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    June 2021
  1. SABE AA, Percy ED, Kaneko T, Plichta RP, et al
    When to Consider Deferral of Surgery in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: A Review.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1754-1762.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


    May 2021
  9. HUI DS, Calhoon JH
    On Ventricular Aneurysms, Thrombi, and COVID-19: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1738.
    PubMed    


  10. BABOKIN V
    Left Ventricular Reconstruction With Thrombectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1737-1738.
    PubMed    


  11. FUKUHARA S
    Pulmonary Artery Dissection Associated With Aortopulmonary Artery Fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e385.
    PubMed    


  12. VAN ZIJL N, Janson JT, Wagenaar R, Koen J, et al
    Hydatid Disease With Pseudoaneurysm Formation of the Descending Thoracic Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e349-e351.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. ODERICH GS, Tenorio ER, Bagameri G, Lima GBB, et al
    Endovascular Arch Repair Using Inner Branch Stent-Graft With Transapical Access.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e323-e327.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. 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


  15. DUN Y, Shi Y, Guo H, Liu Y, et al
    Secondary Open Arch Operation After Prior Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1545-1553.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. ARNAOUTAKIS DJ, Khan TA, Scali ST, Neal D, et al
    Remodeling, Reintervention, and Survival After Endovascular Repair of Chronic Type B Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1560-1569.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. 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


  18. MIYAHARA S, Schroder TA, Wilkens H, Karliova I, et al
    Long-term Outcomes After Pulmonary Endarterectomy in 499 Patients Over a 20-Year Period.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1585-1592.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


  20. 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


    April 2021
  21. JIANG Q, Zhang W, Hu R, Zhu Y, et al
    Outcomes of Surgical Reimplantation for Anomalous Origin of One Pulmonary Artery From the Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1351-1357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. HELGASON D, Helgadottir S, Ahlsson A, Gunn J, et al
    Acute Kidney Injury After Acute Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1292-1298.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. KONOEDA C, Sato M, Hirata Y, Nakajima J, et al
    Native Lung Pulmonary Artery Banding After Single-Lung Transplant for Obliterative Bronchiolitis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e253-e255.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. MATSUZAKI Y, Miyamoto S, Miyachi H, Iwaki R, et al
    Improvement of a Novel Small-diameter Tissue-engineered Arterial Graft With Heparin Conjugation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1234-1241.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. DI TOMMASO L, Di Tommaso E, Giordano R, Pilato E, et al
    Off-Label Treatment With Transfemoral Bare Stents for Isolated Aortic Arch Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1325-1330.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. UEKI C, Tsuneyoshi H
    Late Aortic Expansion After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Chronic DeBakey IIIb Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1271-1277.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  27. IKONOMIDIS JS
    Cardiothoracic Surgery: Reinventing the Wheel of Vascular Surgery Involvement: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1092.
    PubMed    


  28. FERRARIS VA
    Early Discharge After CABG Is Not for Everyone: A Note of Caution.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:913-914.
    PubMed    


  29. LEE TS, Chen FC, Li SJ
    Hybrid Surgeons Play a Mainstay Role in the Endovascular Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1091-1092.
    PubMed    


  30. CELIK M, Ozkan M
    Alternate Approach to Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Stage 1 Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e173-e175.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. GUO MH, Tran D, Glineur D, Al-Atassi T, et al
    Moderate to Severe Acute Kidney Injury Leads to Worse Outcomes in Complex Thoracic Aortic Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:872-880.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. HIROSE K, Ikai A, Murata M, Ito H, et al
    Intra-Extracardiac Total Cavopulmonary Connection for Patients With Anatomical Complexity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:958-965.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. GHANI MOA, Raees MA, Harris GR, Shannon CN, et al
    Reintervention After Infant Aortic Arch Repair Using a Tailored Autologous Pericardial Patch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:973-979.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  34. HUGHES GC
    TEVAR for Chronic Type B Dissection: Highlighting the Importance of Patient Selection, Adjunctive False Lumen Procedures, Speaking the Same Language, and Industry Collaboration.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:501-502.
    PubMed    


  35. CEKMECELIOGLU D, Orozco-Sevilla V, Preventza O, Chatterjee S, et al
    Acute DeBakey Type II Dissection Mimics Left Ventricle Outflow Tract Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e149.
    PubMed    


  36. COYAN GN, Okoye A, Shah A, Wang Y, et al
    Effect of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Factors on Readmissions and Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:561-567.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. BOZSO SJ, Nagendran J, Chu MWA, Kiaii B, et al
    Midterm Outcomes of the Dissected Aorta Repair Through Stent Implantation Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:463-470.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. SCHWANN TA, Gaudino MFL, Engelman DT, Sedrakyan A, et al
    Effect of Skeletonization of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries on Deep Sternal Wound Infections.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:600-606.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. MILETIC KG, Kindzelski BA, Hodges KE, Beach J, et al
    Impact of Endovascular False Lumen Embolization on Thoracic Aortic Remodeling in Chronic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:495-501.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. JAABARI I, Hlal M, Fitch J, Rodiere M, et al
    Hybrid Approach to a Right Aortic Arch With a Large Kommerell's Diverticulum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e93-e95.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. WILLIAMS FZ, Clampitt-Holsenbeck A, Lopilato A, Nazari R, et al
    Successful Surgical Management of Aortic Arch Thrombosis in the Neonate.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e105-e108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  42. ETCHILL EW, Whitman GJR
    The Long-term Cardiac Benefits of beta-Blockers After Coronary Bypass: Questioned but Not Disproven.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:75-76.
    PubMed    


  43. KURLANSKY PA
    To Graft or Not to Graft?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:141.
    PubMed    


  44. DUBOIS BG, Houben IB, Khaja MS, Yang B, et al
    Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in the Setting of Compromised Distal Landing Zones.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:237-245.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. VOETSCH A, Pregartner G, Berghold A, Seitelberger R, et al
    How Do Type of Preoperative P2Y12 Receptor Inhibitor and Withdrawal Time Affect Bleeding?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:77-84.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. ZAFRIR B, Leviner DB, Saliba W, Sharoni E, et al
    Prognostic Interplay of Chronic Kidney Disease, Anemia, and Diabetes in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:94-101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. NAJM HK, Ahmad M, Salam Y, Klein J, et al
    Early Outcomes for In Situ Pericardial Roll Repair for Distant Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:169-175.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. KONZ MG, Rossi PJ, Rokkas CK
    Calcified Homograft With Aortic Insufficiency: A Hybrid Alternative Approach to Clamping.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e51-e53.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. ROGERS MP, Tumpudi A, Saade-Yordan C, Hooker RL, et al
    Repair of Massive Stanford Type A Aortic Dissection in a Jehovah's Witness Using Bloodless Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e7-e9.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. HOUEIJEH A, Godart F, Pagniez J, Hascoet S, et al
    From Fontan to Anatomical Repair 16 Years Later.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e15-e17.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  51. VACA-CARTAGENA BF, Lee CY, Tran HA, Fernandes T, et al
    Successful concomitant pulmonary thromboendarterectomy and heart transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Dec 17. pii: S0003-4975(20)32122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. BAKAEEN FG
    Right or Left Internal Thoracic Artery to the Left Anterior Descending Artery: Informed Choice or Flip a Coin.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1925.
    PubMed    


  53. BOZZANI A, Danesino V, Franciscone M
    Kommerell's Diverticulum and Early Endovascular Treatment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:2109-2110.
    PubMed    


  54. TEELIN J, Kantamneni V, Nicolosi A
    A Dissection Within an Ascending Aortic Graft?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e565.
    PubMed    


  55. OHIRA S, Spielvogel D, Lansman SL, Kai M, et al
    Less Invasive Reoperative Ventricular Assist Device Insertion for Patients With Patent Bypass Grafts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e545-e547.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. VANDENBERGE J, Kurlansky P, Takeda K, Yamabe T, et al
    In Situ Composition of Valved Conduit for Complex Reoperative Aortic Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e549-e550.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. KHAN FM, Naik A, Hameed I, Robinson NB, et al
    Open Repair of Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1941-1949.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. OUCHI T, Kato N, Kato H, Higashigawa T, et al
    Relevance of Aortic Dissection Chronicity to the Development of Stent Graft-induced New Entry.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1983-1989.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. JABAGI H, Tran D, Glineur D, Rubens FD, et al
    Optimal Configuration for Bypass of the Left Anterior Descending Artery During Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1917-1925.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. JASWAL V, Singh Thingnam SK, Kumar V, Munirathinam GK, et al
    Surgical Valve Repair of Native Pulmonary Valve Endocarditis Using the Ozaki Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e509-e511.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  61. ALI HASSAN SM, Palacios CM, Ethier T, Bisleri G, et al
    Improved Safety of Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e449-e450.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. FUKUHARA S, Rosati CM, El-Dalati S
    Acute Type A Aortic Dissection During the COVID-19 Outbreak.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e405-e407.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. MAIR H, Jilek C, Haas B, Lamm P, et al
    Ticagrelor and Rivaroxaban Elimination With CytoSorb Adsorber Before Urgent Off-Pump Coronary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e369-e370.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. CIBIN G, D'Onofrio A, Antonello M, Guglielmi C, et al
    Bailout Implantation of a New Single-Branch Stent Graft for the Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e371-e373.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. OISHI K, Arai H, Yoshida T, Oi K, et al
    Coronary Ostial Patch Angioplasty With Femoral Artery in Takayasu Arteritis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e427-e430.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. RABENSTEIN A, Bilfinger T, Loh S, McLarty A, et al
    Explantation of an Infected TEVAR With an Extra-Anatomic Arch Reconstruction Along the Right Heart.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e357-e359.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. MIZUNO T, Ohuchi K, Fujiwara T, Oi K, et al
    Development of a Novel Heart Positioner for Minimally Invasive Coronary Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1746-1750.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. O'HARA D, McLarty A, Sun E, Itagaki S, et al
    Type-A Aortic Dissection and Cerebral Perfusion: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1461-1467.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. WEISSLER EH, Voigt SL, Raman V, Jawitz O, et al
    Permissive Hypertension and Collateral Revascularization May Allow Avoidance of Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage in Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1469-1474.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. CZERNY M, Eggebrecht H, Rousseau H, Mouroz PR, et al
    Distal Stent Graft-Induced New Entry After TEVAR or FET: Insights Into a New Disease From EuREC.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1494-1500.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. NIENABER CA, Yuan X, Aboukoura M, Blanke P, et al
    Improved Remodeling With TEVAR and Distal Bare-Metal Stent in Acute Complicated Type B Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1572-1579.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. BOJKO MM, Suhail M, Bavaria JE, Habertheuer A, et al
    Fate of the Preserved Sinuses of Valsalva After Emergency Repair for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1476-1483.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  73. FERRARIS VA
    Why Is MIDCAB the Least Likely Option for Coronary Revascularization?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 21. pii: S0003-4975(20)31725.
    PubMed    


  74. ROYSE AG, Bellomo R, Royse CF, Clarke-Errey S, et al
    Radial Artery versus Bilateral Mammary Composite Y Coronary Artery Grafting: 15-year Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31684.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. SAITO A, Kumamaru H, Miyata H, Motomura N, et al
    Device use for proximal anastomosis on ascending aorta in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 13. pii: S0003-4975(20)31661.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. HESS N, Seese L, Sultan I, Mulukutla S, et al
    The Impact of Race on Outcomes of Revascularization for Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 7. pii: S0003-4975(20)31626.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. SCHUMACHER KR
    Palliation But Not Cure-Meeting the Lifetime Needs of Fontan Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1378-1379.
    PubMed    


  78. RAJAB TK, Jaggers J
    Extracardiac Fontan Operation: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1119-1122.
    PubMed    


  79. MISFELD M, Verevkin A, Borger MA
    Pneumorrhachis After Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e349.
    PubMed    


