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    August 2022
  1. BALKHY HH, Nisivaco SM, Hashimoto M, Torregrossa G, et al
    Robotic Total Endoscopic Coronary Bypass in 570 Patients: Impact of Anastomotic Technique in Two Eras.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:476-482.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. BROWN JA, Sultan I
    Just Go With the Flow: Coronary Targets May Dictate Right Internal Mammary Artery Patency More Than Inflow Configuration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:364-365.
    PubMed    


  3. MAGLOIRE KT, Saouti N, Van Der Heiden P, Scohy TV, et al
    Measures to Prevent Neurologic Deficits in Urgent CABG Surgery With Bilateral Carotid Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e121-e123.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. UIMONEN M, Olsson C, Jeppsson A, Geirsson A, et al
    Outcome After Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection With or Without Primary Tear Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:492-501.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. BAKAEEN FG, Ghandour H, Ravichandren K, Zhen-Yu Tong M, et al
    Right Internal Thoracic Artery Patency Is Affected More by Target Choice Than Conduit Configuration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:458-466.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. NAITO S, Demal T, Biancari F
    Impact of Aortic Cross-Clamp in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:607.
    PubMed    


  7. NARAYAN P
    On-pump Beating Heart-An Important Confounder?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:606-607.
    PubMed    


  8. KIDO T, Steringer MT, Vodiskar J, Burri M, et al
    Improved Long-term Outcome of Damus-Kaye-Stansel Procedure Without Previous Pulmonary Artery Banding.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:545-551.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2022
  9. HEADRICK AT, Qureshi AM, Ghanayem NS, Heinle J, et al
    In-hospital Morbidity and Mortality After Modified Blalock-Taussig-Thomas Shunts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:168-175.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. WELLS DA, Coghill M, Szugye N, Moore R, et al
    Transplantation and Arch Repair in Fontan 3 Years After HeartMate 3: Technical Considerations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e5-e7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. KAI M, Ohira S, Goldberg JB, Laskowski I, et al
    Simplified Zone 2 Arch Repair Using a Trifurcated Graft for Acute Type A Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:e67-e70.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. PRASANNA A, Tan CW, Anastasopulos A, Beroukhim RS, et al
    One and One-Half Ventricle Repair: Role for Restricting Antegrade Pulmonary Blood Flow.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:176-183.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. ZHENG WC, Lee MGY, d'Udekem Y
    Fate of Patients With Single Ventricles Who Do Not Undergo the Fontan Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:25-33.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2022
  14. QUARTI AG, Angeli E, Petridis FD, Careddu L, et al
    A Porthole on the Fontan Circuit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e485.
    PubMed    


  15. MAZINE A, Dhingra NK, Chu MWA, El-Hamamsy I, et al
    Aortic Arch Replacement: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1787-1793.
    PubMed    


  16. CALDERONE A, Chauvette V, Demers P, Lamarche Y, et al
    Frozen Elephant Trunk Repair for Acute Type A Dissection in Right Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e429-e431.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. CHAMBERLAIN RC, Andersen ND, McCrary AW, Hornik CP, et al
    Postoperative Renal Failure, Shunt Type, and Mortality After Norwood Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:2046-2053.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. DERVISHI M, Fukuhara S, Patel HJ, Yang B, et al
    Endovascular Rerouting the Errant Aortic Endoprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e409-e411.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. FERRARIS VA
    On-Pump vs Off-Pump CABG-What Should Programs Do to Improve Off-Pump CABG Results?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1998-1999.
    PubMed    


  20. SHAHIAN DM, Bowdish ME, Bloom JP, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Composite Measure: 2021 Methodology Update.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1954-1961.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2022
  21. SHIMABUKURO K, Sakai O, Fujii R, Ogura H, et al
    Simplified Endovascular Treatment of Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery With Kommerell Diverticulum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e401.
    PubMed    


  22. PACINI D, Murana G
    Aortic Arch Replacement in 2051: Endovascular Skills Would Be Routinely Part of the Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1497-1498.
    PubMed    


  23. MEHTA C
    Improving the Endovascular Management of Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1542-1543.
    PubMed    


