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    November 2017
  1. BOOTH K, Clark S
    Pacemaker Implantation Rate Post Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: 23% Is Just Too High.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1761-1762.
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  2. BASSANO C, Gislao V, Bovio E, Melino S, et al
    An Unexpected Risk Factor for Early Structural Deterioration of Biological Aortic Valve Prostheses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31039.
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  3. GLEASON TG, Schindler JT, Hagberg RC, Deeb GM, et al
    Subclavian/Axillary Access for Self-Expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Renders Equivalent Outcomes as Transfemoral.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31042.
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    October 2017
  4. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Gerfer S, Weider S, Rahmanian P, et al
    Direct Comparison of the Edwards Intuity Elite and Sorin Perceval S Rapid Deployment Aortic Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)30915.
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  5. KADIROGULLARI E, Onan B, Guler S, Erkanli K, et al
    Perforation of the Anterior Mitral Leaflet After Aortic Valve Replacement With Root Enlargement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e345-e346.
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  6. LOYALKA P, Montgomery KB, Nguyen TC, Smalling RW, et al
    Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Novel Approach to Treat Paravalvular Leak.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e325-e327.
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  7. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Karkos C, Fidanis T, Theofilogiannakos EK, et al
    An Unusual Case of Arterial Embolism in an Adolescent With a Mitral Valve Repair With a Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e315-e317.
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  8. KISER AC, Caranasos TG, Peterson MD, Buller CE, et al
    Suprasternal Aortic Valve Replacement: Key Technology and Techniques.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1417-1422.
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  9. HOBBES B, d'Udekem Y, Zannino D, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Determinants of Adverse Outcomes After Systemic-To-Pulmonary Shunts in Biventricular Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1365-1370.
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    September 2017
  10. MAVROMATIS K, Thourani VH, Stebbins A, Vemulapalli S, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Aortic Stenosis and Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)30801.
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  11. OU-YANG WB, Li SJ, Xie YQ, Hu SS, et al
    Hybrid Balloon Valvuloplasty for the Treatment of Severe Congenital Aortic Valve Stenosis in Infants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30814.
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  12. CONCISTRE G, Chiaramonti F, Bianchi G, Cerillo A, et al
    Aortic Valve Replacement With Perceval Bioprosthesis: Single-Center Experience With 617 Implants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30832.
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  13. KAMPERIDIS V, van Wijngaarden SE, van Rosendael PJ, Kong WK, et al
    Restrictive Mitral Valve Annuloplasty: Prognostic Implications of Left Ventricular Forward Flow.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30819.
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  14. FORCILLO J, Condado JF, Ko YA, Yuan M, et al
    Assessment of Commonly Used Frailty Markers for High- and Extreme-Risk Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)30811.
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  15. MARKAKIS K, Westhoff TH, Pagonas N
    Aortic Valve Replacement as a Trigger of Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e255-e256.
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  16. FISCHER M, Salehi A, Sopher MJ, Vorobiof G, et al
    Ruptured Papillary Muscles After Chordae-Preserving Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e243-e245.
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  17. CAREDDU L, Foa A, Leone O, Agostini V, et al
    Primary Cardiac Leiomyoma Causing Right Ventricular Obstruction and Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e231-e233.
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  18. GENNARI M, Bartorelli AL, Polvani G, Muratori M, et al
    Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation After Percutaneous Removal of a Swan-Ganz Catheter Caught by Suture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e225-e226.
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  19. KONSTANTINIDOU MK, Moat N
    Repair of Tricuspid Valve Leaflet With CardioCel Patch After Traumatic Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e221-e223.
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  20. KLECZYNSKI P, Petkow Dimitrow P
    Carotid Doppler Assessment in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1100.
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  21. OHIRA S, Yaku H
    Carotid Doppler Before Aortic Valve Replacement and Perioperative Management.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1096-1097.
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  22. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iscan S, et al
    About the Decision-Making Process for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1095.
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  23. GHOSH-DASTIDAR M, Bapat V
    Transcatheter Valve Implantation in Mitral Annular Calcification During Open Surgery: Extended Collar Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e303-e305.
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  24. FONG LS, McLaughlin AJ, Okiwelu NL, Nordstrand IAJ, et al
    Surgical Management of Caseous Calcification of the Mitral Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e291-e293.
