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    May 2022
  1. SIMONATO M, Vemulapalli S, Ben-Yehuda O, Wu C, et al
    Minimum Core Data Elements for Evaluation of TAVR: A Scientific Statement by PASSION CV, HVC, and TVT Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1730-1742.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. YAMAZAKI K, Minatoya K, Kumagai M, Handa T, et al
    Valve-sparing Aortic Root Replacement for a Patient With Filamin A Mutation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e397.
    PubMed    


  3. WANG WT, Chen OD, Li X, Cen JZ, et al
    A Modified Technique for Valve Regurgitation After Partial Atrioventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e385-e387.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. GHARIBEH L, Rahmouni K, Crean AM, Castillo J, et al
    Severe Mitral Annular Calcification in Two Cases of Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e327-e330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. PFEIFER J, Rentzsch A, Matsushima S, Giebels C, et al
    A New Technique of Aortoventricular Patch Enlargement and Root Replacement for Annular Hypoplasia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e339-e341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. MOHAN N, Ahmad M, Al Dossari G, Roughneen E, et al
    The Longest Documented Postoperative Survivor of a Brock Procedure 63 Years Later.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e347-e349.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. O'HAIR DP, Gada H, Sotelo MR, Wagner L, et al
    Enhanced Detection of Heart Valve Disease Using Integrated Artificial Intelligence at Scale.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1499-1504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. WONG LY, Alver N, Dewey EN, Bhamidipati C, et al
    Septal Myectomy for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the Elderly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1477-1481.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. BETHANCOURT CN, Blitzer D, Yamabe T, Zhao Y, et al
    Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Versus Bio-Bentall: Inverse Propensity Weighting of 796 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1529-1535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. FAROUX L, Mohammadi S, Rodes-Cabau J
    Transcarotid TAVR: Towards a Better Understanding of Cerebral Embolic Events.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1752.
    PubMed    


  11. EIKELBOOM R, Belley-Cote EP, Whitlock RP
    We Need High-quality Evidence Regarding the Ross Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1754-1755.
    PubMed    


  12. KOBAYASHI Y, Kotani Y, Kuroko Y, Kawabata T, et al
    Staged Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot: A Strategy for Optimizing Clinical and Functional Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1575-1581.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2022
  13. ISHIKAWA N, Watanabe G, Horikawa T, Seguchi R, et al
    Robot-assisted totally-endoscopic mitral valve plasty and coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 18. pii: S0003-4975(22)00523.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. AMABILE A, Krane M, Dufendach K, Baird CW, et al
    Standardized Aortic Valve Neocuspidization for Treatment of Aortic Valve Diseases.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 16. pii: S0003-4975(22)00518.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. AMABILE A, Geirsson A, Krane M
    A Call to Standardize Nomenclature for Aortic Valve Neocuspidization: A Quest for Comparable Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 16. pii: S0003-4975(22)00529.
    PubMed    


  16. GOFUS J, Fila P, Vobornik M, Ondrasek J, et al
    Unicuspid Aortic Valve in Patients Undergoing the Ross Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(22)00512.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. SADRI V, Kohli K, Jimenez JH, Cranford WS, et al
    Impact of Anchor Location on Mitral Neochordae Forces: An In Vitro Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1378-1384.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. TAKURA M, Eishi K, Miura T, Matsumaru I, et al
    David Operation for Insufficient Pulmonary Autograft After Ross-Konno Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e279-e281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. MALANKAR DP, Mali S, Garekar S, Sheth R, et al
    Single-Stage Unifocalization and Intracardiac Repair Using Two Tube Grafts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e299-e302.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. D'ONOFRIO A, Cibin G, Pittarello D, Gerosa G, et al
    Double Transapical Access During Neochord Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e291-e293.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. HUANG S, Yue Y, Liang M, Feng K, et al
    Neutrophil Gelatinase-associated Lipocalin: A Potential Predictor of Embolic Events in Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1215-1222.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  22. MCGRATH D, Salehi P, Weintraub A, Kawabori M, et al
    Transcarotid Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Simple "Flip-n-Flex" Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00380.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. TULLY A, Hsuan Lee AC, Gruessner S, Massad M, et al
    Surgical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Explantation Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. GAMMIE JS, Quinn RW, Pasrija C
    Adding mitral valve translocation to the tool kit for treatment of secondary mitral regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(22)00375.
    PubMed    


