Mechanical Circulatory Support Registering a Therapy in Evolution
James Kirklin, David Naftel
Circulation: Heart Failure 2008 September; 1:200-205
PMID: 19808290

INTERMACS Database for Durable Devices for Circulatory Support: First Annual Report
James Kirklin, David Naftel, Lynne Warner Stevenson, Robert Kormos, Frank Pagani, Marissa Miller, Karen Ulisney, James Young
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Oct;27(10):1065-1072
PMID: 18926395

Predictors of Death and Transplant in Patients with a Mechanical Circulatory Support Device: A Multi-institutional Study
William Holman, Robert Kormos, Marissa Miller, Frank Pagani, Elizabeth Blume, Timothy Cleeton, Steven Koenig, David Naftel, James Kirklin, Leah Edwards
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Jan;28(1): 44-50
PMID: 19134530

INTERMACS: Interval Analysis of Registry Data
William Holman, Walter Pae, Jeffrey Teuteberg, Michael Acker, David Naftel, Benjamin Sun, Carmelo Milano, James Kirklin
J of American College of Surgeons 2009 May;208(5):755-761
PMID: 19476831

INTERMACS Profiles of Advanced Heart Failure: The Current Picture
Lynne Warner Stevenson, Francis Pagani, James Young, Mariell Jessup, Leslie Miller, Robert Kormos, David Naftel, Karen Ulisney, Patrice Desvigne-Nickens, James Kirklin
J Heart Lung Transplant, 2009 June;28(6):535-541
PMID: 19481012

Meld Score Predicts LVAD Operative Transfusion Requirements, Morbidity, and Mortality
Matthews JC, Pagani FD, Haft JW, Koelling TM, Naftel DC, Aaronson KD.
Circulation. 2010 Jan 19;121(2):214.
PMID: 20048215

Second INTERMACS annual report: More than 1,000 primary left ventricular assist device implants
James Kirklin, David Naftel, Robert Kormos, Lynne Stevenson, Francis Pagani, Marissa Miller, Karen Ulisney, Timothy Baldwin, James Young
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Jan;29(1): 1-10
PMID: 20123242

Infection after Implantation of Pulsatile Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices
William Holman, James Kirklin, David Naftel, Robert Kormos, Patrice Desvign-Nickens, Margarita Camacho, Deborah Ascheim.
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Jun;139(6):1632-1636
PMID: 20363482

INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support):  A New Paradigm for Translating Registry Data Into Clinical Practice
Marissa Miller, Karen Ulisney, Timothy Baldwin
J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2010;56;738-740
PMID: 20723804

Third INTERMACS Annual Report: The evolution of destination therapy in the United States
James Kirklin, David Naftel, Robert Kormos, Lynne Stevenson, Francis Pagani, Marissa Miller, Karen Ulisney, Timothy Baldwin, James Young
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Feb;30(2):115-123.
PMID: 21215378

Survival after Biventricular Assist Device Implantation: An Analysis of the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Database
Joseph C. Cleveland Jr, David C. Naftel, T. Brett Reece, Margaret Murray, James Antaki, Francis D. Pagani, James K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2011 Aug; 30(8):862-869
PMID: 21621423

Should Women Get Left Ventricular Assist Device Support?: Findings from INTERMACS
Eileen Hsich, David Naftel, Susan Myers, Kathleen Grady, Darlene Schmuhl, Karen Ulisney, James Young
Circ Heart Failure 2012 Mar 1;5(2):234-40. Epub 2012 Jan 18 
PMID: 22260946

The Fourth INTERMACS Annual Report: 4,000 Implants and Counting
James Kirklin, David Naftel, Robert Kormos, Lynne Stevenson, Francis Pagani, Marissa Miller, J. Timothy Baldwin, James Young
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2012 Feb;31(2):133-139.
PMID: 22305376

Long-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support (Destination Therapy): On Track to Compete With Heart Transplantation?
James Kirklin, David Naftel, Francis Pagani, Robert Kormos, Lynne Stevenson, Marissa Miller, James Young
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Sept 2012: Vol.144 (3), P. 584-603
PMID: 22795459

INTERMACS Registry: What Have We Learned? What Will We Learn?
William Holman
Circulation 2012 Sep 11;126(11):1401-6
PMID: 22965780

Continuous Flow Devices and Percutaneous Site Infections: Clinical Outcomes
Daniel Goldstein, David Naftel, William Holman, Lavanya Bellumkonda, Salpy Pamboukian, Frank Pagani, James Kirklin
J Heart Lung Transplant 2012, Nov; 31(11):1151-7
PMID: 22766022

Beyond survival: Recommendations from INTERMACS for Assessing Function and Quality of Life with Mechanical Circulatory Support
Grady KL, Warner Stevenson L, Pagani FD, Teuteberg J, Pamboukian SV, Birks E, Moore S, Kirklin JK.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Nov;31(11):1158-64.
PMID: 23010671

Fifth INTERMACS annual report: Risk factor analysis from more than 6,000 mechanical circulatory support patients
James K. Kirklin, David C. Naftel, Robert L. Kormos, Lynne W. Stevenson, Francis D. Pagani, Marissa A. Miller, J. Timothy Baldwin, James B. Young
J Heart Lung Transplant Feb 2013: 32 (2): 141-156.
PMID: 23352390

Ventricular Assist Device Implant in the Elderly is Associated with Increased, but Respectable Risk: A Multi- Institutional Study
Pavan Atluri, Andrew B. Goldstone, Dale M. Kobrin, Jeffrey E. Cohen, John W. MacArthur, Jessica L. Howard, Mariell L. Jessup, J. Eduardo Rame, Michael A. Acker, and Y. Joseph Woo
Ann Thorac Surg. Jul 2013; 96(1):141-7.
PMID: 23731606

Durability of left ventricular assist devices- Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) 2006-2010
William L. Holman, David C. Naftel, Chad E. Eckert, Robert L. Kormos, Daniel J. Goldstein, James K. Kirklin
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. Aug 2013: Vol 146, Issue 2, Pages 437-441.
PMID: 23490245

Implant Strategies Change Over Time and Impact Outcomes: Insights From the INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support)
Jeffrey J. Teuteberg, Garrick C. Stewart, Mariell Jessup, Robert L. Kormos, Benjamin Sun, O.H. Frazier, David C. Naftel, Lynne W. Stevenson
JACC: Heart Failure. Oct 2013;1 (5):369-378.
PMID: 24621968

Quantifying the Effect of the Cardiorenal Syndrome on Mortality after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant
James K. Kirklin, David C. Naftel, Robert L. Kormos, Francis D. Pagani, Susan L Myers, Lynne W Stevenson, Michael M. Givertz, and James B. Young
J Heart Lung Transplant. Dec 2013:32 (12) Pages 1205-1213.
PMID: 24119728

Increased Need for Right Ventricular Support in Patients with Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy Undergoing Mechanical Circulatory Support: Outcomes from the INTERMACS Registry
Guillermo H. Oliveira, Matthias Dupont, David Naftel, Susan L. Myers, Ya Yuan, W.H. Wilson Tang, Gonzalo Gonzalez-Stawinski, James B. Young, David O. Taylor, Randall C. Starling
J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. Jan 2014 28; 63(3):240-8. Epub 2013 Oct 2
PMID: 24161324

Prevalence and Prognostic Importance of Changes in Renal Function after Mechanical Circulatory Support
Brisco MA, Kimmel SE, Coca SG, Putt ME, Jessup M, Tang WW, Parikh CR, Testani JM.
Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Jan 1;7(1):68-75.
PMID: 24214901

Intermacs Analysis of Pump Thrombosis in The Heartmate II Left Ventricular Assist Device
James K. Kirklin, David C. Naftel, Robert L. Kormos, Francis D. Pagani, Susan L. Myers, Lynne W. Stevenson, Michael A. Acker, Daniel L. Goldstein, Scott C. Silvestry, Carmelo A. Milano, J. Timothy Baldwin, Sean Pinney, J. Eduardo Rame, and Marissa A. Miller
J Heart Lung Transplant. Jan 2014: 33 (1) Pages 12-22.
PMID: 24418730

Outcomes of Patients with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Who Received  Mechanical Circulatory Support: Data from the INTERMACS Registry
Loyaga-Rendon RY, Pamboukian SV, Tallaj JA, Acharya D, Cantor R, Starling RC, Naftel D, Kirklin J.
Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Mar 1;7(2):300-9. Epub 2014 Jan 17.
PMID: 24443515

Overall Quality of Life Improves to Similar Levels after Mechanical  Circulatory Support Regardless of Severity of Heart Failure before  Implantation
Grady KL, Naftel D, Stevenson L, Dew MA, Weidner G, Pagani FD, Kirklin JK, Myers S, Baldwin T, Young J.
J Heart Lung Transplant. Apr 2014; 33 (4): 412-21.
PMID: 24360203

Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide. Third Edition
Gliklich R, Dreyer N, Leavy M, eds.
AHRQ Publication No. 13(14)-EHC111. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. April 2014
(James Kirklin, David Naftel contributing authors: Volume 2. Chapter 24. Public-  Private Partnership. 3.1 INTERMACS)
PMID: 24945055

