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    July 2021
  1. KAMIYA K, Nagatani Y, Matsubayashi Y, Mori Y, et al
    A virtual-reality imaging analysis of the dynamic aortic root anatomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)01249.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  2. FIORELLI A, Messina G, Bove M, Natale G, et al
    Ultrasound for assessment and follow-up of airway stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)01015.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. VIGIL C, Lasso A, Ghosh RM, Pinter C, et al
    Modeling Tool for Rapid Virtual Planning of the Intracardiac Baffle in Double-Outlet Right Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:2078-2083.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  4. SHIBUYA Y, Machida H, Yoshiike S, Suda K, et al
    Pulmonary artery aneurysm diagnosed by dynamic digital chest radiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00886.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. GUTNIK L, Goold E, Madsen J, Clayton F, et al
    Primary Esophageal Angiosarcoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e365-e367.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. HUFTON A, Newman JS, Pupovac SS, Mattia A, et al
    Degenerative Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency in a Patient With a Prior Bentall Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e333-e334.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  7. FELDMAN HA, Luc JGY, Antonoff MB
    Diversity in Education-A Necessary Priority for the Future of CT Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00711.
    PubMed    


  8. BATISTA ARAUJO-FILHO JA, Mayoral M, Zheng J, Tan KS, et al
    CT Radiomic Features for Predicting Resectability and TNM Staging in Thymic Epithelial Tumors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 9. pii: S0003-4975(21)00665.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. JIANG Q, Zhang W, Hu R, Zhu Y, et al
    Outcomes of Surgical Reimplantation for Anomalous Origin of One Pulmonary Artery From the Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1351-1357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. GEOFFRION TR, Lawrence KM, O'Connor MJ, Chen JM, et al
    Off-Pump Explant of a Left Ventricular Assist Device Using a Recovery Plug in a Pediatric Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e291-e293.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. HUANG J, Pan J, Wang Z, Wang D, et al
    BLTx Combined With Cardiac Correction in Treatment of PAH in Puerpera: Is It a Feasible Strategy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e249-e251.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. SALNA M, Beck J, Willey J, Takeda K, et al
    Spinal Cord Infarction During Femoral Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e279-e281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. FERNANDEZ-CARBONELL A, Rodriguez-Guerrero E, Merino-Cejas C, Conejero-Jurado MT, et al
    Predictive Factors for Pulmonary Homograft Dysfunction After Ross Surgery: A 20-Year Follow-up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1338-1344.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. MUTER A, Evans HM, Gauvreau K, Colan S, et al
    Technical Performance Score's Association With Arterial Switch Operation Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1367-1373.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  15. CARDOSO LF, Steffen SP, Dias Gaspar SF, Gaiotto FA, et al
    Recurrent cardiac myxoma treated by heart transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00361.
    PubMed    


  16. REICH H, Svensson LG
    Can a Primary Operator Be Separated From the Team's Success?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:860-861.
    PubMed    


  17. VEEN KM, Yalcin YC, Mokhles MM
    Sufficient Methods for Monitoring Aortic Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1098.
    PubMed    


