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Publications

Journal Articles

  1. KH Fraser, T Zhang, ME Taskin, BP Griffith, ZJ Wu. A Quantitative Comparison of Mechanical Blood Damage Related Parameters in Rotary Ventricular Assist Devices. ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 2012 (in press) Supplementary Data.
  2. J Zhang, A Koert, T Zhang, B Gellman, KA Dasse, RJ Gilbert, BP Griffith, ZJ Wu. Computational Fluid Dynamics Design and Analysis of an Integrated Maglev Pump-Oxygenator (IMPO). Submitted to Artificial Organs for publication 2008.
  3. T Zhang, G Cheng, A Koert, J Zhang, B Gellman, GK Yankey, A Satpute, KA Dasse, RJ Gilbert, BP Griffith, ZJ Wu. Functional and Biocompatibility Performances of an Integrated Maglev Pump-Oxygenator. Artificial Organs 2008 (in press).
  4. GK Yankey, T Li, A Kilic, G Cheng, A Satpute, K Savai, S Li, SL Moainie, D Prastein, Cr DeFillipi, ZJ Wu, BP Griffith. Regional Remodeling Strain and Its Association with Myocardial Apoptosis Post-Myocardial Infarction in Ovine Model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008 (in press).
  5. Gammie JS, Abrishamchian AR, Griffith BP. Cardiac autotransplantation and radical bi-atrial resection for recurrent atrial myxoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Apr;83(4):1545-7. 
  6. Moainie SL, Neschis DG, Gammie JS, Brown JM, Poston RS, Scalea TM, Griffith BP. Endovascular stenting for traumatic aortic injury: an emerging new standard of care. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 May;85(5):1625-9; discussion 1629-30.
  7. Feller ED, Sorensen EN, Haddad M, Pierson RN 3rd, Johnson FL, Brown JM, Griffith BP.  Clinical outcomes are similar in pulsatile and nonpulsatile left ventricular assist device recipients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Mar;83(3):1082-8.
  8. Neschis DG, Moaine S, Gutta R, Charles K, Scalea TM, Flinn WR, Griffith BP. Twenty consecutive cases of endograft repair of traumatic aortic disruption: lessons learned. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Mar;45(3):487-92. Epub 2007 Jan 24.
  9. A Kilic, TDC Nolan, T Li, GK Yankey, DJ Prastein, RK Jarvik, ZJ Wu and BP Griffith. Early In-Vivo Experience with the Pediatric Jarvik 2000 Heart. ASAIO Journal 53 (3):374-8, 2007.
  10. Zhang J, Koert A, Gellman B, Gempp T, Dasse KA, Gilbert RJ, Griffith BP and Wu ZJ. Optimization of a Miniature Maglev Ventricular-Assist Device (VAD) for Pediatric Circulatory Support. ASAIO J. 53(1):23-31, 2007.
  11. Zhang J, Nolan TDC, Zhang T, Griffith BP and Wu ZJ. Characterization of membrane blood oxygenation devices using computational fluid dynamics. Journal of Membrane Science. Vol. 288(1-2): 268-279, 2007
  12. Zhao R,  Antaki JF, Naik T, Bachman TN, Kameneva MV, Wu ZJ. Microscopic Investigation of Erythrocyte Deformation Dynamics. Biorheology 2006, Vol. 43: 747 - 765.
  13. A Kilic, T Li, TDC Nolan, JR Nash, S Li, DJ Prastein, G Schwartzbauer, SL Moainie, GK Yankey, C DeFilippi, ZJ Wu and BP Griffith. Strain-Related Regional Alterations of Calcium-Handling Proteins in Myocardial Remodeling. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Oct, 132(4):900-8.
  14. Zhang J, Gellman B, Koert A, Dasse KA, Gilbert RJ, Griffith BP, Wu ZJ.Computational and Experimental Evaluation of the CentriMag® Blood Pump. Artificial Organs 30 (3):168-177, 2006.
  15. Wu ZJ, Gartner M, Litwak KN, Griffith BP. Progress toward an ambulatory artificial lung. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Oct; 130(4):973-8.
  16. Hildebrand D, Wu ZJ, Mayer J, Sacks M. Design and Hydrodynamic Evaluation of A Novel Pulsatile Bioreactor for Biologically Active Heart Valves. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 32(8):1039-1049, 2004.
  17. Kameneva MV, Wu ZJ, Urash A, Repko B,  Litwak KN, Billiar TR, Fink MP, Simmons RL, Griffith BP, Borovetz HS. Blood soluble drag-reducing polymers prevent lethality from hemorrhagic shock in acute animal experiments. Biorheology 41(1):53-64, 2004.
  18. Burgreen GW, Loree HW, Bourque K, Dague C, Poirier VL, Farrar D, Hampton E, Wu ZJ, Gempp TM, Schöb R. Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of a Maglev Centrifugal Left Ventricular Assist Device. Artificial Organs 28: 874-881, 2004.
  19. Litwak KN, Koenig SC, Tsukui H, Kihara S, Wu Z, Pantalos GM. Effects of left ventricular assist device support and outflow graft location upon aortic blood flow. ASAIO J 50:432-7, 2004.

