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    December 2022
  1. BECKMANN E, Haverich A
    Commentary: Total aortic arch replacement and the frozen elephant trunk: Out with the old, in with the new?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1696-1697.
    PubMed    


  2. BURKE CR, Aldea GS
    Commentary: The frozen elephant trunk-the "hot" procedure. An important evolutionary step but probably not a final destination.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1693-1694.
    PubMed    


  3. OGINO H, Okita Y, Uchida N, Kato M, et al
    Comparative study of Japanese frozen elephant trunk device for open aortic arch repairs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1681-1692.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Commentary: Elephant trunk: Straight-up or frozen?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1694-1695.
    PubMed    


  5. RUBENS FD, Virani A, Coylewright M, Sathananthan J, et al
    Balancing patient-centered care and evidence-based medicine in patients needing coronary revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1903-1906.
    PubMed    


  6. PULIDO JN
    Commentary: To Swan or not to Swan in cardiac surgery? Narrowing the window of benefit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1976-1977.
    PubMed    


  7. WAKEFIELD B, Geube M
    Commentary: The uncertain fate of the pulmonary artery catheter in cardiac surgery: The difference is in the exceptions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1974-1975.
    PubMed    


  8. BROWN JA, Aranda-Michel E, Kilic A, Serna-Gallegos D, et al
    The impact of pulmonary artery catheter use in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1965-1973.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. ASHIKHMINA E
    Commentary: Has pulmonary artery catheter ship sailed?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1978-1979.
    PubMed    


  10. AHMAD W, Liakopoulos OJ
    Commentary: A tailored strategy for repair of acute type A aortic dissection: Balancing risk versus benefit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1710-1711.
    PubMed    


  11. LAU C, Robinson NB, Farrington WJ, Rahouma M, et al
    A tailored strategy for repair of acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1698-1707.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. CUI H, Schaff HV, Nishimura RA, Dearani JA, et al
    Latent outflow tract obstruction in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Clinical characteristics and outcomes of septal myectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1863-1869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. SHANG M, Mori M, Gan G, Deng Y, et al
    Widening volume and persistent outcome disparity in valve operations: New York statewide analysis, 2005-2016.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1796-1803.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2022
  14. HAUCK SR, Kupferthaler A, Kern M, Rousseau H, et al
    Branched versus fenestrated thoracic endovascular aortic repair in the aortic arch: A multicenter comparison.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1379-1389.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. SCHAEFER AK, Distelmaier K, Riebandt J, Goliasch G, et al
    Access site complications of postcardiotomy extracorporeal life support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1546-1558.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. TAGGART DP, Gavrilov Y, Krasopoulos G, Rajakaruna C, et al
    External stenting and disease progression in saphenous vein grafts two years after coronary artery bypass grafting: A multicenter randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1532-1541.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. NANTSIOS A, Vo TX, Ruel M
    Commentary: External stenting of saphenous vein grafts-reinVESTing to achieve best returns in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1542-1543.
    PubMed    


  18. STEPHENS EH, Pochettino A
    Commentary: Frozen elephant trunk for acute dissection: Ready for prime time?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1410-1411.
    PubMed    


  19. VENTO V, Multon S, Ramadan R, Deleuze P, et al
    Outcomes of urgent aortic wrapping for acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1412-1420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. PREVENTZA O, Amarasekara H, Price MD, Chatterjee S, et al
    Propensity score analysis in patients with and without previous isolated coronary artery bypass grafting who require proximal aortic and arch surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1390-1396.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. IKONOMIDIS JS
    Commentary: Axillary versus innominate artery cannulation for proximal aortic arch surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1440-1441.
    PubMed    


  22. IINO K, Takago S, Saito N, Ueda H, et al
    Total arch replacement and frozen elephant trunk for acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1400-1409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2022
  23. RESTAINO K, Maeda K
    Commentary: The future for adult Fontan patients: What is there to see in the liver?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1186-1187.
    PubMed    


  24. SHIN YR, Kim SU, Lee S, Choi JY, et al
    Noninvasive surrogates are poor predictors of liver fibrosis in patients with Fontan circulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1176-1185.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. HAYES PG, Trani JL
    Commentary: Modern management of type B aortic dissection: Perspectives from the house of DeBakey.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1067-1068.
    PubMed    


  26. HONG JC, Le Huu A, Preventza O
    Medical or endovascular management of acute type B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1058-1065.
    PubMed    


  27. AMBROSIO G, Gensini G
    Commentary: Potential advantages of terminal warm blood cardioplegia: Will the "hot shot" approach become hot stuff?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:e157-e158.
    PubMed    


