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    June 2018
  1. 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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  2. 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
  3. 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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  4. 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
  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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
  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. SAKURAI H, Sakurai T, Ohashi N, Nishikawa H, et al
    Aortic to right ventricular shunt for pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum and bilateral coronary ostial atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30826.
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  41. YUH DD
    What lies beneath (the mitral annulus): The geometric implications of restrictive annuloplasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30821.
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  42. MANIAR HS, Moon MR
    Appropriate use criteria for aortic stenosis: Guidelines or opinion?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30777.
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  43. HUI SK, Fan CS, Christie S, Feindel CM, et al
    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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30775.
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  44. JIAO J, Tian W, Qiu P, Norton EL, et al
    Induced pluripotent stem cells with NOTCH1 gene mutation show impaired differentiation into smooth muscle and endothelial cells: Implications for bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30714.
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  45. URBANSKI PP, Lakew F, Dinstak W, Heinz N, et al
    Bentall procedure after previous aortic valve or complete root replacement: Usefulness of self-assembled aortic valve conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30716.
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  46. KASSEM S, Ricciardi G, Salvi L, Alimento M, et al
    Late left ventricular rupture as a complication of NeoChord implantation for mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30696.
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  47. XUAN Y, Wang Z, Liu R, Haraldsson H, et al
    Wall stress on ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms with bicuspid compared with tricuspid aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30625.
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  48. BALSAM LB
    The genetics of bicuspid aortic valve disease: Shall we take it down a NOTCH?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30590.
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    February 2018
  49. CARRIER M
    Replacement of bicuspid aortic valve with sutureless bioprosthesis: A word of caution here.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)30582.
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  50. D'AMBRA MN
    Rapid deployment aortic valve replacement devices: Too many unanswered questions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)30584.
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  51. BARAN C, Durdu MS, Gumus F, Cakici M, et al
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement with concomitant valvular surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)30407.
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  52. TUDORACHE I, Haverich A
    Enhanced exposure of subvalvular structures during mitral valve repair with a novel flexible and reusable leaflets retractor.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30401.
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  53. CARRIER M, Bouchard D
    Rapid-deployment bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement; There is a flag on the field!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30294.
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  54. KIM J, Lee JW
    Aortic valve: To buy or not to buy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30394.
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  55. OZAKI S, Kawase I, Yamashita H, Uchida S, et al
    Midterm outcomes after aortic valve neocuspidization with glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 15. pii: S0022-5223(18)30371.
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  56. COLLI A, Besola L, Bizzotto E, Peruzzo P, et al
    Edge-to-edge mitral valve repair with transapical neochord implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30356.
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  57. CICEK S
    Cardiac amyloidosis and aortic stenosis: Great masquerader back again!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30352.
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  58. EISHI K, Miura T, Matsumaru I, Tanigawa K, et al
    Spiral suspension, a novel repair technique for severe functional tricuspid regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30358.
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  59. LIU H, Yang Y, Wang W, Zhu D, et al
    Transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic regurgitation with a second-generation heart valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30367.
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  60. SOHN SH, Jang MJ, Hwang HY, Kim KH, et al
    Rapid deployment or sutureless versus conventional bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30364.
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  61. CHIARIELLO GA, Villa E, Messina A, Troise G, et al
    Dislocation of a sutureless prosthesis after type I bicuspid aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30336.
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  62. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Transcatheter mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral annular calcification: Pushing the limits to the sky.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30290.
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  63. WIGGINS LM, Kumar SR
    The root cause of anxiety during reoperative aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30287.
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  64. TAM DY, Hughes A, Fremes SE, Youn S, et al
    A cost-utility analysis of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement for the treatment of aortic stenosis in the population with intermediate surgical risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30073.
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  65. PADALA M
    Patient-specific computational biomechanical modeling to guide mitral valve repair strategy: Practicality and value?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:606-607.
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  66. YOSHIDA S, Toda K, Sawa Y
    Is individualized mitral valve repair in the future?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:605-606.
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  67. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C, Mihos CG, Fraldi M, et al
    Euler's elastica-based biomechanical assessment for neochordal insertion in the treatment of degenerative mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:603-605.
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  68. MAZINE A, Verma S, Yanagawa B
    Mitral valve repair with resection versus neochordae: A call for high-quality evidence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:601-602.
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  69. YOUNG C, Laufer G, Kocher A, Solinas M, et al
    One-year outcomes after rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:575-585.
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  70. ANTUNES MJ
    The variability of the mitral valve anatomy and terminology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30250.
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  71. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30266.
