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    January 2018
  1. KOMEDA M, Uchiyama H, Nakamura S, Kusunose T, et al
    Epicardial 15-MHz Echocardiography for Effective Repair of Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e41-e43.
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  2. BASSANO C, Bovio E, Nardi P, Ruvolo G, et al
    PAS-Port in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:334.
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  3. KARLIOVA I, Fries P, Schmidt J, Schneider U, et al
    Cardiac Computed Tomography as an Imaging Modality in Coronary Anomalies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e15-e17.
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    December 2017
  4. ZYWOT A, Lau CS, Glass N, Bonne S, et al
    Preoperative Scale to Determine All-Cause Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31663.
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  5. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Houghtaling PL, Olivares G, et al
    Natural History of Moderate Coronary Artery Stenosis After Surgical Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31203.
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  6. STAMP NL, Merry CJ
    Patch Repair of Anomalous Origin of Left Anterior Descending Artery from the Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)31605.
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  7. PERRIER S, Parker A, Brizard CP, Sheridan B, et al
    Surgical Management of Extensive Perinatal Myocardial Infarction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e435-e437.
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  8. UEKI C, Sakaguchi G
    Repeated Coronary Revascularization in the Era of the Heart Team.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2126.
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  9. NISIVACO S, McCrorey M, Krienbring D, Patel B, et al
    Redo Robotic Endoscopic Beating Heart Coronary Bypass (TECAB) After Previous TECAB.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e417-e419.
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  10. IRIBARNE A, Goodney PP, Flores AM, DeSimone J, et al
    National Trends and Geographic Variation in Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1902-1907.
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  11. VAPORCIYAN AA, Fikfak V, Lineberry MC, Park YS, et al
    Consensus-Derived Coronary Anastomotic Checklist Reveals Significant Variability Among Experts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2087-2092.
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  12. ZGHEIB C, Hodges MM, Allukian MW, Xu J, et al
    Cardiac Progenitor Cell Recruitment Drives Fetal Cardiac Regeneration by Enhanced Angiogenesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1968-1975.
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  13. SIXT S, Aubin H, Kalb R, Rellecke P, et al
    Continuous Procedural Full-Lung Ventilation During Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1994-2000.
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    November 2017
  14. BRESCIA AA, Rankin JS, Cyr DD, Jacobs JP, et al
    Determinants of Variation in Pneumonia Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31111.
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  15. POLLOCK BD, Filardo G, da Graca B, Phan TK, et al
    Predicting New-Onset Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Atrial Fibrillation With Existing Risk Scores.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(17)30980.
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  16. WANG Y, Zheng X, Liu K
    Surgical Repair of Bland-White-Garland Syndrome With Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e375-e377.
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  17. SPONGA S, Napgal D, Beltrami AP, Ferrara V, et al
    Coronary Dissection Discovered During Ex Vivo Organ Preservation: Avoiding a Fatal Complication.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e383-e384.
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  18. NAITO N, Nishimura T, Iizuka K, Fujii Y, et al
    Novel Rotational Speed Modulation System Used With Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1488-1495.
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  19. LUTHRA S
    Degrees of Belief and the Burden of Proof: The ART Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1441-1444.
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    October 2017
  20. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Fraser C, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Less Is More: Results of a Statewide Analysis of the Impact of Blood Transfusion on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30962.
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  21. FRIDMAN MD, Owada CY, Gregory RD, Birnbaum PL, et al
    Off-Pump Double Coronary Artery Bypass in a 14-Year-Old With Kawasaki Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e307-e309.
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    September 2017
  22. JABAGI H, Tran DT, Hessian R, Glineur D, et al
    Impact of Gender on Arterial Revascularization Strategies for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)30951.
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  23. BANSAL N, Haidar-El-Atrache S, Walters HL 3rd, Kobayashi D, et al
    Cardiac Lymphangioma Encasing Right Coronary Artery in an Infant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e279-e281.
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  24. DHAR A, Aronowitz D, Misra N, Meyer DB, et al
    Surgical Angioplasty of Stenotic Left Main Coronary Artery 15 Years After ALCAPA Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e269-e270.
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  25. AGRAWAL H, Sexson-Tejtel SK, Qureshi AM, Alam M, et al
    Aborted Sudden Cardiac Death After Unroofing of Anomalous Left Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e265-e267.
