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March 2018


1. Alshaikh HN, Katz NM, Gani F, Nagarajan N, Canner JK, Kacker S, Najjar PA, Higgins RS, Schneider EB. Financial Impact of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Operations in the United States.Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31476-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.053. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: acute kidney injury, cardiac surgery, financial impact https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29275828

2. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Grimm JC, Suarez-Pierre A, Patel N, Sciortino CM, Zehr KJ, Mandal K, Tedford RJ, Russell SD, Conte JV, Higgins RS, Cameron DE, Whitman GJ. A comprehensive risk score to predict prolonged hospital length of stay after heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):83-90. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.07.012.
Key words: risk score, prolonged hospital stay, heart transplantation

3. Crawford TC, Magruder JT, Fraser C, Suarez-Pierre A, Alejo D, Bobbitt J, Fonner CE, Canner JK, Horvath K, Wehberg K, Taylor B, Kwon C, Whitman GJ, Conte JV, Salenger R; Investigators for the Maryland Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative. Less is more: results of a statewide analysis of the impact of blood transfusion on coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):129-136. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.062.
Key words: blood transfusion, coronary artery bypass, MCSQI

4. D'Agostino RS, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Fernandez FG, Paone G, Wormuth DW, Shahian DM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2018 update on outcomes and quality. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):15-23. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.10.035.
Key words: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Adult Cardiac Surgery Database, Outcome, Quality

5. Garcia AV, Lukish J. Minimally invasive patent ductus arteriosus. Clinics in Perinatology. 2017 Dec;44(4):763-771.
Key words: Patent ductus arteriosus, Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Premature infants, Congenital heart disease

6. Gosev I, Kiernan MS, Eckman P, Soleimani B, Kilic A, Uriel N, Rich JD, Katz JN, Cowger J, Lima B, McGurk S, Brisco-Bacik MA, Lee S, Joseph SM, Patel CB; Evolving Mechanical Support Research Group (EMERG) Investigators. Long-term survival in patients receiving a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 1. pii: S0003-4975(17)31218-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.08.057. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: left ventricular assist device, survival

7. Hicks CW, Canner JK, Karagozlu H, Mathioudakis N, Sherman RL, Black JH 3rd, Abularrage CJ. The Society for Vascular Surgery Wound, Ischemia, and foot Infection (WIfI) classification system correlates with cost of care for diabetic foot ulcers treated in a multidisciplinary setting. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Dec 13. pii: S0741-5214(17)32288-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.08.090. [Epub ahead of print]

8. Hong JC, Saraswat MK, Ellison TA, Magruder JT, Crawford T, Gardner JM, Padula WV, Whitman GJ. Staphylococcus aureus prevention strategies in cardiac surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan;105(1):47-53. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.06.033.
Key words: Staphylococus Aureus, Cardiac Surgery, Cost-Effective Analysis

9. Houmsse M, McDavid A, Kilic A. Diminutive porcelain ascending aorta with supravalvular aortic stenosis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 21. pii: S0003-4975(17)31628-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.11.050. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: porcelain ascending aorta, subpravalvular aortic stenosis

10. Kindzelski BA, Corcoran P, Siegenthaler MP, Horvath KA. Postoperative acute kidney injury following intraoperative blood product transfusions during cardiac surgery. Perfusion. 2018 Jan;33(1):62-70. doi: 10.1177/0267659117712405.
Key words: acute kidney injury, intraoperative blood product transfusions, cardiac surgery

11. Lancaster TS, Schill MR, Greenberg JW, Ruaengsri C, Schuessler RB, Lawton JS, Maniar HS, Pasque MK, Moon MR, Damiano RJ Jr, Melby SJ. Long-Term Survival Prediction for CABG: Validation of the ASCERT Model with Comparison to STS PROM. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec 19. pii: S0003-4975(17)31622-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.11.045. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29273200.
Key words: CABG, ASCERT Model, STS PROM.

12. Margonis GA, Buettner S, Andreatos N, Wagner D, Sasaki K, Barbon C, Beer A, Kamphues C, Løes IM, He J, Pawlik TM, Kaczirek K, Poultsides G, Lønning PE, Cameron JL, Mischinger HJ, Aucejo FN, Kreis ME, Wolfgang CL, Weiss MJ. Prognostic factors change over time after hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases: a multi-institutional, international analysis of 1099 patients. Ann Surg. 2018 Jan 18; doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002664.
Key words: changing prognosis; colorectal liver metastases; extrahepatic disease; surgical margin

13. McDavid A, MacBrair K, Emani S, Yu L, Lee PHU, Whitson BA, Lampert BC, Agarwal R, Kilic A. Anticoagulation management following left ventricular assist device implantation is similar across all provider strategies. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2018 Jan 1;26(1):60-65. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivx255.
Key words: anticoagulation, left ventricular assist device

14. Meza JM, Hickey E, McCrindle B, Blackstone E, Anderson B, Overman D, Kirklin JK, Karamlou T, Caldarone C, Kim R, DeCampli W, Jacobs M, Guleserian K, Jacobs JP, Jaquiss R; Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society Timing of S2P Working Group. The optimal timing of Stage-2-palliation after the Norwood operation. Ann Thorac Surg. 20 18 Jan;105(1):193-199. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.05.041.
Key words: Stage 2 Palliation, Norwood

15. Nelson-McMillan K, Ravekes WJ, Thompson WR, Brown KM, Wolff L, Wadia RS, McNamara LM, Shaffner DH, Berkowitz ID, Jacobs ML, Vricella LA. Membrane Oxygenator Use With Biventricular Assist Device: Facilitation of Support and Lung Recovery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 Jan;9(1):105-109. doi: 10.1177/2150135116668832. Epub 2016 Dec 6.
Key words: Membrane oxygnator, biventricular assist device, lung recovery

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