Active Research


Study Title

Victor Ferraris Platelet 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 Martin STTR:  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 Mullett A 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
Hassan Reda Antithrombin - A Prospective, MultiCenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Preoperative Antithrombin Supplementation in Patients Undergoing High-Risk Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Sibu Saha Endovascular 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/Saha Diffuse Optical Assessment of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and Revascularization
Gelfand/Saha dsRNA Cloning and Visualization in Human Atherosclerosis
Saha/Daugherty Impacts of Citrulline and Lycopene on Cardiovascular Health
Michael Sekela CytoSorb Reduction of Free Hemoglobin during Cardiac Surgery (REFRESH Trial)
Paul Tessmann INTERMACS-VAD Therapy Database