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


  2. YANG G, Chen JK, Wang XB, Zhao JB, et al
    A New Esophagogastric Anastomosis for McKeown Esophagectomy in Esophageal Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 13. pii: S0003-4975(21)01217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  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. KURLANSKY PA, O'Brien SM, Vassileva CM, Lobdell KW, et al
    Failure to Rescue: A New Society of Thoracic Surgeons Quality Metric for Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 6. pii: S0003-4975(21)01176.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. SEESE L, Turbendian HK, Thibault D, Da Fonseca Da Silva L, et al
    Utilization and Outcomes of the Nikaidoh, Rastelli, and REV Procedures: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)01164.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. SCHREITER N, Hermsen J, Hokanson J, Anagnostopoulos PV, et al
    The Use of STS Public Reporting to Guide Referrals in Congenital Heart Surgery: Results of a Survey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)01173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. BUSTAMANTE-MUNGUIRA J, Fernandez-Lasquetty J
    Is it pertinent to have cardiac surgery centers in areas with a large population dispersion and a low volume of cases?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 3. pii: S0003-4975(21)01157.
    PubMed    


  8. HALAS M, McCarthy PM, Mehta CK
    Opioid Use After Cardiac Surgery: Problem, or Problem of Perception?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 3. pii: S0003-4975(21)01163.
    PubMed    


  9. SHIMIZU D, Otani S, Sugimoto S, Yamamoto H, et al
    Lung transplantation for bronchiectasis due to hyper-immunoglobulin E syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 2. pii: S0003-4975(21)01094.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  10. HSIA TY
    Value for Money: Another Outcome Variable in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)01077.
    PubMed    


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


  12. JACOBS JP, Shahian DM, Grau-Sepulveda M, O'Brien SM, et al
    Current Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 18. pii: S0003-4975(21)01039.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. 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    


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


  15. BLITZER D, Berlin A, Guariento A, Mayer JE, et al
    Redefining Palliative Surgery: the Congenital Cardiac Surgery Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(21)01011.
    PubMed    


  16. NISSEN AP, Vreeland TJ, Teshome M, Archer MA, et al
    American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Standard for Curative Intent Pulmonary Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 10. pii: S0003-4975(21)01009.
    PubMed    


  17. PASQUALI SK, Thibault D, Hall M, Chiswell K, et al
    Evolving Cost-Quality Relationship in Pediatric Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)01008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. RAJAB TK, Mohiuddin MM, Kavarana MN
    Xenotransplantation Is the Future of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery....
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(21)00993.
    PubMed    


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


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


  21. 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


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


  23. HICKS GL
    "I Think I Can, I Think I Can": Multiple Arterial Grafting, a Litmus Test for Cardiothoracic Surgical Training.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1907-1908.
    PubMed    


  24. CASIRAGHI M, Spaggiari L
    22-Year Disease-Free Survival After Extended Pulmonary Metastasectomy: The Evidence of Success.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:2091.
    PubMed    


  25. 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    


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


  27. ROSENBAUM AN, Ternus BW, Pahwa S, Stulak JM, et al
    Risk of Liver Dysfunction After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1961-1967.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. 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


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


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


  31. ANAND J, Doberne J, Wojnarski CM, Smith PK, et al
    Coronary Anastomosis Simulation: Directed Interventions to Optimize Success.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:2072-2077.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. CHOW OS, Sudarshan M, Maxfield MW, Seese LM, et al
    National Survey of Burnout and Distress Among Cardiothoracic Surgery Trainees.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:2066-2071.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. SINHA R, Chen P, Sam R, Dodge-Khatami A, et al
    Results of Less Than 5-mm Right Ventricle-Pulmonary Artery Conduits in Single Ventricle Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:2028-2032.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


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


  36. COYAN GN, Da Fonseca Da Silva L, Da Silva JP, Viegas M, et al
    Polytetrafluoroethylene Tricuspid Valved Conduit for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e455-e458.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. GEBITEKIN C, Melek H, Cetinkaya G, Ozer E, et al
    Intercostal Nerve Reconstruction for Severe Compensatory Hyperhidrosis: The Gebitekin Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e443-e446.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. WU W, He Z, Xu J, Wen W, et al
    Anatomical Pulmonary Sublobar Resection Based on Subsegment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e447-e450.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. HIROTA M, Suezawa T, Kobayashi Y, Kawabata T, et al
    Endocardial Hemangioma of the Right Ventricle: Complete Excision With Right Ventricular Restoration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e411-e413.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


  41. SEKIYA N, Ryomoto M, Tanaka H, Yamamura M, et al
    Graft Traction Resolved Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e415-e417.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. MORET A, Glorion M, Gonin F, Longchampt E, et al
    Optimal Management With Radical Resection of Obstructive Primary Chondrosarcoma of the Trachea.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e393-e395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. RODGERS-FISCHL PM, Ferraris VA, Makdisi G
    Is Internal Mammary to the Anterior Descending Always the Best Option?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e425-e427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. MUNOZ MOLINA GM, Ovejero Diaz AP, Cabanero Sanchez A, Gorospe Sarasua L, et al
    Innominate Artery Dissection Caused by Video-Mediastinoscopy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e399-e401.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. NAKAZONO C, Okada S, Kato D, Uchibori A, et al
    External Corset Technique in a Patient With Anomalous Artery Supply to the Left Basal Segment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e407-e409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. 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


  47. CLARK JM, Kozower BD, Kosinski AS, Chang A, et al
    Variability in Smoking Status for Lobectomy Among Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Participants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1842-1848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. EICHHORN ME, Gompelmann D, Hoffmann H, Dreher S, et al
    Consolidating Lung Volume Reduction Surgery After Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1858-1865.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  49. 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    


  50. LI SS, Osho A, Moonsamy P, Wolfe S, et al
    Outcomes of Lung Transplantation from HCV Viremic Donors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00908.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. SWARTZ MF, Hutchinson DJ, Stauber SD, Taillie ER, et al
    Enoxaparin Reduces Catheter Associated Venous Thrombosis Following Infant Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 29. pii: S0003-4975(21)00907.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. RECK DOS SANTOS PA, Cypel M
    An ingenious approach for lobar lung transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00903.
    PubMed    


  53. LEE WY, Kwon SJ, Im YM, Kwon BS, et al
    Resolution of postnatal shock before open-heart surgery in neonates with prenatal diagnoses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(21)00860.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. MARTENS T
    Urgent Cardiac Surgery and COVID-19 Infection: Uncharted Territory: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1735.
    PubMed    


  55. GERGEN AK, Madsen HJ, Tilva KR, Smith JB, et al
    Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Lung Transplant Recipients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e343-e345.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. WOLF S, Wolf C, Cattermole TC, Rando HJ, et al
    Cardiac Surgery Outcomes: A Case for Increased Screening and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 May 1. pii: S0003-4975(21)00760.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. GIST KM, Borasino S, Alten JA
    The Prophylactic Peritoneal Dialysis Conundrum: Is It Worth It?: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1740-1741.
    PubMed    


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


  59. BU H, Zhao T
    The Right Thoracic Incision: The Importance of Children's Thoracic Deformity and Thymus Dysplasia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1738-1739.
    PubMed    


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


  61. JACOBS JP
    2019 Presidential Address of The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association: "WHY".
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1420-1434.
    PubMed    


  62. 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


  63. SASSON L, Schachner A
    Save a Child's Heart: We Can and We Should-A Generation Later.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1730-1733.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


  65. CHAN LY, Wang LC, Hsu HS
    Silent Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma of the Chest Wall.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e347-e348.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. OMURA A, Kimura K, Taniguchi S, Shintani Y, et al
    Thymic Metastasis of Ovarian Cancer 33 Years After Primary Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e361-e363.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. STEFANO PL, Barletta G, Andrei V, Cerillo AG, et al
    Cardiac Metastasis of Sacral Chordoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e319-e321.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. TAM VKH, Erez E, Roten L, Muyskens S, et al
    Senning With Aortic Translocation and Anatomic Repair for Congenitally Corrected Transposition.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1607-1612.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. 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


  70. 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


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


  72. KIM WH, Bae J, Ji SH, Shin KW, et al
    Dividing Stage 1 Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac or Thoracic Aortic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1458-1464.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. RANGANATH NK, Malas J, Chen S, Smith DE, et al
    High Lung Transplant Center Volume Is Associated With Increased Survival in Hospitalized Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1652-1658.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. FAROUX L, Villecourt A, Guimaraes L, Wintzer-Wehekind J, et al
    Radiation Exposure During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Impact of Arterial Approach and Prosthesis Type.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1601-1606.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. GERACI TC, Ferrari-Light D, Pozzi N, Cerfolio RJ, et al
    Midterm Results for Robotic Thymectomy for Malignant Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1675-1681.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. POWER AD, Merritt RE, Patterson K, Abdel-Rasoul M, et al
    Early Postoperative Functional Assessment Predicts Non-Home Discharge After Pulmonary Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1710-1716.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. NAIMO PS, Konstantinov IE
    Surgery for Truncus Arteriosus: Contemporary Practice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1442-1450.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. STEPHENS EH, Qureshi MY, Anderson JH, Ashikhmina E, et al
    Bidirectional Cavopulmonary Shunt for Right Ventricular Unloading.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1435-1441.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. BERGQUIST CS, Brescia AA, Watt TMF, Pienta MJ, et al
    Super Fellowships Among Cardiothoracic Trainees: Prevalence and Motivations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1724-1729.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. HOFFMAN GM, Niebler RA, Scott JP, Bertrandt RA, et al
    Interventions Associated With Treatment of Low Cardiac Output After Stage 1 Norwood Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1620-1627.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  81. INGASON AB, Geirsson A, Gudbjartsson T, Muehlschlegel JD, et al
    The Incidence of New Persistent Opioid Use Following Cardiac Surgery via Sternotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00733.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. CARVAJAL HG, Merritt TC, Canter MW, Abarbanell AM, et al
    Improved Outcomes of Infant Lung Transplantation Over Three Decades.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(21)00735.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. 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


  84. 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


  85. 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


  86. 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


  87. 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


  88. KLAPPER J, Denlinger C, Sade RM
    Smoking Relapse After Lung Transplantation: Is a Second Transplant Justified?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S0003-4975(21)00741.
    PubMed    


  89. PAL N, Abernathy JH 3rd, Taylor MA, Bollen BA, et al
    Dexmedetomidine, Delirium, and Adverse Outcomes: Analysis of the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00725.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. XU X, Shi J, Peng G, Yang C, et al
    Non-in Situ Technique of Heart-lung Transplantation: Case Series and Technique Description.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(21)00728.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. 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


  92. HADAYA J, Downey P, Tran Z, Sanaiha Y, et al
    Impact of Postoperative Infections on Readmission and Resource Use in Elective Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 18. pii: S0003-4975(21)00705.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. TRAN Z, Williamson C, Hadaya J, Verma A, et al
    Trends and Outcomes of Surgical Re-exploration Following Cardiac Operations in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 17. pii: S0003-4975(21)00703.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. 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    


  95. JAIN PN, Salciccioli KB, Guffey D, Byun J, et al
    Risk Factors for Perioperative Morbidity in Adults Undergoing Cardiac Surgery at Children's Hospitals.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(21)00679.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. ZYBLEWSKI SC, Martin RH, Shipes VB, Hamlin-Smith K, et al
    Intraoperative methylprednisolone and neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants after cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 14. pii: S0003-4975(21)00697.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. YANG Z, Subramanian MP, Yan Y, Meyers BF, et al
    The Impact of Center Volume on Outcomes in Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(21)00673.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. JACOBS J, Shahian D, Badhwar V, Thibault D, et al
    Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2021 Adult Cardiac Surgery Risk Models for Multiple Valve Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 9. pii: S0003-4975(21)00670.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. 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    


  100. ZAINAB A, Nguyen DT, Graviss EA, Fatima S, et al
    Development and Validation of a Risk Score for Respiratory Failure After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 8. pii: S0003-4975(21)00663.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. 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    


  102. ENUMAH ZO, Bolman RM, Zilla P, Boateng P, et al
    United in Earnest: First Pilot Sites for Increased Surgical Capacity for Rheumatic Heart Disease Announced by Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(21)00015.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


  104. NELSON DB, White PT, Rajaram R, Antonoff MB, et al
    Showcasing Your Cardiothoracic Training Program in the Virtual Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1102-1110.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. PEETERS K, Mesotten D, Willaert X, Deraedt K, et al
    Salvage Lobectomy to Treat Necrotizing SARS-CoV-2 Pneumonia Complicated by a Bronchopleural Fistula.
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    Right or Left Internal Thoracic Artery to the Left Anterior Descending Artery: Informed Choice or Flip a Coin.
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    PubMed    


