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    September 2022
  1. PIENTA MJ, Theurer P, He C, Clark M, et al
    Contemporary Management of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation at Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Sep 20. pii: S0003-4975(22)01224.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. FINUCANE K
    Avoiding right ventricle decompression does not necessarily protect from ischaemic death in pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Sep 13. pii: S0003-4975(22)01207.
    PubMed    


  3. SENGUPTA A, Gauvreau K, Marx GR, Colan SD, et al
    Residual Lesion Severity Predicts Mid-Term Outcomes Following Congenital Aortic Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Sep 5. pii: S0003-4975(22)01186.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. CHEUNG EW, Mastropietro CW, Flores S, Amula V, et al
    Procedural Outcomes of Pulmonary Atresia Intact Ventricular Septum in Neonates: A Multicenter Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Sep 4. pii: S0003-4975(22)01185.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. SAKU K, Kunihara T
    Forme fruste bicuspid aortic valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Sep 2. pii: S0003-4975(22)01141.
    PubMed    


  6. OBEROI M, Schaff HV, Nishimura RA, Geske JB, et al
    Surgical Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Complicated by Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:744-749.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. EL ARID JM, Dion F, Neville P, Lefort B, et al
    Eversion for Stabilization: A Standardized Technique for Pulmonary Autograft Inclusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e217-e218.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. ALI HASSAN SM, Paleczny S, Bisleri G
    Sutureless Valves in Diseased Aortic Root and Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1093-1094.
    PubMed    


  9. POONIA A, Giridhara P
    Timing for Repair in Outflow Ventricular Septal Defect With Aortic Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1095.
    PubMed    


  10. JIA B, Shi Q
    Timing for Outflow Ventricular Septal Defect, With or Without Aortic Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1094-1095.
    PubMed    


  11. VARRICA A, Satriano A, Frigiola A, Giamberti A, et al
    Autograft Wrapping Reinforcement in Adolescents Undergoing Ross Operation: A Tailored Coat.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:866-871.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2022
  12. PEREZ Y, Dearani JA, Miranda WR, Stephens EH, et al
    Subaortic Stenosis in Adult Patients with Atrioventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Aug 17. pii: S0003-4975(22)01115.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. MAZUR PK, Arghami A, Macielak SA, Nei SD, et al
    Apixaban for Anticoagulation after Robotic Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Aug 13. pii: S0003-4975(22)01106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. BOUCHAT M, Pelce E, Porto A, Badaoui R, et al
    Incidence of persistent left bundle branch block after rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Aug 8. pii: S0003-4975(22)01081.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. STROBEL RJ, Sahli ZT, Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB, et al
    Appropriateness of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Stenosis is Increasing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(22)01079.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. HOFFMAN D, Odell JA
    Transventricular Mitral Valvotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Aug 6. pii: S0003-4975(22)01082.
    PubMed    


  17. DOKOLLARI A, Sicouri S, Torregrossa G, Ramlawi B, et al
    Conduction Block after Rapid-deployment Aortic Valve Replacemen.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Aug 6. pii: S0003-4975(22)01083.
    PubMed    


  18. SAKAMOTO T, Nagase Y, Takiguchi M, Umehara N, et al
    Biventricular Repair Conversion After Temporary One and a Half Ventricular Repair for Hypoplastic Right Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e129-e132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. ABELN KB, Schafers S, Ehrlich T, Federspiel JM, et al
    Ross Operation With Autologous External Autograft Stabilization-Long-term Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:502-509.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. MALICK A, Ning Y, Kurlansky PA, Melehy A, et al
    Development of De Novo Aortic Insufficiency in Patients With HeartMate 3.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:450-456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. JASINSKI M, Kosiorowska K, Berezowski M
    Gradients After Aortic Valve Repair-To Worry or Not to Worry?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:610-611.
    PubMed    


    July 2022
  22. DAVID TE
    Aortic valve repair for aortic insufficiency due to cusp prolapse.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jul 18. pii: S0003-4975(22)00979.
    PubMed    


  23. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Complex aortic valve repair - can we make a silk purse from a sow's ear?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jul 14. pii: S0003-4975(22)00962.
    PubMed    


  24. SANAIHA Y, Hadaya JE, Tran Z, Shemin RJ, et al
    Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(22)00941.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. DAVID TE
    Does the type of annuloplasty ring or band affect the outcome of mitral valve repair?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(22)00959.
    PubMed    