  80. MOSCARELLI M, Bonifazi R, Nasso G, Di Bari N, et al
    A Modified Technique for Ascending Aorta Replacement With Sinotubular Junction Stabilization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e335-e337.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. AMABILE A, Williams EE, Rastogi U, Torregrossa G, et al
    Nasogastric Tube: A Novel Way to Prevent Iatrogenic Bleeding in Emergent Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e269-e270.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. KREIBICH M, Bunte D, Berger T, Votsch A, et al
    Distal Stent Graft-Induced New Entries After the Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1271-1279.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. JORMALAINEN M, Raivio P, Mustonen C, Honkanen HP, et al
    Direct Aortic Versus Peripheral Arterial Cannulation in Surgery for Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1251-1258.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. ESMAEILI A, Fichtlscherer S, Holubec T, Albrecht M, et al
    Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation Based on Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e323-e325.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. HUANG L, Dalziel KM, du Plessis K, Winlaw DS, et al
    Long-term Out-of-Hospital Health Care Use for Fontan Survivors Across Childhood.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1372-1378.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  86. MANGHELLI JL, Kelly MO, Carter DI, Gauthier JM, et al
    Pericardial mitochondrial DNA levels are associated with atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31483.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. SHARMA V, Chen K, Alansari SA, Verma B, et al
    Outcomes of early coronary angiography or revascularization after cardiac surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31475.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. HADDAD DN, Shipe ME, Absi TS, Danter MR, et al
    Preparing for Bundled Payments: Impact of Complications Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on Costs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)31456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. PANDEY AK, Lee NS, Marsal J, Knowlton KU, et al
    Evaluation of routine coronary angiography prior to pulmonary thromboendarterectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 4. pii: S0003-4975(20)31458.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. MARATHE SP, d'Udekem Y, Winlaw DS
    What Is the Ideal Age for the Fontan Operation?: Reply.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1095-1096.
    PubMed    


  91. XUE Y, Zhou Q, Pan J, Cao H, et al
    "Double Jacket Wrapping" Root Reconstruction for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1060-1062.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. LI CS, Lu Z, Yan Y, Shen YH, et al
    Three-Dimensional Printing-Assisted Fabrication of Stent Graft to Reconstruct the Total Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:1055-1059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. TA J, Mishra S, Vaidya A, Forfia PR, et al
    Cangrelor and Heparin for Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy in Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e161-e163.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. KURODA Y, Uchida T, Hamasaki A, Yamashita A, et al
    Treatment Strategy for Severe Airway Stenosis Due to a Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e195-e197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. AXTELL A, Eagleton M, Conrad M, Isselbacher E, et al
    Total Arch Replacement and Frozen Elephant Trunk for Acute Complicated Type B Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e213-e216.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. MAINWARING RD, Collins RT, MacMillen KL, Palmon M, et al
    Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction After Failed Pulmonary Artery Stents.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:949-955.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. FUKUNAGA N, Ribeiro RVP, Lafreniere-Roula M, Manlhiot C, et al
    Left Ventricular Size and Outcomes in Patients With Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Less Than 20.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:863-869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. LI Z, Wu R, Liu C, Liu D, et al
    Endovascular Repair for Kommerell Diverticulum With Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e217-e219.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. VAN LINDEN A, Hecker F, Lehmann-Grube J, Arsalan M, et al
    Randomized Trial of 2 Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting Devices-Immunofluorescence Assessment.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:897-902.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. QIU ZH, Chen LW, Liao LM, Xiao J, et al
    Efficiency of Modified Triple-Branched Stent Graft in Type I Aortic Dissection: Two-Year Follow-up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:925-932.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. BILKHU R, Tome M, Marciniak A, Edsell M, et al
    Does the Aortic Annulus Dilate After Aortic Root Remodeling?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:943-947.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. RORRIS FP, Tsipas P, Kratimenos T, Kokotsakis J, et al
    Failure of Endovascular Repair in the Ascending Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e245.
    PubMed    


  103. LOU X, Duwayri YM, Jordan WD Jr, Chen EP, et al
    The Safety and Efficacy of Extended TEVAR in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:799-806.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  104. PATEL HJ, Azizzadeh A, Matsumoto AH, Velazquez OC, et al
    Five-Year Outcomes From the United States Pivotal Trial of Valiant Captivia Stent Graft for Blunt Aortic Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:815-820.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. TAHIRI M, Bykova A, Dunne B, Barth D, et al
    Preoperative Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Plasmapheresis for Urgent Pulmonary Endarterectomy in Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia-Positive Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:e231-e232.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  106. MASTROIACOVO G, Manganiello S, Pirola S, Tedesco C, et al
    Very long-term outcome of Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Aug 17. pii: S0003-4975(20)31315.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  107. FERRARIS VA
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110:597-598.
    PubMed    


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    July 2020
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    Very Early Discharge After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Does Not Impact Readmission or Survival.
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  119. GAUDINO M, Robinson NB
    Why surgical treatment of anomalous coronary arteries is still up for debate.
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    Biochemical markers-based prediction of neuropsychiatric complications after cardiac surgery.
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    Increased Glucose Variability: Fueling Poor Postoperative Outcomes or Indicating a Rocky Postoperative Course?: Reply.
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    Dissection of Arch Branches Alone: An Indication for Aggressive Arch Management in Type A Dissection?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:487-494.
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    Procedure- and Hospital-Level Variation of Deep Sternal Wound Infection From All-Japan Registry.
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    National Study of Index and Readmission Mortality and Costs for Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair in Patients With Renal Disease.
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    Total Endovascular Arch Repair Using Needle Fenestration and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e127-e129.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  218. NELSON JS, Hurtado CG, Wearden PD
    Surgery for Dysphagia Lusoria in Children.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e131-e133.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  219. TEWARI P, Dixit A, Pande S, Agarwal SK, et al
    Obstructing Granuloma in Main Pulmonary Trunk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e109-e111.
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  220. MIMBIMI C, Hajj-Chahine J, Allain G, Jayle C, et al
    Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm in Takayasu Arteritis With Concomitant Tuberculosis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e119-e121.
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  221. TANAKA A, Afifi RO, Safi HJ, Estrera AL, et al
    Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a Patient With Takayasu Arteritis.
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  222. PALANISAMY V, Mohandoss BK, Ravikumar MS, Raman R K, et al
    Uncommon Anatomic Variation of Left Internal Mammary Artery: God-Created Y-Graft Conduit.
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    January 2020
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    Coronary bypass with the free internal thoracic artery to treat anomalous right coronary artery.
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  224. KASAI M, Osako M, Yoshino H
    Novel Low-Cost, High-Fidelity, Portable Simulation Device for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 24. pii: S0003-4975(20)30068.
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  225. DALEN M
    Reply.
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    PubMed    


  226. HELDER MRK, Schaff HV, Day CN, Pochettino A, et al
    Regional and Temporal Trends in the Outcomes of Repairs for Acute Type A Aortic Dissections.
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  227. TYNER J, Baradarian S, Armstrong B, Cutter S, et al
    Bilateral Brachiocephalic Vein and Superior Vena Cava Reconstruction With an Aortic Allograft.
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  228. ALPAT S, Forgie KA, VonderMuhll I, Freed DH, et al
    Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement 3 Decades After Repair of Aortico-Left Ventricular Tunnel.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:e37-e39.
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  229. PATEL MD, Hyde JAJ
    Percutaneous Management of Coronary Button Kinking After Emergency Aortic Root Replacement.
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  230. TAKAHASHI Y, Shibata T, Fujii H, Morisaki A, et al
    Aortic and Pulmonary Valve Reconstruction Using Autologous Pericardium in Narrow Annuli.
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  231. LIU X, Ao H
    Discontinuation of Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel on Bleeding: Essential Role of Antifibrinolytic Agents.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;109:305.
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    December 2019
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    Maryland's global budget revenue program and coronary artery bypass surgery.
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  233. SZWED K, Slomka A, Pawliszak W, Szwed M, et al
    Novel markers for predicting type 2 neurological complications of coronary artery bypass grafting.
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  234. GHOREISHI M, DiChiacchio L, Pasrija C, Ghazi A, et al
    Predictors of Recovery in Patients Supported with VA-ECMO for Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Dec 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31867.
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1799-1800.
    PubMed    


  236. BIGELOW AM, Ghanayem NS, Thompson NE, Scott JP, et al
    Safety and Efficacy of Vasopressin After Fontan Completion: A Randomized Pilot Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1865-1874.
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  237. MAINWARING RD, Rosenblatt TR, Lui GK, Ma M, et al
    Surgical Repair of Ebstein's Anomaly Using a Bicuspidization Approach.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1875-1882.
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  238. VINNAKOTA A, Idrees JJ, Rosinski BF, Tucker NJ, et al
    Outcomes of Repair of Kommerell Diverticulum.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1745-1750.
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  239. BOZSO SJ, Nagendran J, Chu MWA, Kiaii B, et al
    Single-Stage Management of Dynamic Malperfusion Using a Novel Arch Remodeling Hybrid Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1768-1775.
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  240. NEWLAND RF, Baker RA, Woodman RJ, Barnes MB, et al
    Predictive Capacity of Oxygen Delivery During Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Acute Kidney Injury.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1807-1814.
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  241. ZHANG C, Hua Z, Liu J, Yan F, et al
    Reoperation With Coronary Reimplantation After Takeuchi Repair of Bland-White-Garland Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e381-e382.
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    November 2019
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    Instabilities in Aortic Length after TEVAR and Reoperation: 12 Years of Follow-up Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31739.
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  243. PANHWAR MS, Deo SV, Gupta T, Khera S, et al
    Weekend Surgery and Outcomes of Patients Admitted for Non-Elective Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31736.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  244. IRIBARNE A, Leavitt BJ, Westbrook BM, Quinn R, et al
    The Thirty-Year Influence of a Regional Consortium on Quality Improvement in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)31738.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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


  246. PUSKAS JD
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1408-1409.
    PubMed    


  247. COSELLI JS
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  248. BRESCIA AA, Patel HJ, Likosky DS, Watt TMF, et al
    Volume-Outcome Relationships in Surgical and Endovascular Repair of Aortic Dissection.
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  249. MERY CM, De Leon LE, Trujillo-Diaz D, Ocampo EC, et al
    Contemporary Outcomes of the Fontan Operation: A Large Single-Institution Cohort.
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  250. SIMON BV, Swartz MF, Orie JM, Adams HR, et al
    Neurodevelopmental Delay After the Neonatal Repair of Coarctation and Arch Obstruction.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  251. UMANA-PIZANO JB, Nissen AP, Sandhu HK, Miller CC, et al
    Acute Type A Dissection Repair by High-Volume Vs Low-Volume Surgeons at a High-Volume Aortic Center.
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    October 2019
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    Residual SYNTAX Score after Advanced Hybrid Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Revascularization.
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  253. FILARDO G, Pollock BD, da Graca B, Phan TK, et al
    Post-coronary artery bypass graft atrial fibrillation event count and survival: differences by sex.
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  254. SHROYER AL, Quin JA, Hattler B
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    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1265-1266.
    PubMed    


  255. SHROYER AL, Quin JA, Hattler B
    Reply.
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    PubMed    


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


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


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


  259. AYDIN S, Erek E
    Aneurysmal Degeneration of Extracellular Matrix in Arterial Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:1269-1270.
    PubMed    


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


  261. SAVIC V, Schmiady MO, Khargi K, Maisano F, et al
    How Does a Cabrol Fistula Look at Reoperation?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e277.
    PubMed    


