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    November 2017
  1. KAYAWAKE H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Oda H, Motoyama H, et al
    Complications of Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e363-e365.
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  2. ZAIDI SJ, Adhikari RR, El-Zein C, Siddiqui S, et al
    Acquired Cor Triatriatum Sinister After the Fontan Operation and Successful Resection in a Child.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e385-e387.
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  3. MEHDIRATTA N, Archer M, Stewart M, Dennis B, et al
    Novel Airway and Ventilator Management of Tracheobronchial Disruption After Blunt Trauma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e359-e361.
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  4. ITO E, Miyagawa S, Fukushima S, Yoshikawa Y, et al
    Histone Modification Is Correlated With Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling in Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1531-1539.
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    October 2017
  5. RAEES MA, Mazhar D, Christensen JT, Parra DA, et al
    Bidirectional Inferior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis: Pre-Fontan Interim Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e329-e331.
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  6. LOYALKA P, Montgomery KB, Nguyen TC, Smalling RW, et al
    Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Novel Approach to Treat Paravalvular Leak.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e325-e327.
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  7. HARKY A, Mohammad HA, Garner M, Ali M, et al
    Anomalous Right Internal Thoracic Artery Terminating in the Right Superior Pulmonary Vein.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e323-e324.
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  8. WEAVER H, Farid S, Nashef S, Catarino P, et al
    Use of Intraaortic Balloon Pumps in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e321-e322.
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  9. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Karkos C, Fidanis T, Theofilogiannakos EK, et al
    An Unusual Case of Arterial Embolism in an Adolescent With a Mitral Valve Repair With a Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e315-e317.
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  10. SCHMITTO JD, Hanke JS, Dogan G, Tessmann R, et al
    First Implantation of a Novel Left Ventricular Assist Device: The ReliantHeart aVAD.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e311-e313.
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    September 2017
  11. ROSA B, Machaidze Z, Mencattelli M, Manjila S, et al
    Cardioscopically Guided Beating Heart Surgery: Paravalvular Leak Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1074-1079.
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  12. LIU J, Drak D, Krishnan A, Chen SY, et al
    Left Ventricular Fibrosis and Systolic Hypertension Persist in a Repaired Aortic Coarctation Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:942-949.
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  13. ILLIGENS BM, Casar Berazaluce A, Poutias D, Gasser R, et al
    Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Prevents Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Hypertrophy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:932-939.
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  14. VAHIDKHAH K, Javani S, Abbasi M, Azadani PN, et al
    Blood Stasis on Transcatheter Valve Leaflets and Implications for Valve-in-Valve Leaflet Thrombosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:751-759.
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  15. CHIU P, Edmonson A, Brewer ZE, Woo YJ, et al
    Resection of a Giant Cardiac Lymphovenous Malformation Involving the Right Atrioventricular Groove.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e257-e259.
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  16. FISCHER M, Salehi A, Sopher MJ, Vorobiof G, et al
    Ruptured Papillary Muscles After Chordae-Preserving Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e243-e245.
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    August 2017
  17. DONAHOE L, Vanderlaan R, Thenganatt J, McRae K, et al
    Symptoms Are More Useful Than Echocardiography in Patient Selection for Pulmonary Endarterectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)30699.
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  18. FANNING JP, Walters DL, Wesley AJ, Anstey C, et al
    Intraoperative Cerebral Perfusion Disturbances During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)30656.
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  19. VINNAKOTA A, Stewart R, Pettersson G
    Computed Tomography Better Than Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Resternotomy Risk Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e191.
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  20. LEGRAS A, Azarine A, Poitier B, Messas E, et al
    Systemic Artery to Pulmonary Vein Fistula After Right Upper Lobectomy Demonstrated by 4-Dimensional Flow Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e169-e171.
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  21. COLLI A, Bizzotto E, Manzan E, Besola L, et al
    Patient-Specific Ventricular Access Site Selection for the NeoChord Mitral Valve Repair Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e199-e202.
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  22. BEISSEL DJ, Birnbaum BF, Barnes AP, O'Brien JE, et al
    Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Isolated Right Heart Failure: A Bridge to Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e155-e156.
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  23. YOKOYAMA S, Yonekura T, Nishiwaki N, Taniguchi S, et al
    Coronary Sinus Orifice Atresia After the Fontan Completion: Unique Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e151-e153.
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  24. SAKATA T, Mogi K, Sakurai M, Nomura A, et al
    Rupture of Anterolateral Papillary Muscle Resulting From Small Artery Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e113-e114.
