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    June 2017
  1. SEBASTIAN R, Winch PD, Naguib A, Tobias JD, et al
    Reintubation After Early Tracheal Extubation in Congenital Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:2025-2026.
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  2. CERIT L
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Very Low Ejection Fraction: Misfortune or Chance.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:2024.
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  3. KIM JH, Choi JB, Kuh JH
    Eight-Stitch Side-to-Side Anastomosis for Sequential Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:2020.
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  4. SHAPIRA OM, Blumenfeld O, Bolotin G, Grover FL, et al
    International Participation in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: From Institutional to National.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1683-1686.
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    May 2017
  5. SAVALE L, Le Pavec J, Mercier O, Mussot S, et al
    Impact of High-Priority Allocation on Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation for Pulmonary Hypertension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(17)30296.
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  6. WEIJS TJ, Ruurda JP, Broekhuizen ME, Bracco Gartner TCL, et al
    Outcome of a Step-Up Treatment Strategy for Chyle Leakage After Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)30255.
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  7. KAKAJIWALA A, Kim JY, Hughes JZ, Costarino A, et al
    Lack of Furosemide Responsiveness Predicts Acute Kidney Injury in Infants After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)30427.
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  8. BAUMANN B, Byers S, Wasserman-Wincko T, Smith L, et al
    Postoperative Swallowing Assessment After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 5. pii: S0003-4975(17)30194.
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  9. TANAKA Y, Kitamura T, Miyata Y, Miyaji K, et al
    Mitral Valve Necrosis After Cardiac Surgery Using Gelatin-Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Glue.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e435-e436.
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  10. YAMAMOTO Y, Iino K, Ueda H, No H, et al
    Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in a Patient With Polyarteritis Nodosa.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e431-e433.
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  11. YEO HJ, Cho WH, Kim D, Jeon D, et al
    Successful Single-Lung Transplantation in a Patient With a Lung Destroyed by Tuberculosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e397-e399.
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    April 2017
  12. GERRAH R, Haller SJ, George I
    Mechanical Concepts Applied in Congenital Heart Disease and Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30178.
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  13. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Lee SR, et al
    Renal Failure After Cardiac Operations: Not All Acute Kidney Injury Is the Same.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 20. pii: S0003-4975(17)30057.
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  14. SUOMINEN PK, Keski-Nisula J, Ojala T, Rautiainen P, et al
    Stress-Dose Corticosteroid Versus Placebo in Neonatal Cardiac Operations: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 20. pii: S0003-4975(17)30248.
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  15. HAN SS, Kim DK, Kim S, Chin HJ, et al
    C-Reactive Protein Predicts Acute Kidney Injury and Death After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30187.
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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. MORADIELLOS J, Amor S, Cordoba M, Rocco G, et al
    Functional Chest Wall Reconstruction With a Biomechanical Three-Dimensionally Printed Implant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e389-e391.
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  24. WILSON JL, Whyte RI, Gangadharan SP, Kent MS, et al
    Teamwork and Communication Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1049-1054.
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  25. HALL DJ, Belli EV, Gregg JA, Salgado JC, et al
    Two Decades of Lung Retransplantation: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1076-1083.
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  26. JIWANGGA D, Cho S, Kim K, Jheon S, et al
    Recurrence Pattern of Pathologic Stage I Lung Adenocarcinoma With Visceral Pleural Invasion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1126-1131.
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  27. DICKINSON KJ, Taswell JB, Allen MS, Blackmon SH, et al
    Unplanned Readmission After Lung Resection: Complete Follow-Up in a 1-Year Cohort With Identification of Associated Risk Factors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1084-1091.
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  28. MAGEE MJ, Herbert MA, Tumey L, Prince SL, et al
    Establishing a Dedicated General Thoracic Surgery Subspecialty Program Improves Lung Cancer Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1063-1069.
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  29. METIN SK, Meydan B, Evman S, Dogruyol T, et al
    The Effect of Pregabalin and Methylcobalamin Combination on the Chronic Postthoracotomy Pain Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1109-1113.
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  30. CARONIA FP, Fiorelli A, Santini M, Lo Monte AI, et al
    Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Resection of a Giant Midesophageal Diverticulum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e365-e367.
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  31. GUIBERT N, Moreno B, Plat G, Didier A, et al
    Stenting of Complex Malignant Central-Airway Obstruction Guided by a Three-Dimensional Printed Model Of The Airways.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e357-e359.