  25. MYERS PO, Dayan V, Szeto WY, Thourani VH, et al
    Joint Surgical Associations (EACTS, LACES, ASCVTS, AATS, and STS) Position Statement Regarding the VARC-3 Definitions for Aortic Valve Clinical Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(21)02119.
    PubMed    


  26. WILLIAMS E, El-Hamamsy I
    Stentless Aortic Valves: Quo Vadis?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)00334.
    PubMed    


  27. SHARMA A, Alvarez A, Nazif T, Kodali S, et al
    Tale of a Black Heart!
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e163-e165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. ALI HASSAN SM, Paleczny S, Hamilton A, Payne DM, et al
    Is It Feasible to Implant Sutureless Valves in Presence of Diseased Aortic Root and Aortic Aneurysm?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e175-e178.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. FATTOUCH K, Dioguardi P, Guccione F, Nogara A, et al
    10-Year Results of Mitral Repair and Coronary Bypass for Ischemic Regurgitation: A Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:816-822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. BARRON DJ
    Untangling the Mysteries of MAPCAs with the Identification of Different Patterns and Types.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:882-883.
    PubMed    


  31. MAINWARING RD, Adamson G, Hanley FL
    To Unifocalize or Not to Unifocalize?: A Comparison of Retroesophageal Versus Anterior Collaterals.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:875-882.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. PADALINO MA
    Tetralogy of Fallot and Pulmonary Valve Replacement: Can We Break the Vicious Cycle?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1046-1047.
    PubMed    


  33. VAN DEN EYNDE J, Sa MPBO, Vervoort D, Roever L, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Tetralogy of Fallot: An Updated Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1036-1046.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  34. TAKAHASHI Y, Murakami T, Kishimoto N, Kawase T, et al
    Simple Height Reduction of the Posterior Leaflet in Robotic Mitral Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 22. pii: S0003-4975(22)00225.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. ZHU Y, Imbrie-Moore AM, Paulsen MJ, Park MH, et al
    A Novel Device for Intraoperative Direct Visualization of a Pressurized Root in Aortic Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 22. pii: S0003-4975(22)00219.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. FRANKEL WC, Sylvester CB, Asokan S, Ryan CT, et al
    Outcomes, Cost, and Readmission after Surgical Aortic or Mitral Valve Replacement at Safety-Net versus Non-Safety-Net Hospitals.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 21. pii: S0003-4975(22)00206.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. MCCARTHY PM
    Help Wanted: New Options for Tricuspid Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 16. pii: S0003-4975(22)00193.
    PubMed    


  38. HAGE A, Chu MWA
    The Critically Important Role of the Annuloplasty in Mitral Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 14. pii: S0003-4975(22)00185.
    PubMed    


  39. AN KR, Fremes SE
    Mechanical mitral valves and INR: how low can you go?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 12. pii: S0003-4975(22)00181.
    PubMed    


  40. YANG B, Makkinejad A, Fukuhara S, Clemence J Jr, et al
    Stentless Versus Stented Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(22)00177.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. HUANG Y, Dearani JA, Stephens EH, Saran N, et al
    Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Repair with Artificial Neochordae in Pediatric and Adult Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 8. pii: S0003-4975(22)00174.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. NAPPI F, Avtaar Singh SS
    Between Mitral Valve Translocation and Lack of High-Level Evidence in Subannular Mitral Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 3. pii: S0003-4975(22)00151.
    PubMed    


  43. DAVID TE, Seidman MA, David CM, Lafreniere-Roula M, et al
    Outcomes of Reimplantation of the Aortic Valve in Patients with Aortic Cusp Fenestration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(22)00133.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. KHOSHHAL Z, Tam DY, Gaudino M
    Aortic Root Enlargement-Doing Too Much or Not Enough?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:699-700.
    PubMed    


