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3 Anesth Analg
1 Anesthesiology
11 Ann Thorac Surg
1 BMC Anesthesiol
1 Br J Anaesth
5 Can J Anaesth
10 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
4 Chest
1 Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
1 Circulation
2 Crit Care Med
1 Eur Heart J
14 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
2 Heart
2 J Am Coll Cardiol
2 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
1 J Electrocardiol
4 J Heart Lung Transplant
2 J Pediatr Surg
1 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
2 Transplant Proc

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    Anesth Analg

    Intraoperative Airway Management Considerations for Adult Patients Presenting With Tracheostomy: Alternate Techniques.
    Anesth Analg. 2021;133:e41-e42.

  2. MURPHY GS, Avram MJ, Greenberg SB, Bilimoria S, et al
    Neuromuscular and Clinical Recovery in Thoracic Surgical Patients Reversed With Neostigmine or Sugammadex.
    Anesth Analg. 2021;133:435-444.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Transfusion Thresholds in Cardiac Surgery.
    Anesth Analg. 2021;133:e51-e52.


  4. DHAWAN R, Daubenspeck D, Wroblewski KE, Harrison JH, et al
    Intrathecal Morphine for Analgesia in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Double-blinded Clinical Trial.
    Anesthesiology. 2021 Sep 14. pii: 117560. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000003963.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  5. PUNZO G, Nachira D, Sollazzi L
    Erector Spinae Plane Block: A Postoperative "Rescue" Analgesia for Uncontrolled Pain After U-VATS.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1037.

  6. HAMEED I, Gaudino M
    Left Internal Mammary Artery Dissection and Bleeding: A Matter of Trial Design, Not Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:801-802.

  7. ASHFAQ A, Morales DLS
    Adult Congenital Heart Transplant: Learning to Surf this Growing Wave?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 20. pii: S0003-4975(20)31724.

  8. CONDELLO I, Mastroroberto P, Santarpino G
    Early surgery of the mitral valve: do we have "new" predictor factors?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00120.

    An Early Look at Blood Conservation During Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(21)01560.

  10. CHAUDHARY O, Matyal R, Sharkey A
    Erector Spinae Plane Block-Block of Choice for Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1037-1038.

  11. HELMERS MR, Kim ST, Atluri P
    Relationship of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Times and Outcomes in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00110.

  12. ATOUI R
    Influenza Vaccination in Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass: The Quest Continues.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1031.

  13. CONDELLO I, Santarpino G, Speziale G
    CPB's time in Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery is an independent or dependent variable for the patient outcome?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00111.

  14. GILLINOV M, Burns DJP, Wierup P
    Rings and Things in Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00129.

  15. CARR RA, Harrington C, Vos E, Bains MS, et al
    Treatment of anastomotic recurrence after esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Sep 9. pii: S0003-4975(21)01558.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Anesthesiol

  16. POTERMAN M, Kalmar AF, Buisman PL, Struys MMRF, et al
    Improved haemodynamic stability and cerebral tissue oxygenation after induction of anaesthesia with sufentanil compared to remifentanil: a randomised controlled trial.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2020;20:258.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Br J Anaesth

  17. CONNOLLY JG, Scarpa JR, Gupta HV, Tan KS, et al
    Intraoperative ketorolac may interact with patient-specific tumour genomics to modify recurrence risk in lung adenocarcinoma: an exploratory analysis.
    Br J Anaesth. 2021;127:e82-e85.

    Can J Anaesth

  18. HANLEY C, Callum J, McCluskey S, Karkouti K, et al
    Albumin use in bleeding cardiac surgical patients and associated patient outcomes.
    Can J Anaesth. 2021;68:1514-1526.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. BARTOSZKO J, Callum J, Karkouti K
    The association of prothrombin complex concentrates with postoperative outcomes in cardiac surgery: an observational substudy of the FIBRES randomized controlled trial.
    Can J Anaesth. 2021 Sep 14. pii: 10.1007/s12630-021-02100.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. MOSER B, Kemper M, Kleine-Brueggeney M, Gasteiger L, et al
    Dimensional compatibility and limitations of tracheal intubation through supraglottic airway devices: a mannequin-based in vitro study.
    Can J Anaesth. 2021;68:1337-1348.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. JANSEN G, Irmscher L, Borgstedt R, Rehberg SW, et al
    Tension pneumopericardium and pneumoperitoneum: a rare complication of pericardiocentesis.
    Can J Anaesth. 2021;68:1564-1565.

    Non-ventilated lung airway occlusion during one-lung ventilation: a need for further research?
    Can J Anaesth. 2021;68:1456-1457.

