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    March 2019
  1. 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.
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  2. 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.
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  3. 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.
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  4. 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.
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  5. 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.
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  6. 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.
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  7. 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.
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    February 2019
  8. FUCHITA M, Khan SH, Perkins AJ, Gao S, et al
    Perioperative Risk Factors for Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 25. pii: S0003-4975(19)30233.
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  9. 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.
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  10. DENG HY
    Will patients with resectable esophageal cancer be spared esophagectomy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30200.
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  11. 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.
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  12. 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.
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  13. 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.
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    January 2019
  14. BRAVO M, Torregrossa G, Mancini D, Puskas J, et al
    Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Transplant Vasculopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30127.
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  15. WALLEN T, Habertheuer A, Bavaria JE, Hughes C, et al
    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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  16. HASSAN K, Kannmacher J, Wohlmuth P, Budde U, et al
    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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  17. 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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  18. CHARLES EJ, Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB, Fonner CE, et al
    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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  19. JACOBS JP, Mayer JE Jr, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, et al
    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.
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  20. 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.
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  21. 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.
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  22. 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.
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  23. 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.
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    December 2018
  24. 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.
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  25. 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.
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  26. 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.
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  27. 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.
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  28. 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.
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  29. 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.
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  30. 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.
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  31. 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.
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  32. 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.
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    November 2018
  33. 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.
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  34. 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.
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  35. 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.
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  36. 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.
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  37. 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.
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  38. 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.
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  39. 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.
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  40. 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.
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  41. 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.
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  42. 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.
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  43. 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.
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  44. 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.
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  45. 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.
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  46. 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.
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  47. 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.
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  48. 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.
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  49. 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.
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  50. 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.
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  51. 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.
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  52. 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.
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    October 2018
  53. GAIES M, Pasquali SK, Nicolson SC, Shekerdemian L, et al
    Sustainability of infant cardiac surgery early extubation practices after implementation and study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(18)31539.
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  54. 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.
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  55. 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.
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  56. 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.
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  57. 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.
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  58. LANNEMYR L, Bragadottir G, Hjarpe A, Redfors B, et al
    Impact of cardiopulmonary bypass flow on renal oxygenation in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31508.
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  59. 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.
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  60. 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.
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  61. 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.
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  62. 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.
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  63. MEHAFFEY JH
    Methylene Blue for Vasoplegic Syndrome After Cardiac Operations (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31471.
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  64. 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.
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  65. 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.
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  66. 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.
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  67. 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.
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  68. 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.
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  69. 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.
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    September 2018
  70. 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.
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  71. 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.
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  72. 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.
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  73. 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.
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  74. 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.
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  75. 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.
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  76. 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.
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  77. O'BRIEN SM, Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Jacobs ML, et al
    Development of a Congenital Heart Surgery Composite Quality Metric: Part 2 - Analytic Methods.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31257.
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  78. PASQUALI SK, Shahian DM, O'Brien SM, Jacobs ML, et al
    Development of a Congenital Heart Surgery Composite Quality Metric: Part 1 - Conceptual Framework.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31258.
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  79. MORSE CR
    Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31251.
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  80. VILLAVICENCIO MA, Axtell AL, Spencer PJ, Heng EE, et al
    Lung Transplantation from Donors after Circulatory Death: United States and Single Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)31238.
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  81. CHANG C, Raza S, Altarabsheh SE, Delozier S, et al
    Minimally Invasive Approaches to Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31183.
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  82. BRESCIA AA, Syrjamaki JD, Regenbogen SE, Paone G, et al
    Transcatheter vs. Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Episode Payments and Relationship to Case Volume.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31181.
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  83. UNBEHAUN A, Klein C, Buz S, Meyer A, et al
    A Novel Technique for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Pure Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31179.
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    August 2018
  84. CHEN Z, Ke Y, Xie X, Huang J, et al
    Beating-heart Totally Endoscopic Tricuspid Valvuloplasty in Reoperative Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31174.
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  85. GAITANAKIS S, Baikoussis NG, Triantafyllou K
    Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch; Is This Phenomenon Justified in Current Cardiac Surgery Era?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31175.