  18. TOKUDA Y, Fujimoto K, Narita Y, Mutsuga M, et al
    Sutures on the Anterior Mitral Leaflet to Prevent Systolic Anterior Motion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e213-e215.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. MA J, Liu J, Yuan H, Tang Y, et al
    Two-Port Thoracoscopic Myectomy for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy With Three-Dimensional Printing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e165-e168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. SUN D, Schaff HV, Nishimura RA, Geske JB, et al
    Transapical Septal Myectomy for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy With Midventricular Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:836-844.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. PORTER ED, Kelly JL, Fay KA, Hasson RM, et al
    Reducing Unnecessary Chest X-Ray Films After Thoracic Surgery: A Quality Improvement Initiative.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1012-1018.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. BI X, Yang C, Song Y, Yuan J, et al
    Matrix Metalloproteinases Increase Because of Hypoperfusion in Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:915-922.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. FAROUX L, Junquera L, Mohammadi S, Kalavrouziotis D, et al
    Cerebral Embolism After Transcarotid Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Factors Associated With Ipsilateral Ischemic Burden.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:951-957.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. GHANI MOA, Raees MA, Harris GR, Shannon CN, et al
    Reintervention After Infant Aortic Arch Repair Using a Tailored Autologous Pericardial Patch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:973-979.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  25. IBRAHIM M, Spelde AE, Szeto WY, Acker MA, et al
    Clinical and echocardiographic results of AVR in the failing ventricle: do AS and AR differ?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0003-4975(21)00332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. WEININGER G, Mori M, Shang M, Degife E, et al
    Patterns of Surveillance Imaging for Incidentally Detected Ascending Aortic Aneurysms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)00302.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. GREGORIC ID, Poredos P, Jezovnik MK, Ilic M, et al
    Use of Transthoracic Echocardiogram to Detect Left Ventricular Thrombi.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:556-560.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. WILLIAMS FZ, Clampitt-Holsenbeck A, Lopilato A, Nazari R, et al
    Successful Surgical Management of Aortic Arch Thrombosis in the Neonate.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e105-e108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. REYES G, Monguio E, Gomez-Marino M, Gomez-Tello V, et al
    Trifecta Bioprosthesis Sudden-Onset Three-Leaflet Detachment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e127-e128.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  30. ISOMURA T, Hirota M, Yoshida M, Yamagishi S, et al
    The growth potential and patency of free right internal thoracic arteries verified by CT angiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00094.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. ADKINSON BC, Akkineni S, Villamizar NR, Donna EE, et al
    Computed Tomography during Bronchoscopic Lung Splinting for Atelectasis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jan 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)00030.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  32. RIPLEY RT, Palivela N, Groth SS, Choi EA, et al
    Diagnostic Laparoscopy Improves Staging of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma with Routine PET Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)32035.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  33. MATSUBARA T, Tagawa T, Toyokawa G, Kamitani T, et al
    Radiological features of resected lung adenocarcinoma with epithelial-mesenchymal transition.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)32016.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. GANGADHARAN S, Sarkaria I, Rice D, Murthy S, et al
    Multi-Institutional Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Intraoperative Molecular Imaging of Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 19. pii: S0003-4975(20)31931.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. NEDADUR R, Tsang W, Ouzounian M
    4D Echocardiography: Getting to the root of the matter.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(20)31926.
    PubMed    


  36. MALIK M, Dzian A, Skalicanova M, Hamada L, et al
    Chest ultrasound can reduce the use of X-ray in postoperative care after thoracic surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(20)31882.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. SAKAGUCHI T, Hiraoka A, Ryomoto M, Sekiya N, et al
    Papillary muscle reorientation for systolic anterior motion after mitral valve repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)31864.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. ZWISCHENBERGER BA, Williams AR, Koweek LM
    Rethinking aortic root replacement with anomalous left coronary after computed tomographic angiogram.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)31850.
    PubMed    


  39. KAWAGO K, Yoshida Y, Shiraiwa S, Honda Y, et al
    Pitfalls of Retrograde Cardioplegia Cannulation: Left Atrium Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e381-e384.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. TAKAMATSU M, Kamohara K, Sato M, Koga Y, et al
    Effect of Noncompacted Myocardial Resection on Isolated Left Ventricular Noncompaction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e387-e389.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. MAI X, Reyentovich A, Norcliffe-Kaufmann L, Moazami N, et al
    A Review of the Complex Landscape of Stroke in Left Ventricular Assist Device Trials.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1762-1773.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. CARVAJAL HG, Canter MW, Abarbanell AM, Eghtesady P, et al
    Does Ascending Aorta Size Affect Norwood Outcomes in Hypoplastic Left Heart With Aortic Atresia?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1651-1658.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  43. NAKAZAWA S, Hanawa R, Nagashima T, Shimizu K, et al
    Segmentectomy Guided by 3D Images Reconstructed from Non-enhanced Computed Tomography Data.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31829.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. NEMEH H, Coba V, Chulkov M, Gupta A, et al
    Lung Transplantation for the Treatment of Vaping Induced, Irreversible, End Stage Lung Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 29. pii: S0003-4975(20)31826.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. 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    


  46. FERGUSON BD, Jones GD, Skovgard M, Molena D, et al
    Is routine chest radiography necessary after endobronchial ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 20. pii: S0003-4975(20)31716.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. 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


