Faculty - Thomas Schwann, M.D.
M.D. Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Residency in Surgery Yale-New Haven Medical Center Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery Yale-New Haven Medical Center
Engoren MC, Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ. Effect of blood transfusion on long-term survival after cardiac operation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 74:1180-1186, 2002.
Habib RH, Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Shah AS. Adverse effects of low hematocrit during adult cardiopulmonary bypass: should current practice be changed? Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 125:1438-1450, 2003.
Riordan CJ, Engoren M, Zacharias A, Schwann T, Parenteau G, Durham S, Habib RH. Resource utilization in coronary artery bypass surgery: does surgical risk predict cost? Annals of Thoracic Surgery 69(4):1092-1097, 2000.
Schwann TA, Habib RH, Zacharias A, Parenteau GL, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Engoren M. Effects of body size on operative, intermediate and long-term outcomes after coronary artery bypass operation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 71:521-531, 2001.
Schwann TA, Zacharias A, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Engoren M, Habib RH. Safe, highly selective use of pulmonary artery catheters in coronary artery bypass grafting: an objective patient selection method. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 73:1394-1402, 2002.
Schwann T, Zacharias A, Riordan C, Engoren M, Durham S, Habib RH. Effects of post cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) hemodilution on postoperative pulmonary status: do transfusions help? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 71:521-531, 2001.
Zacharias A, Schwann T, Parenteau G, Riordan C, Durham S, Engoren M. Predictors of gastrointestinal complications in cardiac surgery. Texas Heart Institute Journal 27(2):93-99, 2000.
Zacharias A, Schwann TA, Riordan CJ, Durham SJ, Clark PJ, Martinez B, Engoren M, Habib RH. Operative and 5-year outcomes of combined carotid and coronary revascularization: review of a large contemporary experience. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 73:491-498, 2002.