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  32. GONZALEZ-LOPEZ MT, Perez-Caballero-Martinez R, Pita-Fernandez AM, Gil-Jaurena JM, et al
    Pediatric Heart Transplantation With Lecompte Maneuver Owing to Extremely Oversized Donor Allograft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e345-e347.
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  33. BLITZER D, Yedlicka G, Manghelli J, Dentel J, et al
    Twin-to-Twin Heart Transplantation: A Unique Event With a 25-Year Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e341-e342.
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  34. SASSA T, Okamoto K, Tazume H, Noguchi R, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Repair With Artificial Chorda After Previous Ventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e335-e337.
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  35. SARRAJ A, Calle Valda CM, Munoz DE, Reyes G, et al
    New Presentation of Hemolysis After Papillary Muscles Approximation for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e321-e322.
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  36. PANG PY, Garwood S, Hashim SW
    Intraoperative Bioprosthetic Valve Dysfunction Causing Severe Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e317-e319.
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  37. SARAF S, Khawaja MZ, Hilling-Smith R, Dooley M, et al
    Use of the Lotus Transcatheter Valve to Treat Severe Native Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e305-e307.
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  38. KLAPPER JA, Hittinger SA, Denlinger CE
    Alternatives to Lobectomy for High-Risk Patients With Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1330-1339.
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  39. TADPHALE SD, Tang X, ElHassan NO, Beam B, et al
    Cavopulmonary Anastomosis During Same Hospitalization as Stage 1 Norwood/Hybrid Palliative Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1285-1291.
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  40. FERGUSON MK, Bennett C
    Identification of Essential Components of Thoracoscopic Lobectomy and Targets for Simulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1322-1329.
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  41. ENGOREN M, Maile MD, Heung M, Jewell ES, et al
    The Association Between Urine Output, Creatinine Elevation, and Death.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1229-1237.
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    March 2017
  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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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  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. 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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  54. 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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  55. 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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  56. 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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  57. 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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  58. 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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  59. 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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  60. 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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  61. 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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  62. 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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  63. 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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  64. 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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  65. 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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  66. 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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  67. 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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  68. 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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  69. 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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  70. 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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  71. CHEN LW, Wu XJ, Cao H, Dai XF, et al
    Valved Conduit Attached to Left Ventricular Outflow Tract for Valve Detachment in Behcet's Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e301-e303.
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  72. GOROSPE L, Munoz-Molina GM, Carvajal-Serrano P, Garcia-Latorre R, et al
    Intrathoracic Desmoid Tumor Arising at Thoracotomy Site Mimicking Lung Cancer Pleural Recurrence.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e291.
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  73. REUL RM, Reardon MJ
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:695-698.
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  74. AILAWADI G, Iung B
    The TVT Registry: Collaboration Leading to Quality Control.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:693-694.
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  75. NISHIGAWA K, Fukui T, Yamazaki M, Takanashi S, et al
    Ten-Year Experience of Coronary Endarterectomy for the Diffusely Diseased Left Anterior Descending Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:710-716.
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    February 2017
  76. 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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  77. 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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  78. 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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  79. 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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  80. 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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  81. 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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  82. 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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  83. 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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  84. 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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  85. 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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  86. 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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  87. 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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  88. 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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  89. 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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  90. TARMIZ A, Mgarrech I, Besbes T, Kortas C, et al
    Alien-Shaped Intracardiac Leiomyoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e201.
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  91. 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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  92. 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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  93. 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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  94. 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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  95. BROWN LM, Louie BE
    Robot-Assisted Total Thymectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:369-372.
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  96. 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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  97. 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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  98. 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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  99. 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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  100. 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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  101. 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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  102. 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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  103. 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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  104. 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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  105. 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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  106. 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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  107. 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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  108. 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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  109. 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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  110. 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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    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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  112. 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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  113. 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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  114. 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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  115. 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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  116. 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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  117. 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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  118. 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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  119. 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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  120. 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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  121. 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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  122. ROCCO G
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:468-469.
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  123. D'AMICO TA
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:460-461.
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  124. 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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  125. 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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  126. 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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  127. 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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  128. 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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  129. 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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  130. HARRINGTON PB, McAlexander WW, Bryant AS, Wallace P, et al
    Outcomes of Patients Who Undergo Cardiac Surgical Procedures After Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:541-545.
