R. Scott Mitchell

Cardiothoracic surgeon

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus

Professional Education

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1983) CA

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1980) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1975) CA

Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (1985)

Internship: Children's Hospital of San Francisco (1971) CA

Medical Education: Northwestern University Medical School (1970) IL

Resident, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery (1983)

Fellowship, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, Vascular Surgery (1980)

Residency, Department of General Surgery, Stanford University Hospital, General Surgery (1978)

MD, Northwestern University Medical School, Medicine (1970)

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Tirone David valve-sparing aortic root replacement and cusp repair for bicuspid aortic valve disease
Kari, F. A., Liang, D. H., Kvitting, J.-P. E., Stephens, E. H., Mitchell, R. S., & Miller, D. C. (2013). Tirone David valve-sparing aortic root replacement and cusp repair for bicuspid aortic valve disease. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(3), S35-?.

David valve-sparing aortic root replacement: Equivalent mid-term outcome for different valve types with or without connective tissue disorder
Kvitting, J.-P. E., Kari, F. A., Fischbein, M. P., Liang, D. H., Beraud, A.-S., & Miller, D. C. (2013). David valve-sparing aortic root replacement: Equivalent mid-term outcome for different valve types with or without connective tissue disorder. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(1), 117-?.

Bicuspid aortic valve configuration and aortopathy pattern might represent different pathophysiologic substrates
Kari, F. A., Fazel, S. S., Mitchell, R. S., Fischbein, M. P., & Miller, D. C. (2012). Bicuspid aortic valve configuration and aortopathy pattern might represent different pathophysiologic substrates. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 144(2), 516-517.

Invited commentary.
Mitchell, R. S. (2012). Invited commentary. Annals of thoracic surgery, 93(5), 1501-?.

Early outcomes of deliberate nonoperative management for blunt thoracic aortic injury in trauma
Caffarelli, A. D., Mallidi, H. R., Maggio, P. M., Spain, D. A., Miller, D. C., & Mitchell, R. S. (2010). Early outcomes of deliberate nonoperative management for blunt thoracic aortic injury in trauma. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 140(3), 598-605.

Invited commentary.
Mitchell, R. S. (2010). Invited commentary. Annals of thoracic surgery, 90(1), 100-?.

Invited commentary.
Mitchell, R. S. (2010). Invited commentary. Annals of thoracic surgery, 89(6), 1864-1865.

Infolding and collapse of thoracic endoprostheses: Manifestations and treatment options
Sze, D. Y., Mitchell, R. S., Miller, D. C., Fleischmann, D., Frisoli, J. K., & Dake, M. D. (2009). Infolding and collapse of thoracic endoprostheses: Manifestations and treatment options. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 138(2), 324-333.

Factors Portending Endoleak Formation After Thoracic Aortic Stent-Graft Repair of Complicated Aortic Dissection
Sze, D. Y., Van den Bosch, M. Aaj., Dake, M. D., Miller, D. C., Hofmann, L. V., & Mitchell, R. S. (2009). Factors Portending Endoleak Formation After Thoracic Aortic Stent-Graft Repair of Complicated Aortic Dissection. CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS, 2(2), 105-112.

Improvement in coronary anastomosis with cardiac surgery simulation
Fann, J. I., Caffarelli, A. D., Georgette, G., Howard, S. K., Gaba, D. M., & Burdon, T. A. (2008). Improvement in coronary anastomosis with cardiac surgery simulation. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 136(6), 1486-1491.

Complicated acute type B aortic dissection: Midterm results of emergency endovascular stent-grafting
Verhoye, J. P., Miller, D. C., Sze, D., Dake, M. D., & Mitchell, R. S. (2008). Complicated acute type B aortic dissection: Midterm results of emergency endovascular stent-grafting. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 136(2), 424-430.

Treatment of acute type b aortic dissection: New and improved?
Mitchell, R. S. (2008). Treatment of acute type b aortic dissection: New and improved?. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 135(6), 1201-1201.

The aortopathy of bicuspid aortic valve disease has distinctive patterns and usually involves the transverse aortic arch
Fazel, S. S., Mallidi, H. R., Lee, R. S., Sheehan, M. P., Liang, D., & Miller, D. C. (2008). The aortopathy of bicuspid aortic valve disease has distinctive patterns and usually involves the transverse aortic arch. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 135(4), 901-U54.

Invited commentary.
Mitchell, R. S. (2008). Invited commentary. Annals of thoracic surgery, 85(2), 464-?.

Acute aortic syndromes: new insights from electrocardiographically gated computed tomography.
Fleischmann, D., Mitchell, R. S., & Miller, D. C. (2008). Acute aortic syndromes: new insights from electrocardiographically gated computed tomography. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 20(4), 340-347.

