Home The Word Brain My Amedeo FAQ Privacy About Flying Publisher   

COVID-19: Daily Top 10 Papers

  Thoracic Surgery

  Free Subscription


1 Am Heart J
1 Anesth Analg
28 Ann Thorac Surg
4 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
3 Chest
1 Circ Cardiovasc Interv
1 Clin Cardiol
1 Crit Care Med
14 Eur Heart J
2 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
5 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
1 J Electrocardiol
1 J Heart Lung Transplant
1 J Pediatr Surg
2 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
4 Transplant Proc
1 Transplantation

  Retrieve available abstracts of this week’s articles:
HTML format
Single Articles

    Am Heart J

  1. MYLES PS, Richards T, Klein A, Smith J, et al
    Rationale and design of the intravenous iron for treatment of anemia before cardiac surgery (ITACS) trial.
    Am Heart J. 2021 May 22. pii: S0002-8703(21)00137.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Anesth Analg

  2. HEINISCH PP, Meineri M, Luedi MM
    Biomarkers in Cardiac Surgery: Inch by Inch Toward Perioperative Organoprotection.
    Anesth Analg. 2021;132:1545-1547.

    Ann Thorac Surg

  3. PERCY E, Harloff M, Hirji S, Malarczyk A, et al
    Subclinical Structural Valve Degeneration in Young Patients with Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 23. pii: S0003-4975(20)31512.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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

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

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

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

  8. DOBERNE JW, Jawitz OK, Raman V, Bryner BS, et al
    Heart Transplantation Survival Outcomes of HIV Positive and Negative Recipients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31484.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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

  10. RAZI SS, Kodia K, Alnajar A, Block MI, et al
    Lobectomy Versus Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy In Healthy Octogenarians With Stage I Lung Cancer.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 3. pii: S0003-4975(20)31448.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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

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

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

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

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

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

  17. SHI J, Wei L, Chen Y, Wang X, et al
    Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation with J-Valve: 2-Year Outcomes from the Multi-center Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)31525.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. LEE H, Jeong DS, Kim WS, Sung K, et al
    Is Prophylactic Tricuspid annuloplasty Beneficial for Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 28. pii: S0003-4975(20)31544.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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

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

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

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

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

  24. CHEN J, Ma W, Ming Y, Wang W, et al
    Minimally invasive valve replacement for late tricuspid regurgitation after left-sided valve surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(20)31919.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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

  26. HAMANDI M, Lanfear AT, Squiers JJ, George T, et al
    Double Valve Replacement in Patients with Mitral Annular Calcification and Aortic Stenosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 31. pii: S0003-4975(20)31839.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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

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

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

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

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  31. ELIA E, Iannaccone M, D'Ascenzo F, Gallone G, et al
    Short term outcomes of Impella circulatory support for high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 May 24. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29757.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. JENTZER JC, van Diepen S, Henry TD, Baran DA, et al
    Influence of intra-aortic balloon pump on mortality as a function of cardiogenic shock severity.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 May 28. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29800.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. ROMEO FJ, Chiabrando JG, Seropian IM, Raleigh JV, et al
    Sarcopenia index as a predictor of clinical outcomes in older patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 May 27. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29799.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. ROUMELIOTIS A, Claessen BE, Sartori S, Cao D, et al
    Impact of sex on long-term cardiovascular outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for acute coronary syndromes.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 May 25. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29754.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  35. KARAKIOULAKI M, Koletsa T, Papakonstantinou E, Savic S, et al
    Histopathological comparison of endobronchial biopsies from different pulmonary lobes of severe asthmatic patients.
    Chest. 2020 Apr 28. pii: S0012-3692(20)30772-8. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.

  36. SAGAR AS, Sabath BF, Eapen GA, Song J, et al
    "Incidence and Location of Atelectasis Developed During Bronchoscopy Under General Anesthesia" (I-LOCATE Trial).
    Chest. 2020 Jun 16. pii: S0012-3692(20)31632-9. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. COLBENSON GA, Khawaja A, Baqir M, Wylam ME, et al
    A 48-Year-Old Woman With Chronic Cough, Dyspnea, and Bronchiectasis.
    Chest. 2020;158:e245-e249.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Interv

  38. MARTIN GP, Curzen N, Goodwin AT, Nolan J, et al
    Indirect Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Activity and Outcomes of Transcatheter and Surgical Treatment of Aortic Stenosis in England.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;14:e010413.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Cardiol

  39. KAIHARA T, Higuma T, Izumo M, Kotoku N, et al
    Influence of coronary artery disease and percutaneous coronary intervention on mid-term outcomes in patients with aortic valve stenosis treated with transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Clin Cardiol. 2021 May 25. doi: 10.1002/clc.23655.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Crit Care Med

  40. OLANIPEKUN T, Ezeagu R
    Outcomes and Safety of Early Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Admitted to the ICU.
    Crit Care Med. 2021;49:e653-e654.

    Eur Heart J

  41. SAWANO S, Nakayama A, Morita H, Komuro I, et al
    Rathke's cleft cyst induced cardiac arrest.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:714.

  42. SHARMA A, Bertog S, Mbai M
    Transcatheter aortic valve lithotripsy in severely calcified bicuspid aortic stenosis prior to transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
    Eur Heart J. 2020 Nov 6. pii: 5959818. doi: 10.1093.

  43. HINDRICKS G, Potpara T, Dagres N, Arbelo E, et al
    2020 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation developed in collaboration with the European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).
    Eur Heart J. 2020 Aug 29. pii: 5899003. doi: 10.1093.

  44. QUERCIOLI A, Capettini AC, Gherli R, Secco GG, et al
    Three-dimensional echo guidance of percutaneous mitral paravalvular leak closure.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:359.

