Organization profile

Organization profile

The Division of Cardiac Surgery provides a number of services as part of Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, including:

  • Arrhythmia surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Heart valve repairs and replacements
  • Reoperative cardiac surgery
  • Surgical treatment of adult congenital heart disease
  • Thoracic aortic surgery
  • Surgical therapy for heart failure

Organization profile

The Division of Cardiac Surgery provides a number of services as part of Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, including:

  • Arrhythmia surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Heart valve repairs and replacements
  • Reoperative cardiac surgery
  • Surgical treatment of adult congenital heart disease
  • Thoracic aortic surgery
  • Surgical therapy for heart failure

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Heart-Assist Devices Medicine & Life Sciences
Heart Transplantation Medicine & Life Sciences
Lung Transplantation Medicine & Life Sciences
Artificial Heart Medicine & Life Sciences
Mortality Medicine & Life Sciences
Thoracic Surgery Medicine & Life Sciences
Heart Failure Medicine & Life Sciences
Transplants Medicine & Life Sciences

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Profiles

Photo of Walter Pae

Walter Pae, MD

Person: Academic

19762019

Research Output 1976 2020

From the simulation center to the bedside: Validating the efficacy of a dynamic haptic robotic trainer in internal jugular central venous catheter placement

Chen, H. E., Sonntag, C. C., Mirkin, K. A., Pepley, D. F., Han, D. C., Moore, J. Z. & Miller, S. R., Feb 2020, In : American Journal of Surgery. 219, 2, p. 379-384 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Venous Catheters
Robotics
Central Venous Catheterization
Neck
Manikins

Postoperative chemotherapy and radiation improve survival following cardiac sarcoma resection

Hendriksen, B. S., Stahl, K. A., Hollenbeak, C. S., Taylor, M. D., Vasekar, M. K., Drabick, J. J., Conte, J. V., Soleimani, B. & Reed, M. F., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoma
Radiation
Drug Therapy
Survival
Therapeutics
5 Citations (Scopus)
Advisory Committees
Heart Diseases
Tomography

African Americans Are at a Higher Risk for Limb Loss but Not Mortality after Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery

Yang, Y., Lehman, E. B. & Aziz, F., Jul 1 2019, In : Annals of Vascular Surgery. 58, p. 63-77 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Lower Extremity
Extremities
Mortality
Amputation

African Americans are less likely to have elective endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Yang, Y., Lehman, E. B. & Aziz, F., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Vascular Surgery. 70, 2, p. 462-470 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
African Americans
Aneurysm
Hispanic Americans
Healthcare Disparities

Can Haptic Simulators Distinguish Expert Performance? A Case Study in Central Venous Catheterization in Surgical Education

Chen, H. E., Yovanoff, M. A., Pepley, D. F., Sonntag, C. C., Mirkin, K. A., Han, D. C., Moore, J. Z. & Miller, S. R., Feb 1 2019, In : Simulation in Healthcare. 14, 1, p. 35-42 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Venous Catheterization
Haptics
Robotics
Simulator
Simulators
1 Citation (Scopus)
Electrodes
Blood
Left ventricular assist devices
Pumps
Echocardiography