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    May 2020
  1. HASAN IS, Mahajan N, Viehman J, Allen MS, et al
    PREDICTORS OF PATIENT-REPORTED REFLUX AFTER ESOPHAGECTOMY.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(20)30748.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. SANAIHA Y, Ziaeian B, Antonios JW, Kavianpour B, et al
    Intra-aortic Balloon Pump vs Peripheral Ventricular Assist Device Utilization in the US.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(20)30752.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. AGUAYO E, Dobaria V, Sareh S, Sanaiha Y, et al
    A National Analysis of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)30735.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. CHIKWE J, Gaudino M, Hameed I, Robinson NB, et al
    Committee Recommendations for Resuming Cardiac Surgery Activity in the SARS-CoV-2 Era: Guidance from an International Cardiac Surgery Consortium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)30722.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. INRA ML, Daly RC, Nichols FC 3rd, Pochettino A, et al
    Cardiac Surgery after Extra-Anatomic Esophageal Reconstruction: A Single Institution's Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30704.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. ENGELMAN DT, Lother S, George I, Ailawadi G, et al
    Ramping up Delivery of Cardiac Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Guidance Statement from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons COVID-19 Task Force.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30712.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. LIU L, Chen S, Shi J, Qin C, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30710.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. GUARIENTO A, Vida V
    Age-Related Biomarkers to Predict Acute Kidney Injury in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 7. pii: S0003-4975(20)30698.
    PubMed    


  9. FESSLER J, Sage E, Roux A, Feliot E, et al
    Is extracorporeal membrane oxygenation withdrawal a safe option after double-lung transplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)30620.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. VOGT F, Marianowicz J, Jessl J, Eckner D, et al
    Balloon transcatheter aortic valve replacement after aortic valve repair with HAART 300 device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30633.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. SALENGER R, Etchill EW, Ad N, Matthew T, et al
    The Surge after the Surge: Cardiac Surgery post-COVID-19.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30693.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. TABLEY A, Aludaat C, Le Guillou V, Gay A, et al
    A Survey of Cardiac Surgery Infections with PICO Negative Pressure Therapy in High-Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)30630.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  13. MACE JE, Xie R, Deng L, Asban A, et al
    Cardiac Surgery and Postoperative Renal Allograft Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 25. pii: S0003-4975(20)30599.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. ROBINSON NB, Hameed I, Naik A, Ishtiaq MF, et al
    Effect of Concomitant Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on Outcomes of Ascending Aortic Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 25. pii: S0003-4975(20)30608.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. GRIMMINGER PP, van der Sluis PC, Fetzner UK
    Postoperative CRP: Focus On Patients After Esophagectomy, Clear Guidance For Daily Praxis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30591.
    PubMed    


  16. YANG L, Lin S, Zhang H, Gu D, et al
    Long-term Graft Patency after Off-Pump and On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass: A CORONARY Trial Cohort.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30582.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. RHODIN KE, Raman V, Jawitz OK, Tong BC, et al
    The Effect of Timing of Adjuvant Therapy on Survival following Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 21. pii: S0003-4975(20)30563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. ENGELMAN DT, Lother S, George I, Funk DJ, et al
    Adult Cardiac Surgery and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Aggressive Infection Mitigation Strategies are Necessary in the Operating Room and Surgical Recovery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 21. pii: S0003-4975(20)30587.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. KITAMURA H, Tamaki M, Kawaguchi Y, Okawa Y, et al
    Aortic valve replacement by a transaxillary, anterior, mini-thoracotomy approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)30572.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. SANAIHA Y, Sareh S, Lyons R, Rudasill SE, et al
    Incidence, Predictors, and Impact of Clostridium difficile Infection on Cardiac Surgery Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)30555.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. BARBU M, Kolsrud O, Ricksten SE, Dellgren G, et al
    Dextran- versus crystalloid-based prime in cardiac surgery: A prospective randomized pilot study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(20)30543.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. ENGERSTROM L, Freter W, Sellgren J, Sjoberg F, et al
    Mortality prediction after cardiac surgery: Higgins' intensive care unit admission score revisited.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(20)30554.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. KENNEY PS, Nielsen PH, Modrau IS
    Daytime-dependent cardioprotection in cardiac surgery. A large propensity-matched cohort study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 13. pii: S0003-4975(20)30542.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. STEPHENS EH, Dearani JA, Guleserian KJ, Overman DM, et al
    COVID-19: Crisis Management in Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30540.
    PubMed    


  25. HAFT JW, Atluri P, Alawadi G, Engelman D, et al
    Adult cardiac surgery during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Tiered Patient Triage Guidance Statement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 10. pii: S0003-4975(20)30548.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. GREENBERG JH, Parsons M, Zappitelli M, Jia Y, et al
    Cardiac Biomarkers for Risk Stratification of Acute Kidney Injury after Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 10. pii: S0003-4975(20)30506.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. LIU SH, Xue FS, Hou HJ
    Determining predictive ability of novel markers for neurological complications after cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(20)30520.
    PubMed    


  28. ZIVKOVIC I, Vukovic P, Milacic P, Milicic M, et al
    Mid-term results after simultaneous carotid artery stenting and cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 2. pii: S0003-4975(20)30425.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. BOWDISH ME, D'Agostino RS, Thourani VH, Desai N, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2020 Update on Outcomes and Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 2. pii: S0003-4975(20)30426.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. IYENGAR A, Goel N, Kelly JJ, Han J, et al
    Effects of Frailty on Outcomes and 30-day Readmissions After Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1120-1126.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. PARKER DM, Everett AD, Stabler ME, Jacobs ML, et al
    ST2 predicts risk of unplanned readmission within one year after pediatric congenital heart surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)30431.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. ZHANG G, Li J, Li X
    Predictive Value of C-reactive Protein for Complications in Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)30437.
    PubMed    


  33. PUSKAS JD
    OPCAB: It Matters How You Do It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1119.
    PubMed    


  34. AK K
    Evaluation of Right Ventricular Function in Functional Tricuspid Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1304.
    PubMed    


  35. HUANG PM, Lin WY
    Suction Ventilation for Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Without Endotracheal Intubation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e301-e303.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. TIAN Y, Zhou D, Zhang L, Zhao X, et al
    Surgical Management of a Pulmonary Arterial Aneurysm via Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e255-e257.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. KHAN Y, Iqbal S, Fatimi S
    Anterior Myelomeningocele Without Neurospinal Involvement: A Rare Posterior Mediastinal Disorder.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e241-e242.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. YAGI Y, Minami M, Yamamoto Y, Kanzaki R, et al
    Pneumonectomy in an Older Patient With Swyer-James-MacLeod Syndrome With a Giant Bulla.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e263-e265.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. SABIK JF 3RD
    Fifty-Sixth Annual Meeting, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1302-1303.
    PubMed    


  40. SADE RM, Rylski B, Swain JA, Entwistle JWC 3rd, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial: Institutional Investigations of Ethically Flawed Reports in Cardiothoracic Surgery Journals.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:993-995.
    PubMed    


  41. ZHANG JT, Dong S, Chu XP, Lin SM, et al
    Randomized Trial of an Improved Drainage Strategy Versus Routine Chest Tube After Lung Wedge Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1040-1046.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. AUINGER D, Sandner-Kiesling A, Striessnig A, Lindenmann J, et al
    Is There an Impact of Sex on Acute Postthoracotomy Pain? A Retrospective Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1104-1111.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. KIM S, Bull DA, Hsu CH, Hsu CC, et al
    The Role of Adjuvant Therapy in Advanced Thymic Carcinoma: A National Cancer Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1095-1103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. DONALD JS, Wallace FRO, Naimo PS, Fricke TA, et al
    Ross Operation in Children: 23-Year Experience From a Single Institution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1251-1259.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. HOLST KA, Thiels CA, Ubl DS, Blackmon SH, et al
    Postoperative Opioid Consumption in Thoracic Surgery Patients: How Much Is Actually Used?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1033-1039.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. LEE WY, Park WK, Kwon BS, Choi ES, et al
    Impact of Gestational Age on Surgical Outcomes in Patients With Functionally Single Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1260-1266.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. LI Q, Hara H, Banks CA, Yamamoto T, et al
    Anti-Pig Antibody in Infants: Can a Genetically Engineered Pig Heart Bridge to Allotransplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1268-1273.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. ARNAOUTAKIS GJ, Kilic A, Conte JV, Kim S, et al
    Longitudinal Outcomes After Surgical Repair of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect in the Medicare Population.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1243-1250.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. CHAN JL, Miller JG, Zhou Y, Robey PG, et al
    Intramyocardial Bone Marrow Stem Cells in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgical Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1142-1149.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. FRICKE TA, Skillington PD, Shi WY, Buratto E, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Function Late After Ross Procedure in 443 Adult Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1127-1131.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. FILARDO G, da Graca B, Sass DM, Hamilton J, et al
    Preoperative beta-Blockers as a Coronary Surgery Quality Metric: The Lack of Evidence of Efficacy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1150-1158.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. CEPPA DP, Dolejs SC, Boden N, Phelan S, et al
    Sexual Harassment and Cardiothoracic Surgery: #UsToo?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1283-1288.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  53. MIZRAHI M, Mery CM, Hasbani K, Fraser CD, et al
    Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery - Surgical Emergency?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 30. pii: S0003-4975(20)30427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. NIIKAWA H, Okamoto T, Ayyat KS, Sakanoue I, et al
    Successful lung transplantation following acellular ex vivo lung perfusion with prone positioning.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30419.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. PADMANABHAN H, Brookes MJ, Luckraz H
    Association between Anemia and Blood Transfusion with Long-Term Mortality after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30417.
    PubMed    


  56. WORRELL SG, Haug K, Dubovoy A, Lin J, et al
    Is lactic acidosis after lung transplantation associated with worse outcomes?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. CERFOLIO RJ, Laliberte AS, Blackmon S, Ruurda JP, et al
    Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: A Consensus Statement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)30409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. SULTAN I, Bianco V, Kilic A, Jovin T, et al
    Predictors and Outcomes of Ischemic Stroke After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)30395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Reoperative Cardiac Surgery is a Risk Factor for Long-term Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)30399.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. GAUDINO M, Chikwe J, Falk V, Lawton JS, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial: The Use of Multiple Arterial Grafts for Coronary Revascularization in Europe and North America.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31912.
    PubMed    


  61. LETSOU GV, Musfee FI, Cheema FH, Lee AD, et al
    Heterotopic Cardiac Transplantation: Long-term Results and Fate of the Native Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)30373.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. LUTHRA S, Leiva-Juarez MM, Ismail AH, Tsang GM, et al
    Is Resident Training Safe In Cardiac Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(20)30359.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. BORDEN RA 2ND, Ball C, Grady PM, Toth AJ, et al
    Microplegia vs. 4:1 Blood Cardioplegia: Effectiveness and Cost Savings in Complex Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(20)30356.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. HABERTHEUER A, Gleason TG, Kilic A, Schindler J, et al
    Impact of Perioperative Stroke on Mid Term Outcomes after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 6. pii: S0003-4975(20)30342.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. HAAPANEN H, Tsang V, Kempny A, Neijenhuis R, et al
    Grown-up Congenital Heart Surgery in 1093 Consecutive Cases: A 'Hidden' Burden of Early Outcome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)30338.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. CORA AR, Celik E
    Chilaiditi Sign and Syndrome; The First Case Seen After An Open-Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)30281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. HOLST KA, Dearani JA, Schaff HV, Hanson KT, et al
    What Drives Opioid Prescriptions following Cardiac Surgery: Practice or Patient?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(20)30256.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. MCHUGH KE, Pasquali SK, Mahle WT
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:989.
    PubMed    


  69. BICHELL D
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:833-834.
    PubMed    


  70. PEER SM, Jonas RA
    Controlling the Cost of Management of Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:988-989.
    PubMed    


  71. REULING EMBP, Daniels JMA, Dickhoff C
    Sublobar Resection of Typical Carcinoid Tumors of the Lung.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:989-990.
    PubMed    


  72. TEUTEBERG JJ, Cleveland JC Jr, Cowger J, Higgins RS, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs 2019 Annual Report: The Changing Landscape of Devices and Indications.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:649-660.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. LOMBARDI JV, Hughes GC, Appoo JJ, Bavaria JE, et al
    Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Reporting Standards for Type B Aortic Dissections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:959-981.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. KORYLLOS A, Lopez-Pastorini A, Zalepugas D, Ludwig C, et al
    Bronchus Anastomosis Healing Depending on Type of Neoadjuvant Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:879-886.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. LIAO HC, Yang SM, Hung MH, Cheng YJ, et al
    Thoracoscopic Surgery Without Drainage Tube Placement for Peripheral Lung Nodules.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:887-893.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. KROMBHOLZ-REINDL P, Winkler A, Steindl J, Voetsch A, et al
    An Alternative Approach to Build a "Biologic Bentall" From a Pericardial Tube and a Sutureless Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e207-e209.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. BAILEY J, Elci OU, Mascio CE, Mercer-Rosa L, et al
    Staged Versus Complete Repair in the Symptomatic Neonate With Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:802-808.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. GONZALEZ-CALLE A, Adsuar-Gomez A, Hosseinpour AR
    A New Method for Atrioventricular Valve Repair in Atrioventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e215-e217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. ACCOLA KD
    Reflections on a Career in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Maintaining Humanism in a Changing Environment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:630-635.
    PubMed    


  80. WANG Y, Zheng D, Chen T, Zhang J, et al
    Survival Prediction and Adjuvant Chemotherapy Based on Tumor Marker for Stage IB Lung Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:927-937.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. BAKHTIARY F, El-Sayed Ahmad A, Borger M
    Modification of Reconstruction of Intervalvular Fibrous Body for Extensive Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e211-e214.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. RAY AS, Li C, Murphy TE, Cai G, et al
    Improved Diagnostic Yield and Specimen Quality With Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Forceps Biopsies: A Retrospective Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:894-901.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. GROTH SS, Habermann EB, Massarweh NN
    United States Administrative Databases and Cancer Registries for Thoracic Surgery Health Services Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:636-644.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. GARCIA-HERREROS LG, Granada J, Diaz A, Santivanez JJ, et al
    Tracheal Bridge for Reconstruction of the Upper Airway in Double Tracheal Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e195-e197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. SARNO LA, Walters HL 3rd, Bondarenko I, Thomas R, et al
    Significant Improvements in Mortality After the Fontan Operation in Children With Down Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:835-841.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. TANEM J, Rudd N, Rauscher J, Scott A, et al
    Survival After Norwood Procedure in High-Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:828-833.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. KARLIOVA I, Schneider U, Ehrlich T, Schafers HJ, et al
    Results of Pericardial Patches in Tricuspid and Bicuspid Aortic Cusp Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:728-735.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. GHOREISHI M, Shah A, Jeudy J, Pasrija C, et al
    Endovascular Repair of Ascending Aortic Disease in High-Risk Patients Yields Favorable Outcome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:678-685.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. MOKBEL M, Zamani H, Lei I, Chen YE, et al
    Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate Solution for Donor Heart Preservation Is Safe for Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:763-770.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. MODY GN, Mallidi HR
    Recipient Airway Bronchoplasty for Donor "Pig Bronchus".
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e193-e194.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. ELGHARABLY H, Tong MZ, Soltesz EG
    HeartMate 3 Implantation in a Myosplint Device-Supported Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e177-e178.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. YAMANAKA S, Takanashi S
    Early Structural Valve Deterioration of Tricuspid Pericardial Valve Caused by Native Valve Adhesion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e175-e176.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. TAM V, Tong B, Gorawara-Bhat R, Liao C, et al
    Gender Bias Affects Assessment of Frailty and Recommendations for Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:938-944.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. FALLON JM, Sancheti MS
    Robotic-Assisted Surgical Treatment of Catamenial Pneumothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e191-e192.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  95. HEMLI JM, Scheinerman SJ, Lesser ML, Ahn S, et al
    Transfusion in Elective Aortic Root Replacement: Analysis of the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)30249.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. HART SA, Tanel RE, Kipps AK, Hoerst AK, et al
    Intensive care unit and acute care unit length of stay following congenital heart surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 27. pii: S0003-4975(20)30247.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. JIRITANO F, Lorusso R, Santarpino G
    Causes of thrombocytopenia in cardiac surgery: looking for the Holy Grail?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 25. pii: S0003-4975(20)30231.
    PubMed    


  98. PASQUALI SK, Chiswell K, Hall M, Thibault D, et al
    Estimating Resource Utilization in Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30222.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. GALI B, Glasgow AE, Greason KL, Johnson RL, et al
    Postoperative Outcomes of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 20. pii: S0003-4975(20)30218.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. EHRLICH MP, Osorio-Jaramillo E, Aref T, Coti I, et al
    Atrial Fibrillation Following Cardiac Surgery: Electrophysiological Mechanism and Outcome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)30191.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. STROBEL RJ, Harrington SD, Hill C, Thompson MP, et al
    Evaluating The Impact of Pneumonia Prevention Recommendations Following Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 6. pii: S0003-4975(20)30172.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. GAMMIE JS
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:602.
    PubMed    


  103. LESHNOWER BG
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:435-436.
    PubMed    


  104. JORM L, Sedrakyan A, Wright G
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:613-614.
    PubMed    


  105. RAVEGLIA F, Baisi A, Cioffi U
    Reintervention After Limited Lung Resection: Clinical Condition Compared With Hospital Characteristics.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:613.
    PubMed    


