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


    April 2020
  2. 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


  3. 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    


  4. 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    


  5. 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    


  6. 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    


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


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


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


  10. 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    



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


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


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


  14. 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


  15. 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


  16. 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
  17. 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    


  18. 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    


  19. 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


  20. 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    


  21. 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    


  22. 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    


  23. 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


  24. 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    


  25. 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    


  26. 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    


  27. 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


  28. 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


  35. 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    


  36. 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    


  37. 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


  38. 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    


  39. 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


  40. 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
  41. 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


  42. 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


  43. 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


  44. 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    


  45. 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    


  46. 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


  47. 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    


  48. 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


  49. 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


  50. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. 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    


  54. 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    


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


  56. 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


  57. 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    


  58. 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    


  59. 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    


  60. 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    


  61. 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    


    January 2020
  62. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. 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


  64. 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    


  65. 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
  66. 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    


  67. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. 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    


  70. 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    


  71. 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.
    PubMed    


    November 2019
  72. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. 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    


  75. 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    


  76. 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    


  77. 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.
    PubMed    


  78. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. 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.
    PubMed    


  81. 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    


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


  83. 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    


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


  85. 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


  86. 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


  87. 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


  88. 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


  89. 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    


  90. 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


  91. 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


  92. 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
  93. 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


  94. 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


  95. 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


  96. 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


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


  98. 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    


  99. 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


  100. 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


  101. 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


  102. 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    


  103. 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


  104. 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    


  105. 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    


  106. 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    


  107. 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    


  108. 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    


  109. 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    


  110. 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    


  111. 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    


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


  113. 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    


  114. 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    


  115. 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    


  116. 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


  117. 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    


  118. 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    


  119. 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    


  120. 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


    September 2019
  121. 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


  122. 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


  123. 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


  124. 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


  125. 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    


  126. 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    


  127. 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    


  128. 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    


  129. 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    


  130. 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    


  131. 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    


  132. 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    


  133. 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


  134. 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


  135. 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    


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


  137. 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    


  138. 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
  139. 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


  140. 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    


  141. 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    


  142. 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


  143. SVYSTONYUK DA, Fedak PWM
    Commentary: Blame the sculptors for the heart of stone-Uncovering cellular mechanisms of aortic valve calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)31614.
    PubMed    


  144. EDELMAN JJ, Kitahara H, Thourani VH
    Commentary: In the management of aortic stenosis volume is not enough.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)31601.
    PubMed    


  145. 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    


  146. 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    


  147. 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    


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


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


  150. 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    


  151. 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    


  152. 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


  153. 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


  154. 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    


  155. 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
  156. KAVARANA MN
    Commentary: The hourglass tricuspid valve annuloplasty during a Norwood procedure-Bridging the gap.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31485.
    PubMed    


  157. MORI M, Yousef S, Pichert M, Vinholo TF, et al
    Elevated risk of death persists beyond 30 days after mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31482.
    PubMed    


  158. CLARK JB
    Commentary: Management of late pulmonary regurgitation: Moving from certain palliation toward potential cure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31505.
    PubMed    


  159. BACKER CL
    Commentary: Innovation in pediatrics: Aortic valve ring.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31508.
    PubMed    


  160. KANNO K, Ikai A, Murata M, Sakamoto K, et al
    The interannular bridge: A new technique for the management of tricuspid regurgitation in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31399.
    PubMed    


  161. XU M, Song L, Tao L, Xiao H, et al
    Surgical repair of a quadricuspid aortic valve associated with a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31404.
    PubMed    


  162. SHEMIN RJ
    Commentary: del Nido versus blood cardioplegia for aortic valve replacement: The choice is yours. Proceed with caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31408.
    PubMed    


  163. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB
    Commentary: Bicuspid aortic valve geometry-A tale of two valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31383.
    PubMed    


  164. BOTTA L, Murana G, Leone A, Di Marco L, et al
    Commentary: Achieving geometrical symmetry in bicuspid aortic valve repair: Expert hands make the difference.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31398.
    PubMed    


  165. GILLINOV M, Wierup P
    Rings and things: Choices in mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31179.
    PubMed    


  166. MULLAN CW, Pichert MD, Geirsson A
    Effects of blood transfusions on transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31182.
    PubMed    


