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Reviewer acknowledgements 2016

The editors and staff of Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery would like to warmly thank the reviewers whose comments helped to shape the journal, for their invaluable assistance with review of manuscripts in Volume 11 (2016).

Muhammad Aasim, Pakistan

Aaron Abarbanell, United States

Burak Acikgoz, Turkey

Qi Ai, China

Raja Parvez Akhtar, Pakistan

Mohamed Alattar, Egypt

Marc Albert, Germany

Gabriel Aldea, United States

AA Ali, United States

Keith Allen, United States

Rui Almeida, Brazil

Reda Al-Refaie, Egypt

Bahaaldin Alsoufi, United States

Peter Alston, United Kingdom

Salah Altarabsheh, Jordan

Khalid Amer, United Kingdom

RH Anderson, United Kingdom

Gianni Angelini, United Kingdom

Beatrice Aramini, Italy

Michael Argenziano, United States

Tsuneo Ariyoshi, Japan

Thanos Athanasiou, United Kingdom

Harun Avdagic, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Abbasali Badami, United States

Faisal Bakaeen, United States

Enzo Ballotta, Italy

Clifford Barlow, United Kingdom

Hardy Baumbach, Germany

Kalman Benke, United States

A Bentley, United Kingdom

Jacob Bergsland, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jose M  Bernal, Spain

