Joseph Woo

Cardiothoracic surgeon

Norman E. Shumway Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Bioengineering and of Surgery

Heart Surgery Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-724-7500
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Heart Surgery Clinic at Blake Wilbur Building

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-724-7500
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Heart Transplant Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-5468
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Valvular Heart Disease Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6459
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Center for Advanced Lung Disease

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-3633
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Professional Education

Medical Education: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (6/30/1992) PA

Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (12/31/2001) PA

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (06/30/1999) PA

Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (06/30/1993) PA

Board Certification: Cardiothoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Cardiothoracic Surgery (2001)

Resident, University of Pennsylvania, Cardiothoracic Surgery (2001)

Chief Resident, University of Pennsylvania, Surgery (1999)

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania (1997)

Resident, University of Pennsylvania, Surgery (1998)

Intern, University of Pennsylvania, Surgery (1993)

MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1992)

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1988)

Honors & Awards

Surgical Mentorship Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (2013)

Luigi Mastroianni Clinical Innovator Award, University of Pennsylvania (2012)

Top Doctors of Philadelphia Region, Philadelphia Magazine (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Class of 2012 Teaching Award, Penn Medicine (2009)

10 Philadelphia Medical Researchers to Watch for 2005, Philadelphia Inquirer (2005)

21 Up and Coming Leaders of Philadelphia Award Winner, Philadelphia Magazine (2003)

40 under Forty Award Winner, Philadelphia Business Journal (2003)

Leonard J. Perloff Chief Resident Teaching Award (as determined by fellow residents), Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (1999)

Resident Prize First Place, Pennsylvania Association of Thoracic Surgery (1997)

Surgical Scholar Award (Scoring 99th percentile on American Board of Surgery In-Service Exam), Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (1997)

Vivien Thomas Young Investigator Award Winner, American Heart Association (1997)

William Y. Inouye Teaching Award (Top resident teacher as determined by medical students), Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (1997)

Penn Pearls Teaching Award (Teaching excellence, as determined by medical students), University of Pennsylvania (1995)

I. S. Ravdin Prize (Top student in surgery), Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania (1992)

Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania (1991)

Administrative Appointments

Chair, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine (2014 - Present)

Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2014 - Present)

Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital (2014 - Present)

Member, Executive Committee, Stanford University School of Medicine (2014 - Present)

Member, Perioperative Services Medical Committee (2014 - Present)

Associate Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, CT Surgery (2014 - Present)

Combined heart and liver transplantation can be safely performed with excellent short- and long-term results.
Atluri, P., Gaffey, A., Howard, J., Phillips, E., Goldstone, A. B., & Woo, Y. J. (2014). Combined heart and liver transplantation can be safely performed with excellent short- and long-term results. Annals of thoracic surgery, 98(3), 858-862.

Bioengineered Stromal Cell- Derived Factor-1 alpha Analogue Delivered as an Angiogenic Therapy Significantly Restores Viscoelastic Material Properties of Infarcted Cardiac Muscle
Trubelja, A., MacArthur, J. W., Sarver, J. J., Cohen, J. E., Hung, G., & Woo, Y. J. (2014). Bioengineered Stromal Cell- Derived Factor-1 alpha Analogue Delivered as an Angiogenic Therapy Significantly Restores Viscoelastic Material Properties of Infarcted Cardiac Muscle. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 136(8).

A bioengineered hydrogel system enables targeted and sustained intramyocardial delivery of neuregulin, activating the cardiomyocyte cell cycle and enhancing ventricular function in a murine model of ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Cohen, J. E., Purcell, B. P., Macarthur, J. W., Mu, A., Shudo, Y., & Woo, Y. J. (2014). A bioengineered hydrogel system enables targeted and sustained intramyocardial delivery of neuregulin, activating the cardiomyocyte cell cycle and enhancing ventricular function in a murine model of ischemic cardiomyopathy. Circulation. Heart failure, 7(4), 619-626.

Mesenchymal precursor cells as adjunctive therapy in recipients of contemporary left ventricular assist devices.
Ascheim, D. D., Gelijns, A. C., Goldstein, D., Moye, L. A., Smedira, N., & Woo, Y. J. (2014). Mesenchymal precursor cells as adjunctive therapy in recipients of contemporary left ventricular assist devices. Circulation, 129(22), 2287-2296.

Mesenchymal Precursor Cells as Adjunctive Therapy in Recipients of Contemporary Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Ascheim, D. D., Gelijns, A. C., Goldstein, D., Moye, L. A., Smedira, N., & Woo, Y. J. (2014). Mesenchymal Precursor Cells as Adjunctive Therapy in Recipients of Contemporary Left Ventricular Assist Devices. CIRCULATION, 129(22), 2287-?.

Ex Vivo Allograft Mitral Valve Leaflet Repair Prior to Orthotopic Heart Transplantation
Okamura, H., & Woo, Y. J. (2014). Ex Vivo Allograft Mitral Valve Leaflet Repair Prior to Orthotopic Heart Transplantation. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 29(3), 424-426.

Preclinical Evaluation of the Engineered Stem Cell Chemokine Stromal Cell-Derived Factor 1a Analog in a Translational Ovine Myocardial Infarction Model
MacArthur, J. W., Cohen, J. E., McGarvey, J. R., Shudo, Y., Patel, J. B., & Woo, Y. J. (2014). Preclinical Evaluation of the Engineered Stem Cell Chemokine Stromal Cell-Derived Factor 1a Analog in a Translational Ovine Myocardial Infarction Model. CIRCULATION RESEARCH, 114(4), 650-659.

Mitral-Valve Repair versus Replacement for Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Acker, M. A., Parides, M. K., Perrault, L. P., Moskowitz, A. J., Gelijns, A. C., & Kron, I. L. (2014). Mitral-Valve Repair versus Replacement for Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 370(1), 23-32.

Regional Annular Geometry in Patients With Mitral Regurgitation: Implications for Annuloplasty Ring Selection
Jassar, A. S., Vergnat, M., Jackson, B. M., McGarvey, J. R., Cheung, A. T., & Gorman, J. H. (2014). Regional Annular Geometry in Patients With Mitral Regurgitation: Implications for Annuloplasty Ring Selection. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 97(1), 64-70.

