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    December 2023
  1. WATERFORD SD, Holmes SD, Fonner CE, Alejo D, et al
    Institutional Variability in Red Blood Cell Transfusion With Coronary Bypass in a Statewide Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:1285-1290.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  2. PEDERSEN MW, Kragholm K, Oksjoki R, Moller JE, et al
    Characteristics and Outcomes in Patients With Acute Aortic Dissection: A Nationwide Registry Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:1177-1184.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Proximal Aortic Surgery in Women-We Need to Do Better.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:1193-1194.

    October 2023
  4. AHMED A, Iribarne A
    Heterogeneity Among Institutional Red Blood Cell Transfusion Rates With Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Oct 13:S0003-4975(23)01059.

  5. STACK KO, Schluger C, Roberts AL, Lawrence K, et al
    Impact of Ventricular Dysfunction and Atrioventricular Valve Regurgitation on Pre-Fontan Attrition.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:778-785.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  6. SOHN SH, Hwang HY
    Functional Complete Revascularization Matters.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:863.

  7. CETTA F, Stephens EH
    Attrition Before Fontan vs Creating a Bad Fontan: The Dilemma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:785-786.

  8. SENGUPTA A, Gauvreau K, Kaza A, Baird CW, et al
    A Risk Prediction Model for Reintervention After Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:796-802.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2023
  9. MISFELD M, Marin-Cuartas M, Ramirez P, Wehrmann K, et al
    Early Intraluminal Frozen Elephant Trunk Stent Graft Thrombosis After Aortic Arch Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:450-457.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  10. KULSHRESTHA K, Morales DLS
    Right Ventricular Dominance and Fontan Failure: Where Do We Go From Here and What Is a Success?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:515-516.

  11. THORNTON SW, Meza JM, Prabhu NK, Kang L, et al
    Impact of Ventricular Dominance on Long-Term Fontan Outcomes: A 25-year Single-institution Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:508-515.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  12. ZEA-VERA R, Green SY, Amarasekara HS, Orozco-Sevilla V, et al
    Contemporary Midterm Outcomes After Primary Repair of Chronic Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:459-466.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2023
    Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in 2023: Where does reality now sit ?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Aug 22:S0003-4975(23)00901.

  14. LOBDELL KW, Crotwell S, Frederick J, Watts LT, et al
    Technologic Transformation of Perioperative Cardiac Care and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:413-419.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  15. IVANOV Y, Buratto E, Ishigami S, Chowdhuri KR, et al
    Kawashima Procedure: The Impact of Age.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:366-372.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  16. SHARMA VJ, Kanagarajah AR, Seevanayagam S, Kim M, et al
    Branch-first Continuous Perfusion Aortic Arch Replacement: Midterm Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:280-286.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  17. WITCHER AC, Meers B, Lewis CT, Beck AW, et al
    Rescue of False Lumen Frozen Elephant Trunk Deployment Intraoperatively.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:e5-e7.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2023
  18. 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.

  19. HIBINO M, Pandey AK, Verma S, Puar P, et al
    Wearable cardiac rhythm monitoring device for detection of post-operative atrial fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jul 15:S0003-4975(23)00708.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  20. TREFFALLS JA, Shah AM, Worrell CM, Treffalls RN, et al
    Two Decades of Declining Medicare Reimbursement in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jul 7:S0003-4975(23)00687.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  21. OHIRA S, Malekan R, Kai M, Goldberg JB, et al
    Aortic Reoperation After Prior Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Repair: Don't Despair the Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:43-50.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. TILL BM, Tchantchaleishvili V, Rajagopal K
    Stop the Bleed: Airway Hemorrhage After Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:128-129.

  23. KABADI AA, Fernandes TM, Papamatheakis DG, Poch DS, et al
    Airway Hemorrhage Complicating Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy: Risk Factors and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:121-128.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  24. ARABKHANI B, Klautz RJM
    Why and When Is Aortic Root Replacement in Acute Type A Dissection Preferable.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:200-201.

  25. PALACIOS-MACEDO A, Diliz-Nava H, Cabrera AG
    Fontan at High Altitude: Still Searching for the Altitude That Determines Risk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:201-202.

