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BOOK CHAPTERS

Allen KB: TMR: Results of randomized trials. In: Myocardial Laser Revascularization.
Bridges CR (ed), Blackwell/Futura Publishing, 2007, pp. 9-104.


MANUSCRIPTS

Safley DM, Lindsey JB, Robertus K, House JH, Mahoney E, Allen KB, Cohen DJ.
In-hospital outcomes and cost comparison of femoropopliteal reopening strategies.
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine 2011 (in press)

Lopes RD, Williams JB, Mehta RH, Reyes EM, Hafley GE, Allen KB, Mack MJ,
Peterson ED, Harrington RA, Gibson M, Califf RM, Kouchoukos NT,
Ferguson TB, Alexander JH. Impact of Edifoligide on Long-Term Clinical
Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: 5-Year
Results from the PREVENT IV Trial. JACC 2011 (submitted)

Chen LF, Arduino JM,Sheng S, Muhlbaier LH, Kanafani ZA, Harris A, Fraser TG,
Allen KB, Corey GR,Fowler VG. Epidemiology and Outcome of Major
Post-Operative Infections following Cardiac Surgery: Risk Factors and Impact of
Pathogen Type. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2011 (submitted)

Sandesara CM, Chung MK, Van Wagoner DR, Barringer TA, Allen KB, Ismail HM,
Zimmerman B, Olshansky B. A Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial
of n-3 Fatty Acids for Inhibition of Supraventricular Arrhythmias after Cardiac
Surgery:The FISH Trial. JACC 2011 (submitted).

Lopes R, Alexander JH, Mehta RH, Hafley GE, Mack MJ, Allen KB, Peterson E,
Harrington RP, Gibson CM, Califf RM, Kouchoukos NT, Ferguson TB. Vein
Graft Failure Following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Does it Matter?
Am J Cardiology 2011 (submitted)

Reyes G, Allen KB, Álvarez P, Alegre A, Aguado B, Olivera MJ, Caballerom P,
Rodríguez JL, Duarte J. Mid term results after bone marrow laser
revascularization for treating refractory angina. Cardiovascular Disorders
2010;10:42-49.

Allen KB, Grantham A, Laster S, Safely D, Kao A, Stuart RS, Pak AF, Stewart J,
Borkon AM, . TMR: Evidence Based Outcomes and Future Directions Using
Autologous Stem Cell Therapy. Cardiac Surgery Today 2010;2:33-44.

Cheng D, Martin J, Allen KB, Ferdinand F, Puskas J. Endoscopic Vein-graft
Harvesting: Balancing the Risk and Benefits. Innovations 2010;5(2):70-73.


Kanafani ZA, Arduino JM, Muhlbaier LH, Kaye KS, Allen KB. Incidence and
Pre-operative Risk Factors for Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia and Chest
Wound Infection Following Cardiac Surgery. Infect Control HospEpidemiol
2009;30:00-10.

Wehberg KE, Answini G, Wood D, Todd JC, Julian JS, Ogburn N, Allen KB
Intramocardial Injection of Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma combined with
Transmyocardial Revascularization. Cell Transplantation 2009;18:353-359.

Reyes G, Allen KB, Alegre A, et al. Bone marrow laser revascularization for
treating refractory angina due to diffuse CAD. Eur J Cardiovasc Thoracic
Surg 2009;36:192-194.

Kosloski LM, Bales IK, Allen KB, Walker BL, Borkon AM, Stuart RS, Pak AF,
Wacker MJ. Purification of cardiac myocytes from human heart biopsies for gene
Expression analysis. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2009;297:H1163-69.

Lopes RD, Hafley GE, Allen KB, et al. Endoscopic Vein Harvesting Is Associated
with More Vein Graft Failure and Worse Long-term Clinical Outcomes than Open
Vein Graft Harvesting in Patients Undergoing CABG Surgery: A PREVENT IV
Sub Study. New England Journal of Medicine 2009;361(3):235-244.

Allen KB, Kelly J, Borkon AM, Stuart RS, Daon E, Pak AF, Zorn GL, Haines M.
TMR: From Randomized Trials to Clinical Practice. A Review of Techniques,
Evidence Based Outcomes, and Future Directions. Anesthesia Clinics
2008;26:501-19.

