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    December 2018
  1. FURUKAWA N, Gummert JF, Borgermann J
    Tailored approach for severe aortic stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:2139.
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  2. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement and surgical aortic valve replacement: Both excellent therapies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:2135-2137.
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  3. SANTARPINO G, Specchia L, Melone M, Gregorini R, et al
    Aortic valve therapies: Different approaches and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:2135.
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    November 2018
  4. DREYFUS GD, Dulguerov F, Marcacci C, Haley SR, et al
    "Respect when you can, resect when you should": A realistic approach to posterior leaflet mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1856-1866.
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  5. SANTARPINO G, Specchia L, Lombardi L
    Aortic valve implantation or replacement: Which procedure is more cost-effective?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1851.
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    October 2018
  6. DI BACCO L, Miceli A
    A thorough understanding of the mitral apparatus will improve the results of mitral valve repair: Part 2.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32848.
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  7. HUYGENS SA, Etnel JRG, Hanif M, Bekkers JA, et al
    Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement in elderly patients: Meta-analysis and microsimulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)32794.
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  8. GRINBERG D, Cottinet PJ, Thivolet S, Audigier D, et al
    Measuring chordae tension during transapical neochordae implantation: Toward understanding objective consequences of mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)32780.
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  9. EDELMAN JJ, Khan JM, Thourani VH
    A glimpse into the future for transcatheter mitral valve replacement in mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 14. pii: S0022-5223(18)32642.
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  10. MELNITCHOUK S, Vlahakes GJ
    Echocardiography for ischemic mitral regurgitation: It is time to advance the imaging standards.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)32593.
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  11. ABAD C, Urso S, Clavo B
    Combined surgery of mitral valve and atrial fibrillation. A demonstrated better alternative.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)32602.
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  12. BOTHE W, Timek TA, Tibayan FA, Walther M, et al
    Characterization of 3-dimensional papillary muscle displacement in in vivo ovine models of ischemic/functional mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)32577.
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  13. BURNS DJP
    Moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation: Which cases benefit most from isolated coronary artery bypass?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(18)32582.
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  14. CHOE G, Tibayan FA
    Have mitral valve simulators made it to reality?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(18)32570.
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  15. SERBAN R, Redwood S, Prendergast B, Rajani R, et al
    Real-time image integration for transcatheter mitral valve replacement in mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)32531.
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  16. BOZINOVSKI J
    Cautious optimism and tempered enthusiasm for a more thorough, tailored intervention in ischemic moderate mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1501-1502.
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  17. MEHTA CK, McCarthy PM, Andrei AC, Kruse J, et al
    De novo atrial fibrillation after mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1515-1525.
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    September 2018
  18. HAMURO M, Setozaki S, Enomoto S, Ikai A, et al
    Perforation of tricuspid pouch after tricuspid ring annuloplasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)32511.
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  19. SARDARI NIA P, Daemen JHT, Maessen JG
    Development of a high-fidelity minimally invasive mitral valve surgery simulator.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)32513.
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  20. MA W, Shi W, Wu W, Ye W, et al
    Elevated gradient after mitral valve repair: The effect of surgical technique and relevance of postoperative atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)32470.
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  21. HEUTS S, Al Khoury F, Sardari Nia P
    Lighthearted: Pneumopericardium after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)32500.
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  22. SHAH S, Alashi A, Pettersson GB, Rodriguez LL, et al
    Characteristics and longer-term outcomes of paravalvular leak after aortic and mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)32491.
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  23. POLLARI F, Dell'Aquila AM, Sohn C, Marianowicz J, et al
    Risk factors for paravalvular leak after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)32479.
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  24. SENAGE T, Gillaizeau F, Le Tourneau T, Marie B, et al
    Structural valve deterioration of biosprosthetic aortic valves: An underestimated complication.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32480.
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  25. HANNAN EL, Samadashvili Z, Smith CR, Lahey SJ, et al
    Mitral valve repair versus replacement for patients with preserved left ventricular function without heart failure symptoms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32485.
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  26. SUWALSKI P, Kowalewski M, Jasinski M, Staromlynski J, et al
    Survival after surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation in mitral valve surgery: Analysis from the Polish National Registry of Cardiac Surgery Procedures (KROK).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)32321.
