Y Joseph Woo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive video-assisted graft replacement of a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 6:E59-61. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting attenuates postoperative bleeding associated with preoperative clopidogrel administration
    Y Joseph Woo
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 6:282-5. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Predicting right ventricular failure in the modern, continuous flow left ventricular assist device era
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:857-63; discussion 863-4. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Stromal cell-derived factor-1alpha activation of tissue-engineered endothelial progenitor cell matrix enhances ventricular function after myocardial infarction by inducing neovasculogenesis
    JOHN R FREDERICK
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 122:S107-17. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Computational protein design to reengineer stromal cell-derived factor-1α generates an effective and translatable angiogenic polypeptide analog
    William Hiesinger
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circulation 124:S18-26. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Tissue-engineered pro-angiogenic fibroblast scaffold improves myocardial perfusion and function and limits ventricular remodeling after infarction
    J Raymond Fitzpatrick
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:667-76. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Myocardial regeneration therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy with cyclin A2
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:927-33. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Retrograde and antegrade cerebral perfusion: results in short elective arch reconstructive times
    Rita Karianna Milewski
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1448-57. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Regional annular geometry in patients with mitral regurgitation: implications for annuloplasty ring selection
    Arminder S Jassar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:64-70. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Spliced stromal cell-derived factor-1α analog stimulates endothelial progenitor cell migration and improves cardiac function in a dose-dependent manner after myocardial infarction
    William Hiesinger
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1174-80. 2010

Detail Information

Publications104 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive video-assisted graft replacement of a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 6:E59-61. 2003
    ..The patient underwent successful minimally invasive video-assisted graft repair of this aneurysm. This report represents the first known clinical application of this operative approach...
  2. ncbi request reprint Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting attenuates postoperative bleeding associated with preoperative clopidogrel administration
    Y Joseph Woo
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 6:282-5. 2003
    ..Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB) may decrease the extent of postoperative bleeding in patients exposed to clopidogrel...
  3. doi request reprint Predicting right ventricular failure in the modern, continuous flow left ventricular assist device era
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:857-63; discussion 863-4. 2013
    ..We undertook this study to determine predictors in the continuous flow LVAD era that identify patients who are candidates for isolated LVAD therapy as opposed to biventricular support...
  4. doi request reprint Stromal cell-derived factor-1alpha activation of tissue-engineered endothelial progenitor cell matrix enhances ventricular function after myocardial infarction by inducing neovasculogenesis
    JOHN R FREDERICK
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 122:S107-17. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Computational protein design to reengineer stromal cell-derived factor-1α generates an effective and translatable angiogenic polypeptide analog
    William Hiesinger
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circulation 124:S18-26. 2011
    ..In this study, computational protein design was used to create a more efficient evolution of the native SDF protein...
  6. doi request reprint Tissue-engineered pro-angiogenic fibroblast scaffold improves myocardial perfusion and function and limits ventricular remodeling after infarction
    J Raymond Fitzpatrick
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:667-76. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that a 3-dimensional human fibroblast culture (3DFC) functions as a sustained source of angiogenic cytokines, thereby augmenting native angiogenesis and limiting adverse effects of myocardial ischemia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Myocardial regeneration therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy with cyclin A2
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:927-33. 2007
    ..Our prior studies have demonstrated robust cyclin A2 transgene expression and marked antiphosphorylated histone H3 activity with this strategy, indicating the induction of cardiomyocyte mitosis...
  8. doi request reprint Retrograde and antegrade cerebral perfusion: results in short elective arch reconstructive times
    Rita Karianna Milewski
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1448-57. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate perioperative outcomes between antegrade and retrograde cerebral perfusion techniques for elective arch reconstruction times less than 45 minutes...
  9. doi request reprint Regional annular geometry in patients with mitral regurgitation: implications for annuloplasty ring selection
    Arminder S Jassar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:64-70. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that mitral annular shape is markedly distorted in patients with diseased valves...
  10. doi request reprint Spliced stromal cell-derived factor-1α analog stimulates endothelial progenitor cell migration and improves cardiac function in a dose-dependent manner after myocardial infarction
    William Hiesinger
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1174-80. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Normalization of postinfarct biomechanics using a novel tissue-engineered angiogenic construct
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Circulation 128:S95-104. 2013
    ....
