||Victor A. Ferraris
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|Area of Specialty:
||Cardiovascular Surgery, Pre-operative Molecualr genetics of atrial Fib & asprin outcomes and analysis.
||Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Co-director, Gill Heart Institute.
Undergraduate: A.B., Lafayette College, Easton, PA, 1965
Graduate: Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 1970
Medical: M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1977
Residency: General Surgery, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO, 1977-1982
Residency: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1983-1985
||Editorial Board, Journal of Crdiothoracic-Renal Research; Member, Executive Committee and Chairman, Critical Care Sub-Committee; Member, Board of Directors, Coordinating Committee of Continuing Education in Thoracic Surgery (CCCETS); Member, Critical Care Sub-Committee; Member, Committe on Quality, Research, and Patient safety, Society of Thoracic Surgeons; The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Workforce on National Databases; Editorial board, International Journal of Angiology; Member, Executive Committee and Chairman; Member, Thoracic Surgery Program Directors, 1989-1996 and 2000-present; Member, Board of directors, Coordinating Committee of Continuing Eductaion in Thoracic Surgery (CCCETS); Program Co-Directore, Innovative Cardiac Care: Durgs and Devices. Central Baptist Hospital Education Center, Lexington, KY; American Heart Association for Summer Research Fellowship Program for UK Undergraduate Students for Summer 2004. Supervised Ryan Fischer (student); Cheif, Cardiothoracic Surgery Division, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center; Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Program, Cardiothroacic Surgery, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center;
RESENTATIONS: Genetic Determinants of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation -46th Annual World Congress International College of Angiology; The Incremental Cost of Blood Transfusions after Cardiac Surgery-46th Annual World Congress International College of Angiology; Surgical Managment of Atrial Fibrillation-46th Annual World Congress International College of Angiology; Ten Consecutive Cases of Mediatinal Tumor-21st Annual Symposium on Diseases of the Chest.
|Primary Research Focus:
Molecualr genetics of atrial Fib & asprin outcomes and analysis.
||ASA & blood conservation national guidelines
||EuroScore predicts ICU stay and Costs of Open Heart Surgery. (Invited Commentary) --The Annals of Thoracic Surgery July-Dec. 2004
Thrombin and Cardiopulmonary Bypass-A Paradigm for Evaluation of the Regukation of Hemostatis. --International Journal of Angiology Jan-Jun 2005.
Con Argunment: Do Currently Available Data Justify Regionalzation of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery? --The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Jan-Jun 2005.
Gender-specific practice guidelines for coronary artery bypass surgery: perioperative management.--Annals of Thoracic Surgery Jan-Jun 2005: Authors: Edwards, FH, Ferraris VA, Shanian DM, Peterson E, Furnary AP, Haan CK, Bridges CR
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Practice Guidline Series-Aspirin and other anti-platelet agents during operative coronary revascularization.
Journal: Ann Thorac Surgery, Jan-June 2005
Author: Ferraris VA, Ferrais SP, Moliterno DJ, Camp PC, Walenga JM, Messmore HL, Jeske WP, Edwards FH, Royston D, Shahian DM, Peterson E, Bridges CR, Despotis G.
Primary Pulmonary Sarcoma.
Journal: Surgical Rounds Jan-June 2005
Authors: Ferraris, VA, Saha, S
National Trends in Outcomes for Esophageal Resection
Journal: Annal of Thoracic Surgery Jan-June 2005
Author: Ferraris, Victor
Gender differences and predictors of mortality in spontaneous coronary artery dissection: a review of reported cases.
Journal: J Interv Cardiol. 2005
Author: Ferraris V, Thompson E, Ferraris SP, Gress TW
Gender differences inplatelet activation in patients with acute coronary syndromes.
Journal: Amer J Cardiol 2005
Author: Wehner P, Englund M, Ferraris SP, Stoll S, Ferraris VA