  167. WOLSKY RM, Rankin JS, Meza JM, Hughes GC, et al
    Geometric ring annuloplasty for bicuspid aortic valve repair in a child.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)31340.
    PubMed    


  168. MA W, Zhu D, Zhang W
    Tightrope walkers in mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31180.
    PubMed    


  169. BUGAN B, Cekirdekci EI, Cekirdekci A
    Is the size criterion for surgery decision of ascending aortic aneurysm changed? Left shift of the aortic diameter.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31157.
    PubMed    


  170. OSMAN M, Parizkova B, Barker A, Nashef SAM, et al
    Mitral valve replacement through left atrial appendage 28 years after right pneumonectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31366.
    PubMed    


  171. STANSFIELD WE
    Commentary: Why bother? The case for understanding interstitial cells in the aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 8. pii: S0022-5223(19)31343.
    PubMed    


  172. PACINI D, Murana G
    "Sensitivity" and "specificity" reduction of blood transfusion after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is that all that matters?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)31181.
    PubMed    


  173. ROCHA RV, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Do we need to block beta-blockers in aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)31193.
    PubMed    


  174. MAZZEFFI MA, Evans CF
    beta-Blockers in aortic valve surgery: Beta safe than sorry?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)31163.
    PubMed    


  175. FERKET BS, Thourani VH, Voisine P, Hohmann SF, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafting plus mitral valve repair versus coronary artery bypass grafting alone for moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)31332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  176. OUZOUNIAN M, Feindel CM, Manlhiot C, David C, et al
    Valve-sparing root replacement in patients with bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1-9.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


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


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



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


  181. 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
  182. SANETRA K, Gerber W, Shrestha R, Domaradzki W, et al
    The del Nido versus cold blood cardioplegia in aortic valve replacement: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31321.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  183. CONTI V, Levy G
    Beta or worse: More work needed to determine benefit or harm in aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)31127.
    PubMed    


  184. KIM NY, Choi JB
    Small rings and edge-to-edge technique elevate transmitral gradients in mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)31155.
    PubMed    


  185. MASTROBUONI S, de Kerchove L, El Khoury G
    Commentary: A symmetrical bicuspid aortic valve is not just 180 degrees .
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31203.
    PubMed    


  186. TAM DY, Rocha RV, Wijeysundera HC, Austin PC, et al
    Surgical valve selection in the era of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  187. GILLINOV M, Soltesz EG
    Commentary: Atrial fibrillation after aortic valve replacement: Predict, prevent, protect.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31198.
    PubMed    


  188. GREASON KL, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, Lowry AM, et al
    Inter- and intrasite variability of mortality and stroke for sites performing both surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic valve stenosis in intermediate-risk patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31209.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  189. SAITTO G, Castelvecchio S, Arcidiacono C, Menicanti L, et al
    Surgical ventricular restoration and mitral valve replacement in a pediatric patient with complex congenital heart disease and malignant ventricular arrhythmias.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)31034.
    PubMed    


  190. WANG Y, Xiao X, Zhou T, Han D, et al
    Novel mechanisms for osteogenic differentiation of human aortic valve interstitial cells.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)31153.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  191. NAKATSU T, Minakata K, Tanaka S, Minatoya K, et al
    Intermediate-term outcomes of aortic valve replacement with bioprosthetic or mechanical valves in patients on hemodialysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2177-2186.
    PubMed     Abstract available



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


  193. 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    


  194. 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    


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


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


  197. 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    


  198. 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
  199. NCHO BE, Pierce EL, Bloodworth CH 4th, Imai A, et al
    Optimized mitral annuloplasty ring design reduces loading in the posterior annulus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)31149.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  200. BRUNO VD
    Commentary: Another step in the journey toward the "perfect" mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)31128.
    PubMed    


  201. URBANSKI PP
    Repair of bicuspid aortic valve: Simple and effective achievement of symmetric valve orientation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)31133.
    PubMed    


  202. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Mitral valvuloplasty rings: Do they make the difference?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)31122.
    PubMed    


  203. KITAHARA H, Edelman JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: From 2-dimensional to 3-dimensional-Tailor-made transcatheter aortic valve replacement to minimize complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31102.
    PubMed    


  204. KRISHNASWAMY A, Kapadia SR, Suri R
    Commentary: Avoiding danger-Addressing the specter of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31101.
    PubMed    