  106. FAY KA, Phillips JD, Hasson RM, Fannin A, et al
    Outcomes of an Intensive, Preoperative Smoking Cessation Program.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e137-e139.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgeon as Programmer: Overcoming Obstacles to the Use of Modern Internet Technology for Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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    Patient With Poor Prognosis, Family Wishes to Pursue All Options, Care Team Cannot Reach Consensus.
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    Report from the Workforce on Diversity and Inclusion-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Members' Bias Experiences.
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    Total Artificial Heart Implantation: How I Teach It.
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    VATS Resection of Large Ectopic Posterior Mediastinal Cystic Parathyroid Adenoma.
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    Evaluation of tricuspid valve repair without annuloplasty ring in IV drug abusers (Commentary).
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    Aspirin Resistance Significantly Influences Clinical and Economic Burden In Cardiac Surgery Patients (Reply).
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    Post-coronary artery bypass graft atrial fibrillation event count and survival: differences by sex.
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    Abdominal Vessel Cannulation Prior to Re-Sternotomy in Complex Congenital Heart Surgery.
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    Repair of Less Than Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation during Left Sided Valve Surgery: A Meta-Analysis.
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    Aspirin Resistance Significantly Influences Clinical and Economic Burden In Cardiac Surgery Patients.
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    Utilization of Ipsilateral Internal Mammary in Dialysis Patients With Arteriovenous Fistula.
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    Off-Pump Versus On-Pump: Should Graft Flow Confirmation at Time of Surgery Become Standard of Care?
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    Factors Affecting Postoperative Mortality in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
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    Impact of Prescribing on New Persistent Opioid Use After Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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    The Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network: Early Experience and Lessons Learned.
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    Vascular Rings in Adults: Outcome of Surgical Management.
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    Simultaneous Management of Bilateral Pulmonary Sequestration With Unilateral Thoracoscopy.
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    Nationwide Analysis of 30-day Readmissions Following Esophagectomy: Causes, Costs, and Risk Factors.
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    Long-Term Single Centre Outcomes of Patients with Chronic Renal Dialysis Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
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    Risk Aversion in Cardiac Surgery: 15 Year Trends in a Statewide Analysis.
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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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    Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Management: How I Teach It.
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    PubMed    


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    Ethical Standards for Cardiothoracic Surgeons' Participation in Social Media.
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    PubMed    


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    Epiaortic Ultrasound to Prevent Stroke in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
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    New Technology, New Complications: Training the Next Generation of CT Surgeons.
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    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:622-623.
    PubMed    


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    Learning From Controversy: Management of Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation at the Time of CABG.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:321-323.
    PubMed    


  430. YOUSSEFI P, Zacek P, Debauchez M, Lansac E, et al
    Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement Using the Remodeling Technique With Aortic Annuloplasty: Bicuspid Valves With Repair of Specific Lesion Sets: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:324-333.
    PubMed    


  431. IKONOMIDIS JS, Menasche P, Kreisel D, Sellke FW, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial: Attrition of the Cardiothoracic Surgeon-Scientist: Definition of the Problem and Remedial Strategies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:315-318.
    PubMed    


  432. SEDEEK AF, Greason KL, Sandhu GS, Dearani JA, et al
    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Vs Surgical Replacement of Failing Stented Aortic Biological Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:424-430.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Improved Mortality Associated With the Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:350-357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  434. TURNER SR, Nasir BS, Lai H, Yasufuku K, et al
    Development and Pilot Testing of an Assessment Tool for Performance of Invasive Mediastinal Staging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:590-596.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Adjuvant Therapy for Patients With Early Large Cell Lung Neuroendocrine Cancer: A National Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:377-383.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    One Hundred and Counting: Dr Dwight C. McGoon's Enduring Legacy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:641-644.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Technique, Outcomes With Navigational Bronchoscopy Using Indocyanine Green for Robotic Segmentectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:363-369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Retrospective Comparison of the Supported and Unsupported Bovine Jugular Vein Conduit in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:567-573.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    No Drain After Thoracoscopic Major Lung Resection for Cancer Helps Preserve the Physical Function.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:399-404.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Relationship of Aortic Stiffness to Exercise and Ventricular Volumes in Single Ventricles.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:574-580.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Utilization of Minimally Invasive Thymectomy and Margin-Negative Resection for Early-Stage Thymoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:405-411.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Pulmonary Artery Compression Facilitates Intersegmental Border Visualization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e141-e143.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Peratrial Device Closure of Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Into Right Atrium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e133-e136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Reconstruction of Long Noncircumferential Tracheal or Carinal Resections With Bronchial Flaps.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:417-423.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Direct Procurement of Donor Heart With Normothermic Regional Perfusion of Abdominal Organs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:597-600.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  446. MATHUR A, Sharma N, Goyal P, Mittal P, et al
    Surgical Algorithm for Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e129-e132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Heart-Kidney and Heart-Liver Transplantation Provide Immunoprotection to the Cardiac Allograft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:458-466.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Myocardial Functional Decline During Prolonged Ex Situ Heart Perfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:499-507.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Refining The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Mortality Risk Model With Enhanced Risk Adjustment for Chromosomal Abnormalities, Syndromes, and Noncardiac Congenital Anatomic Abnormalities.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:558-566.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  450. JORDE UP, Shah AM, Sims DB, Madan S, et al
    Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Survival Improves With Multidisciplinary Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:508-516.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Bleeding Revision on Outcomes After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:517-523.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    In Search of the Ideal Valve: Optimizing Genetic Modifications to Prevent Bioprosthetic Degeneration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:624-635.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  453. UMANA-PIZANO JB, Nissen AP, Nguyen S, Hoffmann C, et al
    Phase of Care Mortality Analysis According to Individual Patient Risk Profile.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:531-535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Catamenial Hemothorax: A Rare Case of Thoracic Endometriosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e127.
    PubMed    


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    Impending Paradoxical Embolism.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e73-e75.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Concomitant Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement With Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e99-e101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Successful Case of External Stenting for Bronchomalacia Lasting Over 20 Years.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e103-e104.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Truncus Arteriosus With Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e105-e106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Short Tandem Repeats Define a Gestational Origin for Metastatic Choriocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e115-e117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Right Main Bronchus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e119-e120.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Veno-arterial ECMO in sickle cell disease for urgent cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31063.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Left Main Coronary Artery Dissection Complicating Valve Replacement Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31065.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  463. 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.
    PubMed    


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    Galectin-3 as a Predictor of Long-term Survival after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Direct Cannulation in Minimally Invasive Cardiac surgery with limited resources.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Research.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Long-term outcomes of stand-alone Maze IV for persistent/long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Lung Transplantation: Donor, Recipient and Discard Characteristics.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Novel Biomarkers Improves Prediction of 365-day Readmission after Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)31035.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Complications After Cardiac Surgery on One-Year Patient Reported Outcomes.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Debunking the July Effect in Cardiac Surgery: A National Analysis of More Than 470,000 Procedures.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Prolonged Air Leak Score for Lung Cancer Resection: An Analysis of the STS GTSD.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)31034.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Congenital heart surgery Outcomes in Turner syndrome: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    Long Term Performance of Fresh Autologous Pericardium for Mitral Valve Leaflet Repair (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


  475. NAM SH, Kim H, Ro SK
    Stent Thrombosis after Short-term Discontinuation of Ticagrelor for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Left atrial appendage fibrosis and 3-year clinical outcomes in atrial fibrillation following endoscopic ablation: a histological analysis.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Congenital heart surgery Outcomes in Turner syndrome: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Recent Acute Heart Failure.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Long Term Performance of Fresh Autologous Pericardium for Mitral Valve Leaflet Repair.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Right Transaxillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using the "Flip-n-flex" Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30931.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Comparative Outcomes of Transcarotid and Trans-subclavian Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30926.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange on Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30929.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  483. FIEDLER AG
    Heart transplantation in patients with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome - Is It a Novel Cardiomyopathy? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30925.
    PubMed    


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    Impact of donor brain death duration on outcomes following lung transplantation (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    Combined Management of a Broncho-Artery Fistula Post-lung Transplantation.
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    Impact of donor brain death duration on outcomes following lung transplantation.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  487. KANDA H, Kamiya H, Kunisawa T
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:312-313.
    PubMed    


  488. EVERETT JE
    Invited Commentary.
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    PubMed    


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    Bilateral or Just Left Internal Mammarian?
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    PubMed    


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    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.
    PubMed    


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    Frailty in the Cardiac Surgical Patient: Comparison of Frailty Tools and Associated Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:16-22.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  492. CARPENTER AJ, Novick WM, Sade RM
    The Devoted Grandma: Is a Social Indication for TAVR Acceptable?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:5-10.
    PubMed    


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    Simple Carinal Cartilage Suture for High-Caliber Mismatch in Right Upper Lobe Sleeve Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e61-e63.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  494. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  495. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  496. GREENSPON A, Samuels L, Greenspon L
    Extralobar Sequestration Complicated by a Cystic Hamartoma in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e43-e44.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  497. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    The Stented Porcine Bioprosthesis: A 50-Year Journey Through Hopes and Realities.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:304-308.
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    Cytology Versus Histology in the Primary Diagnosis of Lymphoma Located in the Mediastinum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:244-248.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  501. 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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    En Bloc Resection of Thoracic Tumors Invading the Spine: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:227-234.
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    Epidemiology and Appropriateness of Antibiotic Prescribing in Severe Pneumonia After Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:196-202.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  504. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  505. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  506. PARACHURI VR, Tripathy AK, Mallikarjuna J
    Bio-Chimney Technique for Narrow Mitral Annulus in Adults.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e65-e67.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
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    Mulibrey Nanism Syndrome: A case for heart transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)30906.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  508. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Incidence, management and outcomes of intraoperative catastrophes during robotic pulmonary resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30904.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  510. LO BD, Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, Lui C, et al
    Matchmaking Just Got Easier: Impact of Phenotypic Donor-Recipient Likeness in Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30896.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  511. SADE RM
    A Noninformed Patient Consents to Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30889.
    PubMed    


  512. HARMEL E, Pausch J, Gross T, Petersen J, et al
    Standardized subannular repair improves outcomes in type IIIB Functional Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30890.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  513. 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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  514. BARBERO C, Marchetto G, Ricci D, Stura EC, et al
    Steps forward in minimally invasive cardiac surgery: 10-year experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30875.
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  515. LONG J, Petrov R, Haithcock B, Chambers D, et al
    Electromagnetic Transthoracic Nodule Localization for Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30873.
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  516. YAN W, Zhao P, Fu H, Lin Y, et al
    Survival following Induction Chemotherapy and Esophagectomy is not Improved by Adjuvant Chemotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30872.
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    Right Anterior Minithoracotomy for Endocarditis Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30870.
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  518. PADMANABHAN H, Siau K, Curtis J, Ng A, et al
    Preoperative anemia and outcomes in cardiovascular surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30874.
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  519. LOWERY DR, Richardson R, Alfirevic A
    Transesophageal Imaging of a Left Atrial Appendage to Left Ventricle Shunt.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30863.
    PubMed    


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    Complex lobectomy in a patient with lung cancer and pulmonary artery sling.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30865.
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    Minimally Invasive Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair using Geometric Ring Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30856.
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    First Human Totally Endoscopic Robotic Assisted Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)30858.
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    Characterizing Risks Associated with Mitral Annular Calcification in Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30838.
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    Percutaneous Aortic Valve Closure in Patient With L-VAD and Dilated Aortic Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30839.
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    Benefits of Endoscopic Vein Harvesting in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30811.
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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Alkaptonuria-Associated Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30731.
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    At Ross-Konno Operation in an Infant with a Quadricuspid Pulmonary Valve and Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Right Coronary Artery.
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    Repair of Aortic Valve Insufficiency and Ascending Aortic Aneurysm using Geometric Ring Annuloplasty.
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    Malleable tin plate exposure system for minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
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    Association between anemia and blood transfusion with long-term mortality following cardiac surgery.
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    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1913.
    PubMed    


  532. NARAYAN P
    Outcome Benefit of On-Pump Surgery in Diabetic Patients at 5 Years: Is It Convincing or Just Predictable?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1912-1913.
    PubMed    


  533. AK K
    What Are the Criteria of Success After Neonatal Arch Reconstruction in the Long Term?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1916-1917.
    PubMed    


  534. BROWN JR, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Goodrich CA, Bohm AR, et al
    Are Urinary Biomarkers Better Than Acute Kidney Injury Duration for Predicting Readmission?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1699-1705.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  535. BAUSER-HEATON H, Ma M, Wise-Faberowski L, Asija R, et al
    Outcomes After Initial Unifocalization to a Shunt in Complex Tetralogy of Fallot With MAPCAs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1807-1815.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  536. HUNG WT, Hung MH, Wang ML, Cheng YJ, et al
    Nonintubated Thoracoscopic Surgery for Lung Tumor: Seven Years' Experience With 1,025 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1607-1612.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  537. KOGON BE, Oster ME, Wallace A, Chiswell K, et al
    Readmission After Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1816-1823.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  538. LIJKENDIJK M, Licht PB, Neckelmann K
    The Influence of Suction on Chest Drain Duration After Lobectomy Using Electronic Chest Drainage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1621-1625.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  539. SUH JW, Paik HC, Yu WS, Song SH, et al
    Effect of Sarcopenic Overweight on Lung Transplant Based in Three-Dimensional Reconstructed Psoas Muscle Mass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1626-1631.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  540. CHEUFOU DH, Valdivia D, Puhlvers S, Fels B, et al
    Lymph Node Involvement and the Surgical Treatment of Thymic Epithelial and Neuroendocrine Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1632-1638.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  541. DAVIS TA, Yesantharao PS, Yang SC
    Where Do We Begin? Building Blocks to Establish a Cardiothoracic Surgery Interest Group.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1854-1859.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  542. MEYER DB, Nguyen K
    Modified Distal Dunk Technique for Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Shunt in Stage 1 Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e431-e433.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Left-Sided Complete Revascularization With Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries in Patients With Diabetes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1727-1735.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Effects of Intraoperative Fluid Management on Postoperative Outcomes After Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1663-1669.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Poor Performance Flagging Is Associated With Fewer Transplantations at Centers Flagged Multiple Times.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1678-1682.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Blunt Trauma-Induced Pericardial Tamponade After Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e381-e383.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Damus-Kaye-Stansel: Valuable Option for Retraining of Left Ventricle in Late Arterial Switch for Transposition of the Great Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e389-e391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  548. CARONIA FP, Fatica F, Librizzi D, Fiorelli A, et al
    Uniportal Thoracoscopic Thoracic Duct Clipping in Poirier's Triangle for Postoperative Chylothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e415-e416.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Ventricular Pseudoaneurysms After Perventricular Closure of Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e397-e398.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Video-assisted Versus Thoracotomy Sleeve Lobectomy for Lung Cancer: a Propensity Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(19)30715.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Cardiopulmonary Bypass Before Anesthesia Induction In A Case Of Ruptured Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(19)30721.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
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    Safe and effective ultrasound-guided myectomy and mitral valve repair for HCM.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)30714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  553. TROOBOFF SW, Iribarne A
    Long-term hospital readmissions after surgical versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)30712.
    PubMed    


  554. NAPPI F, Gambardella I
    Combined Replacement and Subvalvular Repair for Functional Mitral Regurgitation. The New Frontier?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)30707.
    PubMed    


  555. THOURANI VH, Badhwar V, Shahian DM, O'Brien S, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30706.
    PubMed    


  556. PHILLIPS KG, Ranganath NK, Malas J, Lonze BE, et al
    Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Heart Transplantation: Donor Characteristics and Organ Discard.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30588.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  557. IRONS ML
    Cardiac Surgery Trainees as "Skin-to-Skin" Operating Surgeons: Midterm Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30704.
    PubMed    


  558. RAJAB TK, Bedeir K, Taghavi FJ, Dunning JJ, et al
    Combined Tracheal Resection and Coronary Artery Bypass with ECMO Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)30688.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  559. SHIMAMATSU S, Takenoyama M, Shimokawa M, Takada K, et al
    The influence of clinical T factor on predicting pathological N factor in resected lung cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30703.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  560. NAJM HK, Ahmad M
    Transconal Unroofing of Anomalous Left Main Coronary Artery from Right Sinus with Transeptal Course.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 15. pii: S0003-4975(19)30694.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  561. GERSHENGORN HB, Wunsch H, Hua M, Bavaria JE, et al
    Association of Overnight Extubation with Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery in the Intensive Care Unit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)30684.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  562. NAKAYAMA Y, Shinkawa T, Matsumura G, Hoki R, et al
    Late neo-aortic valve regurgitation long after arterial switch operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30632.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  563. AFTAB M, Reece TB, Svensson LG
    Heart transplantation in patients with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome - Is It a Novel Cardiomyopathy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30630.
    PubMed    


  564. NELSON JS, Maul TM, Wearden PD, Pasquali SK, et al
    National practice patterns and early outcomes of aortic valve replacement in children and teens.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30618.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  565. GALETTA D, Rampinelli C, Funicelli L, Casiraghi M, et al
    CT-Guided Percutaneous Radiotracer Localization and Resection of Indistinct/Small Pulmonary Lesions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30624.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  566. BAVARIA JE, Assi R
    Transcarotid Versus Transapical and Transaortic Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30616.
    PubMed    


  567. ANTUNES MJ
    Outcomes following rheumatic mitral valve repair in children (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30615.
    PubMed    


  568. KURLANSKY PA
    The Impact of Preoperative Clopidogrel on Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30613.
    PubMed    


  569. MCGURTY D, Remenyi B, Cheung M, Engelman D, et al
    Outcomes following rheumatic mitral valve repair in children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30601.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  570. KARAMLOU T, Rao R, Najm H
    Collaborative Learning Models in Pediatric Cardiac Care: The Continuum of Learning and Positive Change Through Shared Inquiry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1293-1296.
    PubMed    


