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    June 2018
  1. KARTHA VM, Rehman M, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, et al
    National Benchmarks of Proportions of Patients Receiving Transfusions during Pediatric Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30829.
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  2. WEBER DJ, Sheikh AY, Cain BS, LaBourene JI, et al
    Repair of Enlarging Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Two Months After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30826.
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  3. KITAMURA S
    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30752.
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  4. DI MOLFETTA P, Gregorini R, Fiore C, Santarpino G, et al
    Is There Still Room For The Prophylactic Use Of Levosimendan In Cardiac Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30736.
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  5. JACOBS JP, Alam SS, Owens SL, Parker DM, et al
    The Association between Novel Biomarkers and 1-year Readmission or Mortality after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30732.
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    May 2018
  6. VILLAVICENCIO MA, Axtell AL, Osho A, Astor T, et al
    Single versus Double Lung Transplantation in Pulmonary Fibrosis: Impact of Age and Pulmonary Hypertension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 24. pii: S0003-4975(18)30705.
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  7. YEO HJ, Cho WH, Jeon D, Kim D, et al
    Lung transplantation in tuberculosis (reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)30699.
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  8. HOLST KA, Dearani JA, Said SM, Davies RR, et al
    Surgical Management and Outcomes of Ebstein Anomaly in Neonates and Infants: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 16. pii: S0003-4975(18)30678.
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  9. MATTIOLI AV, Coppi F, Pennella S, Farinetti A, et al
    Combined Rehabilitation and Nutritional Coaching After Cardiac Surgery: Gender Differences.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30668.
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  10. PAONE G, Eng M, Kabbani LS, Borgi J, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparing Transfemoral, Transcarotid and Transcaval Access.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30658.
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  11. OLIVER WC JR
    Maternal and Fetal Outcome after Cardiac Surgery during Pregnancy: A Meta-Analysis (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30662.
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  12. WANG SC, Patel H, Scott WW
    Lung Cancer Invading a Coronary Graft: Role of Coronary Intervention and Robotic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30654.
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  13. EMANI S, Sleeper LA, Faraoni D, Mulone M, et al
    Thromboelastography is Associated with Surrogates for Bleeding after Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)30649.
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  14. SHAVIT L, Merin O, Grenader T, Jacobson E, et al
    Hyponatremia Predicts Poor Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Undergoing Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30604.
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  15. CHANG AC
    Centralizing Esophagectomy to Improve Outcomes and Enhance Clinical Research: Invited Expert Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30591.
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    April 2018
  16. HUI DS, Miles KM, Lee R
    Neurologic Injury Predicts Plaintiff Award in Federal Cardiac Surgery Trials.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30558.
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  17. SAMANO MN, Fernandes LM, Campos SV, Pego-Fernandes PM, et al
    Lung Transplantation in Tuberculosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30562.
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  18. REZNIK SI
    The incidence and treatment of a symptomatic diaphragmatic hernia following esophagectomy for cancer (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30563.
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  19. SHINN SH, Altarabsheh SE, Deo SV, Sabik JH, et al
    A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis of Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement versus Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30556.
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  20. ANDRONIS L, Oppong RA, Manga N, Senanayake E, et al
    Is the Venner-PneuX Endotracheal Tube System A Cost-Effective Option For Post Cardiac Surgery Care?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30555.
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  21. GURRIERI C, Smith BB, Nuttall GA, Pruthi RK, et al
    Essential Thrombocythemia and Cardiac Surgery: A Case Series and Review of the Literature.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30554.
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  22. ROMANO MA, Koeckert M, Mumtaz MA, Slachman FN, et al
    Permanent Pacemaker Implantation Following Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30552.
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  23. MASABNI K, Kandagatla P, Popoff AM, Rubinfeld I, et al
    Is Esophagectomy for Benign Conditions Benign?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)30542.
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  24. MA W, Zhang W, Shi W, Kong Y, et al
    Left Ventricular Diastolic Function after Aortic Valve Replacement for Chronic Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 16. pii: S0003-4975(18)30510.
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  25. JHA N, Jha AK, Chand Chauhan R, Chauhan NS, et al
    Maternal and Fetal Outcome after Cardiac Surgery during Pregnancy: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30496.
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  26. COSTA ACBA, Parham DR, Ashley JE, Nguyen KH, et al
    A Table Mounted Cardiopulmonary Bypass System for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30503.
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  27. LEVY G, Haeck K, Louie B
    Epidural analgesia versus transversus abdominis plane block for esophagectomy: Are they equivalent? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30497.
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  28. COSTA J, Gorenstein LA, D'Ovidio F
    Novel Treatment for Anastomotic Leak Following Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30501.
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  29. CLARIZIA NA, Ruel M
    The Incidence and Consequence of Prosthesis Patient Mismatch After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30495.
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  30. GREENE A, Russell C, Harris S, Adams C, et al
    Left Thoracotomy for Redo Mitral Valve Replacement in Giant Left Atrium and Severe Pectus Excavatum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30492.
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  31. FALLON JM, DeSimone JP, Brennan JM, O'Brien S, et al
    The Incidence and Consequence of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)30435.
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    March 2018
  32. ZHOU P, Zhu P, Xiao Z, Lin X, et al
    Meta-analysis of Repeat Revascularization of Off-Pump and On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30408.
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  33. HOFSTETTER W
    How I Teach It: Open Modified En Bloc Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30403.
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  34. MARCUS SG, Mahadevan VS, Deuse T
    Hybrid Open Minimally-Invasive Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30406.
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  35. RICH JB, Fonner CE, Quader MA, Ailawadi G, et al
    Impact of Regional Collaboration on Quality Improvement and Associated Cost Savings in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30393.
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  36. BOTTERO S, Meucci D, Trozzi M, Carotti A, et al
    Dehiscence of bronchial anastomosis after lung transplantation: a successful unconventional treatment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30396.
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  37. SCHURINK B, Defize IL, Mazza E, Ruurda JP, et al
    Two-Field Lymphadenectomy During Esophagectomy: The Presence of Thoracic Duct Lymph Nodes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)30383.
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  38. GRAND N, Bouchet JB, Zufferey P, Beraud AM, et al
    Quality of Life After Cardiac Surgery Based on the Minimal Clinically Important Difference Concept.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)30388.
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  39. MEHAFFEY JH, Haywood NS, Hawkins RB, Kern JA, et al
    Need for Permanent Pacemaker after Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Reduces Long-Term Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30372.
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  40. SHAHIAN DM, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Kurlansky PA, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2018 Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models: Part 1 - Background, Design Considerations, and Model Development.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30370.
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  41. O'BRIEN SM, Feng L, He X, Xian Y, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2018 Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models: Part 2 - Statistical Methods and Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30371.
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  42. TAM DY, Nedadur R, Yu M, Yanagawa B, et al
    Rigid Plate Fixation Versus Wire Cerclage For Sternotomy After Cardiac Surgery: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)30376.
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  43. ELBADAWI A, Elgendy IY, Saad M, Megaly M, et al
    Meta-Analysis of Trials on Prophylactic Use of Levosimendan in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31529.
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  44. GIAMBRUNO V, Jones P, Khaliel F, Chu MW, et al
    Hybrid Coronary Revascularization Versus On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 20. pii: S0003-4975(17)31519.
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  45. HAKIM AH, Ahmad U, McCurry KR, Johnston DR, et al
    Contemporary Outcomes of ECMO used as Bridge to Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)30365.
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  46. GOOSZEN JAH, Slaman AE, van Dieren S, Gisbertz SS, et al
    The Incidence and Treatment of a Symptomatic Diaphragmatic Hernia Following Esophagectomy for Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(18)30363.
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  47. DESIMONE JP, Malenka DJ, Weldner PW, Iribarne A, et al
    Coronary Revascularization with Single Versus Bilateral Mammary Arteries: Is It Time to Change?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)30339.
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  48. TRAHANAS JM, Van Boxtel BS, Miller SE, Irobunda C, et al
    Emergent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30335.
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  49. BHATNAGAR P, Bhatnagar S
    Multivessel Total Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Mesocardia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30336.
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  50. CHAN JL, Miller JG, Murphy M, Greenberg A, et al
    A Multidisciplinary Protocol-Driven Approach to Improve Extubation Times Following Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30319.
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  51. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH, Charles EJ, Kern JA, et al
    Psoas Muscle Size Predicts Risk-Adjusted Outcomes After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30321.
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  52. URBAN M, Booth K, O'Sullivan J, Dark J, et al
    Novel Management of Atrial Septal Defect at Time of Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30327.
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  53. BELLER JP, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, LaPar DJ, et al
    Does Preoperative Troponin Level Impact Outcomes following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30276.
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  54. KENDALL MC, Castro-Alves LJ
    Epidural Analgesia Versus Transversus Abdominis Plane Block For Esophagectomy: Are They Equivalent?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30266.
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  55. NELSON M, Green J, Spiess B, Kasirajan V, et al
    Measurement of Blood Loss in Cardiac Surgery: Still Too Much.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(17)31524.
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  56. MCCARTHY FH, Vemulapalli S, Li Z, Thourani V, et al
    The Association of Tricuspid Regurgitation With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: A Report From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(17)31518.
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  57. WEHMAN B, Mazzeffi M, Chow R, Watkins AC, et al
    Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Refractory Electrical Storm After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e99-e101.
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  58. LEE T, Mittnacht AJC, Itagaki S, Stewart A, et al
    Mitral Regurgitation Exacerbation Due to Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e103-e105.
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  59. ACCOLA KD, Chitwood WR Jr., Mumtaz MA, Barnhart GR, et al
    Step-by-Step Aortic Valve Replacement With a New Rapid Deployment Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:966-971.
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  60. BHARAT A, Kreisel D
    Immunopathogenesis of Primary Graft Dysfunction After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:671-674.
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  61. BEUTE TJ, Orem MD, Schiller TM, Goehler M, et al
    Use of an Automated Suture Fastening Device in Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30260.
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  62. OSHO A, Mulvihill M, Lamba N, Hirji S, et al
    Is Functional Independence Associated With Improved Long Term Survival After Lung Transplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30256.
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    February 2018
  63. FERRARIS VA
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30245.
    PubMed     Text format    


