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    August 2018
  1. KO H, Bavaria JE, Habertheuer A, Augoustides JG, et al
    Functional Outcomes of Type I Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair with Annular Stabilization: Subcommissural Annuloplasty versus External Subannular Aortic Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31063.
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  2. NGUYEN S, Umana-Pizano JB, Donepudi R, Dhoble A, et al
    Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair for Acute Papillary Muscle Rupture During Pregnancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31052.
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  3. NADER J, Paradis JM, Zainulabdin O, Dagenais F, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for a Failed Mechanical Aortic Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31049.
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  4. BANNAS P, Lenz A, Petersen J, Sinn M, et al
    Normalization of Transvalvular Flow Patterns after Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair: Insights from 4D Flow Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31044.
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    July 2018
  5. SEN DG, Halu A, Razzaque M, Gorham JM, et al
    The Transcriptional Signature of Growth in Human Fetal Aortic Valve Development.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31035.
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  6. GOLDSTONE AB, Woo YJ
    Mechanical versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 50 Years and Younger (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31029.
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  7. HABERTHEUER A, Milewski K, Bavaria JE, Siki M, et al
    Predictors of Recurrent Aortic Insufficiency in Type I Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31024.
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  8. HEBELER KR, Baumgarten H, Squiers JJ, Wooley J, et al
    Albumin Is Predictive of 1-Year Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31022.
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  9. HERMANNS H, Wiegerinck EMA, Lagrand WK, Baan J Jr, et al
    Two Cases of Endocarditis after Mitraclip Procedure Necessitating Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0003-4975(18)31001.
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  10. IMASAKA KI, Tomita Y
    Transaortic Alfieri Repair for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: Effective and Underutilized (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)30987.
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  11. IMASAKA KI, Tomita Y
    Alfieri Edge to Edge Mitral Valve Repair for all seasons? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)30988.
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  12. OLDS A, Eudailey K, Nazif T, Vahl T, et al
    Suprasternal and Left Axillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Morbidly Obese Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30978.
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  13. GAMMIE JS, Chikwe J, Badhwar V, Thibault DP, et al
    Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30599.
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  14. BAVARIA JE, Tommaso CL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, et al
    2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: Operator and Institutional Recommendations and Requirements for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American Col
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30979.
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    June 2018
  15. SHAPIRA OM
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparing Transfemoral, Transcarotid and Transcaval Access (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30899.
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  16. HIRJI SA, Kolkailah A, Ramirez-Del Val F, Lee J, et al
    Mechanical Versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 50 Years and Younger.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30893.
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  17. WANG A, Brennan JM, Zhang S, Jung SH, et al
    Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in Older Individuals: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30894.
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  18. DEVEJA RP, Iliopoulos DC, Kritharis EP, Angouras DC, et al
    Effect of Aneurysm and Bicuspid Aortic Valve on Layer-Specific Ascending Aorta Mechanics.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30890.
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  19. MALINOWSKI M, Schubert H, Wodarek J, Ferguson H, et al
    Tricuspid Annular Geometry and Strain after Suture Annuloplasty in Acute Ovine Right Heart Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30876.
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  20. WEISS AJ, Anyanwu AC
    The Cost-Effectiveness of Self-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valves in Intermediate Risk Patients (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30836.
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  21. ELMOUSLY A, Salemi A, Guy TS
    Initial experience and early results of mitral valve repair with CardioCel pericardial patch (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30837.
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  22. PATTAKOS G, Chrissoheris M, Halapas A, Papadopoulos K, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in a Patient with Dextrocardia and Situs Inversus Totalis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30839.
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  23. NAKAMURA Y, Thattaliyath B, Ricci M
    The Norwood Procedure with Valvular Pulmonary Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30825.
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  24. WANG S, Meng X, Luo Z, Pan X, et al
    Transapical Beating-Heart Mitral Valve Repair Using a Novel Neochord Implantation System.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30827.