  571. SEDER CW, Magee MJ, Broderick SR, Brown LM, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database 2019 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1302-1306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  572. OLDS A, George I
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1584.
    PubMed    


  573. YAMASHITA T, Hamaji M, Nakanobo R, Aoyama A, et al
    Ex Vivo Sleeve Lobectomy and Autotransplantation After Chemoradiation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e341-e343.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  574. XU H, Zhang L
    A Novel and Simple Method for Establishing the Subxiphoid Approach During Thoracoscopic Thymectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e369-e370.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  575. LI C, Han Y, Han D, Chen X, et al
    Robotic Approach to Combined Anatomic Pulmonary Subsegmentectomy: Technical Aspects and Early Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1480-1486.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  576. MARRUFO AS, Kozower BD, Tancredi DJ, Nuno M, et al
    Thoracic Surgeons' Beliefs and Practices on Smoking Cessation Before Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1494-1499.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  577. ZHANG Y, Liu S, Han Y, Xiang J, et al
    Robotic Anatomical Segmentectomy: An Analysis of the Learning Curve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1515-1522.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  578. GUALIS J, Benito-Gonzalez T, Martinez-Comendador JM, Martin E, et al
    Internal Banding to Reduce Paravalvular Leaks for Open Transcatheter Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e365-e367.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  579. MAO R, She Y, Zhu E, Chen D, et al
    A Proposal for Restaging of Invasive Lung Adenocarcinoma Manifesting as Pure Ground Glass Opacity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1523-1531.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Influence of Smoking and Histologic Subtype on Developing Extrathymic Malignancy in Thymoma Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1532-1539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Complications on Resource Utilization During 90-Day Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Bundle for Medicare Beneficiaries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1364-1371.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Minimally Invasive Open-Window Thoracostomy Using Wound Edge Protectors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e371-e373.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Trifecta Aortic Bioprosthesis: Midterm Results in 1,953 Patients From a Single Center.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1356-1362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PORT in Properly Selected Patients With Completely Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Should Not Be Quickly Dismissed.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1585-1586.
    PubMed    


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    Upper Ministernotomy for Pulmonary Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e305-e306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Approach for Hypoplastic Mirror Circumflex Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e313-e315.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding in Ebstein's Anomaly With Circular Shunting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e317-e319.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  588. NAPPI F
    Does Type of TAVR Access Affect Early Mortality in Morbidly Obese Patients?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1583-1584.
    PubMed    


    April 2019
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    Long-term hospital readmissions after surgical versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30589.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    The Impact of Preoperative Clopidogrel on Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30598.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Multiple Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Kawasaki Disease-Associated Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30594.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Stability After Initial Decline in Coronary Revascularization Rates in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30596.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  593. CHAN V, Chen L, Messika-Zeitoun D, Elmistekawy E, et al
    Is late left ventricle remodeling after repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation worse in women?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30599.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Permanent Pacemaker Implantation after Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30564.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  595. CHEN XJ, Zhang W, Bian ZP, Wang ZM, et al
    Cardiac myosin-binding protein C Release Profile After Cardiac Surgery in Intensive Care Unit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30584.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Racial Disparities in Patients Bridged to Heart Transplantation with Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30585.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Early Quality of Life Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive and Open Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30583.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Survival after mitral valve replacement for leaflet escape in a contemporary On-X mechanical valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30574.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy After Cardiac Surgery: A Temporary Measure in a High-Risk Cohort.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30573.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  600. FLORES S, Loomba RS, Elhoff JJ, Bronicki RA, et al
    Peritoneal Dialysis versus Diuretics in Children after Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30577.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Coronary Bypass Versus Percutaneous Revascularization in Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Clinical-Pathologic Correlation and Guideline Concordance in Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30572.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  603. VERVOORT D, Luc JGY
    Fostering the Future of Cardiac Surgery Around the World.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30571.
    PubMed    


  604. SENBAKLAVACI O
    Off-pump bilateral lung transplantation via median sternotomy: a novel approach with potential benefits.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)30563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Robotic Assisted Lobectomy For Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Comprehensive Institutional Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)30558.
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    Pilot Study of a Patient Decision Aid for Valve Choices in Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30553.
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    Interaction between ischemic time and donor age on adult heart transplant outcomes in the modern era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)30532.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  608. PATELLA M, FitzGerald M, Cafarotti S
    Sensitivity of Lung Ultrasound for Postsurgical Pneumothorax (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30517.
    PubMed    


  609. YOUSSEFI P, Zacek P, Debauchez M, Lansac E, et al
    Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement using the Remodeling Technique with Aortic Annuloplasty: Tricuspid Valves with Repair of Specific Lesion Sets: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30443.
    PubMed    


  610. KREBS ED, Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB, Beller JP, et al
    Outcomes After Acute Type A Aortic Dissection in Patients With Prior Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30424.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database at 30: Honoring Our Heritage, Celebrating the Present, Evolving for the Future.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1259-1266.
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    Third Annual Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) Report: Preimplant Characteristics and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:993-1004.
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  613. SABIK JF 3RD
    Fifty-Fifth Annual Meeting, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1284-1285.
    PubMed    


  614. ISHIDOU M, Kanno K, Imai K, Murata M, et al
    Novel Left Atrioventricular Valvuloplasty for Atrioventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e251-e253.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  615. FERGUSON MK, Wroblewski K, Huisingh-Scheetz M, Thompson K, et al
    Physician Gender Differences in Processing Surgical Risk Features in Videos of Standardized Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1248-1252.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Repair of Untreated Older Patients With Tetralogy of Fallot With Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1218-1224.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  617. BARRON DJ, Mehsood DK, Kutty RS, Stickley J, et al
    Fate of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract After Rastelli With Selective Infundibular Muscle Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1226-1231.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Customized Cutting Template to Assist Sternotomy in Pectus Arcuatum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1253-1258.
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    Interatrial Shunting Through an Asymptomatic Patent Foramen Ovale in Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1040-1045.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  620. JANSON JT, Pecoraro A
    Reinventing the Saphenous Vein: Reconstructing the Anterior Mitral Leaflet With a Saphenous Vein.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e287-e289.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  621. DECAMPLI WM
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1239-1240.
    PubMed    


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    Prevalence and Natural History of Barrett's Esophagus in Lung Transplant: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1017-1023.
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    Severity of Presentation, Not Sex, Increases Risk of Surgery for Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1111-1117.
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    Alternative Implantation Technique for Rapid Deployment Valve.
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    A 20-Year Experience With Resection of Primary Cardiac Tumors and Metastatic Tumors of the Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1126-1131.
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    Patient-Specific Multiscale Modeling of the Assisted Bidirectional Glenn.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1232-1239.
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  627. COOPER DKC
    Experimental Pig Heart Xenotransplantation-Recent Progress and Remaining Problems.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:989-992.
    PubMed    


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    Incorporating Innovation and New Technology Into Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1267-1274.
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    Long-Term Results After Lung Volume Reduction Surgery: A Single Institution's Experience.
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    Large Coronary Sinus Hematoma Resembling Thrombus in the Left Atrium.
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    Deep Hypothermia With Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion Versus Moderate Hypothermia With Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion for Arch Surgery.
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    Surgical Repair of Distal Aortic Arch Aneurysm With Distal Extension: Sternotomy Versus Thoracotomy.
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    Recurrent Intracardiac Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in an Adult.
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    Uncommon Cause of Fever and Embolism: Staphylococcus epidermidis Infected Myxoma.
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    Clinical Validation of a Coronary Surgery Technique That Minimizes Aortic Manipulation.
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    Complete Sternal-Sparing HeartMate 3 Implantation: A Case Series of 10 Consecutive Patients.
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    Long-Term Growth of the Neoaortic Root After Arterial Switch Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1203-1211.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Left Ventricular Aneurysm After Post-Infarction Ventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e263-e265.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Unusual Complicated Fungal Endocarditis in a Patient With Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e269-e271.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Acute Type A Dissection 18 Years After a Ross Operation: The Old Prejudice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e255-e257.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  641. MALLER B, Kaszuba F, Tanvetyanon T
    Complete Tumor Response of Tracheal Squamous Cell Carcinoma After Treatment With Pembrolizumab.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e273-e274.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  642. ALNASSER SA, Mindru C, Preventza O, Rosengart T, et al
    Successful Conservative Management of a Large Splenic Abscess Secondary to Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e235-e237.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  643. WACKER M, Slottosch I, Scherner M, Varghese S, et al
    Late Onset Valve Dislocation of the Edwards Intuity Rapid-Deployment Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e243-e244.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  644. KAMIYOSHIHARA M, Yoshikawa R, Igai H, Ohsawa F, et al
    The Risk of Misdiagnosing Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma as Traumatic Pseudocyst in a Young Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e279-e280.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  645. HOPKINS KA, Brown JW, Darragh RK, Kay WA, et al
    Converting Fontan-Bjork to 1.5- or 2-Ventricle Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e259-e261.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  646. TOMSIC A, Hiemstra YL, van Brakel TJ, Versteegh MIM, et al
    Outcomes of Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease in Patients With Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1195-1201.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2019
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    Mitral Valve Replacement in Infants using a 15-mm Mechanical Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30417.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  648. SCHURINK B, Mazza E, Ruurda JP, Roeling TAP, et al
    Low fat tube feeding after esophagectomy is associated with a lower incidence of chylothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30412.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  649. MOHAMMAD Z, Mitchell KG, Nelson DB, Robb C, et al
    Lung Cancer Patient Perceptions of the Value of an Outreach Thoracic Surgical Clinic.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30415.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  650. OJHA V, Sh C, Ganga KP, Saxena A, et al
    Congenital left ventricular diverticulum in Pentalogy of Cantrell: Puzzle solved on dual source CT.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(19)30406.
    PubMed    


  651. SPILLER R, Symalla T, McCrorey M, Balkhy HH, et al
    Robotic-assisted 3(rd) Time Redo-Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30394.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  652. WANG Q, Pan S, Zhang S, Shen G, et al
    Lung Transplantation in Pulmonary Fibrosis Secondary to Influenza A Pneumonia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30384.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  653. BOSHIER PR, Woodward C, Nikravan S, Neal JM, et al
    Selective epidurography for the assessment of epidural catheter placement after esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30378.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  654. MUNIAPPAN A, Mathisen DJ
    The link between minimally invasive esophagectomy and tracheobronchial fistula occurrence (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)30362.
    PubMed    


  655. HOLM M, Biancari F, Khodabandeh S, Gherli R, et al
    Bleeding in Patients Treated with Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)30365.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  656. CHENG YF, Wang BY, Chen HS
    Will patients with resectable esophageal cancer be spared esophagectomy? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30359.
    PubMed    


  657. HICKS GL JR
    Bleeding in Patients Treated with Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30358.
    PubMed    


  658. BLOOM JP, Heng E, Auchincloss HG, Melnitchouk SI, et al
    Cardiac Surgery Trainees as "Skin-to-Skin" Operating Surgeons: Midterm Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30345.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  659. ALLEN K, Chhatriwalla A, Cohen D, Saxon J, et al
    Transcarotid Versus Transapical and Transaortic Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30344.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  660. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Lui C, Zhou X, Crawford TC, et al
    Early Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation in Recipients Bridged with a HeartMate 3 Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30339.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  661. CHIA DK, Guowei K, Chang HS, Toh BC, et al
    Kamikawa Double-Flap Reconstruction Following Minimally Invasive Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  662. GALETIN T, Stoelben E
    Sensitivity of lung ultrasound for postsurgical pneumothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30328.
    PubMed    


  663. WANG E, Fan X, Qi W, Song Y, et al
    A Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm leading to Tricuspid Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  664. CAMPO J, Tsoris A, Kruse J, Karim A, et al
    Prognosis of Severe Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis With and Without Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30220.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  665. ANDREETTI C, Tiracorrendo M, Rendina EA, Santini M, et al
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:986-987.
    PubMed    


  666. ARIYARATNAM P
    Is It Time for a Perioperative Registry on Pneumonectomy Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:986.
    PubMed    


  667. KASSEM S
    Less "Tradition" and More New Technologies, or Vice Versa?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:987.
    PubMed    


  668. HALL DJ, Jeng EI, Gregg JA, Pelaez A, et al
    The Impact of Donor and Recipient Age: Older Lung Transplant Recipients Do Not Require Younger Lungs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:868-876.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  669. WANG L, Huang L, Li X, Zhong D, et al
    Three-Dimensional Printing PEEK Implant: A Novel Choice for the Reconstruction of Chest Wall Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:921-928.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  670. HARLING L, Kolokotroni SM, Nair A, Smelt J, et al
    Differential Survival Characteristics of Sarcomatoid Subtype in Biphasic Pleural Mesothelioma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:929-935.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  671. YAO MJ, Ding L, Atay SM, Toubat O, et al
    A Modern Reaffirmation of Surgery as the Optimal Treatment for Solitary Fibrous Tumors of the Pleura.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:941-946.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  672. APRILE V, Bertoglio P, Korasidis S, Bacchin D, et al
    Nerve-Sparing Surgery in Advanced Stage Thymomas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:878-884.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  673. JEAN RA, Chiu AS, Hoag JR, Blasberg JD, et al
    Identifying Drivers of Multiple Readmissions After Pulmonary Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:947-953.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  674. BEN ALI W, Bouhout I, Khairy P, Bouchard D, et al
    Extracardiac Versus Lateral Tunnel Fontan: A Meta-Analysis of Long-Term Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:837-843.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  675. MARATHE SP, Zannino D, Shi WY, du Plessis K, et al
    Two Ventricles Are Not Better Than One in the Fontan Circulation: Equivalent Late Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:852-859.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  676. GJERAA K, Dieckmann P, Spanager L, Petersen RH, et al
    Exploring Shared Mental Models of Surgical Teams in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:954-961.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  677. TONG BC, Kim S, Kosinski A, Onaitis MW, et al
    Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database for Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:897-902.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  678. YANAGAWA B, Rocha RV, Mazine A, Verma S, et al
    Hemoglobin Optimization for Coronary Bypass: A 10-Year Canadian Multicenter Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:711-717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  679. WAGNER MA, Wang H, Benrashid E, Keenan JE, et al
    Risk Prediction Model for Major Adverse Outcome in Proximal Thoracic Aortic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:795-801.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  680. PARACHURI VR, Tripathy AK, Gaikwad NM, Singh AP, et al
    Modified Infarct Exclusion Technique for Repair of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e219-e221.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  681. LUC JGY, Varghese TK Jr, Antonoff MB
    Participating in a TweetChat: Practical Tips From The Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network (#TSSMN).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e229-e233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  682. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Bakaeen FG, Ravichandren K, et al
    Long-Term Patency of Individual Segments of Different Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Configurations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:740-746.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Intraoperative Device Closure of a Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defect Using the Right Thoracic Ventricle Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:817-822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  684. YAMAMOTO M, Oshima Y, Matsuhisa H, Higuma T, et al
    Left Atrial Decompression by Minithoracotomy During Extracorporeal Life Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e227-e228.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Anomalous Origin of Left Pulmonary Artery From the Aorta: A Rare Entity in Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e181-e182.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  686. ZYWICKA EM, Theologou T, Love S, Nawaytou O, et al
    Sternal Wires-Induced Severe Systemic Inflammatory Response and Cardiac Tamponade.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e175-e176.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  687. LEBRETON G, Mastroianni C, Amour J, Leprince P, et al
    Implantation of Two HVADs Used as a Total Artificial Heart: A New Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e165-e167.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Rare Solitary Fibrous Tumor Originating From the Distal Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e195-e197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  689. OHANA N, Benharroch D, Sheinis D
    Pleural Dural Fistula After Anterior Excision of Thoracic Disc Hernia: Suggested Repair Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e191-e193.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  690. SHIN TH, Inagaki E, Ganta T, Hartshorn K, et al
    Tumor Lysis Syndrome After Bilobectomy for Typical Carcinoid Tumor of the Lung.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e199-e201.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  691. IKENO Y, Koda Y, Yokawa K, Gotake Y, et al
    Graft Replacement of Kommerell Diverticulum and In Situ Aberrant Subclavian Artery Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:770-779.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  692. ISHIBASHI H, Wakejima R, Takasaki C, Okubo K, et al
    Successful Excision of Endobronchial Cellular Schwannoma With Right Lower Sleeve Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e203-e205.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  693. SHA JM, Cao W, Cao Y
    Anomalous Systemic Arterial Supply to the Left Lung: To Which Category Should This Belong?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e209-e210.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  694. SOQUET J, Barron DJ, d'Udekem Y
    A review of the management of pulmonary atresia, ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(19)30242.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
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    Perioperative Risk Factors for Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 25. pii: S0003-4975(19)30233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  696. HERNANDEZ-VAQUERO D, Pascual I, Diaz R, Avanzas P, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Explantation is Usually Feasible and Easy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)30225.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  697. TIPOGRAF Y, Salna M, Minko E, Grogan EL, et al
    Outcomes of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)30221.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  698. DENG HY
    Will patients with resectable esophageal cancer be spared esophagectomy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30200.
    PubMed    


  699. HALFWERK FR, Knol K, Mariani S, Grandjean JG, et al
    Randomized Trial of Miniaturized versus Standard Extracorporeal Circulation in Aortic Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30196.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  700. MODINE T, Overtchouk P
    Mitral Valve Repair vs Replacement in the STS Database: The Debate Continues.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30203.
    PubMed    


  701. REDFERN RE, Fleming K, March RL, Bobulski N, et al
    Thrombelastography-Directed Transfusion in Cardiac Surgery: Impact on Postoperative Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)30195.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  702. FRASER CD 3RD, Zhou X, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Size Mismatching Increases Mortality Following Lung Transplantation in Pre-Adolescent Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30192.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  703. HABERMANN EB, Helder MR, Schaff HV
    Patient experience after cardiac surgery: Beyond the transition care questions (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30134.
    PubMed    