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    HSP90 Inhibitor Improves Lung Protection in Porcine Model of Donation After Circulatory Arrest.
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    Low-Grade Myofibroblastic Sarcoma Arising From Keloid Scar on the Chest Wall After Thoracic Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Cardiac Surgery Utilization Across Vulnerable Persons After Medicaid Expansion.
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    The long-term impact of perioperative red blood transfusion on patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
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    Surgical and Psychosocial Predictors of Mental Health in Parents of Children With Cardiac Admissions.
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    Complete resection of phosphoglyceride crystal deposition disease after cardiac surgery.
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    Long-term Healthcare Expenditures over Time for Tissue and Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    Early Outcomes for Surgical Minimally Invasive SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement.
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    Risk Factors for Anastomotic Complications after Radical Mckeown Esophagectomy.
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    Why Is MIDCAB the Least Likely Option for Coronary Revascularization?
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    Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation during mitral valve surgery. Can we do more?
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    PubMed    


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    Platelet Transfusion in Cardiac Surgery: A 'Biostatisticians Nightmare'.
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    Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair: Causes of Valve Failure and Long Term Outcomes.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Defining the limits of valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement for degenerated Freestyle bioprosthesis.
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    PubMed    


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    Coronary Artery Bypass for Anomalous Coronary Arteries: Something I will not do.
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    Safety and outcomes of combined liver transplantation and cardiac surgery in cirrhosis.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Effect of Lymph Node Assessment on Outcomes in Surgery for Limited Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PREDICTORS OF PATIENT-REPORTED REFLUX AFTER ESOPHAGECTOMY.
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    Intra-aortic Balloon Pump vs Peripheral Ventricular Assist Device Utilization in the US.
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    Isolated Chylopericardium: An Unusual Cause of Late Cardiac Tamponade After Mitral Valve Repair.
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    Cannulation of the carotid artery for minimally invasive mitral or tricuspid valve surgery.
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    A National Analysis of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease.
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    Committee Recommendations for Resuming Cardiac Surgery Activity in the SARS-CoV-2 Era: Guidance from an International Cardiac Surgery Consortium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)30722.
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    A Novel CT-scan tool for patient selection in minithoracotomy aortic replacement.
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    Ramping up Delivery of Cardiac Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Guidance Statement from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons COVID-19 Task Force.
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    Age-Related Biomarkers to Predict Acute Kidney Injury in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
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    Durability of Aortic Valve Bioprostheses.
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    Surgical Aortic Valve Sizing: Imagine the Benefits of Imaging.
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    Mitral Valve Surgery for Papillary Muscle Rupture: Outcomes in 1,342 Patients from the STS Database.
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    A Survey of Cardiac Surgery Infections with PICO Negative Pressure Therapy in High-Risk Patients.
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    Invited Commentary.
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    PubMed    


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    Where Will the Cardiothoracic Surgeon-Scientist of the Future Come From?
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    PubMed    


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    Search for Meaningful Use of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Thoracic Surgery.
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    Fifty-Sixth Annual Meeting, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Sudden Cardiac Death Revealed by an Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery from the Left Sinus of Valsalva.
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    Transatlantic Editorial: The Use of Multiple Arterial Grafts for Coronary Revascularization in Europe and North America.
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    PubMed    


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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs 2019 Annual Report: The Changing Landscape of Devices and Indications.
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    Reflections on a Career in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Maintaining Humanism in a Changing Environment.
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    HeartMate 3 Implantation in a Myosplint Device-Supported Left Ventricle.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e177-e178.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  850. YAMANAKA S, Takanashi S
    Early Structural Valve Deterioration of Tricuspid Pericardial Valve Caused by Native Valve Adhesion.
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    Gender Bias Affects Assessment of Frailty and Recommendations for Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:938-944.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Robotic-Assisted Surgical Treatment of Catamenial Pneumothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e191-e192.
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    February 2020
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    Transfusion in Elective Aortic Root Replacement: Analysis of the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
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    Staging of Surgeries in Co-morbid Congenital Tracheal Stenosis and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Interannular bridge: a novel approach to address congenital mitral regurgitation.
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    Intensive care unit and acute care unit length of stay following congenital heart surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Causes of thrombocytopenia in cardiac surgery: looking for the Holy Grail?
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    PubMed    


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    Estimating Resource Utilization in Congenital Heart Surgery.
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    Aortic Valve Repair versus Replacement Associated with Durable Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Postoperative Outcomes of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
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    Atrial Fibrillation Following Cardiac Surgery: Electrophysiological Mechanism and Outcome.
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    Trifecta versus Perimount Magna Ease Aortic Valve Prostheses.
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    Fixed or weight-tiered enoxaparin after thoracic surgery for venous thromboembolism prevention.
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    Evaluating The Impact of Pneumonia Prevention Recommendations Following Cardiac Surgery.
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    Biatrial vs. bicaval orthotopic heart transplantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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    Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement for Aortico left ventricular tunnel with Bicuspid aortic valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)30096.
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Feb 5. pii: S0003-4975(20)30102.
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    PubMed    


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    PubMed    


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    Bronchoscopical Repair of Tracheal Laceration Using Conventional Instrumentation: A Novel Technique.
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    Giant Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm Caused by Idiopathic Pulmonary Artery Hypertension.
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    Distal Embolic Protection in Impella 5.0 Explantation: Loop and Snare Technique.
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    Surgery for Dysphagia Lusoria in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e131-e133.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  880. ETHIER T, Bisleri G, Ribeiro IB, Payne D, et al
    Surgical Removal of Migrated Broken Sternal Wire Using Endoscopic Assistance.
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  881. PALANISAMY V, Mohandoss BK, Ravikumar MS, Raman R K, et al
    Uncommon Anatomic Variation of Left Internal Mammary Artery: God-Created Y-Graft Conduit.
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    Norwood Operation of a Neonate With Pentalogy of Cantrell.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e135-e136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  883. SPEIR AM, Yohe C, Lahey SJ, Painter JR, et al
    2020 Medicare Final Payment Rule: Implications for Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:313-316.
    PubMed    


  884. KARI FA, Bohnens H, Bierbach B, Bacha EA, et al
    Repair of Complex Transposition of Great Arteries: Up to 30 Years of Follow-up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:555-565.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Prognostic Classification of Multiple Primary Lung Cancers Based on a Ground-Glass Opacity Component.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:420-427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Near-Infrared-Guided Pulmonary Segmentectomy After Endobronchial Indocyanine Green Injection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:396-403.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Digital Inference of Immune Microenvironment Reveals Low-Risk Subtype of Early Lung Adenocarcinoma.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Automated Implantation of Artificial Mitral Chords: Preliminary Results From the Feasibility Trial.
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    Impact of Cerebral Perfusion on Outcomes of Aortic Surgery: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  890. SINHA M, Pandey NN, Sharma A
    Dual Coronary Compression: An Exceedingly Rare Complication Secondary to Annuloaortic Ectasia.
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    PubMed    


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    Repair of Superior Sinus Venosus Atrial Septal Defect Using a Modified Two-Patch Technique.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Contemporary Midterm Outcomes in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Vascular Ring Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:566-572.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Social Media Improves Cardiothoracic Surgery Literature Dissemination: Results of a Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:589-595.
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    Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Unroofing of Myocardial Bridging in Symptomatic Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:452-457.
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    Nightly Preoperative Huddle Email Improves Perioperative Efficiency.
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    Procedure- and Hospital-Level Variation of Deep Sternal Wound Infection From All-Japan Registry.
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    Early Aortic Paravalvular Leak After Conventional Cardiac Valve Surgery: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:517-525.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Case of Video-Assisted Thoracoplasty Application in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Treatment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e95-e98.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
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    Bridging the disparities gap to heart transplantation with left ventricular assist devices.
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    PubMed    


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    New Persistent Opioid Use After Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery in Commercially Insured Patients.
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    Outcomes Following Tricuspid Valve Repair with Ring Versus Suture Bicuspidization Annuloplasty.
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    Outcomes of Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair Surgery for Anterior, Posterior and Bileaflet Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(20)30076.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  903. GRENDA TR, Lagisetty KH
    Salvage Esophagectomy Following Atrioesophageal Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30063.
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    Novel Low-Cost, High-Fidelity, Portable Simulation Device for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30068.
    PubMed    


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    CRP levels after esophagectomy are associated with increased surgical trauma and complications.
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    Coronary bypass with the free internal thoracic artery to treat anomalous right coronary artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30064.
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    Secure closure of right ventricular perforation reinforced with coronary artery wall.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30065.
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    Transcatheter closure of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm after mitral valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(20)30070.
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    Disparities in Guideline Concordant Treatment for Pathologic N1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
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    Readmission Following Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States.
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    Thirty-Day Non-Index Readmissions and Clinical Outcomes Following Cardiac Surgery.
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    Mitral valve replacement with the 15-mm mechanical valve: a 20-year multi-center experience.
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    Hospital Performance Assessment in Congenital Heart Surgery - Where Do We Go from Here?
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    Racial disparity in cardiac surgery risk and outcome: Report from a statewide quality initiative.
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    Lung cancer surgery for patients on hemodialysis: A decade of experience at multicenter institutions.
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    First Successful Open-heart Surgery Utilizing Cross-circulation in 1954.
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    Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Narrative Review of its Application in Cardiac Surgery (Commentary).
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    Minimally invasive redo aortic valve replacement: results from a multicentric registry (SURD-IR).
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  920. FALCOZ PE
    Multiple Pulmonary Resections for Synchronous and Metachronous Lung Cancer at Two Chinese Centers (Commentary).
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    Mechanical versus biological prostheses for surgical aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50-70 (Commentary).
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    Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair Simplified: An Evolution to Universal Artificial Cordal Repair (Commentary).
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    Renal Outcomes in Patients Bridged to Heart Transplant with a Left Ventricular Assist Device.
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    Transthoracic Ultrasound in Pneumothorax.
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  930. ARIYARATNAM P, Hussein N, Cowen M
    Predictors of Opioids on Discharge in Cardiothoracic Surgery in More Than 6000 Patients.
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    Negative Effects of Blood Usage on Postoperative Renal Function.
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    Novel Lung Biopsy Surgical Technique for Definitive Diagnosis of Pulmonary Capillary Hemangiomatosis.
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    The Resilience Bank Account: Skills for Optimal Performance.
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    Gender Bias and Its Negative Impact on Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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    Identification of Time-Dependent Risks of Hemodynamic States After Stage 1 Norwood Palliation.
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    Trainee Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network: Early Experience With TweetChat-Based Journal Clubs.
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    Magnetic Resonance-Based Diagnostics for Bleeding Assessment in Neonatal Cardiac Surgery.
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    Preventive Strategy for Re-expansion Pulmonary Edema after Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)31891.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  956. ZHANG Y, Fu F, Wen Z, Deng L, et al
    Segment location and ground glass opacity ratio reliably predict node-negative status in lung cancer.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair Simplified: An Evolution to Universal Artificial Cordal Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)31884.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  958. BRODERICK SR
    Understanding Failure-to-Rescue after Esophagectomy in the United States (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


  959. FERGUSON MK, Mitzman B, Lin J, Derstine B, et al
    A Morphomic Index is an Independent Predictor of Survival after Lung Cancer Resection.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Reintervention after aortic valve replacement: Comparison of three aortic bioprostheses.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Quality Control for Permanent Pacemaker Implantation after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    PubMed    


  962. JABAGI H, Boodhwani M
    Concepts of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair - A Review (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


  963. DENG HY, Zhou J, Wang RL, Jiang R, et al
    Surgical choice for cIA non-small cell lung cancer: view from regional lymph node metastasis.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Best practices of aortic valve replacement with the Edwards Intuity Elite valve.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Low Thoracic Skeletal Muscle Area Predicts Morbidity after Pneumonectomy for Lung Cancer.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Cardiac Transplantation Using Hearts with Transient Dysfunction: Role of Takotsubo Like Phenotype Running Head: Takotsubo Like Syndrome in Donor Hearts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31828.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  967. SAZZAD F, Kuzemczak M, Kofidis T
    A novel minimally invasive technique of temporary caval occlusion for right heart surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)31821.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  968. ROSS LF
    Delegating Decision-Making Authority To a Surrogate.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1615-1616.
    PubMed    


  969. BOWDISH ME, Crookes PF
    Meaningful Consent From a Willfully Noninformed Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1614-1615.
    PubMed    


  970. GACA JG
    Acting In Good Faith: Operating Without Truly Informed Consent.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1613-1614.
    PubMed    


