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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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    December 2017
  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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
  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. MORELL VO
    Nikaidoh Procedure: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1446-1449.
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  37. 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
  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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
  49. 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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  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. 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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  54. 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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  55. 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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  56. 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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  57. 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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  58. 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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  59. 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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  60. 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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  61. 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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  62. 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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  63. 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
  64. 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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  65. 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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  66. 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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  67. 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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  68. SETT SS, Lafaro RJ
    Extracardiac Fontan Operation Through a Right Thoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e147-e149.
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  69. 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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  70. 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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  71. 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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  72. 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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  73. 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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  74. 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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  75. YU L, Gu T
    Massive Pulmonary Embolization From Intravenous Leiomyosarcoma With Intracardial Extension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e189.
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  76. 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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  77. MITCHELL ME
    Aortic Coarctation Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:377-381.
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    July 2017
  78. 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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  79. 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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  80. 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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  81. 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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  82. 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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  83. 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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  84. 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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  85. 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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  86. 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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  87. 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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  88. 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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  89. 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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  90. 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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  91. 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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  92. 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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  93. 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
  94. 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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  95. 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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  96. 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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  97. VELAYUDHAN BV, Idhrees AM
    A New Technique for Graft-to-Graft Anastomosis to Reconstruct the Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e563-e564.
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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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    Characterizing the Operative Experience of Cardiac Surgical Trainees: What Are Residents Really Doing in the Operating Room?
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    Augmentation of the Lesser Curvature With an Autologous Vascular Patch in Complex Aortic Coarctation and Interruption.
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    Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Penetrating Aortic Ulcer: Literature Review.
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    May 2016
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    Myocardial Revascularization for Patients With Diabetes: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention?
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    Equivalency of Saphenous Vein and Arterial Composite Grafts: 5-Year Angiography and Midterm Clinical Follow-Up.
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    Early Extubation After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot and the Fontan Procedure: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
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    Comparison of Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Graft Stenosis More Than 5 Years After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Coil Embolization of Diverticulum of Kommerell: A Targeted Hybrid Endovascular Technique.
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  307. 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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  318. SNG GG, Wright CD
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  319. HU H, Liu W, Battafarano RJ, Chen C, et al
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  330. MACGILLIVRAY TE
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    Preoperative Prophylactic Intraaortic Balloon Pump Reduces the Incidence of Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury and Short-Term Death of High-Risk Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Meta-Analysis of 17 Studies.
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    March 2016
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    Aggressive Aortic Arch and Carotid Replacement Strategy for Type A Aortic Dissection Improves Neurologic Outcomes.
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    Single-Incision Thoracoabdominal Approach With Normothermic Cardiopulmonary Bypass for the Management of Urologic Tumors Invading the Inferior Vena Cava.
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    Multiple-Modality Imaging of Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysms in Kawasaki Disease.
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    Surgical Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma With Cavoatrial Involvement: A Systematic Review of the Literature.
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    February 2016
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    Transvenous Implantation of a Stent Valve in Patients With Degenerated Mitral Prostheses and Native Mitral Stenosis.
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    Relationship of Intraoperative Transit Time Flowmetry Findings to Angiographic Graft Patency at Follow-Up.
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    Expanding the Limits of Posterior Aortic Translocation: Biventricular Correction of Complex Transposition With Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect and Heterotaxy.
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    Novel Anastomotic Device for Distal Coronary Anastomosis: Preclinical Results From Swine Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Model.
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    Advancing the State of the Art in Surgical Coronary Revascularization.
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    The Effect of Left Subclavian Artery Coverage in Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
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    Intermediate-Term Outcome of 140 Consecutive Fontan Conversions With Arrhythmia Operations.
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    January 2016
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    Gene Therapy in Cardiac Surgery: Clinical Trials, Challenges, and Perspectives.
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    Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Long-Term Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetic Patients With Coronary Artery Disease on Surgical, Angioplasty, or Medical Treatment.
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    Cerebral Thromboembolism From Ligated Blalock-Taussig Shunt in an Adult Patient.
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    Aortic Translocation for Repair of Transposition of the Great Arteries (S,D,L) With Ventricular Septal Defect and Pulmonic Stenosis.
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    Surgical Treatment of Neonate With Congenital Left Main Coronary Artery Atresia.
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    Management of Recurrent Delayed Neurologic Deficit After Thoracoabdominal Aortic Operation.
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    Transection of the Right Gastroepiploic Artery Does Not Exclude a Gastric Conduit in Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy.
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    The Use of Multidimensional Modeling of the Aorta in Planning the Resection of an Aortic Angiosarcoma.
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    Invited Commentary.
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    Half a Century's Experience With the Superior Cavopulmonary (Classic Glenn) Shunt.
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    Left Subclavian Arterial Coverage and Stroke During Thoracic Aortic Endografting: A Systematic Review.
