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    January 2018
  1. OLARTE JM, Lopez FD, Barquero JM, Calvo R, et al
    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Replacement Through Apicoaortic Conduit for Aortic Bypass Valve Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e21-e22.
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  2. PASRIJA C, Ghoreishi M, Shah A, Rouse M, et al
    Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use Can Be Safely Taught Without Increasing Morbidity or Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:76-82.
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  3. NAKAHARA Y, Yoshida S, Kanemura T, Yamagishi S, et al
    Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafts in Hemodialysis: A Single-Center Propensity Score Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:153-159.
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  4. MEZA JM, Hickey E, McCrindle B, Blackstone E, et al
    The Optimal Timing of Stage-2-Palliation After the Norwood Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:193-199.
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  5. ST LOUIS JD, McCracken CE, Turk EM, Hancock HS, et al
    Long-Term Transplant-Free Survival After Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:186-192.
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  6. LOU X, Chen EP, Duwayri YM, Veeraswamy RK, et al
    The Impact of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair on Long-Term Survival in Type B Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:31-38.
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  7. BASSANO C, Bovio E, Nardi P, Ruvolo G, et al
    PAS-Port in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:334.
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    December 2017
  8. BERTOGLIO L, Castiglioni A, Grandi A, Cambiaghi T, et al
    Custom-Made E-Vita Graft for Frozen Elephant Trunk With Arch-First Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e467-e469.
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  9. PICHLMAIER M, Luehr M, Rutkowski S, Fabry T, et al
    Aortic Arch Hybrid Repair: Stent-Bridging of the Supra-Aortic Vessel Anastomoses (SAVSTEB).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e463-e465.
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  10. NISIVACO S, McCrorey M, Krienbring D, Patel B, et al
    Redo Robotic Endoscopic Beating Heart Coronary Bypass (TECAB) After Previous TECAB.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e417-e419.
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  11. HUH U, Song S, Kim E, Kim CW, et al
    Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair Using Vascular Plug for Chronic Type IIIb Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e413-e415.
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  12. IRIBARNE A, Goodney PP, Flores AM, DeSimone J, et al
    National Trends and Geographic Variation in Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1902-1907.
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  13. MARTIN BJ, Mah K, Eckersley L, Harder J, et al
    Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Is Not a Predictor of Worse Intermediate Mortality Post Fontan.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2037-2044.
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  14. VAPORCIYAN AA, Fikfak V, Lineberry MC, Park YS, et al
    Consensus-Derived Coronary Anastomotic Checklist Reveals Significant Variability Among Experts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2087-2092.
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  15. AFTAB M, Idrees JJ, Cikach F, Navia JL, et al
    Open Distal Fenestration of Chronic Dissection Facilitates Endovascular Elephant Trunk Completion: Late Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1960-1967.
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  16. YURI K, Kimura N, Hori D, Yamaguchi A, et al
    A Challenging Treatment for Aortic Arch Aneurysm With Fenestrated Stent Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1915-1922.
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  17. DUMFARTH J, Peterss S, Kofler M, Plaikner M, et al
    In DeBakey Type I Aortic Dissection, Bovine Aortic Arch Is Associated With Arch Tears and Stroke.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2001-2008.
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  18. SIXT S, Aubin H, Kalb R, Rellecke P, et al
    Continuous Procedural Full-Lung Ventilation During Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1994-2000.
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  19. CEFARELLI M, Murana G, Surace GG, Castrovinci S, et al
    Elective Aortic Arch Repair: Factors Influencing Neurologic Outcome in 791 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2016-2023.
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  20. RAEES MA, Morgan CD, Pinto VL, Westrick AC, et al
    Neonatal Aortic Arch Reconstruction With Direct Splanchnic Perfusion Avoids Deep Hypothermia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2054-2063.
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  21. TRESSON P, Roussel A, Mordant P, Cerceau P, et al
    Endovascular Repair as a Bridge to Open Repair of a Ruptured Descending Thoracic Aspergillus Aortitis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e425-e428.
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  22. UEKI C, Sakaguchi G
    Repeated Coronary Revascularization in the Era of the Heart Team.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2126.
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    November 2017
  23. GOUDIE E, Oliveira RL, Thiffault V, Jouquan A, et al
    Phase 1 Trial Evaluating Safety of Pulmonary Artery Sealing With Ultrasonic Energy in VATS Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)31112.
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  24. RAHMANIAN PB, Kaya S, Eghbalzadeh K, Menghesha H, et al
    Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement: Excellent Results and Increased Effective Orifice Areas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(17)31098.
