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Michael K. Pasque, MD

Professor, Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Section of Cardiac Surgery

Specialty Areas

Cardiac Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Heart Transplantation
Heart Disease

Board Certifications

Thoracic Surgery
Transplantation Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis

Areas of Clinical Interest

Adult cardiac surgery, adult heart transplantation.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-747-9461
Fax: 314-747-4216

Education

Education

Residency: Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada 1986
Residency: General Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, CA 1984
Medical School: University Of Oklahoma School of Medicine 1978

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Electromechanics of the Normal Human Heart In Situ.
Andrews C, Cupps BP, Pasque MK, Rudy Y
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2019 Nov; 12(11)e007484. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.119.007484.

PMID:
    31698936
    [PubMed - in process]
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Chest computed tomography imaging improves potential lung donor assessment.
Gauthier JM, Bierhals AJ, Liu J, Balsara KR, Frederiksen C, Gremminger E, Hachem RR, Witt CA, Trulock EP, Byers DE, Yusen RD, Aguilar PR, Marklin G, Nava RG, Kozower BD, Pasque MK, Meyers BF, Patterson GA, Kreisel D, Puri V
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr; 157(4)1711-1718.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.11.038.

PMID:
    30772037
    [PubMed - in process]
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Unintended consequences of changes to lung allocation policy.
Puri V, Hachem RR, Frye CC, Harrison MS, Semenkovich TR, Lynch JP, Ridolfi G, Rowe C, Meyers BF, Patterson GA, Kozower BD, Pasque MK, Nava RG, Marklin GF, Brockmeier D, Sweet SC, Chapman WC, Kreisel D
Am J Transplant. 2019 Aug; 19(8)2164-2167. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15307.

PMID:
    30758137
    [PubMed - in process]
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Transplantation of Lungs Procured From a Donor With an Atrioesophageal Fistula.
Takahashi T, Gauthier JM, Albertin EK, Damiano RJ Jr, Patterson GA, Bierhals AJ, Pasque MK, Hachem RR, Puri V, Kreisel D
Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb; 107(2)e121-e122. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.06.049.

PMID:
    30081029
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-Term Survival Prediction for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Validation of the ASCERT Model Compared With The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Predicted Risk of Mortality.
Lancaster TS, Schill MR, Greenberg JW, Ruaengsri C, Schuessler RB, Lawton JS, Maniar HS, Pasque MK, Moon MR, Damiano RJ Jr, Melby SJ
Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May; 105(5)1336-1343. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.11.045.

PMID:
    29273200
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The profound impact of combined severe acidosis and malperfusion on operative mortality in the surgical treatment of type A aortic dissection.
Lawton JS, Moon MR, Liu J, Koerner DJ, Kulshrestha K, Damiano RJ Jr, Maniar H, Itoh A, Balsara KR, Masood FM, Melby SJ, Pasque MK
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar; 155(3)897-904. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.11.002.

PMID:
    29249502
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Heterogeneity of systolic dysfunction in patients with severe aortic stenosis and preserved ejection fraction.
Lindman BR, Liu Q, Cupps BP, Woodard PK, Novak E, Vatterott AM, Koerner DJ, Kulshrestha K, Pasque MK
J Card Surg. 2017 Aug; 32(8)454-461. doi: 10.1111/jocs.13183.

PMID:
    28833636
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Topographic mapping of left ventricular regional contractile injury in ischemic mitral regurgitation.
Lancaster TS, Kar J, Cupps BP, Henn MC, Kulshrestha K, Koerner DJ, Pasque MK
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jul; 154(1)149-158.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.11.055.

PMID:
    28109612
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Implantation of left ventricular assist device in a patient with left ventricular non-compaction.
Balsara KR, Bierhals A, Vader J, Pasque MK, Itoh A
J Card Surg. 2017 Feb; 32(2)159-161. doi: 10.1111/jocs.13088.

PMID:
    28076895
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Not all that hibernates necessarily wakes up.
Pasque MK
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Mar; 153(3)591-592. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.10.044.

PMID:
    27876493
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiothoracic Organ Procurement for Transplantation: How I Teach It.
Kachroo P, Rove JY, Bribriesco AC, Taghavi S, Pasque CC, Pasque MK
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct; 102(4)1042-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.08.042.

PMID:
    27645939
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Capitalizing on the mathematical foundation of cardiovascular physiology and the image processing capabilities of the human mind.
Pasque MK
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug; 152(2)428-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.04.075.

PMID:
    27234017
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complete Coronary Revascularization Improves Survival in Octogenarians.
Melby SJ, Saint LL, Balsara K, Itoh A, Lawton JS, Maniar H, Pasque MK, Damiano RJ Jr, Moon MR
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug; 102(2)505-11. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.065.

PMID:
    27101730
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Delirium after surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement is associated with increased mortality.
Maniar HS, Lindman BR, Escallier K, Avidan M, Novak E, Melby SJ, Damiano MS, Lasala J, Quader N, Rao RS, Lawton J, Moon MR, Helsten D, Pasque MK, Damiano RJ Jr, Zajarias A
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar; 151(3)815-823.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.10.114.

PMID:
    26774165
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Normalized Multiparametric Myocardial Strain Predicts Contractile Recovery.
Henn MC, Lawrance CP, Kar J, Cupps BP, Kulshrestha K, Koerner D, Wallace K, Joseph S, Ewald G, Pasque MK
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct; 100(4)1284-91. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.025.

PMID:
    26228597
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Extreme mentoring in cardiothoracic surgery.
Pasque MK
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct; 150(4)785-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.04.056.

PMID:
    26038363
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of surgical strategy on survival after repair of type A aortic dissection.
Lawton JS, Liu J, Kulshrestha K, Moon MR, Damiano RJ Jr, Maniar H, Pasque MK
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Aug; 150(2)294-301.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.03.023.

PMID:
    26005060
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantifying "normalized" regional left ventricular contractile function in ischemic coronary artery disease.
Henn MC, Cupps BP, Kar J, Kulshrestha K, Koerner D, Braverman AC, Pasque MK
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jul; 150(1)240-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.03.049.

PMID:
    25940418
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Left main disease progression following left branch vessel percutaneous intervention in patients who are referred for coronary artery bypass grafting.
Castillo-Sang M, Anastacio MM, Guthrie TJ, Maniar HS, Moon MR, Pasque MK, Damiano RJ, Lawton JS
J Card Surg. 2015 Jan; 30(1)35-40. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12460.

PMID:
    25327708
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early left ventricular regional contractile impairment in chronic mitral regurgitation occurs in a consistent, heterogeneous pattern.
Maniar HS, Brady BD, Lee U, Cupps BP, Kar J, Wallace KM, Pasque MK
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Oct; 148(4)1694-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.05.088.

PMID:
    25260278
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Derivation of 3D cardiac constitutive equations