Cardiothoracic Surgery


Des Moines Register: Jeweler helps U of I surgeons by making 3-D human organs

When it comes to performing surgery on a child’s heart, University of Iowa surgeon Joseph Turek said planning the steps ahead of time is key.

Parekh awarded K08 research grant

Kalpaj R. Parekh, MD, has been awarded a K08 research grant from the NIH for “Epithelial Stem Cells in Lung Transplantation,” 7/1/2012 to 6/30/2016.

Stamou co-edits new book

Sotiris C. Stamou, MD, PhD, assistant professor, is a co-editor alongside Kevin W Lobdell, of a newly published book, “Quality Improvement: Methods, Principles and Role in Healthcare (Health Care Issu...

ECMO Program under new leadership

Joseph Turek, MD, PhD is the new Medical Director of the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program. ECMO is prolonged partial heart-lung bypass for selected critically ill patients with sever...