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    May 2022
  1. BLITZER D, Weiner SD, Nguyen SN, Takayama H, et al
    Commentary: Left heart remodeling with septal myectomy: Fibrosis is a relative but not absolute concern.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1837-1838.
    PubMed    


  2. TANG B, Song Y, Yang Q, Cui H, et al
    Changes in left atrial function, left ventricle remodeling, and fibrosis after septal myectomy for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1828-1834.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. NGUYEN A
    Commentary: Paradoxical increase in areas of myocardial fibrosis following septal myectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1835.
    PubMed    


    April 2022
  4. HAYASHI H, Ning Y, Kurlansky P, Vaynrub A, et al
    Characteristics and prognostic significance of right heart remodeling and tricuspid regurgitation after pulmonary endarterectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Apr 8. pii: S0022-5223(22)00391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. ROVE JY, Cleveland JC Jr
    Commentary: Different strokes for different folks: Phylogeny of functional mitral regurgitation dictates surgical strategy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(22)00380.
    PubMed    


  6. JANI V, Konecny F, Shelby A, Kulkarni A, et al
    Influence of right ventricular pressure and volume overload on right and left ventricular diastolic function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e299-e308.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. CHAUVETTE V, Bouhout I, Tarabzoni M, Pham M, et al
    Pulmonary homograft dysfunction after the Ross procedure using decellularized homografts-a multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1296-1305.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. GOODEN SC, Hatoum H, Zhang W, Boudoulas KD, et al
    Multiple MitraClips: The balancing act between pressure gradient and regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1319-1327.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  9. DUFENDACH KA, Chu D
    Commentary: Paging vascular surgery: Mesenteric ischemia and outcomes following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(22)00366.
    PubMed    


  10. CHEN JH, Chen YH, Chang HH, Leu HB, et al
    Impact of preprocedural mesenteric artery stenosis and mesenteric ischemia in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(22)00353.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. VITANOVA K, Zaid S, Tang GHL, Kaneko T, et al
    Aortic valve versus root surgery after failed transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(22)00348.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Decreasing risk of reoperative aortic valve replacement: Why are we not listening to experience?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 24. pii: S0022-5223(22)00346.
    PubMed    


  13. MESSE SR, Overbey JR, Thourani VH, Moskowitz AJ, et al
    The impact of perioperative stroke and delirium on outcomes after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 18. pii: S0022-5223(22)00338.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. SUKHAVASI A, McHugh-Grant S, Glatz AC, Mondal A, et al
    Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum: Intended strategies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(22)00325.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. PIENTA MJ, Theurer PF, He C, Zehr K, et al
    Racial disparities in mitral valve surgery: A statewide analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(22)00262.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. MAHBOUBI R, Kakavand M, Soltesz EG, Rajeswaran J, et al
    The decreasing risk of reoperative aortic valve replacement: Implications for valve choice and transcatheter therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(22)00334.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. WALLACE F, Buratto E, Schulz A, d'Udekem Y, et al
    Long-term outcomes of primary aortic valve repair for isolated congenital aortic stenosis in children.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(22)00263.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 15. pii: S0022-5223(22)00091.
    PubMed    


  19. FARBER G, Marx J, Scherag A, Saqer I, et al
    Risk stratification for isolated tricuspid valve surgery assisted using the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease score.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(22)00272.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. HONJO O, Kadowaki S
    Commentary: Atrioventricular valve insufficiency: Achilles' heel in single-ventricle physiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1178-1179.
    PubMed    


  21. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: Prevention of incomplete resection during septal myectomy: Virtual seeing is actual believing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e248-e250.
    PubMed    


  22. IBRAHIM M, Szeto W
    Commentary: Fluoroquinolones and aortopathy-a basic (science) question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e232-e233.
    PubMed    


  23. KWON MH, Schultz AH, Lee M, Permut LC, et al
    Complete atrioventricular septal defect with absent or diminutive primum component: Incidence, anatomic characteristics, and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1156-1162.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. OBEROI M, Foley TA, Schaff HV
    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Interactive 3-dimensional modeling of phenotypic variants.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e243-e245.
    PubMed    


  25. BOJKO MM, Assi R, Bavaria JE, Suhail M, et al
    Midterm outcomes and durability of sinus segment preservation compared with root replacement for acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:900-910.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  26. BACHA E
    Commentary: Can we ever "cure" aortic valve disease in children?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 16. pii: S0022-5223(22)00201.
    PubMed    


  27. BEAVER TM, Manning E, Bavry AA
    Commentary: Shades of gray: The right aortic valve for the right patient in 2022.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(22)00188.
    PubMed    


  28. KIM HR, Kim WK, Kim JK, Kim HJ, et al
    Prognostic impact of the E/e' ratio in patients with chronic severe aortic regurgitation undergoing aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(22)00114.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. DESAI M, Ma M, Yerebakan C
    Commentary: Ross procedure in neonates and infants: Withstanding the litmus test of time.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:377-378.
    PubMed    


  30. MCCARTHY PM
    Commentary: Rheumatic mitral repair: Just don't do it?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:604-605.
    PubMed    


  31. ATKINS MD, Reardon MJ
    Commentary: Autograft remodeling after the Ross procedure. Keep a stiff upper lip.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:588-589.
    PubMed    


  32. HRASKA V, Mitchell ME, Woods RK
    Roadmap for Ross procedure: Staged strategy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:379-382.
    PubMed    


    January 2022
  33. SCHULZ A, Buratto E, Wallace FRO, Fulkoski N, et al
    Outcomes of aortic valve repair in children resulting in bicuspid anatomy: Is there a need for tricuspidization?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 26. pii: S0022-5223(22)00093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. SOTADE OT, Falster MO, Pearson SA, Jorm LR, et al
    Comparison of long-term outcomes of bioprosthetic and mechanical aortic valve replacement in patients younger than 65 years.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(22)00086.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. SQUIERS JJ, Robinson NB, Audisio K, Ryan WH, et al
    Structural valve degeneration of bioprosthetic aortic valves: A network meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 14. pii: S0022-5223(22)00027.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. EDELMAN JJ, Yadav P, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Explanting a transcatheter aortic valve replacement prosthesis: A future necessary evil?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 8. pii: S0022-5223(22)00008.
    PubMed    


  37. MCCARTHY PM
    Commentary: Sharing a wealth of information: HOCM surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:91-92.
    PubMed    


  38. BLITZER D, Nguyen S, Takayama H
    Commentary: Going beyond the septum for complete repair of obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:90-91.
    PubMed    


  39. LAU C, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Valve-sparing root replacement: Who wants to live forever?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:67-68.
    PubMed    


  40. KALRA K, Chen EP
    Reply: Cusp repair to achieve successful sparing of the valve in bicuspid aortopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e3-e4.
    PubMed    


  41. URBANSKI PP
    Can root repair alone abolish aortic insufficiency in bicuspid aortopathy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e3.
    PubMed    


  42. EBRIGHT MI
    Reply: Transaortic trepidation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e95-e96.
    PubMed    


  43. FRICKE TA, Buratto E, Weintraub RG, Bullock A, et al
    Long-term outcomes of the arterial switch operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:212-219.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. MACK MJ, O'Gara PT
    Reply from authors: Discordant trial results lead to disproportionate learnings.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e9-e10.
    PubMed    


  45. OBADIA JF, Iung B, Messika-Zeitoun D
    The disproportionate success of the disproportionate concept.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e7-e8.
    PubMed    


  46. MCKELLAR SH
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:61-63.
    PubMed    


  47. MOKASHI SA, Rosinski BF, Desai MY, Griffin BP, et al
    Aortic root replacement with bicuspid valve reimplantation: Are outcomes and valve durability comparable to those of tricuspid valve reimplantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:51-63.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. LENTZ CARVALHO J, Schaff HV, Morris CS, Nishimura RA, et al
    Anomalous papillary muscles-Implications in the surgical treatment of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:83-89.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2021
  49. BARRON DJ, Vanderlaan RD
    Commentary: Despite best intentions: Developing better strategies for patients with pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)01826.
    PubMed    


  50. LEE HA, Wu VC, Chan YS, Cheng YT, et al
    Infective endocarditis after surgical aortic or mitral valve replacement: A nationwide population-based study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)01815.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. SCHULTE LJ, Roberts HG Jr
    Commentary: Isolated tricuspid valve surgery: It's not for everyone.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)01805.
    PubMed    


  52. CLARK JB
    Commentary: Surgical aortic valve repair as the primary option for children with congenital aortic stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)01693.
    PubMed    


  53. PORTERIE J, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S
    Commentary: Rheumatic valve surgery in emerging countries: New insights for an old disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1728-1729.
    PubMed    


    November 2021
  54. KUBALA M, Bohbot Y, Rusinaru D, Marechaux S, et al
    Atrial fibrillation in severe aortic stenosis: Prognostic value and results of aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)01680.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. LEGARE JF
    Commentary: Are we really choosing between less delirium or better quality of life when comparing transcatheter aortic valve implantation with surgical aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 25. pii: S0022-5223(21)01664.
    PubMed    


