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    October 2019
  1. 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.
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    September 2019
  2. 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.
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  3. 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.
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  4. 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.
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  5. 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.
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  6. 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.
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  7. 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.
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  8. 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.
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  9. 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.
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  10. 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.
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  11. 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.
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    August 2019
  12. 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.
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  13. 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.
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  14. 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.
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  15. 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.
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  16. 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.
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  17. 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.
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  18. 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.
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  19. 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.
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  20. 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.
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  21. 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.
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  22. 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.
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    July 2019
  23. 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.
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  24. 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.
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  25. 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.
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  26. 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.
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  27. 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.
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  28. 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.
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  29. 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.
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  30. 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.
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  31. 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.
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  32. 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.
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  33. 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.
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  34. 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.
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  35. 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.
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  36. 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.
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    June 2019
  37. 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.
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  38. 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.
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  39. 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.
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  40. 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.
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  41. 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.
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  42. 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.
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  43. 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.
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  44. 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.
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  45. 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.
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  46. 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.
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  47. 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.
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  48. 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.
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  49. 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.
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  50. 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.
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  51. 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.
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  52. 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.
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    May 2019
  53. 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.
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  54. 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.
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  55. 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.
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  56. 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.
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  57. 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.
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  58. 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.
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  59. 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.
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  60. 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.
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  61. 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.
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  62. 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.
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  63. 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.
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  64. 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.
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  65. 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.
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  66. 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.
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  67. 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.
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  68. 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.
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  69. 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.
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  70. 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.
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  71. 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.
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  72. 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.
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    April 2019
  73. 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.
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  74. 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.
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  75. 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.
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  76. 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.
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  77. 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.
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  78. 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.
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  79. 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.
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  80. 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.
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  81. 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.
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  82. 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.
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  83. 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.
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  84. 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.
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  85. 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.
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  86. 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.
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  87. 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.
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  88. 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.
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  89. 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.
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  90. 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.
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  91. 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.
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  92. 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.
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    March 2019
  93. 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.
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  94. 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.
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  95. 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.
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    Mitral valve repair versus replacement for infective endocarditis. What is better in the "real world"?
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  352. KIRKLIN JK
    The stiff heart: Can we more safely navigate heart surgery?
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    February 2018
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    Rapid deployment aortic valve replacement devices: Too many unanswered questions.
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  366. PULIDO JN
    Redefining kidney disease progression after cardiac surgery: Now what?
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    Transcatheter mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral annular calcification: Pushing the limits to the sky.
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  379. SCHAHEEN LW, D'Cunha J
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    Definition of postoperative bleeding in children undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: One size doesn't fit all.
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    Surgical site infections after coronary artery bypass grafting-Does "never" really mean "never"?
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    Do radiopaque markers make a difference after coronary artery bypass grafting?
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    Body mass index in lung transplantation: Every unit counts.
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  392. ENGELMAN DT, Kellum JA
    Should urinary biomarkers be a standard component of evaluation after cardiac surgery?
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    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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  394. 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.
    PubMed     Text format    


  395. BENEDETTO U, Angelini GD
    Left-right choice in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:231.
    PubMed     Text format    


    December 2017
  396. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(17)33047.
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  397. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 23. pii: S0022-5223(17)32725.
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  398. ALBERT C, Albert A, Kube J, Bellomo R, et al
    Urinary biomarkers may provide prognostic information for subclinical acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 22. pii: S0022-5223(17)33020.
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  399. GARDNER TJ
    Open heart surgery in Rwanda: A legacy of surgeon leadership and vision.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0022-5223(17)33007.
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  400. JAVA AP, Greason KL, Dispenzieri A, Grogan M, et al
    Aortic valve replacement in patients with amyloidosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(17)32895.
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  401. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB, Byler M, Charles EJ, et al
    Cost of individual complications following coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)32388.
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  402. BERCOVITZ RS, Shewmake AC, Newman DK, Niebler RA, et al
    Validation of a definition of excessive postoperative bleeding in infants undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)32846.
