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15.05.2017

15 Ann Thorac Surg
5 Br J Anaesth
4 Chest
19 Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
4 Circ Cardiovasc Interv
2 Circulation
1 Crit Care Med
1 Eur Heart J
4 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
1 Heart
1 J Am Coll Cardiol
1 J Pediatr Surg
4 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
10 N Engl J Med
1 PLoS One


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    Ann Thorac Surg

  1. WILSON JL, Whyte RI, Gangadharan SP, Kent MS, et al
    Teamwork and Communication Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1049-1054.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available

  2. MING WANG TK
    Risk Scores and Long-Term Mortality Prediction After Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2428.
    PubMed     Text format    

  3. 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.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available

  4. PATEL P, Wada H, Hu HP, Hirohashi K, et al
    First Evaluation of the New Thin Convex Probe Endobronchial Ultrasound Scope: A Human Ex Vivo Lung Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)31274.
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  5. 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.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available

  12. NEZIC D
    Reliability of EuroSCORE II to Predict Long-Term Mortality After Isolated Aortic Valve Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2427.
    PubMed     Text format    

  13. UEKI C, Sakaguchi G
    On-Pump Beating Technique Reduces Both Early Morbidity and Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2023-4.
    PubMed     Text format    

  14. 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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  15. YANG SM, Kuo SW
    Incision for Uniportal VATS: Above the Rib or Intercostal Space?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2020-1.
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    Br J Anaesth

  16. WOZNIAK MJ, Sullo N, Qureshi S, Dott W, et al
    Randomized trial of red cell washing for the prevention of transfusion-associated organ injury in cardiac surgery.
    Br J Anaesth. 2017 May 5. doi: 10.1093.
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  17. SPENCE J, Belley-Cote E, Ma HK, Donald S, et al
    Efficacy and safety of inhaled anaesthetic for postoperative sedation during mechanical ventilation in adult cardiac surgery patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Br J Anaesth. 2017 May 11. doi: 10.1093.
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  18. GORKA J, Polok K, Iwaniec T, Gorka K, et al
    Altered preoperative coagulation and fibrinolysis are associated with myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery.
    Br J Anaesth. 2017 May 8. doi: 10.1093.
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  19. FENG S, Machina M, Beattie WS
    Influence of anaemia and red blood cell transfusion on mortality in high cardiac risk patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery: a retrospective cohort study.
    Br J Anaesth. 2017 May 7. doi: 10.1093.
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  20. SERRAINO GF, Murphy GJ
    Routine use of viscoelastic blood tests for diagnosis and treatment of coagulopathic bleeding in cardiac surgery: updated systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Br J Anaesth. 2017 May 4. doi: 10.1093.
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    Chest

  21. TREMBLAY A, Taghizadeh N, McWilliams AM, MacEachern P, et al
    Low Prevalence of High Grade Lesions Detected with Autofluorescence Bronchoscopy in the Setting of Lung Cancer Screening in the Pan-Canadian Lung Cancer Screening Study.
    Chest. 2016 Apr 30. pii: S0012-3692(16)48727-1. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.
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  22. ZHOU Y, Lower EE, Li HP, Costea A, et al
    Cardiac Sarcoidosis: The Impact of Age and Implanted Devices on Survival.
    Chest. 2017;151:139-148.
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  23. ZHAO BC, Huang TY, Deng QW, Liu WF, et al
    Prophylaxis against atrial fibrillation after general thoracic surgery: Trial sequential analysis and network meta-analysis.
    Chest. 2016 Oct 8. pii: S0012-3692(16)59346-5. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.1476
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  24. VACHANI A, Whitney DH, Parsons EC, Lenburg M, et al
    Clinical Utility of a Bronchial Genomic Classifier in Patients with Suspected Lung Cancer.
    Chest. 2016 Feb 16. pii: S0012-3692(16)01255-1. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.
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    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging

