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1 Anesthesiology
30 Ann Thorac Surg
1 BMC Anesthesiol
3 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
1 Chest
1 Circulation
1 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
6 Heart
14 J Am Coll Cardiol
1 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
1 J Heart Lung Transplant
2 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 Lancet
3 PLoS One
1 Scand Cardiovasc J
1 Tex Heart Inst J
2 Transplant Proc

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    Am Heart J

  1. PAHUJA M, Case BC, Molina EJ, Waksman R, et al
    Overview of the FDA's Circulatory System Devices Panel virtual meeting on the TransMedics Organ Care System (OCS) Heart - portable extracorporeal heart perfusion and monitoring system.
    Am Heart J. 2022;247:90-99.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. LINDER M, Higgen FL, Voigtlander L, Weimann J, et al
    Stroke events after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Temporal relationships and affected brain regions.
    Am Heart J. 2022 Feb 8. pii: S0002-8703(22)00030.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  3. WU IY, Wyrobek JA, Naka Y, Dickstein ML, et al
    Perioperative Management of Patients Receiving Short-term Mechanical Circulatory Support with the Transvalvular Heart Pump.
    Anesthesiology. 2022;136:829-842.

    Ann Thorac Surg

  4. GILLINOV AM, Burns DJP, Suri RM
    The Rules of Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 31. pii: S0003-4975(21)00925.

  5. LI X, Song B, Teng X, Li Y, et al
    Low Dose of Methylprednisolone for Pain and Immune Function After Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1325-1332.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. ARORA Y, D'Angelo L, Azarrafiy R, Bashir J, et al
    Location of Superior Vena Cava Tears in Transvenous Lead Extraction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1165-1171.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. QU R, Tu D, Hu S, Wang Q, et al
    Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy-Guided Microwave Ablation Combined With Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Multiple Ground Glass Opacities.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1307-1315.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. MUTSUGA M, Narita Y, Tokuda Y, Uchida W, et al
    Predictors of failure of mitral valve repair using artificial chordae.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00864.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. HANDA Y, Tsutani Y, Mimae T, Miyata Y, et al
    Complex Segmentectomy for Hypermetabolic Clinical Stage IA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00863.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. KINOSHITA T, Asai T, Hachiro K, Suzuki T, et al
    Extended Sandwich Patch Technique via Right Ventriculotomy for Acute Ventricular Septal Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1200-1207.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. HASHIMOTO M, Yamamoto H, Endo S, Okada M, et al
    Japanese Current Status of Curative-Intent Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1348-1353.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. TRAN Z, Chervu N, Williamson C, Verma A, et al
    The Impact of Expedited Discharge on 30-Day Readmission After Lung Resection: A National Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1274-1281.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. CLEVELAND JD, Kumar SR
    The Right Heart for Delayed Sternal Closure?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1237-1238.

  14. BOUGIOUKAKIS P, Urbanski PP
    How to fix a self-assembled aortic valve conduit to the annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 15. pii: S0003-4975(21)00511.

  15. ARIYARATNAM P, Milton R, Tcherveniakov P
    VATS Lobectomy Training Does Not Impact Long-Term Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1392-1393.

  16. CHURYLA A, Kruse J, Fiehler M, Andrei AC, et al
    Does Active Chest Tube Clearance Following Cardiac Surgery Provide Any Clear Benefits?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)00506.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. SLAMAN AE, Pirozzolo G, Eshuis WJ, Bergman JJGHM, et al
    Improved clinical and survival outcomes after esophagectomy for cancer over 25 years.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)00505.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. SENGUPTA A, Gauvreau K, Kohlsaat K, Colan SD, et al
    Comparison of Intraoperative and Discharge Residual Lesion Severity in Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(22)00479.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. MITREV Z, Risteski P, Todorovska M, Pavlovik M, et al
    Aortic valve neocuspidisation using xenologous pericardium versus bioprosthetic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 25. pii: S0003-4975(21)00895.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. MALANKAR DP, Mali S, Garekar S, Sheth R, et al
    Single-Stage Unifocalization and Intracardiac Repair Using Two Tube Grafts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e299-e302.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. BEAUFRERE N, Nguyen M, Chevallier O, Bouhemad B, et al
    Pneumonectomy in Extensive Pulmonary Aspergillosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e321.

  22. KNEUERTZ PJ, Zhao J, D'Souza DM, Abdel-Rasoul M, et al
    National Trends and Outcomes of Segmentectomy in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1361-1369.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. CHUDGAR NP, Zhu R, Gray KD, Chiu R, et al
    Implementing a High-Value Care Discharge Protocol in Patients Undergoing CABG Reduces Readmission.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1112-1118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. TAKURA M, Eishi K, Miura T, Matsumaru I, et al
    David Operation for Insufficient Pulmonary Autograft After Ross-Konno Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e279-e281.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. SZETO WY
    Fifty-Eighth Annual Meeting, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1386-1388.

