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    July 2021
  1. JAHANGIRI M, Mani K, Nowell J
    Does minimally invasive coronary artery surgery have prognostic and cost benefits?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)01270.
    PubMed    


  2. JAWITZ OK, Lawton JS, Thibault D, O'Brien S, et al
    Sex Differences in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Techniques: A STS Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)01250.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. CONDELLO I, Santarpino G
    Myocardial Protection Is More Than One Product.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;112:347-348.
    PubMed    


    June 2021
  4. HADAYA J, Sanaiha Y, Tran Z, Downey P, et al
    Timing of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Acute Coronary Syndrome: A National Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)01016.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. BAE J, Ju JW, Lee S, Nam K, et al
    Association between abdominal fat and mortality in patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)01007.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. LOBO FILHO JG, Lobo Filho HG, Pimentel MD
    Composite Graft for Calcified Ascending Aorta in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)00992.
    PubMed    


  7. NAITO S, Demal TJ, Sill B, Reichenspurner H, et al
    Neurological complications in high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)00930.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. VENARDOS N, Reece TB, Cleveland JC Jr, Aftab M, et al
    Training for Multiple Arterial Grafting: A Thoracic Surgery Resident Survey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1901-1907.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. ATOUI R, Ebrahim F, Saroka K, Mireau J, et al
    Influenza Vaccination Blunts the Inflammatory Response in Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1923-1930.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. PEVNI D, Ziv-Baran T, Kramer A, Farkash A, et al
    Is the Use of BITA vs SITA Grafting Safe and Beneficial in Octogenarians?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1998-2003.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. MACK MJ, Fullerton DA, Fann JI
    The Answers You Get Depend on the Questions You Ask: Insights From the Recent EXCEL Trial Controversy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1743-1745.
    PubMed    


  12. MONTGOMERY R, Javorski MJ, Bakaeen F, Tong MZ, et al
    Cardiogenic Shock From an Acute Rupture of an Infectious Saphenous Vein Graft Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e419-e420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  13. FUKUNAGA N
    Toward the safer aortic root replacement in the presence of anomalous origin of coronary artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00904.
    PubMed    


  14. ANDERSON M, Smith D, Kane P, Lee R, et al
    Impella 5.5 Direct Aortic Implant and Explant Techniques.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e373-e375.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. TEMAN NR, Hawkins RB, Charles EJ, Mehaffey JH, et al
    Minimally Invasive vs Open Coronary Surgery: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Cost and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1478-1484.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  16. HUCKABY LV, Sultan I, Ferdinand FD, Mulukutla S, et al
    Matched Analysis of Surgical versus Percutaneous Revascularization for Left Main Coronary Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00755.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. GERRAH R, Haller SJ
    Utilizing the Fourth Dimension for Patient Education in Cardiovascular Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00731.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. USUI R, Mutsuga M, Yoshizumi T, Oshima H, et al
    A surgical case for pregnancy-related spontaneous coronary artery dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00718.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. HICKS GL JR
    To intervene or not intervene?-That is the question. Do new wall motion changes after aortic valve replacement in the presence of an anomalous circumflex coronary artery (ACCA) dictate action?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(21)00698.
    PubMed    


  20. SANDNER SE, Schunkert H, Kastrati A, Milojevic M, et al
    Ticagrelor or aspirin after coronary artery bypass in patients with chronic kidney disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00590.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  21. PALANIAPPAN A, Sellke F
    An Analysis of Medical Malpractice Litigations in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting from 1994-2019.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. MASTROIACOVO G, Pirola S, Pompilio G
    The Importance of Heart Team in Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00583.
    PubMed    


  23. BALDONADO JJR, Greason KL, Crestanello JA, Dearani JA, et al
    Surgical aortic valve replacement in the setting of anomalous circumflex coronary artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00570.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. RATHORE K
    Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass: An extension of Off Pump expertise.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00533.
    PubMed    