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  72. BOZINOVSKI J
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement in combined procedures: Check whether there is room for the new guy before inviting them.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30252.
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    January 2018
  73. LITTLE SH, Popma JJ, Kleiman NS, Deeb GM, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with severe mitral or tricuspid regurgitation at extreme risk for surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)30067.
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  74. OCHIAI T, Yoon SH, Sharma R, Chakravarty T, et al
    Recurrent severe aortic stenosis after transfemoral transcatheter valve-in-valve-in-valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30042.
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  75. POULIN A, Bernier M, Rodes-Cabau J, Doyle D, et al
    Subacute mitral valve dysfunction after transcatheter aortic and mitral valve replacements.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30037.
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  76. GIRARDI LN
    Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and the bicuspid aortic valve: The details matter.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)30020.
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  77. YUH DD
    Redefining tricuspid valve anatomy: Acknowledging the "forgotten valve".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30005.
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  78. SON KH, Park KY, Choi CH
    Obesity as a confounding factor in a study evaluating the role of M1 polarization in aortic valve calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:76.
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  79. PARACHURI VR, Adhyapak SM
    Topographic mapping of regional contractile injury in ischemic mitral regurgitation: Are regional shape deformation indices answer enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:231-232.
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    December 2017
  80. CRESTANELLO JA
    Severe tricuspid or mitral regurgitation in inoperable patients with aortic stenosis. Can we leave them alone?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(17)33046.
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  81. ASADI T, Mullin K, Roselli E, Johnston D, et al
    Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera infection associated with heater-cooler units after aortic valve surgery without endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0022-5223(17)33001.
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  82. URBANSKI PP, Jankulovski A, Doldurov K, Zhan X, et al
    Reconstructive aortic valve surgery in the elderly: Techniques and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)32896.
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  83. KAWADA N, Naganuma H, Muramatsu K, Ishibashi-Ueda H, et al
    Redefinition of tricuspid valve structures for successful ring annuloplasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)32891.
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  84. SARAN N, Said SM, Schaff HV, Maltais S, et al
    Outcome of tricuspid valve surgery in the presence of permanent pacemaker.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)32886.
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  85. JAVA AP, Greason KL, Dispenzieri A, Grogan M, et al
    Aortic valve replacement in patients with amyloidosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)32895.
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  86. KAINUMA S, Funatsu T, Kondoh H, Yokota T, et al
    Beneficial effects of restrictive annuloplasty on subvalvular geometry in patients with functional mitral regurgitation and advanced cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 18. pii: S0022-5223(17)32852.
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  87. KLOTZ S, Stock S, Sievers HH, Diwoky M, et al
    Survival and reoperation pattern after 20 years of experience with aortic valve-sparing root replacement in patients with tricuspid and bicuspid valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)32847.
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  88. GAUDINO M, Lau C
    Fixing nature's mistakes on the aortic valve: Will the normal form ensure normal function in the long term?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(17)32839.
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  89. TAKSLER GB
    Evaluating the best approach to treatment of aortic stenosis: The jury is still out.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(17)32806.
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  90. SPEIR AM
    Reconstructive aortic valve surgery in the elderly: Another example of better being the enemy of good?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32800.
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  91. GAUDINO M
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and the evolution of clinical research in cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32822.
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  92. HOCUM STONE LL, Kelly RF
    Remodeling the mitral valve: An outside-in strategy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32823.
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  93. ZAFAR MA, Li Y, Rizzo JA, Charilaou P, et al
    Height alone, rather than body surface area, suffices for risk estimation in ascending aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 6. pii: S0022-5223(17)32769.
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  94. KESAVUORI R, Raivio P, Jokinen JJ, Sahlman A, et al
    Early experience with robotic mitral valve repair with intra-aortic occlusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)32410.
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  95. KUNIHARA T, Arimura S, Sata F, Giebels C, et al
    Aortic annulus does not dilate over time after aortic root remodeling with or without annuloplasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)32404.
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  96. ACCOLA KD
    The Edwards Intuity Elite valve: Not to repeal nor replace, but rather additive to surgical aortic valve replacement options.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1903.
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  97. BOOTH K, Clark S
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement: Progress for the sake of progress?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1902-1903.
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  98. 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!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1900-1901.
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    November 2017
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    Anterior leaflet splitting during transcatheter mitral valve replacement: Killing two birds with one stone?
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    October 2017
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  116. GILLINOV M, Soltesz EG
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  117. YUN TJ
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  118. ANSELMI A, Verhoye JP
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    September 2017
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  123. SHEMIN RJ
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    July 2017
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    May 2017
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  166. MESSE SR, Furie KL
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  170. 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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  171. ARAKAWA M, Hashimoto K, Okamura H
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  174. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Angona RE
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  297. BOUHOUT I, Mazine A, Ghoneim A, Millan X, et al
    Long-term results after surgical treatment of paravalvular leak in the aortic and mitral position.