  56. ELGHARABLY H, Ibrahim A, Rosinski B, Thuita L, et al
    Right heart failure and patient selection for isolated tricuspid valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 25. pii: S0022-5223(21)01657.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. HOOGMA DF, Venmans E, Al Tmimi L, Tournoy J, et al
    Postoperative delirium and quality of life after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement: A prospective observational study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)01626.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. KONO T, Onohara D, Amedi A, Corporan D, et al
    Effect of early versus late onset mitral regurgitation on left ventricular remodeling in ischemic cardiomyopathy in an animal model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)01627.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. CARREL T
    Commentary: Isolated tricuspid valve surgery time has changed: From futile to a must.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 12. pii: S0022-5223(21)01609.
    PubMed    


  60. PARK I, Jeong DS, Park SJ, Ahn JH, et al
    Impact of maze procedure in patients with severe tricuspid regurgitation and persistent atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)01535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. ANAGNOSTOPOULOS PV
    Commentary: Is it beneficial to add a monocusp during non-valve-sparing tetralogy of Fallot repair? Is there a way to settle this debate 3 decades later?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1322-1323.
    PubMed    


  62. NAIMO PS, Buratto E, Konstantinov IE
    Truncal valve repair in children.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1337-1342.
    PubMed    


  63. CHIKWE J
    Commentary: Mandating a heart-team for transcatheter mitral repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1512-1513.
    PubMed    


  64. KASINPILA P, Kong S, Fong R, Shad R, et al
    Use of patient-specific computational models for optimization of aortic insufficiency after implantation of left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1556-1563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  65. BANDO K, Ogawa T
    Commentary: Surgical aortic valve replacement after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is it time to reconsider the lifelong management?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)01505.
    PubMed    


  66. BORRELLI E, Lo Rito M
    Commentary: The kintsugi philosophy: Embrace the imperfection of pulmonary stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01485.
    PubMed    


  67. OVERMAN DM
    Commentary: Is it safe? The marathon man meets pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01490.
    PubMed    


  68. HUANG Y, Dearani JA, Lahr BD, Stephens EH, et al
    Surgical management of transvenous lead-induced tricuspid regurgitation in adult and pediatric patients with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)01419.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. ECKHAUSER A
    Commentary: Aortic valvuloplasty au naturel, where longevity is not just skin deep.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1190.
    PubMed    


  70. MORI M, Geirsson A
    Commentary: In the hands of the experienced, do not fear anterior leaflet pathology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1098-1099.
    PubMed    


  71. GILLINOV M, Burns DJP, Wierup P
    Commentary: A problem with the anterior mitral leaflet?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1097-1098.
    PubMed    


  72. SVYSTONYUK DA, Fedak PWM
    Commentary: Use the force: Gaining mechanistic insights on aortic valve calcification using magnetic twisting cytometry.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)01402.
    PubMed    


  73. LAURIN C, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S
    Commentary: Diamonds are forever: Not so for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)01403.
    PubMed    


    September 2021
  74. AUGOUSTIDES JG
    Commentary: Ascending aortic aneurysms: A marker for freedom from atherosclerosis and a milestone in our understanding.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)01395.
    PubMed    


  75. DAVID TE, Lafreniere-Roula M, David CM, Issa H, et al
    Outcomes of combined aortic and mitral valve replacement with reconstruction of the fibrous skeleton of the heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)01314.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. WEININGER G, Ostberg N, Shang M, Zafar M, et al
    Lipid profiles help to explain protection from systemic atherosclerosis in patients with ascending aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)01383.
    PubMed    


  77. EITOKU T, Kasahara S, Baba K, Kotani Y, et al
    Impact of decompression of the right ventricle on the sinusoidal communications in pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)01373.
    PubMed    


  78. MULLAN CW, Geirsson A
    Commentary: Short-term pain, long-term gain with left ventricular function after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)01370.
    PubMed    


  79. DUGGAL NM, Lei I, Wu X, Aaronson KD, et al
    Mitral regurgitation severity at left ventricular assist device implantation is associated with distinct myocardial transcriptomic signatures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)01262.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. LUXFORD JC, Ayer JG, Betts K, Salve GG, et al
    The Ross/Ross-Konno procedure in infancy is a safe and durable solution for aortic stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 8. pii: S0022-5223(21)01281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. TRONCONE MJ, Mohammadi S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Subclinical thrombosis of transcatheter aortic valve replacement valves: Can we halt HALT?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 7. pii: S0022-5223(21)01297.
    PubMed    


  82. CAHILL TJ, Khalique OK, George I, Kodali S, et al
    Valve thrombosis after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement: Incidence and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)01268.
    PubMed    


  83. CASTILLO-SANG M, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: The right horse for the race in the repair of secondary mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)01259.
    PubMed    


  84. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Valve-sparing aortic root surgery in children and adults with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:955-962.
    PubMed    


  85. TANNOUS P, Nugent A
    Transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement in native and nonconduit right ventricle outflow tracts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:967-970.
    PubMed    


    August 2021
  86. FUKUHARA S, Tanaka D, Brescia AA, Wai Sang SL, et al
    Aortic valve reintervention in patients with failing transcatheter aortic bioprostheses: A statewide experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 31. pii: S0022-5223(21)01257.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. MAGRUDER JT, Yadav PK, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Missing the trees for the forest: Transcatheter versus surgical approaches to secondary mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01236.
    PubMed    


  88. MCKELLAR SH
    Commentary: Are we living in the gilded age of treating mitral valve disease?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01234.
    PubMed    


  89. DI TOMMASO E, Bruno VD
    Commentary: Isolated tricuspid valve regurgitation: The worst is yet to come, so act now!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 8. pii: S0022-5223(21)01157.
    PubMed    


  90. HONJO O
    Commentary: Ross procedure is indeed a safe and durable option for critical aortic valve disease in neonates and infants.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)01143.
    PubMed    


  91. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Valve guidelines: Starting point for discussion by the heart team or dictum?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:588-590.
    PubMed    


  92. RAANANI E, Schwammenthal E
    Commentary: Picking up the slack-The case for conservative management of postrepair systolic anterior motion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:580-581.
    PubMed    


  93. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Highlights in congenital cardiothoracic surgery: 2020-2021.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:349-352.
    PubMed    


  94. FUKUHARA S, Brescia AA, Shiomi S, Rosati CM, et al
    Surgical explantation of transcatheter aortic bioprostheses: Results and clinical implications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:539-547.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2021
  95. WANG TKM, Akyuz K, Xu B, Gillinov AM, et al
    Early surgery is associated with improved long-term survival compared to class I indication for isolated severe tricuspid regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)01135.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. OKUNO T, Praz F, Kassar M, Biaggi P, et al
    Surgical versus transcatheter repair for secondary mitral regurgitation: A propensity score-matched cohorts comparison.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)01128.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. FUKUHARA S, Nguyen CTN, Kim KM, Yang B, et al
    Aortic valve reintervention after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. BRESCIA AA, Bolling SF
    Commentary: The importance of achieving leaflet coaptation in mitral repair for functional mitral regurgitation: It's just math!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)01035.
    PubMed    


  99. MICHELENA HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, et al
    International consensus statement on nomenclature and classification of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy, for clinical, surgical, interventional and research purposes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 7. pii: S0022-5223(21)00973.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. MICHELENA HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, et al
    Summary: International consensus statement on nomenclature and classification of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy, for clinical, surgical, interventional, and research purposes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 7. pii: S0022-5223(21)00779.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. OMMEN SR, Mital S, Burke MA, Day SM, et al
    2020 AHA/ACC guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e23-e106.
    PubMed    


  102. SHEN WC, Chen CA, Chang CI, Chen YS, et al
    Outflow tract geometries are associated with adverse outcome indicators in repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:196-205.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. KAZA AK
    Commentary: An opportunity to better characterize coronary ostial stenosis in patients with Williams syndrome and other elastin arteriopathies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:220-221.
    PubMed    


    June 2021
  104. GOMEZ A, Wang Z, Xuan Y, Hope MD, et al
    Association of diameter and wall stresses of tricuspid aortic valve ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00909.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. KOUCHOUKOS NT
    Commentary: Increased left ventricular outflow tract angulation correlates with increased size of ascending aortic aneurysms and aortic wall shear stress: But which comes first?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 25. pii: S0022-5223(21)00988.
    PubMed    


  106. SALMASI MY, Pirola S, Mahuttanatan S, Fisichella SM, et al
    Geometry and flow in ascending aortic aneurysms are influenced by left ventricular outflow tract orientation: Detecting increased wall shear stress on the outer curve of proximal aortic aneurysms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)00913.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  107. COUTINHO GF
    Commentary: Mild tricuspid regurgitation in rheumatic mitral surgery: To do, or not do, that is the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00897.
    PubMed    


  108. MISUMI Y, Kainuma S, Toda K, Miyagawa S, et al
    Left ventricle-mitral valve ring size mismatch following ring annuloplasty for nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(21)00901.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  109. OVERMAN DM
    Commentary: Repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect: The bar has been set.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2154-2155.
    PubMed    


