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1 Acta Anaesthesiol Scand
3 Anesth Analg
14 Ann Thorac Surg
2 Artif Organs
2 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
1 Circ Cardiovasc Interv
1 Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes
1 Circ Heart Fail
3 Circulation
4 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
1 Eur Respir J
14 J Am Coll Cardiol
2 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
1 J Electrocardiol
22 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
9 PLoS One
1 Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 Transplant Proc

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    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand

  1. TAKEDA C, Takeuchi M, Mizota T, Yonekura H, et al
    The Association Between Arterial Pulse Waveform Analysis Device and In-Hospital Mortalityin High-Risk Non-Cardiac Surgeries.
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2020 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/aas.13584.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Anesth Analg

  2. BIANCHI P, Beccaris C, Norbert M, Dunlop B, et al
    Use of Coagulation Point-of-Care Tests in the Management of Anticoagulation and Bleeding in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review.
    Anesth Analg. 2019 Nov 28. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004563.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. HOLMGAARD F, Vedel AG, Lange T, Nilsson JC, et al
    In Response.
    Anesth Analg. 2019;129:e204-e205.

  4. DESEBBE O, Joosten A, Denault A
    Cerebral Oximetry and Mean Arterial Pressure: Not a Straight Relationship, the Flow Between?
    Anesth Analg. 2019;129:e203-e204.

    Ann Thorac Surg

  5. SOHN B, Lee JS, Lee CH, Kwak JG, et al
    Partial Sternectomy to Prevent Rastelli Conduit Compression in Patients With Conotruncal Anomalies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e389-e391.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. BU H, Gong Y, Xie L
    Partial Resection of a Huge Left Ventricle Cardiac Fibroma in an Asymptomatic Child.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e393-e395.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. MIZRAHI M, Mery CM, Hasbani K, Fraser CD, et al
    Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery - Surgical Emergency?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 30. pii: S0003-4975(20)30427.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. NIIKAWA H, Okamoto T, Ayyat KS, Sakanoue I, et al
    Successful lung transplantation following acellular ex vivo lung perfusion with prone positioning.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30419.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. CERFOLIO RJ, Laliberte AS, Blackmon S, Ruurda JP, et al
    Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: A Consensus Statement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)30409.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. PADMANABHAN H, Brookes MJ, Luckraz H
    Association between Anemia and Blood Transfusion with Long-Term Mortality after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30417.

  11. WORRELL SG, Haug K, Dubovoy A, Lin J, et al
    Is lactic acidosis after lung transplantation associated with worse outcomes?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30420.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. SAITO T, Aoki M, Hagino I
    Norwood Operation With Anterior Translocation of Pulmonary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e387-e388.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. OISHI K, Arai H, Oi K, Yashima M, et al
    Safe and effective ultrasound-guided myectomy and mitral valve repair for HCM.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)30714.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. HALPERN AL, Weyant MJ
    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy for Complications of Congenital Pulmonary Venous Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e357-e359.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. SRIVASTAVA S, Das A, Khanuja JS, Pendharkar A, et al
    Cardiopulmonary Bypass Before Anesthesia Induction In A Case Of Ruptured Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(19)30721.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. NAKAMURA D, Kondo R, Makiuchi A, Itagaki H, et al
    Metachronous Thin-Walled Cavity Lung Cancers Exhibiting Variable Histopathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e353-e355.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. ZHANG C, Hua Z, Liu J, Yan F, et al
    Reoperation With Coronary Reimplantation After Takeuchi Repair of Bland-White-Garland Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e381-e382.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. WU S, Ma L, Li C, Ni Y, et al
    Optimizing Venous Drainage for Minimal Access Right Atrial Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e337-e338.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Artif Organs

  19. JUNG C, Westenfeld R, Kapur NK
    Transaxillary Impella support: Bridging the gap of powerful left ventricular support.
    Artif Organs. 2019;43:1053-1054.

    SynCardia total artificial heart opportunities and challenges moving forward.
    Artif Organs. 2019;43:1051-1052.

