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    April 2018
  1. MAXIMUS S, Milliken JC, Danielsen B, Shemin R, et al
    Implementation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in California: Influence on aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1447-1456.
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    March 2018
  2. MELBY SJ
    Roll up your sleeves, roll up your retractor, and repair the mitral valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)30816.
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  3. YE J
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for isolated aortic regurgitation is coming!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30817.
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  4. SAKURAI H, Sakurai T, Ohashi N, Nishikawa H, et al
    Aortic to right ventricular shunt for pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum and bilateral coronary ostial atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30826.
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  5. YUH DD
    What lies beneath (the mitral annulus): The geometric implications of restrictive annuloplasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30821.
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  6. MANIAR HS, Moon MR
    Appropriate use criteria for aortic stenosis: Guidelines or opinion?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30777.
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  7. JIAO J, Tian W, Qiu P, Norton EL, et al
    Induced pluripotent stem cells with NOTCH1 gene mutation show impaired differentiation into smooth muscle and endothelial cells: Implications for bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30714.
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  8. URBANSKI PP, Lakew F, Dinstak W, Heinz N, et al
    Bentall procedure after previous aortic valve or complete root replacement: Usefulness of self-assembled aortic valve conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30716.
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  9. BALSAM LB
    The genetics of bicuspid aortic valve disease: Shall we take it down a NOTCH?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30590.
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    February 2018
  10. CARRIER M
    Replacement of bicuspid aortic valve with sutureless bioprosthesis: A word of caution here.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)30582.
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  11. D'AMBRA MN
    Rapid deployment aortic valve replacement devices: Too many unanswered questions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)30584.
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  12. BARAN C, Durdu MS, Gumus F, Cakici M, et al
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement with concomitant valvular surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)30407.
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  13. TUDORACHE I, Haverich A
    Enhanced exposure of subvalvular structures during mitral valve repair with a novel flexible and reusable leaflets retractor.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30401.
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  14. CARRIER M, Bouchard D
    Rapid-deployment bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement; There is a flag on the field!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30294.
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  15. KIM J, Lee JW
    Aortic valve: To buy or not to buy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30394.
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  16. OZAKI S, Kawase I, Yamashita H, Uchida S, et al
    Midterm outcomes after aortic valve neocuspidization with glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 15. pii: S0022-5223(18)30371.
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  17. COLLI A, Besola L, Bizzotto E, Peruzzo P, et al
    Edge-to-edge mitral valve repair with transapical neochord implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30356.
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  18. CICEK S
    Cardiac amyloidosis and aortic stenosis: Great masquerader back again!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30352.
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  19. EISHI K, Miura T, Matsumaru I, Tanigawa K, et al
    Spiral suspension, a novel repair technique for severe functional tricuspid regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30358.
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  20. LIU H, Yang Y, Wang W, Zhu D, et al
    Transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic regurgitation with a second-generation heart valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30367.
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  21. SOHN SH, Jang MJ, Hwang HY, Kim KH, et al
    Rapid deployment or sutureless versus conventional bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30364.
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  22. CHIARIELLO GA, Villa E, Messina A, Troise G, et al
    Dislocation of a sutureless prosthesis after type I bicuspid aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30336.
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  23. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Transcatheter mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral annular calcification: Pushing the limits to the sky.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30290.
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  24. WIGGINS LM, Kumar SR
    The root cause of anxiety during reoperative aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30287.
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  25. TAM DY, Hughes A, Fremes SE, Youn S, et al
    A cost-utility analysis of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement for the treatment of aortic stenosis in the population with intermediate surgical risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30073.
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  26. PADALA M
    Patient-specific computational biomechanical modeling to guide mitral valve repair strategy: Practicality and value?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:606-607.
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  27. YOSHIDA S, Toda K, Sawa Y
    Is individualized mitral valve repair in the future?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:605-606.
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  28. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C, Mihos CG, Fraldi M, et al
    Euler's elastica-based biomechanical assessment for neochordal insertion in the treatment of degenerative mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:603-605.
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  29. MAZINE A, Verma S, Yanagawa B
    Mitral valve repair with resection versus neochordae: A call for high-quality evidence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:601-602.
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  30. YOUNG C, Laufer G, Kocher A, Solinas M, et al
    One-year outcomes after rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:575-585.
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  31. ANTUNES MJ
    The variability of the mitral valve anatomy and terminology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30250.
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  32. DAVID TE, David CM, Manlhiot C
    Tricuspid annulus diameter does not predict the development of tricuspid regurgitation after mitral valve repair for mitral regurgitation due to degenerative diseases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30266.
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  33. BOZINOVSKI J
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement in combined procedures: Check whether there is room for the new guy before inviting them.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30252.
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    January 2018
  34. LITTLE SH, Popma JJ, Kleiman NS, Deeb GM, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with severe mitral or tricuspid regurgitation at extreme risk for surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)30067.
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  35. OCHIAI T, Yoon SH, Sharma R, Chakravarty T, et al
    Recurrent severe aortic stenosis after transfemoral transcatheter valve-in-valve-in-valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30042.
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  36. POULIN A, Bernier M, Rodes-Cabau J, Doyle D, et al
    Subacute mitral valve dysfunction after transcatheter aortic and mitral valve replacements.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30037.
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  37. GIRARDI LN
    Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and the bicuspid aortic valve: The details matter.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)30020.
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  38. YUH DD
    Redefining tricuspid valve anatomy: Acknowledging the "forgotten valve".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30005.
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  39. SON KH, Park KY, Choi CH
    Obesity as a confounding factor in a study evaluating the role of M1 polarization in aortic valve calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:76.
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  40. PARACHURI VR, Adhyapak SM
    Topographic mapping of regional contractile injury in ischemic mitral regurgitation: Are regional shape deformation indices answer enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:231-232.
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    December 2017
  41. CRESTANELLO JA
    Severe tricuspid or mitral regurgitation in inoperable patients with aortic stenosis. Can we leave them alone?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(17)33046.
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  42. ASADI T, Mullin K, Roselli E, Johnston D, et al
    Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera infection associated with heater-cooler units after aortic valve surgery without endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0022-5223(17)33001.