Mesenchymal Precursor Cells as Adjunctive Therapy in Recipients of Contemporary LVADs: A Multi-Center Prospective Randomized Placebo-Controlled Double-Blinded Clinical Trial.
Ascheim, D. D., Geljins, A. C., Goldstein, D., Moye, L. A., Smedira, N., & Woo, Y. J. (2014). Mesenchymal Precursor Cells as Adjunctive Therapy in Recipients of Contemporary LVADs: A Multi-Center Prospective Randomized Placebo-Controlled Double-Blinded Clinical Trial. Circulation, (in press).

Nonresectional Single-Suture Leaflet Remodeling for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation Facilitates Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
MacArthur, J. W., Cohen, J. E., Goldstone, A. B., Fairman, A. S., Edwards, B. B., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Nonresectional Single-Suture Leaflet Remodeling for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation Facilitates Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 96(5), 1603-1606.

Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant Significantly Improves Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Ventricular Contractility, and Tricuspid Valve Competence
Atluri, P., Fairman, A. S., MacArthur, J. W., Goldstone, A. B., Cohen, J. E., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant Significantly Improves Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Ventricular Contractility, and Tricuspid Valve Competence. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 28(6), 770-775.

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Can Be Performed With Optimal Outcomes in the Presence of Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Atluri, P., Woo, Y. J., Goldstone, A. B., Fox, J., Acker, M. A., & Hargrove, W. C. (2013). Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Can Be Performed With Optimal Outcomes in the Presence of Left Ventricular Dysfunction. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 96(5), 1596-1602.

Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and neochordal repair of complex aortic leaflet pathology for ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm fistulizing to the right ventricle.
Woo, Y. J., & Frederick, J. R. (2013). Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and neochordal repair of complex aortic leaflet pathology for ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm fistulizing to the right ventricle. Annals of thoracic surgery, 96(5), 1891-1893.

Valve-sparing aortic root replacement with translocation of anomalous left coronary artery.
Kaczorowski, D. J., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Valve-sparing aortic root replacement with translocation of anomalous left coronary artery. Annals of thoracic surgery, 96(4), 1466-1469.

Continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation in the presence of a hostile ventricular apex.
Atluri, P., Dymond, D. J., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation in the presence of a hostile ventricular apex. journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 146(4), 981-982.

Normalization of Postinfarct Biomechanics Using a Novel Tissue-Engineered Angiogenic Construct
Atluri, P., Trubelja, A., Fairman, A. S., Hsiao, P., MacArthur, J. W., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Normalization of Postinfarct Biomechanics Using a Novel Tissue-Engineered Angiogenic Construct. CIRCULATION, 128(11), S95-S104.

Spatially Oriented, Temporally Sequential Smooth Muscle Cell-Endothelial Progenitor Cell Bi-Level Cell Sheet Neovascularizes Ischemic Myocardium
Shudo, Y., Cohen, J. E., MacArthur, J. W., Atluri, P., Hsiao, P. F., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Spatially Oriented, Temporally Sequential Smooth Muscle Cell-Endothelial Progenitor Cell Bi-Level Cell Sheet Neovascularizes Ischemic Myocardium. CIRCULATION, 128(11), S59-S68.

Sustained Release of Engineered Stromal Cell-Derived Factor 1-alpha From Injectable Hydrogels Effectively Recruits Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Preserves Ventricular Function After Myocardial Infarction
MacArthur, J. W., Purcell, B. P., Shudo, Y., Cohen, J. E., Fairman, A., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Sustained Release of Engineered Stromal Cell-Derived Factor 1-alpha From Injectable Hydrogels Effectively Recruits Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Preserves Ventricular Function After Myocardial Infarction. CIRCULATION, 128(11), S79-S86.

Posterior ventricular anchoring neochordal repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation efficiently remodels and repositions posterior leaflet prolapse(dagger)
Woo, Y. J., & MacArthur, J. W. (2013). Posterior ventricular anchoring neochordal repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation efficiently remodels and repositions posterior leaflet prolapse(dagger). EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY, 44(3), 485-489.

Pulmonary Autograft Leaflet Repair and Valve Sparing Root Replacement to Correct Late Failure of the Ross Procedure
Goldstone, A. B., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Pulmonary Autograft Leaflet Repair and Valve Sparing Root Replacement to Correct Late Failure of the Ross Procedure. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 28(5), 496-499.

Predicting Right Ventricular Failure in the Modern, Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Era
Atluri, P., Goldstone, A. B., Fairman, A. S., MacArthur, J. W., Shudo, Y., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Predicting Right Ventricular Failure in the Modern, Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Era. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 96(3), 857-864.

Ventricular Assist Device Implant in the Elderly Is Associated With Increased, but Respectable Risk: A Multi-Institutional Study
Atluri, P., Goldstone, A. B., Kobrin, D. M., Cohen, J. E., MacArthur, J. W., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Ventricular Assist Device Implant in the Elderly Is Associated With Increased, but Respectable Risk: A Multi-Institutional Study. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 96(1), 141-147.

Dissected axillary artery cannulation in redo-total arch replacement surgery
Vallabhajosyula, P., McClure, R. S., Hanson, C. W., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Dissected axillary artery cannulation in redo-total arch replacement surgery. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(6), E57-E59.

Ascending Aortic Cannulation in Acute Type A Dissection Repair
Frederick, J. R., Yang, E., Trubelja, A., Desai, N. D., Szeto, W. Y., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Ascending Aortic Cannulation in Acute Type A Dissection Repair. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 95(5), 1808-1811.

Profound hyperacute cardiac allograft rejection rescue with biventricular mechanical circulatory support and plasmapheresis, intravenous immunoglobulin, and rituximab therapy
Kaczorowski, D. J., Datta, J., Kamoun, M., Dries, D. L., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Profound hyperacute cardiac allograft rejection rescue with biventricular mechanical circulatory support and plasmapheresis, intravenous immunoglobulin, and rituximab therapy. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, 8.

Minimally invasive approach provides at least equivalent results for surgical correction of mitral regurgitation: A propensity-matched comparison
Goldstone, A. B., Atluri, P., Szeto, W. Y., Trubelja, A., Howard, J. L., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Minimally invasive approach provides at least equivalent results for surgical correction of mitral regurgitation: A propensity-matched comparison. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(3), 748-756.