  64. ZHU Y, Toth AJ, Lowry AM, Blackstone EH, et al
    Cardiac Surgery Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 15. pii: S0003-4975(17)31510.
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  65. VAN DER SLUIS PC, Ruurda JP, van der Horst S, Goense L, et al
    The Learning Curve for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy: Results from 312 Cases.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)30170.
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  66. YOSHIYASU N, Sato S, Hirose M, Eba S, et al
    Bilateral Pneumothorax and Pneumoperitoneum One Year After Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30139.
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  67. SHROYER ALW, Gioia WE, Bishawi M, Wallace AS, et al
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30138.
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  68. CERILLO AG, Amoretti F, Mariani M, Cigala E, et al
    Increased Gradients After Aortic Valve Replacement With The Perceval Valve: The Role of Oversizing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30084.
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  69. TECSON KM, Brown D, Choi JW, Feghali G, et al
    Major Adverse Renal and Cardiac Events Following Coronary Angiography and Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30071.
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  70. LAFRENIERE-BESSI V, Cameron-Gagne M, Perron J, Levesque MH, et al
    Mitral Annular Calcification and Mitral Valve Replacement: A New Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e55-e57.
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  71. PUTZU A, Ferrari E, Gallo M, Cassina T, et al
    Randomized Evidence on Perioperative Statin Therapy in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:665-666.
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  72. HORER J, Belli E, Roussin R, LeBret E, et al
    Evaluation of the Adult Congenital Heart Surgery Mortality Score at Two European Centers.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30035.
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  73. COSTELLO JM, Monge MC, Hill KD, Kim S, et al
    Associations Between Unplanned Cardiac Reinterventions and Outcomes After Pediatric Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31472.
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  74. CODNER P, Pugliese D, Kouz R, Patel A, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement by a Novel Suprasternal Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31479.
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    January 2018
  75. LIOU DZ, Serna-Gallegos D, Mirocha J, Bairamian V, et al
    Predictors of Failure to Rescue After Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0003-4975(17)31392.
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  76. DEARANI JA, Prager RL
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Outcomes and Quality (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30075.
    PubMed     Text format    


