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

Tetralogy of Fallot: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask.

Wise-Faberowski L, Asija R, McElhinney DB.

Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 Dec 27. doi: 10.1111/pan.13569. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30592107 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Hybrid treatment of a giant thoracic aneurysm in a 38 year-old woman.

Soler RJ, Fabre D, Watkins AC, Fadel E, Mercier O, Haulon S.

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Dec 21. pii: S0741-5214(18)32294-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.09.038. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30583900 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


First in line for robotic surgery: Would you want to know?

Woo YJ, Handy JR Jr, Sade RM.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 16. pii: S0022-5223(18)32975-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.11.025. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 30578065 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Successful Outcome Following Orthotopic Heart Transplantation With a Donor Half Way Across The Country.

Currie ME, Shudo Y, Woo YJ.

Transplant Proc. 2018 Dec;50(10):4062-4063. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2018.09.014. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

PMID: 30577315 [PubMed - in process]


Operative Techniques and Pitfalls in Donor Heart-Lung Procurement.

Salna M, Shudo Y, Woo YJ.

Transplant Proc. 2018 Dec;50(10):3111-3112. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2018.06.009. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

PMID: 30577175 [PubMed - in process]


Statins Reduce Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Growth in Marfan Syndrome Mice via Inhibition of the Ras-Induced ERK (Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase) Signaling Pathway.

Sato T, Arakawa M, Tashima Y, Tsuboi E, Burdon G, Trojan J, Koyano T, Youn YN, Penov K, Pedroza AJ, Shabazzi M, Palmon I, Nguyen MN, Connolly AJ, Yamaguchi A, Fischbein MP.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Nov 6;7(21):e008543. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.008543.

PMID: 30571378 [PubMed - in process] Free Article


Successful Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection in an Octogenarian With Double Aortic Arch.

Zeigler SM, Hiesinger W.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan;107(1):e19-e21. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.082. Epub 2018 Jul 2.

PMID: 30558737 [PubMed - in process]


Repair of Untreated Older Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot with Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals.

Vaikunth S, Bauser-Heaton H, Lui GK, Wise-Faberowski L, Chan FP, Asija R, Hanley FL, McElhinney DB.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31799-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.11.016. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30550802 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


A novel all-retrograde approach for t-Branch implantation in ruptured thoracoabdominal aneurysm.

Watkins AC, Avramenko A, Soler R, Fabre D, Haulon S.

J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech. 2018 Dec 4;4(4):301-304. doi: 10.1016/j.jvscit.2018.09.002. eCollection 2018 Dec.

PMID: 30547151 [PubMed] Free PMC Article


Utilization of Del Nido Cardioplegia in Adult Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting - A Retrospective Analysis.

O'Donnell C, Wang H, Tran P, Miller S, Shuttleworth P, Boyd JH.

Circ J. 2018 Dec 7. doi: 10.1253/circj.CJ-18-0780. [Epub ahead of print]


Long-term surveillance biopsy: Is it necessary after pediatric heart transplant?

Peng DM, Ding VY, Hollander SA, Khalapyan T, Dykes JC, Rosenthal DN, Almond CS, Sakarovitch C, Desai M, McElhinney DB.

Pediatr Transplant. 2018 Dec 1:e13330. doi: 10.1111/petr.13330. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 30506612 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


Impact of Donor Obesity on Outcomes After Orthotopic Heart Transplantation.

Shudo Y, Cohen JE, Lingala B, He H, Woo YJ.

J Am Heart Assoc . 2018 Dec 4;7(23):e010253. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.010253.

PMID: 30511896 [PubMed - in process] Free Article


Planned Concomitant Left and Right Ventricular Assist Device Insertion to Avoid Long-term Biventricular Mechanical Support: Bridge to Right Ventricular Recovery.

Salna M, Shudo Y, Teuteberg JJ, Banerjee D, Ha RV, Woo YJ, Hiesinger W.

Heart Surg Forum. 2018 Oct 1;21(5):E412-E414. doi: 10.1532/hsf.2035.

PMID: 30311895 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


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 Nov;22(7):e13275. doi: 10.1111/petr.13275. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

PMID: 30076684 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Frozen elephant trunk and arch endografts for chronic thoracoabdominal aortic dissections.

Tinelli G, Ferraresi M, Watkins AC, Soler R, Fadel E, Fabre D, Haulon S.

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2018 Dec;59(6):775-783. doi: 10.23736/S0021-9509.18.10579-9. Epub 2018 May 22. Review.

PMID: 29786413 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

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One Hundred Years of History at Stanford University: Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

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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.

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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.

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Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Jan;35(1):146-54.