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    February 2020
  1. CHALDOUPI SM, Heuts S, Vainer J, Maesen B, et al
    Surgical options to tackle coronary artery kinking in thoracoscopic left atrial appendage clipping.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)30094.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    January 2020
  2. KONDA GR, Gaikwad NM, Chauhan S, Mahajan V, et al
    Secure closure of right ventricular perforation reinforced with coronary artery wall.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30065.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  3. GAUDINO M, Robinson NB, Hameed I, Girardi LN, et al
    Coronary bypass with the free internal thoracic artery to treat anomalous right coronary artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30064.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  4. KASAI M, Osako M, Yoshino H
    Novel Low-Cost, High-Fidelity, Portable Simulation Device for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30068.
    PubMed     Text format    


    December 2019
  5. MAZZEFFI MA, Gammie JS, Tanaka K, Holmes SD, et al
    Maryland's global budget revenue program and coronary artery bypass surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31905.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  6. SZWED K, Slomka A, Pawliszak W, Szwed M, et al
    Novel markers for predicting type 2 neurological complications of coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)31889.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    November 2019
  7. LEHR EJ, Petersen JL
    Residual SYNTAX Score after Advanced Hybrid Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Revascularization (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31825.
    PubMed     Text format    


  8. PANHWAR MS, Deo SV, Gupta T, Khera S, et al
    Weekend Surgery and Outcomes of Patients Admitted for Non-Elective Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31736.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  9. KILIC A
    Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Cardiovascular Healthcare.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31612.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    October 2019
  10. BALKHY HH, Kitahara H, Hirai T, Matsukage H, et al
    Residual SYNTAX Score after Advanced Hybrid Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)31559.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  11. FILARDO G, Pollock BD, da Graca B, Phan TK, et al
    Post-coronary artery bypass graft atrial fibrillation event count and survival: differences by sex.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31490.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  12. LI H, Zhang S, Yu M, Xu J, et al
    Profile and Outcomes of Surgical Treatment for Ventricular Septal Rupture in Patients With Shock.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1127-1132.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  13. YASSI U, Iqbal F, Stevenson HL
    IgG4-Related Sclerosing Pericarditis in a Young Man With Recurrent Chest Pain.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e261-e263.
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  14. D'OSTREVY N, Sawadogo A, Porterie J, Eljezi V, et al
    Transaortic Left Ventricular Unloading in VA-ECMO: The Transsubclavian Route.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e269-e270.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    September 2019
  15. MACAYA F, Garcia-Arribas D, Escaned J
    Spontaneous coronary artery dissection and exogenous hormones (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31453.
    PubMed     Text format    


  16. HU Z, Chen S, Du J, Gu D, et al
    An In-hospital Mortality Risk Model for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in China.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)31404.
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  17. NAWATA K, D'Agostino RS, Habib RH, Kumamaru H, et al
    First Database Comparison Between the United States and Japan; Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31399.
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  18. PARK SJ, Kim HJ, Kim JB, Jung SH, et al
    Sequential versus Individual Saphenous Vein Grafting during Coronary Arterial Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31398.
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  19. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Midterm outcomes for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting in octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31401.
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  20. KANG G
    Spontaneous coronary artery dissection and exogenous hormone.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31297.
    PubMed     Text format    


  21. KREIBICH M, Desai ND
    Acute Coronary Involvement Due To Acute Type A Dissection May Not Always Cause Coronary Malperfusion (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31298.
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  22. SAKAGUCHI T, Mizuno T, Ryomoto M, Sekiya N, et al
    A new multi-suction heart positioner for minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31357.
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  23. KIM KB, Choi JW, Oh SJ, Hwang HY, et al
    Twenty-year experience with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and early postoperative angiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31279.
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  24. BLAZEKOVIC R, Planinc M, Catic J, Baric D, et al
    Immunoglobulin G4 Inflammatory Aortic Aneurysm Mimicking Acute Aortic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e179-e181.
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    August 2019
  25. OJHA V, Ganga K, Sinha M, Sharma A, et al
    Right coronary artery pseudoaneurysm after drug eluting stent: Dilemma solved on dual source CT.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31263.
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  26. HICKS GL
    Epiaortic Ultrasound to Prevent Stroke in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)31251.
    PubMed     Text format    


