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Anees Razzouk, MD
Chair, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surg
School of Medicine
Head, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surg, Cardiothoracic Division
School of Medicine
Professor, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surg
School of Medicine
Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Publications    Scholarly Journals--Published
  •  Bansal R, Perez L, Razzouk A, Wang N, Bailey L. Pericardial constriction after cardiac transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Mar;29(3):371-7. Epub 2009 Oct 4. ( 3/2010 )
  •  Hasaniya NW, Shattuck H, Razzouk A, Bailey L. Modification of ventricular-to-pulmonary shunt to minimize proximal conduit obstruction after stage I Norwood reconstruction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jan;89(1):e4-6. ( 1/2010 )
  •  Bailey LL, Razzouk AJ, Hasaniya NW, Chinnock RE. Pediatric transplantation using hearts refused on the basis of donor quality. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jun;87(6):1902-8; discussion 1908-9. ( 6/2009 )
  • Pai RG, Varadarajan P, Razzouk A. "Survival benefit of aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis with low ejection fraction and low gradient with normal ejection fraction." Ann thoracic surgery. 2008 Dec;86(6): 1781-9. ( 12/2008 )
  • Dionigi B, Razzouk AJ, Hasaniya NW, Chinnock RE, Bailey LL. "Late outcomes of pediatric heart transplantation are independent of pre-transplant diagnosis and prior cardiac surgical intervention." J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Oct;27(10):1090-5 ( 10/2008 )
  • Asano M, Razzouk AJ, Chinnock RE, Bailey LL. "Geometric disproportion of cardiac structure and graft ischemia affect tricuspid valve regurgitation early after neonatal heart transplantation." Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 83(5):1774-1780, May 2007. ( 5/2007 )
  • Bull BS, Hay K, Razzouk AJ, Huse WM. "Reinfusion of aspirated pericardial blood during CPB. Part II. Laparotomy sponges are hazardous parts of the CPB circuit?." Blood Cells Mol Dis 34.2 (2005): 144-150. ( 3/2005 )
  • Razzouk AJ, Johnston JK, Larsen RL, Chinnock RE, Fitts JA, Bailey LL. "Effect of oversizing cardiac allografts on survival in pediatric patients with congenital heart disease.." J Heart Lung Transplant 24.2 (2005): 195-199. ( 2/2005 )
  • Wang N, Campwala S, Habibipour S, Hodgkins D, Pai R, Razzouk A. "Impact of mitral insufficiency on reoperative coronary artery sugery in ischemic cardiomyopathy patients.." Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26.6 (2004): 1118-1128. ( 12/2004 )
  • Hathout EH, Chinnock RE, Johnston JK, Fitts JA, Razzouk AJ, Mace JW, Bailey LL. "Pediatric post-transplant diabetes: data from a large cohort of pediatric heart transplant recipients." American Journal of Transplant 3.8 (2003) 994-998. ( 8/2003 )
  • Kuhn MA, Deming DD, Cephus CE, Mulla NF, Chinnock RE, Razzouk AJ, Larsen RL. "Moderate acute rejection detected during annual catheterization in pediatric heart transplant recipients." Journal of Heart & Lung Transplant 22.3 (2003) 276-280. ( 3/2003 )
  • Asano M, Gundry SR, Razzouk AJ, del Rio MJ, Thomas M, Chinnock RE, Bailey LL: Pediatric Heart Transplantation Group. "Total lymphoid irradiation for refractory rejection in pediatric heart transplantation." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 74.6 (2002) 1979-1985. ( 12/2002 )
  • Larsen RL, Eguchi JH, Mulla NF, Johnston JK, Fitts J, Kuhn MA, Razzouk AJ, Chinnock RE, Bailey LL. "Usefulness of cardiac transplantation in children with visceral heterotaxy (asplenic and polysplenic syndromes and single right-sided spleen with levocardia) and comparison of results with cardiac transplantation in children with dilated cardiomyopathy." American Journal of Cardiology 1.89 (2002) 1275-1279. ( 6/2002 )
  • Sakopoulos AG, Gundry S, Razzouk AJ, Andrews HG, Bailey LL. "Cholelithiasis in infant and pediatric heart transplant patients." Pediatric Transplant 6.3 (2002) 231-234 ( 6/2002 )
  • Montalvo J, Razzouk A, Wang N, Bansal R, Rasi A, Hasaniya N, Floridia R, Bailey L. Aortic root surgery does not increase the operative risk of acute type A aortic dissection.  Am Surg. 2011 Jan: 77 (1): 88-92. ( 1/2011 - Present )
  • Hasaniya NW, Razzouk AJ, Mulla NF, Larsen RL, Bailey LL.  In situ pericardial extracardiac lateral tunnel fontan operation: fifteen-year experience.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Nov: 140 (5): 1076-83. ( 11/2010 - Present )
  • Perez L, Razzouk A, Bansal RC. Real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiographic evaluation of a sinus venous atrial septal defect. Echocardiography. 2010 Sep 26 [Epub ahead of print] ( 9/2010 - Present )
  •  Lin T, Hasaniya NW, Krider S, Razzouk A, Wang N, Chiong JR. Mortality reduction with beta-blockers in ischemic cardiomyopathy patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Congest Heart Fail. 2010 Jul;16(4):170-4. ( 7/2010 - Present )
  Books and Chapters
  • Hasaniya N, Razzouk A, Chinnock R, and Bailey L. Pediatric Heart Transplantation, in Johns Hopkins manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Yuh D, Vricella L, Baumgartner W (eds). New York, McGraw Hill, December 2009. ( 12/2009 )
  Non-Scholarly Journals
  • Morning Rounds Dailey Devotional Stories "In everything give thanks; for this is God''s will for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:18, NASB. ( 2/2009 )
  • Hathout E, Beeson L, Kuhn M, Johnston J, Fitts J, Razzouk A, Bailey L, Chinnock R. "Cardiac allograft vasculopathy in pediatric heart transplant recipients." Transplant Institute 19 03 2006: 184 - 189 ( 3/2006 )
  • Campwala SZ, Bansal RC, Wang N, Razzouk A, Pai RG"Mitral regurgitation progression following isolated coronary artery bypass surgery: frequency, risk factors, and potential prevention strategies." European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 29 03 2006: 348 - 353 ( 3/2006 )
  • Campwala SZ, Bansal RC, Wang N, Razzouk A, Pai RG. "Factors affecting regression of mitral regurgitation following isolated coronary artery bypass surgery." European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 28 11 2005: 1873 - 1787 ( 11/2005 )