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  1. Although complete surgical resection of thymic carcinoma is a prognostic factor, extended surgery combined with a major blood vessel procedure remains controversial because of the increased risk of mortality. ...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Yamato, Soichiro Funaki, Kazuo Shimamura, Keiwa Kin, Toru Kuratani, Yoshiki Sawa and Yasushi Shintani

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:305

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  2. The optimal treatment strategy following a failed mitral valve repair remains unclear. This study aims to compare and analyse available studies which report the clinical outcomes post mitral valve re-repair (M...

    Authors: Muthu Veerappan, Prashasth Cheekoty, Faizus Sazzad and Theo Kofidis

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:304

    Content type: Review

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  3. To investigate whether video-assisted thoracoscopic segmentectomy using near-infrared fluorescence imaging had better intersegmental plane visualization and peri-operative outcome in patients with chronic lung...

    Authors: Zhengcheng Liu, Rusong Yang and Hui Cao

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:303

    Content type: Research article

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  4. This study aimed to identify the incidence rate of Acute kidney injury (AKI) in our center and predict in-hospital mortality and long-term survival after heart transplantation (HTx).

    Authors: Yi-Yao Jiang, Xiang-Rong Kong, Fen-Long Xue, Hong-Lei Chen, Wei Zhou, Jun-Wu Chai, Fei Wu, Shan-Shan Jiang, Zhi-Long Li and Kai Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:302

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  5. Spontaneous pneumomediastinum unrelated to mechanical ventilation is a newly described complication of COVID-19 pneumonia. The objective of this case presentation is to highlight an important complication and ...

    Authors: Vikisha Hazariwala, Hind Hadid, Denise Kirsch and Cecilia Big

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:301

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Patients with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) undergoing primary bronchial malignancy resection and left pneumonectomy via bilateral thoracic approach are rare for there exist few reports available ...

    Authors: Hui Yang, Ruiyun Chen, Jingru Chen, Fan Yan, Hongmei Zhang, Li Wei, Xiangbo Jia and Yuming Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:300

    Content type: Case report

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  7. While the aneurysms of the membranous septum (AVS) are rare, the possibility that they lead to obstruction is even rarer. To the best of our knowledge, 11 similar cases have been reported since 1982.

    Authors: Lubna Bakr, Mohammad Al-Jadaan and Mohammad Younes

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:297

    Content type: Case report

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  8. The Surgical Pleth Index (SPI) is a monitoring method that reflects painful stimuli during general anesthesia, and dexmedetomidine is an analgesic adjuvant with an opioid-sparing effect. But up to now, it is s...

    Authors: Yu-Lan Wang, Xiao-Qi Kong and Fu-Hai Ji

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:296

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is increasingly being utilized in patients with massive pulmonary embolism (PE). However, the efficacy and the safety remain uncertain. This study aimed...

    Authors: Yen-Yu Chen, Yin-Chia Chen, Chia-Chen Wu, Hsu-Ting Yen, Kwan-Ru Huang, Jiunn-Jye Sheu and Fan-Yen Lee

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:295

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Ever since the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a pandemic, worldwide efforts are being made to “flatten the curve”. Israel was amongst the first countries to impose significant restrictions. As ...

    Authors: Eitan Keizman, Eilon Ram, Erez Kachel, Leonid Sternik and Ehud Raanani

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:294

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) caused by an esophageal foreign body is a life-threatening crisis, with rapid progress and high mortality. The first case of AEF was reported in 1818, but the first successfully m...

    Authors: Daming Jiang, Yi Lu, Yigong Zhang, Zhanglong Hu and Haifeng Cheng

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:292

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Concomitant bipolar radiofrequency ablation and valve replacement in the elderly remains controversial. In the current study, we aimed to compare the outcomes of concomitant valve replacement and bipolar radio...

    Authors: Zhi-qin Lin, Zeng-rong Luo, Qian-zhen Li, Liang-wan Chen and Feng Lin

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:291

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations are uncommon conditions of abnormal communications between pulmonary arteries and veins, which are most commonly congenital in nature. Although such condition is not extre...

    Authors: Peng Teng, Weidong Li and Yiming Ni

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:290

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Diabetes mellitus(DM) is an indicator affects postoperative mortality and morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Acute kidney injury (AKI) is one of the frequent postoperative complications af...

    Authors: Rui Wang, Hang Zhang, Yifan Zhu, Wen Chen and Xin Chen

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:289

    Content type: Research article

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  15. In this case we discuss the management of a pediculated floating thrombus in the aortic arch which led to peripheral embolization and acute ischemia oft he left leg.