  45. WELLS DA, Morales DLS
    "Band-Aids" for Small Annuli.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:645-646.
    PubMed    


  46. BOND E, Marey G, Knoper R, Said SM, et al
    Left Thoracotomy Beating Heart Repair of Mitral Periprosthetic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e103-e105.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. ZHANG J, Li T
    Stent in Left Renal Vein Stuck at the Opening of Tricuspid Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e91-e94.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. YANG F, Wang Q, Meng H, Zhang GJ, et al
    Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries in Noncyanotic Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e125-e127.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. SCORSIN M, Andreas M, Corona S, Guta AC, et al
    Novel Transcatheter Mitral Prosthesis Designed to Preserve Physiological Ventricular Flow Dynamics.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:593-599.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. SUN D, Schaff HV, Nishimura RA, Geske JB, et al
    Impact of Body Mass Index on Outcome of Septal Myectomy for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:519-526.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2022
  51. CHU MWA, Ruel M, Graeve A, Gerdisch MW, et al
    Low-Dose Versus Standard Warfarin After Mechanical Mitral Valve Replacement: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 28. pii: S0003-4975(22)00138.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. BAVARIA JE, Griffith B, Heimansohn DA, Rozanski J, et al
    Five-year Outcomes of the COMMENCE Trial Investigating Aortic Valve Replacement with RESILIA Tissue.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(22)00063.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. KIAII BB, Moront MG, Patel HJ, Ruel M, et al
    Outcomes of Surgical Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients 65 Years of Age.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(22)00062.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. GAMMIE JS, Quinn RW, Holmes SD
    Standardization of Mitral Regurgitation Grading Starts with Abandoning Historical "Plus" Terminology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 17. pii: S0003-4975(22)00044.
    PubMed    


  55. BAJAJ SS, Fann JI
    History of Surgery for Mitral Stenosis: John Mayow to Charles Bailey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 17. pii: S0003-4975(22)00047.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. SCHENA S
    Evolution of Alternative-Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Is an "Alternative" Access Still Needed?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)00032.
    PubMed    


  57. CLEMENCE J JR, Yang B
    Aortic Root Replacement of Small Roots to Prepare for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)00024.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. KAMIYA K, Nagatani Y, Terada S, Matsubayashi Y, et al
    Validation of Virtual Imaging of a Dynamic, Functioning Aortic Valve Using an Ex-vivo Porcine Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 10. pii: S0003-4975(22)00019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. DUENAS H, Mehaffey JH, Yarboro LT
    Surgical Explant of a Lotus Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 5. pii: S0003-4975(22)00011.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. BRESCIA AA, Rosenbloom LM, Watt TMF, Bergquist CS, et al
    Ultrasonic Emulsification of Severe Mitral Annular Calcification During Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jan 3. pii: S0003-4975(21)02171.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. KIRKER E, Jones B
    Hospital Procedure Volume Not Associated With 30-Day Stroke Rate for Transcarotid or Transaxillary/Subclavian Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:376-377.
    PubMed    


  62. RAHEJA S, Shetty V, Shanmugasundaram B, Shetty DP, et al
    A Novel Surgical Technique to Address Post-Septal Myectomy Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e63-e66.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. ALSOUFI B, Knight JH, St Louis J, Raghuveer G, et al
    Are Mechanical Prostheses Valid Alternatives to the Ross Procedure in Young Children Under 6 Years Old?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:166-173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. RAJAB TK, Zorrilla-Vaca A, Kavarana MN, Mokashi S, et al
    Ross Operation in Neonates: A Meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:192-198.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. BAKIR NH, MacGregor RM, Khiabani AJ, Musharbash FN, et al
    Concomitant Cox-Maze IV and Septal Myectomy in Patients With Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:109-117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2021
  66. PERROTTI A, Francica A, Monaco F, Quintana E, et al
    Post-operative Quality of Life after Full-sternotomy and Mini-sternotomy Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 28. pii: S0003-4975(21)02143.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. YAMAGUCHI A, Kato H, Matsubara M, Mathis BJ, et al
    Congenital Tricuspid Valve Calcification Necessitating Neonatal Surgical Intervention.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)02146.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. RUSSO MJ, Thourani VH, Cohen DJ, Malaisrie SC, et al
    Minimally Invasive versus Full Sternotomy for Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)02134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. NAPPI F, Avtaar Singh SS
    Not just quantification of mitral regurgitation. Going back to the morphology of tethering?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(21)02127.
    PubMed    