Sixth INTERMACS Annual Report: A 10,000 Patient Database
James K. Kirklin, David C. Naftel, Francis D. Pagani, Robert L. Kormos, Lynne W. Stevenson, Elizabeth D. Blume, Marissa A. Miller, J. Timothy Baldwin, James B. Young
J Heart Lung Transplant. June 2014; 33 (6): 555-564.
PMID: 24856259

Predictors of Hospital Length of Stay after Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device: An Analysis of the INTERMACS Registry
Cotts WG, McGee EC Jr, Myers SL, Naftel DC, Young JB, Kirklin JK, Grady KL.
J Heart Lung Transplant. July 2014; 33(7): 682-688.
PMID: 24819987

Cardiac Health Risk Stratification System (CHRiSS): A Bayesian-Based Decision Support System for Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Therapy
Natasha A. Loghmanpour, Marek J. Druzdzel, James F. Antaki
PLoS One. 2014 Nov 14;9(11):e111264.
PMID: 25397576

Concomitant aortic Valve Procedures in Patients Undergoing Implantation of Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: An INTERMACS Database Analysis
Jason O. Robertson, David C. Naftel, Susan L. Myers, Sunil Prasad,  Gail D. Mertz,  Akinobu Itoh,  Francis D. Pagani, James K. Kirklin, and Scott C. Silvestry
J Heart Lung Transplant. June 2015: 34 (6):797-805.
PMID: 25511747

A Multicenter Analysis of Clinical Hemolysis in Patients Supported with Durable, Long-term Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy
Katz JN, Jensen BC, Chang PP, Myers SL, Pagani FD, Kirklin JK
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 May: 34 (5):701-709.
PMID: 25582036

Change in Health-Related Quality of Life from Before to After Destination Therapy Mechanical Circulatory Support is Similar for Older and Younger Patients: Analyses from INTERMACS
Grady KL, Naftel DC, Myers S, Dew MA, Weidner G, Spertus JA, Idrissi K, Lee HB, McGee EC, Kirklin JK
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Feb; 34 (2):213-21.
PMID: 25578625

Incidence and Predictors of Cognitive Decline in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Fendler TJ, Spertus JA, Gosch KL, Jones PG, Bruce JM, Nassif ME, Flint KM, Dunlay SM, Allen LA, Arnold SV
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 May;8(3):285-91. Epub 2015 Apr 29.
PMID: 25925372

A New Bayesian Network-Based Risk Stratification Model for Prediction of Short-term and Long-term LVAD Mortality.
Loghmanpour NA, Kanwar MK, Druzdzel MJ, Benza RL, Murali S, Antaki JF.
ASAIO J. May/June 2015, 61(3):313-323.
PMID: 25710772

Regional Differences in Use and Outcomes of Left Ventricle Assist Devices: Insights from the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Registry
Krim SR, Vivo RP, Campbell P, Estep JD, Fonarow GC, Naftel DC, Ventura HO
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 July, 34(7):912–920.
PMID: 25824553

Duration of Heart Failure Is an Important Predictor of Outcomes After Mechanical Circulatory Support
Renzo Y. Loyaga-Rendon,  Deepak Acharya,  Salpy V. Pamboukian,  Jose A. Tallaj,  Ryan Cantor,  Randall C. Starling,  David Naftel and James Kirklin
Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Sep; 8(5):953-9.
PMID: 26251182

Seventh INTERMACS Annual Report: 15,000 Patients and Counting
Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Pagani FD, Kormos RL, Stevenson LW, Blume ED, Myers SL, Miller MA, Baldwin JT, Young JB
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Dec; 34(12):1495-504. Epub 2015 Oct 8.
PMID: 26520247

Variation of Quality of Life Data Collection Across INTERMACS Sites
Gupta BP, Grady KL, Fendler T, Jones PG, Spertus JA.
J Card Fail. 2016 May 31;22(5):323-37.
PMID: 26576714

 INTERMACS Profiles and Modifiers: Heterogeneity of Patient Classification and the Impact of Modifiers on Predicting Patient Outcome
Cowger J, Shah P, Stulak J, Maltais S, Aaronson KD, Kirklin J, Pagani FD, Salerno C
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Apr 30;35(4):440-8.
PMID: 26683809

Current Risks of Heartmate II Pump Thrombosis: Non-parametric Analysis of Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support Data
Smedira NG, Blackstone EH, Ehrlinger J, Thuita L, Pierce CD, Moazami N, Starling RC
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Dec;34(12):1527-34.
PMID: 26681122

Pump Thrombosis in the Thoratec Heartmate II Device: An Update Analysis of the INTERMACS Registry.
Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Pagani FD, Kormos RL, Myers S, Acker MA, Rogers J, Slaughter MS, Stevenson LW
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Dec;34(12):1515-26.
PMID: 26681121

What is the Truth behind Pump Thrombosis in the Heartmate II Device? A National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Perspective Based on Data From the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support
Jeffries N, Miller MA, Taddei-Peters WC, Burke C, Baldwin JT, Young JB.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Dec;34(12):1505-10.
PMID: 26681119

High Early Event Rates in Patients with Questionable Eligibility for Advanced Heart Failure Therapies: Results from the Medical Arm of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (Medamacs) Registry
Amrut V. Ambardekar MD, Rhondalyn C. Forde-McLean MD, MHS, Michelle M. Kittleson MD, PhD, Garrick C. Stewart MD, Maryse Palardy MD, Jennifer T. Thibodeau MD,MSc, Adam D. DeVore MD, Maria M. Mountis DO, Linda Cadaret MD, Jeffrey J. Teuteberg MD, Salpy V. Pamboukian MD, MSPH, Ryan S. Cantor MSPH, JoAnn Lindenfeld MD
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Jun;35(6):722-30.
PMID: 26987599

Use of Heart Failure Medical Therapies among Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Insights From INTERMACS
Khazanie P, Hammill BG, Patel CB, Kiernan MS, Cooper LB, Arnold SV, Fendler TJ, Spertus JA, Curtis LH, Hernandez AF.
J Card Fail. 2016 Sep;22(9):672-9.
PMID: 26892975

The HeartMate II Risk Score: an Adjusted Score for Evaluation of all Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Cowger JA, Castle L, Aaronson K, Slaughter MS, Moainie S, Walsh M, Salerno C.
ASAIO J. 2016 May-Jun;62(3):281-5.
PMID: 26955002           

Age and gender differences and factors related to change in health-related quality of life from before to 6 months after left ventricular assist device implantation: Findings from Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support.
Grady KL, Sherri Wissman, Naftel DC, Myers S, Gelijins A, Moskowitz A, Pagani FD, Young JB, Spertus JA, Kirklin JK.
J Heart Lung Transplant. June 2016; 35(6):777-788.
PMID: 27068037

Preoperative atrial fibrillation may not increase thromboembolic events in left ventricular assist device recipients on midterm follow-up.
Xia Y, Stern D, Friedmann P, Goldstein D.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Jul;35(7):906-12.
PMID: 27132796

Ventricular Assist Device in Acute Myocardial Infarction.
Acharya D, Loyaga-Rendon RY, Pamboukian SV, Tallaj JA, Holman WL, Cantor RS, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK.
Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2016 Apr 26;67(16):1871-80.
PMID: 27102502

Adverse events in children implanted with ventricular assist devices in the United States: Data from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS)
D.N. Rosenthal, C.S. Almond, R.D. Jaquiss, C.E. Peyton, S.R. Auerbach, D.L. Morales, D.J. Epstein, R.S. Cantor, R.L. Kormos, D.C. Naftel, R.J. Butts, N.S. Ghanayem, J.K. Kirklin and E.D. Blume
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 May May;35(5):569-77.
PMID: 27197775

Outcomes of Children Implanted with Ventricular Assist Devices in the United States: First Analysis of the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS)
Blume ED, Rosenthal DN, Rossano JW, Baldwin JT, Eghtesady P, Morales DL, Cantor RS, Conway J, Lorts A, Almond CS, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK; PediMACS Investigators.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 May;35(5):578-84.
PMID: 27009673

Outcomes of pediatric patients supported with continuous-flow ventricular assist devices: A report from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS).
Rossano JW, Lorts A, VanderPluym CJ, Jeewa A, Guleserian KJ, Bleiweis MS, Reinhartz O, Blume ED, Rosenthal DN, Naftel DC, Cantor RS, Kirklin JK.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 May;35(5):585-90.
PMID: 27056612

 A Bayesian Model to Predict Right Ventricular Failure Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy.
Loghmanpour NA, Kormos RL, Kanwar MK, Teuteberg JJ, Murali S, Antaki JF.
JACC Heart Fail. 2016 Sep;4(9):711-21.
PMID: 27289403

Limited utility of tricuspid valve repair at the time of left ventricular assist device implantation.
Song HK, Gelow JM, Mudd J, Chien C, Tibayan FA, Hollifield K, Naftel D, Kirklin J.
Annals of Thoracic Surg. 2016 Jun 30;101(6):2168-74.
PMID: 27139368

