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    December 2021
  1. BECKMANN A, Dittrich S, Arenz C, Krogmann ON, et al
    German Registry for Cardiac Operations and Interventions in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: Report 2020-Comprehensive Data from 6 Years of Experience.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. MOOSMANN J, Toka O, Lukassen S, Ekici AB, et al
    Lymphocyte Immune Response and T Cell Differentiation in Fontan Patients with protein-losing enteropathy.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. DITTRICH S, Weise A, Cesnjevar R, Rompel O, et al
    Association of Lymphatic Abnormalities with Early Complications after Fontan Operation.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. YU X, Yang Y, Zhang W, Guo Z, et al
    Postcardiotomy Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Neonates.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. HORNUNG A, Vollmer D, Wiegand G, Apitz C, et al
    A Comprehensive Functional Analysis in Patients after Atrial Switch Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2021
  6. CIZMIC A, Kuhn E, Eghbalzadeh K, Weber C, et al
    Valve-in-Valve TAVR versus Redo Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Early Outcomes.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 14. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1735476.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2021
  7. SAHA S, Niehaus H
    Diagnostic Value of Cholinesterase Activity for the Development of Postoperative Delirium after Cardiac Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 25. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1731282.
    PubMed    


    July 2021
  8. DOENST T, Caldonazo T, Schneider U, Moschovas A, et al
    Cardiac Surgery 2020 Reviewed.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 29. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1729762.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  9. LUTTER G, Lozonschi L, Frank D, Puehler T, et al
    New Intercostal Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Access: No Touch.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 27. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1730449.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. BECKMANN A, Meyer R, Lewandowski J, Markewitz A, et al
    German Heart Surgery Report 2020: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:294-307.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. NOMORI H, Machida Y, Yamazaki I, Honma K, et al
    Positron Emission Tomography in Segmentectomy for cT1N0M0 Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:380-386.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. YOSHIDA Y, Yotsukura M, Nakagawa K, Watanabe H, et al
    Surgical Results in Pathological N1 Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:366-372.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. SALEM M, Friedrich C, Thiem A, Huenges K, et al
    Risk Factors for Mortality in Acute Aortic Dissection Type A: A Centre Experience Over 15 Years.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:322-328.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. FOURDRAIN A, Bagan P, Georges O, Lafitte S, et al
    Outcomes after Contralateral Anatomic Surgical Resection in Multiple Lung Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:373-379.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. FRIEDRICH C, Freundt M, Salem MA, Panholzer B, et al
    Sex-Specific Outcome after Ascending Aortic Surgery in Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:314-321.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  16. HOFFMANN G, Friedrich C, Huenges K, Petzina R, et al
    Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass in High-Risk Patients with Multivessel Disease.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 27. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1723845.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. CHOI JW, Hwang HY, Lee Y, Sohn SH, et al
    Incidence and Risk Factors of Pannus after Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 3. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1727152.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  18. KALUZA M, Farber G, May B, Dobermann U, et al
    Heater-Cooler Devices and Risk of Contamination during Cardiac Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 21. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1721745.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. SMELT J, Santhirakumaran G, Vaughan P, Hunt I, et al
    Thoracic Surgery during Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): The Experience of a Level 1 Trauma Center.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:252-258.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. HEINEMANN MK
    Down Gullet Alley.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:197.
    PubMed    