  12. pmc The influence of saddle-shaped annuloplasty on leaflet curvature in patients with ischaemic mitral regurgitation
    Mathieu Vergnat
    Glenolden Research Laboratory, Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:493-9. 2012
    ..This study uses real-time three-dimensional echocardiography (rt-3DE) to assess the influence of the ring shape on leaflet curvature...
  13. doi request reprint Myocardial tissue elastic properties determined by atomic force microscopy after stromal cell-derived factor 1α angiogenic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in a murine model
    William Hiesinger
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:962-6. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that stromal cell-derived factor 1α (SDF-1α) therapy to microrevascularize ischemic myocardium would rescue salvageable peri-infarct tissue and subsequently improve myocardial elasticity...
  14. doi request reprint Sustained release of engineered stromal cell-derived factor 1-α from injectable hydrogels effectively recruits endothelial progenitor cells and preserves ventricular function after myocardial infarction
    John W Macarthur
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA J W M, Y S, J E C, A F, A T, J P, P H, E Y, K L, w h, P A, Y J W and Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA B P P, J A B
    Circulation 128:S79-86. 2013
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Ventricular assist device implant in the elderly is associated with increased, but respectable risk: a multi-institutional study
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:141-7. 2013
    ..We undertook this multi-institutional study to quantify short-term and midterm outcomes after CF LVAD implant in the elderly...
  16. pmc Acute myocardial rescue with endogenous endothelial progenitor cell therapy
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Heart Lung Circ 19:644-54. 2010
    ..Vasculogenesis, viability, and haemodynamic improvements following therapy were investigated...
  17. doi request reprint Mathematically engineered stromal cell-derived factor-1α stem cell cytokine analog enhances mechanical properties of infarcted myocardium
    John W Macarthur
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:278-84. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that intramyocardial injection of our previously designed pro-angiogenic chemokine, an engineered stromal cell-derived factor-1α analog (ESA), improves mechanical properties of the heart after infarction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Antegrade thoracic stent grafting during repair of acute DeBakey I dissection prevents development of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
    Alberto Pochettino
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:482-9; discussion 489-90. 2009
    ..This report tests whether antegrade stent-grafting of the proximal descending thoracic aorta during acute DeBakey I dissection decreases future distal aortic aneurysms without an increase in surgical risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Local myocardial overexpression of growth hormone attenuates postinfarction remodeling and preserves cardiac function
    Vasant Jayasankar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:2122-9; discussion 2129. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that localized myocardial hypertrophy induced by gene transfer of growth hormone could inhibit remodeling and preserve cardiac function after myocardial infarction...
  20. doi request reprint Pulmonary autograft leaflet repair and valve sparing root replacement to correct late failure of the ross procedure
    Andrew B Goldstone
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Card Surg 28:496-9. 2013
    ....
  21. pmc Minimally invasive approach provides at least equivalent results for surgical correction of mitral regurgitation: a propensity-matched comparison
    Andrew B Goldstone
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:748-56. 2013
    ..We examined the outcomes of mitral repair performed through right minithoracotomy or median sternotomy...
  22. doi request reprint Ascending aortic cannulation in acute type a dissection repair
    JOHN R FREDERICK
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1808-11. 2013
    ....
  23. pmc Cardiac retransplantation is an efficacious therapy for primary cardiac allograft failure
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 3:26. 2008
    ..Cardiac retransplantation remains the only viable long-term solution for end-stage cardiac allograft failure. Given the limited number of available donor hearts, the long term results of this treatment option need to be evaluated...
  24. doi request reprint Transmyocardial revascularization to enhance myocardial vasculogenesis and hemodynamic function
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:283-91, 291.e1; discussion 291. 2008
    ..The molecular mechanisms underlying this therapy, however, are poorly understood. The focus of this study was evaluation of the proposed vasculogenic mechanisms involved in transmyocardial laser revascularization...
  25. doi request reprint Off-pump, minimally invasive and robotic coronary revascularization yield improved outcomes over traditional on-pump CABG
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Med Robot 5:1-12. 2009
    ..Furthermore, for a large number of patients who do not have anatomy amenable to traditional coronary revascularization, adjunctive molecular therapies may provide alternative myocardial micro-revascularization...
  26. pmc Oxygen-dependent quenching of phosphorescence used to characterize improved myocardial oxygenation resulting from vasculogenic cytokine therapy
    William Hiesinger
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 110:1460-5. 2011
    ..This effect could potentially mitigate the vicious cycle of myocyte death, myocardial fibrosis, progressive ventricular dilatation, and eventual heart failure seen after acute myocardial infarction...
