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

Do annuloplasty rings designed to treat ischemic/functional mitral regurgitation alter left-ventricular dimensions in the acutely ischemic ovine heart?

Bothe W, Escobar Kvitting JP, Rausch MK, Timek TA, Swanson JC, Liang DH, Walther M, Kuhl E, Ingels NB Jr, Miller DC.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30004-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.12.077. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30803776 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Multidisciplinary approach utilizing early, intensive physical rehabilitation to accelerate recovery from veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Zhu Y, Bankar D, Shudo Y, Woo YJ.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 22. pii: ezz042. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezz042. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30796438 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Echocardiographic Evaluation of Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve-In-Valve Replacement.

Tompkins R, Kelle AM, Cabalka AK, Lui GK, Aboulhosn J, Dvir D, McElhinney DB; VIVID Registry.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2019 Feb 14. pii: S0894-7317(18)30737-5. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2018.12.008. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30773424 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Endovascular Versus Open Repair of Intact Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms.

Chiu P, Goldstone AB, Schaffer JM, Lingala B, Miller DC, Mitchell RS, Woo YJ, Fischbein MP, Dake MD.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Feb 19;73(6):643-651. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.10.086.

PMID: 30765029 [PubMed - in process]


Engineering Biomimetic Materials for Skeletal Muscle Repair and Regeneration.

Nakayama KH, Shayan M, Huang NF.

Adv Healthc Mater. 2019 Feb 6:e1801168. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201801168. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID: 30725530 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


The earth is round!

Mainwaring RD, Hanley FL.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)32804-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.047. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 30723023 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


A Biocompatible Therapeutic Catheter-Deliverable Hydrogel for In Situ Tissue Engineering.

Steele AN, Stapleton LM, Farry JM, Lucian HJ, Paulsen MJ, Eskandari A, Hironaka CE, Thakore AD, Wang H, Yu AC, Chan D, Appel EA, Woo YJ.

Adv Healthc Mater. 2019 Feb 4:e1801147. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201801147. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30714355 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Long-term surveillance biopsy: Is it necessary after pediatric heart transplant?

Peng DM, Ding VY, Hollander SA, Khalapyan T, Dykes JC, Rosenthal DN, Almond CS, Sakarovitch C, Desai M, McElhinney DB.

Pediatr Transplant. 2019 Feb;23(1):e13330. doi: 10.1111/petr.13330. Epub 208 Dec 1.

PMID: 30506612 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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.