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8 Ann Thorac Surg
1 Artif Organs
1 BMC Anesthesiol
2 Br J Anaesth
7 Catheter Cardiovasc Interv
1 Chest
3 Circ Cardiovasc Interv
2 Eur Heart J
19 Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
3 Eur Respir J
1 J Am Coll Cardiol
3 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
5 J Heart Lung Transplant
1 J Pediatr
11 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
2 Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
2 Transplant Proc

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    Ann Thorac Surg

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Artif Organs

  9. HAN JJ, Shin M, Blitzer D, Mokadam NA, et al
    Highlights from the 41st annual meeting of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.
    Artif Organs. 2021 Jul 5. doi: 10.1111/aor.14014.

    BMC Anesthesiol

  10. CHU H, Dong H, Wang Y, Niu Z, et al
    Effects of ultrasound-guided paravertebral block on MMP-9 and postoperative pain in patients undergoing VATS lobectomy: a randomized, controlled clinical trial.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2020;20:59.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Br J Anaesth

  11. JACQUET-LAGREZE M, Berthod C, Schweizer R, Bredeche F, et al
    Venous congestion is more accurate than hypotension in predicting acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. Comment on Br J Anaesth 2021; 126: 599-607.
    Br J Anaesth. 2021 Jun 24. pii: S0007-0912(21)00347.

  12. ABBASCIANO RG, Lai FY, Roman MA, Rizzello A, et al
    Activation of the innate immune response and organ injury after cardiac surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials and analysis of individual patient data from randomised and non-randomised studies.
    Br J Anaesth. 2021 Jul 3. pii: S0007-0912(21)00342.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv

  13. ELGENDY IY, Jneid H
    Worsening renal function after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Infrequent but deleterious.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;98:195-196.

  14. SCHUKRAFT S, Arroyo D, Togni M, Goy JJ, et al
    Five-year angiographic, OCT and clinical outcomes of a randomized comparison of everolimus and biolimus-eluting coronary stents with everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffolds.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jun 26. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29837.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. OCHIUMI Y, Yamamoto M, Tsuchikane E, Muramatsu T, et al
    Predictors of prolonged guidewire manipulation time for native coronary chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention via primary antegrade approach.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jun 26. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29844.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. ISOGAI T, Saad AM, Michihata N, Ahuja KR, et al
    Association of hospital procedural volume with incidence and outcomes of surgical bailout in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jun 29. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29847.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. POSTALIAN A, Krajcer Z
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement has not helped bridge the racial disparity gap.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;98:157-158.

  18. HERMILLER JB JR, Gunnarsson CL, Ryan MP, Moore KA, et al
    The need for future coronary access following surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jul 6. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29841.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. ISOGAI T, Saad AM, Ahuja KR, Shekhar S, et al
    Incidence, treatment, and outcomes of acute myocardial infarction following transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jul 8. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29860.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  20. TAKAHASHI T, Terada Y, Pasque MK, Liu J, et al
    Clinical features and outcomes of combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema after lung transplantation.
    Chest. 2021 Jun 26. pii: S0012-3692(21)01264-2. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Cardiovasc Interv

  21. SINTEK M, Coverstone E, Bach R, Zajarias A, et al
    Excimer Laser Coronary Angioplasty in Coronary Lesions: Use and Safety From the NCDR/CATH PCI Registry.
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jun 25:CIRCINTERVENTIONS120010061.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. CHAMIE D, Petraco R, Feres F
    Response by Chamie et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Optical Coherence Tomography Versus Intravascular Ultrasound and Angiography to Guide Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: The iSIGHT Randomized Trial".
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jun 29:CIRCINTERVENTIONS121011004.

  23. ALFONSO F, Rivero F, Prati F
    Letter by Alfonso et al Regarding Article, "Optical Coherence Tomography Versus Intravascular Ultrasound and Angiography to Guide Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: The iSIGHT Randomized Trial".
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jun 29:CIRCINTERVENTIONS121010912.

