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Prem S. Shekar, MD
Associate Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Surgery
Cardiac Surgery
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115


Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Lander HL, Ejiofor JI, McGurk S, Tsuyoshi K, Shekar P, Body SC. Vancomycin Paste Does Not Reduce the Incidence of Deep Sternal Wound Infection After Cardiac Operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb; 103(2):497-503.

2. Sigurdsson MI, Saddic L, Heydarpour M, Chang TW, Shekar P, Aranki S, Couper GS, Shernan SK, Seidman JG, Body SC, Muehlschlegel JD. Allele-specific expression in the human heart and its application to postoperative atrial fibrillation and myocardial ischemia. Genome Med. 2016 12 06; 8(1):127.

3. Habchi KM, Ashikhmina E, Vieira VM, Shahram JT, Isselbacher EM, Sundt TM, Shekar P, Muehlschlegel JD, Body SC. Association between bicuspid aortic valve morphotype and regional dilatation of the aortic root and trunk. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Mar; 33(3):341-349.

4. Ejiofor JI, Nohria A, Norman A, McGurk S, Nyman C, Shook D, Sobieszczyk P, Shah P, Shekar P, Pelletier M, Kaneko T. TCT-726 Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Prior Mediastinal Radiation: Transcatheter Vs Surgical Approach. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 01; 68(18S):B294.

5. Ejiofor JI, Yammine M, Harloff MT, McGurk S, Muehlschlegel JD, Shekar PS, Cohn LH, Shah P, Kaneko T. Reoperative Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Versus Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Replacement for Degenerated Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov; 102(5):1452-1458.

6. Sigurdsson MI, Longford NT, Heydarpour M, Saddic L, Chang TW, Fox AA, Collard CD, Aranki S, Shekar P, Shernan SK, Muehlschlegel JD, Body SC. Duration of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery Is Associated With Worsened Long-Term Survival. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec; 102(6):2018-2026.

7. D'Ambra MN, FitzGerald D, Kaufman RM, Shekar P. Blood conservation: Why aren't we doing this for everyone? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct; 150(4):984-5.

8. Neely RC, Byrne JG, Gosev I, Cohn LH, Javed Q, Rawn JD, Goldhaber SZ, Piazza G, Aranki SF, Shekar PS, Leacche M. Surgical Embolectomy for Acute Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism in a Series of 115 Patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct; 100(4):1245-51; discussion 1251-2.

9. Reed GW, Guo J, Cannon CP, Kumar A, Aranki S, Shekar P, Agnihotri A, Maree AO, McLean DS, Rosenfield K. Authors' Reply. Clin Cardiol. 2015 Jul; 38(7):444-5.

10. Reed GW, Kumar A, Guo J, Aranki S, Shekar P, Agnihotri A, Maree AO, McLean DS, Rosenfield K, Cannon CP. Point-of-care platelet function testing predicts bleeding in patients exposed to clopidogrel undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: Verify pre-op TIMI 45--a pilot study. Clin Cardiol. 2015 Feb; 38(2):92-8.