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    March 2021
  1. MOLINA EJ, Shah P, Kiernan MS, Cornwell WK 3rd, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs 2020 Annual Report.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:778-792.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  2. SAHA A, Jennings DL, Ning Y, Kurlansky P, et al
    Methylene Blue Does Not Improve Vasoplegia After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:800-808.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  3. SEESE L, Movahedi F, Antaki J, Kilic A, et al
    Delineating Pathways to Death by Multisystem Organ Failure in Patients With a Left Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:881-888.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2021
  4. SMAIL H, Hassan HA, Bowles C, Stock U, et al
    Impaired Baseline Renal Function May Not Influence Outcomes and Survival After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:511-518.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  5. WILSON HK, Haithcock BE, Caranasos TG
    Novel Modification of HeartMate 3 Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e133-e134.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2021
  6. DAVIES RR, Lantz J, Mullowney S, Butts R, et al
    Heart Failure after Cavopulmonary Connection: Conversion to Biventricular Circulatory Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00085.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2020
  7. OHIRA S, Spielvogel D, Lansman SL, Kai M, et al
    Less Invasive Reoperative Ventricular Assist Device Insertion for Patients With Patent Bypass Grafts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e545-e547.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  8. SEESE L, Hickey G, Keebler M, Thoma F, et al
    Limited Efficacy of Thrombolytics for Pump Thrombosis in Durable Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:2047-2054.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2020
  9. MAEDA K, Nasirov T, Yarlagadda V, Hollander SA, et al
    Single Ventricular Assist Device Support for the Failing Bidirectional Glenn Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1659-1666.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2020
  10. ZHANG X, He X, Jing H, Luo K, et al
    Neonatal rabbit model for pressure-overloaded heart failure and preliminary exploration of mechanism.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 19. pii: S0003-4975(20)31710.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  11. DZIODZIO T, Fehrenbach U, Jara M, Ollinger R, et al
    Subxyphoidal Hernia After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e347.

  12. ZHU A, Milano CA, Turek JW, Krasuski RA, et al
    Mustard Baffle Revision With Systemic Ventricular Assist Device Placement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e279-e280.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  13. ROTERING H, Al Shakaki M, Welp H, Dell'Aquila AM, et al
    Preliminary Results of a New Treatment Strategy for Relapsed Left Ventricular Assist Device-Specific Infections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1302-1307.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  14. LUI C, Fraser CD 3rd, Zhou X, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Increased Use of Multiorgan Transplantation in Heart Transplantation: Only Time Will Tell.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1308-1315.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2020
  15. IMAMURA T, Narang N, Nitta D, Fujino T, et al
    HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device Cannula Position and Hemocompatibility-Related Adverse Events.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:911-917.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  16. KAGAWA H, Aranda-Michel E, Kormos RL, Keebler M, et al
    Aortic Insufficiency After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Predictors and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:836-843.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2020
  17. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Lui C, Zhou X, Giuliano K, et al
    Long-term Survival Following Heart Transplantation: A Population-based Nested Case-Control Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 30. pii: S0003-4975(20)31220.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  18. PERSSON M, Glaser N, Franco-Cereceda A, Nilsson J, et al
    Porcine versus Bovine Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves: Long-term Clinical Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)31180.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  19. GRIFFIN BR, Bronsert M, Reece TB, Pal JD, et al
    Thrombocytopenia After Cardiopulmonary Bypass Is Associated With Increased Morbidity and Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:50-57.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2020
  20. GAUDINO M, Ruel M, Obadia JF, De Bonis M, et al
    Methodologic considerations on four cardiovascular interventions trials with contradictory results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)30911.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2020
  21. HUCKABY LV, Seese LM, Aranda-Michel E, Mathier MA, et al
    Sex-Based Heart Transplant Outcomes after Bridging with Centrifugal Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30691.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. FENG Y, An H, Sun L
    Can Preoperative Vitamin K Reduce Blood Transfusions After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1623.

