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17 Ann Thorac Surg
1 Br J Anaesth
6 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
5 J Am Coll Cardiol
1 J Heart Lung Transplant
21 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 PLoS One
1 Transplantation

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    Ann Thorac Surg

    Finding the Value in Value-Based Care.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:16-21.

  2. PERIN G, Shaw M, Toolan C, Palmer K, et al
    Cost Analysis of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in the UK National Health Service.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 14. pii: S0003-4975(20)31685.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. PLOWMAN EK, Chheda N, Anderson A, Allen J, et al
    Vocal Fold Mobility Impairment Following Cardiovascular Surgery: Incidence, Risk Factors and Sequela.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)31696.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. RUBENS FD, Ngu J, Malvea A, Samuels SJ, et al
    Early Midterm Results After Valve Replacement With Contemporary Pericardial Prostheses for Severe Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:99-107.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. LUI C, Fraser CD 3rd, Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, et al
    Evaluation of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Therapy as a Bridging Method.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:68-74.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. BOND CJ, Milojevic M, He C, Theurer PF, et al
    Quality Improvement: Arterial Grafting Redux, 2010:2019.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:22-30.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. CROW JR, Nam L, Chasler JE, Ong CS, et al
    Association of Heparin Dose, Route, Timing, and Duration With Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:32-37.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. FRANCICA A, Dodonov M, Tonelli F, Paolino G, et al
    Early post-operative thrombosis of trans-catheter aortic valve-in-valve prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 4. pii: S0003-4975(21)00005.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. KITTAKA E, Yamagishi M, Shinohara G, Ando T, et al
    Sliding aortoplasty for severe supravalvular aortic stenosis after the Lecompte procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 4. pii: S0003-4975(21)00008.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. RAHMOUNI K, Hebert Y, Pellerin M, Perrault LP, et al
    Sudden Tamponade From Vein Graft Side Branch Avulsion on Removal of Temporary Pacemaker Wires.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e23-e25.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. CHAN PG, Kusztos A, Thorngren C, Sanchez PG, et al
    Emergent Plasmapheresis for Hyperammonemia in a Re-do Double Lung Transplant Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e45-e47.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. MASUYAMA S, Isomura T, Inoue T, Ichihara T, et al
    Paraplegia After Valvular Surgery After Remote Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e9-e11.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. SCHMID S, Schibilsky D, Kalbhenn J, Hassan M, et al
    Reconstruction of the Mediastinum and Tracheopexy for Tracheomalacia in Straight Back Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e41-e44.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. SULEMANKHIL I, Topalidis D, Verma A, Vester SR, et al
    Closure of a Thoracic Aortic Graft Pseudoaneurysm With an Amplatzer Septal Occluder.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e13-e15.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. KONSTANTINOV IE, Buratto E, d'Udekem Y
    Annuloplasty for aortic regurgitation in univentricular heart on ventricular assist support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00337.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. OKI M, Saka H
    Ultrathin Silicone Stent Placement for Adult Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e69-e72.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. LUCIANI GB, Davide de Manna N, Segreto A, Lanzoni L, et al
    Scalloped Freehand Pulmonary Homograft for Prosthetic Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)00351.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Br J Anaesth

  18. GALLIFANT J, Cronin JN, Formenti F
    Quantification of lobar gas exchange: a proof-of-concept study in pigs.
    Br J Anaesth. 2021;127:e55-e58.

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  19. REILLY JP, Parikh PB
    PCI in TAVR patients: Timing isn't everything.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:540-541.

  20. POSTALIAN A, Krajcer Z
    How often is urgent surgery required to address transcatheter mitral valve repair complications?
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:342-343.

  21. MUSUMECI G, Annibali G
    Access site vascular complications in TAVR: Is this the right time?
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:333-334.

  22. ENG MH, Verma DR
    Mitral valve-in-ring: Simply complicated.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:359-360.

  23. KERN MJ, Seto AH
    How strong is the warranty of a negative FFR? Comment on long-term outcome after deferred revascularization due to negative fractional flow reserve in intermediate coronary lesions by Weerts et al.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:257-258.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Hybrid revascularization procedures for multivessel disease: 2021.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:265-266.

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  25. DONAL E, Leurent G, Iung B
    Are We Right to Believe in the Value of Transcatheter Treatment of Secondary Tricuspid Regurgitation?
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77:240-242.