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  25. POLLOCK BD, Filardo G, da Graca B, Phan TK, et al
    Predicting New-Onset Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Atrial Fibrillation With Existing Risk Scores.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(17)30980.
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  26. VAN PUTTE BP, Smith T, De Kroon TL, Damiano RJ, et al
    Pulmonary Vein Widening Plasty for Pulmonary Vein Stenosis and Occlusion After Catheter Ablation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e411-e412.
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  27. ASADA S, Yamagishi M, Miyazaki T, Maeda Y, et al
    Systemic Venous Rerouting Through the Coronary Sinus for ccTGA With Bilateral SVCs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e393-e395.
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  28. FUJITA S, Nakano T, Oda S, Kado H, et al
    Yasui Conversion for Repair After Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e389-e391.
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  29. ZAIDI SJ, Adhikari RR, El-Zein C, Siddiqui S, et al
    Acquired Cor Triatriatum Sinister After the Fontan Operation and Successful Resection in a Child.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e385-e387.
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  30. BAYLISS CD, Booth KL, Williams R, Dark JH, et al
    Managing a Mycotic Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm: The Importance of Molecular Diagnostics.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e379-e381.
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  31. PREVENTZA O, Coselli JS, Mayor J, Simpson K, et al
    The Stent Is Not to Blame: Lessons Learned With a Simplified US Version of the Frozen Elephant Trunk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1456-1463.
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  32. VARDAS PN, Stefanescu Schmidt AC, Lou X, Goldstone AB, et al
    Current Status of Endovascular Training for Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1748-1754.
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  33. MEJARE-BERGGREN H, Olsson C
    Validation and Adjustment of the Leipzig-Halifax Acute Aortic Dissection Type A Scorecard.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1577-1582.
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  34. REISENAUER JS, Said SM, Schaff HV, Connolly HM, et al
    Outcome of Surgical Repair of Pulmonary Artery Aneurysms: A Single-Center Experience With 38 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1605-1610.
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  35. KILIC A, Arnaoutakis GJ, Bavaria JE, Sultan I, et al
    Outcomes of Elective Aortic Hemiarch Reconstruction for Aneurysmal Disease in the Elderly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1522-1530.
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  36. WU HB, Qin H, Ma WG, Zhao HL, et al
    Can Renal Resistive Index Predict Acute Kidney Injury After Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Repair?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1583-1589.
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  37. MORELL VO
    Nikaidoh Procedure: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1446-1449.
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  38. LUTHRA S
    Degrees of Belief and the Burden of Proof: The ART Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1441-1444.
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    October 2017
  39. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Fraser C, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Less Is More: Results of a Statewide Analysis of the Impact of Blood Transfusion on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30962.
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  40. CHEN LW, Wu XJ, Dai XF
    Transverse Pericardial Sinus Closure in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e351-e353.
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  41. RAEES MA, Mazhar D, Christensen JT, Parra DA, et al
    Bidirectional Inferior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis: Pre-Fontan Interim Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e329-e331.
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  42. HARKY A, Mohammad HA, Garner M, Ali M, et al
    Anomalous Right Internal Thoracic Artery Terminating in the Right Superior Pulmonary Vein.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e323-e324.
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  43. UCHIDA T, Hamasaki A, Yamashita A, Nakamura K, et al
    Tracheal Compression Caused by a Hematoma After Redo Aortic Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e319-e320.
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  44. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Karkos C, Fidanis T, Theofilogiannakos EK, et al
    An Unusual Case of Arterial Embolism in an Adolescent With a Mitral Valve Repair With a Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e315-e317.
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  45. FRIDMAN MD, Owada CY, Gregory RD, Birnbaum PL, et al
    Off-Pump Double Coronary Artery Bypass in a 14-Year-Old With Kawasaki Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e307-e309.
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  46. HOBBES B, d'Udekem Y, Zannino D, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Determinants of Adverse Outcomes After Systemic-To-Pulmonary Shunts in Biventricular Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1365-1370.
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  47. PETTERSEN O, Haram PM, Winnerkvist A, Karevold A, et al
    Pedicled Vein Grafts in Coronary Surgery: Perioperative Data From a Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1313-1317.
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  48. SOH S, Kwak YL, Song JW, Yoo KJ, et al
    Rotational Thromboelastometry Predicts Increased Bleeding After Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1318-1324.
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  49. OZCINAR E, Erol S, Aliyev A, Cakici M, et al
    Could Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy Be Performed With Acceptable Outcomes Without a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1432.
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    September 2017
  50. JABAGI H, Tran DT, Hessian R, Glineur D, et al
    Impact of Gender on Arterial Revascularization Strategies for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)30951.