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  43. URBANSKI PP, Jankulovski A, Doldurov K, Zhan X, et al
    Reconstructive aortic valve surgery in the elderly: Techniques and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)32896.
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  44. KAWADA N, Naganuma H, Muramatsu K, Ishibashi-Ueda H, et al
    Redefinition of tricuspid valve structures for successful ring annuloplasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)32891.
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  45. SARAN N, Said SM, Schaff HV, Maltais S, et al
    Outcome of tricuspid valve surgery in the presence of permanent pacemaker.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)32886.
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  46. JAVA AP, Greason KL, Dispenzieri A, Grogan M, et al
    Aortic valve replacement in patients with amyloidosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)32895.
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  47. KAINUMA S, Funatsu T, Kondoh H, Yokota T, et al
    Beneficial effects of restrictive annuloplasty on subvalvular geometry in patients with functional mitral regurgitation and advanced cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 18. pii: S0022-5223(17)32852.
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  48. KLOTZ S, Stock S, Sievers HH, Diwoky M, et al
    Survival and reoperation pattern after 20 years of experience with aortic valve-sparing root replacement in patients with tricuspid and bicuspid valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)32847.
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  49. GAUDINO M, Lau C
    Fixing nature's mistakes on the aortic valve: Will the normal form ensure normal function in the long term?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(17)32839.
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  50. TAKSLER GB
    Evaluating the best approach to treatment of aortic stenosis: The jury is still out.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(17)32806.
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  51. SPEIR AM
    Reconstructive aortic valve surgery in the elderly: Another example of better being the enemy of good?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32800.
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  52. GAUDINO M
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and the evolution of clinical research in cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32822.
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  53. HOCUM STONE LL, Kelly RF
    Remodeling the mitral valve: An outside-in strategy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32823.
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  54. ZAFAR MA, Li Y, Rizzo JA, Charilaou P, et al
    Height alone, rather than body surface area, suffices for risk estimation in ascending aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 6. pii: S0022-5223(17)32769.
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  55. KESAVUORI R, Raivio P, Jokinen JJ, Sahlman A, et al
    Early experience with robotic mitral valve repair with intra-aortic occlusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)32410.
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  56. KUNIHARA T, Arimura S, Sata F, Giebels C, et al
    Aortic annulus does not dilate over time after aortic root remodeling with or without annuloplasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)32404.
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  57. ACCOLA KD
    The Edwards Intuity Elite valve: Not to repeal nor replace, but rather additive to surgical aortic valve replacement options.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1903.
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  58. BOOTH K, Clark S
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement: Progress for the sake of progress?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1902-1903.
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  59. HUSSAIN ST, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB
    Allografts remain a cornerstone of surgical treatment of invasive and destructive aortic valve infective endocarditis: Surgeon and technique do matter!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1900-1901.
    PubMed     Text format    


    November 2017
  60. ETZ CD, Borger MA
    Bicuspid aortic valve-associated aortopathy: A slowly evolving picture.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 29. pii: S0022-5223(17)32361.
    PubMed     Text format    


  61. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Wahlers T
    Anterior leaflet splitting during transcatheter mitral valve replacement: Killing two birds with one stone?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(17)32742.
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  62. CHIVASSO P, Bruno VD, Farid S, Malvindi PG, et al
    Predictors of survival in octogenarians after mitral valve surgery for degenerative disease: The Mitral Surgery in Octogenarians study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)32704.
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  63. WOJNARSKI CM, Roselli EE
    Tighten your belt or lose your pants? Not if it is tailored to the patient-annuloplasty during remodeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)32707.
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  64. BOLLACHE E, Fedak PWM, van Ooij P, Rahman O, et al
    Perioperative evaluation of regional aortic wall shear stress patterns in patients undergoing aortic valve and/or proximal thoracic aortic replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 16. pii: S0022-5223(17)32501.
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  65. KATAOKA A, Zeng X, Guerrero JL, Kozak A, et al
    Application of polymer-mesh device to remodel left ventricular-mitral valve apparatus in ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)32485.
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  66. DAVID TE
    Bicuspid aortic valve with aortic aneurysms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)32681.
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  67. AD N, Holmes SD, Massimiano PS, Rongione AJ, et al
    Long-term outcome following concomitant mitral valve surgery and Cox maze procedure for atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)32489.
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  68. LORCA R, Alvarez-Cabo R, Calvo J, de la Hera JM, et al
    Quadricuspid aortic valve surgical repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)32507.
    PubMed     Text format    


  69. SULTAN I, Seese L, Lagazzi L, Gleason TG, et al
    Concomitant aortic valve replacement with orthotopic heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32473.
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  70. KELLY BJ, Ho Luxford JM, Butler CG, Huang CC, et al
    Severity of tricuspid regurgitation is associated with long-term mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 8. pii: S0022-5223(17)32429.
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  71. ROGERS T, Thourani VH
    Is there still a role for balloon dilatation before transcatheter aortic valve replacement-or, indeed, for transaortic access?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S0022-5223(17)32462.
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  72. BONAROS N, Kofler M, Frank D, Cocchieri R, et al
    Balloon-expandable transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation with or without predilation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 2. pii: S0022-5223(17)32400.
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  73. DILLON J
    A stitch too far: The circumflex artery in jeopardy during mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1621-1623.
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  74. BARNHART GR, Chitwood WR, Grossi EA
    Rapid deployment aortic valve systems: The surgeons' alternative to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1568-1569.
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  75. FISCHLEIN T, Santarpino G
    Rapid-deployment aortic valve systems: The surgeons' alternative to transcatheter aortic valve implantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1568.
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    October 2017
  76. PRAKASH SK, Estrera AL
    Not "Z" end of the story: Do Z scores help to guide surgical decisions about the ascending aorta in patients with bicuspid aortic valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)32348.
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  77. GILLINOV M, Soltesz EG
    Atrial fibrillation in the patient undergoing mitral valve surgery: A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32183.
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  78. YUN TJ
    Valve-sparing repair to alleviate pulmonary regurgitation may lead to as much right ventricular dilatation as a transannular patch: A catch-22?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 7. pii: S0022-5223(17)32174.
