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    May 2020
  1. PERRIER SL, Jadhav M, d'Udekem Y, Brink J, et al
    Multiple left-sided stenotic lesions: outcomes after mitral valve surgery. Arguments for abandoning the eponym 'Shone syndrome'.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 May 23. pii: 5843496. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. HORKE A, Bobylev D, Avsar M, Meyns B, et al
    Paediatric aortic valve replacement using decellularized allografts.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 May 22. pii: 5842228. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. BARILI F, Freemantle N, Casado AP, Rinaldi M, et al
    Corrigendum to 'Mortality in trials on transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement: a pooled meta-analysis of Kaplan-Meier-derived individual patient data' Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2020, doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezaa087.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 May 16. pii: 5837948. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  4. HORKE A, Tudorache I, Laufer G, Andreas M, et al
    Early results from a prospective, single-arm European trial on decellularized allografts for aortic valve replacement: the ARISE study and ARISE Registry data.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 May 9. pii: 5835338. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. CONDELLO I, Santarpino G
    Pulmonary vein venting during minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: is it really minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 May 1. pii: 5827583. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


    April 2020
  6. DEFAUW RJ, Tomsic A, van Brakel TJ, Marsan NA, et al
    A structured approach to native mitral valve infective endocarditis: Is repair better than replacement?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Apr 24. pii: 5824931. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. BASMAN C, Kliger CA, Pirelli L, Scheinerman SJ, et al
    Management of elective aortic valve replacement over the long term in the era of COVID-19.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Apr 17. pii: 5821310. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  8. DE BONIS M, Zancanaro E, Lapenna E, Trumello C, et al
    Optimal versus suboptimal mitral valve repair: late results in a matched cohort study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Apr 16. pii: 5820940. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. DRASUTIENE A, Chitwood WR, Rucinskas K, Aidietis A, et al
    Reoperative, transapical off-pump neochordae implantation for recurrent degenerative mitral regurgitation resulting from a newly ruptured native chord.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Apr 8. pii: 5817950. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. BECKMANN E, Martens A, Kruger H, Korte W, et al
    Aortic valve-sparing root replacement in patients with bicuspid aortic valve: long-term outcome with the David I procedure over 20 years.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Apr 3. pii: 5815615. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. SCHOENHOFF FS
    Excellent outcomes after valve-sparing aortic root replacement in patients presenting with bicuspid aortic valves: a fairy tale?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Apr 3. pii: 5815612. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  12. BARILI F, Freemantle N, Pilozzi Casado A, Rinaldi M, et al
    Mortality in trials on transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement: a pooled meta-analysis of Kaplan-Meier-derived individual patient data.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Apr 1. pii: 5814871. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  13. HERRY M, Laghlam D, Touboul O, Nguyen LS, et al
    Pacemaker implantation after aortic valve replacement: rapid-deployment Intuity(R) compared to conventional bioprostheses.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: 5812471. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. HAUNSCHILD J, Misfeld M, Schroeter T, Lindemann F, et al
    Prevalence of permanent pacemaker implantation after conventional aortic valve replacement-a propensity-matched analysis in patients with a bicuspid or tricuspid aortic valve: a benchmark for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Mar 24. pii: 5811374. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. BHATIA I, Chan DT, Lam SC, Au TW, et al
    Feasibility of novel transapical off pump beating heart mitral valve repair in a patient with dextrocardia and situs inversus.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Mar 10. pii: 5802579. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  16. FURUYA T, Hoashi T, Shimada M, Imai K, et al
    Serial changes of tricuspid regurgitation after anatomic repair for congenitally corrected transposition.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Feb 12. pii: 5734588. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. BENHASSEN LL, Hedensted JH, Sharghbin M, Skov SN, et al
    Altered stresses and dynamics after single and double annuloplasty ring for aortic valve repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: 5730203. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. ONO M, Mayr B, Burri M, Piber N, et al
    Tricuspid valve repair in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome: impact of timing and mechanism on outcome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: 5730202. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, Anand J, Bishawi M, et al
    Aortic valve repair with a newly approved geometric annuloplasty ring in patients undergoing proximal aortic repair: early results from a single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Feb 3. pii: 5721432. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  20. LUTHRA S, Ohri SK
    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for low-risk aortic stenosis: are we ready?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Jan 23. pii: 5714933. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  21. KAWADA T
    Prognostic ability of psoas muscle area in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantationdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Jan 17. pii: 5709151. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


