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    April 2021
  1. BARAC YD, Jawitz OK, Hartwig MG, Klapper J, et al
    Mitigating the Impact of Using Female Donor Hearts in Male Recipients Using BMI Difference.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1299-1307.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2021
  2. YONEYAMA F, Wilder TJ, Imamura M
    Heart transplantation in a case of scimitar syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00580.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  3. FINNAN MJ, Bakir NH, Itoh A, Kotkar KD, et al
    30 Years of Heart Transplant: Outcomes after Mechanical Circulatory Support from a Single Center.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(21)00353.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  4. CARDOSO LF, Steffen SP, Dias Gaspar SF, Gaiotto FA, et al
    Recurrent cardiac myxoma treated by heart transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00361.

    Observed Versus Expected Survival After HTX: Is the Cup Half Full or Half Empty?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:898.

    February 2021
  6. FIEDLER AG, Hermsen JL, Bommareddi S, Smith JW, et al
    Orthotopic Heart Transplant: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:398-400.

  7. TANG PC
    A Discussion on Interpreting Primary Graft Dysfunction Outcomes: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:735-736.

    HTK Solution in Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:735.

  9. SINHA R, Altin HF, McCracken C, Well A, et al
    Effect of Atrioventricular Valve Repair on Multistage Palliation Results of Single-Ventricle Defects.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:662-670.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2021
  10. SOQUET J, Mugnier A, Richardson M, Hebbar E, et al
    Neopulmonary venous confluence for heart transplantation with giant left atrium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00106.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  11. CARLO WF, Collins JL, Pearce FB, Dabal RJ, et al
    Late Heart Transplantation in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome with Intact Atrial Septum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)00070.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  12. FLECK TPK, Ayala R, Kroll J, Siepe M, et al
    Ex-vivo allograft perfusion for complex pediatric heart transplant recipients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)00017.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2020
  13. VACA-CARTAGENA BF, Lee CY, Tran HA, Fernandes T, et al
    Successful concomitant pulmonary thromboendarterectomy and heart transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: S0003-4975(20)32122.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2020
  14. ASHFAQ A, Morales DLS
    Adult Congenital Heart Transplant: Learning to Surf this Growing Wave?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 20. pii: S0003-4975(20)31724.

  15. SCOTT JP, Ragalie WS, Stamm KD, Mahnke DK, et al
    Total Cell-Free DNA Predicts Death and Infection Following Pediatric and Adult Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 8. pii: S0003-4975(20)31629.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  16. RIBEIRO RVP, Yau TM, Yanagawa B
    Cardioplegia Resets the Clock: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1439-1440.

  17. 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
  18. KAINUMA A, Sanchez J, Ning Y, Kurlansky PA, et al
    Outcomes of heart transplantation in adult congenital heart disease with prior intracardiac repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)31478.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  19. DOBERNE JW, Jawitz OK, Raman V, Bryner BS, et al
    Heart Transplantation Survival Outcomes of HIV Positive and Negative Recipients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31484.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  20. KOZIK D, Sparks J, Trivedi J, Slaughter MS, et al
    ABO Incompatible Heart Transplant in Infants - A UNOS Database Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)31422.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2020
  21. NISHIDA H, Koda Y, Kalantari S, Nguyen A, et al
    Outcomes of ambulatory axillary intra-aortic balloon pump as a bridge to heart transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31428.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. AMDANI S, Boyle G, Elizabeth S, Godown J, et al
    Waitlist and post- heart transplant outcomes for children with non-dilated cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)31282.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  23. RIBEIRO RVP, Friedrich JO, Ouzounian M, Yau T, et al
    Supplemental Cardioplegia During Donor Heart Implantation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:545-552.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2020
  24. 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

  25. SEESE L, Morell V, Viegas M, Keebler M, et al
    A Risk Score Adults with Congenital Heart Disease undergoing Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 29. pii: S0003-4975(20)31210.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  26. SEESE L, Hirji S, Sultan I, Gleason T, et al
    A Frailty Screening Tool for Patients undergoing Orthotopic Heart Transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 2. pii: S0003-4975(20)31103.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Organ Donation: A Call to Action to Opt Out of the Opioid Epidemic.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:348.