  21. PROVAZNIK Z, Philipp A, Zeman F, Camboni D, et al
    Extracorporeal Life Support in Postcardiotomy Cardiogenic Shock: A View on Scenario, Outcome, and Risk Factors in 261 Patients.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:271-278.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. SPAGGIARI L, Sedda G, Petrella F, Venturino M, et al
    Preliminary Results of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Assisted Tracheal Sleeve Pneumonectomy for Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:240-245.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. ERDEM H, Korun O, Yanartas M, Tas S, et al
    Outcomes of Pulmonary Endarterectomy Operation Concomitant with Cardiac Procedures.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:279-283.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. KORYLLOS A, Lopez-Pastorini A, Galetin T, Defosse J, et al
    Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Major Cardiopulmonary Resections.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:231-239.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. MEHDIANI A, Immohr MB, Boettger C, Dalyanoglu H, et al
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation after Heart Transplantation: Impact of Type of Cannulation.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:263-270.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  26. BURRI M, Ruge H, Erlebach M, Lange R, et al
    Surgical Cutdown Avoids Vascular Complications in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Calcified and Small Femoral Arteries.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 24. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1725202.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. HULDE N, Zittermann A, Deutsch MA, von Dossow V, et al
    Moderate Dose of Tranexamic Acid and Complications after Valvular Heart Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 4. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1724035.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. ZENG B, Zou J, Yang W, Liu Z, et al
    A Modified VATS Procedure for Treating Adult Intralobar Pulmonary Sequestration.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:194-196.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. CANGIR AK, Yenigun BM, Direk T, Kocaman G, et al
    Different View on Tumor Size Dilemma in Tumor-Node-Metastasis Staging System for Thymoma.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:148-156.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. LIU Z, Yang R
    Comparison of Subxiphoid and Intercostal Uniportal Thoracoscopic Thymectomy for Nonmyasthenic Early-Stage Thymoma: A Retrospective Single-Center Propensity-Score Matching Analysis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:173-180.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. YAZGAN S, Ucvet A, Gursoy S, Ceylan KC, et al
    Surgical Experience of Video-Assisted Mediastinoscopy for Nonlung Cancer Diseases.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:189-193.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. ZHANG Z, Huang M, Pan X
    Prosthetic Reconstruction of Superior Vena Cava System for Thymic Tumor: A Retrospective Analysis of 22 Cases.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:165-172.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. LIU YW, Chen HW, Lee JY, Chiang HH, et al
    Is a Chest Tube Necessary after Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Mediastinal Tumor Resection?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:181-188.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. GRIESHABER P, Arneth B, Steinsberger F, Niemann B, et al
    Influence of Left Atrial Appendage Amputation on Natriuretic Peptides-A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:117-123.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  35. ERLEBACH M, Ruge H, Lange R
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for a Degenerated Transcatheter Valve-A Single Center Experience.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1724038.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. BONACCHI M, Howe R, Micali LR, Weigel D, et al
    Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Reduces Cardiac Death in Patients with Peripheral Arteriopathy.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1724036.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. PETRICEVIC M, Petricevic M, Piljic D, Rotim K, et al
    The Association Between Perioperative Point-of-Care Platelet Function Analyses and Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery: Methodological Considerations.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1716325.
    PubMed    


  38. ZHANG XE, Geng Z, Shao J, Yao H, et al
    The Heartguard: A Humanitarian Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program in Rural China.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1723846.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. CHAMOGEORGAKIS T, Moquin K, Simoff M, Nemeh H, et al
    Repair of Bronchial Anastomosis Following Lung Transplantation.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 12. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1723002.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. LIU Y, Lutter G, Knueppel P, Frank D, et al
    Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: A Novel Anchor Technology.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1722976.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  41. DEBUS ES, Dolg M, Reichenspurner H, Grundmann RT, et al
    Addendum to: Publication Performance in German Academic Heart Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1724138.
    PubMed    


  42. VERVOORT D, Premkumar A, Ghandour H, Kpodonu J, et al
    Health System Needs to Establish Cardiac Surgery Centers.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 9. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1721395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. MICHEL S, Witt C, Gottlieb J, Aigner C, et al
    Impact of COVID-19 on Lung Transplant Activity in Germany-A Cross-Sectional Survey.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:92-94.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. HEINEMANN MK
    Happy Birthday, DGTHG!
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:1.
    PubMed    