Allen KB. Endoscopic Vessel Harvest-From RCT to clinical practice. A review of
techniques, evidence-based outcomes, and future directions. Cardiac Surgery
Today 2007;3(3):82–90.

Allen KB. TMR as an adjunct to coronary artery bypass grafting.
US Cardiology 2007.


ABSTRACTS

Allen KB, Aberle C, Mary Lynn, Patton A, BorkonAM, Pak A, Stewart J, Stuart RS,
Davis R, Aggarwal S, Kennedy K. Do Biological Sealants Decrease the Incidence
of Persistent Air Leaks Following Pulmonary Resections? ISMICS,
Washington DC, 2011.

Aggarwal S, Borkon AM, Allen KB. Real-time Mapping for Epicardial Lead
Placement Using a Minimally Invasive Modified Patch Technique.
ISMICS, Washington DC, 2011.

Aggarwal S, Allen KB, Kao A, Peters W. Use of An Epicardial Lead Patch to
Facilitate the First Minimally Invasive Thoracotomy Implantation of the C-Pulse
Heart Assist System. ISMICS, Washington DC, 2011.

Repp K, Hayes C, Woods M, Allen KB, Aggerwal S, Borkon AM. Hospital
Admissions Caused by Drug Related Problems in Cardiac Transplant Patients: A
Prospective Longitudinal Study. ISHLT, San Diego, 2011.

Allen KB, Massoud A. Alzeerah, Geoffrey A. Answini, Lowe JE, Snyder AB, Tibi PR,
Mack MJ, Henry TD. Patient Characteristics and Operative Risk With Stand-Alone
TMR. ACC, 2011, JACC Vol 57(No.14 supp A), 2011.

Allen KB, Marso S, Borkon AM. Hybrid Extracranial Revascularization Utilizing
Carotid Endarterectomy, Common Carotid Stenting, and Open Distal Embolic
Protection. ACC 2011, JACC Vol 57(No.14 supp A), 2011.

Allen KB, Borkon AM, Aggarwal S, Long N, Jones P. Heart Transplantation
in Diabetic Versus Non-Diabetics in the Current Era: Have Outcomes Become
Equivalent? ISHLT, San Diego, 2011.

Aggarwal S, Borkon AM, Allen KB, et al. The Need for Device Exchange in the
Era of Continuous Flow LVADs. ISHLT, San Diego, 2011.

Lopes R, Alexander JH, Mehta RH, Hafley GE, Mack MJ, Allen KB, Peterson E,
Harrington RP, Gibson CM, Califf RM, Kouchoukos NT, Ferguson TB. Vein Graft
Failure Following CABG: Does it Matter? JACC 2010;55(10):A99..

Sandesara C, Chung MK, Allen KB, Van Wagoner DR, Barringer TA, Dulin M,
Walts P, Pasquini J, Zimmerman M, Mazur A, Olshansky B. Fish Oil for the
Prevention of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation: A Randomized, Double Blind,
Placebo Controlled Study. Heart Rhythm Society: Late Breaking Clinical Trials,
Denver, 2010.

Long N, Markham L, Allen KB, Borkon AM, Mogg D. What 3.75 OTPD Doesn’t
Tell Us. UNOS Transplant Management Forum, Orlando, 2010.

Heimansohn D, Robison R, Walts P, Schier J, Dolman B, Allen KB. Sorin Mitoflow
Pericardial Aortic valve: A Single Center Prospective Study of Clinical Outcomes.
New York Heart Valve Therapy Meeting, 2010.

Allen, KB. Revascularization Challenges In Patients with Diffuse Vascular Disease.
ISMICS 2010 Winter Workshop, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010.




Allen KB, Borkon AM, Kao A, Magalski A, Stuart RS, Daon E, Zorn GL, Pak AF,
Kennedy K, Long N, St. ClairK.. Is Morbid Obesity a Contraindication to Cardiac
Transplantation? International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
(ISHLT), Paris, 2009.

Allen KB, Borkon AM, Kao A, Magalski A, Stuart RS, Daon E, Zorn GL, Pak AF,
Kennedy K, Long N, St. Clark K. Changing Demographics In Cardiac Transplant
Patients And Its Influence On Outcomes (1985-2008). Society of Thoracic
Surgeons Meeting, 2009.

