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    April 2017
  1. MIYAHARA S, Miyata H, Motomura N, Takamoto S, et al
    Clinical significance of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in patients undergoing elective total arch replacement: analysis based on the Japan Adult Cardiovascular Surgery Database.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:761-766.
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  2. YAMANA K, Sakurai H, Nonaka T, Sakurai T, et al
    Dilated cardiomyopathy associated with elephant trunk in Loeys-Dietz syndrome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:797-798.
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  3. MATT P, Banerjee P, Grapow M, Rueter F, et al
    Modified frozen elephant trunk for acute type A aortic dissection: a comparative study with standard repair technique.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:754-760.
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  4. MARTIN C, Thony F, Rodiere M, Bouzat P, et al
    Long-term results following emergency stent graft repair for traumatic rupture of the aortic isthmus.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:767-772.
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  5. NAUTA FJH, de Beaufort HWL, Conti M, Marconi S, et al
    Impact of thoracic endovascular aortic repair on radial strain in an ex vivo porcine model.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:783-789.
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  6. SZALAY Z, Papantchev V, Walther T
    Aortic root aneurysm extending into the arch as a rare complication of Kawasaki disease: surgical management.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:799-801.
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  7. KNIRSCH W, Mayer KN, Scheer I, Tuura R, et al
    Structural cerebral abnormalities and neurodevelopmental status in single ventricle congenital heart disease before Fontan procedure.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:740-746.
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  8. HANSSON EC, Malm CJ, Hesse C, Hornestam B, et al
    Platelet function recovery after ticagrelor withdrawal in patients awaiting urgent coronary surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:633-637.
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    March 2017
  9. DUMFARTH J, Peterss S, Luehr M, Etz CD, et al
    Acute type A dissection in octogenarians: does emergency surgery impact in-hospital outcome or long-term survival?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:472-477.
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  10. KURLANSKY P, Herbert M, Prince S, Mack M, et al
    Coronary bypass versus percutaneous intervention: sex matters. The impact of gender on long-term outcomes of coronary revascularization.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:554-561.
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  11. JUSSLI-MELCHERS J, Panholzer B, Friedrich C, Broch O, et al
    Long-term outcome and quality of life following emergency surgery for acute aortic dissection type A: a comparison between young and elderly adults.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:465-471.
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  12. BERDAJS D, Mosbahi S, Strano F, Forro Z, et al
    Impact of synthetic elements on aortic root haemodynamics: computed fluid dynamics of aortic root reconstruction and valve reimplantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:432-441.
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  13. NORDMEYER S, Rohder M, Nordmeyer J, Miera O, et al
    Systemic right ventricular morphology in the early postoperative course after extracardiac Fontan operation: is there still a need for special care?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:483-489.
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    February 2017
  14. GLINEUR D, Etienne PY, Kuschner CE, Shaw RE, et al
    Bilateral internal mammary artery Y construct with multiple sequential grafting improves survival compared to bilateral internal mammary artery with additional vein grafts: 10-year experience at 2 different institutionsdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:368-375.
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  15. LEHNERT P, Moller CH, Mortensen J, Kjaergaard J, et al
    Surgical embolectomy compared to thrombolysis in acute pulmonary embolism: morbidity and mortality.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:354-361.
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  16. JAKOB H, Dohle D, Benedik J, Janosi RA, et al
    Long-term experience with the E-vita Open hybrid graft in complex thoracic aortic diseasedagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:329-338.
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    January 2017
  17. 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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  18. ROSELLI EE, Bakaeen FG, Johnston DR, Soltesz EG, et al
    Role of the frozen elephant trunk procedure for chronic aortic dissection.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51.
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  19. SHRESTHA M, Haverich A, Martens A
    Total aortic arch replacement with the frozen elephant trunk procedure in acute DeBakey type I aortic dissections.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51.
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  20. DI BARTOLOMEO R, Murana G, Di Marco L, Pantaleo A, et al
    Frozen versus conventional elephant trunk technique: application in clinical practice.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51.