  704. SHAHIAN DM, Gleason TG, Shemin RJ, Carroll JD, et al
    TAVR 2.0: Professional Societies Collaborating to Measure, Assure, and Improve Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:329-330.
    PubMed    


  705. BUCKLEY JR, Amula V, Sassalos P, Costello JM, et al
    Multicenter Analysis of Early Childhood Outcomes After Repair of Truncus Arteriosus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:553-559.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  706. CHATTERJEE S, Shake JG, Arora RC, Engelman DT, et al
    Handoffs From the Operating Room to the Intensive Care Unit After Cardiothoracic Surgery: From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Workforce on Critical Care.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:619-630.
    PubMed    


  707. HANDY JR, Bremner RM, Crocenzi TS, Detterbeck FC, et al
    Expert Consensus Document on Pulmonary Metastasectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:631-649.
    PubMed    


  708. FLYNN BC, He J, Richey M, Wirtz K, et al
    Early Extubation Without Increased Adverse Events in High-Risk Cardiac Surgical Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:453-459.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  709. WEI LM, Thibault DP, Rankin JS, Alkhouli M, et al
    Contemporary Surgical Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:460-466.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  710. BLITZER D, Stephens EH, Tchantchaleishvili V, Lou X, et al
    Risks and Rewards of Advanced Practice Providers in Cardiothoracic Surgery Training: National Survey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:597-602.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  711. KAYATTA MO, Leshnower BG, McPherson L, Binongo JN, et al
    Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Provides Excellent Midterm Outcomes for Bicuspid Valve Aortopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:499-504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  712. VAN DER WULP K, Verkroost MWA, van Wely MH, Gehlmann HR, et al
    Feasibility and Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Using the Left Axillary Artery as Primary Access Site.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:546-552.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  713. SINHA L, Ozturk M, Zurakowski D, Yerebakan C, et al
    Intra-Extracardiac Versus Extracardiac Fontan Modifications: Comparison of Early Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:560-566.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  714. TAKAHASHI T, Gauthier JM, Albertin EK, Damiano RJ Jr, et al
    Transplantation of Lungs Procured From a Donor With an Atrioesophageal Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e121-e122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  715. TADA M, Miyajima M, Mishina T, Takahashi Y, et al
    Thoracoscopic Right Basilar Segmentectomy After Right Upper Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e123-e125.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  716. KORMOS RL, Cowger J, Pagani FD, Teuteberg JJ, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs Database Annual Report: Evolving Indications, Outcomes, and Scientific Partnerships.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:341-353.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  717. DENGLER J, Yee A, Mackinnon SE
    Supraclavicular Approach to the Brachial Plexus: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:331-334.
    PubMed    


  718. GIL-JAURENA JM, Perez-Caballero R, Pita A, Pardo C, et al
    Paracorporeal Connection to Heart-Lung Machine in Transplant Surgery With the Berlin Heart Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e151-e152.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Modified Transatrial Approach for Repair of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e147-e149.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  720. TOYOKAWA G, Takada K, Tagawa T, Hamamoto R, et al
    A Positive Correlation Between the EZH2 and PD-L1 Expression in Resected Lung Adenocarcinomas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:393-400.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  721. MAURIZI G, Poggi C, D'Andrilli A, Vanni C, et al
    Superior Vena Cava Replacement for Thymic Malignancies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:386-392.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  722. BRESCIA AA, Harrington CA, Mazurek AA, Ward ST, et al
    Factors Associated With New Persistent Opioid Usage After Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:363-368.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  723. PARK S, Park IK, Kim YT, Lee GD, et al
    Comparison of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Followed by Surgery to Upfront Surgery for Thymic Malignancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:355-362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Assessment of Fissure Integrity in Patients With Intrabronchial Valves for Treatment of Prolonged Air Leak.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:407-411.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  725. CHANDEZE MM, Gayet B, Cowan J, Ferraz JM, et al
    Resection of an Esophageal Diverticulum by Thoracoscopy in Prone Position.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e153-e155.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  726. ALLAN JS, Ferreres A, Sade RM
    Neighborly Help or Itinerant Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:335-340.
    PubMed    


  727. PLOENES T, Aigner C
    Giant Pneumopericardium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e145.
    PubMed    


  728. MAURY JM, Drevet G, Collaud S, Grima R, et al
    Cytoreductive Pleurectomy and Intrathoracic Chemohyperthermia for Pleural Relapse of Thymomas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e157-e160.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
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    Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Transplant Vasculopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30127.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  730. KASSEM S
    MitraClip and Surgery: annuloplasty makes the difference.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30125.
    PubMed    


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    Mitral Valve Endocarditis: A rare Manifestation of Lyme Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(19)30117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Elective Aortic Root Replacement in North America: Analysis of STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(19)30109.
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    Cytosorb adsorption during emergency cardiac operations in patients at high risk of bleeding.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30102.
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    Sutureless aortic valve and pacemaker rate: from surgical tricks to clinical outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30107.
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  735. NAPPI F, Lusini M, Avtaar Singh SS, Santana O, et al
    Risk of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Recurrence after Combined Valvular and Subvalvular Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30100.
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    Alternative approach for the surgical treatment of left main coronary artery aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30105.
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  737. MIGUELENA J, Lopez-Menendez J, Prada PC, Rodriguez-Roda J, et al
    Influence of Preoperative Frailty On Health-Related Quality of Life after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30098.
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    Socioeconomic 'Distressed Communities Index' Predicts Risk-Adjusted Mortality After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30076.
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    Survival and resected lymph nodes number during sublobectomy for N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer </= 2cm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30083.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30069.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  741. JAFFER IH, Whitlock RP
    Antithrombotic Strategies After Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30073.
    PubMed    


  742. BONDE P
    Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation After Non-Mitra Surgery: MitraClip Versus Surgical Reconstruction (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30074.
    PubMed    


  743. DOWNEY RS, Rankin JS, Wei LM, Badhwar V, et al
    Rheumatic Double Valve Repair Using Two Remodeling Annuloplasty Rings.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30065.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  744. MATSUI Y, Shingu Y, Wakasa S, Ooka T, et al
    Papillary Muscle Tugging Approximation for Functional Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30064.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  745. HAWKINS RB, Young BAC, Mehaffey JH, Speir AM, et al
    Model for End Stage Liver Disease Score Independently Predicts Mortality in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)30062.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  746. MORI M, Zhuo H, Liu F, LaLonde M, et al
    Predictors of cardiac surgery patients who tolerate blood conservation in cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)30001.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  747. BERGEAT D, Bertheuil N, Meunier B
    The link between minimally invasive esophagectomy and tracheobronchial fistula occurrence.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30003.
    PubMed    


  748. FUJINO K, Ujiie H, Kinoshita T, Lee CY, et al
    First Evaluation of the Next Generation Endobronchial Ultrasound System in preclinical models.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  749. FUKUI M, Suzuki K, Matsunaga T, Oh S, et al
    The Importance of Smoking Cessation on Surgical Outcome in Primary Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31871.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  750. FULLERTON DA
    Maintenance of Certification and the Social Contract.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:17-18.
    PubMed    


  751. ACUFF TE
    Maintenance of Certification: The American Board of Medical Specialties Version of Fake News.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:14-16.
    PubMed    


  752. KAYATTA MO, Leshnower BG, McPherson L, Zhang C, et al
    Valve Sparing Root Replacement Provides Similar Midterm Outcomes in Bicuspid and Trileaflet Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:54-60.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  753. PARK SY, Kim HK, Jang DS, Han KN, et al
    Initial Experiences With Robotic Single-Site Thoracic Surgery for Mediastinal Masses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:242-247.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  754. KIM S, Bull DA, Garland L, Khalpey Z, et al
    Is There a Role for Cancer-Directed Surgery in Early-Stage Sarcomatoid or Biphasic Mesothelioma?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:194-201.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  755. SESIA SB, Heitzelmann M, Schaedelin S, Magerkurth O, et al
    Standardized Haller and Asymmetry Index Combined for a More Accurate Assessment of Pectus Excavatum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:271-276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  756. PURI V, Gaissert HA, Wormuth DW, Grogan EL, et al
    Defining Proficiency for The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Participants Performing Thoracoscopic Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:202-208.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  757. KAPLAN SJ, Trottman PA, Porteous GH, Morris AJ, et al
    Functional Recovery After Lung Resection: A Before and After Prospective Cohort Study of Activity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:209-216.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  758. NAKAMURA Y, Hoashi T, Nakata T, Shimada M, et al
    Left Ventricular Function After Repair of Totally Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:151-156.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  759. ANTONOFF MB, Luc JGY, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, et al
    Graduate Subspecialty and Perceptions of Cardiothoracic Surgery Training: A 60-Year Retrospective Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:285-293.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  760. KAMEL MK, Rahouma M, Lee B, Harrison SW, et al
    Segmentectomy Is Equivalent to Lobectomy in Hypermetabolic Clinical Stage IA Lung Adenocarcinomas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:217-223.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  761. GROPLER MRF, Marino BS, Carr MR, Russell WW, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes of Coarctation Repair Through Left Thoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:157-164.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  762. IJSSELHOF R, Liu H, Pigula F, Gauvreau K, et al
    Rates of Interventions in Isolated Coarctation Repair in Neonates Versus Infants: Does Age Matter?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:180-186.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  763. LEE CY, Robinson DA, Johnson CA Jr, Zhang Y, et al
    A Randomized Controlled Trial of Liposomal Bupivacaine Parasternal Intercostal Block for Sternotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:128-134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  764. PREDINA JD, Newton AD, Corbett C, Xia L, et al
    A Clinical Trial of TumorGlow to Identify Residual Disease During Pleurectomy and Decortication.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:224-232.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  765. FRICKE TA, Konstantinov IE
    Arterial Switch Operation: Operative Approach and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:302-310.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  766. SUBRAMANIAN M, Kozower BD, Brown LM, Khullar OV, et al
    Patient-Reported Outcomes in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:294-301.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  767. RAFFA GM, Kowalewski M, Brodie D, Ogino M, et al
    Meta-Analysis of Peripheral or Central Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Postcardiotomy and Non-Postcardiotomy Shock.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:311-321.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  768. INAGE T, Nakajima T, Sata Y, Fujiwara T, et al
    Intracardiac Tumors With Extracardiac Extension Diagnosed by Endoscopic Ultrasound With Bronchoscope-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e5-e7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  769. CULLIVAN S, Redmond K, Ridge C, O'Connell OJ, et al
    Interventional Procedures in Patients With Pulmonary Vascular Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e9-e11.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  770. SMELT J, Bille A
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:322.
    PubMed    


  771. HOFFMAN D
    Making Pleural Pressure Positive Again.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:322.
    PubMed    


  772. SHENOY C, Moller JH
    Sixty Years After Tetralogy of Fallot Correction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e45-e47.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  773. LIN J, Xiong J, Luo M, Tan Z, et al
    Combining Cerebral Perfusion With Retrograde Inferior Vena Caval Perfusion for Aortic Arch Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e67-e69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  774. FURUTA A, Morimoto H, Mukai S, Futagami D, et al
    Giant Thrombus Formation Originating From the Aortic Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e59.
    PubMed    


  775. SMITH BB, Warner MA, Armour S, Ritter MJ, et al
    Cardiopulmonary Bypass Ultrafiltrate Discoloration After Hydroxocobalamin Administration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e57.
    PubMed    


  776. RAMLAWI B, Bedeir K, Edgerton JR
    Totally Thoracoscopic Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e71-e73.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  777. LI M, Zhang L, Zhang Z, Wang S, et al
    Isolated Severe Right Ventricular Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e23-e25.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  778. OIZUMI H, Ichinokawa H, Hoshino H, Shitara J, et al
    Pericardial Window for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pericarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e27-e29.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2018
  779. SMELTZER MP, Faris NR, Ray MA, Fehnel C, et al
    Survival before and after direct surgical quality feedback in a population-based lung cancer cohort.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)31859.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  780. BLOOM JP, Kwon MH, Tolis G Jr
    Early Distal Migration of a Self-Expanding Aortic Valve Prosthesis Causing Myocardial Infarction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31850.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  781. PARK WK, Baek JS, Kwon BS, Im YM, et al
    Revisitation of Double Inlet Left Ventricle or Tricuspid Atresia with Transposed Great Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31852.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  782. HOBBS RD, Assi A, Bolling SF, Patel HJ, et al
    Long-Term Survival and Echocardiographic Findings After Surgical Ventricular Restoration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31854.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  783. MATSUSHIMA S, Abeln K, Karliova I, Zacek P, et al
    Suture Annuloplasty and Simplified Root Wrapping in the Full Root Ross Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)31848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  784. GRANT SW, Bittar MN, Rose D, Bose A, et al
    Has publishing surgeon specific outcomes impacted on training in cardiac surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 20. pii: S0003-4975(18)31843.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  785. NOMORI H, Mori T, Shiraishi A, Fujino K, et al
    Long-term prognosis after segment ectomy for cT1N0M0 non-small cell lung cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 20. pii: S0003-4975(18)31846.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  786. TRAN B, Sedrakyan A, Flynn P, Altorki N, et al
    Re-intervention and survival after limited lung resection for lung cancer treatment in Australia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 20. pii: S0003-4975(18)31845.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  787. WANG BY, Hung WH, Wu SC, Chen HC, et al
    Comparison between esophagectomy and definitive chemoradiotherapy in patients with esophageal cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)31836.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  788. FERRARIS VA
    Incidence, Cost, and Risk Factors for Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31826.
    PubMed    


  789. BATES KE, Mahle WT, Bush L, Donohue J, et al
    Variation in Implementation and Outcomes of Early Extubation Practices After Infant Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31828.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  790. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C
    Obstructive cardiomyopathy and tethering in ischemic mitral regurgitation: two sides of the coin.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31829.
    PubMed    


  791. HOEIJMAKERS F, Heineman DJ, Beck N, Klamer J, et al
    Mediastinoscopy for staging of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: surgical performance in the Netherlands.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31827.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  792. SHAH RM, Zhang Q, Chatterjee S, Cheema F, et al
    Incidence, Cost, and Risk Factors for Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)31820.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  793. GAUDINO M, Fremes S, Schwann TA, Tatoulis J, et al
    Technical Aspects of the Use of the Radial Artery in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)31785.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  794. APOSTOLIDOU E, Aronow HD, Beale CE, Kolte D, et al
    Association Between Red Blood Cell Transfusion and Clinical Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)31818.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  795. WANG J, Zhang QJ, Pirolli TJ, Liu ZP, et al
    Cardio-omentopexy Reduces Cardiac Fibrosis and Heart Failure after Experimental Pressure Overload.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)31815.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  796. HANDA Y, Tsutani Y, Mimae T, Tasaki T, et al
    Surgical Outcomes of Complex versus Simple Segmentectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31801.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  797. THOURANI VH, O'Brien SM, Kelly JJ, Cohen DJ, et al
    Development and Application of a Risk Prediction Model for In-Hospital Stroke After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - A Report from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)31795.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  798. WHITLOCK EL, Diaz-Ramirez LG, Smith AK, Boscardin WJ, et al
    Cognitive Change After Cardiac Surgery Versus Cardiac Catheterization: A Population-Based Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)31671.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  799. BISHAWI M, Zanotti G, Shaw L, MacKenzie M, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation (TR) Immediately After Heart Transplant and Long Term Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)31784.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  800. FEROE AG, Fiedler AG, D'Alessandro DA
    Successful heart transplantation in a patient with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31777.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  801. DU ZS, Li XY, Luo HS, Wu SX, et al
    Preoperative Administration of Olive Oil Reduces Chylothorax after Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31713.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  802. ELBADAWI A, Elgendy IY, Mahmoud AH, Ogunbayo GO, et al
    Outcomes of Surgical Ablation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Cardiac Surgeries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 24. pii: S0003-4975(18)31693.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  803. CHOPRA AM, Ferraris VA
    Stopping Vs Continuing Aspirin Prior to Coronary Artery Surgery for Desensitized Cardiac Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31690.
    PubMed    


  804. KURIHARA C, Fernandez R, Safaeinili N, Akbarpour M, et al
    Long-term impact of cytomegalovirus serologic status on lung transplantation in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31686.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  805. WANEK MR, Hodges K, Persaud RA, Lam SW, et al
    Prothrombin Complex Concentrates for Warfarin Reversal Prior to Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31684.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  806. RAMCHANDANI MK, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Reardon MJ
    Minimally-invasive surgical aortic valve replacement through a right anterior thoracotomy: How I teach it.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 20. pii: S0003-4975(18)31670.
    PubMed    


  807. PAPAK JN, Chiovaro JC, Noelck N, Healy LD, et al
    Antithrombotic Strategies after Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)31665.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  808. MCHUGH KE, Mahle WT, Hall MA, Scheurer MA, et al
    Hospital Costs Related to Early Extubation after Infant Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)31668.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  809. ROMAN M, Biancari F, Ahmed AB, Agarwal S, et al
    Prothrombin complex concentrate in cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)31661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  810. TAMURA M, Matsumoto I, Tanaka Y, Saito D, et al
    Comparison between Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Sublobar Resection for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)31664.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  811. YANG CJ, Shah S, Lin BK, Vandusen K, et al
    Right-sided vs Left-sided Pneumonectomy after Induction Therapy for Non-small-cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31657.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  812. PESONEN E, Passov A, Salminen US, Ilmakunnas M, et al
    Heparin Binding Protein in Adult Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31654.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  813. HSU J, Krishnan A, Lin CT, Shah PD, et al
    Sarcopenia of the Psoas Muscles is Associated with Poor Outcomes Following Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31653.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  814. KREIBICH M, Bavaria JE, Branchetti E, Brown CR, et al
    Management of patients with coronary artery malperfusion secondary to Type A aortic dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)31643.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  815. GIOVANNETTI T, Price CC, Fanning M, Messe S, et al
    Cognition and Cerebral Infarction in Older Adults After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31625.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  816. D'AGOSTINO RS, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Fernandez FG, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31626.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  817. HAMMEL JM
    Hospital Distribution and Patient Travel Patterns for Congenital Heart Surgery in the United States (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31632.
    PubMed    


