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Minoo N. Kavarana

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InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentSurgery
AddressP.O. Box MSC 613
CSB 424
96 Jonathan Lucas St.
Phone843-792-3361
Fax843-792-9783
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    1. Ganta S, Kavarana M. Autologous Patch Angioplasty of a Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm and Coronary Stenosis in Kawasaki Disease. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2019 May; 10(3):351-354. PMID: 31084302.
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    2. Farahmand M, Kavarana MN, Kung E. Risks and Benefits of Using a Commercially Available Ventricular Assist Device for Failing Fontan Cavopulmonary Support: A Modeling Investigation. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2019 Apr 16. PMID: 30998452.
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    3. Kavarana MN. Commentary: Will the fourth dimension guide us toward the "perfect" Norwood arch reconstruction? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. PMID: 31003743.
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    4. Ganta S, Vanderploeg M, Kavarana M. Repair of Anomalous Right Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery Using the Modified Trapdoor Technique. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2019 03; 10(2):192-196. PMID: 30841828.
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    5. Graham EM, Martin RH, Atz AM, Hamlin-Smith K, Kavarana MN, Bradley SM, Alsoufi B, Mahle WT, Everett AD. Association of intraoperative circulating-brain injury biomarker and neurodevelopmental outcomes at 1 year among neonates who have undergone cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May; 157(5):1996-2002. PMID: 30797587.
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    6. Kavarana MN. Invited Commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar; 107(3):828. PMID: 30365963.
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    7. Kavarana MN. The Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt "False" Aneurysm: A True Diagnostic and Surgical Challenge. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 30(2):210-211. PMID: 29684548.
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    8. Kurtz JD, Boucek K, Kavarana M, Atz AM. Two Brothers With Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Jan 01; 2150135118768718. PMID: 29848184.
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    9. Schroeder LW, Chowdhury SM, Burnette AL, Kavarana MN, Hamilton Baker G, Savage AJ, Atz AM, Butts RJ. Longer Ischemic Time is Associated with Increased Ventricular Stiffness as Measured by Pressure-Volume Loop Analysis in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Feb; 39(2):324-328. PMID: 29090350.
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    10. Sade RM, Kavarana MN. Surgical ethics: today and tomorrow. Future Cardiol. 2017 11; 13(6):567-578. PMID: 29052454.
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    11. Kavarana MN, Turnbull JM, Sade RM. Should a Down Syndrome Child With a Failing Heart Be Offered Heart Transplantation? Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct; 104(4):1111-1116. PMID: 28935297.
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    12. Hittinger S, Bandisode V, Chowdhury S, Kavarana MN. Aortic Dissection After the Hybrid Stage 1 Procedure: Diagnosis and Management Strategy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep; 104(3):e275-e277. PMID: 28838527.
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    13. Trezzi M, Bandisode VM, Kavarana MN, Bradley SM. Surgical technique for placement of the Melody valve in a dilated right ventricular outflow tract. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb; 155(2):739-741. PMID: 28890083.
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    14. Glass L, Savage A, Haddad O, Kavarana MN. Continuous-flow, implantable biventricular assist device as bridge to cardiac transplantation in a small child with restrictive cardiomyopathy. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Jan; 37(1):173-174. PMID: 28843949.
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    15. Gray MA, Graham EM, Atz AM, Bradley SM, Kavarana MN, Chowdhury SM. Preoperative echocardiographic measures of left ventricular mechanics are associated with postoperative vasoactive support in preterm infants undergoing patent ductus arteriosus ligation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec; 154(6):2054-2059.e1. PMID: 28743382.
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    16. Butts R, Davis M, Savage A, Burnette A, Kavarana M, Bradley S, Atz A, Nietert PJ. Effect of Induction Therapy on Graft Survival in Primary Pediatric Heart Transplantation: A Propensity Score Analysis of the UNOS Database. Transplantation. 2017 06; 101(6):1228-1233. PMID: 27362312.
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    17. Rames JD, Kavarana MN, Schoepf UJ, Hlavacek AM. The utility of computed tomographic angiography in a neonate on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with extreme cyanosis after Blalock-Taussig shunt. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 May-Aug; 10(2):209-211. PMID: 28566834.
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    18. Scahill CJ, Graham EM, Atz AM, Bradley SM, Kavarana MN, Zyblewski SC. Preoperative Feeding Neonates With Cardiac Disease. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2017 01; 8(1):62-68. PMID: 28033074.
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    19. Felmly LM, Savage AJ, Kavarana MN. Right Ventricular Function is Important for Pulmonary Artery Banding in Left Ventricular Dysfunction. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2017 Jan 01; 2150135117723902. PMID: 29161959.
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    20. Kavarana MN. Invited Commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 08; 102(2):627. PMID: 27449430.
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    21. Kavarana MN. Cardiac Surgical Repair Should Be Offered to Infants with Trisomy 18, Interrupted Aortic Arch and Ventricular Septal Defect. J Law Med Ethics. 2016 06; 44(2):283-5. PMID: 27338603.
