Mauricio A. Villavicencio Theoduloz, M.D.

  1. Cardiovascular Surgeon
  2. Transplant Surgeon

Publications

  1. Marinacci LX, Mihatov N, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA, Roy N, Raz Y, Thomas SS. Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) survival: A quaternary center analysis. J Card Surg. 2021 Jul; 36 (7):2300-2307 Epub 2021 Apr 02
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  2. Li SS, Osho A, Moonsamy P, Wolfe S, Villavicencio MA, Langer N, Sundt TM 3rd, Funamoto M. Outcomes of Lung Transplantation from HCV Viremic Donors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 29 [Epub ahead of print]
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  3. Funamoto M, Osho AA, Li SS, Moonsamy P, Mohan N, Ong CS, Melnitchouk S, Sundt TM, Astor TL, Villavicencio MA. Factors Related to Survival in Low Glomerular Filtration Rate Cohorts Undergoing Lung Transplant. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 6 Epub 2021 Jan 06
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  4. Li SS, Osho A, Moonsamy P, D'Alessandro DA, Lewis GD, Villavicencio MA, Sundt TM 3rd, Funamoto M. Trends in the use of hepatitis C viremic donor hearts. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 16 Epub 2020 Sept 16
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  5. Osho AA, Moonsamy P, Ethridge BR, Leya GA, D'Alessandro DA, Jassar AS, Villavicencio MA, Melnitchouk SI, Tolis G, Langer NB, Funamoto M, Li SS, Colon KM, Mohan N, Locascio JJ, Lubitz SA, Akeju O, Sundt TM. Rationale and Design of the Randomized Controlled Trial of New Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin for post Cardiac Surgery Atrial Fibrillation: The NEW-AF Trial. Ann Surg. 2020 Sep 1 Epub 2020 Sept 01
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  6. Lai Y, Ortoleva J, Villavicencio M, D'Alessandro D, Shelton K, Cudemus GD, Dalia AA. Outcomes of Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patients Requiring Multiple Episodes of Support. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Sep; 34 (9):2357-2361 Epub 2019 Dec 11
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  7. Osho AA, Bishawi MM, Heng EE, Orubu E, Amardey-Wellington A, Villavicencio MA, Funamoto M. Failure to rescue in the era of the lung allocation score: The impact of center volume. Am J Surg. 2020 Sep; 220 (3):793-799 Epub 2020 Jan 18
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  8. Osho AA, Moonsamy P, Hibbert KA, Shelton KT, Trahanas JM, Attia RQ, Bloom JP, Onwugbufor MT, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA, Sundt TM, Crowley JC, Raz Y, Funamoto M. Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Respiratory Failure in COVID-19 Patients: Early Experience From a Major Academic Medical Center in North America. Ann Surg. 2020 Aug; 272 (2):e75-e78
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  9. Moonsamy P, Axtell AL, Ibrahim NE, Funamoto M, Tolis G, Lewis GD, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA. Survival After Heart Transplantation in Patients Bridged With Mechanical Circulatory Support. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Jun 16; 75 (23):2892-2905
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  10. Axtell AL, Moonsamy P, Melnitchouk S, Jassar AS, Villavicencio MA, D'Alessandro DA, Tolis G, Cameron DE, Sundt TM. Starting elective cardiac surgery after 3 pm does not impact patient morbidity, mortality, or hospital costs. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun; 159 (6):2314-2321.e2 Epub 2019 Sept 11
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  11. Dalia AA, Lu SY, Villavicencio M, D'Alessandro D, Shelton K, Cudemus G, Essandoh M, Ortoleva J. Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Outcomes and Complications at a Quaternary Referral Center. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 May; 34 (5):1191-1194 Epub 2019 Dec 14
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  12. Axtell AL, Moonsamy P, Melnitchouk S, Tolis G, Jassar AS, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA, Cameron DE, Sundt TM 3rd. Preoperative predictors of new-onset prolonged atrial fibrillation after surgical aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr; 159 (4):1407-1414 Epub 2019 May 17
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  13. M. Villavicencio-Theoduloz, M.A. Kashem, M. Hartwig, G. Loor, G. Warnecke, I. Tudorache, D. Van Raemdonck, B. Bottiger. Effect of Cold Ischemic Time on the Incidence of High-Grade Primary Graft Dysfunction (PGD): A Multicenter Analysis J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020; 39(4):329.
