Listed below is an abbreviated list of articles written by Francis Robcisek, MD covering cardiac research, the Heineman Foundation of Charlotte, Inc., and international outreach projects.

Lobdell K, Camp S, Stamou S, Swanson R, Reames M, Madjarov J, Stiegel R, Skipper E, Geller R, Velardo B, Mishra A, Robicsek F. Quality improvement in cardiac critical care. HRS Proceedings in Intensive Care and Cardiovascular Anesthesia Journal. 2009 Jan;1(1):22-6.

Robicsek F. Debate: Robotic surgery: A key part of our future. 45th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. San Francisco, CA. Jan 26-28, 2009.

Robicsek F. Tribute to a pioneer: Viking Olov Björk. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Jun,137(6):1309-10.

Fokin A: Editorial: Reviewing a Reviewer*. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. March 2009;35(3)383-4.

Robicsek F. Editorial: When four plus four is less than eight: the Nuss operation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. April 2009;35(4):559-60.

Ceballos A, Chaney MA, LeVan PT, DeRose Jr. JJ, Robicsek F. Case Conference: Robotically assisted cardiac surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2009 Jun;23(3):407-16.

Fokin A, Robicsek F. The cause of old age degenerative aortic valve disease. 19th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Paris, 5-9 July 2009. J Nutr Health Aging 2009;13, Suppl.1;PB6 167:S241.

Camp SL, Stamou SC, Stiegel RM, Reames MK, Skipper ER, Madjarov J, Velardo B, Geller H, Nussbaum M, Geller R, Robisek F, Lobdell KW. Can timing of tracheal exdtubation predict improved outcomes after cardoac surgery? HSR proceedings. 2009;xx:31-9.

Camp SL, Stamou SC, Stiegel RM, Reames MK, Skipper ER, Madjarov J, Velardo B, Geller H, Nussbaum M, Geller R, Robicsek F, Lobdell KW. Quality improvement program increases early tracheal extubation rate and decreases pulmonary complications and resource utilization after cardiac surgery. J Card Surg. 2009 Jul-Aug;24(4):414-23.

Lobdell K, Lilley L, Safrit D, Geller R, Ellerbe M, Hunter J, Swanson R, Puckett F, Madjarov J, Reames M, Watts L, Stiegel R, Skipper E, Robicsek F. Early extubation and quality improvement in coronary artery bypass surgery. Clinical Outcomes, SHVI CMC 2009.

Robicsek F, Fokin AA. Surgical repair of anterior chest wall deformities: The past, the present, the
future: Introduction.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 Spring;21(1):43.

Robicsek F, Watts LT, Fokin AA. Surgical repair of pectus excavatum and carinatum. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 Spring;21(1):64-75.

Robicsek F. To Nuss or not to Nuss? Two opposing views. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 Spring;21(1):85-8.

Travis BR, Fowler BL, Robicsek F. A method for the measurement of left ventricular overload for combined aortic valve pathology. J Heart Valve Dis. 2009 Sep;18(5):499-506.

Travis BR, Fowler BL, Robicsek F. A method for the measurement of left ventricular overload for aortic valve insufficiency. J Biomechanics. 2009 Aug25;42(12):1935-40.

Stamou SC, Camp SL, Reames MK, Skipper E, Stiegel RM, Madjarov J, Nussbaum M, Geller R, Robicsek F, Lobdell KW. Aprotinin in cardiac surgery patients: is the risk worth the benefit? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009 Nov;36:869-75.

Takach TJ, Madjarov JM, Holleman JH, Robicsek F, Roush TS. Spontaneous splanchnic dissection: Application and timing of therapeutic options. J Vasc Sur. 2009 Sep;50(3):557-63.

Lobdell KW, Skipper E, Reames M, Stiegel RM, Madjarov J, Camp S, Robicsek F. Challenges of interpreting results from analyses that use exentsive claims data. Ann of Intern Med 2009 Dec;151(12):895.

Robicsek F. Discussion of Park HJ, Jeong JY, Jo WM, Shin JS, Lee IS, Kim KT, Choi YH . Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: a novel morphology-tailored, patient-specific approach. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Feb;139(2):379-86. (Discussion).

Robicsek F. Letter to the Editor. Repair of Pectus Excavatum. Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jul;90:363. “Surgery for Recurrent Pectus Deformities.” Luu TD and colleagues, Ann Thorac Surg 2009; 88:1627-31.