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    July 2018
  1. MIYAHARA S, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Motoyama H, Nakajima D, et al
    Impact of flat chest on cadaveric lung transplantation: postoperative pulmonary function and survival.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 6. pii: 5050113. doi: 10.1093.
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  2. BAO L, Gao Q, Chen S, Chen Y, et al
    Feasibility and safety of combined percutaneous coronary intervention among high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 2. pii: 5047859. doi: 10.1093.
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    June 2018
  3. NA KJ, Choi JW, Hwang HY, Kim KB, et al
    Usefulness of thoraco-abdominal computed tomography angiography in coronary artery bypass patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jun 27. pii: 5046021. doi: 10.1093.
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  4. SHAH S, Benedetto U, Caputo M, Angelini GD, et al
    Comparison of the survival between coronary artery bypass graft surgery versus percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with poor left ventricular function (ejection fraction <30%): a propensity-matched analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jun 22. pii: 5042973. doi: 10.1093.
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  5. REICHART D, Rosato S, Nammas W, Onorati F, et al
    Clinical frailty scale and outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jun 11. pii: 5035884. doi: 10.1093.
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  6. FREEMANTLE N, Pagano D
    Randomized trials and propensity score analyses in transcatheter aortic valve replacement: how should we interpret the results?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:1108-1111.
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    May 2018
  7. FLEERAKKERS J, Schepens M, Ranschaert W, Verrelst P, et al
    Aortic valve replacement using the Freedom SOLO stentless bioprosthesis: clinical and haemodynamic performance in 625 patients at medium-term follow-up.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May 24. pii: 5004432. doi: 10.1093.
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  8. ASSENZO V, Assenzo C, Filippo R, Le Guen M, et al
    The feasibility of extubation in the operating room after bilateral lung transplantation in adult emphysema patients: an observational retrospective study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May 23. pii: 5001777. doi: 10.1093.
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  9. KANEMITSU S, Sakamoto S, Yamamoto N, Shimpo H, et al
    Valve repair for tricuspid papillary muscle rupture late after percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May 3. pii: 4992255. doi: 10.1093.
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  10. SAITO A, Kumamaru H, Ono M, Miyata H, et al
    Propensity-matched analysis of a side-clamp versus an anastomosis assist device in cases of isolated coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May 2. pii: 4991911. doi: 10.1093.
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  11. NGU JMC, Guo MH, Glineur D, Tran D, et al
    Corrigendum to 'The balance between short-term and long-term outcomes of bilateral internal thoracic artery skeletonization in coronary artery bypass surgery: a propensity-matched cohort study' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018; doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezy025].
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 May 2. pii: 4991915. doi: 10.1093.
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  12. FREEMANTLE N, Ruel M, Gaudino MFL, Pagano D, et al
    On the pooling and subgrouping of data from percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass grafting trials: a call to circumspection.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:915-918.
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  13. YOUNG CP, Sinha S, Vohra HA
    Outcomes of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53.
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  14. BOUCHOT O, Petrosyan A, Morgant MC, Malapert G, et al
    Technical points for aortic valve replacement through right anterior minithoracotomy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53.
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  15. HINNA DANESI T, Salvador L
    Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement techniques using endoscopic surgery: 'must dos' and 'preferences'.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53.
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  16. VOHRA HA, Ahmed EM, Meyer A, Kempfert J, et al
    Knowledge transfer and quality control in minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53.
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  17. KLEIN P, Klop IDG, Kloppenburg GLT, van Putte BP, et al
    Planning for minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: key steps for patient assessment.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53.
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    April 2018
  18. HATTON GE, Tanaka A, Estrera AL
    Ascending aortic aneurysm repair 44 years after Starr-Edwards caged-ball aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Apr 25. pii: 4985710. doi: 10.1093.
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  19. FORTIER JH, Ferrari G, Glineur D, Gaudino M, et al
    Implications of coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary intervention on disease progression and the resulting changes to the physiology and pathology of the native coronary arteries.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Apr 23. pii: 4982607. doi: 10.1093.
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  20. TOTARO P, Pelenghi S
    Patient-prosthesis mismatch after mitral valve replacement: complex enigma with more than one solution.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Apr 19. pii: 4978191. doi: 10.1093.
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    March 2018
  21. KUO CC, Chang HH, Hsing CH, Hii HP, et al
    Robotic mitral valve replacements with bioprosthetic valves in 52 patients: experience from a tertiary referral hospital.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 30. pii: 4956919. doi: 10.1093.
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  22. DI EUSANIO M, Phan K, Berretta P, Carrel TP, et al
    Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement International Registry (SURD-IR): early results from 3343 patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 30. pii: 4956815. doi: 10.1093.