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  23. MEDRANDA GA, Rogers T, Ali SW, Zhang C, et al
    Prosthetic valve endocarditis after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in low-risk patients.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Sep 10. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29943.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. BRIZIDO C, Madeira M, Brito J, Madeira S, et al
    Surgical versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement in low-risk patients: A long-term propensity score-matched analysis.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Sep 10. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29948.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. ULLAH W, Zghouzi M, Ahmad B, Suleiman AM, et al
    Safety and efficacy of the polymer-free and polymer-coated drug-eluting stents in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Sep 12. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29953.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. ENG MH, Fang HK
    Transcarotid: A sign from above?
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:734-735.

  27. KONERU S, Jneid H
    Rescue valve-in-valve TAVI: Buy one get one free!
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:712-713.

    Left atrial appendage closure: Moving toward a same day standard.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:917-918.

  29. LANDES U, Kornowski R
    Same day discharge: How much less is more for TAVR patients?
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:948-949.

  30. FARHAD H, Levy MS
    PCI for left main bifurcation stenting: A treatment paradigm at a crossroads?
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:786-787.

  31. MUSUMECI G, Colopi M
    Coronary arterial disease in patients undergoing percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair: Handle with care.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:925-926.

  32. MAHTTA D, Jneid H
    Paravalvular leak after TAVR: remarkable improvement but not the time to shift focus.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;97:903-904.


  33. BREUER O, Shoseyov D, Koretz S, Alyan N, et al
    Ethical dilemma: ELX/TEZ/IVA or Lung Transplantation in Cystic Fibrosis and End Stage Lung Disease?
    Chest. 2021 Sep 7. pii: S0012-3692(21)03846-0. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. CHEN AC, Pastis NJ Jr, Mahajan AK, Khandhar SJ, et al
    Robotic Bronchoscopy for Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions: A Multicenter Pilot and Feasibility Study (BENEFIT).
    Chest. 2021;159:845-852.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Hospital Variation in Long-Term Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery.
    Chest. 2021;159:1330-1331.

  36. BOSSLET GT, Kreider M, Rivera MP, Celedon JC, et al
    Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors and American Thoracic Society's Joint Response to the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology's Certificate of Added Qualification in Advanced Diagnostic
    Chest. 2021;159:1688-1689.

    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging

  37. RADICO F, Procopio A, Zimarino M
    Letter by Radico et al Regarding Article, "Effect of the 2017 European Guidelines on Reclassification of Severe Aortic Stenosis and Its Influence on Management Decisions for Initially Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis".
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Apr 9:CIRCIMAGING121012383.


  38. TIAN M, Wang X, Sun H, Feng W, et al
    No-Touch Versus Conventional Vein Harvesting Techniques at 12 Months After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: Multicenter Randomized, Controlled Trial.
    Circulation. 2021 Sep 13. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.055525.

    Crit Care Med

  39. KOWALEWSKI M, Zielinski K, Brodie D, MacLaren G, et al
    Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Postcardiotomy Shock-Analysis of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry.
    Crit Care Med. 2021;49:1107-1117.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. TEJERINA EE, Pelosi P, Robba C, Penuelas O, et al
    Evolution Over Time of Ventilatory Management and Outcome of Patients With Neurologic Disease.
    Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb 23. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000004921.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  41. PETERS SAE, Kluin J
    Why do women do worse after coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Sep 15. pii: 6370651. doi: 10.1093.

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  42. KIDO T, Burri M, Mayr B, Strbad M, et al
    Impacts of stage 1 palliation and pre-Glenn pulmonary artery pressure on long-term outcomes after Fontan operation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;60:369-376.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. OSTBERG NP, Zafar MA, Elefteriades JA
    Machine learning: principles and applications for thoracic surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;60:213-221.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. HAENSIG M, Kuntze T, Gonzalez-Lopez D, Lapp H, et al
    Thromboembolic complications in transfemoral aortic valve implantation due to aortic wall thrombus and shaggy aorta syndrome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: 6151475. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. VEKSTEIN AM, Yerokun BA, Jawitz OK, Doberne JW, et al
    Does deeper hypothermia reduce the risk of acute kidney injury after circulatory arrest for aortic arch surgery?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;60:314-321.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. POLLARI F, Fischlein T
    Calcium load assessment for aortic valve interventions: a call for consensus.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: 6143809. doi: 10.1093.

  47. DE MEESTER C, Vanovershelde JL, Jahanyar J, Tamer S, et al
    Long-term durability of bicuspid aortic valve repair: a comparison of 2 annuloplasty techniques.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jan 25. pii: 6120056. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. SARDARI NIA P, Olsthoorn JR, Heuts S, van Kuijk SMJ, et al
    Effect of a dedicated mitral heart team compared to a general heart team on survival: a retrospective, comparative, non-randomized interventional cohort study based on prospectively registered data.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;60:263-273.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. LIM JH, Shin H, Shin DA, Kim DH, et al
    Suture tie-down forces and cyclic contractile forces after an undersized tricuspid annuloplasty using a 3-dimensional rigid ring in an ovine model.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 6205932. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. NGUYEN A
    Septal myectomy in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with lesser septal thickness-mitral valve repair is not necessary.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jul 13. pii: 6319844. doi: 10.1093.

