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    September 2018
  1. O'BRIEN SM, Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Jacobs ML, et al
    Development of a Congenital Heart Surgery Composite Quality Metric: Part 2 - Analytic Methods.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31257.
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  2. PASQUALI SK, Shahian DM, O'Brien SM, Jacobs ML, et al
    Development of a Congenital Heart Surgery Composite Quality Metric: Part 1 - Conceptual Framework.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31258.
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  3. MORSE CR
    Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31251.
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  4. VILLAVICENCIO MA, Axtell AL, Spencer PJ, Heng EE, et al
    Lung Transplantation from Donors after Circulatory Death: United States and Single Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)31238.
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  5. CHANG C, Raza S, Altarabsheh SE, Delozier S, et al
    Minimally Invasive Approaches to Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31183.
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  6. BRESCIA AA, Syrjamaki JD, Regenbogen SE, Paone G, et al
    Transcatheter vs. Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Episode Payments and Relationship to Case Volume.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31181.
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  7. UNBEHAUN A, Klein C, Buz S, Meyer A, et al
    A Novel Technique for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Pure Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31179.
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    August 2018
  8. CHEN Z, Ke Y, Xie X, Huang J, et al
    Beating-heart Totally Endoscopic Tricuspid Valvuloplasty in Reoperative Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31174.
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  9. GAITANAKIS S, Baikoussis NG, Triantafyllou K
    Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch; Is This Phenomenon Justified in Current Cardiac Surgery Era?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31175.
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  10. KEELING B, Hunting J, Leshnower B, Stouffer C, et al
    Salvage Coronary Artery Bypass Predicts Increased Mortality during Aortic Root Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31165.
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  11. BALAKRISHNAN A, Tapias L, Wright CD, Lanuti MX, et al
    Surgical Management of Post-Esophagectomy Tracheo-Bronchial-Esophageal Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31162.
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  12. GILMORE DM, Grogan E, Feurer ID, Hoy H, et al
    Long-term Physical HRQOL Decreases after Single Lung as Compared to Double Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31143.
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  13. SHIM H, Jeong DS, Kim WS, Park PW, et al
    Impact of Arteriovenous Fistula for Hemodialysis on Clinical Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31141.
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  14. BOUMA HR, Mungroop HE, Henning RH, Epema AH, et al
    Improving mortality in subclinical kidney injury after cardiac surgery by Composite Biomarker Panel? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31124.
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  15. BROWN JR, Jacobs JP, Alam SS, Thiessen-Philbrook H, et al
    Utility of Biomarkers to Improve Prediction of Readmission or Mortality after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31058.
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  16. MERLO A, Reid T, Burks AC, Long J, et al
    Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Pulmonary Resection for Necrotizing Pneumonia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31057.
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  17. NADER J, Paradis JM, Zainulabdin O, Dagenais F, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for a Failed Mechanical Aortic Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31049.
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    July 2018
  18. ZILLA P, Bolman RM, Yacoub MH, Beyersdorf F, et al
    The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 31. pii: S0003-4975(18)30751.
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  19. SHAHIAN DM, Prager RL, Higgins RSD, MacGillivray TE, et al
    Surgeon Performance in Adult Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31033.
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  20. KALISNIK JM, Pollari F, Pfeiffer S, Fischlein T, et al
    Improving Mortality in Subclinical Acute Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery by Composite Biomarker Panel.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31025.
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  21. GOLDSTONE AB, Woo YJ
    Mechanical versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 50 Years and Younger (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31029.
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  22. JACOBS ML, Jacobs JP, Hill KD, O'Brien SM, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31030.
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  23. HEBELER KR, Baumgarten H, Squiers JJ, Wooley J, et al
    Albumin Is Predictive of 1-Year Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31022.
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  24. HERMANNS H, Wiegerinck EMA, Lagrand WK, Baan J Jr, et al
    Two Cases of Endocarditis after Mitraclip Procedure Necessitating Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0003-4975(18)31001.
