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Maher A. Baz, M.D.

  1. Critical Care Specialist
  2. Transplant Pulmonologist

Publicaciones

  1. Chacon-Alberty L, Kanchi RS, Shngbin Y, Hochman-Mendez C, Daoud D, Coarfa C, Li M, Grimm SL, Baz M, Rosas I, Loor G. Plasma protein biomarkers for primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation: a single-center cohort analysis Sci Rep. 2022; 12 (1)(16137).
  2. Mayer KP, Henning AN, Gaines KM, Cassity EP, Morris PE, Villasante Tezanos AG, Johnson CA, Lee JT, Baz M, Dupont-Versteegden EE. Physical Function Measured Prior to Lung Transplantation Is Associated With Posttransplant Patient Outcomes. Transplant Proc. 2021 Jan-Feb; 53 (1):288-295 Epub 2020 Sept 17
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  3. Annangi S, Rahman T, Nandavaram S, Gaurav K, Baz M, Maskey A. Direct 3-dimensional printing: A novel technology for customized airway stents. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Oct; 39(10):1164-1165. Epub 2020 Jun 07.
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  4. Timofte I, Tonelli A, Diaz-Abad M, Verceles A, Ladikos N, Iacono A, Terrin ML, Wijesinha M, Akindipe O, Baz M. Gait-speed and oxygen flow during six-minute walk test predicts mortality in patients with advanced lung disease. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2020 Feb 12; 90 (1)
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  5. Winstead RJ, Waldman G, Autry EB, Evans RA, Schadler A, Kays L, Baz M, Anstead MI, Shafii A, Goetz ME. Outcomes of Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis in the Setting of Extensively Drug-Resistant Organisms. Prog Transplant. 2019 Sep; 29 (3):220-224 Epub 2019 June 03
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  6. Harris DD 2nd, Shafii AE, Baz M, Tribble TA, Ferraris VA. Increased blood transfusion and its impact in patients having tracheostomy while on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Perfusion. 2019 Mar; 34 (2):143-146 Epub 2018 Aug 19
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  7. Ahmad O, Shafii AE, Mannino DM, Choate R, Baz MA. Impact of donor lung pathogenic bacteria on patient outcomes in the immediate post-transplant period. Transpl Infect Dis. 2018 Dec; 20(6):e12986. Epub 2018 Sep 21.
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  8. El-Husseini A, Aghil A, Ramirez J, Sawaya B, Rajagopalan N, Baz M, Mei X, Davenport DL, Gedaly R. Outcome of kidney transplant in primary, repeat, and kidney-after-nonrenal solid-organ transplantation: 15-year analysis of recent UNOS database. Clin Transplant. 2017 Nov; 31 (11) Epub 2017 Oct 16
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  9. Gelman AE, Fisher AJ, Huang HJ, Baz MA, Shaver CM, Egan TM, Mulligan MS. Report of the ISHLT Working Group on Primary Lung Graft Dysfunction Part III: Mechanisms: A 2016 Consensus Group Statement of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2017 Oct; 36 (10):1114-1120 Epub 2017 July 24
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  10. Shafii AE, Harris DD 2nd, Baz M. Clearance of Hepatitis C Virus Prior to Lung Transplantation: A Case Report. Transplant Proc. 2017 Sep; 49 (7):1682-1684
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  11. Hall DJ, Belli EV, Gregg JA, Salgado JC, Baz MA, Staples ED, Beaver TM, Machuca TN. Two Decades of Lung Retransplantation: A Single-Center Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr; 103(4):1076-1083. Epub 2016 Dec 22.
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  12. Whited LK, Latran MJ, Hashmi ZA, Wang IW, Wozniak TC, Duncan MD, Roe DW, Baz MA, Hage CA. Evaluation of Alemtuzumab Versus Basiliximab Induction: A Retrospective Cohort Study in Lung Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2015 Oct; 99 (10):2190-5
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  13. Kapila A, Baz MA, Valentine VG, Bhorade SM, AIRSAC investigators. Reliability of diagnostic criteria for bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation: a survey. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Jan; 34 (1):65-74 Epub 2014 Oct 07
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  14. Ghassemieh B, Ahya VN, Baz MA, Valentine VG, Arcasoy SM, Love RB, Seethamraju H, Alex CG, Bag R, DeOliveira NC, Vigneswaran WT, Charbeneau J, Garrity ER, Bhorade SM. Decreased incidence of cytomegalovirus infection with sirolimus in a post hoc randomized, multicenter study in lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Jul; 32(7):701-6. Epub 2013 May 07.
