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    September 2022
  1. SEO DM, Cho HH, Shin HJ, Yang HS, et al
    Left ventricular rehabilitation in an infant with transposition of the great arteries, intact ventricular septum, pulmonary stenosis, and small left ventricle.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Sep 23. pii: 6712315. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. POZZOLI A, Demertzis S, Ferrari E
    Rapid-Deployment And Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement International Registry: A Step Forward In Defining The Ideal Target Patient Population.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Sep 22. pii: 6711391. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  3. VOJACEK J, Gofus J, Karalko M, Zacek P, et al
    The real-world data on aortic valve repair, unfortunately only short-term ones ....
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Sep 13. pii: 6696717. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  4. ZHOU R, Li X, Luo S
    Aortopulmonary Communication between the Arterial Trunks in Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Sep 12. pii: 6696240. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. VAN PRAET KM, Kofler M, Hirsch S, Akansel S, et al
    Factors associated with an unsuccessful Fast-Track course following Minimally Invasive Surgical Mitral Valve Repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Sep 7. pii: 6693624. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. KISAMORI E, Kotani Y, Suzuki H, Kasahara S, et al
    Sinus plication technique for neoaorta dilation and regurgitation in patients with repaired congenital heart diseases.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2022
  7. IKENO Y, Motoki T, Kurushima A, Fukumura Y, et al
    Reoperative Aortic Valve Replacement After Bio-Bentall using a Double Sewing Ring Technique.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Aug 27. pii: 6677659. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. SADAT N, Scharfschwerdt M, Tim S, Aboud A, et al
    Functional performance of eight small surgical aortic valve bioprostheses: An in vitro study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Aug 22. pii: 6673140. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. FOLINO G, Scaffa R, Salica A, De Paulis R, et al
    An Aortic Valve 21 Years After Repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Aug 19. pii: 6671843. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  10. OLSTHOORN JR, Heuts S, Houterman S, Maessen JG, et al
    Minimally invasive approach compared to resternotomy for mitral valve surgery in patients with prior cardiac surgery: retrospective multicenter study based on The Netherlands Heart Registration.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Aug 19. pii: 6671845. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. HUGAS M, Schoenhoff F, Schmidli J, Weiss S, et al
    Thoracoabdominal aneurysm causing functional mitral valve stenosis after total arch replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Aug 17. pii: 6670621. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. GIRDAUSKAS E, Petersen J, Balaban U, Herrmann E, et al
    Outcomes of aortic valve repair: early results from the German Aortic Valve Registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Aug 13. pii: 6665395. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. SCHENA S
    Ascending Aortic Aneurysms: Is it Time for a Radical Change of the Current Surveillance and Treatment Guidelines?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Aug 4. pii: 6655728. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  14. SHRAER N, Berrebi A, Biondi R, Lansac E, et al
    Bicuspidization of a unicuspid valve using sliding plasty of a rudimentary right coronary cusp.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. CHEN M, Michel J, Stahli BE, Templin C, et al
    Algorithm for Systematic Valve-Crossing in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Aug 3. pii: 6654589. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. CHAUVETTE V, Kluin J, de Kerchove L, El Khoury G, et al
    Outcomes of valve-sparing surgery in heritable aortic disorders: results from the AVIATOR registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. SVENSSON LG
    Commentary: reimplantation versus root remodelling for connective tissue disorder patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  18. SCHOENHOFF FS, Zimmer E
    One ringdagger to rule them all.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  19. HAGE F, Hage A, Malik MI, Tzemos N, et al
    Coaptation length predicts early- and intermediate-term durability following degenerative mitral repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. HOLUBEC T, Rashid H, Van Linden A, Moritz A, et al
    Reply to de Kerchove et al.: 'Rather addition than extension of Florida sleeve indications'.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  21. MCCARTHY PM, Malaisrie SC, Thomas JD
    Ring sizing and coaptation length: creating the goldilocks mitral repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  22. RUSSO M, Di Mauro M, Saitto G, Lio A, et al
    Outcome of patients undergoing isolated tricuspid repair or replacement surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. JAHANYAR J, El Khoury G, de Kerchove L
    Is extension of Florida Sleeve indications taking us in the right direction?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  24. ANDERSON RH, Spicer DE, Tretter JT
    Surgical implications of variations in the anatomy of the aortic root.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  25. HOLUBEC T, Rashid H, Hecker F, Karimian-Tabrizi A, et al
    Early- and longer-term outcomes of David versus Florida sleeve procedure: propensity-matched comparison.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2022
