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    March 2017
  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. IQUILLE J, Nader J, Colpart E, Caus T, et al
    Unusual Gastrointestinal Bleeding After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e225-e226.
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  7. KILIC A, Siki MA, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, et al
    Concomitant Endografting of a Type B Aortic Dissection During Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e223-e224.
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  8. REUL RM, Reardon MJ
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:695-698.
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  9. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Only Ring Types Cannot Control Late Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1041.
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    February 2017
  10. O'HAIR DP, Bajwa TK, Chetcuti SJ, Deeb GM, et al
    One-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31795.
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  11. CASTRIOTA F, Nerla R, Micari A, Cavazza C, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in-Valve Implantation Using Lotus Valve for Failed Surgical Bioprostheses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31622.
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  12. NAVIA JL, Elgharably H, Javadikasgari H, Ibrahim A, et al
    Tricuspid Regurgitation Associated With Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Characterization, Evolution After Mitral Surgery, and Value of Tricuspid Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31626.
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  13. PHILLIPPI JA, Hill JC, Billaud M, Green BR, et al
    Bicuspid Aortic Valve Morphotype Correlates With Regional Antioxidant Gene Expression Profiles in the Proximal Ascending Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31529.
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  14. SHAIKHREZAI K, Bartnik A, Khorsandi M, Hunter S, et al
    Lead-Sparing Tricuspid Valve Repair Damaged by Pacemaker Lead.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e207-e208.
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  15. BRUSCHI G, Colombo P, Botta L, Nava S, et al
    Portico Sheathless Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation via Distal Axillary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e175-e177.
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  16. NOGUCHI M, Tabata M, Ito J, Nakatsuka D, et al
    Successfully Treated Nonocclusive Mesenteric Ischemia After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e171-e173.
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  17. BARBERO C, Marchetto G, Ricci D, Rinaldi M, et al
    Temporary Neurological Dysfunction After Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Influence of Type of Perfusion and Aortic Clamping Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:691-692.
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  18. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Pay Attention to Mitral Valve Repair With Autologous Pericardial Leaflet Augmentation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:689.
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    January 2017
  19. CLEVELAND JD, Bowdish ME, Eberhardt CE, Mack WJ, et al
    Evaluation of Hemodynamic Performance of Aortic Valve Bioprostheses in a Model of Oversizing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31467.
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  20. TRUMELLO C, Denti P, Calabrese MC, Di Giannuario G, et al
    Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling Causing Severe Mitral Regurgitation After Bentall Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e85-e86.
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  21. BATTALOGLU B, Colak C, Disli OM, Akca B, et al
    The Surgical Repair of a Hyperimmunoglobulin E Syndrome Associated Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e65-e67.
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  22. POLOMSKY M, Koulogiannis KP, Kipperman RM, Cohen BM, et al
    Mitral Valve Replacement With Sapien 3 Transcatheter Valve in Severe Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e57-e59.
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  23. AGUDO-QUILEZ P, Pozo E, Benedicto A, Reyes G, et al
    Atrioventricular Septum Pseudoaneurysm As Late Complication After Repeated Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e55-e56.
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  24. SALIZZONI S, Marro M, Rovera C, Speziali G, et al
    Off-Pump NeoChord Mitral Valve Repair to Simultaneously Treat Posterior Leaflet Prolapse and Systolic Anterior Motion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e29-e30.
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  25. HYSI I, Rebet O, Gautier L, Fabre O, et al
    A Standardized Loop Technique for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e105-e106.
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  26. REARDON MJ, Bapat VN, Popma JJ
    Successful Evolut R Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:365-366.
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  27. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Novel Tricuspid Valve Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:364.
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    December 2016
  28. SOQUET J, Liava'a M, Eastaugh L, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Achievements and Limitations of a Strategy of Rehabilitation of Native Pulmonary Vessels in Pulmonary Atresia, Ventricular Septal Defect, and Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 20. pii: S0003-4975(16)31346.
