New research proposals requesting data from the STS National Database are assessed for overlap with active projects from all STS research programs and industry projects, including Participant User File (PUF), Access & Publications (A&P) and Task Force on Funded Research (TFR). If you have questions regarding specific projects listed on this page, please email the STS Research and Analytic Center.

Project Status Legend

  • Approved - Proposal has been approved for study by the A&P Task Force, PUF Task Force, or TFR and its corresponding specialty review committee.
  • Funded - Active project has been approved and funded for intramural or extramural/federal funding (exclusive to TFR submissions)
  • Analysis - Project is currently in active analysis stage by the investigators and appropriate analytics center.
  • Abstract - An abstract from the project has been developed and submitted to a meeting.
  • Manuscript - A manuscript from the project has been drafted.

Updated March 15, 2024

Adult Cardiac Surgery Database (PUF)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status

Arman Kilic
Medical University of South Carolina

Comparative Outcomes of High-Risk Cardiac Surgery at Centers With Versus Without Advanced Heart Failure Surgery Approved
Mario Gaudino
Weill Cornell Medicine
Trends and Outcomes in Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump and Mechanical Circulatory Support in Cardiogenic Shock Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An STS Database Analysis Analysis
Kyle Miletic
Henry Ford Hospital
Impact of Left Subclavian Artery Revascularization on Neurologic Outcomes Following Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR) Approved
Christopher Mehta
Northwestern Medicine
Evaluating Surgical Outcomes in the Treatment of Iatrogenic Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Approved
Steven Bolling
University of Michigan
Sex Differences in Receipt of Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Repair During Mitral Valve Surgery Approved
Sebastian Ludwig
Houston Methodist Hospital
Short-Term Outcomes After Transcatheter Versus Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement In Patients With Mitral Regurgitation: A Propensity Score-Matched Comparison Using Data From The CHOICE-MI Registry And The STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Approved
Kim de la Cruz
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Evaluating the Impact of Blood Transfusion on Outcomes Following Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair Abstract
Luke Burchill
Mayo Clinic
External Validation of Machine Learning Model for Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality Risk in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients Undergoing Cardiac Reoperation Approved
Thomas Schwann
Beaumont University Hospital
Emergent Bailout Surgery Following TAVR - A Report from the STS Cardiac Surgery Database 2011-2021 Analysis
Derek Serna-Gallegos
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Sex Differences in Patients Undergoing Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States Analysis
Shinichi Fukuhara
University of Michigan
Redo Mitral Valve Replacement after Prior Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Analysis
Joseph Bavaria
University of Pennsylvania
Preoperative Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Analysis
Hiroo Takayama
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Safety of Concomitant Ascending Aortic Surgery at the Time of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Analysis
Arnar Geirsson
Yale School of Medicine
Real-world representativeness of the outcomes of surgical arms in low-risk aortic valve replacement trials Abstract
Robert Hawkins
University of Michigan
Isolated SAVR as the second valve procedure after TAVR and SAVR with and without concomitant valvular disease (Second Manuscript) Analysis
Nimesh Desai
University of Pennsylvania
Referral Centers for Surgical Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Analysis
Ibrahim Sultan
UPMC Shadyside
Failure to rescue among patients undergoing surgery for acute type A aortic dissection (Second Manuscript) Manuscript
Kenichi Tanaka
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Current Utilization Pattern of Acute Normovolemic Hemodilution in Non-anemic and Anemic Adult Patients undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass Approved
Anne Cherry
Duke University
Training and Validation of Novel Cardiac Surgical Risk Models Incorporating Right Ventricular Function from the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis
Amanda Kleiman
University of Virginia
Multimodal analgesia and outcomes after cardiac surgery: A retrospective cohort study Approved
Emily MacKay
University of Pennsylvania
Assessment of a Tree-Based, Machine Learning Algorithm to Optimize Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Allocation for Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery - A Precision Medicine Application Analysis
Jacob Raphael
Thomas Jefferson University
Perioperative Acetaminophen and Decreased Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) After Cardiac Surgery Analysis
Loay Kabbani
Henry Ford Hospital
Comparative study of the frozen elephant trunk and traditional aortic repair techniques in acute type A aortic dissection (Second Manuscript) Analysis
Stephanie Mick
Weill Cornell Medical College
Trends In Repair of the Isolated Anterior Mitral Leaflet: Replacement vs Repair Manuscript
Paul Pearson
The Medical College of Wisconsin
Rate of Post-Infarct Ventricular Septal Defect in COVID-19 Era  Analysis
Michael Bowdish
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
The Association of Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index with Outcomes and Post-Discharge Care Needs After Cardiac Surgery Approved
Nicolas Brozzi
Cleveland Clinic
Understanding Clinical Trajectory of Patients Developing Postcardiotomy Cardiogenic ShockAnalysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Manuscript
Siavash Saadat
Baystate Medical Center
Evolving Practice Patterns in STEMI Patients with Cardiogenic ShockA Report from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis
Danny Chu
University of Pittsburgh
Multicenter Outcomes of Trileaflet Aortic Valve Reconstruction with Autologous Pericardium (Ozaki procedure) vs Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement Abstract
Alan Hartman
Northwell Health
Early Outcomes After Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Repair: Does Sex Make a Difference? Analysis
Juan Crestanello
Mayo Clinic
Outcome Effects of Use of Preoperative Adenosine Diphosphate (ADP) Receptor Inhibitors in Patients Undergoing Isolated CABG: Analysis of the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Manuscript
Maral Ouzounian
University of Toronto
Association of Surgeon and Institutional Volumes With Operative Outcomes Of The Ross Procedure in Adults Abstract 

