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    January 2019
  1. ANTUNES MJ
    Allograft aortic valve replacement: Definitively, still an option for some patient groups and pathologies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)33221.
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  2. MYERS PO, Mokashi SA, Horgan E, Borisuk M, et al
    Outcomes after mechanical aortic valve replacement in children and young adults with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:329-340.
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  3. RANUCCI M, Ambrogi F, Pistuddi V
    Cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury and the role of cardiopulmonary bypass technique.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:301.
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    December 2018
  4. BORGER MA, Holzhey DM
    Open transcatheter mitral valve replacement for severe mitral annular calcification: An ideal hybrid?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)33282.
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  5. FERRARIS VA
    Avoiding acute kidney injury after cardiac operations: Searching for the holy grail is not easy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)33205.
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  6. FISCHLEIN T
    Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass: Reawakening of a sleeping beauty?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)33208.
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  7. IYENGAR A, Atluri P
    Doing the "right" thing: Cardiac transplantation in patients with dextrocardia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)33204.
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  8. OKAMURA A, Watanabe M, Hayami M, Mine S, et al
    Esophagectomy via upper partial sternotomy for esophageal cancer after previous right pneumonectomy: A case report.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:e217-e220.
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  9. D'CUNHA J
    A first start for lung transplantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:2353-2354.
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  10. SHARGALL Y
    Going home after esophagectomy: The story is not over yet.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:2338-2339.
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  11. KALISNIK JM, Pollari F, Pfeiffer S
    Progression of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury into acute kidney disease: A case for enhanced early kidney diagnostic fine-tuning implementation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:2180-2181.
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  12. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement and surgical aortic valve replacement: Both excellent therapies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:2135-2137.
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    November 2018
  13. EVERS PD, Morales D
    Buy or sell: Pediatric cardiac transplantation is still a societal bull market...for now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)33190.
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  14. HUANG SC, Huang CH
    Faster recovery after complex neonatal cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)33163.
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  15. FINLEY RJ
    Severe anastomotic leaks after esophagectomy need early operative intervention.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)33162.
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  16. CHATTERJEE S
    Enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery: A game changer, passing fad, or somewhere in between?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)33159.
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  17. WHITMAN GJR
    Transfusion triggers in cardiac surgery: Does the Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery III trial answer the question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 15. pii: S0022-5223(18)32915.
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  18. GAUDINO M, Rahouma M, Abouarab A, Leonard J, et al
    Radial artery versus saphenous vein as the second conduit for coronary artery bypass surgery: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(18)32924.
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  19. KREBS ED, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, Fonner CE, et al
    Is routine extubation overnight safe in cardiac surgery patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(18)32926.
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  20. KITAHARA H, Hirai T, McCrorey M, Patel B, et al
    Hybrid coronary revascularization: Midterm outcomes of robotic multivessel bypass and percutaneous interventions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(18)32937.
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  21. PROVOST B, Pluchon K, Bezon E
    Which place could the radial artery take in coronary artery bypass grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)32918.
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  22. MARTIN A, Yamashita MH
    Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A high standard of comparison for transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)32910.
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  23. PADALA M
    Stress in the time of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)32906.
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  24. LEVY JH, Steiner ME
    How to interpret recent restrictive transfusion trials in cardiac surgery: More new data or new more data?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)32883.
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  25. DIAB MS, Bilkhu R, Soppa G, Edsell M, et al
    The influence of prolonged intensive care stay on quality of life, recovery, and clinical outcomes following cardiac surgery: A prospective cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1906-1915.
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    October 2018
  26. FRICKE TA, Zhu MZL, Konstantinov IE
    Alternative splicing in heart surgery: Lost in translation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)32871.
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  27. PADALA M
    Aortic root anatomy as a factor in the fluid mechanics of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)32867.
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  28. SADEQUE SA, Barlow CW
    Dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Fewer stones remain unturned.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32837.
