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Torrent-Guasp F, Kocica MJ, Corno AF, Komeda M, Carreras-Costa F, Flotats A, Cosin-Aguillar J, Wen H.
Towards new understanding of the heart structure and function.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 Feb;27(2):191-201. Review.

Torrent-Guasp F, Kocica MJ, Corno A, Komeda M, Cox J, Flotats A, Ballester-Rodes M, Carreras-Costa F.
Systolic ventricular filling.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2004 Mar;25(3):376-86.

Torrent-Guasp F, Buckberg GD, Clemente C, Cox JL, Coghlan HC, Gharib M.
The structure and function of the helical heart and its buttress wrapping. I. The normal macroscopic structure of the heart.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):301-19. Review.

Torrent Guasp F.
[Agonist-antagonist mechanics of the descendent and ascendent segments of the ventricular myocardial band]
Rev Esp Cardiol. 2001 Sep;54(9):1091-1102. Spanish.

Torrent-Guasp F, Ballester M, Buckberg GD, Carreras F, Flotats A, Carrio I, Ferreira A, Samuels LE, Narula J.
Spatial orientation of the ventricular muscle band: physiologic contribution and surgical implications.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Aug;122(2):389-92.

Torrent-Guasp F.
[Structure and function of the heart]
Rev Esp Cardiol. 1998 Feb;51(2):91-102. Review. Spanish.

Schmid P, Niederer P, Lunkenheimer PP, Torrent-Guasp F.
The anisotropic structure of the human left and right ventricles.
Technol Health Care. 1997 Apr;5(1-2):29-43.

Torrent-Guasp FF, Whimster WF, Redmann K.
A silicone rubber mould of the heart.
Technol Health Care. 1997 Apr;5(1-2):13-20.

Buckberg GD, Mahajan A, Jung B, Markl M, Hennig J, Ballester-Rodes M.
MRI myocardial motion and fiber tracking: a confirmation of knowledge from different imaging modalities.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S165-77. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

Isomura T, Horii T, Suma H, Buckberg GD; RESTORE Group.
Septal anterior ventricular exclusion operation (Pacopexy) for ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy: treat form not disease.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S245-50. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

Buckberg GD, Castella M, Gharib M, Saleh S.
Active myocyte shortening during the 'isovolumetric relaxation' phase of diastole is responsible for ventricular suction; 'systolic ventricular filling'.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S98-106. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

Buckberg GD, Castella M, Gharib M, Saleh S.
Structure/function interface with sequential shortening of basal and apical components of the myocardial band.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S75-97. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

Buckberg GD; RESTORE Group.
The ventricular septum: the lion of right ventricular function, and its impact on right ventricular restoration.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S272-8. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

Corno AF, Kocica MJ, Torrent-Guasp F.
The helical ventricular myocardial band of Torrent-Guasp: potential implications in congenital heart defects.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S61-8. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

Buckberg GD.
Tenth RESTORE Group Meeting: overview.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S213-5. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

Buckberg GD.
Stonehenge and the heart: similar construction.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S286-90. Epub 2006 Mar 29. No abstract available.

Saleh S, Liakopoulos OJ, Buckberg GD.
The septal motor of biventricular function.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S126-38. Epub 2006 Mar 27.

Buckberg GD.
Rethinking the cardiac helix--a structure/function journey: overview.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S2-3. Epub 2006 Mar 27. No abstract available.

Buckberg GD; RESTORE Group.
Form versus disease: optimizing geometry during ventricular restoration.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S238-44. Epub 2006 Mar 27.

Castella M, Buckberg GD, Saleh S.
Diastolic dysfunction in stunned myocardium: a state of abnormal excitation-contraction coupling that is limited by Na+-H+ exchange inhibition.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S107-14. Epub 2006 Mar 27.

Hristov N, Liakopoulos OJ, Buckberg GD, Trummer G.
Septal structure and function relationships parallel the left ventricular free wall ascending and descending segments of the helical heart.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S115-25. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Jung BA, Kreher BW, Markl M, Hennig J.
Visualization of tissue velocity data from cardiac wall motion measurements with myocardial fiber tracking: principles and implications for cardiac fiber structures.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S158-64. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Ballester-Rodes M, Flotats A, Torrent-Guasp F, Carrio-Gasset I, Ballester-Alomar M, Carreras F, Ferreira A, Narula J.
The sequence of regional ventricular motion.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S139-44. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Liakopoulos OJ, Tomioka H, Buckberg GD, Tan Z, Hristov N, Trummer G.
Sequential deformation and physiological considerations in unipolar right or left ventricular pacing.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S188-97. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Kocica MJ, Corno AF, Carreras-Costa F, Ballester-Rodes M, Moghbel MC, Cueva CN, Lackovic V, Kanjuh VI, Torrent-Guasp F.
The helical ventricular myocardial band: global, three-dimensional, functional architecture of the ventricular myocardium.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S21-40. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Manner J.
Ontogenetic development of the helical heart: concepts and facts.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S69-74. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Carreras F, Ballester M, Pujadas S, Leta R, Pons-Llado G.
Morphological and functional evidences of the helical heart from non-invasive cardiac imaging.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S50-5. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Buckberg GD, Schelbert H, Mahajan A.
Cardiac motion and fiber shortening: the whole and its parts.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S145-9. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Tomioka H, Liakopoulos OJ, Buckberg GD, Hristov N, Tan Z, Trummer G.
The effect of ventricular sequential contraction on helical heart during pacing: high septal pacing versus biventricular pacing.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S198-206. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Coghlan HC, Coghlan AR, Buckberg GD, Cox JL.
'The electrical spiral of the heart': its role in the helical continuum. The hypothesis of the anisotropic conducting matrix.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Apr;29 Suppl 1:S178-87. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Ballester-Rodes M, Flotats A, Torrent-Guasp F, Ballester-Alomar M, Carreras F, Ferreira A, Narula J.
Base-to-apex ventricular activation: Fourier studies in 29 normal individuals.
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2005 Dec;32(12):1481-3. No abstract available.

