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

Would evolving recommendations for mechanical mitral valve replacement further raise the bar for successful mitral valve repair?

Chiu P, Goldstone AB, Woo YJ.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Aug 24. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy284. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. 

PMID: 30165483 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Endovascular arch replacement with an endoprosthesis with three inner branches.

Haulon S, Soler R, Watkins AC, Amabile P, Fadel E, Fabre D.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May;7(3):431-433. doi: 10.21037/acs.2018.04.07. No abstract available.

PMID: 30155423 [PubMed] Free PMC Article


Factors Associated With Treatment of Clinical Stage I Non-Small-cell Lung Cancer: A Population-based Analysis.

Berry MF, Canchola AJ, Gensheimer MF, Gomez SL, Cheng I.

Clin Lung Cancer. 2018 Sep;19(5):e745-e758. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2018.05.009. Epub 2018 Jun 21.

PMID: 30149883 [PubMed - in process]


Culture of Safety and Gender Inclusion in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Backhus LM, Fann BE, Hui DS, Cooke DT, Berfield KS, Moffatt-Bruce SD.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31157-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.011. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 30120943 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Successful heart-lung-kidney and domino heart transplantation following veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support.

Zhu Y, Shudo Y, Lee AM, Woo YJ.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 2. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivy251. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30113636 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Protein-engineered hydrogels enhance the survival of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cells for treatment of peripheral arterial disease.

Foster AA, Dewi RE, Cai L, Hou L, Strassberg Z, Alcazar CA, Heilshorn SC, Huang NF.

Biomater Sci. 2018 Feb 27;6(3):614-622. doi: 10.1039/c7bm00883j.

PMID: 29406542 [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.