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  29. WHITE A, Kucukak S, Lee DN, Mazzola E, et al
    Ivor Lewis minimally invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer: An excellent operation that improves with experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)32792.
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  30. WU D, Ghanta RK
    Just say NO? Does nitric oxide improve myocardial protection during cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)32798.
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  31. HUYGENS SA, Etnel JRG, Hanif M, Bekkers JA, et al
    Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement in elderly patients: Meta-analysis and microsimulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)32794.
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  32. MYLES PS, Smith JA, Kasza J, Silbert B, et al
    Tranexamic acid in coronary artery surgery: One-year results of the Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery (ATACAS) trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)32779.
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  33. GROTH SS
    Pathologic complete response after esophagectomy following neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for esophageal carcinoma: A cure sometimes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)32795.
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  34. XU F, Feng W, Zhou Z, Zhang Y, et al
    Antiplatelet effects of ticagrelor versus clopidogrel after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: A single-center randomized controlled trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)32786.
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  35. ORTEGA-LOUBON C, Fernandez-Molina M, Fierro I, Jorge-Monjas P, et al
    Postoperative kidney oxygen saturation as a novel marker for acute kidney injury after adult cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)32785.
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  36. KORSHIN A, Gronlykke L, Nilsson JC, Moller-Sorensen H, et al
    Tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion is significantly reduced during uncomplicated coronary artery bypass surgery: A prospective observational study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)32782.
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  37. EDELMAN JJ, Khan JM, Thourani VH
    A glimpse into the future for transcatheter mitral valve replacement in mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 14. pii: S0022-5223(18)32642.
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  38. ENGELMAN DT, Germain MJ
    Looking to prevent acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery? Just check the urine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 14. pii: S0022-5223(18)32651.
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  39. KAMENSHCHIKOV NO, Mandel IA, Podoksenov YK, Svirko YS, et al
    Nitric oxide provides myocardial protection when added to the cardiopulmonary bypass circuit during cardiac surgery: Randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)32614.
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  40. ANGELINI GD
    An old off-pump coronary artery bypass surgeon's reflections: A retrospective.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)32594.
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  41. BOZINOVSKI J
    A perspective on the one-year results of the Aspirin and Tranexemic Acid in Coronary Artery Surgery trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)32595.
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  42. BURNS DJP
    Moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation: Which cases benefit most from isolated coronary artery bypass?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(18)32582.
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  43. FORMICA F, D'Alessandro S
    Coronary patients on dialysis: Coronary artery bypass grafting or percutaneous coronary intervention? A complex question for a complex scenario.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)32554.
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  44. GASPAROVIC H, Kopjar T, Rados M, Anticevic A, et al
    Impact of remote ischemic preconditioning preceding coronary artery bypass grafting on inducing neuroprotection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)32516.
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  45. SERBAN R, Redwood S, Prendergast B, Rajani R, et al
    Real-time image integration for transcatheter mitral valve replacement in mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)32531.
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  46. THALJI NM, Maltais S, Daly RC, Greason KL, et al
    Risk of conventional cardiac surgery among patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction in the era of mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1530-1540.
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    September 2018
  47. SUN X, Jiang Y, Huang G, Huang J, et al
    Three-dimensional mitral valve structure in predicting moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation improvement after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)32519.
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  48. MYLES PS, Smith JA, Kasza J, Silbert B, et al
    Aspirin in coronary artery surgery: 1-year results of the Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)32509.
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  49. HATTESEN AL, Modrau IS, Nielsen DV, Hvas AM, et al
    The absorption of aspirin is reduced after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)32482.
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  50. POLLARI F, Dell'Aquila AM, Sohn C, Marianowicz J, et al
    Risk factors for paravalvular leak after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)32479.
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  51. CUMMINGS JJ, Shaw AD, Shi J, Lopez MG, et al
    Intraoperative prediction of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury using urinary biomarkers of cell cycle arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32484.