  27. GAUDINO M, Benedetto U, Fremes SE, Hare DL, et al
    Angiographic outcome of coronary artery bypass grafts: Radial Artery Database International Alliance.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31226.
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  28. BIANCARI F, Santini F, Tauriainen T, Bancone C, et al
    Epiaortic Ultrasound to Prevent Stroke in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31181.
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  29. LIU X, Zhang W, Chen N, Wang L, et al
    Can Preoperative C - reactive Protein Predict Bleeding after On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)31158.
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  30. CLEMENT KC, Suarez-Pierre A, Sebestyen K, Alejo D, et al
    Increased Glucose Variability Is Associated With Major Adverse Events After Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31094.
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  31. AYYAT KS, Argawi A, Mende M, Steinhoff G, et al
    Combined Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation - Are We There Yet?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31077.
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  32. DELL'AQUILA AM, Rukosujew A
    Some Further Considerations Regarding Preoperative ECMO for Recovery of End-Organ Function.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:645-646.
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  33. HATAMI S, White CW, Shan S, Haromy A, et al
    Myocardial Functional Decline During Prolonged Ex Situ Heart Perfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:499-507.
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  34. CHENG YT, Garan AR, Sanchez J, Kurlansky P, et al
    Midterm Outcomes of Bridge-to-Recovery Patients After Short-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:524-530.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    July 2019
  35. KANG Y, Li J, Wang T, Wei J, et al
    Left Main Coronary Artery Dissection Complicating Valve Replacement Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31065.
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  36. LIEN HY, Ke LY, Chen YF
    Acute Coronary Involvement Due To Acute Type A Dissection May Not Always Cause Coronary Malperfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31061.
    PubMed     Text format    


  37. PARKER DM, Owens SL, Ramkumar N, Likosky D, et al
    Galectin-3 as a Predictor of Long-term Survival after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)31038.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  38. NAM SH, Kim H, Ro SK
    Stent Thrombosis after Short-term Discontinuation of Ticagrelor for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31010.
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    June 2019
  39. PADMANABHAN H, Siau K, Curtis J, Ng A, et al
    Preoperative anemia and outcomes in cardiovascular surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30874.
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  40. KROEZE VJ, Lam KY, van Straten AHM, Houterman S, et al
    Benefits of Endoscopic Vein Harvesting in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30811.
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  41. BAYLE KM, Boston U, Sainathan S, Naik R, et al
    At Ross-Konno Operation in an Infant with a Quadricuspid Pulmonary Valve and Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30739.
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  42. WAGNER J, Tiller C, Dietl M, Ulmer H, et al
    Extracorporeal life support in myocardial infarction-induced cardiogenic shock: Weaning success.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)30727.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    May 2019
  43. RAJAB TK, Bedeir K, Taghavi FJ, Dunning JJ, et al
    Combined Tracheal Resection and Coronary Artery Bypass with ECMO Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)30688.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  44. NAJM HK, Ahmad M
    Transconal Unroofing of Anomalous Left Main Coronary Artery from Right Sinus with Transeptal Course.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 15. pii: S0003-4975(19)30694.
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  45. KURLANSKY PA
    The Impact of Preoperative Clopidogrel on Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30613.
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    April 2019
  46. SEESE L, Sultan I, Gleason TG, Navid F, et al
    The Impact of Preoperative Clopidogrel on Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30598.
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  47. TADOKORO N, Fujita T, Fukushima S, Shimahara Y, et al
    Multiple Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Kawasaki Disease-Associated Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30594.
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  48. RAZA S, Deo SV, Kalra A, Zia A, et al
    Stability After Initial Decline in Coronary Revascularization Rates in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30596.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  49. MULUKUTLA SR, Gleason T, Sharbaugh M, Sultan I, et al
    Coronary Bypass Versus Percutaneous Revascularization in Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30420.
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  50. NISHIMURA RA, O'Gara PT, Bavaria JE, Brindis RG, et al
    2019 AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: A Proposal to Optimize Care for Patients With Valvular Heart Disease: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, American Socie
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)30342.
    PubMed     Text format    


