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    October 2019
  1. MODOLO R, Chichareon P, van Klaveren D, Dressler O, et al
    Impact of non-respect of SYNTAX score II recommendation for surgery in patients with left main coronary artery disease treated by percutaneous coronary intervention: an EXCEL substudy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: 5588522. doi: 10.1093.
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  2. LOBO FILHO JG, Lobo Filho HG, Pimentel MD
    Bilateral internal thoracic artery versus left internal thoracic artery and saphenous vein grafting in coronary artery bypass surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: 5581372. doi: 10.1093.
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  3. WAHBA A, Milojevic M, Boer C, De Somer FMJJ, et al
    2019 EACTS/EACTA/EBCP guidelines on cardiopulmonary bypass in adult cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Oct 2. pii: 5579823. doi: 10.1093.
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    September 2019
  4. SCHAEFER A, Schofer N, Gossling A, Seiffert M, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in low-risk patients: a propensity score-matched analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: 5576151. doi: 10.1093.
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  5. VON SCHEIDT M, Bongiovanni D, Tebbe U, Nowak B, et al
    Ticagrelor-based antiplatelet regimens in patients treated with coronary artery bypass grafting: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: 5576155. doi: 10.1093.
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  6. RAJA SG, Garg S, Soni MK, Rochon M, et al
    On-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting for patients needing at least two grafts: comparative outcomes at 20 years.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: 5573041. doi: 10.1093.
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  7. CHEN C, Zhang X, Gu C, Wang Y, et al
    Surgery performed at night by continuously working surgeons contributes to a higher incidence of intraoperative complications in video-assisted thoracoscopic pulmonary resection: a large monocentric retrospective study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: 5572143. doi: 10.1093.
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  8. POLITI MT, Ochoa F, Netti V, Ferreyra R, et al
    Changes in cardiac Aquaporin expression during aortic valve replacement surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: 5571459. doi: 10.1093.
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    August 2019
  9. SANDNER SE, Nolz R, Loewe C, Gregorich M, et al
    Routine preoperative aortic computed tomography angiography is associated with reduced risk of stroke in coronary artery bypass grafting: a propensity-matched analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: 5555936. doi: 10.1093.
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  10. GAUDINO M, Schwann T, Puskas J, Kolh P, et al
    Analyse the evidence, generate new evidence and apply the evidence: cardiac surgery is not only about cutting and sewing.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Aug 21. pii: 5552790. doi: 10.1093.
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  11. SCHNEIDER AW, Hazekamp MG, Versteegh MIM, de Weger A, et al
    Reinterventions after freestyle stentless aortic valve replacement: an assessment of procedural risks.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Aug 19. pii: 5551385. doi: 10.1093.
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    July 2019
  12. YANG Y, Zhu Y, Tang C, Yang Q, et al
    Predictors of early vein graft failure after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: angiocomputed tomographic results of 233 patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 13. pii: 5532164. doi: 10.1093.
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  13. RAATZ A, Schober M, Zant R, Cesnjevar R, et al
    Risk factors for chylothorax and persistent serous effusions after congenital heart surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: 5530691. doi: 10.1093.
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  14. ZENG X, An J, Lin R, Dong C, et al
    Prediction of complications after paediatric cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 6. pii: 5529299. doi: 10.1093.
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  15. BOATENG P, Bolman RM, Zilla P
    Cardiac surgery for the forgotten millions: the way forward. Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance (CSIA) Site Selection Criteria.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 5. pii: 5529182. doi: 10.1093.
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    June 2019
  16. GUIDA GA, Guida GA, Bruno VD, Zakkar M, et al
    Left thoracotomy approach for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery: 15 years of experience in 2500 consecutive patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 17. pii: 5519679. doi: 10.1093.
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  17. FUJITA B, Schmidt T, Bleiziffer S, Bauer T, et al
    Impact of new pacemaker implantation following surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement on 1-year outcome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 14. pii: 5519109. doi: 10.1093.
