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    November 2018
  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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
  4. 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.
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  5. 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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    September 2018
  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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    August 2018
  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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
  16. MCCLURE GR, Belley-Cote EP, Um K, Gupta S, et al
    The Ross procedure versus prosthetic and homograft aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 31. pii: 5062262. doi: 10.1093.
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  17. VARELA G, Novoa NM
    Re: Oncological results of full thoracoscopic major pulmonary resections for clinical Stage I non-small-cell lung cancer.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 27. pii: 5060691. doi: 10.1093.
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  18. LUTZ JA, Seguin-Givelet A, Grigoroiu M, Brian E, et al
    Oncological results of full thoracoscopic major pulmonary resections for clinical Stage I non-small-cell lung cancer.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 24. pii: 5058116. doi: 10.1093.
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  19. 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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  20. 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
  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. MAZUR P, Natorska J, Sobczyk D, Gaweda B, et al
    Plasma fibrin clot properties affect blood loss after surgical aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jun 21. pii: 5042264. doi: 10.1093.
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  24. 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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  25. 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
  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. YOUNG CP, Sinha S, Vohra HA
    Outcomes of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53.
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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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
  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. CASTELLA M
    The New 2016 European Society of Cardiology/European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Guidelines: Enough Guidance? Enough Evidence?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53.
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    March 2018
  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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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  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. 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
  54. 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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  55. 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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  56. 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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  57. 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.
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  58. 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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  59. 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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  60. 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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  61. 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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  62. 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
  63. 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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  64. 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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  65. 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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  66. 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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  67. 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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  68. 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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  69. LI Q, Sihoe A, Wang H, Gonzalez-Rivas D, et al
    Short-term outcomes of single- versus multi-port video-assisted thoracic surgery in mediastinal diseases.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:216-220.
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  70. BJERREGAARD LS, Jensen PF, Bigler DR, Petersen RH, et al
    High-dose methylprednisolone in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy: a randomized controlled trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:209-215.
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  71. WANG ML, Wang YP, Hung MH, Hsu HH, et al
    Is fibre-optic bronchoscopy necessary to confirm the position of rigid-angled endobronchial blockers before thoracic surgery? A randomized controlled trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:241-246.
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  72. XIAO F, Yu Q, Zhang Z, Liu D, et al
    Novel perspective to evaluate the safety of segmentectomy: clinical significance of lobar and segmental lymph node metastasis in cT1N0M0 lung adenocarcinoma.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:228-234.
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  73. CHO S, Kim WH, Choi ES, Kwak JG, et al
    Outcomes after extracardiac Fontan procedure with a 16-mm polytetrafluoroethylene conduit.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:269-275.
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  74. PIEROG J, Tamo L, Fakin R, Kocher G, et al
    Bone marrow stem cells modified with human interleukin 10 attenuate acute rejection in rat lung allotransplantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:194-200.
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  75. HAMASAKI A, Uchida T, Sadahiro M
    Simple and safe removal modification of the HEARTSTRING device.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:282-283.
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  76. AISSAOUI N, Morshuis M, Maoulida H, Salem JE, et al
    Management of end-stage heart failure patients with or without ventricular assist device: an observational comparison of clinical and economic outcomes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:170-177.
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  77. JEPPSSON A, Petricevic M, Kolh P, Valgimigli M, et al
    2017 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) focused update on dual antiplatelet therapy in collaboration with the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;53:3-4.
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    December 2017
  78. 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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  79. 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.
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  80. 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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  81. 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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  82. 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
  83. 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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  84. 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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  85. 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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  86. 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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  87. 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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