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    December 2017
  1. REDONDO A, Lopez-Menendez J, Miguelena J, Varela L, et al
    When not to perform isolated tricuspid valve surgery? Our long-term experience in tricuspid valve replacement in highly symptomatic patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 12. pii: 4734975. doi: 10.1093.
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  2. NISHINO S, Watanabe N, Furukawa K, Shibata Y, et al
    A challenging case of aortic valve commissure detachment with fibrous strand ruptures mimicking infective endocarditis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 12. pii: 4734974. doi: 10.1093.
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  3. CHOI JW, Jang MJ, Kim KH, Hwang HY, et al
    Repair versus replacement for the surgical correction of tricuspid regurgitation: a meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 8. pii: 4711181. doi: 10.1093.
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  4. WAMALA I, Saeed M, Ghelani SJ, Gauvreau K, et al
    A leaflet plication clip is an effective surgical template for mitral valve foldoplasty.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Dec 6. pii: 4683717. doi: 10.1093.
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    November 2017
  5. FUJITA B, Ensminger S, Bauer T, Mollmann H, et al
    Trends in practice and outcomes from 2011 to 2015 for surgical aortic valve replacement: an update from the German Aortic Valve Registry on 42 776 patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 27. pii: 4668759. doi: 10.1093.
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  6. PERROTTA S, Frojd V, Lepore V, Schersten H, et al
    Surgical treatment for isolated mitral valve endocarditis: a 16-year single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 27. pii: 4662956. doi: 10.1093.
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  7. VERGNAT M, Asfour B, Arenz C, Suchowerskyj P, et al
    Corrigendum to: 'Contemporary results of aortic valve repair for congenital disease: lessons for management and staged strategy' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017;52(3):581-587].
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 24. pii: 4658822. doi: 10.1093.
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  8. RENNER J, Lorenzen U, Borzikowsky C, Schoeneich F, et al
    Unilateral pulmonary oedema after minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: a single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: 4654780. doi: 10.1093.
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  9. STRAUCH J, Wendt D, Diegeler A, Heimeshoff M, et al
    Balloon-expandable transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation with or without predilation of the aortic valve: results of a multicentre registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 22. pii: 4652926. doi: 10.1093.
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  10. CHOI JW, Kim KH, Chang HW, Jang MJ, et al
    Long-term results of annuloplasty in trivial-to-mild functional tricuspid regurgitation during mitral valve replacement: should we perform annuloplasty on the tricuspid valve or leave it alone?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 21. pii: 4644511. doi: 10.1093.
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  11. KANEKO T, Shekar P, Ivkovic V, Longford NT, et al
    Should the dilated ascending aorta be repaired at the time of bicuspid aortic valve replacement?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Nov 14. doi: 10.1093.
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    October 2017
  12. IIDA Y, Shimura K, Akiyama S, Sawa S, et al
    Treatment of prosthetic valve endocarditis by aortic valve neocuspidization using bovine pericardium.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 31. doi: 10.1093.
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  13. GEROSA G, D'Onofrio A, Besola L, Colli A, et al
    Transoesophageal echo-guided mitral valve repair using the Harpoon system.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 30. doi: 10.1093.
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  14. BARBATO L, Musso P, Marra S, Comoglio C, et al
    Woman in black: the cardiac ochronosis with severe aortic valve stenosis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 28. doi: 10.1093.
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  15. PIRELLI L, Scheinerman JS, Brinster DR, Patel NC, et al
    Transinnominate approach for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: single-centre experience of minimally invasive alternative access.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 18. doi: 10.1093.
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  16. MO Y, Van Camp G, Di Gioia G, Barbato E, et al
    Aortic valve replacement improves survival in severe aortic stenosis with gradient-area mismatch.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Oct 13. doi: 10.1093.
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  17. FALK V, Baumgartner H, Bax JJ, De Bonis M, et al
    2017 ESC/EACTS Guidelines for the management of valvular heart disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:616-664.
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  18. PADALINO MA, Frigo AC, Comisso M, Kostolny M, et al
    Early and late outcomes after surgical repair of congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis: a European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association multicentric study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:789-797.
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  19. LIO A, Miceli A, Ferrarini M, Glauber M, et al
    Mitral valve repair using a prosthetic ring with chordal sizing system: a modified technique in the presence of myxomatous leaflets.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:820-822.
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  20. GELPI G, Romagnoni C, Romitelli P, Vismara R, et al
    MitraClip removal: surgical techniques to preserve native mitral valve leaflets.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:818-819.
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    September 2017
  21. FIORE A, Piscitelli M, Bergoend E, Couetil JP, et al
    Spontaneous mechanical rupture of a papillary muscle effectively resolved by mitral valve repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  22. MASSEY JNR, Suvarna SK, Krawczyk K, Hunter S, et al
    Spindle cell sarcoma of the mitral valve: a rare indication for mitral valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  23. QURESHI SH, Boulemden A, Szafranek A, Vohra H, et al
    Meta-analysis of sutureless technology versus standard aortic valve replacement and transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 12. doi: 10.1093.
