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    July 2022
  1. SHAH AS
    Normothermic regional perfusion in donor heart recovery: Establishing a new normal.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:142-146.

  2. TCHOUTA L, Drake D, Hoenerhoff M, Rojas-Pena A, et al
    Twenty-four-hour normothermic perfusion of isolated ex vivo hearts using plasma exchange.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:128-138.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Commentary: Plasma exchange during extended normothermic ex vivo perfusion of donor hearts may lead to the Holy Grail of nonemergency transplantation!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:139-140.

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

    May 2022
  5. WELLS DA, Morales DLS
    Commentary: Set me free-cell-free DNA may soon provide reprieve to pediatric heart transplant recipients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(22)00610.

  6. LI SS, Osho A, Moonsamy P, D'Alessandro DA, et al
    Trends in the use of hepatitis C viremic donor hearts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1873-1885.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2022
  7. KAWABORI M, Critsinelis AC, Patel S, Nordan T, et al
    Total ventricular mass oversizing +50% or greater was a predictor of worse 1-year survival after heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(22)00505.
    PubMed     Abstract available

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

    Commentary: The dilemma of donor heart cold storage: Are stem cell extracellular vesicles the answer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e294-e295.

  10. WANG M, Yan L, Li Q, Yang Y, et al
    Mesenchymal stem cell secretions improve donor heart function following ex vivo cold storage.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e277-e292.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2022
  11. DANI A, Price N, Thangappan K, Ryan TD, et al
    Heart-kidney listing is better than isolated heart listing for pediatric heart transplant candidates with significant renal insufficiency.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 1. pii: S0022-5223(22)00221.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2022
  12. KAKU Y, Takeda K, Naka Y
    Commentary: The role of mechanical circulatory support in heart retransplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:723-724.

  13. HAN JJ, Smood B, Atluri P
    Commentary: Vita nova or vanitas? Outcomes in cardiac retransplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:721-722.

  14. 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

    Commentary: Heat shock protein 90 inhibition and donor heart protection-a paradoxical concept?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e201-e202.

  16. ACEROS H, Der Sarkissian S, Borie M, Pinto Ribeiro RV, et al
    Novel heat shock protein 90 inhibitor improves cardiac recovery in a rodent model of donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e187-e197.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2022
  17. KANG L, Markert ML, Turek JW
    Induction of donor-specific tolerance to heart transplantation: From concept to clinical translation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 14. pii: S0022-5223(22)00028.

  18. WOODS RK, Kirklin JK, Maeda K, Adachi I, et al
    We need better pediatric cardiac transplantation risk modeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(22)00016.

    Commentary: Being at the table, not on the menu: Surgeon-initiated call for better risk stratification of pediatric heart transplant recipients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(22)00017.

    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.

  21. POWER A, Jaquiss RDB
    Commentary: Donor-specific tolerance in heart transplantation: A marathon, not a sprint.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 8. pii: S0022-5223(22)00011.

    Commentary: Chicken or egg: Does risk-adjustment hide the deleterious consequences of bridging to transplant with temporary devices?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:149-150.

  23. 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.

  24. IYENGAR A, Smood BF, Atluri P
    Commentary: Fear of rejection: Acute cellular rejection after ventricular assist device placement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:135-136.

  25. 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

    December 2021
  26. SADE RM, Carpenter AJ, D'Amico TA, Drake DH, et al
    Unethical studies on transplantation in cardiothoracic surgery journals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1647-1653.

    October 2021
  27. HESS NR, Hickey GW, Sultan I, Kilic A, et al
    Redo orthotopic heart transplantation in the current era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)01506.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Commentary: Redo heart transplantation: Lessons learned over the past 20 years.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 6. pii: S0022-5223(21)01409.

    September 2021
    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.

  30. NOLY PE, Moriguchi J, Shah KB, Anyanwu AC, et al
    A bridge-to-bridge approach to heart transplantation using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and total artificial heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01364.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  31. SMITH DE, Kon ZN, Carillo JA, Chen S, et al
    Early experience with donation after circulatory death heart transplantation using normothermic regional perfusion in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)01316.
    PubMed     Abstract available

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

  33. SHUDO Y, Maeda K
    Commentary: Accepting only over-sized donors for adult congenital heart disease-Is it being overcautious?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:429-430.