  24. PICHLMAIER M, Buech J, Tsilimparis N, Fabry TG, et al
    Routine Stent Bridging to the Supraaortic Vessels in Aortic Arch Replacement: 10-Year-Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1491-1497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. WONG LY, Alver N, Dewey EN, Bhamidipati C, et al
    Septal Myectomy for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the Elderly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1477-1481.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. FARBER MA, Krishnasastry KV, Desai N, Starnes BW, et al
    Five-year Outcomes With Conformable GORE TAG Endoprosthesis Used in Traumatic Aortic Transections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1536-1542.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. BETHANCOURT CN, Blitzer D, Yamabe T, Zhao Y, et al
    Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Versus Bio-Bentall: Inverse Propensity Weighting of 796 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1529-1535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. AL-KHALDI A, Alsahari A, Alotay A, Momenah T, et al
    Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis Is Not a Contraindication to a Single-ventricle Pathway.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1563-1568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2022
  29. CHUDGAR NP, Zhu R, Gray KD, Chiu R, et al
    Implementing a High-Value Care Discharge Protocol in Patients Undergoing CABG Reduces Readmission.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1112-1118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. DI MARCO L, Amodio C, Mariani C, Costantino A, et al
    Frozen Elephant Trunk in Right Aberrant Subclavian Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e287-e289.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. CLEMENCE J JR, Yang B
    Open Repair of Aortic Arch Mycotic Pseudoaneurysms With Distal Perfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e271-e273.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. BRINKMAN WT
    The Right Axillary Artery Is Almost Always the Right Answer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1190-1191.
    PubMed    


  33. TONG MZ, Eagleton MJ, Roselli EE, Blackstone EH, et al
    Outcomes of Open Versus Endovascular Repair of Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:1144-1152.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  34. FATTOUCH K, Dioguardi P, Guccione F, Nogara A, et al
    10-Year Results of Mitral Repair and Coronary Bypass for Ischemic Regurgitation: A Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:816-822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  35. RODGERS-FISCHL PM, Makdisi G
    Internal Thoracic Artery and Vascular Adaptations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:695.
    PubMed    


  36. METKUS TS
    Searching for the Ideal Antiplatelet Therapy for CABG Patients With Kidney Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:562.
    PubMed    


  37. MANENTI A, Roncati L, Manco G
    The Internal Thoracic Artery Remodeling.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:694-695.
    PubMed    


  38. JIN R, Wang M, Grunkemeier GL, Furnary AP, et al
    Calibration Factors for STS Risk Model Predictions: Why, How and When They Are Used.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:386-391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. HUCKABY LV, Sultan I, Trimarchi S, Leshnower B, et al
    Sex-Based Aortic Dissection Outcomes From the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:498-505.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. WADA T, Ohuchi S, Oyama S
    Type A Acute Aortic Dissection in a Patient with Patent Ductus Arteriosus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e99-e101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. ZHANG J, Li T
    Stent in Left Renal Vein Stuck at the Opening of Tricuspid Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e91-e94.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. BASSAWON R, Sirajuddin S, Martucci G, Shum-Tim D, et al
    Snare or Scalpel: Challenges of Intracardiac Cement Embolism Retrieval.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e107-e110.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. OHIRA S, Malekan R, Kai M, Goldberg JB, et al
    Reoperative Total Arch Repair Using a Trifurcated Graft and Selective Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:569-576.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. CHANG H, Wang Y, Liu B, Wang W, et al
    Endovascular Repair for Acute Type B Aortic Dissection With Unfavorable Proximal Landing Zone.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:545-553.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. KARI FA, Misfeld M, Borger M, Rylski B, et al
    German Aortic Root Repair Registry-Insights From the First 400 Consecutive Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:608-615.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. BALKI I, de Perrot M, Bavaghar-Zaeimi F, Nourouzpour S, et al
    Clinical Implications of Body Composition and Exercise Capacity Following Pulmonary Endarterectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:444-451.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. STEPHENS EH, Eltayeb O, Kennedy C, Rigsby CK, et al
    Influence of Fetal Diagnosis on Management of Vascular Rings.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:630-636.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2022
  48. NAKAMURA Y
    Terminologic Confusion Related to the Elephant Trunk Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:381-382.
    PubMed    


  49. KREIBICH M, Rylski B, Beyersdorf F, Czerny M, et al
    Spontaneous Dislocation of a Frozen Elephant Trunk Stent Graft Into the False Lumen.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e81.
    PubMed    


    December 2021
  50. BERCZELI M, Chinnadurai P, Ramirez-Giraldo JC, Garami Z, et al
    Time-resolved, Cardiac-gated Computed Tomography after Endovascular Ascending Aortic and Arch Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 28. pii: S0003-4975(21)02142.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. LEHR EJ
    Avoiding adverse outcomes while changing anastomotic technique in totally endoscopic robotic coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)02107.
    PubMed    


  52. MANENTI A, Roncati L, Manco G
    Internal Thoracic Arteries Optimal Conduits for a "Physiology-Guided Surgery".
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:2114-2115.
    PubMed    


  53. DE MARTINO A, Bortolotti U
    The AngioVac System: Effectiveness of Expanding Indications.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:2113.
    PubMed    


