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Biography

Dr. Michael S. Firstenberg

The Ohio State University, USA

Assistant Professor


Email: Michael.Firstenberg@osumc.edu


Qualifications

1996 M.D., Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

1990 B.A., Chemistry, University Of Chicago, USA


Publications

  1. Di Coste A, Cassano V, Troise D, Cassano F, Marzullo A, Caruso G, Lasaracina C, Firstenberg MS, Annecchino FP. 2011. Successful Treatment of Fulminant Myocarditis in a 7 Year Old with a Left Ventricular Assist Device. Mechanical Circulatory Support. Vol. 2. (March 25): 5762.
  2. Firstenberg MS, Sai-Sudhakar C, Abel E, Blais D, Belcher M, Talbott D, Wissman S, Ramsdale J, Dumond D, Petty L, Turner K, Andritsos M. 2011.
  3. Institutional guidelines for the care of the patient with a ventricular-assist device requiring non-cardiac surgery. Mechanical Circulatory Support. Vol. 2. (March 24): 5978.
  4. Firstenberg MS, Crestanello J. 2011. Durability of Sternal Plating Following Respiratory Arrest Requiring Chest Compressions. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. no. 91. (March): 988-989. (IF: 3.644)
  5. Firstenberg MS, Raman SV, Dickerson J. 2011. Noninvasive imaging of prosthetic cardiac devices. Expert Reviews: Cardiovascular Therapy. Vol. 3, no. 9. (March): 381-394. http://www.expert-reviews.com/doi/abs/10.1586/erc.11.1.
  6. Firstenberg MS, Blais D, Abel E, Louis LB, Sun B, Mangino JE. 2010. Fulminant Neisseria Meningitidis: Role for Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation. The Heart Surgery Forum. Vol. 13, no. 6. (December): E376-E378. (IF: 0.614) http://cardenjennings.metapress.com/app/home/contribution.asp?referrer=parent&backto=issue,6,18;journal,1,57; linkingpublicatio
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  7. Bazan JA, Bauer KA, Hollister AS, Mangino JE, Shidham G, Firstenberg MS, Reed EE, Goff DA. 2010. Peramivir Pharmacokinetics in Two Critically Ill Adults with 2009 H1N1 Influenza A Concurrently Receiving Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy. Pharmacotherapy. Vol. 30, no. 10 (October):1016-1020.
  8. Smith V, Sun B, Lindsey D, Firstenberg MS. 2010. Surgical Management of Unusual Gastrointestinal Bleeding and a Left Ventricular Assist Device. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery. no. doi:10.1510/icvts.2010.241703. (August 30) http://icvts.ctsnetjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/icvts.2010.241703v1.
  9. Dickerson JA, Smith M, Kalbfeisch S, Firstenberg MS. 2010. Lipomatous Hypertrophy of the Intraatrial Septum Resulting in Right Atrial Inflow Obstruction and Atrial Flutter. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 89 (May): 1647-1649. http://ats.ctsnetjournals.org/cgi/reprint/89/5/1647. (IF:3.644)
  10. Sharma S, Raman S, Sun B, Sai-Sudhakar C, Firstenberg MS, Sirak J, Crestanello JA. 2010. Anterior Wall Viability and Low Ejection Fraction Predict Functional Improvement after CABG. Journal of Surgical Research. (April 24) (IF: 2.176)
  11. Martin SI, Wellington L, Stevenson KB, Mangino JE, Sai-Sudhakar CB, Firstenberg MS, Blais D, Sun BC. 2010. Effect of Body Mass Index and Device Type on Infection in Left Ventricular Assist Device Support Beyond 30 Days. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery. (April 13)
  12. Firstenberg MS, Blais B, Abel E, Go M. 2010. Superior Vena Cava Bypass With Cryopreserved Ascending Aorta Allograft. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. no. 91. (March): 905-907. (IF: 3.644)
  13. Firstenberg MS, Hasan A, Abel E, Sun B. 2010. Aortic Rupture in a Heart Transplant Patient Following Recent Blunt Aortic Trauma. Journal of Cardiac Surgery. Vol. 25, no. 2 (February 2): 240-242. (IF: 0.804)
  14. Michael S. Firstenberg MD, Erik Abel PharmD, Danielle Blais PharmD, Michael Andritsos MD. 2010. Delayed Malignant Hyperthermia Following Routine Coronary Artery Bypass. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 89. (February): 947-948.http://ats.ctsnetjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/89/3/947. (IF: 2.689)
  15. Raman SV; Sahu A; Merchant AZ; Louis LB; Firstenberg MS; Sun B. 2010. Noninvasive Assessment of Left Ventricular Assist Devices with Multidetector Computed Tomography and Outcomes. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Vol. 29, no. 1 (January): 79-85.