Rapid onset of fulminant myocarditis portends a favourable prognosis and the ability to bridge mechanical circulatory support to recovery
Atluri, P., Ullery, B. W., MacArthur, J. W., Goldstone, A. B., Fairman, A. S., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Rapid onset of fulminant myocarditis portends a favourable prognosis and the ability to bridge mechanical circulatory support to recovery. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY, 43(2), 379-382.

Quantitative evaluation of change in coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement
Kaczorowski, D. J., MacArthur, J. W., Howard, J., Kobrin, D., Fairman, A., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Quantitative evaluation of change in coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(2), 341-348.

2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Executive Summary A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines
O'Gara, P. T., Kushner, F. G., Ascheim, D. D., Casey, D. E., Chung, M. K., & Zhao, D. X. (2013). 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Executive Summary A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. CIRCULATION, 127(4), 529-?.

2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Executive Summary A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines
O'Gara, P. T., Kushner, F. G., Ascheim, D. D., Casey, D. E., Chung, M. K., & Yancy, C. W. (2013). 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Executive Summary A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 61(4), 485-510.

Mathematically engineered stromal cell-derived factor-1 alpha stem cell cytokine analog enhances mechanical properties of infarcted myocardium
MacArthur, J. W., Trubelja, A., Shudo, Y., Hsiao, P., Fairman, A. S., & Woo, Y. J. (2013). Mathematically engineered stromal cell-derived factor-1 alpha stem cell cytokine analog enhances mechanical properties of infarcted myocardium. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(1), 278-284.

Postoperative Right Ventricular Failure After Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement is Predicted by Preoperative Echocardiographic Structural, Hemodynamic, and Functional Parameters
Raina, A., Rammohan, H. R. S., Gertz, Z. M., Rame, J. E., Woo, Y. J., & Kirkpatrick, J. N. (2013). Postoperative Right Ventricular Failure After Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement is Predicted by Preoperative Echocardiographic Structural, Hemodynamic, and Functional Parameters. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC FAILURE, 19(1), 16-24.

Intracardiac exposure for transventricular mitral valve ring annuloplasty repair during Dor ventriculoplasty
Kaczorowski, D. J., Blank, M., & Woo, Y. J. (2012). Intracardiac exposure for transventricular mitral valve ring annuloplasty repair during Dor ventriculoplasty. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 31(11), 1236-1238.

Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Analysis of Mitral Annular Dynamics Implication for Annuloplasty Selection
Levack, M. M., Jassar, A. S., Shang, E. K., Vergnat, M., Woo, Y. J., & Gorman, R. C. (2012). Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Analysis of Mitral Annular Dynamics Implication for Annuloplasty Selection. CIRCULATION, 126(11), S183-S188.

The influence of saddle-shaped annuloplasty on leaflet curvature in patients with ischaemic mitral regurgitation
Vergnat, M., Levack, M. M., Jassar, A. S., Jackson, B. M., Acker, M. A., & Gorman, J. H. (2012). The influence of saddle-shaped annuloplasty on leaflet curvature in patients with ischaemic mitral regurgitation. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY, 42(3), 493-499.

Aortic valve repair by sinotubular junctional remodeling to eliminate aortic regurgitation in donor cardiac allograft
Kaczorowski, D. J., & Woo, Y. J. (2012). Aortic valve repair by sinotubular junctional remodeling to eliminate aortic regurgitation in donor cardiac allograft. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 144(3), 722-724.

Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm.
Frederick, J. R., & Woo, Y. J. (2012). Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. Annals of cardiothoracic surgery, 1(3), 277-285.

Re-Engineered Stromal Cell-Derived Factor-1 alpha and the Future of Translatable Angiogenic Polypeptide Design
Hiesinger, W., Goldstone, A. B., & Woo, Y. J. (2012). Re-Engineered Stromal Cell-Derived Factor-1 alpha and the Future of Translatable Angiogenic Polypeptide Design. TRENDS IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 22(6), 139-144.

Transaortic Mitral Valve Replacement
Frederick, J. R., & Woo, Y. J. (2012). Transaortic Mitral Valve Replacement. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 94(1), 302-304.

Effects of Atrial Fibrillation on Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation in the EVEREST II (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge Repair Study) Randomized Trial
Herrmann, H. C., Gertz, Z. M., Silvestry, F. E., Wiegers, S. E., Woo, Y. J., & Feldman, T. (2012). Effects of Atrial Fibrillation on Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation in the EVEREST II (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge Repair Study) Randomized Trial. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 59(14), 1312-1319.

Myocardial tissue elastic properties determined by atomic force microscopy after stromal cell-derived factor 1 alpha angiogenic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in a murine model
Hiesinger, W., Brukman, M. J., McCormick, R. C., Fitzpatrick, J. R., Frederick, J. R., & Woo, Y. J. (2012). Myocardial tissue elastic properties determined by atomic force microscopy after stromal cell-derived factor 1 alpha angiogenic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in a murine model. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 143(4), 962-966.

Simplified nonresectional leaflet remodeling mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation
Woo, Y. J., & MacArthur, J. W. (2012). Simplified nonresectional leaflet remodeling mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 143(3), 749-753.

Design, rationale, and initiation of the Surgical Interventions for Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Trial: A report from the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network
Smith, P. K., Michler, R. E., Woo, Y. J., Alexander, J. H., Puskas, J. D., & Ascheim, D. D. (2012). Design, rationale, and initiation of the Surgical Interventions for Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Trial: A report from the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 143(1), 111-U175.

Durability of Porcine Bioroots in Younger Patients With Aortic Root Pathology: A Propensity-Matched Comparison With Composite Mechanical Roots
Desai, N. D., McCarthy, F., Moser, W., Szeto, W. Y., Zeeshan, A., & Bavaria, J. E. (2011). Durability of Porcine Bioroots in Younger Patients With Aortic Root Pathology: A Propensity-Matched Comparison With Composite Mechanical Roots. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 92(6), 2054-2061.

Who Needs an RVAD in Addition to an LVAD?
Kaczorowski, D. J., & Woo, Y. J. (2011). Who Needs an RVAD in Addition to an LVAD?. CARDIOLOGY CLINICS, 29(4), 599-?.

