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    May 2020
  1. VAN ARSDELL GS, Hussein N, Yoo SJ
    Three-dimensional printing in congenital cardiac surgery-Now and the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30526.
    PubMed    


    April 2020
  2. AUGOUSTIDES JG
    Commentary: Nitric oxide and acute kidney injury: Understanding the puzzle of renal rescue after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)30970.
    PubMed    


  3. BAKAEEN FG, Johnston DR, Svensson LG
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting as a subspecialty: Hype or reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)30903.
    PubMed    


  4. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Compliance with the American Association for Thoracic Surgery guidelines will prevent sternal wound infections and minimize postoperative complications in cardiac surgery patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30911.
    PubMed    


  5. JUNQUERA L, Kalavrouziotis D, Cote M, Dumont E, et al
    Results of transcarotid compared with transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30790.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. WOO JL, Anderson BR
    Administrators: Do you know how your pediatric cardiac surgeries are reimbursed?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30887.
    PubMed    


  7. KUHN EW, Liakopoulos OJ
    Commentary: Transapical aortic valve replacement versus surgical aortic valve replacement: A fundamental touchstone!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30822.
    PubMed    


  8. MITTEL A, Kim DH, Cooper Z, Argenziano M, et al
    Use of 90-day mortality does not change assessment of hospital quality after coronary artery bypass grafting in New York State.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30765.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. LODEWYKS C, Arora RC
    Commentary: Absolute creatinine values and preoperative acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery patients: Are we barking up the wrong tree?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30792.
    PubMed    


  10. OMER S
    Commentary: Saphenous vein graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting. It's all about getting the basics right.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30775.
    PubMed    


  11. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Low left ventricular ejection fraction in coronary artery bypass grafting: Accept or control factors determining survival?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30810.
    PubMed    


  12. LEONE A, Murana G, Pacini D
    Commentary: Transapical aortic valve replacement: There are other fish in the sea.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30767.
    PubMed    


  13. KULIK A
    Commentary: Yin and Yang: Antiplatelet and lipid-lowering therapies to prevent vein graft thrombosis and atherosclerosis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30755.
    PubMed    


  14. MICELI A, Montisci A
    Reply from the authors: Acute kidney injury: Infinity times infinity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e263.
    PubMed    


  15. ELEFTERIADES JA
    Reply: Focus: Diameters and gradients, not commerce or regulations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e259-e260.
    PubMed    


  16. MCLEAN TR
    Herculean efforts and standardizing valve labeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e259.
    PubMed    



  17. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1292.
    PubMed    


  18. VERVOORT D
    The elephant in the room: Social media as a tool.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e273.
    PubMed    



  19. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1303-1304.
    PubMed    


  20. MENNANDER AA
    Commentary: When is repeated cardiac valve surgery justified during drug-associated infective endocarditis?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1271-1272.
    PubMed    


  21. BARAC YD
    Commentary: To use or not to use? This is the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1343-1344.
    PubMed    



  22. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1242-1244.
    PubMed    


  23. GREGORY AJ
    Commentary: More than just the tube.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1403-1404.
    PubMed    


  24. BOZINOVSKI J
    Commentary: Measure twice, cut as directed-Transit-time flow measurement and high-frequency ultrasound-guided surgical revision.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1293-1294.
    PubMed    


  25. PAONE G
    Commentary: Is routine use of transit-time flow measurement and high frequency ultrasound assessment in coronary bypass grafting ready for prime time, or a waste of time?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1295-1296.
    PubMed    


  26. METKUS TS, Whitman GJR
    Commentary: Nighttime stars: Intensivist coverage and cardiac surgical outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1376-1377.
    PubMed    


  27. LEE PHU, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: My precious.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1354-1355.
    PubMed    


  28. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    Commentary: Variability matters-lessons for quality and health policy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1245-1246.
    PubMed    


  29. WEISEL RD, McGrath S
    Expanding opportunities to publish in American Association for Thoracic Surgery journals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1169-1170.
    PubMed    


  30. WEIXLER VHM, Zurakowski D, Kheir J, Guariento A, et al
    Fontan with lateral tunnel is associated with improved survival compared with extracardiac conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1480-1491.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. HOZAIN AE, Tipograf Y, Pinezich MR, Cunningham KM, et al
    Multiday maintenance of extracorporeal lungs using cross-circulation with conscious swine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1640-1653.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. PARK CH, Lee SM, Lee JW, Hwang SH, et al
    Hook-wire localization versus lipiodol localization for patients with pulmonary lesions having ground-glass opacity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1571-1579.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. ROMEO JLR, Papageorgiou G, Takkenberg JJM, Roos-Hesselink JW, et al
    Influence of pregnancy on long-term durability of allografts in right ventricular outflow tract.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1508-1516.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. MADARIAGA ML, Lennes IT, Best T, Shepard JO, et al
    Multidisciplinary selection of pulmonary nodules for surgical resection: Diagnostic results and long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1558-1566.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. ORAS J, Doueh R, Norberg E, Redfors B, et al
    Left ventricular dysfunction in potential heart donors and its influence on recipient outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1333-1341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. MORI M, Bin Mahmood SU, Schranz AJ, Sultan I, et al
    Risk of reoperative valve surgery for endocarditis associated with drug use.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1262-1268.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. CORSINI EM, Mitchell KG, Nguyen TC, Vaporciyan AA, et al
    Cardiothoracic surgery mock oral examinations: A single institution's 5-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1439-1444.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. ATKINS M, Reardon MJ
    Commentary: Constant variability.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1247-1248.
    PubMed    


  39. HUARD P, Kalavrouziotis D, Lipes J, Simon M, et al
    Does the full-time presence of an intensivist lead to better outcomes in the cardiac surgical intensive care unit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1363-1375.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. LEGARE JF, Hassan A
    Commentary: Time to standardize physician expertise and coverage in cardiac intensive care units?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1390-1391.
    PubMed    


  41. KIRKLIN JK
    Commentary: Ventricular assist devices in patients with major kidney compromise-A paradigm shift?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1320-1321.
    PubMed    


    March 2020
  42. DUNNING J, Trevis J
    Results of the PARAMEDIC-2 trial and how they relate to resuscitation after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(20)30469.
    PubMed    


  43. MITCHELL KG, Farooqi A, Ludmir EB, Corsini EM, et al
    Pulmonary resection is associated with long-term survival and should remain a therapeutic option in oligometastatic lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30633.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. MAZINE A, David TE, Lafreniere-Roula M, Feindel CM, et al
    Early outcomes of the Bentall procedure after previous cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30720.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. GROTH SS
    Commentary: Enhanced recovery after surgery: Does ketorolac get in the WAE of anastomotic healing following esophagectomy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30718.
    PubMed    


  46. PAONE G, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Surgical or transapical aortic valve replacement? Does the answer matter if you are asking the wrong question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30713.
    PubMed    


  47. OMER S, Adeseye A, Jimenez E, Cornwell LD, et al
    Low left ventricular ejection fraction, complication rescue, and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30642.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. ZHU J, Zhu Y, Zhang M, Xue Q, et al
    Influence of lipoproteins and antiplatelet agents on vein graft patency 1 year after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30641.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. LIN J
    Commentary: Running bronchial anastomotic suture in lung transplantation: Should we run before we walk?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30605.
    PubMed    


  50. ATLADOTTIR HO, Modrau IS, Jakobsen CJ, Torp-Pedersen CT, et al
    Impact of perioperative course during cardiac surgery on outcomes in patients 80 years and older.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30570.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. MICK SL
    Commentary: Patients who move better do better: Implications of mobility limitations in transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30595.
    PubMed    


  52. SOUZA D, Samano N
    Reply: No-touch saphenous veins and radial arteries should qualify for the same coronary artery bypass grafting team.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)30502.
    PubMed    


  53. WU S, Ling YP, Zhao H
    Experience with porcine beating heart simulator for coronary artery bypass surgery residency training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. GAUDINO M, Chikwe J, Falk V, Lawton JS, et al
    Transatlantic editorial: The use of multiple arterial grafts for coronary revascularization in Europe and North America.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30458.
    PubMed    


  55. CHOO SJ
    Commentary: Postpericardial syndrome after cardiac surgery: Is it really benign?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(20)30563.
    PubMed    


  56. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Tricuspid regurgitation and aortic valve replacement: Act or observe?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30543.
    PubMed    


  57. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Choi YH
    Commentary: Tricuspid valve disease at the time of surgical aortic valve replacement: Treat it or leave it?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30545.
    PubMed    


  58. HAMILTON BCS, Dincheva GR, Matthay MA, Hays S, et al
    Improved survival after lung transplantation for adults requiring preoperative invasive mechanical ventilation: A national cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)30519.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. LAU D, Pannu N, James MT, Hemmelgarn BR, et al
    Costs and consequences of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: A cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)30516.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. QUINTESSENZA J
    Commentary: Pulmonary valve replacement-Is this the best we can do?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1074.
    PubMed    


  61. TIMEK TA
    Commentary: May the force be with you.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e185-e186.
    PubMed    


  62. STOREY H, Stacey S, Anwar S
    The role of hyperoxia in cardiac enhanced recovery programs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e217.
    PubMed    


  63. LODGE AJ
    Commentary: Another look at stage I Norwood outcomes from a different perspective.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1049-1050.
    PubMed    


  64. STADLAN N
    Patients who are dead by neurologic criteria (brain dead) are not homogeneous.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e213.
    PubMed    


  65. LIN SS
    Commentary: Deep venous thrombosis in lung transplant recipients-tip of the iceberg that can potentially affect long-term outcome?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1154-1155.
    PubMed    


  66. VERVOORT D, Sade RM, Luc JGY
    Ethics in resource-constrained settings: When palliation is more important than another scar.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e243-e244.
    PubMed    


  67. LEHENBAUER DG, Calhoon J
    Commentary: Atrioventricular canal repair: Surgeon preference reigns supreme.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1026-1027.
    PubMed    


  68. BACKER CL
    Commentary: This case is closed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1028.
    PubMed    


  69. WEKSLER B
    Commentary: A small step for technology, a potential giant leap for thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1139-1140.
    PubMed    


  70. ANDERSEN ND, McElhannon CA, Turek JW
    Commentary: Necessity is the mother of invention for heart kids in the developing world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e241-e242.
    PubMed    


  71. STEIN LH, Britton LW
    Commentary: Mitral repair-Where it all comes together?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e187.
    PubMed    


  72. JACOBS JP, St Louis JD, Scholl FG
    Commentary: Humanitarian outreach-Providing resources and measuring quality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1000-1001.
    PubMed    


  73. FERRARIS VA, Pezzella AT
    Commentary: Worldwide disparities in cardiac surgical care: Thinking globally not locally to solve problems of limited resources and access to specialized care.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:997-999.
    PubMed    


  74. AGLIO LS, Gugino LD, Mizuguchi KA
    Commentary: At long last-Cerebral oximetry-based goal directed therapy to prevent postoperative cognitive decline is here.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:954-955.
    PubMed    


  75. MISFELD M, Borger MA
    Reply: Why Still IIB And C?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e168-e169.
    PubMed    


  76. ISMAIL MF, Elmahrouk AF, Arafat AA, Hamouda TE, et al
    Evolution of the Norwood operation outcomes in patients with late presentation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1040-1048.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. FIEDLER AG, Sihag S
    Entering the great unknown: Transition to academic practice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1156-1160.
    PubMed    


  78. LIU YW, Chang PC, Chang SJ, Chiang HH, et al
    Simultaneous bilateral thoracoscopic blebs excision reduces contralateral recurrence in patients undergoing operation for ipsilateral primary spontaneous pneumothorax.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1120-1127.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. FONG LS, Betts K, Bell D, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Complete atrioventricular septal defect repair in Australia: Results over 25 years.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1014-1025.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. MENNANDER A, Gudbjartsson T, Jeppsson A, Hjortdal V, et al
    Specialist training for cardiothoracic surgery in the Nordic countries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1002-1008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. ALAEDDINE M, Ploutz M, Arabia FA, Velez DA, et al
    Implantation of total artificial heart in a 10-year-old after support with a temporary perventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e227-e229.
    PubMed    


  82. PRADEGAN N, Marinez Munoz Y, Vida VL, Leon-Wyss JR, et al
    Subaxillary bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis in an infant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e235-e237.
    PubMed    


  83. PRAGT H, Schoots MH, Accord RE, Arrigoni SC, et al
    A stented bovine pericardial prosthesis in the pulmonary position.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1063-1071.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. VANDENBERGHE S, Iseli D, Demertzis S
    Direct visualization of carbon dioxide field flooding: Optical and concentration level comparison of diffusor effectiveness.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:958-968.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. KIM JH, Lee SH, Lee S, Youn YN, et al
    Axillary artery cannulation reduces early embolic stroke and mortality after open arch repair with circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:772-778.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. RUEL M, Sun LY, Gaudino MF
    The SYNTAX score according to diabetic status: What does it mean for the patient requiring myocardial revascularization?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:857-860.
    PubMed    


    February 2020
  87. STACHON P, Kaier K, Oettinger V, Bothe W, et al
    Transapical aortic valve replacement versus surgical aortic valve replacement: A subgroup analyses for at-risk populations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)30517.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. PORTERIE J, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S
    Commentary: Subclinical valve thrombosis: A game-changer issue in transcatheter aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30494.
    PubMed    


  89. HOLST KA
    Commentary: Permanent pacemaker implantation after cardiac surgery: Patience for our patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30499.
    PubMed    


  90. JOHNSTON DR, Griffith BP, Puskas JD, Bavaria JE, et al
    Intermediate-term outcomes of aortic valve replacement using a bioprosthesis with a novel tissue.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30474.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. EL-SAYED AHMED MM, Landolfo KP
    Commentary: Timing is everything: Permanent pacemaker implantation following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30493.
    PubMed    


  92. SULTAN I
    Commentary: Permanent pacemakers after cardiac surgery: Are we jumping the gun?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30480.
    PubMed    


  93. PLUSCHERIE CHIDI A, Wayne Etchill E, Ha JS, Lovester Bush E, et al
    Effect of thoracic versus cervical anastomosis on anastomotic leak among patients who undergo esophagectomy after neoadjuvant chemoradiation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)30454.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. VO TX, Rubens FD
    Commentary: Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: Are we at risk of overstating the obvious?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30449.
    PubMed    


  95. BIS J, Goscinska-Bis K, Golba KS, Gocol R, et al
    Permanent pacemaker implantation after cardiac surgery: Optimization of the decision making process.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30432.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. DEO SV, Sharma V, Altarabsheh SE, Raza S, et al
    Home health care visits may reduce the need for early readmission after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30440.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. CHANCELLOR WZ, Mehaffey JH, Beller JP, Hawkins RB, et al
    Impact of tricuspid regurgitation with and without repair during aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30424.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. TAGGART DP, Gaudino MF, Gerry S, Gray A, et al
    Ten-year outcomes after off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Insights from the Arterial Revascularization Trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. COTI I, Schukro C, Drevinja F, Haberl T, et al
    Conduction disturbances following surgical aortic valve replacement with a rapid-deployment bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30433.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. LI XY, Hou HT, Chen HX, Liu XC, et al
    Preoperative plasma biomarkers associated with atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30428.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. MATOS JD, McIlvaine S, Grau-Sepulveda M, Jawitz OK, et al
    Anticoagulation and amiodarone for new atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting: Prescription patterns and 30-day outcomes in the United States and Canada.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30408.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. GELLER CM, Seng SS
    How to keep patients un-HAPI: Cardiac surgery and sacral pressure injuries: Invited expert opinion: Hospital-acquired pressure injuries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30202.
    PubMed    


