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    January 2018
  1. ST LOUIS JD, McCracken CE, Turk EM, Hancock HS, et al
    Long-Term Transplant-Free Survival After Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:186-192.
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    December 2017
  2. CHAN JL, Kobashigawa JA, Aintablian TL, Dimbil SJ, et al
    Characterizing Predictors and Severity of Vasoplegia Syndrome After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31323.
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  3. LOGSDON DP, Barr ML, Bowdish ME
    Impact of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate on Blood Use, Cost, and Outcomes in Heart Transplantation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(17)31633.
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  4. RIZWAN R, Zafar F, Bryant R 3rd, Tweddell JS, et al
    The Number of Refusals for Donor Organ Quality Does Not Impact Heart Transplant Outcomes in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)31352.
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  5. 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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  6. CHAUHAN D, Okoh AK, Haik N, Kang N, et al
    The Effect of Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Duration on Postoperative Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1933-1938.
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  7. CHAUHAN D, Okoh AK, Fugar S, Karanam R, et al
    Impact of Left-Ventricular Assist Device-Related Complications on Posttransplant Graft Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1947-1952.
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    November 2017
  8. GREENBERG J, Teman NR, Haft JW, Romano MA, et al
    Association of Donor Tricuspid Valve Repair With Outcomes After Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31124.
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  9. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    A Comprehensive Risk Score to Predict Prolonged Hospital Length of Stay After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31037.
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  10. 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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  11. ITO E, Miyagawa S, Fukushima S, Yoshikawa Y, et al
    Histone Modification Is Correlated With Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling in Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1531-1539.
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    October 2017
  12. KAVARANA MN, Turnbull JM, Sade RM
    Should a Down Syndrome Child With a Failing Heart Be Offered Heart Transplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1111-1116.
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    August 2017
  13. BEISSEL DJ, Birnbaum BF, Barnes AP, O'Brien JE, et al
    Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Isolated Right Heart Failure: A Bridge to Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e155-e156.
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    June 2017
  14. STEFFEN RJ, Blackstone EH, Smedira NG, Soltesz EG, et al
    Optimal Timing of Heart Transplant After HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30522.
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  15. TRIVEDI JR, Cheng A, Gallo M, Schumer EM, et al
    Predictors of Donor Heart Utilization for Transplantation in United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1900-1906.
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    May 2017
  16. SAVALE L, Le Pavec J, Mercier O, Mussot S, et al
    Impact of High-Priority Allocation on Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation for Pulmonary Hypertension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(17)30296.
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    April 2017
  17. GONZALEZ-LOPEZ MT, Perez-Caballero-Martinez R, Pita-Fernandez AM, Gil-Jaurena JM, et al
    Pediatric Heart Transplantation With Lecompte Maneuver Owing to Extremely Oversized Donor Allograft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e345-e347.
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  18. BLITZER D, Yedlicka G, Manghelli J, Dentel J, et al
    Twin-to-Twin Heart Transplantation: A Unique Event With a 25-Year Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e341-e342.
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    March 2017
  19. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Kemp CD, et al
    The Paradoxical Relationship Between Donor Distance and Survival After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 30. pii: S0003-4975(17)30104.
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  20. 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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    January 2017
  21. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Blair A, Kurlansky PA, et al
    Posttransplant Outcomes Among Septuagenarians Bridged to Transplantation With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:41-48.
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  22. 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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  23. ARNAOUTAKIS GJ, Blitzer D, Fuller S, Eckhauser AW, et al
    Mechanical Circulatory Support as Bridge to Transplantation for the Failing Single Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:193-197.
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    December 2016
  24. BATTIN MP, Edwards JH, Freedman RA
    Heart Transplantation on a Desert Island? Self-Sacrifice and Slippery Slopes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1783-1784.
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  25. LOOR G, Shumway SJ, McCurry KR, Keshavamurthy S, et al
    Process Improvement in Thoracic Donor Organ Procurement: Implementation of a Donor Assessment Checklist.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1872-1877.
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  26. SADE RM
    It Takes a Heart to Save a Family.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1782-1783.
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    November 2016
  27. PRODHAN P, Agarwal A, ElHassan NO, Bolin EH, et al
    Tracheostomy Among Infants With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Undergoing Cardiac Operations: A Multicenter Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 16. pii: S0003-4975(16)31253.
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  28. SIMPSON KE, Pruitt E, Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, et al
    Fontan Patient Survival After Pediatric Heart Transplantation Has Improved in the Current Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31247.
