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

  2. 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

  3. 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.

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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
    Routine Intensive Care May Be Selectively Skipped After Robotic Coronary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:518.

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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
  12. WARD AF, Schaff HV, Dearani JA
    Septal Myectomy: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;115:20-24.

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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.

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

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

  18. 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.

  19. 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

  20. 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

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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

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

  27. 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
  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

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

  34. 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

  35. 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

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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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
  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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.

  45. 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.

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. 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.

  52. 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.

  53. MANENTI A, Roncati L, Manco G
    Inside Pathophysiology of Thoracic Aorta Grafts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1098.

  54. FORMICA F, D'Alessandro S
    Should the No-Touch Aorta Technique Deserve More Emphasis?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;114:1090.

    August 2022
  55. JAWITZ OK, Vekstein AM, Young R, Vemulapalli S, et al
    Comparing Consumer-Directed Hospital Rankings with STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(22)00993.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  56. 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

  57. 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.

  58. 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

  59. 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

  60. 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

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

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

  63. 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
  64. EDWARDS J, Binongo J, Mullin B, Wei J, et al
    Intensive Care Unit Bypass for Robotic-Assisted Single-Vessel Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(22)00974.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  65. BIANCO V, Mulukutla S, Aranda-Michel E, Chu D, et al
    Coronary artery bypass with multiarterial grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(22)00937.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  66. 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

  67. 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

  68. 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

  69. 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

  70. 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
  71. QUARTI AG, Angeli E, Petridis FD, Careddu L, et al
    A Porthole on the Fontan Circuit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022;113:e485.

  72. 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.

  73. 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

  74. 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

  75. 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

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

  77. 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
  78. CHADOW D, Audisio K, Perezgrovas-Olaria R, Cancelli G, et al
    Differences among clinical trials and registries on surgical and percutaneous coronary interventions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 May 25. pii: S0003-4975(22)00727.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  79. PEREZGROVAS-OLARIA R, Audisio K, Cancelli G, Rahouma M, et al
    Deep sternal wound infection and mortality in cardiac surgery: A meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(22)00719.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  80. RAPPOPORT N, Aviel G, Shahian DM, Korach A, et al
    Re-Sternotomy Coronary Artery Bypass 1999-2018: Insights from the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(22)00721.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  81. RAGHU VK, Moonsamy P, Sundt TM, Ong CS, et al
    Deep learning to predict mortality after cardiothoracic surgery using preoperative chest radiographs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 May 21. pii: S0003-4975(22)00722.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  82. 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.

  83. 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.

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

  85. 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

  86. 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

  87. 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

  88. 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

  89. 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
  90. HEMLI JM, Ducca EL, Chaplin WF, Arader LL, et al
    Transfusion in Root Replacement for Aortic Dissection: STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(22)00519.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  91. 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

  92. 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

  93. 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

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

  95. 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
    Lessons for Surgeons - Is Coronary Artery Endarterectomy Safe and Effective?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 21. pii: S0003-4975(22)00362.

  97. LEE JH, Cho Y, Kim YJ, Cho YH, et al
    Impact of Individual Income Level on Late Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(22)00340.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. FLIEGNER M, Yaser JM, Stewart J, Nathan H, et al
    Area Deprivation and Medicare Spending for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Insights from Michigan.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(22)00329.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  99. KELLY JJ, Han JJ, Desai ND, Iyengar A, et al
    Coronary Endarterectomy: Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 12. pii: S0003-4975(22)00330.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  100. 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
  101. CAO Y, Asai H, Niwano H, Ikarashi J, et al
    Surgical Angioplasty for a Single Coronary Artery With Myocardial Bridging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Feb 22. pii: S0003-4975(22)00222.
    PubMed     Abstract available

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

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

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

  105. 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

  106. 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

  107. 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

  108. 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

  109. 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

  110. 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

  111. CHANG H, Wang Y, Liu B, Wang W, et al
    Endovascular Repair for Acute Type B Aortic Dissection With Unfavorable Proximal Landing Zone.
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    PubMed     Abstract available

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    Rapid Growth of Left Atrial Thrombus in a Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 21. pii: S0003-4975(21)00716.
    PubMed     Abstract available

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    Trends and Outcomes of Surgical Re-exploration Following Cardiac Operations in the United States.
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    Ticagrelor or aspirin after coronary artery bypass in patients with chronic kidney disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00590.
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    Outcomes of Surgical Reimplantation for Anomalous Origin of One Pulmonary Artery From the Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1351-1357.
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    Acute Kidney Injury After Acute Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection.
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    Native Lung Pulmonary Artery Banding After Single-Lung Transplant for Obliterative Bronchiolitis.
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    Improvement of a Novel Small-diameter Tissue-engineered Arterial Graft With Heparin Conjugation.
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    Off-Label Treatment With Transfemoral Bare Stents for Isolated Aortic Arch Dissection.
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    Late Aortic Expansion After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Chronic DeBakey IIIb Dissection.
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    March 2021
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    An Analysis of Medical Malpractice Litigations in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting from 1994-2019.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00568.
    PubMed     Abstract available

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    Surgical aortic valve replacement in the setting of anomalous circumflex coronary artery.
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    The Importance of Heart Team in Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00583.

  231. RATHORE K
    Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass: An extension of Off Pump expertise.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00533.

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    New Proximal Anastomosis Technique for Calcified Ascending Aorta in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Treatment of Chylothorax following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Prosthesis selection for aortic valve replacement with concomitant coronary artery bypass graft.
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    February 2021
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    The Unjustified Stigma of Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy.
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    January 2021
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    Sex-based outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting.
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    The growth potential and patency of free right internal thoracic arteries verified by CT angiography.
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    Heart Failure after Cavopulmonary Connection: Conversion to Biventricular Circulatory Support.
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    December 2020
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    Higher Mortality in Women after Coronary Artery Bypass: Meta-analysis & Bias Analysis of Confounding.
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    Long-term outcome 10 years after free gastroepiploic artery graft for coronary artery bypass surgery.
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    Direct Cross-Clamping for Resection of Lung Cancer Invading the Aortic Arch or the Subclavian Artery.
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    Successful concomitant pulmonary thromboendarterectomy and heart transplant.
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    Non-Autologous Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Systematic Review.
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    November 2020
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    Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy: A time tested but markedly under-performed technique.
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    October 2020
    Why Is MIDCAB the Least Likely Option for Coronary Revascularization?
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    Radial Artery versus Bilateral Mammary Composite Y Coronary Artery Grafting: 15-year Outcomes.
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    September 2020
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    Pericardial mitochondrial DNA levels are associated with atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery.
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    August 2020
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    June 2020
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