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  86. KEELING B, Hunting J, Leshnower B, Stouffer C, et al
    Salvage Coronary Artery Bypass Predicts Increased Mortality during Aortic Root Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31165.
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  87. BALAKRISHNAN A, Tapias L, Wright CD, Lanuti MX, et al
    Surgical Management of Post-Esophagectomy Tracheo-Bronchial-Esophageal Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31162.
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  88. GILMORE DM, Grogan E, Feurer ID, Hoy H, et al
    Long-term Physical HRQOL Decreases after Single Lung as Compared to Double Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 15. pii: S0003-4975(18)31143.
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  89. SHIM H, Jeong DS, Kim WS, Park PW, et al
    Impact of Arteriovenous Fistula for Hemodialysis on Clinical Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31141.
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  90. BOUMA HR, Mungroop HE, Henning RH, Epema AH, et al
    Improving mortality in subclinical kidney injury after cardiac surgery by Composite Biomarker Panel? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31124.
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  91. BROWN JR, Jacobs JP, Alam SS, Thiessen-Philbrook H, et al
    Utility of Biomarkers to Improve Prediction of Readmission or Mortality after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31058.
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  92. MERLO A, Reid T, Burks AC, Long J, et al
    Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Pulmonary Resection for Necrotizing Pneumonia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31057.
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  93. NADER J, Paradis JM, Zainulabdin O, Dagenais F, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for a Failed Mechanical Aortic Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31049.
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    July 2018
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    The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World.
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    Improving Mortality in Subclinical Acute Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery by Composite Biomarker Panel.
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    Albumin Is Predictive of 1-Year Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Understanding the Association Between Frailty and Cardiac Surgery Outcomes.
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    Molecular Genetics of Lidocaine-containing Cardioplegia in the Human Heart during Cardiac Surgery.
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  109. CAO J, Hu J
    Recording Margin Distance is Crucial in Limited Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer (Reply).
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    Excess Cost and Predictive Factors of Esophagectomy Complications in the SEER-Medicare Database.
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    Centralizing Esophagectomy to Improve Outcomes and Enhance Clinical Research: Invited Expert Review.
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    April 2018
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    The incidence and treatment of a symptomatic diaphragmatic hernia following esophagectomy for cancer (Commentary).
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    How I Teach It: Open Modified En Bloc Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy.
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    Coronary Revascularization with Single Versus Bilateral Mammary Arteries: Is It Time to Change?
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  172. KENDALL MC, Castro-Alves LJ
    Epidural Analgesia Versus Transversus Abdominis Plane Block For Esophagectomy: Are They Equivalent?
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  173. NELSON M, Green J, Spiess B, Kasirajan V, et al
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    February 2018
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    The Learning Curve for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy: Results from 312 Cases.
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    Thoracoscopic Surgery Versus Thoracotomy for Lung Cancer: Short-Term Outcomes of a Randomized Trial.
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    Pacemaker Implantation Rate Post Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: 23% Is Just Too High.
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    Technical Performance Score: Predictor of Outcomes in Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1371-1377.
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  386. 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.
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  387. 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.
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  388. 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.
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  389. 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.
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  390. LIU YW, Tsai DL, Hung JY, Wu CC, et al
    Intrathoracic Rhabdomyosarcoma With Mediastinal Shift.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e349.
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  391. LOUMIOTIS I, Jakobleff WA, Chau ML
    The "Double-Valve" Sign in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e347.
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  392. JENKINS C, Schumer EM, Slaughter MS
    Potential Gender Bias in Cardiothoracic Surgery Training and Education.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1439-1440.
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  393. 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.
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  394. KAVARANA MN, Turnbull JM, Sade RM
    Should a Down Syndrome Child With a Failing Heart Be Offered Heart Transplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1111-1116.
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  395. COHEN RG, Bowdish ME
    When a Patient Dies: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1108-1110.
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  396. 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.
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    September 2017
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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Aortic Stenosis and Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)30801.
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  398. 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.
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  399. 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.
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  400. 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.
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  401. 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.