    Authors: Laura Rings, Igor Schwegler, Nestoras Papadopoulos, Achim Häussler, Dragan Odavic, Magdalena Schmidt and Omer Dzemali

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:288

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Residual patent false lumen (FL) after type B aortic dissection (TBAD) repair is independently associated with poor long-term survival. Open surgery and endovascular repair result in good clinical outcomes in ...

    Authors: Zhaoxiang Zeng, Yuxi Zhao, Mingwei Wu, Xianhao Bao, Tao Li, Jiaxuan Feng, Rui Feng and Zaiping Jing

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:287

    Content type: Review

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  17. Non-intubated thoracoscopic lung surgery has been reported to be technically feasible and safe. Spontaneous rupture of the esophagus, also known as Boerhaave’s syndrome (BS), is rare after chest surgery.

    Authors: Lei Liu, Wenbin Wu, Longbo Gong and Miao Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:285

    Content type: Case report

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  18. This study aims to evaluate the early and mid-term outcomes of mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR) in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction.

    Authors: Jun Li, Yun Zhao, Tianyu Zhou, Yongshi Wang, Kai Zhu, Junyu Zhai, Yongxin Sun, Hao Lai and Chunsheng Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:284

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Atherosclerosis is a systemic disease affecting the coronary, carotid, and lower limb arteries. Cerebrovascular accidents and lower limb ischemia are devastating postoperative complications. We aimed to evalua...

    Authors: Ihab Ali, Hoda Shokri and Mohammed Abd Al Jawad

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:283

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Open stented elephant trunk (SET) or SET with left subclavian artery (LSCA) to left common carotid artery (LCCA) bypass is proven to a potentially alternative treatment for complicated Stanford type B aortic d...

    Authors: Hongtao Tie, Lingwen Kong, Zhengjie Tu, Dan Chen, Delai Zheng, Qingchen Wu and Qiang Li

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:282

    Content type: Research article

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  21. To investigate the effect of remifentanil-based fast-track anesthesia on analgesia and sedation after transthoracic device closure of ventricular septal defects (VSDs) in adult patients.

    Authors: Ning Xu, Shu-Ting Huang, Kai-Peng Sun, Liang-Wan Chen, Qiang Chen and Hua Cao

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:281

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Iatrogenic acute aortic dissection (AAD) caused by cardiovascular intervention is rare. Also rare is spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a form of acute coronary syndrome, which develops in relative...

    Authors: Yuki Hayashi, Makoto Taoka, Shunji Osaka, Satoshi Unosawa and Masashi Tanaka

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:280

    Content type: Case report

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  23. We evaluated additional pulmonary blood flow at the time of bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt and its effects on the Fontan procedure and long-term outcome of Fontan circulation and liver function.

    Authors: Ryosuke Kowatari, Yasuyuki Suzuki, Kazuyuki Daitoku and Ikuo Fukuda

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:279

    Content type: Research article

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  24. This study aimed to describe the mid-term outcomes of different treatments in patients with atrial fibrillation caused tricuspid regurgitation.

    Authors: Jiangang Wang, Songnan Li, Qing Ye, Xiaolong Ma, Yichen Zhao, Jie Han, Yan Li, Shuai Zheng, Kemin Liu, Meng He, Wen Yu, Junhui Sun and Xu Meng

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:277

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  25. In this study, we sought to evaluate the feasibility of improved transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in noncalcified aortic valve by using the novel concept of double-layer ChenValve prosthesis. TAV...

    Authors: Tong Kan, Lan Gu, Hongjiang Lu, Junxiong Cao, Zhijun Zhu, Danning Wu, Zhidong Zhu and Xiang Chen

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:276

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  26. Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a rare coagulation disorder associated with thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and valvular heart disease. During valvular replacement surgery, the high risk of thromb...

    Authors: Santiago A. Endara, Gerardo A. Dávalos, Christian H. Fierro, Vladimir E. Ullauri and Gabriel A. Molina

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:275

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Pulmonary segmentectomy can be challenging when thoracic surgeons encounter anatomical anomalies. A displaced left apicoposterior bronchus is a rare bronchial anomaly that makes lung anatomical resection chall...

    Authors: Masahiro Yanagiya, Hirokazu Yamaguchi, Noriko Hiyama and Jun Matsumoto

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:274

    Content type: Case report

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  28. A clear understanding of the anatomical characteristics of the pulmonary veins (PVs) is essential for the successful performance of segmentectomy and important to avoid intraoperative pulmonary vessels injury....

    Authors: Tamami Isaka, Shota Mitsuboshi, Hideyuki Maeda, Takuma Kikkawa, Kunihiro Oyama, Masahide Murasugi, Masato Kanzaki and Takamasa Onuki

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:273

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Retroaortic innominate vein is a rare anomaly. It has been reported in patients with congenital anomalies such as Tetralogy of Fallot or right aortic arch. However, isolated retroaortic innominate vein is quit...

