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2014

A. Kansy, B. Maruszewski, Z. Tobota, T. Ebels, C. Schreiber, and J. Jacobs
Higher Volume Load In Congenital Heart Surgery Is Associated With Better Early Outcomes
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery, 19(1), 2014
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A. Kansy, T. Ebels, C. Schreiber, Z. Tobota, and B. Maruszewski
Association of Center Volume With Outcomes: Analysis of Verified Data of European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Congenital Database
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 98(6), 2159-2164, 2014
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2013

A. Kansy, B. Maruszewski, J. Jacobs, and P. Maruszewski
CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS. Application of four complexity stratification tools (Aristotle Basic Score, RACHS-1, STAT Mortality Score, and STAT Mortality Categories) to evaluate early congenital heart surgery outcomes over 16 years at a single institution
Kardiochirurgia i Torakochirurgia Polska/Polish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 10(2), 115-119, 2013
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J. P. Jacobs and B. Maruszewski
Functionally Univentricular Heart and the Fontan Operation
World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (PMID: 24327626), 4(4), 349-355, 2013
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2012

G. E. Sarris, J. V. Comas, Z. Tobota, and B. Maruszewski
Results of reparative surgery for tetralogy of Fallot: data from the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Congenital Database†
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 42(5), 766-774, 2012
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J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, B. Maruszewski, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, C. I. Tchervenkov, Z. Tobota, G. Stellin, H. Kurosawa, et al.
Initial application in the EACTS and STS Congenital Heart Surgery Databases of an empirically derived methodology of complexity adjustment to evaluate surgical case mix and results†
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 42(5), 775-780, 2012
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A. Kansy, J. P. Jacobs, A. Pastuszko, M. Mirkowicz-Małek, M. Manowska, E. Jezierska, P. Maruszewski, P. Burczyński, et al.
Major Infection After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: External Validation of Risk Estimation Model
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 94(6), 2091-2095, 2012
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2010

J. P. Jacobs, B. Maruszewski, H. Kurosawa, M. L. Jacobs, C. Mavroudis, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, C. I. Tchervenkov, H. I. Walters, et al.
Congenital Heart Surgery Databases Around the World: Do We Need a Global Database?
Seminars in Thoracic \& Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual, 13(1), 3-19, 2010
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J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, C. Mavroudis, B. Maruszewski, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, and C. I. Tchervenkov
A Correction to an Analysis From the EACTS and STS Congenital Heart Surgery Databases
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 89(4), 1339, 2010
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A. Kansy, Z. Tobota, P. Maruszewski, and B. Maruszewski
Analysis of 14,843 Neonatal Congenital Heart Surgical Procedures in the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Congenital Database
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 89(4), 1255-1259, 2010
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2009

S. M. O'Brien, D. R. Clarke, J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, C. Pizarro, K. F. Welke, B. Maruszewski, et al.
An empirically based tool for analyzing mortality associated with congenital heart surgery
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 138(5), 1139-1153, 2009
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J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, K. J. Jenkins, K. Gauvreau, E. Bacha, B. Maruszewski, D. R. Clarke, et al.
Stratification of Complexity Improves the Utility and Accuracy of Outcomes Analysis in a Multi-Institutional Congenital Heart Surgery Database: Application of the Risk Adjustment in Congenital Heart Surgery (RACHS-1) and Aristotle Systems in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Congenital Heart Surgery Database
Pediatric Cardiology, 30(8), 1117, 2009
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2008