  48. LEHR EJ, Petrescu OM
    Asymptomatic, but not always benign - new insights into severe mitral regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)31657.
    PubMed    


  49. CHAUDHARY O, Baribeau Y, Urits I, Sharkey A, et al
    Use of Erector Spinae Plane Block in Thoracic Surgery Leads to Rapid Recovery From Anesthesia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1153-1159.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. OPACIC D, Efimenko N, Paluszkiewicz L, Savichev D, et al
    Intra-atrial Neomitral Ring Creation in the Presence of Severe Mitral Annulus Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e343-e345.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. JAMLI M, Cherif T, Ajmi N, Besbes T, et al
    Surgical Management and Outcomes of Cardiac and Great Vessels Echinococcosis: A 16-Year Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1333-1338.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. YONGUE C, Lopez DC, Soltesz EG, Roselli EE, et al
    Durability and Performance of 2,298 Trifecta Aortic Valve Prostheses: A Propensity-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 1. pii: S0003-4975(20)31553.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  53. CHOI J, Chung H, Lee A, Kim JL, et al
    Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound in selecting superficial esophageal cancers for Endoscopic resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)31526.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. KEELING B, Beckerman Z, Wei J, Binongo J, et al
    Benchmarking Outcomes: Reoperation for Aortic Valve Patient Prosthesis Mismatch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)31531.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. HUNG-LEUNG WONG R, Yang F, Fujikawa T, Chi-Sang Wong M, et al
    Pocket-size mobile echocardiographic screening of thoracic aortic aneurysm in hypertensive patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 19. pii: S0003-4975(20)31503.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. 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


  57. 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


  58. CALDERON-ROJAS R, Greason KL, King KS, Luis SA, et al
    Outcomes of tricuspid valve operation at the time of pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)31457.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. IKONOMIDIS JS
    Underestimation of CT Surgery "Burnout".
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 2. pii: S0003-4975(20)31440.
    PubMed    


  60. HO DY, Katcoff H, Griffis HM, Mercer-Rosa L, et al
    Left Valvar Morphology Is Associated With Late Regurgitation in Atrioventricular Canal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:969-978.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. OU-YANG WB, Qureshi S, Ge JB, Hu SS, et al
    Multicenter Comparison of Percutaneous and Surgical Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Large RVOT.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:980-987.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. 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


  63. IMAMURA T, Narang N, Nitta D, Fujino T, et al
    HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device Cannula Position and Hemocompatibility-Related Adverse Events.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:911-917.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. LAPENNA E, Nisi T, Ruggeri S, Trumello C, et al
    Edge-to-Edge Mitral Repair Associated With Septal Myectomy in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:783-789.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. KAGAWA H, Aranda-Michel E, Kormos RL, Keebler M, et al
    Aortic Insufficiency After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Predictors and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:836-843.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  66. MOLINA JC, Goudie E, Pollock C, Menezes V, et al
    Balloon Dilation for Endosonographic Staging in Esophageal Cancer - A Phase 1 Clinical Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)31359.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. SZECEL D, Eurlings R, Rega F, Verbrugghe P, et al
    Perceval sutureless aortic valve implantation: mid-term outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)31360.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. DAVID TE
    The length of the neochords for correction of mitral valve leaflet prolapse.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 21. pii: S0003-4975(20)31338.
    PubMed    


  69. JIANG Z, Tang M, Liu H, Ma N, et al
    Minimally invasive surgery for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy with mitral regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(20)31320.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. HU X, Jiang W, Li H, Yan G, et al
    Timing of valve repair for asymptomatic mitral regurgitation and preserved left ventricular function.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)31306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. KATAHIRA S, Sugimura Y, Akhyari P, Lichtenberg A, et al
    Valve-sparing root replacement without cusp repair for regurgitant quadricuspid aortic valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)31281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. FANG K, Shu C, Luo M, Li M, et al
    First-in-Human Implantation of Gutter-Free Design Chimney Stent Graft for Aortic Arch Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:664-669.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. CHOI PS, Nam HH, Lasso A, Herz C, et al
    Three-Dimensional Modeling of Surgically Implanted Stent-Based Valves in the Mitral Position in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:670-675.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. BEUTE TJ, Goehler M, Parker J, Boeve T, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes of Mosaic Versus Perimount Mitral Replacements: 17-Year Follow-Up of 940 Implants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:508-515.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  75. BARGAGNA M, Trumello C, Sala A, Blasio A, et al
    Left Circumflex Artery Injury after Mitral Valve Surgery: an algorithm management proposal.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. CHEN YW, Lai PS, Lin CW, Huang PM, et al
    Cryptococcosis mimicking recurrent neoplasm at the staple line on follow-up computed tomography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(20)31173.
    PubMed    


