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2 Am Heart J
7 Ann Thorac Surg
1 Br J Anaesth
1 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
4 Circ Cardiovasc Interv
1 Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes
1 Circ Heart Fail
2 Circulation
2 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
3 Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg
5 J Cardiol
1 J Neurosurg
12 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
4 J Vasc Interv Radiol
8 J Vasc Surg
2 N Engl J Med
1 PLoS One
2 Radiology
2 Stroke
1 Surg Today

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    Am Heart J

  1. PICCOLO R, Calabro P, Varricchio A, Baldi C, et al
    Rationale and Design of the PARTHENOPE Trial: A Two-by-Two Factorial Comparison of Polymer-Free vs. Biodegradable-Polymer Drug-Eluting Stents and Personalized vs. Standard Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in All-Comers Undergoing PCI.
    Am Heart J. 2023 Aug 10:S0002-8703(23)00188-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2023.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. VAN DER SANGEN NMR, Kucuk IT, Sivanesan S, Appelman Y, et al
    Less Bleeding by Omitting Aspirin in Non-ST-segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: Rationale and Design of the LEGACY study.
    Am Heart J. 2023 Jul 28:S0002-8703(23)00183-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2023.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Thorac Surg

  3. SENGUPTA A, Gauvreau K, Kaza A, Baird CW, et al
    A Risk Prediction Model for Reintervention After Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:796-802.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. WITCHER AC, Meers B, Lewis CT, Beck AW, et al
    Rescue of False Lumen Frozen Elephant Trunk Deployment Intraoperatively.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:e5-e7.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. SHARMA VJ, Kanagarajah AR, Seevanayagam S, Kim M, et al
    Branch-first Continuous Perfusion Aortic Arch Replacement: Midterm Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:280-286.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. TREFFALLS JA, Shah AM, Worrell CM, Treffalls RN, et al
    Two Decades of Declining Medicare Reimbursement in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jul 7:S0003-4975(23)00687.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. GAUDINO M, Bakaeen FG, Sandner S, Aldea GS, et al
    Expert Systematic Review on the Choice of Conduits for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Endorsed by the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jul 26:S0003-4975(23)00673.

  8. CETTA F, Stephens EH
    Attrition Before Fontan vs Creating a Bad Fontan: The Dilemma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023;116:785-786.

  9. HIBINO M, Pandey AK, Verma S, Puar P, et al
    Wearable cardiac rhythm monitoring device for detection of post-operative atrial fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Jul 15:S0003-4975(23)00708.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Br J Anaesth

  10. ENGEL JS, Beckerleg W, Wijeysundera DN, Aucoin S, et al
    Association of preoperative anaesthesia consultation prior to elective noncardiac surgery with patient and health system outcomes: a population-based study.
    Br J Anaesth. 2023 Sep 2:S0007-0912(23)00432-4. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2023.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

    Commentary: Dissection still a sticking point in the widespread use of DCB in PCI.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023;102:772-773.

    Circ Cardiovasc Interv

  12. GHOREISHI M, Chahal D, Shah A, Kang J, et al
    First-in-Human Endovascular Aortic Root Repair (Endo-Bentall) for Acute Type A Dissection.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2023;16:e013348.

  13. BUTALA NM, Shah B
    Cracking Eccentric Calcium.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2023;16:e013538.

  14. SILVER MJ, Gibson CM, Giri J, Khandhar S, et al
    Outcomes in High-Risk Pulmonary Embolism Patients Undergoing FlowTriever Mechanical Thrombectomy or Other Contemporary Therapies: Results From the FLAME Study.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2023;16:e013406.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Massive Pulmonary Embolism: Optimizing Collaborative Care and Endovascular Therapy.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2023;16:e013536.

    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes

  16. THOMPSON MP, Stewart JW 2nd, Hou H, Nathan H, et al
    Determinants and Outcomes Associated With Skilled Nursing Facility Use After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Statewide Experience.
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2023 Sep 13:e009639.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Heart Fail

  17. BRAAMS NJ, Kianzad A, van Wezenbeek J, Wessels JN, et al
    Long-Term Effects of Pulmonary Endarterectomy on Right Ventricular Stiffness and Fibrosis in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension.
    Circ Heart Fail. 2023 Sep 7:e010336. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.122.010336.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  18. KANG DY, Ahn JM, Yun SC, Hur SH, et al
    Optical Coherence Tomography-Guided or Intravascular Ultrasound Guided Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: The OCTIVUS Randomized Clinical Trial.
    Circulation. 2023 Aug 27. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.123.066429.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. BIKDELI B, Erlinge D, Valgimigli M, Kastrati A, et al
    Bivalirudin Versus Heparin During PCI in NSTEMI: Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis of Large Randomized Trials.
    Circulation. 2023;148:1207-1219.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  20. GOTO T, Ousaka D, Hirai K, Kotani Y, et al
    Intravenous infusion of cardiac progenitor cells in animal models of single ventricular physiology.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2023;64:ezad304.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. FUDULU DP, Layton GR, Nguyen B, Sinha S, et al
    Trends and outcomes of concomitant aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting in the UK and a survey of practices.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2023 Jul 18:ezad259. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg

    Never Before Described Iliac Anatomy.
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2023;66:491.

