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

Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room: Expectations Versus Reality.

Meyerson SL, Sternbach JM, Zwischenberger JB, Bender EM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(17)30710-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.034. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 28760467 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Combinatorial Extracellular Matrix Microenvironments for Probing Endothelial Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells.

Hou L, Kim JJ, Wanjare M, Patlolla B, Coller J, Natu V, Hastie TJ, Huang NF.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 26;7(1):6551. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-06986-3.

PMID: 28747756 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article


Presence of Even a Small Ground-Glass Component in Lung Adenocarcinoma Predicts Better Survival.

Berry MF, Gao R, Kunder CA, Backhus L, Khuong A, Kadoch M, Leung A, Shrager J.

Clin Lung Cancer. 2017 Jul 8. pii: S1525-7304(17)30207-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2017.06.020. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 28743420 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Alternative Strategy for Biventricular Assist Device in an Infant With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Dykes JC, Reinhartz O, Almond CS, Yarlagadda V, Murray J, Rosenthal DN, Maeda K.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug;104(2):e185-e186. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.02.069.

PMID: 28734448 [PubMed - in process]


Anisotropic microfibrous scaffolds enhance the organization and function of cardiomyocytes derived from induced pluripotent stem cells.

Wanjare M, Hou L, Nakayama KH, Kim JJ, Mezak NP, Abilez OJ, Tzatzalos E, Wu JC, Huang NF.

Biomater Sci. 2017 Jul 25;5(8):1567-1578. doi: 10.1039/c7bm00323d.

PMID: 28715029 [PubMed - in process]


Tricuspid leaflet repair: innovative solutions.

Boyd JH, Edelman JJB, Scoville DH, Woo YJ.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May;6(3):248-254. doi: 10.21037/acs.2017.05.06.

PMID: 28706867 [PubMed] Free PMC Article


When Device Failure Translates to Therapeutic Efficacy: Intentional Fracture of Bioprosthetic Valve Rings as an Adjunctive Technique in Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Replacement.

McElhinney DB.

Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Jul;10(7). pii: e005662. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.117.005662. No abstract available.

PMID: 28698294 [PubMed - in process]


The Effect of Gender on Resident Autonomy in the Operating room.

Meyerson SL, Sternbach JM, Zwischenberger JB, Bender EM.

J Surg Educ. 2017 Jun 29. pii: S1931-7204(17)30254-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.06.014. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 28669788 [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.