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    January 2022
  1. BANDARA EMS, Edirisinghe DIU, Wanniarachchi DDCS, Peiris H, et al
    A comparative study on fatty acid profile in selected vessels of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0260780.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. SASAKI S, Nishihira K, Yamashita A, Fujii T, et al
    Involvement of enhanced expression of classical complement C1q in atherosclerosis progression and plaque instability: C1q as an indicator of clinical outcome.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0262413.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. KARADZOVSKA-KOTEVSKA M, Brunnstrom H, Kosieradzki J, Ek L, et al
    Feasibility of EBUS-TBNA for histopathological and molecular diagnostics of NSCLC-A retrospective single-center experience.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0263342.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. TRIVEDI JR, Pahwa SV, Whitehouse KR, Ceremuga BM, et al
    Racial disparities in cardiac transplantation: Chronological perspective and outcomes.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0262945.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. PATEL YS, Hanna WC, Fahim C, Shargall Y, et al
    RAVAL trial: Protocol of an international, multi-centered, blinded, randomized controlled trial comparing robotic-assisted versus video-assisted lobectomy for early-stage lung cancer.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0261767.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. NISHIMURA T, Okamura T, Fujimura T, Miyazaki Y, et al
    Feasibility, reproducibility and characteristics of coronary bifurcation type assessment by three-dimensional optical coherence tomography.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0263246.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. HULTKVIST H, Nylander E, Tamas E, Svedjeholm R, et al
    Evaluation of left ventricular diastolic function in patients operated for aortic stenosis.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0263824.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. MGBEMENA N, Jones A, Saxena P, Ang N, et al
    Acute changes in handgrip strength, lung function and health-related quality of life following cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0263683.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. ISMAIL NA, Jaapar AN, Yunus AM, Sanusi AR, et al
    Outcome of adult cardiac surgery following COVID-19 infection in unvaccinated population in a national tertiary centre.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266056.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. VIJITPAVAN A, Kittikunakorn N, Komonhirun R
    Comparison between intrathecal morphine and intravenous patient control analgesia for pain control after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: A pilot randomized controlled study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266324.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. JEGANATHAN V, Knight S, Bricknell M, Ridgers A, et al
    Impact of smoking status and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on pulmonary complications post lung cancer surgery.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266052.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. DORICIC J, Greite R, Vijayan V, Immenschuh S, et al
    Kidney injury after lung transplantation: Long-term mortality predicted by post-operative day-7 serum creatinine and few clinical factors.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0265002.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. PAN CS, Mabeza RM, Tran Z, Lee C, et al
    Pericardiocentesis or surgical drainage: A national comparison of clinical outcomes and resource use.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0267152.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. OCHI T, Kurihara M, Tsuboshima K, Nonaka Y, et al
    Dynamics of thoracic endometriosis in the pleural cavity.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0268299.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. VON STUMM M, Leps Y, Jochheim L, van Ruth V, et al
    Impact of delayed sternal closure on wound infections following neonatal and infant cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0267985.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. KIM ST, Xia Y, Tran Z, Hadaya J, et al
    Outcomes of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation following the 2018 adult heart allocation policy.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0268771.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. LERTSUTTIMETTA T, Tumkosit M, Kaveevorayan P, Chantranuwatana P, et al
    The discrepancies between clinical and histopathological diagnoses of cardiomyopathies in patients with stage D heart failure undergoing heart transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0269019.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. JANG G, Song JW, Kim HJ, Kim EJ, et al
    Foreign-body aspiration into the lower airways in adults; multicenter study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0269493.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. MAZZONE P, Dotson T, Wahidi MM, Bernstein M, et al
    Clinical validation and utility of Percepta GSC for the evaluation of lung cancer.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0268567.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. CARSTENS H, Kalka K, Verhaegh R, Schumacher F, et al
    Antimicrobial effects of inhaled sphingosine against Pseudomonas aeruginosa in isolated ventilated and perfused pig lungs.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0271620.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. HAIDARI Z, Demircioglu E, Boss K, Tyczynski B, et al
    Intraoperative hemoadsorption in high-risk patients with infective endocarditis.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266820.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. SMITH KB, Potters TO, Zenarosa GL
    Pretransplant survival of patients with end-stage heart failure under competing risks.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0273100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. TSAI CT, Lu YW, Chou RH, Kuo CS, et al
    Effect of timing of coronary revascularization in patients with post-infectious myocardial infarction.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0272258.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. HENDRIKS KDW, Castela Forte JN, Kok WF, Mungroop HE, et al
    Mild hypothermia during cardiopulmonary bypass assisted CABG is associated with improved short- and long-term survival, a 18-year cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0273370.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. KOCJAN J, Gzik-Zroska B, Nowakowska-Lipiec K, Burkacki M, et al
    Thoracic surgery may alter body static balance via diaphragm dysfunction.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0273641.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. YOSHIKAWA H, Adachi Y, Nakamura Y, Kuriyama N, et al
    Two-step nationwide epidemiological survey of myasthenia gravis in Japan 2018.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0274161.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  27. 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


