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

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Is Not a Predictor of Worse Intermediate Mortality Post Fontan.

Martin BJ, Mah K, Eckersley L, Harder J, Pockett C, Schantz D, Dyck J, Al Aklabi M, Rebeyka IM, Ross DB.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 30. pii: S0003-4975(17)31177-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.032. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29096870 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Tissue-engineered smooth muscle cell and endothelial progenitor cell bi-level cell sheets prevent progression of cardiac dysfunction, microvascular dysfunction, and interstitial fibrosis in a rodent model of type 1 diabetes-induced cardiomyopathy.

Kawamura M, Paulsen MJ, Goldstone AB, Shudo Y, Wang H, Steele AN, Stapleton LM, Edwards BB, Eskandari A, Truong VN, Jaatinen KJ, Ingason AB, Miyagawa S, Sawa Y, Woo YJ.

Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2017 Nov 2;16(1):142. doi: 10.1186/s12933-017-0625-4.

PMID: 29096622 [PubMed - in process]

Two-stage surgical approach for ruptured Salmonella aortitis.

Brewer ZE, Dake MD, Fischbein MP.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 30. pii: S0022-5223(17)32149-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.09.102. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 29089095 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Temporary Circulatory Support in U.S. Children Awaiting Heart Transplantation.

Yarlagadda VV, Maeda K, Zhang Y, Chen S, Dykes JC, Gowen MA, Shuttleworth P, Murray JM, Shin AY, Reinhartz O, Rosenthal DN, McElhinney DB, Almond CS.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Oct 31;70(18):2250-2260. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.08.072.

PMID: 29073953 [PubMed - in process]

Autograft Valve-Sparing Root Replacement for Late Ross Failure during Quadruple-Valve Surgery.

Goldstone AB, Jensen CW, Bilbao MS, Woo YJ.

Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 17. doi: 10.5761/atcs.cr.16-00264. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29046487 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] Free Article

Limited root repair in acute type A aortic dissection is safe but results in increased risk of reoperation.

Chiu P, Trojan J, Tsou S, Goldstone AB, Woo YJ, Fischbein MP.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)31965-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.08.137. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29042100 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Driveline Site Is Not a Predictor of Infection After Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.

Martin BJ, Luc JGY, Maruyama M, MacArthur R, Bates AR, Buchholz H, Freed DH, Conway J.

ASAIO J. 2017 Oct 23. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000690. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29035899 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Physician Burnout: Are We Treating the Symptoms Instead of the Disease?

Squiers JJ, Lobdell KW, Fann JI, DiMaio JM.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct;104(4):1117-1122. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.009.

PMID: 28935298 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Regulation of the microenvironment for cardiac tissue engineering.

Wanjare M, Huang NF.

Regen Med. 2017 Mar;12(2):187-201. doi: 10.2217/rme-2016-0132. Epub 2017 Feb 17. Review.

PMID: 28244821 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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.