Conference Presentations

  1. Changfu Wu, Tieluo Li, Kinjal Savai, Bartley P. Griffith, Zhongjun J. Wu. Strain mapping of lv myocardium and its correlation with activation of apoptotic molecular pathways post infarction. Presented at the ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2008). June 25-29, Marriott Resort, Marco Island, Florida, USA.
  2. M. Ertan Taskin, Tao Zhang, Berry Gellman, Kurt A. Dasse, Bartley P. Griffith, and Zhongjun J. Wu.  3D flow modeling and blood damage characterization of the ultramag™ blood pump. Presented at the ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2008). June 25-29, Marriott Resort, Marco Island, Florida, USA.
  3. T Zhang, B P Griffith, Z J Wu. Characterization of hollow fiber membrane bundles in benchmrak test. Presented at the 54th ASAIO Annual Conference, June 19-21, 2008 – San Francisco, CA.
  4. ME Taskin, T Zhang, B Gellman, K Dasse, BP Griffith, and ZJ Wu. Computational flow and blood damage modeling of the ultramag™ blood pump. Presented at the 54th ASAIO Annual Conference, June 19-21, 2008 – San Francisco, CA.
  5. T Zhang, C Wu, T Snyder, R Jarvik, B P Griffith, Z J Wu.  Study of blood damage using a newly developed blood shearing device. Presented at the 54th ASAIO Annual Conference, June 19-21, 2008 – San Francisco, CA.
  6. K Savai, C Wu, R Farnan, G Cheng, D Morley, BP Griffith,and ZJ Wu. The Impact of Partial Circulatory Support on the Strain Distribution on the Post-Infarction Left Ventricular Wall. Presented at the 54th ASAIO Annual Conference, June 19-21, 2008 – San Francisco, CA.
  7. ZJ Wu, T Li, GK Yankey, A Kilic, G Cheng, K Savai, BP Griffith.  LV regional strains and activation of molecular survival and apoptotic pathways post myocardial infarction. Presentation at BMES 2007 Annual Fall Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, September 26-29, 2007.
  8. T Zhang, J Zhang, TDC Nolan, BP Griffith, ZJ Wu. Benchmark Study of Oxygen Transfer in Microporous Hollow Fiber Membrane (HFM) Bundles. Presentation at BMES 2007 Annual Fall Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, September 26-29, 2007.
  9. J Zhang, A Koert, T Zhang, B Gellman, KA Dasse, RJ Gilbert, BP Griffith, ZJ Wu. Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of an Integrated Maglev Pump-Oxygenator (IMPO). Presented at 53rd ASAIO Annual Conference, June 7-9, 2007 - Chicago, IL
  10. ZJ Wu, B Gellman, J Zhang, A Koert, T Zhang, KA Dasse, BP Griffith.  An Integrated Maglev Pump-Oxygenator (IMPO). Presented at 53rd ASAIO Annual Conference, June 7-9, 2007 - Chicago, IL
  11. Yankey GK, Li T, Kilic A, Savai K, Cheng G, Satpute A, Wu ZJ, Griffith BP. Strain Related Changes in Regional Myocardial Cyclin-Dependent Kinase (Cdk) Inhibitor Protein, p21 Post-Myocardial Infarction in Ovine Model. American College of Surgeons, Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2007 
  12. Yankey GK, Nolan T, Wu ZJ, Griffith BP, Gammie JS. Epicardial Cryoablation Reliably Produces Transmural Lesions on the Beating Heart. ISMICS, Rome, Italy, June, 2007 
  13. Z.J. Wu, A. Kilic, J. Zhang, G. Burgreen, G. Cheng, G.K. Yankey, T. Li, R. Jarvik, B.P. Griffith. Progress and Initial In-Vivo Experience of the Pediatric Jarvik 2000 Hearts. ISHLT, 2007, San Francisco. 
  14. Yankey GK, Li T, Kilic A, Moainie S, Weidenhamer N, Nolan T, Cheng G, Prastein D, Schwartzbauer G,  Wu ZJ, Griffith BP. Regional Remodeling Strain and Its Association with Myocardial Apoptosis Post-Myocardial Infarction in Ovine Model. 87th Annual American Association for Thoracic Surgery Meeting, Washington, D.C.; May 2007 
  15. Wu ZJ, Zhang J, Nolan TDC, Zhang T, Griffith BP. Computational and experimental evaluation of an integrated blood pump oxygenator. Presentation at 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, July 28 ~ August 4, 2006.
  16. Zhang J, Zhang T, Nolan TDC, Griffith BP, Wu ZJ. Toward a Multi-Objective Model for Artificial Lung Devices. Presentation at 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, July 28 ~ August 4, 2006.
  17. Kilic A, Yankey GK, Nolan TDC, Li T, Cheng G, Wu Z, Griffith BP.  Regional Systolic and Remodeling Strain Differences during Cardiac Remodeling.  American College of Surgeons 92nd Annual Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL., 2006 
  18. Kilic A, Nolan TDC, Li T, Yankey GK, Prastein DJ, Jarvik R, Wu Z, Griffith BP.  Chronic In-Vivo Hemodynamic Study of the Pediatric Jarvik 2000 Heart.  52nd Annual ASAIO Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2006. 
  19. Wu ZJ, Kilic A, Nolan TDC, Li T, Yankey GK, Jarvik R, Griffith BP. Compensatory Hemodynamic and Biologic Responses to Pediatric Circulatory Support in Lambs.  52nd Annual ASAIO Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2006. 
  20. Kilic A, Li T, Nash JR, Prastein DJ, Schwartzbauer G, Nolan TDC, Wu Z, Griffith BP.  Strain Related Regional Alterations of Calcium Handling Proteins in Heart Failure. American Association for Thoracic Surgery. 86th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2006.