    December 2019
  22. ZHU Y, Zou Z, Huang Y, Zhang L, et al
    Comparative efficacy and safety of antithrombotic therapy for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Dec 28. pii: 5688924. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. SCHAEFER A, Seiffert M, Blankenberg S, Conradi L, et al
    Transapical mitral valve-in-ring procedure with a novel self-expandable transcatheter heart valve: first- and last-in-man report.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Dec 20. pii: 5682458. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2019
  24. BERRETTA P, Cefarelli M, Montecchiani L, Alfonsi J, et al
    Minimally invasive versus standard extracorporeal circulation system in minimally invasive aortic valve surgery: a propensity score-matched study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: 5634174. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. MANDRYK Y, Czesla M, Flora C, Massoudy P, et al
    Concomitant tumourous lesions in the left atrium and aortic valve suspected to be myxoma.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Nov 18. pii: 5628299. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  26. PAPARELLA D, Malvindi PG, Santarpino G, Moscarelli M, et al
    Full sternotomy and minimal access approaches for surgical aortic valve replacement: a multicentre propensity-matched study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Oct 24. pii: 5606744. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. PAULSEN MJ, Imbrie-Moore AM, Wang H, Bae JH, et al
    Mitral chordae tendineae force profile characterization using a posterior ventricular anchoring neochordal repair model for mitral regurgitation in a three-dimensional-printed ex vivo left heart simulator.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Oct 22. pii: 5602438. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. KESAVUORI RI, Vento AE, Lundbom NMI, Iivonen MRM, et al
    Unilateral pulmonary oedema after minimally invasive and robotically assisted mitral valve surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Oct 9. pii: 5584215. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. PETRUS AHJ, Klautz RJM, De Bonis M, Langer F, et al
    The optimal treatment strategy for secondary mitral regurgitation: a subject of ongoing debate.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;56:631-642.
    PubMed    


    September 2019
  30. SCHAEFER A, Schofer N, Gossling A, Seiffert M, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in low-risk patients: a propensity score-matched analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: 5576151. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. POLITI MT, Ochoa F, Netti V, Ferreyra R, et al
    Changes in cardiac Aquaporin expression during aortic valve replacement surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: 5571459. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. MINOL JP, Dimitrova V, Petrov G, Langner R, et al
    The age-adjusted Charlson comorbidity index in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: 5566408. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  33. NORDMEYER S, Kretzschmar J, Murin P, Cho MY, et al
    ADAPT-treated pericardium for aortic valve reconstruction in congenital heart disease: histological analysis of a series of human explants.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Aug 29. pii: 5556364. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. SCHNEIDER AW, Hazekamp MG, Versteegh MIM, de Weger A, et al
    Reinterventions after freestyle stentless aortic valve replacement: an assessment of procedural risks.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Aug 19. pii: 5551385. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. NOACK T, Kiefer P, Vivell N, Sieg F, et al
    Annuloplasty ring dehiscence after mitral valve repair: incidence, localization and reoperation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Aug 1. pii: 5542619. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  36. FOLLIGUET TA, Teiger E, Beurtheret S, Modine T, et al
    Carotid versus femoral access for transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a propensity score inverse probability weighting study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 31. pii: 5542047. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. LANGER F, Kunihara T, Miyahara S, Fahrig L, et al
    Bilateral papillary muscle repositioning: successful repair of functional mitral regurgitation in dilative cardiomyopathy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 31. pii: 5541867. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. VEEN KM, Caliskan K, de By TMMH, Mokhles MM, et al
    Outcomes after tricuspid valve surgery concomitant with left ventricular assist device implantation in the EUROMACS registry: a propensity score matched analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: 5535675. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. ZAKKAR M, Bruno VD, Zacek P, Di Centa I, et al
    Isolated aortic insufficiency valve repair with external ring annuloplasty: a standardized approach.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: 5530701. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
  40. WEIXLER VHM, Zurakowski D, Baird CW, Guariento A, et al
    Do patients with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery benefit from an early repair of the mitral valve?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: 5521050. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. TOMSIC A, Hiemstra YL, Arabkhani B, Mertens BJA, et al
    Risk factors and clinical significance of elevated mitral valve gradient following valve repair for degenerative disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: 5519363. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. FUJITA B, Schmidt T, Bleiziffer S, Bauer T, et al
    Impact of new pacemaker implantation following surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement on 1-year outcome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 14. pii: 5519109. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. MODINE T, Overtchouk P
    Catheter-based innovations in mitral valve surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 10. pii: 5513230. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  44. CAPUANO F, Sechi S, De Luca A, Sinatra R, et al