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    April 2016
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    Quadricuspid mitral valve: Of clefts, scallops, and indentations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 29. pii: S0022-5223(16)30274.
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  299. TESTA L, Latib A, Montone RA, Bedogni F, et al
    Transcatheter mitral valve regurgitation treatment: State of the art and a glimpse to the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 29. pii: S0022-5223(16)30263.
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  300. ANDERSON RH
    How many leaflets in the mitral valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)30264.
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  301. CHITWOOD WR JR
    Ode to the mitral valve: "The times are a changin'".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 19. pii: S0022-5223(16)30121.
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  302. SURI RM, Minha S, Alli O, Waksman R, et al
    Learning curves for transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the PARTNER-I trial: Technical performance, success, and safety.
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  303. HIRATZKA LF, Creager MA, Isselbacher EM, Svensson LG, et al
    Surgery for aortic dilatation in patients with bicuspid aortic valves: A statement of clarification from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:959-66.
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  304. MCCARTHY PM
    A new approach: Ischemic mitral regurgitation guidelines by and for surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:957-8.
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  305. KRON IL, Acker MA, Adams DH, Ailawadi G, et al
    2015 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Consensus Guidelines: Ischemic mitral valve regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:940-56.
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  306. BLOSSIER JD, Bouchard D, Michler RE, Perrault LP, et al
    Identifying patients who benefit from restrictive annuloplasty in ischemic mitral regurgitation: An elusive yet essential quest! Toward a patient-tailored approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:906-8.
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  307. BADHWAR V, Thourani VH, Ailawadi G, Mack M, et al
    Transcatheter mitral valve therapy: The event horizon.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 1. pii: S0022-5223(16)30023.
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  308. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1039-42.
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  309. IKONOMIDIS JS
    Surgery for bicuspid valve aortopathy clarified--for now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:967-8.
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  310. SAKO EY
    Will the leaking stop?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1043.
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  311. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1022-3.
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    March 2016
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    Late durability of decellularized allografts for aortic valve replacement: A word of caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(16)30024.
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  313. GLEASON TG, Schindler JT, Adams DH, Reardon MJ, et al
    The risk and extent of neurologic events are equivalent for high-risk patients treated with transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00433.
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  314. DAVID TE
    Mitral valve repair: Is the cheese factory moving?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(16)00399.
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  315. PAKNIKAR R, Friedman J, Cron D, Deeb GM, et al
    Psoas muscle size as a frailty measure for open and transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:745-51.
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  316. YILDIRIM V, Ozkan G, Doganci S
    Cardioprotective effect of propofol cannot be extrapolated from the placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:891.
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  317. HALLER C, Coles JG
    The missing piece of the puzzle?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e53-4.
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  318. DECAMPLI WM
    Tetralogy of Fallot and the rubber heart model: Does the rubber meet the road?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:695-6.
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  319. TANG D, Yang C, del Nido PJ, Zuo H, et al
    Mechanical stress is associated with right ventricular response to pulmonary valve replacement in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:687-94.
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  320. MOSCA RS
    Pulmonary valve replacement after repair of tetralogy of Fallot: Evolving strategies.
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  321. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:750-1.
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  322. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:822-3.
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  323. HIRATZKA LF, O'Keefe KL
    Mom or Dad.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:752-3.
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  324. GROCOTT HP
    Delirium after aortic replacement: A transvalvular approach is no panacea.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:823-4.
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  325. MASHARI A, Mahmood F
    Fixed versus dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction: Res ipsa loquitur.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:885-6.
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  326. MEHAFFEY JH, Kron IL
    How much is enough to warrant prophylactic tricuspid repair?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:796-7.
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  327. PICCARDO A, Blossier JD, Le Guyader A, Orsel I, et al
    Fate of aortic bioprostheses: An 18-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:754-61.
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  328. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:741-2.
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  329. DE VARENNES B, Lachapelle K, Cecere R, Szczepkowski I, et al
    North American single-center experience with a sutureless aortic bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:735-42.
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  330. GLEASON TG
    The sutureless valve redux: Innovation or hype?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:743-4.
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    February 2016
  331. SURI RM, Dearani JA, Mihaljevic T, Chitwood WR Jr, et al
    Mitral valve repair using robotic technology: Safe, effective, and durable.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(16)00292.
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  332. OGAWA T, Onoe M, Moriwaki S, Shioji K, et al
    Aortic valve replacement with a 17-mm mechanical prosthesis in octogenarian or older patients.
