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    April 2017
  1. ERHUNMWUNSEE L, Gulack BC, Rushing C, Niedzwiecki D, et al
    Socioeconomic Status, Not Race, Is Associated With Reduced Survival in Esophagectomy Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30096.
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  2. TAKAMOCHI K, Imashimizu K, Fukui M, Maeyashiki T, et al
    Utility of Objective Chest Tube Management After Pulmonary Resection Using a Digital Drainage System.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30159.
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  3. LIN Y, Li Z, Li G, Zhang X, et al
    Selective En Masse Ligation of the Thoracic Duct to Prevent Chyle Leak After Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(17)30070.
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  4. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Composite Score for Evaluating Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)31476.
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  5. JEPSON BM, Mackay-Bojack S, Moller JH
    The First Cardiac Operation Using Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e339-e340.
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  6. BOUKOVALAS S, Boukovala M, Roughneen PT, Qiu S, et al
    Occult Internal Mammary Artery Neurofibromatosis: A Case for Caution in Coronary Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e309-e311.
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  7. KIM JH, Lee SH, Joo HC, Yoo KJ, et al
    Repeated Target Vessel Revascularization after Coronary Artery Bypass for In-Stent Restenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30448.
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    March 2017
  8. UZARK K, Smith C, Donohue J, Yu S, et al
    Infant Motor Skills After a Cardiac Operation: The Need for Developmental Monitoring and Care.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31890.
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  9. CURTIS M, Deng Y, Lee VV, Elayda MA, et al
    Effect of Dose and Timing of Preoperative Statins on Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 15. pii: S0003-4975(17)30016.
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  10. BROWN KL, Rogers L, Barron DJ, Tsang V, et al
    Incorporating Comorbidity Within Risk Adjustment for UK Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31826.
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  11. ROGERS L, Brown KL, Franklin RC, Ambler G, et al
    Improving Risk Adjustment for Mortality After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: The UK PRAiS2 Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31828.
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  12. PAGEL C, Jesper E, Thomas J, Blackshaw E, et al
    Understanding Children's Heart Surgery Data: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Codevelop a Website.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31821.
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  13. NARAYAN P, Kshirsagar SN, Mandal CK, Ghorai PA, et al
    Preoperative Glycosylated Hemoglobin: A Risk Factor for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31835.
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  14. MAZZEFFI M, Gammie J, Taylor B, Cardillo S, et al
    Healthcare-Associated Infections in Cardiac Surgery Patients With Prolonged Intensive Care Unit Stay.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)30013.
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  15. BRENKMAN HJ, Parry K, Noble F, van Hillegersberg R, et al
    Hiatal Hernia After Esophagectomy for Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)30071.
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  16. AL-ATASSI T, Kimmaliardjuk DM, Dagenais C, Bourke M, et al
    Should We Ablate Atrial Fibrillation During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Aortic Valve Replacement?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(16)31822.
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  17. BLINDER JJ, Thiagarajan R, Williams K, Nathan M, et al
    Duration of Mechanical Ventilation and Perioperative Care Quality After Neonatal Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(16)31818.
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  18. YAMADA T, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Oh S, Ito-Taniguchi R, et al
    Living-Donor Lung Transplantation After Bone Marrow Transplantation for Chediak-Higashi Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e281-e283.
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  19. SMITH BB, Nuttall GA, Pruthi RK, Joyce DL, et al
    A Novel Approach to Essential Thrombocythemia and Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e249-e250.
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  20. JACOBS JP, Mayer JE Jr, Mavroudis C, O'Brien SM, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:699-709.
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  21. BOLDT J, Zickmann B, Fedderson B, Herold C, et al
    Retraction Notice to "Six Different Hemofiltration Devices for Blood Conservation in Cardiac Surgery" [Ann Thorac Surg 1991;51(5):747-753].
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1042.
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  22. NEZIC D
    Comparison of Different Risk Models for Prediction of Patient Outcomes in Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1040-1041.
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  23. BALLAY N, Soder B, Smith J, Miller A, et al
    Intrabronchial Pneumonectomy for Vanishing Lung Syndrome: First Reported Case.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e277-e279.