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  15. Bhorade SM, Husain AN, Liao C, Li LC, Ahya VN, Baz MA, Valentine VG, Love RB, Seethamraju H, Alex CG, Bag R, DeOliveira NC, Vigneswaran WT, Garrity ER, Arcasoy SM. Interobserver variability in grading transbronchial lung biopsy specimens after lung transplantation. Chest. 2013 Jun; 143(6):1717-1724.
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  16. Hall DJ, Baz M, Daniels MJ, Staples ED, Klodell CT, Moldawer LL, Beaver TM. Immediate postoperative inflammatory response predicts long-term outcome in lung-transplant recipients. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Oct; 15(4):603-7. Epub 2012 Jul 19.
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  17. Tonelli AR, Timofte I, Minai OA, Baz M, Akindipe O. Pulmonary hypertension before first and second lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2012 Sep-Oct; 26 (5):672-8 Epub 2012 Feb 10
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  18. Mubarak KK, Montes-Worboys A, Regev D, Nasreen N, Mohammed KA, Faruqi I, Hensel E, Baz MA, Akindipe OA, Fernandez-Bussy S, Nathan SD, Antony VB. Parenchymal trafficking of pleural mesothelial cells in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Eur Respir J. 2012 Jan; 39(1):133-40. Epub 2011 Jul 07.
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  19. Karimi A, Cobb JA, Staples ED, Baz MA, Beaver TM. Technical pearls for swine lung transplantation. J Surg Res. 2011 Nov; 171 (1):e107-11 Epub 2011 June 25
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  20. Pinney MF, Rosenberg AF, Hampp C, Schain D, Akindipe O, Baz M. Invasive fungal infections in lung transplant recipients not receiving routine systemic antifungal prophylaxis: 12-year experience at a university lung transplant center. Pharmacotherapy. 2011 Jun; 31 (6):537-45
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  21. Fernández-Bussy S, Majid A, Caviedes I, Akindipe O, Baz M, Jantz M. Treatment of airway complications following lung transplantation. Arch Bronconeumol. 2011 Mar; 47(3):128-33. Epub 2011 Feb 18.
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  22. Ahya VN, McShane PJ, Baz MA, Valentine VG, Arcasoy SM, Love RB, Seethamraju H, Garrity E, Alex CG, Bag R, DeOliveira NC, Vigneswaran WT, Charbeneau J, Krishnan JA, Durazo-Arvizu R, Norwick L, Bhorade S. Increased risk of venous thromboembolism with a sirolimus-based immunosuppression regimen in lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Feb; 30(2):175-81. Epub 2010 Oct 13.
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  23. Bhorade S, Ahya VN, Baz MA, Valentine VG, Arcasoy SM, Love RB, Seethamraju H, Alex CG, Bag R, Deoliveira NC, Husain A, Vigneswaran WT, Charbeneau J, Krishnan JA, Durazo-Arvizu R, Norwick L, Garrity E. Comparison of sirolimus with azathioprine in a tacrolimus-based immunosuppressive regimen in lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Feb 01; 183(3):379-87. Epub 2010 Sep 10.
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  24. Martin AD, Smith BK, Davenport PD, Harman E, Gonzalez-Rothi RJ, Baz M, Layon AJ, Banner MJ, Caruso LJ, Deoghare H, Huang TT, Gabrielli A. Inspiratory muscle strength training improves weaning outcome in failure to wean patients: a randomized trial. Crit Care. 2011; 15 (2):R84 Epub 2011 Mar 07
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  25. Tonelli AR, Fernandez-Bussy S, Lodhi S, Akindipe OA, Carrie RD, Hamilton K, Mubarak K, Baz MA. Prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in end-stage cystic fibrosis and correlation with survival. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Aug; 29(8):865-72. Epub 2010 May 13.
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  26. Akindipe OA, Fernandez-Bussy S, Staples ED, Baz MA. Discrepancies between clinical and autopsy diagnoses in lung transplant recipients. Clin Transplant. 2010 Sep-Oct; 24(5):610-4.
