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


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


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. 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
  6. 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


  7. 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


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. 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


  11. 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


  12. 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


  13. 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


  14. 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
  15. 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    


  16. 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


  17. 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


  18. 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


  19. 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


  20. 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


  21. 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


  22. 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


  23. 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


  24. 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
  25. ATOUI R
    Influenza Vaccination in Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass: The Quest Continues.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:1031.
    PubMed    


  26. 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    


  27. 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


  28. 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


  29. 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
  30. 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    


  31. 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    


  32. 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    


  33. 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


  34. 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


  35. 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


  36. 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


  37. 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


  38. 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


  39. 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


  40. 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
  41. 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    


  42. 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    


  43. 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


  44. 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


  45. 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


  46. PRASAD NK, Boyajian G, Gupta A, Hall M, et al
    Transcarotid Approach for Ascending Aortic Endovascular Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e17-e19.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. BOND CJ, Milojevic M, He C, Theurer PF, et al
    Quality Improvement: Arterial Grafting Redux, 2010:2019.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:22-30.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. ZHANG J, Ma W, Chen J, Zhu D, et al
    Distal Remodeling After Operations for Extensive Acute Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:83-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. DIONNE PO, Tenorio ER, Cajas Monson LC, Pochettino A, et al
    Total Endovascular Aortic Arch Repair Using 3-Vessel Inner Branch Stent Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:e27-e31.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. TANG F, Hu C, Huang S, Long W, et al
    An Innovative Customized Stent Graft Manufacture System Assisted by Three-Dimensional Printing Technology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:308-314.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. SERFAS JD, Thibault D, Andersen ND, Chiswell K, et al
    The Evolving Surgical Burden of Fontan Failure: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:179-187.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. JANUSZEWSKA K, Lehner A, Schmidt C, Stegger J, et al
    Cobra-Head Cuffed Vascular Graft as Right Ventricle-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunt in Norwood Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:156-161.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  53. SABE AA, Percy ED, Kaneko T, Plichta RP, et al
    When to Consider Deferral of Surgery in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: A Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1754-1762.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. VENARDOS N, Reece TB, Cleveland JC Jr, Aftab M, et al
    Training for Multiple Arterial Grafting: A Thoracic Surgery Resident Survey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1901-1907.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. ATOUI R, Ebrahim F, Saroka K, Mireau J, et al
    Influenza Vaccination Blunts the Inflammatory Response in Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1923-1930.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. PEVNI D, Ziv-Baran T, Kramer A, Farkash A, et al
    Is the Use of BITA vs SITA Grafting Safe and Beneficial in Octogenarians?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1998-2003.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. ANAND J, Doberne J, Wojnarski CM, Smith PK, et al
    Coronary Anastomosis Simulation: Directed Interventions to Optimize Success.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:2072-2077.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. MACK MJ, Fullerton DA, Fann JI
    The Answers You Get Depend on the Questions You Ask: Insights From the Recent EXCEL Trial Controversy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1743-1745.
    PubMed    


  59. MONTGOMERY R, Javorski MJ, Bakaeen F, Tong MZ, et al
    Cardiogenic Shock From an Acute Rupture of an Infectious Saphenous Vein Graft Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e419-e420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. RODGERS-FISCHL PM, Ferraris VA, Makdisi G
    Is Internal Mammary to the Anterior Descending Always the Best Option?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e425-e427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  61. HUI DS, Calhoon JH
    On Ventricular Aneurysms, Thrombi, and COVID-19: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1738.
    PubMed    


  62. BABOKIN V
    Left Ventricular Reconstruction With Thrombectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1737-1738.
    PubMed    


  63. FUKUHARA S
    Pulmonary Artery Dissection Associated With Aortopulmonary Artery Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e385.
    PubMed    


