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Research Papers Authored or Co-Authored by Castigliano Bhamidipati

Meher AK, Johnston WF, Lu G, Pope NH, Bhamidipati CM, Harmon DB, Su G, Zhao Y, McNamara CA, Upchurch GR Jr, Ailawadi G. B2 Cells Suppress Experimental Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Am J Pathol. 2014 Sep 3. pii: S0002-9440(14)00423-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2014.07.006. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25194661.  

Bhamidipati CM, Jones DR. Reply: To PMID 22621876. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Aug;96(2):744-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.06.028. PubMed PMID: 23910137.  

Bhamidipati CM, Scott Lim D, Ragosta M, Ailawadi G. Percutaneous transjugular implantation of MELODY® valve into tricuspid bioprosthesis. J Card Surg. 2013 Jul;28(4):391-3. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12128. Epub 2013 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 23772880; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3723778.  

Bhamidipati CM, Mehta GS, Moehle CW, Meher AK, Su G, Vigneshwar NG, Barbery C, Sharma AK, Kron IL, Laubach VE, Owens GK, Upchurch GR Jr, Ailawadi G. Adenosine 2A receptor modulates inflammation and phenotype in experimental abdominal aortic aneurysms. FASEB J. 2013 Jun;27(6):2122-31. doi: 10.1096/fj.12-214197. Epub 2013 Feb 14. PubMed PMID: 23413358; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3659365.  

Gopaldas RR, Bhamidipati CM, Dao TK, Markley JG. Impact of surgeon demographics and technique on outcomes after esophageal resections: a nationwide study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar;95(3):1064-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.10.038. Epub 2012 Dec 20. PubMed PMID: 23261119.

Mulloy DP, Bhamidipati CM, Stone ML, Ailawadi G, Kron IL, Kern JA. Orthotopic heart transplant versus left ventricular assist device: a national comparison of cost and survival. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Feb;145(2):566-73; discussion 573-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.10.034. Epub 2012 Dec 13. PubMed PMID: 23246055; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3707397.  

Nacca N, Bhamidipati CM, Yuhico LS, Pinnamaneni S, Szombathy T. Severe amiodarone induced pulmonary toxicity. J Thorac Dis. 2012 Dec;4(6):667-70. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2012.06.08. PubMed PMID: 23205299; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3506795.

Bhamidipati CM, Stukenborg GJ, Ailawadi G, Lau CL, Kozower BD, Jones DR.  Pulmonary resections performed at hospitals with thoracic surgery residency programs have superior outcomes. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Jan;145(1):60-6, 67.e1-2; discussion 66-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.10.015. Epub 2012 Nov 7.  PubMed PMID: 23141034.  

Sharma AK, Lu G, Jester A, Johnston WF, Zhao Y, Hajzus VA, Saadatzadeh MR, Su G, Bhamidipati CM, Mehta GS, Kron IL, Laubach VE, Murphy MP, Ailawadi G, Upchurch GR Jr. Experimental abdominal aortic aneurysm formation is mediated by IL-17 and attenuated by mesenchymal stem cell treatment. Circulation. 2012 Sep 11;126(11 Suppl 1):S38-45. Erratum in: Circulation. 2012 Oct 23;126(17):e278. PubMed PMID: 22965992; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3448933.  

LaPar DJ, Stukenborg GJ, Guyer RA, Stone ML, Bhamidipati CM, Lau CL, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Primary payer status is associated with mortality and resource utilization for coronary artery bypass grafting. Circulation. 2012 Sep 11;126(11 Suppl 1):S132-9. PubMed PMID: 22965973; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3448930.  

Politano AD, Bhamidipati CM, Tracci MC, Upchurch GR Jr, Cherry KJ. Anatomic popliteal entrapment syndrome is often a difficult diagnosis. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2012 Oct;46(7):542-5. doi: 10.1177/1538574412457472. Epub 2012 Aug 30.  PubMed PMID: 22941958.  

