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    August 2018
  1. TIAN D, Keshavjee S
    Experience from an American Association for Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Thoracic Surgery Training Fellowship: Lung transplantation in Toronto General Hospital.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:929-930.
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    July 2018
  2. ZILLA P, Bolman RM, Yacoub MH, Beyersdorf F, et al
    The Cape Town Declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(18)31723.
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  3. ANDO M, Hastie J, Takayama H
    Living, and living well, after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)31754.
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  4. WATERFORD SD, Moon MR
    Cardiac surgery comes first!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:3-4.
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    June 2018
  5. MOAZAMI N
    Left ventricular assist device therapy instead of conventional cardiac surgery in high-risk patients: To boldly go where no one has gone before?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)31751.
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  6. RAPETTO F, Bruno VD
    Evaluating outcomes after cardiac surgery: A complex challenge requiring flexibility.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 25. pii: S0022-5223(18)31746.
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  7. HAAVERSTAD R, Eriksen E, Vitale N
    Assessment of coronary lesions by optical coherence tomography: An attempt to improve results of coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 25. pii: S0022-5223(18)31748.
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  8. PULIDO JN
    Noninvasive ventilation and recruitment maneuvers after cardiac surgery: Are we doing enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)31743.
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  9. AN KR, Tam DY, Gaudino MFL, Fremes SE, et al
    Radial arteries for coronary angiography and coronary artery bypass surgery: Are two arteries enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)31733.
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  10. HAGEN JA
    A novel intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomotic technique: Potential benefit for patients undergoing a robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)31737.
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  11. FLORES S, Checchia PA
    Inflammatory and neurohormonal modulation for congenital heart surgery: The quest continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)31725.
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  12. GAUDINO M, Mack MJ, Taggart DP
    Additional arterial conduits in coronary artery bypass surgery: Finally coming of age.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)31263.
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  13. CHANCELLOR WZ, Kron IL
    The rest of the story: Long-term, patient-reported outcomes in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)31529.
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  14. SELLKE N, Kuczmarski A, Lawandy I, Cole VL, et al
    Enhanced coronary arteriolar contraction to vasopressin in patients with diabetes after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)31526.
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  15. HATOUM H, Dollery J, Lilly SM, Crestanello J, et al
    Impact of patient-specific morphologies on sinus flow stasis in transcatheter aortic valve replacement: An in vitro study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)31521.
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  16. SAKO EY
    Coronary artery bypass as a transplant process.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)31500.
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  17. ROCHA RV, Almeida RMS
    Cardiac surgery residency in Brazil: How to deal with the challenges of this unique specialty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)31505.
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  18. MICHLER RE
    Surgical management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting remains controversial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31485.
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  19. RUGE H, Herold U, Lange R
    Stent-graft treatment of an ascending aortic false aneurysm after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31489.
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  20. CYPEL M, Yeung JC, Keshavjee S
    Introducing the concept of semielective lung transplantation through the use of ex vivo lung perfusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31481.
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  21. GLOTZBACH JP, Sharma V, Tonna JE, Pettit JC, et al
    Value-driven cardiac surgery: Achieving "perfect care" after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31470.
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  22. NAIR SK, Sudarshan CD, Thorpe BS, Singh J, et al
    Mini-Stern Trial: A randomized trial comparing mini-sternotomy to full median sternotomy for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31482.
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  23. FRACASSI F, Sugiyama T, Yamamoto E, Ghoshhajra B, et al
    A combined fractional flow reserve and optical coherence tomography approach to guide coronary artery bypass grafting: A pilot study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)31459.
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  24. CUI Y, Qu J, Liang H, Li Z, et al
    Relationship between perioperative N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and maximum inotropic score in children after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2619-2621.
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  25. CANTINOTTI M, Clerico A
    The prognostic role of natriuretic peptides in children undergoing cardiac surgery: Can acute kidney injury affect their accuracy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2617-2618.
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  26. MONAGHAN A, Corno AF
    Potential usefulness of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide level in congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2617.
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  27. IRIBARNE A, DiScipio AW, Leavitt BJ, Baribeau YR, et al
    Comparative effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention in a real-world Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Heart Failure trial population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)31458.
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    May 2018
  28. PAGANI FD
    Right ventricular failure after cardiac surgery: Why can't right ventricular assist device support fix the problem?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)31423.
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  29. ATTARAN S, Weintraub WS, Thourani VH
    Multivessel coronary artery disease and poor left ventricle function: It is consistent and clear, coronary artery bypass grafting wins again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31433.
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  30. ANTUNES MJ
    Is allograft aortic valve replacement still an option? When, which, where?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31430.
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  31. CARRIER M, Lamarche Y
    Are 2 procedures really better than 1 for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft procedure?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31438.
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  32. OMER S
    In matters of the heart, do not neglect the lungs: Influence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease severity on outcomes after off-pump coronary artery bypass graft procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31436.
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  33. HOETZENECKER K, Schwarz S, Muckenhuber M, Benazzo A, et al
    Intraoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and the possibility of postoperative prolongation improve survival in bilateral lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2193-2206.
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  34. VICECONTE M, Rocco IS, Pauletti HO, Vidotto M, et al
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease severity influences outcomes after off-pump coronary artery bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)31231.
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    April 2018
  35. CRESTANELLO JA
    "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated": The appraisal of apicoaortic conduit in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)31045.
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  36. NAPPI F, Nenna A, Petitti T, Spadaccio C, et al
    Long-term outcome of cryopreserved allograft for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31020.
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  37. HE D, Aggarwal N, Zurakowski D, Jonas RA, et al
    Lower risk of postoperative arrhythmias in congenital heart surgery following intraoperative administration of magnesium.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31027.
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  38. HOFFMANN T, Assmann A, Dierksen A, Roussel E, et al
    A role for very low-dose recombinant activated factor VII in refractory bleeding after cardiac surgery: Lessons from an observational study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31019.
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  39. YASUDA T, Shiraishi O, Iwama M, Makino T, et al
    Novel esophageal reconstruction technique via transmediastinal route from posterior to anterior mediastinum after esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30984.
