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1 Acta Anaesthesiol Scand
1 Am Heart J
2 Anaesth Intensive Care
4 Anesth Analg
1 Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
35 Ann Thorac Surg
2 Circ Cardiovasc Interv
4 Circulation
1 Eur Heart J
1 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
1 Heart
4 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
2 J Heart Lung Transplant
1 J Pediatr Surg
4 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
4 PLoS One
1 Thromb Haemost
1 Transplant Proc
2 Transplantation

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    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand

  1. NEUMAN J, Schulz L, Aneman A
    Associations between mean systemic filling pressure and acute kidney injury: an observational cohort study following cardiac surgery.
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2020 Nov 3. doi: 10.1111/aas.13732.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am Heart J

  2. JAWITZ OK, Stebbins AS, Raman V, Alhanti B, et al
    Association between levosimendan, postoperative AKI, and mortality in cardiac surgery: Insights from the LEVO-CTS trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Oct 27. pii: S0002-8703(20)30352.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Anaesth Intensive Care

  3. GIBBS NM, Weightman WM
    Diagnostic accuracy of viscoelastic point-of-care identification of hypofibrinogenaemia in cardiac surgical patients: A systematic review.
    Anaesth Intensive Care. 2020;48:339-353.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. ELDAWLATLY AA, Tahan MRE, Kanchi NU, Al Qatari A, et al
    Efficacy of height-based formula to predict insertion depth of left-sided double lumen tube: A prospective observational study.
    Anaesth Intensive Care. 2020;48:354-357.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Anesth Analg

  5. NEI SD, Wieruszewski PM, Wittwer ED
    Aggressive Antithrombin Supplementation Often Not Necessary During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Anesth Analg. 2020;130:e153-e154.

  6. RAPHAEL J, Mazer CD, Shore-Lesserson L, Bollen B, et al
    In Response.
    Anesth Analg. 2020;130:e154-e156.

  7. DOWNEY LA, Guzzetta NA
    In Response.
    Anesth Analg. 2020;131:e84-e86.

  8. KELAVA M, Alfirevic A, Bustamante S, Hargrave J, et al
    In Response.
    Anesth Analg. 2020;131:e22.

    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  9. SHIIYA H, Sato M, Shinozaki-Ushiku A, Konoeda C, et al
    Exacerbation of Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension by Flat Chest after Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 3. doi: 10.5761/atcs.cr.20-00230.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  10. FUJINO T, Imamura T, Nitta D, Kim G, et al
    Effect of Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Surgery with Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)30102.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. SHETTY SHANTHARAM P, Joynt C, Al Aklabi M
    Management of Critical Coarctation of Aorta in a Premature Neonate With Low Birth Weight.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e225-e226.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. ASSI PE, Hui-Chou HG, Giladi AM, Segalman KA, et al
    Measurement of Outlet Pressures Favors Rib Resection for Decompression of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1043-1049.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. VAN LINDEN A, Hecker F, Lehmann-Grube J, Arsalan M, et al
    Randomized Trial of 2 Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting Devices-Immunofluorescence Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:897-902.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. COLLI A, Raanani E, Cobiella J, Wrobel K, et al
    Transapical and transfemoral combined mitral valve repair with annular and leaflet therapies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30186.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. HAIDARI Z, Wendt D, Thielmann M, Mackowiak M, et al
    Intraoperative hemoadsorption in patients with native mitral valve infective endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30188.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. BIANCARI F, Valtola A, Juvonen T, Husso A, et al
    Trifecta versus Perimount Magna Ease Aortic Valve Prostheses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)30194.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. RAM E, Schwammenthal E, Cohen H, Kogan A, et al
    Outcomes of Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair Surgery for Anterior, Posterior and Bileaflet Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(20)30076.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. NOBEL T, Molena D
    Recurrence still an important issue in early stage esophageal adenocarcinoma patients after esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(20)31838.

