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2 Anesth Analg
3 Ann Thorac Surg
4 BMC Anesthesiol
5 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
1 Circ Cardiovasc Interv
2 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
2 Heart
3 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
2 J Heart Lung Transplant
21 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 Scand Cardiovasc J
11 Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
2 Transplantation

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    Anesth Analg

  1. NASR VG, Staffa SJ, Vener DF, Huang S, et al
    The Practice of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology in the United States.
    Anesth Analg. 2022;134:532-539.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. ERICKSEN WL, Levy JH, Kim ES, Nie L, et al
    Thrombin Generation in Cardiac Versus Noncardiac Surgical Cohorts.
    Anesth Analg. 2022;134:606-614.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  3. NEZIC D
    Validation of 2021 adult cardiac surgery risk models for multiple valve operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 19. pii: S0003-4975(22)00349.

  4. LEE JH, Cho Y, Kim YJ, Cho YH, et al
    Impact of Individual Income Level on Late Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(22)00340.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. RORRIS FP, Argiriou M
    The perpetual struggle for coronary revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 19. pii: S0003-4975(22)00351.

    BMC Anesthesiol

  6. GAUDRIOT B, Oilleau JF, Kerforne T, Ecoffey C, et al
    The impact of iron store on red blood cell transfusion: a multicentre prospective cohort study in cardiac surgery.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2022;22:74.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. WEI S, Zhang G, Ma J, Nong L, et al
    Randomized controlled trial of an alternative drainage strategy vs routine chest tube insertion for postoperative pain after thoracoscopic wedge resection.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2022;22:27.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. ROSBOCH GL, Giunta F, Ceraolo E, Piccioni F, et al
    Italian survey on non-intubated thoracic surgery: results from INFINITY group.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2022;22:2.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. WEI W, Zheng X, Gu Y, Fu W, et al
    Effect of general anesthesia with thoracic paravertebral block on postoperative delirium in elderly patients undergoing thoracoscopic lobectomy: a randomized-controlled trial.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2022;22:1.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  10. SANZ-SANCHEZ J, Mashayekhi K, Agostoni P, Egred M, et al
    Device entrapment during percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Mar 21. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30160.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. SA MP, Jabagi H, Dokollari A, Awad AK, et al
    Early and late outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement with sutureless and rapid-deployment valves versus transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Meta-analysis with reconstructed time-to-event data of matched studies.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Mar 21. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30162.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. ESCHENBACH LK, Erlebach M, Deutsch MA, Ruge H, et al
    Stroke after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A severe complication with low predictability.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Mar 21. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30143.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. JANUSZEK R, Siudak Z, Malinowski KP, Wanha W, et al
    Annual operator volume among patients treated using percutaneous coronary interventions with rotational atherectomy and procedural outcomes: Analysis based on a large national registry.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Mar 22. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30155.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. ZHU Q, Yuan Z, Xu Y, Chen J, et al
    Validation of a novel staging classification system based on the extent of cardiac damage among Chinese patients after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A single-center retrospective study.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Mar 24. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30147.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Interv

  15. HAN Y, Claessen BE, Chen SL, Chunguang Q, et al
    Ticagrelor With or Without Aspirin in Chinese Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A TWILIGHT China Substudy.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Mar 23:CIRCINTERVENTIONS120009495.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  16. GASPAROVIC I, Artemiou P, Hulman M
    Intimal aortic atherosclerosis in cardiac surgery: surgical strategies to prevent embolic stroke.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 22. pii: 6551874. doi: 10.1093.

  17. SANDNER SE, Donovan TJ, Edelstein S, Puskas JD, et al
    Effects of the harvesting technique and external stenting on progression of vein graft disease 2 years after coronary artery bypass.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 21. pii: 6551534. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  18. KIM JH, Park J, Yang Y, Lee S, et al
    Percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with documented coronary vasospasm during long-term follow-up.
    Heart. 2022 Mar 22. pii: heartjnl-2021-320645. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-320645
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. OTTO CM
    Heartbeat: lower risk of infective endocarditis after transcatheter, compared with surgical, aortic valve replacement.
    Heart. 2022;108:579-581.

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  20. FERRARIS A, Jacquet-Lagreze M, Cazenave L, Fornier W, et al
    Effects of Landiolol on Macrocirculatory Parameters and Left and Right Ventricular Performances Following Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Feb 14. pii: S1053-0770(22)00125.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. BJORNSDOTTIR B, Biancari F, Dalen M, Dell'Aquila AM, et al
    Postcardiotomy Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation With and Without Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Feb 11. pii: S1053-0770(22)00117.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. WARNER MA, Patel PA, Hensley NB, Mazzeffi M, et al
    COVID-19-Related Blood Shortages and Cardiac Surgery: Do We Have Too Many Eggs in One Basket?
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Feb 23. pii: S1053-0770(22)00129.

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  23. GAN CT, Hoek RAS, van der Bij W, Van De Wauwer C, et al
    Long-term outcome and bridging success of patients evaluated and bridged to lung transplantation on the ICU.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022 Jan 24. pii: S1053-2498(22)00035.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. HAYES D JR, Melicoff-Portillo E, Ziady AG
    Selection of lung transplant candidates: A pediatric perspective on the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation consensus document.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022 Feb 26. pii: S1053-2498(22)01830.

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  25. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1386-1387.