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  25. TOMSIC A, Bissessar DD, van Brakel TJ, Marsan NA, et al
    Initial Experience and Early Results of Mitral Valve Repair with Cardiocel Pericardial Patch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30755.
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  26. ZHOU T, Li J, Lai H, Zhu K, et al
    Benefits of Early Surgery on Clinical Outcomes after Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30740.
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    May 2018
  27. PETTERSSON GB, Unai S, Blackstone EH
    Surgical Management of Tricuspid Valve Infective Endocarditis: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30727.
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  28. MIHOS CG, Xydas S, Nappi F, Santana O, et al
    Transaortic Alfieri Repair for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: Effective and Underutilized.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30723.
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  29. SCOHY TV, Bentala M, van der Meer NJM, Gerritse BM, et al
    Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery with Endo-Aortic Balloon Requires Cerebral Monitoring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30721.
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  30. REECE TB, Aftab M
    Fate of Aortic Arch Following Surgery on Aortic Root and Ascending Aorta in Bicuspid Aortic Valve (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30704.
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  31. NAPPI F, Avatar Singh SS
    Alfieri Edge to Edge Mitral Valve Repair for all Seasons?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)30698.
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  32. RANKIN JS, Grau-Sepulveda M, Shahian DM, Gillinov AM, et al
    The Impact of Mitral Disease Etiology on Operative Mortality Following Mitral Valve Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 16. pii: S0003-4975(18)30683.
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  33. BRESCIA AA, Bolling SF, Patel HJ
    Cor-Knot perforation of aortic Valve Leaflet (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30671.
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  34. PAONE G, Eng M, Kabbani LS, Borgi J, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparing Transfemoral, Transcarotid and Transcaval Access.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30658.
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  35. SPEZIALE G, Moscarelli M, Di Bari N, Bonifazi R, et al
    A Simplified Technique for Complex Mitral Valve Regurgitation via Minimally Invasive Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30597.
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  36. YANAGAWA B, Elbatarny M, Verma S, Hill S, et al
    Surgical Management of Tricuspid Valve Infective Endocarditis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30601.
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  37. LAPENNA E, Del Forno B, Amore L, Ruggeri S, et al
    Durability at 19 Years of Quadrangular Resection with Annular Plication for Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30592.
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  38. SULTAN I, Bianco V, Yajzi I, Kilic A, et al
    Hemiarch Reconstruction Vs Clamped Aortic Anastomosis for Concomitant Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30580.
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  39. TAM DY, Hughes A, Wijeysundera HC, Fremes SE, et al
    The Cost-Effectiveness of Self-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valves in Intermediate Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30570.
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  40. KIEFER P, Meier S, Noack T, Borger MA, et al
    Good Five-Year Durability of Transapical Beating Heart Off-Pump Mitral Valve Repair With Neochordae.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30569.
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  41. GEROSA G
    Good Five-Year Durability of Transapical Beating Heart Off-Pump Mitral Valve Repair With Neochordae (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30568.
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    April 2018
  42. SHINN SH, Altarabsheh SE, Deo SV, Sabik JH, et al
    A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis of Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement versus Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30556.
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  43. ROMANO MA, Koeckert M, Mumtaz MA, Slachman FN, et al
    Permanent Pacemaker Implantation Following Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30552.
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  44. BILKHU R, Youssefi P, Soppa G, Theodoropoulos P, et al
    Fate of the Aortic Arch Following Surgery on Aortic Root and Ascending Aorta in Bicuspid Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)30548.
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  45. BACIEWICZ FA JR.
    Cor-Knot Perforation of Aortic Valve Leaflet.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0003-4975(18)30531.
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  46. MA W, Zhang W, Shi W, Kong Y, et al
    Left Ventricular Diastolic Function after Aortic Valve Replacement for Chronic Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 16. pii: S0003-4975(18)30510.
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  47. LEONE A, Alfonsi J, Pilato E, Lovato L, et al
    Transcatheter Mitral Valve-In-Valve Dislocation: A Rescue Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30500.