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    Determinants of Operative Mortality in Patients With Ruptured Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
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    Hemodynamic Impact of Superior Vena Cava Placement in the Y-Graft Fontan Connection.
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  403. PERREAS K, Samanidis G, Thanopoulos A, Georgiopoulos G, et al
    Antegrade or Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion in Ascending Aorta and Hemiarch Surgery? A Propensity-Matched Analysis.
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    Left Subclavian Artery Fenestration: A Novel Treatment Strategy for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
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    December 2015
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    Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Data From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database.
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  406. BARAKAT AF, Saad M, Abuzaid A, Mentias A, et al
    Perioperative Statin Therapy for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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  407. KARI FA, Doll KN, Hemmer W, Liebrich M, et al
    Residual and Progressive Aortic Regurgitation After Valve-Sparing Root Replacement: A Propensity-Matched Multi-Institutional Analysis in 764 Patients.
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  408. ONO M, Vogt M, Cleuziou J, Kasnar-Samprec J, et al
    Improved Exercise Performance in Patients With Tricuspid Atresia After the Fontan-Bjork Modification With Pulsatile Systolic Pulmonary Flow.
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  409. KIM H, Chan Sung S, Choi KH, Lee HD, et al
    Sutureless Patch Angioplasty for Postoperative Pulmonary Artery Stenosis in Congenital Cardiac Surgeries.
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  410. NARDI P, Antonio P
    Simultaneous Carotid Artery Stenting and Heart Surgery: The Risk of Bleeding.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;100:2417.
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  412. TREASURE T, Pepper J
    The Potential of Personalized External Aortic Root Support (PEARS) to Restore and Maintain Aortic Valve Competence.
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  413. SHAHIAN DM
    50th Anniversary Landmark Commentary on Edwards FH, Clark RE, Schwartz M. Coronary artery bypass grafting: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database experience. Ann Thorac Surg 1994;57:12-9.
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  414. HUSSAIN ST, Zhen-Yu Tong M
    External Compression of Right Coronary Cleft Resulting From ECMO Cannula Causing Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation: An Unusual Adverse Event.
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  415. RAO C, Zhang H, Gao H, Zhao Y, et al
    The Chinese Cardiac Surgery Registry: Design and Data Audit.
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    November 2015
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    Preoperative Renal Function Predicts Hospital Costs and Length of Stay in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines on Arterial Conduits for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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  418. HE GW, Taggart DP
    Spasm in Arterial Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(15)01579.
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  419. RUBENS FD, Chen L, Bourke M
    Assessment of the Association of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Skeletonization and Sternal Wound Infection After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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  420. JACOBS JP, Shahian DM, He X, O'Brien SM, et al
    Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
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  421. SUNSTROM RE, Langley SM
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  422. CORNO AF, Aung YM
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  423. ORION E, Taggart DP
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  424. BAIKOUSSIS NG, Argiriou M, Dedeilias P, Charitos C, et al
    External Stenting of the Vein Grafts in Coronary Artery Operations: Limitations, Benefits, and Patients' Safety.
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  425. KEELING B, Halkos ME
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  426. LAU C, Gaudino M, de Biasi AR, Munjal M, et al
    Outcomes of Open Repair of Mycotic Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
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  427. SAWAN EB, Henaine R, Daou L, Jebara V, et al
    Successful Operation for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a 5-Year-Old Boy With Tuberous Sclerosis.
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  428. WEHBE MS, Vondran M, Sauer M, Mohr FW, et al
    Coronary Artery Fistula: Two Rare Cases.
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  429. SNOW NJ, Rainer WG
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  430. SABIK JF 3RD
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  431. CHIANG IH, Chen SG, Wang CH
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    Hybrid Repair of an Aortic Arch Aneurysm Using Double Parallel Grafts Perfused by Retrograde Flow in Endovascular Repair Combined With Left Subclavian Artery Surgical Bypass.
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    Transapical Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair as a Bridge to Open Repair of an Infected Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm.
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  434. CHENG K, Rehman SM, Taggart DP
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    October 2015
  435. LUTHRA S, Leiva-Juarez MM, Taggart DP
    Systematic Review of Therapies for Stable Coronary Artery Disease in Diabetic Patients.
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  436. GAUDINO M, Glineur D, Mazza A, Papadatos S, et al
    Long-Term Survival and Quality of Life of Patients Undergoing Emergency Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Postinfarction Cardiogenic Shock.
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  437. GRADY RM, Eghtesady P
    Potts Shunt and Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: What We Have Learned.
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  438. BIN C, Junsheng M, Jianqun Z, Ping B, et al
    Meta-Analysis of Medium and Long-Term Efficacy of Loading Statins After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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  439. ZHU Y, Roselli EE, Idrees JJ, Wojnarski CM, et al
    Outcomes After Operations for Unicuspid Aortic Valve With or Without Ascending Repair in Adults.