Transventricular mitral valve operations.
Joseph Woo, Y., & McCormick, R. C. (2011). Transventricular mitral valve operations. Annals of thoracic surgery, 92(4), 1501-1503.

Computational Protein Design to Reengineer Stromal Cell-Derived Factor-1 alpha Generates an Effective and Translatable Angiogenic Polypeptide Analog
Hiesinger, W., Perez-Aguilar, J. M., Atluri, P., Marotta, N. A., Frederick, J. R., & Woo, Y. J. (2011). Computational Protein Design to Reengineer Stromal Cell-Derived Factor-1 alpha Generates an Effective and Translatable Angiogenic Polypeptide Analog. CIRCULATION, 124(11), S18-S26.

Saddle-shape annuloplasty increases mitral leaflet coaptation after repair for flail posterior leaflet.
Vergnat, M., Jackson, B. M., Cheung, A. T., Weiss, S. J., Ratcliffe, S. J., & Gorman, J. H. (2011). Saddle-shape annuloplasty increases mitral leaflet coaptation after repair for flail posterior leaflet. Annals of thoracic surgery, 92(3), 797-803.

Oxygen-dependent quenching of phosphorescence used to characterize improved myocardial oxygenation resulting from vasculogenic cytokine therapy
Hiesinger, W., Vinogradov, S. A., Atluri, P., Fitzpatrick, J. R., Frederick, J. R., & Woo, Y. J. (2011). Oxygen-dependent quenching of phosphorescence used to characterize improved myocardial oxygenation resulting from vasculogenic cytokine therapy. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 110(5), 1460-1465.

Tissue-Specific Variability in Human Epicardial Impedance
Jacobson, J. T., Hutchinson, M. D., Cooper, J. M., Woo, Y. J., Shandler, R. S., & Callans, D. J. (2011). Tissue-Specific Variability in Human Epicardial Impedance. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, 22(4), 436-439.

Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association
Heidenreich, P. A., Trogdon, J. G., Khavjou, O. A., Butler, J., Dracup, K., & Woo, Y. J. (2011). Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association. CIRCULATION, 123(8), 933-944.

Implantable Ventricular Assist Device Exchange With Focused Intravascular Deairing Techniques
Woo, Y. J., & Acker, M. A. (2011). Implantable Ventricular Assist Device Exchange With Focused Intravascular Deairing Techniques. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 91(1), 306-307.

Mechanical Circulatory Assistance - An Evolving Therapy
Fitzpatrick, J. R., & Woo, Y. J. (2011). Mechanical Circulatory Assistance - An Evolving Therapy. CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 75(1), 38-46.

Outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting and reduction annuloplasty for functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: A prospective multicenter study (Randomized Evaluation of a Surgical Treatment for Off-Pump Repair of the Mitral Valve)
Grossi, E. A., Woo, J., Patel, N., Goldberg, J. D., Schwartz, C. F., & Trehan, N. (2011). Outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting and reduction annuloplasty for functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: A prospective multicenter study (Randomized Evaluation of a Surgical Treatment for Off-Pump Repair of the Mitral Valve). JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 141(1), 91-97.

Minimally invasive robotic mitral valve surgery
Atluri, P., & Woo, Y. J. (2011). Minimally invasive robotic mitral valve surgery. EXPERT REVIEW OF MEDICAL DEVICES, 8(1), 115-120.

Outcomes of the RESTOR-MV Trial (Randomized Evaluation of a Surgical Treatment for Off-Pump Repair of the Mitral Valve)
Grossi, E. A., Patel, N., Woo, Y. J., Goldberg, J. D., Schwartz, C. F., & Schweich, C. J. (2010). Outcomes of the RESTOR-MV Trial (Randomized Evaluation of a Surgical Treatment for Off-Pump Repair of the Mitral Valve). JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 56(24), 1984-1993.

Acute Myocardial Rescue with Endogenous Endothelial Progenitor Cell Therapy
Atluri, P., Panlilio, C. M., Liao, G. P., Hiesinger, W., Harris, D. A., & Woo, Y. J. (2010). Acute Myocardial Rescue with Endogenous Endothelial Progenitor Cell Therapy. HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION, 19(11), 644-654.

Spliced stromal cell-derived factor-1 alpha analog stimulates endothelial progenitor cell migration and improves cardiac function in a dose-dependent manner after myocardial infarction
Hiesinger, W., Frederick, J. R., Atluri, P., McCormick, R. C., Marotta, N., & Woo, Y. J. (2010). Spliced stromal cell-derived factor-1 alpha analog stimulates endothelial progenitor cell migration and improves cardiac function in a dose-dependent manner after myocardial infarction. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 140(5), 1174-1180.

Stromal Cell-Derived Factor-1 alpha Activation of Tissue-Engineered Endothelial Progenitor Cell Matrix Enhances Ventricular Function After Myocardial Infarction by Inducing Neovasculogenesis
Frederick, J. R., Fitzpatrick, J. R., McCormick, R. C., Harris, D. A., Kim, A.-Y., & Woo, Y. J. (2010). Stromal Cell-Derived Factor-1 alpha Activation of Tissue-Engineered Endothelial Progenitor Cell Matrix Enhances Ventricular Function After Myocardial Infarction by Inducing Neovasculogenesis. CIRCULATION, 122(11), S107-S117.

Tissue-engineered pro-angiogenic fibroblast scaffold improves myocardial perfusion and function and limits ventricular remodeling after infarction
Fitzpatrick, J. R., Frederick, J. R., McCormick, R. C., Harris, D. A., Kim, A.-Y., & Woo, Y. J. (2010). Tissue-engineered pro-angiogenic fibroblast scaffold improves myocardial perfusion and function and limits ventricular remodeling after infarction. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 140(3), 667-676.

Cavopulmonary Bypass to Facilitate Infrahepatic Vena Cava Gunshot Wound Repair
Liao, G. P., Braslow, B., Schwab, C. W., & Woo, Y. J. (2010). Cavopulmonary Bypass to Facilitate Infrahepatic Vena Cava Gunshot Wound Repair. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 89(6), 2026-2028.

