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    August 2021
  1. GEUBE M, Whitman GJR, Arora RC, Pulido JN, et al
    Perioperative management invited expert opinions in 2020 and 2021: Synopsis of 9 "must read" articles.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:633-636.
    PubMed    


    July 2021
  2. ANTONOFF MB, Morris VK
    Reply from author: Biology is king, but metastasectomy still has a role for properly selected patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e136-e138.
    PubMed    


  3. WILLIAMS NR, Macbeth F, Treasure T
    Tumor biology is a major determinant of survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e133.
    PubMed    


  4. HIRPARA DH, Kidane B
    Commentary: VATS, RATS, stats, and some caveats.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:269-270.
    PubMed    


  5. CAMERON RB
    Commentary: Colorectal pulmonary metastasectomy-which way to lean: Right, left, or somewhere in between?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:306-307.
    PubMed    


  6. MCGUIRE AL
    Commentary: Molecular biology, location, and survival following pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal carcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:307-308.
    PubMed    


  7. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: An innovative "CABG-patch".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e19-e20.
    PubMed    


  8. KONSTANTINOV IE, Backer CL, Yerebakan C, Alsoufi B, et al
    At the forefront of congenital cardiothoracic surgery: 2020-2021.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:178-182.
    PubMed    


  9. BALSAM LB, Gaudino M
    Upcoming expert opinions on adult coronary surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:103-106.
    PubMed    


  10. JONES DR, Wu YL, Tsuboi M, Herbst RS, et al
    Targeted therapies for resectable lung adenocarcinoma: ADAURA opens for thoracic oncologic surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:288-292.
    PubMed    


  11. RUEL M, Sun LY, Farkouh ME, Gaudino MF, et al
    Implications of the ISCHEMIA trial on the practice of surgical myocardial revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:90-99.
    PubMed    


  12. D'UDEKEM Y, Thambo JB, Iyengar AJ, Rychik J, et al
    Are we getting closer to identifying the best follow-up and management after Fontan completion?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:222-227.
    PubMed    


  13. LUC JGY, Antonoff MB, Vaporciyan AA, Yanagawa B, et al
    Surgeon teachers and millennial learners: Bridging the generation gap.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:334-341.
    PubMed    


  14. CORSINI EM, Mitchell KG, Correa A, Morris VK, et al
    Effect of primary colorectal cancer tumor location on survival after pulmonary metastasectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:296-305.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. AHMADI N, Mbuagbaw L, Finley C, Agzarian J, et al
    Impact of the integrated comprehensive care program post-thoracic surgery: A propensity score-matched study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:321-330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. ROBINSON LA, Babacan NA, Tanvetyanon T, Henderson-Jackson E, et al
    Results of treating primary pulmonary sarcomas and pulmonary carcinosarcomas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:274-284.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. HOCUM STONE LL, Swingen C, Wright C, Qi SS, et al
    Recovery of hibernating myocardium using stem cell patch with coronary bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;162:e3-e16.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  18. WILDER FG, Lawton JS
    Commentary: Wanted: A reliable, unhindered, and more robust cardiac surgery pipeline.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)01003.
    PubMed    


  19. RUSCH VW
    Commentary: Outcomes after esophagectomy: The devil is in the details.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 25. pii: S0022-5223(21)00993.
    PubMed    


  20. YOUSEF S, Sultan I
    Commentary: The pervasive yet elusive problem of delirium after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00894.
    PubMed    


  21. SERVITO M, Ouzounian M, Chung J, Yanagawa B, et al
    Trends in female cardiac surgery trainees and staff in Canada: 1998 to 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00979.
    PubMed    


  22. PARHAR KKS, Fedak PWM
    Commentary: The 4AT score-Reducing confusion about delirium diagnosis after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00977.
    PubMed    


  23. WATERFORD SD, Ad N
    Commentary: Direct oral anticoagulants in heart surgery: A question in need of an answer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00912.
    PubMed    


  24. PATEL DC, Jeffrey Yang CF, He H, Liou DZ, et al
    Influence of facility volume on long-term survival of patients undergoing esophagectomy for esophageal cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)00902.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Aranda-Michel E, Serna-Gallegos D, et al
    Complete revascularization during coronary artery bypass grafting is associated with reduced major adverse events.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00900.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. BENAZZO A, Bajorek L, Morscher A, Schrutka L, et al
    Early implementation of renal replacement therapy after lung transplantation does not impair long-term kidney function in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00879.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. BICHELL DP
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery in the developing world: Matching patient selection to longitudinal care.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00884.
    PubMed    


  28. HAWKINS AD, Teman NR
    Commentary: 4A's for effort: Diagnosing delirium after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00883.
    PubMed    


  29. SONG HK
    Commentary: Dedicated-to advancing the field of coronary surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2135-2136.
    PubMed    


  30. LUBERT AM, Redington AN
    Commentary: Late adverse outcomes of the Fontan circulation: A PLEa for standardization of diagnostic criteria.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2167-2168.
    PubMed    


  31. FAJARDO R, Vaporciyan A, Starnes S, Erkmen CP, et al
    REPLY FROM AUTHORS: CALL TO ACTION FOR INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT ON CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY WELLNESS.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e441-e442.
    PubMed    


  32. OKUSANYA O, Sultan I
    Commentary: How to catch a boomerang: Learning from hospital readmissions after thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1945-1946.
    PubMed    


  33. THOMPSON MP, Likosky DS
    Commentary: Can and should the National Inpatient Sample be used to evaluate trends in ventricular assist device use and outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2093-2094.
    PubMed    


  34. OMER S
    Commentary: Unraveling the secrets of the neglected tricuspid valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2041-2042.
    PubMed    


  35. CORAZZARI C, Matteucci M, Kolodziejczak M, Kowalewski M, et al
    Impact of preoperative glycometabolic status on outcomes in cardiac surgery: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00880.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. SCHAFF HV
    Leadership and scholarship in thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2138-2144.
    PubMed    


  37. WALLER DA, Opitz I, Bueno R, Van Schil P, et al
    Divided by an ocean of water but united in an ocean of uncertainty: A transatlantic review of mesothelioma surgery guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1922-1925.
    PubMed    


  38. FENTON KN, Novick WM, Entwistle JW 3rd, Moffatt-Bruce SD, et al
    Global health initiatives in cardiothoracic surgery: Ethical considerations and guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2114-2118.
    PubMed    


  39. TAKAHASHI M, Andrew Cheung HY, Watanabe T, Zamel R, et al
    Strategies to prolong homeostasis of ex vivo perfused lungs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1963-1973.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. SHARMA VJ, Iyengar AJ, Zannino D, Gentles T, et al
    Protein-losing enteropathy and plastic bronchitis after the Fontan procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2158-2165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. RAMGREN JJ, Nozohoor S, Zindovic I, Gustafsson R, et al
    Long-term outcome after early repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect in young infants.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2145-2153.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. FAJARDO R, Vaporciyan A, Starnes S, Erkmen CP, et al
    Implementation of wellness into a cardiothoracic training program: A checklist for a wellness policy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1979-1986.
    PubMed    


  43. GOODWIN ML, Selzman CH
    Take a load off: Unloading and reperfusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2046-2050.
    PubMed    


  44. VANDERLAAN RD, Rome J, Hirsch R, Ivy D, et al
    Pulmonary vein stenosis: Treatment and challenges.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2169-2176.
    PubMed    


  45. FALK V, Friede T
    Noninferiority trials: What's clinically (ir)relevant?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2119-2123.
    PubMed    


  46. BOJKO MM, Habertheuer A, Bavaria JE, Suhail M, et al
    Recurrent aortic insufficiency after emergency surgery for acute type A aortic dissection with aortic root preservation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1989-2000.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. ROSATI CM, Torregrossa G, Balkhy HH, Puskas JD, et al
    Dedicated training in advanced coronary surgery: Need and opportunity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2130-2134.
    PubMed    


  48. KESLER KA, Stram AR, Timsina LR, Turrentine MW, et al
    Outcomes following surgery for primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors in the cisplatin era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1947-1959.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. SANAIHA Y, Downey P, Lyons R, Nsair A, et al
    Trends in utilization, mortality, and resource use after implantation of left ventricular assist devices in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2083-2091.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. KAJIMOTO M, Nuri M, Sleasman JR, Charette KA, et al
    Inhaled nitric oxide reduces injury and microglia activation in porcine hippocampus after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e485-e498.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. OGAWA Y, Watkins AC, Lingala B, Nathan I, et al
    Improved midterm outcomes after endovascular repair of nontraumatic descending thoracic aortic rupture compared with open surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:2004-2012.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. CHANG Y, Ragheb SM, Oravec N, Kent D, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of the "4 A's Test" delirium screening tool for the postoperative cardiac surgery ward.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00876.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  53. CENERI N, Desai M, Yerebakan C
    Developments in perioperative management: The yin to the yang of congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00813.
    PubMed    


  54. EIKELBOOM R, Spooner AJ, Yamashita MH
    Commentary: Mid-term outcomes in a real-world transcatheter aortic valve replacement population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00803.
    PubMed    


  55. LAURIN C, Dagenais F
    Commentary: Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era: Where do we stand?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00806.
    PubMed    


  56. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Long-term outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement: Difficult to match!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 14. pii: S0022-5223(21)00804.
    PubMed    


  57. KARAMLOU T
    Reply: Globalization efforts for congenital cardiac surgery: A blank slate to get it right.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00724.
    PubMed    


  58. CHEN Z, Li J, Sun Y, Wang C, et al
    A novel predictive model for poor in-hospital outcomes in patients with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00778.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. LUKETICH JD, Pennathur A, Sarkaria I
    Commentary: Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) and robotic-assisted esophagectomy (RAMIE): We need high-volume surgeons, more science, and more robots!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00794.
    PubMed    


  60. MULLER MORAN HR, Spooner AJ, Yamashita MH
    Commentary: An all-access pass to transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(21)00776.
    PubMed    


  61. PERCY ED, Harloff M, Hirji S, Tartarini RJ, et al
    Outcomes of procedural complications in transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00767.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. JUNQUERA L, Kalavrouziotis D, Dumont E, Rodes-Cabau J, et al
    Paradigm shifts in alternative access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: An update.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00760.
    PubMed    


  63. FULLER S, Kumar SR, Roy N, Mahle WT, et al
    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Congenital Cardiac Surgery Working Group 2021 consensus document on a comprehensive perioperative approach to enhanced recovery after pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00757.
    PubMed    


  64. BAIRD CW, Cooney B, Chavez M, Sleeper LA, et al
    Congenital aortic and truncal valve reconstruction using the Ozaki technique: Short-term clinical results.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1567-1577.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. CHEN JM
    Commentary: Are these times still unprecedented?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1615-1616.
    PubMed    


  66. FERNANDEZ FG
    Commentary: Regionalization for every region?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1710.
    PubMed    


  67. SUBRAMANIAN MP, Yang Z, Chang SH, Puri V, et al
    Regionalization for thoracic surgery: Economic implications of regionalization in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1705-1709.
    PubMed    


  68. HUSAIN SA
    Commentary: To band or not to band-is that really the question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1603-1604.
    PubMed    


  69. BURATTO E, Hu T, Lui A, Wu DM, et al
    Early repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect has better survival than staged repair after pulmonary artery banding: A propensity score-matched study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1594-1601.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. GAMBARDELLA I, Lau C, Girardi LN
    Has the time come for regionalization of surgery for acute type A dissection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1734-1737.
    PubMed    


  71. VALLELY MP, Ramponi F, Seco M, Royse A, et al
    Multiarterial grafting: Why is it so hard to convince the masses of the benefits?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1832-1836.
    PubMed    


  72. KURLANSKY P
    Multiarterial grafting: The answer to that question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1828-1831.
    PubMed    


  73. ESMAILIAN F, Chikwe J
    Commentary: Time to make multiarterial revascularization a quality metric.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1837-1838.
    PubMed    


  74. HARTWIG MG
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1684-1685.
    PubMed    


  75. CAMPO-CANAVERAL DE LA CRUZ JL, Dunne B, Lemaitre P, Rackauskas M, et al
    Deceased-donor lobar lung transplant: A successful strategy for small-sized recipients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1674-1685.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. BACKER CL
    Commentary: Avoiding the danger zone.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1625.
    PubMed    


  77. WIGHTMAN SC, Kim AW
    Commentary: When less is more for lung cancers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1650-1651.
    PubMed    


  78. LEE LKF, Hsin MKY
    Commentary: Small can be beautiful, in the right hands.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1686-1687.
    PubMed    


  79. CERFOLIO RJ
    Commentary: Let us raise the bar higher for better patient outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1649-1650.
    PubMed    


  80. WEKSLER B, Sullivan JL, Schumacher LY
    Randomized trial of bupivacaine with epinephrine versus bupivacaine liposome suspension in patients undergoing minimally invasive lung resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1652-1661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. RAZI SS, Stephens-McDonnough JA, Haq S, Fabbro M 2nd, et al
    Significant reduction of postoperative pain and opioid analgesics requirement with an Enhanced Recovery After Thoracic Surgery protocol.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1689-1701.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. BRIFFA N
    Commentary: A novel cross-species model of Barlow's disease to biomechanically analyze repair techniques in an ex vivo left heart simulator.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1784-1785.
    PubMed    


  83. BATCHELOR TJP
    Commentary: Enhanced recovery and postoperative opioid use: Good for the patient, good for society?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1703-1704.
    PubMed    


  84. CORSINI EM, Antonoff MB
    Commentary: Enhanced recovery-It's about more than just the length of stay.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1702-1703.
    PubMed    


  85. DI MAURO M, Foschi M, Liberti G, Calafiore AM, et al
    Commentary: In medio stat virtus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1774-1775.
    PubMed    


  86. DI MAURO M, Gallina S, Tancredi F, Calafiore AM, et al
    Commentary: Opportunity knocks for every heart surgeon, but you have to give a tricuspid a ring.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1800-1801.
    PubMed    


  87. MASTERSON CREBER RM, Gaudino MFL
    Commentary: "Get moving early!" Inpatient cardiac rehabilitation reduces unplanned hospitalizations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1861-1862.
    PubMed    


  88. RUBENS FD
    Commentary: Finding a niche in our TAVR-centric world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1750-1751.
    PubMed    


  89. STEIN LH, Samy S
    Commentary: Innovation favors the prepared mind.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1731.
    PubMed    


  90. FORMICA F, D'Alessandro S, Avalli L
    Commentary: When the heart team may save the patient's heart!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1732-1733.
    PubMed    


  91. MEHTA AR, Hammond B, Unai S, Navia JL, et al
    Percutaneous cardioplegic arrest before repeat sternotomy in patients with retrosternal aortic aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1724-1730.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. KNOPER RC, John R
    Commentary: The only constant is change: Understanding the changes in the new heart allocation system.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1851-1852.
    PubMed    


  93. RAO V
    Commentary: The ethics of donor allocation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1849-1851.
    PubMed    


  94. LE AT, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: Flying too close to the sun.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1848-1849.
    PubMed    


  95. ALAM A, Meyer DM, Hall SA
    Commentary: History is prologue: If we fail to learn from our past, we are doomed to repeat it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1847-1848.
    PubMed    


  96. FUKUNAGA N, Seidman MA, David TE
    Valve-sparing root replacement in a patient with a filamin A variant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e353-e355.
    PubMed    


  97. SMOOD B, Nguyen SN, Benkert AR, Han JJ, et al
    Integrated cardiothoracic surgery: Navigating interviews and the match.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1889-1895.
    PubMed    


    April 2021
  98. OROZCO-SEVILLA V, Salerno TA
    Commentary: Is minimally invasive cardiac surgery a Chimera?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00755.
    PubMed    


  99. BAKAEEN FG, Gaudino M, Whitman G, Doenst T, et al
    2021: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Expert Consensus Document: Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00736.
    PubMed    


  100. CELIK M, Durko AP, Bekkers JA, Oei FBS, et al
    Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement over three decades.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)00748.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. CLARK SA, Teman NR
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery in COVID patients: Figuring it out as we go.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 27. pii: S0022-5223(21)00742.
    PubMed    


  102. BRETON S, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S
    Commentary: Novel preoperative predictors of acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery: Is it a game changer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 27. pii: S0022-5223(21)00739.
    PubMed    


  103. HIRJI SA, Zogg CK, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: To operate or wait? Contextualizing early outcomes of cardiac surgery in COVID-19-positive patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 27. pii: S0022-5223(21)00743.
    PubMed    


  104. TIAN M, Liu X, Chen L, Hu S, et al
    Urine metabolites for preoperative prediction of acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)00721.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. TAGGART DP, Gavrilov Y, Krasopoulos G, Rajakaruna C, et al
    External stenting and disease progression in saphenous vein grafts two years after coronary artery bypass grafting: A multicenter randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00723.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  106. HERBST DA, Atluri P
    Commentary: The times they are a-changin': Coronary artery bypass grafting following acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00603.
    PubMed    


  107. MERRITT-GENORE H
    Commentary: The toughest pill to swallow? Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants and cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00602.
    PubMed    


  108. POPE NH, Kilic A
    Commentary: Costs of coronary artery bypass grafting: We can do better.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00712.
    PubMed    


  109. LANUTI M, Lin J, Ng T, Burt BM, et al
    A year in general thoracic surgery published in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: 2020.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00665.
    PubMed    


  110. NANTSIOS A, Vo TX, Ruel M
    Commentary: External stenting of saphenous vein grafts-ReinVESTing to achieve best returns in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00705.
    PubMed    


  111. BRESCIA AA, Ailawadi G
    Commentary: Time to open Pandora's box: Assessing true costs in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)00706.
    PubMed    


  112. BADHWAR V, Smith CR, Woo J
    Expert contributions enhance knowledge of valvular heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)00680.
    PubMed    


  113. RUBENS FD, Virani A, Coylewright M, Sathananthan J, et al
    Balancing patient-centered care and evidence-based medicine in patients needing coronary revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)00696.
    PubMed    


  114. HUSSAIN ST, Kalimi R
    Commentary: Atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: More than just a nuisance!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 12. pii: S0022-5223(21)00606.
    PubMed    


  115. BJORN R, Nissinen M, Lehto J, Malmberg M, et al
    Late incidence and recurrence of new-onset atrial fibrillation after isolated surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00587.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  116. TONG BC, Gu L, Wang X, Wigle DA, et al
    Perioperative outcomes of pulmonary resection after neoadjuvant pembrolizumab in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00583.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  117. LIM S, Jacques F, Babaki S, Babaki Y, et al
    Preoperative physical frailty assessment among octogenarians undergoing cardiac surgery: Upgrading the "eyeball" test.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00584.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  118. Early outcomes and complications following cardiac surgery in patients testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019: An international cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00574.
    PubMed    


  119. 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.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00385.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  120. PULIDO JN
    Commentary: Deepening our understanding of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: New insights into prediction of persistent acute kidney injury and implications for management.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00581.
    PubMed    


  121. CHATTERJEE S, Engelman DT
    Commentary: After the train has left the station: The utility of a late biomarker for cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00550.
    PubMed    


  122. LAMBERTI JJ
    Reply: Salvaging a patient with a failing bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt requires careful analysis and timely corrective action.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e323.
    PubMed    


  123. ALTSHULER PJ, Atluri P
    Commentary: Toward achieving precision in the management of postcardiotomy failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1332.
    PubMed    


  124. LUO S, Honjo O
    Reply from authors: Rescue bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e324.
    PubMed    


  125. CARREL T
    Reply: Additional "customized" aortopulmonary shunt may increase "vis a tergo" to rescue a failing bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e322-e323.
    PubMed    


  126. DARK JH, Mehew J, Venkateswaran R
    Prolongation of time from brain death to retrieval is beneficial to the donor heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e311-e312.
    PubMed    


  127. TURKOZ R, Dogan A
    Management for bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt failure: Adding aortopulmonary shunt without takedown.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e321-e322.
    PubMed    


  128. JAWITZ OK, Raman V
    Reply from authors: Heart donor brain death duration-external validation from across the pond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e313.
    PubMed    


  129. LE AT, Mokadam NA
    Reply: Riding out the storm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e312-e313.
    PubMed    


  130. FRASER CD JR
    Commentary: Coronary origins after the arterial switch operation: Let's think of it like anomalous aortic origin of the coronaries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1406-1407.
    PubMed    


  131. MIZRAHI M, Beckerman Z
    Commentary: How to avoid early Fontan failure?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1435-1436.
    PubMed    


  132. HRASKA V, Goot BH
    Commentary: Can we predict late coronary events after arterial switch operation? A question without a simple answer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1405-1406.
    PubMed    


  133. JOYCE DL
    Commentary: Flying solo without flying blind.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e295-e296.
    PubMed    


  134. TIBAYAN FA
    Commentary: Simulation-days of future past.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e296.
    PubMed    


  135. COYAN GN, Sultan I
    Reply from authors: Increasing medical student interest in cardiothoracic surgery: Exposure matters.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e318.
    PubMed    


  136. RASKIN A, Zafar F, Morales DLS
    Commentary: Is there life after cardiac death? Considering the challenges of heart donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1344-1345.
    PubMed    


  137. KON ZN, Smith DE, Carillo JA, Moazami N, et al
    Commentary: The future is now-heart donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1342-1343.
    PubMed    


  138. RANKIN JS
    Commentary: Questionable statistical routines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1263-1265.
    PubMed    


  139. GILLINOV M, Soltesz EG
    Commentary: Surgical ablation-Just do it!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1262-1263.
    PubMed    


  140. GAUDINO M, Lamy A, Shroyer AL
    Commentary: Trials of off- versus on-pump bypass surgery: 105 and counting....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1283-1284.
    PubMed    


  141. BRUNSTING LA 3RD, Hiratzka LF
    Commentary: If all else fails....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1272.
    PubMed    


  142. LORUSSO R, Whitman G, Milojevic M, Raffa G, et al
    2020 EACTS/ELSO/STS/AATS expert consensus on post-cardiotomy extracorporeal life support in adult patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1287-1331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  143. SZWED K, Pawliszak W, Szwed M, Tomaszewska M, et al
    Reducing delirium and cognitive dysfunction after off-pump coronary bypass: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1275-1282.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  144. MOON MR
    Equal means equal: Cardiothoracic surgery in its second century.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1381-1389.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  145. QAQISH R, Watanabe Y, Hoetzenecker K, Yeung J, et al
    Impact of donor time to cardiac arrest in lung donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1546-1555.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  146. QUAIL MA, Chan I, Sarna S, Hughes M, et al
    A preoperative estimate of central venous pressure is associated with early Fontan failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1426-1434.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  147. HOD T, Freedberg KJ, Motwani SS, Chen M, et al
    Acute kidney injury after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraoperative cisplatin chemotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1510-1518.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  148. SUAREZ-PIERRE A, Yang SC
    Scholarships in cardiothoracic surgery-a guide for surgical trainees.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1390-1393.
    PubMed    


  149. CALDONAZO T, Kirov H, Rahouma M, Robinson NB, et al
    Atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr 1. pii: S0022-5223(21)00558.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  150. ELBADAWI A, Elzeneini M, Elgendy IY, Megaly M, et al
    Coronary artery bypass grafting after acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(21)00562.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  151. AKHRASS R, Khatri J, Bakaeen FG
    Commentary: Timing of coronary artery bypass grafting after ST elevation myocardial infarction: All judgment, no magic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00564.
    PubMed    


  152. RUAENGSRI C, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Twenty-first century adult cardiac surgery training: Modernization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00565.
    PubMed    


  153. KANG L, Cerullo M
    Commentary: DO2 you believe in magic? Promising oxygen delivery-based perfusion strategy for minimizing mild kidney injury in patients undergoing routine cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00557.
    PubMed    


  154. CHATTERJEE S
    Commentary: Is angiotensin II a game changer for vasoplegia after cardiac surgery, or is the jury still out?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00555.
    PubMed    


  155. STROBEL RJ, Mehaffey JH, Hawkins RB
    Commentary: The curse of missing long-term data in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(21)00548.
    PubMed    


  156. WATERFORD SD, Ad N
    Nonvitamin K oral anticoagulants in cardiac surgery: What cardiothoracic surgeons need to know 2.0.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00540.
    PubMed    


  157. CHEN CY, Chan YH, Wu VC, Liu KS, et al
    Bioprosthetic versus mechanical mitral valve replacements in patients with rheumatic heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 18. pii: S0022-5223(21)00512.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  158. PORTERIE J, Kalavrouziotis D, Dumont E, Paradis JM, et al
    Clinical impact of the heart team on the outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement among octogenarians.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(21)00451.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  159. MASSOTH C, Kullmar M, Enders D, Kellum JA, et al
    Comparison of C-C motif chemokine ligand 14 with other biomarkers for adverse kidney events after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)00436.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  160. SERVITO M, Tanaka D, Yanagawa B
    Commentary: Frailty measures in cardiac surgery: The theory-practice gap.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(21)00437.
    PubMed    


  161. MOSCARELLI M, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Surgery for low-risk aortic valve replacement: The road to extinction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00433.
    PubMed    


  162. SALENGER R, Etchill EW, Fonner CE, Alejo D, et al
    Hospital variability in modifiable factors driving coronary artery bypass charges.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(21)00420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  163. PLOWMAN EK, Anderson A, York JD, DiBiase L, et al
    Dysphagia after cardiac surgery: Prevalence, risk factors, and associated outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00405.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  164. BETTENHAUSEN A, Sako EY
    Commentary: Y bother?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1020-1021.
    PubMed    


  165. HOBBS RD, Ohye RG
    Commentary: Congenital heart disease patients with airway anomalies do worse: We knew that, or so we thought.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1124-1125.
    PubMed    


  166. HUI DS, Lee R
    Commentary: Navigating the maze of ablation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1008-1009.
    PubMed    


  167. HANCOCK FRIESEN CL
    Commentary: Complication monitoring comes of age.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1167-1168.
    PubMed    


  168. STEPHENS EH, Dearani JA
    Commentary: Cardiothoracic surgery training is more than calculus class.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1076-1077.
    PubMed    


  169. BALSAM LB
    Commentary: Gender and opportunity in cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:745.
    PubMed    


  170. CLEVELAND JC JR
    Commentary: Selecting the right cardiac donor.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1061-1062.
    PubMed    


  171. WRIGHT CD
    Commentary: Inching north up the airway: Thoracic surgeons as complete airway surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:854-855.
    PubMed    


  172. MOBLI K, Okereke I
    Commentary: Are cardiothoracic trainees operating enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1077-1078.
    PubMed    


  173. MILLER JR, Eghtesady P
    Commentary: Airway anomalies and congenital heart defects, a dangerous combination.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1122-1123.
    PubMed    


  174. KUMAR TKS
    Commentary: God is in the details!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1123-1124.
    PubMed    


  175. KARAMICHALIS JM
    Commentary: Fontan challenges: Critical early surgical decisions maybe key.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1136-1137.
    PubMed    


  176. PAONE G
    Commentary: So many and yet so few-How many is not enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1042-1043.
    PubMed    


  177. TREZZI M
    Commentary: Fontan takedown: The journey off the beaten path.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1137-1138.
    PubMed    


  178. ROBERTS HG JR, Wei LM, Badhwar V
    Commentary: Cox maze with septal myectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1007-1008.
    PubMed    


  179. SMITH CR
    Tirone E. David, recipient of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Lifetime Achievement Award.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:723-724.
    PubMed    


  180. SHAHIAN DM
    Commentary: Safety in numbers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1043-1045.
    PubMed    


  181. WYLER VON BALLMOOS MC, Almassi GH
    Commentary: Delayed gratification and optimism bias: Navigating quality and quantity of life with revascularization in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1032-1033.
    PubMed    


  182. LUC JGY, Antonoff MB
    Live-Tweet to get the most out of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Virtual Annual Meeting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e241-e242.
    PubMed    