  27. doi request reprint Saddle-shape annuloplasty increases mitral leaflet coaptation after repair for flail posterior leaflet
    Mathieu Vergnat
    Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:797-803. 2011
    ..Therefore we hypothesized that saddle-shaped annuloplasty would improve leaflet coaptation in cases of repair for flail posterior leaflet segments...
  28. doi request reprint Durability of porcine bioroots in younger patients with aortic root pathology: a propensity-matched comparison with composite mechanical roots
    Nimesh D Desai
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:2054-60; discussion 2060-1. 2011
    ..We present a comparison of porcine bioroot and composite mechanical root replacement in a large series of patients younger than 60 years who required full root replacement for true root pathology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Targeted overexpression of growth hormone by adenoviral gene transfer preserves myocardial function and ventricular geometry in ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Vasant Jayasankar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 36:531-8. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that local myocardial overexpression of GH could prevent ventricular remodeling and heart failure following myocardial infarction (MI) in rats...
  30. ncbi request reprint Continuous flow left ventricular assist device implant significantly improves pulmonary hypertension, right ventricular contractility, and tricuspid valve competence
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Card Surg 28:770-5. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that CF LVAD implant would improve pulmonary artery pressures, enhance RV function, and minimize TR, obviating need for surgical tricuspid repair...
  31. ncbi request reprint Fate of the residual distal and proximal aorta after acute type a dissection repair using a contemporary surgical reconstruction algorithm
    Arnar Geirsson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1955-64; discussion 1955-64. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated the long-term results of our contemporary, standardized surgical management algorithm for repair of acute type A aortic dissections. Prior reports have analyzed heterogeneous techniques and populations...
  32. pmc Early planned institution of biventricular mechanical circulatory support results in improved outcomes compared with delayed conversion of a left ventricular assist device to a biventricular assist device
    J Raymond Fitzpatrick
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:971-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that planned biventricular assist device insertion improves survival compared with delayed conversion of left ventricular assist device support to biventricular assist device support...
  33. doi request reprint Neurologic outcomes from high risk descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic operations in the era of endovascular repair
    Steven R Messe
    Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3W Gates Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neurocrit Care 9:344-51. 2008
    ..However, there are limited data available on outcomes since the advent of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)...
  34. doi request reprint Nonresectional single-suture leaflet remodeling for degenerative mitral regurgitation facilitates minimally invasive mitral valve repair
    John W Macarthur
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1603-6. 2013
    ..We have used a single-suture leaflet-remodeling technique of inverting the prolapsed or flail segment tissue into the left ventricle. This repair is straightforward, expeditious, and facilitates a minimally invasive approach...
  35. pmc Risk score derived from pre-operative data analysis predicts the need for biventricular mechanical circulatory support
    J Raymond Fitzpatrick
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1286-92. 2008
    ..In the era of destination therapy and the total artificial heart, predicting post-LVAD RV failure requiring mechanical support is extremely important...
  36. doi request reprint Spatially oriented, temporally sequential smooth muscle cell-endothelial progenitor cell bi-level cell sheet neovascularizes ischemic myocardium
    Yasuhiro Shudo
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Y S, J E C, J W M, P A, P F H, E C Y, A S F, A T, J P, Y J W and Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan S M, Y S
    Circulation 128:S59-68. 2013
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Rapid onset of fulminant myocarditis portends a favourable prognosis and the ability to bridge mechanical circulatory support to recovery
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:379-82. 2013
    ..We have undertaken this study to establish the criteria for determining the need for heart transplantation following VAD implant for fulminant myocarditis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Apelin has in vivo inotropic effects on normal and failing hearts
    Mark F Berry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 110:II187-93. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the in vivo effects of apelin on cardiac function in native and ischemic cardiomyopathic rat hearts using a novel combination of a perivascular flow probe and a conductance catheter...
  39. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase activity by TIMP-1 gene transfer effectively treats ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Vasant Jayasankar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Circulation 110:II180-6. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the effects of MMP inhibition by gene transfer of TIMP-1 in a rat model of ischemic cardiomyopathy...