  28. ELEFTERIADES JA, Ziganshin BA
    Commentary: "Incidental" total aortic stent graft in acute type A dissection surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1054-1056.
    PubMed    


  29. XIE XB, Dai XF, Fang GH, Qiu ZH, et al
    Extensive repair of acute type A aortic dissection through a partial upper sternotomy and using complete stent-graft replacement of the arch.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:1045-1052.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2022
  30. MA M
    Commentary: A new Fontan commandment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:783-784.
    PubMed    


  31. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: A new Fontan commandment?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:781-782.
    PubMed    


  32. LIN HC, Huang SC, Wu MH, Wang JK, et al
    Preoperative N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide is associated with Fontan outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:770-780.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. WRIGHT CD
    Commentary: Segmental pulmonary endarterectomy: Going out on the limb.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:709-710.
    PubMed    


    August 2022
  34. BEDZRA EKS, Adachi I, Peng DM, Amdani S, et al
    Systemic ventricular assist device support of the Fontan circulation yields promising outcomes: An analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Pedimacs and Intermacs Databases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:353-364.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. HERRMANN JL
    Commentary: Systemic ventricular assist devices for the Fontan circulation: We can, but for whom and when?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:365-366.
    PubMed    


  36. NAVIA D, Espinoza J, Vrancic M, Piccinini F, et al
    Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting in elderly patients makes sense indeed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:e88.
    PubMed    


  37. HU X, Wang Y
    Is bilateral internal thoracic artery truly better for older patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:e87.
    PubMed    


  38. LOCKER C
    Commentary: Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting in elderly patients? Elephant on a slippery slope.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:554-556.
    PubMed    


  39. PARK SJ, Kim JB
    Commentary: Stronger evidence than Arterial Revascularization Trial in patients aged 70 years or more?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:550-551.
    PubMed    


  40. NAVIA D, Espinoza J, Vrancic M, Piccinini F, et al
    Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting in elderly patients: Any benefit in survival?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:542-549.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. PREVENTZA O, Cekmecelioglu D
    Commentary: Endovascular solutions for chronic type B aortic dissection: Keep pushing the envelope in a safe way and helping our patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:461-462.
    PubMed    


  42. GRIMM JC, Szeto WY
    Commentary: Managing the septum in chronic type B aortic dissections-power up the laser.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:460-461.
    PubMed    


  43. FUKUHARA S, Tchouta L, Pampati R, Liesman DR, et al
    Laser aortic septotomy during thoracic endovascular aortic repair for chronic type B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:450-459.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2022
  44. BACKER CL
    Commentary: Vascular ring repair: Not always one and done.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:208-209.
    PubMed    


  45. AKHRASS R, Bakaeen FG
    The advantage of surgical revascularization in diabetic patients with multivessel disease: More arterial conduits, more benefit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:119-122.
    PubMed    


  46. LEVACK MM, Kindzelski BA, Miletic KG, Vargo PR, et al
    Adjunctive endovascular balloon fracture fenestration for chronic aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:2-10.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. PERCY ED, Sabe AA
    Commentary: A new chapter in chronic type B aortic dissection: Balloon fracture fenestration and remodeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:12-13.
    PubMed    


  48. ARNAOUTAKIS GJ, Sultan I
    Commentary: Blowing stuff up: Balloon fracture fenestration with thoracic endovascular aortic repair for chronic type B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;164:11-12.
    PubMed    


    June 2022
  49. JEON YJ, Kim HK, Kim WS, Cho JH, et al
    Repair of aortoesophageal fistula with homograft aortic replacement and primary esophageal closure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:2002-2008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. OROZCO-SEVILLA V, Salerno TA
    Commentary: Has revascularization MET its match?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:2105-2106.
    PubMed    


  51. DEO SV, Sundaram V, Wilson B, Sahadevan J, et al
    Adverse events after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with preoperative metabolic syndrome: A 10-year follow-up of the Veterans Affairs Database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:2096-2103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. CHATTERJEE S, LeMaire SA, Amarasekara HS, Green SY, et al
    Differential presentation in acuity and outcomes based on socioeconomic status in patients who undergo thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1990-1998.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. DE LEON AYALA IA, Cheng YT, Chen SW, Chu SY, et al
    Outcomes of type Ia endoleaks after endovascular repair of the proximal aorta.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:2012-2021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. ASAI T, Dohi S, Oishi A, Endo D, et al
    Commentary: There is a type Ia leak in that stent-graft?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:2022-2023.
    PubMed    


