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2 Acta Anaesthesiol Scand
1 Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
22 Ann Thorac Surg
2 Br J Anaesth
9 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
1 Chest
1 Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
5 Circ Cardiovasc Interv
1 Circ Heart Fail
1 Clin Cardiol
7 Eur Heart J
2 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
1 Eur Respir J
2 J Am Coll Cardiol
8 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
1 J Heart Lung Transplant
2 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

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    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand

  1. STOLT H, Shams Hakimi C, Singh S, Jeppsson A, et al
    A comparison of the in vitro effects of three fibrinogen concentrates on clot strength in blood samples from cardiac surgery patients.
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2021 Aug 9. doi: 10.1111/aas.13967.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. WEI W, Fan Y, Liu W, Zhao T, et al
    Combined non-intubated anaesthesia and paravertebral nerve block in comparison with intubated anaesthesia in children undergoing video-assisted thoracic surgery.
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2020 Mar 7. doi: 10.1111/aas.13572.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  3. SATO S, Azami T, Kawamoto T, Inoue K, et al
    Safety and Applicability of Continuous Retrograde Cardioplegia in Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement: New Approaches.
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 4. doi: 10.5761/atcs.nm.20-00293.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  4. WILLIAMS KM, Hironaka CE, Wang H, Bajaj SS, et al
    Women in Thoracic Surgery Scholarship: Impact on Career Path and Interest in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:302-307.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. KOBAYASHI Y, Kotani Y, Kuroko Y, Tateishi A, et al
    Anatomic Risk Factors for Reintervention After Arterial Switch Operation for Taussig-Bing Anomaly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:163-169.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. AMDANI S, Boyle G, Elizabeth S, Godown J, et al
    Waitlist and post- heart transplant outcomes for children with non-dilated cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)31282.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. SERFAS JD, Thibault D, Andersen ND, Chiswell K, et al
    The Evolving Surgical Burden of Fontan Failure: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:179-187.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. JANUSZEWSKA K, Lehner A, Schmidt C, Stegger J, et al
    Cobra-Head Cuffed Vascular Graft as Right Ventricle-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunt in Norwood Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:156-161.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. SMITH C
    Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)01382.

  10. SHAHIAN DM, Badhwar V, Kurlansky PA, Bowdish ME, et al
    The STS Participant-Level, Multi-Procedural Composite Measure for Adult Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)01380.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. LEVY J, Kashem A, Sunagawa G, Zhao H, et al
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(21)01314.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. TONG C, Xu Y, Cao H, Ren J, et al
    Short-term outcomes of robot-assisted versus thoracoscopic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 31. pii: S0003-4975(21)01304.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. NGUYEN TC, Thourani VH, Nissen AP, Habib RH, et al
    The Effect of COVID-19 on Adult Cardiac Surgery in the United States in 717,103 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 31. pii: S0003-4975(21)01310.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. LEE SA, Jang IY, Park SY, Kim KW, et al
    Benefit of Sarcopenia Screening in Older Patients Undergoing Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)01298.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. AD N, Massimiano PS, Rongione AJ, Taylor B, et al
    Number and Type of Blood Products are Negatively Associated With Outcomes Following Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(21)01290.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. LOMANGINO I, Berni A, Lloret Madrid A, Terzi S, et al
    Sublingual sufentanil in pain management after pulmonary resection: a randomized prospective study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(21)01294.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. RAJAB TK, Mitchell MB
    Native Aortic Root Thrombosis After Norwood Palliation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:147-154.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. BIGELOW B, Toci G, Etchill E, Krishnan A, et al
    Nutritional Risk Index: A Predictive Metric for Mortality After Lung Transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:214-220.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. O'MALLEY TJ, Steyerberg EW, Tchantchaleishvili V
    Practical Use of Bayes Rule: Applying Odds Ratio to Fine-Tune Known Risk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:350.

  20. TOWE CW, Thibault DP, Worrell SG, Bachman KC, et al
    Factors Associated With Successful Postoperative Day One Discharge After Anatomic Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:221-227.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. BERTOLACCINI L, Prisciandaro E, Galetta D, Casiraghi M, et al
    Outcomes and Safety Analysis in Superior Vena Cava Resection for Extended Thymic Epithelial Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:271-277.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. SOH J, Sugimoto S, Namba K, Miura A, et al
    Chronic lung injury after trimodality therapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 14. pii: S0003-4975(20)31666.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. ZHOU Y, Li X, Dai J, Lin L, et al
    Uniportal Thoracoscopic Decortication for Stage III Tuberculous Empyema With Severe Rib Crowding.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:289-294.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. OEY I, Steiner M, Morgan M, Waller D, et al
    Patient-directed volume reduction for emphysema - sequential surgical and endobronchial techniques.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 13. pii: S0003-4975(20)31654.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. KAGIMOTO A, Tsutani Y, Handa Y, Mimae T, et al
    Prediction of Acute Exacerbation of Interstitial Pneumonia Using Visual Evaluation of PET.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:264-270.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Br J Anaesth