  25. SPOONER AJ, Berens PM, Reardon MJ, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, et al
    A Large Mediastinal Mass in a Young Woman: A Case of Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)00515.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. NICOLOSI AC
    Myocardial Infarction in Swine: A Difficult Model for Structural Heart Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)00467.
    PubMed    


  27. EL-FARRA MH, Pham N, Smith J, Kajitani M, et al
    Treatment of Chylothorax following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)00456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. WANG C, Ma WG, Yu Y, Li JX, et al
    New Proximal Anastomosis Technique for Calcified Ascending Aorta in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)00442.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. YONEYAMA F, Imamura M, Kalra R
    Intrinsic coronary stenosis with ventricular dysfunction in Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 4. pii: S0003-4975(21)00429.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. KACHROO P
    Gender based outcomes following surgical revascularization in stable coronary disease patients: Decades later and questions remain.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(21)00419.
    PubMed    


  31. HU X, Jiang W, Li H, Zhou T, et al
    Prosthesis selection for aortic valve replacement with concomitant coronary artery bypass graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00363.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. SIVAKUMAR K, Sagar P
    Post-Bentall Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Due to Coronary Button Dehiscence.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e161-e164.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  33. EULERT-GREHN JJ, Starck C, Kempfert J, Falk V, et al
    ECMELLA 2.0: Single Arterial Access Technique for a Staged Approach in Cardiogenic Shock.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e135-e137.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  34. KYTO V, Sipila J, Tornio A, Rautava P, et al
    Sex-based outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. COHEN JA, Montgomery RA, Zmaili MA, Rampersad P, et al
    Post-Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Septal Rupture Bridged to Heartmate 3 with an Impella 5.5.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00089.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. ZAFRIR B, Leviner DB, Saliba W, Sharoni E, et al
    Prognostic Interplay of Chronic Kidney Disease, Anemia, and Diabetes in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:94-101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. HUANG JH, Pai CC, Li CY
    Cardiogenic Failure Caused by Giant Intrathoracic Liposarcoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e71.
    PubMed    


    December 2020
  38. SHI D, Zhang B, Motamed M, Lee S, et al
    Higher Mortality in Women after Coronary Artery Bypass: Meta-analysis & Bias Analysis of Confounding.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)32171.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. YAMAMOTO T, Mutsuga M, Matsuura A, Miyahara K, et al
    Long-term outcome 10 years after free gastroepiploic artery graft for coronary artery bypass surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)32166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. QUIN JA, Noubani M, Rove JY, Krstacic JE, et al
    Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Transit-Time Flow Measurement: Graft Patency and Clinical Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)32150.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. LAMPRIDIS S, George SJ
    Non-Autologous Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Systematic Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)32119.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. JIANG MX, Blackstone EH, Karamlou T, Ghobrial J, et al
    Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery in Adults.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)32042.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. JABAGI H, Tran D, Glineur D, Rubens FD, et al
    Optimal Configuration for Bypass of the Left Anterior Descending Artery During Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1917-1925.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  44. HARLOFF MT, Papoy AR, Hirji SA, Percy ED, et al
    Aortic Root Replacement to Accommodate Future Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)32018.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. BONILLA-RAMIREZ C, Ibarra C, Binsalamah ZM, Adachi I, et al
    Coronary Artery Anomalies Are Associated with Increased Mortality After Truncus Arteriosus Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(20)31908.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. PREVENTZA O, Critsinelis A, Simpson K, Olive JK, et al
    Sex, Racial, and Ethnic Disparities in US Cardiovascular Trials in More Than 230,000 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)31900.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. ALI HASSAN SM, Palacios CM, Ethier T, Bisleri G, et al
    Improved Safety of Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e449-e450.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. OISHI K, Arai H, Yoshida T, Oi K, et al
    Coronary Ostial Patch Angioplasty With Femoral Artery in Takayasu Arteritis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e427-e430.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  49. FAROOQI K
    A Combination of Imaging Methods Should be Used to Assess Anomalous Coronary Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)31745.
    PubMed    


