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10 Ann Thorac Surg
1 Br J Anaesth
1 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
11 Eur Heart J
2 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
1 Intensive Care Med
1 J Am Coll Cardiol
3 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
9 J Heart Lung Transplant
2 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 Thromb Haemost
4 Transplant Proc
18 Transplantation

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    Ann Thorac Surg

  1. MARTENS T, Hens L, De Pauw M, Van Belleghem Y, et al
    Heart transplantation complicated by COVID-19 infection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)01254.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. SADDOUGHI SA, Cypel M
    Performance Measures for Lung Transplantation: Change Is Coming.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(22)00367.

  3. WHITE A, O'Brien D, Singh G, Zheng B, et al
    Characterizing the Level of Autonomy in Canadian Cardiac Surgery Residents.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(22)00359.

    Editor's Choice: Critical Times for Coronary Revascularization Guidelines.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1061-1064.

  5. PANDE CK, Noll L, Afonso N, Serrano F, et al
    Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Infants with Cardiac Surgery Associated Acute Kidney Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00386.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. TULLY A, Hsuan Lee AC, Gruessner S, Massad M, et al
    Surgical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Explantation Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00381.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. MCGRATH D, Salehi P, Weintraub A, Kawabori M, et al
    Transcarotid Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Simple "Flip-n-Flex" Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00380.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Congenital Cardiac Surgery: The Jury is still out.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00384.

  9. KNEUERTZ PJ, Merritt RE
    Patient Reported Thoracic Surgery Outcomes after Esophagectomy - There is an App for That.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(22)00454.

  10. ROBINSON DP, Smith AE, Okiror L
    Lung Cancer Surgery in the early phase after acute COVID-19 pneumonitis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)01090.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Br J Anaesth

  11. BRENNER MJ, Davies EA, McGrath BA
    Reducing variation in tracheostomy care can improve outcomes.
    Br J Anaesth. 2022 Feb 7. pii: S0007-0912(22)00016.

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  12. SIMSEK B, Kostantinis S, Karacsonyi J, Hall A, et al
    International percutaneous coronary intervention complication survey.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Mar 29. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30173.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  13. CREA F
    Percutaneous coronary intervention vs. coronary artery bypass graft: the saga continues.
    Eur Heart J. 2022;43:1273-1276.

  14. FENG D, Zhang C, Wang J, Lin B, et al
    Simultaneous transcatheter aortic mitral and tricuspid valve-in-valve implantation.
    Eur Heart J. 2022;43:433.

  15. VAHANIAN A, Beyersdorf F, Praz F, Milojevic M, et al
    2021 ESC/EACTS Guidelines for the management of valvular heart disease.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Aug 28. pii: 6358470. doi: 10.1093.

  16. HABERMAN D, Estevez-Loureiro R, Benito-Gonzalez T, Denti P, et al
    Conservative, surgical, and percutaneous treatment for mitral regurgitation shortly after acute myocardial infarction.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Aug 31. pii: 6360026. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. MESSIKA-ZEITOUN D, Hibbert B, Chan V
    'Primary' percutaneous mitral valve repair in patients with acute myocardial infarction: is it ready for primetime?
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Sep 2. pii: 6362540. doi: 10.1093.

  18. DREYFUS J, Audureau E, Bohbot Y, Coisne A, et al
    TRI-SCORE: a new risk score for in-hospital mortality prediction after isolated tricuspid valve surgery.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Sep 29. pii: 6377884. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. DE CATERINA R, Liga R, Boden WE
    Myocardial revascularization in ischaemic cardiomyopathy: routine practice vs. scientific evidence.
    Eur Heart J. 2022;43:387-390.

  20. RYAN M, Morgan H, Chiribiri A, Nagel E, et al
    Myocardial viability testing: all STICHed up, or about to be REVIVED?
    Eur Heart J. 2022;43:118-126.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. COLOMBO A, Maisano F
    A new tool for the forgotten valve: a score to predict the risk of surgery.
    Eur Heart J. 2022;43:663-665.

    Aortic stenosis management in 2021: better teaming up than fighting between specialties.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Nov 28. pii: 6445126. doi: 10.1093.

  23. IUNG B, Urena M
    New insights into transcatheter edge-to-edge repair: filling a gap for undertreatment of primary mitral regurgitation in the elderly?
    Eur Heart J. 2022;0.

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  24. DE BEAUFORT HWL, Roefs MM, Daeter EJ, Heijmen RH, et al
    Impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on volume of thoracic aortic surgery on a national level.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022;61:854-859.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. HEIMISDOTTIR AA, Nielsen SJ, Karlsson M, Jeppsson A, et al
    Long-term outcome of patients undergoing re-exploration for bleeding following cardiac surgery: a SWEDEHEART study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Mar 29. pii: 6555495. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Intensive Care Med

  26. MAGGIO V, Passera E, Savo D, Mangili P, et al
    Severe iatrogenic left bronchial injury: complication incurred after emergency tracheostomy.
    Intensive Care Med. 2022;48:231-232.

