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  1. previous studies evaluating external stents for saphenous vein grafts (SVG) in CABG were limited to on-pump isolated CABG and single grafting technique with one external stent per patient. The objective of thi...

    Authors: Luca Paolo Weltert, Katia Audisio, Alessandro Bellisaro, Gianluca Bardi, Roberto Flocco, Ruggero De Paulis and Paolo Centofanti

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:74

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  2. The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic presents challenges for surgeons of all disciplines, including cardiologists. The volume of cardiac surgery cases has to comply with the mandatory const...

    Authors: Andrzej Juraszek, Jarosław Kuriata, Piotr Kołsut, Tomasz Hryniewiecki, Monika Różewicz-Juraszek, Tomasz Dziodzio and Mariusz Kuśmierczyk

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:73

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  3. The occurrence of pulmonary infection after congenital heart disease (CHD) surgery can lead to significant increases in intensive care in cardiac intensive care unit (CICU) retention time, medical expenses, an...

    Authors: Chunnian Ren, Chun Wu, Zhengxia Pan, Quan Wang and Yonggang Li

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:71

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  4. While left ventricular assisted devices (LVAD) have revolutionized the treatment of advanced heart failure, they are associated with a wide range of complications, including bleeding and infection which are th...

    Authors: Amjad Shalabi, Erez Kachel, Yigal Kassif, Muin Faqeeh, Preisman Sergey, Leonid Sternik, Liza Grosman-Rimon, Wadi Kinany, Offer Amir, Eylon Ram, Jacob Lavee and Avishay Grupper

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:70

    Content type: Case report

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  5. Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm due to early left ventricle rupture is a serious complication after cardiac surgery. Urgent surgery is recommended in most cases with a high mortality rate. Conservative treatme...

    Authors: Qun-Jun Duan, Cui-Ting Duan, Wei-Jun Yang and Ai-Qiang Dong

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:69

    Content type: Case report

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  6. The prevalence of Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis (MS) has significantly changed over the last decades. We intend to examine patient demographics, Echocardiographic characteristics, procedural success rates, and com...

    Authors: Ofir Koren, Asaf Israeli, Ehud Rozner, Nassem Darawshy and Yoav Turgeman

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:68

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Cardiac herniation is a rare complication after pulmonary surgery, and there are only a few reports about it. We now report a case of cardiac herniation presenting as superior vena cava obstruction after pneum...

    Authors: Gengxu He, Tong Yao, Lei Zhao, Hong Geng, Qiang Ji, Kun Zuo, Yuanzhi Luo and Kai Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:67

    Content type: Case report

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  8. In Switzerland, long-term circulatory support programs have been limited to heart transplant centers. In 2014, to improve the management of patients with end-stage heart failure not eligible for transplantatio...

    Authors: Thibault Schaeffer, Otmar Pfister, Constantin Mork, Paul Mohacsi, Florian Rueter, Simon Scheifele, Anne Morgen, Urs Zenklusen, Thomas Doebele, Markus Maurer, Joachim Erb, Jens Fassl, Nadine Cueni, Martin Siegemund, Hans Pargger, Brigitta Gahl…

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:64

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The outcomes of mitral valve replacement (MVR) in pediatrics especially in the patients weighing less than 10 kg are not always favorable. This study aimed to measure long-term outcomes of MVR in our institution.

    Authors: Haoyong Yuan, Zhongshi Wu, Ting Lu, Yilun Tang, Jinlan Chen, Yifeng Yang and Can Huang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:63

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  10. To evaluate the role of multi-slice spiral computed tomography (MSCT) angiography in the diagnosis of spontaneous isolated visceral artery dissection (SIVAD).

    Authors: Qizhou He, Fei Yu, Yajun Fu, Bin Yang, Ran Huo, Rong Xian, Shulan Liu, Kali Liang and Guangcai Tang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:61

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  11. Anatomic variation may increase the difficulty and risk of anatomic segmentectomy. The preoperative three-dimensional computed tomography bronchography and angiography (3D-CTBA) can provide a detailed model of...

