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    May 2022
  1. DALOS D, Haaser SS, Hofer F, Kazem N, et al
    The Impact of Left Atrial Mechanics on Adverse Events and Clinical Outcome After Cardiac Surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 10. pii: 6583179. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. NEZIC D
    Comparison of in-hospital mortality and 30-day mortality in cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 10. pii: 6583180. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  3. KALISNIK JM, Bauer A, Vogt FA, Stickl FJ, et al
    Artificial intelligence-based early detection of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 6. pii: 6581706. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. CHAN J, Dimagli A, Dong T, Fudulu DP, et al
    Trend and factors associated with multiple arterial revascularisation in coronary artery bypass grafting in the United Kingdom.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 May 2. pii: 6576628. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. TRAVIN N, Dalinin V
    Treatment strategy for patients with chronic coronary disease: surgical data versus big data-who is right?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1162-1163.
    PubMed    


  6. SANTARPINO G, Nasso G, Peivandi AD, Avolio M, et al
    Comparison between the age, creatinine and ejection fraction II score and the European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation II: which score for which patient?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1118-1122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. SCHAEFER AK, Riebandt J, Bernardi MH, Distelmaier K, et al
    Fate of patients weaned from post-cardiotomy extracorporeal life support.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1178-1185.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. FENG Q, He X
    Posterior mediastinal arteriovenous haemangioma.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1199-1200.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. FRIBERG O
    The power of randomized controlled trials.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1142-1143.
    PubMed    


  10. VOS RJ, van Putte BP, de Mol BAJM, Hoogewerf M, et al
    Application of local gentamicin in the treatment of deep sternal wound infection: a randomized controlled trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1135-1141.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. ROCCO G
    Garbage in, garbage out.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1020-1021.
    PubMed    


  12. CHOE SI, Ben-Avi R, Begum H, Pearce K, et al
    Contemporary trends in the level of evidence in general thoracic surgery clinical research.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1012-1019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. FRANCICA A, Vaccarin A, Dobson GP, Rossetti C, et al
    Short-term outcome of adenosine-lidocaine-magnesium polarizing cardioplegia in humans.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1125-1132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. KARI FA, Uzdenov M, Kroll J, Bohnens H, et al
    Transposition of great arteries with left outflow tract obstruction and non-committed VSD: surgical management and late results.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:1043-1053.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2022
  15. NASHEF SAM
    The liver, cardiac surgery and EuroSCORE.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 28. pii: 6575311. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  16. BORTOLOTTI U, Vendramin I, Livi U
    SURGICAL AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT optimizing the small aortic annulus size.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 22. pii: 6572343. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  17. TASOUDIS PT, Varvoglis DN, Vitkos E, Mylonas KS, et al
    Mechanical versus Bioprosthetic Valve for Aortic Valve Replacement: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Reconstructed Individual Participant Data.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 21. pii: 6571808. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  18. Corrigendum to: Incidence and 1-year outcome of periprocedural myocardial infarction following cardiac surgery: are the Universal Definition and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention criteria fit for purpose? [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 21. pii: 6571731. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  19. EL-SAYED AHMAD A, Bayram A, Salamate S, Sirat S, et al
    Percutaneous versus surgical femoral access in minimally invasive cardiac operations.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 20. pii: 6571691. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. KOECHLIN L, Eckstein FS
    Vascular closure devices in minimally invasive cardiac surgery: nice to have or must have?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 20. pii: 6571690. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  21. ORAII A, Masoudkabir F, Pashang M, Jalali A, et al
    Effect of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation on Early and Mid-Term Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 20. pii: 6571148. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. PETRICEVIC M
    Adherence to guidelines improves outcomes in coronary artery surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 19. pii: 6570168. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  23. BUTZ M, Gerriets T, Sammer G, El-Shazly J, et al
    Effects of postoperative cognitive training on neurocognitive decline after heart surgery: A randomized clinical trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 12. pii: 6567628. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. SANKAR NM, Jayakrishnan S, Baby P
    Coronary artery bypass surgery in the UK, trends in the last 15 years.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 8. pii: 6565339. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  25. DE SILVESTRO AA, Kruger B, Steger C, Feldmann M, et al
    Cerebral desaturation during neonatal congenital heart surgery is associated with perioperative brain structure alterations but not with neurodevelopmental outcome at 1 year.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 4. pii: 6563077. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  26. HEIMISDOTTIR AA, Nielsen SJ, Karlsson M, Jeppsson A, et al
    Long-term outcome of patients undergoing re-exploration for bleeding following cardiac surgery: a SWEDEHEART study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 29. pii: 6555495. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. DE BEAUFORT HWL, Roefs MM, Daeter EJ, Heijmen RH, et al
    Impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on volume of thoracic aortic surgery on a national level.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:854-859.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. PIPERATA A, Fiocco A, Cavicchiolo A, Ponzoni M, et al
    Carpentier-Edwards Magna Ease bioprosthesis: a multicentre clinical experience and 12-year durability.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:888-896.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. KUDO Y, Shimada Y, Matsubayashi J, Kitamura Y, et al
    Artificial intelligence analysis of three-dimensional imaging data derives factors associated with postoperative recurrence in patients with radiologically solid-predominant small-sized lung cancers.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:751-760.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. KITAMURA S, Tachimori H, Murakami A, Kawata H, et al
    Mortality analysis of arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries with and without ventricular septal defect.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:797-804.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. HATTORI A, Matsunaga T, Fukui M, Takamochi K, et al
    Prognosis of epidermal growth factor receptor-mutated stage I lung adenocarcinoma with radiologically solid features.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:769-777.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. KAN-O M, Kimura S, Shiose A
    Left atrial myxoma resection through right mini-thoracotomy in a patient with retrosternal gastric tube.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:960-962.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. YAMAGUCHI H, Sato M, Yamamoto K, Ueda K, et al
    Virtual-assisted lung mapping in sublobar resection of small pulmonary nodules, long-term results.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:761-768.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. THUIJS DJFM, Davierwala P, Milojevic M, Deo SV, et al
    Long-term survival after coronary bypass surgery with multiple versus single arterial grafts.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:925-933.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. PIPERATA A, Watanabe M, Pernot M, Metras A, et al
    Unilateral versus bilateral cerebral perfusion during aortic surgery for acute type A aortic dissection: a multicentre study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:828-835.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. MULLER LC
    Is minimally invasive mitral valve surgery equal to or worse than a full sternotomy: a perspective from the Netherlands National Heart Registration.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 23. pii: 6552797. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  37. GASPAROVIC I, Artemiou P, Hulman M
    Intimal aortic atherosclerosis in cardiac surgery: surgical strategies to prevent embolic stroke.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 22. pii: 6551874. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  38. SANDNER SE, Donovan TJ, Edelstein S, Puskas JD, et al
    Effects of the harvesting technique and external stenting on progression of vein graft disease 2 years after coronary artery bypass.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 21. pii: 6551534. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. GLASER N, Sartipy U
    Stress ulcer prophylaxis in the cardiac surgery intensive care unit.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 11. pii: 6546748. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  40. ASCIONE G, Denti P
    New challenges in the era of low-intermediate risk transcatheter aortic valve replacement: surgery for infective endocarditis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 7. pii: 6543559. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