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  27. Eagan C, Keller CA, Baz MA, Thibault M. Effects of administration of intravenous naloxone on gas exchange in brain-dead lung donors. Prog Transplant. 2009 Sep; 19(3):267-71.
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  28. Fernandez-Bussy S, Akindipe O, Kulkarni V, Swafford W, Baz M, Jantz MA. Clinical experience with a new removable tracheobronchial stent in the management of airway complications after lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Jul; 28(7):683-8. Epub 2009 May 06.
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  29. Nasreen N, Mohammed KA, Mubarak KK, Baz MA, Akindipe OA, Fernandez-Bussy S, Antony VB. Pleural mesothelial cell transformation into myofibroblasts and haptotactic migration in response to TGF-beta1 in vitro. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2009 Jul; 297(1):L115-24. Epub 2009 May 01.
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  30. Akindipe O, Fernandez-Bussy S, Jantz M, Lu L, Deem A, Swafford W, Staples E, Baz M. Obliterative bronchiolitis in lung allografts removed at retransplant for intractable airway problems. Respirology. 2009 May; 14(4):601-5. Epub 2009 Mar 25.
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  31. Akindipe O, Fernandez-Bussy S, Staples ED, Baz M. Late unilateral pulmonary edema in single lung transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Sep; 27(9):1055-8. Epub 2008 Jul 21.
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  32. Patel JM, Hu H, Lu L, Deem A, Akindipe O, Brantly M, Block ER, Antony VB, Baz MA. Thioredoxin as a biomarker for graft rejection in lung transplant recipients. Biomarkers. 2008 Aug; 13 (5):486-95
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  33. Filichia LA, Baz MA, Cendan JC. Simultaneous fundoplication and gastric stimulation in a lung transplant recipient with gastroparesis and reflux. JSLS. 2008 Jul-Sep; 12 (3):303-5
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  34. Akindipe O, Fernandez-Bussy S, Baz M, Staples ED. Intraoperative contralateral pneumothorax during single-lung transplantation. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Jun; 56(6):302-5. Epub 2008 Jun 18.
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  35. Rodrigue JR, Baz MA. Waiting for lung transplantation: quality of life, mood, caregiving strain and benefit, and social intimacy of spouses. Clin Transplant. 2007 Nov-Dec; 21 (6):722-7
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  36. Akindipe OA, Fernandez-Bussy S, Staples E, Baz MA. Left pneumonectomy in a patient with a chronically infected allograft. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Oct; 26(10):1072-4.
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  37. Clancy CJ, Jaber RA, Leather HL, Wingard JR, Staley B, Wheat LJ, Cline CL, Rand KH, Schain D, Baz M, Nguyen MH. Bronchoalveolar lavage galactomannan in diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis among solid-organ transplant recipients. J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Jun; 45 (6):1759-65 Epub 2007 Apr 11
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  38. Braith RW, Conner JA, Fulton MN, Lisor CF, Casey DP, Howe KS, Baz MA. Comparison of alendronate vs alendronate plus mechanical loading as prophylaxis for osteoporosis in lung transplant recipients: a pilot study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Feb; 26(2):132-7.
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  39. Rodrigue JR, Widows MR, Baz MA. Caregivers of lung transplant candidates: do they benefit when the patient is receiving psychological services? Prog Transplant. 2006 Dec; 16 (4):336-42
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  40. Mathur A, Baz M, Staples ED, Bonnell M, Speckman JM, Hess PJ Jr, Klodell CT, Knauf DG, Moldawer LL, Beaver TM. Cytokine profile after lung transplantation: correlation with allograft injury. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 May; 81(5):1844-9; discussion 1849-50.
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  41. Rodrigue JR, Baz MA. Are there sex differences in health-related quality of life after lung transplantation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Jan; 25 (1):120-5 Epub 2005 Dec 09
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  42. Rodrigue JR, Baz MA, Widows MR, Ehlers SL. A randomized evaluation of quality-of-life therapy with patients awaiting lung transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2005 Oct; 5(10):2425-32.