  183. KAWABORI M, Critsinelis AC, Hironaka CE, Chen FY, et al
    Right ventricular undersizing is associated with increased 1-year mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1048-1059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  184. SHAH AM, Siddiqui E, Holmes SD, Okoh A, et al
    Trends in the traditional cardiothoracic surgery resident operative experience for cardiac cases: An analysis of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education case logs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1064-1075.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  185. BARRIOS PA, Zia A, Pettersson G, Najm HK, et al
    Outcomes of treatment pathways in 240 patients with congenitally corrected transposition of great arteries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1080-1093.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  186. NEIJENHUIS RML, Tsang VT, Marek J, Issitt R, et al
    Cone reconstruction for Ebstein anomaly: Late biventricular function and possible remodeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1097-1108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  187. MARATHE SP, Iyengar AJ, Betts KS, du Plessis K, et al
    Long-term outcomes following Fontan takedown in Australia and New Zealand.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1126-1135.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  188. DONAHOE LL, Nason GJ, Bedard PL, Hansen AR, et al
    Pathologic concordance of resected metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumors in the chest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:856-868.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  189. MAURIZI G, Vanni C, Rendina EA, Ciccone AM, et al
    Surgery for laryngotracheal stenosis: Improved results.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:845-852.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  190. STELZER P, Mejia J, Varghese R
    Operative risks of the Ross procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:905-915.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  191. SHEMANSKI KA, Ding L, Kim AW, Blackmon SH, et al
    Gender representation among leadership at national and regional cardiothoracic surgery organizational annual meetings.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:733-744.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  192. SHEMANSKI KA, Farias A, Lieu D, Kim AW, et al
    Understanding thoracic surgeons' perceptions of administrative database analyses and guidelines in clinical decision-making.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:807-816.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  193. COX JL
    Walter Randolph Chitwood, Jr, MD: 2020 Recipient of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Scientific Achievement Award.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:725-727.
    PubMed    


  194. LAWTON JS
    A historic event: The first female officer of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:730-732.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  195. STARNES VA
    Thoracic surgical education in a changing paradigm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:713-722.
    PubMed    


    February 2021
  196. HOLST KA, Crestanello JA
    Reply: Time to embrace transcarotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement-new route, same valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00186.
    PubMed    


  197. LOCKER C
    Reply: Skeletonized bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting is a quality metric in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(21)00110.
    PubMed    


  198. WOODS RK
    Commentary: The Fontan cardiac transplant-Time to embrace change.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(21)00367.
    PubMed    


  199. ALLEN KB, Chhatriwalla AK, Saxon J, Hermiller J, et al
    Reply: Transcarotid trumps transapical/direct aortic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement-It's a no brainer!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)00129.
    PubMed    


  200. WAKEFIELD B, Geube M
    Commentary: The uncertain fate of the pulmonary artery catheter in cardiac surgery: The difference is in the exceptions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)00371.
    PubMed    


  201. HORGAN S, Onaitis M
    Commentary: Minimally invasive esophagectomy: Steady progress.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(21)00368.
    PubMed    


  202. VERVOORT D
    Centralization and regionalization of congenital heart surgery in a globalized world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)32585.
    PubMed    


  203. BRIFFA N
    Commentary: Surgical aortic valve replacement for the younger patient, but which one?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00358.
    PubMed    


  204. PULIDO JN
    Commentary: To Swan or not to Swan in cardiac surgery? Narrowing the window of benefit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(21)00359.
    PubMed    


  205. DAVIERWALA PM, Verevkin A, Bergien L, von Aspern K, et al
    Twenty-year outcomes of minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass surgery: The Leipzig experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(21)00343.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  206. PATEL V, Ghanta RK
    Commentary: Sometimes less is more. Should minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass become the new standard for revascularization of the left anterior descending artery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 16. pii: S0022-5223(21)00335.
    PubMed    


  207. DIMAGLI A, Benedetto U
    Commentary: "Do or do not. There is no try": Which role for minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00232.
    PubMed    


  208. MELEHY A, Sanchez JE, Nemeth SK, Kurlansky PA, et al
    National outcomes of bridge to multiorgan cardiac transplantation using mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00213.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  209. RODRIGUEZ-CAULO EA, Blanco-Herrera OR, Berastegui E, Arias-Dachary J, et al
    Biological versus mechanical prostheses for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(21)00217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  210. CLARK A, Malaisrie SC
    Failed bioprosthetic valve approaches: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00219.
    PubMed    


  211. GREASON KL
    Repeat surgical aortic valve replacement: Don't stick a fork in it just yet.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00218.
    PubMed    


  212. HILL GD
    Commentary: The growing problem in congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 4. pii: S0022-5223(21)00221.
    PubMed    


  213. BERNARD J, Kalavrouziotis D, Marzouk M, Nader J, et al
    Prosthetic choice in mitral valve replacement for severe chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation: Long-term follow-up.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 3. pii: S0022-5223(21)00193.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  214. BROWN JA, Aranda-Michel E, Kilic A, Serna-Gallegos D, et al
    The impact of pulmonary artery catheter use in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(21)00185.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  215. BEZERRA RF, Franchi SM, Khader H, Castro RM, et al
    COVID-19 as a confounding factor in a child submitted to staged surgical palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome: One of the first reports of SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e97-e101.
    PubMed    


  216. ELEFTERIADES JA, Atluri P
    Commentary: Valve Labeling Task Force: Efforts now needed by manufacturers and surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:562-564.
    PubMed    


  217. ATLURI P, Elefteriades JA
    Commentary: A giant step forward in valve care.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:559-562.
    PubMed    


  218. MAKHDOUM A, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Wicked problems and proportionality: Is the lesser of two evils the best we can do?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e231-e232.
    PubMed    


  219. SILVESTRY S
    Reply: Elective with an asterisk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e232-e233.
    PubMed    


  220. SMITH CR
    Reply: Should small aortas be replaced?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e153.
    PubMed    


  221. BURKHART HM, Phillips SD
    Commentary: Pulmonary valve bioprosthesis: Longevity and reintervention.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:364-365.
    PubMed    


  222. SALNA M, Argenziano M, George I
    Reply: A problem of "ethic" proportions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e233-e234.
    PubMed    


  223. HSIN MKY, Liu M
    Commentary: It's time for exosomes to get the limelight in lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e136-e137.
    PubMed    


  224. IMAI T, Weksler B
    Commentary: Open or VATS? Roll up your sleeve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:414-415.
    PubMed    


  225. CHUDGAR NP, Bott MJ
    Commentary: Minimally invasive sleeve lobectomy: Time to roll up our "sleeves" and learn something new?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:415-416.
    PubMed    


  226. GERACI TC, Ng T
    Commentary: Overreliance of propensity-score matched studies in thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:417-418.
    PubMed    


  227. WHITMAN GJR, Parikh CR
    Commentary: The dangers of postoperative acute kidney injury-Vulnerability despite early resolution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:689-690.
    PubMed    


  228. MICELI A, Glauber M
    Commentary: Old sins have long shadows.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:691-692.
    PubMed    


  229. GLENN IC, Raja S
    Commentary: Ex vivo lung perfusion plus solute adsorption: An exorcism of evil humors?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:e123-e124.
    PubMed    


  230. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: TAVR-in-TAVR-Be a good host for your guest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:579-580.
    PubMed    


  231. CARRIER M
    Commentary: It is not only about the valve, but also the patients and their condition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:607-608.
    PubMed    


  232. HUI DS, Lee R
    Commentary: Looking before leaping.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:634-635.
    PubMed    


  233. DEB S, Fremes SE
    Commentary: The race for the second best-The no-touch saphenous vein versus the radial artery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:631-633.
    PubMed    


  234. HWANG B, Bryers J, Mulligan MS
    Potential role of exosome-based allorecognition pathways involved in lung transplant rejection.
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    Essential information on surgical heart valve characteristics for optimal valve prosthesis selection: Expert consensus document from the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Associati
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    Reintervention rates after bioprosthetic pulmonary valve replacement in patients younger than 30 years of age: A multicenter analysis.
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    Duct stenting versus modified Blalock-Taussig shunt in neonates and infants with duct-dependent pulmonary blood flow: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
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    Perfusate adsorption during ex vivo lung perfusion improves early post-transplant lung function.
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    Restrictive filling pattern in ischemic cardiomyopathy: Insights after surgical ventricular restoration.
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    January 2021
  245. RUEL M
    Commentary: Sternotomy for every cardiac surgery patient ain't the future, so let's get going.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 30. pii: S0022-5223(21)00195.
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  246. POPE NH, Kilic A
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting in midrange ejection fraction: Charting unknown waters.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00178.
    PubMed    


  247. NOLY PE, Carrier M
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery alone is not the only way!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00166.
    PubMed    


  248. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Improving outcomes in diabetic coronary artery bypass grafting recipients: More arterial conduits, but even more medicine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00161.
    PubMed    


  249. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    Commentary: Is heart failure with moderately reduced ejection fraction a useful classification for cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0022-5223(21)00179.
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    Interhospital failure to rescue after coronary artery bypass grafting.
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  251. KANG JJH, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Should valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement be first-line treatment for failed aortic bioprostheses?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)00160.
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  252. TAROLA C, Fremes S
    Commentary: Redo cardiac surgery: Striving for the best but prepared for the worst.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 28. pii: S0022-5223(21)00167.
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  253. DURKO AP, Pibarot P, De Paulis R
    Reply: The PPM chart: A new tool to assess prosthesis-patient mismatch probability before aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)33405.
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    Fate of moderate aortic regurgitation after cardiac surgery.
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    The American College of Surgeons Surgical Risk Calculator performs well for pulmonary resection: A validation study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00133.
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  258. GROTH SS, Burt BM
    Minimally invasive esophagectomy: Direction of the art.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(21)00128.
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  259. HILL A, Goetzenich A, Stoppe C
    Commentary: Nutritional status before cardiac surgery-at the 11th hour.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00131.
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  260. BROWN JA, Sultan I
    Commentary: Reoperative cardiac surgery: The importance of surgeon judgment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 20. pii: S0022-5223(21)00112.
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  261. ATTIA T, Yang Y, Svensson LG, Toth AJ, et al
    Similar long-term survival after isolated bioprosthetic versus mechanical aortic valve replacement: A propensity-matched analysis.
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  262. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Robotic aortic valve replacement-fad or future?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)33211.
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  263. JAGGERS J, Downs EA
    Commentary: Resident education in congenital heart surgery: Is this the best we can do?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jan 13. pii: S0022-5223(21)00049.
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  264. CLEVELAND JD, Bowdish ME, Mack WJ, Kim RW, et al
    Resident education in congenital heart surgery does not compromise outcomes.
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  265. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: Functional coronary artery stenosis-How can we functionally apply this to the operating room?
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  266. CHO JS, Shim JK, Kim KS, Lee S, et al
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    Commentary: Donor lungs allocated to critically ill patients listed urgently: No longer a waste of precious organs?
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  268. CHEN JY, Hsin MKY
    Commentary: "To list, or not to list? That is the question".
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    December 2020
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  270. KOMLO C, Mori M, Geirsson A
    Commentary: Excellent outcome for mitral valve repair in asymptomatic patients-Does the surgery benefit the patient?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)33418.
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  272. BENKERT AR, Lin SS
    Commentary: Time-varying variables-predictively predictive prediction in a coronary artery bypass grafting readmission predictive model.
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  277. WITER L, Kilic A
    Commentary: Proceed with caution: Right ventricular undersizing in heart transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33358.
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  278. MICELI A
    Commentary: A device for the whole mitral valve apparatus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)33357.
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    Lessons from reoperations for mitral stenosis after mitral valve repair.
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  282. TAM DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Microvesicles, personalized surgery, and tailored medical therapy to improve coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes.
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  283. NELLIS JR, Haney JC, Turek JW
    Commentary: Repair or replace-Potts shunt versus lung transplantation for refractory pediatric pulmonary hypertension.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)33220.
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  284. ARANDA-MICHEL E, Sultan I
    Commentary: Right ventricular dysfunction after cardiac surgery: Machine learning to teach us what we already know?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)33215.
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  285. KOMLO CM, Guy TS
    Commentary: Robotic surgical aortic valve replacement: An evolving option.
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    Impact of early Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic on pediatric cardiac surgery in China.
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  289. VARGHESE R, Patel P
    Commentary: Epinephrine's meager benefit in resuscitation illustrates the need for shrewd bedside judgment when resuscitating cardiothoracic surgery patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1523-1524.
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  290. JAYARAM N, Anderson BR, Karamlou T
    Commentary: Ode to the editorial process: Health care disparities unmasked.
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  291. MCCARTHY PM
    Commentary: Tricuspid: The frustrating and unloved valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1474-1475.
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  292. CARREL T
    Commentary: Vis a tergo-a push from behind-is of paramount importance for the optimal function of a bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1541-1542.
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  293. GUL NH, Chatterjee S
    Commentary: To epi or not to epi-that is the question.
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  294. RAO V
    Commentary: The forgotten valve no longer: But what about the intervention?
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  295. LAMBERTI JJ
    Commentary: When is a bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt a bad idea?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1543-1544.
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  296. WHITSON BA
    Commentary: Stop the leak before it floods.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1502-1503.
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  297. KAVARANA MN
    Commentary: Transdiaphragmatic tunneled Broviac catheters: How small ripples can make big waves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1568-1569.
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  298. SHRAGER JB
    Commentary: Can the esophagus curse a lung transplant?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1628.
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  299. JEFFREY YANG CF
    Commentary: The return of peristalsis after lung transplant in patients with an aperistaltic esophagus-is it possible?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1630-1631.
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  300. AHMAD U
    Commentary: Esophageal aperistalsis should not preclude lung transplant candidacy in well-selected patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1629-1630.
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  301. SEYEDNEJAD N, Gilbert S
    Commentary: Single-direction or multidirection basilar segmentectomy: Is there an easier way?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1596-1597.
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  302. DATE H
    Commentary: To do, or not to do, that is the question.
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  303. MUNOZ-LARGACHA JA, Wei B
    Commentary: Basilar segmentectomy: A new weapon against cancer for the modern thoracic surgeon?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1595-1596.
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  304. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: Is there a "storage lesion" in red cells that affects outcomes in transfused cardiac surgical patients? The short answers are "maybe there is" and "maybe it doesn't matter".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1515-1516.
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  305. LAWTON JS
    Commentary: Easier is not always better than better.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1486-1487.
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  306. LANGER NB, Vlahakes GJ
    Commentary: Myocardial protection is a process, not an event.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1488-1489.
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  307. TANAKA Y, Nakajima T, Fischer I, Wan F, et al
    The impact of uncorrected mild aortic insufficiency at the time of left ventricular assist device implantation.
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    Cone versus conventional repair for Ebstein's anomaly.
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  309. LUO S, Haranal M, Deng MX, Varenbut J, et al
    Low preoperative superior vena cava blood flow predicts bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt failure.
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  310. ORRINGER MB, Hennigar D, Lin J, Rooney DM, et al
    A novel cervical esophagogastric anastomosis simulator.
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  311. MASUDA T, Mittal SK, Csucska M, Kovacs B, et al
    Esophageal aperistalsis and lung transplant: Recovery of peristalsis after transplant is associated with improved long-term outcomes.
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  312. LIU C, Liao H, Guo C, Pu Q, et al
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    November 2020
  313. HALPERN SE, Kesseli SJ, Hartwig MG
    Commentary: The jury is out-expanding eligibility for lung transplantation after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
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  314. PREVENTZA O, Amarasekara H, Price MD, Chatterjee S, et al
    Propensity score analysis in patients with and without previous isolated coronary artery bypass grafting who require proximal aortic and arch surgery.
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  315. DESAI A, Thomas JD, Bonow RO, Kruse J, et al
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  316. LUCIANI GB
    Commentary: Lights and shadows of pediatric cardiac surgery in China during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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  319. ZHOU N, Bott M, Park BJ, Vallieres E, et al
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  321. GRENDA TR, Chang AC
    Commentary: Quantifying "fit for esophagectomy"-Grasping for more metrics.
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  322. RAJAB TK, Kavarana MN
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  323. THANGAPPAN K, Morales DLS
    Commentary: To transplant or not to transplant: Potts shunt as an alternative to pediatric lung transplantation.
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  324. RAUSCH MK, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: On the basis of stasis: Mechanistic insight into transcatheter aortic valve replacement thrombosis.
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  325. RAMGREN JJ
    Reply: After almost 30 years of centralized and regionalized pediatric cardiac surgery in Sweden-still work in progress.
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  326. ARANDA-MICHEL E, Sultan I
    Commentary: Platelet microvesicles-The dawn of precision medicine in coronary revascularization?
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  327. ROSENZWEIG EB, Bacha E
    Commentary: Will the reversed Potts shunt replace lung transplantation for children with end-stage pulmonary arterial hypertension?
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  328. POPE NH, Kilic A
    Commentary: Microvesicles: A target for personalized medicine following coronary artery bypass grafting.
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  331. DE MARTINO A, Milano AD, Bortolotti U
    Facing the small aortic root in aortic valve replacement: Enlarge or not enlarge?
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  332. GAUDINO M, Kurlansky P, Fremes S
    The use of the radial artery for coronary artery bypass grafting improves long-term outcomes: And now what?
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  333. JAKSCH P, Hoetzenecker K
    Commentary: Selection criteria for lung transplantation-is there room for individualization?
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  334. HAMEED I, Gaudino M
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  335. SVENSSON LG
    Commentary: What are the greatest unanswered questions? Toward a unified theory on cardiac surgery treatment.
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  336. DUNCAN AE
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Lessons learned in Italy-the hard way.
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  337. JACOBS JP, Fraser CD 3rd, Tweddell JS, Jacobs ML, et al
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  338. DEANDA A JR
    Commentary: Bridging the arch in Loey-Dietz syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1176-1177.
    PubMed    


  339. RIGGS KW, Morales DLS, Zafar F
    Commentary: Is two ever better than one in pediatric ventricular assist device support? The controversy continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1309-1310.
    PubMed    


  340. DYKES JC, Maeda K
    Commentary: To BiVAD or not to BiVAD...that is the question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1310-1311.
    PubMed    


  341. KARAMLOU T, Najm HK, Latifi S, Sing-Si M, et al
    Commentary: False start-Offense: Premature data may cost more than five yards.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1324-1326.
    PubMed    


  342. ROMANO JC
    Commentary: The art of medicine versus paint by numbers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1323-1324.
    PubMed    


  343. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannulation for postcardiotomy shock-Is location really everything?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1220-1221.
    PubMed    


  344. CHIKWE J, Emerson D
    Commentary: Biomarkers and magical thinking.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1247-1248.
    PubMed    


  345. SAKO EY
    Commentary: NOAC? No problem.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1234.
    PubMed    


  346. DHAWAN R, Chaney MA
    Commentary: Is it time for a rapid kidney response team?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1248-1249.
    PubMed    


  347. BOZINOVSKI J
    Commentary: Smoke on the clotter.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1232-1233.
    PubMed    


  348. HELMERS MR, Atluri P
    Commentary: One and done: The case for single-dose del Nido cardioplegia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1203-1204.
    PubMed    


  349. AD N
    Commentary: Single- versus multidose cardioplegia: Could 15 minutes save your patient?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1205-1206.
    PubMed    


  350. HERRMANN JL, Brown JW
    Seven decades of valved right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction: The most common heart procedure in children.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1284-1288.
    PubMed    


  351. MOFFATT-BRUCE SD, Lee ME, Kneuertz PJ
    Quality improvement in cardiothoracic surgery residency: Training in the culture of change.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1255-1260.
    PubMed    


  352. SINGH G, Shaw A
    SMART decisions in fluid management are worth their SALT.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1250-1254.
    PubMed    


  353. BAEZ HERNANDEZ N, Kirk R, Sutcliffe D, Davies R, et al
    Utilization and outcomes in biventricular assist device support in pediatrics.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1301-1308.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  354. MARISCALCO G, Salsano A, Fiore A, Dalen M, et al
    Peripheral versus central extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for postcardiotomy shock: Multicenter registry, systematic review, and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1207-1216.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  355. LIN J
    Commentary: Survival of the fittest: Survival improved in patients on mechanical ventilation pretransplant, but frailty still matters.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1396-1397.
    PubMed    


  356. ERASMUS DB, Pham SM, Landolfo KP
    Commentary: Rage against the machine (ventilator that is).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1397-1398.
    PubMed    


  357. KIM SS, Bharat A
    Commentary: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus robotic assisted surgery: Are we asking the right question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1374-1375.
    PubMed    


  358. LIN J
    Commentary: The wizard of OS: Is overall survival better after sublobar resection versus stereotactic radiation or ablation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1358-1359.
    PubMed    


  359. LE AT, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: Bigger...badder...better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1406-1407.
    PubMed    


  360. ANTONOFF MB
    Commentary: Thoracic surgery milestones as an iterative process: Try and try again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1405-1406.
    PubMed    


  361. JEFFREY YANG CF
    The 2019 Thoracic Surgery Residents Association and Society of Thoracic Surgeons traveling fellowship: Experience at Toronto General Hospital.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1408-1409.
    PubMed    


  362. MITZMAN B, Beller JP, Edgar L
    Thoracic surgery milestones 2.0: Rationale and revision.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1399-1404.
    PubMed    


    October 2020
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    Expanded indications for lung transplantation for pulmonary complications after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)32887.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  364. FERNANDEZ R, Rappaport J, Ahmad U
    Commentary: Ten-year survival, the holy grail in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)32917.
    PubMed    


  365. HOLST KA, Crestanello JA
    Commentary: The value of access agility in the world of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32898.
    PubMed    


  366. BAKAEEN FG
    Commentary: The coronary artery bypass grafting advantage: Fake assertion or obvious reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 27. pii: S0022-5223(20)32892.
    PubMed    


  367. DUAN Y, Xu H, Li B, Yuan X, et al
    Effects of left atrial appendage surgical treatment on the incidence of ischemic cerebrovascular accidents in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 27. pii: S0022-5223(20)32874.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  368. FATTOUCH K, Corrao S, Augugliaro E, Minacapelli A, et al
    Cardiac surgery outcomes in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): A case-series report.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)32872.
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  369. WYLER VON BALLMOOS MC, Reardon MJ
    Commentary: Transcarotid versus direct aortic transthoracic aortic valve replacement: How best to enter the room where it happens?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)32804.
    PubMed    


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    Transcarotid versus transthoracic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A propensity-matched analysis.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  371. KARAMLOU T, Javorski MJ, Weiss A, Pasquali SK, et al
    Utility of administrative and clinical data for cardiac surgery research: A case-based approach to guide choice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)32835.
    PubMed    


  372. ARANDA-MICHEL E, Sultan I
    Commentary: Atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: Getting under the hood.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)32806.
    PubMed    


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    Preoperative left atrial strain abnormalities are associated with the development of postoperative atrial fibrillation following isolated coronary artery bypass surgery.
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  374. MURIN P, Weixler VHM, Romanchenko O, Schulz A, et al
    Fast-track extubation after cardiac surgery in infants: Tug-of-war between performance and reimbursement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 8. pii: S0022-5223(20)32735.
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  375. LEE R, Weintraub N
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting before or after stenting; same game, different half?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)32780.
    PubMed    


  376. YANG CJ
    Commentary: Thoracic surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: Recommendations from China.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e233-e235.
    PubMed    


  377. SILVESTRY SC
    Commentary: Vulnerability and resilience demonstrated: Cardiac surgeons during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:949-950.
    PubMed    


  378. BOSKOVSKI MT, Hirji SA, Brescia AA, Chang AC, et al
    Enhancing thoracic surgical trainee competence in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) era: Challenges and opportunities for mentorship.
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  379. CARUANA EJ, Patel A, Kendall S, Rathinam S, et al
    Impact of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) on training and well-being in subspecialty surgery: A national survey of cardiothoracic trainees in the United Kingdom.
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    A nationwide survey of UK cardiac surgeons' view on clinical decision making during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:968-973.
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  381. LEVY G
    Commentary: Preparation for pandemics prevents pandemonium.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:948-949.
    PubMed    


  382. GOLDSTEIN DJ
    Commentary: Pandemic deployment and surgical soldiership.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:952-953.
    PubMed    


  383. AZIKEM N, Tibayan FA
    Commentary: A thousand eyes and one: Reviewing cardiothoracic surgery educational research 2018-2019.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1138.
    PubMed    


  384. WOODS RK
    Commentary: Operate on my printed model-absolutely; my newborn grandchild?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1044-1045.
    PubMed    


  385. GROTH SS, Ripley RT, Carrott PW, Burt BM, et al
    Commentary: Focused attention on proactive identification of deep venous thrombosis after pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1075-1076.
    PubMed    


  386. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: Print another heart, practice makes perfect.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1043-1044.
    PubMed    


  387. MEZA JM, Andersen ND, Turek JW
    Commentary: The over/under is set at 17? Let's not gamble with discharge after the Norwood operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1033-1034.
    PubMed    


  388. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: Risk score for death or transplantation after stage I palliation-Now what?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1031-1032.
    PubMed    


  389. CORSINI EM, Antonoff MB
    Commentary: Work in progress-Defining optimal surgical prehabilitation before lung resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1060-1061.
    PubMed    


  390. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Aortic root enlargement, a useful and reproducible way to a larger prosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:924-925.
    PubMed    


  391. LANDOLFO KP, Martin AK
    Commentary: The power of the pen-cardiac surgical opioid use in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:964-965.
    PubMed    


  392. ABDELSATTAR ZM, Crestanello JA
    Commentary: CABG vs PCI in NSTEMI/UA: Abbreviated alternatives.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:936.
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  393. HUNT MF, Giuliano K, Etchill E, Yang SC, et al
    Cardiothoracic surgery educational research and training innovation: A review of 2018-2019.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1133-1137.
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  394. LOU X
    Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Inaugural Presidential Address: Preserving the passion in cardiothoracic surgery training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1002-1003.
    PubMed    


  395. PEEL JK, Funk DJ, Slinger P, Srinathan S, et al
    Positive end-expiratory pressure and recruitment maneuvers during one-lung ventilation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
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    Timeless lessons from the past and present leaders of cardiothoracic surgery part 2: Character development.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:991-997.
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    Routine surveillance for diagnosis of venous thromboembolism after pleurectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
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    Quantitative assessment of technical performance during hands-on surgical training of the arterial switch operation using 3-dimensional printed heart models.
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  399. AHMED H, Anderson JB, Bates KE, Fleishman CE, et al
    Development of a validated risk score for interstage death or transplant after stage I palliation for single-ventricle heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1021-1030.
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  400. SCHAFER M, Browne LP, Jaggers J, Barker AJ, et al
    Abnormal left ventricular flow organization following repair of tetralogy of Fallot.
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    Early and late outcomes following aortic root enlargement: A multicenter propensity score-matched cohort analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:908-919.
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  402. MURASHITA T
    Commentary: The era of great uncertainty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e198-e199.
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  403. ANTONOFF MB
    Commentary: Collaboration is key to saving as many lives as possible.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e237-e238.
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  404. BACHET J
    Commentary: Please don't freeze my brain, perfuse it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e231-e232.
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  405. AUSTIN EH 3RD
    Commentary: Elegantly confirming what we might predict.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e229.
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  406. VAN RIJSWIJK JW, Talacua H, Mulder K, van Hout GPJ, et al
    Failure of decellularized porcine small intestinal submucosa as a heart valved conduit.
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    Comparison of dynamic brain metabolism during antegrade cerebral perfusion versus deep hypothermic circulatory arrest using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e225-e227.
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    September 2020
  408. ETCHILL EW, Whitman GJR
    Commentary: Hospital-acquired infections after cardiac surgery: More dangerous than we may have believed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)32683.
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  409. MANYAM R, Zhang Y, Carter S, Binongo JN, et al
    Unraveling the impact of time-dependent perioperative variables on 30-day readmission after coronary artery bypass surgery.
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  410. STEVENS LM, Noiseux N
    Commentary: What is the impact of previous coronary stenting for coronary artery bypass graft outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32690.
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    Effect of previous coronary stenting on subsequent coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes.
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    Association between coronary artery bypass graft center volume and year-to-year outcome variability: New York and California statewide analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)32489.
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  413. OVERBEY DM, Turek JW, Andersen ND
    Commentary: Trisomies and tribulations: Don't get blindsided by pulmonary complications after pediatric heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)32649.
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  414. DEL NIDO PJ, Adams DH
    Professor Ajit P. Yoganathan, PhD: "From bench to bedside": Celebrating his contributions to cardiac surgery with an honorary fellowship from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)32671.
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    History of cancer and survival after coronary artery bypass grafting: Experiences from the SWEDEHEART registry.
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    Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with reduced ejection fraction.
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  417. KAVARANA MN
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery in children with trisomy 13 and trisomy 18: "Is it the quality of life or the quantity?"
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)32612.
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  418. ACHARYA M, Jahangiri M
    Moderate aortic dilatation should not be ignored at primarily nonaortic cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)32351.
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  419. SILVESTRY SC
    Commentary: Moving forward, looking back: Lessons from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for preparedness in advanced heart failure programs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)32581.
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  420. TURNER II, Ruzmetov M, Niu J, Bibevski S, et al
    Scavenging right atrial Bretschneider histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate cardioplegia: Impact on hyponatremia and seizures in pediatric cardiac surgery patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)32537.
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  421. SOLTESZ EG
    Commentary: From the trenches: Lessons on caring for patients with heart failure during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)32567.
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    Mortality due to hospital-acquired infection after cardiac surgery.
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    Institutional preparedness strategies for heart failure, durable left ventricular assist device, and heart transplant patients during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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  424. ARORA RC, Hassan A, Haft JW
    Reply: Have we done the best that we could have done?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e149-e151.
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  425. JEGATHEESWARAN A, Devlin PJ, Williams WG, Brothers JA, et al
    Outcomes after anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery repair: A Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society Study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:757-771.
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  426. THISTLETHWAITE PA
    The sparkle of creativity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:740-752.
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  427. KARAS TZ, Accola KD
    Commentary: Business as usual: A thing of the past.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:728-729.
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  428. SONG KJ, Flores RM
    REPLY: ROBOTIC-ASSISTED SEGMENTECTOMY: DOING IT SIMPLY BECAUSE WE CAN?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e176.
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  429. ZHANG Y, Chen X, Li H
    Robotic or thoracoscopic segmentectomy: Each complements the other.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e175.
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  430. MOON MR, Jones DR, Adams DH, Starnes VA, et al
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Maintaining the mission during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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  431. HAN JJ, Atluri P
    Commentary: Cardiothoracic surgery and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): A surge of collective strength.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:727-728.
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  432. WOODS RK, Barber M
    Commentary: Winning or losing in neonatal cardiac reimbursement: Depends on your equation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e155-e156.
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  433. AHMAD U, Lane CR
    Commentary: Gastroesophageal reflux and lung allograft dysfunction: Need to improve detection and clinical reporting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:868-869.
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  434. CARPENTER AJ, Hui D
    Commentary: Guideline-directed therapy is extremely valuable, but not always current or followed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:699-700.
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  435. VEERAMACHANENI NK
    Commentary: Minimally invasive sleeve lobectomy-from case report curiosity to standard of care?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:852-853.
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  436. CERFOLIO RJ
    Commentary: Why so many sleeve resections and pneumonectomies and why the nonabsorbable suture?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:847-848.
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  437. SHANEWISE JS
    Commentary: Teaching an old dog a new trick.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:720-721.
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  438. RAO V
    Commentary: The gift of life-With a price.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:708-709.
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  439. JOYCE DL
    Commentary: Surgical sequels in solid organ transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:710-711.
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  440. BLACKSTONE EH, Rajeswaran J
    Commentary: Excitement at the interface of disciplines: The mean cumulative function.
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    Aortic uncrossing and tracheobronchopexy corrects tracheal compression and tracheobronchomalacia associated with circumflex aortic arch.
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    Paclitaxel-loaded expansile nanoparticles improve survival following cytoreductive surgery in pleural mesothelioma xenografts.
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    Impact of trisomy 13 and 18 on airway anomalies and pulmonary complications after cardiac surgery.
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  445. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Dying with versus dying from hospital-acquired infections following cardiac surgery.
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  446. SERNA-GALLEGOS D, Sultan I
    Commentary: Conduction disturbances following self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement-Mission far from accomplished.
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    August 2020
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    Does ablation of atrial fibrillation at the time of septal myectomy improve survival of patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
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  448. SHAHIAN DM, Lippmann RP
    Commentary: Machine learning and cardiac surgery risk prediction.
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  450. YADAV PK, Meduri CU, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Landing high, but not too high, yields fewer pacemakers after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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    PubMed    