Bhamidipati CM, Mboumi IW, Seymour KA, Rolland R, Dilip K, Gopaldas RR, Lutz CJ. Robotic-assisted or minithoracotomy incision for left ventricular lead placement: a single-surgeon, single-center experience. Innovations (Phila). 2012 May-Jun;7(3):208-12. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0b013e31826153b3. PubMed PMID: 22885464.  

Bhamidipati CM, Mehta GS, Lu G, Moehle CW, Barbery C, DiMusto PD, Laser A, Kron IL, Upchurch GR Jr, Ailawadi G. Development of a novel murine model of aortic aneurysms using peri-adventitial elastase. Surgery. 2012 Aug;152(2):238-46. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2012.02.010. PubMed PMID: 22828146; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3601193.  

Bhamidipati CM, Coselli JS, LeMaire SA. Perfusion techniques for renal protection during thoracoabdominal aortic surgery. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2012 Mar;44(1):P31-7. PubMed PMID: 22730870.  

Bhamidipati CM, Coselli JS, LeMaire SA. BioGlue in 2011: what is its role in cardiac surgery? J Extra Corpor Technol. 2012 Mar;44(1):P6-12. PubMed PMID: 22730865.  

Laser A, Lu G, Ghosh A, Roelofs K, McEvoy B, DiMusto P, Bhamidipati CM, Su G, Zhao Y, Lau CL, Ailawadi G, Eliason JL, Henke PK, Upchurch GR Jr. Differential gender- and species-specific formation of aneurysms using a novel method of inducing abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Surg Res. 2012 Dec;178(2):1038-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2012.04.073. Epub 2012 May 18. PubMed PMID: 22651981; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3442138. 

Bhamidipati CM, Stukenborg GJ, Thomas CJ, Lau CL, Kozower BD, Jones DR.  Pathologic lymph node ratio is a predictor of survival in esophageal cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Nov;94(5):1643-51. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.03.078. Epub 2012 May 22. PubMed PMID: 22621876.  

LaPar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, Lau CL, Jones DR, Kozower BD. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: establishing generalizability to national lung cancer resection outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg.  2012 Jul;94(1):216-21; discussion 221. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.03.054.  Epub 2012 May 18. PubMed PMID: 22608716.  

Bhamidipati CM, Iyalla KI, Seymour KA, Lutz CJ. Lung hernia following robotic-assisted mitral valve repair. J Card Surg. 2012 Jul;27(4):460-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2012.01463.x. Epub 2012 May 20. PubMed PMID: 22607082.  

Bhamidipati CM, LaPar DJ, Stukenborg GJ, Lutz CJ, Tracci MC, Cherry KJ, Upchurch GR Jr, Kern JA. Transcatheter arterial revascularization outcomes at vascular and general surgery teaching hospitals and nonteaching hospitals are comparable. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Jul;56(1):247-55.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.12.083. Epub 2012 May 12. PubMed PMID: 22583853. 

Taylor MD, Nagji AS, Bhamidipati CM, Theodosakis N, Kozower BD, Lau CL, Jones DR. Tumor recurrence after complete resection for non-small cell lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jun;93(6):1813-20; discussion 1820-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.03.031. Epub 2012 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 22542070. 

Mulloy DP, Bhamidipati CM, Stone ML, Ailawadi G, Bergin JD, Mahapatra S, Kern JA. Cryoablation during left ventricular assist device implantation reduces postoperative ventricular tachyarrhythmias. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 May;145(5):1207-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.03.061. Epub 2012 Apr 20. PubMed PMID: 22520722; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3658124.  

Mehta GS, LaPar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, Kern JA, Kron IL, Upchurch GR Jr, Ailawadi G. Previous percutaneous coronary intervention increases morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting. Surgery. 2012 Jul;152(1):5-11. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2012.02.013. Epub 2012 Apr 11. PubMed PMID: 22503323.  