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  29. LEHMANN S, Meyer A, Schroeter T, Uhlemann M, et al
    Midterm Durability and Hemodynamic Performance of a Third-Generation Bovine Pericardial Prosthetic Aortic Valve: The Leipzig Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)31329.
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  30. RANKIN JS, Badhwar V, He X, Jacobs JP, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement Plus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Composite Score: A Report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Quality Measurement Task Force.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31287.
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  31. JAVADIKASGARI H, Gillinov AM, Idrees JJ, Mihaljevic T, et al
    Valve Repair Is Superior to Replacement in Most Patients With Coexisting Degenerative Mitral Valve and Coronary Artery Diseases.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31144.
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  32. LIN MT, Wang JK, Wu PY, Lu CW, et al
    Successful Transcatheter Handmade-Valved Graft Stent for Branch Pulmonary Regurgitation: Novel Approach in a Special Event.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e541-e543.
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  33. SQUIERS JJ, Hebeler KR, DiMaio JM, Ogbue P, et al
    Impingement of Single-Tilting Disc Mitral Prosthesis During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e529-e531.
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  34. BRUSCHI G, Colombo P, Nava S, Musca F, et al
    Evolut R Implantation to Treat Severe Pure Aortic Regurgitation in a Patient With Mitral Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e521-e524.
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  35. GRASSO C, Scandura S, Buccheri S, Barbanti M, et al
    MitraClip Implantation for the Treatment of New-Onset Systolic Anterior Motion of the Mitral Valve After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e517-e519.
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  36. BENEDETTO U, Jin XY, Hill E, Treasure T, et al
    An Option for Concomitant Management of Moderate Marfan Root Aneurysm at the Time of Mitral Valve Repair: A Role for Personalized External Aortic Root Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e499-e501.
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  37. SAID SM, Pislaru S, Kotkar KD, Rihal CS, et al
    Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction After Transcatheter Mitral Valve-in-Ring Implantation: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e495-e497.
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  38. ZHU X, Li Q, Wu Z
    Long-Term Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2134.
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    November 2016
  39. BRESCIA AA, Bolling SF, Patel HJ
    Valvular Regurgitation After Implantation Of Prostheses Secured With Cor-Knot Automated Fasteners.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 26. pii: S0003-4975(16)31752.
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  40. LOPEZ-MENENDEZ J, Miguelena J, Morales C, Diaz CL, et al
    Celsior Versus Microplegia: Analysis of Myocardial Protection in Elective Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)31301.
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  41. MURASHITA T, Schaff HV, Suri RM, Daly RC, et al
    Impact of Left Ventricular Systolic Function on Outcome of Correction of Chronic Severe Aortic Valve Regurgitation: Implications for Timing of Surgical Intervention.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31166.
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  42. TANG PC, Badami A, Akhter SA, Osaki S, et al
    Efficacy of Aortic Valve Resuspension in Establishing Valve Competence in Acute Type A Dissections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31176.
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  43. HSU CY, Shih JC, Chen SJ, Wu ET, et al
    Modified Norwood Procedure for Tricuspid Atresia, Transposition of Great Arteries, and Hypoplastic Right Arch With Complete Vascular Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e481-e483.
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  44. LAU C, Gaudino M, Mazza A, Munjal M, et al
    Reoperative Aortic Valve Replacement in a Previous Biologic Composite Valve Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e477-e480.
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  45. KLAPKOWSKI A, Siondalski P, Koprowski A, Rogowski J, et al
    Posterior Leaflet Tumor as a Presentation of Mitral Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e459.
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  46. HLAL M, Campelo-Parada F, Dagenais F, Rodes-Cabau J, et al
    Unusual Solution for a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Embolization: Deployment of an Endovascular Stent Through a Floating Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e457-e458.
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  47. BUTTNER S, Weiler H, Zoller C, Koch B, et al
    Aortic Valve Stenosis in a Dialysis Patient Waitlisted for Kidney Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e437-e438.