  110. BURKHART HM, Anderson HN
    Commentary: Complete atrioventricular septal defect in young infants: The advantages of early repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2155-2156.
    PubMed    


  111. SPEIR AM
    Commentary: Recurrent aortic insufficiency after emergency surgery for acute type A aortic dissection with aortic root preservation: "A man's got to know his limitations".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2002-2003.
    PubMed    


  112. OMER S
    Commentary: Unraveling the secrets of the neglected tricuspid valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2041-2042.
    PubMed    


  113. RAMGREN JJ, Nozohoor S, Zindovic I, Gustafsson R, et al
    Long-term outcome after early repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect in young infants.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2145-2153.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  114. BOJKO MM, Habertheuer A, Bavaria JE, Suhail M, et al
    Recurrent aortic insufficiency after emergency surgery for acute type A aortic dissection with aortic root preservation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1989-2000.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  115. DA COSTA FDA
    Commentary: We should not forget the aortic valve allograft.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00808.
    PubMed    


  116. EIKELBOOM R, Spooner AJ, Yamashita MH
    Commentary: Mid-term outcomes in a real-world transcatheter aortic valve replacement population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00803.
    PubMed    


  117. LAURIN C, Dagenais F
    Commentary: Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era: Where do we stand?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00806.
    PubMed    


  118. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Long-term outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement: Difficult to match!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00804.
    PubMed    


  119. LAU C
    Reply: In aortic root aneurysms with bicuspid aortic valves, can reimplantation obviate the need for cusp repair?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)00725.
    PubMed    


  120. OTTO CM, Nishimura RA, Bonow RO, Carabello BA, et al
    2020 ACC/AHA guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(21)00592.
    PubMed    


  121. MULLER MORAN HR, Spooner AJ, Yamashita MH
    Commentary: An all-access pass to transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(21)00776.
    PubMed    


  122. PERCY ED, Harloff M, Hirji S, Tartarini RJ, et al
    Outcomes of procedural complications in transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00767.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  123. JUNQUERA L, Kalavrouziotis D, Dumont E, Rodes-Cabau J, et al
    Paradigm shifts in alternative access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: An update.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00760.
    PubMed    


  124. CLARK JB
    Commentary: Early repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect is the forward move.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1602-1603.
    PubMed    


  125. BAIRD CW, Cooney B, Chavez M, Sleeper LA, et al
    Congenital aortic and truncal valve reconstruction using the Ozaki technique: Short-term clinical results.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1567-1577.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  126. ATLURI P
    Reply: Establishing clarity on valve labeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e372-e373.
    PubMed    


  127. KARAMLOU T, Pettersson G, Nigro JJ
    Commentary: A pediatric perspective on the Ozaki procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1582-1583.
    PubMed    


  128. IMBRIE-MOORE AM, Paulsen MJ, Zhu Y, Wang H, et al
    A novel cross-species model of Barlow's disease to biomechanically analyze repair techniques in an ex vivo left heart simulator.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1776-1783.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  129. KONSTANTINOV IE, Naimo PS, Buratto E
    Commentary: Ozaki valve reconstruction in children: Is it still a valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1579-1581.
    PubMed    


  130. BRIFFA N
    Commentary: A novel cross-species model of Barlow's disease to biomechanically analyze repair techniques in an ex vivo left heart simulator.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1784-1785.
    PubMed    


  131. DI MAURO M, Gallina S, Tancredi F, Calafiore AM, et al
    Commentary: Opportunity knocks for every heart surgeon, but you have to give a tricuspid a ring.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1800-1801.
    PubMed    


  132. ROBERTS HG JR
    Commentary: Ring versus string.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1801-1802.
    PubMed    


  133. RUBENS FD
    Commentary: Finding a niche in our TAVR-centric world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1750-1751.
    PubMed    


  134. FUKUNAGA N, Seidman MA, David TE
    Valve-sparing root replacement in a patient with a filamin A variant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e353-e355.
    PubMed    


    April 2021
  135. CALLAHAN CP, Jegatheeswaran A, Barron DJ, Husain SA, et al
    Factors associated with mortality or transplantation versus Fontan completion after cavopulmonary shunt for patients with tricuspid atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00745.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  136. MICK SL, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Repair of the tricuspid aortic valve: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00756.
    PubMed    


  137. CELIK M, Durko AP, Bekkers JA, Oei FBS, et al
    Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement over three decades.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)00748.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  138. BONACCHI M, Dokollari A, Parise O, Sani G, et al
    Ministernotomy compared with right anterior minithoracotomy for aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00728.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  139. BADHWAR V, Smith CR, Woo J
    Expert contributions enhance knowledge of valvular heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)00680.
    PubMed    


  140. IRACE FG, Chirichilli I, Salica A, D'Aleo S, et al
    Aortic root anatomy after aortic valve reimplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)00695.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  141. TAMER S, Mastrobuoni S, Vancraeynest D, Lemaire G, et al
    Late results of aortic valve repair for isolated severe aortic regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)00612.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  142. BJORN R, Nissinen M, Lehto J, Malmberg M, et al
    Late incidence and recurrence of new-onset atrial fibrillation after isolated surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00587.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  143. FORMICA F, Maestri F, Nicolini F
    Commentary: In the era of mitral valve-in-valve therapy, mechanical prosthesis in young patients does not deserve to be forgotten.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00580.
    PubMed    


  144. CHARLES EJ, Ailawadi G
    Commentary: Addressing tricuspid annular dilation: Cinch it down but not too tight.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e288-e289.
    PubMed    


  145. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Wahlers T
    Commentary: Annular reduction of the tricuspid valve-maybe less, maybe a little more?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e287-e288.
    PubMed    


    March 2021
  146. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: Aortic valve surgery in children: Repair now, Ross procedure later.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00545.
    PubMed    


  147. PIZARRO C
    Commentary: Aortic valve intervention in children: The jury is still out.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00546.
    PubMed    


  148. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: The aortic valve after rheumatic mitral valve surgery. Remarkably stable!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00528.
    PubMed    


  149. CHEN CY, Chan YH, Wu VC, Liu KS, et al
    Bioprosthetic versus mechanical mitral valve replacements in patients with rheumatic heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00512.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  150. KIM HR, Kim WK, Kim HJ, Kim JB, et al
    The fate of aortic valve after rheumatic mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00529.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  151. SMOOD B, Han JJ, Helmers M, Atluri P, et al
    Mitral and aortic valve surgery during left ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00523.
    PubMed    


  152. NAFDAY HB, Grossi EA
    Reply: Crossing the Rubicon-Ventricular dimension controls the ultimate fate of ischemic mitral regurgitation procedures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)00201.
    PubMed    


  153. MEHAFFEY JH, Charles EJ, Berens M, Clark MJ, et al
    Barriers to atrial fibrillation ablation during mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)00518.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  154. CHAUVETTE V, Bouchard D, Perrault LP
    Commentary: Should all etiologies of mitral regurgitation treated equal?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 15. pii: S0022-5223(21)00516.
    PubMed    


  155. SERVITO M, Elbatarny M, Fremes SE
    Reply: The track less travelled: Subvalvular techniques and anterior leaflet augmentation in ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 13. pii: S0022-5223(21)00330.
    PubMed    


  156. PORTERIE J, Kalavrouziotis D, Dumont E, Paradis JM, et al
    Clinical impact of the heart team on the outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement among octogenarians.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00451.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  157. DANIAL P, Neily A, Pontailler M, Gaudin R, et al
    Ross procedure or complex aortic valve repair using pericardium in children: A real dilemma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)00419.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  158. MOSCARELLI M, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Surgery for low-risk aortic valve replacement: The road to extinction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00433.
    PubMed    


  159. JAMIESON WRE
    Commentary: Sutureless bioprosthesis: Simpler than conventional bioprostheses.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:933.
    PubMed    


  160. HUI DS, Lee R
    Commentary: Navigating the maze of ablation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1008-1009.
    PubMed    


  161. MICELI A
    Commentary: The confirmation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:935-936.
    PubMed    


  162. MCKELLAR SH
    Commentary: Perceval sutureless valve-one more seat at the round table of short-term follow-up.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:934.
    PubMed    


  163. TIMEK TA
    Commentary: The mitral matrix.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:979-980.
    PubMed    


  164. ROBERTS HG JR, Wei LM, Badhwar V
    Commentary: Cox maze with septal myectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1007-1008.
    PubMed    


  165. SCHAFERS HJ
    Commentary: Thirty years of valve preserving surgery-are all questions answered?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:903-904.
    PubMed    


  166. STELZER P, Mejia J, Varghese R
    Operative risks of the Ross procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:905-915.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  167. FORMICA F, Maestri F, Gallingani A, Nicolini F, et al
    Commentary: Mitral bioprosthesis versus mechanical prosthesis in severe chronic mitral regurgitation: Bioprosthesis wins the duel.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(21)00398.
    PubMed    


  168. KARAS TZ, Accola KD
    Commentary: Valve options for ischemic mitral regurgitation in an era of new technologies: ViV(a) la bioprosthetic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00392.
    PubMed    