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  27. KIM TO, Kang DY, Ahn JM, Kim SO, et al
    Prognostic Impact of Mildly Impaired Renal Function in Patients Undergoing Multivessel Coronary Revascularization.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;79:1270-1284.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  28. MADDALI MM, Al Hadifi TSM, Sathiya PM, Jose S, et al
    The Effect of Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Probe Placement on the Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure in Adult Patients Undergoing On-Pump Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Mar 3. pii: S1053-0770(22)00146.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. VLOT EA, Vernooij LM, Loer SA, van Dongen EPA, et al
    External Validation of the ACTA-PORT Transfusion Risk Score in Older Cardiac Surgery Patients at Risk of Frailty.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Feb 26. pii: S1053-0770(22)00138.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. BOLLIGER D, Mauermann E, Erdoes G
    A New Tool in the Management of Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants in Emergency Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Mar 2. pii: S1053-0770(22)00144.

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  31. NANDAVARAM S, Chandrashekaran S, Gelman AE
    Short telomeres in lung transplantation: Known unknowns.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022 Feb 17. pii: S1053-2498(22)01803.

  32. HALLORAN PF, Madill-Thomsen K, Aliabadi-Zuckermann AZ, Cadeiras M, et al
    Many heart transplant biopsies currently diagnosed as no rejection have mild molecular antibody-mediated rejection-related changes.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Aug 26. pii: S1053-2498(21)02458.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. RIBEIRO RVP, Ku T, Wang A, Pires L, et al
    Ex vivo treatment of cytomegalovirus in human donor lungs using a novel chemokine-based immunotoxin.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Oct 25. pii: S1053-2498(21)02544.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. YOUN JC, Zhang X, Nishihara K, Kim IC, et al
    Post-transplantation outcomes of sensitized patients receiving durable mechanical circulatory support.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022;41:365-372.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. ASHRAF SF, Hess N, Seese L, Kavarana MN, et al
    Impact of the 2018 change in US allocation policy on adults with congenital heart disease.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022;41:373-381.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. BHIMANI SA, Hsich E, Boyle G, Liu W, et al
    Sex disparities in the current era of pediatric heart transplantation in the United States.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Nov 11. pii: S1053-2498(21)02577.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. LUKAC J, Dhaygude K, Saraswat M, Joenvaara S, et al
    Plasma proteome of brain-dead organ donors predicts heart transplant outcome.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Nov 25. pii: S1053-2498(21)02609.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. BRODA CR, Alonso-Gonzalez R, Ghanekar A, Gulamhusein A, et al
    Fate of the liver in the survivors of adult heart transplant for a failing Fontan circulation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Nov 11. pii: S1053-2498(21)02576.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. SHOJI S, Kuno T, Kohsaka S, Amiya E, et al
    Incidence and long-term outcome of heart transplantation patients who develop postoperative renal failure requiring dialysis.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Nov 29. pii: S1053-2498(21)02614.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  40. EIKELBOOM R, Manji RA
    Commentary: Reducing unnecessary transfusions in cardiac surgery: A TEG talk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(22)00246.

  41. ALABBADI S, Roach A, Chikwe J, Egorova NN, et al
    National trend in failure to rescue after cardiac surgeries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 4. pii: S0022-5223(22)00231.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Thromb Haemost

  42. NAVARESE EP, Grisafi L, Spinoni EG, Mennuni MG, et al
    Safety and Efficacy of Different Antithrombotic Strategies after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Network Meta-Analysis.
    Thromb Haemost. 2022;122:216-225.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Transplant Proc

  43. IGUCHI K, Yamamoto Y, Uchiyama M, Ikeda T, et al
    Evaluation of Cardiac Graft Function by Echocardiography in Mice.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:492-497.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. YAMAMOTO Y, Ikeda T, Uchiyama M, Iguchi K, et al
    Effects of Each Domain in Recombinant Human Soluble Thrombomodulin on Prolongation of Murine Cardiac Allograft Survival.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:487-491.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. YAMAMOTO Y, Uchiyama M, Iguchi K, Kawai K, et al
    Effects of Glycyrrhizic Acid in Licorice on Prolongation of Murine Cardiac Allograft Survival.
    Transplant Proc. 2022;54:476-481.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. YAMAMOTO Y, Uchiyama M, Kawai K, Iguchi K, et al
    Saireito (TJ-114) Suppressed Donor-Specific Antibody Through Immunomodulatory Effects and Regulatory T Cell Induction in a Murine Heart Transplant Model.
    Transplant Proc. 2022 Feb 10. pii: S0041-1345(22)00061.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  47. EISEN HJ
    Primum non Nocere: Induction in Kidney Transplantation After Heart Transplantation.
    Transplantation. 2021 Mar 19. pii: 00007890-900000000-95297.