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  21. YOUNG L, Harb SC, Puri R, Khatri J, et al
    Percutaneous coronary intervention of an anomalous coronary chronic total occlusion: The added value of three-dimensional printing.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Mar 31. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28625.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. UJIHIRA K, Kohmoto T, Gimelli G, Raval A, et al
    The impact of increased pulmonary arterial pressure on outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Apr 3. doi: 10.1002/ccd.28862.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Interv

  23. SORRENTINO S, Sartori S, Baber U, Claessen BE, et al
    Bleeding Risk, Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Cessation, and Adverse Events After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: The PARIS Registry.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2020;13:e008226.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes

  24. INOHARA T, Vemulapalli S, Kohsaka S, Yashima F, et al
    Appropriateness of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Insight From the OCEAN-TAVI Registry.
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 Mar 26:CIRCOUTCOMES119006146.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Heart Fail

    Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitor Therapy and Post-Left Ventricular Assist Device Outcomes.
    Circ Heart Fail. 2019;12:e006162.


    Therapeutic Myocardial Infarction for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy: Is It Appropriate?
    Circulation. 2019;140:11-12.

  27. PARK DW, Ahn JM, Park H, Yun SC, et al
    Ten-Year Outcomes After Drug-Eluting Stents Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Left Main Coronary Disease: Extended Follow-Up of the PRECOMBAT Trial.
    Circulation. 2020 Mar 30. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.046039.

  28. ALEXANDER JH, Wojdyla D, Vora AN, Thomas L, et al
    The Risk / Benefit Tradeoff of Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Early and Late After an Acute Coronary Syndrome or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights from AUGUSTUS.
    Circulation. 2020 Mar 29. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.046534.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  29. BARILI F, Freemantle N, Pilozzi Casado A, Rinaldi M, et al
    Mortality in trials on transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement: a pooled meta-analysis of Kaplan-Meier-derived individual patient data.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Apr 1. pii: 5814871. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. CHO MY, Weidenbach M, Sinzobahamvya N, Grafe K, et al
    Adult congenital open-heart surgery: emergence of a new mortality score.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Mar 27. pii: 5814343. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. HERRY M, Laghlam D, Touboul O, Nguyen LS, et al
    Pacemaker implantation after aortic valve replacement: rapid-deployment Intuity(R) compared to conventional bioprostheses.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: 5812471. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. KIM WH, Ji SH, Jang YE
    Can machine learning-based prediction of complications after paediatric cardiac surgery improve patient outcomes?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Mar 26. pii: 5811874. doi: 10.1093.

    Eur Respir J

  33. RIDDELL P, Kleinerova J, Eaton D, Healy DG, et al
    Meaningful survival benefit for single lung transplantation in IPF patients over 65 years of age.
    Eur Respir J. 2020 Mar 26. pii: 13993003.02413-2019.

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  34. MCCARTNEY PJ, Maznyczka AM, Eteiba H, McEntegart M, et al
    Low-Dose Alteplase During Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention According to Ischemic Time.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020;75:1406-1421.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. GABA P, Serruys PW, Sabik JF 3rd, Kappetein AP, et al
    Effect of Baseline Anemia on Outcomes After Left Main Coronary Revascularization.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020;75:1493-1495.

  36. ILYAS I, Doshi R
    Sex Differences With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Not So Surprising Results.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020;75:1498-1499.

  37. VLASTRA W, van Nieuwkerk AC, Santos RB, Chandrasekhar J, et al
    Reply: Sex Differences With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Not So Surprising Results.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020;75:1499-1500.

  38. DEHMER GJ, Badhwar V, Bermudez EA, Cleveland JC Jr, et al
    2020 AHA/ACC Key Data Elements and Definitions for Coronary Revascularization: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing Committee to Develop Clinical Data Standards for Co
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Mar 10. pii: S0735-1097(20)30521.

