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    July 2021
  1. SCHAFERS HJ
    Suture Aortic Annuloplasty - A Stable Solution?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)01237.
    PubMed    


  2. JAHANGIRI M
    Assessment and reporting of aortic valve repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)01236.
    PubMed    


  3. LONGI F, Orelaru F, Clemence J Jr, Naeem A, et al
    Outcomes of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Thoracic Aorta (4.0-4.5cm) after Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)01070.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. HOLST T, Petersen J, Sinning C, Reichenspurner H, et al
    Aortic Valve Repair in Annular Dilatation: External Versus Internal Suture Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)01172.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. JABAGI H, Chan V, Ruel M, Mesana TG, et al
    Aortic valve repair decreases risks of VRE in AI at 10 years: a propensity score-matched analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 3. pii: S0003-4975(21)01165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  6. ROWE G, Gill G, Trento A, Emerson D, et al
    Robotic mitral valve repair following failed transcatheter edge-to-edge repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(21)01082.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. GIRIDHARA P, Poonia A, Kumar DS, Krishnamoorthy KM, et al
    Outflow Ventricular Septal Defect with Aortic Regurgitation: Optimal timing of Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(21)01072.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. GILLINOV AM, Burns DJ, Suri RM
    Mitral Valve Repair: A Blend of Art and Science.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(21)01044.
    PubMed    


  9. EMERSON D, Chikwe J
    Mitral Valve Replacement: Still a Durable Option.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(21)01041.
    PubMed    


  10. USHIJIMA T, Kimura S, Shiose A
    Implantability of the MITRIS RESILIA mitral valve: a first-in-human case report.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)01038.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. DEUTSCH C, Bramlage K, Bramlage P
    "Mitral valve replacement: time for a patient-level meta-analysis?"
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 12. pii: S0003-4975(21)01014.
    PubMed    


  12. GERDISCH MW, Downey RS, Stavridis GT, Wei LM, et al
    Multiple Valve Repair Facilitated by Aortic Ring Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)00995.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. PIROLA S, Mastroiacovo G, Arlati FG, Mostardini G, et al
    Single Center Five Years' Experience of Ozaki Procedure: Midterm Follow-up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1937-1943.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. BRESCIA AA, Bolling SF
    Tricuspid Repair: Put a Ring on It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:2010-2011.
    PubMed    


  15. REICH H, Ramzy D
    Sutureless and Rapid Deployment Valves: How Many Years of Survival is an 18-minute Reduction in Cross-Clamp Time Worth?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1891-1892.
    PubMed    


  16. HABERTHEUER A, Gleason TG, Kilic A, Schindler J, et al
    Outcomes of Current-Generation Transfemoral Balloon-Expandable Versus Self-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1968-1974.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. PIROLA S, Mastroiacovo G, Bisleri G, Polvani G, et al
    Ozaki Procedure: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1763-1769.
    PubMed    


  18. SUN D, Schaff HV, Gersh BJ, Borlaug BA, et al
    Nonobstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in a Patient With Mitral Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e429-e432.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. NGUYEN A, Schaff HV, Ommen SR, Gersh BJ, et al
    Late Health Status of Patients Undergoing Myectomy for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1867-1875.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  20. GILLINOV AM, Burns DJP, Suri RM
    The Rules of Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 31. pii: S0003-4975(21)00925.
    PubMed    


  21. FRANKEL WC, Weiss AJ
    Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Insufficiency: Just Do It!
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 31. pii: S0003-4975(21)00924.
    PubMed    


  22. MITREV Z, Risteski P, Todorovska M, Pavlovik M, et al
    Aortic valve neocuspidisation using xenologous pericardium versus bioprosthetic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 25. pii: S0003-4975(21)00895.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. MUTSUGA M, Narita Y, Tokuda Y, Uchida W, et al
    Predictors of failure of mitral valve repair using artificial chordae.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 19. pii: S0003-4975(21)00864.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. PASRIJA C, Quinn RW, Gammie JS
    Developing and Evaluating a Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Animal Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 7. pii: S0003-4975(21)00850.
    PubMed    


  25. BLITZER D, Nguyen S, Bacha E, LaPar DJ, et al
    Aortic Valve Neocuspidization In a Pulmonary Autograft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 4. pii: S0003-4975(21)00817.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. TABATA M, Morimura H, Nakanaga H
    Double leaflet technique for mitral regurgitation with the small or tethered posterior leaflet.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)00765.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. NAPPI F
    The Ross Operation: A Present for the Future.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1742.
    PubMed    


  28. IMAMURA T, Narang N
    Methodology to Assess Severity and Impact of Aortic Insufficiency During Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1741.
    PubMed    


  29. MORI M, Geirsson A
    Age Is Just a Number - Selection at Play in TAVR for Nonagenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1528-1529.
    PubMed    


  30. TSAI FC, Li HY, Chou AH, Huang HC, et al
    Modified Implant Technique of Perceval Sutureless Valve in Congenital Type 0 Bicuspid Valve Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e369-e371.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. 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


  32. MUTSUGA M, Tokuda Y, Fujimoto K, Terazawa S, et al
    Surgery for Anomalous Papillary Muscle Directly Into the Anterior Mitral Leaflet.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1512-1518.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  33. GRANDINETTI M, Bruno P, Farina P, Pasquini A, et al
    Bicuspidized De Vega for functional tricuspid valve regurgitation: "De-Kay repair".
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00750.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. LEVINER DB, Friedman T, Zafrir B, Arazi M, et al
    Mid-term Results of Isolated Tricuspid Valve Replacement - Implications for Clinical Decision Making.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 25. pii: S0003-4975(21)00742.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. BUSTAMANTE-MUNGUIRA J, Alvarez P, Romero B, Munoz C, et al
    Impact of tricuspid regurgitation severity and repair on aortic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 25. pii: S0003-4975(21)00739.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. RYAN CT, Almousa A, Zea-Vera R, Chang MQ, et al
    Outcomes of Aortic Valve Replacement for Chronic Aortic Insufficiency: Analysis of the STS Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 25. pii: S0003-4975(21)00730.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. SINGH S, DiGiacomo JC, Angus LDG
    "It Will Work": The Story of Nina Starr Braunwald and the First Successful Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00723.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. PAHWA S, Stephens EH, Daly RC, Arghami A, et al
    Mitral Valve Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00736.
    PubMed    


  39. RAHMOUNI K, Deng M, Gharibeh L, Elmistekawy E, et al
    Systematic Approach to the Calcified Mitral Valve Apparatus at Time of Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00747.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. LEE S, McConnell P, Cua CL
    Cylinder Mitral Valve Creates Normalized Ventricular Flow Patterns.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00746.
    PubMed    


  41. SOHN SH, Kim KH, Kang Y, Kim JS, et al
    Recovery from Conduction Abnormalities after Aortic Valve Replacement using Edwards Intuity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00740.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. PATTAKOS G
    Tricuspid Valve Replacement - The Road Less Travelled.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00737.
    PubMed    


  43. KOFIDIS T, Gaudino M
    Mitral valve repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation: the jury is still out.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00738.
    PubMed    


  44. VENARDOS N, Gergen AK, Jarrett M, Weyant MJ, et al
    Warfarin Induces Calcification of the Aortic Valve via ERK1/2 and beta-Catenin Signaling.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00726.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. ANSELMI A, Aymami M, Tomasi J, Chabanne C, et al
    DURABILITY OF MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT WITH A 3(RD) GENERATION BIOPROSTHESIS.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00724.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. HIROTA M, Suezawa T, Kawabata T, Kuroko Y, et al
    Papillary-ventricular complex tugging for ischemic/functional mitral regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00710.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. KYTO V, Gunn J
    Safety of mechanical and biological aortic valve prostheses in older patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00707.
    PubMed    


  48. 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    


  49. SUGITANI Y, Muneuchi J, Watanabe M, Matsuoka R, et al
    Late adverse events in patients with pulmonary atresia intact ventricular septum after valvuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(21)00694.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. LU H, Muller O, Kirsch M
    Neurovascular complications in transcatheter aortic valve replacement using the transcarotid access.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)00653.
    PubMed    


  51. WITTEN JC, Tan CD, Rodriguez ER, Shrestha NK, et al
    Invasive Aortic Valve Endocarditis: Clinical and Tissue Findings from a Prospective Investigation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)00651.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. RAJAB TK, Kwon JH, Gerry B
    Aortic Valve Replacement in Neonates: An Unsolved Problem with Limited Quality of Evidence.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)00657.
    PubMed    


  53. GAMMIE JS, Grayburn PA, Quinn RW, Hung J, et al
    Quantitating Mitral Regurgitation in Clinical Trials: The Need for a Uniform Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 7. pii: S0003-4975(21)00652.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. RUSSO M, Di Mauro M, Saitto G, Lio A, et al
    Beating vs Arrested Heart Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery: Long-term Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)00649.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. SAEDI S
    Isolated Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm Is Associated With Pulmonary Valve Leaflet Anomalies: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1407-1408.
    PubMed    


  56. RADERMECKER MA, Tchana-Sato V, Stiennon L
    Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm Coexisting With Dysplastic Pulmonary Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1407.
    PubMed    


  57. ROSELLI EE
    Bicuspid Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1232-1233.
    PubMed    


  58. 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


  59. DAHLBACKA S, Laakso T, Kinnunen EM, Moriyama N, et al
    Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch Worsens Long-Term Survival: Insights From the FinnValve Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1284-1290.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  60. PATLOLLA SH, Schaff HV, Bagameri G, Dearani JA, et al
    Natural history and outcomes of non-replaced aortic sinuses in patients with bicuspid aortic valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 31. pii: S0003-4975(21)00562.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. LAM KY, Reardon MJ, Yakubov SJ, Modine T, et al
    Surgical sutureless and sutured aortic valve replacement in low-risk patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00574.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. FADEL M, Varghese S, Awad G, Wippermann J, et al
    Novel Surgical Technique to Prevent Left Ventricular Rupture After Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00572.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. 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


  64. HIRJI S, Trager L, Harloff M, Yazdchi F, et al
    Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes in Non-TAVR Centers - Implications to Tier-Based Systems of Care.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00555.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. SONG L, Tao L
    Two-sewing-ring technique for a self-assembled aortic valve conduit to the annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00547.
    PubMed    


  66. MANNACIO VA, Mannacio L, Antignano A, Mauro C, et al
    NEW ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS VERSUS WARFARIN IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFTER EARLY POST-OPERATIVE PERIOD IN PATIENTS WITH BIOPROSTHETIC AORTIC VALVE.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)00521.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. TSAI FC
    Not every aortic stenosis should go for transcatheter aortic valve implant (TAVI) first after low risk trials.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)00531.
    PubMed    


  68. BOUGIOUKAKIS P, Urbanski PP
    How to fix a self-assembled aortic valve conduit to the annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 15. pii: S0003-4975(21)00511.
    PubMed    


  69. WEI S, Ren T, Zhang L, He X, et al
    Thoracoscopic-assisted Repair of Perivalvular Leakage of Prosthetic Mitral Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 15. pii: S0003-4975(21)00514.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. PATLOLLA SH, Schaff HV, Greason KL, Pochettino A, et al
    Early right ventricular reverse remodeling predicts survival after isolated tricuspid valve surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 9. pii: S0003-4975(21)00445.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C
    Ischemic mitral regurgitation animal models: going from the whole to the part or viceversa?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)00469.
    PubMed    


  72. JIA B, Zhang H, Huang J
    Another choice for aortic valve disease in pediatric patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)00464.
    PubMed    