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  131. BISLERI G, Di Bacco L, Turturiello D, Mazzoletti A, et al
    Improved Outcomes of Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization in Elderly Patients at Long-Term Follow-Up: A Propensity-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:517-525.
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    January 2017
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    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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  133. 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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  134. 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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  135. 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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  136. 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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  137. 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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  138. 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.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31283.
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  139. RAJARAM R, Mohanty S, Bentrem DJ, Pavey ES, et al
    Nationwide Assessment of Robotic Lobectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31377.
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  140. ECKARDT J, Jakobsen E, Licht PB
    Subcarinal Lymph Nodes Should be Dissected in All Lobectomies for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer-Regardless of Primary Tumor Location.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31378.
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  141. RONCHARD T, Salaun E, Theron A, Grisoli D, et al
    Cross-Reactivity Between Heparin and Danaparoid Antibodies in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e9-e10.
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  142. THOMAS MJ, Bartlett HL, Bassetti MF, Lubner SJ, et al
    Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy in a Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot and Right-Sided Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e77-e79.
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  143. POLOMSKY M, Koulogiannis KP, Kipperman RM, Cohen BM, et al
    Mitral Valve Replacement With Sapien 3 Transcatheter Valve in Severe Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e57-e59.
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  144. AGUDO-QUILEZ P, Pozo E, Benedicto A, Reyes G, et al
    Atrioventricular Septum Pseudoaneurysm As Late Complication After Repeated Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e55-e56.
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  145. KUO CC, Hsing CH, Cheng BC
    Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass for Anomalous Origin of Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e35-e37.
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  146. SALVE GG, Jain SA, Thakkar BM, Shivaprakash K, et al
    Right Posterior Thoracotomy for Open-Heart Surgery in a Rare Morphology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e107-e109.
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  147. ELSAYED HH
    Is the Standardized Technique to Air Leak Reduction (STAR) a Star for All Pulmonary Resections?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:362.
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  148. RAMAN J, Lai DT, Dobrilovic N, Aziz S, et al
    Dacron Skirt Reconstruction of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract: Extending the Capabilities of a Valved Conduit.
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  149. BHAMIDIPATI CM, McCabe JM, Jones TK, Lombardi WL, et al
    Hybrid Management of a Giant Left Main Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
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  150. TRUMELLO C, Denti P, Calabrese MC, Di Giannuario G, et al
    Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling Causing Severe Mitral Regurgitation After Bentall Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e85-e86.
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  151. NOOROMID MJ, Bharat A
    Posterior Mediastinal Cyst.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e83.
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  152. MEHTA C, Raparia K, Bharat A
    Anterior Mediastinal Myelolipoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e81.
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  153. MARSHALL CD, Ma MR, Park J, Sheckter CC, et al
    Recovery of a Missile Embolus From the Right Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e69-e71.
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  154. KAYATA H, Isaka M, Ohde Y, Takahashi T, et al
    Complete Resection of Masaoka Stage IVb Thymic Carcinoma After Chemoradiotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e5-e7.
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  155. MUTHUKUMAR L, Jan MF, Taylor R, Crouch J, et al
    Biatrial High-Grade Leiomyosarcoma With Nine-Year Post-Surgical Survival.
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    Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device for Danon Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e39-e41.
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  157. ZORINAS A, Austys D, Janusauskas V, Trakymas M, et al
    Small Intestinal Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Metastasis in the Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e31-e33.
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  158. TERRIEN CM 3RD, Edwards NM
    Aortoventricular Dissociation and Refractory Fungal Endocarditis Caused by a Rare Pathogen Lichtheimia: A Surgical and Medical Management Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e25-e27.
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  159. YAMAMOTO Y, Kodama K, Ide Y, Takeda M, et al
    Thymic and Mediastinal Lymph Node Metastasis of Colon Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e13-e15.
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  160. FUCHIGAMI T, Nishioka M, Akashige T, Higa S, et al
    Off-Pump Atrial Septectomy for Infants With Restrictive Atrial Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e111-e113.
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    A Standardized Loop Technique for Mitral Valve Repair.
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  162. BHAMIDIPATI CM, Pal JD, Jones TK, McCabe JM, et al
    Outflow Graft Obstruction Treated With Transcatheter Management: A Novel Therapy for a New Diagnosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e101-e104.