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  48. CLARIZIA NA, Ruel M
    The Incidence and Consequence of Prosthesis Patient Mismatch After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30495.
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  49. GREENE A, Russell C, Harris S, Adams C, et al
    Left Thoracotomy for Redo Mitral Valve Replacement in Giant Left Atrium and Severe Pectus Excavatum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30492.
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  50. FALLON JM, DeSimone JP, Brennan JM, O'Brien S, et al
    The Incidence and Consequence of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)30435.
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  51. YANG B, Patel HJ, Norton EL, Debenedictus C, et al
    Aortic Valve Reoperation Following Stentless Bioprosthesis: Short- and Long-Term Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30413.
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  52. FRASER CD 3RD, Zhou X, Palepu S, Lui C, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Detachment in Ventricular Septal Defect Closure Does Not Impact Valve Function.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30415.
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  53. SAKON Y, Takahashi Y, Shibata T, Murakami T, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Repair of Idiopathic Papillary Muscle Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e179.
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  54. KAKUTA T, Fujita T, Fukushima S, Kawamoto N, et al
    Two Cases of Surgical Management of Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis in Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e171-e174.
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    March 2018
  55. MARCUS SG, Mahadevan VS, Deuse T
    Hybrid Open Minimally-Invasive Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30406.
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  56. MEHAFFEY JH, Haywood NS, Hawkins RB, Kern JA, et al
    Need for Permanent Pacemaker after Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Reduces Long-Term Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30372.
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  57. TRAHANAS JM, Van Boxtel BS, Miller SE, Irobunda C, et al
    Emergent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30335.
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  58. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH, Charles EJ, Kern JA, et al
    Psoas Muscle Size Predicts Risk-Adjusted Outcomes After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30321.
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  59. POCAR M, Passolunghi D
    Functional Mitral Regurgitation Repair: Earlier Is Better.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(17)31405.
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  60. LEATHERBY RJ, Singh A, Namjoshi G, Barbagallo R, et al
    Quadricuspid Aortic Valve with Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30270.
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  61. MCCARTHY FH, Vemulapalli S, Li Z, Thourani V, et al
    The Association of Tricuspid Regurgitation With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: A Report From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(17)31518.
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  62. IMASAKA KI, Tayama E, Morita S, Toriya R, et al
    Transaortic Alfieri Edge-to-Edge Repair for Functional Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e141-e143.
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  63. SASIKUMAR D, Menon S, Baruah SD, Dharan BS, et al
    Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From Pulmonary Artery in a Baby With Pulmonary Atresia, Intact Ventricular Septum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e123-e124.
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  64. LEE T, Mittnacht AJC, Itagaki S, Stewart A, et al
    Mitral Regurgitation Exacerbation Due to Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e103-e105.
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  65. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    More Aggressive Intervention Contributes to Avoiding Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:985-986.
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  66. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Eygi B, et al
    The Coroneo External Annuloplasty Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:983.
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  67. ACCOLA KD, Chitwood WR Jr., Mumtaz MA, Barnhart GR, et al
    Step-by-Step Aortic Valve Replacement With a New Rapid Deployment Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:966-971.
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  68. SARAN N, Dearani JA
    Tricuspid Valve Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:675-679.
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  69. BEUTE TJ, Orem MD, Schiller TM, Goehler M, et al
    Use of an Automated Suture Fastening Device in Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30260.
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  70. GOTTSCHALK BH, Blankenstein J, Guo L
    Ochronosis of Mitral Valve and Coronary Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30261.
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    February 2018
  71. KISLITSINA ON
    Ischemic mitral regurgitation: Abnormal strain overestimates non-viable myocardium (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30248.
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  72. YATES MT, Anyanwu AC
    Development of a Risk Prediction Model and Clinical Risk Score for Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30247.
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  73. MEGHJI Z, Nguyen A, Geske JB, Schaff HV, et al
    Myectomy and LA-to-LV Conduit for Severe Calcific Mitral Stenosis and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30244.