  14. M. Hartwig, G. Loor, B. Bottiger, G. Warnecke, W. Sommer, A. Frick, A. Neyrinck, M. Villavicencio-Theoduloz. Effect of Time of Intraoperative Circulatory Support on Incidence of High-Grade Primary Graft Dysfunction (PGD): Multicenter Analysis on Use of Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) during Lung Transplantation J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020; 39(4):328-329.
  15. L. Irwin, T. Astor, M. Villavicencio, J. Palafox, D. Basler, C. McEnery, O. Delgado. Utilization of PHS Increased Risk for Transmission of Infectious Disease Donor Organs in Lung Transplantation: One Center's 7-year Experience. Heart Lung Transplant. 2020; 39(4):483-484.
  16. L. Berube, K. Drezek, J. Camuso, T. Logan, K. Milley, P. Acevedo, M. Villavicencio-Theoduloz, D. D'Alessandro. ACE Inhibitor Use is Associated with Reduction in Gastrointestinal Bleeding Events in CF-LVAD Patients J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020; 39(4):28.
  17. G. Waldman, E. Bethea, J. Gustafson, M. Cote, T. Gift, C. Rogers, S. Shao, M. Villavicencio. Use of Crushed Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir in Hepatitis C Positive Donor Heart Transplant Recipients J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020; 39(4):95-96.
  18. M. Funamoto, P. Moonsamy, C.S. Ong, S.S. Li, N. Mohan, A.A. Osho, G.A. Cudemus, Y. Raz, T.L. Astor, M.A. Villavicencio. “Awake" Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Lung Transplant J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020; 39(4):218.
  19. S.S. Li, P. Moonsamy, A. Osho, N. Mohan, C. Ong, G.D. Lewis, E. Coglianese, M.A. Villavicencio. Outcomes of Heart Transplantation from Hepatitis C Seropositive Donors: An Updated Analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing Registry J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020; 39(4):119-120.
  20. A.A. Osho, P. Moonsamy, N. Mohan, S. Li, S. Melnitchouk, D. D'Alessandro, T. Astor, M. Funamoto, M. Villavicencio. Factors Associated with Post-Transplant Renal Replacement Therapy in Lung Recipients with Normal Pre-Operative Kidney Function J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020; 39(4):192.
  21. Axtell AL, Moonsamy P, Melnitchouk S, Tolis G, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA. Increasing donor sequence number is not associated with inferior outcomes in lung transplantation. J Card Surg. 2020 Feb; 35 (2):286-293 Epub 2019 Nov 15
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  22. Axtell AL, Funamoto M, Legassey AG, Moonsamy P, Shelton K, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA, Sundt TM, Cudemus GA. Predictors of Neurologic Recovery in Patients Who Undergo Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Refractory Cardiac Arrest. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Feb; 34 (2):356-362 Epub 2019 Aug 09
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  23. Osho AA, Bishawi MM, Mulvihill MS, Axtell AL, Hirji SA, Spencer PJ, Heng EE, D'Alessandro DA, Melnitchouk S, Hartwig MG, Villavicencio MA. Failure to Rescue Contributes to Center-Level Differences in Mortality After Lung Transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan; 109 (1):218-224 Epub 2019 Aug 27
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  24. Bloom JP, Moonsamy P, Gartland RM, O'Malley C, Tolis G Jr, Villavicencio-Theoduloz MA, Burkhardt C, Dunn P, Sundt TM, D'Alessandro DA. Impact of staff turnover during cardiac surgical procedures. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 30 [Epub ahead of print]
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  25. Dalia AA, Axtel A, Villavicencio M, D'Allesandro D, Shelton K, Cudemus G, Ortoleva J. A 266 Patient Experience of a Quaternary Care Referral Center for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation with Assessment of Outcomes for Transferred Versus In-House Patients. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 Nov; 33 (11):3048-3053 Epub 2019 May 19
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  26. Loor G, Warnecke G, Villavicencio MA, Smith MA, Kukreja J, Ardehali A, Hartwig M, Daneshmand MA, Hertz MI, Huddleston S, Haverich A, Madsen JC, Van Raemdonck D. Portable normothermic ex-vivo lung perfusion, ventilation, and functional assessment with the Organ Care System on donor lung use for transplantation from extended-criteria donors (EXPAND): a single-arm, pivotal trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2019 Nov; 7 (11):975-984 Epub 2019 Aug 01
