Home The Word Brain My Amedeo FAQ Privacy About Flying Publisher   

The Angels Initiative

Stroke prevention

  Thoracic Surgery

  Free Subscription


1 Anesthesiology
1 Ann Thorac Surg
2 BMC Anesthesiol
9 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
3 Eur Heart J
4 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
3 Heart
2 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
12 J Heart Lung Transplant
5 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
3 Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  Retrieve available abstracts of this week’s articles:
HTML format
Single Articles


  1. RONG LQ, Di Franco A, Rahouma M, Dimagli A, et al
    Baseline intraoperative left ventricular diastolic function is associated with postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery.
    Anesthesiology. 2023 Aug 8. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000004725.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  2. GAUDINO M, Bakaeen FG, Sandner S, Aldea GS, et al
    Expert Systematic Review on the Choice of Conduits for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Endorsed by the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jul 26:S0003-4975(23)00673.

    BMC Anesthesiol

  3. GUO Y, Wang J, Jiang P, Wang D, et al
    Effect of erector spinae plane block with different doses of dexmedetomidine as adjuvant for ropivacaine on the postoperative quality of recovery after video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy surgery: a randomized controlled trial.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:264.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. FAN ZW, Tang YX, Pan T, Zhang HT, et al
    Dexmedetomidine as an anesthetic adjunct is associated with reduced complications and cardiac intensive care unit length of stay after heart valve surgery.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:262.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  5. KOSTANTINIS S, Rempakos A, Simsek B, Karacsonyi J, et al
    Incidence, mechanisms, treatment, and outcomes of donor vessel injury during percutaneous coronary interventions for chronic total occlusion.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023 Aug 10. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30798.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. DE FELICE F, Paolucci L, Musto C, Cifarelli A, et al
    Postprocedural trans-mitral gradient in patients with degenerative mitral regurgitation undergoing mitral valve transcatheter edge-to-edge repair.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023 May 26. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30698.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. AURIGEMMA C, Trani C, D'Errigo P, Barbanti M, et al
    Impact of vascular complications after transcatheter aortic valve implantation. VASC-OBSERVANT II sub-study.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023 Jun 2. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30695.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. YOKOYAMA H, Ochiai T, Saito S
    Infective endocarditis after transcatheter edge-to-edge repair for severe mitral regurgitation; a case report and a systematic review.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023 Jun 21. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30751.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. REZKALLA J, Reddy Y, Nishimura RA, Padang R, et al
    Right heart catheterization predictors of symptomatic improvement in patients undergoing transcatheter tricuspid valve edge-to-edge repair.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023 Jun 23. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30754.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. BLANKE P, Modine T, Duncan A, Taramasso M, et al
    Anatomic suitability for transapical transcatheter mitral valve implantation using a tether-based device.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023 Jun 24. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30752.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. LANG FM, Mihatov N, Kriegel J, Nazif TM, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation within stentless landing zones: Procedural insights from a single-center experience.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023 Jul 2. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30755.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. LONG Y, Li W, Chen S, Li M, et al
    Novel arm-width-expandable transcatheter edge-to-edge repair system: Preclinical experiment and first-in-human study.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023;102:301-309.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. ZAHR F, Chadderdon S
    Long-term results of M-TEER: A mountain of data with gaps to cross.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023;102:400-401.

    Eur Heart J

  14. MCENTEGART M, Gori T
    How to treat left main coronary artery disease: the complementary lessons from trials and registries.
    Eur Heart J. 2023;44:2843-2845.

  15. PERSSON J, Yan J, Angeras O, Venetsanos D, et al
    PCI or CABG for left main coronary artery disease: the SWEDEHEART registry.
    Eur Heart J. 2023;44:2833-2842.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. GOLTSTEIN LCMJ, Rooijakkers MJP, Hoeks M, Li WWL, et al
    Effectiveness of aortic valve replacement in Heyde syndrome: a meta-analysis.
    Eur Heart J. 2023 Jul 5:ehad340. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  17. AIGNER C
    See one, do one, teach one?-It is all about the endpoints.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2023;64:ezad258.

  18. NORTON EL, Patel PM, Levine D, Wei JW, et al
    Bentall versus valve-sparing aortic root replacement for root pathology with moderate-to-severe aortic insufficiency: a propensity-matched analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2023;64:ezad231.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. MEINERI M, Daschkevich A, Andre G, Erdoes G, et al
    Temperature Monitoring in Cardiac Surgery with Transesophageal Echocardiography Probe: Magic Bullet or Underutilization of a Powerful Tool?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2023 Aug 9:ezad276. doi: 10.1093.

  20. BUONOCORE M, De Meester P, Brusselmans M, Van Puyvelde T, et al
    Secondary tricuspid valve regurgitation after isolated aortic valve replacement: outcomes and predictors.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2023 Aug 8:ezad275. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  21. PAOLISSO P, Beles M, Belmonte M, Gallinoro E, et al
    Outcomes in patients with moderate and asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis followed up in heart valve clinics.
    Heart. 2022 Dec 12:heartjnl-2022-321874. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-321874.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. IUNG B, Banovic M
    Added value of heart valve clinics in the management of asymptomatic aortic stenosis.
    Heart. 2023 Jan 26:heartjnl-2022-322101. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-322101.

