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    October 2019
  1. WALLEN TJ, Fults M, Fariha NJ, Le M, et al
    Failure to Rescue in Humanitarian Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31577.
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  2. ROBERTO L, Antonio M, Sandro G, Antonio L, et al
    Mitral Valve Replacement with a Third Generation Porcine Valve: an Italian Multicentered Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31568.
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  3. GRUNKEMEIER GL
    Mitral Valve Replacement with a Third Generation Porcine Valve: an Italian Multicentered Study (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31571.
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  4. KIM HH, Lee S, Joo HC, Kim JH, et al
    Impact of suture techniques for aortic valve replacement on prosthesis-patient mismatch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)31561.
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  5. BALKHY HH, Kitahara H, Hirai T, Matsukage H, et al
    Residual SYNTAX Score after Advanced Hybrid Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)31559.
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  6. NICOLA H, Ho KM
    Aspirin Resistance Significantly Influences Clinical and Economic Burden In Cardiac Surgery Patients (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31555.
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  7. HODGES K, Najm H, DiFiore J
    Repair of Pectus Excavatum at the Time of Reoperative Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31483.
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  8. FILARDO G, Pollock BD, da Graca B, Phan TK, et al
    Post-coronary artery bypass graft atrial fibrillation event count and survival: differences by sex.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31490.
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  9. SFYRIDIS PG, Mylonas KS, Kalangos A
    Abdominal Vessel Cannulation Prior to Re-Sternotomy in Complex Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31489.
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  10. PETRICEVIC M, Petricevic M, Biocina B
    Aspirin Resistance Significantly Influences Clinical and Economic Burden In Cardiac Surgery Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31475.
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  11. WILSON HH, Feins RH, Heathcote SA Sr, Caranasos TG, et al
    A High-fidelity, Tissue-based Simulation for Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31472.
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    September 2019
  12. JAHANGIRI M
    Aortic Valve Replacement in Bioprosthetic Failure: Insights from The STS National Database (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31460.
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  13. SHAHIAN DM
    Risk Aversion in Cardiac Surgery: 15 Year Trends in a Statewide Analysis (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31461.
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  14. KAWADA T
    Serum albumin and 1-year mortality in patients with transcatheter aortic valve replacement therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31435.
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  15. KHAMBADKONE S, Burch M, Fenton M, Derrick G, et al
    Melody valve in aortic position to facilitate mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to cardiac transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31434.
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  16. GOEL NJ, Iyengar A, Kelly JJ, Mavroudis C, et al
    Nationwide Analysis of 30-day Readmissions Following Esophagectomy: Causes, Costs, and Risk Factors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)31423.
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  17. MOURAD F, Cleve N, Nowak J, Wendt D, et al
    Long-Term Single Centre Outcomes of Patients with Chronic Renal Dialysis Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)31432.
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  18. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH, Chancellor WZ, Fonner CE, et al
    Risk Aversion in Cardiac Surgery: 15 Year Trends in a Statewide Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31413.
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  19. SEESE L, Sultan I, Gleason T, Wang Y, et al
    Outcomes of Conventional Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Severely Reduced Ejection Fraction in the Modern Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31421.
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  20. KALRA A, Raza S, Hussain M, Shorbaji K, et al
    Aortic Valve Replacement in Bioprosthetic Failure:Insights from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31407.
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  21. HU Z, Chen S, Du J, Gu D, et al
    An In-hospital Mortality Risk Model for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in China.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)31404.
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  22. CARROLL PA, Jacob N, Yeung JC, Darling GE, et al
    Utilising Benchmarking Standards to Evaluate Transition to Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)31403.
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  23. NAWATA K, D'Agostino RS, Habib RH, Kumamaru H, et al
    First Database Comparison Between the United States and Japan; Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31399.
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  24. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Midterm outcomes for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting in octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31401.
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  25. RAFIROIU S, Hassouna H, Ahmad U, Koval C, et al
    Consequences of Delayed Chest Closure During Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31392.
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  26. SHEMIN RJ
    Impact of Aortic Atherosclerosis Burden on Outcomes in Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31388.
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  27. CHEN YL, Zeng M, Liu Y, Xu Y, et al
    CHA2DS2-VASc Score for Identifying Patients at high risk of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: A Meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31380.
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  28. ARSHAVA EV, Arshava AE, Keech J, Weigel RJ, et al
    Illuminated Transhiatal Retractor for Mediastinal Dissection during Transhiatal Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31369.
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  29. SAKAGUCHI T, Mizuno T, Ryomoto M, Sekiya N, et al
    A new multi-suction heart positioner for minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31357.
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  30. KIM KB, Choi JW, Oh SJ, Hwang HY, et al
    Twenty-year experience with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and early postoperative angiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31279.
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  31. MEDIA AS, Pilegaard HK, Vincenzo de Paoli F
    Combining correction of pectus excavatum and open heart surgery in a single-stage procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31268.
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  32. BOATENG P, Bolman RM 3rd, Zilla P
    Cardiac Surgery for the Forgotten Millions: The Way Forward. Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance (CSIA) Site Selection Criteria.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:653.
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    August 2019
  33. SHAH RM, Hirji SA, Percy E, Landino S, et al
    Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Opioid Use Disorder: An Analysis of 1.7 Million Surgeries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31266.
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  34. HALPERN AL, Boshier PR, White AM, Houk AK, et al
    A Comparison of Frailty Measures at Listing to Predict Outcomes Following Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31265.
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  35. HICKS GL
    Epiaortic Ultrasound to Prevent Stroke in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)31251.
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  36. HARANO T, D'Cunha J, Kilaru S, Morrell MR, et al
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to overcome graft-cavity disparity of lung transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)31243.