  169. DAYAN V, Garcia-Villarreal OA, Escobar A, Ferrari J, et al
    The Latin American Association of Cardiac and Endovascular Surgery statement regarding the recently released American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00387.
    PubMed    


  170. HOLST KA, Crestanello JA
    Reply: Time to embrace transcarotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement-new route, same valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00186.
    PubMed    


  171. CONTI VR
    Reply: The issues to address when repairing ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00235.
    PubMed    


  172. WAN S, Hu J, Liu J
    Reply: Anatomical or functional repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation: Find the right antidote!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00172.
    PubMed    


  173. VAN WIJNGAARDEN AL, Tomsic A, Mertens BJA, Fortuni F, et al
    Mitral valve repair for isolated posterior mitral valve leaflet prolapse: The effect of respect and resect techniques on left ventricular function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00329.
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  174. ALLEN KB, Chhatriwalla AK, Saxon J, Hermiller J, et al
    Reply: Transcarotid trumps transapical/direct aortic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement-It's a no brainer!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)00129.
    PubMed    


  175. DAVID TE
    Commentary: Left ventricular function after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)00366.
    PubMed    


  176. ELEFTERIADES JA, Ziganshin BA
    Commentary: Preventing the virulent lethality of ascending aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00360.
    PubMed    


  177. BRIFFA N
    Commentary: Surgical aortic valve replacement for the younger patient, but which one?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00358.
    PubMed    


  178. SOLTESZ EG
    Commentary: To fix or not to fix? That is the question for mitral and aortic valve surgery during left ventricular assist devices implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00344.
    PubMed    


  179. RAHMOUNI K, Rubens FD
    Commentary: The Goldilocks annuloplasty: Not too big, not too small.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)00342.
    PubMed    


  180. CHAUVETTE V, Demers P, Perrault LP
    Commentary: Surgical threshold for ascending aortic aneurysm: A moving target begging for randomized controlled data.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)00333.
    PubMed    


  181. RODRIGUEZ-CAULO EA, Blanco-Herrera OR, Berastegui E, Arias-Dachary J, et al
    Biological versus mechanical prostheses for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  182. MALINOWSKI M, Jazwiec T, Ferguson H, Bush J, et al
    Tricuspid leaflet kinematics after annular size reduction in ovine functional tricuspid regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00203.
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  183. CLARK A, Malaisrie SC
    Failed bioprosthetic valve approaches: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00219.
    PubMed    


  184. STARNES VA, Elsayed RS, Cohen RG, Olds AP, et al
    Long-term outcomes with the pulmonary autograft inclusion technique in adults with bicuspid aortic valves undergoing the Ross procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00200.
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  185. GREASON KL
    Repeat surgical aortic valve replacement: Don't stick a fork in it just yet.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00218.
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  186. BERNARD J, Kalavrouziotis D, Marzouk M, Nader J, et al
    Prosthetic choice in mitral valve replacement for severe chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation: Long-term follow-up.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00193.
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  187. GUO MH, Appoo JJ, Hendry P, Masters R, et al
    Knowledge, attitudes, and practice preferences in the surgical threshold for ascending aortic aneurysm among Canadian cardiac surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00173.
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  188. OMAR A, Mancini V, Di Mauro M
    Reply: Small aortic annulus: Can we dispel all the Hamletic doubts?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e160.
    PubMed    


  189. TAM DY, Shimamura J, Fremes SE
    REPLY FROM THE AUTHOR: Aortic root enlargement-more important than ever?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e160-e161.
    PubMed    


  190. HAYWOOD N, Kron IL
    REPLY: CONCOMITANT AORTIC REPLACEMENT: HOW PROACTIVE SHOULD WE BE?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e152-e153.
    PubMed    


  191. MESHER AL, Aftab M, Reece TB
    Commentary: Beauty, and durability, is in the eye of the needle holder.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:479-480.
    PubMed    


  192. KAZA AK
    Commentary: Truncal root remodeling: A useful technique that can be translated to other lesions?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:376-377.
    PubMed    


  193. KIRSHBOM PM
    Commentary: This looks like a great hammer...which nails should we pound?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:377-378.
    PubMed    


  194. HUI DS, de la Cruz KI
    Commentary: Valve-sparing root replacement in bicuspid valves-more than technique.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:481-482.
    PubMed    


  195. PARK SJ, Kim JB
    Commentary: Balancing the extent, balancing the risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:496-497.
    PubMed    


  196. BACHET J
    Commentary: Acute type A dissection-Should we systematically replace the aortic root?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:495-496.
    PubMed    


  197. KALRA K, Chen EP
    Commentary: To repair or not repair-that is the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:480-481.
    PubMed    


  198. ANSELMI A, Verhoye JP
    Commentary: The best is not (always) the enemy of the good.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:494-495.
    PubMed    


  199. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: TAVR-in-TAVR-Be a good host for your guest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:579-580.
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  200. DURKO AP, Pibarot P, Atluri P, Bapat V, et al
    Essential information on surgical heart valve characteristics for optimal valve prosthesis selection: Expert consensus document from the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Associati
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:545-558.
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  201. WEBER C, Petrov G, Luehr M, Aubin H, et al
    Surgical results for prosthetic versus native valve endocarditis: A multicenter analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:609-619.
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  202. IUS F, Moscalenco D, Boethig D, Tudorache I, et al
    Cardiac valve operations after solid organ transplantation: A single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:595-606.
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  203. LAU C, Wingo M, Rahouma M, Ivascu N, et al
    Valve-sparing root replacement in patients with bicuspid aortopathy: An analysis of cusp repair strategy and valve durability.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:469-478.
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    January 2021
  204. KANG JJH, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Should valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement be first-line treatment for failed aortic bioprostheses?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)00160.
    PubMed    


  205. ROSELLI EE
    Commentary: Bicuspid aortic valve and experts' consensus; more than the sum of its parts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)00169.
    PubMed    


  206. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB
    Commentary: Robotic mitral valve surgery selection criteria: Screening algorithm or quantifying selection bias?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)33407.
    PubMed    


  207. DURKO AP, Pibarot P, De Paulis R
    Reply: The PPM chart: A new tool to assess prosthesis-patient mismatch probability before aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)33405.
    PubMed    


  208. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    Commentary: Pathoanatomic differences in functional mitral regurgitation-a guide for future interventions?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00151.
    PubMed    


  209. LENTZ CARVALHO J, Schaff HV, Nishimura RA, Ommen SR, et al
    Is anterior mitral valve leaflet length important in outcome of septal myectomy for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00106.
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  210. WARD A, Malaisrie SC, Andrei AC, Bonow RO, et al
    Fate of moderate aortic regurgitation after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00011.
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  211. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and the mitral valve-the debate continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00143.
    PubMed    


  212. BUDRA M, Janusauskas V, Drasutiene A, Zorinas A, et al
    Midterm results of transventricular mitral valve repair: Single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00060.
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  213. ATTIA T, Yang Y, Svensson LG, Toth AJ, et al
    Similar long-term survival after isolated bioprosthetic versus mechanical aortic valve replacement: A propensity-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  214. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Robotic aortic valve replacement-fad or future?
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  215. KOBAYASHI J
    Commentary: Does untreated associated moderate aortic regurgitation have no impact on long-term outcomes if major lesion is fixed?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33458.
    PubMed    


  216. KALAVROUZIOTIS D, Mohammadi S
    Commentary: Moderate aortic regurgitation at the time of surgery: Just don't do it.
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    PubMed    


  217. BOVE T
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  218. BRESCIA AA, Bolling SF
    Commentary: Another epicardial device for secondary mitral regurgitation: Is this one different?
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  219. SOLTESZ EG
    Commentary: Old problem, new solution: Epicardial annuloplasty with left ventricular support for functional mitral regurgitation.
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    December 2020
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  222. CHEN S, Grossi EA
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  223. FORCILLO J, Edelman JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Yes! Size is important when performing aortic valve repair.
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  224. KOMLO C, Mori M, Geirsson A
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  225. MILLA F, Thourani VH
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  226. OYETUNJI SO, Aldea GS
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  227. GLEASON TG
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  235. EIKELBOOM R, Yamashita MH
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  240. HUI DS
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  252. HAMEED I, Gaudino M
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    October 2020
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  255. CASTILLO-SANG M, Nguyen TC, Voeller RK
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  256. WYLER VON BALLMOOS MC, Reardon MJ
    Commentary: Transcarotid versus direct aortic transthoracic aortic valve replacement: How best to enter the room where it happens?
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    September 2020
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  268. ALSOUFI B
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  269. HERBST DA, Atluri P
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  270. NAFDAY HB, Grossi EA
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  275. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve: Not yet a replacement for surgery.
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    Commentary: Escape valve for the pressures of life.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e129-e130.
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  279. DEANDA A JR, Conti VR
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  280. SERNA-GALLEGOS D, Sultan I
    Commentary: Conduction disturbances following self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement-Mission far from accomplished.
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    August 2020
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    Does ablation of atrial fibrillation at the time of septal myectomy improve survival of patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
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  286. LAU C, Girardi LN
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  287. YADAV PK, Meduri CU, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Landing high, but not too high, yields fewer pacemakers after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  288. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
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  290. SILVERMAN M, Padala M
    Commentary: Multifaceted challenges with choosing between mitral valve repair and replacement for rheumatic heart disease.
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  291. GRUBB KJ, Paone G
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  294. DE PAULIS R
    Commentary: If your pants are too loose, use both belt and suspenders.
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    July 2020
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  300. DAGGUBATI R, Roberts HG Jr
    Commentary: Structural solutions for isolated, severe, symptomatic tricuspid regurgitation are eagerly awaited.
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  301. FRYER ML, Balsam LB
    Commentary: Designing better broken hearts: Modeling regurgitant bicuspid aortic valve disease.
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  302. SERVITO M, Elbatarny M, Fremes SE
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  303. ALTSHULER PJ, Atluri P
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  304. MA W, Liang Y, Wang C
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  305. YOKOYAMA Y, Takagi H, Kuno T
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    June 2020
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  314. DONATELLE M, Ailawadi G
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  315. LO RITO M, Frigiola A, Giamberti A
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  317. ECKHAUSER A
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  318. CHIKWE J
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  319. ANAGNOSTOPOULOS PV
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    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2243-2244.
    PubMed    