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  163. BADHWAR V, Rankin JS, Damiano RJ Jr, Gillinov AM, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:329-341.
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  164. COHEN RG, Hackmann AE, Fleischman F, Baker CJ, et al
    Type A Aortic Dissection Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:14-17.
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  165. KANEKO T
    "Think Outside the Box"-Visionary of Cross-Training.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:11-13.
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  166. SAMSON P, Crabtree T, Broderick S, Kreisel D, et al
    Quality Measures in Clinical Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Improved Performance Is Associated With Improved Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:303-311.
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    Body Mass Index and Total Psoas Area Affect Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Pneumonectomy for Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:287-295.
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    Posttransplant Outcomes Among Septuagenarians Bridged to Transplantation With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:41-48.
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    Operative Risk for Major Lung Resection Increases at Extremes of Body Mass Index.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:296-302.
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    Percutaneous Perventricular Device Closure of Ventricular Septal Defect: From Incision to Pinhole.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:172-177.
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  171. SCHUMER EM, Rice JD, Kistler AM, Trivedi JR, et al
    Single Versus Double Lung Retransplantation Does Not Affect Survival Based on Previous Transplant Type.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:236-240.
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    Totally Endoscopic (VATS) First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:241-245.
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  173. FINGER B, Brase J, He J, Gibson WJ, et al
    Elevated Hemoglobin A1c Is Associated With Lower Socioeconomic Position and Increased Postoperative Infections and Longer Hospital Stay After Cardiac Surgical Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:145-151.
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    December 2016
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    Restricted Albumin Utilization Is Safe and Cost Effective in a Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31466.
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  175. LANDER HL, Ejiofor JI, McGurk S, Tsuyoshi K, et al
    Vancomycin Paste Does Not Reduce the Incidence of Deep Sternal Wound Infection After Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31468.
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    Extent of Lymphadenectomy Is Associated With Improved Overall Survival After Esophagectomy With or Without Induction Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 23. pii: S0003-4975(16)31067.
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    Complications Associated With Femoral Cannulation During Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)31364.
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    Spasm and Reopening of the Right Gastroepiploic Artery Conduit After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Reoperation for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: Outcomes and Considerations for Expanding Interventional Procedures.
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    Esophagectomy Outcomes in the Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Era.
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    Optimal Plasma Transfusion in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Operations With Massive Transfusion.
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    NASA Model of "Threat and Error" in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Patterns of Error Chains.
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    The Oncologic Outcome of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients After Robot-Assisted Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy With Total Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy.
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    Years of Life Lost After Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Operations.
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    Outcomes of Dialysis-Dependent Patients After Cardiac Operations in a Single-Center Experience of 483 Patients.
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    Comparison of Conservative Treatment and Thymectomy on Myasthenia Gravis Outcome.
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    Successful Transcatheter Handmade-Valved Graft Stent for Branch Pulmonary Regurgitation: Novel Approach in a Special Event.
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    Impingement of Single-Tilting Disc Mitral Prosthesis During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    MitraClip Implantation for the Treatment of New-Onset Systolic Anterior Motion of the Mitral Valve After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Ascending Aortic Replacement and Sutureless Valve in a Failed Stentless Aortic Prosthesis: A Bailout Option.
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    Performing Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Repair at the Time of Mitral Valve Operations Is Not Associated With Increased Operative Mortality.
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  394. LIU S, Shi Y, Liu R, Tong M, et al
    Early Prognosis of Reduction Ascending Aortoplasty in Patients With Aortic Valve Disease: A Single Center's Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)30683.
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  395. MAGRUDER JT, Blasco-Colmenares E, Crawford T, Alejo D, et al
    Variation In Red Blood Cell Transfusion Practices During Cardiac Operations Among Centers In Maryland: Results From a State Quality-Improvement Collaborative.
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    Risk Factors for Sternal Complications After Cardiac Operations: A Systematic Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 20. pii: S0003-4975(16)30542.
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    Report of the 2015 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Practice Survey.
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    Experience With the Cardiac Surgery Simulation Curriculum: Results of the Resident and Faculty Survey.
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    Simulation-Based Training in Cardiac Surgery.
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    Development and Validation of a Score to Predict the Risk of Readmission After Adult Cardiac Operations.
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    Reoperative Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Versus Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Replacement for Degenerated Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves.
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    Re-Assessment of Intentional Extended Segmentectomy for Clinical T1aN0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Outcomes Using a Conservative Versus Liberal Red Blood Cell Transfusion Strategy in Infants Requiring Cardiac Operation.