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  51. APPOO JJ, Gregory AJ, Fichadiya A, Kotha VK, et al
    Zone 2 Arch Replacement and Staged Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e299-e301.
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  52. PARACHURI VR, Subramanian A
    True Lumen Perfusion Technique for Extensive Aortic Dissections Involving the Neck and Femoral Vessels.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e295-e297.
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  53. HITTINGER S, Bandisode V, Chowdhury S, Kavarana MN, et al
    Aortic Dissection After the Hybrid Stage 1 Procedure: Diagnosis and Management Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e275-e277.
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  54. ZHAO J, Wang D, Ballard-Croft C, Wang J, et al
    Hybrid Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Using Avalon Elite Double Lumen Cannula Ensures Adequate Heart/Brain Oxygen Supply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:847-853.
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  55. ISSITT RW, Harvey I, Walsh B, Voegeli D, et al
    Quantification of Lipid Filtration and the Effects on Cerebral Injury During Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:884-890.
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  56. DOLAPOGLU A, Volguina IV, Price MD, Green SY, et al
    Cardiac Arrhythmia After Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:854-860.
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  57. BJURBOM M, Iyengar AJ, Moenkemeyer F, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Evolution of Left Ventricular Size in Late Survivors of Surgery for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:926-931.
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  58. DHAR A, Aronowitz D, Misra N, Meyer DB, et al
    Surgical Angioplasty of Stenotic Left Main Coronary Artery 15 Years After ALCAPA Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e269-e270.
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  59. FORTIN J, Vaillancourt R, Vigneault L, Laflamme M, et al
    Unusual Cause of Life-Threatening Hemoptysis During Cardiac Operation: Surgical Management Revisited.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e251-e252.
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  60. FERNG A, Connell A, Nunez M, Johnson K, et al
    Cardiac Regeneration in the Human Left Ventricle After CorMatrix Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e239-e241.
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  61. LANDAU JH, Dubois LA, Chu MWA
    Hybrid Arch Frozen Elephant Trunk for Persistent Endoleak After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e227-e229.
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  62. GENNARI M, Bartorelli AL, Polvani G, Muratori M, et al
    Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation After Percutaneous Removal of a Swan-Ganz Catheter Caught by Suture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e225-e226.
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  63. NAGATOMO Y, Muneuchi J, Watanabe M, Joo K, et al
    Repair of Partial Pulmonary Artery Sling in a Symptomatic Adolescent.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e289.
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  64. ZHANG Z, Yin K, Sun Y, Wang C, et al
    Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm as an Unusual Cause of Superior Vena Cava Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e287.
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    August 2017
  65. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Houghtaling PL, Koprivanac M, et al
    Similar Outcomes in Diabetes Patients After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With Single Internal Thoracic Artery Plus Radial Artery Grafting and Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 18. pii: S0003-4975(17)30784.
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  66. KOCH CG, Sessler DI, Mascha EJ, Sabik JF 3rd, et al
    A Randomized Clinical Trial of Red Blood Cell Transfusion Triggers in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)30781.
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  67. DONAHOE L, Vanderlaan R, Thenganatt J, McRae K, et al
    Symptoms Are More Useful Than Echocardiography in Patient Selection for Pulmonary Endarterectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)30699.
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  68. YOKOYAMA S, Yonekura T, Nishiwaki N, Taniguchi S, et al
    Coronary Sinus Orifice Atresia After the Fontan Completion: Unique Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e151-e153.
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  69. SETT SS, Lafaro RJ
    Extracardiac Fontan Operation Through a Right Thoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e147-e149.
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  70. SETT SS, Lafaro RJ, Babu SC
    Repair of Circumflex Aortic Arch in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e139-e141.
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  71. MASEDA URIZA R, Jurado-Roman A, Jimenez Diaz J, Piqueras Flores J, et al
    Hybrid Approach for the Treatment of Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Induced by Pacemaker.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e131-e132.
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  72. INABA Y, Ito T, Hayashi S, Takahashi T, et al
    Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair Including Total Debranching on Femoral Artery for Arch Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e123-e125.
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  73. VERSCHEURE D, Ramadan R, Azmoun A, Guihaire J, et al
    Ascending Aorta Stenting After Off-Pump Aortic Wrapping in Stanford A Retrograde Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e115-e117.
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  74. AALAEI-ANDABILI SH, Scali S, Klodell C, Lee T, et al
    Outcomes of Antegrade Stent Graft Deployment During Hybrid Aortic Arch Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:538-544.
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  75. GAMBARDELLA I, Gaudino M, Lau C, Munjal M, et al
    Surgical Outcomes of Chronic Descending Dissections: Type I Versus III DeBakey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:593-598.