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  40. BOZINOVSKI J
    To redo, or not redo, that is the question: The hazard from redo mitral valve replacement in patients considering transmitral valve-in-valve procedures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30971.
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  41. UEKI C, Miyata H, Motomura N, Sakata R, et al
    Off-pump technique reduces surgical mortality after elective coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with preoperative renal failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30934.
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  42. LOBDELL KW, Parker DM, Likosky DS, Rezaee M, et al
    Preoperative serum ST2 level predicts acute kidney injury after adult cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30940.
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  43. NAIR AG, Oladunjoye OO, Trenor CC 3rd, LaRonde M, et al
    An anticoagulation protocol for use after congenital cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)30930.
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  44. KAYAWAKE H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Aoyama A, Motoyama H, et al
    Surgical management of bronchial stumps in lobar lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(17)32854.
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  45. EJIOFOR JI, Hirji SA, Ramirez-Del Val F, Norman AV, et al
    Outcomes of repeat mitral valve replacement in patients with prior mitral surgery: A benchmark for transcatheter approaches.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)30909.
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  46. ZAKKAR M, Angelini GD
    Preoperative renal impairment and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: The jury is still out.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(18)30925.
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  47. CHAN T, Barrett CS, Tjoeng YL, Wilkes J, et al
    Racial variations in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use following congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)30911.
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  48. OLADUNJOYE OO, Sleeper LA, Nair AG, Trenor CC 3rd, et al
    Partial thromboplastin time is more predictive of bleeding than anti-Xa levels in heparinized pediatric patients after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30892.
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  49. LAPAR DJ, Hawkins RB, McMurry TL, Isbell JM, et al
    Preoperative anemia versus blood transfusion: Which is the culprit for worse outcomes in cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30890.
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  50. SAKATA T, Mogi K, Sakurai M, Nomura A, et al
    Effect of tricuspid annuloplasty concomitant with left heart surgery on right heart geometry and function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)30882.
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  51. JOYCE DL, Li Z, Edwards LB, Kobashigawa JA, et al
    Predicting 1-year cardiac transplantation survival using a donor-recipient risk-assessment tool.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1580-1590.
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  52. MAXIMUS S, Milliken JC, Danielsen B, Shemin R, et al
    Implementation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in California: Influence on aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1447-1456.
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    March 2018
  53. SI MS
    Resource use in neonatal cardiac surgery: Lacking details.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)30594.
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  54. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Mascio CE
    Ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to cardiac transplant: A step in the right direction?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)30836.
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  55. YE J
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for isolated aortic regurgitation is coming!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30817.
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  56. RAFFINI L, Massicotte MP
    Finding the sweet spot: Titrating unfractionated heparin in children after cardiac surgery to prevent thrombosis and minimize bleeding.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30822.
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  57. NESBITT JC, Michaud NM, Brakebill A, Deppen SA, et al
    Month-long cardiac surgery boot camp: A proposal to jumpstart resident training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30827.
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  58. BRYANT R 3RD
    Shedding light on racial variations in the outcomes of congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30824.
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  59. RAJA S, Bribriesco AC, Sanaka MR
    Is less really more? Endoscopic mucosal resection versus esophagectomy for submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(18)30809.
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  60. NELSON DB, Dhupar R, Katkhuda R, Correa A, et al
    Outcomes after endoscopic mucosal resection or esophagectomy for submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30730.
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  61. BAKAEEN FG, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB, Gillinov AM, et al
    The father of coronary artery bypass grafting: Rene Favaloro and the 50th anniversary of coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30710.
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  62. PEREZ-GRANDA MJ, Barrio JM, Hortal J, Burillo A, et al
    Impact of selective digestive decontamination without systemic antibiotics in a major heart surgery intensive care unit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30725.
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  63. SCHWANN TA, Ramia PS, Habib JR, Engoren MC, et al
    Effectiveness of radial artery-based multiarterial coronary artery bypass grafting: Role of body habitus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30712.
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  64. YANAGAWA B, Graham MM, Afilalo J, Hassan A, et al
    Frailty as a risk predictor in cardiac surgery: Beyond the eyeball test.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30704.
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  65. BUTT JH, Sorensen R, Back C, Olsen PS, et al
    Short- and long-term cause of death in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass grafting: A nationwide cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30719.
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  66. PEDROZA AJ, Brewer ZE, Lee AM
    Emergency valve-sparing aortic root replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting for giant left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm presenting as acute coronary syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30699.
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  67. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Dobbels F, Hermans G
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation is about more than just surviving.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30630.
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  68. KRAHENBUHL SM, Gonzalez M, Aubert JD, Tamm M, et al
    Management of bilateral necrotizing bronchial dehiscence after a double lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30611.
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  69. OTANI S, Kurosaki T, Sugimoto S, Yamane M, et al
    Unilateral lung transplantation using intact bilateral upper lobes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30623.
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  70. KIRKLIN JK
    The stiff heart: Can we more safely navigate heart surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30599.
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  71. RAM E, Goldenberg I, Kassif Y, Segev A, et al
    Comparison of patients with multivessel disease treated at centers with and without on-site cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:865-873.
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  72. CAMERON RB
    Confusion still exists regarding postoperative delirium and its etiology after esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1331-1332.
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  73. JONAS RA
    Early mortality is inherently inaccurate as a quality marker for congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1197.
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  74. KIM DS, Li YK, Kim JH, Bergquist CS, et al
    Autosomal dominant mannose-binding lectin deficiency is associated with worse neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infants.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1139-1147.
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  75. BIANCHI CF
    Working toward an evidence-based cutoff recommendation for myocardial infarction detection after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1055.
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    February 2018
  76. D'AMBRA MN
    Rapid deployment aortic valve replacement devices: Too many unanswered questions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)30584.
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  77. SARAN N, Locker C, Said SM, Daly RC, et al
    Current trends in bilateral internal thoracic artery use for coronary revascularization: Extending benefit to high-risk patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)30400.