  40. doi request reprint Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and neochordal repair of complex aortic leaflet pathology for ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm fistulizing to the right ventricle
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1891-3. 2013
    ..This pathologic condition was successfully repaired with a novel combination of valve-sparing root replacement, aortic valve leaflet neochordal repair, right ventricular reconstruction, and tricuspid valve annuloplasty. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Mitral-valve repair versus replacement for severe ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Michael A Acker
    From the Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia M A A, Y J W the International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research InCHOIR, Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine M K P, A J M, A C G, D D A, E B, E G M, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University M A, and the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine D A D, R E M all in New York Montreal Heart Institute, University of Montreal, Montreal L P P Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie de Québec, Hopital Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada P V, F D the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham P K S, and the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute at East Carolina University, Greenville T B F both in North Carolina Echocardiography Core Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital J W H, and Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital P T O both in Boston the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland E H B Clinical Research Unit
    N Engl J Med 370:23-32. 2014
    ..Practice guidelines recommend surgery for patients with a severe form of this condition but acknowledge that the supporting evidence for repair or replacement is limited...
  42. doi request reprint Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery can be performed with optimal outcomes in the presence of left ventricular dysfunction
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1596-601; discussion 1601-2. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that minimally invasive mitral valve surgery could be safely performed in the presence of compromised myocardial function, thereby minimizing recovery time...
  43. pmc Quantitative evaluation of change in coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement
    David J Kaczorowski
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:341-7; discussion 347-8. 2013
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Effects of atrial fibrillation on treatment of mitral regurgitation in the EVEREST II (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge Repair Study) randomized trial
    Howard C Herrmann
    Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Labs, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1312-9. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive, robotic, and off-pump mitral valve surgery
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:139-47. 2006
    ..Surgery with videoscopic assistance can be effectively performed without sternotomy. Robotics systems are gaining wider adoption. Implantable devices to repair or replace the mitral valve off-pump and percutaneously are emerging...
  46. pmc Sex, aging, and preexisting cerebral ischemic disease in patients with aortic stenosis
    Ping Wang
    Department of Radiology, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1230-5. 2010
    ..We tested the hypotheses that increasing age, female sex, coronary artery disease, and the severity of AS are predictive of the severity of preexisting cerebral ischemic lesions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Ethyl pyruvate enhances ATP levels, reduces oxidative stress and preserves cardiac function in a rat model of off-pump coronary bypass
    Matthew D Taylor
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Silverstein 4, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Heart Lung Circ 14:25-31. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of ethyl pyruvate as a myocardial protective agent in a rat model of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting associated with transient myocardial dysfunction without infarction...
  48. ncbi request reprint Induction of angiogenesis and inhibition of apoptosis by hepatocyte growth factor effectively treats postischemic heart failure
    Vasant Jayasankar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Card Surg 20:93-101. 2005
    ..This study was designed to investigate the ability of HGF to prevent heart failure in a rat model of experimental MI...
  49. ncbi request reprint Gene transfer of hepatocyte growth factor attenuates postinfarction heart failure
    Vasant Jayasankar
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pliladelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 108:II230-6. 2003
    ..Hepatocyte Growth Factor (HGF) has potent angiogenic and anti-apoptotic activities, and this study evaluated the functional and biochemical effects of HGF gene transfer in a rat model of postinfarction heart failure...
  50. ncbi request reprint Pro-angiogenic cytokines as cardiovascular therapeutics: assessing the potential
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    BioDrugs 22:209-22. 2008
    ..Based on experimental evidence, appropriate angiogenic cytokine therapy should provide benefits in both perfusion and hemodynamic function...
  51. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic delivery of cyclin A2 induces myocardial regeneration and enhances cardiac function in ischemic heart failure
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 114:I206-13. 2006
    ..Heart failure is a global health concern. As a novel therapeutic strategy, the induction of endogenous myocardial regeneration was investigated by initiating cardiomyocyte mitosis by expressing the cell cycle regulator cyclin A2...
  52. doi request reprint Minimally invasive valve surgery
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Silverstein 6, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 89:923-49, x. 2009
    ..These operations are proving to be safe, highly effective, and durable, and their use will likely continue to increase and become even more widely applicable...
  53. doi request reprint Minimally invasive valve surgery
    Y Joseph Woo
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:289-98. 2007
    ..Finally, unique situations such as pulmonic valve surgery, reoperations, beating heart surgery, and robotics are discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Repair of acute type A aortic dissection associated with temporal arteritis
    Mark F Berry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1717-8. 2003
    ..The literature concerning the association of aortic dissection and temporal arteritis is reviewed...