    Eur Heart J

  24. JORGENSEN TH, Thyregod HGH, Ihlemann N, Nissen H, et al
    Eight-year outcomes for patients with aortic valve stenosis at low surgical risk randomized to transcatheter vs. surgical aortic valve replacement.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Jun 28. pii: 6310288. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. ONO M, Garg S, Onuma Y, Serruys PW, et al
    Coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention in ischaemic heart failure. Can reliable treatment decisions in high-risk patients be based on non-randomized data?
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Jul 1. pii: 6311994. doi: 10.1093.

    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

  26. MORISHITA H, Ezure M, Okada S
    An intravenous recurrent ovarian tumour with two feeding arteries.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1136.

  27. BRUNELLI A, Bolukbas S, Falcoz PE, Hansen H, et al
    Exploring consensus for the optimal sealant use to prevent air leak following lung surgery: a modified Delphi survey from The European Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1265-1271.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. BAIG MZ, Razi SS, Stroever S, Weber JF, et al
    Anatomic resection has superior long-term survival compared with wedge resection for second primary lung cancer after prior lobectomy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: 6041053. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. BOUABDALLAH I, Pauly V, Viprey M, Orleans V, et al
    Unplanned readmission and survival after video-assisted thoracic surgery and open thoracotomy in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer: a 12-month nationwide cohort study.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Nov 25. pii: 6000651. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. GONZALEZ M, Brunelli A, Szanto Z, Passani S, et al
    Report from the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons database 2019: current surgical practice and perioperative outcomes of pulmonary metastasectomy.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:996-1003.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. NI FHLATHARTA M, Khan A, Carton E, Redmond KC, et al
    Pre-emptive extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to support endobronchial stenting for severe airway obstruction.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1345-1346.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. AYERS B, Wood K, Bjelic M, Gosev I, et al
    Minimally invasive off-pump surgical pulmonary embolectomy for improved patient-centred care.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1126-1127.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Fighting against 'cancel culture' in cardiac surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jun 28. pii: 6310418. doi: 10.1093.

  34. SHEN H, Wang X, Nie Y, Zhang K, et al
    Minimally invasive surgery versus thoracotomy for resectable stage II and III non-small-cell lung cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:940-950.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. MARIANI AW, Vallilo CC, de Albuquerque ALP, Salge JM, et al
    Preoperative evaluation for lung resection in patients with bronchiectasis: should we rely on standard lung function evaluation?
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1272-1278.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. LUTTER G, Topal A, Hansen JH, Haneya A, et al
    Transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement: a new polycarbonate urethane valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1048-1056.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. MURZI M
    Aortic screening is mandatory in minimally invasive valve surgery.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1208-1209.

  38. MOTTA SE, Falk V, Hoerstrup SP, Emmert MY, et al
    Polymeric valves appearing on the transcatheter horizon.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1057-1058.

  39. XIE D, Zhong Y, Deng J, She Y, et al
    Comparison of uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic versus thoracotomy bronchial sleeve lobectomy with pulmonary arterioplasty for centrally located non-small-cell lung cancer.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:978-986.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. VAN DER PALEN RLF, Blom NA, Kuipers IM, Rammeloo LAJ, et al
    Long-term outcome after the arterial switch operation: 43 years of experience.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:968-977.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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

  42. GIERLINGER G, Sames-Dolzer E, Kreuzer M, Mair R, et al
    Surgical therapy of infective endocarditis following interventional or surgical pulmonary valve replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1322-1328.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. TING YC, Chuang LC, Hsu PK
    Primary lung cancer in the azygos lobe.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: 6148899. doi: 10.1093.