  321. BERNIER PL
    Commentary: Challenging the guidelines responsibly.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2227.
    PubMed    


  322. ADAMSON GT, McElhinney DB, Lui G, Meadows AK, et al
    Secondary repair of incompetent pulmonary valves after previous surgery or intervention: Patient selection and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2383-2392.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  323. NISSEN AP, Truong VTT, Alhafez BA, Puthumana JJ, et al
    Surgical repair of bicuspid aortopathy at small diameters: Clinical and institutional factors.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2216-2226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  324. VAN DIEPEN S, Mehta RH, Leimberger JD, Goodman SG, et al
    Levosimendan in patients with reduced left ventricular function undergoing isolated coronary or valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2302-2309.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  325. BANDO K
    Commentary: Finding the best alternative for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is it the transcarotid approach?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)31286.
    PubMed    


    May 2020
  326. CHOI PS, Sleeper LA, Lu M, Upchurch P, et al
    Revisiting prosthesis choice in mitral valve replacement in children: Durable alternatives to traditional bioprostheses.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)31281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  327. NAPPI F, Antoniou GA, Nenna A, Michler R, et al
    Treatment options for ischemic mitral regurgitation: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 27. pii: S0022-5223(20)31262.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  328. EDELMAN JJ, Meduri CU, Thourani VH
    Commentary: The role of sutureless aortic valves in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)31265.
    PubMed    


  329. FORMICA F
    Commentary: It is not yet time for the sunset of aortic valve surgery!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31138.
    PubMed    


  330. MORICHI H, Itatani K, Yamazaki S, Numata S, et al
    Influences of mitral annuloplasty on left ventricular flow dynamics assessed with 3-dimensional cine phase-contrast flow magnetic resonance imaging.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  331. TREZZI M
    Commentary: Taking innovation to heart in pediatric mitral valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31170.
    PubMed    


  332. KIM HJ, Lee EJ, Jung SH, Lee JW, et al
    Cerebral atherosclerosis and early ischemic stroke after left-sided valve replacement surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)31110.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  333. BRESCIA AA, Watt TMF, Murray SL, Rosenbloom LM, et al
    Rheumatic mitral valve repair or replacement in the valve-in-valve era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)31090.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  334. BADHWAR V
    Transcatheter mitral valve intervention: Consensus, quality, and equipoise.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30740.
    PubMed    


  335. BANDO K
    Commentary: Appropriate frailty measures should be incorporated into the development of accurate risk calculation models for evaluation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement candidates.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31074.
    PubMed    


  336. SAID SM
    Commentary: Extended left ventricular septal myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: The nuts and bolts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e299-e300.
    PubMed    


  337. DI TOMMASO E, Chivasso P, Bruno VD
    Commentary: Redo aortic surgery-Do not be afraid of the past.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1692-1693.
    PubMed    


  338. SALMASI MY, Naqvi D, Pantazis A, Salmasi AM, et al
    Unusual case of combined aortic root replacement and repair of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e295-e297.
    PubMed    


    April 2020
  339. TAMIRAT S, Mazine A, Stevens LM, Agwar F, et al
    Contemporary outcomes of aortic and mitral valve surgery for rheumatic heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30996.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  340. MURANA G, Leone A, Pacini D
    Commentary: Carotid is the best alternative for femoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)31003.
    PubMed    


  341. JUNQUERA L, Kalavrouziotis D, Cote M, Dumont E, et al
    Results of transcarotid compared with transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30790.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  342. KUHN EW, Liakopoulos OJ
    Commentary: Transapical aortic valve replacement versus surgical aortic valve replacement: A fundamental touchstone!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30822.
    PubMed    


  343. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: How does the aortic wall interact with the aortic valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30771.
    PubMed    


  344. LEONE A, Murana G, Pacini D
    Commentary: Transapical aortic valve replacement: There are other fish in the sea.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30767.
    PubMed    


  345. NAFDAY HB, Grossi EA
    Commentary: Decoding transcatheter treatment of functional mitral regurgitation: The balancing act-where do we sit on the seesaw?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30812.
    PubMed    


  346. MITCHELL ME
    Commentary: No justification for transplantation in place of standard surgical palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1463-1465.
    PubMed    


  347. MASCIO CE
    Commentary: Unicorns and leprechauns.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1462-1463.
    PubMed    


  348. KURLANSKY P, Bagiella E
    Knowledge in numbers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1258-1259.
    PubMed    


  349. KOSSAR AP, George I, Gordon R, Ferrari G, et al
    Bacterial infiltration and bioprosthetic valve failure: Emerging diagnostics for emerging therapies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1279-1282.
    PubMed    



  350. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1242-1244.
    PubMed    


  351. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    Commentary: Variability matters-lessons for quality and health policy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1245-1246.
    PubMed    


  352. ATKINS M, Reardon MJ
    Commentary: Constant variability.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1247-1248.
    PubMed    


  353. ROMEO JLR, Papageorgiou G, Takkenberg JJM, Roos-Hesselink JW, et al
    Influence of pregnancy on long-term durability of allografts in right ventricular outflow tract.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1508-1516.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  354. MORI M, Bin Mahmood SU, Schranz AJ, Sultan I, et al
    Risk of reoperative valve surgery for endocarditis associated with drug use.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1262-1268.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  355. BAPAT V, Tang GHL
    Emerging transcatheter options for tricuspid regurgitation: Many shades of gray.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)30527.
    PubMed    


    March 2020
  356. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Determining the risk for dissection and rupture in patients with aortic regurgitation-size may not matter.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30730.
    PubMed    


  357. PAONE G, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Surgical or transapical aortic valve replacement? Does the answer matter if you are asking the wrong question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30713.
    PubMed    


  358. GELIJNS AC, Moskowitz AJ, O'Gara PT, Giustino G, et al
    Transcatheter mitral valve repair for functional mitral regurgitation: Evaluating the evidence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30630.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  359. DAVID TE
    Commentary: Are the results of reimplantation of the aortic valve the same for bicuspid and tricuspid valves?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30623.
    PubMed    


  360. MUNTANE-CAROL G, Rodes-Cabau J
    Commentary: Transcatheter tricuspid valve interventions for treating isolated tricuspid regurgitation: Toward a new gold standard?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30603.
    PubMed    


  361. MICK SL
    Commentary: Patients who move better do better: Implications of mobility limitations in transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30595.
    PubMed    


  362. SEQUEIRA GROSS TM, Lindner D, Ojeda FM, Neumann J, et al
    Comparison of microstructural alterations in the proximal aorta between aortic stenosis and regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(20)30548.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  363. HIRJI SA, Kaneko T
    Commentary: Paying it forward with concomitant tricuspid valve intervention-does a stitch in time really save lives?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30542.
    PubMed    


  364. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Tricuspid regurgitation and aortic valve replacement: Act or observe?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30543.
    PubMed    


  365. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Choi YH
    Commentary: Tricuspid valve disease at the time of surgical aortic valve replacement: Treat it or leave it?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30545.
    PubMed    


  366. BRESCIA AA, Watt TMF, Rosenbloom LM, Murray SL, et al
    Anterior versus posterior leaflet mitral valve repair: A propensity-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30520.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  367. LALA A, Chang HL, Liu X, Charles EJ, et al
    Risk for non-home discharge following surgery for ischemic mitral valve disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)30524.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  368. QUINTESSENZA J
    Commentary: Pulmonary valve replacement-Is this the best we can do?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1074.
    PubMed    


  369. HUDDLESTON CB, Fiore AC
    Commentary: Is this a bridge too far?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e225-e226.
    PubMed    


  370. STEIN LH, Britton LW
    Commentary: Mitral repair-Where it all comes together?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e187.
    PubMed    


  371. BHAMA JK
    Commentary: A tale of two valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:908-909.
    PubMed    


  372. CHIKWE J
    Commentary: When is a simple tube graft a disservice in type-A dissection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:770-771.
    PubMed    