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  24. DENLINGER CE, LeNoir B, Whelan TP, Paoletti L, et al
    Lung Donation After Death Resulting From a Stanford Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e273-e275.
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  25. THOMAS PA, Di Stefano D, Couteau C, D'Journo XB, et al
    Contraceptive Implant Embolism Into the Pulmonary Artery: Thoracoscopic Retrieval.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e271-e272.
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  26. ZHANG Y, Ma L
    Repeated Prosthetic Mitral Valve Thrombosis in Fluke Infection Induced Hypereosinophilic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e259-e260.
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  27. DUBIQUE JY, Turbendian H, Chu D
    Neovascularization of Thymoma From Left Internal Mammary Artery Bypass Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e247-e248.
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  28. BRULS S, Courtois A, Delvenne P, Hustinx R, et al
    IgG4-Related Disease Causing Rapid Evolution of a Severe Aortic Valvular Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e239-e240.
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  29. IQUILLE J, Nader J, Colpart E, Caus T, et al
    Unusual Gastrointestinal Bleeding After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e225-e226.
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  30. KILIC A, Siki MA, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, et al
    Concomitant Endografting of a Type B Aortic Dissection During Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e223-e224.
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  31. REEB J, Olland A, Pottecher J, Delabranche X, et al
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome After Pneumonectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:881-889.
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  32. FRICKE TA, Bulstra AE, Loyer BR, Weintraub RG, et al
    Outcomes of the Arterial Switch Operation in Children Less Than 2.5 Kilograms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:840-844.
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  33. BIBEVSKI S, Ruzmetov M, Fortuna RS, Turrentine MW, et al
    Performance of SynerGraft Decellularized Pulmonary Allografts Compared With Standard Cryopreserved Allografts: Results From Multiinstitutional Data.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:869-874.
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  34. VITANOVA K, Cleuziou J, Schreiber C, Gunther T, et al
    Long-Term Outcome of Patients With Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect Combined With the Tetralogy of Fallot: Staged Repair Is Not Inferior to Primary Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:876-880.
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  35. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Sciortino CM, et al
    Planned Versus Unplanned Reexplorations for Bleeding: A Comparison of Morbidity and Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:779-786.
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  36. VRANCIC JM, Piccinini F, Camporrotondo M, Espinoza JC, et al
    Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting Increases Mediastinitis: Myth or Fact?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:834-839.
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    February 2017
  37. BISCOTTI M, Gannon WD, Agerstrand C, Abrams D, et al
    Awake Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as Bridge to Lung Transplantation: A 9-Year Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31777.
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  38. KUBOTA H, Endo H, Ishii H, Tsuchiya H, et al
    Patency of Saphenous Vein Grafts Using the PAS-Port System During Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31616.
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  39. MOLEDINA DG, Isguven S, McArthur E, Thiessen-Philbrook H, et al
    Plasma Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 Is Associated With Acute Kidney Injury and Death After Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31753.
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  40. FENG J, Anderson K, Singh AK, Ehsan A, et al
    Diabetes Upregulation of Cyclooxygenase 2 Contributes to Altered Coronary Reactivity After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31710.
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  41. CHANG YS, Wang JX, Chang DW
    Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass and Stents for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31736.
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  42. TRANBAUGH RF, Schwann TA, Swistel DG, Dimitrova KR, et al
    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Using the Radial Artery, Right Internal Thoracic Artery, or Saphenous Vein as the Second Conduit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 16. pii: S0003-4975(16)31619.
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  43. POURMOGHADAM KK, Ruzmetov M, O'Brien MC, Piggott KD, et al
    Comparing del Nido and Conventional Cardioplegia in Infants and Neonates in Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)31596.
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  44. OHSUMI A, Marseu K, Slinger P, McRae K, et al
    Sevoflurane Attenuates Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in a Rat Lung Transplantation Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)31567.
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  45. THIELMANN M, Pasa S, Holst T, Wendt D, et al
    Heart-Type Fatty Acid Binding Protein and Ischemia-Modified Albumin for Detection of Myocardial Infarction After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)31551.
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  46. FERNANDEZ R, Ratliff A, Crabb D, Waites KB, et al
    Ureaplasma Transmitted From Donor Lungs Is Pathogenic After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:670-671.