  77. ABOAGYE JK, Hayanga JWA, Lau BD, Bush EL, et al
    Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Hospitalized for Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)31412.
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  78. HUSAIN-SYED F, Ferrari F, Sharma A, Hinna Danesi T, et al
    Preoperative Renal Functional Reserve Predicts Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30054.
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  79. GRIESHABER P, Heim N, Herzberg M, Niemann B, et al
    Active Chest Tube Clearance After Cardiac Surgery is Associated with Reduced Reexploration Rates.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30057.
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  80. CHAN EY, Goodarzi A, Sinha N, Nguyen DT, et al
    Long-Term Survival in Bilateral Lung Transplantation for Scleroderma-Related Lung Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31322.
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  81. CULLER SD, Cohen DJ, Brown PP, Kugelmass AD, et al
    Trends in Aortic Valve Replacement Procedures Between 2009 and 2015: Has Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Made a Difference?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31499.
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  82. BHAGAT R, Bronsert MR, Juarez-Colunga E, Weyant MJ, et al
    Postoperative Complications Drive Unplanned Readmissions after Esophagectomy for Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)30043.
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  83. JACOBS JP, Mayer JE Jr., Pasquali SK, Hill KD, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30014.
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  84. DEEB GM, Chetcuti SJ, Yakubov SJ, Patel HJ, et al
    The Impact of Annular Size on Outcomes After Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)31229.
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  85. REDDY RM, Weir WB, Barnett S, Heiden BT, et al
    Increased Variance in Oral and Gastric Microbiome Correlates With Esophagectomy Anastomotic Leak.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)31348.
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  86. HASSAN K, Bayer N, Schlingloff F, Oberhoffer M, et al
    Bleeding Complications After Use Of Novel Oral Anticoagulants In Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 2. pii: S0003-4975(17)31692.
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  87. YAMAUCHI S, Iwai S, Tominaga Y, Kugo Y, et al
    Supra-Annular Mitral Valve Replacement in an Infant With Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e27-e29.
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  88. ABEL SA, Stark TA, Rehfeldt KH, Rihal CS, et al
    Modified Cabrol Shunt for Atrioventricular Groove Rupture After Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e11-e13.
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  89. BASSANO C, Bovio E, Nardi P, Ruvolo G, et al
    PAS-Port in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:334.
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  90. D'AGOSTINO RS, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Fernandez FG, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:15-23.
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  91. KURIHARA N, Saito H, Usami S, Imai K, et al
    Lung Cancer Surgery in Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e7-e9.
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  92. MATHEW S, Bouchard M, Hoschtitzky JA
    Prosthetic Valve-on-Valve Mitral Valve Re-Replacement: A Novel Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e25-e26.
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  93. OLARTE JM, Lopez FD, Barquero JM, Calvo R, et al
    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Replacement Through Apicoaortic Conduit for Aortic Bypass Valve Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e21-e22.
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  94. SHAHIAN DM, Faber LP, Mathisen DJ
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    Resection of the Tracheobronchial Bifurcation With Complete Preservation of Lung Parenchyma.
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    Robotic Thymectomy Is Feasible for Large Thymomas: A Propensity-Matched Comparison.
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    Improved Approach With Subcostal Exchange of the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device: Difference in On and Off Pump?
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    Histone Modification Is Correlated With Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling in Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
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    A Novel Surgical Approach to Mechanical Circulatory Support in Univentricular Infants.
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    Bioprosthetic Valve Fracture to Facilitate Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation.
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    The Impact of 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome on Surgical Repair Outcomes of Conotruncal Cardiac Anomalies.
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    Outcomes of Elective Aortic Hemiarch Reconstruction for Aneurysmal Disease in the Elderly.
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  201. POURMOGHADAM KK, DeCampli WM, Ruzmetov M, Kosko J, et al
    Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury and Swallowing Dysfunction in Neonatal Aortic Arch Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1611-1618.
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    Effusive Tuberculous Pericarditis.
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  203. HUANG L, Zhao L, Li W, Chai Y, et al
    Improved Closure Technique for Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: Double-Embedding Stitching Method.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1760-1761.
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  204. ONCEL M, Sunam GS, Yildiran H
    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer.
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  205. MORELL VO
    Nikaidoh Procedure: How I Teach It.
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  206. LUTHRA S
    Degrees of Belief and the Burden of Proof: The ART Trial.
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  207. BHAGAT R, Bronsert MR, Ward AN, Martin J, et al
    National Analysis of Unplanned Readmissions After Thoracoscopic Versus Open Lung Cancer Resection.
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    October 2017
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    Surgical Treatment for Early Small Cell Lung Cancer: Variability in Practice and Impact on Survival.
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    Improved Lymph Node Staging in Early-Stage Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Database.
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    Less Is More: Results of a Statewide Analysis of the Impact of Blood Transfusion on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes.
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    Fate of Pneumonectomy Patients Variably Captured by Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Staging System.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30978.
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  213. BROWN LM, Cooke DT, David EA
    Adjuvant Chemotherapy Does Not Improve Survival for Lung Cancer With Chest Wall Invasion.
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    Patterns of Treatment and Outcomes for Definitive Therapy of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Clinical Prognosis of Superior Versus Basal Segment Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Use of Nicardipine After Cardiac Operations Is Safe in Children Regardless of Age.
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    Staphylococcus Aureus Prevention Strategies in Cardiac Surgery: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.
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    Shunt Failure-Risk Factors and Outcomes: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
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    Perforation of the Anterior Mitral Leaflet After Aortic Valve Replacement With Root Enlargement.
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  220. FRIDMAN MD, Owada CY, Gregory RD, Birnbaum PL, et al
    Off-Pump Double Coronary Artery Bypass in a 14-Year-Old With Kawasaki Disease.
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    Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Novel Approach to Treat Paravalvular Leak.
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    An Unusual Case of Arterial Embolism in an Adolescent With a Mitral Valve Repair With a Ring.
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    Surgical Management of Esophageal Epiphrenic Diverticula: A Transthoracic Approach Over Four Decades.
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  228. LUC JGY, Nguyen TC, Fowler CS, Eisenberg SB, et al
    Novel Debate-Style Cardiothoracic Surgery Journal Club: Results of a Pilot Curriculum.
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    Impaired Renal Function Should Not Be a Barrier to Transplantation in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis.
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  230. ALLEN KB, Yuh DD, Schwartz SB, Lange RA, et al
    Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Infections Associated With Heater-Cooler Devices.
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    Sequential Extended Thoracoscopic Sympathicotomy for Palmo-Axillo-Plantar Hyperhidrosis.
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    Glutaraldehyde Treatment of Allografts and Aortic Outcomes Post-Norwood: Challenging Surgical Decision.
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    Aortic Atheroma Increases the Risk of Long-Term Mortality in 20,000 Patients.
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    Intrathoracic Rhabdomyosarcoma With Mediastinal Shift.
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  240. LOUMIOTIS I, Jakobleff WA, Chau ML
    The "Double-Valve" Sign in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
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  241. JENKINS C, Schumer EM, Slaughter MS
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  243. KAVARANA MN, Turnbull JM, Sade RM
    Should a Down Syndrome Child With a Failing Heart Be Offered Heart Transplantation?
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  244. COHEN RG, Bowdish ME
    When a Patient Dies: How I Teach It.
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  245. MASSARD G, Antonoff MB, Noel JL, Brunelli A, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial: Thoracic Surgeons Need Recognition of Competence in Thoracic Oncology.
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    September 2017
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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Aortic Stenosis and Mitral Regurgitation.
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    Aortic Valve Replacement With Perceval Bioprosthesis: Single-Center Experience With 617 Implants.
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    A Model to Predict the Use of Surgical Resection for Advanced-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients.
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    Unusual Cause of Life-Threatening Hemoptysis During Cardiac Operation: Surgical Management Revisited.
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    August 2017
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    Managing the Left Atrial Appendage in Atrial Fibrillation: Current State of the Art.
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    Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus Causes High Fatality After Cardiac Operations.
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    How to Prevent Pacemaker Implantation After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: Tips and Tricks.
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  520. BAKAEEN FG, Svensson LG, Mitchell JD, Keshavjee S, et al
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    March 2017
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    Comparison of Different Risk Models for Prediction of Patient Outcomes in Cardiac Operations.
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  545. BALLAY N, Soder B, Smith J, Miller A, et al
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    Long-Term Outcome of Patients With Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect Combined With the Tetralogy of Fallot: Staged Repair Is Not Inferior to Primary Repair.
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  561. REUL RM, Reardon MJ
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: How I Teach It.
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  562. AILAWADI G, Iung B
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  563. NISHIGAWA K, Fukui T, Yamazaki M, Takanashi S, et al
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    A Series of Transbronchial Removal of Intracavitary Pulmonary Aspergilloma.
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  570. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Only Ring Types Cannot Control Late Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
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  571. FORMICA F, Broccolo F, Cerrito MG
    Minimal Extracorporeal Circulation and Minimally Invasive Valve Operations: Should They Be the Right Combination in the Future?
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    February 2017
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    Awake Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as Bridge to Lung Transplantation: A 9-Year Experience.
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    One-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease.
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    Long-Term Risk of Ischemic Stroke After the Cox-Maze III Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation.
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    Patency of Saphenous Vein Grafts Using the PAS-Port System During Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
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    Plasma Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 Is Associated With Acute Kidney Injury and Death After Cardiac Operations.
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    Diabetes Upregulation of Cyclooxygenase 2 Contributes to Altered Coronary Reactivity After Cardiac Surgery.
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    Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass and Stents for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Stenosis.
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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in-Valve Implantation Using Lotus Valve for Failed Surgical Bioprostheses.
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    Tricuspid Regurgitation Associated With Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Characterization, Evolution After Mitral Surgery, and Value of Tricuspid Repair.
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    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Using the Radial Artery, Right Internal Thoracic Artery, or Saphenous Vein as the Second Conduit.
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    CHADS2 Score Predicts Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Elective Pulmonary Lobectomy.
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    Comparing del Nido and Conventional Cardioplegia in Infants and Neonates in Congenital Heart Surgery.
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    Heart-Type Fatty Acid Binding Protein and Ischemia-Modified Albumin for Detection of Myocardial Infarction After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
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    Ureaplasma Transmitted From Donor Lungs Is Pathogenic After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:670-671.
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  588. BENDZSAK A, Oliveira R, Goudie E, Thiffault V, et al
    Evaluation of the Mediastinum: Differentiating Between Stations 4L, 5, and 6 Using EBUS and EUS.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e219-e221.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  589. SERNA-GALLEGOS DR, McKenna RJ Jr
    Video-Assisted Intercostal Muscle Flaps for Bronchial Stump Coverage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e215-e217.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  590. TSAI CL, Yang CC, Fujikawa T, Hsieh SR, et al
    Hybrid Repair of Ruptured Arch Aneurysm Without Sternotomy Through an Unusual Extraanatomic Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e209-e211.
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  591. SHAIKHREZAI K, Bartnik A, Khorsandi M, Hunter S, et al
    Lead-Sparing Tricuspid Valve Repair Damaged by Pacemaker Lead.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e207-e208.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  592. TARMIZ A, Mgarrech I, Besbes T, Kortas C, et al
    Alien-Shaped Intracardiac Leiomyoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e201.
    PubMed     Text format    


  593. BLANCO M, Echevarria JR, Fernandez-Gutierrez M, Laguna G, et al
    Heart Failure for Superinfected Giant Pericardial Hydatid Cyst.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e197.
    PubMed     Text format    


  594. SUEYOSHI E, Nagayama H, Onizuka H, Sakamoto I, et al
    Successful Treatment of Cardiac Tamponade After a Closed-Chest Cardiac Massage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e191.
    PubMed     Text format    


  595. MARTIN BJ, Seaman C, Windram JD, Rebeyka IM, et al
    An Unusual Cause of Hemopericardium 22 Years After a Fontan Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e187-e189.
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  596. BARBERO C, Marchetto G, Ricci D, Rinaldi M, et al
    Temporary Neurological Dysfunction After Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Influence of Type of Perfusion and Aortic Clamping Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:691-692.
    PubMed     Text format    


  597. BROWN LM, Louie BE
    Robot-Assisted Total Thymectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:369-372.
    PubMed     Text format    


