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1 Acta Anaesthesiol Scand
3 Anesth Analg
1 Anesthesiology
2 Ann Thorac Surg
1 BMC Anesthesiol
2 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
2 Eur Heart J
3 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
1 Heart
4 J Am Coll Cardiol
4 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
3 J Heart Lung Transplant
1 J Pediatr Surg
32 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 PLoS One
1 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
2 Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
17 Transplant Proc
1 Transplantation

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    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand

  1. KRISTINSDOTTIR EA, Sigvaldason K, Karason S, Jonasdottir RJ, et al
    Utilization and outcomes of tracheostomies in the intensive care unit in Iceland in 2007-2020: A descriptive study.
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2022;66:996-1002.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Anesth Analg

  2. MAZZEFFI MA, Holmes SD, Taylor B, Ghoreishi M, et al
    Red Blood Cell Transfusion and Postoperative Infection in Patients Having Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Anesth Analg. 2022;135:558-566.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. GUINN NR, Schwartz J, Arora RC, Morton-Bailey V, et al
    Perioperative Quality Initiative and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery-Cardiac Society Consensus Statement on the Management of Preoperative Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Adult Cardiac Surgery Patients.
    Anesth Analg. 2022;135:532-544.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. PATEL PA, Wyrobek JA, Butwick AJ, Pivalizza EG, et al
    Update on Applications and Limitations of Perioperative Tranexamic Acid.
    Anesth Analg. 2022;135:460-473.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  5. BROWN CH, Lewis A, Probert J, Parish M, et al
    Perioperative Neurofilament Light Plasma Concentrations and Cognition before and after Cardiac Surgery: A Prospective Nested Cohort Study.
    Anesthesiology. 2022 Aug 19. pii: 136587. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000004327.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

    What does the Future Hold for Quality of Life Assessment after Esophagectomy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Aug 10. pii: S0003-4975(22)01100.

  7. PANDE CK, Akcan-Arikan A, Shekerdemian L
    Fat Emboli: Clue to Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Infants with Cardiac Surgery Acute Kidney Injury?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Aug 10. pii: S0003-4975(22)01099.

    BMC Anesthesiol

  8. HSU HT, Kuo YW, Ma CW, Su MP, et al
    Trachway(R) flexible stylet facilitates the correct placement of double-lumen endobronchial tube: a prospective, randomized study.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2022;22:260.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  9. ZAJARIAS A, Kodali S, McCabe JM, Eng MH, et al
    Real-world experience with concomitant or staged transcatheter aortic and mitral valve replacements using balloon-expandable valves.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Aug 16. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30331.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. SAVAGE ML, Hay K, Murdoch DJ, Walters DL, et al
    Sex differences in time to primary percutaneous coronary intervention and outcomes in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Aug 16. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30357.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  11. ZHANG X, Wang H, Guo Y, Peng Y, et al
    Aortic root 'sink down' caused mitral stenosis after aortic valve replacement: a rare presentation of Bechet's disease.
    Eur Heart J. 2022 Aug 18. pii: 6670978. doi: 10.1093.

  12. VERGALLO R, Volpe M
    The UK TAVI trial: an independent, pragmatic study extending the evidence for the treatment of symptomatic severe aortic stenosis.
    Eur Heart J. 2022 Jun 25. pii: 6617779. doi: 10.1093.

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  13. CHAUVETTE V, Kluin J, de Kerchove L, El Khoury G, et al
    Outcomes of valve-sparing surgery in heritable aortic disorders: results from the AVIATOR registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. YAJIMA S, Sakashita Y, Sekiya N, Sakaguchi T, et al
    A novel patch-sparing technique for reconstruction of the aortomitral curtain.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;62.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. OLSTHOORN JR, Heuts S, Houterman S, Maessen JG, et al
    Minimally invasive approach compared to resternotomy for mitral valve surgery in patients with prior cardiac surgery: retrospective multicenter study based on The Netherlands Heart Registration.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Aug 19. pii: 6671845. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  16. STASSEN J, Ewe SH, Butcher SC, Amanullah MR, et al
    Prognostic implications of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in moderate aortic stenosis.
    Heart. 2022 Jun 10. pii: heartjnl-2022-320886. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-320886
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  17. CHURCHILL TW, Yucel E, Deferm S, Levine RA, et al
    Mitral Valve Dysfunction in Patients With Annular Calcification: JACC Review Topic of the Week.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;80:739-751.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. CHEHAB O, Roberts-Thomson R, Bivona A, Gill H, et al
    Management of Patients With Severe Mitral Annular Calcification: JACC State-of-the-Art Review.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;80:722-738.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Transcatheter Valve Treatment for a Failed Small Surgical Aortic Valve: Addressing the Achilles' Heel.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;80:694-696.

