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    February 2017
  1. BOZINOVSKI J
    Measuring and mitigating stroke in transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Long roads to the easy answers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)30217.
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  2. MIYAHARA S, Oka T, Takahashi H, Inoue T, et al
    Feasibility of intraoperative water testing in aortic valve repair: Direct visualization from left ventricle with a videoscope.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(17)30193.
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  3. SHAN Y, Li J, Wang Y, Wu B, et al
    Aortic shear stress in patients with bicuspid aortic valve with stenosis and insufficiency.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(17)30191.
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  4. ROUBERTIE F, Seguela PE, Jalal Z, Iriart X, et al
    Tricuspid valve repair and pulmonary valve replacement in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(17)30196.
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  5. AZADANI AN, Reardon M, Simonato M, Aldea G, et al
    Effect of transcatheter aortic valve size and position on valve-in-valve hemodynamics: An in vitro study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(17)30189.
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  6. NOMURA K, Yamagishi M, Yamamoto Y, Ko Y, et al
    Half-turned truncal switch operation for single coronary in a patient with transposition of the great artery and pulmonary stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)30186.
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  7. MOSQUERA VX, Bouzas-Mosquera A, Gonzalez-Barbeito M, Bautista-Hernandez V, et al
    Indexed left atrial size predicts all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in patients undergoing aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)30205.
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  8. TATUM JM, Bowdish ME, Mack WJ, Quinn AM, et al
    Outcomes after mitral valve repair: A single-center 16-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)30185.
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  9. DAVID TE, David CM, Fan CS, Manlhiot C, et al
    Tricuspid regurgitation is uncommon after mitral valve repair for degenerative diseases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(17)30164.
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  10. DI MAURO M, Weltert LP, Prapas S, Calafiore AM, et al
    Finite element analysis for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: More than a seer reading the future!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)30138.
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  11. CICEK MS
    Altered hemodynamics in bicuspid aortic valve disease: Leaning more toward nurture!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 3. pii: S0022-5223(17)30133.
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  12. TRETTER JT, Redington AN
    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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 3. pii: S0022-5223(17)30135.
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  13. ANTUNES MJ
    Early failure of transcatheter aortic valves: A timely warning!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 3. pii: S0022-5223(17)30143.
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  14. SCHAFERS HJ
    Aortic annuloplasty: The panacea of valve-preserving aortic replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 3. pii: S0022-5223(17)30142.
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  15. VRICELLA LA, Ravekes WA, Arbustini E, Jaquiss RD, et al
    Simplified mitral valve repair in pediatric patients with connective tissue disorders.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;153:399-403.
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  16. KIRKLIN JK
    Aortic valve homografts: Experiential atrophy spawns evolution of standards.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;153:281-282.
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  17. HUSSAIN ST, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB
    Challenging allograft use for aortic valve infective endocarditis: Is it the allograft or the surgeon?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;153:280-281.
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  18. STOCK S, Scharfschwerdt M, Meyer-Saraei R, Richardt D, et al
    In vitro coronary flow after transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation: A comparison of 2 valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;153:255-263.
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    January 2017
  19. JAVADIKASGARI H, Roselli EE, Aftab M, Suri RM, et al
    Combined aortic root replacement and mitral valve surgery: The quest to preserve both valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(17)30122.
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  20. KRON IL, LaPar DJ, Acker MA, Adams DH, et al
    2016 update to The American Association for Thoracic Surgery consensus guidelines: Ischemic mitral valve regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jan 17. pii: S0022-5223(17)30031.
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  21. LANSAC E, Di Centa I, Sleilaty G, Lejeune S, et al
    Remodeling root repair with an external aortic ring annuloplasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(17)30015.
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  22. SCHNEIDER U, Feldner SK, Hofmann C, Schope J, et al
    Two decades of experience with root remodeling and valve repair for bicuspid aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jan 10. pii: S0022-5223(17)30014.
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  23. DECAMPLI WM
    Ascending aortopathy with bicuspid aortic valve: More, but not enough, evidence for the hemodynamic theory.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;153:6-7.
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  24. BALSAM LB, DeAnda A Jr
    The Mitroflow aortic valve: A past, present, and future illuminated.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;153:40-42.