  48. RIAD S, Alexy T, Jackson S, Goswami U, et al
    Kidney Allograft and Recipient Survival After Heart Transplantation by Induction Type in the United States.
    Transplantation. 2021 Mar 19. pii: 00007890-900000000-95295.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. ELDE S, Brubaker AL, Than PA, Rinewalt D, et al
    Operative Technique of Donor Organ Procurement for En Bloc Heart-Liver Transplantation.
    Transplantation. 2021 Feb 15. pii: 00007890-900000000-95356.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Frailty of the Heart Recipient.
    Transplantation. 2021;105:2352-2361.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. PALLESCHI A, Rosso L, Ruggeri GM, Croci GA, et al
    Overcoming the Limits of Reconditioning: Seventeen Hours of EVLP With Successful Transplantation From Uncontrolled Circulatory Death Donor.
    Transplantation. 2021;105:2620-2624.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. PERMPALUNG N, Sait AS, Bazemore K, Avery RK, et al
    Human Metapneumovirus and Parainfluenza Virus Infections in Lung Transplant Recipients: The Effects on Lung Allograft and Clinical Outcomes.
    Transplantation. 2021;105:2625-2631.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. FUJISAKI T, Mikami T, Kuno T, Moss N, et al
    Effect of Hepatitis C Virus Infection on Heart Transplants in the Current Era.
    Transplantation. 2021 Jan 25. pii: 00007890-900000000-95404.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. FERREIRA LRP, Correia CJ, Zanoni FL, Carvalho-Silva AC, et al
    Cardiac MicroRNA Expression Profile After Experimental Brain Death Is Associated With Myocardial Dysfunction and Can Be Modulated by Hypertonic Saline.
    Transplantation. 2022;106:289-298.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. AGUILAR J, Miller RJ, Otaki Y, Tamarappoo B, et al
    Clinical Utility of SPECT in the Heart Transplant Population: Analysis from a Single Large-Volume Center.
    Transplantation. 2021 Apr 21. pii: 00007890-900000000-95267.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. LOZANO-EDO S, Sanchez-Lazaro I, Portoles M, Rosello-Lleti E, et al
    Plasma Levels of SERCA2a as a Noninvasive Biomarker of Primary Graft Dysfunction After Heart Transplantation.
    Transplantation. 2021 Apr 23. pii: 00007890-900000000-95272.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. BARAN DA, Copeland H
    Unraveling the Causes of Primary Graft Dysfunction.
    Transplantation. 2022;106:707-708.

  58. MORENO JD, Verma AM, Kopecky BJ, Dehner C, et al
    Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Antibody Mediated Rejection Following Orthotopic Heart Transplant: A Single Center Experience.
    Transplantation. 2021 Feb 22. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003712.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. HUCKABY LV, Seese LM, Handzel R, Wang Y, et al
    Center-level Utilization of Hepatitis C Virus Positive Donors for Orthotopic Heart Transplantation.
    Transplantation. 2021 Feb 8. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003674.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. AILI SR, De Silva R, Wilhelm K, Jha SR, et al
    Validation of Cognitive Impairment in Combination With Physical Frailty as a Predictor of Mortality in Patients With Advanced Heart Failure Referred for Heart Transplantation.
    Transplantation. 2021 Feb 5. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003669.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. HAMID M, Rogers E, Chawla G, Gill J, et al
    Pretransplant Patient Education in Solid-organ Transplant: A Narrative Review.
    Transplantation. 2022;106:722-733.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. PELED Y, Ram E, Sternik L, Segev A, et al
    BNT162b2 Vaccination Before Heart Transplantation: Kinetics of the Antibody Response.
    Transplantation. 2021 Oct 29. pii: 00007890-900000000-95137.

  63. MOHANKA MR, Joerns J, Lawrence A, Bollineni S, et al
    ECMO Long Haulers: A Distinct Phenotype of COVID-19-Associated ARDS With Implications for Lung Transplant Candidacy.
    Transplantation. 2022;106:e202-e211.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. VEST AR, Cherikh WS, Noreen SM, Stehlik J, et al
    New Onset Diabetes Mellitus After Adult Heart Transplantation and the Risk of Renal Dysfunction or Mortality.
    Transplantation. 2021 Jan 25. pii: 00007890-900000000-95403.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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