  28. 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


  29. 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


  30. 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


  31. 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


  32. 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


  33. 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


  34. 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


  35. 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


  36. YOON S, Kim BR, Min SH, Lee J, et al
    Repeated intermittent hypoxic stimuli to operative lung reduce hypoxemia during subsequent one-lung ventilation for thoracoscopic surgery: A randomized controlled trial.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249880.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. KVASLERUD AB, Santic K, Hussain AI, Auensen A, et al
    Outcomes in asymptomatic, severe aortic stenosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249610.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. GONZALEZ FJ, Alvarez E, Moreno P, Poveda D, et al
    The influence of the native lung on early outcomes and survival after single lung transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249758.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. RADTKE T, Haile SR, Dressel H, Benden C, et al
    COVID-19 pandemic restrictions continuously impact on physical activity in adults with cystic fibrosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257852.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. ZHANG T, Wang Y, Zhang P, Xue F, et al
    Different fixation pattern for thoracolumbar fracture of ankylosing spondylitis: A finite element analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250009.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. SAKAKURA K, Taniguchi Y, Yamamoto K, Tsukui T, et al
    Modifiable and unmodifiable factors associated with slow flow following rotational atherectomy.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250757.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. KAMP JC, Hinrichs JB, Fuge J, Ewen R, et al
    COVID-19 in lung transplant recipients-Risk prediction and outcomes.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257807.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. CHOU YY, Hwang JJ, Tung YC
    Optimal surgeon and hospital volume thresholds to reduce mortality and length of stay for CABG.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249750.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. HOLM A, Henriksson M, Alfredsson J, Janzon M, et al
    Long term risk and costs of bleeding in men and women treated with triple antithrombotic therapy-An observational study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248359.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. RZUCIDLO-HYMCZAK A, Hymczak H, Kedziora A, Kapelak B, et al
    Prognostic role of perioperative acid-base disturbances on the risk of Clostridioides difficile infection in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248512.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. KIM HJ, Roh Y, Yun SY, Park WK, et al
    Comparison of the selection of nasotracheal tube diameter based on the patient's sex or size of the nasal airway: A prospective observational study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248296.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. CHOUAIRI F, Mullan CW, Sen S, Mori M, et al
    Impact of the new heart allocation policy on patients with restrictive, hypertrophic, or congenital cardiomyopathies.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247789.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. JULIANA N, Abu Yazit NA, Kadiman S, Muhammad Hafidz K, et al
    Intraoperative cerebral oximetry in open heart surgeries reduced postoperative complications: A retrospective study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251157.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. KUSNER J, Luraghi G, Khodaee F, Rodriguez Matas JF, et al
    Understanding TAVR device expansion as it relates to morphology of the bicuspid aortic valve: A simulation study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251579.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. PASSOV A, Schramko A, Salminen US, Aittomaki J, et al
    Endothelial glycocalyx during early reperfusion in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251747.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. WILLITS I, Keltie K, de Belder M, Henderson R, et al
    Safety, effectiveness and costs of percutaneous mitral valve repair: A real-world prospective study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251463.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. HUNG CS, Chen YC, Yang TF, Huang FH, et al
    Systematic review and meta-analysis on juvenile primary spontaneous pneumothorax: Conservative or surgical approach first?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250929.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. CORBALLIS NH, Paddock S, Gunawardena T, Merinopoulos I, et al
    Drug coated balloons for coronary artery bifurcation lesions: A systematic review and focused meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251986.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. HADLEY S, Canizo Vazquez D, Lopez Abad M, Congiu S, et al
    Oxidative stress response in children undergoing cardiac surgery: Utility of the clearance of isoprostanes.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250124.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. SERRAINO GF, Provenzano M, Jiritano F, Michael A, et al
    Risk factors for acute kidney injury and mortality in high risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252209.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. LEMES DA SILVA MV, Nunes Filho ACB, Rosa VEE, Caixeta A, et al