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  27. Bethea ED, Gaj K, Gustafson JL, Axtell A, Lebeis T, Schoenike M, Turvey K, Coglianese E, Thomas S, Newton-Cheh C, Ibrahim N, Carlson W, Ho JE, Shah R, Nayor M, Gift T, Shao S, Dugal A, Markmann J, Elias N, Yeh H, Andersson K, Pratt D, Bhan I, Safa K, Fishman J, Kotton C, Myoung P, Villavicencio MA, D'Alessandro D, Chung RT, Lewis GD. Pre-emptive pangenotypic direct acting antiviral therapy in donor HCV-positive to recipient HCV-negative heart transplantation: an open-label study. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Oct; 4 (10):771-780 Epub 2019 July 26
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  28. Bloom JP, Heng E, Auchincloss HG, Melnitchouk SI, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA, Sundt TM, Tolis G Jr. Cardiac Surgery Trainees as "Skin-to-Skin" Operating Surgeons: Midterm Outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul; 108 (1):262-267 Epub 2019 Mar 14
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  29. Axtell AL, Fiedler AG, Lewis G, Melnitchouk S, Tolis G, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA. Reoperative sternotomy is associated with increased early mortality after cardiac transplantation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 1; 55 (6):1136-1143
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  30. Ortoleva JP, Dalia AA, Fiedler AG, D'Alessandro D, Shelton K, Villavicencio M, Cudemus GA. Echocardiographic Assessment of Biventricular Function in 249 Patients During the Peri-Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Period. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 May; 33 (5):1325-1330 Epub 2018 Sept 27
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  31. Dalia AA, Ortoleva J, Fiedler A, Villavicencio M, Shelton K, Cudemus GD. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Is a Team Sport: Institutional Survival Benefits of a Formalized ECMO Team. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 Apr; 33 (4):902-907 Epub 2018 June 20
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  32. Axtell AL, Fiedler AG, Chang DC, Yeh H, Lewis GD, Villavicencio MA, D'Alessandro DA. The effect of donor age on posttransplant mortality in a cohort of adult cardiac transplant recipients aged 18-45. Am J Transplant. 2019 Mar; 19 (3):876-883 Epub 2018 Sept 12
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  33. Axtell AL, Fiedler AG, Melnitchouk S, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA, Jassar AS, Sundt TM 3rd. Correlation of cardiopulmonary bypass duration with acute renal failure after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 31 [Epub ahead of print]
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  34. Nisraiyya B, McGrath D, Berube L, Camuso J, Milley K, Villavicencio-Theoduloz M, D'Alessandro D, Coglianese E. Characterizing Sex-Specific Baseline Characteristics and Outcomes in Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Support J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019; 38(4):361-362.
  35. McGrath D, Nisraiyya B, Berube L, Camuso J, Milley K, Villavicencio-Theoduloz M, D'Alessandro D, Coglianese E. Characteristics of Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Supported Patients Who Experience Indication Changes during Time on Support J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019; 38(4):361.
  36. Gaj KJ, D'Alessandro DA, Bethea E.D, Gustafson JL, Villavicencio-Theoduloz MA, Chung RT, Lewis GD. Acceptance of HCV-Positive Donor Hearts Improves Organ Acceptance Selectivity: Single Center Experience J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019; 38(4):49-50.
  37. Lewis GD, Bethea ED, Gaj K, Gustafson J, Dugal A, Turvey K, Coglianese E, Thomas S, Newton-Cheh C, Ibrahim NE, Carlson WD, Shah RV, Hom JE, Nayor M, Steiner JK, Afari ME, Lebeis T, Madsen JC, Villavicencio-Theoduloz MA, Chung RT, D'Alessandro DA. Preemptive Pan-Genotypic Direct Acting Antiviral Therapy in Donor HCV-Positive to Recipient HCV-Negative Cardiac Transplantation Produces Viral Clearance and is Associated with Favorable Outcomes. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019; 38(4):65.
  38. Naito N, Funamoto M, R. Pierson R, Villavicencio MA, Riley W, Lewis G, D'Alessandro DA. The First Clinical Use of a Novel Cold Storage System of Donor Hearts J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019; 38(4):44.
  39. Lebeis TA, Afari ME, Bethea E, Gaj K, Gustafson J, Turvey K, Coglianese E, Thomas S, Newton-Cheh C, Ibrahim N, Carlson WD, Ho JE, Nayor M, Steiner JK, Spahillari A, Villavicencio-Theoduloz MA, D.A. D'Alessandro DA, C. Soydara C, Lever N, R.T. ChungRT, G.D. Lewis GD. Evaluation of Early Allograft Function in Donor HCV-Positive to Recipient HCV-Negative Cardiac Transplantation Managed with Preemptive Direct Acting Antiviral Therapy J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019; 38(4):275-276.