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  48. GOTTE J, Hemmer W, Roser D, Liebrich M, et al
    Redo Aortic Valve Implantation After Full Root Replacement Using A Sutureless Valve Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e421-e422.
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  49. KRAMER R, Quinn R, Odera A, Groom R, et al
    Closed Mitral Commissurotomy During Pregnancy in East Africa.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e419-e420.
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  50. SALENGER R, Diao X, Dawood MY, Herr DL, et al
    Percutaneous Rescue for Critical Mitral Stenosis Late After Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e417-e418.
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    October 2016
  51. THUDT M, Papadopoulos N, Monsefi N, Miskovic A, et al
    Long-term Results Following Pericardial Patch Augmentation for Incompetent Bicuspid Aortic Valves: A Single Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31150.
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  52. BRUSCHI G, Branny M, Schiltgen M, Ettori F, et al
    One-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Using the Direct Aortic Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31148.
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  53. HENN MC, Percival T, Zajarias A, Melby SJ, et al
    Learning Alternative Access Approaches for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Implications for New Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Centers.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31136.
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  54. KOWALEWSKI M, Malvindi PG, Suwalski P, Raffa GM, et al
    Clinical Safety and Effectiveness of Endoaortic as Compared to Transthoracic Clamp for Small Thoracotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31140.
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  55. GROH MA, Diaz I, Johnson AM, Ely SW, et al
    Is Surgical Intervention the Optimal Therapy for the Treatment of Aortic Valve Stenosis for Patients With Intermediate Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Score?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31069.
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  56. LAWRANCE CP, Henn MC, Miller JR, Kopek MA, et al
    The Electrophysiologic Effects of Acute Mitral Regurgitation in a Canine Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31068.
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  57. CHAN V, Elmistekawy E, Ruel M, Hynes M, et al
    How Does Mitral Valve Repair Fail in Patients With Prolapse?-Insights From Longitudinal Echocardiographic Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31156.
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  58. PANTOJA JL, Morgan AE, Grossi EA, Jensen MO, et al
    Undersized Mitral Annuloplasty Increases Strain in the Proximal Lateral Left Ventricular Wall.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)30917.
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  59. CONDADO JF, Jensen HA, Maini A, Ko YA, et al
    Should We Perform Carotid Doppler Screening Before Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(16)30792.
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  60. BOUHOUT I, Mazine A, Rivard L, Ghoneim A, et al
    Conduction Disorders After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(16)30943.
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  61. RIMOLDI SG, De Vecchi E, Pagani C, Zambelli A, et al
    Use of Dithiothreitol to Dislodge Bacteria From the Biofilm on an Aortic Valve in the Operating Theatre: A Case of Infective Endocarditis Caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Proteus mirabilis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e357-9.
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  62. 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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  63. 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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  64. BELLUSCHI I, Cioni M, Moriggia S, Alfieri O, et al
    Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Following Pericardiocentesis After Aortic Valve Repair and Ascending Aorta Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e291-3.
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  65. HULMAN M, Bena M, Artemiou P, Gasparovic I, et al
    Iterative Learning of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in Mitral Valve Annulus Calcification: Management and Prevention of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Dislocation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e287-90.
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  66. GONZALEZ-SANTOS JM, Arnaiz-Garcia ME, Dalmau-Sorli MJ, Sastre-Rincon JA, et al
    Complete Transversal Disc Fracture in a Bjork-Shiley Delrin Mitral Valve Prosthesis 43 Years After Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e283-5.
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  67. POULLIS M
    Preoperative Three-Dimensional Valve Analysis to Predict Recurrent Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Mitral Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1414.
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    September 2016
  68. CHAN V, Levac-Martinho O, Sohmer B, Elmistekawy E, et al
    When Should the Mitral Valve Be Repaired or Replaced in Patients With Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)30871.
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  69. KEELING WB, Leshnower BG, Binongo J, Lasanajak Y, et al
    Severity of Preoperative Aortic Regurgitation Does Not Impact Valve Durability of Aortic Valve Repair Following the David V Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)30873.
