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  1. Atrial septal defect is one of the most common types of congenital heart disease. This study aims to explore the surgical and cosmetic effects of open-heart surgery with right vertical axillary incision for si...

    Authors: Xiaohui Yang, Yuan Hu, Jie Dong, Peng Huang, Jinwen Luo, Guangxian Yang and Xicheng Deng
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:256
  2. The treatment of moderate functionalmitral regurgitation (FMR) during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is still debated. Our primary end point was to assess the improvement of “mitral valve reserve” (MVR...

    Authors: Fabrizio Ceresa, Antonio Micari, Antonino Salvatore Rubino, Liborio Mammana, Vito Pipitone, Giampiero Vizzari, Francesco Costa and Francesco Patanè
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:255
  3. We aimed to investigate the ability of the C-reactive protein-to-albumin ratio (CAR) to predict ascending aorta progression in patients with 40–50 mm diameter of ascending aortic dilatation. A total of 182 dia...

    Authors: Ahmet Dolapoglu, Eyüp Avci and Tuncay Kiris
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:254
  4. Soft coagulation using the VIO soft coagulation system is used to treat minor lung air leaks during pulmonary resection in Japan. We previously reported that it has a similar effect as the air leak treatment w...

    Authors: Yuki Takahashi, Ryunosuke Maki, Kodai Tsuruta, Makoto Tada, Wataru Arai, Yuma Shindo, Yasuyuki Nakamura, Masahiro Miyajima and Atsushi Watanabe
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:253
  5. Perigraft seroma is a persistent and sterile fluid confined within a fibrous pseudomembrane surrounding a graft that develops after graft replacement. Development of perigraft seroma is an uncommon complicatio...

    Authors: Shinji Kanemitsu, Shunsuke Sakamoto, Satoshi Teranishi and Toru Mizumoto
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:252
  6. An inadequate donor left atrial cuff is a rare technical issue after graft procurement for lung transplantation. With regard to the shortage of suitable donor organs for lung transplantation, these organs shou...

    Authors: Raphael S. Werner, Claudio Caviezel, Isabelle Opitz and Ilhan Inci
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:251
  7. The case of aortic valve stenosis complicated with lung cancer have compelled cardiovascular surgeons to make challenging. We report the first successful short-term outcomes of one-stage minimally invasive aor...

    Authors: Satoshi Sakakibara, Hiroyuki Nishi, Shinya Fukui, Mutsunori Kitahara, Kazuma Handa, Yumi Kakizawa, Takasumi Goto and Yasunobu Funakoshi
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:250
  8. Non-infectious sternal dehiscence (NISD) is a known complication following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), with previous studies estimating an incidence of 0.4–1% of surgeries. We aimed to study the in...

    Authors: Martin Silverborn, Leon Arnar Heitmann, Nanna Sveinsdottir, Sigurjon Rögnvaldsson, Tomas Thor Kristjansson and Tomas Gudbjartsson
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:249
  9. Brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV) and early diastolic transmitral flow velocity to mitral annular tissue velocity (E/e′)—which are markers of arterial stiffness and left ventricular (LV) filling press...

    Authors: Jae-Sung Choi, Se Jin Oh and Sohee Oh
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:248
  10. Due to demographic aging, the prevalence of coronary artery disease (CAD) is expected to increase in the future, resulting in a growing demand for stent and bypass interventions. This study aims to investigate...

    Authors: Sophia Nestler, Daniel Kreft, Peter Donndorf, Hüseyin Ince and Gabriele Doblhammer
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:246
  11. Inflammatory aortic aneurysms represent less than 5% of ascending aortic aneurysms and are mostly diagnosed intraoperatively. Furthermore, to our knowledge, a case of an accompanying inflammatory LAD aneurysm ...

    Authors: Amanda Stella, Alexandra Tuluca, Anastasia Arce and Louis Samuels
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:245
  12. To describe the long-term outcomes of mitral valve repair (MVr) versus mitral valve replacement (MVR) in patients with native valve infective endocarditis (IE) at a centre with high-repair rates.

    Authors: Clarissa Ng Yin Ling, David Bleetman, Soumik Pal, Hing Chi Kristie Leung, Habib Khan, Donald Whitaker, Olaf Wendler, Ranjit Deshpande and Max Baghai
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:243
  13. Hyperbilirubinemia (HB) is a serious complication in aortic arch surgery, which is associated with acute kidney injury (AKI). The association between HB and chronic kidney disease (CKD) is unknown. The aim of ...

    Authors: Lin Lyu, Haicheng Song, Guodong Gao, He Dong, Pingping Liao, Ziying Shen, Hui Liu, Haichen Chu and Li Yuan
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:242
  14. The purpose of this study was to introduce a new feasible and effective intraoperative localization technique for small peripheral pulmonary nodules in hybrid operating room.

    Authors: Hanbo Yu, Wenxin Tian, Yaoguang Sun, Qingjun Wu, Chao Ma, Peng Jiao, Chuan Huang, Donghang Li and Hongfeng Tong
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:241
  15. Primary pulmonary osteosarcoma (PPOS) is an uncommon malignancy originating from the lung with low incidence, and its clinical characteristics and prognosis have not been systematically reported. Therefore, we...

