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    November 2016
  1. LOESCH A, Dashwood MR
    Three arteries versus the saphenous vein for coronary artery bypass graft: Why use a damaged graft to repair a damaged heart?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:1460-1462.
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    August 2016
  2. OH CS, Rhee KY, Yoon TG, Kim SH, et al
    Assessment of thrombosis in right internal jugular vein after percutaneous superior vena cava catheter insertion during cardiovascular surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)31030.
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  3. SABIK JF 3RD
    Why coronary artery bypass grafting remains the standard of care for patients with complex, multivessel coronary artery disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Aug 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)30889.
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    July 2016
  4. VEKSTEIN AM, Idrees JJ, Kapadia S, Johnston DR, et al
    Open vascular plug placement to complete mitral valve seating in radiation heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul 30. pii: S0022-5223(16)30867.
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  5. LAWTON JS
    Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Do it often, do it well, and do it completely-or don't do it at all.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul 9. pii: S0022-5223(16)30702.
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  6. MAH DY, Cheng H, Alexander ME, Sleeper L, et al
    Heart block following stage 1 palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:189-94.
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  7. ARNAOUTAKIS GJ, Szeto WY
    Hybrid aortic arch repair: The ultimate solution or a stop along the way to a total endovascular arch reconstruction?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:169-70.
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  8. MAGRUDER JT, Young A, Grimm JC, Conte JV, et al
    Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting: Does graft configuration affect outcome?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:120-7.
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  9. SHRESTHA M, Kaufeld T, Beckmann E, Fleissner F, et al
    Total aortic arch replacement with a novel 4-branched frozen elephant trunk prosthesis: Single-center results of the first 100 patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:148-159.
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  10. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:158-9.
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  11. NAIMO PS, Buratto E, Konstantinov IE
    Actual application of virtual angioscopy: Is it yet to come?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:211-2.
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  12. DEB S, Fremes SE
    Using bilateral internal thoracic arteries-just do it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:128-30.
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  13. BENEDETTO U, Altman DG, Gerry S, Gray A, et al
    Pedicled and skeletonized single and bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts and the incidence of sternal wound complications: Insights from the Arterial Revascularization Trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:270-6.
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  14. FAURE EM, Canaud L, Marty-Ane C, Alric P, et al
    Hybrid aortic arch repair for dissecting aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:162-8.
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  15. MIYAMOTO T, Yoshitake S, Sasahara A, Naito Y, et al
    In situ reconstruction using the half-ring-shaped aortic wall for transposition of the great arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:e29-31.
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  16. ARNAOUTAKIS GJ, Szeto WY
    Endovascular approaches to the ascending aorta are right around the corner.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:285-6.
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  17. MATSUSHIMA S, Oshima Y, Matsuhisa H
    Aortic arch reconstruction using a Kommerell diverticulum for hypoplastic left heart syndrome with a right aortic arch.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:e35-7.
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  18. LI F, Shan Y, Zhang Y, Niu G, et al
    Occlusion of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm with intraoperative echocardiography and a printed model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;152:282-4.
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    June 2016
  19. BENEDETTO U, Caputo M, Vohra H, Davies A, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with actively treated diabetes and multivessel coronary disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(16)30668.
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  20. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1744.
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  21. VALLABHAJOSYULA P, Kramer M, Lazar S, McCarthy F, et al
    Lower-extremity complications with femoral extracorporeal life support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1738-44.
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  22. TRUSTY PM, Restrepo M, Kanter KR, Yoganathan AP, et al
    A pulsatile hemodynamic evaluation of the commercially available bifurcated Y-graft Fontan modification and comparison with the lateral tunnel and extracardiac conduits.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1529-36.
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  23. ANSELMI A, Verhoye JP
    Know your adversary: The type of aortic pathology determines late outcomes after thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1604-5.
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  24. ANDERSEN ND
    Isolated ascending aorta endografting: Another brush for the aortic reconstruction artist.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1615-6.
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  25. ROSELLI EE
    If the shoe fits, choose it: Tailored strategy for postcoarctation complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1764-5.