  73. INOUE T, Satsu T, Kitayama H
    Giant ascending aortic aneurysm and pulmonary arteriovenous malformation in the left upper lung lobe.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)00439.
    PubMed    


  74. MISTIRIAN AA, Yates MT, Lawrence DR
    An alternative and safe technique to tie down a biological aortic valve in small aortic roots.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. 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


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


  77. STEPHENS EH, Dearani JA
    The Tricuspid Valve in Single-Ventricle Patients: Forgotten, Unforgivable, and Indispensable.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:994-995.
    PubMed    


  78. KIRKER E, Jones BM
    The Benefits of Transcarotid Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: When will we stop being so surprised?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)00339.
    PubMed    


  79. LUCIANI GB, Davide de Manna N, Segreto A, Lanzoni L, et al
    Scalloped Freehand Pulmonary Homograft for Prosthetic Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)00351.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. VANSTRAELEN S, Vandenbrande J, Yilmaz A
    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Transaortic Myectomy for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e217-e218.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. 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


  82. ABDELSATTAR ZM, Elsisy MF, Schaff H, Stulak J, et al
    Comparative Effectiveness of Mechanical Valves and Homografts in Complex Aortic Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:793-799.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. NAJM HK, Karamlou T, Ahmad M
    Combined Aortic and Mitral Annular Enlargement With Fibrous Skeleton Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e177-e180.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. 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


  85. 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


  86. 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


  87. NISSEN AP, Miller CC 3rd, Thourani VH, Woo YJ, et al
    Less Invasive Mitral Surgery Versus Conventional Sternotomy Stratified by Mitral Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:819-827.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. MOSCARELLI M, Fattouch K, Speziale G
    Tailor-Made Aortic Root Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1097-1098.
    PubMed    


  89. 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


  90. FEINS EN, Chavez M, Callahan R, Del Nido PJ, et al
    Experience and Outcomes of Surgically Implanted Melody Valve in the Pulmonary Position.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:966-972.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  91. KONSTANTINOV IE, Buratto E, d'Udekem Y
    Annuloplasty for aortic regurgitation in univentricular heart on ventricular assist support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00337.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. KINDZELSKI B, Mick SL, Krishnaswamy A, Kapadia SR, et al
    Evolution of Alternative Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S0003-4975(21)00336.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. WANG Y, Hu X
    Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in mitral annular calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 20. pii: S0003-4975(21)00309.
    PubMed    


  94. 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


  95. MACHII Y, Sezai A, Taoka M, Osaka S, et al
    Native valve attachment to the prosthetic valve 2.5 years after the 3(rd) tricuspid valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)00296.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. MORI M, Geirsson A
    Trading the proximal risk for the distal payout in annular enlargement with aortic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 16. pii: S0003-4975(21)00290.
    PubMed    


  97. ZHAN Y, Weintraub A
    Is Transcarotid Really Better Than Transaxillary Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)00274.
    PubMed    


  98. DAYAN V, Garcia-Villarreal OA, Escobar A, Ferrari J, et al
    The Latin American Association of Cardiac and Endovascular Surgery Statement regarding the recently released 2020 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)00270.
    PubMed    


  99. CHENG Z
    Comment on Evaluation of right heart function in patients undergoing tricuspid valve replacement surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 10. pii: S0003-4975(21)00259.
    PubMed    


  100. DENG XS, Meng X, Fullerton D, Stone M, et al
    Complement up-regulates Runx-2 to induce pro-fibrogenic change in aortic valve interstitial cells.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00169.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. KAINUMA S, Mitsuno M, Toda K, Miyagawa S, et al
    Surgical Ablation Concomitant with Non-mitral valve surgery for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00183.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. DEJA MA, Malinowski M, Widenka K, Stozynski N, et al
    Repair or Replacement for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: Results from Polish National Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)00173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. EMANI SM
    Single Ventricle With Atrioventricular Valve Regurgitation-Ongoing Challenges.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:670-671.
    PubMed    


  104. ROSELLI EE, Deeb GM, Sade RM
    Should Patients With Opioid Addiction Have a Second Valve Replacement for Endocarditis?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:401-406.
    PubMed    


  105. EDELMAN JJ, Badhwar V, Larbalestier R, Yadav P, et al
    Contemporary Surgical and Transcatheter Management of Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:390-397.
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  230. MICHLER RE
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  240. KIM RW
    A simplified approach to bicuspidization of the unicuspid aortic valve.
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    Defining the limits of valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement for degenerated Freestyle bioprosthesis.
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    May 2020
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    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?
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    Surgery for Mitral Valve Papillary Muscle Rupture: Implications of Replacement versus Repair.
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    Tricuspid annuloplasty rings: A quantitative comparison of size, non-planar shape, and stiffness.
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    Repair of the mitral valve has better long-term outcomes than replacement.
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    March 2020
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    A DIFFERENT VIEW OF ROBOTIC CRYOABLATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION COMBINED WITH MITRAL VALVE SURGERY.
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    Should the Ross procedure be considered in infective aortic valve endocarditis?
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    Minimal access versus sternotomy for complex mitral valve repair: A meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31259.
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    Outcomes of Guideline-Directed Concomitant Annuloplasty for Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31260.
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    Minimally Invasive Non-Resectional Mitral Valve Repair can be Performed with Excellent Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)31253.
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    Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair Restores Life Expectancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)31236.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Results of left ventricular reconstruction with and without mitral valve surgery.
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    Durability of Mitral Valve Bioprostheses: A meta-analysis of long-term follow-up studies.
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    Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Ascending Aorta Secondary to Embolized Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 24. pii: S0003-4975(19)31220.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    The Choice of Treatment in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation with Reduced Left Ventricular Function.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Valve-in-Ring Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement After Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31215.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Isolated Tricuspid Aortic Valve Repair with Double Annuloplasty: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31208.
    PubMed    


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    Cusp Nadir Relocation by Root Remodeling in Unicuspid Aortic Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)31205.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Aortic Atherosclerosis Burden on Outcomes of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31084.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Rapid and successful replacement of aortic valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31076.
    PubMed    


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    The Effect of Hospital Market Competition on the Adoption of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31069.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Comparison of Two Strategies for Aortic Valve-sparing Root Replacement.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement Using the Remodeling Technique With Aortic Annuloplasty: Bicuspid Valves With Repair of Specific Lesion Sets: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:324-333.
    PubMed    


  433. MICHLER RE
    Learning From Controversy: Management of Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation at the Time of CABG.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:321-323.
    PubMed    


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    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Vs Surgical Replacement of Failing Stented Aortic Biological Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:424-430.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Retrospective Comparison of the Supported and Unsupported Bovine Jugular Vein Conduit in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:567-573.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Early Insight Into In Vivo Recellularization of Cell-Free Allogenic Heart Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:581-589.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Algorithm for Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e129-e132.
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    In Search of the Ideal Valve: Optimizing Genetic Modifications to Prevent Bioprosthetic Degeneration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:624-635.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  439. ADACHI O, Suzuki T, Yoshioka I, Takahashi G, et al
    Concomitant Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement With Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e99-e101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  440. SCHAEFER AK, Andreas M, Werner P, Sassi CG, et al
    Excessive Pannus Overgrowth on the Aortic Side of Trifecta Valve Causing Severe Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e87-e89.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
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    Coronary injury in mitral and aortic valve surgery: a case series using optical coherence tomography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)31054.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  442. POLLARI F, Fischlein T, Pfeiffer S
    Need of pacemaker after aortic valve replacement: is removal of calcifications the key?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)31058.
    PubMed    


  443. PANDIS D, Anyanwu AC
    Is late left ventricle remodeling after repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation worse in women? (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31049.
    PubMed    


  444. HUI DS
    Effect of Pulmonary Hypertension on Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31047.
    PubMed    


  445. KIM DJ, Lee S, Joo HC, Lee H, et al
    Effect of Pulmonary Hypertension on Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)31043.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  446. COSTA ACBA
    Long Term Performance of Fresh Autologous Pericardium for Mitral Valve Leaflet Repair (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31015.
    PubMed    


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    Long Term Performance of Fresh Autologous Pericardium for Mitral Valve Leaflet Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)30997.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  448. JALAVA MP, Laakso T, Virtanen M, Niemela M, et al
    Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Recent Acute Heart Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)30995.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  449. ZHAN Y, Kawabori M, Lofftus S, Cobey F, et al
    Right Transaxillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using the "Flip-n-flex" Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30931.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  450. AMER MR, Mosleh W, Joshi S, Mather JF, et al
    Comparative Outcomes of Transcarotid and Trans-subclavian Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30926.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  451. WEI LM, Rankin JS, Badhwar V
    "Discipline" mitral valve in Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30922.
    PubMed    


  452. CAKIR H, Yurekli I, Donmez K, Kestelli M, et al
    Property of Tricuspid Leaflets in Ventriculoarterial Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:313.
    PubMed    


  453. KATRIEN F, Thierry B
    Hemi-Senning as an Alternative to Hemi-Mustard in Double Discordance With Small Right Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e21-e23.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  454. RAJBANSHI BG, Rajbhandari N, Pradhan S, Karki A, et al
    Submitral Aneurysm: An Unusual Aneurysm of the Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e11-e13.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  455. COLLINS RT 2ND, Mainwaring RD, MacMillen KL, Hanley FL, et al
    Outcomes of Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction in Williams Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:146-153.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
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    Type A aortic dissection in patients with bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)30910.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  457. JAHANGIRI M
    Type A aortic dissection in patients with bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)30912.
    PubMed    


  458. HARMEL E, Pausch J, Gross T, Petersen J, et al
    Standardized subannular repair improves outcomes in type IIIB Functional Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30890.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  459. ZHIGALOV K, Khokhlunov M, Szczechowicz M, Mashhour A, et al
    Right Anterior Minithoracotomy for Endocarditis Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30870.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  460. WU FY, Mondal A, Del Nido PJ, Gauvreau K, et al
    Long-term Surgical Prognosis of Primary Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30859.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Minimally Invasive Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair using Geometric Ring Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30856.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  462. LOWERY DR, Richardson R, Alfirevic A
    Transesophageal Imaging of a Left Atrial Appendage to Left Ventricle Shunt.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30863.
    PubMed    


  463. BALKHY HH, Kitahara H
    First Human Totally Endoscopic Robotic Assisted Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)30858.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Characterizing Risks Associated with Mitral Annular Calcification in Mitral Valve Replacement.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  465. NICOLO' F, Montalto A, Musto C, Comisso M, et al
    Percutaneous Aortic Valve Closure in Patient With L-VAD and Dilated Aortic Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30839.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  466. OLIVE JK, Alnajar A, Gnanashanmugam S, Lamelas J, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Alkaptonuria-Associated Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30731.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Repair of Aortic Valve Insufficiency and Ascending Aortic Aneurysm using Geometric Ring Annuloplasty.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  468. SHIBATA T, Takahashi Y, Fujii H, Morisaki A, et al
    Malleable tin plate exposure system for minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Cardiopulmonary Bypass Before Anesthesia Induction In A Case Of Ruptured Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(19)30721.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
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    Safe and effective ultrasound-guided myectomy and mitral valve repair for HCM.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)30714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  471. NAPPI F, Gambardella I
    Combined Replacement and Subvalvular Repair for Functional Mitral Regurgitation. The New Frontier?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)30707.
    PubMed    


  472. TROOBOFF SW, Iribarne A
    Long-term hospital readmissions after surgical versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)30712.
    PubMed    


