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Articles published in J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

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    March 2017
  1. KAWAJIRI H, Manlhiot C, Ross H, Delgado D, et al
    High-risk cardiac surgery as an alternative to transplant or mechanical support in patients with end-stage heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(17)30544.
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    February 2017
  2. HOEFER J, Ulmer H, Kilo J, Margreiter R, et al
    Antithrombin III is associated with acute liver failure in patients with end-stage heart failure undergoing mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)30203.
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    December 2016
  3. CANVER CC
    Video-assisted thoracoscopic bilateral thoracic sympathectomy: An alternative to pharmaceutical disruption of sympathetic neural activity in patients with heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)31651.
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    July 2016
  4. GROSMAN-RIMON L, Rao V
    Elucidating the intricate mechanisms of gastrointestinal bleeding in a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device will lead to future therapeutic targets.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:290.
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  5. SPILIOPOULOS S, Koerfer R, Tenderich G
    Occult bleeding in left ventricular assist device recipients: It is the patient rather than the pump.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:289-90.
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  6. SQUIERS JJ, Lima B, DiMaio JM
    Contemporary extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy in adults: Fundamental principles and systematic review of the evidence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:20-32.
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  7. GAFFEY AC, Doll SL, Thomasson AM, Venkataraman C, et al
    Transplantation of "high-risk" donor hearts: Implications for infection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:213-20.
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  8. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:218-20.
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    June 2016
  9. HASEGAWA T, Oshima Y, Tanaka T, Maruo A, et al
    Clinical assessment of diastolic retrograde flow in the descending aorta for high-flow systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1540-6.
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  10. AKHTER SA
    Continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices and bleeding events: Is there a biological role for decreasing pump speed?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1755-6.
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  11. KANG J, Zhang DM, Restle DJ, Kallel F, et al
    Reduced continuous-flow left ventricular assist device speed does not decrease von Willebrand factor degradation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1747-1754.
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    April 2016
  12. MAGOVERN GJ JR
    More than one way to skin a cat.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e77-8.
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  13. DEVANEY EJ
    The total artificial heart in pediatrics: Expanding the repertoire.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e73-4.
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  14. MICELI A, Glauber M
    The use of new anticoagulant drugs in ventricular assist devices: Another brick in the wall?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e83-4.
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  15. BALSAM LB, DeAnda A Jr
    Returning to the bench with adeno-associated virus 1 SERCA2a gene therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1200-2.
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  16. SI MS, Pagani FD, Haft JW
    Use of the total artificial heart as a bridge to transplant in a 13-year-old with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e71-3.
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  17. SAMUELS L, Gnall E, Casanova-Ghosh E, Plestis K, et al
    A hybrid configuration of a left ventricular assist device and venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e75-6.
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  18. POLLARI F, Fischlein T, Fittkau M, Santarpino G, et al
    Anticoagulation with apixaban in a patient with a left ventricular assist device and gastrointestinal bleeding: A viable alternative to warfarin?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e79-81.
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    March 2016
  19. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Polanco AR, Takayama H, et al
    Prolonged continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support and posttransplantation outcomes: A new challenge.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:872-80.
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  20. MALTAIS S
    Damned if you do or damned if you don't: Should heart allocation policy change for patients receiving prolonged durable mechanical support?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:881-2.
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    February 2016
  21. HAN J, Takeda K, Takayama H, Kurlansky PA, et al
    Durability and clinical impact of tricuspid valve procedures in patients receiving a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:520-527.
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  22. LEVIN AP, Jaramillo N, Garan AR, Takeda K, et al
    Outcomes of contemporary mechanical circulatory support device configurations in patients with severe biventricular failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:530-5.
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  23. JOYCE DL
    The good, the bad, and the ugly: Contemporary options for biventricular support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:536-7.
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  24. HAFT JW
    Going the distance with success: An attempted argument that less is not always more.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:528-9.
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    January 2016
  25. SI MS
    Coning down on the effects of an left ventricular assist device engineering enhancement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:217-8.
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  26. PAL JD, Mokadam NA
    Balancing our biases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:211-2.
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  27. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:210.
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  28. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Chiuzan C, Han J, et al
    Concomitant aortic valve repair with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices: Results and implications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:201-210.
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  29. SMEDIRA NG
    Should it stay or should it go?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:199-200.
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  30. TARZIA V, Di Giammarco G, Di Mauro M, Bortolussi G, et al
    From bench to bedside: Can the improvements in left ventricular assist device design mitigate adverse events and increase survival?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:213-7.
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  31. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:189.
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  32. STULAK JM, Davis ME, Haglund N, Dunlay S, et al
    Adverse events in contemporary continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices: A multi-institutional comparison shows significant differences.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:177-89.
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  33. CRESTANELLO JA
    Gastrointestinal bleeding after left ventricular assist device implantation: It is all about the platelets.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:228-9.
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  34. CHAI PJ
    Transplantation in children with failed palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome: A good solution?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:176.
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  35. SMEDIRA NG
    Saying yes or saying no!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:243-4.