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  26. HASEGAWA T, Oshima Y, Tanaka T, Maruo A, et al
    Clinical assessment of diastolic retrograde flow in the descending aorta for high-flow systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1540-6.
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  27. NAKAJIMA T, Tachibana K, Takagi N, Ito T, et al
    Histomorphologic superiority of internal thoracic arteries over right gastroepiploic arteries for coronary bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1704-8.
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  28. SUGIMOTO M, Saiki H, Tamai A, Seki M, et al
    Ventricular fibrogenesis activity assessed by serum levels of procollagen type III N-terminal amino peptide during the staged Fontan procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1518-26.
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  29. CABASA AS, Bower TC, Pochettino AB
    Arch reconstruction after a previous ascending-to-descending aortic bypass for coarctation of the aorta.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1760-3.
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  30. PIFFARETTI G, Galli M, Lomazzi C, Franchin M, et al
    Endograft repair for pseudoaneurysms and penetrating ulcers of the ascending aorta.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1606-14.
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  31. MA WG, Zhang W, Wang LF, Zheng J, et al
    Type A aortic dissection with arch entry tear: Surgical experience in 104 patients over a 12-year period.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1581-92.
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  32. ZIZA V, Canaud L, Molinari N, Branchereau P, et al
    Thoracic endovascular aortic repair: A single center's 15-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1595-1603.
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  33. BLACK MC, Slaughter MS
    Proactive or reactive? Best approach to limb ischemia in peripheral venoarterial extracorporeal life support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1745-6.
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  34. WHITSON BA, Lima B
    Surgery for acquired cardiac disease: An evolving paradigm with a promising future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1466-9.
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  35. HUSSAIN ST, Srivastava S, Johnston DR
    Temporary axillofemoral bypass for reperfusion of an ischemic limb complicating type A dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e111-3.
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  36. HSIA TY
    Taming the Fontan with the Y-graft: A nod and a wink to the great Yu.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1537-9.
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  37. EDENS RE, Gruber PJ
    Fibrosis in Fontan physiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1527-8.
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    May 2016
  38. DAVID TE
    Adventitial inversion in the distal anastomosis in surgical treatment of acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1346-7.
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  39. DEB S, Fremes SE
    An arterial faceoff classic: The "T off" between the right internal thoracic and radial arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1320-2.
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  40. ESTRERA AL
    Is open repair still the standard for the descending and thoracoabdominal aorta?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1232-4.
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  41. ALSOUFI B, McCracken C, Schlosser B, Sachdeva R, et al
    Outcomes of multistage palliation of infants with functional single ventricle and heterotaxy syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1369-77.
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  42. COSELLI JS, LeMaire SA, Preventza O, de la Cruz KI, et al
    Outcomes of 3309 thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repairs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1323-37.
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  43. ODA T, Minatoya K, Sasaki H, Tanaka H, et al
    Adventitial inversion technique for type A aortic dissection distal anastomosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1340-5.
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  44. PEVNI D, Mohr R, Paz Y, Kramer A, et al
    Long-term outcome of revascularization with composite T-grafts: Is bilateral mammary grafting better than single mammary and radial artery grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1311-9.
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  45. PEREZ D, Cano JR, Lopez L
    Transcervical bedside brachiocephalic trunk clamping as a technique to reduce exsanguination from injuries to the upper right torso.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1424-5.
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    April 2016
  46. SHRESTHA M, Haverich A, Martens A
    Frozen elephant trunk versus single-stage open repair for extensive thoracic aortic disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1216-7.
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  47. MOKADAM NA
    The evidence is suspect.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1216.
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  48. ALMASSI GH, Shroyer AL, Bakaeen FG
    A victory for all Halstedians: Evidence supporting cardiac surgical residents training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1215-6.
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  49. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Nelson TJ
    Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: What's next?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:909-10.
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  50. YANG J, Liu Y, Duan W, Yi D, et al
    A feasibility study of total endovascular aortic arch replacement: From stent-graft design to preclinical testing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1203-12.