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  24. GOZDEK M, Raffa GM, Suwalski P, Kolodziejczak M, et al
    Comparative performance of transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation versus conventional surgical redo aortic valve replacement in patients with degenerated aortic valve bioprostheses: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 8. doi: 10.1093.
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  25. HAN FY, Reyes KG, Bleiweis MS
    Managing extensive mitral valve and ventricular septal injuries secondary to penetrating trauma.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Sep 7. doi: 10.1093.
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  26. CHAMBERS JB, Prendergast B, Iung B, Rosenhek R, et al
    Standards defining a 'Heart Valve Centre': ESC Working Group on Valvular Heart Disease and European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Viewpoint.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:418-424.
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  27. TWEDDELL JS
    Are complex aortic valve repairs a real alternative to replacement in children?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:588-589.
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  28. VERGNAT M, Asfour B, Arenz C, Suchowerskyj P, et al
    Contemporary results of aortic valve repair for congenital disease: lessons for management and staged strategy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:581-587.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    August 2017
  29. ANTUNES MJ, Rodriguez-Palomares J, Prendergast B, De Bonis M, et al
    Management of tricuspid valve regurgitation: Position statement of the European Society of Cardiology Working Groups of Cardiovascular Surgery and Valvular Heart Disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 21. doi: 10.1093.
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  30. SCHILLER W, Barnewold L, Kazmaier T, Beckmann A, et al
    The German Aortic Valve Score II.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. doi: 10.1093.
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  31. FOLLIGUET T, Laurent N, Bertram M, Zannis K, et al
    Transcarotid transcatheter aortic valve implantation: multicentre experience in France.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 4. doi: 10.1093.
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    July 2017
  32. EL SABBAGH A, Eleid MF, Foley TA, Al-Hijji MA, et al
    Direct transatrial implantation of balloon-expandable valve for mitral stenosis with severe annular calcifications: early experience and lessons learned.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  33. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C, Sablayrolles JL
    Delayed prosthesis malposition after transcatheter aortic valve implantation causing coronaries obstruction.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 25. doi: 10.1093.
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  34. D'ONOFRIO A, Salizzoni S, Filippini C, Agrifoglio M, et al
    Transapical aortic valve replacement is a safe option in patients with poor left ventricular ejection fraction: results from the Italian Transcatheter Balloon-Expandable Registry (ITER).
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 20. doi: 10.1093.
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  35. AUENSEN A, Hussain AI, Garratt AM, Gullestad LL, et al
    Patient-reported outcomes after referral for possible valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 18. doi: 10.1093.
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  36. MUTSUGA M, Narita Y, Oshima H, Usui A, et al
    Virtual angioscopy with multidetector computed tomography for the diagnosis of pannus formation in mechanical aortic valves.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 17. doi: 10.1093.
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  37. VOSS S, Nobauer C, Lange R, Bleiziffer S, et al
    Cerebral protection during transcatheter aortic valve implantation in an extreme high-risk patient.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 14. doi: 10.1093.
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  38. COLLI A, Bizzotto E, Pittarello D, Gerosa G, et al
    Beating heart mitral valve repair with neochordae implantation: real-time monitoring of haemodynamic recovery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jul 13. doi: 10.1093.
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  39. THOURANI VH, Borger MA, Holmes D, Maniar H, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial on transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;52:1-13.
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    June 2017
  40. LENOIR M, Pontailler M, Gaudin R, Gerelli S, et al
    Outcomes of palliative right ventricle to pulmonary artery connection for pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defectdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jun 15. doi: 10.1093.
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  41. BREGA C, Zakkar M, Lansac E
    Aortic valve cord mimicking fibroelastoma.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jun 14. doi: 10.1093.
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  42. DIEGELER A
    The truth is hidden in the details - Comment on an observational study on transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in intermediate-risks patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:1035-1036.
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  43. BARILI F, Freemantle N, Folliguet T, Muneretto C, et al
    The flaws in the detail of an observational study on transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in intermediate-risks patients.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:1031-1035.
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    May 2017
  44. CARREL T
    Mid- to long-term results following aortic valve replacement using the Mitroflow xeno-pericardial bioprosthesis: somewhat different views from 2 high-volume institutions.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 11. doi: 10.1093.
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  45. KLAUTZ RJM, Kappetein AP, Lange R, Dagenais F, et al
    Safety, effectiveness and haemodynamic performance of a new stented aortic valve bioprosthesisdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 4. doi: 10.1093.
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  46. CAROTTI A
    Does morphological vessel analysis address pulmonary vascular physiology in patients with pulmonary atresia, ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 May 2. doi: 10.1093.
