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Carrick R, Ge L, Lee LC, Zhang Z, Mishra R, Axel L, Guccione JM, Grossi EA, Ratcliffe MB
Patient-specific finite element-based analysis of ventricular myofiber stress after Coapsys: importance of residual stress.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Jun-2012;93(6):1964-71.  Epub 2012 May 5.
Wong VM, Wenk JF, Zhang Z, Cheng G, Acevedo-Bolton G, Burger M, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB, Ge L
The effect of mitral annuloplasty shape in ischemic mitral regurgitation: a finite element simulation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Mar-2012;93(3):776-82.  Epub 2012 Jan 15.
Wenk JF, Ge L, Zhang Z, Soleimani M, Potter DD, Wallace AW, Tseng E, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM
A coupled biventricular finite element and lumped-parameter circulatory system model of heart failure.
Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering, Jan-16-2012;[Epub ahead of print].
Wall ST, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB, Sundnes JS
Electromechanical feedback with reduced cellular connectivity alters electrical activity in an infarct injured left ventricle: a finite element model study.
American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, Jan-1-2012;302(1):H206-14.  Epub 2011 Nov 4.
Zhang Z, Sun K, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Ge L, Baker AJ, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB
The benefit of enhanced contractility in the infarct borderzone: a virtual experiment.
Frontiers in physiology, 2012;3:86.
Soleimani M, Khazalpour M, Cheng G, Zhang Z, Acevedo-Bolton G, Saloner DA, Mishra R, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Ge L, Ratcliffe MB
Moderate mitral regurgitation accelerates left ventricular remodeling after posterolateral myocardial infarction.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Nov-2011;92(5):1614-20.  Epub 2011 Sep 25.
Chitsaz S, Jaussaud N, Chau E, Yan KS, Azadani AN, Ratcliffe MB, Tseng EE
Operative risks and survival in veterans with severe aortic stenosis: surgery versus medical therapy.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Sep-2011;92(3):866-72.
Wenk JF, Eslami P, Zhang Z, Xu C, Kuhl E, Gorman JH, Robb JD, Ratcliffe MB, Gorman RC, Guccione JM
A novel method for quantifying the in-vivo mechanical effect of material injected into a myocardial infarction.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Sep-2011;92(3):935-41.
Lee LC, Wenk JF, Klepach D, Zhang Z, Saloner D, Wallace AW, Ge L, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM
A novel method for quantifying in-vivo regional left ventricular myocardial contractility in the border zone of a myocardial infarction.
Journal of biomechanical engineering, Sep-2011;133(9):094506.
Wenk JF, Sun K, Zhang Z, Soleimani M, Ge L, Saloner D, Wallace AW, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM
Regional left ventricular myocardial contractility and stress in a finite element model of posterobasal myocardial infarction.
Journal of biomechanical engineering, Apr-2011;133(4):044501.
Zhang Z, Tendulkar A, Sun K, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Ge L, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB
Comparison of the Young-Laplace law and finite element based calculation of ventricular wall stress: implications for postinfarct and surgical ventricular remodeling.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Jan-2011;91(1):150-6.
Sun K, Zhang Z, Suzuki T, Wenk JF, Stander N, Einstein DR, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB
Dor procedure for dyskinetic anteroapical myocardial infarction fails to improve contractility in the border zone.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Jul-2010;140(1):233-9, 239.e1-4.  Epub 2010 Mar 17.
Wenk JF, Zhang Z, Cheng G, Malhotra D, Acevedo-Bolton G, Burger M, Suzuki T, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB
First finite element model of the left ventricle with mitral valve: insights into ischemic mitral regurgitation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, May-2010;89(5):1546-53.
Carson JP, Kuprat AP, Jiao X, Dyedov V, Del Pin F, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB, Einstein DR
Adaptive generation of multimaterial grids from imaging data for biomedical Lagrangian fluid-structure simulations.
Biomechanics and modeling in mechanobiology, Apr-2010;9(2):187-201.  Epub 2009 Sep 2.
Jhun CS, Wenk JF, Zhang Z, Wall ST, Sun K, Sabbah HN, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM
Effect of adjustable passive constraint on the failing left ventricle: a finite-element model study.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Jan-2010;89(1):132-7.