    Authors: Jianbin Zhang, Yilv Zhu, Hongwei Li, Caihua Yu and Weiwei Min

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:60

    Content type: Case report

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  12. This letter to the editor has made several comments regarding possible statistical issues in recent article by Wang et al. determining the risk factors of continuous renal replacement treatment after emergency su...

    Authors: Zhao-Jing Xue, Peng Dong and Fu-Shan Xue

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:59

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  13. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) adversely affects outcomes after cardiac surgery. A major mediator of AKI is the activation of leukocytes through exposure to the cardiopulmonary bypass circuit. We evaluate the use o...

    Authors: Espeed Khoshbin, Sally Spencer, Laurence Solomon, Augustine Tang, Stephen Clark, Elizabeth Stokes, Sarah Wordsworth, Lucy Dabner, Julia Edwards, Barnaby Reeves and Chris Rogers

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:58

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  14. Spontaneous esophageal rupture, also called Boerhaave’s syndrome, is relatively uncommon but may result in high morbidity and mortality. Synchronous presentation of spontaneous esophageal rupture and perforate...

    Authors: Chieh-Wei Chang, Yu-Ju Hung, Chien-Pin Chan and Chang-Lun Huang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:57

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Preoperative computed tomography (CT)-guided coil localization (CL) is commonly used to facilitate video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)-guided diagnostic wedge resection (WR) of pulmonary nodules (PNs)....

    Authors: Juan Wu, Min-Ge Zhang, Jin Chen and Wen-Bin Ji

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:55

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Long-term placement of airway stents has a high probability of restenosis of the airway due to granulation tissue hyperplasia, and it is difficult to remove the stent. Our aim is to evaluate the success rate a...

    Authors: Zong-Ming Li, De-Chao Jiao, Xin-Wei Han, Hui-Bin Lu, Ke-Wei Ren and Hong Yang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:54

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  17. While the perforation of the atrial wall and aortic sinus after closure of an atrial septal defect (ASD) is rare, it’s life-threatening, with rapid progress and high mortality. To the best of our knowledge, 21...

    Authors: Zai-Qiang Zhang and Jia-Wang Ding

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:53

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Intrathoracic esophageal anastomotic leakage (AL) is one of the most fatal complications after esophagectomy. In this study, we placed an additional drainage tube in the esophagus bed and evaluated its effect ...

    Authors: Hainong Ma, Xu Song, Jie Li and Guofang Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:52

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  19. Degenerative aortic valve disease accounts for 10–20% of all cardiac surgical procedures. The impact of pre-existing comorbidities on the outcome of patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR)...

    Authors: Farhad Bakhtiary, Ali El-Sayed Ahmad, Rüdiger Autschbach, Peter Benedikt, Nikolaos Bonaros, Michael Borger, Oliver Dewald, Richard Feyrer, Hans-Joachim Geißler, Jürg Grünenfelder, Ka Yan Lam, Rainer Leyh, Andreas Liebold, Markus Czesla, Arash Mehdiani, Francesco Pollari…

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:51

    Content type: Study protocol

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  20. Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis (PFH) has a detrimental effect on Quality of Life. Repetitive, non-curative symptomatic strategies dominate current treatment of PFH, in spite of the availability of an effective an...

    Authors: Michiel Kuijpers, Gwen Peeters, Petra W. Harms, Wobbe Bouma, Mike J. DeJongste, Massimo A. Mariani and Theo J. Klinkenberg

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:50

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Cerebral infarction (CI) remains one of the most common and fatal complications of infective endocarditis (IE), and the timing of surgery for IE with neurologic complications is controversial. As outcomes beyo...

    Authors: Yujiro Yokoyama and Taichiro Goto

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:49

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  22. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma(ESCC) is one of the most common tumors worldwide. Esophagectomy with three-field lymph node dissection(3FLND) is the radical surgical procedure for esophageal cancer. However...

    Authors: Peng Qie, Qifan Yin, Xuejiao Xun, Yongbin Song, Shaohui Zhou, Huining Liu, Junpeng Feng and Ziqiang Tian

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:48

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  23. Abnormal body mass index (BMI) has been related to a higher risk of adverse outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. However, the effects of BMI in patients with acute type A aortic dissection (AAAD) o...

