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

Clinical Research

 
Peer-Reviewed Clinical Publications
  1. Bavaria JE, Brinster DR, Gorman RC, Woo YJ, Gleason T, Pochettino A. Advances in the treatment of acute type A dissection: an integrated approach. Annals Thoracic Surg 2002;74:S1848-52.discuss S1857-63.
  2. Woo YJ, Grand T, Valettas N. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting attenuates postoperative bleeding associated with preoperative clopidogrel administration. Heart Surgery Forum 2003;6:282-285.
  3. Berry MF, Woo YJ. Repair of acute type A aortic dissection associated with temporal arteritis. Annals Thoracic Surgery 2003;76:1717-18.
  4. Woo YJ, Atluri P, Grand TJ, Hsu V, Gardner TJ. Should protamine dosing formulas be recalculated for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting? Heart Surgery Forum 2003-62222;Vol 7:E43-45.
  5. Moise MA, Hsu V, Braslow B, Woo YJ. Innominate artery transection in the setting of a bovine arch. J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 2004;128:632-634.
  6. Kolakowski S, Woo YJ. Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement combined with radiofrequency modified maze procedure. J Cardiac Surg 2005;20(2):164-166.
  7. Woo YJ. Cardiac surgery in patients on antiplatelet and antithrombotic agents. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovasc Surg 2005;17:66-72.
  8. Woo YJ, Atluri P, Grand TJ, Hsu V, Cheung AT. Active intraoperative thermoregulation improves off-pump coronary artery bypass outcomes. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 2005;13:157-160.
  9. Hockstein NG, Nolan JP, O’Malley BW, Woo YJ. Robotic microlaryngeal surgery: a technical feasibility study using the da Vinci surgical robot and an airway mannequin. The Laryngoscope 2005;115:780-785.
  10. Hockstein NG, Nolan JP, O’Malley BW, Woo YJ. Robot-assisted Microlaryngeal Surgery: Results of robotic cadaver dissections. Laryngoscope 2005;115:1003-8.
  11. Woo YJ, Grand TJ, Weiss SJ. Robotic resection of aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma. Annals Thoracic Surgery 2005;80:1100-1102.
  12. Grossi EA, Saunders PC, Woo YJ, Gangahar DM, Lashinger JC, Kress DC, Caskey MP, Schwartz CF, Wudel J. Intraoperative outcomes of the Coapsys annuloplasty system in a randomized evaluation (RESTOR-MV) of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation. Annals Thoracic Surgery 2005;80:1706-1711.
  13. Berry MF, McGarvey ML, Zeng L, Woo YJ, Neurological monitoring and off-pump surgery in a very high stroke risk patient. Annals Thoracic Surgery 2005;80:2372-2374.
  14. Meijia VM, Woo YJ, Herrmann HC. Left main coronary embolism. J Interventional Cardiology 2006;18:296.
  15. Leshnower BG, Gleason TG, OHara ML, Pochettino A, Woo YJ, Morris RJ, Gardner TJ, Acker MA. Safety and efficacy of left ventricular assist device support in postmyocardial infarction cardiogenic shock. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2006;81:1365-1371.
  16. Grossi EA, Woo YJ, Gangahar DM, Subramanian VA, Patel N, Wudel J, Schwartz C, Singh A, Davis RD. Comparison of Coapsys annuloplasty and traditional mitral repair in the randomized treatment of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: Impact on the LV. J Thorac and Cardiovasc Surg 2006;131:1095-1098.
  17. Floyd TF, Shah PN, Price CC, Harris F, Ratcliffe SJ, Acker MA, Bavaria JE, Woo YJ, Rahmouni H, Kuersten B, Wiegers S, McGarvey ML, Pochettino AA, Melhem ER. Clinically silent cerebral ischemic events after cardiac surgery: Their incidence, regional vascular occurrence, and procedural dependence. Ann Thor Surg 2006;81:2160-66.
  18. Suarez E, Keane M, Woo YJ. Combined Dor Ventriculoplasty and Aortic Valve Replacement in the Treatment of Post Infarction Ventricular Aneurysm and Aortic Regurgitation. J Cardiac Surg 2006;21:486-488.
  19. Woo YJ, Nacke EA. Robotic minimally invasive mitral valve reconstruction yields less blood product transfusion and shorter length of stay. Surgery 2006;140:263-267.