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  26. FORTIN J, Vaillancourt R, Vigneault L, Laflamme M, et al
    Unusual Cause of Life-Threatening Hemoptysis During Cardiac Operation: Surgical Management Revisited.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e251-e252.
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  27. TEPPER S, Masood MF, Baltazar Garcia M, Pisani M, et al
    Left Ventricular Unloading by Impella Device Versus Surgical Vent During Extracorporeal Life Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:861-867.
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    August 2017
  28. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Houghtaling PL, Koprivanac M, et al
    Similar Outcomes in Diabetes Patients After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With Single Internal Thoracic Artery Plus Radial Artery Grafting and Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 18. pii: S0003-4975(17)30784.
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  29. VARGHESE R, Ganesh J, Agarwal R, Kothandam S, et al
    Translocation of Intramural Coronary Artery During Switch Procedure: A New Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e203-e205.
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  30. YOKOYAMA S, Yonekura T, Nishiwaki N, Taniguchi S, et al
    Coronary Sinus Orifice Atresia After the Fontan Completion: Unique Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e151-e153.
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  31. SAKATA T, Mogi K, Sakurai M, Nomura A, et al
    Rupture of Anterolateral Papillary Muscle Resulting From Small Artery Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e113-e114.
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    July 2017
  32. JIANG Z, Tang M, Liu H, Mei J, et al
    Surgical Management of Giant Left Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Causing Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e27-e29.
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  33. LORUSSO R, Gelsomino S, Parise O, Mendiratta P, et al
    Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Refractory Cardiogenic Shock in Elderly Patients: Trends in Application and Outcome From the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:62-69.
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  34. VURAL KM
    Mild to Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Should a Mitral Surgical Procedure be Added to Revascularization?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:372-373.
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    June 2017
  35. MOLL M, Michalak KW, Sobczak-Budlewska K, Moll JA, et al
    Coronary Artery Anomalies in Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries and Their Impact on Postoperative Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(17)30551.
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  36. KEELING B, Thourani V, Aliawadi G, Kim S, et al
    Conversion From Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting to On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30446.
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  37. TSIMPINOS MD, Kanakis MA, Theodorou SN, Misthos PA, et al
    Thymoma in the Middle Mediastinum With Blood Supply From the Left Main Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e561.
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  38. SATHANANDAM S, Kumar TKS, Boston U, Knott-Craig CJ, et al
    Surgical Management of Simultaneous Left Coronary Atresia and Anomalous Right Coronary Artery Origin.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e513-e515.
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  39. BARBU M, Lindstrom U, Nordborg C, Martinsson A, et al
    Sclerosing Aortic and Coronary Arteritis Due to IgG4-Related Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e487-e489.
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  40. KIM JH, Choi JB, Kuh JH
    Eight-Stitch Side-to-Side Anastomosis for Sequential Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:2020.
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  41. SCHIPPER DA, Palsma R, Marsh KM, O'Hare C, et al
    Chronic Myocardial Ischemia Leads to Loss of Maximal Oxygen Consumption and Complex I Dysfunction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30415.
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    May 2017
  42. YAMAMOTO Y, Iino K, Ueda H, No H, et al
    Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in a Patient With Polyarteritis Nodosa.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e431-e433.
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  43. MAJUMDAR G, Kapoor A, Agarwal SK, Srivastava N, et al
    Chronic Periaortitis of Ascending Aorta With Bilateral Ostial Coronary Stenosis in a Young Female.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e427-e429.
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  44. GRANDE AM, Amoroso F, Crimi G, Ferrario M, et al
    Mitral-Aortic Intervalvular Fibrosa Pseudoaneurysm Causing Systolic Compression of Left Main Trunk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e461.
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    April 2017
  45. HAN SS, Kim DK, Kim S, Chin HJ, et al
    C-Reactive Protein Predicts Acute Kidney Injury and Death After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30187.
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  46. ESTEVEZ-LOUREIRO R, Benito-Gonzalez T, Cuellas C, Perez de Prado A, et al
    Late Left Coronary Artery Compromise After Corevalve Implantation: Insights From Instant Free Ratio Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e371.
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  47. NARAEN A, Reddy P, Notarstefano C, Kudavali M, et al
    Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysm in a Middle-Aged Woman.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e313-e315.
