James Fann

Cardiothoracic surgeon

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

Heart Surgery Clinic at VA Palo Alto Hospital in Palo Alto

  • 3801 Miranda Avenue
  • Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • Phone: 650-493-5000
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Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1996) CA

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1993) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1992) CA

Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1987) CA

Medical Education: Northwestern University Medical School (1985) IL

Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (1997)

B.S., Northwestern University, Medicine (1983)

M.D., Northwestern Univ. Med. School, Medicine (1985)

Honors & Awards

Member, Centennial Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery (2009)

Member, Education Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery (2010)

Chair, Simulation Committee, Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education (2008)

Member, Council on Education and Member Services Operating Board, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2011)

Secretary, Bay Area Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2011)

Council Member, Western Thoracic Surgical Association (2011)

Member, Advisory Board, Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education (2009)

Member, Workforce on Patient Safety, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2008)

Member, Workforce on Graduate Medical Education, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2009)

Membership Committee, Association for Surgical Education (2008)

Council Member, Bay Area Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2008)

Donald Doty Award, Western Thoracic Surgical Association (2006,2012)

Member, Program Committee, Western Thoracic Surgical Association (2003-2006)

"Boot Camp" Simulator Training in Open Hilar Dissection in Early Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency
Macfie, R. Cl., Webel, A. D., Nesbitt, J. C., Fann, J. I., Hicks, G. L., & Feins, R. H. (2014). "Boot Camp" Simulator Training in Open Hilar Dissection in Early Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 97(1), 161-166.

Invited commentary.
Fann, J. I. (2013). Invited commentary. Annals of thoracic surgery, 95(2), 633-634.

Teaching behaviors in the cardiac surgery simulation environment
Fann, J. I., Sullivan, M. E., Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G. A., Walker, J. D., & Feins, R. H. (2013). Teaching behaviors in the cardiac surgery simulation environment. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(1), 45-53.

Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: David J. Dugan (1910-1998)
Fann, J. I. (2012). Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: David J. Dugan (1910-1998). JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 144(2), 297-299.

Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Lyman A. Brewer III (1907-1988)
Fann, J. I. (2012). Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Lyman A. Brewer III (1907-1988). JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 143(6), 1244-1246.

Invited commentary.
Fann, J. I. (2012). Invited commentary. Annals of thoracic surgery, 93(2), 455-456.

Evaluation of simulation training in cardiothoracic surgery: The Senior Tour perspective
Fann, J. I., Feins, R. H., Hicks, G. L., Nesbitt, J. C., Hammon, J. W., & Crawford, F. A. (2012). Evaluation of simulation training in cardiothoracic surgery: The Senior Tour perspective. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 143(2), 264-U52.

Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Norman E. Shumway, Jr (1923-2006)
Fann, J. I., & Baumgartner, W. A. (2011). Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Norman E. Shumway, Jr (1923-2006). JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 142(6), 1299-1302.

Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Paul C. Samson (1905-1982)
Fann, J. I., & Connolly, J. E. (2011). Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Paul C. Samson (1905-1982). JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 142(5), 967-969.

Historical perspectives of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Harold Brunn (1874-1951)
Fann, J. I. (2011). Historical perspectives of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Harold Brunn (1874-1951). JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 141(4), 872-874.

Simulation and skills training in mitral valve surgery
Joyce, D. L., Dhillon, T. S., Caffarelli, A. D., Joyce, D. D., Tsirigotis, D. N., & Fann, J. I. (2011). Simulation and skills training in mitral valve surgery. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 141(1), 107-112.

Simulation in coronary artery anastomosis early in cardiothoracic surgical residency training: The Boot Camp experience
Fann, J. I., Calhoon, J. H., Carpenter, A. J., Merrill, W. H., Brown, J. W., & Feins, R. H. (2010). Simulation in coronary artery anastomosis early in cardiothoracic surgical residency training: The Boot Camp experience. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 139(5), 1275-1281.

Heparin-induced thrombosis without thrombocytopenia
Tibayan, F. A., Leung, L. L., Burdon, T. A., & Fann, J. I. (2010). Heparin-induced thrombosis without thrombocytopenia. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 139(2), E6-E7.