  70. BISHAWI M, Glower DD
    Restrictive mitral annuloplasty: Patient selection is the key.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)02112.
    PubMed    


  71. MACGILLIVRAY TE
    Surgical Management of Aortic Valve Endocarditis-The High-Water Mark?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)02109.
    PubMed    


  72. ZUBAREVICH A, Ruhparwar A, Weymann A
    Robotic Assisted Aortic Valve Replacement - Who Really Benefits from Robotic Procedures?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)02116.
    PubMed    


  73. XU Q, Duan S, Wang B, Chen R, et al
    A Novel Modified Hybrid Therapy for Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)02104.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. PISSARRA D, Maximo J, Campos I, Pinho P, et al
    TRAUMATIC AORTIC VALVE INJURY AFTER BLUNT CHEST TRAUMA.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 15. pii: S0003-4975(21)02101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. YAMAZAKI Y, Wada T, Kadohama T, Takagi D, et al
    Pacemaker Lead-induced Tricuspid Valve Stenosis and Reverse Lutembacher Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 15. pii: S0003-4975(21)02097.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. SAKU K, Arimura S, Takagi T, Hoshino S, et al
    Successful Repair of a Forme Fruste Bicuspid Aortic Valve by the Raphe Suspension Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 15. pii: S0003-4975(21)02096.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. NAPPI F, Avtaar Singh SS
    Restrictive Mitral Annuloplasty: Still a Viable Procedure?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 10. pii: S0003-4975(21)02048.
    PubMed    


  78. CHEN J, Lu Y, Yang Y, Kong X, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Regurgitation due to Takayasu Arteritis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(21)02033.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. OZHAN A, Bademci MS, Bayraktar FA
    Meticulous Evaluation of Annuloplasty in Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(21)02035.
    PubMed    


  80. MATSUI Y, Kubota S, Seki T, Shingu Y, et al
    Simple Chordal Replacement with a Newly Designed "Mitral Plate" in Mitral Valvuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(21)02037.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. LAMELAS J, Alnajar A
    Outcomes to Consider in the Surgical Implantation of Transcatheter Valves in Patients With Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:2112.
    PubMed    


  82. VRICELLA LA, El-Zein C, Hibino N, Rausa J, et al
    Technical Modifications That Might Improve Long-term Outcomes of the Ross Procedure in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1997-2004.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. LAWRIE G, Zoghbi W, Little S, Shah D, et al
    One Hundred Percent Reparability of Mitral Prolapse: Results of a Dynamic Nonresectional Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1921-1928.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. CAO XX, Talukder MF, Hongxin L, Wenbin G, et al
    Peratrial Balloon Pulmonary Valvotomy in Infants: Right Ventricular Wall None-Touch Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e467-e470.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2021
  85. FUKUHARA S, Ailawadi G, Deeb GM
    Non-Aortic Valve Cardiac Surgery after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 26. pii: S0003-4975(21)01986.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. SENAY S, Bastopcu M, Gullu AU, Kocyigit M, et al
    Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery with Intracardiac Ultrasound Guided Septal Myectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)01977.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. YUN J, Saleh OA, Chung JW, Bakaeen FG, et al
    Cardiac Operations after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)01910.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. ARGHAMI A, Jahanian S, Daly RC, Hemmati P, et al
    Robotic Mitral Valve Repair: A Decade of Experience with Echocardiographic Follow-up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)01919.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. HOSOBA S, Ito T, Orii M
    3D-endoscopic assisted concomitant mitral and aortic valve surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)01915.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. ZHU K, Pan S, Liu D, Wang C, et al
    Minimally Invasive Bio-Chimney Technique for Postrepair Mitral Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(21)01908.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. THOURANI VH, Brennan JM, Edelman JJ, Thibault D, et al
    Association of Volume and Outcomes in 234,556 Patients Undergoing Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)01891.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. BRAUN J
    Downsized Mitral Annuloplasty for Functional Mitral Regurgitation: Still Unbeaten When Done Properly in the Right Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 12. pii: S0003-4975(21)01890.
    PubMed    