  451. WYLER VON BALLMOOS MC, Almassi GH
    Commentary: The original pandemic-stemming the tide of overweight, diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)32425.
    PubMed    


  452. PATRICK WL, Bojko M, Han JJ, Kelly JJ, et al
    Neighborhood socioeconomic status is associated with differences in operative management and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)32391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  453. HOETZENECKER K
    Commentary: Long-distance relationships work well in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)32398.
    PubMed    


  454. GRUBB KJ, Paone G
    Commentary: Protecting the conduction system during transcatheter aortic valve replacement-the higher the better.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)32390.
    PubMed    


  455. DEO SV, Sundaram V, Wilson B, Sahadevan J, et al
    Adverse events after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with preoperative metabolic syndrome: A 10-year follow-up of the Veterans Affairs Database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 12. pii: S0022-5223(20)32384.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  456. KANOU T, Nakahira K, Choi AM, Yeung JC, et al
    Cell-free DNA in human ex vivo lung perfusate as a potential biomarker to predict the risk of primary graft dysfunction in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)32354.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  457. BENEDETTO U, Dimagli A, Sinha S, Cocomello L, et al
    Machine learning improves mortality risk prediction after cardiac surgery: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)32357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  458. CHEN KN
    Commentary: Not only safety but also efficacy is required in repeat pulmonary resection for second non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 8. pii: S0022-5223(20)32360.
    PubMed    


  459. DUGGAN SM, Barlow CW
    Commentary: Outcome reporting after coronary artery bypass grafting: Is it a numbers game too?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)32252.
    PubMed    


  460. GAUDINO M
    Reply: Treatment of left main coronary artery disease: Old habits die hard.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)31546.
    PubMed    


  461. SONG KJ, Flores RM
    Reply from authors: Robotic segmentectomy: Benefit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e89.
    PubMed    


  462. ZHANG Y, Zhang J, Li H
    Robotic segmentectomy: We are still on the way.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e87-e88.
    PubMed    


  463. KIM S
    Reply: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus robotic assisted surgery: Can they both co-exist?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e88-e89.
    PubMed    


  464. SWANSON SJ
    Commentary: Primum non nocere.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e95.
    PubMed    


  465. CHEN KN, Gao S, Liu L, He J, et al
    Thoracic surgeons' insights: Improving thoracic surgery outcomes during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:597-600.
    PubMed    


  466. ROCCO G
    Commentary: Echoes of war.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:594-595.
    PubMed    


  467. LIU C, Tian D, Pu Q
    Do not go too far when choosing intentional segmentectomy for small-sized lung cancers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e85-e86.
    PubMed    


  468. ROBINSON NB, Hameed I, Gaudino M
    Reply from authors: Are we really reducing, refining, and replacing?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e36-e37.
    PubMed    


  469. JEFFREY YANG CF, Berry MF
    Reply: The importance of appropriate selection for segmentectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e87.
    PubMed    


  470. FERRARIS VA
    Reply: International partnerships to help train the world's cardiothoracic surgery workforce.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e52-e53.
    PubMed    


  471. NISSEN AP, Nguyen TC
    Reply from authors: Raising the bar for quality and access to cardiothoracic surgical training internationally.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e53.
    PubMed    


  472. ZHANG Y, Chen H
    Commentary: Challenges to thoracic surgeons in the global coronavirus pandemic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:593-594.
    PubMed    


  473. SCARCI M, Raveglia F
    Commentary: The double responsibility of the thoracic surgeon at the time of the pandemic: A perspective from the North of Italy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:595-596.
    PubMed    


  474. GREGOR A, Yasufuku K
    Commentary: A new tool for solitary peripheral nodule localization-Going beyond "good enough".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:541-542.
    PubMed    


  475. KLAPPER JA
    Commentary: Innovation...or disruption and the delayed acknowledgement of a new reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:583-584.
    PubMed    


  476. YANAGAWA B, Ouzounian M, Kaneko T
    Commentary: If you don't measure it, you can't improve it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:469-470.
    PubMed    


  477. RIPLEY RT
    Commentary: Minimally-invasive thymectomy with minimal concerns.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:570-571.
    PubMed    


  478. PRICE J
    Commentary: The importance of objective assessment for the future of residency training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:467-468.
    PubMed    


  479. HAYANGA HK, Dhamija A, Hayanga JWA
    Commentary: The changing face of risk management.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:582.
    PubMed    


  480. GILES AE, LeBlanc N, Kidane B
    Commentary: Minimally invasive versus open thymectomy for stage I to III thymoma-Big incision, small difference?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:568-569.
    PubMed    


  481. HAYANGA JWA, Cannon J, Hayanga HK
    Commentary: Adjudicating a blood sport?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:446.
    PubMed    


  482. HICKS GL
    Commentary: Jack Sprat could eat no fat and his wife could eat no lean.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:423-424.
    PubMed    


  483. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: Do you live in a distressed community? How do you know? What does this mean? What are the risks? How do you get help?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:434-436.
    PubMed    


  484. HAFT JW, Atluri P, Ailawadi G, Engelman DT, et al
    Adult cardiac surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: A tiered patient triage guidance statement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:452-455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  485. ENGELMAN DT, Lother S, George I, Funk DJ, et al
    Adult cardiac surgery and the COVID-19 pandemic: Aggressive infection mitigation strategies are necessary in the operating room and surgical recovery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:447-451.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  486. ANTONOFF M, Backhus L, Boffa DJ, Broderick SR, et al
    COVID-19 guidance for triage of operations for thoracic malignancies: A consensus statement from Thoracic Surgery Outcomes Research Network.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:601-605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  487. HWALEK AE, Mokadam NA
    Reply: In pursuit of the unfilled position.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e54.
    PubMed    


  488. PENG S, Huang L, Zhao B, Zhou S, et al
    Clinical course of coronavirus disease 2019 in 11 patients after thoracic surgery and challenges in diagnosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:585-592.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  489. HUANG J, Wang A, Kang G, Li D, et al
    Clinical course of patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 soon after thoracoscopic lung surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e91-e93.
    PubMed    


  490. DRAKE D, Morrow CD, Kinlaw K, De Bonis M, et al
    Cardiothoracic surgeons in pandemics: Ethical considerations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:456-459.
    PubMed    


  491. YANG CJ, Hurd J, Shah SA, Liou D, et al
    A national analysis of open versus minimally invasive thymectomy for stage I to III thymoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:555-567.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  492. YOSHITAKE S, Kaneko Y, Morita K, Hoshino M, et al
    Visualization and quantification of the atrioventricular conduction axis in hearts with ventricular septal defect using phase contrast computed tomography.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:490-496.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  493. KWAK JG, Bang JH, Cho S, Kim ER, et al
    Long-term durability of bioprosthetic valves in pulmonary position: Pericardial versus porcine valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:476-484.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  494. LEHR CJ, Lopez R, Arrigain S, Schold J, et al
    The impact of change in definition of increased-risk donors on survival after lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:572-581.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  495. FAN L, Yang H, Yu L, Wang Z, et al
    Multicenter, prospective, observational study of a novel technique for preoperative pulmonary nodule localization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:532-539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  496. CHEN YH, Chang HH, Liao TW, Leu HB, et al
    Membranous septum length predicts conduction disturbances following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32230.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  497. TAM DY, Rushani D, Fremes SE
    Commentary: When less is not more-volume-outcome relationships in aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)32222.
    PubMed    


  498. DAGGUBATI R, Roberts HG Jr
    Commentary: Structural solutions for isolated, severe, symptomatic tricuspid regurgitation are eagerly awaited.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)32199.
    PubMed    


  499. HUDDLESTON SJ, Kelly RF
    Commentary: Coronary revascularization in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)32190.
    PubMed    


  500. HATTORI A, Matsunaga T, Watanabe Y, Fukui M, et al
    Repeated anatomical pulmonary resection for metachronous ipsilateral second non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)32150.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  501. GHANI MOA, Foster J, Shannon CN, Bichell DP, et al
    Association of chest tube position with phrenic nerve palsy after neonatal and infant cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)32165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  502. LERUT T
    Commentary: Eliminating cervical anastomotic leak after esophagectomy: To supercharge or not to supercharge, that's the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)32043.
    PubMed    


  503. GOMES WJ
    Left main coronary artery stenosis: Evidence and pathophysiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)31544.
    PubMed    


  504. CARRILLO SA
    Commentary: Is perfusate arterial oxygen tension the best barometer of inflammation following cardiopulmonary bypass for congenital heart surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)32050.
    PubMed    


  505. GOMEZ CA, Salerno TA
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery in North America: Facing a new normal.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)32057.
    PubMed    


  506. ANDERSEN ND, Turek JW
    Commentary: Focusing the lens on racial disparities in congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)32022.
    PubMed    


  507. ALICUBEN ET, Kim AW
    Commentary: The esophagectomy cake finally may be ready for its icing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)32024.
    PubMed    


  508. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Choi YH
    Commentary: Minimally invasive coronary bypass or percutaneous coronary intervention for complex left anterior descending artery stenosis: A never-ending battle.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)32008.
    PubMed    


  509. NARAHARI AK, Mehaffey JH, Chandrabhatla AS, Baderdinni PK, et al
    A 30-year analysis of National Institutes of Health-funded cardiac transplantation research: Surgeons lead the way.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31982.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  510. STILES BM, Sepesi B, Broderick SR, Bott MJ, et al
    Perioperative considerations for neoadjuvant immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31987.
    PubMed    


  511. GEORGE I, Salna M, Kobsa S, Deroo S, et al
    The rapid transformation of cardiac surgery practice in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: Insights and clinical strategies from a center at the epicenter.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(20)31012.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  512. AD N, Luc JGY, Nguyen TC
    Cardiac surgery in North America and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Regional variability in burden and impact.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(20)31983.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  513. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Mitral valve surgery in the new paradigm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:100-101.
    PubMed    


  514. ANTONOPOULOS AS, Kardos A, Antoniades C
    Reply from authors: Vein graft biology and the risk of graft occlusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e2-e4.
    PubMed    


  515. KOPJAR T, Gasparovic H, Biocina B
    The no-touch saphenous vein should be considered in a risk score of vein graft failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e1-e2.
    PubMed    


  516. MUNIAPPAN A
    Commentary: What's past is prologue: The story of pneumonectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:259-260.
    PubMed    


  517. WAKEAM E
    Commentary: John Snow, pneumonectomy, and complication epidemiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:257-258.
    PubMed    


  518. D'AMICO TA
    Commentary: Are we home yet?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:256-257.
    PubMed    


  519. WEIXLER VHM, Emani SM
    Reply: There is no "one-size-fits-all" in Fontan surgery!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e10.
    PubMed    


  520. CHEN W, Guariento A, Chen X
    Does the apicocaval juxtaposition fit better with a lateral tunnel or an extracardiac conduit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e9.
    PubMed    


  521. FISCHKOFF K, Nakagawa S, Blitzer D, Naka Y, et al
    An ethical justification for the withdrawal of ventricular assist devices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e5.
    PubMed    


  522. RUFFINI E, Lyberis P, Guerrera F, Filosso PL, et al
    Commentary: Dangerous liaisons-Paraneoplastic syndromes and thymoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:318-319.
    PubMed    


  523. SINHA L, Mery CM
    Commentary: The arterial switch operation: Is it still all about the coronaries?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:201-202.
    PubMed    


  524. WOODS RK, Ginde S
    Commentary: Yet another Fontan computational study-but this one has clay.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:213-214.
    PubMed    


  525. CHEN JM
    Commentary: The (un)usual suspects.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:200-201.
    PubMed    


  526. DHAMIJA A, Hayanga HK, Musgrove K, Hayanga JWA, et al
    Commentary: Central defense on trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:331-332.
    PubMed    


  527. FORMICA F, Guarracino F
    Commentary: Perceval S bioprosthesis valve and platelets: The thrombocytopenia is behind the corner and the mystery continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:69-70.
    PubMed    


  528. DE PAULIS R
    Commentary: Should we attempt to refine an already imperfect nature?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:58-59.
    PubMed    


  529. BONOW RO, O'Gara PT, Adams DH, Badhwar V, et al
    2019 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS expert consensus systems of care document: Operator and institutional recommendations and requirements for transcatheter mitral valve intervention: A joint report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American Co
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:72-92.
    PubMed    


  530. JONES GD, Tan KS, Caso R, Dycoco J, et al
    Time-varying analysis of readmission and mortality during the first year after pneumonectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:247-255.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  531. LOKE YH, Kim B, Mass P, Opfermann JD, et al
    Role of surgeon intuition and computer-aided design in Fontan optimization: A computational fluid dynamics simulation study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:203-212.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  532. NATHAN M, Trachtenberg FL, Van Rompay MI, Gaynor W, et al
    The Pediatric Heart Network Residual Lesion Score Study: Design and objectives.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:218-223.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  533. SMOOD B, Nguyen SN, Kelly JJ, Han JJ, et al
    Integrated cardiothoracic surgery: Developing a successful residency application.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:167-174.
    PubMed    


  534. STEGMEIER P, Schlomicher M, Stiegler H, Strauch JT, et al
    Thrombocytopenia after implantation of the Perceval S aortic bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:61-68.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  535. TJORNILD MJ, Carlson Hanse L, Skov SN, Poulsen KB, et al
    Entire mitral reconstruction with porcine extracellular matrix in an acute porcine model.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:102-112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  536. KINOSHITA T, Yoshida H, Hachiro K, Suzuki T, et al
    Spinal cord collateral flow during antegrade cerebral perfusion for aortic arch surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:37-43.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  537. WHITE A, Bozso SJ, Lakey O, Hong Y, et al
    Rapid deployment valves versus conventional tissue valves for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)31738.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  538. BATTEUX C, Abakka S, Gaudin R, Vouhe P, et al
    Three-dimensional geometry of coronary arteries after arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries and late coronary events.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)31757.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  539. GRIFFIN BR, Bronsert M, Reece TB, Pal JD, et al
    Creatinine elevations from baseline at the time of cardiac surgery are associated with postoperative complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 26. pii: S0022-5223(20)31393.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  540. TAKEDA FR, Tutihashi R, Tustumi F, Sallum RAA, et al
    Supercharged cervical anastomosis for esophagectomy and gastric pull-up.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 26. pii: S0022-5223(20)31737.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  541. DONATELLE M, Ailawadi G
    Transcatheter tricuspid valve repair: Bringing the forgotten valve into the spotlight.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 26. pii: S0022-5223(20)31542.
    PubMed    


  542. TJOENG YL, Jenkins K, Deen JF, Chan T, et al
    Association between race/ethnicity, illness severity, and mortality in children undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)31549.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  543. SABA P, Ayers B, Melnyk R, Gosev I, et al
    Development of a high-fidelity coronary artery bypass graft training platform using 3-dimensional printing and hydrogel molding.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)31548.
    PubMed    


  544. BACHA E
    Commentary: Adapting the practice of congenital heart surgery to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)31538.
    PubMed    


  545. SANTER D, Chambers DJ, Podesser BK
    "The use of animals in research will .... be necessary to help drive scientific discovery in" (cardiac surgery)!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)30882.
    PubMed    


  546. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Performing cardiac surgery in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) era: What is the new normal?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)31322.
    PubMed    


  547. BARLOW CW
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: Feeling our way in the dark.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)31323.
    PubMed    


  548. ROCHA RV, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass for isolated left anterior descending lesions: A welcomed innovation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31310.
    PubMed    


  549. RAJAGOPAL K
    Commentary: Implications of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for cardiac surgery: Priorities and decisions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)31299.
    PubMed    


  550. SALNA M, Polanco A, Bapat V, George I, et al
    A case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presenting after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)31292.
    PubMed    


  551. VERVOORT D, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Darkness cannot drive out darkness.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)31293.
    PubMed    


  552. DEB S, Fremes SE
    Reply from the authors: The race for the second best...continues-The no-touch saphenous vein versus the radial artery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e339-e340.
    PubMed    


  553. DOENST T
    Effective orifice area is patient-specific!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e329.
    PubMed    


  554. DASHWOOD MR, Melo Silva HS, Lima ML
    Endoscopic harvesting will secure a silver medal for the no-touch saphenous vein and bronze for the radial artery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e335-e336.
    PubMed    


  555. ANDRADE R
    Commentary: Why do uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2496-2497.
    PubMed    


  556. CALHOON J, Jacobsen C
    Commentary: Thoracic surgery residency: Not a spectator sport.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2345-2346.
    PubMed    


  557. BROWN LM
    Commentary: See one, do one, teach one...not anymore.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2497-2498.
    PubMed    


  558. CHIKWE J
    Commentary: Cost-effectiveness-Like it or Luddite.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2241-2242.
    PubMed    


  559. EGAN TM, Ikonomidis J
    Commentary: Is there more than one way to skin a pulmonary artery aneurysm?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2553-2554.
    PubMed    


  560. LIN J
    Commentary: Giant pulmonary artery aneurysm: Who needs a heart? Can't we all just get a lung?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2551-2552.
    PubMed    


  561. SORABELLA R, Si MS
    Commentary: U-CIRP-ing the neurological effects of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2449-2450.
    PubMed    


  562. LACOUR-GAYET F
    Commentary: Another technique for biventricular repair of double-outlet right ventricle with noncommitted ventricular septal defect.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2406.
    PubMed    


  563. VON ASPERN K, Etz CD, Borger MA
    Commentary: Optimal perfusion strategy for stroke risk reduction in type A aortic dissection repair-Still unresolved?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2157-2158.
    PubMed    


  564. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: The brain's response to temperature stress involves shock proteins, RNA-binding proteins and microglia-Should cardiac surgeons care?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2447-2448.
    PubMed    


  565. ANDERSEN ND, Alsarraj MK, Turek JW
    Commentary: A therapeutic Jedi mind trick: A neuroprotective target to counteract deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2445-2446.
    PubMed    


  566. NISHIMURA J, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: Just because we can doesn't mean we should.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2324-2325.
    PubMed    


  567. TAM DY, Gaudino M
    Commentary: When the back of the envelope calculation just isn't good enough, use decision analysis modeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2243-2244.
    PubMed    


  568. SHAPIRA OM, Aviel G
    Commentary: Better late than later, or better safe than sorry?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2322-2323.
    PubMed    


  569. JABAGI H, Boodhwani M
    Commentary: del Nido cardioplegia: Can we and do we need to prove the benefit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2284-2285.
    PubMed    


  570. KARMY-JONES R
    Commentary: Zebras and horses: Is a thorough history and physical important in the age of advanced imaging?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e327-e328.
    PubMed    


  571. BURT BM, Lee HS, Raghuram AC, Strange C, et al
    Preoperative prediction of unresectability in malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2512-2520.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  572. STEPHENS EH
    It's a long way to the other side of the table.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2340-2343.
    PubMed    


  573. VIEIRA A, Bourdages-Pageau E, Kennedy K, Ugalde PA, et al
    The learning curve on uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery: An analysis of proficiency.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2487-2495.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  574. MAINWARING RD, Patrick WL, Arunamata A, Chan F, et al
    Left ventricular retraining in corrected transposition: Relationship between pressure and mass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2356-2366.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  575. LEI LEI E, Ladha K, Mueller B, Roche L, et al
    Noncardiac determinants of death and intensive care morbidity in adult congenital heart disease surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2407-2415.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  576. ADAMSON GT, McElhinney DB, Lui G, Meadows AK, et al
    Secondary repair of incompetent pulmonary valves after previous surgery or intervention: Patient selection and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2383-2392.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  577. LU T, Li J, Hu J, Huang C, et al
    Biventricular repair of double-outlet right ventricle with noncommitted ventricular septal defect using intraventricular conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2397-2403.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  578. LIU M, Li Y, Gao S, Yan S, et al
    A novel target to reduce microglial inflammation and neuronal damage after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2431-2444.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  579. NISSEN AP, Truong VTT, Alhafez BA, Puthumana JJ, et al
    Surgical repair of bicuspid aortopathy at small diameters: Clinical and institutional factors.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2216-2226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  580. ZHONG YL, Ma WG, Zhu JM, Qiao ZY, et al
    Surgical repair of cervical aortic arch: An alternative classification scheme based on experience in 35 patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2202-2213.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  581. VAN DIEPEN S, Mehta RH, Leimberger JD, Goodman SG, et al
    Levosimendan in patients with reduced left ventricular function undergoing isolated coronary or valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2302-2309.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  582. PICHERT M, Mori M, Boffa DJ, Mangi AA, et al
    Sternotomy for aortic dissection with substernal pull through: The importance of surgical history.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e325-e326.
    PubMed    


  583. BANDO K
    Commentary: Finding the best alternative for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is it the transcarotid approach?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)31286.
    PubMed    


  584. ALTORKI N, Sedrakyan A
    Commentary: Can machine learning reduce readmissions after esophagectomy? A consummation devoutly to be wished.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)31280.
    PubMed    


    May 2020
  585. CHOI PS, Sleeper LA, Lu M, Upchurch P, et al
    Revisiting prosthesis choice in mitral valve replacement in children: Durable alternatives to traditional bioprostheses.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)31281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  586. DONINGTON JS, Paulus R, Edelman MJ, Krasna MJ, et al
    Resection following concurrent chemotherapy and high-dose radiation for stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)31276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  587. RAM E, Raanani E, Klempfner R, Peled Y, et al
    Midterm outcomes of patients with multivessel disease treated at centers with and without on-site cardiac surgery services.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 30. pii: S0022-5223(20)31246.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  588. PATEL NC, Hemli JM, Seetharam K, Singh VP, et al
    Minimally invasive coronary bypass versus percutaneous coronary intervention for isolated complex stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary artery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)31256.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  589. BOLOURANI S, Tayebi MA, Diao L, Wang P, et al
    Using machine learning to predict early readmission following esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)31267.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  590. MAJ G, Campanella A, Audo A
    The importance of Coronavirus Disease 2019 testing in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)31089.
    PubMed    


  591. EDELMAN JJ, Meduri CU, Thourani VH
    Commentary: The role of sutureless aortic valves in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)31265.
    PubMed    


  592. WARD AF, Lee R
    Commentary: Why do coronary artery bypass grafting transfusion rates vary? We still don't know.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)31254.
    PubMed    


  593. HIGGINS RSD
    Commentary: Follow the resources: Let us count the ways to measure distress in cardiovascular surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)31158.
    PubMed    


  594. KEHLER DS, Hassan A, Arora RC
    Commentary: Frailty and cardiac surgery: Is there strength in numbers?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)31157.
    PubMed    


  595. RAJARAM R, Rice DC, Li Y, Bruera E, et al
    Postoperative opioid use after lobectomy for primary lung cancer: A propensity-matched analysis of premier hospital data.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)31136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  596. TREZZI M
    Commentary: Taking innovation to heart in pediatric mitral valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31170.
    PubMed    


  597. BARTFAY SE, Dellgren G, Hallhagen S, Wahlander H, et al
    Durable circulatory support with a paracorporeal device as an option for pediatric and adult heart failure patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)31166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  598. VAN ARSDELL GS, Hussein N, Yoo SJ
    Three-dimensional printing in congenital cardiac surgery-Now and the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30526.
    PubMed    


  599. FITZGERALD DC, Simpson AN, Baker RA, Wu X, et al
    Determinants of hospital variability in perioperative red blood cell transfusions during coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)31128.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  600. BADHWAR V
    Transcatheter mitral valve intervention: Consensus, quality, and equipoise.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30740.
    PubMed    


  601. BAKAEEN FG, Gillinov AM, Roselli EE, Chikwe J, et al
    Cardiac surgery and the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: What we know, what we do not know, and what we need to do.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)31066.
    PubMed    


  602. ROCHA RV, Elbatarny M, Tam DY, Fremes SE, et al
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention: Optimal revascularization for the younger patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)31075.
    PubMed    


  603. BANDO K
    Commentary: Appropriate frailty measures should be incorporated into the development of accurate risk calculation models for evaluation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement candidates.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31074.
    PubMed    


  604. KARAMLOU T, Najm HK, Svensson LG
    Commentary: Reimbursement models in pediatric cardiac surgery: The unrefined All Patient Refined Diagnosis-Related Group.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31081.
    PubMed    


  605. FRYER ML, Balsam LB
    Commentary: Coronary revascularization in younger patients: Lessons from real-world practice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)31073.
    PubMed    


  606. GHANI MOA, Raees MA, Tang AR, Anandan D, et al
    Transdiaphragmatic tunneled Broviac catheters: Cost-effective perioperative central venous access in infants undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)30976.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  607. GOEL NJ, Iyengar A, Kelly JJ, Han JJ, et al
    Volume of frail patients predicts outcome in frail patients after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)31057.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  608. SHERWIN JI, Allareddy V, Andersen ND
    Commentary: Central venous access in congenital heart surgery: Is it time for surgeons to toe (and place) the line?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)31021.
    PubMed    


  609. CANNATA A, Russo CF
    On the definition of geometric orifice area.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e303.
    PubMed    


  610. PURIFOY E, Adachi I
    Commentary: It isn't easy being single.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1999-2000.
    PubMed    


  611. HERNANDEZ NB, Davies RR
    Commentary: How long until a new heart is a "normal" heart in transplanted single-ventricle patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1997-1998.
    PubMed    


  612. THANGAPPAN K, Morales DLS
    Commentary: The environment matters: The effects of passive circulation are not quickly reversed by a change of heart.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2001-2002.
    PubMed    


  613. WEI B, Jiwani A
    Commentary: Let's get rich-The use of hydrogen-rich solution for lung preservation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2119-2120.
    PubMed    