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  37. GAUDINO M, Benedetto U, Fremes SE, Hare DL, et al
    Angiographic outcome of coronary artery bypass grafts: Radial Artery Database International Alliance.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31226.
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  38. OSHO AA, Bishawi MM, Mulvihill MS, Axtell AL, et al
    FAILURE TO RESCUE CONTRIBUTES TO CENTER-LEVEL DIFFERENCES IN MORTALITY AFTER LUNG TRANSPLANTATION.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31230.
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  39. ODA H, Hamaji M, Motoyama H, Ikeda T, et al
    Use of a three-dimensional model in lung transplantation for a patient with giant pulmonary aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31213.
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  40. CHUNG MJ, Ganapathi AM, Vora AN, Schroder JN, et al
    Valve-in-Ring Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement After Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31215.
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  41. RANGANATH NK, Malas J, Phillips KG, Lesko MB, et al
    Single And Double Lung Transplantation Have Equivalent Survival for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31211.
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  42. ZIMMERMANN E, Zhu R, Ogami T, Lamonica A, et al
    Intraoperative Autologous Blood Donation Leads to Fewer Transfusions in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31212.
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  43. BIANCARI F, Santini F, Tauriainen T, Bancone C, et al
    Epiaortic Ultrasound to Prevent Stroke in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31181.
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  44. ARORA RC, Chatterjee S, Shake JG, Hirose H, et al
    Survey of Contemporary Cardiac Surgery ICU Models in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31179.
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  45. MULLER H, Ratschiller T, Schimetta W, Meier J, et al
    Open-heart surgery in Jehovah's witnesses. A propensity score analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31165.
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  46. RIGGS KW, Zafar F, Radzi Y, Yu PJ, et al
    Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Current Early Expectations after Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31167.
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  47. LIU X, Zhang W, Chen N, Wang L, et al
    Can Preoperative C - reactive Protein Predict Bleeding after On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)31158.
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  48. IRIBARNE A, Pan S, McCullough JN, Mathew JP, et al
    Impact of Aortic Atherosclerosis Burden on Outcomes of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31084.
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  49. CANTINOTTI M, Giordano R, Scalese M, Marchese P, et al
    Prognostic Value of a New Lung Ultrasound Score To Predict Intensive Care Unit Stay in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31105.
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  50. CLEMENT KC, Suarez-Pierre A, Sebestyen K, Alejo D, et al
    Increased Glucose Variability Is Associated With Major Adverse Events After Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31094.
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  51. PASQUALI SK, Gaies M, Banerjee M, Zhang W, et al
    The quest for precision medicine: Unmeasured patient factors and mortality after congenital heart surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31078.
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  52. AYYAT KS, Argawi A, Mende M, Steinhoff G, et al
    Combined Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation - Are We There Yet?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31077.
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  53. STROBEL RJ, Likosky DS, Brescia AA, Kim KM, et al
    The Effect of Hospital Market Competition on the Adoption of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31069.
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    July 2019
  54. DE ROUX Q, Maghrebi S, Fiore A, Arminot-Fremaux M, et al
    Veno-arterial ECMO in sickle cell disease for urgent cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31063.
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  55. POLLARI F, Fischlein T, Pfeiffer S
    Need of pacemaker after aortic valve replacement: is removal of calcifications the key?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)31058.
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  56. PARKER DM, Owens SL, Ramkumar N, Likosky D, et al
    Galectin-3 as a Predictor of Long-term Survival after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)31038.
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  57. KANDAKURE PR, Batra M, Garre S, Nagendra S, et al
    Direct Cannulation in Minimally Invasive Cardiac surgery with limited resources.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)31041.
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  58. JACOBS ML, Jacobs JP, Hill KD, O'Brien SM, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)31036.
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  59. PHILLIPS KG, Ward AF, Ranganath NK, Malas J, et al
    Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Lung Transplantation: Donor, Recipient and Discard Characteristics.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)31026.
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  60. PARKER DM, Everett AD, Stabler ME, Vricella L, et al
    Novel Biomarkers Improves Prediction of 365-day Readmission after Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)31035.
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  61. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB, Charles EJ, Kron IL, et al
    Impact of Complications After Cardiac Surgery on One-Year Patient Reported Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)31032.
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  62. SHAH RM, Hirji SA, Kiehm S, Goel S, et al
    Debunking the July Effect in Cardiac Surgery: A National Analysis of More Than 470,000 Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)31013.
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  63. OVERMAN DM
    Congenital heart surgery Outcomes in Turner syndrome: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31016.
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  64. NAM SH, Kim H, Ro SK
    Stent Thrombosis after Short-term Discontinuation of Ticagrelor for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31010.
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  65. CHEW JD, Hill KD, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP, et al
    Congenital heart surgery Outcomes in Turner syndrome: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)31000.
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  66. JALAVA MP, Laakso T, Virtanen M, Niemela M, et al
    Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Recent Acute Heart Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)30995.
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  67. ZHAN Y, Kawabori M, Lofftus S, Cobey F, et al
    Right Transaxillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using the "Flip-n-flex" Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30931.
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  68. AMER MR, Mosleh W, Joshi S, Mather JF, et al
    Comparative Outcomes of Transcarotid and Trans-subclavian Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30926.
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  69. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Vos R, Verleden GM, Neyrinck A, et al
    Impact of donor brain death duration on outcomes following lung transplantation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30921.
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  70. CADOUR F, Gust L, Daviet F, Zieleskiewicz L, et al
    Combined Management of a Broncho-Artery Fistula Post-lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30916.
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  71. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, Barac Y, Mulvihill MS, et al
    Impact of donor brain death duration on outcomes following lung transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 1. pii: S0003-4975(19)30914.
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  72. KANDA H, Kamiya H, Kunisawa T