  103. HEITKEMPER M, Sivakumar S, Hatoum H, Dollery J, et al
    Simple 2-dimensional anatomic model to predict the risk of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30435.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  104. BURKHART HM, Mir A
    Commentary: Three-dimensional printing in congenital cardiac surgery: The future is now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30401.
    PubMed    


  105. SHEN KR
    Commentary: Does the location of the anastomosis affect leak rate after esophagectomy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30388.
    PubMed    


  106. YUH DD
    Commentary: Missing a beat? Implications of heart block with rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30397.
    PubMed    


  107. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: The role of del Nido cardioplegia in adult cardiac surgery: The jury is still out.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30295.
    PubMed    


  108. SALFITY H, Hartwig M
    Commentary: The burning questions of reflux management in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30304.
    PubMed    


  109. CHANG SH, Kon ZN
    Commentary: Bronchial anastomosis for lung transplantation-one suture fits all.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30300.
    PubMed    


  110. DI MAURO M, Foschi M, Amendolara F, Calafiore AM, et al
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery around the clock!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)30278.
    PubMed    


    January 2020
  111. BURNS DJP
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass with bilateral internal thoracic arteries: Could smaller be considered better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30238.
    PubMed    


  112. NAJMEH S, Hartwig MG
    Commentary: Adding fuel to the fire for mechanical support during lung transplantation-More might be better.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30256.
    PubMed    


  113. TORREGROSSA G, Benedetto U, Balkhy HH
    Commentary: Handling mitral annulus calcification from behind the robotic console: The Pugachev's Cobra in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30239.
    PubMed    


  114. LEHTO J, Gunn J, Bjorn R, Malmberg M, et al
    Adverse events and survival with postpericardiotomy syndrome after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)30231.
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  115. BRUNO VD
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting after acute myocardial infarction: Is timing of surgery a relevant factor?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30073.
    PubMed    


  116. KIRKLIN JK, Pagani FD, Goldstein DJ, John R, et al
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation guidelines on selected topics in mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)40862.
    PubMed    


  117. ENGELMAN DT, Uddin QK, Crisafi C
    Commentary: Low hanging fruit-reducing hospital-acquired pressure injuries associated with cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30187.
    PubMed    


  118. VALLELY MP, Hameed I, Gaudino M
    Commentary: The evolution of coronary artery bypass surgery: Toward a better operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30197.
    PubMed    


  119. ZHOU S, Egorova N, Moskowitz G, Giustino G, et al
    Trends in MitraClip, mitral valve repair, and mitral valve replacement from 2000 to 2016.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30182.
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  120. MANJI RA, Arora RC
    Commentary: Should patients awaiting cardiac surgery who need anticoagulation be on direct oral anticoagulants or vitamin K antagonists?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30188.
    PubMed    


  121. FERRARIS VA
    Reply: Is prevention of acute kidney injury after cardiac operations hopeless? Michael Jordan would say no!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)39879.
    PubMed    


  122. GLAUSER G, Goodrich S, McClintock SD, Szeto WY, et al
    Association of overlapping cardiac surgery with short-term patient outcomes.
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  123. PRIYANKA P, Zarbock A, Izawa J, Gleason TG, et al
    The impact of acute kidney injury by serum creatinine or urine output criteria on major adverse kidney events in cardiac surgery patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30029.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  124. HOSOYAMA K, Ruel M
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting after acute myocardial infarction: Sound clinical judgment still prevails.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30042.
    PubMed    


  125. ISHIBASHI N, Jonas RA
    Commentary: Nitric oxide: An important contributor to neuroprotection during pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30032.
    PubMed    


  126. KRAMER RS, Zemrak W
    Commentary: One size fits most, but not all when discontinuing direct oral anticoagulants before cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30006.
    PubMed    


  127. DOLAPOGLU A, Coselli JS
    Commentary: Risk of overlapping surgery in cardiac surgery? Much ado about nothing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30025.
    PubMed    


  128. HOLST KA
    Commentary: Lessons learned from multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation following cardiac surgery and the gap to broad application.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30033.
    PubMed    


    December 2019
  129. NEMETH S, Schnell S, Argenziano M, Ning Y, et al
    Daytime variation does not impact outcome of cardiac surgery: Results from a diverse, multi-institutional cardiac surgery network.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)40864.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  130. HUSSEIN N, Lim A, Honjo O, Haller C, et al
    Development and validation of a procedure-specific assessment tool for hands-on surgical training in congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)40478.
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  131. ROSENBLUM JM, Binongo J, Wei J, Liu Y, et al
    Priorities in coronary artery bypass grafting: Is midterm survival more dependent on completeness of revascularization or multiple arterial grafts?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)39882.
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  132. FOX V, Kleikamp A, Dittrich M, Zittermann A, et al
    Direct oral anticoagulants and cardiac surgery: A descriptive study of preoperative management and postoperative outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)37170.
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  133. OMER S, Bakaeen FG
    Commentary: Setting priorities in coronary artery bypass grafting: Do what you can when you can-as long as it's arterial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)37095.
    PubMed    


  134. LAZAR HL
    The surgeon's role in optimizing medical therapy and maintaining compliance with secondary prevention guidelines in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)33124.
    PubMed    


  135. ORTEGA-LOUBON C, Tamayo E, Jorge-Monjas P
    Reply: Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury-A protective armor rather than a lethal ammunition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)32760.
    PubMed    


  136. KRAMER RS
    Commentary: Is acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery the canary in the mineshaft?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)37087.
    PubMed    


  137. BREMNER RM
    Commentary: The heartburn of lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)36144.
    PubMed    


  138. OGAWA M, Satomi-Kobayashi S, Yoshida N, Tsuboi Y, et al
    Effects of acute-phase multidisciplinary rehabilitation on unplanned readmissions after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)36114.
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  139. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Timing of coronary artery bypass grafting after acute myocardial infarction may not influence mortality and readmissions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)36106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  140. SCHWEIZER R, Jacquet-Lagreze M, Fellahi JL
    Cerebrovascular complications after cardiac surgery: It is time to track and treat large vessel occlusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)32763.
    PubMed    


  141. ST LOUIS JD, Plunkett M
    Commentary: Is donor acceptance a bigger problem than donor availability? Time for a realistic look.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1663-1664.
    PubMed    


  142. BREMNER RM
    Commentary: Making more with less.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1717.
    PubMed    


  143. ANDERSEN ND, Kirmani S, Turek JW
    Commentary: Cavopulmonary assist: Closing in on the white whale of single-ventricle palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1637-1638.
    PubMed    


  144. DENLINGER CE
    Commentary: Two chests are better than one.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1718-1719.
    PubMed    


  145. DAVIES RR
    Commentary: The future fourth stage of single-ventricle palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1639-1640.
    PubMed    


  146. BURNS DJP
    Commentary: Advancing the ongoing great cardioplegia debate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1555-1556.
    PubMed    


  147. MAEDA K
    Commentary: Subpulmonary pump in Fontan circulation: Can it be a breakthrough in treatment of the single ventricle?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1641-1642.
    PubMed    


  148. HAMEED I, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Do not kill (especially for nothing).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1557-1558.
    PubMed    


  149. VAN BERKEL V
    Commentary: You get more than you give-Living donor lobar lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1720.
    PubMed    


  150. KOLTE D, Aronow HD, Kennedy KF, Ehsan A, et al
    Reply: Analysis of administrative claims data provides valid and meaningful conclusions despite its imperfections.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e181-e182.
    PubMed    


  151. LOCKER C
    Commentary: Is the era of bilateral internal thoracic artery coming for diabetic patients? Yes, [depends who you ask].
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1573-1575.
    PubMed    


  152. KURLANSKY P
    Commentary: A tree in winter: The case for arterial grafting in the diabetic patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1571-1572.
    PubMed    


  153. LEVY G, Conti VR
    Commentary: Preoperative beta-blockers-One size does not fit all when considering management.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1600-1601.
    PubMed    


  154. SANTER D, Kramer A, Kiss A, Aumayr K, et al
    St Thomas' Hospital polarizing blood cardioplegia improves hemodynamic recovery in a porcine model of cardiopulmonary bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1543-1554.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  155. RODEFELD MD, Marsden A, Figliola R, Jonas T, et al
    Cavopulmonary assist: Long-term reversal of the Fontan paradox.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1627-1636.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  156. HAN JJ, Kelly JJ, Iyengar A, Patrick WL, et al
    Timeless lessons from the past and present leaders of cardiothoracic surgery part 1: Professional accomplishment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1602-1606.
    PubMed    


    November 2019
  157. MALAISRIE SC, McCarthy PM, Kruse J, Matsouaka RA, et al
    Ablation of atrial fibrillation during coronary artery bypass grafting: Late outcomes in a Medicare population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)33073.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  158. SUN WT, Hou HT, Chen HX, Xue HM, et al
    Calcium-activated potassium channel family in coronary artery bypass grafts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)33456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  159. MITZMAN B
    Commentary: Taking matters into your own hands: Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for controlled reperfusion during lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)33492.
    PubMed    


  160. ZHU A, Andersen ND, Allareddy V
    Commentary: Enhanced recovery program after congenital heart surgery: Promising baby steps.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33464.
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  161. HOETZENECKER K, Benazzo A, Stork T, Sinn K, et al
    Bilateral lung transplantation on intraoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenator: An observational study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33065.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  162. MARISCALCO G, Juvonen T, Biancari F
    Commentary: Age is just an element of the quality of life puzzle following aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33463.
    PubMed    


  163. FRANKEL WC, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: Silent brain lesions add noise to the on- versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting debate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33466.
    PubMed    


  164. GRIFFIN BR, Teixeira JP, Ambruso S, Bronsert M, et al
    Stage 1 acute kidney injury is independently associated with infection following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)33070.
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  165. LU M, Luketich JD, Levy RM, Awais O, et al
    Anastomotic complications after esophagectomy: Influence of omentoplasty in propensity-weighted cohorts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)32214.
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  166. MURTHY SC
    Commentary: One more thing to complicate lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)33077.
    PubMed    


  167. VEKSTEIN AM, Lin SS
    Commentary: Silent brain lesions after coronary artery bypass grafting-Reexamining the sound of silence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32747.
    PubMed    


  168. KEHLER DS, Arora RC
    Commentary: Does a "less is more" approach reduce delirium in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32744.
    PubMed    


  169. CHIKWE J, Trento A
    Commentary: Bias in cardiac surgery trial design.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32749.
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  170. PERRAULT LP, Carrier M, Voisine P, Olsen PS, et al
    Sequential multidetector computed tomography assessments after venous graft treatment solution in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)32503.
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  171. CHO JS, Shim JK, Lee S, Song JW, et al
    Chronic progression of cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury: Intermediary role of acute kidney disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)32485.
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  172. KLAUTZ RJM, Vriesendorp MD, Dagenais F, Labrousse L, et al
    Antithrombotic therapy and bleeding events after aortic valve replacement with a novel bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)32400.
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  173. HOFSTETTER WL
    Open versus hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy: Join the crowd, but do not throw away your abdominal retractors just yet.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1475-1478.
    PubMed    


  174. SHEMANSKI KA, Kim AW
    Commentary: Don't sweat the compensatory sweating.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1490-1491.
    PubMed    


  175. MILLER DL
    Commentary: Successful treatment for compensatory sweating.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1489.
    PubMed    


  176. BRODERICK SR, Bott MJ
    Neoadjuvant immunotherapy in patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1471-1474.
    PubMed    


  177. THANGAPPAN K, Morales DLS
    Commentary: Are we there yet? Long-term ventricular assist device therapy in pediatric heart centers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1442-1443.
    PubMed    


  178. ADACHI I
    Pediatric ventricular assist device support as a permanent therapy: Clinical reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1438-1441.
    PubMed    


  179. BRODA CR, Adachi I
    Commentary: Fontan assist device support: Road map to "stage 4" palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1422-1423.
    PubMed    


  180. GONZALEZ-RIVAS D, Rami-Porta R
    Commentary: Intraoperative lymph node assessment by robotic, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, and thoracotomy: None meet the international recommendations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1469-1470.
    PubMed    


  181. STERBLING HM, Litle VR
    Reply: Leading the way in cardiothoracic surgery career development.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e178-e179.
    PubMed    


  182. BRODA CR, Adachi I
    Commentary: Mechanical support for the subpulmonary circulation of Fontan physiology-A step in the right direction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1436-1437.
    PubMed    


  183. HSIA TY
    Commentary: The Fontan paradox: A de Leval challenge.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1434-1435.
    PubMed    


  184. HUDDLESTON CB, Fiore AC
    Commentary: What in the world is glial fibrillary acidic protein?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e175-e176.
    PubMed    


  185. HICKS GL
    Commentary: The internal thoracic artery does know or care whether you are male or female.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1354-1355.
    PubMed    


  186. KNEUERTZ PJ, Cheufou DH, D'Souza DM, Mardanzai K, et al
    Propensity-score adjusted comparison of pathologic nodal upstaging by robotic, video-assisted thoracoscopic, and open lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1457-1466.
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  187. KHOO B, Buratto E, Fricke TA, Gelbart B, et al
    Outcomes of surgery for infective endocarditis in children: A 30-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1399-1409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  188. YAMAMOTO H, Okada M
    The management of compensatory sweating after thoracic sympathectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1481-1488.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  189. TRUSTY PM, Tree M, Maher K, Slesnick TC, et al
    An in vitro analysis of the PediMag and CentriMag for right-sided failing Fontan support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1413-1421.
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  190. MACHAIDZE Z, Mencattelli M, Arnal G, Price K, et al
    Optically-guided instrument for transapical beating-heart delivery of artificial mitral chordae tendineae.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1332-1340.
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  191. LIN WCP, Doyle MG, Roche SL, Honjo O, et al
    Computational fluid dynamic simulations of a cavopulmonary assist device for failing Fontan circulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1424-1433.
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    October 2019
  192. BLOKZIJL F, Houterman S, van Straten BHM, Daeter E, et al
    The impact of surgical aortic valve replacement on quality of life-a multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)32369.
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  193. KREBS ED, Chancellor WZ, Hawkins RB, Beller JP, et al
    Objective measure of learning curves for trainees in cardiac surgery via cumulative sum failure analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)32194.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  194. SAITO M, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Takahashi M, Kayawake H, et al
    Protective effects of a hydrogen-rich solution during cold ischemia in rat lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32355.
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  195. SCHWARZ S, Benazzo A, Prosch H, Jaksch P, et al
    Lung transplantation for pulmonary hypertension with giant pulmonary artery aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)32358.
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  196. DREIFALDT M, Mannion JD, Geijer H, Liden M, et al
    The no-touch saphenous vein is an excellent alternative conduit to the radial artery 8 years after coronary artery bypass grafting: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)32357.
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  197. LUO XJ, Wang YT, Wang W, Xu DH, et al
    Application of the descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32277.
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  198. BERDAJS DA
    Commentary: Quality of life following aortic valve replacement in era of transcatheter approach: Change of time.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32286.
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  199. ROY N, Parra MF, Brown ML, Sleeper LA, et al
    Initial experience introducing an enhanced recovery program in congenital cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32279.
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  200. LEVINSKY NC, Wima K, Morris MC, Ahmad SA, et al
    Outcome of delayed versus timely esophagectomy after chemoradiation for esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)32254.
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  201. ENGELMAN DT, Crisafi C, Germain M, Greco B, et al
    Using urinary biomarkers to reduce acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)32245.
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  202. TACHIBANA H, Hiraoka A, Saito K, Naito Y, et al
    Incidence and impact of silent brain lesions after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)32219.
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  203. KOCH CG, Sessler DI, Duncan AE, Mascha EJ, et al
    Effect of red blood cell storage duration on major postoperative complications in cardiac surgery: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)32222.
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  204. HOLST KA, Habermann EB
    Commentary: Time to make moves on opioid prescribing following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)32227.
    PubMed    


