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    May 2022
  1. WOO YJ, Chen FY, Chen EP
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) website redesign: An update from the AATS IT Committee.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1591.
    PubMed    


  2. ELMAHROUK AF MD, Ismail MF MD, Arafat AA MD, Dohain AM MD, et al
    Combined Norwood and cavopulmonary shunt as the first palliation in late presenters with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and single-ventricle lesions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1592-1600.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. CLARK JB
    Commentary: Successful pairing of the Norwood and bidirectional Glenn in select older infants.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1601-1602.
    PubMed    


  4. SPIGEL ZA, Kalustian AB, Zink J, Binsalamah ZM, et al
    Low parental socioeconomic position results in longer post-Norwood length of stay.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1604-1611.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. AL-OMAIR MA, Haller C
    Commentary: The right procedure for the right patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1602-1603.
    PubMed    


  6. BRYANT R 3RD
    Commentary: Mitigating cardiac surgical operative risk for the most vulnerable.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1615-1616.
    PubMed    


  7. LIN J
    Commentary: Maximum standardized uptake value is no crystal ball for candidate selection for sublobar resection: The future is cloudy (ground-glass).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1667-1668.
    PubMed    


  8. GILES AE, Kidane B
    Commentary: Toward precision surgery: Advances in defining sublobar resection candidacy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1666-1667.
    PubMed    


  9. MURAOKA Y, Yoshida Y, Nakagawa K, Ito K, et al
    Maximum standardized uptake value of the primary tumor does not improve candidate selection for sublobar resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1656-1665.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. LIU J, Liang H, Cui F, Liu H, et al
    Spontaneous versus mechanical ventilation during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for spontaneous pneumothorax: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1702-1714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. HIRJI SA, Mohan N, Kaneko T
    Commentary: Management of bioprosthetic valve failure-strategic planning for the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1802-1803.
    PubMed    


  12. SCHRANZ D, Akintuerk H
    Hybrid approach to hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e335.
    PubMed    


  13. LUNG K, Cypel M
    Commentary: Bruised donor lungs-they may not be pretty, but they will still work.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1732-1733.
    PubMed    


  14. LI SS, Osho A, Moonsamy P, D'Alessandro DA, et al
    Trends in the use of hepatitis C viremic donor hearts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1873-1885.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Ceulemans LJ, Vos R, Neyrinck A, et al
    Commentary: "Cont"used though still used donor lungs for transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1733-1735.
    PubMed    


  16. SCHWARZ S, Rahimi N, Kifjak D, Frommlet F, et al
    Lungs from polytrauma donors with significant chest trauma can be safely used for transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1719-1731.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. FORMICA F, Nicolini F
    Commentary: Mitral bioprosthesis degeneration: Looking for a benchmark to tailor the correct procedure to the patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1816-1817.
    PubMed    


  18. DAYAN V, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: Putting the lid on left main revascularization equipoise.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1870-1871.
    PubMed    


  19. SPOTNITZ HM
    Commentary: Eradication of epicardial pacing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1827.
    PubMed    


  20. DUNCAN AE, Kartashov A, Robinson SB, Randall D, et al
    Risk factors, resource use, and cost of postoperative low cardiac output syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1890-1898.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Choi YH
    Commentary: Minimally invasive coronary bypass or percutaneous coronary intervention for complex left anterior descending artery stenosis: A never-ending battle.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1850-1851.
    PubMed    


  22. NGUYEN A
    Commentary: Paradoxical increase in areas of myocardial fibrosis following septal myectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1835.
    PubMed    


  23. RAMZY D, Chikwe J
    Commentary: Is robotic-assisted coronary bypass ready for prime time?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1848-1850.
    PubMed    


  24. RAM E, Raanani E, Klempfner R, Peled Y, et al
    Midterm outcomes of patients with multivessel disease treated at centers with and without on-site cardiac surgery services.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1852-1861.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. PATEL NC, Hemli JM, Seetharam K, Singh VP, et al
    Minimally invasive coronary bypass versus percutaneous coronary intervention for isolated complex stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary artery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1839-1846.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. ROCHA RV, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass for isolated left anterior descending lesions: A welcomed innovation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1847-1848.
    PubMed    


    April 2022
  27. THOMAS PA
    Commentary: Challenging the final frontier of lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(22)00400.
    PubMed    


  28. JIANG B, Worrell SG
    Commentary: Test drive in cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1429-1430.
    PubMed    


  29. BYRD CT, Lui NS
    Commentary: American Association for Thoracic Surgery Summer Intern Scholarship: Captivating the interest of medical students.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1428-1429.
    PubMed    


  30. SCHUTZ A, LeMaire SA, Trautner BW, Rosengart TK, et al
    Commentary: Building an academic cardiothoracic surgical program: The Baylor experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1435-1436.
    PubMed    


  31. MAH KE, Morales DLS
    Commentary: The Vulcan mind MELD-XI.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1477-1478.
    PubMed    


  32. CERULLO M
    Commentary: Measures of relevance from relevant measurements: Pulmonary artery size on computed tomography as predictor of postlobectomy complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1532-1533.
    PubMed    


  33. WILLIAMS AM, Wakeam E
    Commentary: Preoperative pulmonary artery size: A new risk stratification for morbidity following pulmonary lobectomy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1534-1535.
    PubMed    


  34. RAPPAPORT JM, Ahmad U
    Commentary: Evidence over dogma: Lung transplant for posthematopoietic stem cell transplant related pulmonary failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1559-1560.
    PubMed    


  35. BALSAM LB
    Commentary: The dilemma of donor heart cold storage: Are stem cell extracellular vesicles the answer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e294-e295.
    PubMed    


  36. ROCHA RV, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Right gastroepiploic artery: An overlooked contender for second arterial conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1344-1345.
    PubMed    


  37. LOCKER C
    Commentary: Right gastroepiploic artery versus right internal thoracic artery: Backing the wrong horse.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1346-1348.
    PubMed    


  38. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Results of total coronary artery occlusion on graft patency following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: More information is needed!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1358-1359.
    PubMed    


  39. 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. 2022;163:1390-1391.
    PubMed    


  40. AUGOUSTIDES JG
    Commentary: Nitric oxide and acute kidney injury: Understanding the puzzle of renal rescue after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1404-1405.
    PubMed    


  41. MACGILLIVRAY TE, Gleason TG, Patel HJ, Aldea GS, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American Association for Thoracic Surgery clinical practice guidelines on the management of type B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1231-1249.
    PubMed    


  42. MARTIN E
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1456-1457.
    PubMed    


  43. O'NEILL JD, Guenthart BA, Hozain AE, Bacchetta M, et al
    Xenogeneic support for the recovery of human donor organs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1563-1570.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. CHAN PG, Liang S, Smood B, Fann JI, et al
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery Summer Intern Scholarship-Over a decade of experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1419-1427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. YARBORO LT, Mehaffey JH, Charles EJ, Kron IL, et al
    How to build and sustain an academic cardiothoracic surgery program.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1431-1434.
    PubMed    


  46. KNEUERTZ PJ, Yudovich MS, Amadi CC, Bashian E, et al
    Pulmonary artery size on computed tomography is associated with major morbidity after pulmonary lobectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1521-1529.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. COSELLI JS, Krause HM, Green SY, Zhang Q, et al
    A 23-year experience with the reversed elephant trunk technique for staged repair of extensive thoracic aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1252-1264.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. REECE TB
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1263-1264.
    PubMed    


  49. WANG M, Yan L, Li Q, Yang Y, et al
    Mesenchymal stem cell secretions improve donor heart function following ex vivo cold storage.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e277-e292.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. CHAUVETTE V, Bouhout I, Tarabzoni M, Pham M, et al
    Pulmonary homograft dysfunction after the Ross procedure using decellularized homografts-a multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1296-1305.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. KIM MS, Hwang HY, Cho KR, Kim KB, et al
    Right gastroepiploic artery versus right internal thoracic artery composite grafts: 10-year patency and long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1333-1343.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  52. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1386-1387.
    PubMed    


  53. GRIFFIN BR, Bronsert M, Reece TB, Pal JD, et al
    Creatinine elevations from baseline at the time of cardiac surgery are associated with postoperative complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1378-1387.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. HIRJI SA, Shah R, Aranki S, McGurk S, et al
    The impact of hospital size on national trends and outcomes in isolated open proximal aortic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1269-1278.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. GOODEN SC, Hatoum H, Zhang W, Boudoulas KD, et al
    Multiple MitraClips: The balancing act between pressure gradient and regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1319-1327.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. LIN S, Rao C, Yang L, Yang X, et al
    Impact of coronary total occlusion on graft failure and outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1349-1357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  57. DUFENDACH KA, Chu D
    Commentary: Paging vascular surgery: Mesenteric ischemia and outcomes following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(22)00366.
    PubMed    


  58. CHEN JH, Chen YH, Chang HH, Leu HB, et al
    Impact of preprocedural mesenteric artery stenosis and mesenteric ischemia in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(22)00353.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. WADOWSKI B, Chang SH, Carillo J, Angel L, et al
    Assessing donor organ quality according to recipient characteristics in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(22)00352.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. VITANOVA K, Zaid S, Tang GHL, Kaneko T, et al
    Aortic valve versus root surgery after failed transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(22)00348.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Decreasing risk of reoperative aortic valve replacement: Why are we not listening to experience?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 24. pii: S0022-5223(22)00346.
    PubMed    


  62. OLSON MT, Liu W, Mohanakumar T, Bremner RM, et al
    A potential mechanism by which aspiration of duodenogastric fluid augments the risk for bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(22)00342.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. MESSE SR, Overbey JR, Thourani VH, Moskowitz AJ, et al
    The impact of perioperative stroke and delirium on outcomes after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 18. pii: S0022-5223(22)00338.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. MAHBOUBI R, Kakavand M, Soltesz EG, Rajeswaran J, et al
    The decreasing risk of reoperative aortic valve replacement: Implications for valve choice and transcatheter therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(22)00334.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. CYPEL M, Yeung J, Donahoe L, Yasufuku K, et al
    Outcomes of lung transplantation at a Canadian center using donors declined in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(22)00264.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. GHANDOUR H, Weiss AJ, Gaudino M, Halkos M, et al
    Public reporting for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: The quest for the optimal scorecard.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(22)00322.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. MYERS PO, Dayan V, Szeto WY, Thourani VH, et al
    Joint surgical associations (EACTS, LACES, ASCVTS, AATS, and STS) position statement regarding the VARC-3 definitions for aortic valve clinical research.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 15. pii: S0022-5223(22)00091.
    PubMed    


  68. WEISS AJ, Bakaeen FG
    Commentary: Measuring and reporting cardiac surgery: Healthy debate and welcome progress.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 14. pii: S0022-5223(22)00323.
    PubMed    


  69. SHAHIAN DM
    Measuring and reporting cardiac surgery quality: A continuing evolution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 14. pii: S0022-5223(22)00324.
    PubMed    


  70. EIKELBOOM R, Manji RA
    Commentary: Reducing unnecessary transfusions in cardiac surgery: A TEG talk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(22)00246.
    PubMed    


  71. ALABBADI S, Roach A, Chikwe J, Egorova NN, et al
    National trend in failure to rescue after cardiac surgeries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 4. pii: S0022-5223(22)00231.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. GODFREY TE, Litle VR
    Commentary: For thoracic surgeons, a strategic approach to the funding game.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:881-882.
    PubMed    


  73. JONES KC, Chang AC
    Commentary: Factors associated with short- versus long-term survival following lung transplant: Not yet the LASt word in organ allocation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:861-862.
    PubMed    


  74. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: Why do coronary artery bypass grafting transfusion rates vary? We still don't know.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1028-1029.
    PubMed    


  75. RUSHANI D, Eikelboom R, Arora RC, Yanagawa B, et al
    Commentary: Gait speed in aortic surgery-do we need a pathway for slow walkers?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:895-896.
    PubMed    


  76. TATOULIS J
    Commentary: Coronary surgery with a triple A rating: Total arterial is the best.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1013-1014.
    PubMed    


  77. DIMAGLI A, Bakaeen FG
    Commentary: The radial artery reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e253-e254.
    PubMed    


  78. GHOSH RM, Maeda K
    Commentary: Diastolic (dys)function after Fontan completion: Where is the dysfunction?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1208-1209.
    PubMed    


  79. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: Skeleton in the closet: Toward durable repair of atrioventricular valve in univentricular circulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1176-1177.
    PubMed    


  80. CHAI PJ
    Commentary: Biventricular conversion after Fontan completion-what have we learned so far?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1224-1225.
    PubMed    


  81. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: Prevention of incomplete resection during septal myectomy: Virtual seeing is actual believing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e248-e250.
    PubMed    


  82. BROWN LM
    Commentary: Improving cardiothoracic scientific literature by meeting in the middle.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1127-1128.
    PubMed    


  83. 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. 2022;163:1042-1043.
    PubMed    


  84. OMER S
    Commentary: Saphenous vein graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting. It's all about getting the basics right.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1040-1041.
    PubMed    


  85. ROBINSON NB, Audisio K, Cancelli G, Masterson Creber RM, et al
    Current practice patterns for use of the radial artery for coronary surgery in dedicated centers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e251-e252.
    PubMed    


  86. CALLAHAN CP, Jegatheeswaran A, Barron DJ, Husain SA, et al
    Association of atrial septal fenestration with outcomes after atrioventricular septal defect repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1142-1152.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. STONE ML, Schafer M, DiMaria MV, von Alvensleben JC, et al
    Diastolic inflow is associated with inefficient ventricular flow dynamics in Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1195-1207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. KWON MH, Schultz AH, Lee M, Permut LC, et al
    Complete atrioventricular septal defect with absent or diminutive primum component: Incidence, anatomic characteristics, and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1156-1162.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. ARRIGONI SC, IJsselhof R, Postmus D, Vonk JM, et al
    Long-term outcomes of atrioventricular septal defect and single ventricle: A multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1166-1175.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. DOULAMIS IP, Marathe SP, Piekarski B, Beroukhim RS, et al
    Biventricular conversion after Fontan completion: A preliminary experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1211-1223.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. LAHEY SJ, Nichols FC, Painter JR, Levett JM, et al
    The recent decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to revalue evaluation and management codes and its negative financial impact on cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1108-1113.
    PubMed    


  92. NARAHARI AK, Mehaffey JH, Chandrabhatla AS, Hawkins RB, et al
    Longitudinal analysis of National Institutes of Health funding for academic thoracic surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:872-879.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. MICHAELSEN VS, Ribeiro RVP, Ali A, Wang A, et al
    Safety of continuous 12-hour delivery of antimicrobial doses of inhaled nitric oxide during ex vivo lung perfusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:841-849.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. GRITTI M, Jegatheeswaran A, Yissar D, Harris MA, et al
    Understanding the literature: Complexity of statistical methods used in high-impact cardiothoracic surgery research.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1116-1124.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, Becerra D, Klapper J, et al
    Factors associated with short- versus long-term survival after lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:853-860.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. STEFANELLI G, Bellisario A, Meli M, Chiurlia E, et al
    Outcomes after surgical ventricular restoration for ischemic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1058-1067.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. FITZGERALD DC, Simpson AN, Baker RA, Wu X, et al
    Determinants of hospital variability in perioperative red blood cell transfusions during coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1015-1024.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. BOJKO MM, Assi R, Bavaria JE, Suhail M, et al
    Midterm outcomes and durability of sinus segment preservation compared with root replacement for acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:900-910.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. QU J, Zhang D, Zhang H, Rao C, et al
    Preoperative clopidogrel and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1044-1052.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. 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. 2022;163:1030-1039.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. TAGGART DP, Gaudino MF, Gerry S, Gray A, et al
    Effect of total arterial grafting in the Arterial Revascularization Trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1002-1009.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  102. BIANCO V, Aranda-Michel E, Serna-Gallegos D, Dunn-Lewis C, et al
    Transfusion of non-red blood cell blood products does not reduce survival following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(22)00219.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. BARAC YD, Witberg G, Assali A, Klempfner R, et al
    The Clinical SYNTAX score predicts survival better than the SYNTAX score in coronary revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(22)00217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  104. BADHWAR V, Scott Rankin J, Lee R, McCarthy PM, et al
    Contemporary left atrial appendage management during adult cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(22)00216.
    PubMed    


  105. HOETZENECKER K, Schwarz S, Keshavjee S, Cypel M, et al
    Lung transplantation for acute respiratory distress syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(22)00220.
    PubMed    


  106. BIANCARI F, Speziale G
    Commentary: Sequelae of neurologic injury after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(22)00209.
    PubMed    


  107. DING T, Hu S, Qu J, Xiong H, et al
    Evaluation of the effect of simultaneous hybrid coronary revascularization on postoperative bleeding and renal function: A comparison study with minimally invasive direct off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with multivessel coronary a
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(22)00124.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  108. GARCIA-SUAREZ J, Garcia-Fernandez J, Martinez Lopez D, Reques L, et al
    Clinical impact of del Nido cardioplegia in adult cardiac surgery: A prospective randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(22)00123.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  109. VERWIJMEREN L, Noordzij PG, Daeter EJ, Emmelot-Vonk MH, et al
    Preoperative frailty and one-year functional recovery in elderly cardiac surgery patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 3. pii: S0022-5223(22)00110.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  110. IMAI T, Wallace AF, Weksler B
    Commentary: Totally minimally invasive esophagectomy: Are we there yet?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(22)00118.
    PubMed    