D. R. Clarke, L. S. Breen, M. L. Jacobs, R. C. Franklin, Z. Tobota, B. Maruszewski, and J. P. Jacobs
Verification of data in congenital cardiac surgery
Cardiology in the Young, 18(2), 177-187, 2008
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D. R. Clarke, F. Lacour-Gayet, J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, B. Maruszewski, C. Pizarro, F. H. Edwards, and C. Mavroudis
The assessment of complexity in congenital cardiac surgery based on objective data
Cardiology in the Young, 18(2), 169-176, 2008
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D. F. Vener, J. P. Jacobs, E. Schindler, B. Maruszewski, and D. Andropoulos
Databases for assessing the outcomes of the treatment of patients with congenital and paediatric cardiac disease – the perspective of anaesthesia
Cardiology in the Young, 18(2), 124-129, 2008
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M. L. Jacobs, J. P. Jacobs, R. C. Franklin, C. Mavroudis, F. Lacour-Gayet, C. I. Tchervenkov, H. Walters, E. A. Bacha, et al.
Databases for assessing the outcomes of the treatment of patients with congenital and paediatric cardiac disease – the perspective of cardiac surgery
Cardiology in the Young, 18(2), 101-115, 2008
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R. C. Franklin, J. P. Jacobs, O. N. Krogmann, M. J. Béland, V. D. Aiello, S. D. Colan, M. J. Elliott, J. W. Gaynor, et al.
Nomenclature for congenital and paediatric cardiac disease: Historical perspectives and The International Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Code
Cardiology in the Young, 18(2), 70-80, 2008
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C. I. Tchervenkov, J. P. Jacobs, P.-L. Bernier, G. Stellin, H. Kurosawa, C. Mavroudis, R. A. Jonas, S. M. Cicek, et al.
The improvement of care for paediatric and congenital cardiac disease across the World: a challenge for the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
Cardiology in the Young, 18(2), 63-69, 2008
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J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, C. Mavroudis, C. L. Backer, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, C. I. Tchervenkov, R. C. G. Franklin, M. J. Béland, et al.
Nomenclature and databases for the surgical treatment of congenital cardiac disease – an updated primer and an analysis of opportunities for improvement
Cardiology in the Young, 18(2), 38-62, 2008
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2007

F. Lacour-Gayet, J. P. Jacobs, D. R. Clarke, B. Maruszewski, M. L. Jacobs, S. M. O'Brien, and C. Mavroudis
Evaluation of the Quality of Care in Congenital Heart Surgery: Contribution of the Aristotle Complexity Score
Advances in Pediatrics, 54(1), 67-83, 2007
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S. M. O'Brien, J. P. Jacobs, D. R. Clarke, B. Maruszewski, M. L. Jacobs, W. I. H. L., C. I. Tchervenkov, K. F. Welke, et al.
Accuracy of the Aristotle Basic Complexity Score for Classifying the Mortality and Morbidity Potential of Congenital Heart Surgery Operations
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 84(6), 2027-2037, 2007
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J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, C. Mavroudis, B. Maruszewski, C. I. Tchervenkov, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, D. R. Clarke, T. J. Yeh, et al.
What is Operative Morbidity? Defining Complications in a Surgical Registry Database
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 84(4), 1416-1421, 2007
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J. P. Jacobs, C. Mavroudis, M. L. Jacobs, B. Maruszewski, C. I. Tchervenkov, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, D. R. Clarke, J. W. Gaynor, et al.
Nomenclature and Databases --- The Past, the Present, and the Future
Pediatric Cardiology, 28(2), 105-115, 2007
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2006

J. P. Jacobs, C. Mavroudis, M. L. Jacobs, B. Maruszewski, C. I. Tchervenkov, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, D. R. Clarke, T. J. Yeh, et al.
What is Operative Mortality? Defining Death in a Surgical Registry Database: A Report of the STS Congenital Database Taskforce and the Joint EACTS-STS Congenital Database Committee
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 81(5), 1937-1941, 2006
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2005

K. F. Welke, J. P. Jacobs, and K. J. Jenkins
Evaluation of quality of care for congenital heart disease
Seminars in Thoracic \& Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual, 8(1), 157-167, 2005
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M. L. Jacobs
Editorial comment
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 28(3), 405-406, 2005
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J. P. Jacobs, B. Maruszewski, C. I. Tchervenkov, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, M. L. Jacobs, D. R. Clarke, J. W. Gaynor, T. L. Spray, et al.
The current status and future directions of efforts to create a global database for the outcomes of therapy for congenital heart disease
Cardiology in the Young, 15(1), 190-197, 2005
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J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, B. Maruszewski, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, D. R. Clarke, C. I. Tchervenkov, J. W. Gaynor, T. L. Spray, et al.
Current Status of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 80(6), 2278-2284, 2005
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J. P. Jacobs and B. Maruszewski
Computerized outcomes analysis for congenital heart disease
Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 17(5), 586-591, 2005
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B. Maruszewski, F. Lacour-Gayet, J. L. Monro, B. E. Keogh, Z. Tobota, and A. Kansy
An attempt at data verification in the EACTS Congenital Database
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 28(3), 400-404, 2005
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F. Lacour-Gayet, J. P. Jacobs, D. R. Clarke, J. W. Gaynor, M. L. Jacobs, R. H. Anderson, M. J. Elliott, B. Maruszewski, et al.
Performance of surgery for congenital heart disease: Shall we wait a generation or look for different statistics?
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 130(1), 234-235, 2005
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F. Lacour-Gayet and D. R. Clarke
The Aristotle method: a new concept to evaluate quality of care based on complexity
Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 17(3), 412-417, 2005
risk stratification
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J. P. Jacobs, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, M. L. Jacobs, D. R. Clarke, C. I. Tchervenkov, J. W. Gaynor, T. L. Spray, B. Maruszewski, et al.
Initial Application in The STS Congenital Database of Complexity Adjustment to Evaluate Surgical Case Mix and Results
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 79(5), 1635-1649, 2005
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2004

