Nikolaos J. Skubas, M.D., D.Sc.



1.Skubas NJ, Despotis GD, Vlasnic JJ, Moon MR: Preoperative Use of Enoxaparin and Tirofiban: Possible Association With Increased Bleeding Post-Bypass. Anesthesiology 1999;91:869-72 (MEDLINE 10485801)

2.Despotis GD, Skubas NJ, Goodnough LT: Optimal Management of Bleeding and Transfusion in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 1999;11:84-104 (MEDLINE 10378853)

3.Lappas DG, Skubas NJ, Lappas GD, Ruocco E, Tambassis E, Pasque, M: Prevalence of Left Ventricular Diastolic Filling Abnormalities in Adult Cardiac Surgical Patients: An Intraoperative Echocardiographic Study. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 1999;11:125-33 (MEDLINE 10378856)

4.Skubas NJ, Bakola AA, Apostolidou I, Sundt, TM III, Cox JL, Lappas DG: Echocardiographic Characterization of Left Ventricular Diastolic Properties in Patients Presenting for the Maze Procedure. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 1999;11:134-41 (MEDLINE 10378857)

5.Apostolidou IA, Skubas NJ, Bakola AA, Hogue CW, Despotis GD, McCawley CA, Lappas DG: Effects of Nicardipine and Nitroglycerin on Perioperative Myocardial Ischemia in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 1999;11:77-83 (MEDLINE 10378852)

6.Apostolidou IA, Despotis GD, Hogue CW, Skubas NJ, McCawley CA, Hauptmann EL, Lappas DG: Anti-ischemic Effects of Nicardipine and Nitroglycerin Following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1999;67:417-22 (MEDLINE 10197663)

7.Kollef MH, Skubas NJ, Sundt TM. A randomized clinical trial of continuous aspiration of subglottic secretions in cardiac surgery patients. Chest 1999;116:1339-46 (MEDLINE 10559097)

8.Skubas NJ, Despotis GD: In reply (Does perioperative antithrombotic therapy increase the likelihood of a postoperative coagulopathy after cardiac surgery?). Anesthesiology 2000;92:1500-1

9.Skubas NJ, Hyder M, Pasque MK, Ruocco E, LappasDG: Left Ventricular Assist Device: hemodynamic profile. Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Aneshesia 2000;14:751-2 (MEDLINE 11139123)

10.Skubas NJ, Beardslee M, Barzilai B, Pasque M, Kattapuram M, Lappas DG. Constrictive pericarditis: intraoperative hemodynamic and echocardiographic evaluation of cardiac filling dynamics. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2001;92:1424-6 (MEDLINE 11375818)

11.Skubas NJ, Barzilai B, Hogue CW Jr. Atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery is unrelated to cardiac abnormalities detected by transesophageal echocardiography. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2001; 93:14-9 (MEDLINE 11429330)

12.Despotis GJ, Hogue CW, Saleem R, Bigham M, Skubas N, Apostolidou I, Qayum A, Joist JH. The relationship between hirudin and activated clotting time: implications for patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia undergoing cardiac surgery. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2001; 93:28-32 (MEDLINE 11429333)

13.Apostolidou IA, Skubas NJ, Despotis GJ, Kallinteri E, Hogue CW, Lappas DG, Barner HB. Occurrence of myocardial ischemia immediately after coronary revascularization using radial arterial conduits. Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia 2001;15:433-8 (MEDLINE 11505345)

14.Avidan MS, Levy JH, Scholz J, Delphin E, Rosseel MJ, Howie MB, Gratz I, Bush CR, Skubas N, Aldea GS, Licina M, Bonfiglio LJ, Kajdasz DK, Ott E, Despotis GJ. A phase III, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study on the efficacy of recombinant human antithrombin in heparin-resistant patients scheduled to undergo cardiac surgery necessitating cardiopulmonary bypass. Anesthesiology 2005;102:276-84 (MEDLINE 15681940)

15.Skubas N, Barner H, Apostolidou I, Lappas DG. Phenylephrine Increases Blood Flow in the Radial Artery Used as a Coronary Bypass Conduit. J Cardiothor Vasc Surgery 2005;(MEDLINE 16153914)

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