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  403. 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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  404. BOSSE C, Ramadan R, Fabre D, Guihaire J, et al
    Cardiac surgery combined with bypass from the ascending aorta to the bilateral femoral arteries for severe aorto-iliac occlusion: A case series.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(17)32844.
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  405. PULIDO JN
    Cardiac surgery blues: The midterm impact of postoperative delirium and the association with mood disorders.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32396.
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  406. COOK CC, Rankin JS, Badhwar V
    The importance of atrial fibrillation at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting: Join in the chorus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32824.
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  407. GAUDINO M
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and the evolution of clinical research in cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)32822.
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  408. GULACK BC, Kirkwood KA, Shi W, Smith PK, et al
    Secondary surgical-site infection after coronary artery bypass grafting: A multi-institutional prospective cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 5. pii: S0022-5223(17)32412.
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  409. 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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  410. 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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  411. 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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  412. 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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  413. 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
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    Extracorporeal life support as a bridge to lung transplantation-experience of a high-volume transplant center.
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  415. 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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  416. DAVIES RR
    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.
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  417. 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.
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  418. FERKET BS, Oxman JM, Iribarne A, Gelijns AC, et al
    Cost-effectiveness analysis in cardiac surgery: A review of its concepts and methodologies.
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  419. 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.
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  420. AD N, Holmes SD, Massimiano PS, Rongione AJ, et al
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  421. SULTAN I, Seese L, Lagazzi L, Gleason TG, et al
    Concomitant aortic valve replacement with orthotopic heart transplantation.
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  422. 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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  423. CLAESSENS NHP, Algra SO, Jansen NJG, Groenendaal F, et al
    Clinical and neuroimaging characteristics of cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery.
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  425. ROGERS T, Thourani VH
    Is there still a role for balloon dilatation before transcatheter aortic valve replacement-or, indeed, for transaortic access?
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  426. 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.
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    October 2017
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    Del Nido cardioplegia: A one stop shot for adult cardiac surgery?
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  428. NGUYEN Q, Uminski K, Hiebert BM, Tangri N, et al
    Midterm outcomes after postoperative delirium on cognition and mood in patients after cardiac surgery.
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  429. DEARANI JA
    Robotic heart surgery: Hype or hope?
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  430. 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.
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  431. ANKERSMIT HJ, Copic D, Simader E
    When meat allergy meets cardiac surgery: A driver for humanized bioprosthesis.
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    September 2017
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    Effect of motor subtypes of delirium in the intensive care unit on fast-track failure after cardiac surgery.
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    Pattern and predictors of dual antiplatelet use after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
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  434. 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?
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  435. 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.
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  436. ROGERS T, Thourani VH
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement after mitral valve surgery: Synergistic or incompatible?
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  437. DEARANI JA
    Robotic heart surgery: Hype or hope?
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  438. SHEMIN RJ
    Size matters: Indexed left atrial size predicts late survival after aortic valve replacement.
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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.
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    Systematic review of transcatheter aortic valve replacement after previous mitral valve surgery.
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    Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: Revisiting prosthesis choice in patients younger than 50 years old.
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  442. FORCILLO J, Perrault LP
    If too frail, functional benefit following cardiac surgery may fail: A role for pre-habilitation?
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  443. BOZINOVSKI J
    Take me to your bleeder: Recombinant factor VIIa-finding its way in cardiac surgery.
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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.
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  446. VAN BERKEL V
    Just a number? The impact of age on lung transplantation.
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  447. 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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  449. 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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    December 2016
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    Does N2 frozen section make sense in cN0 non-small cell lung cancer patients?
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    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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  457. SHRESTHA M
    Aortic valve replacement via right anterior thoracotomy with sutureless valves: The way to go!
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    November 2016
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    Management of N2 non-small cell lung cancer.
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    October 2016
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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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    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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    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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  468. 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.
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    June 2016
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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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    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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