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  51. HIRATZKA LF, Creager MA, Isselbacher EM, Svensson LG, et al
    Surgery for aortic dilatation in patients with bicuspid aortic valves: A statement of clarification from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:959-66.
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  52. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1107-10.
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  53. MAXIMUS S, Milliken JC, Danielsen B, Khan J, et al
    Defining operative mortality: Impact on outcome reporting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1101-7.
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  54. IKONOMIDIS JS
    Surgery for bicuspid valve aortopathy clarified--for now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:967-8.
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  55. COSELLI JS, Preventza O
    Options for arterial cannulation to provide antegrade cerebral perfusion: Everything old is new again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1079-80.
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  56. BOYD JH
    FFR 4 CABG: More than a vanity plate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:933-4.
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  57. TREASURE T, Nashef S
    The perils of the body count.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1110-1.
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  58. JASSAR AS, Vallabhajosyula P, Bavaria JE, Gutsche J, et al
    Direct innominate artery cannulation: An alternate technique for antegrade cerebral perfusion during aortic hemiarch reconstruction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1073-8.
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  59. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1121-3.
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  60. YEREBAKAN C, Valeske K, Elmontaser H, Yoruker U, et al
    Hybrid therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Myth, alternative, or standard?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1112-21.
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  61. MOSCA RS
    Hybrid therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Myth, alternative, or standard--neither Minotaur nor Midas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1123-5.
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  62. SULTAN I, Atluri P
    Total endovascular arch replacement: Are we there yet? Are we there yet?....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:1213-4.
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    March 2016
  63. BOZINOVSKI J, Caton BW
    A benign patent foramen ovale in off-pump coronary artery bypass can suddenly take a right turn, but can it be tolerated?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(16)30004.
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  64. HONG H, Wu L, Yang C, Dong NG, et al
    Results of a hybrid procedure for patients with proximal left subclavian artery stenosis and coronary artery disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00421.
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  65. KIM K, Joung KW, Ji SM, Kim JY, et al
    The effect of coronary angiography timing and use of cardiopulmonary bypass on acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00417.
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  66. DARDASHTI A, Nozohoor S, Algotsson L, Ederoth P, et al
    The predictive value of s-cystatin C for mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(16)00429.
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  67. BARILI F, Seccareccia F, Parolari A
    OPCAB versus conventional CABG: What we learn today will help addressing the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:894-5.
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  68. LEE R
    Missing the forest for the trees.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:894.
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  69. FERGUSON TB JR
    Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting versus conventional coronary artery bypass grafting: What we don't know.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:893-4.
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  70. YILDIRIM V, Ozkan G, Doganci S
    Cardioprotective effect of propofol cannot be extrapolated from the placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:891.
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  71. BACKER CL, Jacobs ML
    Fontan at 40: Midlife crisis?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:621-2.
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  72. SEALE AN, Daubeney PE
    Pulmonary vein stenosis--novel strategies for a challenging and resistant condition?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:618-20.
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  73. NGUYEN TC
    Maintaining (not just achieving) optimal patient outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:655-6.
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  74. FOLEY LS, Reece TB
    Advances in spinal cord protection for complex aortic repairs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:614-5.
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  75. HONJO O
    Acting on a rare event.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e57-8.
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  76. MA X, Fu W, Ma YT, Karmacharya U, et al
    Successful endoluminal rescue of an endovascular graft unintentionally deployed in the false lumen of Stanford type B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e41-5.
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  77. MCKELLAR SH
    Endovascular rescue for complications during endovascular repair of type B dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e45-6.
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  78. DECAMPLI WM
    Pulmonary vein stenosis: Plea for a multi-institutional registry.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:667-8.
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  79. CONTE JV
    Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Floyd D. Loop (1936-2015).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:607-9.
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  80. OKADA N, Murayama H, Hasegawa H
    Iatrogenic aortic dissection in an infant with persistent fifth aortic arch and congenital heart defects.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e55-7.
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  81. RAVISHANKAR C, Gerstenberger E, Sleeper LA, Atz AM, et al
    Factors affecting Fontan length of stay: Results from the Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:669-75.