  971. WUESTE DE
    Algorithmic vs Conscientious Professional Responsibility.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1613.
    PubMed    


  972. SCHUKLENK U
    Noninformed Consent Can Be Ethically Defensible.
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    PubMed    


  973. ANGELOS P
    Informed Consent Requires The Patient Have The Opportunity To Be Informed.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1611-1612.
    PubMed    


  974. CAMPELIA GD, Kirkpatrick JN
    Reinterpreting Informed Decision-Making Through The Clinician-Patient Relationship.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1610-1611.
    PubMed    


  975. ENTWISTLE JWC 3RD
    Noninformed Consent and Autonomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1610.
    PubMed    


  976. BLITZER D
    The Consent Refusenik.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1609-1610.
    PubMed    


  977. NOVICK WM
    The Recalcitrant Noninformed Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1608-1609.
    PubMed    


  978. COHEN RG, Kohlhase W
    No Informed Consent/No Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1607.
    PubMed    


  979. LUC JGY, Han JJ, Abel JG
    Validity of Patient-Requested Noninformed Consent.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1607-1608.
    PubMed    


  980. DUDZINSKI DM, Kon AA
    Surgeon-Driven Decision-Making Can Be Ethically Supportable.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1606-1607.
    PubMed    


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    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1799-1800.
    PubMed    


  982. FERNANDEZ FG, Shahian DM, Kormos R, Jacobs JP, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database 2019 Annual Report.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  983. BACKHUS LM, Kpodonu J, Romano JC, Pelletier GJ, et al
    An Exploration of Myths, Barriers, and Strategies for Improving Diversity Among STS Members.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Clinical Factors Predictive of a Better Prognosis of Pulmonary Metastasectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1685-1691.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Early and Midterm Outcomes in High-risk Single-ventricle Patients: Hybrid Vs Norwood Palliation.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Safety and Efficacy of Vasopressin After Fontan Completion: A Randomized Pilot Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1865-1874.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  987. SUBRAMANIAN MP, Liu J, Chapman WC Jr, Olsen MA, et al
    Utilization Trends, Outcomes, and Cost in Minimally Invasive Lobectomy.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Repair of Ebstein's Anomaly Using a Bicuspidization Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1875-1882.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  989. LEE DS, LaChapelle C, Taioli E, Kaufman A, et al
    Second Primary Lung Cancers Demonstrate Similar Survival With Wedge Resection and Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1724-1728.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  990. JOHN MM, Razzouk AJ, Chinnock RE, Bock MJ, et al
    Primary Transplantation for Congenital Heart Disease in the Neonatal Period: Long-term Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1857-1864.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Avulsion of Aortic Commissure in the Setting of Drug Abuse.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e417.
    PubMed    


  992. COLSON YL, Putnam JB, Yang SC, Fann JI, et al
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery 10-Year Maintenance of Certification Exam Improves and Validates Knowledge Acquisition.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  993. MADARIAGA MLL, Geller A, Lanuti M, Ott H, et al
    Pulmonary Artery Resection During Lung Resection for Malignancy.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  994. HAWKINS RB, Beller JP, Mehaffey JH, Charles EJ, et al
    Incremental Risk of Annular Enlargement: A Multi-Institutional Cohort Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1752-1759.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  995. CHAN JCY, Gupta AK, Stewart S, Babidge W, et al
    "Nobody told me": Communication Issues Affecting Australian Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1801-1806.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  996. NEWLAND RF, Baker RA, Woodman RJ, Barnes MB, et al
    Predictive Capacity of Oxygen Delivery During Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Acute Kidney Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1807-1814.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  997. BELL D, Betts K, Justo R, Forde N, et al
    Multicenter Experience With 500 CardioCel Implants Used for the Repair of Congenital Heart Defects.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1883-1888.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  998. DAI L, Mick SL, McCrae KR, Houghtaling PL, et al
    Prognostic Value of Preoperative Red Cell Distribution Width: Fine-Tuning by Mean Corpuscular Volume.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1830-1838.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  999. IMAMURA T
    Optimal Management to Maintain Fontan-like Circulation During Left Ventricular Assist Device Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1922.
    PubMed    


  1000. VARGHESE S, Slottosch I, Saha S, Wacker M, et al
    Surgical Management of Iatrogenic Left Ventricle Perforation by Chest Tube Insertion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e405-e407.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1001. TANVEER F, Bhargava A
    A Cyst Close to the Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e413.
    PubMed    


  1002. MIMBIMI C, Hajj-Chahine J, Allain G, Jayle C, et al
    Thoracic Endometriosis and Hepatothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e415.
    PubMed    


  1003. ZHANG C, Hua Z, Liu J, Yan F, et al
    Reoperation With Coronary Reimplantation After Takeuchi Repair of Bland-White-Garland Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e381-e382.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1004. NAKAMURA D, Kondo R, Makiuchi A, Itagaki H, et al
    Metachronous Thin-Walled Cavity Lung Cancers Exhibiting Variable Histopathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e353-e355.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1005. HALPERN AL, Weyant MJ
    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy for Complications of Congenital Pulmonary Venous Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e357-e359.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1006. SAITO T, Aoki M, Hagino I
    Norwood Operation With Anterior Translocation of Pulmonary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e387-e388.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1007. SOHN B, Lee JS, Lee CH, Kwak JG, et al
    Partial Sternectomy to Prevent Rastelli Conduit Compression in Patients With Conotruncal Anomalies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e389-e391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1008. BU H, Gong Y, Xie L
    Partial Resection of a Huge Left Ventricle Cardiac Fibroma in an Asymptomatic Child.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e393-e395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1009. VU TND, Aho JM, Puig CA, Reisenauer JS, et al
    Heterotopic Ossification of the Xiphoid After Chest Compressions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e347-e348.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2019
  1010. LEHR EJ, Petersen JL
    Residual SYNTAX Score after Advanced Hybrid Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Revascularization (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31825.
    PubMed    


  1011. ZHENG X, Yang YS, Hu WP, Xiao X, et al
    Coniform gastric tube for end-to-end anastomosis during minimally invasive McKeown esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31820.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1012. LUEHR M, Bauernschmitt N, Peterss S, Li Y, et al
    Incidence and surgical outcomes of patients with native and prosthetic aortic valve endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31817.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Mechanical versus biological prostheses for surgical aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50-70.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)31765.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1014. HEBELER KR, Filardo G, DiMaio JM
    Serum albumin and 1-year mortality in patients with transcatheter aortic valve replacement therapy (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)31764.
    PubMed    


  1015. IGARASHI T, Matsushima S, Shimizu A, Ehrlich T, et al
    Bicuspidization and Annuloplasty Provide a Functioning Configuration to the Unicuspid Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)31761.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1016. SEESE L, Sultan I, Gleason TG, Navid F, et al
    The Impact of Major Postoperative Complications on Long-Term Survival After Cardiac Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Lesion Localization on Durability of Mitral Valve Repair in Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)31741.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1018. SQUIERS J, Baumgarten H, Filardo G, Sass D, et al
    Prospective Evaluation of a Blood Transfusion Protocol for Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  1019. PANHWAR MS, Deo SV, Gupta T, Khera S, et al
    Weekend Surgery and Outcomes of Patients Admitted for Non-Elective Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  1020. KITAHARA H, Edelman JJ, Thourani VH
    Impact of suture techniques for aortic valve replacement on prosthesis-patient mismatch (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31733.
    PubMed    


  1021. IRIBARNE A, Leavitt BJ, Westbrook BM, Quinn R, et al
    The Thirty-Year Influence of a Regional Consortium on Quality Improvement in Cardiac Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  1022. ANDO M, Takayama H, Kurlansky PA, Han J, et al
    Effect of pulmonary hypertension on transplant outcomes in patients with ventricular assist devices.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  1023. SESTI J, Luker J, Decker J, Paul S, et al
    Modified Blood Patch Used to Treat a High Output Chyle Leak after McKeown Esophagectomy.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  1024. KANG X, Zhang C, Zhou H, Zhang J, et al
    Multiple pulmonary resections for Synchronous and Metachronous Lung Cancer at Two Chinese Centers.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)31724.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1025. CANTINOTTI M, Giordano R, Kutty S
    Lung ultrasonography in Pediatric cardiac surgery: a complementary diagnostic tool (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)31714.
    PubMed    


  1026. BATES KE, Madsen NL, Khadr L, Gao Z, et al
    Center Variation in Chest Tube Duration and Length of Stay After Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)31710.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1027. KAWAJIRI H, Pochettino A
    Chronic type A aortic dissection after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)31711.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1028. FUKUHARA S, Hobbs R, Chetcuti SJ, Patel HJ, et al
    Modified transcatheter Hufnagel procedure as a bridge to surgical aortic valve replacement.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  1029. SAKAUE T, Hamaguchi M, Aono J, Nakashiro KI, et al
    Valve interstitial cell-specific cyclooxygenase-1 associated with calcification of aortic valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)31717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1030. RICE JD, Heidel J, Trivedi JR, van Berkel VH, et al
    Optimal Surgical Timing after Neoadjuvant Therapy for Stage IIIa Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)31705.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1031. ZHANG Y, Fan P, Zhang H, Ma W, et al
    Surgical treatment in patients with aortic regurgitation due to Takayasu arteritis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)31708.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1032. TRUSTY PM, Wei ZA, Rychik J, Graham A, et al
    Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Derived Metrics are Predictive of Liver Fibrosis in Fontan Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31696.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1033. YANG CJ, Brown AB, Deng JZ, Lui NS, et al
    The Oldest Old: A National Analysis of Outcomes for Patients 90 Years or Older With Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31582.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1034. GLAUSER G, Caplan IF, Winter E, Goodrich S, et al
    Evaluation of the LACE+ Index for Short-Term Cardiac Surgery Outcomes: A Coarsened Exact Match Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)31685.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1035. HANNAN EL, Samadashvili Z, Cozzens K, Chikwe J, et al
    Out-of-Hospital 30-day Deaths Following Cardiac Surgery Are Often Under-reported.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)31684.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1036. GEOFFRION TR, Lynch I, Hsu W, Phelps E, et al
    An Implementation Science Approach to Handoff Redesign in a Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31617.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1037. KILIC A, Goyal A, Miller JK, Gjekmarkaj E, et al
    Predictive Utility of a Machine Learning Algorithm in Estimating Mortality Risk in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31620.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1038. ABDELSATTAR ZM, Habermann E, Borah BJ, Moriarty JP, et al
    Understanding Failure-to-Rescue after Esophagectomy in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31614.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1039. KHOURY H, Lyons R, Sanaiha Y, Rudasill S, et al
    Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Cardiac Surgical Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31629.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1040. SPERANDEO M, Mirijello A, De Cosmo S
    Lung ultrasonography in Paediatric cardiac surgery: a complementary diagnostic tool.
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    PubMed    


  1041. BRODERICK SR, Grau-Sepulveda M, Kosinski AS, Kurlansky PA, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Composite Score Rating for Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)31604.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1042. NOLY PE, Maltais S
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1585-1586.
    PubMed    


  1043. LEE CY, Knight PA
    Reply.
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    PubMed    


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    Outcomes Associated With Unplanned Interstage Cardiac Interventions After Norwood Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1423-1429.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1045. DEVLIN PJ, Jegatheeswaran A, Williams WG, Blackstone EH, et al
    Late Survival and Patient-Perceived Health Status of the Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries Cohort.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1447-1455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1046. TSUTANI Y, Suzuki K, Koike T, Wakabayashi M, et al
    High-Risk Factors for Recurrence of Stage I Lung Adenocarcinoma: Follow-up Data From JCOG0201.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1484-1490.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1047. TANE S, Nishio W, Nishioka Y, Tanaka H, et al
    Evaluation of the Residual Lung Function After Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy Compared With Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1543-1550.
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  1048. WRIGHT CD, Li S, Geller AD, Lanuti M, et al
    Postintubation Tracheal Stenosis: Management and Results 1993 to 2017.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1471-1477.
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  1049. MERY CM, De Leon LE, Trujillo-Diaz D, Ocampo EC, et al
    Contemporary Outcomes of the Fontan Operation: A Large Single-Institution Cohort.
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  1050. MAIGA A, Farjah F, Blume J, Deppen S, et al
    Risk Prediction in Clinical Practice: A Practical Guide for Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
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    PubMed    


  1051. LOUIS SG, King C, Baral P, Veeramachaneni N, et al
    Liposomal Bupivacaine Enhances the Pain-Control Benefits of Uniportal Thoracoscopic Lobectomy.
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  1052. BENDER EM, Rizzo MG, Meyerson SL, Zwischenberger JB, et al
    Surgeon as Programmer: Overcoming Obstacles to the Use of Modern Internet Technology for Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1551-1554.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1053. MORRIS SA, Ghanayem NS
    Patient With Poor Prognosis, Family Wishes to Pursue All Options, Care Team Cannot Reach Consensus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1284-1286.
    PubMed    