  205. SI MS
    Commentary: Promise of personalized tissue-engineered vascular grafts for congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32206.
    PubMed    


  206. EDELMAN JJ, Shults C, Thourani VH
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement valve durability: Good enough for young, low-risk patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)31680.
    PubMed    


  207. RAJAGOPAL K
    Commentary: Coming to terms with stroke and "brain lesions" in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)32183.
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  208. CLEMENT KC, Canner JK, Lawton JS, Whitman GJR, et al
    Predictors of new persistent opioid use after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)32169.
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  209. PAONE G, Greenbaum AB
    Commentary: Transcatheter aortic valve-in-transcatheter aortic valve replacement-Are we learning more and knowing less?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)32157.
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  210. BACHA EA, LaPar DJ
    Commentary: A high index of suspicion for coronary problems after congenital heart surgery is critical.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)32153.
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  211. IRVING AH, Harris A, Petrie D, Higgins A, et al
    Impact of patient blood management guidelines on blood transfusions and patient outcomes during cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)31905.
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  212. BACHA E
    Commentary: An important contribution to pediatric cardiac surgery in low- and middle-income countries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)32130.
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  213. HARLOFF MT, Percy ED, Aranki SF
    Commentary: Reinventing the wheel of mitral valve surgery survival.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)32121.
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  214. MCFADDEN PM, Oslund W
    Commentary: Routine lower extremity venous thromboembolism screening following lung transplantation: Seek and ye shall find.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)32119.
    PubMed    


  215. ABREU JA, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: Another important tool in the toolbox: The descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)32110.
    PubMed    


  216. ELEFTERIADES JA, Zafar MA, Ziganshin BA
    Commentary: Toward truth in advertising.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1055-1057.
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  217. ALVAREZ NH, Guy TS
    Commentary: Invited commentary.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1137-1138.
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  218. HUANG SC
    Commentary: Choosing complex biventricular repair versus Fontan-the unmet needs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1171-1172.
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  219. HOETZENECKER K, Cypel M
    Commentary: INSPIRE results? A critical appraisal of study end points.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1266-1267.
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  220. Discussion.
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  221. KARAMLOU T, Najm HK
    Commentary: Black or white: The false dichotomy argument inherent in comparing biventricular repair versus Fontan completion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1168-1170.
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  222. FUNG JYY, Hsin MKY
    Commentary: Direct-acting antiviral regimens usher in the era of hepatitis C virus-positive donors in lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e159-e160.
    PubMed    


  223. CHATTERJEE S
    Commentary: The way to a patient's heart is through the stomach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1111-1112.
    PubMed    


  224. KEHLER DS, Arora RC
    Commentary: Modern antihyperglycemic medications in the era of the frail cardiac surgical patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1118-1119.
    PubMed    


  225. WOLOVITS JS, Friesen CLH
    Commentary: What's in an algorithm?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1218-1219.
    PubMed    


  226. BREMNER RM
    Commentary: Less waste-More lives saved!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e153.
    PubMed    


  227. HANCOCK FRIESEN CL
    Commentary: It takes a village.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1197-1198.
    PubMed    


  228. WORKU B, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Coincidence or consequence, and the effect of sex on either.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1081-1082.
    PubMed    


  229. JAVIDFAR J
    Commentary: Portable, normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion-High hopes, not yet fully realized.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1264-1265.
    PubMed    


  230. RAO V
    Commentary: Concomitant valvular intervention at the time of ventricular assist device implant: Too much or not enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1090-1091.
    PubMed    


  231. BERTOLACCINI L
    Commentary: The power (under control) of meta-analysis in the synthesis of clinical knowledge.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1101-1102.
    PubMed    


  232. BLACKSTONE EH, Swain J, McCardle K, Adams DH, et al
    A comprehensive American Association for Thoracic Surgery quality program for the 21st century.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1120-1126.
    PubMed    


  233. LUC JGY, Ouzounian M, Bender EM, Blitz A, et al
    The Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network: Early experience and lessons learned.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1127-1136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  234. AYUB A, Nunez Lopez O, Booth A, Okereke I, et al
    Pulmonary hepatoid adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e139-e140.
    PubMed    


  235. SANTRO T, d'Udekem Y, Zannino D, Hobbes B, et al
    Determinants of acute events leading to mortality after shunt procedure in univentricular palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1144-1153.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  236. SUN J, Brizard C, Winlaw D, Alphonso N, et al
    Biventricular repair versus Fontan completion for patients with d- or l-transposition of the great arteries with ventricular septal defect and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1158-1167.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  237. VARGHESE TK JR, Entwistle JW 3rd, Mayer JE, Moffatt-Bruce SD, et al
    Ethical standards for cardiothoracic surgeons' participation in social media.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1139-1143.
    PubMed    


  238. BERTRANDT RA, Saudek DM, Scott JP, Madrzak M, et al
    Chest tube removal algorithm is associated with decreased chest tube duration in pediatric cardiac surgical patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1209-1217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  239. CHOWDHURY UK, Jha A, Ray R, Kalaivani M, et al
    Histopathology of the right ventricular outflow tract and the relation to hemodynamics in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1173-1183.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  240. GALASSO M, Vanderlaan RD, Solomon M, Caldarone C, et al
    A successful lung transplant from a 3-year-old donor after controlled cardiac death followed by ex vivo lung perfusion: A case report.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e149-e152.
    PubMed    


  241. DURKO AP, Head SJ, Pibarot P, Atluri P, et al
    Characteristics of surgical prosthetic heart valves and problems around labeling: A document from the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Valv
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1041-1054.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  242. VINCK EE
    Cardiac surgery in Colombia: History, advances, and current perceptions of training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32088.
    PubMed    


  243. BELLER JP, Krebs ED, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, et al
    Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulant use after cardiac surgery is rapidly increasing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)32069.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  244. NISHIOKA N, Ichihara N, Bando K, Motomura N, et al
    Body mass index as a tool for optimizing surgical care in coronary artery bypass grafting through understanding risks of specific complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31513.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  245. ABOUL-HASSAN SS, Marczak J, Stankowski T, Peksa M, et al
    Association between preoperative aspirin and acute kidney injury following coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31931.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  246. HASHIMOTO M, Wehman B, Balkhy HH
    Robotic totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass: Tips and tricks for using an anastomotic device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31925.
    PubMed    


  247. GREASON KL, Crestanello JA, King KS, Bagameri G, et al
    Open hemiarch versus clamped ascending aorta replacement for aortopathy during initial bicuspid aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)32012.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  248. JORGE A, Sanchez PG, Hayanga JWA, Pilewski JM, et al
    Routine deep vein thrombosis screening after lung transplantation: Incidence and risk factors.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31754.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  249. STACKHOUSE KA, McCrindle BW, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, et al
    Surgical palliation or primary transplantation for aortic valve atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31909.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  250. LAZZARO RS, Patton B
    Commentary: Robotic anatomic pulmonary resection: Cinderella has left the house.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32040.
    PubMed    


  251. HSIN MK
    Commentary: Cross circulation comes full circle (via lung transplantation).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32039.
    PubMed    


  252. TIMEK TA, Beute T, Robinson JA, Zalizadeh D, et al
    Del Nido cardioplegia in isolated adult coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32011.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  253. MAEDA K, Lui GK
    Commentary: Risk prediction model on adult congenital heart surgery. And more....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31922.
    PubMed    


  254. SHAPIRA OM, Mahajna A, Aviel G
    Commentary: Automatic distal anastomotic connector-Carrying away a small stone towards moving the entire robotic coronary artery bypass grafting mountain.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)32031.
    PubMed    


  255. PULIDO JN
    Commentary: Check list fatigue? A unique opportunity in cardiac surgical care. The impact of a voluntary, cardiac surgery-specific safety checklist.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)31927.
    PubMed    


  256. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Current National Institutes of Health funding for cardiac surgery-Is the glass half full or half empty?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)31942.
    PubMed    


  257. ONORATI F, Veraldi G, Faggian G
    Commentary: The quest for the holy grail continues: Is levosimendan the best choice to support patients with cardiomyopathy requiring cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)31948.
    PubMed    


  258. AHMAD U, McCurry KR
    Commentary: Living-donor lobar lung transplantation-An elegant solution to organ shortage.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31881.
    PubMed    


  259. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Indexing the nutritional status of cardiac surgery patients: proof is in the pudding.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31896.
    PubMed    


  260. CHITWOOD WR JR
    Commentary: When does the early death risk become constant after a mitral valve operation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31871.
    PubMed    


  261. CHATTERJEE S
    Commentary: "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future"-Use of the Prognostic Nutritional Index for cardiac surgery outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31817.
    PubMed    


  262. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Commentary: Two-year outcomes after surgical aortic valve replacement with a new bioprostheses-The data are still good!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31815.
    PubMed    


  263. KURLANSKY P
    Commentary: The future of heart valve surgery: Transcutaneous aortic valve replacement and beyond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31822.
    PubMed    


  264. LEE SI, Ko KP, Choi CH, Park CH, et al
    Does the prognostic nutritional index have a predictive role in the outcomes of adult cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31843.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  265. CAO C, Louie BE, Melfi F, Veronesi G, et al
    Outcomes of major complications after robotic anatomic pulmonary resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31809.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  266. LAU C, Girardi LN
    Commentary: An equal opportunity to survive-Previous cardiac surgery is not a contraindication to type A dissection repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31807.
    PubMed    


  267. TOKUNO J, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Nakao M, Matsuda T, et al
    Resection Process Map: A novel dynamic simulation system for pulmonary resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)31769.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  268. AXTELL AL, Moonsamy P, Melnitchouk S, Jassar AS, et al
    Starting elective cardiac surgery after 3 pm does not impact patient morbidity, mortality, or hospital costs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)31762.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  269. RANKIN JS, Lerner DJ, Braid-Forbes MJ, McCrea MM, et al
    Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation concomitant to coronary-artery bypass grafting provides cost-effective mortality reduction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31755.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  270. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    Commentary: The next giant leap forward-Long-term outcomes after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31750.
    PubMed    


  271. WICK A, Beckmann A, Nemeth A, Conradi L, et al
    Cardiac surgery residents training in Germany-Status quo and future prospects.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31743.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  272. RAMAN V, Jawitz OK, Yang CJ, Voigt SL, et al
    Outcomes of surgery versus chemoradiotherapy in patients with clinical or pathologic stage N3 non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31760.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  273. ENGELHARDT KE, Coughlin JM, DeCamp MM, Denlinger CE, et al
    Survival after adjuvant radiation therapy in localized small cell lung cancer treated with complete resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31758.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  274. CARREL T, Reineke D, Taggart DP
    Commentary: Treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease in patients with diabetes: Advocating for the best strategy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31739.
    PubMed    


  275. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: Are you too thin or too fat to have an open-chest cardiac operation? Probably not, but there are risks that you should know about.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)31709.
    PubMed    


  276. GAMBARDELLA I, Gaudino MFL, Antoniou GA, Rahouma M, et al
    Single- versus multidose cardioplegia in adult cardiac surgery patients: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)31701.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  277. PATEL VS, Lee R
    Commentary: Is surgical ablation concomitant with coronary artery bypass grafting cost-effective? No answers, just questions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)31725.
    PubMed    


  278. JAGGERS J
    Commentary: This is your brain, and this is your brain on deep hypothermic cardiac arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:893-894.
    PubMed    


  279. IVANOV YY, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: A rare intracaval mass with intracardiac extension: A value of frozen section revisited?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e103-e104.
    PubMed    


  280. KOZOWER BD
    Commentary: Humpty Dumpty and creative autotransplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e125.
    PubMed    



  281. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:861-862.
    PubMed    



  282. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:961-962.
    PubMed    


  283. MODY GN
    Commentary: Readmissions after complex general thoracic surgery: Can we catch them before they fall?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:943-944.
    PubMed    


  284. MOSCA RS
    Commentary: The Achilles' heel of the stage 1 palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:863-864.
    PubMed    


  285. MYERS PO
    Commentary: Cerebral protection during pediatric circulatory arrest, from bench to bedside.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:891-892.
    PubMed    


  286. KALFA D
    Commentary: To valve, or not to valve-That is the stage I question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:865-866.
    PubMed    


  287. KLAPPER JA
    Commentary: Failing grades.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:965.
    PubMed    


  288. KAVARANA MN
    Commentary: Will the fourth dimension guide us toward the "perfect" Norwood arch reconstruction?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e119-e120.
    PubMed    


  289. BACHA EA
    Commentary: Single-ventricle reconstruction: Chronicle of a death foretold?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:843-844.
    PubMed    


  290. ANSELMI A, Beneux X, Nesseler N
    Commentary: Relativity of time in biological systems and stratification of operative risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:803-804.
    PubMed    


  291. NELSON DB, Rice DC, Mitchell KG, Tsao AS, et al
    Return to intended oncologic treatment after surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:924-929.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  292. HAMAJI M, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Date H
    Completion pneumonectomy and auto-transplantation for bronchopleural fistula.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e121-e123.
    PubMed    


  293. KUMAR TKS, Zurakowski D, Briceno-Medina M, Shah A, et al
    Experience of a single institution with femoral vein homograft as right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit in stage 1 Norwood operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:853-862.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  294. SUZUKI K, Saji H, Aokage K, Watanabe SI, et al
    Comparison of pulmonary segmentectomy and lobectomy: Safety results of a randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:895-907.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  295. D'ANGELO AM, van Boxtel BS, Wu IY, Smith CR, et al
    Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest for resection of a right atrial accessory hepatic lobe.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e101-e102.
    PubMed    


  296. TU LN, Timms AE, Kibiryeva N, Bittel D, et al
    Transcriptome profiling reveals activation of inflammation and apoptosis in the neonatal striatum after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:882-890.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  297. LISKO J, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement durability-Wouldn't it be nice if we were older?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)31681.
    PubMed    


  298. GUIHAIRE J, Bosse C, Nottin R
    Reply: Limb ischemia after internal thoracic artery harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting is prevented by bypass from the ascending aorta to bilateral femoral arteries in patients with Leriche syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31418.
    PubMed    


