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Thomas L. Spray, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Alice Langdon Warner Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Professor of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Phone 215-590-2708

Books

Kirshbom PM, Gaynor JW, Spray TL. Heart and lung transplantation. In: Nelson, Greeley et al (Eds.) Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children, Harcourt Health Sciences. In press

Rychik J, Spray TL. Strategies to treat protein-losing enteropathy. In: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual of the Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol 5, 2002.

Spray TL, Bridges ND: Lung transplantation for pulmonary hypertension. In: Braunwald E (Ed.) Advances in Cardiology, McGraw-Hill Professional, New York, NY 2002.

Gardner TJ, Spray TL (Eds.) Rob & Smith's Operative Surgery. London: Arnold Publishers, 2002.

Hoffman TM, Spray TL. Foreword. In: Rychik J, and Wernovsky G (Eds.). The Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, 2001.

Hoffman TM, Spray TL. Infant heart transplantation for HLHS. In: Rychik J, and Wernovsky G (Eds.). The Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, 2001.

Spray TL. Reconstructive surgery: First stage. In: Rychik J, and Wernovsky G (Eds.). The Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, 2001.

Spray TL. Invited Commentary on: Kumar RNS, Dharmapuram AK, Rao IM, Gopalakrishnan VC, Pillai VR, Nazer YA, Cartmill T. The fate of the unligated vertical vein after surgical correction of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in early infancy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001;122:615-17

Wernovsky G, Marino BS, Spray TL. Immediate results after the Ross operation. In: Miller WJ (Ed.) Progress in Pediatric Cardiology 2001.

Spray TL. Use of pulmonary autograft for aortic valve replacement. In: Gardner TJ and Spray TL (Eds.). Rob & Smith Operative Cardiac Surgery. 5th Edition. London: Arnold Publishers, 2001.

Spray TL. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome. In: Gardner TJ and Spray TL (Eds.). Rob & Smith Operative Cardiac Surgery. 5th Edition, London: Arnold Publishers, 2001.

Spray TL. Atrioventricular septal defects. In: Gardner TJ and Spray TL (Eds.). Rob & Smith Operative Cardiac Surgery. 5th ed. London: Arnold Publishers, 2001.

Gold JP, DeCamp MM Jr., DiSesa VJ, Grossi EA, Spray TL, Whyte RI, Wood D, Zwischenberger JB (Eds.). Prerequisite thoracic surgery curriculum. A multimedia textbook of introductory topics in cardiothoracic surgery. 2001 Thoracic Surgery Directors Association: 2001 Thoracic Surgery Directors Association: Irvington (New York): Amadeus Multimedia Technologies; 2001.

Spray TL (Ed.). Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Pediatric Annual 1999. Philadelphia (PA): WB Saunders Co., 1999.

Kaiser LR, Kron L, Spray TL (Eds.) Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, 1997.

Spray TL. Transposition of the great arteries. In: Kaiser LR, Kron L, Spray TL (Eds.). Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, 1997, 785-800.

Spray TL. Truncus Arteriosus. In: Kaiser LR, Kron L, Spray TL (Eds.). Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, 1997, 759-770.

Spray TL. Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation in Children. In: Kaiser LR, Kron L, Spray TL (Eds.). Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, 1997, 916-929.

Original Papers

2010

Ballweg JA, Dominguez TE, Tabbutt S, Rome JJ, Gaynor JW, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Ravishankar C. Reintervention for arch obstruction after stage 1 reconstruction does not adversely affect survival or outcome at Fontan completion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Sep;140(3):545-9. Read abstract.

 

 

Nathan AT, Marino BS, Dominguez T, Tabbutt S, Nicolson S, Donaghue DD, Spray TL, Rychik J.Tricuspid valve dysplasia with severe tricuspid regurgitation: fetal pulmonary artery size predicts lung viability in the presence of small lung volumes. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2010;27(2):101-5. Epub 2010 Jan 12.

 

2009

Fuller S, Spray TL. How I manage mitral stenosis in the neonate and infant. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 2009:87-93.

Licht DJ, Shera DM, Clancy RR, Wernovsky G, Montenegro LM, Nicolson SC, Zimmerman RA, Spray TL, Gaynor JW, Vossough A. Brain maturation is delayed in infants with complex congenital heart defects. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Mar;137(3):529-36; discussion 536-7.

Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Lacour-Gayet FG, Jenkins KJ, Gauvreau K, Bacha E, Maruszewski B, Clarke DR, Tchervenkov CI, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Stellin G, O'Bien SM, Elliott MJ, Mavroudis C.

Pediatr Cardiol. 2009 Nov;30(8):1117-30.

2008

Hehir DA, Dominguez TE, Ballweg JA, Ravishankar C, Marino BS, Bird GL, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Gaynor JW, Tabbutt S. Risk factors for interstage death after stage 1 reconstruction of hypoplastic left heart syndrome and variants. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Jul;136(1):94-9, 99.e1-3. Epub 2008 May 22. 

 

Ballweg JA, Dominguez TE, Ravishankar C, Gaynor JW, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Tabbutt S. A contemporary comparison of the effect of shunt type in hypoplastic left heart syndrome on the hemodynamics and outcome at Fontan completion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Sep;140(3):537-44. Read abstract.

 

 

 

Durduran T, Zhou C, Buckley EM, Kim MN, Yu G, Choe R, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Durning SM, Mason SE, Montenegro LM, Nicolson SC, Zimmerman RA, Putt ME, Wang J, Greenberg JH, Detre JA, Yodh AG, Licht DJ. Optical measurement of cerebral hemodynamics and oxygen metabolism in neonates with congenital heart defects. J Biomed Opt. 2010 May-Jun;15(3):037004. Read abstract.

 

 

 

Hanna BM, El-Hewala AA, Gruber PJ, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Seliem MA. Predictive value of intraoperative diagnosis of residual ventricular septal defects by transesophageal echocardiography. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Apr;89(4):1233-7. Read abstract.

Ades AM, Dominguez TE, Nicolson SC, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Wernovsky G, Tabbutt S. Morbidity and mortality after surgery for congenital cardiac disease in the infant born with low weight. Cardiol Young.2010 Feb;20(1):8-17. Epub 2009 Dec 18.

 

 

 

Spray TL.The quality conundrum. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Nov;138(5):1053-9. No abstract available.

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