Mitral repair with the Evalve MitraClip device: histopathologic findings in the porcine model
Luk, A., Butany, J., Ahn, E., Fann, J. I., Goar, F. S., & Komtebedde, J. (2009). Mitral repair with the Evalve MitraClip device: histopathologic findings in the porcine model. CARDIOVASCULAR PATHOLOGY, 18(5), 279-285.

Simulations of Virtual PET/CT 3-D Bronchoscopy Imaging Using a Physical Porcine Lung-Heart Phantom
Yerushalmi, D., Mullick, R., Quon, A., Fahrig, R., Pelc, N. J., & Gambhir, S. S. (2009). Simulations of Virtual PET/CT 3-D Bronchoscopy Imaging Using a Physical Porcine Lung-Heart Phantom. MOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGY, 11(4), 275-282.

Improvement in coronary anastomosis with cardiac surgery simulation
Fann, J. I., Caffarelli, A. D., Georgette, G., Howard, S. K., Gaba, D. M., & Burdon, T. A. (2008). Improvement in coronary anastomosis with cardiac surgery simulation. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 136(6), 1486-1491.

Invited commentary.
Fann, J. I. (2008). Invited commentary. Annals of thoracic surgery, 86(5), 1478-1479.

Congenital Coronary Artery Anomalies Presenting in Late Adulthood with Concurrent Acquired Heart Disease: Report of Two Cases
Timek, T. A., Kimm, S., Burdon, T. A., & Fann, J. I. (2008). Congenital Coronary Artery Anomalies Presenting in Late Adulthood with Concurrent Acquired Heart Disease: Report of Two Cases. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 23(6), 773-776.

Successful lysis of an aortic prosthetic valve thrombosis with a dosing regimen for peripheral artery and bypass graft occlusions
Nguyen, P. K., Wasserman, S. M., Fann, J. I., & Giacomini, J. (2008). Successful lysis of an aortic prosthetic valve thrombosis with a dosing regimen for peripheral artery and bypass graft occlusions. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 135(3), 691-693.

Evolving strategies for the treatment of valvular heart disease: Preclinical and clinical pathways for percutaneous aortic valve replacement
Fann, J. I., Chronos, N., Rowe, S. J., Michiels, R., Lyons, B. E., & Kaplan, A. V. (2008). Evolving strategies for the treatment of valvular heart disease: Preclinical and clinical pathways for percutaneous aortic valve replacement. CATHETERIZATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS, 71(3), 434-440.

Invited commentary.
Fann, J. I. (2007). Invited commentary. Annals of thoracic surgery, 84(3), 1006-?.

The use of endobronchial valve device to eliminate air leak
Fann, J. I., Berry, G. J., & Burdon, T. A. (2006). The use of endobronchial valve device to eliminate air leak. RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, 100(8), 1402-1406.

Chronic mitral valve rejection requiring replacement in a nine-year-old allograft
Ihnken, K., Fann, J. I., Burdon, T. A., Johnson, F. L., Kosek, J. C., & Shumway, N. E. (2005). Chronic mitral valve rejection requiring replacement in a nine-year-old allograft. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 80(5), 1909-1911.

Cardiac allograft aortic dissection: Successful repair using a composite valve graft and modified-cabrol coronary reconstruction
Caffarelli, A. D., Fann, J. I., Salerno, C. T., Johnson, F., Jenkins, D. D., & Burdon, T. A. (2005). Cardiac allograft aortic dissection: Successful repair using a composite valve graft and modified-cabrol coronary reconstruction. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 20(5), 450-452.

Percutaneous aortic valve replacement and mitral valve repair.
Fann, J. I., & St Goar, F. G. (2005). Percutaneous aortic valve replacement and mitral valve repair. Future cardiology, 1(3), 393-403.

Beating heart catheter-based edge-to-edge mitral valve procedure in a porcine model - Efficacy and healing response
Fann, J. I., St Goar, F. G., Komtebedde, J., Oz, M. C., Block, P. C., & Burdon, T. A. (2004). Beating heart catheter-based edge-to-edge mitral valve procedure in a porcine model - Efficacy and healing response. CIRCULATION, 110(8), 988-993.

