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Professor Tomas A. Salerno

Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital

University of Miami, USA


Email: TSalerno@med.miami.edu


1975 M.Sc., McGill University, Montreal, Canada

1971 M.D.C.M., McGill University, Montreal, Canada

1967 B.Sc., McGill University, Canada

1964 B.A., (Cientifico), Colegio Roosevelt, Brazil

Publications (selected)

  1. Yiliam F. Rodriguez Blanco, MD*, Keith Candiotti MD*, Angela Gologorsky MD*, Jadelis Giquel MD*, Michael Barron MD, FAHA*, Tomas Salerno MD**, Edward Gologorsky MD, FASE*: Factors which predict safe extubation in the operating room following cardiac surgery.J Cardiac Surg 2012; 27: 275-280
  2. Rodriguez-Blanco YF, Garcia L, Brice T, Ricci M, Salerno TA. Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest (DHCA) with Lung Perfusion/Ventilation in a Patient with acute Type A Aortic Dissection. Case Rep Med. 2012;2012:631494. doi: 10.1155/2012/631494. Epub 2012 Mar 7
  3. Thai Vu MD, Chad M. Thorson MD, Carl I. Schulman MD PhD, Christian A. Otero MD, Mark L Ryan MD, Enrique Ginzburg MD, Alan S. Livingstone MD, Tomas A Salerno MD, Nicholas Namias MD MBA, and Kenneth G. Proctor PhD: Does Hemopericardium After Chest Trauma Mandate Sternotomy? Submitted J Trauma, September 13, 2011
  4. Macedo IB, Gologorsky E, Costa ACBA, Pham SM, Salerno TA: Beating heart surgery with pulmonary perfusion and ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass: Target Organs’ perfusion without cardioplegia. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery 2012; 24: 308-310
  5. Salerno TA: Myocardial protection era: from valve surgery to heart transplantation. Artif Organs. 2012 Nov;36(11):939-42.
  6. Hassan M, Karras R, Salerno TA, Panos AL: Brachial plesus paralysis of a dominant arm due to hematoma associated with internal jugular vein cannulation. J. Cardiac Surg 2013
  7. Thorson CM, Namias N, Van Haren RM, Guarch GA, Ginzburg E, Salerno TA, Schulman CI, Livingstone AS, Proctor KG. Does hemopericardium after chest trauma mandate sternotomy? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Jun;72(6):1518-24; discussion 1524-5
  8. Salerno TA, Macedo FI, Gologorsky E. Pulmonary ventilation should be matched with pulmonary perfusion during cardiopulmonary bypass. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Oct;26(5):e60. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2012.04.014. Epub 2012 Jun
  9. TA, Gologorsky E. J  Factors which predict safe extubation in the operating room following cardiac surgery Card Surg. 2012 May;27(3):275-80. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2012.01434.x. Epub 2012 Apr 12.
  10. INVASIVE RENAL CELL CARCINOMA WITH INFERIOR VENA CAVA TUMOR THROMBUS - CA Rodriguez Blanco YF, Candiotti K, Gologorsky A, Tang F, Giquel J, Barron ME, Salerno  J. Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2013 (IN PRESS)
  11. Baik P DO1, Fourzali R MD2, Salsamendi J MD2, Salerno TA MD1 Transventricular Migration of an Inferior Vena Cava Filter Limb (Images in Cardiothoracic Surgery). Ann Thorac Surgery 2014; 97: 343
  12. Salerno TA:  Commentary on Percutaneous Valve Inoperable Patients. Journal of Cardiac Surg 2013 (IN PRESS 2013)
  13. Francisco Igor B. Macedo, M.D.,*,Tomas A. Salerno, M.D.,* and Si M. Pham MD: Replacement of infected aortic prosthetic graft with aortic homograft after heart transplantation: 13 –year follow up: J Card Surg. 2013 May;28(3):312-4.
  14. Lung perfusion and ventilation during implantation of left ventricular assist device as a strategy to avoid postoperative pulmonary complications and right ventricular failure. Si M. Pham MD, Francisco Igor B. Macedo MD, Anthony L. Panos MD, Fotios M. Andreopoulos PhD, and Tomas A. Salerno M.D. Europ. J. Cardiothorac Surg (IN PRESS 2013).
  15. Ciancio G, Salerno TA. Invited commentary on Deep hypothermia and low flow for surgery for abdominal or extraperitoneal tumors with cavoatrial extension. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun;95(6):2041
  16. Mohammed Hassan, MD,a Tomas A. Salerno, MD,b Jimmy Windsor, MD,c and Marco Ricci, MD, MBA Minimally invasive valve surgery via right mini-thoracotomy:
  17. Technical aspects to facilitate prosthetic valve insertion. World J. Cardiovascular Surgery, 2013 ( http://www.scirp.org/journal/wcjs)
  18. Fukazawa K, Gologorsky E, Naguit K, Pretto EA Jr, Salerno TA, Arianayagam M, Silverman R, Barron ME, Ciancio G. Invasive Renal Cell Carcinoma with Inferior Vena Cava turmor thrombus: Cardiac anesthesia in liver transplant settings. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013 Sep 16. pii: S1053-0770(13)00185-7. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2013.04.002. [Epub ahead of print]
  19. Iacobellis E, Fonseca T, Poggioli R, Panos A, Salerno TA, and Bianco A: Epicardial adipose tissue has a unique transcriptome that is downregulated in severe coronary artery disease. Submitted to International J. Obesity, Jan 17, 2014.
  20. Hassan M, Windsor J, Salerno TA, Ricci M: Use of Pledgeted Sutures in Mitral Annuloplasty. Innovations 2014 (IN PRESS)
  21. Salerno TA: Invited Commentary: Coronary revascularization in the setting of surgical aortic valve replacement: Do we need extra icing on the cake?  JTCVS (IN PRESS 2014)
  22. Wenche Jy, Orlando Gómez-Marín,  Tomas A Salerno, MD3, Anthony Panos MD3, Donald Williams, MD3, John Morgan, MD1, Lawrence L. Horstman, BS1 and Yeon S. Ahn, MD1;. : Pre-surgical levels of circulating cell-derived microparticles are robust predictors of transfusion requirement in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.  JTCVS  2015; 149: 305-11
  23. Salerno TA: Invited Article Commentary JTCVS-14-1347
  24. Surgical revascularization for diabetic patients: do all roads lead to Rome? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Oct;148(4):1273-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.08.034. Epub 2014 Aug 28. No abstract available.
  25. Elizabeth A. McAninch1, Tatiana L. Fonseca1, Raffaella Poggioli2, Anthony L. Panos3, Tomas A. Salerno3, Youping Deng4, 455. Yan Li4, Antonio C. Bianco1, and Gianluca Iacobellis2: Epicardial Adipose Tissue has a Unique Transcriptome Modified in Severe Coronary Artery Disease. Obesity | VOLUME 00 | NUMBER 00 | MONTH 2015