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  25. ROSA B, Machaidze Z, Mencattelli M, Manjila S, et al
    Cardioscopically Guided Beating Heart Surgery: Paravalvular Leak Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1074-1079.
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  26. VIDA VL, Zanotto L, Zanotto L, Stellin G, et al
    Left-Sided Reoperations After Arterial Switch Operation: A European Multicenter Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:899-906.
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  27. PAUL DM, Naran A, Pierce EL, Bloodworth CH 4th, et al
    Suture Dehiscence in the Tricuspid Annulus: An Ex Vivo Analysis of Tissue Strength and Composition.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:820-826.
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  28. VAHIDKHAH K, Javani S, Abbasi M, Azadani PN, et al
    Blood Stasis on Transcatheter Valve Leaflets and Implications for Valve-in-Valve Leaflet Thrombosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:751-759.
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  29. YAMAUCHI T, Miyagawa S, Yoshikawa Y, Toda K, et al
    Risk Index for Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury After Valvular Surgery Using Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:868-875.
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    August 2017
  30. FANNING JP, Walters DL, Wesley AJ, Anstey C, et al
    Intraoperative Cerebral Perfusion Disturbances During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)30656.
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  31. COLLI A, Bizzotto E, Manzan E, Besola L, et al
    Patient-Specific Ventricular Access Site Selection for the NeoChord Mitral Valve Repair Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e199-e202.
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  32. JARRETT CM, Pelletier M, Shah PB, Kaneko T, et al
    "Double-Stick" Transsubclavian Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Use of a Balloon Expandable Valve: A Less Invasive Option for Alternative Access.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e195-e197.
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  33. CHAMI T, Attizzani G, Medalion B, Deo SV, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Under Direct Visualization in Homograft Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e119-e121.
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  34. SAMURA T, Toda K, Yoshioka D, Nakamura T, et al
    Libman-Sacks Endocarditis Due to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Activation After Mitral Valve Plasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e109-e111.
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  35. KIM JH, Choi JB, Kuh JH
    Nonresectional Technique for Large Posterior Leaflet Prolapse Causing Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:722-723.
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  36. VOGT F, Dell'Aquila AM, Santarpino G
    How to Prevent Pacemaker Implantation After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: Tips and Tricks.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:720-721.
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  37. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iner H, et al
    About Commissural Prolapse and Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:718.
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  38. DYKES JC, Reinhartz O, Almond CS, Yarlagadda V, et al
    Alternative Strategy for Biventricular Assist Device in an Infant With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e185-e186.
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  39. NGUYEN A, Schaff HV, Miranda WR, Tajik AJ, et al
    The First Operation for Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy-Dr Dwight McGoon, 1972.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e133-e136.
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  40. 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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  41. KIDO T, Ueno T, Taira M, Ozawa H, et al
    Stroke Volume Ratio Predicts Redilatation of the Right Ventricle After Pulmonary Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:698-703.
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  42. ROPCKE DM, Ilkjaer C, Skov SN, Tjornild MJ, et al
    Regional Changes in Leaflet Coaptation Dynamics After Total Tricuspid Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:599-605.
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    July 2017
  43. KIEFER P, Noack T, Seeburger J, Hoyer A, et al
    Transapical Mitral Valve Implantation for Native Mitral Valve Stenosis Using a Balloon-Expandable Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(17)30682.
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  44. KWEDAR K, McNeely C, Zajarias A, Markwell S, et al
    Outcomes of Early Mitral Valve Reoperation in the Medicare Population.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(17)30670.
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  45. LI H, Gu C
    Off-Pump Semicircular Annuloplasty: Effective Treatment of Concurrent Moderate Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e97-e99.
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  46. DOSTALOVA G, Hlubocka Z, Palecek T, Cerny V, et al
    Heart Failure Caused by Misdiagnosed Subaortic Stenosis in Adulthood: Lesson for Daily Practice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e91.
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  47. SCHNITZER K, Or Z, Sawaed S, Sharoni E, et al
    Rapidly Progressive Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Stenosis Due to Bartonella Species Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e57-e59.
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  48. KESSEL SM, Hawkins RB, Yarboro LT, Ailawadi G, et al
    Total Chordal Sparing Mitral Valve Replacement in Rheumatic Disease: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e47-e48.