    Authors: Weijia Huang, Han-Yu Deng, Deyan Li, Peiwei Li, Kai Xu, Yu-Xiao Zhang, Jia-Hui Weng and Qinghua Zhou
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:240
  16. Traumatic tracheal injury is a rare type of trauma. In this type of injury, catastrophes may occur owing to a failure to secure the patient's airway. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is rescue therap...

    Authors: Haein Ko, Sang Gi Oh, Sang Yun Song, Kyo Seon Lee and Do Wan Kim
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:238
  17. The number of citations an article receives is a marker of its scientific influence within a particular specialty. This bibliometric analysis intended to recognise the top 100 cited articles in minimally-invas...

    Authors: Rickesh Bharat Karsan, Rhian Allen, Arfon Powell and Gwyn William Beattie
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:236
  18. Over the last two decades there has been an increase in the number of cardiac implantable electronic devices and consequently, there has also been an increased need for lead extractions. Fibrotic attachments d...

    Authors: Lindsay Volk, Nina Verghis, Hirohisa Ikegami, Manabu Takebe, Mark J. Russo, Leonard Y. Lee and Anthony Lemaire
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:235
  19. Thymic neoplasms are a relatively uncommon tumor, with the anterior mediastinum being the most common. Median sternotomy is the procedure of choice for the treatment of thymomas. With the advent of thoracoscop...

    Authors: Jincheng Wang, Yang Liu, Wenmao Zhuang and Yinghao Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:234
  20. Hyperlactatemia is a common metabolic disorder after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Epinephrine use has been identified as a potential cause of increased lactate levels after cardiac surgery. Str...

    Authors: Yu-Fei Zhan, Quan Shi, Yu-Chen Pan, Bao-Shi Zheng, Yi-Peng Ge, Tian-Ge Luo, Zhi-Hong Xiao and Wei Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:233
  21. Ventricular septal defect (VSD) is the most common congenital cardiac defect for which outcomes are not uniform. There is a lack of consensus on the risk factors for the unfavorable outcomes following surgical...

    Authors: Ayman R. Abdelrehim, Mustafa Al-Muhaya, Alassal A. Alkodami, Luna S. Baangood, Mansour Al-Mutairi, Abdul Quadeer, Fath A. Alabsi, M. Alashwal, Mohamed Mofeed F. Morsy, Abdulhameed A. Alnajjar and Sherif S. Salem
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:232
  22. To compare the surgical effects of coronary intervention through the transradial intervention (TRI) versus distal transradial intervention (dTRI) approach.

    Authors: Yingkai Xu, Hongzhen Niu, Yi Yu, Lixia Yang, Haiyang Wang, Biyang Zhang, Qi Zhao, Qiang Yong and Yujie Zhou
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:231
  23. Osteochondromas, also known as exostoses, are the most common benign tumors of bone and can be classified into isolated and multiple osteochondromas. A great majority of osteochondromas is asymptomatic, painle...

    Authors: Ruonan Pan, Xiaoqian Lu, Zhijun Wang, Lijun Duan and Dianbo Cao
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:230
  24. Following lung cancer surgery, patients often experience severe symptoms which are not properly assessed at discharge. The aim of this study was to identify the clinical presentation at discharge and the influ...

    Authors: Jia Liao, Yaqin Wang, Wei Dai, Xing Wei, Hongfan Yu, Pu Yang, Tianpeng Xie, Qiang Li, Xiaoqin Liu and Qiuling Shi
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:229
  25. Phase angle (PA) constitutes a bioelectrical impedance measurement, indicating cell membrane health and integrity, hydration, and nutritional status. Handgrip strength (HS) has been also associated with body c...

    Authors: Mairi Panagidi, Αndreas S. Papazoglou, Dimitrios V. Moysidis, Elpiniki Vlachopoulou, Marios Papadakis, Evangelia Kouidi, Antonios Galanos, Georgios Tagarakis and Kyriakos Anastasiadis
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:227
  26. Patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer with a lesion length greater than 8 cm (LCWEC) are prone to high mortality in a short time due to esophagotracheal fistula (ETF) and esophagoaortic fistula (EAF...

    Authors: Yunfei Wu, XuWu, Junhua Zhang, Xiang Li, Nanbo Liu, Jun Li, Xuyuan Chen and Lichun Wei
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:226
  27. Previous study found that C-reactive protein (CRP) can predict bleeding after on-pump CABG. To evaluate whether preoperative C-reactive protein (CRP) can be a novel marker of postoperative bleeding in patients...

    Authors: Xiaojie Liu, Yang Yu, Lijuan Wang, Sudena Wang, Yuchen Gao and Hushan Ao
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:225
  28. Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is the most common complication after cardiothoracic surgery or cardiac intervention. Colchicine is an anti-inflammatory agent that was associated with improved cardiov...