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  402. OU-YANG WB, Li SJ, Xie YQ, Hu SS, et al
    Hybrid Balloon Valvuloplasty for the Treatment of Severe Congenital Aortic Valve Stenosis in Infants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30814.
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  403. 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.
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  404. SHROYER AL, Quin JA, Grau-Sepulveda MV, Kosinski AS, et al
    Geographic Variations in Lung Cancer Lobectomy Outcomes: The General Thoracic Surgery Database.
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  405. 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.
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  406. 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.
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  407. FONG LS, McLaughlin AJ, Okiwelu NL, Nordstrand IAJ, et al
    Surgical Management of Caseous Calcification of the Mitral Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e291-e293.
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  408. 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.
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  409. 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.
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  410. 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.
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  411. 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.
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  412. 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.
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  413. 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.
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  414. 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.
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  415. 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.
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  416. 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.
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  417. MURAKAMI J, Ueda K, Tanaka T, Kobayashi T, et al
    The Validation of a No-Drain Policy After Thoracoscopic Major Lung Resection.
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  418. OKUMURA T, Boku N, Hishida T, Ohde Y, et al
    Surgical Outcome and Prognostic Stratification for Pulmonary Metastasis From Colorectal Cancer.
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  419. 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.
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  420. 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.
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  421. 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.
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  422. 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.
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  423. 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.
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  424. 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.
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  425. HUANG SC, Wu ET, Chen SJ, Huang CH, et al
    Surgical Strategy Toward Biventricular Repair for Severe Ebstein Anomaly in Neonates and Infancy.
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  426. 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.
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  427. 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.
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  428. 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.
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  429. KONSTANTINIDOU MK, Moat N
    Repair of Tricuspid Valve Leaflet With CardioCel Patch After Traumatic Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e221-e223.
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  430. 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.
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  431. AHMAD U, Chumakova M, Raja S, Mason DP, et al
    Postpneumonectomy Bronchopleural Fistula Closure With Biologic Mesh and Diaphragm Flap.
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  432. 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.
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  433. 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.
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  434. KATLIC MR
    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Utilizing Local Anesthesia and Sedation: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:727-730.
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  435. KAWADA T
    Socioeconomic Factors and Readmission in Patients With Early-Stage Lung Cancer After Lobectomy.
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  436. INOUE M
    Careful Indications for Intentional Segmentectomy in cT1aN0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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  437. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iscan S, et al
    About the Decision-Making Process for Mitral Valve Repair.
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    August 2017
  438. KHAWAR W, Smith N, Masroor S
    Managing the Left Atrial Appendage in Atrial Fibrillation: Current State of the Art.
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  439. VINNAKOTA A, Stewart R, Pettersson G
    Computed Tomography Better Than Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Resternotomy Risk Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e191.
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  440. YU L, Gu T
    Massive Pulmonary Embolization From Intravenous Leiomyosarcoma With Intracardial Extension.
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  441. TOYOKAWA K, Moriyama Y, Ueno T, Terazono K, et al
    Double Aortic Arch Complicated by Acute Type A Dissection in an Aged Patient.
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  442. 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.
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  443. NEZIC D
    It Might be Misleading to Validate EuroSCORE II Performances on Samples Operated Before Its Creation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:721-722.
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  444. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iner H, et al
    About Commissural Prolapse and Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:718.
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  445. MITCHELL ME
    Aortic Coarctation Repair: How I Teach It.
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    July 2017
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    Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Atrial Tissue of Patients Developing Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation.
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  447. KWEDAR K, McNeely C, Zajarias A, Markwell S, et al
    Outcomes of Early Mitral Valve Reoperation in the Medicare Population.
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  448. 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.
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  449. LOUMIOTIS I, Ceppa DP
    Giant Transdiaphragmatic Intercostal Hernia.
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  450. 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.
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  451. KASTENGREN M, Liska J, Svenarud P, Dalen M, et al
    Intraventricular Septal Echinococcosis.
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  452. DIETER RA JR
    Tracheal Resection and Pregnancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:376.
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  453. PEZZELLA AT
    Cardiothoracic Surgery in Developing Countries.