  1054. FIFER CG, Cohen MS, Peng DM
    A Noncompliant Teen Needs a Second Heart Transplant.
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    PubMed    


  1055. HARAHSHEH AS, Cohen MS
    Trisomy 13, Large Ventricular Septal Defect With Failure to Thrive: Family Wishes to Have Complete Repair.
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Research.
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    Report from the Workforce on Diversity and Inclusion-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Members' Bias Experiences.
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  1058. GOODWIN ML, Mokadam NA
    Total Artificial Heart Implantation: How I Teach It.
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    Stem-Branch: A Novel Method for Tracking the Anatomy During Thoracoscopic S9-10 Segmentectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e333-e335.
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    Reducing Blood Transfusion in Aortic Surgery: A Novel Approach.
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    Long-term Outcomes of Surgery for Invasive Valvular Endocarditis Involving the Aortomitral Fibrosa.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1314-1323.
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    Optimizing Venous Drainage for Minimal Access Right Atrial Procedures.
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    VATS Resection of Large Ectopic Posterior Mediastinal Cystic Parathyroid Adenoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e301-e302.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  1064. WITTEN JC, Gordon SM, Shrestha NK, Streem D, et al
    Evaluation of tricuspid valve repair without annuloplasty ring in IV drug abusers (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31601.
    PubMed    


  1065. THOURANI VH, Kelly JJ, Cervantes D, Vemulapalli S, et al
    TAVR After Prior Mitral Valve Surgery: Results from the Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31594.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1066. YARBORO LT
    Impact of Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange on Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)31592.
    PubMed    


  1067. WALLEN TJ, Fults M, Fariha NJ, Le M, et al
    Failure to Rescue in Humanitarian Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31577.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1068. ROBERTO L, Antonio M, Sandro G, Antonio L, et al
    Mitral Valve Replacement with a Third Generation Porcine Valve: an Italian Multicentered Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1069. GRUNKEMEIER GL
    Mitral Valve Replacement with a Third Generation Porcine Valve: an Italian Multicentered Study (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31571.
    PubMed    


  1070. THUPPAL S, Crabtree T, Markwell S, Colle J, et al
    Pulmonary Hypertension: A Contraindication for Lung Volume Reduction Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31578.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1071. RAM D, Bouhout I, Karliova I, Schneider U, et al
    Concepts of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair - A Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31573.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1072. YOUSSEFI P, Brega C, Shraer N, Zacek P, et al
    Isolated Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair with Double Annuloplasty: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31567.
    PubMed    


  1073. KIM HH, Lee S, Joo HC, Kim JH, et al
    Impact of suture techniques for aortic valve replacement on prosthesis-patient mismatch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)31561.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1074. BALKHY HH, Kitahara H, Hirai T, Matsukage H, et al
    Residual SYNTAX Score after Advanced Hybrid Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)31559.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1075. NICOLA H, Ho KM
    Aspirin Resistance Significantly Influences Clinical and Economic Burden In Cardiac Surgery Patients (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31555.
    PubMed    


  1076. SULIBHAVI A, Asokan S, Miller MI, Moreira P, et al
    Peripheral blood lymphocytes and platelets are prognostic in surgical pT1 non-small cell lung cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31551.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1077. HODGES K, Najm H, DiFiore J
    Repair of Pectus Excavatum at the Time of Reoperative Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31483.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1078. FILARDO G, Pollock BD, da Graca B, Phan TK, et al
    Post-coronary artery bypass graft atrial fibrillation event count and survival: differences by sex.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31490.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1079. SFYRIDIS PG, Mylonas KS, Kalangos A
    Abdominal Vessel Cannulation Prior to Re-Sternotomy in Complex Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31489.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1080. CAO JY, Wales KM, Zhao DF, Seco M, et al
    Repair of Less Than Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation during Left Sided Valve Surgery: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31493.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1081. BABOKIN V, Trofimov N
    Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence after the Maze IV Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)31478.
    PubMed    


  1082. PETRICEVIC M, Petricevic M, Biocina B
    Aspirin Resistance Significantly Influences Clinical and Economic Burden In Cardiac Surgery Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31475.
    PubMed    


  1083. WILSON HH, Feins RH, Heathcote SA Sr, Caranasos TG, et al
    A High-fidelity, Tissue-based Simulation for Cardiac Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31472.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1084. YUREKLI I, Kestelli M, Cakir H
    Which one predominates in Ebstein anomaly: tricuspid regurgitation or right ventricular dysfunction?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31477.
    PubMed    


  1085. OKAMOTO H, Fujimoto Y, Teramoto C
    Novel trigone-based sizing method for mitral ring annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31476.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1086. YAM N, Hay-Son Chen R, Rocha BA, Lun KS, et al
    Pre-operative veno-venous ECMO for D-Transposition with severe pulmonary hypertension in a newborn.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)31468.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1087. ALVAREZ NH, Guy TS
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1255-1256.
    PubMed    


  1088. SHROYER AL, Quin JA, Hattler B
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1265-1266.
    PubMed    


  1089. SHROYER AL, Quin JA, Hattler B
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1266-1267.
    PubMed    


  1090. BACIEWICZ FA JR, Patel S, Rits Y
    Utilization of Ipsilateral Internal Mammary in Dialysis Patients With Arteriovenous Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1267-1268.
    PubMed    


  1091. MAGARAKIS M, Macias AE, Salerno TA
    Off-Pump Versus On-Pump: Should Graft Flow Confirmation at Time of Surgery Become Standard of Care?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1265.
    PubMed    


  1092. GOKALP O, Eygi B, Gurbuz A
    Factors Affecting Postoperative Mortality in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1266.
    PubMed    


  1093. BRESCIA AA, Waljee JF, Hu HM, Englesbe MJ, et al
    Impact of Prescribing on New Persistent Opioid Use After Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1107-1113.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1094. LUC JGY, Ouzounian M, Bender EM, Blitz A, et al
    The Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network: Early Experience and Lessons Learned.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1248-1255.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1095. SARAN N, Dearani J, Said S, Fatima B, et al
    Vascular Rings in Adults: Outcome of Surgical Management.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1217-1227.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1096. YONG MS, Zhu MZL, du Plessis K, Weintraub RG, et al
    Long-term Outcomes of the Fontan Operation in Patients With Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1234-1241.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1097. BIANCARI F, Saeed D, Fiore A, Dalen M, et al
    Postcardiotomy Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Patients Aged 70 Years or Older.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1257-1264.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1098. AHLSTROM L, Odermarsky M, Malm T, Johansson Ramgren J, et al
    Surgical Age and Morbidity After Arterial Switch for Transposition of the Great Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1242-1247.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1099. CHOI KH, Sung SC, Kim H, Lee HD, et al
    Simplified Tricuspid Polytetrafluoroethylene Valved Conduit: Midterm Results of Multicenter Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1228-1233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1100. HUANG W, Jiang GN
    Simultaneous Management of Bilateral Pulmonary Sequestration With Unilateral Thoracoscopy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e275.
    PubMed    


  1101. SHARIFULIN R, Bogachev-Prokophiev A, Varnek Y, Klimko N, et al
    Successful Treatment of an Aortotomy Site Aspergillus Infection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e253-e255.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1102. VENTOSA-FERNANDEZ G, Vidal L, Tarrio R, Gomez A, et al
    Simultaneous Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve-in-Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e241-e243.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1103. ALNASSER SA, Salfity HV, Klapper JA, Hartwig MG, et al
    Left Transthoracic Approach for Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Device LINX Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e225-e227.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1104. BUTTAR SN, Ravn J
    Intrathoracic Splenosis Without Clinical Evidence of Diaphragmatic Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e221-e222.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1105. COOKE DT, Olive J, Godoy L, Preventza O, et al
    The Importance of a Diverse Specialty: Introducing the STS Workforce on Diversity and Inclusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1000-1005.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1106. LUC JGY, Hong JC, Cheung AW, Cook RC, et al
    The MITRA-FR Trial Vs the COAPT Trial: More Complementary Than Contradictory?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:965-968.
    PubMed    


  1107. KUMAR A, Anstey C, Tesar P, Shekar K, et al
    Risk Factors for Mortality in Patients Undergoing Cardiothoracic Surgery for Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1101-1106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1108. EBERTH JM, Crouch EL, Josey MJ, Zahnd WE, et al
    Rural-Urban Differences in Access to Thoracic Surgery in the United States, 2010 to 2014.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1087-1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1109. LOOR K, Culebras M, Sansano I, Alvarez A, et al
    Optimization of Transbronchial Cryobiopsy in Lung Transplant Recipients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1052-1058.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1110. SCHMIDT LEUENBERGER JM, Hoksch B, Luder G, Schmid RA, et al
    Early Assessment and Management of Dysphagia After Lung Resection: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1059-1064.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1111. LIANG H, Liu J, Wu S, Zhang Y, et al
    Nonintubated Spontaneous Ventilation Offers Better Short-term Outcome for Mediastinal Tumor Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1045-1051.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1112. CLARK JM, Marrufo AS, Kozower BD, Tancredi DJ, et al
    Cardiopulmonary Testing Before Lung Resection: What Are Thoracic Surgeons Doing?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1006-1012.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1113. FECZKO AF, Wang H, Nishimura K, Farivar AS, et al
    Proficiency of Robotic Lobectomy Based on Prior Surgical Technique in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1013-1020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1114. WALLINDER A, Danielsson C, Magnusson J, Riise GC, et al
    Outcomes and Long-term Survival After Pulmonary Retransplantation: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1037-1044.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    The Houston Methodist Lung Transplant Risk Model: A Validated Tool for Pretransplant Risk Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1094-1100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1116. PRAGER RL
    Eye of the Beholder: The Reinvention of Seeing.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:969-977.
    PubMed    


    September 2019
  1117. JAHANGIRI M
    Aortic Valve Replacement in Bioprosthetic Failure: Insights from The STS National Database (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31460.
    PubMed    


  1118. SHAHIAN DM
    Risk Aversion in Cardiac Surgery: 15 Year Trends in a Statewide Analysis (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31461.
    PubMed    


  1119. WEI YC, Gao HJ
    Sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer: does incision size really matter? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31456.
    PubMed    


  1120. BHAGAT R, Bronsert MR, Henderson WG, Scott CD, et al
    Analysis of Discharge Destination after Open vs. Minimally Invasive Surgery for Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)31450.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1121. KAWADA T
    Serum albumin and 1-year mortality in patients with transcatheter aortic valve replacement therapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31435.
    PubMed    


  1122. KHAMBADKONE S, Burch M, Fenton M, Derrick G, et al
    Melody valve in aortic position to facilitate mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to cardiac transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31434.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1123. CHANG SH, Yapar I, Kozower BD
    Aorticopulmonary Paraganglioma with Symptomatic Postoperative Bradycardia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31436.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1124. GOEL NJ, Iyengar A, Kelly JJ, Mavroudis C, et al
    Nationwide Analysis of 30-day Readmissions Following Esophagectomy: Causes, Costs, and Risk Factors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)31423.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1125. MOURAD F, Cleve N, Nowak J, Wendt D, et al
    Long-Term Single Centre Outcomes of Patients with Chronic Renal Dialysis Undergoing Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)31432.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1126. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH, Chancellor WZ, Fonner CE, et al
    Risk Aversion in Cardiac Surgery: 15 Year Trends in a Statewide Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31413.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1127. SEESE L, Sultan I, Gleason T, Wang Y, et al
    Outcomes of Conventional Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Severely Reduced Ejection Fraction in the Modern Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31421.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1128. KALRA A, Raza S, Hussain M, Shorbaji K, et al
    Aortic Valve Replacement in Bioprosthetic Failure:Insights from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31407.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1129. MITCHELL KG, Negrao MV, Parra ER, Li J, et al
    Lymphovascular Invasion Is Associated with Mutational Burden and PD-L1 in Resected Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)31416.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1130. HAGE A, Hage F, Jones PM, Manian U, et al
    Evolution of Tricuspid Regurgitation after Repair of Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)31410.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Evaluation of tricuspid valve repair without annuloplasty ring in Intravenous drug abusers.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)31406.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    An In-hospital Mortality Risk Model for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in China.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)31404.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Utilising Benchmarking Standards to Evaluate Transition to Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)31403.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1134. NAWATA K, D'Agostino RS, Habib RH, Kumamaru H, et al
    First Database Comparison Between the United States and Japan; Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31399.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1135. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Midterm outcomes for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting in octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31401.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Time Trends of Perioperative Outcomes in Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Resection Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31400.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1137. PARK SJ, Kim HJ, Kim JB, Jung SH, et al
    Sequential versus Individual Saphenous Vein Grafting during Coronary Arterial Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31398.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Consequences of Delayed Chest Closure During Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31392.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1139. SHEMIN RJ
    Impact of Aortic Atherosclerosis Burden on Outcomes in Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31388.
    PubMed    