    May 2022
  55. SZETO WY, Vallabhajosyula P, Matsuda H, Moainie SL, et al
    One-year results with a low-profile endograft in subjects with thoracic aortic aneurysm and ulcer pathologies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1739-1750.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. ELMAHROUK AF MD, Ismail MF MD, Arafat AA MD, Dohain AM MD, et al
    Combined Norwood and cavopulmonary shunt as the first palliation in late presenters with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and single-ventricle lesions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1592-1600.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. CLARK JB
    Commentary: Successful pairing of the Norwood and bidirectional Glenn in select older infants.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1601-1602.
    PubMed    


  58. KOTANI Y, Kobayashi Y, Kadowaki S, Kisamori E, et al
    Impact of pulmonary artery coarctation on pulmonary artery growth and definitive repair following modified Blalock-Taussig shunt.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1618-1626.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. AL-OMAIR MA, Haller C
    Commentary: The right procedure for the right patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1602-1603.
    PubMed    


  60. INKOLLU SK, Bechara CF
    Commentary: Profile matters: 1-year results of low profile endograft with thoracic aortic aneurysm and ulcer pathologies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1752-1753.
    PubMed    


  61. DAYAN V, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: Putting the lid on left main revascularization equipoise.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1870-1871.
    PubMed    


  62. BERDAJS DA, Koechlin L, Reid G, Grob F, et al
    Modified frozen elephant trunk procedure as standard approach in acute type A aortic dissection: A propensity-weighted analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1754-1761.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Choi YH
    Commentary: Minimally invasive coronary bypass or percutaneous coronary intervention for complex left anterior descending artery stenosis: A never-ending battle.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1850-1851.
    PubMed    


  64. NGUYEN A
    Commentary: Paradoxical increase in areas of myocardial fibrosis following septal myectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1835.
    PubMed    


  65. GIRARDI LN
    Commentary: Non-A non-B aortic dissection: Not a nonaggressive subtype of distal aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1775-1776.
    PubMed    


  66. WANG W, Piao H, Wang Y, Li B, et al
    Early outcomes with a hybrid technique for repair of a non-A non-B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1766-1774.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. RAMZY D, Chikwe J
    Commentary: Is robotic-assisted coronary bypass ready for prime time?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1848-1850.
    PubMed    


  68. HOBBS R, Si MS
    Commentary: Modified frozen elephant trunk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1763-1764.
    PubMed    


  69. RAM E, Raanani E, Klempfner R, Peled Y, et al
    Midterm outcomes of patients with multivessel disease treated at centers with and without on-site cardiac surgery services.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1852-1861.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. SAMY S, Stein LH
    Commentary: Proximal aortic dissection repair-when have things gone too far?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1764-1765.
    PubMed    


  71. PATEL NC, Hemli JM, Seetharam K, Singh VP, et al
    Minimally invasive coronary bypass versus percutaneous coronary intervention for isolated complex stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary artery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1839-1846.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. ROCHA RV, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass for isolated left anterior descending lesions: A welcomed innovation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1847-1848.
    PubMed    


    April 2022
  73. HANLEY F
    Commentary: Complex pulmonary artery reconstruction (PAR)...on a par with few others.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1459-1461.
    PubMed    


  74. ASSI R, Geirsson A
    Commentary: Reverse elephant trunk procedure-staged by intention.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1266-1267.
    PubMed    


  75. ROCHA RV, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Right gastroepiploic artery: An overlooked contender for second arterial conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1344-1345.
    PubMed    


  76. LOCKER C
    Commentary: Right gastroepiploic artery versus right internal thoracic artery: Backing the wrong horse.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1346-1348.
    PubMed    


  77. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Results of total coronary artery occlusion on graft patency following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: More information is needed!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1358-1359.
    PubMed    


  78. COSELLI JS
    Commentary: The benefits of going big: Cost savings and reduced mortality in a national study of proximal aortic repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1281-1282.
    PubMed    


  79. MACGILLIVRAY TE, Gleason TG, Patel HJ, Aldea GS, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American Association for Thoracic Surgery clinical practice guidelines on the management of type B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1231-1249.
    PubMed    


  80. COSELLI JS, Krause HM, Green SY, Zhang Q, et al
    A 23-year experience with the reversed elephant trunk technique for staged repair of extensive thoracic aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1252-1264.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. REECE TB
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1263-1264.
    PubMed    


  82. HIRJI SA, Shah R, Aranki S, McGurk S, et al
    The impact of hospital size on national trends and outcomes in isolated open proximal aortic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1269-1278.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. LIN S, Rao C, Yang L, Yang X, et al
    Impact of coronary total occlusion on graft failure and outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1349-1357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  84. DUFENDACH KA, Chu D
    Commentary: Paging vascular surgery: Mesenteric ischemia and outcomes following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(22)00366.
    PubMed    