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  25. BOUCHARD D, Perrault LP, Kron IL, Hung JW, et al
    Predicting recurrent mitral regurgitation after mitral valve repair: A difficult endeavor and a necessity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;153:145-146.
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  26. WANG S, Tang B
    The putative mechanism of recurrent valve regurgitation after valve repair in ischemic mitral valve regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;153:143-144.
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    December 2016
  27. XUAN Y, Krishnan K, Ye J, Dvir D, et al
    Stent and leaflet stresses in a 26-mm first-generation balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 23. pii: S0022-5223(16)31806.
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  28. ALRESHIDAN M, Shahmansouri N, Chung J, Lash V, et al
    Obtaining the biomechanical behavior of ascending aortic aneurysm via the use of novel speckle tracking echocardiography.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 20. pii: S0022-5223(16)31680.
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  29. LANCASTER TS, Kar J, Cupps BP, Henn MC, et al
    Topographic mapping of left ventricular regional contractile injury in ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(16)31679.
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  30. ELEFTERIADES JA, Peterss S, Nezami N, Gluck G, et al
    V-shape noncoronary sinus remodeling in ascending aortic aneurysm and aortic root ectasia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(16)31685.
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  31. JARRETT CM
    Permanent pacemaker insertion following transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Not infrequent, not benign, and becoming predictable.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(16)31799.
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  32. CHU MW, Bagur R, Losenno KL, Jones PM, et al
    Early clinical outcomes of a novel self-expanding transapical transcatheter aortic valve bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 15. pii: S0022-5223(16)31678.
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  33. SUMMERS MR, Cremer PC, Jaber WA
    Three mechanisms of early failure of transcatheter aortic valves: Valve thrombosis, cusp rupture, and accelerated calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 14. pii: S0022-5223(16)31676.
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  34. ROUGHNEEN PT, Al-Dossari G, DeAnda A Jr
    Stargazing or scientific yardstick? The future of speckle tracking echocardiography in the management of ascending aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 8. pii: S0022-5223(16)31645.
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  35. MESTRES CA, Suri R
    Preventive tricuspid annuloplasty: When benefit justifies the risk. What else?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1641-1642.
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  36. JOUAN J
    Preventive tricuspid annuloplasty: When the benefit justifies the risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1640-1641.
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  37. PIERCE EL, Gorman RC, Gorman JH 3rd, Yoganathan AP, et al
    Mitral annuloplasty ring suture dehiscence: In search of more robust techniques.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1640.
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  38. SPRATT JR, Spratt JA, Lawrie GM
    Mitral annuloplasty ring dehiscence: Optimal force distribution with flexible rings.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1639.
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  39. SHRESTHA M
    Aortic valve replacement via right anterior thoracotomy with sutureless valves: The way to go!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1547-1548.
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    November 2016
  40. AL-AZZAM F, Greason KL, Krittanawong C, Williamson EE, et al
    The influence of native aortic valve calcium and transcatheter valve oversize on the need for pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve insertion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 29. pii: S0022-5223(16)31633.
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  41. SWINGEN C, Hocum Stone L, Kelly RF
    Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for ischemic mitral regurgitation: A guide through complex surgical terrain.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 24. pii: S0022-5223(16)31636.
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  42. ALKHOULI M, Badhwar V
    Avoiding coronary obstruction after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is it the skirt or what's inside that counts?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 21. pii: S0022-5223(16)31628.
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  43. DAVID TE, David CM, Feindel CM, Manlhiot C, et al
    Reimplantation of the aortic valve at 20 years.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 16. pii: S0022-5223(16)31489.
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  44. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 16. pii: S0022-5223(16)31494.
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  45. TIMEK TA
    Sub or snub: Is subvalvular repair worthwhile in severe ischemic mitral regurgitation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(16)31469.
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  46. 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
  47. GREASON KL
    Transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve insertion: That train has sailed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Oct 24. pii: S0022-5223(16)31412.
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  48. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(16)31292.
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  49. DRINKWATER DC
    Sutureless aortic valves: A game changer, or niche tool in an expanding toolbox?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Oct 14. pii: S0022-5223(16)31291.
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  50. BOUCHARD D, Perrault LP
    To be followed ... A comparison of minimally invasive and standard aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1040.
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  51. 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
  52. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C, Nenna A, Lusini M, et al
    Is subvalvular repair worthwhile in severe ischemic mitral regurgitation? Subanalysis of the Papillary Muscle Approximation trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(16)31168.