  26. MEHDIANI A, Chekhoeva A, Klein K, Lichtenberg A, et al
    The first report of transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation within the expandable Inspiris Resilia(R) bioprosthetic valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jul 25. pii: 6649681. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. GIEBELS C, Schafers HJ
    Symmetric Repair of the Unicuspid Aortic Valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jul 25. pii: 6649620. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  28. OESER C, Uyanik-Uenal K, Kocher A, Laufer G, et al
    The Ross procedure in adult patients: a single-centre analysis of long-term results up to 28 years.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. SOKOLOWSKI C, Baciewicz F
    Swinging calcified amorphous tumour in the ascending aorta.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. GUARIENTO A, Schiena CA, Cattapan C, Avesani M, et al
    Pulmonary valve preservation during tetralogy of Fallot repair: midterm functional outcomes and risk factors for pulmonary regurgitation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. MULLER L, Bonaros N
    Surgical mitral valve repair is unbeaten also in the elderly.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  32. LAM KY
    Self-deployment aortic valve prostheses: sutureless is never futureless.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  33. ANTUNES MJ
    Isolated tricuspid valve surgery: no longer the devil it used to be.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  34. PRAZ F, Vahanian A, Milojevic M, Beyersdorf F, et al
    Reply to Garcia-Villarreal et al.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  35. VACCARO S, Lo Rito M
    Preserving the pulmonary valve during tetralogy of Fallot repair: outcome choice dictates the goodness of the operation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  36. LAWRENCE KM, Courelli V, Tauber K, Ibrahim M, et al
    With increasing data, can guidelines continue to overlook the Ross in adults?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  37. KLAUTZ RJM, Dagenais F, Reardon MJ, Lange R, et al
    Surgical aortic valve replacement with a stented pericardial bioprosthesis: 5-year outcomes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jul 5. pii: 6631229. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. HAHN RT
    The Right Heart and Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jul 5. pii: 6631227. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  39. BERRETTA P, Andreas M, Meuris B, Langenaeken T, et al
    Sutureless and Rapid Deployment Versus Sutured Aortic Valve Replacement: a Propensity Matched Comparison from the Sutureless and Rapid Deployment International Registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jul 1. pii: 6625655. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. MARIN-CUARTAS M, Hoyer A, Naumann S, Deo SV, et al
    Early and mid-term outcomes following redo surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with previous transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jul 1. pii: 6625654. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2022
  41. HARKY A, Chan JSK, Satti DI, Soppa G, et al
    Accessing the mitral valve: single chamber or double chamber technique?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jun 29. pii: 6619560. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  42. SANTER D, Miazza J, Eckstein F
    Moth-eaten like impact of automated titanium fasteners on aortic valve bioprosthesis: A word of caution.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jun 27. pii: 6618528. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. CHAN VF, Guo MH, Boodhwani M
    Aortic valve fenestrations: supporting character also deserves spotlight!
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jun 20. pii: 6611718. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  44. DAGHER O, Ben Ali W, Modine T
    The Mechanical versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Debate: Adding Insight to an Evolving Conundrum.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jun 20. pii: 6611719. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  45. LANGE R, Vitanova K, Ruge H
    TAVR or SAVR? What can we learn from a pooled meta-analysis of reconstructed time to event data?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  46. SCHAFF HV
    Durability of a simple repair method for commissural leaflet prolapse.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed    


  47. TRAVIN N, Dalinin V, Borisov I
    Two-year outcome after standardized papillary muscle relocation for type IIIb secondary mitral regurgitation: is it enough to assess the result improvement?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jun 9. pii: 6604731. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  48. MIAZZA J, Koechlin L, Jeger RV, Reuthebuch OT, et al
    First-in-man concomitant mitral valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting using a single minimally invasive access.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jun 9. pii: 6604729. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. GLASER N, Sartipy U
    Critical appraisal of a registry study: aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50-69 years.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jun 9. pii: 6604737. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


    May 2022
  50. NTINOPOULOS V, Haeussler A, Dushaj S, Papadopoulos N, et al
    Transseptal versus left atrial approach for mitral valve surgery: postoperative need for pacemaker.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 28. pii: 6594492. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. BURATTO E, Skillington PD
    Evidence increasingly supports the Ross procedure for young adults.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1366-1367.