  473. KYTO V, Myllykangas ME, Sipila J, Niiranen TJ, et al
    Long-term outcomes with mechanical versus biological aortic valve prosthesis in patients >70 years.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  474. NAKAYAMA Y, Shinkawa T, Matsumura G, Hoki R, et al
    Late neo-aortic valve regurgitation long after arterial switch operation.
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  475. NELSON JS, Maul TM, Wearden PD, Pasquali SK, et al
    National practice patterns and early outcomes of aortic valve replacement in children and teens.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  476. BAVARIA JE, Assi R
    Transcarotid Versus Transapical and Transaortic Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


  477. ANTUNES MJ
    Outcomes following rheumatic mitral valve repair in children (Commentary).
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    Outcomes following rheumatic mitral valve repair in children.
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    "Discipline" mitral valve in Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30602.
    PubMed    


  480. CAKIR H, Yurekli I, Durmaz H, Asar K, et al
    Necessity of New Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1587.
    PubMed    


  481. GUALIS J, Benito-Gonzalez T, Martinez-Comendador JM, Martin E, et al
    Internal Banding to Reduce Paravalvular Leaks for Open Transcatheter Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e365-e367.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  482. YOKAWA K, Ikeno Y, Koda Y, Henmi S, et al
    Valve-Sparing Root Replacement in Elderly Patients With Annuloaortic Ectasia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1342-1347.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  483. KILIC A, Sultan I, Navid F, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Trifecta Aortic Bioprosthesis: Midterm Results in 1,953 Patients From a Single Center.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1356-1362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  484. GIL-JAURENA JM, Perez-Caballero R, Pita A, Pardo C, et al
    Upper Ministernotomy for Pulmonary Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e305-e306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
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    Is late left ventricle remodeling after repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation worse in women?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30599.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  486. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Lee JS, et al
    Long-term hospital readmissions after surgical versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30589.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  487. LEVACK MM, Kapadia SR, Soltesz EG, Gillinov AM, et al
    Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Permanent Pacemaker Implantation after Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30564.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  488. RIVERA CA, Lopez Rodriguez FJ, Arnaiz Garcia ME, Arevalo Abascal RA, et al
    Survival after mitral valve replacement for leaflet escape in a contemporary On-X mechanical valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30574.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  489. TREZZI M
    Measurement of residual collateral flow in pulmonary atresia and major aortopulmonary collaterals (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30580.
    PubMed    


  490. ANAYA J, Moonsamy P, Sepucha KR, Axtell A, et al
    Pilot Study of a Patient Decision Aid for Valve Choices in Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30553.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    2019 AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: A Proposal to Optimize Care for Patients With Valvular Heart Disease: A Joint Report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, American Socie
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    PubMed    


  492. COLLI A
    Ex vivo biomechanical study of apical versus papillary neochord anchoring for mitral regurgitation (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


  493. YOUSSEFI P, Zacek P, Debauchez M, Lansac E, et al
    Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement using the Remodeling Technique with Aortic Annuloplasty: Tricuspid Valves with Repair of Specific Lesion Sets: How I Teach It.
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    PubMed    


  494. HAMANDI M, Smith RL, Ryan WH, Grayburn PA, et al
    Outcomes of Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery Have Improved in the Modern Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30432.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  495. MALINOWSKI M, Timek TA
    Ovine Devega Annuloplasty (Reply).
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    PubMed    


  496. QUINA-RODRIGUES C, Marinho B, Pissarra D, Bettencourt N, et al
    Giant Non-dissecting Ascending Aortic Aneurysm in a Pauci-symptomatic Young Man.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30433.
    PubMed    


  497. MOSCARELLI M, Nasso G, Speziale G
    Reply.
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  498. JANSON JT, Pecoraro A
    Reinventing the Saphenous Vein: Reconstructing the Anterior Mitral Leaflet With a Saphenous Vein.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e287-e289.
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  499. KAKU Y, Segurola RJ Jr, Rego A, McCarthy PM, et al
    Alternative Implantation Technique for Rapid Deployment Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e291-e292.
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  500. TSUBOTA H, Sakaguchi G, Arai Y, Iida J, et al
    Large Coronary Sinus Hematoma Resembling Thrombus in the Left Atrium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e281-e282.
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  501. AJAM F, Patel S, Asgarian K, Sealove B, et al
    Cannulation of the Femoral Arterial Bypass Cannula Allows Completion of TAVR in Unstable Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e297-e299.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  502. NOLTE DA, Larsen BT, Sobonya RE, Al-Amoodi MA, et al
    Recurrent Intracardiac Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e285.
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  503. KHALIQUE Z, Hatipoglu S, Rosendahl U, Mohiaddin R, et al
    Unusual Complicated Fungal Endocarditis in a Patient With Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e269-e271.
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    Acute Type A Dissection 18 Years After a Ross Operation: The Old Prejudice.
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    Successful Conservative Management of a Large Splenic Abscess Secondary to Infective Endocarditis.
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  506. NAPPI F
    Minimally Invasive Approach for Complex Mitral Disease: Time to Choose the Lesser of Evils?
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    Invited Commentary.
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    Late Onset Valve Dislocation of the Edwards Intuity Rapid-Deployment Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e243-e244.
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    Converting Fontan-Bjork to 1.5- or 2-Ventricle Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e259-e261.
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    Outcomes of Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease in Patients With Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1195-1201.
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    March 2019
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    Measurement of Residual Collateral Flow in Pulmonary Atresia with Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30409.
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    Mitral Valve Replacement in Infants using a 15-mm Mechanical Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30417.
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  513. LOPEZ-MENENDEZ J
    Myocardial protection at aortic valve stenosis (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30416.
    PubMed    


  514. FORTUNATO GA, Misfeld M, Battellini R, Domenech A, et al
    Situation Awareness for Circumflex Artery Injury During Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30410.
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    The Dark Side of the Heart: Cardiovascular Manifestation of Ochronosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30397.
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    Robotic-assisted 3(rd) Time Redo-Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30394.
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    Coexistence of spontaneous coronary artery dissection and ascending aortic aneurysm.
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  518. CHITWOOD WR JR
    Robotic Mitral Valve Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)30367.
    PubMed    


  519. YADAVA M, Heitner SB, Song HK
    Obstructive cardiomyopathy and tethering in ischemic mitral regurgitation: two sides of the coin (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30357.
    PubMed    


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    Transcarotid Versus Transapical and Transaortic Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30344.
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  521. WANG E, Fan X, Qi W, Song Y, et al
    A Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm leading to Tricuspid Stenosis.
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    Ovine Devega Annuloplasty.
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    PubMed    


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    Prognosis of Severe Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis With and Without Surgery.
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    Ex vivo biomechanical study of apical versus papillary neochord anchoring for mitral regurgitation.
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  525. SOQUET J, Barron DJ, d'Udekem Y
    A review of the management of pulmonary atresia, ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(19)30242.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  526. LIU Y, Tang H, Xu Z, Liu Y, et al
    Libman-Sacks Endocarditis in a Puerpera With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e169-e170.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  527. HERRMANN FEM, Schramm R, Hagl C, Eifert S, et al
    Aortic Root Replacement and Berlin Heart EXCOR Implantation in Marfan Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e187-e189.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  528. PAGANI FD
    10-year outcomes after left ventricular reconstruction: rethinking the impact of mitral regurgitation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30239.
    PubMed    


  529. BOUHOUT I, El-Hamamsy I
    Prognosis of Severe Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis With and Without Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30238.
    PubMed    


  530. HERNANDEZ-VAQUERO D, Pascual I, Diaz R, Avanzas P, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Explantation is Usually Feasible and Easy.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Computed tomography as a superior diagnostic test for left atrial thrombus with calcification.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Randomized Trial of Miniaturized versus Standard Extracorporeal Circulation in Aortic Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30196.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  533. SAKURAI Y, Koide M, Kunii Y, Tateishi M, et al
    Severely Kinked Pseudocoarctation of the Aorta with Unicuspid Aortic Valve.
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    PubMed    


  534. HOLMAN WL
    Randomized Trial of Miniaturized versus Standard Extracorporeal Circulation in Aortic Valve Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30204.
    PubMed    


  535. MODINE T, Overtchouk P
    Mitral Valve Repair vs Replacement in the STS Database: The Debate Continues.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30203.
    PubMed    


  536. CAKIR H, Donmez K, Kestelli M
    Myocardial protection at aortic valve stenosis.
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    PubMed    


  537. CAKIR H, Donmez K, Yurekli I, Karaagac E, et al
    Survival in aortic regurgitation and preoperative ejection fraction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30186.
    PubMed    


  538. LIU S, Tong M, Pan G, Li D, et al
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:685.
    PubMed    


  539. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Peker I, et al
    Early Prognosis of Reduction Ascending Aortoplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:685.
    PubMed    


  540. SHAHIAN DM, Gleason TG, Shemin RJ, Carroll JD, et al
    TAVR 2.0: Professional Societies Collaborating to Measure, Assure, and Improve Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:329-330.
    PubMed    


  541. MAEDA K, Ma X, Hanley FL, Riemer RK, et al
    Modeling Impaired Coaptation Effects on Mitral Leaflet Homeostasis Using a Flow-Culture Bioreactor.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:512-518.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  542. WEI LM, Thibault DP, Rankin JS, Alkhouli M, et al
    Contemporary Surgical Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:460-466.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  543. KAYATTA MO, Leshnower BG, McPherson L, Binongo JN, et al
    Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Provides Excellent Midterm Outcomes for Bicuspid Valve Aortopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:499-504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Feasibility and Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Using the Left Axillary Artery as Primary Access Site.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:546-552.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  545. KASSEM S
    MitraClip and Surgery: annuloplasty makes the difference.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30125.
    PubMed    


  546. PETRUS AHJ, Klein P, Tops LF, Dekkers OM, et al
    10-year outcomes after left ventricular reconstruction: rethinking the impact of mitral regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30126.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  547. BRAVO M, Torregrossa G, Mancini D, Puskas J, et al
    Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Transplant Vasculopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30127.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  548. D'ALESSANDRO DA, Jassar AS
    Sutureless aortic valve and pacemaker rate: from surgical tricks to clinical outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(19)30112.
    PubMed    


  549. HADDAD O, Gillinov M, Fraser T, Shrestha N, et al
    Mitral Valve Endocarditis: A rare Manifestation of Lyme Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(19)30117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Sutureless aortic valve and pacemaker rate: from surgical tricks to clinical outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30107.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  551. NAPPI F, Lusini M, Avtaar Singh SS, Santana O, et al
    Risk of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Recurrence after Combined Valvular and Subvalvular Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  552. JAFFER IH, Whitlock RP
    Antithrombotic Strategies After Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30073.
    PubMed    


  553. BONDE P
    Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation After Non-Mitra Surgery: MitraClip Versus Surgical Reconstruction (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30074.
    PubMed    


  554. DOWNEY RS, Rankin JS, Wei LM, Badhwar V, et al
    Rheumatic Double Valve Repair Using Two Remodeling Annuloplasty Rings.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30065.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Papillary Muscle Tugging Approximation for Functional Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30064.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  556. KAYATTA MO, Leshnower BG, McPherson L, Zhang C, et al
    Valve Sparing Root Replacement Provides Similar Midterm Outcomes in Bicuspid and Trileaflet Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:54-60.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  557. ALMDAHL SM, Endresen PC
    Tricuspid Septal Leaflet Detachment for Postinfarction Septal Rupture Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:325.
    PubMed    


  558. FURUTA A, Morimoto H, Mukai S, Futagami D, et al
    Giant Thrombus Formation Originating From the Aortic Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e59.
    PubMed    