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  79. ANSELMI A, Verhoye JP
    The pathway toward the success of a new transcatheter aortic valve replacement device: A surgeon's adventure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 3. pii: S0022-5223(17)32161.
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    September 2017
  80. BAKAEEN FG, Shroyer AL, Zenati MA, Badhwar V, et al
    Mitral valve surgery in the US Veterans Administration health system: 10-year outcomes and trends.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 30. pii: S0022-5223(17)32144.
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  81. ANYANWU AC, Adams DH
    Another case of underprovision of mitral valve repair surgery: Lessons from the Veterans Affairs health system.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(17)32142.
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  82. CONTI VR, DeAnda A Jr
    Ascending aortopathy with bicuspid aortic valve: Individualizing the threshold.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 22. pii: S0022-5223(17)32111.
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  83. ROGERS T, Thourani VH
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement after mitral valve surgery: Synergistic or incompatible?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 22. pii: S0022-5223(17)32112.
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  84. SHEMIN RJ
    Size matters: Indexed left atrial size predicts late survival after aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)31999.
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  85. DI GIAMMARCO G, Marinelli D
    Which aortic valve prosthesis I would implant on myself?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)31977.
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  86. LAMELAS J, Mawad M, Williams R, Weiss UK, et al
    Isolated and concomitant minimally invasive minithoracotomy aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)31961.
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  87. HUSSAIN ST, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB
    Tell it like it is: Experience in mitral valve surgery does matter for improved outcomes in mitral valve infective endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(17)31953.
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  88. LEOPALDI AM, Wrobel K, Speziali G, van Tuijl S, et al
    The dynamic cardiac biosimulator: A method for training physicians in beating-heart mitral valve repair procedures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(17)31914.
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  89. ZHU L, Guo Y, Wang W, Liu H, et al
    Transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement with a novel transcatheter aortic valve replacement system in high-risk patients with severe aortic valve diseases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 15. pii: S0022-5223(17)31918.
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  90. SQUIERS JJ, Potluri S, Brinkman WT, DiMaio JM, et al
    Systematic review of transcatheter aortic valve replacement after previous mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)31904.
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  91. SIEVERS HH, Stock S, Stierle U, Klotz S, et al
    Longer-term results, z scores, and decision nomograms for treatment of the ascending aorta in 1693 bicuspid aortic valve operations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)31907.
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  92. TAGGARSE A, Dearani JA, Daly RC, Anwer LA, et al
    Reoperation rate for recurrent mitral disease is low after robotically assisted mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)31901.
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  93. SCHNITTMAN SR, Adams DH, Itagaki S, Toyoda N, et al
    Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: Revisiting prosthesis choice in patients younger than 50 years old.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)31896.
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  94. CRESTANELLO JA
    Quality of mitral valve surgery at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)31880.
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  95. MACARTHUR JW, Boyd J
    The tip of the iceberg: Evaluating the mechanism behind dehiscence of mitral annuloplasty rings.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)31862.
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  96. GREASON KL
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and transcatheter aortic valve insertion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)31854.
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  97. WANG H, Han J, Wang Z, Yin Z, et al
    A prospective randomized trial of the cut-and-sew Maze procedure in patients undergoing surgery for rheumatic mitral valve disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)31787.
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  98. TIMEK TA
    Subvalvular repair to improve reductive annuloplasty for severe mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:834.
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  99. CHARLES EJ, Kron IL
    Which ischemic mitral valves should be repaired and how? Time will tell.
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    May 2017
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  127. MESSE SR, Furie KL
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  128. OUZOUNIAN M, Mazine A, David TE
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  131. COUTINHO GF, Leite F, Antunes MJ
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  132. ARAKAWA M, Hashimoto K, Okamura H
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  135. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Angona RE
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  150. DAYAN V, Pibarot P
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  153. AL-ATASSI T, Thourani VH
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    February 2017
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    To repair or not to repair: Who should undergo tricuspid valve repair at the time of pulmonary valve replacement in previously repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
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  175. SCHAFERS HJ
    Aortic annuloplasty: The panacea of valve-preserving aortic replacement?
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  178. HUSSAIN ST, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB
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  198. PIERCE EL, Gorman RC, Gorman JH 3rd, Yoganathan AP, et al
    Mitral annuloplasty ring suture dehiscence: In search of more robust techniques.
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  199. SPRATT JR, Spratt JA, Lawrie GM
    Mitral annuloplasty ring dehiscence: Optimal force distribution with flexible rings.
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  200. SHRESTHA M
    Aortic valve replacement via right anterior thoracotomy with sutureless valves: The way to go!
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    November 2016
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    The influence of native aortic valve calcium and transcatheter valve oversize on the need for pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve insertion.
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  202. SWINGEN C, Hocum Stone L, Kelly RF
    Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for ischemic mitral regurgitation: A guide through complex surgical terrain.
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  203. ALKHOULI M, Badhwar V
    Avoiding coronary obstruction after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is it the skirt or what's inside that counts?
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  204. DAVID TE, David CM, Feindel CM, Manlhiot C, et al
    Reimplantation of the aortic valve at 20 years.
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  205. REPOSSINI A, Di Bacco L, Passaretti B, Grubitzsch H, et al
    Early hemodynamics and clinical outcomes of isolated aortic valve replacement with stentless or transcatheter valve in intermediate-risk patients.
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  206. TIMEK TA
    Sub or snub: Is subvalvular repair worthwhile in severe ischemic mitral regurgitation?
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  207. BANDO K
    Does type of prosthesis affect long-term outcomes after aortic valve replacement for infective endocarditis? How should we properly answer this question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 3. pii: S0022-5223(16)31437.
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    October 2016
  208. GREASON KL
    Transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve insertion: That train has sailed.
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  209. BARNHART GR, Accola KD, Grossi EA, Woo YJ, et al
    TRANSFORM (Multicenter Experience With Rapid Deployment Edwards INTUITY Valve System for Aortic Valve Replacement) US clinical trial: Performance of a rapid deployment aortic valve.
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  210. DRINKWATER DC
    Sutureless aortic valves: A game changer, or niche tool in an expanding toolbox?
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  211. BOUCHARD D, Perrault LP
    To be followed ... A comparison of minimally invasive and standard aortic valve replacement.