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  74. KASAI M, Osako M, Tanino T, Maeshima A, et al
    A Calcified Amorphous Tumor Originating in the Aortic Valve Cusp.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)30185.
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  75. BOUMA W, Wijdh-den Hamer IJ, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, et al
    Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Treatments After Mitral Annuloplasty (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30144.
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  76. SHIBATA T, Takahashi Y, Sakon Y, Morisaki A, et al
    Shoulder Point Fitting Method as a New Universal Tricuspid Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30143.
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  77. LADER JM, Smith DE, Staniloae C, Fallahi A, et al
    Ascending Aortic Stenting for Acute Supra-aortic Stenosis from Graft Collapse.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30140.
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  78. ANDREW BY, Cherry AD, Hauck JN, Nicoara A, et al
    The Association of Aortic Valve Pathology with Renal Resistive Index as a Kidney Injury Biomarker.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30133.
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  79. MURPHY DA, Moss E, Miller J, Halkos ME, et al
    Repeat Robotic Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery: A Safe and Effective Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30083.
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  80. CERILLO AG, Amoretti F, Mariani M, Cigala E, et al
    Increased Gradients After Aortic Valve Replacement With The Perceval Valve: The Role of Oversizing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30084.
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  81. HIBINO M, Sakai Y, Kato W, Tanaka K, et al
    Ascending Aortic Aneurysm in a Child With Fibulin-4 Deficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e59-e61.
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  82. LAFRENIERE-BESSI V, Cameron-Gagne M, Perron J, Levesque MH, et al
    Mitral Annular Calcification and Mitral Valve Replacement: A New Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e55-e57.
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  83. CORK DP, Adamson R, Gollapudi R, Dembitsky W, et al
    Percutaneous Repair of Postoperative Mitral Regurgitation After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e45-e46.
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  84. SANTARPINO G, Fischlein T
    Aortic Valve Therapy for Intermediate-Risk Patients: Let's Start With the Facts!
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:668-669.
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  85. LAPAR DJ, Likosky DS, Zhang M, Theurer P, et al
    Development of a Risk Prediction Model and Clinical Risk Score for Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30036.
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  86. CODNER P, Pugliese D, Kouz R, Patel A, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement by a Novel Suprasternal Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31479.
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    January 2018
  87. KOLESAR A, Toporcer T, Bajmoczi M, Luczy J, et al
    Aortic Valve Repair of a Stenotic Unicuspid Aortic Valve in Young Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30051.
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  88. MORGAN AE, Zhang Y, Tartibi M, Goldburg S, et al
    Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Abnormal Strain Overestimates Non-Viable Myocardium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30062.
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  89. RANKIN JS, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Ad N, Damiano RJ Jr., et al
    Associations Between Surgical Ablation and Operative Mortality Following Mitral Valve Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30055.
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  90. ELMOUSLY A, Worku B, Gray KD, Salemi A, et al
    Mitral Valve-in-Valve Implantation as an Elective or Rescue Procedure in High Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30056.
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  91. CULLER SD, Cohen DJ, Brown PP, Kugelmass AD, et al
    Trends in Aortic Valve Replacement Procedures Between 2009 and 2015: Has Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Made a Difference?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31499.
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  92. FREYSTAETTER K, Ozalp F
    Replacement of a Stenotic Quadricuspid Aortic Valve With a Sutureless Prosthesis.
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    Minimally Invasive Extracorporeal Bypass in Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Operations: A Prospective Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:93-100.
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  376. WOLLERSHEIM LW, Li WW, Bouma BJ, Kaya A, et al
    Midterm Follow-Up of the Stentless Freedom Solo Bioprosthesis in 350 Patients.
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    Regional Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling After Myectomy in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
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    Enhancing the Value of Population-Based Risk Scores for Institutional-Level Use.
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    June 2016
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    Aortic Valve Replacement in the Moderately Elevated Risk Patient: A Population-Based Analysis of Outcomes.