  45. RAJABNEJAD MR, Ranjbar M, Al-Attar M
    Galen: The First Cardiac Surgeon?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:8-9.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. AGRAFIOTIS AC, Assouad J, Lardinois I, Markou GA, et al
    Pneumothorax and Pregnancy: A Systematic Review of the Current Literature and Proposal of Treatment Recommendations.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:95-100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. SMELT J, Lovejoy CA, Thakker R, Hunt I, et al
    Elective Lung Resections in the Elderly: Where Do We Draw the Line?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:109-112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. SCHROTER F, Hartrumpf M, Kuehnel RU, Ostovar R, et al
    Further Evolution of a New Nonbiological Transcatheter Valvular Prosthesis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:43-48.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. DE MARTINO A, Milano AD, Bortolotti U
    Use of Pericardium for Cardiac Reconstruction Procedures in Acquired Heart Diseases-A Comprehensive Review.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:83-91.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. YAMADA Y, Kaplan T, Soltermann A, Schmitt-Opitz I, et al
    Surgical Outcomes and Risk Analysis of Primary Pulmonary Sarcoma.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:101-108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. LEE JH, Yang JH, Park PW, Song J, et al
    Surgical Repair of a Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm: A 22-Year Single-Center Experience.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:26-33.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  52. RUPPRECHT L, Schopka S, Keyser A, Lunz D, et al
    25 Years' Experience with Redo Operations in Cardiac Surgery-Third-Time Sternotomy Procedures.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 24. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1719157.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. LEVINER DB, Zafrir B, Jaffe R, Saliba W, et al
    Impact of Modifiable Risk Factors on Long-Term Outcomes after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 1. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1719154.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  54. SAHA S, Karaca K, Jebran AF, Waezi N, et al
    Diagnostic Value of Cholinesterase Activity for the Development of Postoperative Delirium after Cardiac Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 20. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1716897.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. DOURADO LOC, Pereira AC, Poppi NT, Cavalcante R, et al
    The Role of the Heart Team in Patients with Diffuse Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 20. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1718936.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  56. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Gerfer S, Rahmanian P, Eghbalzadeh K, et al
    Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement with the Perceval S and Intuity Elite.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 25. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1716892.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. WILBRING M, Matschke KE, Alexiou K, Di Eusanio M, et al
    Surgery without Scars: Right Lateral Access for Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 19. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1713137.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. LIU Z, Du M, Li X, Ju S, et al
    Imaging Features and Clinical Decision Analysis of 110 Cases of Intrapulmonary Lymph Nodes.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:652-658.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. EGHBALZADEH K, Rahmanian PB, Giese D, Kuhn EW, et al
    SAVR versus TAVI: What about the Hemodynamic Performance? An In Vivo and In Vitro Analysis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:608-615.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. MASHHOUR A, Zhigalov K, Mkalaluh S, Szczechowicz M, et al
    Outcome of a Modified Perceval Implantation Technique.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:602-607.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. PETRELLA F, Frassoni S, Bagnardi V, Casiraghi M, et al
    Surgical Treatment of Bilateral Lung Cancers: Long-Term Outcomes and Prognostic Factors.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:646-651.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. GOTZMANN M, Wilbring M, Charitos E, Treede H, et al
    Hemodynamic Comparison of Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Valves with Conventional Bioprostheses.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:584-594.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. SCHREINER W, Dudek W, Rieker RJ, Lettmaier S, et al
    Major Pathologic Response after Induction Therapy Has a Long-Term Impact on Survival and Tumor Recurrence in Stage IIIA/B Locally Advanced NSCLC.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:639-645.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. AMORIM PA, Diab M, Walther M, Farber G, et al
