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Francis D. Pagani, M.D., Ph.D.
Francis D. Pagani, M.D., Ph.D.
Francis D. Pagani, M.D., Ph.D.
Otto Gago, M.D. Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director, Adult Heart Transplantation
Director, Center for Circulatory Support

Cardiovascular Center
1500 E. Medical Center Dr.
Floor 3
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5853
Telephone: 734-647-7321 or 888-287-1082


(only selected publications are listed as part of a total number of 68 journal publications)

  • Pagani FD, DerSimonian H, Zawadzka A, Wetzel K, Edge ASB, Jacoby DB, Dinsmore JH, Wright S, Aretz TH, Eisen HJ, Aaronson KD. Autologous skeletal myoblasts transplanted to ischemia-damaged myocardium in humans: histological analysis of cell survival and differentiation. JACC 2003;41:879-88.
  • *Miller LW, Pagani FD, Russell SD, John R, Boyle AJ, Aaronson KD, Conte JV, Naka Y, Mancini D, Delgado RM, MacGillivray TE, Farrar DJ, Frazier OH. Use of a continuous-flow device in patients awaiting heart transplantation. New England Journal of Medicine 2007;357:885-96 (*Co-First Authors).
  • Haft J, Armstrong W, Dyke DB, Aaronson KD, Koelling TM, Farrar DJ, Pagani FD. Hemodynamic and exercise performance with pulsatile and continuous flow left ventricular assist devices. Circulation 2007;116 suppl I:I-8-I-15.
  • Pagani FD. Continuous-flow rotary left ventricular assist devices with "3rd generation" design. Sem Thor Cardiovasc Surg (accepted for publication 2008).