Research and Publications

Selected Publications

  • Saxena A, Dhurandhar V, Bannon PG, Newcomb AE. The Benefits and Pitfalls of the Use of Risk Stratification Tools in Cardiac Surgery. Heart Lung Circ. 2016 Apr;25(4):314-8.
  • Smith AL, Shi WY, Rosalion A, Yii M, O'Keefe M, Newcomb AE, Davis P. Rapid-Deployment Versus Conventional Bio-Prosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement. Heart Lung Circ. 2017 Feb;26(2):187-193.
  • Newcomb A. Wire Externalisation for Left Ventricular Lead Placement in Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy: A Step-by-step Guide. Heart Lung Circ. 2016Oct;25(10):1041.
  • Zweng I, Shi WY, Palmer S, MacIsaac A, Whitbourn R, Davis P, Newcomb AE. Transcatheter versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in High-risk Patients: A propensity-score matched analysis. Heart Lung Circ. 2016 Jul;25(7):661-7.
  • Shi WY, Tatoulis J, Newcomb AE, Rosalion A, Fuller JA, Buxton BF. Is a third arterial conduit necessary? Comparison of the radial artery and saphenous vein in patients receiving bilateral internal thoracic arteries for triple vessel coronary disease. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Jul;50(1):53-60.
  • Shi WY, Hayward PA, Tatoulis J, Rosalion A, Newcomb AE, Fuller JA, Buxton BF. Are all forms of total arterial revascularization equal? A comparison of single versus bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting strategies. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec;150(6):1526-33, 1534.e1-3; discussion 1533-4.
  • Zhang Y, Sivakumaran P, Newcomb AE, Hernandez D, Harris N, Khanabdali R, Liu GS, Kelly DJ, Pébay A, Hewitt AW, Boyle A, Harvey R, Morrison WA, Elliott DA, Dusting GJ, Lim SY. Cardiac Repair With a Novel Population of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Resident in the Human Heart. Stem Cells. 2015 Oct;33(10):3100-13.
  • Shi WY, Yap CH, Newcomb AE, Hayward PA, Tran L, Reid CM, Smith JA. Impact of socioeconomic status and rurality on early outcomes and mid-term survival after CABG: insights from a multicentre registry. Heart Lung Circ. 2014 Aug;23(8):726-36.
  • Shan L, Saxena A, McMahon R, Newcomb A. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery in the elderly: a review of postoperative quality of life. Circulation. 2013 Nov 19;128(21):2333-43.
  • Shan L, Buratto E, Conaglen P, Davis P, Yii M, Nixon I, Newcomb A. Prophylactic epicardial left ventricular lead implantation for biventricularpacing during operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Feb;97(2):603-8.
  • Meredith IT, Worthley SG, Whitbourn RJ, Antonis P, Montarello JK, Newcomb AE, Lockwood S, Haratani N, Allocco DJ, Dawkins KD. Transfemoral aortic valvereplacement with the repositionable Lotus Valve System in high surgical risk patients: the REPRISE I study. EuroIntervention. 2014 Mar 20;9(11):1264-70.
  • Shan L, Saxena A, McMahon R, Wilson A, Newcomb A. A systematic review on the quality of life benefits after aortic valve replacement in the elderly. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 May;145(5):1173-89.
  • Hofferberth SC, Newcomb AE, Yii MY, Yap KK, Boston RC, Nixon IK, Mossop PJ. Hybrid proximal surgery plus adjunctive retrograde endovascular repair in acute DeBakey type I dissection: superior outcomes to conventional surgical repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Feb;145(2):349-54; discussion 354-5.
  • Hofferberth SC, Newcomb AE, Yii MY, Yap KK, Boston RC, Nixon IK, Mossop PJ. Combined proximal stent grafting plus distal bare metal stenting for management of aortic dissection: Superior to standard endovascular repair? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Oct;144(4):956-62; discussion 962.
  • Dixon B, Santamaria JD, Reid D, Collins M, Rechnitzer T, Newcomb AE, Nixon I, Yii M, Rosalion A, Campbell DJ. The association of blood transfusion withmortality after cardiac surgery: cause or confounding? (CME). Transfusion. 2013 Jan;53(1):19-27.
  • Hofferberth SC, Newcomb AE, Ryan MC, Yii MY, Nixon IK, Rosalion A, Boston RC, Ward GM, Wilson AM. High incidence of insulin resistance and dysglycemia amongst nondiabetic cardiac surgical patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jul;94(1):117-22.
  • Hofferberth SC, Foley PT, Newcomb AE, Yap KK, Yii MY, Nixon IK, Wilson AM, Mossop PJ. Combined proximal endografting with distal bare-metal stenting for management of aortic dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):95-102.
  • Stubbs SL, Crook JM, Morrison WA, Newcomb AE. Toward clinical application of stem cells for cardiac regeneration. Heart Lung Circ. 2011 Mar;20(3):173-9.
  • Newcomb AE, David TE, Lad VS, Bobiarski J, Armstrong S, Maganti M. Mitral valve repair for advanced myxomatous degeneration with posterior displacement of the mitral annulus. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Dec;136(6):1503-9.
  • Marasco SF, Esmore DS, Negri J, Rowland M, Newcomb A, Rosenfeldt FL, Bailey M, Richardson M. Early institution of mechanical support improves outcomes in primary cardiac allograft failure. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Dec;24(12):2037-42.
  • Newcomb AE, Clarke CP. Spontaneous pneumomediastinum: a benign curiosity or a significant problem? Chest. 2005 Nov;128(5):3298-302.
  • Newcomb AE, Esmore DS, Rosenfeldt FL, Richardson M, Marasco SF. Heterotopic heart transplantation: an expanding role in the twenty-first century? Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Oct;78(4):1345-50; discussion 1350-1. Review. PubMed PMID: 15464497.