  26. KING G, Buratto E, Daley M, Iyengar A, et al
    Impact of Aortic Atresia After Fontan Operation in Patients With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:95-102.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2023
  27. MEHAFFEY JH, Hayanga JWA, Kawsara M, Sakhuja A, et al
    Contemporary Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting versus Multivessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jun 21:S0003-4975(23)00607.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  28. GHOSH RM, Whitehead KK, Harris MA, Kalb E, et al
    Longitudinal Trends of Vascular Flow and Growth in Patients Undergoing Fontan Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1486-1492.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2023
  29. ECKEY H, Heseler S, Hiligsmann M
    Economic Evaluation of Endoscopic vs Open Vein Harvesting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1144-1150.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  30. VISHWANATH N, Del Re A, Rivera Perla KM, Sobti N, et al
    National Analysis of Sternal Wound Complications and Readmissions After Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1136-1142.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  31. KIM HH, Yoo KJ, Youn YN
    A Randomized Trial of Clopidogrel vs Ticagrelor After Off-Pump Coronary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1127-1134.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  32. PATRICK WL, Yarlagadda S, Bavaria JE, Kelly JJ, et al
    The Penn Classification System for Malperfusion in Acute Type A Dissection: A 25-Year Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1109-1117.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  33. RYAN CT, Iribarne A
    Cost Effectiveness of Endoscopic Vein Harvest for CABG.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1150-1151.

  34. ROGERS AL, Akhter SA
    Platelet Function Testing-Based Timing of Urgent Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting After Treatment With P2Y12 Inhibitors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1331-1332.

  35. HEINISCH PP, Kido T, Burri M, Kornyeva A, et al
    Impact of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection in Staged Single Ventricle Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1213-1221.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  36. GRAHAM G, Dearani JA, Niaz T, Crow S, et al
    Outcomes of Biventricular and Single Ventricle Heterotaxy Patients: A Single Center Five-Decade Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1206-1211.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  37. SAINATHAN S, Monge M, Schettino C, Mulinari L, et al
    HeartMate 3 VAD in a Single-Ventricle Patient Palliated With a Superior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:e121-e123.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  38. WIRTH SH, Heydarian HC, Marcuccio E, Tepe BE, et al
    Increasing Use of the Right Ventricle-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunt for Stage 1 Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:1229-1236.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2023
  39. SAKATA T, De La Pena C, Ohira S
    Functional or Anatomical Completeness of Revascularization after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Apr 11:S0003-4975(23)00369.

    AKI After Type A Dissection Repair: Do We Really Need More Replication Studies?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:886-887.

  41. GRAHAM NJ, Titsworth M, Ahmad RA, Wu X, et al
    Distal Aortic Progression After Hemiarch, Zones 1-3 Arch Replacement in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:888-895.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    The Jigsaw Puzzle of Arch Management in Acute Ascending Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:903-904.

  43. KIM DJ, Song JY, Shin HB, Lee SH, et al
    Effects of Residual Arch Tears on Late Outcomes After Hemiarch Replacement for DeBakey I Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:896-903.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  44. STROBEL RJ, Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB, Young AM, et al
    Socioeconomic Distress Associated With Increased Use of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Over Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:914-921.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2023
    Achieving Mastery in Robotic-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Why Stop at One Internal Thoracic Artery Graft!?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Mar 21:S0003-4975(23)00291.

  46. AD N
    Blood Transfusion, Coronary Bypass Grafting Surgery, and Late Survival: An Impossible Task Done Well.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:769-770.

  47. WILSON TG, Iyengar AJ, Zentner D, Zannino D, et al
    Liver Cirrhosis After the Fontan Procedure: Impact of Atrioventricular Valve Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:664-670.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  48. OUCHI T, Kato N, Sakuma H
    Relevance of Residual Dissection After Thoracotomy to Development of Stent Graft-induced New Entry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:795.

  49. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H
    About Timing of TEVAR in Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:795.

  50. CARROLL AM, Lin Y, Reece TB
    Triple-Branched Stent Graft for Acute Non-A, Non-B Dissection: An Interesting Step, But Is It Forward?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:589-590.

  51. LI Q, Wu Q, Wu W, Dai X, et al
    Triple-Branched Stent Graft Implantation for Acute Non-A-non-B Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:583-589.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2023
  52. JONSSON A, Binongo J, Patel P, Wang Y, et al
    Mastering the Learning Curve for Robotic-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Feb 25:S0003-4975(23)00171.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  53. BARILI F, Onorati F, D'Errigo P, Rosato S, et al
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Feb 21:S0003-4975(23)00161.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Routine Intensive Care May Be Selectively Skipped After Robotic Coronary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:518.

  55. OLVERA A, Besho JM, Tanaka A, Safi HJ, et al
    Multiple Interventions to Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a Child With Tuberous Sclerosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:e49-e51.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  56. MISTIRIAN AA, Lopez-Marco A, Adams B, Oo A, et al
    Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair During Early Stage of Pregnancy: Can and Should We Save the Baby?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:e45-e48.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. EUDAILEY KW, Ebrahimi AJ, Still S, Prejean SP, et al
    Endovascular Repair of an Ascending Aorta Dissection After Self-expanding TAVR by Suprasternal Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:e41-e44.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  58. FREEMAN KA, Arnaoutakis DJ, Martin TD, Fudge JC, et al
    Patent Ductus Arteriosus Exclusion Technique Using Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:e53-e55.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2023
  59. SANDNER S, Kurlansky P
    Multi-arterial grafting and the challenge of redefining quality in coronary artery bypass surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jan 12:S0003-4975(23)00025.

