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  1. Content type: Research article

    A retrospective analysis was performed to determine the impact of genetically diagnosed connective tissue disease (CTD) on the early and late outcomes of surgical treatment for aortic dissection in patients ha...

    Authors: Toshiki Fujiyoshi, Kenji Minatoya, Yoshihiko Ikeda, Hatsue Ishibashi-Ueda, Takayuki Morisaki, Hiroko Morisaki and Hitoshi Ogino

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:97

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  2. Content type: Case report

    The usefulness of residual tumor resection after epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (EGFR-TKI) treatment remains unclear. We describe two patients who underwent residual tumor resection...

    Authors: Yoko Yamamoto, Ken Kodama, Tomohiro Maniwa and Masashi Takeda

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:98

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Early detection of respiratory overload is crucial to mechanically ventilated patients, especially during phases of spontaneous breathing. Although a diversity of methods and indices has been established, ther...

    Authors: Thomas Breuer, Christian S. Bruells, Rolf Rossaint, Henning Steffen, Catherine Disselhorst-Klug, Michael Czaplik and Norbert Zoremba

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:96

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  4. Content type: Research article

    We retrospectively assessed two types of sutureless screw-in left ventricular (LV) leads (steroid eluting vs. non-steroid eluting) in cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) implantation with regards to their ...

    Authors: Etem Caliskan, Florian Fischer, Felix Schoenrath, Maximilian Y. Emmert, Francesco Maisano, Volkmar Falk, Christoph T. Starck and Tomas Holubec

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:95

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  5. Content type: Review

    Deep sternal wound complications are uncommon after cardiac surgery. They comprise sternal dehiscence, deep sternal wound infections and mediastinitis, which will be treated as varying expressions of a singula...

    Authors: Pankaj Kaul

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:94

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Pulmonary visceral subpleural hematoma is rare. We report visceral subpleural hematoma of the left diaphragmatic surface following left upper division segmentectomy. This very rare case was difficult to distin...

    Authors: Yasushi Mizukami, Nobuhito Ueda, Hirofumi Adachi and Jun Arikura

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:92

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Pulmonary artery intimal spindle cell sarcomas are rare and carry with them a poor prognosis and high rate of recurrence. In extremely rare cases, this tumor can infiltrate the pulmonic valve and manifest as a...

    Authors: Arun Manmadhan, Sunil P. Malhotra, Catherine R. Weinberg, Alex Reyentovich, Larry A. Latson Jr, Puneet Bhatla and Muhamed Saric

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:93

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Evidence suggests that elective cardiac patients are at risk of functional and psychological deterioration in the time preceding surgery. This poses a risk to successful post-operative rehabilitation. This pro...

    Authors: Iain Waite, Ranjit Deshpande, Max Baghai, Tania Massey, Olaf Wendler and Sharlene Greenwood

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:91

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Atherosclerotic stenosis of the brachiocephalic artery sometimes occurs in patients with coronary artery disease, and can cause stroke during the perioperative period of coronary artery bypass grafting.

    Authors: Hirokazu Tazume, Ken Okamoto and Toshihiro Fukui

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:90

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Advanced heart failure treated with a left ventricular assist device is associated with a higher risk of right heart failure. Many advanced heart failures patients are treated with an ICD, a relative contraind...

    Authors: Ryan Avery, Kevin Day, Clinton Jokerst, Toshinobu Kazui, Elizabeth Krupinski and Zain Khalpey

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:89

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Few studies focused on evaluating the impacts of preoperative severe left ventricular dysfunction on clinical outcomes of patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (OPCAB). This sing...

    Authors: Qiang Ji, Li Min Xia, Yun Qing Shi, Run Hua Ma, Jin Qiang Shen, Wen Jun Ding and Chun Sheng Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:87

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Prosthesis-patient mismatch (PPM) is characterised by the effects of inadequate prosthesis size relative to body surface area (BSA).The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of PPM on late clinical...

    Authors: Seung Hyun Lee, Byung Chul Chang, Young-Nam Youn, Hyun Chel Joo, Kyung-Jong Yoo and Sak Lee

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:88

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Aortic dissection (AD) represents a clinically uncommon aortic pathology which predicts a dismal prognosis if not promptly treated. In acute Debakey type I AD (ADIAD), aortic lesion extends from aortic root to...

    Authors: Qian Zhang, Xiaochun Ma, Wenlong Zhang, Zhengjun Wang, Haizhou Zhang, Xiaofeng Zhang, Jian Song and Chengwei Zou

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:86

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Reoperative cardiac valve surgery via sternotomy is associated with a substantial morbidity and mortality. This study evaluated the right anterolateral thoracotomy for high-risk patients undergoing mitral and ...

    Authors: Hailong Cao, Qing Zhou, Fudong Fan, Yunxing Xue, Jun Pan and Dongjin Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:85

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  15. Content type: Commentary

    This paper describes a pericardial fold that has not yet been mentioned in the Anatomy or Surgery literature.

