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    May 2022
  1. SIMONATO M, Vemulapalli S, Ben-Yehuda O, Wu C, et al
    Minimum Core Data Elements for Evaluation of TAVR: A Scientific Statement by PASSION CV, HVC, and TVT Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1730-1742.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. HORVATH KA
    Can Cardiothoracic Surgeons Succeed in Value-Based Care?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1431-1435.
    PubMed    


  3. JACOBS JP, Quintessenza JA, van Gelder HM, Staples ED, et al
    George Daicoff: A Pioneering Surgeon and Humanitarian of The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1743-1749.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. SHAHIAN DM, Badhwar V, O'Brien SM, Habib RH, et al
    Executive Summary: Social Risk Factors in Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Models.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1405-1406.
    PubMed    


  5. SHAHIAN DM, Badhwar V, O'Brien SM, Habib RH, et al
    Social Risk Factors in Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Models. Part 1: Concepts, Indicator Variables, and Controversies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1703-1717.
    PubMed    


  6. BEDI R, Vu T, Bansal A
    Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation to the Left Subclavian Artery With Distal Banding: A Novel Technique for Hostile Chest.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e381-e383.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. BURATTO E, Lui A, Hu T, Naimo PS, et al
    Propensity Score Matched Analysis of Cleft Closure in Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1553-1561.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. WANG WT, Chen OD, Li X, Cen JZ, et al
    A Modified Technique for Valve Regurgitation After Partial Atrioventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e385-e387.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. COHEN RG
    Eliminating the Cardiothoracic Surgery Gender Gap: Not There Yet.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1683-1684.
    PubMed    


  10. TRUDELL AM, Frankel WC, Luc JGY, Blackmon SH, et al
    Enhancing Support for Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery Through Allyship and Targeted Initiatives.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1676-1683.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. ULUSOY A, Baytemir CA, Kavas M, Bekir SA, et al
    Fibrin Glue and Partial Capitonnage in Giant Hydatid Cyst in a Pediatric Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e363-e365.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. KOSTER TD, Klooster K, van Dijk M, Slebos DJ, et al
    Biodegradable Stent Placement for Airway Kinking After Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Treatment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e375-e377.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. PFEIFER J, Rentzsch A, Matsushima S, Giebels C, et al
    A New Technique of Aortoventricular Patch Enlargement and Root Replacement for Annular Hypoplasia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e339-e341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. BANSAL V, Kumar R, Sharma A, Singh Thingnam SK, et al
    Transposition of Great Arteries With Intact Ventricular Septum in an Adult: A Successful Outcome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e343-e346.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. O'HAIR DP, Gada H, Sotelo MR, Wagner L, et al
    Enhanced Detection of Heart Valve Disease Using Integrated Artificial Intelligence at Scale.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1499-1504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. WONG LY, Alver N, Dewey EN, Bhamidipati C, et al
    Septal Myectomy for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the Elderly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1477-1481.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. BETHANCOURT CN, Blitzer D, Yamabe T, Zhao Y, et al
    Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Versus Bio-Bentall: Inverse Propensity Weighting of 796 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1529-1535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. HOLLERAN TJ, Napolitano MA, Crowder HR, Sparks AD, et al
    Clinical Outcomes and Technical Approach of Thymectomy in the Veterans Health Administration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1648-1655.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. JIANG L, Chen H, Hou Z, Qiu Y, et al
    Subxiphoid Versus Unilateral Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Thymectomy for Thymomas: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1656-1662.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. SONG JW, Park IK, Bae SY, Na KJ, et al
    Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy-Guided Dye Marking for Localization of Pulmonary Nodules.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1663-1669.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. FAROUX L, Mohammadi S, Rodes-Cabau J
    Transcarotid TAVR: Towards a Better Understanding of Cerebral Embolic Events.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1752.
    PubMed    


  22. AL-KHALDI A, Alsahari A, Alotay A, Momenah T, et al
    Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis Is Not a Contraindication to a Single-ventricle Pathway.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1563-1568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. LUC JGY, Antonoff MB
    Women in Thoracic Surgery Scholarship-Evidence for Durability in Impact.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1758.
    PubMed    


  24. TAKKENBERG JJM
    Diversity Challenges and Opportunities for Randomized Controlled Trials in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1418-1419.
    PubMed    


  25. GAUDINO M, Chikwe J, Bagiella E, Fremes S, et al
    Challenges to Randomized Trials in Adult and Congenital Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1409-1418.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. WILLIAMS AM, Zhao L, Grenda TR, Kathawate RG, et al
    Higher Long-term Quality of Life Metrics After Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy Compared With Robotic-Assisted Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1591-1597.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2022
  27. WILLIAMSON CG, Mabeza RM, Sanaiha Y, Verma A, et al
    Cross-Volume Effect Between Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Operations in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(22)00638.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. KIM JY
    Stepwise Improvements in Esophagectomy Outcomes Over a Quarter Century.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(22)00549.
    PubMed    