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  82. HALLER C
    Taking care all along the way.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:685-6.
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  83. KUTTY SS, Zhang M, Danford DA, Hasan R, et al
    Hepatic stiffness in the bidirectional cavopulmonary circulation: The Liver Adult-Pediatric-Congenital-Heart-Disease Dysfunction Study group.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:678-84.
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  84. JAQUISS RD
    The Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial: The gift that keeps on giving.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:676-7.
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  85. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:665-6.
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  86. LO RITO M, Gazzaz T, Wilder TJ, Vanderlaan RD, et al
    Pulmonary vein stenosis: Severity and location predict survival after surgical repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:657-66.
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  87. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:771-4.
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  88. SVENSSON LG, Pillai ST, Rajeswaran J, Desai MY, et al
    Long-term survival, valve durability, and reoperation for 4 aortic root procedures combined with ascending aorta replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:764-71.
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  89. GIRARDI LN
    Getting in the zone.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:775-6.
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    February 2016
  90. ZAKKAR M, Bruno VD, Guida G, Angelini GD, et al
    Postoperative acute kidney injury defined by RIFLE criteria predicts early health outcome and long-term survival in patients undergoing redo coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(16)00379.
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  91. BURATTO E, Shi WY, Konstantinov IE
    An intima affair adds to the dominion of the internal thoracic artery in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(16)00384.
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  92. SALERNO TA, Ferreira AC
    Is conventional coronary artery surgery being replaced by the hybrid approach?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(16)00242.
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  93. KIM LK, Looser P, Swaminathan RV, Minutello RM, et al
    Outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery in the United States based on hospital volume, 2007 to 2011.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(16)00248.
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  94. SONG Z, Shen L, Zheng Z, Xu B, et al
    One-stop hybrid coronary revascularization versus off-pump coronary artery bypass in patients with diabetes mellitus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(16)00236.
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  95. GLEASON T, LeMaire SA, Martens A, Chen EP, et al
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:336-8.
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  96. EMANI S, Brown J
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:439-41.
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  97. MERY CM, Guzman-Pruneda FA, De Leon LE, Zhang W, et al
    Risk factors for development of endocarditis and reintervention in patients undergoing right ventricle to pulmonary artery valved conduit placement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:432-9.
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  98. SUNDT TM
    Decisions, decisions: Chocolate, vanilla, or something else?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:339-40.
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  99. GALANTOWICZ M, Yates AR
    Improved outcomes with the comprehensive stage 2 procedure after an initial hybrid stage 1.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:424-9.
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  100. BACKER CL
    Interrupted aortic arch: Measure twice, cut once.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:422-3.
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  101. MCKENZIE ED
    Rare but relevant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e39-40.
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  102. SULTAN I, Szeto WY
    Decision making in acute DeBakey I aortic dissection: Balancing extensive arch reconstruction versus mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:349-50.
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  103. ROSELLI EE, Svensson LG
    Aggressive surgical repair for ascending intramural hematoma is still a great option.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:359-60.
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  104. ALSOUFI B
    Right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduits: Do we really have an option?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:442-3.
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  105. GANDHI SK
    Hybridizing the hybrid procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:430-1.
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  106. KURLANSKY P
    Preoperative carotid ultrasound through the looking glass: Curiouser and curiouser!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:410-1.
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  107. MACGILLIVRAY TE, Sundt T, Almassi GH, Pomar JL, et al
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:408-9.
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  108. RANNEY DN, Andersen ND, Jaquiss RD
    Reimplantation of an anomalous left innominate artery with Kommerell diverticulum arising from a right aortic arch.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e37-9.
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  109. ALSOUFI B, Schlosser B, McCracken C, Sachdeva R, et al
    Selective management strategy of interrupted aortic arch mitigates left ventricular outflow tract obstruction risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:412-20.
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  110. HIRSCH-ROMANO J, Lacour-Gayet F, Belli E, Quintessenza J, et al
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:420-1.