  40. Ceulemans LJ, Neyrinck A, Loor G, Warnecke G, Villavicencio M, Madsen JC, Kukreja J, Hartwig M. Lung Transplantation from Donation after Circulatory Death Donors Following Portable Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion: Post-Hoc Analysis of OCS Lung EXPAND Trial J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019; 38(4):320.
  41. Ceulemans LJ, Neyrinck A, Loor G, Warnecke G, Villavicencio M, Madsen JC, Kukreja J, Hartwig M. Long (>6h) versus Short (<6h) Clinical Normothermic Ex-Vivo Portable Lung Preservation: Post-Hoc Analysis of OCS Lung EXPAND Trial J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019; 38(4):320-321.
  42. Fiedler AG, Dalia A, Axtell AL, Ortoleva J, Thomas SM, Roy N, Villavicencio MA, D'Alessandro DA, Cudemus G. Impella Placement Guided by Echocardiography Can Be Used as a Strategy to Unload the Left Ventricle During Peripheral Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 Dec; 32 (6):2585-2591 Epub 2018 July 13
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  43. Villavicencio MA, Axtell AL, Spencer PJ, Heng EE, Kilmarx S, Dalpozzal N, Funamoto M, Roy N, Osho A, Melnitchouk S, D'Alessandro DA, Tolis G, Astor T. Lung Transplantation From Donation After Circulatory Death: United States and Single-Center Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec; 106 (6):1619-1627 Epub 2018 Sept 08
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  44. Axtell AL, Heng EE, Fiedler AG, Melnitchouk S, D'Alessandro DA, Tolis G, Astor T, Dalia AA, Cudemus G, Villavicencio MA. Pain management and safety profiles after preoperative vs postoperative thoracic epidural insertion for bilateral lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2018 Dec; 32 (12):e13445 Epub 2018 Dec 06
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  45. Axtell AL, Chang DC, Melnitchouk S, Jassar AS, Tolis G, Villavicencio MA, Sundt TM, D'Alessandro DA. Early structural valve deterioration and reoperation associated with the mitroflow aortic valve. J Card Surg. 2018 Dec; 33 (12):778-786 Epub 2018 Dec 07
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  46. Villavicencio MA, Axtell AL, Osho AA, Astor T, Roy N, Melnitchouk S, D’Alessandro D, Tolis G, Raz Y, Neuringer I, and Sundt TM. Single versus Double Lung Transplantation in Pulmonary Fibrosis: Impact of Age and Pulmonary Hypertension Ann Thorac Surg. 2018; 106(3):856-863.
  47. Osho A, Mulvihill M, Lamba N, Hirji S, Yerokun B, Bishawi M, Spencer P, Panda N, Villavicencio M, Hartwig M. Is Functional Independence Associated With Improved Long Term Survival After Lung Transplantation? Ann Thorac Surg. 2018; 106(1):79-84.
  48. Tolis G Jr., Spencer PJ, Bloom JP, Melnitchouk S, D'Alessandro DA, Villavicencio MA, Sundt TM. Teaching operative cardiac surgery in the era of increasing patient complexity: Can it still be done? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 155(5):2058-2065.
  49. Ain DL, Albaghdadi M, Giri J, Abtahian F, Jaff MR, Rosenfield K, Roy N, Villavicencio-Theoduloz M, Sundt T, Weinberg I. Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation and outcomes in massive pulmonary embolism: Two eras at an urban tertiary care hospital Vasc Med. 2018; 23(1):60-64.
  50. Heng E.E., Axtell A.L., Fiedler A.G., Melnitchouk S., D'Alessandro D.A., Tolis G., Cudemus G.A., Astor T., Villavicencio. M.A. Preoperative Epidural Placement Provides Effective Analgesia Without Added Morbidity in Lung Transplantation J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):258.
  51. Villavicencio M.A., Axtell A.L., Fiedler A.G., Heng E.E., Kilmarx S.E., Roy N., Funamoto M., Astor T., Melnitchouk S.. Modified Surgical Technique of Normothermic Ex-Vivo Perfusion Reduces Cold Ischemic Time in Lung Transplantation During the EXPAND Trial J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):55. Epub 2019 Jan 01.
  52. Sommer W, Roy N, Kilmarx S.E, Titus J.S., Villavicencio MA, Stone J.R.. Hemodynamic and Functional Analysis of Human DCD Hearts Undergoing Normothermic Ex Vivo Perfusion J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 3(4):410.
