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    March 2017
  1. 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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  2. CACERES M, Halpern DE, Hooker RL
    Ascending Aortic Graft Pseudoaneurysm With Sternal Erosion: A Presentation of Candidal Infection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e251-e253.
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. LIANG WT, Wang S, Zhou J, Han CJ, et al
    Total Endovascular Repair of Post-dissection Aortic Arch Aneurysm With Chimney Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e241-e243.
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  6. 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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  7. JANG WS, Kim WH, Cho S
    Effects of Angle Correction Angioplasty for Pulmonary Artery Stenosis With Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:862-868.
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  8. 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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  9. UGURLUCAN M, Onal Y, Oztas DM, Sayin OA, et al
    How to Clamp and Bypass if There Is Single Artery Supply to the Head and That Contains Severe Stenosis?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e293-e295.
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  10. 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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  11. VALLABHAJOSYULA P, Gottret JP, Menon R, Sultan I, et al
    Central Repair With Antegrade TEVAR for Malperfusion Syndromes in Acute Debakey I Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:748-755.
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    February 2017
  12. 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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  13. GAO F, Chen J, Zeng Q, Lin F, et al
    A Modified and Less Invasive Procedure in Aortic Arch Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e203-e206.
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  14. TAMBURRINI A, Rehman SM, Votano D, Malvindi PG, et al
    Penetrating Trauma of the Thoracic Aorta Caused by a Knitting Needle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e193.
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  15. 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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  16. KEIR G, Marshall MB
    Management Strategy for Patients With Chronic Subclavian Vein Thrombosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:672-675.
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. DIEZ-VILLANUEVA P, Sarraj A, Navarrete G, Salamanca J, et al
    Surgical Repair of Huge Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm After Sutureless Repair of Free Wall Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e157-e159.
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  23. KINOSHITA R, Mizuno T, Hachimaru T, Oi K, et al
    Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Multiple Giant Saccular Aortic Aneurysms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e153-e155.
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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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
  27. BHAMIDIPATI CM, McCabe JM, Jones TK, Lombardi WL, et al
    Hybrid Management of a Giant Left Main Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e89.
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  28. BATTALOGLU B, Colak C, Disli OM, Akca B, et al
    The Surgical Repair of a Hyperimmunoglobulin E Syndrome Associated Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e65-e67.
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  29. BEN ABDALLAH I, El Batti S, Julia P, Alsac JM, et al
    Random Finding of a Ruptured Kommerell Aneurysm After Stroke.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e61-e63.
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  30. ADODO DK, Kloeckner M, Bergoend E, Couetil JP, et al
    Pulmonary Artery Dissection: A Case Treated by Homograft Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e47-e49.
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  31. 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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  32. MORREAU SP, Haydock DA
    Prolonged Survival of Pulmonary Artery Sarcoma After Aggressive Surgical Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e21-e23.
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  33. JENG EI, Voskresensky I, Beck AW, Lee TC, et al
    Femorofemoral Shunt During Surgery for Acute DeBakey Type 1 Dissection to Treat Peripheral Extremity Malperfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e17-e20.
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  34. KASSAR K, Lucke M, Pu C, Tsukashita M, et al
    Fulminant Infectious Aortitis With Ascending Aortic Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e11-e12.
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  35. 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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  36. KANEKO T
    "Think Outside the Box"-Visionary of Cross-Training.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:11-13.
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  37. RUFFER A, Tischer P, Munch F, Purbojo A, et al
    Comparable Cerebral Blood Flow in Both Hemispheres During Regional Cerebral Perfusion in Infant Aortic Arch Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:178-185.
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  38. OMURA A, Matsuda H, Minami H, Nakai H, et al
    Early and Late Outcomes of Operation for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection in Patients Aged 80 Years and Older.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:131-138.
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    December 2016
  39. 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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  40. LIN MT, Wang JK, Wu PY, Lu CW, et al
    Successful Transcatheter Handmade-Valved Graft Stent for Branch Pulmonary Regurgitation: Novel Approach in a Special Event.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e541-e543.
