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    July 2024

  1. Discussion to: Preoperative passive venous pressure-driven cardiac function determines left ventricular assist device outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;168:145-146.
    PubMed    


  2. TANG PC, Millar J, Noly PE, Sicim H, et al
    Preoperative passive venous pressure-driven cardiac function determines left ventricular assist device outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;168:133-144.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2024
  3. NGUYEN A, Schaff HV
    Is Transplantation the Only Option for Diastolic Heart Failure?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024 Jun 13:S0022-5223(24)00525.
    PubMed    


  4. GUZMAN-GOMEZ A, Greenberg JW, Dani A, Villa C, et al
    In the era of outpatient ventricular assist devices, is it time to reconsider the practice of bridging older children to transplant on outpatient inotropes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:2206-2214.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. MOVAHEDI F, Pagani FD, Antaki JF
    In search of similarity in adverse events journeys of patients with left ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:2147-2156.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2024

  6. Discussion to: Modifiable risk factor reduction for pediatric ventricular assist devices and the influence of persistent modifiable risk factors at transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:1564-1565.
    PubMed    


  7. GREENBERG JW, Kulshrestha K, Guzman-Gomez A, Fields K, et al
    Modifiable risk factor reduction for pediatric ventricular assist devices and the influence of persistent modifiable risk factors at transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:1556-1563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. KONSTANTINOV IE, Davies B
    Durable ventricular assist device implantation in a child after double switch operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:1566-1569.
    PubMed    


  9. SILVESTRY SC
    Commentary: Tricuspid repair and left ventricular assist device: A new baseline.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:1821-1822.
    PubMed    


  10. SIMPSON MT, Ning Y, Kurlansky P, Colombo PC, et al
    Outcomes of treatment for deep left ventricular assist device infection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:1824-1832.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2024
  11. BLEIWEIS MS, Philip J, Peek GJ, Jacobs JP, et al
    Commentary: Challenges associated with long-term implantable ventricular assist device support in children.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:1429-1430.
    PubMed    


  12. WERT L, Stewart GC, Mehra MR, Milwidsky A, et al
    A multicenter evaluation of external outflow graft obstruction with a fully magnetically levitated left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:1322-1330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2024
  13. AZIZGOLSHANI N, Takeda K
    Commentary: What is the destination after left ventricular assist device under the new heart allocation system?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:1060-1061.
    PubMed    


    February 2024
  14. SINGH SK, Hassanein M, Ning Y, Wang C, et al
    Increasing waiting times for status 2 patients in new United Network for Organ Sharing allocation system: Impact on waitlist and posttransplant outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:535-543.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. VINOGRADSKY A, Ning Y, Kurlansky P, Kirschner M, et al
    Less is better? Comparing effects of median sternotomy and thoracotomy surgical approaches for left ventricular assist device implantation on postoperative outcomes and valvulopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:731-743.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. DIMAGLI A, Worku B, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Minimally invasive left ventricular assist device implantation: Did we forget the valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:744-745.
    PubMed    


    January 2024
  17. ITAGAKI S, Toyoda N, Egorova N, Sun E, et al
    Total artificial heart implantation as a bridge to transplantation in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2024;167:205-214.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2023
  18. KIRSCHNER M, Topkara VK, Sun J, Kurlansky P, et al
    Comparing 3-Year Survival and Readmissions between HeartMate 3 and Heart Transplant as Primary Treatment for Advanced Heart Failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Dec 26:S0022-5223(23)01207.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  19. Discussion to: Simultaneous heart-kidney transplant compared with heart transplant alone in patients with borderline renal function who are not dialysis dependent.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Dec 2:S0022-5223(23)01088.
    PubMed    


  20. TUME SC, Fuentes-Baldemar AA, Anders M, Spinner JA, et al
    Temporary ventricular assist device support with a catheter-based axial pump: Changing the paradigm at a pediatric heart center.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;166:1756-1763.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. JOHN R, Kanwar MK, Cleveland JC Jr, Uriel N, et al
    Concurrent valvular procedures during left ventricular assist device implantation and outcomes: A comprehensive analysis of the Multicenter Study of MagLev Technology in Patients Undergoing Mechanical Circulatory Support Therapy With HeartMate 3 trial
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;166:1684-1694.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2023
  22. CHO J, Tunuguntla HP, Tume SC, Spinner JA, et al
    Long-term Implantable Ventricular Assist Device Support in Children.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Oct 30:S0022-5223(23)01005.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. DECAMPLI WM
    Commentary: Is machine learning needed to understand that heart failure is a risk in adult congenital cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Oct 14:S0022-5223(23)00977.
    PubMed    