  50. FERRARIS VA
    Why Is MIDCAB the Least Likely Option for Coronary Revascularization?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 21. pii: S0003-4975(20)31725.
    PubMed    


  51. DOBARIA V, Hadaya J, Sanaiha Y, Aguayo E, et al
    The Pragmatic Impact of Frailty on Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(20)31703.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. WANG Z, Xia L, Li X, Shen J, et al
    Genetic Polymorphisms and Perioperative Bleeding in Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)31697.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. PLOWMAN EK, Chheda N, Anderson A, Allen J, et al
    Vocal Fold Mobility Impairment Following Cardiovascular Surgery: Incidence, Risk Factors and Sequela.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)31696.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. ROYSE AG, Bellomo R, Royse CF, Clarke-Errey S, et al
    Radial Artery versus Bilateral Mammary Composite Y Coronary Artery Grafting: 15-year Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31684.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. ABDULKARIM M, Weld J, Cohen W, Combs P, et al
    Congenitally Abnormal Aortic Valve causing Coronary Obstruction and Cardiac Arrest in Infancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31686.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. SAITO A, Kumamaru H, Miyata H, Motomura N, et al
    Device use for proximal anastomosis on ascending aorta in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 13. pii: S0003-4975(20)31661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. HESS N, Seese L, Sultan I, Mulukutla S, et al
    The Impact of Race on Outcomes of Revascularization for Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 7. pii: S0003-4975(20)31626.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. AYERS B, Wood K, Gosev I, Prasad S, et al
    Predicting Survival After Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation by Using Machine Learning.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1193-1200.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. MASAKI N, Onoki T, Ozawa A, Tanaka T, et al
    Rare Case of Neonatal Cardiac Ischemia Due to Intermittent Aortic Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e295-e297.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  60. RADMAN M, Mastropietro CW, Costello JM, Amula V, et al
    Intermediate Outcomes after Repair of Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 19. pii: S0003-4975(20)31500.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. SHARMA V, Chen K, Alansari SA, Verma B, et al
    Outcomes of early coronary angiography or revascularization after cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31475.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. HADDAD DN, Shipe ME, Absi TS, Danter MR, et al
    Preparing for Bundled Payments: Impact of Complications Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on Costs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)31456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. PANDEY AK, Lee NS, Marsal J, Knowlton KU, et al
    Evaluation of routine coronary angiography prior to pulmonary thromboendarterectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)31458.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. GOBEL N, Tanriverdi S, Nagib R, Franke UFW, et al
    Cardiogenic Shock Due to Leaflet Migration of On-X Aortic Mechanical Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e199-e200.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. FUKUNAGA N, Ribeiro RVP, Lafreniere-Roula M, Manlhiot C, et al
    Left Ventricular Size and Outcomes in Patients With Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Less Than 20.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:863-869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. VAN LINDEN A, Hecker F, Lehmann-Grube J, Arsalan M, et al
    Randomized Trial of 2 Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting Devices-Immunofluorescence Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:897-902.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  67. DEWAN KC, Navale SM, Hirji SA, Koroukian SM, et al
    The Role of Frailty in Failure to Rescue After Cardiovascular Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)31361.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. NAJM HK, Karamlou T, Ahmad M, Hassan S, et al
    Early Outcomes of Trans-Conal Repair of Trans-septal Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from Right Sinus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)31322.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. MASTROIACOVO G, Manganiello S, Pirola S, Tedesco C, et al
    Very long-term outcome of Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 17. pii: S0003-4975(20)31315.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  70. AFFLU DK, Seese L, Sultan I, Gleason T, et al
    Very Early Discharge After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Does Not Impact Readmission or Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31216.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. VERVOORT D, Vinck EE, Tiwari KK, Tapaua N, et al
    Cardiac Surgery and Small Island States: A Bridge Too Far?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(20)31206.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. BIGLER MR, Ueki Y, Otsuka T, Huber AT, et al
    Discrepancy between SPECT and dobutamine FFR in right anomalous coronary artery undergoing unroofing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 21. pii: S0003-4975(20)31183.
    PubMed    