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  78. DI MAURO M, Lorusso R
    Time is your best friend, but it soon becomes your worst enemy: The conflict of venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)30255.
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  79. KOLAITIS NA, Soong A, Shrestha P, Zhuo H, et al
    Improvement in patient-reported outcomes after lung transplantation is not impacted by the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)30575.
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  80. BARAN C, Durdu MS, Gumus F, Cakici M, et al
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement with concomitant valvular surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)30407.
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  81. JOHNSON JT, Wilkes JF, Menon SC, Tani LY, et al
    Admission to dedicated pediatric cardiac intensive care units is associated with decreased resource use in neonatal cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)30411.
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  82. CARRIER M, Bouchard D
    Rapid-deployment bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement; There is a flag on the field!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30294.
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  83. RANKIN JS, Roberts HG, Badhwar V
    Atrial fibrillation and coronary artery bypass grafting: The question is no longer why, but why not?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30381.
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  84. PULIDO JN
    Redefining kidney disease progression after cardiac surgery: Now what?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30383.
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  85. MIZUGUCHI KA, Huang CC, Shempp I, Wang J, et al
    Predicting kidney disease progression in patients with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30399.
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  86. LIU H, Yang Y, Wang W, Zhu D, et al
    Transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic regurgitation with a second-generation heart valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30367.
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  87. JOYCE DL, Lahr BD, Maltais S, Said SM, et al
    Integration of simulation components enhances team training in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30345.
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  88. SOHN SH, Jang MJ, Hwang HY, Kim KH, et al
    Rapid deployment or sutureless versus conventional bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30364.
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  89. BISWAS ROY S, Elnahas S, Serrone R, Haworth C, et al
    Early fundoplication is associated with slower decline in lung function after lung transplantation in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30357.
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  90. TOLIS G JR., Spencer PJ, Bloom JP, Melnitchouk S, et al
    Teaching operative cardiac surgery in the era of increasing patient complexity: Can it still be done?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30068.
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  91. CHIARIELLO GA, Villa E, Messina A, Troise G, et al
    Dislocation of a sutureless prosthesis after type I bicuspid aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30336.
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  92. MALAISRIE SC, McCarthy PM, Kruse J, Matsouaka R, et al
    Burden of preoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 9. pii: S0022-5223(18)30312.
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  93. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Transcatheter mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral annular calcification: Pushing the limits to the sky.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30290.
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  94. TAM DY, Hughes A, Fremes SE, Youn S, et al
    A cost-utility analysis of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement for the treatment of aortic stenosis in the population with intermediate surgical risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30073.
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  95. YOUNG C, Laufer G, Kocher A, Solinas M, et al
    One-year outcomes after rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:575-585.
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  96. JACOB KA, Suyker WJL
    Cardiac surgery in patients with a porcelain aorta.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:531-532.
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  97. SCHAHEEN LW, D'Cunha J
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in lung transplantation: No longer a four-letter word.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30251.
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    February 2017
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    Preserving the V-engine shape of the left ventricle with Melody mitral valve replacement in small children.
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  294. DE MELO BEZERRA CAVALCANTE CT, Castelo Branco KM, Pinto Junior VC, Meneses GC, et al
    Syndecan-1 improves severe acute kidney injury prediction after pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:178-186.
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  295. LEHR EJ
    Blazing the trail for robot-assisted cardiac surgery.
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  296. RODRIGUEZ E, Nifong LW, Bonatti J, Casula R, et al
    Pathway for surgeons and programs to establish and maintain a successful robot-assisted adult cardiac surgery program.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:9-13.
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  297. FISCHLEIN T, Dell'Aquila AM, Santarpino G
    Technical changes in the implant of sutureless aortic valves: The sense of being pioneers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:288.
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  298. ROBBINS J, Gelfand E
    In Memoriam: Robert L. Berger, 1930-2016.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:287-8.
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  299. MOSCA RS
    Cardiopulmonary bypass, cardioplegia, confocal inspection...?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:203-4.
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  300. BRADLEY SM
    The Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial: The data goes public.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:195-6.
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  301. MAH DY, Cheng H, Alexander ME, Sleeper L, et al
    Heart block following stage 1 palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:189-94.
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  302. MAGRUDER JT, Young A, Grimm JC, Conte JV, et al
    Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting: Does graft configuration affect outcome?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:120-7.
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  303. ONAITIS MW, Salama J
    Surgery versus stereotactic body radiation therapy for operable stage I non-small cell lung cancer: Can we achieve equipoise?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1-2.
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  304. DEB S, Fremes SE
    Using bilateral internal thoracic arteries-just do it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:128-30.
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  305. BENEDETTO U, Altman DG, Gerry S, Gray A, et al
    Pedicled and skeletonized single and bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts and the incidence of sternal wound complications: Insights from the Arterial Revascularization Trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:270-6.
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  306. WALSH GL
    Pancreatic cancer patients and thoracic surgeons: Could/should their clinic templates ever overlap?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:83-4.
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  307. WALKER JD
    Management of sternal complications: Adding to the armamentarium.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:269.
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  308. KANNAN RY
    The internal mammary artery perforator flap and its subtypes in the reconstruction of median sternotomy wounds.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:264-8.
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  309. ANDERSEN ND
    Certification in cardiothoracic surgical critical care: A distinction for some or for all?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:37-8.
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  310. YANO M, Moriyama S, Haneda H, Nakanishi R, et al
    Thymectomy using the subxiphoid approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:278-9.
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  311. GAFFEY AC, Doll SL, Thomasson AM, Venkataraman C, et al
    Transplantation of "high-risk" donor hearts: Implications for infection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:213-20.
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  312. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:218-20.
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  313. SHERIF HM
    Cardiothoracic surgical critical care certification: A future of distinction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:34-6.
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    June 2016
  314. BENEDETTO U, Caputo M, Vohra H, Davies A, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with actively treated diabetes and multivessel coronary disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(16)30668.
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  315. MAZZEFFI MA, Sanchez PG, Herr D, Krause E, et al
    Outcomes of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation for refractory cardiac arrest in adult cardiac surgery patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 23. pii: S0022-5223(16)30644.