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


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


  264. PARK SJ, Kim HJ, Kim JB, Jung SH, et al
    Sequential versus Individual Saphenous Vein Grafting during Coronary Arterial Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31398.
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  265. BIANCO V, Kilic A, Gleason TG, Aranda-Michel E, et al
    Midterm outcomes for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting in octogenarians.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0003-4975(19)31401.
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  266. TADOKORO N, Inoue Y, Minatoya K, Matsuda H, et al
    Morphology of Sinus of Valsalva after aortic valve sparing root replacement using Valsalva graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 12. pii: S0003-4975(19)31376.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  267. SAKAGUCHI T, Mizuno T, Ryomoto M, Sekiya N, et al
    A new multi-suction heart positioner for minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31357.
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    Cross-Sectional Magnetic Resonance and Modeling Comparison From Just After Fontan To The Teen Years.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 10. pii: S0003-4975(19)31355.
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  269. KIM KB, Choi JW, Oh SJ, Hwang HY, et al
    Twenty-year experience with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and early postoperative angiography.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31279.
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  270. TANAKA A, Leonard SD, Sandhu HK, Afifi RO, et al
    Open Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repairs in Patients Younger Than 50 Years Old.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:693-699.
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  271. ELDEIRY M, Aftab M, Bergeron E, Pal J, et al
    The Buffalo Trunk Technique for Aortic Arch Reconstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:680-686.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  272. BOND MMK, de Oliveira JLR, Farsky PS, Amato VL, et al
    Use of Quality of Life in Cardiovascular Surgery in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Validation, Reproducibility, and Quality of Life in One Year of Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:764-769.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  273. SONGDECHAKRAIWUT T, Aftab M, Chatterjee S, Green SY, et al
    Tracheostomy After Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Risk Factors and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:778-784.
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  274. BESHO JM, Tanaka A, Safi HJ, Estrera AL, et al
    Pseudoaneurysm of the Thoracoabdominal Aortic Graft Due to Intercostal Nerve Block.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e189-e191.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  275. FERNANDES P, Sharma SR, Magee A, Michielon G, et al
    Severe Migraine Associated With Nickel Allergy Requiring Surgical Removal of Atrial Septal Device.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e183-e184.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  276. BLAZEKOVIC R, Planinc M, Catic J, Baric D, et al
    Immunoglobulin G4 Inflammatory Aortic Aneurysm Mimicking Acute Aortic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e179-e181.
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    August 2019
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    Right coronary artery pseudoaneurysm after drug eluting stent: Dilemma solved on dual source CT.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 31. pii: S0003-4975(19)31263.
    PubMed    


  278. HICKS GL
    Epiaortic Ultrasound to Prevent Stroke in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(19)31251.
    PubMed    


  279. GAUDINO M, Benedetto U, Fremes SE, Hare DL, et al
    Angiographic outcome of coronary artery bypass grafts: Radial Artery Database International Alliance.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 27. pii: S0003-4975(19)31226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  280. SAQIB NU, Ray HM, Al Rstum Z, Rommens KL, et al
    Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Ascending Aorta Secondary to Embolized Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 24. pii: S0003-4975(19)31220.
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  281. BIANCARI F, Santini F, Tauriainen T, Bancone C, et al
    Epiaortic Ultrasound to Prevent Stroke in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 14. pii: S0003-4975(19)31181.
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    Can Preoperative C - reactive Protein Predict Bleeding after On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
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  283. CLEMENT KC, Suarez-Pierre A, Sebestyen K, Alejo D, et al
    Increased Glucose Variability Is Associated With Major Adverse Events After Coronary Artery Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 7. pii: S0003-4975(19)31094.
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  284. AYYAT KS, Argawi A, Mende M, Steinhoff G, et al
    Combined Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation - Are We There Yet?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 6. pii: S0003-4975(19)31077.
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  285. BECKMANN E, Leone A, Martens A, Mariani C, et al
    A Comparison of Two Strategies for Aortic Valve-sparing Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)31068.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  286. HENN MC, Maniar HS
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:622-623.
    PubMed    


  287. MICHLER RE
    Learning From Controversy: Management of Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation at the Time of CABG.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:321-323.
    PubMed    


  288. YAMAUCHI T, Takano H, Takahashi T, Masai T, et al
    Equations Estimating the Predissected Diameter of the Ascending Aorta for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:481-490.
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  289. GANDET T, Ozdemir BA, Trubert LC, Alric P, et al
    Physician-Modified Thoracic Stent Grafts for the Arch After Surgical Treatment of Type A Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:491-498.
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  290. KEELING B, Tian D, Jakob H, Shrestha M, et al
    The Addition of Aortic Root Procedures During Elective Arch Surgery Does Not Confer Added Morbidity or Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:452-457.
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  291. FUJIWARA K, Yoshizawa K, Kato O, Sakazaki H, et al
    Truncus Arteriosus With Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e105-e106.
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  292. HE J, Sun T, Chen Z, Luo D, et al
    Surgical Repair of Aortic Rupture Caused by Retained Neurointerventional Guidewire.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e81-e84.
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  293. YAMAMOTO R, Kato H, Matsubara M, Gomi S, et al
    Pulmonary Artery Obstruction by Idiopathic Calcification Causing Sudden Collapse in a Neonate.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e107-e109.
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  294. CR S, Aggarwal N, Joshi R, Joshi R, et al
    Autologous Tissue Reconstruction of Interrupted Aortic Arch Using Aberrant Subclavian Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e111-e113.
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  295. DI TOMMASO L, Di Tommaso E, Giordano R, Iannelli G, et al
    Paraneoplatic Obstruction of Descending Thoracic Aorta: A New Indication for Endovascular Surgery?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:e95-e97.
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    July 2019
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    Left Main Coronary Artery Dissection Complicating Valve Replacement Surgery.
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    Galectin-3 as a Predictor of Long-term Survival after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
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    Direct Cannulation in Minimally Invasive Cardiac surgery with limited resources.
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    Stent Thrombosis after Short-term Discontinuation of Ticagrelor for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    A rare pulmonary artery sarcoma, masquerading as pulmonary embolus.
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    Combined Management of a Broncho-Artery Fistula Post-lung Transplantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 2. pii: S0003-4975(19)30916.
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  302. EVERETT JE
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108:73.
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  303. CAKIR H, Yurekli I, Eygi B, Kestelli M, et al
    Bilateral or Just Left Internal Mammarian?
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  304. SUZUKI R, Mikamo A, Matsuno Y, Fujita A, et al
    Endovascular Treatment of Intercostal Artery Aneurysm Associated With Aortic Coarctation.
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    Neurologic Deficit After Aortic Arch Replacement: The Influence of the Aortic Atherosclerosis.
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    Operative and Long-Term Outcomes After Curative Repair of Acute Dissection Involving the Proximal Aorta.
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  307. BALKHY HH, Nisivaco S, Kitahara H, McCrorey M, et al
    Robotic Multivessel Endoscopic Coronary Bypass: Impact of a Beating-Heart Approach With Connectors.
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  308. HERAN MKS, Balaji N, Cook RC
    Novel Percutaneous Treatment of Cerebral Malperfusion Before Surgery for Acute Type A Dissection.
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    Outcomes of Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction in Williams Syndrome.
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    June 2019
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    Benefits of Endoscopic Vein Harvesting in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Repair of Aortic Valve Insufficiency and Ascending Aortic Aneurysm using Geometric Ring Annuloplasty.
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  312. SHROYER AL, Quin JA, Hattler B
    Reply.
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  313. KURLANSKY PA
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  314. NARAYAN P
    Outcome Benefit of On-Pump Surgery in Diabetic Patients at 5 Years: Is It Convincing or Just Predictable?
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    Outcomes After Initial Unifocalization to a Shunt in Complex Tetralogy of Fallot With MAPCAs.
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    Thoraflex Graft in an Inverted Position for Post-Dissection Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm.
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    Modified Distal Dunk Technique for Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Shunt in Stage 1 Palliation.
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  318. HAYASHI Y, Maekawa A, Sawaki S, Ozeki T, et al
    Left-Sided Complete Revascularization With Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries in Patients With Diabetes.
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    Neurologic Outcomes in Aortic Arch Repair With Frozen Elephant Trunk Versus 2-Stage Hybrid Repair.
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    Surgical Correction of Takayasu's Arteritis Involving Both Coronary and Pulmonary Arteries.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Damus-Kaye-Stansel: Valuable Option for Retraining of Left Ventricle in Late Arterial Switch for Transposition of the Great Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e389-e391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Emergency Use of Branched Thoracic Endovascular Repair in the Treatment of Aortic Arch Pathologies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:1799-1806.
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    May 2019
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    Predictors of Outcomes after Surgery for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension.
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    The Impact of Preoperative Clopidogrel on Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(19)30613.
    PubMed    


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    Occult Chronic Thromboembolic Disease in Patients Presenting for Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy.
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    Impact of Complications on Resource Utilization During 90-Day Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Bundle for Medicare Beneficiaries.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Contemporary Outcomes for 393 Elective Cases.
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    Long-Term Outcomes of Hybrid Technique of Complicated Type B Aortic Dissection.
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    Valve-Sparing Root Replacement in Elderly Patients With Annuloaortic Ectasia.
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    Outcomes After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair With Overstenting of the Left Subclavian Artery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Conventional Open Versus Hybrid Arch Repair of Aortic Arch Disease: Early and Long-Term Outcomes.
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    Ambulation With Femoral Arterial Cannulation Can Be Safely Performed on Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Endovascular Versus Open Repair for Chronic Type B Dissection Treatment: A Meta-Analysis.
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    Management of Bilateral Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  335. RAY HM, Estrera AL
    Stent Graft-Induced Pseudoaneurysms in a Patient With Vasculo-Behcet Disease.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding in Ebstein's Anomaly With Circular Shunting.
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    Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement in an 8-Month-Old Infant With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
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    April 2019
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    The Impact of Preoperative Clopidogrel on Outcomes Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Multiple Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Kawasaki Disease-Associated Coronary Artery Disease.
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    Coronary Bypass Versus Percutaneous Revascularization in Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(19)30420.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Giant Non-dissecting Ascending Aortic Aneurysm in a Pauci-symptomatic Young Man.
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    PubMed    


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    Patient-Specific Multiscale Modeling of the Assisted Bidirectional Glenn.
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    Deep Hypothermia With Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion Versus Moderate Hypothermia With Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion for Arch Surgery.
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    Surgical Repair of Distal Aortic Arch Aneurysm With Distal Extension: Sternotomy Versus Thoracotomy.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Cannulation of the Femoral Arterial Bypass Cannula Allows Completion of TAVR in Unstable Patients.
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    Uncommon Cause of Fever and Embolism: Staphylococcus epidermidis Infected Myxoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107:e283.
    PubMed    


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    Clinical Validation of a Coronary Surgery Technique That Minimizes Aortic Manipulation.
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    Late Onset Valve Dislocation of the Edwards Intuity Rapid-Deployment Bioprosthesis.
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    Converting Fontan-Bjork to 1.5- or 2-Ventricle Circulation.
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    March 2019
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    Bleeding in Patients Treated with Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Bleeding in Patients Treated with Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


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    A Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm leading to Tricuspid Stenosis.
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    Extracardiac Versus Lateral Tunnel Fontan: A Meta-Analysis of Long-Term Results.
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    Two Ventricles Are Not Better Than One in the Fontan Circulation: Equivalent Late Outcomes.
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    Hemoglobin Optimization for Coronary Bypass: A 10-Year Canadian Multicenter Experience.
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    Distal Stent Graft-Induced New Entry After TEVAR of Type B Aortic Dissection: Experience in 15 Years.
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    Long-Term Patency of Individual Segments of Different Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Configurations.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Sternal Wires-Induced Severe Systemic Inflammatory Response and Cardiac Tamponade.
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    A Rare Solitary Fibrous Tumor Originating From the Distal Aortic Arch.
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    Endovascular Aortic Repair for Early Complications After Implantation of the Thoraflex Hybrid Graft.
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    Graft Replacement of Kommerell Diverticulum and In Situ Aberrant Subclavian Artery Reconstruction.
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    February 2019
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    Computed tomography as a superior diagnostic test for left atrial thrombus with calcification.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Early Prognosis of Reduction Ascending Aortoplasty.
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    PubMed    