  598. VITANOVA K, Cleuziou J, Pabst von Ohain J, Burri M, et al
    Recoarctation After Norwood I Procedure for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Impact of Patch Material.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:617-621.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  599. STERNBACH JM, Wang K, El Khoury R, Teitelbaum EN, et al
    Measuring Error Identification and Recovery Skills in Surgical Residents.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:663-669.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  600. BRUSE JL, Cervi E, McLeod K, Biglino G, et al
    Looks Do Matter! Aortic Arch Shape After Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Palliation Correlates With Cavopulmonary Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:645-654.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  601. PEVNI D, Medalion B, Mohr R, Ben-Gal Y, et al
    Should Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting Be Used in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:551-558.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  602. TOVEDAL T, Lubberink M, Morell A, Estrada S, et al
    Blood Flow Quantitation by Positron Emission Tomography During Selective Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:610-616.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  603. ALSOUFI B, McCracken C, Shashidharan S, Kogon B, et al
    Palliation Outcomes of Neonates Born With Single-Ventricle Anomalies Associated With Aortic Arch Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:637-644.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  604. GULACK BC, Benrashid E, Jaquiss RD, Lodge AJ, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Replacement With a Trifecta Valve Is Associated With Reduced Transvalvular Gradient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:655-662.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  605. SHEIKH SI, Hayes D Jr, Kirkby SE, Tobias JD, et al
    Age-Dependent Gender Disparities in Post Lung Transplant Survival Among Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:441-446.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  606. ABADEER MN, Stuth EA, Kouretas PC, Ginde S, et al
    Scimitar Syndrome-Complex Surgical Revision 3 Decades After Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e183-e185.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  607. LOUP O, Wustmann K, Martinelli MV, Schwerzmann M, et al
    Failing Systemic Right Ventricles With Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension: Candidates for Ventricular Assist Devices as Destination Therapy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e179-e181.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  608. BRUSCHI G, Colombo P, Botta L, Nava S, et al
    Portico Sheathless Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation via Distal Axillary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e175-e177.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  609. NOGUCHI M, Tabata M, Ito J, Nakatsuka D, et al
    Successfully Treated Nonocclusive Mesenteric Ischemia After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e171-e173.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  610. BAUMGARTEN H, Squiers JJ, Brinkman WT, Vasquez J Jr, et al
    Endovascular Technique for Repair of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm After Coarctation Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e167-e169.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  611. HATA H, Shiono M, Iida M, Sezai A, et al
    Autotransplantation for Threatened Cardiac Rupture After Left Ventricular Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e163-e165.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  612. SCHREIBER C, Kirnbauer M, Hoellinger R, Seitelberger R, et al
    Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Draining Into the Left Atrium Found During Bypass Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e161-e162.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  613. DIEZ-VILLANUEVA P, Sarraj A, Navarrete G, Salamanca J, et al
    Surgical Repair of Huge Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm After Sutureless Repair of Free Wall Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e157-e159.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  614. WANG C, Chen H, Sun L, Mei Y, et al
    Cardiac Cavernous Hemangioma Coexisting With Pulmonary Cavernous Hemangiomas and Giant Hepatic Hemangioma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e149-e152.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  615. PRICE JD, Anagnostopoulos C, Benvenisty A, Kothuru RK, et al
    Intracardiac Extension of Intravenous Leiomyomatosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e145-e147.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  616. TEN DUIS K, IJpma FF
    Surgical Treatment of Snapping Scapula Syndrome Due to Malunion of Rib Fractures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e143-e144.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  617. PARKER KL, Thistlethwaite P, Suliman AS, Reid C, et al
    Staged Repair of an Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Secondary to Delayed Methylmethacrylate Plate Migration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e139-e141.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  618. SCRIMGEOUR LA, Grada Z, Aswad BI, Ng T, et al
    Lessons Learned From an Untreated "Benign" Thoracic Tumor.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e135-e137.
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  619. DI FRANCO A, Gaudino M, Weinsaft JW, Pun SC, et al
    "Second" Primary Cardiac Sarcoma in a Patient With Ewing Sarcoma. Always Expect The Unexpected.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e131-e133.
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  620. OSHO AA, Azzoli CJ, Pai S, Mino-Kenudson M, et al
    Successful Treatment of an Aggressive Tracheal Malignancy With Immunotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e123-e125.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  621. BUCKLEY T, Lee J, Gipson KE, Earle J, et al
    Minocycline-Induced Hyperpigmentation Mimicking Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e121-e122.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  622. SONODA D, Mikubo M, Shiomi K, Satoh Y, et al
    Complete Resection of Oligorecurrence of Stage I Lung Adenocarcinoma 19 Years After Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e119-e120.
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  623. TZAFOS S, Collaud S, Wilhelm M, Wieser S, et al
    Lung Volume Reduction Surgery on Extracorporeal Life Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e115-e117.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  624. ROCCO G
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:468-469.
    PubMed     Text format    


  625. D'AMICO TA
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:460-461.
    PubMed     Text format    


  626. YANG SM, Wang ML, Hung MH, Hsu HH, et al
    Tubeless Uniportal Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection for Peripheral Lung Nodules.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:462-468.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  627. FIORELLI A, D'Andrilli A, Vanni C, Cascone R, et al
    Iterative Surgical Treatment for Repeated Recurrences After Complete Resection of Thymic Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:422-431.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  628. LEVACK MM, Aftab M, Roselli EE, Johnston DR, et al
    Outcomes of a Less-Invasive Approach for Proximal Aortic Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:533-540.
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  629. DOBRILOVIC N, Raman J, Fingleton JG, Maslow A, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes of External Repair as a Rescue Operation for Atrioventricular Groove Disruption.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:491-496.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  630. HIJIYA K, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Kondo T, Motoyama H, et al
    Bronchodilator Inhalation During Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Improves Posttransplant Graft Function After Warm Ischemia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:447-453.
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  631. AL-AMERI M, Bergman P, Franco-Cereceda A, Sartipy U, et al
    Self-Reported Physical Quality of Life Before Thoracic Operations Is Associated With Long-Term Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:484-490.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  632. HARRINGTON PB, McAlexander WW, Bryant AS, Wallace P, et al
    Outcomes of Patients Who Undergo Cardiac Surgical Procedures After Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:541-545.
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  633. BISLERI G, Di Bacco L, Turturiello D, Mazzoletti A, et al
    Improved Outcomes of Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization in Elderly Patients at Long-Term Follow-Up: A Propensity-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:517-525.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  634. SAWANT A, Mankar H, Chatterjee A, Pramesh CS, et al
    VATS Versus Open Lobectomy: Need for a Prospective Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:690-691.
    PubMed     Text format    


  635. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iscan S, et al
    Regarding the Diabetic Patients Undergoing Off-Pump Coronary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:690.
    PubMed     Text format    


  636. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Pay Attention to Mitral Valve Repair With Autologous Pericardial Leaflet Augmentation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:689.
    PubMed     Text format    


  637. OHIRA S, Yaku H
    Impact of Incomplete Revascularization on Long-Term Outcomes in Octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:687.
    PubMed     Text format    


    January 2017
  638. MEHAFFEY JH, Schubert SA, Gelvin MG, Charles EJ, et al
    A New Intraoperative Protocol for Reducing Perioperative Transfusions in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31481.
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  639. UEKI C, Miyata H, Motomura N, Sakaguchi G, et al
    Previous Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Does Not Increase Adverse Events After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31477.
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  640. YOUNT KW, Yarboro LT, Narahari AK, Ghanta RK, et al
    Outcomes of Trainees Performing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Does Resident Experience Matter?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31463.
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  641. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Expert Consensus for the Resuscitation of Patients Who Arrest After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(16)31482.
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  642. KON ZN, Bittle GJ, Pasrija C, Sanchez PG, et al
    The Optimal Procedure for Retransplantation After Single Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31429.
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  643. RACCA V, Bordoni B, Castiglioni P, Modica M, et al
    Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Improves Heart Surgery Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31438.
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  644. SAMSON P, Puri V, Broderick S, Patterson GA, et al
    Adhering to Quality Measures in Esophagectomy Is Associated With Improved Survival in All Stages of Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31283.
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  645. RAJARAM R, Mohanty S, Bentrem DJ, Pavey ES, et al
    Nationwide Assessment of Robotic Lobectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31377.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  646. ECKARDT J, Jakobsen E, Licht PB
    Subcarinal Lymph Nodes Should be Dissected in All Lobectomies for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer-Regardless of Primary Tumor Location.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31378.
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  647. POSENAU JT, Wojdyla DM, Shaw LK, Alexander KP, et al
    Revascularization Strategies and Outcomes in Elderly Patients With Multivessel Coronary Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31556.
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  648. RONCHARD T, Salaun E, Theron A, Grisoli D, et al
    Cross-Reactivity Between Heparin and Danaparoid Antibodies in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e9-e10.
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  649. THOMAS MJ, Bartlett HL, Bassetti MF, Lubner SJ, et al
    Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy in a Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot and Right-Sided Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e77-e79.
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  650. POLOMSKY M, Koulogiannis KP, Kipperman RM, Cohen BM, et al
    Mitral Valve Replacement With Sapien 3 Transcatheter Valve in Severe Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e57-e59.
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  651. AGUDO-QUILEZ P, Pozo E, Benedicto A, Reyes G, et al
    Atrioventricular Septum Pseudoaneurysm As Late Complication After Repeated Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e55-e56.
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  652. KUO CC, Hsing CH, Cheng BC
    Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass for Anomalous Origin of Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e35-e37.
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  653. SALVE GG, Jain SA, Thakkar BM, Shivaprakash K, et al
    Right Posterior Thoracotomy for Open-Heart Surgery in a Rare Morphology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e107-e109.
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  654. ELSAYED HH
    Is the Standardized Technique to Air Leak Reduction (STAR) a Star for All Pulmonary Resections?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:362.
    PubMed     Text format    


  655. RAMAN J, Lai DT, Dobrilovic N, Aziz S, et al
    Dacron Skirt Reconstruction of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract: Extending the Capabilities of a Valved Conduit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e97-e99.
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  656. BHAMIDIPATI CM, McCabe JM, Jones TK, Lombardi WL, et al
    Hybrid Management of a Giant Left Main Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e89.
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  657. TRUMELLO C, Denti P, Calabrese MC, Di Giannuario G, et al
    Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling Causing Severe Mitral Regurgitation After Bentall Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e85-e86.
    PubMed     Text format    


  658. NOOROMID MJ, Bharat A
    Posterior Mediastinal Cyst.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e83.
    PubMed     Text format    