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  380. MIHOS CG, Pineda AM, Capoulade R, Santana O, et al
    A Systematic Review of Mitral Valve Repair With Autologous Pericardial Leaflet Augmentation for Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)30318.
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  381. KOTLARCZYK MP, Billaud M, Green BR, Hill JC, et al
    Regional Disruptions in Endothelial Nitric Oxide Pathway Associated With Bicuspid Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 7. pii: S0003-4975(16)30306.
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  382. MING WANG TK
    Risk Scores and Long-Term Mortality Prediction After Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2428.
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  383. NEZIC D
    Reliability of EuroSCORE II to Predict Long-Term Mortality After Isolated Aortic Valve Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2427.
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  384. ISCAN S, Yurekli I, Cakir H, Eygi B, et al
    Factors Affecting Mortality in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2425.
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  385. JIANG Z, Ma N, Liu H, Tang M, et al
    A Modified Epicardial Radiofrequency Ablation for Preoperative Atrial Fibrillation Combined With Isolated Aortic Valve Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2401-3.
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    Delayed Asymptomatic Thrombosis and Erosion of the Coronary Sinus After Transvenous Mitral Annuloplasty With the Viacor Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2391.
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  387. MOTOMATSU Y, Oishi Y, Matsunaga S, Onitsuka H, et al
    Primary Cardiac T-Cell Lymphoma Localized in the Mitral Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2363-5.
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  388. FENG W, Coady M
    Epicardial Tachosil Patch Repair of Ventricular Rupture in a 90-Year-Old After Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2361-3.
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  389. OLIVEIRA MA, Santos CA, Brandi AC, Botelho PH, et al
    Special Measures to Do De Vega Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2431-2.
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  390. PATIL NP, Falconieri F, Bahrami T
    Mitral Repair for Decompensated Postinfarction Papillary Muscle Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2393.
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  391. BARRETTA A, Greco E, Mancone M, Sardella G, et al
    Emergency Cardiac Surgery for Irreversible MitraClip Delivery System Entrapment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2392.
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  392. KAHLBAU H, Gomes I, Pinto F, Fragata JI, et al
    Uncommon Multicystic Lesion of the Interventricular Septum in a 7-Year-Old Boy: Unusual Presentation of an Intracardiac Teratoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2375-7.
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  393. MACHOVEC KA, Jaquiss RD, Kaemmer DD, Ames WA, et al
    Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategy for a Cyanotic Child With Hemoglobin SC Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2373-5.
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  394. BHOJE A, Talwar S, Saxena R, Gharde P, et al
    Surgical Challenges of Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2367-70.
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  395. SAID SM, Mainwaring RD, Ma M, Tacy TA, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Repair for Patients With Acquired Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2294-301.
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  396. KARASKOV A, Bogachev-Prokophiev A, Sharifulin R, Zheleznev S, et al
    Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Replacement With Xenografts in Ross Patients Older Than 60 Years.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2252-9.
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  397. SUGIURA J, Nakano T, Kado H
    Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction in Aortic Arch Anomalies With Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2302-8.
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  398. SHAH A
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2174-5.
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  399. FARRINGTON DK, Kilgo PD, Thourani VH, Jacob JT, et al
    High Risk of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis and Death After Valve Replacement Operations in Dialysis Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2217-23.
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  400. MANDEGAR MH, Moradi B, Roshanali F
    Replacement of a Dislocated Aortic Prosthesis After Transcatheter Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e189-91.
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    May 2016
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    Undersized Rigid Nonplanar Annuloplasty: The Key to Effective and Durable Repair of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)00269.
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  402. LICHOLAI S, Blaz M, Kapelak B, Sanak M, et al
    Unbiased Profile of MicroRNA Expression in Ascending Aortic Aneurysm Tissue Appoints Molecular Pathways Contributing to the Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)30176.
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  403. JENSEN HA, Thourani VH, Forcillo J, Condado JF, et al
    Does a Higher Society of Thoracic Surgeons Score Predict Outcomes in Transfemoral and Alternative Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)00196.
