Cardiac Surgery

Ongoing Research

  • Biomaterials
  • Clinical Trials in Adult Cardiac Surgery with particular interest in heart valves surgery
  • Heart Failure therapy (heart transplantation and mechanical support)
  • Ischemic reperfusion injury in the neonatal and adult myocardium using isolated working heart models
  • Myocardial Protection
  • Organ preservation for heart/lung transplantation, defense mechanism for control of ischemia-reperfusion injury
  • Prosthetic valve design and valvular reconstruction
  • Thoracic aortic resection and spinal cord ischemia