  29. HEMLI JM, Ducca EL, Chaplin WF, Arader LL, et al
    Transfusion in Root Replacement for Aortic Dissection: STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(22)00519.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. ISHIKAWA N, Watanabe G, Horikawa T, Seguchi R, et al
    Robot-assisted totally-endoscopic mitral valve plasty and coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 18. pii: S0003-4975(22)00523.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. VERVOORT D, Chung JCY, Ouzounian M
    No One-Size-Fits-All: The Need for Sex-Based Analysis and Management in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 16. pii: S0003-4975(22)00530.
    PubMed    


  32. REZK M, Taha A, Nielsen SJ, Gudbjartsson T, et al
    Clinical Course of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery and Long-Term Outcome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(22)00513.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. CHEW JD, Hill KD, Soslow JH, Jacobs ML, et al
    Congenitally Corrected Transposition Cardiac Surgery: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(22)00514.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. YOKOTA N, Go T, Otsuki Y, Soo CS, et al
    A new method to identify air leaks after pulmonary resection using indocyanine green aerosol.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(22)00509.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. CHURYLA A, Kruse J, Fiehler M, Andrei AC, et al
    Does Active Chest Tube Clearance Following Cardiac Surgery Provide Any Clear Benefits?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)00506.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. SLAMAN AE, Pirozzolo G, Eshuis WJ, Bergman JJGHM, et al
    Improved clinical and survival outcomes after esophagectomy for cancer over 25 years.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)00505.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. SENGUPTA A, Gauvreau K, Kohlsaat K, Colan SD, et al
    Comparison of Intraoperative and Discharge Residual Lesion Severity in Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(22)00479.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. STANSKI NL, Slagle CL, Gist KM
    Connecting Brain and Kidney: The Systemic Effects of Acute kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 5. pii: S0003-4975(22)00478.
    PubMed    


  39. HABERMANN EB
    Need for Improved Care of Cardiac Surgery Patients with Opioid Use Disorder.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 5. pii: S0003-4975(22)00476.
    PubMed    


  40. GRANT MC
    Regional for Cardiac Surgery: The Devil Is in the Details.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 5. pii: S0003-4975(22)00481.
    PubMed    


  41. CHIKWE J
    Editor's Choice: Critical Times for Coronary Revascularization Guidelines.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1061-1064.
    PubMed    


  42. RANDHAWA SK, Yang Z, Morkan DB, Yan Y, et al
    One-Year Survival Worse for Lung Retransplants Relative to Primary Lung Transplants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1265-1273.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. SZETO WY
    Fifty-Eighth Annual Meeting, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1386-1388.
    PubMed    


  44. MACGILLIVRAY TE, Gleason TG, Patel HJ, Aldea GS, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American Association for Thoracic Surgery Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Type B Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1073-1092.
    PubMed    


  45. BEAUFRERE N, Nguyen M, Chevallier O, Bouhemad B, et al
    Pneumonectomy in Extensive Pulmonary Aspergillosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e321.
    PubMed    


  46. KNEUERTZ PJ, Zhao J, D'Souza DM, Abdel-Rasoul M, et al
    National Trends and Outcomes of Segmentectomy in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1361-1369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. CHUDGAR NP, Zhu R, Gray KD, Chiu R, et al
    Implementing a High-Value Care Discharge Protocol in Patients Undergoing CABG Reduces Readmission.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1112-1118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. TAKURA M, Eishi K, Miura T, Matsumaru I, et al
    David Operation for Insufficient Pulmonary Autograft After Ross-Konno Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e279-e281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. MALANKAR DP, Mali S, Garekar S, Sheth R, et al
    Single-Stage Unifocalization and Intracardiac Repair Using Two Tube Grafts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e299-e302.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. ZHANG H, Yang YS, Nong K, Gu YM, et al
    A Novel Technique to Optimize Uniportal Thoracoscopic Right Middle Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e303-e305.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. TAKAMORI S, Oizumi H, Suzuki J, Suzuki K, et al
    Thoracoscopic Completion Bilobectomy for Bronchial Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e247-e249.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. UTSUMI T, Saito T, Honda O, Ishida M, et al
    Right Epipericardial Fat Necrosis After Thymectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e259-e261.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. CHEN J, Ang KL, Wang C, He J, et al
    Minimally Invasive Carinal Reconstruction Using Bronchial Flap and Omental Flap Reinforcement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e255-e257.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. D'ONOFRIO A, Cibin G, Pittarello D, Gerosa G, et al
    Double Transapical Access During Neochord Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e291-e293.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. ROSENFELD ES, Trachiotis GD
    Thoracic Surgical Training Remains Safe and Effective in the Minimally Invasive Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1393.
    PubMed    


  56. KINOSHITA T, Asai T, Hachiro K, Suzuki T, et al
    Extended Sandwich Patch Technique via Right Ventriculotomy for Acute Ventricular Septal Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1200-1207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. QU R, Tu D, Hu S, Wang Q, et al
    Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy-Guided Microwave Ablation Combined With Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Multiple Ground Glass Opacities.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1307-1315.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. ARORA Y, D'Angelo L, Azarrafiy R, Bashir J, et al
    Location of Superior Vena Cava Tears in Transvenous Lead Extraction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1165-1171.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. LI X, Song B, Teng X, Li Y, et al
    Low Dose of Methylprednisolone for Pain and Immune Function After Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1325-1332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. HASHIMOTO M, Yamamoto H, Endo S, Okada M, et al
    Japanese Current Status of Curative-Intent Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1348-1353.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. TRAN Z, Chervu N, Williamson C, Verma A, et al
    The Impact of Expedited Discharge on 30-Day Readmission After Lung Resection: A National Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1274-1281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. CLEVELAND JD, Kumar SR
    The Right Heart for Delayed Sternal Closure?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1237-1238.
    PubMed    