    Limitations in the Assessment of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:550-556.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. SMELT J, Martin F, Al-Sahaf M, Simon N, et al
    Retrospective Observational Study into the Early Causes of Death Following Surgery for NSCLC.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:633-638.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  66. GUAN X, Chen M, Li Y, Zhang J, et al
    Comparison of Safety between Different Kinds of Heparins in Patients Receiving Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 30. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1716390.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. DEBUS ES, Dolg M, Reichenspurner H, Grundmann RT, et al
    Publication Performance in German Academic Heart Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 8. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1715599.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. VAN DER SLUIS P, Egberts JH, Stein H, Sallum R, et al
    Transcervical (SP) and Transhiatal DaVinci Robotic Esophagectomy: A Cadaveric Study.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 8. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1716323.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. SUN S, Liu K, Gao X, Ren B, et al
    Application of Modified Tailed Microcoil in Preoperative Localization of Small Pulmonary Nodules: A Retrospective Study.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:533-539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. PETRELLA F, Casiraghi M, Radice D, Bertolaccini L, et al
    Treatment of Chylothorax after Lung Resection: Indications, Timing, and Outcomes.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:520-524.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. ZHANG ZD, Wang HL, Liu XY, Xia FF, et al
    Methylene Blue versus Coil-Based Computed Tomography-Guided Localization of Lung Nodules.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:540-544.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. JIANG T, Lin M, Zhao M, Zhan C, et al
    Preoperative Computed Tomography-Guided Localization for Pulmonary Nodules with Glue and Dye.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:525-532.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. GALETTA D, Spaggiari L
    Atrial Resection without Cardiopulmonary Bypass for Lung Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:510-515.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. PALERU C, Cordos I, Danaila O, Bolca C, et al
    Transcervical Mediastinoscopic Closure of Left-Sided Postpneumonectomy Bronchial Stump Fistula.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:516-519.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. XIA FF, Shi YB, Wang T, Fu YF, et al
    Computed Tomography-Guided Transfissural Coil Localization of Lung Nodules.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:545-548.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  76. LIU Z, Yang R, Sun Y
    Nonintubated Uniportal Thoracoscopic Thymectomy with Laryngeal Mask.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:450-456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. XU H, Guo C, Li Y, Yang L, et al
    Omitting Chest Tube Drainage after Subxiphoid Thoracoscopic Thymectomy.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:446-449.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. MARKEWITZ A, Lewandowski J, Trummer G, Beckmann A, et al
    Status of Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Medicine in Germany in 2018: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:377-383.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. TAMBURINI N, Maniscalco P, Migliorelli A, Nigim F, et al
    Thymic Epithelial Tumors: Prognostic Significance and Relationship between Histology and the New TNM Staging System.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:433-439.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  80. WANG M, Jin Y, Sun G, Zhao X, et al
    The Complications between Different Routes of Reconstruction after Esophagectomy.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 25. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1709138.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. USEINI D, Beluli B, Christ H, Mugge A, et al
    Oversized versus Non-oversized Prosthesis: Midterm Outcomes after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using SAPIEN 3 Valve.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 20. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1713168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. SCHLOMICHER M, Bechtel M, Useini D, Naraghi H, et al
    Single-Center Outcomes with Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 16. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1713660.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. CARREL T, Schoenhoff FS
    Teaching Cardiac Surgery: A Major Contemporary Issue in the Academic Institutions.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 16. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1713672.
    PubMed    