    Authors: Hong Zhao, Yueming Chen, Min Mao, Jun Yang and Jing Chang
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:224
  29. For complex surgical procedures a volume-outcome relationship can often be demonstrated implicating multiple factors at a unit and surgeon specific level. This study aims to investigate this phenomenon in lung...

    Authors: Victoria Rizzo, Edward J. Caruana, Kathrin Freystaetter, Gareth Parry and Stephen C. Clark
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:223
  30. Acute Type A Aortic Dissection (ATAAD) is a cardiothoracic emergency that requires urgent intervention. Elderly status, particularly age over 80, is an independent risk factor for mortality and morbidity. The ...

    Authors: Aditya Eranki, Michael Merakis, Michael L. Williams, Campbell D. Flynn, Claudia Villanueva, Ashley Wilson-Smith, Yangsin Lee and Ross Mejia
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:222
  31. Situs inversus totalis (SIT) is a relatively rare congenital abnormality in which the major thoracic and abdominal visceral organs are reversed from their usual positions. In patients with SIT and bronchial ca...

    Authors: Chen Yang, Wenjian Jin, Xiao Fan, Liang Zheng, Hui Wang and Qianyun Wang
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:221
  32. High bifurcation of the deep femoral artery (DFA) is rare in clinical practice, and patients with this variation are less likely to receive venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (V-A ECMO) treatment...

    Authors: Liwen Du, Leilei Zhu, Yongwei Shi, Peng Liu and Kai Xun
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:220
  33. In chronic kidney disease (CKD), using cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) may contribute to renal dysfunction. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB) is one technique that preserved renal function, but the...

    Authors: Amarit Phothikun, Weerachai Nawarawong, Apichat Tantraworasin and Thitipong Tepsuwan
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:219
  34. Pulmonary sequestration (PS) is a rare lesion with independent blood supply from an anomalous systemic artery. A timely resection is considered as the best treatment for PS. Three-dimensional computed tomograp...

    Authors: Wenlong Zheng, Miao Zhang, Wenbin Wu, Hui Zhang and Xinhui Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:218
  35. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a progressive disease. Although great progress has been made in its diagnosis and treatment in recent years, its mortality rate is still very significant. The pathophys...

    Authors: Zai-qiang Zhang, Sheng-kui Zhu, Man Wang, Xin-an Wang, Xiao-hong Tong, Jian-qiao Wan and Jia-wang Ding
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:216
  36. Postoperative pericardial effusion is common after cardiovascular surgery. We aimed to examine the effectiveness of posterior pericardiotomy in reducing the incidence of postoperative pericardial effusion and ...

    Authors: Yasumi Maze, Toshiya Tokui, Masahiko Murakami, Daisuke Yamaguchi, Ryosai Inoue, Koji Hirano, Bun Nakamura and Hisato Ito
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:214
  37. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) had spread into a pandemic affecting healthcare providers worldwide. Heart failure patients with implanted cardiac devices require close follow-up in-spite of pandemic relat...

    Authors: Péter Ezer, Marin Gergics, István Szokodi and Attila Kónyi
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:213
  38. To compare clinical and economic outcomes after sternotomy for cardiac surgery with skin closure through 2-octyl cyanoacrylate plus polymer mesh tape (2OPMT) versus conventional absorbable sutures plus waterpr...

    Authors: Bob Kiaii, Stephen S. Johnston, Se Ryeong Jang, Nivesh Elangovanraaj, Pranjal Tewari and Brian Po-Han Chen
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:212
  39. There is a growing interest in minimally invasive left atrial appendage closure therapies. However, for successful catheter surgery, it is necessary to achieve high-quality postoperative recovery. The aim of t...

    Authors: Qiongzhen Li, Haixia Yao, Jingxiang Wu, Meiying Xu, Hong Xie and Dongjin Wu
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:211
  40. Esophageal carcinosarcoma (ECS) is a rare malignant tumor that often presents as an intraluminal polypoid lesion in the esophageal lumen. The pathogenesis of esophageal carcinosarcoma is not clear and its etio...

    Authors: Ziyao Fang, Tian Xia, Shu Pan, Chun Xu, Sheng Ju, Ziqing Shen and Jun Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:210
  41. Minimally invasive aortic surgery is growing in popularity among surgeons. Although many clinical reports have proven both the safety and efficacy from a surgical point of view, there are few data regarding it...

    Authors: Mohammed Abd Al Jawad and Faisal Mourad
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:208
  42. In most cases, it is not difficult to differentiate common left ventricular (LV) cardiac myxomas from fibromas because they are different disease entities and have different imaging findings. Herein, we presen...

    Authors: Liang-Yan Xia, Hong-Ling Zhu, Rong-Hang Li, Xiao-Hua Pan, Bo Liu and Jing Xu
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:207
  43. Acute lung injury (ALI) is a continuum of lung changes associated with uncontrolled excessive lung inflammation. However, the pathogenesis of ALI is still complicated and effective clinical pharmacological man...

    Authors: Hongbing Cheng, Yanfang Zhu, Liangji Chen and Yalan Wang
    Citation: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2022 17:206

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