  659. MEHTA C, Raparia K, Bharat A
    Anterior Mediastinal Myelolipoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e81.
    PubMed     Text format    


  660. MARSHALL CD, Ma MR, Park J, Sheckter CC, et al
    Recovery of a Missile Embolus From the Right Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e69-e71.
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  661. KAYATA H, Isaka M, Ohde Y, Takahashi T, et al
    Complete Resection of Masaoka Stage IVb Thymic Carcinoma After Chemoradiotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e5-e7.
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  662. MUTHUKUMAR L, Jan MF, Taylor R, Crouch J, et al
    Biatrial High-Grade Leiomyosarcoma With Nine-Year Post-Surgical Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e43-e45.
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  663. KITAHARA H, Nawata K, Kinoshita O, Itoda Y, et al
    Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device for Danon Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e39-e41.
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  664. ZORINAS A, Austys D, Janusauskas V, Trakymas M, et al
    Small Intestinal Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Metastasis in the Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e31-e33.
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  665. TERRIEN CM 3RD, Edwards NM
    Aortoventricular Dissociation and Refractory Fungal Endocarditis Caused by a Rare Pathogen Lichtheimia: A Surgical and Medical Management Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e25-e27.
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  666. YAMAMOTO Y, Kodama K, Ide Y, Takeda M, et al
    Thymic and Mediastinal Lymph Node Metastasis of Colon Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e13-e15.
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  667. FUCHIGAMI T, Nishioka M, Akashige T, Higa S, et al
    Off-Pump Atrial Septectomy for Infants With Restrictive Atrial Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e111-e113.
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  668. HYSI I, Rebet O, Gautier L, Fabre O, et al
    A Standardized Loop Technique for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e105-e106.
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  669. BHAMIDIPATI CM, Pal JD, Jones TK, McCabe JM, et al
    Outflow Graft Obstruction Treated With Transcatheter Management: A Novel Therapy for a New Diagnosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e101-e104.
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  670. BADHWAR V, Rankin JS, Damiano RJ Jr, Gillinov AM, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:329-341.
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  671. COHEN RG, Hackmann AE, Fleischman F, Baker CJ, et al
    Type A Aortic Dissection Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:14-17.
    PubMed     Text format    


  672. KANEKO T
    "Think Outside the Box"-Visionary of Cross-Training.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:11-13.
    PubMed     Text format    


  673. SAMSON P, Crabtree T, Broderick S, Kreisel D, et al
    Quality Measures in Clinical Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Improved Performance Is Associated With Improved Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:303-311.
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  674. HERVOCHON R, Bobbio A, Guinet C, Mansuet-Lupo A, et al
    Body Mass Index and Total Psoas Area Affect Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Pneumonectomy for Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:287-295.
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  675. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Blair A, Kurlansky PA, et al
    Posttransplant Outcomes Among Septuagenarians Bridged to Transplantation With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:41-48.
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  676. WILLIAMS T, Gulack BC, Kim S, Fernandez FG, et al
    Operative Risk for Major Lung Resection Increases at Extremes of Body Mass Index.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:296-302.
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  677. GAN C, Peng L, Liang Z, Song H, et al
    Percutaneous Perventricular Device Closure of Ventricular Septal Defect: From Incision to Pinhole.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:172-177.
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  678. SCHUMER EM, Rice JD, Kistler AM, Trivedi JR, et al
    Single Versus Double Lung Retransplantation Does Not Affect Survival Based on Previous Transplant Type.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:236-240.
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  679. GEORGE RS, Milton R, Chaudhuri N, Kefaloyannis E, et al
    Totally Endoscopic (VATS) First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:241-245.
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  680. FINGER B, Brase J, He J, Gibson WJ, et al
    Elevated Hemoglobin A1c Is Associated With Lower Socioeconomic Position and Increased Postoperative Infections and Longer Hospital Stay After Cardiac Surgical Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:145-151.
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  681. REARDON MJ, Bapat VN, Popma JJ
    Successful Evolut R Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:365-366.
    PubMed     Text format    


  682. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Novel Tricuspid Valve Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:364.
    PubMed     Text format    


  683. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    ITA Well Fits as Arterial Conduit for Coronary Bypass Based on Its Histology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:363.
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    December 2016
  684. RABIN J, Meyenburg T, Lowery AV, Rouse M, et al
    Restricted Albumin Utilization Is Safe and Cost Effective in a Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31466.
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  685. LANDER HL, Ejiofor JI, McGurk S, Tsuyoshi K, et al
    Vancomycin Paste Does Not Reduce the Incidence of Deep Sternal Wound Infection After Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31468.
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  686. SAMSON P, Puri V, Broderick S, Patterson GA, et al
    Extent of Lymphadenectomy Is Associated With Improved Overall Survival After Esophagectomy With or Without Induction Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 23. pii: S0003-4975(16)31067.
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  687. LAMELAS J, Williams RF, Mawad M, LaPietra A, et al
    Complications Associated With Femoral Cannulation During Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)31364.
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  688. HUH JH, Lee KH, Cho KR, Hwang HY, et al
    Spasm and Reopening of the Right Gastroepiploic Artery Conduit After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)31372.
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  689. MALTAIS S, Widmer RJ, Bell MR, Daly RC, et al
    Reoperation for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: Outcomes and Considerations for Expanding Interventional Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)31362.
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  690. DICKINSON KJ, Wang K, Zhang L, Allen MS, et al
    Esophagectomy Outcomes in the Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 10. pii: S0003-4975(16)31130.
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  691. MAZZEFFI MA, Chriss E, Davis K, Zhan M, et al
    Optimal Plasma Transfusion in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Operations With Massive Transfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 10. pii: S0003-4975(16)31327.
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  692. HICKEY E, Pham-Hung E, Nosikova Y, Halvorsen F, et al
    NASA Model of "Threat and Error" in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Patterns of Error Chains.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)31143.
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  693. LEHMANN S, Meyer A, Schroeter T, Uhlemann M, et al
    Midterm Durability and Hemodynamic Performance of a Third-Generation Bovine Pericardial Prosthetic Aortic Valve: The Leipzig Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)31329.
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  694. PARK SY, Kim DJ, Do YW, Suh J, et al
    The Oncologic Outcome of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients After Robot-Assisted Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy With Total Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31289.
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  695. FREUNDLICH RE, Maile MD, Hajjar MM, Habib JR, et al
    Years of Life Lost After Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31300.
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  696. RANKIN JS, Badhwar V, He X, Jacobs JP, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement Plus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Composite Score: A Report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Quality Measurement Task Force.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31287.
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  697. LEONTYEV S, Davierwala PM, Gaube LM, Rohrig KA, et al
    Outcomes of Dialysis-Dependent Patients After Cardiac Operations in a Single-Center Experience of 483 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)30953.
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  698. JAVADIKASGARI H, Gillinov AM, Idrees JJ, Mihaljevic T, et al
    Valve Repair Is Superior to Replacement in Most Patients With Coexisting Degenerative Mitral Valve and Coronary Artery Diseases.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31144.
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  699. TAIOLI E, Paschal PK, Liu B, Kaufman AJ, et al
    Comparison of Conservative Treatment and Thymectomy on Myasthenia Gravis Outcome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1805-1813.
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  700. LIN MT, Wang JK, Wu PY, Lu CW, et al
    Successful Transcatheter Handmade-Valved Graft Stent for Branch Pulmonary Regurgitation: Novel Approach in a Special Event.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e541-e543.
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  701. ROUBERTIE F, Ramanan S, Lavrand F, Thambo JB, et al
    Combined Nuss Procedure and Cardiac Procedure Through a Left Anterolateral Thoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e537-e539.
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  702. SQUIERS JJ, Hebeler KR, DiMaio JM, Ogbue P, et al
    Impingement of Single-Tilting Disc Mitral Prosthesis During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e529-e531.
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  703. LOPEZ-MARCO A, Syed A, Combellack T, Mehta D, et al
    Iatrogenic Lesion of an Anomalous Circumflex Coronary Artery During Mitral Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e525-e527.
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  704. BRUSCHI G, Colombo P, Nava S, Musca F, et al
    Evolut R Implantation to Treat Severe Pure Aortic Regurgitation in a Patient With Mitral Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e521-e524.
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  705. GRASSO C, Scandura S, Buccheri S, Barbanti M, et al
    MitraClip Implantation for the Treatment of New-Onset Systolic Anterior Motion of the Mitral Valve After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e517-e519.
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  706. MARZOUK M, Shanmugam G, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S, et al
    Ascending Aortic Replacement and Sutureless Valve in a Failed Stentless Aortic Prosthesis: A Bailout Option.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e507-e509.
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  707. BENEDETTO U, Jin XY, Hill E, Treasure T, et al
    An Option for Concomitant Management of Moderate Marfan Root Aneurysm at the Time of Mitral Valve Repair: A Role for Personalized External Aortic Root Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e499-e501.
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  708. SAID SM, Pislaru S, Kotkar KD, Rihal CS, et al
    Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction After Transcatheter Mitral Valve-in-Ring Implantation: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e495-e497.
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  709. DUDHANI R, Jegatheeswaran A, Rao V
    TOUGH Syndrome: A Report of an Early Immediate Postoperative Cause of Aortocoronary Graft Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e493-e494.
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  710. YANG SC, Vaporciyan AA, Mark RJ, DaRosa DA, et al
    The Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education (JCTSE) "Educate the Educators" Faculty Development Course: Analysis of the First 5 Years.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2127-2132.
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  711. JACOBS JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, Edwards FH, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database 2016 Annual Report.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1790-1797.
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  712. LOOR G, Shumway SJ, McCurry KR, Keshavamurthy S, et al
    Process Improvement in Thoracic Donor Organ Procurement: Implementation of a Donor Assessment Checklist.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1872-1877.
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  713. MEHRAN RJ, Martin LW, Baker CM, Mena GE, et al
    Pain Management in an Enhanced Recovery Pathway After Thoracic Surgical Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e595-e596.
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  714. PEARLSTEIN DP
    Robotic Lobectomy Utilizing the Robotic Stapler.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e591-e593.
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  715. ORIHASHI K, Miyashita K, Tashiro M, Kihara K, et al
    Avoidance of Coronary Sinus Injury During Retrograde Cardioplegia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e583-e586.
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  716. MATSUSHITA T, Masuda S, Kanzaki T
    A Safe Technique for Using an Enclose II Anastomosis Assist Device During Off-Pump Coronary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e581-e582.
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  717. IWUCHUKWU CO, Dunton RF
    Post-Plombage Retained Foreign Object Resulting in Recurrent Infections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e575.
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  718. MICHALAK KW, Szymczyk K, Moll JA, Moll JJ, et al
    Severe Two-Vessel Ostial Stenosis of the Main Coronary Arteries in a Patient With Transposition of the Great Arteries After an Arterial Switch Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e567-e568.
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  719. BATTIN MP, Edwards JH, Freedman RA
    Heart Transplantation on a Desert Island? Self-Sacrifice and Slippery Slopes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1783-1784.
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  720. MAINWARING RD, Hanley FL
    Tetralogy of Fallot Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1776-1781.
    PubMed     Text format    