  60. MACKAY EJ, Zhang B, Shah RM, Augoustides JG, et al
    Predictors of Intraoperative Echocardiography: Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jan 11:S0003-4975(23)00021.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  61. VELEZ AK, Alejo D, Holmes SD, Fonner CE, et al
    Multiple Arterial Graft Use in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Surgeon Perspective vs Practice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jan 3:S0003-4975(23)00002.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  62. WARD AF, Schaff HV, Dearani JA
    Septal Myectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:20-24.

  63. LUNDY EF, Karimi Galougahi K, Dominguez-Sulca D, Chowdhury E, et al
    Visualizing Inside Conduits-Intraoperative Screening of Grafts by Optical Coherence Tomography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:266-271.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  64. SUEMATSU Y, Inoue T, Nishi S, Kurahashi K, et al
    Aortic Remodeling After Stepwise External Wrapping for Type A Acute Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:51-60.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  65. LUTHRA S
    Distal Seal to Prevent Type 1b Endoleaks in Frozen Elephant Trunk Operation With Hybrid Stent Grafts in Acute Aortic Dissections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:287.

  66. ZHU H, Bu H
    Hybrid Surgical Technology: Suturing and Ballooning of Stent in Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:286-287.

    December 2022
  67. GAUDINO MFL, An KR, Calhoon J
    Mechanisms for the Superiority of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Complex Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Dec 29:S0003-4975(22)01625.

  68. SAADAT S, Habib R, Engoren M, Mentz G, et al
    Multi-arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Practice Patterns in the USA: Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Dec 13:S0003-4975(22)01550.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Limits of Fontan Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:2336-2337.

  70. APPOO JJ
    Preventing Large Residual False Lumen: Next Step in Evolution of Surgical Treatment of Debakey Type I Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:2224-2225.

  71. SANDOVAL N, Chalela T, Giraldo-Grueso M, Sandoval-Trujillo P, et al
    2640 Meters Closer to the Stars: Does High Altitude Affect Fontan Results?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:2330-2336.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  72. KIM JH, Lee SH, Lee S, Youn YN, et al
    Role of False Lumen Area Ratio in Late Aortic Events After Acute Type I Aortic Dissection Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:2217-2224.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  73. PERCY E, Sabe AA, Hughes GC
    Is There A Role for Aortic Wrapping in Acute Type A Dissection?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:2397.

  74. O'BRIEN DJ, White A, Bozso SJ, Ferguson D, et al
    Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair Stent Deployed in the Ascyrus Medical Dissection Stent.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e441-e442.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  75. ZHANG W, Pu Q, Mei J, Lin F, et al
    Combined Minimally Invasive Treatment of Delayed Aortoesophageal Fistula Caused by Fishbone.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e415-e418.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  76. ALOZIE A, Werner D, Schafmayer C, Yilmaz K, et al
    Management of Pulmonary Artery Synovial Sarcoma: The 3-Step Surgical Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e443-e445.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  77. ERKILINC A, Ermerak NO, Zengin A, Olgun Yildizeli S, et al
    Is There Any Role of Pulmonary Endarterectomy in Pulmonary Arterial Hydatidosis?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:2093-2099.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  78. OGAMI T, Sultan I
    Trends in Endovascular Management of Aberrant Subclavian Artery With Kommerell Diverticulum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:2171-2172.

  79. FUKUHARA S, Ahmed Y, Shiomi S, Yang B, et al
    Aberrant Subclavian Arteries and Associated Kommerell Diverticulum: Endovascular vs Open Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:2163-2171.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2022
  80. CHEN Q, Bowdish ME
    Clopidogrel Resistance: Barrier to Effective Antiplatelet Therapy after Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Nov 29:S0003-4975(22)01496.

  81. SCHWANN TA, Vekstein AM, Engoren M, Grau-Sepulveda M, et al
    Peri-operative Anemia and Transfusions and Late Mortality in Coronary Artery Bypass Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Nov 26:S0003-4975(22)01491.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  82. PEREZGROVAS-OLARIA R, Chadow D, Lau C, Rahouma M, et al
    Characteristics of postoperative atrial fibrillation and the effect of posterior pericardiotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Nov 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)01426.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Are There Risk Differences Uncovered by Measurements of Coronary Artery Graft Flow? More Work Needs to Be Done!
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Nov 3. pii: S0003-4975(22)01398.

