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    July 2021
  1. MICHELENA HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, et al
    International consensus statement on nomenclature and classification of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy, for clinical, surgical, interventional and research purposes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jul 22. pii: 6325245. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. SIEVERS HH
    The bicuspid aortic valve complex: still a mystery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jul 22. pii: 6325254. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  3. SADABA JR, Alvarez-Asiain V
    What is in a name for bicuspid aortic valve aortopathy?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jul 22. pii: 6325251. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  4. MICHELENA HI, Della Corte A, Evangelista A, Maleszewski JJ, et al
    Summary: international consensus statement on nomenclature and classification of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve and its aortopathy, for clinical, surgical, interventional and research purposes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jul 22. pii: 6325246. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. BELLI E
    Another brick in the wall?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;60:104.
    PubMed    


  6. JIANG X, Peng B, Liu J, Zhang H, et al
    Impact of operator experience and volume on outcomes after complete repair for tetralogy of Fallot.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;60:105-112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. KIM W, Kwak JG, Kwon HW, Cho S, et al
    Pulmonary valve replacement may not restore ventricular volume and functional status in patients with pulmonary regurgitation after late tetralogy of Fallot repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jul 13. pii: 6319846. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. NGUYEN A
    Septal myectomy in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with lesser septal thickness-mitral valve repair is not necessary.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jul 13. pii: 6319844. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


    June 2021
  9. VERVOORT D, Fremes SE
    Occam's razor in societal guidelines: optimizing antiplatelet therapy after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jun 25. pii: 6309728. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  10. COSTA GF, Costa M, Goncalves L, Teixeira R, et al
    Antiplatelet therapy after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jun 20. pii: 6306824. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. LIANG Y, Wang J, Li D, Wan L, et al
    Mid-term outcome of surgical treatment in patients with aorto-left ventricular tunnel.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1312-1319.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. KOSTOLNY M
    My video is better than yours: a new chapter for perioperative assessment of function?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1337-1338.
    PubMed    


  13. ROZZI G, Lo Muzio FP, Fassina L, Rossi S, et al
    Right ventricular functional recovery depends on timing of pulmonary valve replacement in tetralogy of Fallot: a video kinematic study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1329-1336.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  14. DEL FORNO B, Ascione G, Bisogno A, Carino D, et al
    Long-term fate of moderate aortic regurgitation left untreated at the time of mitral valve surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 31. pii: 6290277. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. NEZIC D
    OBSERVANT aortic valve replacement score to predict 30-day mortality after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 31. pii: 6289953. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  16. MEURIS B, Vervoort D, De Praetere H, Rex S, et al
    Starting an aortic valve repair program: is it worthwhile? Aortic valve repair compared to replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 21. pii: 6280186. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. CHAMBERS JB
    Specialists give better care than generalists for mitral valve disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 21. pii: 6280159. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  18. SAHA S, Peterss S, Mueller C, Deseive S, et al
    Cardiac surgery following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 21. pii: 6280187. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. BAGHAI M, Wendler O, Grant SW, Goodwin AT, et al
    Aortic valve surgery in the UK, trends in activity and outcomes from a 15-year complete national series.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 21. pii: 6280160. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. YOUSSEFI P, Pepper J
    A new age of aortic valve repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 19. pii: 6278026. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  21. EL-ESSAWI A
    The value of competition: a patient-tailored approach to aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 13. pii: 6274941. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  22. SCHAFERS HJ
    Aortic valve reimplantation: unquestionably a long-term solution?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 11. pii: 6274240. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  23. SALA A, Lorusso R, Bargagna M, Ascione G, et al
    Isolated tricuspid valve surgery: first outcomes report according to a novel clinical and functional staging of tricuspid regurgitation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 10. pii: 6273045. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. MALVINDI PG, Luthra S, Olevano C, Salem H, et al
    Aortic valve replacement with biological prosthesis in patients aged 50-69 years.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1077-1086.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. BEYERSDORF F, Bauer T, Freemantle N, Walther T, et al
    Five-year outcome in 18 010 patients from the German Aortic Valve Registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 4. pii: 6263469. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  26. OSTOVAR R, Erb M, Schroeter F, Zytowski M, et al
    MitraClip: a word of caution regarding an all too liberal indication and delayed referral to surgery in case of failure.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:887-893.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. URBANSKI PP, Irimie V, Diegeler A, Morka A, et al
    Ascending aorta replacement in patients with coronary ostia localized above the sinotubular junction.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:758-764.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. BREATNACH CR, McGuinness J, Ng LY, Franklin O, et al
    Procedural technique for hybrid pulmonary valve replacement in infants and small children.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:823-830.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. SAITOH D, Kin H
    A stuck mechanical valve curtained by thrombosis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:921.
    PubMed    