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  25. BERGQUIST CS, Jackson EA, Thompson MP, Cabrera L, et al
    Understanding the Association Between Frailty and Cardiac Surgery Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0003-4975(18)30998.
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  26. HEYDARPOUR M, Ejiofor J, Gilfeather M, Stone G, et al
    Molecular Genetics of Lidocaine-containing Cardioplegia in the Human Heart during Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)30997.
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  27. ELBADAWI A, Elgendy IY, Saad M, Megaly M, et al
    Is there still room for the prophylactic use of levosimendan in cardiac surgery? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)30989.
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  28. OLDS A, Eudailey K, Nazif T, Vahl T, et al
    Suprasternal and Left Axillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Morbidly Obese Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30978.
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  29. GAMMIE JS, Chikwe J, Badhwar V, Thibault DP, et al
    Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30599.
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  30. BAVARIA JE, Tommaso CL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, et al
    2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: Operator and Institutional Recommendations and Requirements for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American Col
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30979.
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  31. BADHWAR V, Rankin JS, Thourani VH, D'Agostino RS, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Research: Outcomes Analysis, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;106:8-13.
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    June 2018
  32. SHAPIRA OM
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparing Transfemoral, Transcarotid and Transcaval Access (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30899.
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  33. CAO J, Hu J
    Recording Margin Distance is Crucial in Limited Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30898.
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  34. HIRJI SA, Kolkailah A, Ramirez-Del Val F, Lee J, et al
    Mechanical Versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 50 Years and Younger.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30893.
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  35. SAID SM
    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30888.
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  36. JIANG R, Liu Y, Ward KC, Force SD, et al
    Excess Cost and Predictive Factors of Esophagectomy Complications in the SEER-Medicare Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)30881.
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  37. MITZMAN B, Schipper PH, Edwards MA, Kim S, et al
    Complications after Esophagectomy are Associated with Extremes of Body Mass Index.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)30875.
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  38. NAIR VV, Appukuttan M, Narayan KV, Thanathu Krishnan Nair J, et al
    Brucellosis after Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 19. pii: S0003-4975(18)30868.
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  39. SAWABATA N, Kawaguchi T, Yasukawa M, Kawai K, et al
    Recording Margin Distance Is Crucial In Limited Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)30842.
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  40. SOMLO DRM, Repenning NP, Mangi AA
    In-Hospital Delays Result in Worse Patient Outcomes and Higher Cost after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30831.
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  41. PATTAKOS G, Chrissoheris M, Halapas A, Papadopoulos K, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in a Patient with Dextrocardia and Situs Inversus Totalis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30839.
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  42. GUZZETTA NA
    Thromboelastography is Associated with Surrogates for Bleeding After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30835.
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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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
  48. 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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  49. 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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  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. 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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  54. 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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  55. 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.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  56. 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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  57. 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
  58. 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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  59. 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.
    PubMed     Text format    


  60. 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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  61. 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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  62. 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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  63. 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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  64. 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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  65. 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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  66. 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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  67. 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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  68. 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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  69. 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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  70. 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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  71. 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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  72. 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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  73. 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
  74. 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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  75. 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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  76. 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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  77. 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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  78. 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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  79. 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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  80. 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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  81. 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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  82. 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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  83. 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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  84. 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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  85. 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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  86. 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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  87. 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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  88. 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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  89. 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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  90. 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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  91. 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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  92. 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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  93. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH, Charles EJ, Kern JA, et al
    Psoas Muscle Size Predicts Risk-Adjusted Outcomes After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Improves Perioperative Outcome After Esophagectomy Versus Epidural.
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    November 2017
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    Prediction of Long-Term Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery for Elderly Patients in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database.
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    Risk Factor Analysis for Intraoperative Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Weaning Failure After Lung Transplantation.
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    Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio: Prognostic Impact in Heart Surgery. Early Outcomes and Late Survival.
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  208. BOOTH K, Clark S
    Pacemaker Implantation Rate Post Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: 23% Is Just Too High.
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  209. BRIAN E, Wurtz A
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  210. NEZIC D, Petrovic I, Micovic S
    Validity of a Score Created to Predict the Risk of Readmission After Adult Cardiac Operations.
