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William S Pierce

TitleProfessor Emeritus
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
DepartmentSurgery
Address500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
Mailbox: MB163
Phone7175318328
Fax7175314464

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PREFERRED TITLE/ROLE:

Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Surgery

EDUCATION:

M.D.


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  1. Undar A, Wang S, Palanzo D, Weaver B, Pekkan K, Agirbasli M, Zahn JD, Luciani GB, Clark JB, Wilson RP, Kunselman AR, Sano S, Belli E, Pierce WS, Myers JL. Outcomes of the ninth international conference on pediatric mechanical circulatory support systems and pediatric cardiopulmonary perfusion. Artif Organs. 2014 Jan; 38(1):5-10.
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  2. Ündar A, Akçevin A, Alkan-Bozkaya T, Bakir I, Pauliks L, Palanzo D, Durandy Y, Ersayin-Kantas H, Ravishankar C, Gruenwald CE, Sandica E, Sun K, Türköz R, Pekkan K, Ceyran H, Weaver B, Pierce WS, Myers JL. Outcomes of the Eighth International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion. Artif Organs. 2013 Jan; 37(1):1-9.
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  3. Weiss WJ, Carney EL, Clark JB, Peterson R, Cooper TK, Nifong TP, Siedlecki CA, Hicks D, Doxtater B, Lukic B, Yeager E, Reibson J, Cysyk J, Rosenberg G, Pierce WS. Chronic in vivo testing of the Penn State infant ventricular assist device. ASAIO J. 2012 Jan-Feb; 58(1):65-72.
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  4. Pierce WS. An odyssey in mechanical circulatory support. Artif Organs. 2011 Feb; 35(2):102-4.
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  5. Undar A, Ungerleider RM, Giacomuzzi C, Duncan BW, Rosenberg G, Pierce WS, Waldhausen JA, Myers JL. Fourth International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion. ASAIO J. 2008 Sep-Oct; 54(5):445-6.
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  6. Zapanta CM, Snyder AJ, Weiss WJ, Cleary TJ, Reibson JD, Rawhouser MA, Lewis JP, Pierce WS, Rosenberg G. Durability testing of a completely implantable electric total artificial heart. ASAIO J. 2005 May-Jun; 51(3):214-23.
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  7. Undar A, Zapanta CM, Reibson JD, Souba M, Lukic B, Weiss WJ, Snyder AJ, Kunselman AR, Pierce WS, Rosenberg G, Myers JL. Precise quantification of pressure flow waveforms of a pulsatile ventricular assist device. ASAIO J. 2005 Jan-Feb; 51(1):56-9.
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  8. Hoenicke EM, Strange RG, Weiss WJ, Snyder AJ, Rawhouser MA, Rosenberg G, Prophet GA, Pae WE, Sun BC, Pierce WS. Modifications in surgical implantation of the Penn State electric total artificial heart. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Mar; 71(3 Suppl):S150-5; discussion S183-4.
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  9. Mehta SM, Pae WE, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Weiss WJ, Lewis JP, Frank DJ, Thompson JJ, Pierce WS. The LionHeart LVD-2000: a completely implanted left ventricular assist device for chronic circulatory support. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Mar; 71(3 Suppl):S156-61; discussion S183-4.
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  10. Mehta SM, Weiss WJ, Snyder AJ, Prophet GA, Pae WE, Rosenberg G, Pierce WS. Testing of a 50 cc stroke volume completely implantable artificial heart: expanding chronic mechanical circulatory support to women, adolescents, and small stature men. ASAIO J. 2000 Nov-Dec; 46(6):779-82.
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  11. Weiss WJ, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Pierce WS, Pae WE, Kuroda H, Rawhouser MA, Felder G, Reibson JD, Cleary TJ, Ford SK, Marlotte JA, Nazarian RA, Hicks DL. Steady state hemodynamic and energetic characterization of the Penn State/3M Health Care Total Artificial Heart. ASAIO J. 1999 May-Jun; 45(3):189-93.
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  12. Hopper KD, Gilchrist IC, Landis JR, Localio AR, Wilson RP, Pae WE, Kunselman AR, Griffith JW, Pierce WS, Potok PS, TenHave TR. Detection of Björk-Shiley convexo-concave heart valve outlet strut single leg separations: consensus image acquisition and interpretation using two different cineradiographic imaging technologies. Cardiology. 1999; 91(2):96-101.
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  13. Kawaguchi O, Pae WE, Daily BB, Pierce WS. Ventriculoarterial coupling with intra-aortic balloon pump in acute ischemic heart failure. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1999 Jan; 117(1):164-71.
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  14. Kuroda H, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Weiss WJ, Rawhouser M, Prophet GA, Stephenson E, Pae WJ, Pierce WS. Postoperative pulmonary complications in calves after implantation of an electric total artificial heart. ASAIO J. 1998 Sep-Oct; 44(5):M613-8.