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  21. CZERNY M, Rylski B, Kari FA, Kreibich M, et al
    Technical details making aortic arch replacement a safe procedure using the Thoraflex Hybrid prosthesis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51.
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  22. DE PAULIS R
    Towards a better, complete treatment of aortic arch pathologies.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51.
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  23. URBANSKI PP, Sabik JF, Bachet JE
    Cannulation of an arch artery for hostile aorta.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:2-9.
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  24. ZIERER A, El-Sayed Ahmad A, Papadopoulos N, Detho F, et al
    Fifteen years of surgery for acute type A aortic dissection in moderate-to-mild systemic hypothermiadagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:97-103.
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  25. AD N
    MicroRNAs and post-operative atrial fibrillation: a step in the understanding of the mechanism and identifying reliable biomarkers.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:78-79.
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  26. WONG J, Lamata P, Rathod RH, Bertaud S, et al
    Right ventricular morphology and function following stage I palliation with a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus a right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:50-57.
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  27. HARLING L, Lambert J, Ashrafian H, Darzi A, et al
    Elevated serum microRNA 483-5p levels may predict patients at risk of post-operative atrial fibrillation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:73-78.
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  28. ZHONG H, Xu Z, Shao G
    Successful graft treatment of severe stenosis of the left subclavian artery in a patient with double aortic arch.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:190.
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    December 2016
  29. 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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    July 2016
  30. 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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  31. ALSOUFI B, Gillespie S, Mori M, Clabby M, et al
    Factors affecting death and progression towards next stage following modified Blalock-Taussig shunt in neonates.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:169-77.
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  32. 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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  33. DAVE HH
    Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt: simple but unpredictable.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:178-9.
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  34. MANNACIO VA, Mannacio L, Pinna GB, Vosa C, et al
    Individualized strategy for clopidogrel suspension in patients undergoing coronary surgery: is it the best choice?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:189-90.
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  35. CZERNY M
    Re: Minimally invasive approach for aortic arch surgery employing the frozen elephant trunk technique.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:145.
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  36. CANAUD L, Ozdemir BA, Alric P
    The Provisional Extension To Induce Complete Attachment (PETTICOAT) technique to promote distal aortic remodelling in repair of acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection: is the best the enemy of the good?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;50:153-4.
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    June 2016
  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. BERDAJS D, Mosbahi S, Forro Z, Burki M, et al
    Aortic root haemodynamics following David procedure: numerical analysis of 3-dimensional haemodynamics.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1588-98.
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  40. DOROBANTU DM, Pandey R, Sharabiani MT, Mahani AS, et al
    Indications and results of systemic to pulmonary shunts: results from a national database.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1553-63.
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  41. 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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    May 2016
  42. GUDBJARTSSON T
    Is beating heart coronary artery bypass grafting on or off?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  43. YATSU S, Dohi T, Inaba H, Amano A, et al
    Obstructed prosthetic valve thrombosis of a pure carbon bi-leaflet aortic valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. JAMIESON SW
    Re: Outcome after surgical treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: dealing with different patient subsets. A single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  48. 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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  49. 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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  50. MURANA G, Castrovinci S, Kloppenburg G, Yousif A, et al
    Open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the modern era: results from a 20-year single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1374-81.
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  51. SCHARFSCHWERDT M, Leonhard M, Lehmann J, Richardt D, et al
    In vitro investigation of a novel elastic vascular prosthesis for valve-sparing aortic root and ascending aorta replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1370-3.
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  52. URBANSKI PP, Bougioukakis P, Deja MA, Diegeler A, et al
    Open aortic arch surgery in chronic dissection with visceral arteries originating from different lumens.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1382-90.
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  53. YAN Y, Xu L, Zhang H, Xu ZY, et al
    Proximal aortic repair versus extensive aortic repair in the treatment of acute type A aortic dissection: a meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1392-401.
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  54. 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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  55. SERGEANT P
    Can data from registries be upgraded into structured information and possibly knowledge?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1449-50.
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  56. CZERNY M
    Re: Open aortic arch surgery in chronic dissection with visceral arteries originating from different lumens.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1390-1.
