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John Myers

TitleProfessor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
DepartmentPediatrics
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033
Phone7175312050

 Overview 
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PREFERRED TITLE/ROLE:

Director of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

EDUCATION:

Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1985)
Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (1985)
Residency, Surgery, General, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (1983)
M.D., Indiana University, School of Medicine (1977)


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  1. Ündar A, Wang S, Palanzo DA, Wise RK, Woitas K, Baer LD, Kunselman AR, Song J, Alkan-Bozkaya T, Akcevin A, Spencer S, Agirbasli M, Clark JB, Myers JL. Impact of Pulsatile Flow on Vital Organ Recovery During Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Neonates and Infants. Artif Organs. 2016 Jan; 40(1):14-8.
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  2. DeJarnett N, Yeager R, Conklin DJ, Lee J, O'Toole TE, McCracken J, Abplanalp W, Srivastava S, Riggs DW, Hamzeh I, Wagner S, Chugh A, DeFilippis A, Ciszewski T, Wyatt B, Becher C, Higdon D, Ramos KS, Tollerud DJ, Myers JA, Rai SN, Shah J, Zafar N, Krishnasamy SS, Prabhu SD, Bhatnagar A. Residential Proximity to Major Roadways Is Associated With Increased Levels of AC133+ Circulating Angiogenic Cells. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Nov; 35(11):2468-77.
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  3. Schubert SA, Myers JL, Kunselman AR, Clark JB. Early outcomes of pulmonary valve replacement with the mitroflow bovine pericardial bioprosthesis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 May; 99(5):1692-8; discussion 1698-9.
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  4. Agirbasli M, Song J, Lei F, Wang S, Kunselman AR, Clark JB, Myers JL, Ündar A. Apolipoprotein E levels in pediatric patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Artif Organs. 2015 Jan; 39(1):28-33.
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  5. Ündar 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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  6. Agirbasli MA, Song J, Lei F, Wang S, Kunselman AR, Clark JB, Myers JL, Ündar A. Comparative effects of pulsatile and nonpulsatile flow on plasma fibrinolytic balance in pediatric patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Artif Organs. 2014 Jan; 38(1):28-33.
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  7. Saini AP, Wolfe LT, Millington KA, Myers JL, Clark JB. Occult coronary ostial obstruction late after arterial switch operation. J Card Surg. 2013 May; 28(3):308-11.
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  8. 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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  9. Adams EE, Davidson WR, Swallow NA, Nickolaus MJ, Myers JL, Clark JB. Long-term results of the subclavian flap repair for coarctation of the aorta in infants. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2013 Jan; 4(1):13-8.
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  10. Ündar A, Akçevin A, Pauliks LB, Palanzo D, Durandy Y, Myers JL. Welcome to the 8th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems & Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion. Artif Organs. 2012 May; 36(5):460-2.
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  11. Pauliks LB, Brian Clark J, Rogerson A, DiPietro A, Myers JL, Cyran SE. Exercise stress echocardiography after childhood Ross surgery: functional outcome in 26 patients from a single institution. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Jun; 33(5):797-801.
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  12. Clark JB, Barnes ML, Undar A, Myers JL. Multimodality neuromonitoring for pediatric cardiac surgery: our approach and a critical appraisal of the available evidence. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2012 Jan 1; 3(1):87-95.
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  13. Umstead TM, Lu CJ, Freeman WM, Myers JL, Clark JB, Thomas NJ, Icitovic N, Chinchilli VM, Undar A, Phelps DS. The kinetics of cardiopulmonary bypass: a dual-platform proteomics study of plasma biomarkers in pediatric patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Artif Organs. 2012 Jan; 36(1):E1-20.
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  14. Undar A, Ravishankar C, Gaynor JW, Baer LD, Clark JB, Wernowsky G, Myers JL. Outcomes of the Seventh International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion and Second Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Support. Artif Organs. 2011 Nov; 35(11):975-82.
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  15. Qiu F, Lu CK, Palanzo D, Baer LD, Myers JL, Undar A. Hemodynamic evaluation of the Avalon Elite bi-caval dual lumen cannulae. Artif Organs. 2011 Nov; 35(11):1048-51.
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  16. Su XW, Guan Y, Barnes M, Clark JB, Myers JL, Undar A. Improved cerebral oxygen saturation and blood flow pulsatility with pulsatile perfusion during pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass. Pediatr Res. 2011 Aug; 70(2):181-5.