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    April 2017
  47. LAUFER G, Haverich A, Andreas M, Mohr FW, et al
    Long-term outcomes of a rapid deployment aortic valve: data up to 5 yearsdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  48. LOOTENS L, Verbeke J, Martens T, Philipsen T, et al
    Ten-year results of aortic valve replacement with first-generation Mitroflow bioprosthesis: is early degeneration a structural or a technical issue?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. doi: 10.1093.
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  49. LAUSBERG HF, Gryszkiewicz R, Kuetting M, Baumgaertner M, et al
    Catheter-based tricuspid valve replacement: first experimental data of a newly designed bileaflet stent graft prosthesisdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 18. doi: 10.1093.
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  50. SALHIYYAH K, Kattach H, Ashoub A, Patrick D, et al
    Mitral valve replacement in severely calcified mitral valve annulus: a 10-year experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 11. doi: 10.1093.
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  51. DE BONIS M, Lapenna E, Del Forno B, Di Sanzo S, et al
    Minimally invasive or conventional edge-to-edge repair for severe mitral regurgitation due to bileaflet prolapse in Barlow's disease: does the surgical approach have an impact on the long-term results?dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 11. doi: 10.1093.
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  52. GIRDAUSKAS E, Geist L, Disha K, Kazakbaev I, et al
    Genetic abnormalities in bicuspid aortic valve root phenotype: preliminary resultsdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 6. doi: 10.1093.
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  53. MARTIN E, Del Nido PJ, Nathan M
    Technical performance scores are predictors of midterm mortality and reinterventions following congenital mitral valve repairdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Apr 6. doi: 10.1093.
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  54. DE BONIS M, Lapenna E, Buzzatti N, La Canna G, et al
    Corrigendum to 'Optimal results immediately after MitraClip therapy or surgical edge-to-edge repair for functional mitral regurgitation: are they really stable at 4 years?' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2016;50:488-494]dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:807.
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  55. KASHIYAMA N, Toda K, Nakamura T, Miyagawa S, et al
    Evaluation of right ventricular function using liver stiffness in patients with left ventricular assist device.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:715-721.
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  56. GRUBITZSCH H, Zobel S, Christ T, Holinski S, et al
    Redo procedures for degenerated stentless aortic xenografts and the role of valve-in-valve transcatheter techniques.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:653-659.
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  57. SZALAY Z, Papantchev V, Walther T
    Aortic root aneurysm extending into the arch as a rare complication of Kawasaki disease: surgical management.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:799-801.
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  58. TANAKA A, Afaq S, Atay S, Estrera A, et al
    Redo aortic root replacement reutilizing 22-year patent modified Cabrol grafts.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:794-796.
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  59. ANDRESEN B, Mishra V, Lewandowska M, Andersen JG, et al
    In-hospital cost comparison between percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation and surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:747-753.
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  60. OBADIA JF, Basillais N, Armoiry X, Grinberg D, et al
    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: the edge-to-edge secures the correction of the systolic anterior motion.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:638-643.
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    March 2017
  61. JIA Q, Cen J, Zhuang J, Zhong X, et al
    Significant survival advantage of high pulmonary vein index and the presence of native pulmonary artery in pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries: results from preoperative computed tomography ang
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 28. doi: 10.1093.
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  62. BONAROS N, Petzina R, Cocchieri R, Jagielak D, et al
    Transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation as a first-line choice or as a last resort? An analysis based on the ROUTE registrydagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 28. doi: 10.1093.
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  63. PETERSS S, Mansour AM, Zafar MA, Thombre K, et al
    Elective surgery for ascending aortic aneurysm in the elderly: should there be an age cut-off?dagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 23. doi: 10.1093.
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  64. ITO T, Maekawa A, Hoshino S, Hayashi Y, et al
    Three-port (one incision plus two-port) endoscopic mitral valve surgery without robotic assistancedagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 17. doi: 10.1093.
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  65. FRANKEN LC, Admiraal M, Verrall CE, Zannino D, et al
    Improved long-term outcomes in double-inlet left ventricle and tricuspid atresia with transposed great arteries: systemic outflow tract obstruction present at birth defines long-term outcome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 4. doi: 10.1093.
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  66. HOYER A, Lehmann S, Mende M, Noack T, et al
    Custodiol versus cold Calafiore for elective cardiac arrest in isolated aortic valve replacement: a propensity-matched analysis of 7263 patientsdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 3. doi: 10.1093.
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  67. BABLIAK OD, Mykychak YB, Motrechko OO, Yemets IM, et al
    Surgical treatment of pulmonary atresia with major aortopulmonary collateral arteries in 83 consecutive patientsdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Mar 2. doi: 10.1093.
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  68. ROSE D, Sissons M, Zacharias J
    A large aortic valve vegetation: an unusual case of non-bacterial thrombotic (marantic) endocarditis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:603-604.