  559. SMITH BB, Warner MA, Armour S, Ritter MJ, et al
    Cardiopulmonary Bypass Ultrafiltrate Discoloration After Hydroxocobalamin Administration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e57.
    PubMed    


  560. KASSEM S, Roberto M, Ricciardi G, Alamanni F, et al
    Paradoxical Neochords to Treat Systolic Anterior Motion in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e75-e77.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2018
  561. BLOOM JP, Kwon MH, Tolis G Jr
    Early Distal Migration of a Self-Expanding Aortic Valve Prosthesis Causing Myocardial Infarction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31850.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  562. HERMANNS H, Kaya A
    Should we go further with Mitraclip without simultaneously developing percutaneous annuloplasty? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31856.
    PubMed    


  563. PARK WK, Baek JS, Kwon BS, Im YM, et al
    Revisitation of Double Inlet Left Ventricle or Tricuspid Atresia with Transposed Great Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31852.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Suture Annuloplasty and Simplified Root Wrapping in the Full Root Ross Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)31848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  565. NAPPI F, Spadaccio C
    Obstructive cardiomyopathy and tethering in ischemic mitral regurgitation: two sides of the coin.
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    PubMed    


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    Association Between Red Blood Cell Transfusion and Clinical Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  567. WERNER RS, Pretre R, Maisano F, Wilhelm MJ, et al
    Fracture of a Transcatheter Atrial Septal Defect Occluder Device Causing Mitral Valve Perforation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31798.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  568. THOURANI VH, O'Brien SM, Kelly JJ, Cohen DJ, et al
    Development and Application of a Risk Prediction Model for In-Hospital Stroke After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - A Report from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation (TR) Immediately After Heart Transplant and Long Term Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 5. pii: S0003-4975(18)31784.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Regarding the Suture Annuloplasty in Bicuspid Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;106:1890.
    PubMed    


    November 2018
  571. RAMCHANDANI MK, Wyler von Ballmoos MC, Reardon MJ
    Minimally-invasive surgical aortic valve replacement through a right anterior thoracotomy: How I teach it.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 20. pii: S0003-4975(18)31670.
    PubMed    


  572. PAPAK JN, Chiovaro JC, Noelck N, Healy LD, et al
    Antithrombotic Strategies after Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(18)31665.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  573. PESONEN E, Passov A, Salminen US, Ilmakunnas M, et al
    Heparin Binding Protein in Adult Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31654.
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  574. ROBERTS HG, Wei LM, Badhwar V
    Robotic-Assisted Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Combined with Mitral Valve Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31627.
    PubMed    


  575. GIOVANNETTI T, Price CC, Fanning M, Messe S, et al
    Cognition and Cerebral Infarction in Older Adults After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31625.
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  576. AD N
    Clinical Outcomes of Mitral Valve Reoperations in the United States (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31631.
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  577. HANDLER SS, Buelow M, Bergstrom C, Frommelt PC, et al
    Hybrid palliation as a bridge to biventricular repair in critical aortic stenosis with coarctation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)31617.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  578. KASSEM S
    Should we go further with Mitraclip without simultaneously developing percutaneous annuloplasty?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31559.
    PubMed    


  579. TRIVEDI JR, Slaughter MS
    Nuanced approach to surgical tricuspid valve endocarditis (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31553.
    PubMed    


  580. ANWER LA, Dearani JA, Daly RC, Stulak JM, et al
    Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation After Non-Mitral Cardiac Surgery: MitraClip Versus Surgical Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31554.
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  581. SARAN N, Greason KL, Schaff HV, Cicek SM, et al
    Does Mitral Valve Calcium In Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Replacement Portend Worse Survival?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31545.
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    October 2018
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    Mitral valve repair vs replacement in elderly with degenerative disease: Analysis of the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31533.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  583. ITZHAKI BEN ZADOK O, Sagie A, Vaturi M, Shapira Y, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes after Mitral Valve Replacement and Tricuspid Annuloplasty in Rheumatic Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31524.
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  584. VASANTHAN V, Kent W, Gregory A, Maitland A, et al
    Perceval Valve Implantation: Technical Details and Echocardiographic Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(18)31517.
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  585. LUO S, Grosse-Wortmann L, Propst EJ, Magerman J, et al
    Airway Compression After Unifocalization in Pulmonary Atresia and Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31516.
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  586. KILIC A, Acker MA, Gleason TG, Sultan I, et al
    Clinical Outcomes of Mitral Valve Reoperations in the United States: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31506.
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    Robotic-Assisted Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Combined with Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(18)31468.
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  588. GHANG B, Kim JB, Jung SH, Chung CH, et al
    Surgical outcomes in Behcet's disease patients with severe aortic regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31441.
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  589. KANDA H, Kamiya H, Sugawara A, Yamaya S, et al
    Minimally invasive awake mitral valve surgery and cardiopulmonary bypass without general anesthesia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31346.
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    September 2018
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    Outcomes of Mechanical Mitral Valve Replacement in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)31321.
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  591. KRISHNA MR, Marathe SP, Maghsoudi A, McCowage G, et al
    Emergency Ross procedure for paediatric aortic valve myxofibrosarcoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31307.
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    First in man: Off-pump transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation and mitral valve repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31310.
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    A Giant Blood Cyst of Mitral Valve Resulting in Severe Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.
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  594. ATTARAN S, Rogers T, Satler L, Thourani VH, et al
    Clinical Leaflet Thrombosis in Transcatheter and Surgical Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves by 4DCT (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 21. pii: S0003-4975(18)31290.
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  595. ANYANWU A
    Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in Older Individuals: An Analysis of the STS Database (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(18)31284.
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  596. NGUEMENI TIAKO MJ, Mori M, Geirsson A
    Nuanced Approach to Surgical Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31188.
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  597. CHANG C, Raza S, Altarabsheh SE, Delozier S, et al
    Minimally Invasive Approaches to Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 3. pii: S0003-4975(18)31183.
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  598. BRESCIA AA, Syrjamaki JD, Regenbogen SE, Paone G, et al
    Transcatheter vs. Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Episode Payments and Relationship to Case Volume.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31181.
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  599. MIKUS E, Calvi S, Campo G, Pavasini R, et al
    Full Sternotomy, Hemisternotomy and Minithoracotomy for Aortic Valve Surgery: Is There a Difference?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31184.
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    A Novel Technique for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Pure Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31179.
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    August 2018
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    Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch; Is This Phenomenon Justified in Current Cardiac Surgery Era?
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  602. CHEN Z, Ke Y, Xie X, Huang J, et al
    Beating-heart Totally Endoscopic Tricuspid Valvuloplasty in Reoperative Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)31174.
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  603. 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.
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  604. BASRA SS, Gopal A, Hebeler KR, Baumgarten H, et al
    Clinical Leaflet Thrombosis in Transcatheter and Surgical Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves by 4DCT.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31161.
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  605. PREVENTZA O, Orozco-Sevilla V, Coselli JS
    Predictors of Recurrent Aortic Insufficiency in type I bicuspid aortic valve repair (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31132.
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  606. SCHNEIDER U, Schafers HJ
    Regarding the suture annuloplasty in bicuspid aortic valve (Reply).
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    Functional Outcomes of Type I Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair with Annular Stabilization: Subcommissural Annuloplasty versus External Subannular Aortic Ring.
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    Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair for Acute Papillary Muscle Rupture During Pregnancy.
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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for a Failed Mechanical Aortic Prosthesis.
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    Normalization of Transvalvular Flow Patterns after Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair: Insights from 4D Flow Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
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    PubMed    


    July 2018
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    The Transcriptional Signature of Growth in Human Fetal Aortic Valve Development.
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  612. GOLDSTONE AB, Woo YJ
    Mechanical versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 50 Years and Younger (Commentary).
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  613. HABERTHEUER A, Milewski K, Bavaria JE, Siki M, et al
    Predictors of Recurrent Aortic Insufficiency in Type I Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair.
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  614. HEBELER KR, Baumgarten H, Squiers JJ, Wooley J, et al
    Albumin Is Predictive of 1-Year Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Two Cases of Endocarditis after Mitraclip Procedure Necessitating Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement.
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  616. IMASAKA KI, Tomita Y
    Transaortic Alfieri Repair for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: Effective and Underutilized (Reply).
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    Alfieri Edge to Edge Mitral Valve Repair for all seasons? (Reply).
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    PubMed    


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    Suprasternal and Left Axillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Morbidly Obese Patients.
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    Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis.
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    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
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    PubMed    


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    Mid-term Echocardiographic Assessment of Right Ventricular Function after Midline Unifocalization.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2018
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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparing Transfemoral, Transcarotid and Transcaval Access (Commentary).
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    Mechanical Versus Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 50 Years and Younger.
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    Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in Older Individuals: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
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    Effect of Aneurysm and Bicuspid Aortic Valve on Layer-Specific Ascending Aorta Mechanics.
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    Tricuspid Annular Geometry and Strain after Suture Annuloplasty in Acute Ovine Right Heart Failure.
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    The Cost-Effectiveness of Self-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valves in Intermediate Risk Patients (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    Initial experience and early results of mitral valve repair with CardioCel pericardial patch (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in a Patient with Dextrocardia and Situs Inversus Totalis.
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    The Norwood Procedure with Valvular Pulmonary Stenosis.
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    Transapical Beating-Heart Mitral Valve Repair Using a Novel Neochord Implantation System.
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    Initial Experience and Early Results of Mitral Valve Repair with Cardiocel Pericardial Patch.
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    Benefits of Early Surgery on Clinical Outcomes after Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair.
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    May 2018
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    Surgical Management of Tricuspid Valve Infective Endocarditis: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    Transaortic Alfieri Repair for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: Effective and Underutilized.
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    PubMed    


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    Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery with Endo-Aortic Balloon Requires Cerebral Monitoring.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Fate of Aortic Arch Following Surgery on Aortic Root and Ascending Aorta in Bicuspid Aortic Valve (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    Alfieri Edge to Edge Mitral Valve Repair for all Seasons?
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    PubMed    


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    The Impact of Mitral Disease Etiology on Operative Mortality Following Mitral Valve Operations.
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    Cor-Knot perforation of aortic Valve Leaflet (Reply).
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    PubMed    


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    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparing Transfemoral, Transcarotid and Transcaval Access.
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    A Simplified Technique for Complex Mitral Valve Regurgitation via Minimally Invasive Approach.
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    Surgical Management of Tricuspid Valve Infective Endocarditis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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    Hemiarch Reconstruction Vs Clamped Aortic Anastomosis for Concomitant Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
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    The Cost-Effectiveness of Self-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valves in Intermediate Risk Patients.
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    Good Five-Year Durability of Transapical Beating Heart Off-Pump Mitral Valve Repair With Neochordae.
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    April 2018
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    A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis of Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement versus Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
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    Permanent Pacemaker Implantation Following Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Fate of the Aortic Arch Following Surgery on Aortic Root and Ascending Aorta in Bicuspid Aortic Valve.
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    PubMed    