  23. IDE T, Shimamura K, Shijo T, Kuratani T, et al
    Impact of Patent Lumbar Arteries on Aneurysm Sac Enlargement with Type II Endoleak after Endovascular Aneurysm Repair.
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2023;66:513-520.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. MORRIS DR, Singh TP, Zaman T, Velu R, et al
    Rates of Stroke in Patients With Different Presentations of Carotid Artery Stenosis.
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2023 Jun 7:S1078-5884(23)00441.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiol

  25. SAKUMA Y, Shimizu T, Kurosawa Y, Ohara H, et al
    Impact of bleeding event for new cancer diagnosis in patients with antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention.
    J Cardiol. 2023;82:460-466.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. FUJITO H, Fukamachi D, Ohgaku A, Kojima K, et al
    Hepatic steatosis evidenced by computed tomography in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction.
    J Cardiol. 2023;82:414-422.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. SAYAMA K, Hoshino M, Kanaji Y, Sugiyama T, et al
    Prognostic implications of non-infarct-related territory unrecognized myocardial infarction in patients with non-ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndrome.
    J Cardiol. 2023;82:433-440.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. ITO R, Yamashita J, Ikeda S, Nakajima Y, et al
    Predictors of procedural complications in balloon pulmonary angioplasty for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
    J Cardiol. 2023 Jun 26:S0914-5087(23)00156-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jjcc.2023.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. ISAWA T, Horie K, Toyoda S, Taguri M, et al
    Prognostic impact of Achilles tendon thickness in elderly patients after percutaneous coronary intervention: A 5-year follow-up.
    J Cardiol. 2023;82:448-454.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Neurosurg

  30. SANMARTIN MX, Katz JM, Eusemann C, Boltyenkov AT, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of remote robotic mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke.
    J Neurosurg. 2023 Jan 20:1-11. doi: 10.3171/2022.12.JNS222115.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  31. NAKAI C, Izumi S, Haraguchi T, Henmi S, et al
    Impact of time from symptom onset to operation on outcome of repair of acute type A aortic dissection with malperfusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:984-991.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. BROWN JA, Sultan I
    Commentary: Delaying the inevitable? Interventions for medically managed, uncomplicated type B aortic dissection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:966-969.

  33. DI MARCO L, Di Mauro M
    Commentary: Medically managed uncomplicated descending thoracic aortic dissection: Are we gambling?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:969-971.

  34. TIAN M, Liu X, Chen L, Hu S, et al
    Urine metabolites for preoperative prediction of acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:1165-1175.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. KREIBICH M, Siepe M, Berger T, Beyersdorf F, et al
    Intervention rates and outcomes in medically managed uncomplicated descending thoracic aortic dissections.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:958-965.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. DREVETS PD, Lee R
    Commentary: Multiple arterial grafting seems promising, but where is the proof of a long-term survival benefit in women?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:1102-1103.

  37. ROBINSON NB, Lia H, Rahouma M, Audisio K, et al
    Coronary artery bypass with single versus multiple arterial grafts in women: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:1093-1098.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Commentary: Pharmacologic induction of spinal cord ischemic tolerance: Game changer in thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;165:e100-e101.

    Commentary: To stent or graft complex multivessel coronary artery disease is not the question anymore. It is, rather, how to?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)01821.

  40. ROCHA RV, Fang J, Tam DY, Elbatarny M, et al
    Multiple arterial coronary bypass grafting is associated with better survival compared with second-generation drug-eluting stents in patients with stable multivessel coronary artery disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)01813.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. BOUGIOUKAS L, Heiser A, Berg A, Polomsky M, et al
    Integrated cardiothoracic surgery match: Trends among applicants compared with other surgical subspecialties.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023;166:904-914.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. ALBOOM M, Browne A, Sheth T, Zheng Z, et al
    Conduit selection and early graft failure in coronary artery bypass surgery: A post hoc analysis of the Cardiovascular Outcomes for People Using Anticoagulation Strategies (COMPASS) coronary artery bypass grafting study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 Jun 2. pii: S0022-5223(22)00629.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Vasc Interv Radiol