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  25. HRASKA V, Vergnat M, Zartner P, Hart C, et al
    Promising Outcome of Anatomic Correction of Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:650-656.
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    July 2017
  26. GUERRERA F, Renaud S, Schaeffer M, Nigra V, et al
    Low Accuracy of Computed Tomography and Positron Emission Tomography to Detect Lung and Lymph Node Metastases of Colorectal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(17)30671.
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  27. OLIVEIRA RL, Liberman M
    Endosonographic Mediastinal Lymph Node Staging in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:18-21.
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  28. LI H, Gu C
    Off-Pump Semicircular Annuloplasty: Effective Treatment of Concurrent Moderate Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e97-e99.
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  29. WEI LY, Shih JC, Wu ET, Chen SJ, et al
    Surgical Correction for a Neonate With Ebstein's Anomaly Associated With Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e79-e81.
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  30. RUPP S, Thul J, Gummel K, Khalil M, et al
    Surgical-Interventional Hybrid Concept in a Newborn With Borderline Left Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e71-e73.
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  31. DE ROSA R, Schranz D, Zeiher AM, Fichtlscherer S, et al
    Again, Two Melodies in Concert: Transcatheter Double Valve Replacement in Hedinger Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e61-e63.
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  32. SCHNITZER K, Or Z, Sawaed S, Sharoni E, et al
    Rapidly Progressive Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Stenosis Due to Bartonella Species Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e57-e59.
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  33. KESSEL SM, Hawkins RB, Yarboro LT, Ailawadi G, et al
    Total Chordal Sparing Mitral Valve Replacement in Rheumatic Disease: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e47-e48.
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  34. SHEREV D, Azizi K, Azimi NA, Van Nordheim S, et al
    Delayed Management of Partial Aortic Valve Avulsion After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e17-e18.
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  35. BAIRD CW, Kreutzer C, Sanders SP, Borisuk MJ, et al
    Augmentation of Bridging Leaflets in Repair of Atrioventricular Canal Defects.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e101-e103.
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    June 2017
  36. SAGE E, De Wolf J, Puyo P, Bonnette P, et al
    Real-Time Computed Tomography Highlights Pulmonary Parenchymal Evolution During Ex Vivo Lung Reconditioning.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e535-e537.
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  37. KEENAN JB, Rajab TK, Armstrong DG, Khalpey Z, et al
    Real-Time Autofluorescence Imaging to Diagnose LVAD Driveline Infections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e493-e495.
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  38. YUAN P, Cao JL, Huang S, Zhang C, et al
    Sublobar Resection for Pulmonary Aspergilloma: A Safe Alternative to Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1788-1794.
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  39. SANDRELLI L, Petrone G, Sportelli G, Fabbrocini M, et al
    Three Cases of Aneurysmatic Coronary Fistulas Associated With Mitral Valve Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e505-e507.
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    May 2017
  40. GOODWIN M, Nemeh HW, Borgi J, Paone G, et al
    Resolution of Mitral Regurgitation With Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30271.
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  41. PATRICK WL, Mainwaring RD, Reinhartz O, Punn R, et al
    Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries With Anatomy Other Than Pulmonary Atresia/Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30291.
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  42. SASTRE JA, Arnaiz-Garcia ME, Dalmau-Sorli MJ, Arnaiz J, et al
    Diagnosis of Aortic Dissection by a Subtle Wall Thickening in Transesophageal Echocardiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e463-e464.
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  43. KAMIYOSHIHARA M, Ibe T, Kawatani N, Ohsawa F, et al
    Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Helps Identify Muscles for Use in an Empyema Cavity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e457.
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  44. PERRY JC, Williams MR, Shepard S, Bratincsak A, et al
    Intraoperative Three-Dimensional Mapping of Supraventricular Tachycardia in a Young Fontan Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e453-e456.
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  45. HATA H, Sumitomo N, Nakai T, Amano A, et al
    Retrosternal Implantation of the Cardioverter-Defibrillator Lead in an Infant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e449-e451.
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  46. FRASER CD 3RD, Goeddel L, Patel ND, Azoury SC, et al
    Intra-Aortic Missile After Gunshot Wound to Chest: An Interesting Case of Traumatic Cardiac Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e441-e442.
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  47. YAMAMOTO Y, Iino K, Ueda H, No H, et al
    Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in a Patient With Polyarteritis Nodosa.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e431-e433.
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  48. CETRANO E, Polito A, Trezzi M, Carotti A, et al
    Neonatal Repair of Persistent Fifth Aortic Arch Coarctation and Interrupted Fourth Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e475-e477.