  63. ARIYARATNAM P, Milton R, Tcherveniakov P
    VATS Lobectomy Training Does Not Impact Long-Term Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1392-1393.
    PubMed    


    March 2022
  64. KNEUERTZ PJ, Merritt RE
    Patient Reported Thoracic Surgery Outcomes after Esophagectomy - There is an App for That.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(22)00454.
    PubMed    


  65. FRANCOIS K
    Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Congenital Cardiac Surgery: The Jury is still out.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00384.
    PubMed    


  66. MCGRATH D, Salehi P, Weintraub A, Kawabori M, et al
    Transcarotid Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Simple "Flip-n-Flex" Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00380.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. TULLY A, Hsuan Lee AC, Gruessner S, Massad M, et al
    Surgical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Explantation Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. PANDE CK, Noll L, Afonso N, Serrano F, et al
    Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Infants with Cardiac Surgery Associated Acute Kidney Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00386.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. WHITE A, O'Brien D, Singh G, Zheng B, et al
    Characterizing the Level of Autonomy in Canadian Cardiac Surgery Residents.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(22)00359.
    PubMed    


  70. SADDOUGHI SA, Cypel M
    Performance Measures for Lung Transplantation: Change Is Coming.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(22)00367.
    PubMed    


  71. NEZIC D
    Validation of 2021 adult cardiac surgery risk models for multiple valve operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 19. pii: S0003-4975(22)00349.
    PubMed    


  72. RORRIS FP, Argiriou M
    The perpetual struggle for coronary revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 19. pii: S0003-4975(22)00351.
    PubMed    


  73. LEE JH, Cho Y, Kim YJ, Cho YH, et al
    Impact of Individual Income Level on Late Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(22)00340.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. FLIEGNER M, Yaser JM, Stewart J, Nathan H, et al
    Area Deprivation and Medicare Spending for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Insights from Michigan.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(22)00329.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. SUNA J, Moloney G, Marathe SP, Bierbach B, et al
    Perioperative cefazolin prophylaxis in paediatric cardiac surgery: a prospective, cohort study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 12. pii: S0003-4975(22)00332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. KELLY JJ, Han JJ, Desai ND, Iyengar A, et al
    Coronary Endarterectomy: Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 12. pii: S0003-4975(22)00330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. UNDAR A, Patel K, Holcomb RM, Clark JB, et al
    A Randomized Clinical Trial of Perfusion Modalities in Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 12. pii: S0003-4975(22)00338.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. DEWAN KC, Zhou G, Koroukian SM, Petterson G, et al
    Opioid Use Disorder Increases Readmissions After Cardiac Surgery: A Call to Action.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 10. pii: S0003-4975(22)00328.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. VIGNAC M, Bjorck HM, Olsson C, Eriksson MJ, et al
    Sex differences in aortopathy and valve diseases among patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 7. pii: S0003-4975(22)00304.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. BAILLY DK, Alten JA, Gist KM, Mah KE, et al
    Fluid Accumulation After Neonatal Congenital Cardiac Surgery; Clinical Implications and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(22)00285.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. SADE RM, Mukherjee R
    Ethical Issues in Xenotransplantation: The First Pig-to-Human Heart Transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:712-714.
    PubMed    


  82. KOBASHIGAWA J
    Pig-to-Human Heart Transplantation: Culmination of Technology and Ingenuity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:711.
    PubMed    


