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    June 2017
  1. DIEGELER A
    The truth is hidden in the details - Comment on an observational study on transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in intermediate-risks patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:1035-1036.
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  2. BARILI F, Freemantle N, Folliguet T, Muneretto C, et al
    The flaws in the detail of an observational study on transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in intermediate-risks patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:1031-1035.
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    May 2017
  3. KURLANSKY P
    Reply to does gender determine the strategy of coronary revascularization?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 19. doi: 10.1093.
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  4. UEKI C
    Does gender determine the strategy of coronary revascularization?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 18. doi: 10.1093.
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  5. MILOJEVIC M, Head SJ, Mack MJ, Mohr FW, et al
    Influence of practice patterns on outcome among countries enrolled in the SYNTAX trial: 5-year results between percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass graftingdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 16. doi: 10.1093.
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  6. KIRMANI BH, Muir AD, Poullis MP, Pullan DM, et al
    Conversion after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: where are the qualitydagger markers?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 12. doi: 10.1093.
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  7. YAMAGISHI H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Date H
    Basiliximab for posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome after lung transplantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 12. doi: 10.1093.
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  8. FILARDO G, Pollock BD, Edgerton J
    Categorizing body mass index biases assessment of the association with post-coronary artery bypass graft mortality.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 11. doi: 10.1093.
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  9. CARREL T
    Mid- to long-term results following aortic valve replacement using the Mitroflow xeno-pericardial bioprosthesis: somewhat different views from 2 high-volume institutions.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 11. doi: 10.1093.
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  10. GROTHUSEN C, Friedrich C, Attmann T, Meinert J, et al
    Coronary artery bypass surgery within 48 hours after cardiac arrest due to acute myocardial infarction.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 8. doi: 10.1093.
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  11. RANKIN JS, Lerner DJ, Braid-Forbes MJ, Ferguson MA, et al
    One-year mortality and costs associated with surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation concomitant to coronary artery bypass graftingdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 2. doi: 10.1093.
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    April 2017
  12. ENGLUM BR, He X, Gulack BC, Ganapathi AM, et al
    Hypothermia and cerebral protection strategies in aortic arch surgery: a comparative effectiveness analysis from the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 29. doi: 10.1093.
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  13. SALHIYYAH K, Kattach H, Ashoub A, Patrick D, et al
    Mitral valve replacement in severely calcified mitral valve annulus: a 10-year experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 11. doi: 10.1093.
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  14. BENEDETTO U, Altman DG, Gerry S, Gray A, et al
    Impact of dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary artery bypass surgery on 1-year outcomes in the Arterial Revascularization Trialdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 6. doi: 10.1093.
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    March 2017
  15. GREENBERG JW, Lancaster TS, Schuessler RB, Melby SJ, et al
    Postoperative atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery: a persistent complication.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 27. doi: 10.1093.
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  16. GONZALEZ-GARCIA FJ, Guzman-Puche J, Redel-Montero J, Moreno P, et al
    Fatal bilateral haemopneumothoraces following double-lung transplantation caused by pretransplant colonization by Scedosporium apiospermum.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 1. doi: 10.1093.
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  17. GILLJAM M, Nystrom U, Dellgren G, Skog I, et al
    Survival after lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis in Swedendagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:571-576.
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    February 2017
  18. LAPENNA E, Pozzoli A, De Bonis M, La Canna G, et al
    Mid-term outcomes of concomitant surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing cardiac surgery for hypertrophic cardiomyopathydagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 17. doi: 10.1093.
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  19. SQUIERS JJ, Saracino G, Chamogeorgakis T, MacHannaford JC, et al
    Application of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) criteria for primary graft dysfunction after cardiac transplantation: outcomes from a high-volume centredagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:263-270.
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  20. BENEDETTO U, Caputo M, Zakkar M, Davies A, et al
    The effect of obesity on survival in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery who receive a radial artery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:376-381.
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  21. HASEGAWA T, Masuda M, Okumura M, Arai H, et al
    Trends and outcomes in neonatal cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease in Japan from 1996 to 2010.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:301-307.
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    January 2017
  22. MAHMOOD MM, Thompson A, Carter JM, Akowuah E, et al
    Pacing induced recurrent ventricular fibrillation following cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jan 12. pii: ezw366. doi: 10.1093.
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  23. STEVENS LM, Noiseux N, Avezum A, Ayapati DR, et al
    Conversion after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: the CORONARY trial experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jan 12. pii: ezw361. doi: 10.1093.
