Surgical resections of superinfected pneumatoceles in a covid-19 patient
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Massimo Castiglioni, Giuseppe Pelosi, Alberto Meroni, Marta Tagliabue, Elisabetta Uslenghi, Davide Salaris, Matteo Incarbone (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 29, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

The “Fallen Lung Sign”
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Giulio Melloni, Federico Mazza (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 29, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Intraseptal anomalous coronaries: a radical solution for a radical problem?
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Andrew Well, Carlos M. Mery (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 29, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Experience and Outcomes of Surgically Implanted Melody Valve in the Pulmonary Position
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Eric N. Feins, Mariana Chávez, Ryan Callahan, Pedro J. del Nido, Sitaram M. Emani, Christopher W. Baird (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 29, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Technical Performance Score’s Association with Arterial Switch Operation Outcomes
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Angelika Muter, Haley M. Evans, Kimberlee Gauvreau, Steven Colan, Jane Newburger, Pedro J. del Nido, Meena Nathan (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 29, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Impact of Different Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategies on Renal Injury after Pediatric Heart Surgery
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Sachin D. Tadphale, Karthik Ramakrishnan, Thomas Spentzas, TK Susheel Kumar, Jerry Allen, Steven J. Staffa, David Zurakowski, William A. Bigelow, Srirupa Hari Gopal, Umar S. Boston, Richard A. Jonas, Christopher J. Knott-Craig (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 29, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Automatic referral of potential thoracic malignancies detected on CT scan
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): James Veenstra, Tehreem Khalid, Kenneth C. Stewart, Azim Valji, Eric LR. Bédard, Scott Johnson, Bryce Laing, Simon R. Turner (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Development of a novel heart positioner for minimally invasive coronary surgery
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Tomohiro Mizuno, Katsuhiro Ohuchi, Tatsuki Fujiwara, Keiji Oi, Eiki Nagaoka, Kiyotoshi Oishi, Masafumi Yashima, Masashi Takeshita, Hirokuni Arai (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair: Causes of Valve Failure and Long Term Outcomes
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Sri Harsha Patlolla, Hartzell V. Schaff, John M. Stulak, Hector I. Michelena, Nishant Saran, Katherine S. King, Joseph A. Dearani (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Impact of Tricuspid Regurgitation on Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Dominick Megna, Joanna Chikwe (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Cobra-head cuffed vascular graft as right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery shunt in Norwood procedure
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Katarzyna Januszewska, Anja Lehner, Christoph Schmidt, Julia Stegger, Pawel Nawrocki, Edward Malec (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Effect of Skeletonization of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries on Deep Sternal Wound Infections
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Thomas A. Schwann, Mario F.L. Gaudino, Daniel T. Engelman, Art Sedrakyan, Dongze Li, Robert F. Tranbaugh, Robert H. Habib (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Bilateral vs. Single Internal Mammary Artery Grafts for Coronary Artery Bypass in the United States
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Yuanjia Zhu, Bharathi Lingala, Hanjay Wang, Y. Joseph Woo (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

3D printing for AAOCA: The future is (not quite) here
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): David M. Overman (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Higher Long-Term Quality of Life Metrics After VATS Lobectomy Compared to Robotic-Assisted Lobectomy
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Aaron M. Williams, Lili Zhao, Tyler R. Grenda, Ranganath G. Kathawate, Ben E. Biesterveld, Umar F. Bhatti, Philip W. Carrott, Kiran H. Lagisetty, Andrew C. Chang, William Lynch, Jules Lin, Rishindra M. Reddy (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Type-A Aortic Dissection and Cerebral Perfusion: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Danielle O’Hara, Allison McLarty, Erick Sun, Shinobu Itagaki, Henry Tannous, Danny Chu, Natalia Egorova, Joanna Chikwe (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Biventricular Repair in Interrupted Aortic Arch and Ventricular Septal Defect with Small LVOT
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Demetrios N. Mallios, W. Hampton Gray, Andrew L. Cheng, Winfield J. Wells, Vaughn A. Starnes, S. Ram Kumar (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Reflections on 40 years of Workforce Surveys: How the times have changed…
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Tomer Z. Karas, Kevin D. Accola (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 27, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Permissive hypertension and selective CSF Drainage for Extended TEVAR for Acute Type B Dissection
Publication date: Available online 25 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Bradley G. Leshnower (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 26, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate Solution for Donor Heart Preservation is Safe for Transplantation
Publication date: Available online 25 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Claus J. Preusse (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 26, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