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 2. pii: S0003-4975(16)30583.
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    Transapical Mitral Valve Replacement for Mixed Native Mitral Stenosis and Regurgitation.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Research.
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    An Alternative Use of Wound Retractor as Camera Trocar in Thoracoscopic Surgery.
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    Bailouts to LIMA Damage for Avoiding Conversion in Minimal Access Coronary Procedures.
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  414. OSAROGIAGBON RU, Decker PA, Ballman K, Wigle D, et al
    Survival Implications of Variation in the Thoroughness of Pathologic Lymph Node Examination in American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0030 (Alliance).
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    Tricuspid Septal Leaflet Detachment for Ventricular Septal Defect Repair in Adults.
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    First Successful Surgical Reconstruction of Bilateral Transected Main Bronchi With Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support.
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    Sternal Closure With Tie Bands: A Word of Caution.
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    The Anomalous Coronary Artery in Aortic Valve Replacement: A Case For Caution.
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    A Left Ventricular Thrombus in a Patient With Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome Removed Under Thoracoscopic Support.
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    Video-Assisted Mediastinoscopic Lymphadenectomy for Mediastinal Lymph Nodes.
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  441. SANTARPINO G, Fischlein T, Biancari F
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    Good Method and Standardization Is Much Needed in VATS Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy for Lung Cancer.
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    Socioeconomic Factors Are Associated With Readmission After Lobectomy for Early Stage Lung Cancer.
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    Congenital Heart Surgery Case Mix Across North American Centers and Impact on Performance Assessment.
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    Duration of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery Is Associated With Worsened Long-Term Survival.
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    Pathway for Surgeons and Programs to Establish and Maintain a Successful Robot-Assisted Adult Cardiac Surgery Program.
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    Does Platelet Reactivity Predict Bleeding in Patients Needing Urgent Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting During Dual Antiplatelet Therapy?
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    Fifty-Second Annual Meeting, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
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    Terrorism in Paris: An Atypic Pulmonary Embolism.
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    Gender and Cardiothoracic Surgery Training: Specialty Interests, Satisfaction, and Career Pathways.
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    Metastatic Rectal Adenocarcinoma Presenting as a Giant Left Atrial Mass: Resection Combined With Right Lower Lobectomy.
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    Obesity Paradox in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Does It Benefit the Elderly?
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    Detection of Recurrence Patterns After Wedge Resection for Early Stage Lung Cancer: Rationale for Radiologic Follow-Up.
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    Outcomes of a Highly Selective Surgical Approach to Oligometastatic Lung Cancer.
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    Antispastic Management in Arterial Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
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    Prediction of Surgical Outcome by Modeling Based on Risk Factors of Morbidity After Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer in Older Adults.
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  509. SCHMOEKEL NH, O'Connor JV, Scalea TM
    Nonoperative Damage Control: The Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Traumatic Bronchial Avulsion as a Bridge to Definitive Operation.
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    The Feasibility of Median Sternotomy With or Without Thoracotomy for Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated With Induction Chemoradiotherapy.
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    May 2016
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  534. JENSEN HA, Thourani VH, Forcillo J, Condado JF, et al
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    Early Extubation After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot and the Fontan Procedure: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
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  559. KADOWAKI T, Yamaguchi H, Takagaki M, Nakamura H, et al
    Successful Repair of Regurgitant Pentacuspid Pulmonary Valve Combined With Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm.
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  565. YANG SM, Kuo SW
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    April 2016
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    Impact of Thin-Section Computed Tomography-Determined Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema on Outcomes Among Patients With Resected Lung Cancer.
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    Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Cautery-Assisted Transbronchial Forceps Biopsies: Safety and Sensitivity Relative to Transbronchial Needle Aspiration.
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    Relationship of Intraoperative Transit Time Flowmetry Findings to Angiographic Graft Patency at Follow-Up.
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  681. BRIAN E, Benhamed L, Wurtz A
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    Risk Scoring System Without the Effect of Transesophageal Echocardiography Is Not Enough for Dysphagia.
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    Is Intrauterine Growth Restriction an Independent Risk Factor for Operations on Congenital Heart Conditions?
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  693. KEENAN JE, Wang H, Ganapathi AM, Englum BR, et al
    Electroencephalography During Hemiarch Replacement With Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:631-7.
