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Ronald K. Woods MD

Ronald K. Woods MD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery


  • A case series of patients with cor triatriatum dexter: unique cause of neonatal cyanosis. (Mackman CA, Liedel JL, Woods RK, Samyn MM) Pediatr Cardiol 2015 Jan;36(1):240-3 PMID: 25179457
  • Use of a HeartWare ventricular assist device in a patient with failed Fontan circulation. (Niebler RA, Ghanayem NS, Shah TK, De La Rosa Bobke A, Zangwill S, Brosig C, Frommelt MA, Mitchell ME, Tweddell JS, Woods RK) Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Apr;97(4):e115-6 PMID: 24694452
  • Transposition of the great arteries--outcomes and time interval of early neonatal repair. (Cain MT, Cao Y, Ghanayem NS, Simpson PM, Trapp K, Mitchell ME, Tweddell JS, Woods RK) World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2014 Apr;5(2):241-7 PMID: 24668972
  • Incidence and outcome of pediatric patients with intracranial hemorrhage while supported on ventricular assist devices. (Niebler RA, Lew SM, Zangwill SD, Woods RK, Mitchell ME, Tweddell JS, Ghanayem NS) Artif Organs 2014 Jan;38(1):73-8 PMID: 24256117
  • Outcomes of systemic to pulmonary artery shunts in patients weighing less than 3 kg: analysis of shunt type, size, and surgical approach. (Myers JW, Ghanayem NS, Cao Y, Simpson P, Trapp K, Mitchell ME, Tweddell JS, Woods RK) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014 Feb;147(2):672-7 PMID: 24252942
  • Membranous atresia of anomalous left coronary artery originating from the pulmonary artery presenting as an intravascular tumor. (Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Bartz P, Love RB, Woods RK) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014 Mar;147(3):e13-4 PMID: 24246547
  • Experiences of mothers of infants with congenital heart disease before, during, and after complex cardiac surgery. (Harvey KA, Kovalesky A, Woods RK, Loan LA) Heart Lung 2013 Nov-Dec;42(6):399-406 PMID: 24064303
  • Current cardioplegia practice in pediatric cardiac surgery: a North American multiinstitutional survey. (Kotani Y, Tweddell J, Gruber P, Pizarro C, Austin EH 3rd, Woods RK, Gruenwald C, Caldarone CA) Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Sep;96(3):923-9 PMID: 23915588
  • Bilateral pulmonary artery banding as rescue intervention in high-risk neonates. (Russell RA, Ghanayem NS, Mitchell ME, Woods RK, Tweddell JS) Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Sep;96(3):885-90 PMID: 23916808
  • Significant response to oral Etoposide in the treatment of an unresectable cardiac sarcoma. (Collins CL, Bartz PJ, Lal DR, Segura AD, Woods RK, Tower RL 2nd) J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2014 May;36(4):e237-40 PMID: 23652877 PMCID: PMC4479394
  • Mechanical support as failure intervention in patients with cavopulmonary shunts (MFICS): rationale and aims of a new registry of mechanical circulatory support in single ventricle patients. (Rossano JW, Woods RK, Berger S, Gaynor JW, Ghanayem N, Morales DL, Ravishankar C, Mitchell ME, Shah TK, Mahr C, Tweddell JS, Adachi I, Zangwill S, Wearden PD, Icenogle TB, Jaquiss RD, Rychik J) Congenit Heart Dis 2013 May-Jun;8(3):182-6 PMID: 23510301
  • Myocardial infarction due to a retained epicardial pacing wire. (Cohen SB, Bartz PJ, Earing MG, Sheil A, Nicolosi A, Woods RK) Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Nov;94(5):1724-6 PMID: 23098955