DiMusto PD, Lu G, Ghosh A, Roelofs KJ, Sadiq O, McEvoy B, Su G, Laser A, Bhamidipati CM, Ailawadi G, Henke PK, Eliason JL, Upchurch GR Jr. Increased JNK in males compared with females in a rodent model of abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Surg Res. 2012 Aug;176(2):687-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2011.11.1024. Epub 2011 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 22316675; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3356793.  

Bhamidipati CM, Irvine JN, Hagspiel KD, Matsumoto AH, Tracci MC, Kern JA.  Hybrid repair of aortic arch aneurysm. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Apr;26(3):420.e1-4.  doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2011.10.008. Epub 2012 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 22285342.  

Bhamidipati CM, LaPar DJ, Mehta GS, Kern JA, Upchurch GR Jr, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Albumin is a better predictor of outcomes than body mass index following coronary artery bypass grafting. Surgery. 2011 Oct;150(4):626-34. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2011.07.056. PubMed PMID: 22000173; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3204902.  

Moehle CW, Bhamidipati CM, Alexander MR, Mehta GS, Irvine JN, Salmon M, Upchurch GR Jr, Kron IL, Owens GK, Ailawadi G. Bone marrow-derived MCP1 required for experimental aortic aneurysm formation and smooth muscle phenotypic modulation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Dec;142(6):1567-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.07.053. Epub 2011 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 21996300; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3627218.  

Bhamidipati CM, Seymour KA, Cohen N, Rolland R, Dilip KA, Lutz CJ. Is body mass index a risk factor for isolated off-pump coronary revascularization? J Card Surg. 2011 Nov;26(6):565-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01312.x. Epub 2011 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 21972959.  

LaPar DJ, Ailawadi G, Bhamidipati CM, Stukenborg G, Crosby IK, Kern JA, Kron IL. Small prosthesis size in aortic valve replacement does not affect mortality.  Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep;92(3):880-8; discussion 888. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.04.105. PubMed PMID: 21871273; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3260881.  

LaPar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, Harris DA, Kozower BD, Jones DR, Kron IL, Ailawadi G, Lau CL. Gender, race, and socioeconomic status affects outcomes after lung cancer resections in the United States. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Aug;92(2):434-9.  doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.04.048. Epub 2011 Jun 25. PubMed PMID: 21704976; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3282148.  

Lapar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, Upchurch GR Jr, Kern JA, Kron IL, Cherry KJ, Ailawadi G. Time of year does not influence mortality for vascular operations at academic centers. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Aug;54(2):546-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.01.042. Epub 2011 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 21531532; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3150426.  

Lapar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, Mery CM, Stukenborg GJ, Lau CL, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Academic season does not influence cardiac surgical outcomes at US Academic Medical Centers. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun;212(6):1000-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2011.03.012. Epub 2011 Apr 9. PubMed PMID: 21481616; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3104127.  

Bhamidipati CM, LaPar DJ, Mehta GS, Kern JA, Kron IL, Upchurch GR Jr, Ailawadi G. Have thoracic endografting outcomes improved since US Food and Drug Administration approval? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 May;91(5):1314-22; discussion 1322. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.01.037. Epub 2011 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 21439547; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3086831.  

Lapar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, Walters DM, Stukenborg GJ, Lau CL, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Primary payer status affects outcomes for cardiac valve operations. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 May;212(5):759-67. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2010.12.050.  Epub 2011 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 21398153; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3085604.  

Mehta GS, Bhamidipati CM, LaPar DJ, Ailawadi G, Kern JA. Repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in heart transplant patients: before or after left ventricular assist device implantation? Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Mar;59(2):119-20. doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1250637. Epub 2011 Mar 7. PubMed PMID: 21384309; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3117205.  

Mahapatra S, LaPar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, McDaniel G, Kamath S, Bunch TJ, Ailawadi G. Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of new-onset atrial fibrillation following epicardial ablation for ventricular tachycardia. Europace.  2011 Apr;13(4):548-54. doi: 10.1093/europace/eur017. Epub 2011 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 21296778; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3065918.  