Mark Roeser
University of Virginia

Impact of Elevation on CABG Outcomes Analysis
James Gammie
University of Maryland
Risk Factors for Permanent Pacemaker Placement Post Tricuspid Valve Surgery Manuscript
Frederick Lombard
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Temperature during cardiopulmonary bypass and adverse outcomes after cardiac surgery Analysis
Adin-Cristian Andrei
Northwestern University
Using Machine Learning to Predict New Onset of Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation and Other Adverse Postoperative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery Manuscript
Vikram Fielding-Singh
Stanford University
Deep neural networks for risk modeling in adult cardiac surgery Analysis
Loay Kabbani
Henry Ford Hospital
Comparative study of the frozen elephant trunk and traditional aortic repair techniques in acute type A aortic dissection Manuscript
Élan Burton
Stanford University
Treatment modality disparities in SAVR and MISAVR Manuscript
Nimesh Desai
University of Pennsylvania
Analysis of patterns of malperfusion in patients presenting with acute type A aortic dissection Manuscript
Mark Slaughter
University of Louisville
Is mechanical unloading better than coronary artery bypass in ischemic cardiomyopathy patients with low ejection fraction? Manuscript

Arman Arghami
Mayo Clinic

Comparing administrative (NIS/HCUP) database with clinical registry (STS) on postcardiac surgical outcomes Abstract
Andreas de Biasi
University of Wisconsin Hospitals
Impact of illicit drug use in acute Type A aortic dissection Manuscript
Aamir Shah
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Contemporary outcomes of open surgical repair for the descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aorta: An analysis of the STS National Database Manuscript
Hari Mallidi
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
The effect of the 2018 UNOS donor heart allocation policy change on cardiac transplantation and durable LVAD implantation in women Abstract
Arminder Jassar
Massachusetts General Hospital
Correlation of hypothermic circulatory arrest duration and temperature with acute renal failure after aortic arch surgery Manuscript
Thomas Bilfinger
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Single versus multi-center surgeons' risk-adjusted mitral valve repair procedural outcomes (SURGEON MVR) Manuscript
Henry Tannous
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Impact of coronary artery bypass graft clinical science research: The off-pump/on-pump treatment experience Analysis
Gabor Bagameri
Mayo Clinic
Comparison of the neurological outcomes after aortic arch repair: Endovascular approach vs. the standard of care (Open Repair) Analysis
Bradley Taylor
University of Maryland
Impact of revascularization technique on the risk of stroke and mortality during coronary artery bypass grafting: The analysis of the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Manuscript
Michael J. Mack
The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano
Predicted risk of transfusion in isolated AVR Analysis
James R. Edgerton
The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano
Predicted risk of transfusion in isolated CABG Manuscript
Michael P. Macris
Memorial Hermann Health System
The impact of time interval between coronary angiography and cardiopulmonary bypass on acute kidney injury  Manuscript
Thomas Kelley
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Effect of a balanced transfusion ratio on survival in patients in hemorrhagic shock after cardiac surgery  Manuscript
Giovanni Filardo
The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano
Predicted risk of transfusion in isolated MVR and MV repair Analysis 
Joseph F. Sabik III
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Trends in use of FFR in patients undergoing surgical revascularization: Insights from the STS National Database  Manuscript
Thomas A. Schwann
Baystate Health
Elucidating surgeon and institutional volume – Outcome effects for multi-arterial and single-arterial coronary artery bypass grafting strategies  Analysis
M. Scott Halbreiner
Allegheny General Hospital
Use of skeletonized versus pedicled internal thoracic artery: Is there a correlation with sternal wound infection  Manuscript
Zain I. Khalpey
University of Arizona
Predictive strategies for the prevention of disease outcomes      Analysis