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  24. KOSTER A, Niedermeyer J, Gummert J, Renner A, et al
    Low dose bivalirudin anticoagulation for lung transplantation with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a patient with acute heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jan 2. pii: ezw390. doi: 10.1093.
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  25. ATHANASOPOULOS LV, Athanasiou T
    Are virtual clinics an applicable model for service improvement in cardiac surgery?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jan 2. pii: ezw411. doi: 10.1093.
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  26. MOHITE PN, Zeriouh M, Saez DG, Popov AF, et al
    Influence of history of cannabis smoking in selected donors on the outcomes of lung transplantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:142-147.
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    December 2016
  27. MELINA G, Angeloni E, Refice S, Benegiamo C, et al
    Residual SYNTAX score following coronary artery bypass graftingdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Dec 22. pii: ezw356. doi: 10.1093.
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  28. DE SANTO LS, Mango E, Savarese L, Zebele C, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: 'there are no facts, only interpretations'.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Dec 22. pii: ezw391. doi: 10.1093.
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  29. YI B, Chen X, Shi H, Lin T, et al
    Remote ischaemic preconditioning reduces acute kidney injury in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: a meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Dec 22. doi: 10.1093.
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  30. CHANG M, Lee CW, Ahn JM, Cavalcante R, et al
    Coronary artery bypass graft surgery versus drug-eluting stent implantation for high-surgical-risk patients with left main or multivessel coronary artery disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Dec 20. doi: 10.1093.
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    October 2016
  31. NEZIC D
    Differences in cardiac surgery mortality rates.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  32. PAGANO D, Kappetein AP, Sousa-Uva M, Beyersdorf F, et al
    EACTS clinical statement: guidance for the provision of adult cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  33. BENEDETTO U, Caputo M, Zakkar M, Davies A, et al
    The effect of obesity on survival in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery who receive a radial artery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  34. ZERIOUH M, Sabashnikov A, Mohite PN, Zych B, et al
    Zonal organ allocation system and its impact on long-term outcomes after lung transplantation: a propensity score matched analysisdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  35. HASEGAWA T, Masuda M, Okumura M, Arai H, et al
    Trends and outcomes in neonatal cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease in Japan from 1996 to 2010.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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    September 2016
  36. SANTISE G, Buioni D, Nardella S, Maselli D, et al
    Helium-related hepatic necrosis due to intra-aortic balloon pump leakage.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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    July 2016
  37. VAN DER MERWE J, Casselman F, Verstreken S, Stockman B, et al
    Acute ascending aorta dissection in a bicuspid aortic valve cardiac allograft 11 years after orthotopic cardiac transplantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  38. HANSEN LS, Hjortdal VE, Jakobsen CJ, Heiberg J, et al
    Early, dedicated follow-up and treatment of pleural effusions enhance the recovery rate after open cardiac surgery: results from a randomized, clinical trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  39. MURTUZA B, Hermuzi A, Crossland DS, Parry G, et al
    Impact of mode of failure and end-organ dysfunction on the survival of adult Fontan patients undergoing cardiac transplantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  40. AASS T, Stangeland L, Moen CA, Salminen PR, et al
    Myocardial function after polarizing versus depolarizing cardiac arrest with blood cardioplegia in a porcine model of cardiopulmonary bypass.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:130-9.
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  41. HOFFERBERTH SC, Grinstaff MW, Colson YL
    Nanotechnology applications in thoracic surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:6-16.
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  42. EL-SAYED AHMAD A, Risteski P, Papadopoulos N, Radwan M, et al
    Minimally invasive approach for aortic arch surgery employing the frozen elephant trunk technique.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:140-4.
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  43. DECALUWE H, Stanzi A, Dooms C, Fieuws S, et al
    Central tumour location should be considered when comparing N1 upstaging between thoracoscopic and open surgery for clinical stage I non-small-cell lung cancer.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:110-7.
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  44. CORREIA PM, Coutinho GF, Branco C, Antunes MJ, et al
    Long-term follow-up of patients undergoing aortic root enlargement for insertion of a larger prosthesis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:82-8.
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  45. STAMENOVIC D, Bostanci K, Messerschmidt A, Jahn T, et al
    Fissureless fissure-last video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for all lung lobes: a better alternative to decrease the incidence of prolonged air leak?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:118-23.
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  46. SHI WY, Tatoulis J, Newcomb AE, Rosalion A, et al
    Is a third arterial conduit necessary? Comparison of the radial artery and saphenous vein in patients receiving bilateral internal thoracic arteries for triple vessel coronary disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:53-60.
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  47. IINO K, Kato H, Yamamoto Y, Takemura H, et al
    Air blockage at coronary anastomosis detected by intraoperative epicardial ultrasonography.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:186-7.