  365. KASAMA K, Uchida K, Karube N, Takebayashi S, et al
    Impact of Isolated Cerebral Perfusion Technique for Aortic Arch Aneurysm Repair in Elderly Patients.
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    Predictors of Failure of Medical Management in Uncomplicated Type B Aortic Dissection.
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  367. SINHA L, Ozturk M, Zurakowski D, Yerebakan C, et al
    Intra-Extracardiac Versus Extracardiac Fontan Modifications: Comparison of Early Outcomes.
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    Acute Kidney Injury in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection: Outcomes Over 20 Years.
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  369. MAURIZI G, Poggi C, D'Andrilli A, Vanni C, et al
    Superior Vena Cava Replacement for Thymic Malignancies.
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    January 2019
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    Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Transplant Vasculopathy.
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    Elective Aortic Root Replacement in North America: Analysis of STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
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    Risk of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Recurrence after Combined Valvular and Subvalvular Repair.
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    Predictors of cardiac surgery patients who tolerate blood conservation in cardiac surgery.
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    Early Clinical Outcomes of Hybrid Arch Frozen Elephant Trunk Repair With the Thoraflex Hybrid Graft.
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    Long-Term Outcomes of Coarctation Repair Through Left Thoracotomy.
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    Rates of Interventions in Isolated Coarctation Repair in Neonates Versus Infants: Does Age Matter?
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    Meta-Analysis of Peripheral or Central Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Postcardiotomy and Non-Postcardiotomy Shock.
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    Successful Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection in an Octogenarian With Double Aortic Arch.
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    Giant Thrombus Formation Originating From the Aortic Annulus.
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    PubMed    


    December 2018
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    Obstructive cardiomyopathy and tethering in ischemic mitral regurgitation: two sides of the coin.
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    PubMed    


  381. FERRARIS VA
    Incidence, Cost, and Risk Factors for Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Commentary).
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    Incidence, Cost, and Risk Factors for Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Technical Aspects of the Use of the Radial Artery in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 12. pii: S0003-4975(18)31785.
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    Cognitive Change After Cardiac Surgery Versus Cardiac Catheterization: A Population-Based Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)31671.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Combined aortic arch resection for lung cancer using total rerouting of supra-arch vessels.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)31778.
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    November 2018
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    Stopping Vs Continuing Aspirin Prior to Coronary Artery Surgery for Desensitized Cardiac Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31690.
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    The Incidence and Outcomes of Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy in North America.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(18)31687.
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    Pulmonary Arterial Bypass Surgery for Fibrosing Mediastinitis Causing Severe Pulmonary Hypertension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)31648.
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    Management of patients with coronary artery malperfusion secondary to Type A aortic dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)31643.
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    Surgeon-Specific Quality Monitoring System for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Nov 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)31621.
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    October 2018
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    Multimodality Imaging in Aortic Arch Aneurysm Ruptured into Pulmonary Artery.
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    Surgical treatment for pulmonary embolization of a right atrial myxoma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0003-4975(18)31449.
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    Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Coronary Arteries: A Novel Unroofing Technique in an Adult Cohort.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 9. pii: S0003-4975(18)31436.
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    Off-Pump versus On-Pump Impact: Diabetic Patient Five-Year Coronary Artery Bypass Clinical Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31423.
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    Intensity of Glycemic Control Affects Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0003-4975(18)31422.
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    September 2018
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    3-dimensional printed models-guided surgical repair for recurrent coronary artery fistula.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31340.
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    Costs Five Years after Off-Pump or On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
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    Off-Pump versus On-Pump Impact: Diabetic Patient Five-Year Coronary Artery Bypass Clinical Outcomes.
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    Intensity of Glycemic Control Affects Long-Term Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
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    Revascularization Strategies and Survival in Patients with Multi-vessel Coronary Artery Disease.
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    Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Occlusion Due to Concussion by a Bullet.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Sep 22. pii: S0003-4975(18)31304.
    PubMed    


    August 2018
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    Salvage Coronary Artery Bypass Predicts Increased Mortality during Aortic Root Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0003-4975(18)31165.
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    Impact of Arteriovenous Fistula for Hemodialysis on Clinical Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass.
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    Utility of Biomarkers to Improve Prediction of Readmission or Mortality after Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 4. pii: S0003-4975(18)31058.
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    July 2018
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    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2018 Update on Research: Outcomes Analysis, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety.
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    June 2018
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    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease (Commentary).
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    Surgical Outcome in Adolescents and Adults with Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from Pulmonary Artery.
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    Repair of Enlarging Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Two Months After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    Pediatric Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease.
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    The Need for Multiple Bypass Grafts in Repair of Right Coronary Artery to Coronary Sinus Fistulae.
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    The Association between Novel Biomarkers and 1-year Readmission or Mortality after Cardiac Surgery.
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    May 2018
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    Peripheral Distribution of Thrombus Does Not Affect Outcomes After Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy (Commentary).
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    PubMed    


  413. WANG SC, Patel H, Scott WW
    Lung Cancer Invading a Coronary Graft: Role of Coronary Intervention and Robotic Surgery.
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    Acute Management of Infected Chronic Thromboembolic Disease.
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    Hemiarch Reconstruction Vs Clamped Aortic Anastomosis for Concomitant Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
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    April 2018
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    Essential Thrombocythemia and Cardiac Surgery: A Case Series and Review of the Literature.
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  417. COSTA J, Gorenstein LA, D'Ovidio F
    Novel Treatment for Anastomotic Leak Following Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy.
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    Peripheral Distribution of Thrombus Does Not Affect Outcomes After Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy.
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    Is Transplantation Early for the Failing Single Ventricle?
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    Right Ventricular Preload and Increased Exercise Performance After Fontan-Bjork Modification.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1283-1284.
    PubMed    


  421. SON KH, Choi CH, Park KY
    Variables Affecting the Heart-Type Fatty Acid Binding Protein Level.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1282.
    PubMed    


  422. RUPPRECHT L, Schmid C
    More Reasons for Pericardiectomy Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1280.
    PubMed    


  423. ATKINS BZ, Mokadam NA
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:1119-1120.
    PubMed    


    March 2018
  424. ZHOU P, Zhu P, Xiao Z, Lin X, et al
    Meta-analysis of Repeat Revascularization of Off-Pump and On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 30. pii: S0003-4975(18)30408.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  425. RICH JB, Fonner CE, Quader MA, Ailawadi G, et al
    Impact of Regional Collaboration on Quality Improvement and Associated Cost Savings in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 26. pii: S0003-4975(18)30393.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  426. GIAMBRUNO V, Jones P, Khaliel F, Chu MW, et al
    Hybrid Coronary Revascularization Versus On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 20. pii: S0003-4975(17)31519.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  427. DESIMONE JP, Malenka DJ, Weldner PW, Iribarne A, et al
    Coronary Revascularization with Single Versus Bilateral Mammary Arteries: Is It Time to Change?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 14. pii: S0003-4975(18)30339.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  428. BHATNAGAR P, Bhatnagar S
    Multivessel Total Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Mesocardia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 13. pii: S0003-4975(18)30336.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  429. BELLER JP, Hawkins RB, Mehaffey JH, LaPar DJ, et al
    Does Preoperative Troponin Level Impact Outcomes following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 8. pii: S0003-4975(18)30276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  430. FERGUSON TB JR
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:821-822.
    PubMed    


  431. REECE TB
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:755-756.
    PubMed    


  432. WEHMAN B, Mazzeffi M, Chow R, Watkins AC, et al
    Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Refractory Electrical Storm After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e99-e101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  433. SHIM H, Kim WS, Park PW, Sung K, et al
    Late Disruption of Valved Graft at Nonanastomotic Site After Bentall Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e137.
    PubMed    


  434. TANAKA A, Sandhu HK, Pratt WB, Afifi R, et al
    Risk Modeling to Optimize Patient Selection for Management of the Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:724-730.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  435. YANG B, Patel HJ, Sorek C, Hornsby WE, et al
    Sixteen-Year Experience of David and Bentall Procedures in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:779-784.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  436. IRIBARNE A, Westbrook BM, Malenka DJ, Schmoker JD, et al
    Should Diabetes Be a Contraindication to Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:709-714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  437. ROSELLI EE, Idrees JJ, Bakaeen FG, Tong MZ, et al
    Evolution of Simplified Frozen Elephant Trunk Repair for Acute DeBakey Type I Dissection: Midterm Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:749-755.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  438. SHRESTHA ML, Beckmann E, Abd Alhadi F, Krueger H, et al
    Elective David I Procedure Has Excellent Long-Term Results: 20-Year Single-Center Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:731-738.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  439. HUANG CY, Hsu HL, Chen PL, Chen IM, et al
    The Impact of Distal Stent Graft-Induced New Entry on Aortic Remodeling of Chronic Type B Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:785-793.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  440. GOTTSCHALK BH, Blankenstein J, Guo L
    Ochronosis of Mitral Valve and Coronary Arteries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 1. pii: S0003-4975(18)30261.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2018
  441. FERRARIS VA
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes (Commentary).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 28. pii: S0003-4975(18)30245.
    PubMed    


  442. SHROYER ALW, Gioia WE, Bishawi M, Wallace AS, et al
    Single versus Multi-Center Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30138.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  443. ZHANG H, Ma X, Zhang Q, Jiao Q, et al
    Arterioplasty in Takayasu's Arteritis with Left Main Coronary Artery Involvement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 7. pii: S0003-4975(18)30137.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  444. TECSON KM, Brown D, Choi JW, Feghali G, et al
    Major Adverse Renal and Cardiac Events Following Coronary Angiography and Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0003-4975(18)30071.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  445. LUO S, Foreman C, Sano M, Soto Aguero MJ, et al
    Novel Leg Cannula for Venous Decompression in Peripheral Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e95-e97.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  446. LANGENBACH J, Stiller B, Kroll J, Grohmann J, et al
    Bilateral Arterial Ducts Causing Airway Compression by a Vascular Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e89.
    PubMed    


  447. FRASER CD 3RD, Zhou X, Liu RH, Lui C, et al
    Coronary Button Pseudoaneurysms After Aortic Root Replacement in a Child With Loeys-Deitz Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e63-e65.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  448. HIBINO M, Sakai Y, Kato W, Tanaka K, et al
    Ascending Aortic Aneurysm in a Child With Fibulin-4 Deficiency.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e59-e61.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  449. CANAUD L, Sfeir J, Alric P, Bommart S, et al
    Factors Favoring Retrograde Type A Aortic Dissection After Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:668.
    PubMed    


  450. JASSAR A, Kreibich M, Morlock J, Kondov S, et al
    Aortic Replacement After TEVAR-Diameter Correction With Modified Use of the Siena Prosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:587-591.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  451. HWANG HY, Koo BK, Yeom SY, Kim TK, et al
    Endothelial Shear Stress of the Saphenous Vein Composite Graft Based on the Internal Thoracic Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:564-571.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  452. FLEISCHMAN F, Elsayed RS, Cohen RG, Tatum JM, et al
    Selective Aortic Arch and Root Replacement in Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:505-512.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  453. LAU C, Gaudino M, Iannacone EM, Gambardella I, et al
    Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion Is Effective for Prolonged Circulatory Arrest in Arch Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:491-497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  454. CRESALIA NM, Armstrong AK, Romano JC, Norris MD, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes After Surgical Pulmonary Arterioplasty and Risk Factors for Reintervention.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:622-628.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  455. TREZZI M, Cetrano E, Giannico S, Iorio FS, et al
    Long-Term Outcomes After Extracardiac Fontan Takedown to an Intermediate Palliative Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:599-605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2018
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    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Replacement Through Apicoaortic Conduit for Aortic Bypass Valve Failure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e21-e22.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  457. PASRIJA C, Ghoreishi M, Shah A, Rouse M, et al
    Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use Can Be Safely Taught Without Increasing Morbidity or Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:76-82.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  458. NAKAHARA Y, Yoshida S, Kanemura T, Yamagishi S, et al
    Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafts in Hemodialysis: A Single-Center Propensity Score Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:153-159.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  459. MEZA JM, Hickey E, McCrindle B, Blackstone E, et al
    The Optimal Timing of Stage-2-Palliation After the Norwood Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:193-199.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  460. ST LOUIS JD, McCracken CE, Turk EM, Hancock HS, et al
    Long-Term Transplant-Free Survival After Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:186-192.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  461. LOU X, Chen EP, Duwayri YM, Veeraswamy RK, et al
    The Impact of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair on Long-Term Survival in Type B Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:31-38.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  462. BASSANO C, Bovio E, Nardi P, Ruvolo G, et al
    PAS-Port in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:334.
    PubMed    