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  53. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(16)31158.
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  54. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)31144.
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  55. 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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  56. 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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  57. 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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  58. 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
  59. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 31. pii: S0022-5223(16)31070.
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  60. ANSELMI A, Ruggieri VG, Lelong B, Flecher E, et al
    Mid-term durability of the trifecta bioprosthesis for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 30. pii: S0022-5223(16)31067.
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  61. PETERSEN J, Vettorazzi E, Winter L, Schmied W, et al
    Physical and mental recovery after conventional aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 30. pii: S0022-5223(16)31031.
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  62. KOMEDA M
    Quick but effective surgery for functional mitral regurgitation secondary to aortic valve disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)31034.
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  63. SAKAGUCHI T, Totsugawa T, Tamura K, Yoshitaka H, et al
    Extended neochord weaving technique for degenerative mitral valve disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)31036.
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  64. 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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  65. 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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  66. 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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  67. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)30912.
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  68. 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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  69. 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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  70. 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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  71. 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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  72. 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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  73. 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
  74. 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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  75. 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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  76. 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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  77. 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
  78. 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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  79. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 25. pii: S0022-5223(16)30647.
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  80. STOLINSKI J, Plicner D, Grudzien G, Wasowicz M, et al
    A comparison of minimally invasive and standard aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)30570.
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  81. 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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  82. 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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  83. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1625-6.
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  84. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1668-70.
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  85. 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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  86. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1647.
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    May 2016
  87. 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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  88. 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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  89. 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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  90. 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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  91. 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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  92. 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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  93. 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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  94. MURZI M, Cerillo AG, Gilmanov D, Concistre G, et al
    Exploring the learning curve for minimally invasive sutureless aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 10. pii: S0022-5223(16)30315.
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  95. 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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  96. 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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  97. 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
  98. 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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  99. 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.
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  100. 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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  101. CHITWOOD WR JR
    Ode to the mitral valve: "The times are a changin'".
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  102. 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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  103. 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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  104. 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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  105. 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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  106. 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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  107. 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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  108. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1039-42.
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  109. IKONOMIDIS JS
    Surgery for bicuspid valve aortopathy clarified--for now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:967-8.
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  110. SAKO EY
    Will the leaking stop?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1043.
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  111. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1022-3.
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    March 2016
  112. 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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  113. 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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  114. 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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  115. 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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  116. 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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  117. HALLER C, Coles JG
    The missing piece of the puzzle?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e53-4.
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  118. 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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  119. 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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  120. 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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  121. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:750-1.
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  122. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:822-3.
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  123. HIRATZKA LF, O'Keefe KL
    Mom or Dad.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:752-3.
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  124. GROCOTT HP
    Delirium after aortic replacement: A transvalvular approach is no panacea.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:823-4.
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  125. 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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  126. 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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  127. 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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  128. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:741-2.
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  129. 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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  130. GLEASON TG
    The sutureless valve redux: Innovation or hype?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:743-4.
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    February 2016
  131. 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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  132. 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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  133. 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.
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  134. 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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  135. 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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  136. 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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  137. 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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  138. 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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  139. DEWEY T, Whitman G
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:585-6.
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  140. 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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  141. 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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  142. 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
  143. KIM JB, Ejiofor JI, Yammine M, Camuso JM, et al
    Are homografts superior to conventional prosthetic valves in the setting of infective endocarditis involving the aortic valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(16)00171.
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  144. FISCHLEIN T, Meuris B, Hakim-Meibodi K, Misfeld M, et al
    The sutureless aortic valve at 1 year: A large multicenter cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)00174.
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  145. ENTER DH, Zaki A, Duncan BF, Kruse J, et al
    A contemporary analysis of pulmonary hypertension in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery: Is this a risk factor?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)00173.
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  146. ANYANWU AC, Itagaki S, Chikwe J, El-Eshmawi A, et al
    A complexity scoring system for degenerative mitral valve repair.
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  147. WAHLERS TC, Haverich A, Borger MA, Shrestha M, et al
    Early outcomes after isolated aortic valve replacement with rapid deployment aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(16)00042.
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  148. MELBY SJ
    Searching for minimally invasive aortic valve surgery that can compete with a transcatheter approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 14. pii: S0022-5223(16)00031.