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  43. Zander DS, Baz MA, Cogle CR, Visner GA, Theise ND, Crawford JM. Bone marrow-derived stem-cell repopulation contributes minimally to the Type II pneumocyte pool in transplanted human lungs. Transplantation. 2005 Jul 27; 80 (2):206-12
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  44. Rodrigue JR, Baz MA, Kanasky WF Jr, MacNaughton KL. Does lung transplantation improve health-related quality of life? The University of Florida experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Jun; 24 (6):755-63
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  45. Curran WD, Akindipe O, Staples ED, Baz MA. Lung transplantation for primary pulmonary hypertension and Eisenmenger's syndrome. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2005 Mar-Apr; 20(2):124-32.
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  46. Smith WD, Hatton RC, Fann AL, Baz MA, Kaplan B. Evaluation of drug interaction software to identify alerts for transplant medications. Ann Pharmacother. 2005 Jan; 39 (1):45-50 Epub 2004 Dec 14
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  47. Mitchell MJ, Baz MA, Fulton MN, Lisor CF, Braith RW. Resistance training prevents vertebral osteoporosis in lung transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2003 Aug 15; 76 (3):557-62
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  48. Kanasky WF Jr, Anton SD, Rodrigue JR, Perri MG, Szwed T, Baz MA. Impact of body weight on long-term survival after lung transplantation. Chest. 2002 Feb; 121 (2):401-6
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  49. Zander DS, Baz MA, Visner GA, Staples ED, Donnelly WH, Faro A, Scornik JC. Analysis of early deaths after isolated lung transplantation. Chest. 2001 Jul; 120(1):225-32.
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  50. Palmer SM, Baz MA, Sanders L, Miralles AP, Lawrence CM, Rea JB, Zander DS, Edwards LJ, Staples ED, Tapson VF, Davis RD. Results of a randomized, prospective, multicenter trial of mycophenolate mofetil versus azathioprine in the prevention of acute lung allograft rejection. Transplantation. 2001 Jun 27; 71(12):1772-6.
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  51. Baz MA, Palmer SM, Staples ED, Greer DG, Tapson VF, Davis DD. Lung transplantation after long-term mechanical ventilation : results and 1-year follow-up. Chest. 2001 Jan; 119(1):224-7.
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  52. Rodrigue JR, Kanasky WF, Marhefka SL, Perri MG, Baz MA. A psychometric normative database for pre-lung transplantation evaluations: The Florida cohort 1994-1997 J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2001; 8:229-36.
  53. Okun MS, Nadeau SE, Baz MA. Lung transplants and paradoxical cerebral emboli. Transplantation. 2000 Dec 27; 70 (12):1805-6
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  54. Scornik JC, Zander DS, Baz MA, Donnelly WH, Staples ED. Susceptibility of lung transplants to preformed donor-specific HLA antibodies as detected by flow cytometry. Transplantation. 1999 Nov 27; 68(10):1542-6.
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  55. Zander DS, Baz MA, Massey JK. Patterns and significance of CD44 expression in lung allografts. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1999 Jul; 18 (7):646-53
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  56. International guidelines for the selection of lung transplant candidates. The American Society for Transplant Physicians (ASTP)/American Thoracic Society(ATS)/European Respiratory Society(ERS)/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation(ISHLT). Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1998 Jul; 158 (1):335-9
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  57. Baz MA, Ghio AJ, Roggli VL, Tapson VF, Piantadosi CA. Iron accumulation in lung allografts after transplantation. Chest. 1997 Aug; 112 (2):435-9
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  58. Baz MA, Layish DT, Govert JA, Howell DN, Lawrence CM, Davis RD, Tapson VF. Diagnostic yield of bronchoscopies after isolated lung transplantation. Chest. 1996 Jul; 110 (1):84-8
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  59. Kanj SS, Welty-Wolf K, Madden J, Tapson V, Baz MA, Davis RD, Perfect JR. Fungal infections in lung and heart-lung transplant recipients. Report of 9 cases and review of the literature. Medicine (Baltimore). 1996 May; 75 (3):142-56
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  60. Baz MA, Tapson VF, Roggli VL, Van Trigt P, Piantadosi CA. Glutathione depletion in epithelial lining fluid of lung allograft patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Feb; 153 (2):742-6
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  61. Baz MA, Sharara AI. The clinical significance of spontaneous pneumobilia. N C Med J. 1995 Aug; 56 (8):398-400
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  62. Baz MA, Kussin PS, Van Trigt P, Davis RD, Roggli VL, Tapson VF. Recurrence of diffuse panbronchiolitis after lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1995 Mar; 151 (3 Pt 1):895-8
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