  64. VAN ZIJL N, Janson JT, Wagenaar R, Koen J, et al
    Hydatid Disease With Pseudoaneurysm Formation of the Descending Thoracic Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e349-e351.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. ODERICH GS, Tenorio ER, Bagameri G, Lima GBB, et al
    Endovascular Arch Repair Using Inner Branch Stent-Graft With Transapical Access.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e323-e327.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. HUFTON A, Newman JS, Pupovac SS, Mattia A, et al
    Degenerative Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency in a Patient With a Prior Bentall Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e333-e334.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. DUN Y, Shi Y, Guo H, Liu Y, et al
    Secondary Open Arch Operation After Prior Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1545-1553.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. ARNAOUTAKIS DJ, Khan TA, Scali ST, Neal D, et al
    Remodeling, Reintervention, and Survival After Endovascular Repair of Chronic Type B Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1560-1569.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. TEMAN NR, Hawkins RB, Charles EJ, Mehaffey JH, et al
    Minimally Invasive vs Open Coronary Surgery: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Cost and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1478-1484.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. MIYAHARA S, Schroder TA, Wilkens H, Karliova I, et al
    Long-term Outcomes After Pulmonary Endarterectomy in 499 Patients Over a 20-Year Period.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1585-1592.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. NAIMO PS, Konstantinov IE
    Surgery for Truncus Arteriosus: Contemporary Practice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1442-1450.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. STEPHENS EH, Qureshi MY, Anderson JH, Ashikhmina E, et al
    Bidirectional Cavopulmonary Shunt for Right Ventricular Unloading.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1435-1441.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  73. JIANG Q, Zhang W, Hu R, Zhu Y, et al
    Outcomes of Surgical Reimplantation for Anomalous Origin of One Pulmonary Artery From the Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1351-1357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. HELGASON D, Helgadottir S, Ahlsson A, Gunn J, et al
    Acute Kidney Injury After Acute Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1292-1298.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. KONOEDA C, Sato M, Hirata Y, Nakajima J, et al
    Native Lung Pulmonary Artery Banding After Single-Lung Transplant for Obliterative Bronchiolitis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e253-e255.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. MATSUZAKI Y, Miyamoto S, Miyachi H, Iwaki R, et al
    Improvement of a Novel Small-diameter Tissue-engineered Arterial Graft With Heparin Conjugation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1234-1241.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. DI TOMMASO L, Di Tommaso E, Giordano R, Pilato E, et al
    Off-Label Treatment With Transfemoral Bare Stents for Isolated Aortic Arch Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1325-1330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. UEKI C, Tsuneyoshi H
    Late Aortic Expansion After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Chronic DeBakey IIIb Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1271-1277.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  79. WANG C, Ma WG, Yu Y, Li JX, et al
    New Proximal Anastomosis Technique for Calcified Ascending Aorta in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)00442.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. EL-FARRA MH, Pham N, Smith J, Kajitani M, et al
    Treatment of Chylothorax following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)00456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. IKONOMIDIS JS
    Cardiothoracic Surgery: Reinventing the Wheel of Vascular Surgery Involvement: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1092.
    PubMed    


  82. FERRARIS VA
    Early Discharge After CABG Is Not for Everyone: A Note of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:913-914.
    PubMed    


  83. LEE TS, Chen FC, Li SJ
    Hybrid Surgeons Play a Mainstay Role in the Endovascular Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1091-1092.
    PubMed    


  84. CELIK M, Ozkan M
    Alternate Approach to Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Stage 1 Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e173-e175.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. GUO MH, Tran D, Glineur D, Al-Atassi T, et al
    Moderate to Severe Acute Kidney Injury Leads to Worse Outcomes in Complex Thoracic Aortic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:872-880.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. HIROSE K, Ikai A, Murata M, Ito H, et al
    Intra-Extracardiac Total Cavopulmonary Connection for Patients With Anatomical Complexity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:958-965.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. GHANI MOA, Raees MA, Harris GR, Shannon CN, et al
    Reintervention After Infant Aortic Arch Repair Using a Tailored Autologous Pericardial Patch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:973-979.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  88. CHOI JH, O'Malley TJ, Tchantchaleishvili V
    The Unjustified Stigma of Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00316.
    PubMed    


  89. HUGHES GC
    TEVAR for Chronic Type B Dissection: Highlighting the Importance of Patient Selection, Adjunctive False Lumen Procedures, Speaking the Same Language, and Industry Collaboration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:501-502.
    PubMed    


  90. CEKMECELIOGLU D, Orozco-Sevilla V, Preventza O, Chatterjee S, et al
    Acute DeBakey Type II Dissection Mimics Left Ventricle Outflow Tract Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e149.
    PubMed    


