Mark Ratcliffe, MD

Heart surgeon

Academic Title

Professor

Education

Case Western Reserve University 1981

Residencies

University of Pennsylvania, General Surgery 1988

Fellowships

University of Pennsylvania, Cardiothoracic Surgery 1991

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Spaulding K, Takaba K, Collins A, Faraji F, Wang G, Aguayo E, Ge L, Saloner D, Wallace AW, Baker AJ, Lovett DH, Ratcliffe MB. Short term doxycycline treatment induces sustained improvement in myocardial infarction border zone contractility. PLoS One. 2018; 13(2):e0192720.
  2. Al-Masri H, Ratcliffe M, Sharpe A, Barker C, Scorer P, Scott M, Rebelatto M, Walker J. Correction to: Abstracts : 29th European Congress of Pathology. Virchows Arch. 2018 Feb; 472(2):301.
  3. Di Franco A, Kim J, Rodriguez-Diego S, Khalique O, Siden JY, Goldburg SR, Mehta NK, Srinivasan A, Ratcliffe MB, Levine RA, Crea F, Devereux RB, Weinsaft JW. Multiplanar strain quantification for assessment of right ventricular dysfunction and non-ischemic fibrosis among patients with ischemic mitral regurgitation. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0185657.
  4. Kim J, Rodriguez-Diego S, Srinivasan A, Brown RM, Pollie MP, Di Franco A, Goldburg SR, Siden JY, Ratcliffe MB, Levine RA, Devereux RB, Weinsaft JW. Echocardiography-quantified myocardial strain-a marker of global and regional infarct size that stratifies likelihood of left ventricular thrombus. Echocardiography. 2017 Nov; 34(11):1623-1632.
  5. Morgan AE, Wozniak CJ, Gulati S, Ge L, Grossi EA, Weinsaft JW, Ratcliffe MB. Association of Uneven MitraClip Application and Leaflet Stress in a Finite Element Model. JAMA Surg. 2017 Jan 01; 152(1):111-114.
  6. Kim J, Di Franco A, Seoane T, Srinivasan A, Kampaktsis PN, Geevarghese A, Goldburg SR, Khan SA, Szulc M, Ratcliffe MB, Levine RA, Morgan AE, Maddula P, Rozenstrauch M, Shah T, Devereux RB, Weinsaft JW. Right Ventricular Dysfunction Impairs Effort Tolerance Independent of Left Ventricular Function Among Patients Undergoing Exercise Stress Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Nov; 9(11).
  7. Pantoja JL, Morgan AE, Grossi EA, Jensen MO, Weinsaft JW, Levine RA, Ge L, Ratcliffe MB. Undersized Mitral Annuloplasty Increases Strain in the Proximal Lateral Left Ventricular Wall. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar; 103(3):820-827.
  8. Morgan AE, Pantoja JL, Grossi EA, Ge L, Weinsaft JW, Ratcliffe MB. Neochord placement versus triangular resection in mitral valve repair: A finite element model. J Surg Res. 2016 Nov; 206(1):98-105.
  9. Ge L, Haraldsson H, Hope MD, Saloner D, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB, Tseng EE. Suture Forces for Closure of Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Mathematical Model. J Heart Valve Dis. 2016 07; 25(4):424-429.
  10. Ge L, Wu Y, Soleimani M, Khazalpour M, Takaba K, Tartibi M, Zhang Z, Acevedo-Bolton G, Saloner DA, Wallace AW, Mishra R, Grossi EA, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Posterolateral Myocardial Infarction in Sheep Alters Left Ventricular Shear but Not Normal Strain in the Infarct and Infarct Borderzone. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May; 101(5):1691-9.
  11. Morgan AE, Pantoja JL, Weinsaft J, Grossi E, Guccione JM, Ge L, Ratcliffe M. Finite Element Modeling of Mitral Valve Repair. J Biomech Eng. 2016 Feb; 138(2):021009.
  12. Goyal P, Kim J, Feher A, Ma CL, Gurevich S, Veal DR, Szulc M, Wong FJ, Ratcliffe MB, Levine RA, Devereux RB, Weinsaft JW. Myocardial perfusion pattern for stratification of ischemic mitral regurgitation response to percutaneous coronary intervention. Coron Artery Dis. 2015 Dec; 26(8):642-50.
  13. Pantoja JL, Zhang Z, Tartibi M, Sun K, Macmillan W, Guccione JM, Ge L, Ratcliffe MB. Residual Stress Impairs Pump Function After Surgical Ventricular Remodeling: A Finite Element Analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec; 100(6):2198-205.
  14. Yaffee DW, Grossi EA, Ratcliffe MB. Progressive design concepts in off-pump left ventricular remodeling mitral valve repair devices. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Jul; 4(4):352-4.
  15. Ratcliffe M, Cambronero N, Takaba K, Ge L. Studies on postinfarct left ventricular remodeling: state of the art. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Mar; 99(3):755-6.
  16. Morrel WG, Ge L, Zhang Z, Grossi EA, Guccione JM, Ratcliffe MB. Effect of mitral annuloplasty device shape and size on leaflet and myofiber stress following repair of posterior leaflet prolapse: a patient-specific finite element simulation. J Heart Valve Dis. 2014 Nov; 23(6):727-34.
  17. Lovett DH, Chu C, Wang G, Ratcliffe MB, Baker AJ. A N-terminal truncated intracellular isoform of matrix metalloproteinase-2 impairs contractility of mouse myocardium. Front Physiol. 2014; 5:363.
  18. Shimkunas R, Makwana O, Spaulding K, Bazargan M, Khazalpour M, Takaba K, Soleimani M, Myagmar BE, Lovett DH, Simpson PC, Ratcliffe MB, Baker AJ. Myofilament dysfunction contributes to impaired myocardial contraction in the infarct border zone. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2014 Oct 15; 307(8):H1150-8.
  19. Pantoja JL, Ge L, Zhang Z, Morrel WG, Guccione JM, Grossi EA, Ratcliffe MB. Posterior papillary muscle anchoring affects remote myofiber stress and pump function: finite element analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct; 98(4):1355-62.
  20. Lee LC, Ge L, Zhang Z, Pease M, Nikolic SD, Mishra R, Ratcliffe MB, Guccione JM. Patient-specific finite element modeling of the Cardiokinetix Parachute() device: effects on left ventricular wall stress and function. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2014 Jun; 52(6):557-66.

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