  73. GAUDINO M, Robinson NB
    Why surgical treatment of anomalous coronary arteries is still up for debate.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 19. pii: S0003-4975(20)31169.
    PubMed    


  74. MATTHEWS CR, Millward JB, Faiza Z, Namburi N, et al
    Outcomes of surgical coronary revascularization performed pre-solid abdominal organ transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 8. pii: S0003-4975(20)31109.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. BELLER JP, Chancellor WZ, Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB, et al
    Hospital Variability Drives Inconsistency in Antiplatelet Use After Coronary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:13-19.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. BLANCO HERRERA OR, Torregrosa-Puerta S, Dominguez-Massa C, Guevara-Bonilla A, et al
    Giant Circumflex Aneurysm With Arteriovenous Fistula Surgery Guided by Three-Dimensional Printing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e1-e4.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. FRANZESE I, Giambruno V, Tropea I, Linardi D, et al
    Urgent Surgery for Pituitary Adenoma Bleeding After Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e19-e21.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  78. ZHU Y, Lingala B, Wang H, Woo YJ, et al
    Bilateral vs. Single Internal Mammary Artery Grafts for Coronary Artery Bypass in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)31013.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. MEGNA D, Chikwe J
    Impact of Tricuspid Regurgitation on Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30991.
    PubMed    


  80. SAID SM
    Coronary Artery Bypass for Anomalous Coronary Arteries: Something I will not do.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)30967.
    PubMed    


  81. ZEA-VERA R, Zhang Q, Amin A, Shah RM, et al
    Development of a Risk Score to Predict 90-day Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)30964.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. WOOD A, Eghtesad B, Menon KN, Fares M, et al
    Safety and outcomes of combined liver transplantation and cardiac surgery in cirrhosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)30956.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. YANAGAWA B, Ribeiro R, Lee J, Mazer CD, et al
    Platelet Transfusion in Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(20)30960.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. PARK J, Lee SH, Jeong DS, Lee YT, et al
    Association between beta-Blocker and Outcome of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft: Before and After 1 Year.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)30942.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. TANAKA A, Al-Rstum Z, Zhou N, Hassan M, et al
    Feasibility and Durability of the Modified Cabrol Coronary Artery Reattachment Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)30939.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. HAN JJ, Bojko MM, Duda MM, Iyengar A, et al
    Association among Surgeon Experience, Patient Risk, and Outcomes in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(20)30936.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. GAUDINO M, Ruel M, Obadia JF, De Bonis M, et al
    Methodologic considerations on four cardiovascular interventions trials with contradictory results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)30911.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. NODA M, Takami Y, Amano K, Sakurai Y, et al
    Relation of Fractional Flow Reserve with Transit time Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Flow Measurement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 9. pii: S0003-4975(20)30901.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Long-term Outcomes Following Reoperative Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)30891.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. RAHMOUNI EL IDRISSI K, Chauvette V, Lamarche Y, El-Hamamsy I, et al
    Recurrent Coronary Vasospasm After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)30878.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. HAYWOOD N, Mehaffey JH, Chancellor WZ, Beller JP, et al
    Burden of Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)30769.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. KANAPARTHI J, Kashem MA, Suryapalam M, Zhao H, et al
    Prior and Perioperative Revascularization Does Not Affect Survival in Lung Transplant Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1677-1683.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. SOHN SH, Lee Y, Choi JW, Hwang HY, et al
    Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery In Situ Versus Y-Composite Graftings: Long-term Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1773-1780.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. MASOUDKABIR F, Yavari N, Pashang M, Sadeghian S, et al
    Smoking Cessation After Surgery and Midterm Outcomes of Surgical Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1874-1879.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2020
  95. USEINI D, Strauch J
    High BMI per se is a high cardiovascular risk factor: Is the patient-prosthesis mismatch a big matter after valve-in-valve for aortic stenosis?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)30790.
    PubMed    