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  212. AD N
    Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis following surgical aortic valve replacement: Did we all miss it?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:981-2.
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    September 2016
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    Is subvalvular repair worthwhile in severe ischemic mitral regurgitation? Subanalysis of the Papillary Muscle Approximation trial.
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  214. YOUSSEFI P, Gomez A, He T, Anderson L, et al
    Patient-specific computational fluid dynamics-assessment of aortic hemodynamics in a spectrum of aortic valve pathologies.
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  215. KWAK JG, Lee CH, Choi ES, Kim SH, et al
    Corrective surgery for a patient with a giant right pulmonary artery developing 40 years after a Waterston-Cooley shunt for pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect.
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  216. MYERS PO
    Preserving the V-engine shape of the left ventricle with Melody mitral valve replacement in small children.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep 16. pii: S0022-5223(16)31120.
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  217. CRESTANELLO JA
    Intraoperative endocardial ultrasonography: Improving safety in mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)31098.
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  218. YUH DD
    Predicting recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation: Through the 3-dimensional looking glass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:860-1.
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  219. WIJDH-DEN HAMER IJ, Bouma W, Lai EK, Levack MM, et al
    The value of preoperative 3-dimensional over 2-dimensional valve analysis in predicting recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation after mitral annuloplasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:847-59.
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    August 2016
  220. ZHU J, Meza J, Kato A, Saedi A, et al
    Pulmonary flow study predicts survival in pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries.
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  221. ANSELMI A, Ruggieri VG, Lelong B, Flecher E, et al
    Mid-term durability of the trifecta bioprosthesis for aortic valve replacement.
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  222. PETERSEN J, Vettorazzi E, Winter L, Schmied W, et al
    Physical and mental recovery after conventional aortic valve surgery.
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  223. KOMEDA M
    Quick but effective surgery for functional mitral regurgitation secondary to aortic valve disease.
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  224. SAKAGUCHI T, Totsugawa T, Tamura K, Yoshitaka H, et al
    Extended neochord weaving technique for degenerative mitral valve disease.
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  225. GRUBITZSCH H, Galloni M, Falk V
    Wrinkles, folds and calcifications: Reduced durability after transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)31037.
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  226. CHAI PJ
    Evaluating the stented bovine jugular vein graft valve (Melody) for mitral valve replacement: New echocardiographic criteria to evaluate novel techniques.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)31064.
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  227. TWEDDELL JS
    Why doesn't the flow study work better for pulmonary atresia, ventricular septal defect, and major aortopulmonary collaterals?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)31065.
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  228. BUSHNAQ H, Metz D, Petrov A, Frantz S, et al
    Direct aortic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement with a fully repositionable and retrievable nonmetallic valve system.
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  229. CICEK MS
    Sinus of Valsalva aneurysms: Stabilizing the repair destabilizing the aortic valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 8. pii: S0022-5223(16)30888.
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  230. JIRITANO F, Cristodoro L, Malta E, Mastroroberto P, et al
    Thrombocytopenia after sutureless aortic valve implantation: Comparison between Intuity and Perceval bioprostheses.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 4. pii: S0022-5223(16)30874.
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  231. FURUKAWA K, Ohtsubo S, Itoh T
    Aortic root endoscopy for aortic valve-sparing operations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:638-9.
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  232. BORGER MA
    Avoiding pacemaker implantation with sutureless valves: Staying "on pace" in the era of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:636-7.
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  233. ANTUNES MJ
    Surgery for secondary tricuspid regurgitation: Rings, bands, or sutures, does it matter?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:416-7.
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  234. COUTINHO GF, Antunes MJ
    Surgery for mitral stenosis in patients with pulmonary hypertension: How far can we go?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:302-3.
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    July 2016
  235. VEKSTEIN AM, Idrees JJ, Kapadia S, Johnston DR, et al
    Open vascular plug placement to complete mitral valve seating in radiation heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul 30. pii: S0022-5223(16)30867.
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  236. REARDON MJ, Kleiman NS
    Highway to the heart or one more for the road? The continued life of direct aortic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)30854.
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  237. MILLER JD, Suri RM
    Left ventricular dysfunction after degenerative mitral valve repair: A question of better molecular targets or better surgical timing?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul 27. pii: S0022-5223(16)30829.
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  238. FISCHLEIN T, Dell'Aquila AM, Santarpino G
    Technical changes in the implant of sutureless aortic valves: The sense of being pioneers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:288.
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    June 2016
  239. REARDON MJ, Popma JJ
    Residual aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement under the echocardiographic microscope.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(16)30651.
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  240. AHMED MI, Guichard JL, Rajasekaran NS, Ahmad S, et al
    Disruption of desmin-mitochondrial architecture in patients with regurgitant mitral valves and preserved ventricular function.
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  241. STOLINSKI J, Plicner D, Grudzien G, Wasowicz M, et al
    A comparison of minimally invasive and standard aortic valve replacement.
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  242. PADALA M
    Biomaterials for heart valve replacement: Conjectures and refutations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 5. pii: S0022-5223(16)30493.
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  243. GLAUBER M, Lio A, Miceli A
    Sutureless technology for aortic valve replacement: Looking beyond crossclamp time.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1637-8.
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  244. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1625-6.
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  245. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1668-70.
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  246. SUGIMOTO M, Saiki H, Tamai A, Seki M, et al
    Ventricular fibrogenesis activity assessed by serum levels of procollagen type III N-terminal amino peptide during the staged Fontan procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1518-26.
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  247. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1647.
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    May 2016
  248. ELAPAVALURU S, Matyi M, Crouch R, Raina A, et al
    Impending cardiac herniation following robotic mitral valve repair: A case report and review of the literature.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 30. pii: S0022-5223(16)30475.
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  249. JONES BM, Tuzcu EM, Krishnaswamy A, Popovic Z, et al
    Prognostic significance of mild aortic regurgitation in predicting mortality after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)30461.
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  250. PETERSS S, Charilaou P, Dumfarth J, Li Y, et al
    Aortic valve disease with ascending aortic aneurysm: Impact of concomitant root-sparing (supracoronary) aortic replacement in nonsyndromic patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)30458.