    Improvement of renal function after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with chronic kidney disease.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251066.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. ZHU X, Umezu M, Iwasaki K
    Finite element analysis of cutting balloon expansion in a calcified artery model of circular angle 180 degrees : Effects of balloon-to-diameter ratio and number of blades facing calcification on potential calcification fracturing and perforation reduc
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251404.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. LOKAJ P, Spinar J, Spinarova L, Malek F, et al
    Prognostic value of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I in heart failure patients with mid-range and reduced ejection fraction.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0255271.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. HARTOG J, Mousavi I, Dijkstra S, Fleer J, et al
    Prehabilitation to prevent complications after cardiac surgery - A retrospective study with propensity score analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253459.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. OH DK, Hong SB, Shim TS, Kim DK, et al
    Effects of the duration of bridge to lung transplantation with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253520.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. KIM HS, Lee CE, Yang YS
    Factors associated with caring behaviors of family caregivers for patients receiving home mechanical ventilation with tracheostomy: A cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254987.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. ANTONINI L, Berti F, Isella B, Hossain D, et al
    From the real device to the digital twin: A coupled experimental-numerical strategy to investigate a novel bioresorbable vascular scaffold.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252788.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. BOBILLO-PEREZ S, Girona-Alarcon M, Sole-Ribalta A, Guitart C, et al
    Infection...what else? The usefulness of procalcitonin in children after cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254757.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. MATYAL R, Qureshi NQ, Mufarrih SH, Sharkey A, et al
    Update: Gender differences in CABG outcomes-Have we bridged the gap?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0255170.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. PARK S, Lyu YR, Park SJ, Oh MS, et al
    Electroacupuncture for post-thoracotomy pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. WEFERLING M, Liebetrau C, Renker M, Fischer-Rasokat U, et al
    Right bundle branch block is not associated with worse short- and mid-term outcome after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. ISOURA Y, Yamamoto A, Cho Y, Ehara E, et al
    Platelet count and abdominal dynamic CT are useful in predicting and screening for gastroesophageal varices after Fontan surgery.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257441.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. MARCIN T, Eser P, Prescott E, Prins LF, et al
    Changes and prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing parameters in elderly patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation: The EU-CaRE observational study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0255477.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. LIN KT, Kao YS, Chiu CW, Lin CH, et al
    Comparative effectiveness of ultrasound-guided and anatomic landmark percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258972.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. NING N, Haynes A, Romley J
    Trends in the quality and cost of inpatient surgical procedures in the United States, 2002-2015.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0259011.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. KARAMPINIS I, Rathmann N, Kostrzewa M, Diehl SJ, et al
    Computer tomography guided thoracoscopic resection of small pulmonary nodules in the hybrid theatre.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258896.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. KATSURADA N, Tachihara M, Jimbo N, Yamamoto M, et al
    Yield of tumor samples with a large guide-sheath in endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial biopsy for non-small cell lung cancer: A prospective study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0259236.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. ABU KHADIJA H, Gandelman G, Ayyad O, Jaber M, et al
    Differential systemic inflammatory responses after TAVI: The role of self versus balloon expandable devices.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258963.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. AN G, Zhang Y, Chen N, Fu J, et al
    Opioid-free anesthesia compared to opioid anesthesia for lung cancer patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: A randomized controlled study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257279.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. BEZARD M, Oghina S, Vitiello D, Kharoubi M, et al
    Dexamethasone is associated with early deaths in light chain amyloidosis patients with severe cardiac involvement.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257189.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. HEGAZY FA, Mohamed Kamel SM, Abdelhamid AS, Aboelnasr EA, et al
    Effect of postoperative high load long duration inspiratory muscle training on pulmonary function and functional capacity after mitral valve replacement surgery: A randomized controlled trial with follow-up.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0256609.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. ZUBAREVICH A, Szczechowicz M, Arjomandi Rad A, Vardanyan R, et al