  28. RIGGS KW, Kroslowitz BJ, Chin C, Zafar F, et al
    Pondering Higher-Risk Pediatric Heart Donors: Can We Use More?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:198-205.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2020
  29. JAROSZEWSKI D, Eldeib A, Gotimukul A, Lackey J, et al
    Cardiac Transplantation and Consecutive Minimally Invasive Pectus Excavatum Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(20)30920.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2020
  30. 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

  31. DICHIACCHIO L, Singh AK, Lewis B, Zhang T, et al
    Early Experience With Preclinical Perioperative Cardiac Xenograft Dysfunction in a Single Program.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1357-1361.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  32. 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.

    April 2020
  33. LI Q, Hara H, Banks CA, Yamamoto T, et al
    Anti-Pig Antibody in Infants: Can a Genetically Engineered Pig Heart Bridge to Allotransplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1268-1273.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2020
  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. TEUTEBERG JJ, Cleveland JC Jr, Cowger J, Higgins RS, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs 2019 Annual Report: The Changing Landscape of Devices and Indications.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:649-660.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  38. MOKBEL M, Zamani H, Lei I, Chen YE, et al
    Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate Solution for Donor Heart Preservation Is Safe for Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:763-770.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2020
  39. 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

    January 2020
  40. 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.

  41. 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

    December 2019
  42. MADAN S, Sims DB, Vlismas P, Patel SR, et al
    Cardiac Transplantation Using Hearts with Transient Dysfunction: Role of Takotsubo Like Phenotype Running Head: Takotsubo Like Syndrome in Donor Hearts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31828.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  43. JOHN MM, Razzouk AJ, Chinnock RE, Bock MJ, et al
    Primary Transplantation for Congenital Heart Disease in the Neonatal Period: Long-term Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1857-1864.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2019
  44. 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

  45. FIFER CG, Cohen MS, Peng DM
    A Noncompliant Teen Needs a Second Heart Transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1282-1284.

  46. MORRIS SA, Ghanayem NS
    Patient With Poor Prognosis, Family Wishes to Pursue All Options, Care Team Cannot Reach Consensus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1284-1286.

    October 2019
    Impact of Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange on Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)31592.

  48. WILSON HH, Feins RH, Heathcote SA Sr, Caranasos TG, et al
    A High-fidelity, Tissue-based Simulation for Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31472.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  49. YONG MS, Zhu MZL, du Plessis K, Weintraub RG, et al
    Long-term Outcomes of the Fontan Operation in Patients With Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1234-1241.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2019
  50. 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

  51. 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
  52. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Choi CW, Kilic A
    Heart Transplantation Post HM3 Shortens Hospitalization But May Impose Increased Risk of Rejection (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31171.

  53. RIGGS KW, Zafar F, Radzi Y, Yu PJ, et al
    Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Current Early Expectations after Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31167.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  54. BARAC YD, Jawitz OK, Milano CA
    Heart transplantation post HM3 shortens hospitalization but may impose increased risk of rejection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31100.

  55. MOHITE PN, Garcia Saez D, Butler AJ, Watson CJE, et al
    Direct Procurement of Donor Heart With Normothermic Regional Perfusion of Abdominal Organs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:597-600.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  56. CHOU AS, Habertheuer A, Chin AL, Sultan I, et al
    Heart-Kidney and Heart-Liver Transplantation Provide Immunoprotection to the Cardiac Allograft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:458-466.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  58. 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

    July 2019
  59. 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

    Heart transplantation in patients with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome - Is It a Novel Cardiomyopathy? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30925.

    June 2019
  61. 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

  62. LO BD, Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, Lui C, et al
    Matchmaking Just Got Easier: Impact of Phenotypic Donor-Recipient Likeness in Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30896.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2019
  63. 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

  64. AFTAB M, Reece TB, Svensson LG
    Heart transplantation in patients with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome - Is It a Novel Cardiomyopathy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30630.