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:312-313.
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  73. EVERETT JE
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:73.
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  74. CAKIR H, Yurekli I, Eygi B, Kestelli M, et al
    Bilateral or Just Left Internal Mammarian?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:313.
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  75. ALLEN MS, Baumgartner WA, Bavaria JE, Mathisen DJ, et al
    Robert A. Wynbrandt-Executive Director & General Counsel of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons June 1, 2002-March 15, 2019.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1-4.
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  76. HENRY L, Halpin L, Barnett SD, Pritchard G, et al
    Frailty in the Cardiac Surgical Patient: Comparison of Frailty Tools and Associated Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:16-22.
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  77. CARPENTER AJ, Novick WM, Sade RM
    The Devoted Grandma: Is a Social Indication for TAVR Acceptable?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:5-10.
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  78. MORI M, Takenaka M, Ichiki Y, Tanaka F, et al
    Simple Carinal Cartilage Suture for High-Caliber Mismatch in Right Upper Lobe Sleeve Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e61-e63.
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  79. BALKHY HH, Nisivaco S, Kitahara H, McCrorey M, et al
    Robotic Multivessel Endoscopic Coronary Bypass: Impact of a Beating-Heart Approach With Connectors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:67-73.
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  80. KATRIEN F, Thierry B
    Hemi-Senning as an Alternative to Hemi-Mustard in Double Discordance With Small Right Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e21-e23.
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  81. GREENSPON A, Samuels L, Greenspon L
    Extralobar Sequestration Complicated by a Cystic Hamartoma in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e43-e44.
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  82. MARTINEZ-HERNANDEZ NJ, Sanchez-Garcia F, Vaquez-Sanchez A, Galbis-Caravajal JM, et al
    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgical Repair of the Airway.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e45-e46.
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  83. DURKO AP, Head SJ, Pibarot P, Atluri P, et al
    Characteristics of Surgical Prosthetic Heart Valves and Problems Around Labelling: A Document From the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Val
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:292-303.
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  84. BORTOLOTTI U, Milano AD, Valente M, Thiene G, et al
    The Stented Porcine Bioprosthesis: A 50-Year Journey Through Hopes and Realities.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:304-308.
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  85. PLONES T, Mardanzai K, Gafencu D, Viehof J, et al
    Cytology Versus Histology in the Primary Diagnosis of Lymphoma Located in the Mediastinum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:244-248.
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  86. JIAO W, Zhao Y, Qiu T, Xuan Y, et al
    Robotic Bronchial Sleeve Lobectomy for Central Lung Tumors: Technique and Outcome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:211-218.
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  87. ZHANG XM, Fournel L, Lupo A, Canny E, et al
    En Bloc Resection of Thoracic Tumors Invading the Spine: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:227-234.
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  88. KERNEIS S, Blanc K, Caliez J, Canoui E, et al
    Epidemiology and Appropriateness of Antibiotic Prescribing in Severe Pneumonia After Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:196-202.
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  89. SATO M, Nagayama K, Kobayashi M, Nakajima J, et al
    Virtual-Assisted Lung Mapping 2.0: Preoperative Bronchoscopic Three-Dimensional Lung Mapping.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:269-273.
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  90. TIAN DH, Weller J, Hasmat S, Preventza O, et al
    Temperature Selection in Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion for Aortic Arch Surgery: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:283-291.
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  91. PARACHURI VR, Tripathy AK, Mallikarjuna J
    Bio-Chimney Technique for Narrow Mitral Annulus in Adults.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e65-e67.
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    June 2019
  92. RAMKUMAR N, Jacobs JP, Berman RB, Parker DM, et al
    Cardiac Biomarkers Predict Long-Term Survival After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30893.
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  93. CAO C, Cerfolio RJ, Louie BE, Melfi F, et al
    Incidence, management and outcomes of intraoperative catastrophes during robotic pulmonary resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30904.
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  94. SADE RM
    A Noninformed Patient Consents to Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30889.
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  95. NICOLA H, Ho KM
    Aspirin Resistance Incidence and Associations Between Aspirin Effect and Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30880.
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  96. BARBERO C, Marchetto G, Ricci D, Stura EC, et al
    Steps forward in minimally invasive cardiac surgery: 10-year experience.
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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparing Transfemoral, Transcarotid and Transcaval Access (Commentary).
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  288. CAO J, Hu J
    Recording Margin Distance is Crucial in Limited Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer (Reply).
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  303. ELMOUSLY A, Salemi A, Guy TS
    Initial experience and early results of mitral valve repair with CardioCel pericardial patch (Commentary).
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    Lobectomy versus Sublobectomy in Metachronous Second Primary Lung Cancer: A Propensity-Score Study.
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    Alfieri Edge to Edge Mitral Valve Repair for all Seasons?
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    Surgical Management and Outcomes of Ebstein Anomaly in Neonates and Infants: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Analysis.
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    Surgical Management of Tricuspid Valve Infective Endocarditis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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    Centralizing Esophagectomy to Improve Outcomes and Enhance Clinical Research: Invited Expert Review.
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  336. REZNIK SI
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    Is the Venner-PneuX Endotracheal Tube System A Cost-Effective Option For Post Cardiac Surgery Care?
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    Fate of the Aortic Arch Following Surgery on Aortic Root and Ascending Aorta in Bicuspid Aortic Valve.
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    Epidural analgesia versus transversus abdominis plane block for esophagectomy: Are they equivalent? (Reply).
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    The Incidence and Consequence of Prosthesis Patient Mismatch After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (Commentary).
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    Tricuspid Valve Detachment in Ventricular Septal Defect Closure Does Not Impact Valve Function.
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    Is Transplantation Early for the Failing Single Ventricle?
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    Right Ventricular Preload and Increased Exercise Performance After Fontan-Bjork Modification.
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    Variables Affecting the Heart-Type Fatty Acid Binding Protein Level.
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    Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Refractory Cardiac Arrest Deserves Special Consideration.