  77. MAKHDOM F, Hage A, Manian U, Ginty O, et al
    Echocardiographic Method to Determine the Length of Neochordae Reconstruction for Mitral Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 19. pii: S0003-4975(20)31184.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. 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    


  79. YU PSY, Chu CM, Lau RWH, Ng CSH, et al
    Hybrid Theatre Facilitates Lung-Preserving Multimodal Treatment for Multiple Pulmonary Metastases.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(20)31144.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. ZHU Y, Imbrie-Moore AM, Park MH, Paulsen MJ, et al
    Ex Vivo Analysis of a Porcine Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Aneurysm Disease Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)31122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. WALLEN TJ, Pelaez A, Chandrashekaran S, Emtiazjoo AM, et al
    Successful Preoperative Optimization for Lung Transplantation with Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 8. pii: S0003-4975(20)31110.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. GO P, Parekh K, Nakamura Y, Keech J, et al
    Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm in a Child.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e77.
    PubMed    


  83. LIANG TM, Martinez JJ, Jessen ME, Wait MA, et al
    Percutaneous Aspiration for Septic Thrombi in Burn Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e5-e7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  84. WEISMANN CG, Grell BS, Odermarsky M, Mellander M, et al
    Echocardiographic predictors of recoarctation following surgical repair - a Swedish national study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 30. pii: S0003-4975(20)31030.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. VEENSTRA J, Khalid T, Stewart KC, Valji A, et al
    Automatic referral of potential thoracic malignancies detected on CT scan.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(20)30980.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. XIA X, Shao F, Hu F, He Y, et al
    (99m)Tc-dextran Lymphoscintigraphy SPECT/CT unveil the hidden leakage site in recurrent chylothoraxes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jun 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)30864.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. ZHIGALOV K, Weymann A
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1949-1950.
    PubMed    


  88. SCHNITTGER I, Boyd JH, Tremmel JA
    A Step Back in the Diagnosis and Management of Myocardial Bridging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1950.
    PubMed    


  89. D'ONOFRIO A, Cibin G, Caraffa R, Rubino M, et al
    A New and Unexpected Complication After Arch Stent Grafting for Residual Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e429-e430.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. SONG MK, Kim NY, Bae EJ, Kim GB, et al
    Long-term Follow-up of Epicardial Pacing and Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Children With Congenital Heart Block.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1913-1920.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. 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


  92. KOUCHOUKOS NT, Masetti P, Stamou SC, Kulik A, et al
    Outcomes After Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction With a Tube Graft for Annular Erosion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1820-1825.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2020
  93. FABRE O, Rebet O, Hysi I
    Right-to-left interatrial shunt in COVID-19 patients with pulmonary embolism.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)30786.
    PubMed    


  94. 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


  95. FABRE O, Durand F, Hysi I
    A Novel CT-scan tool for patient selection in minithoracotomy aortic replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 12. pii: S0003-4975(20)30709.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. HATOUM H, Dasi LP, Thourani VH
    Surgical Aortic Valve Sizing: Imagine the Benefits of Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 6. pii: S0003-4975(20)30696.
    PubMed    


  97. WURCEL AG, Boll G, Burke D, Khetarpal R, et al
    Impact of Substance Use Disorder on Midterm Mortality After Valve Surgery for Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1426-1432.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. SPIGEL ZA, Qureshi AM, Morris SA, Mery CM, et al
    Right Ventricle-Dependent Coronary Circulation: Location of Obstruction Is Associated With Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1480-1487.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. ZHANG J, Ma W, Kong Y
    Acute Commissural Rupture in a Giant Aortic Root Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e321-e323.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  100. AUDO A, Bonato V, Cavozza C, Maj G, et al
    Acute Pulmonary Embolism in SARS-CoV-2 Infection Treated with Surgical Embolectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)30616.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. DEEB GM, Popma JJ, Chetcuti SJ, Yakubov SJ, et al
    Computed Tomography Annular Dimensions: A Novel Method to Compare Prosthetic Valve Hemodynamics.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(20)30512.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. PUSKAS JD
    OPCAB: It Matters How You Do It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:1119.
    PubMed    