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  251. DI MARCO L, Pacini D, Pantaleo A, Leone A, et al
    Composite valve graft implantation for the treatment of aortic valve and root disease: Results in 1045 patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)30459.
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  252. MEURIS B, Ozaki S, Neethling W, De Vleeschauwer S, et al
    Trileaflet aortic valve reconstruction with a decellularized pericardial patch in a sheep model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)30462.
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  253. STERNIK L
    Transcatheter mitral regurgitation treatment: Let's learn from surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 10. pii: S0022-5223(16)30318.
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  254. BANDO K
    A proposal for prospective late outcome analysis of decellularized aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 10. pii: S0022-5223(16)30305.
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  255. MURZI M, Cerillo AG, Gilmanov D, Concistre G, et al
    Exploring the learning curve for minimally invasive sutureless aortic valve replacement.
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  256. SHINN SH, Dayan V, Schaff HV, Dearani JA, et al
    Outcomes of ring versus suture annuloplasty for tricuspid valve repair in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 3. pii: S0022-5223(16)30276.
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  257. WILLIAMS MR, Koeckert MS, Grossi EA
    Rethinking the gold standard for correction of paravalvular leak.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1267-8.
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  258. BOUHOUT I, Mazine A, Ghoneim A, Millan X, et al
    Long-term results after surgical treatment of paravalvular leak in the aortic and mitral position.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1260-6.
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    April 2016
  259. BENFARI G, Rossetti L, Rossi A, Luciani GB, et al
    Quadricuspid mitral valve: Of clefts, scallops, and indentations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 29. pii: S0022-5223(16)30274.
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  260. TESTA L, Latib A, Montone RA, Bedogni F, et al
    Transcatheter mitral valve regurgitation treatment: State of the art and a glimpse to the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 29. pii: S0022-5223(16)30263.
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  261. ANDERSON RH
    How many leaflets in the mitral valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)30264.
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  262. CHITWOOD WR JR
    Ode to the mitral valve: "The times are a changin'".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 19. pii: S0022-5223(16)30121.
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  263. SURI RM, Minha S, Alli O, Waksman R, et al
    Learning curves for transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the PARTNER-I trial: Technical performance, success, and safety.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(16)30099.
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  264. HIRATZKA LF, Creager MA, Isselbacher EM, Svensson LG, et al
    Surgery for aortic dilatation in patients with bicuspid aortic valves: A statement of clarification from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:959-66.
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  265. MCCARTHY PM
    A new approach: Ischemic mitral regurgitation guidelines by and for surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:957-8.
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  266. KRON IL, Acker MA, Adams DH, Ailawadi G, et al
    2015 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Consensus Guidelines: Ischemic mitral valve regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:940-56.
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  267. BLOSSIER JD, Bouchard D, Michler RE, Perrault LP, et al
    Identifying patients who benefit from restrictive annuloplasty in ischemic mitral regurgitation: An elusive yet essential quest! Toward a patient-tailored approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:906-8.
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  268. BADHWAR V, Thourani VH, Ailawadi G, Mack M, et al
    Transcatheter mitral valve therapy: The event horizon.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 1. pii: S0022-5223(16)30023.
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  269. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1039-42.
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  270. IKONOMIDIS JS
    Surgery for bicuspid valve aortopathy clarified--for now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:967-8.
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  271. SAKO EY
    Will the leaking stop?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1043.
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  272. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1022-3.
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    March 2016
  273. HELDER MR, Kouchoukos NT, Zehr K, Dearani JA, et al
    Late durability of decellularized allografts for aortic valve replacement: A word of caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(16)30024.
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  274. GLEASON TG, Schindler JT, Adams DH, Reardon MJ, et al
    The risk and extent of neurologic events are equivalent for high-risk patients treated with transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00433.
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  275. DAVID TE
    Mitral valve repair: Is the cheese factory moving?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(16)00399.
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  276. PAKNIKAR R, Friedman J, Cron D, Deeb GM, et al
    Psoas muscle size as a frailty measure for open and transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:745-51.
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  277. YILDIRIM V, Ozkan G, Doganci S
    Cardioprotective effect of propofol cannot be extrapolated from the placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:891.
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  278. HALLER C, Coles JG
    The missing piece of the puzzle?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e53-4.
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  279. DECAMPLI WM
    Tetralogy of Fallot and the rubber heart model: Does the rubber meet the road?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:695-6.
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  280. TANG D, Yang C, del Nido PJ, Zuo H, et al
    Mechanical stress is associated with right ventricular response to pulmonary valve replacement in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:687-94.
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  281. MOSCA RS
    Pulmonary valve replacement after repair of tetralogy of Fallot: Evolving strategies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:623-5.
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  282. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:750-1.
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  283. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:822-3.
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  284. HIRATZKA LF, O'Keefe KL
    Mom or Dad.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:752-3.
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  285. GROCOTT HP
    Delirium after aortic replacement: A transvalvular approach is no panacea.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:823-4.
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  286. MASHARI A, Mahmood F
    Fixed versus dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction: Res ipsa loquitur.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:885-6.
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  287. MEHAFFEY JH, Kron IL
    How much is enough to warrant prophylactic tricuspid repair?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:796-7.
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  288. PICCARDO A, Blossier JD, Le Guyader A, Orsel I, et al
    Fate of aortic bioprostheses: An 18-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:754-61.
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  289. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:741-2.
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  290. DE VARENNES B, Lachapelle K, Cecere R, Szczepkowski I, et al
    North American single-center experience with a sutureless aortic bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:735-42.
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  291. GLEASON TG
    The sutureless valve redux: Innovation or hype?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:743-4.
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    February 2016
  292. SURI RM, Dearani JA, Mihaljevic T, Chitwood WR Jr, et al
    Mitral valve repair using robotic technology: Safe, effective, and durable.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(16)00292.
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  293. OGAWA T, Onoe M, Moriwaki S, Shioji K, et al
    Aortic valve replacement with a 17-mm mechanical prosthesis in octogenarian or older patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(16)00301.
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  294. YANG B, DeBenedictus C, Watt T, Farley S, et al
    The impact of concomitant pulmonary hypertension on early and late outcomes following surgery for mitral stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(16)00302.
