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David Lehenbauer, MD

  • Attending Physician, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Institute
  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
  • UC Department of Surgery


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'Form fruste' Aortoventricular Tunnel: Preoperative Computed Tomographic Virtual Dissection Defines This Unusual Variant. Tretter, JT; Crotty, EJ; Lehenbauer, DG. Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2022; 15.

Slide Tracheoplasty for Repair of Complex Tracheoesophageal Fistulas. Kennedy, AA; Hart, CK; de Alarcon, A; Putnam, PE; von Allmen, D; Lehenbauer, D; Bryant, R; Torres-Silva, C; Rutter, MJ. Laryngoscope. 2022; 132:1542-1547.

Is the practice of using oversized organs for recipients with elevated pulmonary vascular resistance justified?. Thangappan, K; Zafar, F; Ahmed, HF; Greenberg, JW; Ashfaq, A; Hirsch, R; Chin, C; Lehenbauer, D; O'Donnell, A; Morales, DL S. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2022.

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Congenital Heart Disease. Perry, T; Brown, T; Misfeldt, A; Lehenbauer, D; Cooper, DS. Children. 2022; 9.

Endocarditis in Bovine Vein Grafts in the Pulmonary Position Placed Surgically & Percutaneously. Ahmed, HF; Thangappan, K; Haney, LC; Zafar, F; Lehenbauer, DG; Tweddell, JS; Hirsch, R; Elminshawy, A; Morales, DL S. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery. 2022; 13:155-165.

Heart-kidney listing is better than isolated heart listing for pediatric heart transplant candidates with significant renal insufficiency. Dani, A; Price, N; Thangappan, K; Ryan, TD; Hooper, DK; Cooper, DS; Lehenbauer, DG; Chin, C; Zafar, F; Morales, DL S. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2022.

Caution Required Contextualizing Recommendations for Infants and Neonates in a Pediatric Experience of Mitral Valve Replacement. Wells, D; Lehenbauer, D; Tweddell, JS; Winlaw, DS. World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery. 2021; 12:375-376.

Reply: Preserving our Oslerian heritage. Lehenbauer, DG; Hui, DS. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2021; 161:e316-e317.

Surgical Timing and Outcomes of Unilateral Versus Bilateral Superior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis: An Analysis of Pediatric Heart Network Public Databases. Shuler, JM; Statile, C; Heydarian, H; Lehenbauer, DG; Hill, GD. Pediatric Cardiology. 2021; 42:662-667.

Congenital Absence of Tracheal or Bronchial Rings. Smith, MM; Kou, Y; Schweiger, C; Lehenbauer, DG; de Alarcon, A; Rutter, MJ. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 2021; 164:422-426.

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