  93. MEHAFFEY JH
    Aortic Annular Enlargement during Aortic Valve Replacement: Shedding Light on the Conundrum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 12. pii: S0003-4975(21)01901.
    PubMed    


  94. DE MARTINO A, Milano AD, Bortolotti U
    ENLARGENMENT OF THE AORTIC ANNULUS DURING AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT: A still unresolved conundrum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)01845.
    PubMed    


  95. KANG Y, Hwang HY
    Right Evaluation of Right Heart Function in Patients Undergoing TVR.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1725-1726.
    PubMed    


  96. CONDELLO I, Mastroroberto P, Santarpino G
    Coagulation Nadirs in Risk Stratification After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1726-1727.
    PubMed    


  97. HILL MA, Mitchell MB, Rajab TK
    Mitral Valve Anatomy in Patients with Native Aortic Root Thrombosis after Norwood Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)01829.
    PubMed    


  98. GOPAL K, Madathil T, Varma PK
    Surgical Challenges in Retrieval of an Embolized Transcatheter Valve From the Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e325-e328.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. KATTACH H, Shah BN, Harden S, Barlow CW, et al
    Premature Structural Failure of Trifecta Bioprosthesis in Midterm Follow-up: A Single-Center Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1424-1431.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  100. CHIU HT, Jhou HJ, Chen PH, Lee CH, et al
    Comparing Single- and Dual Antiplatelet Therapies Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Oct 26. pii: S0003-4975(21)01764.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. BABOKIN VE, Trofimov NA, Egorov DV
    Combined Surgical Correction of Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Oct 22. pii: S0003-4975(21)01754.
    PubMed    


  102. HUANG K, Wang Y, Huang J, Chu X, et al
    Nomogram Predicts Improvement of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Oct 22. pii: S0003-4975(21)01752.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. MACK M, Carroll JD, Thourani V, Vemulapalli S, et al
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    Impact of suture techniques for aortic valve replacement on prosthesis-patient mismatch (Commentary).
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    Persistent levoatriocardinal vein in rheumatic mitral stenosis.
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    Long-term Outcomes of Surgery for Invasive Valvular Endocarditis Involving the Aortomitral Fibrosa.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1314-1323.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Microbiological Organism Type on Surgically Managed Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1325-1329.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Redo Valve-Sparing Root Replacement for Delayed Cusp Derangement From Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e295-e296.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
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    Evaluation of tricuspid valve repair without annuloplasty ring in IV drug abusers (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31601.
    PubMed    


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    TAVR After Prior Mitral Valve Surgery: Results from the Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31594.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Evolution of Tricuspid Regurgitation after Repair of Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    Mitral Valve Replacement with a Third Generation Porcine Valve: an Italian Multicentered Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Concepts of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair - A Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31573.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Mitral Valve Replacement with a Third Generation Porcine Valve: an Italian Multicentered Study (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31571.
    PubMed    


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    Isolated Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair with Double Annuloplasty: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31567.
    PubMed    


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    Impact of suture techniques for aortic valve replacement on prosthesis-patient mismatch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)31561.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Repair of Less Than Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation during Left Sided Valve Surgery: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31493.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


  530. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H
    Which one predominates in Ebstein anomaly: tricuspid regurgitation or right ventricular dysfunction?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31477.
    PubMed    