  111. KIM HR, Kim WK, Kim JK, Kim HJ, et al
    Prognostic impact of the E/e' ratio in patients with chronic severe aortic regurgitation undergoing aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(22)00114.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  112. BARTLETT HL, Anagnostopoulos PV
    Commentary: Will the next improvement in the care of single ventricle patients come from focusing on patient selection for the cavopulmonary shunt?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:410-411.
    PubMed    


  113. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Van Cutsem E
    Commentary: A crusade against current pulmonary metastasectomy practice in colorectal cancer patients: Do the con arguments remain after the PulMiCC trial?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:491-492.
    PubMed    


  114. WEI B, Munoz-Largacha JA
    Commentary: Sublobar resection for in situ and minimally invasive adenocarcinoma-less is more.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:467-468.
    PubMed    


  115. PASS HI
    Commentary: Pulmonary metastasectomy efficacy: A game of clones?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:503-510.
    PubMed    


  116. KAKU Y, Takeda K, Naka Y
    Commentary: The role of mechanical circulatory support in heart retransplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:723-724.
    PubMed    


  117. BLUMENTHALER AN, Antonoff MB
    Commentary: The best outcomes for pulmonary metastasectomy come from picking the right patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:483-484.
    PubMed    


  118. HAN JJ, Smood B, Atluri P
    Commentary: Vita nova or vanitas? Outcomes in cardiac retransplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:721-722.
    PubMed    


  119. CARPENTER AJ
    Commentary: We can make better decisions regarding revascularization strategies for early coronary artery disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:661-662.
    PubMed    


  120. ROCHA RV, Elbatarny M, Tam DY, Fremes SE, et al
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention: Optimal revascularization for the younger patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:657-658.
    PubMed    


  121. FRYER ML, Balsam LB
    Commentary: Coronary revascularization in younger patients: Lessons from real-world practice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:659-660.
    PubMed    


  122. ALI-GHOSH H, Barlow CW
    Commentary: Chronic kidney disease and coronary bypass surgery: Getting it right.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:674-675.
    PubMed    


  123. STEPHENS EH
    Commentary: Women wielding saws and cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e207-e208.
    PubMed    


  124. LACOUR-GAYET F, Gouton M, Bical O, Lucet V, et al
    Surgery for severe congenital heart diseases in children from developing nations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:413-423.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  125. TREASURE T, Dunning J, Williams NR, Macbeth F, et al
    Lung metastasectomy for colorectal cancer: The impression of benefit from uncontrolled studies was not supported in a randomized controlled trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:486-490.
    PubMed    


  126. HRASKA V, Mitchell ME, Woods RK
    Roadmap for Ross procedure: Staged strategy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:379-382.
    PubMed    


  127. ZHANG Y, Ma X, Shen X, Wang S, et al
    Surgery for pre- and minimally invasive lung adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:456-464.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  128. LIU Z, Yin J, Zhou Q, Yang J, et al
    Survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for relapsed osteosarcoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:469-479.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  129. MATSUURA Y, Ninomiya H, Ichinose J, Nakao M, et al
    Prognostic impact and distinctive characteristics of surgically resected anaplastic lymphoma kinase-rearranged lung adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:441-451.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  130. COYAN GN, Sultan I, Seese LM, Chu D, et al
    Implementation of a protocol to increase the academic productivity of cardiothoracic surgery resident physicians.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:739-745.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  131. DUBIEL C, Hiebert BM, Stammers AN, Sanjanwala RM, et al
    Delirium definition influences prediction of functional survival in patients one-year postcardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:725-734.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  132. ZHU Y, Shudo Y, Lingala B, Baiocchi M, et al
    Outcomes after heart retransplantation: A 50-year single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:712-720.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  133. ROBICH MP, Leavitt BJ, Ryan TJ Jr, Westbrook BM, et al
    Comparative effectiveness of revascularization strategies for early coronary artery disease: A multicenter analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:645-656.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  134. RUBENS FD, Wells GA, Coutinho T, Eddeen AB, et al
    Sex differences after coronary artery bypass grafting with a second arterial conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:686-695.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  135. 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. 2022;163:676-682.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  136. CHAMBERS DJ
    Commentary: Heat shock protein 90 inhibition and donor heart protection-a paradoxical concept?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e201-e202.
    PubMed    


  137. GAUDINO M, Bagiella E, Chang HL, Kurlansky P, et al
    Randomized trials, observational studies, and the illusive search for the source of truth.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:757-762.
    PubMed    


  138. ACEROS H, Der Sarkissian S, Borie M, Pinto Ribeiro RV, et al
    Novel heat shock protein 90 inhibitor improves cardiac recovery in a rodent model of donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e187-e197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  139. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Yousef S, Serna-Gallegos D, et al
    The long-term impact of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(22)00103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2022
  140. SOTADE OT, Falster MO, Pearson SA, Jorm LR, et al
    Comparison of long-term outcomes of bioprosthetic and mechanical aortic valve replacement in patients younger than 65 years.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(22)00086.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  141. BRAS HARRIOTT C, Angeramo CA, Casas MA, Schlottmann F, et al
    Open versus hybrid versus totally minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 18. pii: S0022-5223(22)00031.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  142. LEE Y, Lu JY, Malhan R, Shargall Y, et al
    Effect of routine jejunostomy tube insertion in esophagectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 18. pii: S0022-5223(22)00030.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  143. WOODS RK, Kirklin JK, Maeda K, Adachi I, et al
    We need better pediatric cardiac transplantation risk modeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(22)00016.
    PubMed    


  144. EDELMAN JJ, Yadav P, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Explanting a transcatheter aortic valve replacement prosthesis: A future necessary evil?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 8. pii: S0022-5223(22)00008.
    PubMed    


  145. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: The arterial switch operation: Good for business.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:220-221.
    PubMed    


  146. CLARK JB
    Commentary: Late outcomes for survivors of the arterial switch operation: The glass is at least half-full.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:222-223.
    PubMed    


  147. BALTAGI SA, Jaquiss RDB
    Commentary: Comparison of management strategies for the neonate with symptomatic tetralogy of Fallot and weight <2.5 kg-jogging towards equipoise?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:208-209.
    PubMed    


  148. KRATZ JR, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: Cardiothoracic surgery training: Global challenges without universal solutions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:177-178.
    PubMed    


  149. LOOR G, Mattar A
    Commentary: The 250-mile radius rule in lung transplant donation: Even the best intentions have untoward consequences.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:346-347.
    PubMed    


  150. MASON DP
    Commentary: All politics are local. The impact of the new organ allocation system on a lung transplant center.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:349-350.
    PubMed    


  151. FERNANDEZ R, Rappaport J, Ahmad U
    Commentary: The cost of drawing the line: Lung transplant programs in the post-donor service area era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:350-352.
    PubMed    


  152. ZHANG Y, Chen H
    Commentary: Is sublobar resection enough for ground-glass opacity-dominant lung adenocarcinoma?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:303-304.
    PubMed    


  153. DAVIES RR
    Commentary: Chicken or egg: Does risk-adjustment hide the deleterious consequences of bridging to transplant with temporary devices?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:149-150.
    PubMed    


  154. NIKOLOVA A, Youn JC, Kobashigawa JA
    Commentary: The anticlimax of the left ventricular assist devices-associated antibodies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:136-137.
    PubMed    


  155. IYENGAR A, Smood BF, Atluri P
    Commentary: Fear of rejection: Acute cellular rejection after ventricular assist device placement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:135-136.
    PubMed    


  156. KEHLER DS, Hassan A, Arora RC
    Commentary: Frailty and cardiac surgery: Is there strength in numbers?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:161-162.
    PubMed    


  157. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Low left ventricular ejection fraction in coronary artery bypass grafting: Accept or control factors determining survival?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:120-121.
    PubMed    


  158. PATTERSON GA, McGrath S, Dankmyer L, Brodie T, et al
    Inaugural editorial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1.
    PubMed    


  159. BRESCIA AA
    The second annual Thoracic Surgery Residents Association presidential address: Enter the arena.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:189-191.
    PubMed    


  160. QURESHI AM, Caldarone CA, Romano JC, Chai PJ, et al
    Comparison of management strategies for neonates with symptomatic tetralogy of Fallot and weight <2.5 kg.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:192-207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  161. CHEN JM
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:204-207.
    PubMed    


  162. FRICKE TA, Buratto E, Weintraub RG, Bullock A, et al
    Long-term outcomes of the arterial switch operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:212-219.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  163. WILDER TJ, John MJ
    Commentary: The Goldilocks principle-selective antegrade cerebral perfusion optimizes cerebral tissue oxygenation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e61-e62.
    PubMed    


  164. FRASER CD JR
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:259-260.
    PubMed    


  165. MAVROUDIS CD, Ko T, Volk LE, Smood B, et al
    Does supply meet demand? A comparison of perfusion strategies on cerebral metabolism in a neonatal swine model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e47-e58.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  166. TWEDDELL JS
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e57-e58.
    PubMed    


  167. IKEDA N, Asamura H, Chida M
    Training program of general thoracic surgery in Japan: Present status and future tasks.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:353-358.
    PubMed    


  168. SONG KJ, Flores RM
    REPLY: ROBOTIC-ASSISTED LUNG RESECTIONS: OBJECTIVE OBSERVATIONS 20 YEARS LATER.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e98-e99.
    PubMed    


  169. IMAI TA
    Commentary: Thoracic surgery trainees on the launching pad: When will they be ready to fly?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:360-361.
    PubMed    


  170. ZHANG Y, Cao Y, Li H
    REPLY: THE CONTINUED DEBATE ON ROBOTIC SEGMENTECTOMY-AGREE TO DISAGREE.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e99-e100.
    PubMed    


  171. GEMMATO CJ, Baldwin ACW
    Yes, we are both cardiac surgeons: One family's unique perspective on work-life balance.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:179-183.
    PubMed    


  172. JUNG W, Chung JH, Yum S, Kim K, et al
    The differential prognostic impact of spread through air spaces in early-stage lung adenocarcinoma after lobectomy according to the pT descriptor.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:277-284.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  173. BAKIR NH, Finnan MJ, MacGregor RM, Schilling JD, et al
    Cardiac allograft rejection in the current era of continuous flow left ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:124-134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  174. HAYWOOD N, Mehaffey JH, Kilbourne S, Mannem H, et al
    Influence of broader geographic allograft sharing on outcomes and cost in smaller lung transplant centers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:339-345.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  175. MACK MJ, O'Gara PT
    Reply from authors: Discordant trial results lead to disproportionate learnings.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e9-e10.
    PubMed    


  176. OBADIA JF, Iung B, Messika-Zeitoun D
    The disproportionate success of the disproportionate concept.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e7-e8.
    PubMed    


  177. MA Z, Zhang Y, Deng C, Fu F, et al
    The prognostic value of Kirsten rat sarcoma viral oncogene homolog mutations in resected lung adenocarcinoma differs according to clinical features.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e73-e85.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  178. MCKELLAR SH
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:61-63.
    PubMed    


  179. MOKASHI SA, Rosinski BF, Desai MY, Griffin BP, et al
    Aortic root replacement with bicuspid valve reimplantation: Are outcomes and valve durability comparable to those of tricuspid valve reimplantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:51-63.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  180. GAUDINO M, Pagano D, Freemantle N
    Commentary: The left main controversy: Is this a real subgroup requiring custom clinical recommendations?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:108-110.
    PubMed    


  181. GOEL NJ, Iyengar A, Kelly JJ, Han JJ, et al
    Volume of frail patients predicts outcome in frail patients after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:151-160.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  182. GALLO M, Blitzer D, Laforgia PL, Doulamis IP, et al
    Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass graft for left main coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:94-105.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  183. LENTZ CARVALHO J, Schaff HV, Morris CS, Nishimura RA, et al
    Anomalous papillary muscles-Implications in the surgical treatment of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:83-89.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  184. IZUMISAWA Y, Endo H, Ichihara N, Takahashi A, et al
    Association between prehospital transfer distance and surgical mortality in emergency thoracic aortic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:28-35.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  185. 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. 2022;163:111-119.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  186. SUGIMOTO S, Shingu Y, Doenst T, Yamakawa T, et al
    Autophagy during left ventricular redilation after ventriculoplasty: Insights from a rat model of ischemic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e33-e40.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2021
  187. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Ceulemans LJ, Vos R, Verleden GM, et al
    Commentary: How best to dance tango in lung transplantation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)01822.
    PubMed    


  188. LEE HA, Wu VC, Chan YS, Cheng YT, et al
    Infective endocarditis after surgical aortic or mitral valve replacement: A nationwide population-based study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)01815.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  189. GAUDINO M, Audisio K, Rahouma M, Robinson NB, et al
    Association between sternal wound complications and 10-year mortality following coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)01812.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  190. SCOTT JP, Tanem JM, Tomita-Mitchell A, Hoffman GM, et al
    Elevated nuclear and mitochondrial cell-free deoxyribonucleic acid measurements are associated with death after infant cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)01811.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  191. SABIK JF 3RD, Bakaeen FG, Ruel M, Moon MR, et al
    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons reasoning for not endorsing the 2021 ACC/AHA/SCAI Coronary Revascularization Guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)01810.
    PubMed    


  192. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Developing accurate tools for predicting outcomes following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: More data are needed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)01807.
    PubMed    


  193. HULL TD, Leya GA, Axtell AL, Moonsamy P, et al
    Lung transplantation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A call to modify the lung allocation score to decrease waitlist mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(21)01744.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  194. SHIMAHARA Y, Fukushima S, Kawamoto N, Tadokoro N, et al
    Additional survival benefit of bilateral in situ internal thoracic artery grafting with composite radial artery graft in total arterial off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)01733.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  195. ANDREASSON A, Hoetzenecker K
    Commentary: Why a routine venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support strategy is a good idea in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 8. pii: S0022-5223(21)01729.
    PubMed    


  196. LAZZARO R, Patton B, Inra ML
    Commentary: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the thoracic surgeon: Choose wisely and preserve good judgment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1666-1667.
    PubMed    


  197. SCARCI M, Raveglia F
    Commentary: Thoracic surgery in COVID-19 patients is not a taboo: A change of mind and correct timing are essential in COVID-19 surgical complications management.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1665-1666.
    PubMed    


  198. CHANG SH, Chen D, Paone D, Geraci TC, et al
    Thoracic surgery outcomes for patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1654-1664.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  199. BARRON D, Guariento A
    Commentary: Lateral tunnel or extracardiac conduit for a Fontan operation: Is that your final answer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1835-1836.
    PubMed    


  200. OKEREKE I
    Commentary: We need diversity in cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1789-1790.
    PubMed    


  201. SCHWANN TA, Gaudino MFL
    Commentary: To BIMA or not to BIMA, that should be the question, rather than how to BIMA.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1755-1756.
    PubMed    


  202. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: Should patients receive home health care after coronary artery bypass grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1741-1743.
    PubMed    


  203. SADE RM, Carpenter AJ, D'Amico TA, Drake DH, et al
    Unethical studies on transplantation in cardiothoracic surgery journals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1647-1653.
    PubMed    


  204. WEISEL RD
    Farewell editorial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1601-1604.
    PubMed    


  205. SHIRAGA K, Ozcelik N, Harris MA, Whitehead KK, et al
    Imposition of Fontan physiology: Effects on strain and global measures of ventricular function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1813-1822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  206. SCHAFER M, Di Maria MV, Jaggers J, Stone ML, et al
    High-degree Norwood neoaortic tapering is associated with abnormal flow conduction and elevated flow-mediated energy loss.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1791-1804.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  207. DALEY M, d'Udekem Y
    The optimal Fontan operation: Lateral tunnel or extracardiac conduit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1825-1834.
    PubMed    


  208. ORTMEYER KA, Raman V, Tiko-Okoye CS, Espinosa JA, et al
    Goals, organizational change, advocacy, diversity literacy, and sustainability: A checklist for diversity in cardiothoracic surgery training programs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1782-1787.
    PubMed    


  209. CHEN J, Soultanis KM, Sun F, Gonzalez-Rivas D, et al
    Outcomes of sleeve lobectomy versus pneumonectomy: A propensity score-matched study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1619-1628.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  210. MARZOUK M, Kalavrouziotis D, Grazioli V, Meneas C, et al
    Long-term outcome of the in situ versus free internal thoracic artery as the second arterial graft.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1744-1752.
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  211. 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. 2021;162:1732-1739.
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    November 2021
  212. KUBALA M, Bohbot Y, Rusinaru D, Marechaux S, et al
    Atrial fibrillation in severe aortic stenosis: Prognostic value and results of aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)01680.
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  213. ORAVEC N, Arora RC, Bjorklund B, Gregora A, et al
    Patient and caregiver preferences and prioritized outcomes for cardiac surgery: A scoping review and consultation workshop.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(21)01675.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  214. LEGARE JF
    Commentary: Are we really choosing between less delirium or better quality of life when comparing transcatheter aortic valve implantation with surgical aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 25. pii: S0022-5223(21)01664.
    PubMed    