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    April 2017
  49. HATTORI A, Matsunaga T, Takamochi K, Oh S, et al
    Importance of Ground Glass Opacity Component in Clinical Stage IA Radiologic Invasive Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30188.
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  50. TAMURA M, Matsumoto I, Saito D, Yoshida S, et al
    Mean Computed Tomography Value to Predict the Tumor Invasiveness in Clinical Stage IA Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30157.
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  51. GUIBERT N, Moreno B, Plat G, Didier A, et al
    Stenting of Complex Malignant Central-Airway Obstruction Guided by a Three-Dimensional Printed Model Of The Airways.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e357-e359.
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  52. TOLEDO S, Grigoryan E, Kirsch J, Savage EB, et al
    Palpitations and a Left Ventricular Mass: An Odd Presentation of Left Dominant Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e327-e329.
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  53. PANG PY, Garwood S, Hashim SW
    Intraoperative Bioprosthetic Valve Dysfunction Causing Severe Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e317-e319.
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    March 2017
  54. TOYOKAWA G, Takada K, Okamoto T, Kawanami S, et al
    Relevance Between Programmed Death Ligand 1 and Radiologic Invasiveness in Pathologic Stage I Lung Adenocarcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31841.
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  55. MAHMOOD F, Knio ZO, Yeh L, Amir R, et al
    Regional Heterogeneity in the Mitral Valve Apparatus in Patients With Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31837.
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  56. SETTEPANI F, Monti L, Antunovic L, Torracca L, et al
    IgG4-Related Aortitis: Multimodality Imaging Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e289.
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  57. NISHIGAWA K, Fukui T, Yamazaki M, Takanashi S, et al
    Ten-Year Experience of Coronary Endarterectomy for the Diffusely Diseased Left Anterior Descending Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:710-716.
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  58. UNAI S, Nguyen ML, Tanaka D, Gorbachuk N, et al
    Clinical Significance of Spontaneous Echo Contrast on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:773-778.
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    February 2017
  59. O'HAIR DP, Bajwa TK, Chetcuti SJ, Deeb GM, et al
    One-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31795.
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  60. MCKENNEY-DRAKE ML, Rodenbeck SD, Bruning RS, Kole A, et al
    Epicardial Adipose Tissue Removal Potentiates Outward Remodeling and Arrests Coronary Atherogenesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31751.
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  61. BENDZSAK A, Oliveira R, Goudie E, Thiffault V, et al
    Evaluation of the Mediastinum: Differentiating Between Stations 4L, 5, and 6 Using EBUS and EUS.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e219-e221.
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  62. SHAIKHREZAI K, Bartnik A, Khorsandi M, Hunter S, et al
    Lead-Sparing Tricuspid Valve Repair Damaged by Pacemaker Lead.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e207-e208.
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  63. GAO F, Chen J, Zeng Q, Lin F, et al
    A Modified and Less Invasive Procedure in Aortic Arch Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e203-e206.
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  64. TARMIZ A, Mgarrech I, Besbes T, Kortas C, et al
    Alien-Shaped Intracardiac Leiomyoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e201.
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  65. FERNANDEZ R, Ratliff A, Crabb D, Waites KB, et al
    Ureaplasma Transmitted From Donor Lungs Is Pathogenic After Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:670-671.
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  66. VITANOVA K, Cleuziou J, Pabst von Ohain J, Burri M, et al
    Recoarctation After Norwood I Procedure for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Impact of Patch Material.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:617-621.
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  67. BRUSE JL, Cervi E, McLeod K, Biglino G, et al
    Looks Do Matter! Aortic Arch Shape After Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Palliation Correlates With Cavopulmonary Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:645-654.
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  68. GULACK BC, Benrashid E, Jaquiss RD, Lodge AJ, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Replacement With a Trifecta Valve Is Associated With Reduced Transvalvular Gradient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:655-662.
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  69. LOUP O, Wustmann K, Martinelli MV, Schwerzmann M, et al
    Failing Systemic Right Ventricles With Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension: Candidates for Ventricular Assist Devices as Destination Therapy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e179-e181.
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  70. SCHREIBER C, Kirnbauer M, Hoellinger R, Seitelberger R, et al
    Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Draining Into the Left Atrium Found During Bypass Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e161-e162.
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  71. BISLERI G, Di Bacco L, Turturiello D, Mazzoletti A, et al
    Improved Outcomes of Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization in Elderly Patients at Long-Term Follow-Up: A Propensity-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:517-525.
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    January 2017
  72. RAHSEPAR AA, Ghasemiesfe A, Sawlani RN, Ferreira Botelho MP, et al
    A Papillary Fibroelastoma Involving Aortic and Pulmonary Valves: Findings on Multimodality Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e73-e75.