    December 2017
  463. BARBERO C, Krakor R, Bentala M, Casselman F, et al
    Comparison of Endoaortic and Transthoracic Aortic Clamping in Less-Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  464. ZYWOT A, Lau CS, Glass N, Bonne S, et al
    Preoperative Scale to Determine All-Cause Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 27. pii: S0003-4975(17)31663.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  465. RAZA S, Blackstone EH, Houghtaling PL, Olivares G, et al
    Natural History of Moderate Coronary Artery Stenosis After Surgical Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31203.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  466. STAMP NL, Merry CJ
    Patch Repair of Anomalous Origin of Left Anterior Descending Artery from the Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0003-4975(17)31605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  467. BERTOGLIO L, Castiglioni A, Grandi A, Cambiaghi T, et al
    Custom-Made E-Vita Graft for Frozen Elephant Trunk With Arch-First Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e467-e469.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  468. PICHLMAIER M, Luehr M, Rutkowski S, Fabry T, et al
    Aortic Arch Hybrid Repair: Stent-Bridging of the Supra-Aortic Vessel Anastomoses (SAVSTEB).
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e463-e465.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  469. NISIVACO S, McCrorey M, Krienbring D, Patel B, et al
    Redo Robotic Endoscopic Beating Heart Coronary Bypass (TECAB) After Previous TECAB.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e417-e419.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  470. HUH U, Song S, Kim E, Kim CW, et al
    Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair Using Vascular Plug for Chronic Type IIIb Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e413-e415.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  471. IRIBARNE A, Goodney PP, Flores AM, DeSimone J, et al
    National Trends and Geographic Variation in Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Use in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1902-1907.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  472. MARTIN BJ, Mah K, Eckersley L, Harder J, et al
    Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Is Not a Predictor of Worse Intermediate Mortality Post Fontan.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2037-2044.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  473. VAPORCIYAN AA, Fikfak V, Lineberry MC, Park YS, et al
    Consensus-Derived Coronary Anastomotic Checklist Reveals Significant Variability Among Experts.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2087-2092.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  474. AFTAB M, Idrees JJ, Cikach F, Navia JL, et al
    Open Distal Fenestration of Chronic Dissection Facilitates Endovascular Elephant Trunk Completion: Late Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1960-1967.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  475. YURI K, Kimura N, Hori D, Yamaguchi A, et al
    A Challenging Treatment for Aortic Arch Aneurysm With Fenestrated Stent Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1915-1922.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  476. DUMFARTH J, Peterss S, Kofler M, Plaikner M, et al
    In DeBakey Type I Aortic Dissection, Bovine Aortic Arch Is Associated With Arch Tears and Stroke.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2001-2008.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  477. SIXT S, Aubin H, Kalb R, Rellecke P, et al
    Continuous Procedural Full-Lung Ventilation During Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1994-2000.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  478. CEFARELLI M, Murana G, Surace GG, Castrovinci S, et al
    Elective Aortic Arch Repair: Factors Influencing Neurologic Outcome in 791 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2016-2023.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  479. RAEES MA, Morgan CD, Pinto VL, Westrick AC, et al
    Neonatal Aortic Arch Reconstruction With Direct Splanchnic Perfusion Avoids Deep Hypothermia.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2054-2063.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  480. TRESSON P, Roussel A, Mordant P, Cerceau P, et al
    Endovascular Repair as a Bridge to Open Repair of a Ruptured Descending Thoracic Aspergillus Aortitis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e425-e428.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  481. UEKI C, Sakaguchi G
    Repeated Coronary Revascularization in the Era of the Heart Team.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:2126.
    PubMed    


    November 2017
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    Determinants of Variation in Pneumonia Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 23. pii: S0003-4975(17)31111.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  483. GOUDIE E, Oliveira RL, Thiffault V, Jouquan A, et al
    Phase 1 Trial Evaluating Safety of Pulmonary Artery Sealing With Ultrasonic Energy in VATS Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(17)31112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  484. RAHMANIAN PB, Kaya S, Eghbalzadeh K, Menghesha H, et al
    Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement: Excellent Results and Increased Effective Orifice Areas.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 10. pii: S0003-4975(17)31098.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  485. POLLOCK BD, Filardo G, da Graca B, Phan TK, et al
    Predicting New-Onset Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Atrial Fibrillation With Existing Risk Scores.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 7. pii: S0003-4975(17)30980.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  486. VAN PUTTE BP, Smith T, De Kroon TL, Damiano RJ, et al
    Pulmonary Vein Widening Plasty for Pulmonary Vein Stenosis and Occlusion After Catheter Ablation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e411-e412.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  487. ASADA S, Yamagishi M, Miyazaki T, Maeda Y, et al
    Systemic Venous Rerouting Through the Coronary Sinus for ccTGA With Bilateral SVCs.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e393-e395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  488. FUJITA S, Nakano T, Oda S, Kado H, et al
    Yasui Conversion for Repair After Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e389-e391.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  489. ZAIDI SJ, Adhikari RR, El-Zein C, Siddiqui S, et al
    Acquired Cor Triatriatum Sinister After the Fontan Operation and Successful Resection in a Child.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e385-e387.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  490. BAYLISS CD, Booth KL, Williams R, Dark JH, et al
    Managing a Mycotic Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm: The Importance of Molecular Diagnostics.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e379-e381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  491. PREVENTZA O, Coselli JS, Mayor J, Simpson K, et al
    The Stent Is Not to Blame: Lessons Learned With a Simplified US Version of the Frozen Elephant Trunk.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1456-1463.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  492. VARDAS PN, Stefanescu Schmidt AC, Lou X, Goldstone AB, et al
    Current Status of Endovascular Training for Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents in the United States.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1748-1754.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  493. MEJARE-BERGGREN H, Olsson C
    Validation and Adjustment of the Leipzig-Halifax Acute Aortic Dissection Type A Scorecard.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1577-1582.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  494. REISENAUER JS, Said SM, Schaff HV, Connolly HM, et al
    Outcome of Surgical Repair of Pulmonary Artery Aneurysms: A Single-Center Experience With 38 Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1605-1610.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  495. KILIC A, Arnaoutakis GJ, Bavaria JE, Sultan I, et al
    Outcomes of Elective Aortic Hemiarch Reconstruction for Aneurysmal Disease in the Elderly.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1522-1530.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  496. WU HB, Qin H, Ma WG, Zhao HL, et al
    Can Renal Resistive Index Predict Acute Kidney Injury After Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Repair?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1583-1589.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  497. MORELL VO
    Nikaidoh Procedure: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1446-1449.
    PubMed    


  498. LUTHRA S
    Degrees of Belief and the Burden of Proof: The ART Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1441-1444.
    PubMed    


  499. GLEASON TG, Schindler JT, Hagberg RC, Deeb GM, et al
    Subclavian/Axillary Access for Self-Expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Renders Equivalent Outcomes as Transfemoral.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Nov 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31042.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2017
  500. CRAWFORD TC, Magruder JT, Fraser C, Suarez-Pierre A, et al
    Less Is More: Results of a Statewide Analysis of the Impact of Blood Transfusion on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 24. pii: S0003-4975(17)30962.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  501. DO N, Hill KD, Wallace AS, Vricella L, et al
    Shunt Failure-Risk Factors and Outcomes: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)30868.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  502. CHEN LW, Wu XJ, Dai XF
    Transverse Pericardial Sinus Closure in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e351-e353.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  503. RAEES MA, Mazhar D, Christensen JT, Parra DA, et al
    Bidirectional Inferior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis: Pre-Fontan Interim Palliation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e329-e331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  504. HARKY A, Mohammad HA, Garner M, Ali M, et al
    Anomalous Right Internal Thoracic Artery Terminating in the Right Superior Pulmonary Vein.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e323-e324.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  505. UCHIDA T, Hamasaki A, Yamashita A, Nakamura K, et al
    Tracheal Compression Caused by a Hematoma After Redo Aortic Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e319-e320.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  506. TOURMOUSOGLOU C, Karkos C, Fidanis T, Theofilogiannakos EK, et al
    An Unusual Case of Arterial Embolism in an Adolescent With a Mitral Valve Repair With a Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e315-e317.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  507. FRIDMAN MD, Owada CY, Gregory RD, Birnbaum PL, et al
    Off-Pump Double Coronary Artery Bypass in a 14-Year-Old With Kawasaki Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e307-e309.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  508. HOBBES B, d'Udekem Y, Zannino D, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Determinants of Adverse Outcomes After Systemic-To-Pulmonary Shunts in Biventricular Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1365-1370.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  509. PETTERSEN O, Haram PM, Winnerkvist A, Karevold A, et al
    Pedicled Vein Grafts in Coronary Surgery: Perioperative Data From a Randomized Trial.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1313-1317.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  510. SOH S, Kwak YL, Song JW, Yoo KJ, et al
    Rotational Thromboelastometry Predicts Increased Bleeding After Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1318-1324.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  511. OZCINAR E, Erol S, Aliyev A, Cakici M, et al
    Could Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy Be Performed With Acceptable Outcomes Without a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1432.
    PubMed    


    September 2017
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    Impact of Gender on Arterial Revascularization Strategies for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0003-4975(17)30951.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Zone 2 Arch Replacement and Staged Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e299-e301.
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    True Lumen Perfusion Technique for Extensive Aortic Dissections Involving the Neck and Femoral Vessels.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e295-e297.
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    Aortic Dissection After the Hybrid Stage 1 Procedure: Diagnosis and Management Strategy.
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    Hybrid Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Using Avalon Elite Double Lumen Cannula Ensures Adequate Heart/Brain Oxygen Supply.
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  517. ISSITT RW, Harvey I, Walsh B, Voegeli D, et al
    Quantification of Lipid Filtration and the Effects on Cerebral Injury During Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
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    Cardiac Arrhythmia After Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
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  519. BJURBOM M, Iyengar AJ, Moenkemeyer F, Konstantinov IE, et al
    Evolution of Left Ventricular Size in Late Survivors of Surgery for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:926-931.
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  520. DHAR A, Aronowitz D, Misra N, Meyer DB, et al
    Surgical Angioplasty of Stenotic Left Main Coronary Artery 15 Years After ALCAPA Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e269-e270.
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  521. FORTIN J, Vaillancourt R, Vigneault L, Laflamme M, et al
    Unusual Cause of Life-Threatening Hemoptysis During Cardiac Operation: Surgical Management Revisited.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e251-e252.
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    Cardiac Regeneration in the Human Left Ventricle After CorMatrix Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e239-e241.
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    Hybrid Arch Frozen Elephant Trunk for Persistent Endoleak After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e227-e229.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation After Percutaneous Removal of a Swan-Ganz Catheter Caught by Suture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e225-e226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Repair of Partial Pulmonary Artery Sling in a Symptomatic Adolescent.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e289.
    PubMed    


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    Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm as an Unusual Cause of Superior Vena Cava Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e287.
    PubMed    