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  47. BENDZSAK A, Oliveira R, Goudie E, Thiffault V, et al
    Evaluation of the Mediastinum: Differentiating Between Stations 4L, 5, and 6 Using EBUS and EUS.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e219-e221.
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  48. SERNA-GALLEGOS DR, McKenna RJ Jr
    Video-Assisted Intercostal Muscle Flaps for Bronchial Stump Coverage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e215-e217.
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  49. TSAI CL, Yang CC, Fujikawa T, Hsieh SR, et al
    Hybrid Repair of Ruptured Arch Aneurysm Without Sternotomy Through an Unusual Extraanatomic Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e209-e211.
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  50. SHAIKHREZAI K, Bartnik A, Khorsandi M, Hunter S, et al
    Lead-Sparing Tricuspid Valve Repair Damaged by Pacemaker Lead.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e207-e208.
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  51. TARMIZ A, Mgarrech I, Besbes T, Kortas C, et al
    Alien-Shaped Intracardiac Leiomyoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e201.
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  52. BLANCO M, Echevarria JR, Fernandez-Gutierrez M, Laguna G, et al
    Heart Failure for Superinfected Giant Pericardial Hydatid Cyst.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e197.
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  53. SUEYOSHI E, Nagayama H, Onizuka H, Sakamoto I, et al
    Successful Treatment of Cardiac Tamponade After a Closed-Chest Cardiac Massage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e191.
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  54. MARTIN BJ, Seaman C, Windram JD, Rebeyka IM, et al
    An Unusual Cause of Hemopericardium 22 Years After a Fontan Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e187-e189.
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  55. BARBERO C, Marchetto G, Ricci D, Rinaldi M, et al
    Temporary Neurological Dysfunction After Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Influence of Type of Perfusion and Aortic Clamping Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:691-692.
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  56. BROWN LM, Louie BE
    Robot-Assisted Total Thymectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:369-372.
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  57. VITANOVA K, Cleuziou J, Pabst von Ohain J, Burri M, et al
    Recoarctation After Norwood I Procedure for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Impact of Patch Material.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:617-621.
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  58. STERNBACH JM, Wang K, El Khoury R, Teitelbaum EN, et al
    Measuring Error Identification and Recovery Skills in Surgical Residents.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:663-669.
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  59. BRUSE JL, Cervi E, McLeod K, Biglino G, et al
    Looks Do Matter! Aortic Arch Shape After Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Palliation Correlates With Cavopulmonary Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:645-654.
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  60. PEVNI D, Medalion B, Mohr R, Ben-Gal Y, et al
    Should Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting Be Used in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:551-558.
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  61. TOVEDAL T, Lubberink M, Morell A, Estrada S, et al
    Blood Flow Quantitation by Positron Emission Tomography During Selective Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:610-616.
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  62. ALSOUFI B, McCracken C, Shashidharan S, Kogon B, et al
    Palliation Outcomes of Neonates Born With Single-Ventricle Anomalies Associated With Aortic Arch Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:637-644.
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  63. GULACK BC, Benrashid E, Jaquiss RD, Lodge AJ, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Replacement With a Trifecta Valve Is Associated With Reduced Transvalvular Gradient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:655-662.
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  64. SHEIKH SI, Hayes D Jr, Kirkby SE, Tobias JD, et al
    Age-Dependent Gender Disparities in Post Lung Transplant Survival Among Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:441-446.
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  65. ABADEER MN, Stuth EA, Kouretas PC, Ginde S, et al
    Scimitar Syndrome-Complex Surgical Revision 3 Decades After Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e183-e185.
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  66. LOUP O, Wustmann K, Martinelli MV, Schwerzmann M, et al
    Failing Systemic Right Ventricles With Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension: Candidates for Ventricular Assist Devices as Destination Therapy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e179-e181.
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  67. BRUSCHI G, Colombo P, Botta L, Nava S, et al
    Portico Sheathless Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation via Distal Axillary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e175-e177.
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  68. NOGUCHI M, Tabata M, Ito J, Nakatsuka D, et al
    Successfully Treated Nonocclusive Mesenteric Ischemia After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e171-e173.