  51. LAMARES MAGRO P, Barili F, Sousa-Uva M
    The ISCHEMIA trial: beyond the facts and interpretations, can we reach a consensus?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;60:209-212.

    Specialists give better care than generalists for mitral valve disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 21. pii: 6280159. doi: 10.1093.

  53. BERGER T, Kreibich M
    Computational fluid dynamics: a promising diagnostic tool.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;60:392.

  54. CESNJEVAR RA, Cuomo M, Purbojo A, Dittrich S, et al
    Strategies for mitral valve disease in children: what, how and when.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 11. pii: 6220440. doi: 10.1093.

  55. MAESEN B, Bidar E, Luermans JG, Maessen JG, et al
    Ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation: the added value of hybrid.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;60:231-232.


  56. LIU Y, Tan N, Huo Y, Chen S, et al
    Hydration for prevention of kidney injury after primary coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction: a randomised clinical trial.
    Heart. 2021 Sep 11. pii: heartjnl-2021-319716. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319716
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. GARCIA GRANJA PE, Lopez J, Vilacosta I, Saez C, et al
    Prognostic impact of cardiac surgery in left-sided infective endocarditis according to risk profile.
    Heart. 2021 Sep 11. pii: heartjnl-2021-319661. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319661
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  58. TERNACLE J, Pibarot P, Hahn RT
    Reply: TAVR Versus SAVR or Valve Versus Valve?
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77:833-834.

  59. USEINI D
    TAVR Versus SAVR or Valve Versus Valve?
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77:832-833.

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  60. BEURTON A, Ferte T, Mion S, Besnard T, et al
    Risk Factors of Midterm Mortality After Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Calcified Tricuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis: A retrospective analysis of Perioperative Events Assessment in Adult Cardiac surgery (PESSAC) Registry.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Aug 15. pii: S1053-0770(21)00690.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. KARAMNOV S, O'Brien B, Muehlschlegel JD
    A Wolf in Sheep's Skin? Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery and the Risk of Stroke and Mortality.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Aug 20. pii: S1053-0770(21)00695.

    J Electrocardiol

  62. DINDAS F, Koyuncu I, Candan O, Abacioglu OO, et al
    Predictive role of Frontal QRS-T angle and Selvester QRS Score in determining angiographic slow flow phenomenon following percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction.
    J Electrocardiol. 2021;69:20-26.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  63. MARINELLI T, Chaparro C, Humar A, Kumar D, et al
    Paucisymptomatic COVID-19 in lung transplant recipient following two doses of mRNA-1273 (Moderna) vaccine.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021;40:1019.

  64. BOCK MJ, Kuhn MA, Chinnock RE
    COVID-19 diagnosis and testing in pediatric heart transplant recipients.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Jun 17. pii: S1053-2498(21)02361.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. MOHANKA MR, Mahan LD, Joerns J, Lawrence A, et al
    Clinical characteristics, management practices, and outcomes among lung transplant patients with COVID-19.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021;40:936-947.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. GENUARDI MV, Moss N, Najjar SS, Houston BA, et al
    Coronavirus disease 2019 in heart transplant recipients: Risk factors, immunosuppression, and outcomes.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 May 19. pii: S1053-2498(21)02319.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Pediatr Surg

  67. TORRE M, Guerriero V, Wong MCY, Palo F, et al
    Complications and trends in minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: A large volume, single institution experience.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2021;56:1846-1851.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. LAM FKF, Lau CT, Yu MO, Wong KKY, et al
    Comparison of thoracoscopy vs. thoracotomy on musculoskeletal outcomes of children with congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM).
    J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Jan 27. pii: S0022-3468(21)00078.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  69. SIRAJUDDIN S, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Transcatheter cardiac surgery training: What to teach?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)01247.

    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  70. CIZMIC A, Kuhn E, Eghbalzadeh K, Weber C, et al
    Valve-in-Valve TAVR versus Redo Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Early Outcomes.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 14. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1735476.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Transplant Proc

  71. GUENTHART BA, Krishnan A, Koyano T, La Francessca S, et al
    Extended Static Hypothermic Preservation In Cardiac Transplantation: A Case Report.
    Transplant Proc. 2021 Sep 11. pii: S0041-1345(21)00552.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. MARCHISET A, Neuville M, Voiriot G, De Wolf J, et al
    High-Emergency Lung Transplantation for Interstitial Lung Disease Associated With Anti-MDA5 Dermatomyositis: A Case Report.
    Transplant Proc. 2021 Sep 9. pii: S0041-1345(21)00543.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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