    Authors: Vipin Zamvar

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:84

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Pulmonary sequestration is a relatively rare condition in which a systemic artery supplies blood to an abnormal lung tissue and the normal connection with the bronchial tree is absent. It can be displayed as v...

    Authors: Weibo Qi, Junjie Zhao, Guping Shi and Fan Yang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:83

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Mechanical chest compression using a piston device during reanimation is often the only way to ensure stable chest compression at a constant rate and force. However, its use can be associated with severe fract...

    Authors: Jasmin Hasmik Shahinian, Jonas Quitt, Mark Wiese, Friedrich Eckstein and Oliver Reuthebuch

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:81

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Temporary mechanical circulatory support device without sternotomy has been highly advocated for severe cardiogenic shock patient but little is known when coupled with amniotic stem cell therapy.

    Authors: Toshinobu Kazui, Phat L. Tran, Tia R. Pilikian, Katie M. Marsh, Raymond Runyan, John Konhilas, Richard Smith and Zain I. Khalpey

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:80

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Transcatheter aortic valve implantation is indicated in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis. We compared the clinical outcome of 180 consecutive patients who underwent transapical (TA) and transfemoral (TF...

    Authors: Enrico Ferrari, Eric Eeckhout, Sanjiv Keller, Olivier Muller, Piergiorgio Tozzi, Denis Berdajs and Ludwig Karl von Segesser

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:78

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Atrial myxoma accounts for approximately 50% of all cardiac tumors. The majority of myxomas are located in the left atrium and present variable clinical manifestation.

    Authors: Ren-Dan Zhang, Zhi-Huan Zeng, Jian-Yi Zheng, Tu-Di Li, Yan-Qun Zhao, Yu-Hong Liu and Yu-Si Yao

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:76

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  21. Content type: Case report

    The original ‘candy-plug’ technique has been reported to be beneficial for the treatment of residual perfused false lumen in patients with aortic dissection. However, this technique is also associated with sev...

    Authors: Sohsyu Kotani, Yoshito Inoue, Mio Kasai, Satoru Suzuki and Takashi Hachiya

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:77

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  22. Content type: Research article

    To determine the impact of preoperative Liver Dysfunction (LD) on outcomes after elective Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) and Valvular surgery (VS).

    Authors: Luiz Araujo, Viktor Dombrovskiy, Wali Kamran, Ashleigh Lemaire, Antonio Chiricolo, Leonard Y. Lee and Anthony Lemaire

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:73

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to outline the midterm follow-up results and complications in patients who underwent transthoracic device closure of an atrial septal defect (ASD) with the very large domestic occ...

    Authors: Qiang Chen, Hua Cao, Gui-Can Zhang, Liang-wan Chen, Fan Xu and Jia-xin Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:74

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Renal ultrasonography is part of the algorithm in assessing acute kidney injury (AKI). The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical utility of renal US in postoperative cardiac patients who develop AKI.

    Authors: Allen Young, Todd Crawford, Alejandro Suarez Pierre, J. Trent Magruder, Charles Fraser, John Conte, Glenn Whitman and Christopher Sciortino

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:75

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Pectus Excavatum (PEx) is the most common congenital chest wall deformity, accounting for over 90% of all chest wall deformities. Surgical correction is recommended because severe PEx can affect the physical a...

    Authors: Ayman M. Shaalan, Ibrahim Kasb, Eman E. Elwakeel and Yusra A. Elkamali

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:72

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Systemic inflammation is a recognised contributory factor in the pathogenesis of de novo post-operative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery. This study aims to determine whether serum soluble vascular en...

    Authors: Leanne Harling, Jonathan Lambert, Hutan Ashrafian, Ara Darzi, Nigel J. Gooderham and Thanos Athanasiou

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:70

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The aim of our study was to investigate, whether enhancement of left atrial cryoablation by ablation of the autonomic nervous system of left atrium leads to influencing the outcomes of surgical treatment of at...

    Authors: Jiří Bárta and Radim Brát

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:69

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  28. Content type: Research article

    The frequency of circulating endothelial cells (CEC) in patients’ peripheral blood can be assessed as a direct marker of endothelial damage. However, conventional enumeration methods are extremely challenging....

    Authors: Anton Sabashnikov, Klaus Neef, Vera Chesnokova, Leonie Wegener, Kathrin Godthardt, Maximilian Scherner, Elmar W. Kuhn, Antje-Christin Deppe, Meike Lauer, Kaveh Eghbalzadeh, Mohamed Zeriouh, Parwis B. Rahmanian, Jens Wippermann, Ferdinand Kuhn-Régnier, Navid Madershahian, Thorsten Wahlers…

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:68

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The Fontan procedure has been modified several times since it was introduced into practice in 1968. As many patients now survive to adulthood, attention is directed towards their clinical status and late morbi...