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  69. BAUMGARTEN H, Squiers JJ, Brinkman WT, Vasquez J Jr, et al
    Endovascular Technique for Repair of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm After Coarctation Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e167-e169.
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  70. HATA H, Shiono M, Iida M, Sezai A, et al
    Autotransplantation for Threatened Cardiac Rupture After Left Ventricular Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e163-e165.
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  71. SCHREIBER C, Kirnbauer M, Hoellinger R, Seitelberger R, et al
    Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Draining Into the Left Atrium Found During Bypass Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e161-e162.
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  72. DIEZ-VILLANUEVA P, Sarraj A, Navarrete G, Salamanca J, et al
    Surgical Repair of Huge Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm After Sutureless Repair of Free Wall Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e157-e159.
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  73. WANG C, Chen H, Sun L, Mei Y, et al
    Cardiac Cavernous Hemangioma Coexisting With Pulmonary Cavernous Hemangiomas and Giant Hepatic Hemangioma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e149-e152.
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  74. PRICE JD, Anagnostopoulos C, Benvenisty A, Kothuru RK, et al
    Intracardiac Extension of Intravenous Leiomyomatosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e145-e147.
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  75. TEN DUIS K, IJpma FF
    Surgical Treatment of Snapping Scapula Syndrome Due to Malunion of Rib Fractures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e143-e144.
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  76. PARKER KL, Thistlethwaite P, Suliman AS, Reid C, et al
    Staged Repair of an Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Secondary to Delayed Methylmethacrylate Plate Migration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e139-e141.
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  77. SCRIMGEOUR LA, Grada Z, Aswad BI, Ng T, et al
    Lessons Learned From an Untreated "Benign" Thoracic Tumor.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e135-e137.
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  78. DI FRANCO A, Gaudino M, Weinsaft JW, Pun SC, et al
    "Second" Primary Cardiac Sarcoma in a Patient With Ewing Sarcoma. Always Expect The Unexpected.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e131-e133.
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  79. OSHO AA, Azzoli CJ, Pai S, Mino-Kenudson M, et al
    Successful Treatment of an Aggressive Tracheal Malignancy With Immunotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e123-e125.
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  80. BUCKLEY T, Lee J, Gipson KE, Earle J, et al
    Minocycline-Induced Hyperpigmentation Mimicking Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e121-e122.
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  81. SONODA D, Mikubo M, Shiomi K, Satoh Y, et al
    Complete Resection of Oligorecurrence of Stage I Lung Adenocarcinoma 19 Years After Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e119-e120.
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  82. TZAFOS S, Collaud S, Wilhelm M, Wieser S, et al
    Lung Volume Reduction Surgery on Extracorporeal Life Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e115-e117.
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  83. ROCCO G
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:468-469.
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  84. D'AMICO TA
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:460-461.
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  85. YANG SM, Wang ML, Hung MH, Hsu HH, et al
    Tubeless Uniportal Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection for Peripheral Lung Nodules.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:462-468.
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  86. FIORELLI A, D'Andrilli A, Vanni C, Cascone R, et al
    Iterative Surgical Treatment for Repeated Recurrences After Complete Resection of Thymic Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:422-431.
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  87. LEVACK MM, Aftab M, Roselli EE, Johnston DR, et al
    Outcomes of a Less-Invasive Approach for Proximal Aortic Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:533-540.
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  88. DOBRILOVIC N, Raman J, Fingleton JG, Maslow A, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes of External Repair as a Rescue Operation for Atrioventricular Groove Disruption.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:491-496.
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  89. HIJIYA K, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Kondo T, Motoyama H, et al
    Bronchodilator Inhalation During Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Improves Posttransplant Graft Function After Warm Ischemia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:447-453.
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  90. AL-AMERI M, Bergman P, Franco-Cereceda A, Sartipy U, et al
    Self-Reported Physical Quality of Life Before Thoracic Operations Is Associated With Long-Term Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:484-490.
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    January 2017
  91. MEHAFFEY JH, Schubert SA, Gelvin MG, Charles EJ, et al
    A New Intraoperative Protocol for Reducing Perioperative Transfusions in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31481.
