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5 Am Heart J
32 Ann Thorac Surg
2 Br J Anaesth
3 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
4 Eur Heart J
3 Heart
4 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
3 J Heart Lung Transplant
2 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
5 N Engl J Med
3 Tex Heart Inst J
1 Transplantation

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    Am Heart J

  1. NANNA MG, Wang TY, Chiswell K, Sun JL, et al
    Estimating the real-world performance of the PROMISE minimal-risk tool.
    Am Heart J. 2021;239:100-109.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. DESAI MY, Wolski K, Owens A, Naidu SS, et al
    Study design and rationale of VALOR-HCM: evaluation of mavacamten in adults with symptomatic obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who are eligible for septal reduction therapy.
    Am Heart J. 2021;239:80-89.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. GRUBB CS, Truby LK, Topkara VK, Bohnen MS, et al
    Advanced Heart Failure Patients Supported with Ambulatory Inotropic Therapy: What Defines Success of Therapy?
    Am Heart J. 2021 May 10. pii: S0002-8703(21)00121.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. SIDEBOTTOM AC, Miedema MD, Benson G, Vacquier M, et al
    The Impact of a Population-based Prevention Program on Cardiovascular Events: Findings from the Heart of New Ulm Project.
    Am Heart J. 2021 May 3. pii: S0002-8703(21)00112.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. BARBERY CE, Giczewska A, White J, Lokhnygina Y, et al
    Effect of once-weekly exenatide on hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome or coronary revascularization in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
    Am Heart J. 2021;239:59-63.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  6. KANG CH, Na KJ, Park S, Park IK, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes of Robotic Thymectomy in Patients With Thymic Epithelial Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:430-435.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. CORSINI EM, Mitchell KG, Zhou N, Antonoff MB, et al
    Liposomal Bupivacaine Intercostal Block Is Important for Reduction of Pulmonary Complications.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:423-429.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. GIRELLI L, Casiraghi M, Sandri A, Petrella F, et al
    Results of Surgical Resection of Locally Advanced Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:405-414.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. KHULLAR O, Wei J, Wagh K, Binongo J, et al
    Preoperative Lung Function is Associated with Patient Reported Outcomes After Lung Cancer Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 29. pii: S0003-4975(20)31814.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. HANNAN EL, Zhong Y, Cozzens K, Adams DH, et al
    Revascularization for Isolated Proximal Left Anterior Descending Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:555-562.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. FAMIGLIETTI A, Memoli JW, Khaitan PG
    Therapeutic Application of Cannabis in Medicine and Its Relevance to Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:665-671.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. BRYAN DS, Ferguson MK, Antonoff MB, Backhus LM, et al
    Consensus for Thoracoscopic Left Upper Lobectomy-Essential Components and Targets for Simulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:436-442.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. OKAHARA S, Levvey B, McDonald M, D'Costa R, et al
    A Retrospective Review of Declined Lung Donors: Estimating the Potential of Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:443-449.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. DELL'AMORE A, Chen L, Monaci N, Campisi A, et al
    Total Lung-sparing Surgery for Tracheobronchial Low-grade Malignancies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:450-458.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. REICH HJ, Lou X, Brescia AA, Henn MC, et al
    Mentorship Effectiveness in Cardiothoracic Surgical Training.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:645-651.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. KOZIK D, Sparks J, Trivedi J, Slaughter MS, et al
    ABO Incompatible Heart Transplant in Infants - A UNOS Database Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)31422.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. KREUZER M, Sames-Dolzer E, Mair R, Gierlinger G, et al
    En Block Rotation of the Outflow Tracts: Intermediate Follow-up After 15 Years of Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:603-609.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. ONO M, Burri M, Mayr B, Anderl L, et al
    Risk Factors for Failed Fontan Procedure After Stage 2 Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:610-618.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. SPIGEL ZA, Kalustian A, Ghanayem N, Imamura M, et al
    Predictors of Transplant-Free Survival After the Norwood Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:638-644.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. STEPHENS EH, Talwar AA, Devlin PJ, Eltayeb O, et al
    24-Year Results of Nonfenestrated Extracardiac Fontan Including Fontan Conversions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:619-625.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. D'AMBROSIO AE, Albonico G, Enide I, Morda O, et al
    Pleural Melanoma Metastasis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e103-e105.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. AGDAMAG AC, Shaffer A, John R, Wechsler AS, et al
    First Successful LVAD Implantation After BioVentrix Revivent TC Ventricular Reshaping.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e123-e126.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. INAGE T, Fujino K, Motooka Y, Ishiwata T, et al
    Thrombolysis of Pulmonary Emboli via Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Injection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:395-404.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. WEI MM H, Xu Mm Z, Zou C, Zhang G, et al
    Stenosis of the Ascending Aorta and Innominate Artery With Coronary Aneurysms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e153.