  19. SONG WA, Fan BS, Di SY, Liu JQ, et al
    Three-field Lymphadenectomy in Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(20)31822.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. MIKI T, Ohki S, Obayashi T, Yasuhara K, et al
    Complete resection of phosphoglyceride crystal deposition disease after cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31831.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. NGUYEN TC, Walker T, Gunnarsson C, Moore M, et al
    Long-term Healthcare Expenditures over Time for Tissue and Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31840.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. WIEDEMANN D, Laufer G, Coti I, Mahr S, et al
    Anterior Right Thoracotomy for Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31823.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. LAMELAS J, Alnajar A
    Early Outcomes for Surgical Minimally Invasive SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31824.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. JIANG H, Hua R, Sun Y, Guo X, et al
    Risk Factors for Anastomotic Complications after Radical Mckeown Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31818.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. ENGELMAN DT, Crisafi C, Germain M, Greco B, et al
    Stress Biomarkers Do Not Correlate with Risk Factors for Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 30. pii: S0003-4975(20)31825.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. HUCKABY LV, Gleason TG, Ferdinand F, Sultan I, et al
    High Risk Committee for Cardiac Surgery Decision-Making: Results from 110 Consecutive Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 27. pii: S0003-4975(20)31755.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. FUKUNAGA N, Ribeiro RVP, Lafreniere-Roula M, Manlhiot C, et al
    Left Ventricular Size and Outcomes in Patients With Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Less Than 20.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:863-869.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. LOOBUYCK V, Soquet J, Moussa MD, Coisne A, et al
    Active Aortic Endocarditis in Young Adults: Long-term Results of the Ross Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:856-861.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. OU-YANG WB, Qureshi S, Ge JB, Hu SS, et al
    Multicenter Comparison of Percutaneous and Surgical Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Large RVOT.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:980-987.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. BASSI M, Anile M, Pecoraro Y, Ruberto F, et al
    Bedside Transcervical-Transtracheal Postintubation Injury Repair in a COVID-19 Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e417-e419.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. FITZMAURICE GJ, Ryan RJ, Young VK, Wall C, et al
    Thoracic Surgical Oncology: Maintaining a High-Volume Surgical Program During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e451-e452.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. ALI HASSAN SM, Palacios CM, Ethier T, Bisleri G, et al
    Improved Safety of Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e449-e450.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. FULLER S, Vaporciyan A, Dearani JA, Stulak JM, et al
    COVID-19 Disruption in Cardiothoracic Surgical Training: An Opportunity to Enhance Education.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1443-1446.

  34. IKONOMIDIS JS, Boden N, Atluri P
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Thoracic Surgery Practice and Access Task Force-2019 Workforce Report.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1082-1090.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. FUJITA S, Yamagishi M, Kanda K, Maeda Y, et al
    Histology and Mechanics of In Vivo Tissue-Engineered Vascular Graft for Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1050-1054.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. AIOLFI A, Biraghi T, Montisci A, Bonitta G, et al
    Management of Persistent Pneumothorax With Thoracoscopy and Bleb Resection in COVID-19 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e413-e415.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. SEBASTIAN N, Merritt RE, Abdel-Rasoul M, Wu T, et al
    Recurrence after Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy versus Lobectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(20)30612.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. SAKAI T, Azuma Y, Sano A, Tochigi N, et al
    Catamenial Pneumothorax With Pulmonary Fistula Identified During Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e209-e211.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Intraoperative Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e157-e159.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. CARINO D, Denti P, Buzzatti N, Stella S, et al
    First Report of Mitraclip XTR to treat torrential tricuspid regurgitation after failed annulopasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30268.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. FRANCHI T, Rao J
    Aplastic Anemia Secondary to Thymectomy in a Patient With Myasthenia Gravis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e173-e175.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. ISHIDOU M, Ito H, Murata M, Hirose K, et al
    Interannular bridge: a novel approach to address congenital mitral regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)30250.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. USEINI D, Beluli B, Schlomicher M, Haldenwang P, et al
    Valve-in-Valve After Edwards INTUITY Valve Implantation in Small Aortic Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e189-e192.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. HO DY, Katcoff H, Griffis HM, Mercer-Rosa L, et al
    Left Valvar Morphology Is Associated With Late Regurgitation in Atrioventricular Canal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:969-978.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Interv

  45. BRENER MI, Yamabe T, Leb J, Khalique OK, et al
    Feasibility of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Prior Aortic Root Surgery: Insights From Virtual Modeling.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Nov 2:CIRCINTERVENTIONS120009539.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. KWOK CS, Gale CP, Curzen N, de Belder MA, et al
    Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in England: Insights From the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society PCI Database Cohort.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Nov 3:CIRCINTERVENTIONS120009654.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  47. USEINI D, Strauch J
    Letter by Useini and Strauch Regarding Article, "Echocardiographic Results of Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-Risk Patients: The PARTNER 3 Trial".
    Circulation. 2020;142:e310-e311.

  48. LOARDI C, Zanobini M
    Letter by Loardi and Zanobini Regarding Article, "Echocardiographic Results of Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-Risk Patients: The PARTNER 3 Trial".
    Circulation. 2020;142:e312-e313.

  49. PIBAROT P, Mack MJ, Leon MB, Hahn RT, et al
    Response by Pibarot et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Echocardiographic Results of Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-Risk Patients: The PARTNER 3 Trial".
    Circulation. 2020;142:e314-e315.

  50. POLLARI F, Vogt F, Fischlein T
    Letter by Pollari et al Regarding Article, "Echocardiographic Results of Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-Risk Patients: The PARTNER 3 Trial".
    Circulation. 2020;142:e308-e309.

