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

To repair or to replace: four decades in the making.

Kasinpila P, Woo YJ.

Ann Transl Med. 2018 Apr;6(7):125. doi: 10.21037/atm.2017.05.22. No abstract available.

PMID: 29955585 [PubMed]


Aortic treatment in connective tissue disease.

Tinelli G, Ferraresi M, Watkins AC, Hertault A, Soler R, Azzaoui R, Fabre D, Sobocinski J, Haulon S.

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2018 Jun 26. doi: 10.23736/S0021-9509.18.10443-5. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29943958 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Factors Associated With Cardiorespiratory Fitness at Completion of Cardiac Rehabilitation: Identification of Specific Patient Features Requiring Attention.

Laddu D, Ozemek C, Lamb B, Hauer T, Aggarwal S, Stone JA, Arena R, Martin BJ.

Can J Cardiol. 2018 Mar 30. pii: S0828-282X(18)30249-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2018.03.015. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29861207 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Recent Progress in Genome Editing Approaches for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases.

Kaur B, Perea-Gil I, Karakikes I.

Curr Cardiol Rep. 2018 Jun 2;20(7):58. doi: 10.1007/s11886-018-0998-3. Review.

PMID: 29860642 [PubMed - in process]

Ground-glass opacity heralding invasive lung adenocarcinoma with prodromal dermatomyositis: a case report.

Beel AJ, Demos DS, Chung A, Liao C, Lui NS.

J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7;13(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s13019-018-0705-x.

PMID: 29415746 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

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.