    Authors: Laurynas Bezuska, Virgilijus Lebetkevicius, Rita Sudikiene, Daina Liekiene and Virgilijus Tarutis

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:67

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  30. Content type: Case report

    Heyde syndrome is known as a triad of calcific aortic stenosis, anemia due to gastrointestinal bleeding from angiodysplasia, and acquired type 2A von Willebrand disease. This acquired hemorrhagic disorder is c...

    Authors: Tetsuro Uchida, Azumi Hamasaki, Eiichi Ohba, Atsushi Yamashita, Jun Hayashi and Mitsuaki Sadahiro

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:65

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Atrial fibrillation (AF) adversely affects surgical outcomes of cardiac valve surgery. Surgical ablation is an effective way to treat valvular AF. The aim of this study was to evaluate the late outcome of surg...

    Authors: Hailong Cao, Yunxing Xue, Qing Zhou, Minggang Yu, Chenbin Tang and Dongjin Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:63

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Psychosocial factors are useful predictors of adverse outcomes after solid organ transplantation. Although depression is a known predictor of poor outcomes in patients who undergo orthotopic heart transplantat...

    Authors: Maja Delibasic, Burhan Mohamedali, Nikola Dobrilovic and Jaishankar Raman

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:62

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  33. Content type: Case report

    Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (PAPVC) without an atrial septal defect (ASD) associated with coarctation of the aortic arch is a rare congenital cardiac anomaly. This rare combination is only de...

    Authors: Fu-Yang Mei, Zhi-Xuan Bai, Zhi-Bin Hu, Bing Zhou and Yong Cui

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:58

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of ablation duration during a maze procedure using a nitrous oxide-based cryosurgical system.

    Authors: Dong Seop Jeong, Ji Hoon You, Chang-Seok Jeon, Pyo Won Park, Kiick Sung, Wook Sung Kim and Young Tak Lee

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:60

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  35. Content type: Case report

    The presence of a fourth aortic valve cusp (quadricupsid aortic valve) is a rare congenital malformation and is often accompanied by other anomalies of the adjacent cardiovascular structures. Among these conco...

    Authors: Do Yeon Kim and Hwan Wook Kim

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:59

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  36. Content type: Research article

    As Staphylococcus aureus (SA) remains one of the leading cause of infective endocarditis (IE), this study evaluates whether S. aureus is associated with more severe infections or worsened outcomes compared to non...

    Authors: Sang Myung Han, Robert A. Sorabella, Sowmya Vasan, Mark Grbic, Daniel Lambert, Rahul Prasad, Catherine Wang, Paul Kurlansky, Michael A. Borger, Rachel Gordon and Isaac George

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:57

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  37. Content type: Research article

    The xenoantigenicity of porcine bioprosthetic valves is implicated as an etiology leading to calcification and subsequent valve failure. Decellularization of porcine valves theoretically could erase the antige...

    Authors: Meghana R. K. Helder, Nicholas J. Stoyles, Brandon J. Tefft, Ryan S. Hennessy, Rebecca R. C. Hennessy, Roy Dyer, Tyra Witt, Robert D. Simari and Amir Lerman

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:56

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock (PCCS) refractory to inotropic support and intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) occurs rarely but is almost universally fatal without mechanical circulatory support. In this system...

    Authors: Maziar Khorsandi, Scott Dougherty, Omar Bouamra, Vasudev Pai, Philip Curry, Steven Tsui, Stephen Clark, Stephen Westaby, Nawwar Al-Attar and Vipin Zamvar

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:55

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Smoking is a risk factor for postoperative pulmonary complications (PPC) following non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) surgery. The optimal timing for preoperative smoking cessation has not been identified. Our...

    Authors: Sebastian T. Lugg, Theofano Tikka, Paula J. Agostini, Amy Kerr, Kerry Adams, Maninder S. Kalkat, Richard S. Steyn, Pala B. Rajesh, Ehab Bishay, David R. Thickett and Babu Naidu

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:52

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  40. Content type: Case report

    Sleeve resection and reconstruction of the bronchial corner between the upper lobar bronchus and the intermediate bronchus is technique demanding.

    Authors: An Wang, Xiaofeng Chen, Dayu Huang and Shaohua Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:51

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Minimally invasive cardiac surgical techniques are increasingly applied in the treatment and management of a variety of adult ventricular septal defects (VSDs). However, repair of adult subarterial VSDs via le...

    Authors: YunFei Liao, Xiang Long, ShuQiang Zhu, Jun Tu, Hua Wen, JianJun Xu and YongBing Wu

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:48

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The effect of acute aortic dissection itself on coagulopathy or surgery-related coagulopathy has never been specifically studied. The aim of the present study was to perioperatively describe consumption coagul...

    Authors: Yuyong Liu, Lu Han, Jiachen Li, Ming Gong, Hongjia Zhang and Xinliang Guan

    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2017 12:50

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