  818. ROBERTS HG, Wei LM, Badhwar V
    Robotic-Assisted Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Combined with Mitral Valve Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31627.
    PubMed    


  819. GU D, Zhang X, Diao X, Zhao W, et al
    Surgeon-Specific Quality Monitoring System for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)31621.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  820. HELDER MR, Schaff HV, Hanson KT, Thiels CA, et al
    Patient Experience After Cardiac Surgery: Identifying Areas for Improvement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)31615.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  821. HANDLER SS, Buelow M, Bergstrom C, Frommelt PC, et al
    Hybrid palliation as a bridge to biventricular repair in critical aortic stenosis with coarctation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)31617.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  822. SUN HB, Li Y, Liu XB, Wang ZF, et al
    The Impact of An Early Oral Feeding Protocol on Inflammatory Cytokine Changes after Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31614.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  823. CABBABE EB
    A Standardized Musculocutaneous Flap for the Coverage of Deep Sternal Wounds after Cardiac Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31551.
    PubMed    


  824. GIORNI C, Pezzella C, Bojan M, Ricci Z, et al
    Impact of heparin or non-heparin coated circuits on platelet function in pediatric cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31550.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  825. ANWER LA, Dearani JA, Daly RC, Stulak JM, et al
    Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation After Non-Mitral Cardiac Surgery: MitraClip Versus Surgical Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31554.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  826. KASSEM S
    Should we go further with Mitraclip without simultaneously developing percutaneous annuloplasty?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31559.
    PubMed    


  827. SARAN N, Greason KL, Schaff HV, Cicek SM, et al
    Does Mitral Valve Calcium In Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Replacement Portend Worse Survival?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31545.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2018
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    Sustainability of infant cardiac surgery early extubation practices after implementation and study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(18)31539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  829. AHMAD U, Hakim AH, Tang A, Tong MZ, et al
    Patterns of Recurrence and Overall Survival in Incidental Lung Cancer in Explanted Lungs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(18)31537.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  830. BOTA O, Josten C, Borger MA, Spindler N, et al
    Standardized Musculocutaneous Flap for the Coverage of Deep Sternal Wounds After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31532.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  831. HENDRIX RJ, Bello RA, Flahive JM, Kakouros N, et al
    Mitral valve repair vs replacement in elderly with degenerative disease: Analysis of the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31533.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  832. GAUTHIER JM, Takahashi T, Bierhals AJ, Brody SL, et al
    Technical considerations for lung transplantation in Kartagener's syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31528.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  833. ITZHAKI BEN ZADOK O, Sagie A, Vaturi M, Shapira Y, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes after Mitral Valve Replacement and Tricuspid Annuloplasty in Rheumatic Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31524.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Perceval Valve Implantation: Technical Details and Echocardiographic Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(18)31517.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of cardiopulmonary bypass flow on renal oxygenation in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31508.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  836. LUO S, Grosse-Wortmann L, Propst EJ, Magerman J, et al
    Airway Compression After Unifocalization in Pulmonary Atresia and Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31516.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  837. KILIC A, Acker MA, Gleason TG, Sultan I, et al
    Clinical Outcomes of Mitral Valve Reoperations in the United States: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31506.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  838. FALLON JM, Pibarot P
    Patient-prosthesis mismatch; is this phenomenon justified in current cardiac surgery era? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)31492.
    PubMed    


  839. DIWAN M, Wolverton J, Yang B, Haft J, et al
    Is Nocturnal Extubation After Cardiac Surgery Associated With Worse Outcomes?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)31493.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  840. VALDIVIA D, Kamler M, Aigner C
    Bilateral Lung Transplantation and Simultaneous Pectus Excavatum Correction Using the Nuss Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)31475.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  841. SHAH A, Pasrija C, Boulos F, Pham S, et al
    Decontamination and Lung Transplantation of a Cystic Fibrosis Patient with Resistant Infections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31467.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  842. MEHAFFEY JH
    Methylene Blue for Vasoplegic Syndrome After Cardiac Operations (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31471.
    PubMed    


  843. SMELT JL, Suri T, Valencia O, Jahangiri M, et al
    Operative planning in Thoracic Surgery: A pilot study comparing imaging techniques and 3D printing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31461.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  844. JU MH, Huh JH, Lee CH, Kim HJ, et al
    Robotic-Assisted Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Combined with Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31468.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  845. MERLI VN, Dell'Oglio S, Grazioli V, Monterosso C, et al
    Surgical treatment for pulmonary embolization of a right atrial myxoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31449.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  846. GHANG B, Kim JB, Jung SH, Chung CH, et al
    Surgical outcomes in Behcet's disease patients with severe aortic regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31441.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  847. WHITED WM, Trivedi JR, van Berkel VH, Fox MP, et al
    Objective Donor Scoring System for Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)31429.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  848. CAKIR H, Yurekli I, Celik E, Gungor H, et al
    Methylene Blue for Vasoplegic Syndrome After Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31426.
    PubMed    


  849. HICKS GL JR
    Intensity of Glycemic Control Affects Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31422.
    PubMed    


  850. YADAVA OP
    Off-Pump versus On-Pump Impact: Diabetic Patient Five-Year Coronary Artery Bypass Clinical Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31423.
    PubMed    


  851. SIHOE ADL
    Uniportal Lung Cancer Surgery: The State of the Evidence.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31418.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  852. SEMENKOVICH TR, Frederiksen C, Hudson JL, Subramanian M, et al
    Postoperative Pneumonia Prevention in Pulmonary Resections: A Feasibility Pilot Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31350.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  853. KANDA H, Kamiya H, Sugawara A, Yamaya S, et al
    Minimally invasive awake mitral valve surgery and cardiopulmonary bypass without general anesthesia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31346.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  854. SANAIHA Y, Ou R, Ramos G, Juo YY, et al
    Day of Discharge Does Not Impact Hospital Readmission After Major Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31250.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2018
  855. BERFIELD KKS, Farjah F, Mulligan MS
    Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31343.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  856. ROBICH MP, Iribarne A, Leavitt BJ, Malenka DJ, et al
    Intensity of Glycemic Control Affects Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  857. WAGNER TH, Hattler B, Bakaeen FG, Collins JF, et al
    Costs Five Years after Off-Pump or On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31329.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  858. SHROYER ALW, Quin JA, Wagner TH, Carr BM, et al
    Off-Pump versus On-Pump Impact: Diabetic Patient Five-Year Coronary Artery Bypass Clinical Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  859. NAM K, Park YS, Kim WH
    Perioperative echocardiographic index of left ventricular filling pressure in cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31333.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  860. BERNHARDT AM
    Interaction of Donor and Recipient Age: Do older heart transplant recipients need younger hearts? (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)31326.
    PubMed    


  861. IBEZIM C, Sarvestani AL, Knight JH, Qayum O, et al
    Outcomes of Mechanical Mitral Valve Replacement in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31321.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  862. FINK N, Nikolsky E, Assali A, Shapira O, et al
    Revascularization Strategies and Survival in Patients with Multi-vessel Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31322.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  863. KRISHNA MR, Marathe SP, Maghsoudi A, McCowage G, et al
    Emergency Ross procedure for paediatric aortic valve myxofibrosarcoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31307.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  864. ZIERER AF, Kammler J, Blessberger H, Ay M, et al
    First in man: Off-pump transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation and mitral valve repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31310.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  865. SMITH PJ, Browndyke JN, Monge ZA, Harshbarger TB, et al
    Longitudinal Changes in Regional Cerebral Perfusion and Cognition Following Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)31301.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  866. ALMADDAH NK, Najib K, Shahreyar M, Holden A, et al
    Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Occlusion Due to Concussion by a Bullet.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)31304.
    PubMed    


  867. WELKE KF, Pasquali SK, Lin P, Backer CL, et al
    Hospital Distribution and Patient Travel Patterns for Congenital Cardiac Surgery in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)31288.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  868. XIAO W, He Y, Xu M, Hua Z, et al
    A Giant Blood Cyst of Mitral Valve Resulting in Severe Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)31293.
    PubMed    


  869. ANYANWU A
    Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in Older Individuals: An Analysis of the STS Database (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(18)31284.
    PubMed    


  870. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  871. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  872. SPICER JD, Shewale JB, Nelson DB, Mitchell KG, et al
    Multimodality Therapy for N2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: An Evolving Paradigm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31254.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  873. MORSE CR
    Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31251.
    PubMed    


  874. CHEN PH, Hsu HH, Yang SM, Tsai TM, et al
    Preoperative Dye Localization for Thoracoscopic Lung Surgery: Hybrid versus Computed Tomography Room.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)31248.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  875. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  876. NGUEMENI TIAKO MJ, Mori M, Geirsson A
    Nuanced Approach to Surgical Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31188.
    PubMed    


  877. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  878. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  879. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  880. MIKUS E, Calvi S, Campo G, Pavasini R, et al
    Full Sternotomy, Hemisternotomy and Minithoracotomy for Aortic Valve Surgery: Is There a Difference?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31184.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2018
  881. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  882. 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.
    PubMed    


  883. DANIEL M, Chen C, Chung J, Goldberg L, et al
    Interaction of Donor and Recipient Age: Do Older Heart Transplant Recipients Require Younger Hearts?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  884. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  885. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  886. STEWART JR
    En bloc left pulmonary-vein and appendage isolation in thoracoscopic surgery for atrial fibrillation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31170.
    PubMed    


  887. BASRA SS, Gopal A, Hebeler KR, Baumgarten H, et al
    Clinical Leaflet Thrombosis in Transcatheter and Surgical Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves by 4DCT.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31161.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  888. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  889. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  890. PREVENTZA O, Orozco-Sevilla V, Coselli JS
    Predictors of Recurrent Aortic Insufficiency in type I bicuspid aortic valve repair (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31132.
    PubMed    


  891. NELSON DB, Lapid DJ, Mitchell KG, Correa AM, et al
    Perioperative Outcomes for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Differences between Men and Women.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31140.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  892. OHTSUKA T, Nonaka T, Hisagi M, Ninomiya M, et al
    En bloc Left Pulmonary-Vein and Appendage Isolation in Thoracoscopic Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  893. RIGGS KW, Morales DL
    Less Is More in Post Pediatric Heart Transplant Care (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31127.
    PubMed    


  894. COX JL, Churyla A, Malaisrie SC, Pham DT, et al
    A Hybrid Maze Procedure for Long-Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31131.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  895. 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.
    PubMed    


  896. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  897. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  898. KO H, Bavaria JE, Habertheuer A, Augoustides JG, et al
    Functional Outcomes of Type I Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair with Annular Stabilization: Subcommissural Annuloplasty versus External Subannular Aortic Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31063.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  899. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  900. NGUYEN S, Umana-Pizano JB, Donepudi R, Dhoble A, et al
    Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair for Acute Papillary Muscle Rupture During Pregnancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31052.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  901. BOSTON U, Kumar TS, Shah J, Street T, et al
    Successful Heart Transplantation in Two Infants with Dextrocardia-Heterotaxy Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31050.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2018
  902. 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.
    PubMed    


  903. WAGNER SJ, Turek JW, Maldonado J, Staron M, et al
    Less Is More in Post Pediatric Heart Transplant Care.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31040.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  904. 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.
    PubMed    


  905. 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.
    PubMed    


  906. 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.
    PubMed    


  907. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  908. HABERTHEUER A, Milewski K, Bavaria JE, Siki M, et al
    Predictors of Recurrent Aortic Insufficiency in Type I Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31024.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  909. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  910. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  911. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  912. THORNBLADE LW, Mulligan MS, Odem-Davis K, Hwang B, et al
    Challenges in Predicting Recurrence after Resection of Node Negative Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0003-4975(18)31005.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  913. JUNGRAITHMAYR W, Enz N
    Partial Sleeve Lobectomy Preserving the Upper Lobe Bronchial Artery in Left Lower Lobe Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0003-4975(18)31000.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  914. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  915. 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.
    PubMed    


  916. LI JD, Xiao ZL, Hou XX
    Is Spread Through Air Spaces a Prognostic Factor in Sublobar Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)30986.
    PubMed    


  917. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  918. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  919. 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.
    PubMed    


  920. TREZZI M, D'Anna C, Rinelli G, Brancaccio G, et al
    Mid-term Echocardiographic Assessment of Right Ventricular Function after Midline Unifocalization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30975.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  921. RIZWAN R, Zafar F, Chin C, Tweddell J, et al
    Listing Low Weight Or Ill Infants For Heart Transplantation: Is It Prudent?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30977.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  922. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2018
  923. SHAPIRA OM
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparing Transfemoral, Transcarotid and Transcaval Access (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30899.
    PubMed    


  924. 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.
    PubMed    


  925. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  926. WANG A, Brennan JM, Zhang S, Jung SH, et al
    Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in Older Individuals: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30894.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  927. SAID SM
    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30888.
    PubMed    


  928. MULVIHILL MS, Cox ML, Becerra DC, Watson JA, et al
    Higher Utilization of Surgery Confers Superior Survival in Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30885.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Tricuspid Annular Geometry and Strain after Suture Annuloplasty in Acute Ovine Right Heart Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30876.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  930. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Complications after Esophagectomy are Associated with Extremes of Body Mass Index.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)30875.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Brucellosis after Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 19. pii: S0003-4975(18)30868.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Oxygen Use After Lung Cancer Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 18. pii: S0003-4975(18)30848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Recording Margin Distance Is Crucial In Limited Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)30842.
    PubMed    


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    Clinical Mis-Stagings and Risk Factors of Occult Nodal Disease in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)30844.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  936. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  937. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  938. 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.
    PubMed    


  939. ELMOUSLY A, Salemi A, Guy TS
    Initial experience and early results of mitral valve repair with CardioCel pericardial patch (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30837.
    PubMed    


  940. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Repair of Enlarging Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Two Months After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30826.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  942. TANAKA F, Yokomise H, Soejima T, Uramoto H, et al
    Induction Chemo-radiation (50Gy) Followed by Surgery for Stage IIIA-N2 Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30823.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  943. NAKAMURA Y, Thattaliyath B, Ricci M
    The Norwood Procedure with Valvular Pulmonary Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30825.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  944. ASADA S, Yamagishi M, Nishida K, Okazaki S, et al
    Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery from Aortic Arch Associated with HLHS.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30824.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  945. KITAMURA S
    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30752.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  946. 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.
    PubMed    


  947. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2018
  948. YANG X, Zhan C, Li M, Huang Y, et al
    Lobectomy versus Sublobectomy in Metachronous Second Primary Lung Cancer: A Propensity-Score Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30716.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  949. BRANDT WS, Yan W, Leeman JE, Tan KS, et al
    Postoperative Radiotherapy for Surgically Resected ypN2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)30709.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  950. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  951. 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.
    PubMed    


  952. NAPPI F, Avatar Singh SS
    Alfieri Edge to Edge Mitral Valve Repair for all Seasons?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)30698.
    PubMed    


  953. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  954. DAVIES RR
    Cumulative Effect of Preoperative Risk Factors on Mortality after Pediatric Heart Transplantation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)30676.
    PubMed    


  955. 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.
    PubMed    


  956. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  957. 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.
    PubMed    


  958. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  959. 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     Abstract available


  960. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  961. SPEZIALE G, Moscarelli M, Di Bari N, Bonifazi R, et al
    A Simplified Technique for Complex Mitral Valve Regurgitation via Minimally Invasive Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30597.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  962. YANAGAWA B, Elbatarny M, Verma S, Hill S, et al
    Surgical Management of Tricuspid Valve Infective Endocarditis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30601.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  963. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  964. LAPENNA E, Del Forno B, Amore L, Ruggeri S, et al
    Durability at 19 Years of Quadrangular Resection with Annular Plication for Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30592.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  965. KIMMALIARDJUK DM, Dennie C, Dickie S, Belanger EC, et al
    Acute Management of Infected Chronic Thromboembolic Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30593.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  966. SULTAN I, Bianco V, Yajzi I, Kilic A, et al
    Hemiarch Reconstruction Vs Clamped Aortic Anastomosis for Concomitant Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30580.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  967. TAM DY, Hughes A, Wijeysundera HC, Fremes SE, et al
    The Cost-Effectiveness of Self-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valves in Intermediate Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30570.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  968. GEROSA G
    Good Five-Year Durability of Transapical Beating Heart Off-Pump Mitral Valve Repair With Neochordae (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30568.
    PubMed    


  969. KIEFER P, Meier S, Noack T, Borger MA, et al
    Good Five-Year Durability of Transapical Beating Heart Off-Pump Mitral Valve Repair With Neochordae.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30569.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  970. SAUERESSIG MG, Guarize J
    Usefulness of Endobronchial Ultrasonography for Ground-Glass Opacity Lesions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1577-1578.
    PubMed    


    April 2018
  971. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  972. JUDY GD, Kaidar-Person O, Deal A, Wang Y, et al
    The Persistent Problem of Local/Regional Failure Following Surgery for Early-Stage Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30559.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  973. 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    