  83. RAJA SM, Guptill JT, McConnell A, Al-Khalidi HR, et al
    Perioperative Outcomes of Thymectomy in Myasthenia Gravis: A Thoracic Surgery Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:904-910.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. GUO H, Wang X, Li W, Zhang J, et al
    An Economical and Available Solution for Surgical Smoke in Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e231-e233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. SHARMA A, Alvarez A, Nazif T, Kodali S, et al
    Tale of a Black Heart!
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e163-e165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. BOEHM PM, Sinn K, Schwarz S, Kollmann D, et al
    Oblique Carinal End-to-end Anastomosis for Pig Bronchus in Organ Donor and Lung Transplant Recipient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e195-e197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. RODRIGUEZ M, Sholl LM, Wee JO
    Diffuse Tracheobronchial Neurofibromatosis and Papillomatosis: Key Diagnostic Aspects and Treatment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e199-e202.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. MAKI R, Miyajima M, Tsuruta K, Watanabe A, et al
    Subcarinal Lymph Node Dissection in Solo Robot-assisted Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e235-e237.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. LIN X, Ye M, Li Y, Zhou H, et al
    Novel Designed V-shaped Silicone Stent for the Treatment of Unilateral Main Bronchial Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e215-e218.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. ALI HASSAN SM, Paleczny S, Hamilton A, Payne DM, et al
    Is It Feasible to Implant Sutureless Valves in Presence of Diseased Aortic Root and Aortic Aneurysm?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e175-e178.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. SEESE L, Yoon P, Morell VO, Chu D, et al
    Aortic Root Replacement With Autologous Pericardium Valved Conduit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e227-e229.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. FATTOUCH K, Dioguardi P, Guccione F, Nogara A, et al
    10-Year Results of Mitral Repair and Coronary Bypass for Ischemic Regurgitation: A Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:816-822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. ARANDA-MICHEL E, Arnaoutakis G, Kilic A, Bavaria J, et al
    Thoracic Surgery Foundation Research Awards: Leading the Way to Excellence.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1015-1020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. YANG M, Zhong Y, Deng J, She Y, et al
    Comparison of Bronchial Sleeve Lobectomy With Pulmonary Arterioplasty Versus Pneumonectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:934-941.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. CEPPA DP, Antonoff MB, Tong BC, Timsina L, et al
    2020 Women in Thoracic Surgery Update on the Status of Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:918-925.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. TOGO T, Atsumi J, Hiramatsu M, Shimoda K, et al
    Outcomes of Surgical Treatment for Mycobacterium abscessus Complex Pulmonary Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:949-956.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. ZHOU N, Corsini EM, Antonoff MB, Hofstetter WL, et al
    Robotic Surgery and Anatomic Segmentectomy: An Analysis of Trends, Patient Selection, and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:975-983.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. PUNZO G, Nachira D, Sollazzi L
    Claiming More Evidence for a Potentially Complete and Promising Block in VATS Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1056-1057.
    PubMed    


  99. AN K, Li S, Yan J, Wang X, et al
    Minimal Right Vertical Infra-axillary Incision for Repair of Congenital Heart Defects.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:896-902.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. PADALINO MA
    Tetralogy of Fallot and Pulmonary Valve Replacement: Can We Break the Vicious Cycle?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1046-1047.
    PubMed    


  101. VAN DEN EYNDE J, Sa MPBO, Vervoort D, Roever L, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Tetralogy of Fallot: An Updated Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1036-1046.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  102. PENDLETON AC, Stenson K, Tabachnick D, Seder CW, et al
    LAPAROSCOPIC TRANSHIATAL ESOPHAGECTOMY WITH EN BLOC POSTERIOR TRACHEAL WALL RESECTION.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 23. pii: S0003-4975(22)00231.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. FRANKEL WC, Sylvester CB, Asokan S, Ryan CT, et al
    Outcomes, Cost, and Readmission after Surgical Aortic or Mitral Valve Replacement at Safety-Net versus Non-Safety-Net Hospitals.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 21. pii: S0003-4975(22)00206.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  104. BAO T, Li KK, Liu B, Zhao XL, et al
    Learning Curve and Associated Prognosis of Minimally Invasive McKeown Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 21. pii: S0003-4975(22)00200.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. YANG B, Makkinejad A, Fukuhara S, Clemence J Jr, et al
    Stentless Versus Stented Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(22)00177.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  106. NORMAND ST, Zelevinsky K, Nathan M, Abing HK, et al
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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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  640. VOSSLER JD, Abdul-Ghani A, Tsai PI, Morris PT, et al
    Outcomes of Anatomic Lung Resection for Cancer Are Better When Performed by Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1004-1011.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  641. HANDA Y, Tsutani Y, Mimae T, Miyata Y, et al
    Oncologic Outcomes of Complex Segmentectomy: A Multicenter Propensity Score-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1044-1051.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Aberrant Aortopulmonary Venous Fistula: An Intraoperative Surprise.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e157-e159.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  643. SIVAKUMAR K, Sagar P
    Post-Bentall Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Due to Coronary Button Dehiscence.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e161-e164.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  644. MA J, Liu J, Yuan H, Tang Y, et al
    Two-Port Thoracoscopic Myectomy for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy With Three-Dimensional Printing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e165-e168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Transapical Septal Myectomy for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy With Midventricular Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:836-844.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Right-Sided Cardiac Calcifying Fibrous Pseudotumor Manifesting With Embolic Stroke.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e169-e171.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  647. HIROSE K, Ikai A, Murata M, Ito H, et al
    Intra-Extracardiac Total Cavopulmonary Connection for Patients With Anatomical Complexity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:958-965.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Long-Term Metabolic Assessment of Cryopreserved Sternal Allograft: A Case Series.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1059-1063.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  649. RAJARAM R, Abreu JA, Mehran R, Nguyen TC, et al
    Using Quality Improvement Principles to Redesign a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship Program Website.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1079-1085.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  650. PORTER ED, Kelly JL, Fay KA, Hasson RM, et al
    Reducing Unnecessary Chest X-Ray Films After Thoracic Surgery: A Quality Improvement Initiative.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1012-1018.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  651. JIANG L, Chen H, Ang K, Qiu Y, et al
    Management of Brachiocephalic Vein Injury During Tubeless Subxiphoid Thoracoscopic Thymectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e197-e199.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  652. NISSEN AP, Miller CC 3rd, Thourani VH, Woo YJ, et al
    Less Invasive Mitral Surgery Versus Conventional Sternotomy Stratified by Mitral Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:819-827.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Tailor-Made Aortic Root Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1097-1098.
    PubMed    