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  440. NARDI P
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  441. GAETA R
    Simultaneous Carotid Artery Stenting Combined With Open Heart Surgery: Another Indication.
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  442. TATOULIS J, Wynne R, Skillington PD, Buxton BF, et al
    Total Arterial Revascularization: Achievable and Prognostically Effective-A Multicenter Analysis.
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  443. PERIC VM, Grbic R, Borzanovic MD
    Severity of Angina Is a Predictor of Long-Term Improvement of Quality of Life After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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  444. CAKIR H, Kestelli M, Yurekli I, Eygi B, et al
    Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion.
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  445. SARIOGLU CT, Sisli E, Yalcinbas YK, Saygili A, et al
    An Easy Modification of Tube Graft Interposition During Fenestration in Borderline Fontan Circulation.
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    Easy and Safe Total Debranching of Arch Aneurysms Using Axilloaxillary Arterial Bypass.
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    Skeletonization of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve During Norwood Procedure and Aortic Arch Repair.
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  448. BERFIELD KK, Sweet MP, McCabe JM, Reisman M, et al
    Endovascular Repair for Type A Aortic Dissection After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With a Medtronic CoreValve.
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  449. SUGHIMOTO K, Zannino D, Mathew J, Weintraub RG, et al
    Forward Flow Through the Pulmonary Valve After Bidirectional Cavopulmonary Shunt Benefits Patients at Fontan Operation.
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    Superior Vena Cava Reconstruction for Treatment of Chylothorax Resulting From Thrombosis of Superior Vena Cava in Young Infants.
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  451. KURLANSKY PA, Traad EA, Dorman MJ, Galbut DL, et al
    Bilateral Versus Single Internal Mammary Artery Grafting in the Elderly: Long-Term Survival Benefit.
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    September 2015
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    Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Prior Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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  453. FEINS EN, DeFaria Yeh D, Bhatt AB, Stefanescu A, et al
    Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery: Surgical Repair With Anatomic- and Function-Based Follow-Up.
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    A Surgical Integration Technique for Right-Sided and Left-Sided Superior Venae Cavae.
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  456. MARTIN M, Garcia Iglesias D, Rozado J, Padron RR, et al
    Type A Aortic Dissection: The Controversy of the Root Replacement.
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  457. GOLDBERG JB, Sundt TM 3rd
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    A Nearly Missed Catastrophic Aortic Injury After Reduction of a Thoracic Spine Fracture Managed by Prompt Endovascular Treatment.
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  460. GORBACHEVSKY SV, Shmaltz AA, Zaets SB
    Poor Left Ventricular Performance in a Child With Coronary Sinus Stenosis: Successful Surgical Repair.
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    Assessment of Thoracic Endografting Operative Mortality Risk Score: Development and Validation in 2,000 Patients.
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    Contemporary Results of Aortic Coarctation Repair Through Left Thoracotomy.
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    Outcomes of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection: Results From the Valiant United States Investigational Device Exemption Study.
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    Pulmonary Artery Sealing Using the HARMONIC ACE+ Shears for Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy.
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    Multi Versus Single Arterial Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery Across the Ejection Fraction Spectrum.
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    Hemiarch and Total Arch Surgery in Patients With Previous Repair of Acute Type I Aortic Dissection.
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    Mid-Term Results of Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement in Patients With Expanded Indications.
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    August 2015
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Composite Measure of Individual Surgeon Performance for Adult Cardiac Surgery: A Report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Quality Measurement Task Force.
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  473. LIKOSKY DS, Wallace AS, Prager RL, Jacobs JP, et al
    Sources of Variation in Hospital-Level Infection Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Heart Surgery Database.
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    Contemporary Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Among Patients With Insulin-Treated and Non-Insulin-Treated Diabetes.
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  475. HANNAN EL, Zhong Y, Wu C, Jacobs AK, et al
    Comparison of 3-Year Outcomes for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Drug-Eluting Stents: Does Sex Matter?
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    Midterm Outcome of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Young Patients: A Multicenter Italian Study.
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    Beating-Heart Versus Conventional On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcomes.
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    Potential Impact of Modifiable Clinical Variables on Length of Stay After First-Time Cardiac Surgery.
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    July 2015
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    Evaluation of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Online Risk Calculator for Assessment of Risk in Patients Presenting for Aortic Valve Replacement After Prior Coronary Artery Bypass Graft: An Analysis Using the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
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    Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Is Associated with High On-Aspirin Platelet Reactivity.
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    Impact of Ultrafiltration on Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery: The Michigan Experience.
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    Red Blood Cell Transfusions Impact Pneumonia Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Surgical Techniques and Long-Term Results of Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction in Patients With Lung Cancer.
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    Myocardial Infarction Classification on Outcomes in Nonemergent Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Robotic Total Arterial Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Seven-Year Single-Center Experience and Long-Term Follow-Up of Graft Patency.
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    Surgical Embolectomy for Acute Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism in a Series of 115 Patients.
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