  20. RODES-CABAU J, Abbas AE, Serra V, Vilalta V, et al
    Balloon- vs Self-Expanding Valve Systems for Failed Small Surgical Aortic Valve Bioprostheses.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;80:681-693.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  21. ELLIS S, Khoche S
    Functional Mitral Regurgitation After Aortic Valve Replacement in Aortic Incompetence: Another piece to the puzzle.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Jul 11. pii: S1053-0770(22)00521.

  22. MADDALI MM, Raju S, Al Aamri I, Al Maskari SN, et al
    A New-Onset Mass in the Right-Sided Atrium in a Child After Cardiac Surgery: Unravelling the Diagnosis.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Jul 22. pii: S1053-0770(22)00537.

  23. BUDD AN, Wood B, Zheng W, Rong LQ, et al
    Perioperative Management of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Cardiac Surgery: Practice Recommendations Based on Current Evidence.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Jul 19. pii: S1053-0770(22)00530.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. KODALI VRK, Shree S, Prasad M, Sambandam KKG, et al
    A Comparative Study of Bilateral Erector Spinae Block Versus Intravenous Dexmedetomidine for Perioperative Pain Management in Patients Undergoing Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting - A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Jul 16. pii: S1053-0770(22)00529.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  25. KOUTSOKERA A, Sykes J, Theou O, Rockwood K, et al
    Frailty predicts outcomes in cystic fibrosis patients listed for lung transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022 Jul 24. pii: S1053-2498(22)02058.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. YANG Z, Takahashi T, Terada Y, Meyers BF, et al
    A comparison of outcomes after lung transplantation between European and North American centers.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022 Jul 21. pii: S1053-2498(22)02043.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. HALPERN SE, Wright MC, Madsen G, Chow B, et al
    Textbook outcome in lung transplantation: Planned venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation versus off-pump support for patients without pulmonary hypertension.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022 Jul 21. pii: S1053-2498(22)02041.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Pediatr Surg

  28. HARRIS K, Schaefer E, Rosenblum J, Stewart FD, et al
    Intraoperative electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (IENB) to localize peripheral lung lesions: A new technique in the pediatric oncology population.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2022;57:179-182.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  29. TRUSTY PM, Bhat SS, Sadri V, Salim MT, et al
    The role of flow stasis in transcatheter aortic valve leaflet thrombosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 26. pii: S0022-5223(20)33099.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. VRIESENDORP MD, Deeb GM, Reardon MJ, Kiaii B, et al
    Why the categorization of indexed effective orifice area is not justified for the classification of prosthesis-patient mismatch.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:822-829.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Commentary: Just go with the flow: Transcatheter aortic valve thrombosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)33078.

  32. BACHA E
    Commentary: Ross procedure in older patients: Decision based on unconscious bias or on science?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:845-846.

    Commentary: Prosthesis-patient mismatch, the controversy goes on.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:833-834.

  34. XU D, McBride E, Kalra K, Wong K, et al
    Undersizing mitral annuloplasty alters left ventricular mechanics in a swine model of ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)33010.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. MOSCARELLI M, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Prosthesis-patient mismatch. A blast from the past?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:830-831.

  36. PLICHTA RP, Chen EP
    Commentary: Out with the new, in with the old: Evaluating the Ross procedure in patients aged >50 years.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:846-847.

    Commentary: Repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation: Science, art, or both?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)32809.