    March 2019
  51. PLANINC M, Unic D, Baric D, Blazekovic R, et al
    The Dark Side of the Heart: Cardiovascular Manifestation of Ochronosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30397.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  52. GARCIA-ARRIBAS D, Macaya F, Vilacosta I, Saiz-Pardo M, et al
    Coexistence of spontaneous coronary artery dissection and ascending aortic aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30380.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  53. HOLM M, Biancari F, Khodabandeh S, Gherli R, et al
    Bleeding in Patients Treated with Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)30365.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  54. HICKS GL JR
    Bleeding in Patients Treated with Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30358.
    PubMed     Text format    


  55. KANZAKI T, Numata S, Yamazaki S, Yaku H, et al
    Coronary arteriovenous fistula draining into persistent left superior vena cava.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30337.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  56. WANG E, Fan X, Qi W, Song Y, et al
    A Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm leading to Tricuspid Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30332.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  57. PARACHURI VR, Tripathy AK, Gaikwad NM, Singh AP, et al
    Modified Infarct Exclusion Technique for Repair of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e219-e221.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  58. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Bakaeen FG, Ravichandren K, et al
    Long-Term Patency of Individual Segments of Different Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Configurations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:740-746.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  59. ZYWICKA EM, Theologou T, Love S, Nawaytou O, et al
    Sternal Wires-Induced Severe Systemic Inflammatory Response and Cardiac Tamponade.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e175-e176.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    February 2019
  60. RANOCCHI F, Lio A, Fiorani B, Musumeci F, et al
    A Modified Transatrial Approach for Repair of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e147-e149.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    January 2019
  61. BRAVO M, Torregrossa G, Mancini D, Puskas J, et al
    Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Transplant Vasculopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30127.
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  62. HODGES MM, Zgheib C, Xu J, Hu J, et al
    Differential expression of TGFbeta1 is associated with fetal regeneration after myocardial infarction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(19)30113.
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  63. DE HOUS N, Haine S, Oortman R, Laga S, et al
    Alternative approach for the surgical treatment of left main coronary artery aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30105.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  64. NAPPI F, Lusini M, Avtaar Singh SS, Santana O, et al
    Risk of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Recurrence after Combined Valvular and Subvalvular Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30100.
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    December 2018
  65. BLOOM JP, Kwon MH, Tolis G Jr
    Early Distal Migration of a Self-Expanding Aortic Valve Prosthesis Causing Myocardial Infarction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31850.
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  66. AL KINDI HN, Yacoub MH
    Transection & Relocation of anomalous left coronary artery following aborted sudden cardiac death.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 18. pii: S0003-4975(18)31837.
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  67. FERRARIS VA
    Incidence, Cost, and Risk Factors for Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31826.
    PubMed     Text format    


  68. SHAH RM, Zhang Q, Chatterjee S, Cheema F, et al
    Incidence, Cost, and Risk Factors for Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)31820.
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  69. GAUDINO M, Fremes S, Schwann TA, Tatoulis J, et al
    Technical Aspects of the Use of the Radial Artery in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)31785.
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  70. BLOOMINGDALE R, Walters HL 3rd, Mertens A, Ramos R, et al
    Coronary Sinus Stenosis with Right Coronary Artery to Coronary Sinus Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)31790.
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  71. WHITLOCK EL, Diaz-Ramirez LG, Smith AK, Boscardin WJ, et al
    Cognitive Change After Cardiac Surgery Versus Cardiac Catheterization: A Population-Based Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)31671.
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    November 2018
  72. CHOPRA AM, Ferraris VA
    Stopping Vs Continuing Aspirin Prior to Coronary Artery Surgery for Desensitized Cardiac Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31690.
    PubMed     Text format    