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  27. JAVA AP, Greason KL, Dispenzieri A, Grogan M, et al
    Cardiac amyloidosis in aortic stenosis-icebergs and Archimedes' principle.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:966-967.
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  28. SCULLY PR, Moon JC, Treibel TA
    Cardiac amyloidosis in aortic stenosis: The tip of the iceberg.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:965-966.
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  29. ATTARAN S, Thourani VH
    Sixteen years later and the debate for transcatheter aortic valve replacement or surgical aortic valve replacement remains controversial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1015-1016.
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  30. CHAI PJ
    Shedding more light on the use of mechanical aortic valve replacement in patients with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)32293.
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    August 2018
  31. PORTERIE J, Mayeur N, Lhermusier T, Dumonteil N, et al
    Aortic and innominate routes for transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)32278.
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  32. GILLINOV M, Wierup P, Mick S
    A bad trade: Mitral regurgitation for mitral stenosis and atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)32281.
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  33. DOENST T
    The art of mitral valve repair: Recreating nature or learning from it?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)32259.
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  34. GLOWER DD
    Pulling strings on the mitral valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)32089.
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  35. STERNIK L
    Never forget to consider atrial fibrillation ablation during mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)32079.
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  36. FORMICA F, Singh G, D'Alessandro S
    Transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation: A route to be protected and not neglected.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)32082.
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  37. PRICE J
    Replicating the success of mitral valve repair in the aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)32062.
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  38. MAVROUDIS C
    Technology to assess aortic valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)32063.
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  39. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Compare apples with apples to call a spade a spade: Improving transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes nationally.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)32054.
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  40. BORGER MA, Fedak PWM, Stephens EH, Gleason TG, et al
    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery consensus guidelines on bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy: Full online-only version.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:e41-e74.
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  41. MCCARTHY FH, Desai ND
    The best treatments for aortic stenosis at the highest patient value-cost, contribution margin, and readmission.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:607.
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  42. BORGER MA, Fedak PWM, Stephens EH, Gleason TG, et al
    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery consensus guidelines on bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy: Executive summary.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:473-480.
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    July 2018
  43. KIVINIEMI T, Lehto J, Nissinen M, Nieminen T, et al
    Performance of CHA2DS2-VASc score for stroke prediction after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)32030.
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  44. HENN MC, Zajarias A, Quader N, Sintek M, et al
    Observed to expected 30-day mortality as a benchmark for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)32031.
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  45. HAN JJ, Atluri P
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Can we get through the turbulence?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32011.
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  46. SCHAFERS HJ
    Bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy: One size fits all?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0022-5223(18)31798.
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  47. ROBERTS HG, Rankin JS, Wei LM, Cook CC, et al
    Respectful resection to enhance the armamentarium of mitral valve repair: Is less really more?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0022-5223(18)31848.
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  48. SCHERMAN J, Manganyi R, Human P, Pennel T, et al
    Isolated mechanical aortic valve replacement in rheumatic patients in a low- to middle-income country.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0022-5223(18)31836.
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  49. SADEQUE SA, Barlow CW
    Posterior leaflet mitral valve prolapse: One repair does not fit all.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0022-5223(18)31850.
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  50. BRAVERMAN AC
    Aortic replacement for bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy: When and why?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)31757.
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    June 2018
  51. BOLLACHE E, Guzzardi DG, Sattari S, Olsen KE, et al
    Aortic valve-mediated wall shear stress is heterogeneous and predicts regional aortic elastic fiber thinning in bicuspid aortic valve-associated aortopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)31531.
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  52. HATOUM H, Dollery J, Lilly SM, Crestanello J, et al
    Impact of patient-specific morphologies on sinus flow stasis in transcatheter aortic valve replacement: An in vitro study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)31521.
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  53. MICHLER RE
    Surgical management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting remains controversial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31485.
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  54. RUGE H, Herold U, Lange R
    Stent-graft treatment of an ascending aortic false aneurysm after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31489.
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  55. CHEN CW, Atluri P
    Robotic mitral valve surgery: Additive benefits without additive cost.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31477.
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  56. NAIR SK, Sudarshan CD, Thorpe BS, Singh J, et al
    Mini-Stern Trial: A randomized trial comparing mini-sternotomy to full median sternotomy for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31482.
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  57. HATOUM H, Yousefi A, Lilly S, Maureira P, et al
    An in vitro evaluation of turbulence after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)31464.