  23. CHUNG JS, Emerson D, Ramzy D, Akhmerov A, et al
    A New Paradigm in Mechanical Circulatory Support: 100-Patient Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1370-1377.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  24. ZHOU P, Xiao Z, Zhu P, Nie Z, et al
    Diabetes Mellitus Is Not a Risk Factor for Patients Supported With Left Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1614-1622.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  25. HUANG ZHANG P, Tkatch C, Vainchtein D, Kresh JY, et al
    Aortic Hemodynamics of Spiral-Flow-Generated Mechanical Assistance.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1449-1457.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  26. GREENLEAF CE, Binsalamah ZM, Adachi I
    Replacement of Left Ventricular Assist Device Inflow Cannula Using a Right Angle Atrial Cannula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e389.

    March 2020
  27. LETSOU GV, Musfee FI, Cheema FH, Lee AD, et al
    Heterotopic Cardiac Transplantation: Long-term Results and Fate of the Native Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)30373.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  28. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Lui C, Zhou X, Fraser CD 3rd, et al
    Conditional Survival in Heart Transplantation: An OPTN Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)30364.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  29. PELED Y, Klempfner R, Kassif Y, Kogan A, et al
    Preoperative statin therapy and heart transplantation outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 7. pii: S0003-4975(20)30355.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  30. AHMED A, Adegbala O, Akintoye E, Inampudi C, et al
    Gender Differences in Outcomes After Implantation of Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:780-786.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  31. BANSAL A, Chan J, Bansal A, Carter-Thompson WP, et al
    Preoperative Vitamin K Reduces Blood Transfusions at Time of Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:787-793.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2020
  32. TANG PC, Sarsour N, Haft JW, Romano MA, et al
    Aortic Valve Repair versus Replacement Associated with Durable Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30228.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  33. ZIJDERHAND CF, Veen KM, Caliskan K, Schoonen T, et al
    Biatrial vs. bicaval orthotopic heart transplantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)30103.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  34. FUJINO T, Imamura T, Nitta D, Kim G, et al
    Effect of Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Surgery with Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)30102.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  35. JULLIARD W, Teman N
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:325-328.

    January 2020
  36. OKOH AK, Singh S, Hirji S
    Bridging the disparities gap to heart transplantation with left ventricular assist devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(20)30086.

  37. JAWITZ OK, Fudim M, Raman V, Blumer VL, et al
    Renal Outcomes in Patients Bridged to Heart Transplant with a Left Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)31981.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  38. TSUSHIMA Y, Imamura T, Landeras L, Kitahara H, et al
    Novel Formula to Calculate Three-Dimensional Angle Between Inflow Cannula and Device Body of HeartMate II LVAD.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:63-68.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2019
  39. ANDO M, Takayama H, Kurlansky PA, Han J, et al
    Effect of pulmonary hypertension on transplant outcomes in patients with ventricular assist devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31732.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  40. KAPOOR K, Shah P, Bogar LJ, Edwards LG, et al
    Long-term Safety of Minimally Invasive Left Ventricular Assist Device Discontinuation for Myocardial Recovery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1398-1403.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2019
  41. KIM HH, Lee S, Joo HC, Kim JH, et al
    Impact of suture techniques for aortic valve replacement on prosthesis-patient mismatch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)31561.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  42. HODGES K, Najm H, DiFiore J
    Repair of Pectus Excavatum at the Time of Reoperative Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31483.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  43. AGARWAL R, Kyvernitakis A, Soleimani B, Milano CA, et al
    Clinical Experience of HeartMate II to HeartWare Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange: A Multicenter Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1178-1182.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2019
  44. KHAMBADKONE S, Burch M, Fenton M, Derrick G, et al
    Melody valve in aortic position to facilitate mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to cardiac transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31434.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  45. SMITH DE, Moazami N
    Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Management: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:662-665.

  46. FUKUNAGA N, Nedadur R, Badiwala MV, Billia F, et al
    Ventricular Standstill in a Patient With a Left Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e153-e155.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2019
  47. ROSSI E, Fabozzo A, Pradegan N, Tessari C, et al
    A step-by-step problem-solving strategy in a patient with heart failure and cerebral aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)31255.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  48. GONG B, Tian C, Wang D
    Is SERCA2 Sufficient as a Molecular Indicator of Contractile Function in Ventricular Hypertrophy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:646-647.