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  17. Qiu F, Talor J, Zahn J, Pauliks L, Kunselman AR, Palanzo D, Baer L, Woitas K, Wise R, McCoach R, Weaver B, Carney E, Haines N, Uluer MC, Aran K, Sasso LA, Alkan-Bozkaya T, Akcevin A, Guan Y, Wang S, Agirbasli M, Clark JB, Myers JL, Undar A. Translational research in pediatric extracorporeal life support systems and cardiopulmonary bypass procedures: 2011 update. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2011 Jul 1; 2(3):476-81.
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  18. Clark JB, Pauliks LB, Rogerson A, Kunselman AR, Myers JL. The Ross operation in children and young adults: a fifteen-year, single-institution experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun; 91(6):1936-41; discussion 1941-2.
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  19. Clark JB, Pauliks LB, Myers JL, Undar A. Mechanical circulatory support for end-stage heart failure in repaired and palliated congenital heart disease. Curr Cardiol Rev. 2011 May; 7(2):102-9.
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  20. Undar A, Ravishankar C, Gaynor WJ, Baer LD, Clark JB, Wernowsky G, Myers JL. Welcome to the Seventh International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion. Artif Organs. 2011 Apr; 35(4):361-2.
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  21. Clark JB, Guan Y, McCoach R, Kunselman AR, Myers JL, Undar A. An investigational study of minimum rotational pump speed to avoid retrograde flow in three centrifugal blood pumps in a pediatric extracorporeal life support model. Perfusion. 2011 May; 26(3):185-90.
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  22. Clark JB, Qiu F, Guan Y, Woitas KR, Myers JL, Undar A. Microemboli detection and classification during pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2011 Jan; 2(1):111-4.
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  23. Palanzo D, Qiu F, Baer L, Clark JB, Myers JL, Undar A. Evolution of the extracorporeal life support circuitry. Artif Organs. 2010 Nov; 34(11):869-73.
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  24. Qiu F, Uluer MC, Kunselman A, Clark JB, Myers JL, Undar A. Impact of tubing length on hemodynamics in a simulated neonatal extracorporeal life support circuit. Artif Organs. 2010 Nov; 34(11):1003-9.
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  25. McCoach R, Weaver B, Carney E, Clark JB, Pauliks L, Guan Y, Qiu F, Chang D, Reed-Thurston D, Myers JL, Ündar A. Pediatric extracorporeal life support systems: education and training at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Artif Organs. 2010 Nov; 34(11):1023-6.
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  26. Agirbasli M, Nguyen ML, Win K, Kunselman AR, Clark JB, Myers JL, Undar A. Inflammatory and hemostatic response to cardiopulmonary bypass in pediatric population: feasibility of seriological testing of multiple biomarkers. Artif Organs. 2010 Nov; 34(11):987-95.
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  27. Wolfe LT, Myers JL. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jun; 89(6):1994.
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  28. Umstead TM, Lu CJ, Freeman WM, Myers JL, Clark JB, Thomas NJ, Chinchilli VM, Vrana KE, Undar A, Phelps DS. Dual-platform proteomics study of plasma biomarkers in pediatric patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Pediatr Res. 2010 Jun; 67(6):641-9.
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  29. Wang S, Woitas K, Clark JB, Myers JL, Undar A. Clinical real-time monitoring of gaseous microemboli in pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass. Artif Organs. 2009 Nov; 33(11):1026-30.
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  30. Undar A, Pauliks L, Clark JB, Zahn J, Rosenberg G, Kunselman AR, Sun Q, Pekkan K, Saliba K, Carney E, Thomas N, Freeman W, Vrana K, El-Banayosy A, Ural SH, Wilson R, Umstead TM, Floros J, Phelps DS, Weiss W, Snyder A, Yang S, Kimatian S, Cyran SE, Chinchilli VM, Guan Y, Rider A, Haines N, Rogerson A, Alkan-Bozkaya T, Akcevin A, Sun K, Wang S, Cun L, Myers JL. Penn State Hershey--center for pediatric cardiovascular research. Artif Organs. 2009 Nov; 33(11):883-7.
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  31. Haines NM, Wang S, Kunselman A, Myers JL, Undar A. Comparison of pumps and oxygenators with pulsatile and nonpulsatile modes in an infant cardiopulmonary bypass model. Artif Organs. 2009 Nov; 33(11):993-1001.