Castella M, Buckberg GD, Saleh S, Gharib M.
Structure function interface with sequential shortening of basal and apical components of the myocardial band.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 Jun;27(6):980-7.

Buckberg GD.
New technology and old responsibilities.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 Mar;27(3):472-4. No abstract available.

Buckberg GD.
Architecture must document functional evidence to explain the living rhythm.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 Feb;27(2):202-9. Review.

Buckberg GD.
Imaging, models, and reality: a basis for anatomic-physiologic planning.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Feb;129(2):243-5.

Buckberg GD, Weisfeldt ML, Ballester M, Beyar R, Burkhoff D, Coghlan HC, Doyle M, Epstein ND, Gharib M, Ideker RE, Ingels NB, LeWinter MM, McCulloch AD, Pohost GM, Reinlib LJ, Sahn DJ, Sopko G, Spinale FG, Spotnitz HM, Torrent-Guasp F, Shapiro EP.
Left ventricular form and function: scientific priorities and strategic planning for development of new views of disease.
Circulation. 2004 Oct 5;110(14):e333-6.

Athanasuleas CL, Buckberg GD, Stanley AW, Siler W, Dor V, DiDonato M, Menicanti L, de Oliveira SA, Beyersdorf F, Kron IL, Suma H, Kouchoukos NT, Moore W, McCarthy PM, Oz MC, Fontan F, Scott ML, Accola KA; RESTORE Group.
Surgical ventricular restoration: the RESTORE Group experience.
Heart Fail Rev. 2004 Oct;9(4):287-97.

Buckberg GD.
Ventricular restoration--a surgical approach to reverse ventricular remodeling.
Heart Fail Rev. 2004 Oct;9(4):233-9; discussion 347-51. Review.

Buckberg GD.
Basic science review: the helix and the heart.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Nov;124(5):863-83.

Athanasuleas CL, Buckberg GD, Menicanti L, Gharib M; RESTORE Group.
Optimizing ventricular shape in anterior restoration.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):459-67. Review.

Buckberg GD, Athanasuleas CL; RESTORE Group.
Seeing congestive heart failure with the eyes of the mind: a surgical view.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):431-4. Review.

Buckberg GD, Coghlan HC, Hoffman JI, Torrent-Guasp F.
The structure and function of the helical heart and its buttress wrapping. VII. Critical importance of septum for right ventricular function.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):402-16. Review.

Buckberg GD, Coghlan HC, Torrent-Guasp F.
The structure and function of the helical heart and its buttress wrapping. VI. Geometric concepts of heart failure and use for structural correction.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):386-401. Review.

Buckberg GD, Coghlan HC, Torrent-Guasp F.
The structure and function of the helical heart and its buttress wrapping. V. Anatomic and physiologic considerations in the healthy and failing heart.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):358-85. Review.

Buckberg GD, Clemente C, Cox JL, Coghlan HC, Castella M, Torrent-Guasp F, Gharib M.
The structure and function of the helical heart and its buttress wrapping. IV. Concepts of dynamic function from the normal macroscopic helical structure.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):342-57. Review.

Coghlan HC, Coghlan AR, Buckberg GD, Gharib M, Cox JL.
The structure and function of the helical heart and its buttress wrapping. III. The electric spiral of the heart: The hypothesis of the anisotropic conducting matrix.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):333-41. Review.

Buckberg GD.
The structure and function of the helical heart and its buttress wrapping. II. Interface between unfolded myocardial band and evolution of primitive heart.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):320-32. Review.

Buckberg GD.
The structure and function of the healthy helical and failing spherical heart. Overview: the ventricular band and its surgical implications.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Oct;13(4):298-300. Review.

Buckberg GD.
Congestive heart failure: treat the disease, not the symptom--return to normalcy.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Apr;121(4):628-37. Review.