Myocardial Recovery in Patients Receiving Contemporary Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Results from the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS).
Topkara VK, Garan AR, Fine B, Godier-Furnémont AF, Breskin A, Cagliostro B, Yuzefpolskaya M, Takeda K, Takayama H, Mancini DM, Naka Y, Colombo PC
Circ Heart Fail. 2016 Jul;9(7).
PMID: 27402861

Frequency of Poor Outcome (Death or Poor Quality of Life) After Left Ventricular Assist Device for Destination Therapy Results From the INTERMACS Registry
Arnold SV, Jones PG, Allen LA, Cohen DJ, Fendler TJ, Holtz JE, Aggarwal S, Spertus
Circ Heart Fail.  2016; Aug;9(8).
PMID: 27507111

Cardiac Recovery During Long-Term Left Ventricular Assist Device Support
Wever-Pinzon O, Drakos SG, McKellar SH, Horne BD, Caine WT, Kfoury AG, Li DY1, Fang JC, Stehlik J, Selzman CH.
Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2016 Oct 4;68(14):1540-53.
PMID: 27687196

INTERMACS Profiling Identifies Ambulatory Patients at High Risk on Medical Therapy After Hospitalizations for Heart Failure.
Stewart GC, Kittleson MM, Patel PC, Cowger JA, Patel CB, Mountis MM, Johnson FL, Guglin ME, Rame JE, Teuteberg JJ, Stevenson LW.
Circ Heart Fail. 2016 Nov;9(11).
PMID: 27834198

The HeartMate Risk Score Identifies Patients With Similar Mortality Risk Across All INTERMACS Profiles in a Large Multicenter Analysis.
Adamo L, Tang Y, Nassif ME, Novak E, Jones PG, LaRue S, Spertus JA, Mann DL.
JACC Heart Fail. 2016 Dec;4(12):950-958.
PMID: 27614939

Does Small Size Matter With Continuous Flow Devices: Analysis of the INTERMACS Database of Adults with BSA ≤1.5 m2
Zafar F, Villa CR, Morales DL, Blume ED, Rosenthal DN, Kirklin JK, Lorts A.
JACC Heart Fail. 2017 Feb;5(2):123-131.
PMID: 27816511

Association of Global and Disease-Specific Health Status with Outcomes Following Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Flint KM, Spertus JA, Tang F, Jones P, Fendler TJ, Allen LA.
BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017 Mar 14;17(1):78.
PMID: 28288574

Low Accuracy of the HeartMate Risk Score for Predicting Mortality using the INTERMACS Registry Data.
Kanwar MK, Lohmueller LC, Kormos RL, Loghmanpour NA, Benza RL, Mentz RJ, Bailey SH, Murali S, Antaki JF.
ASAIO J. May/June 2017 - Volume 63 - Issue 3
PMID: 27984320

Left Ventricular Assist Device Outcomes Based on Flow Configuration and Preoperative Left Ventricular Dimension: An INTERMACS Analysis.
Shah P, Birk S, Maltais S, Stulak J, Elmi A, Pagani FD, Cowger JA.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Jun;36(6):640-649.
PMID: 28087105

Impact of Center Left Ventricular Assist Device Volume on Outcomes After Implantation: An INTERMACS Analysis.
Cowger JA, Stulak JM, Shah P, Dardas TF, Pagani FD, Dunlay SM, Maltais S, Aaronson KD, Singh R, Mokadam NA, Kirklin JK, Salerno CT.
JACC Heart Fail. 2017 Oct; 5(10):691-699.
PMID: 28888521

Eighth annual INTERMACS report: Special focus on framing the impact of adverse events.
Kirklin JK, Pagani FD, Kormos RL, Stevenson LW, Blume ED, Myers SL, Miller MA, Baldwin JT, Young JB, Naftel DC.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Oct;36(10):1080-1086.
PMID: 28942782

INTERMACS Analysis of Stroke During Support With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Risk Factors and Outcomes.
Acharya D, Loyaga-Rendon R, Morgan CJ, Sands KA, Pamboukian SV, Rajapreyar I, Holman WL, Kirklin JK, Tallaj JA.
JACC Heart Fail. 2017 Oct;5(10):703-711.
PMID: 28958345

Early Right Ventricular Assist Device Use in Patients Undergoing Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Incidence and Risk Factors from the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support
Kiernan MS, Grandin EW, Brinkley M Jr, Kapur NK, Pham DT, Ruthazer R, Rame JE, Atluri P, Birati EY, Oliveira GH, Pagani FD, Kirklin JK, Naftel D, Kormos RL, Teuteberg JJ, DeNofrio D.
Circ Heart Fail. 2017 Oct;10(10).
PMID: 29021348

Changes in disease-specific versus generic health status measures after left ventricular assist device implantation: Insights from INTERMACS.
Nassif ME, Spertus JA, Jones PG, Fendler TJ, Allen LA, Grady KL, Arnold SV.
J Heart Lung Transplant.  2017 Nov;36(11):1243-1249.
PMID: 28662987

Causes and Consequences of Missing Health-Related Quality of Life Assessments in Patients Who Undergo Mechanical Circulatory Support Implantation: Insights from INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support).
Grady KL, Jones PG, Cristian-Andrei A, Naftel DC, Myers S, Dew MA, Idrissi K, Weidner G, Wissman SA, Kirklin JK, Spertus JA.
RepCirc Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Dec;10(12): e003268.
PMID: 29246883

Outcomes of Restrictive and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathies after LVAD: an INTERMACS Analysis.
Patel SR, Saeed O, Naftel D, Myers S, Kirklin J, Jorde UP, Goldstein DJ.
J Card Fail. 2017 Dec;23(12):859-867.
PMID: 28970073

Outcomes following implantation of mechanical circulatory support in adults with congenital heart disease: An analysis of the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS).
VanderPluym CJ, Cedars A, Eghtesady P, Maxwell BG, Gelow JM, Burchill LJ, Maltais S, Koehl DA, Cantor RS, Blume ED.
J Heart Lung Transplant.  2018 Jan 1;37(1):89-99.
PMID: 28365175

Second annual Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) report: Pre-implant characteristics and outcomes.
Blume ED, VanderPluym C, Lorts A, Baldwin JT, Rossano JW, Morales DLS, Cantor RS, Miller MA, St Louis JD, Koehl D, Sutcliffe DL, Eghtesady P, Kirklin JK, Rosenthal DN
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Jan;37(1):38-45.
PMID: 28965736

Infectious complications of ventricular assist device use in children in the United States: Data from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs).
Scott R. Auerbach, Marc E. Richmond, Kurt R. Schumacher, Dalia Lopez-Colon, Max B. Mitchell, Mark W. Turrentine, Ryan S. Cantor, Robert A. Niebler, Pirooz Eghtesady
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Jan;37(1):46-53.
PMID: 29107545

Outcomes of children supported with devices labeled as "temporary" or short term: A report from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support.
Lorts A, Eghtesady P, Mehegan M, Adachi I, Villa C, Davies R, Gossett JG, Kanter K, Alejos J, Koehl D, Cantor RS, Morales DLS.
J Heart Lung Transplant.  2018 Jan;37(1):54-60.
PMID: 29174220

Concomitant mitral valve procedures in patients undergoing implantation of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices: An INTERMACS database analysis
Robertson JO, Naftel DC, Myers SL, Tedford RJ, Joseph SM, Kirklin JK, Silvestry SC.
J Heart Lung Transplant.  2018 Jan;37(1):79-88.
PMID: 29150326

Assessing Frailty in Patients Undergoing Destination Therapy Left Ventricular Assist Device: Observations from Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support
Cooper, L.B., Hammill, B.G., Allen, L.A., Lindenfeld, J., Mentz, R.J., Rogers, J.G., Milano, C.A., Patel, C.B., Alexander, K.P. and Hernandez, A.F.
ASAIO J. 2018 Jan/Feb;64(1):16-23.
PMID: 28525417

Biventricular Support With Intracorporeal, Continuous Flow, Centrifugal Ventricular Assist Devices.
Arabía FA, Milano CA, Mahr C, McGee EC Jr, Mokadam NA, Rame JE, Moriguchi JD, Ramzy D, Naftel DC, Myers SL, Kirklin JK.
Annals of Thoracic Surg. 2018 Feb;105(2):548-555.
PMID: 29157741

Outcomes After Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation as Destination Therapy at Transplant Versus Nontransplant Centers.
Brinkley DM, DeNofrio D, Ruthazer R, Vest AR, Kapur NK, Couper GS, Kiernan MS.
Circ Heart Fail. 2018 Mar 1;11(3).
PMID: 29540471

An Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) analysis of hospitalization, functional status, and mortality after mechanical circulatory support in adults with congenital heart disease.
Cedars A, Vanderpluym C, Koehl D, Cantor R, Kutty S, Kirklin JK.
J Heart Lung Transplant.  2018 May;37(5):619-630.
PMID: 29198868

Linkage of Medicare Records to the Interagency Registry of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support
Liang Q, Ward S, Pagani FD, Sinha SS, Zhang M, Kormos R, Aaronson KD, Althouse AD, Kirklin JK, Naftel D, Likosky DS.
Annals of Thoracic Surg. 2018 May 1;105(5):1397-402.
PMID:  29273199