  25. NAWAYTOU HM, Yubbu P, Montero AE, Nandi D, et al
    Left Ventricular Rotational Mechanics in Children After Heart Transplantation.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  26. MC ARDLE B, Shukla T, Nichol G, deKemp RA, et al
    Long-Term Follow-Up of Outcomes With F-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Imaging-Assisted Management of Patients With Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction Secondary to Coronary Disease.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  27. TRIBOUILLOY C, Bohbot Y, Marechaux S, Debry N, et al
    Outcome Implication of Aortic Valve Area Normalized to Body Size in Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  28. PONTONE G, Andreini D, Guaricci AI, Rota C, et al
    The STRATEGY Study (Stress Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Versus Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography for the Management of Symptomatic Revascularized Patients): Resources and Outcomes Impact.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  29. CHRISTENSEN NL, Dahl JS, Carter-Storch R, Bakkestrom R, et al
    Association Between Left Atrial Dilatation and Invasive Hemodynamics at Rest and During Exercise in Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  30. FUKUDA S, Song JK, Mahara K, Kuwaki H, et al
    Basal Left Ventricular Dilatation and Reduced Contraction in Patients With Mitral Valve Prolapse Can Be Secondary to Annular Dilatation: Preoperative and Postoperative Speckle-Tracking Echocardiographic Study on Left Ventricle and Mitral Valve Annulus
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  31. HAHN RT
    State-of-the-Art Review of Echocardiographic Imaging in the Evaluation and Treatment of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  32. SHEPARD CW, Germanakis I, White MT, Powell AJ, et al
    Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Findings Late After the Arterial Switch Operation.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  33. TREIBEL TA, Fontana M, Gilbertson JA, Castelletti S, et al
    Occult Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloid in Severe Calcific Aortic Stenosis: Prevalence and Prognosis in Patients Undergoing Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  34. MASRI A, Goodman AL, Barr T, Grimm RA, et al
    Predictors of Long-Term Outcomes in Asymptomatic Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis and Preserved Left Ventricular Systolic Function Undergoing Exercise Echocardiography.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  35. ALASHI A, Mentias A, Patel K, Gillinov AM, et al
    Synergistic Utility of Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Left Ventricular Global Longitudinal Strain in Asymptomatic Patients With Significant Primary Mitral Regurgitation and Preserved Systolic Function Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  36. MAK GJ, Blanke P, Ong K, Naoum C, et al
    Three-Dimensional Echocardiography Compared With Computed Tomography to Determine Mitral Annulus Size Before Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  37. KHAN JN, Nazir SA, Singh A, Shetye A, et al
    Relationship of Myocardial Strain and Markers of Myocardial Injury to Predict Segmental Recovery After Acute ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  38. DELGADO-MONTERO A, Tayal B, Goda A, Ryo K, et al
    Additive Prognostic Value of Echocardiographic Global Longitudinal and Global Circumferential Strain to Electrocardiographic Criteria in Patients With Heart Failure Undergoing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  39. ENGBERS EM, Timmer JR, Ottervanger JP, Mouden M, et al
    Prognostic Value of Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring in Addition to Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomographic Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Symptomatic Patients.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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  40. NAOUM C, Blanke P, Cavalcante JL, Leipsic J, et al
    Cardiac Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Evaluation of Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Disease: Implications for Transcatheter Interventions.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10.
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  41. YIM D, Riesenkampff E, Caro-Dominguez P, Yoo SJ, et al
    Assessment of Diffuse Ventricular Myocardial Fibrosis Using Native T1 in Children With Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10.
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  42. MATHIEU C, Mikail N, Benali K, Iung B, et al
    Characterization of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Uptake Pattern in Noninfected Prosthetic Heart Valves.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10:e005585.
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  43. BARBER NJ, Ako EO, Kowalik GT, Cheang MH, et al
    Magnetic Resonance-Augmented Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing: Comprehensively Assessing Exercise Intolerance in Children With Cardiovascular Disease.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9.
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    Circ Cardiovasc Interv

  44. GIACOPPO D, Gargiulo G, Buccheri S, Aruta P, et al
    Preventive Strategies for Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Procedures: Evidence From a Hierarchical Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis of 124 Trials and 28 240 Patients.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017;10.
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  45. SOTOMI Y, Onuma Y, Cavalcante R, Ahn JM, et al
    Geographical Difference of the Interaction of Sex With Treatment Strategy in Patients With Multivessel Disease and Left Main Disease: A Meta-Analysis From SYNTAX (Synergy Between PCI With Taxus and Cardiac Surgery), PRECOMBAT (Bypass Surgery Versus An
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017;10.
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  46. REDFORS B, Genereux P, Witzenbichler B, McAndrew T, et al
    Percutaneous Coronary Intervention of Saphenous Vein Graft.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017;10.
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  47. PARK DW, Park SJ
    Intravascular Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Left Main Disease: Does Procedural Fine-Tuning Make a Relevant Clinical Benefit?
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017;10.
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    Circulation

