Edge-to-Edge Mitral Repair Associated With Septal Myectomy in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Elisabetta Lapenna, Teodora Nisi, Stefania Ruggeri, Cinzia Trumello, Benedetto Del Forno, Davide Schiavi, Roberta Meneghin, Alessandro Castiglioni, Ottavio Alfieri, Michele De Bonis (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Five-Year Outcomes From the United States Pivotal Trial of Valiant Captivia Stent Graft for Blunt Aortic Injury
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Himanshu J. Patel, Ali Azizzadeh, Alan H. Matsumoto, Omaida C. Velazquez, Joshua D. Rovin, Joseph V. Lombardi, Ali Khoynezhad, Yuqing Dai, Rodney A. White (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Outcomes After Tricuspid Valve Repair With Ring Versus Suture Bicuspidization Annuloplasty
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Sameer Hirji, Farhang Yazdchi, Spencer Kiehm, Samantha Landino, Siobhan McGurk, Jochen Muehlschlegel, Steve Singh, Hari Mallidi, Marc Pelletier, Sary Aranki, Prem Shekar, Tsuyoshi Kaneko (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Aortic Insufficiency After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Predictors and Outcomes
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Hiroshi Kagawa, Edgar Aranda-Michel, Robert L. Kormos, Mary Keebler, Gavin Hickey, Yisi Wang, Michael Mathier, Arman Kilic (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Readmission After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in the United States
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Habib Khoury, William Ragalie, Yas Sanaiha, Hannah Boutros, Sarah Rudasill, Richard J. Shemin, Peyman Benharash (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Left Ventricular Size and Outcomes in Patients With Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Less Than 20%
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Naoto Fukunaga, Roberto Vanin Pinto Ribeiro, Myriam Lafreniere-Roula, Cedric Manlhiot, Mitesh V. Badiwala, Vivek Rao (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Size Probably Matters
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Berhane Worku, Mario Gaudino (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Outcomes of Adult Patients With Septic Shock Undergoing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Therapy
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Laura C. Myers, Charlotte Lee, B. Taylor Thompson, Gaston Cudemus, Yuval Raz, Nathalie Roy (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Adults With Sepsis: The Next Frontier?
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Nicholas R. Teman (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Randomized Trial of 2 Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting Devices—Immunofluorescence Assessment
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Arnaud Van Linden, Florian Hecker, Jasper Lehmann-Grube, Mani Arsalan, Manfred Richter, Brigitte Matzke, Tomas Holubec, Thomas Walther (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Evaluating the Impact of Pneumonia Prevention Recommendations After Cardiac Surgery
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Raymond J. Strobel, Steven D. Harrington, Chris Hill, Michael P. Thompson, Lourdes Cabrera, Patricia Theurer, Penny Wilton, Divyakant B. Gandhi, Alphonse DeLucia, Gaetano Paone, Xiaoting Wu, Min Zhang, Sarah L. Krein, Richard L. Prager, Donald S. Likosky, Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device Cannula Position and Hemocompatibility-Related Adverse Events
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Teruhiko Imamura, Nikhil Narang, Daisuke Nitta, Takeo Fujino, Ann Nguyen, Ben Chung, Luise Holzhauser, Gene Kim, Jayant Raikhelkar, Sara Kalantari, Bryan Smith, Colleen Juricek, Daniel Rodgers, Takeyoshi Ota, Tae Song, Valluvan Jeevanandam, Gabriel Sayer, Nir Uriel (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Hemiarch Replacement With Brachiocephalic Endografting and Antegrade TEVAR: The New Total Arch Replacement?
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Ibrahim Sultan (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Outcomes of Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair Surgery for Anterior, Posterior, and Bileaflet Pathology
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Eilon Ram, Ehud Schwammenthal, Hillit Cohen, Alexander Kogan, Yael Peled, Leonid Sternik, Ehud Raanani (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Does the Aortic Annulus Dilate After Aortic Root Remodeling?
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Rajdeep Bilkhu, Maite Tome, Anna Marciniak, Mark Edsell, Marjan Jahangiri (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction After Failed Pulmonary Artery Stents
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Richard D. Mainwaring, R. Thomas Collins, Kirstie L. MacMillen, Michal Palmon, Frank L. Hanley (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Mitral Valve Replacement With the 15-mm Mechanical Valve: A 20-Year Multicenter Experience
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Rinske J. IJsselhof, Martijn G. Slieker, Mark G. Hazekamp, Ryan Accord, Herbert van Wetten, Felix Haas, Paul H. Schoof (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Depth of Coaptation: The Key to Long-term Valve Performance?
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): David M. Overman (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Rib Plating Offers Favorable Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Nonunion of Prior Rib Fractures
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Kerrie E. Buehler, Candice L. Wilshire, Adam J. Bograd, Eric Vallières (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