Systemic blood pressure trends and antihypertensive utilization following continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation: an analysis of the interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory support.
Elmously A, de Biasi AR, Risucci DA, Worku B, Horn EM, Salemi A.
Journal of Thoracic Disease. 2018 May 18;10(5):2866-75.
PMID: 29997951

Changes in renal function after left ventricular assist device placement in pediatric patients: A Pedimacs analysis
Friedland-Little JM, Hong BJ, Gossett JG, Deshpande SR, Law S, Hollifield KA, Cantor RS, Koehl D, Kindel SJ, Turrentine MW, Davies RR.
J Heart Lung Transplant.  2018 Oct 1;37(10):1218-25.
PMID: 30293616

Interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory support report on the Total Artificial Heart.
Arabía FA, Cantor RS, Koehl DA, Kasirajan V, Gregoric I, Moriguchi JD, Esmailian F, Ramzy D, Chung JS, Czer LS, Kobashigawa JA.
J Heart Lung Transplant.  2018 Nov;37(11):1304-12.
PMID:  29802083

Outcomes of children supported with an intracorporeal continuous-flow left ventricular assist system
VanderPluym CJ, Adachi I, Niebler R, Griffiths E, Fynn-Thompson F, Chen S, O'Connor MJ, Machado D, Hawkins B, Bleiweis MS, Koehl DA, Cantor RS, Morales D, Lorts A.
J Heart Lung Transplant.  2018 Sep 25 (Epub ahead of print)
PMID: 30391197

Factors Associated with Prolonged Survival in Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients
Xia Y, Forest S, Friedmann P, Chou LC, Patel S, Jorde U, Goldstein D.
Annals of Thoracic Surg.. 2018 Oct 11. (Epub ahead of print)
PMID: 30316851

Aortic Insufficiency during Contemporary Left Ventricular Assist Device Support: Analysis of the INTERMACS Registry
Truby LK, Garan AR, Givens RC, Wayda B, Takeda K, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Takayama H, Topkara VK.
JACC Heart Fail. 2018 Nov;6(11):951-960.
PMID: 30384913

Influence of Patient Profiles on Outcomes With Implantable Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS): Results from the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS)
Francis Pagani, Lynne W Stevenson, James Kirklin, David Naftel, Robert Kormos, James Young
Circulation: Heart Failure, Oct 2007; 116: II_454

Predictors of Death and Transplant in Patients with a Mechanical Circulatory Support Device: A Multi-institutional Study
William Holman, Robert Kormos, Marissa Miller, Frank Pagani, Elizabeth Blume, Timothy Cleeton, Steven Koenig, David Naftel, James Kirklin, Leah Edwards
J Heart Lung Transplant 2008: 27 (2S), S244

Pre-Implant Triage Using Patient Status with INTERMACS Patient Profiles: Can We Refine Selection Strategy for MCS?
Frank Pagani, Lynne Warner Stevenson, Karen Ulisney, Valluvan Jeevanandam, Jeffrey Teuteberg, Margarita Camacho, Tony Martin, Keith Aaronson, David Naftel, James Kirklin
J Heart Lung Transplant 2008: 27 (2S),S60

The Use of the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) to Generate Objective Performance Criteria (OPCs) for Use in MCSD Trials
David Naftel, Joseph Rogers, James Young , Timothy Baldwin, Eric Chen, Wolf Sapirstein, Robert Kormos, Deborah Ascheim, Kathleen Chisholm
J Heart Lung Transplant 2008: 27 (2S),S167

Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCSD): Is Implant Strategy Static or Dynamic?
Mariell Jessup, Lynne Warner Stevenson, Patrice Desvigne-Nickens, James Young, Michael Acker, Carmelo Milano, Sherri Wissman, O. Howard Frazier, David Naftel, James Kirklin
J Heart Lung Transplant 2008: 27 (2S), S61

Important Improvements in Quality of Life after MCSD Implant: First Results from INTERMACS
Kathleen Grady, Karen Ulisney, James Kirklin, David C Naftel, Annetine Gelijns, James B Young, Tony Martin, Kathleen Chisholm Alan Moskowitz
J Heart Lung Transplant 2009: 28 (2S),S207

Early Infections after MCSD Implant in 455 Patients: Incidence, Location and Outcome
William Holman, James Kirklin, , David Naftel, Robert Kormos, Patrice Desvign-Nickens, Margarita Camacho, Deborah Ascheim
J Heart Lung Transplant 2009: 28 (2S), S155

Adverse Event (AE) Rates in Patients Receiving Pulsatile VAD’s: Incidence and Composition Change Dramatically 3 Months after Implant
Robert Kormos, Jeffrey Teuteberg, James Kirklin, David Naftel, Lynne Warner Stevenson , Carmelo Milano, Marissa Miller, Frank Pagani, Joseph Rogers, Keith Aaronson
J Heart Lung Transplant 2009: 28 (2S), S416

Early Neurological Adverse Events (NAE) after Pulsatile VAD Implantation in 455 Patients: Incidence, Severity and Outcome.
Robert Kormos, James Kirklin, David Naftel, James Young, Michael Acker, Mariell Jessup, Valluvan Jeevanandam, Timothy L Baldwin, Margarita Camacho, Deborah Ascheim
J Heart Lung Transplant 2009: 28 (2S), S129

Evaluating Quality of Life Prior to MCSD Implant is a Challenge: Results from INTERMACS
Karen Ulisney, Kathleen Grady, James Kirklin, David Naftel, Annetine Gelijns, Alan Moskowitz, James Young, Susan Myers, Sherri Wissman
J Heart Lung Transplant 2009: 28 (2S), S269

Strategies of LVAD Therapy in INTERMACS: Invent Rate vs. Event Rate
Jeffrey Teuteberg, Garrick Stewart, Robert Kormos, Benjamin Sun, OH Frazier, David Naftel, Lynne Stevenson
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S26

INTERMACS Profiles of Nutrition and Organ Function in Relation to Outcomes
Mark Liszkowski, Jeffery Teuteberg, Susan Myers, Joseph Rogers, Randall Starling, Deborah Ascheim, Lynne Stevenson
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S27

Rapidly Changing Characteristics of Patients Receiving Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support in INTERMACS
Francis Pagani, David Naftel, Keith Aaronson, Michael Parides, David Farrar, Salpy Pamboukian, James Kirklin
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S27

Outcomes of Children Implanted with Ventricular Assist Device Therapy: Analysis of the Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (INTERMACS)
Elizabeth Blume, David Rosenthal, Jonathan Chen, Christopher Almond, Peter Wearden, David Naftel, James Kirklin
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S34

Sex Differences in Usage of Mechanical Circulatory Support and Pre-Implant Baseline Characteristics Using the INTERMACS Database
Kathryn O’Callaghan, Margarita Camacho, Tony Martin, Kathleen Lockard, Marissa Miller, James Young
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S40

Survival after Implant of a Left Ventricular Assist Device: Is it the Device or is it the Patient?
Joseph Rogers, Frank Pagani, James Kirklin, David Naftel, Rohinton Morris, Walter Dembitsky, Margaret Blood, James Young
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S40

Decreased Survival after Bi-VAD Implant: Is it the Bi-VAD or the Patient?
Joseph Cleveland, Brett Reece, David Naftel, James Antaki, Margaret Murray, James Kirklin, Robert Kormos
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S40

Sex-Specific Differences in Outcome and Adverse Events with Primary Left Ventricular Assist Device Support Using the INTERMACS Database
Eileen Hsich, David Naftel, Susan Myers, Kathleen Grady, Darlene Schmuhl, Karen Ulisney, James Young
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S41

Reducing Adverse Neurological Events in LVAD Patients: Pulsatile vs. Continuous Flow
Soon Park, David Naftel, Mark Slaughter, Michael Sobieski, Linda Staley, Jose Tallaj, Timothy Baldwin, James Kirklin
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S51

Infection During Mechanical Circulatory Support: Can We Really Expect a Better Outlook with Continuous Flow Technology
Carmelo Milano, David Naftel, Robert Padera, Randall Starling, Dennis McNamara, Salpy Pamboukian, Susan Myers, Robert Kormos
J Heart Lung Transplant 2010: 29 (2S), S52

Bridge to Candidacy: A Fulfilled Promise?
Sitaramesh Emani, James Young, Michael Acker, Abeel Mangi, Joseph Cleveland, David Naftel, James Kirklin, Ayesha Hasan, Chittoor Sai-Sudhaker, Benjamin Sun
J Heart Lung Transplant 2011: 30 (4S), S125

National Trends in Readmission (REA) Rates following Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Therapy
Pramod Bonde, Mary Amanda Dew, Dan Meyer, Jose Tallaj, Tony Martin, Kathryn Hollifield, Mark Slaughter, Randall Starling, Robert Kormos
J Heart Lung Transplant 2011: 30 (4S), S9

Driveline Infections in LVADs: Is it the pump or the patient?
Daniel Goldstein, David Naftel, William Holman, Lavanya Bellumkonda, Salpy Pamboukian, Frank Pagani, James Kirklin
J Heart Lung Transplant 2011: 30 (4S), S10