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  41. CHENG L, Zhu J, Liu X, Liu W, et al
    A Successful Three-Stage Surgical Treatment for Aortoesophageal Fistula After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair and Esophageal Stent Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e503-e505.
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  42. DUDHANI R, Jegatheeswaran A, Rao V
    TOUGH Syndrome: A Report of an Early Immediate Postoperative Cause of Aortocoronary Graft Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e493-e494.
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  43. HO JY, Wong RH, Chow SC, Yu PS, et al
    Preemptive Aneurysm Sac Embolization for Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair With Inadequate Proximal Landing Zone.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e489-e491.
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  44. MILNE CP, Amako M, Spear R, Clough RE, et al
    Inner-Branched Endografts for the Treatment of Aortic Arch Aneurysms After Open Ascending Aortic Replacement for Type A Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2028-2035.
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  45. KIM TH, Song SW, Lee KH, Baek MY, et al
    Effects of False Lumen Procedures on Aorta Remodeling of Chronic DeBakey IIIb Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1941-1947.
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  46. NAUTA FJ, Tolenaar JL, Patel HJ, Appoo JJ, et al
    Impact of Retrograde Arch Extension in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection on Management and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2036-2043.
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  47. GUERRA NC, Pernot M, Nesseris G, Al-Yamani M, et al
    Scimitar Syndrome Repair in Adults: Intermediate-Term Results Using an Extracardiac Conduit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2070-2076.
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  48. TATOULIS J, Wynne R, Skillington PD, Buxton BF, et al
    Total Arterial Revascularization: A Superior Strategy for Diabetic Patients Who Require Coronary Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1948-1955.
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  49. MATSUSHITA T, Masuda S, Kanzaki T
    A Safe Technique for Using an Enclose II Anastomosis Assist Device During Off-Pump Coronary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e581-e582.
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    November 2016
  50. HSU CY, Shih JC, Chen SJ, Wu ET, et al
    Modified Norwood Procedure for Tricuspid Atresia, Transposition of Great Arteries, and Hypoplastic Right Arch With Complete Vascular Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e481-e483.
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  51. KURODA Y, Minakata K, Yamazaki K, Sakaguchi H, et al
    A Giant Left Atrial Thrombus After Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e461.
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  52. GNANAPPA GK, Laohachai K, Orr Y, Ayer J, et al
    Isolated Anomalous Origin of Left Pulmonary Artery From the Descending Aorta: An Embryologic Ambiguity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e439-e441.
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  53. ABDOLI S, Tatum JM, Fratello AL, Bowdish ME, et al
    Type B Aortic Arch Interruption in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e431-e432.
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  54. MATSUZAKI K, Imamura Y, Ozawa M, Nakajima T, et al
    Intravenous Lobular Capillary Hemangioma in the Subclavian Vein.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e427-e429.
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  55. BISHAWI M, Shah AA, McCann RL, Milano CA, et al
    Concomitant Thoracic Aortobifemoral Bypass With Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e413-e415.
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  56. HUSSAIN ST, Zhen-Yu Tong M, Raja S, Keshavamurthy S, et al
    Substernal Colonic Interposition After Previous Coronary Artery Bypass Graft in a Patient With a Patent Left Internal Thoracic Artery Graft: A Surgical Challenge.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e403-e405.
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  57. WOODWARD LC, Antoniades C, Taggart DP
    Intraoperative Vein Graft Preservation: What Is the Solution?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1736-1746.
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  58. ARAFAT A, Roselli EE, Idrees JJ, Feng K, et al
    Stent Grafting Acute Aortic Dissection: Comparison of DeBakey Extent IIIA Versus IIIB.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1473-1481.
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  59. SETTEPANI F, Cappai A, Basciu A, Barbone A, et al
    Impact of Cusp Repair on Reoperation Risk After the David Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1503-1511.