  24. FENG I, Wang AS, Takeda K, Topkara VK, et al
    Simultaneous Heart-Kidney Transplant Compared to Heart Transplant Alone in Non-Dialysis Dependent Patients with Borderline Renal Function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Oct 12:S0022-5223(23)00960.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. SCHUELER S, Bowles CT, Hinkel R, Wohlfarth R, et al
    A novel intrapericardial pulsatile device for individualized, biventricular circulatory support without direct blood contact.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;166:1119-1129.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. MOAZAMI N, Smith D
    Commentary: Direct cardiac compression device for biventricular support: If we put lipstick on a pig, is it still a pig?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;166:1130-1131.
    PubMed    


    September 2023
  27. GRIFFETH EM, Stephens EH, Dearani JA, Shreve JT, et al
    Impact of Heart Failure on Reoperation in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: An Innovative Machine Learning Model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Sep 28:S0022-5223(23)00871.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2023
  28. ZHOU S, Yang G, Zhang M, Pienta M, et al
    Mortality following durable left ventricular assist device implantation by timing and type of first infection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;166:570-579.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2023
  29. MONGE MC, Joong A
    Commentary: Bridging the gap with temporary ventricular assist devices in pediatrics.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;166:212-213.
    PubMed    


    June 2023
  30. KULSHRESTHA K, Greenberg JW, Kennedy JT 3rd, Hogue S, et al
    National Experience with Pediatric Surgical Aortic Valve Repair - A Pediatric Health Information System Analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Jun 27:S0022-5223(23)00538.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. LIU R, Li S, Yan J, Yan F, et al
    Fate of Transposition of the Great Arteries with Pulmonary Stenosis After Double-Root Translocation, Rastelli, and Reparation a l'Etage Ventriculaire.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Jun 7:S0022-5223(23)00455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. PIENTA MJ, Noly PE, Janda AM, Tang PC, et al
    Rescuing the right ventricle: A conceptual framework to target new interventions for patients receiving a durable left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:2126-2131.
    PubMed    


  33. ELDE S, He H, Lingala B, Baiocchi M, et al
    Analysis of the revised heart allocation policy and the influence of increased mechanical circulatory support on survival.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:2090-2103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. KILCOYNE MF, Blanding WM, Kilic A
    Commentary: Left ventricular assist device implantation and failure to rescue: New insights and familiar challenges.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:2124-2125.
    PubMed    


    April 2023
  35. MOVAHEDI F, Padman R, Antaki JF
    Limitations of receiver operating characteristic curve on imbalanced data: Assist device mortality risk scores.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:1433-1442.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2023
  36. MANCINI D, Moss N
    Commentary: Bringing objectivity to the nonmedical evaluation of left ventricular assist device candidates.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:1123-1124.
    PubMed    


  37. YOUNG BAC, Tang PC
    Commentary: How to predict a harmonious relationship between patients and their left ventricular assist device?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:1125-1126.
    PubMed    


  38. OLT CK, Thuita LW, Soltesz EG, Tong MZ, et al
    Value of psychosocial evaluation for left ventricular assist device candidates.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:1111-1121.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. ROBERTSON G, Baran DA, Copeland H
    Commentary: In search of the "good candidate" for mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:1122-1123.
    PubMed    


    January 2023
  40. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Lack of benefit of tricuspid valve intervention with left ventricular assist device implantation? It's all in the details.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Jan 21:S0022-5223(23)00084.
    PubMed    


    December 2022
  41. BLANDING W, Kilic A
    Demise of HVAD: The only constant is change.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1945-1947.
    PubMed    


  42. BOSSERS GPL, Gunthel M, van der Feen DE, Hagdorn QAJ, et al
    Neuregulin-1 enhances cell-cycle activity, delays cardiac fibrosis, and improves cardiac performance in rat pups with right ventricular pressure load.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:e493-e510.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. BALACHANDRAN I, Frazier OH, Rogers JG
    Doing the wrong thing for the right reasons: The demise of the HVAD.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1937-1941.
    PubMed    


  44. KIRKLIN JK
    Commentary: Collateral impact of the HVAD decision and the path forward.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1942-1943.
    PubMed    


  45. BROWN JA, Aranda-Michel E, Kilic A, Serna-Gallegos D, et al
    The impact of pulmonary artery catheter use in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1965-1973.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. FARSKY PS, White J, Al-Khalidi HR, Sueta CA, et al
    Optimal medical therapy with or without surgical revascularization and long-term outcomes in ischemic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1890-1899.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. HRYTSYNA Y, Kneissler S, Kaufmann F, Muller M, et al
    Experience with a standardized protocol to predict successful explantation of left ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1922-1930.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. JAWAD K, Sipahi F, Koziarz A, Huhn S, et al
    Less-invasive ventricular assist device implantation: A multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1910-1918.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. BROWN JA, Sultan I
    Commentary: Sometimes less is more: The minimally invasive argument for ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1920-1921.
    PubMed    