  205. BADHWAR V, Alkhouli M, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, et al
    Surgical and transcatheter therapy for secondary mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30956.
    PubMed    


  206. CHANG WT, Ho CH, Chang CL, Cheng BC, et al
    Influence of warfarin on cardiac and cerebrovascular events following bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A nationwide cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31036.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  207. HEITKEMPER M, Hatoum H, Azimian A, Yeats B, et al
    Modeling risk of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31030.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  208. AXTELL AL, Moonsamy P, Melnitchouk S, Tolis G, et al
    Preoperative predictors of new-onset prolonged atrial fibrillation after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  209. PACINI D, Murana G
    Commentary: Are worse clinical outcomes (after transcatheter aortic valve replacement) associated with red blood cell transfusion? The chicken or the egg dilemma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31003.
    PubMed    


  210. KOYAMA Y, Tsujimoto S, Yamamoto M
    Calcified amorphous tumor in the aortic valve identified by computed tomography.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31033.
    PubMed    


  211. D'ONOFRIO A, Salizzoni S, Filippini C, Tessari C, et al
    Surgical aortic valve replacement with new-generation bioprostheses: Sutureless versus rapid-deployment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30977.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  212. PAWALE A, Itagaki S, Parikh A, Pinney SP, et al
    Mitral valve repair for severe mitral valve regurgitation during left ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1841-1848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  213. BOUMA W, Gorman RC
    Commentary: Three-dimensional P3 tethering angle at the heart of future surgical decision making in ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1806-1807.
    PubMed    


  214. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C, Chello M
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  215. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1848.
    PubMed    


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


  217. TANG PC, Haft JW, Romano MA, Bitar A, et al
    Cluster analysis of preoperative echocardiographic findings and outcomes following left ventricular device implantation.
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  218. 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.
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  219. SURI RM, Javadikasgari H, Heimansohn DA, Weissman NJ, et al
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    The first 5 years: Building a minimally invasive valve program.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1958-1965.
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    April 2019
  221. CONTI VR
    Commentary: Can coronary artery fistulae be an indication for transarterial aortic valve replacement over surgical aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30952.
    PubMed    


  222. ALDEA GS
    Pathoanatomic considerations for ischemic mitral regurgitation: Highlighting the importance of anatomic and physiologic asymmetry.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30780.
    PubMed    


  223. NAPPI F, Santana O, Mihos CG
    Geometric distortion of the mitral valve apparatus in ischemic mitral regurgitation: Should we really forfeit the opportunity for a complete repair?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30753.
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  224. FOLINO G, Bernardinello V, Carrozzini M, Bejko J, et al
    Transfemoral aortic valve replacement as a solution in aortic valve stenosis and coronary artery fistulas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30920.
    PubMed    


  225. KITAHARA H, Edelman JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Blood transfusions in transcatheter aortic valve replacement-Less is more.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)30887.
    PubMed    


  226. CHEN SW, Lee HA, Chien-Chia Wu V
    Minimizing the gap between expectations and reality of mitral valve repair in infective endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)30678.
    PubMed    


  227. TANG PC, Haft JW, Romano MA, Bitar A, et al
    Right ventricular function and residual mitral regurgitation after left ventricular assist device implantation determines the incidence of right heart failure.
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    Left ventricular ejection hemodynamics before and after relief of outflow tract obstruction in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and valvular aortic stenosis.
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  229. CHIKWE J
    Commentary: Aortic valve reoperation: "You are probably not going to have one".
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  231. HAGE A, Hage F, Chu MWA
    Cardiac surgery residency and transcatheter aortic valve replacement: "What happened to my aortic valve replacement?"
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)30737.
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  232. NAPPI F, Attias D, Avtaar Singh SS, Prot V, et al
    Finite element analysis applied to the transcatheter mitral valve therapy: Studying the present, imagining the future.
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  233. SAID SM
    Mitral valve bypass: Another extra-anatomic solution for another tiger territory?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e147-e148.
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  234. KIM WK, Kim HJ, Kim JB, Jung SH, et al
    Concomitant ablation of atrial fibrillation in rheumatic mitral valve surgery.
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  235. WEISS AJ, Anyanwu AC
    Commentary: Goals of surgical therapy in tricuspid valve endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1430-1431.
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  236. MAINWARING RD, Hanley FL
    The earth is round!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e207-e208.
    PubMed    