  215. SCHUMER EM, Arghami A, Villavicencio MA
    Commentary: Making it look like open cardiac surgery and better.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01650.
    PubMed    


  216. SUGIMOTO S, Date H, Miyoshi K, Otani S, et al
    Long-term outcomes of living-donor lobar lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)01634.
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  217. HOOGMA DF, Venmans E, Al Tmimi L, Tournoy J, et al
    Postoperative delirium and quality of life after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement: A prospective observational study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)01626.
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  218. HOLMES SD, Ad N
    Commentary: Postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: Canary in a coal mine?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 15. pii: S0022-5223(21)01613.
    PubMed    


  219. SINHA R, Herbst K, Romano JC
    Status of women in congenital heart surgery: Results from a national survey.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 12. pii: S0022-5223(21)01556.
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  220. PAN E, Nielsen SJ, Mennander A, Bjorklund E, et al
    Statins for secondary prevention and major adverse events after coronary artery bypass grafting.
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  221. PATUKALE A, Daley M, Betts K, Justo R, et al
    Outcomes of pulmonary valve leaflet augmentation for transannular repair of tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1313-1320.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  222. ZAMBETTI BR, Ng T
    Commentary: Right middle lobe can be a friend or a foe after lobectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1424-1425.
    PubMed    


  223. PRABHU NK, Andersen ND, Turek JW
    Commentary: One size fits some-additional pulmonary blood flow at the Glenn operation and patient-specific factors.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1359-1360.
    PubMed    


  224. BAEK JS, Park CS, Choi ES, Yun TJ, et al
    The impact of additional antegrade pulmonary blood flow at bidirectional Glenn shunt on long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1346-1355.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  225. NAIMO PS, Buratto E, Konstantinov IE
    Truncal valve repair in children.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1337-1342.
    PubMed    


  226. ARGHAMI A, Crestanello JA
    Commentary: The fate of the saphenous vein conduit in coronary bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1547.
    PubMed    


  227. VO TX, Rubens FD
    Commentary: Composite grafting with the saphenous vein-Y not?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1545-1546.
    PubMed    


  228. SHAPIRA OM, Shapira-Daniels A
    Commentary: Composite internal thoracic artery-saphenous vein grafts for coronary bypass: Can the two be used together?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1544-1545.
    PubMed    


  229. GILES AE, Kidane B, Schellenberg M, Ball CG, et al
    The Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax trial: A critical appraisal from the surgeon's perspective.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1428-1432.
    PubMed    


  230. YAMAGISHI H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Oguma T, Hirai T, et al
    Morphological and functional reserves of the right middle lobe: Radiological analysis of changes after right lower lobectomy in healthy individuals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1417-1423.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  231. FUDULU DP, Angelini GD
    Flourish or perish: The UK academic surgeon model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1590-1594.
    PubMed    


  232. HWANG HY, Lee Y, Sohn SH, Choi JW, et al
    Equivalent 10-year angiographic and long-term clinical outcomes with saphenous vein composite grafts and arterial composite grafts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1535-1543.
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    Impact of perioperative course during cardiac surgery on outcomes in patients 80 years and older.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1568-1577.
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    October 2021
  234. BANDO K, Ogawa T
    Commentary: Surgical aortic valve replacement after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is it time to reconsider the lifelong management?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)01505.
    PubMed    


  235. RHEE Y, Park SJ, Lee JW
    Epicardial left atrial appendage clip occlusion in patients with atrial fibrillation during minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)01502.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  236. ZAFAR F, Allen P, Bryant R 3rd, Tweddell JS, et al
    A mapping algorithm for International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision codes for congenital heart surgery benchmark procedures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)01484.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  237. SCHOETTLER FI, Akhyari P, Fedak PWM
    Commentary: Going deep by employing myocardial molecular biology for precision cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)01496.
    PubMed    


  238. AL-RADI OO
    Commentary: The Everest of pediatric cardiac surgery: Unifocalization of aortopulmonary collateral arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)01483.
    PubMed    


  239. KALFA D
    Commentary: The case for a comprehensive clinical, basic, and translational research strategy to understand, prevent, detect, and treat cerebrovascular injury in Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1229-1230.
    PubMed    


  240. LUBERT AM, Redington AN
    Commentary: Aspirin versus warfarin in patients with a Fontan circulation-the clot thickens.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1231-1233.
    PubMed    


  241. ECKHAUSER A
    Commentary: Aortic valvuloplasty au naturel, where longevity is not just skin deep.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1190.
    PubMed    


  242. KARAMICHALIS JM
    Commentary: Fontan circulation, pulmonary blood flow, and lessons from the FUEL (Fontan Udenafil Exercise Longitudinal) study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1239-1240.
    PubMed    


  243. HANNA WC
    Commentary: Wedge versus segmentectomy-It is best to err on the side of caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1254.
    PubMed    


  244. HOUSMAN B, Flores RM
    Commentary: Robotic first rib resection: A safe, modern update.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1306-1307.
    PubMed    


  245. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Eliminating mediastinitis in Veterans Affairs patients-the American Association for Thoracic Surgery guidelines to the rescue.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1133-1135.
    PubMed    


  246. MAKHDOUM A, Rushani D, Yanagawa B
    Commentary: Mediastinitis postcoronary artery bypass grafting: From awfully simple to simply awful.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1131-1132.
    PubMed    


  247. REECE TB
    Commentary: Redo root surgery: Complicated, but feasible.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1073-1074.
    PubMed    


  248. TOMPKINS BA, Salerno TA
    Commentary: What does the future hold for coronary bypass surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1120-1121.
    PubMed    


  249. KIDANE B, Wakeam E, Meguid RA, Odell DD, et al
    Administrative and clinical databases: General thoracic surgery perspective on approaches and pitfalls.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1146-1153.
    PubMed    


  250. RYCHIK J
    What "FUEL"s the Fontan circulation-solvitur ambulando!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1234-1238.
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  251. ATTARD C, Monagle PT, d'Udekem Y, Mackay MT, et al
    Long-term outcomes of warfarin versus aspirin after Fontan surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1218-1228.
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  252. BURT BM, Palivela N, Cekmecelioglu D, Paily P, et al
    Safety of robotic first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1297-1305.
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  253. GERULL WD, Yang Z, Kreisel D, Nava R, et al
    Local versus distant lung donor procurement does not influence short-term clinical outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1284-1293.
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  254. SUBRAMANIAN MP, Hu Y, Puri V, Kozower BD, et al
    Administrative versus clinical databases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1173-1176.
    PubMed    


  255. KURLANSKY P
    The rocky exhilarating journey from data to wisdom.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1166-1169.
    PubMed    


  256. YANG B, Caceres J, Farhat L, Le T, et al
    Root abscess in the setting of infectious endocarditis: Short- and long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1049-1059.
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  257. DAVIERWALA PM, Verevkin A, Sgouropoulou S, Hasheminejad E, et al
    Minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery with bilateral internal thoracic arteries: Early outcomes and angiographic patency.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1109-1119.
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  258. 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. 2021;162:1063-1071.
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  259. WOJNARSKI CM, Elgudin Y, Rubelowsky JJ, Wilson BM, et al
    Emerging trends in mediastinitis: National Veterans Health Administration experience with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevention.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1125-1130.
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  260. GHINCEA CV, Anderson DA, Ikeno Y, Roda GF, et al
    Utility of neuromonitoring in hypothermic circulatory arrest cases for early detection of stroke: Listening through the noise.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1035-1045.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  261. LAURIN C, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S
    Commentary: Diamonds are forever: Not so for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)01403.
    PubMed    


  262. GUENTHER TM, Brown LM
    Commentary: Improving the clarity of the crystal ball in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)01398.
    PubMed    


    September 2021
  263. BRAHMBHATT DH, Rao V
    Commentary: Bridge to bridge: No longer a bridge too far for successful cardiac transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)01393.
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  264. DAVID TE, Lafreniere-Roula M, David CM, Issa H, et al
    Outcomes of combined aortic and mitral valve replacement with reconstruction of the fibrous skeleton of the heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)01314.
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  265. GRAU JB
    Commentary: Statins for secondary prevention after coronary artery bypass grafting: Pleiotropic effects and dementia risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01381.
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  266. CORDA R, Chrisomalis-Dring S, Crook S, Shawber CJ, et al
    Propranolol treatment for chylothorax after congenital cardiac surgery.
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  267. LUXFORD JC, Ayer JG, Betts K, Salve GG, et al
    The Ross/Ross-Konno procedure in infancy is a safe and durable solution for aortic stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 8. pii: S0022-5223(21)01281.
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  268. TRONCONE MJ, Mohammadi S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Subclinical thrombosis of transcatheter aortic valve replacement valves: Can we halt HALT?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 7. pii: S0022-5223(21)01297.
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  269. NICOLAS J, Soriano K, Salter B, Gross CR, et al
    Myocardial infarction after cardiac surgery: When to intervene?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 6. pii: S0022-5223(21)01279.
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  270. CAHILL TJ, Khalique OK, George I, Kodali S, et al
    Valve thrombosis after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement: Incidence and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)01268.
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    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention in left main disease: Plausibility does not equal evidence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)01277.
    PubMed    


  272. SUZUKI Y, Okereke I
    Commentary: The changing role of the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association over time.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:929-930.
    PubMed    


  273. MCCARTHY DP
    Commentary: Enhanced recovery in thoracic surgery: You are what you eat?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:722-723.
    PubMed    


  274. SHIRAFKAN A, Okereke I
    Commentary: Are thoracic surgery program websites a charming enough vitrine?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:733-734.
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  275. MOON MR
    Is this an adventure?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:907-916.
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  276. MALAISRIE SC, Szeto WY, Halas M, Girardi LN, et al
    2021 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery expert consensus document: Surgical treatment of acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:735-758.
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  277. TANNOUS P, Nugent A
    Transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement in native and nonconduit right ventricle outflow tracts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:967-970.
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  278. BRESCIA AA, Lou X, Louis C, Blitzer D, et al
    The Thoracic Surgery Residents Association: Past contributions, current efforts, and future directions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:917-927.
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  279. RUDDELL JH, Tang OY, Persaud B, Eltorai AEM, et al
    Thoracic surgery program websites: Bridging the content gap for improved applicant recruitment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:724-732.
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  280. DENG C, Zhang Y, Ma Z, Fu F, et al
    Prognostic value of epidermal growth factor receptor gene mutation in resected lung adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:664-674.
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    Preoperative nutrition-enhanced recovery after surgery protocol for thoracic neoplasms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:710-720.
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    August 2021
  282. WILCOX C, Smith N, Whitman GJR
    Commentary: Myocardial infarction after cardiac surgery: Putting it all together.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 27. pii: S0022-5223(21)01255.
    PubMed    


  283. SIRAJUDDIN S, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Transcatheter cardiac surgery training: What to teach?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)01247.
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    Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery surgery for left main disease according to lesion site: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)01238.
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  285. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Percutaneous coronary intervention for left main lesions: Once again coronary artery bypass grafting gets the shaft.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01235.
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  286. ANDREI AC
    Commentary: Hospital cost reduction after coronary artery bypass grafting is a strategic priority.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)01218.
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    Pan-Canadian initiative on Fundamental Competencies for Transcatheter Cardiac Surgery: A modified Delphi consensus study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)01148.
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  288. ROBINSON NB, Lia H, Rahouma M, Audisio K, et al
    Coronary artery bypass with single versus multiple arterial grafts in women: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)01147.
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  289. BURATTO E, Schulz A, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: Delirium prevention in cardiac surgery: Simplicity is beauty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 8. pii: S0022-5223(21)01150.
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  290. GEUBE M, Whitman GJR, Arora RC, Pulido JN, et al
    Perioperative management invited expert opinions in 2020 and 2021: Synopsis of 9 "must read" articles.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:633-636.
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  291. YEREBAKAN C, d'Udekem Y
    Fontan on stage: The year 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:369-371.
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  292. HSIA TY
    Commentary: Superior cavopulmonary connection: A false sense of security?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:396-397.
    PubMed    


  293. BARRON DJ, Jegatheeswaran A
    Commentary: Late attrition in Norwood populations: Kicking the can down the road?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:398-399.
    PubMed    


  294. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: Attrition after superior cavopulmonary connection; we don't have to be perfect but better than yesterday.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:394-395.
    PubMed    


  295. WELL A, Beckerman Z
    Commentary: The heart of the matter: Close clinical follow-up and exercise capacity in Fontan circulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:382-383.
    PubMed    


  296. KILIC A
    Commentary: Left ventricular assist device therapy: The time is now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:614-615.
    PubMed    


  297. STEPHENS EH
    Commentary: Oxygen masks, counterculture revolutions, and cardiothoracic surgery trainees.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:644-645.
    PubMed    


  298. LOCKER C
    Commentary: Coronary surgery ART and two tablets for a headache.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:601-603.
    PubMed    


  299. SHUDO Y, Maeda K
    Commentary: Accepting only over-sized donors for adult congenital heart disease-Is it being overcautious?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:429-430.
    PubMed    


  300. ZAKKAR M, Bruno VD
    Commentary: Cardioplegia in complex root surgery for adults: Many solutions, but does it really matter?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:526-527.
    PubMed    


  301. SELLKE FW
    Commentary: Del Nido cardioplegic solution: Is it really better than any other?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:525-526.
    PubMed    


  302. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Atrioventricular valve surgery: Restoration of the fibrous skeleton of the heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:360-365.
    PubMed    


  303. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Highlights in congenital cardiothoracic surgery: 2020-2021.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:349-352.
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  304. HAYANGA JWA, Likosky DS, van Diepen S, Holst K, et al
    2020 in review.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:628-632.
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  305. DESHPANDE S, Alsoufi B
    Meeting needs-pushing boundaries: Mechanical circulatory support in children; year in review.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:400-404.
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  306. LAWRENCE KM, Ittenbach RF, Hunt ML, Kaplinski M, et al
    Attrition between the superior cavopulmonary connection and the Fontan procedure in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:385-393.
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  307. PHILIP J, Powers E, Machado D, Colon DL, et al
    Pulsatile ventricular assist device as a bridge to transplant for the early high-risk single-ventricle physiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:405-413.
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  308. PATEL ND, Friedman C, Herrington C, Wood JC, et al
    Progression in Fontan conduit stenosis and hemodynamic impact during childhood and adolescence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:372-380.
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  309. GERACI TC, Ng T
    Commentary: Restructuring the education of cardiac and thoracic surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:510-511.
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  310. SWAIN JD, Soegaard Ballester JM, Luc JGY, Han JJ, et al
    Burning the candle at both ends: Mitigating surgeon burnout at the training stages.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:637-642.
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  311. FU F, Zhang Y, Wang S, Li Y, et al
    Computed tomography density is not associated with pathological tumor invasion for pure ground-glass nodules.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:451-459.
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  312. YOSHIYASU N, Kojima F, Hayashi K, Bando T, et al
    Radiomics technology for identifying early-stage lung adenocarcinomas suitable for sublobar resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:477-485.
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    Isoform-specific functions of c-Jun N-terminal kinase 1 and 2 in lung ischemia-reperfusion injury through the c-Jun/activator protein-1 pathway.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e143-e156.
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  314. LENOIR M, Bouhout I, Jelassi A, Cartier R, et al
    Del Nido cardioplegia versus blood cardioplegia in adult aortic root surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:514-522.
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    Surgical explantation of transcatheter aortic bioprostheses: Results and clinical implications.
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    July 2021
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    Erector spinae muscle radiographic density is associated with survival after lung transplantation.
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    Definition and assessment of high risk in patients considered for lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery expert panel consensus document.
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  318. SCHIAVON M, Mendogni P, Faccioli E, Lorenzoni G, et al
    Lobar size reduction in lung transplantation: A propensity score study.
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    Aortic valve reintervention after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  320. VO TX, Glineur D, Ruel M
    Commentary: Complete revascularization in coronary artery bypass grafting-sometimes it pays to be conservative.
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  321. SCHAHEEN L, Bremner RM, Walia R, Smith MA, et al
    Lung transplantation for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): The who, what, where, when, and why.
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  322. ANTONOFF MB, Morris VK
    Reply from author: Biology is king, but metastasectomy still has a role for properly selected patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e136-e138.
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  323. WILLIAMS NR, Macbeth F, Treasure T
    Tumor biology is a major determinant of survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e133.
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  324. HIRPARA DH, Kidane B
    Commentary: VATS, RATS, stats, and some caveats.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:269-270.
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  325. CAMERON RB
    Commentary: Colorectal pulmonary metastasectomy-which way to lean: Right, left, or somewhere in between?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:306-307.
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  326. MCGUIRE AL
    Commentary: Molecular biology, location, and survival following pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal carcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:307-308.
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  327. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: An innovative "CABG-patch".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e19-e20.
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    At the forefront of congenital cardiothoracic surgery: 2020-2021.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:178-182.
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  329. BALSAM LB, Gaudino M
    Upcoming expert opinions on adult coronary surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:103-106.
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  330. JONES DR, Wu YL, Tsuboi M, Herbst RS, et al
    Targeted therapies for resectable lung adenocarcinoma: ADAURA opens for thoracic oncologic surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:288-292.
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    Implications of the ISCHEMIA trial on the practice of surgical myocardial revascularization.
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    Are we getting closer to identifying the best follow-up and management after Fontan completion?
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    Surgeon teachers and millennial learners: Bridging the generation gap.
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    Effect of primary colorectal cancer tumor location on survival after pulmonary metastasectomy.
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    Impact of the integrated comprehensive care program post-thoracic surgery: A propensity score-matched study.
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    Results of treating primary pulmonary sarcomas and pulmonary carcinosarcomas.
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    Recovery of hibernating myocardium using stem cell patch with coronary bypass surgery.
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    June 2021
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    Commentary: Wanted: A reliable, unhindered, and more robust cardiac surgery pipeline.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)01003.
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  339. TAM DY, Ruel M, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Does the SYNTAX (Synergy between PCI with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery) score even matter?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00991.
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  340. RUSCH VW
    Commentary: Outcomes after esophagectomy: The devil is in the details.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 25. pii: S0022-5223(21)00993.
    PubMed    