Retrograde and Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion: Results in Short Elective Arch Reconstructive Times
Milewski, R. K., Pacini, D., Moser, G. W., Moeller, P., Cowie, D., & Bavaria, J. E. (2010). Retrograde and Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion: Results in Short Elective Arch Reconstructive Times. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 89(5), 1448-1457.

Repair of type A aortic dissection in nonagenarian.
Woo, Y. J., & Kozin, E. D. (2010). Repair of type A aortic dissection in nonagenarian. Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals, 18(2), 183-184.

Surgical Revision After Percutaneous Mitral Repair With the MitraClip Device
Argenziano, M., Skipper, E., Heimansohn, D., Letsou, G. V., Woo, Y. J., & Glower, D. (2010). Surgical Revision After Percutaneous Mitral Repair With the MitraClip Device. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 89(1), 72-80.

Late Surgical Mitral Valve Repair after Percutaneous Repair with the MitraClip (R) System
Rogers, J. H., Yeo, K. K., Carroll, J. D., Cleveland, J., Reece, T. B., & Young, J. N. (2009). Late Surgical Mitral Valve Repair after Percutaneous Repair with the MitraClip (R) System. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 24(6), 677-681.

Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Woo, Y. J. (2009). Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery. SURGICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 89(4), 923-?.

Antegrade Thoracic Stent Grafting During Repair of Acute DeBakey I Dissection Prevents Development of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Pochettino, A., Brinkman, W. T., Moeller, P., Szeto, W. Y., Moser, W., & Bavaria, J. E. (2009). Antegrade Thoracic Stent Grafting During Repair of Acute DeBakey I Dissection Prevents Development of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 88(2), 482-490.

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
Fitzpatrick, J. R., Frederick, J. R., Hiesinger, W., Hsu, V. M., McCormick, R. C., & Woo, Y. J. (2009). 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. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 137(4), 971-977.

Off-pump, minimally invasive and robotic coronary revascularization yield improved outcomes over traditional on-pump CABG
Atluri, P., Kozin, E. D., Hiesinger, W., & Woo, Y. J. (2009). Off-pump, minimally invasive and robotic coronary revascularization yield improved outcomes over traditional on-pump CABG. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ROBOTICS AND COMPUTER ASSISTED SURGERY, 5(1), 1-12.

Endocarditis with massive aortic root abscess and atrioventricular septal destruction.
Parish, L. M., Liu, L., & Woo, Y. J. (2009). Endocarditis with massive aortic root abscess and atrioventricular septal destruction. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, 8(2), 280-282.

Outcomes Using Extracorporeal Life Support for Adult Respiratory Failure due to Status Asthmaticus
Mikkelsen, M. E., Woo, Y. J., Sager, J. S., Fuchs, B. D., & Christif, J. D. (2009). Outcomes Using Extracorporeal Life Support for Adult Respiratory Failure due to Status Asthmaticus. ASAIO JOURNAL, 55(1), 47-52.

Neurologic Outcomes from High Risk Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Operations in the Era of Endovascular Repair
Messe, S. R., Bavaria, J. E., Mullen, M., Cheung, A. T., Davis, R., & McGarvey, M. (2008). Neurologic Outcomes from High Risk Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Operations in the Era of Endovascular Repair. NEUROCRITICAL CARE, 9(3), 344-351.

Risk Score Derived from Pre-operative Data Analysis Predicts the Need for Biventricular Mechanical Circulatory Support
Fitzpatrick, J. R., Frederick, J. R., Hsu, V. M., Kozin, E. D., O'Hara, M. L., & Woo, Y. J. (2008). Risk Score Derived from Pre-operative Data Analysis Predicts the Need for Biventricular Mechanical Circulatory Support. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 27(12), 1286-1292.

Acute myocardial infarction requiring mechanical bridge to transplantation in a patient with undiagnosed anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome
Reade, C. C., Morris, R. J., Acker, M. A., Jessup, M., Banbury, M. K., & Woo, Y. J. (2008). Acute myocardial infarction requiring mechanical bridge to transplantation in a patient with undiagnosed anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 27(6), 682-684.

Cardiac retransplantation is an efficacious therapy for primary cardiac allograft failure
Atluri, P., Hiesinger, W., Gorman, R. C., Pochettino, A., Jessup, M., & Woo, Y. J. (2008). Cardiac retransplantation is an efficacious therapy for primary cardiac allograft failure. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, 3.

Transmyocardial revascularization to enhance myocardial vasculogenesis and hemodynamic function
Atluri, P., Panlilio, C. M., Liao, G. P., Suarez, E. E., McCormick, R. C., & Woo, Y. J. (2008). Transmyocardial revascularization to enhance myocardial vasculogenesis and hemodynamic function. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 135(2), 283-U50.

Pro-angiogenic cytokines as cardiovascular therapeutics - Assessing the potential
Atluri, P., & Woo, Y. J. (2008). Pro-angiogenic cytokines as cardiovascular therapeutics - Assessing the potential. BIODRUGS, 22(4), 209-222.

Fate of the residual distal and proximal aorta after acute type a dissection repair using a contemporary surgical reconstruction algorithm
Geirsson, A., Bavaria, J. E., Swarr, D., Keane, M. G., Woo, Y. J., & Pochettino, A. (2007). Fate of the residual distal and proximal aorta after acute type a dissection repair using a contemporary surgical reconstruction algorithm. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 84(6), 1955-1964.

Emergency extracorporeal life support for asphyxic status asthmaticus
Mikkelsen, M. E., Pugh, M. E., Hansen-Flaschen, J. H., Woo, Y. J., & Sager, J. S. (2007). Emergency extracorporeal life support for asphyxic status asthmaticus. RESPIRATORY CARE, 52(11), 1525-1529.

Significance of malperfusion syndromes prior to contemporary surgical repair for acute type A dissection: outcomes and need for additional revascularizations
Geirsson, A., Szeto, W. Y., Pochettino, A., McGarvey, M. L., Keane, M. G., & Bavaria, J. E. (2007). Significance of malperfusion syndromes prior to contemporary surgical repair for acute type A dissection: outcomes and need for additional revascularizations. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY, 32(2), 255-262.