  23. OTTO CM
    Heartbeat: heart valve clinics improve outcomes in patients with aortic valve stenosis.
    Heart. 2023;109:573-575.

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  24. DAS D, Chauhan S, Gayatri S, Chaudhury M, et al
    Efficacy of Incisional Ropivacaine Infiltration by Presternal Multi-Orifice Catheter for Post-sternotomy Pain Relief in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Study.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2023 Jul 10:S1053-0770(23)00467.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. ROSATO S, Biancari F, D'Errigo P, Manno V, et al
    Relative Survival After Adult Cardiac Surgery: Analysis of the Italian Nationwide Registry Data.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2023 Jul 18:S1053-0770(23)00502.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  26. SNYDER ME, Anderson MR, Benvenuto LJ, Sutton RM, et al
    Impact of age and telomere length on circulating T cells and rejection risk after lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023 Aug 4:S1053-2498(23)01960.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. SINGH TP, Cherikh WS, Hsich E, Lewis A, et al
    Graft Survival in Primary Thoracic Organ Transplant Recipients A Special Report from the International Thoracic Organ Transplant Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023 Aug 5:S1053-2498(23)01961.

  28. LEVY L, Moshkelgosha S, Huszti E, Hunter S, et al
    Pulmonary epithelial markers in phenotypes of chronic lung allograft dysfunction.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023;42:1152-1160.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. ACHARYA D, Manandhar-Shrestha N, Leacche M, Rajapreyar I, et al
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to advanced heart failure therapies.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023;42:1059-1071.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. WATELLE L, Toure M, Lamour JM, Kemna MS, et al
    Single-drug immunosuppression is associated with noninferior medium-term survival in pediatric heart transplant recipients.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023 Mar 4:S1053-2498(23)01772.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. OLIVELLA A, Almenar-Bonet L, Gonzalez-Vilchez F, Diez-Lopez C, et al
    Mechanical circulatory support in severe primary graft dysfunction: Peripheral cannulation but not earlier implantation improves survival in heart transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023 Mar 15:S1053-2498(23)01784.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. SEE HOE LE, Li Bassi G, Wildi K, Passmore MR, et al
    Donor heart ischemic time can be extended beyond 9 hours using hypothermic machine perfusion in sheep.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023;42:1015-1029.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. MESSER S, Rushton S, Simmonds L, Macklam D, et al
    A national pilot of donation after circulatory death (DCD) heart transplantation within the United Kingdom.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023 Mar 13:S1053-2498(23)01780.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. BARTEN MJ, Sax B, Schopka S, Amarelli C, et al
    European multicenter study on the real-world use and clinical impact of extracorporeal photopheresis after heart transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023 Mar 15:S1053-2498(23)01782.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. PELED Y, Afek A, Patel JK, Raanani E, et al
    Fifth bivalent omicron BA.4/BA.5 vaccination neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 in heart transplant recipients.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023 Mar 29:S1053-2498(23)01813.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. GUZMAN-GOMEZ A, Ahmed HF, Dani A, Zafar F, et al
    Center volume effect on acute cellular rejection and outcomes in pediatric lung transplant recipients.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023;42:1030-1039.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. MALAS J, Chen Q, Emerson D, Megna D, et al
    Heart retransplant recipients with renal dysfunction benefit from simultaneous heart-kidney transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2023;42:1045-1053.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  38. GAYNOR JW, Graham EM, Bhandari D, Fenchel M, et al
    Peri-operative Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds in Neonates Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Aug 7:S0022-5223(23)00658.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. GUO MH, Toubar O, Issa H, Glineur D, et al
    Long-Term Survival, Cardiovascular, and Functional Outcomes after Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in 566 Patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Aug 4:S0022-5223(23)00652.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. FUKUHARA S, MacGillivray T
    Discussion to: Reoperation following transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Insights from 10-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Aug 3:S0022-5223(23)00550.

  41. GAUDINO M, Bakaeen FG, Sandner S, Aldea GS, et al
    Expert systematic review on the choice of conduits for coronary artery bypass grafting: endorsed by the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Jul 25:S0022-5223(23)00544.

  42. KANEYUKI D, Villarraga HR, Gallego-Navarro CA, Todd A, et al
    The Fate of Concomitant Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Aug 2:S0022-5223(23)00649.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  43. RASHVAND J, Ostovar R, Schroeter F, Hartrumpf M, et al
    Results of Four-Stented Biological Aortic Valves and How They Compare to PARTNER-3.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Feb 10. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1742364.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. GERFER S, Eghbalzadeh K, Brinkschroder S, Djordjevic I, et al
    Is It Reasonable to Perform Isolated SAVR by Residents in the TAVI Era?
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;71:376-386.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. TAMBURINI N, D'Urbano F, Bagolini F, Trapella GS, et al
    Unilateral Thoracoscopic Thymectomy for Thymoma: Does Side Matter? A Single Institutional Experience.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;71:418-424.
    PubMed         Abstract available

Thank you for your interest in scientific medicine.

AMEDEO Thoracic Surgery is free of charge.
This policy is made possible thanks to a media sponsorship by Boehringer Ingelheim.