The Effect of Timing of Adjuvant Therapy on Survival After Esophagectomy
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Kristen E. Rhodin, Vignesh Raman, Oliver K. Jawitz, Betty C. Tong, David H. Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Minimally Invasive Repair of Adult Slipped Rib Syndrome Without Costal Cartilage Excision
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Adam J. Hansen, Alper Toker, Jeremiah Hayanga, Percival Buenaventura, Charlotte Spear, Ghulam Abbas (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Histology and Mechanics of In Vivo Tissue-Engineered Vascular Graft for Children
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Shuhei Fujita, Masaaki Yamagishi, Keiichi Kanda, Yoshinobu Maeda, Tomoya Inoue, Masashi Yamanami, Taiji Watanabe, Eiichi Konishi, Naoko Takeda-Miyata, Hitoshi Yaku (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

MitraClip XTR Implantation to Treat Torrential Tricuspid Regurgitation After Failed Annulopasty
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Davide Carino, Paolo Denti, Nicola Buzzatti, Stefano Stella, Francesco Ancona, Eustachio Agricola, Alessandro Castiglioni, Alfieri Ottavio, Michele De Bonis (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Aplastic Anemia Secondary to Thymectomy in a Patient With Myasthenia Gravis
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Thomas Franchi, Jagan Rao (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Cryotherapy Ablation in Immunoglobulin G4–Related Disease of the Trachea
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Andreas Gkikas, Periklis Perikleous, Alexandra Rice, Nizar Asadi (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Switch to Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation During Cardiac and Tracheal Repair
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Shunsuke Matsushima, Hironori Matsuhisa, Keiichi Morita, Akiko Yokoi, Kosaku Maeda, Yoshihiro Oshima (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Interannular Bridge: A Novel Approach to Address Congenital Mitral Regurgitation
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Motonori Ishidou, Hiroki Ito, Masaya Murata, Keiichi Hirose, Akio Ikai, Kisaburo Sakamoto (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Valve-in-Valve After Edwards INTUITY Valve Implantation in Small Aortic Annulus
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Dritan Useini, Blerta Beluli, Markus Schlömicher, Peter Haldenwang, Matthias Bechtel, Justus Strauch (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support for Vaping-Induced Acute Lung Injury
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Ronald D. Baxter, Key Vaquera, Timothy J. George (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Treatment Strategy for Severe Airway Stenosis Due to a Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Yoshinori Kuroda, Tetsuro Uchida, Azumi Hamasaki, Atsushi Yamashita, Masahiro Mizumoto, Ai Ishizawa, Mitsuaki Sadahiro (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Cardiogenic Shock Due to Leaflet Migration of On-X Aortic Mechanical Prosthesis
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Nora Göbel, Sara Tanriverdi, Ragi Nagib, Ulrich F.W. Franke (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Surgical Resection of an Adventitial Cyst of the Right Brachiocephalic Vein
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Aiko Sonobe, Hideyuki Kato, Bryan J. Mathis, Toru Tsukada, Muneaki Matsubara, Hiroaki Sakamoto, Yuji Hiramatsu (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Migration of Bare-Metal Stent Placed in the Right Iliac Vein Into the Right Pulmonary Artery
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Georgi Yankov, Rosen Petkov, Evgeni Mekov, Danail Petrov (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Management of Critical Coarctation of Aorta in a Premature Neonate With Low Birth Weight
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Pooja Shetty Shantharam, Chloe Joynt, Mohammed Al Aklabi (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Preoperative Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Plasmapheresis for Urgent Pulmonary Endarterectomy in Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia–Positive Patient
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Mehdi Tahiri, Anastasia Bykova, Ben Dunne, David Barth, Laura Donahoe, Thomas K. Waddell, Karen McRae, Peter Slinger, John Granton, Marc de Perrot (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

