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Cardiovascular Research Laboratory
Harrison Department of Surgical Research
Y. Joseph Woo, M.D.

Clinical Research

Clinical Outcomes Research
We maintain Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval to compile databases and perform retrospective reviews in numerous areas of Cardiothoracic Surgery in order to assess our clinical outcomes and improve patient care:
  1. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  2. Mitral Valve Disease
  3. Mechanical Ventricular Assistance (VAD)
  4. Lung Transplant
  5. Heart Transplant
bypass grafting
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
(beating heart surgery)
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
vent device
Thoratec Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement
heart transplant
Intraoperative Heart Transplant photo. The donor heart is fully prepared for implantation into the recipient.


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