  299. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Outcomes in patients with solid organ transplants undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  300. SPANJERSBERG AJ, Ottervanger JP, Nierich AP, Speekenbrink RGH, et al
    Implementation of a specific safety check is associated with lower postoperative mortality in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31648.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  301. JIANG L, Huang W, Liu J, Harris K, et al
    Endosonography with lymph node sampling for restaging the mediastinum in lung cancer: A systematic review and pooled data analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31649.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  302. YAMAMICHI T, Shimada Y, Masuno R, Ohira T, et al
    Association between F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose uptake of noncancerous lung area and acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia in patients with lung cancer after resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31659.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  303. TIAN D, Wang Y, Shiiya H, Sun CB, et al
    Outcomes of marginal donors for lung transplantation after ex vivo lung perfusion: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31641.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  304. NORTON EL, Rosati CM, Kim KM, Wu X, et al
    Is previous cardiac surgery a risk factor for open repair of acute type A aortic dissection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31647.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  305. PANI E, Kennedy G, Zheng X, Ukert B, et al
    Factors associated with nodal metastasis in 2-centimeter or less non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31643.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  306. DODGE-KHATAMI A
    Commentary: Minimally invasive approaches in congenital heart surgery-A service we owe children to help them thrive, not a gimmick to make our lives easier.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)31615.
    PubMed    


  307. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB, Charles EJ, Thibault D, et al
    Distressed communities are associated with worse outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)31584.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  308. TAGGART DP, Thuijs DJFM, Di Giammarco G, Puskas JD, et al
    Intraoperative transit-time flow measurement and high-frequency ultrasound assessment in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)31581.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  309. MONTISCI A, Miceli A
    Reply: Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury-Finding the gunpowder.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31392.
    PubMed    


  310. BAKAEEN FG, Svensson LG
    Reply: Coronary artery bypass grafting may have many fathers, but one stands out.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)31416.
    PubMed    


  311. LOPEZ-DE LA CRUZ Y, Quintero Fleites YF
    Do not forget other fathers of coronary artery bypass grafting!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)31414.
    PubMed    


  312. ANDERSEN ND, Kirmani S, Turek JW
    Commentary: Shunted single-ventricle neonatal ventricular-assist device support: Are we nearing a consensus strategy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e71-e72.
    PubMed    


  313. VANDENDRIESSCHE K, Nevens F, Van Cleemput J, Van Raemdonck D, et al
    Commentary: Hepatitis: A way to make organ donation go viral?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:554-555.
    PubMed    


  314. EMANI SM
    Lessons learned from Melody valve retrieved at transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e74-e75.
    PubMed    


  315. SHANEWISE JS
    Commentary: How does the right ventricle look?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:490-491.
    PubMed    


  316. BROWN ML, Fynn-Thompson F
    Commentary: Between the devil and the deep blue sea: A new palliation for high-risk neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e65-e66.
    PubMed    



  317. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:628-629.
    PubMed    


  318. ANTONOFF MB
    Commentary: Differential foregut function based on type of lung disease-Does it really matter?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:630-631.
    PubMed    


  319. CARRIER M
    A new tool to assess frailty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e45.
    PubMed    


  320. IKONOMIDIS JS, Menasche P, Kreisel D, Sellke FW, et al
    Attrition of the cardiothoracic surgeon-scientist: Definition of the problem and remedial strategies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:504-508.
    PubMed    


  321. CHIU P, Goldstone AB, Fischbein MP, Woo YJ, et al
    Current evidence for prosthesis selection: What can we really say?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:368-375.
    PubMed    


  322. VIDA V, Guariento A, Pradegan N, Stellin G, et al
    Pulmonary valve reconstruction after annular augmentation in severe forms of tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e53-e55.
    PubMed    


  323. MCGUIRE AL, Vieira A, Grant K, Mayo J, et al
    Computed tomography-guided platinum microcoil lung surgery: A cross-sectional study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:594-600.
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  324. VILLA CR, Lorts A, Riggs KW, Alten J, et al
    How small can you go? A 2.5-kg infant with pulmonary atresia and coronary atresia bridged to cardiac transplantation with a paracorporeal-continuous flow ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e67-e69.
    PubMed    


  325. MASUDA T, Mittal SK, Kovacs B, Smith MA, et al
    Foregut function before and after lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:619-629.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  326. NAKAMURA Y, Aldoss O, Ricci M
    The Konno aortoventriculoplasty after the Bentall procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e49-e50.
    PubMed    


  327. LATUS H, Lederle A, Khalil M, Kerst G, et al
    Evaluation of pulmonary endothelial function in Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:523-531.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  328. WOODS RK
    Commentary: Conduits and congenital heart surgery-ka-ching and more ka-ching.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)31519.
    PubMed    


  329. MAEDA K, Dykes JC
    Commentary: Improving donor size matching in pediatric heart transplantation-Moving beyond body weight.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31488.
    PubMed    


  330. KAVARANA MN
    Commentary: The hourglass tricuspid valve annuloplasty during a Norwood procedure-Bridging the gap.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31485.
    PubMed    


  331. MORI M, Yousef S, Pichert M, Vinholo TF, et al
    Elevated risk of death persists beyond 30 days after mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31482.
    PubMed    


  332. PARK WK, Kim DH, Kwak YT, Cho SH, et al
    Double-chambered left ventricle discovered in patient with ruptured left ventricular aneurysm after myocardial infarction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31413.
    PubMed    


  333. KANNO K, Ikai A, Murata M, Sakamoto K, et al
    The interannular bridge: A new technique for the management of tricuspid regurgitation in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31399.
    PubMed    


  334. SHEMIN RJ
    Commentary: del Nido versus blood cardioplegia for aortic valve replacement: The choice is yours. Proceed with caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31408.
    PubMed    


  335. SCOTT JP
    Commentary: Thromboprophylaxis after congenital cardiac surgery-Time for evidence-based guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31390.
    PubMed    


  336. ECKHAUSER A
    Commentary: Who wins after renal replacement therapy in congenital heart surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31397.
    PubMed    


  337. MULLAN CW, Pichert MD, Geirsson A
    Effects of blood transfusions on transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31182.
    PubMed    


  338. FERRARIS VA
    Acute kidey injury risks during cardiac operations are too numerous to count? Could a single actionable variable be the answer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31201.
    PubMed    


  339. KAYAWAKE H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Hamaji M, Nakajima D, et al
    Acquired recipient pulmonary function is better than lost donor pulmonary function in living-donor lobar lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31354.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  340. OSMAN M, Parizkova B, Barker A, Nashef SAM, et al
    Mitral valve replacement through left atrial appendage 28 years after right pneumonectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31366.
    PubMed    


  341. MCCARTHY PM, Davidson CJ, Kruse J, Lerner DJ, et al
    Prevalence of atrial fibrillation before cardiac surgery and factors associated with concomitant ablation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31361.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  342. ARORA RC, Kehler DS
    Commentary: A "shoot first (with anti-psychotics) and ask questions later" approach is not appropriate for the management of delirium after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)31174.
    PubMed    


  343. ORTEGA-LOUBON C, Jorge-Monjas P, Tamayo E
    Acute kidney injury after adult cardiac surgery: Trying to find the magic gun.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)31159.
    PubMed    


  344. PACINI D, Murana G
    "Sensitivity" and "specificity" reduction of blood transfusion after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is that all that matters?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)31181.
    PubMed    


  345. ROCHA RV, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Do we need to block beta-blockers in aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)31193.
    PubMed    


  346. FERKET BS, Thourani VH, Voisine P, Hohmann SF, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafting plus mitral valve repair versus coronary artery bypass grafting alone for moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)31332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  347. RIGGS KW, Giannini CM, Szugye N, Woods J, et al
    Time for evidence-based, standardized donor size matching for pediatric heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)31329.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  348. DONINGTON JS, Martin LW
    Commentary: The need to RIOT (return to intended oncologic treatment) after lung cancer surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:287-288.
    PubMed    


  349. REECE TB, Aftab M
    Commentary: More is more: Root stabilization for regurgitant aortic valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:24.
    PubMed    


  350. MOLINA JC, Liberman M
    Commentary: Pulling an entire lung out of a small incision-Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical pneumonectomy, the final frontier in minimally invasive thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:267-268.
    PubMed    



  351. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:180-181.
    PubMed    


  352. CAMERON RB
    Commentary: Thoracoscopic versus open pneumonectomy-Is the last minimally-invasive frontier living up to the hype?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:265-266.
    PubMed    


  353. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Mechanical circulatory support for cardiac retransplantation-The debate continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:182-183.
    PubMed    


  354. BACHA EA
    Commentary: The Norwood operation from 1982 to 2019: Continued surgical triumph or stagnation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:230-231.
    PubMed    


  355. SMITH CR
    Commentary: Massachusetts exceptionalism.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:125-126.
    PubMed    


  356. BOVE EL
    Commentary: The Norwood operation: Can we modify the nonmodifiable?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:232-233.
    PubMed    


  357. WINLAW DS
    Commentary: Radical ostioplasty: The way to restore flow after arterial switch operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e21-e22.
    PubMed    



  358. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:121-124.
    PubMed    


  359. MASCIO CE, Irons ML, Ittenbach RF, Gaynor JW, et al
    Thirty years and 1663 consecutive Norwood procedures: Has survival plateaued?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:220-229.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  360. BREMNER RM
    Salutogenesis and the art of sustainability: Help from the 3 C's.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:315-322.
    PubMed    


  361. SANCHEZ JE, Takayama H, Ando M, Han J, et al
    Outcomes of bridge to cardiac retransplantation in the contemporary mechanical circulatory support era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:171-181.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  362. BURT BM
    A year at the forefront of general thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:248-251.
    PubMed    


    June 2019
  363. BOATENG P, Bolman RM 3rd, Zilla P
    Cardiac surgery for the forgotten millions: The way forward. Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance (CSIA) Site Selection Criteria.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)31320.
    PubMed    


  364. SANETRA K, Gerber W, Shrestha R, Domaradzki W, et al
    The del Nido versus cold blood cardioplegia in aortic valve replacement: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31321.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  365. SANO S, Ishigami S, Sano T
    New era of heart failure therapy in pediatrics: Cardiac stem cell therapy on the start line.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31088.
    PubMed    


  366. GHOREISHI M, Sundt TM, Cameron DE, Holmes SD, et al
    Factors associated with acute stroke after type A aortic dissection repair: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31213.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  367. ROCHA RV, Yanagawa B, Hussain MA, Tu JV, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in moderate renal failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31206.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  368. TAM DY, Rocha RV, Wijeysundera HC, Austin PC, et al
    Surgical valve selection in the era of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  369. GILLINOV M, Soltesz EG
    Commentary: Atrial fibrillation after aortic valve replacement: Predict, prevent, protect.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31198.
    PubMed    


  370. CHATTERJEE S
    Commentary: The enhanced recovery train is leaving the station-Compliance with phase of care guidelines is associated with earlier extubation and shorter length of stay as part of an enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery program.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31177.
    PubMed    


  371. GREASON KL, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, Lowry AM, et al
    Inter- and intrasite variability of mortality and stroke for sites performing both surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic valve stenosis in intermediate-risk patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31209.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  372. VORISEK CN, Sleeper LA, Piekarski B, Lu M, et al
    High-dose heparin is associated with higher bleeding and thrombosis rates in pediatric patients following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31211.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  373. ORTEGA-LOUBON C, Fierro I, Tamayo E
    Should kidney oxygen saturation be monitored to prevent acute kidney injury after adult cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)31109.
    PubMed    


  374. SAITTO G, Castelvecchio S, Arcidiacono C, Menicanti L, et al
    Surgical ventricular restoration and mitral valve replacement in a pediatric patient with complex congenital heart disease and malignant ventricular arrhythmias.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)31034.
    PubMed    


  375. BROWN KL, Ridout D, Pagel C, Wray J, et al
    Incidence and risk factors for important early morbidities associated with pediatric cardiac surgery in a UK population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)31166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  376. HWANG HY, Yeom SY, Park EA, Lee W, et al
    Serial cardiac magnetic resonance imaging after surgical coronary revascularization for left ventricular dysfunction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(19)31165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  377. GRANT MC, Isada T, Ruzankin P, Whitman G, et al
    Results from an enhanced recovery program for cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)31136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  378. ELBATARNY M, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Nuisance or nemesis? Postoperative atrial fibrillation increases long-term mortality regardless of sex.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)31161.
    PubMed    


  379. KIM DS, Newburger JW, Bellinger DC, Russell MW, et al
    Failure to validate association of mannose-binding lectin deficiency with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infants.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e397-e398.
    PubMed    


  380. NAKATSU T, Minakata K, Tanaka S, Minatoya K, et al
    Intermediate-term outcomes of aortic valve replacement with bioprosthetic or mechanical valves in patients on hemodialysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2177-2186.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  381. BREMNER RM
    Commentary: No flow? Quick, re-sew.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e423-e424.
    PubMed    


  382. CHIKWE J
    The bioprosthetic versus mechanical valve debate: Unwinnable and increasingly irrelevant?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e358.
    PubMed    


  383. BERMUDEZ CA
    Commentary: Vienna calling-How extracorporeal life support is used as a bridge to lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2526-2527.
    PubMed    


  384. LO RITO M
    Commentary: "Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?"-What we should be using to look at vasoplegia?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2441-2442.
    PubMed    


  385. BHAMA JK
    Commentary: Timing is everything!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2325-2326.
    PubMed    


  386. GORDON EE, Jaquiss RDB
    Back to the drawing board.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e398-e399.
    PubMed    


  387. BACKER CL
    Commentary: Vasoplegia-Be prepared!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2443.
    PubMed    



  388. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2323-2324.
    PubMed    


  389. BEN ALI W, Liberman M, Perrault LP
    Commentary: Prehabilitation for increasing ventilatory efficiency before lung resection: Amazing concept, but we're not there yet!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2513-2514.
    PubMed    


  390. SPICER JD
    Commentary: The path to prophylaxis for predictable palpitations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2500-2501.
    PubMed    


  391. UGALDE FIGUEROA PA, Weksler B
    Commentary: Transdiaphragmatic omental flap without thoracotomy for bronchopleural fistula.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e417.
    PubMed    


  392. ANTONOFF MB
    Commentary: Predicting patients at risk for complications after thoracic surgery-Application in the era of enhanced recovery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2502-2503.
    PubMed    


  393. GRUBER PJ
    Genetic association studies: Is non-replication failure or progress?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e399-e400.
    PubMed    


  394. PEER SM, Yerebakan C
    Commentary: Postoperative time to arrest-A new metric?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e407-e408.
    PubMed    


  395. GAUTHIER JM, Li W, Kreisel D
    Commentary: T cells regulate lung transplant rejection in mice and men.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2538-2539.
    PubMed    


  396. WHEATLEY GH 3RD
    Commentary: All aboard the transcatheter express-Road map for surgeons to develop expertise in catheter-based treatment of structural heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2377-2378.
    PubMed    


  397. PERCY ED, Hirji SA, Kaneko T, Pelletier MP, et al
    Patient-reported outcomes: How to advance the minimally invasive debate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e355-e356.
    PubMed    


  398. BURGOS LM, Seoane L, Parodi JB, Espinoza J, et al
    Postoperative atrial fibrillation is associated with higher scores on predictive indices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2279-2286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  399. SIEMENI T, Knofel AK, Ius F, Sommer W, et al
    Transplant arteriosclerosis in humanized mice reflects chronic lung allograft dysfunction and is controlled by regulatory T cells.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2528-2537.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  400. MASTROPIETRO CW, Amula V, Sassalos P, Buckley JR, et al
    Characteristics and operative outcomes for children undergoing repair of truncus arteriosus: A contemporary multicenter analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2386-2398.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  401. ASAI T
    Commentary: Ischemic left ventricular dysfunction needs durable complete surgical coronary revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)31148.
    PubMed    