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    Rapamycin Decreases the Osteogenic Response in Aortic Valve Interstitial Cells Through the Stat3 Pathway.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)30135.
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  405. PATEL HJ, Herbert MA, Paone G, Heiser JC, et al
    The Midterm Impact of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement on Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Michigan.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)30079.
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  406. PAPADOPOULOS N, Wenzel R, Thudt M, Doss M, et al
    A Decade of Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)30077.
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    A Simple Nonresectional Technique for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation With a Very Large Posterior Leaflet: Chordal Foldoplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e179-81.
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  408. DAGNEGARD HH, Ropcke DM, Lund JT
    Endocarditis in a Quadricuspid Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e167.
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  409. HEBELER KR, Squiers JJ, Arsalan M, Baumgarten H, et al
    Aortic Regurgitation Caused by an Aberrant Mitral Chord Tethering the Anterior Mitral Leaflet to an Aortic Valve Cusp.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e163.
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  410. WORKU B, Robinson S, Gulkarov I, Acinapura A, et al
    Mitral Valve Operation in Dextrocardia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e161.
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  411. SERIO D, Doss M, Kim WK, Mollmann H, et al
    Limited Expansion of the New Self-Expandable Transcathether Aortic Valve Prosthesis (CoreValve Evolut R).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e137-8.
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  412. KITAHARA H, Aeba R, Takaki H, Shimizu H, et al
    Palliative Mitral Valve Repair During Infancy for Neonatal Marfan Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1987-8.
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  413. ZANOTTI G, Gupta R, Reece TB, Campbell DN, et al
    Aortic Valve Sparing Root Replacement With Unroofing and Reconstruction of an Anomalous Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1980-2.
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  414. ENGELHARDT S, Wolf I, Al-Maisary S, Schmidt H, et al
    Intraoperative Quantitative Mitral Valve Analysis Using Optical Tracking Technology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1950-6.
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  415. YARBORO LT, Kron IL
    How I Teach Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1641-3.
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  416. OKADA N, Murayama H, Hasegawa H
    Optimal Surgical Management Using a Classic Blalock-Taussig Shunt for an Infected Pseudoaneurysm After a Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1992-5.
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  417. KADOWAKI T, Yamaguchi H, Takagaki M, Nakamura H, et al
    Successful Repair of Regurgitant Pentacuspid Pulmonary Valve Combined With Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1990-2.
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    April 2016
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    Limited Utility of Tricuspid Valve Repair at the Time of Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 30. pii: S0003-4975(16)30149.
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  419. PIERCE EL, Siefert AW, Paul DM, Wells SK, et al
    How Local Annular Force and Collagen Density Govern Mitral Annuloplasty Ring Dehiscence Risk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 28. pii: S0003-4975(16)00126.
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  420. D'ERRIGO P, Moretti C, D'Ascenzo F, Rosato S, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Stenosis in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 3b to 5.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(16)00187.
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  421. MURASHITA T, Greason KL, Pochettino A, Sandhu GS, et al
    Clinical Outcomes After Transapical and Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion: An Evolving Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)00100.
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  422. NELLIS JR, Turek JW, Aldoss OT, Atkins DL, et al
    Intervention for Supravalvar Pulmonary Stenosis After the Arterial Switch Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(16)00081.
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  423. FUCHIGAMI T, Nagashima M, Hiramatsu T, Matsumura G, et al
    Long-Term Follow-Up of the Conal Flap Method for Tricuspid Malinsertion in Transposition of the Great Arteries With Ventricular Septal Defect and Pulmonary Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(16)00068.
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  424. GUGLIELMETTI LC, Sorabella R, Chiuzan C, Najjar M, et al
    Bridging Anticoagulation After Mechanical Aortic Heart Valve Replacement: A Questionable Routine.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(16)00041.
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  425. HAN BK, Moga FX, Overman D, Carter C, et al
    Diagnostic Value of Contrast-Enhanced Multiphase Computed Tomography for Assessment of Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Obstruction.
