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    • Cardioscopic Tool-Delivery Instrument for Beating-Heart Surgery 

      Ataollahi, Asghar; Berra, Ignacio; Vasilyev, Nikolay; Machaidze, Zurab; Dupont, Pierre E (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      This paper describes an instrument that provides solutions to two open challenges in beating-heart intracardiac surgery - providing high-fidelity imaging of tool-tissue contact and controlling tool penetration into tissue ...
    • Mechanisms of Xenogeneic Baboon Platelet Aggregation and Phagocytosis by Porcine Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cells 

      Peng, Qiang; Yeh, Heidi; Wei, Lingling; Enjyoj, Keiichi; Machaidze, Zurab; Csizmad, Eva; Schuetz, Christian; Lee, Kang Mi; Deng, Shaoping; Robson, Simon Christopher; Markmann, James; Buhler, Leo (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Background: Baboons receiving xenogeneic livers from wild type and transgenic pigs survive less than 10 days. One of the major issues is the early development of profound thrombocytopenia that results in fatal hemorrhage. ...
    • Soft robotic sleeve supports heart function 

      Roche, Ellen; Horvath, Markus; Wamala, Isaac; Alazmani, Ali; Song, Sang-Eun; Whyte, William; Machaidze, Zurab; Payne, Christopher; Weaver, James C.; Fishbein, Gregory; Kuebler, Joseph D.; V.Vasilyev, Nikolay; Mooney, David; Pigula, Frank Alexander; Walsh, Conor J (American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2017-01-18)
      A soft robotic sleeve modeled on the structure of the human heart assists cardiovascular function in an ex vivo and in vivo porcine model of heart failure.