  341. YOUSEF S, Sultan I
    Commentary: The pervasive yet elusive problem of delirium after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00894.
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    Trends in female cardiac surgery trainees and staff in Canada: 1998 to 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00979.
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  343. PARHAR KKS, Fedak PWM
    Commentary: The 4AT score-Reducing confusion about delirium diagnosis after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00977.
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  344. WATERFORD SD, Ad N
    Commentary: Direct oral anticoagulants in heart surgery: A question in need of an answer.
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    Influence of facility volume on long-term survival of patients undergoing esophagectomy for esophageal cancer.
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    Complete revascularization during coronary artery bypass grafting is associated with reduced major adverse events.
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    Early implementation of renal replacement therapy after lung transplantation does not impair long-term kidney function in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
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  348. BICHELL DP
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery in the developing world: Matching patient selection to longitudinal care.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00884.
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  349. HAWKINS AD, Teman NR
    Commentary: 4A's for effort: Diagnosing delirium after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00883.
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  350. SONG HK
    Commentary: Dedicated-to advancing the field of coronary surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2135-2136.
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  351. LUBERT AM, Redington AN
    Commentary: Late adverse outcomes of the Fontan circulation: A PLEa for standardization of diagnostic criteria.
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  352. FAJARDO R, Vaporciyan A, Starnes S, Erkmen CP, et al
    REPLY FROM AUTHORS: CALL TO ACTION FOR INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT ON CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY WELLNESS.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e441-e442.
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  353. OKUSANYA O, Sultan I
    Commentary: How to catch a boomerang: Learning from hospital readmissions after thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1945-1946.
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  354. THOMPSON MP, Likosky DS
    Commentary: Can and should the National Inpatient Sample be used to evaluate trends in ventricular assist device use and outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2093-2094.
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  355. OMER S
    Commentary: Unraveling the secrets of the neglected tricuspid valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2041-2042.
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  356. CORAZZARI C, Matteucci M, Kolodziejczak M, Kowalewski M, et al
    Impact of preoperative glycometabolic status on outcomes in cardiac surgery: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
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  357. SCHAFF HV
    Leadership and scholarship in thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2138-2144.
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  358. WALLER DA, Opitz I, Bueno R, Van Schil P, et al
    Divided by an ocean of water but united in an ocean of uncertainty: A transatlantic review of mesothelioma surgery guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1922-1925.
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  359. FENTON KN, Novick WM, Entwistle JW 3rd, Moffatt-Bruce SD, et al
    Global health initiatives in cardiothoracic surgery: Ethical considerations and guidelines.
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  360. TAKAHASHI M, Andrew Cheung HY, Watanabe T, Zamel R, et al
    Strategies to prolong homeostasis of ex vivo perfused lungs.
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    Protein-losing enteropathy and plastic bronchitis after the Fontan procedure.
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    Long-term outcome after early repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect in young infants.
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    Implementation of wellness into a cardiothoracic training program: A checklist for a wellness policy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1979-1986.
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  364. GOODWIN ML, Selzman CH
    Take a load off: Unloading and reperfusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2046-2050.
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  365. VANDERLAAN RD, Rome J, Hirsch R, Ivy D, et al
    Pulmonary vein stenosis: Treatment and challenges.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2169-2176.
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  366. FALK V, Friede T
    Noninferiority trials: What's clinically (ir)relevant?
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    Recurrent aortic insufficiency after emergency surgery for acute type A aortic dissection with aortic root preservation.
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    Dedicated training in advanced coronary surgery: Need and opportunity.
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    Outcomes following surgery for primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors in the cisplatin era.
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    Trends in utilization, mortality, and resource use after implantation of left ventricular assist devices in the United States.
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    Inhaled nitric oxide reduces injury and microglia activation in porcine hippocampus after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
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    Improved midterm outcomes after endovascular repair of nontraumatic descending thoracic aortic rupture compared with open surgery.
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  373. CHANG Y, Ragheb SM, Oravec N, Kent D, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of the "4 A's Test" delirium screening tool for the postoperative cardiac surgery ward.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00876.
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    May 2021
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    Developments in perioperative management: The yin to the yang of congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00813.
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  375. EIKELBOOM R, Spooner AJ, Yamashita MH
    Commentary: Mid-term outcomes in a real-world transcatheter aortic valve replacement population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00803.
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  376. LAURIN C, Dagenais F
    Commentary: Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era: Where do we stand?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00806.
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  377. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Long-term outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement: Difficult to match!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00804.
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  378. KARAMLOU T
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  379. CHEN Z, Li J, Sun Y, Wang C, et al
    A novel predictive model for poor in-hospital outcomes in patients with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00778.
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  380. LUKETICH JD, Pennathur A, Sarkaria I
    Commentary: Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) and robotic-assisted esophagectomy (RAMIE): We need high-volume surgeons, more science, and more robots!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00794.
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  381. MULLER MORAN HR, Spooner AJ, Yamashita MH
    Commentary: An all-access pass to transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(21)00776.
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    2020 ACC/AHA guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
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  383. PERCY ED, Harloff M, Hirji S, Tartarini RJ, et al
    Outcomes of procedural complications in transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  384. DESAI M, Ceneri N, Yerebakan C
    Cardiovascular basic science in 2020: A view through AATS journals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00769.
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  385. JUNQUERA L, Kalavrouziotis D, Dumont E, Rodes-Cabau J, et al
    Paradigm shifts in alternative access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: An update.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00760.
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  386. DESHPANDE S, Sparks JD, Alsoufi B
    Pediatric heart transplantation: Year in review 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00758.
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  387. FULLER S, Kumar SR, Roy N, Mahle WT, et al
    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Congenital Cardiac Surgery Working Group 2021 consensus document on a comprehensive perioperative approach to enhanced recovery after pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00757.
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  388. BAIRD CW, Cooney B, Chavez M, Sleeper LA, et al
    Congenital aortic and truncal valve reconstruction using the Ozaki technique: Short-term clinical results.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1567-1577.
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  389. CHEN JM
    Commentary: Are these times still unprecedented?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1615-1616.
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  390. FERNANDEZ FG
    Commentary: Regionalization for every region?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1710.
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  391. SUBRAMANIAN MP, Yang Z, Chang SH, Puri V, et al
    Regionalization for thoracic surgery: Economic implications of regionalization in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1705-1709.
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  392. HUSAIN SA
    Commentary: To band or not to band-is that really the question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1603-1604.
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  393. BURATTO E, Hu T, Lui A, Wu DM, et al
    Early repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect has better survival than staged repair after pulmonary artery banding: A propensity score-matched study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1594-1601.
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  394. GAMBARDELLA I, Lau C, Girardi LN
    Has the time come for regionalization of surgery for acute type A dissection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1734-1737.
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  395. VALLELY MP, Ramponi F, Seco M, Royse A, et al
    Multiarterial grafting: Why is it so hard to convince the masses of the benefits?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1832-1836.
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  396. KURLANSKY P
    Multiarterial grafting: The answer to that question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1828-1831.
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  397. ESMAILIAN F, Chikwe J
    Commentary: Time to make multiarterial revascularization a quality metric.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1837-1838.
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  398. HARTWIG MG
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1684-1685.
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  399. CAMPO-CANAVERAL DE LA CRUZ JL, Dunne B, Lemaitre P, Rackauskas M, et al
    Deceased-donor lobar lung transplant: A successful strategy for small-sized recipients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1674-1685.
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  400. BACKER CL
    Commentary: Avoiding the danger zone.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1625.
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  401. WIGHTMAN SC, Kim AW
    Commentary: When less is more for lung cancers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1650-1651.
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  402. LEE LKF, Hsin MKY
    Commentary: Small can be beautiful, in the right hands.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1686-1687.
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  403. CERFOLIO RJ
    Commentary: Let us raise the bar higher for better patient outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1649-1650.
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  404. WEKSLER B, Sullivan JL, Schumacher LY
    Randomized trial of bupivacaine with epinephrine versus bupivacaine liposome suspension in patients undergoing minimally invasive lung resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1652-1661.
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  405. RAZI SS, Stephens-McDonnough JA, Haq S, Fabbro M 2nd, et al
    Significant reduction of postoperative pain and opioid analgesics requirement with an Enhanced Recovery After Thoracic Surgery protocol.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1689-1701.
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  406. BRIFFA N
    Commentary: A novel cross-species model of Barlow's disease to biomechanically analyze repair techniques in an ex vivo left heart simulator.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1784-1785.
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  407. BATCHELOR TJP
    Commentary: Enhanced recovery and postoperative opioid use: Good for the patient, good for society?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1703-1704.
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  408. CORSINI EM, Antonoff MB
    Commentary: Enhanced recovery-It's about more than just the length of stay.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1702-1703.
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  409. DI MAURO M, Foschi M, Liberti G, Calafiore AM, et al
    Commentary: In medio stat virtus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1774-1775.
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  410. DI MAURO M, Gallina S, Tancredi F, Calafiore AM, et al
    Commentary: Opportunity knocks for every heart surgeon, but you have to give a tricuspid a ring.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1800-1801.
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  411. MASTERSON CREBER RM, Gaudino MFL
    Commentary: "Get moving early!" Inpatient cardiac rehabilitation reduces unplanned hospitalizations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1861-1862.
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  412. RUBENS FD
    Commentary: Finding a niche in our TAVR-centric world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1750-1751.
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  413. STEIN LH, Samy S
    Commentary: Innovation favors the prepared mind.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1731.
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  414. FORMICA F, D'Alessandro S, Avalli L
    Commentary: When the heart team may save the patient's heart!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1732-1733.
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    Percutaneous cardioplegic arrest before repeat sternotomy in patients with retrosternal aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1724-1730.
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  416. KNOPER RC, John R
    Commentary: The only constant is change: Understanding the changes in the new heart allocation system.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1851-1852.
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  417. RAO V
    Commentary: The ethics of donor allocation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1849-1851.
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  418. LE AT, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: Flying too close to the sun.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1848-1849.
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  419. ALAM A, Meyer DM, Hall SA
    Commentary: History is prologue: If we fail to learn from our past, we are doomed to repeat it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1847-1848.
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  420. FUKUNAGA N, Seidman MA, David TE
    Valve-sparing root replacement in a patient with a filamin A variant.
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    Integrated cardiothoracic surgery: Navigating interviews and the match.
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    April 2021
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    Commentary: Is minimally invasive cardiac surgery a Chimera?
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    2021: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Expert Consensus Document: Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and heart failure.
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    Factors associated with mortality or transplantation versus Fontan completion after cavopulmonary shunt for patients with tricuspid atresia.
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  425. CELIK M, Durko AP, Bekkers JA, Oei FBS, et al
    Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement over three decades.
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  426. CLARK SA, Teman NR
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery in COVID patients: Figuring it out as we go.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 27. pii: S0022-5223(21)00742.
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  427. BRETON S, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S
    Commentary: Novel preoperative predictors of acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery: Is it a game changer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 27. pii: S0022-5223(21)00739.
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  428. HIRJI SA, Zogg CK, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: To operate or wait? Contextualizing early outcomes of cardiac surgery in COVID-19-positive patients.
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  429. JEGATHEESWARAN A, Alsoufi B
    Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: 2020 year in review.
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    External stenting and disease progression in saphenous vein grafts two years after coronary artery bypass grafting: A multicenter randomized trial.
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  432. HERBST DA, Atluri P
    Commentary: The times they are a-changin': Coronary artery bypass grafting following acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00603.
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  433. MERRITT-GENORE H
    Commentary: The toughest pill to swallow? Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants and cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00602.
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  434. POPE NH, Kilic A
    Commentary: Costs of coronary artery bypass grafting: We can do better.
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    A year in general thoracic surgery published in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: 2020.
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  436. NANTSIOS A, Vo TX, Ruel M
    Commentary: External stenting of saphenous vein grafts-ReinVESTing to achieve best returns in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00705.
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  437. BRESCIA AA, Ailawadi G
    Commentary: Time to open Pandora's box: Assessing true costs in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)00706.
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  438. BADHWAR V, Smith CR, Woo J
    Expert contributions enhance knowledge of valvular heart disease.
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  440. HUSSAIN ST, Kalimi R
    Commentary: Atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: More than just a nuisance!
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    Perioperative outcomes of pulmonary resection after neoadjuvant pembrolizumab in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
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  444. Early outcomes and complications following cardiac surgery in patients testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019: An international cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00574.
    PubMed    


  445. ENUMAH ZO, Bolman RM, Zilla P, Boateng P, et al
    United in earnest: First pilot sites for increased surgical capacity for rheumatic heart disease announced by Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00385.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  446. PULIDO JN
    Commentary: Deepening our understanding of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: New insights into prediction of persistent acute kidney injury and implications for management.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00581.
    PubMed    


  447. CHATTERJEE S, Engelman DT
    Commentary: After the train has left the station: The utility of a late biomarker for cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00550.
    PubMed    


  448. LAMBERTI JJ
    Reply: Salvaging a patient with a failing bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt requires careful analysis and timely corrective action.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e323.
    PubMed    


  449. ALTSHULER PJ, Atluri P
    Commentary: Toward achieving precision in the management of postcardiotomy failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1332.
    PubMed    


  450. LUO S, Honjo O
    Reply from authors: Rescue bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e324.
    PubMed    


  451. CARREL T
    Reply: Additional "customized" aortopulmonary shunt may increase "vis a tergo" to rescue a failing bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e322-e323.
    PubMed    


  452. DARK JH, Mehew J, Venkateswaran R
    Prolongation of time from brain death to retrieval is beneficial to the donor heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e311-e312.
    PubMed    


  453. TURKOZ R, Dogan A
    Management for bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt failure: Adding aortopulmonary shunt without takedown.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e321-e322.
    PubMed    


  454. JAWITZ OK, Raman V
    Reply from authors: Heart donor brain death duration-external validation from across the pond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e313.
    PubMed    


  455. LE AT, Mokadam NA
    Reply: Riding out the storm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e312-e313.
    PubMed    


  456. FRASER CD JR
    Commentary: Coronary origins after the arterial switch operation: Let's think of it like anomalous aortic origin of the coronaries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1406-1407.
    PubMed    


  457. MIZRAHI M, Beckerman Z
    Commentary: How to avoid early Fontan failure?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1435-1436.
    PubMed    


  458. HRASKA V, Goot BH
    Commentary: Can we predict late coronary events after arterial switch operation? A question without a simple answer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1405-1406.
    PubMed    


  459. JOYCE DL
    Commentary: Flying solo without flying blind.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e295-e296.
    PubMed    


  460. TIBAYAN FA
    Commentary: Simulation-days of future past.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e296.
    PubMed    


  461. COYAN GN, Sultan I
    Reply from authors: Increasing medical student interest in cardiothoracic surgery: Exposure matters.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e318.
    PubMed    


  462. RASKIN A, Zafar F, Morales DLS
    Commentary: Is there life after cardiac death? Considering the challenges of heart donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1344-1345.
    PubMed    


  463. KON ZN, Smith DE, Carillo JA, Moazami N, et al
    Commentary: The future is now-heart donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1342-1343.
    PubMed    


  464. RANKIN JS
    Commentary: Questionable statistical routines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1263-1265.
    PubMed    


  465. GILLINOV M, Soltesz EG
    Commentary: Surgical ablation-Just do it!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1262-1263.
    PubMed    


  466. GAUDINO M, Lamy A, Shroyer AL
    Commentary: Trials of off- versus on-pump bypass surgery: 105 and counting....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1283-1284.
    PubMed    


  467. BRUNSTING LA 3RD, Hiratzka LF
    Commentary: If all else fails....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1272.
    PubMed    


  468. LORUSSO R, Whitman G, Milojevic M, Raffa G, et al
    2020 EACTS/ELSO/STS/AATS expert consensus on post-cardiotomy extracorporeal life support in adult patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1287-1331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  469. SZWED K, Pawliszak W, Szwed M, Tomaszewska M, et al
    Reducing delirium and cognitive dysfunction after off-pump coronary bypass: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1275-1282.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  470. MOON MR
    Equal means equal: Cardiothoracic surgery in its second century.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1381-1389.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  471. QAQISH R, Watanabe Y, Hoetzenecker K, Yeung J, et al
    Impact of donor time to cardiac arrest in lung donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1546-1555.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  472. QUAIL MA, Chan I, Sarna S, Hughes M, et al
    A preoperative estimate of central venous pressure is associated with early Fontan failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1426-1434.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  473. HOD T, Freedberg KJ, Motwani SS, Chen M, et al
    Acute kidney injury after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraoperative cisplatin chemotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1510-1518.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  474. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Yang SC
    Scholarships in cardiothoracic surgery-a guide for surgical trainees.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1390-1393.
    PubMed    