  85. BACHET J
    Commentary: Extensive cell salvage during thoracoabdominal and descending aortic repair: Actual risk factor for postoperative complications or just an associated indicator of difficult surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:923-924.
    PubMed    


  86. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: Why do coronary artery bypass grafting transfusion rates vary? We still don't know.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1028-1029.
    PubMed    


  87. TATOULIS J
    Commentary: Coronary surgery with a triple A rating: Total arterial is the best.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1013-1014.
    PubMed    


  88. DIMAGLI A, Bakaeen FG
    Commentary: The radial artery reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e253-e254.
    PubMed    


  89. GHOSH RM, Maeda K
    Commentary: Diastolic (dys)function after Fontan completion: Where is the dysfunction?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1208-1209.
    PubMed    


  90. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: Skeleton in the closet: Toward durable repair of atrioventricular valve in univentricular circulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1176-1177.
    PubMed    


  91. CHAI PJ
    Commentary: Biventricular conversion after Fontan completion-what have we learned so far?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1224-1225.
    PubMed    


  92. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: Prevention of incomplete resection during septal myectomy: Virtual seeing is actual believing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e248-e250.
    PubMed    


  93. KULIK A
    Commentary: Yin and Yang: Antiplatelet and lipid-lowering therapies to prevent vein graft thrombosis and atherosclerosis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1042-1043.
    PubMed    


  94. OMER S
    Commentary: Saphenous vein graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting. It's all about getting the basics right.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1040-1041.
    PubMed    


  95. ROBINSON NB, Audisio K, Cancelli G, Masterson Creber RM, et al
    Current practice patterns for use of the radial artery for coronary surgery in dedicated centers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:e251-e252.
    PubMed    


  96. STONE ML, Schafer M, DiMaria MV, von Alvensleben JC, et al
    Diastolic inflow is associated with inefficient ventricular flow dynamics in Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1195-1207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. ARRIGONI SC, IJsselhof R, Postmus D, Vonk JM, et al
    Long-term outcomes of atrioventricular septal defect and single ventricle: A multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1166-1175.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. DOULAMIS IP, Marathe SP, Piekarski B, Beroukhim RS, et al
    Biventricular conversion after Fontan completion: A preliminary experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1211-1223.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. KISER KA, Tanaka A, Sandhu HK, Miller CC 3rd, et al
    Extensive cell salvage and postoperative outcomes following thoracoabdominal and descending aortic repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:914-921.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. HOBBS RD, Norton EL, Wu X, Willer CJ, et al
    Gait speed is a preoperative indicator of postoperative events after elective proximal aortic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:886-894.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. FITZGERALD DC, Simpson AN, Baker RA, Wu X, et al
    Determinants of hospital variability in perioperative red blood cell transfusions during coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1015-1024.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. BOJKO MM, Assi R, Bavaria JE, Suhail M, et al
    Midterm outcomes and durability of sinus segment preservation compared with root replacement for acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:900-910.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. QU J, Zhang D, Zhang H, Rao C, et al
    Preoperative clopidogrel and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1044-1052.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  104. ZHU J, Zhu Y, Zhang M, Xue Q, et al
    Influence of lipoproteins and antiplatelet agents on vein graft patency 1 year after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1030-1039.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. TAGGART DP, Gaudino MF, Gerry S, Gray A, et al
    Effect of total arterial grafting in the Arterial Revascularization Trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:1002-1009.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  106. DE PERROT M, Donahoe L, McRae K, Thenganatt J, et al
    Outcome after pulmonary endarterectomy for segmental chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Mar 1. pii: S0022-5223(22)00205.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  107. BARTLETT HL, Anagnostopoulos PV
    Commentary: Will the next improvement in the care of single ventricle patients come from focusing on patient selection for the cavopulmonary shunt?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:410-411.
    PubMed    


  108. CARPENTER AJ
    Commentary: We can make better decisions regarding revascularization strategies for early coronary artery disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:661-662.
    PubMed    


  109. ROCHA RV, Elbatarny M, Tam DY, Fremes SE, et al
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention: Optimal revascularization for the younger patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:657-658.
    PubMed    


  110. ALI-GHOSH H, Barlow CW
    Commentary: Chronic kidney disease and coronary bypass surgery: Getting it right.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:674-675.
    PubMed    