  53. Osho A.A., Lamba N., Hirji S., Mulvihill M., Yerokun B., Bishawi M., Spencer P., Villavicencio-Theoduloz MA, Hartwig M. Preoperative Functional Independence and Employment Status Are Associated with Improved Long Term Survival After Lung Transplantation J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 36(4):96.
  54. Axtell A.L., Fiedler A.G., Heng E.E., Melnitchouk S., D'Alessandro D.A., Tolis G., Astor T., Raz Y., Neuringer I.P., Villavicencio M.A.. Rates of Primary Graft Dysfunction and Overall Survival Are Not Affected by the Laterality of the First Implanted Lung in Bilateral Lung Transplantation J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):258.
  55. Zern E.K., Rottkamp A.W, Halmlund H., Mora S.S, Sharma S, Roy N, Cudemus G, Shelton K, Villavicencio-Theoduloz MA, D'Alessandro D.A., Thomas S.S.. Mechanical Unloading Characteristics of the Impella 5.0 Axillary Pump Using a Hemodynamic-Echocardiographic Ramp Protocol J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):276-277.
  56. Roy N., Sommer W., Kilmarx S.E., Dudgeon U.J., Jodhan M.N., Camuso J.M., Villavicencio M.A., J.C. Madsen, S.R. James, D.A. D'Alessandro. Optimizing Perfusion of Human DCD Hearts in an Ex-Vivo System, and Histologic Assessment J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):228.
  57. Camuso J.M., Dunlap C., McGrath D., Nisraiyya B., Kilmarx S., Milley K., Stettner K., Villavicencio-Theoduloz MA., Thomas S., Lewis G., D'Alessandro D., Coglianese E.E.. Trends and Associations of Serial NT-proBNP Measured After Ventricular Assist Device Implantation J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):291-292.
  58. Villavicencio M.A., Axtell A.L., Fiedler A.G., . Heng E, Raz Y., . Neuringer I.P, Melnitchouk S.I., Tolis G., . D'Alessandro D.A, Astor T.A.. Impact of Carbon Dioxide Tension on Survival After Lung Transplantation for Pulmonary Fibrosis J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):33.
  59. Fiedler A.G., Axtell A.L., Heng E., Osho A., Melnitchouk S.I., D'Alessandro D.A., . Tolis G, Astor T., Raz Y., Neuringer I.P., Villavicencio M.A. Low Partial Pressures of Oxygen in Circulatory Death Donors is Associated with Decreased Survival in Lung Transplant Recipients J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):133.
  60. Osho A.A., Bishawi M., Hirji S., Mulvihill M., Axtell A., Melnitchouk S., D'Alessandro D., Astor T., Hartwig M., Villavicencio M.. Does Center Volume Affect Failure to Rescue Rates in Lung Transplantation? A U.S. Nationwide Analysis J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):456-457.
  61. Loor G., Warnecke G., Villavicencio M., Smith M., Kukreja J., Ardehali A., Hartwig M., Daneshmand M., Hertz M.. Results of the OCS Lung EXPAND International Trial Using Portable Normothermic OCS Lung Perfusion System (OCS) to Recruit and Evaluate Extended Criteria Donor (ECD) Lungs. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018; 37(4):147.
  62. Sihag S, Le B, Witkin AS, Rodriguez-Lopez JM, Villavicencio MA, Vlahakes GJ, Channick RN, Wright CD. Quantifying the learning curve for pulmonary thromboendarterectomy J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017; 28(1):121.
  63. Villavicencio MA, Larraín E, Larrea R, Peralta JP, Lim JS, Rojo P, Donoso E, Gajardo F, Hurtado M, Rossel V. Bridge to transplant or recovery in cardiogenic shock in a developing country Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2017; 25(2):105-112.
  64. Villavicencio MA, Larrain E, Rivera F, Melo J, Hurtado M, Mena P, Donoso E, Gajardo F. Transplantation in a Developing Country: Experience, Lessons Learned, and Obstacles in 81 Consecutives Cases J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015; 34(4):158.
  65. Villavicencio MA, Larrain E, Larrea R, Peralta J, Rossel V, Sung J, Rojo P, Hurtado M, Donoso E, Gajardo F. Heart Transplantation With Generic Immunosuppression: A Developing Country Experience J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015; 34(4):299.
  66. Villavicencio MA, Rossel V, Larrea R, Peralta JP, Larrain E, Lim JS, Donoso E, Gajardo F, Hurtado M. Medium-Term Circulatory Support for Cardiogenic Shock in a Developing Country: Do We Need a Long-Term Device? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015; 34(4):217.