  26. SPENCE J, Bosch J, Chongsi E, Lee SF, et al
    Standardized Assessment of Global activities in the Elderly scale in adult cardiac surgery patients.
    Br J Anaesth. 2021 Jul 27. pii: S0007-0912(21)00425.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. HU T, Duan R, Zou X, Shi J, et al
    Perioperative dexmedetomidine and 5-year survival in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Comment on Br J Anaesth 2021; 127: 215-23.
    Br J Anaesth. 2021 Jul 27. pii: S0007-0912(21)00427.

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  28. BISWAS S, Dinh D, Duffy SJ, Brennan A, et al
    Characteristics and outcomes of unsuccessful percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jul 31. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29886.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. MAHOWALD MK, Pislaru SV, Reeder GS, Padang R, et al
    Institutional learning experience for combined edge-to-edge tricuspid and mitral valve repair.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Mar 17. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28856.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. NONA P, Mahmood S, Lemor A, Qintar M, et al
    Incidence of acquired ventricular septal defect after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A large single center experience.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Aug 3. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29897.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. SHROFF GR, Henry TD
    Percutaneous coronary intervention in end-stage kidney disease: Trapped between a rock and a hard place.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;98:215-216.

  32. TARANTINI G, Cardaioli F
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement and chronic kidney disease: Close friends or sworn enemies?
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;98:328-329.

  33. KAWAGUCHI T, Yamaji K, Ishizu K, Morinaga T, et al
    Effect of postdilatation following balloon expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Dec 27. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28676.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. ZUSMAN O, Barbash MI, Guetta V, Finkelstein A, et al
    Predicting the risk of late futile outcome after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Feb 5. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28761.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. ADAMO M, Provini M, Fiorina C, Giannini C, et al
    Interaction between severe chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury in predicting mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Insights from the Italian Clinical Service Project.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Jul 9. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28927.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. ADDIS DR, Law M, von Mering G, Ahmed M, et al
    Codeployment of a percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair device and a ventriculoseptal defect occluder device to address complex mitral regurgitation with leaflet perforation.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Jul 31. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29147.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  37. RAMSEY AL, Wallace WD, Abtin F, Suh JD, et al
    Sweet's Syndrome: A First in Human Lung Transplantation.
    Chest. 2021;160:e173-e176.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging

  38. ABBAS AE, Ternacle J, Pibarot P, Xu K, et al
    Impact of Flow on Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch Following Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Aug 13:CIRCIMAGING120012364.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Interv

  39. SECEMSKY EA, Butala N, Raja A, Khera R, et al
    Comparative Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease: An National Cardiovascular Data Registry Research to Practice Project.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Aug 10:CIRCINTERVENTIONS120010323.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. KEREIAKES DJ, Feldman RL, Ijsselmuiden AJJ, Saito S, et al
    Safety and Effectiveness of the SVELTE Fixed-Wire and Rapid Exchange Bioresorbable-Polymer Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Systems for the Treatment of Atherosclerotic Lesions: Results of the OPTIMIZE Randomized Study.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Aug 6:CIRCINTERVENTIONS121010609.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. RAHARJO DE, Kunadian V
    Is There a Difference in Efficacy of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Focal and Diffuse Stable Coronary Artery Disease?
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Aug 3:CIRCINTERVENTIONS121011013.

  42. RAJKUMAR CA, Shun-Shin M, Seligman H, Ahmad Y, et al
    Placebo-Controlled Efficacy of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Focal and Diffuse Patterns of Stable Coronary Artery Disease.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Aug 3:CIRCINTERVENTIONS120009891.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. BRICENO N, Ryan M, O'Gallagher K, Patterson T, et al
    Effect of Percutaneous Left Ventricular Unloading on Coronary Flow and Cardiac Coronary Coupling in Patients Undergoing High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Aug 3:CIRCINTERVENTIONS120010454.

    Circ Heart Fail

  44. TON VK, Thomas S, Coglianese E, D'Alessandro D, et al
    Left Ventricular Assist Device Explant and Mitral Valve Replacement for Myocardial Recovery.
    Circ Heart Fail. 2021 Aug 3:CIRCHEARTFAILURE120008251.