Safley DM, Lindsey JB, House JH, Robertus K, Allen KB, Mahoney E, Cohen DJ.
In-Hospital Outcomes and Cost Comparison of Femoropopliteal Revascularization
Strategies. ACC, 2009.

Lopes RD, Hafley GE, Allen KB, Ferguson TB, Peterson ED, Harrington RA,
Mehta RH, GibsonCM, Kouchoukos NT, Alexander JH. Endoscopic Vein
Harvesting Is Associated with More Vein Graft Failure and Worse Long-term
Clinical Outcomes than Open Vein Graft Harvesting in Patients Undergoing CABG:
A PREVENT IV Sub Study. ISMICS, 2009. Innovations 2009;4(3);157.

Borkon AM, Allen KB, Kao A, Stuart RS, Pak A, Long N, St. Clair K: Cabrol vs
bicavel cardiac transplantion technique: A restrospective comparison
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT), Paris, 2009.

Allen KB, Reyes G, Borkon AM, Stuart RS, Pak AF, Duarte J. Autologous Bone
Marrow Concentrated using the Harvest System. Fifth International Conference
on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases, NY, 2009.

McNally M, Daon E, Brown K, Moore TB, Allen KB. Is Minimally Invasive
Esophagectomy Appropriate in a Community Based Hospital? ISMICS, 2009.
Innovations 2009;4(3):154.

Allen D, Kennedy K, Lindsey J, Marso S, Allen KB, Safley D. Major Bleeding is
Significantly Reduced in PCI Patients Receiving Arterial Closure Devices.
TCT, 2009.

Safley D, Allen D, Lindsey J, Kennedy K, Allen KB, Marso S. Suture-mediated
arterial closure devices decrease ACC/NCDR major bleeding as compared with a
collagen based device. TCT, 2009

Allen KB, Reyes G Alegra A, Aguado B, Duarte J. Bone Marrow Concentrate: A
Rapid Point of Care Device for Obtaining Autologous Stem Cells for Cell-Based
Therapies. Cytotherapy (Suppl 1):2008 Vol 10:124.



Allen KB, Reyes G Borkon AM, Stuart RS, Daon E, Pak AF, Zorn GL Duarte J.
Progenitor Cells in the Treatment of Diffuse Coronary Artery Disease.
Cytotherapy (Suppl 1):2008 Vol 10:125.

Allen KB, Reyes G, Hassan SA. Novel approach to managing patients with diffuse
coronary artery disease. Am J Card 2008;102(8):187i.

Allen KB, Reyes G Alegra A, Aguado B, Duarte J. Early clinical experience with
obtaining bone marrow derived concentrated mononuclear cells using the Harvest
System. Am J Card 2008;102(8):104i.

Wehberg KE, Answini G, Wood D, Todd J, Julian JS, Ogburn NL, Allen KB.
Intramyocardial Injection of Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma combined with TMR
. Western Thoracic Surgical Society, Maui, HW, 2008.

Reyes G, Allen KB. Bone Marrow Aspiration Concentrate: A Rapid, Point of Care
Device for Obtaining Autologous Stem Cells for Cell-Based Therapies.ISMICS,
Boston, 2008.

Allen KB, Reyes G, Hassan SA. TMR combined with concentrated autologous bone
marrow stem cells. World Congress of CT Surgery, Berlin, Germany, July, 2008.

Lopes RD, Hafley GE, Allen KB, et al. Endoscopic Vein Harvesting is a Strong
Independent Predictor of Vein Graft Failure in Patients Undergoing CABG. European
Cardiology Society, 2008.

Allen KB, Borkon AM, Stuart RS, Daon E, Pak AF, Zorn GL. TMR: Acute Afterload
Reduction Through Induction of Systemic Vasodilation. ISMICS, Boston, 2008.

Allen KB, Borkon AM, Stuart RS, Daon E, Pak AF, Zorn GL. TMR: Synergistic
effect with Autologous Stem Cell Therapy. Southeast Asia Society for
Cardiothroacic Surgery, Singapore, 2008.

