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    January 2021
  1. PUWANANT S, Sinphurmsukskul S, Krailak L, Nakaviroj P, et al
    The impact of the coronavirus disease and Tele-Heart Failure Clinic on cardiovascular mortality and heart failure hospitalization in ambulatory patients with heart failure.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249043.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. SPIEKER M, Marpert J, Afzal S, Karathanos A, et al
    Right ventricular dysfunction assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance is associated with poor outcome in patients undergoing transcatheter mitral valve repair.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245637.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. ARIDGIDES D, Dessaint J, Atkins G, Carroll J, et al
    Safety of research bronchoscopy with BAL in stable adult patients with cystic fibrosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245696.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. CHUNG HS, Bae S, Kim I, Ahn HY, et al
    Unexpected exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis during bronchoscopy using radial probe endobronchial ultrasound.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246371.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. BOSS K, Jahn M, Wendt D, Haidari Z, et al
    Extracorporeal cytokine adsorption: Significant reduction of catecholamine requirement in patients with AKI and septic shock after cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246299.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. HWANG JH, Piao H, Jang JY, Lee SK, et al
    Suppressive effects of vitamin C-treated induced-regulatory T cells on heart allograft rejection under vitamin C-deficient or -sufficient conditions.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246967.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. ASADA S, Nishii N, Shinya T, Miyoshi A, et al
    Usefulness of right ventriculography compared with computed tomography for ruling out the possibility of lead perforation before lead extraction.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245502.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. CHOI GC, Kim S, Rahman MM, Oh JH, et al
    Entelon (vitis vinifera seed extract) reduces degenerative changes in bovine pericardium valve leaflet in a dog intravascular implant model.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0235454.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. TANIGUCHI Y, Sakakura K, Nomura Y, Hatori M, et al
    Comparison of long-term outcomes after trans-catheter aortic valve implantation between patients primarily diagnosed by cardiac murmur and those diagnosed by other reasons.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247588.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  10. 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


