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    April 2017
  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. ZHANG ZW, Gu TX
    Prosthesis Size Selection for Patients With Severe Mitral Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1361.
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    March 2017
  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. REUL RM, Reardon MJ
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:695-698.
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  18. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Only Ring Types Cannot Control Late Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1041.
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  19. BRULS S, Courtois A, Delvenne P, Hustinx R, et al
    IgG4-Related Disease Causing Rapid Evolution of a Severe Aortic Valvular Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e239-e240.
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  20. VITANOVA K, Cleuziou J, Schreiber C, Gunther T, et al
    Long-Term Outcome of Patients With Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect Combined With the Tetralogy of Fallot: Staged Repair Is Not Inferior to Primary Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:876-880.
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    February 2017
  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. GULACK BC, Benrashid E, Jaquiss RD, Lodge AJ, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Replacement With a Trifecta Valve Is Associated With Reduced Transvalvular Gradient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:655-662.
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  31. HATA H, Shiono M, Iida M, Sezai A, et al
    Autotransplantation for Threatened Cardiac Rupture After Left Ventricular Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e163-e165.
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  32. LEVACK MM, Aftab M, Roselli EE, Johnston DR, et al
    Outcomes of a Less-Invasive Approach for Proximal Aortic Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:533-540.
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  33. DOBRILOVIC N, Raman J, Fingleton JG, Maslow A, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes of External Repair as a Rescue Operation for Atrioventricular Groove Disruption.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:491-496.
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    January 2017
  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Novel Tricuspid Valve Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:364.
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  43. ARNAIZ-GARCIA ME, Gonzalez-Santos JM, Barreiro-Perez M, Lopez-Rodriguez J, et al
    A Mitral Heart Valve Prosthesis Hidden Under Perivalvular Pannus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e91.
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  44. RONCHARD T, Salaun E, Theron A, Grisoli D, et al
    Cross-Reactivity Between Heparin and Danaparoid Antibodies in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e9-e10.
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  45. KITAHARA H, Nawata K, Kinoshita O, Itoda Y, et al
    Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device for Danon Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e39-e41.
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  46. TERRIEN CM 3RD, Edwards NM
    Aortoventricular Dissociation and Refractory Fungal Endocarditis Caused by a Rare Pathogen Lichtheimia: A Surgical and Medical Management Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e25-e27.
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  47. KELLEY TM JR, Kashem M, Wang H, McCarthy J, et al
    Anterior Leaflet Augmentation With CorMatrix Porcine Extracellular Matrix in Twenty-Five Patients: Unexpected Patch Failures and Histologic Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:114-120.
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  48. TASCA G, Vismara R, Mangini A, Romagnoni C, et al
    Comparison of the Performance of a Sutureless Bioprosthesis With Two Pericardial Stented Valves on Small Annuli: An In Vitro Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:139-144.
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    December 2016
  49. 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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  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. 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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  54. 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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  55. 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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  56. 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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  57. 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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  58. 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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  59. ZHU X, Li Q, Wu Z
    Long-Term Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2134.
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  60. ROUBERTIE F, Ramanan S, Lavrand F, Thambo JB, et al
    Combined Nuss Procedure and Cardiac Procedure Through a Left Anterolateral Thoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e537-e539.
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  61. LOPEZ-MARCO A, Syed A, Combellack T, Mehta D, et al
    Iatrogenic Lesion of an Anomalous Circumflex Coronary Artery During Mitral Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e525-e527.
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  62. MARZOUK M, Shanmugam G, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S, et al
    Ascending Aortic Replacement and Sutureless Valve in a Failed Stentless Aortic Prosthesis: A Bailout Option.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e507-e509.
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  63. WANG C, Hua K, Yin L, Wang Y, et al
    A Meta-Analysis of Miniaturized Versus Conventional Extracorporeal Circulation in Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2099-2108.
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  64. D'ONOFRIO A, Tarja E, Besola L, Luzi G, et al
    Early and Midterm Clinical and Hemodynamic Outcomes of Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation: Results From a Multicenter Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1966-1973.
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  65. MOOKHOEK A, Krishnan K, Chitsaz S, Kuang H, et al
    Biomechanics of Failed Pulmonary Autografts Compared With Normal Pulmonary Roots.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1996-2002.
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    November 2016
  66. 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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  67. 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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  68. 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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  69. 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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  70. 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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  71. 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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  72. 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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  73. 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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  74. 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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  75. 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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  76. 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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  77. 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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  78. MEI J, Ma N, Jiang Z, Zhao D, et al
    Concomitant Maze IV Ablation Procedure Performed Entirely by Bipolar Clamp Through Right Lateral Minithoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e473-e475.
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  79. GUPTA A, Kalra R, Joshi RK, Aggarwal N, et al
    Parachute Tricuspid Valve: A Case Treated by Open Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e443-e445.
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  80. BAUMGARTEN H, Squiers JJ, Brinkman WT, DiMaio JM, et al
    Implantation of Transcatheter Aortic Prosthesis in 3 Patients With Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e433-e435.
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  81. KVITTING JP, Geiran OR
    Karl Viktor Hall: From In Situ Vein Bypass to the Tilting Disc Heart Valve Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1756-1761.
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  82. WILLIAMS ML, Bavaria JE, Acker MA, Desai ND, et al
    Valve Selection in End-Stage Renal Disease: Should It Always Be Biological?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1531-1535.
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  83. SETTEPANI F, Cappai A, Basciu A, Barbone A, et al
    Impact of Cusp Repair on Reoperation Risk After the David Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1503-1511.
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  84. KUMAR SR, Bansal N, Wells WJ, Starnes VA, et al
    Outcomes of Reintervention on the Autograft After Ross Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1517-1521.
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  85. MAEDA T, Sakamoto T, Nagashima M, Hiramatsu T, et al
    Long-Term Outcome of Arterial Switch Operation Conversion After Failed Senning/Mustard Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1573-1579.
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    October 2016
  86. 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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  87. 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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  88. 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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  89. 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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  90. 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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  91. 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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  92. 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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  93. PANTOJA JL, Morgan AE, Grossi EA, Jensen MO, et al
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    Undersized Rigid Nonplanar Annuloplasty: The Key to Effective and Durable Repair of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation.
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    Aortic Regurgitation Caused by an Aberrant Mitral Chord Tethering the Anterior Mitral Leaflet to an Aortic Valve Cusp.
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    How I Teach Mitral Valve Surgery.
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    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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    March 2016
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    Expanding the Limits of Posterior Aortic Translocation: Biventricular Correction of Complex Transposition With Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect and Heterotaxy.
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    Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
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    Impact of Aortic Insufficiency on Ascending Aortic Dilatation and Adverse Aortic Events After Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With a Bicuspid Aortic Valve.
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    Two Hundred Consecutive Implantations of the Sutureless 3f Enable Aortic Valve: What We Have Learned.
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    Functional and Biomechanical Performance of Stentless Extracellular Matrix Tricuspid Tube Graft: An Acute Experimental Porcine Evaluation.
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    Residual and Progressive Aortic Regurgitation After Valve-Sparing Root Replacement: A Propensity-Matched Multi-Institutional Analysis in 764 Patients.
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  466. ABE K, Kawazoe K, Ito J, Yamasaki M, et al
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    December 2014
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