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  92. UEKI C, Miyata H, Motomura N, Sakaguchi G, et al
    Previous Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Does Not Increase Adverse Events After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31477.
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  93. YOUNT KW, Yarboro LT, Narahari AK, Ghanta RK, et al
    Outcomes of Trainees Performing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Does Resident Experience Matter?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31463.
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  94. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Expert Consensus for the Resuscitation of Patients Who Arrest After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(16)31482.
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  95. KON ZN, Bittle GJ, Pasrija C, Sanchez PG, et al
    The Optimal Procedure for Retransplantation After Single Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31429.
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  96. RACCA V, Bordoni B, Castiglioni P, Modica M, et al
    Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Improves Heart Surgery Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31438.
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  97. SAMSON P, Puri V, Broderick S, Patterson GA, et al
    Adhering to Quality Measures in Esophagectomy Is Associated With Improved Survival in All Stages of Esophageal Cancer.
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    Aortoventricular Dissociation and Refractory Fungal Endocarditis Caused by a Rare Pathogen Lichtheimia: A Surgical and Medical Management Strategy.
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    Post-Plombage Retained Foreign Object Resulting in Recurrent Infections.
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  163. BATTIN MP, Edwards JH, Freedman RA
    Heart Transplantation on a Desert Island? Self-Sacrifice and Slippery Slopes.
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    Tetralogy of Fallot Repair: How I Teach It.
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    November 2016
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    Paragonimus kellicotti Presenting With Hemoptysis and a Left Upper Lobe Mass.
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    Dr Winslow's Duck: Correction of a Surgical Myth Concerning Tracheobronchial Injury.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Research.
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    Operating on Patients Who Smoke: A Survey of Thoracic Surgeons in the United States.
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    August 2016
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    Mortality Trends in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
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    Variation in Pulmonary Resection Practices Between The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Databases.
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    Propensity Matched Analysis of del Nido Cardioplegia in Adult Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Initial Experience With 100 Consecutive Patients.
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    Trends in Robotic-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts: A Study of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database, 2006 to 2012.
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    Endobronchial Ultrasound-Transbronchial Needle Aspiration for Lymphoma in Patients With Low Suspicion for Lung Cancer and Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy.
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    Azygous Vein Flap Is a Good Alternative for Bronchial Stump Reinforcement.
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    Bilateral Thoracoscopic Splanchnotomy to Alleviate Pain in Chronic Pancreatic Disease.
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    Ventricular Septal Perforation Caused by the Strut of a Mitral Valve Bioprosthesis.
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    Decreased Hemolysis and Improved Hemodynamic Performance of Synchronized Bileaflet Mechanical Valve.
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    One Hundred Planned Robotic Segmentectomies: Early Results, Technical Details, and Preferred Port Placement.
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    Surgical Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma With Cavoatrial Involvement: A Systematic Review of the Literature.
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    Extended Recipient Criteria in Lung Transplantation: Impact of Pleural Abnormalities on Primary Graft Dysfunction.
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    Preoperative Chemoradiation Therapy vs Chemotherapy in Patients Undergoing Modified En Bloc Esophagectomy for Locally Advanced Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Is Radiotherapy Beneficial?
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    Bronchoscopic Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging of the Anastomotic Perfusion After Tracheal Surgery.
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    Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Cautery-Assisted Transbronchial Forceps Biopsies: Safety and Sensitivity Relative to Transbronchial Needle Aspiration.
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    Modern Outcomes of Mechanical Circulatory Support as a Bridge to Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
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    Transvenous Implantation of a Stent Valve in Patients With Degenerated Mitral Prostheses and Native Mitral Stenosis.
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    Surgical Intervention for Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery in Children: A Long-Term Follow-Up.
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    Analysis of Outcomes Using Low-Dose and Early Administration of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in Cardiac Surgery.
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    Prospective Validation of a Novel Vasoactive-Ventilation-Renal Score as a Predictor of Outcomes After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
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    Ischemic Conditioning of the Stomach in the Prevention of Esophagogastric Anastomotic Leakage After Esophagectomy.