    August 2017
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    Similar Outcomes in Diabetes Patients After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With Single Internal Thoracic Artery Plus Radial Artery Grafting and Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 18. pii: S0003-4975(17)30784.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Randomized Clinical Trial of Red Blood Cell Transfusion Triggers in Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)30781.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Symptoms Are More Useful Than Echocardiography in Patient Selection for Pulmonary Endarterectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug 16. pii: S0003-4975(17)30699.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  530. YOKOYAMA S, Yonekura T, Nishiwaki N, Taniguchi S, et al
    Coronary Sinus Orifice Atresia After the Fontan Completion: Unique Repair Technique.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e151-e153.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Extracardiac Fontan Operation Through a Right Thoracotomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e147-e149.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  532. SETT SS, Lafaro RJ, Babu SC
    Repair of Circumflex Aortic Arch in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e139-e141.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Hybrid Approach for the Treatment of Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Induced by Pacemaker.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e131-e132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  534. INABA Y, Ito T, Hayashi S, Takahashi T, et al
    Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair Including Total Debranching on Femoral Artery for Arch Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e123-e125.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Ascending Aorta Stenting After Off-Pump Aortic Wrapping in Stanford A Retrograde Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e115-e117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Outcomes of Antegrade Stent Graft Deployment During Hybrid Aortic Arch Repair.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Outcomes of Chronic Descending Dissections: Type I Versus III DeBakey.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:593-598.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  538. YU L, Gu T
    Massive Pulmonary Embolization From Intravenous Leiomyosarcoma With Intracardial Extension.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e189.
    PubMed    


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    Double Aortic Arch Complicated by Acute Type A Dissection in an Aged Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e187.
    PubMed    


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    Aortic Coarctation Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:377-381.
    PubMed    


    July 2017
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    Routine Use of Topical Bacitracin to Prevent Sternal Wound Infections After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jul 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30578.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  542. MROCZEK T, Demkow M, Moszura T, Morka A, et al
    Perventricular Implantation of Melody Valve in Child With Pulmonary Hypertension After a Potts Shunt.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e67-e69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  543. LIANG Y, Kaiser CA, Danter MR
    Complete Neurological Recovery After Acute Total Occlusion of the Superior Vena Cava.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e65-e66.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Stepwise Total Aortic Repairs With Fenestrated Endografts in a Patient With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e39-e42.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Surgical Management of Giant Left Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Causing Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e27-e29.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    The Standardized Concept of Moderate-to-Mild (>/=28 degrees C) Systemic Hypothermia During Selective Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion for All-Comers in Aortic Arch Surgery: Single-Center Experience in 587 Consecutive Patients Over a 15-Year Period.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:49-55.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  547. MANNING MW, Cooter M, Mathew J, Alexander J, et al
    Angiotensin Receptor Blockade Improves Cardiac Surgical Outcomes in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:98-105.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  548. KINOSHITA T, Tawa M, Suzuki T, Aimi Y, et al
    Suppression of Graft Spasm by the Particulate Guanylyl Cyclase Activator in Coronary Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:122-129.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    One or Two Internal Thoracic Grafts? Long-Term Follow-Up of 957 Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Surgeries.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:70-77.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Patient-Specific Simulation of Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Repair: Initial Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:336-341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Primary Pulmonary Vein Stenosis: Outcomes, Risk Factors, and Severity Score in a Multicentric Study.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  552. LIM HG, Lee JR, Kim YJ
    The Effects of Modification to Lateral Tunnel Fontan Procedure for Prophylactic Arrhythmia Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:197-204.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  553. MEOT M, Lefort B, El Arid JM, Soule N, et al
    Intraoperative Stenting of Pulmonary Artery Stenosis in Children With Congenital Heart Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:190-196.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption After Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Diagnosis and Correlation to Cognition.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:161-169.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  555. HARKY A, Khosravi A, Elam L, Colledge J, et al
    Percutaneous Intervention of a Rare Complication Post Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e87.
    PubMed    


  556. VURAL KM
    Mild to Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Should a Mitral Surgical Procedure be Added to Revascularization?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:372-373.
    PubMed    


    June 2017
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    Coronary Artery Anomalies in Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries and Their Impact on Postoperative Outcomes.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Conversion From Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting to On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jun 11. pii: S0003-4975(17)30446.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Simple Identification of the Adamkiewicz Artery in Extended Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e567-e569.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  560. VELAYUDHAN BV, Idhrees AM
    A New Technique for Graft-to-Graft Anastomosis to Reconstruct the Aortic Arch.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e563-e564.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Transcatheter Mustard Revision Using Endovascular Graft Prostheses.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Undersized Stent Grafts for Acute Mesenteric Ischemia in Chronic Type B Dissection.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Endovascular Fenestration for Distal Aortic Sealing After Frozen Elephant Trunk With Thoraflex.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Systematic Review of Reintervention After Thoracic Endovascular Repair for Chronic Type B Dissection.
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    Femoral Vein Homograft as Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduit in Stage 1 Norwood Operation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1969-1974.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  566. HIGASHIDA A, Hoashi T, Kagisaki K, Shimada M, et al
    Can Fontan Conversion for Patients Without Late Fontan Complications be Justified?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1963-1968.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  567. NAUTA FJH, Lau KD, Arthurs CJ, Eagle KA, et al
    Computational Fluid Dynamics and Aortic Thrombus Formation Following Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    The Unintended Consequences of Over-Reducing Cardiopulmonary Bypass Circuit Prime Volume.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Aortic Remodeling After Endovascular Repair of Complicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Clinical Outcomes of the David V Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Compared With Bioprosthetic Valve-Conduits for Aortic Root Aneurysms.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1824-1832.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Open Repair of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Patients 50 Years Old and Younger.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    PETTICOAT Technique to Prevent Distal Stent Graft-Induced New Entry Tears.
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    Eight-Stitch Side-to-Side Anastomosis for Sequential Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    PubMed    


    May 2017
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    Intraoperative Three-Dimensional Mapping of Supraventricular Tachycardia in a Young Fontan Patient.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e453-e456.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Hybrid Endovascular Repair of a Right-Sided Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in a Patient With Polyarteritis Nodosa.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Aortic Root Replacement for Children With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
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    Retrograde Pulmonary Embolectomy for Acute Pulmonary Embolism: A Simplified Technique.
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    Open Surgical Repair Remains the Gold Standard for Treating Aortic Arch Pathology.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Long-Term Outcomes of Open Arch Repair After a Prior Aortic Operation: Our Experience in 154 Patients.
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    Pericardiectomy After Previous Bypass Grafting: Analyzing Risk and Effectiveness in this Rare Clinical Entity.
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    April 2017
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    Impact of Transcatheter Technology on Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Volume, Outcomes, and Cost.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    C-Reactive Protein Predicts Acute Kidney Injury and Death After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Long-Term Mortality Effect of Early Pacemaker Implantation After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Single-Stage Hybrid Repair of Right Aortic Arch With Kommerell's Diverticulum.
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    Management of Retrograde False Lumen Perfusion After Hybrid Arch Repair in Acute Aortic Dissection.
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    Tricuspid Valve Repair With Artificial Chorda After Previous Ventricular Septal Defect Repair.
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    Cavopulmonary Anastomosis During Same Hospitalization as Stage 1 Norwood/Hybrid Palliative Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Repeated Target Vessel Revascularization after Coronary Artery Bypass for In-Stent Restenosis.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Late Consequences of a Much Earlier Decision.
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    PubMed    


    March 2017
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    Effect of Dose and Timing of Preoperative Statins on Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Preoperative Glycosylated Hemoglobin: A Risk Factor for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Healthcare-Associated Infections in Cardiac Surgery Patients With Prolonged Intensive Care Unit Stay.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 4. pii: S0003-4975(17)30013.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Should We Ablate Atrial Fibrillation During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Aortic Valve Replacement?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Mar 2. pii: S0003-4975(16)31822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  595. CACERES M, Halpern DE, Hooker RL
    Ascending Aortic Graft Pseudoaneurysm With Sternal Erosion: A Presentation of Candidal Infection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e251-e253.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Novel Approach to Essential Thrombocythemia and Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e249-e250.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Neovascularization of Thymoma From Left Internal Mammary Artery Bypass Graft.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Total Endovascular Repair of Post-dissection Aortic Arch Aneurysm With Chimney Technique.
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    Concomitant Endografting of a Type B Aortic Dissection During Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e223-e224.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  600. JANG WS, Kim WH, Cho S
    Effects of Angle Correction Angioplasty for Pulmonary Artery Stenosis With Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:862-868.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting Increases Mediastinitis: Myth or Fact?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:834-839.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    How to Clamp and Bypass if There Is Single Artery Supply to the Head and That Contains Severe Stenosis?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e293-e295.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Ten-Year Experience of Coronary Endarterectomy for the Diffusely Diseased Left Anterior Descending Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:710-716.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Central Repair With Antegrade TEVAR for Malperfusion Syndromes in Acute Debakey I Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:748-755.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2017
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    Patency of Saphenous Vein Grafts Using the PAS-Port System During Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31616.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  606. CHANG YS, Wang JX, Chang DW
    Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass and Stents for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Stenosis.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Using the Radial Artery, Right Internal Thoracic Artery, or Saphenous Vein as the Second Conduit.
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    Heart-Type Fatty Acid Binding Protein and Ischemia-Modified Albumin for Detection of Myocardial Infarction After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Hybrid Repair of Ruptured Arch Aneurysm Without Sternotomy Through an Unusual Extraanatomic Bypass.
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    A Modified and Less Invasive Procedure in Aortic Arch Replacement.
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    Penetrating Trauma of the Thoracic Aorta Caused by a Knitting Needle.
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    An Unusual Cause of Hemopericardium 22 Years After a Fontan Procedure.
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    Management Strategy for Patients With Chronic Subclavian Vein Thrombosis.
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    Looks Do Matter! Aortic Arch Shape After Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Palliation Correlates With Cavopulmonary Outcomes.
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    Should Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting Be Used in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus?
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    Blood Flow Quantitation by Positron Emission Tomography During Selective Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion.
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    Endovascular Technique for Repair of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm After Coarctation Operation.
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    Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Multiple Giant Saccular Aortic Aneurysms.
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    Intracardiac Extension of Intravenous Leiomyomatosis.
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    Staged Repair of an Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Secondary to Delayed Methylmethacrylate Plate Migration.
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    January 2017
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    Surgical Embolectomy for Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Systematic Review and Comprehensive Meta-Analyses.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 31. pii: S0003-4975(16)31618.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  627. YOUNT KW, Yarboro LT, Narahari AK, Ghanta RK, et al
    Outcomes of Trainees Performing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Does Resident Experience Matter?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31463.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  628. UEKI C, Miyata H, Motomura N, Sakaguchi G, et al
    Previous Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Does Not Increase Adverse Events After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)31477.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  629. POSENAU JT, Wojdyla DM, Shaw LK, Alexander KP, et al
    Revascularization Strategies and Outcomes in Elderly Patients With Multivessel Coronary Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31556.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  630. BHAMIDIPATI CM, McCabe JM, Jones TK, Lombardi WL, et al
    Hybrid Management of a Giant Left Main Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e89.
    PubMed    