  26. GRIFFIN BR, Bronsert M, Reece TB, Pal JD, et al
    Creatinine elevations from baseline at the time of cardiac surgery are associated with postoperative complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1378-1387.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. HIRJI SA, Shah R, Aranki S, McGurk S, et al
    The impact of hospital size on national trends and outcomes in isolated open proximal aortic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1269-1278.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. GOODEN SC, Hatoum H, Zhang W, Boudoulas KD, et al
    Multiple MitraClips: The balancing act between pressure gradient and regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1319-1327.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. LIN S, Rao C, Yang L, Yang X, et al
    Impact of coronary total occlusion on graft failure and outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1349-1357.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. BIANCO V, Aranda-Michel E, Serna-Gallegos D, Dunn-Lewis C, et al
    Transfusion of non-red blood cell blood products does not reduce survival following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(22)00219.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. BARAC YD, Witberg G, Assali A, Klempfner R, et al
    The Clinical SYNTAX score predicts survival better than the SYNTAX score in coronary revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(22)00217.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. BADHWAR V, Scott Rankin J, Lee R, McCarthy PM, et al
    Contemporary left atrial appendage management during adult cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(22)00216.

  33. LEE Y, Lu JY, Malhan R, Shargall Y, et al
    Effect of routine jejunostomy tube insertion in esophagectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jan 18. pii: S0022-5223(22)00030.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. KIM MS, Hwang HY, Cho KR, Kim KB, et al
    Right gastroepiploic artery versus right internal thoracic artery composite grafts: 10-year patency and long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1333-1343.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. CHAUVETTE V, Bouhout I, Tarabzoni M, Pham M, et al
    Pulmonary homograft dysfunction after the Ross procedure using decellularized homografts-a multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1296-1305.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. WANG M, Yan L, Li Q, Yang Y, et al
    Mesenchymal stem cell secretions improve donor heart function following ex vivo cold storage.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e277-e292.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. MACGILLIVRAY TE, Gleason TG, Patel HJ, Aldea GS, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American Association for Thoracic Surgery clinical practice guidelines on the management of type B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1231-1249.

  38. MARTIN E
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1456-1457.

  39. O'NEILL JD, Guenthart BA, Hozain AE, Bacchetta M, et al
    Xenogeneic support for the recovery of human donor organs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1563-1570.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. CHAN PG, Liang S, Smood B, Fann JI, et al
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery Summer Intern Scholarship-Over a decade of experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1419-1427.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. YARBORO LT, Mehaffey JH, Charles EJ, Kron IL, et al
    How to build and sustain an academic cardiothoracic surgery program.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1431-1434.

  42. AMDANI S, Simpson KE, Thrush P, Shih R, et al
    Hepatorenal dysfunction assessment with the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Excluding INR score predicts worse survival after heart transplant in pediatric Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00262.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. KNEUERTZ PJ, Yudovich MS, Amadi CC, Bashian E, et al
    Pulmonary artery size on computed tomography is associated with major morbidity after pulmonary lobectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1521-1529.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. COSELLI JS, Krause HM, Green SY, Zhang Q, et al
    A 23-year experience with the reversed elephant trunk technique for staged repair of extensive thoracic aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1252-1264.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. REECE TB
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1263-1264.

    Scand Cardiovasc J

  46. MYLLYKANGAS HM, Berg LT, Husso A, Halonen J, et al
    Negative pressure wound therapy in the treatment of deep sternal wound infections - a critical appraisal.
    Scand Cardiovasc J. 2021;55:327-332.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  47. JO T, Hur J, Kim EK
    Treatment of Pediatric Sternotomy Wound Complications: A Minimally Invasive Approach.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;70:56-64.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. GOTTE J, Zittermann A, Hakim-Meibodi K, Hata M, et al
    Long-Term Clinical Outcome in Elderly Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 30. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1716324.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. SMART NJ, Petter-Puchner AH
    Commentary on "Sterilization and Cross-Linking Combined with Ultraviolet Irradiation and Low-Energy Electron Irradiation Procedure: New Perspectives for Bovine Pericardial Implants in Cardiac Surgery".
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;70:43-44.

  50. WALKER S, Dittfeld C, Jakob A, Schonfelder J, et al
    Sterilization and Cross-Linking Combined with Ultraviolet Irradiation and Low-Energy Electron Irradiation Procedure: New Perspectives for Bovine Pericardial Implants in Cardiac Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;70:33-42.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. MINOL JP, Dimitrova V, Petrov G, Langner R, et al
    Predictive Value of Body Mass Index in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 12. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1723973.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. NOACK T, Sieg F, Cuartas MM, Spampinato R, et al
    Clinical Outcomes after Mitral Valve Repair with the Physio II Annuloplasty Ring.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1722651.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. HATA M, Bleiziffer S, Schramm R, Gummert JF, et al
    Papillary Muscle Heads Focalization for Functional Mitral Regurgitation with Severe Tethering.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 8. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1722730.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. ANDRESEN JR, Scheer F, Schloricke E, Sallakhi A, et al
    CT-guided Thoracic Sympathicolysis versus VATS Sympathectomy in the Therapeutic Concept for Severe Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;70:152-158.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. PINGPOH C, Donfack D, Berger T, Kreibich M, et al
    Moderate or Severe Functional MR and Severe AS: Is Mitral Valve Surgery Justified?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 22. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1735806.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. FARBER G, Alscher L, Heyne E, Doenst T, et al
    Scientific Publishing Differences between Sexes in Cardiology, Cardiac, and General Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;70:143-151.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. ALKADY H, Abouramadan S
    A Simple Approach for Minimally Invasive Combined Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 28. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1740240.
    PubMed         Abstract available


    New Onset Diabetes After Heart Transplantation: A Call to Arms.
    Transplantation. 2021 Jan 25. pii: 00007890-900000000-95408.

  59. KUDOSE S, Ratner L, Batal I
    Histopathologic Grading of Uterine Allograft Rejection: The Beginning of a Long Journey.
    Transplantation. 2022;106:22-23.

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