  44. KAKUTA T, Fukushima S, Minami K, Saito T, et al
    Novel risk score for predicting recurrence of atrial fibrillation after the Cryo-Maze procedure.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021;59:1218-1225.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Respir J

  45. DARLEY DR, Ma J, Huszti E, Ghany R, et al
    Diffusing Capacity for Carbon Monoxide (DLCO): Association with long-term outcomes after Lung Transplantation in a 20-year longitudinal study.
    Eur Respir J. 2021 Jun 25. pii: 13993003.03639-2020.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. MORRONE C, Smirnova NF, Jeridi A, Kneidinger N, et al
    Cathepsin B promotes collagen biosynthesis, which drives bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome.
    Eur Respir J. 2021;57.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. BRUGIERE O, Verleden SE
    Putting the spotlight on macrophage-derived cathepsin in the pathophysiology of obliterative bronchiolitis.
    Eur Respir J. 2021;57.

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  48. KAWASHIMA H, Serruys PW, Ono M, Hara H, et al
    Impact of Optimal Medical Therapy on 10-Year Mortality After Coronary Revascularization.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;78:27-38.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  49. COSTA D, Muzzio M, Saglietti L, Budelli S, et al
    Fluid Status After Cardiac Surgery Assessed by Bioelectrical Impedance Vector Analysis and the Effects of Extracorporeal Circulation.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021;35:2385-2391.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. ZHANG J, Luo F, Zhang X, Xue Y, et al
    Ultrasound-Guided Continuous Parasternal Intercostal Block Relieves Postoperative Pain After Open Cardiac Surgery: A Case Series.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 May 21. pii: S1053-0770(21)00439.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. DOKOLLARI A, Cameli M, Mandoli GE, Kalra DS, et al
    Early and Midterm Clinical Outcomes of Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation Versus Redo Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Bioprosthetic Valve Degeneration: Two Faces of the Same Medal.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 May 24. pii: S1053-0770(21)00440.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Heart Lung Transplant

  52. KULKARNI HS, Lease ED
    Can we decloak how infections drive complications after lung transplantation?
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 May 29. pii: S1053-2498(21)02323.

  53. HASENAUER A, Bedat B, Parapanov R, Lugrin J, et al
    Effects of cold or warm ischemia and ex-vivo lung perfusion on the release of damage associated molecular patterns and inflammatory cytokines in experimental lung transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Jun 1. pii: S1053-2498(21)02330.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. SHAH M, Saeed O, Shin J, Murthy S, et al
    Predicted heart mass-based size matching among recipients with moderate pulmonary hypertension: Outcomes and sex effect.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Jan 31. pii: S1053-2498(20)31357.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. URSCHEL S, McCoy M, Cantor RS, Koehl DA, et al
    A current era analysis of ABO incompatible listing practice and impact on outcomes in young children requiring heart transplantation.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Feb 28. pii: S1053-2498(20)31394.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. ADAMSON MB, Ribeiro RVP, Yu F, Lazarte J, et al
    Human leukocyte antigen-G donor-recipient matching of the 14-base pair polymorphism protects against cancer after heart transplant.
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Apr 7. pii: S1053-2498(20)31485.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Pediatr

  57. KIM M, Okunowo O, Ades AM, Fuller S, et al
    A Single Center Comparison of Outcomes Following Cardiac Surgery in Low Birth Weight Compared to Standard Birth Weight Neonates.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Jun 29. pii: S0022-3476(21)00641.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  58. 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.

  59. 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

  60. 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.

    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.

  62. 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.

  63. 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.

  64. 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.

  65. 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.

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

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

  68. 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.

    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  69. BECKMANN A, Meyer R, Lewandowski J, Markewitz A, et al
    German Heart Surgery Report 2020: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;69:294-307.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  70. LUTTER G, Lozonschi L, Frank D, Puehler T, et al
    New Intercostal Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Access: No Touch.
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 27. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1730449.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Transplant Proc

  71. BERG N, Ilonze O, Bajpai V, Guglin M, et al
    Acute Biventricular Heart Failure After COVID-19 Infection in an Orthotropic Heart Transplant Patient: A Case Report.
    Transplant Proc. 2021 Mar 19. pii: S0041-1345(21)00199.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. BALLOUT JA, Ahmed T, Kolodziej AR
    COVID-19 and Heart Transplant: A Case Series and Review of the Literature.
    Transplant Proc. 2021 Feb 25. pii: S0041-1345(21)00137.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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