  39. BLANKE P, Leipsic JA, Popma JJ, Yakubov SJ, et al
    Leaflet Thickening or Immobility Following Aortic Valve Replacement: Results from the Evolut Low Risk Sub-study.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Mar 18. pii: S0735-1097(20)34583.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. ANGIOLILLO DJ, Baber U, Sartori S, Briguori C, et al
    Ticagrelor with or without Aspirin in High-Risk Patients with Diabetes Mellitus undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0735-1097(20)34530.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. GAUDINO M, Kappetein AP, Di Franco A, Bagiella E, et al
    Randomized Trials in Cardiac Surgery: JACC Review Topic of the Week.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020;75:1593-1604.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. WINDECKER S, Khan F, Pilgrim T
    TAVR for the Treatment of Degenerated Aortic Bioprostheses: Aiming at a Moving Target.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;73:2656-2659.

  43. ASLEH R, Clavell AL, Pereira NL, Smith B, et al
    Incidence of Malignancies in Patients Treated With Sirolimus Following Heart Transplantation.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;73:2676-2688.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. HUNT SA
    Less Risky Immunosuppression in Heart Transplantation?
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;73:2689-2690.

  45. POLLARI F, Fischlein T, Pfeiffer S
    Comparison of Surgical and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Prostheses: Size Matters.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;73:2784.

  46. SONDERGAARD L, Ihlemann N, Jorgensen TH, Olsen PS, et al
    Reply: Choosing the Right Valve.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;73:2785-2787.

    TAVR in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease and Critical Aortic Stenosis: Hard Choices.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;73:2816-2818.

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  48. O'BRIEN B, Watkinson P
    The Challenge of Untangling the Interdependencies Between Complications After Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Feb 27. pii: S1053-0770(20)30188.

  49. COLE OM, Tosif S, Shaw M, Lip GYH, et al
    Acute Kidney Injury and Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation In Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Jan 8. pii: S1053-0770(20)30018.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Electrocardiol

  50. RORDORF R, Savastano S, Bontempi L, De Regibus V, et al
    Leadless pacing in cardiac transplant recipients: Primary results of a multicenter case experience.
    J Electrocardiol. 2020;60:33-35.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  51. HUARD P, Kalavrouziotis D, Lipes J, Simon M, et al
    Does the full-time presence of an intensivist lead to better outcomes in the cardiac surgical intensive care unit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1363-1375.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. LEGARE JF, Hassan A
    Commentary: Time to standardize physician expertise and coverage in cardiac intensive care units?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1390-1391.

  53. VANDENBERGHE S, Iseli D, Demertzis S
    Direct visualization of carbon dioxide field flooding: Optical and concentration level comparison of diffusor effectiveness.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:958-968.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. YANAGAWA B, Ad N, Gaudino MF
    Commentary: Postoperative atrial fibrillation can last years? Oh snap!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30923.

  55. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, Barac YD, Anand J, et al
    Influence of donor brain death duration on outcomes following heart transplantation: A United Network for Organ Sharing Registry analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30959.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Commentary: Ventricular assist devices in patients with major kidney compromise-A paradigm shift?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1320-1321.

  57. GELLER CM, Seng SS
    How to keep patients un-HAPI: Cardiac surgery and sacral pressure injuries: Invited expert opinion: Hospital-acquired pressure injuries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30202.

  58. DUNNING J, Trevis J
    Results of the PARAMEDIC-2 trial and how they relate to resuscitation after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(20)30469.

  59. HEITKEMPER M, Sivakumar S, Hatoum H, Dollery J, et al
    Simple 2-dimensional anatomic model to predict the risk of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30435.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. STACHON P, Kaier K, Oettinger V, Bothe W, et al
    Transapical aortic valve replacement versus surgical aortic valve replacement: A subgroup analyses for at-risk populations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)30517.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. ATKINS M, Reardon MJ
    Commentary: Constant variability.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1247-1248.

  62. FILARDO G, Ailawadi G, Pollock BD, da Graca B, et al
    Postoperative atrial fibrillation: Sex-specific characteristics and effect on survival.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31037.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. WEISEL RD, McGrath S
    Expanding opportunities to publish in American Association for Thoracic Surgery journals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1169-1170.

