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.

Robicsek F: Editorial Comment. The Nuss operation for pectus carinatum. Eur J Cardio-Thorac Surg January 2013:43:127. Quality of life of patients who have undergone the minimally invasive repair of pectus carinatum. Bostanci K, et al. Euro J Cardio-Thorac Surg 2013;43:122-6.

Robicsek F: Mitral Valve Surgery before Cardiopulmonary bypass: the genius of Charles Bailey. Roland Hetzer International Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery Society, 5th Expert Forum, Berlin Germany, April 2013.

Fokin A, Robicsek F: “Pathogenesis of Degenerative Aortic Valve Disease”. Chapter 1, Advances and Controversies: M. Zembala, LA Bockeria, R Hetzer, P Perier Editors. (ISBN: 978-83-7522-105-3) a-medica press, Bielsko-Biala, Poland 2013, p. 15-35

Robicsek F:  Editorial Comment.  The Nuss operation for pectus carinatum.  Eur J Cardio-Thorac Surg  January 2013:43:127.  Quality of life of patients who have undergone the minimally invasive repair of pectus carinatum.  Bostanci K, et al.  Euro J Cardio-Thorac Surg 2013;43:122-6.

Robicsek F: Mitral Valve Surgery before Cardiopulmonary bypass: the genius of Charles Bailey. Roland Hetzer International Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery Society, 5th Expert Forum, Berlin Germany, April 2013.

Fokin A, Robicsek F:  “Pathogenesis of Degenerative Aortic Valve Disease”.  Chapter 1, Advances and Controversies:  M. Zembala, LA Bockeria, R Hetzer, P Perier Editors. (ISBN: 978-83-7522-105-3) a-medica press, Bielsko-Biala, Poland 2013, p. 15-35

Robicsek F.   Wilhelm Ebstein and the History of Surgery for Ebstein’s Disease. Thorac Cardiov Surg, Jun 2013; 61:286-292.             

Robicsek F. Letter to the Editor. Pericardial Coverage of the Broncial Stump. Ann Thorac Surg 2014;97:1853-4. “Use of the Posterior Pericardium to Cover the Broncial Stump After Right Extrapleural Pneumonectomy.” Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc, Ann Thorac Surg 2013; 96:706-8. 

Robicsek F:  Founding surgeon reflects on 25 years of UNICAR, the Guatemalan Heart Institute.  Bull Am Coll Surg. 2014; 99(9):38-41.

Robicsek F: Dilatation de I’aorte ascendante chez des patients porteurs d’une bicuspidie de la valve aortique. Ascending aortic dilatation in patients with bicuspid aortic valves. Cause and clinical significance. Update on Open and Endovascular Therapeutic Options for Aortic Repair. 26th Journee Internationale Du Centre Cardio-Thoracique de Monaco, Monaco; Meeting Report, November 2014, pg 24.

Robicsek F, Molina RC; Johsnon TR:  Opinion: The Guatemalan Echocardiographic Netowrk.  Future Cardiol. 2015; 11(5):517-19.

Robicsek F, Peeler B.:  “Minimally Access Open Repair of Pectus Excavatum & Carinatum (Robicsek Procedure)”.  Chapter 53 in Chest Wall Deformities.  Amulya K. Saxena, Editor (ISBN 978-3-662-53086-3).  Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2017, pg. 611-26.

Saxena A, Robicsek F.:  “Pros & Cons of the Nuss-Procedure”.  Chapter 64 in Chest Wall Deformities.  Amulya K. Saxena, Editor (ISBN 978-3-662-53086-3).  Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2017, pg. 737-40