  25. PAHWA S, Stephens EH, Daly RC, Arghami A, et al
    Mitral Valve Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00736.

  26. JIN R, Grunkemeier GL, Furnary AP
    Continuous Monitoring of Risk-Adjusted Outcomes: Excess Deaths vs Lives Saved.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:368-372.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. YANG B, Naeem A
    A Y Incision and Rectangular Patch to Enlarge the Aortic Annulus by Three Valve Sizes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e139-e141.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. MISTIRIAN AA, Yates MT, Lawrence DR
    An alternative and safe technique to tie down a biological aortic valve in small aortic roots.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00357.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. KEMMOCHI R, Eishi K, Nakaji S, Inoue T, et al
    "Leafletization" of Atrialized Ventricular Septum Endocardium in Ebstein Anomaly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e149-e151.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. TERADA Y, Gauthier JM, Pasque MK, Takahashi T, et al
    Clinical Outcomes of Lung Transplants From Donors With Unexpected Pulmonary Embolism.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)31732.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. SCHAFF HV, Gardner TJ
    In Memoriam: Vincent L. Gott, MD (1927-2020).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:679-680.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. HASHIMOTO M, Arizumi F, Yamamoto A, Kusuyama K, et al
    One-Stage Robotic Resection for Thoracic Dumbbell Tumor Without Repositioning.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e83-e85.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. ZHANG JZ, Zhu GY, Zhang Y, Bai LJ, et al
    Myocardial Bridge Bypass Graft: A Novel Surgical Procedure for Extensive Myocardial Bridges.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e115-e117.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. AGWAR FD, Gemechu TW
    Mature Teratoma in the Right Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e111-e113.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. KATAOKA H, Tanaka H, Toshida T, Ebato M, et al
    Intraoperative Trifecta Valve Malfunction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e107-e109.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. CARLO WF, Collins JL, Pearce FB, Dabal RJ, et al
    Late Heart Transplantation in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome with Intact Atrial Septum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)00070.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. UEMURA H, Yajima S, Ryomoto M, Sekiya N, et al
    Off-Pump Resection of an Epicardial Cyst by Using a Minimally Invasive Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e119-e121.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Br J Anaesth

  38. SANDERS RD, Wehrman J, Irons J, Dieleman J, et al
    Meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of perioperative dexmedetomidine to reduce delirium and mortality after cardiac surgery.
    Br J Anaesth. 2021 Sep 3. pii: S0007-0912(21)00516.

  39. FINNERTY DT, Buggy DJ
    Comparison of fascial plane blocks on quality of recovery for minimally invasive thoracic surgery. Response to Br J Anaesth 2021; 127: e14-5.
    Br J Anaesth. 2021;127:e99-e100.

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  40. TARANTINI G, Zuccarelli V
    Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass graft surgery: The battle rages on.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;98:434-435.

  41. MUSUMECI G, Colopi M
    Percutaneous coronary intervention outcomes in left main and multivessel disease: Navigating the patent minefield.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;98:445-446.

  42. TANG GHL, Dangas GD
    Coronary access after valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Time for a prospective study?
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;98:605-606.

    Eur Heart J

  43. ERLINGE D, Gotberg M
    We need intracoronary physiology guidance before percutaneous coronary intervention, but do we need it post-stenting?
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Sep 4. pii: 6364082. doi: 10.1093.

  44. CASE BC, Ben-Dor I, Satler LF, Waksman R, et al
    Rescue alcohol septal ablation for dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction and haemodynamic collapse after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Feb 21. pii: 6145857. doi: 10.1093.

  45. GHAREBAGHI N, Mehdizade H, Askari B, Mirza-Aghazadeh-Attari M, et al
    A bizarre foreign object in the heart: toothpick lodged in the tricuspid valve.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:2957.

