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2 Am Heart J
3 Anesth Analg
37 Ann Thorac Surg
1 BMC Anesthesiol
1 Br J Anaesth
6 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
1 Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
9 J Am Coll Cardiol
5 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
5 J Heart Lung Transplant
3 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 N Engl J Med
1 PLoS One

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    Am Heart J

  1. OSMAN M, Saleem M, Osman K, Kheiri B, et al
    Radial versus femoral access for percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: Trial sequential analysis.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:98-104.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. PINEDA AM, Rymer J, Wang A, Banks AZ, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for patients with severe bicuspid aortic stenosis.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:105-112.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Anesth Analg

  3. GROVES DS, Welsby IJ, Naik BI, Tanaka K, et al
    Multicenter Evaluation of the Quantra QPlus System in Adult Patients Undergoing Major Surgical Procedures.
    Anesth Analg. 2020;130:899-909.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. NAKANO M, Nomura Y, Suffredini G, Bush B, et al
    Functional Outcomes of Frail Patients After Cardiac Surgery: An Observational Study.
    Anesth Analg. 2020;130:1534-1544.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. HU X, Li X, Boggett S, Yang Y, et al
    Routine Intraoperative Inhaled Milrinone and Iloprost Reduces Inotrope Use in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Pilot Study.
    Anesth Analg. 2020 May 4. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004793.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  6. TABLEY A, Aludaat C, Le Guillou V, Gay A, et al
    A Survey of Cardiac Surgery Infections with PICO Negative Pressure Therapy in High-Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)30630.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. MOKBEL M, Zamani H, Lei I, Chen YE, et al
    Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate Solution for Donor Heart Preservation Is Safe for Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:763-770.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. SONG Y, Hu S, Sun H, Song Y, et al
    Results of left ventricular reconstruction with and without mitral valve surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)31249.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. GHOREISHI M, Shah A, Jeudy J, Pasrija C, et al
    Endovascular Repair of Ascending Aortic Disease in High-Risk Patients Yields Favorable Outcome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:678-685.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. WATT TMF, Brescia AA, Murray SL, Burn DA, et al
    Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair Restores Life Expectancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)31236.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. KARLIOVA I, Schneider U, Ehrlich T, Schafers HJ, et al
    Results of Pericardial Patches in Tricuspid and Bicuspid Aortic Cusp Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:728-735.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. MOSCARELLI M, Fattouch K, Gaudino M, Nasso G, et al
    Minimal access versus sternotomy for complex mitral valve repair: A meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31259.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. TANEM J, Rudd N, Rauscher J, Scott A, et al
    Survival After Norwood Procedure in High-Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:828-833.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. MODY GN, Mallidi HR
    Recipient Airway Bronchoplasty for Donor "Pig Bronchus".
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e193-e194.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. SAQIB NU, Ray HM, Al Rstum Z, Rommens KL, et al
    Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Ascending Aorta Secondary to Embolized Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 24. pii: S0003-4975(19)31220.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. ELGHARABLY H, Tong MZ, Soltesz EG
    HeartMate 3 Implantation in a Myosplint Device-Supported Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e177-e178.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. YAMANAKA S, Takanashi S
    Early Structural Valve Deterioration of Tricuspid Pericardial Valve Caused by Native Valve Adhesion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e175-e176.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. AD N, Holmes SD, Roberts HG Jr, Rankin JS, et al
    Surgical Treatment for Stand-Alone Atrial Fibrillation in North America.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31189.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. TAM V, Tong B, Gorawara-Bhat R, Liao C, et al
    Gender Bias Affects Assessment of Frailty and Recommendations for Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:938-944.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. FALLON JM, Sancheti MS
    Robotic-Assisted Surgical Treatment of Catamenial Pneumothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e191-e192.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. FESSLER J, Sage E, Roux A, Feliot E, et al
    Is extracorporeal membrane oxygenation withdrawal a safe option after double-lung transplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)30620.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. VOGT F, Marianowicz J, Jessl J, Eckner D, et al
    Balloon transcatheter aortic valve replacement after aortic valve repair with HAART 300 device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30633.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. SALENGER R, Etchill EW, Ad N, Matthew T, et al
    The Surge after the Surge: Cardiac Surgery post-COVID-19.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30693.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. SARNO LA, Walters HL 3rd, Bondarenko I, Thomas R, et al
    Significant Improvements in Mortality After the Fontan Operation in Children With Down Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:835-841.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. GARCIA-HERREROS LG, Granada J, Diaz A, Santivanez JJ, et al
    Tracheal Bridge for Reconstruction of the Upper Airway in Double Tracheal Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e195-e197.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. GROTH SS, Habermann EB, Massarweh NN
    United States Administrative Databases and Cancer Registries for Thoracic Surgery Health Services Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:636-644.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. WANG Y, Zheng D, Chen T, Zhang J, et al
    Survival Prediction and Adjuvant Chemotherapy Based on Tumor Marker for Stage IB Lung Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:927-937.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. TEUTEBERG JJ, Cleveland JC Jr, Cowger J, Higgins RS, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs 2019 Annual Report: The Changing Landscape of Devices and Indications.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:649-660.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. LOMBARDI JV, Hughes GC, Appoo JJ, Bavaria JE, et al
    Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Reporting Standards for Type B Aortic Dissections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:959-981.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. FERGUSON MK, Mitzman B, Lin J, Derstine B, et al
    A Morphomic Index is an Independent Predictor of Survival after Lung Cancer Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31879.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. KORYLLOS A, Lopez-Pastorini A, Zalepugas D, Ludwig C, et al
    Bronchus Anastomosis Healing Depending on Type of Neoadjuvant Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:879-886.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. LIAO HC, Yang SM, Hung MH, Cheng YJ, et al
    Thoracoscopic Surgery Without Drainage Tube Placement for Peripheral Lung Nodules.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:887-893.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. MADARIAGA MLL, Troschel Cand Med FM, Best Cand Med TD, Knoll SJ, et al
    Low Thoracic Skeletal Muscle Area Predicts Morbidity after Pneumonectomy for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31830.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. KROMBHOLZ-REINDL P, Winkler A, Steindl J, Voetsch A, et al
    An Alternative Approach to Build a "Biologic Bentall" From a Pericardial Tube and a Sutureless Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e207-e209.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. BAILEY J, Elci OU, Mascio CE, Mercer-Rosa L, et al
    Staged Versus Complete Repair in the Symptomatic Neonate With Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:802-808.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. GONZALEZ-CALLE A, Adsuar-Gomez A, Hosseinpour AR
    A New Method for Atrioventricular Valve Repair in Atrioventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e215-e217.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. CAO JY, Wales KM, Zhao DF, Seco M, et al
    Repair of Less Than Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation during Left Sided Valve Surgery: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31493.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. RAY AS, Li C, Murphy TE, Cai G, et al
    Improved Diagnostic Yield and Specimen Quality With Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Forceps Biopsies: A Retrospective Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:894-901.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. BAKHTIARY F, El-Sayed Ahmad A, Borger M
    Modification of Reconstruction of Intervalvular Fibrous Body for Extensive Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e211-e214.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. THUPPAL S, Crabtree T, Markwell S, Colle J, et al
    Pulmonary Hypertension: A Contraindication for Lung Volume Reduction Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31578.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Reflections on a Career in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Maintaining Humanism in a Changing Environment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:630-635.