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  333. YANG B, DeBenedictus C, Watt T, Farley S, et al
    The impact of concomitant pulmonary hypertension on early and late outcomes following surgery for mitral stenosis.
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  334. TSAMIS A, Phillippi JA, Koch RG, Chan PG, et al
    Extracellular matrix fiber microarchitecture is region-specific in bicuspid aortic valve-associated ascending aortopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(16)00238.
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  335. RAANANI E
    Can the art of mitral valve repair become completely standardized?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00199.
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  336. PIERCE EL, Gentile J, Siefert AW, Gorman RC, et al
    Real-time recording of annuloplasty suture dehiscence reveals a potential mechanism for dehiscence cascade.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00208.
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  337. HAN J, Takeda K, Takayama H, Kurlansky PA, et al
    Durability and clinical impact of tricuspid valve procedures in patients receiving a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:520-527.
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  338. NISHIMURA RA, Schaff HV
    Septal myectomy for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A new paradigm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:303-4.
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  339. DEWEY T, Whitman G
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:585-6.
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  340. HAFT JW
    Going the distance with success: An attempted argument that less is not always more.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:528-9.
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  341. VASSILEVA CM
    Minimally invasive mitral repair: The cost is the same, but what is the price?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:389-90.
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  342. WELKE KF
    How much will the data allow us to know?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:466-7.
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    January 2016
  343. KIM JB, Ejiofor JI, Yammine M, Camuso JM, et al
    Are homografts superior to conventional prosthetic valves in the setting of infective endocarditis involving the aortic valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(16)00171.
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  344. FISCHLEIN T, Meuris B, Hakim-Meibodi K, Misfeld M, et al
    The sutureless aortic valve at 1 year: A large multicenter cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)00174.
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  345. ENTER DH, Zaki A, Duncan BF, Kruse J, et al
    A contemporary analysis of pulmonary hypertension in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery: Is this a risk factor?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)00173.
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  346. ANYANWU AC, Itagaki S, Chikwe J, El-Eshmawi A, et al
    A complexity scoring system for degenerative mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)00176.
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  347. WAHLERS TC, Haverich A, Borger MA, Shrestha M, et al
    Early outcomes after isolated aortic valve replacement with rapid deployment aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(16)00042.
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  348. MELBY SJ
    Searching for minimally invasive aortic valve surgery that can compete with a transcatheter approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 14. pii: S0022-5223(16)00031.
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  349. FORCILLO J, Bouchard D, Nguyen A, Perrault L, et al
    Perioperative outcomes with sutureless versus stented biological aortic valves in elderly persons.
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  350. D'ONOFRIO A, Salizzoni S, Rubino AS, Besola L, et al
    The rise of new technologies for aortic valve stenosis: A comparison of sutureless and transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
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  351. STERNIK L
    Warfarin or aspirin after mitral valve repair: Why work harder?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(16)00005.
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  352. WINTERS A, Forcillo J, Thourani VH
    Robotic transcatheter aortic valve replacement with magnetic resonance imaging is feasible in animal models, but is it feasible in patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(16)00010.
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  353. PAPARELLA D, Di Mauro M, Worms KB, Bolotin G, et al
    Antiplatelet versus oral anticoagulant therapy as antithrombotic prophylaxis after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 5. pii: S0022-5223(15)02530.
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  354. GEISBUSCH S, Griepp RB
    Growth and rupture risk of small-to-moderate size ascending aortic aneurysms: A prospective study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:278-9.
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  355. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Chiuzan C, Han J, et al
    Concomitant aortic valve repair with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices: Results and implications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:201-210.
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  356. BERNAL JM, Mestres CA
    Mitral valve gradient after repair of degenerative regurgitation with restrictive annuloplasty: A conundrum of knowledge.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:110-1.
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  357. JOUAN J, Mele A, Florens E, Chatellier G, et al
    Conduction disorders after tricuspid annuloplasty with mitral valve surgery: Implications for earlier tricuspid intervention.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:99-103.
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  358. DOTY JR
    Just try the experiment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e3-4.
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  359. PAL JD, Mokadam NA
    Balancing our biases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:211-2.
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  360. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:210.
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  361. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:95-6.
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  362. JAQUISS RD
    Ventricular assistant in restrictive cardiomyopathy: Making the right connection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e15-6.
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  363. DE PAULIS R, Chirichilli I, Scaffa R, Weltert L, et al
    Long-term results of the valve reimplantation technique using a graft with sinuses.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:112-9.