    Mitral surgical redo versus transapical transcatheter mitral valve implantation.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0256569.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. XIONG C, Han C, Zhao D, Peng W, et al
    Postoperative analgesic effects of paravertebral block versus erector spinae plane block for thoracic and breast surgery: A meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0256611.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. MALIK J, Younus F, Malik A, Farooq MU, et al
    One-year outcome and survival analysis of deferred ventricular septal repair in cardiogenic shock supported with mechanical circulatory support.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0256377.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. PEILLEX M, Marchandot B, Matsushita K, Prinz E, et al
    Acute kidney injury and acute kidney recovery following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0255806.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. FERTOUK M, Gordon A, Pevni D, Ziv-Baran T, et al
    Early and late outcomes of single versus bilateral internal thoracic artery revascularization for patients in critical condition.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0255740.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. GONCHAROV M, Mejia OAV, Arthur CPS, Orlandi BMM, et al
    Mortality risk prediction in high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: Are traditional risk scores accurate?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0255662.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. EVRARD D, Jurcisin I, Assadi M, Patrier J, et al
    Tracheostomy in COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome patients and follow-up: A parisian bicentric retrospective cohort.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0261024.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. AHN JH, Lee EK, Kim D, Kang S, et al
    Effect of changes in cerebral oximeter values during cardiac surgery on the incidence of postoperative neurocognitive deficits (POND): A retrospective study based on propensity score-matched analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0260945.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. YAMAWAKI M, Honda Y, Makino K, Nakano T, et al
    Influence of polyvascular disease on clinical outcome in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation via transfemoral access.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0260385.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. SCAGLIONE A, Panzarino C, Modica M, Tavanelli M, et al
    Short- and long-term effects of a cardiac rehabilitation program in patients implanted with a left ventricular assist device.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0259927.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. TRIMAILLE A, Matsushita K, Marchandot B, Carmona A, et al
    Baseline mean platelet volume is a strong predictor of major and life-threatening bleedings after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0260439.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. HADAYA J, Tran Z, Sanaiha Y, Aguayo E, et al
    Impact of frailty on short term outcomes, resource use, and readmissions after transcatheter mitral valve repair: A national analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0259863.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. RANGANATH YS, Ramanujam V, Onodera Y, Keech J, et al
    Impact of paravertebral blocks on analgesic and non-analgesic outcomes after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: A propensity matched cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. KONSTANTY-KALANDYK J, Kedziora A, Mazur P, Litwinowicz R, et al
    Bilateral internal thoracic artery use in two-vessel disease does not increase the perioperative risk-A propensity score matched analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0261176.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. RICE SJ, Belani CP
    Diversity and heterogeneity of immune states in non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0260988.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. SU CL, Chiang LL, Tam KW, Chen TT, et al
    High-flow nasal cannula for reducing hypoxemic events in patients undergoing bronchoscopy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0260716.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. VAN ZANDEN JE, Leuvenink HGD, Verschuuren EAM, Erasmus ME, et al
    A translational rat model for ex vivo lung perfusion of pre-injured lungs after brain death.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0260705.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. GOTTLIEB J, Verleden GM, Perchl M, Valtin C, et al
    Disease progression in patients with the restrictive and mixed phenotype of Chronic Lung Allograft dysfunction-A retrospective analysis in five European centers to assess the feasibility of a therapeutic trial.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0260881.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  95. 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


  96. 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


  97. 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


  98. 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


  99. 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


  100. 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


  101. 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


  102. 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


  103. 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


  104. 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.
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