    Clin Cardiol

  45. XIAO F, Yang J, Fan R
    Effects of COPD on in-hospital outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Results from the National Inpatient Sample database.
    Clin Cardiol. 2020 Oct 22. doi: 10.1002/clc.23475.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  46. GAUDINO M, Di Franco A, Alexander JH, Bakaeen F, et al
    Sex differences in outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting: a pooled analysis of individual patient data.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Aug 2. pii: 6333765. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. KITAMURA M, Holzhey D, Thiele H, Abdel-Wahab M, et al
    Single leaflet BASILICA for bilateral coronary artery protection.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:2612.

  48. LANSKY AJ, Makkar R, Nazif T, Messe S, et al
    A randomized evaluation of the TriGuard HDH cerebral embolic protection device to Reduce the Impact of Cerebral Embolic LEsions after TransCatheter Aortic Valve ImplanTation: the REFLECT I trial.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 May 17. pii: 6277114. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Reflective learning on the role of cerebral embolic protection in TAVI patients?
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:2680-2682.

  50. CHESSA M, Brida M, Gatzoulis MA, Diller GP, et al
    Emergency department management of patients with adult congenital heart disease: a consensus paper from the ESC Working Group on Adult Congenital Heart Disease, the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EUSEM), the European Association for Cardio-T
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:2527-2535.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. BIENJONETTI-BOUDREAU D, Fleury MA, Voisine M, Paquin A, et al
    Impact of sex on the management and outcome of aortic stenosis patients.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 May 23. pii: 6282426. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. GOLIASCH G, Lang IM
    Impact of sex on the management and outcome of aortic stenosis patients: a female aortic valve stenosis paradox, and a call for personalized treatments?
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Jun 13. pii: 6297824. doi: 10.1093.

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

    The importance of conducting relevant animal studies to advance cardioprotection for cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Aug 7. pii: 6345429. doi: 10.1093.

  54. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, Chen EP
    Reoperation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: the future is here.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Aug 3. pii: 6338107. doi: 10.1093.

    Eur Respir J

  55. LEVY L, Huszti E, Berra G, Renaud-Picard B, et al
    The accuracy of forced vital capacity for diagnosing restrictive allograft syndrome and mixed phenotype of chronic lung allograft dysfunction.
    Eur Respir J. 2021;58.

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  56. OYAMA K, Furtado RHM, Fagundes A Jr, Zelniker TA, et al
    Effect of Evolocumab on Complex Coronary Disease Requiring Revascularization.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Nov 11. pii: S0735-1097(20)37776.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. CHIKWE J, O'Gara P, Fremes S, Sundt TM 3rd, et al
    Mitral Surgery After Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;78:1-9.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  58. MICHAUD L, Dureau P, Kerleroux B, Charfeddine A, et al
    Development and Validation of a Predictive Score for Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation After Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul 10. pii: S1053-0770(21)00588.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. WANG KKP, Liu W, Chew STH, Ti LK, et al
    New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery is a Significant Risk Factor for Long-Term Stroke: An Eight-Year Prospective Cohort Study.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul 8. pii: S1053-0770(21)00575.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. GOLDENBERG AA, Wolf A, Conlin F
    Anesthetic Management of a Patient With Bilateral Diaphragmatic Paralysis Secondary to Neuralgic Amyotrophy Undergoing Open Aortic Valve Replacement.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jun 25. pii: S1053-0770(21)00534.

  61. LEE JG, Pak C, Oh DK, Kim HC, et al
    Right Ventricular Assist Device With Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Bridging Right Ventricular Heart Failure to Lung Transplantation: A Single-Center Case Series and Literature Review.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul 10. pii: S1053-0770(21)00582.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. THANG C, Marella P, Kumar A, Matebele M, et al
    Early Albumin Exposure After Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul 10. pii: S1053-0770(21)00583.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. SIMON ER, Rakholia M, McHenry ML, Mishra PK, et al
    Cardiac Surgery in a Patient With Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul 13. pii: S1053-0770(21)00574.

  64. POSPISHIL L, Nampi RG, Neuburger PJ
    Contemporary Practice of Echocardiography in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul 15. pii: S1053-0770(21)00600.

  65. MORTAZAVI SH, Oraii A, Goodarzynejad H, Bina P, et al
    Utility of the CHA2DS2-VASc Score in Prediction of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul 18. pii: S1053-0770(21)00609.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  66. TAGUE LK, Bedair B, Witt C, Byers DE, et al
    Lung protective ventilation based on donor size is associated with a lower risk of severe primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Jul 10. pii: S1053-2498(21)02392.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  67. FUKUHARA S, Nguyen CTN, Kim KM, Yang B, et al
    Aortic valve reintervention after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01112.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. SCHIAVON M, Mendogni P, Faccioli E, Lorenzoni G, et al
    Lobar size reduction in lung transplantation: A propensity score study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)01122.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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