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    22. Halliday M, Kavarana M, Ebeling M, Kiger J. Milrinone use for hemodynamic instability in patent ductus arteriosus ligation. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Mar; 30(5):529-533. PMID: 27072674.
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    23. Chowdhury SM, Graham EM, Atz AM, Bradley SM, Kavarana MN, Butts RJ. Validation of a Simple Score to Determine Risk of Hospital Mortality After the Norwood Procedure. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Summer; 28(2):425-433. PMID: 28043455.
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    24. Trezzi M, Bradley SM, Bandisode VM, Kavarana MN. Ductus Arteriosus Banding to Facilitate Stenting During the Hybrid Stage I Procedure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr; 101(4):e133-5. PMID: 27000620.
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    25. Schroeder L, Zyblewski S, Forbus G, Buckley J, Batalis N, Kavarana M. Left Ventricular Myxoma. J Pediatr. 2016 Jan; 168:249-e2. PMID: 26477872.
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    26. Trezzi M, Bradley SM, Bandisode V, Baker H, Kavarana MN. Prior Innominate Vein Occlusion Does Not Preclude Successful Bidirectional Superior Cavopulmonary Connection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul; 100(1):162-6. PMID: 26013707.
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    27. Buckley JR, Kavarana MN, Chowdhury SM, Scheurer MA. Current Practice and Utility of Chromosome Microarray Analysis in Infants Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. Congenit Heart Dis. 2015 May-Jun; 10(3):E131-8. PMID: 25494910.
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    28. LeNoir B, DeNino WF, Bradley SM, Kavarana MN. Mycotic aortic aneurysm in a child with aortic coarctation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Mar; 149(3):e44-6. PMID: 25528141.
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    29. Butts RJ, Savage AJ, Nietert PJ, Kavarana M, Moussa O, Burnette AL, Atz AM. Effect of human leukocyte antigen-C and -DQ matching on pediatric heart transplant graft survival. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Dec; 33(12):1282-7. PMID: 25128416.
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    30. Kavarana MN, Jones JA, Stroud RE, Bradley SM, Ikonomidis JS, Mukherjee R. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after the superior cavopulmonary shunt: mechanisms and clinical implications. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2014 Jun; 12(6):703-13. PMID: 24758411.
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    31. Trezzi M, Bandisode VM, Kavarana MN, Bradley SM. Intraoperative pulmonary flow study for decision making in the comprehensive stage II hybrid procedure. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug; 148(2):743-5. PMID: 24746992.
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    32. Trezzi M, Kavarana MN, Hlavacek AM, Bradley SM. Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm after perventricular ventricular septal defect device closure. J Card Surg. 2014 Mar; 29(2):186-8. PMID: 24131474.
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    33. Trezzi M, Bradley SM, Savage AJ, Kavarana MN. Effective mechanical cardiac support in a child in the absence of a mitral valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Dec; 146(6):e61-2. PMID: 24071467.
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    34. Kavarana MN, Mukherjee R, Eckhouse SR, Rawls WF, Logdon C, Stroud RE, Patel RK, Nadeau EK, Spinale FG, Graham EM, Forbus GA, Bradley SM, Ikonomidis JS, Jones JA. Pulmonary artery endothelial cell phenotypic alterations in a large animal model of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after the Glenn shunt. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct; 96(4):1442-1449. PMID: 23968766.
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    35. Kavarana MN, Savage A, O'Connell R, Rubinstein CS, Flynn-Reeves J, Joshi K, Stroud MR, Ikonomidis JS, Bradley SM. Composite risk factors predict survival after transplantation for congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Oct; 146(4):888-93. PMID: 23886031.
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    36. Hodge AB, Yeager CJ, Preston TJ, Savage AJ, Butts RJ, Kavarana MN. The Thoratec CentriMag for pediatric right ventricular failure. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2013 Jun; 45(2):133-5. PMID: 23930384.
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    37. Streit S, Kavarana M, Scheurer MA, Cina RA. Cardiopulmonary bypass after severe blunt hepatic injury: management of multi-system blunt trauma in an adolescent. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1438-41. PMID: 23845645.
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    38. Kavarana MN, Loree HM, Stewart RB, Milbocker MT, Hannan RL, Pantalos GM, Kung RT. Pediatric Mechanical Support with an External Cardiac Compression Device. J Cardiovasc Dis Diagn. 2013; 1(2). PMID: 24040624.
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    39. Panwar S, Bradley SM, Kavarana MN. Truncus arteriosus and unbalanced complete atrioventricular septal defect: pulmonary protection in the neonate. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec; 94(6):e151-3. PMID: 23176959.
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    40. Kavarana MN, Devaney EJ, Torres ML, Cotts T. Right pulmonary artery to left atrial fistula: a rare presentation. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2012 Jul 01; 3(3):382-4. PMID: 23804875.