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  454. VURAL KM
    Mild to Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Should a Mitral Surgical Procedure be Added to Revascularization?
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  455. LIU YW, Li HP, Tsai DL, Lee JY, et al
    Use of Unfolded Gauze in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery.
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    June 2017
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    The Impact of Margins on Outcomes After Wedge Resection for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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  457. 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.
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  458. STEFFEN RJ, Blackstone EH, Smedira NG, Soltesz EG, et al
    Optimal Timing of Heart Transplant After HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
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  459. 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.
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    Advantage of Induction Chemoradiotherapy for Lung Cancer in Securing Cancer-Free Bronchial Margin.
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  461. WENDT D, Kahlert P, Canbay A, Knipp S, et al
    Impact of Liver Indicators on Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
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  462. TSIMPINOS MD, Kanakis MA, Theodorou SN, Misthos PA, et al
    Thymoma in the Middle Mediastinum With Blood Supply From the Left Main Coronary Artery.
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  463. HUMMEL J, Stiller B, Kroll J, Grohmann J, et al
    Primary Coiling of the Left Ventricle in Hypoplastic Left Heart With Ventriculo-Coronary Connections.
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  464. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Nikoloudakis N, Pitsis A
    Aortic Valve Stenosis in Alkaptonuria.
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  465. TAMURA T
    Transesophageal Echocardiograms of a Left Atrial Rhabdomyosarcoma.
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  466. PEREZ DIAZ P, Munoz Ruiz N, Jurado Roman A
    Left Ventricular Myxoma: Recurrence and Risk of Embolism.
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  467. LEVASSEUR T, Chapoutot L, Deleuze P, Metz D, et al
    Isolated Syphilitic Aortitis: A Rare Association.
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  468. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    Tricuspid Annuloplasty is Favored by the Histological Conformation of Its Annulus.
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  469. SANCHEZ JA, Lobdell KW, Moffatt-Bruce SD, Fann JI, et al
    Investigating the Causes of Adverse Events.
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    May 2017
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    Clinical Predictors of Nodal Metastases in Peripherally Clinical T1a N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Resolution of Mitral Regurgitation With Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
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    Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries With Anatomy Other Than Pulmonary Atresia/Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30291.
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  473. MADIAS JE
    Can Takosubo Syndrome in the Setting of Pericardiocentesis Be Prevented?
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    Fluorescent Identification of Sympathetic Ganglia During Thoracoscopy.
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  475. RUSCH VW
    Pleurectomy and Decortication: How I Teach It.
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    April 2017
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    Comparison of Two Minimally Invasive Techniques and Median Sternotomy in Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Long-Term Mortality Effect of Early Pacemaker Implantation After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Florida Sleeve Procedure Is Durable and Improves Aortic Valve Function in Marfan Syndrome Patients.
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    Stent and Leaflet Stresses in 29-mm Second-Generation Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
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    Surgeon Involvement in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States: A 2016 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Survey.
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    Late Consequences of a Much Earlier Decision.
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    Late Left Coronary Artery Compromise After Corevalve Implantation: Insights From Instant Free Ratio Analysis.
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    Prosthesis Size Selection for Patients With Severe Mitral Stenosis.
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  484. 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.
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  485. MATHISEN DJ
    Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction: How I Teach It.
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    March 2017
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    Only Ring Types Cannot Control Late Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
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  487. FORMICA F, Broccolo F, Cerrito MG
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    Loss to Follow-Up?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1037.
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    February 2017
  489. 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.
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  490. 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.
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  491. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Pay Attention to Mitral Valve Repair With Autologous Pericardial Leaflet Augmentation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:689.
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  492. OHIRA S, Yaku H
    Impact of Incomplete Revascularization on Long-Term Outcomes in Octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:687.
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    January 2017
  493. REARDON MJ, Bapat VN, Popma JJ
    Successful Evolut R Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:365-366.
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  494. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Novel Tricuspid Valve Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:364.
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  495. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    ITA Well Fits as Arterial Conduit for Coronary Bypass Based on Its Histology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:363.
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    December 2016
  496. ZHU X, Li Q, Wu Z
    Long-Term Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2134.
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