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.

Publications Archive

Featured Publications

Treatment for Early-Stage Lung Cancer Should Never Be "Just a Wedge".

Berry MF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Sep 25:S0003-4975(21)01658-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.09.004. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34582755 No abstract available.

From hardware store to hospital: a COVID-19-inspired, cost-effective, open-source, in vivo-validated ventilator for use in resource-scarce regions. 

Park MH, Zhu Y, Wang H, Tran NA, Jung J, Paulsen MJ, Imbrie-Moore AM, Baker S, Wilkerson R, Marin-Cuartas M, Mullis DM, Woo YJ.

Biodes Manuf. 2021 Sep 22:1-8. doi: 10.1007/s42242-021-00164-1. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34567825 Free PMC article.

Surgical resection for patients with pulmonary aspergillosis in the national inpatient sample.

Patel DC, Bhandari P, Epstein DJ, Liou DZ, Backhus LM, Berry MF, Shrager JB, Lui NS.

J Thorac Dis. 2021 Aug;13(8):4977-4987. doi: 10.21037/jtd-21-151.

PMID: 34527336 Free PMC article.

Short-term and intermediate-term readmission after esophagectomy.

Wang Y, Yang CJ, He H, Buchan JM, Patel DC, Liou DZ, Lui NS, Berry MF, Shrager JB, Backhus LM.

J Thorac Dis. 2021 Aug;13(8):4678-4689. doi: 10.21037/jtd-21-637.

PMID: 34527309 Free PMC article.

peri-Adventitial delivery of smooth muscle cells in porous collagen scaffolds for treatment of experimental abdominal aortic aneurysm. 

Mulorz J, Shayan M, Hu C, Alcazar C, Chan AHP, Briggs M, Wen Y, Walvekar AP, Ramasubramanian AK, Spin JM, Chen B, Tsao PS, Huang NF.

Biomater Sci. 2021 Sep 15. doi: 10.1039/d1bm00685a. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34522940

Extended Static Hypothermic Preservation In Cardiac Transplantation: A Case Report.

Guenthart BA, Krishnan A, Koyano T, La Francessca S, Chan J, Alassar A, Macarthur JW, Shudo Y, Hiesinger W, Woo YJ.

Transplant Proc. 2021 Sep 11:S0041-1345(21)00552-2. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2021.08.021. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34521542

Commentary: Complex pulmonary artery reconstruction (PAR)…on a par with few others.

Hanley F.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 21:S0022-5223(21)01242-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.08.044. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34521511 No abstract available.

Predicting post-operative right ventricular failure using video-based deep learning.

Shad R, Quach N, Fong R, Kasinpila P, Bowles C, Castro M, Guha A, Suarez EE, Jovinge S, Lee S, Boeve T, Amsallem M, Tang X, Haddad F, Shudo Y, Woo YJ, Teuteberg J, Cunningham JP, Langlotz CP, Hiesinger W.

Nat Commun. 2021 Aug 31;12(1):5192. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-25503-9.

PMID: 34465780 Free PMC article.

First lung and kidney multi-organ transplant following COVID-19 Infection.

Guenthart BA, Krishnan A, Alassar A, Madhok J, Kakol M, Miller S, Cole SP, Rao VK, Acero NM, Hill CC, Cheung C, Jackson EC, Feinstein I, Tsai AH, Mooney JJ, Pham T, Elliott IA, Liou DZ, La Francesca S, Shudo Y, Hiesinger W, MacArthur JW, Brar N, Berry GJ, McCarra MB, Desai TJ, Dhillon GS, Woo YJ.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Aug;40(8):856-859. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2021.02.015. Epub 2021 May 2.

PMID: 34059432 Free PMC article.

Balloon Angioplasty for Pulmonary Artery Stenosis After Complete Unifocalization and Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot With Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals. 

Long ZB, Adamson GT, Peng LF, Perry SB, Wise-Faberowski L, Hanley FL, McElhinney DB.

J Invasive Cardiol. 2021 May;33(5):E378-E386. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

PMID: 33908895

Career Research Productivity Correlates With Medical School Ranking Among Cardiothoracic Surgeons.

Bajaj SS, Wang H, Williams KM, Pickering JM, Heiler JC, Manjunatha K, Sanchez M, O'Donnell CT, Boyd JH.

J Surg Res. 2021 Aug;264:99-106. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2021.01.008. Epub 2021 Mar 29.

PMID: 33794390

Graft Type and Routing for Repair of Aortoesophageal Fistula.

Zhu Y, Lee AM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Sep;112(3):1033-1034. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.01.062. Epub 2021 Feb 22.

PMID: 33631152 No abstract available.

Smooth Muscle Operator: Robotic-Assisted Enucleation of an Esophageal Leiomyoma.

Elliott IA, Forgó E, Lui NS.

Dig Dis Sci. 2021 Aug;66(8):2538-2541. doi: 10.1007/s10620-020-06703-7. Epub 2021 Jan 22.

PMID: 33479860 No abstract available.

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