  30. IZUMI G, Yokoshiki H, Tachibana T, Takeda A, et al
    A hybrid therapy for arrhythmogenic congestive cavity in a single ventricle.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:911-913.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. MOSCARELLI M, Nasso G, Vite G, Speziale G, et al
    Surgical treatment of prosthetic mechanical valve thrombosis with the aid of high-flow CO2.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:908-910.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. YEPEZ C, Rios J
    Pulmonary valve reconstruction using Ozaki's technique for infective endocarditis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:917-919.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. KRANE M, Wirth F, Boehm J, Lange R, et al
    Do we need to rethink treatment of aortic valve pathologies in younger patients?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 26. pii: 6252974. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  34. SCHOENHOFF F
    Non-tricuspid aortic valve is not one disease but many-insights from a large cohort of patients with unicuspid aortic valves.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 25. pii: 6250907. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  35. JASINSKI MJ, Kosiorowska K, Gocol R, Jasinski J, et al
    Bicuspid aortic valve repair: outcomes after 17 years of experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 23. pii: 6247304. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. ARJOMANDI RAD A, Naruka V, Vardanyan R, Viviano A, et al
    Mitral and tricuspid annuloplasty ring dehiscence: a systematic review with pooled analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 21. pii: 6242728. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. TASCA G, Jaworek M, Lucherini F, Trinca F, et al
    Leaflet kinematics after the Yacoub and Florida-sleeve operations: results of an in vitro study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:674-679.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. AMIRGHOFRAN A, Edraki F, Edraki M, Ajami G, et al
    Surgical repair of tetralogy of Fallot using autologous right atrial appendages: short- to mid-term results.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:697-704.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. CESNJEVAR RA, Cuomo M, Purbojo A, Dittrich S, et al
    Strategies for mitral valve disease in children: what, how and when.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 11. pii: 6220440. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  40. BECKERMAN Z, Mery CM
    Aorto-left ventricular tunnel: directing the spotlight to the aortic valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Apr 10. pii: 6219575. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