Risk for Bleeding after MCSD Implant: An Analysis of 2358 Patients in INTERMACS
Mariell Jessup, Daniel Goldstein, Deborah Ascheim, Jeffrey Teuteberg, Soon Park, David Naftel, Gonzalo Gonzales, James Kirklin, Robert Kormos
J Heart Lung Transplant 2011: 30 (4S), S9

Does the “Obesity Paradox” in Chronic Heart Failure Fade after Mechanical Circulatory Support with Continuous Flow Devices: Analysis from the Interagency Registry for the Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support
J.P. Donnelly, Y.J. Woo, R.J. Morris, L.R. Goldberg, J.W. Wald, P. Atluri, M.L. O’Hara, K. A. Breuer, J.F. Marble, N.Y. Avrahami, F.A. Arabia, J.G. Rogers, M.A. Acker, J.E. Rame
J Heart Lung Transplant 2011: 30 (4S), S33

The Need for Device Exchange in the Era of Continuous Flow LVADs
Sanjeev Aggarwal, Michael Borkon, Yan Li, Susan Myers, Keith Allen, Joanne Chichetti, Ranjit John, Francis Pagani
J Heart Lung Transplant 2011: 30 (4S), S95

Anthracycline-Induced Cardiomyopathy Patients Treated with Ventricular Assist Devices Frequently Need Biventricular Support: Data from the INTERMACS Registry
Matthias Dupont, Guilhermo Oliveira, David Naftel, Ya Yuan, Susan Myers, Darlene Schmuhl, Tiffany Buda, Maria Mountis, Nicholas Smedira, Wilson Tang, Gonzalo Gonzalez-Stawinski, Randall Starling
Circulation. 2011; 124:A14361

Outcomes of Children Implanted with Ventricular Assist Devices in the United States: Analysis of the Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (INTERMACS)
David Morales, Adam Lowry, Deirdre Epstein, David Rosenthal, Jonathan Chen, Christopher Almond, Peter Wearden, David Naftel, James Kirklin, Elizabeth Blume
Circulation. 2011; 124:A10088

Blood Urea Nitrogen to Creatinine Ratio Identifies Heart Failure Patients Likely To Experience Substantial Improvement in Renal Function Post-LVAD Placement: Insights from the INTERMACS Registry
Meredith A. Brisco, Stephen E. Kimmel, Mariell Jessup, Jeffrey M. Testani
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S45

Predictors of Hospital Length of Stay Following Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device: An Analysis of the INTERMACS Registry
William Cotts, Kathleen Grady, Edwin McGee, David Naftel, James Young, James Kirklin, Francis Pagani
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S23

Impact of Malnutrition on Early Outcomes Following Implantation of Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Daniel Goldstein, William Holman, Nader Moazami, Ranjit John, David Naftel, Francis Pagani
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S87

Improvement in Quality of Life after Ventricular Assist Device Implant is Similar, Regardless of Baseline Severity of Heart Failure
Kathleen L. Grady, David C. Naftel, Lynne W. Stevenson, Mary Amanda Dew, Gerdi Weidner, Francis D. Pagani, James K. Kirklin, Susan Myers, Timothy Baldwin, Monica Shah, James Young
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S18-S19

Durability of Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs): INTERMACS 2006-2011
William L Holman, David C Naftel, Chad E Eckert, Robert L Kormos, Daniel J Goldstein, Ya Yuan, James K Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S133

Pump-Related Infections (PRI) after Implantation of Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Analysis of 2900Patients from the INTERMACS Registry
Forum Kamdar, Peter Eckman, Daniel Goldstein, Chittoor Sai-Sudhaker, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Francis Pagani, Ranjit John
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S19

Severe Right Ventricular Failure in Patients with Continuous-flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Incidence and Risk Factors from INTERMACS
Michael Kiernan, Duc Thinh Pham, Navin Kapur, James Kirklin, Robert Kormos, Francis Pagani, David Naftel, David DeNofrio
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S110-S111

Can a Registry Match the Data Quality of a Clinical Trial? Lessons Learned from INTERMACS
David C. Naftel, James K. Kirklin, Susan L. Myers, Mary L. Clark, Kathryn A. Hollifield, Craig Collum, Marissa A. Miller
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S261

Outcomes of Patients with Anthracycline Cardiomyopathy Treated with Mechanical Circulatory Support: Data from the INTERMACS Registry
Guilherme H. Oliveira, Matthias Dupont, David C Naftel, Ya Yuan, Susan L Myers, Darlene Schmuhl, Maria M Mountis, Nicholas Smedira, W. H. Wilson Tang MD, Gonzalo Gonzalez-Stawinski, David O Taylor, Randall C Starling
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S46

Implant Strategies for Continuous Flow LVAD Therapy in INTERMACS – Impacts on Outcome and Variability over Time
Jeffrey Teuteberg, Garrick Stewart, Mariell Jessup, Robert L Kormos, Benjamin Sun, O.H. Frazier, David Naftel, Lynne Stevenson
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S10-S11

Predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life at 6 months after LVAD Implantation: Findings from INTERMACS
Sherri Wissman, Kathleen Grady, David Naftel, Susan Myers, James Kirklin, Alan Moskowitz, Annetine Gelijns, Francis Pagani, James Young
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2012: 31 (4), S18

Biochemical Evidence of Liver Dysfunction Identifies Patients Likely to Have Improvement in Renal Function with Mechanical Circulatory Support: Insights from INTERMACS
M. Brisco, S. Kimmel, S. Coca, M. Jessup, J. Testani
Poster session presented at Heart Failure Society of America: 16th Annual Scientific Meeting 2012, Sept 9-12, Seattle WA

Mechanical Circulatory Support-Induced Early Improvement in Renal Function is Transient and Differs by Device Flow: An INTERMACS Analysis
M. Brisco, M. Putt, S. Kimmel, S. Coca, M. Jessup, J. Testani
Poster session presented at Heart Failure Society of America: 16th Annual Scientific Meeting 2012, Sept 9-12, Seattle WA

Progression of Heart Failure and its Impact on Post-Left Ventricular Assist Device Survival: An Analysis of the INTERMACS Registry
Sanjay Maniar, David C. Naftel, Susan L. Myers, Veli K. Topkara, Eric Novak, Gregory Ewald, James K. Kirklin, Douglas L. Mann
Oral presentation at American Heart Association: Scientific Sessions 2012, Nov 3-7, Los Angeles, CA

Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant in the Elderly is Associated with Increased, but Acceptable Risk
P. Atluri, A. B. Goldstone, J. P. Donnelly, J. W. MacArthur, C. M. Zalewski, J. L. Howard,A. S. Fairman, Y. Shudo, J. E. Rame, M. A. Acker, Y. J. Woo
Poster session presented at The Society of Thoracic Surgeons: 49th Annual Meeting 2013, Jan 26-30, Los Angeles, CA

Hemolysis in Patients Supported with Durable, Long-Term Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy
Jason N. Katz, Brian C. Jensen, Patricia P. Chang, William E. Stansfield, Hassan Alhousaini, Susan L. Myers, Francis D. Pagani, James K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2013, V32, 4S, PS37

Thrombotic Complications Increase after Percutaneous Site/PocketInfection in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices: An INTERMACS Analysis
M.R. Shah, D.C. Naftel, M.A. Miller, J.T. Baldwin, E.D. Feller, S.S. Desai, R. John, R.L. Kormos, W.L. Holman
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2013, V32, 4S, PS84-S85

Quantifying the Cardiorenal Syndrome and Its Effect on Mortality after LVAD Implant: An Analysis of 4,917 Patients from INTERMACS
J.K. Kirklin, D.C. Naftel, R.L. Kormos, F.D. Pagani, J.B. Young, S.L. Myers, L.W. Stevenson
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2013, V32, 4S, PS133

Outcomes of Patients with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Who Received Mechanical Circulatory Support: Data from the INTERMACS Registry
R. Loyaga-Rendon, S.V. Pamboukian, J.A. Tallaj, D. Acharya, R.S. Cantor, R.C. Starling, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2013, V32, 4S, PS12

Outcomes after Ventricular Assist Device Support in Patients Bridged with Temporary Circulatory Support: Analysis from INTERMACS
S. Shreenivas, A.L. Acker, P. Atluri, S. Anwaruddin, Y.J. Woo, M.A. Acker, S.L. Myers, J.E. Rame
J Heart and Lung Transplant 2013, V32, 4S, PS141-S142

Change in Health-related Quality of Life from Before to After Destination Therapy Mechanical Circulatory Support is Similar for Older and Younger Patients: Analyses from INTERMACS
K.L. Grady, D.C. Naftel, S.L. Myers, M. Dew, G. Weidner, K.A. Idrissi, H.B. Lee, E.C. McGee Jr, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2014, V33, 4S, PS89

Regional Differences in Utilization and Outcomes of Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Insights from the INTERMACS Registry
S.R. Krim, R.P. Vivo, P.T. Campbell, D.C. Naftel, J.D. Estep, G.C. Fonarow, H.O. Ventura.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2014, V33, 4S, PS72-PS73