Pre- and postoperative imaging of the aortic root for valve-sparing aortic root repair (V-SARR).
Fleischmann, D., Liang, D. H., Mitchell, R. S., & Miller, D. C. (2008). Pre- and postoperative imaging of the aortic root for valve-sparing aortic root repair (V-SARR). Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 20(4), 365-373.

Intraoperative monitoring of elephant trunk kinking with transesophageal echocardiography
Oakes, D. A., Sze, D. Y., Frisoli, J. K., Mitchell, R. S., Harris, E. J., & van der Starre, P. Ja. (2007). Intraoperative monitoring of elephant trunk kinking with transesophageal echocardiography. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 21(4), 584-586.

Rapid aneurysmal degeneration of a Stanford type B aortic dissection in a patient with Loeys-Dietz syndrome
Lee, R. S., Fazel, S., Schwarze, U., Fleischmann, D., Berry, G. J., & Mitchell, R. S. (2007). Rapid aneurysmal degeneration of a Stanford type B aortic dissection in a patient with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 134(1), 242-U32.

Invited commentary.
Mitchell, R. S. (2007). Invited commentary. Annals of thoracic surgery, 83(5), 1640-?.

Stent-graft repair of an aortic rupture caused by invasive hemangiopericytoma
van der Starre, P. Ja., Sze, D. Y., Guta, C., Mitchell, R. S., & Dake, M. D. (2006). Stent-graft repair of an aortic rupture caused by invasive hemangiopericytoma. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 81(6), 2300-2302.

Unusual case of late thoracic stent graft failure after cardioversion
Caffarelli, A. D., BANOVAC, F., Cheung, S. C., Fleischmann, D., & Mitchell, R. S. (2006). Unusual case of late thoracic stent graft failure after cardioversion. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 81(5), 1875-1877.

Third International Summit on thoracic aortic endografting: Lessons from long-term results of thoracic stent-graft repairs
Mitchell, R. S., Ishimaru, S., Criado, F. J., Ehrlich, M. P., Ivancev, K., & Williams, D. M. (2005). Third International Summit on thoracic aortic endografting: Lessons from long-term results of thoracic stent-graft repairs. JOURNAL OF ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY, 12(1), 89-97.

Midterm results of endovascular repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms with first-generation stent grafts
Demers, P., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Kee, S. T., Sze, D., & Dake, M. D. (2004). Midterm results of endovascular repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms with first-generation stent grafts. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 127(3), 664-673.

Stent-graft repair of penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers in the descending thoracic aorta: Mid-term results
Demers, P., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Kee, S. T., Chagonjian, L., & Dake, M. D. (2004). Stent-graft repair of penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers in the descending thoracic aorta: Mid-term results. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 77(1), 81-86.

Acute type A aortic dissection complicated by aortic regurgitation: Composite valve graft versus separate valve graft versus conservative valve repair
Lai, D. T., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Oyer, P. E., Moore, K. A., & Reitz, B. A. (2003). Acute type A aortic dissection complicated by aortic regurgitation: Composite valve graft versus separate valve graft versus conservative valve repair. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 126(6), 1978-1986.

Femoro-femoral partial bypass in the treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms.
Coady, M. A., & Mitchell, R. S. (2003). Femoro-femoral partial bypass in the treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 15(4), 340-344.

Cavoatrial tumor thrombus excision without circulatory arrest
Shinghal, R., Vricella, L. A., Mitchell, R. S., & Presti, J. (2003). Cavoatrial tumor thrombus excision without circulatory arrest. UROLOGY, 62(1), 138-140.

Endovascular stent-graft repair of descending thoracic aortic penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers: Mid-term results
Demers, P., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Kee, S. T., Chagonjian, L., & Dake, M. D. (2003). Endovascular stent-graft repair of descending thoracic aortic penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers: Mid-term results. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 41(6), 236A-236A.

Is medical therapy still the optimal treatment strategy for patients with acute type B aortic dissections?
Umana, J. P., Lai, D. T., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K. A., Rodriguez, F., & Miller, D. C. (2002). Is medical therapy still the optimal treatment strategy for patients with acute type B aortic dissections?. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 124(5), 896-910.

What is the best treatment for patients with acute type B aortic dissections - Medical, surgical, or endovascular stent-grafting?
Umana, J. P., Miller, D. C., & Mitchell, R. S. (2002). What is the best treatment for patients with acute type B aortic dissections - Medical, surgical, or endovascular stent-grafting?. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 74(5), S1840-S1843.

Stent grafts for the thoracic aorta: A new paradigm?
Mitchell, R. S. (2002). Stent grafts for the thoracic aorta: A new paradigm?. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 74(5), S1818-S1820.

