Dr. Khalil Zarrabi

Dr Khalil Zarrabi
Cardiovascular Surgeon
Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Khalil Zarrabi can help you with ...
Cardiovascular Surgery
Coronary Surgery
Heart Valve Surgery
Aortic Aneurysem

1. Izadpanah A, Manafee A, Omrani GH, Javid R, Zarrabi K. First pancreas transplantation in Iran. Beheshti J Res Med 1995; 19: 1-2.
2. Mohammadi M, Kiavar M, Zarrabi K. Syphilitic aortic aneurysm, A Case Report. Iranian Journal of medical Sciences 2000;7(22):305-309.
3. Zarrabi K, Yarmohammadi H, Ostovan MA. Retrograde pulmonary embolectomy in-massive pulmonary embolism. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 Dec;28(6):897-9.
4. Zarrabi K, Mollazadeh R, Ostovan MA, Abdi Ardekani AR. Retrograde pulmonary embolectomy in 11 patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Apr;85(4):1471-2.
5. Moaref AR, Mahmoody Y, Zarrabi K. Perivalvular abscess of tricuspid valve: a rare complication of infective endocarditis. J Teh Univ Heart Ctr 2010; 2: 98- 100.
6. Moaref AR, Mahmoody Y, Zarrabie K. Perivalvular abscess of tricuspid valve: a rare complication of infective endocarditis. J Tehran Heart Cent. 2010 Spring;5(2):98-100.
7. Zarrabi K, Zolghadrasli A, Ostovan MA, Azimifar A. Short-term results of retrograde pulmonary embolectomy in massive and submassive pulmonary embolism: a single-center study of 30 patients. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Oct;40(4):890-3.
8. Zarrabi K, Ghaffarpasand F, Zamiri N, Ostovan MA. Subclavian flap coaorctoplasty and preservation of left upper extremity circulation using an interposition graft. J Card Surg. 2012 May;27(3):381-3.
9. Zarrabi K, Johari HG, Azimifar A. What do you think about the best time for surgical intervention in patients with massive pulmonary embolism? Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Jun;30(5):826.
10. Mahmood Zamirian, Ali Reza Moaref, H. Alavi, Khalil Zarrabi. Right Ventricular Thrombus: A Rare Complication of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. International Cardivascular Research Journal. 2012, Volume 06-Issue 4: 131-132.
11. Zarrabi K, Zolghadrasli A, Ostovan MA, Azimifar A, Malekmakan L. Residual pulmonary hypertension after retrograde pulmonary embolectomy: long term follow-up of 30 patients with massive and submassive pulmonary embolism. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 May 14. [Epub ahead of print].

- Wrapping of valved conduit by patient’s pericardium in aortic root replacement to reduce post op bleeding; 7th annual meeting of Iranian Heart Association, 1989, Tehran, Iran
- Treatment of acute massive pulmonary embolism, 2nd annual symposium on cardiovascular updates, April 2006, Shiraz, Iran
- Temporary mediastinal draining tube ollusion to control post op bleeding in selected cases of cardiac surgery, 3rd annual symposium of cardiovascular updates, April 23-25, 2008, FHF, Kowsar Hospital, Shiraz, Iran
- Updates in Surgical Therapy in acute massive pulmonary thromboembolism introducing a novel complementary technique, March 2009, Prince George Hospital Center, Washington D.C. USA.
- Subclavian Flap Coarctoplasty and preservation of left upperlimb blood flow a novel surgical technique, 4th MECC, 23-25 Feb 2011, Kish Island, Iran - Surgical treatment of chronic pulmonary thrombo-embolism: a panel discussion and lecture presentation; 4th international congress in cardiovascular updates, April 2011, Shiraz, Iran
- How to improve myocardial protection in coronary artery bypass grafting, Annual congress of Iranian Heart Association, May 2011, Tehran, Iran
- Retrograde pulmonary embolism in treatment of acute massive pulmonary thrombo-embolism, 6th Middle East Cardiovascular Congress, 24-27 Jan 2012 - Modifications in surgical technique for better heart protection in CABC; 5th symposium in cardiovascular updates, May 2012, Shiraz, Iran
- How to eliminate risk of limb ischemia in subclavian flap coarctoplasty, 5th Razavi International Cardiovascular Surgery Congress, May 30-June 1 2012, Mashhad, Iran -How to implant a larger prosthetic valve in aortic position,with lesser rate of paravalvar leak & lower chance of neural block,7th international Kowsar Hospital congress,May 2016,Shiraz IRAN
-Surgical management of post-MI ventricular septal rupture,1st international symposium of acute coronary syndrome(ACS),June 2016,Tabriz-IRAN

Research Projects:
− Solidification of hydatid cyst to easy its removal from Solid Organ (SUMS 1995)
− Augmentation of leaflets approximation in aortic valve in sufficiency in pediatric age groups (Rajaee Heart Center, 1999)
− Bridging of coronary artery lesions as a novel technique (SUMS 2001) − Effect of CBP on Vascular endothelial function in patient undergoing cardiac surgery (SUMS 2012)

Publication (Book):
− Queries in the background of Shiraz Medical School (Faramarz Ismaeil-Beigi Appreciation Letter). Mohammad Hossein Azizi, Khalil Zarrabi, Ali Ronaghi. 1st ed., Mirmah Publication, 2012.
1994 - 1997
Shahid Rajaee Heart Center, Tehran
Board Of Subspecialty In Cardiovascular Surgery
1986 - 1990
Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences, Shiraz
Board Of Specialty In General Surgery
1977 - 1986
Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences, Shiraz
General Practitioner
2000 -
Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences, Shiraz
Associate Professor Of Cardiovascular Surgery
1997 - 1999
Shahid Rajaee Heart Center, Tehran
Assistant Professor In Cardiac Surgery