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  48. SATO M, Sai S, Matsuo S, Konishi A, et al
    Acute aorto-pulmonary fistula following balloon pulmonary angioplasty after arterial switch operation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:188.
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  49. BALIULIS G, Ropponen JO, Salmon TP, Kaarne MO, et al
    Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in adult patients previously operated for congenital heart defects: an initial experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:155-9.
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    June 2016
  50. SCHIMMER C, Gross J, Ramm E, Morfeld BC, et al
    Prevention of surgical site sternal infections in cardiac surgery: a two-centre prospective randomized controlled study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  51. KIMENAI DM, Gerritse BM, Lucas C, Rosseel PM, et al
    Effectiveness of pericardial lavage with or without tranexamic acid in cardiac surgery patients receiving intravenous tranexamic acid: a randomized controlled trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  52. ANASTASIADIS K, Antonitsis P, Kostarellou G, Kleontas A, et al
    Minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation improves quality of life after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  53. JACOBS JP
    Risk adjustment in paediatric and congenital cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  54. ARANGALAGE D, Lepage L, Faille D, Cimadevilla C, et al
    Presentation, management and outcome of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia after valvular heart surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  55. NICLAUSS L
    Techniques and standards in intraoperative graft verification by transit time flow measurement after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a critical review.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  56. HEINEMANN MK, Beyersdorf F
    'Two Minds with but a Single Thought ...'.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1543-4.
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  57. ROCCO G
    Two lives.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1541-2.
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  58. YU L, Gu T, Shi E, Wang Y, et al
    Dysregulation of renal microRNA expression after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in rats.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1725-31.
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  59. KIRCHEVA DY, Husain AN, Watson S, Kindler HL, et al
    Specimen weight and volume: important predictors of survival in malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1642-7.
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  60. MINAMBRES E, Perez-Villares JM, Terceros-Almanza L, Duenas-Jurado JM, et al
    An intensive lung donor treatment protocol does not have negative influence on other grafts: a multicentre study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1719-24.
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  61. WATANABE K, Tsuboi M, Sakamaki K, Nishii T, et al
    Postoperative follow-up strategy based on recurrence dynamics for non-small-cell lung cancer.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1624-31.
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  62. SCHNEIDER AW, Bokenkamp R, Bruggemans EF, Hazekamp MG, et al
    Twenty-year experience with the Ross-Konno procedure.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1564-70.
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  63. YANG CF, Meyerhoff RR, Mayne NR, Singhapricha T, et al
    Long-term survival following open versus thoracoscopic lobectomy after preoperative chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1615-23.
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  64. YANG CF, Adil SM, Anderson KL, Meyerhoff RR, et al
    Impact of patient selection and treatment strategies on outcomes after lobectomy for biopsy-proven stage IIIA pN2 non-small cell lung cancer.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1607-13.
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  65. RIED M, Marx A, Gotz A, Hamer O, et al
    State of the art: diagnostic tools and innovative therapies for treatment of advanced thymoma and thymic carcinoma.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1545-52.
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  66. DEUTSCH MA, Prinzing A, Fiegl K, Wottke M, et al
    Early haemodynamic performance of a latest generation supra-annular aortic bioprosthesis: experience from a large single-centre series.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1691-8.
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  67. SHARKEY AJ, Tenconi S, Nakas A, Waller DA, et al
    The effects of an intentional transition from extrapleural pneumonectomy to extended pleurectomy/decortication.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1632-41.
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  68. VELASCO GARCIA DE SIERRA C, Marini Diaz M, Fernandez Arias L, Estevez Cid F, et al
    Spontaneous fracture and embolization of an inferior vena cava cannula: is it possible?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1732-3.
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  69. DE BRABANDERE K, Paelinck BP, Bosmans JM, Rodrigus IE, et al
    Early dysfunction of a tricuspid valve-in-valve replacement due to papillary muscle overgrowth.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1737.
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    May 2016
  70. FERRARI E, Dvir D, Guerrero M
    Transcatheter mitral valve replacement in degenerated calcified native mitral valves: is the currently available technology suitable?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  71. YANG SS
    Re: Preoperative intra-aortic counterpulsation in high-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  72. GUDBJARTSSON T
    Is beating heart coronary artery bypass grafting on or off?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  73. PREVENTZA O, Garcia A, Kashyap SA, Akvan S, et al
    Moderate hypothermia >/=24 and </=28 degrees C with hypothermic circulatory arrest for proximal aortic operations in patients with previous cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  74. TOMSIC A, Schotborgh MA, Manshanden JS, Li WW, et al
    Coronary artery bypass grafting-related bleeding complications in patients treated with dual antiplatelet treatment.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  75. MAHESH B, Peddaayyavarla P, Ong LP, Gardiner S, et al
    Cardiac surgery improves survival in advanced left ventricular dysfunction: multivariate analysis of a consecutive series of 4491 patients over an 18-year period.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  76. KARASKOV A, Sharifulin R, Zheleznev S, Demin I, et al
    Results of the Ross procedure in adults: a single-centre experience of 741 operations.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:e97-e104.