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  18. BELLEY-COTE EP, Lamy A, Devereaux PJ, Kavsak P, et al
    Definitions of post-coronary artery bypass grafting myocardial infarction: variations in incidence and prognostic significance.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 10. pii: 5513289. doi: 10.1093.
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  19. TAGGART DP
    Implications of the 10-year outcomes of the Arterial Revascularization Trial (ART) for multiple arterial grafts during coronary artery bypass graft.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jun 5. pii: 5511578. doi: 10.1093.
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    May 2019
  20. FREEMANTLE N, Irs A, De Paulis R, Pagano D, et al
    Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement: what does the latest evidence tell us?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 25. pii: 5498746. doi: 10.1093.
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  21. NORDMEYER S, Hellmeier F, Yevtushenko P, Kelm M, et al
    Abnormal aortic flow profiles persist after aortic valve replacement in the majority of patients with aortic valve disease: how model-based personalized therapy planning could improve results. A pilot study approach.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 25. pii: 5498749. doi: 10.1093.
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  22. ISHII Y, Kumita SI, Nitta T
    Therapeutic efficacy of coronary artery bypass grafting evaluated by hybrid cardiac single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography imaging.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 20. pii: 5492369. doi: 10.1093.
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  23. SHUHAIBER J
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement and thrombus formation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 20. pii: 5492364. doi: 10.1093.
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  24. PANOULAS VF, Ilsley CJ, Kalogeras K, Khan H, et al
    Coronary artery bypass confers intermediate-term survival benefit over percutaneous coronary intervention with new-generation stents in real-world patients with multivessel coronary artery disease, including left main disease: a retrospective analysis
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: 5488148. doi: 10.1093.
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  25. DI EUSANIO M, Cefarelli M, Berretta P, Capestro F, et al
    Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement with a catheter-based cerebral protection system: transferring percutaneous technologies into a surgical intervention.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May 5. pii: 5485814. doi: 10.1093.
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    April 2019
  26. GOLDSTONE AB, Baiocchi M, Wypij D, Stopp C, et al
    The Bayley-III scale may underestimate neurodevelopmental disability after cardiac surgery in infantsdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 21. pii: 5475811. doi: 10.1093.
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  27. ZIENTARA A, Rings L, Bruijnen H, Dzemali O, et al
    Early silent graft failure in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: a computed tomography analysisdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 21. pii: 5475813. doi: 10.1093.
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    March 2019
  28. THUIJS DJFM, Bekker MWA, Taggart DP, Kappetein AP, et al
    Improving coronary artery bypass grafting: a systematic review and meta-analysis on the impact of adopting transit-time flow measurement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 25. pii: 5419275. doi: 10.1093.
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  29. KITAHARA H, Hirai T, Nathan S, Balkhy HH, et al
    First report of a hybrid robotic beating-heart quadruple totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass: toward complete revascularization.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 16. pii: 5382187. doi: 10.1093.
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  30. WALLGREN S, Nielsen S, Pan E, Pivodic A, et al
    A single sequential snake saphenous vein graft versus separate left and right vein grafts in coronary artery bypass surgery: a population-based cohort study from the SWEDEHEART registrydagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 5. pii: 5369794. doi: 10.1093.
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    February 2019
  31. BERRETTA P, Andreas M, Carrel TP, Solinas M, et al
    Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement with sutureless and rapid deployment valves: a report from an international registry (Sutureless and Rapid Deployment International Registry)dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 28. pii: 5366940. doi: 10.1093.
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  32. SOMMERSTEIN R, Atkinson A, Kuster SP, Thurneysen M, et al
    Antimicrobial prophylaxis and the prevention of surgical site infection in cardiac surgery: an analysis of 21 007 patients in Switzerlanddagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 22. pii: 5363248. doi: 10.1093.