  26. ZHANG H, Yang YS, Nong K, Gu YM, et al
    A Novel Technique to Optimize Uniportal Thoracoscopic Right Middle Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e303-e305.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. TAKAMORI S, Oizumi H, Suzuki J, Suzuki K, et al
    Thoracoscopic Completion Bilobectomy for Bronchial Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e247-e249.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. UTSUMI T, Saito T, Honda O, Ishida M, et al
    Right Epipericardial Fat Necrosis After Thymectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e259-e261.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. CHEN J, Ang KL, Wang C, He J, et al
    Minimally Invasive Carinal Reconstruction Using Bronchial Flap and Omental Flap Reinforcement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e255-e257.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. D'ONOFRIO A, Cibin G, Pittarello D, Gerosa G, et al
    Double Transapical Access During Neochord Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e291-e293.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. USHIJIMA T, Kimura S, Shiose A
    Implantability of the MITRIS RESILIA mitral valve: a first-in-human case report.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)01038.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. ROSENFELD ES, Trachiotis GD
    Thoracic Surgical Training Remains Safe and Effective in the Minimally Invasive Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1393.

  33. MACGILLIVRAY TE, Gleason TG, Patel HJ, Aldea GS, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American Association for Thoracic Surgery Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Type B Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1073-1092.

    BMC Anesthesiol

  34. CHEN R, Su S, Shu H
    Efficacy and safety of rhomboid intercostal block for analgesia in breast surgery and thoracoscopic surgery: a meta-analysis.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2022;22:71.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  35. BALDETTI L, Beneduce A, Boccellino A, Pagnesi M, et al
    Bedside intra-aortic balloon pump insertion in cardiac intensive care unit: A single-center experience.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Apr 14. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30197.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. HOLLOWED J, Akhondi A, Rabbani A, Oncel D, et al
    Single versus double Perclose techniques for vascular closure during transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Apr 14. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30176.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. KAWAGUCHI T, Miyoshi T, Hayashi M, Ishizu K, et al
    Efficacy of larger valve sizing with underfilling in balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Apr 14. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30188.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  38. ABDELMALAK BB, Gildea TR, Doyle DJ, Mehta AC, et al
    A Blueprint for Success: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Clinical Operations Within a Bronchoscopy Suite.
    Chest. 2022;161:1112-1121.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  39. TRIMAILLE A, Hmadeh S, Morel O
    Letter by Trimaille et al Regarding Article, "Native Aortic Valve Disease Progression and Bioprosthetic Valve Degeneration in Patients With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation".
    Circulation. 2022;145:e807-e808.

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  40. BUTZ M, Gerriets T, Sammer G, El-Shazly J, et al
    Effects of postoperative cognitive training on neurocognitive decline after heart surgery: A randomized clinical trial.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Apr 12. pii: 6567628. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  41. MCDERMOTT M, Bing R
    Coronary vasospasm and future percutaneous coronary intervention: relax.
    Heart. 2022 Apr 12. pii: heartjnl-2022-320974. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-320974

  42. SAJI M, Nanasato M
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a gatekeeper for improving global disparities in patients with severe aortic stenosis.
    Heart. 2022 Apr 13. pii: heartjnl-2022-320992. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-320992

  43. DELGADO-ARANA JR, Gordillo-Monge MX, Halim J, De Marco F, et al
    Early clinical and haemodynamic matched comparison of balloon-expandable valves.
    Heart. 2022;108:725-732.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. COHEN DJ, Wang K, Magnuson E, Smith R, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of transcatheter edge-to-edge repair in secondary mitral regurgitation.
    Heart. 2022 Jan 25. pii: heartjnl-2021-320005. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-320005
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. GARBI M, Mariani A
    Cost-effectiveness of transcatheter edge-to-edge repair in secondary mitral regurgitation: is confirmation needed?
    Heart. 2022 Feb 10. pii: heartjnl-2021-320699. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-320699

    Correspondence on 'The personalized external aortic root support procedure: interesting niche or ready for prime time?' by Burke et al.
    Heart. 2022;108:744.

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  47. MIKAMI T, Itagaki S, Fujisaki T, Kuno T, et al
    Association of Donor Brain Death Due to Stroke With Prognosis After Heart Transplantation.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1063-1072.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. EL-HAMAMSY I, O'Gara PT, Adams DH
    The Ross Procedure: Clinical Relevance, Guidelines Recognition, and Centers of Excellence.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1006-1009.