  531. OKAMOTO H, Fujimoto Y, Teramoto C
    Novel trigone-based sizing method for mitral ring annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31476.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Simplified Tricuspid Polytetrafluoroethylene Valved Conduit: Midterm Results of Multicenter Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1228-1233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Simultaneous Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve-in-Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e241-e243.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  534. LUC JGY, Hong JC, Cheung AW, Cook RC, et al
    The MITRA-FR Trial Vs the COAPT Trial: More Complementary Than Contradictory?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:965-968.
    PubMed    


    September 2019
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    Aortic Valve Replacement in Bioprosthetic Failure: Insights from The STS National Database (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31460.
    PubMed    


  536. TAKKENBERG JJ
    Durability of Mitral Valve Bioprostheses: A meta-analysis of long-term follow-up studies (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)31444.
    PubMed    


  537. KAWADA T
    Serum albumin and 1-year mortality in patients with transcatheter aortic valve replacement therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31435.
    PubMed    


  538. 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


  539. KALRA A, Raza S, Hussain M, Shorbaji K, et al
    Aortic Valve Replacement in Bioprosthetic Failure:Insights from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31407.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Evolution of Tricuspid Regurgitation after Repair of Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)31410.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Evaluation of tricuspid valve repair without annuloplasty ring in Intravenous drug abusers.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)31406.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  542. RAFFA GM, Pilato M
    Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy and Subvalvular Mitral Apparatus Remodeling.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:964.
    PubMed    


  543. KANEKO T, Thourani VH, Ailawadi G, Leon MB, et al
    Transseptal Access-Gateway to Transcatheter Mitral Interventions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:654-656.
    PubMed    


  544. BAUSER-HEATON H, Ma M, McElhinney DB, Goodyer WR, et al
    Outcomes After Aortopulmonary Window for Hypoplastic Pulmonary Arteries and Dual-Supply Collaterals.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:820-827.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Survival After Myectomy for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: What Causes Late Mortality?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:723-729.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Preservation of a Regurgitant Quadricuspid Pulmonary Autograft by the David Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e165-e167.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Aortic Graft Dehiscence After Valve-Sparing Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e169-e171.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  548. SEDEEK AF, Greason KL, Sandhu GS, Dearani JA, et al
    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Vs Surgical Replacement of Failing Stented Aortic Biological Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:424-430.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Retrospective Comparison of the Supported and Unsupported Bovine Jugular Vein Conduit in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:567-573.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Early Insight Into In Vivo Recellularization of Cell-Free Allogenic Heart Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:581-589.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Algorithm for Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e129-e132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    In Search of the Ideal Valve: Optimizing Genetic Modifications to Prevent Bioprosthetic Degeneration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:624-635.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Concomitant Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement With Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e99-e101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Excessive Pannus Overgrowth on the Aortic Side of Trifecta Valve Causing Severe Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e87-e89.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
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    Hemi-Senning as an Alternative to Hemi-Mustard in Double Discordance With Small Right Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e21-e23.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Submitral Aneurysm: An Unusual Aneurysm of the Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e11-e13.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Outcomes of Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction in Williams Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:146-153.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
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    Transesophageal Imaging of a Left Atrial Appendage to Left Ventricle Shunt.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30863.
    PubMed    


    May 2019
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    Necessity of New Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1587.
    PubMed    


  560. GUALIS J, Benito-Gonzalez T, Martinez-Comendador JM, Martin E, et al
    Internal Banding to Reduce Paravalvular Leaks for Open Transcatheter Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e365-e367.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Valve-Sparing Root Replacement in Elderly Patients With Annuloaortic Ectasia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1342-1347.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Trifecta Aortic Bioprosthesis: Midterm Results in 1,953 Patients From a Single Center.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1356-1362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Upper Ministernotomy for Pulmonary Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e305-e306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  564. MOSCARELLI M, Nasso G, Speziale G
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1288-1289.
    PubMed    


  565. JANSON JT, Pecoraro A
    Reinventing the Saphenous Vein: Reconstructing the Anterior Mitral Leaflet With a Saphenous Vein.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e287-e289.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Alternative Implantation Technique for Rapid Deployment Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e291-e292.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Large Coronary Sinus Hematoma Resembling Thrombus in the Left Atrium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e281-e282.
    PubMed    