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  73. ARNAIZ-GARCIA ME, Gonzalez-Santos JM, Barreiro-Perez M, Lopez-Rodriguez J, et al
    A Mitral Heart Valve Prosthesis Hidden Under Perivalvular Pannus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e91.
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  74. BHAMIDIPATI CM, McCabe JM, Jones TK, Lombardi WL, et al
    Hybrid Management of a Giant Left Main Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e89.
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  75. TRUMELLO C, Denti P, Calabrese MC, Di Giannuario G, et al
    Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling Causing Severe Mitral Regurgitation After Bentall Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e85-e86.
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  76. POLOMSKY M, Koulogiannis KP, Kipperman RM, Cohen BM, et al
    Mitral Valve Replacement With Sapien 3 Transcatheter Valve in Severe Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e57-e59.
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  77. ZORINAS A, Austys D, Janusauskas V, Trakymas M, et al
    Small Intestinal Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Metastasis in the Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e31-e33.
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  78. SALIZZONI S, Marro M, Rovera C, Speziali G, et al
    Off-Pump NeoChord Mitral Valve Repair to Simultaneously Treat Posterior Leaflet Prolapse and Systolic Anterior Motion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e29-e30.
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  79. FUCHIGAMI T, Nishioka M, Akashige T, Higa S, et al
    Off-Pump Atrial Septectomy for Infants With Restrictive Atrial Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e111-e113.
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  80. GAN C, Peng L, Liang Z, Song H, et al
    Percutaneous Perventricular Device Closure of Ventricular Septal Defect: From Incision to Pinhole.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:172-177.
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  81. KELLEY TM JR, Kashem M, Wang H, McCarthy J, et al
    Anterior Leaflet Augmentation With CorMatrix Porcine Extracellular Matrix in Twenty-Five Patients: Unexpected Patch Failures and Histologic Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:114-120.
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  82. RUFFER A, Tischer P, Munch F, Purbojo A, et al
    Comparable Cerebral Blood Flow in Both Hemispheres During Regional Cerebral Perfusion in Infant Aortic Arch Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:178-185.
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  83. SONG S, Fan T, Li B, Liang W, et al
    Minimally Invasive Peratrial Device Closure of Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defect Through a Right Infraaxillary Route: Clinical Experience and Preliminary Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:199-204.
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  84. SIMON BV, Swartz MF, Egan M, Cholette JM, et al
    Use of a Dacron Annular Sparing Versus Limited Transannular Patch With Nominal Pulmonary Annular Expansion in Infants With Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:186-192.
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  85. ARNAOUTAKIS GJ, Blitzer D, Fuller S, Eckhauser AW, et al
    Mechanical Circulatory Support as Bridge to Transplantation for the Failing Single Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:193-197.
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    December 2016
  86. VIAL MR, Khan KA, O'Connell O, Peng SA, et al
    Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration in the Nodal Staging of Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31375.
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  87. WADA H, Hyun H, Kang H, Gravier J, et al
    Intraoperative Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging of Thymus in Preclinical Models.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 10. pii: S0003-4975(16)31302.
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  88. PATEL P, Wada H, Hu HP, Hirohashi K, et al
    First Evaluation of the New Thin Convex Probe Endobronchial Ultrasound Scope: A Human Ex Vivo Lung Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)31274.
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  89. KIM YH, Oh HC, Choi JW, Hwang HY, et al
    No-Touch Saphenous Vein Harvesting May Improve Further the Patency of Saphenous Vein Composite Grafts: Early Outcomes and 1-Year Angiographic Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)31275.
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  90. MATSUKUMA S, Eishi K, Tanigawa K, Miura T, et al
    Afebrile Pannus-Induced Blood Culture-Negative Mechanical Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e511-e513.
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  91. SAID SM, Pislaru S, Kotkar KD, Rihal CS, et al
    Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction After Transcatheter Mitral Valve-in-Ring Implantation: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e495-e497.
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  92. KAZUI T, Zhang A, Greenberg J, Itoh A, et al
    Left Ventricular Assist Device Inflow Angle and Pump Positional Change Over Time Adverse Impact on Left Ventricular Assist Device Function.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1933-1940.
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  93. ORIHASHI K
    Efficient Removal of Retained Intracardiac Air Utilizing Buoyancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e587-e590.
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  94. ORIHASHI K, Miyashita K, Tashiro M, Kihara K, et al
    Avoidance of Coronary Sinus Injury During Retrograde Cardioplegia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e583-e586.
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