  16. Firstenberg MS, Blais D, Abel E, Hewton H, Crestanello J. 2010. Emergent Pulmonary Embolectomy and Advanced Glioblastoma Multiforme. Case Reports in Medicine. Vol. 2010. : 862028.
  17. Firstenberg MS, Guy G, Bush C, Raman S. 2010. Impaired Myocardial Perfusion From Persistent Mammary Side Branches ? A Role for Functional Imaging and Embolization. Cardiology Research and Practice. Vol. 2010.
  18. Firstenberg MS, Blais D, Louis LB, Stevenson KB, Sun B, Mangino JE. 2009. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 (Expidited Reivew). Emerging Infectious Disease. Vol. 12, no. 15. (December 15): 2059-2060. (IF: 6.5)
  19. Firstenberg MS; Blais D; Crestanello J; Sai-Sudhaker C; Louis LB; Vesco P; Sun B. 2009. Long-term mechanical support for complex left ventricular post-infarct pseudoaneurysms. Heart Surgery Forum. Vol. 5, no. 12. (October): E291-E293. (IF: 0.488)
  20. Crestanello JA; Orsinelli DA; Firstenberg MS; Sai-Sudhakar C. 2009. Aortic valve thrombosis after implantation of temporary left ventricular assist device. Interactive Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 8, no. 6. (June 1): 661.
  21. Firstenberg MS; Blais D; Rea G; Bush CA. 2009. Post-infarct ventricular septal defect following thrombolytic intracranial bleed. Interactive Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 8, no. 3. (March 1): 379.
  22. Firstenberg MS, Sirak JH, Sun BC, Kasick D. 2009. Factitious Disorders And Cardiothoracic Surgery: The Ongoing Multi-Disciplinary Challenges of a Complex Case. Case Reports in Medicine, no. 2009.
  23. Blais DM; Sun B; Vesco P; Louis LB; Sai-Sudhakar C; Firstenberg MS. 2008. Profound thrombocytopenia with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors plus heparin for pump thrombus. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation: The Official Publication Of The International Society For Heart Transplantation. Vol. 27, no. 12. (December 1): 1361. (IF: 3.323)
  24. Sirak J; Jones D; Sun B; Sai-Sudhakar C; Crestanello J; Firstenberg M. 2008. Toward a definitive, totally thoracoscopic procedure for atrial fibrillation. The Annals Of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 86, no. 6. (December 1): 1960. (IF: 2.689)
  25. Firstenberg MS; Louis LB; Sai-Sudhakar CB; Sun BC. 2008. Organ donation after brain death after long-term left ventricular mechanical support. The Journal Of Heart And Lung Transplantation: The Official Publication Of The International Society For Heart Transplantation. Vol. 27, no. 7. (July 1): 815. (IF: 3.323)
  26. Sun BC; Firstenberg MS; Louis LB; Panza A; Crestanello JA; Sirak J; Sai-Sudhakar CB. 2008. Placement of long-term implantable ventricular assist devices without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass. The Journal Of Heart And Lung Transplantation: The Official Publication Of The International Society For Heart Transplantation. Vol. 27, no. 7. (July 1): 718. (IF: 3.323)
  27. Firstenberg MS; Crestanello JA; Sai-Sudhakar CB; Sirak JH; Sun B. 2008. Ascending aortic dissection: look again before you leap. The Annals Of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 85, no. 5. (May 1): 1782. (IF: 2.689)
  28. Firstenberg MS; Greenberg NL; Garcia MJ; Thomas JD. 2008. Relationship between ventricular contractility and early diastolic intraventricular pressure gradients: a diastolic link to systolic function. Journal Of The American Society Of Echocardiography: Official Publication Of The American Society Of Echocardiography. Vol. 21, no. 5. (May 1): 501. (IF: 2.256)
  29. Sabik JF 3rd; Blackstone EH; Firstenberg M; Lytle BW. 2007. A benchmark for evaluating innovative treatment of left main coronary disease. Circulation. Vol. 116, no. 11 Suppl. (September 11): I232. (IF: 14.595)
  30. Firstenberg MS; Sai-Sudhakar CB; Sirak JH; Crestanello JA; Sun B. 2007. Intestinal ischemia complicating ascending aortic dissection: first things first. The Annals Of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 84, no. 2. (August 1): e8. (IF: 2.689)
  31. Sai-Sudhakar CB; Firstenberg MS; Sun B. 2006. Biventricular mechanical assist for complex, acute post-infarction ventricular septal defect. The Journal Of Thoracic And Cardiovascular Surgery. Vol. 132, no. 5. (November 1): 1238.
  32. Firstenberg MS; Sai-Sudhakar CB; Raman SV; Michler RE. 2006. Technical considerations for myocardial revascularization in congenital bilateral hypoplasia of the pericardium. The Annals Of Thoracic Surgery. Vol. 81, no. 1. (January 1): 352. (IF: 2.689)