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  58. SANTARPINO G, Gregorini R
    "Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for everyone": Yes, of course, but how much is that?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2425.
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  59. MCCARTHY FH, Desai ND
    Long-term outcomes will determine the cost-effective approach to aortic valve disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2425-2426.
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    May 2018
  60. ANTUNES MJ
    Mitral valve repair versus replacement for infective endocarditis. What is better in the "real world"?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31429.
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  61. ANTUNES MJ
    Is allograft aortic valve replacement still an option? When, which, where?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31430.
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  62. XUAN Y, Dvir D, Wang Z, Mizoguchi T, et al
    Stent and leaflet stresses in 26-mm, third-generation, balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31268.
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  63. FURUKAWA N, Kuss O, Emmel E, Scholtz S, et al
    Minimally invasive versus transapical versus transfemoral aortic valve implantation: A one-to-one-to-one propensity score-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)31243.
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  64. CRESTANELLO JA
    When should we assess tricuspid regurgitation severity? Preoperatively, while the patient is awake.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31236.
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    April 2018
  65. KOTH AM, Kwiatkowski DM, Lim TR, Bauser-Heaton H, et al
    Association of dead space ventilation and prolonged ventilation after repair of tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(18)31227.
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  66. COOK CC, Salman M, Wei LM, Roberts HG, et al
    Balancing risk versus reward in isolated repair of severe tricuspid regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)31206.
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  67. KIM HJ, Kim JB
    "All-inclusive" guidelines on bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)31044.
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  68. CRESTANELLO JA
    "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated": The appraisal of apicoaortic conduit in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)31045.
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  69. LEE HA, Cheng YT, Wu VC, Chou AH, et al
    Nationwide cohort study of mitral valve repair versus replacement for infective endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)31051.
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  70. HAN JJ, Atluri P
    The invisible hands conducting minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)31041.
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  71. NAPPI F, Nenna A, Petitti T, Spadaccio C, et al
    Long-term outcome of cryopreserved allograft for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31020.
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  72. HUSAIN SA
    Cause versus effect? Tricuspid valve replacement in the management of a failing Fontan circulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31026.
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  73. GIRARDI LN
    Bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy: "Knowledge is Good".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31031.
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  74. IKENO Y, Tanaka H, Okita Y
    Intraoperative aortic root pressure study for quantitative assessment of aortic regurgitation during valve-sparing root replacement: A preliminary report.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)31021.
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  75. KUMAR SR
    Collateral benefit in pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 16. pii: S0022-5223(18)31004.
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  76. MANTINI C, Caulo M, Marinelli D, Chiacchiaretta P, et al
    Aortic valve bypass surgery in severe aortic valve stenosis: Insights from cardiac and brain magnetic resonance imaging.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30981.
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  77. BOZINOVSKI J
    To redo, or not redo, that is the question: The hazard from redo mitral valve replacement in patients considering transmitral valve-in-valve procedures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30971.
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  78. COYAN G, Wei LM, Althouse A, Roberts HG, et al
    Robotic mitral valve operations by experienced surgeons are cost-neutral and durable at 1 year.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30938.
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  79. MAINWARING RD, Patrick WL, Roth SJ, Kamra K, et al
    Surgical algorithm and results for repair of pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collaterals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30946.
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  80. PACINI D, Murana G, Di Marco L
    Is wall stress like Wall Street when it comes to speculating on bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valve aneurysm?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30961.
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  81. NAKASU A, Greason KL, Nkomo VT, Eleid MF, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve insertion in patients with hostile ascending aorta calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)30908.
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  82. ARMOIRY X, Obadia JF, Pascal L, Polazzi S, et al
    Comparison of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve implantation in high-risk patients: A nationwide study in France.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)30729.
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  83. EJIOFOR JI, Hirji SA, Ramirez-Del Val F, Norman AV, et al
    Outcomes of repeat mitral valve replacement in patients with prior mitral surgery: A benchmark for transcatheter approaches.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)30909.
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  84. SIEVERS HH
    Advanced imaging unveils aortic valve secrets: What is next, theoretic biology?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)30907.
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  85. COLLI A, Gerosa G, Bartus K, Tarantini G, et al
    Transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement with a self-expanding bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30877.
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  86. JAVADIKASGARI H, Mihaljevic T, Suri RM, Svensson LG, et al
    Simple versus complex degenerative mitral valve disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30896.