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

  35. LAWRENCE KM, Ittenbach RF, Hunt ML, Kaplinski M, et al
    Attrition between the superior cavopulmonary connection and the Fontan procedure in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:385-393.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  36. PHILIP J, Powers E, Machado D, Colon DL, et al
    Pulsatile ventricular assist device as a bridge to transplant for the early high-risk single-ventricle physiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:405-413.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2021
    Commentary: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to heart transplantation: Will we revisit Heisenberg's uncertainty principle and the observer effect?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(21)00898.

  38. 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.

  39. SHARMA VJ, Iyengar AJ, Zannino D, Gentles T, et al
    Protein-losing enteropathy and plastic bronchitis after the Fontan procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2158-2165.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2021
  40. IVEY-MIRANDA JB, Maulion C, Farrero-Torres M, Griffin M, et al
    Risk stratification of patients listed for heart transplantation while supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00877.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  41. 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.

  42. KNOPER RC, John R
    Commentary: The only constant is change: Understanding the changes in the new heart allocation system.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1851-1852.

  43. RAO V
    Commentary: The ethics of donor allocation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1849-1851.

  44. LE AT, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: Flying too close to the sun.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1848-1849.

  45. ALAM A, Meyer DM, Hall SA
    Commentary: History is prologue: If we fail to learn from our past, we are doomed to repeat it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1847-1848.

    April 2021
  46. CALLAHAN CP, Jegatheeswaran A, Barron DJ, Husain SA, et al
    Factors associated with mortality or transplantation versus Fontan completion after cavopulmonary shunt for patients with tricuspid atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00745.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  47. DARK JH, Mehew J, Venkateswaran R
    Prolongation of time from brain death to retrieval is beneficial to the donor heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e311-e312.

  48. JAWITZ OK, Raman V
    Reply from authors: Heart donor brain death duration-external validation from across the pond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e313.

  49. LE AT, Mokadam NA
    Reply: Riding out the storm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e312-e313.

  50. RASKIN A, Zafar F, Morales DLS
    Commentary: Is there life after cardiac death? Considering the challenges of heart donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1344-1345.

  51. KON ZN, Smith DE, Carillo JA, Moazami N, et al
    Commentary: The future is now-heart donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1342-1343.

    March 2021
  52. GANAPATHI AM, Lampert BC, Mokadam NA, Emani S, et al
    Allocation changes in heart transplantation: What has really changed?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)00510.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Commentary: Selecting the right cardiac donor.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1061-1062.

  54. KAWABORI M, Critsinelis AC, Hironaka CE, Chen FY, et al
    Right ventricular undersizing is associated with increased 1-year mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1048-1059.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2021
  55. WOODS RK
    Commentary: The Fontan cardiac transplant-Time to embrace change.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00367.

  56. AMDANI S, Simpson KE, Thrush P, Shih R, et al
    Hepatorenal dysfunction assessment with the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Excluding INR score predicts worse survival after heart transplant in pediatric Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00262.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. OVERBEY DM, Lodge AJ
    Commentary: Neonatal heart transplant: A good option in a bad situation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 12. pii: S0022-5223(21)00260.

  58. 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

    Commentary: The importance and treachery of patient selection for neonatal heart transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00240.

  60. IUS F, Moscalenco D, Boethig D, Tudorache I, et al
    Cardiac valve operations after solid organ transplantation: A single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:595-606.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2021
    Commentary: Neonatal heart transplant: Conservation status-critically endangered.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00197.

  62. LIN Y, Davis TJ, Zorrilla-Vaca A, Wojcik BM, et al
    Neonatal heart transplant outcomes: A single institutional experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00130.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  63. GUARIENTO A, Blitzer D, Vida V
    Commentary: Donor selection in heart transplantation: It's a match!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00107.

    December 2020
  64. MONDAL NK, Ghanta RK
    Commentary: Getting better with every beat. Extending the clock with ex vivo perfusion for heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)33422.

  65. WITER L, Kilic A
    Commentary: Proceed with caution: Right ventricular undersizing in heart transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33358.

    November 2020
  66. 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.

  67. DYKES JC, Maeda K
    Commentary: To BiVAD or not to BiVAD...that is the question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1310-1311.