    June 2020
  84. ZHANG QL, Xu N, Huang ST, Lin ZW, et al
    Music Therapy for Early Postoperative Pain, Anxiety, and Sleep in Patients after Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 30. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1713352.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. DOENST T, Bargenda S, Kirov H, Moschovas A, et al
    Cardiac Surgery 2019 Reviewed.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 27. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1713648.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. PINES G, Jacobson F, Zheng Y, Magali P, et al
    Long-Term Radiologic Evaluation of Microaspirations among Patients after Esophagectomy.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 27. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1710579.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. WANG Q, Wu Z, Chen G, Zhang S, et al
    Erratum to: Two-Stage Indicators to Assess Learning Curves for Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 26. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1713385.
    PubMed    


  88. WANG L, Valencia O, Phillips S, Sharma V, et al
    Implementation of Perioperative Point-of-Care Platelet Function Analyses Reduces Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 19. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1710582.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. KUHN EW, Liakopoulos OJ, Choi YH, Rahmanian P, et al
    Preoperative Statin Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation and Renal Failure after Cardiac Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 7. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1710322.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. HEINEMANN MK
    Farewell, Gentle Giant: Francis Robicsek (4.7.1925-3.4.2020).
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:261-262.
    PubMed    


  91. SCHROEDER-FINCKH A, Lopez-Pastorini A, Galetin T, Defosse J, et al
    Anterior Chest Wall Reconstruction Using Polypropylene Mesh: A Retrospective Study.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:341-351.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. PUEHLER T, Freitag-Wolf S, Friedrich C, Salem M, et al
    Outcomes of Patients after Implantation of the Pericardial All-Biological Valve No-React Aortic Conduit (BioIntegral) for Root Replacement in Complex Surgical Procedures.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:301-308.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. SMELT J, Pontiki A, Jahangiri M, Rhode K, et al
    Three-Dimensional Printing for Chest Wall Reconstruction in Thoracic Surgery: Building on Experience.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:352-356.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. KUHTIN O, Veith M, Alghanem M, Martel I, et al
    Thoracoplasty-Current View on Indication and Technique.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;68:331-340.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2020
  95. BECKMANN A, Meyer R, Lewandowski J, Markewitz A, et al
    German Heart Surgery Report 2019: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 14. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1710569.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  96. YANKAH C
    Access to Cardiac Surgery Services in Sub-Saharan Africa: Quo Vadis?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 30. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1708871.
    PubMed    


  97. EL BEYROUTI H, Kornberger A, Oberhoffer M, Vahl CF, et al
    T-shaped Transseptal Approach for Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 20. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1702209.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. SMART NJ, Petter-Puchner AH
    Commentary on "Sterilization and Cross-Linking Combined with Ultraviolet Irradiation and Low-Energy Electron Irradiation Procedure: New Perspectives for Bovine Pericardial Implants in Cardiac Surgery".
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 12. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1705099.
    PubMed    