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    October 2016
  29. MAGRUDER JT, Grimm JC, Crawford TC, Tedford RJ, et al
    Survival After Orthotopic Heart Transplantation in Patients Undergoing Bridge to Transplantation With the HeartWare HVAD Versus the Heartmate II.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31128.
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  30. MARTENS T, Caes F, De Pauw M, Hens L, et al
    Minimally Invasive Repair of Mitral Valve Prolapse and Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in a Heart Transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e305-7.
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  31. KILIC A
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1265.
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    September 2016
  32. HUSSAIN ST, Sepulveda E, Desai MY, Pettersson GB, et al
    Successful Re-Repeat Resection of Primary Left Atrial Sarcoma After Previous Tumor Resection and Cardiac Autotransplant Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e227-8.
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    August 2016
  33. DI MOLFETTA A, Filippelli S, Ferrari G, Secinaro A, et al
    Berlin Heart EXCOR Ventricular Assist Device: Multilayer Membrane Rupture in a Pediatric Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e129-30.
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    July 2016
  34. BOULATE D, Mercier O, Mussot S, Fabre D, et al
    Extracorporeal Life Support After Pulmonary Endarterectomy as a Bridge to Recovery or Transplantation: Lessons From 31 Consecutive Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:260-8.
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  35. MONGE MC, Kulat BT, Eltayeb O, Balasubramanya S, et al
    Novel Modifications of a Ventricular Assist Device for Infants and Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:147-53.
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    June 2016
  36. TRIVEDI JR, Rajagopal K, Schumer EM, Birks EJ, et al
    Differences in Status 1A Heart Transplantation Survival in the Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)30354.
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  37. GRIMM JC, Magruder JT, Crawford TC, Fraser CD 3rd, et al
    Duration of Left Ventricular Assist Device Support Does Not Impact Survival After US Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)30348.
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    May 2016
  38. SORABELLA RA, Guglielmetti L, Bader A, Gomez A, et al
    The Use of Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest During Heart Transplantation Does Not Worsen Posttransplant Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)30167.
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  39. CHENG A, Schumer EM, Trivedi JR, Van Berkel VH, et al
    Does Donor Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Time Affect Heart Transplantation Outcomes and Survival?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 10. pii: S0003-4975(16)00218.
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  40. LOOBUYCK V, Rousse N, Hysi I, Juthier F, et al
    Lymphography in the Management of Groin Lymphorrhea After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e169.
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  41. BESIK J, Szarszoi O, Hegarova M, Konarik M, et al
    Non-Fontan Adult Congenital Heart Disease Transplantation Survival Is Equivalent to Acquired Heart Disease Transplantation Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1768-73.
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    April 2016
  42. GRIMM JC, Sciortino CM, Magruder JT, Dungan SP, et al
    Outcomes in Patients Bridged With Univentricular and Biventricular Devices in the Modern Era of Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(16)00022.
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  43. SCHUMER EM, Trivedi JR, Slaughter MS, Cheng A, et al
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1630-1.
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  44. SPILIOPOULOS S, Koerfer R, Tenderich G
    Early Outcomes With Marginal Donor Hearts Compared With Left Ventricular Assist Device Support in Patients With Advanced Heart Failure: Could the Cardiac Allocation Score Be the Solution to the Dilemma of Therapy Selection?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1630.
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  45. MURTHY R, Bajona P, Bhama JK, Cooper DK, et al
    Heart Xenotransplantation: Historical Background, Experimental Progress, and Clinical Prospects.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1605-13.
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    March 2016
  46. GOLDBERG JF, Adachi I
    Pulmonary Artery Band as Bridge to Ventricular Assist Device by Preconditioning of the Right Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1244-5.
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    February 2016
  47. WEHMAN B, Stafford KA, Bittle GJ, Kon ZN, et al
    Modern Outcomes of Mechanical Circulatory Support as a Bridge to Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 22. pii: S0003-4975(15)01988.
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  48. DOWNS EA, Ailawadi G
    Invited Commentary on Grimm et al. MELD-XI Score Predicts Early Mortality in Patients After Heart Transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 2015;100:1737-43.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e61.
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    January 2016
  49. KATZ MG, Fargnoli AS, Kendle AP, Hajjar RJ, et al
    Gene Therapy in Cardiac Surgery: Clinical Trials, Challenges, and Perspectives.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(15)01989.
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    October 2015
  50. AKHTER SA
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;100:1297.