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    Left Ventricular Diastolic Function after Aortic Valve Replacement for Chronic Aortic Regurgitation.
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    Transcatheter Mitral Valve-In-Valve Dislocation: A Rescue Strategy.
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    The Incidence and Consequence of Prosthesis Patient Mismatch After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    Left Thoracotomy for Redo Mitral Valve Replacement in Giant Left Atrium and Severe Pectus Excavatum.
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    The Incidence and Consequence of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Aortic Valve Reoperation Following Stentless Bioprosthesis: Short- and Long-Term Outcomes.
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    Tricuspid Valve Detachment in Ventricular Septal Defect Closure Does Not Impact Valve Function.
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    Tricuspid Valve Repair of Idiopathic Papillary Muscle Rupture.
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    Two Cases of Surgical Management of Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis in Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
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    Right Ventricular Preload and Increased Exercise Performance After Fontan-Bjork Modification.
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    March 2018
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    Need for Permanent Pacemaker after Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Reduces Long-Term Survival.
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    Psoas Muscle Size Predicts Risk-Adjusted Outcomes After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery: Masquerading as Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.
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    Functional Mitral Regurgitation Repair: Earlier Is Better.
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    Quadricuspid Aortic Valve with Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm.
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    The Association of Tricuspid Regurgitation With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes: A Report From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry.
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    Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From Pulmonary Artery in a Baby With Pulmonary Atresia, Intact Ventricular Septum.
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    Mitral Regurgitation Exacerbation Due to Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    More Aggressive Intervention Contributes to Avoiding Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
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    The Coroneo External Annuloplasty Ring.
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    Tricuspid Valve Repair: How I Teach It.
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    Use of an Automated Suture Fastening Device in Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Ochronosis of Mitral Valve and Coronary Arteries.
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    Reply.
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    Sequential Melody Valve Insertion After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot Atrioventricular Septal Defect.
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    Long-Term Outcomes of the Mosaic Bioprosthesis.
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    Elective David I Procedure Has Excellent Long-Term Results: 20-Year Single-Center Experience.
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    Medium-Term Outcomes After Implantation of Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Valved Conduit.
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    February 2018
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    Ischemic mitral regurgitation: Abnormal strain overestimates non-viable myocardium (Commentary).
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    Development of a Risk Prediction Model and Clinical Risk Score for Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery (Commentary).
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    Myectomy and LA-to-LV Conduit for Severe Calcific Mitral Stenosis and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
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    A Calcified Amorphous Tumor Originating in the Aortic Valve Cusp.
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    Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Treatments After Mitral Annuloplasty (Reply).
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    Shoulder Point Fitting Method as a New Universal Tricuspid Annuloplasty.
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    Ascending Aortic Stenting for Acute Supra-aortic Stenosis from Graft Collapse.
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    The Association of Aortic Valve Pathology with Renal Resistive Index as a Kidney Injury Biomarker.
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    Repeat Robotic Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery: A Safe and Effective Strategy.
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    Increased Gradients After Aortic Valve Replacement With The Perceval Valve: The Role of Oversizing.
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    Percutaneous Repair of Postoperative Mitral Regurgitation After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant.
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    Aortic Valve Therapy for Intermediate-Risk Patients: Let's Start With the Facts!
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    January 2018
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    Aortic Valve Repair of a Stenotic Unicuspid Aortic Valve in Young Patients.
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    Venous Cannulation for Cardiopulmonary Bypass in the Case of Anomaly of the Inferior Vena Cava.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Replacement Through Apicoaortic Conduit for Aortic Bypass Valve Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e21-e22.
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    December 2017
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    Comparison of Endoaortic and Transthoracic Aortic Clamping in Less-Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  718. DOYLE BJ, Norman PE, Hoskins PR, Newby DE, et al
    Wall Stress And Geometry Of The Thoracic Aorta In Patients With Aortic Valve Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31662.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  719. HOUMSSE M, McDavid A, Kilic A
    Diminutive Porcelain Ascending Aorta with Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31628.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  720. BARAC YD, Zwischenberger B, Schroder JN, Daneshmand MA, et al
    Using a Regent Aortic Valve in a Small Annulus Mitral Position is a Viable Option.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)31619.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  721. THOURANI VH, Forcillo J, Szeto WY, Kodali SK, et al
    Outcomes in 937 Intermediate-Risk Patients Undergoing Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in PARTNER 2A.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 15. pii: S0003-4975(17)31617.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  722. VASANTHAN V, Harten C, Kent WD
    Mechanical Mitral Valve Thrombosis Secondary to Tinzaparin as an Anticoagulation Bridging Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 15. pii: S0003-4975(17)31613.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  723. RODRIGUEZ-RODA J, Miguelena J, Lopez J, Martin M, et al
    How to Adjust Neo-Chordae Length Accurately in Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0003-4975(17)31609.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Durability of Aortic Valve Cusp Repair With and Without Annular Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)31251.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  725. ROSELLO-DIEZ E, Cuerpo G, Estevez F, Munoz-Guijosa CC, et al
    Use of the Perceval Sutureless Valve in Active Prosthetic Aortic Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)31606.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  726. DOHMEN PM
    Use of the Perceval Sutureless Valve in Active Prosthetic Aortic Valve Endocarditis (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)31604.
    PubMed    


  727. STEPHENS EH, Han J, Trawick EA, Di Martino ES, et al
    Left-Ventricular Assist Device Impact on Aortic Valve Mechanics, Proteomics and Ultrastructure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(17)31132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  728. TOTSUGAWA T, Hiraoka A, Tamura K, Yoshitaka H, et al
    Clamp Ablation of Pulmonary Veins During Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e471-e473.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  729. MOSALA NEZHAD Z, Baldin P, Poncelet A, El Khoury G, et al
    Calcific Degeneration of CorMatrix 4 Years After Bicuspidization of Unicuspid Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e431-e433.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  730. TREZZI M, Albanese SB, Albano A, Rinelli G, et al
    Impact of Pulmonary Flow Study Pressure on Outcomes After One-Stage Unifocalization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2080-2086.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2017
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    Association of Donor Tricuspid Valve Repair With Outcomes After Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31124.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  732. WONG JK, Melvin AL, Siordia JA, Joshi DJ, et al
    Novel Automated Suturing Technology for Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacements.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31253.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  733. O'HAIR DP, Bajwa TK, Popma JJ, Watson DR, et al
    Direct Aortic Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using a Self-Expanding Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31107.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  734. GHOREISHI M, Foster N, Pasrija C, Shah A, et al
    Early Operation in Patients With Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis and Acute Stroke Is Safe.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30972.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  735. RAHMANIAN PB, Kaya S, Eghbalzadeh K, Menghesha H, et al
    Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement: Excellent Results and Increased Effective Orifice Areas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(17)31098.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  736. BOOTH K, Clark S
    Pacemaker Implantation Rate Post Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: 23% Is Just Too High.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1761-1762.
    PubMed    


  737. BASSANO C, Gislao V, Bovio E, Melino S, et al
    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


  738. 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


  739. MORELL VO
    Nikaidoh Procedure: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1446-1449.
    PubMed    


    October 2017
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    Direct Comparison of the Edwards Intuity Elite and Sorin Perceval S Rapid Deployment Aortic Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)30915.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  741. 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    


  742. 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


  743. 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


  744. KISER AC, Caranasos TG, Peterson MD, Buller CE, et al
    Suprasternal Aortic Valve Replacement: Key Technology and Techniques.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1417-1422.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  745. HOBBES B, d'Udekem Y, Zannino D, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Determinants of Adverse Outcomes After Systemic-To-Pulmonary Shunts in Biventricular Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1365-1370.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  746. KAVARANA MN, Turnbull JM, Sade RM
    Should a Down Syndrome Child With a Failing Heart Be Offered Heart Transplantation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1111-1116.
    PubMed    


    September 2017
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    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


  748. OU-YANG WB, Li SJ, Xie YQ, Hu SS, et al
    Hybrid Balloon Valvuloplasty for the Treatment of Severe Congenital Aortic Valve Stenosis in Infants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30814.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  749. CONCISTRE G, Chiaramonti F, Bianchi G, Cerillo A, et al
    Aortic Valve Replacement With Perceval Bioprosthesis: Single-Center Experience With 617 Implants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30832.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  750. KAMPERIDIS V, van Wijngaarden SE, van Rosendael PJ, Kong WK, et al
    Restrictive Mitral Valve Annuloplasty: Prognostic Implications of Left Ventricular Forward Flow.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)30819.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  751. FORCILLO J, Condado JF, Ko YA, Yuan M, et al
    Assessment of Commonly Used Frailty Markers for High- and Extreme-Risk Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)30811.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  752. MARKAKIS K, Westhoff TH, Pagonas N
    Aortic Valve Replacement as a Trigger of Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e255-e256.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  753. 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


  754. CAREDDU L, Foa A, Leone O, Agostini V, et al
    Primary Cardiac Leiomyoma Causing Right Ventricular Obstruction and Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e231-e233.
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  755. GENNARI M, Bartorelli AL, Polvani G, Muratori M, et al
    Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation After Percutaneous Removal of a Swan-Ganz Catheter Caught by Suture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e225-e226.
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  756. KONSTANTINIDOU MK, Moat N
    Repair of Tricuspid Valve Leaflet With CardioCel Patch After Traumatic Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e221-e223.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  757. KLECZYNSKI P, Petkow Dimitrow P
    Carotid Doppler Assessment in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1100.
    PubMed    


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


  759. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iscan S, et al
    About the Decision-Making Process for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1095.
    PubMed    


  760. GHOSH-DASTIDAR M, Bapat V
    Transcatheter Valve Implantation in Mitral Annular Calcification During Open Surgery: Extended Collar Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e303-e305.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Management of Caseous Calcification of the Mitral Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e291-e293.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  762. ROSA B, Machaidze Z, Mencattelli M, Manjila S, et al
    Cardioscopically Guided Beating Heart Surgery: Paravalvular Leak Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1074-1079.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  763. VIDA VL, Zanotto L, Zanotto L, Stellin G, et al
    Left-Sided Reoperations After Arterial Switch Operation: A European Multicenter Study.
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    Suture Dehiscence in the Tricuspid Annulus: An Ex Vivo Analysis of Tissue Strength and Composition.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:820-826.
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  765. VAHIDKHAH K, Javani S, Abbasi M, Azadani PN, et al
    Blood Stasis on Transcatheter Valve Leaflets and Implications for Valve-in-Valve Leaflet Thrombosis.
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  766. YAMAUCHI T, Miyagawa S, Yoshikawa Y, Toda K, et al
    Risk Index for Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury After Valvular Surgery Using Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:868-875.
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    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.
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  768. COLLI A, Bizzotto E, Manzan E, Besola L, et al
    Patient-Specific Ventricular Access Site Selection for the NeoChord Mitral Valve Repair Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e199-e202.
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  769. JARRETT CM, Pelletier M, Shah PB, Kaneko T, et al
    "Double-Stick" Transsubclavian Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement With Use of a Balloon Expandable Valve: A Less Invasive Option for Alternative Access.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e195-e197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  770. CHAMI T, Attizzani G, Medalion B, Deo SV, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Under Direct Visualization in Homograft Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e119-e121.
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  771. SAMURA T, Toda K, Yoshioka D, Nakamura T, et al
    Libman-Sacks Endocarditis Due to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Activation After Mitral Valve Plasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e109-e111.
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    Nonresectional Technique for Large Posterior Leaflet Prolapse Causing Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:722-723.
    PubMed    


  773. VOGT F, Dell'Aquila AM, Santarpino G
    How to Prevent Pacemaker Implantation After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: Tips and Tricks.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:720-721.
    PubMed    


  774. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Iner H, et al
    About Commissural Prolapse and Mitral Valve Repair.
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    PubMed    