Ge L, Sotiropoulos F
Direction and magnitude of blood flow shear stresses on the leaflets of aortic valves: is there a link with valve calcification?
Journal of biomechanical engineering, Jan-2010;132(1):014505.
Azadani AN, Jaussaud N, Matthews PB, Ge L, Guy TS, Chuter TA, Tseng EE
Energy loss due to paravalvular leak with transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Dec-2009;88(6):1857-63.
Azadani AN, Jaussaud N, Matthews PB, Ge L, Guy TS, Chuter TA, Tseng EE
Valve-in-valve implantation using a novel supravalvular transcatheter aortic valve: proof of concept.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Dec-2009;88(6):1864-9.
Dwyer HA, Matthews PB, Azadani A, Ge L, Guy TS, Tseng EE
Migration forces of transcatheter aortic valves in patients with noncalcific aortic insufficiency.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Nov-2009;138(5):1227-33.  Epub 2009 Sep 13.
Sun K, Stander N, Jhun CS, Zhang Z, Suzuki T, Wang GY, Saeed M, Wallace AW, Tseng EE, Baker AJ, Saloner D, Einstein DR, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM
A computationally efficient formal optimization of regional myocardial contractility in a sheep with left ventricular aneurysm.
Journal of biomechanical engineering, Nov-2009;131(11):111001.
Dwyer HA, Matthews PB, Azadani A, Jaussaud N, Ge L, Guy TS, Tseng EE
Computational fluid dynamics simulation of transcatheter aortic valve degeneration.
Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, Aug-2009;9(2):301-8.  Epub 2009 May 4.
Azadani AN, Jaussaud N, Matthews PB, Chuter TA, Ge L, Guy TS, Guccione J, Tseng EE
Aortic valve-in-valve implantation: impact of transcatheter- bioprosthesis size mismatch.
The Journal of heart valve disease, Jul-2009;18(4):367-73.
Gundiah N, Matthews PB, Karimi R, Azadani A, Guccione J, Guy TS, Saloner D, Tseng EE
Significant material property differences between the porcine ascending aorta and aortic sinuses.
The Journal of heart valve disease, Nov-2008;17(6):606-13.
Ratcliffe MB, Howard C, Mann M, del Nido P
National Institutes of Health funding for cardiothoracic surgical research.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Aug-2008;136(2):392-7; discussion 398-9.  Epub 2008 Jun 2.
Gundiah N, Kam K, Matthews PB, Guccione J, Dwyer HA, Saloner D, Chuter TA, Guy TS, Ratcliffe MB, Tseng EE
Asymmetric mechanical properties of porcine aortic sinuses.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, May-2008;85(5):1631-8.
Walker JC, Ratcliffe MB, Zhang P, Wallace AW, Hsu EW, Saloner DA, Guccione JM
Magnetic resonance imaging-based finite element stress analysis after linear repair of left ventricular aneurysm.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, May-2008;135(5):1094-102, 1102.e1-2.
Mann M, Tendulkar A, Birger N, Howard C, Ratcliffe MB
National institutes of health funding for surgical research.
Annals of surgery, Feb-2008;247(2):217-21.
Zhang P, Guccione JM, Nicholas SI, Walker JC, Crawford PC, Shamal A, Acevedo-Bolton G, Guttman MA, Ozturk C, McVeigh ER, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Ratcliffe MB
Endoventricular patch plasty for dyskinetic anteroapical left ventricular aneurysm increases systolic circumferential shortening in sheep.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Oct-2007;134(4):1017-24.
Jiang Y, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB, Hsu EW
Transmural heterogeneity of diffusion anisotropy in the sheep myocardium characterized by MR diffusion tensor imaging.
American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, Oct-2007;293(4):H2377-84.  Epub 2007 Jun 29.
Ratcliffe MB, Guy TS
The effect of preoperative diastolic dysfunction on outcome after surgical ventricular remodeling.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Aug-2007;134(2):280-3.
Gundiah N, B Ratcliffe M, A Pruitt L
Determination of strain energy function for arterial elastin: Experiments using histology and mechanical tests.