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  70. HAUNSCHILD J, Schellinger IN, von Salisch S, Bakhtiary F, et al
    Granular Media Calcinosis in the Aortic Walls of Patients With Bicuspid and Tricuspid Aortic Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)30913.
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  71. SCHNEIDER U, Hofmann C, Aicher D, Takahashi H, et al
    Suture Annuloplasty Significantly Improves the Durability of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 20. pii: S0003-4975(16)30788.
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  72. TANAKA A, Onsager D, Song T, Cozadd D, et al
    Surgically Corrected Mitral Regurgitation During Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Is Associated With Low Recurrence Rate and Improved Midterm Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 19. pii: S0003-4975(16)30841.
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  73. 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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  74. SCHNEIDER U, Schmied W, Aicher D, Giebels C, et al
    Sinus Plication to Improve Valve Configuration in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair-Early Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)30779.
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  75. LANGE R, Voss B, Kehl V, Mazzitelli D, et al
    Right Minithoracotomy Versus Full Sternotomy for Mitral Valve Repair: A Propensity Matched Comparison.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)30766.
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  76. D'ONOFRIO A, Besola L, Rizzoli G, Bizzotto E, et al
    Impact of Changes in Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction on Survival After Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 7. pii: S0003-4975(16)30749.
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  77. CARROLL ND, Beers KM, Maldonado EM, Calhoon JH, et al
    Novel Annular and Subvalvular Enlargement in Congenital Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e277-9.
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  78. KOMATSU I, Abe K, Hiraiwa N, Nakaoka M, et al
    Use of the Rigid Table Mount System During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With the Direct Aortic Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e273-5.
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  79. GILLINOV M, Quinn R, Kerendi F, Gaudiani V, et al
    Premeasured Chordal Loops for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e269-71.
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  80. PIETRAS CM, Spittell PC, Nuttall GA, Eleid MF, et al
    Pulmonary Venous Obstruction From a Large Left Atrial Sarcoma: Resection Combined With Mitral Valve Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e237-9.
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  81. XAVIER J, Haranal MY, Reddy SR, Suryaprakash S, et al
    A Rare Case of Mitral Valve Prolapse in Endomyocardial Fibrosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e217-9.
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  82. THOURANI VH, Forcillo J, Beohar N, Doshi D, et al
    Impact of Preoperative Chronic Kidney Disease in 2,531 High-Risk and Inoperable Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the PARTNER Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)30870.
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    August 2016
  83. BADHWAR V, Rankin JS, He M, Jacobs JP, et al
    Performing Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Repair at the Time of Mitral Valve Operations Is Not Associated With Increased Operative Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)30681.
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  84. LIU S, Shi Y, Liu R, Tong M, et al
    Early Prognosis of Reduction Ascending Aortoplasty in Patients With Aortic Valve Disease: A Single Center's Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)30683.
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  85. REPOSSINI A, Fischlein T, Santarpino G, Schafer C, et al
    Pericardial Stentless Valve for Aortic Valve Replacement: Long-Term Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)30582.
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  86. MOSS E, Halkos ME, Binongo JN, Murphy DA, et al
    Prevention of Unilateral Pulmonary Edema Complicating Robotic Mitral Valve Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)30607.
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  87. EJIOFOR JI, Yammine M, Harloff MT, McGurk S, et al
    Reoperative Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Versus Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Replacement for Degenerated Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 12. pii: S0003-4975(16)30588.
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  88. GIRDAUSKAS E, Rouman M, Disha K, Fey B, et al
    Morphologic and Functional Markers of Aortopathy in Patients With Bicuspid Aortic Valve Insufficiency Versus Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 12. pii: S0003-4975(16)30587.
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  89. BEDZRA E, Don CW, Reisman M, Aldea GS, et al
    Transapical Mitral Valve Replacement for Mixed Native Mitral Stenosis and Regurgitation.
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    July 2016
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    Association of Thoracic Aorta Calcium Score With Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis After Aortic Valve Replacement.