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  57. SILASCHI M, Nicou N, Wendler O
    Are intraoperative flow measurements sufficient to allay concerns about flow capacity of skeletonized internal thoracic arteries?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1536.
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  58. FISHER B, Glogoza M, Bettenhausen A, Dyke C, et al
    Blood transfusion and the benefit/harm inflection point.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1537-8.
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    April 2016
  59. KOTANI Y, Kasahara S, Fujii Y, Eitoku T, et al
    A staged decompression of right ventricle allows growth of right ventricle and subsequent biventricular repair in patients with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  60. GAGNE-LORANGER M, Dumont E, Voisine P, Mohammadi S, et al
    Natural history of 40-50 mm root/ascending aortic aneurysms in the current era of dedicated thoracic aortic clinics.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  61. NIERLICH P, Hold A, Ristl R
    Outcome after surgical treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: dealing with different patient subsets. A single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  62. BAJONA P, Quintana E
    Total arch replacement: the last frontier?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1262-3.
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  63. 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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  64. ROSELLI EE
    Cracking the code of arch dissection.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1255.
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  65. MOULAKAKIS KG, Mylonas SN, Kakisis J, Geroulakos G, et al
    Inflammatory response following stent grafting for acute aortic syndrome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1247-8.
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  66. VALLABHAJOSYULA P, Gottret JP, Robb JD, Szeto WY, et al
    Hemiarch replacement with concomitant antegrade stent grafting of the descending thoracic aorta versus total arch replacement for treatment of acute DeBakey I aortic dissection with arch teardagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1256-61.
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  67. GORLA R, Erbel R, Kahlert P, Tsagakis K, et al
    Clinical features and prognostic value of stent-graft-induced post-implantation syndrome after thoracic endovascular aortic repair in patients with type B acute aortic syndromes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1239-47.
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  68. UCHIDA N, Katayama A, Higashiue S, Shiono M, et al
    A new device as an open stent graft for extended aortic repair: a multicentre early experience in Japan.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1270-8.
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  69. YAMAMOTO K, Komori K, Narita H, Morimae H, et al
    A 'through-and-through bowing technique' for antegrade thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair with total arch debranching: a technical note and the initial results.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1264-9.
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  70. FLEISSNER F, Engelke H, Rojas-Hernandez S, Ismail I, et al
    Long-term follow-up of total arterial revascularization with left internal thoracic artery and radial artery T-grafts: survival, cardiac morbidity and quality of life.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1195-200.
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  71. KIKUCHI K, Une D, Kurata A, Ruel M, et al
    Off-pump minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting using the bilateral internal thoracic arteries and the right gastroepiproic artery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1285-6.
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  72. DEPPE AC, Arbash W, Kuhn EW, Slottosch I, et al
    Current evidence of coronary artery bypass grafting off-pump versus on-pump: a systematic review with meta-analysis of over 16,900 patients investigated in randomized controlled trialsdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1031-41.
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    March 2016
  73. LINKER NJ, Martin RI
    Cardiac resynchronization combined with coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  74. PACINI D
    Re: Repair of complicated type B dissection with an isolated left vertebral artery using the stented elephant trunk technique.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:782-3.
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  75. NOZDRZYKOWSKI M, Luehr M, Garbade J, Schmidt A, et al
    Outcomes of secondary procedures after primary thoracic endovascular aortic repairdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:770-7.
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  76. VIVACQUA A, Idrees JJ, Johnston DR, Soltesz EG, et al
    Thoracic endovascular repair first for extensive aortic disease: the staged hybrid approachdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:764-9.
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  77. KOSTER A, Zittermann A, Borgermann J, Knabbe C, et al
    Transfusion of 1 and 2 units of red blood cells does not increase mortality and organ failure in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:931-6.
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  78. ZHU JM, Qi RD, Liu YM, Zheng J, et al
    Repair of complicated type B dissection with an isolated left vertebral artery using the stented elephant trunk technique.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:778-82.