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  15. Hopper KD, Gilchrist IC, Landis JR, Abolfathi AH, Localio AR, Wilson RP, Pae WE, Kunselman AR, Wieting DW, Griffith JW, Pierce WS, Potok PS, TenHave TR, Chandler JG. In vivo accuracy of two radiographic systems in the detection of Björk-Shiley convexo-concave heart valve outlet strut single leg separations. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1998 Mar; 115(3):582-90.
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  16. Mehta SM, Boehmer JP, Pae WE, Aufiero TX, Davis D, Pierce WS. Bridging to transplant. Equal extended survival for patients undergoing LVAD support when compared with long-term medical management. ASAIO J. 1996 Sep-Oct; 42(5):M406-10.
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  17. Zapanta CM, Stinebring DR, Sneckenberger DS, Deutsch S, Geselowitz DB, Tarbell JM, Synder AJ, Rosenberg G, Weiss WJ, Pae WE, Pierce WS. In vivo observation of cavitation on prosthetic heart valves. ASAIO J. 1996 Sep-Oct; 42(5):M550-5.
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  18. Weiss WJ, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Rawhouser M, Pierce WS, Kusagawa H, Mehta S, Prophet GA, Marlotte JA, Nazarian RA, Ford SK, Hicks DL. Recent improvements in a completely implanted total artificial heart. ASAIO J. 1996 Sep-Oct; 42(5):M342-6.
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  19. Mehta SM, Aufiero TX, Pae WE, Miller CA, Pierce WS. Results of mechanical ventricular assistance for the treatment of post cardiotomy cardiogenic shock. ASAIO J. 1996 May-Jun; 42(3):211-8.
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  20. Pierce WS, Sapirstein JS, Pae WE. Total artificial heart: from bridge to transplantation to permanent use. Ann Thorac Surg. 1996 Jan; 61(1):342-6.
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  21. Kawaguchi O, Pae WE, Daily WB, Sapirstein JS, Pierce WS. Left ventricular mechanoenergetics during asynchronous left atrial-to-aortic bypass. Effects of pumping rate on cardiac workload and myocardial oxygen consumption. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1995 Sep; 110(3):793-9.
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  22. Mehta SM, Aufiero TX, Pae WE, Miller CA, Pierce WS. Mechanical ventricular assistance: an economical and effective means of treating end-stage heart disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 1995 Aug; 60(2):284-90; discussion 290-1.
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  23. Sapirstein JS, Pae WE, Aufiero TX, Boehmer JP, Pierce WS. Long-term left ventricular assist device use before transplantation. ASAIO J. 1995 Jul-Sep; 41(3):M530-4.
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  24. Mehta SM, Aufiero TX, Pae WE, Miller CA, Pierce WS. Combined Registry for the Clinical Use of Mechanical Ventricular Assist Pumps and the Total Artificial Heart in conjunction with heart transplantation: sixth official report--1994. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1995 May-Jun; 14(3):585-93.
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  25. Billy GG, Miller CA, Pallone MN, Donachy JH, Pierce WS. Hemolytic differences among artificial cardiac valves used in a ventricular assist pump. Artif Organs. 1995 Apr; 19(4):339-43.
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  26. Kawaguchi O, Sapirstein JS, Daily WB, Pae WE, Pierce WS. Linear end-systolic pressure-volume relationship during pulsatile left ventricular bypass represents native heart function. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1995 Apr; 109(4):780-6.
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  27. al-Mondhiry H, Pae WE, Pierce WS. Evaluation of the fibrinolytic system in calves implanted with an artificial heart and ventricular assist device. ASAIO J. 1995 Jan-Mar; 41(1):95-9.
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  28. Pae WE, Aufiero TX, Weldner PW, Miller CA, Pierce WS. Aprotinin therapy for insertion of ventricular assist devices for staged heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1994 Sep-Oct; 13(5):811-6.
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  29. Sapirstein JS, Pae WE, Rosenberg G, Pierce WS. The development of permanent circulatory support systems. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1994 Jul; 6(3):188-94.
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  30. Ducko CT, McGregor ML, Rosenberg G, Pierce WS. The effect of valve type and drive line dP/dt on hemolysis in the pneumatic ventricular assist device. Artif Organs. 1994 Jun; 18(6):454-60.
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  31. Kawaguchi O, Sapirstein JS, Daily WB, Pae WE, Pierce WS. Left ventricular mechanics during synchronous left atrial-aortic bypass. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1994 Jun; 107(6):1503-11.
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  32. Reibson JD, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Cleary TJ, Donachy JH, Felder G, Pierce WS. An annular compliance chamber for the Pennsylvania State University electric total artificial heart. ASAIO J. 1993 Jul-Sep; 39(3):M415-8.