M. J. Béland, R. C. G. Franklin, J. P. Jacobs, C. I. Tchervenkov, V. D. Aiello, S. D. Colan, J. W. Gaynor, O. N. Krogmann, et al.
Update from The International Working Group for Mapping and Coding of Nomenclatures for Paediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
Cardiology in the Young, 14(2), 225-229, 2004
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J. P. Jacobs, C. Mavroudis, M. L. Jacobs, F. G. Lacour-Gayet, C. I. Tchervenkov, J. W. Gaynor, D. R. Clarke, T. L. Spray, et al.
Lessons learned from the data analysis of the second harvest (1998–2001) of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Congenital Heart Surgery Database
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 26(1), 18-37, 2004
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F. Lacour-Gayet, D. Clarke, J. Jacobs, J. Comas, S. Daebritz, W. Daenen, W. Gaynor, L. Hamilton, et al.
The Aristotle score: a complexity-adjusted method to evaluate surgical results
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 25(6), 911-924, 2004
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F. Lacour-Gayet, D. Clarke, J. Jacobs, W. Gaynor, L. Hamilton, M. Jacobs, B. Maruszewski, M. Pozzi, et al.
The Aristotle score for congenital heart surgery
Seminars in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual, 7(1), 185-191, 2004
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2002

B. Maruszewski, F. Lacour-Gayet, M. J. Elliott, J. W. Gaynor, J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, C. I. Tchervenkov, H. Kurosawa, et al.
Congenital heart surgery nomenclature and database project: update and proposed data harvest
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 21(1), 47-49, 2002
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R. C. G. Franklin, J. P. Jacobs, C. I. Tchervenkov, and M. J. Béland
Bidirectional crossmap of the Short Lists of the European Paediatric Cardiac Code and the International Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project
Cardiology in the Young, 12(5), 431-435, 2002
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R. C. G. Franklin, J. P. Jacobs, C. I. Tchervenkov, and M. Beland
STS/EACTS Short List mapping to European Paediatric Cardiac Code Short List with ICD-9 & ICD-10 crossmapping
Cardiology in the Young, 12(2), 50-62, 2002
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R. C. G. Franklin, J. P. Jacobs, C. I. Tchervenkov, and M. Beland
European Paediatric Cardiac Code Short List crossmapped to STS/EACTS Short List with ICD-9 & ICD-10 crossmapping
Cardiology in the Young, 12(2), 23-49, 2002
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J. W. Gaynor, J. P. Jacobs, M. L. Jacobs, M. J. Elliott, F. Lacour-Gayet, C. I. Tchervenkov, B. Maruszewski, and C. Mavroudis
Congenital heart surgery nomenclature and database project: update and proposed data harvest
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 73(3), 1016-1018, 2002
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B. Maruszewski and Z. Tobota
The European Congenital Heart Defects Surgery Database experience: Pediatric European Cardiothoracic Surgical Registry of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Seminars in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual, 5(1), 143-147, 2002
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C. Mavroudis and J. P. Jacobs
Congenital heart disease outcome analysis: Methodology and rationale
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 123(1), 6-7, 2002
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F. Lacour-Gayet
Risk stratification theme for congenital heart surgery
Seminars in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual, 5(1), 148-152, 2002
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J. P. Jacobs
Software development, nomenclature schemes, and mapping strategies for an international pediatric cardiac surgery database system
Seminars in Thoracic \& Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual, 5(1), 153-162, 2002
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C. Mavroudis, M. Gevitz, M. J. Elliott, J. P. Jacobs, and J. P. Gold
Virtues of a worldwide congenital heart surgery database
Seminars in Thoracic \& Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual, 5(1), 126-131, 2002
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2000

F. Lacour-Gayet, B. Maruszewski, C. Mavroudis, J. P. Jacobs, and M. J. Elliott
Presentation of the International Nomenclature for Congenital Heart Surgery. The long way from nomenclature to collection of validated data at the EACTS
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 18(2), 128-135, 2000
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C. Mavroudis and J. P. Jacobs
Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: overview and minimum dataset
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 69(3), 2-17, 2000
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