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    Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Pneumothorax: Real Alternative to Multiportal?
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    More Reasons for Pericardiectomy Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
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    Meta-analysis of Repeat Revascularization of Off-Pump and On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
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    How I Teach It: Open Modified En Bloc Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy.
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    Impact of Regional Collaboration on Quality Improvement and Associated Cost Savings in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Dehiscence of bronchial anastomosis after lung transplantation: a successful unconventional treatment.
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    Two-Field Lymphadenectomy During Esophagectomy: The Presence of Thoracic Duct Lymph Nodes.
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    Rigid Plate Fixation Versus Wire Cerclage For Sternotomy After Cardiac Surgery: A Meta-Analysis.
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    Coronary Revascularization with Single Versus Bilateral Mammary Arteries: Is It Time to Change?
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    A Multidisciplinary Protocol-Driven Approach to Improve Extubation Times Following Cardiac Surgery.
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  384. 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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  385. 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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  386. VAN HAREN RM, Mehran RJ, Correa AM, Antonoff MB, et al
    Enhanced Recovery Decreases Pulmonary and Cardiac Complications Following Thoracotomy for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30318.
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  387. 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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  388. POCAR M, Passolunghi D
    Functional Mitral Regurgitation Repair: Earlier Is Better.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(17)31405.
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  389. LEATHERBY RJ, Singh A, Namjoshi G, Barbagallo R, et al
    Quadricuspid Aortic Valve with Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30270.
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  390. 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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  391. NELSON M, Green J, Spiess B, Kasirajan V, et al
    Measurement of Blood Loss in Cardiac Surgery: Still Too Much.
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  392. HOGANSON DM, Cooper DA, Rich KN, Piekarski BL, et al
    Flow Preservation of Umbilical Vein for Autologous Shunt and Cardiovascular Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30263.
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  393. 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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    Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Refractory Electrical Storm After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Step-by-Step Aortic Valve Replacement With a New Rapid Deployment Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:966-971.
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    Immunopathogenesis of Primary Graft Dysfunction After Lung Transplantation.
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  398. BEUTE TJ, Orem MD, Schiller TM, Goehler M, et al
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    Is Functional Independence Associated With Improved Long Term Survival After Lung Transplantation?
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    More Aggressive Intervention Contributes to Avoiding Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:985-986.
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  401. FARJAH F
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:891-892.
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  403. IMASAKA KI, Tayama E, Morita S, Toriya R, et al
    Transaortic Alfieri Edge-to-Edge Repair for Functional Mitral Regurgitation.
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    Pulmonary Hemorrhage After Arterial Switch Operation.
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    Tricuspid Valve Repair: How I Teach It.
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  408. WOLF A, Liu B, Leoncini E, Nicastri D, et al
    Outcomes for Thoracoscopy Versus Thoracotomy Not Just Technique Dependent: A Study of 9,787 Patients.
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  409. THOMPSON JL, Speir AM, Mathisen DJ, Naunheim KS, et al
    Advancing the Legislative Priorities of Cardiothoracic Surgeons: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Political Action Committee.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:691-695.
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    Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Carinatum.
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    Thoracoscopic Versus Transaxillary Approach to First Rib Resection in Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
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    Long-Term Outcomes of the Mosaic Bioprosthesis.
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  415. YANG B, Patel HJ, Sorek C, Hornsby WE, et al
    Sixteen-Year Experience of David and Bentall Procedures in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:779-784.
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    Should Diabetes Be a Contraindication to Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:709-714.
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    Cost Variation Across Centers for the Norwood Operation.
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  418. OOTAKI Y, Welch AS, Walsh MJ, Quartermain MD, et al
    Medium-Term Outcomes After Implantation of Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Valved Conduit.
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  420. THOMAS DC, Arnold BN, Hoag JR, Salazar MC, et al
    Timing and Risk Factors Associated with Venous Thromboembolism Following Lung Cancer Resection.
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    Ochronosis of Mitral Valve and Coronary Arteries.
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    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.
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  423. YATES MT, Anyanwu AC
    Development of a Risk Prediction Model and Clinical Risk Score for Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30247.
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  424. MEGHJI Z, Nguyen A, Geske JB, Schaff HV, et al
    Myectomy and LA-to-LV Conduit for Severe Calcific Mitral Stenosis and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
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    Survival Rates After Lobectomy, Segmentectomy and Wedge Resection for the Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Cardiac Surgery Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.
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    The Learning Curve for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy: Results from 312 Cases.
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    Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Treatments After Mitral Annuloplasty (Reply).
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  429. SHIBATA T, Takahashi Y, Sakon Y, Morisaki A, et al
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    Bilateral Pneumothorax and Pneumoperitoneum One Year After Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy.
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  431. SHROYER ALW, Gioia WE, Bishawi M, Wallace AS, et al
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes.
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    Clinical Features of Ground Glass Opacity Dominant Lung Cancer Over 3.0 cm in the Whole Tumor Size.
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    The Association of Aortic Valve Pathology with Renal Resistive Index as a Kidney Injury Biomarker.
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    Increased Gradients After Aortic Valve Replacement With The Perceval Valve: The Role of Oversizing.