Bhamidipati CM, LaPar DJ, Fonner E Jr, Kern JA, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Outcomes and cost of cardiac surgery in octogenarians is related to type of operation: a multiinstitutional analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Feb;91(2):499-505. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.10.059. PubMed PMID: 21256301; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3065377.  

LaPar DJ, Nagji AS, Bhamidipati CM, Kozower BD, Lau CL, Ailawadi G, Jones DR.  Seasonal variation influences outcomes following lung cancer resections. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Jul;40(1):83-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.11.023. Epub 2010 Dec 18. PubMed PMID: 21169031; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3111935. 

Bhamidipati CM, LaPar DJ, Stukenborg GJ, Morrison CC, Kern JA, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Superiority of moderate control of hyperglycemia to tight control in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.  2011 Feb;141(2):543-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.10.005. Epub 2010 Dec 15.  PubMed PMID: 21163498; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3099050.  

LaPar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, Reece TB, Cleveland JC, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Is off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting superior to conventional bypass in octogenarians? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jan;141(1):81-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.09.012. Epub 2010 Nov 4. PubMed PMID: 21051050; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3071621.  

LaPar DJ, Bhamidipati CM, Mery CM, Stukenborg GJ, Jones DR, Schirmer BD, Kron IL, Ailawadi G. Primary payer status affects mortality for major surgical operations. Ann Surg. 2010 Sep;252(3):544-50; discussion 550-1. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181e8fd75. PubMed PMID: 20647910; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3071622.  

Bhamidipati CM, Mehta GS, Sarwar MF, Sooppan R, Dilip KA, Lutz CJ.  Robot-assisted mitral valve repair: a single institution review. Innovations (Phila). 2010 Jul-Aug;5(4):295-9. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0b013e3181ed5103. PubMed PMID: 22437461. 

Bhamidipati CM, Kohman LJ. Is transcatheter rescue management of a pulmonary artery bronchial fistula justified? Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Jun;58(4):229-31. doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1240977. Epub 2010 May 31. PubMed PMID: 20514579.  

LaPar DJ, Ailawadi G, Bhamidipati CM, Singh M, Dare D, Kern JA, Kron IL. Use of a nonpledgeted suture technique is safe and efficient for aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Feb;141(2):388-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.04.011. Epub 2010 May 20. PubMed PMID: 20488465; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3073056.  

Bhamidipati CM, Smeds M. Surgery for a pancreatic pseudocyst uncovers an adrenal mass instead. JAAPA. 2010 Feb;23(2):33-7. PubMed PMID: 20214246.  

Bhamidipati CM, Ailawadi G, Bergin J, Kern JA. Early thrombus in a HeartMate II left ventricular assist device: a potential cause of hemolysis and diagnostic dilemma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Jul;140(1):e7-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.09.046. Epub 2009 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 19945118; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2891613.  

Bhamidipati CM, Ailawadi G. Acute complicated and uncomplicated type III aortic dissection: an endovascular perspective. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.  2009 Winter;21(4):373-86. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2009.11.008. Review. PubMed PMID: 20226352; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2956881.  

Bhamidipati CM, Mukhopadhyay S, Feliu C, Patton B, Dexter E. Cystic metastases of papillary thyroid carcinoma mimicking a primary mediastinal cyst. J Thorac Oncol. 2009 Jan;4(1):105-6. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e31819151ce. PubMed PMID: 19096316.  

Stone ME Jr, Barbaro C, Bhamidipati CM, Cucuzzo J, Simon R. Elderly hip fracture patients admitted to the trauma service: does it impact patient outcome?  J Trauma. 2007 Dec;63(6):1348-52. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31815b838c. Erratum in: J Trauma. 2010 Nov;69(5):1299. Bhamidipati, Castigliano [corrected to Bhamidipati, Castigliano M]. PubMed PMID: 18212659.  

Lutz CJ, Bhamidipati CM, Ford B, Swartz M, Hauser M, Kyobe M, Dilip K.  Robotic-assisted excision of a left ventricular thrombus. Innovations (Phila).  2007 Sep;2(5):251-3. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0b013e31815cea73. PubMed PMID: 22437135.