    February 2022
  41. FIROZ A, Kashem M, Zhao H, Geier S, et al
    Human leukocyte antigen mismatch on lung transplantation outcomes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 28. pii: 6538732. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. CALAFIORE AM, Haverich A, Gaudino M, Di Mauro M, et al
    Immunoreaction to xenogenic tissue in cardiac surgery: alpha-Gal and beyond.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 25. pii: 6535925. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  43. WIESMUELLER F, Bryan DS, Krautz C, Grutzmann R, et al
    Predictors and severity of intestinal ischaemia following on-pump cardiac surgery: a retrospective, propensity-matched analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 25. pii: 6535923. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. BELLER JP, Strobel RJ, Teman NR
    'Everybody's working for the weekend': demonstrating the safety of elective cardiac surgery on the weekend.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 23. pii: 6534683. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  45. SAHA S, Joskowiak D, Marin-Cuartas M, Diab M, et al
    Surgery for infective endocarditis following low-intermediate risk transcatheter aortic valve replacement-a multicentre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 22. pii: 6534098. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. AKAR AR, Saricaoglu MC, Cakici M, Inan MB, et al
    Candida mediastinitis: alarming clinical entity from a case-matched comparative study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:531-532.
    PubMed    


  47. MARANTA F, Cianfanelli L, Grippo R, Alfieri O, et al
    Post-pericardiotomy syndrome: insights into neglected postoperative issues.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:505-514.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. NISHINA M, Mimura T, Kuraoka K, Yamashita Y, et al
    Thrombocytopaenia successfully treated by a multilocular thymic cyst resection.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:725-727.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. HJORTDAL VE
    The Fontan operation: when and why?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:495-496.
    PubMed    