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    Cannulation of the Femoral Arterial Bypass Cannula Allows Completion of TAVR in Unstable Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e297-e299.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Recurrent Intracardiac Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e285.
    PubMed    


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    Unusual Complicated Fungal Endocarditis in a Patient With Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e269-e271.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Acute Type A Dissection 18 Years After a Ross Operation: The Old Prejudice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e255-e257.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Successful Conservative Management of a Large Splenic Abscess Secondary to Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e235-e237.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  573. NAPPI F
    Minimally Invasive Approach for Complex Mitral Disease: Time to Choose the Lesser of Evils?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1287-1288.
    PubMed    


  574. DAVID TE
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1201-1202.
    PubMed    


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    Late Onset Valve Dislocation of the Edwards Intuity Rapid-Deployment Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e243-e244.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  576. HOPKINS KA, Brown JW, Darragh RK, Kay WA, et al
    Converting Fontan-Bjork to 1.5- or 2-Ventricle Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e259-e261.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Outcomes of Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease in Patients With Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1195-1201.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2019
  578. PLANINC M, Unic D, Baric D, Blazekovic R, et al
    The Dark Side of the Heart: Cardiovascular Manifestation of Ochronosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30397.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  579. WANG E, Fan X, Qi W, Song Y, et al
    A Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm leading to Tricuspid Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  580. LIU Y, Tang H, Xu Z, Liu Y, et al
    Libman-Sacks Endocarditis in a Puerpera With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e169-e170.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  581. HERRMANN FEM, Schramm R, Hagl C, Eifert S, et al
    Aortic Root Replacement and Berlin Heart EXCOR Implantation in Marfan Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e187-e189.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  582. PU L, Zhang Y, Liu Y, Liu B, et al
    Computed tomography as a superior diagnostic test for left atrial thrombus with calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)30223.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  583. LIU S, Tong M, Pan G, Li D, et al
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:685.
    PubMed    


  584. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Peker I, et al
    Early Prognosis of Reduction Ascending Aortoplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:685.
    PubMed    


  585. SHAHIAN DM, Gleason TG, Shemin RJ, Carroll JD, et al
    TAVR 2.0: Professional Societies Collaborating to Measure, Assure, and Improve Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:329-330.
    PubMed    


  586. MAEDA K, Ma X, Hanley FL, Riemer RK, et al
    Modeling Impaired Coaptation Effects on Mitral Leaflet Homeostasis Using a Flow-Culture Bioreactor.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:512-518.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Contemporary Surgical Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:460-466.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  588. KAYATTA MO, Leshnower BG, McPherson L, Binongo JN, et al
    Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Provides Excellent Midterm Outcomes for Bicuspid Valve Aortopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:499-504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Feasibility and Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Using the Left Axillary Artery as Primary Access Site.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:546-552.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
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    Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Transplant Vasculopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30127.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  591. KAYATTA MO, Leshnower BG, McPherson L, Zhang C, et al
    Valve Sparing Root Replacement Provides Similar Midterm Outcomes in Bicuspid and Trileaflet Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:54-60.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  592. ALMDAHL SM, Endresen PC
    Tricuspid Septal Leaflet Detachment for Postinfarction Septal Rupture Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:325.
    PubMed    


  593. FURUTA A, Morimoto H, Mukai S, Futagami D, et al
    Giant Thrombus Formation Originating From the Aortic Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e59.
    PubMed    


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    Cardiopulmonary Bypass Ultrafiltrate Discoloration After Hydroxocobalamin Administration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e57.
    PubMed    


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    Paradoxical Neochords to Treat Systolic Anterior Motion in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e75-e77.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
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    Heparin Binding Protein in Adult Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31654.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2018
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    Perceval Valve Implantation: Technical Details and Echocardiographic Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(18)31517.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2018
  598. GAITANAKIS S, Baikoussis NG, Triantafyllou K
    Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch; Is This Phenomenon Justified in Current Cardiac Surgery Era?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31175.
    PubMed    


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    Beating-heart Totally Endoscopic Tricuspid Valvuloplasty in Reoperative Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31174.
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