  96. FAROOQI KM, Nees SN, Smerling J, Senapathi SH, et al
    Assessment of anomalous coronary arteries by imagers and surgeons: Comparison of imaging modalities.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(20)30742.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. KWON Y, Park SJ, Kim HJ, Kim JB, et al
    Complete Resection of Cardiac Angiosarcoma Invading Right Heart and Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(20)30755.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. SANAIHA Y, Ziaeian B, Antonios JW, Kavianpour B, et al
    Intra-aortic Balloon Pump vs Peripheral Ventricular Assist Device Utilization in the US.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(20)30752.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. TRAN D, Ghoreishi M, Taylor B, Kaczorowski DJ, et al
    Neomedia aortic root repair for type A aortic dissection despite anomalous right coronary artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 20. pii: S0003-4975(20)30738.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. AGUAYO E, Dobaria V, Sareh S, Sanaiha Y, et al
    A National Analysis of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)30735.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Distal Embolic Protection in Impella 5.0 Explantation: Loop and Snare Technique.
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    Dual Coronary Compression: An Exceedingly Rare Complication Secondary to Annuloaortic Ectasia.
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    Percutaneous Management of Coronary Button Kinking After Emergency Aortic Root Replacement.
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    Residual SYNTAX Score after Advanced Hybrid Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Revascularization (Commentary).
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    Profile and Outcomes of Surgical Treatment for Ventricular Septal Rupture in Patients With Shock.
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    September 2019
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    Spontaneous coronary artery dissection and exogenous hormones (Reply).
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    Outcomes of Conventional Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Severely Reduced Ejection Fraction in the Modern Era.
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    Some Further Considerations Regarding Preoperative ECMO for Recovery of End-Organ Function.
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    Acute Coronary Involvement Due To Acute Type A Dissection May Not Always Cause Coronary Malperfusion.
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    Galectin-3 as a Predictor of Long-term Survival after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
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    Aspirin Resistance Incidence and Associations Between Aspirin Effect and Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery.
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    Extracorporeal life support in myocardial infarction-induced cardiogenic shock: Weaning success.
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    Transconal Unroofing of Anomalous Left Main Coronary Artery from Right Sinus with Transeptal Course.
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    The Impact of Preoperative Clopidogrel on Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
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    Incidence, Cost, and Risk Factors for Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)31820.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  201. GAUDINO M, Fremes S, Schwann TA, Tatoulis J, et al
    Technical Aspects of the Use of the Radial Artery in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)31785.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  202. BLOOMINGDALE R, Walters HL 3rd, Mertens A, Ramos R, et al
    Coronary Sinus Stenosis with Right Coronary Artery to Coronary Sinus Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)31790.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  203. WHITLOCK EL, Diaz-Ramirez LG, Smith AK, Boscardin WJ, et al
    Cognitive Change After Cardiac Surgery Versus Cardiac Catheterization: A Population-Based Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)31671.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  204. CHOPRA AM, Ferraris VA
    Stopping Vs Continuing Aspirin Prior to Coronary Artery Surgery for Desensitized Cardiac Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31690.
    PubMed    


  205. KREIBICH M, Bavaria JE, Branchetti E, Brown CR, et al
    Management of patients with coronary artery malperfusion secondary to Type A aortic dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)31643.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  206. GU D, Zhang X, Diao X, Zhao W, et al
    Surgeon-Specific Quality Monitoring System for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)31621.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2018
  207. KAVARANA MN
    Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Coronary Arteries: A Novel Unroofing Technique in an Adult Cohort (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31514.
    PubMed    


  208. VINNAKOTA A, Stewart RD, Najm H, Blackstone EH, et al
    Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Coronary Arteries: A Novel Unroofing Technique in an Adult Cohort.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)31436.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  209. HICKS GL JR
    Intensity of Glycemic Control Affects Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31422.
    PubMed    


  210. YADAVA OP
    Off-Pump versus On-Pump Impact: Diabetic Patient Five-Year Coronary Artery Bypass Clinical Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31423.
    PubMed    