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    Full Orifice Patching without Annuloplasty for Severe Functional Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 6. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1627450.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  287. SCHREINER W, Dudek W, Lettmaier S, Fietkau R, et al
    Long-Term Survival after Salvage Surgery for Local Failure after Definitive Chemoradiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:135-141.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  288. COHEN C, Pop D, Venissac N, Poudenx M, et al
    Chemoradiation Therapy Followed by Surgery in the Treatment of Locoregionally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:129-134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  289. IMANISHI N, Takenaka M, Hirai A, Tanaka F, et al
    Proximal Left Main Bronchus Resection-Reconstruction through Left Thoracotomy with Tracheal Traction.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:174-176.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  290. ZHANG L, Xu H
    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgical Right Upper Lobectomy with Bronchus-First and Simultaneous Vessel Stapling Technique.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:177-179.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  291. SPONHOLZ S, Baldes N, Schirren M, Oguzhan S, et al
    Sternal Resection for Breast Cancer Metastases.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:164-169.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  292. GUNLUOGLU MZ, Kocaturk CI, Demir A, Urer HN, et al
    Bronchial Stump Recurrence after Complete Resection of Lung Cancer: Effect of the Distance between the Tumor and Bronchial Resection Margin.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:156-163.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  293. TAGAWA T, Ito K, Fukuzawa K, Motohiro A, et al
    Pulmonary Resection for a Residual Tumor after Definitive Radiation in Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:170-173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  294. SEOK Y, Lee E
    Visceral Pleural Invasion Is a Significant Prognostic Factor in Patients with Partly Solid Lung Adenocarcinoma Sized 30 mm or Smaller.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:150-155.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  295. DONG NG, Zhang KL, Wu L, Hong H, et al
    Right Anterolateral Minithoracotomy versus Median Sternotomy Approach for Resection of Left Atrial Myxoma.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:193-197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  296. YUN JK, Kim MA, Choi CM, Choi SH, et al
    Surgical Outcomes after Pulmonary Resection for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Localized Pleural Seeding First Detected during Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:142-149.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  297. MASHAQI B, Ismail I, Siemeni TT, Ruemke S, et al
    Local Anesthetics delivered through Pleural Drainages improve Pain and Lung Function after Cardiac Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:198-202.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2018
  298. SALMAN J, Fleissner F, Naqizadah J, Avsar M, et al
    Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in Re-Do Cases-The New Standard Procedure?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 28. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1627478.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2018
  299. TAKAMI Y, Takagi Y
    Roles of Transit-Time Flow Measurement for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 19. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1618575.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  300. HOWITT SH, Caiado C, McCollum C, Goldstein M, et al
    Validation of Three Postoperative Risk Prediction Models for Intensive Care Unit Mortality after Cardiac Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 9. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1608897.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  301. NIEMANN B, Schwarzer M, Rohrbach S
    Heart and Mitochondria: Pathophysiology and Implications for Cardiac Surgeons.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:11-19.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  302. HEIM C, Gocht A, Weyand M, Ensminger S, et al
    New Targets for the Prevention of Chronic Rejection after Thoracic Organ Transplantation.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:20-30.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  303. YU L, Gu T, Liu Y, Jiang X, et al
    Overexpression of MicroRNA-106b-5p Attenuates Kidney Injuries after Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest in Rats.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:109-115.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  304. DOENST T, Schlensak C, Schibilsky D, Faerber G, et al
    Do We Need Basic Research in Cardiac Surgery?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:2-6.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  305. ZIEBOLZ D, Rost C, Schmidt J, Waldmann-Beushausen R, et al
    Periodontal Bacterial DNA and Their Link to Human Cardiac Tissue: Findings of a Pilot Study.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;66:83-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2017
  306. PU Z, Qi X, Xue T, Liu Z, et al
    B-type Natriuretic Peptide and Other Risk Factors for Predicting Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Thoracic Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Dec 31. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1609037.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  307. BECKMANN E, Ismail I, Cebotari S, Busse A, et al
    Right-Sided Heart Failure and Extracorporeal Life Support in Patients Undergoing Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: A Risk Factor Analysis for Adverse Outcome.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:662-670.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  308. JINGHAO Z, Kai L, Yanhui H, Zhongqun Z, et al
    Individualized Surgical Treatments for Children with Ebstein Anomaly.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:649-655.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  309. CHRIST T, Claus B, Woythal N, Dushe S, et al
    The Ross Procedure in Adults: Long-Term Results of Homografts and Stentless Xenografts for Pulmonary Valve Replacement.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:656-661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  310. HERINGLAKE M, Schon J, Pliet T, Haake N, et al
    Prevalence, Diagnosis, Perioperative Monitoring and Treatment of Right Ventricular Dysfunction and/or Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Cardiac Surgical Patients in Germany-A Postal Survey.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:593-600.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  311. MINOL JP, Boeken U, Weinreich T, Heimann M, et al
    Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery: A Single Institutional Experience with the Technique of Minimally Invasive Surgery via Right Minithoracotomy.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:606-611.
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  312. ZIENTARA A, Genoni M, Graves K, Odavic D, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Repair for the Poor Right Ventricle: Tricuspid Valve Repair in Patients with Mild-to-Moderate Tricuspid Regurgitation Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair Improves In-Hospital Outcome.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:612-616.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2017
  313. SHARIFI M, Kamali A, Ghandi Y
    Effect of Sustained Use of Aspirin until the Time of Surgery on Outcomes following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 24. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1608686.
    PubMed    


    October 2017
  314. NIEMANN B, Simm A, Rohrbach S
    Mechanisms Involved in Premature Aging in the Heart-Is There an Implication for Cardiac Surgery?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1607052.
    PubMed    


  315. PIATKOWSKI T, Brandenberger C, Rahmanian P, Choi YH, et al
    Localization of Exogenous Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a Pig Model of Lung Transplantation.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Oct 9. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1607051.
    PubMed    