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  111. OMURA A, Miyahara S, Yamanaka K, Sakamoto T, et al
    Early and late outcomes of repaired acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection after graft replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:341-8.
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  112. COSELLI JS
    It's time to get to the root of things.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:291-3.
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  113. MATSUSHITA A, Fukui T, Tabata M, Sato Y, et al
    Preoperative characteristics and surgical outcomes of acute intramural hematoma involving the ascending aorta: A propensity score-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:351-8.
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  114. MOSHKOVITZ Y, Raanani E
    The art of saphenous vein grafting and patency maintenance.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:300-2.
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  115. IKONOMIDIS JS
    Bleeding and cerebral injury following aortic arch repair: Two chinks in the armor.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:296-7.
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  116. HANNA JM, Keenan JE, Wang H, Andersen ND, et al
    Use of human fibrinogen concentrate during proximal aortic reconstruction with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:376-82.
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  117. GIRARDI LN
    Total arch for type A dissection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:294-5.
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    January 2016
  118. BROTHERS JA, Kim TS, Fogel MA, Whitehead KK, et al
    Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging characterizes stenosis, perfusion, and fibrosis preoperatively and postoperatively in children with anomalous coronary arteries.
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  119. DOTY JR
    Just try the experiment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e3-4.
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  120. PUSKAS JD, Yanagawa B, Taggart DP
    Off-pump, multiple arterial grafting with minimal aortic manipulation: Is it for everyone?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:4-6.
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  121. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C, Fraldi M, Montagnani S, et al
    A composite semiresorbable armoured scaffold stabilizes pulmonary autograft after the Ross operation: Mr Ross's dream fulfilled.
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  122. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Phillips SD
    Complex congenital aortic arch disease: The need for mandatory long-term follow-up.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e19-20.
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  123. BICHELL DP
    Neoaortic support hose.
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  124. BELITSIS G, Finch JR, Shore DF, Rosendahl UP, et al
    Pseudoaneurysm at the origin of the left subclavian artery following type A interrupted aortic arch repair in adulthood, London, United Kingdom.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:e17-9.
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  125. ZEHR KJ
    Form ever follows function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:120-1.
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  126. RUBENS F
    Meta-analysis of the messenger: The price of small trials diverting our attention from the real target.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:78-9.
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  127. ESTRERA AL
    The artery of Adamkiewicz: More interesting than practical?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:129-30.
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  128. DE PAULIS R, Chirichilli I, Scaffa R, Weltert L, et al
    Long-term results of the valve reimplantation technique using a graft with sinuses.
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  129. TANAKA H, Ogino H, Minatoya K, Matsui Y, et al
    The impact of preoperative identification of the Adamkiewicz artery on descending and thoracoabdominal aortic repair.
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    December 2015
  130. CASSELMAN F, Van der Merwe J, Ferrara A, Barbato E, et al
    The present day potential role of fractional flow reserve-guided coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
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  131. DOENST T, Schulze PC
    The "minimalist approach" for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Should we land at an airport without a fire department?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 15. pii: S0022-5223(15)02394.
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  132. HIESINGER W, Atluri P
    Hybrid coronary revascularization: Ready for prime time, but who should star?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02403.
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  133. D'ANCONA G, Kische S, Ince H
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with depressed left ventricular ejection fraction percentage: "If this is the best of all possible worlds, what then are the others?"
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02396.
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  134. MORITA M, Inoue H, Amano A
    Right-to-left shunt through patent foramen ovale during off-pump coronary artery bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)02399.
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  135. FANN JI, Mitchell RS
    This side up--Handle with care.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1639-40.
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  136. PREVENTZA O, Garcia A, Cooley DA, Haywood-Watson RJ, et al
    Total aortic arch replacement: A comparative study of zone 0 hybrid arch exclusion versus traditional open repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1591-8.
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  137. SCHMOKER J
    Multiple arterial grafting: The cost of an inconvenience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1546-7.
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  138. TRANBAUGH RF, Lucido DJ, Dimitrova KR, Hoffman DM, et al
    Multiple arterial bypass grafting should be routine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1537-44.