“Double Jacket Wrapping” Root Reconstruction for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Yunxing Xue, Qing Zhou, Jun Pan, Hailong Cao, Fudong Fan, Xiyu Zhu, Dongjin Wang (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Aortic Valve Replacement by a Transaxillary Anterior Minithoracotomy Approach
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Hideki Kitamura, Mototsugu Tamaki, Yasuhiko Kawaguchi, Yasuhide Okawa (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Diving Into the Left Atrium to Discover a Giant Worm Shell
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Maroua Eid, Amedeo Anselmi, Jean-Philippe Verhoye (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Reflections on 40 Years of Workforce Surveys: How the Times Have Changed
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Tomer Z. Karas, Kevin D. Accola (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Role of Celiac Trunk and Patient Body Mass Index on Omental Flap for Management of Thoracic Aortic Graft Infection: Reply
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): J. Andres Hernandez, John T. Stranix, Stephen J. Kovach (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

How Can We Compare Bioprostheses in Very Different Populations?
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Jean-Paul Remadi (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Early Trifecta Failure Is More Evident After Propensity Matching: Reply
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Shinichi Fukuhara, Lise Tchouta (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

What Is the Ideal Age for the Fontan Operation?: Reply
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Supreet P. Marathe, Yves d’Udekem, David S. Winlaw (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery as the Future of Pulmonary Metastasectomy: Reply
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Nuria Prenafeta Claramunt, Marcelo Cypel (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Postoperative C-reactive Protein: Focus on Patients After Esophagectomy and Clear Guidance for Daily Praxis: Reply
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Peter Philipp Grimminger, Pieter Christiaan van der Sluis, Ulrich Klaus Fetzner (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Invited Commentary
Publication date: September 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 110, Issue 3Author(s): Emmanuel Lansac (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Trends in Female Authorship: A Bibliometric Analysis of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Publication date: Available online 19 August 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Jessica G.Y. Luc, Dominique Vervoort, Edward Percy, Sameer Hirji, Gurkiran K. Mann, Kevin Phan, Mahmoud Dibas, Muthiah Vaduganathan, Ourania Preventza, Mara B. Antonoff (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Predictive Factors for Pulmonary Homograft Dysfunction After Ross Surgery: A 20-year Follow-up
Publication date: Available online 19 August 2020Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Azahara Fernández-Carbonell, Enrique Rodríguez-Guerrero, Carlos Merino-Cejas, M Teresa Conejero-Jurado, Rafael Villalba-Montoro, M Carmen Romero-Morales, Pedro Alados-Arboledas, Jaime Casares-Mediavilla, Marta Fernández-Carbonell, Pedro López-Cillero, José Rafael Caro-Barrera (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research

Less-Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement: Trends and Outcomes from the STS Database.
This study compares outcomes of conventional and LI-AVR using the STS database. METHODS: Between 2011-2017, 122474 patients undergoing isolated primary AVR were identified. Patients were categorized into 3 groups: 1) full sternotomy (FS,N=98549, 78%), 2) partial sternotomy (PS,N=17306,15%), and 3) right thoracotomy (RT, N =6619,7%). RESULTS: The rate of LI-AVR increased from 17% in 2011 to 23% in 2016 (P
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Ghoreishi M, Thourani VH, Badhwar V, Massad M, Svensson L, Taylor BS, Pasrija C, Gammie JS, Jacobs JP, Cox M, Grau-Sepulveda M, Brennan M, Griffith BP, Milliken JC, Abdelhady K, Kon Z Tags: Ann Thorac Surg Source Type: research

Resident Response to the 2019 Thoracic Surgery Practice and Access Task Force.
PMID: 32835751 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery)
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - August 21, 2020 Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Blitzer D, Coyan GN Tags: Ann Thorac Surg Source Type: research