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    January 2020
  1. KHAN A, Aslam A, Satti KN, Ashiq S, et al
    Infective endocarditis post-transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), microbiological profile and clinical outcomes: A systematic review.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0225077.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  2. BERASTEGUI C, Gomez-Olles S, Mendoza-Valderrey A, Pereira-Veiga T, et al
    Use of serum KL-6 level for detecting patients with restrictive allograft syndrome after lung transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0226488.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  3. MAIER A, Hammerich B, Humburger F, Brieschal T, et al
    A logistic regression analysis comparing minimalistic approach and intubation anaesthesia in patients undergoing transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227345.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  4. WRESSNEGGER A, Prosch H, Moser B, Klepetko W, et al
    Chest CT in patients after lung transplantation: A retrospective analysis to evaluate impact on image quality and radiation dose using spectral filtration tin-filtered imaging.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228376.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  5. LU G, Zhang Y
    Long non-coding RNA ATB promotes human non-small cell lung cancer proliferation and metastasis by suppressing miR-141-3p.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229118.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  6. WIETLISBACH M, Benden C, Koutsokera A, Jahn K, et al
    Perceptions towards physical activity in adult lung transplant recipients with cystic fibrosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229296.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  7. ZHAO H, Liu M, Chen Z, Mei K, et al
    Dose-response analysis between hemoglobin A1c and risk of atrial fibrillation in patients with and without known diabetes.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227262.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  8. ABEL F, Murke F, Gaida M, Garnier N, et al
    Extracellular vesicles isolated from patients undergoing remote ischemic preconditioning decrease hypoxia-evoked apoptosis of cardiomyoblasts after isoflurane but not propofol exposure.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228948.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  9. NORTH PE, Ziegler E, Mahnke DK, Stamm KD, et al
    Cell-free DNA donor fraction analysis in pediatric and adult heart transplant patients by multiplexed allele-specific quantitative PCR: Validation of a rapid and highly sensitive clinical test for stratification of rejection probability.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227385.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  10. REANO JDP, Shiu LAB, Miralles KV, Dimalala MGC, et al
    A systematic review and meta-analysis on the effectiveness of an invasive strategy compared to a conservative approach in patients > 65 years old with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229491.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  11. LAKOMEK F, Lukas RP, Brinkrolf P, Mennewisch A, et al
    Real-time feedback improves chest compression quality in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A prospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229431.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  12. RUIJSINK B, Zugaj K, Wong J, Pushparajah K, et al
    Dobutamine stress testing in patients with Fontan circulation augmented by biomechanical modeling.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229015.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  13. HARTEL JA, Herberg U, Jung T, Winkler C, et al
    Physical activity and heart rate monitoring in Fontan patients - Should we recommend activities in higher intensities?
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228255.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2019
  14. HU HP, Chan H, Ujiie H, Bernards N, et al
    Nanoparticle-based CT visualization of pulmonary vasculature for minimally-invasive thoracic surgery planning.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0209501.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  15. GOTO S, Kimura M, Katsumata Y, Goto S, et al
    Artificial intelligence to predict needs for urgent revascularization from 12-leads electrocardiography in emergency patients.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210103.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  16. KUHL M, Binner C, Jozwiak J, Fischer J, et al
    Treatment of hypercholesterolaemia with PCSK9 inhibitors in patients after cardiac transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210373.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  17. FONSECA DA, Antunes PE, Antunes MJ, Cotrim MD, et al
    Histomorphometric analysis of the human internal thoracic artery and relationship with cardiovascular risk factors.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211421.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  18. SUZUKI H, Oishi H, Noda M, Watanabe T, et al
    Correlation between the native lung volume change and postoperative pulmonary function after single lung transplantation for lymphangioleiomyomatosis: Evaluation of lung volume by three-dimensional computed tomography volumetry.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210975.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  19. MAYR NP, Wiesner G, Kretschmer A, Bronner J, et al