    Severe mitral valve stenosis due to a giant left atrial mass.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 10. pii: 5513233. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  45. CHEN J, Hu K, Ma W, Lv M, et al
    Isolated reoperation for tricuspid regurgitation after left-sided valve surgery: evolution of a technique.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 3. pii: 5510140. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. GIRDAUSKAS E, Pausch J, Harmel E, Gross T, et al
    Minimally invasive mitral valve repair for functional mitral regurgitation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;55.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. TREEDE H, Charitos EI
    The role of transcatheter mitral valve therapy in heart failure.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;55.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. TAMER S, Mastrobuoni S, van Dyck M, Navarra E, et al
    Corrigendum to 'Free margin length and geometric height in aortic root dilatation and leaflet prolapse: implications for aortic valve repair surgery'.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 1. pii: 5509975. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


    May 2019
  49. FREEMANTLE N, Irs A, De Paulis R, Pagano D, et al
    Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement: what does the latest evidence tell us?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 25. pii: 5498746. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  50. NORDMEYER S, Hellmeier F, Yevtushenko P, Kelm M, et al
    Abnormal aortic flow profiles persist after aortic valve replacement in the majority of patients with aortic valve disease: how model-based personalized therapy planning could improve results. A pilot study approach.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 25. pii: 5498749. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. KIM NY, Choi JB
    How can we solve unexpected prolapse of the anterior leaflet during saline testing in mitral valve repair?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 20. pii: 5492362. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  52. TONG G, Teng Y, Mai M
    Surgical treatment of a giant left atrial diverticulum with severe mitral regurgitation: procedural planning using a 3-dimensional printed model.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 20. pii: 5492371. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  53. SHUHAIBER J
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement and thrombus formation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 20. pii: 5492364. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  54. BELHAJ SOULAMI R, Anselmi A, Leurent G, Verhoye JP, et al
    Simultaneous transapical aortic and mitral valve implantation in a patient with porcelain aorta.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: 5491583. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. TAMER S, Mastrobuoni S, van Dyck M, Navarra E, et al
    Free margin length and geometric height in aortic root dilatation and leaflet prolapse: implications for aortic valve repair surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 14. pii: 5489333. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. DI EUSANIO M, Cefarelli M, Berretta P, Capestro F, et al
    Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement with a catheter-based cerebral protection system: transferring percutaneous technologies into a surgical intervention.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 5. pii: 5485814. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. EISHI J, Miura T, Obase K, Eishi K, et al
    Total root remodelling by the Sleeve technique for aortic regurgitation in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 5. pii: 5485815. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  58. HIRJI SA, Del Val FR, Yazdchi F, Lee J, et al
    Mitral valve repair using edge-to-edge technique in various situations: real-world experiences.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: 5481881. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. KAROLAK W, Los A, Bocian B, Pawlaczyk R, et al
    A quadricuspid aortic valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 25. pii: 5479971. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  60. PAUSCH J, Harmel E, Sinning C, Reichenspurner H, et al
    Standardized subannular repair for type IIIb functional mitral regurgitation in a minimally invasive mitral valve surgery setting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 21. pii: 5475812. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. IKEDA T, Iida M, Yokoyama N, Shimokawa T, et al
    Mitral valve perforation due to coexisting severe aortic regurgitation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 10. pii: 5445394. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  62. D'ASCENZO F, Salizzoni S, Saglietto A, Cortese M, et al
    Incidence, predictors and cerebrovascular consequences of leaflet thrombosis after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 10. pii: 5445400. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. NOACK T, Janietz M, Lurz P, Kiefer P, et al
    Dynamic mitral valve geometry in patients with primary and secondary mitral regurgitation: implications for mitral valve repairdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 1. pii: 5424133. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2019
  64. LO RITO M, Grandinetti M, Muzio G, Varrica A, et al
    Results for tricuspid valve surgery in adults with congenital heart disease other than Ebstein's anomalydagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: 5421312. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. MA W, Shi W, Wu W, Ma X, et al
    Patient-prosthesis mismatch in mitral annuloplasty for degenerative mitral regurgitation: an ignored issue.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 21. pii: 5418559. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. COLLI A, Manzan E, Aidietis A, Rucinskas K, et al
    Corrigendum to: 'An early European experience with transapical off-pump mitral valve repair with NeoChord implantation [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018;54:460-6]dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 12. pii: 5377342. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  67. TOURMOUSOGLOU C