Does profound hypothermic circulatory arrest improve survival in patients with acute type a aortic dissection?
Lai, D. T., Robbins, R. C., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K. A., Oyer, P. E., & Miller, D. C. (2002). Does profound hypothermic circulatory arrest improve survival in patients with acute type a aortic dissection?. Circulation, 106(12), I218-28.

Prognosis of aortic intramural hematoma with and without penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer - A clinical and radiological analysis
Ganaha, F., Miller, C., Sugimoto, K., Do, Y. S., Minamiguchi, H., & Dake, M. D. (2002). Prognosis of aortic intramural hematoma with and without penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer - A clinical and radiological analysis. CIRCULATION, 106(3), 342-348.

First International Summit on Thoracic Aortic Endografting: roundtable on thoracic aortic dissection as an indication for endografting.
Mitchell, R. S., Ishimaru, S., Ehrlich, M. P., Iwase, T., Lauterjung, L., & Yutani, C. (2002). First International Summit on Thoracic Aortic Endografting: roundtable on thoracic aortic dissection as an indication for endografting. Journal of endovascular therapy , 9, II98-105.

Thoracic aortic stent-grafts
Umana, J. P., & Mitchell, R. S. (2002). Thoracic aortic stent-grafts. CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, 13(2), 103-111.

Does hypothermic circulatory arrest (PHCA) improve survival in patients with acute type A aortic dissection?
Lai, D. T., Robbins, R. C., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K. A., Oyer, P. E., & Miller, D. C. (2001). Does hypothermic circulatory arrest (PHCA) improve survival in patients with acute type A aortic dissection?. CIRCULATION, 104(17), 524-524.

Treatment of endocarditis with valve replacement: The question of tissue versus mechanical prosthesis
Moon, M. R., Miller, D. C., Moore, K. A., Oyer, P. E., Mitchell, R. S., & Reitz, B. A. (2001). Treatment of endocarditis with valve replacement: The question of tissue versus mechanical prosthesis. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 71(4), 1164-1171.

Endovascular treatment of aortic dissections and thoracic aortic aneurysms.
Umana, J. P., & Mitchell, R. S. (2000). Endovascular treatment of aortic dissections and thoracic aortic aneurysms. Seminars in vascular surgery, 13(4), 290-298.

Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: Eligibility rate and impact on the rate of open repair
Wolf, Y. G., Fogarty, T. J., Olcott, C., Hill, B. B., Harris, E. J., & Zarins, C. K. (2000). Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: Eligibility rate and impact on the rate of open repair. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 32(3), 519-523.

Endovascular solutions for diseases of the thoracic aorta.
Mitchell, R. S. (1999). Endovascular solutions for diseases of the thoracic aorta. Cardiology clinics, 17(4), 815-?.

Percutaneous balloon fenestration and stenting for life-threatening ischemic complications in patients with acute aortic dissection
Slonim, S. M., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Semba, C. P., Razavi, M. K., & Dake, M. D. (1999). Percutaneous balloon fenestration and stenting for life-threatening ischemic complications in patients with acute aortic dissection. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 117(6), 1118-1126.

Thoracic aortic aneurysm repair with an endovascular stent graft: The "first generation"
Mitchell, R. S., Miller, D. C., Dake, M. D., Semba, C. P., Moore, K. A., & Sakai, T. (1999). Thoracic aortic aneurysm repair with an endovascular stent graft: The "first generation". ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 67(6), 1971-1974.

Endovascular stent-graft placement for the treatment of acute aortic dissection
Dake, M. D., Kato, N., Mitchell, R. S., Semba, C. P., Razavi, M. K., & Miller, D. C. (1999). Endovascular stent-graft placement for the treatment of acute aortic dissection. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 340(20), 1546-1552.

Endografts for the treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm: Results of the first 150 procedures
Dake, M., Semba, C., Kee, S., Razavi, M., Slonim, S., & Miller, D. (1999). Endografts for the treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm: Results of the first 150 procedures. JOURNAL OF ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY, 6(2), 189-189.

The "first generation" of endovascular stent-grafts for patients with aneurysms of the descending thoracic aorta
Dake, M. D., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Semba, C. P., Moore, K. A., & Sakai, T. (1998). The "first generation" of endovascular stent-grafts for patients with aneurysms of the descending thoracic aorta. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 116(5), 689-703.

Endovascular stent-graft placement to obliterate the entry tear: A new treatment for acute aortic dissection
Dake, M. D., Kato, N., Slonim, S. M., Razavi, M. K., Semba, C. P., & Miller, D. C. (1998). Endovascular stent-graft placement to obliterate the entry tear: A new treatment for acute aortic dissection. CIRCULATION, 98(17), 67-67.