  50. HRIBERNIK I, Thomson J, Ho A, English K, et al
    Comparative analysis of surgical and percutaneous pulmonary valve implants over a 20-year period.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:572-579.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. MOSCARELLI M, Lorusso R, Angelini GD, Di Bari N, et al
    Sex-specific differences and postoperative outcomes of minimally invasive and sternotomy valve surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:695-702.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. CAO JY, Marathe SP, Zannino D, Celermajer DS, et al
    Fontan operation at less than 3 years of age is not a risk factor for long-term failure.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:497-504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. HOGANSON DM, Piekarski BL, Quinonez LG, Kheir JJ, et al
    Patch augmentation of small ascending aorta during stage I procedure reduces the risk of morbidity and mortality.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:555-561.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. KUEHN C, Ruemke S, Rellecke P, Lichtenberg A, et al
    Wearable cardioverter defibrillator multicentre experience in a large cardiac surgery cohort at transient risk of sudden cardiac death.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 17. pii: 6529750. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. RAM E, Peled Y, Sarantsev I, Jamal T, et al
    Impact of pre-existing right or left bundle branch block on patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 15. pii: 6528954. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. GEROSA G, Thourani VH, Borger M, D'Onofrio A, et al
    Microinvasive cardiac surgery: when less is more-'render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and to the surgeon the things that are the surgeons''.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 14. pii: 6528408. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  57. BERRETTA P, Malvindi PG, Alfonsi J, Di Eusanio M, et al
    Surgical treatment of infective endocarditis: is there a role for rapid deployment aortic valve replacement?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 11. pii: 6527005. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  58. LEVINER DB, Zafrir B, Saliba W, Stein N, et al
    Biological or mechanical mitral valve replacement in patients 50-70 years of age-a propensity-adjusted analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 9. pii: 6524995. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. TALUKDER S, Dimagli A, Benedetto U, Gray A, et al
    Prognostic factors of 10-year mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a secondary analysis of the arterial revascularization trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 9. pii: 6525001. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. HEER T, von Scheidt M, Boening A, Heyken C, et al
    Prognostic impact of secondary prevention after coronary artery bypass grafting-insights from the TiCAB trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 9. pii: 6524992. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. SADLONOVA M, Nagel J, Becker S, Neumann S, et al
    Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of perioperative interventions in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: the randomized controlled I-COPE trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 7. pii: 6523882. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. YANG Y, Wang H, Song H, Hu X, et al
    A soft functional mitral valve model prepared by three-dimensional printing as an aid for an advanced mitral valve operation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 3. pii: 6521290. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. SARDARI NIA P
    Development of a soft three-dimensional replica of the mitral valve for procedural planning.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Feb 2. pii: 6520604. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


    January 2022
  64. PODESSER BK, Kiss A
    Editorial comments on 'Effects of ischaemic postconditioning in aortic valve replacement: a multicenter randomized controlled trial'.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 29. pii: 6517166. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  65. FUDULU DP, Dimagli A, Sinha S, Narayan P, et al
    Weekday and outcomes of elective cardiac surgery in the UK: a large retrospective database analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 29. pii: 6517171. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. ACHIM A, Leibundgut G
    FAME 3 fails to defame coronary artery bypass grafting: what went wrong in the percutaneous coronary intervention arm?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 29. pii: 6517162. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  67. JONSSON K, Barbu M, Nielsen SJ, Hafsteinsdottir B, et al
    Perioperative stroke and survival in coronary artery bypass grafting patients: a SWEDEHEART study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 25. pii: 6515398. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. HINTON J, Augustine M, Gabara L, Mariathas M, et al
    Incidence and 1-year outcome of periprocedural myocardial infarction following cardiac surgery: are the Universal Definition and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention criteria fit for purpose?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 25. pii: 6514981. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. COTI I, Werner P, Kaider A, Mach M, et al
    Rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement for patients with bicuspid aortic valve: a single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 24. pii: 6514631. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. HADDAD RN, Lange JM, Raisky O, Gaudin R, et al
    Indications and outcomes of cardiac catheterization following congenital heart surgery in children.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 24. pii: 6514630. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. MALVINDI PG, Berretta P, Alfonsi J, Di Eusanio M, et al
    Tissue aortic valve replacement: expectations and reality.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 24. pii: 6514628. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  72. INCI I, Ehrsam JP, Van Raemdonck D, Ceulemans LJ, et al
    Extracorporeal life support as a bridge to pulmonary retransplantation: prognostic factors for survival in a multicentre cohort analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:405-412.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. LOEBE M, Ghodsizad A
    Bridge to retransplant with ECMO.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:413-415.
    PubMed    


  74. SANTARPINO G, Nasso G, Mastroroberto P, Speziale G, et al
    Does it still make sense to publish papers on valve bioprostheses with a short-term follow-up?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:425-426.
    PubMed    


  75. KRAMER P, Ovroutski S
    Fontan conversion for Fontan failure: lessons from a vanishing craft.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:346-347.
    PubMed    


  76. CLEUZIOU J
    Can plastic be better than biological? What is the best material for reconstruction of the aortic arch in the Norwood procedure?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:336-337.
    PubMed    