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    41. Kavarana MN, Sade RM. Ethical issues in cardiac surgery. Future Cardiol. 2012 May; 8(3):451-65. PMID: 22642634.
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    42. Kavarana MN, Riley M, Sood V, Ohye RG, Devaney EJ, Bove EL, Hirsch JC. Extended single-patch repair of supravalvar aortic stenosis: a simple and effective technique. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr; 93(4):1274-8; discussion 1278-9. PMID: 22381450.
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    43. Wilder NS, Kavarana MN, Voepel-Lewis T, Paugh T, Lee T, Ohye RG. Efficacy and safety of aprotinin in neonatal congenital heart operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep; 92(3):958-63. PMID: 21871283.
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    44. Gordon EA, Person T, Kavarana M, Ikonomidis JS. Interrupted aortic arch in the adult. J Card Surg. 2011 Jul; 26(4):405-9. PMID: 21793929.
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    45. Kavarana MN, Crawford FA. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Feb; 91(2):553-4. PMID: 21256312.
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    46. Kavarana MN, Dorfman AL, Agarwal PP, Bove EL. Acute dissection of a Contegra conduit: a rare mechanism of failure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep; 90(3):1006-7. PMID: 20732536.
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    47. Kavarana MN, Abe J, Chitturi S, Kraftick R. Delayed rupture of the left ventricle inferior wall: a diagnostic and surgical challenge. J Card Surg. 2009 Mar-Apr; 24(2):209-10. PMID: 18793222.
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    48. Majd RE, Kavarana MN, Bouvette M, Dowling RD. Improved technique to diagnose a patent foramen ovale during left ventricular assist device insertion. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Nov; 82(5):1917-8. PMID: 17062283.
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    49. Tasset MR, Kavarana MN, Gray LA, Dowling RD. Simple mechanical aortic valve closure in ventricular assist device recipients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Jul; 82(1):316-8. PMID: 16798240.
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    50. Kavarana MN, Rahman FA, Recto MR, Dowling RD. Transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale after left ventricular assist device implantation: intraoperative decision making. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Sep; 24(9):1445. PMID: 16143276.
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    51. Kavarana MN, Pagni S, Recto MR, Sobczyk WL, Yeh T, Mitchell M, Austin EH. Seven-year clinical experience with the extracardiac pedicled pericardial Fontan operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Jul; 80(1):37-43; discussion 43. PMID: 15975336.
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    52. Kavarana MN, Boice T, Gray LA. Impending paradoxical embolism across a patent foramen ovale: case report. Heart Surg Forum. 2005; 8(1):E47-8. PMID: 15769715.
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    53. Kavarana MN, Azimuddin K, Agarwal A, Balsano N, Cayten CG, Agarwal N. Hemodynamic monitoring in the elderly undergoing elective colon resection for cancer. Am Surg. 2003 May; 69(5):411-5. PMID: 12769213.
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    54. Kavarana MN, Sinha P, Naka Y, Oz MC, Edwards NM. Mechanical support for the failing cardiac allograft: a single-center experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2003 May; 22(5):542-7. PMID: 12742416.
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    55. Kavarana MN, Frumento RJ, Hirsch AL, Oz MC, Lee DC, Bennett-Guerrero E. Gastric hypercarbia and adverse outcome after cardiac surgery. Intensive Care Med. 2003 May; 29(5):742-8. PMID: 12690437.
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    56. Morales DL, Kavarana 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. 2002 Jun; 30(6):1297-300. PMID: 12072684.
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    57. 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. 2002 May; 73(5):1472-8. PMID: 12022535.
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    58. Kavarana MN, Pessin-Minsley MS, Urtecho J, Catanese KA, Flannery M, Oz MC, Naka Y. Right ventricular dysfunction and organ failure in left ventricular assist device recipients: a continuing problem. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Mar; 73(3):745-50. PMID: 11899176.
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    59. Kavarana MN, Helman DN, Williams MR, Barbone A, Sanchez JA, Rose EA, Oz MC, Milbocker M, Kung RT. Circulatory support with a direct cardiac compression device: a less invasive approach with the AbioBooster device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct; 122(4):786-7. PMID: 11581614.
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    60. Kavarana MN, Asher AS, Barbone A, Williams MR, Faber JM, Weinberg AD, Isidro AB, Oz MC, Esrig BC. A comparison of consecutive off-pump versus conventional coronary artery bypass. Heart Surg Forum. 2001; 4(2):160-5. PMID: 11544624.
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    61. Kavarana MN, Edwards NM, Levinson MM, Oz MC. Transaortic repair of mitral regurgitation. Heart Surg Forum. 2000; 3(1):24-8. PMID: 11064542.
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    62. Porter JM, Ivatury RR, Kavarana M, Verrier R. The surgical intensive care unit as a cost-efficient substitute for an operating room at a Level I trauma center. Am Surg. 1999 Apr; 65(4):328-30. PMID: 10190356.
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