  402. KILIC A
    Commentary: Duration of brain death and heart transplant outcomes: The devil is in the detail.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)31123.
    PubMed    


  403. HARANO T, Haidar G, Schaheen L, Morrell MR, et al
    Successful lung transplantation from a hepatitis C RNA-positive donor to a hepatitis C treatment-experienced recipient with cystic fibrosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31105.
    PubMed    


  404. PREVENTZA O, Anton J, Bracey A
    Commentary: Can we make autologous blood transfusion a reality in high-risk cardiac surgery cases?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31117.
    PubMed    


  405. KOZOWER BD
    Commentary: Invasive mediastinal staging for patients with lung cancer-We need to do better!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31112.
    PubMed    


  406. FARJAH F, Silvestri GA, Wood DE
    Commentary: Invasive mediastinal staging for lung cancer-Quality gap, evidence gap, both?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31113.
    PubMed    


  407. KITAHARA H, Edelman JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: From 2-dimensional to 3-dimensional-Tailor-made transcatheter aortic valve replacement to minimize complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31102.
    PubMed    


  408. ATTIA T, Halkos ME
    Commentary: Reinventing the wheel: Off- versus on-pump redo coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31095.
    PubMed    


  409. KRISHNASWAMY A, Kapadia SR, Suri R
    Commentary: Avoiding danger-Addressing the specter of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31101.
    PubMed    


  410. BADHWAR V, Alkhouli M, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, et al
    Surgical and transcatheter therapy for secondary mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30956.
    PubMed    


  411. CHANG WT, Ho CH, Chang CL, Cheng BC, et al
    Influence of warfarin on cardiac and cerebrovascular events following bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A nationwide cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31036.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  412. HEITKEMPER M, Hatoum H, Azimian A, Yeats B, et al
    Modeling risk of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31030.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  413. IDREES JJ, Roselli EE, Blackstone EH, Lowry AM, et al
    Risk of adding prophylactic aorta replacement to a cardiac operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31039.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  414. FILARDO G, Ailawadi G, Pollock BD, da Graca B, et al
    Postoperative atrial fibrillation: Sex-specific characteristics and effect on survival.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31037.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  415. WORRALL N, Brevig J, Jin R, Gluckman T, et al
    Reduction in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery mortality and morbidity during a 3-year multicenter quality improvement project.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31014.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  416. AXTELL AL, Moonsamy P, Melnitchouk S, Tolis G, et al
    Preoperative predictors of new-onset prolonged atrial fibrillation after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  417. JOHNSTON LE, Thiele RH, Hawkins RB, Downs EA, et al
    Goal-directed resuscitation following cardiac surgery reduces acute kidney injury: A quality initiative pre-post analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31029.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  418. PACINI D, Murana G
    Commentary: Are worse clinical outcomes (after transcatheter aortic valve replacement) associated with red blood cell transfusion? The chicken or the egg dilemma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31003.
    PubMed    


  419. HOBBS R, Si MS
    Commentary: Using microRNAs as biomarkers in pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31007.
    PubMed    


  420. LOOR G, Parulekar A, Smith M
    Evaluation of the INSPIRE trial and its implications for lung transplantation with normothermic portable ex vivo lung perfusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31016.
    PubMed    


  421. DAVIES RR
    Commentary: The end of the beginning: The evolving role of mechanical circulatory support in children with heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31022.
    PubMed    


  422. D'ONOFRIO A, Salizzoni S, Filippini C, Tessari C, et al
    Surgical aortic valve replacement with new-generation bioprostheses: Sutureless versus rapid-deployment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30977.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  423. SCHWARZ S, Muckenhuber M, Benazzo A, Beer L, et al
    Interobserver variability impairs radiologic grading of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30974.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  424. RUFA MI, Ursulescu A, Nagib R, Shanmuganathan S, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump redo coronary artery bypass grafting: A propensity score analysis of long-term follow-up.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30971.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  425. NELSON DB, Tayob N, Nguyen QN, Erasmus J, et al
    Local failure after stereotactic body radiation therapy or wedge resection for colorectal pulmonary metastases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30972.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  426. STOPPE C, Whitlock R, Arora RC, Heyland DK, et al
    Nutrition support in cardiac surgery patients: Be calm and feed on!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)30969.
    PubMed    


  427. OSAROGIAGBON RU, Lee YS, Faris NR, Ray MA, et al
    Invasive mediastinal staging for resected non-small cell lung cancer in a population-based cohort.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)30968.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  428. MOHANAKUMAR T, Sharma M, Bansal S, Ravichandran R, et al
    A novel mechanism for immune regulation after human lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2096-2106.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  429. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1848.
    PubMed    


  430. BOUMA W, Gorman RC
    Commentary: Three-dimensional P3 tethering angle at the heart of future surgical decision making in ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1806-1807.
    PubMed    



  431. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1873-1875.
    PubMed    


  432. GAUDINO M
    Fruit salad.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e254-e255.
    PubMed    


  433. SHAH A, Kaczorowski DJ
    Minimally invasive durable mechanical circulatory support: Don't hit them while they're down.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e269-e270.
    PubMed    



  434. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1902-1903.
    PubMed    


  435. LOCKER C
    Apples remain apples NO matter what.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e255-e256.
    PubMed    



  436. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1887-1888.
    PubMed    


  437. TOMSIC A, Palmen M, Klautz RJM
    The devil is in the details, not the ring.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e249-e250.
    PubMed    


  438. LOU B, Zhou C
    Remote ischemic preconditioning induces neuroprotection assessed by cerebral magnetic resonance imaging: Essential role of blood pressure and hemoglobin levels.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e256-e257.
    PubMed    


  439. MCCLURKEN JB
    Commentary: The unclosable chest-When going negative is positive and can bring closure: Negative-pressure wound therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1904.
    PubMed    


  440. LOCKER C
    Commentary: If RITA did not exist, it would be necessary to invent it so if you can't beat them join them.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1826-1828.
    PubMed    


  441. CARRIER M, Lamarche Y
    Commentary: My patients heart needs surgery, but the rest of his body... not so sure: Operative indications and options in frail patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1910-1911.
    PubMed    


  442. WEI LM, Roberts HG, Badhwar V
    Commentary: Ascending to the summit of robotic hybrid revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1839-1840.
    PubMed    


  443. WEI LM, Roberts HG, Badhwar V
    Commentary: Does a stitch in time still save nine? Sutureless valves take aim at the proverb.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1783-1784.
    PubMed    


  444. DOENST T, Richter M
    Commentary: Paravalvular leaks in valve replacement: Do we need to blow the whistle?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1793-1794.
    PubMed    


  445. LANDOLFO K, Patel P
    Commentary: Blood from a stone: Should we use low-ejection fraction donors for transplantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1878-1879.
    PubMed    


  446. MCKELLAR SH
    Commentary: When will we learn from using donor hearts with decreased ventricular function?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1876-1877.
    PubMed    


  447. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Perfection is the enemy of good: Pushing the boundaries of donor heart criteria.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1880.
    PubMed    


  448. OVERMAN DM
    Commentary: Knowing when we are doing harm: Is glial fibrillary acidic protein a game changer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2003-2004.
    PubMed    


  449. CAMERON RB
    Commentary: Optimal approach for pulmonary lobectomy: Open versus thoracoscopic versus robotic-Surgeon's choice?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2027-2028.
    PubMed    


  450. LIBERMAN M
    Commentary: "Proceed to and follow the highlighted route"-Thoracic surgical Waze is here.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2036-2037.
    PubMed    


  451. PREDINA JD, Newton AD, Corbett C, Shin M, et al
    Near-infrared intraoperative imaging for minimally invasive pulmonary metastasectomy for sarcomas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2061-2069.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  452. KAMEL MK, Lee B, Harrison S, Port JL, et al
    Do the surgical results in the National Lung Screening Trial reflect modern thoracic surgical practice?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2038-2046.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  453. PAWALE A, Itagaki S, Parikh A, Pinney SP, et al
    Mitral valve repair for severe mitral valve regurgitation during left ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1841-1848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  454. CONTI VR
    Commentary: Can coronary artery fistulae be an indication for transarterial aortic valve replacement over surgical aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30952.
    PubMed    


  455. LO RITO M
    Commentary: Are microRNAs the new wave of biomarkers in congenital heart surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30957.
    PubMed    


  456. HOLST KA
    Commentary: Obesity and atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: The weight continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30949.
    PubMed    


  457. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, Barac YD, Anand J, et al
    Influence of donor brain death duration on outcomes following heart transplantation: A United Network for Organ Sharing Registry analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30959.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  458. ZARBOCK A, Engelman DT
    Commentary: Should goal-directed fluid therapy be used in every cardiac surgery patient to prevent acute kidney injury?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)30940.
    PubMed    


  459. SINGH A, Huang X, Dai L, Wyler D, et al
    Right ventricular function is reduced during cardiac surgery independent of procedural characteristics, reoperative status, or pericardiotomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30930.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  460. VERVOORT D, Meuris B, Meyns B, Verbrugghe P, et al
    Global cardiac surgery: Access to cardiac surgical care around the world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30935.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  461. NAPPI F, Santana O, Mihos CG
    Geometric distortion of the mitral valve apparatus in ischemic mitral regurgitation: Should we really forfeit the opportunity for a complete repair?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30753.
    PubMed    


  462. LIM JY, Kang PJ, Kim JB, Jung SH, et al
    Influence of a high-intensity staffing model in a cardiac surgery intensive care unit on postoperative clinical outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)30937.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  463. GAUDINO M, Worku B
    Commentary: We have mastered off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting technique, but not the indications for it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30922.
    PubMed    


  464. FOLINO G, Bernardinello V, Carrozzini M, Bejko J, et al
    Transfemoral aortic valve replacement as a solution in aortic valve stenosis and coronary artery fistulas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30920.
    PubMed    


  465. ALI H, Cappato R
    Commentary: Obesity and cardiac surgery-Double trouble for the surgeon and arrhythmologist.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30913.
    PubMed    


  466. GRAY WH, McFadden PM
    Commentary: Evaluation of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation-It is time to teach an old dog new tricks!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30906.
    PubMed    


  467. YANAGAWA B, Ad N, Gaudino MF
    Commentary: Postoperative atrial fibrillation can last years? Oh snap!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30923.
    PubMed    


  468. GROCOTT HP
    Commentary: Optimizing cerebral oxygenation in cardiac surgery: Neurocognitive and perioperative outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)30880.
    PubMed    


  469. KITAHARA H, Edelman JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Blood transfusions in transcatheter aortic valve replacement-Less is more.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)30887.
    PubMed    


  470. BARAC YD, Josefson EK, Saute M, Gorphil D, et al
    Comprehensive assessment of frailty score as a tool to assess potential recovery in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)30598.
    PubMed    


  471. CHEN SW, Lee HA, Chien-Chia Wu V
    Minimizing the gap between expectations and reality of mitral valve repair in infective endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)30678.
    PubMed    


  472. STOICA SC, Dorobantu DM, Vardeu A, Biglino G, et al
    MicroRNAs as potential biomarkers in congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30740.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  473. NAIMO PS, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: White matter injury and heart surgery-Will we get to the heart of the matter?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30747.
    PubMed    


  474. LOBDELL KW, Engelman DT
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery, nutrition, and recovery-First define the problem.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30743.
    PubMed    


  475. MAHLE WT
    Commentary: Window of brain protection after congenital heart surgery-Is it still open?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30748.
    PubMed    


  476. ENTWISTLE JWC 3RD
    Commentary: The evolving management of primary graft dysfunction in heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30765.
    PubMed    


  477. CARRIER M, Lamarche Y
    Commentary: From primary graft dysfunction to delayed graft function after heart transplantation with veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: A life-saving approach!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30766.
    PubMed    


  478. MICHALAK KW, Wernovsky G, Moll M, Anderson RH, et al
    The black swan: Unique coronary arterial anatomy observed in a patient with transposition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30771.
    PubMed    


  479. CUI H, Schaff HV, Abel MD, Helder MRK, et al
    Left ventricular ejection hemodynamics before and after relief of outflow tract obstruction in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and valvular aortic stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30749.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  480. SERBAN C, Arinze JT, Starreveld R, Lanters EAH, et al
    The impact of obesity on early postoperative atrial fibrillation burden.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30751.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  481. HAGE A, Hage F, Chu MWA
    Cardiac surgery residency and transcatheter aortic valve replacement: "What happened to my aortic valve replacement?"
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)30737.
    PubMed    


  482. NISHIMURA RA, O'Gara PT, Bavaria JE, Brindis RG, et al
    2019 AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS expert consensus systems of care document: A proposal to optimize care for patients with valvular heart disease: A joint report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, American Socie
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)30668.
    PubMed    


  483. OHNO N, Hassanabad AF, Fedak PWM
    Minimally invasive cardiac surgery presents challenges for design of randomized clinical trials.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e133-e134.
    PubMed    


  484. NAIR SK
    Objective assessment of clinical benefit with ministernotomy more important than anecdotal clinical experience of surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e132-e133.
    PubMed    


  485. WEI B
    Commentary: Going the distance: The effect of margin length on local recurrence after wedge resection for colorectal metastases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1656-1657.
    PubMed    


  486. FALCOZ PE
    Commentary: Too old or not too old, that is the question: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery is (part of) the answer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1668-1669.
    PubMed    


  487. MURZI M, Miceli A
    Commentary: Exploring the learning process in aortic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1369.
    PubMed    



  488. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1541-1542.
    PubMed    


  489. GOLDMAN S
    Commentary: To ablate or not, where lies the risk?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1529-1530.
    PubMed    


  490. HOSSEINIAN L, Reich DL
    Commentary: What makes a cardiac surgical intensive care unit safe after midnight?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1543-1544.
    PubMed    


  491. FRICKE TA, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: A paradox of remote ischemic preconditioning: Remote understanding, remote relevance, and remote future?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1477-1478.
    PubMed    


  492. DI MAURO M, Di Baldassarre A
    Commentary: Undress to redress internal thoracic artery could be the key!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1503-1504.
    PubMed    


  493. JOYCE DL
    Commentary: See 1-simulate 10,000-do 1; teach 1.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1575.
    PubMed    


  494. BEDEIR K, Kaneko T, Aranki S
    Commentary: From the aorta to the femoral artery and back again: An iconic round trip.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1402-1403.
    PubMed    


  495. YUH DD
    Commentary: Mitral repair in symptom-free patients with normal ventricles: Becoming the new normal?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1440-1441.
    PubMed    


  496. GLOWER DD
    Commentary: Following the guidelines: Life in the real world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1442-1443.
    PubMed    


  497. EDELMAN JJ, Rogers T, Khan JM, Thourani VH, et al
    Commentary: Limiting paravalvular regurgitation after TAVR: Is better understanding of imaging the solution?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1416-1417.
    PubMed    


  498. TAM DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Seeing is believing: Quality assurance with endovascular scopes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e187-e188.
    PubMed    