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  426. RAMAN J, Sugeng L, Lai DT, Jeevanandam V, et al
    Complex Tricuspid Valve Repair in Patients With Pacer Defibrillator-Related Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1599-601.
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  427. KIRMANI BH, Moideen I, Fernandez-Jimenez P, Bewsher M, et al
    Systolic Anterior Motion Obstructing the Pulmonary Outflow Tract After Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1580-1.
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    Biventricular Repair of Pulmonary Atresia After Fontan Palliation.
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  429. BROWN JW, Patel PM, Ivy Lin JH, Habib AS, et al
    Ross Versus Non-Ross Aortic Valve Replacement in Children: A 22-Year Single Institution Comparison of Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)00182.
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  430. MAINWARING RD, Carrillo SA
    Reply.
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  431. TREZZI M, Carotti A
    The Role of Intrapericardial Pulmonary Arteries in Patients With PA/VSD/MAPCAs.
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  432. SANTARPINO G, von Wardenburg C, Hinzmann M
    Perioperative Management of Patients with Moyamoya Syndrome: Do All Roads Lead to Rome?
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    Reply.
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  434. VISTARINI N, Gebhard C, Desjardins G, El-Hamamsy I, et al
    Successful Repair of a Bicuspid Pulmonary Autograft Valve Causing Early Insufficiency After a Ross Procedure.
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  435. MATSUKUMA S, Eishi K, Tanigawa K, Miura T, et al
    Swinging Calcified Amorphous Tumors With Related Mitral Annular Calcification.
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  436. LIN Y, Dearani JA, Hagler DJ, Suri RM, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Replacement With Balloon-Expandable Prosthesis Under Direct Vision: A Novel Therapeutic Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1576-7.
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  437. BORGER MA
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1442.
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  438. THERON A, Gariboldi V, Grisoli D, Jaussaud N, et al
    Rapid Deployment of Aortic Bioprosthesis in Elderly Patients With Small Aortic Annulus.
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    March 2016
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    Aortic Regurgitation With Markedly Reduced Left Ventricular Function Is Not a Contraindication for Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(15)02110.
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  440. DOWNS EA, Johnston LE, LaPar DJ, Ghanta RK, et al
    Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Provides Excellent Outcomes Without Increased Cost: A Multi-Institutional Analysis.
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  441. SHALABI A, Spiegelstein D, Leonid S, Feinberg MS, et al
    Sutureless Versus Stented Valve in Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Small Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)00004.
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  442. ASIJA R, Koth AM, Velasquez N, Chan FP, et al
    Postoperative Outcomes of Children With Tetralogy of Fallot, Pulmonary Atresia, and Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals Undergoing Reconstruction of Occluded Pulmonary Artery Branches.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(15)02047.
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  443. JAIN R, Algahim MF, Bajwa TK, Khandheria BK, et al
    Native Mitral Stenosis Treated With Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement.
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    Tricuspid Atresia IIc With a Vascular Ring: Novel Approach for Fontan Completion.
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    Postoperative Migration of an Edwards-SAPIEN XT Mitral Valve-in-Valve Treated With Direct Vision Implantation During Beating-Heart Bypass.
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  446. LAKEW F, Urbanski PP
    Aortic Valve Leaflet Perforation After Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair.
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  447. MURASHITA T, Suri RM, Daly RC
    Sapien XT Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Under Direct Vision in the Setting of Significant Mitral Annular Calcification.
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    Severe Acute Traumatic Mitral Regurgitation, Cardiogenic Shock Secondary to Embolized Polymethylmethracrylate Cement Foreign Body After a Percutaneous Vertebroplasty.
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  449. DAGNEGARD HH, Ugander M, Liska J, Kallner GG, et al
    Ventricular Septal Perforation Caused by the Strut of a Mitral Valve Bioprosthesis.