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  694. ONG LP, Sachdeva A, Ramesh BC, Muse H, et al
    Lung Transplant With Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Impact of Blood Transfusion on Rejection, Function, and Late Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:512-9.
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:590-1.
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    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:575.
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:540.
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  698. HOLMES DR JR, Nishimura RA, Grover FL, Brindis RG, et al
    Annual Outcomes With Transcatheter Valve Therapy: From the STS/ACC TVT Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:789-800.
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  699. TANAKA Y, Tane S, Hokka D, Ogawa H, et al
    The Use of Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose for Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:786-8.
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  700. SCHNEIDER U, Aicher D, Miura Y, Schafers HJ, et al
    Suture Annuloplasty in Aortic Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:783-5.
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  701. YAN TD
    Mini-Bentall Procedure: The "French Cuff" Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:780-2.
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  702. WEIMAR T, Gaynor SL, Seubert DY, Damiano RJ Jr, et al
    Performing the Left Atrial Maze Ablation Pattern Without Atriotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:777-9.
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  703. MARUO A, Oshima Y, Hasegawa T, Matsuhisa H, et al
    Left Subclavian Artery Perfusion During the Norwood Operation for Interrupted Aortic Arch With Aortic Atresia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:764-6.
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  704. SUGIURA J, Bierbach B, Hraska V
    Expanding the Limits of Posterior Aortic Translocation: Biventricular Correction of Complex Transposition With Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect and Heterotaxy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:762-4.
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  705. AL-YAMANI M, Lavrand F, Thambo JB, Roubertie F, et al
    Upper Sternal Cleft With a Complex Congenital Heart Defect: Repair in a Single Stage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:760-2.
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    Early Degeneration of Extracellular Matrix Used for Aortic Reconstruction During the Norwood Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:758-60.
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  707. MANDAL K, Srivastava AR, Nifong LW, Chitwood WR Jr, et al
    Robot-Assisted Partial Atrioventricular Canal Defect Repair and Cryo-Maze Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:756-8.
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  708. BRUSCHI G, Barosi A, Colombo P, Montorsi E, et al
    Direct Flow Implantation in a Patient With Mechanical Mitral Prostheses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:753-6.
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  709. SANDRIO S, Purbojo A, Cesnjevar RA, Ruffer A, et al
    Hemopatch Application for Ventricular Wall Laceration in Redo Cardiac Surgical Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:752-3.
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  710. LAJEVARDI SS, Galougahi KK, Nova G, Marshman D, et al
    Surviving Right Atrial Rupture From Blunt Thoracic Trauma After Pericardiectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:749-52.
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  711. KHULLAR V, Greason KL, Sandhu GS, Pislaru SV, et al
    Repeated Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:746-7.
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:724.
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  713. GHANTA RK
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:697.
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  714. SOBOCINSKI J, Patterson BO, Karthikesalingam A, Thompson MM, et al
    The Effect of Left Subclavian Artery Coverage in Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:810-7.
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  715. CHOI KH, Sung SC, Kim H, Lee HD, et al
    A Novel Predictive Value for the Transannular Patch Enlargement in Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:703-7.
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  716. REARDON MJ, Kleiman NS
    Watching a Procedure Evolve: Sequential Findings From the TVT Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:417-8.
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  717. DEAL BJ, Costello JM, Webster G, Tsao S, et al
    Intermediate-Term Outcome of 140 Consecutive Fontan Conversions With Arrhythmia Operations.
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  718. KIM JE, Song SW, Kim JY, Lee HJ, et al
    Effect of a Single Bolus of Erythropoietin on Renoprotection in Patients Undergoing Thoracic Aortic Surgery With Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:690-6.
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  719. RAMLAWI B, Leja MJ, Abu Saleh WK, Al Jabbari O, et al
    Surgical Treatment of Primary Cardiac Sarcomas: Review of a Single-Institution Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:698-702.
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  720. CHEN LW, Wu XJ, Dai XF, Liao DS, et al
    Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection With Ascending Aorta Replacement Combined With Open Fenestrated Stent Graft Placement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:644-9.
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  721. LIU Z, Yang R, Shao F, Pan Y, et al
    Localization of Small Peripheral Pulmonary Lesion by Methylene Blue Injection With Radial Endobronchial Ultrasonography in Sublobar Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e57-9.