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  295. TSAMIS A, Phillippi JA, Koch RG, Chan PG, et al
    Extracellular matrix fiber microarchitecture is region-specific in bicuspid aortic valve-associated ascending aortopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(16)00238.
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  296. RAANANI E
    Can the art of mitral valve repair become completely standardized?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00199.
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  297. PIERCE EL, Gentile J, Siefert AW, Gorman RC, et al
    Real-time recording of annuloplasty suture dehiscence reveals a potential mechanism for dehiscence cascade.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00208.
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  298. HAN J, Takeda K, Takayama H, Kurlansky PA, et al
    Durability and clinical impact of tricuspid valve procedures in patients receiving a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:520-527.
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  299. NISHIMURA RA, Schaff HV
    Septal myectomy for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A new paradigm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:303-4.
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  300. DEWEY T, Whitman G
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:585-6.
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  301. HAFT JW
    Going the distance with success: An attempted argument that less is not always more.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:528-9.
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  302. VASSILEVA CM
    Minimally invasive mitral repair: The cost is the same, but what is the price?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:389-90.
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  303. WELKE KF
    How much will the data allow us to know?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:466-7.
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    January 2016
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    Are homografts superior to conventional prosthetic valves in the setting of infective endocarditis involving the aortic valve?
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    The sutureless aortic valve at 1 year: A large multicenter cohort study.
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    A contemporary analysis of pulmonary hypertension in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery: Is this a risk factor?
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  313. WINTERS A, Forcillo J, Thourani VH
    Robotic transcatheter aortic valve replacement with magnetic resonance imaging is feasible in animal models, but is it feasible in patients?
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  315. GEISBUSCH S, Griepp RB
    Growth and rupture risk of small-to-moderate size ascending aortic aneurysms: A prospective study.
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  316. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Chiuzan C, Han J, et al
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  319. DOTY JR
    Just try the experiment.
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  320. PAL JD, Mokadam NA
    Balancing our biases.
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  321. Discussion.
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  322. Discussion.
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    December 2015
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  327. DOENST T, Schulze PC
    The "minimalist approach" for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Should we land at an airport without a fire department?
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  328. BASMADJIAN L, Basmadjian AJ, Stevens LM, Mongeon FP, et al
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  329. CONTE J
    Magnetic resonance imaging is the future of transcatheter aortic valve replacement implantation ... and always will be.
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  330. KIRKLIN JK
    Challenging homografts as the holy grail for aortic valve endocarditis.
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  331. TSAI FC, Chang GJ, Hsu YJ, Lin YM, et al
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  333. RODRIGUEZ M, Ruel M
    Enhanced freedom from prosthesis-patient mismatch with transcatheter aortic valve replacement: More to aortic regurgitation than meets the eye?
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  334. MILLER JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, et al
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  335. HONG J, Schaff HV, Ommen SR, Abel MD, et al
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  336. CASTELVECCHIO S, Parolari A, Menicanti L
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  337. ACKER MA, Dagenais F, Goldstein D, Kron IL, et al
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  338. CONRADI L, Silaschi M, Seiffert M, Lubos E, et al
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  339. CHAMBERS DJ
    "Propofol cardioplegia" and myocardial protection: What's in a name!
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  340. ROGERS CA, Bryan AJ, Nash R, Suleiman MS, et al
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  341. WILDER TJ, McCrindle BW, Phillips AB, Blackstone EH, et al
    Survival and right ventricular performance for matched children after stage-1 Norwood: Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery conduit.
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    November 2015
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  344. MILLER JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, et al
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  345. GREASON KL, Pochettino A, Sandhu GS, King KS, et al
    Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve insertion-related intraoperative morbidity: Implications of the minimalist approach.
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  346. MANIAR HS, Lindman BR, Escallier K, Avidan M, et al
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  347. FORCILLO J, Babaliaros V, Thourani VH
    A very elegant transcatheter strategy for complicated mitral valve replacement associated with severe mitral annular calcification.
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  348. JAVADIKASGARI H, Roselli EE, Gillinov AM, Suri RM, et al
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  349. ARSALAN M, Squiers JJ, Walther T
    Preimplantation valvuloplasty in transcatheter aortic valve replacement: To BAV or not to BAV?
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  350. PROTOPAPAS AD
    Elastin deficiency in Williams syndrome may explain postoperative major adverse cardiac events.
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  351. HORNIK CP, Collins RT 2nd, Jaquiss RD, Jacobs JP, et al
    Combining clinical databases with genetic studies to help advance the causation model of congenital heart disease.
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    October 2015
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    Clinical and hemodynamic influences of prophylactic tricuspid annuloplasty in mechanical mitral valve replacement.
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  353. CHAN V, Ruel M
    The many challenges of interpreting recurrent moderate mitral regurgitation after MitraClip percutaneous mitral valve repair: What does it mean?
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  354. CRESTANELLO JA
    Living longer and breathing better: Should we do transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients who have severe chronic lung disease?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)02150.
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  355. HONG JH, Schaff HV, Nishimura RA
    Fixed versus dynamic subaortic stenosis: Hemodynamics and resulting differences in Doppler echocardiography and aortic pressure contour.
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  356. ZORN GL 3RD, Little SH, Tadros P, Deeb GM, et al
    Prosthesis-patient mismatch in high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis: A randomized trial of a self-expanding prosthesis.
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  357. HENN MC, Zajarias A, Lindman BR, Greenberg JW, et al
    Preoperative pulmonary function tests predict mortality after surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  358. PRICE J, Magruder JT, Young A, Grimm JC, et al
    Long-term outcomes of aortic root operations for Marfan syndrome: A comparison of Bentall versus aortic valve-sparing procedures.
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  359. LEE R, Fukuhara S, George I, Borger MA, et al
    Mitral valve replacement with a transcatheter valve in the setting of severe mitral annular calcification.
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  360. MARUYAMA R, Yamada A, Sugiyama T, Ujihira K, et al
    Mitral valve repair for endocarditis can be performed 3 days after repair of a bleeding mycotic brain aneurysm.