  974. 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.
    PubMed    


  975. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  976. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  977. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  978. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  979. BILKHU R, Youssefi P, Soppa G, Theodoropoulos P, et al
    Fate of the Aortic Arch Following Surgery on Aortic Root and Ascending Aorta in Bicuspid Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)30548.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  980. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  981. SANGANI NK, Naliath SM
    Pseudomesotheliomatous Type of Sarcomatoid Squamous Cell Lung Cancer Presenting With Hemothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)30546.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  982. O'CONNOR MJ, Glatz AC, Rossano JW, Shaddy RE, et al
    Cumulative Effect of Preoperative Risk Factors on Mortality after Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 20. pii: S0003-4975(18)30538.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  983. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  984. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  985. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  986. 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.
    PubMed    


  987. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  988. 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.
    PubMed    


  989. 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.
    PubMed    


  990. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  991. FRASER CD 3RD, Zhou X, Palepu S, Lui C, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Detachment in Ventricular Septal Defect Closure Does Not Impact Valve Function.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30415.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  992. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Eygi B, et al
    Is Transplantation Early for the Failing Single Ventricle?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1284.
    PubMed    


  993. ISCAN S, Donmez K, Yurekli I, Kestelli M, et al
    Right Ventricular Preload and Increased Exercise Performance After Fontan-Bjork Modification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1283-1284.
    PubMed    


  994. SON KH, Choi CH, Park KY
    Variables Affecting the Heart-Type Fatty Acid Binding Protein Level.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1282.
    PubMed    


  995. TAYLOR B, Kon Z, Herr D, Rubinson L, et al
    Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Refractory Cardiac Arrest Deserves Special Consideration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1282-1283.
    PubMed    


  996. BAISI A, Raveglia F, De Simone M, Cioffi U, et al
    Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Pneumothorax: Real Alternative to Multiportal?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1281.
    PubMed    


  997. MASMOUDI H
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1281-1282.
    PubMed    


  998. STULAK JM
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1280-1281.
    PubMed    


  999. RUPPRECHT L, Schmid C
    More Reasons for Pericardiectomy Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1280.
    PubMed    


  1000. PENG DM
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1230-1231.
    PubMed    


  1001. ATKINS BZ, Mokadam NA
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1119-1120.
    PubMed    


    March 2018
  1002. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1003. HOFSTETTER W
    How I Teach It: Open Modified En Bloc Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30403.
    PubMed    


  1004. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1005. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1006. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1007. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1008. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1009. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1010. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1011. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1012. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1013. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1014. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1015. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1016. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1017. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1018. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1019. BHATNAGAR P, Bhatnagar S
    Multivessel Total Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Mesocardia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30336.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1020. RAY MA, Faris NR, Smeltzer MP, Fehnel C, et al
    Effectiveness of Implemented Interventions on Pathologic Nodal Staging of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)30333.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1021. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1022. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1023. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1024. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1025. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1026. POCAR M, Passolunghi D
    Functional Mitral Regurgitation Repair: Earlier Is Better.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(17)31405.
    PubMed    


  1027. 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.
    PubMed    


  1028. 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.
    PubMed    


  1029. NELSON M, Green J, Spiess B, Kasirajan V, et al
    Measurement of Blood Loss in Cardiac Surgery: Still Too Much.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(17)31524.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1030. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    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.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  1032. WEHMAN B, Mazzeffi M, Chow R, Watkins AC, et al
    Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Refractory Electrical Storm After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e99-e101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1033. LEE T, Mittnacht AJC, Itagaki S, Stewart A, et al
    Mitral Regurgitation Exacerbation Due to Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Step-by-Step Aortic Valve Replacement With a New Rapid Deployment Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:966-971.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1035. BHARAT A, Kreisel D
    Immunopathogenesis of Primary Graft Dysfunction After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:671-674.
    PubMed    


  1036. BEUTE TJ, Orem MD, Schiller TM, Goehler M, et al
    Use of an Automated Suture Fastening Device in Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30260.
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  1037. OSHO A, Mulvihill M, Lamba N, Hirji S, et al
    Is Functional Independence Associated With Improved Long Term Survival After Lung Transplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30256.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1038. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    More Aggressive Intervention Contributes to Avoiding Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:985-986.
    PubMed    


  1039. FARJAH F
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:891-892.
    PubMed    


  1040. CLARIZIA NA, Ruel M
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:777-778.
    PubMed    


  1041. IMASAKA KI, Tayama E, Morita S, Toriya R, et al
    Transaortic Alfieri Edge-to-Edge Repair for Functional Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e141-e143.
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  1042. KENNY D, Prendiville T, Walsh KP, McGuinness J, et al
    Sequential Melody Valve Insertion After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot Atrioventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e119-e121.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1043. LEELADHARAN SP, Jayashankar JP, Kottayil BP, Kappanayil M, et al
    Pulmonary Hemorrhage Due to Unrecognized Bronchial Collateral After Arterial Switch Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e117-e118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1044. MADDALI MM, Al-Maskari SN, Kandachar PS, Lacour-Gayet F, et al
    Pulmonary Hemorrhage After Arterial Switch Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e113-e115.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1045. SARAN N, Dearani JA
    Tricuspid Valve Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:675-679.
    PubMed    


  1046. 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.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:886-891.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1047. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1048. YUKSEL M, Lacin T, Ermerak NO, Sirzai EY, et al
    Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Carinatum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:915-923.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1049. NUUTINEN H, Riekkinen T, Aittola V, Makinen K, et al
    Thoracoscopic Versus Transaxillary Approach to First Rib Resection in Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:937-942.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1050. MAGRUDER JT, Grimm JC, Crawford TC, Johnston L, et al
    Imatinib Is Protective Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in an Ex Vivo Rabbit Model of Lung Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:950-956.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1051. RIESS FC, Fradet G, Lavoie A, Legget M, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes of the Mosaic Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:763-769.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1052. MAINWARING RD, Patrick WL, Ibrahimiye AN, Watanabe N, et al
    An Analysis of Left Ventricular Retraining in Patients With Dextro- and Levo-Transposition of the Great Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:823-829.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1053. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1054. IRIBARNE A, Westbrook BM, Malenka DJ, Schmoker JD, et al
    Should Diabetes Be a Contraindication to Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:709-714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1055. MCHUGH KE, Pasquali SK, Hall MA, Scheurer MA, et al
    Cost Variation Across Centers for the Norwood Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:851-856.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1056. OOTAKI Y, Welch AS, Walsh MJ, Quartermain MD, et al
    Medium-Term Outcomes After Implantation of Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Valved Conduit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:843-850.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1057. KASMI L, Calderon J, Montreuil M, Geronikola N, et al
    Neurocognitive and Psychological Outcomes in Adults With Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries Corrected by the Arterial Switch Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:830-836.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1058. THOMAS DC, Arnold BN, Hoag JR, Salazar MC, et al
    Timing and Risk Factors Associated with Venous Thromboembolism Following Lung Cancer Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30259.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1059. GOTTSCHALK BH, Blankenstein J, Guo L
    Ochronosis of Mitral Valve and Coronary Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30261.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2018
  1060. FERRARIS VA
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30245.
    PubMed    


  1061. 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.
    PubMed    


  1062. MEGHJI Z, Nguyen A, Geske JB, Schaff HV, et al
    Myectomy and LA-to-LV Conduit for Severe Calcific Mitral Stenosis and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30244.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1063. CAO J, Yuan P, Wang Y, Xu J, et al
    Survival Rates After Lobectomy, Segmentectomy and Wedge Resection for the Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)30147.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1064. ZHU Y, Toth AJ, Lowry AM, Blackstone EH, et al
    Cardiac Surgery Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 15. pii: S0003-4975(17)31510.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1065. VAN DER SLUIS PC, Ruurda JP, van der Horst S, Goense L, et al
    The Learning Curve for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy: Results from 312 Cases.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)30170.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1066. BOUMA W, Wijdh-den Hamer IJ, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, et al
    Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Treatments After Mitral Annuloplasty (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30144.
    PubMed    


  1067. SHIBATA T, Takahashi Y, Sakon Y, Morisaki A, et al
    Shoulder Point Fitting Method as a New Universal Tricuspid Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30143.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1068. YOSHIYASU N, Sato S, Hirose M, Eba S, et al
    Bilateral Pneumothorax and Pneumoperitoneum One Year After Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30139.
    PubMed    


  1069. SHROYER ALW, Gioia WE, Bishawi M, Wallace AS, et al
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30138.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1070. SUZUKI S, Sakurai H, Yotsukura M, Masai K, et al
    Clinical Features of Ground Glass Opacity Dominant Lung Cancer Over 3.0 cm in the Whole Tumor Size.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30131.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1071. ANDREW BY, Cherry AD, Hauck JN, Nicoara A, et al
    The Association of Aortic Valve Pathology with Renal Resistive Index as a Kidney Injury Biomarker.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30133.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1072. CERILLO AG, Amoretti F, Mariani M, Cigala E, et al
    Increased Gradients After Aortic Valve Replacement With The Perceval Valve: The Role of Oversizing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30084.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1073. TECSON KM, Brown D, Choi JW, Feghali G, et al
    Major Adverse Renal and Cardiac Events Following Coronary Angiography and Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30071.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1074. FINTELMANN FJ, Troschel FM, Mario J, Chretien YR, et al
    Thoracic Skeletal Muscle is Associated with Adverse Outcomes After Lobectomy for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30077.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1075. MURPHY DA, Moss E, Miller J, Halkos ME, et al
    Repeat Robotic Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery: A Safe and Effective Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30083.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1076. LAFRENIERE-BESSI V, Cameron-Gagne M, Perron J, Levesque MH, et al
    Mitral Annular Calcification and Mitral Valve Replacement: A New Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e55-e57.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1077. PUTZU A, Ferrari E, Gallo M, Cassina T, et al
    Randomized Evidence on Perioperative Statin Therapy in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:665-666.
    PubMed    


  1078. HORER J, Belli E, Roussin R, LeBret E, et al
    Evaluation of the Adult Congenital Heart Surgery Mortality Score at Two European Centers.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30035.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1079. COSTELLO JM, Monge MC, Hill KD, Kim S, et al
    Associations Between Unplanned Cardiac Reinterventions and Outcomes After Pediatric Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31472.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1080. CODNER P, Pugliese D, Kouz R, Patel A, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement by a Novel Suprasternal Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31479.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1081. ACCORD RE, Schoof P, Krings G, Haas F, et al
    Ross-Konno for Interrupted Aortic Arch: Simplified Arch Reconstruction Using Swing-Back Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e91-e93.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1082. SANGANI NK, Naliath SM
    Tracheobronchopathia Osteochondroplastica as a Single Mass in Lingular Bronchus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e83-e85.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1083. GILLASPIE EA, Lim K, Nichols FC
    Surgical Management of Chyloptysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e79-e81.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1084. KANG SR, Kim HR, Nam SJ, Hong S, et al
    Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease Mimicking an Anterior Mediastinal Tumor.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e75-e77.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1085. BUITRAGO DH, Pinto D, Berkowitz SJ, Laham RJ, et al
    Fatal Hemoptysis After Closure of Gastrobronchial Fistula Using an Amplatzer Vascular Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e71-e73.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1086. JANUSZEWSKA K, Kehl HG, Malec E
    Single Ostium of the Right and Left Coronary Artery From the Right Pulmonary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e67-e69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1087. CORK DP, Adamson R, Gollapudi R, Dembitsky W, et al
    Percutaneous Repair of Postoperative Mitral Regurgitation After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e45-e46.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1088. SHORE-LESSERSON L, Baker RA, Ferraris VA, Greilich PE, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and The American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology: Clinical Practice Guidelines-Anticoagulation During Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:650-662.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1089. LAZAR JF
    Envisioning the Future of Robotic Surgery: The Surgeon's Perspective.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:343-344.
    PubMed    


  1090. 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.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:413-417.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1091. CAVIEZEL C, Schaffter N, Schneiter D, Franzen D, et al
    Outcome After Lung Volume Reduction Surgery in Patients With Severely Impaired Diffusion Capacity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:379-385.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1092. SMELT JLC, Simon N, Veres L, Harrison-Phipps K, et al
    The Requirement of Sutures to Close Intercostal Drains Site Wounds in Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:438-440.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1093. COURTWRIGHT AM, Burkett P, Divo M, Keller S, et al
    Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Epstein-Barr Virus Donor Positive/Recipient Negative Lung Transplant Recipients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:441-447.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1094. ASHFAQ A, Beamer S, Ewais MM, Lackey J, et al
    Revision of Failed Prior Nuss in Adult Patients With Pectus Excavatum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:371-378.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1095. HWANG HY, Koo BK, Yeom SY, Kim TK, et al
    Endothelial Shear Stress of the Saphenous Vein Composite Graft Based on the Internal Thoracic Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:564-571.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1096. LIJKENDIJK M, Neckelmann K, Licht PB
    External Suction and Fluid Output in Chest Drains After Lobectomy: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:393-398.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1097. LAU C, Gaudino M, Iannacone EM, Gambardella I, et al
    Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion Is Effective for Prolonged Circulatory Arrest in Arch Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:491-497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1098. GAIES M, Werho DK, Zhang W, Donohue JE, et al
    Duration of Postoperative Mechanical Ventilation as a Quality Metric for Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Programs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:615-621.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1099. HALL EJ, Smith AH, Fish FA, Bichell DP, et al
    Association of Shunt Type With Arrhythmias After Norwood Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:629-636.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1100. TREZZI M, Cetrano E, Giannico S, Iorio FS, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes After Extracardiac Fontan Takedown to an Intermediate Palliative Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:599-605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1101. IRONS ML, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Feudtner C, et al
    Parents' Preferences Regarding Public Reporting of Outcomes in Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:606-611.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1102. PREDINA JD, Newton AD, Keating J, Dunbar A, et al
    A Phase I Clinical Trial of Targeted Intraoperative Molecular Imaging for Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1103. TOFFART AC, Duruisseaux M, Brichon PY, Pirvu A, et al
    Operation and Chemotherapy: Prognostic Factors for Lung Cancer With One Synchronous Metastasis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31411.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1104. WU DW, Xia Y, Uelinger J, Forest S, et al
    Impact of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate on Blood Use, Cost, and Outcomes in Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31462.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1105. REYES K, Gupta D, Fricker FJ, Cooke S, et al
    Heart Transplant in Patient with Isolated Left Superior Vena Cava by Atrial Appendage Rotation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30067.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1106. LAPAR DJ, Likosky DS, Zhang M, Theurer P, et al
    Development of a Risk Prediction Model and Clinical Risk Score for Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30036.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2018
  1107. LIOU DZ, Serna-Gallegos D, Mirocha J, Bairamian V, et al
    Predictors of Failure to Rescue After Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0003-4975(17)31392.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1108. STERBLING HM, Rosen AK, Hachey KJ, Vellanki NS, et al
    Caprini Risk Model Decreases Venous Thromboembolism Rates in Thoracic Surgery Cancer Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0003-4975(17)31380.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1109. TANTRAWORASIN A, Taioli E, Liu B, Kaufman AJ, et al
    Underperformance of Mediastinal Lymph Node Evaluation in Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0003-4975(17)31353.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1110. DEARANI JA, Prager RL
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Outcomes and Quality (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30075.
    PubMed    


  1111. ABOAGYE JK, Hayanga JWA, Lau BD, Bush EL, et al
    Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Hospitalized for Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)31412.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1112. KOLESAR A, Toporcer T, Bajmoczi M, Luczy J, et al
    Aortic Valve Repair of a Stenotic Unicuspid Aortic Valve in Young Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30051.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1113. MORGAN AE, Zhang Y, Tartibi M, Goldburg S, et al
    Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Abnormal Strain Overestimates Non-Viable Myocardium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30062.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1114. RANKIN JS, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Ad N, Damiano RJ Jr., et al
    Associations Between Surgical Ablation and Operative Mortality Following Mitral Valve Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30055.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1115. HUSAIN-SYED F, Ferrari F, Sharma A, Hinna Danesi T, et al
    Preoperative Renal Functional Reserve Predicts Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30054.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1116. GRIESHABER P, Heim N, Herzberg M, Niemann B, et al
    Active Chest Tube Clearance After Cardiac Surgery is Associated with Reduced Reexploration Rates.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30057.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1117. CHAN EY, Goodarzi A, Sinha N, Nguyen DT, et al
    Long-Term Survival in Bilateral Lung Transplantation for Scleroderma-Related Lung Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31322.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1118. CULLER SD, Cohen DJ, Brown PP, Kugelmass AD, et al
    Trends in Aortic Valve Replacement Procedures Between 2009 and 2015: Has Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Made a Difference?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31499.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1119. LV J, Zhu D, Wang X, Shen Q, et al
    The Value of Prognostic Factors for Survival in Synchronous Multifocal Lung Cancer: A Retrospective Analysis of 164 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31319.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1120. ELMOUSLY A, Worku B, Gray KD, Salemi A, et al
    Mitral Valve-in-Valve Implantation as an Elective or Rescue Procedure in High Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30056.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1121. FREYSTAETTER K, Ozalp F
    Replacement of a Stenotic Quadricuspid Aortic Valve With a Sutureless Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(18)30046.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1122. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB, Byler M, Smith J, et al
    Amiodarone Protocol Provides Cost Effective Reduction in Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(18)30048.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1123. BHAGAT R, Bronsert MR, Juarez-Colunga E, Weyant MJ, et al
    Postoperative Complications Drive Unplanned Readmissions after Esophagectomy for Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)30043.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1124. JACOBS JP, Mayer JE Jr., Pasquali SK, Hill KD, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30014.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1125. PATELLA M, Saporito A, Puligheddu C, Mongelli F, et al
    Lung Ultrasound to Detect Residual Pneumothorax After Chest Drain Removal in Lung Resections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)30013.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1126. MACH M, Winkler B, Santer D, Pisarik H, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Morphologically Complex Root-Aneurysms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1127. HANDA Y, Tsutani Y, Ikeda T, Hanaki H, et al
    Reassessment of Right Middle Lobe Lung Cancer: Comparison of Segments 4 and 5 Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30009.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1128. DEEB GM, Chetcuti SJ, Yakubov SJ, Patel HJ, et al
    The Impact of Annular Size on Outcomes After Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)31229.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1129. REDDY RM, Weir WB, Barnett S, Heiden BT, et al
    Increased Variance in Oral and Gastric Microbiome Correlates With Esophagectomy Anastomotic Leak.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)31348.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1130. BADEMCI MS, Aldag M, Kocaaslan C, Oztekin A, et al
    Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Treatments After Mitral Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)31701.
    PubMed    