  721. IKONOMIDIS JS
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Thoracic Surgery Practice and Access Task Force: 2014 Workforce Report.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2118-2125.
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  722. RAGALIE WS, Termuhlen PM, Little AG
    Changes in Thoracic Surgery Experience During General Surgery Residency: A Review of the Case Logs From the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2095-2098.
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  723. CHARLES EJ, Huerter ME, Wagner CE, Sharma AK, et al
    Donation After Circulatory Death Lungs Transplantable Up to Six Hours After Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1845-1853.
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  724. WANG C, Hua K, Yin L, Wang Y, et al
    A Meta-Analysis of Miniaturized Versus Conventional Extracorporeal Circulation in Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2099-2108.
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  725. PETRELLA F, Radice D, Casiraghi M, Gasparri R, et al
    Glasgow Prognostic Score Class 2 Predicts Prolonged Intensive Care Unit Stay in Patients Undergoing Pneumonectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1898-1904.
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  726. ISAKA T, Nakayama H, Yokose T, Ito H, et al
    Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutations and Prognosis in Pathologic N1-N2 Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1821-1828.
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  727. SADE RM
    It Takes a Heart to Save a Family.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1782-1783.
    PubMed     Text format    


  728. PATEL P, Wada H, Hu HP, Hirohashi K, et al
    First Evaluation of the New Thin Convex Probe Endobronchial Ultrasound Scope: A Human Ex Vivo Lung Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)31274.
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  729. KIM YH, Oh HC, Choi JW, Hwang HY, et al
    No-Touch Saphenous Vein Harvesting May Improve Further the Patency of Saphenous Vein Composite Grafts: Early Outcomes and 1-Year Angiographic Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)31275.
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  730. ZHU X, Li Q, Wu Z
    Long-Term Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2134.
    PubMed     Text format    