  77. MASSIMI G, Ronco D, De Bonis M, Kowalewski M, et al
    Surgical treatment for post-infarction papillary muscle rupture: a multicentre study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:469-476.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. PADALINO MA, Ponzoni M, Castaldi B, Leoni L, et al
    Surgical management of failing Fontan circulation: results from 30 cases with 285 patient-years follow-up.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:338-345.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. SAMES-DOLZER E, Gierlinger G, Kreuzer M, Mair R, et al
    Aortic arch reconstruction in the Norwood procedure using a curved polytetrafluorethylene patch.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:329-335.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. PAPARELLA D
    New goals for coronary surgery: the road is difficult, but the path is clear.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:447-448.
    PubMed    


  81. SEASTEDT KP, Moukheiber D, Mahindre SA, Thammineni C, et al
    A scoping review of artificial intelligence applications in thoracic surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:239-248.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. TOKER A, Kakuturu J
    From learning how to fly to becoming a war pilot.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:297-298.
    PubMed    


  83. GOMEZ-HERNANDEZ MT, Fuentes MG, Novoa NM, Rodriguez I, et al
    The robotic surgery learning curve of a surgeon experienced in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery compared with his own video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery learning curve for anatomical lung resections.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:289-296.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. BELYAEV S, Herrmann FEM, Dashkevich A, Wenke K, et al
    Evaluation of a rapid deployment prosthesis strategy for the treatment of aortic valve endocarditis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 24. pii: 6514633. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. DUMFARTH J, Gasser S, Grimm M
    Concomitant replacement of the ascending aorta in aortic valve replacement-better safe than sorry?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 21. pii: 6513374. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  86. KEMPFERT J, Kofler M, Falk V, Sundermann SH, et al
    Minimally invasive endoscopic mitral valve repair-the new gold standard for degenerative mitral valve disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 13. pii: 6506554. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  87. MICHEL S, Buchholz S, Buech J, Veit T, et al
    Bridging patients in cardiogenic shock with a paracorporeal pulsatile biventricular assist device to heart transplantation-a single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jan 10. pii: 6502514. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2021
  88. PETERSEN RH
    Is complex segmentectomy safe?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;61:108-109.
    PubMed    


  89. BRUNELLI A
    Prolonged air leak following lung resection: a common but often underestimated problem.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;61:118-119.
    PubMed    


  90. HATTORI A, Takamochi K, Shiono S, Tsuboi M, et al
    Multicentre prospective observational study for pulmonary vein stump thrombus after anatomical lung resections.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;61:92-99.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. OKUBO Y, Yoshida Y, Yotsukura M, Nakagawa K, et al
    Complex segmentectomy is not a complex procedure relative to simple segmentectomy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;61:100-107.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. WITTEKIND SG, Redington A
    Functional outcomes after pulmonary valve replacement: how can we expect patients to rehabilitate if we do not help them?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;61:73-74.
    PubMed    


  93. WELL A, Stewart E, Mery CM
    Long-term outcomes after Fontan palliation-the many shades of blue.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;61:62-63.
    PubMed    


  94. DEL FRARI B, Blank C, Sigl S, Schwabegger AH, et al
    The questionable benefit of pectus excavatum repair on cardiopulmonary function: a prospective study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;61:75-82.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. SCHAFSTEDDE M, Nordmeyer S, Schleiger A, Nordmeyer J, et al
    Persisting and reoccurring cyanosis after Fontan operation is associated with increased late mortality.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;61:54-61.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. DANTON MHD
    Right ventricular remodelling in hypoplastic left heart syndrome following Fontan completion.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;61:43-44.
    PubMed    


  97. RAANANI E, Schwammenthal E, Moshkovitz Y, Cohen H, et al
    Repair with annuloplasty only of balanced bileaflet mitral valve prolapse with severe regurgitation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Dec 23. pii: 6481621. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. BARILI F, Freemantle N, Musumeci F, Martin B, et al
    Five-year outcomes in trials comparing transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement: a pooled meta-analysis of reconstructed time-to-event data.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Dec 16. pii: 6464130. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. CHIARIELLO GA, Romagnoli E, Biondi-Zoccai G, Frati G, et al
    Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis: Pat Garrett versus Billy the Kid?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Dec 16. pii: 6464131. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


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    May 2020
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  391. FINSTERER J
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  392. PAPAKONSTANTINOU NA, Baikoussis NG
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    March 2020
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    L4 lymph node dissection in left-side operable non-small-cell lung cancer: one size fits all?
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    February 2020
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    January 2020
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    December 2019
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    November 2019
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    October 2019
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    September 2019
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    August 2019
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    July 2019
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    June 2019
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    May 2019
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    April 2019
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    March 2019
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    February 2019
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    January 2019
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    December 2018
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    November 2018
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    October 2018
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