  46. OYETUNJI SO, Otto CM
    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation or replacement? Valve durability in the context of patient life expectancy.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Jul 1. pii: 6311995. doi: 10.1093.


  47. PARK SJ, Oh JK, Kim SO, Lee SA, et al
    Determinants of clinical outcomes of surgery for isolated severe tricuspid regurgitation.
    Heart. 2020 Nov 2. pii: heartjnl-2020-317715. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2020-317715.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. YEOH J, MacCarthy P
    Is it time to refresh the heart team? New paradigms for shared decision making.
    Heart. 2021;107:674-681.

  49. HUBERS SA, Schirger JA, Sangaralingham SJ, Chen Y, et al
    B-type natriuretic peptide and cardiac remodelling after myocardial infarction: a randomised trial.
    Heart. 2020 Aug 3. pii: heartjnl-2020-317182. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2020-317182.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  50. MORRISON S, Lacey C, Attard C, Davies B, et al
    Recombinant Factor VIIa in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Aug 8. pii: S1053-0770(21)00638.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. LAURENT Q, Michel-Cherqui M, Szekely B, Glorion M, et al
    Prevalence, Characteristics and Preoperative Predictors of Chronic Pain After Double-Lung Transplantation: A Prospective Cohort Study.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul 30. pii: S1053-0770(21)00622.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Anesthetic Considerations for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Chronic Total Occlusions-A Narrative Review.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Aug 8. pii: S1053-0770(21)00637.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. SIKACHI RR, Anca D
    Anesthetic Considerations in a Patient With LVAD and COVID-19 Undergoing Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Dec 17. pii: S1053-0770(20)31365.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  54. PELED Y, Ram E, Lavee J, Sternik L, et al
    BNT162b2 vaccination in heart transplant recipients: Clinical experience and antibody response.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Apr 21. pii: S1053-2498(21)02274.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. GUENTHART BA, Krishnan A, Alassar A, Madhok J, et al
    First lung and kidney multi-organ transplant following COVID-19 Infection.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021;40:856-859.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. HAVLIN J, Svorcova M, Dvorackova E, Lastovicka J, et al
    Immunogenicity of BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine and SARS-CoV-2 infection in lung transplant recipients.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021;40:754-758.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  57. ROBINSON NB, Lia H, Rahouma M, Audisio K, et al
    Coronary artery bypass with single versus multiple arterial grafts in women: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)01147.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Commentary: Hospital cost reduction after coronary artery bypass grafting is a strategic priority.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)01218.

    N Engl J Med

  59. AUER J, Lamm G
    Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion during Cardiac Surgery to Prevent Stroke.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:1053.

  60. COSTA F, Bella GD, Micari A
    Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion during Cardiac Surgery to Prevent Stroke.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:1053.

  61. CALISKAN E, Falk V, Emmert MY
    Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion during Cardiac Surgery to Prevent Stroke.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:1054.

  62. CHOUDHURY S, Gatherer R, Anwar S
    Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion during Cardiac Surgery to Prevent Stroke.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:1054.

  63. BELLEY-COTE EP, Connolly SJ, Whitlock RP
    Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion during Cardiac Surgery to Prevent Stroke. Reply.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:1054-1055.

    Tex Heart Inst J

  64. NELSON DW, Sundararajan S, Klein E, Joyce LD, et al
    Sustained Use of the Impella 5.0 Heart Pump Enables Bridge to Clinical Decisions in 34 Patients.
    Tex Heart Inst J. 2021;48.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. BUSH AL, Allencherril J, Alam M
    Managing Thrombosis and Hemorrhage in a Man with Myocardial Infarction and Traumatic Hemopericardium with Cardiac Tamponade.
    Tex Heart Inst J. 2021;48.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. MILES B, Durham LA, Kurman J, Joyce LD, et al
    Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation to Facilitate Removal of Endobronchial Tumors.
    Tex Heart Inst J. 2021;48.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  67. PERMPALUNG N, Bazemore K, Chiang TP, Mathew J, et al
    Impact of COVID-19 on Lung Allograft and Clinical Outcomes in Lung Transplant Recipients: A Case-control Study.
    Transplantation. 2021;105:2072-2079.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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