Repair of superior vena caval perforation during pacemaker placement with video-assisted limited thoracotomy
Fann, J. I., Atwood, J. E., & Burdon, T. A. (2004). Repair of superior vena caval perforation during pacemaker placement with video-assisted limited thoracotomy. HEART SURGERY FORUM, 7(1), E1-E3.

Endovascular edge-to-edge mitral valve repair - Short-term results in a porcine model
St Goar, F. G., Fann, J. I., Komtebedde, J., Foster, E., Oz, M. C., & Block, P. C. (2003). Endovascular edge-to-edge mitral valve repair - Short-term results in a porcine model. CIRCULATION, 108(16), 1990-1993.

Bronchoscopic approach to lung volume reduction using a valve device
Fann JI, Berry GJ, & Burdon TA. (2003). Bronchoscopic approach to lung volume reduction using a valve device. J Bronchol, 10(4).

Endovascular edge-to-edge mitral valve repair: Short-term results in a porcine model.
St Goar FG, Fann JI, Komtebedde J, Foster E, Oz MC, & Block PC. (2003). Endovascular edge-to-edge mitral valve repair: Short-term results in a porcine model. Circulation, 108.

Treatment of abdominal aortic anastomotic pseudoaneurysm with percutaneous coil embolization
Fann, J. I., Samuels, S., Slonim, S., Burdon, T. A., & Dalman, R. L. (2002). Treatment of abdominal aortic anastomotic pseudoaneurysm with percutaneous coil embolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 35(4), 811-814.

Descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
Fann, J. I. (2002). Descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms. CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, 13(2), 93-102.

Acquired left ventricular-right atrial communication - Gerbode-type defect
Wasserman, S. M., Fann, J. I., Atwood, J. E., Burdon, T. A., & Fadel, B. M. (2002). Acquired left ventricular-right atrial communication - Gerbode-type defect. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 19(1), 67-72.

Torsion dynamics in the evolution from acute to chronic mitral regurgitation
Tibayan, F. A., Yun, K. L., Lai, D. Tm., Timek, T. A., Daughters, G. T., & Miller, D. C. (2002). Torsion dynamics in the evolution from acute to chronic mitral regurgitation. JOURNAL OF HEART VALVE DISEASE, 11(1), 39-46.

Influence of three-dimensional vision on surgical telemanipulator performance
Falk, V., Mintz, D., Grunenfelder, J., Farm, J. I., & Burdon, T. A. (2001). Influence of three-dimensional vision on surgical telemanipulator performance. SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 15(11), 1282-1288.

Are the indications for tissue valves different in 2001 and how do we communicate these changes to our cardiology colleagues?
Fann, J. I., & Burdon, T. A. (2001). Are the indications for tissue valves different in 2001 and how do we communicate these changes to our cardiology colleagues?. CURRENT OPINION IN CARDIOLOGY, 16(2), 126-135.

Endoscopic computer-enhanced beating heart coronary artery bypass grafting
Falk, V., Fann, J. I., Grunenfelder, J., Daunt, D., & Burdon, T. A. (2000). Endoscopic computer-enhanced beating heart coronary artery bypass grafting. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 70(6), 2029-2033.

Endoscopic Doppler for detecting vessels in closed chest bypass grafting
Falk, V., Fann, J. I., Grunenfelder, J., & Burdon, T. A. (2000). Endoscopic Doppler for detecting vessels in closed chest bypass grafting. HEART SURGERY FORUM, 3(4), 331-333.

Endovascular treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections
Fann, J. I., & Miller, D. C. (1999). Endovascular treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections. SURGICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 79(3), 551-?.

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery using the Heartport technique
Fann JI, Burdon TA, & Pompili MF. (1999). Minimally invasive cardiac surgery using the Heartport technique. Asian Pacific Heart J, 8.

Tophaceous pseudogout of the mitral valve
Moon, M. R., Fann, J. I., Deedwania, P. C., Ferguson, R., Kosek, J. C., & Burdon, T. A. (1998). Tophaceous pseudogout of the mitral valve. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 66(3), 952-954.