  55. ncbi request reprint Blocking the development of postischemic cardiomyopathy with viral gene transfer of the apoptosis repressor with caspase recruitment domain
    Subhasis Chatterjee
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1461-9. 2003
    ..This study was designed to assess the efficacy of in vivo viral gene transfer of the antiapoptotic factor apoptosis repressor with caspase recruitment domain to block apoptosis and preserve ventricular geometry and function...
  56. ncbi request reprint Viral gene transfer of the antiapoptotic factor Bcl-2 protects against chronic postischemic heart failure
    Subhasis Chatterjee
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Circulation 106:I212-7. 2002
    ..This study was designed to assess the effect of in vivo viral gene transfer of the anti-apoptotic factor Bcl-2 to block apoptosis and preserve ventricular geometry and function...
  57. ncbi request reprint Administration of a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor at the time of myocardial infarction attenuates subsequent ventricular remodeling
    Mark F Berry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:1061-8. 2004
    ..This study examined the effects of the administration of a TNF inhibitor immediately after myocardial infarction on the development of heart failure...
  58. pmc Posterior ventricular anchoring neochordal repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation efficiently remodels and repositions posterior leaflet prolapse
    Y Joseph Woo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:485-9; discussion 489. 2013
    ..We describe a novel technique for addressing posterior leaflet prolapse/flail, which both simplifies repair and addresses these issues...
  59. doi request reprint Valve-sparing aortic root replacement with translocation of anomalous left coronary artery
    David J Kaczorowski
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1466-9. 2013
    ..Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and coronary translocation were performed with an excellent outcome in this case. ..
  60. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive resection of papillary fibroelastoma in a high-risk patient
    Richard W Kim
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:639-41. 2007
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction requiring mechanical bridge to transplantation in a patient with undiagnosed anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome
    Clifton C Reade
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:682-4. 2008
    ..To our knowledge this is the first reported case of severe acute heart failure due to anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome in which the patient survived through assist device placement and successful transplantation...
  62. ncbi request reprint Combined DOR ventriculoplasty and aortic valve replacement in the treatment of post infarction ventricular aneurysm and aortic regurgitation
    Erik E Suarez
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Card Surg 21:486-8. 2006
    ..We present the unique case of a patient suffering from congestive heart failure due to both post-infarct aortic regurgitation and ventricular aneurysm along with his successful surgical treatment...
  63. doi request reprint Endocarditis with massive aortic root abscess and atrioventricular septal destruction
    Landi M Parish
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:280-2. 2009
    ..Proper planar localization of the aortic root was necessary to avoid left ventricular outflow obstruction and coronary torsion...
  64. ncbi request reprint High-risk repair of ascending aortic aneurysm due to giant cell aortitis
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Silverstein 4, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:252-4. 2007
    ..We report the successful repair of an ascending aortic aneurysm in an 83-year-old woman with a history of treatment for temporal arteritis and pathologic evidence of giant cell aortitis...
  65. ncbi request reprint Fructose 1,6-diphosphate administration attenuates post-ischemic ventricular dysfunction
    Jeffrey E Cohen
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Heart Lung Circ 15:119-23. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the impact of FDP administration on myocardial function after acute ischemia...
  66. ncbi request reprint Placental growth factor provides a novel local angiogenic therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Stephen Kolakowski
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Card Surg 21:559-64. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the effects of placental growth factor (PlGF), a potent angiogenic agent, in a rat model of ischemic cardiomyopathy...
  67. doi request reprint Transaortic mitral valve replacement
    JOHN R FREDERICK
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:302-4. 2012
    ..Reports in the literature are few and dated. The purpose of this brief communication is to describe technical and procedural details specific to mitral procedures done through the aortic annulus...
  68. ncbi request reprint Association between elevated whole blood Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-encoded RNA EBV polymerase chain reaction and reduced incidence of acute lung allograft rejection
    Vivek N Ahya
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:839-44. 2007
    ..We investigated the hypothesis that detection of latent Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in peripheral blood may be a functional marker for the net effects of administered immunosuppression...