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  316. MAJORS J, Zhuge Y, Eubanks JW 3rd, Weksler B, et al
    Minimally invasive esophagectomy in a 6-year-old girl for the sequelae of corrosive esophagitis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)30565.
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  317. VON HEYMANN C, Kaufner L, Sander M, Spies C, et al
    Does the severity of preoperative anemia or blood transfusion have a stronger impact on long-term survival after cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)30564.
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  318. CLARKE NS, Murthy R, Guleserian KJ
    Scimitar syndrome with atrial fibrillation: Repair in an adult.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(16)30536.
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  319. ALSOUFI B
    Is there a limit to how far we should push the envelope in pediatric cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(16)30484.
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  320. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1744.
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  321. VALLABHAJOSYULA P, Kramer M, Lazar S, McCarthy F, et al
    Lower-extremity complications with femoral extracorporeal life support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1738-44.
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  322. GLAUBER M, Lio A, Miceli A
    Sutureless technology for aortic valve replacement: Looking beyond crossclamp time.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1637-8.
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  323. BOTT MJ, Patel AP, Verma V, Crabtree TD, et al
    Patterns of care in hilar node-positive (N1) non-small cell lung cancer: A missed treatment opportunity?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1549-1558.
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  324. WINGER DG, Nason KS
    Propensity-score analysis in thoracic surgery: When, why, and an introduction to how.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1484-7.
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  325. TRUSTY PM, Restrepo M, Kanter KR, Yoganathan AP, et al
    A pulsatile hemodynamic evaluation of the commercially available bifurcated Y-graft Fontan modification and comparison with the lateral tunnel and extracardiac conduits.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1529-36.
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  326. OKAMOTO Y, Yamamoto K, Asami F, Kimura M, et al
    Early and midterm outcomes of triple patch technique for postinfarction ventricular septal defects.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1711-6.
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  327. FRASER CD
    Becoming a congenital heart surgeon in the current era: Realistic expectations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1496-7.
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  328. ANAGNOSTOPOULOS PV
    A proposed modification of the arterial switch operation: When better may not be the enemy of good.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e93-4.
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  329. KAZA AK
    Techniques to aid pulmonary valve preservation during repair of tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1759.
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  330. NAKAJIMA T, Tachibana K, Takagi N, Ito T, et al
    Histomorphologic superiority of internal thoracic arteries over right gastroepiploic arteries for coronary bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1704-8.
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  331. VIDA VL, Zucchetta F, Stellin G
    Pulmonary valve-sparing techniques during repair of tetralogy of Fallot: The delamination plasty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1757-8.
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  332. SUGIMOTO M, Saiki H, Tamai A, Seki M, et al
    Ventricular fibrogenesis activity assessed by serum levels of procollagen type III N-terminal amino peptide during the staged Fontan procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1518-26.
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  333. SHAPIRA OM, Sahar G, Raanani E
    Cardiothoracic surgery training in Israel: A critical look at the past, aiming for a better future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1508-15.
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  334. AYDIN SI, Duffy M, Rodriguez D, Rycus PT, et al
    Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for patients with single-ventricle anatomy: A registry report.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1730-6.
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  335. BLACK MC, Slaughter MS
    Proactive or reactive? Best approach to limb ischemia in peripheral venoarterial extracorporeal life support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1745-6.
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  336. WHITSON BA, Lima B
    Surgery for acquired cardiac disease: An evolving paradigm with a promising future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1466-9.
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  337. OKEREKE IC, Cassivi SD, Moon MR
    Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Joel D. Cooper.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1440-3.
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  338. KLAPPER JA
    The necessity of self-promotion: A key component to early practice building.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1462-4.
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  339. SHAO W, Shen J, Ying W, He J, et al
    Mediastinoscopic tracheal resection and reconstruction under spontaneous-breathing anesthesia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e105-7.
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  340. AL-RADI OO
    Aortic ring autograft for reconstruction of the neo-pulmonary root in the arterial switch operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e89-91.
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    May 2016
  341. BATH S, Lines J, Loeffler AM, Malhotra A, et al
    Impact of standardization of antimicrobial prophylaxis duration in pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 10. pii: S0022-5223(16)30312.
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  342. NAMACHIVAYAM SP, d'Udekem Y, Millar J, Cheung MM, et al
    Survival status and functional outcome of children who required prolonged intensive care after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 10. pii: S0022-5223(16)30310.
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  343. LIBERMAN L, Silver ES, Chai PJ, Anderson BR, et al
    Incidence and characteristics of heart block after heart surgery in pediatric patients: A multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(16)30104.
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  344. MAMOUN NF, Lin P, Zimmerman NM, Mascha EJ, et al
    Intravenous acetaminophen analgesia after cardiac surgery: A randomized, blinded, controlled superiority trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 5. pii: S0022-5223(16)30292.
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  345. SHAH PR, Butterworth JF 4th
    Adverse outcomes from reoperation after cardiac surgery: There's more to it than blood.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 4. pii: S0022-5223(16)30293.
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  346. DAVIES RR
    Perventricular repair of ventricular septal defects: Specific techniques have specific risks.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e87-8.
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  347. DEB S, Fremes SE
    An arterial faceoff classic: The "T off" between the right internal thoracic and radial arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1320-2.
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  348. WILLIAMS MR, Koeckert MS, Grossi EA
    Rethinking the gold standard for correction of paravalvular leak.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1267-8.
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  349. ALSOUFI B, McCracken C, Schlosser B, Sachdeva R, et al
    Outcomes of multistage palliation of infants with functional single ventricle and heterotaxy syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1369-77.
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  350. HANSEN JH, Rotermann I, Logoteta J, Jung O, et al
    Neurodevelopmental outcome in hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Impact of perioperative cerebral tissue oxygenation of the Norwood procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1358-66.
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  351. KUMAR TK, Knott-Craig CJ
    Rare life-threatening complication of device closure of ventricular septal defect in a child.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e85-6.