Journal of biomechanics, 2007;40(3):586-94.  Epub 2006 Apr 27.
Wall ST, Walker JC, Healy KE, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM
Theoretical impact of the injection of material into the myocardium: a finite element model simulation.
Circulation, Dec-12-2006;114(24):2627-35.  Epub 2006 Nov 27.
Ratcliffe MB
The treatment of ischemic heart failure with surgical ventricular restoration (SVR): new evidence of benefit.
Journal of cardiac failure, Apr-2006;12(3):195-8.
Guccione JM, Walker JC, Beitler JR, Moonly SM, Zhang P, Guttman MA, Ozturk C, McVeigh ER, Wallace AW, Saloner DA, Ratcliffe MB
The effect of anteroapical aneurysm plication on end-systolic three-dimensional strain in the sheep: a magnetic resonance imaging tagging study.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Mar-2006;131(3):579-586.e3.
Guccione JM, Walker JC, Beitler JR, Moonly SM, Zhang P, Guttman MA, Ozturk C, McVeigh ER, Wallace AW, Saloner DA, Ratcliffe MB
The effect of anteroapical aneurysm plication on end-systolic three-dimensional strain in the sheep: a magnetic resonance imaging tagging study.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Mar-2006;131(3):579-586.e3.
Walker JC, Ratcliffe MB, Zhang P, Wallace AW, Fata B, Hsu EW, Saloner D, Guccione JM
MRI-based finite-element analysis of left ventricular aneurysm.
American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, Aug-2005;289(2):H692-700.  Epub 2005 Mar 18.
Dang AB, Guccione JM, Mishell JM, Zhang P, Wallace AW, Gorman RC, Gorman JH, Ratcliffe MB
Akinetic myocardial infarcts must contain contracting myocytes: finite-element model study.
American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, Apr-2005;288(4):H1844-50.  Epub 2004 Dec 16.
Walker JC, Guccione JM, Jiang Y, Zhang P, Wallace AW, Hsu EW, Ratcliffe MB
Helical myofiber orientation after myocardial infarction and left ventricular surgical restoration in sheep.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Feb-2005;129(2):382-90.
Dang AB, Guccione JM, Zhang P, Wallace AW, Gorman RC, Gorman JH, Ratcliffe MB
Effect of ventricular size and patch stiffness in surgical anterior ventricular restoration: a finite element model study.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Jan-2005;79(1):185-93.
Guccione JM, Salahieh A, Moonly SM, Kortsmit J, Wallace AW, Ratcliffe MB
Myosplint decreases wall stress without depressing function in the failing heart: a finite element model study.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Oct-2003;76(4):1171-80; discussion 1180.
Quarterman RL, McMillan A, Ratcliffe MB, Block MI
Effect of preoperative delay on prognosis for patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Jan-2003;125(1):108-13; discussion 113-4.
Quarterman RL, Moonly S, Wallace AW, Guccione J, Ratcliffe MB
A finite element model of left ventricular cellular transplantation in dilated cardiomyopathy.
ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992), 2002 Sep-Oct;48(5):508-13.
Victal OA, Teerlink JR, Gaxiola E, Wallace AW, Najar S, Camacho DH, Gutierrez A, Herrera G, Zuniga G, Mercado-Rios F, Ratcliffe MB
Left ventricular volume reduction by radiofrequency heating of chronic myocardial infarction in patients with congestive heart failure.
Circulation, Mar-19-2002;105(11):1317-22.
Guccione JM, Moonly SM, Wallace AW, Ratcliffe MB
Residual stress produced by ventricular volume reduction surgery has little effect on ventricular function and mechanics: a finite element model study.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Sep-2001;122(3):592-9.
Quarterman RL, Wallace A, Ratcliffe MB
Cardiopulmonary Complications Following Cardiac Surgery.
Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine, Apr-2001;3(2):125-137.
Guccione JM, Moonly SM, Moustakidis P, Costa KD, Moulton MJ, Ratcliffe MB, Pasque MK
Mechanism underlying mechanical dysfunction in the border zone of left ventricular aneurysm: a finite element model study.
The Annals of thoracic surgery, Feb-2001;71(2):654-62.
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