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  613. EYUBOGLU M, Ekinci MA, Arslan A
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  614. ITODA Y, Panthee N, Tanaka T, Ando T, et al
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  615. PUSKAS JD, Yanagawa B, Taggart DP
    Advancing the State of the Art in Surgical Coronary Revascularization.
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  616. DOWNS EA, Ailawadi G
    Invited Commentary on Grimm et al. MELD-XI Score Predicts Early Mortality in Patients After Heart Transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 2015;100:1737-43.
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  617. LOCOCO F, Rapicetta C, Carbonelli C, Paci M, et al
    Which Is the Best Surgical Resection in NSCLC Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis? Surgical and Oncological Considerations.
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  619. BRIAN E, Benhamed L, Wurtz A
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  620. SUZUKI T, Asai T
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  621. GRIMM JC, Whitman GJ
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  622. DOGANCI S, Kobuk M, Yildirim V, Kadan M, et al
    Risk Scoring System Without the Effect of Transesophageal Echocardiography Is Not Enough for Dysphagia.
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  624. EROGLU A, Aydin Y, Altuntas B
    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Is Safe and Effective in the Treatment of Pulmonary Hydatid Cyst.
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  625. WOODS RK
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  626. KORUN O
    Is Intrauterine Growth Restriction an Independent Risk Factor for Operations on Congenital Heart Conditions?
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  627. ALTUNTAS B, Aydin Y, Eroglu A
    A Good Alternative: Right-Sided Approach for the Closure of Left Bronchopleural Fistula After Pneumonectomy.
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    Is Thymomectomy Alone Appropriate for Stage I (T1N0M0) Thymoma? Results of a Propensity-Score Analysis.
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    Electroencephalography During Hemiarch Replacement With Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest.
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    Lung Transplant With Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Impact of Blood Transfusion on Rejection, Function, and Late Mortality.
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  636. HOLMES DR JR, Nishimura RA, Grover FL, Brindis RG, et al
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    Suture Annuloplasty in Aortic Valve Repair.
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    Expanding the Limits of Posterior Aortic Translocation: Biventricular Correction of Complex Transposition With Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect and Heterotaxy.
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  648. LAJEVARDI SS, Galougahi KK, Nova G, Marshman D, et al
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    A Novel Predictive Value for the Transannular Patch Enlargement in Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot.
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    Localization of Small Peripheral Pulmonary Lesion by Methylene Blue Injection With Radial Endobronchial Ultrasonography in Sublobar Resection.
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    Surgical Technique for Replacement of Centrifugal Left Ventricular Assist Device Through a Left Thoracotomy.
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    How I Teach a Valve-Sparing Root Replacement.
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  663. SANCHEZ JA, Ferdinand FD, Fann JI
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    A Randomized Controlled Trial of High-Flow Nasal Oxygen (Optiflow) as Part of an Enhanced Recovery Program After Lung Resection Surgery.
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    January 2016
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    Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
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    Use and Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Data Base.
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    Gene Therapy in Cardiac Surgery: Clinical Trials, Challenges, and Perspectives.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Composite Score for Rating Program Performance for Lobectomy for Lung Cancer.
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    Energy-Based Ligation of Pulmonary Vessels: A Six-Year Experience With Ultrasonic Shears in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy and Segmentectomy.
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    Lobectomy Versus Segmentectomy in Radiologically Pure Solid Small-Sized Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Long-Term Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetic Patients With Coronary Artery Disease on Surgical, Angioplasty, or Medical Treatment.
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  675. WANG Y, Wu B, Li J, Dong L, et al
    Impact of Aortic Insufficiency on Ascending Aortic Dilatation and Adverse Aortic Events After Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With a Bicuspid Aortic Valve.
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    Computed Tomography Helps to Plan Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement Operations.
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  677. FUZELLIER JF, Campisi S, Gerbay A, Haber B, et al
    Two Hundred Consecutive Implantations of the Sutureless 3f Enable Aortic Valve: What We Have Learned.
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    Lower Extremity Compartment Syndrome After Coronary Artery Bypass: Easy to Miss Unless Suspected.
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  679. COLON MJ, Sanjeevi S, Flores R, Reddy R, et al
    Transection of the Right Gastroepiploic Artery Does Not Exclude a Gastric Conduit in Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy.