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    Major Adverse Renal and Cardiac Events Following Coronary Angiography and Cardiac Surgery.
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    Thoracic Skeletal Muscle is Associated with Adverse Outcomes After Lobectomy for Lung Cancer.
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    Repeat Robotic Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery: A Safe and Effective Strategy.
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    Mitral Annular Calcification and Mitral Valve Replacement: A New Approach.
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    Randomized Evidence on Perioperative Statin Therapy in Cardiac Surgery.
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  440. HORER J, Belli E, Roussin R, LeBret E, et al
    Evaluation of the Adult Congenital Heart Surgery Mortality Score at Two European Centers.
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    Associations Between Unplanned Cardiac Reinterventions and Outcomes After Pediatric Cardiac Operations.
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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement by a Novel Suprasternal Approach.
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    Tracheobronchopathia Osteochondroplastica as a Single Mass in Lingular Bronchus.
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    Surgical Management of Chyloptysis.
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    Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease Mimicking an Anterior Mediastinal Tumor.
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    Fatal Hemoptysis After Closure of Gastrobronchial Fistula Using an Amplatzer Vascular Device.
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    Single Ostium of the Right and Left Coronary Artery From the Right Pulmonary Artery.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and The American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology: Clinical Practice Guidelines-Anticoagulation During Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
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    Envisioning the Future of Robotic Surgery: The Surgeon's Perspective.
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  452. LIN KH, Huang YJ, Hsu HH, Lee SC, et al
    The Role of Three-Dimensional Printing in the Nuss Procedure: Three-Dimensional Printed Model-Assisted Nuss Procedure.
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    Outcome After Lung Volume Reduction Surgery in Patients With Severely Impaired Diffusion Capacity.
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    The Requirement of Sutures to Close Intercostal Drains Site Wounds in Thoracic Surgery.
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    Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Epstein-Barr Virus Donor Positive/Recipient Negative Lung Transplant Recipients.
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    Revision of Failed Prior Nuss in Adult Patients With Pectus Excavatum.
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    Endothelial Shear Stress of the Saphenous Vein Composite Graft Based on the Internal Thoracic Artery.
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    External Suction and Fluid Output in Chest Drains After Lobectomy: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
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    Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion Is Effective for Prolonged Circulatory Arrest in Arch Aneurysm Repair.
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    A Phase I Clinical Trial of Targeted Intraoperative Molecular Imaging for Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas.
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    Cardiac Surgery Outcomes in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.
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    Direct Aortic Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using a Self-Expanding Device.
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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.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)30976.
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    Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Versus Surgery for Early Lung Cancer Among US Veterans.
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    Is Endocan a Diagnostic Marker for Pneumonia After Cardiac Surgery? The ENDOLUNG Study.
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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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    Preoperative Anemia in Cardiac Operation: Does Hemoglobin Tell the Whole Story?
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    Predicting New-Onset Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Atrial Fibrillation With Existing Risk Scores.
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    Pacemaker Implantation Rate Post Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: 23% Is Just Too High.
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    The Nuss Procedure After Prior Cardiac Surgery: Friend or Foe?
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  593. NEZIC D, Petrovic I, Micovic S
    Validity of a Score Created to Predict the Risk of Readmission After Adult Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1757.
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    Should Immediate Postoperative Oral Nutrition Following Esophagectomy Be Generalized Immediately?
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    Pulmonary Vein Widening Plasty for Pulmonary Vein Stenosis and Occlusion After Catheter Ablation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e411-e412.
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    Thoracoscopic Subsuperior Segment Segmentectomy.
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    Stapler-Based Thoracoscopic Basilar Segmentectomy.
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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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    Life-Threatening Cardiac Perforation After Posterior Spondylodesis.
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    Subclavian/Axillary Access for Self-Expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Renders Equivalent Outcomes as Transfemoral.
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    Risk Aversion and Public Reporting. Part 1: Observations From Cardiac Surgery and Interventional Cardiology.
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    Current Status of Endovascular Training for Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents in the United States.
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    A Single-Center Analysis of the Treatment and Prognosis of Patients With Thymic Carcinoma.
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    Thoracoscopic Decortication of Stage III Tuberculous Empyema Is Effective and Safe in Selected Cases.
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  634. HUANG L, Zhao L, Li W, Chai Y, et al
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    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer.
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  636. MORELL VO
    Nikaidoh Procedure: How I Teach It.
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    Degrees of Belief and the Burden of Proof: The ART Trial.
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    Surgical Treatment for Early Small Cell Lung Cancer: Variability in Practice and Impact on Survival.
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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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    Adjuvant Chemotherapy Does Not Improve Survival for Lung Cancer With Chest Wall Invasion.
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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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    Off-Pump Double Coronary Artery Bypass in a 14-Year-Old With Kawasaki Disease.
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    Potential Gender Bias in Cardiothoracic Surgery Training and Education.
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  674. KAVARANA MN, Turnbull JM, Sade RM
    Should a Down Syndrome Child With a Failing Heart Be Offered Heart Transplantation?
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  675. COHEN RG, Bowdish ME
    When a Patient Dies: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1108-1110.
    PubMed     Text format    