  26. SYLVESTER CB, Ryan CT, Frankel WC, Asokan S, et al
    Readmission after Bioprosthetic versus Mechanical Mitral Valve Replacement in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jul 5. pii: S0003-4975(22)00925.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. DAVID TE
    High gradients across the mitral valve after repair for leaflet prolapse.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(22)00927.
    PubMed    


  28. HAGE A, Ghoneim A, Chu MWA
    Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Mitral Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:35-39.
    PubMed    


  29. BRESCIA AA, Bolling SF
    Mitral Ring "Size" Is Not an Absolute: A 30 Is Not a 30.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:133.
    PubMed    


  30. REED AK, Villaba JA, Cameron DE, Bloom JP, et al
    Early Failure of a Bioprosthetic Valve in the Pulmonary Position Causing Panic.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e13-e15.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. LUTHRA S, Eissa A, Malvindi PG, Tsang GM, et al
    Calcification of Gore-Tex Neochord After Mitral Repair: Electron Microscopy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e1-e3.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. ROACH A, Trento A, Emerson D, Gill G, et al
    Durable Robotic Mitral Repair of Degenerative Primary Regurgitation With Long-Term Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:84-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2022
  33. NEWELL P, Percy E, Hirji S, Harloff M, et al
    Outcomes of Mitral Valve Repair Among High and Low-Volume Surgeons Within a High-Volume Institution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(22)00850.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. SCHLEIN J, Kaider A, Gabriel H, Wiedemann D, et al
    Aortic Valve Repair in Pediatric Patients - 30 Years Single Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(22)00854.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. ANAND J, Schafstedde M, Giebels C, Schafers HJ, et al
    Significance of Effective Height and Mechanism of Regurgitation in Tricuspid Aortic Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(22)00848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. HUANG Y, Schaff HV, Swarna KS, Sangaralingham LR, et al
    Anticoagulation after Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: Are We Following the Guidelines?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(22)00849.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. YOUSEF S, Brown JA, Serna-Gallegos D, Navid F, et al
    The Impact of Aortic Root Enlargement on Patients undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(22)00845.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. LANG M, Vitanova K, Voss B, Feirer N, et al
    Beyond the 10-year horizon: Mitral valve repair solely with chordal replacement and annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(22)00803.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. SVENSSON LG
    Clarification and Confirmation on Yacoub-David Remodeling.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:2006-2007.
    PubMed    


  40. GIEBELS C, Fister JC, Ehrlich T, Federspiel J, et al
    Failures of Valve-sparing Aortic Root Replacement Using the Root Remodeling Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:2000-2006.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. CRAWFORD TC, Grimm JC
    Physical Frailty and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: Can We Achieve a Congruent Assessment of This Important Confounder?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:2026.
    PubMed    


  42. SHEN C, Che G
    Straight Back Syndrome in an Elderly Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:2106.
    PubMed    


  43. GHOREISHI M, Pasrija C, Kon Z
    Which One Would You Rather Have If You Are 50: TAVR vs Small-Incision AVR vs Full Sternotomy AVR.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:2109-2110.
    PubMed    


  44. DAVID TE
    Late outcomes of reimplantation of the aortic valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(22)00793.
    PubMed    


    May 2022
  45. MOIROUX-SAHRAOUI A, Farge A, Zacek P, Lansac E, et al
    External ring annuloplasty: a safe landing zone for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 May 21. pii: S0003-4975(22)00724.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. 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


  47. 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    


  48. 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


  49. 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


  50. 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


  51. 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


  52. 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


  53. 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


  54. 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


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


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


  57. 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
  58. 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


  59. 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


  60. 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    


  61. 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


  62. 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


  63. 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


  64. 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


  65. 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


  66. 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
  67. 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


  68. 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


  69. 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    


  70. 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    


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


  72. 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


  73. 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


  74. 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


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


  76. 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


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


  78. 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
  79. 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


  80. 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


  81. 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


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


  83. 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    


  84. 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    


  85. 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


  86. 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


  87. 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    


  88. 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


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


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


  91. 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


  92. 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


  93. 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


  94. 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


  95. 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
  96. 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


  97. 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


  98. 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


  99. 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    


  100. 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


  101. 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    


  102. 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


  103. 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


  104. 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


  105. BRESCIA AA, Rosenbloom LM, Watt TMF, Bergquist CS, et al
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    The MITRA-FR Trial Vs the COAPT Trial: More Complementary Than Contradictory?
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    September 2019
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    August 2019
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    July 2019
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    June 2019
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    PubMed    


    May 2019
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