Last Name

Karl J. Karlson, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DivisionCardiothoracic Surgery
Address88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-7350
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-5569-6728
Other Positions
InstitutionBoston Medical Center

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Aortic root reconstruction
  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Surgical treatment of ascending aortic aneurysms
  • Surgical treatment of valvular heart disease
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Transmyocardial laser revascularization of the heart
  • Tricuspid valve repair
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  1. Lazar HL, Ketchedjian A, Haime M, Karlson K, Cabral H. Topical vancomycin in combination with perioperative antibiotics and tight glycemic control helps to eliminate sternal wound infections. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep; 148(3):1035-8; 1038-40. PMID: 25129595.
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  2. Dunton RF, Karlson KJ, Leonardi HK, Jenkins RL, Berger RL. Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with transplanted livers. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 Oct; 58(4):1054-8. PMID: 7944749.
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  3. Staples MH, Dunton RF, Karlson KJ, Leonardi HK, Berger RL. Heparin resistance after preoperative heparin therapy or intraaortic balloon pumping. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 May; 57(5):1211-6. PMID: 8179387.
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  4. Berger RL, Dunton RF, Leonardi HK, Karlson KJ. Pack and close approach to persistent postcardiopulmonary bypass bleeding. J Am Coll Surg. 1994 Apr; 178(4):353-6. PMID: 8149034.
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  5. Dzik WH, Fleisher AG, Ciavarella D, Karlson KJ, Reed GE, Berger RL. Safety and efficacy of autologous blood donation before elective aortic valve operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 1992 Dec; 54(6):1177-80; discussion 1180-1. PMID: 1449306.
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  6. Berger RL, Karlson KJ, Dunton RF, Leonardi HK. Replacement of the thoracic aorta with intraluminal sutureless prosthesis. Ann Thorac Surg. 1992 May; 53(5):920-7. PMID: 1571002.
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  7. Berger RL, Dunton RF, Ashraf MM, Leonardi HK, Karlson KJ, Neptune WB. Thoracic surgery and the war against smoking: Richard H. Overholt, MD. Ann Thorac Surg. 1992 Apr; 53(4):719-25. PMID: 1554293.
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  8. Streitz JM, Karlson KJ. Complications of percutaneous dart therapy in management of pneumothorax. Chest. 1991 Jun; 99(6):1549-50. PMID: 2036856.
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  9. Karlson KJ, Ashraf MM, Berger RL. Rupture of left ventricle following mitral valve replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 1988 Nov; 46(5):590-7. PMID: 3190341.
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  10. Karlson KJ, Brescia R, Najafi H. The healing characteristics of autogenous saphenous vein used in the reconstruction of previously implanted arterial saphenous vein grafts. Ann Thorac Surg. 1987 Jun; 43(6):648-52. PMID: 3592836.
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  11. Karlson KJ, Heiss FW, Ellis FH. Adult dysphagia lusoria. Treatment by arterial division and reestablishment of vascular continuity. Chest. 1985 May; 87(5):684-6. PMID: 3886318.
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