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  48. BOUKOVALAS S, Boukovala M, Roughneen PT, Qiu S, et al
    Occult Internal Mammary Artery Neurofibromatosis: A Case for Caution in Coronary Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e309-e311.
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  49. KIM JH, Lee SH, Joo HC, Yoo KJ, et al
    Repeated Target Vessel Revascularization after Coronary Artery Bypass for In-Stent Restenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30448.
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  50. SASSA T, Okamoto K, Tazume H, Noguchi R, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Repair With Artificial Chorda After Previous Ventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e335-e337.
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    March 2017
  51. MAGRUDER JT, Crawford TC, Lin YA, Zhang F, et al
    Selective Localization of a Novel Dendrimer Nanoparticle in Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 30. pii: S0003-4975(17)30052.
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  52. BARBIERI LR, Lourenco-Filho DD, Tavares ER, Carvalho PO, et al
    Influence of Drugs Carried in Lipid Nanoparticles in Coronary Disease of Rabbit Transplanted Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30017.
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  53. CURTIS M, Deng Y, Lee VV, Elayda MA, et al
    Effect of Dose and Timing of Preoperative Statins on Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 15. pii: S0003-4975(17)30016.
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  54. NARAYAN P, Kshirsagar SN, Mandal CK, Ghorai PA, et al
    Preoperative Glycosylated Hemoglobin: A Risk Factor for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31835.
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  55. AL-ATASSI T, Kimmaliardjuk DM, Dagenais C, Bourke M, et al
    Should We Ablate Atrial Fibrillation During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Aortic Valve Replacement?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(16)31822.
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  56. FAN C, Tang M, Yang J
    Right Coronary Artery Fistula Into Left Ventricle: Blood Flow Steal Phenomenon.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e287.
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  57. BOLUKCU A, Topcu AC, Sensoz Y, Kayacioglu I, et al
    Coronary Artery Fistulae Involving Both Right and Left Coronary Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e261-e262.
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  58. NISHIGAWA K, Fukui T, Yamazaki M, Takanashi S, et al
    Ten-Year Experience of Coronary Endarterectomy for the Diffusely Diseased Left Anterior Descending Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:710-716.
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  59. UNAI S, Nguyen ML, Tanaka D, Gorbachuk N, et al
    Clinical Significance of Spontaneous Echo Contrast on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:773-778.
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    February 2017
  60. KUBOTA H, Endo H, Ishii H, Tsuchiya H, et al
    Patency of Saphenous Vein Grafts Using the PAS-Port System During Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31616.
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  61. MCKENNEY-DRAKE ML, Rodenbeck SD, Bruning RS, Kole A, et al
    Epicardial Adipose Tissue Removal Potentiates Outward Remodeling and Arrests Coronary Atherogenesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31751.
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  62. CHANG YS, Wang JX, Chang DW
    Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass and Stents for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31736.
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  63. TRANBAUGH RF, Schwann TA, Swistel DG, Dimitrova KR, et al
    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Using the Radial Artery, Right Internal Thoracic Artery, or Saphenous Vein as the Second Conduit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 16. pii: S0003-4975(16)31619.
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  64. THIELMANN M, Pasa S, Holst T, Wendt D, et al
    Heart-Type Fatty Acid Binding Protein and Ischemia-Modified Albumin for Detection of Myocardial Infarction After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)31551.
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  65. PEVNI D, Medalion B, Mohr R, Ben-Gal Y, et al
    Should Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting Be Used in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:551-558.
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  66. SCHREIBER C, Kirnbauer M, Hoellinger R, Seitelberger R, et al
    Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Draining Into the Left Atrium Found During Bypass Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e161-e162.
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  67. DIEZ-VILLANUEVA P, Sarraj A, Navarrete G, Salamanca J, et al
    Surgical Repair of Huge Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm After Sutureless Repair of Free Wall Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e157-e159.
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  68. BISLERI G, Di Bacco L, Turturiello D, Mazzoletti A, et al
    Improved Outcomes of Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization in Elderly Patients at Long-Term Follow-Up: A Propensity-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:517-525.
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  69. OHIRA S, Yaku H
    Impact of Incomplete Revascularization on Long-Term Outcomes in Octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:687.
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    January 2017
  70. UEKI C, Miyata H, Motomura N, Sakaguchi G, et al
    Previous Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Does Not Increase Adverse Events After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31477.