Port-access cardiac surgery: a system analysis
Peters, W. S., Fann, J. I., Burdon, T. A., & Pompili, M. F. (1998). Port-access cardiac surgery: a system analysis. PERFUSION-UK, 13(4), 253-258.

Combined heart and single-lung transplantation in complex congenital heart disease
Fann, J. I., Wilson, M. K., Theodore, J., & Reitz, B. A. (1998). Combined heart and single-lung transplantation in complex congenital heart disease. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 65(3), 823-825.

Port-access cardiac surgery: A system analysis
Peters WS, Fann JI, Burdon TA, & Pompili MF. (1998). Port-access cardiac surgery: A system analysis. Perfusion, 13.

Composite valve graft versus separate aortic valve and ascending aortic replacement: is there still a role for the separate procedure?
Yun, K. L., Miller, D. C., Fann, J. I., Mitchell, R. S., Robbins, R. C., & Reitz, B. A. (1997). Composite valve graft versus separate aortic valve and ascending aortic replacement: is there still a role for the separate procedure?. Circulation, 96(9), II-368 75.

Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
Fann, J. I., Pompili, M. F., Burdon, T. A., Stevens, J. H., St Goar, F. G., & Reitz, B. A. (1997). Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 9(4), 320-330.

Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting
Fann, J. I., Stevens, J. H., Pompili, M. F., Burdon, T. A., & Reitz, B. A. (1997). Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting. CURRENT OPINION IN CARDIOLOGY, 12(5), 482-487.

Port-access cardiac operations with cardioplegic arrest
Fann, J. I., Pompili, M. F., Stevens, J. H., Siegel, L. C., Goar, F. Gs., & Reitz, B. A. (1997). Port-access cardiac operations with cardioplegic arrest. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 63(6), S35-S39.

Simultaneous abdominal aortic replacement and thoracic stent-graft placement for multilevel aortic disease
Moon, M. R., Mitchell, R. S., Dake, M. D., Zarins, C. K., Fann, J. I., & Miller, D. C. (1997). Simultaneous abdominal aortic replacement and thoracic stent-graft placement for multilevel aortic disease. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 25(2), 332-340.

Port-access cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass and cardioplegic arrest.
Fann, J. I., Pompili, M. F., Stevens, J. H., Siegel, L. C., St Goar, F. G., & Burdon, T. A. (1997). Port-access cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass and cardioplegic arrest. Surgical technology international, 6, 279-284.

Twenty-year clinical experience with porcine bioprostheses
Fann, J. I., Miller, D. C., Moore, K. A., Mitchell, R. S., Oyer, P. E., & Shumway, N. E. (1996). Twenty-year clinical experience with porcine bioprostheses. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 62(5), 1301-1311.

Porcine valves: Hancock and Carpentier-Edwards aortic prostheses.
Fann, J. I., & Miller, D. C. (1996). Porcine valves: Hancock and Carpentier-Edwards aortic prostheses. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 8(3), 259-268.

SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF AORTIC DISSECTION DURING A 30-YEAR PERIOD
Fann, J. I., Smith, J. A., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Moore, K. A., & Shumway, N. E. (1995). SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF AORTIC DISSECTION DURING A 30-YEAR PERIOD. CIRCULATION, 92(9), 113-121.

ENDOVASCULAR STENT-GRAFTING AFTER ARCH ANEURYSM REPAIR USING THE ELEPHANT TRUNK
Fann, J. I., Dake, M. D., Semba, C. P., Liddell, R. P., Pfeffer, T. A., & Miller, D. C. (1995). ENDOVASCULAR STENT-GRAFTING AFTER ARCH ANEURYSM REPAIR USING THE ELEPHANT TRUNK. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 60(4), 1102-1105.

A METHOD TO ASSESS ENDOCARDIAL REGIONAL LONGITUDINAL CURVATURE OF THE LEFT-VENTRICLE
DeAnda, A., Moon, M. R., Nikolic, S. D., Castro, L. J., Fann, J. I., & Miller, D. C. (1995). A METHOD TO ASSESS ENDOCARDIAL REGIONAL LONGITUDINAL CURVATURE OF THE LEFT-VENTRICLE. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGY, 268(6), H2553-H2560.

