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Thomas G. Gleason

University Of Pittsburgh Physicians
Thoracic Surgery
Male
Practicing approx. 27 years

Bio


Thomas Gleason is a Thoracic Surgeon in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He has been an author on 225 peer reviewed articles and participated in 1 clinical trials in the past 15 years. Dr. Gleason's top three areas of expertise are Aortic Dissection, Bicuspid Aortic Valve, and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm. He is licensed to treat patients in PA and IL.

Contact

320 Main St
Johnstown, PA 15901, US

Latest Research


Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Adult Heart Transplantation
  • Journal: Journal of the American Heart Association
  • Treatment Used: Hepatitis C (HCV)-Positive Donors
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study evaluated the impact of hepatitis C-positive (HCV+) donors on outcomes of heart transplantation.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Severe ischemic mitral regurgitation
  • Journal: Journal of cardiac surgery
  • Treatment Used: Mitral valve surgery
  • Number of Patients: 358
  • Published —
The study researched the safety and effectiveness of mitral valve surgery for severe ischemic mitral regurgitation.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Journal: European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgical or Percutaneous Multivessel Coronary Revascularization
  • Number of Patients: 1853
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using a surgical or percutaneous multivessel coronary revascularization to treat patients with chronic kidney disease.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
  • Journal: Journal of cardiac surgery
  • Treatment Used: Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor (ACEi) Exposure
  • Number of Patients: 5270
  • Published —
This study evaluated the impact of preoperative angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEi) exposure on outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Acute Complicated Type B Aortic Dissection
  • Journal: Journal of vascular surgery
  • Treatment Used: STABLE II
  • Number of Patients: 73
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using STABLE II to treat patients with acute complicated type B aortic dissection.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Neurological Complications from Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
The aim of the study was to analyze the neurological (nervous system) events in the surgical replacement versus transcatheter aortic valve implantation trial.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Mitral Valve Reperations
  • Journal: The Annals of thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Mitral Valve Surgery (MVS)
  • Number of Patients: 17195
  • Published —
This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of mitral valve surgery (MVS) for the treatment of patients who have undergone prior mitral valve surgery.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: High-Risk Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Self-Expanding Transcatheter (TAVR) vs. Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR)
  • Number of Patients: 797
  • Published —
This study compared transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) among high operative mortality-risk patients in terms of mid-term 5-year outcomes of safety, performance, and durability.

Clinical Trials


Clinical Trial
Device
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Study Type: Device
  • Participants: 585
  • Start Date: November 3, 2016
Randomized Trial of the NeoChord™ DS1000™ System Versus Open Surgical Repair

All Publications
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Publication
Study
  • Journal: The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
  • Published —
Commentary: Valvular mimicry in simulation-espice, adspice, prospice.
Publication
Study
  • Journal: Journal of cardiac surgery
  • Published —
Medical and surgical management of acute type B aortic intramural hematoma.

Contact

320 Main St
Johnstown, PA 15901, US

Affiliations

  • Upmc Presbyterian Shadyside
  • Brigham And Women's Hospital
  • Upmc Altoona

Credentials

  • Graduate InstitutionRush Medical College Of Rush University
    1993
  • Licenses
    Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) in PA
  • Board Certifications
    Thoracic Surgery
    General Surgery
    Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)

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