  499. BINAY SAFER V, Yilmaz F, Safer U
    Sarcopenia and heart valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e199.
    PubMed    


  500. OKAMURA H, Kimura N, Tanno K, Mieno M, et al
    How is preoperative sarcopenia assessed in patients undergoing heart valve surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e199-e200.
    PubMed    


  501. LOBO FILHO JG, Lobo Filho HG, Pimentel MD
    Saphenous vein as secondary conduit in a Y-composite graft with the left internal thoracic artery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e195-e196.
    PubMed    


  502. NAPPI F, Attias D, Avtaar Singh SS, Prot V, et al
    Finite element analysis applied to the transcatheter mitral valve therapy: Studying the present, imagining the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e149-e151.
    PubMed    


  503. MORI M, Geirsson A
    Operator expertise between apples and oranges of the Mini-Stern trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e131-e132.
    PubMed    


  504. KIM WK, Kim HJ, Kim JB, Jung SH, et al
    Concomitant ablation of atrial fibrillation in rheumatic mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1519-1528.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  505. REECE TB
    Commentary: Beyond appropriate use, excluding the useless.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1465.
    PubMed    


    March 2019
  506. BARBERINI L, Montisci A, Cerri A, Miceli A, et al
    Commentary: Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery-Is the "-omics" way the right way?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30726.
    PubMed    


  507. UYSAL S, Lin HM, Trinh M, Park CH, et al
    Optimizing cerebral oxygenation in cardiac surgery: A randomized controlled trial examining neurocognitive and perioperative outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)30710.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  508. BRESCIA AA, Wu X, Paone G, Heung M, et al
    Effect of sex on nadir hematocrit and rates of acute kidney injury in coronary artery bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)30716.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  509. MULLER MORAN HR, Maguire D, Maguire D, Kowalski S, et al
    Association of earlier extubation and postoperative delirium after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)30721.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  510. KOLTE D, Beale C, Aronow HD, Kennedy KF, et al
    Trends and outcomes of red blood cell transfusion in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  511. EIKELBOOM R, Arora RC
    Commentary: Getting to the heart of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30713.
    PubMed    


  512. BOOTH K, Dark JH
    Commentary: Pseudoaneurysm aortopathy after heart transplantation-A link too far?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30715.
    PubMed    


  513. MOORE CB, Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Klapper J, et al
    Challenging 30-day mortality as a site-specific quality metric in non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30702.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  514. OKAMURA H, Miyagawa A, Kitada Y, Arakawa M, et al
    Combined thoracoabdominal aortic repair and coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with impaired left ventricular function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30688.
    PubMed    


  515. LAWTON JS
    Commentary: "Isn't cardiac surgery a team sport?"
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30691.
    PubMed    


  516. ACCOLA KD
    Commentary: Functional or secondary mitral valve regurgitation: Pathoanatomy versus etiology... changing paradigms and treatment strategies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30696.
    PubMed    


  517. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: A case for getting bogged down in the details-Post-coronary artery bypass grafting atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30681.
    PubMed    


  518. NELSON DB, Mehran RJ, Mitchell KG, Correa AM, et al
    Enhanced recovery after thoracic surgery is associated with improved adjuvant chemotherapy completion for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30677.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  519. BRUNO VD, Zakkar M
    Commentary: Aortic valve sparing procedure: Is this the future of aortic root surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)30588.
    PubMed    


  520. ANTUNES MJ
    Mitral valve repair versus replacement for infective endocarditis, again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)30480.
    PubMed    


  521. SHEN Z, Lin J, Teng J, Zhuang Y, et al
    Association of urinary ionomic profiles and acute kidney injury and mortality in patients after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)30563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  522. MESHER AL, Reece TB
    Commentary: When does aortic valve repair become a root replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)30578.
    PubMed    


  523. ABAD C, Urso S, Clavo B
    New trends in cardiac surgery: Toward a less-invasive surgical procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)33436.
    PubMed    


  524. KENT WDT, Fedak PWM
    Minimally invasive cardiac surgery and the importance of qualitative patient-centered metrics to guide innovations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30450.
    PubMed    


  525. LUO S, Honjo O
    A bridge to heart transplant: Systemic atrioventricular valve replacement with a Melody valve in an infant with a single-ventricle physiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)30327.
    PubMed    


  526. MORI M, Bin Mahmood SU, Zhuo H, Yousef S, et al
    Persistence of risk of death after hospital discharge to locations other than home after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)30545.
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  527. YEREBAKAN C, Ozturk M, Mota L, Sinha L, et al
    Complete unroofing of the intramural coronary artery for anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: The role of commissural resuspension?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)30537.
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  528. ROMER AJ, Tabbutt S, Etheridge SP, Fischbach P, et al
    Atrioventricular block after congenital heart surgery: Analysis from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1168-1177.
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  529. IRIBARNE A, Leavitt BJ, Robich MP, Sardella GL, et al
    Tissue versus mechanical aortic valve replacement in younger patients: A multicenter analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)30526.
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  530. GAIPOV A, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Sumida K, et al
    Predialysis coronary revascularization and postdialysis mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:976-983.
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  531. BARAC YD, Wolfe W, Glower DD
    Redo mitral surgery without transcatheter options: A case of 7 consecutive mitral operations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e129.
    PubMed    


  532. ODELL DD, Feinglass J, Engelhardt K, Papastefan S, et al
    Evaluation of adherence to the Commission on Cancer lung cancer quality measures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1219-1235.
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  533. TRUSTY PM, Wei ZA, Slesnick TC, Kanter KR, et al
    The first cohort of prospective Fontan surgical planning patients with follow-up data: How accurate is surgical planning?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1146-1155.
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  534. SUBRAMANIAN M, Liu J, Greenberg C, Schumacher J, et al
    Imaging Surveillance for Surgically Resected Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Is More Always Better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1205-1217.
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  535. MERY CM, Zea-Vera R, Chacon-Portillo MA, Zhang W, et al
    Contemporary results after repair of partial and transitional atrioventricular septal defects.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1117-1127.
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  536. BROWN CR, Khurshan F, Chen Z, Groeneveld PW, et al
    Optimal timing for heart transplantation in patients bridged with left ventricular assist devices: Is timing of the essence?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)30539.
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    February 2019
  537. BENING C, Mazalu EA, Yaqub J, Alhussini K, et al
    Atrial contractility and fibrotic biomarkers are associated with atrial fibrillation after elective coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30515.
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  538. BEDNARCZYK JM, Arora RC
    Commentary: Can a health care quality lens clarify transfusion practice in perioperative cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30517.
    PubMed    


  539. STILES BM, Mao J, Harrison S, Lee B, et al
    Extent of lymphadenectomy is associated with oncological efficacy of sublobar resection for lung cancer </=2 cm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30533.
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  540. BENAZZO A, Schwarz S, Frommlet F, Schweiger T, et al
    Twenty-year experience with extracorporeal life support as bridge to lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)30488.
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  541. PULIDO JN
    Commentary: Target hemodynamic goals after cardiac surgery-Time for a paradigm shift?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)30492.
    PubMed    


  542. BAPAT V, Tang GHL
    Fracturing surgical valves to improve hemodynamics in transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve replacement: Insanity or ingenuity?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)30486.
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  543. RODRIGUEZ-CAULO EA
    More evidence favoring bioprostheses for patients older than 55 years in aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30332.
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  544. IANNACONE EM, Girardi LN
    Commentary: Quality reporting for salvage cardiac surgery-A deeper dive is needed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)30463.
    PubMed    


  545. MCCLURE RS, Fedak PWM
    Commentary: Using ex vivo modeling to validate technical innovations in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)30441.
    PubMed    


  546. STARNES SL
    Commentary: Is the right ventricle an innocent bystander in pulmonary resection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)30436.
    PubMed    


  547. PATEL VS, Lee R
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery in underdeveloped countries-The cart before the horse?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)30439.
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  548. SCHUBERT SA, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, Fonner CE, et al
    Preoperative beta-blocker use correlates with worse outcomes in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)30350.
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  549. AL-SABEQ B, Shen SS, Reardon M, Nabi F, et al
    Lightning striking twice: Redo mitral valve replacement due to recurrent cardiac sarcoma using partial autotransplantation technique.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30311.
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  550. BELLER JP, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, Chancellor WZ, et al
    Impact of transfer status on real-world outcomes in nonelective cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30345.
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  551. DASHWOOD MR, Loesch A
    Arterial versus venous conduits in coronary artery bypass surgery: Comparing apples with oranges.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)33160.
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  552. SACKS LD, Hollander SA, Zhang Y, Ryan KR, et al
    Vasoplegia after pediatric cardiac transplantation in patients supported with a continuous flow ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)30315.
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  553. TISDALE JE, Jaynes HA, Watson MR, Corya AL, et al
    Amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation following esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)30309.
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  554. KATZ MG, Fargnoli AS, Bridges CR, Hajjar RJ, et al
    Lentiviral-Mediated Interleukin-10 Gene Therapy for Lung Transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:817-818.
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    Moving from the bench to the bedside in lung transplantation: The potential promise of endothelial progenitor cells in ischemia-reperfusion injury.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:815-816.
    PubMed    


  556. MICHLER RE
    Surgical management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting remains controversial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:581.
    PubMed    


  557. KIM HJ, Shim JK, Youn YN, Song JW, et al
    Influence of preoperative hemoglobin A1c on early outcomes in patients with diabetes mellitus undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)30300.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  558. KALFA D, LaPar D, Chai P, Bacha E, et al
    Aortic valve neocuspidization: A bright future in pediatric aortic valve surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:728.
    PubMed    


  559. AFTAB M, Cikach FS, Zhu Y, Idrees JJ, et al
    Loeys-Dietz syndrome: Intermediate-term outcomes of medically and surgically managed patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:439-450.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  560. BEDEIR K, Kaneko T, Aranki S
    Current and evolving strategies in the management of severe mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:555-566.
    PubMed    


  561. WOODS RK, Hraska V
    Double-orifice (DO) repair of Ebstein tricuspid valve: Just DO it!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e51.
    PubMed    


  562. LIU M, Juvet SC, Medin JA, Martinu T, et al
    Lentiviral interleukin-10 gene therapy: Safety and questions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:818-819.
    PubMed    


  563. ECKHAUSER A
    Transplanting heterotaxy...out with the vague, and in the with new.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:741-742.
    PubMed    


  564. KIM J, Lee JW
    Aortic valve neocuspidization: Oversized shoes for children?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:729.
    PubMed    


  565. VURAL KM
    More decision-making criteria for moderate chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:580-581.
    PubMed    


  566. WESTON JA, David EA
    Cardiothoracic surgical education research is NOT for dabblers anymore.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:829.
    PubMed    


  567. IYENGAR AJ, d'Udekem Y
    Are we ready for cosmetic surgery on aortic arches after Norwood?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:696-698.
    PubMed    


  568. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Mir A
    Aortic arch reconstruction in the Norwood operation: It is more than just geometry.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:708-709.
    PubMed    


  569. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    A delicate balance: Bleeding versus thrombosis?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:653-654.
    PubMed    


  570. LAMY A
    Hacked by the Russians.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:643.
    PubMed    


  571. KIRKLIN JK
    The "increased-risk donor": A plea for redefinition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:611-612.
    PubMed    


  572. PAGANI FD
    Centers for Disease Control "increased-risk" organ donor: Not so risky?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:613-614.
    PubMed    


  573. MILMAN S, Ng T
    Robotic tracheobronchoplasty is feasible, but which patients truly benefit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:801-802.
    PubMed    


  574. SMITH CR
    Radial artery advocacy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:578-579.
    PubMed    


    January 2019
  575. AXTELL AL, Fiedler AG, Melnitchouk S, D'Alessandro DA, et al
    Correlation of cardiopulmonary bypass duration with acute renal failure after cardiac surgery.
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  576. NAM K, Jeon Y, Kim TK, Kim KB, et al
    Intraoperative transfusion and an increased preoperative C-reactive protein level are associated with higher mortality after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  577. ALDEA GS
    Commentary: Reassessing efficacy of treatment strategies for secondary mitral regurgitation-Combining pathoanatomic and pathophysiologic perspectives.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)30296.
    PubMed    


  578. FORCILLO J, Watkins DA, Brooks A, Hugo-Hamman C, et al
    Making cardiac surgery feasible in African countries: Experience from Namibia, Uganda, and Zambia.
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  579. DAGAN M, Butt W, d'Udekem Y, Namachivayam SP, et al
    Timing of in-hospital cardiac arrest after pediatric cardiac surgery: An important metric for quality improvement and prognostication?
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    PubMed    


  580. CHANCELLOR WZ, Mehaffey JH, Beller JP, Krebs ED, et al
    Current quality reporting methods are not adequate for salvage cardiac operations.
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  581. FERRARIS VA, Pezzella AT
    Commentary: Scratching the surface of sustainable cardiac surgery in sub-Saharan Africa: A voice that needs to be heard.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30266.
    PubMed    


  582. MCILROY D, Murphy D, Kasza J, Bhatia D, et al
    Association of postoperative blood pressure and bleeding after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30274.
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  583. CRESTANELLO JA
    Commentary: Optimal systemic arterial blood pressure after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)30258.
    PubMed    


  584. GRAHAM EM, Martin RH, Atz AM, Hamlin-Smith K, et al
    Association of intraoperative circulating-brain injury biomarker and neurodevelopmental outcomes at 1 year among neonates who have undergone cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)30250.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  585. GILLINOV M, Wierup P, Mick S
    Rings and things: Controversies in mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)33483.
    PubMed    


  586. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: The time has come to establish guidelines for reporting outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30237.
    PubMed    


  587. ROY N
    Commentary: Predicting acute kidney injury in pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30248.
    PubMed    


  588. CARRIER M, Lamarche Y
    Commentary: Timing for heart transplant after left ventricular assist device implantation-There is no secret recipe!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30253.
    PubMed    


  589. BARDIA A, Blitz D, Dai F, Hersey D, et al
    Preoperative chlorhexidine mouthwash to reduce pneumonia after cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30066.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  590. HEINISCH PP, Carrel T
    Commentary: Failing aortic root homograft: Considering the transcatheter aortic valve replacement option?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30019.
    PubMed    


  591. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: Three-dimensional printing: Reshaping opportunities in congenital cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30015.
    PubMed    


  592. PENK J, Gist KM, Wald EL, Kitzmiller L, et al
    Furosemide response predicts acute kidney injury in children after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30003.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  593. TAM DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Radial artery and bilateral mammary arteries in coronary artery bypass grafting: How much is too much?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30032.
    PubMed    


  594. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Mitral valve repair with left ventricular assist device implantation: Yes! But who?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30010.
    PubMed    


  595. NOLY PE, Labbe P, Thorin-Trescases N, Fortier A, et al
    Reduction of plasma angiopoietin-like 2 after cardiac surgery is related to tissue inflammation and senescence status of patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)33486.
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  596. ANTUNES MJ
    Allograft aortic valve replacement: Definitively, still an option for some patient groups and pathologies.
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  597. 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.
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  598. RANUCCI M, Ambrogi F, Pistuddi V
    Cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury and the role of cardiopulmonary bypass technique.
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    PubMed    


  599. MENNANDER AA
    Simulating the trajectory of off-pump surgery: The heroic defense of the homograft.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:51-52.
    PubMed    