    April 2019
  65. 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

  66. JOHN MM, Shih W, Estevez D, Martens TP, et al
    Interaction between ischemic time and donor age on adult heart transplant outcomes in the modern era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)30532.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  67. 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

    Experimental Pig Heart Xenotransplantation-Recent Progress and Remaining Problems.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:989-992.

    March 2019
  69. 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

    February 2019
  70. GIL-JAURENA JM, Perez-Caballero R, Pita A, Pardo C, et al
    Paracorporeal Connection to Heart-Lung Machine in Transplant Surgery With the Berlin Heart Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e151-e152.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2019
  71. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  72. LI M, Zhang L, Zhang Z, Wang S, et al
    Isolated Severe Right Ventricular Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e23-e25.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2018
  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

    September 2018
    Interaction of Donor and Recipient Age: Do older heart transplant recipients need younger hearts? (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)31326.

    August 2018
  77. 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

  78. RIGGS KW, Morales DL
    Less Is More in Post Pediatric Heart Transplant Care (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31127.

  79. BOSTON U, Kumar TS, Shah J, Street T, et al
    Successful Heart Transplantation in Two Infants with Dextrocardia-Heterotaxy Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31050.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2018
  80. WAGNER SJ, Turek JW, Maldonado J, Staron M, et al
    Less Is More in Post Pediatric Heart Transplant Care.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31040.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  81. RIZWAN R, Zafar F, Chin C, Tweddell J, et al
    Listing Low Weight Or Ill Infants For Heart Transplantation: Is It Prudent?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30977.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2018
  82. NAIR VV, Appukuttan M, Narayan KV, Thanathu Krishnan Nair J, et al
    Brucellosis after Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 19. pii: S0003-4975(18)30868.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2018
    Cumulative Effect of Preoperative Risk Factors on Mortality after Pediatric Heart Transplantation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)30676.

    April 2018
  84. O'CONNOR MJ, Glatz AC, Rossano JW, Shaddy RE, et al
    Cumulative Effect of Preoperative Risk Factors on Mortality after Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 20. pii: S0003-4975(18)30538.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  85. PENG DM
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1230-1231.

    March 2018
  86. CLARIZIA NA, Ruel M
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:777-778.

    February 2018
  87. REYES K, Gupta D, Fricker FJ, Cooke S, et al
    Heart Transplant in Patient with Isolated Left Superior Vena Cava by Atrial Appendage Rotation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30067.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  88. 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
  89. ST LOUIS JD, McCracken CE, Turk EM, Hancock HS, et al
    Long-Term Transplant-Free Survival After Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:186-192.
    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. LOGSDON DP, Barr ML, Bowdish ME
    Impact of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate on Blood Use, Cost, and Outcomes in Heart Transplantation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(17)31633.

  92. RIZWAN R, Zafar F, Bryant R 3rd, Tweddell JS, et al
    The Number of Refusals for Donor Organ Quality Does Not Impact Heart Transplant Outcomes in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)31352.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  93. PERRIER S, Parker A, Brizard CP, Sheridan B, et al
    Surgical Management of Extensive Perinatal Myocardial Infarction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e435-e437.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  94. 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

  95. 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
  96. GREENBERG J, Teman NR, Haft JW, Romano MA, et al
    Association of Donor Tricuspid Valve Repair With Outcomes After Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31124.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  97. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    A Comprehensive Risk Score to Predict Prolonged Hospital Length of Stay After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31037.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. SPONGA S, Napgal D, Beltrami AP, Ferrara V, et al
    Coronary Dissection Discovered During Ex Vivo Organ Preservation: Avoiding a Fatal Complication.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e383-e384.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  99. ITO E, Miyagawa S, Fukushima S, Yoshikawa Y, et al
    Histone Modification Is Correlated With Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling in Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1531-1539.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2017
  100. 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.