  614. HAN JJ, Atluri P
    Commentary: Donation after circulatory death-a remarkable opportunity yet to cross the pond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e311-e312.
    PubMed    


  615. LEHENBAUER DG, Hui DS
    Commentary: Inspiration and cultivation-Students to cardiothoracic surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1915-1916.
    PubMed    


  616. ZENATI MA, Yule SJ
    Commentary: Another Dutch treat.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1893-1894.
    PubMed    


  617. YAN W, Yamashita MH
    Commentary: Patient selection is key to improving postcardiotomy extracorporeal membrane oxygenation outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1855-1856.
    PubMed    


  618. MICELI A
    Commentary: Quality improvement project-A model for excellence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1796-1797.
    PubMed    


  619. BYLER MR, Kron IL
    Commentary: Do not fear the ascending aorta.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1681-1682.
    PubMed    


  620. DENAULT A, Haddad F, Lamarche Y, Bouabdallaoui N, et al
    Postoperative right ventricular dysfunction-Integrating right heart profiles beyond long-axis function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e315-e317.
    PubMed    


  621. SMITH CR
    Commentary: More magic from Cleveland.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1679-1680.
    PubMed    


  622. SHAHIAN DM
    Commentary: Driving improvement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1794-1795.
    PubMed    


  623. CLEVELAND JC JR
    Commentary: We have the opportunity to be above average.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1792-1793.
    PubMed    


  624. MIZUGUCHI KA, Frendl G
    Commentary: How much hydration is really optimal for the kidneys? How will we know?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1880-1881.
    PubMed    


  625. DI TOMMASO E, Chivasso P, Bruno VD
    Commentary: Redo aortic surgery-Do not be afraid of the past.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1692-1693.
    PubMed    


  626. ABDELSATTAR Z, Crestanello JA
    Commentary: Cardioplegia solutions for myocardial protection-Dealer's choice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1864-1865.
    PubMed    


  627. KURLANSKY P
    Commentary: The superiority of noninferiority.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1866-1867.
    PubMed    


  628. LANG G, Klepetko W
    Commentary: Lobar lung transplantation: Trick or treat-(ment).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)31043.
    PubMed    


  629. SADE RM, Rylski B, Swain JA, Entwistle JWC 3rd, et al
    Transatlantic editorial: Institutional investigations of ethically flawed reports in cardiothoracic surgery journals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1903-1905.
    PubMed    


  630. UMANA JP
    Bundled payment model implementation in a hospital in Colombia: Challenges and key drivers of success.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1927-1930.
    PubMed    


  631. SALMASI MY, Naqvi D, Pantazis A, Salmasi AM, et al
    Unusual case of combined aortic root replacement and repair of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e295-e297.
    PubMed    


  632. CLARK JM, Cooke DT, Chin DL, Utter GH, et al
    Does one size fit all? An evaluation of the 2018 Leapfrog Group minimal hospital and surgeon volume thresholds for lung surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2071-2079.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  633. COYAN GN, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Schuchert MJ, et al
    Medical student perceptions of a career in cardiothoracic surgery: Results of an institutional survey.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1906-1912.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  634. BIANCARI F, Dalen M, Fiore A, Ruggieri VG, et al
    Multicenter study on postcardiotomy venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1844-1854.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  635. SANDHU HK, Tanaka A, Zaidi ST, Perlick A, et al
    Impact of redo sternotomy on proximal aortic repair: Does previous aortic repair affect outcomes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1683-1691.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  636. VIVACQUA A, Robinson J, Abbas AE, Altshuler JM, et al
    Single-dose cardioplegia protects myocardium as well as traditional repetitive dosing: A noninferiority randomized study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1857-1863.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  637. RUBENS FD, Wells GA, Coutinho T, Eddeen AB, et al
    Sex differences after coronary artery bypass grafting with a second arterial conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)31007.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  638. LIN S, Rao C, Yang L, Yang X, et al
    Impact of coronary total occlusion on graft failure and outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)31006.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  639. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Results of total coronary artery occlusion on graft patency following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: More information is needed!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)31004.
    PubMed    


  640. MURANA G, Leone A, Pacini D
    Commentary: Carotid is the best alternative for femoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)31003.
    PubMed    


  641. AUGOUSTIDES JG
    Commentary: Nitric oxide and acute kidney injury: Understanding the puzzle of renal rescue after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)30970.
    PubMed    


  642. BAKAEEN FG, Johnston DR, Svensson LG
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting as a subspecialty: Hype or reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)30903.
    PubMed    


  643. MORSE CR
    Commentary: Custom-printed Y stent in the management of tracheoesophageal fistula following esophagectomy: A new weapon in a difficult fight?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)30956.
    PubMed    


  644. SHERIFF F, Shelton K, Jassar AS, Patel AB, et al
    Reply: Further expansion on the horizon? Thrombectomy for stroke after cardiothoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)30555.
    PubMed    


  645. GALLO M, Blitzer D, Laforgia PL, Doulamis IP, et al
    Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass graft for left main coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 15. pii: S0022-5223(20)30888.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  646. STEPHENS EH, Dearani JA, Guleserian KJ, Overman DM, et al
    COVID-19: Crisis management in congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30861.
    PubMed    


  647. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Compliance with the American Association for Thoracic Surgery guidelines will prevent sternal wound infections and minimize postoperative complications in cardiac surgery patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30911.
    PubMed    


  648. JUNQUERA L, Kalavrouziotis D, Cote M, Dumont E, et al
    Results of transcarotid compared with transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30790.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  649. WOO JL, Anderson BR
    Administrators: Do you know how your pediatric cardiac surgeries are reimbursed?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30887.
    PubMed    


  650. KUHN EW, Liakopoulos OJ
    Commentary: Transapical aortic valve replacement versus surgical aortic valve replacement: A fundamental touchstone!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30822.
    PubMed    


  651. MITTEL A, Kim DH, Cooper Z, Argenziano M, et al
    Use of 90-day mortality does not change assessment of hospital quality after coronary artery bypass grafting in New York State.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30765.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  652. QU J, Zhang D, Zhang H, Rao C, et al
    Preoperative clopidogrel and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30818.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  653. LODEWYKS C, Arora RC
    Commentary: Absolute creatinine values and preoperative acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery patients: Are we barking up the wrong tree?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30792.
    PubMed    


  654. OMER S
    Commentary: Saphenous vein graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting. It's all about getting the basics right.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30775.
    PubMed    


  655. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Low left ventricular ejection fraction in coronary artery bypass grafting: Accept or control factors determining survival?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30810.
    PubMed    


  656. LIM K, Hsin MKY
    Commentary: Resection for small cell lung cancer should be offered more often, and preferably anatomical.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30780.
    PubMed    


  657. LEONE A, Murana G, Pacini D
    Commentary: Transapical aortic valve replacement: There are other fish in the sea.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30767.
    PubMed    


  658. KULIK A
    Commentary: Yin and Yang: Antiplatelet and lipid-lowering therapies to prevent vein graft thrombosis and atherosclerosis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30755.
    PubMed    


  659. LANUTI M
    Commentary: Wedge resection for limited-stage small cell lung cancer: Not an acceptable modality for curative intent.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30811.
    PubMed    


  660. MICELI A, Montisci A
    Reply from the authors: Acute kidney injury: Infinity times infinity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e263.
    PubMed    


  661. ELEFTERIADES JA
    Reply: Focus: Diameters and gradients, not commerce or regulations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e259-e260.
    PubMed    


  662. MCLEAN TR
    Herculean efforts and standardizing valve labeling.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e259.
    PubMed    



  663. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1292.
    PubMed    


  664. VERVOORT D
    The elephant in the room: Social media as a tool.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e273.
    PubMed    



  665. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1303-1304.
    PubMed    


  666. MENNANDER AA
    Commentary: When is repeated cardiac valve surgery justified during drug-associated infective endocarditis?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1271-1272.
    PubMed    


  667. BARAC YD
    Commentary: To use or not to use? This is the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1343-1344.
    PubMed    



  668. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1242-1244.
    PubMed    


  669. GREGORY AJ
    Commentary: More than just the tube.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1403-1404.
    PubMed    


  670. BOZINOVSKI J
    Commentary: Measure twice, cut as directed-Transit-time flow measurement and high-frequency ultrasound-guided surgical revision.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1293-1294.
    PubMed    


  671. PAONE G
    Commentary: Is routine use of transit-time flow measurement and high frequency ultrasound assessment in coronary bypass grafting ready for prime time, or a waste of time?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1295-1296.
    PubMed    


  672. METKUS TS, Whitman GJR
    Commentary: Nighttime stars: Intensivist coverage and cardiac surgical outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1376-1377.
    PubMed    


  673. LEE PHU, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: My precious.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1354-1355.
    PubMed    


  674. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    Commentary: Variability matters-lessons for quality and health policy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1245-1246.
    PubMed    


  675. WEISEL RD, McGrath S
    Expanding opportunities to publish in American Association for Thoracic Surgery journals.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1169-1170.
    PubMed    


  676. WEIXLER VHM, Zurakowski D, Kheir J, Guariento A, et al
    Fontan with lateral tunnel is associated with improved survival compared with extracardiac conduit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1480-1491.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  677. HOZAIN AE, Tipograf Y, Pinezich MR, Cunningham KM, et al
    Multiday maintenance of extracorporeal lungs using cross-circulation with conscious swine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1640-1653.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  678. PARK CH, Lee SM, Lee JW, Hwang SH, et al
    Hook-wire localization versus lipiodol localization for patients with pulmonary lesions having ground-glass opacity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1571-1579.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  679. ROMEO JLR, Papageorgiou G, Takkenberg JJM, Roos-Hesselink JW, et al
    Influence of pregnancy on long-term durability of allografts in right ventricular outflow tract.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1508-1516.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  680. MADARIAGA ML, Lennes IT, Best T, Shepard JO, et al
    Multidisciplinary selection of pulmonary nodules for surgical resection: Diagnostic results and long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1558-1566.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  681. ORAS J, Doueh R, Norberg E, Redfors B, et al
    Left ventricular dysfunction in potential heart donors and its influence on recipient outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1333-1341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  682. MORI M, Bin Mahmood SU, Schranz AJ, Sultan I, et al
    Risk of reoperative valve surgery for endocarditis associated with drug use.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1262-1268.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  683. CORSINI EM, Mitchell KG, Nguyen TC, Vaporciyan AA, et al
    Cardiothoracic surgery mock oral examinations: A single institution's 5-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1439-1444.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  684. ATKINS M, Reardon MJ
    Commentary: Constant variability.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1247-1248.
    PubMed    


  685. HUARD P, Kalavrouziotis D, Lipes J, Simon M, et al
    Does the full-time presence of an intensivist lead to better outcomes in the cardiac surgical intensive care unit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1363-1375.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  686. LEGARE JF, Hassan A
    Commentary: Time to standardize physician expertise and coverage in cardiac intensive care units?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1390-1391.
    PubMed    


  687. KIRKLIN JK
    Commentary: Ventricular assist devices in patients with major kidney compromise-A paradigm shift?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1320-1321.
    PubMed    


  688. BAPAT V, Tang GHL
    Emerging transcatheter options for tricuspid regurgitation: Many shades of gray.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)30527.
    PubMed    


    March 2020
  689. RAJAB TK, Jaggers J, Campbell DN
    Heart transplantation following donation after cardiac death: History, current techniques, and future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30529.
    PubMed    


  690. DUNNING J, Trevis J
    Results of the PARAMEDIC-2 trial and how they relate to resuscitation after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(20)30469.
    PubMed    


  691. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: Should patients receive home health care after coronary artery bypass grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(20)30722.
    PubMed    


  692. MITCHELL KG, Farooqi A, Ludmir EB, Corsini EM, et al
    Pulmonary resection is associated with long-term survival and should remain a therapeutic option in oligometastatic lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30633.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  693. MAZINE A, David TE, Lafreniere-Roula M, Feindel CM, et al
    Early outcomes of the Bentall procedure after previous cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30720.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  694. GROTH SS
    Commentary: Enhanced recovery after surgery: Does ketorolac get in the WAE of anastomotic healing following esophagectomy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30718.
    PubMed    


  695. XIE D, Deng J, Gonzalez-Rivas D, Zhu Y, et al
    Comparison of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery with thoracotomy in bronchial sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30719.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  696. PAONE G, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Surgical or transapical aortic valve replacement? Does the answer matter if you are asking the wrong question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30713.
    PubMed    


  697. CHAN EG, Chan PG, Mazur SN, Normolle DP, et al
    Outcomes with segmentectomy versus lobectomy in patients with clinical T1cN0M0 non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30706.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  698. RAMAN V, Jawitz OK, Yang CJ, Voigt SL, et al
    The effect of extent of resection on outcomes in patients with limited stage small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30634.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  699. OMER S, Adeseye A, Jimenez E, Cornwell LD, et al
    Low left ventricular ejection fraction, complication rescue, and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30642.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  700. ZHU J, Zhu Y, Zhang M, Xue Q, et al
    Influence of lipoproteins and antiplatelet agents on vein graft patency 1 year after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30641.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  701. LIN J
    Commentary: Running bronchial anastomotic suture in lung transplantation: Should we run before we walk?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30605.
    PubMed    


  702. ATLADOTTIR HO, Modrau IS, Jakobsen CJ, Torp-Pedersen CT, et al
    Impact of perioperative course during cardiac surgery on outcomes in patients 80 years and older.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30570.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  703. MICK SL
    Commentary: Patients who move better do better: Implications of mobility limitations in transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30595.
    PubMed    


  704. MUNTANE-CAROL G, Rodes-Cabau J
    Commentary: Transcatheter tricuspid valve interventions for treating isolated tricuspid regurgitation: Toward a new gold standard?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30603.
    PubMed    


  705. ZHANG Y, Fu F, Hu H, Wang S, et al
    Gefitinib as neoadjuvant therapy for resectable stage II-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer: A phase II study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30625.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  706. HAN JJ, Iyengar A, Atluri P
    Commentary: The ABC's of donation after circulatory death heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30613.
    PubMed    


  707. CHOI JJ, Huang J
    Commentary: How much is enough? The extent of resection in small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30588.
    PubMed    


  708. SOUZA D, Samano N
    Reply: No-touch saphenous veins and radial arteries should qualify for the same coronary artery bypass grafting team.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)30502.
    PubMed    


  709. WU S, Ling YP, Zhao H
    Experience with porcine beating heart simulator for coronary artery bypass surgery residency training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  710. GAUDINO M, Chikwe J, Falk V, Lawton JS, et al
    Transatlantic editorial: The use of multiple arterial grafts for coronary revascularization in Europe and North America.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)30458.
    PubMed    


  711. CHOO SJ
    Commentary: Postpericardial syndrome after cardiac surgery: Is it really benign?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(20)30563.
    PubMed    


  712. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Tricuspid regurgitation and aortic valve replacement: Act or observe?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30543.
    PubMed    


  713. LIAKOPOULOS OJ, Choi YH
    Commentary: Tricuspid valve disease at the time of surgical aortic valve replacement: Treat it or leave it?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30545.
    PubMed    


  714. HIRJI SA, Kaneko T
    Commentary: Paying it forward with concomitant tricuspid valve intervention-does a stitch in time really save lives?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30542.
    PubMed    


  715. HAMILTON BCS, Dincheva GR, Matthay MA, Hays S, et al
    Improved survival after lung transplantation for adults requiring preoperative invasive mechanical ventilation: A national cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 4. pii: S0022-5223(20)30519.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  716. LAU D, Pannu N, James MT, Hemmelgarn BR, et al
    Costs and consequences of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: A cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 3. pii: S0022-5223(20)30516.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  717. QUINTESSENZA J
    Commentary: Pulmonary valve replacement-Is this the best we can do?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1074.
    PubMed    


  718. TIMEK TA
    Commentary: May the force be with you.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e185-e186.
    PubMed    


  719. STOREY H, Stacey S, Anwar S
    The role of hyperoxia in cardiac enhanced recovery programs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e217.
    PubMed    


  720. LODGE AJ
    Commentary: Another look at stage I Norwood outcomes from a different perspective.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1049-1050.
    PubMed    


  721. STADLAN N
    Patients who are dead by neurologic criteria (brain dead) are not homogeneous.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e213.
    PubMed    


  722. LIN SS
    Commentary: Deep venous thrombosis in lung transplant recipients-tip of the iceberg that can potentially affect long-term outcome?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1154-1155.
    PubMed    


  723. VERVOORT D, Sade RM, Luc JGY
    Ethics in resource-constrained settings: When palliation is more important than another scar.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e243-e244.
    PubMed    


  724. LEHENBAUER DG, Calhoon J
    Commentary: Atrioventricular canal repair: Surgeon preference reigns supreme.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1026-1027.
    PubMed    


  725. BACKER CL
    Commentary: This case is closed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1028.
    PubMed    


  726. WEKSLER B
    Commentary: A small step for technology, a potential giant leap for thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1139-1140.
    PubMed    


  727. ANDERSEN ND, McElhannon CA, Turek JW
    Commentary: Necessity is the mother of invention for heart kids in the developing world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e241-e242.
    PubMed    


  728. STEIN LH, Britton LW
    Commentary: Mitral repair-Where it all comes together?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e187.
    PubMed    


  729. JACOBS JP, St Louis JD, Scholl FG
    Commentary: Humanitarian outreach-Providing resources and measuring quality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1000-1001.
    PubMed    


  730. FERRARIS VA, Pezzella AT
    Commentary: Worldwide disparities in cardiac surgical care: Thinking globally not locally to solve problems of limited resources and access to specialized care.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:997-999.
    PubMed    


  731. AGLIO LS, Gugino LD, Mizuguchi KA
    Commentary: At long last-Cerebral oximetry-based goal directed therapy to prevent postoperative cognitive decline is here.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:954-955.
    PubMed    


  732. MISFELD M, Borger MA
    Reply: Why Still IIB And C?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e168-e169.
    PubMed    


  733. ISMAIL MF, Elmahrouk AF, Arafat AA, Hamouda TE, et al
    Evolution of the Norwood operation outcomes in patients with late presentation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1040-1048.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  734. FIEDLER AG, Sihag S
    Entering the great unknown: Transition to academic practice.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1156-1160.
    PubMed    


  735. LIU YW, Chang PC, Chang SJ, Chiang HH, et al
    Simultaneous bilateral thoracoscopic blebs excision reduces contralateral recurrence in patients undergoing operation for ipsilateral primary spontaneous pneumothorax.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1120-1127.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  736. FONG LS, Betts K, Bell D, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Complete atrioventricular septal defect repair in Australia: Results over 25 years.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1014-1025.
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  737. MENNANDER A, Gudbjartsson T, Jeppsson A, Hjortdal V, et al
    Specialist training for cardiothoracic surgery in the Nordic countries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1002-1008.
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  738. ALAEDDINE M, Ploutz M, Arabia FA, Velez DA, et al
    Implantation of total artificial heart in a 10-year-old after support with a temporary perventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e227-e229.
    PubMed    


  739. PRADEGAN N, Marinez Munoz Y, Vida VL, Leon-Wyss JR, et al
    Subaxillary bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis in an infant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e235-e237.
    PubMed    


  740. PRAGT H, Schoots MH, Accord RE, Arrigoni SC, et al
    A stented bovine pericardial prosthesis in the pulmonary position.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1063-1071.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  741. VANDENBERGHE S, Iseli D, Demertzis S
    Direct visualization of carbon dioxide field flooding: Optical and concentration level comparison of diffusor effectiveness.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:958-968.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  742. KIM JH, Lee SH, Lee S, Youn YN, et al
    Axillary artery cannulation reduces early embolic stroke and mortality after open arch repair with circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:772-778.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  743. RUEL M, Sun LY, Gaudino MF
    The SYNTAX score according to diabetic status: What does it mean for the patient requiring myocardial revascularization?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:857-860.
    PubMed    


    February 2020
  744. STACHON P, Kaier K, Oettinger V, Bothe W, et al
    Transapical aortic valve replacement versus surgical aortic valve replacement: A subgroup analyses for at-risk populations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)30517.
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  745. VAN DER WULP K, van Wely MH, Schoon Y, Vart P, et al
    Geriatric assessment in the prediction of delirium and long-term survival after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)30514.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  746. FRICKE TA, Bell D, Daley M, d'Udekem Y, et al
    The influence of coronary artery anatomy on mortality after the arterial switch operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)30504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  747. PORTERIE J, Kalavrouziotis D, Mohammadi S
    Commentary: Subclinical valve thrombosis: A game-changer issue in transcatheter aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30494.
    PubMed    


  748. HOLST KA
    Commentary: Permanent pacemaker implantation after cardiac surgery: Patience for our patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30499.
    PubMed    


  749. JOHNSTON DR, Griffith BP, Puskas JD, Bavaria JE, et al
    Intermediate-term outcomes of aortic valve replacement using a bioprosthesis with a novel tissue.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30474.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  750. EL-SAYED AHMED MM, Landolfo KP
    Commentary: Timing is everything: Permanent pacemaker implantation following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30493.
    PubMed    


  751. SULTAN I
    Commentary: Permanent pacemakers after cardiac surgery: Are we jumping the gun?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30480.
    PubMed    


  752. PLUSCHERIE CHIDI A, Wayne Etchill E, Ha JS, Lovester Bush E, et al
    Effect of thoracic versus cervical anastomosis on anastomotic leak among patients who undergo esophagectomy after neoadjuvant chemoradiation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 20. pii: S0022-5223(20)30454.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  753. VO TX, Rubens FD
    Commentary: Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: Are we at risk of overstating the obvious?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30449.
    PubMed    


  754. BIS J, Goscinska-Bis K, Golba KS, Gocol R, et al
    Permanent pacemaker implantation after cardiac surgery: Optimization of the decision making process.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30432.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  755. DEO SV, Sharma V, Altarabsheh SE, Raza S, et al
    Home health care visits may reduce the need for early readmission after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30440.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  756. CHANCELLOR WZ, Mehaffey JH, Beller JP, Hawkins RB, et al
    Impact of tricuspid regurgitation with and without repair during aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30424.
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  757. TAGGART DP, Gaudino MF, Gerry S, Gray A, et al
    Ten-year outcomes after off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Insights from the Arterial Revascularization Trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30427.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  758. COTI I, Schukro C, Drevinja F, Haberl T, et al
    Conduction disturbances following surgical aortic valve replacement with a rapid-deployment bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30433.
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  759. LI XY, Hou HT, Chen HX, Liu XC, et al
    Preoperative plasma biomarkers associated with atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30428.
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  760. MATOS JD, McIlvaine S, Grau-Sepulveda M, Jawitz OK, et al
    Anticoagulation and amiodarone for new atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting: Prescription patterns and 30-day outcomes in the United States and Canada.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30408.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  761. GELLER CM, Seng SS
    How to keep patients un-HAPI: Cardiac surgery and sacral pressure injuries: Invited expert opinion: Hospital-acquired pressure injuries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30202.
    PubMed    


  762. HEITKEMPER M, Sivakumar S, Hatoum H, Dollery J, et al
    Simple 2-dimensional anatomic model to predict the risk of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30435.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  763. SCHWEIGER T, Nenekidis I, Stadler JE, Schwarz S, et al
    Single running suture technique is associated with low rate of bronchial complications after lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30439.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  764. BURKHART HM, Mir A
    Commentary: Three-dimensional printing in congenital cardiac surgery: The future is now.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30401.
    PubMed    


  765. SHEN KR
    Commentary: Does the location of the anastomosis affect leak rate after esophagectomy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30388.
    PubMed    


  766. YUH DD
    Commentary: Missing a beat? Implications of heart block with rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30397.
    PubMed    


  767. NAIMO PS, Buratto E, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: Surgery for an anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: To do, or not to do? That is the question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30399.
    PubMed    


  768. FU J, Li Y, Zhang H, Han J, et al
    Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared with replacement for patients with rheumatic heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  769. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: The role of del Nido cardioplegia in adult cardiac surgery: The jury is still out.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30295.
    PubMed    


  770. SALFITY H, Hartwig M
    Commentary: The burning questions of reflux management in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30304.
    PubMed    


  771. CHANG SH, Kon ZN
    Commentary: Bronchial anastomosis for lung transplantation-one suture fits all.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30300.
    PubMed    


  772. GILLINOV M, Burns DJP, Wierup P
    Commentary: Mitral valve repair wins again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30284.
    PubMed    


  773. DI MAURO M, Foschi M, Amendolara F, Calafiore AM, et al
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery around the clock!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(20)30278.
    PubMed    


  774. PARK CS
    Commentary: Arterial switch and arch repair: One plus one doesn't always equal two.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:602-603.
    PubMed    


  775. CHEN SJ, Huang SC
    Commentary: Transposition with aortic arch obstruction: The lesions switched?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:600-601.
    PubMed    


  776. SI MS, Sood V, Bove E
    Commentary: Why use the Y-graft?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:662-664.
    PubMed    


  777. COYAN GN, Sultan I
    Reply from the authors: Commonalities in perspectives in cardiothoracic surgery across the pond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e132-e133.
    PubMed    


  778. HOETZENECKER K
    Commentary: Leveling up the evidence!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:731.
    PubMed    


  779. AL-RADI OO
    Commentary: Heroes of the arterial switch operation in the 1980s.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:617-618.
    PubMed    


  780. SCHWARTZ SM
    Commentary: Why the Y-graft?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:665-666.
    PubMed    


  781. YANAGAWA B, Nguyen TC, Latter DA, Borger MA, et al
    Commentary: Innovate or perish in cardiac surgical training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:590-591.
    PubMed    


  782. SHI WY, Smith JA
    Commentary: A tried-and-true method for producing the next generation of innovators.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:588-589.
    PubMed    


  783. HONJO O, Doyle MG, Amon CH
    Commentary: Engineering an optimal mechanical circulatory support system for the cavopulmonary connection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e143-e144.
    PubMed    


  784. LIN TW, Tsai MT, Wu HY, Luo CY, et al
    Dissection for dissection: Limited for deliberate Cabrol fistula or extended for optimal exposure?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e106-e107.
    PubMed    


  785. SHIGEMURA N, Hsin MK
    Commentary: A positively out-of-body experience for lungs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:732-733.
    PubMed    


  786. HAFT JW
    Commentary: Can we finally move the needle in organ donation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:514.
    PubMed    


  787. ABAD C, Urso S, Clavo B
    Commentary: Transcatheter tricuspid valve devices-A word of caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e113-e114.
    PubMed    


  788. IYENGAR A, Atluri P
    Commentary: Keeping your cool: Donor heart preservation using the SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e125-e126.
    PubMed    


  789. LYTLE B
    Commentary: Off-pump surgery-Choice, not religion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:459-460.
    PubMed    


  790. GAUDINO M, Chikwe J
    Commentary: Who needs evidence when patient preference is a Class I indication?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:430-431.
    PubMed    


  791. KURLANSKY P
    Commentary: Post-30-day mortality: I guess no one is coming....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:538-539.
    PubMed    


  792. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Understanding the relationship between acute kidney injury and durable ventricular assist device implantation: Is it a preoperative or postoperative event?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:489-490.
    PubMed    


  793. WYLER VON BALLMOOS MC, Almassi GH
    Commentary: Hybrid graft to the rescue of the bilateral internal thoracic artery debate-Is it time for new technology or new techniques?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:474-475.
    PubMed    


  794. KEHLER DS
    Commentary: Optimize preoperative glycemic control or carry on as usual?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:577-578.
    PubMed    


  795. DHAWAN R, Chaney MA
    Commentary: Preoperative inflammation and intraoperative blood-A bad marriage?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:566-567.
    PubMed    


  796. GROVER FL, Cleveland JC Jr
    Commentary: Doing what is right-We are all in this together.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:554-555.
    PubMed    


  797. RUSHING GD, Mokadam NA
    Commentary: Time out-For better outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:556-557.
    PubMed    


  798. KNEUERTZ PJ, Merritt RE
    Lymph node stations counts in retrospective studies-important end point, but interpret with caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e145.
    PubMed    


  799. BEN ALI W, Liberman M, Perrault LP
    Reply: Prehabilitation for increasing ventilatory efficiency before lung resection-Amazing concept, but we are not there yet!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e148.
    PubMed    


