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    April 2021
  1. TIMEK TA
    Commentary: The pneumatic para-trouper.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1467-1468.
    PubMed    


  2. VILLA CR, Morales DLS
    Commentary: Rejuvenation of a trusted tool.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1466-1467.
    PubMed    


  3. KIRKLIN JK
    Commentary: Adult support with a pulsatile VAD: Reawakening of a bygone era?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1465-1466.
    PubMed    


    February 2021
  4. CASTELVECCHIO S, Frigelli M, Sturla F, Milani V, et al
    Elucidating the mechanisms underlying left ventricular function recovery in patients with ischemic heart failure undergoing surgical remodeling: A 3-dimensional ultrasound analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  5. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    Commentary: Is heart failure with moderately reduced ejection fraction a useful classification for cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00179.
    PubMed    


  6. DEO SV, Sundaram V, Sahadevan J, Selvaganesan P, et al
    Outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with heart failure with a midrange ejection fraction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  7. TANAKA Y, Nakajima T, Fischer I, Wan F, et al
    The impact of uncorrected mild aortic insufficiency at the time of left ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1490-1500.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  8. RIGGS KW, Morales DLS, Zafar F
    Commentary: Is two ever better than one in pediatric ventricular assist device support? The controversy continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1309-1310.
    PubMed    


    September 2020
  9. SILVESTRY SC
    Commentary: Moving forward, looking back: Lessons from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for preparedness in advanced heart failure programs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)32581.
    PubMed    


  10. SOLTESZ EG
    Commentary: From the trenches: Lessons on caring for patients with heart failure during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)32567.
    PubMed    


  11. ONOHARA D, Corporan DM, Kono T, Kumar S, et al
    Ventricular reshaping with a beating heart implant improves pump function in experimental heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)32535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. BANSAL A, Goldstein D, Schettle S, Pepitone S, et al
    Institutional preparedness strategies for heart failure, durable left ventricular assist device, and heart transplant patients during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 2. pii: S0022-5223(20)32490.
    PubMed    


    August 2020
  13. KHIABANI AJ, Schuessler RB, Damiano RJ Jr
    Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)32412.
    PubMed    


  14. WEIXLER V, Lapusca R, Grangl G, Guariento A, et al
    Autogenous mitochondria transplantation for treatment of right heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)32362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  15. BAGAMERI G, Stulak JM
    Commentary: "Chicken or the egg": The causality dilemma of atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)32021.
    PubMed    


  16. BONOW RO, O'Gara PT, Adams DH, Badhwar V, et al
    2019 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS expert consensus systems of care document: Operator and institutional recommendations and requirements for transcatheter mitral valve intervention: A joint report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American Co
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:72-92.
    PubMed    


  17. FISCHKOFF K, Nakagawa S, Blitzer D, Naka Y, et al
    An ethical justification for the withdrawal of ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e5.
    PubMed    


  18. KILIC A
    Commentary: Left ventricular assist device exchange: Have we found the golden ticket?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:143-144.
    PubMed    


  19. BARAC YD, Wojnarski CM, Junpaparp P, Jawitz OK, et al
    Early outcomes with durable left ventricular assist device replacement using the HeartMate 3.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:132-139.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  20. SADEK HA, Porrello ER
    Neonatal heart regeneration: Moving from phenomenology to regenerative medicine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2451-2455.
    PubMed    


    May 2020
  21. BARTFAY SE, Dellgren G, Hallhagen S, Wahlander H, et al
    Durable circulatory support with a paracorporeal device as an option for pediatric and adult heart failure patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. KATZ MG, Gubara SM, Hadas Y, Weber T, et al
    Effects of genetic transfection on calcium cycling pathways mediated by double-stranded adeno-associated virus in postinfarction remodeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1809-1819.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  23. DOENST T, Haddad H, Stebbins A, Hill JA, et al
    Renal function and coronary bypass surgery in patients with ischemic heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)30742.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. DAVIES RR
    Commentary: Not safe at any flow: The challenges of low-flow pediatric operation of adult continuous-flow ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1530-1531.
    PubMed    


  25. COWGER JA, Grafton G, Shah P
    Avoiding the "set it and forget it mentality": A need to regularly reassess left ventricular assist device patients for optimal support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1322-1325.
    PubMed    


  26. KIRKLIN JK
    Commentary: Ventricular assist devices in patients with major kidney compromise-A paradigm shift?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1320-1321.
    PubMed    