Alessandro Bertani, Italy

Sai Bhagra, United Kingdom

Fausto  Biancari, Italy

Gil Bolotin, Israel

Stefano Bongiolatti, Italy

Korkut  Bostanci, Turkey

Radim Brat, Czech Republic

Giordano Bruno, Brazil

Jonathan Buber, Israel

Antonio Maria Calafiore, Saudi Arabia

Leonardo S. Canale, United States

Luis Caneo, United States

Khang Cao, Vietnam

Massimo Caputo, United States

Giuseppe Cardillo, United States

Lucio Careddu, Italy

Thierry  Carrel, Switzerland

Fatmir Caushi, Albania

Parminder Chagger, United Kingdom

Budhaditya Chakraborty, United States

Roderick Chalmers, United Kingdom

David Chambers, United Kingdom

KM Charlton-Ouw, United States

Liangwan Chen, China

Long-Qi Chen, United States

Gregory Cherr, United States

Randolph Chitwood Jr., United States

Jong Bum Choi, South Korea

Se Hoon Choi, South Korea

Torsten Christ, Germany

H Chubb, United Kingdom

Oved Cohen, Israel

Michael Crittenden, United States

Nicholas Cruden, United Kingdom

Mark Danton, United Kingdom

Ahmad Darwazah, Israel

Joao-Carlos Das-Neves-Pereira, France

Piroze Davierwala, Germany

Federico Davini, Italy

Gijs De Maat, Netherlands

Peter M Denk, United States

Todd Dewey, United States

Duccio Di Carlo, Italy

Alpha Diallo, United Kingdom

Smets Dirk, Belgium

Laura Donahoe, Canada

Kim Dong Kwan, South Korea

Harikrishna Doshi, United Kingdom

Jerry Easo, Germany

John Elefteriades, United States

A El-Gamel, United Kingdom

Serkan  Enön, Turkey

Raimund Erbel, United States

Nevzat  Erdil, Turkey

Lothar Faber, Germany

Federico Faccenna, United States

H Fawzy, United States

RH Feins, United States

Amedeo Ferlosio, Italy

Matteo Ferrarini, Italy

Richard Feyrer, Germany

Alfonso Fiorelli, Italy

Michael Firstenberg, United States

P. Marco Fisichella, United States

M Floria, United States

Matthew J Forshaw, United States

Alexey  Frolov, Russia

Tomoyuki Fujita, Japan

Shinichi Fukuhara, United States

Toshihiro Fukui, Japan

Domenico Galetta, Italy

Mario Gaudino, Italy

Daniyar Gilmanov, Italy

Vincenzo Giordano, United Kingdom

Mattia Glauber, Italy

Ugur Baba Gocen, United States

Jose Gonzalez Santos, Spain

Dominique Gossot, France

R Gottardi, Austria

Martin Grapow, Switzerland

Lorenzo Grazioli, Italy

Kevin Greason, United States

Isaac Guimaraes, Brazil

Helmut Gulbins, Germany

Rune Haaverstad, Norway

Henrik Jessen Hansen, Denmark

Leanne Harling, United Kingdom

Deborah Harrington, United Kingdom

KM Harris, United States

AB Hassinger, United States

T Hato, United States

Robin H. Heijmen, Netherlands

GL Hicks, United States

Sven Hillinger, Switzerland

Yuji Hiramatsu, United States

Hitoshi  Hirose, United States

Tomoyuki Hishida, Japan

Vibeke  Hjortdal, Denmark

HH Hsu, United States

Shengshou Hu, China

Shingo  Iwano, Japan

Hironori Izutani, Japan

Neerod Jha, United Arab Emirates

Marcelo Jimenez, Spain

Erkan Kaba, Turkey

AS Kalokhe, United States

Hirokazu Kanegane, Japan

Yukihiro Kaneko, Japan

Pankaj Kaul, United Kingdom

Pradeep Kaul, United Kingdom

Minoo Kavarana, United States

Ali Zamir Khan, India

Charanjit Khurana, United States

Teresa Kieser, Canada

Ryutaro Kikuchi, Japan

Hyun Koo Kim, South Korea

Naoyuki Kimura, Japan

Alan Kirk, United Kingdom

Christopher Knott-Craig, United States

Gregor Jan Kocher, Switzerland

Takushi Kohmoto, United States

Tadasu Kohno, Japan

Shyam Kolvekar, United Kingdom

Askin Korkmaz, Turkey

Robert Kormos, United States

Hiroshi Kubota, Japan

M Kuijpers, Netherlands

S Ram Kumar, United States

Valerie Lacroix, Belgium

Eduardo Lapa, United States

K Lasithiotakis, Greece

João Carlos Leal, United States

Cheul Lee, South Korea

Massimo Lemma, United States

Antonio Lio, Italy

Lunxu Liu, China

Heyman Luckraz, United Kingdom

Chwan-Yau Luo, Taiwan

Wei-Guo Ma, United States

Jinshan Ma, China

Michael Mack, United States

N Mahalle, United States

S Malaisrie, United States

Sotirios Marinakis, Belgium

Giuseppe Marulli, United States

Jorge Mascaro, United Kingdom

Donna Maziak, Canada

Nikhil Meena, United States

Reza John Mehran, United States

Omar Asdrúbal Vilca Mejía, United States

Paolo Mendogni, United States

JM Mier, United States

Masashi Mikubo, Japan

Yoshio Misawa, Japan

Mochael Monge, United States

Marc Moon, United States

Fernando Moraes, Brazil

Takeshi Mori, Japan

Akimasa Morisaki, Japan

MI Muhammad, United States

Henrique Murad, Brazil

Hiroyuki Nakajima, Japan

Teruya  Nakamura, Japan

Paolo Nardi, Italy

Calvin Ng, Hong Kong

Vinicius Nina, Brazil

Takashi Ohtsuka, Japan

Chin Siang Ong, United States

Minoru Ono, Japan

Satoru Osaki, United States

Abderrahman Ouban, United States

Sanjay Pai, India

Bharat Pancholy, United States

Gaetano Paone, United States

Sotiris Papaspyros, United Kingdom

Alessandro Pardolesi, Italy

Andreas Paschalis, United Kingdom

Marios  Patronis, United Kingdom

Konrad Pawelczyk, Poland

Giles Peek, United States

Kerem Pekkan, Turkey

John Pepper, United Kingdom

Erkki Pesonen, United States

Mate Petricevic, Croatia

Sai Prasad, United Kingdom

Prakash Punjabi, United Kingdom

Manoj Purohit, United Kingdom

Eugenio Quaini, United States

Mohammad Rahnavardi, Australia

Jai Raman, United States

Eduardo Rocha, Brazil

Lorenzo Rosso, United States

Alistair Royse, Australia

Antonino S. Rubino, Italy

Marek Rudnicki, United Kingdom

Alessio Rungatscher, Italy

Valerie Rusch, United States

Joseph F. Sabik, United States

Sameh Said, United States

Tomas Salerno, United States

Özgür Samancılar, Turkey

Anand Sancheti, India

Harleen Sandhu, United States

Paolo Scanagatta, Italy

Hans Joachim Schafers, United States

Colin Schieman, Canada

David Scott, United Kingdom

Kasra Shaikhrezai, United Kingdom

Y Shargall, Canada

Rajiv Sharma, Australia

Alan Shenkin, United Kingdom

Enyi Shi, United States

Fumiaki Shikata, Japan

Takeshi Shinkawa, United States

Ming Si, United States

Matthias Siepe, Germany

JM Smits, United States

David Sonetti, United States

Lorenzo Spaggiari, Italy

Vivek Srivastava, United States

E Stoelben, Germany

Michiharu Suga, Japan

S Sugimoto, Japan

M Tadic, United States

David Taggart, United Kingdom

Kazuyoshi Tajima, Japan

Tamaki Takano, Japan

Gordana Taleska, Slovenia

Carl Tommaso, United States

Tom Treasure, United Kingdom

Timothy Trotter, United States

Melih Tugay, Turkey

Mediha Turktan, United States

Juan Pablo Umana, United States

Henricus F.M. van der Heijden, Netherlands

Prem Venugopal, Australia

Frank Vermassen, Belgium

Giorgio Vigano, United States

Marco Vola, France

Thorsten Walles, Germany

Atsushi Watanabe, Japan

Pierre Wauthy, Belgium

Douglas West, United Kingdom

B Jakub Wilhelm, United States

K. S. Woo, Hong Kong

Quansheng Xing, United States

Mohd Yakub, Malaysia

H Yaliniz, Turkey

Hiroshi Yamamoto, Japan

Mohammed Yasin, United Kingdom

Can Yerebakan, Germany

Bedrettin Yildizeli, Turkey

B Yoldas, United States

Cabir Yüksel, Turkey

Hongmei Zeng, China

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