  91. COYAN GN, Okoye A, Shah A, Wang Y, et al
    Effect of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Factors on Readmissions and Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:561-567.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. BOZSO SJ, Nagendran J, Chu MWA, Kiaii B, et al
    Midterm Outcomes of the Dissected Aorta Repair Through Stent Implantation Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:463-470.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. SCHWANN TA, Gaudino MFL, Engelman DT, Sedrakyan A, et al
    Effect of Skeletonization of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries on Deep Sternal Wound Infections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:600-606.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. MILETIC KG, Kindzelski BA, Hodges KE, Beach J, et al
    Impact of Endovascular False Lumen Embolization on Thoracic Aortic Remodeling in Chronic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:495-501.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. JAABARI I, Hlal M, Fitch J, Rodiere M, et al
    Hybrid Approach to a Right Aortic Arch With a Large Kommerell's Diverticulum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e93-e95.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. WILLIAMS FZ, Clampitt-Holsenbeck A, Lopilato A, Nazari R, et al
    Successful Surgical Management of Aortic Arch Thrombosis in the Neonate.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e105-e108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  97. KYTO V, Sipila J, Tornio A, Rautava P, et al
    Sex-based outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. ISOMURA T, Hirota M, Yoshida M, Yamagishi S, et al
    The growth potential and patency of free right internal thoracic arteries verified by CT angiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00094.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. DAVIES RR, Lantz J, Mullowney S, Butts R, et al
    Heart Failure after Cavopulmonary Connection: Conversion to Biventricular Circulatory Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00085.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. ETCHILL EW, Whitman GJR
    The Long-term Cardiac Benefits of beta-Blockers After Coronary Bypass: Questioned but Not Disproven.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:75-76.
    PubMed    


  101. KURLANSKY PA
    To Graft or Not to Graft?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:141.
    PubMed    


  102. DUBOIS BG, Houben IB, Khaja MS, Yang B, et al
    Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in the Setting of Compromised Distal Landing Zones.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:237-245.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. VOETSCH A, Pregartner G, Berghold A, Seitelberger R, et al
    How Do Type of Preoperative P2Y12 Receptor Inhibitor and Withdrawal Time Affect Bleeding?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:77-84.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  104. ZAFRIR B, Leviner DB, Saliba W, Sharoni E, et al
    Prognostic Interplay of Chronic Kidney Disease, Anemia, and Diabetes in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:94-101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. NAJM HK, Ahmad M, Salam Y, Klein J, et al
    Early Outcomes for In Situ Pericardial Roll Repair for Distant Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:169-175.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  106. KONZ MG, Rossi PJ, Rokkas CK
    Calcified Homograft With Aortic Insufficiency: A Hybrid Alternative Approach to Clamping.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e51-e53.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  107. ROGERS MP, Tumpudi A, Saade-Yordan C, Hooker RL, et al
    Repair of Massive Stanford Type A Aortic Dissection in a Jehovah's Witness Using Bloodless Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e7-e9.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  108. HOUEIJEH A, Godart F, Pagniez J, Hascoet S, et al
    From Fontan to Anatomical Repair 16 Years Later.
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    An In-hospital Mortality Risk Model for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in China.
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    First Database Comparison Between the United States and Japan; Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Sequential versus Individual Saphenous Vein Grafting during Coronary Arterial Bypass Surgery.
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    Morphology of Sinus of Valsalva after aortic valve sparing root replacement using Valsalva graft.
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    A new multi-suction heart positioner for minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting.
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    Cross-Sectional Magnetic Resonance and Modeling Comparison From Just After Fontan To The Teen Years.
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    Twenty-year experience with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and early postoperative angiography.
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    August 2019
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    Right coronary artery pseudoaneurysm after drug eluting stent: Dilemma solved on dual source CT.
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    Can Preoperative C - reactive Protein Predict Bleeding after On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
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    July 2019
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    Galectin-3 as a Predictor of Long-term Survival after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
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    Direct Cannulation in Minimally Invasive Cardiac surgery with limited resources.
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    Stent Thrombosis after Short-term Discontinuation of Ticagrelor for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    A rare pulmonary artery sarcoma, masquerading as pulmonary embolus.
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    Combined Management of a Broncho-Artery Fistula Post-lung Transplantation.
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    June 2019
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    Repair of Aortic Valve Insufficiency and Ascending Aortic Aneurysm using Geometric Ring Annuloplasty.
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