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  52. GAO W, Jiang T, Liu YH, Ding WG, et al
    Endothelial progenitor cells attenuate the lung ischemia/reperfusion injury following lung transplantation via the endothelial nitric oxide synthase pathway.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(18)32487.
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  53. CHANCELLOR WZ, Kron IL
    A focused approach: Specialization in coronary revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)32351.
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  54. MACK M, Taggart D
    Coronary revascularization should be a subspecialty focus in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)32354.
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  55. LOCKER C
    Off-pump or on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in diabetes: Is this the important question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0022-5223(18)32338.
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  56. HIRJI SA, Wei B
    Sternotomy for esophagectomy: Is it worth the risk?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0022-5223(18)32340.
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  57. SUWALSKI P, Kowalewski M, Jasinski M, Staromlynski J, et al
    Survival after surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation in mitral valve surgery: Analysis from the Polish National Registry of Cardiac Surgery Procedures (KROK).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)32321.
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  58. KIDANE B, Kaaki S, Hirpara DH, Shen YC, et al
    Emergency department use is high after esophagectomy and feeding tube problems are the biggest culprit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)32322.
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  59. YANAGAWA B, Graham MM, Afilalo J, Hassan A, et al
    Frailty as a risk predictor in cardiac surgery: Beyond the eyeball test.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)32301.
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  60. TALWAR S, Bhoje A, Khadagawat R, Chaturvedi P, et al
    Oral thyroxin supplementation in infants undergoing cardiac surgery: A double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1209-1217.
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  61. LANDER HL, Ejiofor JI, McGurk S, Kaneko T, et al
    Vancomycin paste still does not reduce the incidence of deep sternal wound infection after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1125-1126.
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  62. ATTARAN S, Thourani VH
    Sixteen years later and the debate for transcatheter aortic valve replacement or surgical aortic valve replacement remains controversial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1015-1016.
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  63. CHAI PJ
    Shedding more light on the use of mechanical aortic valve replacement in patients with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)32293.
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    August 2018
  64. MULLIGAN MS, Weill D, Davis RD, Christie JD, et al
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and American Association for Thoracic Surgery Workshop Report: Identifying collaborative clinical research priorities in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)32135.
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  65. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Compare apples with apples to call a spade a spade: Improving transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes nationally.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)32054.
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  66. TIAN D, Keshavjee S
    Experience from an American Association for Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Thoracic Surgery Training Fellowship: Lung transplantation in Toronto General Hospital.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:929-930.
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    July 2018
  67. KIVINIEMI T, Lehto J, Nissinen M, Nieminen T, et al
    Performance of CHA2DS2-VASc score for stroke prediction after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)32030.
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  68. CHOI N, Whitlock R, Klassen J, Zappitelli M, et al
    Early intraoperative iron-binding proteins are associated with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)32021.
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  69. HENN MC, Zajarias A, Quader N, Sintek M, et al
    Observed to expected 30-day mortality as a benchmark for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)32031.
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  70. HAN JJ, Atluri P
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Can we get through the turbulence?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32011.
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  71. ZILLA P, Bolman RM, Yacoub MH, Beyersdorf F, et al
    The Cape Town Declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(18)31723.
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  72. SCHERMAN J, Manganyi R, Human P, Pennel T, et al
    Isolated mechanical aortic valve replacement in rheumatic patients in a low- to middle-income country.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0022-5223(18)31836.
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  73. KARAMLOU T, Jegatheeswaran A
    Shuffling the cards won't change your hand: Reclassifying congenital heart surgery cases by complexity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S0022-5223(18)31845.
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  74. ANDERSEN ND, Turek JW
    Personalized cardiac surgery: Can noninvasive flow imaging lead to individualized resection strategies for bicuspid aortopathy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)31809.
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  75. BIANCHI CF, Petrucci O
    A better treatment for saphenous vein graft disease after coronary artery bypass surgery: Might statins be the answer at the right dose to the right patient at the right time?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)31815.
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  76. GUPTA P, Rettiganti M, Shinkawa T, Gossett JM, et al
    Reclassifying by highest complexity operation rather than first operation influences mortality after pediatric heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31780.