  111. SPIGEL ZA, Edmunds EE, Caldarone CA, Hickey EJ, et al
    Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: Influence of heterotaxy and venous obstruction on outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:387-395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  112. ROBICH MP, Leavitt BJ, Ryan TJ Jr, Westbrook BM, et al
    Comparative effectiveness of revascularization strategies for early coronary artery disease: A multicenter analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:645-656.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  113. BAVARIA JE, Brinkman WT, Hughes GC, Shah AS, et al
    Five-year outcomes of endovascular repair of complicated acute type B aortic dissections.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:539-548.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  114. JAKOB H, Shehada SE, Dohle D, Wendt D, et al
    New 3-zone hybrid graft: First-in-man experience in acute type I dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:568-574.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  115. GAUDINO M, Khan FM, Rahouma M, Naik A, et al
    Spinal cord injury after open and endovascular repair of descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:552-564.
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  116. RUBENS FD, Wells GA, Coutinho T, Eddeen AB, et al
    Sex differences after coronary artery bypass grafting with a second arterial conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:686-695.
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  117. MITTEL A, Kim DH, Cooper Z, Argenziano M, et al
    Use of 90-day mortality does not change assessment of hospital quality after coronary artery bypass grafting in New York State.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:676-682.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2022
  118. MICELI A, Rampa L, Montisci A
    Commentary: Frailty, surgical volume and outcomes: Implication for percutaneous treatment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:162-163.
    PubMed    


  119. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Low left ventricular ejection fraction in coronary artery bypass grafting: Accept or control factors determining survival?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:120-121.
    PubMed    


  120. BOJKO MM, Suhail M, Bavaria JE, Bueker A, et al
    Midterm outcomes of emergency surgery for acute type A aortic dissection in octogenarians.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:2-12.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  121. GAUDINO M, Pagano D, Freemantle N
    Commentary: The left main controversy: Is this a real subgroup requiring custom clinical recommendations?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:108-110.
    PubMed    


  122. GALLO M, Blitzer D, Laforgia PL, Doulamis IP, et al
    Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass graft for left main coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:94-105.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  123. CHUNG JC, Lodewyks CL, Forbes TL, Chu MWA, et al
    Prevention and management of spinal cord ischemia following aortic surgery: A survey of contemporary practice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:16-23.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  124. OMER S, Adeseye A, Jimenez E, Cornwell LD, et al
    Low left ventricular ejection fraction, complication rescue, and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022;163:111-119.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2021
  125. BARRON D, Guariento A
    Commentary: Lateral tunnel or extracardiac conduit for a Fontan operation: Is that your final answer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1835-1836.
    PubMed    


  126. SCHWANN TA, Gaudino MFL
    Commentary: To BIMA or not to BIMA, that should be the question, rather than how to BIMA.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1755-1756.
    PubMed    


  127. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: Should patients receive home health care after coronary artery bypass grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1741-1743.
    PubMed    


  128. SHIRAGA K, Ozcelik N, Harris MA, Whitehead KK, et al
    Imposition of Fontan physiology: Effects on strain and global measures of ventricular function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1813-1822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  129. DALEY M, d'Udekem Y
    The optimal Fontan operation: Lateral tunnel or extracardiac conduit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1825-1834.
    PubMed    


  130. MARZOUK M, Kalavrouziotis D, Grazioli V, Meneas C, et al
    Long-term outcome of the in situ versus free internal thoracic artery as the second arterial graft.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1744-1752.
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  131. DEO SV, Sharma V, Altarabsheh SE, Raza S, et al
    Home health care visits may reduce the need for early readmission after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1732-1739.
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    November 2021
  132. PAN E, Nielsen SJ, Mennander A, Bjorklund E, et al
    Statins for secondary prevention and major adverse events after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Nov 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)01536.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  133. WILLETTS RG, Stickley J, Drury NE, Mehta C, et al
    Four right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit types.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1324-1333.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  134. PRABHU NK, Andersen ND, Turek JW
    Commentary: One size fits some-additional pulmonary blood flow at the Glenn operation and patient-specific factors.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1359-1360.
    PubMed    


  135. BAEK JS, Park CS, Choi ES, Yun TJ, et al
    The impact of additional antegrade pulmonary blood flow at bidirectional Glenn shunt on long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1346-1355.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  136. CARREL T, Schoenhoff F
    Commentary: Diameter alone is not precise enough but wall stress analysis may facilitate decision-making for indications for prophylactic aortic repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1461-1462.
    PubMed    


  137. ARGHAMI A, Crestanello JA
    Commentary: The fate of the saphenous vein conduit in coronary bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1547.
    PubMed    


  138. VO TX, Rubens FD
    Commentary: Composite grafting with the saphenous vein-Y not?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1545-1546.
    PubMed    


  139. SHAPIRA OM, Shapira-Daniels A
    Commentary: Composite internal thoracic artery-saphenous vein grafts for coronary bypass: Can the two be used together?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1544-1545.
    PubMed    