Adult Cardiac Surgery Database (A&P)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
Matthew Williams
Yale School of Medicine
Trajectories of Early-Career Cardiac Surgeons in the U.S.: Predictors of Success and Attrition Approved
Michael Robich
Johns Hopkins
Outcomes of Mitral Surgery for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation Approved

Nicholas Ryan Teman
University of Virginia

Operating Room versus Fast-Track Extubation in Adult Cardiac Surgery: A National Propensity Score Matched Study Manuscript
Asvin Ganapathi
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Variation in Transfer Patients for Cardiac Surgery Manuscript
Frank Sellke
Brown University
Predictors of Postoperative Acute Renal Failure in Type A Aortic Dissection Repair Manuscript
Alexander Iribarne
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
The influence of insurance status on acuity of presentation and outcomes of CABG in North America Manuscript
Gabriele Di Luozzo
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital
Nationwide trends and outcomes in the usage of adjuncts for spinal cord protection in patients undergoing open surgery for the descending thoracic or thoraco-abdominal aorta: 20-year analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database  Manuscript
Thomas Bilfinger
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Acute Type A aortic dissection (ATAAD) Repair in the US: Volume outcome relationships (FUTURE ANALYSIS)


Carmelo A. Milano
Duke University Medical Center
Does duration of left ventricular assist device support have an effect on orthotopic heart transplantation outcomes? Manuscript
George Tolis
Massachusetts General Hospital
TEVAR vs open repair of descending thoracic aortic pathology: Long-term outcomes Manuscript
Adult Cardiac Surgery Database (TFR)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
Andrew Ryan
Brown University
The effects of bundled payment on acute cardiovascular outcomes among older adults Funded/Analysis
Michael Ibrahim
University of Pennsylvania
Outcomes of repair versus replacement after failed mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral insufficiency Analysis