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    December 2015
  364. TIMEK TA
    Son of SAM: Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction with coexistent mitral stenosis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 22. pii: S0022-5223(15)02527.
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  365. MASRI A, Kalahasti V, Alkharabsheh S, Svensson LG, et al
    Characteristics and long-term outcomes of contemporary patients with bicuspid aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(15)02513.
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  366. DOENST T, Schulze PC
    The "minimalist approach" for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Should we land at an airport without a fire department?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 15. pii: S0022-5223(15)02394.
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  367. BASMADJIAN L, Basmadjian AJ, Stevens LM, Mongeon FP, et al
    Early results of extra-aortic annuloplasty ring implantation on aortic annular dimensions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02402.
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  368. CONTE J
    Magnetic resonance imaging is the future of transcatheter aortic valve replacement implantation ... and always will be.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02379.
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  369. KIRKLIN JK
    Challenging homografts as the holy grail for aortic valve endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02392.
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  370. TSAI FC, Chang GJ, Hsu YJ, Lin YM, et al
    Proinflammatory gene expression in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery and maze ablation for atrial fibrillation.
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  371. SCHUBERT SA, Yarboro LT, Madala S, Ayunipudi K, et al
    Natural history of coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement.
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  372. RODRIGUEZ M, Ruel M
    Enhanced freedom from prosthesis-patient mismatch with transcatheter aortic valve replacement: More to aortic regurgitation than meets the eye?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 10. pii: S0022-5223(15)02357.
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  373. MILLER JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, et al
    Robot-assisted real-time magnetic resonance image-guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  374. HONG J, Schaff HV, Ommen SR, Abel MD, et al
    Mitral stenosis and hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: An unusual combination.
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  375. CASTELVECCHIO S, Parolari A, Menicanti L
    Ischemic mitral regurgitation: Repair the valve, reshape the ventricle, or both?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1666.
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  376. ACKER MA, Dagenais F, Goldstein D, Kron IL, et al
    Severe ischemic mitral regurgitation: Repair or replace?
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  377. CONRADI L, Silaschi M, Seiffert M, Lubos E, et al
    Transcatheter valve-in-valve therapy using 6 different devices in 4 anatomic positions: Clinical outcomes and technical considerations.
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  378. CHAMBERS DJ
    "Propofol cardioplegia" and myocardial protection: What's in a name!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1620-1.
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  379. ROGERS CA, Bryan AJ, Nash R, Suleiman MS, et al
    Propofol cardioplegia: A single-center, placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial.
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  380. WILDER TJ, McCrindle BW, Phillips AB, Blackstone EH, et al
    Survival and right ventricular performance for matched children after stage-1 Norwood: Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery conduit.
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    November 2015
  381. EVIN M, Guivier-Curien C, Rieu R, Rodes-Cabau J, et al
    Mitral valve-in-valve hemodynamic performance: An in vitro study.
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  382. STEFFEN V, Marsch G, Burgwitz K, Kuehn C, et al
    Resistance to infection of long-term cryopreserved human aortic valve allografts.
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  383. MILLER JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, et al
    Real-time magnetic resonance imaging-guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  384. GREASON KL, Pochettino A, Sandhu GS, King KS, et al
    Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve insertion-related intraoperative morbidity: Implications of the minimalist approach.
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  385. MANIAR HS, Lindman BR, Escallier K, Avidan M, et al
    Delirium after surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement is associated with increased mortality.
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  386. FORCILLO J, Babaliaros V, Thourani VH
    A very elegant transcatheter strategy for complicated mitral valve replacement associated with severe mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 10. pii: S0022-5223(15)02213.
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  387. JAVADIKASGARI H, Roselli EE, Gillinov AM, Suri RM, et al
    Durability of internally stented pericardial aortic valves: Prosthesis size matters.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 9. pii: S0022-5223(15)02190.
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  388. ARSALAN M, Squiers JJ, Walther T
    Preimplantation valvuloplasty in transcatheter aortic valve replacement: To BAV or not to BAV?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1118-9.
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  389. PROTOPAPAS AD
    Elastin deficiency in Williams syndrome may explain postoperative major adverse cardiac events.
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  390. HORNIK CP, Collins RT 2nd, Jaquiss RD, Jacobs JP, et al
    Combining clinical databases with genetic studies to help advance the causation model of congenital heart disease.
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    October 2015
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    Clinical and hemodynamic influences of prophylactic tricuspid annuloplasty in mechanical mitral valve replacement.
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  392. CHAN V, Ruel M
    The many challenges of interpreting recurrent moderate mitral regurgitation after MitraClip percutaneous mitral valve repair: What does it mean?