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  103. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Donmez K, et al
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  104. BAIKOUSSIS NG, Argiriou M, Dedeilias P
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    June 2016
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    Aortic Valve Replacement in the Moderately Elevated Risk Patient: A Population-Based Analysis of Outcomes.
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    Risk Scores and Long-Term Mortality Prediction After Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Reliability of EuroSCORE II to Predict Long-Term Mortality After Isolated Aortic Valve Operations.
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    A Modified Epicardial Radiofrequency Ablation for Preoperative Atrial Fibrillation Combined With Isolated Aortic Valve Disease.
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    Epicardial Tachosil Patch Repair of Ventricular Rupture in a 90-Year-Old After Mitral Valve Replacement.
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  117. PATIL NP, Falconieri F, Bahrami T
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    Emergency Cardiac Surgery for Irreversible MitraClip Delivery System Entrapment.
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    May 2016
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    Unbiased Profile of MicroRNA Expression in Ascending Aortic Aneurysm Tissue Appoints Molecular Pathways Contributing to the Pathology.
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    April 2016
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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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    Ross Versus Non-Ross Aortic Valve Replacement in Children: A 22-Year Single Institution Comparison of Outcomes.
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    Successful Repair of a Bicuspid Pulmonary Autograft Valve Causing Early Insufficiency After a Ross Procedure.
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    Pulmonary Valve Replacement With Balloon-Expandable Prosthesis Under Direct Vision: A Novel Therapeutic Approach.
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    March 2016
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    Aortic Regurgitation With Markedly Reduced Left Ventricular Function Is Not a Contraindication for Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Provides Excellent Outcomes Without Increased Cost: A Multi-Institutional Analysis.
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    Postoperative Outcomes of Children With Tetralogy of Fallot, Pulmonary Atresia, and Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals Undergoing Reconstruction of Occluded Pulmonary Artery Branches.
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  174. AILAWADI G, Lim DS
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    Application of Cone Reconstruction for Neonatal Ebstein Anomaly or Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia.
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    Transvenous Implantation of a Stent Valve in Patients With Degenerated Mitral Prostheses and Native Mitral Stenosis.
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    Aortic Valve Replacement With Carpentier-Edwards: Hemodynamic Outcomes for the 19-mm Valve.
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    Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Libman-Sacks Endocarditis in a Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve.
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    Symetis valve implantation in failing freestyle with close proximity between coronary Ostia and annulus.
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    Repair of unilateral absence of right pulmonary artery with contralateral pulmonary artery autograft interposition in an infant.
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    First beating-heart valve-sparing aortic root repair: a "corset" technique.
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1412-3.
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    Right ventricular outflow tract growth in infants with palliated tetralogy of fallot.
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    Short and medium term outcomes of surgery for patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
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    March 2015
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    Modified Single Patch: Are We Still Worried About Subaortic Stenosis?
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  397. VOLA M, Campisi S, Gerbay A, Fuzellier JF, et al
    Sutureless Prostheses and Less Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement: Just an Issue of Clamping Time?
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  398. MURARKA S, Lazkani M, Neihaus M, Boggess M, et al
    Comparison of 30-Day Outcomes of Transfemoral Versus Transapical Approach for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Single-Center US Experience.
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    Pulmonary valve cusp augmentation for pulmonary regurgitation after repair of valvular pulmonary stenosis.
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  400. ABUD B, Yilmaz MT, Kestelli M
    The use of a rigid ring in aortic valve repair.
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  401. ABE K, Kawazoe K, Ito J, Yamasaki M, et al
    Tricuspidization and reimplantation procedure for unicuspid aortic valve with annuloaortic ectasia.
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    New method of posterior scallop augmentation for ischemic mitral regurgitation.
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  403. EL-ESHMAWI A, Love B, Bhatt HV, Pawale A, et al
    Direct access implantation of a melody valve in native mitral valve: a hybrid approach in the presence of extensive mitral annular calcification.