AORTIC DISSECTION
Fann, J. I., & Miller, D. C. (1995). AORTIC DISSECTION. ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 9(3), 311-323.

Management of ascending aortic dissections
Fann JI, & Miller DC. (1995). Management of ascending aortic dissections. ACC Current Journal Rev, May/June.

SYMPTOMATIC BRACHIAL-ARTERY ANEURYSM IN A CHILD
Fann, J. I., Wyatt, J., Frazier, R. L., & Cahill, J. L. (1994). SYMPTOMATIC BRACHIAL-ARTERY ANEURYSM IN A CHILD. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, 29(12), 1521-1523.

Surgical management of aortic dissection in patients with the Marfan syndrome.
Smith, J. A., Fann, J. I., Miller, D. C., Moore, K. A., DeAnda, A., & Shumway, N. E. (1994). Surgical management of aortic dissection in patients with the Marfan syndrome. Circulation, 90(5), II235-42.

Genetic and metabolic causes of arterial disease.
Fann, J. I., Dalman, R. L., & Harris, E. J. (1993). Genetic and metabolic causes of arterial disease. Annals of vascular surgery, 7(6), 594-604.

PSEUDOMYXOMA PERITONEI
Fann, J. I., Vierra, M., Fisher, D., Oberhelman, H. A., & Cobb, L. (1993). PSEUDOMYXOMA PERITONEI. SURGERY GYNECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS, 177(5), 441-447.

Extra-anatomic bypass.
Fann, J. I., Harris, E. J., & Dalman, R. L. (1993). Extra-anatomic bypass. Annals of vascular surgery, 7(4), 378-383.

Heritable arteriopathy.
Fann, J. I., & Dalman, R. L. (1993). Heritable arteriopathy. Seminars in vascular surgery, 6(1), 46-55.

LEFT-VENTRICULAR MECHANICS AND ENERGETICS IN THE DILATED CANINE HEART - ACUTE VERSUS CHRONIC MITRAL REGURGITATION
Yun, K. L., Rayhill, S. C., NICZPORUK, M. A., Fann, J. I., Derby, G. C., & Miller, D. C. (1992). LEFT-VENTRICULAR MECHANICS AND ENERGETICS IN THE DILATED CANINE HEART - ACUTE VERSUS CHRONIC MITRAL REGURGITATION. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 104(1), 26-39.

MITRAL-VALVE REPLACEMENT IN DILATED CANINE HEARTS WITH CHRONIC MITRAL REGURGITATION - IMPORTANCE OF THE MITRAL SUBVALVULAR APPARATUS
Yun, K. L., Rayhill, S. C., Niczyporuk, M. A., Fann, J. I., ZIPKIN, R. E., & Miller, D. C. (1991). MITRAL-VALVE REPLACEMENT IN DILATED CANINE HEARTS WITH CHRONIC MITRAL REGURGITATION - IMPORTANCE OF THE MITRAL SUBVALVULAR APPARATUS. CIRCULATION, 84(5), 112-124.

REGIONAL EPICARDIAL AND ENDOCARDIAL 2-DIMENSIONAL FINITE DEFORMATIONS IN CANINE LEFT-VENTRICLE
Fann, J. I., Sarris, G. E., Ingels, N. B., Niczyporuk, M. A., Yun, K. L., & Miller, D. C. (1991). REGIONAL EPICARDIAL AND ENDOCARDIAL 2-DIMENSIONAL FINITE DEFORMATIONS IN CANINE LEFT-VENTRICLE. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY, 261(5), H1402-H1410.

EFFECTS OF FISH OIL ON GRAFT ARTERIOSCLEROSIS AND MHC CLASS-II ANTIGEN EXPRESSION IN RAT HETEROTOPIC CARDIAC ALLOGRAFTS
Yun, K. L., Michie, S. A., Fann, J. I., Billingham, M. E., & Miller, D. C. (1991). EFFECTS OF FISH OIL ON GRAFT ARTERIOSCLEROSIS AND MHC CLASS-II ANTIGEN EXPRESSION IN RAT HETEROTOPIC CARDIAC ALLOGRAFTS. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 10(6), 1004-1111.