  800. NELSON DB, Niu J, Mitchell KG, Antonoff MB, et al
    Perioperative outcomes among chronic opioid users who receive lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:691-702.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  801. WEIXLER V, Marx GR, Hammer PE, Emani SM, et al
    Flow disturbances and the development of endocardial fibroelastosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:637-646.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  802. CHOE G, Ghanie A, Riely G, Rimner A, et al
    Long-term, disease-specific outcomes of thymic malignancies presenting with de novo pleural metastasis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:705-714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  803. FRICKE TA, Donaldson S, Schneider JR, Menahem S, et al
    Outcomes of the arterial switch operation in patients with aortic arch obstruction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:592-599.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  804. LINDEN PA, Perry Y, Worrell S, Wallace A, et al
    Postoperative day 1 discharge after anatomic lung resection: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons database analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:667-678.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  805. CHIARINI A, Dal Pra I, Faggian G, Armato U, et al
    Maladaptive remodeling of pulmonary artery root autografts after Ross procedure: A proteomic study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:621-632.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  806. TRUSTY PM, Wei Z, Sales M, Kanter KR, et al
    Y-graft modification to the Fontan procedure: Increasingly balanced flow over time.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:652-661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  807. MOAYEDI Y, Gulamhusein AF, Khush KK
    Treading lightly as we step into a new era: Use of hepatitis C virus-infected organs for transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:505-510.
    PubMed    


  808. CARREL T, Eberle B
    When feasibility does not mean clinical success: Early failure of a percutaneous tricuspid reduction system.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e109-e111.
    PubMed    


  809. NAITO N, Funamoto M, Pierson RN, D'Alessandro DA, et al
    First clinical use of a novel hypothermic storage system for a long-distance donor heart procurement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e121-e123.
    PubMed    


  810. SILVER SA, Long J, Zheng Y, Goldstone AB, et al
    Outcomes after left ventricular assist device implantation in patients with acute kidney injury.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:477-486.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  811. WANG X, Yang F, Zhu J, Liu Y, et al
    Aortic arch surgery with hypothermic circulatory arrest and unilateral antegrade cerebral perfusion: Perioperative outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:374-387.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  812. BURNS DJP
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass with bilateral internal thoracic arteries: Could smaller be considered better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30238.
    PubMed    


  813. NAJMEH S, Hartwig MG
    Commentary: Adding fuel to the fire for mechanical support during lung transplantation-More might be better.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30256.
    PubMed    


  814. TORREGROSSA G, Benedetto U, Balkhy HH
    Commentary: Handling mitral annulus calcification from behind the robotic console: The Pugachev's Cobra in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30239.
    PubMed    


  815. LEHTO J, Gunn J, Bjorn R, Malmberg M, et al
    Adverse events and survival with postpericardiotomy syndrome after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)30231.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  816. ZHANG Y, Chen C, Hu J, Han Y, et al
    Early outcomes of robotic versus thoracoscopic segmentectomy for early-stage lung cancer: A multi-institutional propensity score-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  817. BRUNO VD
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting after acute myocardial infarction: Is timing of surgery a relevant factor?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30073.
    PubMed    


  818. KIRKLIN JK, Pagani FD, Goldstein DJ, John R, et al
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation guidelines on selected topics in mechanical circulatory support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)40862.
    PubMed    


  819. ENGELMAN DT, Uddin QK, Crisafi C
    Commentary: Low hanging fruit-reducing hospital-acquired pressure injuries associated with cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30187.
    PubMed    


  820. VALLELY MP, Hameed I, Gaudino M
    Commentary: The evolution of coronary artery bypass surgery: Toward a better operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30197.
    PubMed    


  821. ZHOU S, Egorova N, Moskowitz G, Giustino G, et al
    Trends in MitraClip, mitral valve repair, and mitral valve replacement from 2000 to 2016.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30182.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  822. MANJI RA, Arora RC
    Commentary: Should patients awaiting cardiac surgery who need anticoagulation be on direct oral anticoagulants or vitamin K antagonists?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(20)30188.
    PubMed    


  823. FERRARIS VA
    Reply: Is prevention of acute kidney injury after cardiac operations hopeless? Michael Jordan would say no!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)39879.
    PubMed    


  824. GLAUSER G, Goodrich S, McClintock SD, Szeto WY, et al
    Association of overlapping cardiac surgery with short-term patient outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30028.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  825. PRIYANKA P, Zarbock A, Izawa J, Gleason TG, et al
    The impact of acute kidney injury by serum creatinine or urine output criteria on major adverse kidney events in cardiac surgery patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 9. pii: S0022-5223(20)30029.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  826. HOSOYAMA K, Ruel M
    Commentary: Coronary artery bypass grafting after acute myocardial infarction: Sound clinical judgment still prevails.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30042.
    PubMed    


  827. ISHIBASHI N, Jonas RA
    Commentary: Nitric oxide: An important contributor to neuroprotection during pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30032.
    PubMed    


  828. KRAMER RS, Zemrak W
    Commentary: One size fits most, but not all when discontinuing direct oral anticoagulants before cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30006.
    PubMed    


  829. DOLAPOGLU A, Coselli JS
    Commentary: Risk of overlapping surgery in cardiac surgery? Much ado about nothing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30025.
    PubMed    


  830. HOLST KA
    Commentary: Lessons learned from multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation following cardiac surgery and the gap to broad application.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30033.
    PubMed    


  831. AD N, Gammie JS
    Commentary: Late tricuspid valve insufficiency following mitral valve repair: A marker or a cause for inferior outcome?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S0022-5223(20)30021.
    PubMed    


    December 2019
  832. YANG CJ, Berry MF
    Commentary: Resection of clinical early-stage lung cancer with unexpected nodal disease-can less really be the same?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)41495.
    PubMed    


  833. WU J, Bai HX, Chan L, Su C, et al
    Sublobar resection compared with stereotactic body radiation therapy and ablation for early stage non-small cell lung cancer: A National Cancer Database study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)41497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  834. NEMETH S, Schnell S, Argenziano M, Ning Y, et al
    Daytime variation does not impact outcome of cardiac surgery: Results from a diverse, multi-institutional cardiac surgery network.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)40864.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  835. HUSSEIN N, Lim A, Honjo O, Haller C, et al
    Development and validation of a procedure-specific assessment tool for hands-on surgical training in congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)40478.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  836. ROSENBLUM JM, Binongo J, Wei J, Liu Y, et al
    Priorities in coronary artery bypass grafting: Is midterm survival more dependent on completeness of revascularization or multiple arterial grafts?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)39882.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  837. ZHENG R, Shen Q, Mardekian S, Solomides C, et al
    Molecular profiling of key driver genes improves staging accuracy in multifocal non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)39883.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  838. FOX V, Kleikamp A, Dittrich M, Zittermann A, et al
    Direct oral anticoagulants and cardiac surgery: A descriptive study of preoperative management and postoperative outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)37170.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  839. OMER S, Bakaeen FG
    Commentary: Setting priorities in coronary artery bypass grafting: Do what you can when you can-as long as it's arterial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)37095.
    PubMed    


  840. LAZAR HL
    The surgeon's role in optimizing medical therapy and maintaining compliance with secondary prevention guidelines in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)33124.
    PubMed    


  841. ORTEGA-LOUBON C, Tamayo E, Jorge-Monjas P
    Reply: Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury-A protective armor rather than a lethal ammunition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)32760.
    PubMed    


  842. KRAMER RS
    Commentary: Is acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery the canary in the mineshaft?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)37087.
    PubMed    


  843. BREMNER RM
    Commentary: The heartburn of lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)36144.
    PubMed    


  844. OGAWA M, Satomi-Kobayashi S, Yoshida N, Tsuboi Y, et al
    Effects of acute-phase multidisciplinary rehabilitation on unplanned readmissions after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)36114.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  845. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Timing of coronary artery bypass grafting after acute myocardial infarction may not influence mortality and readmissions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)36106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  846. DESHPANDE SR, Yerebakan C
    Commentary: Crawling toward heart transplantation and beyond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)36126.
    PubMed    


  847. SCHWEIZER R, Jacquet-Lagreze M, Fellahi JL
    Cerebrovascular complications after cardiac surgery: It is time to track and treat large vessel occlusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)32763.
    PubMed    


  848. PETERSEN J, Vettorazzi E, Hakmi S, Alassar Y, et al
    Should concomitant surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation be performed in elderly patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)33107.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  849. ST LOUIS JD, Plunkett M
    Commentary: Is donor acceptance a bigger problem than donor availability? Time for a realistic look.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1663-1664.
    PubMed    


  850. BREMNER RM
    Commentary: Making more with less.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1717.
    PubMed    


  851. ANDERSEN ND, Kirmani S, Turek JW
    Commentary: Cavopulmonary assist: Closing in on the white whale of single-ventricle palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1637-1638.
    PubMed    


  852. DENLINGER CE
    Commentary: Two chests are better than one.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1718-1719.
    PubMed    


  853. DAVIES RR
    Commentary: The future fourth stage of single-ventricle palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1639-1640.
    PubMed    


  854. BURNS DJP
    Commentary: Advancing the ongoing great cardioplegia debate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1555-1556.
    PubMed    


  855. MAEDA K
    Commentary: Subpulmonary pump in Fontan circulation: Can it be a breakthrough in treatment of the single ventricle?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1641-1642.
    PubMed    


  856. HAMEED I, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Do not kill (especially for nothing).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1557-1558.
    PubMed    


  857. VAN BERKEL V
    Commentary: You get more than you give-Living donor lobar lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1720.
    PubMed    


  858. KOLTE D, Aronow HD, Kennedy KF, Ehsan A, et al
    Reply: Analysis of administrative claims data provides valid and meaningful conclusions despite its imperfections.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e181-e182.
    PubMed    


  859. LOCKER C
    Commentary: Is the era of bilateral internal thoracic artery coming for diabetic patients? Yes, [depends who you ask].
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1573-1575.
    PubMed    


  860. KURLANSKY P
    Commentary: A tree in winter: The case for arterial grafting in the diabetic patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1571-1572.
    PubMed    


  861. LEVY G, Conti VR
    Commentary: Preoperative beta-blockers-One size does not fit all when considering management.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1600-1601.
    PubMed    


  862. SANTER D, Kramer A, Kiss A, Aumayr K, et al
    St Thomas' Hospital polarizing blood cardioplegia improves hemodynamic recovery in a porcine model of cardiopulmonary bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1543-1554.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  863. RODEFELD MD, Marsden A, Figliola R, Jonas T, et al
    Cavopulmonary assist: Long-term reversal of the Fontan paradox.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1627-1636.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  864. HAN JJ, Kelly JJ, Iyengar A, Patrick WL, et al
    Timeless lessons from the past and present leaders of cardiothoracic surgery part 1: Professional accomplishment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1602-1606.
    PubMed    


    November 2019
  865. VIEIRA A, Ugalde PA
    Commentary: Sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer: Should the approach be a matter of debate?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)34024.
    PubMed    


  866. SOHN SH, Kim KH, Lee Y, Choi JW, et al
    Long-term outcomes of rigid ring versus De Vega annuloplasty for functional tricuspid regurgitation: A propensity score-matching analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)33963.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  867. MALAISRIE SC, McCarthy PM, Kruse J, Matsouaka RA, et al
    Ablation of atrial fibrillation during coronary artery bypass grafting: Late outcomes in a Medicare population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)33073.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  868. SUN WT, Hou HT, Chen HX, Xue HM, et al
    Calcium-activated potassium channel family in coronary artery bypass grafts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)33456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  869. MITZMAN B
    Commentary: Taking matters into your own hands: Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for controlled reperfusion during lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)33492.
    PubMed    


  870. LEHMANN S, Jawad K, Dieterlen MT, Hoyer A, et al
    Durability and clinical experience using a bovine pericardial prosthetic aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)33473.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  871. ZHU A, Andersen ND, Allareddy V
    Commentary: Enhanced recovery program after congenital heart surgery: Promising baby steps.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33464.
    PubMed    


  872. HOETZENECKER K, Benazzo A, Stork T, Sinn K, et al
    Bilateral lung transplantation on intraoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenator: An observational study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33065.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  873. MARISCALCO G, Juvonen T, Biancari F
    Commentary: Age is just an element of the quality of life puzzle following aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33463.
    PubMed    


  874. FRANKEL WC, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: Silent brain lesions add noise to the on- versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting debate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33466.
    PubMed    


  875. SHASHIDHARAN S, Chai P
    Commentary: Aortic valve reconstruction and the Ozaki procedure in children-Finding the best fit.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33475.
    PubMed    


  876. JOHN MM, Wilder TJ, Blackstone EH
    Commentary: Providing a "leg up" for those who "limp" to heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33482.
    PubMed    


  877. DE MARTINO A, Bortolotti U
    Commentary: In the pursuit of perfect mitral valve repair: A stitch in time saves nine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33487.
    PubMed    


  878. GRIFFIN BR, Teixeira JP, Ambruso S, Bronsert M, et al
    Stage 1 acute kidney injury is independently associated with infection following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)33070.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  879. PALEIRON N, Grassin F, Lancelin C, Tromeur C, et al
    Assessment of preoperative noninvasive ventilation before lung cancer surgery: The preOVNI randomized controlled study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)33106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  880. JAZWIEC T, Malinowski M, Ferguson H, Wodarek J, et al
    Effect of variable annular reduction on functional tricuspid regurgitation and right ventricular dynamics in an ovine model of tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)33119.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  881. QIU T, Zhao Y, Xuan Y, Qin Y, et al
    Robotic sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer: A propensity score-weighted comparison with thoracoscopic and open surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)33072.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  882. BURNS DJP, Rapetto F, Angelini GD, Benedetto U, et al
    Body mass index and early outcomes following mitral valve surgery for degenerative disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)33118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  883. LU M, Luketich JD, Levy RM, Awais O, et al
    Anastomotic complications after esophagectomy: Influence of omentoplasty in propensity-weighted cohorts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)32214.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  884. RAZI SS, Nguyen D, Villamizar N
    Lobectomy does not confer survival advantage over segmentectomy for non-small cell lung cancer with unsuspected nodal disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)33080.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  885. MURTHY SC
    Commentary: One more thing to complicate lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)33077.
    PubMed    


  886. PAWALE A, McCarthy PM
    Commentary: Residual mitral regurgitation: The fork in the road.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)33084.
    PubMed    


  887. MENNANDER AA
    Commentary: Two clinical solutions and many molecular options for aortic valve stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)33082.
    PubMed    


  888. VEKSTEIN AM, Lin SS
    Commentary: Silent brain lesions after coronary artery bypass grafting-Reexamining the sound of silence.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32747.
    PubMed    


  889. STAFFA SJ, Zurakowski D
    Competing risks analysis of time-to-event data for cardiovascular surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32777.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  890. ALMASSI GH, Hawkins RB, Bishawi M, Shroyer AL, et al
    New-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation impact on 5-year clinical outcomes and costs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)32774.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  891. KEHLER DS, Arora RC
    Commentary: Does a "less is more" approach reduce delirium in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32744.
    PubMed    


  892. CHIKWE J, Trento A
    Commentary: Bias in cardiac surgery trial design.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32749.
    PubMed    


  893. FARROW NE, An SJ, Speicher PJ, Harpole DH Jr, et al
    Disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for node-positive, non-small cell lung cancer following surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32486.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  894. MENNANDER AA
    Commentary: Reversibility of aortic valve stenosis?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32751.
    PubMed    


  895. PERRAULT LP, Carrier M, Voisine P, Olsen PS, et al
    Sequential multidetector computed tomography assessments after venous graft treatment solution in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)32503.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  896. CHO JS, Shim JK, Lee S, Song JW, et al
    Chronic progression of cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury: Intermediary role of acute kidney disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)32485.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  897. PARK S, Ahn HJ, Yang M, Kim JA, et al
    The prognostic nutritional index and postoperative complications after curative lung cancer resection: A retrospective cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)32490.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  898. BRADLEY SM
    Commentary: Pediatric heart transplantation-Seeing the forest for the trees.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)32495.
    PubMed    


  899. KLAUTZ RJM, Vriesendorp MD, Dagenais F, Labrousse L, et al
    Antithrombotic therapy and bleeding events after aortic valve replacement with a novel bioprosthesis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)32400.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  900. HOFSTETTER WL
    Open versus hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy: Join the crowd, but do not throw away your abdominal retractors just yet.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1475-1478.
    PubMed    


  901. SHEMANSKI KA, Kim AW
    Commentary: Don't sweat the compensatory sweating.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1490-1491.
    PubMed    


  902. MILLER DL
    Commentary: Successful treatment for compensatory sweating.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1489.
    PubMed    


  903. BRODERICK SR, Bott MJ
    Neoadjuvant immunotherapy in patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1471-1474.
    PubMed    


  904. THANGAPPAN K, Morales DLS
    Commentary: Are we there yet? Long-term ventricular assist device therapy in pediatric heart centers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1442-1443.
    PubMed    


  905. ADACHI I
    Pediatric ventricular assist device support as a permanent therapy: Clinical reality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1438-1441.
    PubMed    


  906. BRODA CR, Adachi I
    Commentary: Fontan assist device support: Road map to "stage 4" palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1422-1423.
    PubMed    


  907. GONZALEZ-RIVAS D, Rami-Porta R
    Commentary: Intraoperative lymph node assessment by robotic, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, and thoracotomy: None meet the international recommendations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1469-1470.
    PubMed    


  908. STERBLING HM, Litle VR
    Reply: Leading the way in cardiothoracic surgery career development.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e178-e179.
    PubMed    


  909. BRODA CR, Adachi I
    Commentary: Mechanical support for the subpulmonary circulation of Fontan physiology-A step in the right direction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1436-1437.
    PubMed    


  910. HSIA TY
    Commentary: The Fontan paradox: A de Leval challenge.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1434-1435.
    PubMed    


  911. HUDDLESTON CB, Fiore AC
    Commentary: What in the world is glial fibrillary acidic protein?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e175-e176.
    PubMed    


  912. HICKS GL
    Commentary: The internal thoracic artery does know or care whether you are male or female.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1354-1355.
    PubMed    


  913. KNEUERTZ PJ, Cheufou DH, D'Souza DM, Mardanzai K, et al
    Propensity-score adjusted comparison of pathologic nodal upstaging by robotic, video-assisted thoracoscopic, and open lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1457-1466.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  914. KHOO B, Buratto E, Fricke TA, Gelbart B, et al
    Outcomes of surgery for infective endocarditis in children: A 30-year experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1399-1409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  915. YAMAMOTO H, Okada M
    The management of compensatory sweating after thoracic sympathectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1481-1488.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  916. TRUSTY PM, Tree M, Maher K, Slesnick TC, et al
    An in vitro analysis of the PediMag and CentriMag for right-sided failing Fontan support.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1413-1421.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  917. MACHAIDZE Z, Mencattelli M, Arnal G, Price K, et al
    Optically-guided instrument for transapical beating-heart delivery of artificial mitral chordae tendineae.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1332-1340.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  918. LIN WCP, Doyle MG, Roche SL, Honjo O, et al
    Computational fluid dynamic simulations of a cavopulmonary assist device for failing Fontan circulation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1424-1433.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  919. BLOKZIJL F, Houterman S, van Straten BHM, Daeter E, et al
    The impact of surgical aortic valve replacement on quality of life-a multicenter study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)32369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  920. KREBS ED, Chancellor WZ, Hawkins RB, Beller JP, et al
    Objective measure of learning curves for trainees in cardiac surgery via cumulative sum failure analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)32194.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  921. RIGGS KW, Zafar F, Lorts A, Chin C, et al
    The reality of limping to pediatric heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)32375.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  922. JAWITZ OK, Milano C
    Is it time for the United States to engage in heart transplantation using donation after circulatory death?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)31945.
    PubMed    


  923. SAITO M, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Takahashi M, Kayawake H, et al
    Protective effects of a hydrogen-rich solution during cold ischemia in rat lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32355.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  924. HATOUM H, Lilly S, Maureira P, Crestanello J, et al
    The hemodynamics of transcatheter aortic valves in transcatheter aortic valves.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32354.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  925. SCHWARZ S, Benazzo A, Prosch H, Jaksch P, et al
    Lung transplantation for pulmonary hypertension with giant pulmonary artery aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)32358.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  926. DREIFALDT M, Mannion JD, Geijer H, Liden M, et al
    The no-touch saphenous vein is an excellent alternative conduit to the radial artery 8 years after coronary artery bypass grafting: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)32357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  927. WIGGINS LM, Mimic B, Issitt R, Ilic S, et al
    The utility of aortic valve leaflet reconstruction techniques in children and young adults.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)32356.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  928. YUH DD
    Commentary: Mitral valve re-repair: Rejection of imperfection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)32297.
    PubMed    


  929. LUO XJ, Wang YT, Wang W, Xu DH, et al
    Application of the descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32277.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  930. BERDAJS DA
    Commentary: Quality of life following aortic valve replacement in era of transcatheter approach: Change of time.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32286.
    PubMed    


  931. ROY N, Parra MF, Brown ML, Sleeper LA, et al
    Initial experience introducing an enhanced recovery program in congenital cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32279.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  932. LEVINSKY NC, Wima K, Morris MC, Ahmad SA, et al
    Outcome of delayed versus timely esophagectomy after chemoradiation for esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)32254.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  933. ENGELMAN DT, Crisafi C, Germain M, Greco B, et al
    Using urinary biomarkers to reduce acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)32245.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  934. IMIELSKI B, Malaisrie SC, Pham DT, Kruse J, et al
    The impact of intraoperative residual mild regurgitation after repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)32244.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  935. TACHIBANA H, Hiraoka A, Saito K, Naito Y, et al
    Incidence and impact of silent brain lesions after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)32219.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  936. KOCH CG, Sessler DI, Duncan AE, Mascha EJ, et al
    Effect of red blood cell storage duration on major postoperative complications in cardiac surgery: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)32222.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  937. HOLST KA, Habermann EB
    Commentary: Time to make moves on opioid prescribing following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)32227.
    PubMed    


  938. EL-ESHMAWI A, Anyanwu A, Boateng P, Pawale A, et al
    Second crossclamp to perfect degenerative mitral valve repair: Decision-making algorithm, safety, and outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)32196.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  939. SI MS
    Commentary: Promise of personalized tissue-engineered vascular grafts for congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32206.
    PubMed    


  940. DALY RC
    Commentary: Will cardiac reanimation increase donors for heart transplantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32186.
    PubMed    


  941. KOZOWER BD
    Commentary: Lung cancer resection in the United States: Is regionalization the answer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32200.
    PubMed    


  942. FROJD V, Folino G, Jeppsson A, Dellgren G, et al
    Mortality after tricuspid valve procedures: A 27-year, single-center experience.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32212.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  943. EDELMAN JJ, Shults C, Thourani VH
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement valve durability: Good enough for young, low-risk patients?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)31680.
    PubMed    


  944. RAJAGOPAL K
    Commentary: Coming to terms with stroke and "brain lesions" in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)32183.
    PubMed    


  945. CLEMENT KC, Canner JK, Lawton JS, Whitman GJR, et al
    Predictors of new persistent opioid use after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)32169.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  946. STEPHENS EH, Tannous P, Monge MC, Eltayeb O, et al
    Normalization of hemodynamics is delayed in patients with a single ventricle after pediatric heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)32167.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  947. PAONE G, Greenbaum AB
    Commentary: Transcatheter aortic valve-in-transcatheter aortic valve replacement-Are we learning more and knowing less?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)32157.
    PubMed    


  948. BACHA EA, LaPar DJ
    Commentary: A high index of suspicion for coronary problems after congenital heart surgery is critical.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)32153.
    PubMed    


  949. IRVING AH, Harris A, Petrie D, Higgins A, et al
    Impact of patient blood management guidelines on blood transfusions and patient outcomes during cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)31905.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  950. BACHA E
    Commentary: An important contribution to pediatric cardiac surgery in low- and middle-income countries.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)32130.
    PubMed    


  951. HARLOFF MT, Percy ED, Aranki SF
    Commentary: Reinventing the wheel of mitral valve surgery survival.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)32121.
    PubMed    


  952. GOLDSMITH MP, Allan CK, Callahan R, Kaza AK, et al
    Acute coronary artery obstruction following surgical repair of congenital heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)32079.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  953. MCFADDEN PM, Oslund W
    Commentary: Routine lower extremity venous thromboembolism screening following lung transplantation: Seek and ye shall find.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)32119.
    PubMed    


  954. ABREU JA, Nguyen TC
    Commentary: Another important tool in the toolbox: The descending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)32110.
    PubMed    


  955. ELEFTERIADES JA, Zafar MA, Ziganshin BA
    Commentary: Toward truth in advertising.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1055-1057.
    PubMed    


  956. ALVAREZ NH, Guy TS
    Commentary: Invited commentary.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1137-1138.
    PubMed    


  957. HUANG SC
    Commentary: Choosing complex biventricular repair versus Fontan-the unmet needs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1171-1172.
    PubMed    


  958. HOETZENECKER K, Cypel M
    Commentary: INSPIRE results? A critical appraisal of study end points.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1266-1267.
    PubMed    



  959. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1195-1196.
    PubMed    


  960. KARAMLOU T, Najm HK
    Commentary: Black or white: The false dichotomy argument inherent in comparing biventricular repair versus Fontan completion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1168-1170.
    PubMed    


  961. FUNG JYY, Hsin MKY
    Commentary: Direct-acting antiviral regimens usher in the era of hepatitis C virus-positive donors in lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e159-e160.
    PubMed    


  962. CHATTERJEE S
    Commentary: The way to a patient's heart is through the stomach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1111-1112.
    PubMed    


  963. KEHLER DS, Arora RC
    Commentary: Modern antihyperglycemic medications in the era of the frail cardiac surgical patient.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1118-1119.
    PubMed    


  964. WOLOVITS JS, Friesen CLH
    Commentary: What's in an algorithm?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1218-1219.
    PubMed    


  965. BREMNER RM
    Commentary: Less waste-More lives saved!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e153.
    PubMed    


  966. HANCOCK FRIESEN CL
    Commentary: It takes a village.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1197-1198.
    PubMed    


  967. WORKU B, Gaudino M
    Commentary: Coincidence or consequence, and the effect of sex on either.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1081-1082.
    PubMed    


  968. JAVIDFAR J
    Commentary: Portable, normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion-High hopes, not yet fully realized.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1264-1265.
    PubMed    


  969. RAO V
    Commentary: Concomitant valvular intervention at the time of ventricular assist device implant: Too much or not enough?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1090-1091.
    PubMed    


  970. BERTOLACCINI L
    Commentary: The power (under control) of meta-analysis in the synthesis of clinical knowledge.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1101-1102.
    PubMed    


  971. BLACKSTONE EH, Swain J, McCardle K, Adams DH, et al
    A comprehensive American Association for Thoracic Surgery quality program for the 21st century.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1120-1126.
    PubMed    


  972. LUC JGY, Ouzounian M, Bender EM, Blitz A, et al
    The Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network: Early experience and lessons learned.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1127-1136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  973. AYUB A, Nunez Lopez O, Booth A, Okereke I, et al
    Pulmonary hepatoid adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e139-e140.
    PubMed    


  974. SANTRO T, d'Udekem Y, Zannino D, Hobbes B, et al
    Determinants of acute events leading to mortality after shunt procedure in univentricular palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1144-1153.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  975. SUN J, Brizard C, Winlaw D, Alphonso N, et al
    Biventricular repair versus Fontan completion for patients with d- or l-transposition of the great arteries with ventricular septal defect and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1158-1167.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  976. VARGHESE TK JR, Entwistle JW 3rd, Mayer JE, Moffatt-Bruce SD, et al
    Ethical standards for cardiothoracic surgeons' participation in social media.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1139-1143.
    PubMed    


  977. BERTRANDT RA, Saudek DM, Scott JP, Madrzak M, et al
    Chest tube removal algorithm is associated with decreased chest tube duration in pediatric cardiac surgical patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1209-1217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  978. CHOWDHURY UK, Jha A, Ray R, Kalaivani M, et al
    Histopathology of the right ventricular outflow tract and the relation to hemodynamics in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1173-1183.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  979. GALASSO M, Vanderlaan RD, Solomon M, Caldarone C, et al
    A successful lung transplant from a 3-year-old donor after controlled cardiac death followed by ex vivo lung perfusion: A case report.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e149-e152.
    PubMed    


  980. DURKO AP, Head SJ, Pibarot P, Atluri P, et al
    Characteristics of surgical prosthetic heart valves and problems around labeling: A document from the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)-The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Valv
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1041-1054.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  981. BOJKO M, Eisen H, Vallabhajosyula P
    Reply: Pseudoaneurysm after heart transplantation-Did bicuspid aortopathy contribute?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)31585.
    PubMed    


    September 2019
  982. VINCK EE
    Cardiac surgery in Colombia: History, advances, and current perceptions of training.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32088.
    PubMed    


  983. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, DeVore AD, Mentz RJ, et al
    Increasing the United States heart transplant donor pool with donation after circulatory death.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32089.
    PubMed    