  475. CALDONAZO T, Kirov H, Rahouma M, Robinson NB, et al
    Atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00558.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  476. ELBADAWI A, Elzeneini M, Elgendy IY, Megaly M, et al
    Coronary artery bypass grafting after acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(21)00562.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  477. AKHRASS R, Khatri J, Bakaeen FG
    Commentary: Timing of coronary artery bypass grafting after ST elevation myocardial infarction: All judgment, no magic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00564.
    PubMed    


  478. RUAENGSRI C, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Twenty-first century adult cardiac surgery training: Modernization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00565.
    PubMed    


  479. KANG L, Cerullo M
    Commentary: DO2 you believe in magic? Promising oxygen delivery-based perfusion strategy for minimizing mild kidney injury in patients undergoing routine cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00557.
    PubMed    


  480. CHATTERJEE S
    Commentary: Is angiotensin II a game changer for vasoplegia after cardiac surgery, or is the jury still out?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00555.
    PubMed    


  481. STROBEL RJ, Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB
    Commentary: The curse of missing long-term data in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00548.
    PubMed    


  482. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: Aortic valve surgery in children: Repair now, Ross procedure later.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00545.
    PubMed    


  483. ELY S, Jiang SF, Dominguez DA, Patel AR, et al
    Effect of thoracic surgery regionalization on long-term survival after lung cancer resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00530.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  484. WATERFORD SD, Ad N
    Nonvitamin K oral anticoagulants in cardiac surgery: What cardiothoracic surgeons need to know 2.0.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00540.
    PubMed    


  485. CHEN CY, Chan YH, Wu VC, Liu KS, et al
    Bioprosthetic versus mechanical mitral valve replacements in patients with rheumatic heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00512.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  486. PORTERIE J, Kalavrouziotis D, Dumont E, Paradis JM, et al
    Clinical impact of the heart team on the outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement among octogenarians.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00451.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  487. MASSOTH C, Kullmar M, Enders D, Kellum JA, et al
    Comparison of C-C motif chemokine ligand 14 with other biomarkers for adverse kidney events after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)00436.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  488. SERVITO M, Tanaka D, Yanagawa B
    Commentary: Frailty measures in cardiac surgery: The theory-practice gap.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)00437.
    PubMed    


  489. DANIAL P, Neily A, Pontailler M, Gaudin R, et al
    Ross procedure or complex aortic valve repair using pericardium in children: A real dilemma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)00419.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  490. MOSCARELLI M, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Surgery for low-risk aortic valve replacement: The road to extinction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00433.
    PubMed    


  491. SALENGER R, Etchill EW, Fonner CE, Alejo D, et al
    Hospital variability in modifiable factors driving coronary artery bypass charges.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  492. ANTONOFF MB, Sofocleous CT, Callstrom MR, Nguyen QN, et al
    The roles of surgery, stereotactic radiation, and ablation for treatment of pulmonary metastases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 6. pii: S0022-5223(21)00423.
    PubMed    


  493. PLOWMAN EK, Anderson A, York JD, DiBiase L, et al
    Dysphagia after cardiac surgery: Prevalence, risk factors, and associated outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00405.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  494. BETTENHAUSEN A, Sako EY
    Commentary: Y bother?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1020-1021.
    PubMed    


  495. HOBBS RD, Ohye RG
    Commentary: Congenital heart disease patients with airway anomalies do worse: We knew that, or so we thought.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1124-1125.
    PubMed    


  496. HUI DS, Lee R
    Commentary: Navigating the maze of ablation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1008-1009.
    PubMed    


  497. HANCOCK FRIESEN CL
    Commentary: Complication monitoring comes of age.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1167-1168.
    PubMed    


  498. STEPHENS EH, Dearani JA
    Commentary: Cardiothoracic surgery training is more than calculus class.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1076-1077.
    PubMed    


  499. BALSAM LB
    Commentary: Gender and opportunity in cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:745.
    PubMed    


  500. CLEVELAND JC JR
    Commentary: Selecting the right cardiac donor.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1061-1062.
    PubMed    


  501. WRIGHT CD
    Commentary: Inching north up the airway: Thoracic surgeons as complete airway surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:854-855.
    PubMed    


  502. MOBLI K, Okereke I
    Commentary: Are cardiothoracic trainees operating enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1077-1078.
    PubMed    


  503. MILLER JR, Eghtesady P
    Commentary: Airway anomalies and congenital heart defects, a dangerous combination.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1122-1123.
    PubMed    


  504. KUMAR TKS
    Commentary: God is in the details!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1123-1124.
    PubMed    


  505. KARAMICHALIS JM
    Commentary: Fontan challenges: Critical early surgical decisions maybe key.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1136-1137.
    PubMed    


  506. PAONE G
    Commentary: So many and yet so few-How many is not enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1042-1043.
    PubMed    


  507. TREZZI M
    Commentary: Fontan takedown: The journey off the beaten path.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1137-1138.
    PubMed    


  508. ROBERTS HG JR, Wei LM, Badhwar V
    Commentary: Cox maze with septal myectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1007-1008.
    PubMed    


  509. SMITH CR
    Tirone E. David, recipient of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Lifetime Achievement Award.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:723-724.
    PubMed    


  510. SHAHIAN DM
    Commentary: Safety in numbers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1043-1045.
    PubMed    


  511. WYLER VON BALLMOOS MC, Almassi GH
    Commentary: Delayed gratification and optimism bias: Navigating quality and quantity of life with revascularization in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1032-1033.
    PubMed    


  512. LUC JGY, Antonoff MB
    Live-Tweet to get the most out of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Virtual Annual Meeting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e241-e242.
    PubMed    


  513. KAWABORI M, Critsinelis AC, Hironaka CE, Chen FY, et al
    Right ventricular undersizing is associated with increased 1-year mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1048-1059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  514. SHAH AM, Siddiqui E, Holmes SD, Okoh A, et al
    Trends in the traditional cardiothoracic surgery resident operative experience for cardiac cases: An analysis of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education case logs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1064-1075.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  515. BARRIOS PA, Zia A, Pettersson G, Najm HK, et al
    Outcomes of treatment pathways in 240 patients with congenitally corrected transposition of great arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1080-1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  516. NEIJENHUIS RML, Tsang VT, Marek J, Issitt R, et al
    Cone reconstruction for Ebstein anomaly: Late biventricular function and possible remodeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1097-1108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  517. MARATHE SP, Iyengar AJ, Betts KS, du Plessis K, et al
    Long-term outcomes following Fontan takedown in Australia and New Zealand.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1126-1135.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  518. DONAHOE LL, Nason GJ, Bedard PL, Hansen AR, et al
    Pathologic concordance of resected metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumors in the chest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:856-868.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  519. MAURIZI G, Vanni C, Rendina EA, Ciccone AM, et al
    Surgery for laryngotracheal stenosis: Improved results.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:845-852.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  520. STELZER P, Mejia J, Varghese R
    Operative risks of the Ross procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:905-915.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  521. SHEMANSKI KA, Ding L, Kim AW, Blackmon SH, et al
    Gender representation among leadership at national and regional cardiothoracic surgery organizational annual meetings.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:733-744.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  522. SHEMANSKI KA, Farias A, Lieu D, Kim AW, et al
    Understanding thoracic surgeons' perceptions of administrative database analyses and guidelines in clinical decision-making.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:807-816.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  523. COX JL
    Walter Randolph Chitwood, Jr, MD: 2020 Recipient of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Scientific Achievement Award.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:725-727.
    PubMed    


  524. LAWTON JS
    A historic event: The first female officer of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:730-732.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  525. STARNES VA
    Thoracic surgical education in a changing paradigm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:713-722.
    PubMed    


    February 2021
  526. DAYAN V, Garcia-Villarreal OA, Escobar A, Ferrari J, et al
    The Latin American Association of Cardiac and Endovascular Surgery statement regarding the recently released American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00387.
    PubMed    


  527. HOLST KA, Crestanello JA
    Reply: Time to embrace transcarotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement-new route, same valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00186.
    PubMed    


  528. LOCKER C
    Reply: Skeletonized bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting is a quality metric in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00110.
    PubMed    


  529. WAN S, Hu J, Liu J
    Reply: Anatomical or functional repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation: Find the right antidote!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00172.
    PubMed    


  530. WOODS RK
    Commentary: The Fontan cardiac transplant-Time to embrace change.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00367.
    PubMed    


  531. ALLEN KB, Chhatriwalla AK, Saxon J, Hermiller J, et al
    Reply: Transcarotid trumps transapical/direct aortic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement-It's a no brainer!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)00129.
    PubMed    


  532. WAKEFIELD B, Geube M
    Commentary: The uncertain fate of the pulmonary artery catheter in cardiac surgery: The difference is in the exceptions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)00371.
    PubMed    


  533. HORGAN S, Onaitis M
    Commentary: Minimally invasive esophagectomy: Steady progress.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)00368.
    PubMed    


  534. VERVOORT D
    Centralization and regionalization of congenital heart surgery in a globalized world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)32585.
    PubMed    


  535. BRIFFA N
    Commentary: Surgical aortic valve replacement for the younger patient, but which one?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00358.
    PubMed    


  536. PULIDO JN
    Commentary: To Swan or not to Swan in cardiac surgery? Narrowing the window of benefit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00359.
    PubMed    


  537. AMDANI S, Simpson KE, Thrush P, Shih R, et al
    Hepatorenal dysfunction assessment with the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Excluding INR score predicts worse survival after heart transplant in pediatric Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00262.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  538. DAVIERWALA PM, Verevkin A, Bergien L, von Aspern K, et al
    Twenty-year outcomes of minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass surgery: The Leipzig experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)00343.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  539. PATEL V, Ghanta RK
    Commentary: Sometimes less is more. Should minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass become the new standard for revascularization of the left anterior descending artery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)00335.
    PubMed    


  540. OVERBEY DM, Lodge AJ
    Commentary: Neonatal heart transplant: A good option in a bad situation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 12. pii: S0022-5223(21)00260.
    PubMed    


  541. DIMAGLI A, Benedetto U
    Commentary: "Do or do not. There is no try": Which role for minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00232.
    PubMed    


  542. MELEHY A, Sanchez JE, Nemeth SK, Kurlansky PA, et al
    National outcomes of bridge to multiorgan cardiac transplantation using mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00213.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  543. RODRIGUEZ-CAULO EA, Blanco-Herrera OR, Berastegui E, Arias-Dachary J, et al
    Biological versus mechanical prostheses for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  544. BICHELL DP
    Commentary: The importance and treachery of patient selection for neonatal heart transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00240.
    PubMed    


  545. CLARK A, Malaisrie SC
    Failed bioprosthetic valve approaches: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00219.
    PubMed    


  546. GREASON KL
    Repeat surgical aortic valve replacement: Don't stick a fork in it just yet.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00218.
    PubMed    


  547. HILL GD
    Commentary: The growing problem in congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00221.
    PubMed    


  548. BERNARD J, Kalavrouziotis D, Marzouk M, Nader J, et al
    Prosthetic choice in mitral valve replacement for severe chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation: Long-term follow-up.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00193.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  549. BROWN JA, Aranda-Michel E, Kilic A, Serna-Gallegos D, et al
    The impact of pulmonary artery catheter use in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00185.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  550. BEZERRA RF, Franchi SM, Khader H, Castro RM, et al
    COVID-19 as a confounding factor in a child submitted to staged surgical palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome: One of the first reports of SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e97-e101.
    PubMed    


  551. ELEFTERIADES JA, Atluri P
    Commentary: Valve Labeling Task Force: Efforts now needed by manufacturers and surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:562-564.
    PubMed    


  552. ATLURI P, Elefteriades JA
    Commentary: A giant step forward in valve care.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:559-562.
    PubMed    


  553. MAKHDOUM A, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Wicked problems and proportionality: Is the lesser of two evils the best we can do?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e231-e232.
    PubMed    


  554. SILVESTRY S
    Reply: Elective with an asterisk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e232-e233.
    PubMed    


  555. SMITH CR
    Reply: Should small aortas be replaced?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e153.
    PubMed    


  556. BURKHART HM, Phillips SD
    Commentary: Pulmonary valve bioprosthesis: Longevity and reintervention.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:364-365.
    PubMed    


  557. SALNA M, Argenziano M, George I
    Reply: A problem of "ethic" proportions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e233-e234.
    PubMed    


  558. HSIN MKY, Liu M
    Commentary: It's time for exosomes to get the limelight in lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e136-e137.
    PubMed    


  559. IMAI T, Weksler B
    Commentary: Open or VATS? Roll up your sleeve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:414-415.
    PubMed    


  560. CHUDGAR NP, Bott MJ
    Commentary: Minimally invasive sleeve lobectomy: Time to roll up our "sleeves" and learn something new?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:415-416.
    PubMed    


  561. GERACI TC, Ng T
    Commentary: Overreliance of propensity-score matched studies in thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:417-418.
    PubMed    


  562. WHITMAN GJR, Parikh CR
    Commentary: The dangers of postoperative acute kidney injury-Vulnerability despite early resolution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:689-690.
    PubMed    


  563. MICELI A, Glauber M
    Commentary: Old sins have long shadows.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:691-692.
    PubMed    


  564. GLENN IC, Raja S
    Commentary: Ex vivo lung perfusion plus solute adsorption: An exorcism of evil humors?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e123-e124.
    PubMed    


  565. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: TAVR-in-TAVR-Be a good host for your guest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:579-580.
    PubMed    


  566. CARRIER M
    Commentary: It is not only about the valve, but also the patients and their condition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:607-608.
    PubMed    


  567. HUI DS, Lee R
    Commentary: Looking before leaping.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:634-635.
    PubMed    


  568. DEB S, Fremes SE
    Commentary: The race for the second best-The no-touch saphenous vein versus the radial artery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:631-633.
    PubMed    


  569. HWANG B, Bryers J, Mulligan MS
    Potential role of exosome-based allorecognition pathways involved in lung transplant rejection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e129-e134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  570. DURKO AP, Pibarot P, Atluri P, Bapat V, et al
    Essential information on surgical heart valve characteristics for optimal valve prosthesis selection: Expert consensus document from the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Associati
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:545-558.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  571. BAIRD CW, Chavez M, Sleeper LA, Borisuk MJ, et al
    Reintervention rates after bioprosthetic pulmonary valve replacement in patients younger than 30 years of age: A multicenter analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:345-362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Duct stenting versus modified Blalock-Taussig shunt in neonates and infants with duct-dependent pulmonary blood flow: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:379-390.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  573. CHOI AY, Jawitz OK, Raman V, Mulvihill MS, et al
    Predictors of nonuse of donation after circulatory death lung allografts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:458-466.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Perfusate adsorption during ex vivo lung perfusion improves early post-transplant lung function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e109-e121.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  575. NAIMO PS, Fricke TA, Lee MGY, d'Udekem Y, et al
    The quadricuspid truncal valve: Surgical management and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:368-375.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of left ventricular ejection fraction on the outcomes of open repair of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aneurysms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:534-541.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  577. FANTINI F, Toso A, Menicanti L, Moroni F, et al
    Restrictive filling pattern in ischemic cardiomyopathy: Insights after surgical ventricular restoration.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:651-660.
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  578. IUS F, Moscalenco D, Boethig D, Tudorache I, et al
    Cardiac valve operations after solid organ transplantation: A single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:595-606.
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  579. LAU C, Wingo M, Rahouma M, Ivascu N, et al
    Valve-sparing root replacement in patients with bicuspid aortopathy: An analysis of cusp repair strategy and valve durability.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:469-478.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  580. RUEL M
    Commentary: Sternotomy for every cardiac surgery patient ain't the future, so let's get going.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00195.
    PubMed    


  581. ECKHAUSER A
    Commentary: Neonatal heart transplant: Conservation status-critically endangered.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00197.
    PubMed    


  582. POPE NH, Kilic A
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting in midrange ejection fraction: Charting unknown waters.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00178.
    PubMed    


  583. NOLY PE, Carrier M
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery alone is not the only way!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00166.
    PubMed    


  584. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Improving outcomes in diabetic coronary artery bypass grafting recipients: More arterial conduits, but even more medicine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00161.
    PubMed    


  585. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    Commentary: Is heart failure with moderately reduced ejection fraction a useful classification for cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00179.
    PubMed    


  586. LIKOSKY DS, Strobel RJ, Wu X, Kramer RS, et al
    Interhospital failure to rescue after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00163.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  587. KANG JJH, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Should valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement be first-line treatment for failed aortic bioprostheses?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)00160.
    PubMed    


  588. TAROLA C, Fremes S
    Commentary: Redo cardiac surgery: Striving for the best but prepared for the worst.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)00167.
    PubMed    