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  60. ESAKI J, Leshnower BG, Binongo JN, Lasanajak Y, et al
    The David V Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Provides Improved Survival Compared With Mechanical Valve-conduits in the Treatment of Young Patients With Aortic Root Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1522-1530.
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  61. KOTHA VK, Herget EJ, Appoo JJ
    Complications at the Proximal Landing Zone of Endovascular Stent Grafts Deployed in Surgically Replaced Ascending Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1490-1497.
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  62. HIGASHIGAWA T, Kato N, Chino S, Hashimoto T, et al
    Type A Aortic Dissection After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1536-1542.
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  63. HONDA T, Itatani K, Takanashi M, Kitagawa A, et al
    Contributions of Respiration and Heartbeat to the Pulmonary Blood Flow in the Fontan Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1596-1606.
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  64. KULIK A
    High-Dose Statins After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Questions Remain.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1762.
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    October 2016
  65. WINKLER B, Heinisch PP, Gahl B, Aghlmandi S, et al
    Minimally Invasive Extracorporeal Circulation Circuit Is Not Inferior to Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Meta-Analysis Using the Bayesian Method.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)31135.
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  66. KOWALEWSKI M, Malvindi PG, Suwalski P, Raffa GM, et al
    Clinical Safety and Effectiveness of Endoaortic as Compared to Transthoracic Clamp for Small Thoracotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31140.
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  67. LUTHRA S, Leiva Juarez MM, Senanayake E, Luckraz H, et al
    Percutaneous Intervention Before Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Does Not Unfavorably Impact Survival: A Single-Center Propensity-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 12. pii: S0003-4975(16)30945.
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  68. LIKOSKY DS, Paugh TA, Harrington SD, Wu X, et al
    Prediction of Transfusions After Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgical Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 7. pii: S0003-4975(16)30887.
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  69. GUIHAIRE J, Kloeckner M, Deleuze P
    Exclusion of Complex Paraannular Aortic Abscess With the Freestyle Xenograft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e373-5.
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  70. GALLO M, Protos AN, Trivedi JR, Slaughter MS, et al
    Surgical Treatment of Benign Superior Vena Cava Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e369-71.
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  71. BRUNHUBER C, Le Borgne P
    Hoarseness as the Initial Symptom of Aortic Arch Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e365.
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  72. KAYAWAKE H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Aoyama A, Date H, et al
    Pulmonary Arterioplasty With End-to-End Anastomosis of the Lingular Branch to the Interlobar Pulmonary Artery in Living-Donor Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e351-2.
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  73. CLARKE NS, Murthy R, Hernandez J, Megison S, et al
    Aortoesophageal Fistula in a Child With Undiagnosed Vascular Ring: Life-Threatening or Lethal?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e325-7.
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  74. ENDO H, Ishii H, Tsuchiya H, Takahashi Y, et al
    Pathologic Features of Lone Aortic Mobile Thrombus in the Ascending Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e313-5.
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  75. MARTENS T, Caes F, De Pauw M, Hens L, et al
    Minimally Invasive Repair of Mitral Valve Prolapse and Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in a Heart Transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e305-7.
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  76. KOTKAR KD, Said SM, Michelena H, Wanta B, et al
    Right Coronary Artery Septic Embolization Secondary to Aerococcus urinae Native Mitral Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e295-7.
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  77. SHAHIAN DM
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1312.
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  78. RANKIN JS, Badhwar V
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1219-20.
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  79. CHONG BK, Baek JS, Im YM, Park CS, et al
    Systemic-Pulmonary Shunt Facilitates the Growth of the Pulmonary Valve Annulus in Patients With Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1322-8.
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  80. BISLERI G, Giroletti L, Hrapkowicz T, Bertuletti M, et al
    Five-Year Clinical Outcome of Endoscopic Versus Open Radial Artery Harvesting: A Propensity Score Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1253-9.