The Rapid Transformation of Cardiac Surgery Practice in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: Insights and Clinical Strategies From a Center at the Epicenter
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Isaac George, Michael Salna, Serge Kobsa, Scott Deroo, Jacob Kriegel, David Blitzer, Nicholas J. Shea, Alex D’Angelo, Tasnim Raza, Paul Kurlansky, Koji Takeda, Hiroo Takayama, Vinayak Bapat, Yoshifumi Naka, Craig R. Smith, Emile Bacha, Michael Argenziano (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Defining the limits of valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement for degenerated Freestyle bioprosthesis
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Heidi Reich, Eric E. Roselli (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Intraoperative hemoadsorption therapy can be beneficial in patients with infective endocarditis
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Zaki Haidari, Mohamed El-Gabry, Daniel Wendt (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Silicone stent versus fully covered metallic stent in malignant central airway stenosis
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Rosa Maria Ortiz-Comino, Arturo Morales, Rosa López-Lisbona, Noelia Cubero, Marta Diez-Ferrer, Cristian Tebé, Antoni Rosell, Rachid Tazi, Elisa Mincholé, Nikos Koufos, Judith Peñafiel, Matthew Salamonsen, Juan Antonio Botero, Pedro Romero, Jordi Dorca (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Platelet Transfusion in Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Bobby Yanagawa, Roberto Ribeiro, Jessica Lee, C. David Mazer, Davy Cheng, Janet Martin, Subodh Verma, Jan O. Friedrich, Canadian Cardiovascular Surgery Meta-Analysis Working Group (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Upper Hemisternotomy for Repair of Acute Type A Dissection: an Additional Real World Perspective
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Armin Darius Peivandi, Angelo M. Dell’Aquila, Andreas Rukosujew (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Development of a Risk Score to Predict 90-day Readmission after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Rodrigo Zea-Vera, Qianzi Zhang, Arsalan Amin, Rohan M. Shah, Subhasis Chatterjee, Matthew J. Wall, Todd K. Rosengart, Ravi K. Ghanta (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Propensity-matched analysis of clinical relevance of the highest mediastinal lymph node metastasis
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Shao Dong Wang, Gan Wei Liu, Xiao Li, Xi Zhao Sui, Fan Yang, Jun Wang (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Coronary Artery Bypass for Anomalous Coronary Arteries: Something I will not do
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Sameh M. Said (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 24, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Safety and outcomes of combined liver transplantation and cardiac surgery in cirrhosis
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Ashley Wood, Bijan Eghtesad, KV Narayanan Menon, Maan Fares, Michael Zhen-Yu Tong, Vikram Sharma, Rocio Lopez, Jamak Modaresi Esfeh (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 23, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

TAVR for AR? An unmet need.
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): J. James Edelman, Vinod H. Thourani (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 23, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

When it comes to Type A aortic dissection: It’s all about malperfusion, malperfusion, malperfusion
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Joshua C. Grimm, Ibrahim Sultan (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 23, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Corrigendum.
Authors: PMID: 32560784 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 22, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Tags: Ann Thorac Surg Source Type: research