  373. BECHTEL JFM
    Commentary: When suction alone is not enough.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:906-907.
    PubMed    


  374. ASAI T
    Commentary: More valuable data on aortic blood flow patterns in valve-sparing aortic root replacements.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:811-812.
    PubMed    


  375. PREVENTZA O, de la Cruz KI, Coselli JS
    Commentary: In surgery for acute type A aortic dissection, follow the principles and do what you need to do.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:768-769.
    PubMed    


  376. FONG LS, Betts K, Bell D, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Complete atrioventricular septal defect repair in Australia: Results over 25 years.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1014-1025.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  377. PRADEGAN N, Marinez Munoz Y, Vida VL, Leon-Wyss JR, et al
    Subaxillary bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis in an infant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e235-e237.
    PubMed    


  378. PRAGT H, Schoots MH, Accord RE, Arrigoni SC, et al
    A stented bovine pericardial prosthesis in the pulmonary position.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1063-1071.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  379. YOSHIDA S, Toda K, Miyagawa S, Sawa Y, et al
    Computational fluid dynamics visualizes turbulent flow in the aortic root of a patient under continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e205-e207.
    PubMed    


    February 2020
  380. VAN DER WULP K, van Wely MH, Schoon Y, Vart P, et al
    Geriatric assessment in the prediction of delirium and long-term survival after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)30514.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  381. STACHON P, Kaier K, Oettinger V, Bothe W, et al
    Transapical aortic valve replacement versus surgical aortic valve replacement: A subgroup analyses for at-risk populations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)30517.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  382. KIM DJ, Lee S, Lee SH, Youn YN, et al
    The fate of residual aortic regurgitation after ascending aorta replacement in type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 26. pii: S0022-5223(20)30431.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  383. PORTERIE J, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S
    Commentary: Subclinical valve thrombosis: A game-changer issue in transcatheter aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30494.
    PubMed    


  384. SARVANANTHAN S, Barlow CW
    Commentary: Subclinical valve thrombosis-Are all transcatheter aortic valves created equal?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30477.
    PubMed    


  385. JOHNSTON DR, Griffith BP, Puskas JD, Bavaria JE, et al
    Intermediate-term outcomes of aortic valve replacement using a bioprosthesis with a novel tissue.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30474.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  386. CHEN S, Grossi EA
    Commentary: Interventions for mitral regurgitation: The sorting hat expands.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30486.
    PubMed    


  387. CHANCELLOR WZ, Mehaffey JH, Beller JP, Hawkins RB, et al
    Impact of tricuspid regurgitation with and without repair during aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30424.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  388. COTI I, Schukro C, Drevinja F, Haberl T, et al
    Conduction disturbances following surgical aortic valve replacement with a rapid-deployment bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30433.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  389. HEITKEMPER M, Sivakumar S, Hatoum H, Dollery J, et al
    Simple 2-dimensional anatomic model to predict the risk of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30435.
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  390. WOLDENDORP K, Doyle MP, Black D, Ng M, et al
    Subclinical valve thrombosis in transcatheter aortic valve implantation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30434.
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  391. ASHIKHMINA E, Schaff HV, Daly RC, Stulak JM, et al
    Risk factors and progression of systolic anterior motion after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)30195.
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  392. REARDON MJ, Kleiman NS
    Commentary: Pacemaker requirement with rapid-deployment aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30393.
    PubMed    


  393. BACHA E
    Commentary: Aortic valve reconstruction with neocuspidization-A word of caution?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30418.
    PubMed    


  394. DAVID TE
    Commentary: Repair or replace rheumatic mitral valves?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30414.
    PubMed    


  395. FU J, Li Y, Zhang H, Han J, et al
    Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared with replacement for patients with rheumatic heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  396. CHIVASSO P, Bruno VD
    Commentary: Surgical aortic valve bioprostheses are still around and looking good.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30415.
    PubMed    


  397. YUH DD
    Commentary: Missing a beat? Implications of heart block with rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30397.
    PubMed    


  398. GILLINOV M, Burns DJP, Wierup P
    Commentary: Mitral valve repair wins again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30284.
    PubMed    


  399. PACINI D, Murana G
    Commentary: Trends in mitral valve interventions: The good, the bad, and the ugly.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)30280.
    PubMed    


  400. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Choi YH
    Commentary: Progressive aortic valve regurgitation after replacement of the dissected ascending aorta: An unsolved dilemma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)30274.
    PubMed    


  401. IBRAHIM M, Spelde AE, Augoustides JG
    Commentary: Toward a biologic understanding of autograft dilatation in the Ross procedure-creating opportunities to rescue the neoaortic root.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:633-634.
    PubMed    


  402. ECKHAUSER A
    Commentary: Aortic valvuloplasty in children...if you like it then you should've put a ring on it!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e141.
    PubMed    


  403. ABAD C, Urso S, Clavo B
    Commentary: Transcatheter tricuspid valve devices-A word of caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e113-e114.
    PubMed    


  404. CARREL T, Eberle B
    When feasibility does not mean clinical success: Early failure of a percutaneous tricuspid reduction system.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e109-e111.
    PubMed    


    January 2020
  405. LEHTO J, Gunn J, Bjorn R, Malmberg M, et al
    Adverse events and survival with postpericardiotomy syndrome after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)30231.
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  406. ZHOU S, Egorova N, Moskowitz G, Giustino G, et al
    Trends in MitraClip, mitral valve repair, and mitral valve replacement from 2000 to 2016.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30182.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  407. EDELMAN JJ, Meduri CU, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Aortic stenosis in young patients-planning a lifetime of aortic valve disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30093.
    PubMed    


  408. AD N, Gammie JS
    Commentary: Late tricuspid valve insufficiency following mitral valve repair: A marker or a cause for inferior outcome?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30021.
    PubMed    


    December 2019
  409. CHEEMA FH, Loyalka P, Rajagopal K
    Commentary: Treating "functional" tricuspid valve regurgitation-why, when, and how?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)40869.
    PubMed    


  410. IKENO Y, Yokawa K, Yamanaka K, Inoue T, et al
    The fate of aortic root and aortic regurgitation after supracoronary ascending aortic replacement for acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)32365.
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  411. MCCARTHY PM, Szlapka M, Kruse J, Kislitsina ON, et al
    The relationship of atrial fibrillation and tricuspid annular dilation to late tricuspid regurgitation in patients with degenerative mitral repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)37077.
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  412. DAVID TE
    Commentary: Expanding the indications for reimplantation of aortic valve to patients with acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)36110.
    PubMed    


  413. KING G, d'Udekem Y
    Commentary: Moderate atrioventricular valve regurgitation may be too much to bear for a single ventricle.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1649-1651.
    PubMed    


  414. DI BACCO L, Glauber M, Miceli A
    Commentary: Valve sparing in aortic root aneurysms-An old promise or a concrete chance?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1514-1515.
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    November 2019
  415. SOHN SH, Kim KH, Lee Y, Choi JW, et al
    Long-term outcomes of rigid ring versus De Vega annuloplasty for functional tricuspid regurgitation: A propensity score-matching analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)33963.
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  416. LEHMANN S, Jawad K, Dieterlen MT, Hoyer A, et al
    Durability and clinical experience using a bovine pericardial prosthetic aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)33473.
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  417. SHASHIDHARAN S, Chai P
    Commentary: Aortic valve reconstruction and the Ozaki procedure in children-Finding the best fit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33475.
    PubMed    


  418. KONSTANTINOV IE, Ivanov YY
    Commentary: Aortic valve calcification: A new story with a twist?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33467.
    PubMed    


  419. MARISCALCO G, Juvonen T, Biancari F
    Commentary: Age is just an element of the quality of life puzzle following aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33463.
    PubMed    


  420. DE MARTINO A, Bortolotti U
    Commentary: In the pursuit of perfect mitral valve repair: A stitch in time saves nine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33487.
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  421. JAZWIEC T, Malinowski M, Ferguson H, Wodarek J, et al
    Effect of variable annular reduction on functional tricuspid regurgitation and right ventricular dynamics in an ovine model of tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)33119.
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  422. BURNS DJP, Rapetto F, Angelini GD, Benedetto U, et al
    Body mass index and early outcomes following mitral valve surgery for degenerative disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)33118.
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  423. GAMMIE JS
    Commentary: Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene cordal implantation for mitral valve repair: The founder series.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)33115.
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  424. MENNANDER AA
    Commentary: Two clinical solutions and many molecular options for aortic valve stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)33082.
    PubMed    


  425. YUH DD
    Commentary: Closing in on aortic stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)33075.
    PubMed    


  426. PAWALE A, McCarthy PM
    Commentary: Residual mitral regurgitation: The fork in the road.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)33084.
    PubMed    


  427. MENNANDER AA
    Commentary: Reversibility of aortic valve stenosis?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32751.
    PubMed    


