Research & Publications
Dr Assi's scientific research focuses on the understanding of the pathogenesis, genetics, and biomechanics of thoracic aortic disease (aneurysm, dissection, penetrating ulcers). He has a special interest in the understanding and treatment of thoracic aortic disease in women and in patients with genetic conditions. His research laboratory is part of the prestigious Vascular Biology and Therapeutics program at Yale University.
Aortic Dissection; Aorta, Thoracic; Aortic Aneurysm; Aortic Diseases; Aortic Rupture; Aortic Valve; Aortitis; Bicuspid; Connective Tissue Diseases; Dissection; Marfan Syndrome; Aneurysm, False; Aneurysm, Ruptured; Endovascular Procedures; Endoleak
Public Health Interests
Cardiovascular Diseases; Women's Health
- Commentary: Managing Thoracic Aortic Emergencies During A PandemicAssi R, Geirsson A, Vallabhajosyula P. Commentary: Managing Thoracic Aortic Emergencies During A Pandemic [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jul 14]. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.07.026
- Hybrid Techniques for Surgical Repair of Acute Type A Aortic DissectionAssi R, Vallabhajosyula P, Szeto WY. Hybrid Techniques for Surgical Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection. Endovascular Today. 2018 Nov 12.