  • Fontan fenestration closure and event-free survival. (Imielski BR, Woods RK, Mussatto KA, Cao Y, Simpson PM, Tweddell JS) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Jan;145(1):183-7 PMID: 23062415
  • Case report: giant cardiac malignancy in a nine-year-old female. (Scott JP, Troshynski TJ, Clarke WR, Woods RK, Lal DR, Berens RJ, Tower RL) Can J Anaesth 2012 Nov;59(11):1048-51 PMID: 22936572
  • Aortic valve replacement in neonates and infants: an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database. (Woods RK, Pasquali SK, Jacobs ML, Austin EH, Jacobs JP, Krolikowski M, Mitchell ME, Pizarro C, Tweddell JS) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 Nov;144(5):1084-89 PMID: 22921819
  • Valve-sparing aortic root reconstruction in children, teenagers, and young adults. (Tweddell JS, Earing MG, Bartz PJ, Dunham-Ingles JL, Woods RK, Mitchell ME) Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Aug;94(2):587-90; discussion 590-1 PMID: 22748646
  • Mediastinal mass with superior vena cava syndrome. (Jamshidi R, Weitzel N, Grocott HP, Lal DR, Taylor SP, Woods RK) Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2011 Sep;15(3):105-11 PMID: 21893555
  • Transition to post-bypass pediatric mechanical support. (Cleveland K, Keenan R, Woods RK) Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jan;89(1):e2-3 PMID: 20103194
  • Massive chylothorax in small babies. (Cleveland K, Zook D, Harvey K, Woods RK) J Pediatr Surg 2009 Mar;44(3):546-50 PMID: 19302856
  • Alternative repair for challenging variants of partial anomalous pulmonary veins. (Woods RK, Cleveland KL) Ann Thorac Surg 2008 May;85(5):1823-4 PMID: 18442606
  • Comparison of extracardiac Fontan techniques: pedicled pericardial tunnel versus conduit reconstruction. (Woods RK, Dyamenahalli U, Duncan BW, Rosenthal GL, Lupinetti FM) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003 Mar;125(3):465-71 PMID: 12658187
  • Single cannula technique and robotic telescopic assistance in infants and children who require laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. (Ostlie DJ, Miller KA, Woods RK, Holcomb GW 3rd) J Pediatr Surg 2003 Jan;38(1):111-5; discussion 111-5 PMID: 12592631
  • Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: a single institution's experience. (Miller KA, Woods RK, Sharp RJ, Gittes GK, Wade K, Ashcraft KW, Snyder CL, Andrews WM, Murphy JP, Holcomb GW 3rd) Surgery 2001 Oct;130(4):652-7; discussion 657-9 PMID: 11602896
  • Vascular anomalies and tracheoesophageal compression: a single institution's 25-year experience. (Woods RK, Sharp RJ, Holcomb GW 3rd, Snyder CL, Lofland GK, Ashcraft KW, Holder TM) Ann Thorac Surg 2001 Aug;72(2):434-8; discussion 438-9 PMID: 11515879
  • Thoracotomy for persistent bronchopleural fistula in the very low birth weight infant. (Woods RK, Glynn L, Andrews WS, Ashcraft KW) J Pediatr 2000 Jun;136(6):832-3 PMID: 10839885
  • Current guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis of surgical wounds. (Woods RK, Dellinger EP) Am Fam Physician 1998 Jun;57(11):2731-40 PMID: 9636336
  • Open pelvic fracture and fecal diversion. (Woods RK, O'Keefe G, Rhee P, Routt ML Jr, Maier RV) Arch Surg 1998 Mar;133(3):281-6 PMID: 9517741
  • Four-dimensional spectral-spatial imaging using projection reconstruction. (Hyslop WB, Woods RK, Lauterbur PC) IEEE Trans Med Imaging 1995;14(2):374-83 PMID: 18215840
  • Electron spin resonance microscopy of an in vitro tumour model. (Dobrucki JW, Demsar F, Walczak T, Woods RK, Bacic G, Swartz HM) Br J Cancer 1990 Feb;61(2):221-4 PMID: 2155641 PMCID: PMC1971414
  • Last update: 03/27/2015