    Authors: Lingyu Lin, Yanjuan Lin, Qiong Chen, Yanchun Peng, Sailan Li, Liangwan Chen and Xizhen Huang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:47

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  24. Intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomotic leak is one of the deadliest complications after esophagectomy. In recent years, we have implemented new method for the treatment of intrathoracic esophagogastric anas...

    Authors: Qifan Yin, Shaohui Zhou, Yongbin Song, Xuejiao Xun, Nana Liu and Lijun Liu

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:46

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  25. Sugammadex is associated with few postoperative complications. Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPC) are related to prolonged hospitalizations. Present study explored whether the use of sugammadex could ...

    Authors: Seung Won Song, Kyung Yeon Yoo, Yong Sung Ro, Taehee Pyeon, Hong-Beom Bae and Joungmin Kim

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:45

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  26. Chest tubes are routinely used after cardiac surgery to evacuate shed mediastinal blood. Incomplete chest drainage due to chest tube clogging can lead to retained blood after cardiac surgery. This can include ...

    Authors: Samuel St-Onge, Vincent Chauvette, Raphael Hamad, Denis Bouchard, Hugues Jeanmart, Yoan Lamarche, Louis P. Perrault and Philippe Demers

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:44

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  27. Early studies conclude patients with Covid-19 have a high risk of death, but no studies specifically explore cardiac surgery outcome. We investigate UK cardiac surgery outcomes during the early phase of the Co...

    Authors: Julie Sanders, Enoch Akowuah, Jackie Cooper, Bilal H. Kirmani, Mazyar Kanani, Metesh Acharya, Reuben Jeganathan, George Krasopoulos, Dumbor Ngaage, Indu Deglurkar, Patrick Yiu, Simon Kendall and Aung Ye Oo

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:43

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  28. Surgical resection is an appropriate treatment option for synchronous bilateral pulmonary nodules with ground-glass opacities. The applicability of simultaneous uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery is not...

    Authors: Shengcheng Lin, Chenglin Yang, Xiaotong Guo, Yafei Xu, Lixu Wang, Zhe Wang, Xin Yu, Chunguang Wang and Zhentao Yu

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:42

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  29. Primary cardiac tumours are extremely rare. Most of them are benign. Sarcomas account for 95% of the malignant tumours. Prognosis of primary cardiac angiosarcoma remains poor. Complete surgical resection is of...

    Authors: Lubna Bakr, Hussam AlKhalaf and Ahmad Takriti

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:41

    Content type: Case report

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  30. This study aims to compare safety and impact of monopolar electrocautery and ultrasonic dissector (Harmonic ACE Plus®) on postoperative short-term outcomes after video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) lobectomy a...

    Authors: Maria Cattoni, Nicola Rotolo, Elisa Nardecchia, Silvia De Maio, Lorenzo Dominioni and Andrea Imperatori

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:40

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  31. Clinical application of minimally invasive cardiac surgery has increased annually. Cardiopulmonary bypass is established by peripheral cannulation during minimally invasive cardiac surgery. The methodology of ...

    Authors: Ling-chen Huang, Qi-chen Xu, Dao-zhong Chen, Xiao-fu Dai and Liang-wan Chen

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:38

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  32. Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that induces stenosis, occlusion, or aneurysmal degeneration of the aorta and its major branches. Though rarely reported, proximal aneurysmal lesions f...

    Authors: Kayo Sugiyama, Hirotaka Watanuki, Yasuhiro Futamura, Masaho Okada, Satoshi Makino and Katsuhiko Matsuyama

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:37

    Content type: Case report

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  33. In specialized centers, percutaneous closure using specific occluders is the first-choice treatment in atrial septal defects (ASD). Late complications after this intervention, such as erosion of the aorta or t...

    Authors: Christine E. Kamla, Joscha Buech, Philipp M. Doldi, Christian Hagl, Gerd Juchem and Alexey Dashkevich

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:36

    Content type: Case report

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  34. Mitral regurgitation is a frequent valvular disease, with an increasing prevalence. We analysed the long-term outcomes of mitral valve repair procedures conducted over the last 10 years in our clinic using alm...