    September 2018
  211. ZHANG J, Ma W, Zhang W, Kong Y, et al
    3-dimensional printed models-guided surgical repair for recurrent coronary artery fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31340.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  212. ROBICH MP, Iribarne A, Leavitt BJ, Malenka DJ, et al
    Intensity of Glycemic Control Affects Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  213. WAGNER TH, Hattler B, Bakaeen FG, Collins JF, et al
    Costs Five Years after Off-Pump or On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31329.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  214. SHROYER ALW, Quin JA, Wagner TH, Carr BM, et al
    Off-Pump versus On-Pump Impact: Diabetic Patient Five-Year Coronary Artery Bypass Clinical Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)31330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  215. FINK N, Nikolsky E, Assali A, Shapira O, et al
    Revascularization Strategies and Survival in Patients with Multi-vessel Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31322.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  216. ALMADDAH NK, Najib K, Shahreyar M, Holden A, et al
    Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Occlusion Due to Concussion by a Bullet.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)31304.
    PubMed    


    August 2018
  217. KEELING B, Hunting J, Leshnower B, Stouffer C, et al
    Salvage Coronary Artery Bypass Predicts Increased Mortality during Aortic Root Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  218. SHIM H, Jeong DS, Kim WS, Park PW, et al
    Impact of Arteriovenous Fistula for Hemodialysis on Clinical Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31141.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  219. BANNAS P, Lenz A, Petersen J, Sinn M, et al
    Normalization of Transvalvular Flow Patterns after Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair: Insights from 4D Flow Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31044.
    PubMed    


    July 2018
  220. JACOB S, Belli EV
    Electric Shock-Induced Coronary Artery Thrombosis and Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)30993.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  221. BAVARIA JE, Tommaso CL, Brindis RG, Carroll JD, et al
    2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: Operator and Institutional Recommendations and Requirements for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American Col
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30979.
    PubMed    


    June 2018
  222. SAID SM
    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30888.
    PubMed    


  223. YUAN X, Li B, Sun H, Yang Y, et al
    Surgical Outcome in Adolescents and Adults with Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from Pulmonary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 18. pii: S0003-4975(18)30850.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  224. MATTIOLI AV, Farinetti A, Manenti A, Roncati L, et al
    Surgery of Moderate Coronary Artery Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30833.
    PubMed    


  225. WEBER DJ, Sheikh AY, Cain BS, LaBourene JI, et al
    Repair of Enlarging Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Two Months After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30826.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  226. ASADA S, Yamagishi M, Nishida K, Okazaki S, et al
    Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery from Aortic Arch Associated with HLHS.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30824.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  227. KITAMURA S
    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)30752.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  228. ROWSE PG, Said SM
    The Need for Multiple Bypass Grafts in Repair of Right Coronary Artery to Coronary Sinus Fistulae.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30733.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2018
  229. WANG SC, Patel H, Scott WW
    Lung Cancer Invading a Coronary Graft: Role of Coronary Intervention and Robotic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)30654.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  230. NG AF, Somberg ED, Shah AR, Mulkay AJ, et al
    Cocaine Related Myocardial Infarction and Ventricular Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 May 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30566.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2018
  231. PAVLOPOULOS D, Hamilos M, Kalogerakos P, Kampitakis E, et al
    Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in a Woman. Surgical Treatment and Angiographic Follow Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30502.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  232. SON KH, Choi CH, Park KY
    Variables Affecting the Heart-Type Fatty Acid Binding Protein Level.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1282.
    PubMed    