Aneurysm of an aberrant right subclavian artery: Treatment with PTFE covered stentgraft
Davidian, M., Kee, S. T., Kato, N., Semba, C. P., Razavi, M. K., & Dake, M. D. (1998). Aneurysm of an aberrant right subclavian artery: Treatment with PTFE covered stentgraft. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 28(2), 335-339.

Treatment of aortoiliac aneurysms with use of single-piece tapered stent-grafts
Kato, N., Dake, M. D., Semba, C. P., Razavi, M. K., Kee, S. T., & Miller, D. C. (1998). Treatment of aortoiliac aneurysms with use of single-piece tapered stent-grafts. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 9(1), 41-49.

Mycotic aneurysms of the thoracic aorta: Repair with use of endovascular stent-grafts
Semba, C. P., Sakai, T., Slonim, S. M., Razavi, M. K., Kee, S. T., & Dake, M. D. (1998). Mycotic aneurysms of the thoracic aorta: Repair with use of endovascular stent-grafts. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 9(1), 33-40.

Traumatic thoracic aortic aneurysm: Treatment with endovascular stent-grafts
Kato, N., Dake, M. D., Miller, D. C., Semba, C. P., Mitchell, R. S., & Kee, S. T. (1997). Traumatic thoracic aortic aneurysm: Treatment with endovascular stent-grafts. RADIOLOGY, 205(3), 657-662.

Stent-graft repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms.
Mitchell, R. S., Miller, D. C., & Dake, M. D. (1997). Stent-graft repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms. Seminars in vascular surgery, 10(4), 257-271.

Composite valve graft versus separate aortic valve and ascending aortic replacement: is there still a role for the separate procedure?
Yun, K. L., Miller, D. C., Fann, J. I., Mitchell, R. S., Robbins, R. C., & Reitz, B. A. (1997). Composite valve graft versus separate aortic valve and ascending aortic replacement: is there still a role for the separate procedure?. Circulation, 96(9), II-368 75.

Surgical treatment of endocarditis: Is there a role for mechanical prostheses?
Moon, M. R., Miller, D. C., Stinson, E. B., Mitchell, R. S., Oyer, P. E., & Reitz, B. A. (1997). Surgical treatment of endocarditis: Is there a role for mechanical prostheses?. CIRCULATION, 96(8), 2409-2409.

Endovascular stent graft repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms.
Mitchell, R. S. (1997). Endovascular stent graft repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 9(3), 257-268.

Acute rupture of the descending thoracic aorta: Repair with use of endovascular stent-grafts
Semba, C. P., Kato, N., Kee, S. T., Lee, G. K., Mitchell, R. S., & Dake, M. D. (1997). Acute rupture of the descending thoracic aorta: Repair with use of endovascular stent-grafts. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 8(3), 337-342.

Simultaneous abdominal aortic replacement and thoracic stent-graft placement for multilevel aortic disease
Moon, M. R., Mitchell, R. S., Dake, M. D., Zarins, C. K., Fann, J. I., & Miller, D. C. (1997). Simultaneous abdominal aortic replacement and thoracic stent-graft placement for multilevel aortic disease. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 25(2), 332-340.

Thoracic aortic aneurysm repair with endovascular stent-grafts.
Semba, C. P., Mitchell, R. S., Miller, D. C., Kato, N., Kee, S. T., & Dake, M. D. (1997). Thoracic aortic aneurysm repair with endovascular stent-grafts. Vascular medicine , 2(2), 98-103.

Twenty-year clinical experience with porcine bioprostheses
Fann, J. I., Miller, D. C., Moore, K. A., Mitchell, R. S., Oyer, P. E., & Shumway, N. E. (1996). Twenty-year clinical experience with porcine bioprostheses. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 62(5), 1301-1311.

Composite versus separate aortic valve and ascending aortic replacement - 30 year experience
Yun, K. L., Fann, J. I., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Robbins, R. C., & Shumway, N. E. (1996). Composite versus separate aortic valve and ascending aortic replacement - 30 year experience. CIRCULATION, 94(8), 1017-1017.

True lumen obliteration in complicated aortic dissection: Endovascular treatment
Slonim, S. M., NYMAN, U. R., Semba, C. P., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., & Dake, M. D. (1996). True lumen obliteration in complicated aortic dissection: Endovascular treatment. RADIOLOGY, 201(1), 161-166.

Accuracy of biplane and multiplane transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosis of typical acute aortic dissection and intramural hematoma
Keren, A., Kim, C. B., Hu, B. S., Eyngorina, I., Billingham, M. E., & Schnittger, I. (1996). Accuracy of biplane and multiplane transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosis of typical acute aortic dissection and intramural hematoma. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 28(3), 627-636.