    Assessing the level of radiation experienced by anesthesiologists during transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation and protection by a lead cap.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210872.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  20. LERVIK BAKENG JB, Hofstad EF, Solberg OV, Eiesland J, et al
    Using the CustusX toolkit to create an image guided bronchoscopy application: Fraxinus.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211772.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  21. COUSSEMENT J, Lebeaux D, El Bizri N, Claes V, et al
    Nocardia polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assay performed on bronchoalveolar lavage fluid after lung transplantation: A prospective pilot study.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211989.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. ADDAD F, Mahdhaoui A, Gouider J, Boughzela E, et al
    Management of patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Results of the FAST-MI Tunisia Registry.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0207979.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  23. BENAZZO A, Schwarz S, Muckenhuber M, Schweiger T, et al
    Alemtuzumab induction combined with reduced maintenance immunosuppression is associated with improved outcomes after lung transplantation: A single centre experience.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210443.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  24. STEINMETZ M, Schmitter C, Radecke T, Stundl A, et al
    Brief report - Telomere length is a poor biomarker to predict 1-year mortality or cardiovascular comorbidity in patients with transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213250.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  25. WESTHOFEN S, Jelinek M, Dreher L, Biermann D, et al
    The heterotopic heart transplantation in mice as a small animal model to study mechanical unloading - Establishment of the procedure, perioperative management and postoperative scoring.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0214513.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  26. HAYABUCHI Y, Homma Y, Kagami S
    Optical coherence tomography for observing development of pulmonary arterial vasa vasorum after bidirectional cavopulmonary connection in children.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0215146.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  27. YU WS, Suh JW, Song SH, Paik HC, et al
    The lung allocation score could evaluate allocation systems in countries that do not use the score.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0214853.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  28. MAO CT, Chen TH, Tseng CN, Chen SW, et al
    Clinical outcomes of second-generation limus-eluting stents compared to paclitaxel-eluting stents for acute myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0214417.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  29. SPINAR J, Spinarova L, Malek F, Ludka O, et al
    Prognostic value of NT-proBNP added to clinical parameters to predict two-year prognosis of chronic heart failure patients with mid-range and reduced ejection fraction - A report from FAR NHL prospective registry.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0214363.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  30. MEHTA RM, Biraris P, Patil S, Singla A, et al
    Utility of EBUS-TBNA in PET-positive mediastinal lymph nodes in subjects with extra-thoracic malignancy.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213437.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  31. BARON-STEFANIAK J, Leitner GC, Kuntzel NKI, Meyer EL, et al
    Transfusion of standard-issue packed red blood cells induces pulmonary vasoconstriction in critically ill patients after cardiac surgery-A randomized, double-blinded, clinical trial.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213000.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  32. KEHLER DS, Stammers AN, Horne D, Hiebert B, et al
    Impact of preoperative physical activity and depressive symptoms on post-cardiac surgical outcomes.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213324.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  33. FENG WH, Chu CY, Hsu PC, Lee WH, et al
    The effects of secondary prevention after coronary revascularization in Taiwan.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0215811.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  34. SAW KME, Ng RGR, Chan SP, Ang YH, et al
    Association of genetic polymorphisms with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery in a Southeast Asian population.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213997.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  35. DUVALLET C, Larson K, Snapper S, Iosim S, et al
    Aerodigestive sampling reveals altered microbial exchange between lung, oropharyngeal, and gastric microbiomes in children with impaired swallow function.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0216453.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  36. PEREIRA JEG, El Dib R, Braz LG, Escudero J, et al
    N-acetylcysteine use among patients undergoing cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213862.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  37. STUNDL A, Lucht H, Shamekhi J, Weber M, et al
    Early versus newer generation transcatheter heart valves for transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Echocardiographic and hemodynamic evaluation of an all-comers study cohort using the dimensionless aortic regurgitation index (AR-index).