General Thoracic Surgery Database (PUF)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
Andrea Axtell
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Anastomotic Leak after Esophagectomy – An Analysis of the STS General Thoracic Surgery Database Approved
Christopher Seder
Rush University Medical Center
Examination of Time of Day for Elective Lung Resections on Short-Term Postoperative Outcomes: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database Analysis Analysis
Brooks Udelsman
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
Association of hiatal hernia, mesh repair, and clinical volume in the STS-GTSD Analysis
Feiran Lou
University of Massachusetts
The Safety and Efficacy of Second Pulmonary Resections for Lung Cancer Analysis
Christopher Towe
University Hospitals
Impact of robotic platform on surgical outcomes of minimally invasive hiatal hernia repair Analysis
Jonathan D'Cunha
Mayo Clinic
Conduit revision following esophagectomy: An STS Database Analysis Analysis
Elliot Servais
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Segmentectomy for lung cancer: trends in approach and associated outcomes among STS GTSD participants Manuscript
Maria Madariaga
University of Chicago
Association of preoperative risk analysis index and postoperative outcomes in general thoracic surgery patients Manuscript
Brandon H. Tieu
Oregon Health & Science University
Chylothorax after esophagectomy: A review of the STS National Database  Manuscript
Ikenna Okereke
University of Texas Medical Branch
Outcomes after surgical lung biopsy: An analysis of the STS National Database Approved
General Thoracic Surgery Database (A&P)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
Ravi Rajaram
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Re-evaluating Race-Specific Pulmonary Function Testing in Patients Undergoing Lung Cancer Resection Manuscript
Ammara A Watkins
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Management of Lung Cancer among STS GTSD Participants Abstract
Benjamin Wei
University of Alabama Birmingham
Assessing the impact of smoking and surgical approach on perioperative outcomes in esophagectomy for esophageal cancer Abstract
Gavitt Woodard
Yale New Haven Hospital
The relationship between pre-existing comorbidities and extent of surgical resection on long-term survival in non-small cell lung cancer Manuscript
Justin Blasberg
Yale University School of Medicine
Longitudinal Follow-Up of Elderly Patients After Esophageal Cancer Resection in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database Manuscript
Lisa Brown
UC Davis Medical Center
Predictors of discharge with supplemental oxygen after lobectomy for lung cancer (Approved as joint collaborative project with Dr. Brian Mitzman) Manuscript
Brian Mitzman
University of Utah Health
Association between interstitial lung disease and outcomes after pulmonary resection for non-small cell lung cancer (Approved as joint collaborative project with Dr. Lisa Brown) Manuscript
Cherie Erkmen
Temple University Health System  
Clinical-pathologic stage discordance in early esophageal cancer Manuscript
Nathaniel R. Evans
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Predictors of prolonged air leak and chest tube duration after lobectomy Manuscript
Congenital Heart Surgery Database (PUF)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
Pranava Sinha
M Health Fairview Masonic Children's Hospital
Outcomes of Heterotaxy Syndrome Patients Undergoing Biventricular Repairs Approved
James St. Louis
Inova Health System
Utilization Of Artificial Intelligence To Produce Predictive Models Of Adverse Outcomes Following Congenital Heart Surgery  Approved
Arvind Bishnoi
Children's National Hospital
Understanding Surgical Interventions on Truncal Valve After The Primary Surgical Repair and Related Outcomes Using a National, Congenital Heart Disease Database Approved
Neha Ahluwalia
Children's Hospital of Michigan
Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect and Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Analysis Analysis
Can Yerebakan
Children's National Hospital
Impact of Low Weight, Prematurity, and Genetic Syndromes on Mortality Following
Congenital Heart Surgery: A Comprehensive Analysis of Patient Outcomes
Andrew Goldstone
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
The Optimal Timing of Complete Repair for Truncus Arteriosus: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database     Approved
Brian Bateson
Children's Hospital of Georgia
Differences in outcomes for infants undergoing cardiac surgery using blood conservation Abstract
Jennifer Nelson
Nemours Children's Health
National Perioperative Utilization of Dexmedetomidine in Children with Congenital Heart Disease Manuscript
Anton Mandrov
Children's Hospital of Georgia
Predicting Complications after Congenital Heart Disease Surgery with Machine Based Learning Manuscript
Shriprasad Deshpande
Children's National Hospital
Two Steps Forward, One Step Backward: Need for Takedown and Unexpected Interventions After Stage Two Palliation of Single Ventricle Manuscript
Yves d'Udekem
Children's National Hospital
Early outcome of Fontan operation: lateral tunnel or Extra Cardiac Conduit? Abstract
Elizabeth Stephens
Mayo Clinic
Risk of Reoperative Cardiac Surgery via Median Sternotomy: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Study Manuscript
Faith Ross
Seattle Children’s Hospital
The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Outcomes for Congenital Heart Surgery Manuscript
Meena Nathan
Boston Children’s Hospital
Medical devices used in the care of children with cardiac disease Abstract
Bhawna Arya
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Regional fluctuations in prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease during the first year of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Abstract
Nicholas Andersen
Duke University Hospital
Outcomes following primary vs stage Yasui Manuscript
Joanne Starr
CHOC Children's Hospital
Relationship between temperature and perfusion strategies and neurological outcomes in neonatal congenital heart surgery Manuscript
David Morales
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
A prediction tool for outcomes in children with congenital heart disease who undergo post-cardiotomy extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: A report from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database Manuscript
Carlos Mery
Dell Children’s Medical Center
Neighborhood sociodemographic factors impact on incidence and outcomes in congenital heart surgery Abstract
Nicole D. Zantek
University of Minnesota
Risk factors for platelet transfusion and impact of platelet transfusions on outcomes in patients undergoing congenital heart surgery Abstract
Congenital Heart Surgery Database (A&P)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
Jeffrey Jacobs
University of Florida
Variation of Prenatal Detection of Congenital Heart Disease Approved
Michael Wadle
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seasonal Variations in Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes Approved
Edmund Jooste
Duke University School of Medicine
Evolution and Heterogeneity in Practice Patterns for Shunt Selection and Outcomes following Norwood Procedures performed in the United States: Real World Implications of the Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial Analysis
Awais Ashfaq
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
Contemporary outcomes and practice patterns of native coarctation in children greater than one year of age Manuscript
Warwick Ames
Duke University Medical Center
U.S. Practice Patterns for the use of Regional Anesthesia for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Impact on Perioperative Outcomes Abstract
Morgan Brown
Boston Children’s Hospital
Intraoperative Pediatric Cardiac Arrest in Patients undergoing Congenital Cardiac Surgery Manuscript
S. Adil Husain
University of Utah
Outcomes of Atrioventricular Valve Intervention in Functionally Univentricular Patients at Each Stage of the Single Ventricle Palliation Pathway Manuscript
Bret Mettler
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Burden of Re-operative Cardiac Surgery among Adolescents and Adults who have undergone Prior Arterial Switch Operation (ASO)  Manuscript
James D. St. Louis
Children’s Hospital of Georgia
Transposition of Great Arteries, Intact Ventricular Septum and Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction (TGA, IVS, LVOTO): Patterns of Practice and Outcomes Manuscript
Marshall Jacobs
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Staged operative strategies in CHSD Manuscript
Ram Kumar Subramanyan
Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles
Surgical outcomes following repair of tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve syndrome Analysis
Congenital Heart Surgery Database (TFR)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
James Cnota, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Congenital Heart Disease Genetic Network Study (CHD GENES) – Surgical Phenotype Expansion Through the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Database Approved
Sharon-Lise Normand
Harvard Medical School
Modern Analytics to Improve Quality & Outcomes Assessments Following Congenital Heart Surgery Analysis