  20. Woo EY, Bavaria JE, Carpenter JC, Velazquez OC, Gleason TG, Pochettino A, Woo YJ, Fairman RM. Techniques for preserving vertebral artery perfusion during thoracic aortic stent grafting requiring aortic arch landing. Vascular Endovascular Therapy 2006;40:367-73.
  21. Woo YJ, Grand TJ, Liao GP. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting provides an optimal approach to revascularizing patients with significant left ventricular dysfunction. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 2006;14:306-309.
  22. Woo YJ. Robotic cardiac surgery. Int J Medical Robotics and Computer Assist Surg 2006;2:225-232.
  23. Woo YJ, Rodriguez E, Atluri P, Chitwood WR. Minimally-invasive, robotic, and off-pump mitral valve surgery. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovasc Surg 2006;18:139-147.
  24. Hsu VM, Atluri P, Keane M, Woo YJ. Minimally invasive aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma resection. Interact Cardiovasc and Thoracic Surgery 2006;5:779-781.
  25. Floyd TF, Ratcliffe SJ, Detre JA, Woo YJ, Wang JJ, Acker MA, Bavaria JE, Resh BF, Pochettino AE, and Eckenhoff RA. Integrity of the cerebral blood flow response to hyperoxia after cardiopulmonary bypass. J Cardiothorac and Vasc Anes 2007;21:212-217.
  26. Atluri P, Woo YJ. High risk ascending aortic aneurysm repair resulting from giant cell aortitis. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 2007;15:252-254.
  27. Giersson A, Szeto WY, Pochettino A, McGarvery ML, Keane MG, Woo YJ, Augosustides JG, Bavaria JE. Significance of malperfusion syndromes prior to contemporary surgical repair for type A dissection: outcomes and need for additional revascularizations. Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg 2007;32:255-262.
  28. Kim RW, Jeffery M, Smith M, Wilensky R, Woo EY, Woo YJ. Minimally invasive resection of papillary fibroelastoma in a high risk patient. J Cardiovasc Medicine 2007;8:639-641.
  29. Ahya VN, Douglas L, Charalambos A, Arnoldi S, Svoboda J, Kotloff RM, Hadjiliadis D, Christie JD, Woo YJ, Pochettino A, Schuster SJ, Stadtmauer EA, Tsai DE. Association between elevated whole blood EBER EBV PCR and reduced incidence of acute lung allograft rejection. J Heart and Lung Transplantation 2007;26:839-844.
Clinical Abstract Presentations
  1. Woo YJ, Brinster DR, Taylor MR, Bavaria JE. Convergent operative strategies for aortic root reconstruction. Aortic Surgery Symposium, May 2, 2002.
  2. Woo YJ, Childers H. Minimally invasive video assisted graft replacement of a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm. International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Fifth Annual Symposium, June 21, 2002, Heart Surgery Forum 2002;5(Suppl 2):S173.
  3. Woo YJ, Gardner TJ. Standard formulas overestimate protamine requirements in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Cardiothoracic Techniques and Technologies 9th Annual Meeting, March 19, 2003.
  4. Woo YJ, Valettas N. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting attenuates postoperative bleeding associated with preoperative aspirin and colopidogrel administration. Cardiothoracic Techniques and Technologies 9th Annual Meeting, March 19, 2003.
  5. Woo YJ, Gardner TJ. Should protamine dosing formulas be recalculated for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting? International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery 6th Annual Meeting, June 19, 2003, Heart Surgery Forum 2003;6(Suppl 1):S17.
  6. Woo YJ, Cheung AT. Aggressive intraoperative thermoregulation improves off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes. International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery 6th Annual Meeting, June 19, 2003, Heart Surgery Forum 2003;6(Suppl 1):S17.
  7. Woo YJ. Robotic resection of aortic valve fibroelastoma. World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons 13th World Congress, November 5, 2003, J Cardiovasc Surg 2003;44(Suppl 1):71.
  8. Bindra PS, Woo YJ, St John Sutton M, Wilensky RW. Metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma manifesting as an intracardiac mass: a case report. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 8, 2003.
  9. Woo YJ, Grand TJ. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting provides an optimal approach to revascularizing patients with significant left ventricular dysfunction. International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery 7th Annual Scientific Meeting, June 23, 2004.
  10. Woo YJ. Are fresh frozen plasma and platelets ever necessary in coronary artery bypass grafting? World Society of Cardio-thoracic Surgeons 14th World Congress, October 17, 2004.