  237. YUH DD
    Commentary: Benign cardiac papillary fibroelastomas: Beware the "divergents".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e129-e130.
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  238. BURNS DJP
    Commentary: Ongoing advancements in the understanding of tricuspid valve dynamics and functional geometry.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1463-1464.
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  239. ANSELMI A, Agnino A
    Commentary: The no longer neglected valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1462.
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  240. EDELMAN JJ, Rogers T, Khan JM, Thourani VH, et al
    Commentary: Limiting paravalvular regurgitation after TAVR: Is better understanding of imaging the solution?
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  241. BINAY SAFER V, Yilmaz F, Safer U
    Sarcopenia and heart valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e199.
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  242. OHNO N, Hassanabad AF, Fedak PWM
    Minimally invasive cardiac surgery presents challenges for design of randomized clinical trials.
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  243. WITTEN JC, Hussain ST, Shrestha NK, Gordon SM, et al
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    Left atrial to left ventricular valved conduit for a calcified mitral annulus and ascending aorta.
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    March 2019
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    Trends and outcomes of red blood cell transfusion in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the United States.
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  246. 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.
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  247. ACCOLA KD
    Commentary: Functional or secondary mitral valve regurgitation: Pathoanatomy versus etiology... changing paradigms and treatment strategies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30696.
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    Mitral valve repair versus replacement for infective endocarditis, again.
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  250. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C
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    Delayed aneurysmal complication of bicuspid aortic valve disease after heart transplantation.
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  252. BRUNO VD, Zakkar M
    Commentary: Aortic valve sparing procedure: Is this the future of aortic root surgery?
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  253. MESHER AL, Reece TB
    Commentary: When does aortic valve repair become a root replacement?
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    Complete unroofing of the intramural coronary artery for anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: The role of commissural resuspension?
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    Redo mitral surgery without transcatheter options: A case of 7 consecutive mitral operations.
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    February 2019
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    Fracturing surgical valves to improve hemodynamics in transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve replacement: Insanity or ingenuity?
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  259. RODRIGUEZ-CAULO EA
    More evidence favoring bioprostheses for patients older than 55 years in aortic valve replacement.
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    Aortic valve repair with valve-sparing root replacement for asymmetric quadricuspid aortic valve and conversion into symmetric tricuspid valve.
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    Lightning striking twice: Redo mitral valve replacement due to recurrent cardiac sarcoma using partial autotransplantation technique.
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    Aortic valve neocuspidization: Oversized shoes for children?
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  269. BOZINOVSKI J
    Left atrial size as an indication for surgery in moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation.
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  270. VURAL KM
    More decision-making criteria for moderate chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation.
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  271. MALLIOS DN, Bowdish ME, Starnes VA
    The ring of fire: Nuances in the surgical management of mitral annular calcification.
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  272. KOBSA S, Takayama H
    MAC: "Mitral annular calcification" or a "modern approach to concept learning" in surgery.
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    Management of severe mitral annular calcification: "Cutting the Gordian knot".
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  274. BEDEIR K, Kaneko T, Aranki S
    Current and evolving strategies in the management of severe mitral annular calcification.
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  275. WOODS RK, Hraska V
    Double-orifice (DO) repair of Ebstein tricuspid valve: Just DO it!
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  276. DENTEL JN, Walters HL 3rd
    A coronary and a cusp.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:712-713.
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    Late rupture of transapically beating heart implanted neochords.
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  278. REECE TB
    Appropriate use: Neither restrictive nor a guideline.
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  279. DELMO WALTER EM, Javier MFDM, Hetzer R
    The first known use of the double-orifice valve technique for Ebstein anomaly, performed 30 years ago.
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    January 2019
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    Commentary: Reassessing efficacy of treatment strategies for secondary mitral regurgitation-Combining pathoanatomic and pathophysiologic perspectives.
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    Commentary: Repair for ischemic mitral valve regurgitation: Does the type of ring matter?
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  287. HEINISCH PP, Carrel T
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    Do annuloplasty rings designed to treat ischemic/functional mitral regurgitation alter left-ventricular dimensions in the acutely ischemic ovine heart?
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  289. ANTUNES MJ
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    Biatrial maze procedure versus pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation during mitral valve surgery: New analytical approaches and end points.
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    An intraoperative test device for aortic valve repair.
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  294. SMEDIRA NG
    Alcohol: Keep it moderate.
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  295. HUI DS, Lee R
    Surgical results for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: More than an institutional niche.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:316-317.
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  296. BACHA E
    A one-way street no more?
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  297. MISFELD M, Borger MA
    The Ross procedure: Time to reevaluate the guidelines.
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    Excellent results up to 20 years with the Ross operation, albeit with some sobering.
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    March 2018
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    Assessing wall stresses in bicuspid aortic valve-associated aortopathy: Forecasting the perfect storm?
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    Bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy in the era of fake news: A clinician's perspective on the truth.
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    Pump the brakes: Getting ahead of ourselves with concomitant tricuspid annuloplasty?