  49. JORDE UP, Shah AM, Sims DB, Madan S, et al
    Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Survival Improves With Multidisciplinary Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:508-516.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  50. 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     Abstract available

  51. ANGLEITNER P, Simon P, Kaider A, Wiedemann D, et al
    Impact of Bleeding Revision on Outcomes After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:517-523.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2019
  52. JALAVA MP, Laakso T, Virtanen M, Niemela M, et al
    Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Recent Acute Heart Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)30995.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  53. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Zhou X, Lui C, Grimm JC, et al
    Impact of Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange on Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30929.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2019
  54. ANWER M, Bin Mahmood SU, Stawiarski K, Elder R, et al
    Mulibrey Nanism Syndrome: A case for heart transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)30906.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  55. KHORSANDI M, Schroder J, Daneshmand M, Bishawi M, et al
    Outcomes After Extracorporeal Right Ventricular Assist Device Combined With Durable Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1768-1774.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2019
  56. PHILLIPS KG, Ranganath NK, Malas J, Lonze BE, et al
    Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Heart Transplantation: Donor Characteristics and Organ Discard.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30588.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. LANCASTER JJ, Sanchez P, Repetti G, Juneman E, et al
    Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocyte Patch in Rats with Heart Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30619.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  58. PASRIJA C, Mackowick KM, Raithel M, Tran D, et al
    Ambulation With Femoral Arterial Cannulation Can Be Safely Performed on Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1389-1394.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2019
  59. LUI C, Fraser CD 3rd, Zhou X, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Racial Disparities in Patients Bridged to Heart Transplantation with Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30585.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  60. MALINOWSKI M, Timek TA
    Ovine Devega Annuloplasty (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30427.

  61. MORALES DLS, Rossano JW, VanderPluym C, Lorts A, et al
    Third Annual Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) Report: Preimplant Characteristics and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:993-1004.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  62. KAWABORI M, Conyer RT, Kurihara C, Sugiura T, et al
    Fatal Neurologic Dysfunction During Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1132-1138.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  63. WOOD KL, Ayers BC, Sagebin F, Vidula H, et al
    Complete Sternal-Sparing HeartMate 3 Implantation: A Case Series of 10 Consecutive Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1160-1165.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2019
  64. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Lui C, Zhou X, Crawford TC, et al
    Early Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation in Recipients Bridged with a HeartMate 3 Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30339.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Ovine Devega Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30267.

  66. YAMAMOTO M, Oshima Y, Matsuhisa H, Higuma T, et al
    Left Atrial Decompression by Minithoracotomy During Extracorporeal Life Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e227-e228.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2019
  67. BRIASOULIS A, Inampudi C, Akintoye E, Adegbala O, et al
    Effect of Hospital Ownership on Outcomes After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:527-532.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  68. XIA Y, Forest S, Friedmann P, Chou LC, et al
    Factors Associated With Prolonged Survival in Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:519-526.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  69. TOMITA E, Matsuo S, Tsukamoto Y, Fukuhara K, et al
    Diffuse Alveolar Septal Amyloidosis With Wild-Type Transthyretin With Spontaneous Lung Hematoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e131-e133.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2019
  70. PETRUS AHJ, Klein P, Tops LF, Dekkers OM, et al
    10-year outcomes after left ventricular reconstruction: rethinking the impact of mitral regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30126.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  71. GARBADE J, Gustafsson F, Shaw S, Lavee J, et al
    Postmarket Experience With HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device: 30-Day Outcomes From the ELEVATE Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:33-39.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2018
  72. WANG J, Zhang QJ, Pirolli TJ, Liu ZP, et al
    Cardio-omentopexy Reduces Cardiac Fibrosis and Heart Failure after Experimental Pressure Overload.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)31815.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  73. BISHAWI M, Zanotti G, Shaw L, MacKenzie M, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation (TR) Immediately After Heart Transplant and Long Term Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)31784.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  74. FEROE AG, Fiedler AG, D'Alessandro DA
    Successful heart transplantation in a patient with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31777.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2018
  75. WANEK MR, Hodges K, Persaud RA, Lam SW, et al
    Prothrombin Complex Concentrates for Warfarin Reversal Prior to Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31684.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2018
  76. DANIEL M, Chen C, Chung J, Goldberg L, et al
    Interaction of Donor and Recipient Age: Do Older Heart Transplant Recipients Require Younger Hearts?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31173.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2018
  77. LAGUNA G, Blanco M, Martinez G, Carrascal Y, et al
    Pericardial Pleomorphic Mesothelioma and Heart Failure: A Unique Case.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30897.