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  23. BOGACHEV-PROKOPHIEV AV, Afanasyev AV, Pivkin AN, Ovcharov MA, et al
    A left atrial versus a biatrial lesion set for persistent atrial fibrillation ablation during open heart surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 28. pii: 4955953. doi: 10.1093.
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  24. SIMEK M, Sluka M, Gwozdziewicz M
    Percutaneous aspiration of calcium debris resulting in coronary artery occlusion after aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: 4953777. doi: 10.1093.
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  25. LANGANAY T, Rouze S, Tomasi J, Aymami M, et al
    Conventional aortic valve replacement in 2005 elderly patients: a 32-year experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 16. pii: 4939525. doi: 10.1093.
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  26. RAM E, Goldenberg I, Kassif Y, Segev A, et al
    Real-life characteristics and outcomes of patients who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass grafting for left main coronary artery disease: data from the prospective Multi-vessel Coronary Artery Disease (MULTICAD) I
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 15. pii: 4938727. doi: 10.1093.
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  27. COX ML, Gulack BC, Thibault DP, He X, et al
    Outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with myocardial infarction, cardiogenic shock and unresponsive neurological state: analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 14. pii: 4937876. doi: 10.1093.
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  28. WALTHER T, Manoharan G, Linke A, Mollmann H, et al
    Incidence of new-onset left bundle branch block and predictors of new permanent pacemaker following transcatheter aortic valve replacement with the Portico valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. pii: 4925524. doi: 10.1093.
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  29. JANIEC M, Dimberg A, Nazari Shafti TZ, Lagerqvist B, et al
    Erratum to: "No improvements in long-term outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting with arterial grafts as a second conduit: a Swedish nationwide registry study" [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018;53(2):448-454].
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. pii: 4925355. doi: 10.1093.
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  30. BATIREL HF
    Solid to ground-glass opacity ratio in lung adenocarcinomas: is it a new criterion for limited pulmonary resection?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: 4924815. doi: 10.1093.
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  31. LI M, Zhang J, Gan TJ, Qin G, et al
    Enhanced recovery after surgery pathway for patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a randomized clinical trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 5. pii: 4921288. doi: 10.1093.
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  32. HELLMANN M, Piotrowski J, Anisimowicz L, Cracowski JL, et al
    A mystery of the myocardial microcirculation during coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: 4917834. doi: 10.1093.
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  33. ARSALAN M, Kim WK, Van Linden A, Liebetrau C, et al
    Predictors and outcome of conversion to cardiac surgery during transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: 4915917. doi: 10.1093.
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    February 2018
  34. PINHO-GOMES AC, Azevedo L, Antoniades C, Taggart DP, et al
    Comparison of graft patency following coronary artery bypass grafting in the left versus the right coronary artery systems: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: 4915386. doi: 10.1093.
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  35. KIM DJ, Lee SH, Joo HC, Yoo KJ, et al
    Effect of the proximal anastomosis site on mid-term radial artery patency in off-pump coronary artery bypass.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: 4915912. doi: 10.1093.
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  36. SCHWANN TA, Al-Shaar L, Engoren MC, Bonnell MR, et al
    Effect of new-onset atrial fibrillation on cause-specific late mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 21. pii: 4898132. doi: 10.1093.
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  37. NGU JMC, Guo MH, Glineur D, Tran D, et al
    The balance between short-term and long-term outcomes of bilateral internal thoracic artery skeletonization in coronary artery bypass surgery: a propensity-matched cohort study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: 4855861. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  38. LORUSSO R, Vizzardi E, Johnson DM, Mariscalco G, et al
    Cardiac surgery in adult patients with remitted or active malignancies: a review of preoperative screening, surgical management and short- and long-term postoperative results.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: 4855995. doi: 10.1093.
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  39. SUN X, Huang G, Huang J, Shi M, et al
    Left ventricular regional dyssynchrony predicts improvements in moderate ischaemic mitral regurgitation after off-pump coronary artery bypass.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 12. pii: 4851136. doi: 10.1093.
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  40. BOURGUIGNON T, Espitalier F, Pantaleon C, Vermes E, et al
    Bioprosthetic mitral valve replacement in patients aged 65 years or younger: long-term outcomes with the Carpentier-Edwards PERIMOUNT pericardial valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 12. pii: 4851223. doi: 10.1093.
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  41. IUS F, Natanov R, Salman J, Kuehn C, et al
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation may not impact overall mortality risk after transplantation: results from a 7-year single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 12. pii: 4851139. doi: 10.1093.
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  42. SCHLOMICHER M, Taghiyev Z, AlJabery Y, Haldenwang PL, et al
    Rapid deployment aortic valve replacement in a minimal access setting: intermediate clinical and echocardiographic outcomes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Feb 6. pii: 4840598. doi: 10.1093.