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  149. FORCILLO J, Bouchard D, Nguyen A, Perrault L, et al
    Perioperative outcomes with sutureless versus stented biological aortic valves in elderly persons.
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  150. D'ONOFRIO A, Salizzoni S, Rubino AS, Besola L, et al
    The rise of new technologies for aortic valve stenosis: A comparison of sutureless and transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
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  151. STERNIK L
    Warfarin or aspirin after mitral valve repair: Why work harder?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(16)00005.
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  152. 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?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(16)00010.
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  153. PAPARELLA D, Di Mauro M, Worms KB, Bolotin G, et al
    Antiplatelet versus oral anticoagulant therapy as antithrombotic prophylaxis after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 5. pii: S0022-5223(15)02530.
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  154. GEISBUSCH S, Griepp RB
    Growth and rupture risk of small-to-moderate size ascending aortic aneurysms: A prospective study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:278-9.
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  155. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Chiuzan C, Han J, et al
    Concomitant aortic valve repair with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices: Results and implications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:201-210.
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  156. BERNAL JM, Mestres CA
    Mitral valve gradient after repair of degenerative regurgitation with restrictive annuloplasty: A conundrum of knowledge.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:110-1.
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  157. JOUAN J, Mele A, Florens E, Chatellier G, et al
    Conduction disorders after tricuspid annuloplasty with mitral valve surgery: Implications for earlier tricuspid intervention.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:99-103.
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  158. DOTY JR
    Just try the experiment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e3-4.
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  159. PAL JD, Mokadam NA
    Balancing our biases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:211-2.
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  160. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:210.
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  161. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:95-6.
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  162. JAQUISS RD
    Ventricular assistant in restrictive cardiomyopathy: Making the right connection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e15-6.
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  163. DE PAULIS R, Chirichilli I, Scaffa R, Weltert L, et al
    Long-term results of the valve reimplantation technique using a graft with sinuses.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:112-9.
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    December 2015
  164. TIMEK TA
    Son of SAM: Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction with coexistent mitral stenosis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 22. pii: S0022-5223(15)02527.
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  165. MASRI A, Kalahasti V, Alkharabsheh S, Svensson LG, et al
    Characteristics and long-term outcomes of contemporary patients with bicuspid aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(15)02513.
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  166. DOENST T, Schulze PC
    The "minimalist approach" for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Should we land at an airport without a fire department?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 15. pii: S0022-5223(15)02394.
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  167. BASMADJIAN L, Basmadjian AJ, Stevens LM, Mongeon FP, et al
    Early results of extra-aortic annuloplasty ring implantation on aortic annular dimensions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02402.
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  168. CONTE J
    Magnetic resonance imaging is the future of transcatheter aortic valve replacement implantation ... and always will be.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02379.
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  169. KIRKLIN JK
    Challenging homografts as the holy grail for aortic valve endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02392.
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  170. TSAI FC, Chang GJ, Hsu YJ, Lin YM, et al
    Proinflammatory gene expression in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery and maze ablation for atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02378.
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  171. SCHUBERT SA, Yarboro LT, Madala S, Ayunipudi K, et al
    Natural history of coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement.
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  172. RODRIGUEZ M, Ruel M
    Enhanced freedom from prosthesis-patient mismatch with transcatheter aortic valve replacement: More to aortic regurgitation than meets the eye?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 10. pii: S0022-5223(15)02357.
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  173. MILLER JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, et al
    Robot-assisted real-time magnetic resonance image-guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  174. HONG J, Schaff HV, Ommen SR, Abel MD, et al
    Mitral stenosis and hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: An unusual combination.
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  175. CASTELVECCHIO S, Parolari A, Menicanti L
    Ischemic mitral regurgitation: Repair the valve, reshape the ventricle, or both?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1666.
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  176. ACKER MA, Dagenais F, Goldstein D, Kron IL, et al
    Severe ischemic mitral regurgitation: Repair or replace?
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  177. CONRADI L, Silaschi M, Seiffert M, Lubos E, et al
    Transcatheter valve-in-valve therapy using 6 different devices in 4 anatomic positions: Clinical outcomes and technical considerations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1557-65.
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  178. CHAMBERS DJ
    "Propofol cardioplegia" and myocardial protection: What's in a name!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1620-1.