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  32. Haines N, Wang S, Myers JL, Undar A. Comparison of two types of neonatal extracorporeal life support systems with pulsatile and nonpulsatile flow. Artif Organs. 2009 Nov; 33(11):958-66.
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  33. Carney EL, Clark JB, Myers JL, Peterson R, Wilson RP, Weiss WJ. Animal model development for the Penn State pediatric ventricular assist device. Artif Organs. 2009 Nov; 33(11):953-7.
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  34. Pauliks LB, Undar A, Clark JB, Myers JL. Segmental differences of impaired diastolic relaxation following cardiopulmonary bypass surgery in children: a tissue Doppler study. Artif Organs. 2009 Nov; 33(11):904-8.
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  35. Rogerson A, Guan Y, Kimatian SJ, Kunselman A, Clark JB, Myers JL, Undar A. Transcranial Doppler ultrasonography: a reliable method of monitoring pulsatile flow during cardiopulmonary bypass in infants and young children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Apr; 139(4):e80-2.
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  36. Miller A, Lu CK, Wang S, Umstead TM, Freeman WM, Vrana K, Yang S, Myers JL, Phelps DS, Zahn JD, Undar A. Pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass circuits: a review of studies conducted at the Penn State Pediatric Cardiac Research Laboratories. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2009 Mar; 41(1):P50-8.
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  37. 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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  38. Kimatian SJ, Saliba KJ, Soler X, Valentine EA, Coleman ML, Kunselman AR, Schuler HG, Barnes ML, Thirumala PD, Myers JL. The influence of neurophysiologic monitoring on the management of pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass. ASAIO J. 2008 Sep-Oct; 54(5):467-9.
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  39. Wang S, Win KN, Kunselman AR, Woitas K, Myers JL, Undar A. The capability of trapping gaseous microemboli of two pediatric arterial filters with pulsatile and nonpulsatile flow in a simulated infant CPB model. ASAIO J. 2008 Sep-Oct; 54(5):519-22.
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  40. Pauliks LB, Undar A, Clark JB, Myers JL. Intraoperative techniques to assess cardiac function-feasiblity of strain rate imaging in the perioperative period in children. ASAIO J. 2008 Sep-Oct; 54(5):454-7.
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  41. Wang S, Kunselman AR, Myers JL, Undar A. Comparison of two different blood pumps on delivery of gaseous microemboli during pulsatile and nonpulsatile perfusion in a simulated infant CPB model. ASAIO J. 2008 Sep-Oct; 54(5):538-41.
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  42. Miller A, Wang S, Myers JL, Undar A. Gaseous microemboli detection in a simulated pediatric CPB circuit using a novel ultrasound system. ASAIO J. 2008 Sep-Oct; 54(5):504-8.
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  43. Wang S, Baer L, Kunselman AR, Myers JL, Undar A. Delivery of gaseous microemboli with vacuum-assisted venous drainage during pulsatile and nonpulsatile perfusion in a simulated neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass model. ASAIO J. 2008 Jul-Aug; 54(4):416-22.
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  44. Wang S, Miller A, Myers JL, Undar A. "Stolen" blood flow: effect of an open arterial filter purge line in a simulated neonatal CPB model. ASAIO J. 2008 Jul-Aug; 54(4):432-5.
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  45. Lull ME, Carkaci-Salli N, Freeman WM, Myers JL, Midgley FM, Thomas NJ, Kimatian SJ, Vrana KE, Undar A. Plasma biomarkers in pediatric patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Pediatr Res. 2008 Jun; 63(6):638-44.
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  46. Schreiner RS, Rider AR, Myers JW, Ji B, Kunselman AR, Myers JL, Undar A. Microemboli detection and classification by innovative ultrasound technology during simulated neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass at different flow rates, perfusion modes, and perfusate temperatures. ASAIO J. 2008 May-Jun; 54(3):316-24.
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  47. Rider AR, Ji B, Kunselman AR, Weiss WJ, Myers JL, Undar A. A performance evaluation of eight geometrically different 10 Fr pediatric arterial cannulae under pulsatile and nonpulsatile perfusion conditions in an infant cardiopulmonary bypass model. ASAIO J. 2008 May-Jun; 54(3):306-15.