AORTIC DISSECTION RESULTING FROM TEAR OF TRANSVERSE ARCH - IS CONCOMITANT ARCH REPAIR WARRANTED
Yun, K. L., Glower, D. D., Miller, D. C., Fann, J. I., Mitchell, R. S., & Shumway, N. E. (1991). AORTIC DISSECTION RESULTING FROM TEAR OF TRANSVERSE ARCH - IS CONCOMITANT ARCH REPAIR WARRANTED. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 102(3), 355-370.

DOSE-RESPONSE OF FISH OIL VERSUS SAFFLOWER OIL ON GRAFT ARTERIOSCLEROSIS IN RABBIT HETEROTOPIC CARDIAC ALLOGRAFTS
Yun, K. L., Fann, J. I., Sokoloff, M. H., Fong, L. G., Sarris, G. E., & Miller, D. C. (1991). DOSE-RESPONSE OF FISH OIL VERSUS SAFFLOWER OIL ON GRAFT ARTERIOSCLEROSIS IN RABBIT HETEROTOPIC CARDIAC ALLOGRAFTS. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 214(2), 155-167.

PRESERVATION OF AORTIC-VALVE IN TYPE-A AORTIC DISSECTION COMPLICATED BY AORTIC REGURGITATION
Fann, J. I., Glower, D. D., Miller, D. C., Yun, K. L., Rankin, J. S., & Shumway, N. E. (1991). PRESERVATION OF AORTIC-VALVE IN TYPE-A AORTIC DISSECTION COMPLICATED BY AORTIC REGURGITATION. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 102(1), 62-75.

IMPORTANCE OF MITRAL SUBVALVULAR APPARATUS IN TERMS OF CARDIAC ENERGETICS AND SYSTOLIC MECHANICS IN THE EJECTING CANINE HEART
Yun, K. L., Niczyporuk, M. A., Sarris, G. E., Fann, J. I., Miller, D. C., & Handen, C. E. (1991). IMPORTANCE OF MITRAL SUBVALVULAR APPARATUS IN TERMS OF CARDIAC ENERGETICS AND SYSTOLIC MECHANICS IN THE EJECTING CANINE HEART. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION, 87(1), 247-254.

TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH AORTIC DISSECTION PRESENTING WITH PERIPHERAL VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS
Fann, J. I., Sarris, G. E., Mitchell, R. S., Shumway, N. E., Stinson, E. B., & Miller, D. C. (1990). TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH AORTIC DISSECTION PRESENTING WITH PERIPHERAL VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 212(6), 705-713.

THE REVERSIBILITY OF CANINE VEIN-GRAFT ARTERIALIZATION
Fann, J. I., Sokoloff, M. H., Sarris, G. E., Yun, K. L., Kosek, J. C., & Miller, D. C. (1990). THE REVERSIBILITY OF CANINE VEIN-GRAFT ARTERIALIZATION. CIRCULATION, 82(5), 9-18.

IMPORTANCE OF THE MITRAL SUBVALVULAR APPARATUS FOR LEFT-VENTRICULAR SEGMENTAL SYSTOLIC MECHANICS
Yun, K. L., Fann, J. I., Rayhill, S. C., NASSERBAKHT, F., Derby, G. C., & Miller, D. C. (1990). IMPORTANCE OF THE MITRAL SUBVALVULAR APPARATUS FOR LEFT-VENTRICULAR SEGMENTAL SYSTOLIC MECHANICS. CIRCULATION, 82(5), 89-104.

COMPARISON OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL THERAPY FOR UNCOMPLICATED DESCENDING AORTIC DISSECTION
Glower, D. D., Fann, J. I., SPEIER, R. H., Morrison, L., White, W. D., & Wolfe, W. G. (1990). COMPARISON OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL THERAPY FOR UNCOMPLICATED DESCENDING AORTIC DISSECTION. CIRCULATION, 82(5), 39-46.