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  432. MELBY SJ
    Roll up your sleeves, roll up your retractor, and repair the mitral valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)30816.
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  433. YE J
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for isolated aortic regurgitation is coming!
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    Aortic to right ventricular shunt for pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum and bilateral coronary ostial atresia.
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  436. MANIAR HS, Moon MR
    Appropriate use criteria for aortic stenosis: Guidelines or opinion?
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    The aortic root does not dilate over time after replacement of the aortic valve and ascending aorta in patients with bicuspid or tricuspid aortic valves.
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    Induced pluripotent stem cells with NOTCH1 gene mutation show impaired differentiation into smooth muscle and endothelial cells: Implications for bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy.
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    February 2018
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  447. CARRIER M, Bouchard D
    Rapid-deployment bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement; There is a flag on the field!
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  448. KIM J, Lee JW
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  456. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Transcatheter mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral annular calcification: Pushing the limits to the sky.
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  457. WIGGINS LM, Kumar SR
    The root cause of anxiety during reoperative aortic valve surgery.
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    Patients with anomalous aortic origin of the coronary artery remain at risk after surgical repair.
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    A cost-utility analysis of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement for the treatment of aortic stenosis in the population with intermediate surgical risk.
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  460. PADALA M
    Patient-specific computational biomechanical modeling to guide mitral valve repair strategy: Practicality and value?
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    Is individualized mitral valve repair in the future?
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  463. MAZINE A, Verma S, Yanagawa B
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  466. DAVID TE, David CM, Manlhiot C
    Tricuspid annulus diameter does not predict the development of tricuspid regurgitation after mitral valve repair for mitral regurgitation due to degenerative diseases.
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  467. BOZINOVSKI J
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement in combined procedures: Check whether there is room for the new guy before inviting them.
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    January 2018
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  470. POULIN A, Bernier M, Rodes-Cabau J, Doyle D, et al
    Subacute mitral valve dysfunction after transcatheter aortic and mitral valve replacements.
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  471. GIRARDI LN
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    December 2017
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    Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera infection associated with heater-cooler units after aortic valve surgery without endocarditis.
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    Aortic valve replacement in patients with amyloidosis.
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    Survival and reoperation pattern after 20 years of experience with aortic valve-sparing root replacement in patients with tricuspid and bicuspid valves.
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    Fixing nature's mistakes on the aortic valve: Will the normal form ensure normal function in the long term?
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  484. TAKSLER GB
    Evaluating the best approach to treatment of aortic stenosis: The jury is still out.
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  485. SPEIR AM
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    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and the evolution of clinical research in cardiothoracic surgery.
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  487. HOCUM STONE LL, Kelly RF
    Remodeling the mitral valve: An outside-in strategy.
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  491. ACCOLA KD
    The Edwards Intuity Elite valve: Not to repeal nor replace, but rather additive to surgical aortic valve replacement options.
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  493. HUSSAIN ST, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB
    Allografts remain a cornerstone of surgical treatment of invasive and destructive aortic valve infective endocarditis: Surgeon and technique do matter!
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    November 2017
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  495. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Wahlers T
    Anterior leaflet splitting during transcatheter mitral valve replacement: Killing two birds with one stone?
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    Predictors of survival in octogenarians after mitral valve surgery for degenerative disease: The Mitral Surgery in Octogenarians study.
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    Tighten your belt or lose your pants? Not if it is tailored to the patient-annuloplasty during remodeling.
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    Perioperative evaluation of regional aortic wall shear stress patterns in patients undergoing aortic valve and/or proximal thoracic aortic replacement.
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    Application of polymer-mesh device to remodel left ventricular-mitral valve apparatus in ischemic mitral regurgitation.
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    Concomitant aortic valve replacement with orthotopic heart transplantation.
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  506. ROGERS T, Thourani VH
    Is there still a role for balloon dilatation before transcatheter aortic valve replacement-or, indeed, for transaortic access?
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  509. BARNHART GR, Chitwood WR, Grossi EA
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    October 2017
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    Not "Z" end of the story: Do Z scores help to guide surgical decisions about the ascending aorta in patients with bicuspid aortic valve?
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  512. GILLINOV M, Soltesz EG
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  513. YUN TJ
    Valve-sparing repair to alleviate pulmonary regurgitation may lead to as much right ventricular dilatation as a transannular patch: A catch-22?
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  514. ANSELMI A, Verhoye JP
    The pathway toward the success of a new transcatheter aortic valve replacement device: A surgeon's adventure.
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    September 2017
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    Mitral valve surgery in the US Veterans Administration health system: 10-year outcomes and trends.
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    Another case of underprovision of mitral valve repair surgery: Lessons from the Veterans Affairs health system.
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  518. ROGERS T, Thourani VH
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  519. SHEMIN RJ
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  520. DI GIAMMARCO G, Marinelli D
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    The tip of the iceberg: Evaluating the mechanism behind dehiscence of mitral annuloplasty rings.
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    PubMed    