    Authors: Ayse Cetinkaya, Maryam Waheed, Karin Bramlage, Oliver Johannes Liakopoulos, Mohamed Zeriouh, Stefan Hein, Peter Bramlage, Markus Schönburg, Yeong-Hoon Choi and Manfred Richter

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:35

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Femoral cannulation for extracorporeal circulation (ECC) is a standard procedure for minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS) of the atrio-ventricular valves. Vascular pathologies may cause serious complicati...

    Authors: Moritz B. Immohr, Yukiharu Sugimura, Patric Kröpil, Hug Aubin, Jan-Philipp Minol, Alexander Albert, Udo Boeken, Artur Lichtenberg and Payam Akhyari

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:34

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  36. Swiss Cheese ventricular septal defects (VSDs) is a kind of rare and complex congenital heart defects and the surgical management remains controversial and a challenge. We reviewed our preliminary clinical expe...

    Authors: Qin Wu, Lei Shi, Rui Chen and Quansheng Xing

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:33

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  37. Delirium is one of the prevalent complications of post open heart surgery. The present research aimed to assess the effect of multi-component interventions on the incidence rate, severity, and duration of post...

    Authors: Banafsheh Tehranineshat, Nima Hosseinpour, Arash Mani and Mahnaz Rakhshan

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:32

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  38. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of an early extubation strategy on outcomes following complete repair of pulmonary atresia, ventricular septal defect, and hypoplastic pulmonary artery.

    Authors: Yinan Li, Yuan Jia, Hongbai Wang, Xie Wu, Shoujun Li, Fuxia Yan and Su Yuan

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:31

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  39. To summarize and analyze the clinical characteristics of postoperative complications after minimally invasive closure of transthoracic ventricular septal defect, and to explore the risk factors for its occurre...

    Authors: Chunnian Ren, Chun Wu, Zhengxia Pan and Yonggang Li

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:30

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Large intracardiac bronchogenic cysts are rare mediastinal masses. However, they must always be considered in the differential diagnosis of heart failure with abnormal chest X-ray.

    Authors: Javier Maldonado Escalante, German Molina, Francisco Mauricio Rincón, Lina M. Acosta Buitrago and Carlos J. Perez Rivera

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:29

    Content type: Case report

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  41. To summarize the clinical characteristics of adult cases of paragonimiasis with lung masses as the main manifestation in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, analyze the causes of misdiagnosis, and improve the leve...

    Authors: Qiu-Hong Shu, Yang Yang, Shu-De Li, Jun-Sheng Zhao, Sheng-Hao Li, Miao-Miao Wang, Wei-Qun Wang, Ming Tian, Shu-Mei-Qi He, Zhi-Qiang Ma, Min Zhu and Wen-Lin Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:28

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  42. Spindle cell sarcomas of the right atrium are extremely rare primary cardiac tumours, with very few cases reported in the medical literature. Pseudoaneurysms caused by cardiac spindle cell sarcoma have never b...

    Authors: Xiaofang Wang, Aiqiang Dong, Weijun Yang and Qunjun Duan

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:27

    Content type: Case report

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  43. Association of abdominal aortic aneurysm with congenital pelvic kidney is rare and association with isolated iliac artery aneurysm is not yet described in the literature.

    Authors: Guilherme Centofanti, Kenji Nishinari, Bruna De Fina, Rafael Noronha Cavalcante, Mariana Krutman and Ross Milner

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:26

    Content type: Case report

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  44. Catamenial pneumothorax is generally uncommon, with an incidence of less than 3–6% in women with spontaneous pneumothorax. As few cases of catamenial pneumothorax with diaphragmatic defect and liver herniation...

    Authors: Satoshi Arakawa, Hideki Matsudaira, Yuki Noda, Makoto Yamashita, Jun Hirano, Masaichi Ogawa and Takashi Ohtsuka

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2021 16:23

    Content type: Case report

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