  43. POUGET AM, Costa N, Mounie M, Gombault-Datzenko E, et al
    Mechanical Thrombectomy with Intravenous Thrombolysis versus Thrombolysis Alone for the Treatment of Stroke: A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations.
    J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2023;34:1749-1759.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. VEDANTHAM S, Weinberg I, Desai KR, Winokur R, et al
    Society of Interventional Radiology Position Statement on the Management of Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Obstruction with Endovascular Placement of Metallic Stents.
    J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2023;34:1643-1657.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. RAZAVI MK, Rajan DK, Nordhausen CT, Bounsanga J, et al
    Objective Performance Goals Based on a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcomes for Bare-Metal Stents and Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty for Hemodialysis-Related Central Venous Obstruction.
    J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2023;34:1664-1673.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. IMAM YZ, Akhtar N, Kamran S, Garcia-Bermejo P, et al
    Rescue Stent Placement for Acute Ischemic Stroke with Large Vessel Occlusion Refractory to Mechanical Thrombectomy: A Multiethnic Middle Eastern/African/Asian Cohort.
    J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2023;34:1740-1748.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Vasc Surg

  47. PATEL K, Sounderajah V, Hanna L, Acharya A, et al
    Quantifying the burden of survivorship associated with infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms.
    J Vasc Surg. 2023;78:549-557.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. HOVEY L, Quiroga E, Singh N, Zettervall S, et al
    Vascular Surgery In-Training Examination performance following implementation of the Vascular Surgical Council on Resident Education curriculum.
    J Vasc Surg. 2023;78:534-538.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. JIA L, Hua Y, Jiao L, Ma Y, et al
    Effects of plaque characteristics and artery hemodynamics on the residual stenosis after carotid artery stenting.
    J Vasc Surg. 2023 Apr 17:S0741-5214(23)01025-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2023.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. ANDRASKA E, Martinez Garcia R, Abdul Malak O, Liang N, et al
    Stenting performs better than drug-coated balloon angioplasty in popliteal lesions.
    J Vasc Surg. 2023;78:483-489.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. VACIRCA A, Wong J, Baghbani-Oskouei A, Tenorio ER, et al
    Outcomes of fenestrated-branched endovascular aortic repair in patients with or without prior history of abdominal endovascular or open surgical repair.
    J Vasc Surg. 2023;78:278-288.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. BRADLEY NA, Walter A, Wilson A, Siddiqui T, et al
    The prognostic value of preoperative systemic inflammation-based scoring in patients undergoing endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
    J Vasc Surg. 2023;78:362-369.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. HUANG XM, Yu F, Wang Y, Gu LQ, et al
    Effect of proximal artery restriction on flow reduction and cardiac function in hemodialysis patients with high-flow arteriovenous fistulas.
    J Vasc Surg. 2023;78:526-533.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Further research is warranted to identify optimal bridging stent and antiplatelet regimens following fenestrated/branched repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysms.
    J Vasc Surg. 2023;78:299.


    Vitamin K Antagonists and Intracranial Hemorrhage After Endovascular Thrombectomy.
    JAMA. 2023;330:1490.

  56. MAC GRORY B, Xian Y
    Vitamin K Antagonists and Intracranial Hemorrhage After Endovascular Thrombectomy-Reply.
    JAMA. 2023;330:1490-1491.

    N Engl J Med

  57. ALI ZA, Landmesser U, Maehara A, Matsumura M, et al
    Optical Coherence Tomography-Guided versus Angiography-Guided PCI.
    N Engl J Med. 2023 Aug 27. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2305861.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. HOLM NR, Andreasen LN, Neghabat O, Laanmets P, et al
    OCT or Angiography Guidance for PCI in Complex Bifurcation Lesions.
    N Engl J Med. 2023;389:1477-1487.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  59. PEREIRA E, Cale R, Pereira AM, Pereira H, et al
    Stent for life initiative in Portugal: Progress through years and Covid-19 impact.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0284915.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  60. DERRAZ I, Moulin S, Gory B, Kyheng M, et al
    Endovascular Thrombectomy Outcomes with and without Intravenous Thrombolysis for Large Ischemic Cores Identified with CT or MRI.
    Radiology. 2023;309:e230440.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. KALLMES DF, Rabinstein A
    Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy for Large Core Infarctions Undergoing Mechanical Thrombectomy: A "Bridge" Worth Crossing?
    Radiology. 2023;309:e232378.


  62. BEHRNDTZ A, Blauenfeldt RA, Johnsen SP, Valentin JB, et al
    Transport Strategy in Patients With Suspected Acute Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke: TRIAGE-STROKE, a Randomized Clinical Trial.
    Stroke. 2023 Oct 6. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.043875.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. CHECKOURI T, Gerschenfeld G, Seners P, Yger M, et al
    Early Recanalization Among Patients Undergoing Bridging Therapy With Tenecteplase or Alteplase.
    Stroke. 2023 Aug 25. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.042691.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Surg Today

  64. SUNAGAWA M, Yokoyama Y, Banno H, Sugimoto M, et al
    Two-step arterial reconstruction technique for en bloc resection of a large retroperitoneal liposarcoma involving the common iliac artery.
    Surg Today. 2023;53:1320-1324.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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