  775. DYKES JC, Reinhartz O, Almond CS, Yarlagadda V, et al
    Alternative Strategy for Biventricular Assist Device in an Infant With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e185-e186.
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  776. NGUYEN A, Schaff HV, Miranda WR, Tajik AJ, et al
    The First Operation for Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy-Dr Dwight McGoon, 1972.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e133-e136.
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  777. SAKATA T, Mogi K, Sakurai M, Nomura A, et al
    Rupture of Anterolateral Papillary Muscle Resulting From Small Artery Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e113-e114.
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  778. KIDO T, Ueno T, Taira M, Ozawa H, et al
    Stroke Volume Ratio Predicts Redilatation of the Right Ventricle After Pulmonary Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:698-703.
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  779. ROPCKE DM, Ilkjaer C, Skov SN, Tjornild MJ, et al
    Regional Changes in Leaflet Coaptation Dynamics After Total Tricuspid Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:599-605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  780. TOYOKAWA K, Moriyama Y, Ueno T, Terazono K, et al
    Double Aortic Arch Complicated by Acute Type A Dissection in an Aged Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e187.
    PubMed    


  781. NEZIC D
    It Might be Misleading to Validate EuroSCORE II Performances on Samples Operated Before Its Creation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:721-722.
    PubMed    


    July 2017
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    Transapical Mitral Valve Implantation for Native Mitral Valve Stenosis Using a Balloon-Expandable Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(17)30682.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  783. KWEDAR K, McNeely C, Zajarias A, Markwell S, et al
    Outcomes of Early Mitral Valve Reoperation in the Medicare Population.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 28. pii: S0003-4975(17)30670.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  784. LI H, Gu C
    Off-Pump Semicircular Annuloplasty: Effective Treatment of Concurrent Moderate Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e97-e99.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  785. DOSTALOVA G, Hlubocka Z, Palecek T, Cerny V, et al
    Heart Failure Caused by Misdiagnosed Subaortic Stenosis in Adulthood: Lesson for Daily Practice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e91.
    PubMed    


  786. SCHNITZER K, Or Z, Sawaed S, Sharoni E, et al
    Rapidly Progressive Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Stenosis Due to Bartonella Species Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e57-e59.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  787. KESSEL SM, Hawkins RB, Yarboro LT, Ailawadi G, et al
    Total Chordal Sparing Mitral Valve Replacement in Rheumatic Disease: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e47-e48.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  788. SHEREV D, Azizi K, Azimi NA, Van Nordheim S, et al
    Delayed Management of Partial Aortic Valve Avulsion After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e17-e18.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


  790. 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    


  791. CROWLEY OM, Doty JR
    Radiopaque Marker Addition During Aortic Root Replacement With the Use of a Freestyle Porcine Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e95-e96.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  792. MROCZEK T, Demkow M, Moszura T, Morka A, et al
    Perventricular Implantation of Melody Valve in Child With Pulmonary Hypertension After a Potts Shunt.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e67-e69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  793. DE ROSA R, Schranz D, Zeiher AM, Fichtlscherer S, et al
    Again, Two Melodies in Concert: Transcatheter Double Valve Replacement in Hedinger Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e61-e63.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  794. HARMEL EK, Conradi L, Schafer U, Deuschl F, et al
    Structural Valve Deterioration of a Subcoronary Implanted Stentless Bioprosthesis: How to Treat?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e53-e55.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  795. MATSUZAKI K, Tsukada T, Sato M, Watanabe Y, et al
    Mediastinal Abscess Caused by an Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Membrane.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e49-e51.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  796. DISHA K, Schulz S, Kuntze T, Girdauskas E, et al
    Transforming Growth Factor Beta-2 Mutations in Barlow's Disease and Aortic Dilatation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e19-e21.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  797. BAIRD CW, Kreutzer C, Sanders SP, Borisuk MJ, et al
    Augmentation of Bridging Leaflets in Repair of Atrioventricular Canal Defects.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e101-e103.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  798. HARKY A, Khosravi A, Elam L, Colledge J, et al
    Percutaneous Intervention of a Rare Complication Post Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e87.
    PubMed    


    June 2017
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    Risk Factors for Late Aortic Valve Dysfunction After the David V Valve-Sparing Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(17)30563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  800. JOHNSTON LE, Downs EA, Hawkins RB, Quader MA, et al
    Outcomes for Low-Risk Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Benchmark for Aortic Valve Technology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30509.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  801. BERDAJS D, Mosbahi S, Ferrari E, Charbonnier D, et al
    Aortic Valve Pathology as a Predictive Factor for Acute Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 3. pii: S0003-4975(17)30400.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  802. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Nikoloudakis N, Pitsis A
    Aortic Valve Stenosis in Alkaptonuria.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e557.
    PubMed    


  803. SANDRELLI L, Petrone G, Sportelli G, Fabbrocini M, et al
    Three Cases of Aneurysmatic Coronary Fistulas Associated With Mitral Valve Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e505-e507.
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  804. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    Tricuspid Annuloplasty is Favored by the Histological Conformation of Its Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:2024-2025.
    PubMed    


  805. CERIT L
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Very Low Ejection Fraction: Misfortune or Chance.
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    PubMed    


  806. WENDT D, Kahlert P, Canbay A, Knipp S, et al
    Impact of Liver Indicators on Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)30397.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  807. CHURYLA A, Iddriss A, Andrei AC, Kruse J, et al
    Biatrial or Left Atrial Lesion Set for Ablation During Mitral Surgery: Risks and Benefits.
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  808. HUMMEL J, Stiller B, Kroll J, Grohmann J, et al
    Primary Coiling of the Left Ventricle in Hypoplastic Left Heart With Ventriculo-Coronary Connections.
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    PubMed    


  809. LEVASSEUR T, Chapoutot L, Deleuze P, Metz D, et al
    Isolated Syphilitic Aortitis: A Rare Association.
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    PubMed    


    May 2017
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    Resolution of Mitral Regurgitation With Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
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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.
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  812. WANG M, Furnary AP, Li HF, Grunkemeier GL, et al
    Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Durability: A Meta-Regression of Published Studies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)30266.
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    De Novo Aortic Regurgitation After Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 5. pii: S0003-4975(17)30251.
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    Mitral Valve Necrosis After Cardiac Surgery Using Gelatin-Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Glue.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e435-e436.
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    Aortic Root Replacement for Children With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
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    Biomechanics of Failed Pulmonary Autografts Compared to Native Aortic Roots.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1482-1488.
    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    


  818. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H, Peker I, et al
    Regarding Surgical Anatomy of the Aortic Annulus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1680-1681.
    PubMed    


    April 2017
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    Reexamining the Role of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement After Mediastinal Radiation Therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(17)30226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  820. HAWKINS RB, Downs EA, Johnston LE, Mehaffey JH, et al
    Impact of Transcatheter Technology on Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Volume, Outcomes, and Cost.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30302.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  821. MCNEELY C, Zajarias A, Robbs R, Markwell S, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Outcomes in Nonagenarians Stratified by Transfemoral and Transapical Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  822. GREASON KL, Lahr BD, Stulak JM, Cha YM, et al
    Long-Term Mortality Effect of Early Pacemaker Implantation After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  823. SEMSROTH S, Matteucci Gothe R, Raith YR, de Brabandere K, et al
    Comparison of Two Minimally Invasive Techniques and Median Sternotomy in Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)30209.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  824. AALAEI-ANDABILI SH, Martin T, Hess P, Klodell C, et al
    Florida Sleeve Procedure Is Durable and Improves Aortic Valve Function in Marfan Syndrome Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30091.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  825. XUAN Y, Krishnan K, Ye J, Dvir D, et al
    Stent and Leaflet Stresses in 29-mm Second-Generation Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(17)30169.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  826. BAVARIA JE, Prager RL, Naunheim KS, Allen MS, et al
    Surgeon Involvement in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States: A 2016 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Survey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(17)30511.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  827. SASSA T, Okamoto K, Tazume H, Noguchi R, et al
    Tricuspid Valve Repair With Artificial Chorda After Previous Ventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e335-e337.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  828. SARRAJ A, Calle Valda CM, Munoz DE, Reyes G, et al
    New Presentation of Hemolysis After Papillary Muscles Approximation for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e321-e322.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  829. PANG PY, Garwood S, Hashim SW
    Intraoperative Bioprosthetic Valve Dysfunction Causing Severe Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e317-e319.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  830. SARAF S, Khawaja MZ, Hilling-Smith R, Dooley M, et al
    Use of the Lotus Transcatheter Valve to Treat Severe Native Aortic Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e305-e307.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  831. ZHANG ZW, Gu TX
    Prosthesis Size Selection for Patients With Severe Mitral Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1361.
    PubMed    


  832. SUZUKI K, Aoki M, Hagino I, Saito T, et al
    Repair of Atrioventricular Septal Defect and Transposition in Left Isomerism.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e353-e355.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  833. 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    


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


    March 2017
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    Incidence and Predictors of Aggravation of Mitral Regurgitation After Atrial Septal Defect Closure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31844.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  836. KIRKER EB, Hodson RW, Spinelli KJ, Korngold EC, et al
    The Carotid Artery As a Preferred Alternative Access Route For Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31888.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  837. MAHMOOD F, Knio ZO, Yeh L, Amir R, et al
    Regional Heterogeneity in the Mitral Valve Apparatus in Patients With Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31837.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  838. JANSON JT, Coetzee A, Rossouw G, Loftus I, et al
    Replacing the Anterior Mitral Valve Leaflet With Autologous Jugular Vein in a Sheep Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)31794.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  839. AL-ATASSI T, Kimmaliardjuk DM, Dagenais C, Bourke M, et al
    Should We Ablate Atrial Fibrillation During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Aortic Valve Replacement?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(16)31822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  840. ZHANG Y, Ma L
    Repeated Prosthetic Mitral Valve Thrombosis in Fluke Infection Induced Hypereosinophilic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e259-e260.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  841. IQUILLE J, Nader J, Colpart E, Caus T, et al
    Unusual Gastrointestinal Bleeding After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e225-e226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  842. KILIC A, Siki MA, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, et al
    Concomitant Endografting of a Type B Aortic Dissection During Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e223-e224.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  843. REUL RM, Reardon MJ
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:695-698.
    PubMed    


  844. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Only Ring Types Cannot Control Late Recurrent Tricuspid Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1041.
    PubMed    


  845. BRULS S, Courtois A, Delvenne P, Hustinx R, et al
    IgG4-Related Disease Causing Rapid Evolution of a Severe Aortic Valvular Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e239-e240.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  846. VITANOVA K, Cleuziou J, Schreiber C, Gunther T, et al
    Long-Term Outcome of Patients With Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect Combined With the Tetralogy of Fallot: Staged Repair Is Not Inferior to Primary Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:876-880.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  847. CHEN LW, Wu XJ, Cao H, Dai XF, et al
    Valved Conduit Attached to Left Ventricular Outflow Tract for Valve Detachment in Behcet's Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e301-e303.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  848. GROVER FL, Vemulapalli S, Carroll JD, Edwards FH, et al
    2016 Annual Report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1021-1035.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2017
  849. O'HAIR DP, Bajwa TK, Chetcuti SJ, Deeb GM, et al
    One-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31795.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  850. CASTRIOTA F, Nerla R, Micari A, Cavazza C, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in-Valve Implantation Using Lotus Valve for Failed Surgical Bioprostheses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31622.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  851. NAVIA JL, Elgharably H, Javadikasgari H, Ibrahim A, et al
    Tricuspid Regurgitation Associated With Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Characterization, Evolution After Mitral Surgery, and Value of Tricuspid Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31626.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  852. PHILLIPPI JA, Hill JC, Billaud M, Green BR, et al
    Bicuspid Aortic Valve Morphotype Correlates With Regional Antioxidant Gene Expression Profiles in the Proximal Ascending Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31529.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  853. SHAIKHREZAI K, Bartnik A, Khorsandi M, Hunter S, et al
    Lead-Sparing Tricuspid Valve Repair Damaged by Pacemaker Lead.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e207-e208.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  854. BRUSCHI G, Colombo P, Botta L, Nava S, et al
    Portico Sheathless Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation via Distal Axillary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e175-e177.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  855. NOGUCHI M, Tabata M, Ito J, Nakatsuka D, et al
    Successfully Treated Nonocclusive Mesenteric Ischemia After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e171-e173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  856. BARBERO C, Marchetto G, Ricci D, Rinaldi M, et al
    Temporary Neurological Dysfunction After Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Influence of Type of Perfusion and Aortic Clamping Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:691-692.
    PubMed    