  27. GRANEGGER M, Thamsen B, Schloglhofer T, Lach S, et al
    Blood trauma potential of the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device in pediatric patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1519-1527.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. PASRIJA C, Tran D, George P, Sorensen E, et al
    Left ventricular assist device implantation may be feasible in appropriately selected patients with severe renal insufficiency.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1307-1319.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  29. BHAMA JK
    Commentary: A tale of two valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:908-909.
    PubMed    


  30. BECHTEL JFM
    Commentary: When suction alone is not enough.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:906-907.
    PubMed    


  31. IYENGAR A, Atluri P
    Commentary: Mapping a future for continuous-flow ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e209-e210.
    PubMed    


  32. ALAEDDINE M, Ploutz M, Arabia FA, Velez DA, et al
    Implantation of total artificial heart in a 10-year-old after support with a temporary perventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e227-e229.
    PubMed    


  33. YOSHIDA S, Toda K, Miyagawa S, Sawa Y, et al
    Computational fluid dynamics visualizes turbulent flow in the aortic root of a patient under continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e205-e207.
    PubMed    


  34. HYDREN JR, Richardson RS, Wever-Pinzon O, Drakos SG, et al
    The "double whammy" of a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device on von Willebrand factor.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:910-915.
    PubMed    


    February 2020
  35. MOAZAMI N, Smith D
    Commentary: Can we pump our way out of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction? Not so soon.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30391.
    PubMed    


  36. SILVER SA, Long J, Zheng Y, Goldstone AB, et al
    Outcomes after left ventricular assist device implantation in patients with acute kidney injury.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:477-486.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  37. FUKAMACHI K, Horvath DJ, Karimov JH, Kado Y, et al
    Left atrial assist device to treat patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: Initial in vitro study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30211.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. KIRKLIN JK, Pagani FD, Goldstein DJ, John R, et al
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation guidelines on selected topics in mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)40862.
    PubMed    


    November 2019
  39. THANGAPPAN K, Morales DLS
    Commentary: Are we there yet? Long-term ventricular assist device therapy in pediatric heart centers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1442-1443.
    PubMed    


  40. ADACHI I
    Pediatric ventricular assist device support as a permanent therapy: Clinical reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1438-1441.
    PubMed    


  41. PASRIJA C, Bittle GJ, Zhang J, Morales D, et al
    A novel adaptor system enables endovascular access through extracorporeal life support circuits.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1359-1366.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  42. RIGGS KW, Zafar F, Lorts A, Chin C, et al
    The reality of limping to pediatric heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)32375.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. RAO V
    Commentary: Concomitant valvular intervention at the time of ventricular assist device implant: Too much or not enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1090-1091.
    PubMed    


  44. KALAVROUZIOTIS D, Dagenais F
    Commentary: Concomitant valve surgery during left ventricular assist device implantation is risk free: Is God in the details or is it the devil?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1092-1093.
    PubMed    


  45. SUGIURA T, Kurihara C, Kawabori M, Critsinelis AC, et al
    Concomitant valve procedures in patients undergoing continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation: A single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1083-1089.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  46. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, DeVore AD, Mentz RJ, et al
    Increasing the United States heart transplant donor pool with donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32089.
    PubMed    


  47. BALSAM LB
    Commentary: Doubling up on gene therapy for heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32038.
    PubMed    


  48. MILLER JR, Eghtesady P
    Commentary: Stem cell therapy for single-ventricle congenital heart disease: Exciting, but a long way to go.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:851-852.
    PubMed    


  49. BACKER CL
    Commentary: Pediatric cardiac stem cells: Another holy grail?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:850.
    PubMed    


  50. ANSELMI A
    Commentary: Right ventricular-tricuspid valve interdependence and the challenges for structural heart valve therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:769-770.
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  51. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:767-768.
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    August 2019
  52. IYENGAR A, Atluri P
    Commentary: You are what you eat-Pump thrombosis and device exchange of a HeartMate 3.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e41-e42.
    PubMed    


  53. FORMICA F
    Commentary: Patients older than age 65 years: Young or old for a ventricular assist device program? Is it time to restrict the indication for them?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:476-477.
    PubMed    


    July 2019
  54. MITTER SS, Pinney SP
    Left ventricular assist devices for less sick patients: A roadmap for the future or a fork in the road?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:167-169.
    PubMed    