  654. BAMI K, Tewari S, MacPherson PA, Corrales-Medina VF, et al
    Knowledge and Attitudes of Canadian Cardiac Surgeons Regarding Patients With Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:945-950.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  655. KIM JL, Reader BF, Dumond C, Lee Y, et al
    Pegylated-Catalase Is Protective in Lung Ischemic Injury and Oxidative Stress.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1019-1027.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Cerebral Embolism After Transcarotid Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Factors Associated With Ipsilateral Ischemic Burden.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:951-957.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  657. CASPI-AVISSAR N, Grosman-Rimon L, Gohari J, Arazi M, et al
    Clinical, Surgical, and Sociopsychological Factors and Depression After Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1064-1070.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Cardiothoracic Surgical Volume Within the Military Health System: Fiscal Years 2007 to 2017.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1071-1076.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Experience and Outcomes of Surgically Implanted Melody Valve in the Pulmonary Position.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:966-972.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Evolution and Current Results of a Unified Strategy for Sinus Venosus Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:980-986.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Scalloped Freehand Pulmonary Homograft for Prosthetic Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)00351.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
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    Annuloplasty for aortic regurgitation in univentricular heart on ventricular assist support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00337.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Evolution of Alternative Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S0003-4975(21)00336.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Endobronchial Therapy for Non-emphysematous Giant Bullae.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0003-4975(21)00329.
    PubMed    


  665. IBRAHIM M, Spelde AE, Szeto WY, Acker MA, et al
    Clinical and echocardiographic results of AVR in the failing ventricle: do AS and AR differ?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0003-4975(21)00332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  666. WANG K, Zhong J, Liu Q, Lin P, et al
    A Propensity Score-matched Analysis of Thoraco-laparoscopic versus Open McKeown's Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00307.
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  667. WANG Y, Hu X
    Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in mitral annular calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00309.
    PubMed    


  668. KRISHNAN A, Chidi A, Merlo CA, Shah PD, et al
    Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Prior to Lung Transplantation: A Propensity-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)00301.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  669. GUPTA D, Jacobs JP, Bleiweis MS
    Quest for Biomarkers in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)00287.
    PubMed    


  670. MORI M, Geirsson A
    Trading the proximal risk for the distal payout in annular enlargement with aortic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)00290.
    PubMed    


  671. LEE S, Park J, Kilic A
    Bridging Two Worlds: Application of Organizational Theory to Cardiac Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Native valve attachment to the prosthetic valve 2.5 years after the 3(rd) tricuspid valve replacement.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Clinical outcomes definitions in cardiac surgery: The Babel Tower.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)00271.
    PubMed    


  674. TYSON N, Kutywayo K
    Outcome Reporting in Cardiac Surgery Systematic Reviews.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)00272.
    PubMed    


  675. DEMOS NJ
    Intercostal Pedicle to Control Post Esophagectomy Reflux.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)00273.
    PubMed    


  676. ZHAN Y, Weintraub A
    Is Transcarotid Really Better Than Transaxillary Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)00274.
    PubMed    


  677. DAYAN V, Garcia-Villarreal OA, Escobar A, Ferrari J, et al
    The Latin American Association of Cardiac and Endovascular Surgery Statement regarding the recently released 2020 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)00270.
    PubMed    


  678. BOGRAD AJ, Vallieres E
    Salvage Pulmonary Resections After Definitive Chemoradiotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 10. pii: S0003-4975(21)00263.
    PubMed    


  679. LUTHRA S
    Challenges in resident training in cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 10. pii: S0003-4975(21)00266.
    PubMed    


  680. CHENG Z
    Comment on Evaluation of right heart function in patients undergoing tricuspid valve replacement surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 10. pii: S0003-4975(21)00259.
    PubMed    


  681. WELKE KF, Karamlou T
    Regionalization of Congenital Heart Surgery: We Must Make it Reality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)00233.
    PubMed    


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    Surgical Ablation Concomitant with Non-mitral valve surgery for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  683. DEJA MA, Malinowski M, Widenka K, Stozynski N, et al
    Repair or Replacement for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: Results from Polish National Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  684. MARUDI A, Branchetti G, Bertellini E
    Permissive Apnea in COVID-19 Tracheostomy: Alternative Health Worker Safe Procedure in Intensive Care Unit.
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    PubMed    


  685. ALVAREZ-MALDONADO P, Sanjurjo-Martinez JL, Vidal-Andrade E
    Tracheostomy Techniques in COVID-19 Patients: No Flow Through an Open Door Is Protector.
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    PubMed    


  686. BARTTER TC, Mathew R, Meena NK
    Traditional Technique in Lieu of Novel Percutaneous Tracheostomy Technique During COVID-19.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:729.
    PubMed    


  687. PAGANI FD, Teuteberg J, Cleveland J, Atluri P, et al
    2019 STS/Intermacs Annual Report Writing Committee's Response: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:734.
    PubMed    


  688. TANG PC
    A Discussion on Interpreting Primary Graft Dysfunction Outcomes: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:735-736.
    PubMed    


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    Conjectures Versus Facts: Flow, Doors, and Protectors-Oh My?: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:731-732.
    PubMed    


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    Many Ways to Skin a Cat: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:730-731.
    PubMed    