Association between elevated whole blood Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-encoded RNA EBV polymerase chain reaction and reduced incidence of acute lung allograft rejection
Ahya, V. N., Douglas, L. P., Andreadis, C., Arnoldi, S., Svoboda, J., & Tsai, D. E. (2007). Association between elevated whole blood Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-encoded RNA EBV polymerase chain reaction and reduced incidence of acute lung allograft rejection. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 26(8), 839-844.

Minimally invasive resection of papillary fibroelastoma in a high-risk patient
Kim, R. W., Jeffery, M. E., Smith, M. J., Wilensky, R. L., Woo, E. Y., & Woo, Y. J. (2007). Minimally invasive resection of papillary fibroelastoma in a high-risk patient. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 8(8), 639-641.

High-risk repair of ascending aortic aneurysm due to giant cell aortitis.
Atluri, P., & Woo, Y. J. (2007). High-risk repair of ascending aortic aneurysm due to giant cell aortitis. Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals, 15(3), 252-254.

Myocardial regeneration therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy with cyclin A2
Woo, Y. J., Panlilio, C. M., Cheng, R. K., Liao, G. P., Suarez, E. E., & Chaudhry, H. W. (2007). Myocardial regeneration therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy with cyclin A2. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 133(4), 927-933.

Integrity of the cerebral blood-flow response to hyperoxia after cardiopulmonary bypass
Floyd, T. F., Ratcliffe, S. J., Detre, J. A., Woo, Y. J., Acker, M. A., & Eckenhoff, R. A. (2007). Integrity of the cerebral blood-flow response to hyperoxia after cardiopulmonary bypass. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 21(2), 212-217.

Ischemic heart failure enhances endogenous myocardial apelin and APJ receptor expression
Atluri, P., Morine, K. J., Liao, G. P., Panlilio, C. M., Berry, M. F., & Woo, Y. J. (2007). Ischemic heart failure enhances endogenous myocardial apelin and APJ receptor expression. CELLULAR & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LETTERS, 12(1), 127-138.

Minimally invasive valve surgery.
Woo, Y. J., Seeburger, J., & Mohr, F. W. (2007). Minimally invasive valve surgery. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 19(4), 289-298.

Minimally invasive aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma resection.
Hsu, V. M., Atluri, P., Keane, M. G., & Woo, Y. J. (2006). Minimally invasive aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma resection. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, 5(6), 779-781.

Placental growth factor provides a novel local angiogenic therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy
Kolakowski, S., Berry, M. F., Atluri, P., Grand, T., Fisher, O., & Woo, Y. J. (2006). Placental growth factor provides a novel local angiogenic therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 21(6), 559-564.

Techniques for preserving vertebral artery perfusion during thoracic aortic stent grafting requiring aortic arch landing.
Woo, E. Y., Bavaria, J. E., Pochettino, A., Gleason, T. G., Woo, Y. J., & Fairman, R. M. (2006). Techniques for preserving vertebral artery perfusion during thoracic aortic stent grafting requiring aortic arch landing. Vascular and endovascular surgery, 40(5), 367-373.

Combined DOR ventriculoplasty and aortic valve replacement in the treatment of post infarction ventricular aneurysm and aortic regurgitation
Suarez, E. E., Keane, M. G., & Woo, Y. J. (2006). Combined DOR ventriculoplasty and aortic valve replacement in the treatment of post infarction ventricular aneurysm and aortic regurgitation. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 21(5), 486-488.

Robotic cardiac surgery
Woo, Y. J. (2006). Robotic cardiac surgery. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ROBOTICS AND COMPUTER ASSISTED SURGERY, 2(3), 225-232.

Off-pump revascularization for significant left ventricular dysfunction.
Woo, Y. J., Grand, T. J., Liao, G. P., & Panlilio, C. M. (2006). Off-pump revascularization for significant left ventricular dysfunction. Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals, 14(4), 306-309.

Robotic minimally invasive mitral valve reconstruction yields less blood product transfusion and shorter length of stay
Woo, Y. J., & Nacke, E. A. (2006). Robotic minimally invasive mitral valve reconstruction yields less blood product transfusion and shorter length of stay. SURGERY, 140(2), 263-267.

Therapeutic delivery of cyclin A2 induces myocardial regeneration and enhances cardiac function in ischemic heart failure
Woo, Y. J., Panlilio, C. M., Cheng, R. K., Liao, G. P., Atluri, P., & Chaudhry, H. W. (2006). Therapeutic delivery of cyclin A2 induces myocardial regeneration and enhances cardiac function in ischemic heart failure. CIRCULATION, 114, I206-I213.

Minimally invasive, robotic, and off-pump mitral valve surgery.
Woo, Y. J., Rodriguez, E., Atluri, P., & Chitwood, W. R. (2006). Minimally invasive, robotic, and off-pump mitral valve surgery. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 18(2), 139-147.

Left main coronary embolism.
Mejia, V. M., Woo, Y. J., & Herrmann, H. C. (2006). Left main coronary embolism. journal of invasive cardiology, 18(6), 296-?.

Clinically silent cerebral ischemic events after cardiac surgery: Their incidence, regional vascular occurrence, and procedural dependence
Floyd, T. F., Shah, P. N., Price, C. C., Harris, F., Ratcliffe, S. J., & Melhem, E. R. (2006). Clinically silent cerebral ischemic events after cardiac surgery: Their incidence, regional vascular occurrence, and procedural dependence. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 81(6), 2160-2166.

Mesenchymal stem cell injection after myocardial infarction improves myocardial compliance
Berry, M. F., Engler, A. J., Woo, Y. J., Pirolli, T. J., Bish, L. T., & Sweeney, H. L. (2006). Mesenchymal stem cell injection after myocardial infarction improves myocardial compliance. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGY, 290(6), H2196-H2203.

Comparison of Coapsys annuloplasty and internal reduction mitral annuloplasty in the randomized treatment of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: Impact on the left ventricle
Grossi, E. A., Woo, Y. J., Schwartz, C. F., Gangahar, D. M., Subramanian, V. A., & Davis, R. D. (2006). Comparison of Coapsys annuloplasty and internal reduction mitral annuloplasty in the randomized treatment of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: Impact on the left ventricle. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 131(5), 1095-1098.