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  393. CRESTANELLO JA
    Living longer and breathing better: Should we do transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients who have severe chronic lung disease?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)02150.
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  394. HONG JH, Schaff HV, Nishimura RA
    Fixed versus dynamic subaortic stenosis: Hemodynamics and resulting differences in Doppler echocardiography and aortic pressure contour.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)02145.
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  395. ZORN GL 3RD, Little SH, Tadros P, Deeb GM, et al
    Prosthesis-patient mismatch in high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis: A randomized trial of a self-expanding prosthesis.
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  396. HENN MC, Zajarias A, Lindman BR, Greenberg JW, et al
    Preoperative pulmonary function tests predict mortality after surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 27. pii: S0022-5223(15)02130.
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  397. PRICE J, Magruder JT, Young A, Grimm JC, et al
    Long-term outcomes of aortic root operations for Marfan syndrome: A comparison of Bentall versus aortic valve-sparing procedures.
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  398. LEE R, Fukuhara S, George I, Borger MA, et al
    Mitral valve replacement with a transcatheter valve in the setting of severe mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 23. pii: S0022-5223(15)02103.
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  399. MARUYAMA R, Yamada A, Sugiyama T, Ujihira K, et al
    Mitral valve repair for endocarditis can be performed 3 days after repair of a bleeding mycotic brain aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(15)01983.
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  400. GLAUBER M, Miceli A
    Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement with sutureless valve is the appropriate treatment option for high-risk patients and the "real alternative" to transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 19. pii: S0022-5223(15)01987.
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  401. MESTRES CA, Suri RM
    Pacemaker risk associated with prophylactic tricuspid annuloplasty: Balancing beneficence and nonmaleficence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 14. pii: S0022-5223(15)01969.
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  402. WOO YJ, Goldstone AB
    The contemporary evolution of mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(15)01958.
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  403. AL-RADI OO
    Options for aortic valve replacement in children and young adults: "Okay, doctor, but which one do you think I should choose?"
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  404. SQUIERS JJ, Harrington KB, Arsalan M, DiMaio JM, et al
    Preventative medicine: The next revolution in the treatment of aortic stenosis.
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  405. SCHERNER M, Madershahian N, Ney S, Kuhr K, et al
    Focus on the surgical approach to transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Complications, outcome, and preoperative risk adjustment.
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    What is a "good" result after transcatheter mitral repair? Impact of 2+ residual mitral regurgitation.
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    Rome was not built in a day.
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    Symptom assessment and exercise impairment in surgical decision making in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: Relationship to outcomes.
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    Septal myectomy in context: Clinical acumen and procedural expertise.
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    September 2015
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    Transaortic, video-assisted removal of a mobile left ventricular apical thrombus in a patient with aortic stenosis and severe left ventricular dysfunction.
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  411. WANG B, Zhang C, Wei G, Liao P, et al
    High-mobility group box-1 protein induces osteogenic phenotype changes in aortic valve interstitial cells.
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    Mitral valve gradient after valve repair of degenerative regurgitation with restrictive annuloplasty.
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    Surgical aortic valve replacement outcomes in the transcatheter era.
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  415. SHAPIRA OM
    Surgical aortic valve replacement in the transcatheter era: It is all about teamwork.
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  416. CHAI PJ, George I, Nazif TM, Kalfa DM, et al
    Use of stented bovine pericardial valve for surgical mitral valve replacement in infants.
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  417. LEWIS MJ, Ginns JN, Ye S, Chai P, et al
    Postoperative tricuspid regurgitation after adult congenital heart surgery is associated with adverse clinical outcomes.
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  418. FORCILLO J, Tsai LL, Thourani VH
    Will transcatheter valve-in-valve become the standard for replacing the degenerative aortic valve bioprosthesis? Hold your horses, the jury is still out.
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  419. ATLURI P, Stetson RL, Hung G, Gaffey AC, et al
    Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery is associated with equivalent cost and shorter hospital stay when compared with traditional sternotomy.
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  420. SALERNO TA, Ferreira AC
    Real world or wake-up call: Surgical aortic valve replacement versus transcutaneous aortic valve replacement.
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  421. CROUCH G, Selvanayagam JB
    Right ventricular function after aortic valve intervention: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging is the standard.
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  422. DOBSON LE, Musa TA, Greenwood JP
    Aortic valve replacement and the right ventricle-the plot thickens.
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  423. SURI RM, Schaff HV
    Changes in left ventricular volume and decline in ejection fraction after degenerative mitral valve repair: The math makes sense.