  69. ncbi request reprint Integrity of the cerebral blood-flow response to hyperoxia after cardiopulmonary bypass
    Thomas F Floyd
    Department of Anesthesiology, Penn Presbyterian Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:212-7. 2007
    ..In this study, the hypothesis that cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) alters the cerebral blood flow (CBF) vasoconstrictive response to hyperoxia was tested...
  70. doi request reprint Minimally invasive robotic mitral valve surgery
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Silverstein 6, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 8:115-20. 2011
    ..As a result, an increasing number of patients and referring cardiologists are seeking minimally invasive approaches to mitral valve surgery...
  71. ncbi request reprint Robotic resection of an aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1100-2. 2005
    ..The patient underwent robotic minimally invasive resection. The pathologic examination revealed papillary fibroelastoma...
  72. ncbi request reprint Emergency extracorporeal life support for asphyxic status asthmaticus
    Mark E Mikkelsen
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 836 W Gates Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Respir Care 52:1525-9. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Targeted overexpression of leukemia inhibitory factor to preserve myocardium in a rat model of postinfarction heart failure
    Mark F Berry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 6 Silverstein Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:866-75. 2004
    ..The cytokine leukemia inhibitory factor regulates the differentiation and growth of embryonic and adult heart tissue. This study examined the effects of gene transfer of leukemia inhibitory factor in infarcted rat hearts...
  74. pmc Outcomes using extracorporeal life support for adult respiratory failure due to status asthmaticus
    Mark E Mikkelsen
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    ASAIO J 55:47-52. 2009
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Mesenchymal stem cell injection after myocardial infarction improves myocardial compliance
    Mark F Berry
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, A700 Richards Bldg, 3700 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6085, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 290:H2196-203. 2006
    ..Improving scarred heart muscle compliance could be a functional benefit of cellular cardiomyoplasty...
  76. ncbi request reprint Stromal cell-derived factor and granulocyte-monocyte colony-stimulating factor form a combined neovasculogenic therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:321-9. 2005
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Advances in the treatment of acute type A dissection: an integrated approach
    Joseph E Bavaria
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1848-52; discussion S1857-63. 2002
    ..Most series over the past decade have reported a death rate in the range of 15% to 30%. The objective of this study is to examine the effect of an integrated surgical approach on the treatment of acute type A dissections...
  78. ncbi request reprint Active thermoregulation improves outcome of off-pump coronary artery bypass
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medecine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 13:157-60. 2005
    ..4 +/- 0.2 vs. 3.3 +/- 0.7 units), time to extubation (6.8 +/- 0.5 vs. 11.4 +/- 2.3 hours), intensive care unit stay (1.3 +/- 0.1 vs. 2.0 +/- 0.3 days), and hospital stay (4.3 +/- 0.1 vs. 5.1 +/- 0.3 days)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Ethyl pyruvate preserves cardiac function and attenuates oxidative injury after prolonged myocardial ischemia
    Y Joseph Woo
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1262-9. 2004
    ..This study sought to evaluate ethyl pyruvate as a myocardial protective agent in a rat model of ischemia-reperfusion injury...
  80. ncbi request reprint One year transgene expression with adeno-associated virus cardiac gene transfer
    Y Joseph Woo
    University of Pennsylvania Department of Surgery, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Int J Cardiol 100:421-6. 2005
    ..This study examined the feasibility of AAV-mediated myocardial gene transfer in mice, the animal which, because of transgenic technology, has become the disease model of choice for cardiovascular research...
  81. pmc Profound hyperacute cardiac allograft rejection rescue with biventricular mechanical circulatory support and plasmapheresis, intravenous immunoglobulin, and rituximab therapy
    David J Kaczorowski
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 6 Silverstein Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 8:48. 2013
    ....
  82. doi request reprint Re-engineered stromal cell-derived factor-1α and the future of translatable angiogenic polypeptide design
    William Hiesinger
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Trends Cardiovasc Med 22:139-44. 2012
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Significance of malperfusion syndromes prior to contemporary surgical repair for acute type A dissection: outcomes and need for additional revascularizations
    Arnar Geirsson
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:255-62. 2007
    ..We believe that obliteration of the primary tear site with restoration of flow in the true aortic lumen results in decreased need for revascularization of malperfused organ systems...
  84. pmc Plasma levels of receptor for advanced glycation end products, blood transfusion, and risk of primary graft dysfunction
    Jason D Christie
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:1010-5. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that patients with primary graft dysfunction (PGD) after lung transplantation would have higher RAGE levels in plasma than patients without PGD...