  103. CHAN JL, Miller JG, Zhou Y, Robey PG, et al
    Intramyocardial Bone Marrow Stem Cells in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgical Revascularization.
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    Computed Tomography-Assessed Skeletal Muscle Mass as a Predictor of Outcomes in Lung Cancer Surgery.
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    Safe and effective ultrasound-guided myectomy and mitral valve repair for HCM.
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    An Unexpected Risk Factor for Early Structural Deterioration of Biological Aortic Valve Prostheses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31039.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  303. GLEASON TG, Schindler JT, Hagberg RC, Deeb GM, et al
    Subclavian/Axillary Access for Self-Expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Renders Equivalent Outcomes as Transfemoral.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31042.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2017
  304. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  305. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  306. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  307. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  308. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  309. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  310. LIU YW, Tsai DL, Hung JY, Wu CC, et al
    Intrathoracic Rhabdomyosarcoma With Mediastinal Shift.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e349.
    PubMed    


  311. KADIROGULLARI E, Onan B, Guler S, Erkanli K, et al
    Perforation of the Anterior Mitral Leaflet After Aortic Valve Replacement With Root Enlargement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e345-e346.
    PubMed    


    September 2017
  312. MAVROMATIS K, Thourani VH, Stebbins A, Vemulapalli S, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Aortic Stenosis and Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)30801.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Cardioscopically Guided Beating Heart Surgery: Paravalvular Leak Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1074-1079.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  314. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  315. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  316. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  317. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  318. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  319. LAGUNA G, Blanco M, Fernandez-Collantes A, Carrascal Y, et al
    Isolated Infective Endocarditis of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract and Multiple Septic Embolisms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e285.
    PubMed    


  320. OHIRA S, Yaku H
    Carotid Doppler Before Aortic Valve Replacement and Perioperative Management.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1096-1097.
    PubMed    


    August 2017
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    Intraoperative Cerebral Perfusion Disturbances During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)30656.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2017
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    Heart Failure Caused by Misdiagnosed Subaortic Stenosis in Adulthood: Lesson for Daily Practice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e91.
    PubMed    


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    Intraventricular Septal Echinococcosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e89.
    PubMed    


  324. KATAYAMA K, Takahashi S, Sueda T
    Rupture of a Metastatic Uterine Leiomyosarcoma Invading the Right Atrium Causing Cardiac Tamponade.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e83.
    PubMed    


  325. THOURANI VH, Borger MA, Holmes D, Maniar H, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1-15.
    PubMed    


    June 2017
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    Thymoma in the Middle Mediastinum With Blood Supply From the Left Main Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e561.
    PubMed    


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    Primary Coiling of the Left Ventricle in Hypoplastic Left Heart With Ventriculo-Coronary Connections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e559.
    PubMed    


  328. TAMURA T
    Transesophageal Echocardiograms of a Left Atrial Rhabdomyosarcoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e555.
    PubMed    


  329. STULAK JM, Abou El Ela A, Pagani FD
    Implantation of a Durable Left Ventricular Assist Device: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1687-1692.
    PubMed    


    May 2017
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    Resolution of Mitral Regurgitation With Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30271.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries With Anatomy Other Than Pulmonary Atresia/Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)30291.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


    April 2017
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    Late Consequences of a Much Earlier Decision.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e375.
    PubMed    


  334. REMADI JP, Abdallah L, Tribouilloy C
    Huge Cardiac Myxoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e373.
    PubMed    


  335. ESTEVEZ-LOUREIRO R, Benito-Gonzalez T, Cuellas C, Perez de Prado A, et al
    Late Left Coronary Artery Compromise After Corevalve Implantation: Insights From Instant Free Ratio Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e371.
    PubMed    


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    Completely Thrombosed Tricuspid Pouch Mimicking a Cardiac Tumor.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e369.
    PubMed    


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