  67. Bunster N, Villavicencio MA, Lim J, Donoso E, Gajardo F, Rossel V. First successful bridge to cardiac transplantation in Chile using the Heartmate II device. Report of one case Rev Med Chil. 2014; 142:521-545.
  68. Villavicencio MA, Rossel V, Larrea R, Peralta JP, Larraín E, Sung Lim J, Rojo P, Gajardo F, Donoso E, Hurtado M. Clinical experience with 53 consecutive heart transplants Rev Med Chil. 2013; 141(12):1499-1505.
  69. Lamy A, Devereaux PJ, Prabhakaran D, Taggart DP, Hu S, Paolasso E, Straka Z, Piegas LS, Akar AR, Jain AR, Noiseux N, Padmanabhan C, Bahamondes JC, Novick RJ, Vaijyanath P, Reddy SK, Tao L, Olavegogeascoechea PA, Airan B, Sulling TA, Whitlock RP, Ou Y, Pogue J, Chrolavicius S, Yusuf S, CORONARY Investigators. Effects of off-pump and on-pump coronary-artery bypass grafting at 1 year. N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 28; 368 (13):1179-88 Epub 2013 Mar 11
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  70. Lamy A, Devereaux PJ, Prabhakaran D, Taggart DP, Hu S, Paolasso E, Straka Z, Piegas LS, Akar AR, Jain AR, Noiseux N, Padmanabhan C, Bahamondes JC, Novick RJ, Vaijyanath P, Reddy S, Tao L, Olavegogeascoechea PA, Airan B, Sulling TA, Whitlock RP, Ou Y, Ng J, Chrolavicius S, Yusuf S, CORONARY Investigators. Off-pump or on-pump coronary-artery bypass grafting at 30 days. N Engl J Med. 2012 Apr 19; 366 (16):1489-97 Epub 2012 Mar 26
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  71. Bhatt DL, Cryer BL, Contant CF, Cohen M, Lanas A, Schnitzer TJ, Shook TL, Lapuerta P, Goldsmith MA, Laine L, Scirica BM, Murphy SA, Cannon CP, COGENT Investigators. Clopidogrel with or without omeprazole in coronary artery disease. N Engl J Med. 2010 Nov 11; 363 (20):1909-17 Epub 2010 Oct 06
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  72. Selman R, Kursbaum A, Ubilla M, Turner E, Espinoza C, Espinoza J, González R, Villavicencio M, Valladares E, Naranjo L, Oppliger E. Surgical Results Among 100 patients with type A Aortic Dissection. Retrospective Review Rev Med Chile. 2010; 138(8):982-987.
  73. Villavicencio MA, Larrea R, Larraín E, Turner F, Rivera J, Peralta JP, Reyes A, Muñoz P. Four-week Levitronix Centrimag® bridge-to-transplant for post myocardial infarction cardiogenic shock. A case report Rev Med Chile. 2010; 138:752-757.
  74. Van De Wauwer C, Villavicencio MA. Non-Utilization of Donor Organs for Non Medical Reasons – Impact on Patients Waiting for Heart and Lung Transplantation J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008; 27(2):223.
  75. Villavicencio MA, Dearani JA, Sundt TM III. Pericardiectomy for constrictive or recurrent inflammatory pericarditis. Oper. Tech. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2008; 13(1):2-13.
  76. Villavicencio MA, Sundt TM 3rd, Daly RC, Dearani JA, McGregor CG, Mullany CJ, Orszulak TA, Puga FJ, Schaff HV. Cardiac surgery in patients with body mass index of 50 or greater. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Apr; 83(4):1403-11.
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  77. Villavicencio MA, Orszulak TA, Sundt TM, Daly RC, Dearani JA, McGregor CG, Mullany CJ, Puga FJ, Zehr KJ, Schaff HV. Thoracic aorta false aneurysm: what surgical strategy should be recommended? Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Jul; 82(1):81-9; discussion 89.
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  78. Villavicencio MA, Turner E, Naranjo L. Aortic valve replacement with mechanical prosthesis at the Instituto Nacional del Torax Rev Med Chile. 2005; 133:1161-1172.
  79. Villavicencio MA, Garayar B, Irarrázaval MJ, Morán S, Zalaquett R, Becker P, Maturana G, Corbalán R, Castro P, Fernández M. Coronary surgery during the first 24 hours of evolution of myocardial infarction Rev Esp Cardiol. 2002; 55(2):135-142.
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