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  139. VALLABHAJOSYULA P, Szeto WY
    Current paradigms in aortic arch repair: Striking the balance between open surgery and endovascular repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1399-400.
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  140. BACHET J
    Zone 0 hybrid arch exclusion: What for?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1600-1.
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  141. MOKADAM NA
    A victory for the Halsteadians?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1438-9.
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  142. SABIK JF 3RD
    Fit the operation to the patient, not the patient to the operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1393-5.
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  143. KHOYNEZHAD A
    Between a rock and a hard place? Not when dealing with traumatic aortic injuries!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1663.
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  144. YANAGAWA B, Ruel M, Bonneau C, Lee MM, et al
    Dual antiplatelet therapy use by Canadian cardiac surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1548-54.
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  145. LU Q, Feng J, Zhou J, Zhao Z, et al
    Endovascular repair by customized branched stent-graft: A promising treatment for chronic aortic dissection involving the arch branches.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1631-8.
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  146. CHAMBERS DJ
    "Propofol cardioplegia" and myocardial protection: What's in a name!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1620-1.
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  147. MYERS PO, Hachulla-Lemaire AL, Murith N
    Traumatic thoracic aortic rupture: Caught between a thoracic vertebral osteophyte and a hard place.
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  148. ROGERS CA, Bryan AJ, Nash R, Suleiman MS, et al
    Propofol cardioplegia: A single-center, placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial.
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  149. WILDER TJ, McCrindle BW, Phillips AB, Blackstone EH, et al
    Survival and right ventricular performance for matched children after stage-1 Norwood: Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery conduit.
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  150. TWEDDELL JS
    Where do we go now?
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  151. SHI WY, Hayward PA, Tatoulis J, Rosalion A, et al
    Are all forms of total arterial revascularization equal? A comparison of single versus bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting strategies.
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  152. PAWLISZAK W, Kowalewski M, Anisimowicz L
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Who benefits?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:1666-8.
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    November 2015
  153. UEKI C, Miyata H, Motomura N, Sakaguchi G, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with left ventricular dysfunction.
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  154. GREASON KL, Pochettino A, Sandhu GS, King KS, et al
    Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve insertion-related intraoperative morbidity: Implications of the minimalist approach.
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  155. VIRK SA, Bowman SR, Chan L, Bannon PG, et al
    Equivalent outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery performed by consultant versus trainee surgeons: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov 11. pii: S0022-5223(15)02216.
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    October 2015
  156. BALSAM LB, DeAnda A Jr
    Two roads diverged: Coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention for moderately stenosed coronary arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 30. pii: S0022-5223(15)02164.
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  157. PRICE J, Magruder JT, Young A, Grimm JC, et al
    Long-term outcomes of aortic root operations for Marfan syndrome: A comparison of Bentall versus aortic valve-sparing procedures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 27. pii: S0022-5223(15)02131.
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  158. ROSENBLUM JM, Harskamp RE, Hoedemaker N, Walker P, et al
    Hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass surgery with bilateral or single internal mammary artery grafts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(15)02124.
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  159. SABIK JF 3RD, Olivares G, Raza S, Lytle BW, et al
    Does grafting coronary arteries with only moderate stenosis affect long-term mortality?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 23. pii: S0022-5223(15)01977.
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  160. ANDERSEN ND
    Antibiotic prophylaxis in cardiac surgery: If some is good, how come more is not better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(15)02112.
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  161. MASABNI K, Sabik JF 3rd, Raza S, Carnes T, et al
    Nonselective carotid artery ultrasound screening in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: Is it necessary?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct 3. pii: S0022-5223(15)01817.
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  162. TOEG HD, Boodhwani M
    External stenting of vein grafts: Primum non nocere.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:774-5.
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  163. ESTRERA AL
    Last but not least.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:771-2.
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  164. SINGH AK, Maslow AD, Machan JT, Fingleton JG, et al
    Long-term survival after use of internal thoracic artery in octogenarians is gender related.