    November 2016
  731. BRESCIA AA, Bolling SF, Patel HJ
    Valvular Regurgitation After Implantation Of Prostheses Secured With Cor-Knot Automated Fasteners.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 26. pii: S0003-4975(16)31752.
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  732. D'AGOSTINO RS, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Paone G, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)31574.
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  733. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Complications After Cardiac Operations: All Are Not Created Equal.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)31470.
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  734. LOPEZ-MENENDEZ J, Miguelena J, Morales C, Diaz CL, et al
    Celsior Versus Microplegia: Analysis of Myocardial Protection in Elective Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)31301.
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  735. FARAG M, Nikolic M, Arif R, Schmack B, et al
    Cardiac Surgery in Patients With Previous Hepatic or Renal Transplantation: A Pair-Matched Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31161.
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  736. PRODHAN P, Agarwal A, ElHassan NO, Bolin EH, et al
    Tracheostomy Among Infants With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Undergoing Cardiac Operations: A Multicenter Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 16. pii: S0003-4975(16)31253.
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  737. KAZAKOV J, Hegde P, Tahiri M, Thiffault V, et al
    Endobronchial and Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Transvascular Biopsy of Mediastinal, Hilar, and Lung Lesions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 16. pii: S0003-4975(16)31248.
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  738. YAMAGUCHI M, Edagawa M, Suzuki Y, Toyozawa R, et al
    Pulmonary Resection for Synchronous M1b-cStage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31175.
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  739. ZUCKERMAN J, Ades M, Mullie L, Trnkus A, et al
    Psoas Muscle Area and Length of Stay in Older Adults Undergoing Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31167.
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  740. SIMPSON KE, Pruitt E, Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, et al
    Fontan Patient Survival After Pediatric Heart Transplantation Has Improved in the Current Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31247.
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  741. TANG PC, Badami A, Akhter SA, Osaki S, et al
    Efficacy of Aortic Valve Resuspension in Establishing Valve Competence in Acute Type A Dissections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31176.
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  742. ABDELSATTAR ZM, Allen MS, Shen KR, Cassivi SD, et al
    Variation in Hospital Adoption Rates of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer and the Effect on Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31159.
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  743. IKEZAWA Y, Shinagawa N, Sukoh N, Morimoto M, et al
    Usefulness of Endobronchial Ultrasonography With a Guide Sheath and Virtual Bronchoscopic Navigation for Ground-Glass Opacity Lesions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31163.
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  744. GUPTA A, Kalra R, Joshi RK, Aggarwal N, et al
    Parachute Tricuspid Valve: A Case Treated by Open Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e443-e445.
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  745. HUSSAIN ST, Zhen-Yu Tong M, Raja S, Keshavamurthy S, et al
    Substernal Colonic Interposition After Previous Coronary Artery Bypass Graft in a Patient With a Patent Left Internal Thoracic Artery Graft: A Surgical Challenge.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e403-e405.
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  746. SONG Z, Ye T, Ma L, Shao L, et al
    Splenic Artery Ligation for Iatrogenic Injury in Esophagectomy Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e387-e388.
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  747. KULIK A
    High-Dose Statins After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Questions Remain.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1762.
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  748. ORRINGER MB
    Transhiatal Esophagectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1432-1437.
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  749. HSU CY, Shih JC, Chen SJ, Wu ET, et al
    Modified Norwood Procedure for Tricuspid Atresia, Transposition of Great Arteries, and Hypoplastic Right Arch With Complete Vascular Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e481-e483.
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  750. LAU C, Gaudino M, Mazza A, Munjal M, et al
    Reoperative Aortic Valve Replacement in a Previous Biologic Composite Valve Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e477-e480.
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  751. MEI J, Ma N, Jiang Z, Zhao D, et al
    Concomitant Maze IV Ablation Procedure Performed Entirely by Bipolar Clamp Through Right Lateral Minithoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e473-e475.
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  752. MIAO J, Li M, Fu Y, Hu X, et al
    Ultrasound-Guided Video-Assisted Mediastinoscopic Biopsy: A Novel Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e465-e467.
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  753. ROUSSAKIS A, Lucchese G, Sabetai M
    Giant Left Atrial Myxoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e463.
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  754. KLAPKOWSKI A, Siondalski P, Koprowski A, Rogowski J, et al
    Posterior Leaflet Tumor as a Presentation of Mitral Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e459.
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  755. AFZAL A, Wong I, Reyes AT, Gulkarov I, et al
    Catamenial Pneumothorax With Hepatic Herniation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e455.
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  756. BUTTNER S, Weiler H, Zoller C, Koch B, et al
    Aortic Valve Stenosis in a Dialysis Patient Waitlisted for Kidney Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e437-e438.
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  757. BAUMGARTEN H, Squiers JJ, Brinkman WT, DiMaio JM, et al
    Implantation of Transcatheter Aortic Prosthesis in 3 Patients With Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e433-e435.
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    Closed Mitral Commissurotomy During Pregnancy in East Africa.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e419-e420.
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  759. SALENGER R, Diao X, Dawood MY, Herr DL, et al
    Percutaneous Rescue for Critical Mitral Stenosis Late After Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e417-e418.
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  760. SCARPINO M, Lanzo G, Cappelli F, Moretti M, et al
    Cerebral Fat Embolism After Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e409-e411.
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  761. YENDAMURI S
    Resection of a Giant Mediastinal Teratoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e401-e402.
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  762. HORN CB, Patel NR, Hawasli JA, Edwards MA, et al
    Paragonimus kellicotti Presenting With Hemoptysis and a Left Upper Lobe Mass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e393-e395.
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  763. WU WB, Xu XF, Wen W, Xu J, et al
    Thoracoscopic Pulmonary Sub-Subsegmentectomy Based on Three-Dimensional Images.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e389-e391.
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  764. TREASURE T
    Dr Winslow's Duck: Correction of a Surgical Myth Concerning Tracheobronchial Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1766-1767.
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  765. GAISSERT HA, Fernandez FG, Allen MS, Burfeind WR, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1444-1451.
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  766. SHAHIAN DM
    Envisioning Excellence.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1428-1431.
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  767. KOUCHOUKOS NT
    What is a Cardiothoracic Surgical "Center of Excellence"?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1426-1427.
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  768. ALLEN MS
    Innovation for Life.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1417-1425.
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  769. HEINEMAN DJ, Ten Berge MG, Daniels JM, Versteegh MI, et al
    Clinical Staging of Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Netherlands-Need for Improvement in an Era With Expanding Nonsurgical Treatment Options: Data From the Dutch Lung Surgery Audit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1615-1621.
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  770. HEINEMAN DJ, Ten Berge MG, Daniels JM, Versteegh MI, et al
    The Quality of Staging Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Netherlands: Data From the Dutch Lung Surgery Audit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1622-1629.
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  771. JEON JH, Kim MS, Moon DH, Yang HC, et al
    Prognostic Differences in Subgroups of Patients With Surgically Resected T3 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1630-1637.
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  772. SEHGAL IS, Dhooria S, Aggarwal AN, Behera D, et al
    Endosonography Versus Mediastinoscopy in Mediastinal Staging of Lung Cancer: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1747-1755.
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  773. WOODWARD LC, Antoniades C, Taggart DP
    Intraoperative Vein Graft Preservation: What Is the Solution?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1736-1746.
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  774. SPICER JD, Shewale JB, Antonoff MB, Correa AM, et al
    The Influence of Reconstructive Technique on Perioperative Pulmonary and Infectious Outcomes Following Chest Wall Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1653-1659.
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  775. BRAT K, Tothova Z, Merta Z, Taskova A, et al
    Resting End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Predicts Respiratory Complications in Patients Undergoing Thoracic Surgical Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1725-1730.
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  776. MICHEL E, Meyerson SL
    Resident Identification of Significant Learning Experiences: A Qualitative Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1731-1735.
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  777. GILBERT S, Maghera S, Seely AJ, Maziak DE, et al
    Identifying Patients at Higher Risk of Prolonged Air Leak After Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1674-1679.
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  778. COLLAUD S, Benden C, Ganter C, Hillinger S, et al
    Extracorporeal Life Support as Bridge to Lung Retransplantation: A Multicenter Pooled Data Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1680-1686.
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  779. PAWLAK K, Gasiorowski L, Gabryel P, Galecki B, et al
    Early and Late Results of the Nuss Procedure in Surgical Treatment of Pectus Excavatum in Different Age Groups.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1711-1716.
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  780. KAMEL MK, Stiles BM, Ghaly G, Rahouma M, et al
    Predictors of Pleural Implants in Patients With Thymic Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1647-1652.
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  781. WILLIAMS ML, Bavaria JE, Acker MA, Desai ND, et al
    Valve Selection in End-Stage Renal Disease: Should It Always Be Biological?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1531-1535.
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  782. ESAKI J, Leshnower BG, Binongo JN, Lasanajak Y, et al
    The David V Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Provides Improved Survival Compared With Mechanical Valve-conduits in the Treatment of Young Patients With Aortic Root Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1522-1530.
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  783. KUMAR SR, Bansal N, Wells WJ, Starnes VA, et al
    Outcomes of Reintervention on the Autograft After Ross Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1517-1521.
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  784. MAEDA T, Sakamoto T, Nagashima M, Hiramatsu T, et al
    Long-Term Outcome of Arterial Switch Operation Conversion After Failed Senning/Mustard Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1573-1579.
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  785. HONDA T, Itatani K, Takanashi M, Kitagawa A, et al
    Contributions of Respiration and Heartbeat to the Pulmonary Blood Flow in the Fontan Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1596-1606.
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    October 2016
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    Feasibility of Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease or Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31145.
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    Near-Infrared Intraoperative Molecular Imaging Can Locate Metastases to the Lung.
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    The Neonatal Arterial Switch Operation: How I Teach It.
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  898. MARINO KA, Little MA, Bursac Z, Sullivan JL, et al
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    Humanitarian Outreach in Cardiothoracic Surgery: From Setup to Sustainability.
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    August 2016
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    Mortality Trends in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
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  911. PERRIER S, Meyer N, Hoang Minh T, Announe T, et al
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    Early Prognosis of Reduction Ascending Aortoplasty in Patients With Aortic Valve Disease: A Single Center's Experience.
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    First Successful Surgical Reconstruction of Bilateral Transected Main Bronchi With Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support.
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    The Anomalous Coronary Artery in Aortic Valve Replacement: A Case For Caution.
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    A Left Ventricular Thrombus in a Patient With Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome Removed Under Thoracoscopic Support.
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    Successful Operative Repair of Delayed Left Ventricle Rupture From Blunt Trauma.
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  963. SANTARPINO G, Fischlein T, Biancari F
    Emergency CABG: The Importance of Definition Criteria.
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    Good Method and Standardization Is Much Needed in VATS Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy for Lung Cancer.
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    July 2016
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    Duration of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery Is Associated With Worsened Long-Term Survival.
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    Does Platelet Reactivity Predict Bleeding in Patients Needing Urgent Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting During Dual Antiplatelet Therapy?
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    Fifty-Second Annual Meeting, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
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    Terrorism in Paris: An Atypic Pulmonary Embolism.
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    Tracheal Resection With Carinal Reconstruction for Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
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    Diastolic Filling Reserve Preservation Using a Semispherical Dacron Patch for Repair of Anteroapical Left Ventricular Aneurysm.
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    Primary Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumor Containing an Angiosarcomatous Component.
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    Intranodal Palisaded Myofibroblastoma Masquerading as N2 Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma.
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    Recurrent Intrapulmonary Solitary Fibrous Tumor With Malignant Transformation.
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    Slow Down to Brake: Effects of Tapering Epinephrine on Potassium.
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    Complex Cervical Aortic Arch With Hypoplasia: A Simple Solution to a Complex Problem.
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    Metastatic Rectal Adenocarcinoma Presenting as a Giant Left Atrial Mass: Resection Combined With Right Lower Lobectomy.