  1140. ZANG R, Shi JF, Lerut TE, Wang L, et al
    Ten-Year Trends of Clinicopathologic Features and Surgical Treatment of Lung Cancer in China.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31393.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1141. CHEN YL, Zeng M, Liu Y, Xu Y, et al
    CHA2DS2-VASc Score for Identifying Patients at high risk of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: A Meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31380.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1142. GILLINOV AM
    Minimally Invasive Non-Resectional Mitral Valve Repair can be Performed with Excellent Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31272.
    PubMed    


  1143. MESANA T
    Minimal access versus sternotomy for complex mitral valve repair: A meta-analysis (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31275.
    PubMed    


  1144. ARSHAVA EV, Arshava AE, Keech J, Weigel RJ, et al
    Illuminated Transhiatal Retractor for Mediastinal Dissection during Transhiatal Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1145. O'MALLEY TJ, Tchantchaleishvili V, Guy TS
    Outcomes of Mitral Valve Repair Versus Replacement in the Elderly (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31375.
    PubMed    


  1146. SAKAGUCHI T, Mizuno T, Ryomoto M, Sekiya N, et al
    A new multi-suction heart positioner for minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1147. NAPPI F
    A geometric approach to ischemic mitral regurgitation: Evaluating the evidence of valve distortion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31271.
    PubMed    


  1148. FOGEL MA, Trusty PM, Nicolson S, Spray T, et al
    Cross-Sectional Magnetic Resonance and Modeling Comparison From Just After Fontan To The Teen Years.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31355.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1149. LEMMA M, Menicanti L, Gaudino M
    Results of left ventricular reconstruction with and without mitral valve surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31356.
    PubMed    


  1150. SEESE L, Sultan I, Gleason T, Wang Y, et al
    Outcomes of Mitral Valve Repair Versus Replacement in the Elderly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)31296.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1151. KIM KB, Choi JW, Oh SJ, Hwang HY, et al
    Twenty-year experience with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and early postoperative angiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31279.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1152. GONZALEZ-CALLE D, Barreiro-Perez M, Sanchez PL
    Better transoral than transnasal transesophageal echocardiography with microprobe.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31281.
    PubMed    


  1153. MEDIA AS, Pilegaard HK, Vincenzo de Paoli F
    Combining correction of pectus excavatum and open heart surgery in a single-stage procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31268.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Risk Analysis And Outcomes Of Postoperative Renal Failure Following Aortic Valve Surgery In The Us.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)31277.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1155. BOATENG P, Bolman RM 3rd, Zilla P
    Cardiac Surgery for the Forgotten Millions: The Way Forward. Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance (CSIA) Site Selection Criteria.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:653.
    PubMed    


  1156. YANG B
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:714.
    PubMed    


  1157. NARDONE V, Correale P, Guida C
    The Optimal Choice of Local Therapy for Stage IIIA-N2 NSCLC: Is Radiotherapy Inferior to Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:961-962.
    PubMed    


  1158. TCHANTCHALEISHVILI V, Nguyen T
    What Got You Here Won't Keep You There: Differences Between Cardiac- and Thoracic-Oriented Applicants.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:959-960.
    PubMed    


  1159. KANEKO T, Thourani VH, Ailawadi G, Leon MB, et al
    Transseptal Access-Gateway to Transcatheter Mitral Interventions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:654-656.
    PubMed    


  1160. SMITH DE, Moazami N
    Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Management: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:662-665.
    PubMed    


  1161. VARGHESE TK JR, Entwistle JW 3rd, Mayer JE, Moffatt-Bruce SD, et al
    Ethical Standards for Cardiothoracic Surgeons' Participation in Social Media.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:666-670.
    PubMed    


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    Factors Associated With Adverse Outcomes After Repair of Anomalous Coronary From Pulmonary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:785-791.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1163. CARPENTER AJ
    We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants: Let's Look Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:657-661.
    PubMed    


  1164. CATTONI M, Vallieres E, Brown LM, Sarkeshik AA, et al
    Sublobar Resection in the Treatment of Peripheral Typical Carcinoid Tumors of the Lung.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:859-865.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1165. SEADLER B, Thuppal S, Rizvi N, Markwell S, et al
    Clinical and Quality of Life Outcomes After Lung Volume Reduction Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:866-872.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1166. WANG Y, Cai S, Gao S, Xue Q, et al
    Tracheobronchial Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: 50-Year Experience at the National Cancer Center, China.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:873-882.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1167. HERMSEN JL, Lushaj EB, De Oliveira NC
    The Mitral Monobloc: A Simplification for Intervalvular Fibrous Body Reconstruction in Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e213-e215.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1168. SUN W, Zhang L, Wang L, Ren Y, et al
    Three-Dimensionally Printed Template for Percutaneous Localization of Multiple Lung Nodules.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:883-888.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Open Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repairs in Patients Younger Than 50 Years Old.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:820-827.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Long-Term Outcome of Metallic Stenting for Central Airway Involvement in Relapsing Polychondritis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:897-904.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed    


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e195-e198.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Opioid Use Disorder: An Analysis of 1.7 Million Surgeries.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31260.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1193. HICKS GL
    Epiaortic Ultrasound to Prevent Stroke in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    New Technology, New Complications: Training the Next Generation of CT Surgeons.
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    PubMed    


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Valve-in-Ring Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement After Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Patient Satisfaction after Lung Cancer Surgery: Do Clinical Outcomes affect HCAHPS Scores?
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Treatment for Stand-Alone Atrial Fibrillation in North America.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Epiaortic Ultrasound to Prevent Stroke in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Heart Transplantation Post HM3 Shortens Hospitalization But May Impose Increased Risk of Rejection (Reply).
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    PubMed    


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Prognostic Value of a New Lung Ultrasound Score To Predict Intensive Care Unit Stay in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Increased Glucose Variability Is Associated With Major Adverse Events After Coronary Artery Bypass.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Hospital Variation in spending for Lung Cancer Resection in Medicare Beneficiaries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31096.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer: does incision size really matter?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31092.
    PubMed    


  1223. BARAC YD, Jawitz OK, Milano CA
    Heart transplantation post HM3 shortens hospitalization but may impose increased risk of rejection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31100.
    PubMed    


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    The quest for precision medicine: Unmeasured patient factors and mortality after congenital heart surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Combined Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation - Are We There Yet?
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    The Effect of Hospital Market Competition on the Adoption of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:622-623.
    PubMed    


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    Learning From Controversy: Management of Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation at the Time of CABG.
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    PubMed    


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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    


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    Transatlantic Editorial: Attrition of the Cardiothoracic Surgeon-Scientist: Definition of the Problem and Remedial Strategies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:315-318.
    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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    Improved Mortality Associated With the Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
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    Development and Pilot Testing of an Assessment Tool for Performance of Invasive Mediastinal Staging.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Adjuvant Therapy for Patients With Early Large Cell Lung Neuroendocrine Cancer: A National Analysis.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    One Hundred and Counting: Dr Dwight C. McGoon's Enduring Legacy.
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    Relationship of Aortic Stiffness to Exercise and Ventricular Volumes in Single Ventricles.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Reconstruction of Long Noncircumferential Tracheal or Carinal Resections With Bronchial Flaps.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:417-423.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Direct Procurement of Donor Heart With Normothermic Regional Perfusion of Abdominal Organs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:597-600.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Algorithm for Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e129-e132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Heart-Kidney and Heart-Liver Transplantation Provide Immunoprotection to the Cardiac Allograft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:458-466.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Refining The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Mortality Risk Model With Enhanced Risk Adjustment for Chromosomal Abnormalities, Syndromes, and Noncardiac Congenital Anatomic Abnormalities.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:558-566.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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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


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Catamenial Hemothorax: A Rare Case of Thoracic Endometriosis.
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    PubMed    


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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Concomitant Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement With Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e99-e101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Successful Case of External Stenting for Bronchomalacia Lasting Over 20 Years.
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    Short Tandem Repeats Define a Gestational Origin for Metastatic Choriocarcinoma.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
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    Veno-arterial ECMO in sickle cell disease for urgent cardiac surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Left Main Coronary Artery Dissection Complicating Valve Replacement Surgery.
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    Need of pacemaker after aortic valve replacement: is removal of calcifications the key?
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    PubMed    


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    Galectin-3 as a Predictor of Long-term Survival after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
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    Direct Cannulation in Minimally Invasive Cardiac surgery with limited resources.
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    Long-term outcomes of stand-alone Maze IV for persistent/long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation.
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    Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Lung Transplantation: Donor, Recipient and Discard Characteristics.
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    Novel Biomarkers Improves Prediction of 365-day Readmission after Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Debunking the July Effect in Cardiac Surgery: A National Analysis of More Than 470,000 Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)31013.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1271. SEDER CW, Basu S, Ramsay T, Rocco G, et al
    A Prolonged Air Leak Score for Lung Cancer Resection: An Analysis of the STS GTSD.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)31034.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1272. OVERMAN DM
    Congenital heart surgery Outcomes in Turner syndrome: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31016.
    PubMed    


  1273. 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    


  1274. NAM SH, Kim H, Ro SK
    Stent Thrombosis after Short-term Discontinuation of Ticagrelor for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31010.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1275. MA N, Lu R, Zhao D, Jiang Z, et al
    Left atrial appendage fibrosis and 3-year clinical outcomes in atrial fibrillation following endoscopic ablation: a histological analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)31008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1276. CHEW JD, Hill KD, Jacobs ML, Jacobs JP, et al
    Congenital heart surgery Outcomes in Turner syndrome: Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)31000.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1277. 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


  1278. QUINN RW, Wang L, Foster N, Pasrija C, et al
    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


  1279. 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


  1280. 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


  1281. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Zhou X, Lui C, Grimm JC, et al
    Impact of Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange on Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30929.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1282. FIEDLER AG
    Heart transplantation in patients with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome - Is It a Novel Cardiomyopathy? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30925.
    PubMed    


  1283. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Vos R, Verleden GM, Neyrinck A, et al
    Impact of donor brain death duration on outcomes following lung transplantation (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30921.
    PubMed    


  1284. CADOUR F, Gust L, Daviet F, Zieleskiewicz L, et al
    Combined Management of a Broncho-Artery Fistula Post-lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30916.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1285. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, Barac Y, Mulvihill MS, et al
    Impact of donor brain death duration on outcomes following lung transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 1. pii: S0003-4975(19)30914.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1286. KANDA H, Kamiya H, Kunisawa T
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:312-313.
    PubMed    


  1287. EVERETT JE
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:73.
    PubMed    


  1288. CAKIR H, Yurekli I, Eygi B, Kestelli M, et al
    Bilateral or Just Left Internal Mammarian?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:313.
    PubMed    


  1289. ALLEN MS, Baumgartner WA, Bavaria JE, Mathisen DJ, et al
    Robert A. Wynbrandt-Executive Director & General Counsel of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons June 1, 2002-March 15, 2019.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1-4.
    PubMed    


  1290. HENRY L, Halpin L, Barnett SD, Pritchard G, et al
    Frailty in the Cardiac Surgical Patient: Comparison of Frailty Tools and Associated Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:16-22.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1291. CARPENTER AJ, Novick WM, Sade RM
    The Devoted Grandma: Is a Social Indication for TAVR Acceptable?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:5-10.
    PubMed    


  1292. MORI M, Takenaka M, Ichiki Y, Tanaka F, et al
    Simple Carinal Cartilage Suture for High-Caliber Mismatch in Right Upper Lobe Sleeve Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e61-e63.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1293. BALKHY HH, Nisivaco S, Kitahara H, McCrorey M, et al
    Robotic Multivessel Endoscopic Coronary Bypass: Impact of a Beating-Heart Approach With Connectors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:67-73.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1294. 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