    October 2020
  68. AHMED H, Anderson JB, Bates KE, Fleishman CE, et al
    Development of a validated risk score for interstage death or transplant after stage I palliation for single-ventricle heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1021-1030.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2020
  69. IBRAHIM M, Kilic A
    Commentary: Heart transplantation using hepatitis C-positive donors: What are we waiting for?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)32652.

    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.

  71. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB
    Commentary: Building bridges to the future of heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)32559.

    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.

  73. 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.

    August 2020
  74. CARTER KT, O'Brien R, Larson SB, Creswell LL, et al
    Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation is a viable option as a bridge to heart transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)32393.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2020
    Commentary: Heart transplant second chances: Retransplantation should be supported by allocation algorithms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)32167.

    Commentary: Absence of ventricular assist device-related risk for rejection after heart transplantation: Good news given the "new normal".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)32053.

  77. NARAHARI AK, Mehaffey JH, Chandrabhatla AS, Baderdinni PK, et al
    A 30-year analysis of National Institutes of Health-funded cardiac transplantation research: Surgeons lead the way.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31982.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  78. 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.

    May 2020
  79. 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

  80. PURIFOY E, Adachi I
    Commentary: It isn't easy being single.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1999-2000.

  81. HERNANDEZ NB, Davies RR
    Commentary: How long until a new heart is a "normal" heart in transplanted single-ventricle patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1997-1998.

  82. THANGAPPAN K, Morales DLS
    Commentary: The environment matters: The effects of passive circulation are not quickly reversed by a change of heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2001-2002.

  83. HAN JJ, Atluri P
    Commentary: Donation after circulatory death-a remarkable opportunity yet to cross the pond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e311-e312.

    April 2020
  84. BARAC YD
    Commentary: To use or not to use? This is the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1343-1344.

  85. LEE PHU, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: My precious.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1354-1355.

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

  87. ROMEO JLR, Papageorgiou G, Takkenberg JJM, Roos-Hesselink JW, et al
    Influence of pregnancy on long-term durability of allografts in right ventricular outflow tract.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1508-1516.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  88. ORAS J, Doueh R, Norberg E, Redfors B, et al
    Left ventricular dysfunction in potential heart donors and its influence on recipient outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1333-1341.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2020
  89. RAJAB TK, Jaggers J, Campbell DN
    Heart transplantation following donation after cardiac death: History, current techniques, and future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30529.

  90. HAN JJ, Iyengar A, Atluri P
    Commentary: The ABC's of donation after circulatory death heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30613.

    Patients who are dead by neurologic criteria (brain dead) are not homogeneous.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e213.

  92. 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.

    February 2020
  93. CLARK DE, Byrne RD, Mazurek JA, Opotowsky AR, et al
    Sizing heart transplant donors in adults with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)30508.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  94. HAFT JW
    Commentary: Can we finally move the needle in organ donation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:514.

  95. IYENGAR A, Atluri P
    Commentary: Keeping your cool: Donor heart preservation using the SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e125-e126.

  96. MOAYEDI Y, Gulamhusein AF, Khush KK
    Treading lightly as we step into a new era: Use of hepatitis C virus-infected organs for transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:505-510.

  97. NAITO N, Funamoto M, Pierson RN, D'Alessandro DA, et al
    First clinical use of a novel hypothermic storage system for a long-distance donor heart procurement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e121-e123.

    January 2020
  98. 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.

    December 2019
  99. DESHPANDE SR, Yerebakan C
    Commentary: Crawling toward heart transplantation and beyond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)36126.

  100. ST LOUIS JD, Plunkett M
    Commentary: Is donor acceptance a bigger problem than donor availability? Time for a realistic look.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1663-1664.

    November 2019
  101. JOHN MM, Wilder TJ, Blackstone EH
    Commentary: Providing a "leg up" for those who "limp" to heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33482.

    Commentary: Pediatric heart transplantation-Seeing the forest for the trees.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)32495.

  103. 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.

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

    October 2019
  105. JAWITZ OK, Milano C
    Is it time for the United States to engage in heart transplantation using donation after circulatory death?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)31945.

  106. 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

  107. DALY RC
    Commentary: Will cardiac reanimation increase donors for heart transplantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32186.