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0217544.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  38. ALCANTUD JCR, Varela G, Santos-Buitrago B, Santos-Garcia G, et al
    Analysis of survival for lung cancer resections cases with fuzzy and soft set theory in surgical decision making.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0218283.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  39. MARSONER K, Voetsch A, Lierzer C, Sodeck GH, et al
    Gastrointestinal complications following on-pump cardiac surgery-A propensity matched analysis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0217874.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  40. ZAR G, Smith JG, Smith ML, Andersson B, et al
    Whole-genome sequencing based on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded endomyocardial biopsies for genetic studies on outcomes after heart transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0217747.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  41. MERKLE J, Daka A, Deppe AC, Wahlers T, et al
    High levels of cell-free DNA accurately predict late acute kidney injury in patients after cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0218548.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  42. NUNEZ L, Marron-Linares GM, Crespo-Leiro MG, Barge-Caballero E, et al
    AGT haplotype in ITGA4 gene is related to antibody-mediated rejection in heart transplant patients.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0219345.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  43. SAKAKURA K, Taniguchi Y, Yamamoto K, Wada H, et al
    Halfway rotational atherectomy for calcified lesions: Comparison with conventional rotational atherectomy in a propensity-score matched analysis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0219289.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  44. LEE SH, Park MS, Song YB, Park J, et al
    Perioperative myocardial injury in revascularized coronary patients who undergo noncardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0219043.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  45. LEE CK, Meng SW, Lee MH, Chen HC, et al
    The impact of door-to-electrocardiogram time on door-to-balloon time after achieving the guideline-recommended target rate.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0222019.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  46. SANTOS JUNIOR OR, da Costa Rocha MO, Rodrigues de Almeida F, Sales da Cunha PF, et al
    Speckle tracking echocardiographic deformation indices in Chagas and idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: Incremental prognostic value of longitudinal strain.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0221028.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  47. BEETZ O, Kolb J, Buck B, Trautewig B, et al
    Recipient natural killer cells alter the course of rejection of allogeneic heart grafts in rats.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0220546.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Dietary acid load significantly predicts 10-years survival in patients underwent coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0223830.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  49. MELO DTP, Nerbass FB, Sayegh ALC, Souza FR, et al
    Impact of pericardiectomy on exercise capacity and sleep of patients with chronic constrictive pericarditis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0223838.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  50. MERKLE J, Sunny J, Ehlscheid L, Sabashnikov A, et al
    Early and long-term outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery with and without use of heart-lung machine and with special respect to renal function - A retrospective study.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0223806.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  51. CINOTTI R, Voicu S, Jaber S, Chousterman B, et al
    Tracheostomy and long-term mortality in ICU patients undergoing prolonged mechanical ventilation.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0220399.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  52. TAKEJI Y, Taniguchi T, Morimoto T, Saito N, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus conservative management for severe aortic stenosis in real clinical practice.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0222979.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  53. KIRST ME, Baker D, Li E, Abu-Hasan M, et al
    Upper versus lower airway microbiome and metagenome in children with cystic fibrosis and their correlation with lung inflammation.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0222323.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  54. HAYASHI K, Motoishi M, Sawai S, Horimoto K, et al
    Postoperative delirium after lung resection for primary lung cancer: Risk factors, risk scoring system, and prognosis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0223917.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  55. YU MG, Jing R, Mo YJ, Lin F, et al
    Non-intubated anesthesia in patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224737.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  56. HELLHAMMER K, Piayda K, Afzal S, Veulemans V, et al
    Micro-dislodgement during transcatheter aortic valve implantation with a contemporary self-expandable prosthesis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224815.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. JIAO XF, Lin XM, Ni XF, Li HL, et al
    Volatile anesthetics versus total intravenous anesthesia in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: An updated meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224562.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  58. NAKAMURA K, Hamasaki A, Uchida T, Kobayashi K, et al
    The use of prophylactic intra-aortic balloon pump in high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224273.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  59. WIESENT L, Schultheiss U, Schmid C, Schratzenstaller T, et al
    Experimentally validated simulation of coronary stents considering different dogboning ratios and asymmetric stent positioning.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224026.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  60. FANG F, Tang J, Zhao Y, He J, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in patients at low and intermediate risk: A risk specific meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0221922.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  61. GU P, Lu Y, Li X, Lin X, et al