  984. BELLER JP, Krebs ED, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, et al
    Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulant use after cardiac surgery is rapidly increasing.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)32069.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  985. NISHIOKA N, Ichihara N, Bando K, Motomura N, et al
    Body mass index as a tool for optimizing surgical care in coronary artery bypass grafting through understanding risks of specific complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31513.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  986. MALINOWSKI M, Jazwiec T, Quay N, Goehler M, et al
    The influence of tricuspid annuloplasty prostheses on ovine annular geometry and kinematics.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)32061.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  987. ABOUL-HASSAN SS, Marczak J, Stankowski T, Peksa M, et al
    Association between preoperative aspirin and acute kidney injury following coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31931.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  988. HASHIMOTO M, Wehman B, Balkhy HH
    Robotic totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass: Tips and tricks for using an anastomotic device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31925.
    PubMed    


  989. GREASON KL, Crestanello JA, King KS, Bagameri G, et al
    Open hemiarch versus clamped ascending aorta replacement for aortopathy during initial bicuspid aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)32012.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  990. JORGE A, Sanchez PG, Hayanga JWA, Pilewski JM, et al
    Routine deep vein thrombosis screening after lung transplantation: Incidence and risk factors.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31754.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  991. STACKHOUSE KA, McCrindle BW, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, et al
    Surgical palliation or primary transplantation for aortic valve atresia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31909.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  992. RAM E, Sternik L, Klempfner R, Iakobishvili Z, et al
    Outcomes of different revascularization strategies among patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes without ST elevation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)32010.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  993. LAZZARO RS, Patton B
    Commentary: Robotic anatomic pulmonary resection: Cinderella has left the house.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32040.
    PubMed    


  994. HSIN MK
    Commentary: Cross circulation comes full circle (via lung transplantation).
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32039.
    PubMed    


  995. TIMEK TA, Beute T, Robinson JA, Zalizadeh D, et al
    Del Nido cardioplegia in isolated adult coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32011.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  996. ABBAS AE
    Commentary: Robotic anatomic lung resection: Raising the bar of our expectations in treating lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32045.
    PubMed    


  997. BOOTH K, Dark JH
    Reply: Commentary on do not forget late aneurysm after heart transplantation: More evidence for computed tomography screening.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31586.
    PubMed    


  998. MAEDA K, Lui GK
    Commentary: Risk prediction model on adult congenital heart surgery. And more....
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31922.
    PubMed    


  999. SHAPIRA OM, Mahajna A, Aviel G
    Commentary: Automatic distal anastomotic connector-Carrying away a small stone towards moving the entire robotic coronary artery bypass grafting mountain.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)32031.
    PubMed    


  1000. PULIDO JN
    Commentary: Check list fatigue? A unique opportunity in cardiac surgical care. The impact of a voluntary, cardiac surgery-specific safety checklist.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)31927.
    PubMed    


  1001. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: Current National Institutes of Health funding for cardiac surgery-Is the glass half full or half empty?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)31942.
    PubMed    


  1002. ONORATI F, Veraldi G, Faggian G
    Commentary: The quest for the holy grail continues: Is levosimendan the best choice to support patients with cardiomyopathy requiring cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)31948.
    PubMed    


  1003. AHMAD U, McCurry KR
    Commentary: Living-donor lobar lung transplantation-An elegant solution to organ shortage.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31881.
    PubMed    


  1004. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: Indexing the nutritional status of cardiac surgery patients: proof is in the pudding.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31896.
    PubMed    


  1005. CHITWOOD WR JR
    Commentary: When does the early death risk become constant after a mitral valve operation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31871.
    PubMed    


  1006. CHATTERJEE S
    Commentary: "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future"-Use of the Prognostic Nutritional Index for cardiac surgery outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31817.
    PubMed    


  1007. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Commentary: Two-year outcomes after surgical aortic valve replacement with a new bioprostheses-The data are still good!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31815.
    PubMed    


  1008. KURLANSKY P
    Commentary: The future of heart valve surgery: Transcutaneous aortic valve replacement and beyond.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31822.
    PubMed    


  1009. LEE SI, Ko KP, Choi CH, Park CH, et al
    Does the prognostic nutritional index have a predictive role in the outcomes of adult cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31843.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1010. CAO C, Louie BE, Melfi F, Veronesi G, et al
    Outcomes of major complications after robotic anatomic pulmonary resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31809.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1011. LAU C, Girardi LN
    Commentary: An equal opportunity to survive-Previous cardiac surgery is not a contraindication to type A dissection repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31807.
    PubMed    


  1012. BALACHANDRAN P, Schaff HV, Lahr BD, Nguyen A, et al
    Preoperative left atrial volume index is associated with postoperative outcomes in mitral valve repair for chronic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31777.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1013. FUKUNAGA N, Rao V
    Do not forget late aortic pseudoaneurysm after heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31593.
    PubMed    


  1014. TOKUNO J, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Nakao M, Matsuda T, et al
    Resection Process Map: A novel dynamic simulation system for pulmonary resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)31769.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1015. AXTELL AL, Moonsamy P, Melnitchouk S, Jassar AS, et al
    Starting elective cardiac surgery after 3 pm does not impact patient morbidity, mortality, or hospital costs.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)31762.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1016. RANKIN JS, Lerner DJ, Braid-Forbes MJ, McCrea MM, et al
    Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation concomitant to coronary-artery bypass grafting provides cost-effective mortality reduction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31755.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1017. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    Commentary: The next giant leap forward-Long-term outcomes after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31750.
    PubMed    


  1018. WICK A, Beckmann A, Nemeth A, Conradi L, et al
    Cardiac surgery residents training in Germany-Status quo and future prospects.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31743.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1019. RAMAN V, Jawitz OK, Yang CJ, Voigt SL, et al
    Outcomes of surgery versus chemoradiotherapy in patients with clinical or pathologic stage N3 non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31760.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1020. ENGELHARDT KE, Coughlin JM, DeCamp MM, Denlinger CE, et al
    Survival after adjuvant radiation therapy in localized small cell lung cancer treated with complete resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31758.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1021. CARREL T, Reineke D, Taggart DP
    Commentary: Treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease in patients with diabetes: Advocating for the best strategy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31739.
    PubMed    


  1022. DAGENAIS F, Moront MG, Brown WM, Reardon MJ, et al
    Safety, efficacy, and hemodynamic performance of a stented bovine pericardial aortic valve bioprosthesis: Two-year analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31756.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1023. FERRARIS VA
    Commentary: Are you too thin or too fat to have an open-chest cardiac operation? Probably not, but there are risks that you should know about.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)31709.
    PubMed    


  1024. GAMBARDELLA I, Gaudino MFL, Antoniou GA, Rahouma M, et al
    Single- versus multidose cardioplegia in adult cardiac surgery patients: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)31701.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1025. PATEL VS, Lee R
    Commentary: Is surgical ablation concomitant with coronary artery bypass grafting cost-effective? No answers, just questions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)31725.
    PubMed    


  1026. JAGGERS J
    Commentary: This is your brain, and this is your brain on deep hypothermic cardiac arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:893-894.
    PubMed    


  1027. IVANOV YY, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: A rare intracaval mass with intracardiac extension: A value of frozen section revisited?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e103-e104.
    PubMed    


  1028. KOZOWER BD
    Commentary: Humpty Dumpty and creative autotransplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e125.
    PubMed    



  1029. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:861-862.
    PubMed    



  1030. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:961-962.
    PubMed    


  1031. MODY GN
    Commentary: Readmissions after complex general thoracic surgery: Can we catch them before they fall?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:943-944.
    PubMed    


  1032. MOSCA RS
    Commentary: The Achilles' heel of the stage 1 palliation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:863-864.
    PubMed    


  1033. MYERS PO
    Commentary: Cerebral protection during pediatric circulatory arrest, from bench to bedside.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:891-892.
    PubMed    


  1034. KALFA D
    Commentary: To valve, or not to valve-That is the stage I question.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:865-866.
    PubMed    


  1035. KLAPPER JA
    Commentary: Failing grades.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:965.
    PubMed    


  1036. KAVARANA MN
    Commentary: Will the fourth dimension guide us toward the "perfect" Norwood arch reconstruction?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e119-e120.
    PubMed    


  1037. BACHA EA
    Commentary: Single-ventricle reconstruction: Chronicle of a death foretold?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:843-844.
    PubMed    


  1038. ANSELMI A, Beneux X, Nesseler N
    Commentary: Relativity of time in biological systems and stratification of operative risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:803-804.
    PubMed    


  1039. NELSON DB, Rice DC, Mitchell KG, Tsao AS, et al
    Return to intended oncologic treatment after surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:924-929.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1040. HAMAJI M, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Date H
    Completion pneumonectomy and auto-transplantation for bronchopleural fistula.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e121-e123.
    PubMed    


  1041. KUMAR TKS, Zurakowski D, Briceno-Medina M, Shah A, et al
    Experience of a single institution with femoral vein homograft as right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit in stage 1 Norwood operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:853-862.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1042. SUZUKI K, Saji H, Aokage K, Watanabe SI, et al
    Comparison of pulmonary segmentectomy and lobectomy: Safety results of a randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:895-907.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1043. D'ANGELO AM, van Boxtel BS, Wu IY, Smith CR, et al
    Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest for resection of a right atrial accessory hepatic lobe.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e101-e102.
    PubMed    


  1044. TU LN, Timms AE, Kibiryeva N, Bittel D, et al
    Transcriptome profiling reveals activation of inflammation and apoptosis in the neonatal striatum after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:882-890.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  1045. LISKO J, Grubb KJ
    Commentary: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement durability-Wouldn't it be nice if we were older?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)31681.
    PubMed    


  1046. GUIHAIRE J, Bosse C, Nottin R
    Reply: Limb ischemia after internal thoracic artery harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting is prevented by bypass from the ascending aorta to bilateral femoral arteries in patients with Leriche syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31418.
    PubMed    


  1047. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Outcomes in patients with solid organ transplants undergoing cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1048. SPANJERSBERG AJ, Ottervanger JP, Nierich AP, Speekenbrink RGH, et al
    Implementation of a specific safety check is associated with lower postoperative mortality in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31648.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1049. JIANG L, Huang W, Liu J, Harris K, et al
    Endosonography with lymph node sampling for restaging the mediastinum in lung cancer: A systematic review and pooled data analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31649.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1050. YAMAMICHI T, Shimada Y, Masuno R, Ohira T, et al
    Association between F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose uptake of noncancerous lung area and acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia in patients with lung cancer after resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31659.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1051. HARLAAR N, Verberkmoes NJ, van der Voort PH, Trines SA, et al
    Clamping versus nonclamping thoracoscopic box ablation in long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31672.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1052. TIAN D, Wang Y, Shiiya H, Sun CB, et al
    Outcomes of marginal donors for lung transplantation after ex vivo lung perfusion: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31641.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1053. NORTON EL, Rosati CM, Kim KM, Wu X, et al
    Is previous cardiac surgery a risk factor for open repair of acute type A aortic dissection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31647.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1054. PANI E, Kennedy G, Zheng X, Ukert B, et al
    Factors associated with nodal metastasis in 2-centimeter or less non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31643.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1055. DODGE-KHATAMI A
    Commentary: Minimally invasive approaches in congenital heart surgery-A service we owe children to help them thrive, not a gimmick to make our lives easier.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)31615.
    PubMed    


  1056. MEHAFFEY JH, Hawkins RB, Charles EJ, Thibault D, et al
    Distressed communities are associated with worse outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)31584.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1057. TAGGART DP, Thuijs DJFM, Di Giammarco G, Puskas JD, et al
    Intraoperative transit-time flow measurement and high-frequency ultrasound assessment in coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)31581.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1058. MONTISCI A, Miceli A
    Reply: Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury-Finding the gunpowder.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31392.
    PubMed    


  1059. BAKAEEN FG, Svensson LG
    Reply: Coronary artery bypass grafting may have many fathers, but one stands out.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)31416.
    PubMed    


  1060. LOPEZ-DE LA CRUZ Y, Quintero Fleites YF
    Do not forget other fathers of coronary artery bypass grafting!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)31414.
    PubMed    


  1061. ANDERSEN ND, Kirmani S, Turek JW
    Commentary: Shunted single-ventricle neonatal ventricular-assist device support: Are we nearing a consensus strategy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e71-e72.
    PubMed    


  1062. VANDENDRIESSCHE K, Nevens F, Van Cleemput J, Van Raemdonck D, et al
    Commentary: Hepatitis: A way to make organ donation go viral?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:554-555.
    PubMed    


  1063. EMANI SM
    Lessons learned from Melody valve retrieved at transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e74-e75.
    PubMed    


  1064. SHANEWISE JS
    Commentary: How does the right ventricle look?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:490-491.
    PubMed    


  1065. BROWN ML, Fynn-Thompson F
    Commentary: Between the devil and the deep blue sea: A new palliation for high-risk neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e65-e66.
    PubMed    



  1066. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:628-629.
    PubMed    


  1067. ANTONOFF MB
    Commentary: Differential foregut function based on type of lung disease-Does it really matter?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:630-631.
    PubMed    


  1068. CARRIER M
    A new tool to assess frailty.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e45.
    PubMed    


  1069. IKONOMIDIS JS, Menasche P, Kreisel D, Sellke FW, et al
    Attrition of the cardiothoracic surgeon-scientist: Definition of the problem and remedial strategies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:504-508.
    PubMed    


  1070. CHIU P, Goldstone AB, Fischbein MP, Woo YJ, et al
    Current evidence for prosthesis selection: What can we really say?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:368-375.
    PubMed    


  1071. VIDA V, Guariento A, Pradegan N, Stellin G, et al
    Pulmonary valve reconstruction after annular augmentation in severe forms of tetralogy of Fallot.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e53-e55.
    PubMed    


  1072. MCGUIRE AL, Vieira A, Grant K, Mayo J, et al
    Computed tomography-guided platinum microcoil lung surgery: A cross-sectional study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:594-600.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1073. VILLA CR, Lorts A, Riggs KW, Alten J, et al
    How small can you go? A 2.5-kg infant with pulmonary atresia and coronary atresia bridged to cardiac transplantation with a paracorporeal-continuous flow ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e67-e69.
    PubMed    


  1074. MASUDA T, Mittal SK, Kovacs B, Smith MA, et al
    Foregut function before and after lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:619-629.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1075. NAKAMURA Y, Aldoss O, Ricci M
    The Konno aortoventriculoplasty after the Bentall procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e49-e50.
    PubMed    


  1076. LATUS H, Lederle A, Khalil M, Kerst G, et al
    Evaluation of pulmonary endothelial function in Fontan patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:523-531.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  1077. WOODS RK
    Commentary: Conduits and congenital heart surgery-ka-ching and more ka-ching.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)31519.
    PubMed    


  1078. HUI DS, Lee R
    Treatment of postoperative atrial fibrillation: The long road ahead.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)31175.
    PubMed    


  1079. MAEDA K, Dykes JC
    Commentary: Improving donor size matching in pediatric heart transplantation-Moving beyond body weight.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31488.
    PubMed    


  1080. KAVARANA MN
    Commentary: The hourglass tricuspid valve annuloplasty during a Norwood procedure-Bridging the gap.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31485.
    PubMed    


  1081. MORI M, Yousef S, Pichert M, Vinholo TF, et al
    Elevated risk of death persists beyond 30 days after mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31482.
    PubMed    


  1082. PARK WK, Kim DH, Kwak YT, Cho SH, et al
    Double-chambered left ventricle discovered in patient with ruptured left ventricular aneurysm after myocardial infarction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31413.
    PubMed    


  1083. KANNO K, Ikai A, Murata M, Sakamoto K, et al
    The interannular bridge: A new technique for the management of tricuspid regurgitation in hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)31399.
    PubMed    


  1084. SHEMIN RJ
    Commentary: del Nido versus blood cardioplegia for aortic valve replacement: The choice is yours. Proceed with caution.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31408.
    PubMed    


  1085. SCOTT JP
    Commentary: Thromboprophylaxis after congenital cardiac surgery-Time for evidence-based guidelines.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31390.
    PubMed    


  1086. ECKHAUSER A
    Commentary: Who wins after renal replacement therapy in congenital heart surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31397.
    PubMed    


  1087. XU M, Song L, Tao L, Xiao H, et al
    Surgical repair of a quadricuspid aortic valve associated with a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31404.
    PubMed    


  1088. MULLAN CW, Pichert MD, Geirsson A
    Effects of blood transfusions on transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31182.
    PubMed    


  1089. WOLSKY RM, Rankin JS, Meza JM, Hughes GC, et al
    Geometric ring annuloplasty for bicuspid aortic valve repair in a child.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)31340.
    PubMed    


  1090. FERRARIS VA
    Acute kidey injury risks during cardiac operations are too numerous to count? Could a single actionable variable be the answer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31201.
    PubMed    


  1091. KAYAWAKE H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Hamaji M, Nakajima D, et al
    Acquired recipient pulmonary function is better than lost donor pulmonary function in living-donor lobar lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31354.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1092. OSMAN M, Parizkova B, Barker A, Nashef SAM, et al
    Mitral valve replacement through left atrial appendage 28 years after right pneumonectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31366.
    PubMed    


  1093. MCCARTHY PM, Davidson CJ, Kruse J, Lerner DJ, et al
    Prevalence of atrial fibrillation before cardiac surgery and factors associated with concomitant ablation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)31361.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1094. ARORA RC, Kehler DS
    Commentary: A "shoot first (with anti-psychotics) and ask questions later" approach is not appropriate for the management of delirium after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)31174.
    PubMed    


  1095. ORTEGA-LOUBON C, Jorge-Monjas P, Tamayo E
    Acute kidney injury after adult cardiac surgery: Trying to find the magic gun.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)31159.
    PubMed    


  1096. PACINI D, Murana G
    "Sensitivity" and "specificity" reduction of blood transfusion after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is that all that matters?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)31181.
    PubMed    


  1097. ROCHA RV, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Do we need to block beta-blockers in aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)31193.
    PubMed    


  1098. FERKET BS, Thourani VH, Voisine P, Hohmann SF, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafting plus mitral valve repair versus coronary artery bypass grafting alone for moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)31332.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1099. RIGGS KW, Giannini CM, Szugye N, Woods J, et al
    Time for evidence-based, standardized donor size matching for pediatric heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)31329.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1100. DONINGTON JS, Martin LW
    Commentary: The need to RIOT (return to intended oncologic treatment) after lung cancer surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:287-288.
    PubMed    


  1101. REECE TB, Aftab M
    Commentary: More is more: Root stabilization for regurgitant aortic valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:24.
    PubMed    


  1102. MOLINA JC, Liberman M
    Commentary: Pulling an entire lung out of a small incision-Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical pneumonectomy, the final frontier in minimally invasive thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:267-268.
    PubMed    



  1103. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:180-181.
    PubMed    


  1104. CAMERON RB
    Commentary: Thoracoscopic versus open pneumonectomy-Is the last minimally-invasive frontier living up to the hype?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:265-266.
    PubMed    


  1105. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Mechanical circulatory support for cardiac retransplantation-The debate continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:182-183.
    PubMed    


  1106. BACHA EA
    Commentary: The Norwood operation from 1982 to 2019: Continued surgical triumph or stagnation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:230-231.
    PubMed    


  1107. SMITH CR
    Commentary: Massachusetts exceptionalism.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:125-126.
    PubMed    


  1108. BOVE EL
    Commentary: The Norwood operation: Can we modify the nonmodifiable?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:232-233.
    PubMed    


  1109. WINLAW DS
    Commentary: Radical ostioplasty: The way to restore flow after arterial switch operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:e21-e22.
    PubMed    



  1110. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:121-124.
    PubMed    


  1111. MASCIO CE, Irons ML, Ittenbach RF, Gaynor JW, et al
    Thirty years and 1663 consecutive Norwood procedures: Has survival plateaued?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:220-229.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1112. BREMNER RM
    Salutogenesis and the art of sustainability: Help from the 3 C's.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:315-322.
    PubMed    


  1113. SANCHEZ JE, Takayama H, Ando M, Han J, et al
    Outcomes of bridge to cardiac retransplantation in the contemporary mechanical circulatory support era.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:171-181.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1114. BURT BM
    A year at the forefront of general thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:248-251.
    PubMed    


    June 2019
  1115. BOATENG P, Bolman RM 3rd, Zilla P
    Cardiac surgery for the forgotten millions: The way forward. Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance (CSIA) Site Selection Criteria.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)31320.
    PubMed    


  1116. SANETRA K, Gerber W, Shrestha R, Domaradzki W, et al
    The del Nido versus cold blood cardioplegia in aortic valve replacement: A randomized trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31321.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1117. SANO S, Ishigami S, Sano T
    New era of heart failure therapy in pediatrics: Cardiac stem cell therapy on the start line.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31088.
    PubMed    


  1118. GHOREISHI M, Sundt TM, Cameron DE, Holmes SD, et al
    Factors associated with acute stroke after type A aortic dissection repair: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31213.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1119. ROCHA RV, Yanagawa B, Hussain MA, Tu JV, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in moderate renal failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31206.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1120. TAM DY, Rocha RV, Wijeysundera HC, Austin PC, et al
    Surgical valve selection in the era of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1121. GILLINOV M, Soltesz EG
    Commentary: Atrial fibrillation after aortic valve replacement: Predict, prevent, protect.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31198.
    PubMed    


  1122. CHATTERJEE S
    Commentary: The enhanced recovery train is leaving the station-Compliance with phase of care guidelines is associated with earlier extubation and shorter length of stay as part of an enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery program.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31177.
    PubMed    


  1123. GREASON KL, Blackstone EH, Rajeswaran J, Lowry AM, et al
    Inter- and intrasite variability of mortality and stroke for sites performing both surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic valve stenosis in intermediate-risk patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31209.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1124. VORISEK CN, Sleeper LA, Piekarski B, Lu M, et al
    High-dose heparin is associated with higher bleeding and thrombosis rates in pediatric patients following cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)31211.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1125. ORTEGA-LOUBON C, Fierro I, Tamayo E
    Should kidney oxygen saturation be monitored to prevent acute kidney injury after adult cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)31109.
    PubMed    


  1126. SAITTO G, Castelvecchio S, Arcidiacono C, Menicanti L, et al
    Surgical ventricular restoration and mitral valve replacement in a pediatric patient with complex congenital heart disease and malignant ventricular arrhythmias.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)31034.
    PubMed    


  1127. BROWN KL, Ridout D, Pagel C, Wray J, et al
    Incidence and risk factors for important early morbidities associated with pediatric cardiac surgery in a UK population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)31166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1128. HWANG HY, Yeom SY, Park EA, Lee W, et al
    Serial cardiac magnetic resonance imaging after surgical coronary revascularization for left ventricular dysfunction.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(19)31165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1129. GRANT MC, Isada T, Ruzankin P, Whitman G, et al
    Results from an enhanced recovery program for cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)31136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1130. ELBATARNY M, Tam DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Nuisance or nemesis? Postoperative atrial fibrillation increases long-term mortality regardless of sex.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jun 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)31161.
    PubMed    


  1131. KIM DS, Newburger JW, Bellinger DC, Russell MW, et al
    Failure to validate association of mannose-binding lectin deficiency with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infants.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e397-e398.
    PubMed    


  1132. NAKATSU T, Minakata K, Tanaka S, Minatoya K, et al
    Intermediate-term outcomes of aortic valve replacement with bioprosthetic or mechanical valves in patients on hemodialysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2177-2186.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1133. BREMNER RM
    Commentary: No flow? Quick, re-sew.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e423-e424.
    PubMed    


  1134. CHIKWE J
    The bioprosthetic versus mechanical valve debate: Unwinnable and increasingly irrelevant?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e358.
    PubMed    


  1135. BERMUDEZ CA
    Commentary: Vienna calling-How extracorporeal life support is used as a bridge to lung transplant.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2526-2527.
    PubMed    


  1136. LO RITO M
    Commentary: "Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?"-What we should be using to look at vasoplegia?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2441-2442.
    PubMed    


  1137. BHAMA JK
    Commentary: Timing is everything!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2325-2326.
    PubMed    


  1138. GORDON EE, Jaquiss RDB
    Back to the drawing board.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e398-e399.
    PubMed    


  1139. BACKER CL
    Commentary: Vasoplegia-Be prepared!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2443.
    PubMed    



  1140. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2323-2324.
    PubMed    


  1141. BEN ALI W, Liberman M, Perrault LP
    Commentary: Prehabilitation for increasing ventilatory efficiency before lung resection: Amazing concept, but we're not there yet!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2513-2514.
    PubMed    


  1142. SPICER JD
    Commentary: The path to prophylaxis for predictable palpitations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2500-2501.
    PubMed    


  1143. UGALDE FIGUEROA PA, Weksler B
    Commentary: Transdiaphragmatic omental flap without thoracotomy for bronchopleural fistula.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e417.
    PubMed    


  1144. ANTONOFF MB
    Commentary: Predicting patients at risk for complications after thoracic surgery-Application in the era of enhanced recovery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2502-2503.
    PubMed    


  1145. GRUBER PJ
    Genetic association studies: Is non-replication failure or progress?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e399-e400.
    PubMed    


  1146. PEER SM, Yerebakan C
    Commentary: Postoperative time to arrest-A new metric?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e407-e408.
    PubMed    


  1147. GAUTHIER JM, Li W, Kreisel D
    Commentary: T cells regulate lung transplant rejection in mice and men.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2538-2539.
    PubMed    


  1148. WHEATLEY GH 3RD
    Commentary: All aboard the transcatheter express-Road map for surgeons to develop expertise in catheter-based treatment of structural heart disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2377-2378.
    PubMed    


  1149. PERCY ED, Hirji SA, Kaneko T, Pelletier MP, et al
    Patient-reported outcomes: How to advance the minimally invasive debate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e355-e356.
    PubMed    


  1150. BURGOS LM, Seoane L, Parodi JB, Espinoza J, et al
    Postoperative atrial fibrillation is associated with higher scores on predictive indices.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2279-2286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1151. SIEMENI T, Knofel AK, Ius F, Sommer W, et al
    Transplant arteriosclerosis in humanized mice reflects chronic lung allograft dysfunction and is controlled by regulatory T cells.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2528-2537.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1152. MASTROPIETRO CW, Amula V, Sassalos P, Buckley JR, et al
    Characteristics and operative outcomes for children undergoing repair of truncus arteriosus: A contemporary multicenter analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2386-2398.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  1153. BRUNO VD
    Commentary: Another step in the journey toward the "perfect" mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)31128.
    PubMed    


  1154. NCHO BE, Pierce EL, Bloodworth CH 4th, Imai A, et al
    Optimized mitral annuloplasty ring design reduces loading in the posterior annulus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)31149.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1155. ASAI T
    Commentary: Ischemic left ventricular dysfunction needs durable complete surgical coronary revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)31148.
    PubMed    


  1156. KILIC A
    Commentary: Duration of brain death and heart transplant outcomes: The devil is in the detail.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)31123.
    PubMed    


  1157. ANTUNES MJ
    Commentary: Mitral valvuloplasty rings: Do they make the difference?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)31122.
    PubMed    


  1158. HARANO T, Haidar G, Schaheen L, Morrell MR, et al
    Successful lung transplantation from a hepatitis C RNA-positive donor to a hepatitis C treatment-experienced recipient with cystic fibrosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31105.
    PubMed    


  1159. PREVENTZA O, Anton J, Bracey A
    Commentary: Can we make autologous blood transfusion a reality in high-risk cardiac surgery cases?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31117.
    PubMed    


  1160. KOZOWER BD
    Commentary: Invasive mediastinal staging for patients with lung cancer-We need to do better!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31112.
    PubMed    


  1161. FARJAH F, Silvestri GA, Wood DE
    Commentary: Invasive mediastinal staging for lung cancer-Quality gap, evidence gap, both?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31113.
    PubMed    


  1162. KITAHARA H, Edelman JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: From 2-dimensional to 3-dimensional-Tailor-made transcatheter aortic valve replacement to minimize complications.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31102.
    PubMed    


  1163. ATTIA T, Halkos ME
    Commentary: Reinventing the wheel: Off- versus on-pump redo coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31095.
    PubMed    


  1164. KRISHNASWAMY A, Kapadia SR, Suri R
    Commentary: Avoiding danger-Addressing the specter of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31101.
    PubMed    


  1165. BADHWAR V, Alkhouli M, Mack MJ, Thourani VH, et al
    Surgical and transcatheter therapy for secondary mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30956.
    PubMed    