Port-access coronary artery bypass with cardioplegic arrest: Acute and chronic canine studies
Stevens, J. H., Burdon, T. A., Siegel, L. C., Peters, W. S., Pompili, M. F., & Reitz, B. A. (1996). Port-access coronary artery bypass with cardioplegic arrest: Acute and chronic canine studies. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 62(2), 435-440.

Endovascular stent-graft repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms
Mitchell, R. S., Dake, M. D., Semba, C. P., Fogarty, T. J., Zarins, C. K., & Miller, D. C. (1996). Endovascular stent-graft repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 111(5), 1054-1060.

Anesthetic considerations for port-access cardiac surgery
Siegel, L. C., Peters, W. S., STGOAR, F. G., Stevens, J. H., Pompili, M. F., & Mitchell, R. S. (1996). Anesthetic considerations for port-access cardiac surgery. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 82(4), SCA79-SCA79.

Endoluminal aortic grafting: A preliminary animal study of graft healing
Harris, E. J., Harris, E. J., Berry, G. J., & Mitchell, R. S. (1996). Endoluminal aortic grafting: A preliminary animal study of graft healing. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 61(2), 404-412.

Port-access coronary artery bypass grafting: A proposed surgical method
Stevens, J. H., Burdon, T. A., Peters, W. S., Siegel, L. C., Pompili, M. F., & Reitz, B. A. (1996). Port-access coronary artery bypass grafting: A proposed surgical method. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 111(3), 567-573.

Aortic dissection: Percutaneous management of ischemic complications with endovascular stents and balloon fenestration
Slonim, S. M., Nyman, U., Semba, C. P., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., & Dake, M. D. (1996). Aortic dissection: Percutaneous management of ischemic complications with endovascular stents and balloon fenestration. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 23(2), 241-251.

MR and cerebrospinal fluid enzymes as sensitive indicators of subclinical cerebral injury after open-heart valve replacement surgery
Steinberg, G. K., Delapaz, R., Mitchell, R. S., Bell, T. E., & Albers, G. W. (1996). MR and cerebrospinal fluid enzymes as sensitive indicators of subclinical cerebral injury after open-heart valve replacement surgery. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 17(2), 205-212.

SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF AORTIC DISSECTION DURING A 30-YEAR PERIOD
Fann, J. I., Smith, J. A., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K. A., & Shumway, N. E. (1995). SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF AORTIC DISSECTION DURING A 30-YEAR PERIOD. CIRCULATION, 92(9), 113-121.

Surgical management of aortic dissection during a 30-year period.
Fann, J. I., Smith, J. A., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K. A., & Shumway, N. E. (1995). Surgical management of aortic dissection during a 30-year period. Circulation, 92(9), II113-21.

TRUE LUMEN OBLITERATION IN COMPLICATED AORTIC DISSECTION - ENDOVASCULAR MANAGEMENT
Slonim, S. M., Dake, M. D., Semba, C. P., Razavi, M. K., NYMAN, U. R., & Mitchell, R. S. (1995). TRUE LUMEN OBLITERATION IN COMPLICATED AORTIC DISSECTION - ENDOVASCULAR MANAGEMENT. CIRCULATION, 92(8), 602-602.

DURABILITY OF THE HANCOCK-MO BIOPROSTHESIS COMPARED WITH STANDARD AORTIC-VALVE BIOPROSTHESES
Yun, K. L., Miller, D. C., Moore, K. A., Mitchell, R. S., Oyer, P. E., & Shumway, N. E. (1995). DURABILITY OF THE HANCOCK-MO BIOPROSTHESIS COMPARED WITH STANDARD AORTIC-VALVE BIOPROSTHESES. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 60(2), S221-S228.

TRANSLUMINAL PLACEMENT OF ENDOVASCULAR STENT-GRAFTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF DESCENDING THORACIC AORTIC-ANEURYSMS
Dake, M. D., Miller, D. C., Semba, C. P., Mitchell, R. S., Walker, P. J., & Liddell, R. P. (1994). TRANSLUMINAL PLACEMENT OF ENDOVASCULAR STENT-GRAFTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF DESCENDING THORACIC AORTIC-ANEURYSMS. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 331(26), 1729-1734.

SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF AORTIC DISSECTION IN PATIENTS WITH THE MARFAN-SYNDROME
Smith, J. A., Fann, J. I., Miller, D. C., Moore, K. A., DeAnda, A., & Shumway, N. E. (1994). SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF AORTIC DISSECTION IN PATIENTS WITH THE MARFAN-SYNDROME. CIRCULATION, 90(5), 235-242.