  48. SISCOVICK DS, Barringer TA, Fretts AM, Wu JH, et al
    Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (Fish Oil) Supplementation and the Prevention of Clinical Cardiovascular Disease: A Science Advisory From the American Heart Association.
    Circulation. 2017 Mar 13. pii: CIR.0000000000000482.
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  49. WADHERA P, Alexander T, Nallamothu BK
    India and the Coronary Stent Market: Getting the Price Right.
    Circulation. 2017 May 4. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.117.028191.
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    Crit Care Med

  50. LINGEHALL HC, Smulter NS, Lindahl E, Lindkvist M, et al
    Preoperative Cognitive Performance and Postoperative Delirium Are independently Associated With Future Dementia in Older People Who Have Undergone Cardiac Surgery: A Longitudinal Cohort Study.
    Crit Care Med. 2017 May 5. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002483.
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    Eur Heart J

  51. RANUCCI M, Pistuddi V, Scolletta S, de Vincentiis C, et al
    The ACEF II Risk Score for cardiac surgery: updated but still parsimonious.
    Eur Heart J. 2017 May 12. doi: 10.1093.
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    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  52. 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.
    PubMed     Text format    

  53. 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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  54. 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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  55. 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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    Heart

  56. DONAL E, Flecher E, Tattevin P
    Machine learning to support decision-making for cardiac surgery during the acute phase of infective endocarditis.
    Heart. 2017 May 8. pii: heartjnl-2017-311512. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311512.
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    J Am Coll Cardiol

  57. FANAROFF AC, James SK, Weisz G, Prather K, et al
    Ranolazine After Incomplete Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization in Patients With Versus Without Diabetes Mellitus: RIVER-PCI Trial.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;69:2304-2313.
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    J Pediatr Surg

  58. SHI Y, Geller JI, Ma IT, Chavan RS, et al
    Relapsed hepatoblastoma confined to the lung is effectively treated with pulmonary metastasectomy.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct 24. pii: S0022-3468(15)00664.
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    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  59. NOLY PE, Rubens FD, Ouzounian M, Quantz M, et al
    Cardiac surgery training in Canada: Current state and future perspectives.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(17)30690.
    PubMed     Text format    

  60. KAWAJIRI H, Manlhiot C, Ross H, Delgado D, et al
    High-risk cardiac surgery as an alternative to transplant or mechanical support in patients with end-stage heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(17)30544.
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  61. GREENSTEIN D, Beau J, Gottlieb G, Teller D, et al
    Topical amiodarone during cardiac surgery: Does epicardial application of amiodarone prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)30700.
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  62. ANTONOFF MB, Correa AM, Sepesi B, Nguyen QN, et al
    Salvage pulmonary resection after stereotactic body radiotherapy: A feasible and safe option for local failure in selected patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)30703.
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    N Engl J Med

  63. TAGGART DP, Benedetto U, Flather M
    Bilateral versus Single Internal-Thoracic-Artery Grafts.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:e37.
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  64. ANGOURAS DC
    Bilateral versus Single Internal-Thoracic-Artery Grafts.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:e37.
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  65. ROYSE A, Eccleston D, Royse C
    Bilateral versus Single Internal-Thoracic-Artery Grafts.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:e37.
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  66. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Sabik JF III
    Bilateral versus Single Internal-Thoracic-Artery Grafts.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:e37.
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  67. GAUDINO M, Tranbaugh R, Fremes S
    Bilateral versus Single Internal-Thoracic-Artery Grafts.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:e37.
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  68. DAWES TJ, Price S
    Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Coronary-Artery Surgery.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:1892-3.
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  69. MILOJEVIC M, Kappetein AP, Head SJ
    Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Coronary-Artery Surgery.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:1892.
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  70. MYLES PS, Smith JA, Painter T
    Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Coronary-Artery Surgery.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:1893.
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  71. JIMENEZ-RIVERA JJ, Iribarren-Sarrias JL, Martinez-Sanz R
    Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Coronary-Artery Surgery.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:1891.
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  72. WANG DSH, Mazer CD, Orser BA
    Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Coronary-Artery Surgery.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;376:1891-2.
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    PLoS One

  73. NOVOTNY R, Slizova D, Hlubocky J, Krs O, et al
    Cryopreserved human aortic root allografts arterial wall: Structural changes occurring during thawing.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175007.
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