  54. PUPOVAC SS, Hemli JM, Bavaria JE, Patel HJ, et al
    Moderate Versus Deep Hypothermia in Type A Acute Aortic Dissection Repair: Insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1893-1899.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. SCHIAVON M, Comacchio GM, Mammana M, Faccioli E, et al
    Lobectomy With Artery Reconstruction and Pneumonectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Propensity Score Weighting Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1805-1813.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. CLEMENT KC, Canner JK, Sussman MS, Hicks CW, et al
    Persistent Opioid Use After Open Aortic Surgery: Risk Factors, Costs, and Consequences.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1939-1945.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2021
  57. ODA S, Fujita S, Tatewaki H, Shiose A, et al
    Valve-Sparing Reimplantation for Right Coronary Artery Compression after Fontan Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 25. pii: S0003-4975(21)01996.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. KAPOOR S, Zhu J, Kilic A, Toma C, et al
    Outcomes in Multivessel Coronary Disease Stratified by Society for Thoracic Surgery Risk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 18. pii: S0003-4975(21)01921.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. GLAM R, Raad M, Bolotin G
    Animal Study of a Novel Device for Clampless Proximal Anastomosis in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1681-1686.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. PANDA N, Phillips WW, Geller AD, Lipsitz S, et al
    Supraclavicular Approach for Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Description of a Learning Curve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1616-1623.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. TSUBOUCHI H, Goto M, Terazawa S, Adachi S, et al
    Left Upper Lobe Trisegmentectomy After Pulmonary Endarterectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e361-e363.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. HOLUBEC T, Van Linden A, Bodelle B, Walther T, et al
    Frozen Elephant Trunk: Minimally Invasive Implantation of a New Trifurcated Hybrid Aortic Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e321-e323.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. KESHAVAMURTHY S, Dulam V, Leung SW, Kashem MA, et al
    Donor Pulmonary Vein Anomalies: What's in Your Toolbox?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e369-e371.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. PUIU PC, Pingpoh C, Beyersdorf F, Czerny M, et al
    Direct Versus Side Graft Cannulation From the Right Axillary Artery in Thoracic Aortic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1433-1440.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. BEN-GAL Y, Gordon A, Ziv-Baran T, Farkash A, et al
    Late Outcomes of In Situ Versus Composite Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1441-1446.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. GAMBARDELLA I, Lau C, Rahouma M, Iannacone E, et al
    Diaphragm Preservation Reduces Respiratory Failure After Extent I Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1453-1459.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. HASEGAWA S, Matsushima S, Matsuhisa H, Higuma T, et al
    Selective Lesser Curvature Augmentation With Geometric Study for Repair of Aortic Arch Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1523-1531.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  68. LI J, Tang D, Li X, He H, et al
    Endovascular Reintervention 8 Years After Open Implantation of Triple-Branched Stent Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e311.
    PubMed    


  69. SCAFFA R, Salica A, Weltert L, Irace FG, et al
    Optimized Use of the "Skirt" of the Valsalva Graft for the Completion Bentall Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e303-e305.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. FURUI M, Hirata H, Kakii B, Yoshida T, et al
    Secondary Aortoesophageal Fistula Treated by Covered Esophageal Stent and Muscle Wrapping.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e241-e243.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. COMENTALE G, D'Andrea C, Pilato E, Oppido G, et al
    Type A Aortic Dissection in an 11-month-old Infant With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e287-e289.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB, Wegermann ZK, Grau-Sepulveda MV, et al
    Aortic Annular Enlargement in the Elderly: Short and Long-Term Outcomes in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1160-1166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. YANG G, Zhang M, Zhang Y, Du X, et al
    Endovascular Repair of Postdissection Aortic Aneurysms Using Physician-Modified Endografts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1201-1208.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. YACOUB MH, Afifi A, Hosny H, Nagy M, et al
    A New Technique for Shaping the Aortic Sinuses and Conserving Dynamism in the Remodeling Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1218-1226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. SULTAN I, Aranda-Michel E, Bianco V, Kilic A, et al
    Outcomes of Carotid Artery Replacement With Total Arch Reconstruction for Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1235-1242.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. ZHANG J, Li L, Jani V, Cramer JW, et al
    Increased Hepatic Stiffness in Young Adults After Biventricular Repair of Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1335-1341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. IMAI K, Hoashi T, Shimada M, Komori M, et al
    Long-term Outcomes of Extracardiac Total Cavopulmonary Connection for Apicocaval Juxtaposition.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1326-1333.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2021
  78. NICOARA A, Song P, Bollen BA, Paone G, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2021 Update on Echocardiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(21)01574.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