  676. MASSARD G, Antonoff MB, Noel JL, Brunelli A, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial: Thoracic Surgeons Need Recognition of Competence in Thoracic Oncology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1103-1107.
    PubMed     Text format    


    September 2017
  677. MAVROMATIS K, Thourani VH, Stebbins A, Vemulapalli S, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Aortic Stenosis and Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)30801.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  678. CONCISTRE G, Chiaramonti F, Bianchi G, Cerillo A, et al
    Aortic Valve Replacement With Perceval Bioprosthesis: Single-Center Experience With 617 Implants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30832.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  679. MIYOSHI R, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Takahagi A, Oshima Y, et al
    Pulmonary Function and Exercise Capacity in Patients With Flat Chests After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30857.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  680. KAMPERIDIS V, van Wijngaarden SE, van Rosendael PJ, Kong WK, et al
    Restrictive Mitral Valve Annuloplasty: Prognostic Implications of Left Ventricular Forward Flow.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30819.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  681. DAVID EA, Andersen SW, Beckett LA, Melnikow J, et al
    A Model to Predict the Use of Surgical Resection for Advanced-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30817.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  682. OU-YANG WB, Li SJ, Xie YQ, Hu SS, et al
    Hybrid Balloon Valvuloplasty for the Treatment of Severe Congenital Aortic Valve Stenosis in Infants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30814.
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  683. FORCILLO J, Condado JF, Ko YA, Yuan M, et al
    Assessment of Commonly Used Frailty Markers for High- and Extreme-Risk Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)30811.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  684. SHROYER AL, Quin JA, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Kosinski AS, et al
    Geographic Variations in Lung Cancer Lobectomy Outcomes: The General Thoracic Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(17)30810.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  685. JABAGI H, Tran DT, Hessian R, Glineur D, et al
    Impact of Gender on Arterial Revascularization Strategies for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)30951.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  686. GHOSH-DASTIDAR M, Bapat V
    Transcatheter Valve Implantation in Mitral Annular Calcification During Open Surgery: Extended Collar Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e303-e305.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  687. FONG LS, McLaughlin AJ, Okiwelu NL, Nordstrand IAJ, et al
    Surgical Management of Caseous Calcification of the Mitral Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e291-e293.
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  688. BANSAL N, Haidar-El-Atrache S, Walters HL 3rd, Kobayashi D, et al
    Cardiac Lymphangioma Encasing Right Coronary Artery in an Infant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e279-e281.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  689. HITTINGER S, Bandisode V, Chowdhury S, Kavarana MN, et al
    Aortic Dissection After the Hybrid Stage 1 Procedure: Diagnosis and Management Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e275-e277.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  690. PACI P, Madani A, Lee L, Mata J, et al
    Economic Impact of an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:950-957.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  691. MURASHITA T, Schaff HV, Daly RC, Oh JK, et al
    Experience With Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis Over Eight Decades.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:742-750.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  692. MEYERSON SL, Sternbach JM, Zwischenberger JB, Bender EM, et al
    Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room: Expectations Versus Reality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1062-1068.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  693. VIDA VL, Zanotto L, Zanotto L, Stellin G, et al
    Left-Sided Reoperations After Arterial Switch Operation: A European Multicenter Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:899-906.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  694. XUE Z, Wu F, Pierson KE, Mara KC, et al
    Survival in Surgical and Nonsurgical Patients With Superior Sulcus Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:988-997.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  695. KIM SS, Khalpey Z, Hsu C, Little AG, et al
    Changes in Tracheostomy- and Intubation-Related Tracheal Stenosis: Implications for Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:964-970.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  696. AGATSUMA H, Yoshida K, Yoshino I, Okumura M, et al
    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Thymectomy Versus Sternotomy Thymectomy in Patients With Thymoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1047-1053.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  697. MURAKAMI J, Ueda K, Tanaka T, Kobayashi T, et al
    The Validation of a No-Drain Policy After Thoracoscopic Major Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1005-1011.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  698. OKUMURA T, Boku N, Hishida T, Ohde Y, et al
    Surgical Outcome and Prognostic Stratification for Pulmonary Metastasis From Colorectal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:979-987.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  699. BRUNELLI A, Dinesh P, Woodcock-Shaw J, Littlechild D, et al
    Ninety-Day Mortality After Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy: Incidence and Risk Factors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1020-1026.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  700. LIU J, Drak D, Krishnan A, Chen SY, et al
    Left Ventricular Fibrosis and Systolic Hypertension Persist in a Repaired Aortic Coarctation Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:942-949.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  701. OKAMI J, Tokunaga T, Kanou T, Kunou H, et al
    Randomized Study Comparing Equal Height Staples With Graduated Height Staples in Bronchial Closure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1012-1019.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  702. SUZUKI S, Sakurai H, Masai K, Asakura K, et al
    A Proposal for Definition of Minimally Invasive Adenocarcinoma of the Lung Regardless of Tumor Size.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1027-1032.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  703. YAMAUCHI T, Miyagawa S, Yoshikawa Y, Toda K, et al
    Risk Index for Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury After Valvular Surgery Using Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:868-875.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  704. ISSITT RW, Harvey I, Walsh B, Voegeli D, et al
    Quantification of Lipid Filtration and the Effects on Cerebral Injury During Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:884-890.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  705. HUANG SC, Wu ET, Chen SJ, Huang CH, et al
    Surgical Strategy Toward Biventricular Repair for Severe Ebstein Anomaly in Neonates and Infancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:917-925.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  706. BUDERA P, Osmancik P, Herman D, Talavera D, et al
    Risk of Intraatrial Thrombi After Thoracoscopic Ablation in Absence of Heparin and Appendage Closure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:790-796.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  707. 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.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:926-931.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  708. SONG X, Xing Q, Wu Q, Ren Y, et al
    Transthoracic Device Closure of Juxtaarterial Ventricular Septal Defects: Midterm Follow-Up Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:841-846.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  709. KONSTANTINIDOU MK, Moat N
    Repair of Tricuspid Valve Leaflet With CardioCel Patch After Traumatic Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e221-e223.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  710. CHAFT JE, Hellmann MD, Velez MJ, Travis WD, et al
    Initial Experience With Lung Cancer Resection After Treatment With T-Cell Checkpoint Inhibitors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e217-e218.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  711. AHMAD U, Chumakova M, Raja S, Mason DP, et al
    Postpneumonectomy Bronchopleural Fistula Closure With Biologic Mesh and Diaphragm Flap.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e215-e216.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  712. LAGUNA G, Blanco M, Fernandez-Collantes A, Carrascal Y, et al
    Isolated Infective Endocarditis of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract and Multiple Septic Embolisms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e285.
    PubMed     Text format    