  631. BATTALOGLU B, Colak C, Disli OM, Akca B, et al
    The Surgical Repair of a Hyperimmunoglobulin E Syndrome Associated Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e65-e67.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  632. BEN ABDALLAH I, El Batti S, Julia P, Alsac JM, et al
    Random Finding of a Ruptured Kommerell Aneurysm After Stroke.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e61-e63.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  633. ADODO DK, Kloeckner M, Bergoend E, Couetil JP, et al
    Pulmonary Artery Dissection: A Case Treated by Homograft Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e47-e49.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  634. KUO CC, Hsing CH, Cheng BC
    Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass for Anomalous Origin of Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e35-e37.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  635. MORREAU SP, Haydock DA
    Prolonged Survival of Pulmonary Artery Sarcoma After Aggressive Surgical Resection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e21-e23.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  636. JENG EI, Voskresensky I, Beck AW, Lee TC, et al
    Femorofemoral Shunt During Surgery for Acute DeBakey Type 1 Dissection to Treat Peripheral Extremity Malperfusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e17-e20.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  637. KASSAR K, Lucke M, Pu C, Tsukashita M, et al
    Fulminant Infectious Aortitis With Ascending Aortic Rupture.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e11-e12.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  638. COHEN RG, Hackmann AE, Fleischman F, Baker CJ, et al
    Type A Aortic Dissection Repair: How I Teach It.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:14-17.
    PubMed    


  639. KANEKO T
    "Think Outside the Box"-Visionary of Cross-Training.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:11-13.
    PubMed    


  640. RUFFER A, Tischer P, Munch F, Purbojo A, et al
    Comparable Cerebral Blood Flow in Both Hemispheres During Regional Cerebral Perfusion in Infant Aortic Arch Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:178-185.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  641. OMURA A, Matsuda H, Minami H, Nakai H, et al
    Early and Late Outcomes of Operation for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection in Patients Aged 80 Years and Older.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:131-138.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  642. RONCATI L, Manenti A
    ITA Well Fits as Arterial Conduit for Coronary Bypass Based on Its Histology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:363.
    PubMed    


    December 2016
  643. LANDER HL, Ejiofor JI, McGurk S, Tsuyoshi K, et al
    Vancomycin Paste Does Not Reduce the Incidence of Deep Sternal Wound Infection After Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 24. pii: S0003-4975(16)31468.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  644. HUH JH, Lee KH, Cho KR, Hwang HY, et al
    Spasm and Reopening of the Right Gastroepiploic Artery Conduit After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)31372.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  645. MALTAIS S, Widmer RJ, Bell MR, Daly RC, et al
    Reoperation for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: Outcomes and Considerations for Expanding Interventional Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)31362.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  646. RANKIN JS, Badhwar V, He X, Jacobs JP, et al
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement Plus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Composite Score: A Report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Quality Measurement Task Force.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31287.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  647. FREUNDLICH RE, Maile MD, Hajjar MM, Habib JR, et al
    Years of Life Lost After Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)31300.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  648. LIN MT, Wang JK, Wu PY, Lu CW, et al
    Successful Transcatheter Handmade-Valved Graft Stent for Branch Pulmonary Regurgitation: Novel Approach in a Special Event.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e541-e543.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  649. CHENG L, Zhu J, Liu X, Liu W, et al
    A Successful Three-Stage Surgical Treatment for Aortoesophageal Fistula After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair and Esophageal Stent Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e503-e505.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  650. DUDHANI R, Jegatheeswaran A, Rao V
    TOUGH Syndrome: A Report of an Early Immediate Postoperative Cause of Aortocoronary Graft Occlusion.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e493-e494.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  651. HO JY, Wong RH, Chow SC, Yu PS, et al
    Preemptive Aneurysm Sac Embolization for Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair With Inadequate Proximal Landing Zone.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e489-e491.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  652. MILNE CP, Amako M, Spear R, Clough RE, et al
    Inner-Branched Endografts for the Treatment of Aortic Arch Aneurysms After Open Ascending Aortic Replacement for Type A Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2028-2035.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  653. KIM TH, Song SW, Lee KH, Baek MY, et al
    Effects of False Lumen Procedures on Aorta Remodeling of Chronic DeBakey IIIb Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1941-1947.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  654. NAUTA FJ, Tolenaar JL, Patel HJ, Appoo JJ, et al
    Impact of Retrograde Arch Extension in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection on Management and Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2036-2043.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  655. GUERRA NC, Pernot M, Nesseris G, Al-Yamani M, et al
    Scimitar Syndrome Repair in Adults: Intermediate-Term Results Using an Extracardiac Conduit.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:2070-2076.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  656. TATOULIS J, Wynne R, Skillington PD, Buxton BF, et al
    Total Arterial Revascularization: A Superior Strategy for Diabetic Patients Who Require Coronary Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1948-1955.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  657. MATSUSHITA T, Masuda S, Kanzaki T
    A Safe Technique for Using an Enclose II Anastomosis Assist Device During Off-Pump Coronary Bypass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e581-e582.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  658. KIM YH, Oh HC, Choi JW, Hwang HY, et al
    No-Touch Saphenous Vein Harvesting May Improve Further the Patency of Saphenous Vein Composite Grafts: Early Outcomes and 1-Year Angiographic Results.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)31275.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2016
  659. FARAG M, Nikolic M, Arif R, Schmack B, et al
    Cardiac Surgery in Patients With Previous Hepatic or Renal Transplantation: A Pair-Matched Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31161.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  660. SIMPSON KE, Pruitt E, Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, et al
    Fontan Patient Survival After Pediatric Heart Transplantation Has Improved in the Current Era.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31247.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  661. ZUCKERMAN J, Ades M, Mullie L, Trnkus A, et al
    Psoas Muscle Area and Length of Stay in Older Adults Undergoing Cardiac Operations.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31167.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  662. HSU CY, Shih JC, Chen SJ, Wu ET, et al
    Modified Norwood Procedure for Tricuspid Atresia, Transposition of Great Arteries, and Hypoplastic Right Arch With Complete Vascular Ring.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e481-e483.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  663. KURODA Y, Minakata K, Yamazaki K, Sakaguchi H, et al
    A Giant Left Atrial Thrombus After Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e461.
    PubMed    


  664. GNANAPPA GK, Laohachai K, Orr Y, Ayer J, et al
    Isolated Anomalous Origin of Left Pulmonary Artery From the Descending Aorta: An Embryologic Ambiguity.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e439-e441.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  665. ABDOLI S, Tatum JM, Fratello AL, Bowdish ME, et al
    Type B Aortic Arch Interruption in an Adult.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e431-e432.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  666. MATSUZAKI K, Imamura Y, Ozawa M, Nakajima T, et al
    Intravenous Lobular Capillary Hemangioma in the Subclavian Vein.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e427-e429.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  667. BISHAWI M, Shah AA, McCann RL, Milano CA, et al
    Concomitant Thoracic Aortobifemoral Bypass With Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e413-e415.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  668. HUSSAIN ST, Zhen-Yu Tong M, Raja S, Keshavamurthy S, et al
    Substernal Colonic Interposition After Previous Coronary Artery Bypass Graft in a Patient With a Patent Left Internal Thoracic Artery Graft: A Surgical Challenge.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e403-e405.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  669. WOODWARD LC, Antoniades C, Taggart DP
    Intraoperative Vein Graft Preservation: What Is the Solution?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1736-1746.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  670. ARAFAT A, Roselli EE, Idrees JJ, Feng K, et al
    Stent Grafting Acute Aortic Dissection: Comparison of DeBakey Extent IIIA Versus IIIB.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1473-1481.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  671. SETTEPANI F, Cappai A, Basciu A, Barbone A, et al
    Impact of Cusp Repair on Reoperation Risk After the David Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1503-1511.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  672. ESAKI J, Leshnower BG, Binongo JN, Lasanajak Y, et al
    The David V Valve-Sparing Root Replacement Provides Improved Survival Compared With Mechanical Valve-conduits in the Treatment of Young Patients With Aortic Root Pathology.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1522-1530.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  673. KOTHA VK, Herget EJ, Appoo JJ
    Complications at the Proximal Landing Zone of Endovascular Stent Grafts Deployed in Surgically Replaced Ascending Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1490-1497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  674. HIGASHIGAWA T, Kato N, Chino S, Hashimoto T, et al
    Type A Aortic Dissection After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1536-1542.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  675. HONDA T, Itatani K, Takanashi M, Kitagawa A, et al
    Contributions of Respiration and Heartbeat to the Pulmonary Blood Flow in the Fontan Circulation.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1596-1606.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  676. KULIK A
    High-Dose Statins After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Questions Remain.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1762.
    PubMed    


    October 2016
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    Minimally Invasive Extracorporeal Circulation Circuit Is Not Inferior to Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Meta-Analysis Using the Bayesian Method.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)31135.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  678. KOWALEWSKI M, Malvindi PG, Suwalski P, Raffa GM, et al
    Clinical Safety and Effectiveness of Endoaortic as Compared to Transthoracic Clamp for Small Thoracotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)31140.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  679. GROH MA, Diaz I, Johnson AM, Ely SW, et al
    Is Surgical Intervention the Optimal Therapy for the Treatment of Aortic Valve Stenosis for Patients With Intermediate Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Score?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 15. pii: S0003-4975(16)31069.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  680. LUTHRA S, Leiva Juarez MM, Senanayake E, Luckraz H, et al
    Percutaneous Intervention Before Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Does Not Unfavorably Impact Survival: A Single-Center Propensity-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 12. pii: S0003-4975(16)30945.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  681. LIKOSKY DS, Paugh TA, Harrington SD, Wu X, et al
    Prediction of Transfusions After Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgical Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 7. pii: S0003-4975(16)30887.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  682. KEELING WB, Binongo J, Halkos ME, Leshnower BG, et al
    The Racial Paradox in Multiarterial Conduit Utilization for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 4. pii: S0003-4975(16)30941.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  683. GUIHAIRE J, Kloeckner M, Deleuze P
    Exclusion of Complex Paraannular Aortic Abscess With the Freestyle Xenograft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e373-5.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  684. GALLO M, Protos AN, Trivedi JR, Slaughter MS, et al
    Surgical Treatment of Benign Superior Vena Cava Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e369-71.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  685. BRUNHUBER C, Le Borgne P
    Hoarseness as the Initial Symptom of Aortic Arch Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e365.
    PubMed    


  686. KAYAWAKE H, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Aoyama A, Date H, et al
    Pulmonary Arterioplasty With End-to-End Anastomosis of the Lingular Branch to the Interlobar Pulmonary Artery in Living-Donor Lobectomy.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e351-2.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  687. CLARKE NS, Murthy R, Hernandez J, Megison S, et al
    Aortoesophageal Fistula in a Child With Undiagnosed Vascular Ring: Life-Threatening or Lethal?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e325-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  688. ENDO H, Ishii H, Tsuchiya H, Takahashi Y, et al
    Pathologic Features of Lone Aortic Mobile Thrombus in the Ascending Aorta.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e313-5.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Minimally Invasive Repair of Mitral Valve Prolapse and Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in a Heart Transplant.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e305-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  690. KOTKAR KD, Said SM, Michelena H, Wanta B, et al
    Right Coronary Artery Septic Embolization Secondary to Aerococcus urinae Native Mitral Valve Endocarditis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e295-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  691. SHAHIAN DM
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1312.
    PubMed    


  692. RANKIN JS, Badhwar V
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1219-20.
    PubMed    


  693. CHONG BK, Baek JS, Im YM, Park CS, et al
    Systemic-Pulmonary Shunt Facilitates the Growth of the Pulmonary Valve Annulus in Patients With Tetralogy of Fallot.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1322-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  694. BISLERI G, Giroletti L, Hrapkowicz T, Bertuletti M, et al
    Five-Year Clinical Outcome of Endoscopic Versus Open Radial Artery Harvesting: A Propensity Score Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1253-9.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  695. PATEL HJ, Dake MD, Bavaria JE, Singh MJ, et al
    Branched Endovascular Therapy of the Distal Aortic Arch: Preliminary Results of the Feasibility Multicenter Trial of the Gore Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1190-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  696. VALLABHAJOSYULA P, Szeto WY, Habertheuer A, Komlo C, et al
    Bicuspid Aortic Insufficiency With Aortic Root Aneurysm: Root Reimplantation Versus Bentall Root Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1221-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  697. MCCARTHY FH, Bavaria JE, McDermott KM, Moeller P, et al
    At the Root of the Repair Debate: Outcomes After Elective Aortic Root Replacements for Aortic Insufficiency With Aneurysm.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1199-205.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  698. LUZURIER Q, Le Guillou V, Lottin M, Vermeulin T, et al
    Is the Risk of Wound Infection Related to Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Potentiated by Age?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1239-44.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Erroneous Information in Zone 0 Endografting Article.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1410.
    PubMed    