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  76. YU L, Gu T
    Massive Pulmonary Embolization From Intravenous Leiomyosarcoma With Intracardial Extension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e189.
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  77. TOYOKAWA K, Moriyama Y, Ueno T, Terazono K, et al
    Double Aortic Arch Complicated by Acute Type A Dissection in an Aged Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e187.
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  78. MITCHELL ME
    Aortic Coarctation Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:377-381.
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    July 2017
  79. CHAN JL, Diaconescu AC, Horvath KA
    Routine Use of Topical Bacitracin to Prevent Sternal Wound Infections After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30578.
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  80. MROCZEK T, Demkow M, Moszura T, Morka A, et al
    Perventricular Implantation of Melody Valve in Child With Pulmonary Hypertension After a Potts Shunt.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e67-e69.
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  81. LIANG Y, Kaiser CA, Danter MR
    Complete Neurological Recovery After Acute Total Occlusion of the Superior Vena Cava.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e65-e66.
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  82. HASHIZUME K, Shimizu H, Honda M, Inoue S, et al
    Stepwise Total Aortic Repairs With Fenestrated Endografts in a Patient With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e39-e42.
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  83. JIANG Z, Tang M, Liu H, Mei J, et al
    Surgical Management of Giant Left Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Causing Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e27-e29.
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  84. EL-SAYED AHMAD A, Papadopoulos N, Risteski P, Moritz A, et al
    The Standardized Concept of Moderate-to-Mild (>/=28 degrees C) Systemic Hypothermia During Selective Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion for All-Comers in Aortic Arch Surgery: Single-Center Experience in 587 Consecutive Patients Over a 15-Year Period.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:49-55.
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  85. MANNING MW, Cooter M, Mathew J, Alexander J, et al
    Angiotensin Receptor Blockade Improves Cardiac Surgical Outcomes in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:98-105.
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  86. KINOSHITA T, Tawa M, Suzuki T, Aimi Y, et al
    Suppression of Graft Spasm by the Particulate Guanylyl Cyclase Activator in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:122-129.
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  87. PEVNI D, Ben-Gal Y, Mohr R, Ganiel A, et al
    One or Two Internal Thoracic Grafts? Long-Term Follow-Up of 957 Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Surgeries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:70-77.
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  88. DESENDER LM, Van Herzeele I, Rancic Z, Bicknell C, et al
    Patient-Specific Simulation of Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Repair: Initial Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:336-341.
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  89. KALFA D, Belli E, Bacha E, Lambert V, et al
    Primary Pulmonary Vein Stenosis: Outcomes, Risk Factors, and Severity Score in a Multicentric Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:182-189.
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  90. LIM HG, Lee JR, Kim YJ
    The Effects of Modification to Lateral Tunnel Fontan Procedure for Prophylactic Arrhythmia Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:197-204.
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  91. MEOT M, Lefort B, El Arid JM, Soule N, et al
    Intraoperative Stenting of Pulmonary Artery Stenosis in Children With Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:190-196.
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  92. ABRAHAMOV D, Levran O, Naparstek S, Refaeli Y, et al
    Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption After Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Diagnosis and Correlation to Cognition.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:161-169.
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  93. HARKY A, Khosravi A, Elam L, Colledge J, et al
    Percutaneous Intervention of a Rare Complication Post Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e87.
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  94. VURAL KM
    Mild to Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Should a Mitral Surgical Procedure be Added to Revascularization?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:372-373.
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    June 2017
  95. MOLL M, Michalak KW, Sobczak-Budlewska K, Moll JA, et al
    Coronary Artery Anomalies in Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries and Their Impact on Postoperative Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(17)30551.
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  96. KEELING B, Thourani V, Aliawadi G, Kim S, et al
    Conversion From Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting to On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30446.
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  97. UEHARA K, Matsuda H, Inoue Y, Omura A, et al
    Simple Identification of the Adamkiewicz Artery in Extended Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e567-e569.
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    March 2017
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    December 2016
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    No-Touch Saphenous Vein Harvesting May Improve Further the Patency of Saphenous Vein Composite Grafts: Early Outcomes and 1-Year Angiographic Results.
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    Modified Norwood Procedure for Tricuspid Atresia, Transposition of Great Arteries, and Hypoplastic Right Arch With Complete Vascular Ring.
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  291. OKADA N, Murayama H, Hasegawa H
    Optimal Surgical Management Using a Classic Blalock-Taussig Shunt for an Infected Pseudoaneurysm After a Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt Procedure.
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    April 2016
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    Successful coronary artery bypass in type 2M and 2N von Willebrand disease.
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    February 2016
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