  713. ZHU Q, Che WC, Wang W, Zhen TC, et al
    Primary Mediastinal Undifferentiated Carcinoma Mimicking Type B Aortic Intramural Hematoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e283.
    PubMed     Text format    


  714. KATLIC MR
    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Utilizing Local Anesthesia and Sedation: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:727-730.
    PubMed     Text format    


  715. KAWADA T
    Socioeconomic Factors and Readmission in Patients With Early-Stage Lung Cancer After Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1098.
    PubMed     Text format    


  716. INOUE M
    Careful Indications for Intentional Segmentectomy in cT1aN0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1095-1096.
    PubMed     Text format    


  717. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iscan S, et al
    About the Decision-Making Process for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1095.
    PubMed     Text format    


    August 2017
  718. KHAWAR W, Smith N, Masroor S
    Managing the Left Atrial Appendage in Atrial Fibrillation: Current State of the Art.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30713.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  719. VINNAKOTA A, Stewart R, Pettersson G
    Computed Tomography Better Than Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Resternotomy Risk Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e191.
    PubMed     Text format    


  720. YU L, Gu T
    Massive Pulmonary Embolization From Intravenous Leiomyosarcoma With Intracardial Extension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e189.
    PubMed     Text format    


  721. TOYOKAWA K, Moriyama Y, Ueno T, Terazono K, et al
    Double Aortic Arch Complicated by Acute Type A Dissection in an Aged Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e187.
    PubMed     Text format    


  722. EBERLEIN M, Parekh KR, Keech J, Redwan B, et al
    Prolonged Air Leak After Lung Resection and Emphysema.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:723-724.
    PubMed     Text format    


  723. NEZIC D
    It Might be Misleading to Validate EuroSCORE II Performances on Samples Operated Before Its Creation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:721-722.
    PubMed     Text format    


  724. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iner H, et al
    About Commissural Prolapse and Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:718.
    PubMed     Text format    


  725. MITCHELL ME
    Aortic Coarctation Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:377-381.
    PubMed     Text format    


    July 2017
  726. JEGANATHAN J, Saraf R, Mahmood F, Pal A, et al
    Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Atrial Tissue of Patients Developing Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(17)30664.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  727. KWEDAR K, McNeely C, Zajarias A, Markwell S, et al
    Outcomes of Early Mitral Valve Reoperation in the Medicare Population.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(17)30670.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  728. LIN CC, Smeltzer MP, Jemal A, Osarogiagbon RU, et al
    Risk-Adjusted Margin Positivity Rate as a Surgical Quality Metric for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30596.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  729. LOUMIOTIS I, Ceppa DP
    Giant Transdiaphragmatic Intercostal Hernia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e93.
    PubMed     Text format    


  730. DOSTALOVA G, Hlubocka Z, Palecek T, Cerny V, et al
    Heart Failure Caused by Misdiagnosed Subaortic Stenosis in Adulthood: Lesson for Daily Practice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e91.
    PubMed     Text format    


  731. KASTENGREN M, Liska J, Svenarud P, Dalen M, et al
    Intraventricular Septal Echinococcosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e89.
    PubMed     Text format    


  732. DIETER RA JR
    Tracheal Resection and Pregnancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:376.
    PubMed     Text format    


  733. PEZZELLA AT
    Cardiothoracic Surgery in Developing Countries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:373-374.
    PubMed     Text format    


  734. VURAL KM
    Mild to Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Should a Mitral Surgical Procedure be Added to Revascularization?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:372-373.
    PubMed     Text format    


  735. LIU YW, Li HP, Tsai DL, Lee JY, et al
    Use of Unfolded Gauze in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:369.
    PubMed     Text format    