Neovasculogenic therapy to augment perfusion and preserve viability in ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Atluri, P., Liao, G. P., Panlilio, C. M., Hsu, V. M., Leskowitz, M. J., & Woo, Y. J. (2006). Neovasculogenic therapy to augment perfusion and preserve viability in ischemic cardiomyopathy. Annals of thoracic surgery, 81(5), 1728-1736.

Fructose 1,6-diphosphate administration attenuates post-ischemic ventricular dysfunction.
Cohen, J. E., Atluri, P., Taylor, M. D., Grand, T. J., Liao, G. P., & Woo, Y. J. (2006). Fructose 1,6-diphosphate administration attenuates post-ischemic ventricular dysfunction. Heart, lung & circulation, 15(2), 119-123.

Safety and efficacy of left ventricular assist device support in postmyocardial infarction cardiogenic shock
Leshnower, B. G., Gleason, T. G., O'Hara, M. L., Pochettino, A., Woo, Y. J., & Acker, M. A. (2006). Safety and efficacy of left ventricular assist device support in postmyocardial infarction cardiogenic shock. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 81(4), 1365-1371.

Neurological monitoring and off-pump surgery in a very high-risk stroke patient
Berry, M. F., McGarvey, M. L., Zeng, L., & Woo, Y. J. (2005). Neurological monitoring and off-pump surgery in a very high-risk stroke patient. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 80(6), 2372-2374.

Intraoperative effects of the coapsys annuloplasty system in a randomized evaluation (RESTOR-MV) of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation
Grossi, E. A., Saunders, P. C., Woo, Y. J., Gangahar, D. M., Laschinger, J. C., & Wudel, J. (2005). Intraoperative effects of the coapsys annuloplasty system in a randomized evaluation (RESTOR-MV) of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 80(5), 1706-1711.

Robotic resection of an aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma
Woo, Y. J., Grand, T. J., & Weiss, S. J. (2005). Robotic resection of an aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 80(3), 1100-1102.

Stromal cell-derived factor and granulocyte-monocyte colony-stimulating factor form a combined neovasculogenic therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy
Woo, Y. J., Grand, T. J., Berry, M. F., Atluri, P., Moise, M. A., & Sweeney, H. L. (2005). Stromal cell-derived factor and granulocyte-monocyte colony-stimulating factor form a combined neovasculogenic therapy for ischemic cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 130(2), 321-329.

Robot-assisted pharyngeal and laryngeal microsuirgery: Results of robotic cadaverb dissections
Hockstein, N. G., Nolan, J. P., O'Malley, B. W., & Woo, Y. J. (2005). Robot-assisted pharyngeal and laryngeal microsuirgery: Results of robotic cadaverb dissections. LARYNGOSCOPE, 115(6), 1003-1008.

Creatine phosphate administration preserves myocardial function in a model of off-pump coronary revascularization
Woo, Y. J., Grand, T. J., Zentko, S., Cohen, J. E., Hsu, V., & Kolakowski, S. (2005). Creatine phosphate administration preserves myocardial function in a model of off-pump coronary revascularization. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 46(3), 297-303.

Active thermoregulation improves outcome of off-pump coronary artery bypass.
Woo, Y. J., Atluri, P., Grand, T. J., Hsu, V. M., & Cheung, A. (2005). Active thermoregulation improves outcome of off-pump coronary artery bypass. Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals, 13(2), 157-160.

Robotic microlaryngeal surgery: A technical feasibility study using the daVinci surgical robot and an airway mannequin
Hockstein, N. G., Nolan, J. P., O'Malley, B. W., & Woo, Y. J. (2005). Robotic microlaryngeal surgery: A technical feasibility study using the daVinci surgical robot and an airway mannequin. LARYNGOSCOPE, 115(5), 780-785.

One year transgene expression with adeno-associated virus cardiac gene transfer
Woo, Y. J., Zhang, J. Cl., Taylor, M. D., Cohen, J. E., Hsu, V. M., & Sweeney, H. L. (2005). One year transgene expression with adeno-associated virus cardiac gene transfer. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 100(3), 421-426.

Cardiac surgery in patients on antiplatelet and antithrombotic agents.
Woo, Y. J. (2005). Cardiac surgery in patients on antiplatelet and antithrombotic agents. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 17(1), 66-72.

Ethyl pyruvate enhances ATP levels, reduces oxidative stress and preserves cardiac function in a rat model of off-pump coronary bypass.
Taylor, M. D., Grand, T. J., Cohen, J. E., Hsu, V., Liao, G. P., & Woo, Y. J. (2005). Ethyl pyruvate enhances ATP levels, reduces oxidative stress and preserves cardiac function in a rat model of off-pump coronary bypass. Heart, lung & circulation, 14(1), 25-31.

Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement combined with radiofrequency-modified maze procedure
Kolakowski, S., & Woo, Y. J. (2005). Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement combined with radiofrequency-modified maze procedure. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 20(2), 164-166.

Induction of angiogenesis and inhibition of apoptosis by hepatocyt growth factor effectively treats postischemic heart failure
Jayasankar, V., Woo, Y. J., Pirolli, T. J., Bish, L. T., Berry, M. F., & Sweeney, H. L. (2005). Induction of angiogenesis and inhibition of apoptosis by hepatocyt growth factor effectively treats postischemic heart failure. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 20(1), 93-101.

Targeted overexpression of leukemia inhibitory factor to preserve myocardium in a rat model of postinfarction heart failure
Berry, M. F., Pirolli, T. J., Jayasankar, V., Morine, K. J., Moise, M. A., & Woo, Y. J. (2004). Targeted overexpression of leukemia inhibitory factor to preserve myocardium in a rat model of postinfarction heart failure. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 128(6), 866-875.

Innominate artery transection in the setting of a bovine arch
Moise, M. A., Hsu, V., Braslow, B., & Woo, Y. J. (2004). Innominate artery transection in the setting of a bovine arch. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 128(4), 632-634.

Inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase activity by TIMP-1 gene transfer effectively treats ischemic cardiomyopathy
Jayasankar, V., Woo, Y. J., Bish, L. T., Pirolli, T. J., Berry, M. F., & Sweeney, H. L. (2004). Inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase activity by TIMP-1 gene transfer effectively treats ischemic cardiomyopathy. CIRCULATION, 110(11), II180-II186.