Global and regional left ventricular systolic performance in the in situ ejecting canine heart. Importance of the mitral apparatus.
Sarris, G. E., Fann, J. I., Niczyporuk, M. A., Derby, G. C., Handen, C. E., & Miller, D. C. (1989). Global and regional left ventricular systolic performance in the in situ ejecting canine heart. Importance of the mitral apparatus. Circulation, 80(3), I24-42.

Mechanisms responsible for inhibition of vein-graft arteriosclerosis by fish oil.
Sarris, G. E., Fann, J. I., Sokoloff, M. H., Smith, D. L., LOVEDAY, M., & Willis, A. L. (1989). Mechanisms responsible for inhibition of vein-graft arteriosclerosis by fish oil. Circulation, 80(3), I109-23.

GLOBAL AND REGIONAL LEFT-VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC PERFORMANCE IN THE INSITU EJECTING CANINE HEART - IMPORTANCE OF THE MITRAL APPARATUS
Sarris, G. E., Fann, J. I., Niczyporuk, M. A., Derby, G. C., Handen, C. E., & Miller, D. C. (1989). GLOBAL AND REGIONAL LEFT-VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC PERFORMANCE IN THE INSITU EJECTING CANINE HEART - IMPORTANCE OF THE MITRAL APPARATUS. CIRCULATION, 80(3), 24-42.

SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION COMPLICATED BY STROKE
Fann, J. I., Sarris, G. E., Miller, D. C., Mitchell, R. S., Oyer, P. E., & Shumway, N. E. (1989). SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION COMPLICATED BY STROKE. CIRCULATION, 80(3), 257-263.

MECHANISMS RESPONSIBLE FOR INHIBITION OF VEIN-GRAFT ARTERIOSCLEROSIS BY FISH OIL
Sarris, G. E., Fann, J. I., Sokoloff, M. H., Smith, D. L., LOVEDAY, M., & Miller, D. C. (1989). MECHANISMS RESPONSIBLE FOR INHIBITION OF VEIN-GRAFT ARTERIOSCLEROSIS BY FISH OIL. CIRCULATION, 80(3), 109-123.

EFFECTS OF FISH OIL ON ARTERIOSCLEROSIS IN THE JAPANESE QUAIL
Fann, J. I., Angell, S. K., CAHILL, P. D., Kosek, J. C., & Miller, D. C. (1989). EFFECTS OF FISH OIL ON ARTERIOSCLEROSIS IN THE JAPANESE QUAIL. CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH, 23(7), 631-638.

REGIONAL VARIABILITY OF PROSTACYCLIN BIOSYNTHESIS
Fann, J. I., CAHILL, P. D., Mitchell, R. S., & Miller, D. C. (1989). REGIONAL VARIABILITY OF PROSTACYCLIN BIOSYNTHESIS. ARTERIOSCLEROSIS, 9(3), 368-373.

WATERSEAL GASTROSTOMY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PREMATURE-INFANTS WITH TRACHEOESOPHAGEAL FISTULA AND PULMONARY-INSUFFICIENCY
Fann, J. I., Hartman, G. E., & Shochat, S. J. (1988). WATERSEAL GASTROSTOMY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PREMATURE-INFANTS WITH TRACHEOESOPHAGEAL FISTULA AND PULMONARY-INSUFFICIENCY. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, 23(1), 29-31.

Endocardial activation mapping and endocardial pace-mapping using a balloon apparatus
Fann JI, Loeb JM, LoCicero J, Frederiksen JW, Moran JM, & Michaelis LL. (1985). Endocardial activation mapping and endocardial pace-mapping using a balloon apparatus. Am J Cardiol, 55.

Intraoperative endocardial activation mapping and intraoperative endocardial pace-mapping using a new balloon electrode
Fann JI, Loeb JM, LoCicero J, Frederiksen JW, & Moran JM. (1984). Intraoperative endocardial activation mapping and intraoperative endocardial pace-mapping using a new balloon electrode. Surg Forum, 35.