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  49. SHEREV D, Azizi K, Azimi NA, Van Nordheim S, et al
    Delayed Management of Partial Aortic Valve Avulsion After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e17-e18.
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  50. 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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  51. THOURANI VH, Borger MA, Holmes D, Maniar H, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1-15.
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  52. CROWLEY OM, Doty JR
    Radiopaque Marker Addition During Aortic Root Replacement With the Use of a Freestyle Porcine Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e95-e96.
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  53. MROCZEK T, Demkow M, Moszura T, Morka A, et al
    Perventricular Implantation of Melody Valve in Child With Pulmonary Hypertension After a Potts Shunt.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e67-e69.
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  54. DE ROSA R, Schranz D, Zeiher AM, Fichtlscherer S, et al
    Again, Two Melodies in Concert: Transcatheter Double Valve Replacement in Hedinger Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e61-e63.
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  55. HARMEL EK, Conradi L, Schafer U, Deuschl F, et al
    Structural Valve Deterioration of a Subcoronary Implanted Stentless Bioprosthesis: How to Treat?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e53-e55.
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  56. MATSUZAKI K, Tsukada T, Sato M, Watanabe Y, et al
    Mediastinal Abscess Caused by an Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Membrane.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e49-e51.
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  57. DISHA K, Schulz S, Kuntze T, Girdauskas E, et al
    Transforming Growth Factor Beta-2 Mutations in Barlow's Disease and Aortic Dilatation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e19-e21.
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  58. BAIRD CW, Kreutzer C, Sanders SP, Borisuk MJ, et al
    Augmentation of Bridging Leaflets in Repair of Atrioventricular Canal Defects.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e101-e103.
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    June 2017
  59. ESAKI J, Leshnower BG, Binongo JN, Lasanajak Y, et al
    Risk Factors for Late Aortic Valve Dysfunction After the David V Valve-Sparing Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)30563.
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  60. JOHNSTON LE, Downs EA, Hawkins RB, Quader MA, et al
    Outcomes for Low-Risk Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Benchmark for Aortic Valve Technology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30509.
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  61. BERDAJS D, Mosbahi S, Ferrari E, Charbonnier D, et al
    Aortic Valve Pathology as a Predictive Factor for Acute Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 3. pii: S0003-4975(17)30400.
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  62. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Nikoloudakis N, Pitsis A
    Aortic Valve Stenosis in Alkaptonuria.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e557.
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  63. SANDRELLI L, Petrone G, Sportelli G, Fabbrocini M, et al
    Three Cases of Aneurysmatic Coronary Fistulas Associated With Mitral Valve Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e505-e507.
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  64. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    Tricuspid Annuloplasty is Favored by the Histological Conformation of Its Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:2024-2025.
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  65. CERIT L
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Very Low Ejection Fraction: Misfortune or Chance.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:2024.
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  66. WENDT D, Kahlert P, Canbay A, Knipp S, et al
    Impact of Liver Indicators on Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30397.
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  67. CHURYLA A, Iddriss A, Andrei AC, Kruse J, et al
    Biatrial or Left Atrial Lesion Set for Ablation During Mitral Surgery: Risks and Benefits.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1858-1865.
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    May 2017
  68. GOODWIN M, Nemeh HW, Borgi J, Paone G, et al
    Resolution of Mitral Regurgitation With Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30271.
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  69. PATRICK WL, Mainwaring RD, Reinhartz O, Punn R, et al
    Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries With Anatomy Other Than Pulmonary Atresia/Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30291.
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  70. WANG M, Furnary AP, Li HF, Grunkemeier GL, et al
    Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Durability: A Meta-Regression of Published Studies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)30266.
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  71. GASPAROVIC H, Kopjar T, Saeed D, Cikes M, et al
    De Novo Aortic Regurgitation After Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 5. pii: S0003-4975(17)30251.
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  72. TANAKA Y, Kitamura T, Miyata Y, Miyaji K, et al
    Mitral Valve Necrosis After Cardiac Surgery Using Gelatin-Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Glue.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e435-e436.
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  73. PATEL ND, Alejo D, Crawford T, Hibino N, et al
    Aortic Root Replacement for Children With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1513-1518.
