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Arnar Geirsson

Professor of Surgery (Cardiac); Division Chief, Cardiac Surgery, Surgery

Contact Information

Arnar Geirsson, MD, FACS, FAHA

Mailing Address

  • Cardiac Surgery

    PO Box 208062

    New Haven, CT 06520-8062

    United States

Research Summary

Clinical research projects as part of the Cardiac Surgery Outcome Research Group

1. Volume outcome relationship in cardiac surgery

2. Surgical treatment of endocarditis in drug users

3. Long-term outcomes of patients with severe aortic stenosis - longitudinal data

4. Long-term outcome of patients with severe mitral regurgitation - longitudinal data.

5. Anticoagulation strategies following biological valve replacements.

6. NORCAAD. Nordic Consortium on Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.

Basic science research

1. Pathophysiology of mitral valve prolapse/myxomatous mitral valve disease. Translational research using murine models of mitral valve disease and human mitral valves.


Research Interests

Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Mitral Valve Prolapse; Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic; Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

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Selected Publications

Clinical Trials