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    January 2018
  43. KOCHER A, Coti I, Laufer G, Andreas M, et al
    Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement through an upper hemisternotomy: the Vienna technique.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jan 23. pii: 4822216. doi: 10.1093.
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  44. DI EUSANIO M, Vessella W, Carozza R, Capestro F, et al
    Ultra fast-track minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: going beyond reduced incisions.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jan 23. pii: 4822215. doi: 10.1093.
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  45. ABE N, Yamazato T, Munakata H
    Successful treatment of a false left ventricular aneurysm after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jan 18. pii: 4816760. doi: 10.1093.
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  46. SARTIPY U
    Vancomycin prophylaxis and acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jan 2. pii: 4782688. doi: 10.1093.
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  47. BOETTCHER W, Redlin M, Dehmel F, Graefe K, et al
    Asanguineous priming of miniaturized paediatric cardiopulmonary bypass circuits for congenital heart surgery: independent predictors associated with transfusion requirements and effects on postoperative morbidity.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jan 2. pii: 4782687. doi: 10.1093.
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  48. SOUSA-UVA M, Milojevic M, Head SJ, Jeppsson A, et al
    The 2017 EACTS guidelines on perioperative medication in adult cardiac surgery and patient blood management.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:1-2.
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    December 2017
  49. UMARI M, Carpanese V, Moro V, Baldo G, et al
    Erratum to 'Postoperative analgesia after pulmonary resection with a focus on video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017].
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: 4772269. doi: 10.1093.
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  50. UEDA S, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Hijiya K, Date H, et al
    Lung transplantation after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: 4772267. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  51. GALLO M, Putzu A, Conti M, Pedrazzini G, et al
    Embolic protection devices for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: 4740958. doi: 10.1093.
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  52. UMARI M, Carpanese V, Moro V, Baldo G, et al
    Postoperative analgesia after pulmonary resection with a focus on video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 8. pii: 4717936. doi: 10.1093.
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  53. MAWHINNEY JA, Mounsey CA, Taggart DP
    The potential role of external venous supports in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 8. pii: 4708287. doi: 10.1093.
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    November 2017
  54. FUJITA B, Ensminger S, Bauer T, Mollmann H, et al
    Trends in practice and outcomes from 2011 to 2015 for surgical aortic valve replacement: an update from the German Aortic Valve Registry on 42 776 patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 27. pii: 4668759. doi: 10.1093.
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  55. DRURY NE, Patel AJ, Oswald NK, Chong CR, et al
    Randomized controlled trials in children's heart surgery in the 21st century: a systematic review.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: 4644816. doi: 10.1093.
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  56. CHOI JW, Kim KH, Chang HW, Jang MJ, et al
    Long-term results of annuloplasty in trivial-to-mild functional tricuspid regurgitation during mitral valve replacement: should we perform annuloplasty on the tricuspid valve or leave it alone?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 21. pii: 4644511. doi: 10.1093.
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  57. KANEKO T, Shekar P, Ivkovic V, Longford NT, et al
    Should the dilated ascending aorta be repaired at the time of bicuspid aortic valve replacement?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 14. doi: 10.1093.
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  58. ANDELL P, Sjogren J, Batra G, Szummer K, et al
    Outcome of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and severe coronary artery disease who had a coronary artery bypass graft or a percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:930-936.
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    October 2017
  59. ROSE D, Young C, Puchakayala M, Lucchese G, et al
    Asymptomatic intrapericardial diaphragmatic hernia: a surprising finding during cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 28. doi: 10.1093.
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  60. PIRELLI L, Scheinerman JS, Brinster DR, Patel NC, et al
    Transinnominate approach for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: single-centre experience of minimally invasive alternative access.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 18. doi: 10.1093.
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  61. ZERIOUH M, Sabashnikov A, Patil NP, Schmack B, et al
    Use of taurolidine in lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis and impact on bacterial colonization.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 18. doi: 10.1093.
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  62. REINEKE S, Carrel TP, Eigenmann V, Gahl B, et al
    Adding vancomycin to perioperative prophylaxis decreases deep sternal wound infections in high-risk cardiac surgery patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 16. doi: 10.1093.
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  63. MO Y, Van Camp G, Di Gioia G, Barbato E, et al
    Aortic valve replacement improves survival in severe aortic stenosis with gradient-area mismatch.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 13. doi: 10.1093.
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  64. SYBURRA T, Nicol E, Mitchell S, Bron D, et al
    To fly as a pilot after cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 13. doi: 10.1093.
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  65. SOUSA-UVA M, Head SJ, Milojevic M, Collet JP, et al
    2017 EACTS Guidelines on perioperative medication in adult cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 6. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Text format    


  66. PAGANO D, Milojevic M, Meesters MI, Benedetto U, et al
    2017 EACTS/EACTA Guidelines on patient blood management for adult cardiac surgery: The Task Force on Patient Blood Management for Adult Cardiac Surgery of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and the European Association of Car
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 3. doi: 10.1093.
