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    April 2017
  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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    March 2017
  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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    February 2017
  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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    January 2017
  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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
  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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
  35. 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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  36. KULIK A
    High-Dose Statins After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Questions Remain.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1762.
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  37. 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
  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. SHAHIAN DM
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1312.
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  46. BISLERI G, Giroletti L, Hrapkowicz T, Bertuletti M, et al
    Five-Year Clinical Outcome of Endoscopic Versus Open Radial Artery Harvesting: A Propensity Score Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1253-9.
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  47. LUZURIER Q, Le Guillou V, Lottin M, Vermeulin T, et al
    Is the Risk of Wound Infection Related to Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Potentiated by Age?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1239-44.
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    September 2016
  48. IINO K, Miyata H, Motomura N, Watanabe G, et al
    Prolonged Cross-Clamping During Aortic Valve Replacement Is an Independent Predictor of Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality: Analysis of the Japan Cardiovascular Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(16)30771.
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  49. LUC JG, Shanks M, Tyrrell BD, Welsh RC, et al
    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve: A Cautionary Tale.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e211-3.
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  50. LI J, Ren Y, Shi E, Tan Z, et al
    Inhibition of the Let-7 Family MicroRNAs Induces Cardioprotection Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Diabetic Rats.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:829-35.
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  51. ZHU Y, Wood NA, Fok K, Yoshizumi T, et al
    Design of a Coupled Thermoresponsive Hydrogel and Robotic System for Postinfarct Biomaterial Injection Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:780-6.
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    August 2016
  52. PERRIER S, Meyer N, Hoang Minh T, Announe T, et al
    Predictors of Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Bayesian Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(16)30673.
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  53. NICHOLS EL, McCullough JN, Ross CS, Kramer RS, et al
    Optimal Timing From Myocardial Infarction to Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on Hospital Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)30674.
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  54. ROUGHNEEN PT, Al-Dossari GA
    The Anomalous Coronary Artery in Aortic Valve Replacement: A Case For Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e113-5.
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  55. ATHANASIOU T, Ashrafian H, Harling L, Casula RP, et al
    Bailouts to LIMA Damage for Avoiding Conversion in Minimal Access Coronary Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e173-6.
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  56. SATO M, Yamanaka H, Iwasaki M, Miyata Y, et al
    Altered Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase and Calcium Signaling in Cardiac Dysfunction After Brain Death in Rats.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:556-63.
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  57. SAMUELS L
    Sternal Closure With Tie Bands: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e121-2.
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    July 2016
  58. SATHANANDAM S, Kumar TK, Feliz A, Knott-Craig CJ, et al
    Successful Repair of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome With Intact Atrial Septum, Congenital Diaphragm Hernia, and Anomalous Origin of Coronary Artery: Defying the Odds.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e55-7.
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  59. ZHANG C, Zhang H, Gao H, Wang X, et al
    Single-Trunk Anomalous Origin of Both Coronary Arteries From Pulmonary Artery: Serendipitous Diagnosis and Successful Surgical Treatment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e49-50.
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  60. LI T, Wei X, Evans CF, Sanchez PG, et al
    Left Ventricular Unloading After Acute Myocardial Infarction Reduces MMP/JNK Associated Apoptosis and Promotes FAK Cell-Survival Signaling.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)30486.
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  61. MAHLA E, Prueller F, Farzi S, Pregartner G, et al
    Does Platelet Reactivity Predict Bleeding in Patients Needing Urgent Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting During Dual Antiplatelet Therapy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)30482.
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    June 2016
  62. BADRUDIN D, Khaliel F, Cartier R
    Obesity Paradox in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Does It Benefit the Elderly?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(16)30484.
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  63. SCHWANN TA, Habib JR, Khalifeh JM, Nauffal V, et al
    Effects of Blood Transfusion on Cause-Specific Late Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting-Less Is More.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 23. pii: S0003-4975(16)30505.
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  64. EDWARDS FH, Ferraris VA, Kurlansky PA, Lobdell KW, et al
    Failure to Rescue Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Analysis From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)30381.
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  65. HE GW, Taggart DP
    Antispastic Management in Arterial Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)30116.
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  66. SHAFIQ A, Jang JS, Kureshi F, Fendler TJ, et al
    Predicting Likelihood for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting After Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Finding the Best Prediction Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)30225.
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  67. KIRMANI BH, Brazier A, Sriskandarajah S, Alshawabkeh Z, et al
    Long-Term Survival After Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)30309.
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  68. STROBEL RJ, Liang Q, Zhang M, Wu X, et al
    A Preoperative Risk Model for Postoperative Pneumonia After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)30206.
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  69. SHEN TC, Tsai KT, Hu CY, Chen RJ, et al
    Skirted Cannula Technique for Apical Cannulation in Implantation of Centrimag Left Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2404-6.
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  70. PATIL NP, Falconieri F, Bahrami T
    Mitral Repair for Decompensated Postinfarction Papillary Muscle Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2393.
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  71. RADERMECKER MA, Lancellotti P, Legrand V, Pierard L, et al
    Delayed Asymptomatic Thrombosis and Erosion of the Coronary Sinus After Transvenous Mitral Annuloplasty With the Viacor Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2391.
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  72. BHOJE A, Talwar S, Saxena R, Gharde P, et al
    Surgical Challenges of Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2367-70.
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  73. EL-SAYED AHMED MM, Jones MB, Kanter JP, Boyce S, et al
    Hybrid Exclusion of HeartMate capital I, Ukrainiancapital I, Ukrainian Left Ventricular Assist Device After Bridge to Recovery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e193-4.