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  211. SHI H, Fang Q, Peng L, Han Y, et al
    Should Immediate Postoperative Oral Nutrition Following Esophagectomy Be Generalized Immediately?
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  212. VAN PUTTE BP, Smith T, De Kroon TL, Damiano RJ, et al
    Pulmonary Vein Widening Plasty for Pulmonary Vein Stenosis and Occlusion After Catheter Ablation.
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    Managing a Mycotic Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm: The Importance of Molecular Diagnostics.
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    Surgical Repair of Bland-White-Garland Syndrome With Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
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  251. HUANG L, Zhao L, Li W, Chai Y, et al
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    Degrees of Belief and the Burden of Proof: The ART Trial.
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  289. JENKINS C, Schumer EM, Slaughter MS
    Potential Gender Bias in Cardiothoracic Surgery Training and Education.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1439-1440.
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    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Thoracic Impalement With an Iron Rod.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1438-1439.
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  291. KAVARANA MN, Turnbull JM, Sade RM
    Should a Down Syndrome Child With a Failing Heart Be Offered Heart Transplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1111-1116.
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  292. COHEN RG, Bowdish ME
    When a Patient Dies: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1108-1110.
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  293. 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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    Pulmonary Function and Exercise Capacity in Patients With Flat Chests After Lung Transplantation.
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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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    Hybrid Balloon Valvuloplasty for the Treatment of Severe Congenital Aortic Valve Stenosis in Infants.
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    Assessment of Commonly Used Frailty Markers for High- and Extreme-Risk Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Impact of Gender on Arterial Revascularization Strategies for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Transcatheter Valve Implantation in Mitral Annular Calcification During Open Surgery: Extended Collar Technique.
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    Surgical Management of Caseous Calcification of the Mitral Annulus.
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    Cardiac Lymphangioma Encasing Right Coronary Artery in an Infant.
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    Aortic Dissection After the Hybrid Stage 1 Procedure: Diagnosis and Management Strategy.
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    Economic Impact of an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Lung Resection.
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    Experience With Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis Over Eight Decades.
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    Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room: Expectations Versus Reality.
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  310. VIDA VL, Zanotto L, Zanotto L, Stellin G, et al
    Left-Sided Reoperations After Arterial Switch Operation: A European Multicenter Study.
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  311. XUE Z, Wu F, Pierson KE, Mara KC, et al
    Survival in Surgical and Nonsurgical Patients With Superior Sulcus Tumors.
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  312. KIM SS, Khalpey Z, Hsu C, Little AG, et al
    Changes in Tracheostomy- and Intubation-Related Tracheal Stenosis: Implications for Surgery.
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    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Thymectomy Versus Sternotomy Thymectomy in Patients With Thymoma.
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    The Validation of a No-Drain Policy After Thoracoscopic Major Lung Resection.
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    Surgical Outcome and Prognostic Stratification for Pulmonary Metastasis From Colorectal Cancer.
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    Left Ventricular Fibrosis and Systolic Hypertension Persist in a Repaired Aortic Coarctation Model.
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  318. OKAMI J, Tokunaga T, Kanou T, Kunou H, et al
    Randomized Study Comparing Equal Height Staples With Graduated Height Staples in Bronchial Closure.
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    A Proposal for Definition of Minimally Invasive Adenocarcinoma of the Lung Regardless of Tumor Size.
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    Quantification of Lipid Filtration and the Effects on Cerebral Injury During Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
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    Surgical Strategy Toward Biventricular Repair for Severe Ebstein Anomaly in Neonates and Infancy.
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    Risk of Intraatrial Thrombi After Thoracoscopic Ablation in Absence of Heparin and Appendage Closure.
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  324. BJURBOM M, Iyengar AJ, Moenkemeyer F, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Evolution of Left Ventricular Size in Late Survivors of Surgery for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
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    Transthoracic Device Closure of Juxtaarterial Ventricular Septal Defects: Midterm Follow-Up Results.