  140. HWANG HY, Lee Y, Sohn SH, Choi JW, et al
    Equivalent 10-year angiographic and long-term clinical outcomes with saphenous vein composite grafts and arterial composite grafts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1535-1543.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  141. FAURE EM, El Batti S, Sutter W, Bel A, et al
    Stent-assisted balloon dilatation of chronic aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1467-1473.
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  142. NORTON EL, Hornsby WE, Wu X, Wolford BN, et al
    Aortic progression and reintervention in patients with pathogenic variants after a thoracic aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1436-1448.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  143. KALFA D
    Commentary: The case for a comprehensive clinical, basic, and translational research strategy to understand, prevent, detect, and treat cerebrovascular injury in Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1229-1230.
    PubMed    


  144. LUBERT AM, Redington AN
    Commentary: Aspirin versus warfarin in patients with a Fontan circulation-the clot thickens.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1231-1233.
    PubMed    


  145. KARAMICHALIS JM
    Commentary: Fontan circulation, pulmonary blood flow, and lessons from the FUEL (Fontan Udenafil Exercise Longitudinal) study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1239-1240.
    PubMed    


  146. MAKHDOUM A, Rushani D, Yanagawa B
    Commentary: Mediastinitis postcoronary artery bypass grafting: From awfully simple to simply awful.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1131-1132.
    PubMed    


  147. TOMPKINS BA, Salerno TA
    Commentary: What does the future hold for coronary bypass surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1120-1121.
    PubMed    


  148. RYCHIK J
    What "FUEL"s the Fontan circulation-solvitur ambulando!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1234-1238.
    PubMed    


  149. ATTARD C, Monagle PT, d'Udekem Y, Mackay MT, et al
    Long-term outcomes of warfarin versus aspirin after Fontan surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1218-1228.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  150. DAVIERWALA PM, Verevkin A, Sgouropoulou S, Hasheminejad E, et al
    Minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery with bilateral internal thoracic arteries: Early outcomes and angiographic patency.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1109-1119.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  151. WOJNARSKI CM, Elgudin Y, Rubelowsky JJ, Wilson BM, et al
    Emerging trends in mediastinitis: National Veterans Health Administration experience with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevention.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1125-1130.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  152. UCHIDA K, Minami T, Cho T, Yasuda S, et al
    Results of ascending aortic and arch replacement for type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1025-1031.
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  153. GHINCEA CV, Anderson DA, Ikeno Y, Roda GF, et al
    Utility of neuromonitoring in hypothermic circulatory arrest cases for early detection of stroke: Listening through the noise.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1035-1045.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2021
  154. GRAU JB
    Commentary: Statins for secondary prevention after coronary artery bypass grafting: Pleiotropic effects and dementia risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)01381.
    PubMed    


  155. KALRA K, Chen EP
    Commentary: Aortic arch surgery-Acting your age.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:768-769.
    PubMed    


  156. DI MARCO L, Leone A, Calafiore AM, Di Mauro M, et al
    Commentary: Is the time for aortic arch redo-surgery running out?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:779-780.
    PubMed    


  157. MALAISRIE SC, Szeto WY, Halas M, Girardi LN, et al
    2021 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery expert consensus document: Surgical treatment of acute type A aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:735-758.
    PubMed    


  158. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Valve-sparing aortic root surgery in children and adults with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:955-962.
    PubMed    


  159. CHUNG J, Stevens LM, Chu MWA, Dagenais F, et al
    The impact of age on patients undergoing aortic arch surgery: Evidence from a multicenter national registry.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:759-766.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  160. BUDTZ-LILLY J, Vikholm P, Wanhainen A, Astudillo R, et al
    Technical eligibility for endovascular treatment of the aortic arch after open type A aortic dissection repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:770-777.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2021
  161. YEREBAKAN C, d'Udekem Y
    Fontan on stage: The year 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:369-371.
    PubMed    


  162. HSIA TY
    Commentary: Superior cavopulmonary connection: A false sense of security?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:396-397.
    PubMed    


  163. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: Attrition after superior cavopulmonary connection; we don't have to be perfect but better than yesterday.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:394-395.
    PubMed    


  164. WELL A, Beckerman Z
    Commentary: The heart of the matter: Close clinical follow-up and exercise capacity in Fontan circulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:382-383.
    PubMed    


  165. LOCKER C
    Commentary: Coronary surgery ART and two tablets for a headache.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:601-603.
    PubMed    


  166. BURATTO E, Konstantinov IE
    Highlights in congenital cardiothoracic surgery: 2020-2021.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:349-352.
    PubMed    