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  67. FURUKAWA N, Kuss O, Preindl K, Renner A, et al
    Anaortic off-pump versus clampless off-pump using the PAS-Port device versus conventional coronary artery bypass grafting: mid-term results from a matched propensity score analysis of 5422 unselected patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:760-767.
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  68. ROH HF, Kim J, Nam SH, Kim JM, et al
    Pulmonary resection for patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis based on survival outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:673-678.
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    September 2017
  69. MASSEY JNR, Suvarna SK, Krawczyk K, Hunter S, et al
    Spindle cell sarcoma of the mitral valve: a rare indication for mitral valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  70. LUTHRA S, Leiva-Juarez MM, John A, Matuszewski M, et al
    A second arterial conduit to the circumflex circulation significantly improves survival after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 12. doi: 10.1093.
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  71. QURESHI SH, Boulemden A, Szafranek A, Vohra H, et al
    Meta-analysis of sutureless technology versus standard aortic valve replacement and transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 12. doi: 10.1093.
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  72. KIM HJ, Kim JB, Jung SH, Choo SJ, et al
    Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with severe chronic kidney disease: a propensity score-weighted analysis on the impact of on-pump versus off-pump strategies.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 11. doi: 10.1093.
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  73. INCI I, Iskender I, Ehrsam J, Caviezel C, et al
    Previous lung volume reduction surgery does not negatively affect survival after lung transplantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 8. doi: 10.1093.
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  74. GOZDEK M, Raffa GM, Suwalski P, Kolodziejczak M, et al
    Comparative performance of transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation versus conventional surgical redo aortic valve replacement in patients with degenerated aortic valve bioprostheses: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 8. doi: 10.1093.
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  75. TSUNEYOSHI H, Komiya T, Kadota K, Shimamoto T, et al
    Coronary artery bypass surgery is superior to second generation drug-eluting stents in three-vessel coronary artery disease: a propensity score matched analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:462-468.
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  76. BERDAJS D, Kolh P
    Percutaneous coronary interventions with second-generation drug-eluting stent versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: mid-term results.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:469-470.
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  77. VERGNAT M, Asfour B, Arenz C, Suchowerskyj P, et al
    Contemporary results of aortic valve repair for congenital disease: lessons for management and staged strategy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:581-587.
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  78. TWEDDELL JS
    Are complex aortic valve repairs a real alternative to replacement in children?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:588-589.
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    August 2017
  79. JANIEC M, Dimberg A, Nazari Shafti TZ, Lagerqvist B, et al
    No improvements in long-term outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting with arterial grafts as a second conduit: a Swedish nationwide registry study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 28. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  80. SA MPBO, Soares AF, Miranda RGA, Araujo ML, et al
    Stopping versus continuing acetylsalicylic acid before coronary artery bypass surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 14 randomized controlled trials with 4499 patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. doi: 10.1093.
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  81. SCHILLER W, Barnewold L, Kazmaier T, Beckmann A, et al
    The German Aortic Valve Score II.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. doi: 10.1093.
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  82. D'ONOFRIO A, Gerosa G
    Technique versus technology and the (r)evolution of cardiac surgery: a professional journey from classical surgery to embracing intervention.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 3. doi: 10.1093.
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    July 2017
  83. MAO Y, Chi C, Yang F, Zhou J, et al
    The identification of sub-centimetre nodules by near-infrared fluorescence thoracoscopic systems in pulmonary resection surgeries.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 27. doi: 10.1093.
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  84. MOSER B, Jaksch P, Taghavi S, Murakozy G, et al
    Lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension on intraoperative and postoperatively prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation provides optimally controlled reperfusion and excellent outcome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 27. doi: 10.1093.
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  85. HIRAOKA A, Fukushima S, Miyagawa S, Yoshikawa Y, et al
    Quantity and quality of graft flow in coronary artery bypass grafting is associated with cardiac computed tomography study-based anatomical and functional parameters.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 21. doi: 10.1093.
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  86. PERIKLEOUS P, Bilancia R, Oey I, Waller DA, et al
    Hybrid bilobectomy for treatment of an early-stage lung cancer in a patient with severe emphysema using the benefits of lung volume reduction.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 21. doi: 10.1093.
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  87. D'ONOFRIO A, Salizzoni S, Filippini C, Agrifoglio M, et al
    Transapical aortic valve replacement is a safe option in patients with poor left ventricular ejection fraction: results from the Italian Transcatheter Balloon-Expandable Registry (ITER).
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 20. doi: 10.1093.
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  88. HECKER M, Hecker A, Kramm T, Askevold I, et al
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