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  450. LOAR RW, Maskatia SA, McLaughlin ES, Mott AR, et al
    Complex Surgical Repair of a Flail Tricuspid Valve After Chest Wall Trauma in a Pediatric Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e65-7.
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  451. COLDITZ GA
    Statistical Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:989.
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  452. AILAWADI G, Lim DS
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:959.
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  453. EDWARDS FH
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:880.
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  454. RUSSO M, Gislao V, Bassano C, Nardi P, et al
    Normally Functioning Cooley-Cutter Mechanical Prosthesis Associated With Ascending Aorta Aneurysm 39 Years After Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1178-80.
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  455. SHEIKH AY, Ahmadi-Kashani M, Mohindra V, Friedenberg A, et al
    A Rare Case of Plastic Bronchitis in an Adult Patient After Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
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  456. TAKAHASHI Y, Shibata T, Sasaki Y, Kato Y, et al
    A Cranial-Sided Approach for Repeated Mitral Periprosthetic Leak After Right Pneumonectomy.
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    February 2016
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    Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Aortic Valve Replacement: Effect on Long-Term Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)00060.
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  458. MIZUNO M, Hoashi T, Sakaguchi H, Kagisaki K, et al
    Application of Cone Reconstruction for Neonatal Ebstein Anomaly or Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 23. pii: S0003-4975(15)01878.
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  459. AHN HC, Baranowski J, Dahlin LG, Nielsen NE, et al
    Transvenous Implantation of a Stent Valve in Patients With Degenerated Mitral Prostheses and Native Mitral Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(15)01868.
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  460. NAIMO PS, Fricke TA, d'Udekem Y, Cochrane AD, et al
    Surgical Intervention for Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery in Children: A Long-Term Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(15)01869.
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  461. YOU JH, Jeong DS, Sung K, Kim WS, et al
    Aortic Valve Replacement With Carpentier-Edwards: Hemodynamic Outcomes for the 19-mm Valve.
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  462. GE L, Wu Y, Soleimani M, Khazalpour M, et al
    Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Posterolateral Myocardial Infarction in Sheep Alters Left Ventricular Shear but Not Normal Strain in the Infarct and Infarct Borderzone.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 5. pii: S0003-4975(15)01755.
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  463. SLADEK EH, Accola KD
    Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Libman-Sacks Endocarditis in a Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve.
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    Coaptation Methods in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation.
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  465. CAKIR H, Kestelli M, Yurekli I, Eygi B, et al
    About Interrupted Commissural Band Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:827.
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  466. SCHNEIDER U, Aicher D, Miura Y, Schafers HJ, et al
    Suture Annuloplasty in Aortic Valve Repair.
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  467. KHULLAR V, Greason KL, Sandhu GS, Pislaru SV, et al
    Repeated Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion.
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  468. USHIJIMA T, Tanoue Y, Ide T, Okano S, et al
    Disuse Atrophy of the Aortic Valve After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:742-4.
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  469. YOSHIOKA D, Toda K, Sawa Y
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:834-5.
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  470. KADAN M, Kobuk M, Karabacak K, Selcuk I, et al
    When Should Patients Undergo Neuroimaging During Infective Endocarditis?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:834.
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  471. CAPPABIANCA G, Esposito G
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:828.
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  472. SAWAZAKI M
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:827.
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  473. KEELING WB, Binongo J, Sarin EL, Leshnower BG, et al
    Predicted Risk of Mortality, Transfusion, and Postoperative Outcomes in Isolated Primary Valve Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:620-4.
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    Three-Sinus Repair of Elastin Arteriopathy Associated Supravalvar Pulmonary Stenosis With Bilateral Branch Pulmonary Artery Involvement.
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  573. ALLEN KB, Johnson LM, Borkon AM, Aggarwal S, et al
    Combined Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair Using Transapical Access.
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    July 2015
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    Effectiveness of Surgical Ablation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Aortic Valve Disease.
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    The Effect of Center Volume on In-Hospital Mortality After Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgical Procedures: A Population-Based Study.
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