  428. CHIKWE J, Trento A
    Commentary: Bias in cardiac surgery trial design.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32749.
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  429. SLAUGHTER MS, Badhwar V, Ising M, Ganzel BL, et al
    Optimum surgical treatment for tricuspid valve infective endocarditis: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons national database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)32516.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  430. SADRI V, Madukauwa-David ID, Yoganathan AP
    In vitro evaluation of a new aortic valved conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)32361.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  431. KLAUTZ RJM, Vriesendorp MD, Dagenais F, Labrousse L, et al
    Antithrombotic therapy and bleeding events after aortic valve replacement with a novel bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)32400.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  432. LOULMET DF, Ranganath NK, Neragi-Miandoab S, Koeckert MS, et al
    Advanced experience allows robotic mitral valve repair in the presence of extensive mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)32405.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  433. KITAHARA H, Edelman JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Technology to make the invisible "visible": Novel optical visualization system for off-pump artificial chordae implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1341-1342.
    PubMed    


  434. KHOO B, Buratto E, Fricke TA, Gelbart B, et al
    Outcomes of surgery for infective endocarditis in children: A 30-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1399-1409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  435. MACHAIDZE Z, Mencattelli M, Arnal G, Price K, et al
    Optically-guided instrument for transapical beating-heart delivery of artificial mitral chordae tendineae.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1332-1340.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  436. ALLEN KB, Chhatriwalla AK, Saxon JT, Cohen DJ, et al
    Bioprosthetic valve fracture: Technical insights from a multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1317-1328.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  437. BLOKZIJL F, Houterman S, van Straten BHM, Daeter E, et al
    The impact of surgical aortic valve replacement on quality of life-a multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)32369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  438. JARRETT MJ, Yao Q, Venardos N, Weyant MJ, et al
    Simvastatin down-regulates osteogenic response in cultured human aortic valve interstitial cells.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)32381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  439. HATOUM H, Lilly S, Maureira P, Crestanello J, et al
    The hemodynamics of transcatheter aortic valves in transcatheter aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32354.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  440. WIGGINS LM, Mimic B, Issitt R, Ilic S, et al
    The utility of aortic valve leaflet reconstruction techniques in children and young adults.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)32356.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  441. YUH DD
    Commentary: Mitral valve re-repair: Rejection of imperfection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)32297.
    PubMed    


  442. BERDAJS DA
    Commentary: Quality of life following aortic valve replacement in era of transcatheter approach: Change of time.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32286.
    PubMed    


  443. ZHOU T, Han D, Liu J, Shi J, et al
    Factors influencing osteogenic differentiation of human aortic valve interstitial cells.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)32255.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  444. IMIELSKI B, Malaisrie SC, Pham DT, Kruse J, et al
    The impact of intraoperative residual mild regurgitation after repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)32244.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  445. EL-ESHMAWI A, Anyanwu A, Boateng P, Pawale A, et al
    Second crossclamp to perfect degenerative mitral valve repair: Decision-making algorithm, safety, and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)32196.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  446. SHIH E, Squiers JJ, Baxter RD, DiMaio JM, et al
    Commentary: Molecular pathogenesis of aortic stenosis: Will the puzzle pieces ever fit together?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32201.
    PubMed    


  447. FROJD V, Folino G, Jeppsson A, Dellgren G, et al
    Mortality after tricuspid valve procedures: A 27-year, single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32212.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  448. EDELMAN JJ, Shults C, Thourani VH
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement valve durability: Good enough for young, low-risk patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)31680.
    PubMed    


  449. PAONE G, Greenbaum AB
    Commentary: Transcatheter aortic valve-in-transcatheter aortic valve replacement-Are we learning more and knowing less?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)32157.
    PubMed    


  450. TAKAYAMA H, Nguyen S, Weiner SD
    Commentary: Watch how the mitral valve is repaired at septal myectomy (and root replacement).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)32160.
    PubMed    


  451. ALDEA GS
    Commentary: Tricuspid valve ring characteristics: Physiologically important, clinically relevant, or too little too late?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)32165.
    PubMed    


  452. RAJAGOPAL K
    Commentary: Preprocedural diagnostic imaging for transcatheter aortic valve implantation-Videri quam esse.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 8. pii: S0022-5223(19)32152.
    PubMed    


  453. ALTSHULER PJ, Atluri P
    Commentary: Aortic replacement for bicuspid aortic valve disease-How much is too much (or too little)?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)32129.
    PubMed    


  454. DAGENAIS F
    Commentary: Open hemi-arch replacement in bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy without arch dilatation? If it's not broken, no need to fix it!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)32116.
    PubMed    


  455. HARLOFF MT, Percy ED, Aranki SF
    Commentary: Reinventing the wheel of mitral valve surgery survival.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)32121.
    PubMed    


  456. BAXTER RD, Squiers JJ, DiMaio JM
    Commentary: Off-pump mitral repair-Augmenting the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e137.
    PubMed    


  457. RAO V
    Commentary: Concomitant valvular intervention at the time of ventricular assist device implant: Too much or not enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1090-1091.
    PubMed    


  458. KALAVROUZIOTIS D, Dagenais F
    Commentary: Concomitant valve surgery during left ventricular assist device implantation is risk free: Is God in the details or is it the devil?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1092-1093.
    PubMed    


  459. DI MAURO M, Foschi M, Tancredi F, Lorusso R, et al
    Commentary: Shall we stop looking for the lord of the ring?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1071-1072.
    PubMed    


  460. BRAATHEN B, Husebye T, Lunde IG, Tonnessen T, et al
    Trifecta has lower gradient and less prosthesis-patient mismatch than Mosaic Ultra in the aortic position: A prospective randomized study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1032-1039.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  461. ALDEA GS
    Commentary: Too small will fail: Reconsidering the present with an eye toward the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1028-1029.
    PubMed    


  462. MEZA JM
    Commentary: Shouldering ever heavier burdens: Aortic root replacement in the context of depressed left ventricular ejection fraction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:994-995.
    PubMed    


  463. SALIZZONI S, Marro M, Vairo A, Grosso Marra W, et al
    Transventricular off-pump anterior mitral leaflet augmentation: First in human.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e133-e135.
    PubMed    


  464. SUGIURA T, Kurihara C, Kawabori M, Critsinelis AC, et al
    Concomitant valve procedures in patients undergoing continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation: A single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1083-1089.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  465. BOJKO M, Eisen H, Vallabhajosyula P
    Reply: Pseudoaneurysm after heart transplantation-Did bicuspid aortopathy contribute?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)31585.
    PubMed    


    September 2019
  466. MALINOWSKI M, Jazwiec T, Quay N, Goehler M, et al
    The influence of tricuspid annuloplasty prostheses on ovine annular geometry and kinematics.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)32061.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  467. KHAN K, Albanese I, Yu B, Shalal Y, et al
    Urotensin II, urotensin-related peptide, and their receptor in aortic valve stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)32013.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  468. STACKHOUSE KA, McCrindle BW, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, et al
    Surgical palliation or primary transplantation for aortic valve atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31909.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  469. GREASON KL, Crestanello JA, King KS, Bagameri G, et al
    Open hemiarch versus clamped ascending aorta replacement for aortopathy during initial bicuspid aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)32012.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  470. DENISET J, Fedak PWM
    Commentary: Cause or consequence? The influence of mitral regurgitation on post-myocardial infarction structural remodeling is better defined using a new rodent model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31934.
    PubMed    


  471. BANDO K
    Commentary: From experience-based surgery towards evidence-based surgery: How can we fill the gap between guidelines and current practice on bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)32024.
    PubMed    


  472. MCKELLAR SH
    Commentary: Can we move beyond aortic size, using real-time analysis of aortic tissue, to more precisely guide therapy for patients with bicuspid aortic valves?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31900.
    PubMed    


  473. CHITWOOD WR JR
    Commentary: When does the early death risk become constant after a mitral valve operation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31871.
    PubMed    


  474. BRUNO VD, Benedetto U
    Commentary: One more option in the conundrum of choice of aortic valve bioprostheses.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31834.
    PubMed    


  475. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Commentary: Two-year outcomes after surgical aortic valve replacement with a new bioprostheses-The data are still good!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31815.
    PubMed    


  476. FRYER ML, Balsam LB
    Commentary: At the heart of the matter-Left atrial volume index in chronic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31812.
    PubMed    


  477. KURLANSKY P
    Commentary: The future of heart valve surgery: Transcutaneous aortic valve replacement and beyond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31822.
    PubMed    


  478. BALACHANDRAN P, Schaff HV, Lahr BD, Nguyen A, et al
    Preoperative left atrial volume index is associated with postoperative outcomes in mitral valve repair for chronic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31777.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  479. FUKUNAGA N, Rao V
    Do not forget late aortic pseudoaneurysm after heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31593.
    PubMed    


  480. DAGENAIS F, Moront MG, Brown WM, Reardon MJ, et al
    Safety, efficacy, and hemodynamic performance of a stented bovine pericardial aortic valve bioprosthesis: Two-year analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31756.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  481. PERCY ED, Aranki SF
    Commentary: Off-pump transapical neochord implantation-An added tension in the operating room.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:756-757.
    PubMed    


  482. STANSFIELD WE
    Commentary: Tissue valves-One more reason to stay on top of your cholesterol.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:744-745.
    PubMed    