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  71. YOUNT KW, Yarboro LT, Narahari AK, Ghanta RK, et al
    Outcomes of Trainees Performing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Does Resident Experience Matter?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31463.
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  72. POSENAU JT, Wojdyla DM, Shaw LK, Alexander KP, et al
    Revascularization Strategies and Outcomes in Elderly Patients With Multivessel Coronary Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31556.
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  73. BHAMIDIPATI CM, McCabe JM, Jones TK, Lombardi WL, et al
    Hybrid Management of a Giant Left Main Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e89.
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  74. KUO CC, Hsing CH, Cheng BC
    Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass for Anomalous Origin of Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e35-e37.
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  75. SHAH P, Pagani FD, Desai SS, Rongione AJ, et al
    Outcomes of Patients Receiving Temporary Circulatory Support Before Durable Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:106-112.
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  76. WHITE C, Ambrose E, Muller A, Hatami S, et al
    Impact of Reperfusion Calcium and pH on the Resuscitation of Hearts Donated After Circulatory Death.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:122-130.
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    December 2016
  77. HUH JH, Lee KH, Cho KR, Hwang HY, et al
    Spasm and Reopening of the Right Gastroepiploic Artery Conduit After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)31372.
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  78. MALTAIS S, Widmer RJ, Bell MR, Daly RC, et al
    Reoperation for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: Outcomes and Considerations for Expanding Interventional Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)31362.
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  79. MORAIS H, Manuel V
    Giant Aneurysm of Left Coronary Artery Associated With Aneurysm of Right Sinus of Valsalva.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e569.
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  80. MICHALAK KW, Szymczyk K, Moll JA, Moll JJ, et al
    Severe Two-Vessel Ostial Stenosis of the Main Coronary Arteries in a Patient With Transposition of the Great Arteries After an Arterial Switch Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e567-e568.
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  81. LOPEZ-MARCO A, Syed A, Combellack T, Mehta D, et al
    Iatrogenic Lesion of an Anomalous Circumflex Coronary Artery During Mitral Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e525-e527.
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  82. DUDHANI R, Jegatheeswaran A, Rao V
    TOUGH Syndrome: A Report of an Early Immediate Postoperative Cause of Aortocoronary Graft Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e493-e494.
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  83. TATOULIS J, Wynne R, Skillington PD, Buxton BF, et al
    Total Arterial Revascularization: A Superior Strategy for Diabetic Patients Who Require Coronary Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1948-1955.
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    November 2016
  84. HUSSAIN ST, Zhen-Yu Tong M, Raja S, Keshavamurthy S, et al
    Substernal Colonic Interposition After Previous Coronary Artery Bypass Graft in a Patient With a Patent Left Internal Thoracic Artery Graft: A Surgical Challenge.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e403-e405.
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  85. KULIK A
    High-Dose Statins After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Questions Remain.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1762.
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  86. WOODWARD LC, Antoniades C, Taggart DP
    Intraoperative Vein Graft Preservation: What Is the Solution?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1736-1746.
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    October 2016
  87. KITAMURA Y, Suzuki K, Teramukai S, Sonobe M, et al
    Feasibility of Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease or Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31145.
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  88. WINKLER B, Heinisch PP, Gahl B, Aghlmandi S, et al
    Minimally Invasive Extracorporeal Circulation Circuit Is Not Inferior to Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Meta-Analysis Using the Bayesian Method.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)31135.
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  89. LUTHRA S, Leiva Juarez MM, Senanayake E, Luckraz H, et al
    Percutaneous Intervention Before Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Does Not Unfavorably Impact Survival: A Single-Center Propensity-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 12. pii: S0003-4975(16)30945.
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  90. LIKOSKY DS, Paugh TA, Harrington SD, Wu X, et al
    Prediction of Transfusions After Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgical Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 7. pii: S0003-4975(16)30887.
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  91. KEELING WB, Binongo J, Halkos ME, Leshnower BG, et al
    The Racial Paradox in Multiarterial Conduit Utilization for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(16)30941.
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  92. KOTKAR KD, Said SM, Michelena H, Wanta B, et al
    Right Coronary Artery Septic Embolization Secondary to Aerococcus urinae Native Mitral Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e295-7.
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  93. MANENTI A, Zizzo M, Fedeli C, Caprili L, et al
    Coronary Artery Pseudoaneurysm After Bentall Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1409.
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    June 2016
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