    August 2017
  101. BEISSEL DJ, Birnbaum BF, Barnes AP, O'Brien JE, et al
    Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Isolated Right Heart Failure: A Bridge to Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e155-e156.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2017
  102. STEFFEN RJ, Blackstone EH, Smedira NG, Soltesz EG, et al
    Optimal Timing of Heart Transplant After HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30522.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  103. TRIVEDI JR, Cheng A, Gallo M, Schumer EM, et al
    Predictors of Donor Heart Utilization for Transplantation in United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1900-1906.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2017
  104. SAVALE L, Le Pavec J, Mercier O, Mussot S, et al
    Impact of High-Priority Allocation on Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation for Pulmonary Hypertension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(17)30296.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2017
  105. GONZALEZ-LOPEZ MT, Perez-Caballero-Martinez R, Pita-Fernandez AM, Gil-Jaurena JM, et al
    Pediatric Heart Transplantation With Lecompte Maneuver Owing to Extremely Oversized Donor Allograft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e345-e347.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  106. BLITZER D, Yedlicka G, Manghelli J, Dentel J, et al
    Twin-to-Twin Heart Transplantation: A Unique Event With a 25-Year Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e341-e342.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2017
  107. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Kemp CD, et al
    The Paradoxical Relationship Between Donor Distance and Survival After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 30. pii: S0003-4975(17)30104.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  108. BARBIERI LR, Lourenco-Filho DD, Tavares ER, Carvalho PO, et al
    Influence of Drugs Carried in Lipid Nanoparticles in Coronary Disease of Rabbit Transplanted Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30017.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2017
  109. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Blair A, Kurlansky PA, et al
    Posttransplant Outcomes Among Septuagenarians Bridged to Transplantation With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:41-48.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  110. WHITE C, Ambrose E, Muller A, Hatami S, et al
    Impact of Reperfusion Calcium and pH on the Resuscitation of Hearts Donated After Circulatory Death.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:122-130.
    PubMed     Abstract available

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    Mechanical Circulatory Support as Bridge to Transplantation for the Failing Single Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:193-197.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2016
  112. BATTIN MP, Edwards JH, Freedman RA
    Heart Transplantation on a Desert Island? Self-Sacrifice and Slippery Slopes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1783-1784.

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    Process Improvement in Thoracic Donor Organ Procurement: Implementation of a Donor Assessment Checklist.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1872-1877.
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  114. SADE RM
    It Takes a Heart to Save a Family.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1782-1783.

    November 2016
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    Tracheostomy Among Infants With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Undergoing Cardiac Operations: A Multicenter Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 16. pii: S0003-4975(16)31253.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  116. SIMPSON KE, Pruitt E, Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, et al
    Fontan Patient Survival After Pediatric Heart Transplantation Has Improved in the Current Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31247.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2016
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    Survival After Orthotopic Heart Transplantation in Patients Undergoing Bridge to Transplantation With the HeartWare HVAD Versus the Heartmate II.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31128.
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    Minimally Invasive Repair of Mitral Valve Prolapse and Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in a Heart Transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e305-7.
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    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1265.

    September 2016
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    Successful Re-Repeat Resection of Primary Left Atrial Sarcoma After Previous Tumor Resection and Cardiac Autotransplant Procedures.
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    August 2016
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    Berlin Heart EXCOR Ventricular Assist Device: Multilayer Membrane Rupture in a Pediatric Patient.
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    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2016
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    Extracorporeal Life Support After Pulmonary Endarterectomy as a Bridge to Recovery or Transplantation: Lessons From 31 Consecutive Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:260-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available

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    Novel Modifications of a Ventricular Assist Device for Infants and Children.
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    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2016
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    Non-Fontan Adult Congenital Heart Disease Transplantation Survival Is Equivalent to Acquired Heart Disease Transplantation Survival.
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    January 2016
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    Gene Therapy in Cardiac Surgery: Clinical Trials, Challenges, and Perspectives.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(15)01989.
    PubMed     Abstract available

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