    Authors: Hideki Sasaki, Takashi Harada, Hiroshi Ishitoya and Osamu Sasaki

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:272

    Content type: Case report

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  30. Incidence of foreign body aspiration has been noticed predominantly in age group ranging from 12 months-3 years. Foreign body in the trachea is a medical emergency as presentation is in respiratory distress. O...

    Authors: Samarth Goyal, Shubhika Jain, Guruprasad Rai, Rajkamal Vishnu, Ganesh Sevagur Kamath, Arvind Kumar Bishnoi, Yogesh Gaude, Vijaya Kumara, Harshil Joshi and Revanth Reddy

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:271

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Despite the burgeoning literature describing preoperative and postoperative risks of a myasthenic crisis after thymectomy (MCAT) in patients with myasthenia gravis, substantial differences exist in the risk fa...

    Authors: Chaoying Liu, Peng Liu, Xiao jing Zhang, Wen qian Li and Guoyan Qi

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:270

    Content type: Review

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  32. Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection draining into the right atrium with an intact atrial septum is a very rare clinical entity in the adult population. Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection m...

    Authors: Atsushi Morishita, Ikuo Hagino, Hideyuki Tomioka, Seiichiro Katahira, Takeshi Hoshino and Kazuhiko Hanzawa

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:269

    Content type: Case report

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  33. Coronary involvement is rare but can be critical in patients with aortitis. Although cardiac ischemia can be resolved by coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), patients complicated with cardiac ischemia, calc...

    Authors: Hideki Sasaki, Takashi Harada, Hiroshi Ishitoya and Osamu Sasaki

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:268

    Content type: Case report

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  34. We examine the therapeutic efficacy of extended thymectomy with blood vessel resection and reconstruction in thymic carcinoma patients with great vessel invasion.

    Authors: Lei Liu, Jiaqi Zhang, Guige Wang, Chao Guo, Yeye Chen, Cheng Huang and Shanqing Li

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:267

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Patients with a history of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) exhibit higher rates of complications. There are conflicting data on the survival benefits for bil...

    Authors: Linda Renata Micali, Massimo Bonacchi, Daniel Weigel, Rosie Howe, Orlando Parise, Gianmarco Parise and Sandro Gelsomino

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:266

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  36. Marfan syndrome (MFS) is a common heritable connective tissue disease involving multiple organs. Even though the clinical manifestations of MFS can be various, aortic root aneurysm is estimated as one of the m...

    Authors: Jiayu Shen, Changping Gan, R. D. T. Rajaguru, Dou Yuan and Zhenghua Xiao

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:264

    Content type: Case report

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  37. There is an increasing amount of literature describing the pathogenesis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia and its associated complications. Historically, a small pneumothorax has been shown to b...

    Authors: Colby Elder, Sheina Bawa, Douglas Anderson, Stephen Atkinson, Joshua Etzel and Troy Moritz

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:263

    Content type: Case report

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  38. VATS lobectomy is a recommended surgical approach for patients with early-stage lung cancer. However, it is still controversial in locally advance disease. This study was conducted to compare intraoperative an...

    Authors: Güntuğ Batihan, Kenan Can Ceylan, Ozan Usluer and Şeyda Örs Kaya

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:261

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Valve replacement surgery is the definitive management strategy for patients with severe valvular disease. However, valvular conduits currently in clinical use are associated with significant limitations. Tiss...

    Authors: Steve W. F. R. Waqanivavalagi, Sameer Bhat, Marcus B. Ground, Paget F. Milsom and Jillian Cornish

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:260

    Content type: Review

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  40. The aortic root has unique embryological development and is a highly sophisticated and complex structure. In studies that report on the biomechanical characteristics of the thoracic aorta, distinction between ...

    Authors: Timothy Luke Surman, John Matthew Abrahams, Dermot O’Rourke, Karen Jane Reynolds, James Edwards, Michael George Worthington and John Beltrame

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:259

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Pocket-related complications following the implantation of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices primarily include pocket hematoma, infection, skin erosion or decubitus, device migration, and Twiddler'...

    Authors: Jus Ksela, Mark Racman, Rok Zbacnik, Anze Djordjevic and Matevz Jan

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:258

    Content type: Case report

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  42. To explore the effects of using the WeChat platform on the perioperative health education of parents of children who underwent transthoracic device closure of ventricular septal defects (VSDs).

    Authors: Qi-Liang Zhang, Ning Xu, Shu-Ting Huang, Qiang Chen and Hua Cao

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 15:256

    Content type: Research article

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