Treatment of Chronic Nonunion of a Sternal Fracture with Teriparatide
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Fernando Marin (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2020 Update on Outcomes and Research
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Elliot L. Servais, Christopher W. Towe, Lisa M. Brown, Stephen R. Broderick, Mark I. Block, William R. Burfeind, John D. Mitchell, Paul H. Schipper, Daniel P. Raymond, Elizabeth A. David (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Managing Malperfusion Syndrome in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection with Previous Cardiac Surgery
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Elizabeth L. Norton, Linda Farhat, Xiaoting Wu, Karen M. Kim, Shinichi Fukuhara, Minhaj S. Khaja, David M. Williams, Himanshu J. Patel, G Michael Deeb, Bo Yang (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Use of Organ Care System Lung for Single Lung Transplantation
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Erol V. Belli, Gundars Katlaps, Mazin Al Salihi, John Dunning (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Standalone totally thoracoscopic left appendage clipping: Safe, Simple, Standardized
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Stefano Branzoli, Massimiliano Marini, Fabrizio Guarracini, Carlo Pederzolli, Giovanni D’Onghia, Maurizio Centonze, Claudio Pomarolli, Angelo Graffigna, Mark La Meir (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Correction of bileaflet mitral valve prolapse via reduction of posterior leaflet height
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Mimi Deng, Elsayed Elmistekawy, Thierry Mesana, Vincent Chan (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Feasibility of surgical resection after induction EGFR-TKI therapy for N2 lung adenocarcinomas
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Weigang Zhao, Tangbing Chen, Chunyu Ji, Liwen Xiong, Rong Li, Baohui Han, Wentao Fang (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Signet Ring Cell histology confers worse overall survival in treated Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Publication date: Available online 21 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Andrew Tang, Jesse Rappaport, Siva Raja, Alejandro Bribriesco, Monisha Sudarshan, Hafiz U. Siddiqui, Daniel Raymond, Sudish C. Murthy, Usman Ahmad (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

The Long-term Cardiac Benefits of Beta Blockers post Coronary Bypass: questioned but not disproven
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Eric Etchill, Glenn Whitman (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 20, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

ADP Receptor Inhibitors: Balancing Perioperative Bleeding and Protection from Adverse Coronary Events
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Victor A. Ferraris (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 20, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

How do type of preoperative P2Y12 receptor inhibitor and withdrawal time affect bleeding
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Andreas Voetsch, Gudrun Pregartner, Andrea Berghold, Rainald Seitelberger, Michael Schoerghuber, Wolfgang Toller, Elisabeth Mahla (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 20, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Association between β-Blocker and Outcome of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft: Before and After 1 Year
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Jungchan Park, Seung-Hwa Lee, Dong Seop Jeong, Young Tak Lee, Younghwan Kim, Sang On Lee, Sangmin Maria Lee, Jong-Hwan Lee, Jeong Jin Min, Jin-ho Choi, Hyeon-Cheol Gwon, Keumhee Carriere, Joonghyun Ahn, Wook Sung Kim (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 20, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Invited commentary
Publication date: Available online 19 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Arminder S. Jassar (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 20, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Less Invasive Reoperative Ventricular Assist Device Insertion for Patients with Patent Bypass Grafts
Publication date: Available online 19 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Suguru Ohira, David Spielvogel, Steven L. Lansman, Masashi Kai (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 20, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Total Endovascular Aortic Arch repair using Three-Vessel Inner Branch Stent-Graft
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Pierre Olivier Dionne, Emanuel R. Tenorio, Luis C. Cajas Monson, Alberto Pochettino, Gustavo S. Oderich (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 18, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Prognostic Interplay Between Chronic Kidney Disease, Anemia and Diabetes in Coronary Bypass Surgery
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Barak Zafrir, Dror B. Leviner, Walid Saliba, Erez Sharoni (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 17, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Feasibility and Durability of the Modified Cabrol Coronary Artery Reattachment Technique
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Akiko Tanaka, Zain Al-Rstum, Nicolas Zhou, Madiha Hassan, Harleen K. Sandhu, Charles C. Miller, Hazim J. Safi, Anthony L. Estrera (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - June 17, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research