  857. FUKUNAGA N, Koyama T
    Pay Attention to Mitral Valve Repair With Autologous Pericardial Leaflet Augmentation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:689.
    PubMed    


  858. GULACK BC, Benrashid E, Jaquiss RD, Lodge AJ, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Replacement With a Trifecta Valve Is Associated With Reduced Transvalvular Gradient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:655-662.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  859. HATA H, Shiono M, Iida M, Sezai A, et al
    Autotransplantation for Threatened Cardiac Rupture After Left Ventricular Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e163-e165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  860. LEVACK MM, Aftab M, Roselli EE, Johnston DR, et al
    Outcomes of a Less-Invasive Approach for Proximal Aortic Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:533-540.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  861. DOBRILOVIC N, Raman J, Fingleton JG, Maslow A, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes of External Repair as a Rescue Operation for Atrioventricular Groove Disruption.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:491-496.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2017
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    Evaluation of Hemodynamic Performance of Aortic Valve Bioprostheses in a Model of Oversizing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31467.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  863. TRUMELLO C, Denti P, Calabrese MC, Di Giannuario G, et al
    Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling Causing Severe Mitral Regurgitation After Bentall Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e85-e86.
    PubMed    


  864. BATTALOGLU B, Colak C, Disli OM, Akca B, et al
    The Surgical Repair of a Hyperimmunoglobulin E Syndrome Associated Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e65-e67.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  865. POLOMSKY M, Koulogiannis KP, Kipperman RM, Cohen BM, et al
    Mitral Valve Replacement With Sapien 3 Transcatheter Valve in Severe Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e57-e59.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  866. AGUDO-QUILEZ P, Pozo E, Benedicto A, Reyes G, et al
    Atrioventricular Septum Pseudoaneurysm As Late Complication After Repeated Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e55-e56.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  867. SALIZZONI S, Marro M, Rovera C, Speziali G, et al
    Off-Pump NeoChord Mitral Valve Repair to Simultaneously Treat Posterior Leaflet Prolapse and Systolic Anterior Motion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e29-e30.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  868. HYSI I, Rebet O, Gautier L, Fabre O, et al
    A Standardized Loop Technique for Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e105-e106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  869. REARDON MJ, Bapat VN, Popma JJ
    Successful Evolut R Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:365-366.
    PubMed    


  870. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Novel Tricuspid Valve Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:364.
    PubMed    


  871. ARNAIZ-GARCIA ME, Gonzalez-Santos JM, Barreiro-Perez M, Lopez-Rodriguez J, et al
    A Mitral Heart Valve Prosthesis Hidden Under Perivalvular Pannus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e91.
    PubMed    


  872. RONCHARD T, Salaun E, Theron A, Grisoli D, et al
    Cross-Reactivity Between Heparin and Danaparoid Antibodies in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e9-e10.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  873. KITAHARA H, Nawata K, Kinoshita O, Itoda Y, et al
    Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device for Danon Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e39-e41.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  874. TERRIEN CM 3RD, Edwards NM
    Aortoventricular Dissociation and Refractory Fungal Endocarditis Caused by a Rare Pathogen Lichtheimia: A Surgical and Medical Management Strategy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e25-e27.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  875. KELLEY TM JR, Kashem M, Wang H, McCarthy J, et al
    Anterior Leaflet Augmentation With CorMatrix Porcine Extracellular Matrix in Twenty-Five Patients: Unexpected Patch Failures and Histologic Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:114-120.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Comparison of the Performance of a Sutureless Bioprosthesis With Two Pericardial Stented Valves on Small Annuli: An In Vitro Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:139-144.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2016
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    Achievements and Limitations of a Strategy of Rehabilitation of Native Pulmonary Vessels in Pulmonary Atresia, Ventricular Septal Defect, and Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 20. pii: S0003-4975(16)31346.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  878. LEHMANN S, Meyer A, Schroeter T, Uhlemann M, et al
    Midterm Durability and Hemodynamic Performance of a Third-Generation Bovine Pericardial Prosthetic Aortic Valve: The Leipzig Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)31329.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  879. RANKIN JS, Badhwar V, He X, Jacobs JP, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement Plus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Composite Score: A Report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Quality Measurement Task Force.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31287.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  880. JAVADIKASGARI H, Gillinov AM, Idrees JJ, Mihaljevic T, et al
    Valve Repair Is Superior to Replacement in Most Patients With Coexisting Degenerative Mitral Valve and Coronary Artery Diseases.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31144.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  881. LIN MT, Wang JK, Wu PY, Lu CW, et al
    Successful Transcatheter Handmade-Valved Graft Stent for Branch Pulmonary Regurgitation: Novel Approach in a Special Event.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e541-e543.
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  882. SQUIERS JJ, Hebeler KR, DiMaio JM, Ogbue P, et al
    Impingement of Single-Tilting Disc Mitral Prosthesis During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e529-e531.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  883. BRUSCHI G, Colombo P, Nava S, Musca F, et al
    Evolut R Implantation to Treat Severe Pure Aortic Regurgitation in a Patient With Mitral Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e521-e524.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  884. GRASSO C, Scandura S, Buccheri S, Barbanti M, et al
    MitraClip Implantation for the Treatment of New-Onset Systolic Anterior Motion of the Mitral Valve After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e517-e519.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  885. BENEDETTO U, Jin XY, Hill E, Treasure T, et al
    An Option for Concomitant Management of Moderate Marfan Root Aneurysm at the Time of Mitral Valve Repair: A Role for Personalized External Aortic Root Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e499-e501.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  886. SAID SM, Pislaru S, Kotkar KD, Rihal CS, et al
    Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction After Transcatheter Mitral Valve-in-Ring Implantation: A Word of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e495-e497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  887. ZHU X, Li Q, Wu Z
    Long-Term Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2134.
    PubMed    


  888. ROUBERTIE F, Ramanan S, Lavrand F, Thambo JB, et al
    Combined Nuss Procedure and Cardiac Procedure Through a Left Anterolateral Thoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e537-e539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  889. LOPEZ-MARCO A, Syed A, Combellack T, Mehta D, et al
    Iatrogenic Lesion of an Anomalous Circumflex Coronary Artery During Mitral Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e525-e527.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  890. MARZOUK M, Shanmugam G, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S, et al
    Ascending Aortic Replacement and Sutureless Valve in a Failed Stentless Aortic Prosthesis: A Bailout Option.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e507-e509.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  891. WANG C, Hua K, Yin L, Wang Y, et al
    A Meta-Analysis of Miniaturized Versus Conventional Extracorporeal Circulation in Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2099-2108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  892. D'ONOFRIO A, Tarja E, Besola L, Luzi G, et al
    Early and Midterm Clinical and Hemodynamic Outcomes of Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation: Results From a Multicenter Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1966-1973.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  893. MOOKHOEK A, Krishnan K, Chitsaz S, Kuang H, et al
    Biomechanics of Failed Pulmonary Autografts Compared With Normal Pulmonary Roots.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1996-2002.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2016
  894. BRESCIA AA, Bolling SF, Patel HJ
    Valvular Regurgitation After Implantation Of Prostheses Secured With Cor-Knot Automated Fasteners.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 26. pii: S0003-4975(16)31752.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  895. LOPEZ-MENENDEZ J, Miguelena J, Morales C, Diaz CL, et al
    Celsior Versus Microplegia: Analysis of Myocardial Protection in Elective Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)31301.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  896. MURASHITA T, Schaff HV, Suri RM, Daly RC, et al
    Impact of Left Ventricular Systolic Function on Outcome of Correction of Chronic Severe Aortic Valve Regurgitation: Implications for Timing of Surgical Intervention.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  897. TANG PC, Badami A, Akhter SA, Osaki S, et al
    Efficacy of Aortic Valve Resuspension in Establishing Valve Competence in Acute Type A Dissections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31176.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  898. HSU CY, Shih JC, Chen SJ, Wu ET, et al
    Modified Norwood Procedure for Tricuspid Atresia, Transposition of Great Arteries, and Hypoplastic Right Arch With Complete Vascular Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e481-e483.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  899. LAU C, Gaudino M, Mazza A, Munjal M, et al
    Reoperative Aortic Valve Replacement in a Previous Biologic Composite Valve Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e477-e480.
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  900. KLAPKOWSKI A, Siondalski P, Koprowski A, Rogowski J, et al
    Posterior Leaflet Tumor as a Presentation of Mitral Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e459.
    PubMed    


  901. HLAL M, Campelo-Parada F, Dagenais F, Rodes-Cabau J, et al
    Unusual Solution for a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Embolization: Deployment of an Endovascular Stent Through a Floating Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e457-e458.
    PubMed    


