Herbert Ward, MD, PhD

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Kelly RF, Ziemba EA, Cabrera JA, Crampton M, Sikora J, Ward HB, McFalls EO: Despite successful CABG in a swine model, myocardial proteomic adaptations to chronic ischemia do not recover. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2010, in press.

Ward HB, Kelly RF, Weir EK: Assessment of graft patency during CABG surgery: mitigating the risk. JACC: Cardiovasc Imag 2009; 2(5):613-5.

McFalls EO, Quingson HU, Mansoor A, Lee J, Sikora J, Ward, HB, Zhang, J: The energetic state within hibernating myocardium is normal during dobutamine despite inhibition of ATP-dependent potassium channel opening with glibenclamide. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 2007; 293(5):H2945-51.

Ward HB, Kelly RF, Thottapurathu L, Moritz TE, Larsen G, Pierpont G, Goldman S, Krupski WC, Littooy F, Santilli S, Reda DJ, McFalls EO. Coronary artery bypass grafting is superior to percutaneous coronary intervention in prevention of perioperative myocardial infarctions during subsequent vascular surgery. Ann Thor Surg 2006; 82(3):795-801.

McFalls EO, Ward HB, Moritz TE, Goldman S, Krupski WC, Littooy F, Pierpont G, Santilli S, Rapp J, Hattler B, Shunk K, Jaenicke C, Thottapurathu L, Ellis N, Reda DJ, Henderson WG. Coronary-artery revascularization before major elective vascular surgery. N Engl J Med 2004; 351(27):2795-804.

McFalls EO, Hu M, Bache RJ, Best A, Marx D, Sikora J, Ward HB. Activation of p38 MAPK and increased glucose transport in chronic hibernating swine myocardium. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2004; 287(3):H1328-34.

Ward H, Baldwin D, Wang T, Warner H, Seymour K, Marquardt C, McFalls E, Foker JE. Ion-exchange column chromatographic method for assaying purine metabolic pathway enzymes. J Chromatogr B 1998; 707(1-2):295-300.

Ward HB, McFalls, EO, Baldwin D, Nemzek TG, Gornick CC. Cardiopulmonary support mitigates the effects of experimental myocardial ischemia. Chest 1996; 109(3):773-9.

Ward HB, Macauley MK, Foker JE. The ivory tower from outside and in: a survey of Minnesota surgeons. Surgery 1993; 114(2):436-41.

 Slaughter MS, Olson MM, Lee JT Jr, Ward HB: A fifteen-year continuous wound surveillance study after coronary artery bypass. Ann Thorac Surg 1993; 56(5):1063-8.

Ward HB, Einzig S, Wang T, Bianco RW, Foker JE. Comparison of catecholamine effects on canine myocardial metabolism and regional blood flow during and after cardiopulmonary bypass. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1984; 87(3):452-65.

Ward HB, St. Cyr JA, Cogordann JA, Alyono D, Bianco RW, Kriett JM, Foker JE. Recovery of adenine nucleotide levels after global myocardial ischemia in dogs. Surgery 1984; 96(2):248-55.

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