  483. ANSELMI A
    Commentary: Right ventricular-tricuspid valve interdependence and the challenges for structural heart valve therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:769-770.
    PubMed    


  484. WILLIAMS JB, Gaca JG
    Commentary: Thank you, sir, may I TAVI another: Procedural problems and postoperative complications in SURTAVI.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:729-730.
    PubMed    


    August 2019
  485. SIKI MA, Habertheuer A, Bavaria JE, Komlo C, et al
    Two different geometric orientations for aortic neoroot creation in bicuspid aortic valve repair with root reimplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)31691.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  486. LISKO J, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement durability-Wouldn't it be nice if we were older?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)31681.
    PubMed    


  487. GRINBERG D, Bruhat A, Cottinet PJ, Le MQ, et al
    Mitral valve repair based on physical characterization of coaptation forces.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31651.
    PubMed    


  488. ONOHARA D, Corporan D, Hernandez-Merlo R, Guyton RA, et al
    Mitral regurgitation worsens cardiac remodeling in ischemic cardiomyopathy in an experimental model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31635.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  489. ANDERSEN ND, Kirmani S, Turek JW
    Commentary: Shunted single-ventricle neonatal ventricular-assist device support: Are we nearing a consensus strategy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e71-e72.
    PubMed    


  490. SORABELLA R, Si MS
    Commentary: Valve-sparing approach to the hypoplastic pulmonary valve in tetralogy of Fallot repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e57-e58.
    PubMed    


  491. CHIKWE J, Parikh PB
    Commentary: Reintervention on failed aortic homografts-Sutureless, suture more, or suture not at all.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:386-387.
    PubMed    


  492. HSIA TY
    Commentary: Screw your (virtual) courage to the sticking-place and cut!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:464-465.
    PubMed    


  493. SAID SM
    Commentary: Unifocalization revision: Patches, patches, and more patches....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:546-547.
    PubMed    


  494. CHIU P, Goldstone AB, Fischbein MP, Woo YJ, et al
    Current evidence for prosthesis selection: What can we really say?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:368-375.
    PubMed    


  495. VILLA CR, Lorts A, Riggs KW, Alten J, et al
    How small can you go? A 2.5-kg infant with pulmonary atresia and coronary atresia bridged to cardiac transplantation with a paracorporeal-continuous flow ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e67-e69.
    PubMed    


  496. MAINWARING RD, Patrick WL, Rosenblatt TR, Ma M, et al
    Surgical results of unifocalization revision.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:534-545.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  497. SCHAFER M, Browne LP, von Alvensleben JC, Mitchell MB, et al
    Ventricular interactions and electromechanical dyssynchrony after Ross and Ross-Konno operations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:509-517.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  498. PHILIP J, Reyes K, Ebraheem M, Gupta D, et al
    Hybrid procedure with pulsatile ventricular assist device for hypoplastic left heart syndrome awaiting transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e59-e61.
    PubMed    


  499. TAKAYAMA H, Yu SN, Sorabella R, Leb J, et al
    Virtual septal myectomy for preoperative planning in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:455-463.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  500. MCCARTHY PM, Davidson CJ, Kruse J, Lerner DJ, et al
    Prevalence of atrial fibrillation before cardiac surgery and factors associated with concomitant ablation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31361.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  501. REECE TB, Aftab M
    Commentary: More is more: Root stabilization for regurgitant aortic valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:24.
    PubMed    


  502. KURLANSKY P
    Commentary: Moving the guidelines for mitral repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:97-98.
    PubMed    


  503. DEANDA A JR, Gilani SA
    Commentary: Looking for support for the MitraClip.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:95-96.
    PubMed    



  504. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:22-23.
    PubMed    


  505. NGUYEN A, Schaff HV, Abel MD, Luis SA, et al
    Improving outcome of valve replacement for carcinoid heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:99-107.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019

  506. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2298-2299.
    PubMed    


  507. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Opening the left ventricular outflow tract in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy requires a nuanced approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2300-2301.
    PubMed    


  508. DI MAURO M, Raffa GM, Foschi M, Calafiore AM, et al
    Commentary: The AVIATOR Registry: The right way to change perspective.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2212-2213.
    PubMed    


  509. SUNDT TM
    Commentary: The devil is in the details.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2214-2215.
    PubMed    


  510. LANGER NB, Takayama H
    Commentary: Thinking outside the (cardiac) box.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e363-e364.
    PubMed    


  511. HAN JJ, Atluri P
    Commentary: When less is more: Is valve repair the optimal intervention for aortic insufficiency at time of ventricular assist device implantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e385-e386.
    PubMed    


  512. HODGES K, Rivas CG, Aguilera J, Borden R, et al
    Surgical management of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in a specialized hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy center.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2289-2299.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  513. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C, Chello M
    Aortic homografts: Should we really lose the opportunity?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e245-e246.
    PubMed    



  514. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1848.
    PubMed    


  515. HALLER C
    Commentary: To see with eyes unclouded.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e297-e298.
    PubMed    


  516. TANG PC, Haft JW, Romano MA, Bitar A, et al
    Cluster analysis of preoperative echocardiographic findings and outcomes following left ventricular device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1851-1860.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  517. WOO YJ, Handy JR Jr, Sade RM
    First in line for robotic surgery: Would you want to know?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1934-1940.
    PubMed    


  518. SURI RM, Javadikasgari H, Heimansohn DA, Weissman NJ, et al
    Prospective US investigational device exemption trial of a sutureless aortic bioprosthesis: One-year outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1773-1782.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  519. NISSEN AP, Nguyen S, Abreu J, Nguyen TC, et al
    The first 5 years: Building a minimally invasive valve program.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1958-1965.
    PubMed    


    April 2019
  520. MAINWARING RD, Hanley FL
    The earth is round!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e207-e208.
    PubMed    


  521. YUH DD
    Commentary: Benign cardiac papillary fibroelastomas: Beware the "divergents".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e129-e130.
    PubMed    


  522. BURNS DJP
    Commentary: Ongoing advancements in the understanding of tricuspid valve dynamics and functional geometry.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1463-1464.
    PubMed    


  523. ANSELMI A, Agnino A
    Commentary: The no longer neglected valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1462.
    PubMed    


  524. EDELMAN JJ, Rogers T, Khan JM, Thourani VH, et al
    Commentary: Limiting paravalvular regurgitation after TAVR: Is better understanding of imaging the solution?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1416-1417.
    PubMed    


  525. BINAY SAFER V, Yilmaz F, Safer U
    Sarcopenia and heart valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e199.
    PubMed    


  526. OHNO N, Hassanabad AF, Fedak PWM
    Minimally invasive cardiac surgery presents challenges for design of randomized clinical trials.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e133-e134.
    PubMed    


  527. WITTEN JC, Hussain ST, Shrestha NK, Gordon SM, et al
    Surgical treatment of right-sided infective endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1418-1427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  528. LOPEZ-RODRIGUEZ FJ, Arnaiz-Garcia ME, Barreiro-Perez M, Gonzalez-Santos JM, et al
    Left atrial to left ventricular valved conduit for a calcified mitral annulus and ascending aorta.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e143-e145.
    PubMed    


    March 2019
  529. BOOTH K, Dark JH
    Commentary: Pseudoaneurysm aortopathy after heart transplantation-A link too far?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30715.
    PubMed    


  530. YEREBAKAN C, Ozturk M, Mota L, Sinha L, et al
    Complete unroofing of the intramural coronary artery for anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: The role of commissural resuspension?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)30537.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  531. BARAC YD, Wolfe W, Glower DD
    Redo mitral surgery without transcatheter options: A case of 7 consecutive mitral operations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e129.
    PubMed    


  532. FRASER CD 3RD, Liu RH, Zhou X, Patel ND, et al
    Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in children: Outcomes from 100 consecutive cases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1100-1109.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  533. MALLIOS DN, Bowdish ME, Starnes VA
    The ring of fire: Nuances in the surgical management of mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:570-571.
    PubMed    


  534. KOBSA S, Takayama H
    MAC: "Mitral annular calcification" or a "modern approach to concept learning" in surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:568-569.
    PubMed    


  535. STAMOU SC, Nores M
    Management of severe mitral annular calcification: "Cutting the Gordian knot".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:567.
    PubMed    


  536. BEDEIR K, Kaneko T, Aranki S
    Current and evolving strategies in the management of severe mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:555-566.
    PubMed    


  537. WOODS RK, Hraska V
    Double-orifice (DO) repair of Ebstein tricuspid valve: Just DO it!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e51.
    PubMed    


  538. DENTEL JN, Walters HL 3rd
    A coronary and a cusp.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:712-713.
    PubMed    


  539. HEUTS S, Kawczynski M, Olsthoorn JR, Sardari Nia P, et al
    Late rupture of transapically beating heart implanted neochords.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e27-e29.
    PubMed    


  540. REECE TB
    Appropriate use: Neither restrictive nor a guideline.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:572.
    PubMed    


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    January 2019
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    October 2018
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    November 2017
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    September 2017
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