  600. SMEDIRA NG
    Alcohol: Keep it moderate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:304-305.
    PubMed    


  601. CERFOLIO RJ
    Data is as data does.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:387.
    PubMed    


  602. REZNIK SI
    Post-thoracotomy pain and nerve protection: Back to the drawing board?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:376-377.
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  603. MOFFATT-BRUCE SD, D'Amico TA, Weisel RD, Sade RM, et al
    The Aggressive Cholesterol Therapy to Inhibit Vein Graft Events trial: To continue or not? How to answer the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:164-165.
    PubMed    


  604. HUI DS, Lee R
    Surgical results for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: More than an institutional niche.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:316-317.
    PubMed    


  605. HELMERS M, Atluri P
    Early left ventricular assist device-related strokes: Turn up the flow, turn down the embolism?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:268-269.
    PubMed    


  606. KONSTANTINOV IE
    Rene Favaloro and the fatherhood of the coronary bypass operation: Lest we forget.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:196-198.
    PubMed    


  607. HARKEN AH
    The tranquil consciousness of effortless superiority.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:231.
    PubMed    


  608. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Iron Man to the rescue?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:298-299.
    PubMed    


  609. AD N
    How do we spell maze (2.0)? A dialogue concerning definition and outcome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:246-247.
    PubMed    


  610. WILLIAMS JB
    ACTIVE or not, high intensity is here to stay.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:147-148.
    PubMed    


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    An intraoperative test device for aortic valve repair.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Prospective feasibility study of sealing pulmonary vessels with energy in lung surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:388-395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  613. KUMAR TKS, Balduf K, Boston U, Knott-Craig C, et al
    Biventricular root replacement for transcatheter pulmonary valve endocarditis after Ross operation: Double the trouble.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e5-e7.
    PubMed    


  614. OHIRA S, Miyata H, Yamazaki S, Numata S, et al
    Deep sternal wound infection after bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting: Insights from a Japanese national database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:166-173.
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    Aortic root replacement with cryopreserved homograft for infective endocarditis in the modern North American opioid epidemic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:45-50.
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  616. JIWNANI S, Ranganathan P, Patil V, Agarwal V, et al
    Pain after posterolateral versus nerve-sparing thoracotomy: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:380-386.
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  617. SZCZECHOWICZ M, Mashhour A, Chaduneli O, Weymann A, et al
    Implantation of Perceval valve in mitral position: A new technique.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:225-228.
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    Intensive versus moderate statin therapy and early graft occlusion after coronary bypass surgery: The Aggressive Cholesterol Therapy to Inhibit Vein Graft Events randomized clinical trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:151-161.
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    Thirty-year experience with a bileaflet mechanical valve prosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:213-222.
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  620. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:160-161.
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    December 2018
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    Mandatory public reporting of cardiac surgery outcomes: The 2003 to 2014 Massachusetts experience.
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    The association of race with coronary artery bypass grafting mortality: A complex issue.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)33509.
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  624. MARCANO J, Ghanta RK
    Tick, tock... Time windows for intervention for stroke after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)33494.
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  625. CHEN-YOSHIKAWA TF
    Promising future solution for unmet needs in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)33507.
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    Are racial differences in hospital mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery real? A risk-adjusted meta-analysis.
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  627. TAVILLA G, Bruggemans EF, Putter H
    Twenty-year outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting utilizing 3 in situ arterial grafts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)33450.
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  628. PU H, Doig GS, Heighes PT, Allingstrup MJ, et al
    Intravenous amino acid therapy for kidney protection in cardiac surgery patients: A pilot randomized controlled trial.
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    Predicting patient-prosthesis mismatch by aortic root evaluation before aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 14. pii: S0022-5223(18)33253.
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  630. 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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    A 20-year multicenter analysis of dialysis-dependent patients who had aortic or mitral valve replacement: Implications for valve selection.
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  632. BOTT MJ, Yang SC, Park BJ, Adusumilli PS, et al
    Initial results of pulmonary resection after neoadjuvant nivolumab in patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer.
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  633. RANGANATH NK, Koeckert MS, Smith DE, Hisamoto K, et al
    Aggressive tissue aortic valve replacement in younger patients and the risk of re-replacement: Implications from microsimulation analysis.
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  634. SEDEEK AF, Greason KL, Nkomo VT, Eleid MF, et al
    Repeat aortic valve replacement for failing aortic root homograft.
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    One-year results from the first US-based enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery (ERAS Cardiac) program.
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  636. FERRARIS VA
    Avoiding acute kidney injury after cardiac operations: Searching for the holy grail is not easy.
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  637. FISCHLEIN T
    Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass: Reawakening of a sleeping beauty?
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  638. IYENGAR A, Atluri P
    Doing the "right" thing: Cardiac transplantation in patients with dextrocardia.
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  639. 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.
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  640. D'CUNHA J
    A first start for lung transplantation?
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  641. SHARGALL Y
    Going home after esophagectomy: The story is not over yet.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:2338-2339.
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  642. 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?
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  643. 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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  644. FURUKAWA N, Gummert JF, Borgermann J
    Tailored approach for severe aortic stenosis.
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  645. SANTARPINO G, Specchia L, Melone M, Gregorini R, et al
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    November 2018
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    Buy or sell: Pediatric cardiac transplantation is still a societal bull market...for now.
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  647. HUANG SC, Huang CH
    Faster recovery after complex neonatal cardiac surgery.
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  648. 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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  649. CHATTERJEE S
    Enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery: A game changer, passing fad, or somewhere in between?
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    Advances in managing the noninfected open chest after cardiac surgery: Negative-pressure wound therapy.
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  651. AD N, Holmes SD, Rongione AJ, Badhwar V, et al
    The long-term safety and efficacy of concomitant Cox maze procedures for atrial fibrillation in patients without mitral valve disease.
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  652. WHITMAN GJR
    Transfusion triggers in cardiac surgery: Does the Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery III trial answer the question?
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    Radial artery versus saphenous vein as the second conduit for coronary artery bypass surgery: A meta-analysis.
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    Is routine extubation overnight safe in cardiac surgery patients?
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    Which place could the radial artery take in coronary artery bypass grafting?
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  657. MCCARTHY PM
    Judgment day: Should you add atrial fibrillation ablation?
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  658. MARTIN A, Yamashita MH
    Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A high standard of comparison for transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
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  659. PADALA M
    Stress in the time of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  660. LEVY JH, Steiner ME
    How to interpret recent restrictive transfusion trials in cardiac surgery: More new data or new more data?
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    The influence of prolonged intensive care stay on quality of life, recovery, and clinical outcomes following cardiac surgery: A prospective cohort study.
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    "Respect when you can, resect when you should": A realistic approach to posterior leaflet mitral valve repair.
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    October 2018
  663. FRICKE TA, Zhu MZL, Konstantinov IE
    Alternative splicing in heart surgery: Lost in translation?
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  664. PADALA M
    Aortic root anatomy as a factor in the fluid mechanics of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  665. SADEQUE SA, Barlow CW
    Dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Fewer stones remain unturned.
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  666. DI BACCO L, Miceli A
    A thorough understanding of the mitral apparatus will improve the results of mitral valve repair: Part 2.
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    Ivor Lewis minimally invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer: An excellent operation that improves with experience.
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  668. WU D, Ghanta RK
    Just say NO? Does nitric oxide improve myocardial protection during cardiac surgery?
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    Tranexamic acid in coronary artery surgery: One-year results of the Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery (ATACAS) trial.
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  671. GROTH SS
    Pathologic complete response after esophagectomy following neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for esophageal carcinoma: A cure sometimes?
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  676. ENGELMAN DT, Germain MJ
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    Echocardiography for ischemic mitral regurgitation: It is time to advance the imaging standards.
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  682. BURNS DJP
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  685. FORMICA F, D'Alessandro S
    Coronary patients on dialysis: Coronary artery bypass grafting or percutaneous coronary intervention? A complex question for a complex scenario.
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  700. HIRJI SA, Wei B
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    August 2018
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    Compare apples with apples to call a spade a spade: Improving transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes nationally.
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  715. MCCARTHY FH, Desai ND
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    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?
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    June 2018
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    A novel intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomotic technique: Potential benefit for patients undergoing a robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy.
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    Surgical management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting remains controversial.
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    Robotic mitral valve surgery: Additive benefits without additive cost.
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    May 2018
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    Multivessel coronary artery disease and poor left ventricle function: It is consistent and clear, coronary artery bypass grafting wins again.
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    In matters of the heart, do not neglect the lungs: Influence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease severity on outcomes after off-pump coronary artery bypass graft procedure.
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    Mitral valve repair versus replacement for infective endocarditis. What is better in the "real world"?
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    April 2018
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    Short- and intermediate-term outcomes of hybrid coronary revascularization for double-vessel disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(18)31216.
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  772. ZENATI MA, Bhatt DL
    Real-world revascularization therapy in heart failure: It's a jungle out there!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)31207.
    PubMed    


  773. CRESTANELLO JA
    "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated": The appraisal of apicoaortic conduit in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)31045.
    PubMed    


  774. NAPPI F, Nenna A, Petitti T, Spadaccio C, et al
    Long-term outcome of cryopreserved allograft for aortic valve replacement.
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    Lower risk of postoperative arrhythmias in congenital heart surgery following intraoperative administration of magnesium.
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  776. HOFFMANN T, Assmann A, Dierksen A, Roussel E, et al
    A role for very low-dose recombinant activated factor VII in refractory bleeding after cardiac surgery: Lessons from an observational study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31019.
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  777. YASUDA T, Shiraishi O, Iwama M, Makino T, et al
    Novel esophageal reconstruction technique via transmediastinal route from posterior to anterior mediastinum after esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30984.
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  778. BOZINOVSKI J
    To redo, or not redo, that is the question: The hazard from redo mitral valve replacement in patients considering transmitral valve-in-valve procedures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30971.
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  779. UEKI C, Miyata H, Motomura N, Sakata R, et al
    Off-pump technique reduces surgical mortality after elective coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with preoperative renal failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30934.
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  780. LOBDELL KW, Parker DM, Likosky DS, Rezaee M, et al
    Preoperative serum ST2 level predicts acute kidney injury after adult cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30940.
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  781. NAIR AG, Oladunjoye OO, Trenor CC 3rd, LaRonde M, et al
    An anticoagulation protocol for use after congenital cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)30930.
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  782. KAYAWAKE H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Aoyama A, Motoyama H, et al
    Surgical management of bronchial stumps in lobar lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(17)32854.
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  783. EJIOFOR JI, Hirji SA, Ramirez-Del Val F, Norman AV, et al
    Outcomes of repeat mitral valve replacement in patients with prior mitral surgery: A benchmark for transcatheter approaches.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)30909.
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  784. ZAKKAR M, Angelini GD
    Preoperative renal impairment and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: The jury is still out.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)30925.
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  785. CHAN T, Barrett CS, Tjoeng YL, Wilkes J, et al
    Racial variations in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use following congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)30911.
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  786. OLADUNJOYE OO, Sleeper LA, Nair AG, Trenor CC 3rd, et al
    Partial thromboplastin time is more predictive of bleeding than anti-Xa levels in heparinized pediatric patients after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30892.
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  787. LAPAR DJ, Hawkins RB, McMurry TL, Isbell JM, et al
    Preoperative anemia versus blood transfusion: Which is the culprit for worse outcomes in cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30890.
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  788. NAWAYTOU O, Mastrobuoni S, de Kerchove L, Baert J, et al
    Deep circumferential annuloplasty as an adjunct to repair regurgitant bicuspid aortic valves with a dilated annulus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30891.
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  789. SAKATA T, Mogi K, Sakurai M, Nomura A, et al
    Effect of tricuspid annuloplasty concomitant with left heart surgery on right heart geometry and function.
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  790. JOYCE DL, Li Z, Edwards LB, Kobashigawa JA, et al
    Predicting 1-year cardiac transplantation survival using a donor-recipient risk-assessment tool.
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  791. MAXIMUS S, Milliken JC, Danielsen B, Shemin R, et al
    Implementation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in California: Influence on aortic valve surgery.
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    March 2018
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    Resource use in neonatal cardiac surgery: Lacking details.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)30594.
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  793. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Mascio CE
    Ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to cardiac transplant: A step in the right direction?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)30836.
    PubMed    


  794. YE J
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for isolated aortic regurgitation is coming!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30817.
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  795. RAFFINI L, Massicotte MP
    Finding the sweet spot: Titrating unfractionated heparin in children after cardiac surgery to prevent thrombosis and minimize bleeding.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30822.
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  796. NESBITT JC, Michaud NM, Brakebill A, Deppen SA, et al
    Month-long cardiac surgery boot camp: A proposal to jumpstart resident training.
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    PubMed    


  797. BRYANT R 3RD
    Shedding light on racial variations in the outcomes of congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30824.
    PubMed    


  798. RAJA S, Bribriesco AC, Sanaka MR
    Is less really more? Endoscopic mucosal resection versus esophagectomy for submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(18)30809.
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    Outcomes after endoscopic mucosal resection or esophagectomy for submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma.
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    The father of coronary artery bypass grafting: Rene Favaloro and the 50th anniversary of coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30710.
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  801. PEREZ-GRANDA MJ, Barrio JM, Hortal J, Burillo A, et al
    Impact of selective digestive decontamination without systemic antibiotics in a major heart surgery intensive care unit.
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  802. SCHWANN TA, Ramia PS, Habib JR, Engoren MC, et al
    Effectiveness of radial artery-based multiarterial coronary artery bypass grafting: Role of body habitus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30712.
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  803. YANAGAWA B, Graham MM, Afilalo J, Hassan A, et al
    Frailty as a risk predictor in cardiac surgery: Beyond the eyeball test.
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  804. BUTT JH, Sorensen R, Back C, Olsen PS, et al
    Short- and long-term cause of death in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass grafting: A nationwide cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30719.
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  805. PEDROZA AJ, Brewer ZE, Lee AM
    Emergency valve-sparing aortic root replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting for giant left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm presenting as acute coronary syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30699.
    PubMed    


  806. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Dobbels F, Hermans G
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation is about more than just surviving.
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  807. KRAHENBUHL SM, Gonzalez M, Aubert JD, Tamm M, et al
    Management of bilateral necrotizing bronchial dehiscence after a double lung transplantation.
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  808. OTANI S, Kurosaki T, Sugimoto S, Yamane M, et al
    Unilateral lung transplantation using intact bilateral upper lobes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30623.
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  809. KIRKLIN JK
    The stiff heart: Can we more safely navigate heart surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30599.
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  810. RAM E, Goldenberg I, Kassif Y, Segev A, et al
    Comparison of patients with multivessel disease treated at centers with and without on-site cardiac surgery.
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  811. CAMERON RB
    Confusion still exists regarding postoperative delirium and its etiology after esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1331-1332.
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  812. JONAS RA
    Early mortality is inherently inaccurate as a quality marker for congenital heart surgery.
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  813. KIM DS, Li YK, Kim JH, Bergquist CS, et al
    Autosomal dominant mannose-binding lectin deficiency is associated with worse neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infants.
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  814. BIANCHI CF
    Working toward an evidence-based cutoff recommendation for myocardial infarction detection after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1055.
    PubMed    