    November 2022
  50. MENDIOLA PLA M, Chiang Y, Nicoara A, Poehlein E, et al
    Surgical Treatment of Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation in Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Interim analysis of the TVVAD trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Nov 16:S0022-5223(22)01243.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. CHO J, Fuentes-Baldemar AA, Tunuguntla HP, Spinner JA, et al
    Outcomes of temporary ventricular assist device: A pediatric institutional experience over 25 years.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Nov 4:S0022-5223(22)01164.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. SILVESTRY SC
    Commentary: Left ventricular assist device complications after heart transplantation: Then and now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Nov 4:S0022-5223(22)01173.
    PubMed    


  53. BLANDING WM, Kilic A
    Commentary: Durable left ventricular assist device infections: A call to arms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1570-1571.
    PubMed    


  54. LIKOSKY DS, Yang G, Zhang M, Malani PN, et al
    Interhospital variability in health care-associated infections and payments after durable ventricular assist device implant among Medicare beneficiaries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1561-1568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2022
  55. HAYWARD C, Adachi I, Baudart S, Davis E, et al
    Global best practices consensus: Long-term management of patients with hybrid centrifugal flow left ventricular assist device support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1120-1137.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. GOUTALLIER CS, Buratto E, Schulz A, Hu T, et al
    Repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect between 2 and 3.5 kilograms: Defining the limits of safe repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1167-1175.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. TOMINAGA Y, Taira M, Watanabe T, Hasegawa M, et al
    Clinical significance of diastolic dysfunction on outcomes of pulmonary valve replacement for pulmonary insufficiency.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1156-1164.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. TOSO A, Castelvecchio S, Menicanti L, Volpe M, et al
    Prognostic value of natriuretic peptides and restrictive filling pattern before surgical ventricular restoration.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1092-1101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2022
  59. SHAH AS
    Commentary: When a ventricular assist device is just not enough.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:978.
    PubMed    


    August 2022
  60. EAPEN S, Nordan T, Critsinelis AC, Li B, et al
    Blood type O heart transplant candidates have longer waitlist time and higher delisting under the new allocation system.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Aug 8. pii: S0022-5223(22)00826.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. BEDZRA EKS, Adachi I, Peng DM, Amdani S, et al
    Systemic ventricular assist device support of the Fontan circulation yields promising outcomes: An analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Pedimacs and Intermacs Databases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:353-364.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2022
  62. SALERNO CT, Hayward C, Hall S, Goldstein D, et al
    HVAD to HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device exchange: Best practices recommendations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:2120-2127.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. SHAFII A, Liao K, Ghanta RK
    Commentary: Guidance during uncertain times: Navigating the HeartWare HVAD recall.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:2129-2130.
    PubMed    


  64. DEO SV, Sundaram V, Wilson B, Sahadevan J, et al
    Adverse events after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with preoperative metabolic syndrome: A 10-year follow-up of the Veterans Affairs Database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:2096-2103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2022
  65. GAUDINO M, Castelvecchio S, Rahouma M, Robinson NB, et al
    Long-term results of surgical ventricular reconstruction and comparison with the Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Heart Failure trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Apr 26. pii: S0022-5223(22)00493.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. MAH KE, Morales DLS
    Commentary: The Vulcan mind MELD-XI.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1477-1478.
    PubMed    


    February 2022
  67. KIM HR, Kim WK, Kim JK, Kim HJ, et al
    Prognostic impact of the E/e' ratio in patients with chronic severe aortic regurgitation undergoing aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(22)00114.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. ZHU Y, Shudo Y, Lingala B, Baiocchi M, et al
    Outcomes after heart retransplantation: A 50-year single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:712-720.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Yousef S, Serna-Gallegos D, et al
    The long-term impact of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(22)00103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2022
  70. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: Heart transplantation listing for children with significant renal insufficiency: The need for a paradigm shift.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 8. pii: S0022-5223(22)00006.
    PubMed    


  71. NIKOLOVA A, Youn JC, Kobashigawa JA
    Commentary: The anticlimax of the left ventricular assist devices-associated antibodies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:136-137.
    PubMed    


  72. BAKIR NH, Finnan MJ, MacGregor RM, Schilling JD, et al
    Cardiac allograft rejection in the current era of continuous flow left ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:124-134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2021
  73. ELGHARABLY H, Ibrahim A, Rosinski B, Thuita L, et al
    Right heart failure and patient selection for isolated tricuspid valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 25. pii: S0022-5223(21)01657.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. MENNANDER AA
    Commentary: Preventive treatment of right-sided heart failure before adulthood?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)01533.
    PubMed    