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  361. GLAUBER M, Miceli A
    Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement with sutureless valve is the appropriate treatment option for high-risk patients and the "real alternative" to transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
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  362. MESTRES CA, Suri RM
    Pacemaker risk associated with prophylactic tricuspid annuloplasty: Balancing beneficence and nonmaleficence.
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  363. WOO YJ, Goldstone AB
    The contemporary evolution of mitral valve surgery.
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  364. AL-RADI OO
    Options for aortic valve replacement in children and young adults: "Okay, doctor, but which one do you think I should choose?"
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  365. SQUIERS JJ, Harrington KB, Arsalan M, DiMaio JM, et al
    Preventative medicine: The next revolution in the treatment of aortic stenosis.
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  366. SCHERNER M, Madershahian N, Ney S, Kuhr K, et al
    Focus on the surgical approach to transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Complications, outcome, and preoperative risk adjustment.
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  367. BUZZATTI N, De Bonis M, Denti P, Barili F, et al
    What is a "good" result after transcatheter mitral repair? Impact of 2+ residual mitral regurgitation.
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  368. BANDO K
    Rome was not built in a day.
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    Symptom assessment and exercise impairment in surgical decision making in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: Relationship to outcomes.
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    Septal myectomy in context: Clinical acumen and procedural expertise.
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    September 2015
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    Transaortic, video-assisted removal of a mobile left ventricular apical thrombus in a patient with aortic stenosis and severe left ventricular dysfunction.
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    High-mobility group box-1 protein induces osteogenic phenotype changes in aortic valve interstitial cells.
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  373. ETNEL JR, Elmont LC, Ertekin E, Mokhles MM, et al
    Outcome after aortic valve replacement in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
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  374. MURASHITA T, Greason KL, Suri RM, Daly RC, et al
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    Surgical aortic valve replacement outcomes in the transcatheter era.
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    Surgical aortic valve replacement in the transcatheter era: It is all about teamwork.
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  377. CHAI PJ, George I, Nazif TM, Kalfa DM, et al
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  378. LEWIS MJ, Ginns JN, Ye S, Chai P, et al
    Postoperative tricuspid regurgitation after adult congenital heart surgery is associated with adverse clinical outcomes.
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  379. FORCILLO J, Tsai LL, Thourani VH
    Will transcatheter valve-in-valve become the standard for replacing the degenerative aortic valve bioprosthesis? Hold your horses, the jury is still out.
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  380. ATLURI P, Stetson RL, Hung G, Gaffey AC, et al
    Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery is associated with equivalent cost and shorter hospital stay when compared with traditional sternotomy.
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  381. SALERNO TA, Ferreira AC
    Real world or wake-up call: Surgical aortic valve replacement versus transcutaneous aortic valve replacement.
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  382. CROUCH G, Selvanayagam JB
    Right ventricular function after aortic valve intervention: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging is the standard.
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  383. DOBSON LE, Musa TA, Greenwood JP
    Aortic valve replacement and the right ventricle-the plot thickens.
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  384. SURI RM, Schaff HV
    Changes in left ventricular volume and decline in ejection fraction after degenerative mitral valve repair: The math makes sense.
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  385. GREASON KL, Pochettino A, Sandhu GS, Mathew V, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve insertion in the nonagenarian patient.
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  386. SURI RM, Enriquez-Sarano M, Schaff HV
    Preservation of left ventricular function after degenerative mitral valve repair: Refocusing on timing, techniques, and teaching.
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  387. NISHIMORI H, Yamamoto M, Orihashi K
    Cerebral infarction occurs particularly in patients with porcelain aorta.
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  388. CRESCENZI G, Capestro F, Torracca L
    Left ventricular function after mitral surgery: Time to focus on intraoperative management?
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  389. HALLER C, Caldarone CA
    Incremental extension of a paradigm shift.
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  390. Discussion.
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  391. MCCARTHY PM
    Reality check in the minimally invasive world.
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  392. Discussion.
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  393. IMASAKA K, Tayama E, Tomita Y
    Left ventricular performance early after repair for posterior mitral leaflet prolapse: Chordal replacement versus leaflet resection.
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  394. FERRARIS VA
    Microparticles and endothelial function--A tour de force.
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  395. MALLIDI HR
    Computational fluid dynamics: Solidifying fluid concepts in left ventricular assist device therapy.
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    Computational fluid dynamic study of hemodynamic effects on aortic root blood flow of systematically varied left ventricular assist device graft anastomosis design.
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    August 2015
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    A comparison of conventional surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and sutureless valves in "real-world" patients with aortic stenosis and intermediate- to high-risk profile.
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  398. CHAN V, Mesana TG
    Functional mitral stenosis after mitral valve repair is a true anatomic problem that originates from the time of surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Aug 14. pii: S0022-5223(15)01476.
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  399. TUNUGUNTLA H, Denfield SW, McKenzie ED, Adachi I, et al
    Mitral valve replacement for inflow obstruction of left ventricular assist device in a child with restrictive cardiomyopathy.
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  400. DOWNS E, Lim S, Ragosta M, Yount K, et al
    The influence of a percutaneous mitral repair program on surgical mitral valve volume.
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  401. BEN ZEKRY S, Spiegelstein D, Sternik L, Lev I, et al
    Simple repair approach for mitral regurgitation in Barlow disease.
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  402. DAVID TE, David CM, Manhiolt C
    When is tricuspid valve annuloplasty necessary during mitral valve surgery?
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  403. MICHELENA HI, Suri RM
    Turning to the truth: Is mechanical aortic valve orientation important in transthoracic echocardiographic detection of prosthetic dysfunction and paravalvular endocarditis complications?
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  404. BOUZAS-MOSQUERA A, Alvarez-Garcia N
    Orientation of bileaflet mechanical aortic valve prostheses for optimal evaluation by transthoracic echocardiography.
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  405. KRON IL, Perrault LP, Acker MA
    We need a better way to repair ischemic mitral regurgitation.
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  406. MIHOS CG, Santana O
    Can papillary muscle interventions improve mitral valve repair durability for ischemic mitral regurgitation?
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  407. BICHELL DP
    It is still mostly about the mitral valve.
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  408. STANGER O, Tevaearai H
    On explaining the cause with the effect.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:432-4.