  1166. CHANG WT, Ho CH, Chang CL, Cheng BC, et al
    Influence of warfarin on cardiac and cerebrovascular events following bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A nationwide cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31036.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1167. HEITKEMPER M, Hatoum H, Azimian A, Yeats B, et al
    Modeling risk of coronary obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31030.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1168. IDREES JJ, Roselli EE, Blackstone EH, Lowry AM, et al
    Risk of adding prophylactic aorta replacement to a cardiac operation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31039.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1169. FILARDO G, Ailawadi G, Pollock BD, da Graca B, et al
    Postoperative atrial fibrillation: Sex-specific characteristics and effect on survival.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31037.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1170. WORRALL N, Brevig J, Jin R, Gluckman T, et al
    Reduction in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery mortality and morbidity during a 3-year multicenter quality improvement project.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31014.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1171. AXTELL AL, Moonsamy P, Melnitchouk S, Tolis G, et al
    Preoperative predictors of new-onset prolonged atrial fibrillation after surgical aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1172. JOHNSTON LE, Thiele RH, Hawkins RB, Downs EA, et al
    Goal-directed resuscitation following cardiac surgery reduces acute kidney injury: A quality initiative pre-post analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31029.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1173. PACINI D, Murana G
    Commentary: Are worse clinical outcomes (after transcatheter aortic valve replacement) associated with red blood cell transfusion? The chicken or the egg dilemma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31003.
    PubMed    


  1174. HOBBS R, Si MS
    Commentary: Using microRNAs as biomarkers in pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31007.
    PubMed    


  1175. LOOR G, Parulekar A, Smith M
    Evaluation of the INSPIRE trial and its implications for lung transplantation with normothermic portable ex vivo lung perfusion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31016.
    PubMed    


  1176. DAVIES RR
    Commentary: The end of the beginning: The evolving role of mechanical circulatory support in children with heart failure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31022.
    PubMed    


  1177. D'ONOFRIO A, Salizzoni S, Filippini C, Tessari C, et al
    Surgical aortic valve replacement with new-generation bioprostheses: Sutureless versus rapid-deployment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30977.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1178. SCHWARZ S, Muckenhuber M, Benazzo A, Beer L, et al
    Interobserver variability impairs radiologic grading of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30974.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1179. RUFA MI, Ursulescu A, Nagib R, Shanmuganathan S, et al
    Off-pump versus on-pump redo coronary artery bypass grafting: A propensity score analysis of long-term follow-up.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30971.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1180. NELSON DB, Tayob N, Nguyen QN, Erasmus J, et al
    Local failure after stereotactic body radiation therapy or wedge resection for colorectal pulmonary metastases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30972.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1181. STOPPE C, Whitlock R, Arora RC, Heyland DK, et al
    Nutrition support in cardiac surgery patients: Be calm and feed on!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)30969.
    PubMed    


  1182. OSAROGIAGBON RU, Lee YS, Faris NR, Ray MA, et al
    Invasive mediastinal staging for resected non-small cell lung cancer in a population-based cohort.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)30968.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1183. MOHANAKUMAR T, Sharma M, Bansal S, Ravichandran R, et al
    A novel mechanism for immune regulation after human lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2096-2106.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  1184. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1848.
    PubMed    


  1185. BOUMA W, Gorman RC
    Commentary: Three-dimensional P3 tethering angle at the heart of future surgical decision making in ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1806-1807.
    PubMed    



  1186. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1873-1875.
    PubMed    


  1187. GAUDINO M
    Fruit salad.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e254-e255.
    PubMed    


  1188. SHAH A, Kaczorowski DJ
    Minimally invasive durable mechanical circulatory support: Don't hit them while they're down.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e269-e270.
    PubMed    



  1189. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1902-1903.
    PubMed    


  1190. LOCKER C
    Apples remain apples NO matter what.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e255-e256.
    PubMed    



  1191. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1887-1888.
    PubMed    


  1192. TOMSIC A, Palmen M, Klautz RJM
    The devil is in the details, not the ring.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e249-e250.
    PubMed    


  1193. LOU B, Zhou C
    Remote ischemic preconditioning induces neuroprotection assessed by cerebral magnetic resonance imaging: Essential role of blood pressure and hemoglobin levels.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e256-e257.
    PubMed    


  1194. MCCLURKEN JB
    Commentary: The unclosable chest-When going negative is positive and can bring closure: Negative-pressure wound therapy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1904.
    PubMed    


  1195. LOCKER C
    Commentary: If RITA did not exist, it would be necessary to invent it so if you can't beat them join them.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1826-1828.
    PubMed    


  1196. CARRIER M, Lamarche Y
    Commentary: My patients heart needs surgery, but the rest of his body... not so sure: Operative indications and options in frail patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1910-1911.
    PubMed    


  1197. WEI LM, Roberts HG, Badhwar V
    Commentary: Ascending to the summit of robotic hybrid revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1839-1840.
    PubMed    


  1198. WEI LM, Roberts HG, Badhwar V
    Commentary: Does a stitch in time still save nine? Sutureless valves take aim at the proverb.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1783-1784.
    PubMed    


  1199. DOENST T, Richter M
    Commentary: Paravalvular leaks in valve replacement: Do we need to blow the whistle?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1793-1794.
    PubMed    


  1200. LANDOLFO K, Patel P
    Commentary: Blood from a stone: Should we use low-ejection fraction donors for transplantation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1878-1879.
    PubMed    


  1201. MCKELLAR SH
    Commentary: When will we learn from using donor hearts with decreased ventricular function?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1876-1877.
    PubMed    


  1202. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Perfection is the enemy of good: Pushing the boundaries of donor heart criteria.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1880.
    PubMed    


  1203. OVERMAN DM
    Commentary: Knowing when we are doing harm: Is glial fibrillary acidic protein a game changer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2003-2004.
    PubMed    


  1204. CAMERON RB
    Commentary: Optimal approach for pulmonary lobectomy: Open versus thoracoscopic versus robotic-Surgeon's choice?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2027-2028.
    PubMed    


  1205. LIBERMAN M
    Commentary: "Proceed to and follow the highlighted route"-Thoracic surgical Waze is here.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2036-2037.
    PubMed    


  1206. PREDINA JD, Newton AD, Corbett C, Shin M, et al
    Near-infrared intraoperative imaging for minimally invasive pulmonary metastasectomy for sarcomas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2061-2069.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1207. KAMEL MK, Lee B, Harrison S, Port JL, et al
    Do the surgical results in the National Lung Screening Trial reflect modern thoracic surgical practice?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2038-2046.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1208. PAWALE A, Itagaki S, Parikh A, Pinney SP, et al
    Mitral valve repair for severe mitral valve regurgitation during left ventricular assist device implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1841-1848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  1209. CONTI VR
    Commentary: Can coronary artery fistulae be an indication for transarterial aortic valve replacement over surgical aortic valve replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30952.
    PubMed    


  1210. LO RITO M
    Commentary: Are microRNAs the new wave of biomarkers in congenital heart surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30957.
    PubMed    


  1211. HOLST KA
    Commentary: Obesity and atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: The weight continues.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30949.
    PubMed    


  1212. JAWITZ OK, Raman V, Barac YD, Anand J, et al
    Influence of donor brain death duration on outcomes following heart transplantation: A United Network for Organ Sharing Registry analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30959.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1213. ZARBOCK A, Engelman DT
    Commentary: Should goal-directed fluid therapy be used in every cardiac surgery patient to prevent acute kidney injury?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)30940.
    PubMed    


  1214. SINGH A, Huang X, Dai L, Wyler D, et al
    Right ventricular function is reduced during cardiac surgery independent of procedural characteristics, reoperative status, or pericardiotomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30930.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1215. VERVOORT D, Meuris B, Meyns B, Verbrugghe P, et al
    Global cardiac surgery: Access to cardiac surgical care around the world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30935.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1216. NAPPI F, Santana O, Mihos CG
    Geometric distortion of the mitral valve apparatus in ischemic mitral regurgitation: Should we really forfeit the opportunity for a complete repair?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30753.
    PubMed    


  1217. LIM JY, Kang PJ, Kim JB, Jung SH, et al
    Influence of a high-intensity staffing model in a cardiac surgery intensive care unit on postoperative clinical outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)30937.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1218. GAUDINO M, Worku B
    Commentary: We have mastered off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting technique, but not the indications for it.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30922.
    PubMed    


  1219. FOLINO G, Bernardinello V, Carrozzini M, Bejko J, et al
    Transfemoral aortic valve replacement as a solution in aortic valve stenosis and coronary artery fistulas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30920.
    PubMed    


  1220. ALI H, Cappato R
    Commentary: Obesity and cardiac surgery-Double trouble for the surgeon and arrhythmologist.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30913.
    PubMed    


  1221. GRAY WH, McFadden PM
    Commentary: Evaluation of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation-It is time to teach an old dog new tricks!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30906.
    PubMed    


  1222. YANAGAWA B, Ad N, Gaudino MF
    Commentary: Postoperative atrial fibrillation can last years? Oh snap!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30923.
    PubMed    


  1223. GROCOTT HP
    Commentary: Optimizing cerebral oxygenation in cardiac surgery: Neurocognitive and perioperative outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)30880.
    PubMed    


  1224. KITAHARA H, Edelman JJ, Thourani VH
    Commentary: Blood transfusions in transcatheter aortic valve replacement-Less is more.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)30887.
    PubMed    


  1225. BARAC YD, Josefson EK, Saute M, Gorphil D, et al
    Comprehensive assessment of frailty score as a tool to assess potential recovery in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)30598.
    PubMed    


  1226. CHEN SW, Lee HA, Chien-Chia Wu V
    Minimizing the gap between expectations and reality of mitral valve repair in infective endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)30678.
    PubMed    


  1227. STOICA SC, Dorobantu DM, Vardeu A, Biglino G, et al
    MicroRNAs as potential biomarkers in congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30740.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1228. NAIMO PS, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: White matter injury and heart surgery-Will we get to the heart of the matter?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30747.
    PubMed    


  1229. LOBDELL KW, Engelman DT
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery, nutrition, and recovery-First define the problem.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30743.
    PubMed    


  1230. MAHLE WT
    Commentary: Window of brain protection after congenital heart surgery-Is it still open?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30748.
    PubMed    


  1231. ENTWISTLE JWC 3RD
    Commentary: The evolving management of primary graft dysfunction in heart transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30765.
    PubMed    


  1232. CARRIER M, Lamarche Y
    Commentary: From primary graft dysfunction to delayed graft function after heart transplantation with veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: A life-saving approach!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30766.
    PubMed    


  1233. MICHALAK KW, Wernovsky G, Moll M, Anderson RH, et al
    The black swan: Unique coronary arterial anatomy observed in a patient with transposition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30771.
    PubMed    


  1234. CUI H, Schaff HV, Abel MD, Helder MRK, et al
    Left ventricular ejection hemodynamics before and after relief of outflow tract obstruction in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and valvular aortic stenosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30749.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1235. SERBAN C, Arinze JT, Starreveld R, Lanters EAH, et al
    The impact of obesity on early postoperative atrial fibrillation burden.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)30751.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1236. HAGE A, Hage F, Chu MWA
    Cardiac surgery residency and transcatheter aortic valve replacement: "What happened to my aortic valve replacement?"
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)30737.
    PubMed    


  1237. NISHIMURA RA, O'Gara PT, Bavaria JE, Brindis RG, et al
    2019 AATS/ACC/ASE/SCAI/STS expert consensus systems of care document: A proposal to optimize care for patients with valvular heart disease: A joint report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Cardiology, American Socie
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)30668.
    PubMed    


  1238. OHNO N, Hassanabad AF, Fedak PWM
    Minimally invasive cardiac surgery presents challenges for design of randomized clinical trials.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e133-e134.
    PubMed    


  1239. NAIR SK
    Objective assessment of clinical benefit with ministernotomy more important than anecdotal clinical experience of surgeons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e132-e133.
    PubMed    


  1240. WEI B
    Commentary: Going the distance: The effect of margin length on local recurrence after wedge resection for colorectal metastases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1656-1657.
    PubMed    


  1241. FALCOZ PE
    Commentary: Too old or not too old, that is the question: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery is (part of) the answer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1668-1669.
    PubMed    


  1242. MURZI M, Miceli A
    Commentary: Exploring the learning process in aortic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1369.
    PubMed    



  1243. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1541-1542.
    PubMed    


  1244. GOLDMAN S
    Commentary: To ablate or not, where lies the risk?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1529-1530.
    PubMed    


  1245. HOSSEINIAN L, Reich DL
    Commentary: What makes a cardiac surgical intensive care unit safe after midnight?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1543-1544.
    PubMed    


  1246. FRICKE TA, Konstantinov IE
    Commentary: A paradox of remote ischemic preconditioning: Remote understanding, remote relevance, and remote future?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1477-1478.
    PubMed    


  1247. DI MAURO M, Di Baldassarre A
    Commentary: Undress to redress internal thoracic artery could be the key!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1503-1504.
    PubMed    


  1248. JOYCE DL
    Commentary: See 1-simulate 10,000-do 1; teach 1.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1575.
    PubMed    


  1249. BEDEIR K, Kaneko T, Aranki S
    Commentary: From the aorta to the femoral artery and back again: An iconic round trip.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1402-1403.
    PubMed    


  1250. YUH DD
    Commentary: Mitral repair in symptom-free patients with normal ventricles: Becoming the new normal?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1440-1441.
    PubMed    


  1251. GLOWER DD
    Commentary: Following the guidelines: Life in the real world.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1442-1443.
    PubMed    


  1252. EDELMAN JJ, Rogers T, Khan JM, Thourani VH, et al
    Commentary: Limiting paravalvular regurgitation after TAVR: Is better understanding of imaging the solution?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1416-1417.
    PubMed    


  1253. TAM DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Seeing is believing: Quality assurance with endovascular scopes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e187-e188.
    PubMed    


  1254. BINAY SAFER V, Yilmaz F, Safer U
    Sarcopenia and heart valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e199.
    PubMed    


  1255. OKAMURA H, Kimura N, Tanno K, Mieno M, et al
    How is preoperative sarcopenia assessed in patients undergoing heart valve surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e199-e200.
    PubMed    


  1256. LOBO FILHO JG, Lobo Filho HG, Pimentel MD
    Saphenous vein as secondary conduit in a Y-composite graft with the left internal thoracic artery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e195-e196.
    PubMed    


  1257. NAPPI F, Attias D, Avtaar Singh SS, Prot V, et al
    Finite element analysis applied to the transcatheter mitral valve therapy: Studying the present, imagining the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e149-e151.
    PubMed    


  1258. MORI M, Geirsson A
    Operator expertise between apples and oranges of the Mini-Stern trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e131-e132.
    PubMed    


  1259. KIM WK, Kim HJ, Kim JB, Jung SH, et al
    Concomitant ablation of atrial fibrillation in rheumatic mitral valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1519-1528.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1260. REECE TB
    Commentary: Beyond appropriate use, excluding the useless.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1465.
    PubMed    


    March 2019
  1261. BARBERINI L, Montisci A, Cerri A, Miceli A, et al
    Commentary: Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery-Is the "-omics" way the right way?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)30726.
    PubMed    


  1262. UYSAL S, Lin HM, Trinh M, Park CH, et al
    Optimizing cerebral oxygenation in cardiac surgery: A randomized controlled trial examining neurocognitive and perioperative outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)30710.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1263. BRESCIA AA, Wu X, Paone G, Heung M, et al
    Effect of sex on nadir hematocrit and rates of acute kidney injury in coronary artery bypass.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)30716.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1264. MULLER MORAN HR, Maguire D, Maguire D, Kowalski S, et al
    Association of earlier extubation and postoperative delirium after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 29. pii: S0022-5223(19)30721.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1265. KOLTE D, Beale C, Aronow HD, Kennedy KF, et al
    Trends and outcomes of red blood cell transfusion in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the United States.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1266. EIKELBOOM R, Arora RC
    Commentary: Getting to the heart of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30713.
    PubMed    


  1267. BOOTH K, Dark JH
    Commentary: Pseudoaneurysm aortopathy after heart transplantation-A link too far?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30715.
    PubMed    


  1268. MOORE CB, Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Klapper J, et al
    Challenging 30-day mortality as a site-specific quality metric in non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30702.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1269. OKAMURA H, Miyagawa A, Kitada Y, Arakawa M, et al
    Combined thoracoabdominal aortic repair and coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with impaired left ventricular function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30688.
    PubMed    


  1270. LAWTON JS
    Commentary: "Isn't cardiac surgery a team sport?"
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30691.
    PubMed    


  1271. ACCOLA KD
    Commentary: Functional or secondary mitral valve regurgitation: Pathoanatomy versus etiology... changing paradigms and treatment strategies.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30696.
    PubMed    


  1272. MOHAMMADI S, Kalavrouziotis D
    Commentary: A case for getting bogged down in the details-Post-coronary artery bypass grafting atrial fibrillation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30681.
    PubMed    


  1273. NELSON DB, Mehran RJ, Mitchell KG, Correa AM, et al
    Enhanced recovery after thoracic surgery is associated with improved adjuvant chemotherapy completion for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30677.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1274. BRUNO VD, Zakkar M
    Commentary: Aortic valve sparing procedure: Is this the future of aortic root surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)30588.
    PubMed    


  1275. ANTUNES MJ
    Mitral valve repair versus replacement for infective endocarditis, again.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)30480.
    PubMed    


  1276. SHEN Z, Lin J, Teng J, Zhuang Y, et al
    Association of urinary ionomic profiles and acute kidney injury and mortality in patients after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)30563.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1277. MESHER AL, Reece TB
    Commentary: When does aortic valve repair become a root replacement?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)30578.
    PubMed    


  1278. ABAD C, Urso S, Clavo B
    New trends in cardiac surgery: Toward a less-invasive surgical procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)33436.
    PubMed    


  1279. KENT WDT, Fedak PWM
    Minimally invasive cardiac surgery and the importance of qualitative patient-centered metrics to guide innovations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30450.
    PubMed    


  1280. LUO S, Honjo O
    A bridge to heart transplant: Systemic atrioventricular valve replacement with a Melody valve in an infant with a single-ventricle physiology.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 7. pii: S0022-5223(19)30327.
    PubMed    


  1281. MORI M, Bin Mahmood SU, Zhuo H, Yousef S, et al
    Persistence of risk of death after hospital discharge to locations other than home after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)30545.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1282. YEREBAKAN C, Ozturk M, Mota L, Sinha L, et al
    Complete unroofing of the intramural coronary artery for anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: The role of commissural resuspension?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)30537.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1283. ROMER AJ, Tabbutt S, Etheridge SP, Fischbach P, et al
    Atrioventricular block after congenital heart surgery: Analysis from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1168-1177.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1284. IRIBARNE A, Leavitt BJ, Robich MP, Sardella GL, et al
    Tissue versus mechanical aortic valve replacement in younger patients: A multicenter analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)30526.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1285. GAIPOV A, Molnar MZ, Potukuchi PK, Sumida K, et al
    Predialysis coronary revascularization and postdialysis mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:976-983.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1286. BARAC YD, Wolfe W, Glower DD
    Redo mitral surgery without transcatheter options: A case of 7 consecutive mitral operations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e129.
    PubMed    


  1287. ODELL DD, Feinglass J, Engelhardt K, Papastefan S, et al
    Evaluation of adherence to the Commission on Cancer lung cancer quality measures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1219-1235.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1288. TRUSTY PM, Wei ZA, Slesnick TC, Kanter KR, et al
    The first cohort of prospective Fontan surgical planning patients with follow-up data: How accurate is surgical planning?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1146-1155.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1289. SUBRAMANIAN M, Liu J, Greenberg C, Schumacher J, et al
    Imaging Surveillance for Surgically Resected Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Is More Always Better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1205-1217.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1290. MERY CM, Zea-Vera R, Chacon-Portillo MA, Zhang W, et al
    Contemporary results after repair of partial and transitional atrioventricular septal defects.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1117-1127.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1291. BROWN CR, Khurshan F, Chen Z, Groeneveld PW, et al
    Optimal timing for heart transplantation in patients bridged with left ventricular assist devices: Is timing of the essence?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)30539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  1292. BENING C, Mazalu EA, Yaqub J, Alhussini K, et al
    Atrial contractility and fibrotic biomarkers are associated with atrial fibrillation after elective coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30515.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1293. BEDNARCZYK JM, Arora RC
    Commentary: Can a health care quality lens clarify transfusion practice in perioperative cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30517.
    PubMed    


  1294. STILES BM, Mao J, Harrison S, Lee B, et al
    Extent of lymphadenectomy is associated with oncological efficacy of sublobar resection for lung cancer </=2 cm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30533.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1295. BENAZZO A, Schwarz S, Frommlet F, Schweiger T, et al
    Twenty-year experience with extracorporeal life support as bridge to lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)30488.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1296. PULIDO JN
    Commentary: Target hemodynamic goals after cardiac surgery-Time for a paradigm shift?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)30492.
    PubMed    


  1297. BAPAT V, Tang GHL
    Fracturing surgical valves to improve hemodynamics in transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve replacement: Insanity or ingenuity?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)30486.
    PubMed    


  1298. RODRIGUEZ-CAULO EA
    More evidence favoring bioprostheses for patients older than 55 years in aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30332.
    PubMed    


  1299. IANNACONE EM, Girardi LN
    Commentary: Quality reporting for salvage cardiac surgery-A deeper dive is needed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)30463.
    PubMed    


  1300. MCCLURE RS, Fedak PWM
    Commentary: Using ex vivo modeling to validate technical innovations in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)30441.
    PubMed    


  1301. STARNES SL
    Commentary: Is the right ventricle an innocent bystander in pulmonary resection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)30436.
    PubMed    


  1302. PATEL VS, Lee R
    Commentary: Cardiac surgery in underdeveloped countries-The cart before the horse?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)30439.
    PubMed    


  1303. SCHUBERT SA, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, Fonner CE, et al
    Preoperative beta-blocker use correlates with worse outcomes in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)30350.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1304. AL-SABEQ B, Shen SS, Reardon M, Nabi F, et al
    Lightning striking twice: Redo mitral valve replacement due to recurrent cardiac sarcoma using partial autotransplantation technique.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30311.
    PubMed    


  1305. BELLER JP, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, Chancellor WZ, et al
    Impact of transfer status on real-world outcomes in nonelective cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30345.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1306. DASHWOOD MR, Loesch A
    Arterial versus venous conduits in coronary artery bypass surgery: Comparing apples with oranges.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)33160.
    PubMed    


  1307. SACKS LD, Hollander SA, Zhang Y, Ryan KR, et al
    Vasoplegia after pediatric cardiac transplantation in patients supported with a continuous flow ventricular assist device.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)30315.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1308. TISDALE JE, Jaynes HA, Watson MR, Corya AL, et al
    Amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation following esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)30309.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1309. KATZ MG, Fargnoli AS, Bridges CR, Hajjar RJ, et al
    Lentiviral-Mediated Interleukin-10 Gene Therapy for Lung Transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:817-818.
    PubMed    


  1310. D'CUNHA J
    Moving from the bench to the bedside in lung transplantation: The potential promise of endothelial progenitor cells in ischemia-reperfusion injury.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:815-816.
    PubMed    


  1311. MICHLER RE
    Surgical management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting remains controversial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:581.
    PubMed    


  1312. KIM HJ, Shim JK, Youn YN, Song JW, et al
    Influence of preoperative hemoglobin A1c on early outcomes in patients with diabetes mellitus undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(19)30300.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1313. KALFA D, LaPar D, Chai P, Bacha E, et al
    Aortic valve neocuspidization: A bright future in pediatric aortic valve surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:728.
    PubMed    


  1314. AFTAB M, Cikach FS, Zhu Y, Idrees JJ, et al
    Loeys-Dietz syndrome: Intermediate-term outcomes of medically and surgically managed patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:439-450.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1315. BEDEIR K, Kaneko T, Aranki S
    Current and evolving strategies in the management of severe mitral annular calcification.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:555-566.
    PubMed    


  1316. WOODS RK, Hraska V
    Double-orifice (DO) repair of Ebstein tricuspid valve: Just DO it!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:e51.
    PubMed    


  1317. LIU M, Juvet SC, Medin JA, Martinu T, et al
    Lentiviral interleukin-10 gene therapy: Safety and questions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:818-819.
    PubMed    


  1318. ECKHAUSER A
    Transplanting heterotaxy...out with the vague, and in the with new.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:741-742.
    PubMed    


  1319. KIM J, Lee JW
    Aortic valve neocuspidization: Oversized shoes for children?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:729.
    PubMed    


  1320. VURAL KM
    More decision-making criteria for moderate chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:580-581.
    PubMed    


  1321. WESTON JA, David EA
    Cardiothoracic surgical education research is NOT for dabblers anymore.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:829.
    PubMed    


  1322. IYENGAR AJ, d'Udekem Y
    Are we ready for cosmetic surgery on aortic arches after Norwood?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:696-698.
    PubMed    


  1323. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Mir A
    Aortic arch reconstruction in the Norwood operation: It is more than just geometry.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:708-709.
    PubMed    


  1324. HAWKINS RB, Mehaffey JH
    A delicate balance: Bleeding versus thrombosis?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:653-654.
    PubMed    


  1325. LAMY A
    Hacked by the Russians.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:643.
    PubMed    


  1326. KIRKLIN JK
    The "increased-risk donor": A plea for redefinition.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:611-612.
    PubMed    


  1327. PAGANI FD
    Centers for Disease Control "increased-risk" organ donor: Not so risky?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:613-614.
    PubMed    


  1328. MILMAN S, Ng T
    Robotic tracheobronchoplasty is feasible, but which patients truly benefit?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:801-802.
    PubMed    


  1329. SMITH CR
    Radial artery advocacy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:578-579.
    PubMed    


    January 2019
  1330. AXTELL AL, Fiedler AG, Melnitchouk S, D'Alessandro DA, et al
    Correlation of cardiopulmonary bypass duration with acute renal failure after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)30286.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1331. NAM K, Jeon Y, Kim TK, Kim KB, et al
    Intraoperative transfusion and an increased preoperative C-reactive protein level are associated with higher mortality after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)30292.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1332. ALDEA GS
    Commentary: Reassessing efficacy of treatment strategies for secondary mitral regurgitation-Combining pathoanatomic and pathophysiologic perspectives.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)30296.
    PubMed    


  1333. FORCILLO J, Watkins DA, Brooks A, Hugo-Hamman C, et al
    Making cardiac surgery feasible in African countries: Experience from Namibia, Uganda, and Zambia.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30264.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1334. DAGAN M, Butt W, d'Udekem Y, Namachivayam SP, et al
    Timing of in-hospital cardiac arrest after pediatric cardiac surgery: An important metric for quality improvement and prognostication?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30277.
    PubMed    


  1335. CHANCELLOR WZ, Mehaffey JH, Beller JP, Krebs ED, et al
    Current quality reporting methods are not adequate for salvage cardiac operations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30271.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1336. FERRARIS VA, Pezzella AT
    Commentary: Scratching the surface of sustainable cardiac surgery in sub-Saharan Africa: A voice that needs to be heard.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)30266.
    PubMed    


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    Association of postoperative blood pressure and bleeding after cardiac surgery.
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  1338. CRESTANELLO JA
    Commentary: Optimal systemic arterial blood pressure after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)30258.
    PubMed    


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    Association of intraoperative circulating-brain injury biomarker and neurodevelopmental outcomes at 1 year among neonates who have undergone cardiac surgery.
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  1340. GILLINOV M, Wierup P, Mick S
    Rings and things: Controversies in mitral valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)33483.
    PubMed    


  1341. ALDEA GS
    Commentary: Integrating urgent cardiovascular care delivery-An opportunity for meaningful change and collaboration.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)30251.
    PubMed    


  1342. LAZAR HL
    Commentary: The time has come to establish guidelines for reporting outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30237.
    PubMed    


  1343. ROY N
    Commentary: Predicting acute kidney injury in pediatric cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30248.
    PubMed    


  1344. CARRIER M, Lamarche Y
    Commentary: Timing for heart transplant after left ventricular assist device implantation-There is no secret recipe!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)30253.
    PubMed    


  1345. BARDIA A, Blitz D, Dai F, Hersey D, et al
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    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30066.
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  1346. HEINISCH PP, Carrel T
    Commentary: Failing aortic root homograft: Considering the transcatheter aortic valve replacement option?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30019.
    PubMed    


  1347. ALSOUFI B
    Commentary: Three-dimensional printing: Reshaping opportunities in congenital cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30015.
    PubMed    


  1348. PENK J, Gist KM, Wald EL, Kitzmiller L, et al
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  1349. TAM DY, Fremes SE
    Commentary: Radial artery and bilateral mammary arteries in coronary artery bypass grafting: How much is too much?
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  1350. PAGANI FD
    Commentary: Mitral valve repair with left ventricular assist device implantation: Yes! But who?
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  1352. ANTUNES MJ
    Allograft aortic valve replacement: Definitively, still an option for some patient groups and pathologies.
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  1354. RANUCCI M, Ambrogi F, Pistuddi V
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  1355. MENNANDER AA
    Simulating the trajectory of off-pump surgery: The heroic defense of the homograft.
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    PubMed    