  49. COWGER JA, Cogswell R
    Myocardial Recovery or Urgent Transplant: Mutually Exclusive Goals Under the Current UNOS Allocation System.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:914-916.

  50. TOPKARA VK, Sayer GT, Clerkin KJ, Wever-Pinzon O, et al
    Recovery With Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support While Waitlisted for Heart Transplantation.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:900-913.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. THOURANI VH, Yadav PK, Prendergast B
    TAVR Sustains Its Promise in Low-Risk Patients, But the Journey Is Far From Over.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:897-899.

  52. LINDMAN BR, Lowenstern A
    The Alarm Blares for Undertreatment of Aortic Stenosis: How Will We Respond?
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:878-881.

  53. CHAUDHRY SP, Sundaram V, Najjar S
    A Stroke in the Donor That Strikes the Recipient: Revisiting Hearts From Young Donors.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1073-1075.

  54. VARSHNEY AS, DeFilippis EM, Cowger JA, Netuka I, et al
    Trends and Outcomes of Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy: JACC Focus Seminar.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1092-1107.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. GAUDINO M, Di Franco A, Cao D, Giustino G, et al
    Sex-Related Outcomes of Medical, Percutaneous, and Surgical Interventions for Coronary Artery Disease: JACC Focus Seminar 3/7.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1407-1425.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. SZERLIP M, Mack MJ
    The Management of Transcatheter Heart Valve Dysfunction: Another Tool in the Box.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1352-1355.

  57. AKODAD M, Blanke P, Chuang MA, Duchscherer J, et al
    Late Balloon Valvuloplasty for Transcatheter Heart Valve Dysfunction.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1340-1351.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. O'BYRNE ML, Glatz AC, Huang YV, Kelleman MS, et al
    Comparative Costs of Management Strategies for Neonates With Symptomatic Tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1170-1180.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. KWONG RY, Cardoso R, Jerosch-Herold M
    Quantitative CMR Perfusion in Patients After CABG: Emerging and Promising Evidence.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1152-1154.

  60. DEFILIPPIS EM, Khush KK, Farr MA, Fiedler A, et al
    Evolving Characteristics of Heart Transplantation Donors and Recipients: JACC Focus Seminar.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1108-1123.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  61. SUTTON TS, McKay RG, Mather J, Takata E, et al
    Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Is Associated With Improved Outcomes and Reduced Racial and Ethnic Disparities After Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis With Propensity-Score Matching.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Feb 25. pii: S1053-0770(22)00134.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Heart Lung Transplant

    Comments and opinions: Predicted total lung capacity equations: A barrier to the definition of safe lung size differences in lung transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022 Mar 23. pii: S1053-2498(22)01857.

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

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

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


  65. SEKULIC SP, Sekulic M
    Atypical arrhythmogenic presentation of giant cell myocarditis diagnosed after heart transplant.
    Lancet. 2022;399:1411.

    PLoS One

  66. ISMAIL NA, Jaapar AN, Yunus AM, Sanusi AR, et al
    Outcome of adult cardiac surgery following COVID-19 infection in unvaccinated population in a national tertiary centre.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266056.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. VIJITPAVAN A, Kittikunakorn N, Komonhirun R
    Comparison between intrathecal morphine and intravenous patient control analgesia for pain control after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: A pilot randomized controlled study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266324.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. JEGANATHAN V, Knight S, Bricknell M, Ridgers A, et al
    Impact of smoking status and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on pulmonary complications post lung cancer surgery.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266052.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Scand Cardiovasc J

  69. ABROMAITIENE V, Greisen J, Kimose HH, Karaliunaite Z, et al
    Comparison of free arterial and saphenous vein grafting in outcomes after coronary bypass surgery.
    Scand Cardiovasc J. 2022;56:42-47.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Tex Heart Inst J

    Durability Beyond Our Wildest Dreams: The Caged-Ball Valve at 60 Years.
    Tex Heart Inst J. 2022;49.

    Transplant Proc

  71. JASTRZEBSKA W, Radtke-Lysek A, Bohdan M, Frankiewicz A, et al
    Body Composition Before and After Heart or Lung Transplantation: Preliminary Results.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Apr 9. pii: S0041-1345(22)00180.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. STANJEK-CICHORACKA A, Laszewska A, Wozniak-Grygiel E, Necki M, et al
    Assessment of the Serologic Status in Epstein-Barr Virus in Patients Qualified for Lung Transplantation in the First Half of 2021.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Apr 8. pii: S0041-1345(22)00202.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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