  55. QUAN W, Shah A, Feller E, Ton VK, et al
    Transcatheter closure of atrial septostomy facilitates minimally invasive left ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e7-e9.
    PubMed    


    June 2019
  56. SANO S, Ishigami S, Sano T
    New era of heart failure therapy in pediatrics: Cardiac stem cell therapy on the start line.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31088.
    PubMed    


  57. SAITTO G, Castelvecchio S, Arcidiacono C, Menicanti L, et al
    Surgical ventricular restoration and mitral valve replacement in a pediatric patient with complex congenital heart disease and malignant ventricular arrhythmias.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)31034.
    PubMed    


  58. KIRKLIN JK
    Commentary: Ventricular assist devices in small ventricles: Framing the challenge.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2311-2312.
    PubMed    


  59. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Left ventricular size and left ventricular assist device support outcomes: Bigger is better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2313-2314.
    PubMed    


    May 2019
  60. DAVIES RR
    Commentary: The end of the beginning: The evolving role of mechanical circulatory support in children with heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31022.
    PubMed    


  61. PAWALE A, Itagaki S, Parikh A, Pinney SP, et al
    Mitral valve repair for severe mitral valve regurgitation during left ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1841-1848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. SIBONA A, Khush KK, Oyoyo UE, Martens TP, et al
    Long-term transplant outcomes of donor hearts with left ventricular dysfunction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1865-1875.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. TANG PC, Haft JW, Romano MA, Bitar A, et al
    Cluster analysis of preoperative echocardiographic findings and outcomes following left ventricular device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1851-1860.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. JACKSON GR, Brand T, Katz JN, Ikonomidis JS, et al
    Left ventricular assist device failure due to outflow graft compression by thrombofibrotic exudate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e259-e261.
    PubMed    


    April 2019
  65. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, Barac YD, Anand J, et al
    Influence of donor brain death duration on outcomes following heart transplantation: A United Network for Organ Sharing Registry analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30959.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. NGUYEN A, Schaff HV, Nishimura RA, Geske JB, et al
    Apical myectomy for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and advanced heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)30772.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. TANG PC, Haft JW, Romano MA, Bitar A, et al
    Right ventricular function and residual mitral regurgitation after left ventricular assist device implantation determines the incidence of right heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)30774.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. YUH DD
    Commentary: Mitral repair in symptom-free patients with normal ventricles: Becoming the new normal?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1440-1441.
    PubMed    


  69. GLOWER DD
    Commentary: Following the guidelines: Life in the real world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1442-1443.
    PubMed    


  70. TIPOGRAF Y, Liou P, Oommen R, Agerstrand C, et al
    A decade of interfacility extracorporeal membrane oxygenation transport.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1696-1706.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2019
  71. CRESTANELLO JA
    Commentary: Mitochondrial respiration in right heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30712.
    PubMed    


    February 2019
  72. OMER S
    In pursuit of the optimal hemocompatible left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:600-601.
    PubMed    


  73. SHUDO Y, Cohen JE, Lingala B, He H, et al
    Impact of "increased-risk" donor hearts on transplant outcomes: A propensity-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:603-610.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. MULZER J, Faerber G, Kaufmann F, Potapov EV, et al
    Recovery plug for HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e35-e37.
    PubMed    


    January 2019
  75. CARRIER M, Lamarche Y
    Commentary: Timing for heart transplant after left ventricular assist device implantation-There is no secret recipe!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30253.
    PubMed    


  76. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Mitral valve repair with left ventricular assist device implantation: Yes! But who?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30010.
    PubMed    


  77. HELMERS M, Atluri P
    Early left ventricular assist device-related strokes: Turn up the flow, turn down the embolism?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:268-269.
    PubMed    


  78. SPILIOPOULOS S, Hergesell V, Dapunt O
    Left ventricular assist device therapy in a patient with hearing and speech disabilities.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e1-e2.
    PubMed    


    December 2018
  79. JAZWIEC T, Malinowski M, Bush J, Goehler M, et al
    Right ventricular free wall stress after tricuspid valve annuloplasty in acute ovine right heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)33224.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  80. BARAC YD, Castleberry AW, Patel CB, McCartney SL, et al
    Aortic valve ring annuloplasty is an option in left ventricular assist device patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)33123.
    PubMed    


    October 2018
  81. CRESTANELLO JA, Daly RC
    The Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Heart Failure trial: A landmark study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32839.
    PubMed    