    June 2017
  736. WOLF AS, Swanson SJ, Yip R, Liu B, et al
    The Impact of Margins on Outcomes After Wedge Resection for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)30586.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  737. ESAKI J, Leshnower BG, Binongo JN, Lasanajak Y, et al
    Risk Factors for Late Aortic Valve Dysfunction After the David V Valve-Sparing Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)30563.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  738. STEFFEN RJ, Blackstone EH, Smedira NG, Soltesz EG, et al
    Optimal Timing of Heart Transplant After HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30522.
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  739. MOLL M, Michalak KW, Sobczak-Budlewska K, Moll JA, et al
    Coronary Artery Anomalies in Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries and Their Impact on Postoperative Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(17)30551.
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  740. SATO H, Toyooka S, Soh J, Hotta K, et al
    Advantage of Induction Chemoradiotherapy for Lung Cancer in Securing Cancer-Free Bronchial Margin.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30459.
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  741. WENDT D, Kahlert P, Canbay A, Knipp S, et al
    Impact of Liver Indicators on Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30397.
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  742. TSIMPINOS MD, Kanakis MA, Theodorou SN, Misthos PA, et al
    Thymoma in the Middle Mediastinum With Blood Supply From the Left Main Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e561.
    PubMed     Text format    


  743. HUMMEL J, Stiller B, Kroll J, Grohmann J, et al
    Primary Coiling of the Left Ventricle in Hypoplastic Left Heart With Ventriculo-Coronary Connections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e559.
    PubMed     Text format    


  744. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Nikoloudakis N, Pitsis A
    Aortic Valve Stenosis in Alkaptonuria.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e557.
    PubMed     Text format    


  745. TAMURA T
    Transesophageal Echocardiograms of a Left Atrial Rhabdomyosarcoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e555.
    PubMed     Text format    


  746. PEREZ DIAZ P, Munoz Ruiz N, Jurado Roman A
    Left Ventricular Myxoma: Recurrence and Risk of Embolism.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e553.
    PubMed     Text format    


  747. LEVASSEUR T, Chapoutot L, Deleuze P, Metz D, et al
    Isolated Syphilitic Aortitis: A Rare Association.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e551.
    PubMed     Text format    


  748. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    Tricuspid Annuloplasty is Favored by the Histological Conformation of Its Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:2024-2025.
    PubMed     Text format    


  749. SANCHEZ JA, Lobdell KW, Moffatt-Bruce SD, Fann JI, et al
    Investigating the Causes of Adverse Events.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1693-1699.
    PubMed     Text format    


    May 2017
  750. GHALY G, Rahouma M, Kamel MK, Nasar A, et al
    Clinical Predictors of Nodal Metastases in Peripherally Clinical T1a N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30396.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  751. GOODWIN M, Nemeh HW, Borgi J, Paone G, et al
    Resolution of Mitral Regurgitation With Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30271.
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  752. PATRICK WL, Mainwaring RD, Reinhartz O, Punn R, et al
    Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries With Anatomy Other Than Pulmonary Atresia/Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30291.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  753. MADIAS JE
    Can Takosubo Syndrome in the Setting of Pericardiocentesis Be Prevented?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1681-1682.
    PubMed     Text format    


  754. LICHT PB, Cameron AEP, Schick CH, Hashmonai M, et al
    Fluorescent Identification of Sympathetic Ganglia During Thoracoscopy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1679-1680.
    PubMed     Text format    


  755. RUSCH VW
    Pleurectomy and Decortication: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1374-1377.
    PubMed     Text format    


    April 2017
  756. SEMSROTH S, Matteucci Gothe R, Raith YR, de Brabandere K, et al
    Comparison of Two Minimally Invasive Techniques and Median Sternotomy in Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30209.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  757. GREASON KL, Lahr BD, Stulak JM, Cha YM, et al
    Long-Term Mortality Effect of Early Pacemaker Implantation After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30197.
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  758. AALAEI-ANDABILI SH, Martin T, Hess P, Klodell C, et al
    Florida Sleeve Procedure Is Durable and Improves Aortic Valve Function in Marfan Syndrome Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30091.
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  759. XUAN Y, Krishnan K, Ye J, Dvir D, et al
    Stent and Leaflet Stresses in 29-mm Second-Generation Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30169.
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  760. BAVARIA JE, Prager RL, Naunheim KS, Allen MS, et al
    Surgeon Involvement in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States: A 2016 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Survey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(17)30511.
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  761. SPIEWAK M, Hoffman P, Marczak M
    Late Consequences of a Much Earlier Decision.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e375.
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  762. ESTEVEZ-LOUREIRO R, Benito-Gonzalez T, Cuellas C, Perez de Prado A, et al
    Late Left Coronary Artery Compromise After Corevalve Implantation: Insights From Instant Free Ratio Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e371.
    PubMed     Text format    


  763. ZHANG ZW, Gu TX
    Prosthesis Size Selection for Patients With Severe Mitral Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1361.
    PubMed     Text format    


  764. BAKAEEN FG, Svensson LG, Mitchell JD, Keshavjee S, et al
    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Society of Thoracic Surgeons Position Statement on Developing Clinical Practice Documents.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1350-1356.
    PubMed     Text format    


  765. MATHISEN DJ
    Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1043-1048.
    PubMed     Text format    


    March 2017
  766. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Only Ring Types Cannot Control Late Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1041.
    PubMed     Text format    


  767. FORMICA F, Broccolo F, Cerrito MG
    Minimal Extracorporeal Circulation and Minimally Invasive Valve Operations: Should They Be the Right Combination in the Future?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1038.
    PubMed     Text format    


  768. SARTIPY U
    Loss to Follow-Up?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1037.
    PubMed     Text format    


    February 2017
  769. 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    


  770. 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    


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


  772. 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
  773. 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    


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


  775. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    ITA Well Fits as Arterial Conduit for Coronary Bypass Based on Its Histology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:363.
    PubMed     Text format    


    December 2016
  776. ZHU X, Li Q, Wu Z
    Long-Term Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2134.
    PubMed     Text format    


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