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

Mechanical characterization of human brain tissue.

Budday S, Sommer G, Birkl C, Langkammer C, Haybaeck J, Kohnert J, Bauer M, Paulsen F, Steinmann P, Kuhl E, Holzapfel GA.

Acta Biomater. 2016 Oct 27. pii: S1742-7061(16)30563-3. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.10.036. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 27989920 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Computational modeling of acute myocardial infarction.

Sáez P, Kuhl E.

Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2016;19(10):1107-15. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2015.1105965.

PMID: 26583449 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article


The Incompatibility of Living Systems: Characterizing Growth-Induced Incompatibilities in Expanded Skin.

Tepole AB, Gart M, Purnell CA, Gosain AK, Kuhl E.

Ann Biomed Eng. 2016 May;44(5):1734-52. doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1467-4.

PMID: 26416721 [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.