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  87. SAID SM
    Accessory mitral valve tissue: What lies beneath.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30899.
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  88. NAWAYTOU O, Mastrobuoni S, de Kerchove L, Baert J, et al
    Deep circumferential annuloplasty as an adjunct to repair regurgitant bicuspid aortic valves with a dilated annulus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30891.
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  89. TAKAMATSU M, Hirotani T, Ohtsubo S, Takeuchi S, et al
    Tricuspid valve repair: Chordae transposition of the entire posterior leaflet for extensive anterior leaflet prolapse.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)30883.
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  90. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH, Kessel SM, Dahl JJ, et al
    Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery is associated with excellent resource utilization, cost, and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)30889.
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  91. PERRIER SL, Zhu MZL, Weintraub RG, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Tricuspid valve replacement in failing Fontan circulation with severe ventricular dysfunction: The road not taken?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)30878.
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  92. LAGUNA G, Blanco M, Carrascal Y
    Subaortic stenosis by accessory mitral tissue: Failure of embryonic positioning?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)30876.
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  93. SAKATA T, Mogi K, Sakurai M, Nomura A, et al
    Effect of tricuspid annuloplasty concomitant with left heart surgery on right heart geometry and function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)30882.
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  94. MAXIMUS S, Milliken JC, Danielsen B, Shemin R, et al
    Implementation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in California: Influence on aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1447-1456.
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    March 2018
  95. BARKER AJ, Markl M, Fedak PWM
    Assessing wall stresses in bicuspid aortic valve-associated aortopathy: Forecasting the perfect storm?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)30873.
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  96. MICHELENA HI
    Bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy in the era of fake news: A clinician's perspective on the truth.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)30856.
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  97. YUH DD
    Pump the brakes: Getting ahead of ourselves with concomitant tricuspid annuloplasty?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)30842.
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  98. 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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  99. YE J
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for isolated aortic regurgitation is coming!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30817.
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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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    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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    February 2018
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    Replacement of bicuspid aortic valve with sutureless bioprosthesis: A word of caution here.
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  110. D'AMBRA MN
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  113. CARRIER M, Bouchard D
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  114. KIM J, Lee JW
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  117. CICEK S
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  122. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Transcatheter mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral annular calcification: Pushing the limits to the sky.
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  123. WIGGINS LM, Kumar SR
    The root cause of anxiety during reoperative aortic valve surgery.
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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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  126. YOSHIDA S, Toda K, Sawa Y
    Is individualized mitral valve repair in the future?
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    January 2018
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    December 2017
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    Severe tricuspid or mitral regurgitation in inoperable patients with aortic stenosis. Can we leave them alone?
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  149. TAKSLER GB
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  150. 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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  152. HOCUM STONE LL, Kelly RF
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  156. ACCOLA KD
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  158. 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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  160. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Wahlers T
    Anterior leaflet splitting during transcatheter mitral valve replacement: Killing two birds with one stone?
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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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    Concomitant aortic valve replacement with orthotopic heart transplantation.
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  170. 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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  173. BARNHART GR, Chitwood WR, Grossi EA
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  174. FISCHLEIN T, Santarpino G
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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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  176. GILLINOV M, Soltesz EG
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  177. 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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  178. 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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  180. ANYANWU AC, Adams DH
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  181. CONTI VR, DeAnda A Jr
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  182. ROGERS T, Thourani VH
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  183. SHEMIN RJ
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  184. DI GIAMMARCO G, Marinelli D
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    July 2017
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    May 2017
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  226. MESSE SR, Furie KL
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  227. OUZOUNIAN M, Mazine A, David TE
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  230. COUTINHO GF, Leite F, Antunes MJ
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  231. ARAKAWA M, Hashimoto K, Okamura H
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  234. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Angona RE
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  235. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
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  237. LABIN JE, Haque N, Sinn LA, Schuessler RB, et al
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  245. GREASON KL
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  249. DAYAN V, Pibarot P
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  252. AL-ATASSI T, Thourani VH
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    February 2017
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  271. CICEK MS
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  272. 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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  273. ANTUNES MJ
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  274. SCHAFERS HJ
    Aortic annuloplasty: The panacea of valve-preserving aortic replacement?
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  277. HUSSAIN ST, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB
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    October 2016
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    June 2016

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