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  352. POWER JA, Thompson DV, Rayarao G, Doyle M, et al
    Cardiac magnetic resonance radiofrequency tissue tagging for diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis: A proof of concept study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1348-55.
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  353. PEVNI D, Mohr R, Paz Y, Kramer A, et al
    Long-term outcome of revascularization with composite T-grafts: Is bilateral mammary grafting better than single mammary and radial artery grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1311-9.
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  354. BOUHOUT I, Mazine A, Ghoneim A, Millan X, et al
    Long-term results after surgical treatment of paravalvular leak in the aortic and mitral position.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1260-6.
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    April 2016
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    Atrial arrhythmias after lung transplantation: Incidence and risk factors in 652 lung transplant recipients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 29. pii: S0022-5223(16)30284.
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  356. GARCIA GIGORRO R, Renes Carreno E, Mayordomo S, Marin H, et al
    Evaluation of right ventricular function after cardiac surgery: The importance of tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion and right ventricular ejection fraction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 19. pii: S0022-5223(16)30131.
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  357. BALZER F, von Heymann C, Boyle EM, Wernecke KD, et al
    Impact of retained blood requiring reintervention on outcomes after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 14. pii: S0022-5223(16)30109.
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  358. LOCKER C, Schaff HV, Daly RC, Dearani JA, et al
    Multiple arterial grafts improve survival with coronary artery bypass graft surgery versus conventional coronary artery bypass grafting compared with percutaneous coronary interventions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(16)30112.
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  359. LANCKOHR C, Horn D, Voeller S, Hempel G, et al
    Pharmacokinetic characteristics and microbiologic appropriateness of cefazolin for perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in elective cardiac surgery.
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  360. ROSEN JE, Salazar MC, Wang Z, Yu JB, et al
    Lobectomy versus stereotactic body radiotherapy in healthy patients with stage I lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr 7. pii: S0022-5223(16)30035.
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  361. FINLEY C
    The effect of surgeon volume on procedure selection in non-small cell lung cancer surgeries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1219.
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  362. BACIWEICZ FA JR
    Surgeon volume and procedure selection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1218-9.
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  363. MOKADAM NA
    The evidence is suspect.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1216.
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  364. ALMASSI GH, Shroyer AL, Bakaeen FG
    A victory for all Halstedians: Evidence supporting cardiac surgical residents training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1215-6.
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  365. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Nelson TJ
    Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: What's next?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:909-10.
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  366. MCCARTHY PM
    A new approach: Ischemic mitral regurgitation guidelines by and for surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:957-8.
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  367. KRON IL, Acker MA, Adams DH, Ailawadi G, et al
    2015 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Consensus Guidelines: Ischemic mitral valve regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:940-56.
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  368. BLOSSIER JD, Bouchard D, Michler RE, Perrault LP, et al
    Identifying patients who benefit from restrictive annuloplasty in ischemic mitral regurgitation: An elusive yet essential quest! Toward a patient-tailored approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:906-8.
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  369. DEVANEY EJ
    The total artificial heart in pediatrics: Expanding the repertoire.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e73-4.
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  370. SVENSSON LG, Gillinov AM, Weisel RD, Keshavjee S, et al
    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Consensus Guidelines: Reasons and purpose.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:935-9.
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  371. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1107-10.
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  372. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1039-42.
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  373. MAXIMUS S, Milliken JC, Danielsen B, Khan J, et al
    Defining operative mortality: Impact on outcome reporting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1101-7.
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  374. DECAMPLI WM
    Benchtop hemodynamic studies of transcatheter valves: Has the horse come after the cart?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1060-1.
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  375. ODELL DD
    The view from the other side of the table: Beginning a practice in academic thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:924-5.
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  376. RAJA S, Blackstone EH, Murthy SC
    Caught between a rock and a hard place: Venous thromboembolism screening in high-risk patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1000-1.
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  377. BOYD JH
    FFR 4 CABG: More than a vanity plate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:933-4.
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  378. DAVID EA, Nasir BS
    Transition to practice, lessons learned: Academic general thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:920-4.
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  379. KURLANSKY P
    Preoperative PFTs: The answer is blowing in the wind.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:918-9.
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  380. TREASURE T, Nashef S
    The perils of the body count.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1110-1.
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  381. SAKO EY
    Will the leaking stop?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1043.
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  382. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1179-80.
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  383. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:988-9.
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  384. FERNANDEZ FG
    Too big, too small, or just right.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1170.
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  385. FERNANDEZ FG
    Postoperative atrial arrhythmias: Where do we go from here?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:990-1.
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  386. GIAMBRONE GP, Wu X, Gaber-Baylis LK, Bhat AU, et al
    Incidence and implications of postoperative supraventricular tachycardia after pulmonary lobectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:982-8.
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  387. STANSFIELD WE
    Multidisciplinary risk assessment and treatment: The evolution of triage.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e64-5.
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  388. LEE M, Rao V
    Historical Perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Fredrick G. Kergin, MD (1907-1974).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:903-5.
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  389. JASSAR AS, Vallabhajosyula P, Bavaria JE, Gutsche J, et al
    Direct innominate artery cannulation: An alternate technique for antegrade cerebral perfusion during aortic hemiarch reconstruction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1073-8.
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  390. KONHEIM JA, Kon ZN, Pasrija C, Luo Q, et al
    Predictive equations for lung volumes from computed tomography for size matching in pulmonary transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1163-9.
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  391. AGZARIAN J, Hanna WC, Schneider L, Schieman C, et al
    Postdischarge venous thromboembolic complications following pulmonary oncologic resection: An underdetected problem.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:992-9.
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  392. SI MS, Pagani FD, Haft JW
    Use of the total artificial heart as a bridge to transplant in a 13-year-old with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e71-3.
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  393. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1143-4.
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  394. IVANOV A, Yossef J, Tailon J, Worku BM, et al
    Do pulmonary function tests improve risk stratification before cardiothoracic surgery?
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  395. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1121-3.
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  396. YEREBAKAN C, Valeske K, Elmontaser H, Yoruker U, et al
    Hybrid therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Myth, alternative, or standard?