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  165. MEIRSON T, Orion E, Di Mario C, Webb C, et al
    Flow patterns in externally stented saphenous vein grafts and development of intimal hyperplasia.
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  166. GAUDINO M, Lau C, Munjal M, Girardi LN, et al
    Open repair of ruptured descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.
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  167. LAWTON JS
    Acute type A aortic dissection 101.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:769-70.
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  168. QUINONEZ LG, Gauvreau K, Borisuk M, Ireland C, et al
    Outcomes of surgery for young children with multivessel pulmonary vein stenosis.
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  169. KURLANSKY P
    Internal thoracic artery grafting in the elderly and the challenge to conventional wisdom.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:900-1.
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  170. LEE R
    The emperor's new clothes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:909-10.
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  171. D'AMBRA MN, FitzGerald D, Kaufman RM, Shekar P, et al
    Blood conservation: Why aren't we doing this for everyone?
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  172. Discussion.
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    September 2015
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    Transaortic, video-assisted removal of a mobile left ventricular apical thrombus in a patient with aortic stenosis and severe left ventricular dysfunction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)01800.
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  174. POERAN J, Mazumdar M, Rasul R, Meyer J, et al
    Antibiotic prophylaxis and risk of Clostridium difficile infection after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)01799.
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  175. HALKOS ME
    Optimizing outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting: The argument for dual antiplatelet therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(15)01738.
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  176. ALMASSI GH, Carr BM, Bishawi M, Shroyer AL, et al
    Resident versus attending surgeon graft patency and clinical outcomes in on- versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(15)01711.
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  177. MICELI A, Ranucci M, Glauber M
    Fibrinogen concentrate as first-line hemostatic treatment for the management of bleeding in complex cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(15)01714.
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  178. HU S, Yuan X
    Reflections inspired by the debate on conventional and off-pump coronary artery bypass graft.
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  179. BAKAEEN FG
    Reply to the Editor.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:736-7.
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  180. CHEN X
    The benefits of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting require careful patient selection and special expertise.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:735-6.
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  181. CORDA R
    Reducing Fontan effusions: A day saved is a dollar earned.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:488-9.
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  182. PIKE NA, Okuhara CA, Toyama J, Gross BP, et al
    Reduced pleural drainage, length of stay, and readmissions using a modified Fontan management protocol.
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  183. GIRARDI LN
    Noninfectious aortitis and ascending aneurysms: The tip of the iceberg.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:595-6.
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  184. KIM KM, Szeto WY
    An aggressive, novel approach using a vacuum-assisted system to treat thoracic aortic graft infection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:e39-40.
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  185. SPEIR A
    Gender differences in patients undergoing surgery for acute type A aortic dissection: Is there really a glass ceiling?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:587-8.
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  186. FUKUI T, Tabata M, Morita S, Takanashi S, et al
    Gender differences in patients undergoing surgery for acute type A aortic dissection.
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  187. DRINKWATER DC JR
    Multiple arterial grafting: Stay the course.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:452-3.
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  188. CARPENTER A
    Piggyback proximal anastomoses provide independent flow to target myocardium.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:728.
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  189. HAFT JW
    Are devices for temporary mechanical circulatory support getting safer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:e43-4.
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  190. HOSOYAMA K, Kawamoto S, Motoyoshi N, Saiki Y, et al
    Intraoperative vacuum-assisted closure following in situ graft replacement for an infected thoracic aortic graft.
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    Unconventional use of the Fogarty embolization catheter for retrieval of a disjointed endovascular ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:e41-3.
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  192. GARDNER TJ
    Once more with emphasis: Two internal thoracic artery grafts are even better than one!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:454-5.
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  193. KIM SY, Hwang HY, Lee W, Ahn H, et al
    Aortic intimointimal intussusception in chronic type B dissection causing dynamic obstruction of visceral arteries.
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    August 2015
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    One-year clinical and angiographic results of hybrid coronary revascularization.
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  195. KOWALEWSKI M, Pawliszak W, Malvindi PG, Bokszanski MP, et al
    Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting improves short-term outcomes in high-risk patients compared with on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Aug 15. pii: S0022-5223(15)01489.