  42. RICE JD, Heidel J, Trivedi JR, van Berkel VH, et al
    Optimal Surgical Timing after Neoadjuvant Therapy for Stage IIIa Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)31705.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Anesthesiol

  43. SHAH NJ, Leis A, Kheterpal S, Englesbe MJ, et al
    Association of intraoperative hyperglycemia and postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery: a multicenter retrospective study.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2020;20:106.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Br J Anaesth

  44. VILA MR, Todorovic MS, Tang C, Fisher M, et al
    Cognitive flexibility and persistent post-surgical pain: the FLEXCAPP prospective observational study.
    Br J Anaesth. 2020 Mar 10. pii: S0007-0912(20)30080.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  45. BUDASSI S, Zivelonghi C, Dens J, Bagnall AJ, et al
    Impact of prior coronary artery bypass grafting in patients undergoing chronic total occlusion-percutaneous coronary intervention: Procedural and clinical outcomes from the REgistry of Crossboss and Hybrid procedures in FrAnce, the NetheRlands, BelGiu
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 May 5. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28954.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. EL-SABAWI B, Guerrero ME, Eleid MF, Rihal CS, et al
    Acute fulminant hemolysis after transcatheter mitral valve replacement for mitral annular calcification.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 May 6. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28944.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. VEULEMANS V, Maier O, Bosbach G, Polzin A, et al
    Novel insights on outcome in horizontal aorta with self-expandable new-generation transcatheter aortic valve replacement devices.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 May 6. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28961.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. VIRK HUH, Lakhter V, Tabaza L, George JC, et al
    Do we need robotics for coronary intervention more than ever in the COVID-19 era?
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 May 7. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28949.