  26. KODALI S, Hahn RT, Eleid MF, Kipperman R, et al
    Feasibility Study of the Transcatheter Valve Repair System for Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77:345-356.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. ASGAR AW
    Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Therapy: Zeroing in on the Target.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77:357-359.

  28. CHUZI S, Khan SS, Pak ES
    Primary Palliative Care Education in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Cardiology Fellowships.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77:501-505.

  29. BODEN WE, Gersh BJ
    Defining the Proper SYNTAX for Long-Term Benefit of Myocardial Revascularization With Optimal Medical Therapy.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;78:39-41.

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  30. LENG SX, Kittleson MM
    Beyond the eyeball test: Impact and potential mechanisms of frailty in heart transplant candidates.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Jan 5. pii: S1053-2498(20)31869.

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  31. GERACI TC, Ng T
    Commentary: Restructuring the education of cardiac and thoracic surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:510-511.

  32. SWAIN JD, Soegaard Ballester JM, Luc JGY, Han JJ, et al
    Burning the candle at both ends: Mitigating surgeon burnout at the training stages.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:637-642.

  33. FU F, Zhang Y, Wang S, Li Y, et al
    Computed tomography density is not associated with pathological tumor invasion for pure ground-glass nodules.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:451-459.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. YOSHIYASU N, Kojima F, Hayashi K, Bando T, et al
    Radiomics technology for identifying early-stage lung adenocarcinomas suitable for sublobar resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:477-485.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. TAN J, Gao W, Yang W, Zeng X, et al
    Isoform-specific functions of c-Jun N-terminal kinase 1 and 2 in lung ischemia-reperfusion injury through the c-Jun/activator protein-1 pathway.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e143-e156.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. CLARK DE, Byrne RD, Mazurek JA, Opotowsky AR, et al
    Sizing heart transplant donors in adults with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)30508.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. ASHIKHMINA E, Schaff HV, Daly RC, Stulak JM, et al
    Risk factors and progression of systolic anterior motion after mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)30195.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. LENOIR M, Bouhout I, Jelassi A, Cartier R, et al
    Del Nido cardioplegia versus blood cardioplegia in adult aortic root surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:514-522.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. FUKUHARA S, Brescia AA, Shiomi S, Rosati CM, et al
    Surgical explantation of transcatheter aortic bioprostheses: Results and clinical implications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:539-547.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. PATEL ND, Friedman C, Herrington C, Wood JC, et al
    Progression in Fontan conduit stenosis and hemodynamic impact during childhood and adolescence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:372-380.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. PHILIP J, Powers E, Machado D, Colon DL, et al
    Pulsatile ventricular assist device as a bridge to transplant for the early high-risk single-ventricle physiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:405-413.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. LAWRENCE KM, Ittenbach RF, Hunt ML, Kaplinski M, et al
    Attrition between the superior cavopulmonary connection and the Fontan procedure in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:385-393.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. DESAI M, Ceneri N, Yerebakan C
    Cardiovascular basic science in 2020: A view through AATS journals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00769.

    Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: 2020 year in review.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00731.

  45. DAYAN V, Garcia-Villarreal OA, Escobar A, Ferrari J, et al
    The Latin American Association of Cardiac and Endovascular Surgery statement regarding the recently released American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00387.

  46. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Atrioventricular valve surgery: Restoration of the fibrous skeleton of the heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:360-365.

  47. DESHPANDE S, Sparks JD, Alsoufi B
    Pediatric heart transplantation: Year in review 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00758.

  48. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Highlights in congenital cardiothoracic surgery: 2020-2021.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:349-352.

  49. HAYANGA JWA, Likosky DS, van Diepen S, Holst K, et al
    2020 in review.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:628-632.

  50. DESHPANDE S, Alsoufi B
    Meeting needs-pushing boundaries: Mechanical circulatory support in children; year in review.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:400-404.

  51. OTTO CM, Nishimura RA, Bonow RO, Carabello BA, et al
    2020 ACC/AHA guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(21)00592.

    PLoS One

  52. HWANG JH, Piao H, Jang JY, Lee SK, et al
    Suppressive effects of vitamin C-treated induced-regulatory T cells on heart allograft rejection under vitamin C-deficient or -sufficient conditions.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246967.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  53. VAN HEESWIJK RB, Hullin R
    Oxygen-sensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Noninvasive Step Forward for Diagnosing Vasculopathy in the Cardiac Allograft.
    Transplantation. 2021;105:1664-1665.

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