  1295. GREENSPON A, Samuels L, Greenspon L
    Extralobar Sequestration Complicated by a Cystic Hamartoma in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e43-e44.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1296. MARTINEZ-HERNANDEZ NJ, Sanchez-Garcia F, Vaquez-Sanchez A, Galbis-Caravajal JM, et al
    Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgical Repair of the Airway.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e45-e46.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1297. DURKO AP, Head SJ, Pibarot P, Atluri P, et al
    Characteristics of Surgical Prosthetic Heart Valves and Problems Around Labelling: A Document From the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Val
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:292-303.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1298. BORTOLOTTI U, Milano AD, Valente M, Thiene G, et al
    The Stented Porcine Bioprosthesis: A 50-Year Journey Through Hopes and Realities.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:304-308.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1299. PLONES T, Mardanzai K, Gafencu D, Viehof J, et al
    Cytology Versus Histology in the Primary Diagnosis of Lymphoma Located in the Mediastinum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:244-248.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1300. JIAO W, Zhao Y, Qiu T, Xuan Y, et al
    Robotic Bronchial Sleeve Lobectomy for Central Lung Tumors: Technique and Outcome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:211-218.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1301. ZHANG XM, Fournel L, Lupo A, Canny E, et al
    En Bloc Resection of Thoracic Tumors Invading the Spine: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:227-234.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1302. KERNEIS S, Blanc K, Caliez J, Canoui E, et al
    Epidemiology and Appropriateness of Antibiotic Prescribing in Severe Pneumonia After Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:196-202.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1303. SATO M, Nagayama K, Kobayashi M, Nakajima J, et al
    Virtual-Assisted Lung Mapping 2.0: Preoperative Bronchoscopic Three-Dimensional Lung Mapping.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:269-273.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1304. TIAN DH, Weller J, Hasmat S, Preventza O, et al
    Temperature Selection in Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion for Aortic Arch Surgery: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:283-291.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1305. PARACHURI VR, Tripathy AK, Mallikarjuna J
    Bio-Chimney Technique for Narrow Mitral Annulus in Adults.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e65-e67.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
  1306. ANWER M, Bin Mahmood SU, Stawiarski K, Elder R, et al
    Mulibrey Nanism Syndrome: A case for heart transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 28. pii: S0003-4975(19)30906.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1307. RAMKUMAR N, Jacobs JP, Berman RB, Parker DM, et al
    Cardiac Biomarkers Predict Long-Term Survival After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30893.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1308. CAO C, Cerfolio RJ, Louie BE, Melfi F, et al
    Incidence, management and outcomes of intraoperative catastrophes during robotic pulmonary resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30904.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1309. LO BD, Suarez-Pierre A, Zhou X, Lui C, et al
    Matchmaking Just Got Easier: Impact of Phenotypic Donor-Recipient Likeness in Heart Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30896.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1310. SADE RM
    A Noninformed Patient Consents to Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30889.
    PubMed    


  1311. 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


  1312. NICOLA H, Ho KM
    Aspirin Resistance Incidence and Associations Between Aspirin Effect and Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30880.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1313. BARBERO C, Marchetto G, Ricci D, Stura EC, et al
    Steps forward in minimally invasive cardiac surgery: 10-year experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30875.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1314. LONG J, Petrov R, Haithcock B, Chambers D, et al
    Electromagnetic Transthoracic Nodule Localization for Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30873.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1315. YAN W, Zhao P, Fu H, Lin Y, et al
    Survival following Induction Chemotherapy and Esophagectomy is not Improved by Adjuvant Chemotherapy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30872.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1316. 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


  1317. PADMANABHAN H, Siau K, Curtis J, Ng A, et al
    Preoperative anemia and outcomes in cardiovascular surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 21. pii: S0003-4975(19)30874.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1318. 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    


  1319. MAMMANA M, Zuin A, Serra E, Bellini A, et al
    Complex lobectomy in a patient with lung cancer and pulmonary artery sling.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30865.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1320. BADHWAR V, Murashita T, Wei LM, Rankin JS, et al
    Minimally Invasive Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair using Geometric Ring Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30856.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1321. 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


  1322. KANEKO T, Hirji S, Percy E, Aranki S, et al
    Characterizing Risks Associated with Mitral Annular Calcification in Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30838.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1323. 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


  1324. KROEZE VJ, Lam KY, van Straten AHM, Houterman S, et al
    Benefits of Endoscopic Vein Harvesting in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30811.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1325. 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


  1326. BAYLE KM, Boston U, Sainathan S, Naik R, et al
    At Ross-Konno Operation in an Infant with a Quadricuspid Pulmonary Valve and Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30739.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1327. GERDISCH MW, Weaver SD, Rankin JS, Badhwar V, et al
    Repair of Aortic Valve Insufficiency and Ascending Aortic Aneurysm using Geometric Ring Annuloplasty.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30736.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1328. SHIBATA T, Takahashi Y, Fujii H, Morisaki A, et al
    Malleable tin plate exposure system for minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 5. pii: S0003-4975(19)30729.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1329. PADMANABHAN H, Brookes MJ, Nevill AM, Luckraz H, et al
    Association between anemia and blood transfusion with long-term mortality following cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30722.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1330. SHROYER AL, Quin JA, Hattler B
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1913.
    PubMed    


  1331. NARAYAN P
    Outcome Benefit of On-Pump Surgery in Diabetic Patients at 5 Years: Is It Convincing or Just Predictable?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1912-1913.
    PubMed    


  1332. AK K
    What Are the Criteria of Success After Neonatal Arch Reconstruction in the Long Term?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1916-1917.
    PubMed    


  1333. BROWN JR, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Goodrich CA, Bohm AR, et al
    Are Urinary Biomarkers Better Than Acute Kidney Injury Duration for Predicting Readmission?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1699-1705.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1334. BAUSER-HEATON H, Ma M, Wise-Faberowski L, Asija R, et al
    Outcomes After Initial Unifocalization to a Shunt in Complex Tetralogy of Fallot With MAPCAs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1807-1815.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1335. HUNG WT, Hung MH, Wang ML, Cheng YJ, et al
    Nonintubated Thoracoscopic Surgery for Lung Tumor: Seven Years' Experience With 1,025 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1607-1612.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1336. KOGON BE, Oster ME, Wallace A, Chiswell K, et al
    Readmission After Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1816-1823.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1337. LIJKENDIJK M, Licht PB, Neckelmann K
    The Influence of Suction on Chest Drain Duration After Lobectomy Using Electronic Chest Drainage.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1621-1625.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1338. SUH JW, Paik HC, Yu WS, Song SH, et al
    Effect of Sarcopenic Overweight on Lung Transplant Based in Three-Dimensional Reconstructed Psoas Muscle Mass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1626-1631.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1339. CHEUFOU DH, Valdivia D, Puhlvers S, Fels B, et al
    Lymph Node Involvement and the Surgical Treatment of Thymic Epithelial and Neuroendocrine Carcinoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1632-1638.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1340. DAVIS TA, Yesantharao PS, Yang SC
    Where Do We Begin? Building Blocks to Establish a Cardiothoracic Surgery Interest Group.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1854-1859.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1341. MEYER DB, Nguyen K
    Modified Distal Dunk Technique for Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Shunt in Stage 1 Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e431-e433.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1342. HAYASHI Y, Maekawa A, Sawaki S, Ozeki T, et al
    Left-Sided Complete Revascularization With Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries in Patients With Diabetes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1727-1735.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1343. WU Y, Yang R, Xu J, Rusidanmu A, et al
    Effects of Intraoperative Fluid Management on Postoperative Outcomes After Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1663-1669.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1344. BELLER JP, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, Chancellor WZ, et al
    Poor Performance Flagging Is Associated With Fewer Transplantations at Centers Flagged Multiple Times.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1678-1682.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1345. CHEN X, Miao Q, Yu Y, Zhang F, et al
    Blunt Trauma-Induced Pericardial Tamponade After Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e381-e383.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1346. BISHNOI AK, Patel K, Agrawal P, Ananthanarayanan C, et al
    Damus-Kaye-Stansel: Valuable Option for Retraining of Left Ventricle in Late Arterial Switch for Transposition of the Great Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e389-e391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1347. CARONIA FP, Fatica F, Librizzi D, Fiorelli A, et al
    Uniportal Thoracoscopic Thoracic Duct Clipping in Poirier's Triangle for Postoperative Chylothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e415-e416.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1348. MARTINEZ JJ, Verma AJ, Thankavel PP, Jaquiss RD, et al
    Ventricular Pseudoaneurysms After Perventricular Closure of Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e397-e398.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1349. GAO HJ, Jiang ZH, Gong L, Ma K, et al
    Video-assisted Versus Thoracotomy Sleeve Lobectomy for Lung Cancer: a Propensity Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(19)30715.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1350. SRIVASTAVA S, Das A, Khanuja JS, Pendharkar A, et al
    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


  1352. 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    


  1353. 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    


  1354. THOURANI VH, Badhwar V, Shahian DM, O'Brien S, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Research.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30706.
    PubMed    


  1355. PHILLIPS KG, Ranganath NK, Malas J, Lonze BE, et al
    Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Heart Transplantation: Donor Characteristics and Organ Discard.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30588.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1356. IRONS ML
    Cardiac Surgery Trainees as "Skin-to-Skin" Operating Surgeons: Midterm Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30704.
    PubMed    


  1357. RAJAB TK, Bedeir K, Taghavi FJ, Dunning JJ, et al
    Combined Tracheal Resection and Coronary Artery Bypass with ECMO Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)30688.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1358. SHIMAMATSU S, Takenoyama M, Shimokawa M, Takada K, et al
    The influence of clinical T factor on predicting pathological N factor in resected lung cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30703.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1359. NAJM HK, Ahmad M
    Transconal Unroofing of Anomalous Left Main Coronary Artery from Right Sinus with Transeptal Course.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 15. pii: S0003-4975(19)30694.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Association of Overnight Extubation with Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery in the Intensive Care Unit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)30684.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1361. NAKAYAMA Y, Shinkawa T, Matsumura G, Hoki R, et al
    Late neo-aortic valve regurgitation long after arterial switch operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30632.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1362. AFTAB M, Reece TB, Svensson LG
    Heart transplantation in patients with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome - Is It a Novel Cardiomyopathy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 8. pii: S0003-4975(19)30630.
    PubMed    


  1363. NELSON JS, Maul TM, Wearden PD, Pasquali SK, et al
    National practice patterns and early outcomes of aortic valve replacement in children and teens.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30618.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1364. GALETTA D, Rampinelli C, Funicelli L, Casiraghi M, et al
    CT-Guided Percutaneous Radiotracer Localization and Resection of Indistinct/Small Pulmonary Lesions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30624.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1365. BAVARIA JE, Assi R
    Transcarotid Versus Transapical and Transaortic Access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30616.
    PubMed    


  1366. ANTUNES MJ
    Outcomes following rheumatic mitral valve repair in children (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 4. pii: S0003-4975(19)30615.
    PubMed    


  1367. KURLANSKY PA
    The Impact of Preoperative Clopidogrel on Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30613.
    PubMed    


  1368. MCGURTY D, Remenyi B, Cheung M, Engelman D, et al
    Outcomes following rheumatic mitral valve repair in children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30601.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1369. KARAMLOU T, Rao R, Najm H
    Collaborative Learning Models in Pediatric Cardiac Care: The Continuum of Learning and Positive Change Through Shared Inquiry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1293-1296.
    PubMed    


  1370. SEDER CW, Magee MJ, Broderick SR, Brown LM, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database 2019 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1302-1306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1371. OLDS A, George I
    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1584.
    PubMed    


  1372. YAMASHITA T, Hamaji M, Nakanobo R, Aoyama A, et al
    Ex Vivo Sleeve Lobectomy and Autotransplantation After Chemoradiation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e341-e343.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1373. XU H, Zhang L
    A Novel and Simple Method for Establishing the Subxiphoid Approach During Thoracoscopic Thymectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e369-e370.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Robotic Approach to Combined Anatomic Pulmonary Subsegmentectomy: Technical Aspects and Early Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1480-1486.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Thoracic Surgeons' Beliefs and Practices on Smoking Cessation Before Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1494-1499.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1376. ZHANG Y, Liu S, Han Y, Xiang J, et al
    Robotic Anatomical Segmentectomy: An Analysis of the Learning Curve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1515-1522.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1377. 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


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    A Proposal for Restaging of Invasive Lung Adenocarcinoma Manifesting as Pure Ground Glass Opacity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1523-1531.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1379. YANAGIYA M, Matsumoto J, Kawahara T, Yamaguchi H, et al
    Influence of Smoking and Histologic Subtype on Developing Extrathymic Malignancy in Thymoma Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1532-1539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Impact of Complications on Resource Utilization During 90-Day Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Bundle for Medicare Beneficiaries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1364-1371.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Minimally Invasive Open-Window Thoracostomy Using Wound Edge Protectors.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e371-e373.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Trifecta Aortic Bioprosthesis: Midterm Results in 1,953 Patients From a Single Center.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1356-1362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1383. WU SP, Shaikh F, Cerfolio R, Cooper BT, et al
    PORT in Properly Selected Patients With Completely Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Should Not Be Quickly Dismissed.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1585-1586.
    PubMed    