  64. WEIXLER VHM, Zurakowski D, Kheir J, Guariento A, et al
    Fontan with lateral tunnel is associated with improved survival compared with extracardiac conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1480-1491.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. HOZAIN AE, Tipograf Y, Pinezich MR, Cunningham KM, et al
    Multiday maintenance of extracorporeal lungs using cross-circulation with conscious swine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1640-1653.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. STACKHOUSE KA, McCrindle BW, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, et al
    Surgical palliation or primary transplantation for aortic valve atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31909.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. PARK CH, Lee SM, Lee JW, Hwang SH, et al
    Hook-wire localization versus lipiodol localization for patients with pulmonary lesions having ground-glass opacity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1571-1579.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. ROMEO JLR, Papageorgiou G, Takkenberg JJM, Roos-Hesselink JW, et al
    Influence of pregnancy on long-term durability of allografts in right ventricular outflow tract.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1508-1516.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. MADARIAGA ML, Lennes IT, Best T, Shepard JO, et al
    Multidisciplinary selection of pulmonary nodules for surgical resection: Diagnostic results and long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1558-1566.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  70. ORAS J, Doueh R, Norberg E, Redfors B, et al
    Left ventricular dysfunction in potential heart donors and its influence on recipient outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1333-1341.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  71. MORI M, Bin Mahmood SU, Schranz AJ, Sultan I, et al
    Risk of reoperative valve surgery for endocarditis associated with drug use.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1262-1268.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. CORSINI EM, Mitchell KG, Nguyen TC, Vaporciyan AA, et al
    Cardiothoracic surgery mock oral examinations: A single institution's 5-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1439-1444.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  73. BERTRAM A, Fuge J, Suhling H, Tudorache I, et al
    Adherence is associated with a favorable outcome after lung transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0226167.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  74. KIM A, Lee SJ, Ahn J, Park WY, et al
    The prognostic significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes assessment with hematoxylin and eosin sections in resected primary lung adenocarcinoma.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224430.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  75. MOON DH, Park CH, Kang DY, Lee HS, et al
    Significance of the lobe-specific emphysema index to predict prolonged air leak after anatomical segmentectomy.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0224519.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  76. DE-MIGUEL-DIEZ J, Lopez-de-Andres A, Hernandez-Barrera V, De Miguel-Yanes JM, et al
    Trends, characteristics, in-hospital outcomes and mortality in surgical mitral valve replacement among patients with and without COPD in Spain (2001-2015).
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0221263.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  77. PARK J, Hong KY, Min JJ, Kwon E, et al
    Clinically-defined preoperative serum phosphorus abnormalities and outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting: Retrospective analysis using inverse probability weighting adjustment.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0225720.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  78. STEVENS M, Shenoy AV, Munson SH, Yapici HO, et al
    Healthcare utilization and costs of cardiopulmonary complications following cardiac surgery in the United States.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0226750.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  79. TANAKA M, Yanagisawa R, Yashima F, Arai T, et al
    Previously implanted mitral surgical prosthesis in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Procedural outcome and morphologic assessment using multidetector computed tomography.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0226512.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  80. KHAN A, Aslam A, Satti KN, Ashiq S, et al
    Infective endocarditis post-transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), microbiological profile and clinical outcomes: A systematic review.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0225077.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  81. FURNAZ S, Karim M, Ashraf T, Ali S, et al
    Performance of the TIMI risk score in predicting mortality after primary percutaneous coronary intervention in elderly women: Results from a developing country.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0220289.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  82. SUGIMURA Y, Sipahi NF, Mehdiani A, Petrov G, et al
    Risk and Consequences of Postoperative Delirium in Cardiac Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 29. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1708046.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Transplant Proc

  83. STACEL T, Urlik M, Antonczyk R, Latos M, et al
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation: First Polish Experience.
    Transplant Proc. 2020 Mar 30. pii: S0041-1345(20)30197.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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