    Acute and chronic traumatic diaphragmatic hernia: 10 years' experience.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0226364.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  62. RANUCCI M, Aloisio T, Di Dedda U, Menicanti L, et al
    Gender-based differences in platelet function and platelet reactivity to P2Y12 inhibitors.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0225771.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  63. FISCHER-RASOKAT U, Renker M, Liebetrau C, Weferling M, et al
    Outcome of patients with heart failure after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0225473.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  64. KHATTAR M, Baum CE, Schroder P, Breidenbach JD, et al
    Interleukin 21 (IL-21) regulates chronic allograft vasculopathy (CAV) in murine heart allograft rejection.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0225624.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  65. ZIV-BARAN T, Mohr R, Pevni D, Ben-Gal Y, et al
    A simple-to-use nomogram to predict long term survival of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) using bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting technique.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224310.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  66. TANAKA M, Yanagisawa R, Yashima F, Arai T, et al
    Previously implanted mitral surgical prosthesis in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Procedural outcome and morphologic assessment using multidetector computed tomography.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0226512.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  67. STEVENS M, Shenoy AV, Munson SH, Yapici HO, et al
    Healthcare utilization and costs of cardiopulmonary complications following cardiac surgery in the United States.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0226750.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  68. PARK J, Hong KY, Min JJ, Kwon E, et al
    Clinically-defined preoperative serum phosphorus abnormalities and outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting: Retrospective analysis using inverse probability weighting adjustment.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0225720.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  69. BERTRAM A, Fuge J, Suhling H, Tudorache I, et al
    Adherence is associated with a favorable outcome after lung transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0226167.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  70. KIM A, Lee SJ, Ahn J, Park WY, et al
    The prognostic significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes assessment with hematoxylin and eosin sections in resected primary lung adenocarcinoma.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224430.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  71. MOON DH, Park CH, Kang DY, Lee HS, et al
    Significance of the lobe-specific emphysema index to predict prolonged air leak after anatomical segmentectomy.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224519.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  72. DE-MIGUEL-DIEZ J, Lopez-de-Andres A, Hernandez-Barrera V, De Miguel-Yanes JM, et al
    Trends, characteristics, in-hospital outcomes and mortality in surgical mitral valve replacement among patients with and without COPD in Spain (2001-2015).
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0221263.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  73. FURNAZ S, Karim M, Ashraf T, Ali S, et al
    Performance of the TIMI risk score in predicting mortality after primary percutaneous coronary intervention in elderly women: Results from a developing country.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0220289.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2018
  74. PSOTA M, Bandosz P, Goncalvesova E, Avdicova M, et al
    Explaining the decline in coronary heart disease mortality rates in the Slovak Republic between 1993-2008.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0190090.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  75. HELLHAMMER K, Afzal S, Tigges R, Spieker M, et al
    High body mass index is a risk factor for difficult deep sedation in percutaneous mitral valve repair.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0190590.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  76. WANG X, Wang C, Ye M, Lin J, et al
    Left atrial concomitant surgical ablation for treatment of atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191354.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  77. HAN Y, Kim HJ, Kong KA, Kim SJ, et al
    Diagnosis of small pulmonary lesions by transbronchial lung biopsy with radial endobronchial ultrasound and virtual bronchoscopic navigation versus CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191590.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  78. JIANG H, Hultkvist H, Holm J, Vanky F, et al
    Impact of underlying heart disease per se on the utility of preoperative NT-proBNP in adult cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0192503.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  79. KYPTA A, Blessberger H, Kammler J, Nahler A, et al
    Economic assessment of traditional surgical intervention versus use of a new innovative radiofrequency based surgical system in device replacements.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0192587.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  80. ZINNE N, Krueger M, Hoeltig D, Tuemmler B, et al
    Treatment of infected lungs by ex vivo perfusion with high dose antibiotics and autotransplantation: A pilot study in pigs.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0193168.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  81. WEI FF, Trenson S, Monney P, Yang WY, et al
    Epidemiological and histological findings implicate matrix Gla protein in diastolic left ventricular dysfunction.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0193967.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  82. LING X, Zhou H, Ni Y, Wu C, et al
