Active Research


Study Title

Victor FerrarisPlatelet Function in Early Stage Lung Cancer- A Pilot Study
 Comparison of Operative Risk Scoring Algorithms as Applied to a Local Series of Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients
 Surgery for Infective Endocarditis, A Retrospective Review of Outcomes
 The Impact of Blood Transfusion in Blunt and Penetrating Trauma
Jeremiah MartinSTTR:  Phase 2:  Hyperthermia-An Early Feasibility Study of Perfusion-Induced Hyperthermia for Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
 Does Surgical Upstaging in Resected Lung Cancer Depend on the Surgical Approach?
Timothy MullettA Prospective Post-Approval Study with the IBV Valve System for the Treatment of Prolonged Air Leak
 Safety and Effectiveness of the Spiration Valve System in Air Leaks VAST (Valves Against Standard Therapy) - pending contract and IRB approval
 Spiration IBV Valve System-Humanitarian Use Device
 Spirational IBV/Endobronchial Valve Retrospective Review and Outcomes Analysis
Sibu SahaEndovascular Interventions with AngioMax: The ENDOMAX Trial
 Barostim neo® - Baroreflex Activation Therpay® for Heart Failure
 CVRx Rheos Pivotal Trial approved as HUD.
 Tachosil - A Randomized, Open-Label, Parallel-Group, Multi-Center Trial to Compare Efficacy and Safety of TachoSil versus Surgicel Original for the Secondary Hemostatic Treatment of Needle Hole Bleeding in Vascular Surgery (Tied for top enrollment)
 The Use of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) on Adult Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
 Lobectomy/Wedge Resection for Lung Cancer: An Outcomes Analysis of 500 cases from 2002-2013
 Cardiac Tumors and Surgical Management: A Retrospective Review
 A Retrospective Review and Comparison of Open Thoracotomy Versus Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) Lobectomy from 2009-2013
 A Retrospective Review Comparing Outcomes of Iliac Artery Stenting Performed by Surgeons in an Operating Room Versus in a Catheterization Lab
 Retrospective review of Esophageal Stents at the University of Kentucky
 Retrospective review of Endovascular treatment for completely occluded Abdominal Aorta
 A Retrospective Review of Triscuspid Valve Surgery Patients with an AICD
 A Retrospective Review of Common Femoral Endarterectomy and Profundoplasty at the University of Kentucky
Yu/SahaDiffuse Optical Assessment of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and Revascularization
Gelfand/SahadsRNA Cloning and Visualization in Human Atherosclerosis
Saha/DaughertyImpacts of Citrulline and Lycopene on Cardiovascular Health
Michael SekelaCytoSorb Reduction of Free Hemoglobin during Cardiac Surgery (REFRESH Trial)
Paul TessmannINTERMACS-VAD Therapy Database