Apelin has in vivo inotropic effects on normal and failing hearts
Berry, M. F., Pirolli, T. J., Jayasankar, V., Burdick, J., Morine, K. J., & Woo, Y. J. (2004). Apelin has in vivo inotropic effects on normal and failing hearts. CIRCULATION, 110(11), II187-II193.

Administration of a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor at the time of myocardial infarction attenuates subsequent ventricular remodeling
Berry, M. F., Woo, Y. J., Pirolli, T. J., Bish, L. T., Moise, M. A., & Sweeney, H. L. (2004). Administration of a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor at the time of myocardial infarction attenuates subsequent ventricular remodeling. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 23(9), 1061-1068.

Local myocardial overexpression of growth hormone attenuates postinfarction remodeling and preserves cardiac function
Jayasankar, V., Bish, L. T., Pirolli, T. J., Berry, M. F., Burdick, J., & Woo, Y. J. (2004). Local myocardial overexpression of growth hormone attenuates postinfarction remodeling and preserves cardiac function. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 77(6), 2122-2129.

Ethyl pyruvate preserves cardiac function and attenuates oxidative injury after prolonged myocardial ischemia
Woo, Y. J., Taylor, M. D., Cohen, J. E., Jayasankar, V., Bish, L. T., & Grand, T. (2004). Ethyl pyruvate preserves cardiac function and attenuates oxidative injury after prolonged myocardial ischemia. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 127(5), 1262-1269.

Targeted overexpression of growth hormone by adenoviral gene transfer preserves myocardial function and ventricular geometry in ischemic cardiomyopathy
Jayasankar, V., Pirolli, T. J., Bish, L. T., Berry, M. F., Burdick, J., & Woo, Y. J. (2004). Targeted overexpression of growth hormone by adenoviral gene transfer preserves myocardial function and ventricular geometry in ischemic cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CARDIOLOGY, 36(4), 531-538.

Should Standard On-Pump Protamine Dosing Formulas Be Recalculated for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
Woo, Y. J., Atluri, P., Grand, T. J., Hsu, V., & Gardner, T. J. (2004). Should Standard On-Pump Protamine Dosing Formulas Be Recalculated for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?. The heart surgery forum, 7(1), 42-44.

Repair of acute type A aortic dissection associated with temporal arteritis
Berry, M. F., & Woo, Y. J. (2003). Repair of acute type A aortic dissection associated with temporal arteritis. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 76(5), 1717-1718.

Gene transfer of hepatocyte growth factor attenuates postinfarction heart failure.
Jayasankar, V., Woo, Y. J., Bish, L. T., Pirolli, T. J., Chatterjee, S., & Sweeney, H. L. (2003). Gene transfer of hepatocyte growth factor attenuates postinfarction heart failure. Circulation, 108, II230-6.

Blocking the development of postischemic cardiomyopathy with viral gene transfer of the apoptosis repressor with caspase recruitment domain
Chatterjee, S., Bish, L. T., Jayasankar, V., Stewart, A. S., Woo, Y. J., & Sweeney, H. L. (2003). Blocking the development of postischemic cardiomyopathy with viral gene transfer of the apoptosis repressor with caspase recruitment domain. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 125(6), 1461-1469.

Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting attenuates postoperative bleeding associated with preoperative clopidogrel administration
Woo, Y. J., Grand, T., & Valettas, N. (2003). Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting attenuates postoperative bleeding associated with preoperative clopidogrel administration. HEART SURGERY FORUM, 6(5), 282-285.

Minimally invasive video-assisted graft replacement of a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm
Woo, Y. J., & Childers, H. (2003). Minimally invasive video-assisted graft replacement of a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm. HEART SURGERY FORUM, 6(3), E59-E61.

Advances in the treatment of acute type A dissection: An integrated approach
Bavaria, J. E., Brinster, D. R., Gorman, R. C., Woo, Y. J., Gleason, T., & Pochettino, A. (2002). Advances in the treatment of acute type A dissection: An integrated approach. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 74(5), S1848-S1852.

Viral gene transfer of the antiapoptotic factor Bcl-2 protects against chronic postischemic heart failure.
Chatterjee, S., Stewart, A. S., Bish, L. T., Jayasankar, V., Kim, E. M., & Sweeney, H. L. (2002). Viral gene transfer of the antiapoptotic factor Bcl-2 protects against chronic postischemic heart failure. Circulation, 106(12), I212-7.

Efficient transmural cardiac gene transfer by intrapericardial injection in neonatal mice
Zhang, J. Cl., Woo, Y. J., Chen, J. A., Swain, J. L., & Sweeney, H. L. (1999). Efficient transmural cardiac gene transfer by intrapericardial injection in neonatal mice. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CARDIOLOGY, 31(4), 721-732.

Recombinant adenovirus-mediated cardiac gene transfer of superoxide dismutase and catalase attenuates postischemic contractile dysfunction
Woo, Y. J., Zhang, J. Cl., Vijayasarathy, C., Zwacka, R. M., Englehardt, J. F., & Sweeney, H. L. (1998). Recombinant adenovirus-mediated cardiac gene transfer of superoxide dismutase and catalase attenuates postischemic contractile dysfunction. CIRCULATION, 98(19), II255-II260.

In utero cardiac gene transfer via intraplacental delivery of recombinant adenovirus
Woo, Y. J., Raju, G. P., Swain, J. L., Richmond, M. E., Gardner, T. J., & BALICEGORDON, R. J. (1997). In utero cardiac gene transfer via intraplacental delivery of recombinant adenovirus. CIRCULATION, 96(10), 3561-3569.

Circulatory management with retrograde cerebral perfusion for acute type A aortic dissection.
Bavaria, J. E., Woo, Y. J., Hall, R. A., Wahl, P. M., Acker, M. A., & Gardner, T. J. (1996). Circulatory management with retrograde cerebral perfusion for acute type A aortic dissection. Circulation, 94(9), II173-6.

Retrograde cerebral and distal aortic perfusion during ascending and thoracoabdominal aortic surgery
Bavaria, J. E., Woo, Y. J., Hall, R. A., Carpenter, J. P., & Gardner, T. J. (1995). Retrograde cerebral and distal aortic perfusion during ascending and thoracoabdominal aortic surgery. Annals Thoracic Surg , 60.