  316. HADDAD L, Bubenheim M, Bernard A, Melki J, et al
    The Interest of Performing "On-Demand Chest X-rays" after Lung Resection by Minimally Invasive Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:572-580.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  317. SCHWEIGERT M, Solymosi N, Dubecz A, John J, et al
    Predictors of Outcome in Modern Surgery for Lung Abscess.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:535-541.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  318. RABIOU S, Younssa H, Didier J, Ibrahim M, et al
    A Simplified Technique for Drainage of Chronic Calcified Pleural Empyema.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:586-588.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  319. YAMANASHI K, Marumo S, Fukui M, Huang CL, et al
    Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infection and Prognosis after Surgery of Lung Cancer: A Retrospective Study.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:581-585.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  320. LI Y, Hu X, Jiang G, Chen C, et al
    Pneumonectomy for Treatment of Destroyed Lung: A Retrospective Study of 137 Patients.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:528-534.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  321. LUZZI L, Marulli G, Solli P, Cardillo G, et al
    Long-Term Results and Prognostic Factors of Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Patients with Metastatic Transitional Cell Carcinoma.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:567-571.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  322. EVMAN S, Baysungur V, Alpay L, Uskul B, et al
    Management and Surgical Outcomes of Concurrent Tuberculosis and Lung Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:542-545.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  323. DUDEK W, Schreiner W, Hohenberger W, Klein P, et al
    Forty-Two Years' Experience with Pulmonary Resections of Metastases from Colorectal Cancer.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:560-566.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  324. HEINEMANN MK
    Happy Birthday to You, Professor Borst.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:503-504.
    PubMed    


  325. WELK B, Winick-Ng J, McClure A, Dubois L, et al
    Cardiac Surgeons after Vacation: Refreshed or Rusty?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:524-527.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2017
  326. PEDRAZZINI GB, Ferrari E, Zellweger M, Genoni M, et al
    Heart Team: Joint Position of the Swiss Society of Cardiology and the Swiss Society of Cardiac Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 18. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1606356.
    PubMed    


  327. SINGER M, Alkady H, Mohsen T, Roushdy A, et al
    Predictors of Surgical Outcome in Isolated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Single Center Experience of 60 Patients.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 18. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1606386.
    PubMed    


  328. OSTOVAR R, Claus T, Hartrumpf M, Kuehnel RU, et al
    MitraClip for High-Risk Patients with Significant Mitral Insufficiency: Shall We Unreservedly Recommend It?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 18. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1606329.
    PubMed    


  329. BECKMANN A, Funkat AK, Lewandowski J, Frie M, et al
    German Heart Surgery Report 2016: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep 13. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1606603.
    PubMed    


  330. ANANTHA NARAYANAN M, Reddy YNV, Alla VM, Kanmanthareddy A, et al
    Reply by the Authors of the Original Article: SYNTAX Score and Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling after Bypass.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:458-459.
    PubMed    


  331. VAN PUTTE BP, Weimar T
    Atrial-Esophageal Fistula after Thoracoscopic Maze Surgery: The Real Perspective.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:471.
    PubMed    


  332. ZHANG W, Wei Y, Jiang H, Xu J, et al
    R3 versus R4 Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Severe Palmar Hyperhidrosis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:491-496.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2017
  333. SUBBOTINA I, Girdauskas E, Bernhardt AM, Sinning C, et al
    Comparison of Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients with Reduced and Normal Right Ventricular Function.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Aug 25. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1604450.
    PubMed    


  334. PFANNMUELLER B, Misfeld M, Haensig M, Davierwala P, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Repair after Previous Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Aug 15. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1605362.
    PubMed    


  335. BOTZET K, Dalyanoglu H, Schafer R, Lichtenberg A, et al
    Anxiety and Depression in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery: A Prospective Clinical Study.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Aug 6. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1604461.
    PubMed    