  73. KREIBICH M, Bavaria JE, Branchetti E, Brown CR, et al
    Management of patients with coronary artery malperfusion secondary to Type A aortic dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)31643.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  74. GU D, Zhang X, Diao X, Zhao W, et al
    Surgeon-Specific Quality Monitoring System for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)31621.
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    October 2018
  75. KAVARANA MN
    Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Coronary Arteries: A Novel Unroofing Technique in an Adult Cohort (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31514.
    PubMed     Text format    


  76. VINNAKOTA A, Stewart RD, Najm H, Blackstone EH, et al
    Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Coronary Arteries: A Novel Unroofing Technique in an Adult Cohort.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)31436.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  77. HICKS GL JR
    Intensity of Glycemic Control Affects Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31422.
    PubMed     Text format    


  78. YADAVA OP
    Off-Pump versus On-Pump Impact: Diabetic Patient Five-Year Coronary Artery Bypass Clinical Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31423.
    PubMed     Text format    


    September 2018
  79. ZHANG J, Ma W, Zhang W, Kong Y, et al
    3-dimensional printed models-guided surgical repair for recurrent coronary artery fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31340.
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  80. ROBICH MP, Iribarne A, Leavitt BJ, Malenka DJ, et al
    Intensity of Glycemic Control Affects Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31332.
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  81. WAGNER TH, Hattler B, Bakaeen FG, Collins JF, et al
    Costs Five Years after Off-Pump or On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31329.
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  82. SHROYER ALW, Quin JA, Wagner TH, Carr BM, et al
    Off-Pump versus On-Pump Impact: Diabetic Patient Five-Year Coronary Artery Bypass Clinical Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31330.
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  83. FINK N, Nikolsky E, Assali A, Shapira O, et al
    Revascularization Strategies and Survival in Patients with Multi-vessel Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31322.
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  84. ALMADDAH NK, Najib K, Shahreyar M, Holden A, et al
    Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Occlusion Due to Concussion by a Bullet.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)31304.
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    August 2018
  85. KEELING B, Hunting J, Leshnower B, Stouffer C, et al
    Salvage Coronary Artery Bypass Predicts Increased Mortality during Aortic Root Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31165.
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  86. SHIM H, Jeong DS, Kim WS, Park PW, et al
    Impact of Arteriovenous Fistula for Hemodialysis on Clinical Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31141.
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  87. BANNAS P, Lenz A, Petersen J, Sinn M, et al
    Normalization of Transvalvular Flow Patterns after Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair: Insights from 4D Flow Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31044.
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    July 2018
  88. JACOB S, Belli EV
    Electric Shock-Induced Coronary Artery Thrombosis and Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)30993.
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  89. BAVARIA JE, Tommaso CL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, et al
    2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: Operator and Institutional Recommendations and Requirements for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American Col
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30979.
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    June 2018
  90. SAID SM
    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30888.
    PubMed     Text format    


  91. YUAN X, Li B, Sun H, Yang Y, et al
    Surgical Outcome in Adolescents and Adults with Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from Pulmonary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 18. pii: S0003-4975(18)30850.
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  92. MATTIOLI AV, Farinetti A, Manenti A, Roncati L, et al
    Surgery of Moderate Coronary Artery Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30833.
    PubMed     Text format    