  589. DURKO AP, Pibarot P, De Paulis R
    Reply: The PPM chart: A new tool to assess prosthesis-patient mismatch probability before aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)33405.
    PubMed    


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    Outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with heart failure with a midrange ejection fraction.
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  591. KINDZELSKI BA, Bakaeen FG, Tong MZ, Roselli EE, et al
    Modern practice and outcomes of reoperative cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00125.
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  592. LIN Y, Davis TJ, Zorrilla-Vaca A, Wojcik BM, et al
    Neonatal heart transplant outcomes: A single institutional experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00130.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  593. WARD A, Malaisrie SC, Andrei AC, Bonow RO, et al
    Fate of moderate aortic regurgitation after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00011.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  594. CHUDGAR N, Yan S, Hsu M, Tan KS, et al
    The American College of Surgeons Surgical Risk Calculator performs well for pulmonary resection: A validation study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00133.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  595. GROTH SS, Burt BM
    Minimally invasive esophagectomy: Direction of the art.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00128.
    PubMed    


  596. HILL A, Goetzenich A, Stoppe C
    Commentary: Nutritional status before cardiac surgery-at the 11th hour.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00131.
    PubMed    


  597. BROWN JA, Sultan I
    Commentary: Reoperative cardiac surgery: The importance of surgeon judgment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00112.
    PubMed    


  598. ATTIA T, Yang Y, Svensson LG, Toth AJ, et al
    Similar long-term survival after isolated bioprosthetic versus mechanical aortic valve replacement: A propensity-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  599. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Robotic aortic valve replacement-fad or future?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)33211.
    PubMed    


  600. JAGGERS J, Downs EA
    Commentary: Resident education in congenital heart surgery: Is this the best we can do?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 13. pii: S0022-5223(21)00049.
    PubMed    


  601. DONAHUE BS
    Commentary: Preoperative nutritional status and mortality from cardiac surgery: Do we have your attention yet?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 13. pii: S0022-5223(21)00050.
    PubMed    


  602. CLEVELAND JD, Bowdish ME, Mack WJ, Kim RW, et al
    Resident education in congenital heart surgery does not compromise outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00009.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  603. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: Functional coronary artery stenosis-How can we functionally apply this to the operating room?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)33370.
    PubMed    


  604. CHO JS, Shim JK, Kim KS, Lee S, et al
    Impact of preoperative nutritional scores on 1-year postoperative mortality in patients undergoing valvular heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)33454.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  605. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Ceulemans LJ, Neyrinck A, Vos R, et al
    Commentary: Donor lungs allocated to critically ill patients listed urgently: No longer a waste of precious organs?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:319-320.
    PubMed    


  606. CHEN JY, Hsin MKY
    Commentary: "To list, or not to list? That is the question".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:321-322.
    PubMed    


    December 2020
  607. WATANABE Y, Hattori A, Nojiri S, Matsunaga T, et al
    Clinical impact of a small component of ground-glass opacity in solid-dominant clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)33443.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  608. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Reoperations for mitral stenosis after mitral valve repair: We are still learning.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(20)33417.
    PubMed    


  609. KOMLO C, Mori M, Geirsson A
    Commentary: Excellent outcome for mitral valve repair in asymptomatic patients-Does the surgery benefit the patient?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)33418.
    PubMed    


  610. MAGRUDER JT, Weiss SJ, DeAngelis KG, Haddle J, et al
    Correlating oxygen delivery on cardiopulmonary bypass with Society of Thoracic Surgeons outcomes following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)33322.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  611. BENKERT AR, Lin SS
    Commentary: Time-varying variables-predictively predictive prediction in a coronary artery bypass grafting readmission predictive model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)33384.
    PubMed    


  612. SIHAG S, Ku GY, Tan KS, Nussenzweig S, et al
    Safety and feasibility of esophagectomy following combined immunotherapy and chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)33192.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  613. FISCHLEIN T, Folliguet T, Meuris B, Shrestha ML, et al
    Sutureless versus conventional bioprostheses for aortic valve replacement in severe symptomatic aortic valve stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)33339.
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  614. THOURANI VH, George I, Rucinskas K, Kalinauskas G, et al
    First in human experience with an epicardial beating heart device for secondary mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)33362.
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  615. LEE CH, Kwon Y, Park SJ, Lee JW, et al
    Comparison of del Nido and histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate cardioplegic solutions in minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33340.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  616. WITER L, Kilic A
    Commentary: Proceed with caution: Right ventricular undersizing in heart transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33358.
    PubMed    


  617. MICELI A
    Commentary: A device for the whole mitral valve apparatus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33357.
    PubMed    


  618. EL-ESHMAWI A, Sun E, Boateng P, Pandis D, et al
    Lessons from reoperations for mitral stenosis after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33360.
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  619. WALLACE FRO, Buratto E, Naimo PS, Brink J, et al
    Aortic valve repair in children without use of a patch.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33336.
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  620. HEIDEN BT, Subramanian MP, Puri V, Kozower BD, et al
    Striking a balance: Surveillance of non-small cell lung cancer after resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)33342.
    PubMed    


  621. AL NATOUR RH, He C, Clark MJ, Welsh R, et al
    The influence of tobacco load versus smoking status on outcomes following lobectomy for lung cancer in a statewide quality collaborative.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)33305.
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  622. LANCASTER TS, Shahanavaz S, Balzer DT, Sweet SC, et al
    Midterm outcomes of the Potts shunt for pediatric pulmonary hypertension, with comparison to lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)33316.
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  623. BELLI E
    Commentary: Potts palliation for pulmonary hypertension: What's next?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)33226.
    PubMed    


  624. TAM DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Microvesicles, personalized surgery, and tailored medical therapy to improve coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)33235.
    PubMed    


  625. NELLIS JR, Haney JC, Turek JW
    Commentary: Repair or replace-Potts shunt versus lung transplantation for refractory pediatric pulmonary hypertension.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)33220.
    PubMed    


  626. ARANDA-MICHEL E, Sultan I
    Commentary: Right ventricular dysfunction after cardiac surgery: Machine learning to teach us what we already know?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)33215.
    PubMed    


  627. KOMLO CM, Guy TS
    Commentary: Robotic surgical aortic valve replacement: An evolving option.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)33207.
    PubMed    


  628. HENNON M, Groman A, Kumar A, Castaldo L, et al
    Correlation between perioperative outcomes and long-term survival for non-small lung cancer treated at major centers.
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  629. SHI G, Huang J, Pi M, Chen X, et al
    Impact of early Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic on pediatric cardiac surgery in China.
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  630. HWANG HY, Paeng JC, Kang J, Jang MJ, et al
    Relation between functional coronary artery stenosis and graft occlusion after coronary artery bypass grafting.
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  631. WU B, Huang M, Jiao G, Hu C, et al
    Lung transplantation during the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)33147.
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  632. VARGHESE R, Patel P
    Commentary: Epinephrine's meager benefit in resuscitation illustrates the need for shrewd bedside judgment when resuscitating cardiothoracic surgery patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1523-1524.
    PubMed    


  633. JAYARAM N, Anderson BR, Karamlou T
    Commentary: Ode to the editorial process: Health care disparities unmasked.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1580-1581.
    PubMed    


  634. MCCARTHY PM
    Commentary: Tricuspid: The frustrating and unloved valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1474-1475.
    PubMed    


  635. CARREL T
    Commentary: Vis a tergo-a push from behind-is of paramount importance for the optimal function of a bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1541-1542.
    PubMed    


  636. GUL NH, Chatterjee S
    Commentary: To epi or not to epi-that is the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1524-1525.
    PubMed    


  637. RAO V
    Commentary: The forgotten valve no longer: But what about the intervention?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1477-1478.
    PubMed    


  638. LAMBERTI JJ
    Commentary: When is a bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt a bad idea?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1543-1544.
    PubMed    


  639. WHITSON BA
    Commentary: Stop the leak before it floods.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1502-1503.
    PubMed    


  640. KAVARANA MN
    Commentary: Transdiaphragmatic tunneled Broviac catheters: How small ripples can make big waves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1568-1569.
    PubMed    


  641. SHRAGER JB
    Commentary: Can the esophagus curse a lung transplant?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1628.
    PubMed    


  642. JEFFREY YANG CF
    Commentary: The return of peristalsis after lung transplant in patients with an aperistaltic esophagus-is it possible?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1630-1631.
    PubMed    


  643. AHMAD U
    Commentary: Esophageal aperistalsis should not preclude lung transplant candidacy in well-selected patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1629-1630.
    PubMed    


  644. SEYEDNEJAD N, Gilbert S
    Commentary: Single-direction or multidirection basilar segmentectomy: Is there an easier way?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1596-1597.
    PubMed    


  645. DATE H
    Commentary: To do, or not to do, that is the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1627.
    PubMed    


  646. MUNOZ-LARGACHA JA, Wei B
    Commentary: Basilar segmentectomy: A new weapon against cancer for the modern thoracic surgeon?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1595-1596.
    PubMed    


  647. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: Is there a "storage lesion" in red cells that affects outcomes in transfused cardiac surgical patients? The short answers are "maybe there is" and "maybe it doesn't matter".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1515-1516.
    PubMed    


  648. LAWTON JS
    Commentary: Easier is not always better than better.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1486-1487.
    PubMed    


  649. LANGER NB, Vlahakes GJ
    Commentary: Myocardial protection is a process, not an event.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1488-1489.
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  650. TANAKA Y, Nakajima T, Fischer I, Wan F, et al
    The impact of uncorrected mild aortic insufficiency at the time of left ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1490-1500.
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  651. BURRI M, Mrad Agua K, Cleuziou J, Beran E, et al
    Cone versus conventional repair for Ebstein's anomaly.
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  652. LUO S, Haranal M, Deng MX, Varenbut J, et al
    Low preoperative superior vena cava blood flow predicts bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1529-1540.
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  653. ORRINGER MB, Hennigar D, Lin J, Rooney DM, et al
    A novel cervical esophagogastric anastomosis simulator.
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  654. MASUDA T, Mittal SK, Csucska M, Kovacs B, et al
    Esophageal aperistalsis and lung transplant: Recovery of peristalsis after transplant is associated with improved long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1613-1626.
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  655. LIU C, Liao H, Guo C, Pu Q, et al
    Single-direction thoracoscopic basal segmentectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1586-1594.
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    November 2020
  656. HALPERN SE, Kesseli SJ, Hartwig MG
    Commentary: The jury is out-expanding eligibility for lung transplantation after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 30. pii: S0022-5223(20)33188.
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  657. PREVENTZA O, Amarasekara H, Price MD, Chatterjee S, et al
    Propensity score analysis in patients with and without previous isolated coronary artery bypass grafting who require proximal aortic and arch surgery.
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  658. DESAI A, Thomas JD, Bonow RO, Kruse J, et al
    Asymptomatic degenerative mitral regurgitation repair: Validating guidelines for early intervention.
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  659. LUCIANI GB
    Commentary: Lights and shadows of pediatric cardiac surgery in China during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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  660. RIGGS KW, Zafar F, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP, et al
    Tracheal surgery for airway anomalies associated with increased mortality in pediatric patients undergoing heart surgery: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database analysis.
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  661. DOROBANTU DM, Ridout D, Brown KL, Rodrigues W, et al
    Factors associated with unplanned reinterventions and their relation to early mortality after pediatric cardiac surgery.
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  662. ZHOU N, Bott M, Park BJ, Vallieres E, et al
    Predictors of survival following surgical resection of limited-stage small cell lung cancer.
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  663. HU MC, Yang YL, Chen TT, Lee CI, et al
    Recruitment maneuvers to reduce pulmonary atelectasis after cardiac surgery: A meta-analysis of randomized trials.
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  664. GRENDA TR, Chang AC
    Commentary: Quantifying "fit for esophagectomy"-Grasping for more metrics.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)33121.
    PubMed    


  665. RAJAB TK, Kavarana MN
    Commentary: Unplanned reinterventions in pediatric cardiac surgery: Second time's a charm?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)33123.
    PubMed    


  666. THANGAPPAN K, Morales DLS
    Commentary: To transplant or not to transplant: Potts shunt as an alternative to pediatric lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)33124.
    PubMed    


  667. RAUSCH MK, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: On the basis of stasis: Mechanistic insight into transcatheter aortic valve replacement thrombosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)33116.
    PubMed    


  668. RAMGREN JJ
    Reply: After almost 30 years of centralized and regionalized pediatric cardiac surgery in Sweden-still work in progress.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)32725.
    PubMed    


  669. ARANDA-MICHEL E, Sultan I
    Commentary: Platelet microvesicles-The dawn of precision medicine in coronary revascularization?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)33076.
    PubMed    


  670. ROSENZWEIG EB, Bacha E
    Commentary: Will the reversed Potts shunt replace lung transplantation for children with end-stage pulmonary arterial hypertension?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)33071.
    PubMed    


  671. POPE NH, Kilic A
    Commentary: Microvesicles: A target for personalized medicine following coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)33068.
    PubMed    


  672. SUN C, Anraku M, Kawahara T, Karasaki T, et al
    Respiratory strength and pectoralis muscle mass as measures of sarcopenia: Relation to outcomes in resected non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)33059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  673. BADHWAR V, Wei LM, Cook CC, Hayanga JWA, et al
    Robotic aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)32904.
    PubMed    


  674. TANG A, Ahmad U, Raja S, Rappaport J, et al
    Looking beyond the eyeball test: A novel vitality index to predict recovery after esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33046.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  675. DE MARTINO A, Milano AD, Bortolotti U
    Facing the small aortic root in aortic valve replacement: Enlarge or not enlarge?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 12. pii: S0022-5223(20)32863.
    PubMed    


  676. SUZUKI K, Watanabe SI, Wakabayashi M, Saji H, et al
    A single-arm study of sublobar resection for ground-glass opacity dominant peripheral lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 12. pii: S0022-5223(20)33043.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  677. GAUDINO M, Kurlansky P, Fremes S
    The use of the radial artery for coronary artery bypass grafting improves long-term outcomes: And now what?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)33037.
    PubMed    


  678. DOENST T, Sigusch H
    Surgical collateralization: The hidden mechanism for improving prognosis in chronic coronary syndromes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)33044.
    PubMed    


  679. GAUDINO M, Brophy JM
    The controversy on the treatment of left main coronary artery disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)33039.
    PubMed    


  680. JAKSCH P, Hoetzenecker K
    Commentary: Selection criteria for lung transplantation-is there room for individualization?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)33016.
    PubMed    


  681. HAMEED I, Gaudino M
    Reply: Fact or fiction: The benefit of aortic root enlargement during aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)32865.
    PubMed    


  682. SVENSSON LG
    Commentary: What are the greatest unanswered questions? Toward a unified theory on cardiac surgery treatment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)32996.
    PubMed    


  683. DUNCAN AE
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Lessons learned in Italy-the hard way.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)32985.
    PubMed    


  684. JACOBS JP, Fraser CD 3rd, Tweddell JS, Jacobs ML, et al
    Commentary: The challenge of postoperative diaphragmatic paralysis in patients with functionally univentricular circulation: A data-driven strategy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1297-1299.
    PubMed    


  685. DEANDA A JR
    Commentary: Bridging the arch in Loey-Dietz syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1176-1177.
    PubMed    


  686. RIGGS KW, Morales DLS, Zafar F
    Commentary: Is two ever better than one in pediatric ventricular assist device support? The controversy continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1309-1310.
    PubMed    


  687. DYKES JC, Maeda K
    Commentary: To BiVAD or not to BiVAD...that is the question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1310-1311.
    PubMed    


  688. KARAMLOU T, Najm HK, Latifi S, Sing-Si M, et al
    Commentary: False start-Offense: Premature data may cost more than five yards.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1324-1326.
    PubMed    


  689. ROMANO JC
    Commentary: The art of medicine versus paint by numbers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1323-1324.
    PubMed    


  690. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannulation for postcardiotomy shock-Is location really everything?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1220-1221.
    PubMed    


  691. CHIKWE J, Emerson D
    Commentary: Biomarkers and magical thinking.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1247-1248.
    PubMed    


  692. SAKO EY
    Commentary: NOAC? No problem.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1234.
    PubMed    


  693. DHAWAN R, Chaney MA
    Commentary: Is it time for a rapid kidney response team?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1248-1249.
    PubMed    


  694. BOZINOVSKI J
    Commentary: Smoke on the clotter.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1232-1233.
    PubMed    


  695. HELMERS MR, Atluri P
    Commentary: One and done: The case for single-dose del Nido cardioplegia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1203-1204.
    PubMed    


  696. AD N
    Commentary: Single- versus multidose cardioplegia: Could 15 minutes save your patient?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1205-1206.
    PubMed    


  697. HERRMANN JL, Brown JW
    Seven decades of valved right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction: The most common heart procedure in children.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1284-1288.
    PubMed    


  698. MOFFATT-BRUCE SD, Lee ME, Kneuertz PJ
    Quality improvement in cardiothoracic surgery residency: Training in the culture of change.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1255-1260.
    PubMed    


  699. SINGH G, Shaw A
    SMART decisions in fluid management are worth their SALT.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1250-1254.
    PubMed    