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  36. GOLDSTEIN DJ
    Continuous flow left ventricular assist devices: Dare to compare.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:190-1.
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  37. GROSMAN-RIMON L, Tumiati LC, Fuks A, Jacobs I, et al
    Increased cyclic guanosine monophosphate levels and continuous-flow left-ventricular assist devices: Implications for gastrointestinal bleeding.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:219-27.
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  38. SANDOVAL E, Carillo JA, Singh SK
    Prometheus' predicament: How to address contemporary left ventricular assist devices in patients with liver dysfunction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:236-7.
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  39. PAGANI FD
    Adverse event burden and mechanical circulatory support: Looking toward the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:10-2.
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  40. BOHMAN JK, Schears GJ
    Gibbons of the world, dream on.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:13-4.
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  41. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:235.
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  42. SARGENT JE, Dardas TF, Smith JW, Pal JD, et al
    Periportal fibrosis without cirrhosis does not affect outcomes after continuous flow ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:230-5.
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  43. JAQUISS RD
    Ventricular assistant in restrictive cardiomyopathy: Making the right connection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e15-6.
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  44. BALDWIN AC, Sandoval E, Letsou GV, Mallidi HR, et al
    Surgical approach to continuous-flow left ventricular assist device explantation: A comparison of outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:192-8.
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  45. KHALPEY Z, Smith R, Echeverria A, le Tran P, et al
    A novel minimally invasive off-pump biventricular assist device insertion technique.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e5-7.
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    November 2015
  46. KATZ MG, Brandon-Warner E, Fargnoli AS, Williams RD, et al
    Mitigation of myocardial fibrosis by molecular cardiac surgery-mediated gene overexpression.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 25. pii: S0022-5223(15)02337.
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  47. LEE MM, Li RK, Yau TM
    Stem cell therapy for heart failure: Out with the new and in with the old?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1035-7.
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    October 2015
  48. ABAD C
    Mechanical circulatory assistance: A growing and expanding field in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 14. pii: S0022-5223(15)01967.
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    September 2015
  49. ALSOUFI B, Mahle WT, Manlhiot C, Deshpande S, et al
    Outcomes of heart transplantation in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome previously palliated with the Norwood procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)01790.
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  50. SMITH JW, O'Brien KD, Dardas T, Pal JD, et al
    Systematic donor selection review process improves cardiac transplant volumes and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)01544.
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  51. CHEN JM
    The crisis in pediatric cardiac transplantation: How soon is now?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(15)01550.
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    August 2015
  52. TUNUGUNTLA H, Denfield SW, McKenzie ED, Adachi I, et al
    Mitral valve replacement for inflow obstruction of left ventricular assist device in a child with restrictive cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Aug 14. pii: S0022-5223(15)01478.
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  53. BERMUDEZ CA, Rame JE
    Reversible but risky: Pulmonary hypertension in advanced heart failure is the Achilles' heel of cardiac transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Aug 6. pii: S0022-5223(15)01318.
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  54. KIRKLIN JK
    Mock loop revelations and the calculus for recovery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:348-9.
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  55. SUNAGAWA G, Byram N, Karimov JH, Horvath DJ, et al
    In vitro hemodynamic characterization of HeartMate II at 6000 rpm: Implications for weaning and recovery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:343-8.
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  56. YUH DD
    Delayed sternal closure after assist device implantation: Not all bleeding stops.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:418-20.
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  57. SPILIOPOULOS S, Autschbach R, Koerfer R, Tenderich G, et al
    Delayed sternal closure after total artificial heart implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:417-8.
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    June 2015
  58. HOLLY TA, Bonow RO, Velazquez EJ, Panza JA, et al
    A balanced assessment of the STICH trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:1683-4.
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  59. ATHANASULEAS C, Buckberg G, Conte J
    The STICH trial data: Keep it simple.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:1682-3.
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  60. TOOLE JM
    Squeezing into a narrow market.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:e116-7.
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  61. MOHITE PN, Garcia-Saez D, Popov AF, Simon AR, et al
    Use of trifurcate arch graft in left ventricular assist device implantation via the sternal sparing approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:e113-4.
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  62. POTAPOV EV, Saito T, Carpentier A, Hetzer R, et al
    Long-term follow-up of a patient with Uhl anomaly after biologic and mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:e115-6.
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    March 2015
  63. KORMOS RL
    Left ventricular assist device pump thrombosis: understanding mechanisms as a key to causality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:673-4.
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  64. KORMOS RL
    Solutions for right ventricular failure: innovation driven by need.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:933-4.
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  65. DE BIASI AR, Manning KB, Salemi A
    Science for surgeons: understanding pump thrombogenesis in continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:667-73.
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  66. SAEED D, Maxhera B, Kamiya H, Lichtenberg A, et al
    Alternative right ventricular assist device implantation technique for patients with perioperative right ventricular failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:927-32.
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    January 2015
  67. KWON MH, Zhang JQ, Schaenman JM, Cadeiras M, et al
    Characterization of ventricular assist device-mediated sensitization in the bridge-to-heart-transplantation patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jan 8. pii: S0022-5223(15)00009.
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