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

Esophageal Cancer Surgery.

Baiu I, Backhus L.

JAMA. 2020 Oct 20;324(15):1580. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.2101.

PMID: 33079155 No abstract available.

Intracardiac paragangliomas: surgical approach and perioperative management.

Guenthart BA, Trope W, Keeyapaj W, Weiel JJ, Edmonson A, MacArthur JW, Annes JP, Woo YJ, Lui NS.

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 19. doi: 10.1007/s11748-020-01503-2. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33074472

Commentary: Two decades of inno8,10,vation, leadership, and overcoming challenges, but more lies ahead.

Liou DZ.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 28:S0022-5223(20)32680-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.09.080. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33069423 No abstract available.

Androgens Accentuate TGF-β Dependent Erk/Smad Activation During Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Formation in Marfan Syndrome Male Mice.

Tashima Y, He H, Cui JZ, Pedroza AJ, Nakamura K, Yokoyama N, Iosef C, Burdon G, Koyano T, Yamaguchi A, Fischbein MP.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Oct 20;9(20):e015773. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.015773. Epub 2020 Oct 16.

PMID: 33059492

Paradoxical Motion on Sniff Test Predicts Greater Improvement Following Diaphragm Plication.

Patel DC, Berry MF, Bhandari P, Backhus LM, Raees S, Trope W, Nash A, Lui NS, Liou DZ, Shrager JB.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 5:S0003-4975(20)31618-0. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.07.049. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33031777

Comprehensive Ex Vivo Comparison of 5 Clinically Used Conduit Configurations for Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement Using a 3-Dimensional-Printed Heart Simulator. 

Paulsen MJ, Imbrie-Moore AM, Baiocchi M, Wang H, Hironaka CE, Lucian HJ, Farry JM, Thakore AD, Zhu Y, Ma M, MacArthur JW Jr, Woo YJ.

Circulation. 2020 Oct 6;142(14):1361-1373. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.046612. Epub 2020 Oct 5.

PMID: 33017215 Free PMC article.

Single-Cell Transcriptomic Profiling of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotype Modulation in Marfan Syndrome Aortic Aneurysm.

Pedroza AJ, Tashima Y, Shad R, Cheng P, Wirka R, Churovich S, Nakamura K, Yokoyama N, Cui JZ, Iosef C, Hiesinger W, Quertermous T, Fischbein MP.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2020 Sep;40(9):2195-2211. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.120.314670. Epub 2020 Jul 23.

PMID: 32698686

New Information on Talc and Mesothelioma.

Shrager JB.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep;110(3):1099. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.02.038. Epub 2020 Mar 26.

PMID: 32224237 No abstract available.

Fractional Flow Reserve to Guide Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Fearon WF, Boyd JH.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 May 11;13(9):1097-1099. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2020.01.209. Epub 2020 Mar 25.

PMID: 32222437 No abstract available.

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