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  33. TAM DY, Wijeysundera HC, Ouzounian M, Fremes SE, et al
    Corrigendum to 'The Ross procedure versus mechanical aortic valve replacement in young patients: a decision analysis' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018; doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezy414]dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 18. pii: 5333148. doi: 10.1093.
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  34. SANTARPINO G, Dell'Aquila AM
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement and postoperative pacemaker implantation: early implants or patients at risk?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 15. pii: 5321145. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Text format    


  35. KILIC A, Gleason TG, Kagawa H, Kilic A, et al
    Institutional volume affects long-term survival following lung transplantation in the USA.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Feb 2. pii: 5306117. doi: 10.1093.
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  36. BEYERSDORF F
    Re: Cardiac surgical operative training: a disincentivized necessity.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;55:177-178.
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    January 2019
  37. NEZIC D
    Should we really ignore the EuroSCORE II to assess the in-hospital mortality in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 31. pii: 5305070. doi: 10.1093.
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  38. PETRICEVIC M, Jeppsson A, Kolh P
    Optimal timing to discontinue ticagrelor before cardiac surgery: do we need additional evidence?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 31. pii: 5305069. doi: 10.1093.
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  39. CHRISTOFF AS, Winlaw DS, Curtin J, Barnes EH, et al
    Recombinant activated factor VII in neonatal cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 31. pii: 5305050. doi: 10.1093.
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  40. XU H, Duan Y, Yuan X, Wu H, et al
    Residual left ventricular hypertrophy with adverse clinical outcomes in patients with severe aortic stenosis and asymmetric septal hypertrophy after aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 28. pii: 5303701. doi: 10.1093.
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  41. SANTARPINO G, Berretta P, Fischlein T, Carrel TP, et al
    Operative outcome of patients at low, intermediate, high and 'very high' surgical risk undergoing isolated aortic valve replacement with sutureless and rapid deployment prostheses: results of the SURD-IR registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: 5301486. doi: 10.1093.
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  42. EVORA PRB, Albuquerque AAS
    The 2018 ESC/EACTS guidelines on myocardial revascularization still does not address the issue of disease-free saphenous vein grafts at the time of redo coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: 5301637. doi: 10.1093.
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  43. SA MPBO, de Carvalho MMB, Sobral Filho DC, Cavalcanti LRP, et al
    Surgical aortic valve replacement and patient-prosthesis mismatch: a meta-analysis of 108 182 patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 16. pii: 5290003. doi: 10.1093.
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  44. RANUCCI M, de Vincentiis C, Menicanti L, La Rovere MT, et al
    A gender-based analysis of the obesity paradox in cardiac surgery: height for women, weight for men?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 16. pii: 5290001. doi: 10.1093.
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  45. AXTELL AL, Fiedler AG, Lewis G, Melnitchouk S, et al
    Reoperative sternotomy is associated with increased early mortality after cardiac transplantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 10. pii: 5288124. doi: 10.1093.
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  46. TATOULIS J, Wynne R
    Hospitalizations following coronary artery bypass: more than we think! An Australian perspective.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 10. pii: 5285827. doi: 10.1093.
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  47. BUTT JH, Olsen PS, Torp-Pedersen C, Gislason GH, et al
    Burden and causes for hospitalizations following coronary artery bypass grafting: a nationwide cohort study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 10. pii: 5285845. doi: 10.1093.
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  48. SPADACCIO C, Gaudino MFL
    Are we doing a good job with coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 10. pii: 5285842. doi: 10.1093.
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  49. ORLOV OI, Kaleda VI, Shah VN, Nguyen C, et al
    Ministernotomy aortic valve surgery in patients with prior patent mammary artery grafts after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 10. pii: 5285844. doi: 10.1093.
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  50. RODRIGUEZ-CAULO EA, Macias D, Adsuar A, Ferreiro A, et al
    Biological or mechanical prostheses for isolated aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50-65 years: the ANDALVALVE study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 3. pii: 5272476. doi: 10.1093.