Development of a Novel Predictive Model for Mortality Post Continuous Flow LVAD Implant using Bayesian Networks (BN)
N.A. Loghmanpour, M.K. Kanwar, S.H. Bailey, R.L. Benza, J.F. Antaki, S. Murali
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2014, V33, 4S, PS74

Outcomes of Mechanical Circulatory Support in HIV Infected Patients from the INTERMACS Registry
S.V. Pamboukian, J.W. Baddley, J.K. Kirklin, R.S. Cantor, D.C. Naftel, J.D. Miller, J.J. Teuteberg
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2014, V33, 4S, PS209

Concomitant Aortic Valve Procedures in Patients Undergoing Implantation of Continuous-Flow LVADs: An INTERMACS Database Analysis
J.O. Robertson, S.L. Meyers, J.K. Kirklin, G.D. Mertz, S. Prasad, A. Itoh, S.C. Silvestry
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2014, V33, 4S, PS9

Utility of Tricuspid Valve Repair at the Time of Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
H.K. Song, J.O. Mudd, J.M. Gelow, C.V. Chien, F.A. Tibayan, K.A. Hollifield, D.C. Naftel, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2014, V33, 4S, PS37-S38

How Do Readmissions Impact Survival among Patients with Continuous- Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices? Findings from INTERMACS
R.P. Vivo, S.R. Krim, J.D. Estep, W.I. Khalife, G.C. Fonarow, R.L. Kormos, S.L. Myers, M.C. Deng
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2014, V33, 4S, PS87

The Outcomes of Children Implanted With Ventricular Assist Devices in the US: First Analysis of the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS)
Elizabeth D Blume, David N Rosenthal, Joseph W Rossano, J. T Baldwin, Pirooz Eghtesady, David L Morales, Ryan S Cantor, Jennifer Conway, Christopher S Almond, David C Naftel, James K Kirklin
Circulation. 2014; 130: A11760

Risk Assessment for HeartWare HVAD Support as a Bridge to Transplant: Is the HeartMate II Risk Score Applicable?
L. Castle, K. Aaronson, M. Slaughter, C. Salerno, S. Moainie, M. Walsh, J. Cowger
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS24.

Characteristics and Outcomes in Patients Receiving Mechanical Circulatory Support With a History of Diabetes
R.S. Cantor, S.V. Pamboukian, J.A. Tallaj, D.C. Naftel, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, S25.

Ventricular Assist Device in Acute Myocardial Infarction-Findings from INTERMACSD.
Acharya, R.Y. Loyaga-Rendon, J.A. Tallaj, S.V. Pamboukian, W.L. Holman, J.F. George, R.S. Cantor, D.C. Naftel, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS28-29.

Preoperative Atrial Fibrillation Does Not Increase Thromboembolic Events Following LVAD Implantation
D. Stern, Y. Xia, P. Friedmann, D. Goldstein
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS44.

High Early Event Rates in Patients With Questionable Eligibility for Advanced Heart Failure Therapies
A.V. Ambardekar, R.C. Forde-Mc, M.M. Kittleson, G.C. Stewart, M. Palardy, J.T. Thibodeau, A.D. DeVore, M.M. Mountis, L. Cadaret, J.J. Teuteberg, S.V. Pamboukian, R.S. Cantor, J. Lindenfeld
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS55-56.

Early Reassessment of Ambulatory Advanced Heart Failure Detects High-Risk Trajectories Along a Dynamic Baseline
G.C. Stewart, M.M. Mountis, M.M. Kittleson, A.V. Ambardekar, M. Palardy, R.C. Forde-Mc, J.T. Thibodeau, J.J. Teuteberg, S.V. Pamboukian, A.D. DeVore, D, L. Cadaret, R.S. Cantor, L.W. Stevenson
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS56-57.

Pre and Post Operative Factors Relate to Change in Health-Related Quality of Life From Before to 6 Months Following LVAD Implantation: An INTERMACS Analysis
K.L. Grady, D.C. Naftel, S.L. Myers, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS75.

Health-Related Quality of Life Improves Dramatically From Pre-Implant to Post Implant (6 months) for Continuous Flow LVAD Patients in INTERMACS
S. Wissman, D.C. Naftel, S.L. Myers, J.K. Kirklin, A.C. Gelijns, A.J. Moskowitz, J.B. Young, K.L. Grady
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS75-S76.

Factors Influencing Gains in Six Minute Walk Distance After Continuous Flow Ventricular Assist Device Placement
S.V. Pamboukian, F.D. Pagani, D.C. Naftel, S.L. Myers, K.A. Hollifield, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS76.

Duration of Heart Failure Influences the Outcomes after Mechanical Circulatory Support
R.Y. Loyaga-Rendon, R.C. Starling, R.S. Cantor, S.V. Pamboukian, J.A. Tallaj, D.A. Acharya, D.C. Naftel, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS80-81.

Device Implant Strategy and Patient Characteristics Have a Profound Impact on Early, Mid and Late Outcomes After MCSD Implant
D.C. Naftel, F.D. Pagani, M.A. Miller, J.B. Young, S.L. Myers, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS81-S82.

Adverse Events in Children Implanted With Ventricular Assist Devices in the US: Data From the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS)
D.N. Rosenthal, C.S. Almond, R.D. Jacquiss, C.E. Peyton, S.R. Auerbach, D.L. Morales, D.J. Epstein, R.S. Cantor, R.L. Kormos, D.C. Naftel, R.J. Butts, N.S. Ghanayem, J.K. Kirklin, E.D. Blume
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS101-102.

Utilization and Outcomes of Continuous-Flow Ventricular Assist Devices in Pediatric: Patients: A Report From the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS)
J.W. Rossano, A. Lorts, C.J. VanderPluym, A. Jeewa, K.J. Guleserian, M.S. Bleiweis, O. Reinhartz, E.D. Blume, D.N. Rosenthal, D.C. Naftel, R.S. Cantor, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS102.

Modeling the Spectrum of Right Ventricular Failure (RVF) After LVAD Therapy
N.A. Loghmanpour, R.L. Kormos, M.K. Kanwar, J.J. Teuteberg, S. Murali, J.F. Antaki
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS112.

Impact of Concomitant Cardiovascular Surgeries at the Time of CF-LVAD Implantation: An INTERMACS Analysis
S. Lee, J.B. Young, D.C. Naftel, J.K. Kirklin, N. Moazami, S.L. Myers, M. Strueber, M.G. Dickinson, R.C. Starling
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS153-S154.

INTERMACS Profiles: Heterogeneity of LVAD Patient Classification
J.A. Cowger, C. Salerno, F.D. Pagani, S. Maltais, J.M. Stulak, P. Shah
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS163-164.

Concomitant Mitral Valve Procedures in Patients Undergoing Implantation of Continuous-Flow LVADs: An INTERMACS Database Analysis
O. Robertson, D.C. Naftel, S.L. Myers, R.J. Tedford, S.M. Joseph, J.K. Kirklin, S.C. Silvestry
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS166.

Continuous Flow LVAD Support in Restrictive and Obstructive Cardiomyopathies: An INTERMACS Registry Report
D.J. Goldstein, S.R. Patel, S.L. Myers, D.C. Naftel, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS190.

Improvements in Six Minute Walk Distance After Continuous Flow Ventricular Assist Device Placement: Comparison of Pre-Implant Ambulatory and Non-Ambulatory Patients
S.V. Pamboukian, F.D. Pagani, D.C. Naftel, S.L. Myers, K.A. Hollifield, J.K. Kirklin
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS333-S334.

Characterization and Impact of Pulmonary Hypertension on Outcomes After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
V.N. Selby, J.J. Teuteberg, I.E. Allen, R.J. Tedford, R.L. Kormos, T. De Marco
J Heart and Lung Transplant. April 2015, V34, 4S, PS142.

Variation of Quality of Life Data Collection Across INTERMACS Sites
Bhanu P Gupta, Kathleen Grady, Tim Fendler, Philip Jones, John Spertus
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015; 8:A276.

Approaches to Missing Data Due to Illness Severity in Health-related Quality of Life Assessment
Kathleen L Grady, Philip Jones, Adin-Cristian Andrei, David C Naftel, Susan Myers, Mary Amanda Dew, Katharine Idrissi, Gerdi Weidner, Sherri Wissman, James K Kirklin, John Spertus
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015; 8:A277

Health Status and Outcomes Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement
Kelsey M Flint, Fengming Tang, Philip Jones, Timothy Fendler, John Spertus, Larry Allen
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015; 8:A8

Incidence and Predictors of Cognitive Decline in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Timothy J Fendler, John A Spertus, Kensey Gosch, Philip G Jones, Jared M Bruce, Michael E Nassif, Kelsey M Flint, Shannon M Dunlay, Larry A Allen, Suzanne V Arnold
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015; 8:A1

Does Small Size Matter With Continuous Flow Devices: Analysis of the INTERMACS Database of Adults With BSA ≤1.5m2
Farhan Zafar; David L Morales; Chet S Villa; Elizabeth D Blume; David N Rosenthal; James K Kirklin; Muhammad S Khan; Angela Lorts
Circulation. 2015; 132: A16814

Identifying Patients at High Risk for Poor Global Outcome After Left Ventricular Assist Device for Destination Therapy: Results From the INTERMACS Registry
Suzanne V Arnold; Philip G Jones; Larry A Allen; David J Cohen; Timothy J Fendler; Jonathan E Holtz; Sanjeev Aggarwal; John A Spertus
Circulation. 2015; 132: A11601

Is Education the Key to Success? Association of Formal Education and Outcomes in Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Brent C. Lampert, Robert S. D. Higgins, Gary Phillips, Sitaramesh Emani, Sakima Smith, Bryan A. Whitson, Ahmet Kilic, Ayesha K. Hasan, Jeffrey J. Teuteberg
J of Cardiac Failure. 2015-08-01, Volume 21, Issue 8, Pages S102-S102.