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    History Repeats Itself: Concomitant Tricuspid Regurgitation.
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  681. SELCUK I, Kadan M, Karabacak K, Erol G, et al
    Data About Renal Dysfunction and Blood Use Should Be Detailed.
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    Initial History of Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery.
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    Still a Long Way to Go for Anterior or Extensive Chest Wall Reconstruction.
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  687. SHIOZAKI A, Fujiwara H, Konishi H, Arita T, et al
    Successful Management of a Perforated Interposed Substernal Ileocolon Caused by Right Pleural Hernia.
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    Unruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Obstructing the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract: An Uncommon Presentation in Childhood.
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    Sutureless 3f Enable Valve Implantation in a Failing Bio-Bentall Conduit.
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    Creative Use of Contralateral Combined Myocutaneous Free Flap for Empyema Cavity.
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    Women in Thoracic Surgery: 30 Years of History.
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    Placement of Neochords in Mitral Valve Repair: Enhanced Exposure of the Papillary Muscles Using a Standard Valve Sizer.
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  798. CHIANG IH, Chen SG, Wang CH
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  817. CHENG K, Rehman SM, Taggart DP
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    A Simple, Effective, and Inexpensive Technique for Exposure of Papillary Muscles in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair: Wakka Technique.
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  897. SPILIOPOULOS S, Dimitriou AM, Guersoy D, Koerfer R, et al
    Expanding Applicability of Total Artificial Heart Therapy: The 50-cc SynCardia Total Artificial Heart.
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  901. CAO C, Tian DH, Wolfenden H, Ozdirik JE, et al
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  907. FUJIWARA H, Shiozaki A, Konishi H, Kosuga T, et al
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  909. SCHROETER T, Lurz P, Kiefer P, Wehbe M, et al
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  910. CUTTONE F, Lacour-Gayet F, Saeed I, Rosendahl U, et al
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  918. FULLERTON DA
    50th Anniversary Landmark Commentary on Adkins PC, Orthner HF. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Manpower Survey for 1976: a summary. Ann Thorac Surg 1979;28:407-12.
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    50th Anniversary Landmark Commentary on Carpentier A, Relland J, Deloche A, et al. Conservative management of the prolapsed mitral valve. Ann Thorac Surg 1978;26:294-302.
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  920. DARK JH
    50th Anniversary Perspective on Volume 1: Trummer MJ. Experimental Transplantation of the Lung. Ann Thorac Surg 1965;1:203-19.
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  921. KOROTCOVA L, Kumar S, Agematsu K, Morton PD, et al
    Prolonged White Matter Inflammation After Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Circulatory Arrest in a Juvenile Porcine Model.
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  922. ARABKHANI B, Mookhoek A, Di Centa I, Lansac E, et al
    Reported Outcome After Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement for Aortic Root Aneurysm: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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  923. DEL NIDO PJ
    Surgical Innovation: Lessons From the Pragmatic Philosophical School.
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  924. MERY CM, Guzman-Pruneda FA, Trost JG Jr, McLaughlin E, et al
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  925. BAVARIA JE, Brinkman WT, Hughes GC, Khoynezhad A, et al
    Outcomes of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection: Results From the Valiant United States Investigational Device Exemption Study.
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  926. LIBERMAN M, Khereba M, Nasir B, Goudie E, et al
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  929. ZHOU H, Tapias LF, Gaissert HA, Muniappan A, et al
    Lymph Node Assessment and Impact on Survival in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy or Segmentectomy.
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  930. LEUZZI G, Rea F, Spaggiari L, Marulli G, et al
    Prognostic Score of Long-Term Survival After Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A Multicenter Analysis.
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  931. HIBINO N, Cismowski MJ, Lilly B, McConnell PI, et al
    Potential Molecular Mechanism of Retrograde Aortic Arch Stenosis in the Hybrid Approach to Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
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  932. WENDT D, Al-Rashid F, Kahlert P, Eissmann M, et al
    Low Incidence of Paravalvular Leakage With the Balloon-Expandable Sapien 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve.