Surgical management of aortic dissection in patients with the Marfan syndrome.
Smith, J. A., Fann, J. I., Miller, D. C., Moore, K. A., DeAnda, A., & Shumway, N. E. (1994). Surgical management of aortic dissection in patients with the Marfan syndrome. Circulation, 90(5), II235-42.

TRANSLUMINALLY PLACED ENDOVASCULAR STENT GRAFTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC AND NON-AORTIC ANEURYSMS
Dake, M. D., Semba, C. P., Mitchell, R. S., Zarins, C. K., & Miller, D. C. (1994). TRANSLUMINALLY PLACED ENDOVASCULAR STENT GRAFTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC AND NON-AORTIC ANEURYSMS. CIRCULATION, 90(4), 206-206.

SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF AORTIC DISSECTION OVER 30 YEARS
Fann, J. I., Smith, J. A., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K., & Shumway, N. E. (1994). SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF AORTIC DISSECTION OVER 30 YEARS. CIRCULATION, 90(4), 96-96.

CLOSED-CHEST CORONARY-ARTERY BYPASS WITH CARDIOPLEGIC ARREST IN THE DOG
Stevens, J. H., Siegel, L. C., Mitchell, R. S., Burdon, T. A., Ribakove, G. H., & Reitz, B. A. (1994). CLOSED-CHEST CORONARY-ARTERY BYPASS WITH CARDIOPLEGIC ARREST IN THE DOG. CIRCULATION, 90(4), 251-251.

THE USE OF ENDOVASCULAR TECHNIQUES FOR THE TREATMENT OF COMPLICATIONS OF AORTIC DISSECTION
Walker, P. J., Dake, M. D., Mitchell, R. S., & Miller, D. C. (1993). THE USE OF ENDOVASCULAR TECHNIQUES FOR THE TREATMENT OF COMPLICATIONS OF AORTIC DISSECTION. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 18(6), 1042-1051.

MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH INTRAMURAL HEMATOMA OF THE THORACIC AORTA
Robbins, R. C., McManus, R. P., Mitchell, R. S., LATTER, D. R., Moon, M. R., & Miller, D. C. (1993). MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH INTRAMURAL HEMATOMA OF THE THORACIC AORTA. CIRCULATION, 88(5), 1-10.

Management of patients with intramural hematoma of the thoracic aorta.
Robbins, R. C., McManus, R. P., Mitchell, R. S., LATTER, D. R., Moon, M. R., & Miller, D. C. (1993). Management of patients with intramural hematoma of the thoracic aorta. Circulation, 88(5), II1-10.

RANDOMIZED, PROSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF BIOPROSTHETIC VALVE DURABILITY - HANCOCK VERSUS CARPENTIER-EDWARDS VALVES
Sarris, G. E., Robbins, R. C., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K. A., & Shumway, N. E. (1993). RANDOMIZED, PROSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF BIOPROSTHETIC VALVE DURABILITY - HANCOCK VERSUS CARPENTIER-EDWARDS VALVES. CIRCULATION, 88(5), 55-64.

Randomized, prospective assessment of bioprosthetic valve durability. Hancock versus Carpentier-Edwards valves.
Sarris, G. E., Robbins, R. C., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K. A., & Shumway, N. E. (1993). Randomized, prospective assessment of bioprosthetic valve durability. Hancock versus Carpentier-Edwards valves. Circulation, 88(5), II55-64.

EARLY EXPERIENCE WITH CRYOPRESERVED SAPHENOUS-VEIN ALLOGRAFTS AS A CONDUIT FOR COMPLEX LIMB-SALVAGE PROCEDURES
Walker, P. J., Mitchell, R. S., McFadden, P. M., James, D. R., & MEHIGAN, J. T. (1993). EARLY EXPERIENCE WITH CRYOPRESERVED SAPHENOUS-VEIN ALLOGRAFTS AS A CONDUIT FOR COMPLEX LIMB-SALVAGE PROCEDURES. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 18(4), 561-569.

3-DIMENSIONAL SPIRAL COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHIC ANGIOGRAPHY - AN ALTERNATIVE IMAGING MODALITY FOR THE ABDOMINAL-AORTA AND ITS BRANCHES
Rubin, G. D., Walker, P. J., Dake, M. D., Napel, S., Jeffrey, R. B., & Miller, D. C. (1993). 3-DIMENSIONAL SPIRAL COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHIC ANGIOGRAPHY - AN ALTERNATIVE IMAGING MODALITY FOR THE ABDOMINAL-AORTA AND ITS BRANCHES. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 18(4), 656-665.