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  196. BURT BM, ElBardissi AW, Huckman RS, Cohn LH, et al
    Influence of experience and the surgical learning curve on long-term patient outcomes in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Aug 1. pii: S0022-5223(15)01286.
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    July 2015
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    Early surgical intervention versus watchful waiting and outcomes for asymptomatic severe aortic regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jul 28. pii: S0022-5223(15)01271.
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  198. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Sabik JF 3rd
    The diabetes epidemic and its effect on cardiac surgery practice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jul 17. pii: S0022-5223(15)01254.
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  199. SAMANO N, Geijer H, Liden M, Fremes S, et al
    The no-touch saphenous vein for coronary artery bypass grafting maintains a patency, after 16 years, comparable to the left internal thoracic artery: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jul 15. pii: S0022-5223(15)01238.
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  200. BARILI F, Rosato S, D'Errigo P, Parolari A, et al
    Impact of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting on long-term percutaneous coronary interventions.
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    June 2015
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    Cardiovascular surgery in Jehovah's Witness patients: The role of preoperative optimization.
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  202. COHEN RG
    The patent internal thoracic artery graft: Increased degree of difficulty for left-sided pulmonary resections.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jun 30. pii: S0022-5223(15)01057.
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  203. WANG W, Mei YQ, Yuan XH, Feng XD, et al
    Clinical efficacy of epicardial application of drug-releasing hydrogels to prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jun 30. pii: S0022-5223(15)01089.
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  204. BARLOW CW
    What is the best second conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting? With no silver bullet study we should not ignore good regular bullets when we get them!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jun 27. pii: S0022-5223(15)01060.
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  205. MEDALION B, Mohr R, Ben-Gal Y, Nesher N, et al
    Arterial coronary artery bypass grafting is safe and effective in elderly patients.
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  206. FUJIMOTO H, Helder MR, Pochettino A, Greason KL, et al
    Influence of aortitis on late outcomes after repair of ascending aortic aneurysms.
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  207. YANAGAWA B, Orozco-Sevilla V, Pawale A, Puskas JD, et al
    Piggyback technique facilitates off-pump coronary artery bypass graft by using a proximal anastamostic device with arterial conduits.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jun 6. pii: S0022-5223(15)00879.
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  208. WEI B, Broussard B, Bryant A, Linsky P, et al
    Left upper lobectomy after coronary artery bypass grafting.
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  209. WILDER TJ, Ziemer G, Hickey EJ, Gruber PJ, et al
    Surgical management of competing pulmonary blood flow affects survival before Fontan/Kreutzer completion in patients with tricuspid atresia type I.
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  210. AGARWAL S, Garg A, Parashar A, Svensson LG, et al
    In-hospital mortality and stroke after surgical aortic valve replacement: A nationwide perspective.
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    May 2015
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    The impact of a second arterial graft on 5-year outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting in the Synergy Between Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With TAXUS and Cardiac Surgery Trial and Registry.
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    April 2015
  212. PREVENTZA O, Coselli JS
    Combined transcatheter aortic valve replacement and endovascular ascending aortic repair: Fiction or reality?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;149:e61.
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    January 2015
  213. MACK M
    Can we make stroke during cardiac surgery a never event?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jan 13. pii: S0022-5223(15)00031.
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  214. LEE R
    Anemia is not yet an indication for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jan 12. pii: S0022-5223(15)00027.
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  215. WILBRING M, Ghazy T, Matschke K, Kappert U, et al
    Complete endovascular treatment of acute proximal ascending aortic dissection and combined aortic valve pathology.
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    December 2014
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    On-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with preoperative anemia.
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    Impact of pump status and conduit choice in coronary artery bypass: A 15-year follow-up study in 1412 propensity-matched patients.
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    November 2014
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    Mediterranean-style diet to prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation: Role of antioxidants?
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  219. COSTANZO S, De Curtis A, di Niro V, Olivieri M, et al
    Postoperative atrial fibrillation and total dietary antioxidant capacity in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: The Polyphemus Observational Study.
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