    PubMed    


  52. SEIKE Y, Yokawa K, Koizumi S, Masada K, et al
    Long-term durability of a reimplantation valve-sparing aortic root replacement can be expected in both Marfan syndrome and Loeys-Dietz syndrome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1318-1325.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. GOFUS J, Fila P, Drabkova S, Zacek P, et al
    Ross procedure provides survival benefit over mechanical valve in adults: a propensity-matched nationwide analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1357-1365.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. VILALTA V, Cediel G, Mohammadi S, Lopez H, et al
    Incidence, Predictors and Prognostic Value of Permanent Pacemaker Implantation Following Sutureless Valve Implantation in Low-Risk Aortic Stenosis Patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 26. pii: 6593489. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. LANSAC E, Di Centa I, Danial P, Bouchot O, et al
    Aortic valve repair versus mechanical valve replacement for root aneurysm: The CAVIAAR Multicentric Study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 18. pii: 6588078. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. SALA A
    Isolated tricuspid valve disease: transcatheter treatment "for all"?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 16. pii: 6586290. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  57. VOGT F, Santarpino G, Fujita B, Frerker C, et al
    Surgical aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50-69 years-insights from the German Aortic Valve Registry (GARY).
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 14. pii: 6585867. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. KRESOJA KP, Noack T, Lurz P
    Surgical Tricuspid Valve Repair - To 3D or not 3D.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 12. pii: 6584823. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  59. SQUICCIMARRO E, Margari V, Paparella D
    Bilateral mini-thoracotomy for combined minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass and mitral valve repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 12. pii: 6584819. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. IKENO Y, Motoki T, Kurushima A, Fukumura Y, et al
    Repair of Insufficient Aortic Valve and Single Coronary Artery with Intramural Course.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 11. pii: 6584008. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. KAWAJIRI H, Schaff HV, Dearani JA, Daly RC, et al
    Clinical Outcomes of Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation in Elderly Patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 9. pii: 6582572. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. HOLUBEC T
    Aortic valve reimplantation in patients with Marfan and other connective tissue syndromes: a success story for these patients!
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 4. pii: 6580204. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    



  63. Corrigendum to: The rotational position of the aortic valve: implications for valve-sparing aortic root replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 4. pii: 6580226. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  64. GALLOO X, Stassen J, Butcher SC, Meucci MC, et al
    Staging right heart failure in patients with tricuspid regurgitation undergoing tricuspid surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 2. pii: 6576630. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. PAUSCH J, Sequeira Gross TM, Bhadra OD, Hua X, et al
    Standardized papillary muscle relocation for type IIIb secondary mitral regurgitation improves two-year outcome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 2. pii: 6576629. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. KOPJAR T, Gasparovic H, Biocina B
    Progression of aortic insufficiency with durable mechanical support.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1197-1198.
    PubMed    


    April 2022
  67. DEBSKI M, Taylor R, Abdelrahman A, Debska K, et al
    Effect of sex and surgical incision on survival after isolated primary mitral valve operations.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 26. pii: 6574351. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. VARRICA A, Lo Rito M
    Tricuspid valve dysplasia in children: should we forget the forgotten valve?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 26. pii: 6574353. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  69. HILL JC, Billaud M, Richards TD, Kotlarczyk MP, et al
    Layer-specific Nos3 expression and genotypic distribution in bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 23. pii: 6573262. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. BORTOLOTTI U, Vendramin I, Livi U
    SURGICAL AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT optimizing the small aortic annulus size.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 22. pii: 6572343. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  71. TASOUDIS PT, Varvoglis DN, Vitkos E, Mylonas KS, et al
    Mechanical versus Bioprosthetic Valve for Aortic Valve Replacement: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Reconstructed Individual Participant Data.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 21. pii: 6571808. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. SHRAER N, Youssefi P, Monin JL, Berrebi A, et al
    Aortic valve fenestration: respect or fix it?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 19. pii: 6570590. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. ZUBAREVICH A, Ruhparwar A, Weymann A
    Invited Commentary to: Surgical Treatment of Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation in Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 18. pii: 6569832. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  74. CARINO D, Sala A, Zancanaro E, Ruggeri S, et al
    Surgical treatment of tricuspid valve regurgitation in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices: long-term results.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 15. pii: 6569049. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. FEIRER N, Kornyeva A, Lang M, Sideris K, et al
    Non-robotic minimally invasive mitral valve repair: a 20-year single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 9. pii: 6565842. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. COPIC D, Bormann D, Direder M, Ankersmit HJ, et al