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  404. MCGRATH T, Ushukumari D, Canale L, Gillinov M, et al
    Dissecting intramyocardial hematoma after robotic mitral valve repair.
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  405. GAN C, Li Y, Wu Z
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  406. CRAMER JW, Ginde S, Hill GD, Cohen SB, et al
    Tricuspid repair at pulmonary valve replacement does not alter outcomes in tetralogy of Fallot.
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  408. BICHELL DP
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    February 2015
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    Surgical Anatomy of the Aortic Annulus: Landmarks for External Annuloplasty in Aortic Valve Repair.
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    Surgical Repair of Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis in Children With Williams Syndrome: A 30-Year Experience.
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    Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation in Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries and a Left Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduit.
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    Challenge for Perceval: Aortic Valve Replacement With Small Sutureless Valves-A Multicenter Study.
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    Long-Term Durability of Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves: Implications From 12,569 Implants.
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    Durability of Homografts Used to Treat Complex Aortic Valve Endocarditis.
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  417. CHA BK, Kim KH, Choi JB
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  420. FENG J
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    January 2015
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    Effect of Gender After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Meta-Analysis.
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    Surgical Indications and Results of Mitral Valve Repair in Pediatric Patients With Ventricular Septal Defects Accompanied by Mitral Valve Regurgitation.
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    Experience With Biventricular Intervention for Neonates With Mitral Valve Abnormalities in the Setting of Critical Left-Side Heart Obstruction.
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    Psychoemotional and Quality of Life Response to Mitral Operations in Patients with Mitral Regurgitation: A Prospective Study.
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    High-Risk Patients With Inoperative Aortic Stenosis: Use of Transapical, Transaortic, and Transcarotid Techniques.
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    Incidence and Mechanisms of Cerebral Ischemia After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Compared With Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Aortic Valve Replacement Through Right Minithoracotomy: Is it Really Biologically Minimally Invasive?
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    Thalassemia and heart surgery: aortic valve repair after endocarditis.
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  432. WATANABE G, Ishikawa N
    Use of barbed suture in robot-assisted mitral valvuloplasty.
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    Unruptured aneurysm of right coronary sinus of valsalva with cystic mitral valve.
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  434. NUMATA S, Samura T, Tsutsumi Y, Ohashi H, et al
    Paraplegia due to intramedullary hemorrhage after mitral valve repair.
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  435. KANZAKI T, Yamagishi M, Miyazaki T, Maeda Y, et al
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    December 2014
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    Clinical Outcomes of Mitral Valve Replacement With the 16-mm ATS Advanced Performance Valve in Neonates and Infants.
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    Contemporary Outcomes of Operations for Tricuspid Valve Infective Endocarditis.
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    Trends in Hospitalizations Among Medicare Survivors of Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States From 1999 to 2010.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(14)01747.
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  439. MCGARVEY JR, Kondo N, Witschey WR, Takebe M, et al
    Injectable Microsphere Gel Progressively Improves Global Ventricular Function, Regional Contractile Strain, and Mitral Regurgitation After Myocardial Infarction.
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    Ministernotomy Versus Full Sternotomy Aortic Valve Replacement With a Sutureless Bioprosthesis: A Multicenter Study.
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    Outcome of Aortic Valve Replacement for Active Infective Endocarditis in Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis.
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    Bivalirudin and transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a cautionary tale.
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    Ring or Suture Annuloplasty for Tricuspid Regurgitation? A Meta-Analysis Review.
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    Routine low-molecular-weight heparin bridging after mechanical valve implantation: is it justified?
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    November 2014
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    Contemporary Real-World Outcomes of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in 141,905 Low-Risk, Intermediate-Risk, and High-Risk Patients.
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    Determinants of Left Ventricular Dysfunction After Repair of Chronic Asymptomatic Mitral Regurgitation.
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    October 2014
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    September 2014
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    The imbrication technique: an alternative to the sliding leaflet technique.
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