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  179. ROGERS CA, Bryan AJ, Nash R, Suleiman MS, et al
    Propofol cardioplegia: A single-center, placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial.
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  180. 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
  181. EVIN M, Guivier-Curien C, Rieu R, Rodes-Cabau J, et al
    Mitral valve-in-valve hemodynamic performance: An in vitro study.
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  182. STEFFEN V, Marsch G, Burgwitz K, Kuehn C, et al
    Resistance to infection of long-term cryopreserved human aortic valve allografts.
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  183. MILLER JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, et al
    Real-time magnetic resonance imaging-guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  184. 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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  185. MANIAR HS, Lindman BR, Escallier K, Avidan M, et al
    Delirium after surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement is associated with increased mortality.
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  186. FORCILLO J, Babaliaros V, Thourani VH
    A very elegant transcatheter strategy for complicated mitral valve replacement associated with severe mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 10. pii: S0022-5223(15)02213.
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  187. JAVADIKASGARI H, Roselli EE, Gillinov AM, Suri RM, et al
    Durability of internally stented pericardial aortic valves: Prosthesis size matters.
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  188. ARSALAN M, Squiers JJ, Walther T
    Preimplantation valvuloplasty in transcatheter aortic valve replacement: To BAV or not to BAV?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1118-9.
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  189. PROTOPAPAS AD
    Elastin deficiency in Williams syndrome may explain postoperative major adverse cardiac events.
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  190. 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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  192. 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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  193. 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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  194. 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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  195. 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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  196. 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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  197. 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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  198. 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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  199. 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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  200. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 19. pii: S0022-5223(15)01987.
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  201. MESTRES CA, Suri RM
    Pacemaker risk associated with prophylactic tricuspid annuloplasty: Balancing beneficence and nonmaleficence.
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  202. WOO YJ, Goldstone AB
    The contemporary evolution of mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(15)01958.
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  203. 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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  204. 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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    Focus on the surgical approach to transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Complications, outcome, and preoperative risk adjustment.
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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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    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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  220. SALERNO TA, Ferreira AC
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  221. CROUCH G, Selvanayagam JB
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  225. SURI RM, Enriquez-Sarano M, Schaff HV
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  226. NISHIMORI H, Yamamoto M, Orihashi K
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  229. Discussion.
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  230. MCCARTHY PM
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  231. Discussion.
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    Functional mitral stenosis after mitral valve repair is a true anatomic problem that originates from the time of surgery.
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  242. MICHELENA HI, Suri RM
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    July 2015
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  260. CHAN V, Ruel M
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  315. GREASON KL
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  316. PREVENTZA O, Coselli JS
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  320. MICHLER RE
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  321. WILBRING M, Kappert U, Matschke K
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    March 2015
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    Better seeing is more believing: Angioscopy in aortic valve repair.
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  325. BADHWAR V, Ikonomidis JS, Jacobs JP
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  331. BADHWAR V, Jacobs JP
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  334. CHIKWE J, Adams DH
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  335. NGUYEN TC, George I
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  343. HORNIK CP, Collins RT 2nd, Jaquiss RD, Jacobs JP, et al
    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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  346. TSAGAKIS K, Benedik J, El Khoury G, Jakob H, et al
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  353. DAVID TE
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    January 2015
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  359. FEINDEL CM
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  367. DRINKWATER DC JR
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  368. MILLER DC
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  372. SCHAFF HV
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  376. KAJI S, Kim K, Furukawa Y
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  382. ARORA RC
    To give or not to give? Are we ready to use noninvasive monitors to guide fluid management in cardiothoracic surgical patients?
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  383. DAMIANO RJ JR
    Why do most patients with atrial fibrillation referred for other cardiac surgery not receive concomitant ablation? A plea for a more aggressive surgical approach.
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    November 2014
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    Two surgical techniques for transaortic transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is there a preferred technique?
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  399. GREASON KL
    Valve-sparing root reimplantation and bicuspid aortic valve repair: Optimism and realism.
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  401. HORVATH KA, Mazilu D, Cai J, Kindzelski B, et al
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    Successful surgical treatment of rare Aspergillus terreus prosthetic valve endocarditis complicated by intracranial and mesenteric artery mycotic aneurysms.
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    October 2014
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