  336. KAWAI H
    Fibrin Glue-Minocycline Combination as a Sustained Release for the Prevention of Postoperative Alveolar Air Leak in Thoracoscopic Lung Resections.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:392-394.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  337. FINDIK G, Demiroz SM, Apaydin SMK, Erturk H, et al
    Computed Tomography-Guided Methylene Blue Labeling Prior to Thoracoscopic Resection of Small Deeply Placed Pulmonary Nodules. Do We Really Need Palpation?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:387-391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  338. MEYER C, Bartsch D, Mirow N, Kirschbaum A, et al
    Video-Assisted Laser Resection of Lung Metastases-Feasibility of a New Surgical Technique.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:382-386.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  339. WENGENMAYER T, Stephan A, Grundmann S, Foll D, et al
    Altered Regional Myocardial Mechanics in Transplanted Hearts: Influence of Time and Transplantation.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:415-422.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Pump Exchange: A Single-Institution Experience.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:410-414.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  341. ONCEL M, Sunam GS, Yildiran H
    Training with Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:430.
    PubMed    


  342. LACROIX V, Mosala Nezhad Z, Kahn D, Steyaert A, et al
    Pain, Quality of Life, and Clinical Outcomes after Robotic Lobectomy.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:344-350.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  343. EMMERT A, Franke R, Brandes IF, Hinterthaner M, et al
    Comparison of Conductive and Convective Warming in Patients Undergoing Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:362-366.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  344. LENZ N, Hirschburger M, Roehrig R, Menges T, et al
    Application of Continuous Wound-Infusion Catheters in Lung Transplantation: A Retrospective Data Analysis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:403-409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  345. YAZICIOGLU A, Demirag F, Alici IO, Yekeler E, et al
    Can Sericin Prove Useful as a Pleurodesis Agent or Tissue Glue?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:367-374.
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  346. PILARCZYK K, Heckmann J, Carstens H, Lubarski J, et al
    Does Traumatic Donor Cause of Death Influence Outcome after Lung Transplantation? A Single-Centre Analysis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:395-402.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  347. HEINEMANN MK
    OOPS!... 1.424?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:343.
    PubMed    


    July 2017
  348. FOLKMANN S, Seeburger J, Garbade J, Schon U, et al
    Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery for Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jul 27. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1604206.
    PubMed    


  349. ENNKER J, Zadeh B, Pons-Kuehnemann J, Niemann B, et al
    Stentless Bioprostheses for Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians: The Influence of Coronary Artery Disease.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jul 4. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1604048.
    PubMed    


    June 2017
  350. HEINEMANN MK
    Bread and Butter.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:255.
    PubMed    


    May 2017
  351. ALEX S, Hiebert B, Arora R, Menkis A, et al
    Survival and Long-Term Outcomes of Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 55 to 65 Years.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 May 16. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1602825.
    PubMed    


    March 2017
  352. VURAL KM
    Why Does Prosthetic Replacement Seemingly Have Higher Perioperative Mortality Than Valve Repair in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Mar 4. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1599097.
    PubMed    


  353. DINGES C, Steindl J, Hitzl W, Kiesslich T, et al
    Evidence-based Surgery of Aortic Regurgitation: Results of a Questionnaire in German-speaking Countries.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Mar 4. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1599128.
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    February 2017
  354. DUERR GD, Sinning JM, Welz AG, Mellert F, et al
    New Mitral Annuloplasty Ring Enables Oversizing of Transcatheter Heart Valve and Prevents Central or Paravalvular Leakage.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 10. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1598029.
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    January 2017
  355. ANANTHA NARAYANAN M, Aggarwal S, Reddy YN, Alla VM, et al
    Surgical Repair of Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation-A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jan 21. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1598012.
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    September 2016
  356. KIK C, van Valen R, Mokhles MM, Bekkers JA, et al
    Atrioesophageal Fistula after Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Epicardial Ablation for Lone Atrial Fibrillation.
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    April 2016
  357. YUN-DAN D, Wen-Jing D, Xi-Jun X
    Comparison of Outcomes following Mitral Valve Repair versus Replacement for Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: A Meta-Analysis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016.
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    Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Randomized Trials or Observational Studies?
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    October 2015
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    Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients with Isolated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Analysis of Perioperative Parameters and Long-Term Outcomes.
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