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  409. REPOSSINI A, Bisleri G
    Freedom SOLO: Premature failures or technical flaws during implantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:431-2.
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  410. BURKHART HM
    Pulmonary valve replacement: A sutureless, surgical alternative?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:e27-8.
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  411. KEELING B, Chen EP
    Double transcatheter valve-in-valve therapy: A viable alternative for high-risk patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:e17-8.
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  412. CHAI PJ
    The Robin Hood principle in the treatment of congenital heart disease: Taking technologic developments intended for adults and using it in kids.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:e25-6.
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  413. TOUATI G, Nader J, Levy F, Caus T, et al
    First surgical implantation of a sutureless valve in the pulmonary outflow tract.
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  414. GINDE S, Lam J, Hill GD, Cohen S, et al
    Long-term outcomes after surgical repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect.
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  415. MOYSICH A, Kerst G, Akinturk H, Schranz D, et al
    Transapical valve-in-valve implantation to treat a regurgitant mitral bioprothesis in a child with failing Fontan circulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:e23-5.
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    July 2015
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    Minimalist transcatheter aortic valve replacement: The new standard for surgeons and cardiologists using transfemoral access?
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  417. DE MEESTER C, Gerber BL, Vancraeynest D, Pouleur AC, et al
    Early surgical intervention versus watchful waiting and outcomes for asymptomatic severe aortic regurgitation.
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    Device success and 30-day clinical outcome in patients undergoing preimplant valvuloplasty in transfemoral versus omitting valvuloplasty in transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  419. GREASON KL
    Of mice and men and surgical transcatheter aortic valve insertion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jul 26. pii: S0022-5223(15)01278.
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  420. GLAUBER M, Ferrarini M, Lio A, Miceli A, et al
    Dealing with a stenotic bicuspid aortic valve: Is this still an off-label procedure for a sutureless valve?
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  421. CHAN V, Ruel M
    Leaflet resection versus leaflet preservation for repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation: Does it matter how the mitral valve is repaired?
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  422. ANTUNES MJ
    Percutaneous aortic and mitral valve implantation. Is it ready to match the results of contemporary surgical valve replacement?
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  423. SUH YJ, Chang BC, Im DJ, Kim YJ, et al
    Assessment of mitral annuloplasty ring by cardiac computed tomography: Correlation with echocardiographic parameters and comparison between two different ring types.
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  424. KURLANSKY P
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  425. SEDRAKYAN A, Isaacs A, Shuhaiber J
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  426. MICELI A
    A thorough understanding of the mitral apparatus will improve the results of mitral valve repair.
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  427. GLAUBER M, Miceli A
    Encouraging durability results for sutureless aortic valve: The new gold standard for aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:88-90.
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  428. SCHAFERS HJ
    How pathologic is the function of a bicuspid aortic valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:68-9.
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  429. LEE R
    The law of the instrument.
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  430. BLACKSTONE EH
    Of SOLOs and ensembles.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:10-1.
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  431. GLOWER DD
    Physician heal thyself.
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  434. STANGER O, Bleuel I, Gisler F, Gober V, et al
    The Freedom Solo pericardial stentless valve: Single-center experience, outcomes, and long-term durability.
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    June 2015
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    Impact of aortic annular geometry on aortic valve insufficiency: Insights from a preclinical, ex vivo, porcine model.
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  436. SZETO WY, Svensson LG, Rajeswaran J, Ehrlinger J, et al
    Appropriate patient selection or health care rationing? Lessons from surgical aortic valve replacement in the Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves I trial.
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  437. GLAUBER M, Gilmanov D, Farneti PA, Kallushi E, et al
    Right anterior minithoracotomy for aortic valve replacement: 10-year experience of a single center.
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  438. DUNCAN BF, McCarthy PM, Kruse J, Andrei AC, et al
    Paravalvular regurgitation after conventional aortic and mitral valve replacement: A benchmark for alternative approaches.
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    A porcine model for aortic valve insufficiency: If pigs could fly, they would teach surgeons to treat AI.
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    Influence of aortitis on late outcomes after repair of ascending aortic aneurysms.
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  441. AL-ATASSI T, Boodhwani M
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    Extending the limits for mitral valve replacement in low-weight infants using a stented bovine jugular vein graft.
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  444. TSAI LL, Jensen HA, Thourani VH
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  445. VAHL TP, Borger MA
    Pushing the limits or the new normal? Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in nonagenarians.
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  446. SALERNO TA, Ferreira AC
    Challenges in predicting outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement and transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Time to rethink current benchmarks?
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  447. WILDER TJ, Ziemer G, Hickey EJ, Gruber PJ, et al
    Surgical management of competing pulmonary blood flow affects survival before Fontan/Kreutzer completion in patients with tricuspid atresia type I.
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  448. MANIAR H
    Treating valvular heart disease has never been one size fits all.
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    Circulating microparticles from patients with valvular heart disease and cardiac surgery inhibit endothelium-dependent vasodilation.
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    More than one way to skin a cat.
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  455. DISESA VJ
    The potential predictive risk of not measuring a potential predictor of risk.
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  456. JAMIESON WR
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  457. PERMANYER E
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    Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis: The eyes will not see what the mind does not know.
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  459. CHEN JM
    Does chance truly favor the prepared mind?
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  460. TOOLE JM
    Squeezing into a narrow market.
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    Requiem for a good mechanical heart valve: Farewell to the Medtronic Hall valve.
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    Long-term follow-up of a patient with Uhl anomaly after biologic and mechanical circulatory support.
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    May 2015
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    Can we use an early warning system for tricuspid regurgitation?
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    April 2015
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    Geometric perturbations in multiheaded papillary tip positions associated with acute ovine ischemic mitral regurgitation.
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    Greater asymmetric wall shear stress in Sievers' type 1/L-R compared with 0/LAT bicuspid aortic valves after valve-sparing aortic root replacement.
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    Is there an outcome penalty linked to guideline-based indications for valvular surgery? Early and long-term analysis of patients with organic mitral regurgitation.
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    March 2015
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    Thrombosis following mitral and tricuspid valve-in-valve replacement.
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    February 2015
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    Adverse cardiac events in children with Williams syndrome undergoing cardiovascular surgery: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
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    January 2015
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