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  81. PATEL HJ, Dake MD, Bavaria JE, Singh MJ, et al
    Branched Endovascular Therapy of the Distal Aortic Arch: Preliminary Results of the Feasibility Multicenter Trial of the Gore Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1190-8.
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  82. VALLABHAJOSYULA P, Szeto WY, Habertheuer A, Komlo C, et al
    Bicuspid Aortic Insufficiency With Aortic Root Aneurysm: Root Reimplantation Versus Bentall Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1221-8.
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  83. MCCARTHY FH, Bavaria JE, McDermott KM, Moeller P, et al
    At the Root of the Repair Debate: Outcomes After Elective Aortic Root Replacements for Aortic Insufficiency With Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1199-205.
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  84. LUZURIER Q, Le Guillou V, Lottin M, Vermeulin T, et al
    Is the Risk of Wound Infection Related to Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Potentiated by Age?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1239-44.
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  85. PREVENTZA O
    Erroneous Information in Zone 0 Endografting Article.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1410.
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    September 2016
  86. LANCASTER TS, Schill MR, Greenberg JW, Moon MR, et al
    Potassium and Magnesium Supplementation Do Not Protect Against Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Operation: A Time-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 2. pii: S0003-4975(16)30782.
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  87. STEELE D, Viviano A, Bilkhu R, Diab M, et al
    Gigantic Saphenous Vein Graft Aneurysm Presenting as Pulsatile Anterior Chest Wall Mass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e263.
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  88. LEE AP, Wong RH, Underwood MJ, Yu SC, et al
    Contrast-Enhanced Transthoracic Aortic Ultrasonography for Endoleak Detection After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e261.
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  89. PANG PY, Nathan VB
    Successful Thrombectomy for an Idiopathic Floating Ascending Aortic Thrombus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e245-7.
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  90. TAKAHARA S, Kanda K, Kawatsu S, Yoshioka I, et al
    Modification of a Standard Thoracoabdominal Incision to Preserve Collaterals to Adamkiewicz Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e241-3.
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  91. KIM JT, Lee M, Kim YS, Yoon YH, et al
    Thoracic Endovascular Stent Graft Repair of Middle Aortic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e233-5.
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  92. LUC JG, Shanks M, Tyrrell BD, Welsh RC, et al
    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve: A Cautionary Tale.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e211-3.
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  93. DENTON EJ, Rischin A, McGiffin D, Williams TJ, et al
    Refractory Pulmonary Edema Caused by Late Pulmonary Vein Thrombosis After Lung Transplantation: A Rare Adverse Event.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e197-9.
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  94. OHIRA S, Doi K, Okawa K, Dohi M, et al
    Safety and Efficacy of Sequential Left Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting to Left Circumflex Area.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:766-73.
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  95. SUGIURA T, Tara S, Nakayama H, Kurobe H, et al
    Novel Bioresorbable Vascular Graft With Sponge-Type Scaffold as a Small-Diameter Arterial Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:720-7.
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    August 2016
  96. PERRIER S, Meyer N, Hoang Minh T, Announe T, et al
    Predictors of Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Bayesian Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(16)30673.
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  97. NICHOLS EL, McCullough JN, Ross CS, Kramer RS, et al
    Optimal Timing From Myocardial Infarction to Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on Hospital Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)30674.
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  98. LIU S, Shi Y, Liu R, Tong M, et al
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    Surgical Technique for Repair of Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis and Other Complex Peripheral Reconstructions.
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    Myocardial Revascularization for Patients With Diabetes: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention?
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    Equivalency of Saphenous Vein and Arterial Composite Grafts: 5-Year Angiography and Midterm Clinical Follow-Up.
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    September 2015
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    Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery: Surgical Repair With Anatomic- and Function-Based Follow-Up.
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    August 2015
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    July 2015
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    Impact of Ultrafiltration on Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery: The Michigan Experience.
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    Surgical Embolectomy for Acute Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism in a Series of 115 Patients.
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