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Chuck Lutz, MD

Lab Years: 1996-1998

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery

                                University of Utah

(Critical Care Lab) Publications:

1.       Picone A, Gatto LA, Nieman GF, Paskanik AM, Lutz CJ. Pulmonary Surfactant Function following Endotoxin: Effects of Exogenous Surfactant Treatment. Shock. 1996. 5(4):304-310. 


2.       Lutz CJ, Picone A, Gatto LA, Paskanik AM, Landas S, Nieman GF. Exogenous surfactant and positive end-expiratory pressure act synergistically to improve pulmonary function in endotoxin induced lung injury. Crit Care Med.  1998. 26:1379-1389.


3.       Finck C, Hodell M, Marx W,  Paskanik A, McGraw D, Lutz CJ, Gatto LA, Picone A, Nieman GF. Endotoxin stimulated alveolar macrophage recruitment of neutrophils and modulation with exogenous surfactant. Crit Care Med. 26:1414-1418, 1998.


4.       Lutz CJ, Carney DE, Finck C, Picone A, Gatto LA,  Paskanik A, Langenback E, Nieman GF. Aerosolized surfactant improves pulmonary function in endotoxin-induced lung injury. Am J Resp Crit Care Med. 158:840-845, 1998.


5.       Picone AL, Lutz CJ, Finck C, Carney DE, Gatto LA, Paskanik A, Searles B, Synder K, Nieman GF. Multiple sequential insults cause post-pump syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg.  1999. 67:978-985.


6.       Lutz CJ, Carney DE, Picone AL, Schiller HJ, Gatto LA, Snyder K, Paskanik AM, Nieman GF.  Videomicroscopy provides accurate in vivo assessment of pulmonary microvascular reactivity in rabbits. Shock. 1999. 11:367-371. 


7.       Carney DE,  Lutz CJ, Picone A, Gatto LA, Schiller H, Finck C, Searles B, Paskanik A, Snyder K, Edwards C, Nieman GF. Soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor prevents post-pump syndromes. J Surg Res.  1999. 82: 113-121. 


8.       Carney DE, Lutz CJ, Picone A,  Gatto LA, Ramamurthy NS, Golub LM, Simon SR, Searles B,  Paskanik A, Snyder K, Finck C, Schiller H, Nieman GF. Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitor Prevents Acute Lung Injury after Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Circulation. 1999. 100:400-406.

9.       McCann UG, Gatto LA, Searles B, Carney DE, Picone A, Lutz CJ, Schiller HJ, Nieman GF. Matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor: Differential effects on pulmonary neutrophil and monocyte sequestration following cardiopulmonary bypass. J Extracorporeal Tech. 1999. 31(2):67-75.


10.       Nieman GF, Searles B, Carney DE, McCann UG, Schiller HJ, Lutz CJ, Finck C, Gatto LA, Hodell M, Picone AL.  Systemic inflammation induced by cardiopulmonary bypass: a review of pathogenesis and treatment. J Extracorporeal Tech. 1999. 31:202-210.


11.      Swartz MF, Halter JM, Fink G, Pavone LA, Zaitsev A, Lee H-M, Steinberg JM, Lutz CJ, Sorsa T, Gatto LA, Landas S, Hare C, Jalife J, Nieman GF. Chemically-Modified Tetracycline Improves Contractility in Porcine Coronary Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury. J Cardiac Surgery. 2006;21:254-260.


12.      DiRocco J, Pavone LA, Carney DE, Lutz CJ, Gatto LA, Landas SK, Nieman GF. Dynamic alveolar mechanics in four models of lung injury. Intensive Care Med. 2006;32:140-148.


13.      Halter JM, Steinberg JM, Fink G, Lutz CJ, Maybury R, Fedors N, DiRocco J, Lee H-M, Nieman GF. Evidence of Systemic Cytokine Release in Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2006 Sep;37(3):272-7.


14.      McCann UG, Lutz CJ, Picone AL, Searles B, Gatto LA, O’Hearn M, Nieman GF. Whole blood cardioplegia reduced myocardial edema following ischemic injury and cardiopulmonary bypass – Blood cardioplegia reduces myocardial edema. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2006;38:14-21.