INTRAVASCULAR STENTING OF ACUTE EXPERIMENTAL TYPE-B DISSECTIONS
Moon, M. R., Dake, M. D., Pelc, L. R., Liddell, R., Castro, L. J., & Miller, D. C. (1993). INTRAVASCULAR STENTING OF ACUTE EXPERIMENTAL TYPE-B DISSECTIONS. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 54(4), 381-388.

Composite aortic valve replacement and graft replacement of the ascending aorta plus coronary ostial reimplantation: how I do it.
Miller, D. C., & Mitchell, R. S. (1993). Composite aortic valve replacement and graft replacement of the ascending aorta plus coronary ostial reimplantation: how I do it. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 5(1), 74-83.

Successful percutaneous balloon catheter treatment of renal artery occlusion and anuria.
Schneider, J. R., Wright, A., & Mitchell, R. S. (1992). Successful percutaneous balloon catheter treatment of renal artery occlusion and anuria. Annals of vascular surgery, 6(6), 533-536.

CLINICAL USE OF INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND IN STENTING ISCHEMIC COMPLICATIONS OF AORTIC DISSECTION
Dake, M. D., Wexler, L., Walker, P. J., Mitchell, R. S., & Miller, D. C. (1992). CLINICAL USE OF INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND IN STENTING ISCHEMIC COMPLICATIONS OF AORTIC DISSECTION. CIRCULATION, 86(4), 364-364.

RANDOMIZED, PROSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF BIOPROSTHESIS DURABILITY - HANCOCK VS CARPENTIER-EDWARDS VALVES
Sarris, G. E., Robbins, R. C., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K. A., & Shumway, N. E. (1992). RANDOMIZED, PROSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF BIOPROSTHESIS DURABILITY - HANCOCK VS CARPENTIER-EDWARDS VALVES. CIRCULATION, 86(4), 496-496.

MANAGEMENT OF INTRAMURAL HEMATOMA OF THE THORACIC AORTA
Robbins, R. C., MACMANUS, R. P., Mitchell, R. S., LATTER, D. R., Olinger, G. N., & Miller, D. C. (1992). MANAGEMENT OF INTRAMURAL HEMATOMA OF THE THORACIC AORTA. CIRCULATION, 86(4), 12-12.

DURABILITY OF PORCINE VALVES AT 15 YEARS IN A REPRESENTATIVE NORTH-AMERICAN PATIENT POPULATION
Burdon, T. A., Miller, D. C., Oyer, P. E., Mitchell, R. S., Stinson, E. B., & Shumway, N. E. (1992). DURABILITY OF PORCINE VALVES AT 15 YEARS IN A REPRESENTATIVE NORTH-AMERICAN PATIENT POPULATION. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 103(2), 238-252.

AORTIC DISSECTION RESULTING FROM TEAR OF TRANSVERSE ARCH - IS CONCOMITANT ARCH REPAIR WARRANTED
Yun, K. L., Glower, D. D., Miller, D. C., Fann, J. I., Mitchell, R. S., & Shumway, N. E. (1991). AORTIC DISSECTION RESULTING FROM TEAR OF TRANSVERSE ARCH - IS CONCOMITANT ARCH REPAIR WARRANTED. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 102(3), 355-370.

TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH AORTIC DISSECTION PRESENTING WITH PERIPHERAL VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS
Fann, J. I., Sarris, G. E., Mitchell, R. S., Shumway, N. E., Stinson, E. B., & Miller, D. C. (1990). TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH AORTIC DISSECTION PRESENTING WITH PERIPHERAL VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 212(6), 705-713.

Surgical management of acute aortic dissection complicated by stroke.
Fann, J. I., Sarris, G. E., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Oyer, P. E., & Shumway, N. E. (1989). Surgical management of acute aortic dissection complicated by stroke. Circulation, 80(3), I257-63.

SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION COMPLICATED BY STROKE
Fann, J. I., Sarris, G. E., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Oyer, P. E., & Shumway, N. E. (1989). SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION COMPLICATED BY STROKE. CIRCULATION, 80(3), 257-263.

INHIBITION OF ACCELERATED CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT ARTERIOSCLEROSIS BY FISH OIL
Sarris, G. E., Mitchell, R. S., Billingham, M. E., Glasson, J. R., CAHILL, P. D., & Miller, D. C. (1989). INHIBITION OF ACCELERATED CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT ARTERIOSCLEROSIS BY FISH OIL. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 97(6), 841-855.

REGIONAL VARIABILITY OF PROSTACYCLIN BIOSYNTHESIS
Fann, J. I., CAHILL, P. D., Mitchell, R. S., & Miller, D. C. (1989). REGIONAL VARIABILITY OF PROSTACYCLIN BIOSYNTHESIS. ARTERIOSCLEROSIS, 9(3), 368-373.