    September 2018
  82. HANNAN EL, Samadashvili Z, Smith CR, Lahey SJ, et al
    Mitral valve repair versus replacement for patients with preserved left ventricular function without heart failure symptoms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32485.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. MICHLER RE
    A decade after the Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Heart Failure (STICH) trial: Weaving firm clinical recommendations from lessons learned.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)32356.
    PubMed    


    June 2018
  84. FLORES S, Checchia PA
    Inflammatory and neurohormonal modulation for congenital heart surgery: The quest continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)31725.
    PubMed    


  85. IRIBARNE A, DiScipio AW, Leavitt BJ, Baribeau YR, et al
    Comparative effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention in a real-world Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Heart Failure trial population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)31458.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2018
  86. PAGANI FD
    Right ventricular failure after cardiac surgery: Why can't right ventricular assist device support fix the problem?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)31423.
    PubMed    


  87. ATTARAN S, Weintraub WS, Thourani VH
    Multivessel coronary artery disease and poor left ventricle function: It is consistent and clear, coronary artery bypass grafting wins again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31433.
    PubMed    


    April 2018
  88. ABAD C, Urso S, Clavo B
    Postoperative atrial fibrillation is not an innocuous arrhythmia in patients with left ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)31225.
    PubMed    


  89. ZENATI MA, Bhatt DL
    Real-world revascularization therapy in heart failure: It's a jungle out there!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)31207.
    PubMed    


    March 2018
  90. KIRKLIN JK
    The stiff heart: Can we more safely navigate heart surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30599.
    PubMed    


    February 2018
  91. HAN JJ, Atluri P
    Think beyond the cell: Can we [tissue] engineer a solution to heart failure?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30350.
    PubMed    


  92. NGUYEN LS, Baudinaud P, Brusset A, Nicot F, et al
    Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction as an independent risk factor of mortality after cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30363.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. SHUDO Y, Wang H, Ha RV, Hayes AD, et al
    Heart transplant after profoundly extended ambulatory central venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30335.
    PubMed    


    January 2018
  94. LEE TM
    Does nature provide the clues for future heart failure treatments?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)30016.
    PubMed    


  95. CARRIER M
    Patient selection is the key issue in the surgical treatment of patients with end-stage heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:235.
    PubMed    


  96. ADHYAPAK SM, Parachuri VR
    High-risk cardiac surgery as an alternative to transplant or mechanical support in patients with end-stage heart failure: A seemingly viable option.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:233.
    PubMed    


  97. JOYCE DL
    High-risk cardiac surgery, transplant, or mechanical support? The answer can be "all of the above".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:234-235.
    PubMed    


  98. RAO V
    High-risk surgery as an alternative to heart transplant or ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:234.
    PubMed    


    December 2017
  99. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Kurlansky PA, Naka Y, et al
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a direct bridge to heart transplantation in adults.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0022-5223(17)33002.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. KOLSRUD O, Karason K, Holmberg E, Ricksten SE, et al
    Renal function and outcome after heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)32849.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. CARROZZINI M, Toto F, Gerosa G, Bottio T, et al
    Irreversible cardiac failure with intraventricular thrombosis: A novel technique of paracorporeal biventricular assist device implantation with ventricles excision.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)32845.
    PubMed    


  102. WOODS RK, Neibler RA, Kindel SJ, Mitchell ME, et al
    Multiple mechanical support modalities and cardiac transplantation in a young child with corrected transposition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)32840.
    PubMed    


    June 2017
  103. DELLIS SL, Pennel T, Said-Hartley Q, Zilla P, et al
    Sinus of Valsalva-right atrial tunnel causing heart failure in a 38-year-old.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jun 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)31172.
    PubMed    


  104. DAVIES RR
    Heading toward the future of pediatric heart failure with continuous-flow ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jun 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)31167.
    PubMed    


    March 2017
  105. KAWAJIRI H, Manlhiot C, Ross H, Delgado D, et al
    High-risk cardiac surgery as an alternative to transplant or mechanical support in patients with end-stage heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(17)30544.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2017
  106. HOEFER J, Ulmer H, Kilo J, Margreiter R, et al
    Antithrombin III is associated with acute liver failure in patients with end-stage heart failure undergoing mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)30203.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2016
  107. CANVER CC
    Video-assisted thoracoscopic bilateral thoracic sympathectomy: An alternative to pharmaceutical disruption of sympathetic neural activity in patients with heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)31651.
    PubMed    


    November 2016
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