  1356. SMEDIRA NG
    Alcohol: Keep it moderate.
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    PubMed    


  1357. CERFOLIO RJ
    Data is as data does.
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  1358. REZNIK SI
    Post-thoracotomy pain and nerve protection: Back to the drawing board?
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    The Aggressive Cholesterol Therapy to Inhibit Vein Graft Events trial: To continue or not? How to answer the question.
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    PubMed    


  1360. HUI DS, Lee R
    Surgical results for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: More than an institutional niche.
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  1361. HELMERS M, Atluri P
    Early left ventricular assist device-related strokes: Turn up the flow, turn down the embolism?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:268-269.
    PubMed    


  1362. KONSTANTINOV IE
    Rene Favaloro and the fatherhood of the coronary bypass operation: Lest we forget.
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    The tranquil consciousness of effortless superiority.
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  1364. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Iron Man to the rescue?
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  1365. AD N
    How do we spell maze (2.0)? A dialogue concerning definition and outcome.
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  1366. WILLIAMS JB
    ACTIVE or not, high intensity is here to stay.
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    Intensive versus moderate statin therapy and early graft occlusion after coronary bypass surgery: The Aggressive Cholesterol Therapy to Inhibit Vein Graft Events randomized clinical trial.
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    Thirty-year experience with a bileaflet mechanical valve prosthesis.
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  1376. Discussion.
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    December 2018
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    The association of race with coronary artery bypass grafting mortality: A complex issue.
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  1380. MARCANO J, Ghanta RK
    Tick, tock... Time windows for intervention for stroke after cardiac surgery.
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  1381. CHEN-YOSHIKAWA TF
    Promising future solution for unmet needs in lung transplantation.
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    Are racial differences in hospital mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery real? A risk-adjusted meta-analysis.
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  1383. TAVILLA G, Bruggemans EF, Putter H
    Twenty-year outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting utilizing 3 in situ arterial grafts.
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    Intravenous amino acid therapy for kidney protection in cardiac surgery patients: A pilot randomized controlled trial.
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  1386. BORGER MA, Holzhey DM
    Open transcatheter mitral valve replacement for severe mitral annular calcification: An ideal hybrid?
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    A 20-year multicenter analysis of dialysis-dependent patients who had aortic or mitral valve replacement: Implications for valve selection.
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    Initial results of pulmonary resection after neoadjuvant nivolumab in patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer.
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    Aggressive tissue aortic valve replacement in younger patients and the risk of re-replacement: Implications from microsimulation analysis.
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    Repeat aortic valve replacement for failing aortic root homograft.
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    One-year results from the first US-based enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery (ERAS Cardiac) program.
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  1392. FERRARIS VA
    Avoiding acute kidney injury after cardiac operations: Searching for the holy grail is not easy.
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  1394. IYENGAR A, Atluri P
    Doing the "right" thing: Cardiac transplantation in patients with dextrocardia.
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    Esophagectomy via upper partial sternotomy for esophageal cancer after previous right pneumonectomy: A case report.
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    A first start for lung transplantation?
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    Going home after esophagectomy: The story is not over yet.
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    Progression of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury into acute kidney disease: A case for enhanced early kidney diagnostic fine-tuning implementation?
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  1399. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement and surgical aortic valve replacement: Both excellent therapies.
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  1400. FURUKAWA N, Gummert JF, Borgermann J
    Tailored approach for severe aortic stenosis.
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    November 2018
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    Buy or sell: Pediatric cardiac transplantation is still a societal bull market...for now.
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  1403. HUANG SC, Huang CH
    Faster recovery after complex neonatal cardiac surgery.
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  1404. FINLEY RJ
    Severe anastomotic leaks after esophagectomy need early operative intervention.
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    Enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery: A game changer, passing fad, or somewhere in between?
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    The long-term safety and efficacy of concomitant Cox maze procedures for atrial fibrillation in patients without mitral valve disease.
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  1408. WHITMAN GJR
    Transfusion triggers in cardiac surgery: Does the Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery III trial answer the question?
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    Radial artery versus saphenous vein as the second conduit for coronary artery bypass surgery: A meta-analysis.
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  1410. KREBS ED, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, Fonner CE, et al
    Is routine extubation overnight safe in cardiac surgery patients?
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    Which place could the radial artery take in coronary artery bypass grafting?
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  1413. MCCARTHY PM
    Judgment day: Should you add atrial fibrillation ablation?
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  1414. MARTIN A, Yamashita MH
    Bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A high standard of comparison for transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)32910.
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  1415. PADALA M
    Stress in the time of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)32906.
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  1416. LEVY JH, Steiner ME
    How to interpret recent restrictive transfusion trials in cardiac surgery: More new data or new more data?
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    October 2018
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    Alternative splicing in heart surgery: Lost in translation?
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  1420. PADALA M
    Aortic root anatomy as a factor in the fluid mechanics of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  1421. SADEQUE SA, Barlow CW
    Dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Fewer stones remain unturned.
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  1422. DI BACCO L, Miceli A
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  1424. WU D, Ghanta RK
    Just say NO? Does nitric oxide improve myocardial protection during cardiac surgery?
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    Tranexamic acid in coronary artery surgery: One-year results of the Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery (ATACAS) trial.
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    Pathologic complete response after esophagectomy following neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy for esophageal carcinoma: A cure sometimes?
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  1432. ENGELMAN DT, Germain MJ
    Looking to prevent acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery? Just check the urine.
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    An old off-pump coronary artery bypass surgeon's reflections: A retrospective.
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  1435. BOZINOVSKI J
    A perspective on the one-year results of the Aspirin and Tranexemic Acid in Coronary Artery Surgery trial.
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  1436. ABAD C, Urso S, Clavo B
    Combined surgery of mitral valve and atrial fibrillation. A demonstrated better alternative.
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  1437. MELNITCHOUK S, Vlahakes GJ
    Echocardiography for ischemic mitral regurgitation: It is time to advance the imaging standards.
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    Moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation: Which cases benefit most from isolated coronary artery bypass?
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  1439. CHOE G, Tibayan FA
    Have mitral valve simulators made it to reality?
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    Is "concomitant" a bad word in atrial fibrillation?
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  1441. FORMICA F, D'Alessandro S
    Coronary patients on dialysis: Coronary artery bypass grafting or percutaneous coronary intervention? A complex question for a complex scenario.
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    Impact of remote ischemic preconditioning preceding coronary artery bypass grafting on inducing neuroprotection.
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  1445. MADOU ID, Kaneko T, Aranki SF
    Reinventing the atrial fibrillation wheel.
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    PubMed    


    September 2018
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    Three-dimensional mitral valve structure in predicting moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation improvement after coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0022-5223(18)32519.
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    Perforation of tricuspid pouch after tricuspid ring annuloplasty.
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    PubMed    


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    Aspirin in coronary artery surgery: 1-year results of the Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery trial.
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    The absorption of aspirin is reduced after coronary artery bypass grafting.
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    Risk factors for paravalvular leak after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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    Intraoperative prediction of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury using urinary biomarkers of cell cycle arrest.
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    Endothelial progenitor cells attenuate the lung ischemia/reperfusion injury following lung transplantation via the endothelial nitric oxide synthase pathway.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 25. pii: S0022-5223(18)32487.
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  1453. CHANCELLOR WZ, Kron IL
    A focused approach: Specialization in coronary revascularization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)32351.
    PubMed    


  1454. MACK M, Taggart D
    Coronary revascularization should be a subspecialty focus in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)32354.
    PubMed    


  1455. LOCKER C
    Off-pump or on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in diabetes: Is this the important question?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0022-5223(18)32338.
    PubMed    


  1456. HIRJI SA, Wei B
    Sternotomy for esophagectomy: Is it worth the risk?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0022-5223(18)32340.
    PubMed    


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    Survival after surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation in mitral valve surgery: Analysis from the Polish National Registry of Cardiac Surgery Procedures (KROK).
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    Emergency department use is high after esophagectomy and feeding tube problems are the biggest culprit.
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    Frailty as a risk predictor in cardiac surgery: Beyond the eyeball test.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)32301.
    PubMed    


  1460. TALWAR S, Bhoje A, Khadagawat R, Chaturvedi P, et al
    Oral thyroxin supplementation in infants undergoing cardiac surgery: A double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1209-1217.
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  1461. LANDER HL, Ejiofor JI, McGurk S, Kaneko T, et al
    Vancomycin paste still does not reduce the incidence of deep sternal wound infection after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1125-1126.
    PubMed    


  1462. ATTARAN S, Thourani VH
    Sixteen years later and the debate for transcatheter aortic valve replacement or surgical aortic valve replacement remains controversial.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:1015-1016.
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  1463. CHAI PJ
    Shedding more light on the use of mechanical aortic valve replacement in patients with congenital heart disease.
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    PubMed    


    August 2018
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    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and American Association for Thoracic Surgery Workshop Report: Identifying collaborative clinical research priorities in lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)32135.
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  1465. FORMICA F, Singh G, D'Alessandro S
    Transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation: A route to be protected and not neglected.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)32082.
    PubMed    


  1466. EDELMAN JJ, Thourani VH
    Compare apples with apples to call a spade a spade: Improving transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes nationally.
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    PubMed    


  1467. PRICE J
    Replicating the success of mitral valve repair in the aortic valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)32062.
    PubMed    


  1468. MAVROUDIS C
    Technology to assess aortic valve repair.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)32063.
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    Prediction of postoperative lung function after major lung resection for lung cancer using volumetric computed tomography.
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  1470. TIAN D, Keshavjee S
    Experience from an American Association for Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Thoracic Surgery Training Fellowship: Lung transplantation in Toronto General Hospital.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:929-930.
    PubMed    


  1471. MCCARTHY FH, Desai ND
    The best treatments for aortic stenosis at the highest patient value-cost, contribution margin, and readmission.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:607.
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  1472. BORGER MA, Fedak PWM, Stephens EH, Gleason TG, et al
    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery consensus guidelines on bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy: Executive summary.
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    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery consensus guidelines on bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy: Full online-only version.
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    July 2018
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    Performance of CHA2DS2-VASc score for stroke prediction after surgical aortic valve replacement.
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  1475. CHOI N, Whitlock R, Klassen J, Zappitelli M, et al
    Early intraoperative iron-binding proteins are associated with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
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    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Can we get through the turbulence?
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    PubMed    


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    The Cape Town Declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world.
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  1479. LIN J, Fernandez F
    Indications for invasive mediastinal staging for non-small cell lung cancer.
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    Isolated mechanical aortic valve replacement in rheumatic patients in a low- to middle-income country.
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  1481. KARAMLOU T, Jegatheeswaran A
    Shuffling the cards won't change your hand: Reclassifying congenital heart surgery cases by complexity.
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  1482. ROBERTS HG, Rankin JS, Wei LM, Cook CC, et al
    Respectful resection to enhance the armamentarium of mitral valve repair: Is less really more?
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  1483. ANDERSEN ND, Turek JW
    Personalized cardiac surgery: Can noninvasive flow imaging lead to individualized resection strategies for bicuspid aortopathy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0022-5223(18)31809.
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  1484. BIANCHI CF, Petrucci O
    A better treatment for saphenous vein graft disease after coronary artery bypass surgery: Might statins be the answer at the right dose to the right patient at the right time?
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    PubMed    


  1485. GUPTA P, Rettiganti M, Shinkawa T, Gossett JM, et al
    Reclassifying by highest complexity operation rather than first operation influences mortality after pediatric heart surgery.
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    2018 AATS/ACC/SCAI/STS Expert Consensus Systems of Care Document: Operator and institutional recommendations and requirements for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: A joint report of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College
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  1487. WANG S, Xu J, Wang R, Qian F, et al
    Adjuvant chemotherapy may improve prognosis after resection of stage I lung cancer with lymphovascular invasion.
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  1488. ANDO M, Hastie J, Takayama H
    Living, and living well, after cardiac surgery.
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  1489. WATERFORD SD, Moon MR
    Cardiac surgery comes first!
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  1490. UPHAM TC, Onaitis MW
    Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus thoracotomy for early-stage lung cancer.
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    June 2018
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    Left ventricular assist device therapy instead of conventional cardiac surgery in high-risk patients: To boldly go where no one has gone before?
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  1492. RAPETTO F, Bruno VD
    Evaluating outcomes after cardiac surgery: A complex challenge requiring flexibility.
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  1493. HAAVERSTAD R, Eriksen E, Vitale N
    Assessment of coronary lesions by optical coherence tomography: An attempt to improve results of coronary artery bypass surgery.
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  1494. PULIDO JN
    Noninvasive ventilation and recruitment maneuvers after cardiac surgery: Are we doing enough?
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    Radial arteries for coronary angiography and coronary artery bypass surgery: Are two arteries enough?
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  1496. HAGEN JA
    A novel intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomotic technique: Potential benefit for patients undergoing a robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy.
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  1497. FLORES S, Checchia PA
    Inflammatory and neurohormonal modulation for congenital heart surgery: The quest continues.
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  1498. GAUDINO M, Mack MJ, Taggart DP
    Additional arterial conduits in coronary artery bypass surgery: Finally coming of age.
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  1499. CHANCELLOR WZ, Kron IL
    The rest of the story: Long-term, patient-reported outcomes in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)31529.
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    Enhanced coronary arteriolar contraction to vasopressin in patients with diabetes after cardiac surgery.
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    Impact of patient-specific morphologies on sinus flow stasis in transcatheter aortic valve replacement: An in vitro study.
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  1502. GJEILO KH, Stenseth R, Wahba A, Lydersen S, et al
    Long-term health-related quality of life and survival after cardiac surgery: A prospective study.
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    Coronary artery bypass as a transplant process.
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  1504. ROCHA RV, Almeida RMS
    Cardiac surgery residency in Brazil: How to deal with the challenges of this unique specialty.
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  1505. MICHLER RE
    Surgical management of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting remains controversial.
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  1506. RUGE H, Herold U, Lange R
    Stent-graft treatment of an ascending aortic false aneurysm after surgical aortic valve replacement.
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  1507. CYPEL M, Yeung JC, Keshavjee S
    Introducing the concept of semielective lung transplantation through the use of ex vivo lung perfusion.
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    Value-driven cardiac surgery: Achieving "perfect care" after coronary artery bypass grafting.
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    Mini-Stern Trial: A randomized trial comparing mini-sternotomy to full median sternotomy for aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)31482.
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  1510. CHEN CW, Atluri P
    Robotic mitral valve surgery: Additive benefits without additive cost.
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    A combined fractional flow reserve and optical coherence tomography approach to guide coronary artery bypass grafting: A pilot study.
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    An in vitro evaluation of turbulence after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
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    Relationship between perioperative N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and maximum inotropic score in children after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2619-2621.
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  1514. CANTINOTTI M, Clerico A
    The prognostic role of natriuretic peptides in children undergoing cardiac surgery: Can acute kidney injury affect their accuracy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2617-2618.
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  1515. MONAGHAN A, Corno AF
    Potential usefulness of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide level in congenital heart surgery.
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    Comparative effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention in a real-world Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Heart Failure trial population.
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    May 2018
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    Right ventricular failure after cardiac surgery: Why can't right ventricular assist device support fix the problem?
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  1518. ATTARAN S, Weintraub WS, Thourani VH
    Multivessel coronary artery disease and poor left ventricle function: It is consistent and clear, coronary artery bypass grafting wins again.
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  1519. ANTUNES MJ
    Is allograft aortic valve replacement still an option? When, which, where?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31430.
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  1520. CARRIER M, Lamarche Y
    Are 2 procedures really better than 1 for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft procedure?
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  1521. OMER S
    In matters of the heart, do not neglect the lungs: Influence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease severity on outcomes after off-pump coronary artery bypass graft procedure.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)31436.
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  1522. ANTUNES MJ
    Mitral valve repair versus replacement for infective endocarditis. What is better in the "real world"?
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    Stent and leaflet stresses in 26-mm, third-generation, balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve.
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    Minimally invasive versus transapical versus transfemoral aortic valve implantation: A one-to-one-to-one propensity score-matched analysis.
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  1525. HOETZENECKER K, Schwarz S, Muckenhuber M, Benazzo A, et al
    Intraoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and the possibility of postoperative prolongation improve survival in bilateral lung transplantation.
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    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease severity influences outcomes after off-pump coronary artery bypass.
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    April 2018
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    Short- and intermediate-term outcomes of hybrid coronary revascularization for double-vessel disease.
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  1528. ZENATI MA, Bhatt DL
    Real-world revascularization therapy in heart failure: It's a jungle out there!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)31207.
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  1529. CRESTANELLO JA
    "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated": The appraisal of apicoaortic conduit in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement era.
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    Long-term outcome of cryopreserved allograft for aortic valve replacement.
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    Lower risk of postoperative arrhythmias in congenital heart surgery following intraoperative administration of magnesium.
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    A role for very low-dose recombinant activated factor VII in refractory bleeding after cardiac surgery: Lessons from an observational study.
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  1533. YASUDA T, Shiraishi O, Iwama M, Makino T, et al
    Novel esophageal reconstruction technique via transmediastinal route from posterior to anterior mediastinum after esophagectomy.
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  1534. BOZINOVSKI J
    To redo, or not redo, that is the question: The hazard from redo mitral valve replacement in patients considering transmitral valve-in-valve procedures.
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    Off-pump technique reduces surgical mortality after elective coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with preoperative renal failure.
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    Preoperative serum ST2 level predicts acute kidney injury after adult cardiac surgery.
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    An anticoagulation protocol for use after congenital cardiac surgery.
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    Surgical management of bronchial stumps in lobar lung transplantation.
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    Outcomes of repeat mitral valve replacement in patients with prior mitral surgery: A benchmark for transcatheter approaches.
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  1540. ZAKKAR M, Angelini GD
    Preoperative renal impairment and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: The jury is still out.
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    Racial variations in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use following congenital heart surgery.
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    Partial thromboplastin time is more predictive of bleeding than anti-Xa levels in heparinized pediatric patients after cardiac surgery.
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    Preoperative anemia versus blood transfusion: Which is the culprit for worse outcomes in cardiac surgery?
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  1544. NAWAYTOU O, Mastrobuoni S, de Kerchove L, Baert J, et al
    Deep circumferential annuloplasty as an adjunct to repair regurgitant bicuspid aortic valves with a dilated annulus.
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    Effect of tricuspid annuloplasty concomitant with left heart surgery on right heart geometry and function.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0022-5223(18)30882.
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  1546. JOYCE DL, Li Z, Edwards LB, Kobashigawa JA, et al
    Predicting 1-year cardiac transplantation survival using a donor-recipient risk-assessment tool.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1580-1590.
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  1547. MAXIMUS S, Milliken JC, Danielsen B, Shemin R, et al
    Implementation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in California: Influence on aortic valve surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1447-1456.
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    March 2018
  1548. SI MS
    Resource use in neonatal cardiac surgery: Lacking details.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(18)30594.
    PubMed    


  1549. BURKHART HM, Thompson JL, Mascio CE
    Ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to cardiac transplant: A step in the right direction?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)30836.
    PubMed    


  1550. YE J
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for isolated aortic regurgitation is coming!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30817.
    PubMed    


  1551. RAFFINI L, Massicotte MP
    Finding the sweet spot: Titrating unfractionated heparin in children after cardiac surgery to prevent thrombosis and minimize bleeding.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30822.
    PubMed    


  1552. NESBITT JC, Michaud NM, Brakebill A, Deppen SA, et al
    Month-long cardiac surgery boot camp: A proposal to jumpstart resident training.
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    PubMed    


  1553. BRYANT R 3RD
    Shedding light on racial variations in the outcomes of congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30824.
    PubMed    


  1554. RAJA S, Bribriesco AC, Sanaka MR
    Is less really more? Endoscopic mucosal resection versus esophagectomy for submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 16. pii: S0022-5223(18)30809.
    PubMed    


  1555. NELSON DB, Dhupar R, Katkhuda R, Correa A, et al
    Outcomes after endoscopic mucosal resection or esophagectomy for submucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  1556. BAKAEEN FG, Blackstone EH, Pettersson GB, Gillinov AM, et al
    The father of coronary artery bypass grafting: Rene Favaloro and the 50th anniversary of coronary artery bypass grafting.
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    PubMed    


  1557. PEREZ-GRANDA MJ, Barrio JM, Hortal J, Burillo A, et al
    Impact of selective digestive decontamination without systemic antibiotics in a major heart surgery intensive care unit.
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  1558. SCHWANN TA, Ramia PS, Habib JR, Engoren MC, et al
    Effectiveness of radial artery-based multiarterial coronary artery bypass grafting: Role of body habitus.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30712.
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  1559. YANAGAWA B, Graham MM, Afilalo J, Hassan A, et al
    Frailty as a risk predictor in cardiac surgery: Beyond the eyeball test.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30704.
    PubMed    


  1560. BUTT JH, Sorensen R, Back C, Olsen PS, et al
    Short- and long-term cause of death in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass grafting: A nationwide cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)30719.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1561. PEDROZA AJ, Brewer ZE, Lee AM
    Emergency valve-sparing aortic root replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting for giant left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm presenting as acute coronary syndrome.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30699.
    PubMed    


  1562. VAN RAEMDONCK D, Dobbels F, Hermans G
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation is about more than just surviving.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30630.
    PubMed    


  1563. KRAHENBUHL SM, Gonzalez M, Aubert JD, Tamm M, et al
    Management of bilateral necrotizing bronchial dehiscence after a double lung transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30611.
    PubMed    


  1564. OTANI S, Kurosaki T, Sugimoto S, Yamane M, et al
    Unilateral lung transplantation using intact bilateral upper lobes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30623.
    PubMed    


  1565. KIRKLIN JK
    The stiff heart: Can we more safely navigate heart surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30599.
    PubMed    


  1566. RAM E, Goldenberg I, Kassif Y, Segev A, et al
    Comparison of patients with multivessel disease treated at centers with and without on-site cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:865-873.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1567. CAMERON RB
    Confusion still exists regarding postoperative delirium and its etiology after esophagectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1331-1332.
    PubMed    


  1568. JONAS RA
    Early mortality is inherently inaccurate as a quality marker for congenital heart surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1197.
    PubMed    


  1569. KIM DS, Li YK, Kim JH, Bergquist CS, et al
    Autosomal dominant mannose-binding lectin deficiency is associated with worse neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infants.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  1570. BIANCHI CF
    Working toward an evidence-based cutoff recommendation for myocardial infarction detection after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:1055.
    PubMed    


    February 2018
  1571. D'AMBRA MN
    Rapid deployment aortic valve replacement devices: Too many unanswered questions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(18)30584.
    PubMed    


  1572. SARAN N, Locker C, Said SM, Daly RC, et al
    Current trends in bilateral internal thoracic artery use for coronary revascularization: Extending benefit to high-risk patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)30400.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1573. DI MAURO M, Lorusso R
    Time is your best friend, but it soon becomes your worst enemy: The conflict of venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 23. pii: S0022-5223(18)30255.
    PubMed    


  1574. KOLAITIS NA, Soong A, Shrestha P, Zhuo H, et al
    Improvement in patient-reported outcomes after lung transplantation is not impacted by the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to transplantation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)30575.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1575. BARAN C, Durdu MS, Gumus F, Cakici M, et al
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement with concomitant valvular surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)30407.
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  1576. JOHNSON JT, Wilkes JF, Menon SC, Tani LY, et al
    Admission to dedicated pediatric cardiac intensive care units is associated with decreased resource use in neonatal cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)30411.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1577. CARRIER M, Bouchard D
    Rapid-deployment bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement; There is a flag on the field!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30294.
    PubMed    


  1578. RANKIN JS, Roberts HG, Badhwar V
    Atrial fibrillation and coronary artery bypass grafting: The question is no longer why, but why not?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30381.
    PubMed    


  1579. PULIDO JN
    Redefining kidney disease progression after cardiac surgery: Now what?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30383.
    PubMed    


  1580. MIZUGUCHI KA, Huang CC, Shempp I, Wang J, et al
    Predicting kidney disease progression in patients with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0022-5223(18)30399.
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  1581. LIU H, Yang Y, Wang W, Zhu D, et al
    Transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic regurgitation with a second-generation heart valve.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30367.
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  1582. JOYCE DL, Lahr BD, Maltais S, Said SM, et al
    Integration of simulation components enhances team training in cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30345.
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  1583. SOHN SH, Jang MJ, Hwang HY, Kim KH, et al
    Rapid deployment or sutureless versus conventional bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: A meta-analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30364.
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  1584. BISWAS ROY S, Elnahas S, Serrone R, Haworth C, et al
    Early fundoplication is associated with slower decline in lung function after lung transplantation in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)30357.
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  1585. TOLIS G JR., Spencer PJ, Bloom JP, Melnitchouk S, et al
    Teaching operative cardiac surgery in the era of increasing patient complexity: Can it still be done?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30068.
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  1586. CHIARIELLO GA, Villa E, Messina A, Troise G, et al
    Dislocation of a sutureless prosthesis after type I bicuspid aortic valve replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30336.
    PubMed    


  1587. MALAISRIE SC, McCarthy PM, Kruse J, Matsouaka R, et al
    Burden of preoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 9. pii: S0022-5223(18)30312.
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  1588. LIAKOPOULOS OJ
    Transcatheter mitral valve replacement in patients with severe mitral annular calcification: Pushing the limits to the sky.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)30290.
    PubMed    


  1589. TAM DY, Hughes A, Fremes SE, Youn S, et al
    A cost-utility analysis of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement for the treatment of aortic stenosis in the population with intermediate surgical risk.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)30073.
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  1590. YOUNG C, Laufer G, Kocher A, Solinas M, et al
    One-year outcomes after rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement.
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  1591. JACOB KA, Suyker WJL
    Cardiac surgery in patients with a porcelain aorta.
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    PubMed    


  1592. SCHAHEEN LW, D'Cunha J
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in lung transplantation: No longer a four-letter word.
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  1593. DEN HARDER AM, de Heer LM, de Jong PA, Suyker WJ, et al
    Frequency of abnormal findings on routine chest radiography before cardiac surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30264.
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  1594. CANTINOTTI M
    The importance and ways of exploring the entire chest before and after cardiac surgery: Chest radiography, lung ultrasonography, and computed tomography.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30254.
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  1595. BOZINOVSKI J
    Sutureless aortic valve replacement in combined procedures: Check whether there is room for the new guy before inviting them.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S0022-5223(18)30252.
    PubMed    


    January 2018
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    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with severe mitral or tricuspid regurgitation at extreme risk for surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)30067.
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  1597. MARINO KA, Sullivan JL, Weksler B
    Esophagectomy versus endoscopic resection for patients with early-stage esophageal adenocarcinoma: A National Cancer Database propensity-matched study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)30070.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  1598. FARAONI D
    Definition of postoperative bleeding in children undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: One size doesn't fit all.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0022-5223(18)30239.
    PubMed    


  1599. SEMENKOVICH TR, Panni RZ, Hudson JL, Thomas T, et al
    Comparative effectiveness of upfront esophagectomy versus induction chemoradiation in clinical stage T2N0 esophageal cancer: A decision analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)30054.
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  1600. POULIN A, Bernier M, Rodes-Cabau J, Doyle D, et al
    Subacute mitral valve dysfunction after transcatheter aortic and mitral valve replacements.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 10. pii: S0022-5223(18)30037.
    PubMed    


  1601. LAZAR HL
    Surgical site infections after coronary artery bypass grafting-Does "never" really mean "never"?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)30025.
    PubMed    


  1602. SELLKE FW
    Do radiopaque markers make a difference after coronary artery bypass grafting?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)30028.
    PubMed    


  1603. LERUT T
    Esophagectomy versus endoscopic resection for patients with early-stage adenocarcinoma: Mercedes versus Tesla.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 5. pii: S0022-5223(18)30019.
    PubMed    


  1604. BUCHKO MT, Nagendran J
    Body mass index in lung transplantation: Every unit counts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30004.
    PubMed    


  1605. ENGELMAN DT, Kellum JA
    Should urinary biomarkers be a standard component of evaluation after cardiac surgery?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)30010.
    PubMed    


  1606. JOYCE DL
    High-risk cardiac surgery, transplant, or mechanical support? The answer can be "all of the above".
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:234-235.
    PubMed    


  1607. ADHYAPAK SM, Parachuri VR
    High-risk cardiac surgery as an alternative to transplant or mechanical support in patients with end-stage heart failure: A seemingly viable option.
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