    March 2021
  41. LIM JH, Shin H, Shin DA, Kim DH, et al
    Suture tie-down forces and cyclic contractile forces after an undersized tricuspid annuloplasty using a 3-dimensional rigid ring in an ovine model.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 6205932. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. LEE JH, Cho S, Kwak JG, Kwon HW, et al
    Tricuspid valve detachment for ventricular septal defect closure in infants <5 kg: should we be hesitant?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 6205931. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. BECKMANN E, Martens A, Kruger H, Korte W, et al
    Aortic valve-sparing root replacement with Tirone E. David's reimplantation technique: single-centre 25-year experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: 6199187. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. MALVINDI PG, Luthra S, Giritharan S, Kowalewski M, et al
    Long-term survival after surgical aortic valve replacement in patients aged 80 years and over.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: 6199188. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. WENDLER O, Baghai M
    Transapical aortic valve implantation: never limited by aortic disease or vascular access, but always needed?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 27. pii: 6190433. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  46. HERNANDEZ-VAQUERO D, Rodriguez-Caulo E, Vigil-Escalera C, Blanco-Herrera O, et al
    Differences in life expectancy between men and women after aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 27. pii: 6190381. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. PFANNMUELLER B, Budde LM, Etz CD, Noack T, et al
    Postoperative outcome after reoperative isolated tricuspid valve surgery-is there a predictor for survival?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 26. pii: 6188983. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. ARIMURA S, Takada J, Nishimura G, Nakama N, et al
    The efficacy of sinus plication in aortic valvuloplasty for bicuspid aortic valve: experiments in a pulsatile flow simulation model.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 24. pii: 6184853. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. MARIE B, David CH, Guimbretiere G, Foucher Y, et al
    Carotid versus femoral access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: comparable results in the current era.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 16. pii: 6173739. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. RUDZINSKI PN, Mach M, Gross C, Andreas M, et al
    Complex transcatheter aortic valve replacement in aortic regurgitation and transcatheter mitral annuloplasty in severe dextrocardia.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 12. pii: 6168549. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. USEINI D, Beluli B, Christ H, Schlomicher M, et al
    Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with aortic diseases.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 12. pii: 6168678. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. PAUSCH J, Sequeira Gross T, Muller L, von Stumm M, et al
    Subannular repair for functional mitral regurgitation type IIIb in patients with ischaemic versus dilated cardiomyopathy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 10. pii: 6166283. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. CARINO D, Zancanaro E, Lapenna E, Ruggeri S, et al
    Long-term results of tricuspid annuloplasty with 3-dimensional-shaped rings: effective and durable!
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 9. pii: 6163128. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. CHRIST T, Borck R, Dushe S, Sundermann SH, et al
    Propensity matched long-term analysis of mechanical versus stentless aortic valve replacement in the younger patient.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 7. pii: 6161354. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. PETERSEN J, Lenz A, Adam G, Reichenspurner H, et al
    Corrigendum to 'Changes in transvalvular flow patterns after aortic valve repair: comparison of symmetric versus asymmetric aortic valve geometry'.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 3. pii: 6157401. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  56. FEDERSPIEL JM, Schnabel PA, Tschernig T, Balint B, et al
    Aortic aneurysms with tricuspid aortic valve have more degeneration than unicuspid aortic valve aneurysms.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Mar 1. pii: 6155886. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  57. HELMERS MR, Shin M, Iyengar A, Arguelles GR, et al
    Permanent pacemaker implantation following mitral valve surgery: a retrospective cohort study of risk factors and long-term outcomes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 28. pii: 6154410. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. HAENSIG M, Kuntze T, Gonzalez-Lopez D, Lapp H, et al
    Thromboembolic complications in transfemoral aortic valve implantation due to aortic wall thrombus and shaggy aorta syndrome.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 26. pii: 6151475. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. LAPENNA E, Nisi T, Carino D, Bargagna M, et al
    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with moderate septal thickness and mitral regurgitation: long-term surgical results.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: 6148997. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. PETERSEN J, Kloth B, Iqbal S, Reichenspurner H, et al
    Blunted beta-adrenoceptor-mediated inotropy in valvular cardiomyopathy: another piece of the puzzle in human aortic valve disease.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 23. pii: 6146748. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. POLLARI F, Fischlein T
    Calcium load assessment for aortic valve interventions: a call for consensus.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 18. pii: 6143809. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  62. BRANCACCIO G, Trezzi M, Chinali M, Vignaroli W, et al
    Predictors of survival in paediatric mitral valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 14. pii: 6134878. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. 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.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 12. pii: 6134150. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  64. BIANCARI F, Rosato S, Costa G, Barbanti M, et al
    A novel, comprehensive tool for predicting 30-day mortality after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 12. pii: 6133627. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  65. BENEDETTO U, Sinha S, Dimagli A, Dixon L, et al
    Aortic valve neocuspidization with autologous pericardium in adult patients: UK experience and meta-analytic comparison with other aortic valve substitutes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jan 31. pii: 6124836. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. CELIK M, Milojevic M, Durko AP, Oei FBS, et al
    Differences in baseline characteristics and outcomes of bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves in surgical aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jan 26. pii: 6120377. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. DE MEESTER C, Vanovershelde JL, Jahanyar J, Tamer S, et al
    Long-term durability of bicuspid aortic valve repair: a comparison of 2 annuloplasty techniques.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jan 25. pii: 6120056. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. MAS-PEIRO S, Faerber G, Bon D, Herrmann E, et al
    Impact of chronic kidney disease in 29 893 patients undergoing transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement from the German Aortic Valve Registry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jan 17. pii: 6102681. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. TWEDDELL JS
    The root replacement remains the gold standard for the Ross procedure.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:234-235.
    PubMed    


  70. DEL FORNO B, Ascione G, Alfieri O, De Bonis M, et al
    Reply to Cimci et al.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:283-284.
    PubMed    


  71. DEL FORNO B, Castiglioni A, Alfieri O, De Bonis M, et al
    Reply to Sa et al.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:286.
    PubMed    


