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

Utility of screening echocardiogram after endomyocardial biopsy for identification of cardiac perforation or tricuspid valve injury.

Peng DM, Kipps AK, Palmon M, Tacy TA, Peng LF, Hollander SA, McElhinney DB.

Pediatr Transplant. 2018 Aug 3:e13275. doi: 10.1111/petr.13275. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30076684 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
 

Programmatic and Surgeon Specialization Improves Mortality in Isolated Coronary Bypass Grafting.

Watkins AC, Ghoreishi M, Maassel NL, Wehman B, Demirci F, Griffith BP, Gammie JS, Taylor BS.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30830-0. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.032. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30056995 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
 

Mechanical versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 50 Years and Younger (Commentary).

Goldstone AB, Woo YJ.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31029-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.06.031. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 30055140 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
 

Postpartum Diagnosis of Cardiac Paraganglioma: A Case Report.

Berona K, Joshi R, Woo YJ, Shrager J.

J Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0736-4679(18)30605-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.05.034. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30037518 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
 

Surgical unroofing of hemodynamically significant myocardial bridges in a pediatric population.

Maeda K, Schnittger I, Murphy DJ, Tremmel JA, Boyd JH, Peng L, Okada K, Pargaonkar VS, Hanley FL, Mitchell RS, Rogers IS.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 9. pii: S0022-5223(18)30354-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.01.081. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30005887 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
 

Epoprostenol Therapy for a Pediatric Patient With Subacute Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia and a Ventricular Assist Device Undergoing Heart Transplant: A Case Report.

Navaratnam M, Williams GD, Shuttleworth P, Almond C, Maeda K.

A A Pract. 2018 Jul 5. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000818. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29985837 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
 

A real-world experience: Really?

Mitchell RS.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)31515-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.05.082. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 29980300 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
 

Successful use of a ventricular assist device in a neonate with hypoplastic left heart syndrome with right ventricular dysfunction.

Maeda K, Yarlagadda VV, Rosenthal DN, Almond CS.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)31465-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.05.043. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 29970231 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
 

Long-Term Effectiveness of the Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Stent for Femoropopliteal Peripheral Artery Disease in Patients with No Patent Tibial Runoff Vessels-Results from the Zilver PTX Japan Post-Market Surveillance Study.

Cipollari S, Yokoi H, Ohki T, Kichikawa K, Nakamura M, Komori K, Nanto S, O'Leary EE, Lottes AE, Saunders AT, Dake MD.

J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 Jan;29(1):9-17.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2017.08.014. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

PMID: 29122449 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free 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.