  700. BAEZ HERNANDEZ N, Kirk R, Sutcliffe D, Davies R, et al
    Utilization and outcomes in biventricular assist device support in pediatrics.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1301-1308.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  701. MARISCALCO G, Salsano A, Fiore A, Dalen M, et al
    Peripheral versus central extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for postcardiotomy shock: Multicenter registry, systematic review, and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1207-1216.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  702. LIN J
    Commentary: Survival of the fittest: Survival improved in patients on mechanical ventilation pretransplant, but frailty still matters.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1396-1397.
    PubMed    


  703. ERASMUS DB, Pham SM, Landolfo KP
    Commentary: Rage against the machine (ventilator that is).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1397-1398.
    PubMed    


  704. KIM SS, Bharat A
    Commentary: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus robotic assisted surgery: Are we asking the right question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1374-1375.
    PubMed    


  705. LIN J
    Commentary: The wizard of OS: Is overall survival better after sublobar resection versus stereotactic radiation or ablation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1358-1359.
    PubMed    


  706. LE AT, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: Bigger...badder...better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1406-1407.
    PubMed    


  707. ANTONOFF MB
    Commentary: Thoracic surgery milestones as an iterative process: Try and try again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1405-1406.
    PubMed    


  708. JEFFREY YANG CF
    The 2019 Thoracic Surgery Residents Association and Society of Thoracic Surgeons traveling fellowship: Experience at Toronto General Hospital.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1408-1409.
    PubMed    


  709. MITZMAN B, Beller JP, Edgar L
    Thoracic surgery milestones 2.0: Rationale and revision.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1399-1404.
    PubMed    


    October 2020
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    Expanded indications for lung transplantation for pulmonary complications after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)32887.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  711. FERNANDEZ R, Rappaport J, Ahmad U
    Commentary: Ten-year survival, the holy grail in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)32917.
    PubMed    


  712. HOLST KA, Crestanello JA
    Commentary: The value of access agility in the world of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32898.
    PubMed    


  713. BAKAEEN FG
    Commentary: The coronary artery bypass grafting advantage: Fake assertion or obvious reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 27. pii: S0022-5223(20)32892.
    PubMed    


  714. DUAN Y, Xu H, Li B, Yuan X, et al
    Effects of left atrial appendage surgical treatment on the incidence of ischemic cerebrovascular accidents in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 27. pii: S0022-5223(20)32874.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  715. FATTOUCH K, Corrao S, Augugliaro E, Minacapelli A, et al
    Cardiac surgery outcomes in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): A case-series report.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)32872.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  716. TSUTANI Y, Handa Y, Shimada Y, Ito H, et al
    Comparison of cancer control between segmentectomy and wedge resection in patients with clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)32833.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  717. WYLER VON BALLMOOS MC, Reardon MJ
    Commentary: Transcarotid versus direct aortic transthoracic aortic valve replacement: How best to enter the room where it happens?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)32804.
    PubMed    


  718. ALLEN KB, Chhatriwalla AK, Saxon J, Hermiller J, et al
    Transcarotid versus transthoracic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A propensity-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)32831.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  719. KARAMLOU T, Javorski MJ, Weiss A, Pasquali SK, et al
    Utility of administrative and clinical data for cardiac surgery research: A case-based approach to guide choice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)32835.
    PubMed    


  720. MUENYI C, Ng T
    Commentary: Sublobar resection, closing in as the standard in surgical management for a subgroup of patients with lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)32848.
    PubMed    


  721. MUNERETTO C, Di Bacco L
    Reply: The truth lies: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation trials on patients at intermediate risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)32866.
    PubMed    


  722. LANUTI M
    Commentary: Comparing sleeve lobectomy with pneumonectomy for central lung cancer: A randomized study will never be conducted.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)32818.
    PubMed    


  723. ARANDA-MICHEL E, Sultan I
    Commentary: Atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: Getting under the hood.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)32806.
    PubMed    


  724. KISLITSINA ON, Cox JL, Shah SJ, Malaisrie SC, et al
    Preoperative left atrial strain abnormalities are associated with the development of postoperative atrial fibrillation following isolated coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)32812.
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  725. MURIN P, Weixler VHM, Romanchenko O, Schulz A, et al
    Fast-track extubation after cardiac surgery in infants: Tug-of-war between performance and reimbursement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 8. pii: S0022-5223(20)32735.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  726. LEE R, Weintraub N
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting before or after stenting; same game, different half?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)32780.
    PubMed    


  727. YANG CJ
    Commentary: Thoracic surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: Recommendations from China.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e233-e235.
    PubMed    


  728. SILVESTRY SC
    Commentary: Vulnerability and resilience demonstrated: Cardiac surgeons during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:949-950.
    PubMed    


  729. BOSKOVSKI MT, Hirji SA, Brescia AA, Chang AC, et al
    Enhancing thoracic surgical trainee competence in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) era: Challenges and opportunities for mentorship.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1126-1129.
    PubMed    


  730. CARUANA EJ, Patel A, Kendall S, Rathinam S, et al
    Impact of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) on training and well-being in subspecialty surgery: A national survey of cardiothoracic trainees in the United Kingdom.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:980-987.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  731. BENEDETTO U, Goodwin A, Kendall S, Uppal R, et al
    A nationwide survey of UK cardiac surgeons' view on clinical decision making during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:968-973.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  732. LEVY G
    Commentary: Preparation for pandemics prevents pandemonium.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:948-949.
    PubMed    


  733. GOLDSTEIN DJ
    Commentary: Pandemic deployment and surgical soldiership.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:952-953.
    PubMed    


  734. AZIKEM N, Tibayan FA
    Commentary: A thousand eyes and one: Reviewing cardiothoracic surgery educational research 2018-2019.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1138.
    PubMed    


  735. WOODS RK
    Commentary: Operate on my printed model-absolutely; my newborn grandchild?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1044-1045.
    PubMed    


  736. GROTH SS, Ripley RT, Carrott PW, Burt BM, et al
    Commentary: Focused attention on proactive identification of deep venous thrombosis after pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1075-1076.
    PubMed    


  737. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: Print another heart, practice makes perfect.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1043-1044.
    PubMed    


  738. MEZA JM, Andersen ND, Turek JW
    Commentary: The over/under is set at 17? Let's not gamble with discharge after the Norwood operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1033-1034.
    PubMed    


  739. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: Risk score for death or transplantation after stage I palliation-Now what?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1031-1032.
    PubMed    


  740. CORSINI EM, Antonoff MB
    Commentary: Work in progress-Defining optimal surgical prehabilitation before lung resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1060-1061.
    PubMed    


  741. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Aortic root enlargement, a useful and reproducible way to a larger prosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:924-925.
    PubMed    


  742. LANDOLFO KP, Martin AK
    Commentary: The power of the pen-cardiac surgical opioid use in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:964-965.
    PubMed    


  743. ABDELSATTAR ZM, Crestanello JA
    Commentary: CABG vs PCI in NSTEMI/UA: Abbreviated alternatives.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:936.
    PubMed    


  744. HUNT MF, Giuliano K, Etchill E, Yang SC, et al
    Cardiothoracic surgery educational research and training innovation: A review of 2018-2019.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1133-1137.
    PubMed    


  745. LOU X
    Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Inaugural Presidential Address: Preserving the passion in cardiothoracic surgery training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1002-1003.
    PubMed    


  746. PEEL JK, Funk DJ, Slinger P, Srinathan S, et al
    Positive end-expiratory pressure and recruitment maneuvers during one-lung ventilation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1112-1122.
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  747. HAN JJ, Kelly JJ, Patrick WL, Iyengar A, et al
    Timeless lessons from the past and present leaders of cardiothoracic surgery part 2: Character development.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:991-997.
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  748. DE LEON LE, Bravo-Iniguez CE, Fox S, Tarascio J, et al
    Routine surveillance for diagnosis of venous thromboembolism after pleurectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1064-1073.
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  749. HUSSEIN N, Honjo O, Haller C, Coles JG, et al
    Quantitative assessment of technical performance during hands-on surgical training of the arterial switch operation using 3-dimensional printed heart models.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1035-1042.
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  750. AHMED H, Anderson JB, Bates KE, Fleishman CE, et al
    Development of a validated risk score for interstage death or transplant after stage I palliation for single-ventricle heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1021-1030.
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  751. SCHAFER M, Browne LP, Jaggers J, Barker AJ, et al
    Abnormal left ventricular flow organization following repair of tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1008-1015.
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  752. TAM DY, Dharma C, Rocha RV, Ouzounian M, et al
    Early and late outcomes following aortic root enlargement: A multicenter propensity score-matched cohort analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:908-919.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  753. MURASHITA T
    Commentary: The era of great uncertainty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e198-e199.
    PubMed    


  754. ANTONOFF MB
    Commentary: Collaboration is key to saving as many lives as possible.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e237-e238.
    PubMed    


  755. BACHET J
    Commentary: Please don't freeze my brain, perfuse it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e231-e232.
    PubMed    


  756. AUSTIN EH 3RD
    Commentary: Elegantly confirming what we might predict.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e229.
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  757. VAN RIJSWIJK JW, Talacua H, Mulder K, van Hout GPJ, et al
    Failure of decellularized porcine small intestinal submucosa as a heart valved conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e201-e215.
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  758. HANLEY FL, Ito H, Gu M, Hurd R, et al
    Comparison of dynamic brain metabolism during antegrade cerebral perfusion versus deep hypothermic circulatory arrest using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e225-e227.
    PubMed    


    September 2020
  759. ETCHILL EW, Whitman GJR
    Commentary: Hospital-acquired infections after cardiac surgery: More dangerous than we may have believed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)32683.
    PubMed    


  760. MANYAM R, Zhang Y, Carter S, Binongo JN, et al
    Unraveling the impact of time-dependent perioperative variables on 30-day readmission after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)32675.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  761. STEVENS LM, Noiseux N
    Commentary: What is the impact of previous coronary stenting for coronary artery bypass graft outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32690.
    PubMed    


  762. GOMES WJ
    Commentary: The fate of patients with left main coronary artery disease may be dictated by distorted science.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32676.
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  763. CHENG YT, Chen DY, Chien-Chia Wu V, Chou AH, et al
    Effect of previous coronary stenting on subsequent coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes.
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    Association between coronary artery bypass graft center volume and year-to-year outcome variability: New York and California statewide analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)32489.
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  765. OVERBEY DM, Turek JW, Andersen ND
    Commentary: Trisomies and tribulations: Don't get blindsided by pulmonary complications after pediatric heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)32649.
    PubMed    


  766. DEL NIDO PJ, Adams DH
    Professor Ajit P. Yoganathan, PhD: "From bench to bedside": Celebrating his contributions to cardiac surgery with an honorary fellowship from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)32671.
    PubMed    


  767. IBRAHIM M, Kilic A
    Commentary: Heart transplantation using hepatitis C-positive donors: What are we waiting for?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)32652.
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  768. MENNANDER AA, Nielsen SJ, Huhtala H, Dellgren G, et al
    History of cancer and survival after coronary artery bypass grafting: Experiences from the SWEDEHEART registry.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)32637.
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  769. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Mulukutla S, Gleason TG, et al
    Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with reduced ejection fraction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)32621.
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  770. KAVARANA MN
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery in children with trisomy 13 and trisomy 18: "Is it the quality of life or the quantity?"
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)32612.
    PubMed    


  771. SILVESTRY SC
    Commentary: Moving forward, looking back: Lessons from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for preparedness in advanced heart failure programs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)32581.
    PubMed    


  772. WOJNARSKI CM
    Commentary: Evidence is mounting for early intervention in asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)32468.
    PubMed    


  773. TURNER II, Ruzmetov M, Niu J, Bibevski S, et al
    Scavenging right atrial Bretschneider histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate cardioplegia: Impact on hyponatremia and seizures in pediatric cardiac surgery patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)32537.
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  774. SOLTESZ EG
    Commentary: From the trenches: Lessons on caring for patients with heart failure during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)32567.
    PubMed    


  775. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB
    Commentary: Building bridges to the future of heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)32559.
    PubMed    


  776. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve: Not yet a replacement for surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)32568.
    PubMed    


  777. MASSART N, Mansour A, Ross JT, Piau C, et al
    Mortality due to hospital-acquired infection after cardiac surgery.
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  778. BANSAL A, Goldstein D, Schettle S, Pepitone S, et al
    Institutional preparedness strategies for heart failure, durable left ventricular assist device, and heart transplant patients during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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    Impact of trisomy 13 and 18 on airway anomalies and pulmonary complications after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)32473.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  780. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Dying with versus dying from hospital-acquired infections following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)32483.
    PubMed    


  781. SERNA-GALLEGOS D, Sultan I
    Commentary: Conduction disturbances following self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement-Mission far from accomplished.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)32484.
    PubMed    


    August 2020
  782. CUI H, Schaff HV, Dearani JA, Lahr BD, et al
    Does ablation of atrial fibrillation at the time of septal myectomy improve survival of patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)32454.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  783. JAVADIKASGARI H, Chemtob RA, Gillinov AM, Pettersson GB, et al
    Outcomes of mitral valve re-replacement for bioprosthetic structural valve deterioration.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)32455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  784. SHAHIAN DM, Lippmann RP
    Commentary: Machine learning and cardiac surgery risk prediction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)32444.
    PubMed    


  785. BRUNELLI A, Chaudhuri N, Kefaloyannis M, Milton R, et al
    Eurolung risk score is associated with long-term survival after curative resection for lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)32431.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  786. WYLER VON BALLMOOS MC, Almassi GH
    Commentary: The original pandemic-stemming the tide of overweight, diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)32425.
    PubMed    


  787. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Commentary: Early surgery versus conservative management of asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis: Is it time to rethink the guidelines?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)32423.
    PubMed    


  788. PATRICK WL, Bojko M, Han JJ, Kelly JJ, et al
    Neighborhood socioeconomic status is associated with differences in operative management and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)32391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  789. CARTER KT, O'Brien R, Larson SB, Creswell LL, et al
    Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation is a viable option as a bridge to heart transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)32393.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  790. HOETZENECKER K
    Commentary: Long-distance relationships work well in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)32398.
    PubMed    


  791. GRUBB KJ, Paone G
    Commentary: Protecting the conduction system during transcatheter aortic valve replacement-the higher the better.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)32390.
    PubMed    


  792. CHEN KN
    Commentary: Not only safety but also efficacy is required in repeat pulmonary resection for second non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 8. pii: S0022-5223(20)32360.
    PubMed    


  793. DUGGAN SM, Barlow CW
    Commentary: Outcome reporting after coronary artery bypass grafting: Is it a numbers game too?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)32252.
    PubMed    


  794. GAUDINO M
    Reply: Treatment of left main coronary artery disease: Old habits die hard.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)31546.
    PubMed    


    July 2020
  795. D'ANDRILLI A, Rendina EA
    Commentary: Second ipsilateral metachronous lung cancer: What to do?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)32224.
    PubMed    


  796. DAGGUBATI R, Roberts HG Jr
    Commentary: Structural solutions for isolated, severe, symptomatic tricuspid regurgitation are eagerly awaited.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)32199.
    PubMed    


  797. HATTORI A, Matsunaga T, Watanabe Y, Fukui M, et al
    Repeated anatomical pulmonary resection for metachronous ipsilateral second non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)32150.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  798. KIRKLIN JK
    Commentary: Heart transplant second chances: Retransplantation should be supported by allocation algorithms.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)32167.
    PubMed    


  799. GOMES WJ
    Left main coronary artery stenosis: Evidence and pathophysiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)31544.
    PubMed    


  800. KIRKLIN JK
    Commentary: Absence of ventricular assist device-related risk for rejection after heart transplantation: Good news given the "new normal".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)32053.
    PubMed    


  801. STILES BM, Sepesi B, Broderick SR, Bott MJ, et al
    Perioperative considerations for neoadjuvant immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31987.
    PubMed    


  802. NARAHARI AK, Mehaffey JH, Chandrabhatla AS, Baderdinni PK, et al
    A 30-year analysis of National Institutes of Health-funded cardiac transplantation research: Surgeons lead the way.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31982.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  803. YOKOYAMA Y, Takagi H, Kuno T
    Early surgery versus conservative management of asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31984.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  804. BATTEUX C, Abakka S, Gaudin R, Vouhe P, et al
    Three-dimensional geometry of coronary arteries after arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries and late coronary events.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)31757.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  805. TAKAHASHI M, Sowa T, Tokumasu H, Gomyoda T, et al
    Comparison of three nutritional scoring systems for outcomes after complete resection of non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)31751.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  806. MICELI A, Moneta AA, Donatelli F, Glauber M, et al
    Commentary: The importance of annulus in percutaneous mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)31786.
    PubMed    


  807. LENOIR M, Emmott A, Bouhout I, Poirier N, et al
    Autograft remodeling after the Ross procedure by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: Aortic stenosis versus insufficiency.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 27. pii: S0022-5223(20)31556.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  808. DONATELLE M, Ailawadi G
    Transcatheter tricuspid valve repair: Bringing the forgotten valve into the spotlight.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 26. pii: S0022-5223(20)31542.
    PubMed    


  809. MUNERETTO C, Solinas M, Folliguet T, Di Bartolomeo R, et al
    Sutureless versus transcatheter aortic valves in elderly patients with aortic stenosis at intermediate risk: A multi-institutional study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31394.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  810. BANDO K
    Commentary: Finding the best alternative for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is it the transcarotid approach?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)31286.
    PubMed    