  1131. GWOZDZ P, Pasieka-Lis M, Kolodziej K, Pankowski J, et al
    Prognosis of Patients with Stages I and II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With Nodal Micrometastases.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 3. pii: S0003-4975(17)31704.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1132. HASSAN K, Bayer N, Schlingloff F, Oberhoffer M, et al
    Bleeding Complications After Use Of Novel Oral Anticoagulants In Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 2. pii: S0003-4975(17)31692.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1133. KAMPERIDIS V, Delgado V, Bax JJ
    Functional Mitral Regurgitation Repair: Earlier Is Better (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 2. pii: S0003-4975(17)31700.
    PubMed    


  1134. YAMAUCHI S, Iwai S, Tominaga Y, Kugo Y, et al
    Supra-Annular Mitral Valve Replacement in an Infant With Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e27-e29.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1135. ABEL SA, Stark TA, Rehfeldt KH, Rihal CS, et al
    Modified Cabrol Shunt for Atrioventricular Groove Rupture After Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e11-e13.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PAS-Port in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:334.
    PubMed    


  1137. D'AGOSTINO RS, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Fernandez FG, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:15-23.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1138. KURIHARA N, Saito H, Usami S, Imai K, et al
    Lung Cancer Surgery in Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e7-e9.
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  1139. MATHEW S, Bouchard M, Hoschtitzky JA
    Prosthetic Valve-on-Valve Mitral Valve Re-Replacement: A Novel Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e25-e26.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1140. OLARTE JM, Lopez FD, Barquero JM, Calvo R, et al
    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Replacement Through Apicoaortic Conduit for Aortic Bypass Valve Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e21-e22.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1141. SHAHIAN DM, Faber LP, Mathisen DJ
    Hassan Najafi, May 22, 1930-May 20, 2017.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:339-342.
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    Early Mentoring of Medical Students and Junior Doctors on a Path to Academic Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:317-320.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Improving Results of Surgery for Ebstein Anomaly: Where Are We After 235 Cone Repairs?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:160-168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1144. KEELING WB, Tian DH, Leshnower BG, Numata S, et al
    Safety of Moderate Hypothermia With Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion in Total Aortic Arch Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:54-61.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1145. HUDSON JL, Bell JM, Crabtree TD, Kreisel D, et al
    Office-Based Spirometry: A New Model of Care in Preoperative Assessment for Low-Risk Lung Resections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:279-286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1146. BROWN LM, Cooke DT, Jett JR, David EA, et al
    Extent of Resection and Lymph Node Assessment for Clinical Stage T1aN0M0 Typical Carcinoid Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:207-213.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1147. WHITED WM, Henley P, Schumer EM, Trivedi JR, et al
    Does Donor Age and Double Versus Single Lung Transplant Affect Survival of Young Recipients?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:235-241.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1148. COSTA J, Shah L, Robbins H, Raza K, et al
    Use of Lung Allografts From Donation After Cardiac Death Donors: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:271-278.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1149. BISWAS ROY S, Panchanathan R, Walia R, Varsch KE, et al
    Lung Retransplantation for Chronic Rejection: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:221-227.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1150. COSTANTINO CL, Niles JL, Wright CD, Mathisen DJ, et al
    Subglottic Stenosis in Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis: The Role of Laryngotracheal Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:249-253.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1151. PASRIJA C, Ghoreishi M, Shah A, Rouse M, et al
    Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use Can Be Safely Taught Without Increasing Morbidity or Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:76-82.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1152. NAKAHARA Y, Yoshida S, Kanemura T, Yamagishi S, et al
    Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafts in Hemodialysis: A Single-Center Propensity Score Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:153-159.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1153. MEZA JM, Hickey E, McCrindle B, Blackstone E, et al
    The Optimal Timing of Stage-2-Palliation After the Norwood Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:193-199.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1154. ST LOUIS JD, McCracken CE, Turk EM, Hancock HS, et al
    Long-Term Transplant-Free Survival After Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:186-192.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1155. GARCIA-TIRADO J, Judez-Legaristi D, Miguelena-Bobadilla JM, Landa-Oviedo HS, et al
    Unplanned Readmission After Lung Resection: Some Observations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:338.
    PubMed    


  1156. LAZAR HL
    Vancomycin Paste and Sternal Wound Infections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:335-336.
    PubMed    


  1157. ALMDAHL SM
    Deairing in Aortic Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:330.
    PubMed    


  1158. UZUNHAN Y, Chabrol A, Kambouchner M, Martinod E, et al
    Bronchial Involvement in Rosai Dorfman Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e33.
    PubMed    


  1159. MANGI AA, Ramchandani M, Reardon M
    Surgical Removal and Replacement of Chronically Implanted Transcatheter Aortic Prostheses: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:12-14.
    PubMed    


  1160. CHARLES EJ, Kron IL
    Bedside-to-Bench and Back Again: Surgeon-Initiated Translational Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:10-11.
    PubMed    


    December 2017
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    The Learning Curve For Robotic McKeown Esophagectomy In Patients With Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31658.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1162. ZYWOT A, Lau CS, Glass N, Bonne S, et al
    Preoperative Scale to Determine All-Cause Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31663.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1163. STUEBE J, Rydingsward J, Lander H, Ng J, et al
    A Pragmatic Preoperative Prediction Score for Non-Home Discharge after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1164. CHAN JL, Kobashigawa JA, Aintablian TL, Dimbil SJ, et al
    Characterizing Predictors and Severity of Vasoplegia Syndrome After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31323.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1165. BARBERO C, Krakor R, Bentala M, Casselman F, et al
    Comparison of Endoaortic and Transthoracic Aortic Clamping in Less-Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1166. LOGSDON DP, Barr ML, Bowdish ME
    Impact of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate on Blood Use, Cost, and Outcomes in Heart Transplantation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(17)31633.
    PubMed    


  1167. GALETTA D, Spaggiari L
    Early and Long-Term Results of Tracheal Sleeve Pneumonectomy for Lung Cancer After Induction Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(17)31630.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1168. MURAKAMI J, Ueda K, Tanaka T, Kobayashi T, et al
    Grading Of Emphysema Is Indispensable For Predicting Prolonged Air Leak After Lung Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(17)31631.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1169. ALSHAIKH HN, Katz NM, Gani F, Nagarajan N, et al
    Financial Impact of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Operations in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31476.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1170. MAVROUDIS CD, Mavroudis C, Jacobs JP, DeCampli WM, et al
    Simulation and Deliberate Practice in a Porcine Model for Congenital Heart Surgery Training.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31378.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Predictors of Survival After Treatment of Oligometastases After Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31410.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Natural History of Moderate Coronary Artery Stenosis After Surgical Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31203.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1173. HOUMSSE M, McDavid A, Kilic A
    Diminutive Porcelain Ascending Aorta with Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31628.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1174. SHIKUMA K, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Oguma T, Kubo T, et al
    Radiologic and Functional Analysis of Compensatory Lung Growth After Living-Donor Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)31390.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Ipilimumab for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)31276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1176. BARAC YD, Zwischenberger B, Schroder JN, Daneshmand MA, et al
    Using a Regent Aortic Valve in a Small Annulus Mitral Position is a Viable Option.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)31619.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1177. RIZWAN R, Zafar F, Bryant R 3rd, Tweddell JS, et al
    The Number of Refusals for Donor Organ Quality Does Not Impact Heart Transplant Outcomes in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)31352.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1178. KAYAWAKE H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Motoyama H, Hamaji M, et al
    Inverted Lobes Have Satisfactory Functions Compared With Noninverted Lobes in Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 15. pii: S0003-4975(17)31610.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Outcomes in 937 Intermediate-Risk Patients Undergoing Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in PARTNER 2A.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 15. pii: S0003-4975(17)31617.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1180. RIBEIRO IB, Ngu JM, Lam BK, Edwards RA, et al
    Simulation-Based Skill Training for Trainees in Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)31612.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1181. RODRIGUEZ-RODA J, Miguelena J, Lopez J, Martin M, et al
    How to Adjust Neo-Chordae Length Accurately in Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0003-4975(17)31609.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Higher Programmatic Volume in Neonatal Heart Surgery is Associated with Lower Early Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)31603.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1183. ZEESHAN A, Idrees JJ, Johnston DR, Rajeswaran J, et al
    Durability of Aortic Valve Cusp Repair With and Without Annular Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)31251.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Prospective Multi-Institutional Cohort Study of Mediastinal Infections After Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(17)31267.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Induction Cisplatin Docetaxel Followed by Surgery and Erlotinib in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)31202.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1186. TOTSUGAWA T, Hiraoka A, Tamura K, Yoshitaka H, et al
    Clamp Ablation of Pulmonary Veins During Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e471-e473.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Repeated Coronary Revascularization in the Era of the Heart Team.
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    PubMed    


  1188. RAJAB TK, Van Arsdell G, Keshavjee S
    Experience From the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Traveling Fellowship: Adult and Pediatric Lung Transplantation in Toronto.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2120-2121.
    PubMed    


  1189. NAKAMURA A, Watanabe SI, Watanabe Y, Asakura K, et al
    En Bloc Upper and Lower Lobe Trisegmentectomy Facilitated by Displaced Segmental Airway.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e447-e449.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Management of Extensive Perinatal Myocardial Infarction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e435-e437.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1191. TREZZI M, Cetrano E, Iacobelli R, Carotti A, et al
    Edwards Sapien 3 Valve for Mitral Replacement in a Child After Melody Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e429-e430.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1192. NISIVACO S, McCrorey M, Krienbring D, Patel B, et al
    Redo Robotic Endoscopic Beating Heart Coronary Bypass (TECAB) After Previous TECAB.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e417-e419.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database 2017 Annual Report.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1774-1781.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1194. IRIBARNE A, Goodney PP, Flores AM, DeSimone J, et al
    National Trends and Geographic Variation in Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1902-1907.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Risk Aversion and Public Reporting. Part 2: Mitigation Strategies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2102-2110.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1196. MARTIN BJ, Mah K, Eckersley L, Harder J, et al
    Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Is Not a Predictor of Worse Intermediate Mortality Post Fontan.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2037-2044.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1197. VAPORCIYAN AA, Fikfak V, Lineberry MC, Park YS, et al
    Consensus-Derived Coronary Anastomotic Checklist Reveals Significant Variability Among Experts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2087-2092.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1198. CHUDGAR NP, Brennan MF, Tan KS, Munhoz RR, et al
    Is Repeat Pulmonary Metastasectomy Indicated for Soft Tissue Sarcoma?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1837-1845.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1199. PIKIN O, Ryabov A, Sokolov V, Glushko V, et al
    Two-Stage Surgery Without Parenchyma Resection for Endobronchial Carcinoid Tumor.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1846-1851.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1200. CICHOS KH, Linsky PL, Wei B, Minnich DJ, et al
    Cost Savings of Standardization of Thoracic Surgical Instruments: The Process of Lean.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1889-1895.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1201. ATAY SM, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Mehran RJ, et al
    Perioperative Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Lobectomy on Clopidogrel.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1821-1828.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1202. CHAUHAN D, Okoh AK, Haik N, Kang N, et al
    The Effect of Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Duration on Postoperative Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1933-1938.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Left-Ventricular Assist Device-Related Complications on Posttransplant Graft Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1947-1952.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Accurate 30-Day Status on Operative Mortality: Wanted Dead or Alive, Not Unknown.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1987-1993.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Pulmonary Flow Study Pressure on Outcomes After One-Stage Unifocalization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2080-2086.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Continuous Procedural Full-Lung Ventilation During Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1994-2000.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Elective Aortic Arch Repair: Factors Influencing Neurologic Outcome in 791 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2016-2023.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1208. ALSOUFI B, McCracken C, Kanter K, Shashidharan S, et al
    Current Results of Single Ventricle Palliation of Patients With Double Inlet Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2064-2071.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1209. RAEES MA, Morgan CD, Pinto VL, Westrick AC, et al
    Neonatal Aortic Arch Reconstruction With Direct Splanchnic Perfusion Avoids Deep Hypothermia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2054-2063.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1210. PIENTA MJ, Zhang P, Derstine BA, Enchakalody B, et al
    Analytic Morphomics Predict Outcomes After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31198.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1211. LEVY G, Cordes MA, Farivar AS, Aye RW, et al
    Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Improves Perioperative Outcome After Esophagectomy Versus Epidural.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31192.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1212. LONG H, Tan Q, Luo Q, Wang Z, et al
    Thoracoscopic Surgery Versus Thoracotomy for Lung Cancer: Short-Term Outcomes of a Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31191.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2017
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    Determinants of Variation in Pneumonia Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31111.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1214. ST-ONGE S, Perrault LP, Demers P, Boyle EM, et al
    Pericardial Blood as a Trigger for Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31095.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Association of Donor Tricuspid Valve Repair With Outcomes After Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31124.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1216. KOHMOTO T, Osaki S, Kaufman DB, Leverson G, et al
    Cardiac Surgery Outcomes in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31219.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1217. WONG JK, Melvin AL, Siordia JA, Joshi DJ, et al
    Novel Automated Suturing Technology for Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacements.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31253.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1218. O'HAIR DP, Bajwa TK, Popma JJ, Watson DR, et al
    Direct Aortic Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using a Self-Expanding Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31107.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1219. ONAITIS MW, Furnary AP, Kosinski AS, Kim S, et al
    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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1220. BRYANT AK, Mundt RC, Sandhu AP, Urbanic JJ, et al
    Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Versus Surgery for Early Lung Cancer Among US Veterans.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31099.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1221. GOUDIE E, Oliveira RL, Thiffault V, Jouquan A, et al
    Phase 1 Trial Evaluating Safety of Pulmonary Artery Sealing With Ultrasonic Energy in VATS Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)31112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1222. HASANIYA N, Razzouk A, Newcombe J, Hassneiah D, et al
    An Absorbable Hydrogel Spray Reduces Postoperative Mediastinal Adhesions After Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)31040.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1223. PERROTTI A, Chenevier-Gobeaux C, Ecarnot F, Bardonnet K, et al
    Is Endocan a Diagnostic Marker for Pneumonia After Cardiac Surgery? The ENDOLUNG Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)31058.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1224. NARM KS, Lee S, Suh JW, Kim A, et al
    Risk Factor Analysis for Intraoperative Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Weaning Failure After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)31096.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1225. RAHMANIAN PB, Kaya S, Eghbalzadeh K, Menghesha H, et al
    Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement: Excellent Results and Increased Effective Orifice Areas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(17)31098.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1226. SILBERMAN S, Abu-Yunis U, Tauber R, Shavit L, et al
    Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio: Prognostic Impact in Heart Surgery. Early Outcomes and Late Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(17)31072.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1227. DAI L, Mick SL, McCrae KR, Houghtaling PL, et al
    Preoperative Anemia in Cardiac Operation: Does Hemoglobin Tell the Whole Story?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 8. pii: S0003-4975(17)30979.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1228. POLLOCK BD, Filardo G, da Graca B, Phan TK, et al
    Predicting New-Onset Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Atrial Fibrillation With Existing Risk Scores.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(17)30980.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1229. BOOTH K, Clark S
    Pacemaker Implantation Rate Post Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: 23% Is Just Too High.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1761-1762.
    PubMed    


  1230. BRIAN E, Wurtz A
    The Nuss Procedure After Prior Cardiac Surgery: Friend or Foe?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1759.
    PubMed    


  1231. 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.
    PubMed    


  1232. SHI H, Fang Q, Peng L, Han Y, et al
    Should Immediate Postoperative Oral Nutrition Following Esophagectomy Be Generalized Immediately?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1756.
    PubMed    