  1384. 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


  1385. PENG E, McAllister K, Walker A, Savage T, et al
    Surgical Approach for Hypoplastic Mirror Circumflex Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e313-e315.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding in Ebstein's Anomaly With Circular Shunting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e317-e319.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1387. NAPPI F
    Does Type of TAVR Access Affect Early Mortality in Morbidly Obese Patients?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1583-1584.
    PubMed    


    April 2019
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    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


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    The Impact of Preoperative Clopidogrel on Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30598.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Multiple Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Kawasaki Disease-Associated Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30594.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Stability After Initial Decline in Coronary Revascularization Rates in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30596.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1392. CHAN V, Chen L, Messika-Zeitoun D, Elmistekawy E, et al
    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


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    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


  1394. CHEN XJ, Zhang W, Bian ZP, Wang ZM, et al
    Cardiac myosin-binding protein C Release Profile After Cardiac Surgery in Intensive Care Unit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30584.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Racial Disparities in Patients Bridged to Heart Transplantation with Left Ventricular Assist Devices.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0003-4975(19)30585.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Early Quality of Life Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive and Open Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30583.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    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


  1398. BELLER JP, Phadke D, Krebs ED, Chancellor WZ, et al
    Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy After Cardiac Surgery: A Temporary Measure in a High-Risk Cohort.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30573.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1399. FLORES S, Loomba RS, Elhoff JJ, Bronicki RA, et al
    Peritoneal Dialysis versus Diuretics in Children after Congenital Heart Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30577.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1400. MULUKUTLA SR, Gleason T, Sharbaugh M, Sultan I, et al
    Coronary Bypass Versus Percutaneous Revascularization in Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1401. STOKES SM, Massarweh NN, Stringham J, Varghese TK Jr, et al
    Clinical-Pathologic Correlation and Guideline Concordance in Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30572.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1402. VERVOORT D, Luc JGY
    Fostering the Future of Cardiac Surgery Around the World.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30571.
    PubMed    


  1403. SENBAKLAVACI O
    Off-pump bilateral lung transplantation via median sternotomy: a novel approach with potential benefits.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)30563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1404. NELSON DB, Mehran RJ, Mitchell KG, Rajaram R, et al
    Robotic Assisted Lobectomy For Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Comprehensive Institutional Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)30558.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    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


  1406. JOHN MM, Shih W, Estevez D, Martens TP, et al
    Interaction between ischemic time and donor age on adult heart transplant outcomes in the modern era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)30532.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1407. PATELLA M, FitzGerald M, Cafarotti S
    Sensitivity of Lung Ultrasound for Postsurgical Pneumothorax (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30517.
    PubMed    


  1408. 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.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30443.
    PubMed    


  1409. KREBS ED, Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB, Beller JP, et al
    Outcomes After Acute Type A Aortic Dissection in Patients With Prior Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30424.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1410. SHAHIAN DM, Fernandez FG, Badhwar V
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database at 30: Honoring Our Heritage, Celebrating the Present, Evolving for the Future.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1259-1266.
    PubMed    


  1411. MORALES DLS, Rossano JW, VanderPluym C, Lorts A, et al
    Third Annual Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (Pedimacs) Report: Preimplant Characteristics and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:993-1004.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1412. SABIK JF 3RD
    Fifty-Fifth Annual Meeting, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1284-1285.
    PubMed    


  1413. ISHIDOU M, Kanno K, Imai K, Murata M, et al
    Novel Left Atrioventricular Valvuloplasty for Atrioventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e251-e253.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1414. FERGUSON MK, Wroblewski K, Huisingh-Scheetz M, Thompson K, et al
    Physician Gender Differences in Processing Surgical Risk Features in Videos of Standardized Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1248-1252.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1415. VAIKUNTH SS, Bauser-Heaton H, Lui GK, Wise-Faberowski L, et al
    Repair of Untreated Older Patients With Tetralogy of Fallot With Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1218-1224.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1416. BARRON DJ, Mehsood DK, Kutty RS, Stickley J, et al
    Fate of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract After Rastelli With Selective Infundibular Muscle Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1226-1231.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1417. LENG S, Bici K, Facchini F, Volpe Y, et al
    Customized Cutting Template to Assist Sternotomy in Pectus Arcuatum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1253-1258.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1418. CAGINI L, Cardaioli G, Andolfi M, Savino K, et al
    Interatrial Shunting Through an Asymptomatic Patent Foramen Ovale in Thoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1040-1045.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1419. JANSON JT, Pecoraro A
    Reinventing the Saphenous Vein: Reconstructing the Anterior Mitral Leaflet With a Saphenous Vein.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e287-e289.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1420. DECAMPLI WM
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1239-1240.
    PubMed    


  1421. BISWAS ROY S, Banks P, Kunz M, Ipsen TR, et al
    Prevalence and Natural History of Barrett's Esophagus in Lung Transplant: A Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1017-1023.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1422. WEBER C, Gassa A, Rokohl A, Sabashnikov A, et al
    Severity of Presentation, Not Sex, Increases Risk of Surgery for Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1111-1117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Alternative Implantation Technique for Rapid Deployment Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e291-e292.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1424. LAU C, Leonard JR, Schwann AN, Soletti G, et al
    A 20-Year Experience With Resection of Primary Cardiac Tumors and Metastatic Tumors of the Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1126-1131.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Patient-Specific Multiscale Modeling of the Assisted Bidirectional Glenn.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1232-1239.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1426. COOPER DKC
    Experimental Pig Heart Xenotransplantation-Recent Progress and Remaining Problems.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:989-992.
    PubMed    


  1427. DEARANI JA, Rosengart TK, Marshall MB, Mack MJ, et al
    Incorporating Innovation and New Technology Into Cardiothoracic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1267-1274.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1428. HORWOOD CR, Mansour D, Abdel-Rasoul M, Metzger G, et al
    Long-Term Results After Lung Volume Reduction Surgery: A Single Institution's Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1068-1073.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1429. 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.
    PubMed    


  1430. LESHNOWER BG, Rangaraju S, Allen JW, Stringer AY, et al
    Deep Hypothermia With Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion Versus Moderate Hypothermia With Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion for Arch Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1104-1110.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1431. JOO HC, Youn YN, Kim JH, Lee SH, et al
    Surgical Repair of Distal Aortic Arch Aneurysm With Distal Extension: Sternotomy Versus Thoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1139-1145.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1432. NOLTE DA, Larsen BT, Sobonya RE, Al-Amoodi MA, et al
    Recurrent Intracardiac Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e285.
    PubMed    


  1433. KAWABORI M, Benkert AR, Warner KG, Patel AR, et al
    Uncommon Cause of Fever and Embolism: Staphylococcus epidermidis Infected Myxoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e283.
    PubMed    


  1434. BENUSSI B, Gatti G, Gripshi F, Biondi F, et al
    Clinical Validation of a Coronary Surgery Technique That Minimizes Aortic Manipulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1166-1173.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1435. WOOD KL, Ayers BC, Sagebin F, Vidula H, et al
    Complete Sternal-Sparing HeartMate 3 Implantation: A Case Series of 10 Consecutive Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1160-1165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Long-Term Growth of the Neoaortic Root After Arterial Switch Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1203-1211.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1437. KANEYUKI D, Kohno H, Matsuura K, Ueda H, et al
    Left Ventricular Aneurysm After Post-Infarction Ventricular Septal Defect Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e263-e265.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Unusual Complicated Fungal Endocarditis in a Patient With Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e269-e271.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Acute Type A Dissection 18 Years After a Ross Operation: The Old Prejudice.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e255-e257.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1440. MALLER B, Kaszuba F, Tanvetyanon T
    Complete Tumor Response of Tracheal Squamous Cell Carcinoma After Treatment With Pembrolizumab.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e273-e274.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1441. ALNASSER SA, Mindru C, Preventza O, Rosengart T, et al
    Successful Conservative Management of a Large Splenic Abscess Secondary to Infective Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e235-e237.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Late Onset Valve Dislocation of the Edwards Intuity Rapid-Deployment Bioprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e243-e244.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1443. KAMIYOSHIHARA M, Yoshikawa R, Igai H, Ohsawa F, et al
    The Risk of Misdiagnosing Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma as Traumatic Pseudocyst in a Young Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e279-e280.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1444. HOPKINS KA, Brown JW, Darragh RK, Kay WA, et al
    Converting Fontan-Bjork to 1.5- or 2-Ventricle Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e259-e261.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1445. TOMSIC A, Hiemstra YL, van Brakel TJ, Versteegh MIM, et al
    Outcomes of Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease in Patients With Mitral Annular Calcification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1195-1201.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2019
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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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Low fat tube feeding after esophagectomy is associated with a lower incidence of chylothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30412.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1448. MOHAMMAD Z, Mitchell KG, Nelson DB, Robb C, et al
    Lung Cancer Patient Perceptions of the Value of an Outreach Thoracic Surgical Clinic.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)30415.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1449. OJHA V, Sh C, Ganga KP, Saxena A, et al
    Congenital left ventricular diverticulum in Pentalogy of Cantrell: Puzzle solved on dual source CT.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 25. pii: S0003-4975(19)30406.
    PubMed    


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    Robotic-assisted 3(rd) Time Redo-Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30394.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Lung Transplantation in Pulmonary Fibrosis Secondary to Influenza A Pneumonia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30384.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Selective epidurography for the assessment of epidural catheter placement after esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 20. pii: S0003-4975(19)30378.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1453. MUNIAPPAN A, Mathisen DJ
    The link between minimally invasive esophagectomy and tracheobronchial fistula occurrence (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)30362.
    PubMed    


  1454. HOLM M, Biancari F, Khodabandeh S, Gherli R, et al
    Bleeding in Patients Treated with Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)30365.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1455. CHENG YF, Wang BY, Chen HS
    Will patients with resectable esophageal cancer be spared esophagectomy? (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30359.
    PubMed    


  1456. HICKS GL JR
    Bleeding in Patients Treated with Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 16. pii: S0003-4975(19)30358.
    PubMed    


  1457. BLOOM JP, Heng E, Auchincloss HG, Melnitchouk SI, et al
    Cardiac Surgery Trainees as "Skin-to-Skin" Operating Surgeons: Midterm Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30345.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1459. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Lui C, Zhou X, Crawford TC, et al
    Early Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation in Recipients Bridged with a HeartMate 3 Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)30339.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1460. CHIA DK, Guowei K, Chang HS, Toh BC, et al
    Kamikawa Double-Flap Reconstruction Following Minimally Invasive Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1461. GALETIN T, Stoelben E
    Sensitivity of lung ultrasound for postsurgical pneumothorax.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30328.
    PubMed    


  1462. WANG E, Fan X, Qi W, Song Y, et al
    A Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm leading to Tricuspid Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Prognosis of Severe Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis With and Without Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30220.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:986-987.
    PubMed    


  1465. ARIYARATNAM P
    Is It Time for a Perioperative Registry on Pneumonectomy Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:986.
    PubMed    


  1466. KASSEM S
    Less "Tradition" and More New Technologies, or Vice Versa?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:987.
    PubMed    