  691. KON Z, Smith D, Moazami N
    Letter on The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs 2019 Annual Report.
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    PubMed    


  692. CERFOLIO RJ
    Policies Should Be Based on Data Not Dogma in Medicine and Government: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:729.
    PubMed    


  693. PREUSSE CJ
    HTK Solution in Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:735.
    PubMed    


  694. IIDA T, Sato M, Nakajima J
    Resection of clustered arteriovenous malformations to avoid lung transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)00180.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Orthotopic Heart Transplant: How I Teach It.
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    PubMed    


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    Divided by an Ocean of Water but United in an Ocean of Uncertainty: A Transatlantic Review of Mesothelioma Surgery Guidelines.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:386-389.
    PubMed    


  697. LOU X, Brescia AA, Louis C, Han J, et al
    Development and Evolution of the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:723-728.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  698. CEPPA DP, Ikonomidis JS, Timsina LR, Boden N, et al
    STS 2019 Workforce Report: Ad Hoc Analysis of Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:383-385.
    PubMed    


  699. EDELMAN JJ, Badhwar V, Larbalestier R, Yadav P, et al
    Contemporary Surgical and Transcatheter Management of Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:390-397.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Simple Prioritization Change to Lung Transplant Allocation May Result in Improved Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:427-435.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A New Method for the Detection of Air Leaks Using Aerosolized Indocyanine Green.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:436-439.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Effect of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Factors on Readmissions and Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:561-567.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Neoadjuvant Treatment Is Associated With Superior Outcomes in T4 Lung Cancers With Local Extension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:448-455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Gene-modified Exosomes Protect the Brain Against Prolonged Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:576-585.
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    Effect of Skeletonization of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries on Deep Sternal Wound Infections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:600-606.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Intraoperative Cortical Asynchrony Predicts Abnormal Postoperative Electroencephalogram.
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    Prophylactic Peritoneal Dialysis After the Arterial Switch Operation: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:655-661.
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    Effect of Atrioventricular Valve Repair on Multistage Palliation Results of Single-Ventricle Defects.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:662-670.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Large Isolated Benign Metastasizing Leiomyoma of the Lung.
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    PubMed    


  710. WILSON HK, Haithcock BE, Caranasos TG
    Novel Modification of HeartMate 3 Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e133-e134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  711. MAREY G, Said SM
    Combined Manouguian-Guiraudon Approach for Double Valve Replacement: The Commando Revisited.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e139-e141.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Endoscopic Lipofilling for the Treatment of Bronchopleural Fistulas After Anatomic Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e143-e145.
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    Multimodality Curative Treatment of IIIA/T4 Lung Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e73-e75.
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    Multifocal Calcifying Fibrous Tumor at Seven Intrathoracic Sites in One Patient.
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    Four Columns of the Thorax: Operative Decision-Making in the Setting of Complete Bony Instability.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e101-e103.
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    Bronchoscopic Treatment of Endobronchial Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumors.
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  717. HUANG W, Ye H, Yang T, Cheng Z, et al
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation-Combined Surgery for Hemoptysis Caused by a Mediastinal Hemangioma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e121-e125.
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    Trifecta Bioprosthesis Sudden-Onset Three-Leaflet Detachment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e127-e128.
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    Bronchoscopic Treatment of Tracheobronchial Fistula With Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
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    Analysis of Esophagectomy Margin Practice and Survival Implications.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00143.
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    Drivers of Cost Associated with Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  722. HIRJI S, Kaneko T
    Integrated Cardiac Surgery Systems of Care and Care Fragmentation - A Continuum Beyond Discharge.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00147.
    PubMed    


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    Rings and Things in Mitral Valve Repair.
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    PubMed    


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    Isolated Congenital Mitral Regurgitation Repair in Children: Long-term Outcomes of Artificial Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00123.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  725. MELBY SJ
    The most common complication after cardiac surgery is associated with doubled mortality and stroke rates yet we know little about it.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 28. pii: S0003-4975(21)00128.
    PubMed    


  726. TASSI V, Lugaresi M, Mattioli B, Daddi N, et al
    Quality of Life After Surgery for End-Stage Achalasia: Pull-Down Heller-Dor Versus Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00098.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  727. CONDELLO I, Santarpino G, Rimmaudo F
    Perioperative Strategies and Influenza Vaccinations, towards a more physiological cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00116.
    PubMed    


  728. CONDELLO I, Santarpino G, Speziale G
    CPB's time in Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery is an independent or dependent variable for the patient outcome?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00111.
    PubMed    


  729. CONDELLO I, Mastroroberto P, Santarpino G
    Early surgery of the mitral valve: do we have "new" predictor factors?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00120.
    PubMed    


  730. HELMERS MR, Kim ST, Atluri P
    Relationship of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Times and Outcomes in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00110.
    PubMed    