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  51. LIO A, Ranocchi F, Cammardella AG, Musumeci F, et al
    Unusual case of coronary stent dislodgement into the aortic root from the left coronary ostium.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jan 3. pii: 5272696. doi: 10.1093.
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  52. CZERNY M, Schmidli J, Bertoglio L, Carrel T, et al
    Clinical cases referring to diagnosis and management of patients with thoracic aortic pathologies involving the aortic arch: a companion document of the 2018 European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and the European Society for Vascula
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;55:163-171.
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  53. JEPPSSON A, Beyersdorf F
    New Guidelines and Position papers in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;55:1-3.
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  54. CZERNY M, Schmidli J, Adler S, van den Berg JC, et al
    Current options and recommendations for the treatment of thoracic aortic pathologies involving the aortic arch: an expert consensus document of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic surgery (EACTS) and the European Society for Vascular Surgery
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;55:133-162.
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  55. BATCHELOR TJP, Rasburn NJ, Abdelnour-Berchtold E, Brunelli A, et al
    Guidelines for enhanced recovery after lung surgery: recommendations of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS(R)) Society and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS).
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;55:91-115.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  56. SOUSA-UVA M, Neumann FJ, Ahlsson A, Alfonso F, et al
    2018 ESC/EACTS Guidelines on myocardial revascularization.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;55:4-90.
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  57. BIBBY AC, Dorn P, Psallidas I, Porcel JM, et al
    ERS/EACTS statement on the management of malignant pleural effusions.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019;55:116-132.
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    December 2018
  58. SOUSA-UVA M, Gaudino M, Schwann T, Acar C, et al
    Corrigendum to 'Radial artery as a conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting: a state-of-the-art primer' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018; 54:971-976]dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 27. pii: 5265285. doi: 10.1093.
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  59. HUANG X, Redfors B, Chen S, Liu Y, et al
    Impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on prognosis after percutaneous coronary intervention and bypass surgery for left main coronary artery disease: an analysis from the EXCEL trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 27. pii: 5265260. doi: 10.1093.
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  60. LAM KY, Akca F, Verberkmoes NJ, van Dijk C, et al
    Conduction disorders and impact on survival after sutureless aortic valve replacement compared to conventional stented bioprostheses.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 15. pii: 5250377. doi: 10.1093.
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  61. NISHIGAWA K, Fukui T, Hagiya K, Tobaru T, et al
    Propensity score-matched analysis of coronary artery bypass grafting versus second-generation drug-eluting stents for triple-vessel disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 14. pii: 5248188. doi: 10.1093.
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  62. MOSCARELLI M, Fiorentino F, Suleiman MS, Emanueli C, et al
    Remote ischaemic preconditioning in isolated aortic valve and coronary artery bypass surgery: a randomized trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. pii: 5240933. doi: 10.1093.
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  63. FUREDER L, Bohmig GA, Schaefer AK, Steinlechner B, et al
    Extracorporeal immunoadsorption in heparin- and protamine-induced thrombocytopaenia prior to cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 11. pii: 5238847. doi: 10.1093.
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  64. TAM DY, Wijeysundera HC, Ouzounian M, Fremes SE, et al
    The Ross procedure versus mechanical aortic valve replacement in young patients: a decision analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 7. pii: 5232667. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  65. DASHWOOD MR
    Why 'EXTENT' for coronary artery bypass surgery when the saphenous vein should need no support?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Dec 6. pii: 5232600. doi: 10.1093.
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  66. GAUDINO M, Fremes S, Kolh P
    Is the non-use of a saphenous vein graft the true question in coronary surgery?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;54:1100-1101.
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  67. COLLI A, Bizzotto E, Besola L, Gerosa G, et al
    Reply to Tomsic et al.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;54:1148.
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    November 2018
  68. BARBATO L, Grasso MA, Spagnolo S
    In-stent restenosis in the left anterior descending coronary artery: what is the solution for diffuse disease? Patch reconstruction and coronary artery bypass grafting-surgery as the first option in complex coronary artery disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Nov 15. pii: 5184847. doi: 10.1093.