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    Norwood Stage 1 With Surgical Ventricular Reconstruction and Mitral Valve Repair for Neonatal Idiopathic Left Ventricular Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
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    Novel Modifications of a Ventricular Assist Device for Infants and Children.
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    About Analysis of Annuloplasty Ring Flexibility.
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    Bio-Bentall: Do Not Sew the Valve Prosthesis Suture Ring to the Annulus.
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  997. BRIOT R, Grimbert F
    Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion: A Chance for beta2-Agonists to Prove Their Clinical Efficacy in Acute Lung Injury?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:347.
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    Outcomes After Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy for Acute Pulmonary Embolus: A Multi-institutional Study.
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  999. BADRUDIN D, Khaliel F, Cartier R
    Obesity Paradox in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Does It Benefit the Elderly?
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    Cancer Recurrence After Esophagectomy: Impact of Postoperative Infection in Propensity-Matched Cohorts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)30441.
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    Recurrence and Survival After Segmentectomy in Patients With Prior Lung Resection for Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)30367.
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    Detection of Recurrence Patterns After Wedge Resection for Early Stage Lung Cancer: Rationale for Radiologic Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)30386.
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    Pulmonary Artery Sealing With an Ultrasonic Energy Device in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy: An Animal Survival Study.
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    Outcomes of a Highly Selective Surgical Approach to Oligometastatic Lung Cancer.
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    Failure to Rescue Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Analysis From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
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    Long-Term Effects of Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Operation: A Systematic Review.
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    Preoperative and Intraoperative Predictive Factors of Immediate Extubation After Neonatal Cardiac Surgery.
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    Aortic Valve Replacement in the Moderately Elevated Risk Patient: A Population-Based Analysis of Outcomes.
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    Antispastic Management in Arterial Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
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    Prevalence of Noncardiac and Genetic Abnormalities in Neonates Undergoing Cardiac Operations: Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
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    Acute Kidney Injury Severity and Long-Term Readmission and Mortality After Cardiac Surgery.
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    A Systematic Review of Mitral Valve Repair With Autologous Pericardial Leaflet Augmentation for Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation.
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    Risk Factors for Local Recurrence and Optimal Length of Esophagectomy in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
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    Prediction of Surgical Outcome by Modeling Based on Risk Factors of Morbidity After Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer in Older Adults.
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    Accelerated Recovery Within Standardized Recovery Pathways After Esophagectomy: A Prospective Cohort Study Assessing the Effects of Early Discharge on Outcomes, Readmissions, Patient Satisfaction, and Costs.
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    Predicting Likelihood for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting After Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Finding the Best Prediction Model.
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    Missed Intrapulmonary Lymph Node Metastasis and Survival After Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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  1024. FENG W, Coady M
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  1031. SCHMOEKEL NH, O'Connor JV, Scalea TM
    Nonoperative Damage Control: The Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Traumatic Bronchial Avulsion as a Bridge to Definitive Operation.
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    Combined Ablation and Exclusion of the Left Atrial Appendage in a Pediatric Patient: A Minimally Invasive Simplified Approach.
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    Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategy for a Cyanotic Child With Hemoglobin SC Disease.
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    Surgical Challenges of Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
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    Perceval S Valve Solution for Degenerated Freestyle Root in the Presence of Chronic Aortic Dissection.
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    Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Caused by Pacemaker Leads.
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    Are There Gaps in Current Thoracic Surgery Residency Training Programs?
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    Pulmonary Valve Repair for Patients With Acquired Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency.
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    Characterizing the Operative Experience of Cardiac Surgical Trainees: What Are Residents Really Doing in the Operating Room?
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    The Feasibility of Median Sternotomy With or Without Thoracotomy for Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated With Induction Chemoradiotherapy.
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    Risk Scores and Long-Term Mortality Prediction After Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Reliability of EuroSCORE II to Predict Long-Term Mortality After Isolated Aortic Valve Operations.
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    May 2016
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    Predictors of Major Morbidity or Mortality After Resection for Esophageal Cancer: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database Risk Adjustment Model.
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    Normalization of Exhaled Carbonyl Compounds After Lung Cancer Resection.
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    Surgical Management of Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Is Decreasing But Is Associated With Improved Survival.
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    Cost Analysis of Physician Assistant Home Visit Program to Reduce Readmissions After Cardiac Surgery.
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    Outcomes of Major Lung Resection After Induction Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Elderly Patients.
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    Undersized Rigid Nonplanar Annuloplasty: The Key to Effective and Durable Repair of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation.
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    Myocardial Revascularization for Patients With Diabetes: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention?
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    Complex Esophageal Reconstruction Procedures Have Acceptable Outcomes Compared With Routine Esophagectomy.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Lung Cancer Resection Risk Model: Higher Quality Data and Superior Outcomes.
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    Does a Higher Society of Thoracic Surgeons Score Predict Outcomes in Transfemoral and Alternative Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement?
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    Equivalency of Saphenous Vein and Arterial Composite Grafts: 5-Year Angiography and Midterm Clinical Follow-Up.
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    Sequential Bilateral Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction With One-Way Valves for Heterogeneous Emphysema.
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    Neither Maximum Tumor Size nor Solid Component Size Is Prognostic in Part-Solid Lung Cancer: Impact of Tumor Size Should Be Applied Exclusively to Solid Lung Cancer.
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    Early Extubation After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot and the Fontan Procedure: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
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    Comparison of Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Graft Stenosis More Than 5 Years After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Is There a Benefit to Prolonging the Interval Between Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation and Esophagectomy in Esophageal Cancer?
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    Emergency Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery for Patients on Preoperative Intraaortic Balloon Pump.
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    Early Experience of Robot-Assisted Esophagectomy With Circular End-to-End Stapled Anastomosis.
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    Lymphography in the Management of Groin Lymphorrhea After Heart Transplantation.
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    Mitral Valve Operation in Dextrocardia.
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  1070. CHEVALIER AT, Khaja MS, Yang B
    Surgical Management of Necrotizing Mediastinitis With Large Aortic Pseudoaneurysm.
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    How I Teach Mitral Valve Surgery.
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    Impact of Thin-Section Computed Tomography-Determined Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema on Outcomes Among Patients With Resected Lung Cancer.
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    Mini Bypass and Proinflammatory Leukocyte Activation: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
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    The Natural History of Operable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Database.
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    Endobronchial Ultrasound-Transbronchial Needle Aspiration for Lymphoma in Patients With Low Suspicion for Lung Cancer and Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy.
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    Tumor Size, Margin Distance Rate, and Margin Cytologic Results Influence Recurrence and Survival After Wedge Resection for Lung Cancer.
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    Azygous Vein Flap Is a Good Alternative for Bronchial Stump Reinforcement.
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    Bilateral Thoracoscopic Splanchnotomy to Alleviate Pain in Chronic Pancreatic Disease.
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    Normally Functioning Cooley-Cutter Mechanical Prosthesis Associated With Ascending Aorta Aneurysm 39 Years After Implantation.
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    Decreased Hemolysis and Improved Hemodynamic Performance of Synchronized Bileaflet Mechanical Valve.
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    Bronchoscopic Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging of the Anastomotic Perfusion After Tracheal Surgery.
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    Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Cautery-Assisted Transbronchial Forceps Biopsies: Safety and Sensitivity Relative to Transbronchial Needle Aspiration.
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    Surgical Intervention for Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery in Children: A Long-Term Follow-Up.
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    Relationship of Intraoperative Transit Time Flowmetry Findings to Angiographic Graft Patency at Follow-Up.
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  1199. WEI Z, Whitehead KK, Khiabani RH, Tree M, et al
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  1201. LOCOCO F, Rapicetta C, Carbonelli C, Paci M, et al
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    The Use of Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose for Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery.
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    A Novel Predictive Value for the Transannular Patch Enlargement in Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot.
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    Localization of Small Peripheral Pulmonary Lesion by Methylene Blue Injection With Radial Endobronchial Ultrasonography in Sublobar Resection.
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    Surgical Technique for Replacement of Centrifugal Left Ventricular Assist Device Through a Left Thoracotomy.
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    Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
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    Use and Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Data Base.
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    Energy-Based Ligation of Pulmonary Vessels: A Six-Year Experience With Ultrasonic Shears in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy and Segmentectomy.
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    Lobectomy Versus Segmentectomy in Radiologically Pure Solid Small-Sized Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Long-Term Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetic Patients With Coronary Artery Disease on Surgical, Angioplasty, or Medical Treatment.
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    Two Hundred Consecutive Implantations of the Sutureless 3f Enable Aortic Valve: What We Have Learned.
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    December 2015
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    Residual and Progressive Aortic Regurgitation After Valve-Sparing Root Replacement: A Propensity-Matched Multi-Institutional Analysis in 764 Patients.
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    Mechanical Versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 40 to 70 Years: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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    Preoperative Three-Dimensional Valve Analysis Predicts Recurrent Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Mitral Annuloplasty.
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    Improved Exercise Performance in Patients With Tricuspid Atresia After the Fontan-Bjork Modification With Pulsatile Systolic Pulmonary Flow.
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    Lobectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer by Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: Effects of Cumulative Institutional Experience on Adequacy of Lymphadenectomy.
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    November 2015
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    Oral Anticoagulation After Successful Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Operations: Is It Necessary?
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    Trends, Predictors, and Outcomes of Stroke After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States.
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    Excellent Long-Term Outcomes of the Arterial Switch Operation in Patients With Intramural Coronary Arteries.
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    Surgical Therapy for Bilateral Multiple Primary Lung Cancer.
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    Current Results of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Insights From the German Aortic Valve Registry.
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    Qualitative Analysis of Preoperative High-Resolution Computed Tomography: Risk Factors for Pulmonary Complications After Major Lung Resection.
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    Endoscopic Mediastinal Staging in Lung Cancer is Superior to "Gold Standard" Surgical Staging.
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    Oncologic Outcomes of Segmentectomy Versus Lobectomy for Clinical T1a N0 M0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Outcomes After Surgery in High-Risk Patients With Early Stage Lung Cancer.
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    Mitral Valve Surgery in Patients With Severe Mitral Annular Calcification.
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    October 2015
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    Patterns and Predictors of Chemotherapy Use for Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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