    May 2020
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    Resection following concurrent chemotherapy and high-dose radiation for stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)31276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  812. NAPPI F, Antoniou GA, Nenna A, Michler R, et al
    Treatment options for ischemic mitral regurgitation: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 27. pii: S0022-5223(20)31262.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  813. EDELMAN JJ, Meduri CU, Thourani VH
    Commentary: The role of sutureless aortic valves in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)31265.
    PubMed    


  814. HUANG H, Wang Q, Xu J, Wu Y, et al
    Comparison of catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: A systemic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)31143.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  815. RAJARAM R, Rice DC, Li Y, Bruera E, et al
    Postoperative opioid use after lobectomy for primary lung cancer: A propensity-matched analysis of premier hospital data.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)31136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  816. BARTFAY SE, Dellgren G, Hallhagen S, Wahlander H, et al
    Durable circulatory support with a paracorporeal device as an option for pediatric and adult heart failure patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  817. FORMICA F
    Commentary: It is not yet time for the sunset of aortic valve surgery!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31138.
    PubMed    


  818. MORICHI H, Itatani K, Yamazaki S, Numata S, et al
    Influences of mitral annuloplasty on left ventricular flow dynamics assessed with 3-dimensional cine phase-contrast flow magnetic resonance imaging.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  819. KIM HJ, Lee EJ, Jung SH, Lee JW, et al
    Cerebral atherosclerosis and early ischemic stroke after left-sided valve replacement surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)31110.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  820. BRESCIA AA, Watt TMF, Murray SL, Rosenbloom LM, et al
    Rheumatic mitral valve repair or replacement in the valve-in-valve era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)31090.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  821. KHIABANI AJ, MacGregor RM, Bakir NH, Manghelli JL, et al
    The long-term outcomes and durability of the Cox-Maze IV procedure for atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31065.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  822. MURANA G, Leone A, Pacini D
    Commentary: Carotid is the best alternative for femoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)31003.
    PubMed    


  823. 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


  824. LIM K, Hsin MKY
    Commentary: Resection for small cell lung cancer should be offered more often, and preferably anatomical.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30780.
    PubMed    


  825. LANUTI M
    Commentary: Wedge resection for limited-stage small cell lung cancer: Not an acceptable modality for curative intent.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30811.
    PubMed    


  826. PARK SJ, Kim JB
    Commentary: Off-pump coronary arterial bypass grafting, a demanding instrument only for a master?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30759.
    PubMed    


  827. NAFDAY HB, Grossi EA
    Commentary: Decoding transcatheter treatment of functional mitral regurgitation: The balancing act-where do we sit on the seesaw?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30812.
    PubMed    


  828. 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    


  829. MACGREGOR RM, Khiabani AJ, Bakir NH, Manghelli JL, et al
    Impact of age on atrial fibrillation recurrence following surgical ablation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)30745.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  830. DOENST T, Haddad H, Stebbins A, Hill JA, et al
    Renal function and coronary bypass surgery in patients with ischemic heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)30742.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  831. BAPAT V, Tang GHL
    Emerging transcatheter options for tricuspid regurgitation: Many shades of gray.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)30527.
    PubMed    


    March 2020
  832. RAJAB TK, Jaggers J, Campbell DN
    Heart transplantation following donation after cardiac death: History, current techniques, and future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30529.
    PubMed    


  833. XIE D, Deng J, Gonzalez-Rivas D, Zhu Y, et al
    Comparison of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery with thoracotomy in bronchial sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30719.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  834. CHAN EG, Chan PG, Mazur SN, Normolle DP, et al
    Outcomes with segmentectomy versus lobectomy in patients with clinical T1cN0M0 non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30706.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  835. 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    


  836. RAMAN V, Jawitz OK, Yang CJ, Voigt SL, et al
    The effect of extent of resection on outcomes in patients with limited stage small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30634.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  837. GELIJNS AC, Moskowitz AJ, O'Gara PT, Giustino G, et al
    Transcatheter mitral valve repair for functional mitral regurgitation: Evaluating the evidence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30630.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  838. MUNTANE-CAROL G, Rodes-Cabau J
    Commentary: Transcatheter tricuspid valve interventions for treating isolated tricuspid regurgitation: Toward a new gold standard?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30603.
    PubMed    


  839. ZHANG Y, Fu F, Hu H, Wang S, et al
    Gefitinib as neoadjuvant therapy for resectable stage II-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer: A phase II study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30625.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  840. HAN JJ, Iyengar A, Atluri P
    Commentary: The ABC's of donation after circulatory death heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30613.
    PubMed    


  841. CHOI JJ, Huang J
    Commentary: How much is enough? The extent of resection in small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30588.
    PubMed    


  842. HIRJI SA, Kaneko T
    Commentary: Paying it forward with concomitant tricuspid valve intervention-does a stitch in time really save lives?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30542.
    PubMed    


  843. BRESCIA AA, Watt TMF, Rosenbloom LM, Murray SL, et al
    Anterior versus posterior leaflet mitral valve repair: A propensity-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30520.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  844. VAN DER WULP K, van Wely MH, Schoon Y, Vart P, et al
    Geriatric assessment in the prediction of delirium and long-term survival after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)30514.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  845. 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


  846. CLARK DE, Byrne RD, Mazurek JA, Opotowsky AR, et al
    Sizing heart transplant donors in adults with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)30508.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  847. CHEN S, Grossi EA
    Commentary: Interventions for mitral regurgitation: The sorting hat expands.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30486.
    PubMed    


  848. HARKEN AH
    Commentary: Potential preventive peroxisomal policing of postoperative atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30492.
    PubMed    


  849. 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    


  850. SARVANANTHAN S, Barlow CW
    Commentary: Subclinical valve thrombosis-Are all transcatheter aortic valves created equal?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30477.
    PubMed    


  851. 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.
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  852. 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.
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  853. WOLDENDORP K, Doyle MP, Black D, Ng M, et al
    Subclinical valve thrombosis in transcatheter aortic valve implantation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30434.
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  854. ASHIKHMINA E, Schaff HV, Daly RC, Stulak JM, et al
    Risk factors and progression of systolic anterior motion after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)30195.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  855. FU J, Li Y, Zhang H, Han J, et al
    Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared with replacement for patients with rheumatic heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  856. REARDON MJ, Kleiman NS
    Commentary: Pacemaker requirement with rapid-deployment aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30393.
    PubMed    


  857. CHIVASSO P, Bruno VD
    Commentary: Surgical aortic valve bioprostheses are still around and looking good.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30415.
    PubMed    


  858. GILLINOV M, Burns DJP, Wierup P
    Commentary: Mitral valve repair wins again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30284.
    PubMed    


  859. PARK CS
    Commentary: Arterial switch and arch repair: One plus one doesn't always equal two.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:602-603.
    PubMed    


  860. CHEN SJ, Huang SC
    Commentary: Transposition with aortic arch obstruction: The lesions switched?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:600-601.
    PubMed    


  861. SI MS, Sood V, Bove E
    Commentary: Why use the Y-graft?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:662-664.
    PubMed    


  862. COYAN GN, Sultan I
    Reply from the authors: Commonalities in perspectives in cardiothoracic surgery across the pond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e132-e133.
    PubMed    


  863. HOETZENECKER K
    Commentary: Leveling up the evidence!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:731.
    PubMed    


  864. AL-RADI OO
    Commentary: Heroes of the arterial switch operation in the 1980s.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:617-618.
    PubMed    


  865. SCHWARTZ SM
    Commentary: Why the Y-graft?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:665-666.
    PubMed    


  866. YANAGAWA B, Nguyen TC, Latter DA, Borger MA, et al
    Commentary: Innovate or perish in cardiac surgical training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:590-591.
    PubMed    


  867. SHI WY, Smith JA
    Commentary: A tried-and-true method for producing the next generation of innovators.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:588-589.
    PubMed    


  868. HONJO O, Doyle MG, Amon CH
    Commentary: Engineering an optimal mechanical circulatory support system for the cavopulmonary connection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e143-e144.
    PubMed    


  869. LIN TW, Tsai MT, Wu HY, Luo CY, et al
    Dissection for dissection: Limited for deliberate Cabrol fistula or extended for optimal exposure?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e106-e107.
    PubMed    


  870. SHIGEMURA N, Hsin MK
    Commentary: A positively out-of-body experience for lungs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:732-733.
    PubMed    


  871. HAFT JW
    Commentary: Can we finally move the needle in organ donation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:514.
    PubMed    


  872. ABAD C, Urso S, Clavo B
    Commentary: Transcatheter tricuspid valve devices-A word of caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e113-e114.
    PubMed    


  873. IYENGAR A, Atluri P
    Commentary: Keeping your cool: Donor heart preservation using the SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e125-e126.
    PubMed    


  874. LYTLE B
    Commentary: Off-pump surgery-Choice, not religion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:459-460.
    PubMed    


  875. GAUDINO M, Chikwe J
    Commentary: Who needs evidence when patient preference is a Class I indication?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:430-431.
    PubMed    


  876. KURLANSKY P
    Commentary: Post-30-day mortality: I guess no one is coming....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:538-539.
    PubMed    


  877. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Understanding the relationship between acute kidney injury and durable ventricular assist device implantation: Is it a preoperative or postoperative event?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:489-490.
    PubMed    


  878. WYLER VON BALLMOOS MC, Almassi GH
    Commentary: Hybrid graft to the rescue of the bilateral internal thoracic artery debate-Is it time for new technology or new techniques?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:474-475.
    PubMed    


  879. KEHLER DS
    Commentary: Optimize preoperative glycemic control or carry on as usual?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:577-578.
    PubMed    


  880. DHAWAN R, Chaney MA
    Commentary: Preoperative inflammation and intraoperative blood-A bad marriage?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:566-567.
    PubMed    


  881. GROVER FL, Cleveland JC Jr
    Commentary: Doing what is right-We are all in this together.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:554-555.
    PubMed    


  882. RUSHING GD, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: Time out-For better outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:556-557.
    PubMed    


  883. KNEUERTZ PJ, Merritt RE
    Lymph node stations counts in retrospective studies-important end point, but interpret with caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e145.
    PubMed    


  884. BEN ALI W, Liberman M, Perrault LP
    Reply: Prehabilitation for increasing ventilatory efficiency before lung resection-Amazing concept, but we are not there yet!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e148.
    PubMed    


  885. NELSON DB, Niu J, Mitchell KG, Antonoff MB, et al
    Perioperative outcomes among chronic opioid users who receive lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:691-702.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  886. WEIXLER V, Marx GR, Hammer PE, Emani SM, et al
    Flow disturbances and the development of endocardial fibroelastosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:637-646.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  887. CHOE G, Ghanie A, Riely G, Rimner A, et al
    Long-term, disease-specific outcomes of thymic malignancies presenting with de novo pleural metastasis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:705-714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  888. FRICKE TA, Donaldson S, Schneider JR, Menahem S, et al
    Outcomes of the arterial switch operation in patients with aortic arch obstruction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:592-599.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  889. LINDEN PA, Perry Y, Worrell S, Wallace A, et al
    Postoperative day 1 discharge after anatomic lung resection: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons database analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:667-678.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  890. CHIARINI A, Dal Pra I, Faggian G, Armato U, et al
    Maladaptive remodeling of pulmonary artery root autografts after Ross procedure: A proteomic study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:621-632.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  891. TRUSTY PM, Wei Z, Sales M, Kanter KR, et al
    Y-graft modification to the Fontan procedure: Increasingly balanced flow over time.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:652-661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  892. MOAYEDI Y, Gulamhusein AF, Khush KK
    Treading lightly as we step into a new era: Use of hepatitis C virus-infected organs for transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:505-510.
    PubMed    


  893. CARREL T, Eberle B
    When feasibility does not mean clinical success: Early failure of a percutaneous tricuspid reduction system.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e109-e111.
    PubMed    


  894. NAITO N, Funamoto M, Pierson RN, D'Alessandro DA, et al
    First clinical use of a novel hypothermic storage system for a long-distance donor heart procurement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e121-e123.
    PubMed    


  895. SILVER SA, Long J, Zheng Y, Goldstone AB, et al
    Outcomes after left ventricular assist device implantation in patients with acute kidney injury.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:477-486.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  896. WANG X, Yang F, Zhu J, Liu Y, et al
    Aortic arch surgery with hypothermic circulatory arrest and unilateral antegrade cerebral perfusion: Perioperative outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:374-387.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  897. 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    


  898. ZHANG Y, Chen C, Hu J, Han Y, et al
    Early outcomes of robotic versus thoracoscopic segmentectomy for early-stage lung cancer: A multi-institutional propensity score-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  899. 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    


  900. EDELMAN JJ, Meduri CU, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Aortic stenosis in young patients-planning a lifetime of aortic valve disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30093.
    PubMed    


  901. AD N, Gammie JS
    Commentary: Late tricuspid valve insufficiency following mitral valve repair: A marker or a cause for inferior outcome?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30021.
    PubMed    


    December 2019
  902. WU J, Bai HX, Chan L, Su C, et al
    Sublobar resection compared with stereotactic body radiation therapy and ablation for early stage non-small cell lung cancer: A National Cancer Database study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)41497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  903. PETERSEN J, Vettorazzi E, Hakmi S, Alassar Y, et al
    Should concomitant surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation be performed in elderly patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)33107.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2019
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    Long-term outcomes of rigid ring versus De Vega annuloplasty for functional tricuspid regurgitation: A propensity score-matching analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)33963.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  905. LEHMANN S, Jawad K, Dieterlen MT, Hoyer A, et al
    Durability and clinical experience using a bovine pericardial prosthetic aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)33473.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  906. DE MARTINO A, Bortolotti U
    Commentary: In the pursuit of perfect mitral valve repair: A stitch in time saves nine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33487.
    PubMed    


  907. PALEIRON N, Grassin F, Lancelin C, Tromeur C, et al
    Assessment of preoperative noninvasive ventilation before lung cancer surgery: The preOVNI randomized controlled study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)33106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  908. JAZWIEC T, Malinowski M, Ferguson H, Wodarek J, et al
    Effect of variable annular reduction on functional tricuspid regurgitation and right ventricular dynamics in an ovine model of tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)33119.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  909. BURNS DJP, Rapetto F, Angelini GD, Benedetto U, et al
    Body mass index and early outcomes following mitral valve surgery for degenerative disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)33118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  910. PAWALE A, McCarthy PM
    Commentary: Residual mitral regurgitation: The fork in the road.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)33084.
    PubMed    


  911. MENNANDER AA
    Commentary: Two clinical solutions and many molecular options for aortic valve stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)33082.
    PubMed    


  912. ALMASSI GH, Hawkins RB, Bishawi M, Shroyer AL, et al
    New-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation impact on 5-year clinical outcomes and costs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)32774.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  913. MENNANDER AA
    Commentary: Reversibility of aortic valve stenosis?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32751.
    PubMed    


    October 2019
  914. JAWITZ OK, Milano C
    Is it time for the United States to engage in heart transplantation using donation after circulatory death?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)31945.
    PubMed    


  915. HATOUM H, Lilly S, Maureira P, Crestanello J, et al
    The hemodynamics of transcatheter aortic valves in transcatheter aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32354.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  916. YUH DD
    Commentary: Mitral valve re-repair: Rejection of imperfection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)32297.
    PubMed    


  917. IMIELSKI B, Malaisrie SC, Pham DT, Kruse J, et al
    The impact of intraoperative residual mild regurgitation after repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)32244.
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  918. EL-ESHMAWI A, Anyanwu A, Boateng P, Pawale A, et al
    Second crossclamp to perfect degenerative mitral valve repair: Decision-making algorithm, safety, and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)32196.
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  919. FROJD V, Folino G, Jeppsson A, Dellgren G, et al
    Mortality after tricuspid valve procedures: A 27-year, single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32212.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  920. RAJAGOPAL K
    Commentary: Preprocedural diagnostic imaging for transcatheter aortic valve implantation-Videri quam esse.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 8. pii: S0022-5223(19)32152.
    PubMed    


  921. BOJKO M, Eisen H, Vallabhajosyula P
    Reply: Pseudoaneurysm after heart transplantation-Did bicuspid aortopathy contribute?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)31585.
    PubMed    


    September 2019
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    The influence of tricuspid annuloplasty prostheses on ovine annular geometry and kinematics.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)32061.
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    Outcomes of different revascularization strategies among patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes without ST elevation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)32010.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  924. ABBAS AE
    Commentary: Robotic anatomic lung resection: Raising the bar of our expectations in treating lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32045.
    PubMed    


  925. BOOTH K, Dark JH
    Reply: Commentary on do not forget late aneurysm after heart transplantation: More evidence for computed tomography screening.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31586.
    PubMed    


  926. FUKUNAGA N, Rao V
    Do not forget late aortic pseudoaneurysm after heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31593.
    PubMed    


    July 2019
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    Geometric ring annuloplasty for bicuspid aortic valve repair in a child.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)31340.
    PubMed    


    January 2019
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    Commentary: Integrating urgent cardiovascular care delivery-An opportunity for meaningful change and collaboration.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)30251.
    PubMed    


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