THE VASCULAR WAR OF 1988
Wexler, L., Ginsburg, R., Mitchell, R. S., & MEHIGAN, J. T. (1989). THE VASCULAR WAR OF 1988. JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 261(3), 418-419.

EFFECTS OF ASPIRIN, DIPYRIDAMOLE, AND COD LIVER OIL ON ACCELERATED MYOINTIMAL PROLIFERATION IN CANINE VENOARTERIAL ALLOGRAFTS
DeCampli, W. M., Kosek, J. C., Mitchell, R. S., Handen, C. E., & Miller, D. C. (1988). EFFECTS OF ASPIRIN, DIPYRIDAMOLE, AND COD LIVER OIL ON ACCELERATED MYOINTIMAL PROLIFERATION IN CANINE VENOARTERIAL ALLOGRAFTS. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 208(6), 746-754.

INHIBITION OF VEIN GRAFT INTIMAL THICKENING BY EICOSAPENTANOIC ACID - REDUCED THROMBOXANE PRODUCTION WITHOUT CHANGE IN LIPOPROTEIN LEVELS OR LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN RECEPTOR DENSITY
CAHILL, P. D., Sarris, G. E., Cooper, A. D., Wood, P. D., Kosek, J. C., & Miller, D. C. (1988). INHIBITION OF VEIN GRAFT INTIMAL THICKENING BY EICOSAPENTANOIC ACID - REDUCED THROMBOXANE PRODUCTION WITHOUT CHANGE IN LIPOPROTEIN LEVELS OR LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN RECEPTOR DENSITY. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 7(1), 108-118.

PHARMACOLOGICAL, HEMATOLOGICAL, AND PHYSIOLOGICAL-EFFECTS OF A NEW THROMBOXANE SYNTHETASE INHIBITOR (CGS-13080) DURING CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS IN DOGS
DeCampli, W. M., Goodwin, D., Kosek, J. C., Handen, C. E., Mitchell, R. S., & Miller, D. C. (1986). PHARMACOLOGICAL, HEMATOLOGICAL, AND PHYSIOLOGICAL-EFFECTS OF A NEW THROMBOXANE SYNTHETASE INHIBITOR (CGS-13080) DURING CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS IN DOGS. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 42(6), 690-696.

IMPORTANCE OF THE ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR MITRAL CHORDAE ON GLOBAL LEFT-VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC FUNCTION
Hansen, D. E., CAHILL, P. D., DeCampli, W. M., HARRISON, D. C., HANDEN, C., & Miller, D. C. (1986). IMPORTANCE OF THE ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR MITRAL CHORDAE ON GLOBAL LEFT-VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC FUNCTION. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 7(2), A249-A249.

CRITICAL-EVALUATION OF 111-IN-WHITE CELL SCAN FOR DIAGNOSING PROSTHETIC GRAFT INFECTION
McDougall, I. R., Brunner, M. C., Mitchell, R. S., Baldwin, J. C., James, D. R., & Miller, D. C. (1985). CRITICAL-EVALUATION OF 111-IN-WHITE CELL SCAN FOR DIAGNOSING PROSTHETIC GRAFT INFECTION. CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 10(9), P18-P18.

SEVERING THE CHORDAE TENDINEAE REDUCES LEFT-VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC PERFORMANCE IN DOGS
Hansen, D. E., DeCampli, W. M., Mitchell, R. S., Derby, G. C., & Miller, D. C. (1985). SEVERING THE CHORDAE TENDINEAE REDUCES LEFT-VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC PERFORMANCE IN DOGS. CIRCULATION, 72(4), 485-485.

INDEPENDENT DETERMINANTS OF OPERATIVE MORTALITY FOR PATIENTS WITH AORTIC DISSECTIONS
Miller, D. C., Oyer, P. E., Mitchell, R. S., Stinson, E. B., Jamieson, S. W., & Shumway, N. E. (1983). INDEPENDENT DETERMINANTS OF OPERATIVE MORTALITY FOR PATIENTS WITH AORTIC DISSECTIONS. CIRCULATION, 68(4), 15-15.

COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE SAFETY, DURABILITY, CLINICAL-PERFORMANCE, AND HEALING CHARACTERISTICS OF A DOUBLE VELOUR KNITTED DACRON ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS
Mitchell, R. S., Miller, D. C., Billingham, M. E., MEHIGAN, J. T., Olcott, C., & Stinson, E. B. (1980). COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE SAFETY, DURABILITY, CLINICAL-PERFORMANCE, AND HEALING CHARACTERISTICS OF A DOUBLE VELOUR KNITTED DACRON ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS. VASCULAR SURGERY, 14(3), 197-212.