Faculty Publications

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is dedicated to the principles of vision, perseverance, and rigorous scientific investigation in its commitment to conducting well-conceived, cutting-edge research. The department generates dozens of peer-reviewed journal publications annually in its efforts to maintain its respected status among cardiothoracic research groups worldwide.

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Featured Publications

Heart transplant after profoundly extended ambulatory central venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Shudo Y, Wang H, Ha RV, Hayes AD, Woo YJ.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30335-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.02.001. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 29576264 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Decision Making, Evidence, and Practice.

Lobdell KW, Rose GA, Mishra AK, Sanchez JA, Fann JI.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr;105(4):994-999. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.054. No abstract available.

PMID: 29571343 [PubMed - in process]


Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement With the Melody Valve in Small Diameter Expandable Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Conduits.

Shahanavaz S, Qureshi AM, Levi DS, Boudjemline Y, Peng LF, Martin MH, Bauser-Heaton H, Keeshan B, Asnes JD, Jones TK, Justino H, Aboulhosn JA, Gray RG, Nguyen H, Balzer DT, McElhinney DB.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Mar 26;11(6):554-564. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2018.01.239.

PMID: 29566801 [PubMed - in process]


Impact of Phrenic Nerve Palsy and Need for Diaphragm Plication Following Surgery for Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect and Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals.

Greene CL, Mainwaring RD, Sidell D, Yarlagadda VV, Patrick WL, Hanley FL.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S1043-0679(18)30084-4. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.03.004. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29545034 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Induction therapy for locally advanced distal esophageal adenocarcinoma: Is radiation Always necessary?

Liou DZ, Backhus LM, Lui NS, Shrager JB, Berry MF.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 9. pii: S0022-5223(18)30309-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.12.136. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29530567 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Drs. Y. Joseph Woo and Bruce A. Reitz in Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

One Hundred Years of History at Stanford University: Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Woo YJ, Reitz BA.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Winter; 27(4):388-97. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2015.10.014. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

Dr. Olaf Reinhartz featured on cover of ASAIO

Hemodynamic monitoring of large animal chronic studies after median sternotomy: experiences with different telemetric physiological devices

Fujii Y, Pitsillides K, Ferro G, Kagawa H, Centola L, Kinouchi K, Zhu L, Ferrier WT, Talken L, Nasirov T, Riemer RK, Reinhartz O.

ASAIO J. 2015 May-Jun;61(3):332-8

Dr. Michael Fischbein featured on cover of ATVB

Enhanced caspase activity contributes to aortic wall remodeling and early aneurysm development in a murine model of Marfan syndrome.

Emrich FC, Okamura H, Dalal AR, Penov K, Merk DR, Raaz U, Hennigs JK, Chin JT, Miller MO, Pedroza AJ, Craig JK, Koyano TK, Blankenberg FG, Connolly AJ, Mohr FW, Alvira CM, Rabinovitch M, Fischbein MP.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Jan;35(1):146-54.