    Does dexmedetomidine have an antiarrhythmic effect on cardiac patients? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0193303.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  83. PADALINO B, Raidal SL, Knight P, Celi P, et al
    Behaviour during transportation predicts stress response and lower airway contamination in horses.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0194272.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  84. WURSCHINGER F, Wittmann S, Goldfuss S, Zech N, et al
    Complications after transcatheter aortic valve implantation using transfemoral and transapical approach in general anaesthesia.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0193558.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  85. RUTTENS D, Verleden SE, Demeyer H, Van Raemdonck DE, et al
    Montelukast for bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation: A randomized controlled trial.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0193564.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  86. EL-CHEMALY S, O'Brien KJ, Nathan SD, Weinhouse GL, et al
    Clinical management and outcomes of patients with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome pulmonary fibrosis evaluated for lung transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0194193.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  87. FARINE E, Egle MU, Boone AC, Christensen S, et al
    Development of a cardiac loading device to monitor cardiac function during ex vivo graft perfusion.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0195721.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  88. GODAI K, Hasegawa-Moriyama M, Matsunaga A, Kanmura Y, et al
    Phenylephrine does not improve oxygenation during one-lung ventilation: A randomized, double-blind, cross-over study.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0195576.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  89. YOON J, Zame WR, Banerjee A, Cadeiras M, et al
    Personalized survival predictions via Trees of Predictors: An application to cardiac transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0194985.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  90. LIU Z, Kidney E, Bem D, Bramley G, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for aortic stenosis in high surgical risk patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0196877.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  91. SATO K, Harb S, Kumar A, Kapadia SR, et al
    Impact of left ventricular diastolic function and survival in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0196031.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  92. YOUSEF A, Hibbert B, Feder J, Bernick J, et al
    A novel echocardiographic hemodynamic index for predicting outcome of aortic stenosis patients following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0195641.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  93. VIJARNSORN C, Durongpisitkul K, Chungsomprasong P, Bositthipichet D, et al
    Contemporary survival of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension and congenital systemic to pulmonary shunts.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0195092.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  94. CHIAM E, Bellomo R, Churilov L, Weinberg L, et al
    The hemodynamic effects of intravenous paracetamol (acetaminophen) vs normal saline in cardiac surgery patients: A single center placebo controlled randomized study.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0195931.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  95. TSENG YL, Chang CC, Chen YY, Liu YS, et al
    From one incision to one port: The surgical technique and the evolution of segmentectomy in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0197283.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  96. ZHONG M, Tang B, Zhao Q, Cheng J, et al
    Should kissing balloon inflation after main vessel stenting be routine in the one-stent approach? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0197580.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  97. KONG F, Pham T, Martin C, Elefteriades J, et al
    Finite element analysis of annuloplasty and papillary muscle relocation on a patient-specific mitral regurgitation model.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0198331.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. WEIS CA, Aban IB, Cutter G, Kaminski HJ, et al
    Histopathology of thymectomy specimens from the MGTX-trial: Entropy analysis as strategy to quantify spatial heterogeneity of lymphoid follicle and fat distribution.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0197435.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  99. SIM MA, Liu W, Chew STH, Ti LK, et al
    Wider perioperative glycemic fluctuations increase risk of postoperative atrial fibrillation and ICU length of stay.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0198533.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  100. HOREHLEDOVA B, Mihl C, Schwemmer C, Hendriks BMF, et al
    Aortic root evaluation prior to transcatheter aortic valve implantation-Correlation of manual and semi-automatic measurements.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0199732.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  101. MEJIA OAV, Antunes MJ, Goncharov M, Dallan LRP, et al
    Predictive performance of six mortality risk scores and the development of a novel model in a prospective cohort of patients undergoing valve surgery secondary to rheumatic fever.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0199277.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  102. AL WA, Jung HY, Yun ID, Jang Y, et al
    Automatic aortic valve landmark localization in coronary CT angiography using colonial walk.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0200317.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  103. KIMURA-MEDORIMA ST, Lino APBL, Almeida MPC, Figueiredo MJO, et al
    P-wave duration is a predictor for long-term mortality in post-CABG patients.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0199718.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  104. VROEGINDEWEY MM, Schuurman AS, Oemrawsingh RM, van Geuns RJ, et al
    SYNTAX score II predicts long-term mortality in patients with one- or two-vessel disease.
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