  167. HAYANGA JWA, Likosky DS, van Diepen S, Holst K, et al
    2020 in review.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:628-632.
    PubMed    


  168. LAWRENCE KM, Ittenbach RF, Hunt ML, Kaplinski M, et al
    Attrition between the superior cavopulmonary connection and the Fontan procedure in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:385-393.
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  169. PATEL ND, Friedman C, Herrington C, Wood JC, et al
    Progression in Fontan conduit stenosis and hemodynamic impact during childhood and adolescence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:372-380.
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  170. XU H, Xiong J, Han X, Mei Y, et al
    Computed tomography-based hemodynamic index for aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e165-e176.
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  171. LENOIR M, Bouhout I, Jelassi A, Cartier R, et al
    Del Nido cardioplegia versus blood cardioplegia in adult aortic root surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:514-522.
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  172. RYLSKI B, Georgieva N, Beyersdorf F, Busch C, et al
    Gender-related differences in patients with acute aortic dissection type A.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:528-535.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2021
  173. CLARK JB
    Commentary: Aortic anatomy late after coarctation repair: Size matters.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:193-194.
    PubMed    


  174. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: An innovative "CABG-patch".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e19-e20.
    PubMed    


  175. BALSAM LB, Gaudino M
    Upcoming expert opinions on adult coronary surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:103-106.
    PubMed    


  176. RUEL M, Sun LY, Farkouh ME, Gaudino MF, et al
    Implications of the ISCHEMIA trial on the practice of surgical myocardial revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:90-99.
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  177. D'UDEKEM Y, Thambo JB, Iyengar AJ, Rychik J, et al
    Are we getting closer to identifying the best follow-up and management after Fontan completion?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:222-227.
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  178. HOCUM STONE LL, Swingen C, Wright C, Qi SS, et al
    Recovery of hibernating myocardium using stem cell patch with coronary bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e3-e16.
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  179. XIANG D, Kan X, Liang H, Xiong B, et al
    Comparison of mid-term outcomes of endovascular repair and medical management in patients with acute uncomplicated type B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:26-36.
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  180. SANDHU HK, Nissen AP, Mushtaq H, Miller CC 3rd, et al
    Resection and replacement of thoracic aortic graft infections.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:1-8.
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  181. ZHANG L, Lu Q, Zhu H, Jing Z, et al
    Branch stent-grafting for endovascular repair of chronic aortic arch dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:12-22.
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    June 2021
  182. PREVENTZA O, de la Cruz KI
    Commentary: No distal anastomosis and negligible circulatory arrest time during frozen elephant trunk technique: More evidence is needed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e453-e454.
    PubMed    


  183. SONG HK
    Commentary: Dedicated-to advancing the field of coronary surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2135-2136.
    PubMed    


  184. LUBERT AM, Redington AN
    Commentary: Late adverse outcomes of the Fontan circulation: A PLEa for standardization of diagnostic criteria.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2167-2168.
    PubMed    


  185. HELDER MRK
    Commentary: The moment of truth: Longer-term follow-up after endovascular treatment of descending thoracic aortic rupture.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2015-2016.
    PubMed    


  186. LI Q, Ma WG, Sun LZ
    Optimization of the total arch replacement technique: Left subclavian perfusion with sequential aortic reconstruction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e447-e451.
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  187. SHARMA VJ, Iyengar AJ, Zannino D, Gentles T, et al
    Protein-losing enteropathy and plastic bronchitis after the Fontan procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2158-2165.
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  188. ROSATI CM, Torregrossa G, Balkhy HH, Puskas JD, et al
    Dedicated training in advanced coronary surgery: Need and opportunity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2130-2134.
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  189. LI J, Sun Y, Zhou T, Wang Y, et al
    David reimplantation with simultaneous total arch replacement and stented elephant trunk for acute type A aortic dissection.
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  190. OGAWA Y, Watkins AC, Lingala B, Nathan I, et al
    Improved midterm outcomes after endovascular repair of nontraumatic descending thoracic aortic rupture compared with open surgery.
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    May 2021
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    Multiarterial grafting: Why is it so hard to convince the masses of the benefits?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1832-1836.
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  192. KURLANSKY P
    Multiarterial grafting: The answer to that question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1828-1831.
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  193. ESMAILIAN F, Chikwe J
    Commentary: Time to make multiarterial revascularization a quality metric.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1837-1838.
    PubMed    