  84. SOHN SH, Kang Y, Kim JS, Paeng JC, et al
    Impact of Functional Versus Anatomic Complete Revascularization in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(22)01393.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  85. MAREK J, Jowett V, Khambadkone S, Tsang V, et al
    In Memoriam: Professor Marc R. de Leval (April 16, 1941-June 26, 2022) - An Exceptional, Inspirational, and Most Modest Man.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1974-1975.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  86. DIETZMAN TW, Soria S, DePaolo J, Gillespie MJ, et al
    Influence of Antegrade Pulmonary Blood Flow on Outcomes of Superior Cavopulmonary Connection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1771-1777.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  87. KINOSHITA T, Asai T, Suzuki T
    Outer Media Thickness at False Lumen and Secondary Aortic Dilatation After Acute Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1646-1654.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  88. PERNOT M, d'Ostrevy N, Piperata A, Busuttil O, et al
    Percutaneous Total Aortic Arch Repair With In Situ Laser Fenestration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e389-e392.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  89. MA WG, Sun LZ
    How Will the Elephant Trunk Technique Evolve in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1586.

  90. COSELLI JS, Frankel WC, Green SY, Amarasekara HS, et al
    Staged Repair of Extensive Aneurysms of the Thoracic Aorta by Using the Elephant Trunk Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1578-1585.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  91. JANG YH, Choi KH, Song YB, Jeong DS, et al
    Effects of Statin Intensity on Long-term Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1705-1714.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Re-sterntomy Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Experience Matters.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(22)01396.

    October 2022
  93. RAPPOPORT N, Shahian DM, Galai N, Aviel G, et al
    Volume-Outcome Relationship of Re-Sternotomy Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(22)01390.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  94. CHENG YT, Huang YT, Tu HT, Chan YH, et al
    Long-term Outcomes of Concomitant Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Oct 7. pii: S0003-4975(22)01297.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Is Direct Cannulation the Right Approach to the Right Axillary Artery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1347-1348.

  96. BLEIWEIS MS, Philip J, Peek GJ, Fudge JC, et al
    Palliation Plus Ventricular Assist Device Insertion in 15 Neonates and Infants With Functionally Univentricular Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1412-1418.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  97. LUTHRA S, Tsang GM
    Intraoperative Open Aortoscopy-A New Emerging Technique in Hybrid Aortic Arch Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e299-e301.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. SHIMIZU D, Miyoshi K, Sugimoto S, Toma T, et al
    Acute Pulmonary Edema Due to Arteriovenous Shunt Placement After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e245-e247.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  99. LU K, Lian F, Liu J, Zhou H, et al
    Endovascular Treatment of Abdominal Infection-induced Aortoenteric Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e275-e277.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  100. YANARTAS M, Karakoc AZ, Zengin A, Tas S, et al
    Multimodal Approach of Isolated Pulmonary Vasculitis: A Single-Institution Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1253-1261.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2022
  101. PIENTA MJ, Theurer P, He C, Clark M, et al
    Contemporary Management of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation at Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Sep 20. pii: S0003-4975(22)01224.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  102. DANIAL P, Crawford S, Mercier O, Mitilian D, et al
    Primary Thoracic Endografting for T4 Lung Cancer Aortic Involvement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Sep 16. pii: S0003-4975(22)01225.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  103. ARBONA MA, Witheford M, Chung JCY, Lindsay TF, et al
    Aortic Wall Injury After Thoracic Stent Grafts: Vigilance Is Required!
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:692-693.

  104. CRAWFORD TC, Brown C, Grimm JC
    Aortic Arch Management During Repair of Acute Type A Dissection: Don't Lose Sight of the Big Picture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:701-702.

  105. OUCHI T, Kato N, Kato H, Higashigawa T, et al
    Utility of Psoas Muscle Area in Selecting Older Patients Feasible for Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:750-756.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  106. DOBERNE JW, Sabe AA, Vekstein AM, Wojnarski CM, et al
    Stent Graft-induced Aortic Wall Injury: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:684-692.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  107. MERCER-ROSA L, Fogel MA, Wei ZA, Trusty PM, et al
    Fontan Geometry and Hemodynamics Are Associated With Quality of Life in Adolescents and Young Adults.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:841-847.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  108. PATEL PM, Dong A, Chiou E, Wei J, et al
    Aortic Arch Management During Acute and Subacute Type A Aortic Syndromes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:694-701.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  109. ISOMURA S, Azuma T, Yokoi Y, Domoto S, et al
    Modified Candy-plug Device for Dilated False Lumen Occlusion: Is a Candle Better Than a Candy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e219-e221.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  110. ROYSE AG, Royse CF, Paterson HS
    Composite Total Arterial Revascularization Techniques Comparing the Second Internal Mammary Artery and Radial Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1088-1089.

  111. DI MARCO L
    Frozen Elephant Trunk for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection With Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery: Kill Two Birds With One Stone?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1092-1093.

  112. MANENTI A, Roncati L, Manco G
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