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    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and transcatheter aortic valve insertion.
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    A prospective randomized trial of the cut-and-sew Maze procedure in patients undergoing surgery for rheumatic mitral valve disease.
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    Which ischemic mitral valves should be repaired and how? Time will tell.
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    August 2017
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    Chimney technique for aortic valve-on-valve replacement.
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    July 2017
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    Rapid-deployment aortic valves: Do the data support a tipping point?
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    Should the risk of a permanent pacemaker be considered when choosing a procedure for aortic stenosis?
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    Transaortic mitral valve surgery: Going down the rabbit hole again.
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    Should annuloplasty prosthesis be selected dependent on the location of prolapse in mitral valve repair for type II dysfunction?
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    June 2017
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    Novel, nonresectional mitral valve repair-another tool in the mitral surgeon's armamentarium.
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  553. JONES JA
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    Transapical and transaortic transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Still part of the game and at what cost?
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    May 2017
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    Do apples equal oranges in access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement?
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  562. LORUSSO R, Gelsomino S
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  563. MESSE SR, Furie KL
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  564. OUZOUNIAN M, Mazine A, David TE
    The Ross procedure is the best operation to treat aortic stenosis in young and middle-aged adults.
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  566. CHOO SJ
    Expanding the applications of transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Wave of the future, or not so fast?
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  567. COUTINHO GF, Leite F, Antunes MJ
    Circumflex artery injury during mitral valve repair: Not well known, perhaps not so infrequent-lessons learned from a 6-case experience.
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  568. ARAKAWA M, Hashimoto K, Okamura H
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  570. BLANCO M, Laguna G, Carrascal Y
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  571. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Angona RE
    Arresting pulmonary atresia intact ventricular septum...only if you have to.
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  572. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Transprosthetic leak after biological aortic valve replacement: There's a hole in the valve!
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    The Cox-Maze IV procedure for atrial fibrillation is equally efficacious in patients with rheumatic and degenerative mitral valve disease.
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  576. ANTUNES MJ
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    April 2017
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    Fate of remnant sinuses of Valsalva in patients with bicuspid and trileaflet valves undergoing aortic valve, ascending aorta, and aortic arch replacement.
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  580. SUNDT TM
    Bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy is not cancer.
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    Technique for myocardial protection in pulmonary atresia intact ventricular septum.
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  586. DAYAN V, Pibarot P
    Aortic valve replacement in low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis: Left ventricular ejection fraction matters.
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  587. CHARLES EJ, Kron IL
    Data, not dogma, for ischemic mitral regurgitation.
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  588. KIRKLIN JK
    The regurgitant bicuspid aortic valve: Recalibrating our surgical strategies.
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  589. AL-ATASSI T, Thourani VH
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  590. BENEDETTO U, Sousa-Uva M
    Apples, orange, and pears. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in intermediate risk patients has borne fruit.
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    March 2017
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    Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation using the J-Valve system: A 1-year follow-up study.
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    Aortic sinus flow stasis likely in valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
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    Echocardiographic visualization and quantification of mitral complex during mitral repair for severe functional mitral regurgitation.
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    Mitral valve surgery and coronary artery bypass grafting for moderate-to-severe ischemic mitral regurgitation: Meta-analysis of clinical and echocardiographic outcomes.
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  595. SWINKELS BM, de Mol BA, Kelder JC, Vermeulen FE, et al
    New-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation after aortic valve replacement: Effect on long-term survival.
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    Outcome of isolated aortic valve replacement in patients with classic and paradoxical low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis.
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  597. MURASHITA T, Badhwar V
    In search of the smoking gun in calcific aortic valve disease.
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    February 2017
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    Measuring and mitigating stroke in transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Long roads to the easy answers.
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    Feasibility of intraoperative water testing in aortic valve repair: Direct visualization from left ventricle with a videoscope.
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    Aortic shear stress in patients with bicuspid aortic valve with stenosis and insufficiency.
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    Tricuspid valve repair and pulmonary valve replacement in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
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    Effect of transcatheter aortic valve size and position on valve-in-valve hemodynamics: An in vitro study.
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    Half-turned truncal switch operation for single coronary in a patient with transposition of the great artery and pulmonary stenosis.
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    Indexed left atrial size predicts all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in patients undergoing aortic valve surgery.
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  607. DI MAURO M, Weltert LP, Prapas S, Calafiore AM, et al
    Finite element analysis for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: More than a seer reading the future!
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  608. CICEK MS
    Altered hemodynamics in bicuspid aortic valve disease: Leaning more toward nurture!
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  609. TRETTER JT, Redington AN
    To repair or not to repair: Who should undergo tricuspid valve repair at the time of pulmonary valve replacement in previously repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
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  610. ANTUNES MJ
    Early failure of transcatheter aortic valves: A timely warning!
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  611. SCHAFERS HJ
    Aortic annuloplasty: The panacea of valve-preserving aortic replacement?
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    Simplified mitral valve repair in pediatric patients with connective tissue disorders.
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  613. KIRKLIN JK
    Aortic valve homografts: Experiential atrophy spawns evolution of standards.
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  614. HUSSAIN ST, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB
    Challenging allograft use for aortic valve infective endocarditis: Is it the allograft or the surgeon?
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  615. STOCK S, Scharfschwerdt M, Meyer-Saraei R, Richardt D, et al
    In vitro coronary flow after transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation: A comparison of 2 valves.
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    January 2017
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    December 2016
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    PubMed    