  38. HAYWOOD N, Kron IL
    Commentary: The over and under on ischemic mitral regurgitation repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)32836.

  39. DAVID TE
    Commentary: How old is too old for the Ross procedure?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:848-849.

  40. GILLINOV M, Burns DJP, Wierup P
    Commentary: Mitral valve repair: Voodoo, art, and science.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)32859.

  41. CHAUVETTE V, Bouhout I, Tarabzoni M, Wong D, et al
    The Ross procedure in patients older than 50: A sensible proposition?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:835-844.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. KOWALEWSKI M, Pasierski M, Kolodziejczak M, Litwinowicz R, et al
    Atrial fibrillation ablation improves late survival after concomitant cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(22)00519.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. YOSHIMURA N, Hirata Y, Inuzuka R, Tachimori H, et al
    Effect of procedural volume on the outcomes of congenital heart surgery in Japan.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(22)00703.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. DEVLIN PJ, Kaushal S
    Commentary: Goal-directed perfusion in pediatric heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jul 14. pii: S0022-5223(22)00742.

  45. DONG NG, Hu XJ, Wang HB, Chen JY, et al
    Should we tolerate biased critiques in cardiothoracic surgery journals?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:e127-e129.

  46. CASTRO PP, de Perrot M, Chua YC, Bezjak A, et al
    Importance of tumor size in resectable stage III-N2 non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 11. pii: S0022-5223(22)00195.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. RAPPAPORT JMP, Raja S, Gabbard S, Thuita L, et al
    Endoscopic pyloromyotomy is feasible and effective in improving post-lung transplant gastroparesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:711-719.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. LANUTI M
    Commentary: Induction antiangiogenesis for stage IIIA-N2 non-small cell lung cancer is not the answer yet: Optimal induction for operable disease is a clear work in progress.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 8. pii: S0022-5223(22)00007.

  49. MA M
    Commentary: A new Fontan commandment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:783-784.

    Commentary: A new Fontan commandment?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:781-782.

  51. QIU B, Ji Y, Zhang F, Bai G, et al
    Outcomes and experience of anatomical partial lobectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:637-647.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. LIN HC, Huang SC, Wu MH, Wang JK, et al
    Preoperative N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide is associated with Fontan outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:770-780.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. WOODS RK
    Commentary: Pulmonary conduits: A note of optimism in the natural history of dead tissue?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:763-764.

  54. ZHANG Y, Chen H
    Commentary: Anatomical partial lobectomy: The indications should be better defined.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:648-649.

  55. SADE RM
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Ethics Forum Mini-Symposium: Measuring surgical competence: Why, when, how, and what to do about it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1011-1013.

  56. SMOOD B, Han JJ, Helmers M, Atluri P, et al
    Mitral and aortic valve surgery during left ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00523.

    Commentary: To fix or not to fix? That is the question for mitral and aortic valve surgery during left ventricular assist devices implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00344.

  58. GUARIENTO A, Blitzer D, Vida V
    Commentary: Donor selection in heart transplantation: It's a match!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00107.

  59. TANG PC, Haft JW, Lei I, Wang Z, et al
    Impact of donor blood type on outcomes after prolonged allograft ischemic times.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:981-993.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. TAM DY, Chikwe J
    Commentary: The problem of valve prosthesis-patient mismatch revisited.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:831-832.

    PLoS One

  61. SMITH KB, Potters TO, Zenarosa GL
    Pretransplant survival of patients with end-stage heart failure under competing risks.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0273100.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  62. CHIA R, Saez-Atienzar S, Drachman DB, Traynor BJ, et al
    Reply to Zhu et al.: Implications of CHRNB1 and ERBB2 in the pathobiology of myasthenia gravis.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022;119:e2209096119.

    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  63. XU M, Hu J, Yan J, Yan H, et al
    Paravertebral Block versus Thoracic Epidural Analgesia for Postthoracotomy Pain Relief: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;70:413-421.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. NIEMANN B, Stoppe C, Wittenberg M, Rohrbach S, et al
    Erratum to: Rational and Initiative of the Impella in Cardiac Surgery (ImCarS) Register Platform.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Aug 16. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1755310.