Should Aggressive Implantation of a Temporary RVAD Be Utilized as Means of Recovery for RV Function to Allow for Long-Term Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy
Gaffey AC, Chen CW, Han J, Rame JE, Kiernan MS, Chung J, Myers SL, Arabia FA, Kormos RK, Slaughter MS, Naftel DC.
Circulation. 2016;134:A18697

LVAD Explantation for Cardiac Recovery: Insights from the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support
Wever-Pinzon O, Drakos SG, McKellar SH, Koliopoulou A, Stehlik J, Selzman CH.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35):S11.

Stroke with Continuous-Flow LVADs
Acharya, D., Morgan, C., Pamboukian, S., Loyaga-Rendon, R., Kirklin, J., Holman, W., Tallaj, J.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35):S9-10.

Insights from INTERMACS into Patient Characteristics Leading to Futility in LVAD Therapy
Kormos RL, Pagani FD, Althouse AD, Stevenson LW, Teuteberg JJ, Young JB, Kirklin JK
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35):S22-3.

HRQOL Improves from Before to 2 Years After MCS, Regardless of Implant Strategy: Analyses from INTERMACS
White-Williams C, Fazeli-Wheeler P, Myers S, Kirklin J, Pamboukian S, Naftel D, Grady K.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35):S25.

Implant Strategy Is Related to Health-Related Quality of Life at 2 Years After LVAD Implantation: An INTERMACS Analysis
Grady KL, Fazeli PL, White-Williams C, Myers SL, Pamboukian SV, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35):S343-4.

Risk Factors Associated with Right Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Insights from INTERMACS
Kiernan MS, DeNofrio D, Pham DT, Kapur NK, Ruthazer R, Rame JE, Alturi P, Birati EY, Myers SL, Oliveira GH, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35):S93.

Early Results of Biventricular Support with Durable, Intracorporeal Continuous Flow Centrifugal Ventricular Assist Devices: Analysis from INTERMACS
Arabia F, Milano CA, Mahr C, McGee EC, Maltais S, Boyce SW, Pretorius V, Civitello AB, Mallidi HR, Mokadam NA, Rame JE.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35):S95.

Total Artificial Heart (TAH): Survival Outcomes, Risk Factors, Adverse Events in Intermacs
Arabia F, Gregoric I, Kasirajan V, Moriguchi JD, Naftel DC, Myers SL, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35):S95.

Evidence of Mild Hepatic Dysfunction Identifies Patients Most Likely to Experience Improvement in Renal Function Following Mechanical Circulatory Support
Brisco MA, Zile MR, Tang W, Testani JM.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35): S133-4.

Utilization and Outcomes of Ventricular Assist Device Support in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: An Analysis of the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS)
VanderPluym CJ, Eghtesady P, Maxwell BG, Gelow JM, Burchill LJ, Maltais S, Cantor RS, Blume ED.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35): S151-2.

Infectious Complications of Ventricular Assist Device Use in Children in the US: Data from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs)
Auerbach SR, Richmond ME, Schumacher KR, Lopez-Colon D, Mitchell MB, Turrentine MW, Cantor RS, Niebler RA, Eghtesady P.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35): S47.

A Novel Combined Endpoint Integrating Quality of Life Can Inform Decisions about VAD in Ambulatory Advanced Heart Failure
Stewart GC, Ambardekar AV, Kittleson MM, Palardy M, DeVore A, Thibodeau JT, Teuteberg JJ, Cadaret LM, Forde-McLean RC, Mountis MM, Pamboukian SV.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35): S373.

Physician Prediction of Outcomes in Ambulatory Patients with Advanced Heart Failure
Kittleson MM, Patel CB, Cantor RS, DeVore AD, Ambardekar AV, Thibodeau JT, Cadaret LM, Pamboukian SV, Teuteberg J, Forde-McLean RC, Mountis MM.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35): S109-10.

Utilization and Outcomes of Temporary Ventricular Assist Devices in Children: A Report from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs).
Lorts A, Davies RR, Alejos JC, Kanter KR, Gossett JG, Cantor RS, Adachi I.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2016; 4(35): S45-6.

The Heart Mate Risk Score identifies patients with similar mortality risk across all INTERMACS classes in a large multicenter analysis: low INTERMACS class should not be a contraindication to LVAD
Adamo LL, Tang Y, Nassif M, Novak E, Jones PG, Larue S, Spertus JA, Mann DL.
European Journal of HF. 2016 May 1;18:307.

Outcomes Following Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device at Transplant Versus Non-Transplant Centers
Brinkley DM, DeNofrio D, Ruthazer R, Vest AR, Kapur NK, Couper GS, Kiernan MS.
J of Cardiac Failure. August 2016, Vol 22 , Iss 8 , S8 - S9.

Changes in Renal Function Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement in Pediatric Patients: A Pedimacs Analysis
Friedland-Little JM, Hong BJ, Gossett JG, Deshpande SR, Law S, Hollifield KA, Cantor RS, Kindel SJ, Turrentine MW, Davies RR.
Circulation. 2016;134:A12162

Should Aggressive Implantation of a Temporary Rvad Be Utilized as Means of Recovery for RV Function to Allow for Long-Term Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy
Gaffey AC, Chen CW, Han J, Rame JE, Kiernan MS, Chung J, Myers SL, Arabia FA, Kormos RK, Slaughter MS, Naftel DC.
Circulation. 2016;134:A18697

Changes in Disease-specific versus Generic Health Status Measures After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Insights From INTERMACS
Nassif ME, Spertus JA, Jones PG, Fendler TJ, Allen LA, Grady KL, Arnold SV.
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017;10:A055

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Contemporary Use of Left Ventricular Assist Device
Breathett K, Allen LA, Helmkamp L, Colborn K, Daugherty SL, Blair IV, Jones J, Khazanie P, Lindrooth R, Peterson PN.
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017;10:A168

Most Survivors Are Glad to Have a VAD
Stevenson LW, Lindenfeld J, Grady K, Vader J, Givertz M, Naftel D, Baldwin T, Myers S, Kormos R, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S178

Glad to Have a VAD Across Intermacs Profiles
Pagani F, Kittleson M, Stewart G, DeVore A, Brinkley M, Myers S, Miller M, Naftel D, Teuteberg JJ, Stevenson LW.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S196-7.

LVAD Post-Implant Length of Stay Impacts Long Term Survival: An Intermacs Database Analysis
Silvestry SC, Joseph SM, Myers SL, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK, Prasad S.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S174.

The Incidence of Early and Late Clinical Right Heart Failure and the Impact on Survival After Continuous Flow Mechanical Support: Insights from the New INTERMACS Definition of Right Heart Failure
Teuteberg JJ, Studdard G, Pagani F, Kiernan M, Oliveria G, Rame E, Alturi P, Gaffey A, Grandin EW, Kirlin J, Myers S.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S141.

Does Inotrope Dependence Make a Difference in Outcome in Patients Receiving Left Ventricular Assist Device? Comparison Between INTERMACS Profiles 3 vs 4/5 from the INTERMACS Registry
Joseph SM, Hall SA, Lima B, Robertson JO, Naftel DC, Myers S, Kirklin JK, Silvestry SC.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S139-40.

A Multi-Institutional Study of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Is This an Effective Therapy?
Cedars M, Vanderpluym C, Koehl D, Cantor R, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S195-6.

Outcomes of Asian-Americans Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantations as a Bridge to Transplant or Destination Therapy: An INTERMACS Analysis.
Pinzon JW, Wang W, Hu N, Larsen R, Yu T, Yin L, Taleb I, Koliopoulou A, Mckellar S, Stehlik J, Fang J.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S253-4.

Factors Associated with Prolonged Survival in Destination Therapy LVAD Recipients
Xia Y, Forest S, Friedmann P, Chou L, Patel S, Jorde U, Goldstein D.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S183.

The Duration of Inotropic Support and Survival After Left Ventricular Assist Device
Grandin E, Mooney D, Kennedy K, Kiernan MS, Kociol RD, Teuteberg JJ, Pagani FD, Gaffey AC, Atluri P, Birati EY, Myers S.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S140-1.

Clinical Outcomes of Adults with Elevated Body Mass Index with Destination Therapy: An Analysis of INTERMACS Registry. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Jaiswal A, Myers L, Topkara VK, Colombo PC, Baran D, Le Jemtel TH.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S182.