  75. LI S, Zimpfer D, Mahr C
    Commentary: Transcending acceptable, moving toward optimal: Standardizing surgical configurations of ventricular assist device therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1566-1567.
    PubMed    


  76. KASINPILA P, Kong S, Fong R, Shad R, et al
    Use of patient-specific computational models for optimization of aortic insufficiency after implantation of left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1556-1563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  77. YANG B, Caceres J, Farhat L, Le T, et al
    Root abscess in the setting of infectious endocarditis: Short- and long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1049-1059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2021
  78. BRAHMBHATT DH, Rao V
    Commentary: Bridge to bridge: No longer a bridge too far for successful cardiac transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)01393.
    PubMed    


  79. DUGGAL NM, Lei I, Wu X, Aaronson KD, et al
    Mitral regurgitation severity at left ventricular assist device implantation is associated with distinct myocardial transcriptomic signatures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)01262.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. RAJAGOPAL K, Cheema FH, Omer S
    Commentary: Heart failure and the problem of causality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 8. pii: S0022-5223(21)01300.
    PubMed    


    August 2021
  81. PERRY T, Morales DLS
    Commentary: Promise with pulsatility? Early bridging of high-risk patients with single-ventricle physiology with a ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:415-416.
    PubMed    


  82. SILVESTRY SC
    Commentary: Better pumps, better patients, better physicians? Future developments in left ventricular assist device therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:612-613.
    PubMed    


  83. MOON J, Adachi I
    Commentary: Ventricular assist device support in an early infancy with single ventricle: Transformation from salvage to elective.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:416-417.
    PubMed    


  84. LEE MM, Honjo O
    Commentary: How to VAD to avoid BAD in high-risk single ventricle.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:414-415.
    PubMed    


  85. MILANO CA
    Commentary: Managing the native heart in patients supported with durable left ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:613-614.
    PubMed    


  86. KILIC A
    Commentary: Left ventricular assist device therapy: The time is now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:614-615.
    PubMed    


  87. DESHPANDE S, Alsoufi B
    Meeting needs-pushing boundaries: Mechanical circulatory support in children; year in review.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:400-404.
    PubMed    


  88. SHAFFER A, Cogswell R, John R
    Future developments in left ventricular assist device therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:605-611.
    PubMed    


    July 2021
  89. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: Mitochondrial transplantation for myocardial failure, marvel remedy or wishful thinking?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e125-e126.
    PubMed    


  90. ATLURI P, Balsam LB
    Invited Expert Opinion papers on mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:140-142.
    PubMed    


    June 2021
  91. LEE SH, Choi KH, Song YB, Jeong DS, et al
    Comprehensive assessment of heart failure in patients with preserved ejection fraction undergoing coronary bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00980.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. THOMPSON MP, Likosky DS
    Commentary: Can and should the National Inpatient Sample be used to evaluate trends in ventricular assist device use and outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2093-2094.
    PubMed    


  93. BENAZZO A, Bajorek L, Morscher A, Schrutka L, et al
    Early implementation of renal replacement therapy after lung transplantation does not impair long-term kidney function in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00879.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  94. DESHPANDE S, Sparks JD, Alsoufi B
    Pediatric heart transplantation: Year in review 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00758.
    PubMed    


    April 2021
  95. BAKAEEN FG, Gaudino M, Whitman G, Doenst T, et al
    2021: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Expert Consensus Document: Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00736.
    PubMed    


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


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


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


    March 2021
  99. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: Benefits of SGLT2 inhibition in heart failure: A bellwether for importance of other metabolic pathways.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 27. pii: S0022-5223(21)00554.
    PubMed    


  100. AMBROSIO G, Mattioli R, Carluccio E
    Commentary: Elucidating the mechanisms underlying left ventricular function recovery in patients with ischemic heart failure undergoing surgical remodeling: Physiology versus Empiricism.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00416.
    PubMed    


  101. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: SGLT2 inhibitors reduce mortality and heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus-is metabolic reprogramming the mechanism for these favorable outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00415.
    PubMed    


  102. MANN PA, Lehrke M
    Cardiac substrate utilization in heart failure: Where is the relevance of SGLT2 inhibition?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00410.
    PubMed    


    February 2021
  103. 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


  104. SOLTESZ EG
    Commentary: To fix or not to fix? That is the question for mitral and aortic valve surgery during left ventricular assist devices implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00344.
    PubMed    


  105. MELEHY A, Sanchez JE, Nemeth SK, Kurlansky PA, et al
    National outcomes of bridge to multiorgan cardiac transplantation using mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00213.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
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