    Eur Heart J

  51. GATZOULIS KA, Tsiachris D, Arsenos P, Antoniou CK, et al
    Arrhythmic risk stratification in post-myocardial infarction patients with preserved ejection fraction: the PRESERVE EF study.
    Eur Heart J. 2019 May 3. pii: 5485105. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  52. BARTUS K, Litwinowicz R, Bilewska A, Stapor M, et al
    Final 5-year outcomes following aortic valve replacement with a RESILIA tissue bioprosthesis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 3. pii: 5952768. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  53. ZAMAN AG, Aleem Q
    Pharmacology before, during and after percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Heart. 2020 Nov 4. pii: heartjnl-2019-315090. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315090.

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  54. NAM K, Park JB, Park WB, Kim NJ, et al
    Effect of Perioperative Subglottic Secretion Drainage on Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia After Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective, Before-and-After Study.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Oct 2. pii: S1053-0770(20)31044.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. MOLL V, Ward CT, Jabaley CS, O'Reilly-Shah VN, et al
    Erector Spinae Regional Anesthesia for Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Is Not Associated With Reduced Postoperative Opioid Use: A Retrospective Observational Study.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Sep 20. pii: S1053-0770(20)31030.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. DIEU A, Van Regemorter V, Detaille T, Houtekie L, et al
    Combined Use of Rotational Thromboelastometry (Rotem) and Platelet Impedance Aggregometry (Multiplate Analyzer) in Cyanotic and Acyanotic Infants and Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery With Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Subgroup Analysis of a Randomized Cl
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Oct 1. pii: S1053-0770(20)31051.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. ROY N, Brown ML, Parra MF, Sleeper LA, et al
    Bilateral Erector Spinae Blocks Decrease Perioperative Opioid Use After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Oct 12. pii: S1053-0770(20)31123.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  58. HUBBARD R, Miller R, Tumin D, Tobias JD, et al
    Transplant outcomes for idiopathic pulmonary hypertension in children.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Feb 5. pii: S1053-2498(19)31344.

  59. SCHWARZ S, Benazzo A, Dunkler D, Muckenhuber M, et al
    Ventilation parameters and early graft function in double lung transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Oct 13. pii: S1053-2498(20)31786.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Pediatr Surg

  60. BAWAZIR OA, Banaja AM
    Thoracoscopic repair of diaphragmatic eventration in children: a comparison of two repair techniques.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2020;55:1152-1156.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  61. MANYAM R, Zhang Y, Carter S, Binongo JN, et al
    Unraveling the impact of time-dependent perioperative variables on 30-day readmission after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)32675.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. STEVENS LM, Noiseux N
    Commentary: What is the impact of previous coronary stenting for coronary artery bypass graft outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32690.

  63. BEN ALI W, Liberman M, Perrault LP
    Reply: Prehabilitation for increasing ventilatory efficiency before lung resection-Amazing concept, but we are not there yet!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e148.

  64. KNEUERTZ PJ, Merritt RE
    Lymph node stations counts in retrospective studies-important end point, but interpret with caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e145.

    PLoS One

  65. MEJIA OAV, Borgomoni GB, Zubelli JP, Dallan LRP, et al
    Validation and quality measurements for STS, EuroSCORE II and a regional risk model in Brazilian patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238737.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. JAAKKOLA J, Jaakkola S, Airaksinen KEJ, Husso A, et al
    Subtype of atrial fibrillation and the outcome of transcatheter aortic valve replacement: The FinnValve Study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238953.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. GHODOUSI A, Borroni E, Peracchi M, Palu G, et al
    Genomic analysis of cardiac surgery-associated Mycobacterium chimaera infections in Italy.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239273.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. PAJARES V, Nunez-Delgado M, Bonet G, Perez-Pallares J, et al
    Transbronchial biopsy results according to diffuse interstitial lung disease classification. Cryobiopsy versus forceps: MULTICRIO study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239114.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Thromb Haemost

  69. ZHENG YY, Wu TT, Gao Y, Guo QQ, et al
    A Novel ABC Score Predicts Mortality in Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Who underwent Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
    Thromb Haemost. 2020 Oct 31. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1718411.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Transplant Proc

  70. RENAUD-PICARD B, Gallais F, Ohana M, Zeyons F, et al
    Bilateral Acute Cardioembolic Limb Ischemia After Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia in a Lung Transplant Recipient: A Case Report.
    Transplant Proc. 2020;52:2715-2718.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  71. CHAN EG, Chan PG, Harano T, Ryan JP, et al
    Trends in Lung Transplantation Practices Across the US During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    Transplantation. 2020 Oct 30. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003522.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. AFZAL AM, Meyer DM
    The Dark Side of Chasing the Perfect Donor. Is It Time for Us to Change Cardiac Transplant Program Performance Metrics?
    Transplantation. 2020 Nov 2. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003515.

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