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  74. ARSALAN M, Smith RL, Squiers JJ, Wang A, et al
    Robotic Excision of a Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Mitral Chordae.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e187-8.
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  75. HUGHES GC
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2235-6.
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  76. KOLH P, Kurlansky P, Cremer J, Lawton J, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial: A Comparison Between European and North American Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2031-44.
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    May 2016
  77. CASTELVECCHIO S, Menicanti L, Garatti A, Tramarin R, et al
    Myocardial Revascularization for Patients With Diabetes: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)00266.
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  78. KOSHIYAMA H, Nagashima M, Matsumura G, Hiramatsu T, et al
    Arterial Switch Operation With and Without Coronary Relocation for Intramural Coronary Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)30133.
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  79. HWANG HY, Lee KH, Han JW, Kim KB, et al
    Equivalency of Saphenous Vein and Arterial Composite Grafts: 5-Year Angiography and Midterm Clinical Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)00193.
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  80. YAMASAKI M, Deb S, Tsubota H, Moussa F, et al
    Comparison of Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Graft Stenosis More Than 5 Years After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)30080.
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  81. ITO H, Mizumoto T, Tempaku H, Fujinaga K, et al
    Emergency Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery for Patients on Preoperative Intraaortic Balloon Pump.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)30025.
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  82. CARR CS, Francis W, Alkuwari M, Kindawi A, et al
    When Is a Coronary Artery Aneurysm Not an Aneurysm?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e165.
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  83. ZANOTTI G, Gupta R, Reece TB, Campbell DN, et al
    Aortic Valve Sparing Root Replacement With Unroofing and Reconstruction of an Anomalous Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1980-2.
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    April 2016
  84. LAW T, Dunne B, Stamp N, Ho KM, et al
    Surgical Results and Outcomes After Reimplantation for the Management of Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(16)00122.
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  85. MELBY SJ, Saint LL, Balsara K, Itoh A, et al
    Complete Coronary Revascularization Improves Survival in Octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(16)00078.
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  86. FIORE M, Tuffigo M, Cahoreau V, Oses P, et al
    Successful coronary artery bypass in type 2M and 2N von Willebrand disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)30299.
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  87. CHIU P, Lynch D, Jahanayar J, Rogers IS, et al
    Bilateral Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysms Complicated by Acute Coronary Syndrome and Cardiogenic Shock.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e95-7.
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  88. WANG J, Yu W, Gao M, Gu C, et al
    Preoperative Prophylactic Intraaortic Balloon Pump Reduces the Incidence of Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury and Short-Term Death of High-Risk Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Meta-Analysis of 17 Studies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 1. pii: S0003-4975(15)01750.
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  89. LANGER NB, Nazif TM, Powers ME, Fukuhara S, et al
    Cardiogenic Shock From Coronary Compression: A Difficult Diagnosis But Easy Fix.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e111-3.
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  90. SAIKI H, Kuwata S, Kurishima C, Masutani S, et al
    Vulnerability of Coronary Circulation After Norwood Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1544-51.
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    March 2016
  91. LOOR G, Doud A, Nguyen TC, Antonoff MB, et al
    Development and Evaluation of a Three-Dimensional Multistation Cardiovascular Simulator.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(15)02112.
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  92. TIMEK T, Willekes C, Hulme O, Himelhoch B, et al
    Propensity Matched Analysis of del Nido Cardioplegia in Adult Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Initial Experience With 100 Consecutive Patients.
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    February 2016
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    Accuracy of Myocardial Biomarkers in the Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction After Revascularization As Assessed by Cardiac Resonance: The Medicine, Angioplasty, Surgery Study V (MASS-V) Trial.
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    Right Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction Assessed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Is a Strong Predictor of Cardiovascular Death After Coronary Bypass Grafting.
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    Surgical Intervention for Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery in Children: A Long-Term Follow-Up.
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    Relationship of Intraoperative Transit Time Flowmetry Findings to Angiographic Graft Patency at Follow-Up.
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    Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Posterolateral Myocardial Infarction in Sheep Alters Left Ventricular Shear but Not Normal Strain in the Infarct and Infarct Borderzone.
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    January 2016
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    Development and Validation of Elective and Nonelective Risk Prediction Models for In-Hospital Mortality in Proximal Aortic Surgery Using the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) Database.
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    Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Long-Term Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetic Patients With Coronary Artery Disease on Surgical, Angioplasty, or Medical Treatment.
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    December 2015
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    Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Data From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database.
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    Validation of the European Multicenter Study on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (E-CABG) Bleeding Severity Definition.
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    The Optimal Weaning Strategy for Intraaortic Balloon Counterpulsation: Volume-Based Versus Rate-Based Approach in an Animal Model.
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    Preoperative Three-Dimensional Valve Analysis Predicts Recurrent Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Mitral Annuloplasty.
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    November 2015
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    Preoperative Renal Function Predicts Hospital Costs and Length of Stay in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Excellent Long-Term Outcomes of the Arterial Switch Operation in Patients With Intramural Coronary Arteries.
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    Assessment of the Association of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Skeletonization and Sternal Wound Infection After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
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    A Review of Differing Techniques of Mammary Artery Harvesting on Sternal Perfusion: Time for a Randomized Study?
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    October 2015
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    Meta-Analysis of Medium and Long-Term Efficacy of Loading Statins After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    July 2015
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    Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Is Associated with High On-Aspirin Platelet Reactivity.
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    Impact of Ultrafiltration on Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery: The Michigan Experience.
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