    Transplant Proc

  65. KUCZAJ A, Pawlak S, Sliwka J, Przybylowski P, et al
    Pregnancies After Orthotopic Heart Transplantation: A Single-Center Experience.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Mar 15. pii: S0041-1345(22)00121.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. PAWLAK S, Sliwka JE, Wierzyk A, Mado H, et al
    Successful Orthotopic Heart Transplantation With Positive Crossmatch in a Hyperimmunized Child on Mechanical Circulatory Support-Case Report.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Apr 7. pii: S0041-1345(22)00218.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. SLIWKA J, Pawlak S, Danel A, Kowalski R, et al
    Heart Transplantation as a Result of Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome in an Adolescent.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Apr 8. pii: S0041-1345(22)00181.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. ABBA ME, Zeglen S, Lacka M, Maruszewski M, et al
    Lung Transplant in a Patient With Multifocal Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis After Chemotherapy With Cladribine: A Case Report.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:1177-1179.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. KUCZAJ A, Przybylowski P
    Serologic Status According Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Patients After Orthotopic Heart Transplantation.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0041-1345(22)00196.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  70. KUCZAJ A, Przybylowski P
    Patients After Orthotopic Heart Transplantation With COVID-19: Are We Fast Enough With Vaccinations?
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Mar 15. pii: S0041-1345(22)00203.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  71. PIORO A, Latos M, Urlik M, Stacel T, et al
    Various Aspects of Bacterial Infections in the Early Postoperative Stage Among Lung Transplant Recipients on Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics: A Single Center Study.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:1097-1103.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. PIORO A, Latos M, Urlik M, Stacel T, et al
    Antifungal Prophylaxis and Treatment Among Lung Transplant Recipients in Early Postoperative Stage: A Single-Center Study.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:1104-1108.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  73. LATOS M, Urlik M, Necki M, Pawlak D, et al
    Influence of Bronchoscopic Interventions on Graft Function of Double Lung Transplant Recipients due to Cystic Fibrosis.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:1092-1096.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  74. LATOS M, Necki M, Urlik M, Pawlak D, et al
    Effect of Bronchoscopic Interventions on Long-Term Lung Function Among Lung Transplant Recipients due to Cystic Fibrosis: A Single-Center Study.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:1086-1091.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  75. MARUSZEWSKI M, Wojarski J, Karolak W, Rogowski J, et al
    Early and Midterm Results of Orthotopic Heart Transplantation in Poland (2015-2019).
    Transplant Proc. 2022 May 3. pii: S0041-1345(22)00267.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  76. WASILEWSKI G, Kedziora A, Gorkiewicz-Kot I, Stapor M, et al
    How to Improve the Outcomes of LVAD Implantation?
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:1054-1057.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  77. KAROLAK W, Stanska A, Wojarski J, Shinde R, et al
    Demographic and Psychosocial Characteristics of Lung Transplant Candidates: Single-Center Analysis.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:1078-1081.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  78. ROJEWSKA K, Sliwka JE, Pawlak S
    Standards of Psychological Care for Pediatric Patients Awaiting Heart Transplantation and Those Requiring Mechanical Circulatory Support.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 May 14. pii: S0041-1345(22)00315.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  79. URLIK M, Stacel T, Latos M, Pasek P, et al
    Lung Transplant as a Treatment for Patients with End-Stage Respiratory Failure Due to COVID-19.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:908-912.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  80. PAWLAK S, Sliwka J, Kuczaj A, Taborek M, et al
    Treatment of Pediatric Patients With COVID Infection After Heart Transplantation.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Jun 22. pii: S0041-1345(22)00294.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  81. JANICKA-MASZKE Z, Konopa J, Slizien M, Glasner P, et al
    Cytomegaloviral Retinitis in a Heart Transplant Patient: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Jun 24. pii: S0041-1345(22)00216.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  82. WEDER MM, Aslam S, Ison MG
    Lung Transplantation for COVID-19-related Lung Disease: Clinical Experience and Call for a Global Registry.
    Transplantation. 2022 Aug 15. pii: 00007890-990000000-00139.

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