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  722. MILANO CA
    Surgical Technique for Replacement of Centrifugal Left Ventricular Assist Device Through a Left Thoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e55-6.
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  723. VALENTI A, Casutt A, Koutsokera A, Noetzli J, et al
    Late Major Hemoptysis After Lung Volume Reduction With Coils Induced by Dual Antiaggregation Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e49-50.
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  724. SULTAN I, Komlo CM, Bavaria JE
    How I Teach a Valve-Sparing Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:422-5.
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  725. SANCHEZ JA, Ferdinand FD, Fann JI
    Patient Safety Science in Cardiothoracic Surgery: An Overview.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:426-33.
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  726. STILES BM, Poon A, Giambrone GP, Gaber-Baylis LK, et al
    Incidence and Factors Associated With Hospital Readmission After Pulmonary Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:434-42.
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  727. ANSARI BM, Hogan MP, Collier TJ, Baddeley RA, et al
    A Randomized Controlled Trial of High-Flow Nasal Oxygen (Optiflow) as Part of an Enhanced Recovery Program After Lung Resection Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:459-64.
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    January 2016
  728. TAKAGI H, Umemoto T
    Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 28. pii: S0003-4975(15)01956.
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  729. YANG CJ, Sun Z, Speicher PJ, Saud SM, et al
    Use and Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Data Base.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 26. pii: S0003-4975(15)01867.
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  730. CALL S, Obiols C, Rami-Porta R, Trujillo-Reyes JC, et al
    Video-Assisted Mediastinoscopic Lymphadenectomy for Staging Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 21. pii: S0003-4975(15)01745.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  731. KOZOWER BD, O'Brien SM, Kosinski AS, Magee MJ, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Composite Score for Rating Program Performance for Lobectomy for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 16. pii: S0003-4975(15)01753.
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  732. WHITE A, Kucukak S, Lee DN, Swanson SJ, et al
    Energy-Based Ligation of Pulmonary Vessels: A Six-Year Experience With Ultrasonic Shears in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy and Segmentectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 12. pii: S0003-4975(15)01742.
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  733. KOIKE T, Kitahara A, Sato S, Hashimoto T, et al
    Lobectomy Versus Segmentectomy in Radiologically Pure Solid Small-Sized Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 12. pii: S0003-4975(15)01719.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  734. LIMA EG, Hueb W, Gersh BJ, Rezende PC, et al
    Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Long-Term Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetic Patients With Coronary Artery Disease on Surgical, Angioplasty, or Medical Treatment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 12. pii: S0003-4975(15)01707.
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  735. 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.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 12. pii: S0003-4975(15)01718.
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    Computed Tomography Helps to Plan Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 12. pii: S0003-4975(15)01748.
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  737. 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.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 8. pii: S0003-4975(15)01701.
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    December 2015
  738. KARI FA, Doll KN, Hemmer W, Liebrich M, et al
    Residual and Progressive Aortic Regurgitation After Valve-Sparing Root Replacement: A Propensity-Matched Multi-Institutional Analysis in 764 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec 15. pii: S0003-4975(15)01662.
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  739. WU JJ, Seco M, Edelman JB, Eslick GD, et al
    Mechanical Versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 40 to 70 Years: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec 15. pii: S0003-4975(15)01764.
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  740. BOUMA W, Lai EK, Levack MM, Shang EK, et al
    Preoperative Three-Dimensional Valve Analysis Predicts Recurrent Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Mitral Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec 12. pii: S0003-4975(15)01584.
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  741. ONO M, Vogt M, Cleuziou J, Kasnar-Samprec J, et al
    Improved Exercise Performance in Patients With Tricuspid Atresia After the Fontan-Bjork Modification With Pulsatile Systolic Pulmonary Flow.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec 8. pii: S0003-4975(15)01593.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  742. LEE PC, Kamel M, Nasar A, Ghaly G, et al
    Lobectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer by Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: Effects of Cumulative Institutional Experience on Adequacy of Lymphadenectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(15)01581.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    November 2015
  743. SCHLINGLOFF F, Oberhoffer M, Quasdorff I, Wohlmuth P, et al
    Oral Anticoagulation After Successful Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Operations: Is It Necessary?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 25. pii: S0003-4975(15)01668.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  744. IDREES JJ, Schiltz NK, Johnston DR, Mick S, et al
    Trends, Predictors, and Outcomes of Stroke After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 20. pii: S0003-4975(15)01385.