  11. 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


  12. 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


  13. 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


  14. 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


  15. 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


  16. 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


  17. 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


  18. 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


  19. 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


  20. 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


  21. 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


  22. 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


  23. MIURA S, Inoue K, Kumamaru H, Yamashita T, et al
    Clinical impact of pathology-proven etiology of severely stenotic aortic valves on mid-term outcomes in patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229721.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. MEBIUS MJ, Bilardo CM, Kneyber MCJ, Modestini M, et al
    Onset of brain injury in infants with prenatally diagnosed congenital heart disease.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230414.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. LIN SJ, Jerng JS, Kuo YW, Wu CL, et al
    Maximal expiratory pressure is associated with reinstitution of mechanical ventilation after successful unassisted breathing trials in tracheostomized patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229935.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. BRANDT EJ, Ross JS, Grady JN, Ahmad T, et al
    Impact of left ventricular assist devices and heart transplants on acute myocardial infarction and heart failure mortality and readmission measures.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230734.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. NAKATSUKA Y, Chen-Yoshikawa T, Kinoshita H, Aoyama A, et al
    Nocturnal hypercapnia with daytime normocapnia in patients with advanced pulmonary arterial hypertension awaiting lung transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227775.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. SMIRNOV D, Pikunov A, Syunyaev R, Deviatiiarov R, et al
    Genetic algorithm-based personalized models of human cardiac action potential.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231695.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. KOWALEWSKI M, Jasinski M, Staromlynski J, Zembala M, et al
    On-Pump vs Off-Pump coronary artery bypass surgery in atrial fibrillation. Analysis from the polish national registry of cardiac surgery procedures (KROK).
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231950.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. PAULUS MG, Meindl C, Bohm L, Holzapfel M, et al
    Predictors of functional improvement in the short term after MitraClip implantation in patients with secondary mitral regurgitation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232817.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. UMEK N, Hodzovic I, Damjanovska M, Cvetko E, et al
    Rescue oxygenation success by cannula or scalpel-bougie emergency front-of-neck access in an anaesthetised porcine model.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232510.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. CHOI JS, Oh SJ, Sung YW, Moon HJ, et al
    Pulse wave velocity is a new predictor of acute kidney injury development after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232377.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. HOREHLEDOVA B, Mihl C, Boswijk E, Crombag GAJC, et al
    Retrospectively ECG-gated helical vs. non-ECG-synchronized high-pitch CTA of the aortic root for TAVI planning.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232673.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. HATA A, Suzuki H, Nakajima T, Fujiwara T, et al
    Differential gene analysis during the development of obliterative bronchiolitis in a murine orthotopic lung transplantation model: A comprehensive transcriptome-based analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232884.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. BONDESSON D, Schneider MJ, Silbernagel E, Behr J, et al
    Automated evaluation of probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy in the lung.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232847.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. LI D, Liu Y, Wang B
    Single versus bilateral lung transplantation in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233732.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. BASKARAN L, Ying X, Xu Z, Al'Aref SJ, et al
    Machine learning insight into the role of imaging and clinical variables for the prediction of obstructive coronary artery disease and revascularization: An exploratory analysis of the CONSERVE study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233791.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. DUN H, Ye L, Zhu Y, Wong BW, et al
    Combined abdominal heterotopic heart and aorta transplant model in mice.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230649.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. LEE HA, Chou AH, Wu VC, Chen DY, et al
    Balloon-expandable versus self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement for bioprosthetic dysfunction: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233894.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. LO PC, Tzeng IS, Hsieh MS, Yang MC, et al
    The Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum: An effective and safe approach using bilateral thoracoscopy and a selective approach to use multiple bars in 296 adolescent and adult patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233547.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. OISHI H, Noda M, Sado T, Matsuda Y, et al
    Ex vivo lung CT findings may predict the outcome of the early phase after lung transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233804.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. JENNINGS DL, Bohn B, Zuver A, Onat D, et al
    Gut microbial diversity, inflammation, and oxidative stress are associated with tacrolimus dosing requirements early after heart transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233646.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. KIM SB, Lee WY, Lee JH, Lee SJ, et al
    A variety of bacterial aetiologies in the lower respiratory tract at patients with endobronchial tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234558.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. TIMROTT K, Beetz O, Oldhafer F, Klempnauer J, et al
    The importance of MHC class II in allogeneic bone marrow transplantation and chimerism-based solid organ tolerance in a rat model.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. STEINHAUSER MOTTA JP, Steffen RE, Samary Lobato C, Souza Mendonca V, et al
    Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration versus mediastinoscopy for mediastinal staging of lung cancer: A systematic review of economic evaluation studies.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235479.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. GEITH MA, Eckmann JD, Haspinger DC, Agrafiotis E, et al
    Experimental and mathematical characterization of coronary polyamide-12 balloon catheter membranes.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234340.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. VEIT T, Munker D, Leuschner G, Mummler C, et al
    High prevalence of falsely declaring nicotine abstinence in lung transplant candidates.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234808.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. ZANDECKI L, Janion-Sadowska A, Kurzawski J, Piatek L, et al
    Clinical presentation and 3-year outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes and non-obstructive coronary arteries on angiography.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234735.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. FOUQUET O, Dang Van S, Baudry A, Meisnerowski P, et al
    Cardiopulmonary bypass and internal thoracic artery: Can roller or centrifugal pumps change vascular reactivity of the graft? The IPITA study: A randomized controlled clinical trial.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235604.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. HOFMANN B, Gerull KA, Bloch K, Riemer M, et al
    It's all in our skin-Skin autofluorescence-A promising outcome predictor in cardiac surgery: A single centre cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234847.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. WAHLA AS, Mallat J, Zoumot Z, Shafiq I, et al
    Complications of surgical and percutaneous tracheostomies, and factors leading to decannulation success in a unique Middle Eastern population.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. OKA SI, Sabry AD, Horiuchi AK, Cawley KM, et al
    Perm1 regulates cardiac energetics as a downstream target of the histone methyltransferase Smyd1.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234913.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. BOBILLO-PEREZ S, Girona-Alarcon M, Corniero P, Sole-Ribalta A, et al
    Pro-atrial natriuretic peptide and pro-adrenomedullin before cardiac surgery in children. Can we predict the future?
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236377.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. HOCKER JR, Lerner M, Lightfoot SA, Peyton MD, et al
    Serum discrimination and phenotype assessment of coronary artery disease patents with and without type 2 diabetes prior to coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. HUANG TY, Huang TS, Cheng YT, Wang YC, et al
    Radial artery harvesting in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery-Endoscopic or open method? A meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236499.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. OZTURK C, Becher MU, Kalkan A, Kavsur R, et al
    The modified MIDA-Score predicts mid-term outcomes after interventional therapy of functional mitral regurgitation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236265.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. PICETTI E, Fornaciari A, Taccone FS, Malchiodi L, et al