  78. MALINOWSKI M, Schubert H, Wodarek J, Ferguson H, et al
    Tricuspid Annular Geometry and Strain after Suture Annuloplasty in Acute Ovine Right Heart Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30876.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  79. WANG S, Meng X, Luo Z, Pan X, et al
    Transapical Beating-Heart Mitral Valve Repair Using a Novel Neochord Implantation System.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30827.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2018
  80. FALLON JM, DeSimone JP, Brennan JM, O'Brien S, et al
    The Incidence and Consequence of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)30435.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2018
  81. MCCARTHY FH, Vemulapalli S, Li Z, Thourani V, et al
    The Association of Tricuspid Regurgitation With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: A Report From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(17)31518.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  82. KAWABORI M, Kurihara C, Sugiura T, Cohn WE, et al
    Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in Patients With a Small Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:799-806.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  83. GOSEV I, Kiernan MS, Eckman P, Soleimani B, et al
    Long-Term Survival in Patients Receiving a Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:696-701.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2018
  84. KRISHNAN A, Suarez-Pierre A, Crawford TC, Zhou X, et al
    Sympathectomy for Stabilization of Heart Failure Due to Drug-Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e51-e53.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  85. CONSOLO F, Pozzi L, Sferrazza G, Della Valle P, et al
    Which Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Device and Aspirin Allergy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e47-e49.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  86. CORK DP, Adamson R, Gollapudi R, Dembitsky W, et al
    Percutaneous Repair of Postoperative Mitral Regurgitation After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e45-e46.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  87. WU DW, Xia Y, Uelinger J, Forest S, et al
    Impact of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate on Blood Use, Cost, and Outcomes in Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31462.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2018
  88. ALI J, Balasubramanian S, Berman M, Omar YA, et al
    Anticoagulant-Free Off-Pump Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e37-e39.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  89. LEE CL, Colombo PC, Eisenberger A, Diuguid D, et al
    Abciximab/Heparin Therapy for Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in Patients With Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:122-128.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2017
  90. CHAN JL, Kobashigawa JA, Aintablian TL, Dimbil SJ, et al
    Characterizing Predictors and Severity of Vasoplegia Syndrome After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31323.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  91. STEPHENS EH, Han J, Trawick EA, Di Martino ES, et al
    Left-Ventricular Assist Device Impact on Aortic Valve Mechanics, Proteomics and Ultrastructure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(17)31132.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  92. KLOTZ S, Karluss A, Stock S, Frydrychowicz A, et al
    HeartMate III Left Ventricular Assist Device Thrombosis Triggered by an Automatic Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Shock.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e421-e424.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  93. CHAUHAN D, Okoh AK, Haik N, Kang N, et al
    The Effect of Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Duration on Postoperative Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1933-1938.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  94. CHAUHAN D, Okoh AK, Fugar S, Karanam R, et al
    Impact of Left-Ventricular Assist Device-Related Complications on Posttransplant Graft Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1947-1952.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2017
  95. MAJUMDER K, Spratt JR, Holley CT, Roy SS, et al
    Impact of Postoperative Liver Dysfunction on Survival After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1556-1562.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  96. GAFFEY AC, Chen CW, Chung JJ, Phillips E, et al
    Improved Approach With Subcostal Exchange of the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device: Difference in On and Off Pump?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1540-1546.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2017
  97. LOYALKA P, Montgomery KB, Nguyen TC, Smalling RW, et al
    Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Novel Approach to Treat Paravalvular Leak.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e325-e327.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. WEAVER H, Farid S, Nashef S, Catarino P, et al
    Use of Intraaortic Balloon Pumps in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e321-e322.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  99. SCHMITTO JD, Hanke JS, Dogan G, Tessmann R, et al
    First Implantation of a Novel Left Ventricular Assist Device: The ReliantHeart aVAD.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e311-e313.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  100. BANERJEE D, Ha R
    Management of Patients After Percutaneous LVAD Deactivation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1440.

  101. KAVARANA MN, Turnbull JM, Sade RM
    Should a Down Syndrome Child With a Failing Heart Be Offered Heart Transplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1111-1116.

    September 2017
  102. KAMPERIDIS V, van Wijngaarden SE, van Rosendael PJ, Kong WK, et al
    Restrictive Mitral Valve Annuloplasty: Prognostic Implications of Left Ventricular Forward Flow.
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