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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Reconstruction of the aorta and pulmonary artery during heart-liver transplantation in an adult congenital patient.

Mullis DM, Limbu L, Bonham CA, MacArthur JW.

JTCVS Tech. 2023 Jul 7;21:129-131. doi: 10.1016/j.xjtc.2023.06.011. eCollection 2023 Oct.

PMID: 37854833 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

"Percutaneous" technique for direct external access to and stenting of obstructed pediatric ventricular assist device inflow cannula.

Taylor A, Lee KJ, Felmly L, Syed A, Almond C, Shuttleworth P, Issapour A, Babb A, Ma M, Martin E.

JTCVS Tech. 2023 Aug 11;21:195-198. doi: 10.1016/j.xjtc.2023.07.024. eCollection 2023 Oct.

PMID: 37854820 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

Concentration of insufflated carbon dioxide during open cardiac surgery. 

Kamal R, Gerrah R.

JTCVS Tech. 2023 Jul 21;21:115-117. doi: 10.1016/j.xjtc.2023.07.001. eCollection 2023 Oct.

PMID: 37854818 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

We should be considering lung cancer screening for never-smoking Asian-American females.

Kamtam DN, Shrager JB.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Oct 14:S0022-5223(23)00976-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2023.10.020. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 37844730 No abstract available.

Localization of coronary bypass targets in hard-to-see coronary arteries. 

Gerrah R, Lipe K, Vlahakes GJ.

J Cardiothorac Surg. 2023 Oct 12;18(1):290. doi: 10.1186/s13019-023-02399-8.

PMID: 37828562 Free PMC article. Review.

Chordal force profile after neochordal repair of anterior mitral valve prolapse: An ex vivo study.

Yajima S, Zhu Y, Stark CJ, Wilkerson RJ, Park MH, Stefan E, Woo YJ.

JTCVS Open. 2023 May 6;15:164-172. doi: 10.1016/j.xjon.2023.04.011. eCollection 2023 Sep.

PMID: 37808060 Free PMC article.

Fontan Associated Liver Disease: Canary in the Coal Mine or Silent Killer? 

Haeffele C, McElhinney DB.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2023 Oct 3;12(19):e031597. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.123.031597. Epub 2023 Sep 30.

PMID: 37776191 No abstract available.

A Paradigm Shift in Heart Preservation: Improved Post-transplant Outcomes in Recipients of Donor Hearts Preserved With the SherpaPak System.

Shudo Y, Leacche M, Copeland H, Silvestry S, Pham SM, Molina E, Schroder JN, Sciortino CM, Jacobs JP, Kawabori M, Meyer DM, Zuckermann A, D'Alessandro DA.

ASAIO J. 2023 Nov 1;69(11):993-1000. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000002036. Epub 2023 Apr 5.

PMID: 37678260 Free PMC article.

Consequences of a Failed Nonoperative Approach in Paraesophageal Hernia Management. 

Wong LY, Berry MF.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Oct;116(4):860. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2023.03.020. Epub 2023 Mar 23.

PMID: 36963646 No abstract available.

Ex vivo biomechanical analysis of the Ross procedure using the modified inclusion technique in a 3-dimensionally printed left heart simulator.

Zhu Y, Marin-Cuartas M, Park MH, Imbrie-Moore AM, Wilkerson RJ, Madira S, Mullis DM, Woo YJ.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Mar;165(3):e103-e116. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.06.070. Epub 2021 Sep 16.

PMID: 34625236

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