    February 2018
  815. D'AMBRA MN
    Rapid deployment aortic valve replacement devices: Too many unanswered questions.
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    PubMed    


  816. SARAN N, Locker C, Said SM, Daly RC, et al
    Current trends in bilateral internal thoracic artery use for coronary revascularization: Extending benefit to high-risk patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)30400.
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  817. DI MAURO M, Lorusso R
    Time is your best friend, but it soon becomes your worst enemy: The conflict of venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)30255.
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  818. KOLAITIS NA, Soong A, Shrestha P, Zhuo H, et al
    Improvement in patient-reported outcomes after lung transplantation is not impacted by the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)30575.
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    Sutureless aortic valve replacement with concomitant valvular surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)30407.
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  820. JOHNSON JT, Wilkes JF, Menon SC, Tani LY, et al
    Admission to dedicated pediatric cardiac intensive care units is associated with decreased resource use in neonatal cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)30411.
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  821. CARRIER M, Bouchard D
    Rapid-deployment bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement; There is a flag on the field!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30294.
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  822. RANKIN JS, Roberts HG, Badhwar V
    Atrial fibrillation and coronary artery bypass grafting: The question is no longer why, but why not?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30381.
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  823. PULIDO JN
    Redefining kidney disease progression after cardiac surgery: Now what?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30383.
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    Predicting kidney disease progression in patients with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
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  825. LIU H, Yang Y, Wang W, Zhu D, et al
    Transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic regurgitation with a second-generation heart valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30367.
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  826. JOYCE DL, Lahr BD, Maltais S, Said SM, et al
    Integration of simulation components enhances team training in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30345.
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    Rapid deployment or sutureless versus conventional bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30364.
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  828. BISWAS ROY S, Elnahas S, Serrone R, Haworth C, et al
    Early fundoplication is associated with slower decline in lung function after lung transplantation in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30357.
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    Teaching operative cardiac surgery in the era of increasing patient complexity: Can it still be done?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30068.
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  830. CHIARIELLO GA, Villa E, Messina A, Troise G, et al
    Dislocation of a sutureless prosthesis after type I bicuspid aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30336.
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  831. MALAISRIE SC, McCarthy PM, Kruse J, Matsouaka R, et al
    Burden of preoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
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  832. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Transcatheter mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral annular calcification: Pushing the limits to the sky.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30290.
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  833. TAM DY, Hughes A, Fremes SE, Youn S, et al
    A cost-utility analysis of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement for the treatment of aortic stenosis in the population with intermediate surgical risk.
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    One-year outcomes after rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement.
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  835. JACOB KA, Suyker WJL
    Cardiac surgery in patients with a porcelain aorta.
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  836. SCHAHEEN LW, D'Cunha J
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in lung transplantation: No longer a four-letter word.
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  837. DEN HARDER AM, de Heer LM, de Jong PA, Suyker WJ, et al
    Frequency of abnormal findings on routine chest radiography before cardiac surgery.
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  838. CANTINOTTI M
    The importance and ways of exploring the entire chest before and after cardiac surgery: Chest radiography, lung ultrasonography, and computed tomography.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30254.
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  839. BOZINOVSKI J
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement in combined procedures: Check whether there is room for the new guy before inviting them.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30252.
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    January 2018
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    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with severe mitral or tricuspid regurgitation at extreme risk for surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)30067.
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  841. MARINO KA, Sullivan JL, Weksler B
    Esophagectomy versus endoscopic resection for patients with early-stage esophageal adenocarcinoma: A National Cancer Database propensity-matched study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)30070.
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  842. FARAONI D
    Definition of postoperative bleeding in children undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: One size doesn't fit all.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)30239.
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  843. SEMENKOVICH TR, Panni RZ, Hudson JL, Thomas T, et al
    Comparative effectiveness of upfront esophagectomy versus induction chemoradiation in clinical stage T2N0 esophageal cancer: A decision analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30054.
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  844. POULIN A, Bernier M, Rodes-Cabau J, Doyle D, et al
    Subacute mitral valve dysfunction after transcatheter aortic and mitral valve replacements.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30037.
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  845. LAZAR HL
    Surgical site infections after coronary artery bypass grafting-Does "never" really mean "never"?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)30025.
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  846. SELLKE FW
    Do radiopaque markers make a difference after coronary artery bypass grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)30028.
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  847. LERUT T
    Esophagectomy versus endoscopic resection for patients with early-stage adenocarcinoma: Mercedes versus Tesla.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)30019.
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  848. BUCHKO MT, Nagendran J
    Body mass index in lung transplantation: Every unit counts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30004.
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  849. ENGELMAN DT, Kellum JA
    Should urinary biomarkers be a standard component of evaluation after cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30010.
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  850. JOYCE DL
    High-risk cardiac surgery, transplant, or mechanical support? The answer can be "all of the above".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:234-235.
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  851. ADHYAPAK SM, Parachuri VR
    High-risk cardiac surgery as an alternative to transplant or mechanical support in patients with end-stage heart failure: A seemingly viable option.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:233.
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  852. BENEDETTO U, Angelini GD
    Left-right choice in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:231.
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    December 2017
  853. STOUFFER CW, Halkos ME
    Oh, father, where art we? Left internal mammary artery with greater saphenous vein grafts still rules surgical coronary revascularization after 30 years.
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  854. BENEDETTO U, Altman DG, Gerry S, Gray A, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Insights from the Arterial Revascularization Trial.
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  855. ALBERT C, Albert A, Kube J, Bellomo R, et al
    Urinary biomarkers may provide prognostic information for subclinical acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
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  856. GARDNER TJ
    Open heart surgery in Rwanda: A legacy of surgeon leadership and vision.
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    Aortic valve replacement in patients with amyloidosis.
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    Cost of individual complications following coronary artery bypass grafting.
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    Validation of a definition of excessive postoperative bleeding in infants undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.
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  860. WOODS RK, Neibler RA, Kindel SJ, Mitchell ME, et al
    Multiple mechanical support modalities and cardiac transplantation in a young child with corrected transposition.
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    Cardiac surgery combined with bypass from the ascending aorta to the bilateral femoral arteries for severe aorto-iliac occlusion: A case series.
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  862. PULIDO JN
    Cardiac surgery blues: The midterm impact of postoperative delirium and the association with mood disorders.
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  863. 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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  864. GAUDINO M
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and the evolution of clinical research in cardiothoracic surgery.
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    Secondary surgical-site infection after coronary artery bypass grafting: A multi-institutional prospective cohort study.
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  866. JUNG DM, Ahn HJ, Yang M, Kim JA, et al
    Hydroxyethyl starch is associated with early postoperative delirium in patients undergoing esophagectomy.
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  867. RAJAB TK, Van Arsdell G, Keshavjee S
    Experience from the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association traveling fellowship: Adult and pediatric lung transplantation in Toronto.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:2153-2154.
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  868. ACCOLA KD
    The Edwards Intuity Elite valve: Not to repeal nor replace, but rather additive to surgical aortic valve replacement options.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1903.
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  869. BOOTH K, Clark S
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement: Progress for the sake of progress?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1902-1903.
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  870. KEELING B, Halkos ME
    The modern Hydra: Perioperative stroke and cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 1. pii: S0022-5223(17)32364.
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    November 2017
  871. HOETZENECKER K, Donahoe L, Yeung JC, Azad S, et al
    Extracorporeal life support as a bridge to lung transplantation-experience of a high-volume transplant center.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(17)32720.
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  872. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Wahlers T
    Anterior leaflet splitting during transcatheter mitral valve replacement: Killing two birds with one stone?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(17)32742.
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    All the small things: The impact of central venous catheters in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)32711.
    PubMed    


  874. FERNANDEZ R, Safaeinili N, Kurihara C, Odell DD, et al
    Association of body mass index with lung transplantation survival in the United States following implementation of the lung allocation score.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)32708.
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  875. FERKET BS, Oxman JM, Iribarne A, Gelijns AC, et al
    Cost-effectiveness analysis in cardiac surgery: A review of its concepts and methodologies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 15. pii: S0022-5223(17)32690.
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  876. TAKAMOCHI K, Nojiri S, Oh S, Matsunaga T, et al
    Comparison of digital and traditional thoracic drainage systems for postoperative chest tube management after pulmonary resection: A prospective randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)32487.
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  877. AD N, Holmes SD, Massimiano PS, Rongione AJ, et al
    The use of del Nido cardioplegia in adult cardiac surgery: A prospective randomized trial.
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  878. SULTAN I, Seese L, Lagazzi L, Gleason TG, et al
    Concomitant aortic valve replacement with orthotopic heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32473.
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  879. HELMERS M, Atluri P
    Dual antiplatelet therapy at discharge: Antiplatelet practice patterns after coronary artery bypass grafting, surgical anecdote is driving standard of care.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 8. pii: S0022-5223(17)32448.
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  880. CLAESSENS NHP, Algra SO, Jansen NJG, Groenendaal F, et al
    Clinical and neuroimaging characteristics of cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 8. pii: S0022-5223(17)32426.
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  881. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Neyrinck A, Vos R, Verleden GM, et al
    Toronto bridges to successful lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S0022-5223(17)32451.
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  882. ROGERS T, Thourani VH
    Is there still a role for balloon dilatation before transcatheter aortic valve replacement-or, indeed, for transaortic access?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S0022-5223(17)32462.
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  883. TODD EM, Biswas Roy S, Hashimi AS, Serrone R, et al
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation: A single-center experience in the present era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1798-1809.
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    October 2017
  884. TAM DY, Fremes SE
    Del Nido cardioplegia: A one stop shot for adult cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(17)32395.
    PubMed    


  885. NGUYEN Q, Uminski K, Hiebert BM, Tangri N, et al
    Midterm outcomes after postoperative delirium on cognition and mood in patients after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)32191.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  886. DEARANI JA
    Robotic heart surgery: Hype or hope?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 7. pii: S0022-5223(17)32173.
    PubMed    


  887. ANSELMI A, Verhoye JP
    The pathway toward the success of a new transcatheter aortic valve replacement device: A surgeon's adventure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 3. pii: S0022-5223(17)32161.
    PubMed    


  888. ANKERSMIT HJ, Copic D, Simader E
    When meat allergy meets cardiac surgery: A driver for humanized bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;154:1326-1327.
    PubMed    


    September 2017
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    Effect of motor subtypes of delirium in the intensive care unit on fast-track failure after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 30. pii: S0022-5223(17)32141.
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  890. MORI M, Shioda K, Yun JJ, Mangi AA, et al
    Pattern and predictors of dual antiplatelet use after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(17)32133.
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  891. NAMBIAR P, Kumar S, Mittal CM, Saksena K, et al
    Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting with bilateral internal thoracic arteries: Will this be the future?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(17)32138.
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  892. MUSHARBASH FN, Schill MR, Sinn LA, Schuessler RB, et al
    Performance of the Cox-maze IV procedure is associated with improved long-term survival in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0022-5223(17)32137.
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  893. ROGERS T, Thourani VH
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement after mitral valve surgery: Synergistic or incompatible?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 22. pii: S0022-5223(17)32112.
    PubMed    


  894. DEARANI JA
    Robotic heart surgery: Hype or hope?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(17)32002.
    PubMed    


  895. SHEMIN RJ
    Size matters: Indexed left atrial size predicts late survival after aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(17)31999.
    PubMed    


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    Transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement with a novel transcatheter aortic valve replacement system in high-risk patients with severe aortic valve diseases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 15. pii: S0022-5223(17)31918.
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    Systematic review of transcatheter aortic valve replacement after previous mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)31904.
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    Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: Revisiting prosthesis choice in patients younger than 50 years old.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)31896.
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  899. FORCILLO J, Perrault LP
    If too frail, functional benefit following cardiac surgery may fail: A role for pre-habilitation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)31851.
    PubMed    


  900. BOZINOVSKI J
    Take me to your bleeder: Recombinant factor VIIa-finding its way in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(17)31839.
    PubMed    


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    Efficacy and effectiveness of on- versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: A meta-analysis of mortality and survival.
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    August 2017
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    Differences and similarities in risk factors for postoperative acute kidney injury between younger and older adults undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Aug 26. pii: S0022-5223(17)31801.
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  903. VAN BERKEL V
    Just a number? The impact of age on lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Aug 26. pii: S0022-5223(17)31802.
    PubMed    


  904. WANG L, Wang H, Hou X
    Short-term effects of preoperative beta-blocker use for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
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    Survival and long-term outcomes after mitral valve replacement in patients aged 18 to 50 years.
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  906. SPRATT JR, Racila E, Shumway SJ
    Acute interstitial pneumonitis requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and lung transplantation in an adolescent patient.
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    Diaphragmatic fenestration for refractory chylothorax after congenital cardiac surgery in infants.
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    Factors associated with postoperative atrial fibrillation and other adverse events after cardiac surgery.
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    July 2017
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    Coronary artery bypass grafting bundled payment proposal will have significant financial impact on hospitals.
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    Transatlantic editorial on transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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    December 2016
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    Does N2 frozen section make sense in cN0 non-small cell lung cancer patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1642-1643.
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  912. PIERCE EL, Gorman RC, Gorman JH 3rd, Yoganathan AP, et al
    Mitral annuloplasty ring suture dehiscence: In search of more robust techniques.
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    Mitral annuloplasty ring dehiscence: Optimal force distribution with flexible rings.
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    PubMed    


  914. SHRESTHA M
    Aortic valve replacement via right anterior thoracotomy with sutureless valves: The way to go!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1547-1548.
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    November 2016
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    Management of N2 non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1463-1464.
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    October 2016
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    To be followed ... A comparison of minimally invasive and standard aortic valve replacement.
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    Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis following surgical aortic valve replacement: Did we all miss it?
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    September 2016
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    Predicting recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation: Through the 3-dimensional looking glass.
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    The value of preoperative 3-dimensional over 2-dimensional valve analysis in predicting recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation after mitral annuloplasty.
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    August 2016
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    Pulmonary flow study predicts survival in pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries.
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    Physical and mental recovery after conventional aortic valve surgery.
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    Direct aortic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement with a fully repositionable and retrievable nonmetallic valve system.
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    Thrombocytopenia after sutureless aortic valve implantation: Comparison between Intuity and Perceval bioprostheses.
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    July 2016
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    Open vascular plug placement to complete mitral valve seating in radiation heart disease.
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  925. REARDON MJ, Kleiman NS
    Highway to the heart or one more for the road? The continued life of direct aortic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)30854.
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    June 2016
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    A comparison of minimally invasive and standard aortic valve replacement.
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    Scimitar syndrome with atrial fibrillation: Repair in an adult.
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    Effect of diastolic dysfunction on postoperative outcomes after cardiovascular surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
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    May 2016
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    Impending cardiac herniation following robotic mitral valve repair: A case report and review of the literature.
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    Trileaflet aortic valve reconstruction with a decellularized pericardial patch in a sheep model.
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    Prognostic significance of mild aortic regurgitation in predicting mortality after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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    Aortic valve disease with ascending aortic aneurysm: Impact of concomitant root-sparing (supracoronary) aortic replacement in nonsyndromic patients.
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    Sequential interventional treatment of right-sided lung cancer with complete lung atelectasis: A case report.
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    April 2016
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    Learning curves for transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the PARTNER-I trial: Technical performance, success, and safety.
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