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  397. KIM DS, Kim JH, Burt AA, Crosslin DR, et al
    Burden of potentially pathologic copy number variants is higher in children with isolated congenital heart disease and significantly impairs covariate-adjusted transplant-free survival.
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  398. CRESTANELLO JA
    What's in a word?: The importance of data to support a precise definition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1189-90.
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  399. HU S, Feng W
    The sooner the better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e63-4.
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  400. MOSCA RS
    Hybrid therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Myth, alternative, or standard--neither Minotaur nor Midas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1123-5.
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  401. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1022-3.
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  402. BORRHOMEE S, Lenoir M, Gouton M, Fadel E, et al
    Syncope caused by right ventricular obstruction by pectus excavatum.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e67-9.
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  403. LEE TM, Bacha EA
    Copy number variants in congenital heart disease: A new risk factor impacting outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1152-3.
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    March 2016
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    The risk and extent of neurologic events are equivalent for high-risk patients treated with transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00433.
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  405. DAVID TE
    Mitral valve repair: Is the cheese factory moving?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(16)00399.
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  406. BARILI F, Seccareccia F, Parolari A
    OPCAB versus conventional CABG: What we learn today will help addressing the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:894-5.
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  407. LEE R
    Missing the forest for the trees.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:894.
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  408. YILDIRIM V, Ozkan G, Doganci S
    Cardioprotective effect of propofol cannot be extrapolated from the placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:891.
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  409. NAUNHEIM KS
    The evolution of surgical mentorship, or 10 pounds of potatoes in a 5-pound bag.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:645-6.
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  410. BACKER CL, Jacobs ML
    Fontan at 40: Midlife crisis?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:621-2.
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  411. NGUYEN TC
    Maintaining (not just achieving) optimal patient outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:655-6.
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  412. CHIKWE J
    Niche generation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:640-1.
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  413. HALLER C, Coles JG
    The missing piece of the puzzle?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e53-4.
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  414. CONTE JV
    Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Floyd D. Loop (1936-2015).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:607-9.
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  415. DECAMPLI WM
    Tetralogy of Fallot and the rubber heart model: Does the rubber meet the road?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:695-6.
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  416. TSAI PI, Helsel BS
    How to build effective mentor-mentee relationships: Role of the mentee.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:642-4.
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  417. TANG D, Yang C, del Nido PJ, Zuo H, et al
    Mechanical stress is associated with right ventricular response to pulmonary valve replacement in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:687-94.
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  418. RAVISHANKAR C, Gerstenberger E, Sleeper LA, Atz AM, et al
    Factors affecting Fontan length of stay: Results from the Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:669-75.
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  419. HALLER C
    Taking care all along the way.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:685-6.
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  420. KUTTY SS, Zhang M, Danford DA, Hasan R, et al
    Hepatic stiffness in the bidirectional cavopulmonary circulation: The Liver Adult-Pediatric-Congenital-Heart-Disease Dysfunction Study group.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:678-84.
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  421. JAQUISS RD
    The Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial: The gift that keeps on giving.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:676-7.
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  422. MOSCA RS
    Pulmonary valve replacement after repair of tetralogy of Fallot: Evolving strategies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:623-5.
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  423. KIM S, Idowu O, Palmer B, Lee SH, et al
    Use of transthoracic cryoanalgesia during the Nuss procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:887-8.
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  424. FUKUHARA S, Takeda K, Polanco AR, Takayama H, et al
    Prolonged continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support and posttransplantation outcomes: A new challenge.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:872-80.
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  425. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:750-1.
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  426. PAKNIKAR R, Friedman J, Cron D, Deeb GM, et al
    Psoas muscle size as a frailty measure for open and transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:745-51.
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  427. WANG X, Berry MF
    Risk calculators are useful but....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:706-7.
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  428. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:771-4.
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  429. SVENSSON LG, Pillai ST, Rajeswaran J, Desai MY, et al
    Long-term survival, valve durability, and reoperation for 4 aortic root procedures combined with ascending aorta replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:764-71.
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  430. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:822-3.
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  431. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:868-9.
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  432. HIRATZKA LF, O'Keefe KL
    Mom or Dad.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:752-3.
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  433. GROCOTT HP
    Delirium after aortic replacement: A transvalvular approach is no panacea.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:823-4.
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  434. GIRARDI LN
    Getting in the zone.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:775-6.
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  435. MUNIAPPAN A
    Ischemia reperfusion induced acute lung injury: Using everything and the kitchen sink.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:870-1.
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  436. ANDERSEN ND
    Active clearance technology to maintain chest tube patency: Practical, innovative, unproven.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:839-40.
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  437. SANCHETI M
    Freeze the pain away: The role of cryoanalgesia during a Nuss procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:889-90.
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  438. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:724.
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  439. GINSBURG ME, Thomashow BM, Bulman WA, Jellen PA, et al
    The safety, efficacy, and durability of lung-volume reduction surgery: A 10-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:717-24.
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  440. BROWN LM
    "Moving right along" after lung resection, but the data suggest "not so fast".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:715-6.
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  441. MEHAFFEY JH, Kron IL
    How much is enough to warrant prophylactic tricuspid repair?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:796-7.
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  442. CERFOLIO RJ
    Hey, pulmonologists and family doctors, please read me and see the data--It is a brave new world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:725.
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  443. PICCARDO A, Blossier JD, Le Guyader A, Orsel I, et al
    Fate of aortic bioprostheses: An 18-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:754-61.
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  444. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:741-2.
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  445. DE VARENNES B, Lachapelle K, Cecere R, Szczepkowski I, et al
    North American single-center experience with a sutureless aortic bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:735-42.
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  446. SIRCH J, Ledwon M, Puski T, Boyle EM, et al
    Active clearance of chest drainage catheters reduces retained blood.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:832-8.
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  447. MALTAIS S
    Damned if you do or damned if you don't: Should heart allocation policy change for patients receiving prolonged durable mechanical support?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:881-2.
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  448. GLEASON TG
    The sutureless valve redux: Innovation or hype?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:743-4.