    Safety of bedside surgical tracheostomy during COVID-19 pandemic: A retrospective observational study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0240014.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. ZAREI M, Najafi M, Movahedi E, Javanbakht MH, et al
    The predictive role of circulating telomerase and vitamin D for long-term survival in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (CABG).
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0237477.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. KIM YS, Song J, Lim BG, Lee IO, et al
    Different classes of videoscopes and direct laryngoscopes for double-lumen tube intubation in thoracic surgery: A systematic review and network meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238060.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. TRINDADE F, Saraiva F, Keane S, Leite-Moreira A, et al
    Preoperative myocardial expression of E3 ubiquitin ligases in aortic stenosis patients undergoing valve replacement and their association to postoperative hypertrophy.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0237000.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. EBISAWA S, Kohsaka S, Muramatsu T, Kashima Y, et al
    Derivation and validation of the J-CTO extension score for pre-procedural prediction of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events in patients with chronic total occlusions.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238640.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. KNAPIK P, Hirnle G, Kowalczuk-Wieteska A, O Zembala M, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery surgery in octogenarians (from the KROK Registry).
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238880.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. MATSUOKA N, Yamaguchi M, Asai A, Kamiya K, et al
    The effectiveness and safety of computed tomographic peritoneography and video-assisted thoracic surgery for hydrothorax in peritoneal dialysis patients: A retrospective cohort study in Japan.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238602.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. FEUILLATRE H, Auffret V, Castro M, Lalys F, et al
    Similarity measures and attribute selection for case-based reasoning in transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238463.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. GHODOUSI A, Borroni E, Peracchi M, Palu G, et al
    Genomic analysis of cardiac surgery-associated Mycobacterium chimaera infections in Italy.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239273.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. PAJARES V, Nunez-Delgado M, Bonet G, Perez-Pallares J, et al
    Transbronchial biopsy results according to diffuse interstitial lung disease classification. Cryobiopsy versus forceps: MULTICRIO study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239114.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. JAAKKOLA J, Jaakkola S, Airaksinen KEJ, Husso A, et al
    Subtype of atrial fibrillation and the outcome of transcatheter aortic valve replacement: The FinnValve Study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238953.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. MEJIA OAV, Borgomoni GB, Zubelli JP, Dallan LRP, et al
    Validation and quality measurements for STS, EuroSCORE II and a regional risk model in Brazilian patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238737.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. YOSHIDA M, Kondo K, Matsui N, Izumi Y, et al
    Prediction of improvement after extended thymectomy in non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239756.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. HUAN S, Deng Y, Wang J, Ji Y, et al
    Efficacy and safety of paravertebral block versus intercostal nerve block in thoracic surgery and breast surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0237363.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. CAMERON K, El Hassan M, Sabbagh R, Freed DH, et al
    Experimental investigation into the effect of compliance of a mock aorta on cardiac performance.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239604.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. TSUKUI T, Sakakura K, Taniguchi Y, Yamamoto K, et al
    Factors associated with poor clinical outcomes of ST-elevation myocardial infarction in patients with door-to-balloon time <90 minutes.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241251.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. KOBAYASHI F, Saraya T, Oda M, Sakuma S, et al
    Novel predictive factors for patient discomfort and severe cough during bronchoscopy: A prospective questionnaire analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0240485.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. OKAMOTO R, Goto I, Nishimura Y, Kobayashi I, et al
    Gap junction protein beta 4 plays an important role in cardiac function in humans, rodents, and zebrafish.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0240129.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. TASBIHGOU SR, Dijkstra S, Atmosoerodjo SD, Tigchelaar I, et al
    A prospective pilot study assessing levels of preoperative physical activity and postoperative neurocognitive disorder among patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0240128.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. BORREGAARD B, Dahl JS, Ekholm O, Fosbol E, et al
    Employment status before and after open heart valve surgery: A cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0240210.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. STUBBER C, Kirkman M
    The experiences of adult heart, lung, and heart-lung transplantation recipients: A systematic review of qualitative research evidence.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241570.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. TAKADA K, Takamori S, Matsubara T, Haratake N, et al
    Clinical significance of preoperative inflammatory markers in non-small cell lung cancer patients: A multicenter retrospective study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241580.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. VAN ZANDEN JE, Rebolledo RA, Hoeksma D, Bubberman JM, et al
    Rat donor lung quality deteriorates more after fast than slow brain death induction.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0242827.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. GARCIA-CAMACHO C, Marin-Paz AJ, Lagares-Franco C, Abellan-Hervas MJ, et al
    Continuous ultrafiltration during extracorporeal circulation and its effect on lactatemia: A randomized controlled trial.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0242411.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. KOMATSU T, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Ikeda M, Takahashi K, et al
    Impact of diabetes mellitus on postoperative outcomes in individuals with non-small-cell lung cancer: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241930.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. WATANABE Y, Sakakura K, Taniguchi Y, Yamamoto K, et al
    Comparison of clinical outcomes of intravascular ultrasound-calcified nodule between percutaneous coronary intervention with versus without rotational atherectomy in a propensity-score matched analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241836.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. HAUGUEL-MOREAU M, Naudin C, N'Guyen L, Squara P, et al
    Smart bracelet to assess physical activity after cardiac surgery: A prospective study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241368.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. STESSEL B, Nijs K, Pelckmans C, Vandenbrande J, et al
    Neurological outcome after minimally invasive coronary artery bypass surgery (NOMICS): An observational prospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0242519.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. AKANDE O, Chen Q, Toldo S, Lesnefsky EJ, et al
    Ischemia and reperfusion injury to mitochondria and cardiac function in donation after circulatory death hearts- an experimental study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0243504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. GLANCE LG, Thirukumaran CP, Shippey E, Lustik SJ, et al
    Impact of medicaid expansion on disparities in revascularization in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0243385.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. PORTA A, Fantinato A, Bari V, Gelpi F, et al
    Evaluation of the impact of surgical aortic valve replacement on short-term cardiovascular and cerebrovascular controls through spontaneous variability analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0243869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. HSIAO JF, Pan KL, Chu CM, Chang ST, et al
    Usefulness of serial post-systolic shortening by speckle tracking echocardiography to predict major adverse cardiovascular events and segmental function improvement after acute myocardial infarction.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0244589.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  89. 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


  90. 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


  91. 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


  92. 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


  93. 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


  94. 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


  95. 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


  96. 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


  97. 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


  98. 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


  99. 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


  100. 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


  101. 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


  102. 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.
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