  194. FENG J, Sellke FW
    Commentary: Ionic heterogeneity in vessel grafts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e411-e412.
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  195. HARKY A, Bailey G, Othman A, Shaw M, et al
    The life in their years versus the years in their life.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e361-e362.
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  196. FUKUNAGA N, Seidman MA, David TE
    Valve-sparing root replacement in a patient with a filamin A variant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e353-e355.
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  197. FANG SY, Roan JN, Lee JS, Chiu MH, et al
    Transplantation of viable mitochondria attenuates neurologic injury after spinal cord ischemia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e337-e347.
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    April 2021
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    2021: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Expert Consensus Document: Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and heart failure.
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  199. CALLAHAN CP, Jegatheeswaran A, Barron DJ, Husain SA, et al
    Factors associated with mortality or transplantation versus Fontan completion after cavopulmonary shunt for patients with tricuspid atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00745.
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  200. QUAIL MA, Chan I, Sarna S, Hughes M, et al
    A preoperative estimate of central venous pressure is associated with early Fontan failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1426-1434.
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  201. ROSENZWEIG EB, Ankola A, Krishnan U, Middlesworth W, et al
    A novel unidirectional-valved shunt approach for end-stage pulmonary arterial hypertension: Early experience in adolescents and adults.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1438-1446.
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    March 2021
  202. NORTON EL, Wu X, Kim KM, Fukuhara S, et al
    Is hemiarch replacement adequate in acute type A aortic dissection repair in patients with arch branch vessel dissection without cerebral malperfusion?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:873-884.
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  203. STELZER P, Mejia J, Varghese R
    Operative risks of the Ross procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:905-915.
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    February 2021
  204. DAYAN V, Garcia-Villarreal OA, Escobar A, Ferrari J, et al
    The Latin American Association of Cardiac and Endovascular Surgery statement regarding the recently released American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00387.
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  205. LOCKER C
    Reply: Skeletonized bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting is a quality metric in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00110.
    PubMed    


  206. WOODS RK
    Commentary: The Fontan cardiac transplant-Time to embrace change.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00367.
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  207. AMDANI S, Simpson KE, Thrush P, Shih R, et al
    Hepatorenal dysfunction assessment with the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Excluding INR score predicts worse survival after heart transplant in pediatric Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00262.
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    January 2021
  208. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Improving outcomes in diabetic coronary artery bypass grafting recipients: More arterial conduits, but even more medicine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00161.
    PubMed    


    December 2020
  209. BENKERT AR, Lin SS
    Commentary: Time-varying variables-predictively predictive prediction in a coronary artery bypass grafting readmission predictive model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)33384.
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  210. TAM DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Microvesicles, personalized surgery, and tailored medical therapy to improve coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)33235.
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    November 2020
  211. POPE NH, Kilic A
    Commentary: Microvesicles: A target for personalized medicine following coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)33068.
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  212. GAUDINO M, Kurlansky P, Fremes S
    The use of the radial artery for coronary artery bypass grafting improves long-term outcomes: And now what?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)33037.
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  213. DOENST T, Sigusch H
    Surgical collateralization: The hidden mechanism for improving prognosis in chronic coronary syndromes.
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  214. GAUDINO M, Brophy JM
    The controversy on the treatment of left main coronary artery disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Nov 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)33039.
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    October 2020
  215. BAKAEEN FG
    Commentary: The coronary artery bypass grafting advantage: Fake assertion or obvious reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 27. pii: S0022-5223(20)32892.
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  216. KISLITSINA ON, Cox JL, Shah SJ, Malaisrie SC, et al
    Preoperative left atrial strain abnormalities are associated with the development of postoperative atrial fibrillation following isolated coronary artery bypass surgery.
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  217. ARANDA-MICHEL E, Sultan I
    Commentary: Atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: Getting under the hood.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)32806.
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  218. LEE R, Weintraub N
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting before or after stenting; same game, different half?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)32780.
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    September 2020
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    Unraveling the impact of time-dependent perioperative variables on 30-day readmission after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)32675.
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  220. GOMES WJ
    Commentary: The fate of patients with left main coronary artery disease may be dictated by distorted science.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32676.
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  221. STEVENS LM, Noiseux N
    Commentary: What is the impact of previous coronary stenting for coronary artery bypass graft outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32690.
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    Effect of previous coronary stenting on subsequent coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes.
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    History of cancer and survival after coronary artery bypass grafting: Experiences from the SWEDEHEART registry.
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  224. DAVID TE, David CM, Ouzounian M, Feindel CM, et al
    A progress report on reimplantation of the aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)32560.
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    August 2020
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    Neighborhood socioeconomic status is associated with differences in operative management and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting.
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    June 2020
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    April 2020
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    March 2020
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    February 2020
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    January 2020
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    December 2019
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    November 2019
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