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  449. FIORE JF JR, Bejjani J, Conrad K, Niculiseanu P, et al
    Systematic review of the influence of enhanced recovery pathways in elective lung resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:708-15.
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    February 2016
  450. ROCCO G, Nason K, Brunelli A, Varela G, et al
    Management of stage IIIA (N2) non-small cell lung cancer: A transatlantic perspective.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(16)00185.
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  451. OGAWA T, Onoe M, Moriwaki S, Shioji K, et al
    Aortic valve replacement with a 17-mm mechanical prosthesis in octogenarian or older patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(16)00301.
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  452. RAANANI E
    Can the art of mitral valve repair become completely standardized?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00199.
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  453. PIERCE EL, Gentile J, Siefert AW, Gorman RC, et al
    Real-time recording of annuloplasty suture dehiscence reveals a potential mechanism for dehiscence cascade.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00208.
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  454. WANG W
    Considerations for the success of topical amiodarone to prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:600-1.
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  455. BEAU J, Kulik A
    Topical amiodarone to prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation: Need for further study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:600.
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  456. DINGA MADOU I, Callender GG, Kim AW
    Something old, something new: Marrying 2 approaches to resect an ectopic parathyroid adenoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e33-4.
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  457. WAGNER FM, Reichenspurner H
    Ex vivo lung perfusion: The magic bullet to cure sick donor lungs?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:547-8.
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  458. HAN J, Takeda K, Takayama H, Kurlansky PA, et al
    Durability and clinical impact of tricuspid valve procedures in patients receiving a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:520-527.
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  459. WALTHER RE, Weisel RD
    Journal changes and initiatives.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:328-9.
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  460. DARK JH
    What's new in pulmonary transplantation: Finding the right lung for every patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:315-6.
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  461. GLEASON T, LeMaire SA, Martens A, Chen EP, et al
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:336-8.
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  462. DEWEY T, Whitman G
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:585-6.
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  463. EMANI S, Brown J
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:439-41.
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  464. MERY CM, Guzman-Pruneda FA, De Leon LE, Zhang W, et al
    Risk factors for development of endocarditis and reintervention in patients undergoing right ventricle to pulmonary artery valved conduit placement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:432-9.
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  465. SUNDT TM
    Decisions, decisions: Chocolate, vanilla, or something else?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:339-40.
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  466. LEVIN AP, Jaramillo N, Garan AR, Takeda K, et al
    Outcomes of contemporary mechanical circulatory support device configurations in patients with severe biventricular failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:530-5.
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  467. GALANTOWICZ M, Yates AR
    Improved outcomes with the comprehensive stage 2 procedure after an initial hybrid stage 1.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:424-9.
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  468. MOFFATT-BRUCE S, Bacchetta M, Cypel M
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:566-7.
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  469. FLORES RM
    The mesothelioma surgery shift.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:485-6.
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  470. RICE D, Sugarbaker D, Flores R, Harpole D, et al
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:473-5.
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  471. DE PERROT M, Feld R, Leighl NB, Hope A, et al
    Accelerated hemithoracic radiation followed by extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:468-73.
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  472. FLORES RM
    Pleurectomy decortication for mesothelioma: The procedure of choice when possible.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:310-2.
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  473. LIN J
    Something borrowed, something blue: A gift for the bride with everything, including an ectopic parathyroid adenoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e35-6.
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  474. WHITSON BA
    The devil is in the details.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:320-1.
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  475. BATIREL HF, Metintas M, Caglar HB, Ak G, et al
    Adoption of pleurectomy and decortication for malignant mesothelioma leads to similar survival as extrapleural pneumonectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:478-84.
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  476. MELVAN JN, Halkos ME
    Multidisciplinary motion economy in the cardiothoracic intensive care unit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:319-20.
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  477. ALSOUFI B
    Right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduits: Do we really have an option?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:442-3.
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  478. MOFFATT-BRUCE SD
    Is complex concomitant surgery justified or does it simply support guard rails?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:568-9.
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  479. GANDHI SK
    Hybridizing the hybrid procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:430-1.
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  480. KURLANSKY P
    Preoperative carotid ultrasound through the looking glass: Curiouser and curiouser!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:410-1.
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  481. RUSCH VW, Rimner A, Adusumilli PS
    SMART or simply bold?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:476-7.
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  482. HAFT JW
    Going the distance with success: An attempted argument that less is not always more.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:528-9.
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  483. MACGILLIVRAY TE, Sundt T, Almassi GH, Pomar JL, et al
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:408-9.
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  484. BERNAL JM, Mestres CA
    Epicardial adipose hypertrophy: The Phantom of the Opera.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e31-2.
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  485. ANDROPOULOS DB, Fraser CD Jr
    Antithrombin levels during pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass: Key to changing a decades-old paradigm for anticoagulation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:305-6.
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  486. MANLHIOT C, Gruenwald CE, Holtby HM, Brandao LR, et al
    Challenges with heparin-based anticoagulation during cardiopulmonary bypass in children: Impact of low antithrombin activity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:444-50.
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  487. VASSILEVA CM
    Minimally invasive mitral repair: The cost is the same, but what is the price?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:389-90.
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  488. WELKE KF
    How much will the data allow us to know?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:466-7.
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  489. TREASURE T
    What is the best approach for surgery of malignant pleural mesothelioma? It is to put our efforts into obtaining trustworthy evidence for practice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:307-9.
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  490. COSELLI JS
    It's time to get to the root of things.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:291-3.
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  491. DEANDA A JR, Lawton JS
    Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: William Elias Adams, MD (May 1, 1902-November 25, 1973).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:287-90.
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  492. MOSHKOVITZ Y, Raanani E
    The art of saphenous vein grafting and patency maintenance.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:300-2.
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  493. HANNA JM, Keenan JE, Wang H, Andersen ND, et al
    Use of human fibrinogen concentrate during proximal aortic reconstruction with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:376-82.
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  494. SMAIL H, Baciu A, Dacher JN, Litzler PY, et al
    Surgical resection of circumferential epicardial adipose tissue hypertrophy: Case report and systematic review of the literature.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e27-30.