Hepatitis C Virus Infection Does Not Impact Survival Following Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Pendyal A, Gelow JM.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S28.

Which INTERMACS 4-7 Patients Are at Low Risk for Mortality at One Year? Insights from the INTERMACS Database
Teuteberg JJ, Althouse AD, Shullo M, Kunz N, Lockard K, Dunn E, Lagazzi L, Sciortino C, Cowger J, Joseph S, Kormos RL.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S108.

Social and Clinical Characteristics Associated with Increased Short Term Mortality in Non-Inotrope Dependent Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy: Results from Intermacs
Joseph SM, Kormos RL, Teuteberg J, Althouse A, Cowger J.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S100.

A Prospective, Controlled, Un-Blinded, Multi-Center Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Thoracotomy Implant Technique of the HVAD System in Patients with Advanced Heart Failure: Results of the LATERAL Trial
Danter MR, McGee EC, Strueber M, Maltais S, Mokadam NA, Weisenthaler GM, Leadley K, Boyce SW, Cheung A.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S66.

The Impact of Center VAD Operative Volumes on Outcomes After VAD Implant
Cowger JA, Stulak JM, Shah P, Dardas TF, Pagani FD, Dunlay SM, Aaronson KD, Singh R, Mokadam NA, Maltais S, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S207-8.

Outcomes After First Infection in Adolescents and Young Adults with Ventricular Assist Devices: An Analysis of the PEDIMACS/INTERMACS Database
Chen S, Rosenthal DN, Cantor RC, Hong B, Jaquiss RD, Auerbach SR, Schumacher KR, Alejos JC, Das B, Almond CS, Egtesady P.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S277-8.

Obstacles to Acquiring Quality of Life Assessments for Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Support: Perspectives from VAD Coordinators
Hawkins BM, Priest M, Murray J, Elias B, Mehegan M, Lantz J, Shubert A, Cantor R, Koehl D, Uzark K.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S357.

Slow Gait Speed Linked to More Severe Disease but Not with Early Events in Ambulatory Advanced Heart Failure: Results from the Medical Arm of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (MedaMACS) Registry
Ambardekar AV, Thibodeau J, DeVore A, Kittleson M, Forde-McLean R, Palardy M, Mountis M, Cadaret L, Teuteberg J, Pamboukian S, Stevenson L.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S179.

Advanced Therapy Utilization and Survival in Ambulatory Patients with Advanced Heart Failure: Results from the Medical Arm of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (MedaMACS) Registry
Ambardekar V, Kittleson M, Palardy M, Mountis M, Forde-McLean R, DeVore A, Pamboukian S, Thibodeau J, Teuteberg J, Cadaret L, Xie R.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2017 Apr 1;36(4):S193.

Impact of VAD Therapy on Clinical Heart Failure: An Analysis of the PEDIMACS Registry
Conway J, Ravekes W, McConnell P, Cantor R, Koehl D, Sun B, Daly RC, Hsu DT.
Circulation. 2017;136:A19029

Resource Utilization in Pediatric Patients Supported With Ventricular Assist Devices in the United States: A Multicenter Study From the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Assisted Circulatory Support and the Pediatric Health Information System
Rossano JW, Cantor RS, Dai D, Shamszad P, Huang YS, Hall M, Lin KY, Edens RE, Parrino PE, Kirklin JK.
Circulation. 2017;136:A16627

Right Heart Failure in Children after Initial LVAD Implantation Within the Pedimacs Registry Experience
Simpson KE, Kirklin JK, Cantor RS, Mehegan M, Lamour JM, Guleserian KJ, Peng DM, Pahl E.
Circulation. 2017;136:A15190

Outcomes of Children Supported With the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device System: An Analysis of Pedimacs Registry
VanderPluym CJ, Griffiths ER, Niebler R, Prada-Ruiz AC, Koehl DA, Cantor RS, Lorts A.
Circulation. 2017;136:A20342

The Effect of Infectious Complications During Ventricular Assist Device Use on Outcomes of Pediatric Heart Transplantation
Auerbach SR, Pruitt E, Bradford TT, Bock MJ, Skipper ER, Cantor RS, Koehl DA, Butler K, Alejos JC, Edens RE, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 1;37(4):S64-5.

Outcomes After Isolated Durable Right Ventricular Assist Device
Birati EY, Grandin E, Seigerman M, Padegimas A, Cabezas F, Mazurek JA, Kiernan MS, Kapur NK, Oliveira GH, Pagani FD, Naftel DC.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S85-6.

Impact of Pre-implant Illness Severity on Outcomes of Pediatric VAD Patients
Butto A, Teele SA, Sleeper LA, Thrush PT, Philip J, Lu M, Cantor RS, Rossano JW.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 1;37(4):S158-9.

Utilization and Outcomes for BiVADs in Pedimacs Patients
Butts R, Sutcliffe D, Davies R, Jaquiss R, Pirolli T, Bano M, Morrow R, Gao A, Zhang S, Kirk R.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S122.

Trends in Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support: Are Patients, Devices, and Outcomes Changing?
Cantor RS, Naftel DC, Rosenthal DN, Blume ED, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S158.

Systolic Blood Pressure and Outcomes in Patients on Continuous Flow LVAD Support: An INTERMACS Analysis
Cowger JA, Chamogeorgakis T, Borgi J, Grafton G, Selektor Y, Nemeh H, Williams C, Tita C, Lanfear D.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S30-1.

Cardiac Power for Prediction of Outcomes in Patients with LVADs
Guglin M, Omar H.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S179.

Right Atrial Pressure is the Best Hemodynamic Predictor of Mortality Among LVAD Recipients: Analysis of the INTERMACS Database
Guglin M, Omar H.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S178-9.

Pre-implant Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitor Use is Associated With Higher Rates of Severe Early Right Heart Failure After LVAD Implantation- An INTERMACS Analysis
Gulati G, Grandin EW, Kennedy KF, Cabezas F, DeNofrio D, Kociol R, Rame JE, Pagani FD, Kirklin JK, Kormos RL, Teuteberg J.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S195.

Failure to Improve Renal Function Following VAD Placement Predicts Renal Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease Following Cardiac Transplant
Hollander SA, Pruitt E, Sutherland SM, Cantor RS, Kirklin J, Ravekes WJ, Ameduri R, Chrisant M, Hoffman T, Lytrivi I, Conway J.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 1;37(4):S117-8.

Bayesian Model for Predicting 90 Day Event Free Survival in LVAD Patients
Kanwar M, Lohmueller L, Kormos R, Mcilvennan C, Bailey S, Murali S, Antaki J.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S193.

Predicting Post-LVAD Mortality Across a Diverse HF Population Using Bayesian Analysis
Kanwar M, Lohmueller L, Bailey S, Mcilvennan C, Kormos R, Murali S, Antaki J.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S463.

Risk Predictors for Ischemic Stroke in CF-LVAD Patients by Pump Flow Type
Kanwar M, Lohmueller L, Kormos R, Bailey S, Mcilvennan C, Murali S, Antaki J.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 1;37(4):S31-2.

Quantifying the Devastation From Stroke During Support With Continuous Flow Pumps: An Intermacs Analysis
Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Myers SL, Pagani FD, Stevenson LW, Kormos RL, Colombo PC.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S11.

Outcomes of Children With Congenital Heart Disease Implanted With Ventricular Assist Devices: Analysis of the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs)
Peng DM, Koehl DA, Cantor RS, McMillan KN, Barnes AP, McConnell PI, Jordan J, Andersen ND, Louis JS, Maeda K, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 1;37(4):S159.

Outcomes in Late Right Heart Failure after LVAD: A Contemporary Analysis of the New Intermacs 4.0 Definition
Rame JE, Birati EY, Teuteberg J, Grandin EW, Atluri P, Kiernan M, Oliveira GH, Myers SL, Naftel DC, Pagani FD, Kormos RL.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S86.

Hospital Costs for Pediatric Patients With Temporary Ventricular Assist Devices: A Multicenter Study From the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) and the Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS)
Rossano JW, Cantor RS, Dai D, Shamszad P, Huang Y, Hall M, Lin KY, Zinn M, Edens E, Parrino E, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S404-5.

The Impact of VAD Clinical Course on Post-Transplant Survival: A Merged Intermacs and OPTN Data Project
Tallaj JA, Pamboukian SV, Naftel DC, Myers SL, Cherikh WS, Kirklin JK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 30;37(4):S83.

The Ebb and Flow of Right Heart Failure in INTERMACS: Does Right Heart Failure Get Better or Worse Over Time?
Teuteberg J, Studdard G, Pagani F, Kiernan M, Oliveria G, Rame E, Alturi P, Gaffey A, Grandin E, Kirklin J, Myers S.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 1;37(4):S377-8.

Topkara, De Novo Aortic Insufficiency on Left Ventricular Assist Device Support- An Analysis of the INTERMACS Registry
Truby LK, Takayama H, Garan A, Takeda K, Givens R, Yuzefpolskaya M, Colombo PC, Naka Y, Topkara VK.
J Heart and Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 1;37(4):S76.