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  33. Weiss WJ, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Donachy J, Reibson J, Kawaguchi O, Sapirstein JS, Pae WE, Pierce WS. A completely implanted left ventricular assist device. Chronic in vivo testing. ASAIO J. 1993 Jul-Sep; 39(3):M427-32.
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  34. Pierce WS, Snyder AJ, Rosenberg G, Weiss WJ, Pae WE, Waldhausen JA. A long-term ventricular assist system. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1993 Mar; 105(3):520-4.
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  35. Pae WE, Miller CA, Matthews Y, Pierce WS. Ventricular assist devices for postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock. A combined registry experience. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1992 Sep; 104(3):541-52; discussion 552-3.
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  36. Pierce WS. The 1991 Hastings Lecture. The artificial heart: paths, progress and patience. Artif Organs. 1992 Jun; 16(3):314-9.
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  37. al-Mondhiry H, Pae WE, Miller CA, Pierce WS. Platelet and fibrinogen survival in calves implanted with artificial heart and ventricular assist device--correlation with autopsy findings. Thromb Haemost. 1992 Apr 2; 67(4):413-6.
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  38. Snyder AJ, Rosenberg G, Pierce WS. Noninvasive control of cardiac output for alternately ejecting dual-pusherplate pumps. Artif Organs. 1992 Apr; 16(2):189-94.
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  39. al-Mondhiry H, Pae WE, Rosenberg G, Pierce WS. Hematologic and hemostatic complications associated with long-term use of total artificial heart: clinical and experimental observations. Artif Organs. 1992 Feb; 16(1):83-9.
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  40. Oaks TE, Pae WE, Miller CA, Pierce WS. Combined Registry for the Clinical Use of Mechanical Ventricular Assist Pumps and the Total Artificial Heart in Conjunction with Heart Transplantation: Fifth Official Report--1990. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1991 Sep-Oct; 10(5 Pt 1):621-5.
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  41. Snyder A, Rosenberg G, Weiss W, Pierce W, Pae W, Marlotte J, Nazarian R, Ford S. A completely implantable total artificial heart system. ASAIO Trans. 1991 Jul-Sep; 37(3):M237-8.
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  42. Miller CA, Pae WE, Pierce WS. Combined Registry for the Clinical Use of Mechanical Ventricular Assist Pumps and the Total Artificial Heart in conjunction with heart transplantation: fourth official report--1989. J Heart Transplant. 1990 Sep-Oct; 9(5):453-8.
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  43. Pierce WS, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Pae WE, Donachy JH, Waldhausen JA. An electric artificial heart for clinical use. Ann Surg. 1990 Sep; 212(3):339-43; discussion 343-4.
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  44. Wisman CB, Pierce WS, Donachy JH, Landis DL, Jurmann MJ, Waldhausen JA. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of a right ventricular assist device. ASAIO Trans. 1990 Jul-Sep; 36(3):M376-9.
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  45. Greiner AS, Skeehan TM, Larach DR, Schuler HG, Pierce WS. Vascular responses to dopamine and dobutamine in the awake calf during constant aortic flow or constant aortic pressure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1990 Mar; 15(3):392-7.
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  46. Weiss WJ, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Cleary TJ, Gaumond RP, Geselowitz DB, Pierce WS. Permanent circulatory support systems at the Pennsylvania State University. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1990 Feb; 37(2):138-45.
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  47. Miller CA, Pae WE, Pierce WS. Combined registry for the clinical use of mechanical ventricular assist devices. Postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock. ASAIO Trans. 1990 Jan-Mar; 36(1):43-6.
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  48. High KM, Hensley FA, Campbell D, Pierce WS, Kaplan JA. Case conference 5--1989. A 39-year-old female admitted for mitral valve surgery and myocardial revascularization. J Cardiothorac Anesth. 1989 Oct; 3(5):643-53.
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  49. al-Mondhiry H, Pierce WS. Hemostatic abnormalities in two patients implanted with total artificial hearts. Artif Organs. 1989 Oct; 13(5):464-9.
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  50. Pierce WS, Pae WE, Myers JL, Waldhausen JA. Cardiac surgery: a glimpse into the future. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1989 Aug; 14(2):265-75.
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  51. al-Mondhiry H, Pae W, Rosenberg G, Pierce W. Hematologic abnormalities and thromboembolic complications in calves implanted with pneumatic artificial hearts. Long-term studies and autopsy findings. ASAIO Trans. 1989 Jul-Sep; 35(3):238-41.
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  52. Weiss WJ, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Pae WE, Richenbacher WE, Pierce WS. In vivo performance of a transcutaneous energy transmission system with the Penn State motor driven ventricular assist device. ASAIO Trans. 1989 Jul-Sep; 35(3):284-8.