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  495. KRUPNICK A, Cypel M, Keshavjee S
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:546.
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  496. WAGNER CE, Pope NH, Charles EJ, Huerter ME, et al
    Ex vivo lung perfusion with adenosine A2A receptor agonist allows prolonged cold preservation of lungs donated after cardiac death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:538-45.
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    January 2016
  497. KIM JB, Ejiofor JI, Yammine M, Camuso JM, et al
    Are homografts superior to conventional prosthetic valves in the setting of infective endocarditis involving the aortic valve?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(16)00171.
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  498. ANTUNES MJ
    Pulmonary hypertension in valve disease: A beast of the past?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(16)00165.
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  499. BROTHERS JA, Kim TS, Fogel MA, Whitehead KK, et al
    Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging characterizes stenosis, perfusion, and fibrosis preoperatively and postoperatively in children with anomalous coronary arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 14. pii: S0022-5223(16)00039.
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  500. MELBY SJ
    Searching for minimally invasive aortic valve surgery that can compete with a transcatheter approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 14. pii: S0022-5223(16)00031.
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  501. D'ONOFRIO A, Salizzoni S, Rubino AS, Besola L, et al
    The rise of new technologies for aortic valve stenosis: A comparison of sutureless and transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(15)02347.
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  502. WINTERS A, Forcillo J, Thourani VH
    Robotic transcatheter aortic valve replacement with magnetic resonance imaging is feasible in animal models, but is it feasible in patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(16)00010.
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  503. PAPARELLA D, Di Mauro M, Worms KB, Bolotin G, et al
    Antiplatelet versus oral anticoagulant therapy as antithrombotic prophylaxis after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jan 5. pii: S0022-5223(15)02530.
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    December 2015
  504. YANG CJ, Kumar A, Gulack BC, Mulvihill MS, et al
    Long-term outcomes after lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer when unsuspected pN2 disease is found: A National Cancer Data Base analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 21. pii: S0022-5223(15)02522.
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  505. DOENST T, Schulze PC
    The "minimalist approach" for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Should we land at an airport without a fire department?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 15. pii: S0022-5223(15)02394.
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  506. CONTE J
    Magnetic resonance imaging is the future of transcatheter aortic valve replacement implantation ... and always will be.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02379.
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  507. BASMADJIAN L, Basmadjian AJ, Stevens LM, Mongeon FP, et al
    Early results of extra-aortic annuloplasty ring implantation on aortic annular dimensions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02402.
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  508. TSAI FC, Chang GJ, Hsu YJ, Lin YM, et al
    Proinflammatory gene expression in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery and maze ablation for atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02378.
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  509. SCHUBERT SA, Yarboro LT, Madala S, Ayunipudi K, et al
    Natural history of coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(15)02381.
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  510. RODRIGUEZ M, Ruel M
    Enhanced freedom from prosthesis-patient mismatch with transcatheter aortic valve replacement: More to aortic regurgitation than meets the eye?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 10. pii: S0022-5223(15)02357.
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  511. MILLER JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, et al
    Robot-assisted real-time magnetic resonance image-guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 10. pii: S0022-5223(15)02354.
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  512. HONG J, Schaff HV, Ommen SR, Abel MD, et al
    Mitral stenosis and hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: An unusual combination.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 8. pii: S0022-5223(15)02355.
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    November 2015
  513. EVIN M, Guivier-Curien C, Rieu R, Rodes-Cabau J, et al
    Mitral valve-in-valve hemodynamic performance: An in vitro study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 26. pii: S0022-5223(15)02345.
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  514. MILLER JG, Li M, Mazilu D, Hunt T, et al
    Real-time magnetic resonance imaging-guided transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(15)02330.
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  515. GREASON KL, Pochettino A, Sandhu GS, King KS, et al
    Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve insertion-related intraoperative morbidity: Implications of the minimalist approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 12. pii: S0022-5223(15)02230.
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  516. MANIAR HS, Lindman BR, Escallier K, Avidan M, et al
    Delirium after surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement is associated with increased mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 11. pii: S0022-5223(15)02215.
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  517. JAVADIKASGARI H, Roselli EE, Gillinov AM, Suri RM, et al
    Durability of internally stented pericardial aortic valves: Prosthesis size matters.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 9. pii: S0022-5223(15)02190.
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    October 2015
  518. CRESTANELLO JA
    Living longer and breathing better: Should we do transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients who have severe chronic lung disease?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)02150.
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  519. ZORN GL 3RD, Little SH, Tadros P, Deeb GM, et al
    Prosthesis-patient mismatch in high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis: A randomized trial of a self-expanding prosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)02133.
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  520. PRICE J, Magruder JT, Young A, Grimm JC, et al
    Long-term outcomes of aortic root operations for Marfan syndrome: A comparison of Bentall versus aortic valve-sparing procedures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 27. pii: S0022-5223(15)02131.
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  521. HENN MC, Zajarias A, Lindman BR, Greenberg JW, et al
    Preoperative pulmonary function tests predict mortality after surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 27. pii: S0022-5223(15)02130.
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  522. SABIK JF 3RD, Olivares G, Raza S, Lytle BW, et al
    Does grafting coronary arteries with only moderate stenosis affect long-term mortality?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 23. pii: S0022-5223(15)01977.
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    Pulmonary venous blood sampling significantly increases the yield of circulating tumor cells in early-stage lung cancer.
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    Mitral valve repair for endocarditis can be performed 3 days after repair of a bleeding mycotic brain aneurysm.
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  525. GLAUBER M, Miceli A
    Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement with sutureless valve is the appropriate treatment option for high-risk patients and the "real alternative" to transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
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    Postinduction positron emission tomography assessment of N2 nodes is not associated with ypN2 disease or overall survival in stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer.
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    September 2015
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    Postoperative atrial fibrillation: Is there a need for prevention?
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    Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery is associated with equivalent cost and shorter hospital stay when compared with traditional sternotomy.
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    August 2015
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    The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program risk calculator does not adequately stratify risk for patients with clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
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