  108. STEPHENS EH, Tannous P, Monge MC, Eltayeb O, et al
    Normalization of hemodynamics is delayed in patients with a single ventricle after pediatric heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)32167.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  109. BOJKO M, Eisen H, Vallabhajosyula P
    Reply: Pseudoaneurysm after heart transplantation-Did bicuspid aortopathy contribute?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)31585.

  110. SUN J, Brizard C, Winlaw D, Alphonso N, et al
    Biventricular repair versus Fontan completion for patients with d- or l-transposition of the great arteries with ventricular septal defect and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1158-1167.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2019
  111. 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.

  112. STACKHOUSE KA, McCrindle BW, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, et al
    Surgical palliation or primary transplantation for aortic valve atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31909.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  113. BOOTH K, Dark JH
    Reply: Commentary on do not forget late aneurysm after heart transplantation: More evidence for computed tomography screening.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31586.

  114. FUKUNAGA N, Rao V
    Do not forget late aortic pseudoaneurysm after heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31593.

  115. BOURGUIGNON T, Benoist L, Chadet S, Miquelestorena-Standley E, et al
    Stimulation of murine P2Y11-like purinoreceptor protects against hypoxia/reoxygenation injury and decreases heart graft rejection lesions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:780-790.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2019
  116. ANDERSEN ND, Kirmani S, Turek JW
    Commentary: Shunted single-ventricle neonatal ventricular-assist device support: Are we nearing a consensus strategy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e71-e72.

  117. VANDENDRIESSCHE K, Nevens F, Van Cleemput J, Van Raemdonck D, et al
    Commentary: Hepatitis: A way to make organ donation go viral?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:554-555.

  118. EMANI SM
    Lessons learned from Melody valve retrieved at transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e74-e75.

  119. 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.

  120. VILLA CR, Lorts A, Riggs KW, Alten J, et al
    How small can you go? A 2.5-kg infant with pulmonary atresia and coronary atresia bridged to cardiac transplantation with a paracorporeal-continuous flow ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e67-e69.

  121. PHILIP J, Reyes K, Ebraheem M, Gupta D, et al
    Hybrid procedure with pulsatile ventricular assist device for hypoplastic left heart syndrome awaiting transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e59-e61.

    July 2019

  122. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:180-181.

  123. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Mechanical circulatory support for cardiac retransplantation-The debate continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:182-183.

  124. SANCHEZ JE, Takayama H, Ando M, Han J, et al
    Outcomes of bridge to cardiac retransplantation in the contemporary mechanical circulatory support era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:171-181.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2019
  125. LO RITO M
    Commentary: "Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?"-What we should be using to look at vasoplegia?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2441-2442.

  126. BHAMA JK
    Commentary: Timing is everything!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2325-2326.

  127. BACKER CL
    Commentary: Vasoplegia-Be prepared!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2443.

  128. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2323-2324.

  129. HUI DS, Lee R
    Commentary: Knowing what we don't know.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e391-e392.

    May 2019
  130. 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.

  131. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1873-1875.

  132. LANDOLFO K, Patel P
    Commentary: Blood from a stone: Should we use low-ejection fraction donors for transplantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1878-1879.

    Commentary: When will we learn from using donor hearts with decreased ventricular function?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1876-1877.

  134. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Perfection is the enemy of good: Pushing the boundaries of donor heart criteria.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1880.

  135. 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

    February 2019
    Transplanting heterotaxy...out with the vague, and in the with new.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:741-742.

    The "increased-risk donor": A plea for redefinition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:611-612.

  138. PAGANI FD
    Centers for Disease Control "increased-risk" organ donor: Not so risky?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:613-614.

    Timeout: A look to the left.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:632.

  140. 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

  141. MENEGAZZO WR, Alvarez J, Cusimano RJ, Geib G, et al
    Modified autotransplant with three-dimensional printing for treatment of primary cardiac sarcoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e41-e43.

  142. BARAC YD, Megna DJ, Castleberry AW, Schroder JN, et al
    Transplanting a heart with a persistent left superior vena cava.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:630-631.

  143. RIBEIRO RVP, Badiwala MV, Ramzy D, Tumiati LC, et al
    Recipient hypertonic saline infusion prevents cardiac allograft dysfunction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:615-625.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2019
  144. 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.

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