coronary artery bypass: a retrospective review of in-hospital outcomes in 550 consecutive cases. Heart Surg Forum. 2003; 6(2):E32-5. PMID: 12716650.
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    55. D'Agostino RS, Svensson LG, Neumann DJ, Balkhy HH, Williamson WA, Shahian DM. Screening carotid ultrasonography and risk factors for stroke in coronary artery surgery patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 1996 Dec; 62(6):1714-23. PMID: 8957376.
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    56. Balkhy HH, Peterson MB, Connolly RJ, Zhang X, Diehl JT. Comparison of Eurocollins and University of Wisconsin solution in single flush preservation of the ischemic reperfused lung: an in vivo rabbit model. Transplantation. 1995 Apr 27; 59(8):1090-5. PMID: 7732552.
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