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    Pulmonary Vein Widening Plasty for Pulmonary Vein Stenosis and Occlusion After Catheter Ablation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e411-e412.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1234. SHIMIZU K, Mogi A, Yajima T, Nagashima T, et al
    Thoracoscopic Subsuperior Segment Segmentectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e407-e410.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Thoracoscopic Medial-Basal Segment Segmentectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e403-e406.
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    Stapler-Based Thoracoscopic Basilar Segmentectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e399-e402.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1237. ASADA S, Yamagishi M, Miyazaki T, Maeda Y, et al
    Systemic Venous Rerouting Through the Coronary Sinus for ccTGA With Bilateral SVCs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e393-e395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1238. FUJITA S, Nakano T, Oda S, Kado H, et al
    Yasui Conversion for Repair After Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e389-e391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1239. ZAIDI SJ, Adhikari RR, El-Zein C, Siddiqui S, et al
    Acquired Cor Triatriatum Sinister After the Fontan Operation and Successful Resection in a Child.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e385-e387.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1240. SPONGA S, Napgal D, Beltrami AP, Ferrara V, et al
    Coronary Dissection Discovered During Ex Vivo Organ Preservation: Avoiding a Fatal Complication.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e383-e384.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Managing a Mycotic Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm: The Importance of Molecular Diagnostics.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e379-e381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1242. WANG Y, Zheng X, Liu K
    Surgical Repair of Bland-White-Garland Syndrome With Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e375-e377.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Lung Procurement After Cardiac Death in a Donor With Previous Median Sternotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e371-e373.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1244. KING N, Ramesh SS, Essandoh M, Merritt RE, et al
    Near Complete Obliteration of the Left Hemithorax by Congenital Lobar Emphysema in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e367-e369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1245. MEHDIRATTA N, Archer M, Stewart M, Dennis B, et al
    Novel Airway and Ventilator Management of Tracheobronchial Disruption After Blunt Trauma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e359-e361.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1246. ANDRA M, Baumer H, Mittergradnegger F, Laschitz M, et al
    Life-Threatening Cardiac Perforation After Posterior Spondylodesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e355-e357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1247. GAISSERT HA, Fernandez FG, Crabtree T, Burfeind WR, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1450-1455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1248. GLEASON TG, Schindler JT, Hagberg RC, Deeb GM, et al
    Subclavian/Axillary Access for Self-Expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Renders Equivalent Outcomes as Transfemoral.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31042.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1249. SHAHIAN DM, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, D'Agostino RS, et al
    Risk Aversion and Public Reporting. Part 1: Observations From Cardiac Surgery and Interventional Cardiology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30986.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1250. OH DS, Reddy RM, Gorrepati ML, Mehendale S, et al
    Robotic-Assisted, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic and Open Lobectomy: Propensity-Matched Analysis of Recent Premier Data.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1733-1740.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1251. GOSSOT D, Lutz JA, Grigoroiu M, Brian E, et al
    Unplanned Procedures During Thoracoscopic Segmentectomies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1710-1717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1252. VARDAS PN, Stefanescu Schmidt AC, Lou X, Goldstone AB, et al
    Current Status of Endovascular Training for Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1748-1754.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1253. ZHAI Y, Hui Z, Ji W, Wang X, et al
    A Single-Center Analysis of the Treatment and Prognosis of Patients With Thymic Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1718-1724.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1254. KOCHER GJ, Gioutsos KP, Ahler M, Funke-Chambour M, et al
    Perioperative Lung Function Monitoring for Anatomic Lung Resections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1725-1732.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1255. KUMAR A, Asaf BB, Lingaraju VC, Yendamuri S, et al
    Thoracoscopic Decortication of Stage III Tuberculous Empyema Is Effective and Safe in Selected Cases.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1688-1694.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1256. BURT BM, Lee HS, Lenge De Rosen V, Hamaji M, et al
    Soluble Mesothelin-Related Peptides to Monitor Recurrence After Resection of Pleural Mesothelioma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1679-1687.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1257. SEDER CW, Arndt AT, Jordano L, Basu S, et al
    Serum Biomarkers May Prognosticate Recurrence in Node-Negative, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers Less Than 4 Centimeters.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1637-1643.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1258. KOTECHA S, Hobson J, Fuller J, Paul E, et al
    Continued Successful Evolution of Extended Criteria Donor Lungs for Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1702-1709.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1259. YENDAMURI S, Battoo A, Dy G, Chen H, et al
    Transcervical Extended Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy: Experience From a North American Cancer Center.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1644-1649.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1260. ABDELSATTAR ZM, Shen KR, Yendamuri S, Cassivi S, et al
    Outcomes After Sleeve Lung Resections Versus Pneumonectomy in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1656-1664.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1261. STAMATIS G, Fechner S, Rocha M, Weinreich G, et al
    Resection of the Tracheobronchial Bifurcation With Complete Preservation of Lung Parenchyma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1741-1747.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1262. KNEUERTZ PJ, Kamel MK, Stiles BM, Lee BE, et al
    Robotic Thymectomy Is Feasible for Large Thymomas: A Propensity-Matched Comparison.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1673-1678.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1263. MAJUMDER K, Spratt JR, Holley CT, Roy SS, et al
    Impact of Postoperative Liver Dysfunction on Survival After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1556-1562.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1264. GAFFEY AC, Chen CW, Chung JJ, Phillips E, et al
    Improved Approach With Subcostal Exchange of the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device: Difference in On and Off Pump?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1540-1546.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1265. ITO E, Miyagawa S, Fukushima S, Yoshikawa Y, et al
    Histone Modification Is Correlated With Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling in Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1531-1539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1266. GAZIT AZ, Petrucci O, Manning P, Shepard M, et al
    A Novel Surgical Approach to Mechanical Circulatory Support in Univentricular Infants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1630-1636.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1267. ALLEN KB, Chhatriwalla AK, Cohen DJ, Saxon JT, et al
    Bioprosthetic Valve Fracture to Facilitate Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1501-1508.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1268. ALSOUFI B, McCracken C, Shashidharan S, Deshpande S, et al
    The Impact of 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome on Surgical Repair Outcomes of Conotruncal Cardiac Anomalies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1597-1604.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1269. KILIC A, Arnaoutakis GJ, Bavaria JE, Sultan I, et al
    Outcomes of Elective Aortic Hemiarch Reconstruction for Aneurysmal Disease in the Elderly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1522-1530.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1270. POURMOGHADAM KK, DeCampli WM, Ruzmetov M, Kosko J, et al
    Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury and Swallowing Dysfunction in Neonatal Aortic Arch Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1611-1618.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1271. ZHENG XZ, Tsai YT, Lin CY, Tsai CS, et al
    Effusive Tuberculous Pericarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e397.
    PubMed    


  1272. HUANG L, Zhao L, Li W, Chai Y, et al
    Improved Closure Technique for Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: Double-Embedding Stitching Method.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1760-1761.
    PubMed    


  1273. ONCEL M, Sunam GS, Yildiran H
    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1760.
    PubMed    


  1274. MORELL VO
    Nikaidoh Procedure: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1446-1449.
    PubMed    


  1275. LUTHRA S
    Degrees of Belief and the Burden of Proof: The ART Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1441-1444.
    PubMed    


  1276. BHAGAT R, Bronsert MR, Ward AN, Martin J, et al
    National Analysis of Unplanned Readmissions After Thoracoscopic Versus Open Lung Cancer Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31194.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1277. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    A Comprehensive Risk Score to Predict Prolonged Hospital Length of Stay After Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31037.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2017
  1278. WAKEAM E, Byrne JP, Darling GE, Varghese TK Jr, et al
    Surgical Treatment for Early Small Cell Lung Cancer: Variability in Practice and Impact on Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 26. pii: S0003-4975(17)30984.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1279. KRANTZ SB, Lutfi W, Kuchta K, Wang CH, et al
    Improved Lymph Node Staging in Early-Stage Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 25. pii: S0003-4975(17)30969.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1280. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Fraser C, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Less Is More: Results of a Statewide Analysis of the Impact of Blood Transfusion on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30962.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1281. DHANASOPON AP, Salazar MC, Hoag JR, Rosen JE, et al
    Fate of Pneumonectomy Patients Variably Captured by Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Staging System.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30978.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1282. BROWN LM, Cooke DT, David EA
    Adjuvant Chemotherapy Does Not Improve Survival for Lung Cancer With Chest Wall Invasion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30973.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1283. KAPADIA NS, Valle LF, George JA, Jagsi R, et al
    Patterns of Treatment and Outcomes for Definitive Therapy of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30967.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1284. HANDA Y, Tsutani Y, Tsubokawa N, Misumi K, et al
    Clinical Prognosis of Superior Versus Basal Segment Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30960.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1285. STONE ML, Kelly J, Mistry M, Buck M, et al
    Use of Nicardipine After Cardiac Operations Is Safe in Children Regardless of Age.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)30711.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1286. HONG JC, Saraswat MK, Ellison TA, Magruder JT, et al
    Staphylococcus Aureus Prevention Strategies in Cardiac Surgery: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)30914.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1287. DO N, Hill KD, Wallace AS, Vricella L, et al
    Shunt Failure-Risk Factors and Outcomes: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)30868.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1288. KADIROGULLARI E, Onan B, Guler S, Erkanli K, et al
    Perforation of the Anterior Mitral Leaflet After Aortic Valve Replacement With Root Enlargement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e345-e346.
    PubMed    


  1289. FRIDMAN MD, Owada CY, Gregory RD, Birnbaum PL, et al
    Off-Pump Double Coronary Artery Bypass in a 14-Year-Old With Kawasaki Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e307-e309.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1290. KISER AC, Caranasos TG, Peterson MD, Buller CE, et al
    Suprasternal Aortic Valve Replacement: Key Technology and Techniques.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1417-1422.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1291. MAUERMANN E, Bolliger D, Fassl J, Grapow M, et al
    Association of Troponin Trends and Cardiac Morbidity and Mortality After On-Pump Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1289-1297.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1292. TORRE S, Lee J, O'Connor S, Early SA, et al
    Acute Delayed Tension Pneumopericardium: The First Reported Case After Elective Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e333-e335.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1293. RAEES MA, Mazhar D, Christensen JT, Parra DA, et al
    Bidirectional Inferior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis: Pre-Fontan Interim Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e329-e331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1294. LOYALKA P, Montgomery KB, Nguyen TC, Smalling RW, et al
    Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Novel Approach to Treat Paravalvular Leak.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e325-e327.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1295. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Karkos C, Fidanis T, Theofilogiannakos EK, et al
    An Unusual Case of Arterial Embolism in an Adolescent With a Mitral Valve Repair With a Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e315-e317.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1296. TAPIAS LF, Morse CR, Mathisen DJ, Gaissert HA, et al
    Surgical Management of Esophageal Epiphrenic Diverticula: A Transthoracic Approach Over Four Decades.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1123-1130.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1297. LUC JGY, Nguyen TC, Fowler CS, Eisenberg SB, et al
    Novel Debate-Style Cardiothoracic Surgery Journal Club: Results of a Pilot Curriculum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1410-1416.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1298. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Impaired Renal Function Should Not Be a Barrier to Transplantation in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1231-1236.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1299. ALLEN KB, Yuh DD, Schwartz SB, Lange RA, et al
    Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Infections Associated With Heater-Cooler Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1237-1242.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1300. ANDERSON KL JR, Mulvihill MS, Speicher PJ, Yerokun BA, et al
    Adjuvant Chemotherapy Does Not Confer Superior Survival in Patients With Atypical Carcinoid Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1221-1230.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1301. ELALFY K, Emile S, Elfeki H, Elmetwally A, et al
    Sequential Extended Thoracoscopic Sympathicotomy for Palmo-Axillo-Plantar Hyperhidrosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1200-1207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1302. PETTERSEN O, Haram PM, Winnerkvist A, Karevold A, et al
    Pedicled Vein Grafts in Coronary Surgery: Perioperative Data From a Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1313-1317.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1303. IJSSELHOF R, Gauvreau K, Del Nido P, Nathan M, et al
    Technical Performance Score: Predictor of Outcomes in Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1371-1377.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1304. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH, Downs EA, Johnston LE, et al
    Regional Practice Patterns and Outcomes of Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1275-1281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1305. MARTIN BJ, Kaestner M, Peng M, Ross DB, et al
    Glutaraldehyde Treatment of Allografts and Aortic Outcomes Post-Norwood: Challenging Surgical Decision.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1395-1401.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1306. BUTLER CG, Ho Luxford JM, Huang CC, Ejiofor JI, et al
    Aortic Atheroma Increases the Risk of Long-Term Mortality in 20,000 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1325-1331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1307. SOH S, Kwak YL, Song JW, Yoo KJ, et al
    Rotational Thromboelastometry Predicts Increased Bleeding After Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1318-1324.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1308. LIU YW, Tsai DL, Hung JY, Wu CC, et al
    Intrathoracic Rhabdomyosarcoma With Mediastinal Shift.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e349.
    PubMed    


  1309. LOUMIOTIS I, Jakobleff WA, Chau ML
    The "Double-Valve" Sign in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e347.
    PubMed    


  1310. JENKINS C, Schumer EM, Slaughter MS
    Potential Gender Bias in Cardiothoracic Surgery Training and Education.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1439-1440.
    PubMed    


  1311. LIU YW, Tsai DL, Chou SH, Chen CW, et al
    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Thoracic Impalement With an Iron Rod.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1438-1439.
    PubMed    


  1312. 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.
    PubMed    


  1313. COHEN RG, Bowdish ME
    When a Patient Dies: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1108-1110.
    PubMed    


  1314. 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    


    September 2017
  1315. 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     Abstract available


  1316. 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     Abstract available


  1317. 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     Abstract available


  1318. 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     Abstract available


  1319. 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     Abstract available


  1320. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1321. 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     Abstract available


  1322. 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     Abstract available


  1323. 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     Abstract available


  1324. 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     Abstract available


  1325. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1326. 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     Abstract available


  1327. 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     Abstract available


  1328. 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     Abstract available


  1329. 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     Abstract available


  1330. 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     Abstract available


  1331. 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     Abstract available


  1332. 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     Abstract available


  1333. 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     Abstract available


  1334. 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     Abstract available


  1335. 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     Abstract available


  1336. 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     Abstract available


  1337. 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     Abstract available


  1338. 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     Abstract available


  1339. 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     Abstract available


  1340. 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     Abstract available


  1341. 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     Abstract available


  1342. 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     Abstract available


  1343. 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     Abstract available


  1344. 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     Abstract available


  1345. 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     Abstract available


  1346. 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     Abstract available


  1347. KONSTANTINIDOU MK, Moat N
    Repair of Tricuspid Valve Leaflet With CardioCel Patch After Traumatic Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e221-e223.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1348. 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     Abstract available


  1349. 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     Abstract available


  1350. 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    


  1351. 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    


  1352. KATLIC MR
    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Utilizing Local Anesthesia and Sedation: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:727-730.
    PubMed    


  1353. KAWADA T
    Socioeconomic Factors and Readmission in Patients With Early-Stage Lung Cancer After Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1098.
    PubMed    


  1354. INOUE M
    Careful Indications for Intentional Segmentectomy in cT1aN0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1095-1096.
    PubMed    


  1355. 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    


    August 2017
  1356. 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     Abstract available


  1357. VINNAKOTA A, Stewart R, Pettersson G
    Computed Tomography Better Than Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Resternotomy Risk Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e191.
    PubMed    


  1358. YU L, Gu T
    Massive Pulmonary Embolization From Intravenous Leiomyosarcoma With Intracardial Extension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e189.
    PubMed    


  1359. 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    


  1360. 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    


  1361. 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    


  1362. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iner H, et al
    About Commissural Prolapse and Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:718.
    PubMed    


  1363. MITCHELL ME
    Aortic Coarctation Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:377-381.
    PubMed    


    July 2017
  1364. 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     Abstract available


  1365. 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     Abstract available


  1366. 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     Abstract available


  1367. LOUMIOTIS I, Ceppa DP
    Giant Transdiaphragmatic Intercostal Hernia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e93.
    PubMed    


  1368. 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    


  1369. KASTENGREN M, Liska J, Svenarud P, Dalen M, et al
    Intraventricular Septal Echinococcosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e89.
    PubMed    


  1370. DIETER RA JR
    Tracheal Resection and Pregnancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:376.
    PubMed    


  1371. PEZZELLA AT
    Cardiothoracic Surgery in Developing Countries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:373-374.
    PubMed    


  1372. 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    


  1373. 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    


    June 2017
  1374. 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     Abstract available


  1375. 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     Abstract available


  1376. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1377. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1378. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1379. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1380. 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    


  1381. 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    


  1382. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Nikoloudakis N, Pitsis A
    Aortic Valve Stenosis in Alkaptonuria.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e557.
    PubMed    


  1383. TAMURA T
    Transesophageal Echocardiograms of a Left Atrial Rhabdomyosarcoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e555.
    PubMed    


  1384. PEREZ DIAZ P, Munoz Ruiz N, Jurado Roman A
    Left Ventricular Myxoma: Recurrence and Risk of Embolism.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e553.
    PubMed    


  1385. LEVASSEUR T, Chapoutot L, Deleuze P, Metz D, et al
    Isolated Syphilitic Aortitis: A Rare Association.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e551.
    PubMed    


  1386. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    Tricuspid Annuloplasty is Favored by the Histological Conformation of Its Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:2024-2025.
    PubMed    


  1387. 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    


    May 2017
  1388. 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     Abstract available


  1389. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1390. 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     Abstract available


  1391. MADIAS JE
    Can Takosubo Syndrome in the Setting of Pericardiocentesis Be Prevented?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1681-1682.
    PubMed    


  1392. 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    


  1393. RUSCH VW
    Pleurectomy and Decortication: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1374-1377.
    PubMed    


    April 2017
  1394. 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     Abstract available


  1395. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1396. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1397. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1398. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1399. SPIEWAK M, Hoffman P, Marczak M
    Late Consequences of a Much Earlier Decision.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e375.
    PubMed    


  1400. 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    


  1401. ZHANG ZW, Gu TX
    Prosthesis Size Selection for Patients With Severe Mitral Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1361.
    PubMed    


  1402. 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    


  1403. MATHISEN DJ
    Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1043-1048.
    PubMed    


    March 2017
  1404. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Only Ring Types Cannot Control Late Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1041.
    PubMed    


  1405. 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    


  1406. SARTIPY U
    Loss to Follow-Up?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1037.
    PubMed    


    February 2017
  1407. 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    


  1408. 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    


  1409. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Pay Attention to Mitral Valve Repair With Autologous Pericardial Leaflet Augmentation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:689.
    PubMed    


  1410. OHIRA S, Yaku H
    Impact of Incomplete Revascularization on Long-Term Outcomes in Octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:687.
    PubMed    


    January 2017
  1411. REARDON MJ, Bapat VN, Popma JJ
    Successful Evolut R Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:365-366.
    PubMed    


  1412. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Novel Tricuspid Valve Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:364.
    PubMed    


  1413. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    ITA Well Fits as Arterial Conduit for Coronary Bypass Based on Its Histology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:363.
    PubMed    


    December 2016
  1414. ZHU X, Li Q, Wu Z
    Long-Term Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2134.
    PubMed    


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