  93. WEBER DJ, Sheikh AY, Cain BS, LaBourene JI, et al
    Repair of Enlarging Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Two Months After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30826.
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  94. ASADA S, Yamagishi M, Nishida K, Okazaki S, et al
    Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery from Aortic Arch Associated with HLHS.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30824.
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  95. KITAMURA S
    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30752.
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  96. ROWSE PG, Said SM
    The Need for Multiple Bypass Grafts in Repair of Right Coronary Artery to Coronary Sinus Fistulae.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30733.
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    May 2018
  97. WANG SC, Patel H, Scott WW
    Lung Cancer Invading a Coronary Graft: Role of Coronary Intervention and Robotic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30654.
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  98. NG AF, Somberg ED, Shah AR, Mulkay AJ, et al
    Cocaine Related Myocardial Infarction and Ventricular Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30566.
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    April 2018
  99. PAVLOPOULOS D, Hamilos M, Kalogerakos P, Kampitakis E, et al
    Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in a Woman. Surgical Treatment and Angiographic Follow Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30502.
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  100. SON KH, Choi CH, Park KY
    Variables Affecting the Heart-Type Fatty Acid Binding Protein Level.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1282.
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    March 2018
  101. ZHOU P, Zhu P, Xiao Z, Lin X, et al
    Meta-analysis of Repeat Revascularization of Off-Pump and On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30408.
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  102. RICH JB, Fonner CE, Quader MA, Ailawadi G, et al
    Impact of Regional Collaboration on Quality Improvement and Associated Cost Savings in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30393.
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  103. GIAMBRUNO V, Jones P, Khaliel F, Chu MW, et al
    Hybrid Coronary Revascularization Versus On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 20. pii: S0003-4975(17)31519.
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  104. DESIMONE JP, Malenka DJ, Weldner PW, Iribarne A, et al
    Coronary Revascularization with Single Versus Bilateral Mammary Arteries: Is It Time to Change?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)30339.
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  105. BHATNAGAR P, Bhatnagar S
    Multivessel Total Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Mesocardia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30336.
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  106. TRAHANAS JM, Van Boxtel BS, Miller SE, Irobunda C, et al
    Emergent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30335.
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  107. FRIGAULT J, Lafreniere-Bessi V, Perron J, Bedard E, et al
    Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery: Masquerading as Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30324.
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  108. BELLER JP, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, LaPar DJ, et al
    Does Preoperative Troponin Level Impact Outcomes following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30276.
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  109. HOGANSON DM, Cooper DA, Rich KN, Piekarski BL, et al
    Flow Preservation of Umbilical Vein for Autologous Shunt and Cardiovascular Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30263.
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  110. WEHMAN B, Mazzeffi M, Chow R, Watkins AC, et al
    Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Refractory Electrical Storm After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e99-e101.
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  111. SASIKUMAR D, Menon S, Baruah SD, Dharan BS, et al
    Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From Pulmonary Artery in a Baby With Pulmonary Atresia, Intact Ventricular Septum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e123-e124.
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  112. GOTTSCHALK BH, Blankenstein J, Guo L
    Ochronosis of Mitral Valve and Coronary Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30261.
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  113. KAWATSU S, Sasaki K, Sakatsume K, Takahara S, et al
    Predictors of Heparin Resistance Prior to Cardiovascular Surgery in Adults.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30255.
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  114. FERGUSON TB JR
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:821-822.
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  115. SELVASANDRAN K, Makhoul G, Jaiswal PK, Jurakhan R, et al
    A Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha and Hypoxia-Induced Secretome Therapy for Myocardial Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:715-723.
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  116. IRIBARNE A, Westbrook BM, Malenka DJ, Schmoker JD, et al
    Should Diabetes Be a Contraindication to Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:709-714.
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    February 2018
  117. FERRARIS VA
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30245.
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  118. ZHANG H, Ma X, Zhang Q, Jiao Q, et al
    Arterioplasty in Takayasu's Arteritis with Left Main Coronary Artery Involvement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30137.
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  119. SHROYER ALW, Gioia WE, Bishawi M, Wallace AS, et al
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30138.
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  120. TECSON KM, Brown D, Choi JW, Feghali G, et al
    Major Adverse Renal and Cardiac Events Following Coronary Angiography and Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30071.
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  121. JANUSZEWSKA K, Kehl HG, Malec E
    Single Ostium of the Right and Left Coronary Artery From the Right Pulmonary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e67-e69.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and The American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology: Clinical Practice Guidelines-Anticoagulation During Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