  72. MURIN P, Weixler VHM, Moulla-Zeghouane J, Romanchenko O, et al
    Subcoronary Ross/Ross-Konno operation in children and young adults: initial single-centre experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:226-233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  73. GOCOL R, Bis J, Malinowski M, Ciosek J, et al
    Comparison of bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Dec 27. pii: 6053692. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. TAMER S, Mastrobuoni S, Lemaire G, Jahanyar J, et al
    Two decades of valve-sparing root reimplantation in tricuspid aortic valve: impact of aortic regurgitation and cusp repair.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: 6041054. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. KARALKO M, Stejskal V, Dergel M, Gofus J, et al
    Histopathological changes in dilated ascending aorta associated with aortic valve cuspidity.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: 6041057. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. TEDORIYA T, Okano R, Fukuzumi M, Miyauchi T, et al
    A simple technique of artificial chordae implantation in robotic cardiac surgery using a novel tube device supporting expanded polytetrafluoroethylene chordae ligation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: 6039748. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. CARINO D, Denti P, Ascione G, Del Forno B, et al
    Is the EuroSCORE II reliable in surgical mitral valve repair? A single-centre validation study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Dec 14. pii: 6032258. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. PETERSEN J, Lenz A, Adam G, Reichenspurner H, et al
    Changes in transvalvular flow patterns after aortic valve repair: comparison of symmetric versus asymmetric aortic valve geometry.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Dec 7. pii: 6025473. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  79. KOFLER M, Meyer A, Schwartz J, Sundermann S, et al
    A new calcium score to predict paravalvular leak in transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 25. pii: 6000630. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. YAMABE T, Zhao Y, Kurlansky PA, Nitta S, et al
    Assessment of long-term outcomes: aortic valve reimplantation versus aortic valve and root replacement with biological valved conduit in aortic root aneurysm with tricuspid valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 24. pii: 5999154. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. BELLUSCHI I, Alfieri O, Montorfano M, Castiglioni A, et al
    Low left main coronary ostium: when surgery is still more appropriate than transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 23. pii: 5998471. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed    


  82. ELGHARABLY H, Javadikasgari H, Koprivanac M, Lowry AM, et al
    Right versus left heart reverse remodelling after treating ischaemic mitral and tricuspid regurgitation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 14. pii: 5981758. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. HOLMGREN A, Enger TB, Naslund U, Videm V, et al
    Long-term results after aortic valve replacement for bicuspid or tricuspid valve morphology in a Swedish population.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 12. pii: 5975815. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. PAHWA S, Saran N, Pochettino A, Schaff H, et al
    Outcomes of tricuspid valve surgery in patients with functional tricuspid regurgitation.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 7. pii: 5960185. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. LEE HA, Chou AH, Wu VC, Chan YS, et al
    Nationwide cohort study of tricuspid valve repair versus replacement for infective endocarditis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 6. pii: 5959810. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. BARTUS K, Litwinowicz R, Bilewska A, Stapor M, et al
    Final 5-year outcomes following aortic valve replacement with a RESILIA tissue bioprosthesis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 3. pii: 5952768. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. BECKMANN E, Martens A, Kaufeld T, Shrestha ML, et al
    Reply to Baikoussis et al.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020;58:1106-1107.
    PubMed    


  88. BAIKOUSSIS NG, Iakovakis I, Sigala E, Triantafillou K, et al
    Aortic root surgery; ...sparing the valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020;58:1106.
    PubMed    


  89. BARILI F, Gerosa G, Parolari A
    Reply to Tomsic and Klautz.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020;58:1105-1106.
    PubMed    


  90. TOMSIC A, Klautz RJM
    What we see depends on what we look for.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020;58:1105.
    PubMed    


    October 2020
  91. CESNJEVAR RA, Harig F, Dietz M, Alkassar M, et al
    Growth of hypoplastic mitral valves in hypoplastic left heart complex and similar constellations after anatomical left superior vena cava correction.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Oct 17. pii: 5929303. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. LAAKSO T, Laine M, Moriyama N, Dahlbacka S, et al
    Impact of paravalvular regurgitation on the mid-term outcome after transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Oct 15. pii: 5923772. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. LIU P, Xia DS, Qiao WH, Hu D, et al
    Which is the best prosthesis in an isolated or combined tricuspid valve replacement?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Oct 13. pii: 5922759. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. GAMMIE JS, Bartus K, Gackowski A, Szymanski P, et al
    Safety and performance of a novel transventricular beating heart mitral valve repair system: 1-year outcomes.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Oct 10. pii: 5920584. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. VEEN KM, Mokhles MM, Soliman O, de By TMMH, et al
    Clinical impact and 'natural' course of uncorrected tricuspid regurgitation after implantation of a left ventricular assist device: an analysis of the European Registry for Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support (EUROMACS).
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Oct 10. pii: 5920578. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. MATSUSHIMA S, Hess A, Lammerzahl JR, Karliova I, et al
    Unicuspid aortic valve repair with bicuspidization in the paediatric population.
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    Redo aortic root replacement reutilizing 22-year patent modified Cabrol grafts.
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    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: the edge-to-edge secures the correction of the systolic anterior motion.
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    A large aortic valve vegetation: an unusual case of non-bacterial thrombotic (marantic) endocarditis.
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    December 2016
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    June 2016
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    May 2016
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    April 2016
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    February 2016
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    January 2016
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