    September 2016
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    Potassium and Magnesium Supplementation Do Not Protect Against Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Operation: A Time-Matched Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep 2. pii: S0003-4975(16)30782.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  701. STEELE D, Viviano A, Bilkhu R, Diab M, et al
    Gigantic Saphenous Vein Graft Aneurysm Presenting as Pulsatile Anterior Chest Wall Mass.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e263.
    PubMed    


  702. LEE AP, Wong RH, Underwood MJ, Yu SC, et al
    Contrast-Enhanced Transthoracic Aortic Ultrasonography for Endoleak Detection After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e261.
    PubMed    


  703. PANG PY, Nathan VB
    Successful Thrombectomy for an Idiopathic Floating Ascending Aortic Thrombus.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e245-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  704. TAKAHARA S, Kanda K, Kawatsu S, Yoshioka I, et al
    Modification of a Standard Thoracoabdominal Incision to Preserve Collaterals to Adamkiewicz Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e241-3.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Thoracic Endovascular Stent Graft Repair of Middle Aortic Syndrome.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e233-5.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  706. LUC JG, Shanks M, Tyrrell BD, Welsh RC, et al
    Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve: A Cautionary Tale.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e211-3.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  707. DENTON EJ, Rischin A, McGiffin D, Williams TJ, et al
    Refractory Pulmonary Edema Caused by Late Pulmonary Vein Thrombosis After Lung Transplantation: A Rare Adverse Event.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e197-9.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  708. OHIRA S, Doi K, Okawa K, Dohi M, et al
    Safety and Efficacy of Sequential Left Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting to Left Circumflex Area.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:766-73.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  709. SUGIURA T, Tara S, Nakayama H, Kurobe H, et al
    Novel Bioresorbable Vascular Graft With Sponge-Type Scaffold as a Small-Diameter Arterial Graft.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:720-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2016
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    Predictors of Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Bayesian Analysis.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 28. pii: S0003-4975(16)30673.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  711. NICHOLS EL, McCullough JN, Ross CS, Kramer RS, et al
    Optimal Timing From Myocardial Infarction to Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on Hospital Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)30674.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  712. LIU S, Shi Y, Liu R, Tong M, et al
    Early Prognosis of Reduction Ascending Aortoplasty in Patients With Aortic Valve Disease: A Single Center's Experience.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug 25. pii: S0003-4975(16)30683.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  713. MAINWARING RD, Ibrahimiye AN, Hanley FL
    Surgical Technique for Repair of Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis and Other Complex Peripheral Reconstructions.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e181-3.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  714. ATHANASIOU T, Ashrafian H, Harling L, Casula RP, et al
    Bailouts to LIMA Damage for Avoiding Conversion in Minimal Access Coronary Procedures.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e173-6.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  715. ALSOUFI B, Gillespie S, Kim D, Shashidharan S, et al
    The Impact of Dominant Ventricle Morphology on Palliation Outcomes of Single Ventricle Anomalies.
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  716. PANTALEO A, Jafrancesco G, Buia F, Leone A, et al
    Distal Stent Graft-Induced New Entry: An Emerging Complication of Endovascular Treatment in Aortic Dissection.
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  717. IKONOMIDIS JS, Ad N, Aldea GS, Argenziano M, et al
    Vascular Operations Performed by Cardiothoracic Surgeons: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Survey.
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  718. BEDZRA E, Don CW, Reisman M, Aldea GS, et al
    Transapical Mitral Valve Replacement for Mixed Native Mitral Stenosis and Regurgitation.
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    Progressive Mitral Stenosis After MitraClip Implantation in a Patient With Systemic Inflammatory Disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e89-91.
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    Mitraclip Followed by Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Hybrid Techniques for Regurgitant Aortic and Mitral Valve Disease.
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    Management of Traumatic Aortic and Splenic Rupture in a Patient With Ascending Aortic Aneurysm.
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    A Novel Approach for Emergency Repair of Intraoperative Type A Aortic Dissection Through a Left Thoracotomy.
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    A Novel Surgical Technique for Right-Sided Interrupted Aortic Arch by Interposition of a Pulmonary Autograft Tube.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e125-7.
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    Sternal Closure With Tie Bands: A Word of Caution.
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  725. BOTTA L, Bruschi G, Fratto P, Margari V, et al
    Direct Transaortic TEVAR: An Alternative Option for Selected Patients With Unsuitable Peripheral Access.
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  726. ROUGHNEEN PT, Al-Dossari GA
    The Anomalous Coronary Artery in Aortic Valve Replacement: A Case For Caution.
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    A Left Ventricular Thrombus in a Patient With Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome Removed Under Thoracoscopic Support.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e109-11.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  728. SANTARPINO G, Fischlein T, Biancari F
    Emergency CABG: The Importance of Definition Criteria.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:674-5.
    PubMed    


    July 2016
  729. BOULATE D, Mercier O, Mussot S, Fabre D, et al
    Extracorporeal Life Support After Pulmonary Endarterectomy as a Bridge to Recovery or Transplantation: Lessons From 31 Consecutive Patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:260-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  730. ZHU X, Li Y, Li Q, Luo S, et al
    A Simplified Arch Debranching Technique for Hybrid Repair of Complicated Type B Aortic Dissection.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e69-72.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  731. THOMPSON JL, Burkhart HM
    Translocation of an Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery With Resolution of Dysphagia Lusoria.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e65-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  732. MORISAKI A, Murakami T, Hosono M, Sohgawa E, et al
    Externalized Transapical Guidewire for Aortic Arch Aneurysm Repair.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e51-3.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  733. FERNS SJ, El Zein C, Maruboyina SP, Subramanian S, et al
    Improved Results of Aortic Arch Reconstruction in the Norwood Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:178-85.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  734. MAHLA E, Prueller F, Farzi S, Pregartner G, et al
    Does Platelet Reactivity Predict Bleeding in Patients Needing Urgent Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting During Dual Antiplatelet Therapy?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)30482.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2016
  735. KEELING WB, Sundt T, Leacche M, Okita Y, et al
    Outcomes After Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy for Acute Pulmonary Embolus: A Multi-institutional Study.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 30. pii: S0003-4975(16)30483.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  736. BADRUDIN D, Khaliel F, Cartier R
    Obesity Paradox in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Does It Benefit the Elderly?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 29. pii: S0003-4975(16)30484.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  737. SCHWANN TA, Habib JR, Khalifeh JM, Nauffal V, et al
    Effects of Blood Transfusion on Cause-Specific Late Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting-Less Is More.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 23. pii: S0003-4975(16)30505.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  738. EDWARDS FH, Ferraris VA, Kurlansky PA, Lobdell KW, et al
    Failure to Rescue Rates After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Analysis From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 22. pii: S0003-4975(16)30381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  739. PATEL HJ, Likosky DS, Pruitt AL, Murphy ET, et al
    Aortic Valve Replacement in the Moderately Elevated Risk Patient: A Population-Based Analysis of Outcomes.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)30368.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  740. HE GW, Taggart DP
    Antispastic Management in Arterial Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)30116.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  741. BROWN JR, Hisey WM, Marshall EJ, Likosky DS, et al
    Acute Kidney Injury Severity and Long-Term Readmission and Mortality After Cardiac Surgery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 17. pii: S0003-4975(16)30346.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  742. SHAFIQ A, Jang JS, Kureshi F, Fendler TJ, et al
    Predicting Likelihood for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting After Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Finding the Best Prediction Model.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)30225.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  743. KIRMANI BH, Brazier A, Sriskandarajah S, Alshawabkeh Z, et al
    Long-Term Survival After Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)30309.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  744. HUGHES GC
    Invited Commentary.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2235-6.
    PubMed    


  745. ARSALAN M, Smith RL, Squiers JJ, Wang A, et al
    Robotic Excision of a Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Mitral Chordae.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:e187-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  746. KOLH P, Kurlansky P, Cremer J, Lawton J, et al
    Transatlantic Editorial: A Comparison Between European and North American Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularization.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2031-44.
    PubMed    


  747. STROBEL RJ, Liang Q, Zhang M, Wu X, et al
    A Preoperative Risk Model for Postoperative Pneumonia After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 1. pii: S0003-4975(16)30206.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2016
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    Myocardial Revascularization for Patients With Diabetes: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention?
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 21. pii: S0003-4975(16)00266.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  749. HWANG HY, Lee KH, Han JW, Kim KB, et al
    Equivalency of Saphenous Vein and Arterial Composite Grafts: 5-Year Angiography and Midterm Clinical Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)00193.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  750. MAHLE WT, Jacobs JP, Jacobs ML, Kim S, et al
    Early Extubation After Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot and the Fontan Procedure: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 9. pii: S0003-4975(16)30101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  751. YAMASAKI M, Deb S, Tsubota H, Moussa F, et al
    Comparison of Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Graft Stenosis More Than 5 Years After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)30080.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  752. ITO H, Mizumoto T, Tempaku H, Fujinaga K, et al
    Emergency Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery for Patients on Preoperative Intraaortic Balloon Pump.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May 3. pii: S0003-4975(16)30025.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  753. OKADA N, Murayama H, Hasegawa H
    Optimal Surgical Management Using a Classic Blalock-Taussig Shunt for an Infected Pseudoaneurysm After a Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt Procedure.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1992-5.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  754. ZANOTTI G, Gupta R, Reece TB, Campbell DN, et al
    Aortic Valve Sparing Root Replacement With Unroofing and Reconstruction of an Anomalous Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1980-2.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  755. BOUABDALLAOUI N, Debbagh H, Schoell T, Lebreton G, et al
    Surgical Management of Undiagnosed Laceration of Superior Vena Cava Caused by Blunt Trauma.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1972-4.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  756. NAVIA DO, Vrancic M, Piccinini F, Camporrotondo M, et al
    Myocardial Revascularization Exclusively With Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries in T-Graft Configuration: Effects on Late Survival.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:1775-81.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  757. SANTARPINO G, Gazdag L, Vogt F, Ledwon M, et al
    Randomized Study for Mammary Artery Harvesting: Please, Also Consider Wound Management!
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2025.
    PubMed    


  758. UEKI C, Sakaguchi G
    On-Pump Beating Technique Reduces Both Early Morbidity and Mortality.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101:2023-4.
    PubMed    


    April 2016
  759. LAW T, Dunne B, Stamp N, Ho KM, et al
    Surgical Results and Outcomes After Reimplantation for the Management of Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Right Coronary Artery.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 23. pii: S0003-4975(16)00122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  760. FIORE M, Tuffigo M, Cahoreau V, Oses P, et al
    Successful coronary artery bypass in type 2M and 2N von Willebrand disease.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 6. pii: S0003-4975(16)30299.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  761. WANG J, Yu W, Gao M, Gu C, et al
    Preoperative Prophylactic Intraaortic Balloon Pump Reduces the Incidence of Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury and Short-Term Death of High-Risk Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Meta-Analysis of 17 Studies.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Apr 1. pii: S0003-4975(15)01750.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2016
  762. AMIN S, Pinho-Gomes AC, Taggart DP
    Relationship of Intraoperative Transit Time Flowmetry Findings to Angiographic Graft Patency at Follow-Up.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 12. pii: S0003-4975(15)01779.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  763. WEI Z, Whitehead KK, Khiabani RH, Tree M, et al
    Respiratory Effects on Fontan Circulation During Rest and Exercise Using Real-Time Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb 9. pii: S0003-4975(15)01860.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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