  49. HIGUCHI S, Kabeya Y, Nishina Y, Miura Y, et al
    Feasibility and safety of noncontrast percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with complicated acute coronary syndrome.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 May 8. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28958.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. FERLINI M, Musumeci G, Grieco N, Trabattoni D, et al
    Follow-up strategies and individual risk profile after percutaneous coronary intervention: The prospective post percutaneous coronary intervention registry.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 May 8. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28964.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging

  51. ODA S, Kidoh M, Takashio S, Inoue T, et al
    Quantification of Myocardial Extracellular Volume With Planning Computed Tomography for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement to Identify Occult Cardiac Amyloidosis in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020;13:e010358.

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  52. O'GARA PT, Gillinov M, Rodes-Cabau J
    Surgery for Isolated Tricuspid Regurgitation: Limitations of Observational Analyses.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;74:726-728.

  53. BAKAEEN FG, Svensson LG
    Off-Pump CABG Fails to EXCEL in Surgical Revascularization of Left Main Disease.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;74:741-743.

  54. ADAMS DH, Anyanwu AC
    Revisiting the Long-Term Goals of Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair: Beyond Eliminating Mitral Regurgitation.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;74:1054-1056.

  55. PIBAROT P, Mazer CD, Verma S
    Should Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves Be Routinely Anticoagulated?: Insights From PARTNER and Beyond.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;74:1201-1204.

    Radial Artery Coronary Bypass Grafting in Heart Failure Patients and Calcium-Channel Blockers.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;74:1422-1423.

  57. ALKHOULI M, Lopez JJ, Mathew V
    Transcatheter Therapy for Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation: Learning to Understand the Forgotten Valve.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0735-1097(19)37740.

  58. BARTKO PE, Pavo N, Spinka G, Hulsmann M, et al
    Reply: Assessment of Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: Why an Integrated Approach Really Matters.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;74:1845-1847.

    Primary PCI: A Drug-Eluting Stent, What Else?
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;74:2585-2587.

  60. MIURA M, Taramasso M, Gavazzoni M, Zuber M, et al
    What Is the Best Option in Patients With Isolated Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation?
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;74:2829.

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  61. BOLLIGER D, Tanaka KA
    More Is Not Always Better: Effects of Cell Salvage in Cardiac Surgery on Postoperative Fibrinogen Concentrations.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Apr 15. pii: S1053-0770(20)30281.

  62. TORREGROSSA G, Amabile A, Fonceva A, Hosseinian L, et al
    Outcomes in Complete Arterial Coronary Revascularization.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S1053-0770(20)30246.

  63. NASR VG, DiNardo JA
    Con: Extubation in the Operating Room After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S1053-0770(20)30221.

  64. ONORATI F, Quintana E, El-Dean Z, Perrotti A, et al
    Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis in Low-, Intermediate-, and High-Risk Patients: Preliminary Results From a Prospective Multicenter Registry.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Mar 1. pii: S1053-0770(20)30203.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. DOUIN DJ, Tran TT
    Bronchoesophageal Fistula Requiring Venovenous ECMO After Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Mar 13. pii: S1053-0770(20)30223.

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  66. LOMAURO A, Righi I, Privitera E, Vergari M, et al
    The impaired diaphragmatic function after bilateral lung transplantation: A multifactorial longitudinal study.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Apr 21. pii: S1053-2498(20)31518.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. SIDDIQI HK, Mehra MR
    COVID-19 illness in native and immunosuppressed states: A clinical-therapeutic staging proposal.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020;39:405-407.

  68. REN ZL, Hu R, Wang ZW, Zhang M, et al
    Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of heart transplant recipients during the 2019 coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China: A descriptive survey report.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020;39:412-417.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. LI F, Cai J, Dong N
    First cases of COVID-19 in heart transplantation from China.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020;39:496-497.

  70. CHEN CY, Chen SF, Hollander SA, Rosenthal D, et al
    Donor heart selection during the COVID-19 pandemic: A case study.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020;39:497-498.

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

    Commentary: Low left ventricular ejection fraction in coronary artery bypass grafting: Accept or control factors determining survival?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30810.

  72. KULIK A
    Commentary: Yin and Yang: Antiplatelet and lipid-lowering therapies to prevent vein graft thrombosis and atherosclerosis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30755.

  73. ZHU J, Zhu Y, Zhang M, Xue Q, et al
    Influence of lipoproteins and antiplatelet agents on vein graft patency 1 year after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30641.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  74. FEIT F
    How Un-POPular Is Bleeding in Patients with TAVI?
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382:1761-1763.

    PLoS One

  75. LU G, Zhang Y
    Long non-coding RNA ATB promotes human non-small cell lung cancer proliferation and metastasis by suppressing miR-141-3p.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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