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    Aortic valve replacement via right anterior thoracotomy with sutureless valves: The way to go!
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    November 2016
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  638. SWINGEN C, Hocum Stone L, Kelly RF
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    Avoiding coronary obstruction after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is it the skirt or what's inside that counts?
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    PubMed    


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  642. TIMEK TA
    Sub or snub: Is subvalvular repair worthwhile in severe ischemic mitral regurgitation?
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  643. BANDO K
    Does type of prosthesis affect long-term outcomes after aortic valve replacement for infective endocarditis? How should we properly answer this question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 3. pii: S0022-5223(16)31437.
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    October 2016
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    Sutureless aortic valves: A game changer, or niche tool in an expanding toolbox?
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    PubMed    


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    To be followed ... A comparison of minimally invasive and standard aortic valve replacement.
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    Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis following surgical aortic valve replacement: Did we all miss it?
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    September 2016
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    Corrective surgery for a patient with a giant right pulmonary artery developing 40 years after a Waterston-Cooley shunt for pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect.
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    PubMed    


  652. MYERS PO
    Preserving the V-engine shape of the left ventricle with Melody mitral valve replacement in small children.
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    PubMed    


  653. CRESTANELLO JA
    Intraoperative endocardial ultrasonography: Improving safety in mitral valve surgery.
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    August 2016
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    Wrinkles, folds and calcifications: Reduced durability after transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve replacement.
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    PubMed    


  660. CHAI PJ
    Evaluating the stented bovine jugular vein graft valve (Melody) for mitral valve replacement: New echocardiographic criteria to evaluate novel techniques.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)31064.
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  661. TWEDDELL JS
    Why doesn't the flow study work better for pulmonary atresia, ventricular septal defect, and major aortopulmonary collaterals?
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    PubMed    


    June 2016

  662. Discussion.
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  663. Discussion.
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  665. Discussion.
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