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    Neopulmonary venous confluence for heart transplantation with giant left atrium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00106.
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    Melody valve fracture causing mitral stenosis: Novel solution for transapical valve in valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00115.
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    Postoperative nadir hemoglobin and adverse outcomes in patients undergoing on-pump cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00096.
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    Sex-based outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00093.
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  735. ISOMURA T, Hirota M, Yoshida M, Yamagishi S, et al
    The growth potential and patency of free right internal thoracic arteries verified by CT angiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00094.
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    Heart Failure after Cavopulmonary Connection: Conversion to Biventricular Circulatory Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00085.
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    Late Heart Transplantation in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome with Intact Atrial Septum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)00070.
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    Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulant vs Warfarin for Post Cardiac Surgery Atrial Fibrillation.
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  740. GAMMIE JS, Quinn RW, Strauss ER, Wang L, et al
    Initial Clinical Experience with Mitral Valve Translocation for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation.
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    Long-term Outcomes of Aortic Valve Replacement with Aortic Homograft: 27 Years Experience.
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    Successful handmade monobloc aorto-mitral valve replacement for extensive aortic root abscess.
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    Regionalization of Congenital Heart Surgery: Can We Make it Reality?
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    Computed Tomography during Bronchoscopic Lung Splinting for Atelectasis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)00030.
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    Ex-vivo allograft perfusion for complex pediatric heart transplant recipients.
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  746. LAPAR DJ, Moroi MK, Nguyen SN, Bacha EA, et al
    Neonatal Cone Valvuloplasty for Pulmonary Atresia/Intact Ventricular Septum and Ebsteinoid Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)00024.
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    Fifteen years of aortic valve-sparing root replacement and impact of eccentric jets on late outcomes.
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    Fetal maturation and neonatal cardiac surgery: categorizing gestational age is inadvisable.
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    Thoracic Surgical Oncology in Lombardy: How to Do It During COVID-19 Time?
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    Papillary muscle reorientation for systolic anterior motion after mitral valve repair.
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    Two-Year Quality of Life Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive and Open Esophagectomy.
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    Direct Cardioplegia Instillation to Pressurize the Aortic Valve and Root During Cardioplegic Arrest.
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    PubMed    


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    Long-term clinical and hemodynamic outcomes of edge-to-edge repair for tricuspid regurgitation.
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    Recurrence still an important issue in early stage esophageal adenocarcinoma patients after esophagectomy.
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    Three-field Lymphadenectomy in Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
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    Thoracic Surgical Oncology: Maintaining a High-Volume Surgical Program During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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    COVID-19 Disruption in Cardiothoracic Surgical Training: An Opportunity to Enhance Education.
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    PubMed    


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    Management of Persistent Pneumothorax With Thoracoscopy and Bleb Resection in COVID-19 Patients.
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    Aortic Root Surgery Will Benefit From Development of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Model: Reply.
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  866. NARDI P, Pisano C, Ruvolo G
    The Need for the STS Score Risk Stratification System for Aortic Root Aneurysms Surgery.
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    PubMed    


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    Regarding The STS/Intermacs 2019 Annual Report.
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    Should We Pay More Attention to the Pump-Prime?
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    Novel Application of Geometric Morphometrics to Cardiac Surgical Simulation.
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    Resection of Pulmonary Endometriosis by Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Using Bronchoscopy as a Preoperative Strategy.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Predictors of Older Donor Lung Use: Are We Too Good at Saying No?
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    Residual Destructive Lesions and Surgical Outcome in Mycobacterium avium Complex Pulmonary Disease.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
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    Complete resection of phosphoglyceride crystal deposition disease after cardiac surgery.
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    Early Outcomes for Surgical Minimally Invasive SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Risk Factors for Anastomotic Complications after Radical Mckeown Esophagectomy.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Stress Biomarkers Do Not Correlate with Risk Factors for Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Lung Transplantation for the Treatment of Vaping Induced, Irreversible, End Stage Lung Injury.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Preoperative Lung Function is Associated with Patient Reported Outcomes After Lung Cancer Surgery.
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    Why Is MIDCAB the Least Likely Option for Coronary Revascularization?
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    PubMed    


  907. AD N
    Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation during mitral valve surgery. Can we do more?
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    PubMed    


  908. ASHFAQ A, Morales DLS
    Adult Congenital Heart Transplant: Learning to Surf this Growing Wave?
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    PubMed    


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    Reoperative Cardiac Surgery.
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    The Pragmatic Impact of Frailty on Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Hyponatremia: an overlooked risk factor associated with adverse outcomes after cardiac surgery.
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    Vocal Fold Mobility Impairment Following Cardiovascular Surgery: Incidence, Risk Factors and Sequela.
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    Radial Artery versus Bilateral Mammary Composite Y Coronary Artery Grafting: 15-year Outcomes.
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    Quality of Life Is Improved One Year Following Cardiac Surgery.
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    Patient-directed volume reduction for emphysema - sequential surgical and endobronchial techniques.
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    Regionalization of Pediatric Heart Surgery...Time for a Change.
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    Total Cell-Free DNA Predicts Death and Infection Following Pediatric and Adult Heart Transplantation.
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    Surgical Aortic Valve Sizing: Imagine the Benefits of Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 6. pii: S0003-4975(20)30696.
    PubMed    