  11. Grossi EA, Woo YJ, Gangahar DM, Lashinger JC, Kress DC, Caskey MP. Intraoperative outcomes of the Coapsys annuloplasty system in a randomizedevaluation (RESTORE-MV) of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 7, 2004, Circulation 2004;110:III-423.
  12. Woo EY, Bavaria JE, Carpenter JC, Velazquez OC, Gleason TG, Pochettino A, Woo YJ, Fairman RM. Techniques for preserving vertebral artery perfusion during thoracic aortic stent grafting requiring aortic arch landing. International Congress on Endovascular Interventions XVIII, February 15, 2005.
  13. Floyd, TF, Savino JS, Acker MA, Pochettino A, Bavaria JE, Woo YJ, Murphy JM, Eckenhoff, RA. Effect of cardiopulmonary bypass upon cerebral vasoconstriction with hyperoxia. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, April 2005, Anesth Analg 2005;100:SCA-5.
  14. Hockstein NG, Nolan JP, O’Malley BW, Woo YJ. Robot-assisted Microlaryngeal Surgery: Results of robotic cadaver dissections. 108th Annual Meeting of the Triologic Society, May 16, 2005.
  15. Hockstein NG, Nolan JP, O’Malley BW, Woo YJ. Robotic microlaryngeal surgery: A technical feasibility study using the daVinci Surgical Robot and an airway mannequin. 108th Annual Meeting of the Triologic Society, May 16, 2005.
  16. Grossi EA, Woo YJ, Gangahar DM, Subramanian VA, Patel N, Wudel J, Schwartz C, Singh A, Davis RD. Comparison of Coapsys annuloplasty and traditional mitral repair in the randomized treatment of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: impact on the LV. Western Thoracic Surgical Association, June 25, 2005.
  17. Leshnower BG, Gleason TG, Ohara ML, Pochettino A, Woo YJ, Morris RJ, Gardner TJ, Acker MA. Safety of left ventricular apical cannulation for left ventricular assist device in massive acute anteroapical myocardial infarction. Southern Thoracic Surgical Association 52nd Annual Meeting, November 10, 2005.
  18. Mikkelsen ME, Pugh M, Hansen-Flaschen J, Sager JS, Woo YJ. Emergent extracorporeal life support for asphyxic status asthmaticus. Society of Critical Care Medicine 35th Critical Care Congress, January 7, 2006, Critical Care Medicine 2005;33:A125.
  19. Woo YJ, Nacke EA. Robotic minimally invasive mitral valve reconstruction yields less blood product transfusion and shorter length of stay. Society of University Surgeons Meeting, February 9, 2006.
  20. Leshnower BG, Smith RG, OHara ML, Woo YJ, Pochettino A, Morri RJ, Slepian MJ, Copeland JG, Acker MA. Is the total artificial heart superior to BIVAD therapy as a method of bridging patients to heart transplantation? Society of Thoracic Surgeons, January 29, 2006.
  21. Pochettino A, Giersson A, Keane MG, Swarr D, Woo YJ, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE. Fate of the residual distal and proximal aorta after acute type A dissection repair using contemporary surgical reconstruction algorithm. Society of Thoracic Surgeons, January 29, 2006.
  22. Hutchinson MD, Ilkhanoff L, Cooper JM, Woo YJ, Marchlinski FE, Callans DJ, Jacobson JT. Tissue specific variability in human epicardial impedance. Heart Rhythm Society, May 11, 2007.
  23. Atluri P, Hiesinger W, Gorman RC, Pochettino A, Acker MA, Morris RJ, Woo YJ. Cardiac retransplantation is an efficacious therapy for primary cardiac allograft failure. Western Thoracic Surgical Association. June 27, 2007.
  24. Woo YJ, Southerland KW, Frederick JR, Kotloff RM, Hadjiliadis D, Christie J, Ahya VN, Sager JS, Szeto WY, Blumenthal NP, Cowie D, Bavaria JE, Kaiser LR, Pochettino A. The Penn Lung Transplant Experience: 538 Patients over 15 Years. American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, October 25, 2007.
  25. Fitzpatrick JR, Frederick JR, Hsu VM, Kozin ED, O'Hara ML, Howell E, McCormick RC, Laporte CM, Cohen JE, Southerland KA, Howard JL, Jessup ML, Morris RJ, Acker MA, Woo YJ. Preoperative parameters at the time of left ventricular assist device placement predict the need for biventricular mechanical support. 28th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. April 10, 2008.
 

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