  902. BUTTNER S, Weiler H, Zoller C, Koch B, et al
    Aortic Valve Stenosis in a Dialysis Patient Waitlisted for Kidney Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e437-e438.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  903. GOTTE J, Hemmer W, Roser D, Liebrich M, et al
    Redo Aortic Valve Implantation After Full Root Replacement Using A Sutureless Valve Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e421-e422.
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    Closed Mitral Commissurotomy During Pregnancy in East Africa.
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    Percutaneous Rescue for Critical Mitral Stenosis Late After Mitral Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e417-e418.
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  906. MEI J, Ma N, Jiang Z, Zhao D, et al
    Concomitant Maze IV Ablation Procedure Performed Entirely by Bipolar Clamp Through Right Lateral Minithoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e473-e475.
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  907. GUPTA A, Kalra R, Joshi RK, Aggarwal N, et al
    Parachute Tricuspid Valve: A Case Treated by Open Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e443-e445.
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  908. BAUMGARTEN H, Squiers JJ, Brinkman WT, DiMaio JM, et al
    Implantation of Transcatheter Aortic Prosthesis in 3 Patients With Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e433-e435.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  909. KVITTING JP, Geiran OR
    Karl Viktor Hall: From In Situ Vein Bypass to the Tilting Disc Heart Valve Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1756-1761.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  910. WILLIAMS ML, Bavaria JE, Acker MA, Desai ND, et al
    Valve Selection in End-Stage Renal Disease: Should It Always Be Biological?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1531-1535.
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  911. SETTEPANI F, Cappai A, Basciu A, Barbone A, et al
    Impact of Cusp Repair on Reoperation Risk After the David Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1503-1511.
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  912. KUMAR SR, Bansal N, Wells WJ, Starnes VA, et al
    Outcomes of Reintervention on the Autograft After Ross Procedure.
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    Long-Term Outcome of Arterial Switch Operation Conversion After Failed Senning/Mustard Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1573-1579.
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    October 2016
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    Long-term Results Following Pericardial Patch Augmentation for Incompetent Bicuspid Aortic Valves: A Single Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31150.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  915. BRUSCHI G, Branny M, Schiltgen M, Ettori F, et al
    One-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Using the Direct Aortic Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31148.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  916. HENN MC, Percival T, Zajarias A, Melby SJ, et al
    Learning Alternative Access Approaches for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Implications for New Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Centers.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  917. KOWALEWSKI M, Malvindi PG, Suwalski P, Raffa GM, et al
    Clinical Safety and Effectiveness of Endoaortic as Compared to Transthoracic Clamp for Small Thoracotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31140.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  918. GROH MA, Diaz I, Johnson AM, Ely SW, et al
    Is Surgical Intervention the Optimal Therapy for the Treatment of Aortic Valve Stenosis for Patients With Intermediate Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Score?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31069.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  919. LAWRANCE CP, Henn MC, Miller JR, Kopek MA, et al
    The Electrophysiologic Effects of Acute Mitral Regurgitation in a Canine Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31068.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  920. CHAN V, Elmistekawy E, Ruel M, Hynes M, et al
    How Does Mitral Valve Repair Fail in Patients With Prolapse?-Insights From Longitudinal Echocardiographic Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31156.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  921. PANTOJA JL, Morgan AE, Grossi EA, Jensen MO, et al
    Undersized Mitral Annuloplasty Increases Strain in the Proximal Lateral Left Ventricular Wall.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 5. pii: S0003-4975(16)30917.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  922. CONDADO JF, Jensen HA, Maini A, Ko YA, et al
    Should We Perform Carotid Doppler Screening Before Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(16)30792.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  923. BOUHOUT I, Mazine A, Rivard L, Ghoneim A, et al
    Conduction Disorders After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(16)30943.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  924. RIMOLDI SG, De Vecchi E, Pagani C, Zambelli A, et al
    Use of Dithiothreitol to Dislodge Bacteria From the Biofilm on an Aortic Valve in the Operating Theatre: A Case of Infective Endocarditis Caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Proteus mirabilis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e357-9.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  925. MARTENS T, Caes F, De Pauw M, Hens L, et al
    Minimally Invasive Repair of Mitral Valve Prolapse and Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in a Heart Transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e305-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  926. KOTKAR KD, Said SM, Michelena H, Wanta B, et al
    Right Coronary Artery Septic Embolization Secondary to Aerococcus urinae Native Mitral Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e295-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  927. BELLUSCHI I, Cioni M, Moriggia S, Alfieri O, et al
    Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Following Pericardiocentesis After Aortic Valve Repair and Ascending Aorta Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e291-3.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  928. HULMAN M, Bena M, Artemiou P, Gasparovic I, et al
    Iterative Learning of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in Mitral Valve Annulus Calcification: Management and Prevention of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Dislocation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e287-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  929. GONZALEZ-SANTOS JM, Arnaiz-Garcia ME, Dalmau-Sorli MJ, Sastre-Rincon JA, et al
    Complete Transversal Disc Fracture in a Bjork-Shiley Delrin Mitral Valve Prosthesis 43 Years After Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e283-5.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  930. POULLIS M
    Preoperative Three-Dimensional Valve Analysis to Predict Recurrent Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation After Mitral Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1414.
    PubMed    


  931. KATO N, Yamagishi M, Kanda K, Miyazaki T, et al
    First Successful Clinical Application of the In Vivo Tissue-Engineered Autologous Vascular Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1387-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  932. VOTSCH A, Weihs W, Asslaber M, Dapunt O, et al
    Perceval Sutureless Valve Dysfunction Caused by Valvular Thrombosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e309-11.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  933. VOLA M, Fuzellier JF, Gerbay A, Campisi S, et al
    First in Human Totally Endoscopic Perceval Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e299-301.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  934. DANESI TH, Minniti G, Cresce GD, Favaro A, et al
    Redo After Failure of Aortic Homografts With a Rapid Deployment Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e281-2.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  935. VALLABHAJOSYULA P, Szeto WY, Habertheuer A, Komlo C, et al
    Bicuspid Aortic Insufficiency With Aortic Root Aneurysm: Root Reimplantation Versus Bentall Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1221-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  936. MCCARTHY FH, Bavaria JE, McDermott KM, Moeller P, et al
    At the Root of the Repair Debate: Outcomes After Elective Aortic Root Replacements for Aortic Insufficiency With Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1199-205.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  937. CERILLO AG, Gasbarri T, Celi S, Murzi M, et al
    Transapical Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation for Failed Mitral Bioprostheses: Gradient, Symptoms, and Functional Status in 18 High-Risk Patients Up to 5 Years.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1289-95.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2016
  938. CHAN V, Levac-Martinho O, Sohmer B, Elmistekawy E, et al
    When Should the Mitral Valve Be Repaired or Replaced in Patients With Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)30871.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  939. KEELING WB, Leshnower BG, Binongo J, Lasanajak Y, et al
    Severity of Preoperative Aortic Regurgitation Does Not Impact Valve Durability of Aortic Valve Repair Following the David V Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)30873.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  940. HAUNSCHILD J, Schellinger IN, von Salisch S, Bakhtiary F, et al
    Granular Media Calcinosis in the Aortic Walls of Patients With Bicuspid and Tricuspid Aortic Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)30913.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  941. SCHNEIDER U, Hofmann C, Aicher D, Takahashi H, et al
    Suture Annuloplasty Significantly Improves the Durability of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 20. pii: S0003-4975(16)30788.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  942. TANAKA A, Onsager D, Song T, Cozadd D, et al
    Surgically Corrected Mitral Regurgitation During Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Is Associated With Low Recurrence Rate and Improved Midterm Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 19. pii: S0003-4975(16)30841.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  943. IINO K, Miyata H, Motomura N, Watanabe G, et al
    Prolonged Cross-Clamping During Aortic Valve Replacement Is an Independent Predictor of Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality: Analysis of the Japan Cardiovascular Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(16)30771.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  944. SCHNEIDER U, Schmied W, Aicher D, Giebels C, et al
    Sinus Plication to Improve Valve Configuration in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair-Early Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)30779.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  945. LANGE R, Voss B, Kehl V, Mazzitelli D, et al
    Right Minithoracotomy Versus Full Sternotomy for Mitral Valve Repair: A Propensity Matched Comparison.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)30766.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  946. D'ONOFRIO A, Besola L, Rizzoli G, Bizzotto E, et al
    Impact of Changes in Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction on Survival After Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 7. pii: S0003-4975(16)30749.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  947. LUC JG, Shanks M, Tyrrell BD, Welsh RC, et al
    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve: A Cautionary Tale.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e211-3.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  948. MAINWARING RD, Patrick WL, Carrillo SA, Ibrahimye AN, et al
    Prevalence and Anatomy of Retroesophageal Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:877-82.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2016
  949. KITAMURA H, Tamaki M, Okawa Y
    Giant Root Abscess by Staphylococcus aureus Without Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e165.
    PubMed    


  950. KRON IL, Ailawadi G
    Low Risk TAVR: The Long View.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:357.
    PubMed    


  951. ROUZE S, Flecher E, Revest M, Anselmi A, et al
    Infective Endocarditis With Paravalvular Extension: 35-Year Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:549-55.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  952. MA K, Li S, Hu S, Hua Z, et al
    Neoaortic Valve Regurgitation After Arterial Switch: Ten Years Outcomes From A Single Center.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:636-42.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  953. ALFIERIS GM, Swartz MF, Lehoux J, Bove EL, et al
    Long-Term Survival and Freedom From Reoperation After Placement of a Pulmonary Xenograft Valved Conduit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:602-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  954. PERICART L, Fauchier L, Bourguignon T, Bernard L, et al
    Long-Term Outcome and Valve Surgery for Infective Endocarditis in the Systematic Analysis of a Community Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:496-504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  955. BAUMBACH H, Wachter K, Nagib R, Ahad S, et al
    Complex Cusp Repair in Patients Undergoing the David Procedure: Is It Worth It?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:483-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  956. KHAN H, Chaubey S, Nitiahpapand R, Desai J, et al
    A Rare Case of Florid Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Autoantibody-Associated Vasculitis Involving Both Atrioventricular Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e87-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  957. STEAR TJ, Shersher D, Kim GJ, Smego DR, et al
    Valvular Cytomegalovirus Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e105-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2016
  958. HOLUBEC T, Higashigaito K, Belobradek Z, Dergel M, et al
    An Expansible Aortic Ring in Aortic Root Remodeling: Exact Position, Pulsatility, Effectiveness, and Stability in Three-Dimensional CT Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)30605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  959. PHILIP R, Kumar TK, Waller BR, McCoy M, et al
    Near Catastrophic Accelerated Structural Degeneration of the Perimount Magna Pericardial Bioprosthesis in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:308-11.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  960. BAUMBACH H, Rustenbach CJ, Ahad S, Nagib R, et al
    Minimally Invasive Extracorporeal Bypass in Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Operations: A Prospective Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:93-100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  961. WOLLERSHEIM LW, Li WW, Bouma BJ, Kaya A, et al
    Midterm Follow-Up of the Stentless Freedom Solo Bioprosthesis in 350 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:86-92.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  962. WANG J, Sun X, Xiao M, Zhang M, et al
    Regional Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling After Myectomy in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:124-31.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  963. RAZA S, Sabik JF 3rd, Rajeswaran J, Idrees JJ, et al
    Enhancing the Value of Population-Based Risk Scores for Institutional-Level Use.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:70-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2016
  964. OLIVEIRA MA, Santos CA, Brandi AC, Botelho PH, et al
    Special Measures to Do De Vega Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2431-2.
    PubMed    


  965. PATIL NP, Falconieri F, Bahrami T
    Mitral Repair for Decompensated Postinfarction Papillary Muscle Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2393.
    PubMed    


  966. BARRETTA A, Greco E, Mancone M, Sardella G, et al
    Emergency Cardiac Surgery for Irreversible MitraClip Delivery System Entrapment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2392.
    PubMed    


  967. KAHLBAU H, Gomes I, Pinto F, Fragata JI, et al
    Uncommon Multicystic Lesion of the Interventricular Septum in a 7-Year-Old Boy: Unusual Presentation of an Intracardiac Teratoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2375-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  968. MACHOVEC KA, Jaquiss RD, Kaemmer DD, Ames WA, et al
    Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategy for a Cyanotic Child With Hemoglobin SC Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2373-5.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  969. BHOJE A, Talwar S, Saxena R, Gharde P, et al
    Surgical Challenges of Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2367-70.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  970. SAID SM, Mainwaring RD, Ma M, Tacy TA, et al
    Pulmonary Valve Repair for Patients With Acquired Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2294-301.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  971. KARASKOV A, Bogachev-Prokophiev A, Sharifulin R, Zheleznev S, et al
    Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Replacement With Xenografts in Ross Patients Older Than 60 Years.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2252-9.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  972. SUGIURA J, Nakano T, Kado H
    Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction in Aortic Arch Anomalies With Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2302-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  973. SHAH A
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2174-5.
    PubMed    


  974. FARRINGTON DK, Kilgo PD, Thourani VH, Jacob JT, et al
    High Risk of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis and Death After Valve Replacement Operations in Dialysis Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2217-23.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  975. MANDEGAR MH, Moradi B, Roshanali F
    Replacement of a Dislocated Aortic Prosthesis After Transcatheter Valve Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e189-91.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2016
  976. OKADA N, Murayama H, Hasegawa H
    Optimal Surgical Management Using a Classic Blalock-Taussig Shunt for an Infected Pseudoaneurysm After a Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1992-5.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  977. KADOWAKI T, Yamaguchi H, Takagaki M, Nakamura H, et al
    Successful Repair of Regurgitant Pentacuspid Pulmonary Valve Combined With Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1990-2.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2016
  978. NAIMO PS, Fricke TA, d'Udekem Y, Cochrane AD, et al
    Surgical Intervention for Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery in Children: A Long-Term Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(15)01869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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