    Alpha-Gal-specific humoral immune response and reported clinical consequence for cardiac valve replacement in patients below 65 years: moving beyond conjecture.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 7. pii: 6564474. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  77. FORTEZA GIL A, Martinez-Lopez D, Centeno J, Rivas Oyarzabal J, et al
    Aortic valve reimplantation in patients with connective tissue syndromes: A 15-year follow-up.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 7. pii: 6564472. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. GALEONE A, Trojan D, Gardellini J, di Gaetano R, et al
    Cryopreserved aortic homografts for complex aortic valve or root endocarditis: a 28-year experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 7. pii: 6564539. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. LAKEW F, Sodah A, Zacher M, Batz G, et al
    Augmentation of the posterior mitral leaflet in secondary mitral valve insufficiency, mid-term results.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 6. pii: 6564254. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. SAISHO H, Kuhlmann C, Scharfschwerdt M, Jeganathan R, et al
    The figure-of-8 aortic valve suturing technique optimizes the effective orifice area of a small aortic annulus-an ex vivo study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 5. pii: 6563500. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. FARBER G, Doenst T
    Taking tricuspid valve surgery to the next level: repair techniques below the annulus.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 4. pii: 6563070. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  82. CLEUZIOU J, Pringsheim M, Stroh A, Burri M, et al
    Surgical treatment of tricuspid valve dysplasia in children.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 1. pii: 6562019. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  83. BEYERSDORF F, Vahanian A, Milojevic M, Praz F, et al
    Corrigendum to: 2021 ESC/EACTS Guidelines for the management of valvular heart disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 30. pii: 6555943. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  84. WILLIAMS KM, Woo YJ
    Invited commentary: the choice between mechanical versus biologic mitral valves is becoming clear, what next?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 29. pii: 6555492. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  85. MUFARRIH SH, Mahmood F, Baribeau V, Khabbaz KR, et al
    Invited commentary to: Intraoperative echocardiographic assessment of mitral valve translocation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 29. pii: 6555498. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  86. PAPARELLA D, Margari V, Santarpino G, Moscarelli M, et al
    Comparison of a full sternotomy with a minimally invasive approach for concomitant mitral and tricuspid valve surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 29. pii: 6555288. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. REYES G, Munoz D, Monguio E, Berastegui E, et al
    Long-term outcomes with the On-X bileaflet mitral valve: clinical events up to 17 years in 661 patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 28. pii: 6555063. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. BRANCACCIO G, Trezzi M, Croci I, Guerra G, et al
    Predictors of survival in paediatric mitral valve surgery: the impact of age at operation at late follow-up.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 23. pii: 6552799. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. MULLER LC
    Is minimally invasive mitral valve surgery equal to or worse than a full sternotomy: a perspective from the Netherlands National Heart Registration.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 23. pii: 6552797. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  90. 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.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 17. pii: 6549319. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  91. OISHI K, Arai H, Oi K, Nagaoka E, et al
    The rotational position of the aortic valve: implications for valve-sparing aortic root replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: 6549449. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. TAKESHITA M, Arai H, Nagaoka E, Oi K, et al
    Efficacy of singular and composite annular repositioning and subvalvular surgical techniques to treat functional tricuspid regurgitation due to leaflet tethering: Early results of a feasibility study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: 6549448. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. CARINO D, Lorusso R, Lapenna E, Del Forno B, et al
    Commissural closure to treat severe mitral regurgitation: standing the test of time.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 12. pii: 6547724. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. STRAUSS ER, Quinn RW, Pasrija C, Henderson R, et al
    Intraoperative echocardiographic assessment of mitral valve translocation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 12. pii: 6547516. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. SALA A, Lorusso R, Zancanaro E, Carino D, et al
    Mid-term outcomes of isolated tricuspid valve surgery according to preoperative clinical and functional staging.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 10. pii: 6546234. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. ASCIONE G, Denti P
    New challenges in the era of low-intermediate risk transcatheter aortic valve replacement: surgery for infective endocarditis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 7. pii: 6543559. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  97. GONZALEZ-FERNANDEZ O, De Rita F, Coats L, Crossland D, et al
    Ventricular assist devices in transposition and failing systemic right ventricle: role of tricuspid valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 4. pii: 6542520. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. SALA A, Lorusso R, Alfieri O
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    May 2020
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    April 2020
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    March 2020
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    February 2020
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    December 2019
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    November 2019
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    September 2019
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