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    February 2017
  69. TOMSIC A, Schneider AW, Palmen M, van Brakel TJ, et al
    Extensive infective endocarditis of the aortic root and the aortic-mitral continuity: a mitral valve sparing approachdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 23. doi: 10.1093.
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  70. NGUYEN TC, Terwelp MD, Thourani VH, Zhao Y, et al
    Clinical trends in surgical, minimally invasive and transcatheter aortic valve replacementdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 20. doi: 10.1093.
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  71. WANG Y, Jiang W, Liu J, Li G, et al
    Early surgery versus conventional treatment for asymptomatic severe aortic regurgitation with normal ejection fraction and left ventricular dilatation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 17. doi: 10.1093.
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  72. PECHA S, Castro L, Gosau N, Linder M, et al
    Evaluation of tricuspid valve regurgitation following laser lead extractiondagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 15. doi: 10.1093.
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  73. ONORATI F, Gatti G, Perrotti A, Mariscalco G, et al
    Impact of failed mitral valve repair on hospital outcome of redo mitral valve proceduresdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 13. doi: 10.1093.
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  74. SKOV SN, Ropcke DM, Tjornild MJ, Ilkjaer C, et al
    Semi-rigid mitral annuloplasty rings improve myocardial stress adaptation compared to rigid rings: insights from in vitro and in vivo experimental evaluationdagger.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 8. doi: 10.1093.
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  75. BORGERMANN J, Holzhey DM, Thielmann M, Girdauskas E, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation using the ACURATE TA system: 1-year outcomes and comparison of 500 patients from the SAVI registries.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 8. doi: 10.1093.
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  76. JEFKINS MJ, Atoui R
    Complete dehiscence and embolization of tricuspid valve annuloplasty ring into left pulmonary artery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Feb 6. doi: 10.1093.
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  77. OHIRA S, Miyata H, Doi K, Motomura N, et al
    Risk model of aortic valve replacement after cardiovascular surgery based on a National Japanese Database.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:347-353.
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  78. LANGHAMMER B, Huber C, Windecker S, Carrel T, et al
    Surgical antegrade transcatheter mitral valve implantation for symptomatic mitral valve disease and heavily calcified annulus.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:382-384.
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  79. CONZELMANN LO, Mehlhorn U, Schmitt C, Schymik G, et al
    Coronary obstruction after valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation: salvage with stent in the left main stem.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:396.
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  80. STANGER O, Grabherr M, Gahl B, Longnus S, et al
    Thrombocytopaenia after aortic valve replacement with stented, stentless and sutureless bioprostheses.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:340-346.
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    January 2017
  81. VALE NC, Abecasis J, Ribeiras R, Abecasis M, et al
    Late postoperative sutureless aortic valve distortion.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jan 24. pii: ezw431. doi: 10.1093.
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  82. VAHIDKHAH K, Barakat M, Abbasi M, Javani S, et al
    Valve thrombosis following transcatheter aortic valve replacement: significance of blood stasis on the leaflets.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Jan 17. pii: ezw407. doi: 10.1093.
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  83. POKORNY S, Huenges K, Hansen JH, Schadow Y, et al
    Off-pump mitral valved stent implantation: comparison of apical and subannular fixation techniques.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:112-118.
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  84. GIRDAUSKAS E, Owais T, Fey B, Kuntze F, et al
    Subannular perforation of left ventricular outflow tract associated with transcatheter valve implantation: pathophysiological background and clinical implications.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:91-96.
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  85. SUGIURA J, Murayama H, Okada N
    Right ventricular centripetal plication: an aggressive right ventricular exclusion technique.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:182-183.
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  86. BOUABDALLAOUI N, Demondion P, Lebreton G, Leprince P, et al
    Fungal native pulmonary valve endocarditis: facing both medical and surgical challenges.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:184-185.
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  87. YOUSSEFI P, Jahangiri M
    Removing the bicuspid source of aortopathy prevents further dilatation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;51:193.
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    December 2016
  88. MIHOS CG, Yucel E, Santana O
    The role of papillary muscle approximation in mitral valve repair for the treatment of secondary mitral regurgitation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Dec 30. pii: ezw384. doi: 10.1093.
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  89. CARNERO-ALCAZAR M, Maroto LC, Cobiella-Carnicer J, Vilacosta I, et al
    Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in moderate and high-risk patients: a meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Dec 22. pii: ezw388. doi: 10.1093.
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    October 2016
  90. CONZELMANN LO, Mehlhorn U, Schmitt C, Schymik G, et al
    Coronary obstruction after valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation: salvage with stent in the left main stem.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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  91. BECHTEL M, Schlomicher M, Moustafine V, Strauch JT, et al
    Rapid deployment aortic valve replacement in the setting of concomitant mitral valve procedures.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016.
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