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  51. CHEN JM
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;100:1431.
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  52. COOPER JD
    50th Anniversary Landmark Commentary on Griffith BP, Hardesty RL, Trento A, et al. Heart-lung transplantation: lessons learned and future hopes. Ann Thorac Surg 1987;43:6-16.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;100:1151-2.
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    September 2015
  53. GRIMM JC, Shah AS, Magruder JT, Kilic A, et al
    MELD-XI Score Predicts Early Mortality in Patients After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(15)01223.
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  54. GRIMM JC, Magruder JT, Do N, Spinner JA, et al
    Modified Model for End-Stage Liver Disease eXcluding INR (MELD-XI) Score Predicts Early Death After Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep 5. pii: S0003-4975(15)01099.
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    August 2015
  55. FUDIM M, Davis ME, Jenkins C, Brown CL, et al
    Marginal Donor Use in Patients Undergoing Heart Transplantation With Left Ventricular Assist Device Explantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(15)00960.
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  56. LUI C, Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Dungan SP, et al
    The Effect of Institutional Volume on Complications and Their Impact on Mortality After Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug 19. pii: S0003-4975(15)01022.
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    July 2015
  57. REINHARTZ O, Maeda K, Reitz BA, Bernstein D, et al
    Changes in Risk Profile Over Time in the Population of a Pediatric Heart Transplant Program.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul 27. pii: S0003-4975(15)01007.
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  58. TONG MZ, Smedira NG, Soltesz EG, Starling RC, et al
    Outcomes of Heart Transplant After Left Ventricular Assist Device Specific and Related Infection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul 15. pii: S0003-4975(15)00671.
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    June 2015
  59. GAFFEY AC, Phillips EC, Howard J, Hung G, et al
    Prior Sternotomy and Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Do Not Adversely Impact Survival or Allograft Function After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jun 9. pii: S0003-4975(15)00366.
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  60. SCHUMER EM, Ising MS, Trivedi JR, Slaughter MS, et al
    Early Outcomes With Marginal Donor Hearts Compared With Left Ventricular Assist Device Support in Patients With Advanced Heart Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jun 9. pii: S0003-4975(15)00360.
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  61. REITZ BA
    50th Anniversary Landmark Commentary on Caves PK, Stinson EB, Billingham M, Shumway NE. Percutaneous transvenous endomyocardial biopsy in human heart recipients: experience with a new technique. Ann Thorac Surg 1973;16:325-36.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1875-6.
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  62. WITTNICH C
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:2178.
    PubMed     Text format    


    May 2015
  63. LIU VJ, Yong MS, d'Udekem Y, Weintraub RG, et al
    Outcomes of atrioventricular valve operation in patients with Fontan circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1632-8.
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  64. ALSOUFI B, Gillespie S, Kogon B, Schlosser B, et al
    Results of palliation with an initial modified Blalock-Taussig shunt in neonates with single ventricle anomalies associated with restrictive pulmonary blood flow.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1639-46.
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  65. PRODHAN P, Kalikivenkata G, Tang X, Thomas K, et al
    Risk factors for prolonged mechanical ventilation for children on ventricular assist device support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1713-8.
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    April 2015
  66. ATLURI P, Woo YJ
    Reply: To PMID 25069688.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1489.
    PubMed     Text format    


  67. BARBARA DW, Rehfeldt KH, Heimbach JK, Rosen CB, et al
    Combined heart-liver transplantation experience and improved organ utilization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1488-9.
    PubMed     Text format    


  68. ZAFAR F, Jefferies JL, Tjossem CJ, Bryant R 3rd, et al
    Biventricular Berlin Heart EXCOR pediatric use across the united states.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1328-34.
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    March 2015
  69. THISTLETHWAITE PA
    Invited commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1038-9.
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  70. WELSBY IJ, Li YJ
    Invited commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:768-9.
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    February 2015
  71. KILIC A, Grimm JC, Whitman GJ, Shah AS, et al
    The Survival Benefit of Simultaneous Heart-Kidney Transplantation Extends Beyond Dialysis-Dependent Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb 21. pii: S0003-4975(14)01839.
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    January 2015
  72. BAUMGARTNER WA
    50th Anniversary Perspective on Lower, RR, Dong E, Shumway NE. Suppression of Rejection Crises in the Cardiac Homograft. Ann Thorac Surg 1965;1:645-9.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1497-8.
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