    March 2018
  233. ZHOU P, Zhu P, Xiao Z, Lin X, et al
    Meta-analysis of Repeat Revascularization of Off-Pump and On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30408.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  234. RICH JB, Fonner CE, Quader MA, Ailawadi G, et al
    Impact of Regional Collaboration on Quality Improvement and Associated Cost Savings in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30393.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  235. GIAMBRUNO V, Jones P, Khaliel F, Chu MW, et al
    Hybrid Coronary Revascularization Versus On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 20. pii: S0003-4975(17)31519.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  236. DESIMONE JP, Malenka DJ, Weldner PW, Iribarne A, et al
    Coronary Revascularization with Single Versus Bilateral Mammary Arteries: Is It Time to Change?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)30339.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  237. BHATNAGAR P, Bhatnagar S
    Multivessel Total Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Mesocardia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30336.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  238. TRAHANAS JM, Van Boxtel BS, Miller SE, Irobunda C, et al
    Emergent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30335.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  239. FRIGAULT J, Lafreniere-Bessi V, Perron J, Bedard E, et al
    Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery: Masquerading as Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)30324.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  240. BELLER JP, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, LaPar DJ, et al
    Does Preoperative Troponin Level Impact Outcomes following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  241. HOGANSON DM, Cooper DA, Rich KN, Piekarski BL, et al
    Flow Preservation of Umbilical Vein for Autologous Shunt and Cardiovascular Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)30263.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  242. WEHMAN B, Mazzeffi M, Chow R, Watkins AC, et al
    Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Refractory Electrical Storm After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e99-e101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  243. SASIKUMAR D, Menon S, Baruah SD, Dharan BS, et al
    Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From Pulmonary Artery in a Baby With Pulmonary Atresia, Intact Ventricular Septum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e123-e124.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  244. GOTTSCHALK BH, Blankenstein J, Guo L
    Ochronosis of Mitral Valve and Coronary Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30261.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  245. KAWATSU S, Sasaki K, Sakatsume K, Takahara S, et al
    Predictors of Heparin Resistance Prior to Cardiovascular Surgery in Adults.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30255.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  246. FERGUSON TB JR
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:821-822.
    PubMed    


  247. SELVASANDRAN K, Makhoul G, Jaiswal PK, Jurakhan R, et al
    A Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha and Hypoxia-Induced Secretome Therapy for Myocardial Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:715-723.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  248. IRIBARNE A, Westbrook BM, Malenka DJ, Schmoker JD, et al
    Should Diabetes Be a Contraindication to Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:709-714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2018
  249. FERRARIS VA
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30245.
    PubMed    


  250. ZHANG H, Ma X, Zhang Q, Jiao Q, et al
    Arterioplasty in Takayasu's Arteritis with Left Main Coronary Artery Involvement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30137.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  251. SHROYER ALW, Gioia WE, Bishawi M, Wallace AS, et al
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30138.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  252. TECSON KM, Brown D, Choi JW, Feghali G, et al
    Major Adverse Renal and Cardiac Events Following Coronary Angiography and Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30071.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  253. JANUSZEWSKA K, Kehl HG, Malec E
    Single Ostium of the Right and Left Coronary Artery From the Right Pulmonary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e67-e69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  254. SHORE-LESSERSON L, Baker RA, Ferraris VA, Greilich PE, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and The American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology: Clinical Practice Guidelines-Anticoagulation During Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:650-662.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  255. FRASER CD 3RD, Zhou X, Liu RH, Lui C, et al
    Coronary Button Pseudoaneurysms After Aortic Root Replacement in a Child With Loeys-Deitz Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e63-e65.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  256. HWANG HY, Koo BK, Yeom SY, Kim TK, et al
    Endothelial Shear Stress of the Saphenous Vein Composite Graft Based on the Internal Thoracic Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:564-571.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2018
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    Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Abnormal Strain Overestimates Non-Viable Myocardium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)30062.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  258. ELMOUSLY A, Worku B, Gray KD, Salemi A, et al
    Mitral Valve-in-Valve Implantation as an Elective or Rescue Procedure in High Risk Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 27. pii: S0003-4975(18)30056.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  259. YAMAUCHI T, Gon S, Saito M, Asano N, et al
    Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula in Continuity with the Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)30016.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  260. KOMEDA M, Uchiyama H, Nakamura S, Kusunose T, et al
    Epicardial 15-MHz Echocardiography for Effective Repair of Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e41-e43.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  261. BASSANO C, Bovio E, Nardi P, Ruvolo G, et al
    PAS-Port in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:334.
    PubMed    