  85. doi request reprint Repair of type A aortic dissection in nonagenarian
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 18:183-4. 2010
    ..We describe successful repair of type A aortic dissection with ascending aortic graft replacement, aortic valve repair, hemiarch reconstruction, and ablation of atrial fibrillation in a 93-year-old man...
  86. ncbi request reprint Mechanical circulatory assistance
    J Raymond Fitzpatrick Iii
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circ J 75:38-46. 2011
    ..This review outlines the current status and future directions of mechanical circulatory support therapy in the setting of a constantly evolving field of supportive devices and adjuvant therapies...
  87. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement combined with radiofrequency-modified maze procedure
    Stephen Kolakowski
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Card Surg 20:164-6. 2005
    ..This is the first reported case of a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement combined with a radiofrequency-modified maze procedure...
  88. ncbi request reprint Techniques for preserving vertebral artery perfusion during thoracic aortic stent grafting requiring aortic arch landing
    Edward Y Woo
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:367-73. 2006
    ..This circumvents the need for potentially hazardous mediastinal dissection and ligation of the proximal left subclavian artery in cases of large proximal aneurysms or unfavorable vertebral artery anatomy...
  89. ncbi request reprint Left main coronary embolism
    Victor M Mejia
    Cardiology Department and Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:296. 2006
    ..Coronary angiography revealed an embolus in the left main artery which was treated with rheolytic thrombectomy. This represents an uncommon cause of acute myocardial infarction...
  90. doi request reprint Implantable ventricular assist device exchange with focused intravascular deairing techniques
    Y Joseph Woo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:306-7. 2011
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Off-pump revascularization for significant left ventricular dysfunction
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 6 Silverstein Pavilion 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 14:306-9. 2006
    ..This technique provides an effective means of safely revascularizing patients with significant left ventricular dysfunction, and it may provide a valuable alternative approach in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy...
  92. ncbi request reprint Robotic cardiac surgery
    Y Joseph Woo
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Med Robot 2:225-32. 2006
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Cardiac surgery in patients on antiplatelet and antithrombotic agents
    Y Joseph Woo
    Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery Program, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Silverstein 6, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 17:66-72. 2005
    ..Specific surgical and medical strategies can be employed to attenuate this bleeding. These antithrombotic agents and anti-hemorrhagic measures will be reviewed in depth...
  94. ncbi request reprint Innominate artery transection in the setting of a bovine arch
    Mireille A Moise
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:632-4. 2004
  95. doi request reprint Who needs an RVAD in addition to an LVAD?
    David J Kaczorowski
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cardiol Clin 29:599-605. 2011
    ..Furthermore, scoring systems have been established to help quantitatively predict the potential need for RV support after LVAD placement...
  96. ncbi request reprint Cavopulmonary bypass to facilitate infrahepatic vena cava gunshot wound repair
    George P Liao
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:2026-8. 2010
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of left ventricular assist device support in postmyocardial infarction cardiogenic shock
    Bradley G Leshnower
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1365-70; discussion 1370-1. 2006
    ..We present a decade of experience with the use of LVAD with apical cannulation in patients with CS-AMI...
  98. ncbi request reprint Neovasculogenic therapy to augment perfusion and preserve viability in ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Pavan Atluri
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1728-36. 2006
    ..The EPC-mediated neovascularization and enhancement of myocardial function was observed. In this study we examined the regional biologic mechanisms underlying this therapy...
  99. ncbi request reprint Robotic minimally invasive mitral valve reconstruction yields less blood product transfusion and shorter length of stay
    Y Joseph Woo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Surgery 140:263-7. 2006
    ..Initial reports suggest that this approach can be used with relative safety and efficacy. Direct comparisons with a traditional sternotomy approach have not yet been explored extensively...
  100. ncbi request reprint Robotic microlaryngeal surgery: a technical feasibility study using the daVinci surgical robot and an airway mannequin
    Neil G Hockstein
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:780-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the technical feasibility of robot-assisted microlaryngeal surgery...
  101. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted pharyngeal and laryngeal microsurgery: results of robotic cadaver dissections
    Neil G Hockstein
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1003-8. 2005
    ..Robotic surgery has significant potential in pharyngeal and microlaryngeal surgery. We demonstrate the use of a surgical robot in pharyngeal and microlaryngeal surgery in a cadaver...