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  53. Pae WE, Miller CA, Pierce WS. Combined registry for the clinical use of mechanical ventricular assist pumps and the total artificial heart: third official report--1988. J Heart Transplant. 1989 Jul-Aug; 8(4):277-80.
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  54. Jurmann MJ, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Weiss W, Donachy JH, Pierce WS. In vivo determinants of energy consumption in electric motor driven artificial hearts. ASAIO Trans. 1989 Jul-Sep; 35(3):745-7.
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  55. Davis PK, Parascandola SA, Miller CA, Campbell DB, Myers JL, Pae WE, Pierce WS, Wisman CB, Waldhausen JA. Mortality of coronary artery bypass grafting before and after the advent of angioplasty. Ann Thorac Surg. 1989 Apr; 47(4):493-7; discussion 497-8.
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  56. Oaks TE, Wisman CB, Pae WE, Pennock JL, Burg J, Pierce WS. Results of mechanical circulatory assistance before heart transplantation. J Heart Transplant. 1989 Mar-Apr; 8(2):113-5.
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  57. Davis PK, Pae WE, Pierce WS. Toward an implantable artificial heart. Experimental and clinical experience at The Pennsylvania State University. Invest Radiol. 1989 Jan; 24(1):81-7.
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  58. Pae WE, Pierce WS. Combined registry for the clinical use of mechanical ventricular assist pumps and the total artificial heart: second official report--1987. J Heart Transplant. 1989 Jan-Feb; 8(1):1-4.
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  59. Davis PK, Rosenberg G, Snyder AJ, Pierce WS. Current status of permanent total artificial hearts. Ann Thorac Surg. 1989 Jan; 47(1):172-8.
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  60. Pae WE, Pierce WS, Myers JL, Wisman CB, Campbell DB, Waldhausen JA. Staged cardiac transplantation. Total artificial heart or ventricular-assist pump? Circulation. 1988 Nov; 78(5 Pt 2):III66-72.
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  61. Parascandola SA, Pae WE, Davis PK, Miller CA, Pierce WS, Waldhausen JA. Determinants of survival in patients with ventricular assist devices. ASAIO Trans. 1988 Jul-Sep; 34(3):222-8.
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  62. Magovern JA, Prophet GA, Pae WE, Pierce WS. A permanent arterial access system. ASAIO Trans. 1988 Jul-Sep; 34(3):460-2.
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  63. Oaks TE, Pae WE, Pennock JL, Myers JL, Pierce WS. Aortic rupture caused by fungal aortitis: successful management after heart transplantation. J Heart Transplant. 1988 Mar-Apr; 7(2):162-4.
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  64. Oaks TE, Pae WE, Rosenberg G, Pennock JL, Pierce WS. The use of a paracorporeal ventricular assist device as a bridge to cardiac transplantation. ASAIO Trans. 1987 Jul-Sep; 33(3):408-12.
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  65. Pae WE, Rosenberg G, Pierce WS. Experimental and clinical experience with the Pennsylvania State University total artificial heart. Life Support Syst. 1987 Jul-Sep; 5(3):259-65.
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  66. Aufiero TX, Magovern JA, Rosenberg G, Pae WE, Donachy JH, Pierce WS. Long-term survival with a pneumatic artificial heart. ASAIO Trans. 1987 Jul-Sep; 33(3):157-61.
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  67. Tsach U, Geselowitz DB, Sinha A, Tirinato J, Hsu HK, Rosenberg G, Pierce WS. Minimum power consumption of the electric ventricular assist device through the design of an optimal output controller. ASAIO Trans. 1987 Jul-Sep; 33(3):714-9.
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  68. Larach DR, Hensley FA, Martin DE, High KM, Pierce WS. Systemic vascular response to anesthetic induction in an artificial heart patient with fixed cardiac output. J Cardiothorac Anesth. 1987 Jun; 1(3):225-8.
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  69. Jorge E, Pae WE, Pierce WS. Left heart and biventricular bypass. Crit Care Clin. 1986 Apr; 2(2):267-75.
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  70. Richenbacher WE, Pennock JL, Pae WE, Pierce WS. Artificial heart implantation for end-stage cardiac disease. J Card Surg. 1986 Mar; 1(1):3-12.
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  71. Pierce WS, Donachy JH, Landis DL, Brighton JA, Rosenberg G, Migliore JJ, Prophet GA, White WJ, Waldhausen JA. Prolonged mechanical support of the left ventricle. Circulation. 1978 Sep; 58(3 Pt 2):I133-46.
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  72. Pierce WS, Waldhausen JA, Berman W, Whitman V. Late results of the subclavian flap procedure in infants with coarctation of the thoracic aorta. Circulation. 1978 Sep; 58(3 Pt 2):I78-82.
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