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  48. Undar A, Ji B, Rider A, Lukic B, Kunselman AR, Weiss WJ, Myers JL. Comparison of four different pediatric 10F aortic cannulae during pulsatile versus nonpulsatile perfusion in a simulated neonatal model of cardiopulmonary bypass. ASAIO J. 2007 Nov-Dec; 53(6):778-84.
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  49. Connell JM, Khalapyan T, Myers JL, Rosenberg G, Weiss WJ. Anatomic fit assessment for the Penn State pediatric ventricular assist device. ASAIO J. 2007 Nov-Dec; 53(6):687-91.
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  50. Undar A, Ji B, Kunselman AR, Myers JL. Detection and classification of gaseous microemboli during pulsatile and nonpulsatile perfusion in a simulated neonatal CPB model. ASAIO J. 2007 Nov-Dec; 53(6):725-9.
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  51. Yang H, Pu M, Chambers CE, Weber HS, Myers JL, Davidson WR. Quantitative assessment of pulmonary insufficiency by Doppler echocardiography in patients with adult congenital heart disease. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008 Feb; 21(2):157-64.
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  52. Lukic B, Zapanta CM, Khalapyan T, Connell J, Pae WE, Myers JL, Wilson RP, Undar A, Rosenberg G, Weiss WJ. The effect of left ventricular function and drive pressures on the filling and ejection of a pulsatile pediatric ventricular assist device in an acute animal model. ASAIO J. 2007 May-Jun; 53(3):379-84.
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  53. Undar A, Ji B, Lukic B, Zapanta CM, Kunselman AR, Reibson JD, Khalapyan T, Baer L, Weiss WJ, Rosenberg G, Myers JL. Comparison of hollow-fiber membrane oxygenators with different perfusion modes during normothermic and hypothermic CPB in a simulated neonatal model. Perfusion. 2006 Nov; 21(6):381-90.
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  54. Undar A, Ji B, Lukic B, Zapanta CM, Kunselman AR, Reibson JD, Weiss WJ, Rosenberg G, Myers JL. Quantification of perfusion modes in terms of surplus hemodynamic energy levels in a simulated pediatric CPB model. ASAIO J. 2006 Nov-Dec; 52(6):712-7.
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  55. Lull ME, Freeman WM, Myers JL, Midgley F, Kimatian SJ, Undar A, Vrana KE. Plasma proteomics: a noninvasive window on pathology and pediatric cardiac surgery. ASAIO J. 2006 Sep-Oct; 52(5):562-6.
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  56. Kimatian SJ, Myers JL, Johnson SK, Suominen PK. Transcranial Doppler-revealed retrograde cerebral artery flow during Norwood 1 operation. ASAIO J. 2006 Sep-Oct; 52(5):608-10.
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  57. Kelly RB, Porter PA, Meier AH, Myers JL, Thomas NJ. Duration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation before extracorporeal rescue: how long is not long enough? ASAIO J. 2005 Sep-Oct; 51(5):665-7.
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  58. Undar A, Rosenberg G, Myers JL. Part 1: principles of research on pulsatile and nonpulsatile perfusion during chronic support. ASAIO J. 2005 May-Jun; 51(3):303-4; author reply 305-8.
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  59. Undar A, Rosenberg G, Myers JL. Major factors in the controversy of pulsatile versus nonpulsatile flow during acute and chronic cardiac support. ASAIO J. 2005 May-Jun; 51(3):173-5.
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  60. Undar A, Myers JL. Arterial pressure and pump flow rate during long-term pulsatile and nonpulsatile cardiac support. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Mar; 79(3):1093-4; author reply 1094.
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  61. 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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  62. Undar A, Rosenberg G, Myers JL. Impact of pulsatile flow on microcirculation. ASAIO J. 2004 Nov-Dec; 50(6):624-5.
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  63. Undar A, Rosenberg G, Myers JL. How should investigators compare different perfusion modes or different types of pulsatile flow during chronic support? ASAIO J. 2004 Jul-Aug; 50(4):401-2.
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  64. Anagnostopoulos PV, Pigula FA, Myers JL, Beerman LB, Siewers RD, Gandhi SK. Autologous patch angioplasty of the left main coronary artery in a pediatric patient: 7-year follow-up. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Apr; 77(4):1457-9.
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  65. Weber HS, Myers JL. Association of asymmetric pulmonary artery growth following palliative surgery for hypoplastic left heart syndrome with ductal coarctation, neoaortic arch compression, and shunt-induced pulmonary artery stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Jun 15; 91(12):1503-6, A9.
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