  80. 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.
    PubMed    


  81. FRANKEL WC, Green SY, Amarasekara HS, Zhang Q, et al
    Early Gastrointestinal Complications After Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:717-724.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. KALRA K, Wagh K, Wei JW, McPherson L, et al
    Regurgitant Bicuspid Aortopathy: Is Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Equivalent to Bentall Procedure?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:737-745.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. MAZUR P, Litwinowicz R, Tchantchaleishvili V, Natorska J, et al
    Left Internal Mammary Artery Skeletonization Reduces Bleeding-A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:794-801.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2021
  84. AMABILE A, Williams EE, Rosati CM, Torregrossa G, et al
    Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: How I Teach It Twelve Technical Tips for Trainees.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(21)01531.
    PubMed    


  85. ROGERS AL, Allman RD, Fang X, Kindell LC, et al
    Thromboelastography-Platelet Mapping Allows Safe and Earlier Urgent Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)01460.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. MADRIGAL J, Tran Z, Hadaya J, Sanaiha Y, et al
    Impact of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia on Outcomes and Readmissions following Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)01451.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. SQUIERS JJ, Schaffer JM, Banwait JK, Ryan WH, et al
    Long-Term Survival After On-Pump and Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)01427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. THOMPSON MP, Yaser JM, Fliegner MA, Syrjamaki JD, et al
    High Socioeconomic Deprivation and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes: Insights from Michigan.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)01396.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. WANG C, Ma WG, Li JX
    Is there a one-size-fits-all technique for calcified ascending aorta in coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)01405.
    PubMed    


  90. HICKS GL
    PCI or ITA for Proximal LAD Disease: Where Is the Heart Team When You Need It?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:562-563.
    PubMed    


  91. WEI MM H, Xu Mm Z, Zou C, Zhang G, et al
    Stenosis of the Ascending Aorta and Innominate Artery With Coronary Aneurysms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e153.
    PubMed    


  92. JIN R, Grunkemeier GL, Furnary AP
    Continuous Monitoring of Risk-Adjusted Outcomes: Excess Deaths vs Lives Saved.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:368-372.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. DI EUSANIO M, Gatta E
    Frozen Elephant Trunk Without Circulatory Arrest in Acute Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e143-e145.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. ZHANG JZ, Zhu GY, Zhang Y, Bai LJ, et al
    Myocardial Bridge Bypass Graft: A Novel Surgical Procedure for Extensive Myocardial Bridges.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e115-e117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. UEMURA H, Yajima S, Ryomoto M, Sekiya N, et al
    Off-Pump Resection of an Epicardial Cyst by Using a Minimally Invasive Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e119-e121.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. HANNAN EL, Zhong Y, Cozzens K, Adams DH, et al
    Revascularization for Isolated Proximal Left Anterior Descending Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:555-562.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. FUKUHARA S, Norton EL, Chaudhary N, Burris N, et al
    Type A Aortic Dissection With Cerebral Malperfusion: New Insights.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:501-509.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. ONO M, Burri M, Mayr B, Anderl L, et al
    Risk Factors for Failed Fontan Procedure After Stage 2 Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:610-618.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. STEPHENS EH, Talwar AA, Devlin PJ, Eltayeb O, et al
    24-Year Results of Nonfenestrated Extracardiac Fontan Including Fontan Conversions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:619-625.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2021
  100. JAHANGIRI M, Mani K, Nowell J
    Does minimally invasive coronary artery surgery have prognostic and cost benefits?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)01270.
    PubMed    


  101. JAWITZ OK, Lawton JS, Thibault D, O'Brien S, et al
    Sex Differences in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Techniques: A STS Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)01250.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. KIM JH, Joo HC
    Preliminary Evidence for Preemptive Endovascular Repair for Residual Reentry Tears After Acute Type I Aortic Dissection Repair: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:343-344.
    PubMed    


  103. LI J, Li Q, Li X, He H, et al
    Endovascular Treatment of Acute Type B Aortic Dissection in a Patient With Takayasu Arteritis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e77.
    PubMed    


  104. LAMB M, Bazan VM, Jax MD, Zwischenberger JB, et al
    Repair of Pulmonary Vascular Injury: A Take-Home Low-Fidelity Simulator.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e73-e76.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. EUDAILEY KW, Ebrahimi AJ, Still S, Prejean SP, et al
    Snare-Assisted Delivery for Ascending Endovascular Repair of Acute Type A Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e5-e8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  106. MASUYAMA S, Isomura T, Inoue T, Ichihara T, et al
    Paraplegia After Valvular Surgery After Remote Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e9-e11.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  107. PRASAD NK, Boyajian G, Gupta A, Hall M, et al
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    April 2020
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    Total Endovascular Arch Repair Using Needle Fenestration and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
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    Percutaneous Management of Coronary Button Kinking After Emergency Aortic Root Replacement.
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    December 2019
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    The Thirty-Year Influence of a Regional Consortium on Quality Improvement in Cardiac Surgery.
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    October 2019
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    An In-hospital Mortality Risk Model for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in China.
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    A rare pulmonary artery sarcoma, masquerading as pulmonary embolus.
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