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  77. ANDO M, Hastie J, Takayama H
    Living, and living well, after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)31754.
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  78. WATERFORD SD, Moon MR
    Cardiac surgery comes first!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:3-4.
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    June 2018
  79. MOAZAMI N
    Left ventricular assist device therapy instead of conventional cardiac surgery in high-risk patients: To boldly go where no one has gone before?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)31751.
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  80. RAPETTO F, Bruno VD
    Evaluating outcomes after cardiac surgery: A complex challenge requiring flexibility.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 25. pii: S0022-5223(18)31746.
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  81. HAAVERSTAD R, Eriksen E, Vitale N
    Assessment of coronary lesions by optical coherence tomography: An attempt to improve results of coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 25. pii: S0022-5223(18)31748.
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  82. PULIDO JN
    Noninvasive ventilation and recruitment maneuvers after cardiac surgery: Are we doing enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)31743.
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  83. AN KR, Tam DY, Gaudino MFL, Fremes SE, et al
    Radial arteries for coronary angiography and coronary artery bypass surgery: Are two arteries enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)31733.
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  84. HAGEN JA
    A novel intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomotic technique: Potential benefit for patients undergoing a robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)31737.
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  85. FLORES S, Checchia PA
    Inflammatory and neurohormonal modulation for congenital heart surgery: The quest continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)31725.
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  86. GAUDINO M, Mack MJ, Taggart DP
    Additional arterial conduits in coronary artery bypass surgery: Finally coming of age.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)31263.
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  87. CHANCELLOR WZ, Kron IL
    The rest of the story: Long-term, patient-reported outcomes in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)31529.
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  88. SELLKE N, Kuczmarski A, Lawandy I, Cole VL, et al
    Enhanced coronary arteriolar contraction to vasopressin in patients with diabetes after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)31526.
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  89. HATOUM H, Dollery J, Lilly SM, Crestanello J, et al
    Impact of patient-specific morphologies on sinus flow stasis in transcatheter aortic valve replacement: An in vitro study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)31521.
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  90. GJEILO KH, Stenseth R, Wahba A, Lydersen S, et al
    Long-term health-related quality of life and survival after cardiac surgery: A prospective study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)31523.
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  91. SAKO EY
    Coronary artery bypass as a transplant process.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)31500.
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  92. ROCHA RV, Almeida RMS
    Cardiac surgery residency in Brazil: How to deal with the challenges of this unique specialty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)31505.
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  93. MICHLER RE
    Surgical management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting remains controversial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31485.
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  94. RUGE H, Herold U, Lange R
    Stent-graft treatment of an ascending aortic false aneurysm after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31489.
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  95. CYPEL M, Yeung JC, Keshavjee S
    Introducing the concept of semielective lung transplantation through the use of ex vivo lung perfusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31481.
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  96. GLOTZBACH JP, Sharma V, Tonna JE, Pettit JC, et al
    Value-driven cardiac surgery: Achieving "perfect care" after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31470.
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  97. NAIR SK, Sudarshan CD, Thorpe BS, Singh J, et al
    Mini-Stern Trial: A randomized trial comparing mini-sternotomy to full median sternotomy for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31482.
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  98. FRACASSI F, Sugiyama T, Yamamoto E, Ghoshhajra B, et al
    A combined fractional flow reserve and optical coherence tomography approach to guide coronary artery bypass grafting: A pilot study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)31459.
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  99. CUI Y, Qu J, Liang H, Li Z, et al
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  200. COOK CC, Rankin JS, Badhwar V
    The importance of atrial fibrillation at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting: Join in the chorus.
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  201. GAUDINO M
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  204. RAJAB TK, Van Arsdell G, Keshavjee S
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  205. ACCOLA KD
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    November 2017
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  225. ANKERSMIT HJ, Copic D, Simader E
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    September 2017
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    September 2016
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    July 2016
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    June 2016
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