  1467. HALL DJ, Jeng EI, Gregg JA, Pelaez A, et al
    The Impact of Donor and Recipient Age: Older Lung Transplant Recipients Do Not Require Younger Lungs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:868-876.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1468. WANG L, Huang L, Li X, Zhong D, et al
    Three-Dimensional Printing PEEK Implant: A Novel Choice for the Reconstruction of Chest Wall Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:921-928.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1469. HARLING L, Kolokotroni SM, Nair A, Smelt J, et al
    Differential Survival Characteristics of Sarcomatoid Subtype in Biphasic Pleural Mesothelioma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:929-935.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1470. YAO MJ, Ding L, Atay SM, Toubat O, et al
    A Modern Reaffirmation of Surgery as the Optimal Treatment for Solitary Fibrous Tumors of the Pleura.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:941-946.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1471. APRILE V, Bertoglio P, Korasidis S, Bacchin D, et al
    Nerve-Sparing Surgery in Advanced Stage Thymomas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:878-884.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1472. JEAN RA, Chiu AS, Hoag JR, Blasberg JD, et al
    Identifying Drivers of Multiple Readmissions After Pulmonary Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:947-953.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1473. BEN ALI W, Bouhout I, Khairy P, Bouchard D, et al
    Extracardiac Versus Lateral Tunnel Fontan: A Meta-Analysis of Long-Term Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:837-843.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1474. MARATHE SP, Zannino D, Shi WY, du Plessis K, et al
    Two Ventricles Are Not Better Than One in the Fontan Circulation: Equivalent Late Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:852-859.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1475. GJERAA K, Dieckmann P, Spanager L, Petersen RH, et al
    Exploring Shared Mental Models of Surgical Teams in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:954-961.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1476. TONG BC, Kim S, Kosinski A, Onaitis MW, et al
    Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database for Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:897-902.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1477. YANAGAWA B, Rocha RV, Mazine A, Verma S, et al
    Hemoglobin Optimization for Coronary Bypass: A 10-Year Canadian Multicenter Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:711-717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1478. WAGNER MA, Wang H, Benrashid E, Keenan JE, et al
    Risk Prediction Model for Major Adverse Outcome in Proximal Thoracic Aortic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:795-801.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1479. PARACHURI VR, Tripathy AK, Gaikwad NM, Singh AP, et al
    Modified Infarct Exclusion Technique for Repair of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e219-e221.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1480. LUC JGY, Varghese TK Jr, Antonoff MB
    Participating in a TweetChat: Practical Tips From The Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network (#TSSMN).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e229-e233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1481. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Bakaeen FG, Ravichandren K, et al
    Long-Term Patency of Individual Segments of Different Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Configurations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:740-746.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1482. CHEN Q, Qiu HF, Zhang GC, Chen LW, et al
    Intraoperative Device Closure of a Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defect Using the Right Thoracic Ventricle Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:817-822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1483. YAMAMOTO M, Oshima Y, Matsuhisa H, Higuma T, et al
    Left Atrial Decompression by Minithoracotomy During Extracorporeal Life Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e227-e228.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1484. GROPLER MRF, Dalal AS, Bierhals AJ, Romberg E, et al
    Anomalous Origin of Left Pulmonary Artery From the Aorta: A Rare Entity in Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e181-e182.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1485. ZYWICKA EM, Theologou T, Love S, Nawaytou O, et al
    Sternal Wires-Induced Severe Systemic Inflammatory Response and Cardiac Tamponade.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e175-e176.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1486. LEBRETON G, Mastroianni C, Amour J, Leprince P, et al
    Implantation of Two HVADs Used as a Total Artificial Heart: A New Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e165-e167.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1487. KOTANI S, Inoue Y, Haida H, Dehari R, et al
    A Rare Solitary Fibrous Tumor Originating From the Distal Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e195-e197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1488. OHANA N, Benharroch D, Sheinis D
    Pleural Dural Fistula After Anterior Excision of Thoracic Disc Hernia: Suggested Repair Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e191-e193.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1489. SHIN TH, Inagaki E, Ganta T, Hartshorn K, et al
    Tumor Lysis Syndrome After Bilobectomy for Typical Carcinoid Tumor of the Lung.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e199-e201.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1490. IKENO Y, Koda Y, Yokawa K, Gotake Y, et al
    Graft Replacement of Kommerell Diverticulum and In Situ Aberrant Subclavian Artery Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:770-779.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1491. ISHIBASHI H, Wakejima R, Takasaki C, Okubo K, et al
    Successful Excision of Endobronchial Cellular Schwannoma With Right Lower Sleeve Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e203-e205.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1492. SHA JM, Cao W, Cao Y
    Anomalous Systemic Arterial Supply to the Left Lung: To Which Category Should This Belong?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e209-e210.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1493. 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


    February 2019
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    Perioperative Risk Factors for Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Esophagectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 25. pii: S0003-4975(19)30233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1495. HERNANDEZ-VAQUERO D, Pascual I, Diaz R, Avanzas P, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Explantation is Usually Feasible and Easy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 19. pii: S0003-4975(19)30225.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1496. TIPOGRAF Y, Salna M, Minko E, Grogan EL, et al
    Outcomes of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(19)30221.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1497. DENG HY
    Will patients with resectable esophageal cancer be spared esophagectomy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0003-4975(19)30200.
    PubMed    


  1498. HALFWERK FR, Knol K, Mariani S, Grandjean JG, et al
    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


  1499. 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    


  1500. REDFERN RE, Fleming K, March RL, Bobulski N, et al
    Thrombelastography-Directed Transfusion in Cardiac Surgery: Impact on Postoperative Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)30195.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1501. FRASER CD 3RD, Zhou X, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Size Mismatching Increases Mortality Following Lung Transplantation in Pre-Adolescent Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30192.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1502. HABERMANN EB, Helder MR, Schaff HV
    Patient experience after cardiac surgery: Beyond the transition care questions (Reply).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30134.
    PubMed    


  1503. 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    


  1504. BUCKLEY JR, Amula V, Sassalos P, Costello JM, et al
    Multicenter Analysis of Early Childhood Outcomes After Repair of Truncus Arteriosus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:553-559.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1505. CHATTERJEE S, Shake JG, Arora RC, Engelman DT, et al
    Handoffs From the Operating Room to the Intensive Care Unit After Cardiothoracic Surgery: From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Workforce on Critical Care.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:619-630.
    PubMed    


  1506. HANDY JR, Bremner RM, Crocenzi TS, Detterbeck FC, et al
    Expert Consensus Document on Pulmonary Metastasectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:631-649.
    PubMed    


  1507. FLYNN BC, He J, Richey M, Wirtz K, et al
    Early Extubation Without Increased Adverse Events in High-Risk Cardiac Surgical Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:453-459.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1508. 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


  1509. BLITZER D, Stephens EH, Tchantchaleishvili V, Lou X, et al
    Risks and Rewards of Advanced Practice Providers in Cardiothoracic Surgery Training: National Survey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:597-602.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1510. 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


  1511. VAN DER WULP K, Verkroost MWA, van Wely MH, Gehlmann HR, et al
    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


  1512. SINHA L, Ozturk M, Zurakowski D, Yerebakan C, et al
    Intra-Extracardiac Versus Extracardiac Fontan Modifications: Comparison of Early Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:560-566.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1513. TAKAHASHI T, Gauthier JM, Albertin EK, Damiano RJ Jr, et al
    Transplantation of Lungs Procured From a Donor With an Atrioesophageal Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e121-e122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1514. TADA M, Miyajima M, Mishina T, Takahashi Y, et al
    Thoracoscopic Right Basilar Segmentectomy After Right Upper Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e123-e125.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1515. KORMOS RL, Cowger J, Pagani FD, Teuteberg JJ, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intermacs Database Annual Report: Evolving Indications, Outcomes, and Scientific Partnerships.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:341-353.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1516. DENGLER J, Yee A, Mackinnon SE
    Supraclavicular Approach to the Brachial Plexus: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:331-334.
    PubMed    


  1517. GIL-JAURENA JM, Perez-Caballero R, Pita A, Pardo C, et al
    Paracorporeal Connection to Heart-Lung Machine in Transplant Surgery With the Berlin Heart Ventricular Assist Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e151-e152.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1518. RANOCCHI F, Lio A, Fiorani B, Musumeci F, et al
    A Modified Transatrial Approach for Repair of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e147-e149.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1519. TOYOKAWA G, Takada K, Tagawa T, Hamamoto R, et al
    A Positive Correlation Between the EZH2 and PD-L1 Expression in Resected Lung Adenocarcinomas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:393-400.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1520. MAURIZI G, Poggi C, D'Andrilli A, Vanni C, et al
    Superior Vena Cava Replacement for Thymic Malignancies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:386-392.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1521. BRESCIA AA, Harrington CA, Mazurek AA, Ward ST, et al
    Factors Associated With New Persistent Opioid Usage After Lung Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:363-368.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1522. PARK S, Park IK, Kim YT, Lee GD, et al
    Comparison of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Followed by Surgery to Upfront Surgery for Thymic Malignancy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:355-362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1523. MAJID A, Kheir F, Sierra-Ruiz M, Ghattas C, et al
    Assessment of Fissure Integrity in Patients With Intrabronchial Valves for Treatment of Prolonged Air Leak.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:407-411.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1524. CHANDEZE MM, Gayet B, Cowan J, Ferraz JM, et al
    Resection of an Esophageal Diverticulum by Thoracoscopy in Prone Position.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e153-e155.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1525. ALLAN JS, Ferreres A, Sade RM
    Neighborly Help or Itinerant Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:335-340.
    PubMed    


  1526. PLOENES T, Aigner C
    Giant Pneumopericardium.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e145.
    PubMed    


  1527. MAURY JM, Drevet G, Collaud S, Grima R, et al
    Cytoreductive Pleurectomy and Intrathoracic Chemohyperthermia for Pleural Relapse of Thymomas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e157-e160.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  1528. 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


  1529. KASSEM S
    MitraClip and Surgery: annuloplasty makes the difference.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 30. pii: S0003-4975(19)30125.
    PubMed    


  1530. 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


  1531. WALLEN T, Habertheuer A, Bavaria JE, Hughes C, et al
    Elective Aortic Root Replacement in North America: Analysis of STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(19)30109.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1532. HASSAN K, Kannmacher J, Wohlmuth P, Budde U, et al
    Cytosorb adsorption during emergency cardiac operations in patients at high risk of bleeding.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30102.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1533. VOGT F, Moscarelli M, Nicoletti A, Gregorini R, et al
    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


  1534. 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


  1535. DE HOUS N, Haine S, Oortman R, Laga S, et al
    Alternative approach for the surgical treatment of left main coronary artery aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30105.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1536. MIGUELENA J, Lopez-Menendez J, Prada PC, Rodriguez-Roda J, et al
    Influence of Preoperative Frailty On Health-Related Quality of Life after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30098.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1537. CHARLES EJ, Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB, Fonner CE, et al
    Socioeconomic 'Distressed Communities Index' Predicts Risk-Adjusted Mortality After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30076.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1538. DING H, Wang H, Xu L, Song N, et al
    Survival and resected lymph nodes number during sublobectomy for N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer </= 2cm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0003-4975(19)30083.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1539. JACOBS JP, Mayer JE Jr, Pasquali SK, Hill KD, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2019 Update on Outcomes and Quality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30069.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1540. 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    


  1541. 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    


  1542. 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


  1543. MATSUI Y, Shingu Y, Wakasa S, Ooka T, et al
    Papillary Muscle Tugging Approximation for Functional Mitral Regurgitation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0003-4975(19)30064.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1544. HAWKINS RB, Young BAC, Mehaffey JH, Speir AM, et al
    Model for End Stage Liver Disease Score Independently Predicts Mortality in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)30062.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1545. MORI M, Zhuo H, Liu F, LaLonde M, et al
    Predictors of cardiac surgery patients who tolerate blood conservation in cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 9. pii: S0003-4975(19)30001.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1546. BERGEAT D, Bertheuil N, Meunier B
    The link between minimally invasive esophagectomy and tracheobronchial fistula occurrence.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)30003.
    PubMed    


  1547. FUJINO K, Ujiie H, Kinoshita T, Lee CY, et al
    First Evaluation of the Next Generation Endobronchial Ultrasound System in preclinical models.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1548. FUKUI M, Suzuki K, Matsunaga T, Oh S, et al
    The Importance of Smoking Cessation on Surgical Outcome in Primary Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)31871.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1549. FULLERTON DA
    Maintenance of Certification and the Social Contract.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:17-18.
    PubMed    


  1550. ACUFF TE
    Maintenance of Certification: The American Board of Medical Specialties Version of Fake News.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:14-16.
    PubMed    


  1551. 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


  1552. PARK SY, Kim HK, Jang DS, Han KN, et al
    Initial Experiences With Robotic Single-Site Thoracic Surgery for Mediastinal Masses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:242-247.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1553. KIM S, Bull DA, Garland L, Khalpey Z, et al
    Is There a Role for Cancer-Directed Surgery in Early-Stage Sarcomatoid or Biphasic Mesothelioma?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:194-201.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1554. SESIA SB, Heitzelmann M, Schaedelin S, Magerkurth O, et al
    Standardized Haller and Asymmetry Index Combined for a More Accurate Assessment of Pectus Excavatum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:271-276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1555. PURI V, Gaissert HA, Wormuth DW, Grogan EL, et al
    Defining Proficiency for The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Participants Performing Thoracoscopic Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:202-208.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1556. KAPLAN SJ, Trottman PA, Porteous GH, Morris AJ, et al
    Functional Recovery After Lung Resection: A Before and After Prospective Cohort Study of Activity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:209-216.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1557. NAKAMURA Y, Hoashi T, Nakata T, Shimada M, et al
    Left Ventricular Function After Repair of Totally Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:151-156.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1558. ANTONOFF MB, Luc JGY, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, et al
    Graduate Subspecialty and Perceptions of Cardiothoracic Surgery Training: A 60-Year Retrospective Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:285-293.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1559. KAMEL MK, Rahouma M, Lee B, Harrison SW, et al
    Segmentectomy Is Equivalent to Lobectomy in Hypermetabolic Clinical