Borkon, AM, Kao, A, Zorn, G, Stuart, RS, Daon, E, Pak, A, Allen, KB, Long, N,
St. Clair, K: The Importance of Donor Heart Tricuspid Annuloplasty in Preventing
Post-Transplant Tricuspid Regurgitation. International Society for Heart and Lung
Transplantation (ISHLT), Boston, 2008.

Reyes G, Allen KB, Alegre A. TMR combined with concentrated autologous stem cells.
ISMICS, Boston, 2008.

Kanafani ZA, Arduino JM, Muhlbaier LH, Kaye KS, Allen KB. Staphylococcus aureus
bacteremia and wound infection following cardiac surgery: Preoperative risk
stratification from a multicenter study. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of
America (SHEA), Baltimore, 2007.


Allen KB. Activated Recombinant Factor VII: Safety assessment in cardiovascular
surgery patients at high risk for postoperative bleeding. A comparative study.
ISMICS, Rome, Italy, 2007

Allen KB. Anesthetic Considerations during TMR. Egyptian Cardiothoracic
Anesthesia Society, Cairo, Egypt, 2007.

Allen KB. TMR: Synergistic effect with Autologous Stem Cell Therapy.
Egyptian Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Society, Cairo, Egypt, 2007.

Allen KB. TMR: Safety and efficacy in RCT’s. Egyptian Cardiology Society,
Cairo, Egypt, 2007.

Allen KB. TMR: Synergism with autologous stem cells. Egyptian Cardiothoracic
Society, Alexandria, Egypt, 2007.

Allen KB. Cardiopulmonary bypass-induced vasodilatory hypotension: Predictors and
treatment with arginine vasopressin. Am College of Chest Physicians, Chicago, 2007.



INVITED TALKS

Stormont Vale Hospital, Topeka, KS, 2011

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2011

Wake Hospital, Raleigh, NC, 2011

APACVS Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010

Morton Memorial Heart Institute, Stewart, FL 2010

St. Joseph’s Heart Institute, Atlanta, GA, 2010

South American Congress of Cardiovascular Surgeons, Buenas Aires, Argentina, South
American, 2010

Virgina Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2010.

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. 2010.

University of Moscow, Moscow, Russia, 2010

Louisburg Hospital, Louisburg, VA. 2009.

Missouri Perfusion Society. KCMO, 2009.

Glendale Memorial Hospital, Los Angelos, 2009.

Iowa Heart Center, Des Moines, Iowa, 2009.

St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, 2008.

Egyptian Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Society, Cairo, Egypt, 2008.

Egyptian Cardiothoracic Surgical Society, Cairo, Egypt, 2008.

Christina Hospital, Delaware, 2008.

Cooper Hospital, Camden, NJ, 2008.

New Horizons in Cardiac Regenerative Medicine: Advancements in Revascularization
and Stem Cell Therapy. San Diego, 2008.

International Society for Cell Therapy, Miami, 2008

Southeast Asia Society for Cardiothroacic Surgery, Singapore, 2008.

Milwaukee University, Milwaukee, WI, 2008

University of Brooklyn, NY, 2008.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Manhattan, NY, 2008.

Transcatheter Therapeutics (TCT). Washington DC, 2008.

Cardiovascular Nurses Conference. KCMO, 2008.

University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2008.

Egyptian Cardiology Society, Cairo, Egypt, 2007.

Sutter Heart Institute, Sacramento, CA, 2007.

University of Prague, Czech Republic, 2007.

University of Krakow, Poland, 2007.

University of Athens, Greece. 2007

University of Vienna, Austria, 2007.

Dar A Fouad Hospital, Giza, Egypt, 2007

Kuwait University Hospital, Kuwait, 2007.

International Society Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rome, Italy, 2007.

APOLLO Hospital, New Delhi, India, 2007.

University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, 2007.

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2007.

Baptist Hospital, Memphis, TN, 2007.

Para-Anesthesia Nursing Association. North Kansas City, MO, 2007.

Advances in Cardiac & Endovascular Therapies (ACE), New York, 2007.

American College of Chest Physicians, Chicago, 2007

Southern Thoracic Surgical Society Postgraduate Course, 2007.