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    Repair of Tricuspid Valve Leaflet With CardioCel Patch After Traumatic Tricuspid Regurgitation.
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  327. CHAFT JE, Hellmann MD, Velez MJ, Travis WD, et al
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  329. LAGUNA G, Blanco M, Fernandez-Collantes A, Carrascal Y, et al
    Isolated Infective Endocarditis of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract and Multiple Septic Embolisms.
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  330. ZHU Q, Che WC, Wang W, Zhen TC, et al
    Primary Mediastinal Undifferentiated Carcinoma Mimicking Type B Aortic Intramural Hematoma.
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  331. KATLIC MR
    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Utilizing Local Anesthesia and Sedation: How I Teach It.
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  332. KAWADA T
    Socioeconomic Factors and Readmission in Patients With Early-Stage Lung Cancer After Lobectomy.
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  333. INOUE M
    Careful Indications for Intentional Segmentectomy in cT1aN0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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  334. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iscan S, et al
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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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  336. VINNAKOTA A, Stewart R, Pettersson G
    Computed Tomography Better Than Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Resternotomy Risk Assessment.
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  337. YU L, Gu T
    Massive Pulmonary Embolization From Intravenous Leiomyosarcoma With Intracardial Extension.
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  338. TOYOKAWA K, Moriyama Y, Ueno T, Terazono K, et al
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  339. EBERLEIN M, Parekh KR, Keech J, Redwan B, et al
    Prolonged Air Leak After Lung Resection and Emphysema.
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  340. NEZIC D
    It Might be Misleading to Validate EuroSCORE II Performances on Samples Operated Before Its Creation.
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  341. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iner H, et al
    About Commissural Prolapse and Mitral Valve Repair.
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    Aortic Coarctation Repair: How I Teach It.
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    July 2017
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    Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Atrial Tissue of Patients Developing Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation.
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    Outcomes of Early Mitral Valve Reoperation in the Medicare Population.
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    Risk-Adjusted Margin Positivity Rate as a Surgical Quality Metric for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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  346. LOUMIOTIS I, Ceppa DP
    Giant Transdiaphragmatic Intercostal Hernia.
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  347. DOSTALOVA G, Hlubocka Z, Palecek T, Cerny V, et al
    Heart Failure Caused by Misdiagnosed Subaortic Stenosis in Adulthood: Lesson for Daily Practice.
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  348. KASTENGREN M, Liska J, Svenarud P, Dalen M, et al
    Intraventricular Septal Echinococcosis.
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  349. DIETER RA JR
    Tracheal Resection and Pregnancy.
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  350. PEZZELLA AT
    Cardiothoracic Surgery in Developing Countries.
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  351. VURAL KM
    Mild to Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Should a Mitral Surgical Procedure be Added to Revascularization?
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    June 2017
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    The Impact of Margins on Outcomes After Wedge Resection for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Coronary Artery Anomalies in Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries and Their Impact on Postoperative Outcomes.
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    Advantage of Induction Chemoradiotherapy for Lung Cancer in Securing Cancer-Free Bronchial Margin.
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    Thymoma in the Middle Mediastinum With Blood Supply From the Left Main Coronary Artery.
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    Transesophageal Echocardiograms of a Left Atrial Rhabdomyosarcoma.
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    Isolated Syphilitic Aortitis: A Rare Association.
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  365. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    Tricuspid Annuloplasty is Favored by the Histological Conformation of Its Annulus.
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    Investigating the Causes of Adverse Events.
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    May 2017
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    Clinical Predictors of Nodal Metastases in Peripherally Clinical T1a N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Resolution of Mitral Regurgitation With Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
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    Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries With Anatomy Other Than Pulmonary Atresia/Ventricular Septal Defect.
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    Can Takosubo Syndrome in the Setting of Pericardiocentesis Be Prevented?
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    Fluorescent Identification of Sympathetic Ganglia During Thoracoscopy.
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    Pleurectomy and Decortication: How I Teach It.
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    April 2017
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    March 2017
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    January 2017
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