  45. GOPALAMURUGAN AB, Anantharaman R, Abubacker M, Varshaa GM, et al
    First-in-man proof of feasibility: PCI, TAVR, and TEVAR of aortic arch with a hybrid approach through a trans-caval (cavo-aortic) access in the same procedure.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:357.

  46. VOLZ S, Redfors B, Angeras O, Ioanes D, et al
    Long-term mortality in patients with ischaemic heart failure revascularized with coronary artery bypass grafting or percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the Swedish Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty Registry (SCAAR).
    Eur Heart J. 2021 May 23. pii: 6282431. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. DIBIE A, Landolff Q, Veugeois A, Amabile N, et al
    Chimney technique in a TAVR-in-TAVR procedure with high risk of left main artery ostium occlusion.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:1051.

  48. DAVIES A, Fox K, Galassi AR, Banai S, et al
    Management of refractory angina: an update.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:269-283.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. GUPTA A, Chhikara S
    Significant pinching of dominant left circumflex artery during provisional left main bifurcation angioplasty: what next?
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:285.

  50. BERGMARK BA, Morrow DA
    Cardiac troponin elevation after elective PCI: adding infarct to major injury.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:335-338.

  51. VITALE N, Lucarelli K, Di Bari N, Milano AD, et al
    Anomalous origin of a grafted left internal mammary artery from the deep brachial artery.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:1182.

  52. WOLDENDORP K, Indja B, Bannon PG, Fanning JP, et al
    Silent brain infarcts and early cognitive outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Feb 1. pii: 6124789. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. REED GW, Krishnaswamy A, Kapadia SR
    Silent brain infarction after TAVR: common but of unclear significance.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:1016-1018.

  54. CREA F
    Challenges in heart failure: quality of life, chronic kidney disease, and secondary mitral regurgitation.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:1185-1189.

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  55. MONTOYA P, Bello I, Ascanio F, Romero L, et al
    Graft reduction surgery is associated with poorer outcome after lung transplantation: a single-centre propensity score-matched analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 21. pii: 6280188. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  57. PAGEL PS, Crystal GJ
    Contradictory Findings of Two Recent Meta-Analyses: What Are We Supposed to Believe About Anesthetic Technique in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery?
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S1053-0770(21)00352.

  58. SANFILIPPO F, Palumbo GJ, Bignami E, Pavesi M, et al
    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in the Perioperative Period of Cardiac Surgery: Predictors, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Management Options, and Future Directions.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr 24. pii: S1053-0770(21)00350.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. KOUTSOGIANNAKI S, Huang SX, Lukovits K, Kim S, et al
    The Characterization of Postoperative Mechanical Respiratory Requirement in Neonates and Infants Undergoing Cardiac Surgery on Cardiopulmonary Bypass in a Single Tertiary Institution.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr 25. pii: S1053-0770(21)00349.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. MACKAY EJ, Salmon MK, Fatuzzo MR, Neuman MD, et al
    Validation of Claims Data for the Identification of Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography During Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr 22. pii: S1053-0770(21)00343.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. LOU SS, Bethel M, Reidy AB, Helwani MA, et al
    Tracheobronchial Trauma From Double-Lumen Tube Placement in Patients Undergoing Lung Transplantation.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Apr 20. pii: S1053-0770(21)00346.

    J Electrocardiol

  62. HUNG LT, Alshareef A, Al-Ahdal TMA, Anh PTT, et al
    Predicting atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery using a simplified risk index.
    J Electrocardiol. 2021;67:45-49.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  63. SHEPHERD HM, Gauthier JM, Li W, Krupnick AS, et al
    Innate immunity in lung transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Mar 26. pii: S1053-2498(21)02243.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Pediatr Surg

  64. BAJINTING A, Munoz-Abraham AS, Osei H, Kirby AJ, et al
    To operate or not to operate? Assessing NSQIP surgical outcomes in trisomy 18 patients.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2021;56:565-568.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  65. 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

  66. 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.

    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  67. HOFFMANN G, Friedrich C, Huenges K, Petzina R, et al
    Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass in High-Risk Patients with Multivessel Disease.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 May 27. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1723845.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Transplant Proc

  68. RIORDAN M, Oreschak K, Peters LL, Aquilante CL, et al
    Bariatric Surgery Is Associated With Decreased Calcineurin Inhibitor Time in Therapeutic Range After Heart Transplantation.
    Transplant Proc. 2021 Feb 3. pii: S0041-1345(21)00024.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. URIEL M, Holzhauser L, Nguyen A, Imamura T, et al
    Incidence and Clinical Significance of Hyperkalemia Following Heart Transplantation.
    Transplant Proc. 2020 Dec 23. pii: S0041-1345(20)32892.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  70. LU YM, Yang WL, Chang CY, Ling SM, et al
    Clinical Experience of Patients With Hepatitis C Treated With Direct-Acting Antivirals After Heart Transplantation.
    Transplant Proc. 2020 Dec 17. pii: S0041-1345(20)32879.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  71. MARASCO SF, Arthur JF, Ou R, Bailey M, et al
    Apoptotic Markers in Donor Hearts After Brain Death vs Circulatory Death.
    Transplant Proc. 2021;53:612-619.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  72. MONTGOMERY E, Newton PJ, Chang S, Peng W, et al
    Frailty Measures in Patients Listed for Lung Transplantation.
    Transplantation. 2021 May 19. pii: 00007890-900000000-95248.
    PubMed         Abstract available

Thank you for your interest in scientific medicine.

AMEDEO Thoracic Surgery is free of charge.
This policy is made possible thanks to a media sponsorship by Boehringer Ingelheim.