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  77. BOKENKAMP R, Aguilar E, van der Palen RL, Sojak V, et al
    Reoperation for right ventricular outflow tract obstruction after arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries and aortic arch obstruction.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:e91-6.
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  78. KOLH P, Kurlansky P, Cremer J, Lawton J, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial: a comparison between European and North American guidelines on myocardial revascularization.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1307-17.
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  79. ONORATI F, Perrotti A, Reichart D, Mariscalco G, et al
    Surgical factors and complications affecting hospital outcome in redo mitral surgery: insights from a multicentre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:e127-33.
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  80. DUNNE B, Suthers E, Xiao P, Xiao J, et al
    Medium-term outcomes after pulmonary valve replacement with the Freestyle valve for congenital heart disease: a case series.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:e105-11.
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  81. SENARATNE JM, Norris CM, Graham MM, Galbraith D, et al
    Clinical and angiographic outcomes associated with surgical revascularization of angiographically borderline 50-69% coronary artery stenoses.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:e112-8.
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  82. SALATI M, Falcoz PE, Decaluwe H, Rocco G, et al
    The European thoracic data quality project: An Aggregate Data Quality score to measure the quality of international multi-institutional databases.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1470-5.
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  83. CLEUZIOU J, Vitanova K, Kasnar-Samprec J, Horer J, et al
    Durability of down-sized homografts for the reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1421-5.
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  84. YANG C, Xu H, Cai L, Du X, et al
    Donor pretreatment with adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase activator protects cardiac grafts from cold ischaemia/reperfusion injury.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1354-60.
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  85. VAN CAENEGEM O, Beauloye C, Bertrand L, Horman S, et al
    Hypothermic continuous machine perfusion enables preservation of energy charge and functional recovery of heart grafts in an ex vivo model of donation following circulatory death.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1348-53.
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  86. NAKAJIMA J, Okumura M, Yano M, Date H, et al
    Myasthenia gravis with thymic epithelial tumour: a retrospective analysis of a Japanese database.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1510-5.
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  87. EDWARDS JP, Dharampal N, Chung W, Brar MS, et al
    Has the quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials in thoracic surgery improved?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1476-82.
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  88. JACOB S, Courtwright A, El-Chemaly S, Racila E, et al
    Donor-acquired fat embolism syndrome after lung transplantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1344-7.
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  89. WALAVALKAR V, Evers E, Pujar S, Viralam K, et al
    Preoperative Sildenafil administration in children undergoing cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled preconditioning study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1403-10.
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  90. BRUNELLI A, Tentzeris V, Sandri A, McKenna A, et al
    A risk-adjusted financial model to estimate the cost of a video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy programme.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1492-6.
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  91. CELIENTO M, Levantino M, Guarracino F, Bortolotti U, et al
    Huge aortic pseudoaneurysm due to detachment of both coronary buttons after the modified Bentall procedure.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1530.
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    April 2016
  92. LANG N, Sigler M
    Reply to Son et al.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1295-6.
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  93. SON KH, Choi CH, Park KY, Park CH, et al
    Which animal model is proper for evaluation of a muscular ventricular septal defect closure device?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1295.
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  94. SOUSA UVA M, Kolh P
    The on-pump/off-pump saga: an enduring conundrum.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1042-3.
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  95. CARREL T
    Mid-term haemodynamic is important after implantation of a tissue valve but long-term durability is what makes the difference.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1180-1.
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  96. LA MEIR M
    Re: Thoracoscopic surgical ablation versus catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1052-3.
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  97. GIAMBRONE GP, Smith MC, Wu X, Gaber-Baylis LK, et al
    Variability in length of stay after uncomplicated pulmonary lobectomy: is length of stay a quality metric or a patient metric?dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:e65-71.
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  98. BEGUM SS, Papagiannopoulos K, Falcoz PE, Decaluwe H, et al
    Outcome after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and open pulmonary lobectomy in patients with low VO2 max: a case-matched analysis from the ESTS databasedagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1054-8.
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