  262. KARLIOVA I, Fries P, Schmidt J, Schneider U, et al
    Cardiac Computed Tomography as an Imaging Modality in Coronary Anomalies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e15-e17.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  263. ABDELHAMID K, Hullin R, Tozzi P, Roumy A, et al
    Huge Calcified Aneurysm of the Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e35.
    PubMed    


    December 2017
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    Preoperative Scale to Determine All-Cause Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31663.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  265. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Houghtaling PL, Olivares G, et al
    Natural History of Moderate Coronary Artery Stenosis After Surgical Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31203.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  266. STAMP NL, Merry CJ
    Patch Repair of Anomalous Origin of Left Anterior Descending Artery from the Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)31605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  267. PERRIER S, Parker A, Brizard CP, Sheridan B, et al
    Surgical Management of Extensive Perinatal Myocardial Infarction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e435-e437.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  268. UEKI C, Sakaguchi G
    Repeated Coronary Revascularization in the Era of the Heart Team.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2126.
    PubMed    


  269. NISIVACO S, McCrorey M, Krienbring D, Patel B, et al
    Redo Robotic Endoscopic Beating Heart Coronary Bypass (TECAB) After Previous TECAB.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e417-e419.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  270. IRIBARNE A, Goodney PP, Flores AM, DeSimone J, et al
    National Trends and Geographic Variation in Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1902-1907.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  271. VAPORCIYAN AA, Fikfak V, Lineberry MC, Park YS, et al
    Consensus-Derived Coronary Anastomotic Checklist Reveals Significant Variability Among Experts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2087-2092.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  272. ZGHEIB C, Hodges MM, Allukian MW, Xu J, et al
    Cardiac Progenitor Cell Recruitment Drives Fetal Cardiac Regeneration by Enhanced Angiogenesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1968-1975.
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    Continuous Procedural Full-Lung Ventilation During Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1994-2000.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2017
  274. BRESCIA AA, Rankin JS, Cyr DD, Jacobs JP, et al
    Determinants of Variation in Pneumonia Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31111.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  275. POLLOCK BD, Filardo G, da Graca B, Phan TK, et al
    Predicting New-Onset Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Atrial Fibrillation With Existing Risk Scores.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(17)30980.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  276. WANG Y, Zheng X, Liu K
    Surgical Repair of Bland-White-Garland Syndrome With Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e375-e377.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Coronary Dissection Discovered During Ex Vivo Organ Preservation: Avoiding a Fatal Complication.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e383-e384.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Novel Rotational Speed Modulation System Used With Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1488-1495.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  279. LUTHRA S
    Degrees of Belief and the Burden of Proof: The ART Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1441-1444.
    PubMed    


    October 2017
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    Less Is More: Results of a Statewide Analysis of the Impact of Blood Transfusion on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30962.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  281. FRIDMAN MD, Owada CY, Gregory RD, Birnbaum PL, et al
    Off-Pump Double Coronary Artery Bypass in a 14-Year-Old With Kawasaki Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e307-e309.
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    September 2017
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    Impact of Gender on Arterial Revascularization Strategies for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)30951.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  283. FORTIN J, Vaillancourt R, Vigneault L, Laflamme M, et al
    Unusual Cause of Life-Threatening Hemoptysis During Cardiac Operation: Surgical Management Revisited.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e251-e252.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Left Ventricular Unloading by Impella Device Versus Surgical Vent During Extracorporeal Life Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:861-867.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2017
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    Mild to Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Should a Mitral Surgical Procedure be Added to Revascularization?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:372-373.
    PubMed    


    May 2017
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    Mitral-Aortic Intervalvular Fibrosa Pseudoaneurysm Causing Systolic Compression of Left Main Trunk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e461.
    PubMed    


    February 2017
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    Impact of Incomplete Revascularization on Long-Term Outcomes in Octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:687.
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