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  74. MOOKHOEK A, Krishnan K, Chitsaz S, Kuang H, et al
    Biomechanics of Failed Pulmonary Autografts Compared to Native Aortic Roots.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1482-1488.
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    April 2017
  75. GHONEIM A, Bouhout I, Perrault LP, Bouchard D, et al
    Reexamining the Role of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement After Mediastinal Radiation Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(17)30226.
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  76. HAWKINS RB, Downs EA, Johnston LE, Mehaffey JH, et al
    Impact of Transcatheter Technology on Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Volume, Outcomes, and Cost.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30302.
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  77. MCNEELY C, Zajarias A, Robbs R, Markwell S, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes in Nonagenarians Stratified by Transfemoral and Transapical Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30362.
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  78. GREASON KL, Lahr BD, Stulak JM, Cha YM, et al
    Long-Term Mortality Effect of Early Pacemaker Implantation After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30197.
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  79. SEMSROTH S, Matteucci Gothe R, Raith YR, de Brabandere K, et al
    Comparison of Two Minimally Invasive Techniques and Median Sternotomy in Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30209.
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  80. AALAEI-ANDABILI SH, Martin T, Hess P, Klodell C, et al
    Florida Sleeve Procedure Is Durable and Improves Aortic Valve Function in Marfan Syndrome Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30091.
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  81. XUAN Y, Krishnan K, Ye J, Dvir D, et al
    Stent and Leaflet Stresses in 29-mm Second-Generation Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30169.
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  82. BAVARIA JE, Prager RL, Naunheim KS, Allen MS, et al
    Surgeon Involvement in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States: A 2016 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Survey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(17)30511.
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  83. 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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  84. SARRAJ A, Calle Valda CM, Munoz DE, Reyes G, et al
    New Presentation of Hemolysis After Papillary Muscles Approximation for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e321-e322.
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  85. PANG PY, Garwood S, Hashim SW
    Intraoperative Bioprosthetic Valve Dysfunction Causing Severe Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e317-e319.
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  86. SARAF S, Khawaja MZ, Hilling-Smith R, Dooley M, et al
    Use of the Lotus Transcatheter Valve to Treat Severe Native Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e305-e307.
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  87. ZHANG ZW, Gu TX
    Prosthesis Size Selection for Patients With Severe Mitral Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1361.
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  88. SUZUKI K, Aoki M, Hagino I, Saito T, et al
    Repair of Atrioventricular Septal Defect and Transposition in Left Isomerism.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e353-e355.
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    March 2017
  89. NISHIMURA S, Izumi C, Amano M, Miyake M, et al
    Incidence and Predictors of Aggravation of Mitral Regurgitation After Atrial Septal Defect Closure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31844.
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  90. KIRKER EB, Hodson RW, Spinelli KJ, Korngold EC, et al
    The Carotid Artery As a Preferred Alternative Access Route For Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31888.
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  91. MAHMOOD F, Knio ZO, Yeh L, Amir R, et al
    Regional Heterogeneity in the Mitral Valve Apparatus in Patients With Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31837.
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  92. JANSON JT, Coetzee A, Rossouw G, Loftus I, et al
    Replacing the Anterior Mitral Valve Leaflet With Autologous Jugular Vein in a Sheep Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31794.
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  93. 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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  94. ZHANG Y, Ma L
    Repeated Prosthetic Mitral Valve Thrombosis in Fluke Infection Induced Hypereosinophilic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e259-e260.
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  95. IQUILLE J, Nader J, Colpart E, Caus T, et al
    Unusual Gastrointestinal Bleeding After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: A Word of Caution.
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    How I Teach Mitral Valve Surgery.
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  284. OKADA N, Murayama H, Hasegawa H
    Optimal Surgical Management Using a Classic Blalock-Taussig Shunt for an Infected Pseudoaneurysm After a Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt Procedure.
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    Clinical Outcomes After Transapical and Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion: An Evolving Experience.
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    Long-Term Follow-Up of the Conal Flap Method for Tricuspid Malinsertion in Transposition of the Great Arteries With Ventricular Septal Defect and Pulmonary Stenosis.
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    Application of Cone Reconstruction for Neonatal Ebstein Anomaly or Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia.
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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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    November 2015
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