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  745. FRICKE TA, Bulstra AE, Naimo PS, Bullock A, et al
    Excellent Long-Term Outcomes of the Arterial Switch Operation in Patients With Intramural Coronary Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 18. pii: S0003-4975(15)01532.
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  746. YANG H, Sun Y, Yao F, Yu K, et al
    Surgical Therapy for Bilateral Multiple Primary Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 18. pii: S0003-4975(15)01536.
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  747. HOLZHEY D, Mohr FW, Walther T, Mollmann H, et al
    Current Results of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Insights From the German Aortic Valve Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 11. pii: S0003-4975(15)01350.
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  748. TAKAHASHI Y, Matsuda M, Aoki S, Dejima H, et al
    Qualitative Analysis of Preoperative High-Resolution Computed Tomography: Risk Factors for Pulmonary Complications After Major Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 11. pii: S0003-4975(15)01505.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  749. BERANIA I, Kazakov J, Khereba M, Goudie E, et al
    Endoscopic Mediastinal Staging in Lung Cancer is Superior to "Gold Standard" Surgical Staging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 3. pii: S0003-4975(15)01431.
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  750. KODAMA K, Higashiyama M, Okami J, Tokunaga T, et al
    Oncologic Outcomes of Segmentectomy Versus Lobectomy for Clinical T1a N0 M0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 3. pii: S0003-4975(15)01424.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  751. SANCHETI MS, Melvan JN, Medbery RL, Fernandez FG, et al
    Outcomes After Surgery in High-Risk Patients With Early Stage Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 3. pii: S0003-4975(15)01501.
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  752. UCHIMURO T, Fukui T, Shimizu A, Takanashi S, et al
    Mitral Valve Surgery in Patients With Severe Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 3. pii: S0003-4975(15)01432.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    October 2015
  753. RAJARAM R, Paruch JL, Mohanty S, Holl JL, et al
    Patterns and Predictors of Chemotherapy Use for Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(15)01438.
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  754. D'ONOFRIO A, Facchin M, Besola L, Manzan E, et al
    Intermediate Clinical and Hemodynamic Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(15)01393.
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  755. MOSCARELLI M, Fattouch K, Casula R, Speziale G, et al
    What Is the Role of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in High-Risk Patients? A Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(15)01411.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  756. BRAVO INIGUEZ CE, Armstrong KW, Cooper Z, Weissman JS, et al
    Thirty-Day Mortality After Lobectomy in Elderly Patients Eligible for Lung Cancer Screening.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct 22. pii: S0003-4975(15)01428.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  757. GEIDEL S, Wohlmuth P, Schmoeckel M
    Survival Prediction in Patients Undergoing Open-Heart Mitral Valve Operation After Previous Failed MitraClip Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct 22. pii: S0003-4975(15)01495.
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  758. ZHU Y, Roselli EE, Idrees JJ, Wojnarski CM, et al
    Outcomes After Operations for Unicuspid Aortic Valve With or Without Ascending Repair in Adults.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct 7. pii: S0003-4975(15)01266.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    September 2015
  759. MCNEELY C, Markwell S, Filson K, Hazelrigg S, et al
    Effect of Hospital Volume on Prosthesis Use and Mortality in Aortic Valve Operations in the Elderly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(15)01199.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  760. CHOI SM, Lee AR, Choe JY, Nam SJ, et al
    Adequacy Criteria of Rapid On-Site Evaluation for Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration: A Simple Algorithm to Assess the Adequacy of ROSE.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(15)01123.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  761. ARAQUE JC, Greason KL, Suri RM, Holmes DR, et al
    The Role of Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty in Patients With Aortic Valve Stenosis and Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk of 15% or Higher.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(15)01227.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  762. BRODERICK SR, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, et al
    Pneumonectomy for Clinical Stage IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: The Effect of Neoadjuvant Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(15)01219.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  763. GHALY G, Kamel M, Nasar A, Paul S, et al
    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Is a Safe and Effective Alternative to Thoracotomy for Anatomical Segmentectomy in Patients With Clinical Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep 19. pii: S0003-4975(15)01242.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  764. GRIMM JC, Magruder JT, Do N, Spinner JA, et al
    Modified Model for End-Stage Liver Disease eXcluding INR (MELD-XI) Score Predicts Early Death After Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep 5. pii: S0003-4975(15)01099.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


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