  1061. KILIC A, Sultan I, Chu D, Wang Y, et al
    Mitral Valve Surgery for Papillary Muscle Rupture: Outcomes in 1,342 Patients from the STS Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30694.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1062. HUCKABY LV, Seese LM, Aranda-Michel E, Mathier MA, et al
    Sex-Based Heart Transplant Outcomes after Bridging with Centrifugal Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30691.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  1063. BAIKOUSSIS NG, Iakovakis I, Triantafillou K
    Mitral Valve Repair in the elderly; is it the ideal choice?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 30. pii: S0003-4975(20)30625.
    PubMed    


  1064. MUSUMECI F, Cammardella AG, Lio A, Musto C, et al
    Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome and severe aortic stenosis: a new hope for treatment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)30600.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1065. SEBASTIAN N, Merritt RE, Abdel-Rasoul M, Wu T, et al
    Recurrence after Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy versus Lobectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(20)30612.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1066. DOAN TT, Molossi S, Qureshi AM, McKenzie ED, et al
    Intraseptal Anomalous Coronary Artery with Myocardial Infarction: Novel Surgical Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 9. pii: S0003-4975(20)30515.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1067. BRUNO VD, Zakkar M, Guida G, Rapetto F, et al
    Combined degenerative mitral valve and coronary surgery: early outcomes and 10-year survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(20)30505.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1068. MATHUR M, Malinowski M, Timek TA, Rausch MK, et al
    Tricuspid annuloplasty rings: A quantitative comparison of size, non-planar shape, and stiffness.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30440.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1069. KHAN H, Ahmad M, Warraich MA
    Repair of the mitral valve has better long-term outcomes than replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)30446.
    PubMed    


    March 2020
  1070. KADAN M, Karabacak K, Bolcal C
    A DIFFERENT VIEW OF ROBOTIC CRYOABLATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION COMBINED WITH MITRAL VALVE SURGERY.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30416.
    PubMed    


  1071. KANG Y, Hwang HY, Sohn SH, Choi JW, et al
    Fifteen-Year Outcomes After Bioprosthetic and Mechanical Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30414.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1072. SONG L, He G, Imin E, Tao C, et al
    ''Chimney'' Bentall Procedure in the Small Aortic Root After Prior Aortic Valve Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)30408.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1073. BRULS S, Durieux R, Gach O, Lancellotti P, et al
    Sudden Cardiac Death Revealed by an Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery from the Left Sinus of Valsalva.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)30407.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1074. COTI I, Haberl T, Scherzer S, Mag SS, et al
    Rapid-Deployment Aortic Valves for Patients with a Small Aortic Root: A single-center experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 20. pii: S0003-4975(20)30402.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1075. HUCKABY LV, Seese LM, Sultan I, Gleason TG, et al
    The Impact of Sex on Outcomes after Revascularization for Multivessel Coronary Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)30397.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1076. HATOUM H, Lilly S, Maureira P, Crestanello J, et al
    Sinus Hemodynamics after Transcatheter Aortic Valve in Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(20)30366.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1077. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Lui C, Zhou X, Fraser CD 3rd, et al
    Conditional Survival in Heart Transplantation: An OPTN Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)30364.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1078. NAVANI RV, Baradi A, Huang KLC, Jin D, et al
    Preoperative Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio is not associated with Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(20)30358.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1079. PELED Y, Klempfner R, Kassif Y, Kogan A, et al
    Preoperative statin therapy and heart transplantation outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 7. pii: S0003-4975(20)30355.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1080. SMITH BB, Mauermann WJ, Yalamuri SM, Frank RD, et al
    INTRAOPERATIVE FLUID BALANCE AND PERIOPERATIVE OUTCOMES FOLLOWING AORTIC VALVE SURGERY.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 6. pii: S0003-4975(20)30351.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1081. CARINO D, Denti P, Buzzatti N, Stella S, et al
    First Report of Mitraclip XTR to treat torrential tricuspid regurgitation after failed annulopasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30268.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  1082. ISHIDOU M, Ito H, Murata M, Hirose K, et al
    Interannular bridge: a novel approach to address congenital mitral regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)30250.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1083. TANG PC, Sarsour N, Haft JW, Romano MA, et al
    Aortic Valve Repair versus Replacement Associated with Durable Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30228.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1084. BIANCARI F, Valtola A, Juvonen T, Husso A, et al
    Trifecta versus Perimount Magna Ease Aortic Valve Prostheses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)30194.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1085. HAIDARI Z, Wendt D, Thielmann M, Mackowiak M, et al
    Intraoperative hemoadsorption in patients with native mitral valve infective endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30188.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1086. COLLI A, Raanani E, Cobiella J, Wrobel K, et al
    Transapical and transfemoral combined mitral valve repair with annular and leaflet therapies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30186.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1087. FUJINO T, Imamura T, Nitta D, Kim G, et al
    Effect of Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Surgery with Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)30102.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  1088. CLEMENT KC, Canner JK, Whitman GJR, Lawton JS, et al
    New Persistent Opioid Use After Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery in Commercially Insured Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)30084.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1089. HIRJI S, Yazdchi F, Kiehm S, Landino S, et al
    Outcomes Following Tricuspid Valve Repair with Ring Versus Suture Bicuspidization Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(20)30074.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1090. RAM E, Schwammenthal E, Cohen H, Kogan A, et al
    Outcomes of Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair Surgery for Anterior, Posterior and Bileaflet Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(20)30076.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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