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  123. FRASER CD 3RD, Zhou X, Liu RH, Lui C, et al
    Coronary Button Pseudoaneurysms After Aortic Root Replacement in a Child With Loeys-Deitz Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e63-e65.
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    Endothelial Shear Stress of the Saphenous Vein Composite Graft Based on the Internal Thoracic Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:564-571.
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    January 2018
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    Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Abnormal Strain Overestimates Non-Viable Myocardium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30062.
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    Mitral Valve-in-Valve Implantation as an Elective or Rescue Procedure in High Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30056.
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    Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula in Continuity with the Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30016.
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    Epicardial 15-MHz Echocardiography for Effective Repair of Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula.
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    PAS-Port in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Cardiac Computed Tomography as an Imaging Modality in Coronary Anomalies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e15-e17.
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    Huge Calcified Aneurysm of the Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e35.
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    December 2017
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    Preoperative Scale to Determine All-Cause Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
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    Natural History of Moderate Coronary Artery Stenosis After Surgical Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31203.
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  134. STAMP NL, Merry CJ
    Patch Repair of Anomalous Origin of Left Anterior Descending Artery from the Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)31605.
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    Surgical Management of Extensive Perinatal Myocardial Infarction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e435-e437.
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  136. UEKI C, Sakaguchi G
    Repeated Coronary Revascularization in the Era of the Heart Team.
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  137. NISIVACO S, McCrorey M, Krienbring D, Patel B, et al
    Redo Robotic Endoscopic Beating Heart Coronary Bypass (TECAB) After Previous TECAB.
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  138. IRIBARNE A, Goodney PP, Flores AM, DeSimone J, et al
    National Trends and Geographic Variation in Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use in the United States.
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    Consensus-Derived Coronary Anastomotic Checklist Reveals Significant Variability Among Experts.
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    Cardiac Progenitor Cell Recruitment Drives Fetal Cardiac Regeneration by Enhanced Angiogenesis.
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    Continuous Procedural Full-Lung Ventilation During Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Grafting.
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    November 2017
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    Determinants of Variation in Pneumonia Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Predicting New-Onset Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Atrial Fibrillation With Existing Risk Scores.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(17)30980.
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  144. WANG Y, Zheng X, Liu K
    Surgical Repair of Bland-White-Garland Syndrome With Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e375-e377.
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    Coronary Dissection Discovered During Ex Vivo Organ Preservation: Avoiding a Fatal Complication.
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    Novel Rotational Speed Modulation System Used With Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1488-1495.
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  147. LUTHRA S
    Degrees of Belief and the Burden of Proof: The ART Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1441-1444.
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    October 2017
  148. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Fraser C, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Less Is More: Results of a Statewide Analysis of the Impact of Blood Transfusion on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30962.
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    Off-Pump Double Coronary Artery Bypass in a 14-Year-Old With Kawasaki Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e307-e309.
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    September 2017
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    Impact of Gender on Arterial Revascularization Strategies for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)30951.
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  151. FORTIN J, Vaillancourt R, Vigneault L, Laflamme M, et al
    Unusual Cause of Life-Threatening Hemoptysis During Cardiac Operation: Surgical Management Revisited.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e251-e252.
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    Left Ventricular Unloading by Impella Device Versus Surgical Vent During Extracorporeal Life Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:861-867.
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    July 2017
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    Mild to Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Should a Mitral Surgical Procedure be Added to Revascularization?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:372-373.
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    May 2017
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    Mitral-Aortic Intervalvular Fibrosa Pseudoaneurysm Causing Systolic Compression of Left Main Trunk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e461.
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    February 2017
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    Impact of Incomplete Revascularization on Long-Term Outcomes in Octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:687.
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