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  424. GREASON KL, Pochettino A, Sandhu GS, Mathew V, et al
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  425. SURI RM, Enriquez-Sarano M, Schaff HV
    Preservation of left ventricular function after degenerative mitral valve repair: Refocusing on timing, techniques, and teaching.
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  426. NISHIMORI H, Yamamoto M, Orihashi K
    Cerebral infarction occurs particularly in patients with porcelain aorta.
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  427. CRESCENZI G, Capestro F, Torracca L
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  428. HALLER C, Caldarone CA
    Incremental extension of a paradigm shift.
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  429. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:567-8.
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  430. MCCARTHY PM
    Reality check in the minimally invasive world.
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  431. Discussion.
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  432. IMASAKA K, Tayama E, Tomita Y
    Left ventricular performance early after repair for posterior mitral leaflet prolapse: Chordal replacement versus leaflet resection.
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  433. FERRARIS VA
    Microparticles and endothelial function--A tour de force.
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  434. MALLIDI HR
    Computational fluid dynamics: Solidifying fluid concepts in left ventricular assist device therapy.
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  435. CALLINGTON A, Long Q, Mohite P, Simon A, et al
    Computational fluid dynamic study of hemodynamic effects on aortic root blood flow of systematically varied left ventricular assist device graft anastomosis design.
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    August 2015
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    A comparison of conventional surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and sutureless valves in "real-world" patients with aortic stenosis and intermediate- to high-risk profile.
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  437. CHAN V, Mesana TG
    Functional mitral stenosis after mitral valve repair is a true anatomic problem that originates from the time of surgery.
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  438. TUNUGUNTLA H, Denfield SW, McKenzie ED, Adachi I, et al
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  439. DOWNS E, Lim S, Ragosta M, Yount K, et al
    The influence of a percutaneous mitral repair program on surgical mitral valve volume.
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  441. DAVID TE, David CM, Manhiolt C
    When is tricuspid valve annuloplasty necessary during mitral valve surgery?
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  442. MICHELENA HI, Suri RM
    Turning to the truth: Is mechanical aortic valve orientation important in transthoracic echocardiographic detection of prosthetic dysfunction and paravalvular endocarditis complications?
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  443. BOUZAS-MOSQUERA A, Alvarez-Garcia N
    Orientation of bileaflet mechanical aortic valve prostheses for optimal evaluation by transthoracic echocardiography.
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  444. KRON IL, Perrault LP, Acker MA
    We need a better way to repair ischemic mitral regurgitation.
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  445. MIHOS CG, Santana O
    Can papillary muscle interventions improve mitral valve repair durability for ischemic mitral regurgitation?
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  446. BICHELL DP
    It is still mostly about the mitral valve.
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  447. STANGER O, Tevaearai H
    On explaining the cause with the effect.
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  448. REPOSSINI A, Bisleri G
    Freedom SOLO: Premature failures or technical flaws during implantation?
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  449. BURKHART HM
    Pulmonary valve replacement: A sutureless, surgical alternative?
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  450. KEELING B, Chen EP
    Double transcatheter valve-in-valve therapy: A viable alternative for high-risk patients.
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  451. CHAI PJ
    The Robin Hood principle in the treatment of congenital heart disease: Taking technologic developments intended for adults and using it in kids.
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  452. TOUATI G, Nader J, Levy F, Caus T, et al
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  453. GINDE S, Lam J, Hill GD, Cohen S, et al
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    Transapical valve-in-valve implantation to treat a regurgitant mitral bioprothesis in a child with failing Fontan circulation.
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    July 2015
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    Minimalist transcatheter aortic valve replacement: The new standard for surgeons and cardiologists using transfemoral access?
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  456. DE MEESTER C, Gerber BL, Vancraeynest D, Pouleur AC, et al
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    Device success and 30-day clinical outcome in patients undergoing preimplant valvuloplasty in transfemoral versus omitting valvuloplasty in transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  458. GREASON KL
    Of mice and men and surgical transcatheter aortic valve insertion.
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  459. GLAUBER M, Ferrarini M, Lio A, Miceli A, et al
    Dealing with a stenotic bicuspid aortic valve: Is this still an off-label procedure for a sutureless valve?
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  460. CHAN V, Ruel M
    Leaflet resection versus leaflet preservation for repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation: Does it matter how the mitral valve is repaired?
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  461. ANTUNES MJ
    Percutaneous aortic and mitral valve implantation. Is it ready to match the results of contemporary surgical valve replacement?
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  462. SUH YJ, Chang BC, Im DJ, Kim YJ, et al
    Assessment of mitral annuloplasty ring by cardiac computed tomography: Correlation with echocardiographic parameters and comparison between two different ring types.