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  79. LAUTAMAKI A, Kiviniemi T, Biancari F, Airaksinen J, et al
    Outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with stage 3b-5 chronic kidney disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:926-30.
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  80. GATTI G, Dell'Angela L, Barbati G, Benussi B, et al
    A predictive scoring system for deep sternal wound infection after bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:910-7.
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  81. SOYLU E, Harling L, Ashrafian H, Rao C, et al
    A systematic review of the safety and efficacy of distal coronary artery anastomotic devices.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:732-45.
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  82. ANTUNES PE, Ferrao de Oliveira J, Prieto D, Coutinho GF, et al
    Coronary artery bypass surgery without cardioplegia: hospital results in 8515 patientsdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:918-25.
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  83. TOMAS AC, Santos AL, Rodrigues L, Fragata J, et al
    Type 3 endoleak following chest trauma in a patient with a hybrid replacement of the thoracic aorta.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:1013-4.
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    February 2016
  84. FOUQUET O, Gomez M, Abi-Khalil W, Binuani P, et al
    Open heart surgery for a stuck rotablator.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  85. KOPJAR T, Gasparovic H, Mestres CA, Milicic D, et al
    Meta-analysis of concomitant mitral valve repair and coronary artery bypass surgery versus isolated coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with moderate ischaemic mitral regurgitationdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  86. SHRESTHA M
    Re: Impact of clinical factors and surgical techniques on early outcome of patients treated with frozen elephant trunk technique by using EVITA open stent-graft: results of a multicentre study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:666-7.
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  87. OSNABRUGGE RL, Kappetein AP, Head SJ, Kolh P, et al
    Doing better in more complex patients: leading the way for QUIP.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:397-8.
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  88. BACKER CL, Costello JM, Deal BJ
    Fontan conversion: guidelines from Down Under.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:536-7.
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  89. SCHOENHOFF F, Carrel T
    How are you feeling today? Quality of life after aortic surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:389-90.
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  90. KHARGI K
    Stable and moderate glycaemic control in diabetic patients with bilateral internal mammary grafting: a simple and important recommendation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:427.
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  91. JARRAL OA, Kidher E, Patel VM, Nguyen B, et al
    Quality of life after intervention on the thoracic aorta.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:369-89.
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  92. IAFRANCESCO M, Ranasinghe AM, Dronavalli V, Adam DJ, et al
    Open aortic arch replacement in high-risk patients: the gold standard.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:646-51.
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  93. LEONTYEV S, Tsagakis K, Pacini D, Di Bartolomeo R, et al
    Impact of clinical factors and surgical techniques on early outcome of patients treated with frozen elephant trunk technique by using EVITA open stent-graft: results of a multicentre study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:660-6.
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  94. HSU KH, Chang CI, Huang SC, Chen YS, et al
    17-year experience in surgical management of congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries: a single-centre's experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:522-7.
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  95. DAI L, Gao M, Gu C, Zhang F, et al
    Perivenous application of cyanoacrylate tissue sealants reduces intimal and medial thickening of the vein graft and inflammatory responses in a rabbit model of carotid artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:675-81.
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  96. POH CL, Cochrane A, Galati JC, Bullock A, et al
    Ten-year outcomes of Fontan conversion in Australia and New Zealand demonstrate the superiority of a strategy of early conversion.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:530-5.
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  97. LUEHR M, Etz CD, Nozdrzykowski M, Lehmkuhl L, et al
    Extra-anatomic revascularization for preoperative cerebral malperfusion due to distal carotid artery occlusion in acute type A aortic dissection.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:652-8.
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    January 2016
  98. ANASTASIADIS K, Antonitsis P, Bauer A, Carrel T, et al
    Minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation should become the standard practice in coronary revascularization surgerydagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  99. WHITE R, Balasubramanian S
    Using the radial artery for coronary revascularization after radial puncture.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  100. HIRAOKA A, Chikazawa G, Sakaguchi T, Yoshitaka H, et al
    Late leakage from four-branch prosthetic graft after total aortic arch repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49:e31-2.
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    December 2015
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