Dr. Alan Patrick Kypson
Dr. Alan Patrick Kypson

Brody School of Medicine

East Carolina Heart Institute, USA



1993 M.D., Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA

1989 B.S., Columbia College, New York, New York, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Hassan A, Anderson C, Kypson A, Kindell L, Ferguson TB, Chitwood WR, Rodriguez E. Clinical outcomes in patients with prolonged intensive care unit length of stay after cardiac surgical procedures. Annals of Thoracic Surgery Volume 93, No. 2, p. 565-9. 2012.
  2. Dahl SLM , Kypson AP, Lawson JH, Blum JL, Strader JT, Li Y, Manson RJ, Tente WE, DiBernardo L, Hensley MT, Carter R, Williams TP, Prichard HL, Dey MS, Begelman KG, Niklason LE. Readily available tissue engineered vascular grafts. Science Translational Medicine Volume 3(68):68ra9. 2011.
  3. Anderson E, Rodriguez E, Anderson C, Thayne K, Chitwood W, Kypson A. Increased propensity for cell death in diabetic human heart is mediated by mitochondrial-dependent pathways. American Journal of Physiology Volume 300, No.1, p. H118-24. 2011.
  4. Bennett-Guerrero E, Ferguson TB, Lin M, Garg J, Mark DB, Scavo VA, Kouchoukos N, Richardson JB, Pridgen RL, Corey GR, SWIPE-1 Trial Group. Effect of an implantable gentamicin-collagen sponge on sternal wound infections following cardiac surgery: a randomized trial. JAMA Volume 304, No.7, p.755-62. 2010.
  5. Tyson GH, Anderson CA, Rodriguez E, Kypson AP. Blunt Coronary Injury Presenting as a Massive Left-Sided Hemothorax. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals Volume 18, No.1, p.71-73. 2010.
  6. Anderson EJ, Kypson AP, Rodriguez E, Anderson CA, Lehr EJ, Neufer PD. Substrate-specific derangements in mitochondrial metabolism and redox balance in the atrium of the type 2 diabetic human heart. Journal of the American College of Cardiology Volume 54, No.20, p.1891-8. 2009
  7. Anderson CA, Rodriguez E, Stoner M, Kypson AP. Delayed complication of arch transposition and stent-graft therapy of a type B dissection. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Volume 138, No.4, p.1031-2. 2009.
  8. Anderson CA, Rodriguez E, Shammas RL, Kypson AP. Early constrictive epicarditis following coronary artery bypass surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery Volume 87, No.2, p.642-3. 2009
  9. Tyson GH, Parker F, Goettler C, Kypson AP. Novel therapeutic approaches to combined cardiac and aortic traumatic injuries. Journal of Trauma Volume 65, No.6, p.1534-5. 2008
  10. Kypson AP, Anderson CA, Rodriguez E, Koutlas TC. Double aortic arch in an adult undergoing coronary bypass surgery: a therapeutic dilemma? European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery Volume 34, No. 4, p. 920-1. 2008.
  11. Anderson CA, Kypson AP, Hudson W, Ferguson TB, Rodriguez E. SPY imaging assessment correlates with transesophageal echocardiogram assessment of ventricular function during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Volume 3, No.3, p.155-7. 2008
  12. Anderson C.A., Kypson A.P., Chitwood Jr., W.R. Robotic mitral surgery: current and future role. Current Opinion in Cardiology Volume 23, No. 2, p. 117-20. 2008.
  13. Muller-Borer B., Gunst P.R., Collins M.C., Cascio W.E., Kypson A.P. Quantum dot labeling of mesenchymal stem cells. Journal of Nanobiotechnology Volume 5, No 1, p. 9-17. 2007.
  14. Kypson A.P., Anderson C.A., Lochmuller C.M., Dizon, K., Rodriguez E. Squamous cell carcinoma of the pericardium found during coronary bypass surgery of possible cutaneous origin. Annals of Thoracic Surgery Volume 84, No 5, p.1735-6. 2007.
  15. Hudson W, Collins MC, deFreitas D, Sun YS, Muller-Borer B, Kypson AP. Beating and arrested intramyocardial injections are associated with significant mechanical loss: implications for cardiac cell transplantation. Journal of Surgical Research Volume 142, No 2, p.263-7. 2007.
  16. Tyson, G.H., Rodriguez, E., Cinar-Elci, O., Koutlas, T.C., Chitwood Jr., W.R., Ferguson, T.B., Kypson, A.P. Cardiac surgery in patients with body mass index exceeding 45: outcomes and long-term results. Annals of Thoracic Surgery Volume 84, No1, p. 3-9. 2007.
  17. Kypson, A.P. Recent trends in minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Cardiology Volume 107, No. 3, p. 147-158. 2007.
  18. Kypson, A.P. Sudden cardiac arrest after coronary bypass grafting secondary to massive carbon dioxide embolism. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Volume 130, No. 3, p. 936-7. 2005.