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  69. SCHAEFER AK, Donhauser B, Kroeckel I, Fureder L, et al
    Heparin-induced thrombocytopaenia diagnostic testing after adult cardiac surgery: a single-centre experience and development.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Nov 5. pii: 5161204. doi: 10.1093.
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  70. CARREL T
    Should the porcelain aorta be revisited in the era of transcatheter aortic valve replacement?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: 5156202. doi: 10.1093.
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    October 2018
  71. SOUSA-UVA M, Gaudino M, Schwann T, Acar C, et al
    Radial artery as a conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting: a state-of-the-art primer.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Oct 30. pii: 5146781. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Text format    


  72. NILSSON T, Wallinder A, Henriksen I, Nilsson JC, et al
    Lung transplantation after ex vivo lung perfusion in two Scandinavian centres.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Oct 29. pii: 5146506. doi: 10.1093.
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  73. KURLANSKY P, Tatoulis J, Kolh P
    The cathexis of bilateral internal mammary artery grafting and where to best devote our energy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;54:707-709.
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  74. VARELA G, Jimenez MF
    Re: Digital chest drainage is better than traditional chest drainage following pulmonary surgery: a meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;54:642-643.
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    September 2018
  75. VERVOORT D
    Global cardiac surgery: a wake-up call.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: 5107796. doi: 10.1093.
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  76. SHUDO Y, Kasinpila P, Lingala B, Kim FY, et al
    Heart-lung transplantation over the past 10 years: an up-to-date concept.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: 5107797. doi: 10.1093.
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  77. LI Y, Yan S, Gao S, Liu M, et al
    Effect of an intra-aortic balloon pump with venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation on mortality of patients with cardiogenic shock: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Sep 24. pii: 5106356. doi: 10.1093.
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  78. YOSHIO T, Uchimuro T, Wada K, Takanashi S, et al
    Rupture of the papillary muscle: a rare complication during percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy successfully treated by surgical mitral valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Sep 4. pii: 5090797. doi: 10.1093.
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  79. ZILLA P, Bolman RM, Yacoub MH, Beyersdorf F, et al
    The Cape Town declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;54:407-410.
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  80. KENDALL MC
    Intraoperative analgesic regimens may affect postoperative pain: single-port versus multi-port video-assisted thoracic surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;54:613-614.
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  81. LI Q, Xie D, Shi H, Jiang G, et al
    Reply to Kendall.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;54:614.
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    August 2018
  82. THUIJS DJFM, Head SJ, Stone GW, Puskas JD, et al
    Outcomes following surgical revascularization with single versus bilateral internal thoracic arterial grafts in patients with left main coronary artery disease undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: insights from the EXCEL trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Aug 27. pii: 5084884. doi: 10.1093.
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  83. CHIU P, Goldstone AB, Woo YJ
    Would evolving recommendations for mechanical mitral valve replacement further raise the bar for successful mitral valve repair?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Aug 24. pii: 5079306. doi: 10.1093.
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  84. WATANABE Y, Naganuma T, Kitanaka Y, Nakamura S, et al
    Thromboembolic acute myocardial infarction after aortic valve replacement using the Freestyle stentless aortic bioprosthesis with subcoronary valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Aug 10. pii: 5070403. doi: 10.1093.
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  85. KUO CC, Chang HH, Hsing CH, Hii HP, et al
    Corrigendum to: 'Robotic mitral valve replacements with bioprosthetic valves in 52 patients: experience from a tertiary referral hospital' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018; doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezy134].
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Aug 8. pii: 5068215. doi: 10.1093.
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  86. FINDEISEN A, Arefian H, Doenst T, Hagel S, et al
    Economic burden of surgical site infections in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Aug 6. pii: 5067036. doi: 10.1093.
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    July 2018
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    The Ross procedure versus prosthetic and homograft aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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