    Is the diameter of tricuspid annulus or functional tricuspid regurgitation the key parameter for performing 'prophylactic annuloplasty'?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 12. pii: 5377344. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  68. CHIRICHILLI I, Irace F, Weltert L, Tsuda K, et al
    Morphological modification of the aortic annulus in tricuspid and bicuspid valves after aortic valve reimplantation: an electrocardiography-gated computed tomography studydagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: 5374838. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. KOMIYA T, Shimamoto T, Nonaka M, Matsuo T, et al
    Is small cusp size a limitation for aortic valve repair?dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 1. pii: 5368137. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  70. BERRETTA P, Andreas M, Carrel TP, Solinas M, et al
    Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement with sutureless and rapid deployment valves: a report from an international registry (Sutureless and Rapid Deployment International Registry)dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 28. pii: 5366940. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. MOSCARELLI M, Fattouch K, Speziale G, Nasso G, et al
    A meta-analysis of the performance of small tissue versus mechanical aortic valve prostheses.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: 5366204. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. THEOCHARIS P, Viola N, Papamichael ND, Kaarne M, et al
    Echocardiographic predictors of reoperation for subaortic stenosis in children and adults.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 25. pii: 5364618. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. COLLI A, Besola L, Bizzotto E, Fiocco A, et al
    Mechanisms of recurrent regurgitation after transapical off-pump mitral valve repair with neochord implantationdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 25. pii: 5364609. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. DE KERCHOVE L, Mastrobuoni S, Froede L, Tamer S, et al
    Variability of repairable bicuspid aortic valve phenotypes: towards an anatomical and repair-oriented classification.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 20. pii: 5353146. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. TAM DY, Wijeysundera HC, Ouzounian M, Fremes SE, et al
    Corrigendum to 'The Ross procedure versus mechanical aortic valve replacement in young patients: a decision analysis' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018; doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezy414]dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 18. pii: 5333148. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  76. BOUCHEZ S, Timmermans F, Philipsen T, Francois K, et al
    Comparison of the sustainability of mitral annular dynamics between two semi-rigid annuloplasty devices.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 15. pii: 5321146. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. SANTARPINO G, Dell'Aquila AM
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement and postoperative pacemaker implantation: early implants or patients at risk?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 15. pii: 5321145. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  78. LOULMET DF, Ranganath NK, Neuburger PJ, Nampiaparampil RG, et al
    Can complex mitral valve repair be performed with robotics? An institution's experience utilizing a dedicated team approach in 500 patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 11. pii: 5316020. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. VON OPPELL U
    Re: Persistent reduction of patient's mitral regurgitation by implantation of transannular mitral bridge: durability and effectiveness of the repair at 2 years-results of a prospective trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 6. pii: 5307943. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  80. RIVAL PM, Moore THM, McAleenan A, Hamilton H, et al
    Transthoracic clamp versus endoaortic balloon occlusion in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 2. pii: 5306129. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  81. XU H, Duan Y, Yuan X, Wu H, et al
    Residual left ventricular hypertrophy with adverse clinical outcomes in patients with severe aortic stenosis and asymmetric septal hypertrophy after aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 28. pii: 5303701. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. FERRARI E, Stortecky S, Heg D, Muller O, et al
    The hospital results and 1-year outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve procedures and transcatheter aortic valve implantations in the native valves: the results from the Swiss-TAVI Registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 27. pii: 5303209. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. HARRISON OJ, Torrens C, Salhiyyah K, Modi A, et al
    Defective NOTCH signalling drives smooth muscle cell death and differentiation in bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: 5301482. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. SANTARPINO G, Berretta P, Fischlein T, Carrel TP, et al
    Operative outcome of patients at low, intermediate, high and 'very high' surgical risk undergoing isolated aortic valve replacement with sutureless and rapid deployment prostheses: results of the SURD-IR registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: 5301486. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. EL BEYROUTI H, Kornberger A, Beiras-Fernandez A, Vahl CF, et al
    Juxta-annular right atrial anchoring of prosthetic mitral valves in endocarditis with anterior annulus destruction.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: 5301481. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. SA MPBO, de Carvalho MMB, Sobral Filho DC, Cavalcanti LRP, et al
    Surgical aortic valve replacement and patient-prosthesis mismatch: a meta-analysis of 108 182 patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 16. pii: 5290003. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. ORLOV OI, Kaleda VI, Shah VN, Nguyen C, et al
    Ministernotomy aortic valve surgery in patients with prior patent mammary artery grafts after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 10. pii: 5285844. doi: 10.1093.
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