Intermacs/Pedimacs (PUF)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
Lauren Cooper
Northwell Health
Guideline Directed Medical Therapy (GDMT) for Heart Failure in Patients with Durable Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD) Analysis
Donald Likosky
University of Michigan
Determinants of Interhospital Variability in Infections after Durable LVADs: Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs Database Analysis
Donna Mancini    
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease and Ventricular Assist Device Outcomes: An Analysis of the STS INTERMACS Database Analysis
Vinod Thourani 
Piedmont Healthcare
Characterization of the natural history of aortic regurgitation in LVAD patients: an INTERMACS analysis Analysis
Leora Balsam
UMass Chan Medical School
INTERMACS Registry Trends and Outcomes after Heartmate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: The Impact of Surgical Approach Approved
Keith Aaronson 
University of Michigan
A novel model to predict Gastrointestinal bleeding after a Heartmate 3 LVAD implantation Analysis
Paul Tang
University of Michigan
Impact of residual mitral regurgitation duration on LVAD outcomes Abstract
Eric Adler             
University of California-San Diego
Machine learning for prognostication in advanced heart failure Manuscript
Themistokles Chamogeorgakis
University of Michigan
Right ventricular support in the context of biventricular failure: An Intermacs analysis Abstract
Jerry Estep
Cleveland Clinic
Predictors of hospital readmission burden and survival analysis in patients with contemporary continuous flow left ventricular assist device (CF-LVAD) Abstract
Lucian Lozonschi  Medical University of South Carolina Ventricular arrhythmia post cf-left ventricular assist device placement – Trends within the STS Intermacs in the contemporary era Manuscript

Duc Thinh Pham 
Northwestern University

Risk assessment model for wait list mortality in left ventricular assist device patients Manuscript
Edward Grandin
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Assessing the impact of beta-blockers on late right heart failure and survival after left ventricular assist device implantation (PUF) Manuscript

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Intermacs/Pedimacs (A&P)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
Jeff Teuteberg/Sung-Min Cho
Stanford University/Johns Hopkins University
Epidemiology and Outcomes of Patients Bridged to Heart Transplant with Durable LVAD Support    
Michael Kiernan
Tufts Medical Center
Late Right Heart Failure after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Impact on Outcomes and Association with Adverse Events Beyond One Year Abstract
Joseph Rossano
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Long Term Ventricular Assist Devices in Children Abstract
Francis Pagani
University of Michigan Health
Predicting Stroke in Ventricular Assist Device Patients Abstract
David Morales
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Pediatric Interagency Registry For Mechanical Circulatory Support (PEDIMACS) Report: Predicting Stroke For Pediatric Patients Supported With Ventricular Assist Devices – A
Follow Up Analysis
Todd Dardas
University of Washington
Modeling days alive and out of hospital for durable left ventricular assist device support Analysis
Daniel Goldstein
Montefiore Medical Center
Examining the Adverse Events Profile of BTT/BTC Patients after the UNOS Allocation Changes Abstract
David Peng 
University of Michigan
Social determinants of health and outcomes after pediatric ventricular assist device implantation Manuscript
David Morales    
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 
Pediatric Interagency Registry For Mechanical Circulatory Support (PEDIMACS) Report: A Prediction Tool for Outcomes of Pediatric Patients Supported with Ventricular Assist Devices Manuscript
James Kirklin
University of Alabama-Birmingham
Mortality risk prediction for patients who receive a HeartMate3 left ventricular assistance device Abstract
Jennifer Cowger
Henry Ford Health System
Defining short- and long-term optimal outcomes for patients on continuous flow left ventricular assist device support: An STS Intermacs analysis Manuscript
Kenan Yount
University of Virginia
Effects of preoperative or postoperative dialysis on LVAD outcomes, patient survival, progression to transplantation and quality of life Manuscript

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Intermacs/Pedimacs (TFR)
Principal Investigator Proposal Title Project Status
Jennifer Cowger
Henry Ford Health System
HeartMate 3 Support for Transplant Candidates Offers Equitable Organ Utilization Approved