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  463. KURLANSKY P
    Surgeons and devices in aortic valve replacement.
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  464. SEDRAKYAN A, Isaacs A, Shuhaiber J
    Surgeon versus device in aortic valve replacement.
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  465. MICELI A
    A thorough understanding of the mitral apparatus will improve the results of mitral valve repair.
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  466. GLAUBER M, Miceli A
    Encouraging durability results for sutureless aortic valve: The new gold standard for aortic valve replacement?
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  467. SCHAFERS HJ
    How pathologic is the function of a bicuspid aortic valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:68-9.
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  468. LEE R
    The law of the instrument.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:167-8.
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  469. BLACKSTONE EH
    Of SOLOs and ensembles.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:10-1.
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  470. GLOWER DD
    Physician heal thyself.
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  471. QUINTANA E, Sabate-Rotes A, Maleszewski JJ, Ommen SR, et al
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    Getting to the (aortic) root of the problem.
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  473. STANGER O, Bleuel I, Gisler F, Gober V, et al
    The Freedom Solo pericardial stentless valve: Single-center experience, outcomes, and long-term durability.
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    June 2015
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    Impact of aortic annular geometry on aortic valve insufficiency: Insights from a preclinical, ex vivo, porcine model.
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    Appropriate patient selection or health care rationing? Lessons from surgical aortic valve replacement in the Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves I trial.
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  476. GLAUBER M, Gilmanov D, Farneti PA, Kallushi E, et al
    Right anterior minithoracotomy for aortic valve replacement: 10-year experience of a single center.
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  477. DUNCAN BF, McCarthy PM, Kruse J, Andrei AC, et al
    Paravalvular regurgitation after conventional aortic and mitral valve replacement: A benchmark for alternative approaches.
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    A porcine model for aortic valve insufficiency: If pigs could fly, they would teach surgeons to treat AI.
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  479. FUJIMOTO H, Helder MR, Pochettino A, Greason KL, et al
    Influence of aortitis on late outcomes after repair of ascending aortic aneurysms.
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  480. AL-ATASSI T, Boodhwani M
    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in nonagenarians: Looking beyond survival.
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    Extending the limits for mitral valve replacement in low-weight infants using a stented bovine jugular vein graft.
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  483. TSAI LL, Jensen HA, Thourani VH
    The aged and the ill: A decade of surgical aortic valve replacement outcomes.
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  484. VAHL TP, Borger MA
    Pushing the limits or the new normal? Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in nonagenarians.
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  485. SALERNO TA, Ferreira AC
    Challenges in predicting outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement and transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Time to rethink current benchmarks?
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  486. WILDER TJ, Ziemer G, Hickey EJ, Gruber PJ, et al
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  487. MANIAR H
    Treating valvular heart disease has never been one size fits all.
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  488. FU L, Hu XX, Lin ZB, Chang FJ, et al
    Circulating microparticles from patients with valvular heart disease and cardiac surgery inhibit endothelium-dependent vasodilation.
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  489. AGARWAL S, Garg A, Parashar A, Svensson LG, et al
    In-hospital mortality and stroke after surgical aortic valve replacement: A nationwide perspective.
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  490. KILIC A, Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Sciortino CM, et al
    Trends, clinical outcomes, and cost implications of mitral valve repair versus replacement, concomitant with aortic valve replacement.
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  491. YE J, Webb JG
    Neurologic impact of using embol-x intraaortic filter.
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  492. ALLEN KB, Horvath K
    Aortic filtration system's impact on preventing adverse clinical events.
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  493. COSELLI JS, Preventza O
    More than one way to skin a cat.
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  494. DISESA VJ
    The potential predictive risk of not measuring a potential predictor of risk.
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  495. JAMIESON WR
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    Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis: The eyes will not see what the mind does not know.
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    Does chance truly favor the prepared mind?
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    Squeezing into a narrow market.
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  500. DOHI M, Doi K, Yaku H
    Early stenosis of an aortic porcine bioprosthesis due to thrombosis: Case report and literature review.
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    Early hemodynamic performance of the third generation St Jude Trifecta aortic prosthesis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
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    Requiem for a good mechanical heart valve: Farewell to the Medtronic Hall valve.
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  503. POTAPOV EV, Saito T, Carpentier A, Hetzer R, et al
    Long-term follow-up of a patient with Uhl anomaly after biologic and mechanical circulatory support.
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    May 2015
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    Can we use an early warning system for tricuspid regurgitation?
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    Pathogenic structural heart changes in early tricuspid regurgitation.
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    Transcatheter aortic and mitral valve implantation in bioprosthetic valves: When one correction is not enough.
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    April 2015
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    March 2015
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