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  933. WAKEAM E, Hyder JA, Lipsitz SR, Darling GE, et al
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  934. SCHWANN TA, Al-Shaar L, Tranbaugh RF, Dimitrova KR, et al
    Multi Versus Single Arterial Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery Across the Ejection Fraction Spectrum.
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  935. TREHAN K, Zhou X, Yang SC
    Is Medical Student Interest in Cardiothoracic Surgery Maintained After Receiving Scholarship Awards?
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    August 2015
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    Marginal Donor Use in Patients Undergoing Heart Transplantation With Left Ventricular Assist Device Explantation.
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  937. DE BONIS M, Lapenna E, Pozzoli A, Nisi T, et al
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  938. SAMSON P, Patel A, Robinson CG, Morgensztern D, et al
    The Role of Surgical Resection in Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Decision and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.
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  939. MARRON MC, Lora D, Gamez P, Rivas JJ, et al
    Agreement Between Computed Tomography and Pathologic Nodule Counts in Colorectal Lung Metastases.
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  940. LUI C, Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Dungan SP, et al
    The Effect of Institutional Volume on Complications and Their Impact on Mortality After Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
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  941. FARJAH F, Wood DE, Zadworny ME, Rusch VW, et al
    Resected Lung Cancer Patients Who Would and Would Not Have Met Screening Criteria.
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  942. MURPHY DA, Moss E, Binongo J, Miller JS, et al
    The Expanding Role of Endoscopic Robotics in Mitral Valve Surgery: 1,257 Consecutive Procedures.
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  943. BOTT MJ, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Colditz GA, et al
    Pathologic Upstaging in Patients Undergoing Resection for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Are There Modifiable Predictors?
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  944. TAKAGI H, Umemoto T
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  945. ANTONOFF MB, Hofstetter WL, Correa AM, Bell JM, et al
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    Barlow's Mitral Valve Disease: A Comparison of Neochordal (Loop) and Edge-To-Edge (Alfieri) Minimally Invasive Repair Techniques.
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    July 2015
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    Influence of Morphology and Initial Surgical Strategy on Survival of Infants With Tricuspid Atresia.
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    Changes in Risk Profile Over Time in the Population of a Pediatric Heart Transplant Program.
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  950. DEJA MA, Zak A, Malinowski M, Pysz P, et al
    Restrictive Mitral Annuloplasty Does Not Limit Exercise Capacity.
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  951. ON YK, Park KM, Jeong DS, Park PW, et al
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  952. KOPJAR T, Petricevic M, Gasparovic H, Svetina L, et al
    Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Is Associated with High On-Aspirin Platelet Reactivity.
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  953. HENN MC, Lawrance CP, Sinn LA, Miller JR, et al
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  954. WALKER BL, Williamson C, Regis SM, McKee AB, et al
    Surgical Outcomes in a Large, Clinical, Low-Dose Computed Tomographic Lung Cancer Screening Program.
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  955. MAURIZI G, D'Andrilli A, Ciccone AM, Ibrahim M, et al
    Margin Distance Does Not Influence Recurrence and Survival After Wedge Resection for Lung Cancer.
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  956. GALETTA D, Borri A, Gasparri R, Petrella F, et al
    Surgical Techniques and Long-Term Results of Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction in Patients With Lung Cancer.
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  957. BYUN CS, Lee S, Kim DJ, Lee JG, et al
    Analysis of Unexpected Conversion to Thoracotomy During Thoracoscopic Lobectomy in Lung Cancer.
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  958. TONG MZ, Smedira NG, Soltesz EG, Starling RC, et al
    Outcomes of Heart Transplant After Left Ventricular Assist Device Specific and Related Infection.
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  959. BOUMA W, Aoki C, Vergnat M, Pouch AM, et al
    Saddle-Shaped Annuloplasty Improves Leaflet Coaptation in Repair for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation.
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  960. CASSELMAN F, Aramendi J, Bentala M, Candolfi P, et al
    Endoaortic Clamping Does Not Increase the Risk of Stroke in Minimal Access Mitral Valve Surgery: A Multicenter Experience.
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    June 2015
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    Long-Term Outcomes of the Maze Procedure Combined With Mitral Valve Repair: Risk of Thromboembolism Without Anticoagulation Therapy.
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